Mrs. A. Q. Roebuck, of Durham
spent the week end with her familj
here. ^ •• / '
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Mr*. Elkn Lecgett, of Washing
ton, speirt Sunday with Mm W. G
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Gail Knight, of Roanoke Rapids
is viaitin* her aunt, Mrs. W. H
• • •
T. J. Cayton, of Greenville, ■pent
Sunday with Arch Cayton and Mrs
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Mrs. J. W. Brown, of Pinetops, spent
the weak end with Mrs. Bertha J
Mrs. H. M. McClees ha* returned
to Colombia after a vfctt to Mrs. A.
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Mm. Rebecca Murray, of Wilaon,
spent Sonday with her aultt, Mrs. J.
e • e .
Miss Frances Howard spent Monday
and. Tuesday with friends in
e e •
Mrs Kormit Lamm, 01 Wilson
spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs.
R. E. Belcher.
• • •
Mrs. Warren Luptotv, Jr., at Belhaven,
is visiting her mother, Mrs.
B. O. Turnage.
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Mrs. C. A. Lilley * and daughter
left Monday to spend sometime with
relatives in Roduco.
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Miss Carley Ann Johnson is visiting
her aunt, Mrs. James Mountcastle,
in Weldon, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Kutz, of Orlando,
Fla., were guests of Mrs. J. C.
Christmam this week.
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Mrs. W. M. Willis attended the
funeral of D. Bradford Fearing: on
Thursday in Manteo.
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Miss Agnes Moore, principal of the
Henderson schools, leaves Monday to
resume her duties there.
• • • •
Miss Brightaie Savage has returned
to Battleboro after a visit to Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Nash Warren. —
Miss Elizabeth Lang will leave Saturday
to resume her duties as teacher
in the LaGrange schools.
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Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Shirley and
son, Marion, Jr., of Raleigh, spent the
week end with Mrs. G. M. Shirley.
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Mrs. Joseph Satchel or, Mrs. Herbert
Hart and Mrs. L. P. Thomas
were Raleigh visitors, Tuesday.
Lieut. and Mrs. Bernard Lipford
hove reurned to Richmond, Va., after
a visit to Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Beam an.
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Mr. and Mrs. George Wilkerson, of
Greenville, spent Wednesday send
Thursday with Mrs. Bertha J. Gardner.
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Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gay aod son,
Bill Duke, of Plymouth, spent the
week end with relatives and friends
Mrs. Pattie Garriss and Jack Dameron,f
oi Stantoneburg, spent Wednesday
with Misses Lizzie and Sue
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Mies Mary HirgauM Thompson has
returned to Radford, Va., after a
visit to her aunt, Mrs. Alfred B.
• • •
Mrs. E. F. Gaynor, Mrs. E. L
Finch, Mra/H. L. Mann and. Mrs. D.
B. Murphy were Greenville visitors,
■ —r • • •
Mrs. E. L. Finch is leaving Saturday
to take up her duties as teachei
of math and science in the Weidor
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Mrs. H. Neal Howard, Mrs. J. W
son, Conrad, have returned to uplando,
Fla., after a visit to Mr. and
Mis. Frank Williams.
• • •
Mrs. Marie Weeley T Joyner , and
daughter, Patricia Ann, of Newport
News, Va., are visiting in the A. Q.
Roebuck home this week.
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Friends will, be glad to learn that
L. T. Pierce, who underwent an operation
in a Richmond, Va., hospital
last week, is reported as improving.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lee Jon^s, Mrs.
C. W. Morris and son, Wilbert, have
returned from a trip to Elisabeth
City, Nags Head and Ocean View.
