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CONDEMNED NEGRO T MAY GET REPRIEVE Jake Johnson, Rapist, May Not Re First Lethal Gas Chamber Victim. Hailv Hureiui, In '»'»•«• Sir %%’iiUit Hofei, By J. H VSKIOIt\ I M< Raleigh, Dec. 11.—Friday, the thir teenth of December may >»ot. prove to be an unlucky day for .lake Johnson, alias George France, Negro rapist from Rockingham county, now under sentence to die in the State’s new lethal gas chamber Friday morning. FOr present indications are that a temporary reprieve will bo granted j Johnson unless the State Supreme | Court should this afternoon hand j down a decision in the Kd Jenkins i case, which will decide the identical ! question involved in the Jake John son case —as to whether both Johnson j and Jenkins were properly sentenced, j Both Johnson and Jenkins committed their crimes before the new lethal gas execution law was enacted, but were tried and sentenced after its enact ment, with the result that they were sentenced to he executed by lethal gas. The judges who sentenced both Jen- . kins and Johnson evidently believed the law applied to all tiied and sen- I tenced after enactment of the lethal gas execution law and accordingly sentenced them to death by lethal gas. But attorneys for Jenkins did not agree with this interpretation and ap- ( pealed to the Supreme Court. Johnson did not appeal, however, with the re sult that his death warrant now calls , for his execution Friday morning at j 10:30 in the new lethal gas chamber , jn Central Prison here. i But Warden H. H. Honeycutt wants j to be sure of the law and that John son, was properly and legally sentenc ed Before carrying out the execution. Accordingly, he has asked Attorney j General'A. A. F. Seawell to advise him whether to proceed with the exe cution. But Attorney General Seawell j is not yet sure as to how to advise ! Warden Honeycutt, since the Supremo j Court has not yet passed on the Jen kins case. He is hoping the Supreme Court will hand down a decision in this case this afternoon. If it does not. he may advise Warden Honeycutt to ask the governor to grant a reprieve to Johnson until after the Ed Jen kins case has been decided. If he does | that, it is believed a temporary re prieve will be granted for Johnson. | So whether the new gas chamber : will be used for the first time Friday ! and whether Johnson will be its first : victim, now rests with the Supreme Court or the governor. Think what it means * ; when the Rexall Druggist fills your prescription. Out of a thousand and one ! bottles he selects his es- ' t sehces, tinctures, extracts, etc. . . . carefully measures them, and then Double Checks the result,'Only fresh, full strength mate- | rials are used by qualified, j registered pharmacists. Parker’s Drug Store • \ I Mh'ii I T - - - . ___ l FORECLOSURE SALE. Under and by virtue of power con tained in a certain deed of trust executed on the 4th day of April 1930, by Della Waddill and J. G. Waddill Xer husband, Joe Robinson and Henry Robinson, and recorded in the office of the register of deeds for Vance County, N. C„ in book 162 at page 110, default having been made in the payment of the debt therein secured, at the requests of the holder of same, and of the makers of said deed of trust, I shall sell, by public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the court house door in Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina at 12 o’clock noon, on Saturday the 4th day of Jan uary 1936, the following described proparty. Being a lot on Roberson Street, just north of the city of Henderson, which lot was- originally 210 feet front on Roberson Street and 200 feet deep, but from which there has been con veyed a lot 30 feet by 40 feet for church, said land adjoining land of J. C. Kittrell, T. V. Bobbitt, J. G. Turner and the church, less 80 feet sold off by order of court, for deed see hook 43 page 519, Vance County, Also a second lot, fronting 30 feet on Rober son street and 200 feet deep, adjoining lands of Bobbitt and others on which lot is a small house being the same land described in book 52 at page 276, office of register of deeds of Vance County. This 3rd day of December, 1935. T. S KITTRELL, Trustee. Now Playing at The Vance Theatre 1 ' irwmioiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHui Eddie Cantor and Goldwvn Girls in “Roman Scandals" The Quill Editor-In-Chief. Mattie Leigh Dick erson . Community Personals We are very sorry to announce the sickness of our principal, Mr. Craw ley, who had an attack of accute in digestion. and Miss Vivian Cooke, teacher of the seventh grade, who has the influenza. We are also glad indeed to have MASUK D£ luxe SPOKT SEDAN 0 'T KNEW, the moment NtwraraeTEß ”,'I!JSL™ IWd eye* on it, that this NO DRArT VtNTItATION j j ||JgM HYDRAULIC BRAKES . ' beautiful new 1936 Chev- “ N * j *• eolet was the car I wanted to own. ** TJ, u. « m 'fojM&gßß out being the least bit expenaive-that HICH-COMPRESSION SOLID STEEL f can