March 17-23, 1927
Mrs. L.A. Treadway was hostess at a St. Patrick's party at her home on Moir Street in
Leaksville. The home was made attractive with cut flowers, shamrocks and Irish emblems. Each guest was asked to tell an Irish joke and Mrs. J.R. Taylor read a paper on "Irish Wit." ... J.J. Worsham, prominent citizen of Ruffin, is making satisfactory recovery at home after having a leg amputated in a Danville hospital.
Misses Johnsie Fagge, Lucy Kemp and Margaret Farrell and Mrs. Pauline Irolar will represent the Leaksville Methodist Church at a meeting of the Epworth League Institute at Mount Airy. ... For the third time in four years, the Leaksville High School girls basketball sextet won District Five honors, beating Winston-Salem girls 24-19 for the title. ... Leaksville High split a pair of baseball games with Greensboro High, losing in Greensboro 4-3 but winning 12-9 in a game at Leaksville. ... Revival services are under way at Reidsville Presbyterian Church with Dr. McLees of Chatham, Va., doing the preaching.
Easter finery: Feather trim hats, $7.50; oxford and strap women shoes, $6.50.
At the grocery: Astor brand rice, 3 packages, 25 cents.