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Grading Is Started On Garnett Street Paving And Wires Being Moved Steam Shovel Begins at Granite Street Crossing of Garnett and Works North POLES, WIRES BEING TAKEN DOWN ALSO Meanwhile, Pipes Being Re newed by Crew of CWA Workers in Business Dis trict Under City Supervi sion; Work Will Be Push ed Rapidly Grading was under way today a' the lower end of Garnett street a.- actual work began foi the i t-paving of the street through the city with Federal road funds'by the State High way Commission. At the same time line crews begun the setting back o te’e phone and power company ik>los and wires. The steam shovel that had causeo some delay’ in ttie start of the grad ing fur the paving work reached ber° Monday and was made ready tor op eration. The old pavement Is being trooped up mid gotten old of the way. The sidewalks are to 1"' cut of! slightly to widen the street over most of the distance through the city’, and in the heart of the business district a new and modern lighting system, including installation of a white way Is to be a part of the improvements. Meanwhile, seweregat and water main pipes are being renewed and new connections are being made where necessary, this latter under the direct supervision of city authorities, with tne work paid for through CW / funds 'hat were allocated for the pur pose. Th( work is to he pushed rapidly, and. while no estimate has been matte t«x to the date for completion of the job it is expected that it rail lie finished y mid-summer or tHe latter putt of the summer, at the outside. Thursday Is Last I)a\ for Filing; of 1933 l ax Returns Thursday of this week. March 15 is the final day for the filing with both the State and Federal govern ments tax returns on incomes foi 1933. Unless permission has been ob tained from the revenue commission er for the State account, or from tht collector of internal revenue for tin- Federal government, returns must be filed. Tonight! Important Meeting Commandry 7:30 Seven petitions Chapter 8 p. m. Two petitions One, possibly three, candidates All R. A. M. & K. T.’s come S. H. Allen, Secy, and Recorder Golden Grain (fkeUSLEf BLEND UNION MADE Four Tracts-Arc Sold In Kittrcll And Papers Filed Four tracts of land, all lying in Kit troll township, changed hands in four real estate deeds filed today with the register of deeds. In one deed the Continental Riant Company’ sold Walter Haun 5.30 acres for 5265, an din another the company sold to Maria Johnson an other tract for $225. W. It. Finch, trustee, in one deco, sold to M. U». Hedgepeth and R. L Finch 36 acres for SSOO. an din an other deed sold to L\ B. Finch two acres for SOO. On Monday’ a deed was filed 5 y which C. S. Burroughs and wife soi to Edward C. I<ough)in for sll am; Other considerations properly front on Southerland Avenue in the city ATTENDS FUNERAL IN OXFORD TODAY J. B. Watkins. Jr., was in Oxford today attending the funeral services of his great aunt. Mrs. Bailie Daniel, who died suddenly Monday murnmg at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. F. Webb, in Oxford, Interment war, made in the family cemetery. “Trnn iiuilily.” on the. Oak Hill Hoad. Mrs. Daniel was the widow of th. late Nat B. Daniel, and was m her 86 th year. Friday, March 16, Is Arbor Day In North Carolina llnil.i llin|»n<eli Unreal* lu the Sir Waller llolel. itv j. r. HxsKiaiv n,i,. Raleigh. March 13. At' or Day wiii he observed in North Carolina. Fri day’, March 16, this year under legis lative act of 1927, which sets tlx occasion as the Friday following March 15, each year. Fitting exercises for the day art xpectcd to be held by public school;, civic clubs, patriotic organizations and o' her bodies throughout the State. Primary emphasis on the significance of the occasion is expected in the pub lic schools. Programs built, around the plant ing »f a tree arc recommended as appropriate by State Forester J. S. Holm??. He expressed n hope that ex ercises of tips nature will be held in ev;iy public r chord in North Carolina T't assist in planting programs, Mr. Holmes has colored to furnish seel lings from the state forest nursery 1 1 > schools wishing to conduct plant ing in forest fc; oo.tions on school t .y. 