ASSOCIATED PRESS AND CENTRAL PRESS
Scout Officials Hear Os
Recreation Center Plans
Will Be Developed Near Raleigh With Government
Finance* for All This Section; Plans Discussed for
Scout Jamboree in Washington August 20-31
A project for development of a
great recreational center in which
Boy •Scouts will share, and which is
to he financed by the government, on
some thousands of acres in Wake
county, was outlined to the executive
board of Occoneechee Council of Boy
Scouts of America at its monthly
meeting for May held here last night
in 11 jo Presbyterian church. It was a
dinner meeting, and was attended by
IH men. representing nearly all of the
Scout units in the district.
Dr. ,1. V'. Hofmann, forester of State
College, Raleigh, went into detail in
discussing and outlining plans of the
government for the development of
the recreational center, which will be
an outgrowth of government acquisi
tion of possibly 12.000 to 10.0(10 acres
of sii l marginal land in Wake county
to the west of Raleigh.
The project has already been a.p
proved and options are now being ob
tained on the acreage in the site. Dr.
Hofmann said. The project as yet is
in only the formative stage, but is
assured, and will be developed witn
the idea of serving scores of thous
ands of people in the section.
The meeting also heard of plans for
the great Boy Scout jamboree to be
held in Washington August 20-31. This
was told of by Claude Humphreys, of
Durham. Scout executive of Occonee
chee council. He said that of the 54
Scouts allotted to he sent from the
district. 13 had already 'been selected
and tlieii registration fee of $25 each
had been forwarded to the New York
office The group expected the re
maining eleven hoys would he cer
tified in Ihe next few weeks. The
deadline i- June I
Plans for the jamboree call for a
(hire-day encampment of boys from
the area who will attend, this to be
held at a camp vet to he designated,
and they will all go direct from there
to Washington. In addition to the $25
registration fee, which includes camp
facilities and meals, each Scout must
pay bis railroad fare of $5.80. round
trip. from Raleigh, and must have
two uniforms, badges aud( similar
equipment, to cost around sl2. The
training camp fee for the three days
pt reeding the trip to Washington wilt
he $3 For a Scout to rake in the
jam l 'oiee requires an outlay of around
SSO for all expenses whatsoever.
There was some discussion of the
summer camps, one of which will he
held for a week at Balance Rock,
near Henderson, and starting Sun
day. June 9. One will also be held later
in the summer at White Lake for
older hoys. The summer camping pro.
gram as outlined by Mr. Humphreys
was approved by the board.
Mr. Humphreys announced summer
ramps would be held at Balance Rock,
neat Henderson, with J. K. Derrick,
of Warrenton, in charge; at Camp
Oklawaha, near Durham, with Bob
Wilson, Jr., in charge, and at Camp
Craggy, near Raleigh, in charge of
Members related incidents giving
reactions of Scouts and parents of the
Scout encampment at Chapel Hill last
month during the Dogwood Festival.
Some 1,300 Roy Scouts were in camp
there at the time. The meeting voted
its thanks and appreciation to Dr.
Harold D. Meyer, of the University of
North Carolina, for the program hr
offered for the 'hoys during their stay.
A report by Mr. Humphreys show
ed 1.211 Boy Scouts in the troops in
Occoneechee Council as of May 1. as
compared with 1.024, a gain of 187.
The figure represented a gain every
month of 1935 so far over the pre
vious month. The Court of Honor re
pot I also showed 556 merit badges
won by Scouts the first four months
of this year as against 363 in the
1934 DeLuxe Ford Tudor
1933 Ford Tudor
1933 V 8 Ford Truck
1930 Buick Coupe
1931 Ford Tudor
1933 Ford Truck—l.vv.b.
KAyeral other cars in good condi
tion at $160.00 and below. These
are real bargains.
Good Used Gars
1935 Plymouth Coach
1935 Ford Coupe
1933 Plymouth Coach
1933 Chevrolet Sedan
1931 Chevrolet Coupe
Motor Sales Co.
same period last year, with 151 sec
mid class Scouts during the period,
as against 115 last year. First class
Scouts attaining the rank were 69, as
against 11 last. year.
The financial report showed receipts
during the four months of $666,64
from Durham. $613 from Raleigh.
$175 from Henderson, SIOO from Ox
ford and $25 from Wake Forest.
Attending the meeting were taie
following: Kenneth Gant, It. H. Rey
nolds, C. N. Rackliffo and Dr. J. V
Hofmann, all of Raleigh; Dr. R. N.
Wilson, president o| Occoneechee
council. Claude Humphreys, Dr.
George T. Watkins. E. C. Dameron,
C. J. Jones, Thomas A. Winder, all
of Durham; J. A. Hodges, of Loufs-
Inirg; Charles A. Tucker, of Warren
ton; R. G. Kittrell. E. H. Dixon, Eric
G. Flannagan, and H. A. Dennis, of
Dr. Wilson presided at the meeting.
The dinner was served by iMlrs. R. G.
KittreJ'- rnd a group of ladies of the
First Presbyterian church.
Counties embraced in Occoneechee
council include Vance, Durham. War
ren. Franklin, Granville, Chatham,
Lee and Harnett.
MRS MARY DJEECE
IS SUICIDE VICTIM
Granville County Woman
Succumbs After Taking
Oxford, May 24 Mrs. Mary Day
Reoce died Yesterda morning at 8
o'clock at (he home of her mother
Mrs. Irene Day. near Oxford, as the
result of illness suffered last Satur
day when she. in a state of despond
ency, swallowed some bichloride tab
lets. She was 34 years of age.
Funeral services will he conducted
this afternoon at 3 o’clock at the home
by Rev. T G. Vickers, pastor of Ox
ford Methodist church, assisted hv
Rev. F. M. Shamhurger. Burial will
be in Elmwood cemetery.
