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St i Volume VIL-Number H H ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C, DECEMBER 9, 1921 X ' - Subscription $2.00 a Year in Advance ROANOKE RAPIDS PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS Miss Orie Moseley spent sever al days here in the home of Mrs. J. F. Vincent this week, "t- t: Miss Ethel Leatherwood is spending several days , out of town. -s a .';"- Miss Luna Jiissiter spent the week-end in Norfolk. ; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peck were kisitors here this v ek. . j : ? Miss Violet Williams of Hen person, is spending -.some - time here. - . ,V;'.- Miss Josephine Tillery spent he week-end here in " the home bf Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Tillery. Miss Ruby . Williams spent he week-end in Rocky Mount with relatives. w ' , Mr. C. E. Matthews, Jr., spent few days in Richmond this Week. s . : v''." ,. " Mrs.. J. T. Chase is visiting datives in Philadelphia and altimore.v", ; . Mrs. A. W. Francis, of Peters- urg, spent several 'days here is week . visiting Miss Alice ockaday. . Miss Dora Journagin left Mon- ay for her home in Dunn, N. C. Dr. Job Taylor spent several ays ' in Northern Cities this keek. ' . Miss Fannie Marks spent the Veek-end here with her parents. Mrs. C. L Grimmer arid chil- ren returned this week from an xtended " visit to relatives in Connecticut , Mias Edna Phillips, of Hope ille.'is spending some time in ne home of Mrs. Kennemur. Miss Margaret Dixon left this eek for Greensboro, N. C. There will be a regular meet jig of the High ' School Parent feacher's Association, Monday f ternoon at four o'clock h the unior Senior High School build PS- V- Mr. J. W. House, of Wilson, pent a short while here this peek. ' :':',' Mrs. C. N. Weeeler has re aimed from Atlanta, Ga., where )he has been visiting relatives. RECORDER'S COURT Girl Scouts Distribute Flower NF.WS ITF.MSl ' to Sick and Invalids On Wednesday, the 23rd. the Fw Cuei Mar Pctce and Dignity of scouts of t the Goldenrod Troop Town, CUckeu and Liquor Pre met at the Junior-Senior High I School to distribute flowers to the sick' people at the hospital and at home.', The troop left the school in double file, about 2:30 P. M. Everybody seemed so glad I to see uS that we wished we had had a truck full of flowers to "dominate. ,t WITH THE CHURCHES SOME TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS Catherine Hines. 9 A GIRL SCOUT very Resolutions of Sympathy Whereas' it has pleased the iternal God, the ruler , of the iniverire the giver of "all good hftsr and graces," to remove iroro . bur midst Mrs.' C, H peight, the wife of Sovereign Z. H. Speight we bow in most Vumble submission to the will of lim that doeth all things well. Therefore be it resolved. That Poplar Springs Camp No. 335 W. 0. W, in session at its a . - r - egular meeting, do extend to. Sovereign' C.'H. Speight, and amily our most heart felt ympathy in the,, loss of heir wife, and mother. ' She was an honored Christian and a vine theresnectand confidence if all who, knew her, and we Relieve the community at large mourns with us the passing of his good woman.- ' , ; W e commend them to Him hat doeth all things well. - Resolved, that a copy of these olutions be spread upon the mutes . and one sent to the amily and one sent to the iearld for publication. : :- Committee. ; :4 W. C. Bowers Chairman J. T. Killebrew a v W R. Curtis.' : , " Rev. L N. Taylor Represents N. C. Diocese : Rev, Lewis N. Taylor left last Sundayfor Chicago where he is attending the Social Service Con ference of the Episcopal church 'of the United States in session there, v -. Mr. Taylor was fleeted to re present the Diocese of North Carolina at a meeting held in Savannah, , Ga., ' several weeks ago, and is one of the twelve delegates in the United States who-constituCe this conference. " J. R. Burt, charged with ob taining goods under false pre tences frbnVX R. MohflMHas lve away- allowed i'tdfiflv fr the eooda. After distributing the flowers, amnntinr' tn 7i RnA ih nsffl Patrol Leaders; : Corrine Marks irt 'thre-fCriO. discharged, ?nd Rosalee Corbitt tok us on a Onoinr noid a fino n1 S 00 onA HlUch indeed. costs. .. ueorge Hale, jr., .driving an automobile while under the in fluence of liquor,s. forfeited the bond set for his 'preliminary hearing, but has since returned and will be tried to-day. Robert Vincent, charged with operating an automobile in a reckless manner, paid a fine of $2.50 and costs. ' Charlie Pierce paid a fine of f 2.