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Tobacco Season Closes
With 19,480,900 Pounds
Golden Weed Sold Here
Total Money Paid Out An
nounced as $3,504,854.07
For Henderson Mar.
for Season
Less Than 13,000 Pounds
Sold Yesterday and Today
for Only Two Sales Held
This Week as Final Wind-
Up of Market; Average
Was $13.17 Figure
Two very small sales yesterday and
lodav marked the close of the season
nn the Henderson tobacco market
Tlu> abrogate poundage for the tW<
days was only 12,701 pounds, and sole
for $1 OS 1.1 ft, for an average of $13.11
VVarehon-es were prepared to reeoivt
any offerings that were brought ip
on Monday and Tuesday, as well a.
on Wednesday and today, but thcr*
was just enough to give the buyers i.
few minutes work.
The scant sales of this final week
brought the season’s total of tobacco
on the Henderson market to 19.180,
Pvt) pounds. It sold for $3.501.851.0*
for an average of SIB.OO even per bun
died pounds.
Tim previous season’s total- for the
Henderson market showed only 13,
<’>oß 716 pounds .sold, for - which buyers
paid $1,005,006.87. for an average o'
only 12.23 per hundred pound- - .
This year’s sales, therefore, repre
sent a gain of approximately fifty
p< reent in both pounds sold and in
the average price paid, and much
more than double the total amount
of money paid out. Ttiis year’s price
was the highest average since thr
crop of 1929. which brought $19.12 per
hundred pounds on the Henderson
market. Thai year the market sold
23.709.072 pounds for $1,532,651.86. Thr
1930 crop, however, was the one that
gave Henderson an all-time high
mark in poundage, with 27,556,76*
pounds sold for $3,719,896.91, but thr
average price for the season was onn
$13.15 per hundred.
Other belts in the Middle Unit that
had not already closed ended their
season today. Oxford ami I Mil bam are
tne two other large markets of tin
belt, and Durham set a new high rec
ord for sales for any year in the
history of the market. All of then
bad better prices than for severa
years pa t. and shared tlic prosperity
that resulted from tin* increase.
Loui.-l.urg, Feb. 22. On the even
ing of February 28 at the old open
house in Louiaburg. the Louisburg
College Players will present a bill o
one-act comedies.
The program will be opened by Wit
Hanson’s "In The Spring A Young
Man’s Fancy,” a very light and fro
licsome piece in which a young man
afflicted by the spring finds that hi
has proposed to six girls and wakes
up with the shock of having caci
one accept. Mr. Ralph Stevens wil
play the role of ttic young man and
will he supported by Misses Tola
Lewis. Frances Boyette, Myrce Den
lits. Betty Cooper Davis, Edith Ed
mondson, Louise Browne, and Betty
Trot ter.
The second play is a little comedy
sketch for two men. This piece.
“News,” is arranged and played by
Mr. Joe Billy Hunt and Mr. Stuart.
George Kelly’s "Poor Aubrey” will
complete the program.
1- mesh poultry wire—
-- mesh poultry wire—
Graduated poultry wire—
All widths in rolls—or cut to order.
Ask for prices on your needs.
Watkins Hardware Co.
Phone 46
No Courts Held. —No session of
either the i>olice or recorder’s courts
was held today, neither having a
docket for disposal during the day.
Chimney Burns Out. A cbimney
burning out at the home of Fred H.
Hayes. 228 Virginia avenue, called out
firemen this morning about 11:20
o’clock. No damage was done.
One License Issued. A marriage li
cense was issued yesterday by the
register of deeds to Robert Jones
Richardson and Louisa Stegall, white,
both of Middleburg.
Ch il Court March 12. The regular
civil term of March superior court
’icre will open on Monday, March 12,
and not Monday, March 19, as was
inadvertently stated in the Dispatch
several days ago.
Mr. Rose Buys Home. In the only
deed filed yesterday with the register
of deeds, S. P. Cooper and wife, soli,
o T. B. Rose. Jr., and wife the lot
•etween the Cooper home and N. B.
Thomas home and facing Andrews
Lvenuo. The consideration was given
as SJO and other values.
