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The Carolina Watchman "The Watchman Carries a‘Summary of ^All The T^etus” y~ FOUNDED 1832—100TH YEAR SALISBURY, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER, 23, 1932 • VOL. 100, No. 8. PRICE 2 CENTS : -—— - —. —• i i —— ■ ■ ■ 4 ■ * ■ —— — — _ Rowan County Fait Begins Monday Clyde Hoey To Speak Here Oct 4th. Five Daily Features Arranged Will Award Long List Of Prizes Attractions Include HoYse And Auto Races, Fireworks, Shows And Acrobatic Stunts Exhibits Of Best Farm Products And Stock Will Be Placed On Dis play For Premiums The Rowan county fair begins Monday at Maple Grove park and continues through Saturday. Elaborate plans have been made to have this year’s fair program excel any previous event of this type in the county. The fair catalog lists hundreds of prizes and premiums to be awarded for the best in farm products and atock. ' other musical ami show talent. SrKhft! r.fiilHrpn will admitfpH to the grounds free Tuesday. W. P. McCanless, owner, and Paul Whitlock, secretary, are in active charge of the fair. Arrangements have been made to accommodate the huge crowds which always attend these annual festivals. Many hundreds from neighboring towns and counties are also expected to be in attendance. OPENS NEW GROCERY STORE R. L. Lyerly and L. B. Beck are opening a new grocery store in the building known as the Owen place in Spencer. The new owners are trading under the name of Central Cash Store. 16,177 ROAD PRISONERS In 67 camps the state highway de partment handled 16,177 prisoners in the year ending June 30. The aver age daily population was 4,163. BURGLAR FOLLOWS INSTRUC TIONS IN NOTE—GETS $15.00 When a burglar broke into the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Boston, Hav erhill, Mass., recently, he found a note on the kitchen table telling Mrs. Boston’s daughter that $ 15 had been hidden in a bedroom. \ The man followed instructions and escaped • with the money. Private Wm. D. Lord. U. S. Army "Miracle Man" who claims to have control of his subconscious mind in performing 12 separate mental tests at the same time, has willed his brain Sa Cornell University at his death. Good ' Mo RNING LOVE’S SECRET One of the best ways for a fellow to build up confidence in a woman is to teach her jujutsu. To be the thing we seem To do the thing we deem Enjoined by duty; To walk in faith, nor dream Of questioning God’s scheme Of truth and beauty. "I beg your pardon, sir, but what is your name?” "Name?” echoed the indignant man. "Don’t you see my signature on the register?” “I do, sir,” replied the clerk. "That’s what aroused my curiosity.” Doc: I’m sorry to say you have some terrible unknown disease that’s incurable. Lady: Oh, doctor, couldn’t you give me a ^ice name for it by my next bridge club meeting. Gushing Clerk: That coat fits you like a glove, sir. Purchaser (dryly): So I see. The sleeves cover my hands. "Don’t let that poor boy be out upon that log,” howled the heroine. "No. I never saw such people,” re turned the villain. Fond Mother: And why don’t you want to be President? Child: ’Cause Capone made that much a day. There was a discussion denouncing the evils of prohibition. First toper: If the Lord had meant us to drink water, He would have never have put fishes in it. Second toper: Yes, and think of thii', if water rots your boots, what will it do to your stomach. "Do they have any restrictions at your university?” "Only one.” "What is it?” "Don’t get caught.” Speakeasies are breaking up the home, and Prohibition agents are breaking up both., I understand that Mayme won the prize at the costume ball the other night; what did she wear She wore some of the lingerie her friends gave her for Christmas. Dejected Lover: Is there no hope for me? Object of Passion: I dunno. What’re you hoping for? \ "You brute! Never kiss me that way again.” "A mere slip of the tongue, my Hear.”—Ohio State Sun Dial. Guide: And this, gentlemen, is the famous Wailing Wall. Traveling Journalist: Well, where's the sob sisters? * Oscar: You say your wife used to be a beautiful woman? Oswald: Yes, but she got over that. —Arizona Kitty-Kat. I’m a self-made man. That relieves some one of an Un pleasant responsibility, s First: Where’s my golf socks? Second: The ones with eighteen holes. "What do you do?” "I make honey.” "I thought bees made honey.” "Not my honey.” t-^r Lindy and Ann in Pure Silver 1 " .. . - . . ... ,L— I These new portraits busts in pure silver, oi Col. and Mrs. Charles A Lindbergh have been added to the Lindbergh Collection at the lefferson Memorial Building in St Louis. They are by the Japanese sculptor, Shinzo Fi&unara, and awarded in commemoration of their flight to the Orient Roosevelt Offers Program For Saving Nation’s Railroads i Salt Lake City.