THE ZEBULON RECORD Volume XXV. Number 28. WAKE FOREST DRUM MAJORETTE WWWBBiIWIWBBPPBMWWIWWWBWWWWBBWHHWwWWPwwBiWwwwwwP^P Local football fans who go to the Wake Forest-Carolina game at Wake Forest tomorrow afternoon will see this drum majorette, Sara Page Jackson of Elizabeth City, in Wakelon Eleven to Play Cathedral Latin Today Coach Jacob Smith’s Wakelon Bulldogs, fresh and confident after their smashing 24-6 victory over Wendell last week, will meet a strong and fast Cathedral Latin eleven from Raleigh on the local football field this afternoon at 3 o’clodk. The Bulldogs came* through last week’s contest with out injuries and will be at full strength today. , Frances Wall, Bob Sawyer Serve Masons Zebulon Lodge No. 609, AF&AM, held its October meeting Tuesday night at the Masonic Hall with Worshipful Master Ralph Bunn presiding. The business meeting followed a barbecue supper served Masons of the Zebulon and White stone Lodges by Francis Wall and Bob Sawyer. Plans were discussed for the establishing qf a unit of the Order of the Eastern Star here, with both the Zebulon and Wakefield (White stone) Lodges serving as sponsors. An organizational meeting is ten tatively scheduled for Wednesday night, October 13, at the local hall. AT POPLAR SPRINGS Church to Get New Pews * The Woman’s Missionary So ciety of Poplar Springs Baptist Church held a barbecue supper in the church last Saturday from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., feeding several hundred persons. Proceeds from sale of tickets to the supper will bfe used to buy new pews. Poplar Springs Church is a member of the Pilot-Pine Ridge- Poplar Springs field of Baptist churches, of which the Rev. M. A. Pegram is pastor. Located just off Highway 39 south of the Bunn prison camp, it is a member of the Tar River Baptist Association. action. Miss Jackson is a fresh man at the Baptist school. Miss Edythe I Medlin of Zebulon is also a member of the college band, playing the glockenspiel. Rain and a muddy practice field have hampered preparations for the game and the coach stated that his boys are in need of a vreat deal of work to perfect their timing in the tricky T formation he has in stalled. The Cathedral Latin team lost a heartbreaking game to Erwin last week in the last two minutes of play by a 7-6 score. Quarterback Bobby Bridgers and hard-charging J. C. Liles will be hard pressed to'match the play of triple-threat Tommy Peatross, who is no stranger to Zebulon. He was a first string eager for Cathe dral Latin when they met Wake lon. Expected to start in the back field with Bridgers and Liles are halfback K. D. Lloyd and Jimmy Greene, 190-pound fullback. Line men have not been chosen, al though Dan Privette, who turned in a sparkling offensive and de fensive game at center last week, is likely again to play that posi tion. Other linemen are Bill Brant ley, Ralph Lewis, George Massey, Bobby Phillips, Johnnie Gay, Fred Mangum, Worth Cromm, and Rob ert Kitchings. The church was constituted in 1850, and the structure itself is fairly old, though in an excellent state of repair. Various organiza tions of the church, however, have undertaken to fit the building with more modern and comforta ble furnishings. Some months ago a complete set of furniture for the rostrum and pulpit costing several hun dred dollars, was donated to the church by Misses Bertha and Jew el Mullins, daughters of S. C. Mullins, and Misses Ruth and Lin da Mullins, daughters of G. C. Mullins. Zebulon, N. C., Friday, October 8, 1948 Orphanage Benefit Tilt to Be In Raleigh Friday, October 29 Zebulon Town Board Discusses Sanitation, Vice Problems Here A discussion of outdoor privies, the cemetery, and vice concerned members of the Zebulon Board of Commissioners when they met with Mayor R. H. Bridgers in the town office Monday night for their October meeting. With no pressing business on tap, the com missioners devoted much of the evening to plans for improving the town. Town Clerk W. B. Hopkins was asked to mail letters to home owners inside the city limits in forming them of the town ordin ance prohibiting outdoor toilets in Zebulon. With sewer pipe and toilet fixtures available, the town government expressed the opinion that everyone can comply with the law. Concerning the cemetery, the town clerk said that extensive work has been done in eliminat ing the broom sage which has plagued the place for so long. He has had the hillside prepared for rye grass so that it will be green throughout the winter. An application for a beer license brought on the discussion of the general reputation of establish ments selling the beverage inside Zebulon. Opinion was that in gen eral the reputation of store hand ling beer is good, but complaints have been received by the chief of (Continued on Page 8) Hopkins Chapel WMS To Sell Supper Today The Woman’s Missionary Socie ty of Hopkins Chapel Baptist Church will have a barbecue sup per at Hopkins Cross Roads to night from 5 o’clock to 7:30 for the benefit of the church building fund. Plates will cost SI.OO each. The Hopkins Chapel Church, which was constituted in 1850, has recently begun modernization of its structure. A butane heating system was recently purchased, and will be in use during the com ing winter. In order for the system to func tion