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For the past two or three weeks,
cry time I’ve been driving along
e highways, I’ve seen quite a num
jr of small trucks and carts loaded
iwn with collards.
"Farmers certainly are selling a
of collards this year,” I remarked
A. D. Mac Lean as he and I were
‘icing to Raleigh a few days ago.”
They’re not selling them; they’re
i ving them,’ he corrected me.
then farmers move from one place
another at this time of year they
Variably dig up their collards and
milt them at their new home. It
nsn’t hurt the collards any.”
First time I have ever heard of that.
C the way—in case you happen to
i interested —I might add that Mr.
su Lean has no intention of being
candidate for Governor of North
We’ve had a bad case of Paintitis i
our house during the past few
r, s. It is a disease which at some
sic or another visits practically all
nes. Armed with a large can of
ico and an equally large paint-:
rash, my wife has been retouching |
e of the furniture and fixtures,
und the house. She has been
inting them a bright yellow.
The odor is something terrific. I
tot potatoes, veal chops, biscuits,
fee—everything tastes like Duco.
be glad when the epidemic is
1 saw Terror in its most abject
ni the other day.
I iving from Washington to Wil
ston at a rapid rate of speed. I
! passing a farm-house just as a
jt It* white puppy started to cross
e road. His little legs were just
png. As he approached the middle
i the highway, he looked in my
lection and realized he couldn t
[die it. The yelps he let out were
|e most pitiful. heart-rending
r.imls I ever have heard in all my i
e. The poor little fellow thought he
ie a goner.
I swerved the car so as to miss
tting him. I'll bet he gasped with
Ic f for half an hour. What an ex
g tale he had to tell his mother
a he got back home!
A little accident happened over
Wilson last week that was slightly
was talking to one of the most
■■mirtent business n n in that city
■ during the com-e of conversa-
I mentioned the fact that 1 had
d the Cossack Sin.ers at the
' Carolina Teacher College a
le of weeks before.
How are they??” inquired my
"Unusually good,” I replied. “By
ay; jf you enjoy musical num- j
1 u want to be sure and hear
Curd over at the college.”
When will THEY be there?” he
He was rather ignorant ;J<out
hical facts. Just as ignorant as I
* ;d to be about jewelry in New
a City last winter,
thought it would be mighty nice
11 ought back a little present for'
wife. A dinner ring impressed me
■ iag an ideal gift.
’'axu rally, when I thought of j
'dry. I thought of Tiffany’s, so
ffany’s I went. Three ambassa
a couple of consuls and perhaps
1 or five senators came forward
i ieet me.
‘ would like to look at some
ner rings,” i informed them,
ereupon I was escorted to the din
-ring department, where another
basKador awaited me.
‘ A dinner ring.” I explained. And
ns an afterthought, I added;
her modest in price, if yo J
Fe brought forth several trays
mgs. I picked up one at random.
ovv much is this, I asked?”
•Nine hundred dollars,” he re
i •! bet folks in the next depart
in' heard me panting for breath.
Have .you anything lower in
indeed!” he responded, I
"T® Ms eyebrows and looking
die* scornfully at me through his |
©hr Zebulon tßrnuit
MR. HAMELS HURT.
Josephus Daniels, editor of ti.«.
News and Observer, had his wrist
fractured, a three-inch cut on his
forehead and other cuts and bruises,
in an automobile accident in Atlanta,
The car in which he was riding was
side-swiped by a smaller car, and
forced down an embankment into a
At IHTORII M ( ORNKR STONE
The corner stone laying of the new
city auditorium, Raleigh, will be held
!on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Robt. E. Lee’s
; birthday. Col. Fred Olds is busy col
lecting the objects to be placed in the
the stone. Preceding the laying of
the stone, there will be a parade with!
the American Legion, the R. O. T. C.
|of State College, National Guard.
Boy Scouts, school children and oth
ers taking part.