—More than 10, ta^xnacle to hear Franklin D. Roosevelt, democratic presidential nominee, deliver his rail road speech. Roosevelt, introduced by Governor George Dern of Utah, launched im mediately into his prepared address. The nominee frequently vTas inter rupted with applause as he enunciat ed his "cure” for 'ills of the nation’s transportation system and when he digressed for a few moments to pro mise that he would act upon the sil ver question, one of paramount im portance in Utah and other far west ern states. The six points of the Roosevelt program. 1. Preliminary development of a national transportation policy. 2. Thorough overhauling of fed eral law affecting railroad receiver ships and all kinds of public utility receiverships. 3. Regulation by Interstate Com merce commission of competing motor carriers. 4. Elimination of non-paying mil eage and revision of strict interpre tation of policy of enforced compe tition. 5. Conclusion of proposed consoli dations which are lawful and in pub lic interest. 6. Regulation of "railroad hold ing companies.” WATAUGA DEPUTY SHOT J.' C. Farthing, Watauga deputy, was badly wounded with a buckshot load in his body when he attempted to arrest a negro, Raiph Horton, at Boone, Saturday night. A ' posse headed. Horton and his brother, Nor wood, off as they tried to cross the Tennessee line. Ralph Horton was killed and -Norwood Horton wound ed. The latter is held for the wound ing of the deputy. I ..—* ' ' " - KILLED IN CAR’S WRECK A car overturned in Rockingham county early Saturday as two Dan vijle youths were returning from the Leaksville fair. Norwood Hatcher, 21, was killed. Willard Ligon rolled free anr was unhurt. ’ _ RUSSELL BEATS CRISP Georgia’s Governor Russell last week won the Democratic senatorial nomination over Congressman Char les R. Crisp by a big majority. FOREIGN LEGION DISASTER Over 100 French foreign legion naires were killed and 100 hurt in the derailment of a troop train in Algo ria last ueek. Authorities suspect the wreck due to criminal activities. -- ■ • • ■■■ 11 ■' ■' ' - - > Miss America—1932 Miss Dorothy Hann, Camden, N J is “Miss America” for 1932. She was awarded the annual beauty title in the final judging at Wildwood, N J„ in a field of forty beauties from all parts of the U S. MEDICAL SCIENTIST DIES Sir Ronald Ross, who discovered the anopheles mosquito carries ithe germs of malaria and thus brought about control of a world-wide scour ge died in London on Friday, age 75. FIND BOY'S SKELETON The skeleton of Coy Goins, 17, missing since May 21, when he was sought in the investigation of the murder of James Beliah, aged miser near Ayersville in Rockingham coun ty, was found last week in a deep ra vine. It- is thought he committed suicide. LEGION PICKS VIRGINIAN Louis A. Johnson, Clarksburg, W. Va., but a native of Roanoke, Va., was picked Thursday by the Ameri can Legion, in national convention at Portland, Oregon, as ^ommander. The Legion voted 1,167 to 109 for immediate payment of the bonus. Mrs A. S. Blackburn, Versailles, Ky., was made president of the national wom an’s auxiliary to the Legion. SOCIALISTS NEED 7,000 NAMES The Socialists, who are trying to get 10,000 signatures asking inclu sion of the party’s presidential can didates on the official N. C. ballot, still lack about 7,000 names. The party has until September 78 to se cure the required names. I i ■ r-"1 i News Briefs ■■ * LAMB HELD FOR MURDER Benny Lamb, arrested for the slay ing near Hertford of Linford Chap pell, August 1, was held without bond for higher court on Friday. Chap pell’s wife said her,husband' left with Lamb 20 minutes before the -shot was fired. N. C. DEFICIT A MILLION General, highway and agricultural expenditures of the state all exceeded receipts, the state ended the last fis cal year with a net deficit of $1,019, 322 in operating expenses. Expendi tures totaled $53,327,718 and receipts were $52,308,396. COLLEGE LIBRARY BURNS Damage of $25,000 or more was done by a September 15 fire to the library of the Woman’s college of the state university, Greensboro. The 100,000 books were not touched by fire but suffered an undetermined damage from water. Origin of the fire is not known. It was discovered at 3 a. m. GERMANY LEAVES ARMS MEET Germany will not take part