THE FOLK COUNTY NEWSPAPER— WAKE, JOHNSTON, NASH AND .FRANKLIN
This, That, and
MBS. THEO. B. DAVI6
ZEBULON. NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER NINETEENTH, 1937.
The Woman’s Club met on Tues
day afternoon with Mrs. F. E.
Etonn in the chair and Mrs. R. E.
Pippin secretary pro tern.
Mrs. Irby Gill, chairman of the
artment of literature, present-
Mrs. A. N. Jones, who directed
irefully prepared program em
dzing Book Week. A part of
was a repetition of a chapel
ram at school and was much
red by the club members.
30 Glover and Dorothy Mizelle
■d piano solos.
ss Cox, of Wakelon’s faculty,
• on reading, emphasizing its
for entertainment; informa
both general and specific; as
edium for the expression of
ins; and as providing charm
ispiration. She discussed the
nces between reading for
re and recreation and study-
F. D. Finch gave a report of
trict meeting at Chapel Hill.
R. E. Pippin presented the
of the committee on the cir
g library. After some dis
-1 this item of business was
led until the next meeting.
Bunn presented to the club
ire given by Mrs. M. B. Wal-
Vlesdames Campen and Med
ved refreshments during the
C. E. Flowers urges that all
ive material which they will
to the Garden Center send
ice to Mrs. A. N. Jones, who
it and file it in connection
3r work at the school library,
alpful books, pamphlets, and
5 will be gladly received and
for the benefit of the com
s are being perfected for the
ng of prizes for Christmas
ions, the Woman’s Club
in this project,
rror last week’s paper stated
a would be served in the Col
lome after the tour of in
n just before Christmas,
ill be at the C. V. Whitley
Congress of the United
meeting in special session
7. 14, is supposed to follow a
m outlined by President
'elt and having for its main
as crop control, regional
ng, government reorganiza
ind wage-hour legislation.
>f these is of deep concern to
s sections of the country and
oceeding of Congress will be
;d with unusual interest.
.ists of the state are this
nolding their annual conven
i Wilmington, in the First
t church. The pastors’ con
e met on Monday afternoon,
nvention proper assemblying
’sday. Many matters of vital
it to the denomination are
considered, and reports of all
t of the work have been pre-
Edison Mann had the program
on Friday night of last week. He
had arranged for an enjoyable hour
for Rotarians. The entertainment
was given by a group from Knight
dale School, as follows: Miss Ru
by Garner, pianist; Alfred H.
Guy, teacher of Agriculture, who
sang “The Gypsy Trail.” Miss Ra
chel House gave a solo, “I’m Noth
ing But An Old Rag Doll,’’ and a
reading, “My Big Sis.”
This was classed among the best
programs that Rotarians have had.
Revoke License Os
16 Drunken Drivers
The State Highway Safety Bu
reau announced Wednesday the
revocation of seventeen licenses of
automobile drivers. Os the seven
teen, sixteen were for drunken
Four cases were tried in Raleigh
City court last Friday . Three of
them were for drunkenness.
Liquor sales in the 26 wet coun
ties of North Carolina during the
month of October increased over
the preceding month $218,992. Cut
lar Moore, head of this very profi
table (to the state) business said
that the greatest increase was in
those counties claiming prosperous
tobacco markets and outstanding
football attractions during the
President Roosevelt appealed via
radio on Sunday night for coopera
tion in the unemployment census
which began on Tuesday of this
week. Declaring that unemploy
ment has delayed balancing the
budget and that relief is only a
temporary remedy, the president
said that a permanent cure could
be found in finding jobs for all
willing workers. More than 85,-
000,000 cards were mailed Tues
day, one being meant for every
adult in the country. Answers are
to be returned before midnight of
Nov. 20. The facts thus ascertained
will be used as a basis for the pro
gram to be inaugurated.
Admire comes from a Latin word
meaning to wonder at. Admiration
is wonder mixed with esteem.
Below are listed names of
those who have come to the
office to pay subscriptions
since last week’s list was made
up. These are placed upon a
special Honor Roll in appre
ciation of their interest and
Mrs. S. A. Horton
J. H. Parrish
F. D. Finch
H. C. Wade
Mrs. Dollie Bissette
Miss Inez Pitta
S. A. Bunn
Joe T. Knott
Mrs. C. S. Brantley
Mrs. Lawrence Tracy,
A. C. Chamblee.
Do not forget that the Wake
field Baptist Sunday School still
meets every Sunday morning at
10:00 o’clock with D. D. Chamblee,
Supt., and that you are not only
welcomed but cordially invited to
A Community Sing will be held
at Hopkins Chapel next Sunday af
ternoon, beginning at 1:30 o’clock
Choirs and quartettes from other
churches are invited to come and
take part in the service.
