ASSOCIATED PRESS AND CENTRAL PRESS
SCHOOL LOAN FOR
Washington Passes pn $16,-
000 Sought for Adding
CITY APPEAIT WAITING
Action on That As Yet, Probably
Due, It Is Thought, To Its Size;
Dabney Work To Start
Approval has been given by the
Public Works Administration in Wash
ington to the application of th** Vance
Board of County Commissioners for
$16,000 for the purpose of erecting
four new rooms at the Dabiu\\ school.
Congressman Edward VV. l-’nti has
advised Superintendent E M Ruliifts
to that effect.
There was no reference in Mr. Pou's
telegram late Thursday to the sl*3s
000 application for a new Mich .-chobl
in lleinienaHi, a new school at North
/lender; >n, and the erection of four
new rooms at the South Henderson
Mr PoUin? aid that ln«t)> applies-
Ini-. were filed at. the -.inn- time,
•at.d that their pl'og |e • fnuii I It)
.•.unify through the various State t»f
fire- t*?a' have to give app'nval, and i
then the State authority for the }*V' T /> j
v i '- made together, IID only theory a? j
to wh\ a« l lon was not gji eu on t.tn'i
hi• g r nppl’calion i- its d/r a., coin i
pared with funds avniJalde.
It was understood some week* hk"
that I tie first i.oivei iimeid apprnpria j
tion li t public works purpose,'? was t
f •,l> mi ted and tiial was causing thgi
delav in approving the $301,000 Vance i
county icquest. Some applications that '
1 a 1 been approved were turned back, >
however, without any money being j
n id, and it is believed to bo from j
these r« turned funds that the small
1 i.ibney application got through. j
Work at the Dabney school wi 11 1
•tart shortly, and will he pressed on j
t, conclusion bv the time of the stair!
c ' t.'o fall term of the schools next
St plemho:. The work will furnish em- I
p'eyment for a number of men. The j
government makes an outright dona-!
tion of 30 percent of the amount ac j
tually r.’dotted on any project. The j
it maimin' becomes a bonded ohliga j
| V * Iran «li*f from pa!«.
V (U Binishco nervous strain. Bringo
r?>fftot relaxation. 10c. 30c.
60c. pint sizes and ac forum.
W. C. CATES
Office Phone 800
Residence Phone 431
2nd Floor Horner Rid";.
p 4 'his bank and its deposi-
DCtween tors there exists a strong
bond ot confidence, co-operation
and business friendship. We wish to
make it pleasant for you to transact bus
iness with us by attending to your finan
cial needs promptly, courteously and sat
isfactorily. It is our policy to be helpful
to our customers in every way consistent
with safety and sound banking principles.
We build out business by rendering a
service useful, convenient and profitable
to the people of this community, and you
are cordially invited to make use of this
A Good Bank to Deal With
First National Bank
Henderson, N. C.
Jasper H. Flicks, President
lv. 0. Harrison, Executive Vice-President
F. B. Kobards, Cashier
J. C. Gardner. Asst. Cashier
Seed Loan Office Here
Is Opened By Sheppard
Will Accommodate Growers Who Can Get Crop Credits
Nowhere Else; Office Is Located at Planters Ware
house; Conditions of Loan Stated
1 An emergency crop loan office has
been opened in the Planters Ware
house here to serve farmers m tne
lending of small sums of money loi
making their 1931 crops, it was learn
i ed today. Ft. L. Sheppard, who bur*
, | been in charge of the seed loan office
i in this county for the past several
■ I year ;, in again in charge of this the
distribution of credits, lie lias an
; nounced office hours as from P a.
m. to 5 p m.
j According to I he regulations under
which crop loans are to be made Hii;
year, any farmer who 'secure : a Jwp
must obtain a statement from 'he
county production council, where one
exists, and one docs here that he
does not intend to inetea <* hi;? aerc
age or production in violation m ih<*
Ag ieultural Adjustment Adniinra,..
