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trABI.ISHED SEPTEMBER 19, 1878.
Kjoiu-ure News Letter j
nQ] a „d Other Items from Oar
® rso \j.^iu'ure Correspondent
I dE \th of aged lady
I Inis Womble, Aged 93, Passes
■ rS * to Her Reward—Burial at
,0 Pleasant Bin
1,,„ i,„is Womble, who has been
■-nv’ilid for thG P ast two y ears » left
V r \i for her home above yes
lIS,l IS , , ofernoon at 2:45 o’clock. She
K Lr„ oet - 23 ' 1833 ‘ She Was
D 3 vcars of age. She was a
mSZL Christian and a good woman.
■" c w lived a long and useful life.
H e ‘converted when young and
■ e o t/uhl'ul and consistent member
■ the Methodist church until her
■ leaves four children, Mrs.
■f v Mal inger, and Mr. J. J. Wom-
B «/Ha\wood, N. C., and Mr. C.
■ of Goldston, N. C.; also
1,, Iten-ehildren, Mr - s * w * Womble
Kd Mrs. J. J. Ratcliffe of Reidsviile,
■Vu‘ e Y . as married twice, first to Mr.
■ wv-blc, who died during the
■ mil var and then to Mr. William
■zombie who died several years ago.
C\ |er her husband’s death, she made
fIE home with her daughter Mrs.
■ .. r . who kept constant watch
K "night and day during her
Bk\ years. No daughter could have
■/, ‘more faithful an(F loyal to her
■ear mother. Mrs. Womble -reared
■ Christian family. -
■ Her body was laid to rest in the
■emeterv at Pleasant . Hill church
B esdav P. M., in the presence of a
Bu-o-e ciowd of friends arid loved ones,
80/she was well known all over the
Bounty! and now sleeps under a mound
Bovered with beautiful floral tributes
Brom friends and relatives.
B Rev. C. M. Lance* her pastor, con
ducted the funeral services.
B Our sympathy goes out to the be-
Beaved ones. Mrs. Womble will be
Bnissed, but she has done her duty
Bere. She lived her faith in God and
■ied in the Lord. We all bow in
■umble submission to His will.
B The program given at the school
■uditorium last Friday evening by the
■rphans from Methodist Orphanage,
■aleigh. was excellently rendered and
■•>h;7 enjoyed by the full auditorium
■/hearers. Mrs. Rives and Miss Lil-
BianJoi.ian came with the eight chil
I M. -Catherine Thomas, Pauline
■ay, a id Catherine Hackney left Sun
■ay morning, September 19th, for
B^/edend ksburg, Va., where they will
■enter ihe Normal College there for
Jthe fall term. These girls will be
■missed in our community.
■ An Epworth League party was
■given at airs. Daisy Lambeth’s last
■Saturday evening from 7:30 to 10
■o’clock -n honor of Misses Catherine
■Thoma * and Pauline Ray, who had
lien officers of the league, since it
as organized, only . Miss Catherine
as away attending school one year,
iss Catherine, pies., and Miss Paul
e, secretary, had made good officers
id attended very -regularly. .They
i'll be missed at the league, but hope
Lem a successful year at school.
The party was a success in every
ay. Each one present seemed to
ijoy the social part. Different
imes were enjoyed.
A delicious salad course was served
id then watermelon slicing was en
yed on the spacious lawn. .The
atermelons were extra good. It was
beautiful evening and each one
ent away thinking they had spent a
The Epworth League meeting last
unday evening was interesting and
fjoyed. The leader was Miss Amey
Mr. Rob Thomas left this morning
> visit relatives at New York City.
Messrs. John Sprower and William
eteis of New York City are visiting
'lends here for a few weeks.
Mr. C. W. Wilkie, the son of Mrs.
mrence V. ilkic and who has been
■forking with the Southern Bell Tele-
BlT; Company, Raleigh, has been
■ent by Dr. Glascock to the hospital
B- -vrium, N. C., for treatment.
■' e hope he will get on nicely and
B° ol i oe so that he can return to his
9 W. M. U. MEETING
■ Roman’s Missionary Union of
Brandy Creek Association will hold
■// i lnni ! al meeting with Sanford
■///•baptist church Oct. 4th and sth.
