Martinsville Bulletin from Martinsville, Virginia (2024)

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1954 MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN, MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA: 10 Defendants Convicted In Patrick Court STUART-Ten defendants were in the Wednesday mornconviction of Patrick County Trial Justice Court. 4, Alvin Hall, of Claudville. was fined $75 and costs and given al BULLETIN BRIEFS Continued From Page 1 Farmers night will be observed by the Martinsville Kiwanis club tonight when the club, in bi-weektv dinner meeting at the Club Marfinique, will be host to a group of 35 Henry, county farmers. The be in charge of the program, agriculture committee, headed by Thomas J. Burch.

Meeting Notices The last quarterly conference of Memorial Methodist church, Collinsville, will be held at 7:30 to- W. night Mann at said today. All members are the church. Rev. invited to attend.

Assault Trial Farmer Begins 53-year-old farmer of the in- Ridgeway County area Circuit went on Court trial today! charge of telonious assault against a 70-year-old neighbor. Leonard DeHart, the defendant. is Wilson charged during altercation over with: assaulting Jesse. the curing of tobacco on the Wil.son farm. DeHart was tenant on this farm last October when the fracas occurred.

Wilson claimed. that: he. struck on the head with rocks and severely iniured. DeHart struck contend- A ed that. Wilson's head piece of concrete when he fell during A scuffle.

Yesterday a jury in the local court freed Grady Mullins, Stanleytown, of a charge of felt onious assault against Buford Craighead. The charge against Mullins, a Negro, was struck with a board as the two men were working at the plant of the Stanleytown Fur-! niture company. Church To Hold Singing Meet The Church of God of Prophecy will hold a singing convention of 7 p. Saturday, April 24. spiritual hymns at the church at Preston Graham is sponsor of the service.

Music will be furnished by him and Johnnie Adams, and Gene Phillips, will pianist. The church choir also sing special hymns. Singing groups from other churches also are expected to participate in the service. The church is located at the corner of Figsboro and York St. Dance Ticket Sale Opens Today Tickets will go on sale today for the Dean Hudson dance here Friday, April 30.

The dance will be held at Martinique under the joint sponsorship of the, Virginia Lambda and Exemplar Chapters of Beta The dance will begin at Sigma Phi Sorority, 9 p. m. at the Club Martinique and continue until 1 a. m. Tickets may be purchased from any member of the sorority or at Patterson's, fa*gg's.

and Club Martinique. Arrangements also are being made for tickets to be sold in neighboring communities. Proceeds from the dance will he used by the two groups for ing the civil and charitable, projects dur- Virginia Orchestra Will Play Here The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will play at the Martinsville High School auditorium on Monday, May 17. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. and a program featuring various types of music has been planned.

The 65-piece orchestra is under the direction of William Haaker. Tickets will go on sale in the near future. The band also will present a concert in the Drewry Mason High School auditorium the afternoon of its night concert in Martinsville. Colored News The Axton Stars, gospel singers, will present a music program at. the Baldwin's Gymtorium, April 24 at 8 p.

m. The nation's No. 1 singer's. The Golden Gates, will sing at the Baldwin's Gymtorium, Sunday, May 16, at 3:30 p. m.

Dinner The Blue Ridge Council Boy Scouts of America, 'Southern Division, will hold the Annual Appreciation Dinner. the New Paradise Inn, Tuesday, May 4, at 7:30 p. m. Man Gets Tax Refund After 29-Day Tussle OMAHA (AP)-James P. Davies is near his $17 tax refund after a 29-day tussle with county red tape.

It all. started when Mrs. Davies paid the taxes on the family car while Mr. Davies was out of town. Later Davies paid the same taxes when Mrs.

Davies was out. of town When they compared notes, set out to get back the extra, $17 they had paid. For hours he toured county offires moving from the treasurer the assessor to the County Board. Now the latter has apvroved a refund. 60-day conditionally suspended jail sentence for driving after his operator's license had been revoked.

a second offense after his operator's nicendriving been revoked, he was fined $75 and costs, and given a conditionally Obituaries WILLIAM E. PILSON STUART Funeral services for William Edgar Pilson, 20, of Buffalo Ridge, who was killed Monday afternoon in a highway accident near Buffalo Ridge, will be held Sunday at 2 at the Sycamore Baptist Church in charge of Rev. Miller. Burial will be in the Woolwine Methodist Church are Cemetery. Surviving his parents.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar G. Pilson. of Butfalo Ridge and sisters, Mrs.

