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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C, SEPTEMBER 11,1914. Roanoke Rapids Herald Subscription, $1.00 a Year ROANOKE VALLEY LEAGUE CLOSES Volume I. Number 24. PERSONAL AND LOCAL MENTIONS hems of Local Interest in and Aroui:l Roanoke Rapula, Rosemary, and Patterson Mills .1. ( ! in Jarratts, Vu, Mis - Meade Everai returned to her I lending several wee Mr. Nick .larratt . RuUs, isit t li in week. R. I,. Wim.ii I spent Sunday in Enfield. 11. !'. Hayes spent Monday in Chapel Hill. Mr. and Mr; ei i.l Ik-Id 1'ilS Mime at'ti r l,s lere, l 1 1 I Elmer I,mnlay spent the week end with his (villain, Mrs. .1. (1. Butts. Mrs. 11. Marks returned this week from a trip to the Northern markets buying new fall goods. J. ,J. Johnson motored to Pana- c?a Springs bunaay. ueporteu i nice trip. Mr. II. I, Ii-kens spent last Sunday in larn-ti.;, Va. Mi .s -ir;ie reiki who lias heen t.ho guest el' Mr,'. .1. (!. Ulitt.-i for the a: 1 two weeks returned Tuesday to her tn:in in Hertford N. C. ( h-orgr I '.trmicl.nel has return ed frein a short visit to his home in Wilmington N. C Mrs. (!. I''. Carter was called to Norfolk, Va., Tuesday on ac count of the illne is of her sister Mrs. I.. DaughTry. Mrs. S. M. Thompson and chilercn left for Littleton this week where they will he for some time visiting relatives. Roanoke Rapids Buildup & Loan Roanoke Mills Wins The i Pennant County Commissioners Meeting Association Completes Organ- Halifax, Monday, September 7 kalian. Officers Elected (An ncoount of atur.ly'H affair M - ; Hi-t-n by on if the fans - winch put ! far to 'ilisprove the theory that the lair The Board of County Commis Ou Tuesday night, Seplemher Nl!t J n"1 appreciate the Rivat Ameii- sinners of IlalifaxJCounty in their I the Ro:mok' Rapids Building & can name.) Kn. Notk. regular session at Halifax on Loan Association held its first re- The majority of 400 or more Monday September 7, appointed yuhtr annual i.ieetingof its stock- spectators who attended the hall tax collectors for the various elect- game at the Valley league l ark townships as follows: II. 1 '. . i. .. I 1 .... I T i itr I TT I ctors for the futuriiay aiternoon were noi so uoanoue uaputs, w. i . vaugn jubilant and happy when play an, Brinkleyville, (I. L. Knight, was over. It was a snd and Htitterwood, N. B. Newsom, gloomy afternoon for the Roa- Conoconarie, J. E, Shields, En noke Rapids team who saw the field, J. G. Branch, Faucctts, ('. L l'at- coveted pennant snatched from M. Hawkins, Halifax, R. W. W. I,, them, which seemed nearer their Carter, Littleton, J. E. l'epper, goal as the season series closed. Palmyra, C. W. Allshrook, Hose Some parts of the game were a neath, W. C. Allshrook, Scotland regular old time contest just as Neck,.!, E. Shield, Weldon, ,1. I ;. they used to have in the days of Harris. the Revolution when George The Commissioners made an Washington was the catcher he- appropriation to the State Board game was also featured hind the hat and Patrick Henry of Health which insures an "in- many interruptions am Roanoke Mills are Pennant Winners, Defeating the Paltetron Mills last Saturday'in Close Eleven Inning Game by 7 to 5. Other Postponed Game Will Not be Played. 1 holders for the iug ollicei.; am ensuing yenr, 'I lie meeting Mayor's Olhco Roanoke llapii was elected 'n terson, ' Vn I ,ong The I Miss ,iis'?uhine Bowman of J. M. Ililliard, Roanoke Rapids Jackson spent a few days here s'.'conil baseman, left on I hurs day for his home in Rocky Mount. last week with her suter, Miss Ellen Bowman. purpi i: dii'i was, held in the of the town of :. W. II. Tillery. sident, ,1. resident, Secretary and Treasurer, bowing were elected Diree- tors: Job Ta nr, G. B. Crews, A. L. Rol.ersiiii, .1. L I'atterson, C. A. W.che, W. I'. Homer, M. M. Kaisoii, W. D. Tillery, .1. W. House, J. M. Jackson, L. S. Can non, Dr. E. 11. Adkins, J. B. Boyd, 0. L. Hayes, J. T. Chase. The primary purpose of the tloanol.e Kapnls Building i l.oan Association is to enable a man limited means to acquire a home HOW THEY LINED UP AT FINISH W L Pet. Roanoke Mills 117 .