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MANY ANXIOUS 10 RUN COUNTY HOME Numerous Applications for Office of Superintend ent Are Filed HOARD MEETS MONDAY ( (•mini'.-.iimvrs To Make Choice At That Time; Some Admissions Have Heen OriF ere«l liy Hoard Aleardy When the Vance Hoard of County Commissioners meets next Monday to net on the selection of a superinten dent for the county home, it is ex pected that there will be a large num ber of applications for llv' place and some estimates have gone as high as 25. A number have already been tiled with Horace M. Robinson, reg istcr of deeds and secretary to the bo ird be said today. Samuel M. Wat kins, eli ait nia n of the board, said a r.reat many individuals had applied to liim for the place. The cotnmis doners hope to make a seleetiou at their adjourned inepting nc\f Monday. It has become ncees arv to ileel a superil nendeut. in view of the recent action of the commis sioners in voting to change the. tn tiluiion from a county hospital back to a county home. At their meeting' the first Monday in this month, the board admitted one | or two indigent persons to the county home, and it is thought that a nuni- I er of others will !>'• received as soon a n : npej intendent has been named .•■uni the transition has been complet ed, m Hint the institution will he in p .it ion to take ••are of those who v M he provided for there. While the county home matter eon i lit ides I lie chief business to come hefote the board at the meeting, so | fa> a j now known, other matter!* may also be considered during the | dav’.a session. j I I'AGF. TO SPEAK AT MIDDLEBURG CHURCH .1 M Cage, of Raleigh, will speak in the Middlohurg Methodist Church Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock on “Temperance and Social Service.” if w,u; announced today by Rev. J. A. Hailey, pastor of the church. An in \ alar ion was issued to the general put)- | lie to .attend the meeting. Try Atlantic WHITE FLASH PL US • Ami Check V our Mileage ACCOMMODATION ONB of the purposes of a com mercial bank is to extend credit to its customers to the extent of its permissible ability and con sistent with principles of sound bunking. IvXTKNSiON of credit is neces sarily founded upon business familiarity as no reputable bank can do until assured of the busi ness habits, character and re sponsibility of the person seeking accommodation. A substantial commercial account at the First National Bank is one of the best methods to place us in a position io properly acquaint ourselves with these necessary facts. First National Bank In Henderson Henderson, N. C . » * Deaths Almost As Many For January As Births it ii ■■ «■«> Nine Die of Pneumonia and Five of Heart Disease In Total of 31; Deaths Exceed Births In Henderson Township; 29 Colored, Seven White Births Deaths were almost as numerous in Vance county in January' as births, nd were the highest in proportion of any recent month, according to the monthly summary made public today at the office of Dr. Z. P. Mitchell, county health officer. There were 36 births and 31 deaths. Pneumonia, with nine, was the chief cause of death in the county last month. But heart disease deaths also ranked high, numbering five, for sec ond place. Two were caused by dia betes and two were premature births, while "other causes" were listed for wo. One death each was attributed o cancer, appendicitis, meningitis, hemorrhage, paralysis, tuberculosis, kidenv ailment murder, auto accident, w'llagtn and one still birth. Most deaths occurred in the braeket horn one year and under, with six. There were four from one to ten i fars; one from ten to 20 years; three 'ach in the decades from 20 to 30: 30 to 10; 10 to 50; 50 to 60 and 60 Leader Os Drys Comes On Sunday Calf K. Burgess, of Raleigh, head of the United Dry Forces of North Carolina, will appear in an address on the temperance issue at a city wide meeting of the churches of Header son here Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the First Baptist church. Mr. Burgess comes at the invitation of the ministers of the city. It is planned for the speaker *o ad dress another meeting at sonic, point in the suburban section of the city in the evening. Sponsors of the coming of Mr. Bur gess have emphasized that the gath ering is in no sense of the word a political affair, but that it relates solely to temperance. The public id invited and the church men are hoping for a large audience to heat the visiting temperance worker. check* flflfl COLDS nnn fevep WU l.iquhl -Tablet* I IC&ducIlCS KjitVprNoKe Rriidv v -i it-3lCniinate* Henderson Daily Dispatch to 70 years. Between the years of 76 | and So there were, five (o aths, hut \ none above 80. Eighteen of the deaths were