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Story Of Pageant-Drama Paul Green's "Lost Colony" Story Available Chape! lltil. Aug. 1- An illu strated tdiiiun of Paul Green's pageant - drama. "The Lost Colony'.' which is one oi' the prin cipal attractions of the 350th an niversary celebration at Mantco, N. C.. of the birth of Virginia Dare and the founding of the first Enclt h Colony in America, has been published by the University of North Carolina Press. In this, his latest work. Mr. Green. Pu.itizer prize winner and author of many .successful plays, has taken the known facts and traditions of the romantic mys tery of Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony and created a drama of man against the wilderness. It is his aim to show how the vari ous characters conceive of their antagonist . To Sir Walter Raleigh the New World i pictured by Playright Greer, as a luring dream of empire, but to Queen Elizabeth nothing more than a teasing shadow which would scatter her resources: to Eleanor Dare, moth er of the first child born of Eng lish parents in America, it is a great chance for spiritual free dom. to her husband only" another ! post in the duty of a soldier: to John Borden, hero of the story, j the adventure unlooses a power for leadership: while to Old Tom. the beggar, it is one forlorn hope of becoming a true man. The first act presents the dif- j ficult enterprise conceived by Ral eigh and undertaken by his fol- : lowers. Swift scene's reveal how the eanier expeditions aroused i the enmity of the Indians and Eleanor Dare. John Borden and j the other settlers, ignorant of I these dangers, sailed with high | hopes for the New Virginia. The second act begins with a i picture of the pioneer settlement i planted and a civilization begun. | Hopes are high and Roanoke j Island is shaping itself into a I home. The first baby is bom in- j to tiie New World. Then follows the failure of supplies, the long brave watching for the help which never comes, and the hostile forces of nature bring hunger, pain, and discouragement until at last the Colony can endure no i more. A warlike Spanish ship drives j them on their tragic last flight I i into the looming darkness of the | wilderness. It has been said of the play : that the characters created by Mr. Green become real human being-s. great an dpor. grotesque. : brave or pathetic: and the story j of their struggle mounts into ex- i citing and moving drama. \\ eailier Statistics TEMPERATURE Average for August 77.3 Highest yesterday 83. Lowest yesterday 67.i Average yesterday 75.! Departure from normal 2.8 Yearly average 60.6 PRECIPITATION 'In Inches) Average for August 5.50 Amount yesterday .39 Total am:, this month .39 J Total arat. since Jan. 1 .36.73 Excess for the year 7.33 Yearly average 47.50 Wind Direction?South East Character ot Day?Cloudy W. H. Sanders. TIDES Monday, August 2 Sunrise 5:10 Sunset 7:11 Ore. Inlet 3:07 3:48 9.26 Cape Hat. 2:37 3:18 8:56 Tuesday, August 8 Ore. Inlet 4:19 4:55 10:29 10:29 Cape Hat. 3:49 4:25 9:59 9:59 I ~ POLICE SLEEP THROUGH SIX-SHOT FUSILLADE Bellaire. O.. (U.R> ? Chief of Police Albert Megale discovered two of his men asleep in a cruiser automobile. He attempted to awaken them by firing six shots in the air?but they slept on. His improvised "alarm clo'-k' having failed. Megale let the pair sleep and put another cruiser patrol on their rounds. When the officers did wake up they found themselves suspended for 30 days without pay and their 15 day va cation-with-pay revoked. quirks In The News, -J Tiverton, R. I., Aug. l?(U.R>? Edwin Fillmore Humbly, village blacksmith, today celebrated his 87th birthday anniversary. Still : active after 70 years of work. Humbly said: "The trouble with j folks nowadays is too much jaw I work and not enough paw work." j New York. Aug. 1?(U.R)?Last year Fred Hull was found guilty of second degree murder in the slaying of Sam Drukman. a ver dict which carried a 20-year pri son sentence. He sought a sec- ; ond trial and tonight a jury found him guilty of fir t degree murder, which will send him to the elec- I trie chair. Inverness, Scotland. Aug. 1.? i (U.R'?One hundred persons swore tonight they watched tlie famous Loch Ness monster swimming and ba king three miles east of Urqu- ! hart Castle for 55 minutes. Peter Grant. Glengarry, was among them. "Two humps and the head were ciosely visible." lie said. "The distance between the humps was j 20 to JO feet. The creature tra? 1 veled about a mile and a half. The head is serpentlike. The 1 t monster seemed to raise and low- ' I cr it ireouently. turning this way and that. It came within 250 j yards of the shore." The Loch Ness Monster has [ been in hiding for months. Some j : say it has been buvy- re aring a family. Canadian Trade Rises Ottawa. Ont.. <U.P>? Canada climbed back to fifth position] among world Hading nations in: 10.10. Th Dominion's total world ".rude amounted to $1.028.000.000 land was exceeded only by Great1 Britain, the United States. Ger-j ' many and France. AGAIN NORGELEADS! The Famous 3-MOVING PARTS ROLLATOR MECHANISM Still r Further Improved/ ill Constantly improved, never successfully imitated, the Norge Rollator* cold-making mech anism is the basis of a new, scientific standard of food preservation. Come in and see the many exclusive points of superiority about the Norge. ?