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    Farm ville Enterprise
a ALEX HOUSE, Owner * Mgr.
Em Hortoo Shackkford
Associate Editor
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Second Class Mail Matter at the
Poetoffice at Parmville, N. CL, un
der net of March tod, 1878.
The only thing that interact a
racketeer is what he can get for him
Most Americans will join anything
that promises to pay dividends in
What this country needs is more
thinking and fewer street-corner ore
A five-year plan -for business is
very good, but five days hard work
is better. <.
It is easy for people to agree upon
solutions to problems that are far
from home.
War may not be inevitable but
Americans should remember that it is
not impossible.
The real American tragedy: An
honest man, anxious to work, unable
to find employment.
Many of the people who promise
future payments for present favors
forget about the promises.
Husbands and wives should not
make fun of each other?leave this
pastime to your neighbors.
One reason why people prefer to
talk is the speaker who goes into
every detail is great detail.
Maybe if s lucky the new increased
relief fund will be available in time
to help the present crop of graduates.
Native Americans wonder why for
eign nations try to spy upon the mili
tary and naval secrets of the United
The man who is too busy to take a
vacation is in for a great surprise
when be dies?the world will hardly
miss him.
There will be no dictator in the
United States as long as Congress
votes the money for Government and
its enterprises.
Experience in life will soon teach
you that when someone is very nice,
there is something that you <*??* do in
return for the favor.
Don't postpone making that con
tribution to charity until you have
a million dollars. You might not
make the million.
Many Americans might be inclined
to overlook it, but the public school
system is the great bulwark of inde
pendence and liberty.
Advocates of world peace are re
minded that the nations of the world
poetiane to enlarge their navies end
It wont be long now before the
people of the country will be hearing
how important their congressman is.
He will teU them himaelf.
r Dont forget to trade in Farmville
whenever poaeible. This policy will
promote yew prosperity as well ee
tne prosperity ox otaer otiaena.
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The brutality of the serial murder
of dafenseleee man, women ""i chil
dren ia Spain and China, ia, in the
: IhI by the etnpidity of sueh tacties.
> Undoubtedly designed to break
down the morale of the opposing ar
^ the aerial slaughter of thou
eeflitsey ehJhfc hjtarA"
? ? ? i A , Avaw^lv fl?n jjialeeeu
parte JialJeiie niJty the ^ contrary,
Oat such barbarism jjwhen^a*
A anlilw fijliU?u' l? t fwmt line
cruisers which the Japanese dssign
ed to carry fifteen 6J inch gut%
eight 6-inch anti-craft guns and 12
torpedo tubes. There has been an
air at mystery about these endears
and gtimpeas of them have been rare
for foreign observers. The latest
rumor la that the Japanese have re
moved one of the three main gun
turrets in order to give the cruiser
the necessary stability.
If the rumors now being circulated
are true, they might explain the re
ticence of fits Japanese to exchange
naval information, with other powers.
If Japanese warships are, in fact,
not seaworthy, the Japeneee proba
bly think that it would be dangerous
to disclose the feet to possible enem
The solution of the housing prob
lem in the United States depends
upon developing mass-production of
houses, says Harvey Wiley Corbett,
architect at Radio City.
Mr. Corbett declares, "If we at
tempted to build a car today the why
we build a house it would cost $150,
000 and would not run." Under pres
ent conditions of mass-production and
coordinated manufacture in assem
bling all the parts of an automobile
at the factory, the labor cost, accord
ing to Mr. Corbett, of putting to
gether all the parts is "3.40 for each
There certainly seems to be an op
portunity to improve the method of
house construction In the United
States. Some smart industrialist
will begin the fabrication of housing
units, which will be fitted together
on the building lot. It is barely pos
sible that large construction organi
zations will visit various localities for
the purpose of erecting fifty or a
hundred homes in a few weeks.
Meeting the objection that the pre
fabricated homes will be standard
ized, Mr. Corbett say* this Is not
necessary as each builder will be able
to construct his model, with definite
prices for each unit that he puts in
to his structure.
Every consumer knows that no
matter how bad a product may be,
there is always somebody else who
can make it worse and sell it cheaper.
It is also true that no matter how
good a product may be, there is al
ways somebody who can make an in
ferior article and palm it off on the
public as "just as good."
