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SECTION "B" SECTION "B” DIAL R-326 ALL DEP’TS THURSDAY, DEC. 7, 1939 SECTION B—PAGE 1 COACH WALKER OF WAKE FOREST TO TALK AT MEETING I_ 150 Expected At Dinner In Basement Of 1st. Baptist Church Approximately 150 Yellow Jacket football players past and present, Wake Forest alumni, school band members, and invited guests are expected to attend the Annual High School Football Banquet to be held in the basement of the First Bap tist Church next Tuesday night, December 12, at 7:00 p.m. Plans call for a much more elaborate pro gram than that of last year. Coach “Peahead” Walker, head coach at Wake Forest, will be guest speaker. The football banquet was started last year with the idea in mind of having at the end of each season a get-together of high school alum ni, along with the present Yellow Jacket football team and others who are interested in high school football. At last year’s banquet, Coach Bear Wolf, popular head coach of the University of N. C., was the guest speaker and showed movies of the U.N.C.-Fordham game. This year the guest speaker will be “Peahead” Walker, head coach of Wake Forest College, who will also show pictures of several Wake Forest games. An effort is being made to have Coach Walker bring along his four star backfield, con sisting of Polanski, Gallovitch, Mayberry and Ringgold. Freshmen Coach Jim Weaver will be on hand for a short talk, it is hoped. ' The local school Board will be invited. Other guest speakers will be J. T. Chase, who has seen every Yellow Jacket team in action since football was started; Carroll Wil son, Editor of the Herald; A. Mei kle, Supt. Patterson Mills; T. W. Mullen, Supt. Rosemary Mfg. Co.; Mayor Bernard Allsbrook; F. C. Williams, Gen. Manager Roanoke and Patterson Mills; Dr. Bahnson Weathers; and Cranford Hoyle, Yellow Jacket head coach. In charge of arrangements are Bill Alligood, Capt. 1926 football team; High School Alumni Reser vations, Jimmie Womble, Chair man, former All Northeastern and All State- Jacket Quarterback; Fleetwood Sullivan, rated the Jackets’ greatest baseball catcher, halfback in football; and Elmer “Lefty” Starke, former Jacket star in baseball, football and basket ball. I Every man who ever won a let ter in any sport should immediate ly get in touch with one of these fellows and hand over six bits for his reservation. The Wake Forest Alumni Com mittee is composed of Dr. Bahn son Weathers, Chairman; Highway Patrolman “Skinny” Rothrock, and Mayor Bernard Allsbrook, aided by all other Wake Forest alumni in the county. The toastmaster for the banquet will be none other than Ted “Tub by” Speight, great center of the 1925 football team. It is planned to have at least 70% of the foot ball captains present from the first Yellow Jacket team (to the present. Sixty-five members of the 1939 Yellow Jacket football team that won seven, tied one and lost two games, will be present, many of them for the last time as members of the team. Attention Athletes AU former athletes who are interested in attending the foot ball banquet Tuesday night please get in touch with Jimmie Womble at VEPCO, Fleetwood Sullivan at R-724-1, or Elmer Starke at R-434-1. Reservations must be made before 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 8. Bill Parker of Virginia Beach was the guest of Miss Ophelia Cham bliss Thanksgiving Day. Miss Julia Foley spent the Thanksgiving holidays at her home in Greenville. Miss Clara Hearne spent the Thanksgiving holidays at her home I in Bynum. I Guests welcome this pure refreshment With frosty bottles of Coca-Cola in your refriger ator, you are always ready to provide refreshing hospitality for your guests. You can get Coca-Cola in handy six-bottle cartons from your dealer. WELDON COCA-COLA BOTTLING WORKS, INC. WELDON, N. C. Curbing Is Begun; Gravel State Rd. Curbing is being laid on Tenth Street between Monroe and Henry and on Fifth Street between Jack son and Monroe in preparation for the cross streets paving project ap proved by a city vote some time ago. About 40 WPA workers are employed at the present. The newly opened state road be tween the city limits at the end of east Tenth Street and Carolina Av enue in Hornertown is being given an application of sand and gravel this week. Passable now, the road is expected to be suitable for heavy traffic before many days. Girl Injured From Falling Into Door Miriam Warren, daughter of Mrs. R. A. Warren of 839 Hamilton St., was treated in the Roanoke Rapids Hospital last Friday night for throat wounds that she received when she fell into a glass door in her hopie. Twenty skin clamps were used in treating the wounds. Miss Warren was painfully in jured but not seriously enough to be retained in the hospital. NINE NEW HOMES GOING UP OVER CITY AT PRESENT i_ Continuing the building boom | that the city has been witnessing for the past months, nine new homes are at present in the process of construction within the city lim its, according to Building Inspector Henry Fitts this week. Some of the homes, being built in nearly every section of town, are almost com plete, some have only the founda tion started. Permits for the homes were issued between October 21 and December 1. Mr. Fitts stated also that a per mit had been given to J. Winfield Crew, Jr., for tearing down the old candy kitchen building in the tenth block on the Avenue where Mr. Crew plans to erect a large modern store building soon. Another permit was issued in No vember to F. M. Coburn to build a shoe store in the ninth block on the Avenue. Work on that build ing has been in progress for some time. The homes under construction are as follows: Julian L. Bell, five rooms on Charlotte St., estimated cost $2200; J. H. Summerell, five rooms on Washington St., estimat ed cost $2000; S. N. Graham, six rooms on Vance St., estimated cost $4000; T. B. Glover, four rooms on Jefferson St., estimated cost $1600; J. E. Matthews, three rooms on rear lot Hamilton St., estimated cost $500; Mrs. J. E. Tickle, six rooms on Hamilton St., estimated cost $3800; T. D. Parker, five rooms on Charlotte St., estimated cost $2900; W. T. Alford, eight rooms on Madison St., estimated cost $2800; H. M. Stokes, five rooms on east Tenth St., estimated cost $2500. Miss Sara C. Towe, who spent the holidays here with her parents, returned to Duke Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Gilliam and son, Al, Jr., spent Thursday in Richmond. Miss Lillian Lee returned to Duke University Sunday after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Lee.