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County Nerts oflhe Week
LITTLE PINE NEWS
Miss Amolee Jordan was visitng
her sister at Roaring Gap last week.
Mr. Rhudy Lowe spent last Mon
day night with his uncle, Mr. I. M.
Misses Reva and Clela Green, Zola
Cheek, Mr. Herbert Royal, Carlyle
Lowe and Earle Smith motored to
Roaring Gap Sunday.
Miss Sadie Harris and Mr. Geral
dine Evans motored to Twin Oaks
Mr. Fred Harris and family, and
Mr. Raymond Hills were visiting Mr.
Clark Sheets near Stratford last Sun
People of this community were sor
ry to hear of the death of Mrs. Wat
Mrs. Thompson and son, of Ashe
County, are visiting Mrs. Everett
Mrs. Everett Handy spent last
Monday with Mrs. Fred Handy.
Mr. Raymond Mountain called on
H. M. Harris Saturday night.
Mrs. Hutcheson, who has been
for some time with her sisters, Mrs.
Neal Hendrix and Miss Clyde Joines,
has returned to her home.
Raymond and Fred Hills and Ev
erett Handy attended the ball game
at Cherry lane Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris spent
Saturday night with Mrs. Alice Smith
at Roaring Gap.
COX’S CHAPEL NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Walls, Mrs. De
Ette Halsey and Mr. Worth Howard
made a business trip to Elkin August
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Osborne and
son, Paul, and Miss Willa Osborne
made a business trip to Galax Sat
urday. They also visited Mr. Jones
Wingates, of Independence for a lit
Mrs. Burton Osborne, who has
been visiting her father, S. O. Gam
bill, the past week, returned home
Mrs. Jincy Osborne was a guest of
Mrs. Z. F. Ward Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Burton Osborne call
ed to see Mr. and Mrs. Bob Walls
Mr. Troy Cox was visiting his
daughter, Mrs. Ben H. Phipps, of
Bridle Creek this week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Osborne and
daughter, Zenna, and son, Oscar,
were visiting at the home of Mrs.
Jincy Osborne Tuesday.
Z. F. Ward and Munsey Cox made
a business trip to Independence
The revival meeting will begin
Monday night, August 7.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Black attended
the funeral services of Mr. Jack
Phipps, Fox, Va., Sunday, after which
they called to see Mr. and Mrs. E. P.
Several from this community are
going to White Top and Mt. Rogers
this week on a camping trip, and to
the music festival.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Richardson and
daughter spent the week-end at H. L.
Mrs. Will Church, who has been
spending some time with her father,
J. A. Irwin, has returned to hr home''.
It is the regular meeting at Pra
ther’s Creek Saturday and Sunday.
Decoration services will be «t-10 A.
A birthday dinner was given to
Mrs. Carl Taylori Sunday. About 75
of her friends and relatives were
present. All reported a good time.
Everett Caudill spent Saturday af
ternoon at Scottsville.
We are sorry to say that Mr. John
Tucker, who has “ been ill for two
weeks, does not improve.
Mrs. Hattie Petty visited her fath
er, F. G. Brockings during the week
GLADE VALLEY NEWS
The commencement of the Daily
Vacation Bible School was held last
Friday morning. The program con
sisted of songs, memory verse from
the Bible and short stories told by
the children. Each department had
on display the art handwork which
was very attractive. The Intermed
iate girls pieced a quilt top which
they challenged the ladies of the
Auxiliary to complete for Barium
Springs Orphanage. The boys under
the direction of Rev. Marshall made
models of ocean liners, which were
very good and models gave evidence
of much work. The Bible School was
very successful and the children
were greatly benefited by the ten
Miss Mabel Todd of Elk Creek, Va.
is spending some time with friends
and relatives in this vicinity.
Mrs. Ruth Park and son, Nelson,
of Winston-Salem, are spending a
few days with Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
Rev. O. W. Marshall is conducting
revival services at Rocky Ridge
Presbyterian Church this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pugh passed
through Glade Valley on Monday en
route to their home in Ohio.
LAUREL SPRINGS NEWS
Mrs. Tom King of Washington, who
is visiting her mother, at Whitehead,
visited Mrs. Carolyn Taylor of Lau
rel Springs Saturday.
