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Moves Info New Store In 1936 Arthur Schwartz came to Roanoke Rapids and opened the Peggy Ann Shop, a store featuring women’s ready-to-wear. He began business at 1014 Roanoke Avenue. That was nine years ago. Making friends and customers by the hundreds Schwartz built up a nice business. But he was not sat isfied with just that. He wanted to give Roanoke Rapids a store for Women that would be a credit to a metropolitan city. So, when the building sites on which formerly stood the old Smith Hotel, were put up for sale, Mr. Schwartz went about the business of buying one of them. The other two were bought by Jack Earman of the Western Auto Store and “Bill” Proctor, owner of Proctor’s The lease on the building in which Mr. Schwartz operated his business expired and he had to have some place to move. So he got his per mit to build his new store—an out standing modern and attractive place. Beautiful fixtures and light ing effects were installed and new goods bought. About two weeks ago Schwartz moved his Peggy Ann Shop into its new quarters at 1005 Roanoke Avenue, and the formal opening was a "grand success,” ac cording to him. As soon as war conditions per mit, it is said that Mr. Earman and Mr. Proctor are also going to build modern business houses on the oth er two sites. When this is accom plished the "unsightly” corner will become one of the bright spots in the city. The Peggy Ann features a nice line of women’s wearing apparel at popular prices. It has an excel lent sales personnel, polite and courteous and always happy to have people “drop in” and visit whether flhey buy or not. Fixtures in the new store were by Acme of Richmond, the glass work by Binswanger, also of Rich mond. Signs were by Joe Kidd of this city and the firm of Fred For est & Company of Roanoke Rapids was the contractor and designer of the building. TOWN TALK Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Hailman of Martinsburg, VS*. Va., spent sev eral days with Rev. and Mrs. B. Marshall White-Husrt. Upon their return little Johnnie White-Hurst accompanied them home for an ex tended visit. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Thompson and children and Mrs. S. M. Thompson left Tuesday for a few days vaca tion at Moore’s Lake. Mrs. E. A. Telliga and son, Bud die, and Tell, Jr., are visiting in Jonesboro. Miss Cornelia Smith spent the week-end in Jackson with her mother, Mrs. Mae Smith. Miss Florine Pearson is spend ing a few days in Petersburg, Va., with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Wav erly Pearson. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Livesay and daughter, of Atlanta, Ga., left Sun day after visiting relatives here for several days. Mrs. S. E. Wilson and daughter, Carol, of Rocky Mount, spent sev eral days with Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Wilmoth and daughter, Mrs. Grace King, of Mount Airy, spent the week-end with Dr. and Mrs. E. D. Harbour. Mrs. Wiley Reaves and daughters Jane and Dawn, of Portsmouth, Va., are spending a few days with her mother, Mrs. Mary Grissom. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Grissom and daughter, Francis Ann, of Newport News, Va., are spending this week with Mrs. L. A. Grissom. Miss Virginia Lee Thorne has returned from a visit in Washing ton, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Willey and Mrs. J. P. Neville of Enfield, and Mrs. B. W. Hardy, of Weldon, spent last week-end in Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D. C. They visited the Luray Caverns on the way back. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Lynch, Mrs. Graham Lynch and son, Graham Lynch 3rd, spent the 4th in Hamil ton, N. C., with Mrs. Lynch’s sis ter, Mrs. Mattie Everette. Mrs. R. E. L. Wheeless of War saw, is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. C. Williams. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Piiley spent several days at Virginia Beach last wppk Mrs. Claude Keene and Miss Sula Williams are expected back from their vacation at Virginia Beach this week. Miss Doris Hedgepeth returned Monday from a visit in Waynes boro. Miss Mary Louise Ray, of Rich mond, is spending sometime here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Ray. Mrs. Sallie Gaylord and Mrs. J. C. Wells have returned from a few days visit in Charlotte. Miss Elizabeth Faison, of Ports mouth, Va., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Bunch. Miss Olive G. Harton, of Rich mond, Va., spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Balmer. Mrs. T. M. Jenkins returned Thursday from a visit with her daughter in Chapel Hill. Mrs. J. B. Norwood, of Lawrence ville, Va., spent several days with Mr. and Mrs. D. L Balmer. Miss Carolyn AlUgood is spend ing her vacation with Mr. and Mrs. 8. D. Major at Virginia Beach. PEGGY ANN OPENING SPECIAL ALL SOMMER MILLINERY SLASHED TO PRICE! j|| -■ : ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ - : i i-cte'dk dodAerrtk K Ol Aum* dxtW ncu4<sm ^punri J o\.ojh. amdi uyoMh p\QU£* -Mach/A w qt©is- *14q.5 . , £ do'll* dod*em* fiimi dj&aJit" a" two’-piecoi" t/mWiaUl&l najjem jiamfeu oia*k .JMack/uAik. *IZ<? . % 3- deuk a&d&em* A A "Jktfpoi oj tk i/mS^idoudL nauenri *pum iimena- Sifet ■ Mxxi • p vm5t • Jormt • °C\e W UQV PEGGY ANN SHOP JI0CI5 Koanoke Ave^—AtTenthSt.