white and 13 colored persons, and 16 were males and 15 females. Henderson township accounted for 20 of the 31 total, including 15 white and five col ored. and ten males and ten females. Kittrell township had four. Towns ville three and Nutbush and Middle burg two deaths each. Os the births three were illegiti mate. There were seven white and 29 colored births and 16 males and 20 females. Doctors attended eight and mid wives 28 of the mothers at birth. Henderson township bail 16 of the births, including seven white and nine colored, six of them lining males and ten females, and eight were attended by doctors and eight by mid wives. All of the white births occurred in Hen derson township. There were nine births in Middle burs- township, six in Nutbush, three in Kittrell and two in Townsville. STATE NOW THIRD ON FEDERAL TAXES Most of $278,751,763 Last Fiscal Year Was o(r» To bacco Products In the. last fiscal year. North Caro lina was the third largest contributor among the states of the Union to the Federal treasury in the way of tax payments, collections of $278,751,763 i having been taken in the State. Only ; New York, with $586,032,128. and 11- j linois, with $291,078,113 exceeded j North Carolina. Most of the payments from North J Carolina came from taxes on manu- 1 factured tobacco. Nearly ten percent ’ of the total national revenue was re ceived from North Carolina, whose contribution showed an increase of more than $10,000,000 over 1933. when $238,136,526 was collected in the State. The figures fi'v. official from the Fed eral Internal Revenue Bureau in | Washington and announced here this week. Because of the tobacco industry, and its importance, the State’s heav iest contribution to the Federal treas ury was in the form of miscellaneous taxes, which last year totaled $230.- 613,400, compared with $212,397,990 in 1933. the bureau report showed. The • heaviest percentage increase, how- , ever, was in the agricultural adjust- > ment taxes, which jumped nearly 200 | percept, from $12,194,176 in 1133 to ' $35,711,597 in 1934. Corporation income tax payments declined in the State from $9,541,757 in 1.33 to $7,790,561 last year, but individual income tax payments in creased from $4,302,602 to $4,606,204, it ws stated. The $10,000,000 inc’Case in North Carolina’s tax collections was part or an increaso of $900,000,000 in the na tional total from the 1933 receipts of $2.090jp47 t JT? Included .in the gov ernment’s tax revenues last year were $469,027,571 from corporations, against j $345,174,353 hi 1933; $151,746,001 from i individuals, against $375,284,304; sl,- 573.090.844 from miscellaneous taxes, against $1,229,925,373; and $500,308,154 from agricultural adjustment taxes, against $140,563,248. Tankersley Speaks In Oxford Tonight With Gurney Hood C. F. Tankersley. Jr., of Henderson, •State councilor of the Junior Order United American Mechanics, is to be one of the chief speakers at a. Junior Order rally in Oxford tonight. Gur ney P. Hood, former State councilor, of Raleigh, and State bank commis sioner, is also on the program for the gathering. The rally is in connection with the Statewide rally program Mr. Tankersley is inaugurating through out. the State this month in a George Washington birthday program. It. is expected that some hundreds of new members will be brought into the or der as the result of this campaign. Several members of the local council are expected to go to Oxford for the meeting. CAN YOU ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? See Page Four 1. Who was Levi, in the Book of Genesis? 2. What insect has the nickname “Child of the Earth”? 3 Name the winged horse of Greek legend. 4. Give the source of the proverb " The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” 5. What crop is damaged by the boll weevil? 6. Is aluminum a conductor of elec tricity? 7. Who was l i bain Jean Joseph Lev errier? 8 How long is a generation? 9. From which country was the Pek ing duck introduced into the U. S.° 10. What European countries have possessions m Africa. _ Popeye In Rubber ■ j?. • . ■ m .55® Htifc.* W* Wr Wj w h ... This new inflated rubber toy. re plica of E. C. Scgar’s celebrated comic character “Popeye”. which ap pears daily in the Daily Dispatch, has just been designed and is a new fav orite plaything of children through out the country. SEASON’S TOBACCO SALTS 14,240,040 Producers’ Crop Reported On By State Crop Re porting Service According to statistics announced this week, season's producers’ sales of tobacco on the Henderson market for the sc.•iron just ended amounted to 1.1.210,(M0 pounds, as compared with t6.5Mt.698 pounds for Oxford and 20.