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TOMORROW —BY— Pmnk Parker Stockbridge ENGINE . . . the Corliss It was like getting news of an 0U friend when I read in the pap er the other day that Henry Ford E.is bought for his Dearborn muse um the big Corliss engine which was built for the Centennial Exhi bition at Philadelphia in 1876. My real education began when my father tqpk me, a§ a boy of six, to the Centennial; and of all the things I saw there the Corliss engine stands out first in my memory. That was partly because George H. Corliss, its inventor and builder, was a friend of mv father’s and I had been at his house in Providence. But mainly it was because it was the biggest piece of moving mach inery I had ever seen, with its 30 foot flywheel revolving so smooth ly thatTthere was no vibration at all. I remember that my father took a silver dollar out of his pocket and stood it on its edge on the horizon tal frame, of the engine, and it was not shaken off. The Corliss engine, with 1.400 horsepower, would seem like a toy today, but it was the greatest tri umph, in man’s attempt to har ness natural forces that had ever been achieved, 60 years _ago. * * * BUTTER ... a statue Tt- itrmcAc fn hpir npnnl p in the East speak of states like Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin as if they were still raw, unsettled prairie country. I read somewhere recently an expression of surprise at the in formation that Minnesota produc es more dairy products than any other state, as if that were some thing new. One of my keenest memories of the 1876 Centennial is that of the "Butter Woman,” a figure of her oic size, carved out of butter and standing in a refrigerated glass case in the Agricultural Building of the Centennial. That was Minnesota’s chief product 60 years ago, as it is today. That was another chapter in my youthful education. There’s noth ing like a fair—whether it’s a World’s Fair or just a county fair —to impress realitie indelibly upon children’s minds. » * * LIGHT . . . Sperry One of the things shown at the Centennial which I remember see ing was Professor Bell’s telephone. One I do not remember was C. F. oLrfrir irr 1i(*ht. But a bov ten years older than I saw the arc) light, went back to his home In. j Cortland, N. Y., determined to! study_electrical engineering, found a friendly and able teacher at Cor nell University, and at 19 he had set up an electric lighting system in his home town, the first in the world. I got to know Elmer Sperry very well in later years. He was one of the great pioneers in electrical in vention, and in the practical, appli cation of his inventions. Sperry got the inspiriation for his life work from America’s first great World’s Fair. I hope the New York World’s Fair of 1939 will stimulate a fresh crop of young geniuses to make the world of the future different from the present. * * * TOY . . . principle Another thing I remember from the Philadelphia Centennial, be sides the majetic beard of Dom Pedro III, the last Emperor of Brazil, is a tov my father bought me, a gyroscopic top. A gyroscope is a flywheel whose axis is free to revolve in any direction. It resists any effort to make it change its plane of rotation. Elmer Sperry bought one of of thqse Centennial gyroscopic tops. For years he studied it at in tervals until he had mastered its,] underlying principle, which no- i body had ever put on paper. Then > his practical mind sought practical ] applications for the gyroscopic ] principle. The result? Every important i ship aflooat today is steered by 1 "Metal Mike,” which is a Spery gy- ] roscope attached to the helm. The Sperry gyroscopic compass gives ; the mariner the true North instead i of the magnetic pole. Sperry gry- < ©scopes keep modern aircraft on an 1 even keel; one guided "Lindy” t across the Atlantic. ] >»■ * * SLAVE . . . now 115 The oldest person on the Federal 1 payrolls is a Negro 115 years, Mark 1 Thrash, who was born on Christ- £ mas Day, 1820. The old man t worked for 28 years as a laborer 1 -———————^-■ I CURRENT EVENTS PHOTOGRAPHED FOR The Carolina Watchman ----- — M ■— I “MISS AMERICA OF 1936” Queen of beauties is Rose Ve ronica Coyle,22-year-old colleg graduate of Yeadon, Pa., who i shown enthroned after winnin the title of "Miss America o 1936.” A FEW POINTERS—His crack at world heavyweight title postponed, Max Schmi ling’s concern till next summer is mainb nance of perfect condition. Here Charle Atlas, noted physical culturist, gives him fe' pointers before Max’s departure for German; NEW FALL