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Entered in the Post Office at Fann
ville, N. C., as second class mail
FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1919
The high roller who is simply
rolling: in wealth might find bet
ter use for it.
Marriage is a tie, but it isn't
necessarily noose. Sometimes
it is merely a slip knot.
It costs nothing to give advice,
but sometime it costs a lot to
those who receive it.
The mac who shows the
white feather needn't expect the
rest of the world to be color
Truly there is a tide in the rf
fairs of men; but there is no gulf
stream setting forever in one
direction. ? Lowell.
Farmville Boy Scout Movement
To the Parents of Farmville
by the Assistant Scout Master:
I wish to make myself so^bold
as to speak to those of you to
day who htve boys in our troop
of scouts as a child wouid to his
parents, not as a father to his
We have organized a troop of
boy scouts in our little town as
doubtless you know, and I wish
to say parent it was not organ
ized because we had nothing
else to do, we did not start it
that we might be known as
holders of the required offices
but, parents we dis it that our
younger? may I say brother,
might learn from the experience
of the Scout Master ped I. Moie
than that. We have a hand
book prepared by authorities of
the different branches with
which it deals. Listen to this:
Boy Scouts of America are loyal
to the stars and stripes, they are
faithful aad most of all, Christ
The boys of Farmville, mothers
and father*, as is the case in
every oihet place need training,
so I urge you to no: be negli
gent in your incouragin^ them
to be active members.
May I ask you one question.
Had you rather see your boys
with the qualities of a disting
uished statesmen than first class
loafers? I will have the pleasure
of seeing by noticing the attend
ance of your boys.
The Boy Scout Movement was
begun by excellent statesmen;
therefore, it has the qualities of
Very truly yours,
ALFRED J. FLANAGAN
ALONG THE WAY.
I met a man tbe other day as
I went down the way. I satd
good morning, so did be, and
then we passed along beside
each other friendly like and free
as are all creatures in tbe tide of
human effort, toil and 0,-;*D
he told me
He and Von H oil wig Apparient
ly Trying lo Lift Load off
London, July 5. ? Field Mar
shal Von Hindenburg, former
chief of the General Staff, declar
es that he is responsible for acts
of German main headquarters
since August, 1916, and also the
proclamation of 'ormer Emperor
William concerning the waging
of warfare. He asks President
Ebert, of Germany, to inform
tae allies to this effect, accord
in? to the exchange Telegraph
The field marshal arrived in
Hanover Friday, the dispatch
states, and telegraphed the fol
lowing message to President
'The signing of the peace
treaty gives me occasion for de
claring that I am responsible for
the decissions and acts of main
headquarters since August 29,
1916, and also that all proclama
tions and orders of His Majesty,
the emperor, and king, soncern
ing the waging of warfare, were
issued upon my advice and up
on my responsibility. I beg
yon therefore to inform the Ger
man people and the allied gov
ernments of this declaration."
"Hie declaration by Fie}d Mar
shal Hindenburg that he was
responsible for the acts commit
ted by the Germans and for pro
clamations of the former emper
or is th? second to be made by
a Germain leader since it was
officially announced that the
allies proposed to place on trial
political and military leaders of
Germany for causing the war
and for violations of the rules of
warefare. The other leader,
who assume J responsibilities for
the acts ot former Emeperor
William was Dr. Theobald Von
Bethel Hollwig, forme* German
chancellor, who held office at
the beginning of the war.
TO FRANCE AND BACK -
FROM N. Y. IN 12 DAYS
New York, July 7.? A record
for a trans- Atlantic round trip of
12 days one hour and 35 minutes
was established by the steamship
Great Northern which arrived
here yesterday from Brest. The
vessel also held the former re
cord of 13 days and 43 minutes.
- Before teing pressed into
transport strvice. the Great
Northern plied between Hono
lulu, San Francisco and Portland,
Ore., add was regarded as the
"Queen of the Pacific."
"Do you use condensed qailk at jnm
Miser "I fueu to. We ortfc# ?
fmrt a 6*7, end the mftknuia
?queezea it Into a am that holds mw(
LOST? My press Coat on
July 4th, between Macclesfield
and Tarboro. Material? Red,
Browo and Blue stripe mixture.
Has Mine o t W. M. Lang Co., I
Farmviiie in inside coat p
Reward if returned to W. C.
Let us Ijave your orders.
Ice Cream. We can tell you
absolutely pure roam, any
flavor, cheaper than you can
make it-New York Hotel Res
to J. L.
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DEMPSEY GIVES W1LLARD
A FIRST CLASS LICKING
(concluded from first page)
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able to appear io public as soon
as his bruises aod other marks
of battle had yielded to ordinary
treatment. These bruises, while
mostly superficial, were vividly
impressive during the fight and
caused great constiuation in the
ladies box at the far edge of the
arena where more than a hund
red of the feminine sex were the
special guests of the promaters
DECISION OF IKE
PRIZE FIGHT FUND
(concluded from page 1)
The cily, under the agreement
wi'h promoter Richard, is to re
ceive seven per cent of the gross
receipts. Richard has already
paid $30,000 to this fund.
