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The Farmville enterprise. (Farmville, Pitt Co., N.C.) 1910-current, November 15, 1946, Image 1

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WANTED ! I MAKE FARMVILLE YOUR t X SHOPPING HEADQUARTERS I _ ? ? . \ VOLUME THIBTY-8*VW FARMVTLLS, PITT COUNTY, NOHTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, MM WUMMK ? \-'a. ALL IN READINESS FOR BOOK 1 WEEK PARADE ON NOVEMBER 16 3H Alice in Wonderland, Little Women, Winnie the Pooh, Ferdinand the Bull, Hanael end Gretal, Tom Sawyer, Hock Finn, Hitty and Red Riding Hood are some of the characters who will step forth from the pages and come to life in the Book Week Parade, to be held at 10:30, Saturday morning on Main street. The Brownies will portray Mother Goose characters. All the other chil dren of school age hare been asked, to participate in the parade. Further evidencing the interest taken in International Book Week was the good attendance at the Story Hour, Monday afternoon, when Mrs. Elbert C. Holmes related the stories of "The Twelve Princes" and "Why The Sea Is Salty" to an appreciative group. Afterwards the children visit ed the library and many of them checked out books. Surveys show that there are over a million children in this country who have never seen books outside of their . school texts. This means that there are all too many children who have never read a book "just for fun," or in search of new experiences in science, in nature, in the realm of the imagination, in art and music, in handicrafts; of new games to play and stories to laugh about. Backed by the Children's Book Council, libraries, schools, book-stores and civic groups throughout the country will make an intensified ef fort during this week to awaken the nation to the importance of books to children. Twenty-seven national organiza tions are cooperating witK the Council and enthusiastically endorsing the Council's slogan, "More books for more children." Together these groups are working to provide greater reading opportunities for children because they believe in the power of books to educate an open-minded, thinking citizenry. The local library is joining hands with thousands of libraries in our country and the libraries of 3ft other countries in encouraging and empha sizing international understanding through the medium of books. Afi excellent arrangement of books showing the 1946. theme "Books Are Bridges" is on display in the window of Leona's Beauty Shop. At The Kiwanis Club President Charlie Hotchl. iss presid ed and made several important an nouncements at the Kiwanis meeting Monday evening, stating that Kiwanis Ladies' Night would be held Friday night, November 22, and that this meeting would take the place of the regular meeting on Monday night, November 26. He then turned the meeting over to program chairman Frank Allen. * Chairman Frank asked each mem ber of the football team, who were special guests at this time, to stand and be recognized, giving his name and position on the team. The follow ing were present; Harry Albritton, Bruce Darden, Cedric Davis,Jay Flanagan, Billy Fulford, Bill Gregory, Jamea Hiljard, Albert Hinson, Thur man Joynelr, R. H. Lloyd, Ernest Mor gan, Richard Nanny, Tommy Ramey, Robert Rollins, .Bobby Russell, Ferd Satterthwaite, Jr., Jimmie Stocks, Claude Tyson, Jr., Aaron Tyson and Jackie Willis. They were given a rousing applause. Frank then called on Rev. Ernest Clegg, Coach Carey Hairetl, Supt. J. H. Moore, Jim Joyner, Sam D. Bundy and President Charlie Hotchkiss to say a few words and they responded with inspiring remarks, bringing out the fact that though the team had test several games they bad profited by their training and the leadership at Coach Hairell, and that good clean athletics are of inestimable value to Fmrmville and community. Jackie Willis made an excellent response in behalf of Ms team mates. It was annouaeed (hat as many Kiwanians as possible would attend the basketball game the following Right in a group. J. R. Peeler, of Walstonburg, and t. L. Joyner w?u guests for the Hubert Joyner will have the pro J. H. Moore To Preside At Principals' Meet Supt. J. If. Moore, of the FUrm ville Public schools, will preside over the Northeastern Principals' Associa tion which convenes in the Greenville Armory, tonight at 6 o'clock. Following the dinner, the Farm* ville High School Glee Club will ren der several selections under the di rection of Miss Rosemary Holmes with Mrs. Arthur F. Joyner as ac companist. O. E. Dowd of the Greenville High School, will introduce the speaks Professor Guy B. Phillips, of U.N.C., Chapel Hill. Newman Lewis,' of the Chicod school, will give s summary after which the nominating commit tee's report will be heard. Other officers of the association are J. B. McDuffie, of the