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£bi‘ Zebulon Ztrrnrb
THE FOUR COUNTY NEWSPAPER—WAKE, JOHNSTON, NASH AND FRANKLIN
SZEBULON, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY TWELFTH, 1937.
Church School 10:00 a. m.
Public Worship 11:00 a. m.
Also Preaching 7:30 p. m.
Let everybody be on time for
Sunday School and may we have
another record attendance. Then
let all the children under 99 years
of age stay for church. The third
of a series of sermons on Apostles
Creed to be given at 7:30, Topic
“The Holy Catholic Church”.
Glad to see you at any of our
All evening services at the l°cal
Baptist church will begin at 7:30
until further notice.
Because of being called to Mt.
31ive to conduct the funeral service
>f a friend Pasto r Herring did not
ireach here on last Sunday night.
G Men To Expose
(Special to The Record)
Mysterious silence has shrouded
he activities of the United States
Secret Service for more than a half
entury. The country marveled ov
r the breaking up of counterfeit
ng rings and capture of the men
nvolved in this nefarious business,
low the Secret Service succeeded,
he methods used, the dangers fac
d, the thrill packed battles—al
ays heretofore have been buried
i the terse report: “Case Closed”,
ut now these secrets are divulged
> John J. Daly, a star newspaper
■ature reporter in Washington,
id are available to The Record
ith the full approval of the head
■ad of the United States Secret
Read the entire series in twelve
•sues of our Feature Magazine
arting in our February 28th issue,
m’t miss a single expose, as they
e the most unusual disclosures of
e century. We give you the most
nsational, accurate and authoriz-
SECRETS OF THE SECRET
XTENSION FORESTER TO BE
fiERE MONDAY AFTERNOON. '
County Agent John C. Anderson,
nnounces that R. W. Graeber, Ex
msion Forester, is planning t° be
l this community Monday atfer
oon, February 15th, at 3:00 o'clock
nd give a demonstration and talk
•n Forestry Thinning and the grow
ng and conservation of timber. Mr.
\nderson states that he has arrang
:d for Mr. Graeber to give this, dem
mstration on Luther B. Long’s
arm, located 1 mile South
east of Zebulon. All farmers inter
ested in Forestry Thinning and the
Jr-’wing of Timber are invited to
neet Mr. Graeber on the above men
ion farm Monday afternoon. He
/ill be glad to give them informa
ion on Forestry Problems.
They say the new school teach
r’s stock in trade is brains.
She’s certainly got a peculiar
'oking sample case.
Hut I can’t imagine any one
own here grieving over the loss of
Coming to Zebulon 13 years
ago, this week’s Public Cha
racter has since that time been
fully identified with the town’s
. interests and concerned for its
progress. He belongs to the
Name—Clarence Milton Wat
Native of—Wake County.
Domestic Status—Marr*ed Miss
Vevie Nowell in 1914. Two
daughters, 4 sons.
Chu r ch Affiliation—Baptist.
Business—Salesman and Buyer
for Groceries, Flour, Feritili
ers, and Feeds for J. A. Kemp
Has been in this business since
1912; with present firm since
Raleigh, N. C. February 11th—The
Seven County Public Forum, which
includes Wake, Johnston, Wayne,
Wilson, Greene, Lenoir and Pitt
counties got away to a good start
Monday night, and speakers of
national prominence addressed the
audiences at high schools and other
gathering centers during the week.
Speakers appeared at Garner, Hol
ly Springs, Apex, Wendell, Wake
Forest and Rolesville in Wake Coun
The Public Forum is sponsored
by the United tSates Department
of Education and is financed by the
Federal Government. About $36,000
was allocated by the government
for the work in the seven counties
in North Carolina. The forums, will
continue through June 30.
J. W. Studebaker, United States
Commisioner of Education, is na
tional head of the forum movement.
Ray Armstrong, Superintendent* of
Wayne County Public Schools is
Administration and John Barclay,
is Director of the Forum in North
Carolina. The Superirftendent of
City and County Schools have
charge of the forums in the several
counties, John G. Lockhart, Super
intendent of Wake County Schools,
and Claude Gaddy, of Raleigh Pub
lic Schools, direct the affairs in
The speakers will be experts in
the fields of economics* govern
ment, social welfare, science, edu
cation, agriculture and other lines,
There will be no admission fee to
any forum meeting.
The forum movement was origi
nated by United States Commis
sioner of Education Studebaker
when he was connected with the
schools of Des Moines, lowa, and
it became so popular that it has de
veloped into a national instituton.
The North Carolina Administra
tor plans to have fifty meetings a
week in the seven counties, thirty
in local sihool centers and twenty
in others places for youths, busi
ness men, labor and club and bus
The Wake county forum program
for this week-end follows:
Green Hope High School, Leader,
Howard Y. Williams, subject, “Am
ericas Future 1936-1940.” On Fri
day night Mr. Williams will de
liver the same address at Wakelon
Did you enjoy your visit to the
new church ?
