Society and Personals
OF PLYMOUTH and WASHINGTON COUNTY
-i-ivivjirniai A A.
Returns From Hospital
Mrs. Jack Horner returned Satur
day from a Rocky Mount hospital,
where she was a patient for several
To Louisburg Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Swain and Miss
Chalotte took Miss Naomi Swain to
Louisburg Sunday where she resum
ed her work at Louisburg College.
Mrs. Edwin McNair, of Norfolk,
visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. T. McNair last week.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bratten
Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Stafford and
Miss Leola Ausbon were week-end
guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. Bratten.
Week-end in Norfolk
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Swain. Mrs.
J. T. McNair, Miss Charlotte McNair
and Miss Naomi Swain spent last
week-end in Norfolk.
To Greensboro Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Jones and
Miss Frances Jones took Misses Mary
Charlotte Jones, Helen Harrison arid
Cornelia Edmondson to Greensboro
Sunday where they resumed their
work at the Woman’s College.
To Raleigh Monday
Carl L. Bailey, sr., made a business
trip to Raleigh. Monday.
$2.45 value, now $1.98
$3.45 value, now $2.98
$3.98 value, now $3.00
$1.98 value, now $1.45
$2.45 value, now $1.98
Values to $2.45
New Suits Arrive Daily
Visit Mr. and Mrs. Davidson
Mrs. Joe Smith, of Suffolk and Mrs.
B. S. Sellers, of Norfolk, returned to
their homes Monday after spending
the holidays with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Davidson. Bill David
son, Joe Smith and B. S. Sellers spent
Christmas Day with Mr. and Mrs.
Entertains at Bnffet Supper
Miss Mary Elizabeth Bray enter
tained members of the Plymouth
younger set at a buffet dinner on
Wednesday evening in honor of her
guest. Miss Ann Abell, of Smithfield.
Nags Head Visitors
Mr. and Mrs. R. Roy Kessinger, of
Nags Head, were week-end guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Blount.
New Orleans Visitor
Mrs. Charles Etzweiler, of New Or
leans, viisted Mrs. Ted Blount this
Return to Pennsylvania
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Thomson left
Sunday for their home in Tamaqua,
Week-end in Randleman
Dr. and Mrs. S. V. Lewis spent the
week-end in Randleman.
Mrs. Della Askew and Mrs. C. A.
Askew, of Jamesvllle, visited Mrs. J.
B. Allen on Sunday.
Holidays in New Jersey
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hartman spent
the holidays in Marchantville, N. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hartman, sr. and
daughter accompanied them home.
Visit Relatives in Woodards
Mrs. C. L. Blount and Samy Oet
singer visited relatives in Woodards
Attend Rose Bowl Game
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Davidson at
tended the Duke-Oregon State foot
ball game In Durham Thursday.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Smiley
Miss Marie Ellington, of Henderson,
Jack Smiley, jr„ and Helen Smiley, of
Warrenton, and Miss Ann Bradley,
of Tarboro, were recent guests of Mr.
and Mrs. B. E. Smiley.
In Rocky Mount Hospital
Mrs. Sarah F. Numey is a patient
in a Rocky Mount hospital.
To Suffolk Monday
Mrs. Bernice Hammond and daugh
ter and Mrs. J. J. Brinkley went to
College Students Return to School
All of the college students have re
turned to their respective colleges aft
er spending the holidays with their
Accepts Position in Local Plant
Mrs. H. S. Midgett has accepted a
position in the clerical department
of the American Fork and Hoe Com
V. D. C. To Meet Friday
The Major Louis Charles Latham
Chapter of the U. D. C. will meet
Friday at 3 p. m„ in the home of
Mrs. Lawrence Jones on Washington
Every member is emestly requested
to be present by Mrs. Abe Adler,
PLYMOUTH'S FIRST TEST
JANUARY 9lh-7:00 To 7:30P.M.
Pj|.||.| The fire siren will sound a one-minute
Miyndl blast at 7 p. m., marking the beginning
of the blackout period. A short blast will be
sounded at 7:30 p. m., as an “All-Clear” signal.
Roninromontc During the blackout period,
nequiremenis all traffic inside the city lim
its must come to a standstill, and everyone must
take cover, leaving the sidewalks and streets en
tirly clear*, except for air-raid wardns, fire and po
lice officers. No lights may be used which can
be seen from the streets. If lights are used in
homes, the windows and doors must be entirely
covered, so no reflection is visible outside. Mer
chants are warned to turn Qut lights in their store
windows before the blackout period.
