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Motion To Summon
Churchill, Daladier De
nied; Defense May Be
r, Feb. I7<?Allied proae
cutors rated their- case against 22
Nasis late today, after the Interna
tional Military Tribunaleurlier had
denied defense motions to bring Win
ston Churchill and Edouard Daladier
into court aa witnesses.
Three months of Allied prosecu
tion ended with a Leningrad priest
charging the Germans with wanton
destruction of Russian cathedrals
and terroristic religious persecution.
Arguments Scheduled. ?
The tribunal will hear arguments
tomorrow on the leghl aspects of
a prosecution attempt to try six Nasi
organisations as criminal groups.
These are the German high command,
the gwetapo, the Reich cabinet, the
storm troops t(SA), the Elite Guard
(SS) and the leadership corps.
The prosecution, in demanding con
viction of the high command will
estimate its membership at about 115
Last minute information from the
United States War Department caus
ed Chief United States Prosecutor
Robert H. Jackson to work overtime
on his statement on organisational
criminality. Britain's prosecutor,
David Maxwell Fyffe, will share in
the presentation. The U. S. Army is
known to be anxious for a ruling on
the status of some 80,000 Nazis in
various categories which it holds in
P& Maj. May Chapter DAK
Observes 20th Anniver
sary at February Meet
Mrs. John O. Pollard and Mrs.
Paul E. Jones were hostesses for a
lovely meeting of the Major Benja
min May Chapter, D. A. It., held Sat
urday afternoon in the Chapter
The program opened with the
hymn, "God of Our Fathers," Mrs.
- C."S. Eagles led a meditation on the
theme of World Peace.
Mrs. T? C. Turnage, regent, pre
sided and' noted the anniversary of
the Major May Chapter, which in the
past twenty years activities has met
many crises and accepted every chal
lenge, a record which she said, "we
want to keep in the future."
In a business session the Chapter
gave a rising vote of thanks to the
racrastion committee for the holiday
dance. It was deckled to contribute
ten dollars to the support of bells at
Mrs. John O. Pollard, Mrs. M. V.
Jones and Mm. Travis Hooker were
elected delegate* to the State Con
vention in Charlotte, Mm. S. T. White
and Mm. T. C. Turnage, to the Nar
tional Convention in Atlantic City.
A nominating committee was ap
pointed with Mm. Ellen Carroll as
chairman, and plans were outlined
for the Dedication program scheduled
Mrs. Herbert Hart presented the
program, choosing U her subject,
"The United Nations Organisations,"
which included a discussion of
United Nations Charter, the two
established and the many proposed
international organisations which
to be affiliated with the mother orga
nisation. These d?alt with such topics
as trade, employment, health, human
relations, woman's organization, food;
al labor.- -i ^ A'
The speaker gave a more
of the United Nations
Scientific Cultural Or
and outlined the principal
and objectives'of the meet
ing held in London in November,
Special music was rendered by
Special music was rendered by a
sextette from Atlantic Christian Col
lege, composed of Miasm Iris
Aileen Reel, Joyce Peterson, Mary
Ellen Jones. Jane Goff and Barf*
Ann Jones. They were in nsiliihtil
at the piano by their teacher. Miss
keeping with the day's signifi-l
patriotic colors were used
flowering quince and potted
ijpp , gwfl. C
4 -?ss rtnp|8iiii?i 'I' 'i' '*Fr3*j/
*?' V?'ds>H?'?ISS J***!
??w m-*" '-y v y
World Day Of
March He 8th
Local Women's Groups
Under Leadership of
Mrs. W. R. Burnet
Plan Observance Here
annual observance of World
Day of Prayer, which falls this year on
Friday, March 8, by the woman's or
ganisations of the various Protestant
churches ham, will bo held in a Joint
meeting at the Baptist Church, at 8:30
o'clock, with the program theme,
"The Things Hurt Make For Our
Peace." The program will be partici
pated in by choaen representatives
of each group. Mrs. W. R. .Burnetts,
of the Episcopal Auxiliary, (serving
in the rotation of leadership of church
societies), is chairmen of arrange
ments, Mrs. R. C. Co pen haver will be
program leader, and Mrs. G. Alex
Rouse is in charge of publicity.
