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PUBUBHXIJ UVERY SATUBDAY BT MELVINI JOHNSON INCORPORATED BENJAMIN F. JOHNSON, President and TreMurar UARY MELVIN, it mad SccnUrr. Bound Bt tha Pcwtofflca it Denton. lid., u I dati mall matter. Saturday Mornnig, November 12, 1938 YOU AND I--AND AMERICA In these difficult days it is refreshing and inspiring to read an article such as appears below and which bears the title, 'You and I--and America". Written by Hermann Hagedorn, distinguished author and poet for the November issue of BOYS LIFE, a magazine for nil boys published by the Boy Scouts of America it is a crystal-clear exposition of al the rights and privileges we Ameri cans enjoy under the Bill of Right: and the Constitution of the Unitet States. In our opinion it gives us by its utter simplicity and convincing sincerity a truer sense of the strength and splendor of the Great Republic --The Editor This America is only you and me, Its power, weapons, testimony, are you and me, Its crimes, lies, thefts, defection* are you and me... Past, present, future, ore you and me A great American, who greatly loved his country, Walt Whitman wrote those lines. The government industry, labor, the law, the books that are written, the movies that arc ma'de, are not something apart from you and me, he is saying. The things that go right in this democracy anc ' the things that go wrong are noi something outside of us. You and 1 are a part of the success and a part of the failure. We have a right to take pride in every politician or business-man who shows courage and a determination to serve others rather than himself; and we have reason to hang our heads for every selfish or crooked act. The splendor of America is our splendor, the shame of America is our ehame. Yours and mine! The poet is saying something more. He is saying that government or industry or crime or great achieve ment is not something abstract. I is just people; people like you anc me. Always, in the end, you and me That brings things home, doesn'i it? "Past, present, future, are you am me," says the poet. In Europe, nations are at grips with nations, hammering out a fu ture in conflict and suffering. We in America seem happily apart from it all. Yet, in these desperate times we too, though in a lesser degree, are "involved in the world struggle. Ideas know no boundaries or custom-houses The thoughts that have brought revolution in Russia and Germany, in Italy and Spain are here in our midst. Those thoughts might conceiv ably do here what they have done elsewhere--turn people against each other, overturn the government, overturn society. What are we going to do about it you and I? We cannot imprison thoughts. You or I may say, "Muzzle the people who express the thoughts." But a democracy doesn't do that sort of thing because it knows that ideas which are suppressed in one place break out in another with double force. The Bill of Right! those first. ten Amendments to the Constitution--is on guard, indeed, to see that the expression of opinion shall be unhampered. No, you and I shall have to go at our problem in another way. When we have an argument with a pal, what do we do? Do we spend our breath calling him names and telling him how wrong he is? Perhaps, we do, occasionally, but we're not very proud of ourselves when we come to think it over. Isn't thid rather what we do?--We give him what seems to us the right picture, the true picture, knowing that, if we can help him to see it, he just naturally won't be interested any more in the ideas which he has been expressing, and they will seem as foolish to him as they do to us. Now, we can.do the same thing in regard to the un-American ideas that are blowing over the sea to us these days, trying to upset our liberties. It is no use just to denounce those ideas and call people names because they hold them. The thing to do is to help people realize what liberty means and what it takes to keep it, knowing that, when they really understand, they won't have any more patience with communism or fascism or naz- fcm than you or I have. Now that is exactly what a group of people, representing sixteen or seventeen leading organizations, are seeking to do. They have organized a movement called National Rededication, and the Boy Scouts of America were among the starters and are going to continue in the front rank. They believe, as you and I do, that the American ideas of liberty and fair play to everyone are right, and that the fellows in Europe who think that they can.get farther with a Big BOBS and a nation of yes-boys are dead wrong. But the people who are directing National Rededieation are not calling names. They are just telling you and me what it means to be a free