No, I never sleep well the first
time in a strange place.
Februa r y Meeting
■ ■■ r
The meeting of the Woman’s
Club for this month will be held on
next Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 16,
at 3:30 p. m. Miss Christina Mac-
Fayden of the department (> f his
tory at Wakelon will speak on In
Read the Forum notice elsewhere
in this week’s Record.
Mrs. H. R. Totten of Chapel Hill
President of the Garden Clubs of
North Carolina and M r s. R. W.
Madrey of Chapel Hill, State Gar
den Club Chairman of Publicity,
met with the executive board of
the Zebulon Garden Club, Jan 8,
in the home of Mrs. C. E. Flowers
who is president of the Zebulon
Garden Club which has just become
Mrs. Totten gave a very interest
ing and instructive talk on the work
of the Garden Clubs of N. G. Dur
ing the discussion the hostess served
refreshments. Mrs. Totten and Mrs.
Madrey were luncheon guests of
Mrs. B. J. Lawrence of Raleigh
will be the next guest speaker at
our Ga r den meeting of this month,
which will meet with Mrs. Charlie
Weathersby, Thursday, Feb. 11th,
at 3:30 p. m.
To Give Recital
Mrs. G. Barbee’s piano stud
ents who are nbers of the senior
and junior clas sat Wakelon will
appear on Wednesday night of next
week, February 17, in a recital in
the auditorium at Wakelon.
Seniors who will take part are:
Margaret Bunn, Mary Gray Pippin,
Meryl Massey; juniors are: Ixmise
Baker, Cornelia Herring, Sallie
Strickland, Charles Winstead.
The program begms at eight
o’clock and the public is invited.
Those who have attended Mrs.
Barbee’s presentation'of her pupils
in the past know that the recital
this year will be pleasing and it is
hoped that the weather may permit
a good attendance.
While February promised in its
beginning to bring better weather
than had prevailed during January
has backslidden—or slipped in the
mud. A light sn"w last Thursday
night disappeared promptly because
of warmth and was followed by
rain that has continued at intervals.
Plum and peach trees are bloom-
ing, new growth is evident on
shrubs and rosebushes, chickweed
flourishes in dense green mats and
cannot be dug out because of wet
ness of earth, roads stay in bad
condtion except where paved.
is an unusual basement that shows
no leakage or seepage. Few barn
yard would pass inspection as mod
el quarters for stock.
“Somewhere the sun is shining”,
but not in nor around ZebuFn
Hubert Cooley, brother of Con- 1
pressman Harold D. Cooley, was in
stantly killed Monday when his car
struck an abutment on a bridge
near Wise, N. C.
Speaking of spring fever reminds
me of laziness and laziness reminds
of the time I vis'ted No Name Is
land in the South Pacific where the
famous No Name tribe lived.
They were called No Name be
cause the tribe was too lazy to
think up a name.
When they wanted to go any
where they rode donkeys instead of
h'rses so they wouldn’t have to
climb so high to get on.
I found the tribal m'niste r sit
ting under a banana tree one day
throwing corn in a nearby stream.
“What on earth are you doing,” I
asked, as I noted that he was throw
ing shuck cob and all into the
“I’m casting my bread on the
waters” he repl>ed.
“B'read on the wate r s?” I queri
ed, “why that’s unshucked corn.”
“Well” he grunted, “that’s what
bread is before it’s shucked, shell
ed, ground, made-up and baked.”
The men won't marry until they
can find a widow with several chil
The women are lazy too.
They put pop corn in flapjacks
so they’ll turn themselves over.
They tie a cow on one end of a
chain and the baby on the other so
he can eat when hungry.
1 he houses have no doors because
they’re too lazy to build houses.
They never sleep inside because
when it rains they don’t have to
One old fellow had lain still so
long the grass had covered him up.
He sa'd it saved his having to dres»
and undress every day. .
One day a snail crawled up on
his nose and finally shopped over
his right eye. Why d”n’t you blink
your eye and knock him off?” 1
“Be still,” he said, “and maybe
he’ll go away.
'When a few drops of ra*n fell he
wanted to know if that was rain,
said the sun was shining the last
time he looked. (That was the day
before when he had to open one eye
in o r der to see how to eat.
He lived under a banana tree be
cause the fruits w<>uld fall in his
mouth and slide down.
The only time he ever worked
was getting a visiting horticulturist
to cultivate a banana tree that
would grow peelless bananas.
Tangerines came from that .is
land originally, but, he complained,
they got so hard to peel we gave
He did live under an orange tree
but the o r anges were too large to
go down without swallowing twice.
I must have caught the disease,
I still have Spring Fever,