THE NEWS-JOURNAL, RAEFCRD. N. C
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1945
Published Thursday At
Raeford, North Carolina
Subscription Rates $2 per year
For Servicemen ....$1.50 per year
PAUL DICKSON, Editor
Entered as second-class mail mat
ter at the post office at Raeford, N.
C, under Act of March 3, 1870.
commissioners have started action
that will umiouoledly result in the
correction of this situation and we
feel that a commendation is richly
(Continue.) from Page One)
Miss McQueen, a daughter of the
Rev. Archie McQueen of Bethel, liv
ed where T. B. Lester now lives.
The Sherman freshet raised the
Cape Fear River to a depth of 65 feet
at Fayetteville.l The freshet of 1908
was 66 feet, and the freshet last
week raised the river 1 foot and 9
inches deeper than the 1908 freshet.
We would like to tft-y our com
mendation, whatever it's worth, to
the Hoke County commissioners for
their action last Monday in taking
steps to get the rural mail situation
in this county corrected, and we feel
jure that the people of the town
arid county will concur in this.
At the present time two Kobtson
County RFU routes come within five; home.
miles of Raeford, a county seat. II
takes as long to get a letter by mail Roughly guessing, fires have de-
from Raeford to a point five miles I stroyed a quarter million dollars of
out the Red Springs road as it dots I property in this town since it was
to New Yo-k. In requesting a survey incorporated. It hi d a population of
of the county's mail routes the County J 50 when incorporated in 1901.
Soldiers now fill the' buses and
trains. They 'are being discharged
from military service and are going
Postmaster Currie used to bring
down a couple of mail bags to the
depot each morning, one for the post
offices between here and Fayetteville
and another for through mail. He
would carry the local mail on his
shoulder up to the post office, a
building TO by 12 feet.
If the present inflation of currency
is not maintained, it will work a
hardship on citizens who create debts
during the World War II, and it will
take much more to adjust indebted
ness created by the late war.
We have not heard of any gold
mining being done recently in either
Moore or Montgomery county, but
for years the gold 'fever ran high
in both these counties. I believe
great mines of rich gold ore will be
mined in both these counties some
dry. There is gold there.
When people were bitten by a mad
dog or mad animal, it meant death
when I was a boy, and dealing of
being mad-cog bit was a bad dream.
An effective cure has been fourd for
rr.nd dog bite, but you should have
your dogs vaccinated and save
J Socials-Personal Items
j I v. &. .no. i, nnne S T 7 S V I
tea jz tnM K m & j a
V fcwu fx P a) fV V.J 1
It) Bulk 29
p! In mesh bags, 10-lbs 32c
2 lbs. 33c
Fancy Vine Ripened
2 lbs. 19c
U. S. No. 1 Sweet
4 lbs. 23c
Carrots 2 bi ns. 17c
U. S. Xo. 1 Yellow
Onions .... 3 lbs. 18c
Cauliflower ... 2 lbs. 23c
U. S. No. 1 Oregon
Prunes 2 lbs. 23c
Sunbrfte c- 5c
Windex Bonn 15c
Majestic DH1 Chip
SUNSHINE KR1SPY CRACKERS
PILLSBURY'S BEST FLOUR Btt
RED MHX, Homoflcafced
PILLSSl'RY'S PANCAKE FLOUR
CtJT GREEN BEANS stoly.
' : U
JIFFY PIE CRUST ft; 14c
E ROW N EYE PEAS Ml 4
GRAPENUT FLAKES 9c
QUAKER QUICK OATS ft 12c
WOODMEN CIRCLE MEETS
Mrs. Lawrence Conoly, Mrs. Nelda
Baucom and Mrs. D. J. Campbell
were hostesses to the Woodmen cir
cle, which met Friday night at the
home of Mrs. Campbell. Mrs. Ai
kens, state manager, was present and
discussed matters of importance with
members of the circle. Following
the discussion, a social hour was
enjoyed. Chicken salad sandwiches,
tea, cookies and candies were served
to those present.
MRS. MARSHALL THOMAS
ENTERTAINS BRIDGE CLUB
Mrs. Marshall Thomas entertained
the members of her bridge club last
Thursday evening at her home. Love-
i ly fall flowers made the living and
: dining rooms attractive for the oc-
cusion. A delicious supper was served
at seven and then bridge was played
by those present. Two tables were
in play, with high going to Mrs.