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Bobby Rouse, who is being trained
with the Naval Reserves V12 at
Chapel Hill, and three roommates are
spending the week end at his home
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Dr. Ruby H. Payne, college physician
at Berea College, Berea, Ky.,
has returned after a visit to "her nephew,
J. P. Butterfield, and Mrs. Butterfieki.
• • •
Friends will be glad to learn that
Miss Hattie Carr is reported as recovering
rapidly from a recent, appendicitis
operation at Carolina Genoral
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Mrs. S. S. Farabow and children,
of Fuquay Springs, and Mrs. Virginia
Spencer, of Greensboro, were guests
of Dr. and Mrs. P. E. Jones daring
the week rji v
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Mm. H. Neal Howard and daughter,
Miss Frances, and her guest,
Miss Jane Greene, returned Sunday
from the Howard's summer cottage
at Kill Devil Hills. =
Friends will regrat'to learn that
A. C. Monk is receiving treatment
at Woodaxd-Herring hospital in Wilson.
-Reports state that Mr. Monk
is recuperating rapidly.
• • •
Miss Dippie Baker, ot Columbia,
S. C., who is visiting at her former
home here, spent Tuesday jwiWher
father, J. I. Baker, at Park View
Hospital, Rocky Mount.
Lt. and Mm. A* A. Stewart, Mrs.
Boyd Parker and Miss Easter Ma6
Gay, of Wilmington, spent the week
|end with Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Gay
and Misses Lizzie and Sue Gsy.
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Mrs. D. E. Oglesby, Jr., and
t, Kay, left Wednesday to
irf-nfr," A.I ia|MI f* n||. ytt tjirmm.
Mass., after spending several days
ith Mm Oglesby's mother, Mrs. W.
, Test, .i T'
Mrs-^G. Paggoe and drfMrm, of
HORTON KOUNTRKE TO
T/Sgt J. M. Gibbs l» now stationed
at Fort Leonard Wood, Misaouri. His
addreaa is Hq. Btry 997tfa F. A. Qn.
S/Sgt. Roto L. Gibbs* address i»
34178787, 219th Signal Depot Co.,
APO 602, c/o Postmaster, San Franciaco,
CUff. ' I
' , ,
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Morgan entertained
twenty-five friends at a barbecue
dinner at their home neat
Farmville, Saturday. The dinner,
which wMMMrvnd under the oaks in
the yard picnic style, consisted of
barbecue, fried chicken, slaw, bread,
biscuit, pickles, potato salad, iced tea
and cake. 1 ■
Out at town guests were Mrs, Elmore,
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Elmore and
children, Dorothy and Scott, and Miaa
Grace Musgrave, of Goidsboro.
ATTEND YOUNG PEOPLE'S
CONFERENCE IN GREENVILLE
The following members at the local
Preab>t*risn Church were in attendance
at the Young People's Conference
of Albemarle Presbytery held
in Greenville Thursday:
Rev. Edwin S. Coatee, Mrs. Chat.
F. Baucom, Mrs. Leroy Parker, Miss
Wilms Stansill, Miss Elisabeth May,
Miss Margaret Coatee, Miss Jeanne
Beckman, Frank and Donald Baucom.
STORt OF R C. BARBEE
READ ^WITH INTEREST
FarmvUle friends read with interest
a story in the News and Observer
of recent date regarding' B. C. Barbee,
of Wilson, seaman first class of
the Seabeee, a son of Mr. and Mrs.
B. C. Barbee, of Wilson, former residents
of Fsiimville. B. C. is a twin
brother to Miss E. C. Barbee, of
Wilson. •" J
, < The story stated that Barbae had
returned to Wilson from 10 months
of service in the South Pacific, during
which he never saw a bomb, submarine
or Jap, except prisoners, but
did see some excellent beef steaks
for 46c a plate.
Barbee's job was not of a destructive
but a constructive nature. He
■tells of helping to make New Caledonia
from a barren mosquito-infested
island into comfortable quarters
for Allied troops where some of
the luxuries of home may be epjoyed,
such as movies, running water,
libraries, etc. *
bet Wilson boy traveled to New
f.-om the United States on
the Presided Coo lid ge, which was
sunk a few days after he left it, and
he went to Australia on another , ship
which had the lame fate soon afterwards.
tie was with the Seabeee snd other
supply troops on New Caledonia dur
State. College Hints
For Fana Homeaiakers
Or. just use creamed butter with
camote chopped fine.