(a countio- where a counlv pr'u'Jm*
lion council has not been get ii|> ,|»»
fore any application for a loan will he
: OX F ORD GAI HE RING
Henderson, Oxford, Rox
boro Groups Assemble
Members of the Henderson Kiwanis
club had an evening of fun am: :
■ amusement last Tuesday evening at
i the intercity gathering in Oxford. The
| following article on the affair is from •
j the Friday issue of the Oxford Pub
! lie Ledger:
j A family gathering was staged by
:he Kiwanis clubs of Oxford. Hender
son and Roxboro Tuesday night in aa
' intercity meeting held at the Wo-|
j man's club home. Henderson claims
i motnerhood over the Oxford club and j
| Rox;oro looks to Oxford as hei mo-!
t'.ier club. Louisburg, an aunt, sent t
I over a couple of representatives,
j The meeting evolved itself into a 1
fun fest from the beginning. Follow
ing the preliminaries during which :
j the visitors were introduced. Dr. Joe
Bryan was winner of the attendance
j prize presented by Roy Breedlove.
| Dr. al Pittard gave the welcome ao-
J dies-: for the visitors and Baxter Man
| gum president of the Roxboro cluu '
j and Skinner Kittrcll of the Hcndei-j
j son club, responded.
The sweethearts of the clubs were
j introduced and Dr. Sam Carrington I
! was presented as a guest of Dr. Roy I
! Noblin. Dr. Noblin pulled a number
j of jokes on visiting Kiwanians.
j William Medford called Bill Cate,
of the Henderson dub to the stage
Henderson Daily Dispatch
considered, the farmer who is apply
ing will have to give satisfactory’ evi
dence that he is cooperating with the
production control program of the
Agricultural Adjustment Administra
The maximum amount of an ein
eigency crop loan that may he üb
! tained by any one individual is $250.
ayl Ihe minimum is $25.
Applications fur loans in any a
mount from $25 io $250 may be ac
cepted by the emergency crop loan of
tire provided the farmer does not
have sufficient security' to obtain a
| loan elsewhere.
v A farmer applying for $l5O or more
must first make application to the
Production Credit Association for a
loan from it. Rejection of this appli
cation by the Production Credit As
ocial ion will be considered sufficient
evidence that other credit is not avail
abel. and Him applicant, may then
make application to the Emergency
* iop Loan Office.
and presented to him as a token oJ
appreciation for his club service •?,
package which to all appearances wa,:
a flour lamp. Mr. .Cates wan requested
Im unwiap his wist and when hr ban
completed the fedion task, he found
b» his amusement, that he had noth
ing more than a wire frame for a
light, a bloom slick and a .couple oj
boards. ; •
Returning to the more s'erioil? as
pacts gs the meeting. Jim Gardner
gave the secretary’s report* for tne
Henderson club. That organization is
continuing its work among underpriv
ileged children, serving college stu
dents through a revolving student
loan fund and is ding some special
work in the field of music. Sam Byra
Winstead, speaking for the youthful
Rcxboro club, said the organization
has enjoyed a healthy increase in
membership since receiving its char
ter u few’ months ago and already is
taking an active part in the promo
tion of community projects. D. S.
Johnson, speaking for the Oxford
club, told of the Boy’ Scout troop the
club is sponsoring, of vocational guid
ance talks and other undertakings.
The Oxford club has a membership of
29 at the present time.
Mr. Medford announced plans for a
Carolina Kiwanis golf tournament to
:.e held in Raleigh in April and told
of a division meeting to be held in
Durham on May 3.
Maurice Parham and Mr. Medford
then entertained with an amusing
number sketch before the presenta
tion of Sam Merritt of the Roxboro
club, who entered in disguise anti
worked some smooth tricks on his
Jasper Hicks called to the stage a
number of members of the Roxboro
club and conducted an examination
on Kiwanis. When he had seated six
of the visitors on a conveniently ar
ranged bendi. he was interrupted ty
John HU Pittard to state that the club
was sponsoring a Scout Troop and re
quested Hint all who would give $25
stand immediately’. At the same mu
incut electricity was poured through
the bench and the six Roxboro Ki
wa.niam; stood without hesitation.
Tom Jotmson gave some “hot news’
concerning members of the visiting
clubs and Ed Coble followed with a
humorous talk. Joe KiLtrell of Hen
cli rson brought the meeting to a. close.