readily understand why so many VALVE-IN-HEAD ENGINE T T IQ? people prefer it to all Others. giving even better performance with even lest go s and oil a trewn of beauty, • fortcei* of safety • . t *-, « i , • • It s just what Chevrolet says it is— the only complete lotv-priccd car —giving ALL THESE FEATURES AT IMPROVED GLIDING KNEE-ACTION RIDE* all good things at lowest cost. CHEVROLET'S LOW PRICES the smoothest, safest ride of aii "I’m certainly glad I bought one. It suits me perfectly. I think you will like $Jf4% g SHOCKPROOF STEERING* it better, too Action on Master Models only, S2O additional. , . Prices quoted in this advertisement are list at making driving easier and safer than ever e ore CHEVROLET MOTOR CO., DETROIT, MICH. Flint, Michigan, and subject to change without notice. A General Motors ( alue. *’• . ' 1 6Q/ Neic Greatly Reduced /O G.M.A.C. TIME PAYMENT PLAN Thelowestfinancing cost in G.M.A.C. history. Compare Chevrolet's low delivered prices. SCOGGIN CHEVROLET COMPANY Henderson, N. C. , Warrenton, N, C. HENDERSON (N. C.) DA TRY DISPATCH, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1935. Mr. Carl Onsley, pastor of the Cor inth Baptist church to fill this va cancy of Miss Cooke. The juniors are planning to enter tain the seniors at the annual junior senior banquet, which is to be held on December 14, 1935. Athletics The girls and boys of Epsom met Bunn boys and girls at Bunn on last Wednesday night. The girls were victorious by a score of 26-6. The boys were defeated by a score of 18-13 On Friday night, they met Youngs ville at Franklinton. The girls won by a score of 3-1-17 and the boys.lost by a score of 2’-15. Come on! Boys get into the fight. Dramatic Club The Dramatic club is continuing to sponsor an amteur program. Al though wasn't but.one number for the program Thursday, it was en joyed by everyone tremendc/fsly. Two old maids came out and gave, a good play called “Sara and Sally?’. The old maids! were Madolyn Aysotie ancl Ch ristine Eaves. They were ' busy looking for a sweetheart. More people Vo be on program' fdV next time and we are looking forward to the next amateur hour. Louise Dickie, Reporter. Girl Scout News The Girl Scouts have reorganized under their new leader, Miss Vernelle Frazier. The troop was divided into two patrols, with Virginia Perkinson j and Elaine Weldon chosen as patrol 1 leaders. Virginia Perkinson was i elected scribe for the troop. I We chose Mrs. D. T. Dickie, Mrs. ! ,T. H. Weldon, and Mrs. T. C. Gill, ; is a committee to back up the work ! of the scouts. i At the meeting last Tuesday, we , quickly discarded our business and j each patrol met to discuss what pro ject. they were to take up. The first i patrol deciding on signalling met on i Wednesday afternoon, worked on sig- I aals, had supper in the Scout Hut and j remained at the school building that livening for the program, what was I to lie given by the Oxford Orphanage ! singing class. Virginia Perkinson, Reporter. Sidney Lanier Society The Society met December (5, 1935. .vft.e;- the minutes and roll call, Evelyn Aysowe gave an interesting scripture lor our devotional. The program was centered around “Public Safety” Our sponsor, Mrs. Bart.hlomew gave us an interesting talk on Public Safe | ty. Every member of the society ! learned many points on public safety from her talk. Other members, that j were on the program gave interest ing discussions also. . Fannie Pearl Ayscue, Reporter. O. . Henry Literary Society A very interesting program was given, which consisted of a play “Aunt Martha and Uncle Jerry Talking it Over.’’ Elaine Weldon was Aunt Martha and Edwin Fuller was uncle | Jerry. Then Virginia Lassiter gave I a poem and Mrs. Journigan told us the purpose of a good literary society. ' The society was then declared ad journed by the president. 1 j Mattie Leigh Dickerson, Reporter. 1 NEED MANAGEMENT OF FARM WOODLAND ' College Station, Raleigh, Dec. 10. — “We need to stimulate more interest in better management and use of farm woodlands, says R. W. Grae fcer, extension forester at State Col lege. To this end, the college extension service is sponsoring a timber Stand | impiovement contest for farmers ! along the Statesville-Mocksville high | way. It will open January (1 and j close March 31. i This contest, Graeber saul, should j give concrete proof of what farmers can do to improve their woodland by giving it a. reasonable amount of care. A well-handled timber tract may be a source of profit and wood year aft er year, he added. S. C. Legislature Puts Off Action j (Continued from Page One.) I the National Guardsmen before the House and Senate adjourned. In the Senate the governor’s mes sage provoked talk of “contempt of court” and aboliskmnet of the militia. A new emergency highway control bill was introduced in the House shortly before it adjourned by Repre sentative Moorer of Colleton. The measure would turn highway affairs over to the sinking fund com mission upon withdrawal of the