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Hie 1947 march of Dimes begins
January IS and runs through January
30. But throughout the year infan
tile paralysis attacks daily?and our
doctors and scientists are still on the
offensive against the malady. For
14 days we are afforded the oppor
tunity to furnish year-round ammu
nition?to pit our dimes and
against a ruthless enemy of tfaa~j)j?jj
tion and its children.
The polio virus is one of the most
dreaded foes of American families.
It strikes swiftly, silently, with
scarcely perceptible waning, eating
away nerve centers, wasting muscles,
maiming limbs, taking Uvea.
Without unstinting' contributions
each year to the Mkrch of Dimes,
the average American family would
stand helpless against the onslaughts
Infantile paralysis presents a for
midable picture in any family budget
Thife cost of earing for a patient aver
ages about $1,000 a year?some cases
up to $2,000?and stretching over ex
tended periods of five, ten and more
years?involving hospitalization, of
tentimes surgfery, in moct rases phy
sical therapy treatments, muscle sub
stitution training and vocational re
Contributions to the March of Dimes
have made possible s bulwark against
financial anguish when polio strikes.
Through gifts to the March of Dimes
in the next 16 days, the National
Foundation for InfontiM Paralysis
will be enabled to fulfill its pledge
of cam and treatment for every polio
victim, regardless of age, race, creed,
color or lack of finances.
These dimes wage a great defen
sive waf. Mime, they lead a frontal
attack in research, allowing men of
medicine to be ever on the quest for
better treatments and an eventual
Last year our dimes marched
against ooe of the most disastrous
polio epidemics to sweep the nation
since 1916, the worst in our country's
history. When'the final tally for
1946 is complete indications are that
is will exceed 20,000 victims.
It is gratifyirg to know our
gifts helped alleviate the mental and
physical suffering of these victims
and their families. It must be with
itrmination to win the fight
the dread malady that we
Nuaefres to support mors
fully than ever before the current
of ' "
Long engagements Just means that)
seing if she cam do bettor.
a guy goes wrong there art
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14 COUNTIES HAVE NO HOSPITAL BEDS
,11 COUNTIES HAVE USS THAN IBEP5 PER IOOO
SI counties have uss wan ?to4 beds per ioooi
RURAL ?ADIH *
HAVE NO DOCTOR ATTEN0IN6
Holding hands is either a case of
love or self-defense.
We used to know a feiiow that
worked only while looking for a Job.
for his wife.
There's no use in refusing to let
your wife have her own way?shell
get it aay way. .
Parents used to strike children to
discipline them ? but now they
strike them in self-defense.
The disagreeable part about some
of the tilings people say about us is
that some of them are true.
Most defoitners talk loud and long
of the road to Utopia, but always
want someone to gild it
If somebody calls you a fool exam
ine yourself and make pure you aren't
The best way to find the buried
treasure is to plant the seeds today.
A few persons are born rich, while
others have to enter politics to get
A widow who inherits a complicat
ed estate is likely to revise her opin
ion of the late deceased.
If any man wants to get rid of his
wife, I would advise a long automo
bile trip as a preliminary step.
The lightning that struck the "flag
pole sitter" may have beat just a
spark of ambition?anyway it got
i?BUSINESS ADVERTISING COLUMN? i
For Sale! ? Wanted i ? Lost! ? Found!
FOUND?TWO BAGS FERTILIZER.
Owner cm get mum by seeing
Perry Bntj, FmrMTiHe, N. C. ltp
PHILCO RADIO CONTRIBUTION?
far your listening pleasure any
FARMVILLE FURNITURE CO.
FLOORS SANDED and REFINISH
ED ? Yipnl Serrice. J. R
BRADY, Phone MM, Farmyille,
FOR SALE: ONE HEATROLA,
One Water Jacket Laundry Stove;
One SO-gaL Tank. All in good c?
dition. See J. T. Bandy. (J-J-Itp)
FOR SALE?New Oil Baraing Heat
er, Median size?Set J. E Garris,
at Famrille Blacksnith Shop. ,
STRAYED ? BLACK "feOBTAIL Fe
nale Heg; weight 175 lba. Last
seen before Chriatnas near boa
of Albert MeKensie, Walstonbnrg,
Bt. S. Notify either MeKensie or
John O. Dixon, Farm Wile. (ltp)
FOE SALE: WHITE CRIB FOR
child ap to aix-yeare; good eoaffl
tioa. Write MO, Enterprise Of
PHILCO PORTABLE RADIOS, will
or hoaao current
E TO TUNS IN ON W-P-T-F
(PHILCO BATTERY RADIOS for
the form or any home where' elec
tric current is sot available. On
FARMVILLE FURNITURE CO.
RADIO BATTERIES ?We have
good atodk?Come in and get eae
today. WESTERN AUTO AS
HELP WANTED?Male ft Female?
Can yoh use an extra $5.00 daily
for 4 hoars work serving regular
customers 7 Fall time work also
available. Write Dept. 8-$, The
J. R. Watldns Co, Richmond, Va.
TAKE A PHILCO PORTABLE with
yon oi^ that fishing-or hunting trip.
Operates froju battery or bouse
current. In stock now? : S
FARMVILLE FURNITURE CO.
COMB IN AND SEE OUR LINE of
Baby Strollers, Play Pens, Car-1
Chairs, Rocking Horses, j
Bithuftttcii Bid end MftttrMm.
WESTERN AUTO A8SO. STORE.
FOR SALE: WELL'S CERTIFIED
TOBACCO SEED. Varieties?403.
Yellow Special, Virginia Bright
Leaf, White Stem, Orinoco. Also
Improved Mammouth Gold, Yellow
Mammoath and Bottom Special.
Oxford 30, 401, Gold Dollar, Bo-j
naasa. PLANT THE BEST! Sold'
by J. H. HARRIS ft SON, Fsrm
ville, N. C, , (J-3-3tp)
JUST RECEIVED NICE LOT OF
SEAT COVERS - Can fit moat!
AUTO AiSO. |
The man that talks loudest on the
street corner probably does his listen
ing at home.
A girl seldom marries a man be
cause he has sense ? but because he
has cents. , '
An eye wink takes a quarter of a
second ? but a lot longer to explain
to the wife, later.
Nearly everybody believes in capi
tal punishment, providing it's the
other fellow's capital that is being
That vty mb, C. L. IVRY, Jr., will be associated with
mo as of January ^ 1947, in the rOfresentation in this
territory Of > . '? ?-''"f
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