=5-0 ?*KO. U S. PAT. OFF. jr. $5.oo QUINN Furniture Co. 209-215 N. Pondexter St. Elizabeth City, N. C. HOW IT BEGAN By Paul F: Bordanier American ?:",^v; Calico Printing ylf; CAUCO PRINTING BEGAN IN 'o(S AMERICA WHEN JOHN HEWSON, *> ' ENGLISH CALICO PRINTER, WAS , INVITED TO PHILADELPHIA BV ? FRANKLIN. THE ENGLISH, ANXIOUS TO SUPPRESS COLONIAL COMPE TITION, OFFERED 5~0 GUINEAS FOR. HIS HEAD, BUT STATE AID , HELPED HEWSON CONTINUE HIS j BUSINESS. P WWII? " "N American Silver Dollar USE OF AMERICAN SILVER DOLLARS EMSGAN IN 1794, WHEN HENRY WRIGHT AP POINTED BY GEORGE WASH INGTON, COINED THE FIRST ONE IN THE PHILADELPHIA MINT. ?? Ccpr. 1931 be Vnjted Feature Syndicate. Inr I |o0 | To. Rc?. V. S. Pat Cffc?Ail rijhU reserve* v. i Characters In Symphonic Drama I KATHEEINE CALE. English actress, as Eleanor Dare with her baby, J Virginia Dare, in a scene from Paul Green's pageant-drama, "The I Lost Colony." This is one of many illustrations in the edition of the I play just published by the University of North Carolina Press. [ Commemorative Coins Are Racket, Says Cochran Washington, Aug. 1. (U.R)?Rep. John J. Cochran, D? Mo., charged tonight that private coin dealers are profiteering in government coins through the issuance of | commemorative coins for centen nials and fairs. Cochran characterized "the ex ploitation of the nation's coinage system as a racket" and asked his fellow congressmen to enact a b 11 he is sponsoring which would sus pend all acts authorizing issuance of commemorative coins which were passed prior to the present session. Already 81 bills are pending m the house or senate for permission to mint special coins, Cochran said, and two have been approved. The first commemorative coin* were issued in 1892 in connection with the Columbian exposition at Chicago. From then until 1924. a period of 36 years, Cochran said that 18 new designs for half dol lars had been authorized wh'lc during the three years from 1934 through 1936, New Deal congress- i es authorized a total of 28 n.w half dollar designs. To bolster his point that the commemorative ccin issuance had become a "racket," Cochran cited the Oregon Trail half dollar. In 1926. congress authorized the coin age of these memorial half dol lars up to an amount not to ex ceed 6.000,000. There have been eight issues of these Oregon Trail half dollars, differing either in the year or the mint designation. If a collector wanted the entire collection, he had to buy all eight issues. Cochran said that these coins with a face value of $4 had been listed for sale to dealers at $12.40 but that the market had been manipulated so that now the ap proximate price of the collection is $37.80. This represented a mark up of nearly 200 per cent over the original price?1 The reason for the increase has bo?:i due mianly to the limited coinage of these issues. To date, enly 237.250 coins have been mint ed and the Missouri congressman said thai if the present rate is mainta ned, it will be 300 years before the full 6,000,000 are put in circulation. He said the only way to stop this racket was for congress to repeal the law. Tiearury officials revealed that when congress authorizes special commemorative coins the mint turns them over to the commis sion or agency designated in the act at face value. The profits go I to the commission or agency. In I recent laws, the m.'nt has had to I take back some of these coins and, since they could not be issued as regular money, melt them up. Officials cited the case of the half dollars issued in connection with the San Diego exposition. | Congress authorized 250,000 coins and the mint coined them. Appar ently the market was overloaded because 180.000 were returned and a request made that they be mint ed with the following year's date. Of these 180,000 coins bearing the 1936 date. 150,000 were returned to the mint. Thus, to sell 30,000 coins the mint had to make 330,000 pieces. The coins actually sold brought the government $15,000 while the cost of minting the 330,000 pieces ran to $2,805, coinage of half dol lars costing $8.50 per thousand. Don't Keep Child Too Busy I KI TH ARNOLD NICKEL (National Kindergarten Association Service) "I just ran in to teil you that I won't be at the meeting, tomor- I row." said Mrs. Mitchell, as her | neighbor came out on the porch to greet her. "I'm going to take Lillian to the museum." "How nice." commented Mrs. j Gracie. giving her a chair. "Well, it's rather a not trip." Mrs. Mitchell admitted, "and Lil-j lian isn't very enthusiastic, but j I think she ought