Elisabeth City school, who is vice president, and Miss Agnes Fullilove, of West Greenville school, secretary. Methodists Ask Dry Referendum Henderson, Nov. 12.?The North Carolina Methodist Conference has asked that the 1947 General Assem bly authorise a state-wide-' referen dum .on the liquor issue. The conference took this action Saturday, adopting a report of its board of temperance. The annual conference ended yesterday with the reading of appointments by Bishop W. W. Peele. The temperance board's report also requested all pastors not to appoint to official church .positions persons who drink, advertise, manufacture, sell, advocate its use or in any other Vyay seek , to promote the liquor traf fic. The report was made by Mrs. B. B. Slaughter of New Bern. Final Rites Held For Dr. G. L. Lang Concord.?Dr. Gideon Leon 'Lang, 64, first president of the Piedmont Optometric Society and charter mem ber of the State Optometric Society, died Wednesday, November 6, at the Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, where he had been a patient for some time. He had been in ill health for several months and seriously ill for fom weeks. Funeral services was held at the First Baptist Church here Friday, November 8, at 11 a. m. Burial fol lowed in Oakwood Cemetery. Dr. Lang was a native of the Farmville section, Pitt County, where he was born January 7, 1882, son of the late Joseph and Mary Ward Lang. He had resided in Concord for 30 years and was active in church and civic affairs. He was a dcacen of the First Baptist Church and a mem ber-of the Woodmen of the World. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Geor gia Biggers Lang; one son, Dr. G. L. Lang, Jr., of Concord; two brothers, JwW. Lang of Norfolk, Va., and E. C. Lang of Gatesville; six sisters, Mrs. A. R. Shearin and Mrs. Ruth Davis of Whitakers, Mm. Lula Mewborn, Miss Mamie Lang, and Mm. Wesley Moore of Snow Hill, and Mrs. Ber nard Edwards of Wake Forest Barbecue - Dance At Country Club Members of the Fannville Country Club enjoyed a barbecue rapper at the club house, Wednesday evening. The supper, consisting of barbecue, slaw, sweet potatoes, corn bread, pickles and drinks, was served buffet style. Dancing was enjoyed afterwards. Nearly all the members were in at tendance. The club house is open every after noon, including Sunday. Several new members have joined the club but the quota of 125 has not yet been ed. -x ATTENDS KIWANIS MEETS Sam D. Bundy, Immediate Ptast Governor of the Csrolinas Kiwanis District, left Wednesday far Charlotte where he attended the Council Meet' ing and Training Session for the nrly elected lieutenant governors. Mr. Bundy discussed the subject "Club Visitations by the Lieutenant Governors." Friday night, Mr. Bundy will bo the guest speaker at (ha Morgan ton 4-H Achievement Day Held Friday h Greenville The fifteen 4-H Clubs of Pitt Coon ty held their Annuel Achievement Day in the armory in Greenville at 7:80 o'clock on Friday night. The week of November 4-0 had been Mt ?side aa 4-H Achievement Week for the nation. Pitt County 4-H Club members felt this time appropriate to review their achievements. There were approximately 220 4-H Cfub members, parents of Club members and guests present. Naomi Garria, president of the Pitt County Council of 4-H Club and a member of the Belvoir Senior 4-H Club, presided over the meeting. The program was begun by singing "America." This wss followed by the pledge to the U. S. flag and 4-H Club Pledge. The devotional for the evening was conducted by members of the Sweet Gum Grove Community Club. Beth Briley read the Bible Scripture. Doris Whichaid gave a reading on Youth, stressing the development of character and living so as to "make the best better." Orval Whichaid led in prayer. The 4-H Club Hymn "Fol low the Gleam" was sung, concluding the. devotional. The roll call by clubs was conducted by Kenneth Randolph, secretary to the Pitt County Council of 4-H Clubs and a member of the Belvoir Senior Club. There is a 4-H Club gavel pre sented at each Achievement Day Pro gram to the 4-H Club with the high est percentage of their members pres ent. Urn Club that wins the gavel keeps it and uses it at local meetings until the next year's Achievement Day. Sweet Gum Grove Community 4-H Club won the gavel by having 100 percent of their members present Ruth Moore, president of the State 4-H Club, gave a tplk on the Achieve ments of club work during the past year in Pitt Ruth is rf member of ling's Community 4-H Club and was elected State President during 4-H Club Week at State College, Raleigh, during last August There are over 90,000 4-H Club boys and girls in North Carolina. Kenneth Randolph gave a talk on his project accomplishments in Hy brid Com. He is the County winner in the project, having harvested 110 bushels of