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Carolina’s Only TABloid NEWSpaper
The Roanoke Rapids Herald
VOLUMN NINETEEN_ ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 20th, 1933. NUMBER ONE
U. S. SENATOR BOB REYNOLD’S FIRST SPEECH SINCE ELECTION
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Free Band Concert Sunday
By East Carolina Musicians
UP AND DOWN
WITH THE EDITOR
The following college boys are
home for the Easter holidays: Jim
mie Shell, Cecil Pendelton, Bill
Allsbrook, Graham Shell and Ed
win Akers, Bill Allsbrook, and
At the annual scholarship day
program held at North Carolina
State College on April 12th, the
names of Eugene B. Crutchfield,
who is a Senior, and Thomas M.
' Jenkins, Jr., a Freshman, were
listed among the honor students of
the college. Both boys are gradu
ates of Roanoke Rapids High
Miss Lillian Bell Jenkins, Soph
more at Meredith College, has been
elected secretary of the Student
Government Council of the college
for next year. She is a graduate of
the Roanoke Rapids High School
and is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Jenkins.
Friends of Mrs. Frank Nash will
be glad to know she is recovering
rapidly from a recent operation in
the Roanoke Rapids Hospital.
Mrs. Mamie Butts, who had the
misfortune to break a limb Tues
day of last week, left the hospital
Sunday and was taken to the home
of Mrs. Musselman in Halifax.
The Orchestra and Glee Clubs
of the Roanoke Rapids High
School are presenting a concert
Friday night at 8 o'clock in the
High School Auditorium.
For a half hour, open-mouthed'
Kiwanians watched Professor Ne
mar, magician, pull cards and
rabbits and other strange things
from stranger places at the regu
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The second band concert of the
Eastern Carolina Concert Band
will be held in Roanoke Rapids at
3:30 this Sunday afternoon.
The Band, which is steadily gain
ing fame in State musical circles,
is under the direction of Conduc
tor J. W. Sanders of this city.
This Sunday’s concert will be
held at the High School audi
torium and is free to the general
public. It is hoped the auditorium
will be filled as many local men are
in the band, as well as members
from Kinston, Rocky Mount, Nash
ville and Wilson. There are about
35 members in the band.
Conductor Sanders will feature
two local musicians at the concert:
Steve Lipscomb, vocal soloist, and
Gerald Sims, trombone soloist.
Another feature will be Edwards
Stallings, Wilson violinist, who has
gained quite a reputation as viol
The band will have lunch here
as the guests of the Roanoke Rap
ids Kiwanis Club, with Kiwanian
Billy Norwood as Chairman.
| Will Make Their Famous Drive Here
Madam Evelyn Nemar and Professor Nemar, famous couple noted
for their blindfold drive, who are to be seen in that performance in
'this city, Friday, April 21st, at 1:30 p. m.
Crowds massed the streets of Henderson the first of this week to witness the noted Blindfold ride
of Professor Nemar, who will make the same kind of ride in Roanoke Rapids after 1:30 p. m. This :
Friday afternoon. The above picture was rushed to THE HERALD from Henderson yesterday, show- '
ing a portion of the big crowds. ^
The curtain rises this Friday on
me of the most spectacular exhi
bitions ever staged in Roanoke
On Friday afternoon at one-thir
ty o’clock the world-famous Ne
pers will drive a new automobile
:hrough the streets of Roanoke
Rapids while Professor Nemar is
totally blindfolded. Madam Nemar
will also ride in a new automobile,
br rather she will ride on the run
ning board of the car, which will
be chauffeur-driven, about 70 to
100 feet ir. the rear of Professor
The drive will start in front of
the Peoples Theatre at 1:30 p. m.
The metal mask which Nemar
will wear during the drive was
placed on display in the show win
dow of Leggett’s Department
Store today, and may be seen from
the sidewalk at any time prior to
Thousands of people from Hali
fax and adjoining counties are ex
pected to be on hand to witness
the drive, and take advantage of
the bargains offered by the local
merchants on Neighborhood day.
Neighborhood Day promises to be
a bargain day for every one.
Professor Nemar will give away
many useful gifts selected from the
various stores cooperating.
Every merchant who is cooper
ating with the Herald in staging
this free exhibition on Neighbor
hood Day is offering a list of spec
ial bargains for the day. They are
bffering the biggest values in buy
ing history. Superior merchandise
will be offered at such small cost
(Continued on back page)
Three File For
Mayor; Two In
South Ward Race
Late this afternoon, City Clerk
L. Clark reported six candidates
rnd filed for the general election
;o be held May 2.
Three had filed for the Mayor’s
•ace. Besides Mayor Kelly Jenkins,
who is just completing his first
;erm, those filed were J. L. Lang
;ton and W. Newton Reid.
In the South Ward Commission
:r’s race, there were two candi
lates filed: Ned Manning, the pres
et Commissioner, and J. F. May.
Frank C. Williams, present Com
nissioner, was the only candidate
who had filed from the North
DEATH RIDE MIDNIGHT HALIFAX ROAD
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