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LUMBERTON MERCHANTS OFFER TOBACCO BROWERS BIG VALUES
KINSTON—The 34th Annua! Ses
sion Os the Interdenominational
Ushers Association of North Caro
lina convened in Chapel Hill, N C.
Thursday, August 31st through
Sunday the 24th at the St. Joseph's
Christian Methodist Episcopal
Church. Local persons who attend
ed as delegates were Mrs. Mary L.
Green as representative from the
local Interdenominational Ushers
Union: Mrs. Mary D. King, dele
gale from the Ushers Board of the
Antioch Free Will Baptist Church:
Mrs. Hazel Simmons represented
Vie Kings Chapel Church Usher
Mrs. Surtie Speight and Miss
Frances Nixon attended as Senior
and Junior representatives respec
tively from the St. John Free Will
Baptist Church. Attending also
were Mr Edgar Murphy, Sr. who is
a member of the State Board of
Directors; Mr. .1 Frederick Wil
liams who is director of the finan
cial campaign; Mr. Ezell Lassiter,
supervisor of the Eight District.
Other local members who attend
ed were Mr. John D. Rooks and
Mesdames Anna Belle Nobles and
Rev. A. J. Madison of Washing
ton, D. C. was guest speaker at
the morning worship service on
Sunday at the St. James A. M E.
Church on East. St. Rev. Madison
was a former pastor of the church.
Mrs, Mamie Whitfield of BaH
vnere. Md. has returned to that city
after spending six weeks hero as
guest of her step-sister aod fam
ily. Mrs. Estelle Durant oi 111.8
Reed St Mrs. Ann Whitfield Keyes
and husband, William Keyes of
Baltimore were here for n week
recently as guests of his mother,
Mrs. 'viable Keyes of Field St. Mr.
and Mrs. William Keyes were ac
companied back to Baltimore by
Mrs. Whitfield who is Mrs. Ann
Keyes’ mother. The three are form
er residents of this city.
Ist Lt, and Mrs. Robert F. Dunn
and their children visited briefly
on Saturday with Dunns mother
and family of 528 Lincoln St.
The 7th annual Kinston Area
Cattle Show for Negro 4-H and
New Farmers of America members
was held Wednesday morning at
the Lenoir County Livestock De
velopment Association build.ng.
Approximately 40 animals ranging
from calves to cows four years and
elder were exhibited by youths
from Lenoir. Craven, Duplin,
Wayne and Jones Counties. Twen
ty-five blue ribbons were given,
17 red and 2 white. Grand cham
pion was Edna Earl Martin of
Wayne County; Reserve Champion
was William Brown of Jones Coun
ty. Honors for best fitted animals
and showmanship went to Luther
Carlton of Duplin County and Ed
f The fißth Annual Session of the
Bear Creek Missionary Baptist.
Sunday School Convention was
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held at the First Baptist Church
on East St. Thursday and Friday,
August 21 and 22. Welcome ad
dresses were given by Mr. C. B.
Stewart and Mr. Joe Carr.
A pane) discussion was held with
C. J. Barfield as the narrator. The
theme of the hour was, "What Can
The Sunday School Do To Combat.
Juvenile Delinquency In This Mod
ern Age?" Miss Carolyn Jean Maye
and Mr. Reginald Campbell were
At the Friday morning session,
guest speaker was Mr. E. M. But
ler, president of the State Sunday
An oratorical contest was held
with the subject being used. “The
Bible - God’s Word. Study It Know
It Live 11 and Share It. Winner
of the contest was Miss Mildred
The Sunday School Banner was
won by the Banks Chapel Sunday
President and Vice President of
the convention are Rev. T. H. Rand
and Mr. E. S. Houston, respectively.
The 35th Annual Session of the
Young Peoples’ Christian League
Convention was held August 22nd
through 24th at the Blooming Hill
Free Will Baptist Church near
Richlands, N C Rev. A. G. Ches
ton is the convention president and
Rev. G. A. Fountain is pastor of the
On Saturday several youth ac
tivities cl the day. Attending and
renderin'; musical selections from
the Antioch Free Will Baptist
Church were Master Rhoderick,
Misses Cole.and Edna Faye Daw
son. Lynetta Beckwith, Joyce Man
ley, Mary L. Gilchrist. Charlene
Sanders and Joyce Dunn, pianist.
They were accompanied by M«s
darnes Julia Garner and Maylene
Blondes Attending from the Saint
John Tree Will Baptist Church
were Misses Roselyn Thort and
Jean Bryant. They were accompan
ied by Miss Ora Cox.
Funeral services for Mr. Floyd
Cox of 602 Lincoln St. were held
on Sunday at 2 p.m. from the An
tioch Free Will Baptist. Church.
Rev. P. R. Hood delivered the eu
Survivors include his wife and
son. Mrs. Lillie M. Cox and Mervin
of the home; bis parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Cox of Tiffany St,; a
sister, Mrs. Bessie Cox Borden of
Jamaica, N. Y.: one brother, Mr.
Charlie Cox of Fredericksburg, Va.
For bee problems you can’t solve,
consult your county agent or write
the Extension Beekeeper, N. C.