Banks Post Office Shut
Up Tight for the An
nual Holiday
Washington's birthday was obser
ved partially here today, but most
business went, on as usual.
The hanks took a full holiday, while
he frost office broke precedent ano
dosed up shop entirely, except, for the
li.-’patch of .outgoing mails and tii*
lislribution in lock boxes of first class
mail and newspapers coming into the
If was the fjist time within easy
memory that. the. one-hour window
orvico from 10 to H a. m. was eli
minated. Postmaster C. P. Wright an
nounced that lie had received instruc
tions from the Post Office Depar;-
■petit in Washington to close the win
dow and to suspend all services 1$
itie office for the entire day. with
the slight exception** noted. There
were many callers at the office dm
ing the hour from 10 to 11 a. m.. bn,
they found business at a complete
Aside from the banks and the posu
office, other business carried on as
usual, and there were no other su:
pensions, so far as was learned.
Schoolmasters To
Meet This Evening
At Dinner Affair
The Schoolmasters’ Club, embrac
ing faculty members of white schools
of Vance county, will hold its monthly
meeting tonight in a dinner affair
at the First Presbyterian church. Rc
picscntativcs from all schools in the
:ity and county, are expected to- he
in rttcndance. Five talks by prin
cipals and faculty members arc on
the program. Prof. W. C. Poe. prin
cipal of Aycock school, is chairman
of the committee having in hand the
arrangements for the meeting.
Henderson Daily Dispatch
Curb The Mounting Death Rate
Vkei\it\Akir\.<£ & RIGI4T TURN
don't do this |
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Nearly 30,DU0 Americans lost their Uvvcs in auto accidents in J 933.
Alore than 800,000 others were injured. You can do your part toward re
ducing these appalling figures by observing the "don’t” illustrated above.
Olliers follow.
The North Carolina law with regard
to turning at intersections says:
Sec. 10. Turning at Intersection.
•a) Except as otherwise provided in
this section, the driver of a vehicle in
tending to turn to the right at an
intersection shall approach such in
tersection in the lane for traffic near
est to the right-hand side of the high- j
way. and in turning shall keep as
closely as practicable to the right- j
hand curb or edge of the highway. I
and when intending to turn to the left I
shall approach such intersection in
the lane for traffic to tlic right of and j
nearest to the center of the highway !
and in turning shall pass beyond the |
center of the intersection, passing as !
sloccly as practicable to the right i
Number of Candidates for
Office of Game Warden
and Fisheries
Iliilly UlMpnteh tin r«>ini.
In (he Sir Waller Hotel.
IIV J. C. DASIi lilt V11.t..
Raleigh, Feb. 22.—Interest in the
meeting of the State Board of Con
servation and Development, scheduled
to be held in Raleigh Friday, is cen
tered around the possibility of filling
the combined office of State game
warden and commissioner of inland
There has been no definite indica
tion of the course that may te taken
hut the field of candidates has grown
steadily during the last several weeks
In addition to the candidates that are
actively in the field, a number of
names have been put forward by
Charlotte possibly has the lead in
the number suggested for the office.
These include Kenneth Kirby, of for
mer Senator Morrison’s staff; E. P.
Bethunc, who has announced his can
didacy; and J. E. Steere. Boy Scout
executive of The Charlotte district,
and Mecklenburg county game and
fish warden. .
Friends are pushing H. R. Mar
shall. of Halifax, for the position. Mr.
Marshall is one of the pioneers in the’
teaak Walton League in North Caro
lina. He has for years, according to
his supporters, been keenly interested
In woods, waters and wild life.
