THE ZEBULON RECORD Volume XXV. THE WAGES OF CARELESSNESS Wm' 77ie driver of this truck lost control of it because its brakes t cere defective. It ran up on the sidewalk and plotted through the side of a house, killing ttco persons. In addition to the terrible toll of motor vehicle deaths and injuries last year — 33.soo killed, 1,150,000 injured —the total economic tcasle amounted to almost ttco billion dollars. Brakes, tires, lights, tcindshield wipers and other safety features should be periodically checked as a safeguard against accidents. A recent nationwide testing program disclosed mechanical defects in i one out of every three cars examined. Carolina Herb Industry Topic Os Discussion at Rotary Club “North Carolina can easily be called ‘Nature’s Medicine Chest’ because it is the most important source of native crude botanical drugs on the continent,” stated Haywood Jones, Zebulon Drug Co. pharmicist, at the meeting of the Dr. George Griffin Is Named as Professor Dr. George J. Griffin, pastor of the Zebulon Baptist Church from 1938 to 1946, has been elected a professor of religion at Wake For est College by the school's board of trustees. Dr. Griffin, who has completed his work and thesis for the doctor of philosophy degree at the Uni versity of Edinburg, will receive his doctorate in absentia from the Scotch instituion in July. He re signed the local pastorate in 1946 to take advanced work in Edin burgh, and was accompanied by Mrs. Griffin who also studied at the university. The former pastor will teach at the Wake Forest College summer school this year, and is a member of the School of Religion. Before coming to Zebulon, he had studied at Wake Forest College, the South ern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Yale University School of Divinity. Dr. and Tlrs. Griffin returned from Edinburgh in May, and after spending a few days at their homes in Pittsboro and Rockingham, vis ited friends in Zebulon. Dr. Griffin is a former president of the Zebulon Rotary Club. FRIENDS OF WAKE FOREST: Hold Barbecue Supper Approximately thirty alupini and friends of Wake Forest College in this community attended a bar becue supper at the Zebulon Wom an’s Club last Wednesday night, and heard a discussion of plans for a greater Baptist college at Win ston-Salem. Mr. Eugene Olive, former chap lain of Wake Forest College and now alumni secretary of the north Wake County school, gave a talk on enlargement campaign plans, using a series of color-film slides Number *l4. Rotary Club Friday night. “More than 1,200 different varieties are found growing in this state,” he continued. S. B. Penich and Co., the world’s largest dealer in botanical drugs, had its start in North Carolina at Marion, he said, and Penich has the world's largest drug collection depot in Asheville. Haywood illustrated the latter part of his talk with color slides showing 19 of the various plants grown in North Carolina from which drugs are derived. Among the plants pictured were the com mon dandelion plant, which has (Continued on Page 7) Funeral Services Held For W. Horace Phelps Funeral services for W. Horace Phelps, 47, of Raleigh, Route 5, who died last Saturday, were held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon from the Yelverton Funeral Home Cha pel in Raleigh. Dr. F Orion Mixon, patsor of the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Raleigh, conducted the services with the assistance of Rev. A. D. Parrish of Zebulon. Pallbearers were Jack Poole, Jimmie Poole, N. W. Woodruff and Myron Phillips. Burial was in the Social Plains Church Cemetery near Zebulon. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. J. A. Phelps of Raleigh; a brother, N. S. Phelps of Zebulon; four sis ters, Mrs. B. T. Poole of Raleigh, and Mrs. W. C. Woodward, Mrs. W. C. Snipes, and Mrs. Alyne Wood, all of Burlington. to illustrate the lecture. Attending the meeting were Rev. and Mrs. Carlton Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Vester Brantley, Dr. and Mrs. L. M. Massey, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Farmer, Rev. R. H. Herring, Rev. Theo. B. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Davis, Mrs. M. L. Massey, Mrs. William Bunn, Rev. John McCrim mon, Mr. Needham Pitts, Mr. Ed Ellington, Mr. Willie B. Hopkins, Mr .and Mrs. Ralph Talton, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bees Zebulon, N. C., Friday, June 25, 1948 Community in County Local Vacation Bible School to Hold 1948 Closing Tonight at 8 Commencement exercises for the Vacation Bible School of the Zebulon Baptist Church will be obser\ eel this evening at eight o'clock. The school has been in session during the j3ast two weeks with a total enrollment of over two hundred. Departmental exercises, anti phonal scripture recitation and an anthem by Juniors and Intermed iates, a dramatic interpretatioi of the story of Esther presented by Intermediates, and the presenta tion of attendance awards will feature the Commencement pro gram. Officers and teachers of the school were: Nursery, Mrs. K. P. Leonard, Superintendent, Mrs A. I. Murphey • Beginners, Mrs. W. L. Greene, Superintendent, Mrs. Hardin Hinton, Mrs. Graham Fowler, Mrs. Eugene Bailey; Pri mary, Mrs. Carlton Mitchell, Su perintendent, Mrs. Robert Ed. Horton, Mrs. Thurman Murray, Miss Brooks Pearce, Miss Marie Corbett; Juniors, Mrs. F. E. Bunn, Superintendent, Mrs. J. W. Gill, j Mrs. M. T. Debnam, Miss Lillian Talton, Billy Bunn, Bill Brantley; | Intermediates. Mrs. Elwood Perry,; Superintendent, Mar. A. C. Daw son, Rev. R. H. Herring, Rev. Carl ton Mitchell served as Principal. Music was under the direction of Mrs. Frank Kemp and Mrs. Rodney McNabb. Miss Carolyn j Massey served as school photo-! grapher. Refreshments