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f Mr. W. B. Ford, of Lynchburg,
7a., spent Monday in Rosemary.
, Mr. L. E. Furbush, of Roa-
e, Va., was in town Monday.
Mrs. Thomas Harrison, of
Ittleton, is the guest of Mrs. B.
Mr. H. L Coble, of Pleasant
len, was a visitor in town
Miss Lucille Carton, spent the
ttk-end with relatives in Rich-
Mr. R. M. Knox, of Statesville.
is in Rosemary Wednesday.
V tK)Uta. J. FredZachary, of Bre-
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R. D.
yjnklni. Mrs.
Zachary is
Jeasantly remembered as Miss
.Wilis Thomas, a former member
I the faculty of the Rosemary
X Dr. W. B. Reynolds, of Olean,
h X., is spending the week in
Mr, .William Manning, left
WS week for New York City.
h', Mr. T. M. Dobson, of Rich-
juud, was in town Tuesday.
2 A A,Valentine Party will be held
; a the South Rosemary, School
' migni at vau. Everybody is
Lbost cordially invited.
Up. J. f Armifltonrl. nt Vetera.
i ' u burg, wu in Rosemary Tuesday.
i? ' ,r , Mr. Francis F.Patterson, spent
) j U: weekend in Norfolk.
' I Mr. John T. Wilson, of Green-
. Jlle, was in town Monday.
Mr. C. M. Cullom.of Winston-
ir. and Mrs. R. D. Jenkins.
iU "I Mr. B. M. Lattimore, of
. ? Charlotte, spent Monday in
'ATMri. John Randleman, of
, , Teldon, was here Wednesday
J afternoon.
, Mr. A- D. Zachary, of Balti
v (. more, spent Monday in Rosemary.
l Miss Annie Will Siler, of
:$mithfield, spent the week-end
with Miss Louise Alford.
'pMrs. R. H. Merchant, of Wel
don, was a visitor in town
,'v Wednesday.
"yMr. Gordon S. Councill has
.iiicepted a position with the
'Jolliater Lumber Company. He
; ilTill be In charge of the Roanoke
V; aJentin Entertainment and
fi .
-There will be a Valentine party
held at the South Rosemary
Jttfhool next Friday evening,
3 ! February 17th at 8 o'clock.
f;' Everybody is cordially invited to
I CuDid may shoot you with a
oMen arrow or you may buy
"bur girl's box. Fun and frolic
it young and old and all kinds
good things to eat Proceeds for
!; i fyk 4ie benefit of the school library
' s- , t'c010 Econonlc Clase to be
T& ... - '.Organixed
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evening; class in Home
1 1 cunuraicB win 09 orgamzeu m
' 3 m high school building Monday
Md wening, February 20, at seven
fit . i t.
f clock. All women interested
j joining the class are requested
ft p b present
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nnir Rtavp pydi nnrc
I Frozen pipes leading from the
rater back of the range in - Mr.
'-fiV. P. Vaughan'a kitchen caused
lo explosion of the water back
x ampletely demolishing the stove
'Ind scattering a debris of ashes
and fragments of iron all over
- the room.'
It was very fortunate that
,4 either Mr. or Mrs. Vaughan
were in the kitchen when the
Cv explosion took place. A fire had
t been made in the stove possibly
thirty minutes before the explo
sion and Mrs. Vaughan was in
Another room waiting for the
-itchen to Warm up. Had either
,he or Mr. Vaughan been in the
kitchen they would inevitably
"tw auiuuneu nenoua injuries.
Northampton and Vance Men Head
Farm Forcei For Cotton and Tobacco
W. H. Joyner, of Northampton,
and S. T. Peace, of Henderson,
are the directors for the cotton
and tobacco co-operative associa
tions in this district. Mr. Joyner
was elected at the meetine held
in Weldon. Mr. Joyner repre
sents Halifax, Warren, Bertie,
Chowan, Hertford and North
ampton counties, composing the
first cotton district.
S. T. Peace, President of the
First National Bank of Hender
son, heads the organized effort
of the tobacco producers from the
counties of Halifax, Warren,
Franklin and Vance.