Willa Mitchell. of Baltimore, land Mrs. March Warner, of Montercy. MRS. MARY JANE SHIVLEY Mrs.

Mary Jane Shivley. 72. of Ferrum died Wednesday in a Rocky Mount hospital. Surviving are two sisters. Mrs.

Jennie Shively. of Ferrum and Mrs. Ruth Rose. Covington; eight brothers C. Scott.

T. H. Scott, both of Ferrum: W. P. Scott.

V. C. Scott: both of Vinton: J. P. Scott.

G. J. Scott. T. E.

Scott. all of Roanoke. and G. R. Scott, of Price.

N. C. Funeral and burial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Maple Grove church, near Ferrum. P.

H. COUSINS P. H. Cousins. 79-vear-old farmer of the Callands community, died Wednesday night at his home, following a heart attack.

He was a member of County Line Christian church, near Mountain Valley, Surviving are his widow. Mrs. Lelia Woodall Cousins: four daughters. Mrs. Garnett Finney.

Mrs. Bruce Merricks. Mrs. Ezra Marlowe and Mrs. Kelley Rigney; and four Herman, Frank and Harry Cousins, all of Callands.

and F. R. Cousins, of Danville. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m.- Friday from the home, with burial to follow in the family cemetery, near Callands, RICHARD E. JARRETT Richard Edgar (Edd) Jarrett, 74.

died at his home in Bassett at 8:15 this morning. He had been in declining health for several vears. Mr. Jarrett was the son of the late George and Josie Pritchett Jarrett, of Henry County. His wife.

Mrs. Mollie Cardwell Jarrett, died in 1941. He was a prosperous dairyman and farmer but poor health forced him to retire several years ago. He wash member of the Pleasant Grove Christian Church Dick Bell Lodge Knight: of Pythias in Bassett. The hour and date for funeral services have not been set the burial service will be held in Roselawn Burial Park.

Mr. Jarrett is survived by four sons, Morton Jarrett, of Collinsville. Eldon Jarrett of the home. William H. of Bassett and David Jarrett serving with the Seabees in Honolulu: eight daughters, Mrs, Rudisill- and Mrs.

W. F. Richey of Thomasville, N. Mrs. R.

G. Rimer and Mrs. M. A. Nester of Collinsville.

Mrs. C. G. Williams of Washington, D. Miss Julia Jarrett of the home, Mrs.

Bill Carter and Mrs. B. W. Setliff of Bassett: two brothers, M. H.

Jarrett of Ashland, Ky. and W. Henry Jarrett of Collinsville; one sister, Jim sett; 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. WALTER E. BRYANT Funeral services were held at 2 p.m.

Wednesday at the Town Creek Primitive Baptist Church for Walter E. Bryant. 79. of Henry. who died Sundav afternoon at Martinsville General Hospital.

Services were conducted by Elder Randolph Perdue and Elder P. Ingram. Burial followed in the church cemetery where the Masons were in charge. Pallbearers. members of the Norfolk and Western section crew.

were Tom Davis. O. H. Prillaman. Carl Bullock.

Penn Saul. Jake Naper. Grover Saul. Percy Cox and J. W.

Brvant. Mr. Bryant is survived bv his wife. five sons. two daughters.

four sisters. 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. School Closed For Half Day. (Continued from Page 1). Stuart, carrying gallons of water in three huge drums on each trip.

tr The water is being unloaded into storage basin built alongside the dry well by Mr. Hairfield and flows by gravity to the school a half mile to the northwest. Water is also supplied in the same manner to six residences in the village. This process is a slow and arduous one, however. And only about A third of the water needed is being provided.

The truck drivers making the trip say the distance for each haul is 12 miles, making the round trip 24 miles. The well, which (ailed over the -end, was drilled in 1931 and a two horsepower pump was unable to draw any water. Law said the new well will be drilled in the vicinity of the old one and will -probably be deeper, 2 Marriage Permits Issued By County Clerk 'Two marriage licenses were issued Wednesday at the office of John H. Matthews, Henry County Circuit Court Clerk. They went to Charles Buddy Hillman, of Bridgeport.

