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Samuel Marks Married To Miss Jeanette
Radvin At Richmond Home Of Her Parents
Sunday Afternoon; Honeymoon In Canada
A marriage of much interest in
North Carolina and Virginia was
that of Miss Jeanette Ravdin and
Samuel Marks, which was solem
nized Sunday afternoon, July 10th,
at 4 o’clock in Richmond at the
home of the bride’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Daniel Ravdin.
Simplicity characterized the cer
emony which was performed by
Rabbi J. E. Raffaeli. The bride
who was given in marriage by her
father was lovely in a gown of
flesh starched chiffon, with ha!
to match. Her flowers were a
corsage of orchids and lilies of the
The bride’s only attendant was
her sister, Mrs. Harry Cooper of
Dallas, Texas, who wore a frock
of caramel lace and chiffon with
a shoulder corsage of talisman
roses and lilies of the valley.
Tne bridegroom was attended by
Allen Gordon of Baltimore as best
Mrs. Ravdin, mother of the
bride, wore a gown of beige crepe
and lace. Her flowers were a
shoulder corsage of talisman
The mother of the bridegroom.
Mrs. Benjamin Marks, was attired
in a frock of eggshell lace with
hat to match. She wore a corsage
of Joanna Hill roses.
Following the ceremony a re
ception was held for the bridal
party, out of town guests, mem
bers of the family and intimate
During the early evening, Mr.
and Mrs. Marks left by motor for
a wedding trip to Canada, return
ing by way of the Great Lakes
Mrs. Marks is the attractive and
winsome daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Ravdin of Richmond. Foi
the past two years she has held
a responsible position with the
State Department of Virginia.
Mr. Marks is the only son of
Mrs. Benjamin Marks, and the late
B. Marks, pioneer Roanoke Rapids
merchant, and is himself, one of
the youngest business men and
merchants in the city. He has
grown to young manhood in Roa
noke Rapids, having lived here all
of his life with the exception of
what time he was a student at
Johns-Hopkins in Baltimore, 1; ter
working on a Baltimore news
paper, and returning to Roar.oke
Rapids to look after business in
terest of his own, and of his moth
Among the out of town guests
were: Mrs. Benjamin Marks, moth
er of the bridegroom, Miss Fannye
Marks and Miss Marcella Marks
of Roanoke Rapids, and Mrs. Sarle
Bell of Brookline, Mass., sisters
of the bridegroom, Mr. and Mrs.
Mooney Greenberg, Miss Fanny
Greenberg of Roanoke Rapids,
Mrs. H. Scholnik and Barney Sch
olnik of Boston, Mass., Mrs. An
nie Teitlebaum, Mrs. Jennie Nor
insky, Mrs. Jacob Noiman, Abe
Norinsky, Sam Israel, Alvin Ep
stein and AIlen Gordon of Balti
more, Mr. and Mrs. M. Marks,
Misses Rose and Theresa Marks
and Louis Marks of Washington,
D. C., Mr. and Mrs. M. Cohen of
Enfield, Mrs. Harry Cooper of
Dallas, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Sol
Cooper of Petersburg, Miss Min
nie Banks of Roanoke, Va., Misses
Polly Jaffe and Dorothy Herman,
and Ben Jaffe, of Suffolk, and
Joe Sobel of Franklin, Va.
Miss Edythe Welch spent Tues
day in Jackson with Mr. and Mrs.
William Boone, Jr.
Miss Beanie Carpenter spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. T.
L. Gray at Camp’s Store.
One of London’s most thrilling
pastimes each season is to select the
most beautiful and loveliest debu
tante. This season the unanimous
ffward vent to Miss Phyllis Salt,
daughter of London’s Air Defense
HONORS MRS. WILSON
Mrs. W. H. Babcock and Mrs.
J. H. Vries were joint hostesses on
Tuesday evening with bridge, hon
oring Mrs. T. O. Wilson.
In the living room, where three
tables were arranged for players
flowers were effectively used.
Places for playing were found by
attractive tallies. The winner of
highest score, Mrs. W. C. Williams,
was given a box of powder. The
guest of honor was presented hose.
A sweet course was served. Those
invited to meet Mrs. Wilson were:
Mesdames R. G. Knight, W. A.