(ill.' Roanoke Rapids it H .51!!) Rosernarv N 10 .411 Patterson Mills . . 7 10 .412 Roanoke Mills vs Patterson Mills League Governors Declare Season Closed A hard fought game, abound ing in brilliant plays on both sides--featured by heavy hitting and sensational fielding. The wit h pro- the IV. C Monday fiviil few days visit to Mr. and Mrs. nv.it.ire.l to Palm? Sunday and report trip. iriends. G. L. Hayes r Sprim; Va., delightful lie will spend a few days there with his family before going on to Bingham. II. L. Faucett, of Littleton, was a visitor here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Keene, have moved into their new home in Rosemary. R. E. Welsh left Tuesday for Durham where ho will enter Trinity Park. Kenneth Towe left Tuesday to enter Trinity at Durham. Grady Snotherly, of Haw River, has come to Roanoke Rap ids to live and will work in the Roanoke Mills. The Ladles Aid Society of the Methodist Church of Roanoke Rapids will give an ice cream supper on the church lawn next Saturday night. Everybody cordially invited to attend. The Board of Trade of Roanoke, Rapids Township will hold its j next regular monthly meeting on . . I . .1. a ...i I .... next ivionuay nigiu, i.cmne, , wjti thp i;eavel. r!l)a.d j.1(itlt 14. at the Rosemary Schonlhonse. !tft Slim,av for ThoralJi 0nt Members and all desiring to 1-; whm, he h:ls ,iee transfei.wi i,v come members are cordially m vited to attend this meeting. The Philathea was the tricky twirler. tensive community campaign" tests which greatly marred The modern teams who crossed : for the eradication of hookworm pleasure of the spectators, bats with each other were the and the improvenent of general The first run of the game Patterson Mills team and the sanitary conditions, being held in made by the Patterson Mills in of Roanoke Mills team which re-, at least five communities in the the third. Cushing singled, to suited in a victory for Roanoke county. second on Kelly s single and It also affords an opportunity Mills, the game was haratougnr An appropriation was also made scoieu on ononis i s Miiyie. Ih'.iiihtry, returned to save money to those who do and hotly contested on both sodes to build a bridge over Deep Creek Roanoke Mills scored two runs imO.'im nl'tpr !i . ... i , , ; i i o i, iU and each navpr r,n pach team on the Hr,nnl:i KaniHa-TViP mn mine SlXtll. NVOOuail tooiv a ,..tv. uui v, inn ui uiiiiu. onaica in wic i-- --- - At a meeting of the Board of (lovernors of the Roanoke Valley League held on last Wednesday night, the Board declared the season of 1 l I closed and issued instructions for the postponed game between the Patterson was Mills and Roanoke Rapids to be cancelled. Twenty live dollars was voted to each team in the League to help pay the legitimate debts of the team or for any other pur pose at the discretion of the Association have a par value of serves special mention but road. $100,110 and are paid for in in- space will not permit and but for stalhnent.i of .:c a week. No few disputes of the umpires Board of Elections Appoints Reg istrars and Judges The Board of Elections for Hali fax County met at Halifax on dividends are paid on the shares, decisions and the kicking pro all the pr olita iva!io;-.d by the As- penalties of Mosher and a few sociation coin.r to the credit of outsiders which continued to exist Miss Elizabeth Barley return- ine stonl: holders and hastening throughout the game it would ed Sunday after spending a n,aluntv an,J retirement have been one of the finest ex- weeks vacation with relatives and f tj H,ries friends in Jackson. Buildiiiir & Loan share matures tlie Valley League diamond. The Mrs. ,1. M. McMurry returned in six years and four months, and game begun promptly at 3 o'clock. .1 .1111 Rovnaa urwl Fiaiiil u ara T'ottnr. ... .1 ,.t 4...... ... , .f in uiit h a niiu K lu tlprs ailltl 1 ""-"- nuuiiiuis lti'iu liu; wcjiciu jtii i - - . 