North Carolina Newspapers

Volume XXV. Number 29.
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We had counted on running one
of the pictures taken on Farmers’
Day in this space, but the engrav
ers crossed us up, and failed to get
the cuts on last night’s bus. So
Zebuion to Make Clinic
Inspection Next Sunday
The Zebulon Clinic, operating
under the direction of Dr. Ben
Thomas, will be open from 3 to
5 p.m. Sunday afternoon, October
17, for inspection by the public.
The clinic, which is located in
the Egar Massey home place on
Arendell Avenue, opened for bus
iness some weeks ago with Dr.
Thomas, and Mrs. Jack Mitchell
and Mrs. Allen Young as nurses,
but has only recently received the
last of special equipment ordered.
The clinic building contains 8
downstairs rooms, and a diet
kitchenette upstairs.
Downstairs Rooms
Downstairs are located two re
ception rooms, two bedrooms, an
examining room, a delivery room,
an x-ray room, and one room for
the doctor’s office. The entire
building, purchased by Avon Priv
ette from the Masseys, has been
repainted and repaired.
Parking facilities are available
on either side of the structure,
with a large parking lot construct
ed on its south side. Special en-
Attend WMU Rally
Mesdames L. M. Massey, Z. N.
Culpepper, W. L. Greene, P. H.
Massey, Exum Chamblee, S. A.
Horton, R. E. Horton, Carlton Mit
chell, Thurman Murray, Norman
Screws and Theo. Davis attended
the divisional meeting of the State
W.M.U. in Clayton last Friday.
This, That & the Other
There is probably no stronger
believer in conformity than first
graders in our school system. Each
must be as nearly as possible like
all others in his room, and the
parent who preaches individually
is bound to lose.
Our six-year-old grandson has
all his life known Mrs. Hall, the
school nurse; has talked freely to
her since he first began saying
words; and has always used her
surname and the correct prefix
when speaking to or of her. So it
was surprising last week to have
here is another picture of a Wake
Forest College majorette, courtesy
of Old Gold and Black. Her name
is Ann Grainger, and she is a na
tive of Fair Bluff.
trances to the building have been
provided for stretcher cases.
Among the equipment purchased
by Dr. Thomas for the clinic,
which is Zebulon’s first, is an x
ray machine with a fluoroscopic
attachment for examination of
gastro-intestinal disorders; a dia
thermy machine for treatment of
sprains, bruises, arthritis, and sim
ilar ailments; and an autoclave,
of steam pressure sterilization
The delivery room of the clinic
has already been used in five suc
cessful labor cases.
Dr. Thomas, a native of York,
S. C., is a graduate of Furman
University and the Medical Col
lege of South Carolina. A former
naval physician, he is married to
the former Miss Dorothy Davis of
Pharmaceutical Unit
Hears Local Druggist
E. C. Daniel, Zebulon druggist
and a past president of the North
Carolina Pharmaceutical Associa
tion, was a speaker at a testimonial
dinner sponsored by the Associa
tion for B. Frank Page in the Sir
Walter Hotel, Raleigh.
The local druggist in his talk
described Mr. Page’s remarkable
success as a wholesale druggist.
Mr. Daniel was a member of the
committee in charge of arrange
ments for the dinner.
him tell me something “Miss Ida”
had said. “Who is she,” I asked.
“O,” he said, “she is really Mrs.
Hall; but when you go to school
you are supposed to call her
Miss Ida.’ ”
That was a great W. M. U. di
visional meeting at Clayton last
week; and every preparation had
been made for it. Although the
whole Johnston Association was
hostess, the greater part of the
work naturally had to be done by
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Zebulon, N. C., Friday, October 15, 1948
Harold Cooley Addresses Local
Farmers; Large Crowd at Event
Member of Congress
From Nashville Tells
Farmers of 0. E. Trip
Congressman Harold D. Cooley
of Nashville, member of the House
of Representatives fr6m the
Fourth 'Congressional District of
North Carolina, addressed approx
imately a thousand farmers and
their families at Zebulon’s first an
nual Farmers’ Day last Thursday.
Mr. Cooley, who was introduced
by Dr. L. M. Massey of Zebulon,
spoke on international problems
as related to local agricultural
economy, and refrained from
touching more than slightly on
politics. He spoke strongly in favor
of the bi-partisan policy of pre
paredness, however.
Mayor R. H. Bridgers, a mem
ber of the Board of Directors of
the Chamber of Commerce, was
Mr. Cooley’s host at dinner Thurs
The Nashville lawyer and states
man recently returned from an
inspection tour of U. S. Occupied
Germany. While in Europe, he al;
so inspected in company with
Congressman Barden administra
tive functions of the Marshall Plan.
In his local speech he touched on
both investigations, and told of
efforts made recently to encourage
the sale of American tobacco to
Marshall Plan countries.
Speech Recorded
The speech by Mr. Cooley, who
is a member of the House Agricul
tural Committee was the highlight
of the successful farmers’ event,
sponsored by the Chamber of
Commerce. Recordings of the ad
dress were made at 2:00 p.m. by
Radio Station WGTM of Wilson,
and the speech was broadcast over
WGTM’s facilities later in the af
ternoon. The congressman spoke
from a platform on the town
parking lot across from City
Market. The parking lot was fil
ed, and an overflow into Arendell
Avenue and Horton Street neces
sitated the halting of traffic until
his address was delivered.