citizen of this great Republic and what we shall have to do if we expect to keep our freedom, . YOU and I...You and I... Thia business of National Hedcdica- · tion, like pretty much everything else, boils down to" you and me. What are we going to do about it? In the first place, let's see what rededication means. It's a long word and if you can find a shorter one that means the snme thing, I'll present you with five good silver dollars. (I mean that!) But what does it mean? When we say we rededicate ourselves to the principles of American liberty, we mean that we declare again our devotion, to those principles, our faith in them, our determination that they shall be preserved. Hmr are you and I going to rededicate ourselves to the things that hare made our country great? The way to begin, it seems to me, is for us to get a clear idea what those principles arc. What do w_ mean by liberty? The Bill of Rights gives us the answer: freedom of worship, freedom of speech and of tht press, freedom to hold meetings, tht. right to address a request to the government, the right to own property security against high-handed officials just treatment under the law, tria' by jury. When we have a clear picture of our rights and privileges, it is wel to think -about our obligations. For you see, your right and mine doesn't mean much unless other people fee the obligation to respect them; unc their right, for instance, to speak their opinions, doesn't mean much unless you and I and people like us feel obliged to let them talk even though we don't like what they are saying So it is important that you and I think about our obligations. What are those obligations? Here are dome of them: A sense of personal responsibility for each other and for our country, self-discipline honesty of heart and mind, courage, a wide-awake interest in the public good, tolerance, fair-dealing and a willingness to work with other people, To think about our privileges anc our obligations id the beginning of rededication. The next step is to make up our minds that we are going to start developing in ourselves the qualities which free men simply have to possess, if liberty is to be, maintained. The next step for you and me is to take the Pledge of Rcciedicntibn We might think of it as something like the oath of office which the President takes at his inauguration. It i our pledge as Americana not only to give our allegiance, but to give ourselves. "believe in the principles, of the Declaration of Independence... " What are those principles? "We hold these truths to be self-evident." You and I will do well to have those truths clear before our minds. They are the rock on which our country was founded. What arc those truths? First,, "that all men are createc equal." Not equal in gifts, of course or in character or fortune, but as human beings under the law. Second, "that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights." "Unalienable" is a long word. It means rights that can't be taken away from us. Third, "that among these are life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.' You and I have the right to live, we have the right to be free. We have the right to shape our lives as our wisest judgment suggests, so long as we obey the law and maintain decent relations with our neighbors. There are other truths in the Declaration: why people establish government; where governments get their "just powers" and how it if right for people to change their government or set up a new one when the government, which they have forgets that its main' reason for existence is its ability or its willingness to protect "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." When you and I say that we bolieve in the principles of the Declaration of Independence we are saying that we believe that the government exists for the sake of the individual; not that the individual exists for the sake of the government. And there is the big difference between America and the countries over which a dictator rules. Po'nder it well.' The significance of the world-wide sequence of events that have occurred in the past weeks makes it even more important that we renew our faith in America and in these principles for which America stands. YOU and I! We may not seem very important to our neighbors, or to ourselves. But we are important to America. We are really all she has you and I and people like us. We are her blood and bone, her muscle and sinew, her heart and mind and spirit. We are her weakness or her strength, her splendor or her shame, her life or her death. All this, you and I, you and I! ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS "Nineteen-thirty-nine will be the best year for business and industry in a decade." That sentence accurately sums up the views of numerous economic forecasters today. In their opinion, the recovery movement, which was staggering and uncertain when it began seven or eight months ago, will continue to gain both in strength and velocity. The forecasters, of course, have been wrong before, and grievously so. But it is a fact that at present opinion is amazingly unanimous as 1 to the pleasant prospects ahead for the immediate future. You can find many an authority who is dubious over the long-term outlook--who, for instance, believes that government's greatly- stimulated pump-priming activities are going to cause the country plenty of trouble in years shortly ahead. But you'll have a hard job finding an authority who doubts that next year will be the most prosperous since the depression began. As -the conservative Annalist puts it, "Recovery shows nu signs of slackening." Biggest recent optimistic news was the announcement of a tremendous spending drive by the nation's electric utilities. Representatives of 14 major systems met with the President in Washington and, as an AP dispatch phrases it, "Amid a display of friend- iness which left the capital guessing . . announced a far-reaching pro- rram to strengthen nanonal defence and stimulate industry by expanding private power facilities." Details involve spending at least $2,000,000,000 n the next two years (a sum double the recent rate of capital expenditure by the industry) and buying sufficient epuipment to add 1,330,000 horsepower to existing 1 capacity. An,d this, t is said, is only the first stage--if ilans go through as scheduled, still freater expansion will follow. On the red side of the ledger, in he view of business generally, is the President's Emergency Board's report to the effect that railroad wages hould not be reduced, and that railway management withdraw its request for a IB per cent cut. The Pres- dent has met with George Harrison, representing railway Inbor, and John J. Pelley, president of the Association of American Railroads, for a conference concerning what to do in the future. The railroads are unquestionably in the worst position of any major industry. But there is a possibility that even this may have its brighter sidt.--the Administration is considered friendly to the lines, and informed observers say that legislation to help the industry in one way or another will lend next Congress' calendar. Excellent augury L? the automobile industry's rapid emergence from tin- economic doghouse. The severe shutdown in promotion Unit took place last spring and summer was a strong depression factor. By the ,-unie token, In August more than 600,000 refugees in Germany and Austria were in need of aid. How much the present European crisis has added to thai n u m b e r it is ut present impossible to calculate. Groups, organizations, individuals are trying to aid, but numbers are so great and the crisis so it-CL-nt that the problem is most difficult to meet. In a London paper tin-re appeared a letter from which the following plea is taken: May I make an appeal through your columns cm behalf of the hospitality sub-committee of the Coordinating Committee for Refugees? Briefly the work done by this body is the organization of hospitality over here (England) for Austrians and Germans who have been obliged to seek refuge the unlooked-for improvement in pro- j outside of Germany and Austria. In cluction and demand now--which has! many cases these refugees have been caused some makers to change their plans and embark on more elaborate ventures t v an they thought wise even a few months ago--is a strong re- through the most distressing experiences and are pathetically grateful for hospitality in a country where they are secure from persecution. covcry factor. Important by-product!Therefore any offer of hospitality will in this- field has been a substantial.be most gratefully accepted, but in amount of high-wage re-employment, particular places in or near London In brief, the barometers give the commentator every reason for beirifc bullish today. There may be minor setbacks--especially in security values", where considerable profit-taking at intervals is to be expected. But it seems certain that next year will be as good as any year since 1930--and in all probability better. This government doesn't like the dictator nations. And the dictator nations don't like us. That is the logical deduction from the President's recent anti-fascist speech, coupled with the State Department's blunt warning to Japan to respect American rights in China under the traditional "open door" theory. Newspapers in Rome and Berlin and Tokyo promptly branded us as war-makers, and denounced our great rearmament