The Jas. B. Alfords
Celebrate Their Golden
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Ora Alford of Raleigh finished
cutting the cake.
Following the dinner open
house was held at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Alford at which
time many friends of the couple
dropped in to congratulate them.
Mrs. Alford wore a navy crepe en
semble with an orchid pinned at
In addition to the honorees, din
ner guests present were: Mr. and
Mrs. Z. F. Alford, Mr. and Mrs.
David Batton and Betty Marie;
Mr. and Mrs. W. Harold Alford
and Barbara, Nancy and James
Henry; Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Stal
lings. Sr.; Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Moore; Mr. and Mrs. J. Raleigh
Alford and David; Mr. and Mrs.
Frederick F. Alford and Bobby;
Cloyce Batchelor Alford, John
Howard Alford, and James Barbee
Alford; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Alford and Betty Anne; Mr. and
Mrs. J. Massey AJford and Mi
chael; Dr. and Mrs. S. D. Stal
lings, Jr. of Durham; Mr. and
Mrs. O. A. Hunter of Greensboro;
Miss Ora Alford and Mr. and Mrs.
Shelby Alford of Raleigh; Mrs.
O. D. Stallings, Sr.; Wiley H. Wil
liams, Eddie Williams, and Char
Zebulon's 1948 ARC
Campaign for Funds
Successful; $833 Given
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lace Temple, Mrs. Allen Pippin,
Miss Helen Bunn, Mrs. Ollie
Pearce, Mrs. Robert Ed Horton,
Edna Allman, Mrs. Armstrong
Cannady, Miss Ruby Dawson, Mrs.
B. H. Privette, Helen Wall, and
Mrs. Ralph Talton.
Fred Smith-Captain, Wakelon
School; D. D. Chamblee, -Captain,
rural communities; Mrs. Kay
Frances Brannon, Mrs. O. E.
Brannon, Mrs. Harold Pippin, Mrs.
Douglas Pace, William Honeycutt,
Mrs. O. E. Strickland, W. L. Simp
son, Herbert Perry, W. H. Greene,
F. D. Gay, Mrs. Milton Brannon,
W. I. Hopkins, Wilbur Gay, J. B.
Croom, and Durwood Stallings.
Colored Community Workers:
C. L. Crews, - Captain; Shepard
School and Community— Mrs.
Lucille Parks, - Chairman, Mrs.
Aldonia Pace, Mrs. Artelia High,
Mrs. Margaret Taylor, Mrs. Ethel
Hopkins, Mrs. Katie Baker , Mr.
Charlie Morgan, Mrs. Lillie Spru
ill, Mrs. Rochell Malone, and Mrs.
Ida Bell Williams.
White Oak and Community—
Mrs. C. C. Locke, Captain; Riley
School and Community Guion
Appointed As Scott's
Wake County Manager
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Winston in the campaign,” said
Scott, ‘‘l have known Bob ever
since, as boys, we worked together
on my father’s farm in Haw River.
Bob came to the farm to train for
football just before the University
opened, and he joined the other
hands in threshing wheat and
milking the cows. I know he is a
Winston was bom in Oxford,
the son of Judge R. W. Winston
and Sopronia Homer Winston. Ha
attended Homer Military School,
and is a graduate of the Univers
ity of North Carolina, where he
was a member of the football team
for four years, and captain in 1911.
He was a member of the highest
student honor society, the Golden
He has made his home in Ral
eigh since 1909, and was a membpr
of the Legislature in 1917, resign
ing to volunteer for service in
World War 1. He won a commis
sion in Officers Training Camp at
Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and served as
Captain in the 31st Field Artil
lery of the 81st (Wildcat) Divisi
on. His service included a year
overseas. He is a member of Ral
eigh Post Number One of the
After the war he entered the
practice of law with his father,
Judge Winston, and Leon S.
Since 1940 he has been actively
engaged in large farming opera
tions in Wake and Johnston Couh
Policy Toward Nepotism
Asked by Mr. Winston for details
of his stand on nepotism, the for
mer commissioner of agriculture
expressed himself clearly in the
I am glad you asked me about
the personnel situation in thf De
partment of Agriculture during
my terms of office as Commis
Here are the facts.
When I took office in 1937, I
found the following conditions:
6.80 f employees were physic
ally or mentally unable to be on
45% were related to one another.
54% were residents of Wake
County and had had no previous
identification with the field of
When I resigned to run for Gov
ernor these conditions existed:
No person within the depart
ment was kin to another.
Each person was on the job reg
ularly and was selected for quali
fications for the particular job he
or she was doing.
Many employees who were with
the department when I took office
are still with the department.
