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them of the erltkal shortage and re
queuing them to taad their taltaeao
and efforts in Ttiietiig tide situation
The following letter was sent b]
the local secretary, in this i
to Congressman Herbert C.
quite certain that you
with the ertttegl shortage now
big in flue iron or flue sheets. Na
turally, this situation will really be
some acute when the farmers ef thii
and other sections begin to try tc
equip their bams for the curing sea
"It is our understanding that steel
mills refuse to -accept any orders foi
this type of business unless Issued a
"directive' by the Civilian Production
Administration. Furthermore it is oui
understanding that the CPA refuser
to iane the 'directive' because It is
being MqaMaiad by 'the Office of
Temporary Control. "Yet, we are oi
the opinion that such a *<BrerH*e' -can
be issued by the CPA or the OTC.
"We do not know all the details
er the intricacies that are involved
in this rttsrtlm. but we do know that
the need Is acute and will become In
creasingly so unless something ia
done to relieve the situation now.
"The PawaviBe- Chamber of -Com
merce and Merchants Association re
spectfully urges and requests that
you exert your influence and efforts
in any way that-you can to help re
lieve the Vefy serious and important
shortage of flue iren."
Theatre Owners Help
In March of Dimes
Theatre owners throughout the na
tion have been called upon by moving
picture operators to participate in the
>947 March of Binds by taking up
collections during shows, from Jan
uary 34-80, J. H. Mo*re, campaign
Chairman here of the National Foun
dation for Infantile Paralysis fund
raising drive disclosed today.
A copy of a telegram sent to the
atrical circuit executives by Richard
F. Walsh, president of the Interna
tional Alliance of Theatrical State
Employees and Moving Picture Thea
tre Operators, received by the cam
paign chairman read as follows:
the war, we motion
picture projectionists gave our time,
our sincere efforts, and our moAdy
without stint for every worthy
that the war is over,
our first thought in peace is the
lealth and happiness of our children.
[%e Motion Picture Theatre owners
originated collections for the Magidi
?f Dimes to fight infantile paralysis.
? the industry, therefore we ??
Is oar fight ? 4 '
Last ypar was the worst infantile
paralysis year in the history of the
National Foundation for
Paralysis. For this
to participate for the welfare of our
children and all children of the nation,
and we call Opon
to cooperate with the !
Division of the National
for Infantile Paralysis by audience
at every performance from
24 through January 30^ For
the children down;
bar duty. We are
to do poor share.'*
\ Commenting on Mr. Walsh's moo
Mr. Moore said: "This fine
evidenced by the moving pie
that the v.
?steel companies to manufacture
of sheet metal
for tobacco coring
that they would 'attend ti
aing problem at once by long
Hie CPA spokesmen, who hare
the authority to issue directives thai
would -compel th? steel companies to|
produce the Sheet metal, hope to pre.
vail upon the manufacturers to meet
s demands voluntarily.- CPA is re
luctant to issue directives at this
time since it is in process of liquids'
tion and the govenme|| generally is
trying its best to 1st private enter
prise handle its own problems.
Bonner told the CPA that the
Tar Had delegation would, be back,
and carry its appeal brtiigher autho
rity * jjpimaiy, if the demands for
sheet metal are not met "in a roasQBt
At The Kliraius Club
At its regular questing on Monday
evening, presided over by the newly
elected president, Alex Allot, mem
bers of the local Kiwanis Club bad
the privilege of hearing the Rev. R.
E. Hardaway, pastor of the Memo
rial Baptist Church, Greenville, and a
Kiwanian of twenty years, in a time
ly and constructive talk on "How to
Build Good WilL" The guest speaker
was presented by Bob Wheleea, pro
gram leader of the evening.
Kiwanian Hardaway outlined, ih an
impressive manner, the fundamental
principles of success, discussing per
sonal courtesy and service, the op
portunities provided in a community
for a distinctive service by Kiwan
ians, and the importance of building
The speaker's, trend of thought and
admonitions were quite timely - fol
lowing, as they did, the recent instal
lation of new officers..
Kiwanian E. W. Holmes, newly
elected music director, led the sing
ing of "Happy Birthday" m observ
ance at recent birthdays of fellow
members, Sdiq Lewis and David Har
Billy Smith will be program direc
tor next week.