All people of the town and com
munity are invited to join in this fel
lowship meeting of prayer, which is
a worldwide endeavor. Last year, re
ports from Africa, India, China, Aus
tralia, Argentina, France, Holland,
Sweden and other foreign countries
went in to headquarters with thrilling
accounts of activities and experiences.
Many cities reported 24-hour confe
ences. All revealed tenderness across
borderlines; that the ofctervance
caused great spiritual uplift, a sense
of deep reverence in the devotions,
and a spirit of goodwill.
The February meeting of the
American Legion Auxiliary held in
the Legion Hall was presided over by
the president, Mies Mamie Davis,
who appointed a nominating commit
tee and a committee for Girl's State.
Letters were read from State offi
cers, 46*. Slaunwhite and Miss Arelie
Adams. Mrs. B. F. Weaver was wel
comed as a new member.
Mrs. Leon Jones, program leader,
gave a paper on Community Set ice,
after which Mrs. B. R. Fields conduct
ed a George Washington contest
The winner, Mrs. C. A. Tyson, was
presented a box of cookies.
In the refreshment plate, Mrs. A.
W. Bobb.tt, Mrs. J. C. Brock and
Mrs. E. F. Gaynor, hostesses, observ
ed the Washington birthday motif.
Angel food cake, topped with cream,
coffee, nuts and mints were served.
Col. McAllister Chapter
I>.A.R. Hears Rev. Gray
Members of Colonel Alexander Mc
Allister Chapter, D. A. R. and special
guests were graciously entertained
by Mrs. 31W. Parker, Saturday after
noon, at her home here. All members
answered the roll call except oner
who waa ill/
Mrs. Harry Taylor, of Hookerton,
regent, presided, lbs devotional, giv
en by Mrs. T. A. Person, -of Green
ville, and Miss Payne Sugg, of Hook
erton, continued the Chapter's study
of "Women of the Bible." Mrs. R.
W. Isley, of Pinetops, led the Salute
to the ITag
Plans fir the State Convention,
March 6 am 7, in Charlotte, were dis
cussed. Delegates elected to repre
sent the Chapter she Mrs. H. S. Tay
lor, Mrs. E. W. Carroll and Mitt Payne
Sugg, all of Hookerton. Three new:
members welcomed include Mrs. Ern
est Hardy, Hookerton; Mrs. J. H.
Harden, Farmville, and Mrs, -Fred
Daiden, Ayde*"'-S ?? " ;; fl
The regent read excerpts from an
.article on George Washington. Mrs.
Parker presented the guest speaker,
Rev. A. D. Gray, new pastor of the
Snow Hill Methodist Church, who
discussed "Werid Affaire." Musical
ee*Mm i lii 11 ltd 1 Kir - M"t
.? were irnucicQ ny mw
Sugg, soloist, .add Mire. Carlos
Special irnsstn included Mrs. E. R.
Mrs. W. M- Willis, Mrs. B. S.
Greenville, Miss Rosa Eagles, Mrs.
E. M. Dati, of Crisp, Mrs. Carlos Wal
ston, of Walstonhurg.
to* fo(^pL_ ?
q, . g? ?# _ ?-.a 11|
2m.j vl) ??? jHtllUllJUkV ?JKI
i HLftjlll 1 citiwm, and Post
of Farroville for the past ten
years, who succumbed. Tuesday, at
noon, to Mt toaOplieatiuin of sev
ServJcea were conducted by the
**r. ?. R. Clegg, pester of the Math
odMt Church, of which he was a
faithful member" and the Rev. M. y!
Self, of lit Olive, a former pastor.
