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The Roanoke Times from Roanoke, Virginia • Page 4

The Roanoke Times from Roanoke, Virginia • Page 4

The Roanoke Timesi
Roanoke, Virginia
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Prices are down! of Phone 6283 Prices of complete funerals have always been low with us or many years given to the people of Roanoke a fine funeral for a low price and to day we are giving the same type service at an even lower price If you want' quality serv ice with quality merchan dise find it here And with it goes the fruits of our long experience Visit' our showroom and permit us to give you the facts jnoMQakey INCORPORATED MORTICIANS ROANOKEVIRGINIA Ok ioi sbSi Ea i 8 TgP sag? Hw OxS Mu cU: W3B THE ROANOKE TIMES ROANOKE SUNDAY MORNING JULY 14 1935 oot Vanderbilt Professor Assails GAMING INQUIRY Tax Plan Before I Group MP TREE TOP (Continued rom Page One) REV ASHE IS HEAD Im Births action for the public 4 CITY DEATHS 4 a girl Dorothy Phone DIAL 6283 dBhZkh Your 0 Ambulance Seirvice CITY ITEMS Day and Night sf Eyes Dr Edgar Abram Salem Avenue and Norfolk Avenue Entrances I to the Norfolk and Western Railway's Let your EYES relax too Roanoke Passenger Station will be PERMANENTLY CLOSED 7:00 A Monday July 15 1935 NOROLK and WESTERN IS RAILWAY no provision that any act may bo demanded provision for leg Addle Kennan of Goldsboro Is the guest of Miss Rose Roy said Starkey 303 South Roanoke were and this Nichols 906 June 19 a RICHARDSON TO BE TRIED WEDNESDAY DR SIEBER TO PREACH AT HIGHLAND SERVICE Alice Spangler Hudson Mrs Alice Spangler Hudson 76 died riday at the home of her sis ter Mrs Rosa Kniple In Somerville Mass The body will be brought to Roa noke and the funeral services Will be conducted from the home of her brother Spangler 308 Gullford avenue Monday afternoon at 3 by Dr Luther Sieber as sisted by the Rev Carl Strobel of White Plains Pallbearers will be red Spangler Ernest Spangler Charles Via A Tolley Byron Early of and John Spangler Blacksburg Charles Graybill uneral services for Charles Graybill 72 who died Thursday night at his home 627 Salem ave nue will be conducted at the Tinker Creek Brethren church at 2 this afternoon by the Rev Key and the Rev Orrell Burial will be in Mount Union ceme tery Cash In the amount of $20804556 investments totaling 1292000 and a loan to the general fund of $179 01217 were listed as assets of the city's sinking fund yesterday in a statement prepared by Robert Thomas assistant city auditor mak ing total assets of $167905753 The loan from the sinking fund to the general fund actually represents a deficiency in the sinking fund reserve which was disclosed by the comprehensive audit of city finances here last year The deficiency It was explained at the time came about as a result of the payment In full many years ago of certain maturing bond Issues when there was not sufficient reserve in the sinking fund applicable to those Issued to permit their retlre inent Mrs Emma Dyer uneral services for Mrs Emma Jane Dyer 74 wife of Hugh Dyer retired chief of police who died early yesterday morning at her home 609 Campbell avenue 9 will be con ducted at the residence at 10 o'clock Monday morning by Dr Richard Owens assisted by the Rev Jesse Davis Burial will be In airview Pallbearers will be: Ottaway Bar nett Don Jordan Wayland Glasgow owlkes and Matthews Surviving besides her husband are a brother Samuel Bailey of Sara sota la and a sister Mrs Patrick Hickory COPENHAVER UNERAL HOME Twelve pigeons owned by members of the Roanoke Racing Pigeon club will be released today at Marlon for a race to Roanoke ihe birds sent there by train yesterday will be released at 6 o'clock morning for the return trip The following members of the club have entries in the race: A Huff man three Robert Lane three Price King and Dick Ander ton two each City Ends Year With $20828176 Examined Glasses itted Visiting Here MISS Nero Richardson manager of the American Theatre is scheduled to face trial In hustings court on Wed nesday on a charge of violating the Virginia blue law by operating the theatre on Sunday Nine convictions on this charge have been appealed from police court but inasmuch as each Involves the same question of law It Is ex pected that he will be tried on only one of them the outcome govern ing the disposition of the remain ing cases The case was tried late In May before Judge Don Halsey of Lynchburg who was commissioned by Governor Peery to preside in the absence of Judge Almond