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The Farmville enterprise. (Farmville, Pitt Co., N.C.) 1910-current, August 16, 1946, Page 2, Image 2

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??;? - 1 ? .I.,,. Farmville Given Slogan of "Steadiest Market In The State's Friendliest Town" (By Sam D. Bandy, Sales Supervisor) Seated in the very heart of the bright belt and nourishing its product in the ftafst soil of the State, the Farmville tobacco market, year in and year oat, enjoys eeaerme of suc cess and satisfaction?success which comes with faithful and progressive leadership; satisfaction which comes from harmonised cooperation of the planters, buyers and warehouseman. Domestic, foreign and independent buyers delight in this tobaeco and the pleasnt attitudee which prevail on this market The 1946 season bide fair to carry onward the market's well-earned tra dition?"Finest and Steadiest Mar ket in the Carolina#." Hie tobacco Board of Trade is under the manage ment of H. H. Bradham, Jr., presi dent; J-Y. Monk, Jr., vice-president; and Sam D. Bundy, secretary-treas urer and sales supervisor. Farmville is not only a stable mar ket as far as the farmers are con cerned, but is the steadiest for its grades and types of tobacco sold. TK3? is aaused by the superior soil of Pitt, Greens, Edgecombe and sur rounding counties, together with the long experience of the farmers thru out this section. This tobacco is in universal demand and finds its way to the markets of the world. Two sets of buyers, representing all mgjor companies and many inde pendents, make, up the corps on the Farmville market High personnel of these buyers has been one of the greatest advantages in the existence and growth of the market Many of the buyers have resided here through out the years, while others return season after season, and all are well known and highly regarded by the farmers. Farmville is justly proud of its two modern, independent tobacco com panies. A. C. Monk & Co., Inc., was founded' in 1907, and has developed into* one of the largest leaf tobacco exporting businesses in the United States. The Farmville plant has a daily capacity of 275,000 pounds of tobacco and a storage capacity of 18,000 hogsheads. The Farmville Leaf Tobacco Co. Inc., operates an up-to-date plant in Farmville with a daily capacity of 175,000 pounds of tobscco and 7,000 hogshead storage capacity. Five large modern warehouses, i H"1 SAM D. BUNDY Sec'y-Treae. Chamber ?f Commerce end Selee Supervisor which ere operated by three firms, handle the sale of tobeeco: Monk's Warehouses No. 1 and 2, hegininlr 40th year of operation, are very ably operated under the competent mm agement of J. Tf. Monk, Jr, R. D. Rouse sad J. C. Carlton; Farmers Warehouses No. 1 and 2 (formerly Knott's Warehouses) are very ably operated by Grover H. Webb, John N. Fountain and Jack Moye; Bell's Warehouse, a new firm, is in. the efficient hands of L. R. Bell 4 Son sad C. C. Ivey & Bros. It is fattens ing- to note that the operators of the Farm ville Warehouses are tobacco growers themselves, and their knowl edge of the tobacc growers problems combined with their years of house experience "makes them, emi nently qualified in every respect to handle efficiently the farmer's to bacco and to see that it is sold for the high dollar. Assisting the housemen are auctioneers, book men and floor managers who have long, and valuable experience in the to bacco business nod thus make a great asset to the Farm ville market Farm ville is located fat Pitt County on the Norfolk-Southern and East Carolina Railroads. The Carolina Trailways serve this section with adequate bus transportation to all points. Two transfer companies op erate out of Farm ville, which am J. W. Hardy Transfer Co., and Sam Wainwright Transfer Co, Plans for a new and modem bus station am In the making. A new and modem poet office has been approved for Farro viile and will be built as soon f *-? \ ?-**+*?? <,i ' * .;-*?**? **? r ? *, r,Tma MMnP*^HNC*iHR nTif '.J ?