'but in emphasized the fact I'm* seedlings e; mot he furnished for oruamenUu ]••'•.tug Not fewer than V'h nor more than 1 MX) can bn sup plied under this offer, and the re cipient save required to pay shipping costs. Varieties of seedlings avail able unde’ this offer include lobloly and shottleaf pines and locust. More than 200 schools have taken advantages of similar offers in pre vious years, and have started demon stration forest plantations. The Slate forester recommends such a. project as one of the most effective means of impressing the value of the for ests upon the minds of the children. Henderson Daily Dispatch Gholson Will Not Run for Solicitor At This Election) T. IV Gholson, young attorney of Ileuderson, announced today that he had definitely given up the idea oi becoming a candidate this year for solieiioi of the third judicial district in whioli Vance county’ is located. Some weeks ago there was consider aole talk that Mr. Gholson would en ter the race in opposition) to Solici toi W. II S. Burgwyn. Baler there was a denial, t hough not a direct announcement to that effect by tlx. local attorney. Today, however. Mr. Gholson sain definitely he would not seek the o>- sic ? this .year. He did say that it way his intention to become a candidate for solicitor four years hence. Indications at this time are tha-. Solicitor Burgwyn will have the tick to himself and may not have to en ter the primary in Juno at all. Around Town No Recorder's Court. On account superior court being in session, no session of the roeordci’s court has been held this week. Deb ■nnnnl Discharged in the only case in police court today, Boyd Richardson, colored, was discharged when complaint was made that he had failed to comply with the judg ment, m a previous case in which no was charged with beating his wife, ghe alleged he was heating her again hut the mayor did not find sufficient case for action. BOY SCOUT COURT OF HONOR TONIGHT Tlx* tegular monthly meeting of the Court of Honor for the Boy r Scouts in this city will be held this evening at 7:45 o’clock in the Episcopal Parish House it was said today’. Several scouts are to come before the court for advancement in rank. Immediately after tne court, a meet ing of the scout council in the city will he had. All comicilmcn. and others inter ested in scouting, are urged to attend tonight's meeting. INSTITUTE GAGERS ARE STATE CHAMPS Defeat Belmont, Western Winner, In .Raleigh 38-16 for State Title Raleigh March Kb Henderson In stitute defeated .Belmont, 38-16 here last night for the hoys’ basketball championship of the State, among Ne gro high schools. In the girls’ cham pion-hip game the Western champs from J. C. Price School of Salisbury defeated the Mary Potter High team of Oxford. K’,-11. The games uvere ■played at Shaw University here. Fi nalists were decided by section tour nament. Riddick led Henderson boys, s oring 16 points Green was best for Belmont. Lineups: Henderson Riddick (16». JPutivcy <9). forwards: Ghee (2), Mar row, centers; Christian (9), Ilallet (2) guards. Belmont Siminel (2), Fox (5) forwards; Green (7), center; Hunter (2), Reid. Clawson. Browning guards. due “Hell’s Kitchen Ciektaif" is the latest New York drink. You have to take a chaser before and after one. He Hated Cameras He owned one of the world’s fin est collections of pictures, hut he didn’t want photographs made of himself. One of the rare snapshots of this man who formed the biggest trust in the world and controlled a bil lion dollars when Henry Ford was a poor man, is shown in today’s excursion to yesterday conducted h.v Clark Kixuaird. author of "To day’ is the Day,” in our new fea ture “In the ‘Good Old Days* ” Clip these pictures daily and make-up your own copy of the American family album. Damage Is Awarded In S. A. L. Suit $l,lOO Asked A n d $603 Granted Four Plaintiffs in J. T. Smith Truck Damages aggregating $603 were awarded four plaintiffs in a suit de ckled in the civil term of Vance Su perior Court as brought against the Seaboard Air Bine railroad, as the re sult of injuries sustained when a train .'truck a truck in which they were riding at the Spring street