1 . 1 I . 1 11 CAtl Mil a llOTTflT of the state where she spent the have paid in about e.gnty uo.iars j . "'"-"": the fall elections which will be llp Thu Wt th(1 orp th,Pe aii a share and receive ?mu.uu in " wua" '-"" v...a , ,j Tnesdav Novpmhpr t i .i i .u cash the dillerence representing T Roanoke With the ,iel,on lues ,a;. November A In the eighth both teams scor- fasii, tne miicrence representing Tne regiStration books wi P1i two nnw Roanoke Mills on flu-i.rnf'if nri.le hv thp AusoHa- exception of two innings the 8, , . x eutwoiuns. uoanoKe Aims on the piotit, made o tne Associa- i a .open in each of the Drecincts au'u i,. w,,,!,!..,!! worK oi Dotn was enective ana . , , ,,u"'"lc"" .......... at times brilliant. ot baturda-v- October 3, and will double and Bland's single. Pat- ciose aaturaay, uctooer za. terson Mills on Mosher's base on The following are the regis- bajk a couple of singles (Cush- i.. hihitions of baseball over snen on .. "w"a ""' Ston knocked a home i ...u0l 3 a chairman, T. H. Dickens, secre- tl1P Patte.Non Mills, two runs lary- were scored, Snotherly and Dan- The Board appointed the regi- iei on a ,vam (Snotherlv hit by .nd strars ma ua3 01 p'pct'on tor njtcher) two singles and a dou- walk. Lancaster went to lirst teams. The balance of the fund, on Cushing's error, advancing alter all expenses are paid and Woodall to second. Woodall the .Vnces at the League Grounds scored on 'league's error, a pass,- strengthened and braced, was ed ball, and Lancaster reached ordered deposited in the Savings second on Kelly's errer. Bland Departments of the First Nation singled and scored Lancaster. al Bank and the Rosemary Bank- In the seventh frame, John- ing & Trust Company until the run. For beginning of next season. summer. Mrs. II. K. Ima, H. C, i home of her Matthews. Matthews of Nor i here visiting in the father Mr. J. E. Miss Edith Matthews who has is been visiting her sister Mrs. Walter Lidd at Warrenton, N. C, returned home last week. Mr. W. E. Byrne, who for the past year has been connected tion. Stockholnors can withdraw from the Association and get A large crowd of eager specta- i . ii -l tnvj and an t U n ii a atir rnntora hack the money tney nave pain "' - , j f olpctions an. 10 i 1 ... ,. , . . u atclipd the irame and shouted juages 01 eieuions ap- mg and Snotherly) and two pass in at any tune, after first giving wotuieu tne game ana snouieu j t , T) fi . . , ,i... n;, , .u,-0 "ntia and veiled with delight at the po"'.eU: , . , , fcdCh ed balls. . o "aa '"-'. - precinct being that ot t ie regis ...... . -.i i . munv tii-ntte an,f c.QrMinif n ore 1 & oi tneir mtencion to v.uuuraw. j , Any fitockholder who owns a in which the game abounded, lot and wishes to build a house. , Nature not only smiled upon the may Association to the uar value of his shares, paving therefor six ' beautiful and the diamond in cent interest and the debt is wriggled his body into the shape There will be no "champion ship cup" as the League by be coming a semi-professional league violated the restrictions laid down by the Spaulding Com pany, who were to present the cup to the winning team. Business Changes Name Board Company, at Buffalo, N. Class of the y. While here Mr. Byrne made Rosemary Baptist Church met Wednesday night with Miss Pat tie Cawthorne. The meeting was well attended and