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Roanoke Rapids herald. [volume] (Roanoke Rapids, N.C.) 1914-192?, April 15, 1921, Image 5

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Frequently Your Doctor Calls for
An Ice Bag or a Hot
Water Bottle
Have you got them handy? If not
you should be prepared.
Our flock of Rubber Goods is complete and
of the quality that will give . real service.
Some are guaranteed for 2 years.
Bring your prescriptions to us - they will be properly
Roanoke Pharmacy Co.
The Original Prescription Druggists
Roanoke Rapids, N. C.
Roanoke Rapids High School Department
Josei'Iiink Heck -:- Editor-in-Chief
Fannie Markh Graham Society Editor
Cooper (Iuizzaud I'owcll Society Rditor
William Jackson -:- Athletic Editor
Roland Johnson" -:- Cartoonist
Miss JIookh -:- Faculty Advisor
Running Water
in Your Home lBi
A Dayton Electric-driven Water
System will automatically pro
vide water under pressure at
all fixtures the same as city
water supply.
Costs but a few cents a day
to operate.
Can be run from any current
central station cr private plant
Write for literature.
Or better still, come
in and see this splen
did system.
i - ' i
George A. Westbrook
Factory Representative
Rocky Mount, N. C.
The Country Problem
The greatest problem of coun
try life today ia lack of enjoy
ment. We say that the people
on the farms make a great mis
take by leaving their country
homes and going to the towns
and cities, but who can blame
them when even the smaller
communities afford more places
of recreation than the people re
ceive in the country.
in almost every respect lite in
the open country has improved
Gone are the days when the
farmer's wife churned, spun,
wove, dyed, made clothes for a
family of twelve and wound up
in the insane asylum. ,
The day has come when rota
tion of crops, analysis of soils,
scientific war-fare upon pests,
the use of farm machinery, the
adoption of special methods such
as intensive farming, dry farm
ing arid the organization of "co
operatives," and of political par
ties here and there have gained
great advantage.
Yet with these improvements
country life is dull. If men and
women with vision and trained
minds are expected to stay on
the farm they must not only be I
promised prosperity but a jovial,
sociable, merry existence.
In most country communities
the thing people look forward to
with greatest intesest is the little
country church and the time for
the "Big meetings" which usual
ly comes off sometime in July or
August. To these meetings
come people for miles around and
even from the nearby towns
bringing with them great baskets
and boxes of food which they
spread on tables built for that
purpose out under the trees.
This means enjoyment for any
visitor who may be present.
But ir. late years this has been
declining. The people need gen
teel amusements such as play
grounds and motion pictures.
There is now a, considerable
array of books and pamphlets ex
plaining how these places can be
established and how some com
munities have already tried it
Maude Hux, '22
High School Honor Roll
8th grade-Mabel Braswell,
Nellie Crutchfield, 'Harvey
Speight, Fred Vaughan.
9th grade-Hazel Cobb, Eula
Collier, Louise Jackson, Maude
Jones, Josey Moore, Emma Stan-
10th grade-Josephine Hege,
Thelma Mills, Rosa Pearson, Eva
Sadler, Norfleet Vick.
11th grade-Mary Norfleet
Grizzard, William Jackson, Fan
nie Marks, Ruth Mason, Mabel
Wild Violets
A poem written by Mattie
Askew, '24.
Dear little violet
Now it is here,
With its wonderful fragrance
Brings us a cheer.
With its wonderful beauty,
This flower of blue,
In the forests and valleys
Is where it first grew.
This flower is loved
By insects and mankind
Although with its beauty
It is not hard to find.
VV hen it is gone
This (lower so dear
Let us with joy and pride
Greet it next year.
Why we Celebrate Easter
A poem written by Thelma
Bark ley '24.
Do you know why we celebrate
Have Easter egg hunts and all?
Why we think of lillies and rab
bits, And see pictures of Christ on
the wall? ' .
Have you ever heard the story,
Of the Jews that nailed Christ
to the Cross?
Of all the pain he suffered and
So that men on earth would not,
be lost.
They mocked him and pierced
his side with spears,
And gave him a crown of thorns,
And left him on the cross to die,
And he rose on Easter Morn.
They put him in Joseph's tomb,
And left him and went away,
And there he stayed until he
On the dawn of Easter day.
And we celebrate this day with
With lillies pure and white,
When Jesus arose from the dead,
And brought back the world its
About a month ago a Wild
Flower Committee was appoint
ed at the Parent-Teachers meet
ing, consisting of several teach
ers. A table was placed in the
hall and the teachers announced
to the pupils to bring all the
wild flowers they could find to
school. These flowers were
identified by the teachers and
plated on the table for the pupils
to pass by and see. There were
splendid results made immediate
ly, and the flowers were brought
in large numbers. At the pres
ent time there has been fifty-two
different varieties found. On
April the fourth, a wild flower
exhibit was given at the school
building to let the people of the
town see the different varities
that grow near here, at this
meeting a very interesting talk
was given by Miss Coble on
Flowers. Several grades are
taking a special study of flowers
for a while. We are being bene
fited by these flowers and will
continue to bring them to place
on the table. ,
This teaches the pupils to ob
serve nature more closely and to
appreciate the common things
around them. Some of the Eng
lish pupils have been inspired to
such an extent as to write poem3
on flowers.
