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Miss Eunice Parker, member of the
school facnity, has returned after a
four weeks stay at her home la
Woodland, due to the iBnaes Slid
death of her sister. ? \ -
Mrs. Jason Shirley and son, Ovar
ies, and Mrs. MeJvin Gay were the
dhtner guests of Mrs. J. J. Edwards
in Wilson, Tuesday.
Mrs. Tom Simpson and daughters,
of Washington, D. C., are visiting
Mrs. W. E. Tank.
Mm. Neta Shackleford has return
ed to her home here after spending
last week with her daughter, Mrs.
Bill Ellis of Wilson.
Mrs. Lewis HarreU, Mrs. Moses
Karrell of Pinetopa. and Mrs. J. B.
Price of Saratoga, spent Tuesday
with Mrs. Arthur Gay.
Miss Sara Griffin was the dinner
guest of Miss Ruby Bunch last Sun
day. , ?
Carl Cobb has returned home from
a Wilson Hospital after undergoing
an operation. He is getting along
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lang and Truett
Lang were Raleigh visitors, Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Hicks mads a
business trip to Raleigh, Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Heard, of
Florence, S. C., visited Dr. and Mrs.
W. A. Marlowe during the week end.
.Mr. and Mrs. Richard Holloman
have returned after a short wedding
trip to the Wwtern part of N. C.
Miss Hazel McKeel and Miss Jessie
Daniels of Wilson visited Mrs. Try
phenina McKeel, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Burch spent
the week end here with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Bunch.
Cold Drink Party
Mesdames Charlie Taylor, Harvey
Gay and Charlie Letchworth enter
tained at the home of the latter, Tues
day afternoon, at a cold drink party,
honoring Mrs. Richard Holloman. A
contest was enjoyed by all, with Mrs.
E. F. Brooks being the winner of the
lovely prize. A note to the bride was
written by all the guests. Mrs. Letch
worth them invited them to the din
ing room where she served iced-cold
coca-colas, cookies, nuts, sandwiches
and mints. The honoiee was remem
bered with crystal in her chosen pat
tern. - .j-"
Mrs. G. W. Bailey was hostess to
the Walstonburg Woman's Club on
Wednesday afternoon. Jlrs. W. E.
Lang; Sr.. conducted the devotional
after which Mis. Albert Bandy pre
sided over a business session.
A barbecue sapper was planned for
the ladies to invite their husbands.
Mrs. D. D. Fields, program leader
introduced the speaker for the after
noon, Mrs. Herbert Hart, of Fnrm
ville. Mrs. Hart gave a very enjoy
able and beneficial talk. The Club
members hope to be able to have
such a treat again in the near future.
Mrs. Bailey, hostess, assisted by Mrs.
Arthur Gay served a very attractive
and delicious salad plate. The Club
adjourned to meet with Mrs. Neta
Shacklefond next time.
Glee dab To Present Annual
The Walstonburg High School Glee
Club with the Elementary Glee dub
will promt a concert Friday night,
April 12, at 8 o'clock, in the school
auditorium. Tfcs is the animal eon
rot put on each year by the director,
Mrs. C. H. WialstocL
The public is cordially invited to
attend. "" ^
Deadline April 10
North Carolina farmers should
lose no time in obtaining' crop in
surance protection on their 1946 crop,
G. T. Scott, chairman, State AAA
Committee, has announced.
"Alter a full year's operation un
der the revised crop insurnace pro
gram, most farmers are 'sold' on its
advantages," Scott stated. "Appli
cations for the 1946 cotton crop
should be filled before seeding, or
Ajjril 10, whichever is earlier," he
Insurance coverage, backed by the
Federal Government, is provided for
cotton, wheat and flax crops on a
national basis. Trial insurance pro
grams for corn and tobacco are being
carried out in selected counties. 'Pie
trial program for tobacco is. being
continued in North Carolina in Vance,
Wilson, and Surry counties. As risk
date are accummulated, new "experi
mental" crops may be added to the
The insurance program offers pro
tection against unavoidable natural
hazards, including drought, flood,
hail, hurricane, insect infestation, and
, During 1946, around 7,668 farms in
the State 'were covered by Federal
crop insurance. This number includ
ed 3,873 cotton farms, and 8,795
wheat farms. The Federal Crop In
surance Corporation has approved
claims for over 842 cotton producers
and claims are still being made.
Having qualified as Executor* of
the Estate of B. S. Sheppard, late of
Pitt County, North Carolina, this is
to notify all persons having claims
against the estate of said deceased to
exhibit them to the undersigned on
or before lite 5th day of April, 1947,
or this notice will be pleaded Jn bar
of their recoveey. All persons in
debted to the said estate, will please
make immediate payment. This the
28th day of March, 1946.
Sue May Sheppard and Wachovia
Bank ft Trust Company, Raleigh,
North Carolina, Executors, Estate
of B. S. Shqg&u-d, Deceased, Farm
Ville, North Carolina.
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Principal looses were caused by cool
weather in the spring', preventing a
good stead, wet weather, and boll
J. Solon Williams of Bt 1, Polk
County, collected over (1800 indemLn
ity on his cotton, crop last year from
the Corporation due to loss caused
by excessive rain and boll weevils.
Application for the 1940 cotton
crop insurance may be filed with
county AAA committees, *. or their
Report Of Seal
Sales In Pitt
All County Tuberculosis Seal Sales
are carried on under the auspices of
the State Tuberculosis Association.,
Preliminary reports on the local sales
have already been sent to the State
Association by Dr. N. Thomas En
nett, Pitt County Seal Sale Chair
Miss Tabitha DeVisconti, Farmville
Chairman, announces the sum of
$696.83 sent in from this community.
Dr. Ennett stated that the larger
colored schools including' Farmville,
Prof. H. B. Sugg, principal, put on
very successful Seal Sale programs,
as did the smaller colored schools
The goal Bet by the State Associa
tion for Greenville and Pitt County
was $4,600. The County raised $2,
397.60. Greenville raised $2,730.46.
Grand total $5,127.96 or 8.3 per cent
m excess of goal.
The money is distributed as fol
lows: the National Tuberculosis As
sociation gets 6 per cent; the State,
20 per emit; and 76 pee1 cent remains
in the County far work to tubercu
losis control, chiefly, in conducting
monthly tuberculosis clinics vand in
furnishing free x-ray to aH deserv
' J. H. Waldrop, President of- the
Pitt GoUnty Tuberculosis Association,
and Dr. Ennett, Seal Sale Chairman,
state -that they degire to expre
their appreciation to all .of -the local
chairmen and their helpers and to
the citizens at large for their gen
erosity in support of the most suc
cessful Seal Sale Campaign ever put
an in Pitt County. "They stated that
our greatest need in the control of
tuberculosis is facilities for hospital
care of both the early and advanced
case as soon ss the diagnosis is made.
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