THE ZEBULON RECORD Volume XXV. Number 3. (I'VE GOT THE GOVERNORSHIP J Zebulon Exceeds Red Cross Quota By Hundred Dollars Zebulon’s 1948 campaign for funds for the American Red Cross came to a successful conclusion last week with the $725 quota set by Wake County Red Cross headquarters being oversubscribed by more Named Manager WM Fj *> ROBERT W. WINSTON Kerr Scott announced this week the appointment of Robert W. Winston of Raleigh, as Wake County Chairman for his cam paign for Governor. Winston said that Wake County and Central District Headguarters would be opened within a few days, and that additional County Committee names would be an nounced at that time. “I am particularly happy to have the active support of Bob (Continued on Page 2) Little River Farmer Gets Himself Into Wrong Church, Wrong Pew The present gubernatorial cam paign has stirred up plenty of in terest in many people who never before have raised a hand to help or hinder a candidate for political office. Among those who are taking part for the first time is a local farmer, who, upon hear ing that Kerr Scott had tossed his hat into the ring, decided that at last a man was running for office who deserved his support. This farmer, whose name we will not mention, was in Raleigh more than a hundred dollars Ralph Talton, local drive chair man, announced yesterday. A total of $833.99 was collected here. “We received donations from the white residents of Zebulon and the surrounding community amounting to $772.74, neary fifty dollars more than our quota,” Tal ton stated, “and additional contri butions amounting to $61.25 were received from the colored work ers.” Several communities in the rur al area of Wake Coupty have met their quotas, but so far as could be ascertained yesterday, Zebulon was the first to complete the drive sucessfully. “I wish to extend my personal thanks to all who worked on the drive here in the community, “Talton continued, “and also to those who gave so liberally in ar der that Zebulon might go over the top.” The complete list of workers in Zebulon and Little River Town ship follows: R. Vance Brown, .Captain, and W. B. Hopkins, business district; Barrie Davis and A. O. Smith, business district employees; How ard Beck, Captain, veneer plant and vicinity (businesses). Mrs. Foster Finch, Captain, residential district, Mrs. R. H. Herring, Mrs. Irby Gill, Mrs. Wal (Continued on Page 2) a couple of weeks ago an<J ran into Garland Bobbitt, well-known Raleigh businessman. The con versation turned to politics and Garland invited the farmer to at tend a Wake County Scott-for- Governor meeting the following Monday night at, the Carolina Hotel. The farmer said he’d think it over. On Monday afternoon, by rush ing his work, the local farmer found he had time to attend the (Continued on Page 6) Zebulon, N. C., Friday, April 2, 1948 County School Leader Delivers Address At Wakelon Banquet Plans for Dehydration Plant for Community Discussed Here Friday Plans for an alfalfa dehydration plant for Zebulon were presented to the Zebulon Rotary Club last Friday night by Wake County Farm Agent John L. Reitzel, E. Y. Floyd of the Plant Food Institute, and H. G. Iseley of the Rural De velopment Division of the North Carolina Department of Conser vation and Development. Addressing the local group on invitation of C. V. Whitley, the three men gave complete infor mation concerning the cost of a dehydration plant, and discussed the alfalfa production required. According to their report, local farmers can expect to net S6O to SBO per acre of alfalfa grown for the plant with little or no work on their part after their land is seed ed. Such a plant would, they said, require an investment of around $50,000. One such plant is already assured Wake County farmers, Fuquay Springs merchants hav ing underwritten its construction. A barbecue supper was served to the Rotarians by Mesdames Norman Screws, Early Moser, Armstrong Cannady, and Preston Smith. Two Hundred People Attend Sunrise Service Nearly 200 attended the Easter sunrise services held at the Zeb ulon cemetery Sunday morning and heard -Methodist Pastor Paul Carruth deliver an inspiring Easter message. Assisting in the services were Rev. Carlton Mit chell of the Baptist Church and Rev. John McCrimmon of the Wakefield Baptist Church. A combined choir from the Zebulon Methodist and Baptist churches sang special choral num bers and instrumental music was rendered by Charles Horton, choir director of the Eaptist church. The bright early morning sun which greeted, the worshippers during the services contrasted with the bleak day which follow ed. Baptist Church Has Special Film Service A program of color slides and music will be presented at the Zebulon Baptist church on Sunday evening at eight o’clock. The mu sic for the program was record ed by the choir and organist of the Zebulon Baptist Church. The I program is being presented 1 throughout the state as a part of the educational program of the North Carolina State Baptist Con vention. Regular morning wor ship will be conducted by the pastor at eleven o’clock. The spring and summer schedule for the training union will begin at seven o’clock Sunday evening. Birth