■‘i : Uon o a y evening the 4th, at seven
■ •• M M me young people of the church
■ me.-ent the pageant “Seeing the
■i v/ 7 lth the W. M. U.” This
, *°H° w ed by an address and
■u/ 12 Z Jay morn ing the session will
■* V. u ten o’clock with an interest-
B,m ' ! °/ !am f° r the day. Delegates
■l : * ors every Woman's
BlpC onary Society and young Peo-
Bv o / k t,et y * n the Association are
Mrs. E. D. Wall, Sec
■aioi,/' :0 /f e R * Pilkington arid
■ and;i Mrs * V * R * Johnson arid
Eleanor and George P.
■hv guests of Judge and
■ho', 1‘ , . Calvert in Raleigh Sunday.
Br n]/vr° n was a dinner in honor of
Bes FnLi MrAlbert Calvert of Wid
-8a1v,./y J . tin( ' 1 Mr - Pilkington and the
■tiled 1 v! 6 c ose friends, they having
E o ' some thirty odd years
I ’ - llln g direct from England.
■recti /!' White has begun the
■t >, /‘ OI , a store building on the
Been "p b £ ught b y hi ™> lying be-
Bnvtnn h J M D - Womble and Dr. PH
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The Chatham Record
HUNDREDS DEAD, MILLIONS
IN PROPERTY DESTROYED
♦ ■ -r-
Tropical Storm Devastates Miami, Ft.
Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and
Other Florida Cities
From the Carribean Sea Friday
night a tropical storm hurled itself
upon the southeastern coast of Flori
da, devastating Miami, Ft, Lauder
dale, Hollywood, and other lower
Florida cities. Hundreds are known 1
to be dead, while the missing run the
number above a thousand. Thous
ands were injured and tens of thous
ands left homeless.
Estimates »of the damage to prop
i ei ty reached as high as two hundred
i millions, but a more conservative es
timate later stated the loss as
? 50,000,000. The mushroom-city of
Hollywood, with its towering hotels
and snlendid business blocks, is al
! most a complete wreck. Miami, with
its recent great and costly additions,
is terribly stricken. Ft. Lauderdale,
another rapidly growing boom city,
, has suffered a woeful setback.
I Martial law was declared in the
, Miami section. For daysTiunger and
J suffering prevailed, the section being
, from outside relief. Hundreds
of dead were being searched out and
and prepared for identification and
burial. Thousands of wounded had
to bo rescued and cared for. It was
not till Sunday afternoon that a com
plete conception of what had happen
ed in the storm’s path reached the
Aid has been rushed from as re
mote points as Chicago, special trains
j carrying physicians and means of re
lief for the injured and homeless.
The gale attained more than a 100-
mile velocity wtych,' reinforced by tor r
rents of rain, and accompanied by
: a sweep of water from the sea upon
the low-lying cities, wrought an un
, precedented destruction for a tropi
: cal storm.
. j Two days after the storm in its
J fury had struck Miami it had cross
. ed Florida in a northwestwardly di
, rection, and reached Pensacola, where
. the gale blew Monday morning at a
[ 100-mile velocity, as it did at Mobile.
L 1 Fortunately, however, the wind was
: not from the direction to press into
J the harbors the waters from the Gulf,
I and it was only the brunt of wind
, and rain that the Gulf cities had to
j In addition to the loss of lives and
t city property, the orange and grape
fruit groves have been stripped of
their fruit to the extent of 75 per
cent, it has been estimated,
j This is the second tropical storm
' to play havoc with the Florida coast
cities the past two months, and doubt
j less the moral effect has been as cost
„ lv as the actual destruction. Millions
; from every part of the country have
' been invested in that section the past
, I two or three years, and the loss fails
* not altogether upon residents,, but
- upon many a man or woman a thous
;, and miles away. Also, the fact that
j | scarcely a -community in the whole
, country has not a representative in
L j the former boom area of Florida has
-, cast uneasiness for loved ones far and
•.wide. For instance, it was only last
- i week that this paper reported the re
5, turn of Mr. and Mrs. Belton Griffin
7 jto West Palm Beach.
* j A call for help has gone out to a 7 l
j Red Cross chapters, and Mrs. N. M.
7 j Hill of the local chapter announces
); that she will be glad to receive con
t tributions for the relief of the storm
, , Dinner Party
Mrs. F. C. Mann delightfully
3 tained at a dinner party Thursday
3 evening having as her guests, Mrs. W.
1 J° nes > Mrs. J. A. Thompson, Mrs.
Victor R. Johnson, Mrs. Wade Bar
t ber, Mrs. J. L. Griffin, Mrs. E. R.
