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FARMVTLLK, PITT COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. MARCH 19. ittii*
? *1' II til I' I J. 1 ? ? ? ' . ?
AN IDLE HOUR
(By Major K W.-Baifctfl" ;
Whet is a uossip?
WeWler tells us that a gossip
is a person "who runs about tell
ing aDd hearing news." 1
But Webber was a chivalrous
gentleman, uml times have chan
ged sincc his day. His definition
of a gossip has become weak
and lackipg in descriptive force.'
But common consent is more
up to date? more accurate, and
ju& in its verdicft? and by com
mon Consent the professional
gossip has been designaflsl&s a
thing in human shape with more
mouth than brains
The small town gossip cab do
more hinn in one hour than a
wholo community of -people can
overcome in a lifetime of ef/'ort,,
The gossip is the breeder of
scandal, the wrecker of repu
tation* aud the blighter of hopes.
The gossip is the btizzard of
- society, the bane .of humanity
and the advance agent of the
' The gossip has but ono creed,
and that is the crucifixion of in
nocence and the perpetuation of
The tongue of the gossip is so
forked it would brir g the blush
of "shame to the fu-e of that
other reptile of the sprit tongue
species ? the snake.
The gosrip lives but to revel
in the slime of Insinuations and
innuendoes and calumnies.
acauaat is tnc bread o( life to
the gossip, and the greatest de
sire and most intense longing 'of
the' professional if for "more
The $ock in trade of the gos
sip is like the rainbow? it has no
etfd. It juft keeps on going, and
enlarging and crucifying until if
blight: everyth'a;: It ccccu^lcrs.
It is like the breath of hell
upon the fair cheek of dh angel.
The Ros'ip's tongue begins to
wag in the morning,' wags all
day, keeps on wagging iflto the
night, and, like casparets, wags
while you sleep.
. The jpssip r jmHrues Xhc idle
pastime of tbj innocent maiden
into the intrigues of a subtle ind
If a man looks twice at a
Woman, the gossip rips his char
acter to shreds and nails bis hide
, to the wall? <*/ obloquy.
" The gossip meddles in Iho pri
vate' affairs of everybody within
reach of the victrolic tongue,
peers behind the curtains of
every home, nnd f redls skeletons
in doseta?here none ;
The <onguc of the gossip is
the moft poisonous and deadly
faftrument of tortue in cxiilenco,
for it has no regard for truth,
veracity, or for human suffering.
The poisonous reptile strikes,
and inflidt* a mercifully quick
But the gossip mnimj, and
lacerates, ane crucifies utHjl the
1 human sonl is seared with its
burden of agony.
Y\Vhen God creoted .tbe hea
vens and the earth JIe inflicted
humanity with the presence ci
snakes nnd other slimy and oozy
nhd pcOifcrOus and odorforious
objects of loathing. |
And lie also inflided us with
the gossip? for what reason only
He in His superior wicdotn cao
' Is there a hereafter for the gos
And if so, where is it?
> Heaven wot't have them, and
bell don't want them.
Arc they to pass down through
the ages of eternity as a people
without a final placc of. abode?
Or arc they like the reptile, a
thing without u soul? -
The question is too deep' for
the human mind to solve.
? But perhaps llic gossip can
WHY PEOPLE READ
Suddenly nsk twenty people
?why they read the advertise
ments in this paper every week,
and fifteen out of the twenty
.will probably hesitate, and ham
mer, and become more or less
embarressed before they can call
to mind the real reason why they
read the adj.
People buy this paper and
read it for two very Simple rea
sons?they want to know the
news of their home community,
and they want to know of the
commercial advantages that are
placed before them each week
in its advertising columnar
This? paper goes out each week
to an enlightened people? to a
people who arc accustomed to
ta think and a (51 for themselves
?to a people who know ex*dty
what they want, and want to
know where they can get it.
Hence the natural course for
them to pursue in their search
for inrormatioa is to turn to the
advertising columns of the pa
. The live merchant knows ibis
? recognizes th? farfl that he 1?
catering to a people of high
mental attainments, and shapes
his business policy to meet their
Such merchants live and pros
per, and grow with the com
Their advertisements arc con
stantly placing, the desirability
of their goods before the buyer,
and. tho merchant ; is tbu3
brought into contaA with the
buyer through tue medium of
The information contained in
the advertisemct saves the buy
er the time of chasing from
place to place in search dt some
article of which he Sands in
It thus becomes a time saver
to the buyer;:*!>d an impulse
which ?pur? bim on to a con
flatat persuing of the advertising
pages of the paper.
