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FOR VISITORS AT WELDON FESTIVAL Practically every type of enter tainment will be available to visit ors at the Rock Fish Festival to be held in Weldon on April 27, 28, 29 and 30. There will be parades, concerts, fishing and other contests, dances, and the famous rock fish muddle for all who attend. “America On Parade”, a spectacular pageant of America as tradition has handed it down to people of today, will be presented each of the three nights to make it one of the largest at tractions ever held in this section of the state. Over 200 people from Northamp ton and Halifax counties have been selected to stage the pageant. Ap proximately 40 young people from Roanoke Rapids have entered the • cast and are at present preparing to present one of the most color ful of all the scenes. The spectacle will tell in panto mime, dance form and ip dialogue the amazing history of America and some of the high lights will in clude “The Ride of Paul Revere”; the wagon trains of pioneers mov ing westward; the dramatic events of the War Between the States; the gay dashing days of the Gay 90s and the America of Today. a tremendous playing stage has been arranged in front of the Com munity House and seats are being prepared for two thousand. The spectacle is under the direction of the John B. Rogers Producing Company. Following is a complete tentative schedule of the festival program: Sunday, April 27—Religious Ob servance Day; Huge Vesper Service | at Community Center, 5 p.m. Monday, April 28—Official Open ing, 11 a.m.; Fishing Contest, 5 a.m. to 11 a.m., 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Old Timers Get Together Picnic, 12 to 2 p.m.; Museum, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Athletic Events at Base ball Park, 2 to 4:30 p.m.; Music— Roanoke Rapids Choral Club, 4:00 p.m.j^ Governor’s Speech at Com munity Center Grounds, 4:30 p.m.; Huge Rock Fish Muddle at Com munity Center Grounds, 5:30 p.m.; Band Concert at Town Park, 7:15 p.m.; Concert preceding Spectacle, 7:45 p.m.; Coronation of Queen by Governor Broughton, 8 p.m.; Pag eant Spectacle “America on Pa rade”, 8:15 p.m.; Coronation and1 Governor Ball. 10 D.m. Tuesday, April 29-—Viewing of Historical Windows, 10 to 11 a.m.; Fishing Contest, 5 to 11 a.m., 3 to 5:30 p.m.; Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Parade of Floats, 4 p.m.; Huge Rock Fish Muddle at Com munity Center Grounds, 5:30 p.m.; Fiddlers' Convention, 7 p.m.; Pag eant Spectacle, 8 p.m.; Street Dance and Square Dance, 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 — Fishing Contest, 5 to 11 a.m., 3 to 5:30 p.m.; Museum, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Baby Parade, 11 a.m.; Baseball Games and Athletic Events, 2 to 4 p.m.; Pet and Kiddies Parade, 4 p.m.; Maypole Dance, 4:30 p.m.; Chil dren’s Picnic, 6 p.m.; Concert, 7 p.m.; Pageant Spectacle, 8 p.m. The gigantic Spectacle entitled “America on Parade” will be pre sented each evening during this pe riod on a huge outdoor stage con struction on the banks of the Roa noke River. E. S. Jenkins of Franklin, Va., spent the holidays at his home here. Miss Mattie Hardy is spending some time here with relatives. CALVARY CHURCH There will be no Sunday School at Calvary Sunday a.m. on ac count of the baccalaureate ser mon at Littleton High School. Raymond Parker Gets Promotion At Fort Monroe , Headquarters today announced the promotion of Corporal Ray mond W. Parker, Battery H, 74th Coast Artillery, to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Parker will continue his present duties of in structing and training the selec tees that are bringing the regi ment to full war strength. Sergeant Parker enlisted in the United States Army in Richmond, Va., December 29, 1936, at which time he was assigned to duty in Battery A, 51st Coast Artillery, Fort Monroe, Va. Two months later he wa3 transfered to Head lery. He re-enlisted December 29, 1939 at Fort Monroe, Va., and saw