Nine Men Enlisted
By Army, Air Force
Nine men were enlisted through
the Raleigh Recruiting Station
during the week ending September
25, M-Sgt. M. G. Sparks, Station
Commander, has announced.
Five were enlisted for three
years for the Air Force. They are,
Gene P. Fowler, 18, 705 W. South
St., Raleigh, a 1947 graduate of
Corinth Holder High School; Li
onel D. Bunn, Jr., 18, Route 3,
Zebulon, a 1947 graduate of Wake
lon High School; David E. O’Neal,
18, Route 1, Zebulon, a 1948 grad
uate of Corinth Holder High
School; Eddie G. Richards, Jr., 20,
Route 1, Youngsville, a 1945 grad
uate of Wakelon High School; Earl
D. Harris, 18, Route 4, Sanford.
Corinth Harvest Day
Harvest Day will be held at Cor
inth Baptist Church on Wednes
day, October 20.
Sermon will be delivered by the
pastor, Rev. A. D. Parrish, at elev
en o’clock a.m. Dinner served at
twelve. Sales will begin at one
o’clock p.m.
Everyone is invited to attend.
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Pictured is Mrs. John James
Parish of Wendell and Norfolk,
the former Miss Martha Louise
Green of Simpsonville, S. C.
Dr. L. M. Massey Has
Program at Rotary
Dr. L. M. Massey, chairman of
the International Relations Com
mittee of the Zebulon Rotary Club,
spoke at the Friday night meeting
of the Rotarians on progress made
by his committee. E. H. Moser and
C. V. Whitley, members of the
International Relations group, also
made short talks.
The supper was served by Mr.
and Mrs. Irby Gill, and Mr. and
Mrs. Willie B. Hopkins. Tonight’s
meal will be served by the ladies
of the Hopkins Chapel Baptist
Wakefield W. M. S.
Holds October Meet
The W. M. S. of Wakefield held
its regular monthly meeting Mon
day night in the home of Mrs. L. A.
Baker with Mrs. W. H. Winstead
joint hostess. There were 14 mem
bers and one visitor present.
The Scripture was given by Mrs.
L. J. Glover. TJie topic for dis
cussion; “Do We Live Our Chris
tianity,” was given by Mrs. T. L.
Pippin. In the absence of the
president, Mrs. Pippin presided.
During the social hour the host
ess served chicken salad on lettuce,
crackers, cakes and coffee.
PTA to Meet Monday
The October meeting of Wake
lon’s Parent-Teacher Association
is scheduled for Monday night,
October 18, at 8 o’clock.
Mrs. Claude Pippin has directed
preparation of a program on
sportsmanship in which Coach
Jacob Simth will discuss what
things are expected from students;
Billy Brantley will speak for pu
pils with regard to what parents
may do; and Ralph Talton will tell
how all may help in varibus un
The membership committee has
Theo. Davis Sons, Publishers
Keen Competition Is
Encountered in Each
Farmers' Day Event
Contests in Zebulon’s first an
nual Farmers’ Day were graced
by near-professionals, as state
champions took first prize money
in one contest and came close to
taking first place in others.
Jimmie and Joe Bryan of Garn
er, horseshoe pitching champions
of the state, treated the "crowd to
a fancy- exhibition of barnyard
golf last Thursday morning, when
they defeated Harold Pippin and
Eugene Perry of Zebulon in the
finals. The Garner boys received
first prize money of $25.00; Pip
pin and Mitchell received SIO.OO.
Winner of the bicycle race in
the afternoon was Elton Massey,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Mas
sey of Murraytown. Young Mas
sey was given a new Western
Flyer bicycle for his successful
The checkers tournament, which
was run off at the Woman’s Club
at the same time as the horseshoe
pitching event, was won by Bailey
“Peg” Stallings of Pilot, who de
feated Furney Pearce to take first
prize money of $25.00. Pearce re
eived SIO.OO as second money.
Names of winners in the spirited
fiddlers’ convention run off un
der the direction of D. D. Cham
blee and Wade Privette were not
available this week; they will be
published in a latter issue of the
Good Will Awards
Winners of the good will awards
were Mrs. Roy Brown, Zebulon,
Route 2, $100; Worley Pace, Wen
dell,'Route 1, $10; Dolphus Wil
liamson, Zebulon, Route 1, $10;
Mrs. C. B. Whitley, Zebulon, Route
1, $10; D. L. Wester, Zebulon,
Route 3, $10; and Mrs. Eld Kitch
ings, Zebulon, $lO.
Cases in town were crowded at
noon with farmers who came to
spend the day, and a food stand
operated on the town parking lot
by Mrs. James Pulley for the
Methodist Church building fund
was sold out by night, with the
exception of three cakes, which
were auctioned off for $42.
GriHin at Wendell
Dr. George Griffin, Professor of
Theology at Wake Forest College
and former pastor of Zebulon
Baptist Church, was supply min
ister of the Wendell Baptist
Church for the 11 o’clock wor
ship service on Sunday, October
already obtained more members
than the total membership last
year. A room count will be taken
Monday night, and president Wil
lie B. Hopkins urges all members
to attend with as many visitors as
possible. The winning room will
receive a half-holiday as prize.
President Hopkins asks that
every one who will subscribe to
the PTA magazine come prepared
to pay the subscription price and
thus save unnecessary effort on
the part of the literature commit

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