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The Roanoke news. (Weldon, N.C.) 1867-1989, September 13, 1917, Image 3

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Get Your Exhibits Ready •OCTOJ5KR 2, 3, 4,5,1917/ Special Prizes offered for North Carolina Products, to citizens of Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax and Wilson counties. Write to C. R. HORNE, Sec’y, Rocky Mount, N. C. lor full information. A Big Fair! Excellent Free Attractions! Fine Horse Racing. THE ROANOKE NPA\ J, .1 It ANsociati* i:iiiinr TiiiinnAv, Sept. 1.1, NOTICb There will be a rcKului cciiivncii lion ol Roanoke ('hapicr SI H A. M. in Masonic Hull, every HrM and iliird Wednesday evenings. A. B, Stainback, Sec y. LOCAL INT|LLIOE^'" ~ Cool nighis and warm days. The turnip crop is doing Kne. Vacaiion is over—now for work This is (he Hrsc monih for oys lers. The school bells are ringini; again. Now sweei potatoes are on the inarkei. Now for the delicious scupper- nong grapes. Mr. Donald Daniel left Thursday For Chapel Hill. Coiion will soon begin lo open on thellighi land. Mr. Norment Smith spent Satur day in Richmond. It begins to look like we are to have an early Fall. Mr. Augustus Travis leFt Thurs day for Chapel Hill. Postmaster D. T. Clark spent Friday in Kichinond. Mr, Stanford Travis left lust week for Chapel Hill. No woman who carries a watch is sure that it is correct. Miss Mary Shepherd, oF Rich mond, is here on a visit. Mr. Eugene Daniel, oF Peters- burg, spent Sunday here. Dr. W. J. Ward and Master David, spent Monday in Enfield. Capt. J. S. Barr and daughter, Miss Eleanor, spent Fridayin Nor- Folk. Mr. Charles Allen left last week for Raleigh to enter A, & H, Col lege. Mr. and Mrs R. C. Cornwall are visiting relatives in Morehead City. Rev. L. E. Thompson spent a ilew days in Richmond, Va., last week. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Parber re- iiurned home Friday From a trip jiorth. Miss Cora Wrighi, of Durham, IS visiting her sister, Mrs. S. B. Pierce. Mr. Louis Daniel left last week to enter the A. & E. College at Raleigh. Miss Mary Stringer returned this week from a visit to friends in Norfolk. Some men who believe in the division of labor let their wives do iiie rest. Mr. Blackwell Pierce left last week to enter the A. & E. College :ai Raleigh. Dr. R. P. Morehead returned l-riday from a business trip to Balti more, Md. Miss Katrine Wiggins left for Charlotte where she will enter Queen's College. Miss Virginia House who has bien visiting relatives in Newbern, h IS returned home. Mr. William B. Josephson has returned home from a visit to the n >rthern markets. Mr. A. F. Stainback, of New York State, spent a few days in Weldon last week. Miss Mary Ellen Travis return ed home Saturday From a visit to Friends in Greenville. Messrs. Clyde and Meade Shep- h.-rd, oF Richmond, Va., are visi- t >rs in Weldon this week. rrimmed hats are booked to re turn and trimmed husbands will FuSow as ^miller of course. Miyot' Green and Mr. H. L. Grant k*ve returned home 'fi'om > Hwbifi trip lu Norfolk. Mr. A. s. Sulnback reiurned Jioioe Friday from i trip ^ Wash ington and odier poian Mhk, Mr. (ieorge Smith has reiurned home from a trip north. Mr. E. B. Emory, of Salem. Va., spent several days here Iasi week. Miss Eiizaheih Allen, of Waynes- ville, has been spending a few days in Weldon Mr W. L. Stainback and daugh ter, Miss Eva, of Greensboro, were visitors here this week. Miss Willie Black Musgrove re turned huine this week from a visit til reliitives in Goldsboro. Mrs. I. B. Green and Master John Collins Green,reiurned home Sunday from a visit to Florida. I’rof. L W. Pearson, of Dudley, uriivcd Saturday to accept a posi- tiiiii in the Weldon High School. Mr. G. S. Kennard spent sever al days in Baltimore and Washing ton, D. C'., during the pa.si week. Misses Kate and Caroline Dan iel have returned home from a visit to relatives in Petersburg,Va. Mrs. Eva Bishop and daughter. Miss Virginia, reiurned Monday from a visit to relatives in Norfolk, Va. Miss Mary Knight, of Durham, has arrived in the city to accept a position in the Weldon Graded Schools. Miss Maud Harris, of Garys, burg, has arrived