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Eastern Star Holds Special
Meeting To Receive Charter
A tumera onapter no. 119, Order of
*the Eastern Star of Roanoke Rap
ids, held a special meeting on July
11 to receive its charter and elect
and install officers for the year.
The following members attended:
Mrs. Alice H. Miller, Mrs. Nora
O. Batton, Mrs. Sibyl Bowman,
Mrs. Mary F. Bunch, Miss Chris
tine Bush, Miss Hazel Cobb, Mrs.
Vera Culbreth, Mrs. Edith C.'
Davis, Mrs. Edythe W, Dickens,
^trs. Virginia Hasty, Mr. Ralph
'^Jiggins, Mrs. Elmer C. Liske, Mrs.
Ann Meikle, Mr. Archibald Meik
le, Mrs. Marion Meikle, Mrs. Min
nie Neal, Mr. H. Will Nelson, Mrs.
Sarah O’Briant, Mrs. Mary Nelson,
Mrs. Sallie Odell, Mrs. Annie M.
Forrest, Mrs. Sadie Pope, Mrs. Ann
Smith, Mrs. Geneva Welch, Mrs.
Fannie Mohorn, Mrs. Louise Hut
chinson, Mr. Bennett Hutchinson,
Mrs. Annie M. Wrenn, J. Reece
VVelch, Mrs. Elizabeth J. Brown.
w me iouowing visitors were pres
ent: Mrs. Blanche C. Twiford,
Worthy Grand Matron; Capt. J. P.
Gregory and Mrs. Arvella Gregory,
of Elizabeth City; Wilbur D. Perk
ins and Mrs. Hattie Perkins, of
Selma; Mrs. Vera Draper, of En
field; Mrs. Mable H. Williams, of
Fayetteville; Mrs. Mary B. Short,
Mrs. Hortense Neal, Mrs. R. C.
Gay, Mrs. Jennie Owen, Mrs. Lucy
H. Lynch and C. S. Neal, of Em
£>oria. Va.; Mrs. Mary Hollowell,
Mrs. Bessie R. Mangum, Mrs. Jul
ia Langley and Mrs. Alice Temple,
of Rocky Mount; Mrs. Maude C.
Bryant, Mrs. Sophia Parker, Mrs.
Ruth Barnes, Mrs. Mabel Martin,
Mrs. Callie Hale and Mrs. Ethel
Elliott, of Rich Square; Mrs. Mar
ese Conyers, Mrs. Helen Slaughen
haupt, J. Howard Brown and Mrs.
Athalea Brown, of Tarboro; and
Mrs. Ardell Ingleson, of Ohio.
£ Thp Charter was received by
( the Chapter in an impressive cere
mony presided over by the Worthy
Grand Matron, Mrs. Blanche C.
Newly elected officers are: Sarah
G. Obriant, worthy matron; Ralph
H. Higgins, worthy patron; Essie
House, associate matron; Archi
bald Meikle, associate patron; Eli
zabeth J. Brown, conductress;
Marion Meikle, associate conduct
ress; Nora O. Batton, secretary;
Elmer C. Liske, treasurer.
A buffet supper was served in
The following babies were born
recently at the hospital:
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Bryant,
Conway, boy, July 10; Mr. and
Mrs. B. J. Carter, Halifax, girl,
wuly 11; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Clary,
Brunswick, Va., twins, boy and
girl, July 13; Mr. and Mrs. Hay
wood Coston, city, boy, July 13;
Mr. and Mrs. David Collins, Em
poria, Va., girl, July 12; Mr. and
Mrs. W. C. Merritt, Weldon, boy,
.July 17; Mr. and Mrs. Furman
Myrick, city, boy, July 16; Mr.
and Mrs. C. O. May, city, boy,
July 12; Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Spill
ers, Emporia, boy, July 15; Mr.
Vnd Mrs. D. L. Vester, 1314 Wash
ington street, girl, July 15; Mr.
and Mrs. F. C. Woodruff, Ante,
Va., boy, July 17; Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Lee, 224 Jefferson street,
boy, July 16; Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Powell, city, boy, July 15; Mr. and
Mrs. Woodson Davis, city, girl,
July 11; Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Pul
ley, city, boy, July 10.
+ Town Talk
Mrs. Lucy Hudson and Mrs.
Francis Taylor returned Friday
from a visit with her daughter in
Washington, D. C.
Mrs. John Lackey and daughter,
Joanne, are visiting at her home
in Henderson, Ky.
Mrs. W. T. Price has returned
from her vacation at Virginia
Mrs. Mary Burton has returned
worn Virginia Beach and Wrights
Cpl. John Simmons, of St. Pet
ersburg, Fla., is home on furlough.
Lt. Paul, Overton left Saturday
after spending a leave with rela
tives here. ,
IT. J. .Alford is vacationing at
Fort Landing this week.
the Chapter dining room. The
meeting re-convened at 8 P. M.
and Installation of newly elected
officers took place.
