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The Farmville enterprise. (Farmville, Pitt Co., N.C.) 1910-current, August 15, 1947, Page 3, Image 3

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SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON (Lmmb for Sunday, Aug. 17, 1947) This week the international Sun day School Leaaon reiatee to liquor. The. topic is "To Drink er Not to Drink?That's the QnesMom.". And. the space .available to us is so limit ed, we cannot undertake any gener al discussion of the total problem. We will merely present a few of the reasons why we should abstain com-, pletely from (be use of Alcoholic Beverages. ^ v \'N>" In the first place, we should ab stain completely from drinking whis key, because we should not contri bute a single nickle to support a business that is as hurtful as the liquor traffic. It ia an indisputable fact that liquor causes more pover ty, more human misery, more moral debauchery, more crimes ard deaths than any other enemy of man. Liquor causes 82% of all insanity, 68% of, all crime, 90% of all - murders and other capital crimes, 90% of all ve nereal diseases and 52% of-all high way deaths. Economically, the -busi ness is injurious and. unworthy of our rapport. During 1946, six and one-half billions of pounds of ?rain were used in the liquor-business, be ing enough grain to feed 30 million people for one full year. And this does not' include the many millions of pounds of sugar, syrups, molasses, potatoes, soybeans and other foods that are greatly needed by the starv ? , iny million# of the world tut year Americans spent nearly 10 billion dollar# for liquor: And the consump tion of this liquor caused another economic waste of approximately 10 billion dollars in the fgrm of hospi tal and medical wxpanaes, costs of courts, prisons end other incidents of crime, lorn in wages by drinkers and drunks, and ~foas in productive ability of drinking workers. And, in addition thereto, it is impossible to measure in dollars^the injury invol ved in the destruction of homes, the loss of health and happiness, the de bauchery of character and human souls, and the impairment of indi vidual and national morals and mo rale. The so called moderate drinker should realize that it is he, who makes the liquor traffic profitable. It is he who keeps dhe liquor traffic in business. Although there are in the United States about 760,000 hopeless drunkards and about two more million heavy drinkers, pur chases by only these persons would not make the liquor busineae profit able. It Is the purchases by the 60 million so called moderate drinkers that) keep this, hurtful business in existence. And w#"should remember that every bottle of beer that buy and every social drink that we take Is helping,to keep in existence the most hurtful business in the country. \ Jn the second place, we should ab stain from-drinking because'it is im possible to drink moderately, with safety. Alcohol is a narcotic drtig. Bmimz xc 7,ve '2%sr7BmBt/ i Tried them -ALL DURING THE WARTIME CIGARETTE SHORTAGE?FOUND. ^ that Camels 'SUIT ME BEST I SUIT I :v BERTHA MARTIN, "Diititism p6oplt w smoking "than ever before! IT PAYS OFF! We of^er you real help, in financing a Home. Monthly payments make the amounts easier to handle?directty re duce the indebtedness every month. A bare minimum goes for interest. Nothing goes for ungainful "ousts," "fees" for "renewal" or "replacement." If you would buy or build a Home, let us help. FUST FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION OF QSEENVILLE '820 EVANS STREET GREENVILLE, N. C. ?y -? Phoae 8224 A. C. TAD LOCK, Sec. and Treas. who drink will become addic should pick any 10 who havo never drank an beverage, and have them drink, three out of ike 10 would eomo drunkards. But it would be Impoaaible for anyone to know who the three would be. And, since we know that alcohol is habit-forming jandvwHl destroy about SO per cent of all who tamper with it, and since there is no-way of knowing who the 30 per cent will be, it ia .dangerous and unwise for us to take chances. r In the next piece; we should ab stain completely because of our in fluence on others. Every person, high or low, rich or poor, has influ ence on others.' Every person who drinks will influence others to do likewise; and, even though a person might be unwise enough to aseime that he would be the exception and be able to drink moderately as. long {a he wishes, he surely knows that -some of those influenced by .his ex ample will not be equally fortunate. And however selfish a person might be, we do not believe that he will be happy when he phall have arrived at the sunset of life, or might have crossed the river, and shall behold one of his little boys, staggering a* long life's highway, Jobless, penni less, degraded and debauched, be cause they saw Daddy drink. If bete drink, we neenf not expect our sons and daughters to do differently* And, even if we be lucky enough to escape,. unharmed, we cannot have any assurance that odr children and our neighbor's children will he equal ly fortunate. . And we moat remember that we cannot escape < the responsibility of our influence on others. lite Apos tle Paul wrote' one of