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The Farmville enterprise. (Farmville, Pitt Co., N.C.) 1910-current, August 22, 1947, Image 2

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m On opening day, Aug. 9, good to bacco sold about $10 V> >12 highe*. than an n?ai|i?"ilat. IMS- An ow* all average of $58.20 par hundred was reached the first day with Ittr ?ailing for $887,007.78. Ruth Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Moon, waa chosen president of the state 4-H council by the 14KM delegates attending 4-H Week, during the latter part of Aug. At. a special meeting Friday, Aug. 16, Mrs. Beta Henley, worthy grand matron, presented a charier te the Farmville Order of Eastern Star and numbered It chapter 146, same as the original nanmber of the chapter when it was started in 1922. Mrs. Curtis H. Flanagan waa elected Wor thy matron and W. E. Joyner, wor thy patron, and installed along with ' the other officers. , The Farmville High School open ed Wednesday, August 28,.under the Buperintendency of J. H. Moore, with an' enrollment of 716?669 in the grammar school and 167 -in high school. Sales on the tobacco market were suspended August 28 for a wade's holiday to relieve the congested plants and boost sagging prices. During the find nine days 5,190,853 pounds were sohf for $2,658,204.96, an average of approximately $52 a hundred. Nancy Etta Drake, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Brake, was wi>f-< ner of the popularity baby easiest sponsored by the American Legienj in connection with a local talent comedy, 'The Pep Parade," held August 30. - x -I Joseph D. Joyner, World War IT veteran, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. "A. Joyner, was appointed by the Board of Commissioners August 24 to the office of Pitt County Register of Deeds and assumed his duties the first of September. Another Farm villian, John D. Holmes, was chosen minister of music and leader of young people at the Tabernacle Bap tist church in Raleigh. September Major-Gen. Allen H. Turnage was promoted from assistant to com manding general of the Fleet Marine Forces in the Pacific September 5. The Kiwanis ~Club netted ovier a thousand dollars from its first an nual scholarship carnival held the first week end in the month. Under {he direction of Mrs. A. Q. Roebufk, the Lang's Community Sunday School organized a Methodist Youth Fellowship September 6, with Miss Lois Naitney heading the new organization. After serving the town faithfully for 26 years, R. A. Joyner resigned as clerk, tax collector, treasurer and accountant. A' Brownie troop of Girl Scouts was organised September 18 with 12 .members between Hie ages of-eeveh and ten. Mrs. George Fair is adult leader. - * Farmville High School lost its ftntj football game since 1941 to Ayden to the score of 20-7, September 20. At the first meeting of the school year, the Parent-Teacher Association membership chairman, Mrs. Arch J. Flanagan, reported that 608 members T- - wen enrolled. In the absence of the new president. George Dftvis, Mrs. R. T. Williams'] and Rally Day, fc wtth Rev. T. M. ? <* the Reeky Meimt . ? **toed speaker. The quarterly conference, held 'S** wonhipT^ ?followed by a ?^ " undrjffiClel *W"re ?* ?M-TO P?r tember 80, with the aelUa^rfW8^M of tobacco for 13-33,886.08. i .^nk Joaae Moye presided at the fifteenth district meeting of the Federation of Wantons' rant^ whiri, toavmed" in Plymouth. October 11. M*r-Frank K. Allen acted as a*e? tary. y' ? In a move ctesigned to stimulate more interest in the Farmville Coun t*W club the leeid Recreation Com mission selected Kelly, Kee, (Eston ia native, to become the first ffafl time golf professional We. Mr. Kee began his work -the first-' of the month. -VJ. - - py About the taiddle^or October Major-Gen. Allen Hal Tmnage was appointed to the temporary rank of Lt.