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The Farmville enterprise. (Farmville, Pitt Co., N.C.) 1910-current, May 09, 1947, Page 6, Image 6

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Are S foe on Rn the fact that this year already hare year's Innate for the aa more than 80 per east Losses no far tide year totalled $121,939,000. Looses for the 12 months ended February 28 $581,347,000, the greatest this coun try has ev?r known. This by nearly $80,000,000 the highest an nual fire waste the natioi has experienced. , - :.Jra9 No fire disaster has taken a large toll of lives in 1947 to compere with the tragedies of the Winecoff and La Salle hotel fires last year. Yet the death toll is mounting steadily because of the thousands of smaller fires occurring thoughout the coun try. The fire prevention conference, which President Truman has called in Washington on May 6, 7 and 8 will be the first organised national effort ever made to combat the fire menace that delays recovery after every war. State and municipal au thorities will join with fire preven tion experts, scientists and others in studying ways to reduce the .death toll and keep property damage at a minimum. Fire experts say that, if follow the same trend as they (tioa, Fire-Fighting Services, Lews and Law Enforcement, Organized Public Support and Research. These committees' reports will form the basis for the conference work. Major General Philip B. Fleming, Federal Works Administrator and Administrator of the Office of Tem porary Controls, who has been ap pointed General Chairman of the Fire Prevention Conference, is di recting the assembly of data which the conference will act r Woman (to rabbit sitting in frigerator): "What are you doing in thereT" .-Safe? ?-**<& ? Rabbit: "It's a Weetinghouse, isn't it? Well, I'm westing." Veterans who hold-the 5,784,000 curance policies in force with Vet erans Administration have converted more than 700,000 of them to per soft in surplus has been added. This is a sealed bid sale of 11 bits of feather filled and cotton filled pil lows, with acquisition cost of $29,008. This WAA offering, made in the region's project OFF-8512, states the pillows may be inspected by priority claimants and other buyers through May 14, by contacting the Surplus Property Offices respectively at AAF, 1307 (SPO) (DET), Greej boro, and ?ldg. T-B876, Gamp But ner. Bids with 10 per cent deposit must be sent to the WAA Customer Service Center, Bldg. T-ORD, Greens boro. Bids will be opened publicly at the Greensboro Center, May IS, at 1 p. m. A $729,786 fixed price sale of an tomotive vehicles, "naed-repairs re quired," which ends for priority hold ers of CPA and Rousing Expediter Certificates, May 8, will be open for certified World War II veterans, May 12 and 18, and other priority buyers, May 14-18. On May 19-20, orders will be accepted from auto motive dealers, franch! sed bus opera tors, trailer and coach dealers, and exporters. The offering is fully de scribed in WAA Program AUTO 4009, obtainable from Charlotte Re gion's Customer Service Centers. It includes about 400 need motor cars, trucks, trailers, buses, etc. Two other fixed price sales now in process feature industrial materials end miscellaneous industrial tools and equipment The first of these is now open to all types of purchasers, while the second ends for priority groups, May 20, after which it too, is open to all buyers. A sale of surplus surgical, dental Instruments and lab equipment and supplies closes for priority buyers May 20. An automobile parts and equipment sale closes for priority buyers May 1$ and then opens to li censed auto dealers. The other sales are termed "continuous." Further information may be obtained from the WAA Customer Service Centers in North Carolina?Charlotte, Wil mington and Greensboro. WILL. IX BEAMAN Will D. Beaman, 61 ,? died at his home near Farmvi He late Monday afternoon. Funeral services were held from the home Wednesday after noon at S o'clock, conducted by Rev. L. B. Manning, pastor of the Friend ship Free Will Baptist Church, , of which deceased was a member. Sur viving are his widow, the former Mollie Letchworth; two sons, Cla rence A. of the home, and Robert D. of Greenville; four daughters, Mrs. Hugh Ws^nwright of Farmville, Mrs. Paul Goff of Stantonsburg, Mrs. Claude Edwards of Vfczmville, and Elraa of the home; two brothers, Robert of Trenton and Allen of New port News, Va. V ' Visitor: "What was your mother's name before she married?" Little Boy: "I think it was Statler. That's the name on all our towels." I NOTE OF THANKS To My Friends and Supporters: I wish to express my appreciation and thanks for your support and votes during the recent Town of Farmville election, and I pledge to all of the people of Farmville my best and sincere efforts for a progressive and fair administration of the Town of Farmville Sincerely, J. w. Wednesday Closing WE WILL CLOSE AT 12 NOON WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, AND EACH ALTERNATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE SUMMER MONTHS. WE WILL BE OPEN TO SERVE YOU EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY. m* WHELESS DRUG CO. FARMVILLE, N. C. HOURS foOR EYE EXAMINATION Daily Wednesday 8:80 to 4:80 Until Noon DR. KENNETH L. QUIGGINS OPTOMETRIST W ? mM W. 4th Street,'Greenville, N. a Upstain . ; Phone S7T9 Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted your investment, your time and labor, with Farm Bureau's hail s sure! _ jB&uatgzxm m i ?'' Wmm i. r 1 3 o F < pjt* ,? ( ? . v .* ?'f IS THE LAST DAY Your lastchance at the parade of bargains given at K. Cannon's Closing Out Sale. We wish we could stay longer but "all good things oome to an end." The thousands who hare been here during the past month know what savings the sale has meant for than. Come over tomorrow and youll agree with them. LAST DAY SPECIALS! Tfcc Boors Clro For Good Satarity, May II, SW MEN'S WORK SHIRTS 8 k > ?p Ladles' Leather LADIES' SUPS 1 White or Pink $1.49 Reg. $3.00 value LAMEST SWEATERS 100 per cent WOOL ~ $1?77 Reg. $5.00 to $6.00 values _ MET* SPORT SHIRTS GABARDINE Reg. $6.95 value ^k 4k4P.*^ ^k 4P1' ,51" A ?'? ' ufaSi "' ? ?????? j Tho Ford throo-window, six-cylbidor business coupo is Tho prtco has been^roduced Iwtniy dollafs bolow tho prico fail when production on this-mo^ol was temporarily inl .. -4 B -ij L

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