The Farmville enterprise. (Farmville, Pitt Co., N.C.) 1910-current, March 05, 1915, Image 1
Let U? Write You 'an Ad. and we'll open your eyes WITH INCREASED BUSINESS The FamviUe Enterprise IT REACHES - THE PEOPLE G. A. ROUSE. Editor. 'ABMVHJJB, PITT COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. MARCH ?, 101 ? CLEAN-UP DM MRCH 121 Put Your Premises to a Sanitary Condition and Thereby Help to Make Farmville a Healthier and Cleaner City. <By Civic Clnb ol Parmttllc) Clean up Day is becoming a permanent institution with towns which are progressive. Let Farmville fall ia line and all its citixens work together for civic welfare. March, April and May. are the months to clean up and get rid of the filth which breeds flies and disease if left lying about. Make your home a more, at tractive living place? clean-up and renovate, inside and out? join with your neighbors and do your share of spring deao up? It will net you big dividends in health and happiness. }i Cleanliness besides being akin to Godliness is the foundation'of health and right living. Nowa days a town that fails to do its spring clean-up wilt be regarded as lacking in self-respect. We are, tired of being eaten alive by flies, mosquitoes and vermin. We are nauseated at the unsanitary condition of our streets and Rublic lots. "Clean-up Day" is "Safety Day." "Safety first"? shield bo our present motto. i^&.The busy buzzing little beast? the common house fly? is the most dangerous animal in all the world. More persons are killed by it every year than all the other poisonous insects, all the snake* and beasis of prey com bined. More persons fall vic tim cach year to tho common house fly than are Killed on all the fields of batil? throughout the world. The fearful carnage 4ow be ing wrought ' by the armies of Europe in the greate* war the world has ever known is not so wide nor wholesale a devas tation ns tbat which is being in flicted by the little block house fly. Flies feed on filjh. They flourish only where filth pad re fuse of some kind exists. Now we want to get ahead of the fly? by cleaning up before be get* here. The fird fly is said to be the mother of 195,213,500,000, decen t&ifkjlMs in the course of tbe dim mer season. So "swat tbe . first . fly." ? ^ Every family should join the clean-up campaign and do its M best to eliminate the fly. :1* It U time our civic pride rose high enough to overcome tbfl stote of affairs as ihey now exist *- town and we are filing luty as good citizens neglect to do our pprt ig up. For every cue and every death, of typhoid some one is responsible. Don't it be you.. your water Giocery-roan, what do you do with all your spoiled fruits and vegetables? Take Mateh 12th to clean up. Mr. Drug store-man what is that at your back door? Clean up. Mrs. House-keeper, begin the campaign in your own home; clean it from attic to cel lar, make war against lurking cobwebs, du?r and other disease bearing factors. Mrs. cook, look at your dirty kitchen and don't throw your dishwater out the window.. , March 12th Glean up Day. March 12 th Safety Day . "Swat the fly"? "Clean up." . All Honor To The Faithful Man. All honor to the man with the hoe or the gun. Who patiently labors 'till bis life's wOrk is done. Shun him, or scorn him, just do as you choose. But history will crown him, and you will refuse. All honor to the faithful, as the future shall tell, Who labors a lifetime, one thing to do well; ? ?? ? Nor looks back regrettingly on the path he has trod. But upward and onward, to the face of bts God. All honor to the faithful, "The salt Of the earth," "Here charity dwelleth and vir tue hath birth;" The hero of history, the saint and the Sneer, And a crown in the heavens, at last bo shall wear.? C. B. M. How to Kill a Preacher. Few people if arraiscned in court, would plead guilty tb the charge of killing their preachers. Yet maoy a pulpit, is red with the blood of n murdered minis ter. Multitudes of church mem bers not only kill the minister's influence and ambition, but also kill him mentally, morally, and physically. It is from this point of view that some one has writ ten the following rules, guaran onteeing that if. carefully fol lowed tbey will kill any preach er on earth. Read them and see if you are killing your preacher. "(1) Stay away from church especially on bad days, when you tkink the crowd will be small. (2) Stay away from the Wednesday night service be cause you know there will be oniy a handful present. (3) When the service is over leave the church in a hurry without speak ing to the prcnchcrp word of en couragement. '4) When yon get sick, don't let him know it, and then abuse him for not com ing to see you. (5) Never invite hini or his family out to dine in your home. They never enjoy ?: social hour. (6) Pay just as little as you can on his salary, and then grumble about that. This makes him feel good. (7) Never give him anything except whit you promised. Thi* might mnke him think you appreciate him. (8)' Al ways .have tome fool excuse when he wants you to do a little work. 