Clyde Upchiii'ch for members and
Mrs. N. li. Blue for guests. Guests
other than merbers were Mrs. Blue
and Mrs. Frank Willi. .ms.
congregation and friends of the church home of Mrs. H. C. McLauchlin with
an opportunity to meet Miss Longe- j Mrs. Thomas N. McLauchlin, co
necker and Miss Hassell. hostess. Attractive arrangements of
Miss Longenecker, who was born fall flowers made the living room
of missionary parents in Africa, will lovely.
sail in a few days for the Belgian
Congo, where s!w will become an
assistant in the medical work of the
mission station there. She will
out under the full support of the Rae
ford church. It was in order to be-
Mrs. T, N. McLauchlin presided al
the meeting. Present from Red
Serines were Mrs. Walter Bullock and
go Mrs. Elbert McPhaul, who spoke re
spectively on the oojecuves 01 a
! alumnae anH the semt-cenlennial ob
MRS. N. B. BLUE HOSTESS
TO BRIDGE CLUB
come acquainted with her supporting jjectives and celebrations of the col
church that she visited the congre- lege.
gation over the week end. She re- j The following officers for the Hoke
turned Tuesday to Baltimore where 'chapter were elected: president, Miss
she is awaiting sailing orders. She I Miriam Watson; vice president, Mrs.
is a graduate of Queens College. Thomas McLau n; and secre
Charlotte, and of the Johns Hopkins I tary-treasurer, Mrs" Walter Duncan
hospital, Baltimore. i Brown. Plans were made to meet
M,ss Hassell, the new director of I twice yearly in the fall and spring,
music and of young people's activi- During the social hour, the hos
ties of the church, arrived Monday Messes served delicious punch and
afternoon and comes to Raeford from i cookies.
Plymouth, N. C, where she was en- o-
RQSed in Home Mission work for Al-! GARDEN CLUB
bemarle Presbytery. She was born I
of missionary parents in Japan, com
r to this country for her education.
She is a graduate of Mary B.iMwin
College of Staunton. Va. Miss Hus-
Mrs. Morion Gatlin and Mrs. Rob
ert Gatlin were hostesses to the Gar
den club on Tuesday afternoon at
sell will take over the church office! the home of the latter. A profu-
!his week and begin her work
the C'igregation im Mediately.
PTA HELD TUESDAY
Mrs. N. B. Blue was hostess to
her bridge club at her home last Fri
day evening. Attractive flower ar
rangements were used throughout' The regular montrfly meeting of
the rooms. the Raeford Parent Teachers as-
A delicious salad plate was served sociation was held Tuesday evening
at seven, and was followed by bridge in the high school auditorium. Pre-
with two taoles in play. Mrs. Max j siding was Mrs. a. a. Cole, presi
Heins of Sanford was winner of high
score and high for club members
went to Mrs. R. L. Murray.
Visitors other than club members
were Mrs. Dwight Brown, Mrs. Neill
Sinclair and Mrs. Heins, sister of
The educational seminar of the Wo
man's Society of Christian Service
of the Fayetteville district met in
Aberdeen Tueselay. Those from Rae
ford attending the rreeting were Mrs.
Jesse Gibson. Mrs. Alfred C-'e, Mrs.
B. B. Cole, M-s. J. R. Hampton and
Mrs. W. L. Maness.
in living and
No. 2 Cm
Mr. Duncan Black McFadyen an
nounces the marriage of his daugh
ter, Frances McFadyen Hipp, to John
Anthony Keitfi of .New York City on
Saturday, September 29th in the
chapel of the First Presbyterian
church. Greenville, S. C.
dent, and during the business ses
sion. Miss Sarah Blue of the school
faculty, was elected secretary.
Mrs. A. D. Gore was in sffaTge of
the program, the subject of which
was ' Together We Build." The de
votional was conducted by Mrs. T. N.
McLauchlin. A report was given by'.prg,,
Mrs. H. L. Murray on the symposium
which was held at the council meet
ing of N. C. F. W. C. in Raleigh Sep
tember 6th and 7fh on the "Conser
vation of Youth." Mrs. H. C. Mc
Lauchlin then talked on "Youth in
Following the program, delicious
punch and cookies were served by
Mrs. I. Mann, Mrs. J. L. McNeill and
Mrs. Tom rie Upchurch.
sion of f..ll flowers,
ranged, were used
Mrs. H. A. Cameron had charge
of the program anvi discussed the
cultivation of sweet peas. This was
followed by a poem read by Mrs. A.
A delicious sal..d course was ser
ved by the hostesses.. At the con
clusion of the meeting, the arrange
ments of flowers which had been
used to decorate the Gatlin home,
were carried to those GaVden club
members who were ill.
