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CANDIDATES ARE ENTERING FIELD Contests Have Already De veloped for Number of County Offices CORBITTS PLATFORM Candlriatt* for Tells What lit* Mand* for; Kiimor lla* If Tht*rt* \%UI Hi Otio-r Aspirants To Offkra Candidate* l have entered the pri mury campaign tn Vance county now until there is prospect of a content for a number of offices for which there must he nominations in the Democratic voting of Saturday. June 4 And talk is that there will be en tries f »r some offices where there are as yet no contests. Meantime, one candidate. W. S. Cor bitt. running for the State Senate i from the Vanoe-Warren district, came Into the open today with a statement of his platform He favored removing the If. rents school tax from property, debt reduction equal taxation. State maintenance of city streets used as State highways, opposition to a sales tax. regulation of motor vehicles as common carriers, curtailment of bu reaus and commissions, economy in Stale and county affairs, abolition of special fee offices, highway working of all prisoners. stronger banking laws, safer school buses and a bal anced budget. Mr Corbitt is opposed for the Senate by D. P. McDuffee, M. C Pearce is rumored as a pos sible candidate for the State House, which has been held for two terms by J. B Cruuup. who is a candidate for re-election. It is also rumored that R. B. Carter will be a candidate against T S. Kittrell. seeking re-elec tion as lecorder. Three members of the board of county commissioners. E S. Glover. O. L. Stewart and W. A Ifewman. whose terms expire this year, have announced for re-election, and it is expected some or all will be opposed. There is a report going the rounds that P. E. Rowland will again enter the field for register of deeds. He was defeated for that office two years ago by Horace M. Robinson, who is a candidate to succeed himself. D. L. Kearney, former sheriff, and J. I. Crabirec are opposing Sheriff J. E- Hamlet, seeking re-nomination. Candidates for county offices have until May 20 to enter the campaign ar.d to file their entrance notices and pay the fees. HJ.POiSTONIS CRITICALLY HURT Well Known Hendcr»on Traveling Man In Wreck Near Wilmington If. \V. Potston. well known Hender son traveling salesman, was critically Injured Wednesday afternoon near 'Wilmington when his automobile was In a head-on collision with one driven by D. M. Jolly, of Kenansville, Dup lin county recorder. Jolly was not injured, according to reports, which said charges were filed against him pending further investigation. Mr. Polston was taken to a hospital In Wilmington suffering from a frac tured skull and other injuries. Mrs. Potston left immediately for her husbands bedside after being notified of the accident Wednesday after »oon, having been accompanied bv Rev. W. C. Cumming, pastor of the First Presbyterian church here, of which the Polston ramily are mem bers. It was understood here today that an operation would be performed on the injured man today in an ef fort to relieve his condition. Few de tails of the aqptdent were learned here. Mr Polston sells stoves in his ter ritory for a Rome, Georgia, manu facturing concern. All sharp divisions In history are obviously artificial since nothing ends and nothing begins absolutely. /TCKXNSg L'MEsa t VOI JU(j lF Vo. J Df.HT Qvj »T , lF^ '•too voo ToVT V<x>, st>o jx wiccks ■PfsvfctW sou voo CrONkA\ to? 7 v^iw —... *£7/ EB FEEL FINE FOR 10< Qwk nisi frws bwAuW If you ka*« a headache cr as? nf tba little, nazinas (ami that make you fed punk, go In the drug store and aak fna Btanbark. It will "pick you up at onre Onl» 10 rent*. A»k your druffgiat for STANBACK by name sad get skat voa •ak toe. The Sherwood listers with Hank's Sunshine Revue at the Stevenson tonight, Friday and Saturday. Bits Congregation Hears Sermon at West End Church •A large congregation nit ended' the revival meeting at Wet End Baptist church tost night. The sermon wos by Rev J. U. Teague. Bapf 3t min ister. and the subject was. "How Sin Came Into The World." Rev. R. A. Whitten, pastor of the First Christ ton church, is to preach this evening, it was stated today by the pastor. Rev. E. R. Nelson. On Friday evening the sermon will be by Rev. D. IS. Earnhardt, pastor of the First Mvtti edist church. Rev. Mr. Ne son said it was plan ned to run the revival through Friday of next week, and that the public was invtted to attend. Services are held each evening at 8 o'clock. Modern music, based on harmony and counterpoint, is a creation of the Middle Ages and of the 16th century. A work of art brings about imita tion and then the imitation of an imitation. hh H m KM ™ I ■LjBM pi igMMHr m It \ Wk jm I he thing I like most abonl Chester* pF “ ma y sound fussy .. . probably does Ipr m- but I just can’t bear to get little crumbs ' mL,-... . of tobacco in my mouth. W . iflHm “I never really enjoyed smoking until ***** m JHH I discovered Chesterfields. Perhaps you Mmm JmBWBK have noticed how nicely they’re filled. ' \. |f Every' one of them is rolled just right. “And do you know . . . the more I Wjbk Nira, smoke Chesterfields, the better I like H ; the taste. It’s not raw . . . and it’s not Hk & W ' over-sweet. It’s just sweet enough so Bk ifc f that you never tire of it. I find Chester* It) 193:. Loan mMiu. lusaccu Gv. aion. tt thu«. ruES.