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of Greenville, Pitt
of the 1MT R
has made 1
drive vh a brilliant success, with
tba county exceeding its quota by
raiaing 121 per cent of ike amount
attoMai to it
IV chairman pointed out, how
ever, that the quota aet was the
minimum with which the county
chapter couM operate and that with
this overage the chapter finances a
in healthier condition. Mr. toft
praised the splendid efforts of tho
district leaders who worked se dili
gently in Pitt eoanty daring this
campaign. He also expressed appre
ciation en behalf of* the chapter
the many volunteer workers who
in making this drive a si
and to the people ?f Pitt who
gave so liberally to this Cause. The
districts, chairman at each, and the
percentage raised, follow:
Ayden, J. R. Taylor, HI per cent;
Bell Arthur, Bruce Strickland, 95 per
cent; Bel voir, Mm Margaret H.
Hux, 100 per cent; Bethel, Walter
Latham, 100 par seat; Chicod, A. F.
Tyson, 60 per seat; Falkland, G. H.
Hitman, 85 par cent; Fountain, R.
A. Fountain, Sr., -86 per seat; Farm
ville, Sam Bundy, 100 par cent;
Greenville, John G. Fleming, 126 per
cent; GrimesMnd, Loyd Whichard,
117 per cent; Grifton, Richard Nel
son, 122 per cent; PUctalue, T. M.
Grimes, 100 per cent; Stoked, J. B.
Congleton, 109 per ?SOt; Winterville,
Mrs. Woodrow Worthington, 108 per
cent .7 . ?c
The chairman waa quoted as fol
lows: "You (an always count on the
people in^ tjlis county to share its
responsibilities in these worthwhile
causes. I am proud of the people of
Pitt county for the way they have
worked and contributed in this
HOOKKBTON UNION TO MEET
The Hookerton Union will meet
at the Bell Arthur Christian church,
tomorow (Saturday), at 10 o'clock.
A large crowd from nearby churches
is expected. The program committee
has secured several good speakers.
"Sanity is madness put to good
Since "an Army mores on its stomach," one of the moat important men
at 3rf feegt Horse Platoon in Morles, Germany, is T-4 David T. Hollamon,
brother of Mrs. Mary EL Rusael; at Farmvllle. Hollamon hsrbeen in the
Army for 17 years and a cook for IS. This photo shows Hollamon prepar
ing one of his dishes. - "
D. H. Conley, treasurer of the Pitt
County League for Crippled Children,
ha* rendered a financial report for
the chapter during, the period from
March 16, 1946, to March 24, 1947.
Mis statement shows that the or
ganisation began the period with a
bank balance of $407.20, and that
proceeds from the 1946 sale of Easter
seals amounted to $659.62, making a
total of $1,10&20, which the group
had in its treasury.
Stamp sale expense ?$ 4.66
X-rays, special drugs, artificial
appliances, etc. ? 169.55
Paid to State league 334.26
Transporation to Orthopedic Hos
pitals and clinics 118.44
Lions Club (one-half of proceeds
of Seal Sale sponsored by the
Total Disbursements 644.62
Bank Balance, March 24 469.20
.The county chairman, K. T. Fut
rell, stated that this financial state
ment covers service to 46 crippled
or physically handicapped- children
being about equally divided between
the races. .?
Half of the mogey. from the sale
of. Easter Seals is sent to the State
rreesurer. The State chapter, when
requested to do so, matches county
Blue Mold Treatment
Blue mold is present on plant beds
in all sections of Columbus county,
reports Assistant Agent S. J. Weeks,
who also reports that it is causing
considerable damage to the smaller
Hie last few days have brought
very favorable weather conditions
for blue mold attack and jnost of
the plants are very small, mudfc
smaller than normally under similar
weather conditions. It is recom
mended that fanners begin treating
their plant beds with one of the
recommended preventative treat
ments, regardless of the size of the
Recommended treatments are Fer
mate spray or dust, yellow Cupro
tide spray and Bismuth Subsalyci
late. . ,r
Fermate, the most popular material*
among growers, is becoming vefy
limited in supply and an acute short
age of this material is likely to de
velop. . ;?? '331
Growers who plan to treat their
plant beds should secure enough of
one of these materials now so there
will be no delay in treating. Delay
may mean the difference between an
ample fupply and an acute shortage
of plants for setting the crop.
Complete instructions for treating
the plant beds can be secured from
the county agent's office.
chapter funds for the purchase at
artificial appliances. The State chap
ter also gives substantial donations
on the cases of rheum&tiq fever. The
State funds serve to give sup
and assistance to the outlying poor
er counties in the State where veiy
limited funds are available for the
crippled or physically defective chil
dren who are most in need of cor
rective health work. It is also pro
viding instruction for children with
defective speech. Ninety-five pei;
cent of all the funds derived:/
the sale of Easter Seals remains
the State and five per, cwjt is
to the national chapter for supplies.
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"*Of Your Budget!
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It wm hdp te practice some of thelessons h?.
f ed in the past few fears. Bay only what you need,
and set the best quality yea can afford. In the
r:i|an* run, yonU SAVfc ALL WATS-.and make
I year income go * **
Hivcev lir X Oer CrUodlr MTTtee in aH financial
INVIST IN > mattan ?tt mt ?tt y? <w
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Misses and Women. AH the crises so new ' mm ?
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smart one and two piece styles for
Juniors, Misses and Women. 0 r'
Hundreds of new Easter Bonnets in
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est spring styles.
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