com per acre. Kenneth is an oatstanding 4-H Club member in Pitt County. S. C. Winchester, Pitt County farn\ agent, introduced the speaker of the evening, Miss Eleanor Barber, assis tant State 4-H Club leader from the Extension staff, State College. Miss Barber complimented the Pitt County 4-H Club members for their achievements In the past year. She told them that there were real oppor tunities for each boy and girl to learn the art of better living in their rural communities. She thanked the Club members for asking her and gave tbem best wishes for more club work and better club work the coming year. At each Achievement Day program certificates and'awards are presented to each club member who has done the most outstanding work in his project. Miss Lillian Hines, assistant home demonstration agent, made the presentations for the girls who were winners. Certificates for sucoesaful yean at ekib work were given to 28 girls. Atnoag those suoeesafuUy com pleting one year ct dub work were: Carolyrt Bsabsny, Racket Meeks, Eleanor Owens and Grace Daniels, all of the Bell Arthur Ctab; Cornelia Lang's Community Club. Ms#re? of the Lang's, sad Elisa beth Nanny, of Hie Fbrmville Clubs, kana nAmnlAihil fnrA VA&JM a# wnvlr. liavv wiupivfuw saw ymsms as* iiui ana Three year*, Sailts 8. and Reba Gold Morgan, of~tbe Parmville Club; Hasel Garris, of Lang's. Five years, Ruth Moore and Frances Jones, of Ladg's. Jean Moore 6f the Lang's Commun ity Club, war awarded $6.00 for camp expenses in i?4T f or being elected the best all-round girl camper at the me 4-H Chitf^Osmp. Cornelia Mlfts was presented a cer tificate and meddl as winner for the Senior Dress Revue. Medals and certificates were award ed the following: Food Preparation contest?Hasel Garris; Clothing con test?France# Jones; Records winner ?Hasel Garris; Home Beautification contest?"Ruth Moore; Dairy Foods Team winhftrs ? Ruth Modre and D. Bnfr, Supervisor) viHe Tobacco Market on Tuesday of tit* week surpassed the foal set foT the season, is will exceed 81,860,000 or thereabottta. Tuesday's sales amounted to 889478 pounds with receipts of #178^.10.50 for an average of $44.80. Wednes day's sales amounted to 168*06 fbr $84,788.09, for Mi average of $42.26. This makes a total of 30,646,928 pounds for $16,384,276.16 for a sea son average of $53.80 per hundred. Some markets have closed and others are setting closing dates, but the FVrtnville market plans to run until all the tobacco in this section has had a chance to be sold. Closing date will be announced next week. It is interesting to note that the Famville market has sold mere pounds and paid out more dollars per set of buyers than any other market in this belt. ' ' Tysons-Mays To Hold Their . Annual Assem bly, Friday, Nov. 29 Invitations to the annual Tyson May reunion are being issued today to out-ofrtown descendants of the This reunion, to be held the day after Thanksgiving in the D. A. R. Chapter House, marks the 26th gath ering of the Tysons and the 14th Joint mooting of the Tysons and Mays, who* have'welded themselves into one of the 'strongest family groups in the state. The custom of carrying the spirit of Thanksgiving Day over into the next day, will be continued again, and the .reunion will convene atlO o'clock, Friday, November 29. The main speaker will be Dr. Perry Yates Jackson, of Baltimore, Md., a native of Pitt County. Malcolm Mills, Lang's; Clyde dRal, Farmville; Hubert Garris, Lang's; Mart Hassell Smith, Bell Arthur Sen ior Club. Among those completing 3 years of club work were:JRoy. Flora, Farm grille; Dean Stocks and Roland Young, Bell Arthur Senior Club. Among those completing 4 years of club work were: Jesse Forrest and William Stocks, Bell Arthur Senior Club; Bobby Fulford, Farmville. A medal and'certificate,of achieve ment was presented to: Mark Has sell Smith, of Bell Arthur Club for Field Crops. A county Championship certificate went to Roy Flora of the Farmville Community Club for the Swine proj ect. Hybrid Com is the project that has been stressed throughout tj?e county during the past year for club boys. The Greenville. Chamber of Commerce was the instigator of this program. Winners and donors* of prizes were were as follows: Kenneth Randolph of the Belvoir Club har vested 110 bushels of com per acre and received one ton of fertilizer from the Blount Fertilizer Co.; Bill Tucker of Grimes land Club harvested 97 bushels and received one ton of fertilizer from W. A. Tripp, S.