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One State Radio
Station Will Be
In This Section
As a result of experiments car
ried on over a period of months
State officials have decided to builc
five police radio stations and locat<
them near Williamston, Elizabeth
town, Raleigh, Salisbury and Ashe
ville, says the Raleigh News anc
Although sepcification for th«
stations had not been completed
the compilation of data collectec
by radio experts is completi
enough to make certain that fiv<
stations will suffice and that theii
best location to cover the State will
be in the vicinity of the five places
Director of Purchase A. S. Brow
ed said that bids for the construc
tion of the five transmitters will be
advertised for January 13 and
opened January 30. Captain
Charles Former, of the state high
way patrol, estimated that it would
require two months from the time
the contracts are awarded to put
the stations in order.
In addititon to the five stations,
the State will ask for bids on about
200 receiving sets. The law re
quires that one be put in the office
of each of the 100 sheriffs of the
State and each district office, cat
and motorcycle of the patrol will
have them.
The last Legislature, which en
acted the police radio law, estimat
ed that the cost of the radio equip
ment in the State would be about
$65,000, but Mr. Brower believgs
it will exceed that amount.
The five stations located as
planned will give almost complete
coverage of the State both day and
night, although there will be some
"dead spots” especially in the
mountan sections. The terrain in
the far west, however, is such that
even with the construction of six
stations 100 per cent coverage
probably could not be achieved for
both stationary and portable re
To begin with there will be no
wire connection between the five
broadcasting stations but it is
planned to have each broadcasting
station sufficiently equipped with
receiving sets that can catch the
broadcasts from other stations and
relay any information of import
ance to their sections.
It has been suggested also, that
the several stations be connected by
teletype and in time arrangements
may be made to connect them all
by wire so that when the occasion
demands one broadcast would be
sent out from each of the five sta
ine State ponce raoio system was
one of the three major acts to pro
mote highway safety and the en
forcement of highway laws passed
by the last Legislature. The patrol
was more than doubled in size, the
State automobile driver’s law was
passed and the radio system creat
The radio, however, is intended
to do more than provide better en
forcement of the highway laws.
The law specifically stated that
each sheriff’s office be equipped
with a receiving set and it was as
sumed that police stations also
would take advantage of the oppor
For instance, in the case of a
hold-up, the formation of a mob
or the commission of some crime
and the escape of the criminals, po
lice could be called to the scene of
the crime from all directions, or
stationed at points where the es
caping criminals might be expect
ed to pass.
Richmond, Va.—Additional con
troversial issues loomed on the leg
islative horizon as old-age pensior
advocates continued unabated theii
fight to force action at this session
contrary to the recommendation;
of the Governor.
It is not yet known wher<
sprats, a fish found in British wa
ters between November and Feb
ruary, go during the rest of th<
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* Reidsville—Those who play *
* with ice get burned Reidsville *
* women have learned. Prizes *
* were offered women who *
* could hold a piece of "dry ice” *
* longest. For several weeks the 11
* women nursed blisters. *
Large Wildlife Refuge
Is Planned For Bladen
Raleigh—A wild refuge cover
ing some 12,000 of the approxi
mately 22,000 acre submarginal
purchase area around Jones and
Salters lakes in Bladen county is
one of the plans for the develop
ment of the unit by the resettle
ment administration, J. D. Chalk,
State game and inland fisheries
commissioner, said.
"The proposed refuge,” said
Chalk, "is located in a territory
well adapted to upland birds and
deer and will be of great benefit
to the wildlife in that area and a
valuable addition to our chain of
Chalk visited the area and recom
mended a territory for the wild
life refuge. It is planned, he said,
to enclose the refuge in a wire
fence and to improve the territory
as a breeding place and sanctuary
for game along the lines previously
followed by the State Department
of Conservation and Development
on land set aside for a similar pur
Reynolds’ Will In
Baltimore Courts
The State of North Carolina has
filed in the Circuit Court of Balti
more City a petition to intervene in
the sui_t which the Safe Deposit and
Trust company had brought against
the Smith Reynolds heirs—a friend
ly action by which the trust com
pany hopes to have the courts de
cide its responsibility in the matter.