The matter of financing the as
sociation on probably a ten
million dollar basis will be left
with the executive comm ittee, to
gether with the employment of
A delightful time was enjoyed
by all who attended the St.
Valentine Party given by the Oak
Troop, Wednesday evening Feb.
8, at the high school building.
Games were the chief diversions.
First prize for the "Heart Hunt"
won by Josephine Murray. First
prize short story writing won by
Miss Ruth Coble - Second prize
won by Isabella Conn. Miss
Hodges acted as Postmistress in
charge of the large box of Valen
tines. . Delicious refreshments
were served by Miss Mary
ECeyserling assisted by Lossie
Harris and Ethel Bishop. Special
guests included Miss . Shank,
Miss Hodges, Ethel Leary, Alma
Jones, and Mabel Ogburn.
Isabella Conn (Scribe)
Beautiful in its simplicity was
the marriage on last Saturday
morning at 9:00 o'clock of Miss
Mattie Elizabeth Grimmer and
Mr. Louis Carson Witherspoon
at the home of the bride's parents
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grimmer.
The ceremony took place in the
parlor, which was beautifully
decorated with ferns and cut
flowers, in the presence of a few
of the intimate friends of the
young couple.' Just preceding
the ceremony Miss Alice Hocka-
day very charmingly sang "At
Dawning." To the strains of
the wedding march from Lo
hengrin played by Miss Gladys
Whitley, thejbridal party entered.
The groom with his best man,
Mr. Harry Arey, of Salisbury, N.
C, was met at the altar by the
bride leaning on the arm 01 ner
father, who gave her in marri
age, ine Driae was very De
comingly attired in a handsome
going away suit of midnight
blue Poiret twill, ana carried an
arm bouquet of brides' roses and
lily of the valley. The maid of
honor, Miss Louise Bain, wore a
gown of dark blue taffeta and
picture hat carried pink Killarney
roses. Rev. T. S. Crutchfield of
the Roanoke Rapids Baptist
Church, and Rev. Stanley White
of the First Presbyterian Church
of Roanoke Rapids, officiated,
using the ring ceremony.
Immediately after the ceremony
the young couple departed for a
wedding trip in the western pprt
of the State. They will be at
home to their friends after
March first
The bride is a very attractive
and popular young woman, who
has lived in Roanoke Rapids all
her life, and has numerous
friends who wish her every hap
piness. Mr. Witherspoon, who came
here several years ago from
Salisbury, holds the position of
Manager of the Fire Insurance
DeDartment of the National
Loan t Insurance Company. He
is a very popufer and enter
priing young business man and
has made many friends during
his stay here.
Among the out of town guests
present at the ceremony were Mr,
T. E. Witherspoon, a brother of
the groom, of Salisbury, Mrs.
William Grimmer, of Petersburg,
Va., and Mr. Ralph Lewis, of
Greensboro, N. C.
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Coining to the Peoples Theatre Wednesday, February 22nd
Matinee and Night
The drama is as old as civiliza
tion. Its power to entertain
comes from the dramatic oppor
tunity to place before the public,
questions from real life, which
are convincing; that the lew
truths of living, which have
been generally accepted from
time immemorial, holds good in
any day and age.
In writing "The Unloved
Wife", Florence Edna May, used
"Truth" as a foundation, and
in the production which followed,
Miss May did not deviate from
the original theme. "Should the
woman be tied to the home, while
the man can do as he pleases? Is
it a fact that every married
woman at some time, thinks she
is unloved - - ?" Rather unusual,
you say, to bring to the theatre
the vital truths directly or in
There will be a Valentine and
box party at South Rosemary
School house next Friday night,
the 17th, also lots of good things
to eat. Every body come and
enjoy the evening.
Misses Sisk and Leeper. of
Hobgood, were recent visitors in
this community.
Misses Farlow, Parsons and
Thorogood spent the week-end
with Misses Dunn and Perkinson
at their home at Wise.
Mr. Robert Medlin, of Pinetop,
spent the week-end at home.
Mrs. A. J. Medlin suffered a
very painful accident last
Wednesday, from a fall on ice.