China, A. L. Clark, Emmett Mat
thews, Larence Clements, Robert
E. Cleaton, Jr., W. C. Williams,
Will Taylor, J. A. Northington, C
W. Davis and Miss Helen McLaw
Misses Ruby Brown, Jansey Vau
ghan and Dorothy Hux entertain
ed a few friends Saturday night
at the home of Mrs. Nannie Smith
on Hamilton Street. Games were
played and refreshments consist
ng of punch and cake were served
the following guests: Misses Ruby
E. Brown, Jansey Vaughan, Mary
Norwood, Leola Pledger, Janie
Bristow, Ruby Brown, Roxie ’
Brown, Bernace Smith, Alice Mas
sey, Doma Rooke, Virginia Vaugh
an, Dorothy Hux, and Messrs
“Boob” Massey, Lloyd Hasty, Le
roy Moore, Elmo Kitrell, Thomas
Pergerson, Belmont Murray, Jak
Jenkins, Rheuben Daniel, Clarence
Kirkland and Ernest Tidwell.
MRS. WILSON HOSTESS
Mi’s. Carroll Wilson was hostesf
on July 10th to the members of
her bridge club and a few invited
guest. Progressive contract which
was played at three tables was
much enjoyed. Miss Ruth Transou
was winner of the highest score
for the evening. A salad course
was served at ten fifteen. The
hostess was assisted by her moth
er, Mrs. Kate Ashford, in serving
a salad course. Those making up
the tables were: Mesdames Hugh
Camp, Howard Pruden, Julian
Allsbrook, George Hayes, Pendle
ton Grizzard, Joseph Kling, Rus
sell Alford, Cranford Hoyle, Miss
es Lucille Carlon, Margaret Clark,
Ruth Transou and Ann Coleman.
Mrs. D. E. lies, Sr., spent last
week with her mother, Mrs. Bet
tie Dunn and other relatives in
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wright
of White Plains, Va., are the
guests of Mrs. W. J. Chambliss this
Mrs. W. D. Smith ami little
daughter, Ellen Douglas, of Red
Springs, are visiting relatives here
and in Roanoke Rapids.
The Rev. Rufus Bradley, Miss
Eva Moss, Mr. and Mrs. William
Crews visited Mr. and Mrs. L. L.
Mrs. Marvin Newsom, of Little
ton, was here on business Thurs
day of last week.
Mrs. M. H. Allen spent the week
end with relatives in Roanoke Rap
Mrs. Henry House, Miss Francis
House visited Mrs. R. W. Hamill
Miss Virginia Shaw is spending
some time with relatives in Nor
Mr. and Mrs. Joe House visited
relatives here Sunday.
Mrs. Bettie Brewer, Mr. and
Mrs. Terrie Dickens and little
daughter, Frances, of Littleton,
visited Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Shaw
Friday of last week.
Mr. William Twitty, Jr., of War
renton, spent several days with
his cousin, John D. House, Jr., this
Mrs. S. S. Reeks of Macon, spent
last Sunday night with her sister,
Mrs. J. A. House.
Miss Christine Dunn, of Winston
Salem, is visiting her cousin here,
Mr. D. E. Lies and family.
Mr. and Mrs. John Holloman of
Weldon visited friends here Sunday
Mrs. John Willis Hayes of Hen
derson, visited her mother, Mrs.
J. W. King-, last week.
Announcement of Recent
Announcement has been receiv
ed here of the marriage of Miss
Agnes Norman Reeks, of Macon,
to Charles Anderson Walker, Jr.,
cf New York, the marriage taking
place in Norfolk, Va., on Satur
day, July 8th. The bride is a niece
of Mrs. J. A. House and has rel
itives in Roanoke Rapids. Mr. an
Mrs. Walker will be at home aftei
Tuly 20th, 29 Farview Ave., Nev
Brighton, Staten Island, New York
On Saturday evening the child
ren of Mrs. John D. House, Mrs.
W. E. Matthews, Mrs. Wiley Bow
ers of Littleton, Mrs. Robert Rob
inson of near Littleton, and Mrs.
Billie Twitty of near Warrenton
with Mr. Charles Taylor, an invit
ed guest, enjoyed a picnic supper
near Warrenton, given by Mr. W.
E. Matthews, leaving at 4:00 o’
clock on a nicely constructed tent
truck, with Miss Sue House and
Mrs. Matthews as nurses. The
rest of the passengers including
Mrs. Lindsay Price and Miss An
nie Price were taken on in Lit
tleton. After filling up on “hot
dogs”, washed down with lemon
ade, games were played and a few
campfire songs were enjoyed. Then
leaving the moon to watch the fire
fade out, the nurses with sleepy
tots and courting couples gathered
on the “buss” and it was not long
before the midnight breeze caused
the blankets used for cushions to
be spread out for wraps. The party
reached home at midnight, feeling
none the worse for the delightful
“shake up” and unexpected “sea
breeze” and as yet no snake bites
and red bug complaints have been
Miss Alma Lee Vaughan Is United In
Marriage To Mr. Andrew J. Adkins At
Church Ceremony Saturday Afternoon
Impressive in its simplicity and
dignity was the man-age of Miss
Alma Lee Vaughan and Mr. An
drew Jackscn Adkins, Saturday
afternoon at (3:00 o’clock in the
First Methodist Episcopal Church
Rev. S. I. Starnes officiating the
impressive ring ceremony being
Tne church was beautifully de
corated with palms, ferns and Eng
lish Ivy combined with lilies, in
terspersed with tall stands hold
ing pink cathedral candles. An im
pressive and lovely musical pro
gram was rendered by Miss Gladys
Cox, organist, and Miss Ot.'Tr
Vaughan, sister of the bride, sol
oist. As Miss Cox played Liebes
traum by Litz and Cantilena Toy
Gotterman, the ushers, Mr. John
Bounds of Roanoke Rapids, and
Mr. Roy Moore, of Greenville, N.
