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In the Greensboro Watchman Feb. 20, 1947

Mr. L. Chatterton, of Greensboro, Route 3, sold the now famous Rosie Domino, a Hereford heifer, for an all-time Alabama record of $6000 at the third annual sale of the Alabama Hereford Breeders Association in Demopolis, on Tuesday of this week. The high bidder was Mr. Fred DeBerard of Kremmling, Colo. Many Hereford breeders attending this sale from 15 to 20 states were saying to each other, “That is the finest beef heifer I have ever seen.” She had all the fine qualities to be desired in an ideal beef animal.

Miss Julia Holbrook, a Greensboro High School student representing the local Rotary Club, won first prize Tuesday night in the oratorical contest sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Rotary Club for the purpose of furthering international understanding. The Red Cross has exceeded its Hale County quota in its 1946 Fund Drive, according to an announcement this week by Lewis J. Lawson of Greensboro, the county chairman. The goal for the county was $3,724, and an excess of this sum has been raised the county chairman said. Andrew Taylor, co-chairman for North Hale, and a group of faithful workers scattered throughout the county assisted Mr. Lawson in the drive. 

ATTEND BETA CONVENTION: Curtis Christenberry, Doris Colvin, Carl Compton, Elizabeth Cook, Emma Jean Duncan, Bertha Duncan, Alice Harris, Betty Jean Longham, Owen Watson Lawless, Jane Ella Martin, Cecil Mayfield, O’Neal Megs, Eloise Montz, Ann Phares, Eva Lou Rayfield, Jennie Ramey, Jayce Ramey, Joyce Rosser, Joyce Ryan, Mary Helen Wedgeworth, Julian Wedgeworth, Janie Dell, Sue Ellen Moore, Betty Jean Beck, Miss Evelyn McMillan. Betty Jean Beck who is attending Judson College, was an attractive Beta Alumnae at the State convention in Birmingham having gone up with the Akron group. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Bolling announce the marriage of their daughter, Mabel Dean, to Lester Averett, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Averett. The ceremony took place at 9:00 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the Methodist parsonage in Marion, Alabama by the Rev. Tate who used the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Averett graduated from Greensboro high school in May, 1945 and was formerly employed at Norhtington General Hospital and Mr. Averett has just returned from two years service in the South Pacific with the 21st Division.


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