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INTERVIEWER MERIT EXAMS Notice of Merit Examinations tc be conducted by the North Caro lina Merit System Council for th< position of Interviewer with th< United States Employment Ser vice in North Carolina has beer received by the local Employmen Service. Minimum qualifications: Educa tion equivalent to graduation frorr a standard 4-year high school, anc at least 4 years within the pasl 10 years of successful full-tim< paid employment in the specia experience defined below. Or graduation from a 4-year collegr or university. Or an equivalent combination of education and ex perience, substituting 1 year ol full-time paid employment for 1 year of required high school edu cation, with a maximum substitu tion of 2 years; or substituting 1 successfully completed year of col lege education in an accredited college or university for 1 year of the required special experience, with a maximum substitution of 3 years. Application for admission to this examination should be made to Dr. Frank deVyver, Merit System Supervisor, Box 2328, Durham, N. C. Salary rating for this posi tion is from $1440 to $1800. De ductions will be made for Civil Service retirement. Applications must be filed before midnight, Nov. 4th. t++++++1 HIM ♦♦441 I tDeldon ■ Miss Elizabeth Harvel of Greensboro spent Saturday night and Sunday at her home here. Misses Margie and Babs Collins of Raleigh and Greensboro spent the week end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Collins. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Keeter of New Bern spent Sunday with Mrs. George Keeter. Barry Clark and Parker Moore of State College spent the week end at their homes here. Miss Nan Anthony of Norfolk, Va., spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Anthony last week. Miss Jean Tilghman of Greens boro College spent the week end at her home here. Miss Virginia Suiter, Miss Fran ces Oakes and Bill Edwards of Duke University spent the week end at their homes here. Mrs. Grace Jenkins of Greens boro is visiting friends in Weldon. Misses Edith May Alston and Pauline Merchant of Raleigh vis ited their parents here over the week end. Misses Eva Coppedge, Frances 1.. Nash, Peggie Lawson, Martha Rodwell, Cathrine Merchant, all of W. C. Greensboro, visited their parents over the week end. Mrs. J. M. Mohorn attended the funeral of Charles A. Jones in Lit tleton, Tuesday. Mrs. Joe Hinson of Wilmington visited her mother, Mrs. Helen Harrington last week. MRS. KING HOSTESS Mrs. C. E. King entertained the : members of her bridge club and several guests Friday evening at her home in Weldon. A Hallo we’en motif was carried out in the : decorations and the refreshment plate served at the conclusion of the games. High score prize went to Miss Margaret Pierce for guest and to Mrs. W. J. Edwards for club member. Mrs. King’s guests in cluded Miss Margaret Pierce, Mes dames Will Norman, J. M. Mo horn, R. G. Daniel, B. G. Rodwell, N. J. Shepherd, C. R. Turner, C. S. Vinson, F. J. Bounds, W. J. Ed wards, D. W. Seifert, T. H. Holmes G. H. Nash, Grace Kennedy, R. C. Cornwall and C. F. Gore. BOOK CLUB MEETS Mrs. L. C. Draper entertained members of the Book Club at her home in Weldon on Thursday af ternoon. Mrs. S. B. Pierce, the president, presided and the roll call was answered with the names of “Famous French Women.” The Club voted to dispense with refreshments during the coming year. In addition to the usual activities the club wishes to help in the war effort as much as pos sible. In keeping with the club’s study of “Adventures in Reading,” Mrs. A. W. Oakes reviewed two books, “The Voyage,” by Charles Morgan, and “Cousin Honor,” by Storm Jameson. The Hallowe'en idea was car ried out in the decorations. DINNER PARTY Dr. and Mrs. F. W. M. White entertained at a dinner party at their home in Halifax Friday night honoring the teachers in the Halifax School, Misses Thelma El liot, Catherine Wallace, Edna Campbell and Mrs. D. M. Rich ardson of Weldon and also honor ing Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Moore of Weldon. During the evening cards were played and at the conclusion of the play high score prize was awarded to Miss Thelma Elliott. HONOR DEPARTING RECTOR On Friday evening the parishon ers of the Episcopal Church in Halifax entertained at a Bruns wick Stew Supper in honor of their rector and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Moore of Weldon, who after 13% years of service to the Episcopal Church here, will leave soon to accept a pastorate in Din widde, Va. Mrs. Quenton Greg ory served as Toastmistress of the occasion and presented a Silver water pitcher to the honorees. CANCEL DISTRICT MEET The District Meeting of the Garden Clubs in this district which was to have been held Tuesday, October 27, at the clubhouse in i Halifax, has been cancelled due to the lack and scarcity of trans portation facilities. There are 3C clubs in this district which is an unusually large one and if repre sentatives from all clubs were tc come it would necessitate travel ing quite a distance for some members. ENTERTAINS AT PEARL HARBOR Mrs. W. R. Caudle was hostess Wednesday evening when she en tertained at four tables of bridge at her hut “Pearl Harbor” located near Halifax. The Halowe’en mo tif was carried out throughout the evening. On arrival the guests were served an Italian Spaghetti supper with coffee and cake. All lights were turned off during the supper and the candles on each