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Night At Municipal Park}
' Was blind Affair '
The Fkrmville American Legion
fc*t Friday night *u advised by a
prominent Legionnaire, Walter Sbep
gaid of Aow Hill, to sponsor and aid
Worth-while community projects in
ier that the onfrudsatien might
live up to the purpose for wfcish it
waa founded. . ^
Mr. Sheppard, formerly of Farm
Ville, delivered the main address at
the poet's first meeting of the Fail
isoa, held at the municipal park is
the form of a barbecue supper. As
is always the way, ladies of the auxi
liary came to the rescue of the men
and furnished cakes for the oecask
Commander Charles SL Edwards
was master of ceremonies and re
cognised prominent guests, among
whom was Congressman H. C.' Bon
ner of Washington, who expressed
his pleasure at being present, touch
ed briefly on the "powder-keg" inter
national situsttSii and pleaded with
the veterans' organisation: to do its
utmost to combat the "isms" which
threaten our form of government
Introduced-by Dr. Paul E. Jones,
Mr. Sheppard traced the history of
the American Legion and summaris
ed some of tfee projects sponsored by
individual poets. He streeaed the
necessity of every unit supporting
* program advantageous to the
community. Mr. Sheppard's remarks
were well received.
Also recognised by the master of
ceremonies were W. E. Eagles of
BreanviUe; Miss Mamie Davis, head
if the auxiliary whose members fur
nished the cakes; Miss Annie Perk
ins, retired teacher, and Mrs. J. M.
Arthur Joyner was also applauded
for his work m making the affair
the success it was.
FA Will Hold First
Meeting' Of Year >
r, Sept. 2ft
Karmvflle Parent-Teachers Asso
ition will have its fhvt meeting of
school term, Thursday
i, Sept. 25, at 8 o'clock in the
' T " v vtwa 4Jt uiC
?1 auditorium. An informal re
o*i will be held foe the teachers
K. T. Williams, PTA president,
wts to attend the meeting
In wetamMng the faculty
|UB, ? *o FarnfUfltB.'. ? ????*?*'?
Hie steering committee met sever
' <hn ago and aided Mrs.
naming committees for ,
Discussion of the public school
uusic project was defsrped for final
*tion until next Thursday's meeting
the membership. Last year, the
" provided funds for the employ
! of an instructor who directed
i chih activities and taught public
>1 music but-was unable to ra
the work this year due to lack
nds. Whether or . not aa at
will be made to revive the pro
depeijds upon the outcome of
Officers other than Mrs. Williams
M?. Henry Johnson first vice
Annie Perkins, sec
MlB. Wilt lfrvrv|-n
I secretary; Mrs. L. P. Thomas, trea
Committee appointments follow:
Budget and finance Mrs. ??~i>
IA lbritton, Mrs. Harry' Harper, Mrs.
| Lucy Lewis. Mrs. Walter Jones.
?? ? Mm. Jo
& 8. Ooates.
? Miss Suth Parker,
rite, Mrs. E. C. Holmes,
Bandy, Mrs. Alex A1
Mrs. Z. B. T. Coj
. ^ ^ Money
their terminal leave
Sept. 2, the firet date the former
I servicemen could redeem their
srminal leave bonds. '
He spates that very few of toe
ten wftie their money,
ICJI ww* weyvsMWift weavaa J'
hot explained that it was .going to
pay debts and into homes, auto
biles and furniture.
Veterans have been advised to
hold onto their bonds, if possible,'
and continue to accumulate in
temst t': -
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At The Kiwanis Club
Thwarted in two previous attempts
to haw ?nf outstanding Kiwanis pro
gram, Louis Williams broke the jinx
Mandpy night and presented three.
Army recruiters, one of whom had;
been captured by toe Japtnane in the
early stages of the-war and had been
held captive for nearly four years.
Guests of Wilhatps were. Lt Col.
Reed of Durham, bead of recruiting
activities in Eastern North Carolina;
Lt B line bury of Greenville, in charge
of toe Greenville sub-station which
serves five counties, and Sgt. Keel of
Col.-Reed and Lt. Blinebury outlin
ed the administrative set-up of tooir
offices and thanked Kiwanians for
the cooperation recruiters have re
ceived from eivjc dubs sad public
spirited gcjtiiens. The Durham offi
cer statwPthat North Carolina ex
ceeded its quota last month and
that the Greenville district, assigned
a quota of 2B men, signed up 28.