crossing in this city several months ago. Th . aggregate amount asked was only $l,lOO. Tht suits were h'ought ‘by’ J. 1. Smith, a.s "next best friend” for the piiintiffs, all minors. He was the owner of the truck. The party wore on their way to work early in the morning when the train and the truck came together at the crossing. AK were injured and the truck was de molished. The plain til i were Gilbert Smitn for whom SSOO was asked, and it whom $391 was awarded; J. W. Srnil. asking S2OO. and awarded $25; Tab ton Reams, asking SIOO. awarded sl2, Mrs. Hun a Smith, asking S3OO. a, warded $175. A judgment for sllO and interest was awarded to S. P. Cooper in a suit against R. F. and R. M. Rice. In valving a rent claim. The sum of $l5O w.u awarded Mrs. Maggie S. Brown in a suit growing on of the will of the late W. H. Smith A non-suit on the grounds of be ing barred by the statute of limita tions was ordered in the action en titled State on Relation of J. A. Har ris vs. J. J* Rowland, administratoi and Citizens Bank and Trust Com pany. E. B. I\ilire'll was awarded S2OO judgment in an action b* ought a gainst Grissom Brothers, Involving a rent claim, and another award of S7OO against J. J. Adams, this not to he valid if the S2OO claim is settled. A non-suit was ordered in the case of Grissom Brothers. tailors ana cleaners, against Ilk I. Kittrell. LEGION CONDUCTING AN ESSAY CONTEST New Bern. March 13. —The past week has witnessed the launching of the American legion statewide essay contest, the subject being “Why and How North Carolina Should Support Its Schools.” The rules and regulations regard ing this statewide essay contest have been mailed direct to all county’ su ipcri-n- 'undents, ail city superintend ents and to the principals of the high schools of North Carolina and to all post commanders, post Americanism officers and district Americanism of ficers of the legion In North Caro lina. All high school students are eli gible to compete in Ibis contest. The prizes to be awarded are as fol lows: $25 for best essay submitted in this statewide contest; $lO for sec ond best essay; and $lO for third best essay*. The other rules of the contest are as follows: 1. All essays shall he limited to 1,- 000 words, 2. Each essay shall be submitted by the pupil (typewritten and not signed) who will attach to the essay a slip of paper on which will be the pupil’a name, school and address'. Essays in each county and in each city high school shall lie submitted prior to April 5, 1934, to the county superin tendent of schools, who shall submit same to a board of three judges to be appointed by’ him. 3. The county superintendent of schools shall forward at once the win ning essay to his county direct to Miss Juanita McDonald, care of Di A. T. Allen, Raleigh, who will sub mit such essays to a final board of judges to be selected by A. T. Al len. which ‘board of judges will an nounce the prize winners prior- to April 30, 1934. The decisions of the I board of judges shall be final. Kittrell College Is Put In Federal Receivership Action Heads Off For Time Being Suit of Benjamin Taylor, Former Business Manager, for $7,000; Rev. Vernon Hodge, Durham Negro Preacher, Receiver Kittrell College Negro institution at Kittrell, this county, and one of the oldest Negro institutions in the Stale, has been thrown into receivership in advance of a suit pending in Vance civil court, it 'became known today. Rev. Vernon Hodge l , pastor of Si. Joseph’s A. M. E. Zion church in Dur ham, was made receiver when the action was brought in Federal couri in Raleigh. In the suit, which was to have been heard in Vance superior court today. Benjamin L. Taylor was seeking to recover the sum of $7,000 which he claims is due him as back salary over a period of several years dur ing which he was business manager. He resigned in June last year. The suit was brought last Septem ber, but at the October civil court was continued because of an offer Dy the college to compromise, which ot 18 Divorces Total Given For One Day Believed Record For All Time Here; Number of Others Are Continued A total of 18 divorces were granted hi Vance Superior Court on Monday, the first day of the March civil