to take advant- j age of such things. Besides, she 1 never knows what to do with her self during vacations. I simply have to arrange a program for her. or she would waste her time or mope. How did you manage to get Gladys intcrsted in so many j worthwhile things?" Mrs. Gracie smiled. "Gladys? ' Oil, she and I take turns in choos- : ing special undertakings now. I used to insist that she work out | certain projects. When she was twelve years old?that was twol years ago?I decided that the time 1 had come to teach her all sorts of i things. She had learned to sew a| little and loved to make doll's j clot lies, but I wanted her to make | something useful. I bought some! fin? white cloth and started her' on a slip." "Well, that sounds sensible enough," approved Mrs. Mitchell, "though I'd be afraid to trust Lillian with anything that I ex pected her to wear." "Gladys necer wore the slip." said Mrs. Gracie ruefully, "at least not until I had made it over. She I disliked working on it. This start- ! ed a kind of struggle between us." I "What did you do. let her drop it?" asked Mrs. Mitchell with in-. terest. ? Oh no. she finished it after a i fashion, but it was done grudg ingly and poorly." "But she sews now. doesn t she? ?Yes she sews beautifully." said Mrs. Gracie. "When the slip was finally finished. I said nothing . more about sewing. I didn t want to fix the dislike that I had start- ) cd Then the next summer she begged me for a pink tennis dress. It was early in the season and the ones she liked were too expensive, j Then she said. 'Mother. I think I could mak: one. if you'd hel^T. with the binding around the neck. | I tried not to show my delight. We found a remnant of goods an she made the dress with very lithe help from me; you see she wanted it. She read the directions and made it carefully. "But that implies that mothers shouldn't try to direct their chil dren." objected Mrs. Mitchell. -I wondered about that." said Mrs. Gracie. "and I talked it over with Tom. He had been trying^to , improve her reading, but when] he brought books home from the lihra-v she never seemed to cai for them. Then we concluded that we weren't accomplishing our purpose. We were selecting foi Gladys the thinks we wanted hei to like." -Maybe you arc right.' said Mrs! Mitchell. "Tell me what you did." . ? -We decided to stop imposing our tastes upon Gladys and le her develop her own. We haa her too busy. As I thought about it I remembered my own cany summer vacations. I had regular work to do. but I was allowed to create most of my own P^uies. I remembered long hours of read ing _ discovering books that I learned to love, hours of play, and gardening in the back yard. Whenever I got bored. I began to look around for something new and interesting to do. -I told this to Tom and he Re membered the same conditions with regard to his own chUdtood. We decided that we had been supervising Gladys too muc 1. o we planned to be ready to share experiences with her part of the time, but to leave her many hours each week when she would be en tirely free. "Gladys had to do some house work of course, and that kept her busy in the mornings Dunng the first week she seemed a little boi ed in the afternoons. Then one day she asked me to teach her to knit a sweater! The next week she began voluntarily looking for something to read and before long she was interested of her own ac cord in some of the very subjects her father had hoped she d like! "But wasn't she ever idle? asked Mrs. Mitchell. "Yes, she used to lie in the hammock on the porch sometimes for hours. One day she said to me 'Mother. I love to lie and look up 'at the sky in the summertime. In the winter I'm too busy to think and get things straightened out in my mind'." "Gracious!" said Mrs. Mitchell, rising?" I think I'll drop the museum outing. Perhaps if I drag Lillian there on a hot day when she doesn't want to go, she will dislike it." "I'm afraid Gladys would." laughed Mrs. Gracie sympatheti cally. "She often joins me in my enthusiasms if I don't try to force them on her. But she's an individual, too. and I can't expect her to be exactly like me. We take many trips together and take turns deciding where to go. A museum trip is always the result of an urge to see some special thing. Both of us enjoy it, but I am al ways careful to bring Gladys home while she is still interested, and before she gets tired." Dorothy Lamour Discusses Lack Of Costuming You Can't Play a South Sea Island Princess In a Fur Coat, She Declares Bv DOROTHY LAMOUR Hollywood ,Aug. 1.?