-Gen., the highest rank ever at tained by a North Carolinian in the Marine Corps. Sixteen Farfhville Boy Scouts at tended the fall round tip at the Choeowinity school near Washington the week end of Oct. 11. The Pitt' County Fair was. sche med the week of. Oct 21 in Green ville. The Farmville Home Demon stration Chib wen third place fat the exhibit division.. ? \ " ? I J. W Joyner headed the USO cam paign which opened October 28. Cecil Randolph Thome was initiat ed into the first degree m Masonry October 18 at a special communica tion of Fapimlle Dodge 517 and be came the first member of the local t lodge to have this honor conferred upon him. ~ ? - * November : ? At the annual meeting of the Farmville-Country dub B. O. Taylor waa erected president. As of Novem .ber, 108 ynembets were on the roster The P. T, A. Rally, held on the' first with Mrs. R. Eg Pickett and c- S. Hotchkiss as co-chairmen, was i *?ry ^successful and over $1000 was realized to apply on the salary of the public school music teacher. A colorful parade, featuring floats and posters, climaxed Book Week, Saturday, November 16. Superintendent J. H. Moore pre sided at the Northeastern Principals Aseotiatfon which met in Greenville November 9 for a dinner and busi ness session. > * The Wesley -Bible class of the Methodist church changed its name [to the John T. Thome class m special ceremonies Sunday, November 17. The Junior Woman's Club spon sored the V. P. W. Buddy Poppy sate a^th the Girt Scouts aasistmg, No vember 9. i The tobacco market passed its f?oal of 391)00,000 pounds Tuesday, November 12, with the averegewer hundred being $53.30. -k-fj'i'AMewborn WM ae'ected to head the Pitt County-Medical and Dental Society daring the business ?*aai<m of the monthly meeting of ? "av. 7. R. Sountree made the ad drere at the Kiwarus' Imdiej "Night "Science Tries to Save tib as the tfvptt of tia *e|lr i. Perry Yates Jackson of Anna I At R. Ghapterhouse the day after Thanksgiving. Special note' was made of the passing of Rev. C. 6. hunt, an adopted son, and of Sue May Sheppaid, one of the most loyal supporters of the organi sation. {?Sr'f- '^%gjrfr ? '' Final rites were held-forRev. C. B. MashBum at the Christian church i he served faithfully for 21 years, November WX ?'. ? 'W rj ^ ? B. Lewis was chosen to head ft' 4 Farm-Greene ditsrict of the Eastern - Carolina council of Scouts, November 26, by a remittee. A final tally showed that 31,453, 698 pounds of tobacco were sold for ft16,627,6$8.6l on the Fsnnville mar ket prior to its closing November 27. This was oner four million pounds mere than was sold the previous sea son ahd approximately $4,506,000 more dollars were paid out the year before. , - . December Santa Claus came to toWn Decem ber 10 Under the sponsorship of the Chamber of Commerce and distribut ed gifts to the children. Store win dows were gaily decorated. Hie Masons entertained their lad ies at. a banquet DeeeneherlS m the Methodist 'church. _ Nineteen mem bers received 25-ysar certificates. The 125 guests heart J. T. Bundy and his sons, Sam D. and W. J., of Greenville bandy stories and jokes back and forth after which W. J. Bundy spoke in a humorous vein: on "The Secrets of Masonry." Douglas Jones was One of the 17 seniors at E. C. T. C., Greenville, se lected to have his name included in tke publication, "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges, and Universities." The new bus stpfion located at the corner of Main and Belcher streets, was opened December 20. Sermons carrying the note of "Peace on Earthy Good Will to Men" were heard in all- of the local church es except the Episcopal the ""Sunday prior to Christmas day. The Episco palians held a Christmas Eve ser vice. ? , - / " 1 Good old St. Nick visited; streets arid stores of FkimyiUe three days before Christmas: Business estab lishments observed Christmas and the day after as holidays. The closing night of the qld year was marked by a basketball game between Farmville High school boys and the AU-Ameriean Red Heads, a girls' term which play* boys only. The score was 22 to. 18 Ja favor of the Red Heads': . Alex Allen was installed as presi-1 dent ef tee Xfwams -dub By Ed| | Raw Is of GreenviHe, lieutenant gov ernor of the seventh division. Nine members wage awarded emblems for 100 per cent attendance during the pastjpar. ' ji The Methodist church was host to Hhe first 1947 area meeting of the Rural Church Work committee Thurs day, January.9, with Mrs. Cumey P. Mi-M'f. " miIiiji I. ''-?in*? i 'i ?? n; j^olleetine community. - '"y Fehrsary . Honoring former students of^arn-j nunuruig ? . .. _ I ville High School, who mine fee su nreme sacrifice during World War II, the Farmyflle Garden dogwood & <m the high acfcxj campus. The memorial aarriee was a part of tto ehrife . J 1 wood WyV " Jra-jfrngait - ?? Boy ScouU of Troop 25, Farmville, joined other Scoot* of the natron M celebrating Scoot Week, 7" \? and attended the Christian church body Sunday, the ninth, ?i?? a* Baring * display in m? of store window*. Wi the formation of a new Vetersrm of Foreign WaraPoetf MSI. wa* ??" pleted here February ******* ti<m "of offtria* wsrfeald with R R Newton, Jr., eemg made Forty-twe member* Jomed at ?at time. -??