- 50 and costs lor allowing chickens to run' at large in the town. - Sam Turner donated a dollar and costs for riding a bicycle on the sidewalk. S v V: ' Frank Newsonv drunk and disorderly, was fined $10.00 and costs. Robert Joyner, charged with j being drunk and disorderly, an old friend of His Honor's court. paid 25.00 and costs. - Sam Butler allowed his chick ens to run at large against the statute made and ' provided and paid a fine of $2.50 and, costs. A Girl Scout is loyal, brave and true, And just as pure as the morning dew-, . : il-' She does not tell untrAths at all, But helps you up if ,'yia stumble and fall, into some bad She's always' courteous ; to , rich andopr, ,"f ' 'M' , And not in your fajce she closes the door, 'i But opens it wideto let you in, If you are growing old and thin. She's just as thrifty as can he, And always nice, neat, and clean, And at her work she' gaily sings, tne does not quarrel about a thing, j . No matter the sadness that comes into her heart, , From her gladness does not part Rosa Lee Corbitt j All Saints Church ' '. (EpiKopal) ' Rer. Lewii N. Taylor, Rector Mri. Kitherliw Webtttr, Puiik Worker ': RouoIm Avenue ir you ana your cnnaren are not members of any thurch or .Sunday School, All Saints' Church invites you to make All Saints' your church home. , 7:30 A. M. Holy Communion. , 9:45 Church Schopl,; T. , W. Mullen, Supt. ' '"."'"' ; Adult Bible Classes. Morning service at 11. Night service at 7:30. .; , ' Next .Sunday is the Third Sunday in Advent, .s THE CHURCH THAT MAKES YOU WELCOME. Presbyterian Church Rev. Stanley White, Paitor ' Mix Lacy Criip, Orginiit. Mr. J. H. Harriioa, S. S. Supt. -. MEN'S CLASS TO BE ENTERTAINED Friday night Dec. 16th the Men's Class of the Presbyterian scout songs .'. Sung to the tune: There'll be a Hot Time in therOld Town To- night. ' ,:,'."! ' " See oh! see the Girl Scouts fall in line, Sunday School every Sunday morning at iu o'clock tor one hour. '. . . 1 , Keguiar preaching services Sunday at 11 A.M. and 7:30P.M. Junior C. E. 3:00 P. M, " Christian Endeavor 6:45" P. M. , Prayer Meeting on Wednes day?. All who have the dime savers for the church debt are urged to bring them in. Book Week Announcement The grammar grades on Mon day will sell sandwiches and pea nuts on the school grounds dur Ing recess and lunch hour. ,' On Wednesday, December the 14th, there 'will be held in the school buildings at Rosemary and in the Central' building at Roa noke Rapids a story hour for the WerTots begininng at 3:30. Children below the age of ; nfae are Invited. , ' ' TWO CONTESTS During book week there will be two contests one between1 the grammar grades and one be tween -the high school grades. In each contest thaV grade that shows the best arsge for each pupil will receiveiF prize. The rules for tlje conteaffye; , , 1. Ask yourtfneMiior, do nations of bookbc money; ; 2. One dollar will count, as a CRIMINAL DOCKET ENDS TUESDAY OAK TROOP The Oak Troop Girl Scouts held their first 1 regular meeting on Monday night, November the 21st. At this meeting the troop was organized into patrols with the following girls as patrolPalmer- G. H. Palmer. Church of Roanoke Rapids t will They tie knots and don't they be given a Turkey dinner by the it fine. ladies of the church . at which And when the day is done, time several -members of the And all the tests are won, famous "Wesleymen" will be There'll be a hot time in Camp present. The "Wesleymen" of Norfolk is a class with 1400 men on their roll, it is well organized and is doing a wonderful work, Pine Cone Troop goes Hike to Weldon an Sam tonight. (Repeat) By Evelyn Welch. Sung to the tune: Good-night Ladies. Good-night, Scouts! Good-night, Scouts! Good-night, Scouts we re going to leave you now. Merrily we hike along, hike along On last Wednesday -at noon merrily weniKeawng, niKeaiong, tha r.ii ennta nt tm Pino r.nnalO'er the dusty road. Villi UWUM VI Vtl V A lliV VWilV I ' trnonseirprl thflnnnnrfnnirvtncrn Farewell,' Scouts! Farewell, vrt,w. WH...vtf "OTI , , on fl hike. Under the leadership Yr- 6C0UI81 of I.ieutenant Bvrd and Leader We're going to leave you now. ----- - - i i-- -I I . Tav,,- varra Wo inff D.v,ni Merrny we nine aiong, nine at 11 :40 A. M. We reached the 'on2. Merrily we hike along, hike came in. We hade our teachets. - alnSt who were going off. goodby with 'er the dusty road tears in our eyec (?), for we do Sweet? dreams, Scouts! Sweet not like holiJavs fOueer is it dreams.