DAY OFF* l EASIER
Usual Holiday To Bfc Grant
ed Throughout tlie City
White and colored schools of Hend
erson and Vance county will have the
customary holiday on Easter Monday’,
class room work being suspended on
Good Fridav until the following Tues
day, it was announced today by E. M.
The time off may bo made up be
fore the end of the session, which will
be early in May, p rot ably the first
week. Commencement exercises will
start on Sunday, May 6, with the an
nual sermon to be preached by Dr.
G. I. Humphries, president of tne
High Point College. The remaining
exercises will be spread out over sev
eral days following during that week.
Will Jenks Held
For Court Under
Will Jenks, white man. was bound
over to the June term of Vance Su
perior Court by Recorder R. E. Cle
ments today on a charge of assault
with a deadly' weapon with intent to
kill. He inflicted serious injury on
Webster Hunt, white man, in slashing
his throat almost from ear to ear.
But the man lived to tell the tale, and
is well on the road to recovery after
a serious illness. The physician called
to attend him at the time he was
slashed had little hope for the man
at the time. But he showed remark
able lasting qualities.
The cutting occurred February 2,
but Jenks ran away and only re
cently returned here, whereupon he
was taken into custody. His bond was
fixed at S3OO for appearance at the
Cost Here $2,309
A total of 381 families were held
to the extent of $2,309.46 in Feb
ruary in relief funds expended
from amounts sent from the office
of Mrs. Thomas O’Berry. State ad
ministrator. Vance’s relief cases
were fewest and total cash dis
bursed the smallest except one of
any of the four-county group.
Warren county distributed $3,-
601.10 to 846 persons, while in
Franklin 716 persons received $6,-
430.78, and Granville had 438 needy
families who were helped to the
extent of $2,064.84. For the State
as a whole, 73,062 families got a
total of $534,028.84 in February. In
'January 65,852 families were help
Methodist Class Presents
En joy able Benefit Pro*,
gram at Theatre
I lues audiences at the Stevenson
'.brentre Thmoday saw the ‘‘Happy
1 follow Mil iyt re I" jn.il on l»by I he M‘n',;
‘A'ccley do ms and tin* Whitmore We:
•ry eliu<3 of the I h I Metl.t«*«I»•;I Son
day .school, and railed it a delightful
performance, some of it better 1 h r:
the other, and naturally so.
The minstrel was first given at the
matinc»rs. Another performance follow
ed at 7:25 p. m.. and then another
hortlv after 10 o'clock.
, The net proceeds will be turned
into the fund for the church debt.
T. B. Rose, Jr., was interlocutor
while Dr. I. H. Hoyle was music di
ector. Miss Helen Kimball was pian
ist, and the performance was under
direction of Kenneth Isley and Hick
The first part was in the usual
minstrel form, with numerous jokes,
some cf them rather unbecoming to
a group of church people, but wnicn.
nevertheless, got laughs from the
audiences. Bigtime Smith, taken by
Mr. Isley, and Fishmouth Jones, by
Hickman Finch, were the end men.
Sunshine Jones, taken by’ Sam Ai
fbrd. was also a favorite, while C.
6. Seifert’s solo, in the role cf Ham
bone Lucas, and Dr. H. L. Allen, as
Applejack, in a dance number, were
veiy’ pleasing. A. J. Hurt as Sambo
Junk; A. E. Flynn as High Pocket
and J. W. Sanders as 801 l Weevil,
contributed jokes and merriment.
The Happy Hallow Quartette, com
posed of 11. L- Candler, Tobias Kear
ney, T. W. Worley and VV. B. Daniel,
Jr., gave a high quality of singing ci
the old-time melodies.
Miss Mary Worley, in a dance num
ber near the end o fthe first act,
drew an enthusiastic encore from the
audience and returned to repeat. Miss
Mary McElwce’s reading on the base
ball game, and Kenneth Islcy’s im
personation during the intermission
stood out as delightful spots in I In*
program, as did also the dun.cn by
Miss Mary Bunn,
Scene two presented a setting in
which the players were Mrs. D. D
Hocutt as Mainly; George Leggett n ;
Lightning; Raymond Wilson as
Snowball; and It. B. Powell as Rose
bud. Their costumes got the lauglrj
regardless of what I bey said, and
that helped, too. Miss Elsie Young
and Sam Alford, in a number ay
newlyweds, were mighty good with
their guitar and banjo. Mrs, A H
Moore’s dance number as Sister Sadie
proved unusually popular with th*
audience, and was greeted at the
close with, generous applause Miss
hit in her role of Madam Screenchiili
Fannie Smith’s song numhar was «
Hugh Jordan appeared as Lazy Bones
and Hugh Jones was fjy paltengill.
