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Pouring Os
Concrete To
Begin Soon
Ma\ Start Next Week
on Garnett Street;
Gutter Work Moves
Fast
pouring of concrete in the re-paving
~t Garnett street is expected to start
f ,],e lower end of the street, at th
Granite street intersection, probably
•ometime next week, if the weather
continues favorable, it was learned
loiia.v The concrete gutter work has
proceeded as f ar up as Spring street,
and workmen are continuing rapidly
in this work. Another week or two
will likely bring the curb and gutter
work up to the vicinity of Brecken
ndge street, it is believed. Pouring
propel is expected to proceed at a
l ipid rate when started. It is now
estimated that the entire paving job
pfopei can he completed by some
rune in duly if the weather is favor
able enough to permit the work to be 1
carried on.
Excavation work bus about been
completed The replacements om sew
er and water mains was finished last
Saturday and the ditches have all
been filled in for the entire distance
of the paving project. The work of i
the steam shovel has been finished,
except for a little work in the way of '
grading and that may be finished by
the end of this week.
i ASIANS TO GO
10 DISTRICT MEET
Henderson Club Members to
Attend Greensboro
Event This Week
S. H. Watkins, new president, and
E. F, Shaw, secretary-treasurer, plan
to go to Greensboro for the annual
district convention of Rotary or.
Thursday and Friday of this week, and
will likely be accompanied by their
wives. It is hoped that other mem
bers of the local club may also attend
the meeting.
Advices from Greensboro are that
the largest attendance in several years
is expected ,and is hailed by officials
as further evidence of business recov
ery, nad a generally better feeling.
Eight hundred or more Rotary mem
bers and Rotary-Annes are now ex
nerted to he in attendance.
While an informal reception will be
given Wednesday evening at the O.
Henry Hotel for district executives,
who will hold a pre-conference assem
bly at Reidsville that day, and early
Conference arrivals, registration pro
per is scheduled for Thursday morn
ing. beginning at 8:30 and continuing
until the Conference is called to order
Ht 10:00 o'clock at the National The
atre, it headquarters, which have al
ready been established in the Jeffer
son Building. While all bbusiness ses
sions will be held at the theatre, so
ei.il and entertainment events will be
Come into our store with
your next prescription and
watch how carefully we
compound. There is no
tnyMerious ritual that we
charge for Rut the extra
cur*- and accuracy in
‘becking will amaze you.
Ibis extra care is the
protection we guarantee
you. And that is why our
prescription department
nioat important. Li
(,< used pharmacists, and a
checking system that
guarantees absolute ac
currcy. l j
’wo Registered Pharma
cists
Parker’s
Drug Store
Seek New Air Mark
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•• •
Hoping to better their own world
record for a straight line flight,
Maurice Rossi (top) and Paul Codos
(lower), celebrated French air aces,
are poised at Paris, awaiting favor
able weather to take off on an at
tempted non-stop flight to Buenoa
Aires.
(Central Press)
divided between the O. Henry and
King Cotton hotels, Sedgefield Inn,
where a special luncheon has been ar
ranged for Rotary-Annes Thursday,
and the Country Club, where a golf
tournament is slated for that after
noon.
High lights on the program include
an address Thursday morning, when
candidates for District Governor will
also be nominated, bby William R.
Manier, representative and director of
Rotary International, of Nashville,
Tenn., the fellowship luncheon, which
follows tho hbusiness session at the
King Cotton, the annual ladies night
banquet, with Jimmie Gheen of New
York as the chief dispenser of fun,
and the Governor’s ball and cabaret
with a sparkling floor show, an ad
dres by Di\ Henry H. Crane of Scran
ton, Pa., at Friday morning’s business
session, and a final fairwell luncheon
at the O. Henry hotel.
The Conference bringing members
from 50 clubs east of Salisbury, will
be presided over by District Governor
Roscoe McMillan, of Red Springs.
SOCIETY
Will Be Host To
High School Class
Dorsey Evans. Jr., will be host to
the senior class of Henderson high
school this evening at his home on
Clark street immediately following
the closing exercises at the Stevenson i
theatre.
Every member of the class is invit- j
ed to attend.
HICKSBORO NEWS
By FLORENCE B. WOODY
The Woman’s Missionary Society
held its regular monthly meeting with
Mrs. C. L. Tucker Saturday, afternoon
with attendance Os only two active
members absent. The program was
carried out by a number of the mem
bers. “Yesterday and Today” was
splendidly rendered by Madames Nor
man and Victor Knott.
A number of people from here at
tended the Baccnulaureate sermon at
Dabbney Sunday afternoon.