North Carolina is interested to
the extent of $2,000,000 inherit
ance tax, which it will get 'if the
compromise settlement of the Rey
nolds will case is approved in Balti
more, as it was in the courts of
this state.
The North Carolina Supreme
court last fall gave its approval to
the proposed distribution of young
Reynolds’ $30,000,000 estate. How
ever, the money is in Maryland
and the trust company is not wil
ling to dispose of so large a sum
without the approval of its own
Franklin News
Franklin Home Demonstration
club met Monday afternoon with
Airs. E. J. Lewis, with a good at
tendance. Mrs. Mildred Seaber
talked on proper lights in the home
which was very helpful. Delicious
waffles with coffee was served.
All enjoyed the evening.
Miss Lillian Click has returned
home after spending the week with
her sister, Mrs. Pat Sloop of route
Mrs. T. L. Miller was dinner,
guest of Mrs. Harry Miller Wed
nesday in Salisbury.
Out cf town visitors at Bethel
church Sunday were, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Lingle of Salisbury and Mr.,1
and Mrs. Earl Miller and daughter,!
of Salisbury. We are always glad 1
to have visitors.
Our community is well at this
We are having some pretty days;
since the cold weather and big!
snow. These days are appreciated
and especially by the writer.
(Continued from page 1) jl
doubt of the attitude of the large,:
majority of the manufacturers in i
other groups. 1
The fact that Institute records .
on conformance since the NRA
code was abolished showed that 97 ,
per cent of the industry has con- :
tinued to operate on code stand- 1
ards is considered an indication that
the manufacturers realize the value,
not only to employes and to the
general public, but also to them
selves of the continuation of these
policies, leaders said.
Several outstanding manufactur
ers in Charlotte recalled and ex
pressed agreement with the state
ment made by Dr. Claudius T.
Murchison, president of the Cot
ton-Textile Institute, Inc., that ac
ceptance of the pledge will be def-1
inite assurance to the general pub
lic and to the workers that the
preponderant majority of the in
dustry is unwilling to return and
is determined not to return to
"those conditions which resulted in
unstable markets, heavy business
! losses, and periodic unemployment
■ for workers.” The belief that the
pledge will meet with enthusiastic
approval by the large majority of
the manufacturers was stressed.
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Washington—The first out
spoken opposition to the new Ov
erton flood control bill came from
Representative John E. Miller,
Democrat of Arkansas, who assert
ed it was designed to "appease cer
tain interests” in Mississippi and
“utterly disregards” problems of
the Arkansas and White rivers.
• Patronize Watchman Adver
Cannon Gives
Appeal Notice
Notice of appeal to the state su
preme court from a Mecklenburg
superior court jury’s verdict giv
ing Frank Brandon Smith, Jr.,
damages of $12,600, in his $2$0,
000 suit against his former father
inlaw, Joseph F. Cannon, wealthy
industrialist and capitalist of Con
cord, was given Plummer Stew
art, attorney for Cannon, in a hear
ing before Judge G. V. Cowper,
of superior court here today.
It had been expected that de
fense attorneys would move for
setting aside the verdict and for
a new trial, so the failure to do
this was a surprise in courtroom
circles. Judge Cowper said, Fol
lowing the announcement of inten
tion to appeal, that he was glad
such a course had been taken instead
or a motion tor new trial, as, he
said, he thought a possible three
hours of argument on the question
of setting aside the verdict would
not have changed matters.
The procedure was simple and
swift when attorneys met in the
courtroom this morning before
Judge Cowper. Paul Whitlock who
with Frank McNinch, Jr., has
conducted the case for young
Smith asked the Judge to sign the
judgement of $12,600 awarded by
the jury Saturday morning. Mr.