I Hinton, Misses Evelyn Alston, Mar
garet Womble. A three course dinner
i LOST—Last Friday, Sept. 18, on
? the highway from Pittsboro to Mon
cure or from Moncure to Apex, a
. black handbag with two handles, con
i taining girls’ wear. The Tinder will
- bring or report the same to the Chat
i ham Record office and receive reason
l able compensation for his trouble.
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5 DEATH OF CHILD
Little Edwin Louis Farrell, fifteen
months old boy of Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Farrell died Saturday night at mid
night. The funeral services were con
l ducted Monday morning at Hank’s
1 Chapel. Smypathy is extended to
l the bereaved farnily.
I NEWS FROM ANTIOCH
t - :
: Cumnock, Route I.—Mr. and Mrs.
> W. R. Oldham of Pittsboro spent Sun
l day with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Thomas and
l children spent the week-end with
■ tives near Gum Springs.
; Miss Glanice Oldham spent Sunday
> with Miss Mabel Moses of Pittsboro,
- Route 3. ~
i Mr. and Mrs. Tom Poe and two
children of Durham were visitors in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Old
. Mr. J. D. y (Hdham of Elon College
, spent last Thursday night in the home
1 of his brother, Mr. A. H. Oldham,
j He also visited his sister, Mrs. R. B.
: Little Ena Mae and Herbert Oldham
c of Pittsboro spent last week with
; Prayer meeting Avfll be * held at
; Antioch Sunday night. Our meetings
5 are progressing nicely and may God
help it to thrive.
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; Misses Essie and Gladys Peterson
- spent thp week-end in Raleigh with
* Misses Melba Austin and -Katherine
Hardesty. > *• f :
PITTSBORO, N. C.. CHATHAM COUNTY. THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 1926
Siler City Surprised at Announcement
of Marriage Last March of Miss
Fox and G. H. Allred
Siler City, Sept. 16.—Coming as a
distinct surprise wasi the announce
ment made here this morning of the
marriage of Miss Joy Fox, daughter
of Mrs. M. R. Fox, to G. Henry All
j red, also of this place, the ceremony
having occurred in High Point March
4. So well had the young couple
kept their secret that no one even
suspected it until Monday when they
returned from a trip of a few days
to the eastern part of this state. Mr.
and Mrs. Allred will reside here
where Mr. Allred is connected with
Eider Motor company.
Another surprise wedding 02curred
in Greensboro yesterday when Miss
Sadie Dixon, the adopted daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fox, of this place
became the bride of Arthur Glazier,
who holds a position here with the
High Point Bending and Chair com
pany. Following the ceremony Mr.
iand Mrs. Glazier left immediately for
Grand Rapids,-Mich., the home of the
groom, where they will spend two
weeks before returning here to make i
therr home. '
The Baptist parsonage here was
the scene of a pretty wedding yes
terday afternoon _at 3 o’clock when
Miss Ruby Siler, daughter of Mrs.!
Elsie Siler, was married to Erie
Culberson, son of Mr., rind Mrs. S. T. 1
Culberson, both parties living four
! miles norm oj. imo place. Trie cere
! mony was performed by Rev. R. S.
Fountain and witnessed by Cari
Siler, Pearlaman Culberson, Misses
Mattie Culberson and Bessie Siler as
A most delightful event was the
entertainment of the Mary Braun
missionary circle by Mrs. F. L.
Teague at her hospitable country
home yesterday afternoon which
ended with a barbecue -supper to
which were invited the husbands of
the ladies present, Mr. and Mrs. C.
E. Brady, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Elkins,
Karl and Hal Elkins. .
Mrs. Alice Wrenn will go tomor
row to Anderson, S. C., to spend ten
days with her son, Dr. F. R. Wrenn,
The following announcement has
been received by the Record: “Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Marschall announce
the marriage of their daughter, Cor
nelia Caroline to Mr. Chas. G. Smith,
Thursday, September 9, 1926, Ridge
crest, N. C.
At home after October 1, the Johns
Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.”
, When the foregoing was received
ten days ago, the Record was at a
loss to locate either the bride or
groom as of Chatham county deriva
tion. simpiy failed to ask the
right party. It turns cut that Mr.
Smith is a first-cousin of our next
door neighbor, Mr. George Brewer,
and a son of Mr. R. D. Smith, one
of the staunchest citizens of western
' Chatham, also a nephew of our college
mates. Bcb and George Paschal.
