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.J^; ^ PAKMV1LBE. PflT COUNTY, NOtmf CAROLINA, AUGUST 1, 1924. ~ ~ *?? 13
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NO STOCK YBT OFFERED
TOE PUBLIC FOR SALE.
Engineers Are Nnr Boring At
Havefodc, in Craven County,
Far Oil?AH Indications Point
Toward Ifadi Success.
Washington, N. (X, July SO.?
B. C. Banks, of Norfolk, Va^.oil
engineer, was in the city this
week for a few hours on busi
ness. M. Banks is now at Have
lock, near New Bon, in Craven
County, where he is in charge
of a test well to be put down by
a local syndicate to determine
what oil resources exist in this
section of the State.
In an interview with the News
3?r. Banks said that just as soon
as all machinery was on the
ground and installed, work on
boring of the well would be com
menced, which would be around
the.first of August. He was con
fident that by the 10th of Aug
ust the first 1,00$ feet would be
down and the remaining 2,000
feet or more, if necessary, would
be pushed as rapidly as possible.
A diamond |briH will be used
as it was his phtn to test the
well in a scientific manner by.
means of a core drifc as to
ascertain Die true condition as
to the various stratas through
which the drill would pass. Mr I
Auy)r? was confident gas would I
te struck la quantity *
ABO* miVvT 0&. wU#
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Bureau of Mines, Washingtlta,
D. C., will stay at Havelock whjfif
the weil is being: put dowfi to
check up the data so acquired
for the State and Federal gov
ernments. ~ -....
Mr. Banks, before leaving,
said that the indications for oil
in Beaufort county were better
than in any other place outside
oif Havetock/and if oil was fouhd
there, it would also be found in
The boring for oil is no specu
lative scheme nor wild cat plan
to get money and prove our la
tent resources it is declared by
? the promoters. " ,i
but caa any be ohtoflhatf, it is
announced the proabten.
DR1LIJNG COMPANY NOW ?
DRILLING FOR TEE FLUID
| VMtorc Fn? Saraal States I
Da WeB Project
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have refused tablet themselves
become worked up over the mat
tor. They have maintained a
"calm" aB the while, but at the
same time have been hoping.
the start tjie promoters
have gone about the matter
without any bi?
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poee is has not been disclosed.
Although the movement is com
paratively small thue far, it ia
just an Mi***? of #hat wffi
?follow the striding- of oil in this
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ILKNOiK COUNTY CUTS ITS
I TAX RATE FOR 1925 33 Cta.
?county's tax rate for the next
I fiscal year will be 8S cents less
?than last year. The rate has
Ibeen dropped from |1.75 to $1.42
Iby the Commissioners. The ac
tion has been predicted for sew
I "* granted jj
I MISS JONES ENTERTAINS.
I t&fapfcd tiumb^ of friends tliore &t ] I
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1 Presidential Nominee
| ' Qn Dry pcket j
P. Faris, of Clinton, Mo*, it
i -?<iential nominee named fey
? h?bWo?-f?rty Convention
\ Vj?, Q^BoJt^n
?t. .i for Omrnor of Misaoort
ciat# Prohibition Party.
Convention this Year Character
ised By More Dteeoasion By
Attendance Than Expected.
Raleigh, July 29th.?Contrary
to expectations, the annual con
vention of farmers and farm wo
men held at State College last
week was attended by a thous
and or more people during each
of the three days. At the close
of the first day about 500 men
and women had- registered for
? '"a tti''
as an attraction. * Its old-fash
ioned tunes and its songs of long
ago stirred, the andience to an
extent of real pleasure.
The convention this year was
characterised by more discus
sion from the floor by farmers
themselves. In the past, those
in the audience have been eon
tent to let the speakers do the
talking; bat, this year, those
who wished definite information
about a particular subject had
no hesitancy in-asking question*
and ijtr giving experiences* It
Seemed that the farmers haw.
really come to look upon State
College as their own institution
and the convention as their putK
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SECOND TONSIL AND
ADENOID JCLINJC TO
BE HELD AUGUST 7.
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Many Turned Away oil Account
of Not Being Abie Get to
Them on Thursday. Parents
?' Urged to Make Arrangements
In Advance. I - %
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; On account of so many chil
dren having to-refused admis
sion to the Clinic on Thursday
of this week, a second Clinie will
be held in the High School build
ing in Farmvilte next Thursday,
This will probably 'bd the last
Ciinic- of this season and so ar
rangements should made by,
with I)r. W. It Wfflis or Mr.
Raymond Peele'at o$ce.
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Application blanks Jmay' be se
cured from the Faftnyille Post
of the American Legion or from
Attorney John Hill Paylor.
Don't wait, the Sblanks are
easily filled oat. l?you'll drop
in "The Enterprise'- office and
slap your fingers on the roller of
our printing press you can make
the nicest finger pr&ts you ever
saw, and it won't cost a single
"buddie" a cent. Gdme on.
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"I think I shouldshave named
fijy boy "Flannel", said Mrs.
(Sinks. Why? asked Miss Jinks,
[Because, answered Mrs. Binks,
he shrinks from washing.
