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t .ft (V 0 ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C, AUGUST 12, 1921 Subscription $2.00 a Year in Advance Wume VIII.-Number 65 mm AND I i LOCAL ITEMS i Mr. J. R. Sykes, of JNortolk, fent Sunday in Rosemary. Mr. E. S. Tillery, of Raleigh, nt the week-end here. ' Mr. and Mrs. Jas. G. McEach- ii, Miss JNancy MCCiBcnern. ssrs. Jas. R. Frank and Billie Eachern, of Concord, 'were liters' in town Saturday. Mr. L, H. Chess'on, of Hender- spent Monday in Rosemary. Mrs. J. E. Dobbin is spending week at Oceah View. Rev. andMrs.Chas. M. Lance turned Friday night from an ended stay in New York City. Mr. T. M. Dodson, of .Rich- nd, spent Monday and Tues- hore. heriff House, of Thelma, nt Tuesday in town. :hief H. E. Dobbins spent Sun- ( in Conway and Milwaukee. Ir. and Mrs. Ed. Owens are nding the week in Spartan- g and vicinity. Mr. J. E. Dobbins, spent Fri- in Lawrenceville, Va. Rev. Dr. W. R. Cullom, of the ulty of Wake Forest College,' ached atthe Baptist Church hday night. Mr. W. S. Ivey returned Wed (day night from a . visit in itland Neck and Tarboro. Jr. H. H. Smith, of Norfolk, ;a a visitor in town Monday. Ar. and Mrs. EHis H. Joyner Ve returned from a visit to , Joyner's parents in Green- ....:.., Mr. 'John 'L Patterson, of hmond,vwa3 here Tuesday. Mr. R. E. Satterwhije, of Hen aon,' spent Tueiflay in town, legsrs. Cooper Grizzard and Went Read are" on a camping hnear Palmer Springs', . Va. Ir. G. D. Smith went to Law Vceville,' Va., Friday, lias Elis'e Bradley, of Stancell, 'sin town saturoay aiternoon. lr. W. P. Williams, of Peters fg, was here Tuesday. Rev. A. G. Carter is holding a Jtet fun ng at Quankey Baptist rch this week. He is assist- by Rev. J. D. Larkin, of Dunn. Mrs. Frank L Nash and lighter have :' returned from a jit in Lumberton. Mr. E. Falkner, of Henderson, is in Rosemary Tuesday. Misd Annie Medlin leaves for a brt visit to Baltimore today. lr. T. W. Mullen spent the ek with his parents in Peters If he handsome . residence of r. Fred Peck haa been purchas by Mr. W. T. .Councill and 1 be occupied by Mr. and Mrs. mncill and family in the near ture. The vestry 'of. All Saints' Ipiscopal) Church will meet thMr. T. W. Mullen ; tonight eight o'clock. A full atten dee is most earnestly requested, Mr. G. tt. Edwards, of Nor- Ik, spent Tuesday in town. Dr. R. P. Beckwith has retum i from a fishing trip near Jcracoke Inlet. Mr. J. E. Copeland, of Jacksoti, as a visitor in Rosemary Tues- Mr. W. BvHolt and daughters, iases Mertyl; FJorine, and ary Nellie, returned Wednes day night from Buffalo Springs, Messrs. L, G... P. A. and Ro Jind Shell sptent Friday in Law Jenceville, Va Mr. W. L. Aston, of Tillery, I i . m.. . 1 VH8 in WWII lUVi, Mrs. Virginia Dromgoole, of Valentine, Va., was in Rosemary aturday. , " v Mr. R. P. Taylor, of Oxford, pent Wednesday in town. Mr. L .E. Cealey, of Richer was here Monday , and W r s. Geo. Gregg ret XuMay from a ten-days SEMARY PERSONAL relatt mn Burlineton. FRATERNAL NOTES I. 0. 0. F. Carolina Lodge No. 225 I. 0. 0. F. held their regular meeting Monday night, in W. 0- W. Hall Rosemary. Received one appli cation and transacted their regu lar routine business. ; Bro. C. 0. Byrd, Noble Grand of this Loilge, was called to Rocky Mount last Thursday to a conference of Noble Grands call ed by the 6th Dist. Supervisor, Bra. W. E.. Barbour, of Enter prise, Lodge No. 44, of Wilson. There is a great interest arous ed in the attendance contest all over the state and this Lodge had a larger per' cent of their members in attendance last meeting than Edgecombe Lodge of Tarboro had, so that shows that our members are behind this contest and expect to stay behind until it closes. Rev. C. W. Riggs will deliver a lecture on the impressive first degree next Monday night at 8 o'clock, and every member of this lodge is especially urged to be present, and all Odd Fellows of .this community whether they are members of this lodge or. not will miss something if they don't hear Bro. Rirgs lecture. NEGRO SHOT AND INSTANTLY KILLED Walter Ward, a well known col ored farmer, was shot and in stantly killed near his home three miles of Enfield at about ten- thirty Monday night, and Robert Bell, a son-in-law of Ward's, ,is being held