- Scouts! Sweet not?). While we were there we dreams; Scouts. ate our lunch, which we had Wefre going to leave you now, carried with us Then we 'start. Merrily we dream along, dream ed on our joyful journey. . .along, We Htnnned at a little house on Merrily we dream along, dream the side of the road to get water. along, Here we saw two very attractive Aboujt the dusty road children who gave us some water, out of It ' coconut shelL We cer- tainiy enjoyea it. We reached Weldon about 1:30 A. M. The girl scouts stayed on the sidewalk while Miss Blakely, a guest, and Miss Byrd bought provisions for our supper, with the money each.1 girl gave. We took our food and By Leola Vaughn. Enforcing Prohibition Laws Last week Deputy Collector L E. Wood, of Kelford, and She. riff H.' L. Joyner, of North ampton i went up into . Gaston township with search' warrants started and found twelve gallons of corn out to find a place to camp, liauor in the homes of N. A. In- After much such searching we gram and L. W. Rook five gal- found an attractive place, oh the Ions in one home and seven in bank of the river, at the bacic oi the 'other. .These men .were the . hatchery. ,' Each girl was taken before W. H." Joyner, given instructions concerning justice or the reace, and 1 bound fire making. Then a part of the over to the next term" of North semophore code was taught to us ampton Superior Court in bonds by Lieutenant Byrd. V of $500 each. A citizen of ; Gas- Last but not least our ((upper, ton township wrote the officers You can talk about good things that they could find liquor irf pos- to eat, but we had the best that session of 'the above named has ever been spread on a camp- parties. Later Sheriff Joyner ing ground. We roasted wenies arrested Jack Norwood of the and marshmallows, until we did same township on a charge of not want anySnore. ; : ' ' V selling liquor. At a hearing. be- About 6:20 we started for fore Justice W. IL Joyner, of borne. The girls were tired but Garysburg, Norwood ; was re happy; '. - v ' .;.v-r.' quired to give bond,In the sum We all are ready for another of $500 for his appearance at bike any time. . ; v Superior Court. Roanoke Cho- Scribe Thelma Mills, wan Times.' " . , 'V' 1 ' .' : leaders Ruby Taylor, Bessie Day and Josephine Murray. This troop is under the leadership of Captain Coble, Director Keyser Tung and 1st Lieutenant Iva Mo seley: The name selected was the Oak Troop. - This name is symbolic of the strength and sturdiness with which these girls hav'6 taken hold of their work'.i ' As a Week was too long to wait for the next meeting, Lieu tenant Moseley and eight girls went on a hike, Saturday after noon, November the 26th.- They found a quiet spot in the office yard of the Old Mill. Here they sat down and soon were busily engaged learning" the require ments for the Tenderfoot Test On Wednesday night, Nov- meber the 30th, the Oak Troop held their second meeting. The 'opening exercises con sisting, of falling in, counting off, inspection,; The Pledge 6f Allegiatce.'tThe Scout Promise, salute, and the Scout Laws were learned. ' This was followed by a business meeting,, during which many topics were discussed. Isabel Conn, was elected troop scribe, and Ethel Bishop, troop treasurer. A. lesson was then given in. knot tying. At the close ' of . the meeting exam inations were held. All of the girls present passed . off nearly the entire Tenderfoot exanina mi!.' .' ii. ..' ;'.Ai uon. inis is ramer an unusual occurence, as it takes ariYordi nary troop at least four or - Six weeks to even begin ; theit;, 35. ' animations. : jee F; ' Mne 6 clock seemed to come all too soon. The Oak Troop wanted to stay on and on -quite unlike the other troops which are all very eager to leave at the end of three-quarters of an hour. Girl Scout Troop Meetings are held on Wednesday afternoons, from 8:00-5:00 P. M., and on Wednesday nights from 7:00-9:00 pm,- , . .;. .The public ' is invited to at tend these meetings whenever possible.' - . . book. '''..' t- 3,' The grade that shbWs the best average will receiveVizo. 