Mr. Edward Medlin. of
Petersburg, spent the week-end
with his parents this week.
Mrs. W. J. Boseman and Miss
Susie Medlin, of Weldon, was
called home on account of an
Mrs. Bailey, of Aurelian
Springs, spent the week-end with
the Misses Hockaday.
Regardless of the weather last
Sunday there was a good crowd at
Smiths for Sunday School. Every
body is cordially invited to attend
these services. , The Church
members are asked to be present
next Sunday morning, as there
are some very important
matters to be discussed.
We are sorry to aay that Mr.
L. Powell is quite sick at
Catchy Songs
Good Dancing
And Pretty Girls Galore
High School Auditorium
8:15 Sharp
Friday, February 24th
Admission $1.00 - 75c - 50c
Seati on Sale at Taylor-Matthews Company
From Wednesday on
Drama "The Unloved Wife"
directly connected with your
daily life. But, if you would
know what real suffering is, find
a womans heart that has been
broken. Can you, who understand
correctly answer this time-worn
Question. "How long does the
honeymoon last?" If you can,
vou have answered one of the
questions of the ages.
In a play lacking none of the
essential ingredients to make a
popular appeal and blessed with
a cast of excellence, Miss May is
winning fresh laurels in the pro
duction of "The Unloved Wife"
which comes to the Peoples
Theater for two performances
on Wednesday, February, 22nd.
with special matinee for ladies
only. The evening performance
is for everybody over sixteen.
Halifax Near East Relief
' Quota $4,500
Halifax county's campaign to
raise its quota of $4,500 for , the
Near East Relief this year was
launched Sunday with Mr. LT D.
Hayman of Weldon in charge,
according to information re
ceived from Raleigh, from Col.
George H. Bellamy, state chair
man. This money will feed, clothe
and educate 75 orphans of
Armenian martyrs who are now
in the five North Carolina orphan
ages at Trebizond. The Tarheel
state is savin? the lives of 3,334
of these helpless tots this year.
Josephus Daniels is honorary
state chairman.
Mr. Hayman has been at work
for sometime perfecting his
organization and reports Halifax
county ready to do its duty.
Many of these children were
made orphans during the Great
War when 300,000 of Armenia's
400,000 troops lost their lives in
defense of the Baku oil fields.
Had the Central Powers
captured these vast stores, Col.
Bellamy pointed out, they would
have prolonged the war many
months according to all expertsl
Had this teen the case there are
North Carolina boys back home
today who would now be sleep
ing under a wooden cross in
France. North Carolina cannot
see the children of these heroes
starve or freeze to death, he de
clared. Others of these children were
made homeless and helpless
during Turkish depredations into
Armenia when their fathers
were murdered and their mothers
carried off to Turkish harems
because they would not renounce
Christ and become Mohamme
dans. '
All Saints Church
Rev. Lewis N. Taylor, Rector
Mrs. Katherine Webster, Parith Worker
Roanoke Avrnue
Few persons think things
If everybody reasoned this
matter ot church-going to its
logical conclusion, there will not
many vacant pews.
People do not stay away from
Church because they are opposed
to religion or the Church. Far
from it. Nearly everybody be
lieves that the Church is absolute
ly necessary to our civilization.
Absenteeism from Church is a
failure in dutyto your community.
All Saints' Church invites yOu.
Next Sunday is Sexagesima,
seventy days before Easter.
Services: 7:30 A. M. Holy Com
munion. 9:45, Church School,!
T. W. Mullen, Supt. Bible
Classes for Adults and children.
Morning service at 11. Night
service at 7:30. You are ex
tended a most cordial invitation.
Presbyterian Church
Rev. Stanley White, Pastor
Mr. J. H. Harriton, S. S. Supt.
Sunday School 10:00 A. M.
Morning service 11:00 A. M.
Christian Endeavor 6:45 P, M
Evening service 7:30 P. M.
Prayer Meeting 7:30 P. M. on
At the morning hour of wor
ship on Sunday, there will be a
special service for Boy Scouts.