charged with the crime, ward was Pt a store a short distance from his house talking with a party of other col ored men vhen he was shot at close range, with a shot-gun. The shot was fired . through a window in the side of the build ing. The autnorities were im mediately notified and Bell was arrested. Coroner ftowe, held the inquest Tuesday morning and evidence sufficient to hold Bell was brought out at the hear ing and he- was committed to jail without bail to await the next term of Halifax Criminal Court which convenes Monday. August 15th. Enfield Progress. POLARINES AGAIN WIN i FROM ROSEMARY In a came featured by errors of the home team the Polarine Baseball Club defeated, the locals fourteen to two on the Rosemary diamond Saturday afternoon. The visitors made a total of eighteen hits, two of them home runs. Keeton. ot the Roanoke RaDids-Rosemarv team also hit the ball for four bases. Bost, of thepolarines put the ball over the fence for the second time this season and on this occasion placed it over Dobbin's Theatre sign, winning the ten dollar re ward. He is the first player to receive the reward. Score by innings: RHE Polarinea 004 112 033 -14 18 0 R. R.-R. 000 200 000.: 2 8 7 Many 8 Juh tnsta . , Jliil Tuiiklnm Miyi now iiml . then a man gt'tH glorlnimly Kated ' in . the Hull of Fame, who liail difficulty dur lng his life In paying room rent row for a visit with friends in Asheville. - Mr. Tom Baird, of" Northamp ton County, was a visitor in town yesterday. Mr H. E. Dobbins went to Raleigh on a business trip Wed nesday.' ' ' Mr. D.ivid Traynhatn is visit ing relatives in' Christianburg, Va. . ' Master Lee Wheeden is spend ing the balance of his vacation with his father. ' Mr. and Mrs. E.L Stephenson, Rocky Mount, and Lieut. H. s eden, of Baltimore, t the, week-end with ' s. Lee Wheeden at WITH THE CHURCHES All Snots' Church ' (Epiicopil) Rev. Lewii N. Taylor, Rector Rotnoki Annua I AM CALLING YOU I am the best friend of mankind. To the man who prizes sanity, peacefulness, pure-minded. ness, social standing and longevity I am a neccessity. I am hung ' about with sweet memories memories of brides memories of mothers -memories of boys ari'd girls memories of the aged as they grope their way down the shadows. I am decked with loving tears -crowned by loving hands and ' hearts. v In the minds of the greatest m e on earth, I find a, constant dwelling place. I live in the lives of the young and in the dreams of the old. I safeguard man through all his paths-from the first hour life's sun slants upon his foot prints until the purple gathers in the west and the darkness 'falls.. I lift up the fallen. I strengthen the weak. I help the distressed. I show mercy, bestow kindness and offer a friendly hand to the man in fine linen and the man in homespun. I am the essence of good fellow ' ship, friendliness and love. , I give gifts that gold cannot buy, nor kings take away. They are given freely to all that ask. I hrinir back the freshness of life, the eagerness, the spirit of youth which feels that itlias something to live for ahead. I meet you with outstretched arm9 and with songs of gladness. Some time-some day- some hour- in the near or far future, you will yearn for the touch of my friendly hand. I am your comforter and best friend. I am calling you! 1 I AM THE CHURCH Next Sunday is the Twelth Sunday, after Trinity. Services: 7:30 A. M. Holy Communion. 9:45, Church School, T. Mullen, Supt. Morning service at 11. Night Service at 8. All Saints' invites YOU. W. Presbyterian Church Rev. Stanley White, Pastor MiiiMwiuet McUod, Pittn'i Auiitul Mr. Slaui, Orfuitt Mr. J. H. Hamwn, S. S. Supt. The session will meet in the Sunday School Primary Room on Sunday morning before the ser vice to meet any who desire to join the church by profession of faith, by letter or by reamrma tion of faith. The meetinz and its meaning will be reviewed at the morning service also. The will be a meeting of the men of the church at the close of the service. All men are urged to be present. METHODIST CHURCH Rev. L B. Jones. Pastor Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. W. V. Woodruff, Supt. Preaching by the Pastor at 11 A.M. anJ8 P. M. You are invited to these ser vices. Rosemary Methodist Church Rev. C. M. Lance, Pastor