program. This government is gravely concerned with recent developments. Japan, at the beginning of her Asiatic adventure, solemnly pledged maintenance of the open door policy. Apparently sho had her fingers crossed. For that policy has been widely violated in fact--and so far as theory goes, n recent Nipponese announcement said, in effect, that Japan intends to dominate China, and that other interested power,? can like it or lump it. Still more important, possibly, from the long-term standpoint, is something on which this column has commented before--the nazi-fascist ambition to extend its influence in South America. It is reported that this government plans to establish a large radio station in the Canal Zone, from which to broadcast pro-American programs in an attempt to counteract the continuous pro-nazi programs that arc broadcast from powerful short wave stations in Germany. A major strengthening of Canal Zone defenses will in nil probability be started soon. If ever we are attacked, military experts arc coming to believe it will be from South America-where it would be a relatively simple matter for an ambitious foreign power to establish air,*army and naval bases. EDITORIAL NOTES The map of Europe, remade by the treaty of Versailles, fulfilled many an ambition and hope of people.* who had cherished national dreams *nr centuries, but in doing so s e t ' a d r i f t men, women and families who for centuries had been attached to certain and loved localities. The new boundary line and the transference of people by them, plus widespread ignorance as to these lines and the new laws and regulations concerning them set hundreds adrift;. "The insanity which divided Europe into small states without thinking of the problems created for individuals", Sir George Lansbury terms thL, and declares that "out of alien people have Czechs without any real provision made Germans, Poles, Austrians and enabling them easily to prove their nationality." Instead of one man without a country there were now thousands. A horde of people, particularly of Russians, Armenians, Greeks and Bulgarians had been made homeless refugees. The Russian revolution of 1017 produced the largest exodus of refugees during the war years themselves. Constantinople alone became the haven of 100,000 soldiers of WrangePs Army and of the 35,000 civilians accompanying them, and a large number took refuge in North China. The tragedy of Turkish massacres of Armenians and the flight of Armenians to other lands had added to the number of homeless ones, and now these set wandering by new and little understood laws! The cry of the STATELESS, one of the most pitiful ever heard, was one of the first calls made upon the young League of Nation;. The Nansen Bureau for Refugees was the answer that and individual aid here ami there and by small groups. In 11)35 the Nansen Office reported aid given in that one year alone to 91,123 refugees. Meanwhile Germany, had added almost countless numbers of these unfortunate drifters, by her expulsion of non-Aryans from her borders. Many of these took refuge in France. In 1933 25,000 German refugees were in that country; Palestine had received 6,500; Poland f,000 and so on in decreasing numbers. The High Commission for Refugees from Germany find been created with James McDonald of the United States as High Commissioner. Their report made in 1935 estimated an exodus "overseas" of about 22,000, a settlement of "several thousand" in European countries and about 10,000 in Palestine. The search for areas to which are most urgently needed so that those refugees who are emigrating to other countries may keep in close touch with the Authorities until their emigration papers arc through. Secondly, offers of hospitality for a short time to meet emergency cases while accommodation of a more permanent nature is being arranged will be of infinite value. The Archbishop of York suggested early in October that help to Czechoslovakia should equal the cost of one week of the world war which humanity has escaped through the small ro public's sacrifice. Some estimates place the money cost of the World War at Sl.500,000,000 per week. The Cooperative League of the United States held its biennial Congress in Kansas City, Mo., in October.. Some of the figures then given arc that the League represents 965,000 individuals in 1,700 of the strongest cooperative. Two years ago there were only 704,000 individual members. Now the cooperative movemenl serves 2,000,000 members of 16,000 associations, with gross t-ales in 1936 of 132,700,000,000. The General Secretary of the League described consumer's cooperation as "the most powerful economic organization in the world for plenty and peace." The Good Neighbor Fleet