W. C. McCormick .former assistant
State forester in North Carolina, has
also received considerable support for
the position. Mr. McCormick is now in
charge of Civilian Conservation Corps
activities in South Carolina. His
By virture of authority conferred
in a certain deed of trust executed by
James G. Cheatham and wife Ida
Cheatham, on tlic 17th day of Feb
ruary, 1920, and recorded in Book 95,
page 267, Register of Deeds Office for
Vanco County, default having been
made in the payment of the detii.
therein secured, at the request of the
holder of same I will offer for sale
at the court house door in Hender
son at public auction on Saturday the
2-4tli day of March 1934. tjie follow
ing described lands:
Begin at a stake on Henderson
road, corner of lot No. 1, thence along
said road N. 21 1-4 degrees E. 3.10
chains N. 13 1-2 degrees 5.66 chains to
a Maple Ella Brame’s corner, tlicnce
N. 87 1-2 degrees W. 14.64 chains to
a stone Ella Brame’s corner, thence
S. 4 1-4 degrees W. 8.90 chains to a
stone in the old Bute road, thence
along said road 4.00 chains to a stone
corner lot No. 1, thence N. 24 1-4 de
grees E. 6.40 chains to a stone cor
ner lot No. 1, thence S. 60 degrees
E. 8.00 chains to beginning, contain
ing 8 1-2 acres. See deed Ella Brame
and others to Ida Cheatham, Book 69,
page 528.
This the 21st day of February, 1934.
* i A. A. BUNN, Trustee. 7
thereof before turning such bchiclc
to the left.
“For the purpose of this section, the
center of the intersection shall mean
the meeting point of the medial lines
of the highways intersecting one an
<b> Local authorities in their re
spective jurisdictions may fodify the
foregoing method of turning at inter
sections by clearly indicating by but
tons, markers or other directions
signs within an intersection of course,
to he followed by vehicles turning
thereat., and It shall be unlawful for
any driver to fail to turn hi a. man
ner as so directed when such direc
tion signs are authorized by local au
freinds coni end (hat years of expert
euce as forester with resultaln cios<
association with game and fish work
makes him an Ideal man for the posi
Another man whose, name has been
put forwaid recently Is .T. B. Hunt,,
president of the Wake County Chap
ter of the Izaak Walton League. Mi.
Hunt’s friends point to his consols
tent efforts toward mitigating the ef
fects of stream pollution as a distinct
contribution to conservation*. He Is
also said to be an enthusiastic huncr
and fisherman.
Under the statute, the combined of
fices will pay a maximum of only $3.-
000 annually, one third less than
each of the positions formerly com
manded. Appointment is made by the
Board of Conservation and Develop
ment under the new setup, but for
merly the two officials were named
by the conservation director and con
firmed by the board.
Guns Salute and Church
Bells of Capital Are Rung
(Continued from Page One.)
the sad occasion. Thousands of visit
ors of every circumstance spent tlv
night in the streets to obtain good
places along the route of the proces
Once more on the march, but this
time' without arms, between 30,000
and 40,000 Belgian war veto-a: v/ho
knew the dead king as their leader
against the armies of Kaiser Wilhelm
marched past the coffin before the
procession started from the palace.
True to Belgian custom, no women
took part in the ceremonies.
The broken and widowed Queen
Elizabeth and the future queen, Prin
cess Astrid of Sweden, remained in
seclusion at Laken castle, while
Crown Prince Leopold and his young
er )brother followed their
father’s body afoot.
Confesses Kidnap Plot,
Hangs Himself In Jail
(Continued from gase one. i
hotel in a huge trunk, had been cap
tured only a few moments before
Mayo was found lifeless.
Chicago, Feb. 22. — (AP)— A prison
er's dramatic confession that he plai
ted to kidnap E. P. Adler, Davenport,
lowa, publisher, for $40,000 ransom
marked a new victory today in the
di ive to end the snatch racket.
The plot was frustrated by I.he
plucky resistance of the 61-year-old
publishoi and bank president.
When Charles Phillips, alias Fred
Mayo, and an accomplice slugged him
with a blackjack yesterday in the
Morrison hotel. Adler fought them of.
Phillips, captured a short time later
admitted last night, after 15 hours
of questioning, that he and his com
panion. known as Jack Weyman, of
Des Moines, planned to put Adler in
to a truck and ship him to a soutn
side flat to await ransom negotiations
Dr. Frank B. Littell, astronomer
mathematician of the U. S- Navy, bom
kt Scranton, Pa,, 65 years ago.
With the Sick
Continues 111
Miss Carrie Anderson continues ill
at her home on Wiggins street in
North Henderson, it was learned to
Airs. Parrish 111
Mrs. G. H. Parrish continues ill at
her home on North Garnett street, it
was learned today.