Sgt Reel related some of his ex
periences at the hands of the Nip
ponese. Captured shortly after Cor
regidor, at toe mouth of Manila Bay,
fell, he was confined in the Philip
pines for awhile and later transfer
red to a prison camp in Japanr He
told of the joy be experienced on see
ing the Ant United States planes
over-Japan and on his return to the
States. He also related a few of
the atrocities committed by toe Jap
anese on American prisoners of war.
Plana for the Kiwanis Carnival to
be' held Sept 19-20 were discussed.
Charles Edwards, chairman of tha
square dance committee, ? announced
that a string band had been obtain
ed for the occasion and that an ex
perienced square, dancer had accept
ed an invitation to call the figures.
Boy Scoots Planning
Farmvilie Boy Scoot Troop 26, aft
er a rammer of reduced activity, is
now prepaidng to go into full soring
again. Regular weekly meetings
have been held all summer bat, doe
to the fact that mgny scouts were
either on vacation or working, at
tendanoe was low. Mflsh was accom
plished, however, in that several boys
learned to swim and other*.jpceiyed
life saving instruction. There were
also sevens! overnight hikes during
the ejh-ly pert of the summer.
The troop staff called a Green?
Bar meeting last Monday night to
discuss plana for .the regular ache?
duled troop meeting Friday nigfit,
Sept. 12, at 7:80. Those present were
Assistant Scoutmasters Joe Bynum
and Charles Quhwrly; Patrol Lead
ers Joe Smith, Jbhn Russell Joyne^
Harold Flanagan; Assistant Patrol
Leaders PaadhalT Barrett, Jackie
Williford and Senior Patrol Leader
Albert Cannon. , The deaden stress
ed the necessity of every scout tak
ing advantage of the opportunity -to
make an advancement in class. De
tails of the coming meeting were al
so planned. -16 .
Any boy 12 yean of age and in
terested in scouting is advised to
contact Scoutmaster Ed Hash War
ren. The Farmvilie Troop 26 has g
for sincere boys who want to
,ve a good time and learn' scouting.
Miss Janie Kemp left Wednesday
to enter the Junior clan at Wage
Forest collage. She was graduated
last spring from Man Hill college.
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, of F,rmviU. Mgh
GoWaboro tost Friday
?f the East Carolina Athletic Confer
sua and fs'iiiiiilalKi policies they
will,''follow fat the eoiqfatf football
B. F. Johnson, principal of the Ay
ien school, waft ftWfrwi vice-president
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bo fill the vacany created when J. H.
Moore, former superintendent of -the
Farmville school, accepted a position
is superintendent of the Pasqfuotank
xmnty schools. . ? >; '
All rules and regulations adopted
by the North Carolina High School
Athletic Association will govern the
iligibilify of players for whom 1
ports must be made by the school
principal at the close of .each six
veeks grading period.
The referee ?od umpire for each
:onference game will be assigned by
I B. Edwards, La Grange principal,
vho serves as aecretary-treasun
rhe other necessary officials will be
(applied by the heme team. , ;
A proposal to include basketball
a the East Carolina Athletic Con
ference was tabled.
In Death Df Negro
The coroner's Jury empaneled to
investigate the death of Web Vines,
rr., Farmville Negro who was slain
>y Policemen J. A. Gregory and R.
3. Fields early one Sunday morning
several weeks ago after he had at
tacked the two officers, held a hear
ng Friday night and exonerated
Gregory and Fields.
Fields and Gregory stated that
hey^ftaed at Vines after he fttst
mrsed "the law" end then launched
in attack. Vines struck Gregory in
he eye, shattering his glasses, and
imperiled the sight of his eye. It
an not be determined whether the
>fficer will lose the eye until he is
fitted for glasses a week or 10 days
aence. ?<?:- ?*, ..?
Abe Wootejj, who was riding in the
patrol ear with the officers, end two
soiored mm witnessed the. shooting
uid their testimony at the inquest
vas the same as the officers.
Tuberculosis Clinic To
Be HeM Here Sept 19
A frM tuberculosis clinic will be
inducted in the office of Dr. C. E.
Fitzgerald, Farroville physician, Fri
iay afternoon, Sept 19, from 2 to
1 o'clock. J .
Announcement of the clinic, eon
lucted by Dr. Fitzgerald, was made
by Dr. & J. Phillips, health officer
White and colored patients 'from
til sections of the county are eligible
to attend the clinic, one at the regu
lar clinics mads possible by sale of
tuberculosis SWd? ?t OWstmastime.
