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THE FOUR COUNTY NEWSPAPER—WAKE, JOHNSTON, NASH AND FRANKLIN
This, That, and |
MRS. THEO. B. DA YUS
In the western part of this state
» they make w. cuil a moun- j
tain fruit cake. I think its name is
partly due to the fact that up there
appels aie called fruit nad other
fruits are called by name. For it
is quite different from the usual
fruit cake. To make it. you first
make a smooth, very thick, well
sweetened apple sauce and keep it
warm until your cake layers are
ready. Make the layers of molas
.ses cookie dough—not batter. Roll
out the ipeces of dough tien and
*bake them in jelly cake tins, put
ting them together while still hot,
with the apple sauce between at
least as deep as the layers. Let it
stand for some time before serv
ing and when cut it will have a
firm softness that holds it in shape
and yet makes it so yielding that
even the toothless could enjoy it.
Use whipped cream on it, unless
you believe in lettitng well enough
Heer’.- a good recipe for the lay
1 cup butter and laid mixed
3-4 cup sugar
1 cup good molasses
1 teaspoonful each of ginger, cinna
mon, and cloves
1 teaspoonful soda dissolved in 1-2
cup hot water
t Flour to make a stiff dough.
This amount will make layers
for a cake with some left over for
gingersnaps. Because, you see, the
mountain fruit cake could never
stand going to school in a lunch
Ee s ginger snaps and raw apples
1 ' £
ZEBULON. NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER THIRD. 1937.
j CHURCH NOTES
| The service at the Zebulon Bap
! tist Church next Sunday will in
! elude a special recognition of all !
new members and stress the im
portance of older members’ exam
| pie and influence. It is hoped to
i make it a church family day of
A Bible school clinic has been
i held at the Baptist church this
week, closing on Thursday night.
Subjects discussed were the duties
I of officers and teachers of classes.
The Central Circle of the Bap
;st W. M. S. met on Monday after
noon in the home of Mrs. Merritt
At Wiison Opening
By George L. Wainwright
Attentive and hopeful, approxi
j mately ten thousand tobacco farm
ers from every section of eastern
North Carolina congregated in
warehouses on the Wiison tobacco
market to witness the opening of
the 1937 season.
As sales got underway promptly
at nine o’clock a hush settled over
the large crowd attending all sales
and only the sing song chant of
the world’s best tobacco auctioneers
coudl be heard, intermingled with
almost noisless scratching and low
murmurings from expert buyers.
After the first few minutes of
selling had passed, giving suf
i j ficient time for producers to scruti
. nize tag markings, sighes of satis
Tobacco on Wilson’s opening
sold for $3.00 per hundred to S4O,
wit a predominance of inferior
quality of leaf on all floors. Prices
continued on the upward trend
cm the first few hours of selling
itil the- closing hour when all to
icco had been sold by 4 o’clock in
It is the belief of experts that
ie h ; gh opening figures are but a
irecast of what is to continue in
ie coming weeks when the finer
•ades v.il! go on sale ard prices
MR CATALOGUES CAN
BE HAD AT FAIR OFFICE
The premium list of the Five
unty Fair are now off the press
1 can be had at the fair office
I. D. Gill’s office on Arendoll
enue in Zebulon. Season tick
are also now on sale there.
Vakeion Theatre Njgw
Open For Entertainment
ST ‘UP-TO-DATE THEATRE
N COUNTY; RIVALS RAL
EIGH IN ACOUSTICS
-bulon’s new “Wakelon” Thea
opened last night to a crowd
showed much enthusiasm and
vment at the excellence of the
stical qualities and beautiful
ior decoration and fixtures,
other small town in the coun
W akeion Opening
! teachers Named
I Wakelon School will open the
1937-38 term on Wednesday morn
ing, September 8, 8:30 o’clock. We
! hope it will be possible for every
boy and girl in the district to reg
ister the first day. This is neces
sary in order that we may arrange
our classes and schedule of work to
the best advantage. We realize
tliat it will be impossible for sonu
of the pupils large enough to work
to stay in school every single day,
but we do hope that it will be pos
sible for every single one of them
to be here for the first day.
The teaching load for the year,
especially if we anticipate an ad
ditional teacher, is reckoned from
the attendance during the first
1 two weeks. We would like very
j much to have an additional teach
| er in our grammar school, but we
will have no chance of gettting this
additional teacher unless our chil
dren in grades one to seven make a
very high record attendance during
(Contniued on back page)
John Henry Lowder, one of the
' eight men who escaped recently
j from central prison here, and Del
mar Stanley, who got away from
Caledonia farm early in the year,
were recaptured at Asheville Sun
day. They were caught in the net
spread for Dili Payne, leader of the
band that escaped from Caledonia,
and the state’s No. 1 bad man.
Payne is wanted now for the kill
ing of Highway Patrolman Penn
near Asheville last week, as well as
for several other crimes since his
escape. Federal G-men have enter
ed the chase for Payne or. a charge
of kidnapping. He and one or two
companions held up a couple near
Black Mountain and forced them to
drive lo Lexington, where they
were dumped from the car which
Payne stole and drove away. Later
ho kidnapped another man in Da
vidson county arul carried him
some distance from home. These
kidnappings violated the federal
statute known as the Lindbergh
law and G-men got on the trail.