Mrs. Reece bad been engaged in
business in Oxford, operating a furn
iture business under the name of the
Reece Furniture company. Her hus
band died several years ago, he being
a World War veteran.
She is survivel hy her mother, Mrs
Irene Day; two child ten. Robert and
Oscar Reece; two children, Robert
and Oscar Reece; a brother. I. W.
Day. and a sister. Mrs. Ilobgood.
Active pallbearers will he Talton
Hughes, Walter Hughes. Allan Baker.
Zeb Peterson. Murray ditcher and
Honorary pallbearers will he R. R.
Herring, 1. H. Baker, Gray Tally, A
D. Hughes. ('. W. Hobgood. Dr. W. L
Taylor, Carl Ragland. L. . TPitchford,
Dick Crews. eP(e Bulock. J. P, Har
ris. C. M Blackwell. Calvin Breedlove,
Raymond Bra me, T. Lanier, Dr. J. S.
Bradshe.r and Earl ditcher.
Floral hearers will he the membra
of the Eleanor Rees Sunday school
class of the Oxford Methodist church.
REV. S. L. MORGAN TO
BE AT ROCK SPRING
Rev. S. L. Morgan, of Creedmoor,
pastor of Rock Spring Baptist church,
will fill his appointment there .next
Sunday morning at 11 o’clock, he au
nonneed today. He invited not only
the members of the congregation bid
any others, and especially old friends
in Henderson, to attend the service.
CAN YOU ANSV/ER
Set Pogr, Four
1. Name the first Roman Cjathoiic
Bishop In the U. S.
2. Where is the source of the Nile
3 In Egyptian mythology, who was
the sister and wife of Osiris?
4. In what country is the city of
5. For what invention is Samuel Colt
6. On which rivet is the city of Knox
7. Where are the Carpathian Moun
8. In which state is the citv of Fergus
9. What is the geographical definition
of an island?
10. Are women eligible to the Presi
dency of the U. S.?
Henderson Daily Dispatch
Dime Letter Fad
Slowly In Mails
The dime letter fad seems to be
on the wane here, judging hy the
volume of chain letters now passing
through the Henderson post office, it
was said today. But at least partially
ferent Kinds of Power
•. . - within 25 miles of your doorstep— costs en- —y* stabtinr Sa . , ,
S’TZ’wS iHf "IT r‘i |l re b' to ° much money -—unless your gasoline “j
Hide till y» g }JU2, 3 and has not merely one ... or two .. . but THREE gasoline on every “cold” start
even four miles less per gallon of gaßo- ' different kinds of power. eul „ tKl „
line than you get on long trips. .. . . SHIFTING—Super-Shell can save up
You often start vour ending iz * 01 economy, your gasoline must combine to a cupful in i» mi „ u te s „f hard pulling.
I »4 / f L . n times a power for QUICK STARTING .. . power for or rapid accelerating, or on hills.
day. Many of these starts are relallvely hard pulling ... power for steadv ~ RUNNING « ,
cold starts. * hat s because the temper- running and iust as inuioi taut must RUNNING-With its abundant heat
atures around your engine drop auicklv combine vll h(1 ; , . « nits » ll can save up to a cupful in every
each time the engine Is stopped combme all three in perfect balance! h„u, „f steady running, motorist, report.
One short run from a “cold” start can u-e gasoline 'vvulTi ''t'l ‘V s ’ " 1,l V balanced Super-Shell Is on sale at more than 30,01H1
sss.'stssisrisr-‘ , *“- sTaysr*-»-«—»
ing can burn up 33% more gasoline 8 y i oast ’ M *irt saving money with it TODAY!
than steady running.
Also, you move over a TON of weight ✓i'TT'K ‘
starting from a dead stop ... and you /0 ' 0\ VL2 1 'T'B’YB"’! l l ft. » Y "■* Tl W T
often do this more than 30 times a day! A Cu - M A -J m B f B J
And so today’s “short hop” J ~lving—. L/| J j ft j JLxL LI BB |j| J
Saves on todays stop -aad-£fo driving
Henderson Vulcanizing Co.
DISTRIBUTORS—-Vance, Warren, Granville and Franklin Counties
replacing the dime mailings is a new
letter that bears a few more names
and which are peddled in person, and
usually calling for dollar bill dona
tions. The writer calls in person on
the person to donate to him and asks
for the dollar and tells that person
to pick out his lists and go his
dollar in the same fashion.
At the post office it was said that
not nearly so many chain letters are
observed in the mails now as was the
case a few weeks ago. The increase
in the purchase of postage stamps to
carry out the mailings was hardly
noticeable in the office here., it \vas
Sues for Divorce.
Reno, Nev., May 24.—Divorce suits
filed here Wednesday include:
Henry Wesley Hight, vs. Grace
Gooch Hight, of Dabney, N. C.; mar
ried Lawrenceville, Va., Jan. 26, 1935;
NO DATE SET FOR
No date has been set as yet. for a
meeting of the Henderson board of
school trustees for the election of
teachers for the coming year, it was
learned today, and will probably not
be until reports from the; several
schools are in hand to indicate the
allotment of teachers to be allowed
for next year. Teacher allotments by
FRIDAY, MAY 24, i:«:,
the Stale School U u n, m | s „~
men in the rural school mrn
named by the County Bo „ r J l ' c > bn
cation at the June meeting* ° f Kd "
will in turn select (cached th «y
schools as soon thereaflot 1l '^ ir
can get to it. 83 they
j Gen Rt. Hon. Jan Chi i •
world-famed South ,\ (rj( ,. n
I statesman, horn 65 v.- ~ ' ,Solt *ier.
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