properly, further insulation of the church building is deemed necessary by the building commit tee, and funds obtained from the supper tonight will be used to put a new floor on top of the present one. The Zebulon Rotary Club will be served their l gular Friday night meal tonight by the Hopkins Chapel Woman’s Missionary So ciety, President Vester Brantley has announced. Bunn Is Champion Os Tri-County Loop A card from Maylon Frazier, manager of the Bunn Ball Club during the past season, corrects a statement made two weeks ago in this paper indicating that Pearces won the Tri-County League cham pionship. The Bunn manager states that the Bunn team was awarded the championship of the Tri-County League by Vernon Hill, league president, when Pearces failed to appear for the final games of the scheduled series. Bunn had won the two games played. SHRINE HEAD Pictured is Dr. G. Erick Bel' of Wilson, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Bell of this communi ty. The physican is Illustriods Potentate of the North Carolina Shrine, and is directing arrange ments for the first annual Shrine Bowl game in this state, which will be played at Riddick Stadium in Raleigh on Friday, October 29. Pet Horton Given Prize For Top Gilt P. M. Horton of Zebulon, Route 4, proprietor of Fall Branch Po land China Farm, received second prize for his senior gilt entered in last month’s Southeastern Poland China Breed Type Conference show and sale, which took place at the livestock pavilion at Flor ence Air Base, Florence South Carolina. Mr. Horton, vice president of the North Carolina Poland China Swine Breeders Association, took the second prize over 26 other par ticipants from Georgia, North Car olina, and South Carolina. The Zebulon farmer served as a mem ber of the Ring Committee at the show and sale. He was accompanied on the trip to Florence by Ralph Baugh of Wendell. Clinic to Open The Zebulon Clinic, operated by Dr. Ben Thomas, will observe its formal opening on Sunday, October 17, from 3 until 5 o’clock in the afternoon. Although the clinic has been open for some time, this will be the first time the public has had an opportunity to see it complete with all its equipment. AT THE ROTARY CLUB War Bride Makes Talk Interesting facts of war-time England were related to members of the Zebulon Rotary Club by Mrs. Paul Murray, a GI bride whose home was in Norwich, Nor folk County, England, before she came to this country about two years ago. After telling of the rationing system in England, Mrs. Murray compared the fare there with what is served in America, and the club members found that Americans eat exceptionally well. The school system in England is conducted differently from what we have in this country, Mrs. Mur Theo. Davis Sons, Publishers Zebulon Shriners Are Participating In Benefit* Game Two former Zebulon residents are playing an important part in the development of the Shrine Bowl Game, an event sponsored by the North Carolina Shrine. Dr. Erick Bell of Wilson, present Po tentate of the Shrine, and Jimmy O’Neal of Raleigh, publicity di rector of the event, are both well known locally. Dr. Bell is a son of the late Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Bell of Wakefield, and attended school here. Mr. O’Neal is the husband of the form er Miss Eula Greene, sister of Lester and W- H. Greene of Zebu lon. The Shrine game will be played between Oxford Orphanage and Methodist Orphanage on Friday night, October 29, at 8 o’clock in Riddick Stadium, Raleigh. Tickets are now on sale at $2.00 each, and may be secured by sending remit tance to Shrine Bowl Fund, P. O. Box 700, Wilson, North Carolina. At a recent meeting of com mitteemen for the event Dr. Bell, representing 5,000 Shriners of Shriners of Sudan Temple, dis cussed further plans with nobility of the Sudan, radio announcers, and sportswriters of the state. The game will be broadcast over WRAL and the Tobacco Network, and possibly the Dixie Network. Zebulon Shriners taking an ac tive part in promotion of the ben efit game are R. Vance Brown, Eugene Privette, and Garland Godwin. Charles Shannon Is Monroe Police Head Charles M. Shannon, former chief of police in Zebulon, recently was appointed chief of police of the town of Monroe. He has served as assistant chief for a number of years, and became head of the po lice force under the merit system upon the retirement of Chief Arm field. , *\ His appointment was popular in the Union County town, The Mon*> roe Journal saying: “Chief Shan non’s six years with the depart ment and other experience, as well as his character and personality, indicate that his advancement has been a wise choice.” Mr. Shannon is married to the former Miss Alene Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark of Zebulon. ray said. She felt that children here study general subjects too long and would benefit more if vocational subjects preparing them for earning a living were taught in the higher grades. In answer to questions concern ing the British opinion of the La bor government headed by Prime Minister Bevin, Mrs. Murray stated that she believed the English peo ple would vote for a change at their next election. Mrs. Murray and her husbar i attended the meeting as guests of Dr. L. M. Massey, who is Rotary program chairman for October.