VOL.15 FAgMTOBE, PITT COUNTY^ ^NORTH OAROIJNA, Jl LY 11th, 1924.' - ; ?/*? ~ ^ No^O
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Governor Charles W. Bry|jJlJj|For Vice President
CONVENTION ENDS IMMEDIATELY
UPON SECURING DAVIS AND BRYAN
AS NATION'S STANDARD BEARERS.
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John W. Davis, of West Virginia, and Governor
Charles W. Bryan, of Nebraska, Were Chosen
by the Democratic National Convention to Car
ry the Democratic Standard
tion; Vice-PresidetiHSrNiMnee is^rother of
William Jennings Bryan.
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New York, July 10?John W. Davis,
of West Virginia, and Governor Chas.
W. Bryan, o/Sffebraska, are the Dem
ocratic party's candidates for presi
. dent and vice-president.
Emerging from the 103rd ballot as
the Democratic National Convention's
choke the prewtWitii? nominee, West
Virginia lawfer and diplomat, swept
hway the great waves of bitterness
that had been churned up during the
past 16 dayi of stormy conflict Then
taking command immediately the new
head of the party.gtiided the conven
tion swiftly toward-tfie detection of
his running mate, the brother of Wil
liam Jennings Bryan, Jus most vigor
ous opponent thruout hte balloting.
When the convention adjourned at
2:24 a. m. today it had filled many
Hew pages of political history, rising!
with dramatic force from the violent
struggle of 12 days ago over the
naming of the Ku Klux Klan in the
party platform thru a record break
ing deadlock between supporters <rf
William Gib be McAdoo and Governor
Alfred E. Smith that M thro 10*
hallo te before a presidential nomina
I':"^?IKK^A t?l e I t wa ? .1 . .
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balk* with the change of many votes
eHmtnifarf mast of the nearly thirty
atones first mentioned but the select
The weary ' delegates tout fhriahwd
their work. Not all the sears suffer
ed during the lmg struggle had been
heeled ifuinifn the fact that the votes
that lifted! Davis to victory came from
groups that had fought each other to
a staiKfatai for mere than a week. A
handful cf "die hards" in both the
Smith and McAdoo camps, took no
part in the etJdrful sod hatmppieae
ooarimioa When the balloting for a
presidential nominee turned definatdy
from their idols many of the leaders
in the long fight for McAdoo and
some of thoee who had struggled with
equal seal for Smith, were afesant for
the first time In days, hot bthers were
on hand to express their happinehs at
? RADIO PANS-ENJOYED
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V. Davis, began growing tobacco. A
fMnf -MiW ft oraftr x<?r tC to ew
baeco has an oily substance, which is
a natural possession. It has a sap
(water) like other vegetation. When
the sap rises it runs the oil out thru
the pores of the leaves on the princi
ple that oil and water dont mix and
oil being lighter is poshed out by the
sap. Tobacco harvested in this state
will be light and "chaffr" when cured.
There being only sap (water)- in the
tobacco and this evaporates in curing
land leaves the tobacco light and al
most worthless. But, toabceo har
vested when the sap is down and oil
in the leaves renderes it easily cured
and makes it rich, oily and "waxy".
This is because the tobacco is full of
oil instead of sap and oil being unable
to evaporate remains to give the to
I shall be pleased to answer corres
pondence from tobaceo growers who
may desire to write me, provided pos
tage is sent for reply. . J
W. H. DAVIS.
Great jn cotton. tfflharrA
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plowing for three weeks and the grata
is getting the best of everything. The
abundant fruit crop is beginning to
spoil and much will be lost. Wednes
day was' the first fair day in July
and it found the farmers working
hard to aave their crops. If the fair
I weather continues the damage may
not be so great as the present es
THE DEATH OF FATHER
j Off times have I sat and wondered,
As the Sun slowly sank in the west;
Why so often it's those that we love
most of all,
That our Father above loves best
? Otoe day God looked ftomHerwm^
I And beheld on this earth below, ? ;
If A flower more beautiful than the
I: dawn, -:vg^ '-iMm
I More pure than new fallen snow.
So tenderly He gathered thjs dower,
And held it dose to His heart;
And He carried it back to Heavejjg^,
J ^part0 fr?m Hhn t W0Uld ^
fNot. f t f Sunshine*
And, akho' be was life's greatest
^ faraasarer, ^ ^ ^ J
Far teo cruel, Indeed, fb# this world
130 &"?** h*'*
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TONSIL AND ADENOIDE CLINIC
TO BE HELD HERE JULY 15TH.