Discharged from Hospital.
Baby Eula Franklin has been dis
charged from Maria Parham hospital,
where she has been undergoing treat
Air. Short’s Condition Same,
The condition of Moses Short, who
w - as injured Tuesday afternoon when
an automobile in which he was riding
overturned, was said to be about the
same today at Maria. Parham hos
pital. where he is being treated for a
broken back.
Admitted to Hospital.
L. G. Walston, of Manson, has been
admitted to Maria Parham hospital
for treatment, it was said today.
Mrs. Hicks Out.
Mrs. 11. b. Hicks, wi)»> Ims been ill
at her home on the Oxford Road for
sometimo, is able lo he out again, ii
was learned today.
Mrs. Payne Confined.
Mrs. W. D. Payne has bee:, confin
ed to her bed at the home of Mr--
J. H. Cheatham’s for the past ten
days by illness, it was. learned today.
Much improved.
Miss Olivia. Gupton, who had her
tonsils removed at Maria Parham hos
pital Saturday, was said to be much
improved today.
CWA Merely Will
Get Another Name
<Continned from Page One.)
while the first 23,891 CWA workers
will be dropped Friday of this week
from the total of more than 7,>,000
still on the CWA payrolls in North
Carolina, and others will be dropped
from week to week until the CWA
army of workers is entirely demob!
“zed hv May 1, those actually need
ing jobs will he givno work through
the Emergency Relief Ad ministration
as was done before the CWA was set
up. it is pointed out.
Approximately 40,000 of the more
than 75,000 that. have been on the
CWA from the Emergency Relief Ad
ministration rolls If these. -10,000
workers still need relief and are de
x'lulent upon relife work proje
get. food and clothing for their fami
nes, they will be retained on ERA
work projects rather than on CWA
projects, after May 1, according to
Hie understanding here. But after
May l only those who arc destitute
and who are entirely without any
other means of obtaining food and
shelter for themselves and their fain
ilies. will he eligible for employment
on the ERA relief projects.
The reason for the changes already
new MW'S®
on what it will do

Thousands Os People who cam afford to Spend Ventilation, with the window in one »]§
two or three times as much for a car, are otfcrs y°° frce action for all jour wheels pins the
today choosing the Ford V-S for 1934, in- co . a " orl [ of f r ° f _ d Sprij '* s “ d •*»
stead. Here are some of the reasons.
With the new Ford V-8 yon get mm att*
PO W it . Tl*e l ord V-8 (at 1934 gises you better ateel body, safety glass, welded steel-spoke wheel*,
than 80 miles per hoar with the quicker aecelera- exceptionally low center of gravity and morv
lion and greater smoothness odf an 8-cyiinder braking surface per pound of weight than any
motor. Power has actually been increased by 12 other American-made car wc know of.
per cent over last year’s tnodeL „ ..
ECONOMY. Gasoline economy is increased hy
COMFORT. The Ford V-8 for 1934 offers more two or three miles per gallon with the new Ford
actual body room than marry other cars that cost V-8. Test runs show that the new engine will etve
considerably more. it offers you new Oesr-Visioo 20 miles per gallon at 43 miles per hour.
W/ZCD delivery
Ivv JJI ml I ) vlC(l) NO DELAY
>Vit Q W a ring s Pennsylvanians: Sunday, 8:30 P.M.,
We are now ready to deliver the new 1934 V-8 Ford
Clements Motor Co.
made, according to Capua M Waynick
.State director of the National Reem
ployment Service, is that since the
of $950,000,000 has been passed, the
bill carrying the new appropriation
F.mergency Relief Administration is
no longer bound by the regulations
made necessary in the expenditure of
the $400,000,000 allotted to it from
the Public Works Administration.
These old regulations made it raan
adatory that the same wage scale be
paid on CWA projects as on PWA
projects, or from 45 cents and hour
for unskilled labor to sl.lO an hour
for skilled. They also required that
the money could be expended only
on certain types of construction work
and on public property. Nor did the
regulations reqquire that those CWA
workers enroll for the Reemployment
Service must be anything more than
unemployed, with the result that a
son of a man who might have an
income of SIO,OOO a year could get a
CWA job if he was unemployed.
