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The following men from this dis
trict have been inducted into the
James Henderson Lyerly, Jr.,
Woodrow Wilson Wrenn, William
Redin Matthews, Eugene Nichols
Long, Floyd Wilson Royal, Wood
row Wilson Daniels, Robert Lee
Revelle, James Frederick Porter,
Jr., Lionel Cecil Evans, Dewey
Ellsworth Waters, Calvin Payne
Taylor, Alvin Edward Stansbury,
Hollis G. Pulliam, Thomas Lester
Gray, William Selby Lowe, Donald
Lee Moseley, Roscoe Landon Daniel.
Edward Francis Gums and
Charlie Edgar Massey have been in
ducted into the Navy.
At Camp Butner
Army Ground and Service Forces
Redistribution Station, Camp But
ner, N. C.—Sgt. Chester D. Simms,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Simms
of 919 Henry St., Roanoke Rapids,
N. C., and husband of Mrs. Chester
Simms, of the same address, is cur
rently stationed at the Redistribu
tion Station, where he will spend
two weeks before reporting to his
new assignment in the United
Sergeant Simms was returned re
cently to the United States after
having served eight months in the
European theatre of operations,
where he served as a squad leader
in the infantry. He holds the Pur
ple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge,
European theatre ribbon with two
bronze campaign stars.
During his period of service over
seas, the Tar Heel veteran was
in some of the toughest fighting in
France. St Lo, Carten, and Vire
Mortain were merely three of the
places seared in his memory.
Does Good Job
William Woodrbw Bryant, SF3/C,
son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Bryant,
Star Route, and husband of Mrs.
Virginia J. Bryant, 211 Madison
Street, is among the men engaged
in the important, strategic work of
the Navy’s most vital role in the
Pacific War — the defense of the
sea approaches to the far-flung
bases throughout this vast ocean
from the Bering Sea to the South
west Pacific. Part of this defense
network is that done silently and
without public acclaim by the of
ficers and men of the Naval service
who build and tend net defenses for
Huge fleet anchorages have been
secured by the net service in com
bat zones throughout the Pacific,
sometimes While fighting was still
going on on the islands concerned.
The work is hard. The hours are
long. The weather is a rugged task
master. Tropical typhoons and Aleu
tian willi-was are rough on the
net people whose hard toil must go
on in order to make harbors safe
for the vast Fleet of the Pacific
Commander-in-Chief, Fleet Admiral
C. W. Nimitz, USN. .
Prior to this present **.uty; Ship
fitter, Third Class, Bryant was
aboard the U. S. S. Southerd, Cres
cent City Titania, and he has serv
ed overseas in the Pacific and Af- I
During the severe storm of last
Thursday, the home of Ernest
Rogers, Route 2, Halifax, war
struck by lightning. Weather
boards were ripped off and splin
tered and hurled some distance. A
tree about 100 feet from the house
was struck at the same time. Ho
one was hurt
Mrs. H. J. Finch, pastor of the
"House of Prayer,” has announced
that Rev. E. H. Gore of Wilming
ton, H. C., and his sister, Minnie
K. Wingate, of Jacksonville, Fla.,
arm be present at this church every
Jury List For
The following jurors have been
drawn to serve during the Halifax
Superior Court term which begins
on Monday, August 13:
G. R. Wood, Brinkleyville.
Mike Josephson, Weldon.
W. C. Myrick, Littleton.
J. P. Cowan, Halifax.
J. F. Cobb, Roanoke Rapids.
J. D. Lucas, Roanoke Rapids.
J. F. Jones, Littleton.
R. W. Carter, Jr., Weldon.
Frank Whitehead, Enfield.
Albert W. Hackney, Roseneath.
Sandy O. Deaver, Roanoke Rapids
J. W. Bryan, Palmyra.
J. C. Connor, Roanoke Rapids.
H. C. Keeter, Enfield.
E. F. Hux, Weldon.
John Henry Thrower, Sr., Lit
T. H. Hargrove, Roanoke Rapids.
L. D. Hines, Roanoke Rapids.
Edward Tilley, Scotland Neck.
L. R. Jones, Roanoke Rapids.
Willie Adkins, Enfield.
Dewey Spence, Weldon.
Luther D. Shearin, Littleton.
Julian F. Acree, Roseneath.
H. D. Crutchfield, Roanoke Rap
J. C. Pegram, Littleton.
A. L. Clary, Roanoke Rapids.
J. C. Stallings, Brinkleyville.
R. P. Bounds, Roanoke Rapids.
Johnie Liles, Littleton.
William D. Tippett, Brinkleyville.
L P. Hux, Faucetts.
Wilson N. Chichester, Brinkley
C. E. Shaw, Halifax.
D. I. Kidd, Jr., Roanoke Rapids.
D. A. Hudson, Roanoke Rapids.
J. D. Lee, Roanoke Rapids.
Harrison Giles, Roanoke Rapids.
Jesse M. Bennett, Roanoke Rap
William C. Lynch, Roanoke Rap
Ernest L. Bradley, Palmyra.
H. O. West, Enfield.
James R. Frank, Palmyra,
R. B. Barnes, Roanoke Rapids.
Eugene B. Harris, Roanoke Rap
R. E. Shervette, Jr., Enfield.
R. L. Whitehead, Palmyra.
Robert Neville, Brinkleyville.
