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fU'R COUNTY NEWSPAPER —WAKE, JOHNSTON, NASH AND FRANKLIN
This, That, and
MRS. THEO. B DAVJg
ZEBILON, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, APRIL THIRTIETH. 1937.
Biennial Town Election Held Yesterday
The supper on the lawn of the
Methodist church on Thursday ev
ening of last week was abundant
and delicious. It was followed by
the presentat.on of a pageant,
“The Bishop's Crusade,’’ which was
directed by Mrs. C. E. Flowers.
Leading parts were taken by Miss
Pattie Rue Denton, Virginia Brid
get and Dave Finch.
The pageant was repeated on
Sunday n ght at the preaching
Mrs. J. .A. Kemp had charge of
the program at the meeting of the
C entral Circle of the Baptist W. M.
S on Monday when the French
people of the U. S. was the topic
for study. Mrs. J. E. Gill was
Mrs. Herring reported an unu
sually good meeting of the associ
ational meeting of the W. M. U. at
Fuquay Springs. The next meet- (
ng will be held with the Zebulon j
society in April, 1938.
IS BEING SOLD
For the first time Brazil an cot
ton is being sold in this country in
competition with that grown here.
Importers are offering thousands of
bales from Brazil at a price about
two dollars a b le less than that
paid for home grown cotton.
MAY - DAY
As announced last week there
will be May Day exercises at
Wakelon on Saturday, May 1 Mrs.
Hunter Bell, director of the recre
ation work, will have charge.
Beginning at 3:00 o’clock the
following numbers will be given:
1— Maypole dance.
2 Races —relay, etc. High
3 Sos: Ball game—Local girls
vs. Raleigh team.
The public cordially invited.
Mrs. Buell will be assisted by M ss
Grace Blue and Mr. Pepper.
Commencement exercises at Mid
dlesex high school will be held on
Friday night, April 30, at 8:00
The address will be by Dr- J. L.
Peacock, of Tarboro, and will be
followed by spec al recognitions
and the presentation, of diplomas.
Miss Bessie Anderson is chief
marshal and will be assisted by
Margaret Bunn, Norma Clay Dan
iel, Eula Mae Strickland and Bill
The favor te food of many fa
mous chefs is said to be meat
stew, with beef, lamb, or chicken
as its base.
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JOHN PARK FOR
The Zebulon Rotary club has en
dorsed newspaper publisher, John
A. Park as active candidate of the
Raleigh Rotary club for District
Governor during the coming year,
the election to be at the P nehurst
District Conference on May 10.
Mr. Park has had a prominent
, part is Rotary affairs since the
State’s first club was founded at
Raleigh in 1914, serving as presi
dent and in oth°r capacities.
Known as an able leadef in civic,
rl’igious, mus cal and educational
affairs, he is widely known out
side the profession of journalism.
He has covered most of Europe
and also the two American conti
nents from Newfundland to the Ar
gentine Republ c.
Mr. Park recently celebrated his
j silver anniversary as head of The
On Tuesday afternoon a heavy
rain with wind and hail flooded the
smaller streams and damaged gar
dens in the Lees Chapel section.
Zebulon had only a shower at
The Sehnick Pictures Corpora
tion will send a scout to Chapel
Hill to seek talent for the movie
production of “Gone With The
Wind,’’ wh ch is to be filmqd soon
Southern talent is desired, probab
ly because of the accent, and the
Playmakers at Chapel Hill have
attracted much attention recently
with their presentation of comedy
To keep sweet, milk sH° ul d be
cooled as soon as possible
Seventh Grade Exercises
The commencement exercises of
the seventh grade at Wakelon w.ll
be held on Tuesday afternoon,
May 4th, beginning at 2:30. This
announcement was not included in
the schedule of events published
No feature of commencement
Voters at the* town primary to
day have the choice of the follow
ing candidates and it is hoped that
a full representation of the town’s
citizens may cast ballots.