Jr In this Instance the Jury was un able to agree Another case of general Interest Is that of Albert St Clair who Is slated to be tried Thursday In connection with his alleged trafficking In mari huana There is but one way to find out if your tired feeling is caused by your i have your eyes ex amined Institution at 301 High St Expected to Meet Many Needs negro activities of Importance may be received Officers of the center besides Rev Ashe are Mrs Bessie Coles secretary Walter Muse treasurer Clark chairman of board Dr Brown physician and Dr Dudley dentist Miss Martha Michael superin tendent of the city's Instructive Vis iting Nurses' association Is chairman of the advisory committee 18 Room Structure Will Pro vide Shelter for Needy Cases of Roanoke Heads Student Body Deland McClure of Bedford was elected president of the National Business College student body ri day afternoon it was learned yester day He is a graduate of Bedford high school and a student in business ad ministration at present in the col lege Other officers named were: James Gilley Big Stone Gap vice presi dent Lillie Carman Mount Hope Va secretary and Paul Sells Welch Va treasurer The remaining stu dent members of the council are: Vurl Hammond Gate City Jane SCa nor Roanoke Ruth Reed Buena Vista Page Gravitt Alton and Hardin Berwind Va aculty members are A Smythe Gladys Hines and Georgia McCutcheon Senator Metcalfe Accuses Roosevelt of Backing Invalid Bills Must Last Lifetime A rally prior to the opening of Camp Lnf a Lot William Hunton colored A camp for its 10 day period running from July 23 to August 1 will be held at the asso ciation Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock it was announced last night A full program has been planned for the period in handicraft nature study swimming first aid and sig nalling instruction and recreation Lloyd A Lee general secretary of the association will serve as camp director as in past years The camp committee is headed by Dr Roberts The camp is situated at the Clay tor farm in loyd county with a large farmhouse as headquarters Tents will be used for campers and both swimming arid drinking water has been tested and found safe Each boy must bring his own blankets and equipment Handicraft Instruction wijl be given In leather craft soap carving wood work bas ket weaving Indian craft and rustic work with pioneer shelters and bridges Included Campers will be taught how to col lect and identify flowers insects leaves twigs and bark Bird study will also be taught Well planned campfire programs will be conducted each evening and ample space will be available for recreational activities such as base ball track mass games and others The camp director will be assisted by three trained counsellors and a leader for each group of eight boys An experienced camp cook has been secured and good food Is promised Each boy will be required to keep a diary It was said and Bible study will be a vital part of the program upon the government depend! on women's clubs and A A and and take care of yourself Oyster Is Socialist oyster is the socialist He be lieves work and struggle are misfor tune He cares nothing for freedom and repudiates Independence He be lieves society should take care of him and that it owes him a living The Lord takes care ot oysters So ciety builds all oysters a good strong house and all the oysters live in an Ideal Tennessee There Is a struggle going on now he warned In conclusion to dethrone the American eagle from the Stars and Stripes and to put the oyster in his place Veterans were entertained early in the afternoon by a concert given by the Norfolk and Western Roanoke shops band Is Awarded Contract The OU Burner and Air Condition ing company of this city has been awarded a contract to alr conditlon the Gill Memorial hospital South Jefferson street it was yesterday by Nlnlnger president Work will get under way on the Installation of equipment immediate ly it was said The hospital will be the first to become air cbnditloned in this section 430 Church Ave Dial 5105 'Three parked automobiles were damaged when an automobile tempted to pass a moving street car and was dragged along the street In the 1000 block of Patterson avenue early last night it was re ported by police Willard Kelly of Copper Hill said by police to have been operating the machine which attempted to pass the west bound street car on the right was jailed on a charge of reck less driving machine was caught by the front of the car as he attempted to swing