Robert Edward Shanks of Wake
Forest spent the week-end with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Shanks.
Mrs. L. R. and Hart also
Mrs. Sam Hobgood of Oxford, were
Sunday afternoon guests of Mrs. W.
J. Woody.
Miss Nannie Wilkinson of Hender
son, is spending a few days with Mrs.
F. H. Hicks.
Mr. and Mrs. Engene Glover of Roa
noke Rapids, spent Sunday with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Tippett.
Mrs. M. D. Woody and Florence B.
Woody spent Sunday with their aunt,
Mrs. Emma Shotwell,
Mi*, and Mrs. Clinton O’Brian were
Saturday night guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence O’Brian.
Miss Mary Shepard, Elvira, and
Laura Gill were Sunday nigght guests
of their aunt, Mrs. H. S. Woody.
Mrs. G. G. Tiliotson we are sorry to
say is numbered among the sick.
Mrs. Emma Shotwell and Miss Ellen
Rice, also Mrs. F. A. Tippett were
visitors of Mrs. Kate Norwood Mon
day afternoon.
Zeb Vance Closing
Starts Thursday
Commencement exercises at Zeb
Vance high school will get underway
Thursday evening at 8 o’clock when
Miss Helen Kimball presents her
music pupils in their annual muslca:
recital. Friday evening at 8 o’clock
in the school auditorium, the annual
graduation exercises will be held.
The public is cordially invited to at
tend the exercises. ___
Ernest W. Marland, oil man, repre
sentlng the Bth Oklahoma district In
Congress, born 1. Wttsbburgh, 60
years ago.
CATHOLICSaTTAUK
THE UNCLEAN FILM
Father Carroll at St. Paul’s
Church Sunday Talks
On Situation
In carry on the efforts of 125 bishops
and archbishops of the Catholic
church in America among the twenty
and a quarter million members of the
laity, to put an end to the showing of
thosem otion pictures which indeed
have and continue to be a great evil
influence the Rev. Eugene P. Carroll
at St. Paul’s Catholic church Sunday
directed the attention of his parishion
ers to a serious consideration of this
subject.
Father Carrorr said in part:
"In the very early years of a child’s
life the parents are indeed pleased to
put into the hands of the child books
of fables for these will convey to the
child lessons of practical wisdom and
this but one effort in . the proper
training of their children out how
much to be deplored is the fact that
parents a few years later will allow
their children to attend a movie at
will without first informing them
selves as to the calibre of the picture
that is being shown. “Imagination is
the crown of him who achieves is in
deed a priceless jewel”; its cultivation
is indeed invaluable when kept within
bounds but a great many motion pic
tures actually tear down in the child’s
development exactly that which God
fearing fathers and mothers strive to
build up within the minds and hearts
of their children, a true sense of
values. Some picture productions in
their world of make-believe represent
the imaginary as real; work the imag
ination to the high pitch in their
make-believe world and before long
render the child and indeed some
grown-ups, as well, unfit for battles
which are bound to come into the lives
of every man and woman on their
journey through this life to eternity.
When we consider that Tt millions at
tend the movies every week and that
of this number 28 millions are under
the age of 21 and 11 millions under the
age of 14, we are forced to see what
clean and wholesome pictures might
mean and what evil and unwholesome
productions will undoubtedely be cap
able of bringing about.
“The recently published report of
the Department of the Interior, ln
corporatting the result of a survey of
the movies conducted at the expense
of the Payne Fund contains a terrible
indictment of the movies. It declares
that three out of every four pictures
deal with crime, sex, and unwhole
some romance, that practically all the
children of the United States attend
the movies once a week, and that these
decidedly change the child’s attitudes.
“Are Catholics to remain away from
the movies until the Hollywood and
The clean
Center Leaves are the
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T Only the Center Leaves—these are the Mildest Leaves Ttoti "Betfot, ~?~j
HENDERSON, (N. C.J DAILY DISPATCH, TUESDAY, MAY'S, 1934 ■’
BOY SUFFERS SUNSHINE MALADY
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Bright spring sunshine may bring
happiness to most youngsters, but
it is literally poison to little Eu
gene Bennett, five-year-old boy of
Jackson, Amador county, Cal.
•Suffering from the rare disease of
hydroa aestivale, in which gun
'hine breaks down the hemoglo-
othar producers effect the reforms de
sired? Not at all, but they are ex
pected to discriminate. If one-fourth of
the movies do not offend against what
is right morally and socially, this
would mean that there would be an
average of one or two shows which
they anight patronize.”