4. Books will be received in the High School Library. ' Ihe following is a suggestive list: ; . .... . v ' This list is not a complete one, In order that the list might be useful it was limited to books we actually need and for which there has been a call. -The purpose of the list is to suggest. If you have a book which you have enjoyed and would liks to pass on, let us have it. Or if some book has meant a great deal to you and you would like to put it in the library, we will be delighted to order it for you. "The Roanoke Rapids s ' ' High School Library. November Term of Halifax Superior Court Has Record Breaking Docket. Little Time Left for Civil Caiei. : NO CAPITAL CONVICTIONS SECURED 1. "v. BIOGRAPHY Life of Alice Freeman needed. To save spaces t he old fertecognized books of fiction are not listed in many, cases," . Peculiar Earth ftumblitic. ; X The nelKliborlmod of Mii;k!ua, Co nectlout,' useU . to Je celobratod for ttlitprrnnemp. nounds ; known , as "Mooilu nola8." , Sometimes eight or ten reports, like the. firing of small rms, were heard la' 5 minutes, nnd again thei noise was Ilk rnnilonndlng or thunder. . Slight earthquakes were probably the cause. , ' 2. Bismarck-Headlam. 3. Cavour-Martinengo Ces- aresco. 4. Gladstone James Brice. 5. Hamilton Henry Cabot Lodge. 6. Andrew Jackson Brown. 7. Thomas Jefferson H. C. Merwin. 8. Story of My Life - Helen Keller. 9. Robert E. Lee - W. P. Trent. 10. Short life of Abraham Linclon - Nicolay. ' 11. Napoleon - Robert South- ey. 12. . Florence Nightingale - L. E. Richards. 13. Military Career of Na- poleon-M. B. Gibbs. 14. Lloyd George -The man and His Work F. Dilnot 15, Joan of Arc - Kate E. Carpenter. v 16. Life of Robert E. Lee fori Boys and Girls-J. G. de R. Hsr ilton. . 17. Caesar - Fronde. 18. Buffalo Bill - Col. Williarr F,Cody. . :r 19. Foek ' Laughlin. 20. O. Henry . Alfonso C. Smith. ' .'21. Little Journeys Homes of American Statjn Elbert Hubbard. t22. Famous American States men -Bolton. 1 23' . Masters of Music -Chapin. 24. Leading American Sol diers Johnston. On the Trail of Grant and T. Hill. 26. Famous Leaders of In. 3ustry - Wildman. ; ; ' : . ; VFICTION ... rfalifax" county Superior Court broke what is probably a record for the county when it finished its criminal docket on late Tues day afternoon. There were few cases of any great , interest or importance, the time of the court' being taken" up with large number' of minor 'and unimportant cases which could have been disposed of as efficiently and much more economically, if the law had per mitted, by the inferior courts. ' ' Cases disposed of since those given in last week's issue are as follows: - . ' ! Lucius Coley, selling whiskey, six months oh the county roads. Wesley Williams, selling whis key, six months on the county roads.. John Thomasr larceny and re ceiving, eighteen. months on the county roads. ' Arthur Bunn, larceny and receiving, eighteen months on the county roads. Reuben Vincent, and others, gambling, judgment suspended. M. W. Crocker, transporting whiskey, $150.00 fine and costs, K. M.. Martin, transporting whiskey, judgment suspended upon payment of costs. A. L. Cawthorne, transporting whiskey, $150.00 fine and costs. Bill Jackson, selling whiskev, six months on the county roads. Walter Lee, ' gambling, 15.00 fine and costs, Howard Clay, selling whiskey, six months on the county roads. Felix Alston, assault and bat- tery, judgment suspended upon the payment of costs. Philip Davis, larceny and re ceiving, four months on the coun ty roads. Tom Eaton, and others, affray, judgment suspended upon pay ment of costs. DaVe Williams, selling whis key, eighteen months on the county roads. E. A. Denham, carrying con cealed weapons, six months on the county aoads. Charlie Wilson, larceny and receivihg, six months in the State's prison. ROSEMARY PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS Home Economics Qepartment at Home to Ladies of the CommunityNext Thursday Afternoon. sinree 0 ciock It., ihe Standard fiction is ' always 1. Last of tlie Mohicans -Cooper. ; ". 2. Freckles - Porter. ' K 3. Jane Eyre Bronte. 4. Dog of Flanders - Louise de la Rene. 1 - ' 5. Quo Vadis - Henryk Sienki ewicz. " - ,6. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle. 1 7. Scarlet Letter Haw thorne. 