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professional men are banded togeth-l
er under the motto, "We EfoiM," a
good many things are likely to be
And they are in Kiwanis Interna
tional's 2,660 clubs throughout the
Uiited States, Canada, Alaska and
The name Kiwanis is said to have
Ml Indian vol
i "Kee-wanis," and means "self-c
pression." To the Kiwanian
Among the practical #eans of
rendering altruistic service the past
year, Kiwanians provided 413,628
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NACO K-70 (CryoHte) Dust I
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s sore death to worms and flea beetles on tobacco, bat doe?
i6t burn or discolor your leaf.
NACO C-50 Nicotine Dust
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tills boll weevils and lice on your cotton and greatly in
your cotton yields.
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We have NACO Root Dusters to appy the above dusts
See us at once for a Root horse-drawn 2-row duster or i
I-row engine power Duster and your supply NACO dusts
IK TIRNAGE CO.
FARMVILLE, N. C.
g athletic fiacili
. nmlties. It has
. toe, standing behind boys and
girls on farms?helping with 4-H
As Kiwanis International itself
"Your service has long been the
mainstay of Kiwanis activities, for
oat motto, -We Build,' pertains not
to buildings and cities but to leader
ship and better living. In support of
this motto, boys' and girls' work
committees place particular empha
sis on the three great institutions of
our American way of life: the home,
church, and school
Another important part of Kiwan
is International's program is' aid to
agriculture. In 1946, for instance, it
developed a broad Action Program
aimed to improve rurataufcan rela
tions and to arouse public opinion to
the need for protecting natural re
sources. Aid was given to veterans
returning to farm communities.
As one meanrf of building better
communities, the Kiwanians' Com
mittee on Business Standards set up
a new slogan last year, "Let's be
proud to be businessmen." Under it,
Kiwanians br numerous clubs went to
work to help solve local reconversion
Some of the resulting activities
were, the combatting of "black mar
kets"; making surveys of business
'services needed in communities; con
ducting open forums on labor-man
agement relation problems; conduct
ing postwar industrial surveys and
community-wide forums on postwar
In some cities, the Kiwanis Code
of Ethics was distributed and a QoId
ea Rule Week sponsored for custom
ers and sales-people.
In Rochester, N. Y., Kiwanians
initiated a courtesy campaign to
erase the hurry and fretfulness too
offen met with during the anxious
days of the war. Placards bearing
"Courtesy Always," were
were given to citizens who performed
unusual acts of courtesy. The plan
caught om Visitors to the city com
mented oil the courtesy they met
Community service naturally
means many diferent things to Ki
wanis dubs. At Whitohorse in the
Yukon Territory, it meant purchas
ing two large, war-surplus ware
houses and moving them , into the
city Kiwanians made one into an
indoor skating rihk. The other is
an indoor playground, tor Use during
"severe subzero weather.
'At BateeviUe, Ark., Kiwanians
soil surveys fai their country
and then they enlisted the help of
the Soil Conservation Service In
building needed stock ponds and
drainage projects, and in terracing
some farms. \ ;
Kiwafiis' clubs universally coope
rate with movements sponsored by
Chambers of Commerce in their va
rious communities. They aid in "get
ting out tile vote," come election
time. ; '
Believing that good citizenship
and Christianity go hand in hand,
these business and professional men
support the churches of their com
munity "in their spiritual aims." In
cluded in the record for such work
during 1946 are the following
achievements; 27,056 special meet
ings held, 1,889 lay preachers sup
plied for needy churches, 4,554 news
paper ads Sponsored, 147,753 children
provided religious education. . ' ?
One of the stories Kiwanians like
to tell has tovdo with the visit of
an editor to Minneapolis, Minn., not
long ago. He helped" a blind man to
cross a busy intersection. Arrived
safely at the other side, the blind
"Say, I'd like to ask you a ques
tion?'Are you one of those Kiwani
ans?' f 1 ' ? 1
Minneapolis Kiwanians had just
raised |160,000 to build a new plant
tot the blind there?all a park of
the Kiwanians' aim to "harness the
bonds.of fellowship to the task oft
constrictive community leadership,
crops' in North
ng "good prog
a weelf of favorable
and cultivating traditions,
the Federal-State Chop ||
Tobacco is overcoming some of
the lateness caused by the dry and
late spring, but in some areas tobac
co stands are "spotty" because Vi.
poor Conditions at the time of trans
planting. Host of the barley crop has
been transplanted to the field, and
reports indicate that cultivation of
the flue-cured crop is over 'BO per
cent complete in most areas.
Recent rains did much to improve
corn prospects, and cultivation of the
crop is about 76 par cent complete.