Mr. Smith is a teacher of note,
graduate of Wake Forest and a post
graduate. from two or three other
The bride is a highly cultured lady.
SONG RECITAL FRIDAY NIGHT
The Song Recital by Dr. Hubert M.
. Poteat will be given at the school
• auditorium Friday, September 24th,
at 8 o’clock. This recital is under the
auspices of the music department of
the Womans’ Club and the proceeds
will be used to advance music in the
. Pittsboro school. This is a rare treat
Admission 50c and 25c. All school
children admitted for 25c.
MRS. W. B. CHAPIN ENTERTAINS
One of the most delightful social
events of the early fall season was
that which occurred recently when
Mrs. W. B. Chapin honored Mrs. W,
H. Jones of Greensboro and Mrs. W.
B. Wright of Raleigh with a card
party given in the Womans club room.
The club room was decorated with
fall flowers, goldenrod predominating.
There were fifty-four guests pres
ent, nine tables of bridge and five of
At the conclusion of the games the
prize for high score for bridge was
presented to Mrs. Harry Hunt of Ra
leigh; the high score of rook went
to Mrs. Nolan and the guest prize, a
beautiful powder and perfume case,
was presented to Mrs. Jones and Mrs.
Wright. The hostess assisted by
several young ladies served a delicious
BEAR CREEK NEWS
Messrs. iVt. F. Norwood and J. B.
Emerson have leased a cotton gin at
Aberdeen. Mr. Norwood will manage
it and Mr. Emerson the gin here.
Mr. W. A. Collins died at his tome
near Meronies church Friday night
and was buried at the family bury
ing ground near Lonnie Dark ? s Sat
urday. r j
Mrs. G. M. Thomas was called to
Asheville last week to be with her.
daughter,.Mrs. H. E. Stuart, who is
seriously ill. ... ...
Mrs* J. W. Cheek and little daugh
ters Mozelle and Clara are visiting in
Drirham. j* -
Mrs. James Etegall and children of
Greensboro are spending this' week
with her father W. L; Coggins.
G. B. Emerson and ’Mrs. D.
T. Bifooks were in Sanford shopping!
Friday. j * i
ME and ’Mrs. T. B. Beal spent the
ht Troy.' >• -‘C * i
M iss" Selma Moore: sperit the week
-€9id -with Miss Clara . *
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BELL’S SCHOOL OPENS
Largest Enrollment in History—An
Excellent Corps of Teachexs
Bells’ School opened Monday, Sept
Bth with the largest enrollment in
the history of the school. The de
votional exercises were conducted by
Rev. E. C. Booker. His subject was
“Life”. Everybody is anxious to
make this the best year in the his
tory of the school. With the splen
did opportunities and conveniences af
forded to both teachers and pupils,
there must be a successful year.
A part of the v committee was pres
ent. They are as follows: Messrs. R
H. Mills, Raymond Lassiter, and L
The teachers are very glad of ths*
teacherage that was built during the
summer. They feel that they can do
better work by living conveniently
located near the school building. Mr. i
and Mrs. Holland has the teacherage i
The school is very fortunate in se-!
curing an efficient corps of teachers, i
They are: Prof. I. F. Grigg, prin-,
b Grigg of Durham; >
■ Miss Mabel Cheek, Chapel HilVMiss !
Arka Zachary, Snow Camp; Miss Ollie j
I Biggs, Red Springs, Miss Catherine :
Johnson, Pittsboro, Miss Mary Homes, j
; Stem, and Miss Alice Chitton, Ara
rat, N. C. .
j The school is pleased to add a new
, course to the curriculum. Miss Cath- i
arine Johnson, an accomplished musi
cian, is teaching music.
Miss Johnson, is anxious to enroll
any one who may wish to take music ,
and has not- enrolled.
The Oxford Orphanage gave an ex
cellent entertainment at the school I
building Thursday night, Sept. 16th. j
A large crowd was present. The pro- I
ceeds amounted to one* hundred and
Misses Elizabeth Shadrcck and Tin
me Moon attended a barbecue ac the
home of Mr. John Upchurch Sunday.
A large crowd was present and enjoy
ed it very much.
Miss Jeneverette Seymour a former
student at Bells’, was a welcome visi
tor Tuesday. Miss Seymour will en
ter at Goldston October Ist.