Thft habit of reading the
advertisements is growing upon
the people day by day, ? for the
public realizes that it is the one
and only surq means of reducing
the "killing of time" to a mini
gium. 1 1
Theae are (Strenuous days, and
time is money, and die well
written advertisement becomes!
a thici of great value to tttej
consumer as well as to tl
^nd of lalo yean tl
sumer has become edt
to the Standard of .
merchant who wants
to talk to him through
um of hivadverti
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VPomatt St>oul6 Vote*
v '*;!'- ' >? ' "'? ' * ;} y.-' ? ' *? ' ???.'. ' i\
Uecauie the is mother of man, and without her man .
\vi>utd ceasc to exiil.
Because she is the intelletfual equal and the moral
superior of man.
Because woman transmits her intelligence to her off
springs, and if fjh^ has the power to do this she is of equal
intelligence with her olfsprings, for none of us*may give
thnt which we do not possess.
Because if she is the mental equal of that male off
spring she has an equal rigbt to a voice in the shaping of
the laws which shall govern her, as welt as him.
Becausc she is qualified by every law of nature to
exercise the right of franchise.
Because the inilind of woman leads always to the
upbuilding of the humah race.
? Because she abhors theMrickery and deceit and graft
ing rampant in modem political parties.
Because that abhorrence would lead hefTo the cleans
ing of those parties and the petrification of the ballot.
Because she would labor to'place men in public of
fice who would govern for the people and notjor self.
Because she is a believer, in the purity of All homes,
and because of this belief she is a safe person to say who
shall govern a community made up of many homes.
Because her ideals of right and jutfice are superior to
? those of man.
Because man owes his prospective to the qare and
training of woman in his infancy, though many forsake
her gentle ways in the latter years of life.
Because man owes to woman n debt which it is not
within his power ever to repay.
Because her entrance into the political arena would
mean a better state, a greater country, a closer com
munion with thc^lawsof God and man.
Because she is the essence of purity, the light of the
home, and the star which beckons man on to greater and
Because she is woman, the mother of man.
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WE THANK YOU ALL.
In bebajf of the teachcrs and
fftudeots of tSnow Hill Hieh
School 1 wudI to express
through your paper our sincere
tliaul's for the kind hospitality
shown us \aft Friday night by
the people of Farmville. Never
befcie havo we been treated so
We are especially indebted to
Mr. M. Cohen for.his unsurpass
ed hospitality) to Mr. ]. 11. Har
den and Joyner Furniture Co. for
their great service in helpiog us
to.advertise and to arrange the
dage. We also remember very
kindly the help, eiven by
many others. We wish to thank
all for what thev did for us, and
ask qs.a favor that they give us a
chance to cancel some of our
We were also delighted to
have such a large crowd to at
tend our play, and their attention
and behavior was all we could
aricfor. We thank them one
' . -^Very truly, r
C. iV. Holliday, Prin.
? Work will fill the Aopiach,
but more work will (iQ both
stomach and pockubook. Step
livelyl \ i,,'
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codose five cents to Foley
, Chicago, 111., writing yout
. 5 and address ckfcriy. You
will receive in return a trial
and Tar Compound,. '
Women in Business Life.
\ The following statistics irom
the Department of tabor show
how women arc represented :.n
the business life of the United
. Stenographers, 23C.077.
' Teachers and professors, 327,
635. . -
Physicians and surgeons, 7,30c
Architects, designers, and
Agricultural pursuits, 770,055.
Various professions, 429,497.
Various trades, 481*159.
?Women Lawyers' Journal.
MotU middle aged men and
women- are glad to torn that
Foley Kidney. Pills give relief
from languidncss, stiff and sore
muscles and joints, puffiness
under eyes, backache, bladder
weakness and rheumatism. They
get results! Contain no harmful
drugs.? G. E. Moore, successor
to S. M. Pollard.