- 028.757 pounds for Durham. The fig ures were from the State-Federal Crop Reporting Service in Raleigh. Warrenton had seasons producers’ sales of 2,975,697 pounds. Henderson s producers’ sales in January amounted to 392,857 pounds, with total sales of 422,199 and a price average of $16.39 ofr the month, as compared with $16.77 in January of last year. Oxford had producers’ sales of 641,736 pounds in January and total sales of 841,151 pounds for an aver age of $15.92 per hundred, as com pared with $15,27 in January last year Durham’s January producers’ sales were 733,984 pounds and total sales there were 866,118 pounds, and the month’s average was $17.65, as com pared with $17.54 for January a year ago. The Warrenton market had January producers’ sales of 70,872 pounds, and total sales of 76.090 pounds, for a monthly average of $11.59 per hun dred. as compared with $12.78 in Jan uary last year. No figures were given for the Louisburg market for January For the State as a whole season’s producers’ sales were given as 394,- 994,876 pounds, as compared with 509,241,552 pounds for the 1933 crop. January average prices for 1935 were $16.28 per hundred, as compared with $14.31 for the same month of 1934. topirStb Miss Mustian Leads Locals To Victory; Much Im provement Noted An improved Henderson high school girls' basketball team flashed its way to a 18-16 win over Norlina here last night on the High Price court. Miss Margaret Mustian led the way for Henderson in the scoring depart ment, getting 12 points, while miss Katherine Duke got seven to lead the visitors. The game was well played from the opening whistle, and Henderson show ed that it was much improved. VANCE MAN IS GIVEN TERM IN GRANVILLE 'Oxford, Feb. 15—Frank Barnett. 50, white, of Vance county, sentenced to state prison camp for four month;: for violation of the prohibition laws, ha*h withdrawn his appeal and has been committed to the county home for a period of four months. The prison physician examined Mr. Barnett and made a certificate that the prisoner was not physically able to do manual labor. It was then that the sentence was changed to commit ment to the county home. Before leaving Wednesday upon ad journment of the February term of superior court. Judge Harris changed the sentence of Earl Rud<J from 12 to 4 months. Rudd was convicted of violation of the prohibition laws. Shelby M. Harrison of New York, general-director of the Russell Sage Foundation, born at Leaf River, 111.. 54 years ago. Eases Headache In 3 Minutes also neuralgia, muscular aches and pains, toothache, earache, periodical and other pains due to inorganic causes. No nar cotics, 10c and 35c packages* More Plans Suggested As k Local Public Works Jobs Sidewalk Along Oxford Road ‘‘Mile Pavement” and Re novation of Cemetery Offered; New Court House, Rather Than An Addition, Is Suggested Additional suggestions were receiv ed by the Daily Dispatch today from interested individuals as to work that could he done locally with Vance county’s allotment from th c Roosevelt $1,880,000,000 work-relief bill now be ing worked through Congress. Those who have ideas or suggestions as to what would ,be a good thing for the county or city have in the way of public works are invited to write their views to this newspaper. Names will not be used if such is requested, but all who write in arc asked to sign their names as a matter of good 'faith. Mrs. Willis M. Burwcll suggested I that the mile of paving from the city j limits out the Oxford highway be jwidened. as it is now only 16 1-2 foot wide. Site proposes also a five-foot sidewalk along the mile long strip to the point near the country club road as a convenience to pedestrians. She JUIRSENDORSE FAY OF TEACHERS Local Council Goes On Rec ord for Erwin’s $22,000, - 000 Measure Jere |» Zollicoffei, chairman of the legislative committee of the County- Wide Parent-Teacher Association, was the chief speaker before thc meeting of thc local cuncil of thc Junior Order last evening in its hall. Charles F. Tankersley, Jr., state coun cilor. also made some remarks. Mr. Zollicoffer spoke to the group, urging its backing of the educational program for North Carolina as put forwaid by Clyde A. Erwin, super intendent of public instruction of North Carolina. He told of how the educational system of North Caro lina was deteriorating at a rapid pace and of the need for Lore pay to the teachers. Thc speaker also brought in the local schools., stating that Hen derson high school graduates were badly handicapped in seeking a high school education upon graduation. Henderson being off the accredited list of schools in the South. A committee composed of J. Z. Zol licoffcr, Irvine B. Watkins and C. L. Finch was appointed, tq in the en dorsement of thc plan by the group, and they are to