(Vote for One) *
R. H. Bridgers
(Vote for Five)
J. F. Coltrane
R. Vance Brown
Jno. D. Horton
A. S. Hinton
Jesse K lpatrick
P F. Massey
W, B. Bunn
Chas. H. Rhodes
F. D. Finch
A. C. Dawson
F. E. Bunn.
Mrs. G. S. Barbee presented her
music pupils in recital in Wake
lon’s auditorium Wednesday night.
Before a large audience pup Ist
ranging in ability from first grade
to seniors in high school performed
in an entertaining manner. Solos,
duets, trios, quartettes and an oc
tette were given, a classical dance
afforded variety, and a pageant of
flowers! brought to a close one of
the most enjoyable features of
On the program were: Viola Hop
kins, Gloria Massey, Sallie Strick
land, Alma Doris Jones, Rebecca
Ruth Horton, Cleo Glover, Eliza
beth Weathers, Dorothy Horton,
Rebecca Horton, Jode Weathers,
Edith Lee Medlin, Sara Ann Eaton,
Dorothy Mizelle, Melba Duke, Beth
Massey, Mary Gordon Massey,
Joyce Temple, Myra Gay, Margaret
E’unn, Mary Gray Pippin, Meryl
Massey, Louise Baker, Cornelia
Herring, Carolyn Massey, Charles
Winstead, Frederick Page, Charles
Horton, Roy W lscn, Donald Pip
On Tuesday night little Betty
Finch Harper, aged nine, died at
the home of her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. John I). Finch, after a
long and painful illness of undis
solved pneumonia follow.ng influ
enza. She leaves besides, her pj.%
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Harper,
two brothers, Talmadge and Carl
Burial services were held on
Thursday afternoon at the Metho
dist church, concluding at the Zebu
It is not the oath that makes, us
believe the man, but the man the
here attracts more attention than
the seventh grade program and
presentation of diplomas from the
grammar school. Mrs. F. E. Bunn
and Miss Velma Webb will direct
proceedings. Billy Green will wel
come those present and R H.
Brantley will speak the closing
words for the cIfMS-
The Garden club will have
charge of a flower show in the Wo
man’s club on Thursday, May 13.
Not only club members, but all
flower lovers are asked to co-oper
ate. Prizes will be given and slips
and cuttings will be on sale at low
(See the Record next week for
list of desirable prizes )
All flower show committees are
asked to communicate at once with
Mrs. C. G. Weathersby.
On Thursday afternon at 3:30
o’clock Mrs. J. K. Barrow was host
ess to the Garden Club.
The president, Mrs. Chas. Flow
ers, called the meeting to order.
Mrs. Chas. Weathersby, Chairman
of the Flower Show, made a re
port of arrangements and plans be
ing made for the show; naming
committees and their duties.
(Continued on back page)
SENDS DATA ON
524,940 N. C. EMPLOYEES
ISSUED SOCIAL SECURITY
The number of North Carolina
employees who had applied for So
c al Security account numbers as
of April 17 was 524,940. The num
ber of employers who had applied
for identification numbers as of
this same date in our State wasi 38-
006, according to recent figures re
leased by the Socia Security Board
in Washington. The records show
that only 12 other states in the
Union exceed North Carolina m the
number of persons who have ap
plied for account numbers. It is al
so interesting to note that over 14,-
000 applications for account num
bers have thus far been received
by the Jtaleigh Post Office; over
26,000 by the Durham Post Office;
over 12,000 by the Burlington; and
over 12,000 by the Wilming. The re
cords also show that Wilson has re
ceived around 8,000 applications,
Henderson 5,500, Rocky Mt. 8,000,
Fayeteville 5,500, Goldsboro 6,000
etc. Applications are continuing to
be received at a rapid rate by these
as well as other post offices
throughout the State.
China bought more airplanes and
aeronautical equipment in 1936
than did any other country.
FOR MAYOR \ I
R. H. Bridgers—64
F. I). Finch—l4s
J* I). Horton—l 39
W. B. Bunn—l44 -
J. F. Coltrane—92 * I
R. Vance Brown—99
A. S. Hinton — 73
P. F. Massey—6B
( has. H. Rhodes— 35 J
A. C. Dawson, Sr—47 I m f
F. K. Bunn—6o J