Cooked carrots brighten Any dinner
plate; Un the carrots by themselves.
Boil them with the outside
leaves of celery. This makes a
mighty toed dish and so does cheese
nance ponied over cooked carrots.
It's easy to cook carrots, because
-the color stays bright without any
special car* an your part, and the
vitamin A value remains intact at
ordimry cooking temperatures. Cook
carrots in as little water as possible
and serve this liquid with the cooked
Sliced carrots should be cooked for
only 10 or 15 minutes. If you have
tiny young carrots, you may wish
to boH them whole, end this tfckes
about 6 minutes longer.
When you have an oven meal, you
can bab6 carrots ill a casserole with
just a little waater added.
Carrots rate high with nutritionists.
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Needed For Yatois
Unless additional storage sad curing
facilities axe provided for the
coming sweet potato crop, estimated
at 83 million bushels for the U. S.
the market trill be flooded and large
quantities of this valuable food crop
wfll be lost, say Extension Service
officials at N. C. State College.
They point out that the effectiveness
of the support price pfeogram
the first" bell wttl ring at 8:40
points ojrt is early enough for children
to arrive on the grounds and
the day's wak wfll begin when the
bell sounds 6 minutes later at 8:46
o'clock. The lunch period, which
gins at 12:80 o'clock, will be 4fi
minutes in length. The first and
second grades will be dismissed at
2:15 o'clock and the dosing bell will
sound at 8:15. '.'-V ,e V '
In answer to inquiries regarding
the rainy day schedule this year, the
school authorise announce that
school will close at 1:15 o'clock when
this is necessary, but the change will
not be announced until 12:80. Parente
are urged to refrain from inquiry
concerning a rainy day session
by telephone as it is important that
the telephone lines be k«*t open for
air raid calls. Bus
routes luve been mapped out
and approved by the- school commission
but are subject to minor adjustments
due to road conditions and increased
The school lunch room will be
operated again as last year by the
Parent rockers Association and
will be opened Tuesday with Mrs.
Lsyae Dail in charge.
Approximately 1400 school children
will be enrolled Monday. Enrollment
figures of last term revealed that
726 white students and around 700
Negro students attended the schools.
The Farmville grpded schools is
one of the laigest consolidated schools
in the county and one of the 59 public
high schools in the State thai holds
membership in the Southern Association
of Colleges and Secondary
"Now is the time to skiff on the
home sector, to the factories and
mines and mills as weil as on the
battlefields. If we relax our attack,
if we relax to production and permit
a sing e soldier to be short at food
tog that the war is over, otr that the
way ahead will he fast or easy.
"The Germans and theWFaps, every
one, are fighting to the death.
"The enemy has the advantage of
defense, short lines of supply and a
decade of preparation for war.
"We hare to transport millions of
men, and for them the food, the bullets,
the tanks, the guns, over thousands
of miles of sub-infested water,
to more than 50 battle fronts. In
spite of our successes the war will be
won by skips, planes, tanks, and guns
which are yet to come off the production
"This war is an uphill Job—to the
very end and until our final victory."
A delightful meeting of the Garden
Club was held ' Monday afternoon
with Mrs. D^jrid T. Harris as hostess.
Midsummer flowers were to effective
arrangements throughout the home.
Mis. E. F. Gaynor presided and Mrs.
J. M. Christman, treasurer, gave a
good financial report
. Mrs. Chss H. Mozingo discussed
"The Culture of Laxkpur and Sweetpeas,"
and the program was concluded
with A. talk by Mrs. Gaynor on
Mis. Carl Blackwood was a special
guest ancT assisted the hostess to
serving a delicious sweet course.