But under th enew regulation just
promulgtaed by Harry L. Hopkins, di
rector of the Emergency Relief Ad
ministration, following the enactment
of the new law, and which removed
all the old PWA regulations, the fol
lowing rules are already m effect:
1. In any and all replacements
made on CWA projects from now on,
only those “in dire need” shall he
given jobs.
2. All those found not t oho “in
dire need of work’’ are to be laid off
as rapidly as possible.
3. That those dropped from CWA
sobs must be those from families in
which others are gaining employ
ment, even if only one person in the
family .is working.
4. The rate of pay for various class
es of labor shall be the same as in
the various communities in which
they are employed, provided that it
shall not be less than 30 cents an
hour for skilled labor, the same pro
vision that formerly applied lo all
Emergency Delict work projects. The
hours for the present are to remain
at 24 hours a week in cities and towns
of less population and in rural dis
5. Needy women must be given the
same consideration as needy men.
6. While workers are to he select
ed from both the Reemployment Serv
ice as well as relief rolls and must he
registered with the Reemployment
Service, they must hereafter he "in
dire need” as well as unemployed to
secure jobs.
There are several factors hack or
these new rulings. One of the first
things they are designed to do is to
stop the scramble for CWA jobs by
those who were not in need but who
w<ve attracted by the pay schedule
of 15 cents to sl.lO cents an hour, hut
which will now he only from 30 cents
to 45 cents an hour. The second fac
tor is to limit all CWjA employment
only for those in actual need and
with no means of support, which
could not be done under the old PWA
regulations. Another reason for the
regulation undoubtedly is to make
the CWA unattractive as a. political
pie counter.
They get killed every winter, and
we see ’em next fall on Broadway.
Wuxtry "Cold kills Georgia
Large Section of Garnett In
Business Section Is
A large portion of Garnett str
in the principal section of the bu
ness district of the town i s tor,, '
and traffic there is barred, as the /
suit of repairs and replacements bt
mg made by the city to its water ana
sewer mains. The work is being don
in advance of and in preparation for
the re-paving of the street by ln ,
• State Highway Commission with Feu
' eral funds, since the street i s tn „
route througn the city of the r utional
No S pe C i fic date h,s been learned
as to when actual paving work win
i )L ‘« ln- although it is looked for in ..
few weeks. Severe weather for ,»'
i ! >ast fcw lias made il ; ,.in„,t
impossible for the wor kto be don-
Agents of the contractors, m,. *.
kintic Bitulithic Company of Winston-
Salem, have been here for some dm
making preliminary arrangements f ur
the start of work.
The street is to be widened sonie
[ what in the business district and i n
j parts of the residential section at tin
west end of the street by taking a few
feet off the sidewalks on each side of
the street. All of this is included in
the cost of the project, contract for
which was let early in the month.
In connection with the work that
is now about to get under way.
1 modern street lighting system is aLo
to be installed. and all poles and
wires are to be removed, other than
the metal standards to be erected to
care for the white way that is to In
put in.
i By virture of authority by the im-
I dersigned as Trustee in a certain deed
of trust executed by E. Georgian*
Perry dated May 23rd. 1928, and re
corded in Book 131, Page 81, Regis
ter of Deeds Office foi Vance Coun
! ty, default having been made in the
debt therein secured. Upon n-<|uesl or
the holder of same 1 wit! offer for
sale on Saturday March 2ttli. 1951, .n
12:00 o’clock at public auction for
cash the following described lands.
The House and lot fronting on
John Street in or near the t-mpoi on
limits of the City of Ucndci .-.on ,\
C., where E. G-coiginna Perry now n
sides which she purchased from W
E. Moss. See deed Book 11, Page 188.
Vance County Register of Deeds Of
fice. Said lot. is 50 feet front on John
Street running hack 171 feel., aUo two
lots, one on each side of her hone
house and fronting John Street 50
foot each and running back 171 feet,
for boundaries see deed from W. E.
Moss, Book 55, Page 589 and Book
16 Page 528.
This the 21st day of February. 1931
A. A. BUNN, Trustee.

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