New Officers Installed
By The Masonic Lodgre
In its first regular meeting of the
year, Luther P. Thomas was installed
as master of the fWrpttfUe Masonic
Lodge. Along with him the other
officers installed were as follows:
John E. King, senior Warden; Her
Baker, junior warden;. Sam D.
Bandy, Senior deacorf; F. C. Owens,
junior deacon; C. L. Irey, senior
steward; Joe Willoughhy, junior
ash Warren, treasurer; and Joe
installation was in charge of
James W. Brewer, of Greenville, Dis
trict Deputy Grand Master of the
?J"*.. ' -jt???--??? ??
of Dm most succei
long" history. ?
Br< ?? CH
; % Chant jr Agent.
ftul several farmer* to-I
the larvae of the tobwxo moth. The
or adult arffl be talk until the pre
ventive for this hideous ilmn is
Shf Mb that mm do -ear pent, net
by telling everyone hear her etdUk
like tlfoaeands ef oth ? ??
? _Ll*tls 1
by the March of Dimes."
by,?... rv_,__ dteMea- pi 11L1I1 j.n iwtien
ntney ciruxy was stncKoi wnen
the infantile partilysie epidemic swept
through Kentucky in 1M4. She is a
completely hpSlthy ana normal child
still kse traces of On
Which attacked fcer viciously then as|
?.ii -i- _ .1 .iy.? OE /Mb
attacked mere tnan zo,uu
cans last pommer in the worst" epi-1
demic the nation has known for over|
Little Nancy, like thousands of
other polio -patients in the nation's
hospitals today, rteslvod export at
tention and modern treatment, 'ftp
bills?for doctors, ntrrsee, physical
therapists and follow-up clinic treat
ments at the General Hospital In
Louisville ? were paid in full fcy the
Kentucky Chapter of the National
Foundation for Infantile Paralysis,
with funds made available through
the March ef Dimes.
"Without that help, I do not know I
how we would hr e managed," Mrs. |
Drury writes. ">ve were eo fright
ened. first there was tee terrible
pain and the four of partdysis as
Nancy's little body went stiff .sod
helpless. Then there was the worry
how could we possibly pay for the
hospital and the doctors and nurses
Nancy needed? To have the money
provided by the Kentucky Chapter of
the National Foundation was like s
miracle. They paid for everything,
aaw that our child- had every chance'
"Sometimes you find friends when
you're in trouble. That's what the
March of Dimes was to us?a friend.
As a mother, I want to ask all moth
ers to help the March of "Dimes. You
never know, you cannot tell. We
never thought a child of ours would
have polio. It may be your child
next summer. As long as there Is a
will not have
March of Dimes, you.will
to Worry shout what to do. Yo*
local Chapter will tell you, as mine
told me, where to; go and how to get
the beat modern treatment for year
lfcj||| ? . ' |
"We're proud that .Nancy wai
chosen to be the poster girl for the
LM7 March of Dimes. She wants^to
do her part to make sure then
slways be help for bfoer children who
might need it. Help us kelp the
others. It U our ohly way of thank
ing you for the help yop gave us
through the March of Dimes."
Eire Destroys Track
With Load of Clothing
And Kitchen Furniture
An M-riiit-* of Monday, which re
ulted in ? "Aw Jj"*?
y totted and couMweU b^??
kitchen furnishings of th?
I Taylors from Farmville to
and puncturod the gas j?
,g in a fierce blase, which
ignited the fl^ ^bkh
Mt-d to cut off the motor and *
iust before the truck
^ l inferno. and which was
wd rolled into ?
ii f ?... . ? ?
tilings, rat in
:ello", or "Phre
The most outstanding landmark and
* one first visited by the Mklahlni
la Diamond Heat, ? peak jetting oat
hrtothe ocean. It ie from this point
that a fall viow of the ocean is pos
sible. Imagine the simple beauty
homes scattered ?wag a mass of
tropical growth, a small strip of beach
dividing aKWeh shore from the blue
Paetflc. It is also from this spot that
the Doris -Duke estate can be i
As you turn your eyes seaward, the
ndsty outline of Koioksi, which is
ajpnudmately thirty minutes away by
air,^ Appeen. Inner
aa one gases far oat into a|
e "? , -
drive Mm Hono- j
lute to &oKo Head ia one taken fn
a-traW faide. Through the Wailciki
district, yon pass, following KoKo
Head road which winds around and
batweSh boulder*. On one side yon
have pcnmtful waves pounding against
huge clifts. A bit further down the
road Where there is a wide beach,
white cape kiss a sliver beach.v At
the same time on the opposite aide,
tall peaks rise to Vast heights.