Mrs. Twiford, worthy grand
matron, appointed the following
grand officers to assist in the in
stallation ceremony. These had
previously assisted in the consti
tuting ceremony during the after
noon. session: Grand Marshal, Mrs.
Hattie M, Perkins; Grand Chap
lain, Dr. J. Howard Brown; Grand
Warder, Mrs. Mable Martin;
Grand Sentinel, Mr. Wilbur D.
Perkins; Grand Organist, Mrs.
Marese Conyers; Grand Secretary,
Mrs. Bessie Ruck Mangum; Grand
Conductress, Mrs. Mary Hollo
well; Associate Grand Conductress,
Mrs. Vera Draper; Associate
Grand Matron, Mrs. Ardell Ingle
The Chapter presented gifts to
the worthy grand matron, Mrs.
Blanche C. Twiford; the district
deputy grand matron, Mrs. Hattie
M. Perkins; the district deputy
grand patron, Dr. J. Howard
Brown, the past matron, Mrs. Alice
H. Miller, and past patron, H. Will
At the close of the meeting
sandwiches and soft drinks were
served and a short social period
Pfc. Fred Hall
Dies of Wounds
Mrs. C. F. Young, of Jefferson
street, and B. L. Hall, of Monroe
street were notified recently of
the death of their nephew, Pfc.
Fred Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
B. Hall, of Broadnax. Va., who
died of wounds received in Ger
many, June 23.
Barnie Frazier Jenkins, age 38,
died at his residence in Ridgeway
at 5:50 P. M., Monday, after an
illness of three months. Son of Mr.
W. S., and Mosha Harris Jenkins,*
of Weldon, he was a member of
the Weldon Baptist Church and
held a position with the State
Highway Department for the past
14 years. Funeral services were
conducted from the Weldon Bap
tist Church at 4 o’clock, Wednes
day with the pastor, Rev. Finlator,
assisted by Rev. J. D. Stott of the
Halifax Methodist church, officiat
ing. Interment was in the Weldon
Cemetery. Surviving are his wife,
the former Lilly Irene Garner; 3
children, Misses Mildred and Haz
el Jenkins and William Albert
Jenkins, of Ridgeway; his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Jenkins, Roa
noke Rapids; 3 brothers, Charlie
of Weldon. Roger of Roanoke Rap
ids, Lloyd of N. S. A.-E. L. O.; 3
sisters, Mrs. Irene Sledge of
Greensboro, Mrs. Leonard Allen
and Miss Helen Jenkins of Roa
noke Rapids.
John L. Wright, 83, of Littleton,
died in the Roanoke Rapids Hos
pital Wednesday morning at 11:45
following a short illness. Funeral
services will be held Friday after
noon at 3 o’clock at the home. In
terment will be in Sunset Hill
Surviving are four daughters:
Mrs. Viola Reid of Alexandria, Va.;
Mrs. S. B. Bobbitt, of Littleton;
Mrs. J. H. Bobbitt, of Norfolk, Va.,
and Mrs. J. T. Reid, of Littleton;
three sons, R. E., R. D., and Eu
gene Wright, all of Washington,
D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Furman Myrick
announce the birth and death of
a son last Monday in Roanoke
Rapids Hospital.
Morris Resigns
From Department
J. C. Morris, named to the city
police force on May 15 to fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation
of Officer Clayton Matthews, has
tendered his resignation effective
July 15, it was announced today.
Tommie Merritt, of Norfolk, Va..
spent the week-end in town with
The following are local patients
in the hospital: J. R. Wrenn, Mrs.
T. R. Wilson, Mrs. Bertie Brown,
Mrs. H. M. Tickel, Miss Ethe!
Pearson and Mrs. Dorothy Lee
Out-of-town patients are: Mrs.
Worth Bridges, Jackson; Mrs. Jes
se I. Boseman, Weldon; Mrs. W.
L. Bryant, Conway; Mrs. B. J.
Carter, Halifax; Miss Louise Car
ter, Lawrenceville, Va.; Mrs. C. E.
Clary, Brunswick, Va.; Mrs. C. L.
Harrell, Littleton; Mrs. David Col
lins, Emporia, Va.; J. E. Fly, Con
way; W. A. Griffin, Garysburg;
Raleigh Hill, Boykins, Va.; P. L.
House, Jr., Emporia, Va.; John
I. Ivey, Lawrenceville, Va.; Mrs.
W. C. Merritt, Weldon; J. B.
Perdue, Louisburg; Mrs. A. O.
Spillers, Emporia, Va., and Mrs.
F. C. Woodruff, Ante, Va.
Miss Lois Lyles and Mrs. Lil
lian Morris and daughter, Derith,
are spending sometime in Waynes
Miss Minnie Johnson returned
Sunday from a visit in Statesville.
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