Born to Mrs. Frank Newherter on
Wednesday, SepiCTrr.-26th, a son,
Jr., at Moore County hos
pital. Mrs. Newherter is the former
Miss Clara Potter, and Sgt. New
herter is with the armed forces in
Mr. and Mrs. John Alexander Mc
Fadyen announce the engagement of
their daughter, Louise, to Ralph Gra
ham Plummer, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Plummer of ittffford. The
wedding will take place October 20.
Cake CC j? ;
Miss Alice Longenecker, missionary
to the Belgian Congo, and Miss Ra
jchel Hassell, new director of music
and of young people's activities of
the church, were honored at a re
i ception Monday evening at the Pies
! byterian church. The reception was
held in the Ladie's parlor and ad
joining rooms. These rooms, made
j into one large room by the opening
! of folding c'oors, we're r Dutifully
I decorated with a profusion of flower
1 arrangements. At one end of the
rooms was a large table, upon which
were plared punch bowls.
The :eception, giv.n by the. Wo
man's auxiliary of the church, was
arranged to give the members of the i
SCHEDULE OF CIRCLE
The circles of the Woman's auxili
ary of the Raeford Presbyterian
church will meet as follows:
On Monday, October 8th at 3:30
No. 1, Mrs. J. H. Blue, chm., with
Mrs. H. K. Holland.
No. 2, Mrs. M. R. Smith, chm.,
with Mrs. D. J. Campbell.
No. 3, Mrs. J. A. Baucom, chm.,
with Mrs. G. B. Rowland.
No. 4, Mrs. Make McNeill, chm.,
with Mrs. Martin Ray.
No. 5, Mrs. N. B. Sinclair, chm.,
with Mrs. W. J. McDiarmid.
No. 6. Mrs. M. B. Warren, chm.,
with Mrs. L. S. Brock.
Ko. 7, Mrs. W. W. McLean, chm.,
with Mrs. J. S. Poole.
Thursday, October 11, at 8:00 p. m.
No. 8, Mrs. J. W. Walker, counse
lor, with Miss Jessie Bright Fergu
No. 9. Mrs. J. S. Johnson, counse- I
lor, with Mrs. F. B. Sexton.
Monday, October 8 at 7:30 p. m.
No. 10, Mrs. Herbert McKeithan,
counselor, with Mrs. Herbert McKeithan.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Shaw an
nounce the birth of a daughter,
weight seven pounds, six ouriees, on
Sunday, September 3(Uk. u Moore
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Hoover
Stubbs. a daughter, Marjorie Lee,
on Tuesday, October 2nd.
Miss Marion Maxwell, who for
merly worked with the ration board,
has accepted a position in the sheriff's
Mrs. Frank Williams, Mrs. Ray
Muench and Mrs. Jack Durham at
tended the Georgia Tech-Carolina
football game at Chapel Hill Satur
day. Enroute they were joined by
Capt. Williams, who Is stationed at
Miss Miriam Watson of the high
school faculty, spent the week end
A group of the Hoke county alum-
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. B.r:er and
family visited their daughter, Ina
Mae, who is a student at Campbell
college. Buies Creek, Sunday and
were accompanied by her to Raleigh
where they spent the day.
Mrs. John Buclaw left Raleigh by
plane Tuesday afternoon for New
Orleans, where she was to remain
overnight, before continuing her flight
to the Panama Canal Zone, where
I she will join her husband. Lt. Buc
law, who is stationed there. Mrs.
Buclaw is the former Miss Mildred
nae of Hora Macdonalci college metiGilIis. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.
Friday night at eight o'clock at the i W. Gillis of Route 1, Red Springs.
The Rush Is Over-Bring Your Tobacco To The Famous
McCONNELL WAREHOUSE, Carthage, N. C.
Sell your load on our big floor, and get your share of the high averages, and return the same day
OUR SEASON AVERAGE $44.16 PER HUNDRED
All Tobacco, Scrap, Medium and Best Grades, is selling high with Carter. Don't be misled-Official Govern
ment figures show that Geo. D. Carter and Sons have always paid highest prices You take no chances here
WRAPPErS ARE SELLING FOR $59, $60 AND $65
You get big money here, whether it's common or best grade. A trial is all we ask.
FirstSaIeHextTuesdayAndThursday...AIITobacccs Have Advanced SI to $10 A Hundred
GEORGE D. CARTER and SONS, Carthage, N. C.
Geo. D. Carter
We Buy All Scrap You Have