/Along KoKo Head drive there ie
tire Blow Hole, where suction beneath
rocks caoses a geyser to leap many
the air. The Blow Hole Is
active and many 'hours are
spent, watching this unique creation
of "mother nature.
F "KoKo" Is a Hawaiian word
ing Bloody. One-can well understand
why this point is called KoKo Head,
(or here in the old days many vessels
were Shattered to Splinters. While
the beauty of this is beyond the hu
man mind's comprehension, thiajs the
most dangerous point on the island.
Although swimming for military per
sona al is restricted, islanders do a
great deal of spear fishing hex*.
In the vicinity of tikis Blow Hole ie
n memorial, erected to Amelia Ear
hardt, the flier who presumably lost
bar life several years ago. She flew
aver this point on her first flight
to Hawaii Of all
this hi the
What la more per*
fact than to have a memorial erected
M?h e? a cliff, overlooking n treach
prous, yet soothing sea, where trade
. - ? ? ?
Nunania Pali offers the most ex
Citing ride (Mi the Wand, Commonly
konwn da the FalitUs ie where, t^ey
Mar, stttekteis impossible. Two moun
tain ranges meet, causing a strong
wind -which seems to lift the vehicle
as it makes the turn. Many people
who were '"tiding motorcycles have
been, blown from the cliff. At this
point, a perfect view of She other
side of the Island fa possible.
As a car descends, dangerous curves
ars encountered. If one suffers from
aversions, it is suggested he does not
go down the Kaneoe side.
The other side of the island waa
worst hit by -the tidal wave of last
spring. It is here that many homes
f.vv. itfjil S,''
State Fire Marshal
Brockwell, of RaleigC gate high
lights of the chiefs meeting held
Salisbury recently for the
of discussing hotel firee.
The Washington unit win bi
at the Mat mtoting, April 14.
; . . :
The State Agriculture Department
says that the indicated production of
tobacco in Bdf' *
oid crop, and compares with 1,994,
000,000 pounds for 1045, hut is shout
1.6 per cent lower than was indicat
ed last November 1. The acreage of
IB tobacco is estimated at 1,988,000
somewhat below earlier esti
but 6.4 per cent above the IMS
The crop of flue-cured tobacco is
placed at 1,322,000,000 pounds, al
most 169,000,000 pounds larger than
the previous record crop of 1946.
The marketing season is largely over
for flue-cured types, except type 11.
Only negligible quantities of type 12
remaflied unsold on December 1.
A total of 581,000,000 pound* of
hurley tobacco from the crop of 1946
was indicated as of December 1. Hits
is approximately the same as was
harvested in 1946 and about two per
cent below the record crop of 1944.
The December estimate of total acre
age of buitey tobacco, at 477,000
acres, is seven per cent below the
611,660 acres harvested in 1946. The
indicated average yield per acre in
1946 ft an all-time high, but 98
pounds per acre above that of 1945.
'Mrs. D. L. Moors, Treasurer of the
'Pitt County Tuberculosis Association,
reported through the Pitt County
Health Department the following ex
penditures for the month of Decem
ber: ? .
December 3, 1946, through Jan
uary 10, 1047?x-rays **7.00, Seal
Sale postage *36.00, Seal Sale Cleri
cal Worjc 9101.04, Renfrew Printing
Co., 127.56; with a total of 9191.49
Workers are brought in from aur-l
rounding islands while they are teen
After the tour when everyone is
vweary, visitors walk to a fountain,
turn the tap, and ice edit} pineapple
juice fe?s freely.
? Visitors are welcome and urged to]
return as often as desired.
Wilhemenla Round top and the Punch
Bowl hold many charms but none
compare with the Tantbsu.
& At the summit, tins entire city of
Honolulu and Vkfnity is visible.. At
night when the lights are aglow, one
has a feeling of success, of being on
top of the world. >?