Stewart then gave notice of appeal
ind asked the judge to set the limits
for filing and for answering the
ippeal. Judge Cowper fixed 40
days as the time for filling the
notice of appeal and 30 days as the
time for the plaintiff to answer,
rhis would place tlje matter before
the state supreme court for its
;pring docket with a session of the
tourt scheduled to start April 14.
Summer Courses In
University Units
Chapel Hill.—Dates were fixed
md courses set up for the next ses
sions of the Consolidated Summer
chool at a meeting of the Admin
strative Board just held here in the
iffice of Director Edgar W. Knight
The Summer Session at Greens
>oro will open June 9 and continue
or six weeks; at Raleigh the Sum
ner Session will open June 10 and
:ontinue for six weeks; at Chapel
-fill, where two terms will be con
lucted, the first term will open
fune 11 and close July 22, and the
second term will begin July 23 and
dose August 29.
Nearly six hundred courses have
seen provided in the three divisions
>f the Summer Session to be taught
ay members of the regular teach
ng staffs and distinguished visit
ng professors. About three hun
dred undergraduate and graduate
courses have been provided at
Chapel Hill.
The complete Summer Session
catalogue at each of the three divi
sions will be ready for distributon
February 13, Dr. Knight said.
In addition to the regular courses
there are to be held during the
Summer Session in Chapel Hill
numerous conference, institutes
and seminars in rbe ^nrial ^ripnrpc
Political Science and Public Ad
ministration, Public Welfare, and
Education and Public Relations.
The course dealing with problems
of instruction and administration
in higher educational institutions,
which was begun last year, will be
Havana—The urgency court is
sued an order for the arrest of for
mer President Ramon Grau San
Martin and several others after
army intelligence agents charged
they published “subversive prop
The expression "Tommy Atkins
refers to the British soldier.
[“Texas Boasts Only Boy Quadruplets in theU. S. (
Trunin. rinir smm/m .
BEAUMONT, Tex. . . . Here are the ABCD Perncone quadruplets at
six years of age. They are Anthony, Bruno, Carlo and Donald. Their
I mother, Mrs. Philip Perricone says as babies, Bruno was the slightest and
is the brightest. She thinks the slightest of the Dionne quintuplets will also
' Hn the smartest. _
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* Winston-Salem — There is *
* work for these who want it in *
* Winston-Salem, Jim Rivers,’5
* district director of the WPA *
* in this section, announced *
* that if any employable repre- *
* sentative of a relief family is !t
* without work it is his own *
* fault. *
Rome—Major Norman E. Fisk,
assistant American military at
tache here, and otheJ military ob
servers from non-sanctionist, Aus
tria, Hungary and Japan will leave
soon for Ethiopia, it was announced
Premier Mussolini promised the ob
servers ample facilities to see whai
is going on in the battle zone.
Kansas City—Citing invalida
tion of the AAA processing taxes
as the cause the Great Atlantic anc
Pacific Tea company stores in Kan
sas and Missouri have announcec
a one-cent reduction in breac
prices. The new price for a loai
will be six cents.
Woodrow Wilson is responsible
for the phrase, "Open covenants
openly arrived at.”
Route One Items
Clyde and Harold Morgan are
visiting in the community.
Mr. and Mrs. George R. Fink also
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Fink along with
Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Barber were
' guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Fink
the twelfth.
Mrs. J. A. Powlas was the guest
of Mrs. Lewis Sides of Rockwell on
Friday past.
Powlas and Fink motored tc
Misenheimer the tenth.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Myers, Mr
and Mrs. Henry Myers and Phylli;
Anu, Mds. M. L. Bost and childrer
visited G. F. Powlas on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Myers ant
June Marie were guests of Lloyt
and Mavis Powlas for awhile oi
Monday afternoon.
Miss Mozelle Barger is the hous
guest of Mrs. J. A. Fink.