Post Plans Barbecue
Members of theWalstonburg Post,
American Degion, have been notified
by their adjutant, BVsd R. Shackel
'ord, that a barbecue will he given
onight t Friday) at 7.80 H Qie lunch
room of the Walstenburg high
ichooL . i .. 3
Commander of ,the Walstonburg
Legionnaires Is H. C. Burdv. D. H.
SaOey is vice coramnder. The post
ras organized last year and has 76
nembexs on its rolls.
KINDERGARTEN OPENS SEPT. 12
The kindergarten of Mrs. Florence
Thome will open Monday, Sept. 22.
ChHdren from four to six years may
(ifndl.ll .J - ill'n IIH.M ? ? ?, !? Ill ? . ?
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Ifco parking space problem, one <?f
those always arising in-the swift dp
velopment <3 thriving centers,
reared its ugly head again in
ville and is bothering town
who are considering the |
law to limit parking in the
mpess district to one 1
matter will be taken up and
ad thoroi^^jl the next
of tike Board of ~
Moat North Carolina towrii have
resorted to the installation of meters
as a means, of solving their parking
problems ftad several satisfactory
followed by .J
buiit Of the ^ _ I ^J|,
Gordon Lee which. had as its topic,
"The Unchanged Method* for Evan
gelising the WorM." Mr*. B. W.
Holmes led in pwfer.
"Meet the American ladian" wf?
the prof rem study fivep by Mrs.]
Henry Johneoh and Mr*. A. B. Moore
xv. state fliksioTW
* """to* **? VWbn Nowell of \
Wendell, a returned missionary from
Africa, would ?peek to the members
October 7. -
The dismissal prayer was given by
Miss Mamie Davis.
Mrs. Albert Lavifc and Mrs. David
Quinn were hesteseee to the Annie
Perkins circle Tuesday evening atj
the heme of die
The program and devotional topics
were the same as those -used at the
missionary society meeting Tuesday
afternoon. Those having parts on the
program were Mr*. A. J, Melton,
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v**p^? ^asm^?,r; .,rw ;,w? ?I
Mrs. Robert Joyner, Mrs. Robert
yields and Mia. George Davis. Miss
Annie Perkins talked about heme
missions. Videau Joyner recited the
|m>. Matthew Giljbs was a guest.
Punch and angel Cake topped with j
whipped cream were served in thi
Miss Mary Ima Rives, a member
of the Walstonburg high school fa
culty, spoke to the Woman's Council
Monday afternoon about home mta-|
sions. She was introduced by her
aunt, Mrs. Arch Flanagan. .
Mrs. Z. M. Whitehurst, vice presi
dent, had charge of the devotional
and presided over the busbieas ses
sion at which, time goads for the year
were discusaed. The singing of "My
Faith Looks Up To Thee" opened the
Group 3 served refreshments con
sisting of homemade cake, ice cream
ind nuts. Mm. AiiiiAi Mhl J.
E. Bynupfl an* Mrs. Maffiwy Dail
acted as hostesses.
The president, Miss H?l?a Smith, I
ui hostess to the Episcopal auxilia
Monday afternoon attoer country
me and opened the meeting by
iding Matthew 9.followed by pray
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Additional contributions were made
0 the leprosy fund in line with siim
ner program (todies of the group,
rhe auxiliary decided to remember
vkh gifts former members who were
ill. Miss Smith reed a letter from
the diooeean president' Mrs. Ward,
taking that they be hostesses to the
Convogatien of Edenton October 22
tnd also announced that at the invi
tation of Mrs. Madeline H. Rountree,
1 former member, they would hold
their first October meeting pn her
Mrs. Jack Lewis, educational sectp
ary, gave a synopsis of an article,
They Lbe Again," written by L. C.
dcConniek, which dealt with the
eprosy colony at Carrille, La. Mrs.
jewis pointed out the colony is more
heerful msd much happier than most
jeople think and since promin, a
w* SrUg, has been used there is,
man chance for recovery from this
[readfut-v,|H|Bi$< Beginning next
the group will study world
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Sandwiches, homemade chocolate
eke and fruit drinks were served by j
he hostess assisted by her sister,;
lias Huldah Smith. ?
The Juniors held their first roeet
ng of (he fall with the leader, Mis.
