ASSOCIATED PRESS AND CENTRAL PRESS
Grading Is Started On
Garnett Street Paving
And Wires Being Moved
Steam Shovel Begins at
Granite Street Crossing
of Garnett and
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
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
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
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
Chapter 8 p. m. Two petitions
One, possibly three, candidates
All R. A. M. & K. T.’s come
S. H. Allen, Secy, and Recorder
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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 owned one of the world’s fin
est collections of pictures, hut he
didn’t want photographs made of
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
Clip these pictures daily and
make-up your own copy of the
American family album.
S. A. L. Suit
$l,lOO Asked A n d
$603 Granted Four
Plaintiffs in J. T.
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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
The other rules of the contest are
1. All essays shall he limited to 1,-
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 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
For One Day
Believed Record For
All Time Here;
Number of Others
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
James Thorpe from Mary Thorpe.
E. E. Huffman from Amanda Huff
Addie Wheeler from Marshall
K. It. Dickerson from Espie. Woods
W. S. Pearce from Ella Pearce.
The suit of Amanda Huffman for
divorce from E. E. Huffman was
Continuances were granted in tne
following divorce actions:
Alton Faucette vs. Zora Burchett
Margaret Craig Evans vs. W. H.
Evan s, Jr.
Nannie H. Waddell vs. Jack F.
Annie A, Cousins vs. Herbert
G. H. Murphy vs. Billie Dale Mur
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
I See Us For New Low Prices!
I CLEMENTS MOTOR C(h
I Wyche Street Henderson, N. C.
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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
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
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
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
First National Bank
In Henderson |
Henderson, N. C.
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Program Being Worked Up
For Event To Be Held
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
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.
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.
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