1 8; -To ; Have and To Hold 1 Johnston.'; ; ,. - (Continued on back page) Next Thursday afternoon at Misses Coble and ibling and the girls of the 'lie Economics Department I give a reception to their hers and other ladies of the munity in ' the department .ns on the third floor of the . unior-Senior High School build ing. An effort will be made to ex plain and demonstrate the. work which is being . done. A short program will be rendered by the girls. ' Miss Edith Thomas, State Supervisor of Home Eco nomics, will be present. . A cor dial invitation is being extended to all ladies of the coinnunity. v Mr. Herbert Brantley has ac cepted a position with the Williams-Clark Furniture Company here. - Mr. H. H. King spent some tima out of town. Mrs. Boone, of Jackson, was a visitor here Thursday. , , Mr. McCoy, of Baltimore, spent Thursday, here. Mr., .-Will Wilcox, 'of Halifax, was a visitor in Rosemary Thurs-, day.- 5" ' y ' , Mrs. C. B. Skipper is spend ing some time in Lumberton wjp relatives. ' 'Mr. and Mrs. C, M. Lance left forieir new home in Faison, N. OThursday, . , ); Mr., nd Mrs. Norman HatVison and family arrived this afternoon to. take iiip ' his charg iirV the Kosemary Methodist church,vsuc. ceeding Ray.'C, M. LanceN ' Mr. J. L. Patterson, mond, was a' visitor day. . .' . v ..' w' Mr.'J." T. Stainbach : returned' Saturday from: a several days visit to Richmond. Mr. William Manning has re turned from a visit of several days in New York. " Ti.e Men's Class of. the Pres byterian Church of Roanoke Rapids shipped this week to the "Wesleymen" class of Norfolk, Virginia 259 pieces of clothing to help relieve the suffering among the poor of that city. . ; cnurcnsuc- LancevJ ; . n:; of Rjcli- ; here -Ttres- Y Interesting Contest at Citizens Bank The Citizens Bank and Trust Company, 'of Rosemary, has put on a rather unique guessing con-t test for the benefit of the people v of this section. They have filled a half gallon fruit jar with mon ey, money ranging from the low ly penny to the more mighty V twenty dollar note, and are of fering three prizes to those enter ing the contest ', There is between one hundred and five hundred dollars in the jar and the three prizes will be given to those guessing nearest the actual amount in the ' jar. The first prize. is $10.00; the sec' ond,. $5.00 and the third, $2.50. ' The contest will close ''about January first and the'prizes ..will be awarded the winners at that time. . . There is a Letter in the Post Office for you if you have not bought your Tubercu- , losis Christmas Seals. - j from fche Professor Milam Here Again Professor Robt L Milam, of At lanta Ga. 13 to teach ' here agaim His studio is located at J. L, Cobb's residence near High School building for' the conveni ence of both Roanpke Rapids and Rosemary. Those desiring instruc tions jn piano and voice should see him at once. He will be here several months. Mrt . Milam is . well known as an f evangelistic sinf er and choir director. ' , ' : U-L . - Life ( I Sei It. It's touKh to Mint to War and bav no wIdk. Louisville Oui'Ier-JuaMial. Notice is received headquarters of the North Caro lina Tuberculosis Association that 37,000 letters containing . 100 Christmas Seals each will be mailed to as many homes in North Carolina today. Accom panying the Seals is a letter re- questing the recipient toi'pur-' chase the number of Seals sent ; at one cent each in order that the fight against tubercuIojifr may be waged again next jear, These letters are seat" olY to ' towns and communities irf which the association hasVnoylocal chairman, and. the ..receipts re- ceived from this source cohstitute' the main support :of f he State Association, as in towns where a chairman has charge of the work 75 per cent'of the receipts " are retained in that community for local ' tuberculosis work. i With the funds,' received from ; the mail sale letters the Associa-. tiort expects to enlarge' the clinic work; which, in the opinion 4 of ; the Board of Directors, is one ot the most important phases of the"?' . tuberculosis : . campaign, , .This ' :l service meansthat the cases of tV -berculosia will be found arly, whilthey are in a curable stage! : ; and will mean the savinir of manv ' tlives and ,the - nrevention ' of additional sources - of - infection. Anyone not receiving a simnlw of Seals -throutfh the recular channels and wishing to aid in ; " the work may order Seals direct . from the North Carolina Tuber culosis Association. Sanatorium. North Carolina. - 1 .1 V 1 iii 11m null ifjw tt'nii 1 ii