'. M. StansUl, Thursday ifcernoon,
drs. Stansill read Luke 4:81-41 and
old the story. "Jesus Makes Sunday
t Happy Day," after which she ask
MjjdOilAKiS pertaintog to the selec
Members told of the visits made
m tite sick after which Roy Moore
13, at 8 o'clock on 1
torn nt Snow Hill. '
P Tta ctatb members will enter 12
each in the stow. They will
will he auctioned to
c Sixty New Hempehire Rede and 60
Barred Plymouth Rock pullets will
be on sale. All pullsta are ready to
lay, are of certified breeding as
have been vaccinated against fewt
This to a fine opportunity to pur
chase. good pullets for a backyard
flock or to replace old pullets. Buy
ers will be needed in order to insure
a good sale. <*$
Club members raising these pullets
are: A. L. Moye, Yvonne Meeks, Co
rnelia May, Billy Sugg, of Maury
club; Esther Beaman and Richard
Tugwell, Walstonburg; Perry Sugg,
Lewis Barrow, Miriam Barrow and
Jean West, of Snow Hill dub. . % 1
Football Season Tickets
Available To Public
Farmville high school will orga
nise an athletic association this wee
in order to stimulate interest in the
Officers and cheerleaders will be
selected. Committees will be ap
pointed to handle certain matters
and ah important committee will be
named to sell eeason tickets for the
football games. , Adults tickets, good
for the four heme games, will sell
for $2.06; tickets for school pupils
will be ?1.00. It is hoped that suffi
cient funds can be raised through the
sale of season tickets to pay the ex
penses of havfi&^a football team. |
A practice game has been sche
duled with Greenville higl} school on
Friday night of this week at 8
o'clock, in Greenville. -
MISS BOONE INTRODUCED
As members of the Woman's So
ciety of Christian Service arrived at
the church MnnRaj afternoon, Mrs.
G. E. Moore, Jr., introduced them to
Miss Edna Boone, new rural church
After singing "I Think When I
Read That Swewet Story" the group
heard Mrs. S. G. Gardner give thrf
devotional. Misses Betsy Morris* and
Mary Leah Thome rendered "Give of
Your Beat to the Master," accom
panied hy Mrs. Jack McDavid, Jr., of
Nashville, -Tenn. ^ v , '
The purpose of the program given
by Mrs. Ei R. Clegg.was to acquaint,
members with the division education
program for children at home and
abroad. She stressed the importance
of a Christian education along with
public and private school education.
Miss Boone gave highlights of the
letters written about schools sup
ported by the society. Hie college
advancement program was discussed
by Mrs. Clegg.
}?' Mm, R. D. Harris, vice president,
welcomed Miss Boone and made an
nouncements ? relative to the fall edu
cational seminar to be held in the
First church of Rocky .Mount Tues
day, to the informal hour
after the- next meeting compliment
ing Mm. Ayeock and Mrs. White
hurst, district officers, who will be
guests, and to the week of prayer
and self-denial which will be ob
served October 25-31. .. "
Hie closing prayer was the read
ing at the Woman's club collect by
Mrs. W. M. Rollins.
f ? I nil ??>, MfiMII ml 111 in 1 AAA
small, repreaeimng less,
third of the eligible voter*, in the
Those who registered for the
election are reminded that failure
to vote wext Tuesday will be equi
valent to voting against the pro
gram as a majority of those who
registered must favor the proposal. I
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At The Rotary Club
Frank WilHams was in charge of
the Rotary program Tuesday evening
and introduced Lt Blinebury who
has charge of the United States
Army Recroitingaervice in this area,
which includes the <*? counties of j
Pitt, Greene, Beaufort, Hyde nnd|
He stated that now as never be
fore, the Army needed the coopera
tion of the civilians in order to
cure young men who can meet the|
requirements f6r soldiers. " 'y?"
After relating a few personal ex
periences he had during the battles
on Guadalcanal and other Pacific
islands he introduced his- co-worker,
Sgt. Reel, who has served seven
years id the Army, four of which
were spent as a prisoner of war. in
the Philippine islands and Japan.
Many men died from disease caused
by lack of foodVrcn before the Japs
captured them. When the sergeant
spoke of the living dead in' the prison
cdmps, a change was noted in his
voice. The happiest moments of his
life came, he related, when' he was
told that Um War was ever and when
he reached the United States.
Part! Ewell won thji." attendance
The ehd> was happy to have Don
add Baucom as a guest and is look
ing forward to having him present.
1st, played one imbiber and has con
sented to play I$ji the club each
week, which will add much to the
Miss Sue Taylor of Maury, form-]
erly of Farmvill*, was reported
ling doing so well following -the ex
plosion of a yacht at Carolina Beach
la* Wednesday night in which she
and a companion, George Apple
white, Jr, of. Carolina Beach, re
ceived second and third degree burns
?ad narrowly escaped with their
lives. She is confined to James Wal
ker hospital, WiBhtrigton.