Miss Blanche Billings underwent
an operation Friday morning and is
reported to be doing nicely.
Several from Laurel Springs, in
cluding Mr. and Mrs. John Pugh,
Miss Blanche Pugh, Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Pugh, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Pugh, Mrs.
Sol Upchurch, Mr. and Mrs. D. H.
Fender and little daughter, Thelma,
attended a pounding for Mr. and Mrs.
Benfield, the Methodist minister who
is moving into the new parsonage
Mrs. Eugene Sheppard, Miss Blanch
Pugh, and Robert Taylor attended
the teachers’ meeting at Boone Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Richardson
and Miss Shores, of Sparta, were
visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Wilmer Fender Sunday evening.
The ball game Saturday was play
ed between Sparta and Laurel
Springs, with a score of 6 to 7 in
favor of Sparta. The next game will
be at Laurel Springs Saturday be
tween Grassy Creek and Laurel
Mr. Lester Waddell and Mr. and
Mrs. D. H. Fender spent a few hours
in Baltimore last week.
Edwards Crossroad News
We are having some good showers.
Farmers are beginning to plow for
Mrs. W. G. Lanier visited at W. H.
Handy’s last week.
Virley Rector is visiting his father
and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Mart Rec
Roy Rector, of Galax, visited his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Rector,
Mr. Will Reeves and family, of
Whitehead, visited in this community
Rev. W. H. Handy and family and
Mrs. W, G. Lanier attended the de
coration at New Haven last Sunday.
A large crowd attended.
Last Sunday night there was
preaching and singing at Zion school
house near Edwards Crossroads. The
ministers present were: W. H. Handy,
W. M. Moxley, Carlton Sparks, and
J. A. Reed. The singing choir from
New Haven, with Garnett Sexton as
leader, came to Zion. The singing
was enjoyed by a house full of peo
ple. Elder J. A. Reed preached a fine
sermon for the people.
Elder W. H. Handy will preach at
Pine Church Sunday.
PINEY CREEK NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. Carey Wagoner and
daughter, Betty Mae, were Sunday
evening visitors of John C. Halsey.
Mr. Hal Halsey, Galax, is spending
a fw days at home. He is recoverng
after a recent illness of diptheria.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Grubbs and lit
tle daughter, Magnolia, Mr. and Mrs.
D. W. Weaver and children, and Mrs.
A. M. Edwards, Galax, Mr. Virge
Pierce, Crumpler, and Misses Verna
and Eula Parsons were dinner guests
of Mrs. Mae Halsey Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Halsey, Nan
cy and Mattie Halsey were visitors
in Sparta Saturday.
Mr. R. E. Black and several of the
agriculture boys have gone to White
Lake on a camping trip.
Miss Lillian Halsey returned to
Roanoke last week after spending her
vacation at home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Parsons spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Cau
Piney Creek Route 1 News
(BY WILMA CROUSE.)
Rev. and Mrs. W. N. Parker have
returned to their home in Dryden,
Va., after spending a few days with
Mrs. A. J. Ward.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlis Lee Mitchell
spent the week-end with Mr. and
Mrs. Preston Phipps near Indepen
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Mitchell, of
Darlington, Md., are visiting Mr. and
Mrs. S. M. Mitchell.
Hobert Crouse visited at Mr. Z. F.
Ward’s last week.
Mrs. Carrie Phipps and son, Hor
ton Mack, of Cox’s Chapel, are visit
ing at S. M. Mitchell.
Harold and Louise Mitchell are
spending this week with the Y. T.
H. F.’s at White Lake.
The Children’s Day program was
jiven at Walnut Branch Sunday.
Those present from outside the com
munity were: Mr. and Mrs. Dwight
Mitchell, of Darlington, Md., Mrs.
Carrie Phipps and son, Horton Mack,
of Cox’s Chapel, Rev and Mrs. C. W.
Russell and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Dalton Warren and family, Misses
Pauline and Frances Gilliam, Wesley
Gilham, and Mrs. Lola White, of
Sparta, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Phipps,
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Phipps, and
Claude Phipps, of Turkey Knob.
Mrs. John Joines and children, of
Wilkes county, spent last week with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Ed
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Cleary visited
at T. A. Edwards Sunday.