write the representa tive and senator in the legislature to .support Erwin’s $22,000,000 plan, and a telegram was sent to Erwin in forming him of the action of the group. Henry Powell, financial secretary of the council, resigned at. the meet ing last evening, being replaced by C. L. Finch for the unexpired term The attendance wn, wall above the average, about 70 members being piesent. M. A. HUGGINS WILL SPEAK AT CAREY M. A. Huggins, of Raleigh, secre tary of the Baptist State Convention, is announced to speak at Carey’s Baptist church east of the city next Sunday morning at 11 o’clock. He will speak in the absence of the pastor. Rev. L. B. Reavis, who arranged for the State churchman’s visit here and made the announcement of his com ing. Baptists from over thc county are expected to hear Mr. Huggins at this time 1 . The public is invited. BICYCLES AT COST FOR CASH ONLY We will discontinue handling bicycles and to close out those on hand we offer them at COST. FIRST COME! FIRST SERVED! Don't Wait! Get Yours Today! A SPECIAL INVITATION We are now in our new location and invite you to drop in and see us. We have a complete stock of hardware and are bet ter prepared to serve you than ever before. DANIEL HARDWARE, Inc. “We Sell Hardware and Give Satisfaction’’ Located Between Roth-Stewart Co., and J. C. Penney Co. Dave Loughlin and George Dunkley. Proprietors. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1935 points out that this road is a part of the John Penn highway from Hen derson to Oxford, and that it. goes directly past thc West End Country Club road, which is so often visited by many people. She pointed to the extensive traffic on the road, and said she felt that every property owner along thc road would endorse the sug gestion. Asa A. Hardee suggested that Elm wood cemeteiy could be improved with advantage, but he was advised that a move is now under way for the acquisition of the property by the city for maintenance purposes. Another reaction to lists that, have already appeared in print was a pro posal that, whatever may he done to Ihe county court house that no ad ditions he made to the present prop erty. This individual was heartily in favor of an out-and-out new court house if anything at all is to be done there. Other suggestions will be received by this newspaper and printed, and it is urged that those who hav e op inions as to projects in the nature of public works *or the city or the county send them in as a contribution 1.0 a sounding out of the views of Die public on thc subject. The money is going to be spent and it is be lieved by many that me proper pro portion of it should come here. fe a* VINDEX 'H&U mkm' / MOTOR OIL / Full bodied, wax jrte, / motor oil. Combines j maximum engine per j (orraance with easy * • JBPS" / starting. A5 AAm P| V* GAL. CAN USkJ yS PLUS TAX PRICE EVER PLACED ON VINDEX OH ON MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Ford Timer . . . 39c i t " ' ll automotive!] eveready Starter Springs • 3Gc Jj #/ B^BATTERy ■ f iA unusually free frotnH Ignition vOll * • impurities. LongH Motor Brush . . 8C 'S [*^ Wl I Generator Brush • 8c 64c Ca a C a L CUP /600DRICH\ W 1 ’ 40 Starter Switches * 30c s lb can /COMMA NDERY« ArTERY Horn Buttons • • I$C S i 9e • TIRES C1 . w . , . DOUBLY GUARANTEED Electric Wire, per ft. 2c _ Complete Wirinj Set 38c WHIUE^^ Ford Coil Points, pr.lOc Coil Point File . . 9c HOT WAjp HEATER GOODRICH BATORIES Wm OVI9 I I 39 Uw 5.00-19 4,85 PLATE At I>ri’ 5.25-19 - ♦ 740 We Recharge Batteries for only .... SI.OO Frank’s Economy Auto Store Garnett and Orange Streets wiKerStes Interest L‘n Wall For Busi ness Property, Also Homeplace Change Four real estate deeds m Tor record and announced , the office of the register <. r most of the property bein.. city. " 1h * J. M. Peace, trustee, convey,.,) tr Virginia A. Peace a fourth jl)t( in 100 acres of land near (hev t,., for $lO and other considerations , ' l ' Elizabeth Dorsey conv ycl p, (•. Roth an interest in a wall on prop, .He in tlic rear of Garnett street, for Elizaiteth Dorsey conveyed to f Roth and C. A. Stewart an inter!.!, 1 in a wall on property on j" Garnett street for $l5O. John D. Cooper and others soli] ~, Alma J. Parham the W. p, I'mi,, ' homeplace on North flat nett for $lO and other considerations TWO MINOR WRECKS OCCURRED YESTERDAY Two minor wrecks occurred day afternoon as result of wet pave ment on the national highway north of the city. A Ford coach turned over just i„. yond the fertilizer plant, injuring tin driver to some extent. Tlis nanw could not be learned today. A freight truck overturned a mile north ~r Middlcburg but no one was injured It was laden with lard. The truck was righted and it continued on its way.