Mrs. J. F. McGill and J. Maylon
Norris were given prison sentences of
from two to five years by Judge De
vin in Wake Superior court, Wednes
day. The house occupied in Raleigh
by Mrs. McGill was filled with all
kinds of stolen goods. Two others in
volved in the thefts have not been
It appears that Wakelon has put out
two winning basket ball teams this
season. They met Chapel Hill on the
local court Wednesday night and
defeated both boys’ and girls’ teams.
Who Has Wood
The Rotarians wish to cooperate
in giving people work to buy the ne
cessities they need. Let’s every one
take an interest in this suggestion,
and we can give some aid to needy
Who has wood that they will sell
on the stump. Who is willing to give
those who need it a contract to cut
one cord or more of wood.
Who needs work and is willing to
put up some cord wood.
Any one having a job to offer or
wanting a job, please communicate
with the Rotarian committee, or the
I). 1). Chamblee For
Friends of I). D. are urging him to
run for Treasurer of Wake county.
He is able and capable of holding
Wake County’s most responsible po
sition. If he should be elected, we feel
sure the county’s treasury will be
well guarded and its business looked
Mi'. Chamblee is a loyal 'democrat,
having always voted the party s ticket.
He is an active member of the TV ake
field Baptist church; is a deacon and
the superintendent of the Sunday
school. He is a member of one of
the oldest families in Wake County.
His father. W. H. Chamblee, was
Wake county's first farm demonstrat
or and alos a member of the County
Board of Commissioners for several
Mr. Chamblee has been engaged in
the insurance business for a number
of years. He has also been employed
by the Federal Loan Bank to loan and
collect money on farms and sell or
rent farms taken over bv the Bank,
riis business experience* fit him
admirably far the office of County
Treasurer. CITIZEN .
Mr. D. D. Chamblee, who has been
in the insurance business for a num
ber of years, will open up an office in
one side in the front part of the Rec
ord building. His business will be
known as The Record Agency. He will
write all kinds of insurance, deal m
real estate, and collect rents. He is
not starting a new business in .< IU
lon. but is taking this means of serv
ing the public in a more satisfactory
I got away from there in a hurry.
I don’t know when I have felt so
Zebulon, Wake County, N. C., Friday,
Tr.s neccra propose* with the co- 1
operation of the merchants, to make
a business census of Zebulon on an
early Saturday. School children will
be asked to keep a record of the
number of people entering the places
of business during the day, and from
what section of the surrounding coun_
try they come.
This will give the merchants an in
dex as to the number of people com-j
ing to town, stores visited by them, i
and from what place they come. The
result of this census will be published j
in the Record.
Attacks Small Child
Mishew Ann, the small daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Harris met with
a peculiar accident recently. She was
ir the back yard of their borne, feed
ing her pet “biddies.” When she i
s'tooped to pick one up she was at- 1
tacked by a game rooster that flew !
over the fence from an adjoining
yard, and pecked her head severely.
After the blood was washed off it was I
found that, though badly frightened,
and painfully hurt, the child had suf
fered no serious injury.
Mrs. Harris said that she was real
ly more alarmed about the neighbor!
from whose yard the rooster flew than !
about Mishew Ann; the excitement
and regret caused by the occurence
causing the neighbor to come near a
HONOR ROLI THIRD GRADE
Girls— Bettie Lee Winstead, Earl
Williams, Elizabeth Sexton. Magalee
Phillips, Zyba Massey, Earlean King,
Ida Rue Gay, Rebecca Cockrell, Eve
Bo\> Raeford Richards, Ray Pip
pin, William Stanley Pearce, Craven
Parrish, Albert Green, Barrie Davis.
Pupils in 3rd. grade room who have
netiher been absent nor tardy for four
Wilbur Debnam. Harold Finch,
Rayeford Jefferies, William Stanley
Pearce, Wayne Privette, Raeford
Richards, Elizabeth Sextofi. Earl Wil
Ikons, Evelyn Baker, Rebecca Cock-1
tell. Mabel Evans, Tda Rue Gay, Earl
ean King. Zyba K. Massey, Janie
Parker, Marie Pearce, Vivian Pearce,
The Wachovia Bank and Trust |
Company has declared its regular,
ouarterlv dividend of two per cent. It,
is considered in the business world;
one of the strongest commercial in- j
stitutions in N< ’lh Carolina.