service at Fort Moultrie, S. C., and Camp Stewart, Ga. Returning to Fort Monroe he joined Bat tery D, 74th Coast Artillery and on January 2, 1941, he was trans ferred to Battery H. Born April 29, 1918 in Roanoke Rapids, Sergeant Parker attended public schools in that city, and the Roanoke Rapids High School. He is the son of Mrs. Janie C. Parker, 204 Jackson Street, Roa noke Rapids. Fire Monday A trash pile behind the R. G. Knight home on Bowling road caught from a can of burning trash Monday morning, resulting in the first fire alarm in the city for over a week. A truck arrived in time to keep the fire from spreading. No damage was done. Game Postponed The game the Jax had scheduled to play with Tarboro here last Thursday afternoon was called off due to a conflict the Tarboro team had. A date for the playoff has not been set at this time. Tarboro met Scotland Neck last, Thursday in a state-race game, the Halifax County team winning. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hopkins last week in Danville, Va. Crowning King And Queen Main Event In Program Held In Littleton April 7 _ —— _ Crowning the “Health King and Queen” as a part of Halifax Coun ty Negro 4-H Club program held at Littleton, April 7, won the great est applause from the 310 mem bers and visitors present. The e vent was an observance of the 27th National Negro Health Week. Al so featured on the program was the final-elimination 4-H Song Conest. Winners in the County Health Contest were Edwin Arrington of Eastman 4-H Club and Doris Qualls of Eden. Doctor R. F. Young, County Health Officer, and Doctor J. A. Tinsley examined 23 boys and girls who represented the 12 4-H Clubs in the county. Assist ing them were two of the county nurses. Doctor Tinsley and Nurse Holmes conducted the Health Coronation Ceremony. The clubs represented were: Chestnut, Mary Taylor and Walter J. Hines; Dawson, Dorothy Parker and A mos Johnson; Eastman, Helen Wills and Edwin Arrington; Eden, Doris Qualls and Wiliam Pitt man; Everett, Maggie Flemings and Edward Flemings; Felton, Anzella Johnson and Cleo Rich ardson; County Training school (Weldon), Otelia Cooke and Ro bert Neville; John Armstrong (Roanoke Rapids), Queen Ivey and Walden Shaw; Littleton, Clara Brown and Roger Hawkins; Piney Grove, Cleveland Coppage, Jr.; Sam’s Head, Josephine Bell and Charles Pierce; Tillery, Magnolia Wilkins and Andrew Williams. Eden 4-H Club won in the Coun j <-y oung contest, i_,itueton placed • second and Dawson third. The J winning club will represent the i county in the State Negro 4-H J Song Contest at the Agricultural * and Technical College of Greens boro in August. Mary Phillips of Bricks, Carrie Kellog of Warrenton and Mary Morisey of Enfield judged the singing. C. S. Wynn, Waxren County Negro Farm Agent, presented the banner to Ray Thonrton, president of Eden 4-H Club. Transcribed musical selections were dedicated to 4-H Club boys, girls, leaders, parents, and the public. :: Calvary-Thelma \ \ Miss Bertha Walston spent Easter at her home near Wilson. Ray and H. D. Myrick of Ral eigh spent Sunday with their par ents here. Miss Sarah King of Halifax spent the week-end at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Woodlief and daughter of Richmond, Va., spent the week-end with friends and re latives here. Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Reid of Reidsvile spent the holidays at their home here. Mrs. H. S. Harper and daughter and Mrs. B. C. Jenkins spent last week-end in Richmond, Va., with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Stephenson and son of Fremont and Mrs. Paul Etheridge of Littleton spent last Sunday in the home of Mr3. H. L. Faucette. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Perkinson and family of Norlina spent the week-end with Mrs. John Myrick. Joe and Randolph Mitchell spent the week-end with their narents here. H. S. Harper of Reidsville spent Easter with his family. 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