'Tbat*s what you pay him far. (9) Never of fer to take him out iu your auto or lead him your horse and bug ttji This would ' be too kiad. (10) Never call at his home, but old "Billy Cain" because he doesn't visit you once or twiceamqoth. ttl) Don't ever offer to help him n any way far he iright think you were 'but ting in.* (12) Act as cold and indifferent toward him tt you he will think you are If these 12 doses tail they "sUll undoubilv H IOWB."-Bib?.| ' ' ? : TCet ^l)? (Brunt Let the pigs do the grunting There is better work ahead for us. 'Granting never lessened the burden of a load, never pulled a community out of a rut, never added a dollar to any man's bank Account. Grunting makes.pessimists, and pessimists have bad livers, and poor digestions and tour countenances and arc general nuisances nil around. ' And pessimists are always grunting about something. They grunt if times arc bad; they grunt because they are not better when they arc good; they grunt over their meals, and over politics, and religion, and anything else that offers a chance to grunt. And then they grunt because there is nothing left to grunt about. Grunting is a habit with them? it is their daily pas time ? and nothing is so dear to their hearts as a great big unadulterated grunt. Many of us grunt a part of the time, but some folks grunt all of ihs time. Now let's quit grunting. Let's get down to liaid tacks and digir lot of wealth out of this community. It's here, but grunting won't do the digging. Let's make this the greatest [.roductive year in local history. Let's get out and hustle? let's find the opportunities, or make them where none exist. The soil is as rich today as it was a year ago, and it will produce as much and the products will sell for more money. There is nothing produced in this community buthas a market waiting for it. If we don't see the market, let's get out and find it. Time is too short for it to hunt us. Let's not sit on dry gcckls boxes an J wait for the world to come to our feet. We will die grunting if we do. There's a great big place for 'tis in the world. Let's fill itr? let's do something? let's let (he rest of the world know that we arc alive, that we are producers, that we arc something more than grunters. Let's be optimists? for optimists do things, and never grunt. Let the pigs do the grunting. There are better times and more congenial work a head for us Let's all get busy and whoop it up. ANNOUNCEMENT! Ji WJE are pleased to Announce to the public that we have induced the. stockholders of the Dar ker* Warehouse Co., to build and lease to us for a number of years a Ware house, ? 100 x 250 feet. . for the coining season, when and where we hope to see I and serve all of our old friends, 1 rtAKE new ones. E exped this house to be ready L KN0TT J. R. NEWTON v ; YOURS TO SERVE THE CHURCH AS ASOCIALCENTER A Broadsr 8phsr* for Religion? New Field for the Rural Church. ?y Peter Radford Lecturer National Farmers' Union The social duty of the rural church la aa much a part of Its obligations aa its spiritual aide. In expressing Its social Interest, the modern rural church doea not beat late to claim that It la expressing a true religious In stlnct and the old-time luoa that the social Instincts should be starved while the spiritual nature was over fed with solid theological food, la fast giving way to a broader Interpreta tion of the functions of true religion. We take our place In the succession of those who have sought to make the world a fit habitation for the children of man when we aeek to study and understand the social duty of the rural church. The. true christian re ligion la essentially social? Its tenets of faith being love and brotherhood and fellowahlp. While following after righteousness, the church must chal lenge and seek to reform that social order In which moral life is ex pressed. While cherishing ideals of service, the rural church which U telnd the fullest measure of success Is that which