Preaching at Rosemary 11 M. and 8 P.M. .Sunday School 10 A. M. A., Stowe, Supt , . A. E. Preaching at New Hope 3:30 p. m. Smiths' revival services will begin Monday, Aug. 15th, at 8 P. M. ' Services each day following at3:30"and8 P, M. . -Rev.'S. E. Merser, of Durham, will assist the pastor. AH are TRAEF1C REGULATIONS CAUSE MOST ARRESTS Local Officers Watching Motorists for Infractions of Traffic Rules. L. M. Strickland Faces Halifax Jury for Alleged Wife Beating. ALL "HOME MADE" LEGAL WINE NOT The weekly log of Recorder Clark's court reveals cases the majority of which involved only minor infractions of the law The local officers seem to have turned their attention again to violations of traffic ordinances, nine offen ders in this particular making donations of from one to ten dol lars under the Recorder's in structions during the week. L. M. Strickland, tried for beating his wife on Thursday night plead not guilty and was corroborated by the testimony, of his wife. Policeman Bishop who was summoned to the house by neighbors upon the request of one of Mr. Strickland's children, and upon his arrival found Mr3. Strickland bleeding frrm the mouth and with torn and dis hevelled clothing. The arrest took place about eleven-thirty at night and the neighborhood had been aroused along the whole block on wf) ich the Strickland menege is located. "Tell it to the Judge" said the Recorder, and as Strickland couldn't provide a hune'red dollar bond, he went, to Halifax jail to await the August term of court. L. L. Barnes, a son-in-law of Strickland, was tried for driving an automobile while under the influence of liquor. The evidence not being sufficient to convict un der this charge, he was fined ten dollars ard costs for reckless driving. D. H. Pope and W. F. Hux. each charged with having - failed to report a contagious disease a3 required by law were discharged upon payment of costs. David Perry, colored, carrying concealed weapons, was sent on to Halifax jail in default of a one hundred and fifty dollar bond. Seabrook Jones, violation of traffic ordinance, one dollar and costs. H. H. King, speeding, one dollar and costs. Nelson Brown, speeding, dollar and costs. John Ingram, speeding, one one dollar and costs. Mort White, speeding, one dol lar and costs. Grant Boone, colored, driving auto truck without license, one dollar and costs. Joe Pearce. speeding, one dol lar and costs. M. R. Wood, operating auto mobile for hire without a license, ten dollars and costs. Fred Welch, Paul Harris, Rob ert Daughtry, Julian Glover, con ducting a watermelon rind battle on the streets, discharged upon payment of costs. B. B. 'Higgins charged with having more than three gallons of wine in his possession, stated that h1 was innocent of any in tention to violate the prohibition law and had made the wine un der the impression that it . was not-illegal. His honor explained that wine could be legally made onlv from products grown upon the maker 'sjswn land, and dis charged Mr. Higgins upon pay ment of costs, directing the local officers to Dour out the evidence upon the ground. . Essie Lee Pridgen After a short illness of bron chial pneumonia little Essie Lee Prideen. the fourteen months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C, S. Pridgen, died at the home of her parents last Sunday after noon. " -The funeral services were con ducted by Rev.- Williams, the Christian pastor f rorn Enfield and interment was made in Ce darwoo'd Cemetery Monday after VULTARE-STANCELL NEWS Mrs. J. C. Davis and daughter, Miss Lottie Grante, of Newbern, N. C, arrived Friday to spend sometime visiting Mrs. Davis' parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Clements. Mr. Robert Cieaton left Thurs day to visit friends in Ivor, Va. Miss Ellie Squire, of Charlotte, N. C. arrived baturday to visit in the home of her parents, Mr, and Mrs; J. C. Squire. Miss Josie Vincent, of Norfolk, is spending her vacation with her mother, Mrs. Ida Vin cent. Mr. Bruce Reid, of Emporia, was the guest of Miss Jdsie Vin cent Saturday evening. Mr. J. A. Shaw and family' spent a few hours in the home of Mr. Tom Shaw Sunday afternoon. During the absence of Mr. Robert Cieaton, Rubin Wrenn is taking his place as clerk in Ham ill &Shaws' store. Miss Elise Bradley took her guests to Roanoke Rapids Mon day night to attend the "movies" Business seems very dull around this community since Camp fyfg. Co. closed down. We hope they will soon begin work again. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Vincent left Tuesday to visit Mrs. Vin cenc's mother, Mrs. Bettie Pru den, in Seaboard. Miss Mae Braswell, of Emporia, is visiting this week in the home of her aunt, Mrs. J. T. Wrenn. Friends of Mr. "Cap" Rainey were shocked Saturday night to hear of his death. He died a the home of hi3 relative Mr. Frank Rainey. His sudden death was caused by heart trouble. He will be missed by his many frionds. HUGGINS-WILLIAMS The following announcement of interest has been received; Mr.', and Mrs. R. K. W illiams announce the marriage of their daughter Gurtha to Mr. James Massabeau Muggins on Saturday, August the sixth nineteen hundred and twenty-one Lexington, (North Carolina At Home after August the tenth Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Mr. and Mrs. Huggins will live on Hamilton Street next door to Mr. E. B. Glover. The bride is well known here. She was a member of the faculty of the Rosemary School last ses sion. Mr Huggins is with the Han cock-Jackson Company. Roanoke Avenue " Residence Entered The residence of D. L. Trayn- ham, Jr., on uoanoKe Avenue, which had been closed for sever al days due to the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Traynham. was broken into this week and ran sacked from top to bottom. En try was effected by the breaking out of ' a window light and screen and raising the window catch. An inspection of the house by friends indicated that it must have been entered twice, one of the marauders evidently being a small boy, as a chair had been moved near the mantelpiece in one, of the rooms to aid the visitor to inspect the mantel, & dusty footprint being left in the chair. The same procedure had evidently been adopted in the bath room for the inspection of linen cupboards. Drawers were left open with their contents scattered over th floor, faucets were left open' in the bath .room and one of the lights was left on. How much if any property is missing can not be ascertained until the return of Mr. and Mrs. Traynham from western Virginia where they are spending a vaca POWELLTOWN ITEMS Misses Grady Snipes and Mollier Cobb spent the week in Bracey, Va. Mr. j B. Lowell, of Rocky Mount, spent the week-end in town with friends, Mr, Robert Medlin, of Oak City, spent the week-end in town with friends and relatives. Miss Nellie Williams and Mary Medlin spent Sunday at Quankee Church. Mrs. Sam Saddler has returned home after spending some time with her mother in Virginia. Mr. James Crutchfield is spend ing his vacation out of town, Miss Blanche Moseley has re turned to her home in Littleton after spending some time with Miss Mucey Gray. Misses Helen Powell, Ruth and Viola Glover, left Tuesday for Panacea Springs where they will remain for a few days to join Miss Ethel Leatherwood and the club girls of Halifax county on a camping trip. The revival will begin at Smith's church Monday, Aug. 15. Only two services will be held each day one in the after noon and one at night. Rev. Charles Lance will be assisted during the meeting. Everybody is cordially invited to attend the services. Miss Mucey Gray left Saturday for Littleton and Elams N. C. where she will spend her vaca tion. t. . Mr. Alvin Lyles, of Aurelian Springs, spent the week-end with friends and relatives. We are glad to know that Mrs. J. E. Tickle is able to be home from the Hospital again. Mr. Charlie Glasgow spent the week-end with Miss Pattie Ca thorn. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Williams spent Sunday at Hawkins Chapel. Mr. Dewey Spence, of Aurel ian Springs, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Shearin. Mr. Willie Pearson has return ed after an extended visit to friends and relatives in Wil mington, N. C. Mr. Major Morris, of Rocky Maunt, spent soma time this week in town. Mr. Jessie Garner and mother, of Weldon, spent the week-end with friends and relatives. Mrs. E. J. Bobbitt and son, Robert, of Greensboro, are visit ing Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Glover. Miss Julia Griffin has returned home after spending some time at Gold Point. - We are very glad to know that Mr. L. A. Hudson is able to be up again alter having been ill for several months. Misses Pattie Cawthorn and Hetty Hockaday and Mr. Charlie Glasgow spent Sunday at Haw kins Chapel. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Boseman, Mr. and Mrs. Currant and Mrs. Ann Russell, of Weldon, spent Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Medlin. Miss Susie Medlin and Mr. J, B. Powell motored to Hawkins Chapel Sunday. Misses Maggie and Clara Bird song and Messrs. Thomas Medlin and Jim Summerell spent Sun day at Quankee Church. On last Friday evening at 8 o'clock a large group of beys and girls met in the home of Misses Lottie and Mattie Hudson to go on a hay ride given by Messrs. Lewis Griffith and Gus Vincent. Watermelons were served about 10 o'clock on New Hope school yard. Every one as they left the wagon declared they had thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The meeting will begin at Gum Chape! Sunday, Aug. 14, Rev. Vest officiating. Everybody is cordially invited to attend. Mrs. Barnes has returned to her home after an extended visit to her daughter in FranHinton, N. C. ' .'U, Mrs. Lucy Morris, of Littleton, is visiting her brother, Mr. C. ROANOKE RAPIDS PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Bain have returned to their home in Greens boro after spenidng some time in the"home of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Bain. Miss Louise Aiken, of Greens boro, spent last week with Miss Florence Bain. Mr. Bruce Tillery spent dun-, day in Henderson with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Garthright, of Portsmouth, have returned here to make their home. Misses Fannie and Annie Tay lor are visiting friends in Rich mond. Miss Ruth Kook is visiting re latives at Pleasant Hill. Miss Kate Valentine is spend ing some time here in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Van White. Miss Myrtle Bain left Wednes day for Greensboro to spend some time visiting relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grimmer and daughter, Mattie, and Miss Alice Hockaday are spending this week at Ocean View. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Sykes, of Greensboro, spent Tuesday here. Mr. W. T. H. Brantley has returned from Chapel Hill. Mrs. J. W. House and daugh ter, Virginia, of Wilson, spent a few days' here this week. Misses Cammie and Otelia Vaughan left today for Norfolk to visit friends. Messrs. W. S. Hancock and Jim Ingram spent Wednesday afternoon in Rocky Mount. Miss Mamie Powell has return ed to her home in Petersburg after spending some time here with Miss Bernice Peele. Mr. Peter Norwood is spend ing some time out of town. . Miss Maude Wilkinson has re turned from Virginia Beach. Miss Sula Williams spent the week-end in Rocky Mount with relatives. Mrs. W. R. Simpson is spend ing some time here in the home of Dr. and Mrs. J. Frank West. Mr. Ewell Go wen has returned from Chapel Hill. . Mrs. L., B. Jones and children have returned from Tarboro where they have been .visiting relatives for some time. Dr. Job Taylor is spending several days in Chicago and Cleveland this week. Mr. S. F. Patterson left this week for Atlantic City. Mr. William Towe spent several days here this week with rela tives. Miss Rosa Pearson is visiting in Franklin, Va., this week. Mr. Kyle Matthews, Deputy Sheriff of Harnett County, was here Monday on business. Miss Bessie Reynolds is visit ing relatives in Rockingham and Charlotte. Misses Virginia Ferguson, or Richmond, and Grace May, of Littleton, spent a few days here this week in the home of Mrs. Job Taylor. Mr. Howerton Gowen spent Monday in Halifax. Mr. Ned Manning is spending some time in the home of M, and Mrs. C. A. Wyche. Miss Susie Humphreys is visit ing her parents in Beckley, W. Va. Miss Carrie Lee Edmondson, of Tarboro, is visiting Miss Mildred Taylor. Miss Mildred ' Taylor has re turned from an extended visit to relatives in Tarboro. . t Misses Mary, Nellie and Flo rine Holt have returned from Buffalo Springs. MARLIN-MIDGET Mr. Eulas Marlin and" Miss Eva Midget, of Rosemary, were married in Emporia, Va., on July 31st, Rev. B. C. Candler, officiating. Miss Kttie Byrd leaves cordially invited. ' i noon. tion. , JBirdsong.