term, to set what is oclieved to be an all time record for any one day in this county. During the first two hours of the day’s opening session, separations were granted to married couples a: the rate of one every ten minutes, and by the time of adjournment for the day in early’ aiternoon the num ber had been, raised to 18 in all. Then-, were a number that were continued besides these. The docket contained 30 divorce ssuits. and another was brought, in and tried and granted that did not appear on the calendar. In addition to those granted di vorces as enumerated yesterday, the following six wore also awarded: Thelma B. Williams from Martin 11. Williams. James Thorpe from Mary Thorpe. E. E. Huffman from Amanda Huff man. Addie Wheeler from Marshall Wheeler. K. It. Dickerson from Espie. Woods Dickerson. W. S. Pearce from Ella Pearce. The suit of Amanda Huffman for divorce from E. E. Huffman was dropped. Continuances were granted in tne following divorce actions: Alton Faucette vs. Zora Burchett Faucett. Margaret Craig Evans vs. W. H. Evan s, Jr. Nannie H. Waddell vs. Jack F. Waddell. Annie A, Cousins vs. Herbert Cousins. G. H. Murphy vs. Billie Dale Mur phy. All Wool. You’ve heard about that little lamp That Mary took to school; The lamb kept quiet as a clam. For Mary was no fool, For fear someone would get its goat 'Twas worn by Mary as a coat. I EFFECTIVE TODAY I Delivered Prices On FORD V-B’s ARE REDUCED I See Us For New Low Prices! I CLEMENTS MOTOR C(h I Wyche Street Henderson, N. C. r 6 — 1 ■—■ 'r.-MW-i-- IWI.J M , TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 1934 fer the plaintiff refused to accept. The complaint, according to T. P. Gholson, counsel for Taylor, alleges the court records here show the col lege has an outstanding unpaid $67.- 000 mortgage, but that the plaintiff believes this obligation to have been discharged, although not cancelled on the records in the register of deeds office. Dr. Charles E. Stewart is president of the college, an office he has held for the past, sevsral years. The in stitution has found the going very rough during the depression years, and has faced numerous difficulties ■during that time. Dr. Stewart was [prevailed upon to give up a large city pastern to in Washington, D. C., to come lime and endeavor to pull the institution through, and has put up a desperate battle to that end. It i|s understood the receivership will' not stop the operation of the college. Perry and Kittrell, local law firm, is counsel for the college in the litiga tion, and obtained the receivership in Federal court. “Cap Acquaintance” Not Enough How well do you and we know each other*/ As good friends*/ (We hope so!) Or only to the extent of what in the old days was called I a “cap acquaintance” : —a nodding or how-do you-do acquaintance? If so, we are not satis fied with that, and hope you will not be. Let’s Get to Know Each Other Better A friendship based on honest business is mutu al ly helpful. If you have no definite bank connection, let us show you how we can serve you. No telling when you might be very glad fl to call our bank your friend. First National Bank In Henderson | Henderson, N. C. 11l 11111 mm i|i in miiiMF' .—n Mm r ™^™ W7r n f — mmwHpTr —marnmMm legiMpostwill OBSERVE BIRTHDAY Program Being Worked Up For Event To Be Held Thursday Night An elaborate program j;: \ )v worked out for the celebration ’i,S Thursday night by Henderson p,, , No. 60, and the Legion Auxiliary tiie fifteenth birthday of the foundi '• of the American Legion as a national entity. The celebration will be had i„ r . , , .. u 1,1 Him Legion s hall, an dm addition to the program, details of which have „<? been made public as yet, refreshments will be served by the ladies of the Auxiliary, it is announced. All members of both units are Ur , r(l(l to make their plans to attend, ami are assured an evening of pi/ ils|lr( , ai i d e roter tain men t. m In Keriicrsville C. F. Tankersley, Jr., was in nersville today attending a meetin of the State Board for the J utli( * Order United American Mechanics he being ono of the state officers, vie., councilor for the fraternal group Albert. W. Stevens, aviator, bom in Maine, 48 years ago.