enriohea as many lives aa It can touch, and In no way can the church coma In as close contact with Ita members aa through tbV avenue of social functions: The country town and the rural community need a social center. The church need offer no apology for Its ambition to fill this noed In the com munity. If an understanding of Its mission brings, this purpose Into clear consciousness. The structure of a rural community Is exceedingly com plex; It contslns many social groups, each bf which has Its own center, but there are many localities which have but om church and although such a church' cannot command the Inter est of alt the people. It la relieved from the embarrassment of religiously divided communities. Social Need* Imperative. The atonm country boy?snd girl Bare very llttlo opportunity for real enjoyment, and hare, as a rule, a ?ague conception of the meaning of pleasure and recreation. It la to fill tbla void In the Urea of country youth that the rural Church has risen to the necessity of providing entertain ment. as wall as Instruction, to Us raemberahlp among the young. The children and young people of the church should meet when religion lk not even mentioned. It haa been found safest tor them to meet fre quently under the direction and care of the church. To send them into t ho world with no social training exposes them to! grave perils and to try to keep them out of the world with no social prlvllegea Is aheer folly. There la a social nature to both old and young, hut the social requirements of the young are Imperative. The church muat provide directly ' or Indirectly some modern equivalent for the husk Ing bee, the quilting bee and the aing ing schools of the old days. Id one way or another the aocial Instincts of our young people must have oppor tunity for expression, which may take the form of cluba, parties, pic nics or other forms of unuiement One thing Is certain, and that Is that the church csnnot take away the dance, tho card party and the theatre unless It can offer In Its place a sat isfying substitute in the form of more pleasing recreation. Universal Instinct for Play. In providing for enjoyment the church usee one of the greatest meth ods by which human society haa de veloped. Association Is never secure until It Is pleasurable; In ploy the In stinctive aversion of one person for another Is overcome and the social mood la teetered. Play Is the chief adatallnaal agency tn rural commun ities and In the play-day of human ohOdhood soda) sympathy and social, habits are evolved. Aa Individuals eomo together tn social gatherings, their viewpoint la broadened, their Ideals are lifted and finally they con stitute a cultured and refined society. It is - plain, therefore, that the church which alma at a perfected so clety must use tn a refined and ex alted way the osoootiul factors in social ovulation and must avail Itself of the ntveresl Instinct fur play. If the church surrounds itself with social L-inctktta which appeal to the young among Its membership. It will fill a large part of the lamentable 'cap fa rural pleasuree and wilt reap the richest reward by promoting a higher aad better type of. manhood and sinli ' FROFES'L CARDS J. Loyd Horton Attorney- At-Law Koorrn 3-? 3a. Ilorton Building Practices wherever ser vices are desired. Farmvllle, N. Curollna. FARMVILLE LODGE i o. 0. F. No. 373. Meets every 'Monday night in K. of 1'. hall in the Horton Build ing. All visitinjj Brothers wel come. FARMVILLE LODGE, No. 218 K. of P. Meets Every Tuesday Night in their ((all in Horton Bldg. V isiting Brothers Welcome DR. PAUL E. JONES DENTIST n Office in l.ung Building FARMVILLE - N. C. W C DRESBACH Civil Engineer & Surveyor JiixeiuiiUe, N. C. COUNTY SURVEYOR FOR PITT. E. M. CO X Attorney -at-Law FARMVILLE J - N. CAROLINA Offlcc orer Citizens Dank Pradiees Wherever Services ?re Detired. Special Attention Petd to CoUedioits and Wrhinf of Deeds. Mortgages, Etc. YOUR ATTENTION IS IN VITED to the quality, variety, and prices BEST GROCERIES IN TOWN Coffees, Teas, l-'lour, fruits, etc Trade-winning prices. We're tagging the goods, showing the brands, and selling in rapid -tran sit time. Don't delay? buy our GROCERIES TO-DAY. You'll need 'em all to-morrow. J. A. MIZZELL & CO Farmville, N. C. For Life and Fire INSURANCE SB5 J. A. MEW BORN at the' BANK OF FARMVILLE, N.C Agent for National Life insurance Co of Uontpeller, Vt., F.atna Fire, and other be ? ' fire . Insurance Company .. f OB PRINTINC TrZ I UST RIGHT KIND. - CP UST PIIONE No. 1 3. _ . .