back to the left to avoid strik ing the other cars it was said and was dragged along the Wet street smashing fenders on all of the parked machines Copenhaver funeral serv ices Instantly relieve you of every unnecessary re sponsibility in an under standing and a helpful rnanner Yet our charges are con siderably low Why be satisfied with less than the best? TO HOLD PIGEON RACE ROM MARION TODAY Establishment of a negro relief cen ter at 301 High street as aid to existing agencies and a relief to unsolved negro problems" was an nounced yesterday by the Rev Ira Ashe president manager who is organizer and director of hospital so clal service in the Burrell Memorial hospital Ha rt rlnrprl that the center housed in a three story brick building of 18 rooms Is expected by many prom oa mlaelncr providing negro women and children added and needed community serv ice He pointed out that Roanoke social agencies as a whole have been handicapped in the handling of cer tain phases of negro health and re lief work by the absence of such a place and service which the newly organized shelter proposed to offer or Pre Natal Cases It is designed to be of particular aid In giving shelter and care to such pre natal post natal or post operative cases as may be referred to the center by physicians or social agencies Although all physicians may visit and treat their patients who happen to be convalescents at the center the center will have among its per sonnel physicians and dentists ho have promised to render service of a minor nature free of charge to such Inmates who are without a family doctor and who have neither direct nor indirect means of secur ing medical or dental treatment No contagious infectious Incurable or seriously 111 persons will be ad mitted even for temporary care The center will be financed In the main by a nominal charge to each Inmate or applicant for tem porary shelter or care or by their sponsors Deficits will be met by voluntary subscriptions The first floor only Including kitchen and dining room Is at pres ent furnished sufficiently for sev eral tenants except for floor rugs and bedding Rev Ashe said and four patients already have been ad mitted He listed as some of the Immediate needs of the center small beds cribs chairs mattresses floor coverings window shades dishes and silverware dressers and mirrors clocks tables laundry tubs bedroom linen stoves and various other items The center also will be glad to receive cash donations Any who wish to contribute any of the needed articles may telephone 8343 or write him at 536 Ninth ave nue Rev Ashe said and goods will be called for re quest An advisory committee unique In that It has no fixed organization nor meetings consisting of leading white citizens closely allied with the relict or health departments has been named and stands by ready to be consulted as individuals con cerning features ot the center's work List 9 Benefits The president of the center listed some of Its benefits as follows: Temporary care while assisting agencies to adjust affairs of lost or strayed women and children care of homeless pre natal cases (especially unmarried servant girls) prior to hos pitalization temporary storage for small lots of personal or household goods while women are in hospital or detained by police temporary shel ter for destitute women and children pending final disposition by social agency or courts place of care for worthy women and children detained by missing of train or bus connec tions etc as recommended by po lice railroad officials or the Trav Aid society free employment bureau where distressed women and girls may work for their keep and thus prove their abilities prior to being recommended for Jobs and general Information bureau where all To Hold Picnic The Roanoke Council of United Commercial Travelers will hold its annual picnic at Lakeside July 20 for a large group of members their fam ilies and friends The council hits a membership of over 600 making It the largest in this area Lott of folks with good vision but with unconscious eyestrain have told us that they feel fresher more am bitious more efficient since wearing proper glasses and we have heard the same story from eye glaw wearers after a needed change of lenses Pioneer Week Is Observed Boys Visit Camp Thursday In a close finish last night Rob ert Divers four month old son of Mr and Mrs Divers of 1115 Melrose avenue won the sil ver loving cup offered by the Amer ican Legion auxiliary to the baby leading with special points each