By 1975 it is estimated that 10 to
12 million tons of fertilizer will be
used annually. This would he an
increase of 75 to 100 per cent over
Production of grain in North Car
olina has increased 40 per cent
KEEPING COOL AND EATING, TOO — Specia tors at the Annual Swim*Show, under the direction
of Walter Hunter, given recently at Ha-es-Taylor » Mi A, Greensboro, were treated with a demonstra
tion by Franklin Cheek on how to keep cool and eat your watermelon at the same time. Swimmers par
ticipating in the event featuring stunts and life-saving techniques included Louis Baldwin. Sherman
Williamson, Jr., Julian Carrington, Samuel William Dwight Sellars. Franklin Cheek, Horace Chavis
Clyde Parson, Jimmie Bethea, Melvin Norfleet, Julias*. Shepard. Patricia Johnson, Nathaniel Nash, Faye
Morehcad, Norman Nash and members of the VM " \ Aquatic C lub.
STILL FRESH Left to right are Mrs. Beuia Johnson.,Mrs. Lorena. Jones. Mrs Christine Jones,
Miss Jeanette Beard and Miss Rosa Jones, still fresh and wearing smiles af’’er a bard day of stringing
tobacco to be bung up for curing. These ladies all live on Rt. 5, Fayetteville.
Plowing Up Os Tobacco Stalks Is Urged
Farmers should plow up their old
tobacoc stalks as soon as the tips
are in the barn
Lumberton Motors, Inc-
West sth Street
j Furney A Todd, extension plant
j pathologist at N. C. State College,
i jeports that the nematode papula*
tion can be greatly reduced by
plowing out infected tobacco stub
•Studies have shown.” Todd said,
“that nematodes can be reduced 50
to 70 per cent by exposing tobacco
roots to the drying effects, of the
sun and wind.”
While this reduction is not <*-
nough to give practical control
of nematodes, when it is coupled
vith crop rotation and soil fumi
ruison, it gives the best control.
Even where a severe nematode
problem does not exist, Todd re
'.'omrnends the plowing out of old
i iobacco roots.
“By doing so,” Todd explained,
'a farnioi may prevent the build
ing up of a high nematode pnpu
Todd gives these suggestions for
; turning up the roots
First, cut the stalks thoroughly.
| Then use a turning plow, large
I middle-buster, or heavy bush and
bog disk to turn the stubbles up
to the sun. A gang disk is not con
“Remember,'* Todd cautioned, “if
the stubbles are not exposed to
die drying notion of the aun and
wind, the job is no! complete.”
| Plan now for storing your 1958
“ J fibs
Let: m not loro fat word,
neither in tongue; hut in deed
and in truth.—(J St. John 3,
Words of love arc the most
welcome words in any lan
guage. But words alone ara
not enough. They; must be
uttered “in truth” from the
heart of the speaker, and
proved by deeds. Only thua
can we show our love to
other*, as God Tins stwcri His
| love to tin tbroj*4ikilu: lilt trf
FEEDER CALF PRICES HIGHER
Feeder celf and yearling steer ;
prices arc up.
A. V. Allen, animal husbandry j
specialist at. N. C. State College, j
said farmers who plan to buy feed- '
er calves and yearling steers for j
S. 0. HINTS
HOW TO DO , SOMETHING A- i
BOUT KITCHEN WORK LEVELS j
lf you have modern metal wall !
cabinets, you can probably lower j
or raise them by detachjing them !
from the wall and replacing them at j
a comfortable height.
If a high wall cabinet cannot, be !
lowered you can ’ install an open i
shelf below it for storing everyday j
You can correct > too-low j
sink by using a dishpan and
setting it on a wooden platform
to bring it up to the correct
height. To build a dishpan plat
form, determine proper height
of platform, and cut two base
pieces accordingly. Nail cross
pieces io base members Use 1”
lumber for base. 1-2” x 3" for
You can “rise ’ too a high sink by
standing on a wooden platform.
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WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1948
the feed lot this fali should expect
j to pay higher prices than they did
a year ago
! The rise in beef prices experi
j priced lest tall and winter has held
i You can raise too-low counters
} by fitting them with new bases oi
You can buy an adjustable kitch
! on stool and raise or lower it to
j suit your self.
TRAY t ART WILL SAVE
STEPS lf you own a *ny
cart, wake the most of it You
will -ave yourself thousand > of
steps in the course of a year,
j Use it when you set and clear
the table (you will need to
make only one trip each way).
Pile it with cleaning supplies
j and wheel It from room to
room. Let it hold the contents
i table.! and shelves while you
dust. Use ft as an extra work
surface in the kitchen—er even
a table for a solitary lunch.
In every way possible, lei the
! wheels and trays take the sixain
i from your arms and back.
firm throughout the year and
shows no immediate indications of
dropping back to previous levels
However, this does not mean,'
Alien said, "that there will be no
money m feeding cattle"
To a large degree, profit in feed
ing cattle is determined by the ra
tio of beef prices to feed prices.
And with a bumper feed crop fore
cast, the beef-feed ratio will con
tinue to favor the marketing of
feed through cattle.
This year’s growing season has
been excellent for pasture as welt
as grains Therefore, Allen believer
buyers have an opoitunity to put
on cheap gain by using the cattle
1o harvest surplus gratis.
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