Consult Your Warden £, fiSTL’E
pointed for every two blocks inside the city lim
its, and every resident will be contacted by him to
see that air-raid regulations are observed. See
your warden and cooperate fully in making this
test blackout a success.
Your Cooperation in This Test May
Mean the Saving of Lives Later!
DO YOUR PART WILLINGLY, CHEER
FULLY—AND REMAIN CALM!
P. W. BROWN
Chief Air-Raid Warden Plymouth, N. C.
In Virginia Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Campbell and
Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Allen, of
Wiliamston, visited Mr. and Mrs. S.
P. Winborne in Como and Mr. and
Mrs. H. E. Bailey in Newsome. Va„
Returns From Hospital
Dick Norman, son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. S. Norman, has returned home
from a Rocky Mount hospital, where
he spent several weeks.
Returns From Philadelphia
Bradford Papineau returned home
Sunday from Philadelphia, where he
spent the holidays.
Return From Visit
Mrs. Carl Bailey and daughter.
Joyce, returned from Rocky Mount
Sunday. They spent several days
there with Dr. and Mrs. Clarence
Sunday in Rocky Mount
Mrs. E. T. Coley spent Sunday in
Returns From Smithfield
Mrs. T. L. Bray returned Tuesday
from Smithfield, where she visited
Returns From Hospital
Carl L. Bailey, jr., returned home
from a Rocky Mount hospital on
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robbins
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Darden, Mr.
and Mrs. L. L. Basnight, Mr. and Mrs.
S. F. Darden, Mr. and Mrs. Zeno
Lyon, Mrs. Mary C. Owens, Mrs. Myr
tle Herring, Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Har
ris, Miss Martha Homthal, Misses
Mary and Olga Gardner were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Robbins for
dinner on New Year’s night.
Attend Rose Bowl Game
E. L. Owens, Mrs. Katherine James,
Miss Helen Bratten, Tom Freeman,
Floyd Asby, C. E. Ayers, Phil Liver
man, Miss Judy Brown, Ben Sumner,
Corporal T. B. Brown, Charles Brown,
E. Blatz, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Polk
were among those who attended the
Duke-Oregon State football game in
Return From Philadelphia
Mrs. L. J. Meunier, Jr., and daugh
ter have returned from Philadelphia,
where they visited relatives.
Service Man Here
James Meadows, of the U. S. Mili
tary Service, spent the holidays at
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Visit in Virginia Sunday
Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Harper and
son visited Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Barron
In Franklin, Va„ Sunday.
Visiting Dr. and Mrs. McGowan
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Metzenthin have
been visiting Dr. and Mrs. C. Mc
Gowan for several days.
Holidays Here With Sisiter
Miss Viola Hord spent the holi
days here with her sister, Mrs. J. F.
Visits in Sylvia
Mrs. S. M. Rasmusson was the re
cent guest of friends in Sylvia. She
was accompanied by her son, Frank,
who went to Chicago from there.
Creswell Service League
Entertained in Plymouth
Creswell — The Young People’s
Service League of Christ Episcopal
Church here was entertained by the
Plymouth League Sunday afternoon
at 6 o’clock in the commuity hall in
Plymouth. Games and singing were
enpoyed under trained supervision.
Sandwiches, hot chocolate, hot cof
fee, pickles and mints were served.
At the conclusion of the social
hour, the group attended church
services which were followed by a
Y. P. S. L. business meeting.
Those attending were Mesdames
B. W. Gaither, A. S. Holmes, Miss
Lona Bell Weatherly. Misses Francis
Peal, Mary Gaither, Betty Swain,
Virginia Woodley, Mary Ellen Still
man, Betty Jean Edwards and Wood,
Charles, Fred and John Gaither.
From the Choice
ot the Wheat Crop
To Choice Cooks
H. E. Harrison
Plymouth Woman’s Club
Holds January Meeting
The January meeting of the Plym
outh Woman's club met at 1 o’clock
on Friday, January 2 in the com
Mesdames S. A. Ward, sr„ R. B.
Trotman, W. C. Jones and Mrs. Ellen
C. Watson were hostesses at the
luncheon preceding the business sess
ion and program. Patriotic decora
tions were used.
Door prizes of $1 in trade each
from Byrd’s and Abe Adler's were
won by Mrs. T. L. Bray and Mrs.
Harry Stell, respectively. $7 worth
of defense stamps were sold to the
club members, who voted to buy ad
ditional bonds for the club.