Elbert C. Holmes sans: The Chrtf
tlaa's Goodnight as a sole, and a-mix
ed quartet, composed of Mri^Jf. V.
Jones, Mrs. Alton W. Bobbrtt, Char
les F. Baucom and Elbert C. Holmes
rendered No Night There, O Love,
That WOt Not bet Me Go, Safe In
The Arms of Jesus, and Beneath the
Cross of JesUSt^at the home, mid In
tire Sweet Bye and Bye at the grave
interment was inane in itoiiywooa
cemetery beneath one of .he largest
sal handsomest floral tributes seen
Active pallbearers were nephews,
T. C. Turnage, Jr, Bernice M. Ttfrtj
age, Fred C. Moore, of Dinwiddle,
Va., B. Edison and Theodore T
Moore, A. C. Monk, Jr., Robert T
Monk and Lynn Eason.
Mr. Turnage was born April 11,18S4,
the son of the late Theodore L. and
Emily May Turnage, a descendant of
?tie of the oldest and most peroral
nent famlllee of Eastern North Caro
lina. As a young' man, he attended
the Horner Military Academy, Oak
Ridge Military Institute and Rough
ly eepeie Business College. He was
associated with the T. L. and W. J.
Turnage Co. for many years end at
one time owned large farming in
terests. For the past ten years he
had served as Postmaster here.
A man, upright in character, of
groat integrity and fine intellect, of
a genial disposition and kindly na
ture, Mr. Turnage counted his friends
by scores in every walk of life and
wOI be greatly misted in this com
Mir. Turnage was married an Feb
ruary 15, 1911, to Miss Lillian Whit
field, of Greenville, and Snow HtH, who
survives him with three daughters,
Mrs. Warren Lupton, of Belhaven,
Mrs. J. Y. Monk, Jr., and Kiss Jane
Tunae* a student at Louisburg Col
legia; a son, Colonel Ben O. Turnage,
Jr., Bq. Army Ground Forces, Wash
ington, D. C.; fodr grandsons; two
sisters, Mrs. G. E. Moore, Sr., and
Mrs. A. C. Monk, Sr., and a brother, T.
C. Turnage, Sr.
two New Stores Open
rfrr otwucw x kvxb Tvwa
Concrete evidence of Fsrmvitle's
rapid strides towards recovery from
the business reetricttons and Curtail
ments of war years, is the news of
the opening' of" two new bnstnei
this month; the
SAppty Co. andthe Bconomy
swp#y. " 1
c.&., f.y ^.vWHKnirVl JMlPfP^p* ? ? -. r; ? ;? *?;:; *JB
The Soathem Suppty Go. aruiSusMe
in an ed m tfeiA issue the opening of
March 2. This state is located in
the Hortcn Building on Main Street
and has been recently ramedele
newly decorated and equipped with
modem lighting and salas fatten
id, - a ?.tit ? m ? ? *?* ,. li
WMw Wm vOnpRlw IoTDrBOiy niut lavjr
rtt i.m^ Hi iwi isk.l, Mil Out qi-hi. A #A.
??PpilnillgTKrai; OV ?5tat?|"'A Wit*
mal opening tell be held liter to the
month, according to the menage
William Tj Smith. CtUneas at% in
inspect the foil stock of mto
radio siiiiifhs home annliatmaa
hardware, msraattou, sports, farm,
Pod leather goads, if. . '*
Economy Aato Supply
The Economy Auto Supply, , which
located ?st the comer of Main and
iff is$ t i it.
Men To Meet
Campaign To !
Jt.tie.oo aiiotad to
In reviewing: previous Bed Croes
campaigns fa FtonwMie, Mm. Lang
said today Quit this Community tans
the auviaMe- record of exceeding all
quotas, and expressed confidence in
maintainfag this retort) in the prtn
ent dltaa . (itiSfel- '??/!?'
Group chairmda for the Farm vide
area- me as follows:
One, John a Lewie; two, Mrs. H.
Nasi Howard; three, Mrs. M. V.