The subject for discussion will
be "A Life for Service" as il
lustrated by the book, "The
Americanization 0 f Edward
National Week of Song
February 19-25.
Next week is our "National
Week of Song," we are going to
join in with the many other
towns and communities which are
making this world a better place
by singing.
George Washington's birthday
Wednesday of next week, is the
day for the celebratio.n Make
your plans so you can be at the
High School Auditorium on next
Wednesday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock and hear the younger
generation of our community ex
press itself in song.
Not only will you hear "young
America singing" but you will
have an opportunity to get the
kinks out of your vocal cords by
singing some yourself. Dont fail
to come expecting to
enjoy yourself for you will if
you bring along patriotism ex
pressed in your smile.
Posters are going to remind
you of the date and place so
watch for them!
It was a light week in the
courtof the Recorder. Two drunks
and four violations of a parking
ordinance being the total grist
for the local mills of justice.
Tuesday night one of the of
ficers suddenly remembered that
there was an ordinance govern
ing the parking of automobiles
and bagged four violators out of
the press cf cars parked on Roa
noke Avenue while their owners
were attending to "Listen Irene".
W. M. Carpenter, J. T. Stain
back, Tom Harnett, and Carroll
Floyd, charged with having cars
improperly parked, all paid the
costs and emoluments of the
court end its officers and were
Herbert Britton, drunk on
streets, assessed $5.00 and costs.
Tom Newsam, drunk on streets,
paid a fine of $5,00 and costs.
Ervin Lee Rook, ths infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Rook,
died at the home of the parents
Wednesday after a brief illness
with pneumonia. The funeral
service was held Wednesday
afternoon in the homo, Rev. Mr
Taylor, officiating. The little
body was taken to the family
cemetery in Northampton Coun
Will be Staged in Roanoke Rapids
High School's Mammoth Auditorium
Friday, February 24. Cast of One
Do you believe that women can
exist without men? No matter
on which side of this momentous
question your beliefs may lie,
you will find the answer given by
"An Adamless Eden" amusingly
funny. Forget dull care and the
income tax and see the play
which will be presented in the
auditorium of the Junior-Senior
High School Building at Roanoke
Rapids on Friday, February 24,
at 8:15 sharp.
" in Adamless Eden" is one
of the most successful musical
comedies of a decade. Catchy
music, pretty girls, and comic
incidents prevent a single dull
moment from the rising of the
curtain to the end of the show.
The cast of one hundred is being
trained by Mrs. Frank L. Naeh.
whose ability in the organization
and conduct of musical comedy
productions is well known.
Among the catchy musical
song hits of the production are
"The Way We Live Now," "H
Kissed Me," "My Pal" "Princess
of My Dreams," "Cutie," "I
Can't Resist Them," "Dolly" and
many others. Staged in the mam
moth auditorium of the new High j
bchool Building, with its wonder
ful acoustics and one of the
largest stages in the State, the
presentation of "An Adamless
Eden" should mark an epoch in
the annals of amateur . produc
tions. Popular prices will prevail and
the proceeds are to be devoted to
the work of All Saints Episcopal
Only One Way to Check
lo ellect a sure, permanent
cure of turberculosis in a few
days or weeks, by the adminis
stration of drugs, would cause
great rejoicing among those en
gaged in tuberculosis work and
among thousands who are mark
ed to die of tuberculosis this year.
Every little while someone comes
forward with wonderful claims
for this or that remedy for
curing tuberculosis. The National
Tuberculosis Association always
makes a thorough, scientific in
vestigation of these claims, as it
is well within the bounds of
possibility to discover a medici
nal cure or prevention for tuber
culosis, but to date there is but
one sure and tried method and
that is not by a short route. Rest,
fresh air and good food under
proper medical supervision com
bine the necessary routine to ef
fect a cure and those that for
sake this long but sure means of
regaining health for the short
cut of quackery will but find an
early grave.