It was reported that W. S. Moore,
vocational agriculture teacher of the
local high school and his students
had completed building shelves and
cabinet doors in the club kitchen.
Mrs. L. W. Zeigler reported that
T. B. Seal sales had amounted to
The club members voted to knit
and sew for tire Red Cross on Tues
Mrs. L. W. Zeigler was in charge of
a patriotic defense program in song
and recitation. Matt White Norman,
Carolyn Spruill, Roger Byrd, Joyce
Harrison and Gladys Rose Carr took
part on the program. Mrs. Zeigler
made an interesting talk giving help
ful suggestions about things that the
club could do for defense, and these
suggestions were endorsed. Mrs. B.
G. Campbell, president, told about a
recent trip to the Coast Guard Sta
tion in Elizabeth iCty.
Mrs. George Dixon and
Mrs. Mary Dixon Hostesses
Roper.—Mrs. George Dixon and
Mrs. Mary Dixon entertained the
Women's Society of Christian Service
of Roper Methodist church Monday
evening, with 13 members present.
The president, Mrs. L. E. Hassell,
jr., presided. After discussion of
business matters, Mrs. C. L. Walker
presented the program from the new
book, “For the Facing of This Hour,”
with Mesdames F. D. Wilson, H. M.
Williams, L. E. Hassell, sr., Jack Mc
Allister and Miss Alma Knowles tak
After the benediction by Mrs. A. R.
Hooker, the hostess served delicious
The February meeting will be held
with Mrs. L. E. Hassell, sr.
Dr. and Mrs. Martin Guests
At Surprise Farewell Party
Creswell—Dr. and Mrs. G. A. Mar
tin, on the eve of their departure to
take over their new work in Curri
tuck county were honored Monday
evening at a surprise farewell party
at the Pastor’s home in Creswell by
the Creswell church members.
After the guests assembled a de
lightful social hour of games and
music was enjoyed. The music was
supervised by Mrs. R. T. Hopkins
and Miss Theda Hopkins. It con
sisted of special numbers and singing
of old songs by all the guests. Miss
Hopkins sang “Sweet Mystery of
Life" and several other solos.
Dr. and Mrs. Martin were the re
cipients of many attractive and use
ful gifts in addition to a considerable
purse presented by his members in
Assorted sandwiches, pickles, nuts,
pop com, fruit cake were served by
ladies of the church.
Guest of Daughter Here
Mrs. Harding, of New Jersey, was
the recent guest of her daughter, Mrs.
Miller, at the Country Club.
Announcement has been made here
of the wedding of Miss Clyde Ed
wards, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs.
R. G. Edwards, and Daniel L. Gore,
of Rockingham, in Duke University
chapel on December 26.
Mrs. Lloyd Hcrton Hostess
To College Students Here
Mrs. Lloyd Horton honored a num
ber of the college boys and girls
who were at home for the Christmas
holidays, at a buffet supper on Tues
day evening, December 30.
Mrs. R. W. Johnston and Mrs. J.
W. Read assisted in serving.
Those present were Misses Corn
elia Edmondson. Becky Ward. Mere
dith Johnston, Jane Read. Mary
Elizabeth Bray, and Ann Abell, of
Smithfield; Wilford Whitley, Billie
Spruill, Worthy Dixon, Duncan Get
singer and two young men from
Bridge Club Entertained
At Dinner Tuesday
Mrs. S. M. :Rasmusson entertained
the Village Bridge Club and addition
al guests at a four course dinner on
Mrs. T. W. Earle scored high and
Mrs. Walter Clark second high in the
bridge game that followed. Mrs. Har
ry Gray won the visitor’s prize, which
was defense stamps.
Guests of the club were Xvirs. Harry
Gray, Mrs. Pat Hamilton, Mrs. M. J.
Polk, Mrs. Roy Meunier, of New Jer
sey, Mrs. Miller and her mother. Mrs.
Harding, of New Jersey.
The club members decided to give
defense stamps for prizes in the fu
Entertain at Dance in
Miss Katherine Midgett and Miss
Ida Ruth Knowles entertained at a
dance on Thursday evening here in
the community building. In addition
to the local young people there were
visitors from several of the nearby
Refreshments were served at mid
night. Mrs. T. L. Bray presided at
the punch bowl.
Roper Bridge Club Meets
Roper—Mrs. Joe Oliver and Mrs.
Raymond Tarkington entertained
the Roper Bridge Club Wednesday
evening at the home of Mrs. Tom
Norman. Mrs. Tom Gaylord was high
scorer, Mrs. Isa Johnston second. Mrs.