The cotton crop was reported aa
being "fair" to "good" in the coastal
counties. In the Piedmont and moun
tain districts, however, conditions
were only "poor" to "fair."
Prospects for the peanut crop con
tinue favorable. Stands are good,
and the condition of the crop "la re
ported as generally "good" to "excel
Late trade crops were reported as
being in "fair" to "good" condition.
The fruit crop was reported as being
generally "good" to "fair," with a
predominance of "fairs." The peach
crop in the Sandhills area is expect
ed to be excellent The' apple crop
waa damaged by frost in early May,
causing some reduction in crop pro
Recent rains proved beneficial to
hay crops and pastures.
Blonde: "The boy I had a date with
last _ night kissed me a hundred
times. Have you ever had a boy kiaa
you a hundred times."
? Brunette: "Of course not Boys
only go after quantity when they
cant get quality."
and to inspire * in a representative
group of citizens an enthusiasm for
the general welfare of the communi
PPP\ Bank of Farmville Budding
EACH WEDNESDAY-9:00 to 5:00
fit Eyes Examined Glasses Pitted
When correctly alined and balanced wheels
will give those precious tires of yours
DOUBLE THE MILEAGE......
Don't Wait Until Those Precious Tires Are
Ruined?Come in today for an inspection!
K get the utmost in mileage out of your tires, the wheels of
your car must ROLL, not ahid, scuff or slide sideways,
down the road. And they must ROLL SMOOTHLY, not
bump, hop or pound. Correct alinement will make them
ROLL. Correct balance will make them ROLL SMOOTHLY.
Look at your tires right now. Do they h?ve a scrubbed
look? Are there cupped places in the rubber? Don't take
any chances. . v I
Drive in today for an inspection. Our alinement and balance
mantis a specialist in saving tires
\ Delay Is Dangerous! < ?>
FARMVILLEl N. C.
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Edgecombe-Martin County Electric
"R. E. A. Financed Rural Electric lines" ,
We make it possible for rural sections to enjoy the
comfort and convenience of electricity on the farm
"Cooperative Electricity at Cost"
Office: 113 St."J^nes St.> - Phone 321
.TARBORO, N. C.
TARBORO DRUG COMPANY
Cut Rate Drugs - Walgreen Agency^ |j|
Ice Cream Sodas *- ^ ** *******
Fresh Sandwiches and punches
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HANNER MOTOR CO.
Sale . Service DODGE-. PLYMOUTH
Only Dodge Baild* Job-Rated Tracks
Auto Painting ami Body Work???General Repairs
Sfc MWmmmi Phone 588
TARBORO, N. C.
To Serve Yob
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PATRONIZE THESE LEADING BUSINESS CONCERNS in
TARBORO, N. C.
ONE OF THE BEST <X)TTON AND TOBACCO MARKETS IN THE STATE
A Good City and Friendly Neighbor. You will enjoy shopping there with the folfts
who will, do their best to serve you well and accepts jly at all times. This message
sponsored by the leading business concerns in TARBORO.
DRIVE SAFELY !
Edgecombe Bank & Trust Company
'f The Bank for Everybody
Sam N. Clark, chairman; J. W. Forbes, president;
Pembroke Nash and W. C. Pitt, vice-presidents
G. Harold Myrick, Cashier and Trust Officer
W. C. Grady, Ass't. Cashier and Ass't.
' Trust Officer; C. G. Brown, Ass't. cashier
318 Main St. Phones 68 & 649
TARBORO, N. C.
B.& L. GROCERY
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Bert Lyks, Owner . <
Fresh Meats - Fancy, Groceries - Seafoods - Poultry
* ^ Produce -
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225 Main St ? Phone 634
TARBORO, N. C.
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EDGECOMBE REPAIR SERVICE
tarboro, n. c.
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HOLLYWOOD DRIVE-IN "i *
Steaks - Chops - thicken
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Rocky Mount Hwy. Phone 478-J
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!S and MEATS
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J. R. SEXTON STORE
groceries - Meats - Ice Creani '
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We Deliver '
1807 Cedar St. V J00S W. St. James -St.
TARBORO, N. C. Phone 533-J
V PEELE ICE CREAM PARI/?
ICE CREAM - WHOLESALE RETAIL
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Magazines , }
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1510 Main St. v. Sk ^
tarboro, n. c.
K > PARKER'S BSSO STATION
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100 Main St Phone 109
|BKV. TAKBORO, N. a
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HALE GULF SERVICE STATION
Gates Tires - Willard Batteries
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E. Main St. Phone 9113
Tarboro, N. C.
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EDGECOMBE DRUG CO.
"The First Thought In Drugs"
Hotel Turbat? Cotwer
TABBOW), N. c.
*+ U. S. Tires
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Parts and Accessories
109 M?i? St.
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