Wednesday and Saturday night con test i Robert won by a small margin over the following entrants: Shirley La prad Marie Houseman Georgbanne Jackson Connie Shively Rose Mary McLainJeanne Jennings Juan Bens ley Donald Barbour Helen Martin and Bobby Martin The committee in charge of the contests will continue to register babies up until next Wednesday night when all names must be In to compete for the health awards The festival in which the baby contests are a part will culminate June 26 with presentation of Miss Roanoke The contests are conducted at No 8 South Jefferson street 0 'i AUTOS DAMAGED WHEN TROLLEY HITS CAR Brown '802 Stewart avenue June 27 a girl June Marie Brown Mr and Mrs Saul 917 Taze well avenue June 27 a boy Harold Lawson Saul Mr and Mrs Jones 313 Rus sell street Norwich July 3 a boy John Early Jones 1 Mr and? Mrs Reregoy 306 Luck avenue June 30 a girl Shirley May Mr and Mrs! Spencer 618 Day avenue July 6 a girl Sandra Jean Spencer Mr and Mrs White 23 River land road July 1 Ernestine White Mr and Mrs Wellington avenue June 14 a girl Shirley Ann Starkey SINKING UND ASSETS PUT AT $167905753 OPTOMETRIST 404 South Jefferson St Dial 2 6291 Philip Highfill of Roanoke Son of Mr and Mrs Highfill of 319 Mountain View Terrace yester day was presented a check for $15 representing an award ot the Span ish American War Veterans Depart ment of Virginia for having written the best essay submitted in a state wide contest conducted by the vet erans' organization Announcement that the local boy had won the state contest was made at the recent department encamp ment of the Spanish American War veterans at Alexandria The essay written about the sinking ot the col lier In the mouth of Santiago harbor Cuba during the Spanish American war had already won in the local competition con ducted by the George Bentley Camp No 3 and for which a prize of $10 was awarded As the state winner Highfill will compete next inp the national con test the results ot which will be announced at the national encamp ment to be held at San Antonio Texas in September The winner thus will become the national cham pion essayist and Will receive a prize Of $25 A similar contest is conducted an nually by the Spanish American war veterans the subject for the essay being supplied by the national organ ization The Roanoke winner In the local and state competition is about 17 years old and a student at the Lee Junior high school The check was presented by a committee ot three composed of Dr Gordon Simmons representing the Department of Vir ginia Dr Insley commander of the George Bentley Camp No 3 and Gooch Vaughan member cf the camp and the committee which passed on the various essays sub mitted in the contest Optical Co 30 ranklin Road Medical Arts Bldg JnoMQakey INGQIWUiMnO MORTICIANS ROANOKE VIRGINIA Norfolk July 13 Mayor Smith of Virginia Beach today he was making a personal Investiga tion of charges of gambling in that town following receipt of a letter from Governor Peery Asked when he expected to com plete his investigation the mayor said: "I will make my report to the governor Monday" He declined to say whether the re port would be presented in person by mall or telegraph Mayor Is Reticent Mayor Smith said he started his in vestigation last night but refused to say when It would be completed or what it had disclosed He also de clined to discuss dog racing or the operation of slot machines at Vir ginia Beach Asked if there had been any arrests he said he knew of none He said that Virginia Beach author ities would support the governor in his efforts to enforce the law if vio lations are found Conditions at Virginia Beach were brought to public attention a week ago when Thomas lynn a resi dent of the town wrote to Governor Peery charging that dog racing is being conducted there circum of the laws of Virginia He said he feared the races would at tract an undesirable e'lement to the town Supporters of dog racing retaliated by charging that slot ma chines and other gambling devices are being openly operated and Insist ing that If the law is to be strictly enforced It be enforced impartially Letter Not Disclosed Governor Peery in Richmond yes terday before his departure for Taze well county on vacation declined to give out the text of his letter to Mayor Smith until the latter had an opportunity to reply Mayor Smith today said he was un willing to make the letter public without the consent It Is understood however that rtnvprnnr Peerv asked for an investi gation and report on conditions