table and the fire in the huge fire place made the only glow. The mantel was decorated with fall fruits, autumn leaves and jack-o lanterns. In each window was a “spook.” After several progres sions of bridge high score prizes were awarded to Mrs. A. L. Hux and Mrs. Jack Whitehead. For each trick taken with a jack, the player was given a chance to pin the tail on the donkey. Prizes were won for this by Mrs. Charles Boykin and Mrs. Jack Whitehead. Guests for the evening were: Mes dames Charles Boykin, Jack Whitehead, P. C. Millikin, W. C. Johnson, Harry Banks, V. A. Parks, Russell Weeks, Raymond Millikin, Milton Read, Caswell Shaw, P. C. Draper, A. L. Hux, | and Misses Ann Hale, Edith and Effie Avent, and Clem Read. HALIFAX HOSTESS Miss Nannie Gary was hostess Thursday night when she enter tained at six tables of bridge at her home in Halifax. Prizes were won by Mr. and Mrs. Hugh House Mrs. Russell Weeks, and Mrs. Harry Banks. The hostess served pie, cheese and coffee to the fol lowing guests: Mr. and Mrs. Hugh House, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Travis, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Applewhite, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boykin, Mr. and Mrs. Caswell Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Banks, Dr. and Mrs. F. W. M. White, Mrs. Gilbert Vaughan, Mrs. A. L. Hux, Misses Myrtle Phipps, Thelma Elliott, and Catherine Wallace, and Mrs. Grif fin, Mrs. Z. T. Cox, Mrs. Russell Weeks and Mrs. Emily Gary. Mrs. Addie F. Medlin of Newport News, Va., spent Sunday here with her husband, Robert Medlin. Mr. and Mrs. Bennie McCrary returned to Newport News, Va., Sunday. Mrs. Joe Williams spent Sunday in Richmond. Mrs. Mayo Coburn and daugh ter, Sandra, returned to Newport News, Va., Sunday. Haywood Pearson and Miss Al ice Pearson spent Monday in Dur ham. T :: Calyary-Thelma || Mrs. W. T. Threewitts was a visitor of Mrs. H. L. Faucette Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Perkinson and sons of Norlina spent the week end with her mother here. E. S. Jenkins of Franklin, Va., was at his home for the week end. Mrs. M. A. Sillery, Mrs. Mattie S. Hardy, Mrs. Tom Myrick, and Misses Maud Shaw and Pat My rick were shoppers in Raleigh last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Newsom of Roanoke Rapids were visitors of Mrs. H. L. Faucette and Mrs. Ma mie Glasgow Sunday afternoon. Mrs. F. W. Parks, Mrs. Herbert Jenkins and Mrs. Jim Jenkins were shoppers in Littleton Friday. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Faucette and daughter, Mrs. M. A. Sillery, Mrs. Mattie S. Hardy and Mrs. Joe Smith of the Calvary community attended the funeral of Mrs. Lucy King last Friday. Willis King has returned to Portsmouth, Va., after spending a week here with his mother, Mrs. L. T. King. Halifax Paper Co. Employees Honor Chas. W. Holloway Charles W. Holloway, who re cently resigned from the Halifax Paper Co., was given a surprise Friday night when the employees of the company represented by Ray Stephenson and James Pilley, presented to him a very handsome eight-piece silver service. Mr. Holloway has been connected with the paper company for the past nine years as pulp mill super intendent. Funeral Services Held For Mother Of Howard King Mrs. Lucy Verser King, 89-year old mother of Howard King of this city, and the widow of the late T. D. King, died at her home in Warren County, near Littleton, Wednesday night of last week. Funeral services were held at the home Friday afternoon with Reverend H. L. Davis, of Littleton, in charge. He was assisted by Rev. Gordon Price of this city. Interment was at Littleton, in Sunset cemetery. Surviving Mrs. King are one son, Howard King, of this city; and three daughters, Mrs. Nora Newsom, Mrs. Annie Johnston, and Mrs. Lizzie Pulley, all of Lit tleton. Conducts Course A training course in occupation al analysis is being conducted in the local United States Employ ment Office by Miss Mabel La Barr of Raleigh. Attending this class from Henderson are: Miss Betty K. McDonald, Mr. R. G. Scott, and Mr. Raymond Ump stead. Attending from the Roan oke Rapids office are Miss Nancy Wolhar and Mrs. Janie L. Hollo man. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Conley of Littleton, a boy, Carlton ton Ray, October 21, in Roanoke Rapids hospital. Mrs. Conley was formerly Miss Annie Myrtice Walker of Littleton. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Wheeler, Misses Ruth Bell and Hilda Hines, and Charles Ogletree were visitors in Durham Sunday. T "I AND THEN" You cannot win a war by fighting only when you feel like it. Neither can your dollars do a good job when you save them now and then. You .have to dig deep and dig regularly and systematically for the safety of America and for your personal independence. i Roanoke Rapids Building & Loan Association 10 W. 2nd Street Phone R-527-1 The man who knows fine wines . . . [mows Widmer's cr^INCE 1888 the Widmer’s—first the father and then the sons—have devoted their daily lives to the making of fine wines. Their cellars are a model of clean liness; their vine yards—on the sun drenched hillsides of | Naples—are among the most highly prized in America. The result is that Widmer’s Wines long since have won a high place in the esteem of those who take pride in the vintages they serve. NEW YORK STATE WIDMERS WINES and \fermoufhs Vintners of Fine Wines Since 1888 WIDMER’S WINE C ELLARS. INC., NAPLES. N. Y. 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