Second Quarterly Conference.
The 2nd Quarterly Confer
ence for Fatmville charge, will
be held at Lang's church at 11
o'clock oa Monday March, 29fh,
1915. All of the official breth
trn are earnestly requested to be
ptesent with a good report.
Y. E. Wright, P. C.
CAM Of THANKS. -t
We wish to extend our appre
ciation and moA heart felt thanks
to our many friends -who were
N> kind to us during our rcccnt
Mrs. H.w. Bynunr and family.
10 SAD END.
. .9 ' '
i MR. ZEB BYNUM DEAD.
Found With Face Buried In
Water In Ditch Near His
Home. Had Been
The friends and relatives of
Mr. Zeb Bynum were 'suddenly
ruck with grief Saturday morn
ing, March 13th, when news of
the sad end of his life reached
Mr. Bynum had been shrub
?bipR on the ditch bank on the
toad side nenr his home, a few
"miles South of Farmville, in
Greene county, the evenine be
fore, and as he failed to come
up for supper.the family thought
that he bad probably gotten up
with some one and gone over to
Farmville, as he had often done
before, and would return later in
the evening, so they were not
uneasy about his whereabouts.
But when day broke the next
morning and Still he had not put
in his appearance his brother,
Mr. Ben Bynum, went out in
seasch, finding him face fore
most in the ditch where he was
at work the afternoon before,
with his head burried in the bot
tom of ihfe ditah and his feet rest
ing on the bank higher up. He
immediately summoned the cor
oner, Dr. J. H. Harper, of Snow
Hill, to the scene, who, upon ex
amination, found there had been
no foul play, but a ease of heart
failure or apperplexy.
Mr. Bynum was a son of the
late John T. Bynum, was 47
years old; a Mason in good
landing, member of Farmville
Lodge No. 517; a successful far
mer and a good, true and loyal
citizen, thought wetl of by all
who knew him, and in his death
Greene county loses one of its
The funeral services were held
Sunday afternoon at the grave
in the cemetery in Farmville,
which was conduced by the
Masons, assisted by Rev. C. .B.
Mashdurn, cf the Christian
church, in the presence of sever
al hundred grief stricken rela
tives and friends, and' the floral
designs were as lovely as ever
placed upon' a mound.
The deceased is survived by
his mother, three brothers, Mes
srs. P. U A- C. and Bon Bynum;
five sixers, Mrs. J. H. Wynne, of
Fort Pierre, Fla., Mrs. M. R.
Turnage, Mrs. VT. B. King, Misses
Ada and Addie Bynum, and a
large number of distant relatives
to mourn over his sad departure
into the land beyond.
The Enterprise extends deep
est symjfethy to the heart broken
mother, setters and brothers.
Schedule of Passenger Trains
Through Farmvillc ,
East Bound Weil Bound
12:39 a. ih. 4:05 a. in.
a; m. 8:29 a.m.
6:00 p. m. 6K)0 p. in.
9:06 A. M. 6:00 P. M.
. Ea& Carolina Railway. ,
North Bound South Bound
7.40 a. m. 1.40 p. m.
3.00 p. m. 6.40 p. iq.
5.12 p. m.
10:30 A.M. 3 JO P: M.
J. Loyd Horton
Rooms 3---3a. Ilorton Building
Practices wherever ser
vices are desired.
Farmvllle, N. Carolina.
I. 0. 0. F. No/373.
Meets every Monday 'bight in
K. of P. hall in the Horton Build
ing. All visiting Brothers wel
FARMVILLE LODGE, No. 218
K. of P.
Meets Every Tuesday Night in
their Hall in Horton Bldg.
Visiting Brothers Welcome
DR. PAUL E. JONES
Office in Lang Building
FARMVILLE - N. C.
W C DRES BACH
Civil Engineer f; Surveyor
Greenville, N. C.
COUNTY SUHVEYCH FOR FITT.
FARMVILLE; - N CAROLINA
OHicc over Citiz?na tteuk ,
rradkes Wherever S? \icea arc Desired.
Special Attention Paid la ColeAioaa and
Writing o( Deeds. Mortfagea. Etc.
In 5 Reels -
One Night Only
March 23, 1915.
The 2nd Episode