A well regulated sanatorium is,
without doubt, the best and
easiest place to follow the neces
sary routine and secure expert
medical treatment. Unfortunate
ly everyone is not so blessed fin
ancially as to be able to remain
in an expensive sanatorium for a
protracted period. The State
Sanatorium, which makes a mode
rate charge for treatment, has
been fortunate in securing the
support of a few organizations in
the btate in endowinor a bed
which may be occupied free by
patients upon approval of the
commiuee naving the funds in
charge. The U. D. C. has been
especially generous in the work
and recently the North' Carolina
Federation of Women's Clubs
endowed as a bed a memorial to
Mrs. Cordie McBrayer, who serv
ed the Federation faithfully for
one year as Chairman of the
Health Department.
An investment of this kind
pays as is evident from the atti
l a t
tuae oi several large insurance
companies that send to a sana
torium any ' of their policy hold
ers who develop
Tei e companies are in buBines?
Miss Rosa Pearson spent the
week-end in Richmond with
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Simpson
spent a few days in Raleigh,
this week.
Mr. W. S. Dean spent the
week-end in Oxford with relatives.
Rev. R. H. Broom spent
several days this week out of
Mr. and Mrs.S. F. Patterson and
daughter, Mary Blythe, are
spending some time in St
Augustine, Fla.
Mr. W. L. Lone, is spending
some time out of town.
Dr. and Mrs. Job Taylor have
returned from a trip north.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peck, of
Greensboro, spent a few days In
town this week.
Miss Louise Berry, of Wilming
ton, is spending some time in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. P.
Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Matthews
spent the weeek-end here with
Mr. K. H. Barrow has returned
from a trip to Louisiana.
Mr. W. E. Bryant, of Rich
Square, spent a short while
here this week.
Miss Nell Jones has returned
home from the Normal and left
for Tillery where she will teach.
Jury List for March Court
The following is the jury list
for the March term of the
Halifax Superior Court:
First week-J. W. Pitts, J. L,
Etheridge, Lafayette Shaw, E.
H. Walker, Geo. C. Andrews, D.
E. Mizzel, J. M. Jackson, W. C.
Carter, W. A. Holland, J. D. Ray,
R Liles, J. L. Barclay, S. B.
Butts, V. C. Danghtery, J. Q.
Daniel, M. Braswell, T. H.
Jordan, W. R. Curtis, Geo. W.
Shearin, Sr., W. R. Robertson,
J. H. Medford. Richard Smith.
H. Davenport, A. L. Joyner,
W. M. Smith, B. F. Jenkins, G.
B.Bryant, W. E. Woodruff. L.
C. Cannon, T. B. Wheeler, T. P.
Hale, W. E. Luter, S. W. Stani-
Second week R. J. Carlisle,
E. W. Wright, Lewis Harris, W.
W. Summerell, A. P. Crawley,
A. S. Robertson. R. S. Travis.
Chas. H. Smith. G. N. Powell.
no. W. Leggett. W. D. Harrison.
W. Anthony, W. G. Chappell, A.
Moore, W. P. White, E. E.
owell, L. G. Sheilds, C. M.
Sykes, M. Hyman, Charlie
Whitaker, D. S. - Moss, A. B.
ope, W. P. Hockady, K. M.
Collins, C. R. Emry, T. M. Jen
kins, S. T. Holland, M. L Mor
ns, w. A. Harvey, Joe Shearin.
C. Rives, M. J. Drew, J. J.
Hawkins, Enoch Simmons, G.
W. Robertson. C. E. Pone.
to make money and they would
not expend large sums in treat
ing their policy holders unless
cures could be effected and the
patient returned to his com
munity as a producer.
A conservative estimate places
the net econumic value per year
of each producing male at $500.00
and surely no one will contend
that the ladies are worth jess
even u used for ornamental
purposes only. In a large number
ofcasses tuberculosis claims it
victims at an age when they ar
the greatest asset to the com
munity and any investment made
in preventing and curing tu
berculosis will certainly be re
turned to the State and com
munity many fold. It is hoped
that more associations and
organizations of various kinds,
as well as individuals who are
financially able, will interest
themsolves in securing treatment
for those in their community who
are not able to meet the expense
of treatment themselves. .This
is the sura wav to atamn m;t
tuberculosis in North Carolina,
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