in town to ac cept a position in the Weldon Pub lic School. Mrs. R. O. Edwards and grand daughter, Miss Margaret Garrett, of Wilmington, are visiting rela tives here. Miss Bernice Haynie, of Balti more, arrived Monday to be with Mrs. P. A. Lewis during the com ing season. Supt. and Mrs. W. C. Allen re turned to Weldon Friday after spending a pleasant vacation at Waynesville. Miss Elizabeth Grant, of North ampton county, has been spending a Few days with her cousin. Miss Hazel Grunt. This is an excellent season to have that cemetery square cleaned. Contributions will be gladly accept ed for this cause. Mrs. J. A. Harris and daughter, Miss Virginia, who have been vis iting relatives in Seaboard, have returned home. Miss Ruth Clark left Friday For Battleboro where she has accepted a position as teacher in the high school of that city. Mrs. Hawes Coleman and son, Master Hawes, oF Richmond,spent a Few days here with friends dur ing the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Chadwick, of Washington, D. C , spent a few days here during the past week the guests of relatives. Miss Carrie Lee Pugh, of Ala bama, arrived last week to take charge of the music department of the Weldon High School. Misses Ruth Dickens, of Enfield, and Mildred Campbell, of Halifax, have returned home after spending a few days with Mrs. Joe Dickens. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Knight re turned home during the past week from a delightful vacation spent at the White Sulphur Springs, ,West Virginia. The Good Book tells us that Satan is to be loosed for a thousand years. But what we'd like to know, however, is how long the old duck has been loose. At the time of going to press preparations are being made for the Shepherd-Morehead wedding at the Baptist church. We will have a full account in our next issue. When you dream of your work and worry over it, it is time for you to take a vacation. Don't think you can’i alford it. It is cheaper and belter for you to take it now than to take a longer en forced leave of absence later. The so-called equinoctial storm is due pretty soon, but scieniiflc men say that there is no such a thing. Strange that we always talked about it and saw it and lost our uinbrclld in ii, and then lo And out there w»s no such a siorm. NEI-DED IMPHUVBMKNT. With much pleasure we note the improvement of the A. C. L. cros.sing at Fir.",i .street. This boarded crossing noi only adds to the appearance to our street but insures safety also. COLORED SCHOOL OPENINU. The Colored Graded School will begin its fall session on Mon day, Sept. 17th, 1917. Patrons of the school are requested to have their children present on the date mentioned above. PURCHASES HOME Mr. W. B. Lawson, our genial ticket agent atthe union station,has purchased the house and lot ol Mr. J. T. Pope, on Cedar street. This piece of property is a desirable one and Mr. Lawson will greatly im prove it before moving in. EXAMINATION. The United States Civil Service Commission has announced an ex amination to be held at Thelma, N. C.. on October 12, 1917, as a re suit of which it is expected to make certification to fill a vacancy in the position of fourth class postmaster at Thelma, N. C. ORPHAN’S CONCERT. Quite a nice size audience wit nessed the concert rendered here Friday night in the opera house by the Orphan class of ihe Odd Fel- low.s’ Orphanage of Goldsboro. The play was delightfully rendered and those in charge should be greutly complimented. TO BE DISCONTINUED. It was decided last week in Ral eigh, by those in authority, that the best means of lessening the pjs.senger service ol the S. A. L., was 10 discontinue trains Nos. 19 and 20, between Weldon and Nor- lina. It is said that train between these points has never paid. CEMETERV IMPROVEMENT. A much needed pharse of work has been begun in Cedarwood cemetery. Some of our citizens have had several squares cleaned up, and the driveway cleaned of brush. This work should be car ried on right now, as labor is easy to obtain. So a word to the wise is sufficient. SCHOOL OPENINQ. The Weldon Graded School opened its fall session Tuesday, Sept. II, the total enrollment being about .)00. A