were pro vided by circles of the W. M. U., the Fidelis and Y. W. W. Sunday school classes, Mr. Worth Hinton and the school were treated to a j weiner roast at Pullen Park by Thurman Murray and Francis Wall. Wakefield DVBS Has Its Commencement Last Friday Night The commencement of the Va cation Bible School of Wakefield Baptist Church was held on Sun- j day night, June 20. The evening service consisted of the regular worship service which was used during the school, songs and Bible verses and stories given by each department, and the awarding cf attendance certificates. The enrollment for the two weeks was 77, including the pu pils and faculty. The average at tendance was 63.6. The offering which was taken each day amounted to $12.90. Refreshments were served each day by the.ladies of the church. The following persons taught the classes and had charge of their respective groups on Ine commencement program: Beginners: Mrs. L. D. Bunn, Mrs. Russell Williams, Misses Mary Al ice Jones and Frances Phillips. i Primary: Mrs. L. A. Baker, Mrs. i Elbert Rhodes, Mrs. Edison Wood, i Mrs. William Thornton. •, Junior: Mrs. Harold Pippin, Mrs. ] Eugene Mamgum, Miss Hilda Bak- ’ er. Intermediate: Mrs. Clifton Pip- i pin, John H. McCrimmon. ] The music was directed by Mrs. i Harold Pippin. ] Chest Group Meets Executives' Session IN REVIVAL HERE HD? M ' R* r DR. J. GLEN BLACKBURN | Revival at Zebulon Baptist Church to Be Held June 27-July 4 Revival services will begin at the Zebulon Baptist Church Sun- J day evening June 27 with Dr. J. Glen Blackburn, pastor of the Wake Forest Baptist Church and Chaplain of Wake Forest College, jas guest minister. Services will ; continue each evening at eight : o’clock through the week. Special music will be provided each evening by both the Adult Choir and the Youth Choir. Music ! will be under the direction of Pro fessor Claude Cook of Wake For est College, Mrs. Rodney McNabb and Mrs. Frank Kemp. Di. Blackburn is a native of ; North Carolina. He was educated at Wake Forest College and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, earning his doctorate ! from the latter institution. He served as pastor of the First Bap tist Church of Lumberton, North Carolina for seven years before assuming his duties at Wake For est on January 1 of this year. Miss Jewel Hood Is Raleigh J-C Finalist Miss Jewel Hood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Hood of Zeb ulon, is one of eight finalists who will compete Friday night at eight o’clock in the Memorial Auditori um for the title of “Miss Raleigh.” The Raleigh Chamber of Com merce has extended a special invi tation to residents of +he Zebulon Community to attend the event Friday night. YOUNG LOCAL MINISTER: Takes Hospital Course Rev. Gilmer Parrish, pastor of the “W. R. Cullom Field” of churches near Warrenton is one of the ten participants in the fourth Clinical Pastoral Training Course at the North Carolina Baptist Hos pital in Winston-Salem for ten weeks during the summer. This clinical program of train ing is offered by the Baptist Hos pital’s department of religion and in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theo. Davis Sons, Publishers Recreation Is Chief Topic of Discussion At Chest Conference A discussion of the need for ad ditional recreational facilities in Wake County communities was held at a meeting of the education and recreation division of the Community Council, an agency of the Wake County Community Chest, last week at the Chest of fice in Raleigh. W. P. McPherson, chairman of the division, extended invitations to all county communities to send representatives to the meeting to discuss their present recreation programs in regard to facilities, needs and finances. Representa tives from Fuquay-Varina, Wake Forest, Garner and Holly Springs spoke on what was being done and what should be done toward rec reation in their communities. Ralph Andrews, Raleigh com missioner of recreation, described the programs in Cary, Wendell, Apex, Rolesville and Caraleigh. He stated that a proposed budget of $43,000 had once been worked out for a total county program and also that a possible plan might be worked out whereby the Wake County government would pay for the entire program with local communities contributing funds where they saw fit. He further stated that under present state laws, tax money could not be used for recreation and that funds usu ally came from water, licenses and franchises. Members present at the meeting decided that a survey cf needs, in terests and facilities should be made. It was voted that a tenative survey plan should be drawn up and presented at the July meeting of this division of the Council. Benefit Baseball Game Planned Wednesday Zebulon will play Mitchell’s Store in a baseball game June 30 on the Wakelon diamond, Mrs. Elwood Perry announced yester day. She stated that the proceeds realized from the contest would go to the Overseas Relief Crusade for Children, which is being spon sored in Zebulon by the Junior Woman’s Club. Both the teams which will play next Wednesday afternoon at ?.00 are in the first division of the fast Tri-County League. This game is the opening gun for the Jr. Woman’s Club drive, Mrs. Perry said, and advance tickets will be sold over Zebulon during the three days preceding the con test. Louisville, Kentucky. The classes are designed to familiarize minis ters with the problems encountered in visiting the sick and in daily contact with members of their congregations. A two-hour seminar, based on the case history method of study, is held at the hospital each morn ing. In the afternoons, students put into practical application the studies they have made by visiting patients in rooms and wards.