Emma Della Mims, of Bassett: Henry Hullins Penn, and Ida Bell Dodson, both of RFD 2, Ridgeway. suspended jail sentence of 60 days. Hall was also fined $20 and costs. on a charge. of reckless driving.

Frank Newton Light, of Meadow's of Dan, was fined $75 and costs land given a 60-day tionally suspended jail sentence on charge of driving after his operator's license had been, revoked. The court also revoked the suspension of a 6 month jail sentence, imposed on the defendant on June 30, 1951 because he violated the terms of the suspension. Judge Williams ordered however, that after Light had served 60 days of the sentence, the remaining 4 months would be dismissed. Arthur Sigur Coleman, of Rt. 1, Spencer, and Daniel Luster Deal, of Patrick Springs, were each fined $15 and costs on charges of driving motor vehicles without operator's Ralph William Strader, of Bluefield, was fined $50 and costs -on a speeding charge.

His operSator's license was suspended for a period of 10 days. William -Edward -Hagwood, of: Critz. was fined $50 costs for displaying and representing as his own. his brother's operator's license. A charge of driving after revocation of his operator's, license was -prossed at the request of the commonwealth's attorney since a the Division of Motor Vehicles revealed that his operator's license had been restoredon John Eoyd; of Meadows of Dan, was convicted on a.

morals charge and wat: fined and costs and given a 60 conditionally suspend ml jail sentence. A Meadows of Dan juvenile W'AS also convicted on morals charge and was fined $30 and costs. Youth Forum Slated Today At High High School's last Youth Forum will be presented the school auditorium at 7:30 this evening. A panel of 12 persons will discuss Boy-Girl Relationships. Student panelists will be Gail Criss.

Ann Minter, Rip Moser. Carolyn Evans. Vladimir. Yeftstig and Jimmie Rutledge. Adult panelists will be Mrs.

Jeter Grogan, Mrs. M. L. Carper. Miss Dolores Hoback, the Rev.

William Kinser. Chester Lane and A. D. Hodges. Tony Blake will moderate the panel.

The forum series was begun several months ago under the direction of H. Felix Sanders. member of the faculty at the school. Since that time, student and adult panelists have discussed such problems as 'How Shall We Plan Our Futures. Relationships" "Teenage Driving." "Ly.

ing. Cheating and Stealing." and "Teenage Problems in Democratic The first of the forums was not open to the public but the public has been invited to discussions held including the one scheduled for tonight. The forum was instituted Sanders said to help students discover and solve their problems. to give them experience and training in platform techniques. to help them solve the problem of finding wholesome, interesting, things promote to better the eve- miltual understanding of each other by parents and students.

Local Man Fined For Drunk Driving Nine cases were disposed of in Martinsville Trial Justice court today, including the conviction of A motorist on driving drunk charges. E. Finley. local resident, was fined $200 and costs and his driver's permit revoked for 12 months. for driving drunk.

Finley was arrested two weeks ago by city poI lice on the charge. The defendant noted an appeal to city circuit court and furnished bond for his release until the July session of the local higher court. Cecil E. Rakes, convicted of resisting arrest, was fined $100 and costs. On additional charges of being drunk and creating A disturbance, the defendant was fined $30 and costs.

Rakes noted an appeal in each case to city circuit court and posted necessary bond. for his release, pending trial in the higher court. James (Moon) Hairston WAS taxed the court costs on charge of assaulting Marie King. Both are Negroes. William.

H. Lackey was treed of charges of reckless driving. James H. Hale was assessed $20 and costs and his permit suspendled for: 10 days after his conviction on reckless driving charges. Three persons were fined $10 and costs each on drunk charges.

Ministers Meet Slated Here The Trinity Triends Church, Summitt will be host to the annual Ministers Conference of the Friends Church, May 4-6. More than 80 ministers and their wives from several states are expected to attend the conference here. Prinicpal speakers will be Dr. Charles De Vol, instructor Marion College, Marion, and Dr. Walker Williams, of Damascus, general superintendent of the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends.

DeVol, who' holds a Ph. D. degree in botany is one of the leading authorities in the nation on Oriental ferns: He is former missionary to China. He will speak at 11 a.m., May 5 and 6 and at 7:30 p.m., May 4-6. These sessions will be open to the general public.

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