Announcement Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stallings announce the birth of a daughter at Carolina General Hospital. Wil son, on Thursday, March 25. POWER OFF Electric current will be off ! in Zebulon from 1:00 to 4:00 p. m. Sunday, April 4, ex cept Arendell Avenue from I; Highway 64 north to Wake ! field. The temporary break in | service is necessary, the lo cal office of Carolina Power & Light Company said yes terday, in order for a new ; 66,000 volt substation to be j; placed in service. , The new substation will increase local capacity more than 350 per cent, and its installation is necessitated : by the tremendous increase in customers during the ;! | past two years. The Jas. B. Alfords Celebrate Their Golden Wedding Anniversary On Easter Sunday, March 28, Mr. and Mrs. James B. Alford of Route 2 observed their golden wedding anniversary at a dinner given by their children at E. P. Privett’s Restaurant. The dining room was artisti cally decorated in white and gold. The table for the guests of honor was centered by a three-tiered wedding cake topped by a white and gold wedding bell. Ivy inter spersed with yellow roses flank ed on either end by a bowl of yellow roses added further beauty to the scene. Yellow tapers and small arrangements of yellow ros es were featured on the individ ual tables. Places for the 40 guests were marked by white place cards embossed in, gold. After Mr. and Mrs. Alford cut the traditional slice of cake. Miss (Continued on Page 2) Pilot PTA to Hold Oyster, Fish Supper The Pilot Parent-Teacher’s As sociation will sponsor a Big Oys ter and Fish supper*at the Pilot School on Saturday night, April 3rd. Elaborate plans have been made for the occasion. Mrs. Avon Brant ley, acting president of the organ ization, and her Committee have been at work sometime to make it a success. Proceeds from the supper will be used to assist the lunchroom program in the school. Local Boy Scouts Make Plans For Their Spring and Summer Camp Members of all four patrols of the Boy Scout troop met Monday night in the Scout Hut to consider plans and regulations for summer camping. The discussion, led by Scoutmaster Barrie Davis, took over an hour and a half, leaving no time for games. The rules drawn up at the pre ceding meeting were unanimously adopted by the group. These rules, and the Scout Oath and Law, will govern troop outings hereafter. The Wolf Patrol, headed by Pa Theo. Davis Sons, Publishers Randolph Benton Cites the High Cost Os Good Leadership “You are the leaders of the fu ture,” Randolph Benton, Wake County School Superintendent, told Wakelon juniors and seniors at their banquet last Thursday night, “and the cost of training you for your tasks of tomorrow is not a dollar-and-cents matter; it also includes your learning by example.” The superintendent, who deliv ered the main address of the eve ning, stated that the people of North Carolina are becoming in creasingly aware of the price that must be paid for competent lead ership, and predicted that soon our state will be counted among the top scholastic units of the na tion. The county superintendent fol lowed Principal Fred Smith, who gave a humorous address before introducing Mr. Benton. Before the addresses, toasts and a music al program were given. The com plete program follows: Complete Program Invocation, Ed Ellington; wel come, Fred Mangum; school song; toast to seniors, Bill Brantley; re sponse, Rod Horton; “Anchors Aweigh” dance, Carolyn Hinton; toast to faculty, Robert L. Priv ette; response Marlin Quick; “Now Is the Hour,” Becky Clark. Toast to guests, Linda Massey; response, Wallace Temple; toast to gradeparents, Betty Joyner; re sponse, Mrs. Joe Tippett; toast to waitresses, Jo Ann Williams; “Sailors Hornpipe” dance, wait resses; address, Principal Fred Smith; address, County Superin tendent Randolph Benton; “Don’t Give Up the Ship,” Bobby Phil lips. Junior Accompanist Laura James Sexton, member of the junior class, served as accom panist for songs and dances. Attending as guests of the Jun ior class were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith, Miss Grace Franck, Miss Irma Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Eu gene Privette, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Quick, Miss Frances Thackston, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Johnston, Mrs. Flossie V. Knott, Miss Mary Lacy Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Elling ton, and Mrs. Blanche Dunnagan. Other guests included gradepar ents and school board members and their wifes: Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Temple, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Gay, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Cham (Continued on Page 8) trol Leader Robert Privette, will meet each Wednesday night as a unit to plan tor the week-end camping. Patrol Leader K. D. Lloyd announced that Rattlesnake Patrol will meet on Friday night for the same purpose. Eagle Scout James Debnam gave instruction in first aid to a group of the Scouts, including Robert and Herbert Privette, who will re ceive Merit Badges for their first aid work at the Council Court of Honor Monday nigi t in Raleigh.