Misses Hazel and Zora Joines spent
Sunday with Misses Boyde and Gene
TURKEY KNOB NEWS
Mrs. Charles Gibson and daughter,
Edna, spent a few days last week
with her aunt, Mrs. Ollie Blevins.
Mr. and Mrs. John Delp and chil
dren, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Delp ana
children, and Mr. Glenn Delp spent
Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Luthei
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Osborne and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Lee Young.
Miss Georgia Billings of Bay wood,
Va., is spending some time with hei
sister, Mrs. Luther Delp.
MAPLE SHADE NEWS
Mrs. Emmett Hash and son, Hill
ary, of Pine Branch, visited Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Halsey Wednesday.
Winnie Hash and Grace Kirk made
a business trip to Independence Fri
Mrs. Virgil Cox attended the meet
ing of the Missionary Society of OaK
Hill church, Friday.
Mrs. Joe Trent and daughters, ol
Independence, have been visiting Mr.
and Mrs. James Halsey.
Nina Halsey and Winnie Hash
spent Thursday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Emmett Hash at Pine
Dock Gwaltney and Bill Halsey
made a business trip to West Vir
ginia last week.
A number of people from the com
munity atended the negro meeting
on Iron Mountain Sunday.
Mrs. Virgil Cox conducted a Lay
man’s meeting at Walnut Branch
Mrs. H. D. Estep is seriously ill.
Misses Mamie and Madeline San
ders are spending the week with Mr.
and Mrs. W. M. Gwaltney, of Piney
Saturday night Mr. and Mrs. G. O.
Edwards gave their young friends a
very delightful social. Music was fur
nished by Henry Whitter, Paul Miles,
Floyd McCann, Hubert Sanders, Fred
Weaver, and Glenn Sheppard. All
reported a very enjoyable evening.
Mrs. S. Jane Sanders, Mrs. Laura
Edwards, and Mrs. W. G. Richardson,
accompanied by Johnson Sanders,
went to Elkin Saturday to see Mrs.
Lester - Irwin who has been in the
hospital there for several weeks.
They reported Mrs. Irwin much im
Mr. and Mrs.J. F. Atwood and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Will Atwood'
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kilby At
wood and family, Wr. L. Irwin and a:
number of their young friends spent
Friday night at Earl Farmers’ fish
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Crouse an
nounce the arrival of a baby girl.
A report from Walnut Branch sec
tion says that R. B. Vanhop “has two
acres of corn 14 feet tall, and Mrs.
Geary Jones has two rows of sun
flowers which are now 15 fet tall.
Bruce Williams and Talmadge Pt
ty have gone to Maryland to work.
Mrs. Cynthia Fender, who has been
visiting her parnts, Mr. and Mrs. W.
E. Cox, for a few days, returned to
her home in Maryland last week.
Shiloh Epworth League is pro
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Richardson and
family visited Joe Irwin Sunday.
Mr. Edgar Williams, Mrs. Zula Wil
liams, and others visited Willmar
Mrs. John Tolliver and Maggie
visited Lloyd Absher Suday.
Mrs. H. D. Estep is not improving,
we are sorry to say.
Mr. Guy Richardson is able to be
Mr. Isom Rynolds and family went
to Mr. Taylors to a birthday dinner
Joe Irwin is getting along as well
is usual, somtimes btter and some
We had a hard rain last Thursday
on Peach Bottom.
The men are busy mowing now.
It is fine growing weather now.
Mrs. Charles Sanders went to Hoo
ker last week.
Mr. A. O. Joines and Mrs. Ennis
Spurlin visited at Mr. H. D. Estep’s
MOUNT ZION NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. Ray V. Shepherd
spent Friday night and Saturday at
H. Clay Smith’s.
Mrs. Mattie Smith spent a few days
last week with relatives near Irvin
Grocery. Bennie Van Dyke, of Peden.
spent Saturday with Howard Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Jenkins, of
Winston-Salem, spent last week-end
with Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Landreth.
Billy, Vern, and Julia Shepherd spent
Saturday with Edna Rae and How
ard Smith. S. E. Smith and son,
Thomas, visited at A. L. Mabe’s Sat
urday. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Black
and family spent Saturday with Mr.