Mayor Schrieber plans to use
this money in sending orphans !
and children of Toledo's poor;
families on vacation trips to
Michigan. He also plans to de
vote a part of the money to en
dow beds ior the poor in hospi-^j
Dempscv leaves tonight fori
Cincinnati to open a iheatricalj
engagement there tomorrow, "
to receive $7,000 a week.
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Sheep's Milk In Demand.
Sheep's milk to the amount of 41
267,000 quarts was consumed
France last year In making Roquefc
? M ' - ?- 1 I I ?
The man who lives quite up
best standards of his age, of his
pie, of hit neighbors, 1$ not a bad i
The one who lives on a scale consldc
ably above that of his age Is a gO<
man, no matter how much he may fs
below the higher standard of an a
more refined. enlightened and cli
Habitual Constipation Cured
in 1-4 to 21 Days
?LAX-POS WITH PEPSIN" is a spedi
prepared Syrup Tonic-Laxative for Habi
Constipation It relieves promptly
should be taken regularly for 14 to 21 ?
to induce regular action. It Stimulate*
Regulates. Vary Pleasant to Take.
per bottle. &.3-X' . ** - -<k
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Dr. liurk & Spcncc,
will be at Davis Hotel, Farm
viHe, N. C. every 2nd Wednes
day. Beverly Hotel, Ayden, N.
C. every 3rd Tuesday, Come
early, hours 9 a. m. to 4. p. m.
If you haVe head or *e>e
trouble see us.
Orov*'? T?rtrien chill Tonic
restores vitality and energy Ijy poiliyiwl and cn
ricbintf the blood. Yoa can aooo feel its Strength- j
eaioj. Invigorating Effect Price fOc. 1
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(State of North Carolina,
toupty of Piit.
arlie Morgan, In the
p,-' vs. Superior
tAnnie Moran. Court
. The defendant above named
4Vill take notice that an action
entitled as above, has been com
naenced in the Superior Court
of Pitt county for the purpose
of securing" an absolute diyorce;
and the defendant Will further
take notice that she is required
to appear at the term of Superior
pourt of Pitt CounJy to be held
on the ISih day of August 1919,
at the Court house in said coun
ty, Greenville, North Carolina,
and answer or demur to the
pomplaint filed in said action or
the plaintiff will apply to the
Court for the relief demanded
in said complaint.
This the 23 day June 1919.
lerk of Superior Court
i By E. F. Tucker, D. C.
Martin & Slieppard,
? Attorneys. ?
Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days
Used 40 Years
Tin Woman's Toole
Sold Everywhere .
ite us. Wewill
[ON quickly and
Iff you have farms or cit
subdivide and cell your
profitab^rlof you.' ^
Eighty-Eight acres of Farm
JON DOLLARS sold in
But it does no good to save money unless it
is put in circulation in some way:
Until jou are ready lo invest your savings a safe, patri.
otic depository for ihern is a bank account where Jhey will
stand for increased credits on which to finance reconstruc
tion and business activities.
Your funds deposited with this Bank will be safe, imme
diately available and will be doing their full patriotic duty,
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m ' ' . ?
From ihis on we will be permanently located in Green
ville. We now have on hand 500 acres in Pitt county that
will be sold in small farms, and several hundred acres in
We Conduct Sales Both
PRIVATE and at AUCTION.
LANE LAND COMPANY,
BOX 306, GREENVILLE, N. C. .
Headquarters at Proctor Hotel.
EAST CAROLINA TEACHERS TRAINING
A State school to train teachers for th? public
schools of North Carolina. Every energy is direct
ed to this one purpose. Tuition free to all who
agree to teach. Fall Term begins September 24tb,
1 1919. For eatalegue and other information address,
L ROBT. H. WRIGHT, Pres.
Greenville, N. C.
Lalley Light ??</ Power
What LaUey Light has done
for others it wilt do for you
Thousands of L alley owners know L alley savings.
There can be no mistake when so many men, in
so many-states, have had the same experience.
Every testimonial from a Lalley owner, tells of a
saving. T ime is saved?jLabor and money are saved.
So LaUey Light is an economy?an investment.
It saves, time and labor in the outside work, the .
chores about the barn before breakfast and after
supper. \ /
It saves time and labor for the women, in the
home, the dairy and hen-houses,
?* it - ' , ? -_ s
say it's the great
device that the
farmer can buy.
And you can
that what Lal
ley Light does
on one farm, it
will do on an
:jltfe have hun
dreds of testi*
i monialf. from
saves. Let us
show them to
t*rr. It tupphn ?n
Ughit, ntor pump,
iMper, c t?m i?P??