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DIMES MARCH ONWARD
Once again it become* the privilege
of every American to Join actively in
one of the gnat peace time battles
waged by Man in hie ceaseless strag
gle to make his world a better place
in which to live.
This is the relentless battle
infantile paralysis common
of all, regardless of age or accident
of birth?spearheaded by the annual
March of Dimes, held this year from
Coming as it does, in the wake of
the second worst epidemic of the dis
ease ever to ravage our nation, the
1947 March of Dimes deserves?end
will undoubtedly receive?the fullest
support of every American who hot
only wants to help thoee unable to
help themselves, but to insure for
himself and his family the best avail
able care if and when the dread crip
The National Foundation for Infhp
tile Paralysis, which sponsors the
March jof Dimes, is unique in the an
nals of public welfare organisations.
It is literally the- property of the
American people who support it with
their dimes. It has no other means
for obtaining funds, such as endow
ments, bequests or grants. What it
gets, it gets through the March of
Dimes and through the March of
Not only is the National Founda
tion pledged to do ita utmost when
epidemic?or even individual cases?
breaks-out, but its ceaseless research
into the causes of the disease is the.
only promise we have that some day
that cause will be discovered and ren
In the meanwhile, we can all gatlier
satisfaction from the fact that no one
stricken with the disease?regardless
of age, rtee, creed or color?need go
without adequate care through lack
of funds?and polio is among the
most expensive of human afflictions.
There are three things we know
with certainty. Polfef will strike
again ? where or when we do not
know. Wh0n it does strike the com
munity win be ready?the National
Foundation guarantees that. And the
National Foundation Will be reedy be
cause the March of Dimes will see to
that! ". * v>/
Give generously, give proudly, give
thankfully ? to the 1947 March of
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God called Abta
a gracious promiae for
UnUl today, and re
flected far into iha future, hia name
ahinea oa and on. The promiae ia
being fulfilled. ?HpBHI. ?
Following Abraham, God baa siren
calk, through the ages, to other great
souls to be "channels of blessings."
One of thane calla came to Cleophua
Bo wen Maahburn. After hearing it
there waa no hesitation. He, aa Abra
ham* was a leader in God*a Plan from
early life. Hia belief was in tha man,
who, though doubting, held Ma faith
until Ws feat were planted on the
Hia idea of a Christian was that of
one, who accepted hia
to God and man. One of his
sermons waa prea&hsd from the text,
"I ? ?- i??i? ?
n PlM>TSCTION AGAINST MfBRGENCUS
While the North OuoHaa Medical Oaire Commission seeks to
laein bogpttsls and more doctors to tike Mate to provide better
health for all the-people, earn 460,000 Tar Heela are Already aaund
M ? a m L TvrliAn noAilAil eiajliiei AIsa. nnn ea^Mt49A rtt^.
or pjoptr Aospiauisiuon wnen neeaea, uiMier ine non-proiit dim
Croee Plan. Thla yoapy lady haa reaeon eaoaph to eaalle she's pt
tiny well Her daddy dap alao smile, because the hospital bill's all
paid, thanks to Bias den.
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I BIRD NOTES
Albert Monk Ml an article on the
Gray-throated Thresh which describ
ed it aa being seven and three-fourths
inches long and having a top coat
of uniform olive dyab, white eye rings,
buffy aides and threat Hie Mil
graduates and points downward to
w?rd S tip;" the wings are long and
pointed; the tail feathers are shaped
into aii extreme tip. Its legs
long and slender.
This thresh sings sweetly while
perched in the air. Only three ofher
species sing while in the air.
tropical climates are a favorite
dwelling place of the Gray-throated
Thureh, although its breeding grounds
are Alaska and Canada. -
Insects, especially softforvae, ants,
caterpillars,* May flies, ground bear
ties, and weevils are favorite foods.
In the fall It eats fruits and berries,
such as sour gum, dogwood, frost
grebes and coke berries.
The nest is in s low tree from two
to five feet above the ground; oc
casionally the dwelling is on the
ground. Compact and largely com
posed and interwoven of dry leaves,
and strips of fine bark, the nest con
tains three or four eggs, Which are
greenish-blue speckled with spots of
rusty and yellowish brown. The
lining material for the nest is fine
Cendy, peanuts, apples, tangerines
and raisins were served after the
. ^ CARD OF THANKS
I wish to express my appreciation
to the Loyal Woman's Class, Chris
tian, for the Sunshine basket and
Mrs. Albert Jones.
NOTR OF APPRECIATION
We wish to express our sincere ap
preciation for the many acts of kind
nees and expressions of sympathy ex
tended during the illnees and death
of our husband and -rfep-father.