Misses Minnie Wilson and Cathar
ine Morgan, former students, entered
school at Bonlee Monday.
Miss Gladys Copeland spent the
week-end with Mrs. J. H. Luther.
Mr. B. D. Thrailkiil is ill at present.
We wish him a speedy recovery.
Miss Gertrude Stone entertained a
number of her friends last Saturday
night. A pleasant time was reported.
Mr. N Bun Johnson, a former student
of King’s Business College, has ac
cepted a position at Greensboro.
The Wanderers Return. < .
I Last Saturday Mr. B. R. Cole and
( family drove in from Washington,
where they have lived the past two or
three years. They will make their
home again in the old county. We are
glad to welcome them back and wish
them much success.—H. F.
Miss Daisie Hart, the attractive
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hart,
! of Bear Creek, rt. 1, was married at
1 the Baptist parsonage in Siler City
, last Friday afternoon so Mr. Guy
| Hilliard, a son of.Mr. James Hilliard
of the same community and a success-
I ful young farfher.-
I Card Party
| Mrs. J. L. Griffin was hostess to
1 f wo tables of cards honou’ng Mrs. W.
H. Jones of Greensboro. Those play
ing were: Mrs. W. H. Jones, Mrs.
Wade rsarber, ivirs. T. C. Mann, Mrs.
V. R. Johnson, Mrs. E. R. Hinton,
Mrs. Edwin Hatch, Miss Evelyn Al
ston, and Mrs. E. A. Farrell.
After several rounds were played
the hostess served a delicious collation,
consisting of tuna fish salad, tomatoes
pineapple sandwiches, beaten biscuit,
1 saltines, coffee and cream.
The guest of honor was presented
with a dainty handkerchief.
Neighbors Honor Mr. Richard Jones,
86—Several Personal Items
On Sunday 19, a large crowd gath
ered at the home of Mr. Richard
Jones and gave him a dinner on his
86th birthday. His home is near Big
Meadows, where he has now lived for
a long time. It was estimated that
there were 250 people present or more.
The table was very beautiful. It was %
. about 50 feet long and was- placed in
the grove and was filled with good
things to eat. Every orte enjoyed the
occasion very much.
Mr. and Frank Copeland of Durham
spent the week-end with parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Jones near Manndale.
Children’s Day services were held at
Mt. Olive last Sunday. A large crowd
was present and a splendid program
Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Uraxton and lit
tle Julian visited Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ard Johnson Sunday.
Miss Velna Glosson of Burlington
spent the week-end with her father
Mr. J. T. Glosson, near Manndale.
Mrs. Sarah Glosson is-very ill, but
’ we hope she will sobn be better.
Mr. Carlos Morgan and his friend
Si om j ßll61 * City, were visitors near
Manndale Sunday afternoon.
Misses Velna and Edna Glosson and
D. L. Williams and Mr. Bruce
Perry were visitors at the home of
Misses Annie and Nenah Jones Sun
day afternoon. ’
Miss_ Nenah Jones, who is teaching
at Bynum, sperit the week-end at
i riojje with her father, Mr. J. D. Jones
t Mr. rihd-Mrs. Latis Curl of Bur
i RjUaton spent Sunday with her mother
Mrs.-J. _M, Buckner. - - : j
I M r. £hd Mrs. Ira Mann of .Carrboro I
spent Sunday near Manndale.
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Marriage of Afia£ Mildred Jenkins—
Several Young People Off to
_ College »
Mr. Ernest Alexander left Monday
for Duke University where he wii
attend school this year. * Ernest grad
uated at Goldston high school las
Mr. Manly Oldham, another one c
our graduates last spring left Ins
week to enter State College.
Mr. George Alexander left Tues
day to resume his work at_Atlantu
Dental College. Mr. Alexander wil.
be a senior this year.
Mr. Eugene Goldston is leaving thn
WQfck to resume his studies at State
Several people here attended the
Oxford Orphanage concert given a
Pittsboro last Friday evening. These
; concerts are of high order, which F
j always enjoyed by large crowds.
I Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jenkins and
i daughters Misses Jewel Delene and
’ Margueritte and son Clifton, attend-
I ea tne wedding of their daughter
| Mildren, which took place at Winston
-1 Salem last Friday evening at eight
1 o’clock at. the East Fourth Street
i Baptist church to Mr. Percy Blalock.