was thor oughly enioyed by all. Mrs. Cay and Miss Lucille Ramsay, who have been the guests of Mrs. Charlena Hart t'nr the nast lew da vs. have re turned to their homes in New-; Phoebus, a., many friends who regret his de parture, and wish him much suc cess at his new home. Having been sole owner of the business known as that of Webb & Jones, Roanoke Rapids, N. T i' . . n i The ninth and tenth linnings - "m 1 ca,ne 10 noanoKe trar, the other two being the were unproductive of runs. In I licls, N (... but never having eleventh Roanoke Mills won ZiJ, ftS ., nrU nt,i,ii,.in,TUi of iiNiiiMiiiH. i.. i . vipnuna, thB (jrame and tne pennant, tn ihw nmam nf annnmi.m,rtn .orrow money tr.nn the va,u, u v ... . Vj n s T ...... " .t , ,, ... . ! ;"r.u: "'-i 7 i" .. i- l. . 1... wv... . u. . i i , i r ti nil n t- 1 c r m i i if- vii in noa Butterwood A. E. Carter; A. and Witherington fanned Sar- iVotn this date he conducted S. Glasgow, J. E. Rue. acelie next at bat. knuc;ed his; '"he "amc ot' B- S- Webb. Conocanara-N. Fitzpatrick; J. second home run, scoring John-: A. Dickens, McD. King. t0n. ! Fnfield .1 V. Pmvprs- A Mat. t.. .i I Mane Jordan thews, S. Pierson. Faucetts J. B. Dickens; M. P. it, for the weather wa3 absolute- main office of the Beaver cancelled when the shares mature of a cork screw, twisted his legs A Building and Loan Associa- a Kta11 position, smneu and tossed a wonderful curve ti.in is a iireat help toward build ing up a community. An As- uver the Pate- socialiou of this kin Miss Mary Field Person who visited Mrs. .1. !. Butts, the past week returned this week to her home in Jarratts, Va. Miss Addie Belle damnum, of It was a regular lvi lomr old time round the hay stack ball , ' ,' . , ,. nas ion, Crawley, C. B. Bnckell been needed here and we hope " ,v luu" l"c and predict that the Roanoke the assembled gum chewers and Rapids Building and Loan As- peanut eaters. But not in vain sociation will have a successful did the Roanoke Mills boys strike at the passing horsehide but hit it squareiy in the nose but where ever the sphere went, there was W. B. and prosperous future. has accepted a Many People Follow Agricultural always a Patterson Mills man : position with the Rosemary Mfg. Co. nort News, Va. Miss Winifred and Mrs. Beck- with left today for the mountains. The Evening Star Council of Miss Beckwith will go from there the Junior Order of America to the Petersburg"i' ernale College. : presented a flag and Bible to i the Margaretsville school Wed- A delightful picnic and Brans-i wick stew tool; place on Mr. W. F. Horner's "river farm" on last Wednesday afternoon. A large nesdav. IMPORTANT NOTICE - All votes t.i be counted in our PIANO Occupations In North Carolina Washington, D. C. Sept 3 There are 9-li',!S:19 persons in North Carolina that work for a living and GL!,:!ii;, of them are employed upon the farm, accord ing to a report which has just Halifax E. N. Sater; Drewry, (1. T. Shearin. Kehukee Charles Davenport; D. S. Bradley. Littleton W. F. Harvey; H. P. Robinson. J. L. Johnston. Palmyra C. A. Harrison; Ce cil Andrews, C. H. Robertson. Roseneath W. C. Allshrook; ston. The features of the game were the heavy hitting of Saracene, Johnston, Woodall and Klein for Roanoke Mills and Snotherly, Cushing and Teague for the Pat terson Mills. Mosher's fielding was especially worthy of men tion, as was also that of Sar acene and Hayes Died on Monday morning at eleven o'clock, Marie Jordan, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Jordan, at their home in Rosemary. The little girl was three years old and had only been sick a short while. The inter- For more detailed" information l,u'nt ,ook I'1" on Monday after- line-up is given below: there with the goods. The ..ii inAet fiv tun i n v, i n rr j ii.qj iir , , , . .. , ' J. M. Downing, R. L. Bradlev and tuck and at times almost p , p ., ,r ,, heartbreaking. Each player, Roanoke Rapids W. S. Hock- Dan- playing as if the result of the,. , ' ' ., , i . nek European ar uepeuueu upon Scotland Neck G. Lamb; L. Staton, W. H. Josey. Weldon D. E. Stainback; N. Green. Census lihieaii. Of the nersons crowd attende I, motoring up and CONTEST must be in not later afej in aricult.iral pursuits, spending tne aitenoon. u. i,. than 9 o clock p.m. Wednesday ,i.uinU- Hayes', W. D. Tillery's, C. A. Oct. 7th. Messers. A. E. Akers, Wyehe's. G. B. Crews', Dr. E. Walter Cherry and E. H. Ricks H. Adkins', Dr. R. R. Beckwith's ! will act as judges and count all and W. F. Horner's cars carry- votes from now on. One of the ing the crowd. j judges will lie in our store each Mrs. W. S. Hancock and little ! Wednesday night from 8 to 9 son are visiung relatives ai, Roanoke Mijls: Klein, If Witherington. ob Saracene, cf Woodall, c Lancaster; 2b Bland, p R. Barnes, rf S. Barnes, lb Johnston, ss Totals, AB R ti 0 i noon. Owing to the nature of the illness, membranous croup, a C' w.nih f I,, 4... ..t .1..:.J 1'iouij'i niiniin.'iiL an auviacu. Littleton this week. the bulk of tlie.n are farm opera tors and fatni laborers. The farm operalois number 241.14-1, and 22 i, 884 are men and l,"J,2dO are women. There are ,':r.ti,VAr), farm lab orers in the State and 208,0,"4 are males and 143,741 females. There are Hi) dairy farmers in the Slate and they employ 34U laborers and lii foremen 6 5 2 4 2 5 1 5 h 4 (I 4 (I ;2 42 V AB R 5 1 0 () Mr. and Mrs. Jordan have many friends in : the community who sympathize greatly with them in their bereavement. 1 It t) I) 1 1 11 5i H El l oi Get your friends to help you by paving their accounts before Oct. Mrs. J. W. House and little :ytn 1914. -Hancock-House Co. daughter are visiting in Thelma. i Adv. It. W. S. Hancock spent Sunday i in Littleton. ! We will handle School Books Urclir.a Commercial Schools number of cowboys am again this season but we will And Business Colleges herders in this State is 6V. have to ask you to pay cash for! In the entire United States same when bought, as we can: Washington, D. C. A report there are VI, MO. 270 persons over not afford to charge them. And j issued today by the Federal 10 years of a.re and tW,U'i.3.'W, no books willbe'sold on approval, j Bureau of Education shows that or ftf per cent of this number are Hancock-House Co. Adv It. there are six commercial schools engaged in gainful occupations. Miss Sarah Marks of Winston land business colleges in North Of the gainfully occupied 12,ii50 Salem is spending a few days''"1 The 10R5 enrollment 2ld, or per cent are engaged with Mr. and Mrs. B. Marks. ' i was 078 pupils. It is estimated agriculture. There are 5.8bi. T ,, ., ! that more than half this number tarm operators in the nation Rev. Jessie Bla ock and family ;are now p, ,uvoJ jn NorthCaro. and they employ 5,975,000 labor have returned from a visit to ; Una bu;sin0S:. institutions. e". Mr. Blalocks people ,n the. In llw t,nlire nali(m thoro are western part ot the State. ;r,i8 business colleges and com- "Is the man who works with Mrs. A. B. White of Greens- jmercial schools and they accomo- his hands or the one who-works 1 0 1 9 him. But alas! The Patterson Mills that had played so brilliant- ... 