ACCESSORIES— A hat of black fur felt with a short turned-up sailor brim, red wine gloves, and a large black kid purse are the accessories selected by Jane Hamilton, pic ture star, to be worn with a frock of black satin crepe. LLOYD GEORGE AND HITLER MEET—David Lloyd George (left), war-time Prime Minister of Britain, and Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler as they posed at the German Chancel lor’s Summer residence where they j -conferred recently. ■ BEST RURAL WRITER—Mrs. Susan Eisele, of Blue Earth, Minn., who won the annual Country Home Magazine Award as best country newspaper cor respondent of 1936, tells coast to-coast audience how she did it. I- - . I WEST POINT FOOTBALL TEAM TRAINS—Woodrow W. Stromberg, captain of the U. S. Military Acad emy football team (left), and Coach Gar Davidson preparing for the <|6m -Inn football season. | DEATHSI MISS SOPHIA HEINRIGB Miss Sophia Heinrich, 79, last member of a family long pro minent here, died at her home Sun day after being in ill health for the last six months. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon. M. E. McKNIGHT M. E. McKnight, 84, farmer of near China Grove, died at his home early Monday after an illness of several years. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 11:30 at the Trin ity Lutheran church of Landis and burial was in the Greenlawn cem etery at China Grove. The widow and following children survive: Mrs. F. D. Patterson, Mrs. C. C. Deal, Mrs. James Turner, J. F., J. R., C. S. and Mack McKnight, all af Rowan county, and L. E. Mc Knight of Fayetteville. MRS. C. J. DEAL Funeral services for Mrs. C. J. Deal, 77, who died at her home near Landis Saturday night, were aeld Monday morning. She is sur vived by three sons: James F. Deal >f Landis, A. L. Deal of Moores ville, C. R. Deal of Detroit, and jne daughter, Mrs. W. B. Aull, of Valhalla, S. C. She also leaves a ;ister, Mrs. Margaret Karriker. INVESTIGATE ARMS SHIPMENT Annecy, France.—French police lave started an investigation to as :ertain whether arms shipments eized on the Swiss border recently lad been destined for Spain or for Tench political groups. _ n Chickamauga National Park, intil he retired on a Civil Service >ension at the age of 102. I imagine nobody begrudges this ormer slave the little monthly! etirement pay he draws from the Government. Millions must envy lim the vitality which enabled him o keep on working for a hundred 'ears and which still keeps him live. It is utter nonsense to set an age imit at which men should quit working. Some men ought to quit t 40 for all the good they are after hat, but many ipen do their best york after 70. \ THE FANIIY [DOCTOR JOHN JOSEPH GAINES. MD WORK EARLY AND FAS! with; pneumonia With ajl the progress in thi science of medicine, we are forcec to admit that the mortality rate ir the terrible disease, pneumonia, stil continues high; a specific has no: yet been discovered. So few com monsense observations are never ou: of place. The beginning of acute loba: pneumonia is almost invariably a pronounced chill. It is at thi ! time that an heroic attempt shoulc be made to abort the disease. Thi effectual battle must be waged ear ly—for it does not take long to bi too late. Call your physician early Better be safe than sorry; a few visits by a capable doctor are man) times cheaper than a funeral. Meet the fever following thi chill with medicines which produce profuse sweating; literally "soak’ the victim in perspiration. This n li* it f rauKini Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Sherer and daughter, Ann, of Shelby, were week-end guests here with relatives. Mrs. Coy Miller visited Mrs. Walter Howard Sunday evening. Mrs. Walter Howard is sick, but is some better at this writing. We hope she will be well soon. Mr. and Mrs. Sherer and Ann Sherer, Mrs. HI J. Shively and Ruth Shively, spent Sunday in Spencer as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Spake. Mr. James Miller of Salisbury visited his aunt, Miss Lillian Click, Tuesday. About forty enjoyed the evening at the home of Lillian Click last Friday. The occasion being a weiner roast by the young women’s class and Mrs. Gobble’s class of Bethel Sunday school. Weiners, tea and watermelons were enjoyed. We did say Autumn was just around the corner, but its here now. We hate to think of Sum mer being gone—vacations are over. 1 ' reduces congestion of the lung b) bringing the blood to the surface Administer a good laxative as well: : I tell my patient to drink all th< I water he can hold; the juice of foui lemons