Norman was low scorer and Mrs. Jul
ian Knowles won the bingo prize.
After fou." progressions of bridge
fruit cake was served.
Mrs. H. S. Midgett
Hostess At Bridge
Mrs. H. S. Midgett was hostess to
the Round Dozen Bridge Club at a
bridge supper on Tuesday, December
30, at her home on Washington
Mrs. J. R. White, of Atlanta, Ga„
was a guest and was presented a
Mrs. E. A. Harper won the high
score prize and Mrs. W. Frith Wins
low the bingo prize.
— , $)
Auxiliary oi Christ Church
Meets Monday in Creswell
Creswell—Members of the Womans
Auxiliary of Christ Church met at
the home of Mrs. T. C. Holmes Mon
day afternoon for their regular
monthly business session.
Mrs. B. W. Gaither, recently elect
ed president, presided. Mesdames A.
S. Holmes, H. M. Starr and E. S.
Woodley acted in their respective ca
pacities as vice president, secretary
and treasurer for the new year.
The following committee chairmen
were named: Supply Work, Mrs. Ida
Swain; Finance, Mrs. O. C. Edwards;
United Thank Offering Custodian,
Mrs. T. C. Holmes; Education Secre
tary, Miss Lona Belle Weatherly; So
cial Service, Mrs. C. A. Swain.
New Jersey Visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Meunier, of New
Jersey, spent a few days here re
Jergen's SOAP, 4 cakes.12c
Woodbury's Soap, 4 cakes.19c
SOAP, 3 cakes.25c
Combination Hot Water Bottle and
Fountain Syringe, $1.50 vaL.. $1.25
35c Woodbury Shaving Cream.. 24c
25c JERGEN’S LOTION AND 10c JER
GEN’S POWDER FREE WITH 75c JER
GEN’S ALL-PURPOSE CREAM
$1.10 Value for.75c
Full Pint of NUJ0L59c
Have Not Heard About First Baby of 1942
Yet. Remember GIFTS We Promised to
FIRST BABY BORN IN 19421
WOMBLE Drag Store
Prescriptions Filled as the Doctor Orders
Bill Davidson Is
Promoted to Cadet
Bill Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Davidson, of Plymouth, was
promoted to a cadet just before
Christmas. He went to Jacksonville,
Fla., this week where he will receive
advanced training in the U. S. Naval
Young Davidson took a course in
aviation at E. C. T. C. when he was
a student there. He made his solo
flight just before his graduation last
Mov/es Shown To
Creswell—Principal A, T. Brooks
of the Creswell School showed to the
fifth grade Monday morning the
technicolor motion picture entitled
Tour of the U. S. A. by Bus.” It
was particularly interesting to the
children at this time as they are
studying U. S. geography.
North Carolina, Variety Vacation
Land.” will be shown to all the school
students this month. Both educa
tional pictures were free of charge.
At the close of our second year s
business in Plymouth, we take this occa
sion to extend our sincere thanks and ap
preciation for the patronage extended us
by the people throughout the section.
We have tried and will continue to try
to give value received in each transaction
you have with us. We trust you will con
tinue to favor us with your patronage m
the future as you have in the past, and a
for our part, we pledge ourselves to give
the best service and the most furniture
values that we can obtain anywhere.
Again, we thank you, and ask you to
come to see us whenever you are m Ae
market for quality furniture and home
M. H. Mitchell
Corner Water and Jefferson Sts. Phone 320—
"Where Customers Bring Their Friends”
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Apples, 3 lb.. 19c
Grapefruit, 2 ■ 9c
Onions, 2 lb.. 11c
3 LBS. Canadian
Cabbage, 3 lb. 10c
CORN FLAKES, 2 for 13c
Armour's NILK.3 lg. cans 25c
OATMEAL, pkg.. 10c
PEAS, 2 No. 2 cans .25c
Lima BEANS, No. 2 can.10c
BEANS, 2 No. 2 cans.25c
Southern DINNER, No. 2 can .. 10c
LARGE 24-OZ. JAR
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TABLE SALT, 4 Dkgs..15c
2 P. & G. SOAP FOR lc
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1 SMALL IVORY SOAP FOR lc
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1 SMALL OXYDOL FOR lc
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WASHO, 2 qts.. 25c
PINT—Made by Kraft
Miracle Whip 25c
Cheese, lb... 31c
Meal, 2 lb... 25c
Lard, 25 lb. $3.55
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