THE ROANOKE RAPIDS
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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
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
(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
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.
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.
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.
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
T. W. Mullen, President
F. ML Sherry, Campaign eh’ns.
Gordon Berkstresoer, Publicity.
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