Jones; four, R. D. Rouse; five, Jack
Lewie; six. Mrs. Jesse Uoye; seven,
H. b. am* Pfc' -
Composing the special gifts com
mittee are W. Alex Allen, John T.
Thome and A. C. Monk, Jr.
W. G. T. G Greenville, will broad
cast results everv Say fism each of
Pitt's cemmuHitfK from 8:46 to 9KM)
Mm Walter Taylor,
retary, of the Pitt County Chapter
American Bed Cross, reports that the
returned veteran and Ms family will
claim tfaognatir attention in bar
office in1PM, md skates that since
the mar ended, her force has handled
between three and four hundred
cases, moHttrfy, relative to veteran
claims, pensions, hospital service, m
surnaJB adjastmaula, vocational train
ing and job counselling. In the com
ing months, more assistance will he
requested dee to the constantly in
creasing number of veteran* return
ing to tidfe country.
Laud year, 4,600 Red Crossem serv
ed in 1,320 clubs and recreation cen
ters oversees; 4,381 Red Croat do
in n ?> V ' .11-1 *- 1
mestic noBptuu wonDNV smmq vwer
afta in hospitals; 450J000 claims were
handled by thnpt?TB; nearly $160,
000,060.00 in goods and services
(more than half of the relief sup
plies furnished by the United States
government), have been distributed
by and through the American Red'
Cross CSvQien Relief program.
Though Rsace has nominally bean
declared in the world, the Red Cross
battle goes on for servicemen over
sees, of which there are over 2^)00,
000; in theJUdjileli and for war
victims. In the war torn areas, food,
clothing and medical supplies are
give relief in some measure to these
hOmeleea and helpless people, strip
ped Mf all their possessions, through
their Red Cross.
With withdrawal of the military
f*>m civilian relief
Cross will con Warn
stttaace through sister Red Crete
societies and other welfare agendas
as long aa needed.
When tragedies occur at home. Red
Cross disaster workers are on the
swnejmmodiatdy. They feed, clothe
give medical cam to the injured, and;
stay at their side through the long
|M CHURCH BRIEFS :>
a visit with their daughter, Mrs. D.
A. Shytla, in WMhtagtott, D. C.
Rev. Maahbum plans to occupy his
pulpit Sunday morning. |jp
CUmLlw V i j.,1 r aV PiiLjlrr
benior iotm^ naopre or tfte rresby
tatfaa Fellowship have observed a
The groupj, H
? week at tha home of their Adult
Eaaiey, for a
after which the
was "OuSHW M?
Greenyiii^ rtb. 28,-There is no
- mlj| iiiuIsMs-ul iri imif in Mh'
tne wona wmre yuuii^ men
g*t more complete trstntnr *S
dan tten they are given to *.
u. s. Awer Air Fore* rws feet
?u revealed today by Lt Jtenes ft.
and tod- Offteefr at
"The Amy Air Forces are the
aviation organization & the
world," he aafcL "We're not only
of mm important
, At the acienee of fly
tag, tat we are specializing in every
skill and trade which pertains even
mfinifly to aviatisn.
"This means that young men en
tering the Army Air Forces are given
the opportunity to study any of
sooian at subjects which would not
be available- to them elsewhere"
- Wide Range of Specialities > -
Elaborating on the edhaeatiwnl ad?
vretagea, U. James B. Pagett psb*
ed oat that, in addition to fiyfcig
is offered to
"There is undoubtedly an enormous
fotoi. in civilian and commercial
aviation," Lt. Begat* SSM. "YSung
'in this'|,rt"toi iddWU'j' by
eirimtmg in the Amy Air Fortes,
my wfll hot only recede the fittest
possible trebling; hot they will also
be paid while titer ? an loarafcig.
Their edaoation wilt cost them nath
ing- and they will reoefve tbolr food,
rlethea, end iptertt? ft*. -
"Under the GI BiH of Bights, they
ktetet* college or trade or
ftoei at Government ex
after they leave the Army.