has inaugurated its service from New York to South American points. The steamship Brazil, first in its service to reach Rio do Janeiro, was given a rousing welcome. Two days of festivities were scheduled. The Brazil wa-3 to sail for the further South American points of Montevideo and Buenos Aiica. The Argentina and Uruguay are the other ships of the new line The New Zealand Government has offered to take a limited number oi Sudeten refugees permanently, provided their qualifications are such as would enable them to find suitable employment in that country. SHORES OF TRIPOLI Right under the guns of the Tri- politan pirates lay the American frigate Philadelphia. She had gone on the rocks in the Mediterranean, and her guns and equipment hod been tossed overboard by her crew before they were forced to yield to an overwhelming foe. The vessel wot! a part of the infant American Navy, attempting to suppress the Barbary pirates in 1803. After the helpless Philadelphia had been seized by the pirates and her crew imprisoned, the ship was towed close to the enemy's shore batteries, where menacing guns defied the recapture of the prize. But the Americans were made of sterner stuff than the Tripolitans reckoned. They were determined that the ves-el should not be held by the enemy, and were willing to risk everything in an attempt to destroy the ship rather than to let it remain in the hands of a barbarous foe. Volunteers were called for by the gallant Stephen Decatur. Both ma rines and bluejackets responded. It was one of many similar enterprises odies of refugees can be transferred s difficult. Areas in South America devastated by the Chaco conflict of- :cr possibilities, as to Ecuador and Brazil. Questijns of policies, region and so on arc most difficult to adjust. Meanwhile a terrible addition is made to the whole subject by the crisis in Central Europe. Many refugees were in Czechoslovakia--what will be done about these? Many Czechs will be set adrift--it is impossible to take in at once the magnitude of this problem or to forecast what the answer will be. in which the U. S. Marines have shared honors with their comrades of the Navy. Slowly their small vessel, aptly named Intrepid, crept up beside the Philadelphia. Swiftly the volunteers swarmed aboard, subdued the pirates in a hand-to-hand fight, set the ship afire and scrambled back to comparative safety aboard their tiny craft. Flames mounted high on the wooden frigate when she blew up in one final explosive roar, scattering fiery bits of debris over the harbor. The Americans returned to their fleet. Along with the gallant bluejacket;, seven marines shared in the glory of this enterprise, called by the British Admiral, Lord Nelson: "The most bold and daring act of the age." FLAG WAVING The material of which flags are made is long staple cotton. Silk doesn't stand the'wind so well. The United States Government spends more than 60 thousand dollars a year for flags that it purchases. The Navy is thrifty and makes its own flags that fly over ships at sea, and navy yards on shore. It spends around 37 thousand dollars a year for cotton bunting. The Navy also makes its own signal flags and other banners. Two flags flown over the Capitol in Washington wear out in about six weeks. About 18 flags arc used each year to fly from each of the two poles in the central portion of the Capitol juilding. Official Returns As Canvassed By Board Of Supervisors On Thursday £ 2 S S 2 CANDIDATES o e ·8 o ·3 c o ! · + · * · * · * O tfl « 9* M I-H C V C o J-i j* f 7 ·U o ·*-· C o O "g ·o I c P ·B I. ec T3 O -t- C w Q o o S O to "2 fa N O 3 £ 'a ·u o 'E T3 CM § o .0 I T3 £ N 3 I o U T3 3 C a £ 00 ·3 E o 5 H PH For State Senator-Wilmer Fell Davis A. Fletcher Sisk For House of Delegates-D. W. Banning G. Arthur McDnniel W. Edmond Neal Zeth Weaver For Governor-Herbert Brunc David W. Eyman Samuel Gordon Joshua C. Gwin Robert Kadis h Harry W. Nice Herbert R. O'Conor For United States Senator-Elizabeth Oilman George W. Hunt Frank N. H. Lang Oscar Leser Hurry Straw Millard E. Tydings For Sheriff- William E. Andrew J. Leon Todd John A. Kornrumpf For Clerk of the Circuit Court- Wayne A. Cawle ley bbi Sherman L. Tribbitt For Register of Wills-Russell W. Fluharty Carlton V. West For County Commissioners-Luther T. Bennett William M. Garey Alvin H. Meredith John T. Schmick Harry L. Sullivan H. Roland Towers For Congress-Charles H. Gibson T. Alan Goldsborough For Judges of the Orphans' Court-Samuel G. Bye Jcsi-e T. Dennis E. Lloyd Fooks Luther W. Handy Truman H. Richard James A. Trazzare For County Treasurer-Fred E. Covey J. Virgil Moore For State's Attorney-Layman J. Redden W. Hyland VanSant For Comptroller of the Treasury.