?pbding' Achievements of Farmville
Organizations During the Current Year!
MtaaifJIxpenditures of so varied and
;'?? wide * program, but it does act as
y clearing ground for the various
14ms which arise relative to these
various works. Many problems and
affected with public inter
est are thrashed out in the meetings
of the Club long before they are put
into tangible form. The Club makes
no claims to greatness. It is a busi
ness and professional club composed
of business and professional men. Its
aim is to serve Farmville in any way
that it can.
In view of the above the Farmville
Rotary Club looks back on the year
1933-34 as one of progress and ser
vice, not merely for itself and its re
lations with Rotary International, but
also for Farmville and the commu
nity which it was organized to serve.
Farmville is rapidly forging ahead
and awakening to the possibilities of
this new era in which we live. It is
Rotary's hope and desire to in some
small way point the way and direct
the movement in order that the town
and community of Farmville may be
a cleaner, healthier, more friendly
town in which we may all live and
1933-34 was a year of change and
adjustment. That year is past, and
with its passing the Farmville Ro
tary Club turns its eyes on the hori
zon of better times and taking its
cue from the spirit, which has per
vaded Farmville during the fall
months of 1934, boldly faces the fu
ture with an undaunted confidence in
the future of Farmville, and its ability
to serve the community through the
many means which it has at its
The Farmville Post American Le
gion No. 151, was organized on
August 14th 1923 through the efforts
of John Hill Paylor, E. H. Marrow, C.
T. Marrow, and W. D. Dildy. The
charter members were Edward W.
May, B. L". Stokes, D. S. Barrett, T.
H. Rouse, J. L. Harvey, William G.
Hill, E. H. Marrow, W. J. Bundy, H.
W. Turnage, W. D. Bryan, Jr., A. W.
Bobbitt, Dewitt G. Allen, T. A.
Smoot, Jr., W. D. Dildy, John Hill
Paylor, and C. T. Marrow. John Hill
Paylor was the first Post Command
er, W. D. Dildy first Adjutant, and
A. W. Bobbitt, first finance officer.
The Farmville Post has had an in
crease in membership each year, the
membership for 1934 totalling 83.
The goal for 1935 is 100 members.
John Hill Paylor, the service officer
has assisted in filing many claims
and securing compensation and hos
pitalization for the ex-service men.
The Farmville Post has a fully equip
ped hall, with no outstanding indebt
edness. The Farmville Post caused
to be organized and chartered on
June 12th, 1930 The American Legion
Auxiliary, which said organization
has been one of the outstanding units
in the State.
Present officers are: O. G. Spell,
Commander; C. S. McKeel mid J. H.
Bynum, Vice Commanders; C. A. Ty
son, finance officer and adjutant,
John Hill Paylor, service officer, and
also guardianship officer, Roy Moore,
Junior Order United American
Farmvilie Council, No. 141, was or
ganized in December 1926, and has a
present membership of fifty-eight,
with the following officers in charge:
E. F. Gaynor, councilor; Lath Mor
riss, vice councilor; E. J. Barrett, Jr.,
past councilor; H. W. Kemp, finan
cial sec'y-. and B. J. Skinner, record
The order, of both local and na
tional scope, having two national
homes, is, at present, caring for about
1500 orphans of deceased brothers; a
friend and staunch supporter of our
Free Public School system, it is also
a fraternal insurance order, carrying
a funeral benefit, together with
The members believe in, and advo
cate the reading of the Bible and
teaching it in the schools, together
with the bearing of true allegiance
to the flag of our country, and try
to place one over each of our school
This is truly an American institu
tion, as all applicants for member
ship, must have been born in Amer
ica, and be able to read and write,
thus proving itself a foe to illiteracy.
Modern Woodmen of America
Farmville Camp, No. 15727, an
brder of the modern fraternal insur
ance type, has a membership of
fifty-six, the individual carrying from
?500 to $5000. The present officers
are: W. C. Wooten, consul, W. A.
Barrett, adviser, B. J. Skinner, sec'y
The outstanding feature of the
order, is insurance without profit,
which enables many to carry on in
small installments. It has many
other desirable features, which will
be gladly explained by any member
The local camp was organized
about 1916 and at times has enjoyed
prosperity along with other organiza
tions, suffering reverses also, but is
apparently, at the present time, mov
ing on in an even tenor with the
hope that this wave of prosperity will
Improved Order Red Men
Ocklawaha Tribe, No. 47, has had
a somewhat checkered career, organ
ized in the early days of the order's
existence, after a few years it dis
banded, and a second attempt was
later made to revive it, and for a
few years was successful.
On April 14, 1926, it was reorgan
ized with 32 charter members, and
today after many hardships boasts
of about the same membership with
the following officers, presiding over
its destiny: B. S. Taylor, sachem; C.
T. Butts, Sr. sagamore; Robert
Moore, Jr. sagamore, B. J. Skinner,
chief of records.
This order is composed of local
men, bound together in a brotherhood
for the mutual uplift of the mem
bers and the community in which
they live, also carrying a small death
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