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There will be held in Pamvilje 'oo
Wednesday of next week, July 16th,
a Tonsil and Adenidlde Clinic for<1M
purpos of removing the tonsils and
adenoides of anyone wishing to have
same removed. ?
tParents have children they wish
be operated on will please notify
r. Raymond Peele or Dr. W. M.
Willis. Every arrangement will-be
made to take care of those desiring
operations, provided notification has
I The Clinic wfli be held in the High
! School building.
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NR. S. G. GARDNER DIES AT .
HOSPITAL IN RALEIGH.
The funerml of Mr. S. G. Gardner,
? former citizen of this place, will be
held here to-morrow (Saturday) after
noon. Mr. Gardner died Thursday
night at a hospital in Raleigh in
which city he had resided for the past
three years. He had been ill for sev
eral weeks but was convalescent until
a few days ago when he was com
pelled to return to the hospital where
he underwent an operation last Wed
nesday and since that time his life
has been despaired of. He was in
his 35th year.
Mr. Gardner - came here several
yean ago from his home near Lilling
ton and married Miss Bertha Joyner,
daghier of the late R. L. Joyner, and
they had a most happy home -life.
ftniUee his wHe he leaves two small
and" EQftan White. aged 3 years.
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termen t made at For^ JMI eeinetery.
MISS LEWIS HOSTESS. ^
About twenty members of the
Christian Endeavor of thb Presbyter
|to? church, motored out to the coun
try home of MiesEllen Lewis on
Wednesday evening where a delight
iol meeting of that organization was
Miss Lucy Moore bed charge of
?||p. very interesting program which
-had as its topic, "Jesus and His
Friends." Selections on "Jesus and
John", Jesus and Pater" and "Jesus
and Judas" were read and discussed.
Rev. N. N. Fleming, Jr., followed up
the program with a timely discourse
on "Friends and Friendship" in which
he appealed to his hearers to ever be
sincere and true to their earthly
friends and admonished them to be
loyal to their Saviour who is more
During a short business session a
letter was read from Mi$s Fleming,
District President of C. E., urging
this group to lend delegates ta-'ftej
Convention at Richmond..) No action
wag. taken in this direction however.
A Social hour was made more pleas
ant by delicious refreshment?4j&f^
i The Original FaUwaaoccasioned
by an apple, cohere was no *8 aT
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J. Jt-ffries A h&&lo*day?just plain
ranchman k CSrojfcinia- Jeff' sttll
an i^euLst, in things pugi
listic and iiiw hiwja young protege.
Tommy Rfc'^s a 2it-yy?r-Ql<l
Drnn;- 1 Ifid it til UWT .'CttSVCi be ?'
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LOCAL FIREMEN TO LEAVE
FOR MGg BQINT MONDAY
I The Fannv?e Ftoi Department will
leave Monday|for; $igh Point where
they wilh attend the State Fireman's I
Association. "II " fl
? T^ose^goin^jr^in" Famville to en-1
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I *!_.? eop eoee' rrf /?AmrA?\+'ftn
-and it hoped will meet with equally J
as much success -this year, if noij
SIX NEW CASES OF TYPHOID
FEVER REPORTED IN' GOUffVY
The reports for this week show six
more cases of- typhoid fever with one
death. The Health Department hasj
called to "your attention a number of
times the fact that the disease seems
very severe this year. Will you who
own. large farms and who have a
number of employees not wake up to
this- serious situation ?' Yptr who
know "and understand, use your in
fluence to havie; your friabdf, neigh
bors and any. and everyone jwith-whom
you may coffiejn contact with to take
the typhoid treatment. The Health
announce these facts as tlley are. k I
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? C Barbecue Dinner on Tfe&rs
day Evening Jul* 3rd
? ^.Le^onaires J. H. Paylor, a LeRoy
Rollins, J. W: Joyner, D. S. Barrett,
IW. D. DHdy and M. V. Jones of the
Farmville Post of the American Leg
ion, No. 151, were hoists lo their local.
*Post, the Robert B. Anderson Post,
the Pitt County Post and ministers pf
this city on Thursday evening July
3rd at Knott's warehouse. i
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A splendid program had bim ar
ranged and the guests numbering near
a hundred enjoyed this as well as the
delicious barbecue dinner serveffthem,
Post Commander, John Bill Paylor,
was master of ceremonies &nd gave a
hearty welcome to^ assemb!*K
after whitt-Jegionaire W. G. Sheppard
led in the singing of several legion
songs. Bev.i). E. Hill gave the jnvo- I
cation and short informal talks were
made by Revs. N. Ni Flerning, Jr., J.