The disaster was to. an over
loaded gas tank. The motor flooded
an&Udken a backfire occurred, sparks
set firs to the gas in the bilge.
The couple were preparing to go
to Wrightsville Beach with a crowd
and were testing the motor before
the othero arrived. When they were
nbout 30p feet from shore, jhe boat
caught fire. Applewhite rescued the
girl and swam with her to the dock.
H. F. Seigler of New York City
spent Tuesday here,..
Noises sufficient- to raise the dead
will probably waft from the tfarm
ville high school gymnasium Satur
The contests, for ladies awl gentle
en, will be a part of the Square
dance which, in turn, is put of, the
carnival attractions arranged by the
Kiwsnians who annually sponsor
?mrtfh an event to raise funds for
their Scholarship account, from which
of their professional
Efi Joyner, Jr., might be
test the strength
Sam Lewis, Jr.,
thing is certain?
is in ftpre for all
carnival will begin-Friday and
Organisation work on the member
ship ewnpeifpi of the Pitt County
Farm >has been
on Monday, ftt?Yl. ?
den the capable leadership of F. P.
Hendrix, membership chairman. ?'?I
following ahairmwi will con
duct drives In their respective com
munities with the help of other farm
leaden: Ayden, J. D. Cannon; Bell 1
Arthur. P. a Rasberry; Belvoir, Jul
ius Parker; Bethel, W. A. House; Ca- I
rolina, Mr*. Lyriia Barnhill; - Shet
mainline, U C. Venters; Black Jack,
Elijah Mills; Simpson, G. a Porter;
Grimesland, Leslie Elks; Falkland,
G. H. Pittman; Farmville, Mre. L. R.
Jones; Fountain, J. L. Dozier; Green- - J
ville, Mesdames Oscar Hardee and
J. L. Stanley; Pactolug, Cecil Sat- .
terthwaite; Grifton, Brown Hodges;
Gardner's Cross Road, J. J. Edwards;
Winterville, G. D. Cox and Roy Da
venport. * ... v-'T : *
Mr. Hondrix urges all farmers,
landlords and to join Farm
Bureau immediately. He requests the
farmers not to wait until they are
solicited, but to pay dues to the com
munity chairmen or mail dues to the
Pitt County Farm Bureau Office,
Greenville. _ *
! Farm Bureau doesn't cost but it
I;; How much is it worth to you?
School Workers Will
Meet In Rocky Mt
.y Bishop W. W. Peele of Richmond,
V?l, Bishop fa Charge of the North
Carolina Conference of the Metho
dist Church, has announced a meet
ing- of the pastors and Sunday School
workers of the North Carolina Con
ference to take place fat the Flint
Methodist Church, Rocky Mont, est
Thursday, Sept 18, begfanfag at 10
The purpose of the meeting is to
make plans for the special emphasis
on Church School enrollment and at
tendance fa connection u*h the Ou
ssde for Christ, the nation-wide pro
gram. of the Methodist Church.
Prominent among the leaders will
be Dean Harold A. Bos ley, of the
Duke Divinity School, who will give
the noon-hoar inspirational address.
Dean Befaey has just come to Duhe
University fmra Mt Vcrnm Place
Methodist Church, Baltimore, Md.
The dining' address will be given
by Bishop Peele and ajouHnaent will
be reached by %80 in the afternoon.
Rev. E. R. Clegg, pastor of the
Farmville Methodist Church, plans to
attend the meeting.
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GIRL SCOUT ACTIViTIRS
Troops 2 and 4 held a pionic at the
bom* of the leader of Troop 2, Mrs.
B. T. Williams, Thursday afternoon.
The girls of Troop 2 initiated 11 for
?w Brownies and Sandra Wain
wright into Intermediate Girl Scout
Ping pong and other games were
played prior to serving of the supper
which ? consisted of assorted sand
wiches, cookies and drinks. Manh
mellows were roasted and group
singing enjoyed* around the Jjfcm
Officers for Trati( 4 were selected
Tuesday afternoon as fbllowa: troop
leader, Faye Mewborn; secretary,
Ix>u Tayloa Iurwis; treasurer, Arm
Pollard. After the group waa divid
ed into two patrols Clarabell Flana
gan was chosen as patrol leader for
.the dogwood patrol and and Martha
Holmes, leader for the deer patrol.
The girls-discussed ways of mak
ing money to build the hut Sybil
Grumpier and Aim Murphy were in
itiated into the troop. Bad was
chosen ss the color for ties to be
used with the new uniforms. -jS |
the Scout hymn closed
which was attended by
17 ummbera. - gf/
Plana for the coming year
at the meeting of