in the first eighteen hours ■ is a good accompaniment. A bij : mustard plaster over the chest, ai this stage, has earned its distinctior ; for usefulness; later it is too late. ] am su^e I have aborted many case: of pneumonia by the vigorous step: mentioned. Once the disease i: established, your management anc outlook are conjectural. I care not what moralists maj say, I have found the alcoholic stimulant of great value in the profound weakness of pneumonia combined with nourishment, espe cially in aged cases. But the vic tory is more certain if we attack j before the disease is established. | _ Arrested In Holdup Wade Loflin of High Point was arrested in that city early Tuesday on charges of holding up Fred Dea ton, automobile salesman of States ville, near Salisbury, September 17, and at the point of a gun, taking his automobile, Sheriff J. H. Krider has been informed. Loflin will be returned here to face trial. The car was found in the upper edge of Davidson county where it had been wrecked Thursday night shortly after the holdup officers learned. QUEEN’S DOG LANDS Folkestone, Eng.—The odessy of the little terrior owned by Ethio phia’s former Empress Mennen is ended, and it was admitted to Eng land. The seasick animal made two round trips between France and England, the first,last Sunday, before requirements were complied with at the British immigration de pot. Game Season Bear—Open season, Oct. 1-Jan. 1, bag limit day, 1; bag limit sea son, 2. Deer—|Male), open season Oct. 1-Jan. 1; bag limit day, 1; season Opossum, Raccoon—with dog); open season, Oct. 1-Feb. 1; no limits. Opossum, Raccoon, Mink, Musk rat, Otter, [trapping), open season, Nov. 1-Feb. 15; no limits. Quail open season Nov. 29-Feb. D; bag limit day 10; season 150. Rabbit, open season Nov. 20 Feb. 15; no limits. Squirrel, open season, Oct. 1 Jan. 15; bag day limit 10; season, no limit. Turkey, open season, Nov. 20 Feb. 15, day bag limit 1; season, 3. Ruffled Grouse, open season, Nov. 20-Dec. 15, day bag limit, 2; season, 3. Fox, county regulations. Woodcock, doves, elk, doe, deer, pheasants, and all other protected wild birds and animals for which no open season i$ provided, federal regulations. Wildcat, weasel, skunk, no closed season, no limits. Beaver, buffalo, elk, doe, deer, pheasant and all other protected wild birds and animals for which no open season is provided, no open season. Farm Questions Answered At STATE COLLEGE Question: Is it too early to har vest sweet potatoes? Answer: Swget potatoes should be harvested when mature and al ways before the vines are killed by frost. If the sweets are not har vested before November there will, in all probability, be heavy losses from soft rots. Where the pota toes do not mature and the vines are killed by an unexpected frost, the vines should be cut from the stems immediately and the potatoes harvested as soon as possible. In digging the sweets every precaution should be taken to prevent bruising as this renders them subject to rots in storage and also lowers the mar ket quality. / . - Question: What causes the feet of my laying birds to swell and become inflamed? Answer: Such a condition may be the result of one of two things. Either a bruise which results in an abcess or a weakening of the tis sues of the feet due toclong con tinued laying. Many heavy iayers show a slight enlargement of the bottom ot the toot at the end of the laying period, but this is usual ly not severe enough to interfere : with its performance during the next laying period. On the other hand, true bumble foot is readily distinguished by Ijgavy swelling and inflamation and birds so afflicted seldom make complete recovery. See your county agent or send a bird to the Poultry Disease Labora : tory, State College, Raleigh, for « ; complete diagnosis. Question: When should lawn grasses be seeded for best results? Answer: Outside of the moun tain section, best results are obtain ed by early fall seeding. Even in the mountains, especially at eleva tions of less than 2,500 feet, bet ter results are frequently secured from fall seeding than from seed ings made i nthe spring. By seed ing in the fall, the grasses will gen erally become &ell established be fore spring, and will have a good start on weeds and other undesir able grasses like crab grass. Exten sion Circular No. 489 gives direc tions for preparing the seed bed and also recommended grass mix tures and conjes may be obtained free by writing the Agricultural Editor, State College. FILE INCOME TAX APPEALS Washington. — Appeals asking redeterminations of alleged income tax deficiencies and penalties were filed with the board of tax appeals by George L. O’Dwyer and R. T. O’Dwyer of New Orleans. A FUNNY MAN’S PROBLEMS Interesting illustrated article dis closing the curious predicament of one of Broadway’s funniest funny men who can’t marry without a solemn court’s consent and has just lost his third beautiful bride be cause he forgot to get it. Don’t miss this story in the September 127th issue of the American Weekly, the big magazine which comes ev ery Sunday with the BALTIMORE AMERICAN. On sale at all news stands. 