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Volume VIII. Number 6 )! (rtflU ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C, APRIL 29, 1921 Subscription $2.00 a Year in Advance L AND LOCAL ITEMS Mr. W. A. Maste'rman, of Char- l6tte, was in Rosemary Wednes day. Mr. W. M. Brown, of Summer- ville, Ga., was here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Turner, of Cleveland, Ohio. .We're' In' town Wednesday. Mr, J. E. Carrigan, of Burling- ton, spent Tuesday in town. ' Mr. W. Shropsher, of Summer- wile, Ga., was in town this week. Messrs. W. F..v JoyfiefY 'A. C. KiOllicoffer and A. L. Taylor went o Chapel Hill Monday. , Mr. W. A. Kennedt, of Char- otte, spent Tuesday in town. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Butts, of Ialifax, visited friends in Rose mary Monday. Mr. J. Prank Duncan, of 'ortsmouth, was in town , Tues- Archdeacon N. C. Duncan, - of laleigh, spent Sunday night in own. "'' " Mt. A. J. Thompson, of Phila elphia, was here Wednesday. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. PYedTeck regret their re moval from our community to reensboro. They left for their ew home yesterday. Dr. and Rrs. C. J. Crank are occupying le Peck redence. . V ,C.E. Crymes, of Norfolk, ao in town -Wednesday. Mrs. F. L. Muller.is spending everal days in Norfolk Va. Mr. J. H. Newsome, of Lit- eton, was in town Tuesday. The "Capt" T. E. Davis leaves hmurrow lor Walnut Cove, here he-will make his' future ome. He has been a member of le Rosemary Community for even years, associated with the atterson Mills Co. During this me he has made, a host of riends who regret his departure. e returns to his old home to en- pge in farming. Mr. H. E. Green, of Rocky ount, was in town this week. Mr. H. L. Baird, of Roanoke, ' a., spent ednesday .here. . . Mr. F. W. FerreC .of Graham' as in town Monday. Mr. W. N. Kirkland, of Nor- l)lk spent Monday here. -' Mr. 0. P. Ropp, of Columbia, C, spent the week-end in tosemary. Mr. Bob Johnson, of Spartan- brg, S. C, was the guest of his ster, Miss Nancy Johnson yes- rday. ; . . Mr. A. L. Barnes, of Suffolk, as in town Monday. Mr. Thos. C. Randall, of Bos- bn, wa3 lr. Rosemary Monday. Mr. A. F. Black, . of Norfolk, as here Wednesday. v The Second Circle of All Saints' Jhurch was entertained by Miss lorence Bingham last night. Mr. J. E. Cox is in Winston- alem to attend the funeral of a blative. 1 V FRATERNAL NOTES Carolina Lodge No. 2251. 0. 0. '. at its regular meeting Monday ight, April 18, 1921, lrt W. W. Hall, Rosemary, N. C. Bro. C. 0. Byrd was elected representative to the Cth istrict leeting ia Wllsorl on May, the ,3th.. The degree team conferred he iniatory degree and some f ;he Bros, complimented the team in their good work, others said hey had been a member of this bdge for seven .-years ' and .'.the egree work : was better now han they ever saw it Thecandi- ate after he was initiated made brief speech stating how deep h he was impressed by the splen- id work of the degree team, here was a very large attend- fnce and one visitor. The anni ersary collection for the orphan home was $50.00. The officers kre anxious for a large , attend ance of members like there was present Mdii'day felght, ; bo' come but every meeting brethern also traitors as our meetiflgs are pot o long and are very interesting. ROSEMARY PERSONAL POWELLTOWN ITEMS "Under Blue Skies," a two and 4 half hour' play, will be pre sented by the South Rosemary Dramatic Club at the South Rosemary school house on Thurs day evening, May 5, at 8:30 o'clock. "Under Blue Skies," has an interesting' plot,, :as Well as many characters, both lovable and ludicrous. It. brings smiles, tears and thrills. Cast of Characters . Clare Joyce, village majdcn, Evelyn Brown. Edith.. Warren, an heiressNellie Williams. ' Mrs. Weber, Oscar's mother, Mamie Leeper.. Sara,, a housekeeper, Nita Andrews. Elsie, a mis chievous child, Viola G'over. Minnie, a young lady, Mattie Hudson. Sophie, young lady, Rath Glover. Tillie, "young lady, Helen Powell. Mrs. Holt, a neighbor, Sallie Parsons. Bruce McCullock, a city man, Clarence Fulgham. Dick Warren, rich young man, Robert Medlin. Oscar Weber, country swain, Jesse Bojeman. -Old John, the gardener, E. R. Hawkins. Heine, a sleepy boy, Robert Merritt. David Joyce and Williams, Edward Rhea. The proceeds of the play will be given to Smith's Church for the purpose! of painting the ben ches'. t ' ' South Rosemary High School debated Halifax School at South Rosemary last Friday evening. South Rosemary, won,, but lost to Darlington on the same evening. Miss Burwell Patterson jia's been suffering with the influenza this week.. South Rosemary young folks