Because of these facts, The Enter
prise has always supported legislar
tion tending to protect the public by
compelling sellers to state definitely
what their product is. The new Pood
and Drug Act is an effort to protect
'consumers by requiring more accurate
labelling of containers, so that pur
chasers will be able to tell from the
; label what they buy. We do not pre
tend that the new Act is perfect, be
cause we are not familiar with all
-of its terms, but its general purpose
strikes us as being a step forward.
The United State Department of
Agriculture, in which a bureau has
| charge of tits enforcement of the
Act, points out that the provisions
of the law do not go into effect until
June 25, 1989. Intelligent buyers,
however, will find out a good deal,
about file products they purchase if
they will pay attention to the labels
on the containers. Certain drugs sad
devices will be labelled to wan buy
ers against dangerous misuses The
j presence of habit-forming drugs wfil
also be declared.
The progress thus made in the la
belling of food and drugs should be
extended to other fields. For exam
ple, when a buyer purchases clothing,
the label should give full informa
tion aa to the material in the gar
ment. There an other products on
the market today when the consumer i
should he given better information as
to the materials used. This would,
of course, avoid deception sad the
sals of inferior products on the as
sertion that they are "just as good*
Diseases Are Threat
to home and eommexdai flower gar
deners, butjpost of them can be avoid
ed or controlled, said Dr. Lather
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oiiaw, extension.; jpnft pfttnologlit it
State CottegSgSji'v:'?/'
In roeea, for example, the moet
common diseases are black spot, poor
ilexy mildew Ihm^wii ' ? g?gm
I One of the first steps Is. to get^good
a" -r% -S ,1 - alM m
! lotumnon fvoti., isezore purciiasing
| plants or^jp^ exam^^canes
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Bordeaux mixture or dusting with!
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applications art necessary. t
Further information about diseases]
in other flowers and methods for con
trolling them may be obtained from .
Or. Lather Shaw at State College,
Raleigh, N. C. ' 'J
Family Cow Should
I Get Balanced Diet,
The old family cow has taken a lot '
of abase in bar time and kept on pro- i
ducing milk for her master; bat she >
can do a much better Job when she .1
gets enough of the right things to 1
A good cow not only cuts down
on the household food hill, bat she ]
contributes much to the health and i
general well-being of the family, said '
John A. Arey, extension dairy special- <
1st at State College. She deserves the
best of feed and care.
A cow has a^lpige stomach and a
tremendous capacity for coverting
feed into milk. On full feed, she will
use about half the nutrients In her
feed to maintain her own bodyweight.
The rest she converts Into milk and
When her rations are cut down, her
milk production falls off, she loses
weight, and she goes drier sooner than
normal. A cow will often give mOk
when she really needs to use the full
amount of a scant feed supply to sup
ply bar own body.
In the course of a year, an average
size farm cow needs 18 bushels of
earn, 18 bushels at oats, 600 pounds
of cottonseed meal, two tons of hay,
and one to two acres of good pasture.
The hay should b^f good quality,
and the pastutage should he a good
growth at grasses or legumes. Win
tar pastures of 1 rye and crimson
clover or of wheat, barley, oats, and
crimson clover are good for supple
menting the dry feed.
Three or more different feeds, say
600 pounds of corn meal, 800 pounds
ci??gtt#nseed meal, and 200 pounds
of grothd oats at wheat tarn will
make a good grain ration. Give a cow
all the roughage she will eat and
allow three quarts of grain par d*F
for each gallon of milk she gives.
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Although - SamMon county tob&cco i
is leaf is
Halifax county f&nncrs BflkiBy
Between 700 800 delate,
from the 4-Hclubs of North Carolina
ore expected to ?**?4 the gnm^l
short course at State College,' : July
26 to 2W|
The annual Farm and Home Week
exerdaes will be held at State Col
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By terracing hie land and begin- H
ning a system- of crop rotation, Lao-II
Frank R. Moore, Supply Pastor. H
9:46 A. M.?Sunday School G. W. .
Dovig, Superiuteufept. fe
ll ?0 A. M.?Morning Worship.
6:30 P. M.?Baptist Training Union. !
8 .-00 P. M?Evening Worship.-' ?
8:00 P. M.? Wednesday ? Prayer
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O. !
Pollard, Superintendent.
11 KM) A, M.?Morning Worship.
6:30 P. M.?Junior and Senior En- :
8:00 P. M^?Evening Worship. j
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Bev. Jock R. Rountree, Rector.
10:00 A. M.?Sunday School J. W.
