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THE FOUR COUNTY NEWSPAPER—WAKE, JOHNSTON, NASH AND FRANKLIN
ZEBULON. NORTH CA ROLINA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER THE 24TH, 1937
The first meeting of the Woman’s
Club here was held on Tuesday p.
m. with a fine attendance. Mrs. F.
E. Bunn, president, and Mrs. P. F.
Massey, secretary, with Mrs. F. L.
Page, treasurer, assumed their new
ffices. Miss Grace Coltrane pleas
i the audience with a Chopin
altz as a piano solo. Mrs. M. B.
/alker made an interestinng and
lformative talk on the restoration
f Williamsburg, Va., giving de
liled accounts of much of the
ork made possible by the Roeke
ller wealth which to date has been
tent on the project to the amount
nearly twenty million dollars,
native of Richmond, Mrs. Walker
oke from personal knowledge of
Mrs. Bunn announced that the
ief club project of the year will
improvement of the club house
vfrs. A. N. Jones reported that
library did during the summer
rly twice as much in circulating
ks and magazines as the year
rs. Irby Gill, for the depart
t of literature announced plans
programs and mentioned a pro
for giving prizes for best work
terature done during the school
by an elementary pupil, and
best original poems. Details
is will be given later. Mrs. R.
ippin, Mrs. E. H. Moser and
Theo. B. Davis were appointed
range for the circulation of
;. C. E. Flowers reported that
•arden department, through
•*. D. Finch is supervising the
being done at the cemetery,
vn paying the laborers.
R. H. Herring, for the de
nt of welfare, spoke of work
enrollment of Red Cross
s, the first ard class and
nming class sponsored, and
of members in
maternity clinics and nur
orman Screws, junior club
pledged the efforts of this
ion in assisting the senior
ies R. E. Pippin and Irby
3d refreshments during
hour, when several visit
given welcome by mem-
nd Prize $5.00
iremium book of the
y Fair it is stated that
izes for Community and
fhz will be $5.00. This
:e. The first prize will
ss.oo. It is hoped that
•ea number of commun
■ool himiha in the ex-
Schedule For The
Five County Fair
ZEBULON, SEPT. 27 - OCT. 2
Warehouse open for entrance of
xhibits Saturday and Monday from
8:30 a. m. to 5 00 p. m.
Opening of Fair. Gates open at
10:00. All Children admitted free
from 10:00 to 6:00.
Free Acts—Three Erwingoes
every afternoon and night of each
day. Fire works every night.
The person with the largest fami
ly on Tuesday night will receive a
13 plate Exide Battery donated by
Phill-ett Motor Company.
All exhibits must be in the ware
house by 10:00 o’clock Tuesday
Judging will begin at 11:00 Tues
An added stage attraction. Free
Acts and Fireworks.
The family coming the fartherest
distance away will receive a 13
Plate Ford Battery donated by
Brantley Henderson Motor Com
Fashion show will be presented
by Antone’s Department Store.
Free Acts and Fireworks.
On Friday $5.00 will be given to
the best three piece or more string
band. Free Acts and Fireworks.
Prizes will be awarded Saturday
evening from 6:00 to 9:00. Free
Acts and Fireworks.
Kindergarten playground, Mon.,
Tues., Thurs., Fri. mornings at 10
a. m. All children of pre-school age
are invited to attend.
Afternoon playground 3 o’clock.
All children all ages are welcome
Many games will be played and en
joyed if the children attend.
—Mrs. Hunter Bell, P. S.
Director Fulk of the safety divi -
sion in the motor vehicle bureau,
has announced that hereafter
more attention will be given to so
called minor violations of traffic
rules. Every time a motorist is
called down by a patrolman for
such little infractions of the rules
as parking wrong, turning without
giving proper signal, passing on n
hill, curve or bridge, etc., his name
and plate number will be recorded.
When three such reports have been
entered against a driver his driv
er’s license will be revoked. Here
tofore license has been forfeited
only for some major violation of
the law, and the officers hope that
t,pw rule will make driving saf-
The revival in progress this week
at the Methodist church is being
attended with interest, especially
by young people for whom Pastor
Bradley has special appeal.