in the forthcoming international disarma ment conference, she announced last week. It is regarded a further move of the government to secure the right to equal arms with other nations. LEAGUE FIGHTS BONUS -The National Economy league on Friday declared strong opposition to cash payment of the bonus as de manded by the American Legion con vention. It declares payment would impose an intolerable financial bur den on the nation. DUBOIS MYSTERY SOLVED The mysterious disappearance of Mrs. Edith Dubois, of Tuckahoe, N. Y., was solved at Plymouth Friday in the finding of her body buried in a concrete crypt in the basement of a home occupied by her husband under an assumed name. The body was founjd five hours after Charles Du Bois, the husband, had1 killed himself. He is thought to have murdered her. ALEX SHUFORD DROWNS ' A. Alex. Shuford, 5 3, industrial leader and head of the Shuford mills organization at Hickory, N. C., was drowned Saturday afternoon at Vir ginia Beach. The drowning was thought to have been due to a heart attack, although life guards said it was accidental. Mr. Shuford has rented a summer cottage and was at the beach with his family. 7 DIES OF POISON DOSE William V. Worth, 56, died in Greensboro Sunday, from a poison dose he intentionally swallowed five days before. He left notes saying it was the best way out of his troubles. > CANDLER MAN SUICIDE Distracted by ill-health, Thomas R. Watts, Candler, slashed his throat with a pocketknife, September 15, and then plunged to death-in a pool of water near the base 'of Mt. Pisgah. • _ HANES STRIKE ENDS The week-end strike of 900 em ployes of the Hanes hosiery mill, of Winston-Salem, ended Friday with a return to work. No boost in wages was promised. CORNELIUS VETERAN SUICIDE Mazon Westmoreland, 34, war veteran, was found shot to death in his Cornelius home, Friday. Author ities said it appeared suicide. GRADE CROSSING KILLING A northbound Southern train hit the. automobile of Bascomb Sorrell, Charlotte, at . a King’s Mountain grade crossing, Friday, severely in juring his and killing John J. George, 60, Cherryville. ; Shelby Man Opens Fight For Dems. Democratic Campaign Is Getting Definitely Underway As Election Day Approaches Speakers List Includes Doughton, Bailey, Reynold,s Ehringhaus, Murphy And Others. Clyde R. Hoey, Shelby lawyer and known as the silver tongued orator of the south, will open the Rowan County Democratic campaign Tues day night, October 4, at the court house, according to an announce ment made by Ross M. Sigmon chair man of the Rowan county Democra tic Executive committee. A number of other speakers of state and national importance have been scheduled to make addresses here in the fall campaign in behalf of Rowan county democracy. These include: R. L. Doughton, congress man from this district; J. W. Bailey, United States Senator; R. R. Rey nolds, Asheville attorney and demo cratic nominee for the. U. S. senate; J. C. B. Ehringhaus, democratic gub ernatorial nominee. A PfArrll n n f A rVio rsraron t nlinc o - - r- i several out of state speakers, of nat ional prominence, will be invited to oeak also at Salisbury b close of the campaign. Gene Tunney, former heavyweight champion of the world, who is sche duled to speak in Charlotte shortly before the election November 8, and who is campaigning in behalf of the democratic national ticket, will pro bably be invited to speak in Salisburv it was stated. Should he speak in Charlotte, it is believed the chances are good to have him also come to Salisbury. At '■the present time, Tunney is in Paris with his wife who is ill, but he is expected to return to this country immediately upon be ing assured of his wife’s recovery. Walter Murphy will conclude the campaign in Rowan county on the night of Nov. 7, on the eve of the election, with an address in the coun ty courthouse. SIX KILLED IN GUN BATTLE Four gangsters and two officers were killed in a battle in a thicket near ^Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Sunday, when 17 peace officers rounded up the gang who shot and killed a wom an on September 2 as she drove along a highway. A third officer was wounded. OTEEN POSTOFFICE LOOTED Yeggmen beat open the safe in the Oteen postoffice ' near Asheville early Sunday and secured over $1,000 in currency. Still Mrs. Rudy Vallee Over the phone from Reno, Fay Webb Vallee learned that she still loved her “Vagabond Lover” hus band and radio crooner so they long distantly kissed and made up. “Just a foolish quarrel and so senseless," says Fay.