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JANUARY 15, 1932.
Among Our Readers
We are grateful to a number of,
cur readers for their words of appreci
ation ot our first effort at running a
a newspaper. We are conscious of the
iack of both experience and ability,
and hope we may have the forbearing
sympathy of our readers and adver
tisers till our knowledge and efforts
meet the demands.
We shall do our best with what we
have. But we must have two things
from you to succeed or even exist:
your subscription and some advertis
ing. Either of these alone will not
Mr. Walter Bunn came in Wednes
day to tell us how he likes the Rec
ord. He says he has been a subscrib
er from the beginning, and doesn’t
see how he can do without the paper.
He asked if it was true that we would
send the Record on till fall if a fel
low could not pay up now.
Yes, that is just what we said. If
you appreciate the Record enough to
j want it. and are not able to pay $1.50
now, then drop us a line and say so,
and your credit will be good till fall.
As stated in last week’s Record if you
want the paper, send us your name,
and we will send you the Record for
nine months. Then you pay us one
dollar in the fall.
Many of us have friends and rela
[ fives living in other towns, or away
in school. What better thing could
you do than send them the home
town news through the Record? A
number of our subscribers are doing
so. why not you ?
Why don’t some one at Wakelon get
busy and send us a batch of real
school news each week ? This will be a
splendid way to keep the school before
the patrons. Each week we have a
column or two from Bunn. We shall
be glad to print anything of general
interest from Wakelon, even occa
-1 sionally a spring poet’s warbles.
The following have renewed or
subscribed for the Record since Jan
W. S. Horton, Rev. N. B. Johnson,
Mrs. J. B. Outlaw, Dewey Massey, P.
F. Massey, A. D. Parrish, L. R. Tem
ples, O. H. Massey, O. M. Marshbum,
Mrs. J. It. Clark, Mrs. Octavia Cone,
Bennett Pearce, J. R. Wheeler, Zebu
BRIDGERS TO SUPPLY ICE
By an arrangement made between
Mr. R. H. Bridget's and Mr. S. Z. Gill
the Little Rive ' Ice company will sup
ply the trade in Zebulon and the sur
leunding territory. Mr. B'idgers
wishes to assure the public that he
will continue giving them the same
courteous and efficient service as
through the past years.
SEEN AND HEARD
OVERALLS vs. HARD TIMES
With a pair of union-ails under my
aim, I was on my way to the office
t' other day to give it a good general
house-cleaning, when some one asked:
"Where’re you goin? What you got
“Oh. this? Why, I’ve got Hard Times
under my arm.”
And that set me to thinking. If
you don’t have a strangle hold on old
man Hard Times, you had better
look out, or he'll get you. Reach out,
grab him, throttle him, choke him
senseless, aiif] leave him behind. You,
can do it. He is an indolent old
wretch. Just keep going along with
that old discourager dogging your
heels while you grumble and complain,
and you won’t even see Miss Pros-j
perity. much less embrace her. Drop,|
that gloom, grab that grin, fight like|
“sin”, and you will win. j
“Quit your grumblin’ ’boot no
Make out like bard times is funny.”
After all the clouds and rains of
| many days, a little 4-year-old the
other day, was heard to sigh and say,
“Ah—oh! See the sun! Today’s the
day we’d better send out a bird.”
Yet who has forgotten those long,
clear, hot, dry days of not so long
ago, when we sighed for even a little
cloud and a light shower. The child
| is father to the man, and what he was
saying, many of us are now thinking.
'lf we could fit the weather condi
tions into our philosophy of life as
! the old liquor lover did, it would be
in summer to cool off, and in winter
Some one said to us the other day,
“What we need is honesty, truth and
virtue.” We agreed, but remarked
that was plenty of these lying around
loose. “Yes,” he replied but we need
them some where else—in the folks.
