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Annual Meet
For Library
On T iiesday
Mrs. Smith Resigns,
Mrs. Watkins Re
turns, Miss Crowder
Is Stepped I p
Reports and elections occupied the
trustees of the Perry library in their
annual meeting held Tuesday after
noon at the library, and the outline
of the activities for the past year
were very encouraging and showed
the vast extent to which the library
is being used by the people of the
city and county
Trustees present included Mrs E
O Young. Mrs. ,T K Pljmmer. Mrs.
S P Cooper. Mrs. Henry Perry and
Mayor Irvine B Watkins
Mrs P A Smith resigned as as
sistant librarian and Mrs. Rushie
Watkins was elected as an assistant
in her place. Additional work was
given to Miss Nannie Crowder, who
has been connected with the library
for several years Mrs. Smith's resig
nation becomes effective August 1.
The report showed a circulation of
56.176 volumes for the Perry library
proper for the year ending Jui^" 1 30.
and 9.855 for the Dunbar branch for
the colored people, or a total of 66.-
011 for the two institutions for the
past year. The circulation per capita
of population was 3.7 volumes for the
Perry library and .81 for the Dunbai
branch. The circulation per borrower
was 14 at the Perry library and 16.5
at the Dunbar branch. Each volume
circulated on an average of 6.17 at
the Perry library and 6 at the Dun.
bar branch Fiction volumes circulat
ed numbered 36.833 at the Perry li
brary and 2.457 at the Dunbar branch
while non-fiction volumes numbered
19,323 and 7.398, respectively.
The Perry library had 8.7»J volumes
at the beginning of the year, and 665
were added by purcha.se and 44 by
donation, making a total at the end
of the year of 9,093. after deductions
were allowed for 327 volumes lost or
withdrawn. The Dunbar branch had
1.482 volumes at the beginning of the
year, acquired 137 by purchase and
had 58 given, an increase of 195. from
which 83 were deducted as having
been lost or withdrawn. Fifty-one
were transferred from the Perry li
brary. giving a total of 1,594 at the
end of the year. Total volumes in
both institutions at the end of the
fiscal year numbered 10.687.
The Perry library had 3.9995 regis
tered borrowers at the end of the li
brary year At the beginning of the
year there were 3.720 and 999 names
weer added and 724 witfturawn, The
percentage of the county's white pop
ulation registered was 26 2 percent.
The registration included 2.673 adults
and 1,322 juveniles. At the Dunbar
branch the registration was 597 at
the end of the year. At the start of
the year the number was 1020 and
there were 257 additions, but with
drawals numbered 680. The portion of I
the colored population registered was
.049 percent. The Dunbar registration
included 147 adults and 400 juvenile^
Budget figures for the county
schools and the general county op
erating fund were not available today
although passed upon last Tuesday.
It was said that the general fund
budget of the county would probably
not be whipDed into permanent shape
before the latter part of the month.
The school budget is expected to be
available for tomorrow The Board of
County Commissioners and the Coun
ty Board of Education neither made
any changes of consequence in thv
figures as presented.
Office 800—Residence 431
B. H. Mixon
Contractor and Builder
‘Builds Better Buildings ,>
All kinds of Building
Wall Papering Painting—
Roofing and Interior
PHONFS* off!ce 7
rnUHLO. Residence 478-. T
Good Used Cars
1933 Pontiac Sedan
1933 Pontiac Coach
1933 Plymouth Coupe
1933 Plymouth Sedan
1930 Ford Tudor
Motor Sales Co.
Pl;ons 832.
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Liquor Control Board Is
Hunting Store Location
Manager Not Yet Named and No Stocks Ordered; Will
Be About Two Weeks Before Sales Are Begun; Eight
or Ten Applications for Manager Are Received
, Following its first formal meeting,
held last night, after members wen,
elected and sworn in Wednesday
morning. Vance county's new liquor
control board spent much of its time
today looking for a location for the
liquor store that is to be operated
here under county control, as the
suit of the 2.483 to 545 majority in
favor of the new plan given by the
voters in a special election last Sat
The board consists of Thomas H.
| Crudup as chairman, and Henry T.
I Morris and George A. Rose, Sr., In
I addition to the members of the
board. Samuel M. Watkins, chairman
I of the Board of County Commission
! ers. and B H. Perry, county attor
ney. attended last night’s meeting,
which was devoted largely to study
ing the law under which the new sys
tem is to be operated as authorized
hy the last legislature.
No manager was elected at last
night's meeting of the board, not has
any order been given for stocks of
liquor. All of that will come later.
Mi. Crudup said today the board had
some “eight or ten’’ applications for
the managership of the new store,
and indicated there were others seek
ing jobs in the establishment.
The board chairman Indicated it
would be probably about two weeks
before the new store could be made
ready for opening.