great many of the patrons of the school were present at the opening exercises which were conducted by the pastors of the various churches in Weldon. The session bids fair to be a very suc cessful one. VACATION DAYS OVER. Tuesday marked the opening of school, the end of the play and the beginning of another year of work. Summer visitors are returning home and the restlessness which seems to seize us during the warm weather settles into the content ment of routine wor,k. We can all breath a sigh of relief that the great educational system of our community has begun to turn again. PASSING THROUQH. Three troop trains passed throuKli last week over the S. A. L. en route to Anniston, Ala. The Em poria Independent, speaking of the soldier boys, says : “Quite a large delegation went over to Weldon to say farewell to the boys as they passed through. Tliere were three sections, totaling ,S7 cars, it being past midnight when the last passed. Those thai went over, however, were game, ard waited until the last section to give the soldier boys soineihing good to eat." DID THEIR DUTV WELL. It appears that the local exemp tion board of this county did their work well, at least the district board hasn't done much reversing. The local board was, of course, handicapped in some instances where people well known wanted exemption. But It remembered its oath; it knew its duty and pro ceeded along judicial lines. There fore the board is to be congratula ted upon the work they have dune so far. It is a mistalce to forget a favor. HI.^E WEDNESDAY MORNINQ. Fire coinpk'tcly destroyed the warehouse of the Shaw Cotton Mills, in South Weldon, Wednes day morning about I MS a. m. HALL MILLINERY Ladies Hats, nice line of Gage hats, all the Velvets and Velours, in the popular shades—taupe and purple. Come in and inspect my stock before buying elsewhere. Miss Annie MtinuN, Rosemary, N. C MEETINQ TO COMMENCE. A protracted meeting will begin in the Baptist church in Halifax on the 5th Sunday in this month at 11 o'clock. The pastor will be aided by Rev. R. F. Staples, of Emporia, Va. Public cordially invited to attend these services. THE RED CROSS. The Red Cross headquarters have been moved to the Daniel building. We now occupy the old A. C. House Lumber Co.'s office. We are busy making hospital supplies. We begin knitting in a few days. All ladies who can take pan in this work come to the of fice Friday afternoon. We meet every Friday afternoon at 4:00 o’clock. The War Relief Fund is now due. Please see Mr. R. S. Travis, treasurer, at the Weldon Bank and Trust Co. SPRIQHTLY SPARKS. A girl's watch is usually more ornamental than useful. This world is willing to tolerate a lazy man who has money. The man who is near the bottom of the ladder hasn't far to fall. When a woman is unwilling to talk she has nothing whatever to (ell. The man who lives in the past carries his headlight on the wrong end. Many of us choose notoriety now rather than fame when we are dead. Success is merely a matter of doing the right thing at the right time. Why doesn't some genius start a correspondence school of expe rience? It takes a lot of courage to ena ble a woman to admit that she is homely. Look at the Foundation oF the ladder of fame before attempting to climb it. As a matrimonial prize a homely girl makes good more often than a pretty one. It is just as well to look out for the man who is always looking out for himself. A man thinks he's just as good as anybody when he goes to church in the rain. When a girl shows a young man a picture of herself she expects him to ask for it. A woman isn't satisfied if her husband's life is an open book— unless it is a checkbook. Many a good woman thinks she has discharged her duty to her husband by praying for him. As long as the earth is inhabited men and women will continue to stir up trouble for each other. If men were compelled to prac tice what they preach most of them would give up preaching. This is difficult for a woman : I'o believe the nice little things she tells other, women about her hus band. On the 25th of September, the Neuse River Association will meet in the 1st Baptist church of Wel don, of which Rev. J. W. Faulk