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Reports Fran Field Worker*
* Show Thai Boll Weevtf tnffes
?; tation Has Rapidly Increased
In home Sections.
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Raleigh, July 30th.?Rain, one
day after the next,, luxurious
vegetative1 growth and hot, mur
ky weather * make conditions
ideal for the eotton boll Weevil
sum! the pest is .taking full ad-*
vantage of the fact, if reports
coming to Franklin Sherman, 3
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testation has rapidly inSljsai. -(
"Some folks have only a lew ,
weevils" says Mr. Sherman, ?yet
there are a great number which
have reached the point of ten
percent infestation, at which
tfctte dustiiig with the dry cal
cium arsenate should begin. For
every man to dust all of his cot* j
ton would be a needleSs waste, ,
but for the careful man to dust ?
properly when ten per cent of 1
Ids cotton squares have been ?
punctured is only wise and prof- ,
itable according to our exper
Plir. Sherman states that one
may pick and burft all the infests
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ed squares and yqimg- bolls and j
secure soue control if he has -
only a small acreage of cotton
or if his infestation is low and <
there are some boys and girls on
the farm that may be used in ?
this work. But generally in late j
July and early August, when the |
weather has feSen favorable for
boll weevil development the only <
remedy which can be depended \
upon for profitable production is l
the standard dust poison appli- j
Some dusting, has already 11
rvf fUo ^vf-Anfinn HDItlbd*
charge bylwi^ng.'^edtfor of
extentlon division, Raleigh."
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EVERYTHING BUT GOATS I
At TS& BI& STATE FAIR, j ?
? Raleiegh, July 29.?An expert I1
for every -department of the
State Fair this fait, with-the ex- i
ception of the goat division, is
announced by the management, i
Kj?fs omission ma. _e explained i
by the fact that while practi- I
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cally every department manage* j
has been with the Fair in prey- j
?bus years, yet before they get
through niaking^pngements )
?Tor the big event, a good many
will feel like goats.
Either that, or else the State
Fair doesn't consider goats de -
sirable things .to have around, 1
?fearing bodily harm. '
Itff&LM. ATWATBR GIVEN A I
f BmTHDAY PARTY. |
Entirely unaware of what was up, I I
Mr. Gariand M. Atwater, the I
tared, druggist at "the Fermville Ding] JI
Co,3ppled to his home on Thurs
day evening about nine o'clock, sup- [
posedly for something else, when he j
iall||tevjfeB^. guests whqjhad arrived!
birthday. x /... - ;
Ifrs. Atwater had well kept her I, I
hour Derore returned to tr.e .^tore-irom i j
the evening meal.
After a couple hours of various L
games, and merryment, the birthday [ ,
cake was brought fourth by his little J
7-year? daughter, LaCena, with at
large number of lighted aindles,-re&|j
wonting tt? nurabet of yearo, whig|
he immediately began .to blow out ",
c boeetp hair.,; i
A CHAMPIDHSKlP, /
, New Davis Manager ]
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Clem L. Sfcaver,~Df TVeat Virginia,
was the choice of-John W. Davis,
as the new Chairman of the Demo
cratic National Committee, to di
rect .hie compaijm for election.
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THIS SERVICE TO TAKE
PLACE VESPER SERVICE
Men's Federation Doing Great
'Work Throughout the County
Aha a Large CMwd Expected
'J Here Sunday Afternoon.
The Groups of the Men's and
Women's Federations, of Green
viUe, will conduct the Vesper
services on the School ground
in Farpiville Sunday afternoon
at 6 o'clock. Mr. C. B. Rowtette
has been selected as leader for
these services. He wfllbe as
sisted by members of both Fed
The invitation to conduct tips
service was extended to ihe Fed- -
eration .. of Greenville . by. .the
Ministerial Association and the
Rotary Club of Farmvffle. And
from the mfonn^Him received
a large crowd from Greenville,
is expected to attend this ser
vice Sunday afternoon.
Farmville extends a most cor
dial invitation tp every one whn
will to come to this service, and
especially urge all dtwens of
this immediate coniniunity to be
aresent on time.
Sunday engagements thrpugh
Mit the county, with the exeept
ion of "Arthur and Aydejvfctve
been cancelled by the Federattwi
to Sm^vAttgltet 3kd,*Uy, :
[%QU6Sttu tO BWH Uif xoT?'
7 ill A service
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A young woman called at
aostoffice in Farmville recently
ind inquired bashfully if there
were a letter for her.
"Business or love letter?" the
derk asked, jokingly.
"Business", was the blushigg
. As no letter could be found,
took her departure, but at
the door she turned and carpi
oack. "Would you mind looking
among the love letters?" she
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HENRY FORD SKIPS OUT
FROM BIRTHDAY TO-DO.
Detroit, July 31.-?In an effq^t
to get away from all that "birth
Jay stuff", Henry Ford am
peered yesterday on the occasion
if his sixty-first birthday. 99*
business associates profess..to
know nothing what-so-ever*#?
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I STARTED ON FISHING
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Brightest Dopes and Fondest *.
? Dreams Come to Naught 1*2
B ^ Tlds^ld Crael World Say
they trudged on toward the
jar madly careening do^th(^^^
HAW Ttnurn rin uaii DAK7
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