1 ir ii"u cji7fi'l ii'it-Vi Q fiaifiil " ii rt been issued by the United States " ,ca""' .c A. Inge, L oi ittiiiej cue. unoweii men niiiinnpnf to snatch fmm them and to win from Roanoke Rapids School Will Open Monday, Sept I4th patterson Mills: team the coveted pennant offered Daniel, c by the Association. All first grade children at Rose- Hayes, If Along about the seventh inning mary who were not promoted to Teague, 3b the clouds begun to hang heavily the second grade and those en- Barnes, p over Roanoke Mills, no star tering school for the first time Zollicott'er, lb seem-to peepout to give them any will go to Rosemary at 9 c'clock Mosher, cf hope, when suddenly aery comes A.M. All Rosemary children Cushing, ss from the crowd, "Johnson at wlio have cards promoting them Kelly, ob the bat!" Put it over the fence to the second grade will go to Snotherly, i f old boy! Then with much grace the room over the Patterson Store Totals i i i . i .. i . i , , . ..... There are also oO persons in the anu commence, ne auanceo 10 iomiuii,v, Earned Kims: uoanoue Mills State who principal source of in- the plate,and took his stand but All other children from Roa- 4, Patterson Mills, 1. First on come is from stock raising. The the W0,M,er f,'0,n tlw l'ee I,ee 1K)ke Rapids, Patterson Village Balls: Off Bland, 2; Off Barnes, sheep league, thinking suen an ovation and rcosemary will go to tne old 5, Eeft on Bases, Roanoke would not do, buried a marvel- school building. stills, 10; Patterson Mills, 7. ous drop at the noble Johnson All parents who possibly can Two Base Hits: Teague, Wood but his m.inkey business was no are especiaUy urged to put their all, Klein. Home Runs: Sara good. With confidence in him- children in school On the first day cene, 2, Johnston, 1. Struck self and an eye on winning and keep them there. If you 0ut by; Blind, 12; Barnes, 7. the pennant for his team and a expect them to get a full pay en- Hit by pitcher: S. Barnes, Snoth- determinatiou to do or die, he velope (to do the work ) they can erly. lands it far, far over the garden not lose time. walls and comes home the hero of the occasion so far. But Pat terson Mills undaunted by courage and saying we will not suffer defeat, rallies, a terrible battle ensues, they tie the score and until the Mrs. Butts Entertains Respectfully. A. E. Akers, Supt. Welch. 1 Mrs. Joseph Grizzard Butts 'entertained in honor of her house guests, Miss Mary Feild Person, of Jarratts, Va., and Miss Susan Pryor Feild, of Hert ford N. C, on last Thursday evening from 8:30 to 12. Invitation-, were sent out for a "Gar den Party" but on account of the bad weather, it turned into a "Rook Party." The gentleman's prk'.e was won by Mr. Robert Hayes while Miss Susan Feild scored the highest for the ladies. At a late hour, delightful re freshments were served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. George Lewis Hayes, Mrs. Win. E. Froelich, and little Meade F.verard Feild, of West Point, Va. Among the guests were the following-; Misses Mary Feild Person, Susan Feild, Meade Field. Viri'iniM Rnrt f'lmrlpna Time: 2:45. Umpire: Mr. Hart Imi't. c,innol, Evelyn Dlilon-llilton Boyd, Mabel Boyd, Winifred j Beclavith, Mabel McMurray, and Lucille Ramsay. Messrs. Robt. Hayes. Robt. Dickens, Monroe Willis - "Highflier had a Mr, John Dillon and Miss Jenkins, Emmett Matthews, Jos. narrow escape when he wrecked Eunice Hilton, of Wilmington, Gooch, Geo. Carmichael, J. U. that bank." ' were quietly married at the home L0ftin, W, C. Bass, Ermon Ed- Gillis "Yes. If he had swip- U1 "V. 1 h. ,n Ivu;' ,IUU mondson, Julian Johnston. Frank boro is visiting at the home of date 100,557 students annually, with his head the harder worker?' e'eenm inning tne nerce uaiue ej ony a C0Upie 0f thousand less The ceremony was performed ,Toynor irom Weldon, Mr. and her brother, Capt. J. M. McMur-1 This is an average annual attend- "Don't ask me. I use a type- wonders. He shot his arm out in it would hava been larceny in- by Magistrate S. M. Thompson, j Mrs. George, Lewis Hayes, and ray. ance of ?60 pupils per school. j writer. "-Cleveland Plain Dealer Continued on Page Four stead of financiering. "-Puck, of Rosemary. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Froelich. 1 A.