Mrs. Frank M. Davis, Jr.,
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Agricultural and .nutritional
hare been developed to the point
where it is now possible to
hunger from the earth,'says Clinton
P. Anderson, U. S. Secretary of Agri
HOME OIL HEATERS
AND TOBACCO CURKRS, EITH
HI POT OR WICK BURNERS.
SEE OR CALL LONNIE OR ROB
ERT PIERCE, FARMVILI.E, N.
C. .DIAL Ml-1 (ltc)
FOB SALE: ONE HEATBOLA,
Om W?Uf JnW Lanndry Star"
One M-fi. Twk- AO *?
dition. Sm J^T. Bandy. CM-ttP)
LOST: SUNDAY SCHOOL PIN
PIN with ten h*n. T*U? ??
ward. Return to Srteifrjen Of
FOB SALE: WHITE CBIB FOB 1
aiu up to six years; good eoaai
? wrt" "*
FLOORS SANDED and RKFINIgH
En ? Expert Serriee. I. ??
BRADY, Phono MM, Famrffle,]
FOB SALE: TWO METALWSD
STEADS. May be
gyh SL, at H to 11 o'dodtSat
urday. Mra-'R. C. 8ki*ley"If'j???
FOB SALE?BABY'S NEW" BATH
ENETTE. Still in crate. latended
rM gift to baby wbo bad erne al
ready. Write Mr care ?
Famrilie, N. C
COME IN AND SEE OUR UNE of
Baby Strollers, Play Feaa, Car-|
riagan, Chain, Rocking
Batbanettea, Bed and
WESTERN AUTb A3SO. STORE. I
FOB SALE ?ONE WARM MORN- J
ING Type Coal Store -Perfect
r^itian. Abo One Sixe 41 Now
Ton Coat.? Bollino* Ctaancca A
FOB SALE-Now 00 Burn^g^^l
at Famrfflo Btaeheblth Shop.
RADIO BAijaUIES?Wo bare b,
today. WESTERN AUTO
WANTED: INSURANCE SOLICI
TOR AND COLLECTOR with carl
for the town of Famrffle. StaH
L tag salary, ?#0? a ^.WrRo fat
! SURE TO TUNE IN ON W-P-T-FI
FOB SALE: BELL'S CERTIFIED
TOBACCO SEED. Varieties?4M,
YoBow Special, Virginia Bright
Leaf, White Men, Ortaeco. Aleo
- - Gold, Yellow
Oxford At, 401, Gold Dollar,
IwnT PLANT THE BEST! Sold
by J. H. HARRIS A SON. Fam
yille, N. C. (J-t-Mp)
JUST RECEIVED NICK LOT OF
COVERS - Can fit awet
WESTEBN AUTO ASSO.
AY HIGH CHAIR
panel beck high chair
adjustable feotmt and remov
able food tray. Easily lowered and
converted to play chair with wide
useful play tray. . .. Birch or maple
finish. Neatly decorated,
COMBINATION : ?
STROLLER - WALKER
Reduced from $11.50 J
All steel with rubber tired
riding wheels, rubber covered bump
ers to protect furniture. Automats
locking detachable handle enables it
to be used as either stroller or walker.
Soft enough for comfort,
firm enough for healthful
long wearing cover.
Tot sleeps safely while moth
er Is busy, ih this ivory en
ameled crib. Smoothly fin
ished. Spring included.
All the style end comftfit of an expensive
coach, at amasing low cost!. Study steel
folding frame. Weather resistant hood
and body ef quilted leatherette. Smooth
'riding robber tired wheels. Folds com
pactly for storing or taking in anto, bus
or street ear.
EASY TERMS 1
for Baby ...
Soft, comfortable waterproof
tab with rubber drain hose,
pockets for his toiletries. Top
slides over to make dressing
table. Folds compactly for_
It's easy to teach baby reg
ular habits early with this
comfortable chair. Hinged *
sea t cover. Hay tray. Ma
OPEN A NEW TIME PAYMENT ACCOUNT !
NEW TEAK MEDITATIONS
T naked the New Year
For aome motto sweet,
Some ruje of lift with j
' Which to guide ray feet;
[ asked and paused; he
Answered soft and low:
'God's will to know.'
"WilJ knowledge then suffice,
New Year,' I cried;
And ere the question into
Silence died,* '
rhe answer came,
'Nay, but remember too,
God's wfll to do.'
'Once more 11
'ft there no more to tell?'
And once again the answer
SofUy fell: , J ^3"
Yes, this one thing, all v
;<?, Other things shove
God's will to love."
The chairman, Production Corps oI
tho Pitt County Chapter, received the
following latter from the Lawaon
Veterans Administration Hospital in
Wo would like to take this oppor
tunity to thank you and the members
of the Production Corps of the Pitt
County Chapter for the very nice
which we here received from
you for tho use of our patients.
^Frequently we have patients ad
mitted to our
amonds like these
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make Dreams come true