Father Carroll explained the “Le
gion of Decency”, which is being
sponsored by Bishop Hafey, of the
Raleigh diocese, acting in accordance
with other members of the aCtholic
episcopacy.
WASHINGTON
at a Glance
By CHARLES P. STEWART
Washington, May 8. Folk like
Chairman ojseph . Choate r., of the
federal alcohol administration and
■Supervisor J. M. Doran of the distill
ing industry can’t quite grasp the idea
bin of the blood, the boy is not
permitted to be put under the sun
for fear of dangerous results.
Ibis photo shows Eugene with
Nurse Virginia Orr at a San
Francisco hospital where efforts
are being madi to desensitize his
skin.
that maybe there has been a vast
slump since pre-prohibition days in
the national demand for “hard
licker”.
Dr. Doran is far better acquainted
with alcoholic statistics ‘ than Chair
man Choate.
Chairman Choate was first, indeed,
to sound the alarm that, it seems to
him, moonshining and bootlegging
still must be mighty prevalent despite
repeal, but he offered no estimate of
the illegal traffic’s proportions.
Dr. Doran, who, as the legalized
liquor men’s chosen representative, is
vitally interested in the defense of
their trade from outlaw competition,
furnishes figures. At the present rate,
he points out, the annual consumption
of legally distilled and marketed drink
ables for the current fiscal year
threatens to fall short of the last pre
prohibition’s years iby approximately
four-fifths.
This greatly perturbs the doctor (he
will be lecalled as former chief of dry
law enforcement), since he draws the
conclusion that the legal concerns he
now is working for are losing 80 per
cent of the business they considered
themselves entitled to monopolize—
losing it to operators of illicit stills
and their racketeering salesmen.
♦ * *
Individuals of the type of Capt. W.
H. Slayton of Baltimore, who was one
of the country’s most persistent repeal
crusaders throughout the whole of the
dry era, likewise bitterly resent the
liquor trade’s failure to yield to the
government the revenue they had ex
pected from it following repeal's rati
fication.
The possibility of error in all these
calculations lies, of course, in the
chance that liquor consumption‘real
ly was sharply curtailed while prohi
bition prevailed (it already was de
clining when the eighteenth amend
ment was adopted and that it is not
picking up to the extent that was anti
cipated as a sequel to prohibition’s
abandonment.
That there is a deal more moon
shining, smuggling and bootlegging
than before the regime of Volsteadisn.
is unquestioned, by most competent
authorities, but that 80 per cent of it
) survives prohibition decidedly is
questioned by many of them.
How much contraband was consum
ed under prohibition was, for one con
sideration, a matter only of the wild
est guesswork. . ...
The amount seized furnished the
sole basis for a reckoning.
What qquantity escaped seizure
there naturally was no means of de
termining.
.WORLD.
at q Glance
By LESLIE EICHEL
New York, May 8. —The most seri
ous situation in the New Deal is not
defiance on the labor codes, but the
rise in the retail price of bread, milk,
and other foods as well as clothing,
while wholesale commodity prices fall.
Commodity prices were forced up by
government bounty.
Retail prices follow some months
behind.
Commodity prices can be kept up
only by constantly increasing govern
ment bounty or constantly increasing
deflation until a peak is reached. The
moment government support ceases,
commodity prices sink to a world
parity.
Retail prices, on the other hand,
usually remain up much longer—until
lack of consumptin (inability of the
buyer to buy) causes them to deflate.
Usually increased costs which go
into higher retail prices are pyramid-
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ed through a process of increeased or
ganization and costs of increaesed
competition, and a profit percentage
figured on a higher base price. Thus
retail prices do not collapse so readily
as wholesale commodity prices, for {he
process is more involved. When they
do collapse, however they often bring
organizations down with them and
paralyze certain businesses.
Very Muck Improved
After Taking Cardui
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from cramping,” writes Mrs. W. A-
Sewell, Sr., of Waco, Texas. “I
would chill and have to go to bed
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would have a dull, tired, sleepy
feeling. A friend told me to try
Cardui, thinking it would help me
and it did. lam very much im
proved and do not spend the time
in bed. I certainly can recommend
Cardui to other sufferers.”
Thousands of women testify Cardui
benefited them. If it does not benefit
YOU, consult a physician.
Don’t Forget Your
Mother
Mothers’
Day
Sunday, May 13th
Place your order now
for a box of
Whitman’s —Norris or
Martha Washington
Candy
To be delivered Sunday
morning.
Special packages from
40c to $3.00.
Orders for out of town de
livery should be placed
at once.
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MOTHERS’ DAY
PACE-HOCUTT
DRUG CO.
Phones 404-403

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