1 t ' Sale of Real Estate In i The Town Of Rock- < well For Non-Pay ment Of Taxes 1 f - i Pursuant to the provisions of the t Charter of the Town of Rockwell, t and as provided by law, for sale of real estate for non-payment of tax- e es, and pursuant to the terms of a s resolution unanimously adopted by 1 the Mayor and Board of Alder- a men of the Town of Rockwell, North Carolina, the undersigned t Tax Colletor will sell at public j auction to the highest bidder for t cash at the courthouse door in Sal- 1 isbury, North Carolina, on Mon day, October 5 th, 1936, begin- 1 ning at 11 o’clock a. m., and con tinuing until completed, for non- a payment of taxes, real estate in the,i Town of Rockwell on which tax''i for 1935 has not been paid, the t name of the owner of said real! s estate, description thereof and the1 - amount of taxes thereon, being as I set out below. To the amount stat- \ ed as due will be added all cost of - advertising, cost of sale and all other legitimate charges. This August 27, 1936. J. L. STIKELEATHER, Tax Collector. Mrs. W. A. Beaver house and lot, Main St.-$12.97' H. W. Bost, house and lot Gold (Hill Ave._42.49 R. S. Cooper, house and lot Main St. -1— 8.12 Mrs. U. N. Goodman house and lot- 3.36 Mrs. Dan Goodson, 2 lots Main St._ 3.84 Mrs. Lottie C. Hambley 3 acres land, town of Rock well _15.23 J. A. Heilig Estate, house and lot Main St.- 6.66 Charles W. Holshouser, house and lot, Main St. — 16.85 John L. Kluttz, 2 lots- 1.17 W. C. Lisk, 2 lots- 1.18 Arthur Lyerly 2 lots Main S 3-06 ■ D. L. Miller, house and lot * Market St. - 5.62 j James C. filler, house and lot, Main St.- 6.31 Walter Miller, house and lot 4.99 Sidney Miller, 2 acres land 2.68 George E. Misenheimer, house and lot, Main St. 4.73 Mrs. H. L. Misenheimer 1 lot, Main St.- .77 W. E. Misenheimer, house lot, Gold Hill Ave._15.72 S. R. and J. B. Palmer, 1 j lot Main St.- 1.32 S. R. Palmer, house and lot Market St.-33.41 James Park, house and lot Gold Hill Ave_ 6.70 W. R. Ridenhour, house and lot, Gold Hill Ave, 11.49 E. W. Shuping, house and lot _ 3.18 Earl Sides, house and lot market St. -10.90 i Mrs. J. F. Trexler, house I and lot, Main St.- 9.42 Clarence Wagoner, house I and lot, Salisbury Ave. — 6.00 |h. A. Wyatt, house and lot 7.01| C. F.'Young, house and lot Cresent Ave.- 4.63 Ip. J. Yost, 1 lot and cotton • ->A Ai 5111 CORPORATIONS ! Rowan Telephone Co.-11.47 J. L. STIKELEATHER, Tax Collector. Sept. 4—24. PRESIDENTIAL POLL Is the swing to Landon or Roose-! velt! Follow, the nation-wide Presi-i dential poll by States in the Balti-j more American, the most scientific j political survey ever made. You’ll j find the Baltimore American on sale at all newsstands. | 5100,000,000 In iold Backs Out Washington.—Three years, after he New Deal ordered owners of old certificates to turn over their oldings to Federal Reserve banks, he treasury listed $98,905,429 of hem as still in circulation. Officials said this figure was not ntirely accurate, however, because >me of the certificates undoubted V had been lost or destroyed or re held in foreign countries. "Gold backs” still are being urned in at the rate of about 200,000 a week, thev said, adding hat in many cases they are with eld unintentionally. iUROPE PREPARES FOR WAR Pictures revealing Europe’s prep rations for another war are shown i realistic detail in the Baltimore imerican every Sunday. Don’t miss his feature. The American is on lie at all newsstands. AND POSTERS—For Sale at The Watchman Office. DR. N. C. LITTLE Optometrist Eyes examined and glasses fitted Telephone 1571-W. 107 l/z S. Main Street Next to Ketchie Barber Shop CASH Paid for CEDARLOGSAND TIMBER For details write Geo. C. Brown & Co. of N. C., Greens* boro. N. C. The mast thrilling story that ever came out of tht West! “Billy The Kid” with Johnny Mack Brown Wallace Berrv WEDNESDAY ON THE STAGE America's Hottest Novelty Band VIRGINIA RAMBLERS Sensation of Texas Centennial Thursday James Dunn in “2 Fisted Gent.c man“ '