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in the Greensboro Watchman April 10, 1947


Torbert Chosen As Circuit Clerk By Judge Moore R. C. Torbert of Greensboro has been named clerk of the Circuit Court in Hale County, succeeding Mrs. Sara Borden, who resigned the position last week. The appointment of Mr. Torbert was made on Friday of last week by L. S. Moore of Centreville, presiding judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, and Mr. Torbert will fill out the remainder of Mrs. Borden’s four-year term, which began in January. In other words, he will hold office until January, 1951. In 1941, D. B. (Buster) Borden resigned as circuit clerk to enter the Army, and his wife was appointed in his place. In 1942, she left Greensboro to join Mr. Borden, and Mr. Torbert, who was already serving as register in chancery, was appointed acting clerk. He has been filling that position since 1942. 

Many friends sympathize with Mrs. R. K. Greene in the death of her uncle, Mr. Carter Adams, victim of a trolley-automobile accident in Birmingham during the weekend. Mr. Adamas was buried in Faunsdale. 

Mrs. C. A. Bradley is ill at the home of her mother in Birmingham. Her daughter, Miss Jean Bradley, is with her.

 Mrs. Gena T. Graham is convalescing at her home following a recent illness of influenza. 

Mrs. Grady Lawless left Tuesday for New Orleans where she will visit her sister, Mrs. Charles Justice and Mr. Justice. 

Mrs. Leona Harvell of Birmingham was the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Worth Perry. 

Mrs. Alan Johnstone of Washington, D. C., is the house guest of Miss Frances Higgins. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ben True and daughter, Sarah, of Detroit, are visiting relatives here. 

Mrs. Ann Hardenberg is the house guest of Mrs. and Mrs. Jack Hardenbergh. 

Mrs. F. L. Allen, Mrs. R. B. True and Mrs. G. L. Spencer attended the Auxiliary Presbyterial in Marion on Tuesday, and Mr. G.L. Spencer went over for the night services. 

Gordon Hardenbergh of Birmingham is visiting relatives here. 

Members of the football squad and the cheer leaders of Greensboro High School were awarded letters last week. The presentations were made at the weekly assembly period, by W. H. Jenkins, Principal. Players who received varsity letters for their service on the football team were: Capt. Lewis Anderson, Alt. Captain Billy McMillan, Vernon Haggard, Malcolm Henry, Joe Tucker, David Basinger, Charles Jay, Hugh Burks, Ernest Christian, Charles Kirk, Haygood Stokes, Fendley Bedsole, Jack Bonds, and A. C. Morgan. Cheerleaders who received the G for their services along the sidelines were: Peter Bonds, Tom Vaughan, Sue May, Jean Kirk and Alice Bonds. 

One of the outstanding features of the Farm and Home Show being held on April 29th and 30th will be a complete, full-size model kitchen. It will be fully equipped with all the newest type appliances and equipment, designed and arranged to save time and energy. Kitchen cabinets designed to give the maximum storage apace without waster space will be on display. These cabinets were developed after three years research work at Cornell University. Blueprints will be available. If your kitchen falls short of your ideas of modern arrangement, come and see this kitchen for ideas on transformation. 

The people of both Greensboro and Uniontown will be highly interested in the Magazine Section of The Christian Science Monitor of April 5, The Monitor, one of the finest and most widely circulated daily newspapers in the world, devotes the front cover of its Magazine Section to a picture in color entitled, “Her Majesty, the Peony,” and an illustrated article on the inside to Mr. W. Ormiston Roy, of Montreal, Canada, and his success in the cultivation of peonies. Mr. Roy is a regular visitor to both Greensboro and Uniontown. He has a large peony farm just outside Uniontown and another experimental plat at “Contentment,” near Greensboro. The article in The Monitor is beautifully illustrated, and it refers to Mr. Roy’s Alabama plantings. 

Mr. Winston Withers spent a few days in Greensboro during the past week. 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Cobbs of Anniston are the guests of Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Poellnitz on Tuscaloosa Street. 

Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Banks are being congratulated upon the arrival of a baby daughter on April 1st. This little girl has been named Bessie Irene Banks. 

FOR SALE. One 1943 Army jeep for sale A-1 condition. Johnson Motor Company, Greensboro 4- 10-1c. 

TAKEN UP: Red Jersey cow with long horns. Weighs about 600 pounds. Owner can obtain same by identifying further and paying costs. Jack Harrow, Greensboro. 4-10-3c

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