At last night’s meeting it was de
cided to spend much of today in look- j
ing over tne city for a possible loca.
tion for the store. Tomorrow the j
Orphanage, Hospital and
Educational Work Shown
in Sound Film
A large audience attended the pre
sentation of the talking picture. “The
Trail of the Circuit Rider," in the
..basement of the First Methodist
church Wednesday evening. The film
is a presentation of the work being
financed and fostered in North and
South Carolina by the Duke Endow
ment. set up in 1924 by the late James
B. Duke, with $40,000,000 as the fin
ancial backbone of the movement
The picture is accompanied by ap
propriate music, opening with “The
Bells of St. Mary,” and closing with
the familiar old hymn. "I Love To '
Tell the Story,” played on the Duke
| University Carillon by Anton Brees,
of the Bok Tower.
The influence of the old Methodist
circuit rider in the life of Washing
ton Duke, founder of the Duke for.
tunes and of the American Tobacco
Company, is portrayed, and then fol
lows scenes of hospital work, or
phanage activities and educational In
stitutions sharing in the distribution
of funds. There are pictures of Wash
ington Duke and his son, James B.
Duke, founder of the endowment.
Considerable space in the picture is
given to'the work of the Oxford Or
phanage, with several discourses by
Rev. C. K. Porter, the superintendent,
and scenes of activity of the children
in the institution.
Numerous instances of people who
have been helped by hospitalization
made possible by the Duke Endow
ment, and who would have been de
nied such treatment but. for this fund,
are Eh own.
The Board of County Commission
ers has not yet gotten around to the
awarding of a contract for the coun
ty’s annual audit, but the matter will
likely receive attention shortly. The
audit of the school accounts for the
year has already been contracted for.
but the checking over of the books
and accounts has not starred.
J W. Floyd, of Kittrell township,
and T. H. Weldon, of the Epsom com
munity, were among those turning in
cotton blooms to the Daily Dispatch
office today, bringing the total to four
farms which blooms have been tak
en recently in this section. July 4 is
considered quite early for the blooms
of this plant to make their appear-
I ance in this section.
Henderson Daily Dispatch
■ members expect to go to Wilson, lai-
I boro. Rocky Mount and possibly to
s;«uth Hill, Va„ to observe the opera
tion of stores They will seek to bene
fit from their observations there.
After a location for the new store
has been arranged, certain repairs
and remodeling will be necessary. The
manager will be chosen and a stock
of assorted whiskies will be ordered.
Board members last night familiar
ized themselves with the provisions of
the law under which they will op
erate. Under the terms of the act, the
chairman, who will be expected to
give much of his time to the admin
istration of the business, will be al
lowed a monthly salary of SSO, and
the other two members of the hoard
will receive $7.50 perd ay for every
day they are in session. It is expect
ed they will hold weekly meetings,
at least at the outset, until the new
store gets fullly into operation.
In addition to the manager, it is
believed that one assistant will be
sufficient to handle the trade. Sev.
era] more may be employed for the
first few days of the operation of the
store, until the expected rush is end
The board's office is expected to be
in the liquor store, and meetings will
be held there from time to time.
Members of the board have expos
ed the determination to demand of
the officers of the law that bootleg
gers be run out of business, and that
the illicit sale of liquor be stopped
entirely, or as far as possible. “That
will either be done or I’ll resign from
the board,” one member said.
Local Source Says Franklin
Man to Make Announce
ment July 15
Willie Lee Lumpkin, of Franklin
county, will positively be a candidate j
for lieutenant governor of North Car
olina in the 1936 primary, and will
make his formal announcement on
or around July 15, according to M.
C. Pearce, Henderson attorney, who
is an intimate friend of the Louis
burg lawyer. Lumpkin was an un
successful candidate for speaker at
the opening of the 1935 General As
sembly, and was a leader with Dr.
R. W McDonald, of Winston-Salem,
of the anti.sales tax forces in the last
Pearce, who sometimes ago said that
Dr. McDonald would run for governor
and Lumpkin for lieutenant gover
nor on the same platform, now thinks
there is some doubt about McDonald's
candidacy, although his contact with
Lumpkin leads him to believe the
chances are favorable that the For
syth legislator will be a candidate
next year.
McDonald and Lumpkin would
count on the support of merchants
whu are bitterly opposed to the sales
tax, and also on support of organiz
ed labor, which is opposed to the
sales tax and is in favor of a State
wide liquor control set-up.
The question mark about McDon
ald’s candidacy for governor, accord- j
ing to Pearce, centers around the pro- |
blem of finances. It costs money to |
make a serious campaign for gover. j
nor in a State as large as North Caro- |
lina. and if the necessary funds can i
be obtained. McDonald will in all like- <
lihood be a contender for the Demo- |
cratic nomination, it is believed.
Three defendants were tried by Re
corder R. E. Clements in county court
Wednesday. Two were on liquor law
violation charges and the other reck
less driving. All defendants were
white men.
Jack Griffin was charged with be
ing drunk and disorderly, and was
given six months on the roads, sen
tence not t 0 be imposed on good be
havior fpr six months and payment
of the costs
Fred Whitley charged wltji being j
drunk, was given the option of serv
ing ten days in jail or paying a fine
of $1 and the costs.