Jewish Year 5696
Sunday wall be observed by the
Jews throughout the world as Rosh
TTa u hanah, the Jewish new year.
This occasion will usher in the year
of the world 5698 and will he ob
served with religious services.
ty can boast such finery iri thea
tres. Manager Howell has spared
no expense in making this local
enterprise as good as the best and
better than the rest of our larger
neighboring city theatres.
Pictures for the coming week are
listed elsewhere in this week’s pa
per and will be carried every week
by the RECORD.
Shows will be run for the present
For lack of time and space we
are making the report oi the Little
, River Recorder’s Court short but
not sweet this week. From reading
; it one may conclude that times
must “"be better and folks worse.
We give the court digest, and our
readers without much effort, can
fill in the rest of the sad, sad story.
So read on
Howard David. Two charges:
breaking and entering, and break
ing and entering and setting fire.
Probable cause found. Bound ovei
to Superior Court under SSOO bond.
George Crump, colored, charged
with reckless driving; guilty, 2 mos
on roads but suspended on payment
(Contniued on ba k page)
Wendell, September Ist Mar
kets here had a successful opening
last week and sales this week on
Monday showed more pounds for
sale than on closing day last week,
and prices were higher. Monday’s
average for 73,00(1 pounds was
i $23.70, which compares well with
i any other market. The average in
crease of $3.00 in price is attribut
ed to better quality of tobacco sold.
All prices are higher than last
year. Wendell’s increased facilities
prevent blocked sales and there is
no immediate danger of tobacco
remaining on the floors overnight.
Ixical tobacconists predict a con
tinuing rise in price and quality of
the weed for this week and next.
Farmers in all counties who have
sold tobacco on the Wendell market
express approval of government
grading and inspection.
Only a few markets in this
state have government grading,
which is uniform and results in a
higher price being paid for tobac
, co. The graders proceed ahead of
auctioneer and buyers, inspecting
j the tobacco and marking the gov
All graders are specialists in
their work and were assig/ied to
this market from Washington.
Most of those in Wendell are native
to the state.
Government grad ing was
brought to the market by local to
bacconists and business men who
saw in it a move to help the farm
er in better marketing his crop.
Their action was approved by al
most nine to one in the referendum
i held a few weeks ago.
Corn and hay crops in Edgecombe
, Coun'v are being severely damaged
1 by army worms.
three a day at 3 15, nights 7 and 9.
Change of pictures will be five
times per week. AH matinee admis
sions will be 10 and 25c, night
shows 10 and 80c except Saturdays
and Wednesdays. Wednesday will
be Bargain Day 10 and 15c matinee
and night. Saturday 10 and 25c
both matinee and night.
Patronize our advertisers.
\ .«** '
Y - k
Weeks like this, when I feel that
1 need all the advertised brands
iiom Alka-Seltzer to Zanol 1 won
der what on earth to write about.
Then something Un ns up of trivial
character and 1 chew the rag about
t for a stick or so.
This week that triviality con
cerns a young man of our city who
drives a trifle too strong for me.
Returning from Raleigh about
1 passed, this side of Wendell,
the gentleman in question He rec
ognized me and gave chase. A large
truck in front and the boy-friend
behind. Iminent danger. I managed
to get by the truck safely. Miracu
lously, so did he!
Thinking to leave the aged ve
hicle he was driving, I pushed the
a celerator floor-ward. 60- 65—70
75—85. In the rear view mirror I
could see my friend rounding the S
curves this side Litle River. I'd
not swear to this, but it appeared
to me that the front part of his
jitney came around the right hand
side the first curve while the rear
end did its best to overtake its
leader on the opposite side the
road. When he rounded the other
half the S vice versa, 1 had enough.
Slowing down so he could pass (I
couldn’t leave him) I was fearful
lest he rip off a coupon as he went
by. However, he merely slowed his
mobile down to 35 and idled on in
Next time, I’ll run the risk of
getting smashed ’twixt him and
I am planning to publish a book
in the near future entitled “The
Ten Digest Fools in the World” My
picture will be on the front with
a dedication and footnote.
Although best-seller material,
they nil] not be placed on sale, but
will be given away absolutely free
to our customers.
Here’s all you have to do:—
Take a ten penny nail and
scratch your name and address on
the right-hand rear fender of your
neighbor’s newest car. Either tear,
or clip the fender off and pin a dol
lar Till to it. fff you haven’t a dol
lar bill, a ten spot will do. We don’t
want to put you to any trouble.)
j After you have complied with these
j rules, sit down and write out a 10,-
j 000 word theme on “Why Th’ H’ll
Am I Doing This?” Seal both the
fender and Theme in the garbage
can, Mail the Currency and your
Biggest Fool Book will come to you
by return mail. Since there will be
alimited edition, you’ll have to hur
ry. I’. S. If you want it autograph
ed, enclose a fountain pen filled
with ink. The fountain peji needn’t
be expensive, any Barker, SheaffeT,
Waterman or Wahl will do.
Bob Horton says that when he
marrie (and if) he’s going to mar
ray a girl so innocent, that when
he puckers up his lips, she’ll not
even know what he means. Maybe
they aren’t the exact words, but at
any rate, they convey the meaning.