troops by the governor. The commis sion, of which Johnston is chairman, ; would have an audit made of the de partment’s affairs since October 28, when the governor seized control un der a military edict. J. P. Morgan Again Will be Witness (Continued from Page One) . into the conflict will be studied as a preliminary to American neutrality legislation. Members of the munitions commit tee contend American trade with the Allies developed an irresistible cur rent which dragged this country into war. They want a neutrality law which will prevent such a recurrence in the future. '“*’*'* J. P. Morgan & Company (principal American ba . W: " the for the Allies, it foht . U,n « agei*. loans for them and to a i. n “ llion - s in thereby financed America >' I’, <,x,(4 iv, the belligerents. wiiti Costs Little Tastes like a Million' The American Distilling Co PEKIN, ILLINOIS NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SAIF Under and by virtue of author,y contained in that certain deed „f ,, u<t executed by Garland Parrott wife, Sarah Wilson Parrott, of in Book 18-1 at page 113 of the V ;iIHV County Registry, default have made in payment of the debt therein secured and upon request of the owner and holder thereof, the unde signed will offer for sale at twelve o’clock noon at the court house in Vance Cotinty at public auction, t,» the highest bidder for cash, on Mon day, January 6, 1936. the followin'., described real property: I Begin at a stake and stone, corner ! of Burroughs land, thence N s? i f ; 10 1068 feet, thence N 26 1-2 W ir,!t\ j feet to a stake in the road, thence s ; 15 3-1 W 307 feet along said mad thence S 85 1-2 W 138 feet to a stake, thence S 1210 feet to the point of be ginning, 22.5 acres more or less. See Plat Book C, page 25 of above Re gistry and Survey and Division Jan uary 1931 by W. H. Boyd, Engineer, above property being Lot No. 1 of said Division. This 3rd day of December, 1935. WILLIAM F. HOWLAND JR. Trustee. NOTICE OF RE-SALE OF REAL ESTATE UNDER A DEED OF TRUST AS IN CASE OF ADVANCE RIDS. Notice is hereby given that the sale price of the below described property has been advanced a.s provided by law and re-sale of the said property or dered. Therefore, by authority of law as ip cases of advance bids, and by virtue of authority vested in me as trustee in a certain deed of trust exe cuted on the 20th day of March, 1931 by Tom Hawkins and wife Cora Haw kins, and recorded in Book 172, Page 126, Register of Deeds office for Vance County, North Carolina, de fault having been made in Ihe pay ment of the debt therein seemed, and the holder thereof having requested foreclosure, I will on Friday the 27 1 h day of December, 1935. at 12 O’clock, at the courthouse door in Henderson, N. C., offer for sale by public auc tion, the foregoing described property: Begin at a stake Henry Durham’s corner, on the Henderson and Kit it ell road known as Mobile, run thence along said road towards Henderson 175 feet to an iron stake, thence W to right of way of Raleigh Jt: Gaston railroad, thence along right of way of said railroad towards Raleigh 175 feet to Durham’s line, thence with Durham’s line 175 feet to place of be ginning. Note: The bidding to commence at $715.75. This 10th day of December, 193.5 A. A. BUNN, Ti ustee.e NOTICE OF SERVICE OF SUM MONS liY PURI.RATION. In The Superior Court. North Carolina: Vance County: The Federal Land Rank of Columbia Plaintiff. vs. Grwnriisnn S. Taylor, Sr. (dead) anil Wife Majy E. Taylor (dead), Graiirl ison S. Taylor, Jr. and Wife Olivia Taylor, Matthew E. Taylor ami Wife Cherry Taylor, Andrew J Taylor and Wife Kellie Taylor, Her bert L. Taylor and Wife Malik* Co lor, Maria V. Russell and Hushaml Lewis Russell, Rettie R. Groves, ami Husband Groves, I’attie I- Jones and Husband P. S. Jones, Mary B. Bullock and Ilnskaml Thomas Bullock, Enoch N. Taylor, (not married.) The defendants Grandison S. lor, Olivia Taylor, Matthew E. B'.v lor, Cherry Taylor, Bettie B. Grov'- and Groves, her husband, R' |, ‘ t.ie L. Jones, P. S. Jones, Mary B. l ‘ 1 “ lock, Thomas Bullock and Enoch • Taylor, will take notice that an at tion entitled as above has been <'°in menced in the Superior Court Vance County, North Carolina, 'j' foreclose a mortgage given by O' '' ison S. Taylor, Sr., and Mary L. I 1 lor, father and mother of the * named defendants, on a certain of lands in Vance County, North ai olina; Said Grandson S. Taylor. S and Mary E. Taylor having died k- ' ing the above named defendant •* their heirs at law, and inhei iiot. said tract of land, subject to mo gage to the plaintiff; and the saul ' fondants will further take ’ 1 |t that they are required to appeal ■ the office of the Clerk of Court of said County in Hie House in Henderson, N. ( . " 3rd day of January, 1936, and m or demur to the complaint m ( tion. or the relief demanded >■> complaint will he granted. E. O. FALKNkP Clerk of Superior Court ol Van' County. North OarnUnii- r> Dated ibis Ith day "i *" * 1935.