G. R, Fink has purchased a fin
horse for use on his farm.
Levi Deal visited Lloyd Powla
the tenth.
With the return of favorabl
weather the farmers are again vis
ited with those who accuston
themselves to bird-shooting, mucl
to the disadvantage of the farme
himself who prizes his birds an<
wishes to keep them.
• Buy In "Greater Salisbury”.
New York—Carrying orchids
from her husband, Mrs. Tommy
Manville, wife of the much-mar
ried heir to a $50,000,000 asbestos
fortune, was bound for Reno, Nev.J
to seek a divorce. The fourth Mrs. j
Manville, former show girl, left
here by airplane for the west with
the orchids.
Poplar Bluff, Mo.—Mrs. Vergiel
Willard, 26, and her four children
were burned to death at their home,
near Taskee, Mo. A can of oil used
by the husband and father, Poney
Willard, to start a stove fire explod
ed. He was critically injured.
Philadelphia—The Sentinels of
the Republic sent a motor caravan
southward with an exhibit and mo
tion pictures "in defense of the
constitution.” Raymond Pitcarin,
national chairman of the organiza
tion, presiding at a ceremony at
Independence Hall, said "We are
organized and pledged to maintain
the fundamental principles of the1
American Constitution.”
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The United States-Canadian
boundary line is 3,898 miles long.
Colorado Songbird |
1 NEW YORK ". . , Miss Josephine
1 Antoine (above), young American
: coloratura soprano of Boulder,
| Colorado, won much praise from ths
critics in her Metropolitan debut in
the opera, “Mignon”. The National I
Music League later entertained her
ns an honored guest. j
New York—A letter to President
Roosevelt from the New York
board of trade, urging him to use
bis influence to defeat the soldiers’
bonus bill, was made public by
Percy C. Magnus, president of the
board. It called the bill Jn "un
warranted assault upon the nation
al treasury.”
Washington—The social securi
ty board announced the approval of
unemployment compensation laws
adopted by five states and the Dis
trict of Columbia. The states were
Alabama, California, New Hamp
shire, Oregon and Wisconsin.
’29 Whippet Sedan_$ 35.00
’27 Chevrolet Roadster, 1936
License_ 3 5.00
’28 Chevrolet Coach, 1936
• License- 85.00
’29 Chevrolet Roadster_ 95.00
’29 Chevrolet Coupe_125.00
’29 Plymouth Sedan_165.00
’30 Chevrolet Truck_135.00
’29 Buick Sedan_125.00
’30 Chrysler "77” Roadster,
6 wheels_185.00
’28 Buick Coach_ 95.00
And Many Others.
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Sale Time \ Belk'Harry’s Now!
"-and this means it's time to stock up on
Ready-to-Wear, Clothing, Footwear, Cotton
Goods, Bed Linens, Curtains and Draperies
I January Prices are the
Lowest of the Year in the
Ready-to-Wear Section
I All Coats Must Be Sold NOW
Sports and Dress A A
Coats. $5»UU
Fur timmed or plain (M A AA
tailored .... $j.v#VV
Plain Weaves or $15.00
Plaids and
Mixtures .... $20.00
Your size and favorite color is here—
Cotton Goods of Quality I
Lowest Prices I
25c Printed Cotton Suitings.
Nice dark colors. Special yd.
New Patterns. Fast Colors
Printed Percales. Yard wide.
Sale of Fine Printed Broad
cloth. Up to 39c values. Yd.
Sc 10c 15c
Striped Krinkle Spreads.
Double Bed Size
39 in. Unbleached Broadcloth
Extra Fine Value. Yard
3 9-in. 80 Square Fine Sea Is- |
land. Fine close woven. Yd.
Light Weight Tape Edge i
Sheeting. 36 in. wide. Yd. !
Big Values in Double Bed
Sheets. 81x99 Size
Fine Rayon Bed Spreads $2.00 *
Values. Large Sizes

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