Black’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George
Black. Mrs. O. E. Moxley visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Black, Sat
urday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray V. Shep
herd and children, and Mr. and Mrs.
H. Clay Smith and children took din
ner Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
F. Smith. Miss Powell of Raleigh, is
visiting Miss Ruth Black. Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Williamson, Miss Ruth
Black, and Miss Powell were in Spar
ta last Tuesday.
Several from here attended preach
ing at Scottville Saturday night, con
ducted by Jim Caldwell, of Maryland
Mr. Caldwell returned to his home I
Monday after spending several days
with relatives and friends near here.
Mrs. Fred Sharpe and little daugh
ter visited at Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Jones a few days last week. Mr. A.
L. Mabe continues to improve. Mr.
and Mrs. Ray V. Shepherd and chil
dren took dinner at W. R. Jones Sun
day, and were at W. F. Pugh’s for
supper. Several people turned out to
hear Rev. Benfield Sunday. He '
preached a very interesting sermon.
Mrs. Maggie Smith of Nathan’s
Creek, visited Mrs. Rebecca Smith
Sunday. Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Benfield
of Nathan’s Creek, took dinner at W.
F. Pugh’s Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H.
Clay Smith and children, and Mr. and
Mrs. George F. Smith visited at S.
E. Smith’s Sunday.
Claude, J. Smith visited at J. R.
Cox’s, of Furches, Sunday. Mr. Allen
Mabe sustained an injury to his foot
one day last week.
R. Lee Smith, of Dawson, Ala., is
spending a few days with his mother,
Mrs. Rebecca Smith, and his brother,
S. E. Smith. Mr. Smith left this coun
ty 11 years ago, and since that time
has been cotton farming in Alabama.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Clay Smith took
dinner at W. F. Pugh’s Sunday. Paul
and Woodrow Woodie, of Hickory,
spent Sunday with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Woodie. Dr. and Mrs.
E. D. Jones, of West Jefferson, spent
Sunday with Mrs. Jones’ parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. R. Jones. Miss Madge
Jones is spending a few days with
her sister, Mrs. E. D. Jones, of West
Jefferson. Mrs. John F. Cox visited
Mattie Smith Monday. Mr. and Mrs.
Ray V. Shepherd and children, Mrs.
Carrie Smith, and Roy Cox visited
at S. E. Smith’s Monday. Thomas
Smith spent Monday evening with
Billy and Vern Shepherd.
S. E. Smith, Lester Osborne, Mrs.
Charlie Williams, Lee Black, Guy
Waddell, Robert Cleary, J. T. Lan
dreth, and Hoyt Black made a busi
ness trip to Sparta Monday.
U. S. Marine Corps Has
Openings for Hi School Grads
The Savannah Marine Corps Re
cruiting Station, located in the Post
Office building will have vacancies
for graduates of high school or from
institutions of higher learning during
the months of August and September
according to an announcement by
Liet. Col. A. B. Drum, Officer in
Men accepted will be transferred to
Parris Island, S. C., for a few weeks
intensive training before being as
signed to some school, ship or Mar
ine Barracks for duty.
The Marine Corps offers many edu
cational advantages, both scholastic
and scenic. Some men are selected for
aviation, radio and clerical work up
on completion of preliminary instruc
tions. Many are assigned to ships and
stations in the United States, and a
few to foreign lands.
Applications will be mailed high
school graduates upon request.
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they last—$22.50 value,.$13.50
9x12 Linoleums—beautiful design—wearing quality
Armstrong Linoleum .$6.50
Other brands—standard brands, .$5.55
Fine Walnut Wardrobe, overlaid with maple, $25.00
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ALLEGHANY COUNTY—In the
Superior Court, Before the Clerk:
Zenna Osborne, Plaintiff,
G. C. Osborne, Defendant.
The defendant above named will
take notice that an action entitled as
above has been commenced in the Su
perior Court of Alleghany County en
titled as above, which action is for
an absolute divorce on the grounds
of t\.o years’ separation: end the said
defendant will further take notice
that he is required to appear at the
office of the Clerk of the Superior
Court of said county on the 10th day
of August, 1933, or within thirty
days thereafter, and answer or demur
to the complaint of the plaintiff in
the said action.
This the 10th day of July, 1933.
A. F. REEVES,
Clerk of the Superior Court
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