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Mrs. Martha Knott and Mrs.
Myrtle Fleming, of Winston-Sa
lem, are spending this week vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Coram
Mrs. Salina Moxley and sons,
of Mt. Airy, were ' the week-end
guests of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas A. Chipman.
Mr. and Mrs. Edd Tesh, of
Clemmons, were the Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chipman.
Mrs. Sam Hicks and Mrs.
Ralph Reece, of Booaville, and
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Emerson and
son, Phillip, of Dobson, visited
Mi's. Hicks' mother; Mrs. J. W.
Bmerson, at Cumberland, Va.,
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hicks
announce the birth of a daugh
ter, Caroline Fay, July 20th.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Stinson and
children, Bruce and Nellie Sue,
spent Tuesday in Concord visit
ing their daughter, Mrs. E. C.
Mrs. C. R. Transou and Rev.
Raymond E. Connell attended
the dedication services at Swan
Creek Baptist church Sunday af
ternoon. Rev. Charles Hollin,
pastor of Wilkesboro Baptist
church, delivered the dedicatory
Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Steelman
and children, Arlis Nell and Ben
ny, of Boonville; Mr. and Mrs.
Dewey Combs and daughter, Bar-
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State of North Carolina, Surry County:
Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of
Surry County at the
County Court House, Dobson, North Carolina
AUGUST Ist AT 2:00 P. M.
at which time the plans will be publicly opened and read for the furnishing
of all labor and materials for the authorized addition to the Elkin Elemen
tary School, located in Elkin, North Carolina. Consideration will be given
only to bidders for contracts who submit evidence showing that the laws
of the State of North Carolina pertaining to bids and contracts have been
duly complied with.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within a period of thirty days. Each
proposal must be accompanied by a certified check drawn on a bank or
trust company authorized to do business in North Carolina made payable
to the Surry County Board of Education in the amount of five per cent, of
A performance bond will be required in the amount of one hundred
per cent, of the contract price considered upon the faithful performance
of the contract and upon the payment of all persons supplying labor and
furnishing materials for the completion of the work. In the event of
failure of the successful bidder to furnish said bbnd and issue the contract
in ten days after notice of acceptance of his proposal, the five per cent,
check will be forfeited to the Board of Education as demanded.
Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained from the office of
Franklin and Stinson, Architects, Elkin, North Carolina. Plans and speci
fications must accompany bids or the same will not be accepted. Time of
completion is: an important factor as school will open in September and will
be considered in the awarding of the contract. The Board of Education
reserves the right to reject any or all bids and award the contract as it
appears to the benefit of the county.
Signed: John W. Comer, Secretary of the
Surry County Board of Education.
Franklin and Stinson, Architects,
Elkin, North Carolina.
bara Jean, of Elkin, and Mr. and
Mrs. Woodrow Parks and son,
Dickie, and Mr. and Mrs. Phelps,
of Clemmons, enjoyed an outing
on the scenic highway Sunday.
They went by way of Sparta,
Boone and Blowing Rock.
Rev. McKaughan and Mr.
Early, of Winston-Salem, attend
ed the revival services at the
Baptist church Monday night-.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Cash,
of Winston-Salem, and Mr. and
Mrs. A. T. Grant, of Mocksville,
were the Sunday guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. Marion Speas. Miss
Delia Grant, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Grant, »was the week
end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Speas.
Frank Hobson, who has been
very ill at his home near here, is
improving rapidly at the prqgent
The revival at Charity Baptist
church near here closed Sunday
afternoon after a week of excel
lent services rendered by Rev.
Mr. Smith, of Winston-Salem,
who assisted Rev. E. C. Jordon in
the meeting. It was stated that
17 new members were added.
J. A. Frazier, young son of Mr.
and Mrs. Tyre Frazier, was dan
gerously injured last week when
he was kicked by a mule on his
father's farm. According to re
ports, J. A., who owns a pony,
was riding to head the mule
which was loose, when he came
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too close and was kicked in the
face. He received bad lacerations
and severe bruises about the face
and around the right eye, but his
condition at present is described
Mr. and Mrs. Watt Deal and
daughter, Frances, spent the past
week-end at Westfield visiting
Mrs. Deal's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. M. Jessup.
The revival began a,t Boonville
Baptist church Monday night
with Dr. Ralph Herring, pastor of
the First Baptist church in Win
ston-Salem, conducting the ser
Mrs. Frank M. Woodhouse re
turned recently from a visit of
several days with relatives and
friends at her former home at
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Simmons, of
Pilot Mountain, were the week
end guests of Mrs. Simmons' par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Nor
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Reinhardt,
of Elkin, visited Mr. and Mrs.
Allan Jessup recently.