Joyner, Superintendent.
Rot. R A. Chute, Pastor.
10:00 A. M?Sunday School J. T.
11:00 A. M.?Morning Worship.
7:16 P. M. ? Young Peoples* Group. ?
8:00 P. M.?Evening Worship.
Rev. H. M. WOsoa, Pastor. 1
9:80 A. M.?Junior Choir.
10:00 A. M.?Sunday SchooL J. H.
Paylor, Superintendent.
8:00 P. M. ? Wednesday, Prayer
Esther Hugh Delaa, Pastor.
10:80 A. M.?Holy Mass.
Miss Arnette Br^an of E C T. C.,
risited friends here Sunday. - j
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Shirley spent
Sunday with relatives near Wilson.
Miss Bessie Harrell of Ahoslrie,
spent the week end with Mrs. W. E.
Lang. $ JJKh* 1'
Mrs. W. A. Marlowe end family
are spending, this week at Carolina ;
I Miss Bruee Edwards of Snow Hill,
spent the week end with Miss Mary
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Dixon of Rocky
Mount, visited Mr. and Mrs. R. D. S.
Dixon Saturday.
Mr. had Mrs. Hob Creech of Ra
leigh, 'spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Jenkins. '
Miss Alice Talley has returned af
ter a two weeks vacation with rela
tives in Siler City.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Gay announce
the birth of a son, Malcolm Gardner,
Saturday, July 16, Carolina General
Hospital, Wilson.
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Mrs. W. V. Keddlck, Juanita ana
Emma Jean, Miss Virginia Dildy,
Mr. Paul Galloway and Mr. Willie
Dildy, visited Mr. W. V. Reddick in
Sanatorium Sunday.
Miss Mary Taylor, Miss Hilda Tay
lor, Miss Elizabeth Taylor, Messrs
Douglas, Hyatt, Kennedy, Ed, Jr., and
Bruten Taylor, Bryant Gay, Jr., and
James A. Rediek spent Sunday at
Carolina Beach.
The Missionary Society of the
Methodist Church met with Mrs. Fred
Beaman Wednesday afternoon. Mrs.
W. V. Nixon led the devotional. Af
ter the regular business session the
hostess served angel food cake and
Ice cream.
Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Marlowe enter
tained a number of their friends at
a barbecut supper Thursday honoring
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Eagles of Phila
delphia. Other guests included Mr.
and Mrs. Marvin Revelle of Wilson,
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Eagles of Foun
tain, Mrs. J. R. Eagles, Mr. and Mrs.
J, F. Smith, Miss Lillian Corbett and
Mr. C. S. McKeel, Mrs. W. E. Lang,
Mr. W. Earl Lang, Mr. William Ea
gles, Miss Mattie Lee Eagles, Mr.
and Mrs. Linwood Owens, and Mr,
and Mrs. Jack Speight of Walston
Ashe County farmers, pooled 2,549
pounds of wool the other day and sold
it for $619,89. Clear wool brought
65 cents a pound and reject wool 20
?*nt?v ; : .1
Wood home, whtre he is in self-im
posed exile, the charter hook of the 1
Royal Society, a scientific society of
which he has been a member since1
1986, was taken to his house/or his
record of its membsai; had been rs
moyed:from the organisation's head
Santa Rosa, Calif. ? Although de
nying his guilt, Newton B. Finley, 67,
blew himself to pieces with a dyna
mite.blast, after hsiving been arrest
ed on charges of immoral conduct
with a 18-year old gfrl. He had beat
arraigned but was out of jail on $1,
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of the estate of David S. Barrett, de
ceased, late of Pitt Ctyunty, North
Carolina, this is to notify all persons
having claims against the estate of
deceased, to exhahit to the un
dersigned administrator, at Farmville,
Having qualified as administrator
North .Carolina, on or before the 7th
day of June, 1989, or this notice will
be pleaded in bar a? their recovery.
All persons indebted to said estate
will please make immediate settle
ment.' 77 ??
This the 6th day of June, 1988.;
T. E. Joyner, Administrator
David S. Barrett, Estate.
Poorly Nourished Wo**-*
They Just Cant Hold CJ
Are you getting proper
nourishment from your tood, -
and restful sleep?