at Virginia Beach The dog races attracted a large crowd again last night and the situ ation generally was described as "un by visitors at the beach crowd at the races filled every available seat and stood four azid five deep around the track rail 11s tentlng intently as an announcer called out the changing odds on the "option buying" which supporters of the races contend Is within the law (J ROBERT DIVERSIS GIVEN SILVER CUP Washington July 13 Urg ing congress to establish a policy in dependent of White House Senator Metcalfe (R J) today accused President Roosevelt of delib erately sponsoring unconstitutional legislation in an effort to liberalize the constitution Metcalfe pointed particularly to Roosevelt's letter to Representative Hill Republican of Washington of the house ways and means commit tee recommending passage of the Guffey coal bill if Its consti tutionality is doubtful" He said: "Whether or not the executive may wish to lay on the doorstep of the congress the blame for passage of unconstitutional laws in order that the people may become Impressed with the presumed limitations of the constitution and thereby amend It is a matter for grave conjecture "There can be no law of sufficient importance to warrant our Ignoring the Independence of congress we are tne elected representatives of the people and we should repre sent them within the reasonable limitations established by those who founded the government" Warns of Bureaus Metcalfe warned that various law concoctlng bureaus are abrogating the fundamental purpose of congress are he said "the proposition of whether we are to dis charge our responsibilities as an In dependent establishment of the gov ernment or whether we are to be come a voluntary adjunct that branch which was created to admin ister our laws" Metcalfe added: "In other words we are asked not to bear true faith to the constitu tion but to bow to the executive arm of the government in respect to Its demands for action "The duty of the executive as set forth in the constitution Is to report upon the state of the nation and to recommend good "There is law or any There Is no Urging senators to adhere strictly to their oath of office Metcalfe said: "We swore allegiance only to that document (the constitution) and promised to well and faithfully dis charge the duties of our office either in the constitu tion or in the generally accepted re sponslbillties of the senate may be found any Intimation that we are obliged to do the bidding of any other department of the government "On the contrary our oath ot al legiance Is first to the constitution" STRIKE OR MORE PAY Charleston Va July 13 Demanding extra pay for extra work they claim they are forced to do In the finishing rooms 600 employees of the Kelly Axe and Tool Works of the American ork and Hoe Com pany a Cleveland concern today were on strike here Duncan Bruce president of the company declined to comment on the walkout which has been orderly Joe McCarroll negro transient died at Burrell Memorial hospital about 12:35 a today from stab wounds said by police to have been Inflicted during an altercation at 325 irst avenue around midnight The negro police said was stabbed by another negro named Carl McDuffie 35 who was being sought on a charge of murder McCarroll was stabbed in the right chest hospital reports said and had a two lnch wound below the right shoulder He lost considerable blood in the street before being picked up by an ambulance from Oakeys and taken to the hospital McCarroll was registered at the transient bureau for negroes at the shelter at 211 Park street His home address was unknown TAKES OVER COMMAND Bremerton Wash July 13 (P) Vice Admiral William Leahy arriving today from Washing ton became commander of battleships battle force United States fleet He succeeds Rear Admiral Thomas Gravln who has assumed com mand of the 13th naval district and the Bremerton navy yard SERENITY Camp Tree Top local A camp continues in full swing on the hilltop two miles beyond Glenvar as "Pioneer Week" observed by 31 girls came to a close The carnP opened July 3 for its first week perlod and Is headed by Miss Lucille Ladd director Pioneer Week not only encom passed the daily program of swim ming handicraft games stunts campfires in the rock circle or the main lodge but Included several short hikes and a picnic supper in spite of the almost dally thundershowers Originality was demonstrated in gifts exchanged at a "pioneer Christ mas party" all of which were fash ioned from