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had eertai* doubts as to whether the
that he was feieriwl to the United
States Military Cemetery at Mar
graten, Holland. ; M
To satisfy these doubts, she
a special trip to Holland. There she
talked with American Graves Regis
tration Command Officers, saw her
sen's grave, and was told of identifi
cation work being done in connection
with the cave of America's Worid
War II dead. Her letter to Presi
dent Truman, used with'permission
of Mrs. Browne]] and the White
House, expresses her satisfaction at1
the work being done.) J
Dear Mr. President:
I have just returned from a visit
ts the U. 8. Military Cemetery, Mar
graten, Holland, where my son?
Robert T. H. Brownell, Plot 2, Row
10, Grave 260?lies. |
Mr. President, I went over for!
acme Peace of Mind. I have that
peace now m the fact that I know
that my son does lie beneath his
cross. So many lurid stories float
round?I have even heard nurses
aay that there is no way in the
worid to identify someone from a
battlefield without a tag. Then there
are the awful stories that just so
there are two arms?two legs, etc.
they consider that a body. Then
there are the returned soldiers who
at times were detailed to bury dead
and they aay they couktot tell what
or who they buried.
It is an awful things for families
NOTICE OF SALE
- Under and by virtu re of the powers
and authority contained in that cer
tain deed oftrust from G. C. Williams1
and wife to Arthur B. Corey, Trus
tee, of record in Book K-24, page 602,
Pitt County Registry, default having
been made in the payment of indebt
edness therein seemed, the under
signed, will offer for sale and se*>
to the highest bidder, for cash, befoit
the court house door in Pitt County,
Greenville, North Carolina, at 12:00
o'clock Noon, on Monday, September
15, 1047, the following described lots
or parcels of land:
First Tract: Lying and being in the
Town of Pactolua, and being Lot*
Nbs. 17 and 18 in Block "H," of the
plan of said town, and being same
property described in conveyance of
record in Pitt County Registry in
Book H-12, page 162.
Secead Tract: Lying in the Town of
Pactolua and being known as the
store lot on which now stands a store
A 10% deposit will be required of
the high bidder.
This 14th day of August, 1947.
ABtHUB B. COREY, Trustee.
turned^eorl know when the^
puts a name and a number on t
cross?that is that boy, and when
not know, that grave
unknown. ' . i -y
is what mothers
to be sure of-ewt just
is blue, the grass is green,
e is beautiful. They want to bifi
certain beyond doubt that it is their
Mr. President?it would be only
human to ease the doubts and
tal Buffering. Please publicise about
the wonderful work the Army is
ing?their identification system.
I'm going to bring my son home,
but I had to go over to make cer
I am so glad our Government is
human and kind. I do not blame
anyone. I do not even consider it
h> good taste to comment on
er anyone wishes to bring their be
loved home or not To each hie own.
I know what I must do.
- Some say this, some say
Thank God we live iii -America *
where there is a choice.
I made colored movies of Margra
ten. If you will send them bade I
will mail to yon. They couldn't help
but be beautiful.
I flew to Margiaten. I only stayed
in Maastricht 10 days. I left LaGuar
d& and was in Amsterdam in 19
hran. My flight back the same.
Now I cad" sleep. I know my son
lies beneath his cross. I know ? I
know ? I know. '
Mrs. Lincoln field Brownell.
Follow These Tips
And Yon Won't
Have Trouble In
(This is the final article in the four
part series titled "What You Must
Know To Obtain A Driver's License
in North Carolina.")
The safe driver is the practical II
driver. Driving skill can be acquir
ed but it talma a practical person to
combine the. sound judgment that
makes for safe driving with essen
tial knowledge of road rules and
regulations... The skillftd driver
must drive not only his own ear but
must be ever alert to .the movmnents
of vehicles near him. Hie' must drive
for himself and for the person in
J. H. HARRIS
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Typical of the high calibre meal
ho own Farmvi lie'? business f!np?
i J. H. Harris, whose firm is ops,
f the town's oldest.
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be other car.
If you are involved in an acci
9 the feolioe, department or to the
lighway Safety Division within 2*
our*. On your Irepozt.tell exactly
hat happened and. where the anci
ent occurred, If anybody is hurt
i an accident in which you are in
olvad or are a witness, render all
oesible aid. If yon damage another
arson's car while he" is not praasnt,
be proper method is to leave your
ame end address in his car or sttdf
note under'his windshield wiper
iving details and .your address so
bat you may be reached. ' X
If you live in North Carolina ancf
wn a motor vehicle it most be reg
itered and mm officer of the law
i entitled to examine the registra
ion certificate which should be car
ied at all times whenfAe car is in
ssr License certificate
e carried when yen are driving a
The equipment on your car is vi*
tUy important to your safety. Re
aired iqsipmwd, which must he in
jected regularly, inclades: brakes,
gilts, horn, muffler, mirror, wind*'
Meld wiper, safety glass and good
"Ail accidents," jaccording to the
?river Manual issued by the gigh
?y Safety Division of the' North
arolina Department of Motor Ve
icles, "do not happen while vehicles
re being driven. A parked vehicle
tay also cause an accident, kiU
?meoae or destroy property. Therej
ire, before leaving your vehicle, set
re brakes and stop the motor. If
our our breaks down, move it off
le highway by towing or pushing."
Do not pan
,at intersections, at
crossings, within 100 feet
bridge or when Bitothcr ? ctr in
proaching. When you are being
ed slow down a little and do not
gain speed until the other car la. well I
Several rules should be foi
when turning: get into the
lane fiefe*d~ turning and turn into the |
correct lane; give the hand signal
nt least SO feet before you turn,
look -about to see that nothing is
-the way, and slow down to safe
before turning. Do not make
a "turn-about" or "U" turn to
in the opposite direction on any
curve or near the top of a hill where
you cannot bo seen from 500 feet
ampy. The uae of hand signals, of
csnrB* is JL must when making a
Mfifc slowing or stopping.
Right of way has been the basis
of uuderouB arguments. There an
important "rules to remember: First
car into an intersection has the right
of- way, with no traffic signals of
arty kind, the .car on your 'right has
th? right of way; a car, already in
an intersection, should he allowed to
mbke a left turn if he has signaled
his intention; emergency vehicles al
ways have the right of way; give pe
destrians in crosswalks thy right of
way unless then are traffic signals
Or a police officer directing traffic
at that point; give a pedestrian tjwj]
right of way if he is crossing and
th* light changes while he ia in the
crosswalk and remember that a pe
destrian always has right of way
over a turning car when both an
proceeding with a green light
Six valuable miscellaneous rules
to follow an: put on brakes gradu
ally when you have a flat tin or
blowout; if you ton off the pave
ment ease back an by first slowing
down; look back all the time, when
hacking; watch odt for bicycle rid
ers and children at play; keep the
front seat free of parcels and make
sun a second train is not coming if
you have waited tor one to
t i f
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Sanitary Milking: of our Guernsey
Herd .of Over Forty Cows.
The Milk is ELECTRICALLY Cooled,
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Rushed by Truck to Our Customers.
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183*000 People This Year .. ..
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