In the peaoe and quiet that pre
vails, there is nothing to disturb in
nermost thoughts. Even the soft pat
ter of rah) aids a person to think at
April is the most beautiful part
of the year. People apeak of Paris
in the spring, yet, Paris could never
surpass Hawaii. Flowers grow in
profusion ? Orchids, Bougainville,
?, Carnations, and the national
, Hibiscus. Than are many
at orchid, but the most popular
it, U Hie name indicates, the 'Baby
grows no place else in
or pink and white
beautiful leia, but
by the rector, i
crvital aid silver,
from Austria, presenter by
Madeline H. HiMMfo. of
tea, D. a, and Petersburg, Fbu, in
memory of her mm, the late Charles
Stanley Rountree, Jr., a veteran of
World War II, aad a communicant of
the Church; a Bible for the
brass altar candelabra aad a red vel
vet drape for the sanctuary
ed by the Altar Guild, of which Mrs.
John D. Dixon is directress. The
Bishop refoned to the Epiphany sea
son as being most appropriate for
of the Bible, the I
of Christ, the Light of the World.
Bishop Wright aad the Rev. and
Mrs. Rountree were dinner guests of
Mt. and Mrs. Tommy S. Ryor, Son
"March Of Dimes"
WHEREAS the nation has just
emerged from the greatest epidemic
of infantile paralysis dace the great
scourge of -1916, and,
WHEREAS, the National'Founda
tion for Infantile PHraiysis, which is
supported by the March of Dimes and
by the March of Dimes only, has been
called upon a never Srfore in Ha
history to spend millions to bring the
best available care to those stricken,
regardless of age, creed, color or race,
WHEREAS, the National Founda
tion* for Infantile Paralysis will be
called upon as never before to provide
continuing care for the thousands
stricken until; maximum recovery it
assured -In every case, thereby ful
filling its expressed pledge' to the
American people, and, :
WHEREAS, the National Founda
tion for Infantile Paralysis has, in
addition to these huge sums spent
millions?and Will continue to spend
millions ? in research seeking the
cause of and possible cure for this
great crispier, and proposes so to de
until polio is rendered harmless, and,
WHEREAS, the National Founda
tion for Infantile Paralysis, support
ed as it is solely by the March at
Dimee, will need minions of addi
tional dimes this year in its wide
spread educational program derigned
to strike againat polio's two greatest
allies?fear and ignorance, and,
WHEREAS, the National Founda
tion for Infantile PgfMysis, spear
head of the ceaseless war against
polio wiU, for the reasons set forth
above, need funds to carry on its
work in 1947 as never before in its
' " WtM
the week of January 24-30 f?
far it wffl remit in being
fnl benefit in point of
Tiekehs will go on sale next
Thelall will begin at 9:00-o'clock and^
continue until midnight or later.
Plana (all for a wA known orchestra.
It ia hoped that everyone in the |
community will buy tickets and at
tend the ball if possible. In con
tributing your dimes and dollars you *
can help polio victims of this com
munity as well as those througbsVg?^J
the nation. ,. ...
The celebration of this oceas on by
the American people this year will
be the second held in IS yean without
the'living presence of and the-inspir
ing broadcast of Franklin Delano
Booeevelt, the man who inaugurated
a nationwide fight against the dread 'M,
disease of infantile paralysis and be-|>-' J
came the symbol, ef success in bis
personal struggle against this tragic
The late president bequeathed to
the American public the cause to
which he was so xealously devoted
extending research toward complete
ly conquering rite disease and con
tributing funds to the Warn Springy
Foundation, the facilities of which
Can aid those who are already strick
Army Looking Por^
The United Statos Amy is
fo? partially disabled combe* *
veterans of World War II who would
like to enlist in the Regular Artny.sf .
but who have been unable to do to
due to their disability, says 1st %t
Arthur W. Grant, Commanding Offi
cer of the Army Recruiting Station,
Under a new directive''from the
War Department, certain partially jpj
disabled combat wounded veterans
will be accepted in the Regular Amy.
In order to qualify, the veiMn must
be able ts meet all other standards
and qualifications necessary to enlist
in the assy with the exception of hit
combat incurred disability. His phys- ?
kal condition must be such that ha is
able to cars for his personal ofeeds
unaided and farther hospitaixation <
loss of time is not expected. He :
also be capable of performing the
duties of one of many military ????- "jg
trained in one of those
meet these qualifications will be
listed in the Regular Amy for
years unassignad. Th
they will not be gin
branch of service. The
is ttfkt their service will
so wiav M>vu s*vl
r January 31st
these men will be enlisted to their
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