(U.R)?For the past few months my intimate friends and those who style them selves my admirers, have been showing an unusual interest in my welfare. They pity me so for my lack of clothes. Hardly a day passes but what some well-meaning soul manages to get to my business manager and hints that I ought to be cen sured for professional misconduct. "Why she's nearly naked in 'The Hurricane,'" goes the com i plaint, "and you really ought tc I put a stop to it." But my manager associates with musicians and orchestra lead ers and has had wide experience in life. "Well, what's sarong about that?" he puns You can call it a bad pun, if you want, but we don't care. Wf made it up together when I was working with a "bra." a pair of slippers and a sarong in "Jungle Princess." And I can still remember the best review of that picture by a Western critic: "We don't know the name of the actress," he wrote, "but the body was swell." Anyway, I'm currently in Sam uel Goldwyn's "The Hurricane" and I flit a'.ong surf and sand ad vertising a complete sun-tan in the manner of a South Seas maiden. Strictly speaking, I have more cover on me than a Miami Beach bathing beauty, but still my friends are worried. It's all right for me to be brazen, even in the interest of art. but Is it fair to my manager? But my manager. I would like to inform the world, doesn't give two whoops what I do as long as the censors pass me, and I am told that the Hays committee, the Home-Fire league and the Society for Suppression of Complete Sun Tans has approved not only my physique but the sarong as well. With the assurance then that I didn't have to carry a painted message on my back reading: "Passed by the National Board of Reviewers." I felt at liberty to portray the life of a Samoan belle without straining too hard in the defense of chaste womanly vir tues. You realize, of course, that it is impossible to play a South Seas lady with a chinchilla coat and a Quern Mary hat. John Ford, who directs the picture, is a stickler for authenticity. Incidentally, my wardrobe in "The Hurricane" couldn't possib ly have cost the studio more than a couple of dollars at the most. And that makes me mad. I want to have expensive erm ines like Merle Oberon and Miriam Hopkins: I want to languish in Park Avenue dens: but no, Mr. Goldwyn gives me a sarong, a stretch of beach to play on, and begs me to smile. But don't worry, my friends. Dorothy is doing all right. Super Highway May Wl Be Built In this Si?i-> ? Charlotte-Concord Roud Is Selected for Experiment That May Be Model Raleigh, Aug. 1.?<U.R)? North Carolina may soon have the saf est, most modern and beautiful highways in the nation, if plans now under advisement by the state | highway and public works com mission are approved. Plans, as originated by the Charlotte junior chamber of com merce, would create four-lane su per-highways which would be vir tual one-way streets on either side The lanes would be separated by a planted mall six feet wide which would not only provide safety igainst possible collisions, but would enable beautification not feasible on present highways, it was pointed out. The project now under consid eration by the s ate highway commission would be an experi ment on 3 ',2 miles of the project ed highway be v/ccn Charlotte and Concord. If successful there, proponents of the super-highways believe they could then secure them on main arteries throughout the state. While the super-highways would cost more than present highways, supporters point out this would be offset by added safety, lessen ed accident and life toll and in creased beauty which would be a magnet to tourists and a pleasure to Carolinians. The Charlotte junior chamber, headed by President A1 Bechtold, | recently laid the idea before the highway commission here. Elab orate charts describing the bene fits and assets of the plan were used. The commission, while not stat ing anything definite, said it would take the plan under advise ment, and it is reported the mem - * u l IM bers are giving it eanxg ,,, I eration. 1 "It Is a project of too * . I merit not to be considered v.' :'l Highway Chairman Prank j I lap remarked. ""I The Charlotte Junior announced it would carry .? ? I for the super-highways I chambers of commerce . I organizations thro I state. I The Truth Is Necenaty I Any subject can be treated | I cally or realistically. usually lying somewhere bcwl the two. | A Friend Away From Home Il is always a clucn sight to set' a ttit phone. no mailer where you arc. It means that Iricnd and family arc ;il w a y s within in stant leach ? and that all the re sources of the out side world ai< it vous disposal. I the telephone Irm ly ... it is a true friend! Long Distance Rates Are Surprisingly Reasonable! Call home when away on a trip or phone ahead l"f reservations and arrangements. You will lind the Hi pbone most satisfactory. ? Norfolk & Carolina Telephone & Telegraph Co. Elizabeth City ? Hertford ? Edenton ? KITTY HAWK BEACH DRAINS TO THE OCEAN A fact of tremendous importance to prospective cottage build" means, first of all, a pure and wholesome water supply; no bracki 110 hacking up of sewerage. Check all these advantages of an ocean boulevard lot at Kitty Beach: ? Good and wholesome water ? Perfect drainage ? Fewer Mosquitoes ? 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