his letters to the Corinthians on this vital sub ject, the 8th chapter of first Corin thians. At that time, the wbrship. of those believed it would defile a eat the meat that had 1 to idoU? But nothingMn the world, and that there Is none other Ged but one. . . How beit, tbgre is not in every'man that knowledge; for some, with the ? science Ht the idol even unto hour, eat it, as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience, befog weak, is defiled . . . Rut beware lest by any means this liberty of yeu become a stumbling Wock to them that are weak." % In other words, even if it should be granted that ywf and f might he strong enough or fortunate enough to drink moderately, without being destroyed, our sen or our neighbor's son might not be equally fortunate And the Apostle Paul declares that, if these less fortunate ones perish because of our influence, we lur sinned against the Christ, who died tor them. Therefore, if drinking nyght injure my brother, my son or any other person, I will not drink i long as the world shall stand. I .'shall abstain from drinking, not only for my. own good, but because of my influence on others,' Helpful Hints On Taking Driving Tests If your last name begins with A or B, this article applies to you, for the near* Highway Safety -Act, which went foto effect July 1, requires that ytra take a /driver's license re-exami nation before January 1,, 1948. All other drivers will be re-exam ined in Alphabetical order within the next four yean. The Cs and IPs will come up between January 1, 1948, and June 80, 1948 Schedules for other drivers will be announced later. Those who fail to take a re-exami nation before January 1 will be guil ty -?f driving without a license, which is ? misdemeanor, the punish ment for which if a fine, of 'not less than |26 and not leas than 80 days in PARAMOUNT THEATRE FARMVILL& N. C. SUNDAY and MONDAY # ;V rxwrn H-G-M's PRIZI PICTURE IN TECHNICOLOR! 1 laughed and wept and loved every minute of H?and I'm sure y6u -wM tool" ? wy* Louella O, Parsons, Holly*bod columnist.'- - , JANE WYMAN * x\ I Bfeaa CLARENCE1 ? vwviniMWii | BROWN PRODUCTION. j CLAUDE JARMAN. JR. at "JODY7' Added .. . LATEST NEWS EVENTS -Shows ? Sunday ? 2:00 ? 4:16 aad 8:00 P. M Shows -or Monday ? 1:12 ? 3:48 ?>? 6:24 ? 9t(K tofi. -TTSCt FOR 1946 UNPAID TAXES w& Pursuant to Chapter 114 of thev Public Laws of 1988 and Section 1715 of the Public laws of 1989, and /by reason of non-payment of' Taxes due and owing: Pitt.County for the year 1946 by the undersigned persons, Elms and Corporations, I will, on Monday, the 1st day of September, 1947, beginning at 18:(Xko'clock Noon, and continuing until this sale is completed, before the Courthouse doofr in Grectarttle, N. C., offer for sale agd sell to the highest bidder for cash the real estate of said dfelincjuants, briefly described jut follows: . t.: X;. '1 ! >}' This the 7th day of August, 1947. r- ^ V - "S3 J. D. JOYNER, Tax Collector-for Pitt County. Burnette, W. R., 1 lot? ?I 20.16 Cappe, Mm Novell*, 1 lot __ 9.00 Crumpler, Leon, 1 lot? ?11X0 Gldfc Mrs. J. C., 23.00 Hobaea, J. D., 108 acre* B1AD . K r ? Speight, Wfiidsor wd Sallie i lot ? : 4.00 iv, John and Marjr . lot. 13.76 Summerville, William Henry " 1 lot 8.76 Mot* people have u mining' this other. The 1M7 General fixed speed limits st 65 ? hour* on' the open highway, 86 in busineea districts, and 86 to residen tial districts. 'Some of the questions are direct yon fill in the answers; others am<| mutipie choice, and others lie \ true ? v r Examples: 1. In dties, wko am more likely to be killed, pedestrians or drivers? 8. If yon hear an ambulance, po lice ear or fire truck coming," what are yon required to dot 8 How far from a corner at which yon are going to torn should" you give a signal? 4 What are the correct hand aig-t nab for stop, right turn and left 1 turn? IB? ~? ?- u yon have II tionnaim, containing about 26 ques tions, your exapiinef" will shove yon a notebook filled with about. 86 photographs of read signs, intersec tions, waving railroad signals, and side roads to the left and right Yon h?m to identify each sign and tell what to do in eaeh case. Naturally^ all geqd drivers knew that a diamond ^ sign means a curve or winding/ road, and wares the driver to reduce his spped. Square signs means caution, and usually indicate that a driver to approaching a school, intereeetkn or men working. Round rigps indicate railroad crossings and octagonal Signs mean "STOP." Applicants must know their signs and what they mean, or they low out in the third stage. ? '.vfl j Next comet the final stage* when the license examiner invites Jrou 'to go for a ride?you do the driving, of course, in your own automobile for about five or six blocks. IPs not as simple as getting into your car. 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Ton may be told to atop suddenly?and if you are, remember to ftiwe the -stop"lc ilgnal ? -4 ? i If jrou ^successfully complete all kf the teats, your examiner will sharge you two dollars, write a re ieipt, which serves jss'your license mtil your permanent license can be nailed to you?and then lets you hive heme. <Um 'V. Jj 1 . /

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