Sunday, March 6, 2016

'Little Happenings and Personal Notes' from the Rockingham Post-Dispatch, March 2, 1922

“Matters Briefly Mentioned, Little Happenings and Personal Notes,” from the March 2, 1922 issue of the Rockingham Post-Dispatch
Mrs. W.S. Thomas returns today from a visit since the 13th in Miami, Florida.
Mrs. A.R. McPhail left Friday for Palm Beach, Fla., to spend two weeks with Mrs. J.A. Snyder.
The rejuvenated K. of P’s will have 1st and 2nd degree work in Masonic hall Friday night. Every Pythian urged to attend.
Subject of sermon at Presbyterian church Sunday morning will be “As a Tale That is Told” and at night “Fifty-fifty.”
E.R. White was operated upon for appendicitis at Greensboro Tuesday. His wife was formerly Miss Mabel Dunn; they live in Greensboro.
Mesdames Juno. L. Everett, I.S. London, W.N. Everett Jr., and Ozmer L. Henry left this morning for Charlotte to spend two days with Mrs. J.P. Little.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Allred will be pleased to learn of the steady recovery of their little daughter, Lena Elizabeth, who has been serious ill with influenza and bronchial pneumonia.
Miss Mary K. Brown, who formerly taught in the Rockingham school, has been at her home at Albemarle on a vacation. She is secretary of Whittier hall, the largest dormitory in the world, at Columbia University.
Miss Lillian Hasty returned to Chicora College, Columbia, Tuesday after having spent a week at home.
The Page station managers were entertained at dinner at the Pinehurst County Club by H.A. Page Jr. Tuesday evening. Pat Jackson is the manager of the Rockingham branch.
Miss Bertha Covington left last Saturday noon for Charlotte to visit relatives, and went on to Rutherfordton Sunday night where she will be milliner for McDaniel & Miller.
Mrs. E.S. Linton and Miss Mary V. Linton stopped by here Monday for a two weeks’ visit to Mrs. CLorpening and Mrs. C.P. Stewart. They have been in Cuba for the past two weeks.
Rev. A.E. Dallas returned Wednesday from a week’s stay in Virginia. Marshall Woodson of the Columbia Seminary filled the Presbyterian pulpit here last Sunday. He expects to go as a missionary to Africa when his ministerial course is completed.
A prayer service will be held in the Methodist church Friday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock to which all denominations are invited. It is held, like hundreds of other services, at the request of the Federation of Foreign Missions. Miss Lambe of Fayetteville will speak on Prayer.
E.B. Morse Jr., aged 4 ½, is a happy child now. Some several weeks ago he was carried to Charlotte and the tendons of his feet stretched and his feet put in casts; at the same time his tonsils and adenoids were removed. The casts were kept on until Wednesday when he again went to Charlotte and Dr. Myers found his feet so much improved that the casts were removed. He can now navigate on his own props and is naturally happy at the idea.
C.E. Ader, former superindendent of education for Anson county, is now advertising manager of the Winston-Salem Journal.
An overheated stove ignited the dress of Mrs. J.S. Braswell at Hamlet, the 17th, and before the garments could be torn off she was painfully burned.
Dr. A. McR. Couch recently moved from Gastonia to Wilmington, his address being 219 South Third street. He has gained quite a reputation in treatment of diseases of children.
The North Carolina Sunday School Association will meet in annual convention in Charlotte April 11-12-13.
Frank T. Biggs left here on Wednesday of last week for Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to take a course in expert accounting. He is at 221 Mill street.
Mr. Frank Marion Warner, aged 72, died at his home in Troy February 18th of paralysis. His wife and nine children survive. Among the children are D.F. Warner of Ellerbe and Mrs. J.C. Covington of Covington.
Prof. C.L. Hornaday, assistant professor of modern languages at Trinity College, has been elected president of Davenport college at Lenoir. He is the son of Rev. J.A. Hornaday of Maxton and sister of Miss Hornaday of the Rockingham city school faculty.
E.T. Gibson, superintendent of the East Carolina division of the Seaboard, March 1st became superintendent of the North Carolina division, with headquarters at Hamlet, succeeding C.V. Peyton who goes as superintendent of the Virginia division.

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