The radio and newspapers again
herald the glowing progress of ?he
Democratic party as pointed out
by Col. William T. Joyner at the
Democratic Convention on May 20.
Schools and roads came in for the
usual favorable comment, and Gov
Cherry urged Democrats, in his
5-minute speech, to “join hands
like one great family and march
forward—to keep unbroken the
Democratic progress here in North
For the state, the convention
called for further pay increase for
teachers and State employees,
State aid for building schools, in
creased health facilities; but in the
one 5 line paragraph devoted to
the liquor question, one reads:
“The committee skirted over the
liquor question in 30 seconds, after
taking one brief look at a telegram
from dry forces requesting a ref
erendum.” The request was ig
Dry lips will remain curled over
such continued and flagrant disre
gard of North Carolina democracy.
Truman’s Civil Rights Bill is
not the only wedge threatening to
divide the party. The drys in
North Carolina may well echo the
cry of the Israelites, saying, “What
♦ portion have we in David? to
your tents, O, Israel!”
MRS. IRENE AVERITT MILLS.
Louisburg, N. C.
The W. M. U. Society held its
regular meeting on Saturday eve
ning at 8:00 o’clock in the home
of Mrs. Mark Ray.
Mr. Woodrow Moore, after be
ing away for seven months with
the Merchant Marine, is visiting
in Pilot now for a while.
Mrs. Susie Alford spent Sun
day afternoon with Mrs. B.- B.
Mrs. Milton Griffin and children
of Jamesville, N. C., and Mrs. Le.
roy Eddy of Alexandrea, Virginia,
visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. L. Phillips for the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Jarman Finch and
Vickie of Richmond, Va., spent a
couple of days with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Spann, Mr.
Ivan Phillips, and Jocelyn Martin
visited in Washington, D. C. last
week for a few days.
Barbara Nell Bryant o? Rocky
Cross spent the weekend with Pa
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Brant’ey en
tertained Mr. and Mrs. Oris Med
lin and Pat, and Mrs. Herbert
Bunn, Bonita, Alice, and Teddy
and Sarah, with a delicious dinner
in their home on Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Pearce of
Norfolk, Va., spent the weekend
with his mother, Mrs. Geneva
Let’s not forget our church
Mr. and Mrs. Graham Conn vis
ited Mrs. Jane Conn last weekend.
Mrs. W. A. Upchurch of Raleigh
spent the weekend here in the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Underwood
and son, Clarke Johnson Under
wood, of Los Angeles, Calif., spent
Tuesday night with their uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Johnson
of Zebulon. Mr. Underwood is a
member of the Douglas Aircraft
Everett A. Ray was taken to
Rex Hospital in Raleigh on Tues
day night, suffering from stomach
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Wells, Jr.,
spent the weekend with Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Holowell in WilHams
Thomas Monk is in Rex hospital
where he was taken last Friday
for operative treatment.
C. L. Leonard of Nashville is
spending this week in Zebulon
with his brother, K. P. Leonard.
Miss Merle Tippett and Mr. Cal.
vin W. Hood were married in the
home of Rev. Neville Stancil in
Wendell Wednesday nurmrig at
11 o'clock. Immediately after the
ceremony the couple left for a trip
through the mountains of western
Mrs. Hood is the daughter of
Mrs. J. O. Tippett and the late Mr.
Tippett of Zebulon. Mr. Hood is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
A. Hood of Davidson. He is a stu
dent at N. C. State College.
Mr. and Mrs. Hood will make
their home in Zebulon.
The coming of telephones into
every home in Zebulon came near
er to becoming a reality this week
as workmen worked rapidly on
stringing new' cable along the poles
over town. Other men were in
stalling the central office equip
ment in the recently completed
building on Horton Avenue.
Residents of Zebulon and the
surrounding communities were
watching the work progress with
enthusiasm, and many wondered
whether to add their names to the
list of over 150 who have requested
Groundwork for the rura’ lines
is being pushed, w r ith Southern
Bell being guided by suiveys al
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Chamber of Commerce a success
because of the $65,000 annual pay
roll of the Home Builders Corpor.