some natural substance found in the woods surrounding camp They ranged from elaborate corsages of wild flowers to a doll made of acorns The final display of pioneer spirit was made Tuesday night in the clos ing ceremonial Although rain pre vented an outdoor campfire the campers held a treasure hunt with a box of marshmallows at the fire place as the goal Each camper con tributed one stone of friendship In building a tiny fort on the hearth Marilyn Johnson ideal camper for the week served as master of cere monies as the week ended with camp songs and a marshmallow toast Tree Top played hostess to Camp Johnson boys A group when the latter hiked over for the campfire Thursday night Both camps presented their own songs and stunts and participated in group singing The camp is supervised by a staff of seven counsellors and a nurse: Miss Ladd director Mrs John A Pack dietitian Miss Sammy Owens nurse Guiliana Nardi Italian ex change student Lois Camden Earline Massey Christine Steele and Ger trude Coddlngton Girls registered for the week of July 10 17 were: rances Campbell Katherine Lawson Betty Jean Dick erson Virginia Houseman Dorothy Gleavcs Dorothy Glotzer Rose Glot zer Lorraine Graham Betty Graves Mary Jane Graves Maria Imlay Marilyn Johnson Elizabeth Lunsford Pai Maddox Mary Stewart Miller Gene Neff Gillett Mingea Ann Mln gea Sara Morgan Emily Ann Moore Rachel Moore Mary Louise McNeil Martha Patterson Esther Reed Gladys Scott rances Tice Berenice Wiley Ellogene Wiley Alice Whit Jane Wood and Emily Wilson Green land The city of Roanoke ended the fiscal year 'With a cash balance of more than $58000 above the figurs carried as an estimate in the city budget for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 according to the financial statement for the month of June which was released yesterday at the office of City Audit or Harry I Yates The statement showed that the treasury balance as of June 30 was $27314924 but on the same day there were warrants totaling $64 86748 which had been Issued by the auditor but not paid by the treasurer Several members of city council felt confident the cash balance at the close of the old year would ex ceed the $150000 carried in the bud get but did not change the figure in order to be on the safe side Camp Laf A Lot Rally To Be Held Tuesday Evening Virginia Beach Mayor Hears rom Peery and Wiil Answer Monday was presented by President A i Needles who said in a short talk that nothing so well illustrates and characterizes the Norfolk and West ern railway "aa the spirit displayed by the employees" During the business session held in conjunction with the outing Carter Of Roanoke chief clerk to the superintendent ot terminals here was elected president of the veterans association to succeed McGee of Philadelphia Other officers elect ed were: Snapp railway agent at Elkton first vice president Ayers of Roanoke general superin tendent of the eastern general di vision second vice president Law rence elty of Abingdon and Ed mund Woody of Simmons Va councillors loyd Chabot of Roanoke as sistant editor of the Norfolk and Western magazlfie is permanent secretary treasurer The nominating committee was composed of James chairman Mastin and Brickey Product of Railroads Dr Dyer said that the modern world with Its great cities factories and organizations of commerce "Is a product in chief of the and that the building of the great railroad system In this country within a few decades together with the rapid development of efficiency in transportation "is beyond the fond est dream of the most optimistic prophets of the past" The founders of our government he continued believed that every citizen "should be free to work out his own life in his own way under his direction without dictation from the government or from any other source so long as he doesn't Infringe on the rights of freedom of others was to protect this Ideal of individual freedom that Is the Very foundation of our Industrial progress that they gave us a constitution The purpose of the constitution was to protect the fundamentals of social progress against the fickleness and stupidity of the crowd stirred and misled by demagogues and superficial reformers" "The relation of the sanctity of property and industrial progress is most vital enormous capital is essential to industrial progress to day and men will not continue to save and Invest their capital In great industrial enterprises without pro tection to their Investments "The idea that capital that is used to