CAROLINA COTTON MILL DONATES BUILDING SITE TO
May 12-18, 1927
Carolina Cotton and Woolen Mills has given the Moravian Church a building site in Leaksville.
A group of 12 Moravians started a Sunday school in south Leaksville three years ago and its enrollment now has grown to 165. J. L. McConnell, secretary of the Leaksville YMCA, is heading the planning for a new building. Carolina Cotton and Woolen agreed to make a site available after a delegation of Moravian ministers called on the company and asked for assistance in securing a location.
Leaksville Loan and Trading Company has received a charter from the N.C. Secretary of State to operate a loan company. It has authorized capital of $100,000, with $900 subscribed by founders E.E. Richardson, E.E. Emerson and G.C. Gammon. ... The Reidsville Art and Travel Club held its last meeting of the season at the home of Mrs. Rucker Ellington, with Mrs. R.S. Montgomery presenting a paper on "Southern Colonial Furniture" and Mrs. James Womack talking about "Colonial Silver and Pottery."... Leaksville High School had a record 56 graduates in its 1927 class. Hayes Barker is valedictorian and Laura Darlington salutatorian.
The Chalmers Glenn chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy visited Leaksville/Spray cemeteries on Confederate Memorial Day and placed decorations on graves of 30 veterans. ... Allan D. Ivie, prominent Leaksville attorney and former two-term state senator, died of complications from influenza. ... Mrs. Jefferson Penn was named program chairman for the coming year at Tuesday Afternoon Reading Club of Reidsville's final meeting of the current season. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Scott Fillman, who served refreshments on her porch after adjournment.
Men's suits: Two-pants spring suits, $19.95 to $25.