***? membership.' of Oantre Hardware, j riw. A1m in the town are two active and progressive chibs. The Rotary Chib had groin# strong- for a number of and at the present tkne bag its president #. H. Duke, mana of Duke-Garner Furniture Co., Rev. E. S. Coates as secretary. Kiwanig Club is just a little over year old and has for Ea president & Hotchktss, manager of Smith Co., here, and Seth Barrow secretary. An interesting side it on the two dubs is that each a peat district governor fa its membership. J. Irvin Morgan, served as a Rotary governor a few yean ago, and Sam D. Bundy served as a Kiwanis governor last year. An efficient town government is pre sided over by J. W. Joyner as mayor, R. A. -Joyner as clerk and treasurer, and John Stamdll, Curtis Flanagan, Alex Allen, Manly Lilee and Lum Wooten as town commissi oners. In Farmville there are some ninety stores and places of business, cafes and places representing all lines, n good theatre and n Western Union office. Hie telephone system is oper ated by the Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Co., while the town oper ates its own water and light plant. A modem freeser locker building was opened last Fthrqary with some 600 lockers under the management - of Arch J. Flanagan. This plant cum and pro cesser meats and has a quick freesa unit for fruits and vegetables. It is a building of brick and concrete construction and is located just two blocks from the business section of town. The Farmville schools are modern in every respect and the white high school is n member of the Southern Association of Accredited Secondary Schools., A large and spacious gym nasium, one of the best in this sec tion of the State, is a distinct aaai to the school said community. J. H. Moors is the capable superintendent while H. B. Sugg directs the adored There are in Faimville seven re ligious denominations represented by organised churches. They are Metho dist, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Chris tian, Missionary Baptist, Primitive Baptist and Catholic. Farmville has a fine swimming pool and splendid recreational park. Also than is a - - lfi]3tlSiit''l^tf!i''il! ?*3< {? ^^kPk11-?'? cgffe k WujK*i ' '"'.> .?t*' ?: ?s,-.,! ??? id^eswiPvanM a cpaWe ' the greatest ville and the surrounding m unity k the Farmviik Hue paper k ieeued^MM to its readers new* of it is bat k an It otters fee bast local wide trading ana. The ] k published by The Ro* with Q. A. Rouse as its editor, owner and manager, and has a wide circa lation and through tfca plan has initiated and promoted civic projects at a worthwhile nature. It has served Farm ville and community Jn a very fine way for the past thirty-six The business firms join the tobeecoi warehousemen in extending a hearty, welcome to all tobacco growers and invite than to sell-tobacco in Farm ville this season and, when coming to town, bring the family along to do their shopping for the fall and winter months ahead. The Chamber of Commerce and town officials bivtte people generally to visit Fhrmville at anytime and to make fall aae of its faculties, recrea tional and otherwise. Visit Farm ville the "Town of Opportunity" and the 'Steadiest Market in the State's Friendliest Town." Applications for crop insurance on the 1947 winter wheat crop must be filed by September 28. ? NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified As administratrix oi the Estate of Ethel Mae Wooten, late of Pitt County, State of North Carolina, this k to notify aB per sons having claims against the Es tate of the deceased to exhibit them to thu undersigned at Farm ville, North Carolina, oa or before the 1st day of August, 1947, or thk Notice will he pleaded in bar of their re covery. All persons indebted to said Estate will >kase make immediate settlement. Ibk the 26th day of July, 1946. BENNETT T. WOODEN, Adminis trator of the Estate of ETHEL MAE WOOTEN. John B, Lewis, Attorney. 8-2-6t ' iBFm S&32SI mm it'; *?*;;;.f .i?$I$h &,: fr PHOl^|0-l West Wilson Street Farmville, N. C. MAKE PLANS * ? k rt. - '.fl'A - * WSSa iff lr -sfr>, (t?W '?mtmanam.,' vLts-mu.- ? ?*?- : - '??1 - m ' p ?? jw&fl p r ?1 f ?* n ww kWtmx-j* kmA mm m ^-i:$f?i?L 2k:..

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