enjoyed a moonlight hav ride last Friday evening. Mr, Tom Cook has moved from South Rogernary tq ; the Weldon brick yard. Mrs.. W. R. Crawley. and her daughter, Hope,: visited Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Pearson last week. Married - Mr. Rufus Rainey of South Rosemary, to Miss Mary Fox. ' '', Mrs. J. R. Patterson, of Little ton .has . been spending some time-with her daughter, Burwell. The High School gave a picnic in honor of South Rosemary's de baters 'on last Friday ' afternoon. The picnickers were carried to Old Gaston in a 'truck where they fished until just time to eat a delicious lunch and reach home before dark. Sunday School at Smith's next Sunday at 2 o'clock. Preaching at 3. - The Lord's Supper Will be given at that time. ' . Don't forget "Under Bhie Skies. ' It is a good play and a good cause, . , ' Mrs. R, M.' Hudson; of Hen derson, was the guest of Mrs. R. E. Merritt he day recently.. BECOMING TO MATRONS The fine art of dressing up to one's age demands dignified, brilliant and beautiful lints for OiWille life. Matrons wear such lovely and fluttering, itits of millinery as the hat at the top of the group above With bruld crown and niallnes brim In brown. A wreath of metnlllc silk roScs Interspersed with I grasses .livens t,w.i,tb. rich color. The. hat qt the left is a' favorite shape with up-rolling brim and a soft crown of silk braid. ' " ' On Rab'n for 'Golf. " A, cont'dei'aMe amount ci golf Is played' principally for 'the reason that Dome women think their husbands look well In knickerbockers. Championship Game Satur day. Roanoke Rapids vs . Wilson on Central School Grounds, j. The local high school baseball team will play the high school team from Wilson on the Central School grounds Saturday .after noon at 3:30. This is the first game of the Eastern champion ship aeries,. and upon the out come will depend the future of the Roanoke Rapids team. If the local team wins they will be entitled to play the strong Red Oak team here next Tuesday af ternoon. Other teams contest ing for' the championship are New Bern, Kinston, Wilmington, Burgaw, Durham, Raleigh, Cary, Clayton, Sanford, Raeford, Dur ham, Chapel Hill, Fayetteville, Elizabeth City, and Edenton. As soon as a team sustains a defeat it is eliminated from further par ticipation in the series. The local team plays Seaboard this afternoon on the grounds of the latter. So far . the .season has been very successtul, a ma jority of the games havfng been won. Carl Nissen Found Dead in Mis Bed at Waughtown .vWinston-Salem, April 27.- Carl. Nissen, .youngest son of the late Frank Nissen, for many years a successful wagon manu facturer, in Waughtown, was found dead in his bed this morn ing at his father's old home place in Waughtown, aged about 30. Besides his wife and two children, he is survived by two brothers and three sisteis. Mr..Nissen, was a brother-in-law of. Mr. J. E. Cox, of Rose- j mary, and has visited him num erous times. During these vis its Mr. Nissen made many friends in the community who will regret to learn of his death. Probably No Electric Power Sunday Notice is hereby given to all electric power consumers, that all power will be discontinued between the hours of 6 A. M. and 6 P. M. next Sunday, May 1, 1921. This is made "necessary by im portant work at the central sta tion'plant and the installation of lightning arrestors on the trans mission lines. If it should rain May 1, 1921, this notice will ap ply to the following Sunday. s' By J. T. Chase, . Manager 1921 WILL This slogan is being adopted by sales organizations and merchants all ovej the country, and the fighters are win ning. If your business is not what you think it should be, join in the fight to bring back normal times. You have got to interest people in your merchandise, you cannot personally interview them individually economically. You must get them interested in your merchandise by advertising. How Should You Advertise? . . . We, will be glad to discuss this with you. We do not claim to be experts but we 'do pcobably sludy local conditions and methods a little more than our merchants. tym aid is proving beneficial to several ot our customers. Wont You Join the Fighters? . Service Department Herald Publishing Company Roanoke Rapids, N. C. WITH THE CHURCHES All Saints Church . (Episcopal) Rev. Lewis N.Taylor, Rector Riuiioke Avenue Mill Mary Duke, Parish Visitor ' Everybody knows that a healthy body requires food and exercise, that a healthy mind requires thought and training. Everybody ought to know that a healthy soul cannot remain healthy if it is starved and neg lected. How is your health? All Saint's Church invites you next Sunday. Sunday is St. Philip and St. James' Day. Services: 11 A. M. Holy Communion and sermon. 