THE ZEBULON RECORD Volume. XXV. Number 11 CAROLINA POWER HOME EXPERT ,X ' ♦** * * * * •>• . % * * * * * * * mKk -ate, 4 * **•<.** * Wf, M , * ' •* * * * # * * m ip*., .. * « *■ * % *. •* .* *• < %4 * v ■*: y. *• wx 4 4 >: * •>: *!• 4 ■> * *'• * 4: \x M: :|lg9 i&SK * x* * * * # : mk 3H * * ** * • »*s mu : Wk. i • *»:< * *w % m '- ' * * * l .;• »* * * ? Hfcj x v Wj- y' > * sv: >*:. *.* * > 4; < * •* * •*• J ;# £. & &:' : '& ’ :£• :: * >;' • •*■•■ ":# •' % -Itfc•. * < % i. * * < *:• 4 * ¥■ '|i. f : * *4j> X < | , , X X X * X :x ..; : 4'- t i s % *> . « ■•■ 4 4 # 4 ;s w . ...•.•.«••■ * A «' 4 P'| r.Jc r * ■ I <■ . 4;:' ■■• x<4' : ' y ' ' | t^ 4*^ •••••<•>:>..•• Pictured is Miss Cornelia Austin, home service representative of the Carolina Power & Light Company, as she began her demonstra tions at the cooking school held at Whitley Furniture Company last Wednesday night. Miss Austin described the local school as the largest and most successful she has, held. -- Memory Delivers Address At Wakelon Commencement Professor Jasper L. Memory, Jr., of Wake Forest College, delivered the commencement address at Wakelon High School last Friday night, admonishing local graduates to improve their value to society by leading well-rounded lives. The Wake Foxest professor, who was introduced by Ferd Davis, secretary of the local school board, declared that each graduate could best serve humanity by develop ing himself mentally, physically, materially, and spiritually. He emphasized the need for adequate recreation as well as hard work. Wallace G. Temple, chairman of the Wakelon School Board, pre sented awards for citizenship, athletics, and agriculture. Follow ing this presentation, Principal Rod Horton Is 1948 Recipient Os W. H. Chamblee Farm Award Winner of the 1948 W. H. Chamblee Award for Exemplary Achievement in Agriculture was Roderick Horton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Horton of Zebulon, and a member of the 1948 graduating class of Wakelon School. The award is presented by the Zebulon Record to the student who rates highest in school grades, class \frork, and home activities each year, and was originated to stimu late an interest in agriculture in the students at Wakelon School. The award was named after the late W. H. Chamblee, Wake Coun ty’s first farm agent and a pion eer in modern farming methods. Fred Smith presented diplomas to the following graduates: Hilda Pearl Baker, Toby Brooks Brantley, Betty Lou Blackley, Robt. Vance Brown, Virginia Cor esa Bobbitt, Richard Erwin Cher ry, Florence Marie Corbett, Doris Irene Creech; Eupearl Cunningham, Rochelle Leigh Deans, James Mitchell Deb nam, Birtcha Marguerite Duke, Genavee Ellington, Lillie Joyner Ferrell, Edward Finch, Sultan Grover Flowers, Lucie Inez Hodge, Kenneth Gene Hopkins, Nina Belle Horton, Roderick Marion Horton; Ben Finch Massey, Bobby Allan Pace, Lee Pearce, Minda Estelle Pearce, Robert Preston Pearce, Jr., Betty Frances Phillips, Charles (Continued on Page 8) During his years of aiding in progressive farming in this part of the state, he developed a new strain of heavy seed corn and compiled an outstanding record as member of the Wake County Board of Commissioners. Winner of the first award, pre sented in 1947, was Rex Tippett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tippett. Rod Horton was president of the Wakelon student council during the past school year, and, in addi tion to his interest in agriculture, was active in other extra-curri cular work at Wakelon. He is a member of the Zebulon Boy Scout Troop, Zebulon, N. C., Friday, June 4, 1948 Scott Given Majority of Votes In Township; Johnson Is Second Albright Runs Close Third to Johnson; Broughton Is Leader Kerr Scott, farmer-businessman candidate for Governor of North Carolina, received a majority of votes cast in Little River Township last Saturday, in what had been expected to be one of the day’s closest election contests. Scott a total of 493 votes in the township, against 238 for State Treasurer Charles M. Johnson and 207 for R. Mayne Al bright. Oscar Barker received 10 ballots; W. F. Stanley, Sr., the man who dreamed he would be goven or, received 2 votes; and Olla Ray Boyd, the Pinetown hog farmer who runs for govenor every 4 years as a publicity stunt, received one vote. The size of the Scott majority— the former Commissioner of Agri culture received 35 more votes locally than all other gubernatorial candidates combined —surprised many observers, but the biggest surprise of the day was the fact R. Mayne Albright polled only 31 fewer votes than did Charles M. Johnson, the candidate of the so called “machine.” Scott carried Wake County with Albright sec ond, Johnson third. Former Governor J. Melville wiio_ ojj£§- .taught school in Bunn and later was a judge of the Zebulon Recorders Court, piled up a substantial ma jority in the Zebulon precinct, al though Senator W. B. Umstead led by a few votes in the Mitchell’s Mill balloting. Every other candidate for state office who led throughout North Carolina also carried Little River Township. Pat Taylor led Dan Tompkins for lieutenant governor; Thad Eure had a decisive margin over John Armstrong, who was backed by the “machine” for Sec retary of State; Henry Lee Brid ges, former Zebulon resident, led Charles Miller for State Auditor; Brandon Hodges