In addition to these characters
there was a chorus or 30 voices.
It. was understood today that a neat
sum. was netted from the perform
an cos for the classes to ibe given into
the church building fund.
HOW TO INCREASE
PAY OF TEACHERS
The Daily Dispatch has been fur
nished by Attorney General Dennis
G. Rrummitt with the following state
ment bearing on possible increases
in the pay of school teachers in North
“I note in the press of today that
State Treasurer, Charles M. Johnson,
in an .address before th« Kiwanis
Club at Wilmington yesterday, says
that “'we must find away" to increase
“There is no difficulty in ‘finding’
such away. That way lies in remov
ing the tremendous advantages pros
perous foreign corporations nave n,
taxation over the great mass of our
domestic corporations; in the propei
taxation of excess profits which some
times reach 100 per cent or more on
capital stock or the assessed value of
corporate property; in building a tax
system free and clean of favor anc
privilege to the special interests.
“The way is easy to be found. Anc*
the great mass of our people most
of our manufacturers business and
professional men merchants, farmers,
laborers and domestic corporations
generally, as well as teachers, are di
rectly interested in ending these
abuses. The difficulty li‘ >w in break
ing the strangle-hold ol those who
do benefit from them.
To Cousin’s Funeral—J. C. Mann
went to his old home at Mann's Har
bor, in Dare county, today, having
been called there on account of the
death yesterday of a cousin, Bruce
Mann.jwho*was to be buried today. He
drove through by automobile.
But It Melts On.
ture Under Freezing
Apparently unable to shake the
rigors of winter, though spring of
licialJ.v arrived two days ago, this city
and section today experienced anoth
it ""W fall, the fourth during March
After a night of declining tempera*
turns, accompanied by a brisk wind,
th*- skies were cloudy at dawn today.
I’hero was every indication of rain,
hut a line mixture of snow and sled
instead set. in about 11 o’clock in
tin*, morning. This continued until
early afternoon, but with indications
then that it might resume later in
Hou ••.'tup;-.? and other surfaces were
covered by the snow, which was of
tin- fine, grainy type, hut most of it
incited as fast as it fell on streets
and sidewalks. Lawns and grassy plots
gcmuaily held tlic snow better.
The temperature at noon today
' t'"d at 28 degrees, which was the
low of the past 21 hours, during which
period a maximum as high as 70 de
giccs was registered Thursday aft
ernoon. John P. Jtenn. official Weath
er Bureau observer, said the precipi
tation. including the rain and sleet
and snow’, was .05 of an inch.
Residents have thought several
times that winter was gone, only to re
visited by snow a few days later ant:
lew temperatures. Last Wednesday,)
the day spring officially began, the
weather was ideal for spring. Yester
day afternoon it began to cloud up
and turn colder. Today—the snow,
and winter lingers, unwilling to re
lease his icy grip on a humanity m
these parts that has had its entire
l’iil. and more of winter for one winter
Here Tonight for j
Bankers? of the fourth district are
lo meet Imre in semi-annual session
this evening, and will enjoy a dinner
affair at the West End Country Clu*.,.
Fiank B. Robards, cashier of the
First National Bank in Henderson,
is president of the group and will
preside at the meeting.
The chief address is to be made by
Rev. D. E. Earnhardt, pastor of the
First Methodist church ,and a num
ber of high officials in the State
banker association are expected to
be in attendance. Problems of the
banking business, and especially the
new’ scale of service charges, are to
be discussed during the portion of the
meeting given over to the serious
THIRTEEN TAKEN IN
AT JUNIORS’ MEET
Thirteen candidates were given
I heir degrees at the regular weekly
meeting of the Raymond B. Crab
tree council of the Junior Order last
The degree team, which is to con
fer degrees on candidates at the dis
i * ir! meeting in Louisburg next
Thursday night, had a us
ing the candidates that were being
taken into the fraternal order.
i'i order that all oa.udida.leß may
Drive an opportunity to become mem
bers of the order before March C>j,
a special degree night will be had
Wednesday night at 7:30 o’clock, at
which only degrees will be conferred,
it was said today by Councilor C. L.