Regular preaching services at
the Baptist Church next Sunday.
The public is invited.
Wreck Off Hatteras
The waters off Cape Hatteras on
the eastern coast of this state
claimed another ship as their own
last Saturday when the Greek
freighter, Tzenny Chandris, sank
after striving for 30 hours to keep
afloat. Os the crew 21 were res
cued by the coast guard. It is not
definitely known how many were
aboard. Seven are known to be
dead from exposure or drowning.
The fact that the sailors spoke
only Greek made it more difficult
for details to be known. Their ship
went down in what is known as
one of the most perilous sections of
the Atlantic coast south of New
Methodists of the Eastern Con
ference of North Carolina meet
this week in Raleigh in annual ses
sion. Not only will reports of all
church activities be studied and
recommendations made for the
coming year; but assignments of
pastors to charges will be made.
Opening on Wednesday the Con
ference will last over Sunday, ap
pointments probably being read on
Sunday night when those interest
ed may hear them over the radio.
Carolina Power &
Light Contest Ends
WINNERS OVER WIDE TERRI
TORY RECEIVE BEAUTI
The Carolina Power & Light
Company’s “Missing Word” contest
has now closed and all winners
have been announced. It has been
great fun to all those who tried and
of untold value in electrical educa
tion for those in this company’s
publicity area. For the interest of
NEWS readers we are pleased
herewith to supply a full list of the
Ist and 2nd prize winners for the
six weeks and the 6 weekly win
ners in the Zebulon District. The
Ist and 2nd prize winners were se
lected each week from the entire
territory served by the Carolina
Power & Light Company which
comprises approximately 250 towns
and communities in North and
South Carolina. The Zebulon Dis
trict embraces Spring Hope, Nash
ville, Wendell, Sims, Middlesex,
Zebulon and rural communities in
the vicinity of these towns.
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RALPH W. MITCHELL
Ralph W. Mitchell, 44, died sud
denly Sunday morning at his
home near Wakefield. Mr. Mitch
ell was a well-known farmer of
the Wakefield community and a
native of Granville County.
Funeral rites were conducted
at the Mitchell home Monday af
ternoon at 2:30 o’clock by the Rev.
Carl Ousley, pastor of the Wake
field Baptist church. Burial was
in the Wakefield cemetery, with
the burial rites in charge of the
local council of the J. O. U. A.
M., of which Mr. Mitchell was a
Surviving Mr. Mitchell are his
widow, Mrs. Elura Tippette Mitch
ell and seven children: Charles 8.,
Carl, Mildred, Raph, Jr., Prentess,
Bess Mcßee and Linda Lee Mitch
ell. His mother, Mrs. Sarah Mitch
ell, and five sisters and four bro
thers also survive.
M. P. SOUTHALL
Clayton—Funeral services for M.
P. Southall, 63, were held Wed
nesday afternoon at Horne Me
morial Church at 2 o’clock. Burial
was in the cemetery at Zebulon.
Surviving Mr. Southall are three
daughters, Mrs. T. L. White of
Efebulon, Mrs. John Coats of Ral
eigh and Mrs. Harvey Adams of
Clayton; a son, J. H. Southall of
High Point; and two brothers, L.
R. Southall of Louisburg and J. H.
Southall of near Raleigh.
W. E. Overman has leased the
Johnnie Hilliard place known as
the Hilliard’s Mill property and
has estabished a nursery for fruit
trees, with apples as the main
project. Mr. Overman already has
two thousand young trees and is
rapidly enlarging his business. He
is experienced in budding, grafting,
and other branches of his work.
Trees are sold under special li
cense from the state and are guar
anteed as to variety and freedom
This new industry promises
much for the development of this
Jr. 0. U. A. M.
The 25th District met in its reg
ular fall meeting Wednesday, Nov.
10, at Wakefield.
Approximately 100 delegates and
officers were present. The after
noon session was featured by an
address by J. M. Broughton, of Ra
leigh, and the presentation of the
District Attendance Banner to Wal
nut Creek Council No. 55, of Ra
leigh Route 3.
Wakefield Council was host at a
barbecue dinner which was enjoyed
The business session was resum
ed at 7:30. After the clearance of
regular council business an address
was delivered by State Treasurer
Frank Adams, of Durham.
Apex was selected for the 1938
Other prominent Juniors present
were, Past National Councilor
Chas. E. Brewer, of Raleigh, State
Vice-Councilor, Roland A. Grady,
of Wilson, and State Council Sec
retary Edgar V. Harris, of Raleigh.