defeated James B. Vogler, a Johnson supporter, for State Treasurer. Homecoming Day Set by Union Chapel Homecoming Day at Union Chapel Church will be Sunday, June 13, this year, church officials announced this week. There will be preaching service and dinner on the grounds. Members, neighbors and friends of the church are invited to attend the Homecoming exercises, as well as the picnic dinner. Each family | is asked to bring a basket of food, j The new pastor of the Union Chapel Baptist Church, Rev. Dowd of Knightdale, will deliver the annual homecoming sermon at 11:00 a. m., and there will be a program of singing by groups from neighboring communities during the afternoon. Sunday, June 13, also marks the beginning of the revival at Union Chapel, with the services continuing through the following i Sunday. There will be evening services only, beginning at 8:00' p. m. The public is invited to at tend the revival services. Mrs. B. B. Richards Evangelist Here . f" 4 ' x> Pictured is the Rev. O. W. Ing ram, an outstanding preacher of the North Carolina Methodist Con ference, who is conducting revival services this week at the Zebulon Methodist Church in cooperation with the Rev. Paul Carruth, tne local Methodist pastor. Local Rotary Club Hears Gilmer Parrish A very interesting discussion on the life of a Baptist minister was brought to the Zebulon Rotary Club last Friday night by Rev. Gilmer Parrish, one of the new T est members of the group. He empha sized that a sermon on Sunday morning is not the sum total of the preacher’s work, saying that the preacher’s task is a seven day a week job. Visitors included Jim Evans, president of the Middlesex Rotary Club and superintendent of the Free Will Baptist Orphanage. Last Rites on June 6 For William C. Moss Final rites for Cpl. William Clinton Moss, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Moss, will be held Sunday afternoon at 3:00 from the Zebulon Baptist Church. Pastor Carlton Mitchell of the Baptist Church, and Revs. R. H. Herring and T. B. Davis will assist in the services. Cpl. Moss was killed in the Eur opean Theatre of Operations while serving with the Air Forces. He graduated from Wakelon High School in 1940, and was a very popular student. Student at Local School Named As Delegate to N. C. Boys State Collins Pippin, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Pippin of Zebulon, has been selected by the Cedric Har ris Post of the American Legion to attend the annual Boys State of the North Carolina Department of the Legion, Commander Ferd Davis announced yesterday. At the annual event, which is held near Durham, boys are given demonstrations of the various functions of the government through the state level, and are then required to perform these functions during the week. The Legion sponsors the gathering in an effort to promote good citizen ship, and expenses of boys attend Theo. I>avis Sons, Publishers Philip Whitley Gets Largest Vote of Any Candidate In Township Philip R. Whitley, merchant and banker of Wendell, led both the state and county tickets in last Saturday’s balloting in Little River Township, receiving a total of 808 votes in Zebulon and Mitchell Mill precincts. The W’endell man, who is a former chairman of Wake County Democratic Executive Committee, also led throughout the county ex clusive of Raleigh, but rate returns from Raleigh precincts showed William T. Hatch, Arch Allen, and J. C. Little, Jr., running ahead of Whitley in that order. Whitley re ceived over 10,000 votes, a majori ty of those cast, but according to law, the three high men receiving majorities are declared nominated. Allen received 505 votes in Lit tle River Township, Hatch 467, Little 395, Dale Graham 116, and J. J. Collier 64. In the State Senatorial contest, R. N. Simms, Jr., the incumbent, led in Zebulon precinct by a mar gin of 37 votes, receiving 394 bal lots to Pou Bailey's 357, At Mitch ell’s Mill the situation was reversed, with Bailey taking 96 votes to 35 for Simms. In the town ship Bailey received a total of 453 ballots; Simms received 429. Masonic Sermon Is Planned at Pearces Rev. W. C. Blue, Jr., pastor of Pearces Baptist Church, will preach a special Masonic sermon at the Pearces church at 1:100 a. m. on Sunday, June 20, he an nounced this week. Mr. Blue, who is a member of Whitestone Lodge No. 155, A F & A M, at Wakefield, has issued a special invitation to all Master Masons to attend the service. Mas ons from Wakefield, Zebulon, Ar cher Lodge, and Middlesex lodges will be asked to sit in a group, ac cording to W. O. King, secretary of the Wakefield Lodge. Local Piano Recital Mrs. John Horton presented her piano pupils in recital at her home Saturday afternoon, May 22, Following the program, punch and cookies were served to the pupils and their guests. | ing the event are paid by local posts of the veterans’ organiza tion. The selection of Pippin was made on the basis of merit and capacity for active participation in events and absorption of infor mation. Serving on the selection committee were Principal Fred Smith of Wakelon School, Ferd Davis, Philip Bunn, F. D. Finch, E. T. Boyette, Philip Whitley, and Willard White. A boy from the Wendell school will also attend the Boys’ State as a representative of the local Le gion post, but his name has not yet been announced.