« fw. jf lOiJOp* m. L 5. T. 10.30 pm.E.S.I. JOp.m.t.S.T. " NOSMAN B*OKENSHi»G Announcer | i ga % HettberamSotlg Bespatr!y HOOKS WILL OPEN FOR REGISTRATION April 30 Date For Primary Qualifications to Start Over State FILING ENDS MAY 20 That Is last Day fur Candidate* To Enter; Expense Statement* Due May 25; Primary Will Be On June 4 Registration books for the primary of June 4 will open ten days hence, on Saturday, April 30, and will be open three weeks through May 21. and Saturday, May 28, will be chal lenge day. On Saturdays during the registration period, the registrars in all precincts are required to be at the polling places, although indivi duals may registrar with them at any time and in any pluce where the re gistrar may be found with the books. This regulation is applicable through out the State, as are other dates fixed by the State Board of Elections. Friday. May 20. is the last day for the filing of notices and the payment of fees by candidates. On May 25 or before then all candidates are re quired to file notices of their ex penses. Registrars and jtidges of election were appointed by the Vance County Board of Elections at a meeting last Monday, and the boat'd, is now en gaged in pushing forward its plans for the primary election. ROCK SPRING LOTS INVOLVED IN DEEDS Property on Rock Spring street was involved in real estate transactions Wednesday, as represented by deeds filed in the office of the register of deeds. In one paper G. W. Knott and wife sold to P. W. Rowland a lot on Rock Spring street for $lO and other con siderations. and in another deed P. W. Rowland and wife sold a lot on Rock Spring street to Alex Henderson for $lO and other considerations. Spring Sprucing for Liner " yj i, ' Primroses and pussy willows may be sure harbingers of Spring in other parts of the world, but in Boston the advent of the vernal season is heralded by the appearance of the giant liner S. S Leviathan in the drydoek that serves as her beauty parlor. Photo shows the liner after its arrival getting its seasonal scraping and painting in preparation for the Summer tourist rush. NEGRO MINSTREL AT MIDDLEBURG A Negro minstrel is to be given by the grammar grade department of the Middleburg school Friday evening at 8 o’clock in the school auditorium, it was learned today. Fifty black face characters will be there with jokes, songs and dances. |The Interlocutor and six end men promise a lot of laughs along with Madam Queen and Professor Pegram, a great musician. There will be sev eral quartets and dances, it was said. As a special feature, the Gay brothers will present several good acts and string music is to be fur nished throughout the evening by a popular orchestra. The Jewish passover comes on April 21s£. THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1932 ~~" ” J HIGH SCHOOL HAS SPEAKING CONTEST Annual Recitation And De clamation Competition Tomorrow Evening The Henderson higih aohool annual recitation and dec (a motion content will be held in the Central School au ditorium tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock, it was announced today by professor R. B. Cobb, principal. The girls who will give recitations this year are: Margaret Hannon, Jua nila HetAer. Virginia Rogers. Penelope Welkins and Nancy Parham. The students mat have been elected by the contestants to act as marshals at the contest are: L/ucy King, Louis Horner. Marie Capps and James Jenk ins. g The girls are competing for the mayor's medal, offered each year by •the mayor of Henderson, this year be ing given by Mayor I. B. Watkins. The boys will be contesting for the T. P. Gholson Medal, given each year by T. P. Gholson. a local attorney. The winners of these medals will be announced Friday night, antj .the med als will be presented at the gradua tion exercises that are to be held in the Southland theatre May 11. Last year’s winners of these contests were, for the beat recitation. Miss Emily Thompson, and for the best de clamation, Dean Bunn. ' JAS. K. HESTER BAS BIG SWARM OF BEES James K. He?ter was in the Dis patch office this morning laying claims to the first swarm of bees this year, two swarms in fact, one on April 17 and the other on the 19th of this month. He stated that both were very large swarms and that he took both of them. Mr. Hester is a member of the Vance County Beekeepers Associa tion. He and his associates have about 100 swarms of bees, he said. There are 150,000 doctors In the country. TWO MEN HEED ON BURGLARY CHARGES M. D. Hughes and Andrew Yarboro Jailed Without Bond by Recorder BROKE IN DRUG STORE James Braswell Was Asleep ] n •i Time; Third Man. Albert »lu K |„ A Exonerated by Other Tsii and Discharged M. 1). Hughes and Andrew Ym-. boro, two young white men. wei* bound over to the June term of Van. * Superior Court today on charges 0 f first degree burglary in connection with the breaking into and entering of the People's Drug Store at North Henderson last Friday night. A third man, Albert Hughes, was discharge when the court was satisfied he w*. not with the two men at the time ~f the alleged robbery. . The hearing was before Recorder T. S. Kittrell, in county court. First degree burglary, upon convic tion, carries with it capital punish ment. The first degree angle was in jected by reason of the contention that James Braswell, a clerk in the store, was asleep in the place at the time of the alleged robbery. Braswell testified tqdny that he was asleep the store at the time of the robbery, but the two accused young men saW they .did not know he was in the- place. • Twenty thoustmd cigarettes in car tons, said to have been worth $l5O. were taken In the robbery, according to the proprietors, but nearly half of them were recovered by county of ficers. Arrests in the case were made by Sheriff J. E. Hamlet and Deputy Sheriffs J. L. Cash and G. N. Tucker. Mrs. Junius Daniel Continues Very 111 The condition of Mrs. Junius Daniel, who is ill at the home of Mrs. Ellen Cooper, on South William street, does not improve, it was learned to day. Mrs. Daniel, who is 93 years old. is the last surviving widow of a gen eral in the Confederate Army.