A poorly nourished Body
Just cant hold up. And as for
that run-down feeling; that
nervous fatigue,?dont neg
lect Iti
Cardui. for lack of aonetlte.
poor digestion and nervous
fettgue, has been rtecam- ;
ters?women to wmnen~for
over fifty years. :41
Ttf it I Tfrxmad* of womMi :
testily Cardui helped theo. Of
course, if It does not benefit TOCT,'
consult a rhyiH*w
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At the bond election held on July
6, 1988 in the Farmville School Dis
trict of Pitt County, the following
votes were cast for and against the
question of issuing $45,000 bonds for
the purpose (greeting and equipping
a new school building and purchasing
a site therefor and altering and
tax for the payment of said bonds on
all taxable properj}|within said dis*
300 votes were cast for the issu
ance of said bonds and the levying of
a sufficient tax fpr payment thereof; ]
arid v*|f^ ]
10 votes were cast against the ^ 1
suance of said bonds and the levy
ing of a suffident tax for the pay
ment ihemof. '?'* ?
The number of voters registered
and qualified to vote at said election
was 437.
A majority of- the qualified voters
of said "Farmville School District of
Pitt County voted in favor of the
issuance of said bonds and the levy
ing of such tax.
By order of the Board of Commis
sioners for Pitt County.
B. M. LEWIS, Chairman.
Clerk of Board of Commissioners.
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No right of action or defense found
ed upon the invalididty of the election
mentioned In the foregoing statement
or the invalidity of any proceedings
or steps taken in the creation of said
Farmville School District of Pitt
County shall be assarted, nor shall
the validity of said election or the
validity of the creation of said dis
trict, or the right or duty to levy a
sufficient tax on all taxable property
within said district for the payment
of the principal and interest of said
bonds, be . open to question in any
court upon any ground whatever, ex
cept in an action or proceeding com
menced within thirty days after the
publication of the foregoing state
ment. ; ,
? The Farmville School District of
Pitt Comity was created by order of
the County Board of Education of
Pitt County on May 23, 1938, and
comprises the following territory in
Pitt County:
"Beginning at the Greene County
line at the junction of Winterville
f '-viVtiHUEbtiiiV" *' h- -? >.
Township and the Greene County line -
at the junction of Little Contentnea v.
Creek and Middle Swamp; from
thence a northerly course along Con
tentnea Creek and Old Woman's
Branch to the junction of the Falk
land and Beaver Dam Township line
to the junction of the Fountain and
Falkland district lines; from thence
southeast with Fountain District line
to Toddy's Station; thence West with
the Public road to the Greene County
line; thence South with the Greene
County line to the plank road; thence
southeast along Greene County line to
Contentnea Creek and the beginning."
J. C. GASKINS, Clerk ot
v Bog,,! of Commissioners.
To All to Whom These Presents May
Whereas, It appears to my satis
faction, by duly authenticated record
of the proceedings for the voluntary
dissolution thereof by the unanimous
consent of all the stockholders, de
posited in my office, that The Davis
Supply Company, Inc., a corporation
of this. State, whose principal office
it situated at No. 110 W. Wilson
Street, in the town of Fannville,
County of Pitt, State of North Caro
lina, (F. M Davis, Jr., ^ being the
agent therein and in charge thereof,
upon whom process may be served),
has complied with the requirements,
of Chapter 22, Consolidated Statutes,
entitled "Corporations," preliminary
to the issuing of this Certificate of
Now Therefore, I, Thad Sure, Sec
retary of State of North Carolina, do
hereby certify that the said corpora
tion did, on the 30th day of May, 1938,
file in my office a duly executed and
attested consent in writing to the dis
solution of said corporation, executed
by all the stockholders thereof, which
said consent and the record of the
procedings aforesaid are now on file
in my said office as provided by law.
In Testimony Whereof, I have here
to set my hand and affixed my offi
cial seal at Raleigh, this 80th day of_
May, A. D. 1938.
Secretary of State.
New York. ? Wives are cheap in
the Belgian Congo. They can be
bought for as little as $4.50 and even
then paid for on the installment plait,
according to Miss Myrtle L. Wilson,
missionary of the African Inland Mis
sion. She says the Zande husbands
are good managers, providing each
of their many wives with private
huts and a specific assignment of
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hich Opened Saturday, July 2nd, and BUILD UP a
tie reserve before you actually plan to build.
. . .
e more you save in advance, the less interest you have to pay and the
ner you get rid of a big obligation. Everybody should *ve a little,
I there is no better way than the building and Loan Way.
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