Rosa Peorson '22
Roanoke Rapids wins from
Littleton in Baseball
When the sun broke through
the clouds Friday, the boys an
nounced the game for the after
noon with Littleton, They
went out, tramped over their op
ponents, and trimmed Littleton
13 to 6 in a nine inning game,
full of pep all the way through.
The home boys showed keen
batting and swamped the oppos
ing pitcher easily.
Fannie Marks '21
High School Museum
The high school is taking steps
toward preserving relics portray
ing the history of Halifax County.
At present they have collected a
number of Indian arrowheads and
one tomahawk, clippings from
old papers, a cornice and some
hand made nails from the John
Paul Jones house in Halifax an
old Physicians lance, a dagger,
confederate money, coins of dif
ferent countries, a flask and a
gun used in the Spanish-American
We desire to get everything we
can portraying the history of our
county past and present and
would appreciate articles of this
kind either as gifts or loans. As
soon as we have more room, ar
ticles will be kept on display,
and we hope to secure glass cases
in which to show them.
Herbs of Unusual Medicinal Merit Used
Effectively in Making Spring Tonics
May Apph
May Apple (Mandrake Podophylum).
an old and successful treatment in Scrofula,
Rheumatism and Chronic Constipation, adls
diredly on the liver, increases the flow of
bile which aids digestion and absorption,
and renders more liquid the contents of the
bowels, does much to prevent the decompo
sition or fermentation of the food in the in
teflinal canal,
Sarsaparilla is an old remedy with a high
reputation for the variovs eruptions and the
rashes of the skin, rheumatism, general de
bility, impure and thin blood. It also adts
upon the kidneys, thereby aiding nature in
removing certain poisonous substances from
the syftem. Employed in Garren's Tonic
as an alterative.
Pipsissewa (Chimaphila Umbrellata) is a
very beneficial Tonic and alterative, highly
recommended in Scrofula, Catarrh of the
Bladder, and in urinary disorders it may be
used as a substitute for Uvaurisa.
Golden Seal
Golden Seal (Hydrastis Canadensis) , a
Tonic for the Stomach, a mild laxative and
antiseptic. Used in all forms of catarrh, es
pecially that of the Stomach, duodenum, gall
duds, bladder, uterus and vagina, in gladelar
swelling, constipation from sluggish liver and
deficiency of other inteslinal secretions. Plays
a very important part in Garren's Tonic and
Female Regulator.
ild Cherry
Wild Cherry Bad allays feverish condi
tion due to congestion and inflammation, es
pecially useful in controlling tickling in the
throat and irritable coughs. Held in high
repute for the treatment of Bronchitis and
Bronchial troubles.
Culvers Root
Culver's Root (Leplandra Virginica), a
mild, but effective Laxative, cholagogic and
Tonic, employed successfully in all hepatic
affections, causing the liver to act with the
necessary energy to throw off all impurities.
Yellow Dock
Yellow Dock (Rumexcrispus) is an al
terative and Tonic. It is a valuable remedy
for the treatment of congested and inflamed
conditions of the lining membranes of the di
gestive tract. Especially recommended for
the treatment of Scarbutic, Cutaueous, Scro
fula and Scirrhous affections. A wonderful
remedy for nervous Dyspepsia and effective
ly used in Garren's Tonic and Blood Purifier.
. Lady Slipper
Lady Slipper (Cypedum Pubescens), a
Tonic nervine and antispasmodic, useful in
chorea, hysteria, nervous headache and in all
cases of nervous irritability and excitability,
used to good advantages in Garren's Tonic
and Blood Purifier and as a nervine.
Yellow Parilla
Yellow Parilla (Momispurmums Cana
dens), an alterative divertic, and diphoretic,
used with great success in Garren's Tonic
and Blood Purifier.
These Are the Herbs Used in Making
Garren's Tonic and Blood Purifier
Sold in Roanoke Rapids by The Roanoke Pharmacy
Low Quarters 1-2 Price
We are closing out the line is the Reason
The Line is Broken up a Bit But
if You Can Get Fitted
You Will Save Money
It's Worth Your Time to Investigate
And while investigating don't forget to ask
to see our slock of
Ready to Wear for
Men, Women and Children
You will find the style quality and price
Plenty of it!
Effective April 1 the following price schedule will maintain
100 lbs. at a time .75
75 lbs. at a time .60
50 lbs. at a time .40
40 lbs. at a time .35
10 to 30 lbs. at a time .01 per lb.
1-2 block at a time 1.00
1 to 5 blocks at a time 1.75 per block
With 10c Discount
Tickets bought in advance 6. blocks or over at a time 1.50 per block
The above are cash prices. All ice and tickets charged will be 5 higher
When bought in block quantities and cut by us add 1 0c per block.
Take Advantage of the
Cash Price and Ticket System
By doing this you eliminate the expense of a bookkeeper, the proba
bility of errors, the expense of collection, etc. and save 5 per cent al
so, as this charge will be made when purchases are charged.
Roanoke Ice & Fuel Co.
By S. M. Thompson, Prest.

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