9:45 Church School, T. W.Mul- len, Supt. Night service at 7:45. Thursday May 5th is Ascen sion Day, Holy Communion 10 A. M. Presbyterian Church Rev. Stanley White, Pastor Mr. Stanaft, Organist Mr. J. H. Harrison, S. S. Supt, Sunday School 10:00 A. M. Morning Service 11:00 A. Christian Endeavor 7:15 P M. M. Evening service 8:00 P. M. Prayer Meeting on Wednes day 8:00 P. M. Choir practice on Wednesday evening, The subject of the sermon on Sunday evening will be "Interior Decoration." CARD OF THANKS Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Clark wish to assure those who expressed their sympathy to them in many ways, duripg their recent bere avement, of their very sincere appreciation of their acts and the kind thoughts which prompted them, to Mrs. Shell in the ar rangement of the music, to Miss Hayes, Miss Hart and to the chil dren who sang, to the ministers, who officiated, and to all the neighbors and friends for their flowers, and for the several ways in which they expressed their sympathy. NOTE OF THANKS I desire to express my earnest thanks to my friends and the public, and especially the ex soldiers and the Loyal Order of Moose for their assistance in the interment of my husband, who died in action on the battle fields in1 France. Mrs. Bertha Andrews REWARD THE DEMOCRATS NOMINATE MAYOR AND COMMISSIONERS At Primary Held in Central School Au ditorium Wednesday Night. Present Board and Mayor Renominated. The Democratic Primary of the town of Roanoke Rapids was held in the central school audi torium Wednesday night. The meeting was called to order by A. L. Clark, Chairman of the Democratic Executive Commit tee. Prof. A. E. Akers was elected permanent chairman and Mr. R. L. Towe, secretary. The present Mayor and Board of Commissioners were re-nomina ted as follows: For Mayor, Dr. T. W. M. Long; commissioners, L. 0. Anderson, M. D. Collier, Louis Grimmer, S. F. Patterson, and Wells D. Tillery. The executive committee was appointed as follows: A. L. Clark, chairman; A. E. Akers, W. C. Allsbrook, and J. F. Welch. JESSE MAX CLARK The funeral service of Jesse Max Clark, seven years old son, of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Clark, of Rosemary, who died last Wed nesday afternoon, was held from the residence of his parents Friday afternoon at three o'clock, Rev. Messrs. Carter, White and Taylor, officiating. The. Sunbeam Society of the Baptist Church, of which he was a member, and children from the Rosemary school rendered some very ap propriate songs. The pallbearers were several boy friends Masters Harvey and Howard Speight, Harvey Gregg, Garland Hum phrey, Gilbert Brown and Lewis Johnson. Franklin Floyd Pernell Franklin Floyd Pernell, the in fant son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. S. Pernell died at the home of its parents in Pattersontown Tues day morning at seven-thirty af ter a brief illness. The funeral service was held at the home Wednesday afternoon at half af ter three and interment was made in Cedarwood Cemetery, Rev. Mr. Taylor, officiating. International Courtesy. Foreign vessels entprlnu United States ports tiro obliged to display only the Aug of the country to which they belong. It la customnry, how ever, fur steamers to curry the Unit ed Stntes flng nt the forepenk when entering United States ports, but this la merely a matter of Internntlonul courtesy and la not compulsory. FIGHTERS GARNER SCHOOL ITEMS Messrs. W. E. Andleton and Joe Whitley, of Enfield, spent Sunday in the home of Mr. A. W. Garner. Miss Nancy Belle Stainback, of Roanoke Rapids, spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. T. A, Cooper, last week. Miss Katie Collier spent the week-end in her home near Au- relian Springs. Mr, James Rawlings entertain ed a number of his friends Fri day, the occasion being his 10th birthday. Games were played and delightful refreshments were served. All who were present had a delightful good time. Miss Violet Williams, of Wel don, spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Barbara Williams. Commencement at Garner's School Wednesday, evening, May 4, o clock. The public is cordially invited. Program Song Vacation Time. The Merry Maids Club, 6 girls 1 boy. Left March Drill, 12 boys. Deaf Grandma, 3 girls, 1 boy. Seeing Maw Off, 4 girls, 4 boys. Flower Drill, 12 girls. The Mischievous Nigger, 2 girls, 4 boys. Good Night Song, 8 girls. Halifax County Pageant Weldon Next Week at Halifax County will have a chance to forget the hard times and get back into the old time spirit of confidence and good cheer when the crowds