- - , Jo faring with thousand* of othai women throughout the world, local representatives of Pwtertaht feurfeea met - at the Baiftist ehureh Friday, February 21, to take part in a joint .program with Mr*. W, H. Fisher of the hostess society as leader. Sam D. Bundy was appointed the Ilast week in February to direct the Red Cross drive in Fhrmville town ship, fitting the vacancy created when C. S. Hotchkiss resigned due to busi ness reasons. the most ludrieous game of basketball was staged the last day of February with the Botariaoa defeat ing the Kiwanim* 14-12- Warren was I high scorer for the wirmfcg team and Gilchrist for the opposing team, each having six points. Proceeds of the game were given to. the Boy Scouts for their hut fund. The Farm ville Veteran?' HoqpingJ group held its first meeting in fee City hall, Wednesday, March. .5, tak ing the form of an open forum dis cussion about fee purchase of pre fabricated houses. At fee next meetr ing on, fee 10th H. C. Oatland, who had jeirt returned from Atlanta, GaJ gave eoinplete information regarding this housing program. - - Approximately one half Af fee Red Cross quota of $2,060*..was.CoQscbed 1 fee first three day* of fee drive, 1 which opened Marth 10. Farm ville High School became fee proud possessor of fta fourth cham pionship basketball title since 1944] when fee boys' team duplicated its| feat of l?46 and walked off with the armua} Pitt Couutjr tournament in Greenville, Match IB. v/V * The first automobile license plates I th#-town bad had in several year* went on sale fee latter -part of fee month. Nearly ?UQP was raised hi fe Red Cross Drive according to the ftaal report released by Chairman Sam D^dy fee last week f ? 1 FarnrviUe and community J fee assigned quota by ? ipprtsbytertans turtred oat to: targe numbers for fee fellowship dinner at I fee high school lunchroom Thuradr March 20, and -heard Rev. R. Hough, of Tsrtoro, deliver a talk _ fifth Sunday nitfit eer-j Wees,' rSPS? 'l>5e5F^ki jEtoflLClwih^r^ TI'iiiwTihAi J. H. Moon, superintendent of ? ?.;?g to accept superintendency of ? ? > In S^umviHe dur ing second successive yei^r by May Contractors begin pouring asphalt on six rafles of city streets. JL W. joyner defeated- George W. Davis, 368 to 308, in nee for mayor. Walter B. Jones and R O. Lang, Jr., elected to ^3osj?d of Commissioners. Re-elected were Commissioners" John M. StansQl, W. Alex Allen and Cur tis H. Flanagan. Charles S. Edwards elected com mander- of American Legion. David T. Harris resigned as super tendent of R E. A., terminating 11 years' service" with the town. Primitive Baptist Church hqst, on May li, to the quarterly meeting. The cocasion marked the fifteenth anniversary of the gift of thr church building bjrthe late Robert X* Davis. Diplomas awarded to 82 members Farmville high school senior clam At dosing everdses featured by an ad xn by Dr. H. S. Hilley, president of Atlantic Christian college. t? L D. Kirklin of Warsaw appointed to suebeed- David Harris as head of R'TB. A.." * -i- ?1 Farmville Junior Woman's club, of which Mrs. J. T. Nolan is presi dent, received state-wide recognition for Ha work and activities with the Girl Scouts and Brownlaa. ! ~ William Owens of the Farmville 4.H Club was crowned 4-H Health Ring in exercises in Greenville Ha nd Garris of the Lang's Community dub won first prise in cmg^r-wide diem reriey. -sT " ' ' ' 'M. ' k., :;vSf ./r; : June ^ v . Annual vacation Bible school be gin. ' Miss Annie Perkips, veteran edu (contiued oaTbaek-page) ~ mi ' 'v. ~ ? >;,i'C- . ? ? -Featuring . / z ' mm ML & ? T,? wider, iprnred - Km* bet ter traction, added safety, ' 'long even wear. J. IfYr* LOWEA NICE! tM* cost 10%* lees than the old, Goodyear DeLuxe on all ^ sire* I Other itm also . i 4. EAST TEENS! *?On oar Easy Pay Wan, as little as $1.25 a we TMW week! I. AVOID tflUC T1O0BLESI , Actually, 90* ot all tire trou bles happen in the last 10*^ _ of ck Hre's life. ? s ' I. - BXVEEY IUV1CEI . Our Berries men know how install tires the right way. < a head start to tew mileage "Tire ieryice Headquartersl |:Y;- ' Plug Tmx WSfczStmp ?>? . 1 ~ SCS US FOR THI UST DIAL IN % TOWN! ! r- ? - 123 E. Wlbon St. 2171 FAKMYILLE, N. C ? - M'SuE: " ;;r J^tt!LTo ^ m?*** on this street ^'"asiQSr.}, .-?Tfn*-*-* Itsfe-'*' ' -- ??*?'?'? *? i or PARKING 15 feet of Fire Hydrants, Driveways, AHeys ifjt .O*" f?2 if PABK Streets In j^; 11 4 .

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