Herbert Jenkins was charged with
reckless driving and was fined $25
and costs and required to pay sls
damage to an automobile. He gavt?
notice of an appeal, however, and
bond was fixed at SIOO.
Set Page Four
1. Name the capital of India.
2. Wihat does the word Elah mean?
3 In Grek mythology, who was Cep
4 What color is absinthe?
5. What game birds are native in the
Berkshire region of Connecticut?
8. Name the long narrow" lake in east
ern New York State in the foot
hills of the Adirondack mountains.
7. What is a foundling hospital?
S. In literature, who was Rowena!
9. Who was Jean Louis Ernest Meis
10. Near which city is the Mount of
Olives? ~~ ■_
Summer School at
High School Will
Be Closed Friday
The six weens summer school which
has been in progress at the Hender
son high school since late in May, will
come to a close tomorrow. Some of
the classes were completed yesterday.
The school has been operated tt»
afford opportunity to children need
ing additional study t 0 make up on
conditions, or to strengthen their
position in various subjects for the
coming year.
Prof. W. D. Payne, principal of the
high school. Mrc -enroy Nanny ana
Prof. S. M. Crowder hafe made up
the faculty for the summer courses.
Union services of Henderson chur
ches will be inaugurated next Sunday
evening to continue through the
months of July and August. Five
churches are cooperating in the ar
rangement and their pastors will al
ternate in preaching the evening ser
mons The first of the services will
be held in the First Methodist church
next Sunday evening, and Rev. James
A Jones, pastor of the First Presby
terian church, will preach the sermon.
Churches cooperating are the First
Methodist Protestant, the First Bap
tist, First Presbyterian, First Chris
tian and First Methodist.
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■ At 401 South Garnett Street I
(Opposite Motor Sales Co.)
I Featuring I
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■ "Quality You Can Taste ■
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in our Durham plant and comes to you fresh from the freezer. It’s
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makes GOLD SEAL Ice Cream distintcly different. Taste tells
—and we are glad to have the public be the judge.
GOLD SEAL Ice Cream is available in a large choice of flavors I
and in a variety of packages.
I Special Introductory Sale I
I One Day Only I
■ From llsOO A. M. to 7:00 P. ML I
I From 9:00 P. M. to 11 :00 P. ML I
[ I Buy a cone regular price sc—an an extra cone FREE
Buy a pint regular price 20c—an. extra pint FREE
Buy a quart regular price 35c—an extra quart FREE.
I This sale is simply an introductory offer. We hope that you will
avail yourself of the opportunity to treat the family dnd judge
for yourself the goodness of this new ice cream that has
I Quxifotijr Can Va&teT I
J-* i ■» 1 ~ ~
Program Os Amusement
Marks The Fourth Here
Two Baseball Games, Feeds, Boxing and Dance Includ
ed in Day’s Events; Business Houses Close for All
or Fart of Day In Celebration
Independence Day was observed
here today in a manner somewhat
more elaborate than has been the
custom for years, but the customary
cessation of business marked the day.
A program of athletic events, a
brunswick stew and a barbecue were
arranged for, including morning ana
afternoon baseball contests between
Henderson and Oxford teams.
All business houses closed for all or
part of the day, and public offices,
both city and county, took a full day
off. Amusement places continued to
operate for the entertainment of the
A parade through the business sec
tion shortly after 10 o'clock started
of the day’s celebration. It included
I band music by the regimental bana.
with automobiles bearing the baseball
players. Mayor Irvine B. Watkins and
others rode in a car at the head of
the procession One entry in the line
was the Corbitt armored car of the
type the company is making for the
War Department and the United
States Army. The procession halted at
the familiar Kerner corner for sev
eral band selections.
A forenoon baseball game between
Henderson and Oxford was played at
League park A brunswisk stew in
Swain’s Grove was to follow, and af
terwards an afternoon baseball game.
Barbecue will be served in the grove
at 6 o’clock this evening, and this
will be followed by boxing matches
and a dance this evening in the Big
Henderson Warehouse, ending the
day's activities.
Militia companies here cancelled
their participation in the day’s cele
bration and did not take part.
Railroad freight offices closed for
the entire day, as did banks, «d the
post office had its stamp and general
delivery window open for an houi
from 10 to 11 a. m., but there was no
city or rural delivery.
Rt. Rev. Philip Cook of Wilming
ton. Del., P. E. bishop, born at Kan
sas City, Mo.. 60 years ago.
2nd Death
Here From
Denson Child at
North Henderson
Succumbs After
Three Days Illness
The second infantile paraysis death
of the present outbreak was reported
in Henderson today. The 13-months,
old child of Grover Denson at North
Henderson died last night. The child
had diaphram paralysis, a form ot
the dread malady in which there is
littre or no hope for recovery.
The other death from the disease
in this county also occurred at North
Henderson a few weeks ago. being a
three-months-old infant.
The death of the Denson child made
the 14th case of infantile paralysis in
this county during the present out
break. The case had been under ob
servation for several days.
No other new cases of the disease
were reported today by the health de

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