-William T. Elder Etta Gibson James O. Harrison Ncedham Horton William G. Jack J. Millard Tawcs For Attorney General-Morris Levitt William C. Wal-:h Leo Wcinberg For Clerk of Court of Appeals-E. Ray Jones David H. Lovitt Margaret W. Phillips Henry Smith James A. Young For Associate Judge Second Judicial Circuit- Thomas J. Keating Amendments-For Income Tax Against Income Tax For Lottery Against Lottery For Additional Judges Against Additional Judges For Referred Low Against Referred Law 330 214 237 218 254 259 4 1 1 3 4 2C1 254 3 4 5 220 0 271 306 l'J3 0 212 315 221 267 367 266 202 194 216 204 233 276 219 242 239 238 285 204 246 242 244 259 1 3 2 0 200 268 7 256 196' 191 4 2 7 256 255 237 191 181 1% 341 2 2 0 0 8 187 297 4 2 2 136 2 328 330 141 0 241 254 177 283 272 311 156 137 246 237 151 329 171 265 258 240 192 143 247 221 231 249 2 2 0 1 135 284 3 £68 143 143 1 1 1 276 190 1GU 160 118 150 237 3 1 1 1 0 122 221 1 2 4 89 1 245 248 96 0 170 182 139 201 194 224 99 - 99 179 176 115 225 117 209 199 199 130 102 189 149 180 171 1 2 1 1 95 218 2 208 100 98 1 1 3 211 185 220 234 151 270 100 3 1 2 0 1 150 234 1 1 2 7L 0 301 315 G8 0 233 161 170 232 128 2C1 121 94 266 247 100 281 128 263 226 247 87 146 190 191 284 106 0 0 0 1 84 257 2 226 90 90 1 0 0 238 162 142 170 116 202 85 1 0 0 1 0 120 170 1 1 1 60 1 227 232 64 0 180 119 119 174 86 197 78 83 201 181 61 215 98 190 162 171 79 107 139 147 215 80 0 0 0 0 ·68 186 0 167 79 69 0 2 0 177 180 220 189 155 243 124 3 0 1 0 0 166 223 0 0 3 96 2 261 299 88 0 245 154 142 250 132 269 106 94 245 228 92 268 118 246 217 237 105 118 182 207 265 117 0 3 0 0 83 246 1 216 94 94 0 0 2 218 156 145 121 137 104 122 2 0 1 0 2 134 150 0 0 1 85 0 189 211 82 0 182 119 119 173 129 1C5 105 103 158 142 113 163 105 173 154 157 101 105 123 163 182 107 0 1 0 1 91 158 1 143 97 100 2 0 ^1 145 201 35'J 311 200 305 153 1 0 0 0 1 202 329 1 0 0 147 3 342 311 205 0 256 228 198 288 150 257 180 267 250 326 191 284 147 346 313 273 150 223 28G 195 318 161 0 0 0 0 148 300 0 296 150 165 3 0 1 281 130 226 207 142 I')** 101 2 0 0 0 0 145 202 0 0 5 89 1 230 184 164 0 171 162 152 174 94 164 123 190 147 215 126 182 89 246 215 171 82 150 197 129 185 125 0 1 0 1 05 208 0 184 110 113 1 0 0 178 528 148 276 337 394 180 0 0 0 0 1 306 323 0 0 2 192 1 392 396 213 0 308 289 279 300 210 277 294 264 351 310 234 354 215 354 314 420 209 203 319 262 306 268 0 1 0 0 206 353 1 304 234 223 2 0 2 311 384 111 205 256 291 126 2 1 0 0 0 231 236 0 0 0 132 2 308 292 149 0 216 223 196 229 151 193 229 188 269 226 185 233 145 274 235 310 150 150 234 202 216 202 1 2 2 0 146 250 2 212 153 169 1 0 0 215 141 119 129 113 136 115 2 0 1 1 1 107 149 1 1 1 91 1 153 1C6 98 0 138 127 129 131 105 157 101 95 136 138 94 164 103 137 135 145 110 101 119 145 153 109 0 0 1 0 83 155 1 141 89 90 2 2 0 136 104 143 143 86 147 83 2 0 0 0 0 84 154 . 0 0 0 67 0 161 180 60 0 164 89 91 155 75 153 77 67 134 143 67 171 80 144 138 144 73 82 128 114 174 G9 0 2 0 0 64 150 1 138 75 69 0 1 1 137 221 1C9 197 169 202 154 3 0 1 0 2 187 208 5 1 2 130 1 245 244 133 1 188 199 1G7 215 169 216 157 131 197 201 131 248 150 223 204 207 153 150 182 196 232 139 0 1 0 1 137 219 0 196 153 141 1 1 1 212 154 126 128 132 130 120 0 0 0 0 1 143 131 2 1 2 111 3 152 157 122 0 120 156 126 145 140 150 118 117 140 135 117 156 123 143 134 137 119 121 122 150 142 136 0 1 0 2 105 147 3 138 113 112 0 1 0 137 284 225 246 191 310 132 3 0 3 0 1 213 248 2 1 2 151 3 256 353 143 0 235 237 200 253 187 214 260 152 247 223 174 262 177 273 226 264 154 168 217 237 265 175 0 1 1 0 143 221 0 201 145 143 0 1 0 211 3605 2973 3144 2702 3592 2432 34 6 12 6 17 2758 3529 632 442 890 771 21 14 32 1857 21 4061 2204 4224 2212 2012 3259 3014 2625 3470 2589 3474 2406 2275 3382 3332 245 845 885 793 743 2184 3811 1627 2185 3728 1469 3369 1100 3560 1291 2179 2269 3120 2950 170 3592 1119 2473 5 20 7 8 1B83 3620 1737 24 3294 1273 2021 2000 19 12 19 3339 1339 262 278 214 251 210 215 166 282 194 333 232 141 137 220 132 186 3448 54 73 69 86 49 74 127 60 91 86 78 105 50 108 172 42 60 36 47 66 38 51 115 23 53 104 53 140 40 117 146 65 65 63 55 107 41 93 120 47 65 41 37 94 27 78 103 33 48 47 27 87 23 73 104 23 78 78 57 129 44 108 164 46 51 63 41 93 32 74 117 34 83 122 76 167 CO 161 238 69 65 81 51 126 36 96 148 55 40 27 23 64 19 52 105 14 31 24 14 47 18 36 53 14 56 45 41 103 23 88 130 25 45 28 32 50 21 46 66 20 69 60 42 107 24 91 117 50 944 978 743 1671 646 1336 34 828 791 2025 1406 619 Twenty=Five Years Ago Taken From The Journal of K Yean Agfa Tblt Week. Caroline county has 4,596 registered voters--3,331 white and 1,265 colored. The table of the election returns, published elsewhere in the Journal today, reveals the fact that there wai a large stay-at-home vote. Mr. Alfred Raughley's firiends expect that the appointment of collector of internal revenue will be made very soon and they are very hopeful that he will be chosen. They say recent events in political circles confirm them them in their belief that the President expects to honor Mr. Raughley. The dwelling of Mr. Clarence Richards, at Ganey's, on the Choptank, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday night, the flames starting after the family had retired, and they had to hurry from their beds and were not sufficiently clad. About all the contents were destroyed with the building. Good Food For Sound Thinkers Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.