We wonder whether all those flow
ers in the windows of the J. M.
Chevrolet Co. are there just to help
the owners keep them through the
winter, <>r whether Mr. Cawthorne
uses them to lead the eyes of behold-
I ers to the background of shining new ;
Mr. Marshbum In Town. j
I Attorney O. M. Marshbum of Rocky
j Mount was a caller at the Record of
-1 fice on Tuesday. Milton, as many of
| his friends call him, eva* a resident
I of Zebulon for a number of years. He
! moved to Rocky Mount in 1920. lie
j read law at home and Wake Forest,
i got his license in 1929, and is now one
iof the rising attorneys of the Rocky
' Mount bar.
Incidentally he showed hi interest
in his old neighborhood by subscrib
ing to the Record.
Mrs. Roy W ilder
Addresses P.-T. A
At the monthly meeting of the
W akelon P.-T. A. on Tuesday eve
ning( Mrs. Roy Wilder, o Spring
H>>pe, was the speaker. Mrs. Wilder is
pi eminent in club work, and is in
great demand as a speaker. She had
been announced to speak on “The
Children’s Charter” but said she
would discuss instead “Our P.-T. A.
Platform.” She said the P.-T. A. be
jgan ago as a welfare work.
Soon mothers were brought in and
finally fathers, too. Out of this be
ginning has grown a great national
organization of parents and teachers
giving its interest to the child’s wel
, fare and training along alt lines. In
| North Carolina, the organization has
j 25,000 members.
j Among the seven principals of the
j P.-T. A. platform Mrs. Wilder empha
(sized health, safety and a worthy
home fellowship. The training for
good citizenship is the responsibility
of the home. Thrift should be em
phasized. We have, said she, forgot
the most important thing about
making money -making it in the right
way. If we must economize, let’s not
take it out of our children. She em
phasized the wise use of means, ma
terials and good reading.
On the whole the address was well
; received, and gave emphasis to very
pertinent matters relating to child
problems and parent responsibilities.
Tempts James Pace
James Pace, a colored man, was
promenading and parading 'through
the Steelman store a few days ago,
when he absent-mindedly appropriat
ed a 3 lb. bladder of snuff. Wavland
Finch, the store manager, penetrated
the secret of the' would-be light finger
ed artist, and as a result, James
awaits trial in the* Wake* county jail at
the next term of the Zebulon Record
er’s court. We fear James’ missus will
miss her snuff till he* settles his ac
count with the majesty of the law.
j Johnston Boys
; Ram Parked Cars
On Sunday evening about 7:00
three young Johnston county boys
were out “full o’ joy” celebrating the
occasion of being able to rise above
depression. As they were headed
westward on Gannon avenue they
met with their first misfortune, strik
ing first S. Z. Gill’s car parked in
front of .J. E. Gill’s, thence across the
street into Walter Page ear, " here
they made a quick short stop.
In scene two we find them resting
in the local bastile. Monday morning
they gave bond for their appearance
in the* next Recorder’s court. None of
the cars were badly damaged.
Johnston W»ll (let
$370,000 From State
Mr. Charles Ross, Attorney for the
State- Highway Commission, while in
Smithfield yesterday attending court
stated that as a result of negotiations
begun about sixty days ago between
the Board iff County Commissioners
~f Johnston county and the State
Highway Commission, he had drawn
contract and the* had been
p- -ed by the* State Highway Com
mi ion agreeing to pay the $370,000
wl, -h Johnston county loaned the
St;*te Highway < ommission several
years ago as the same becomes due.
This will be joyful news to all of
Johnston county to know that this
$370,000 of its bonded indebtedness
will be paicl by the state and none
of it will have to be paid by the
county. Smithfield Herald.
New Soda Shop
Soon To Open
Dwight Buffalo, that genial young
man formerly with the Citizens Drug
Co., is having the building lately va
cated by Charlie Rhodes, remodelled,
He expects to open up an attractive
line that especially appeals to young
people. He will handle drinks, smokes,
magazines, and other satisfying