Quick work on the part of night
policeman E. E. Cameron here last
Saturday night between 1:80 and
2:00 resulted in the arrest of James
Price as he was apparently at
tempting to break into Hodges
Jewelry Store in the down town
business block. Price, a young
White man who is reported to have
come here from Danville, Va., o
bout two months ago, is said to
have forced a screw driver between
the plate glass and the frame of
the front window which, Mr.
Hodges said, contained about
$2400.00 worth of watches and oth
er valuable jewelry.
The crash of the glass as it was
broken by the force of the screw
driver alarmed Mr. Cameron who
was sitting in a barber shop next
door. The policeman rushed out
and nabbed the man before he
Price waived his preliminary
hearing before the Mayor’s Court
Monday morning and was bound
over to the January term of Supe
rior Court under a bond of $300.
At the time of alleged attempted
break about a dozen people were in
a cafe that was still open at that
hour a few yards down the street.
Wesley Woodley, of Henderson,
Was arrested here last week-end
on a charge of being drunk and
disorderly and trying to force his
way into the home of Doc Piner
in South Rosemary. He was also
charged with an assault with a
deadly weapon, a knife, having in
flicted injuries to Mr. Piner about
the head and neck.
Woodley is reported by the police
to have smashed a window or door
in the Piner home, cutting his
hand to the extent that he was car
ried to the hospital for first aid
treatment. Woodley's case was
continued at Mayor’s court last
Monday until next Monday.
Woodley was released under a
In a ceremony of beauty and im
pressive dignity, the marriage of
Miss Alleen Brooks Charles and
Albert Sidney McDonald of Roa
noke Rapids and Greenville, was
solemnized in the First Christian
Church, Thursday afternoon at 5
O’clock. The reverend Perry Case
of Wilson, pastor of the bride of
The church altar and chancel
were decorated with tall standards
of lilies and carnations arranged
against a background of palms, na
tive pine and smilax. Lighted can
dles cast a soft glow over the wed
As the guests assembled, Mrs.
George Tomlinson of Wilson, at
the piano, played Schuberts Sere
nade”; "Dance of the Sprites” by
Gluck; ‘To An Evening Star” by
Tannhauser. Miss Otelia Vaughan
sang "Because” and “The Sweetest
Story Ever Told”. As the vows
were being spoken Mrs. Tomlinson
played softly, “To A Wild Rose”.
The Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
was played as the processional and
the traditional Mendelssohn was
played as the bridal party left the
The bride was escorted and giv
en in marriage by her uncle, Lloyd
Chapman. The bridegroom had as
his best man, D. J. McDonald of
Henderson. The ushers were Harry
Charles and Edward Peele of Elm
Mrs. Edward Peele of Elm City,
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Boxing fans of this vicinity are assured of good cards each Saturday night at The 2nd Street Arena when the Roanoke Rapids Owls boxing
team goes into action. Fight cards are arranged with the best athletic clubs in North Carolina and Virginia. Above are three of the local
fighters, Collins, Hux and Babson, all popular with fight fans of the two States.
only sister of the bride, was dame
of honor and only attendant. Her
gown was fashioned by Vionet of
aster pink morie taffeta, with long
tight fitting bodice, short puffed
sleeves, sweetheart neck line, the
skirt was made with full length
skirt with slight train and bustle
back. She wore a velvet turban
of grape and elbow gloves of white
kid. She carried an old fashioned
bouquet of talisman roses.
The bride was lovely in a hy
acinth blue gown fashioned identi
cal to that of the dame of honor,
with this she wore a doll’s hat of
pleated illusion with streamers and
bandeau of grotto blue velvet. Her
bouquet was of white roses and val
ley lilies. Her only ornament was
a string of pearls, a gift of the
The bride’s mother, Mrs. Charles,
wore a gown of black chiffon vel
vet. Her corsage was of white
After the wedding the couple left
for a trip to northern points. Mrs.
McDonald wore as her going-away
outfit a Lelong model of sea green
moss crepe with touches of gold
jewelry at the neck. A black fur
coat and black accessories, she
wore a corsage taken from her
The bride is a daughter of Mrs.
Gladys Charles and the late H. B.
Charles of Griffon. She is a grad
uate of the Woman’s College of
the University of North Carolina
at Greensboro. She has taught in
the Roanoke Rapids city schools
and for the past two years has
been assistant supervisor of Public
Schools Music in the city schools
The bridegroom is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. McDonald of
Roanoke Rapids. He attended the
Georgia School of Pharmacy at At
lanta, Ga. He is assistant manager
of the Greenville-Washington dis
trict of the Gate City Life Insur
ance Company with headquarters
Immediately after the wedding,
the bride’s mother entertained at
a reception at her home on Church
Street. White and pink chrysan
themums, smilax and candles add
ed charm to the home. Greeting
the guests as they called was Mrs.
J. S. Chapman. Mrs. T. J. Williams
introduced them to the receiving
line composed of the hostess, Mr.
and Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Francis
Starke, sister of the groom and the
wedding party. Mrs. Edward Smith
and Mrs. Sallie Klingenschmitt di
rected callers to the dining room.
Greeting the guests at the gift
room was Miss Mary Holley. From
here they were asked to register
in the bride’s book by Miss Helen
Sykes. Mrs. William Bagwell re
ceived at the coffee room where
Mrs. C. R. Cobb and Miss Pauline
Hooker assisted by Miss Josie Tom
linson served coffee from a beau
tifully appointed table.
Saying good-bye to the many call
ers was Mrs. R. A. Nelson.
Out-of-town guests here for the
wedding were: Mrs. Francis Starke,
Miss Otelia Vaughan, Miss Lillian
McDonald, Miss Elizabeth Brown,
Miss Ruth Chapman, all of Roa
noke Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. N. C.
Pele, Miss Ruth Lewis Peele, Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Peele, of Elm
City; Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Mercer.
Miss Winifred Mercer, Mr. and
Mrs. George Tomlinson, Mr. and
Mrs. Perry Case, Miss Josie Tom
linson of Wilson; Miss Bettie Tom
King, Mr. A. H. Parquett of Ra
leigh; Mrs. H. C. Carroll of New
York City; Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Lewis of Farmville; Miss Ailen
Porter, Miss Vivian Griffin, Miss
Ruth Warren, Miss Ethel Burnham,
G. R. Burnham of Burlington, Mrs.
C. W. Hill and Mrs. A. D. Rose,
Miss Bessie Harvey of Kinston;
Mr. and Mrs. Ludlow Williams,
Miss Sara Frances Williams of
Greenville; Miss Mary Holley of
Adams, New York; Mr. and Mrs.
S. B. Kittrell of Pinetops; Miss
Helen Sikes of Asheboro and Miss
Sallie Klingenschmitt of Wilson.
Plans Returned By
Plans for the proposed textile
building for the high school and
the mills to be located on Wash
ington and Eighth Streets just op
posite the junior high school build
ing have been returned from the
office of the State Insurance Com
missioner with certain changes
specified. Superintendent of
schools, C. W. Davis, said this week
that the changes would be made
to meet the requirements and that
he expected the work to go for
ward with all speed after this.
The building is to be constructed
by WPA labor, funds for the ma
terials coming from the Federal
government, the county, and the
The new building will be used for
the instruction of high school stu
dents and mill employes in differ
ent phases of textile work.
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