C., entered and lighted the cand
les. Miss Vaughan then sang “The
Sweetest Story Ever Told” by
Stults and “O Promise Me” by
De Koven. To the strains of the
bridal chorus from Lohengrin, th"
bridal party entered in the follow
ing order: Miss Betty Joyce House,
cousin of the bride as Junior maid.
She was dressed in blue organdy
with long ruffled skirt and carried
a colonial bouquet of pink roses,
showered with valley lilies. Mrs
L. E. Spikes, sister of the bride,
was matron of honor. She was
dressed in pink silk lace and pint
picture hat and carried an arm
bouquet of pink roses and blue del
phenium. Little Miss Camilla
Spikes, niece of the bride, was
flower girl. She wore pink ruffled
organdy and carried a basket of
pink roses. The bride wore a dress
of white waffle crepe and small
white crepe turban with a veil.
Her flowers were a bouquet of or- j
chids and valley lilies. She enter
ed the church on the arm of her
father, Mr. W. P. Vaughan, who
gave her in marriage. She was
met at the alter by the groom. The
groom entered with his brother,
Mr. Robert W. Adkins, who acted
as best man.
Mrs. Adkins is the attractive
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. P.
Vaughan and ha§ lived in Roanoke
Rapids all her life. She is a gradu
ate of Duke University, and has
'.aught for the past several years
in the schools in Winston-Salem
and Taylorsville, N. C.
Mr. Adkins is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. K. Adkins of Leaks
ville Spray, N. C., and holds a
position with the Otis Elevator
Company in Washington, D. C.
Immediately after the ceremony
Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan, parents of
the bride, entertained the bridal
party and guests with a delightful
buffet supper. The bridal couple
then left for a northern trip and
will be at home, 1918 I. St., N. W.,
Washington, D. C., about the first
Mrs. Roy Davis and daughter,
Juanita, are spending this week
*t Virginia Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Norwood and
children spent the week-end with
relatives in Pleasant Hil.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brown motor
ed to Durham Sunday.
Miss Merle Cole is spending this
week in Richmond, Va., with rel
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Gray and
daughter, Mary, and Mrs. C. C.
Cooke, of Camp’s Store, were vis
itors in town Saturday.
REPORT OF CONDITION OF THE
ROANOKE BANK & TRUST CO.,
AT ROANOKE R APIDS, NORTH CAROLINA
To Commissioner of Banks at the dose of business on the
30th day of June, 1933
Loans and Discounts _$215,603.74
Banking House _ 29,806.00
Furniture and Fixtures _ 9,000.00
Cash in Vault and Amounts Due from
Approved Depository Banks_ 94,335.90
Checks for Clearing and Transit Items_ 13,971.24
Other Real Estate _ - _ 10,471.83
Liquidation Account, First National Bank_ 153,223.69
Liquidation Account Rosemary B. & T. Co_ 75,337.43
Capital Stock Paid In_§ 60,000.00
Undivided Profits (Net Amount)_ 35,416.58
Reserved for Depreciation_ 1,994.41
Other Deposits Subject to Check_251,319.16
Deposits Due State of North Carolina and
Any Official Thereof: Unsecured_ 32,829.25
Cashier’s Checks Outstanding _ 445.61
Certified Checks Outstanding_ 805.11
Savings Deposits (Due on or After 30 Days)_ 207,634.22
Rediscounts _ NONE
Bills Payable _ NONE
Reserve For Contingencies _ 11,305.49
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF HALIFAXss.
H. E. Lee, Cashier, S. T. Peace, Director, and W. L,
Manning, Director of the Roanoke Bank & Trust Co., each
personally appeared before me this day, and, being duly
sworn, each for himself, says that the foregoing report is
true to the best of his knowledge and belief.
H. E. LEE, Cashier
S. T. PEACE, Director
W. L. MANNING, Director
Sworn to and subscribed before me this the
13th day of July, 1933
My commission expires June 8, 1934.