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I have put it, I know, as far from
As hell has put heaven away;
As forgetting has done with re
As death has done with delay.
I have put it, I know, as far from
As the stars and the suns are
As a grave has finished with
As my heart has done with your
Dr. G. S. Barbee attended the
annual meeting of alumni of the
Medical School of the University
of N. C. on Monday night in Wen
dell. Dr. J. R. Hester retiring pres
ident, was succeeded by Dr. I. A.
Ward of Hertford.
Mrs. Craven Brown of Durham
is spending some time here with
her sister, Mrs. Allan Pippin. Mr.
Brown was here on Tuesday for
the funeral service of his. aunt,
Miss Eliza Brown.
B. A. Weathers of Wendell, R 2,
who was quite ill during a part of
last week has made marked im
provement and is now able to be
The Pittman Stells went on last
Sunday to St. Petersburg, Fla., to
visit in the home of their daugh
ter, Mrs. Rex Duckett.
Dr. L. M. Massey was kept from
church last Sunday by illness. As
Supt. of the Sunday School Dr.
Massey’s absence is more notice
able than that of most persons and
much regret was expressed that
he was sick.
Mrs. Norman Screws underwent
a minor operation here last Tues
day and was taken to the home of
her mother-in-law in Selma to re
main until sufficiently recovered
to return home.
W. N. Pitts has purchased the J.
D. Davis home and is repairing
and repainting it, after which it
will be for rent.
Mrs. J. 0. Newell has been ill
for some days with an attack of
In a double game of basketball
at Wakelon on Tuesday night of
this week the home team girls lost
to Middlesex, while the Wakelon
boys won over the Middlesex team.
Mrs. J. N. Freeman from Wake
Forest and Mrs. E. P. Gerard from
Rocky Mount spent last week in
Charlotte and Gastonia visiting
Mrs. L. W. Rogers and Mrs. Y. T
B. V. Chamblee of Asheville and
J. W. Chamblee of Richmond, Va.,
spent a few days this week with
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Mrs. C. B. Eddins, Jr., was car
ried Tuesday night to Mary Eliza
beth Hospital for an operation. Af
consultation the doctors decided (
to retain her instead for treatment
which it is hoped will make unnec
essary the .operation.
Mrs. C. B. Eddins, Sr., has been
confined to her bed for a week, but
is able to be up now.
Aong the newly elected officers
of the Sappho society at Campbell
College are Misses Dorothy Win
stead and Mary Iva Gay. Miss Gay
is secretary aruT Miss Winstead is
chorister. They are both graduates
j of Wakelon.
•Miss Violet Mae Andrews of
Wakefield was married to Mr.
Victor Leonard Chamblee last
week. Mrs. Andrews is the daugh
ter of Mrs. Keith.
Miss Jocelyn House was among
those Meredith students who made
I the first honor roll during the fall
Miss Beulah Bradley, junior at
Grensboro College, made the honor
roll for the first semester.
Miss Ruby Temple came home
from Henderson, where she teach
es, to spend the weekend with her
Miss Sadie Leight Blount is one
of the sponsors of the Mid-winter
Dances at State College. She will
be with Jack Dossenbach of Leon
ia, N. J. The dances begin on Fri
day of this week.
Miss Sue Alston of Louisburg is
boarding in the home of Mrs.. J. E.
Gill while dong work on the Con
sumer Purchase Survey in Nash
Married 50 Years
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Williams
of near Zebulon observed” their
golden wedding anniversary on
February 23. They have five sons:
B. C., S. F., and L. J. Williams of
Zebulon; N. V. Williams of Ral
eigh; V. J. Williams of New York;
five daughters: Mr. C. J. Privette,
Mrs. B. C. Ray, Mrs. W. M. Stall
ings, Mi&s Florence Williams, and
the late Mrs. D. P. Privette, all of
There are also 37 grandchildren
and 10 great-grandchildren.
Miss Fannie Mae Valentine was
hostess to the Virginia Dare Book
Club at the teacherage Monday ev
ening in Bailey. Miss Valentine
gave quite an interesting talk on
correct clothng. A George Wash
ington crossword puzzle contest
was greatly enjoyed. Mrs. R. S.
Rittenbury being the winner, re
ceived a blooming potted plant.
The Washington motif was carried
out in the decoration and refresh
Guests other than club members
were: Mrs. Brooks Privette, a re
cent bride who* was presented a
lovely piece of silver in her pattern;
Miss Helen Privette; Mrs. Ben
Wood, Mrs. Albert May and Miss
Ada Valentine of Spring Hope.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Yates spent
the weekend with relatives at-
Mrs. Jim Jones of Forestville
spent Sunday with her father, Mr.
Misses Essie and Delia Dowling
Miss Nash and Mrs Wallace spent
the week end with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Rev. W. C. Francis was the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. H, O. Baker Mon
The many friends of Miss Linda
Horton were sorry to hear of her
accident last Friday night at the
Rolesville-Wendell basketball game
and hope her bruises and dislocat
ed elbow will soon be alright.
Miss Lucy Glenn Gill of the
school faculty has been ill for sev
eral days. Faculty, student body,
and many friends hope she will
soon be back at her work.
Mrs. N. B. Daniel, who has. been
sick for the past five weeks, is im
proving. Also Mrs. L. S. Rogers is
The Y. W. A. had a delightful
social at the church Monday night.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Pearce an
nounce the birth of a daughter,
Lois Fay, at Rex Hospital, Febru
ary 20, Mother and baby are doing
Come to the Baptist Church Sun
day morning. This church went to
full time Februaryl. You are cor
dially invited each Sunday morn
ing at ten o’clock for Sunday
School; eleven o’clock, preaching;
six-thirty B. T. U.; seven-thirty,
of Balaneed Powers
By RAYMOND PITCAIRN
Spntinpls of thk Rppuhlic
Among the famous admonitions oi
George Washington recalled by many
Americans on his recent birthday
celebration was the following:
"If in the opinion of the people the
distribution or modification of the
Constitutional powers be in any par
ticular wrong, let it be corrected by
an amendment in the way which the
Constitution designates But let there
be no change by usurpation; for
though this in one instance may be
the instrument of good, it is the cus
tomary weapon by which free govern
ments are destroyed.”
As this is written that admonition
remains strongly in the minds of the
Various members of Congress are
pointing out in public utterances
the necessity of preserving the inde
pendence of our three co-ordinate
branches of government Legisla
tive, Executive, and Judicial—-as es
tablished in the Constitution to safe
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press and in letters to Congress,
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non-partisan a discussion.
Undoubtedly this discussion will
continue. And that is an encourag
ing sign in a republic which lists
free speech and full discussion of
public questions high among the
rights of citizens guaranteed under
It is the province of an indepen
dent Congress to make our laws; of
an independent Executive to enforce
them, and of an independent Judi
ciary to interpret th m.
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