L. R. Williamson, Scotland Neck.
N. D. Cox, Roanoke Rapids.
J. R. Davis, Scotland Neck.
J. D. Keeter, Roseneath.
Ernie L. Rook, Roanoke Rapids.
Joe Smith, Littleton.
J. A. Speight, Palmyra.
W. C. HtrCvkins, Roanoke Rapids.
L. C. Dickens, Conconnara.
Don P. Tillar, Roanoke Rapids.
E. J. King, Roanoke Rapids.
R. W. Riddick, Conoconnara.
Rossie L. Hancock, Roanoke Rap
J. A. Green. Roanoke Rapids.
J. R. Parker, Brinkleyville.
night for an old time preaching
and singing revival. The public is
NOTICE OF SERVICE OF
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
In The Superior Court
Grant Boone, Plaintiff
Celife Powell Boone, Defendant.
The defendant, Celie Powell
Boone, will take notice that an
action entitled as above has been
commenced in the Superior Court
of Halifax County .North Carolina,
for an absolute divorce on the
grounds of two years separation;
and the said defendant will furth
er take notice that she is required
to appear at the office of the Clerk
of the Superior Court of Halifax
County at the Courthouse in Hali
fax, North Carolina, within thirty
(30) days from the 2d day of Aug
ust, 1945, and answer or demur to
the complaint filed in this action,
or the plaintiff will apply to the
Court for the relief demanded in
This the 10th day of July, 1946.
GEORGE A HUX,
Acting Clerk Superior Court
Halifax County, North Caro
W. Bernard Allsbrook,
R B. Robinson, Littleton.
George D. Batton, .Ro&noke Rap
Frank Conner, Weldon.
E. J. Elias, Weldon.
E. L. Riggan, Littleton.
D. E. Bennett, Roanoke Rapids.
Luther Shaw, Roanoke Rapids.
William F. Dickens, Enfield.
C. W. Johnson, Roanoke Rapids.
Edwin Brown, Enfield.
W. L. Fleming, Halifax.
J. L. Taylor, Brinkleyville.
H. M. Hudson, Roanoke Rapids.
L .M. Ivey, Roanoke Rapids.
Roy Gilliam, Roanoke Rapids.
Harvey Hawkins, Butterwood.
Lloyd T. Hale, Roanoke Rapids.
Give Bridge Party
On Friday Evening
On Friday evening of last week
Mrs. W. S. Dean and Mrs. Graham
Dean were hostesses with bridge at
their home on Jackson street. Ef
fective for decorations, bowls of
summer flowers were used. Attrac
tive tallies designated places for
playing. After several progressions
the scores were collected and a
prize given for high and second
score, Mrs. Carrol] Wilson winning
first prize and Mrs. F. J. Hawley,
second. A salad course was served at
ten thirty. This delightful party
was enjoyed by the following play
ers: Mesdames Lyle Wilson, F. J.
Hawley, Howard Pruden, T. J. Al
ford, Carroll Wilson, Frank Wil
liams, Joe Bryant, Pendleton Griz
zard, George Hayes, Jr., Fannie
Hayes, D. E. Bennett and Miss Mar
State High In
Lt. Louis P. McCormick, Recurit
ing and Induction Officer for the
United States Army Recruiting
Station, Depositor’s National Bank
Building, Durham, N. C., announced
today that the State of North Caro
lina placed third in the Fourth
Service Command during the montfc
of June in the number of enlist
ments for the Women’s Army Corps.
The two North Carolina recruiting
stations, located at Charlotte and
Durham, enlisted a total of eleven
women from the state during June.
All enlistments at the present time
are for General Assignment only
and all enlistees take their basic
training at the First WAC Training
Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
The following women were enlist
ed through the Durham station:
Pvt. Peggy Lee Gordon, 303 N.
Davie St., Greensboro, N ,C.; Mild
red Ann Ling, Route No. 3, High
Point, N. C.; Pvt. Esther E. Nelson,
Vaughan, N. C.; Pvt. Violet K.
Caudle, 507 Church St., Burlington,
Pvt. Caudle reported for active
duty on July 4, and the others will
report later this month.
JIMMIE GREENE TAYLOR
Jimmie Greene Taylor, 64, of
this city, died at his home Sunday
morning, July 1, at 1 o’clock, after
a lingering illness.
Funeral services were held at
Galatia Baptist Church, at 4 o’clock
Wednesday afternoon, by the Rev.
Lonnie Sasser, pastor of the church,
assisted by the Rev. Gordon L.
Price, pastor of the First Baptist
Church. Interment was in the Gala
I tia Church cemetery. ;
Mr. Taylor was the son of John
nie Mariah and the late D. W.
Taylor of Northampton County. He
has been a life-long resident of
NorthampfSn County until about
seven months ago, when he moved
to Roanoke Rapids .Mr. Taylor was
a member of the Galatia Baptist
Surviving are his wife; one dau
ghter, Mrs. Eugene Hudson of Roa
noke Rapids; two sons, Carl any
Roy; his mother, Mrs. Johnnie
Taylor and one brother Romie of
Seaboard. Two grandchildren, Peg
gy of Roanoke Rapids, and R. D.,
serving with the army in France.
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