--C. D. Larson. Goodness involuntarily resists evil. --Mary Baker Eddy. Messrs. J. Harry and Emmett Raughley, two of the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua B. Raughley, of Burri- ville, have gathered from their farms in Delaware over fifteen thousand baskets of sweet potatoes, and arc holding them for advanced prices. They are very successful growers am have found the business profitable. Mr. Robert L. Collier, son of Mr and Mrs. W. Oscar Collier, and Miss Cornelia Coall Macklom, the daughter of Mr. J. W. Macklem, of Chapel were married on Thursday of week, at the home of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. White, of Cordova. Mr. am Mre. Collier will reside on Mr. E. P Hall's form, Chapel district. Mr. George Bennett and Miss Nettie Elizabeth Shockley, both of Golds- oro, were married on Saturday af- :ernoon last at four o'clock in the M. E. Church South, of that place. The bride and groom left immediately af- er the ceremony for a" trip north and upon their return will reside in Goldsboro. Many friends of Mr. Joshua B. Raughley were glad to greet him in Denton on election day. He has improved in health quite rapidly of late. His recent illness was quite severe and relatives and friends were alarmed at his condition. Mrs. Susan Kemp Stevens, of Denton, and Mrs. Annie Sangston Elm- son, of Greensboro, attended a reunion of students of Wesleyan Female College, Wilmington, at Hotel DuPont on Thursday. Mr. Robert Oliver Wright, of Hurlock, and Miss Leah Hazel Dean, of Bel Air, were married on Tuesday last. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Banks gave a delightful Hallowe'en party. Miss Mae Willis and Mi as Elsie Roe assisted Mrs. Banks with the decorations, which were very elaborate and suitable to the occasion. The parlor was trimmed with autumn leaves and bunches of fodder. The effect led one to feel out in the open field, with here and there a jack-o'-lantern, that furnished the light. The costumes were attractive features. Mrs. Banks was especially attractive. At ten o'clock the masks were removed after much fun and many pranks and tricks were played on the unsuspecting. All were invited out to the dining room where the table was loaded with good things of the season. The beauty of the table and room charmed everyone. The occasion was one which will long be remembered. Farmers from 'various parts of Dorcester and Caroline counties assembled at Federalsburg Saturday to attend the annual exhibit and meeting of Nanticoke Grange, of that place. The exhibit this year far exceeded that of previous years, both as to quality and quantity. Some very handsome and useful prizes were awarded to several farmers and their wives. The feature of the meeting was the exhibit of general farm pro ducts, flowers and bantam chickens James Dew, of Federalsburg, cap tured finst prize for the best genera collection of farm products, while Mrs. William Clark was awarded first prize for the best collection of flowers. Mrs. George Clark was awarded a prize of ?5 in gold for the best collection of fruits and preserves. The prize of $5 in gold for the beat 10 ears of corn went to Nicholas Laigneil, while E. N. Swiss captured first prize in the potato contest. During the afternoon several prominent grangers addressed the meeting, and in the evening Rev. Thomas S. Holt and Rev. Robert D. Bradley spoke. Hanging ht masquerade outfit in the carriage shed on his return from Scaford, Friday night, Harry Lorraine, of Reliance, forgot it until he heard a commotion in his barn last night, and upon investigating found a bag of chickens, but no one to claim them. It is supposed that the thief, after securing the chickens, was -jo badly scared when he saw the cos- :ume hanging on a nail that he mis took it for a man and fled. Maryland Week will be observed at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore November 18 to 22, when the State Horticultural Society and from the experimental station of the Maryland Agricultural College and with speakers of national importance. Every man who can possibly spare the time should