"It's an opportunity that's prbtty
to beat," ha concluded.
By The Score 9 to 8
The Farmville Rotary Club dtteafc
ed the Farmville Kiwanis Club P to 8
in a very exciting haifcstfaall game
last Thursday night. President Frank
Williams appomted John H. M 0*0 re
and Robot Rouge as co-coaches with
instructions to put the best five
basketball players that couH be
foand on the floor. Iatst 3
Kiwanians defeated the Retariens by
one point; therefore, the Rotarihns
got sweet revenge. President Frank
Williams led the scoring for the Ro~
tarians with 6 points; ro-ceaeh Rob
ert Rouse literally wore out the nets
with one field basket. Dr. Jolm M.
Mewborn also scored one field basket
George DUvis and George Creek
mar temped ell ever the court break
ing up paae after pees; making it im
possible for the Kiwaafaaa to shoot
baskets. James Monk was easily the
outstanding defensive player of the
evening. Walter Jeans, BUI Duke,
P*al Ewril, Ed Mash Warren, Curtis
Flanagan, Manly Lilea, Lywi Eaaon,
Josh Munden and others saw aether
for the Rotarians. r.
It was rather difficult to determine
the coaches of thai ml? It
appeared St one time that
Allen waa tin coach mat Louis j
the finarier; however, we diatarter-.
od, President Charlie HetehUea slop
ping the game on numerous occasions
make substitutions. From all in
dications, Charlie was trying to find
a combination to stop the teat Ro
blood with a mat crip stmt 1
F. W. Satterthwatte sank a 1
Kiwanians 4 points M the Teed. T<
Albritton finally got 2 points and
Dr.. (Jilahrist md Jake Fields found!
the basket for one point each. It
I00M for e time that Kwatte
David Harris was playing for the
David shot at the Re
st all positions.
Jr., F-dgai Barrett,
ijLi- , . ; ittiW;in'J i
First Affltfv?Wtty* j
By > jmmrhi
Groensille,Peb. 26.?The Farmville
jrwtnis Ctab. omaiilM.
- .1 J" it-PM?1*
under the ? " ??
?by the fhnaviUa civic
"daddy of the tiab,*
?ica and nlitaati d ia m
way laat night a
y*? . .
at the meet* laat aitf* agaaa
this, pertieulady the Rev. Jaok
of ffteahw. vatanam Ki
te Mekar of a member of
Episcopal ehumhee he thfc eeotton,
who paid ttebote hx a parantial way
dte b aaMngi x |
It waa a gnat meat**. Not a
vacant seat m the banquet halL The
h VMak Ansa bete dung* of tea
program. There were music,
are those peo
ple who "get out and do things f
the couiaumlly,-* one man caNL The
FWWrflte ** rwka Mgh ht ti
President Id MM of the Green
ville Kiwanis Club waa master of
earombaite. When he
Hal ?inf of
band leader, tea FaraviUc Khron
iana heard some of the music South
erners like to hear. The talented
pianist dedicated a group number
to Mrs. Elepeth Jbjteer, pianist and
"sweetheart" of tea Farmville Club,
who ia ill in a hospital. Moore made
Eli Bloom, vice-president of the
GssemHIe cllflb, and impressario of
the Kiwanis minktrel, was there hurt
nfeht, ami he made a lasting
with soma Jokes that pleased
Episcopal minister as well as
Ktwanians. The applause
lctaged. Bloom was invited to at*
fcfad again. Incidentally. Bawl add'
Bloom, who hikt provided' program*
aid attended many dtfflerent Ki
wania dab meetings, said "Farm
vtle cannot be topped by any ckft
to the diserttf*?...