Finch. The members are urged lo
have their candidates present, for this
special night. Thoie who cannot at
tend Wednesday night may go to
Louisburg Thursday night, and have
their degrees conferred at that place,
it was said.
I SAVE MONEY ON YOUR
I COUNTY TAXES
Pay Up Now and Avoid Extra Expense
I 1 Yz% —PENALTY—1 y%%
Will be charged to all 1933 tax accounts not paid on or before
I SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 1934
I urge you to take adv anitage of this opportunity
to lower your tax cost.
I J. E. HAMLETT,
•Sheriff of V ance County
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1934
Number of People from
City and County At Ra
A number of teachers in the city
and county schools went to Raleigh
today to attend the annual State con
vention of the North Carolina. Teach
ers Association. Some left their work
in the hands of substitute teachers for
the day, while others dismissed
classes early to get to Raleigh in time
for the afternoon session of the con
E. M. Rollins, superintendent, at
tended the opening sessions of the
convention Thursday afternoon and
and evening, and planned to return
for the afternoon and night programs
today, though he was in his office
looking after routine in the forenoon.
To Have a Rally
Here oil Monday
A. Lug rally to be attended by sonn*
5-tote officials is announced for next
Monday evening by Die local chap
ter of Patriotic Order Sons of Am
erica r large delegation of State of
fieia's n looked for, including Fred
O. Sink, of Lexington, State president
lh** full program of the hieeting
ha ’ not been completed, i/ul it will
he in the nature of a supper meeting,
to he at Red Taylors Betsy’s Tea
Shop. The local chapter has been tak
ing on new’ life in recent months, and
of late has increased its membership
considerably. The rally meeting and
the visit of the State officials is ex
pected to add fresh impetus to the
enthusiasm of members.
Keeping Money Safe
is often almost as difficult as
getting money—but not when
you deal with the Citizens Bank
and Trust Company.
This institution is the second
oldest bank in North Carolina,
and it is “The Leading Bank in
this section.” Its management
is conservative and experienced,
its Resources are of the soundest
character and it is a Member of
the Federal Deposit Insurance
Here your money—whether in a
Checking or Savings Account—
is insured up to a total of $2,500.
Citizens Bank & Trust
HENDERSON, N . C.
Established in The Year 1889
MRS. W. F. KNIGHT
CALLED BY DEATH
Mrs. Rosella Knight, 53. wif*. (ls ~
F. Knight, died at their residence
Roberson street at North Hender °"
at 3:05 o’clock Thursday after/ 0 "
after an illness of ten ” days yj o*' 0 *'
Knight was a native of Nash CO n /
and born August 28, 1875. " y
Funeral services were held tin
ernoon at 3 o’clock at the Holin'!*'
church, with the pastor. I> V
Parrom, in charge, interment. vv ',
Elmwood cemetery. Mrs. Kni-in ( ! j
been a member of the church "for /
par t ten years.
■’he deceased had lived }i e ,, j,
past 37 years, and was widely
to a number of people.
Surviving in addition to it,, j (l|
band, are the following child,'/"
Tommie Knight, Mrs. Esther p„ av '
Danville, Va.; George, James, pjj'|, fl
Dallas and Howard Knight. a n
Henderson. One brother also -nrvr
Richard Hose, of this city, ;,„d
only sister, Mrs. Florence Tut. ~r j*'
George Sisler of Lou? f
major league baseball star. h,, ni ?t
Manchester, Ohio, 41 years agn
A Three Days’ Cough
is Your Danger Signal
Don’t let them get a stranyh* h.,id
Eight germs quickly. Creonui|si o|, 0 |,
combines 7 major helps in one. p„ ft
orful but hat ml ess. Pleasant to take
No narcotics. Your own druggist j
authorized to refund your money on
the spot if your cough or cold is not
relieved by Creomulsion.— (Adv).
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