go. Scientific farming means larger and better crops and the results of scientific fanning are shown during Maryland Week. ts affiliated bodies will hold their annual meetings and exhibit the products of the farm. There will be many 'eaturea of the exhibition that will make it worth while for the farmer o see. There will also be a social side, for the visiting farmers will be juests of the Baltimore Board of Trade at a luncheon, an automobile our of the city and a boat ride around the harbor. Maryland Week s largely educational, with exhibits SLATS' DIARY BY OLIVER N. WARREN Sunday: Erly this a. m. I arcwe up out of bed without bein? told even onct to get up by any 1 of the famb- ly. And then after brekfast I sed to Ma I wisht she would hurry get me reddy for S. S. Unkel Hen and Pa herd me and lookt funny at e a c h another and both sed at onct What h a s went r o n e with him. Monday: Mister Gillem took h i s little dotter to the dentest this p. m. to get a tooth flxt and the dentest charged 6 ? $. He sed it would of be only 1 $ only she yeld so loud she scart 4 other pashents way from the offis. I guess she scart. Tuesday: The editur sent Pa out to report some thing he diddent no nothing about and cuddent find out nothing about and so after bearly menshening the subject Pa sed No more for lack of space. The editur red what Pa writ and sed Well the lack of space issent neether in the paper or your hed. He might of ment low mutch branes have Pa got. I aint sure but Pa says he noes. Wednesday: Mebby school issent so offlc bad after all. Any ways we lad a luncheon at 12 oclock this noon and the teecher told the visitors I were one of her best skollcrs. I dout f she ment it but she sed in the p. m. she tride to make things plesent 'or all on such a plesont ocashen. Then I douted some more. Thursday: After the evning sup- ier in the living room Ma sed she een where the paper sed a lot of leef people can hear over a tcllafonc *a sed yes it are probley correct ai' le noes a lot of dum ones that can ned over by a otto. The driver sed to her Some people walk like they owned the streets and she sed Yes and some drivers drive like they owned tne car. Then the driver did- dent say no more Ant Emmy sed but lookt as if he would of liked to say a lot. RIDGELT Mrs. Richard Sparks, of Baltimore, recently visited her brother, Mrs. T. W. Jones. The house occupied by Mr. Robert Lord is being covered with asbestos shingles. Mr. Charles High has produced a sweet potato weighing six and a half pounds. Mr. Edward McPherson was in Philadlephia on Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Carlisle Bennington, at Fifer Hospital, is now permitted to sit up. Mrs. Walter Bennington made a trip to Wilmington on Tuesday. alk for a hour over one. Pa got a komfle look in retcrn but it did- Auditor's Notice WESLEY E. THAWLEY, Assignee vs. FRED B. PICKERING and NELLIE W. PICKERING, his wife In the Circuit Court For Caroline County. In Equity. No. 3483 Chy. Upon an order passed in the above entitled cause on the 10th day of November, 1938, by the Circuit Court for Caroline County in Equity, these proceedings were referred to the Auditor of this Court, and I, aa Audi;or of the Circuit Court for Caroline bounty, hereby give notice this llth day of November, 1938, to all judgment creditors, lienors, assignees, or lersons claiming an interest in the equity of redemption in the above entitled case, to file their claims with the vouchers thereof duly authenticated with me on or before the 14th day of January, 1939. WILLIAM J. RICKARDS, Auditor. Order Nisi STATE OF MARYLAND THE GOLDSBORO BANK In The Circuit Court For Caroline County. In Equity. No. 2949 Chy. Ordered this 10th day of November 1938, that the aale of the property ent bother him none as he diddent look up from the maggazecn. Friday: The teecher made Jane and Elsy stay in after school but it was- pient for getting'smart and knowing too much. No indeed. On the kon- trarey reverse and etc. it were for not knowing nothing. It tickeled I and Jake and Blisters and we sed to each another it served them right. Saturday: Ant Emmy was down town this p. m. and neerly got run- mentioned in these proceedings, made and reported by WARREN F. STERLING, Receiver of the Goldsboro Bank be ratified and confirmed unless cause to the contrary thereof be ahown on or before the 12th day of January next; provided a copy of this order be Inserted la some newspaper printed, and published in Caroline County once in each of four successive weeks before the 12th day of December, next The report states the amount of sales to be $1.650.00. T. CLAYTON HORSEY, Clerk. True Copy--Test: T. CLAYTON HORSEY, Clerk..

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