Messrs. Carl Martin, Clarence
Caudle, Allan Trivette and Henry
Reece left Boonville last Friday
night for Marshalltown, lowa,
and other nearby points to visit
relatives and friends. They plan
to be gone about ten days or two
Mrs. Lonnie Stinson and son,
Edwin, visited relatives here re
Mr. and Mrs. Nell Fletcher, of
Monroe, arrived here Friday to
visit Mr. Fletcher's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. T. Fletcher. Sun
day, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Key, ac
companied by Mr. and Mrs. Neil
Fletcher, left for a few days' trip
over the scenic highway and
through the Shenandoah Valley
Misses Nancy and Pansy Ves
tal, of Winston-Salem, spent last
week with their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Vestal.
They returned home with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oakes, of
Copeland, visited relatives and
friends here the past week-end.
Miss Cleo Dickson, of Silas
Creek, visited her sister, Mrs. Al
bert Martin, during the week
Mrs. Clyde Baker is spending
this week with her parents at
Wagam, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Eddice Carter, of
Winston-Salem, visited Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Baker and family this
Miss Erma Hicks has returned
to Washington, D. C., where she
is spending the summer after vis
iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Hicks, and Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Renegar
and sons, Harold and Howard,
and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Norman
left Sunday for Carolina Beach
where they will vacation a few
Miss Carmen Frye, who is pub-
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11c achool music teacher in the
Cherryville schools, Is spending
this week in Greensboro. While
there she will attend a conference
of music teachers of the South to
be held at N. C. C. W. '
- Miss Ruth Fletcher, of Raleigh,
arrived here Monday to spend a
few days with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. T. Fletcher. Jimmie
Fletcher, her nephew, returned
with her. He has been attending
a Methodist camp near Raleigh.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Evans, of
Elkin, spent Sunday with their
daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Fletch
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Jessup had
as their Sunday dinner guests,
Mr. and Mrs. George Nicholson,
of East Bend.
Mrs. W. T. Myers and Mr. and
Mrs. Frances Clingman, of Win
ston-Salem, were the recent
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Miss Moey Brown spent the
week-end with Miss Marie Fin
Miss Milton, of Virginia, is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. C. O. Stan
Dr. and Mrs. Tula Stimpson
and Miss Grace Brown, of Ra
leigh, were the week-end guests
of Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Brown and
Mr. and Mrs. James Williams,
of Yadkinvilte, were the Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
1 It has been announced that
5 Rev. Gus Myers, of Cycle, will
1 preach here at Bethel church
r next Sunday, July 28, at 11:00
o'clock a.m. A good congregation
Miss Louise Morrison had as
her guest last week-end Miss
Louise Byrd, of Macedonia.
Miss Mary Lou Mathis is con
fined to her home with illness.
Rev. A. J. Gilley assisted in a
revival at a church in Surry
county last week.
Mr. Ntxson Caudill attended
services at Bessie's Chapel near
Dobson last week.
Several from our community
attended the dedication service
held at Swan Creek last Sunday
afternoon and the singing there
in the evening.
Little Miss Edna Mae Mathis
visited her grandmother, Mrs. W.
N. Weatherman, at Jonesville
Misses Elizabeth and Bernice
Inscore, of Winston-Salem, visit
ed their aunt and family here
last week, Mrs. J. C. Hemric. Miss
Elizabeth Hemric and her broth
er, Paul, accompanied them
r home to be their guests for a few
1 D. S. Gilliam and Charles
1 Jones attended the home-coming
7 service at Island Ford church last
Grace Eskridge, little daughter
: of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Eskridge,
has almost recovered from an ill
W. H. Jones was a business vis
itor at Wilkesboro last Friday.
The threshers are at the home
of Mrs. Green and sons today.
B. R. Pardue and brothers have
combined over 1,100 bushels of
; small grain on their farms here.
Mrs. J. B. Armstrong Is Honored
Last Sunday at noon the
mother, brothers and sisters with
their families met at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Armstrong, of
Winston-Salem, who were at
their country home for the week
end, and honored Mrs. Armstrong
with a dinner celebrating
her birthday anniversary. Prev
ious arrangements were made by
her sister, Mrs. Louis Ferlazzo, of
Winston-Salem, and her niece,
Mrs. Seaman Dobbins, of Elkin,
who were also spending the week
end at the »home, therefore it
came as a surprise to Mrs. Arm
Indiana Visitors Are Honored
Mr. and Mrs. Nolen Reece, of
Bluffton, Ind., Misses Ruth Reece
and Mabel Stanley, of Hartford
City, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
Kramer and Miss Roberta Reece,
of Fort Wayne, Ind., who are here
on a visit, were entertained by
relatives at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. Triplette with a picnic
supper last Sunday evening at 5
These are children and grand
children of the late John Reece
and Mary Kimmer Reece, who
were natives of North Carolina,
the former being a son of Mr. Jim
Reece and Mrs. Etta Stroud
Reece, hence they have many
relatives here in the old North
State to welcome them.
A bountiful supper was served
on tables in the 1 yard, and the
children enjoyed toasting weiners
over a bonfire that added to their
W. A- Stroud, of Wilkesboro,
acted as master of ceremonies.
The Yadkin Valley Quartet sang
several. numbers for the happy
gathering that numbered one
hundred or more.
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