A financial report w r as given by
the secretary, showing that of the
$1,225 realized through member
ships in the Chamber of Com
merce, only $509 was spent for
the projects during the year. Left
in the treasury is $716.
The members present held a
lengthy discussion about the pos
sibilities of hiring a full-time paid
secretary. Bob Saw’yer suggested
a secret ballot to detrmine the sen
timent of those present, and when
a vote was taken,& 75 percent vot
ed an unqualified “yes”, saying
they desired a full-time secretary
and were wiling to pay the addi
tional cost. In the discussion
which followed the vote however,
the members expressed a reluc
tance to hire a man.
The president appointed Bcb
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Sawyer and P. O. Farmer *o can
vass the membership of the Cham
ber of Commerce to determine the
feelings of the group, and after
their canvass, he asked them to
make suggestions to the Board of
Directors as to the recommended
changes in the annual dues and
the concensus of the Chamber as
to a paid secretary.
Several of the members, includ
ing Philip Massey and William
Bunn, stated that if dues are rais
ed, they believe that some of the
present members will not renew
their memberships. They also stat
ed their belief that monthly dues
will be easier to collect than will
Present for the business session
which followed a barbecue dinner
were Ralph Talton, Claud Dunn,
Bryant Martin, M. W. Page, Bob
Sawyer, Ed Smith, Randolph Hen
dricks, Mrs. Ruby Hendricks, P.
O. Farmer, Mrs. P. O. Farmer, Joe
Tonkel, Ed Hales, Phillip Massey,
R. H. Bridgers, M. J. Sexton, Ben
Thomas, Ferd Davis, Gordon tem
ple, William Bunn, C. V. Whitley,
Barrie Davis, and L. M. Massey.
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was partial to the Coley Hole and
the area just above J. W. Tarpley’s
During the war our fishing was
necessarily limited, but we used to
go crabbing off Guadalcanal and
also in the Admiralty Islands.
Some of the crabs would measure
3 feet and over from claw tip to
claw tip, and carried a lot of meat.
Crab meat is good, if you can just
manage to stand the odor while
you are cooking them.
There were also a lot of land
crabs on all the South Sea islands
which, believe it or not, used to
climb the palm trees and eat coco
nuts. They grew to an enormous
size, but they were not good eat
If we could only convince Mr.
S. and Mr. B. and Mr. R. and Mr.
F. what a blessing it would be
the people, of the community to
have phones, I think they would
consider the refusal they have
made and consent to have one
themselves, for it might save a
precious life sometime in emer
I hear that Mr. S. had to run to
a neighbor’s phone to call a doc
tor not long ago. Folks, it’s all
through when life is over and we
ought to make the best of it, ’cause
burying robes don’t have any
pockets and what we don’t use
while here the kids will lose in
law suits when we are gone.
Just think how nice it will be to
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pick up your phone and call your
neighbors and have a little friend
ly chat or more than that to say.
“Hello, central, give me Heaven,
For my Mother’s there.
She’ll be glad it’s me who’s speak
Tell her, won’t you please.
For I surely want to tell her
I’m so lonely here.”
—V. B. R.
Herbert Howell, the well digger,
who is farming this year with Mr.
Nathan Horton, brought an oddity
into the shop last week: a full
grown cockleburr plant, with six
large burrs and six small ones.
“I have always heard before
that when the sheep burrs appear
ed, it was not long till frost,” Mr.
Howell said, “and all the unusual
weather so far this year makes a
He said that he had plowed the
field the plant grew in since April
9, and that it is bound to have ma
tured since then.
A small girl was traveling up
the sidewalk yesterday on one i
skate, pushing as though sre were
riding a scooter. When asked why
she didn’t wear both skates she
pointed to another small girl
across the street who was skating
along in a similar fashion on one
skate, and said: “We own the
skates together so she uses one
and J use the other.”
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