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THE ROANOKE RAPIDS
N. C.’g TABloid Picture NEWSpaper — All Home-Print — VOLUME TWENTY-FIVE_ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. cT THURSDAy7 DEC. 7, 1939 NUflSER^l Herald NewsKUTS Exclusive for Herald read ers . . (TOP) At the dedication ceremonies today of the Roanoke Rapids Girls Scout Cabin when, with the cabin completed by NYA, it was thrown open to the public in an impressive ceremony. J. A. Lang, State NYA administrator, is shown here with local Girl Scout boosters (complete story of dedication inside). HUNTERS from Roanoke Mills Co. and Pat terson Mills Co. on the steps of the Queen Anne Hotel in New Bern (center). This hunt, last week end, will long-be-remembered by the participants and the residents of New Bern. The boys had a big time and voted to repeat the pleasant trip again next year. i (Left) This pleasing photo is Roanoke Rap ids Theatres’ manager Lyle Wilson’s answer to critics who saw him posed with Gene Autrey, Rob ert Montgomery and other men. They wanted to see a picture of him with a gal. Here it is. Taken at the Charlotte convention this week, the Presi dent of The Curolinas Motion Pictures Owners As sociation poses with Ann Rutherford, starlet of the “Judge Hardy” pictures, in a pose to satisfy any critic. , *13.606 PLEDGED IN 1940 The second annual Community Chest drive in Roanoke Rapids went over the top this week with a total of $13,606.38 pledged by citizens and industries of the city for 1940 charity and charac ter-building agencies, ac cording to a report today by Drive Chairman F. M. Sherry. Largest amount was raised by the Industrial Division from indus trial employees of the city with a total of $6,251.38 pledged. Close by was the Special Gifts Division of industries and larger individual donators who pledged $6,013.50. General Solicitation Division of in dividuals pledged $1,341.50. By Division teams the reports were as follows: Industrial em ployees : Rosemary Manufacturing Co. $1,934.29; Patterson Mills Co. $1210.00; Roanoke Mills No. 1, $1, 192.50; Roanoke Mills No. 2, $l[ 051.20; Halifax Paper Co. $432.89; Virginia Electric & Power Co. $280. 50; Manchester Board Co. $150.00. Leaders in this division were Rosemary Mfg. Co. with 21 per cent over its quota and Halifax Paper Co. with 23 per cent over its quota. In the Special Gifts Division, team standings were R. L. Towe $3,933.00; H. E. Lee $513.00; W. H. Pruden $402.50; W. P. Taylor $358.00; W. A. Thorne $330.50; F. D. Wilson $278.50; C. D. Liske $198.0o! In this division teams going over their quotas were those headed by R. L. Towe, H. E. Lee and W. P. Taylor. The General Solicitation Division report by teams was: C. W. Davis $400.00; A. N. Martin $294.00; Dr. B. Weathers $186.50; L. G. Shell $146.00; L. D. Hines $83.25; R. E. Cleaton $82.00; J. F. May $75.25; Major Newsome $44.00; Catherine Wolhar $30.50. In this division teams going over their quotas were headed by C. W. Davis, Dr. Weath ers and L. G. Shell. THANKS We wish to take this means of thanking those who pledged and contributed in this, the second an nual Community Chest drive for 1940 funds, and to thank the two hundred loyal workers who made this drive another success. _ Wo know those who worked and those who gave and pledged to give have the feeling of having done their share in helping those less fortu nate than themselves. Roanoke Rapids Community Chest T. W. Mullen, President F. ML Sherry, Campaign eh’ns. Gordon Berkstresoer, Publicity.