I Mrs. Blalock is the third daughtei
of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jenkins of
Goldston, but have resided in Win
ston-Salem with her sister since com-
I pleting the high school here. She
I i£> an attractive young woman and has
many friends here and at Winston
fcsilern, * i: - • <
j Mr. Blalock is the son of C. Q.
| Blalock, of Winston-Salerii. He is a
I fine—young man who holds a tespon
t sible position in his city.
We wish this couple much happi
' ness during their married life.
Miss Wiley Goldston and Mr. and
Mrs. Hugh Goldston attended the mar
riage of Miss Minnie Hester and Mr.
Jack Goldston, which took place at
Fdenton street Methodist church last
Mr. and Mrs. W. 11. Garnsr are
spending sometime in Teni.es:.vis
iting relatives. They are expecting
to return home Friday.
NEWS FROM TRUTH
Miss Nina and Velma Sturdivant
and Tallie Goodwin motored to Ra
leigh Thursday, shopping.
Bland Sturdivant the thirteen year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. F:
Sturdivant, is confined with erysip
elas. The inflammation started from a
sore on her foot. She is getting along
as well as can be expected and we
hope. Bland will soon be well.
Miss Ila Mitchell and Bennie Mit
chell motored to Sanford Thursday.
! Sunday was regular preaching day
at New Elam Christian church. The
pastor, Rev. J. F. Johnson, delivered
a special message to the fourteen
young people who were baptized Sat
urday. It was also a home-coming for
the children of the late Mr.-and Mrs.
Tom Lasater, as several of them
and their children were present. They
are former and their pa
rents are resting in New Elam ceme
Miss ."Hilda Lasater will leave for
New York Monday night to spend a
[ ! few weeks. While in that great city
| she will be the guest of Mrs. Roy
; Garret, . Mrs. Garret was before her
I ir.prriage Miss Lilia Ellig of this sec
> Miss Pansy Speagle entertained di
. a farewell party at the home of her
• parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Speagle,
. Saturday night. Miss Speagle left
. Sunday for Winston-Salem, where
, she will attend school this winter.
Mrs. W. A. Drake has gone to
Richmond, Va., to spend two weeks
1 with her daughters, Mrs. P. F. Letien
, and Miss Vera Drake. She was ac
i companied to Raleigh by Mr. Drake
’ an ri Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Trotter.
1 ASHBURY NEWS
Mr. Ira Beal of Asheville spent a
few days last week with Mr. and Mrs.
L. D. Johnson.
Mrs. T. C. Woody spent Thursday
in Sanford with her sister Mrs. Paul
Mr. Colon Pottishall spent the
, week-end in Siler City with friends
. and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Gunter and
children sperit Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Gunter of ne»^r
Mr. Robert Goodwin of Apex called
to see Miss Margaret Johnson Sun
Mr. Lawrence Johnson who is go
ing to school at Goldston this year,
spent the week-end at hoin«.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. T. O. John
son Saturday an eight-pound daugh
The Ashbury Epworth League re
organized Sunday night. The fol-
ilowing officers were elected: Presi
dent, Mr. J. W. Johnson; Vice-presi
dent* Mrs. J. W. Johnson; secretary
and treasurer, Mr. Colon Pattishall;
superintendents, Misses Mildred Wil
liams and Estelle Johnson; social
committees, Mrs. L. D. Johnson and
Mrs. T. C. Woody.
League will meet every first
ana third Sunday night. Everybody
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our friends ant
neighbors for their great kindness an
consideration during the illness ol
our little Edward and after his death
,Their : kindness will not soon be for
gotten. * • -
( MR. AND MRS. JACK FARRELL
I Miss Irene Sutphin of Washington
D. C., is visiting friends in town.
VOL. 48. NO.
! SETTLE SUIT AGAINST
A. AND Y. RECEIVERS
Agree on Payment of $5,500 to Oval
Oak Company, of SileT City —
Result of Fire
Greensboro News, 21st
Suit of the Oval Oak Manufacture
mg company against the Atlantic and
-Yadkin railroad’s receiver, A. E.
Smith, of Mount Airy, and Capt. *J.
W. Fry, of this city, is compromised
according to the terms of an agree
ment that was ordered final by Judge
?j. Yates Webb, of Shelby, of United
States court, western North Carolina
district, in a document filed yester
day in the office here of the clerk of
According to the terms of the com
promise, the railroad company pays
$5,500 to the OvaF Oak concern, who
operated a broom, manufacturing
plant at Siler City and which was
ourned. The plaintiff a’leged that the
fire was *the result of sparks from a
locomotive of the railroad.