-D. Dealer; Carroll Alexander "harvested 88.4 bushels and received one-half ton of fertilizer from the Greenville Fertilizer Co.; I^lton Rollins har vested 80.3 bushels and received one half ton of fertiliser from the Green ville Fertilizer Co.; Billy Stokes har vested 76,8 bushels and received one half ton fertilizer from the C. C. Fertilizer Co., in Greenville. Run ners up in the contest and their yields ? yi'i'pBttfer- - ?MUW. Vflle *ently in frrned of The ommending that: (1), the alley* be hind the stores in the business sec tion of town be better lighted; (2), that garbage collection in the allays be more regular and frequent; (S), and that the town return to the cos torn of decorating and Ugh ting the streets for Christmas. A further recommendation was to the effect that the owners of the Post Offioe building flrovide better light at night in the Post Offioe building. The Farmville Chamber of Com merce welcomes into its membership the Kaiser-FTarer Motor Company and extends its help and assistance to this new firm,. This gives this organisation a membership new of 99, whick is the largest in its history. Letter of Commendation ' The Chamber of Commeroe is in receipt of the following words of oommendation set forth in a recent letter from W. L. Dowell, of Raleigh, executive secretary of the N. C, Mer chant's Association; "I wish to heartily congratulate you on the splendid increase in mem bership your association has enjoyed in recent weeks and I hope you will attain your goal of 100 members be fore your present membership drive terminates. If you reach that num ber you will have as fine a number of members as there is to be found in any community in the State of com parable size to Fhrmville. You oer tainly deserve the heartiest congratu lations for the fine work you have done In this respect," November 16, "Play v Day" For Women Raleigh, November 9. ? The flret All-State Intercollegiate "Play Day" for Women is scheduled for the Mere dith College anrf Saint Mary's Junior College campuses in the Capital City on Saturday, November 16, All colleges in this State who sup port Women's athletics will send dele gates and contestants. Registration opens on the Meredith campus at 1:60 m. and the program of events is to be announced at that time. Contests in tennis, swimming, vol leyball, badminton, hockey, and arch ery are.set between the schools; and election of officers to a permanent state organisation will follow the Country Roads Are Dangerous At Dusk I Four times as many people are killed on the country roads in the fall and winter months during the three hours after sunset- as during the same period just before sunset During early evening there is heavy automobile traffic and the driver of the automobile or truck has the great est difficulty in seeing. Days are growing shorter and dark ness comes earlier. Therefore, there is a need for special care to be taken by those who walk country roads at this season of the year. Motorists cant be held responsible for all the accidents that happen. Pedestrians must cooperate, says Prof. David S. Weaver, who has in terested himself in all types of safety measures for farm folks, from what to do with bad balls and dangerous farm machinery to rickety stairs that need repairs. Prof. Weaver reports the safety suggestions that have .been given so many times before for those who walk along country roads, especially just-after sunset. These suggestions are: (1) Walk on the extreme left aids of the road, facing the oncoming traffic. (2) Walk on the she^der, off the road, if there is enough room/ (8) Be alert for cars coming in either direction. (4) Look careful 1 for approaching traffic, in both directions, before starting to ernes the highway. (6) Don't walk out from behind a ear or truck into the roadway- (6) When walking at night, something white or carry a light. Help the motorist to see you. . ex, jjWiMUS XZ3 will to aid, care for tie nation's needy and disabled war Oetarans, their de pendents and the widows and orphans of America's deceased heroes of for eign conflicts. Prise winners in the local sale were Louise Lovic, Videan Joyner, Faye Mewborn, and Ellen 'Norris Spencer. '?* Farmville Teams Defeat. Chlcod . Farmville boys defeated the Chicod high school beys basket ball team, Tuesday night, 26 to 12. Farmville used a total of 24 boys in this game. The first string boys were in the game only a few minutes. Jackie Willis accounted for 7 points for the short time he was in the game to lead the scoring for Farmville. He was followed by Joyner and Dupree with four each. Edwards with five points was best for the visitors. 