is pastor. This is a large body of Christian men and women, num bering about 600. On account of the high cost of everything to eat, and the large number of people to care for, we are compelled to call upon our white friends for help, and we beg you in the name oFthe Lord, to aid us in this worthy un dertaking. We will be very thank ful for money, or anything from a herring to a ham, or from a potato to a cabbage. We have secured the colored Odd Fellows' Hall for a commissary, and Rev. J. W. Faulk and Mr. C. P. Anthony will be on hand the 21st, 22nd and 24th to receive contributions at this hall. Flour, lard, meal, meat, sugar and coPee are among the things most needed in large or small quantities. We expect to feed most of the folks at this hall. Those oF you who will not find it convenient to send what you may give to the hall, a committee will wait upon you and thankfully re ceive your contribution. A list of donors and what they give will be accurately kept. We have never appealed to our white friends in vain, and as this is a laudable pur pose, we believe you will respond generously. Special Commjttee — B. F. Hawkins, June Long, Tom Dan iel, A. Drewry, C. P. Anthony, Ned Eppes, R, J. Perry. W. S. Miller. K. C. Blark, J. H. Boyd. J. W. Faulk, Pastor. J. H. Boyd, C erk. I WEIDON 33 YEARS AQO™]' prom the Roanoke News, Sept 6, 1884 Mr. J. L. Bass killed a mad dog in town yesterday. Col. Burton's speech at Grove Hill was highly complimented. Mr. Waller E. Daniel will speak at Garysburg next Saturday. *** Miss Jessie Stainback who has been visiting friends and relatives in Petersburg, Va., returned home Thursday. *** The position of music teacher at Central Institute for young la dies has been tendered to Miss M. M. Yates, of Greensboro. We note of late that counterfeit dimes are getting quite numerous in this section. Miss Cookie Pierce's school commenced Monday. S'* The finest cotton we have seen for many years is at Day's & Roads and belongs to Dr. I. E. Green. *** We learn that Ex-Sheriff New born, colored, was nominated for the Senate from the district com posed of Northampton and Bertie counties. We hope that high-toned gentleman. Captain Mason, will be elected. *** Mr. J. W. Briggs, of the Dan ville Times, spent a few days in town last week visiting friends. Capt. W. H. Smith had charge of the Scotland Neck branch a few days last week. *** W. W. Long, Esq., of Warren, has been appointed Chief Mar shall of the next fair, and a good one he will make. On Thursday last at the resi dence of J. J. Goodwyn the bride's uncle in this county, by the Rev. W. L. Cunninggim, Miss Willie Goodwyn, of Petersburg, Va., to Mr. Thomas Bain, of Richmond, Va. Why Not Get Youk Pupils TO Sign This?—1 want to help make our town a better place in which to live and to this end I I promise to the best of my ability: j 1.—I will help you to clean up yards, streets and alleys. 2.—I will plant flower seeds, j bulbs, vines, shrubbery, etc. I 3.—1 will help to make a garden and keep the yard in good condi-1 tion. 4.“I promise not to deface lences ; or buildings; neither will I scatter : paper or rubbish in public places. ! ■S.—1 will not spit upon the floor 1 of any building. | b.—I will try to infiuence others I to help to keep our town clean. 7.—I will protect birds and ani- , mals anO all property belonging to | others. ! 8.—I will promise to be a true,! loyal citizen. I may not be able to do all these I things, but I will do as much as 1 | can to help our town and commu nity.—Philippine Education. Advertised Letters. — The following is a list of letters remain ing ‘‘uncalled for" in the Weldon posioffice; Purdie Holmes. 