It wis Stated that the Ftarmville
club, organ iiii lad, a yeer ago thia
month, with 84 members, has main
tained its- aeerfbership, and to now
about to receive into the fold flmnftgl
nWsv members. That** a
any new organisattom
The Parmville dub to taking __
active part in community afftrits in
fkn 'H-aKbmm mai4rnf eifv M TKn nlnK
the "tobacco market city." The club
to interested in work among young
people, particularly Boy greuta, and
is doing effective work among ti
underprivileged. Use membership
to thoroughly representative?every
of the community life being
BAPTIST WOMEN TO
HOLD WEEK OF PRAYW
The Woman's Missionary Society
Of Oi# Baptist Church will observe a
Week of Prayer, March 4-8, with
programs each day at the
follows: Monday aftareare, a* tha
regular WMS meeting; 'Ttoesday d
8:80 T. M. with the Jaat* and Dlter
medirte G. A.'s and R. A.to leading;
Wednesday at 7 >80 P. M. when the
Annie Perkins Circle and Y. W. A.
will present the program; Thursday
at 8-JO P. M. a?fc>tfca??Mfe<l
On Friday, the
other denomination* in c 1
of Prayer meeting to he held in
8*30 P. M.
tor Vaadeaberg, (B^Mfch) that the
Unite! State* take a fim band in
dealing with 8eviet Bowie on eon
no Itgkhtao was involved, but
Vaadnkef evidently bed woo bis
colleagues' support in the formal
report be matt on bis |
tbms and eoochuiotis as a dele
gate to the recent UNO session in
Worn Democnato and RepoWi
meot of flw way Vandenbsi* ap
praised U. S.-Soviet relations in
his speenh to an applauding
"The situation calls for
and geedwiR, Vat not tor
Vaatedwrfs aasajthn that the
Un??t States, tatted by a consist
ent, posfthre foreign policy, must
speak op wbeh Russia makes her
f i Imii 1 a*. * m mi ? ? ii i j ill,
claims room colleagues apparent!)
itfianlliwas In their approval. Sen
ator Hatch (D-NM), a foreign rela
tions member who is a dose paisiHisI
friend of President Truman, sdd Van
Similarly, Senator Fulbrtgbt (D
Artt), who has critisixod what he add
was tea Administration's failure to
assume consistent leadership in world
affklrs, said he thought tee fckhigw
Senator ww "mbeolutely correct In
lite essence of bis statements."
"We ought to take a fair'stand and
then be fim about it," Pulbright de
clared. "We cannot assume that we
represent all of the moral leadership
ia tte would, bat we maet speak set
tor tee principles for
F*awimr0f Foqds ,
Topic Of Education
Program Qivlsii SfR
i . _______ vt jissf'trr <?
More than a hundred keenly inter
ested gWfQM of the PWtnvHle Freezer
rounding community wishing to know
more aboot the preservation of foods
by freezing were present tor a special
educational program, arranged by/the
plant owner, W. Alex Allen, with the
assistance at Miss Verona Lee Joy.
her, County Home Demqnstretiod
Monday afternoon in
of the High School
Mr. AlMn. presided and (poke brief
ly of the ereettrti red organisation '
of the local Mb reeognized Arch ?
J. Flanagre, manager, and bis assist,
ants, Mrs. Flanagan, who la fat charge
of the office, Jee IT. Moore and Mr.
UK T. N. Hummer, Assistant
cisrete Aaigt of Meat Research, i
Mta. Mary Lee McAllister,
ftpeeWdst in Food Preservation, both
of State Ottsgh Mr. Blummer gave
vital information on the freezing of
?rets for your fieeioi locker and
?J , . fali^i ? f lb i ?? ?- J
ana processing ot irurus ana
bloc far quick freeshig, and
dtretad prepsrwtlew of a pint package
present and spoke briefly. Following
this informal meeting, whiah was
an open house inspection.
At The Rotary Club
Dr. E. W. jNmes,
at the Rotary meeting thia
He chad challenging needs of a
town sad community and sheared the
reeponsibO^iea of the individBal In
making oar town and community
what It should be, naphaeMng that 5
ectWtUes meet of necessity he of
a varied sort, eagh one manifesting a