'The Farmville girls nosed out the Chicod sextet by the score of 26 to 28. KilUbrew was best for Farm ville with 17 points, followed by Jones with 4 and Corbett and Moore 2 each. Mills was best for Chicod with 9 points, with Smith ringing the basket for 8 points and Adams with 7. Farmvlle defeated Arthur on two early games of the season. Hie girls score was 80 to 26 in the first game and.26 to 11 in the second game in FSrmville's favor. The Farmville boys defeated the Arthur quintet 28 to 16 and 27 to 12. The -FannvHie boys and girls are expected- to- have two of the best basketball teams in Eastern Caro lina this year. A complete schedule of games will be announced St an ear ly date, i * Rural Industries Conference, Nov. 30 Goldsboro, Nov. 18.?The program of work of the Rural Industries Di vision of the North Carolina Depart ment of Conservation and Develop ment will be outlined at a one-day rural, industries conference in Golds boro, Wednesday, November 20, be ginning at 10 o'clock. ? The sessions will be held in the Wayne County Memorial Community Building, and feature a number of specialists in the agricultural, indus trial and marketing fields in North Carolina. The Goldsboro conference is one of 11 similar meetings being held In North Carolina during November and early December, and is a part of Gov ernor Cherry's Rural Industries Com mittee activity. Development of the state's agricul tural, mineral, forestry, and market ing resources will be discussed by half a dosen of the top men in this field, a spokesman for the committee indicated here today. The Goldsboro Chamber of Com merce and Merchants Association is s co-sponsor of the conference. fts executive secretary, James W. Butler, ernor Cherry. InvftattVns have been mailed to several hundred eivk lead ers throughout the 12 Northeastern counties of Nash, Edgecombe, (Jreene, Wilson, Pitt, Lenoir, Duplin, Samp son, Wayne, Cumberland, Northamp ton, and Halifax. ATTEND WELFARE MEET Mrs. J. M. Hobgood and Mrs. B. L. Lang si I airbill the group meeting of the Northeastern District of the Pub lic Welfare Commission held in Ply mouth, Thursday, at which Mrs. Hob ? Washington, D. 6. Nov.I2?Joeephus - Daniels, Raleigh, publisher and Secre tary of the Nary under President Wood row Wilson, predicted Tuesday ' that there will be no honejgnoon of coopesation between President Tru man and the new Republication Con glees. <e He made the statement after call ing on the President, who Khan Congress to cooperate for the welfare of the nation. Daniels said he came to Washing ton to find out how the honeymoon Was getting along. "There ain't going to be any hon eymoon," he saM. He added thst .be did not thing there should be s honeymoon. He said that each party bettered He own policies were for the beet interest of the nation and that they should stand behind them. x He said he hoped that President Truman has a "very big pen" to"v*to as hard as nails" any reacttonaty legislation passed by the RepubticaM. He referred specifically to his belief that the OOP would try to pam fee Case Labor Bill, repeal toe Wagner Act, enact high tariffs and pass other legislation based on "ati Republican Daniels predicted that be a^fetalemate in the government for the next two years similar to the one in -191140 when President WHeen bed to deal with a Republican Cue Regarding international affairs, Daniels said he hopes earnestly feat bath parties wiH work far woHd peace. He said feat Senator JartMf H. Vandenberg, R., Mich., and Warren Austin, U. S. delegate to fee Uaftfed Nations, w-j abandoned leydfen isolation. v He added, however, tote he did not think the Chicago Tribune and converted tp Daniels declined to say whether be had discussed his beliefs with Mr. Truman. At The Rotary Club Irvin Morgan, of tha bylaws Ma mite, was program leader at tha Rotary Club, Tuesday evening, and choee for his subject the club's by laws. Inasmuch as there had beaa no change m these for some tints apd due to the change of the tineas since the bylaws were drafted, rec ommended and approved, the dub deems it necessary to do this again at an early dat&r The speaker began by reading softie of the proposed charges sat forth by Rotary International, after which a discussion waa held in this connec tion, and some timely revisions were suggested by the members them selves. Rotation Morgan, a past district governor, was weU qualified to pre sent this subject, which was particu larly interesting inasmuch aa it af fects each member of the club. Flash- _ dent Join M. Mewborn urged the members to give serious ooutidsra tion to the proposed cbsnges in the interns before a vote is taken. Visllartaas were Joe Jordan, of Conway, 8. C* aad Randolph Eagfri, '( of Tarhoro. D. R. Conley, of Pitt county of Dr. Paid E. Jonas. A. L. Maxwell, of Goldsboro, was a gueet of J6hn President ward of welcome to the baby bee of tha club, a M. Pay lor, tiki* took over tin duties of towa A ? ? . _ri .l.., rtll d- T am. Amendment iDscsp A complete but unofficial tabula tion of the votes cast in last Tues day's general election shows that the State defeated by a narrow margin the DroDosed amendment to provide legislators with an expettae allow With all of the State's cincts reporting, the ama ceived 14SJU4 favorable vutes. -? a* '?"?<#

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