W. Heyes, O.- E. Fox and B. B.
Slaughter. Bryce Little, of the Rob
ert B. Anderson Ppst, and W. H. Rog
bar* another suc|k festive occasion/:,.:
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EX-SERVICE MEN TAKE NOTICE!
Application for adjusted compen
sation can be obtained by all ex-ser
vice men from Post Commander, John
HU1 Paylor; Service Officer, Alex. S.
Bynum; W. D. Dildy, Adjutant, or
any officer of the .American Legion
[ anywhere. All ex-serviM F,)nen are
| urged to obtain these WankaJUKH^- I
mit their application.
L : M ASONS INSTALL OFFICERS.
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At a regular meeting of Farmville
Lodge No. 517, Thursday the fopi
ing officers were installed to serve
I The monthly barbecue dinner was
enjoyed ,hy a large number of rtfein- ,
bers at the noop hour.
son.1? unexpected expense occurs that
cleans yea-out of oulil.1
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EPISCOPALIANS TO BOLD ^
FIELD DAY AT HILL CREST
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I The following invitation and. pro
gram of the Pitt County District Field
Day ha* been tendered to local Epis
copaliatua'*<)< ?'?* : 1 ,
"Pitt County District Field Day at
Hill Crest, near Kinstoh, N. C., Thurs
?day, July 17, 1924. This Field Day
wifl take the form of an old fashioned
basket picnic, but delegates coming
from, Wilmington and others at a
similar distance are not expected to
bring baskets. Kinston is as accessi
ble by road as by rail and &U1 Crest
has facilities for parking cars. It is
hoped a large number will drive to
the grounds. This is the mr* am
bitious meeting our District kas at
tempted and we hope to have a Urge
delegation. - The invitation is cordial
and hearty. If ypu want further in
formation write: Mrs. Richard Wil
liams, Greenville, N. C. Come and
bring your friends."
16:30 a. m.?Hymn and opening pray
er?Rev. James E. W. Cook Green
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10:45 a. m.?Introductory speech, G.
V. Cooper, E8q., Kjnston.
IRsOO a. m.?Address, General Albert
L. Cox, Raleigh.
12:00 noon-i?Address,~Mrs. J. G. Sta
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ton, Williams ton.
12:86 p. m.?Lupei^on and Recreation
3:30 p. m^ddgesa, Mrs. J. F. tfool
2:46 p. tn.?Introductory speech, Bbr.
W. R. Noe, Wilmington.
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A Large Audience Attended the
tenedlo the Sermon
Oil account of rain the Community
Vesper Service, which began on Sun
day evening last, to continue through
out August, was held in the school
auditorium. A large congregation
greeted Bev. B. S. Slaughter of the
Methodist ehureb, preacher for the
IxsitSml service. Local' Masons attend
ed in a body ?id. an impressive and
appropriate sermon was preached by
Mr. Slaughter, who took as his theme
"Temple Building,4 pointing out Na
poleon and Alexander the Great as
I builders having enormous plans while
holding aloft Jesus, the perfect Archi
tect of character.
These services should prove a great
source of inspiration to the communi
ty and the "committee is desirous of
a good atteadance among the people
of the eoontry districts. The hour of
MxroVbdE^ was set especially as a
convenience and inducement to friends
in thecountry. -T.
A song service, led by Atty Walter
Gj Shepp&rd, win feature each service
and spedaT anthems and soIog will be
btapd. A solo by Mr Moses Moye
waa ymatly en joyed last Sunday.
* If the weather will permit, the ser
vice* on next! Sunday evening wiU be.
held en the High"4 School grounds. '
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- awscnc^- oi ine presiuciiv^ *
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splendid talk on ,4The Illumined Task
Jn the .Ruraltomj^itfes" was given
if* *><* a selection,
"TbqJjospel Ford; tn the Rural Com-*
raoBities," was read by Mrs. W. R.
After .the h't^raxy program, reports
of. the different officers were made as
follows; Mrs. Loyd Horton, as Supt.
by. this band towards . the budding
tHe Superannuate, fund. Group 2,
Mr,'. R. A. Field's chairman, was re
quested to service Men's club supper
on Friday evening,'and Mesdames D.
E. Ogles by and, Heywood. Smith were
^fed to.serVe on .the church com
Jl^teirffe\ii(&6rt pf the' District
Missionary ^J^fe^nce held in "Xydcn .
gate, Mrs. B. O.Turnage and receiv
ed with sue* Enthusiasm byithe'So
rifty that a rising vote of thanks was
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-The meeting closed with a prayer
presiding officer, Mrs. Lovelace. ?
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