They are there because of theii
ability. A number of them have
been promoted in recognition of
If I am elected Governor, I
shall strive to improve the effici
ency of all state departments by
revitalizing administration. I know
there are places in the state gov
ernment where windows should be
opened and a breath of fresh air
admitted. I know also that there
are state employees who merit
higher ratings and increased com
pensation for the efficient and con
scientious tasks they are perform
State employees who are giving
value received for the taxpayer’s
dollar have nothing to fear from
Rumors that I intend to indulge
in an indiscriminate orgy of re
placing faithful and efficient em
ployees are completely without
My record as commissioner of
agriculture speakg for itself in this
It is my desire and my inten
tion to make state employment
more attractive in order to attract
the highest type.
Mrs. Douglas Finch
Hostess at Bridge
Mrs. Douglas Finch entertained
her Bridge Club Thursday night
at her home on Arendell Ave.
The house was attractively dec
orated throughout with spring
Three progressions of bridge
were played, after which awards
of high, low and floating were
presented to Mrs. Howard Beck,
Mrs. James Alford and Mrs. Ru
Following the presentation of
The Zebulon Record
gifts, Mrs. Finch served delicious
Members of the club present
were—Mesdames James Alford,
Eldred Rountree, W. B. Bunn, Pat
Farmer, Garland Godwin, Howard
Beck, Ralph Talton and Ruric Gill.
Theo. B. Davis went last week
to the Baptist Hospital, Winston-
Salem, for examination and treat
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of an Or
der of Sale of the Superior Court
of Wake County, North Carolina,
made in the Special Proceeding
entitled “Macon Alford vs. Katie
Masey et al”, the same being No.
7636 upon the Special Proceeding
Docket of said Court, the under
signed Commissioner will, r n the
22nd. day of March, 1948, at
12:00 o’clock noon, at the Court
house door in Raleigh, Wake
County, North Carolina, offer
for sale to the highest bidder for
cash, that certain tract of land
lying and being in Wake County.
State of North Carolina, and more
particularly described as follows:
A certain tract or parcel of land
in Wake County, State of North
Carolina, adjoining the lands of
J. C. Freeman, Jas. Stells, Wiley
Clifton, Miss Ann Clifton, R. A.
Freeman, and others, and bound
ed as follows, viz:
BEGINNING at a stake in Mar-
The designation of any one month in the year as
Ice Cream Month can have little significance be
yond a public recognition of one of history's greatest food
products—for Ice Cream is a year- 7 round favorite.
But because April is one of the most refreshing— most wel
come of months —it seems particularly suited to the occa
sion of honoring of the most refreshing and welcome of
So all through this wonderful month you will find very spe
cial ice cream "treats" featured wher
ever ice cream is served in this section.
Ice Cream is GOOD—eat it often!
An advertisement by the DAIRY COUNCIL
tha N. Clifton’s line, E. L. Harris
corner, thence N. 11 degrees E.
8 chains to a twin dogwood on
the west side of Spring branch,
thence N. 48 degrees E. 4.40 chains
to a red oak; thence W. 12 degrees
E. 4 chains to a poplar pointer oo
the west side of said branch;
thence N. 5 degrees E. 5.57 chains
to a stake, E. L. Harris corner;
thence S. 88 degrees E. 7.42 chains
to a stake; thence W. 514 de
grees E. 9.15 chains to a stake;
thence S. 8414 degrees E. 11.30
chains to a hickory, J. C. Free
man’s corner; thence S. 9 degrees
W. 8 chains to a stake, on the
east side of a drain, J. C. Free
man’s corner; thence S. 87 de
grees E. 20.37 chains to a stake;
thence S. 3 degrees W. 13.03
chains to a willow on the north
bank of the creek; thence N. 73-
14 degrees W. (at 2 chains the
old run of the creek is off S. 1-50
chains) 4.50 chains to a stake on
the creek; thence N. 87 degrees
W. 34.20 chains to the BEGIN-
Modern Equipment Does Cleaning Best!
ZEBULON DRY CLEANERS
Worth Hinton, Prop.
Friday, April 2,1948
NING, containing eighty-four
and 3-4 (84 3-4) acres as per sur
vey. See Book 202, Page 341, Wake
The successful bidder at sale is
required to deposit 10 per cent of
This the 18 day of February,
P. H. WILSON, Commissioner
Wilson & Bickett
1002 Insurance Building,
Raleigh, North Carolina.
Z. N. Culpepper
Elite Beauty Salon
Mrs. Frank Kemp, Owner
Miss Ruth Strickland, Manager
Phone 3721 Zebulon
FRYERS FOR SALE