come into Weldon for the big pageant on the afternoon on May 6th. The subject of the pageant will be the history of Halifax County, the scenes being designed to show the history of the County from early Indian days, through the period of the pioneer settlers, the Revolution, the civil war life, on down to the present. Our heroic forefathers wrought out the Halifax County of today by manfully facing the difficult problems of their day. Shall we fall short of courage, energy, and good cheer? It is hoped that Halifax County citizens will in terest themselves in aiding the matter of publicity, inviting their neighbor friends to come to Wel don for this occasion. Let's all meet together and renew our spirits by living over again great epochs in the history of our County. NEAT SLIP-ON SWEATER Interest still centers on sweaters and sweater coats for everybody wears them. These garments of wool or silk are closely or loosely knitted according to the degree of warmth re quired of them. Tie-on and slip-on models that set snugly to the figure rival the smart loose-hanging sweater coats and everything appears to be provided with a knitted glrdlo or sash. The pretty model pictured reveals the trend towsrd neat effects. WMt Point Instruction. The course of instruction at West Point Is largely mathematical and pro fessional. ' The principal subjects taught are mathematics, English, French, drawing, drill regulations of alt arms of the service, natural and experimental philosophy, chemistry, chemical physics, mineralogy, geology, electricity, history, International, con stitutional and military law, Spanish, Civil and military engineering, art and science of war and ordnance and gun-ery. m 1 ROANOKE RAWDS PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS Messrs. Bruce Tillery and Frank .Hobson, of Wake Forsst, spent the week-end here with friends and relatives. Miss Cammie Vaughan is spending a few days in Nor-' folk with friends. Mrs. J. M, Jackson is visiting relatives in Washington, N. C. Mr,s. C. E, Murray has return ed after spending some time with her husband in South Bos ton, Va. Mesdames D. B. Overcash and E. G. Cray and Mr. Marvin Bray, of Charlotte, are visiting in the home of Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Jones. Miss Alma Coleman, of Raleigh, spent the week-end here with her sister Miss Alice Coleman. Messrs. C. F. Fllis and Cleo phus Bray spent the week-end in Oxford. Mr. G. R. Garner spent the week-end in Raleigh. Miss Mary Washburn spent the week-end in Raleigh. Mrs. J. M. Rice has returned from Raleigh where she has been spending some time with her daughter. Lloyd Faison spent the week end in Seaboard with relatives. Miss Myrtle Faison spent Sun day in Garysburg. Mr. S. S. Spivey and son, of Seaboard, and Mr. Geo. Tolbert, of Richmond, spent a few hours here Tuesday. Miss Myrtle Faison spent a few days in Seaboard this week with relatives. Mrs. Hudson, of Richmond, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Thomas. Miss 'Dora Journagin spent Sunday at Dunn, N. C. Misses Ellen Fields and Chris tine McCarty spent Sunday in Rocky Mount. Miss Norine Cranwell has re turned from Massey Business College, Richmond, and accepted a position with the First National Bank. Mrs B. Marks spent several days in New York this week buying summer goods. Mr. Abe Norinsky and Sammy Marks spent Wednesday in Ox ford. . Mr. and Mrs. W. P.' Vaughan and family spent Sunday in Petersburg with relatives. Mrs. Neil McRae, of Littleton, is spending a lew days here with relatives. Miss Ruby Coltee R. N., of Richmond, is spending some time here. Mrs. C. A. Wyche, and son Francis, and Misses Workman, Irvin, Robinson, Harry and Bation, spent last Saturday in Henderson attending the State Convention of the Baraca and Philathea Sunday School Classes Mr. J. W. Smoot spent week-end in Richmond, Mrs. Smoot, who is therVjf hospital for treatment. f The Second Circle of Ar orgs church will sell home-made vs$. at Taylor-Matthews, DrgSfore, i Y't' Roanoke Rapids and Taylor's Drug Store and Rosemary ' Drug Co., Rosemary. . .r The. Ladies Auxiliary of the Presbyterian Church will meet next Tuesday -i evening at 3:00 o'clock at the home of Miss Shaw on Jackson Street Many of our townsmen enjoy ed an old fashion rock muddle at Mason's Landing on the Roanoke last evening. Mr. W. J. Long was the genial host. W. O. W. To Unveil Monument , The local camp of , the Wood men of the World will on Sunday May 1st 1921 unveil the monu ment of Charlie , Vincent, at Stancel, N. C. All members are requested to be at the hall promptly at one o'clock, V. M. 'J. R. 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