North Carolina Newspapers

Volume XXV. Number 2.
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Pictured is the Horton Street lot recently purchased by the Sou
thern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company as a site for their
exchange building in Zebulon. Construction of the building will pro
vide space for additional local facilities, company spokesmen said,
and telephone service will soon be available to everyone in Zebulon.
48 Children Are Examined
At Local Pre-School Clinic
Dr. A. C. Bulla, Wake County Health Officer, examined 48 child
ren of pre-school age at the clinic held at Wakelon School Tuesday
morning. Fourteen of the children rated Blue Stars, and most of the
The Wake County Board ;
; of Education yesterday re- j;
;! leased a statement concern- i;
:j ing the need for increased
public school funds for the
j; county exclusive of Raleigh, ;j
discussing the various meth
| ods which may be used for ;j
] obtaining this increase. The ;!
; complete statement of the j;
! Board appears on the editor- ; >
; ial page of this issue of the j;
Record. ] j
Zebulon Rotary Club
Hears String Band
The Zebulon Rotary Club had
one of its most enjoyable pro
grams of the year last Friday
night when a local 5-piece band
was presented by Willie B. Hop
kins, substitute for G. C. Massey.
Members of the band were El
bert Pearce, violin; James Brant
ley, banjo; Carver Seawell, guitar;
Rocher Hagwood, guitar; and R. I.
Hagwood, harmonica.
Local Woman's Club Holds March
Meeting Here Tuesday Afternoon
The March meeting of the Wo
man’s Club was held Tuesday
with Mrs. Exum Chamblee hostess
for the day. Spring flowers were
used in abundance in decorating
the auditorium of the clubhouse
and an open fire was an added at
Mrs. Frank Kemp san t three
numbers: “Come Where My Love
Lies Dreaming,” an aria from
Tosca, by Puccini and “American
Lullaby” by Gladys Rich. She
was accompanied by Mrs. Ollie
Pearce, pianist.
Mrs. Theo. Davis, assisted by
Mesdames Exum Chamblee and C.
defects noted in the other cases
were minor. Forty-two of the
children were accompanied by
their parents.
Only - four required immediate
removal of tonsils and adenoids,
according to Mrs. Ida Hall, Wake
County Health nurse. She said
that half of the children had per
fect teeth and but one had a de
fect in his permanent teeth.
Nine had already had tonsils
removed. One gave a history of
asthma and one had a sught ortho
pedic condition. Twenty-four of
the group already had had measl
es. Twenty-one have had whoop
ing cough and 19 have been vac
cinated against whooping cough.
Thirty-six had been vaccinated a
gainst diphtheria and 45 were giv
en Schick test at the clinic.
Os the group, 21 have had the
chickenpox and two have had
scarlet fever. Forty-six were vac
inated against small-pox at the
Mrs. Jack Mitchell, president of
the P.-T. A., and her committee
were kept very busy assisting with
the weighing, measuring, record
ing, and general conduct of the
clinic. The little nightingales
made by the home economics
classes were used for the first
(Continued on Page 8)
E. Flowers, gave a program on
American Citizenship. Mrs.
Chamblee spoke briefly of expe
riences in friendliness and help
fulness in various states. Mrs.
Davis spoke of the necessity of
realizing America’s scope and of
loyalty to the higher good of the
country. Mrs. Flowers used ar
ticles made by Navaho Indians in
discussing the underprivileged
condition of these wards of the
In the business Mrs.
Flowers announced the opening
of the drive for funds to combat
(Continued on Page 8)
Zebulon, N. C., Friday, March 19,1948
Cubs Observe First Anniversary
With Party Wednesday Night
Wake County Agent
Tells oi Oratorical
Contest This Month
' By J. L. Reitzel
Wake County high school stu
dents have an opportunity to win
worthwhile prizes and at the
same time learn more about the
losses which yearly occur on the
Wake County farms and also
learn technique by which soil ero
sion may be controlled by en
rolling in the Wake County Soil
Conservation Speaking Contest.
This contest is being sponsored
by the Wake County Bankers
through the Raleigh Clearing
House. The following orizes are
being offered for the county con
test: Ist prize $25.00 cash; 2nd
prize $17.50 cash; 3rd prize $12.50
cash; 4th prize SIO.OO cash; and
for all other participants repre
senting their respective high
school $5.00 cash each.
This Wake County Soil Conser
vation Speaking Contest is held
in connection with the State Soil
Conservation Speaking Contest
which is being sponsored by the
N. C. Bankers’ Association. State
prizes will be a $400.00 savings
(Continued on Page 8)
Mrs. John Cawthome
Dies at Wilson Friday
Mrs. Bruce Baker Cawthorne,
60, of Zebulon, died at the Wood
ard-Herring hospital in Wilson
early Friday morning after sever
al days of serious illness.
Funeral services were conduct
ed from the Zebulon Baptist
Church at 11 o’clock Saturday
morning by the Rev. Carlton Mit
chell, pastor, assisted by the Rev.
R. H. Herring of Zebulon. Burial
was in the Zebulon cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, John
Cawthorne; two daughters, Mrs.