BAPTIST W. M. S.
The general quarterly meeting
of all circles of the Baptist W. M.
S. will be held at the church on
Monday P. M., at 3:30. Mrs. Theo.
Davis will give a book review as a
part of mission study.
On Tuesday night at 7:30 the
postponed meeting of the North
side Circle will be held with Mrs.
Herring, Mrs. Ralph Lewis direct
ing the program.
On Tuesday evening, Sept. 14
ther was a special joint meeting of
the Wakefield and Zebulon Masonic
lodges in the Zebulon hall. The oc
casion was a visit from Grand Mas
tre Shearon and Grand Secretary
A barbecue supper was served
in the lodge room before the meet
ing. The chief speakers were the
Grand Master and Grand Secretary.
Grand Master Shearon spoke on
what Masonry is accomplishing
through its institution for aged
women and orphan children. Grand
Secretary Anderson told the Mas
ons present what becomes of the
money paid into the treasury of the
He showed how every cent was
A number of those present ex
pressed great appreciation of the
supper and especially the address
es of the evening.
There were besides members of
the two lodges present, a number
of visitors from other lodges
Raleigh, Wendell, Wake Forest,
Rochester, N. Y., and Enfield.
Safe In China
Rudolph Roberts, a young man
from Wendell and the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Thaddeus Roberts, has
been in China for about three
years. He had not been heard
from in four months and his par
ents and friends were very anxious
about his safety. But news comes
that he is safe. He is about three
days journey, as the Chinese reck
on distance, up the river above
Shanghai. He says there is no
danger whatever where he is, since
fighting is some distance
Julian R. Horton
Funeral rites for Julian R. Hor
ton were held at Zebulon Baptist
Church on his 39th birthday Sun
day. Burial was in the Knightdale
Cemetery', Knightdale. Rev. R. H.
Herring was in charge of the ser
vice, and was assisted by Rev. L. R.
Evans, pastor at Knightdale.
Active pallbearers were: Wallace
Chamblee, Williard White, Douglas
Finch, Bob Sawyer, Horace Mullen,
and Donald Stallings.
Honorary pallbearers were: W. S.
Yates, E. C. Daniel, Dr. C. E. Flow
ers, Russel Temple, Dr. G. S. Bar
bee, Mcßae Faison, L. E. Long, F.
E. Bunn, Z. J. Robertson, E. H.
Moser, Pittman Stell, Dr. J. F.
Coltrane, Dr. Charles P. Eldridge,
H. C. Howell, W. E. Bright, Dr. L.
M. Massey, M. B. Chamblee, C. V.
Whitley, and W. C. Campen.
Surviving Mr. Horton are his
widow, Mrs. Mary Herndon Horton;
one daughter, Dorothy Herndon
Horton; his mother, Mrs. J. J. Hor
ton, knightdale; three sisters, Mrs.
A. R. E'low, Vanceboro; Mrs. E. J.
Morgan, Louisburg; Mrs. M. L.
Barnes, Williamston; one brother,
Emmett B. Horton, Knightdale.
For more than thirteen years he
had been with the Zebulon Drug
Co. and had made hosts of friends
in the town and community. He
died Friday night in Rex Hospital
where he had been carried three
Salaries Os School
Salaries of teachers in the pub
lic schools of the state have been
placed at a level not much below
what they were ten years ago. This
was done by the state board of ed
ucation’s approval of a new wage
Teachers holding A certificates
may begin at a salary of $96.00 per
month and advance with experience
to $123.75. Lower grade certifi
cates naturally draw lower pay but
the ten per cent increase is there.
County Superintendents share in
the raise. Franklin County’s
Rupt. will receive $2,637; John
ston’s $3,500; Nash’s $3,275;
At the last meeting of the local
Rotarians a report was made con
cerning the investigation follow
ing a request that this organiza
tion provide glasses for a small
Wakelon pupil whose father had
not the money to buy them. It was
deeidcdthat the case was a worthy
one, the glasses were bought and
the child will be enabled to work