5. L. Keeter. Ora Newell. Persons calling for above letters will please say “advertised," giv ing date of advertising. D. T. Clark, P. M., Weldon, N. C. Sept. 10, 1917. Buy Now and Save Money On a Hudson Super-Six Over 50 makes have already ativanceU In price. Hudsons, too must cust mure. Nearly every make of car, except the Hudson, has lately increased in price. (^ars that sold at $ 1200 and $ I -100 now cost about as much as a Super-Six. Since January, 51 makers of automobiles have announced price increases amounting to $100 to $700. The necessity of buying materials on today’s mar ket has forced these increases. Steel costs five times as much as it did at ihe be ginning of the war. Cotton, rubber—all items that enter into the manufacture of an automobile—now cost more than ever before. Hudsons will cost more when the present stock of materials, bought last year at lower prices, is ex- jhausted. There is no way of avoiding it. The price advantage that other cars once held no longer exists. Hudson has been the most wanted car, regardless of price, li w ill be more popular than ever now ihai cheaper cars have advanced in price. We know ihc number of cars from present materi al supplies that we are to get. Ai the rate of present sales present prices cannot be continued long. Some models will he advanced in price within one month. Now is the lime lo gel a Hudson Super-Six. Have its use the remainder of the summer and throughout the fall. Save ihe money that delay will necessi tate your paying tor a Hudson. Barnes & Gregory, Distributors for Halifax, Nurthainptun and Warren Counties. WELDON, North Carolina. Clearance of All Summer Goods We have marked for quick mov ing several lots of good merchan dise that means dollars of saving to the lucky purchaser. S5.75 One Lot Kool Cloth and Palm Beach Suits at One l.ot Klee & Hutchins Shoes in blacks and tans that sold for $6 at $3.50 Ladles Whjte Skirts done up in (cood styfe at 95c. Women’s and Children’s White Canvas Shoes at Lot Shirts to choose at Odds and Hnds from $1 and $| SO lines 65 C. W ith Ihe above is included a lot o( Dry Goods. Colored Li Waists. Btc. Come In and let us show you how we have ir ubie Koods to make room for the new fall k^o^s. .Ol.H AGENT lit' i; wns and Voiles. SkirtinKS, Shirt irked down our stock of season- l:lln lilNS The Store F iratueed BOB! 1-hUft'TKi-i''''"'rT'•*r7'T-' ^F"'' i" R\("lUsIV1 h <) K Freedom exists only in our minds; no man is free. Shoes! - Sloes! The Latest Engllth Patterns—« style for every taste. Also a com pute line ot Children’s SkuHers. To be convinced call and Inspect my Fall and Winter Stock. ELECTRIC SHOE REPAIHINGSHOP. Ail Shoes repaired promptly and at reasonable prices. WfcLDON SHOE STORf, L, KITTNBR, Prop, opposite Bostoffioe, WELDON, S.C. The Marinon Car $3100 The Haynes CarJ$1595 The Inter-State Car $955 A N .l> The Smith Form A Ti uck $350 And a Ford or any other engine For Halifax, Northampton, Bertie and Hertford Counties ■•“AT V(3l H SKUVICh:^ F . S. F I S O N . First Street, WELDON, N. C. T II K BSTABLISHHD 1892. Capital asd kphs, $60,000. WE INVITE YOUR AQCOIJNT. 4* PAID ON SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. '. K. tlANtEL, PMSHIDBNT. J. o. drake, ’ SulMcrllM to Tkc Roanok* N*wa. Only $1.50 per year In Advance. Ailvcrttoinc Ratu Reasonable. Notice of Sale. Hy Virtue of thi‘power cunferrej up- n mt* in a <lee«l of truHt cxocuted on April 9, bv II. K. Chappell and ttitu'happell, liiH wile, and recorUeU I tlio Ki>KlMtry of Halifax county, in Uierem secured, I will < Monday, September 24th, 19I7« ul 1- o'clt)ck M.. oH»*r fur Halo at public auction to the liigheMt bidder for catsh at thi* court house door in Halifax, N. ('., llie undivided one^tliird int(>re8t uf H. K. Chappell, as tenant in commoM with ICdward ('happen and utbera, ia and to that tract or parcel of land situ ate ill FaucrttH townKhip, Halifax coun ty. N. C!,, adjonun(f the landH of 0« horue ’I'oney. Captain llawkiuH and othei8, hounded and ilet<(>ril)ed as ful- lows, to-wit: On the noith by the Kob ercton tract; on the Houth by the lan<l« of (>ni)orni< Toney and Nance Greeo; on the ea8l by the public road; and on the west by the branch: suppoHed to contain aboat one hundred, eighty-four and oui«- half (IMi) acres, and known as the K .• ward Chi^peUfarm, aud iieiagthe t-lru- tical ttaet of laad purchased by Edward Chappell. 8r., H. L. chap^i, aad tkt’ ^ ward Chappell, Jr., from Mra. Sarah M. Harper, and M. S. lies by deeds record* ed in Halifax CounW Kegistry, the ooe in book 131 pafe 44^ and the othei bookiaspatfem ' August 23, 19l<. * J. P. BUNN, Tnutee, - F. B HPRUILL, Attorney.

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