Z. J. Robertson and Mrs. Worth
Hinton; a son, J. Allen Cawthorne,
Jr., all of Zebulon; five sisters,
Mrs. Nora Wilder, Mrs. Mallie
Poole and Mrs. W. L. Poole, all of
Raleigh, Mrs. Lorna Ferrell and
Miss Bessie Baker of Zebulon; a
brother, Claude Baker of Zebulon;
and five grandchildren.
Baseball Practice Is
Underway at Wakelon
Baseball practice began last
week for the Wakelon team under
the coaching of Marlin Quick.
With the close of the basketball
season, intensive work began for
every member of the team.
Coach Quick reported that
though the boys lack polish and
are rusty from lack of play, he
hopes to work them into a smooth
ly working nine at an early date.
Easter Sunrise Service
To Be Held Locally
Easter Sunrise Services will be
held in the Zebulon cemetery on
Easter Sunday morning. The ser
vices will be led by local pastors
including the Rev. Paul Carruth,
John McCrimmon, and Carlton
Mitchell. Music, prayer and read
ings from the Scriptures will com
prise the service.
For State Senate
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James H. Pou Bailey, Raleigh
attorney, has announced his can
didacy for the State Senate seat
allotted to Wake County, subject
to the Democratic primary in May.
Junior Woman's Club
Meets Tuesday Night
The Junior Woman’s Club was
entertained at their monthy meet
ing Tuesday night by the sub-Jun
ior Club who presented a St. Pat
rick’s Day program.
Laura Jane Sexton, president
of the club, introduced Ruth
Brown, who gave the life of St.
Patrick. After this the Sub-Jun
ior Club sang a medley of Irish
songs which were enjoyed by all.
Members of both clubs were
served delicious refreshments by
Mrs. Agnes Hawkins, hostess for
the evening.
Attendance for the meeting was
unusually good.
Grading Nearly Done
On Zebulon Airport
Grading operations on the Zeb
ulon airstrip, owned by J. G. Bunn
and his sons, Graham and Phil,
are moving as rapidly as the wea
ther will permit. After three
days of work last week, rains forc
ed postponement of further level
ing until the ground dries suffici
ently for the machines to operate.
The runway will be a full 200
feet wide and over 2,000 feet long,
plenty big for landing by all light
planes and long enough for a
twin-engine transport to make a
Parent-Teacher Association Has
Founders' Day Progam on Monday
Patrons of Wakelon School
were treated Monday night to
an exceptionally fine P. T. A. pro
gram planned in celebration of
Founder’s Day. Members of Mrs.
Wade’s School of Dance present
ed tap dances and feature num
bers. Messrs, Ed Ellington, Wil
ber Conn, George H. Temple, and
Elwood Perry sang “Missour Lul
laby.” They were accompanied
by Mrs. Ellington. Appearing last
on the program was Mr. J. N.
Bond of Wake Forest who delight
ed the audience with many
sleight of hand tricks.
Following the program and
Theo. Davis Sons, Publishers
Armstrong Cannady
Gives Striking Program
At Local Clubhouse
The first anniversary celebra
tion of Cub Scouting in Zebulon
was held Wednesday night in the
Zebulon Woman’s Club with near
ly 100 Cubs, Boy Scouts, parents,
and visitors in attendance Pre
sentation of awards, promotions,
and refreshments highlighted the
evening’s activities.
Armstrong Cannady, Cubmas
ter of Pack 40, served as master
of ceremonies, making the awards
and directing the games.
Mrs. Howard Massey, outgoing
den mother, was presented a cer
tificate citing her excellent work
in Cubbing during the past year.
The Cubmaster made the award.
The eßar Cub Gold Arrow was
awarded J. L. McGee; Cordell
Page won the Wolf Silver Arrow;
Larry Maiden the Wolf Gold Ar
row and Bear Badge; Tony Pearce
the Wolf Gold Arrow; and Mick
ey Arnold and Rudy Manning the
Wolf Badge.
Mrs. K. P. Leonard was pre
sented a star denoting one year of
Cub service as Den Mother, and
Mrs. Walter Page was recognized
as a new Den Mother replacing
Mrs. Howard Massey.
(Continued on Page 8)
Miss Robertson Is
Honored at College
Miss Judith Robertson, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. W. Robert
son of Zebulon, North Carolina
has been selected for membership
in the Alpha Eta chapter of Alpha
Pi Epsilon, national honorary sec
retarial fraternity at Virginia In
termont College, Bristol, Virginia.
Miss Robertson, a junior at In
termont, is active in College ac
tivities. Membersnip is limited
to students of superior scholar
ship, personality, and character.
To be eligible, an average of 90
with no grade below 85 on all
scholastic work is necessary .
Deacons Ordained
Ordination services for the new
ly elected deacons and deacon
esses of the Zebulon Baptist
Church were held Sunday at the
morning services. Installed at
that time were Mrs. B. H. John
son, Mrs. Howard Massey, Vester
Brantley, Raleigh Alford, and
Howard Beck.
business session, those present
were invited to the Home Eco
nomics department for refresh
ments. A beautiful three-tiered
birthday cake with lighted can
dles centered the tea table from
which punch, cookies, and birth
day cake were served by Miss
Palmer assisted by Miss Davis,
Miss Martin, Mrs. Gregory, and
Miss Franck of the Wakelon fac
To Miss Rogers’ 3rd grade, Miss
Martin’s 7th grade, and Miss Wal
ker’s 11th grade went the awards
for the best parent attendance at
this meeting.

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