finance railroads and many other giant corporations is supplied by the rich is a myth" he declared "It is largely supplied by the poor the most effective way to take us back to the horse and buggy stage is to discount and discourage capital and drive it out of the country Rich Invest Wealth "Practically nil capital privately owned is of necessity dedicated to public service Rich men lock up their wealth in vaults they in vest it In factories and transporta tion systems and give employment to millions and turn over millions to society in taxes each year to pay for our schools and hospitals and char itable institutions "Suppose" he said a group of shallow brained socialists had been wi vsMvtrflv wtntvfivA veara flKO and 444 uw hi had taken Henry profits and nt other successful auto mobile manufacturers under the stupid slogan 'soak the the millions of American people I would today be bumping along over I rocka and holes and pulling through i mud and water In cars ot the early ord type he said "has turned over to the government in taxes enough i to build a concrete highway from the Atlantic to the Pacific and an other from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great He illustrated the philosophy of American freedom and socialism hj comparing the former to an eagle and the latter to an oyster God made the eagle he pitched him out into the world and told him to take care of look to Cbngress don call Births reported to the health de partment during the week of July 6 to July 12 White Mr and Mrs Garber No 1 Box 167 June 25 a girl Mary Catherine Garber Mr ond Mrs Hedrick Blacks burg June 26 a boy James Lupton Hedrick Mr and Mrs Swain Vernon and Dale avenue 3 June 29 a girl Bettie June Swain Mr and Mrs Thornbury 326 Virginia avenue Virginia Heights July 6 a girl Shirley Ann Thorn bury Mr and Mrs Medley 1113 Gilmer avenue July 3 a boy reddie Eugene Medley Mr and Mrs Barbour 76 Bu ford street Norwich July 7 a girl Dollis Jean Barbour Mr and Mrs Moore 82T if teenth street July 9 a boy Douglas Layne Moore Mr and Mrs King 302 Rus sell avenue July 7 a boy Madison loyd King Mr and Mrs Curtis Houseman 710 Murray avenue July 9 twins boy and girl Mr and Mrs Stone No 2 Salem July 6 a girl Norma Gens Stone Mr and Mrs Schilling No 7 Norwich July 3 a girl Edltii Marie Schilling Mr and Mrs Guinn No 2 Box 494 June 25 a boy unanes wintam uumn Mr and Mrs airfax avenue girl Betty Lee Nichols Mr and Mrs Camp Powhatan passed all require ments satisfactorily yesterday dur ing the annual inspection by execu tlve board members of the Roanoke Boy Scout council according to In formation received yesterday The board held its July meeting at camp The following had signed up for the meeting at 1:30 yesterday afternoon: A Smythe president of council Rev A Lambert McQullkin Greenwood camping committee chairman Cross of Salem Patterson Jamison A Weicker and A Kerns The camp was Inspected on 12 ait ferent phases camp site building and equipment leadership and per sonnel swimming and waterfront protection fire protection water supply: sanitation medical care and records menu and food supply food preparation and serving program ad vancement and leadership training financial and business management In connection with the afternoons program a water pageant wf at the camp pool In honor of King Neptune" who emerged from the pool and watched the proceedings from a float The acquatlc events Including dem onstrations of life saving under water swimming and other types swimming and diving The pageant will be repeated to day for the benefit of camp visitors Andrew Williams colored of Bed ford county suffered injuries re garded as serious when struck by an automobile at Ninth avenue and Peach road late last night It was reported by police At Burrell Memorial hospltal where he was taken for treatment attend ants said the patient was uncon scious when admitted and that he may have suffered a serious head in jury: He also suffered abrasions about the body and head Billy Barnett colored of 830 Eighth avenue said by police to have been driver of the machine which struck Williams was arrested by Pa trolmen Webb and Klrk ner on charges of reckless driving and speeding 0 NEGRO TRANSIENT ATALLY STABBED An application for $28000 which would be spent on park improve ments most of them in the newest parks ishbum and Wasena with rustic shelters bridges walk ways benches rest rooms tennis courts and Dutch ovens will be for warded to the Richmond office of the Virginia emergency relief admin istration