The loss, according to the plaintiff,
was $19,193. The company collected
for $3,000 insurance and sued the At
lantic and Yadkin receivers for the
remainder. A judgemnt for $6,000
was obtained in tne Chatham Su
perior court and affirmed by the state
Supreme court. -The receivers recom
mended that a compromise of $5,500,
for which the Oval Oak company had
offered to settle, be effected, '
The fire occurred on October 8, 1924.
BEAR CREEK ITEMS
(Contributed by a new correspondent)
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Watson are all
smiles—it is a boy.
Mrs. Hannah Coggins is on the sick
list. Also Mr. and Hrs. Frank Wil
kie have been ill, but a visit to Dr.
Street at Gleridon has put them on
the road to recovery.
Mr. Ciinton Wilson has entered the
high school at Goldston.
Your correspondent is sorry to
know that young Boyce Burke of Gold
ston has been arrested for stealing a
razor, coldcream, toilet water, and is
accused of giving a bad check also.
The young man made a grand talk at
the Carbon church on the Friday
night before he was arrested on Sat
urday. The alleged theft occurred at
Bennett. * He is a good church worker
and makes many good talks, but it
seems that we have to watch the
church members, as well as others.
MISS MILDRED JENKINS WEDS
Friends of the bride will read with
; interest the following excerpts from
an interesting account of the marriage
of Miss Mildred Jenkins as appearing
in one of the Winston papers Satur
“The East Fourth Street Baptist
church was. the scene of a beauti
; ful wedding yesterday evening when
1 Miss Mildred Elizabeth Jenkins be
-1 came the bride of Mr. Percy Trice
| Blalock, Rev. J. P. Smith, pastor of
the church, officiating. The dignity
• and solemnity of the stately edifice
| was enhanced by lovely decoraions for
its first wedding.
The altar, baptistry, and choir loft
' were banked with ferns, palms and
yellow tulle covered, baskets filled with
golden rod, back of which a trailing
1 vine of Knilworth ivy was effetively
1 used. A large white arch, twined with
r ivy, in the center of which hung a
■ huge wedding bell, adorned the front
* of the altar and tall candelabra, join
ed together with white satin ribbon
!: and filled with cathedral candles, slop
r ing from the center, added beauty to
, the scene. •"
t Miss Ruth Jenkins acted as maid-
J of-honor to her sister. She was love
ly in a dress of pink crepe trimmed
) with hand-made rose buds and carried
> an. arm boquet of pink roses.'' The
i diminutive ring bearer, little Alton
- Knight, Jr., carried the ring in the
; heart of a white rose. He wore a
white satin suit.
The groom with his best man Dr.
John A. Knight, of Atlanta, Ga., en
tered and took their places at the al
tar. The bride entered on the arm of
t her G. A. Knight who
. gave her in marriage. She wore an
attractive gown of white duchess satin
r with rhinestone trimmings. Her veil
l was of richly embroidered tull, worn
sap-shaped and caught at the shoul
j der with orange blossoms. She car
; ried an arm boquet of Briday roses
showered with lilies of the valley.
| MacDowell’s “To a Wild Rose” was
t softly rendered during the impres
. sive ceremony and the soft glow of
the candles shed a golden light over
[ the beautiful scene while the happy
. couple spoke the sacred vows.
Mrs. Blalock is the accomplislled
. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jen
kins of Goldston. She has made her
home in Winston-Salem since she fin
, < ished her high school education at
Goldston. Sne was a student of Sa
lem College and has been connected
with the Hanes Rubber Company for
some time. Her charming personality
wins friends for her wherever she
goes. * N
Mr. Blalock is the second son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Q. Blalock He is
} native of Winston-Salem, having
been connected with the Southern
Railway for a number of years. He
is a splendid young man who has
The bride’s traveling suit was a
ovely Tiffin dress of crepe back satin,
with blue coat trimmed with grey
>quirrel, and a becoming small black
nat with trimmings of blue.
The popularity of the young couple
was shown by the many beautiful wed
ding gifts which they received.
After an extended trip to Washing
ton, Philadelphia, New York, Niagara
Palls and points in Canada, Mr. and
Vlrs. Blalock will reside in their at
ractively furnished home on the
Misses Emily and Pauline Taylor
were visitors in Raleigh Saturday.