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Carolina’s Only TABloid NEWSpaper
The Roanoke Rapids Herald
VOLUME NINETEEN_ ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C., THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st, 1933 NUMBER TWENTY
I Tnp 17 ALL ATTEND
U I\ VI Hi nr a meeting
UP AND DOWN
WITH THE EDITOR
The Woman’s Club will hold the
first regular meeting of the club
on the 2nd Monday in September
instead of the 1st Monday. This
change was made several years
ago on account of labor day. The
first meeting is Monday, Septem
You can’t back down these
sturdy old-timers. Mrs. Alice
Hux was 72 years old Sunday.
Did she spend the day in a
rocking chair receiving the
usual congratulations? She
did not. Mrs. Hux went out
to the local flying field and
made her first airplane flight. _
Friends here have heard recent
ly from Mr. and Mrs. Joe D.
Collins who are now living in
Washington, D. C., where Mr. Col
lins is junior drug clerk for the
Mayflower Pharmacy. Mrs. Col
lins was Miss Lillian Mae Wilk-'
inson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. R. Wilkinson of this city.
Latest Raleigh ruling on
sales tax: articles sold from
trucks, wagons and carts, ex
cept when producer is doing
the selling, are subject to the
3 per cent sales tax. Even the
professional peddler is hit
by the tax.
Mr. and Mrs. Y. N. Underwood,
Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Underwood
and Miss Violet Keele were call
ed to Burlington Thursday on ac
count of the death of Mr. Under
Rev. Hugh Bradley writes
he will return Friday of this
week, and morning services
will be held by him at the
Presbyterian Church. There
will be no evening services.
The last excursion of the sea
son to the Norfolk beaches will
be this weekend. This has been
a most successful season accord
ing to Seaboard officials, due, they
say, to attractive rates and plen
ty of advertising.
(Continued on back page)
Three Members School Board
To Be Chosen On
The election of three school
trustees of the Roanoke Rapids
Graded Schools will be held on
Tuesday, October 3rd., and notice
to voters is ordered this week by
the City Board of Commissioners.
The three members of the Board
whose present terms will expire
are T. W. Mullen, J. T. Chase and
E. W. Eubanks.
Mr. Mullen is and has been for
many years the chairman of the
board. Mr. Chase has served as
a member of the board for five
years. Mr. Eubanks is the young
est member from point of service
but has shown a quick grasp of
school affairs and problems.
It is not know at this time how
many of these gentlemen will file
those who voted m the School
Board election of two years ago
need not register again. Those who
did not register for that election
must register before voting.
Candidates desiring to run must
file with the Registrar at least
five days before the election. P.
A. Reid is registrar, George Lamp
ley and C. C. Shell are judges of
election. Mr. Reid will have the
registration books at the High
School each day between Sept.
15 and 22 for new voters.
Sam Marks To Open
New Store Saturday
The Fair, Incorporated, new ex
clusive shoe store, will open its
doors to the public on Saturday,
according to the manager, Sam
The new store is located in the
South end at the former location
of Traynham-Grimmer Grocery
The interior has been redeco
rated to conform with the modern
ideas of the management and noth
ing but shoes will be handled. Full
details of the opening are given
in an advertisement in this issue.
“Away They Go” at Fair Rodeo
Internationa] stars perform
ing at the Rodeo at A Century
of Progress—the Chicago
World’s Fair. Above, Dick
Shelton, giant Texas cowboy
champion, about to “rassle” a
wild Mexican steer. Center left,
Harry Knight of Canada astride
a tough bronk. Right, Elmer
Hepler of New Mexico stays
aboard a man-hating Brahma.
Below, La Senorita Feresita
Jayme, Mexico’s cowgirl queen,
astride her Arabian-bred steed.
The Rodeo is held in Soldier
Field, adjacent to the Exposi
tion Grounds. It opened Aug. 25
and will continue for 17 days.
Scotland Neck is to have a new
bank. A branch of the Bank of
Halifax will open for business
sometime next week.
The Bank of Halifax ds rated
with the leading banks of the State
and the people of Scotland Neck
are to be congratulated.
Scotland Neck has been with
out complete banking facilities
since the bank holiday. The pres
ent bank, in process of liquidation,
has been serving as a depository
The Halifax County Fair will
be held this year under new man
agement, starting Monday, Oct
ober 16th, and lasting thru th«
entire week, closing Saturday
night, October 21.
Sheesley Shows will be the mid
way attraction with fireworks anc
free acts in front of the grand
stand each night.
only and discontinued this servic<
All Outside Speakers Busy
In Home Campaigns
Plans for a mass meeting of cit
izens to select a local NRA com
mittee tonight were deferred un
til next week when it was impos
sible to get an outside speaker this
Both Raleigh and Richmond
NRA headquarters reported yes
terday and today that all avail
able speakers were dated up for
U. B. Blalock, Raleigh, NRA
district member for North Caro
lina, tried to get a speaker for
tonight but wired his regrets yes
terday. He promised to have a
speaker here for the first part of
next week and at press time, no
word had been received.
All over the United States this
week and next, thousands of speak
ers and lay workers are spreading
the NRA gospel.
The goal is to put every business
under the NRA code and sign up
every citizen as an NRA consum
The time of the mass meeting
here will be announced later and
every citizen is urged to attend.
The program for the mass meet
ing next week calls for a band
concert by J. Saunders and his
Rosemary Concert Band, a speech
by some noted State speaker, or
ganization of the local NRA com
mittee and plans for an intensive
store-to-store and house-to-house
campaign to enlist every citizen
under the NRA flag.
The meeting will be held in the
High School auditorium and the
exact date and time will be an
nounced with handbills and on all
bulletin boards in the city and
Dr. N. W. Squire of London
must pay Mrs. Phyllis Hancock
$1,250 because ht said she was
“incapable of caring for cats.”
Infant Son Dies
Joe Harrison, Jr., infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Harrison of
this city, died Monday. Funeral
services were conducted Tuesday
by Reverend J. E. Kirk with in
. terment in Roanoke Rapids Ceme
New Bank For Scotland Neck