Monday It was said yes terday The area projects officer Nugent said the application is be ing prepared He stated also that approval had been given for an al location of $2800 for a concrete apron 100 by 100 feet at the mu nicipal airport and for an asphalt runway 250 by 100 feet unds for laying 7000 feet of curb and gutter and 7000 feet of sidewalk at Vin ton and a like amount at Salem have also been allocated In addi tion 800 feet of sidewalk is to be built along Williamson road City officials conferred about the park project a week ago A 90 foot dam in ishburn park to Increase the size of the small lake and a parking lot are among omer provements contemplated I NEGRO IS INJURED WHEN HIT BY AUTO ORESEE NO CHANGE IN GARDEN PROGRAM Although local VERA officials have not yet ascertained what detailed changes if any are contemplated in the setup of the Works Progress Ad ministration the belief was ex pressed yesterday that no change vUI be made in the subsistence garden program which is being carried out here under the direction of Mrs Lanford The garden director said that she expects her program to be continued possibly again next year about in the same way It is now being con ducted This summer the second since the program was Instituted there are 338 gardens planted by persons on the relief rolls In Roanoke city The number of the gardens this year is smaller than last because Mrs Lanford said the garden seed were not available without cost this stimmer Instead under the work re lief program It was required that all persons wanting garden seed must do a certain amount of labor to ob tain them 1 The gardens have been planted on comparatively small patches of ground available In back yards but they are expected to produce a con siderable supply of vegetables for canning purposes It was said Mrs Lanford will conduct a canning demonstration on Monday morning In the old Gregory school for colored persons and in addition will visit various homes to Instruct the garden growers In the art ot canning She is aided In the garden work by two "white collar" assistants Ask $28000 rom VERA To Improve New Parks On Buying Ivey manager of Thurman and Boone company is In Grand Rapids Mich on a buying trip Wal ker Nelms drapery buyer is in New York attending the drapery show and buying new fall merchandise Missionary To Speak Miss rances Hester of Patrocinio Brazil will speak at the West End Presbyterian church at 8 this evening Her subject will be Mission in Brazil" Music will be furnished by a choral club from the College Lutheran church in Salem Ellis Junior Band Will Give Concert Here Next Sunday A Joiqt service sponsored by Greene Memorial and Trinity Methodist churches and St Mark's Lutheran church will be held this evening at 7 o'clock at Highland park Dr Luther Sieber pastor ot St will deliver the sermon which will be on the subject "Sea sons of the Soul" The Roanoke Community band win give a concert preceding the service beginning at 6:45 o'clock A male quartet will sing Roanoke Youth Is Awarded $1500 or Best Essay Roanoke will have an opportunity next Sunday evening to hear the Elks Junior band of Chattanooga Tenn one of the outstanding musical organizations of the country when It gives a concert on the lawn In front of the Elks club at Jef ferson street and Tazewell avenue The band composed of boys of grammar and high school age will arrive here Saturday night and go to the Elks National Home at Bed ford Sunday afternoon for a concert returning here in the evening The itinerary brings them here from Huntington Va and takes them to Bristol from Roanoke The organization Is leaving Co lumbus today where It has been attending the annual meeting of the Grand Lodge in the final parade it was selected to head the lorida section as a tribute to Gov ernor David Sholtz on whose staff Turley manager of the band Is a colonel and Major Hob day director is a major Traveling nearly 50000 miles the band has appeared in many states and large cities of the country in cluding New York Washington Phila delphia Baltimore Detroit Atlanta and New Orleans It gave eight con certs at the Hall of Science during the Century of Progress at Chicago In 1933 At Bedford the boys will find two men who were members of the Chat tanooga lodge when the band was organized They are James Reed and Edward McCann the latter an old time professional musician BOY SCOUT CAMP PASSES ALL TESTS 10 1 Treasury or Mold tnmbulahceServiM if' r'.

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