Watauga Democrat. (Boone, Watauga County, N.C.) 1888-current, September 09, 1948, Page PAGE TWO, Image 2
JFSA Borrower Has Happy Home mmmmmmmm? ?? * Roby D. Bentley, Watauga County TO borrower, regrets the fact that be did not start on the road tQ farm ownership earlier In life. The Bentley's secured a tenant purchase loan through the Hum Security Administration now Farmers Home Administra tion. during January 1044 to purchase a 81.0 acre farm near Valla Grucis. He was happy to know that the FMA committee bad selected him to locate a farm. Prior to this year, the Bent ley's had farmed on 1-2 to 1-3 share rent with limited acreage in crops. Th? major port of the family income came from ?lay labor' at $1.00 per day which made a struggle some year* to make a go with a family of eleven. .The Bentley'a came to the FHA office during 1941 to discuss buying a farm and secur ing a loan to purchase cows. This was their first step toward purchasing a farm the THA way. He continued to build up work ing capital to be in line for pur chase of a farm. During IMS, he located the 61.0 acre tract of land and bought it. Although the farm was some what rocky, rugged, gullies with thickets Scattered here and there, the Bentley's went to work to re pair fencing, lime and phosphate KODAK FILM DEVELOPED AMD PRINTED "EXPERT WORKMANSHIP" Specialist* in CHILD and BABY PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTO COPIES ? WEDDINGS ? PORTRAITURE HALMER QTUDIO ' TJOONE 30" W?i r photo Service d n. c. . Phone Day 280- W; Nite 245- W Just Arrived SHIPMENT OF JOHNS-MAN VILLE ASBESTOS PRODUCTS including ASBESTOS SIDING ASBESTOS ROOFING FELT IN 15 and 30 LB. WEIGHTS Still have a few of those good DUO THERM HEATERS in very desirable sizes and models. WATAUGA HARDWARE, Inc. THE FRIENDLY STORE BOONE, N. C. Walauga Fire Insurance Agency Phone 40 Northwestern Bank Bldg. Boone. North Carolina J. PAUL WINKLER, Manager Why Your Local Fire Insurance Agents Are Important 1. We are here where you can reach us in case of a loss. 2. We can issue the policy you wish from our office without delay. 3. We have rendered 30 years of service and^re serving over two thousand policy holders at this time. *' all fire lines including farm property, farm machinery. CAUL ON US FOR INFORMATION WITHOUT ;>,? :<;>o ,..u. OBLIGATION. ? and ****? to rts are being made to have more productivity from the land each year. ' The dwelling haj a new root, new siding and new storage room in the basement. The barn waa repaired in the meantime. A new barn pattern has been cut and hopes are to construct a new and better barn in the near fu ture. Improvementa have been made in building each year since purchase of the farm. A new spring was located and water piped to sink in the kitch en. More convenience? have been added to the home, refrigerator, -washing machine, new stove, hot and cold running water. Mrs. Bentley cans from 1200 to 1900 quarts each year. Plenty of apples, strawberries, blackber ries, meats and vegetables are canned for family use. This is a happy family and proud of the fact that they secur ed a loan to purchase their farm. The FHA personnel are also proud of this family. They have been most cooperative in every project on their farm. By the end of 1048, the Bentley's will have paid their loan in full and be free of indebtnesa. In Mr. Bent ley's words. "We could have con tinued as tenants and had little or nothing. We regret that we did not make vise of the oppor tunity to become a farm owner earlier. Although we do not have the best farm in the county, we hav? a home and a place of our own. Something to live and work for, what is life without a home of your own." Suggestions On Use Bumper Corn Crop feed hogs out to full weight; include more corn in broiler mashes; finish beef animals earlier this fall; and convert to bacco barns, empty tenant houses, potato grading sheds and unused tobacco warehouses as emergency storage facilities. j These were a few of the sug gestions offered this week by State College Extension Service specialists for handling the big-, gest corn crop in the history ofj North Carolina. The suggestions were made at a meeting 'called by David S. Weaver, assistant director of the Extension Service. Mr. Weaver outlined the problem by citing the latest crop forecasts. Nortn Carolina is expected to have a 74-rAillion bushel com crop, ne said. "Last year we had an above average crop of 65-million bushels, since the ten-year aver age is only 51 million. Counting a six-million bushel carryover, we will have 80 million bushels I to store or sell." , In response to Mr. Weavers FOR THE BEST . . Material and Good Workmanship Call at the CITY SHOE SHOP GOOD SECOND HAND SHOES FOR SALE We also sell harness and do harness repair work. W. H. JONES, Manager NEW MILK PRICES Due to the increased costs oi porduciion. w? are raising our milk prlcas. The new prices are as follows: SWEET MILK, qt. 24c BUTTERMILK, qt ? 20c HILLSIDE DAIRY Phone 194-M Boone, N. C. R. A. Manager DON'T COUGH Your Head Off! Ask For Mentho-Mulsion If it fails to stop your cough due to colds, ask for your your money back. Boone Drug Co. The REXALL Store for&foVfear WffialSllM Repair i SnUSTOOAY / ? r. # Daniel Boone Shoe Shop CHAS. C. ROGERS. Mgr. request for suggestions. Jack Kelley, extension swine specia list, said that obviously it's time to start feeding pigs out to full weight again. "North Carolina farmers have often marketed, their hogs at weights under 180 pounds," he said. "Feed short ages in past years have encour aged this trend. With a normal feed-livestock price relationship, farmers will now get their great est return by marketing hogs atj or near 240 pounds." ? John W. Weaver, agricultural] engineer for the experiment eta tion, suggests that farmers con vert any empty buildings they have into a temporary storage bin. "The main thing is to get a roof over it and a floor under it," he said. The specialists agreed that the biggest opportunity tor conserv ing the crop lies in the hands of the small farmer who usually sells his corn in the fall and then has to buy expensive feed during the winter. If small pro ducers can rig up some satisfac tory storage facilities, they need not worry about the low price of corn this fall nor the high price of feed next winter. LOST KEYS CAUSE DEATH National City, Calif.? William Williams, 65, misplaced his house keys. Attempting to climb into the house through a win dow, he was killed when the window fell and pinned him to the sill. The coroner's report stated, however, that he died of a heart attack? caused by the shock of the falling window, and not because of the injuries re ceived from the window. UNCLE, NEPHEW, 17. ENLIST Philadelphia, Pa. ? An uncle and his nephew, Marshall and Ronald Chaney, walked into the Army reoruiting office to enlist. Both uncle and nephew were 17. ALL KINDS OF BODY REPAYS, and PAINTING T ' : GLASS REPAIR, ETC. Located in back of the Oldsmobile Place ? , . t ?vi ' * - ? Near Bus Station MARVIN RUSSELL, Manager Telephone No. 1 79-W rw. A touch and you GO Yes, it boils down to just about that. You start your engine, set a lever ? and from then on your treadle foot takes over. You press the accelerator ? and move softly and smoothly away. You speed up, slow down, halt com pletely ? and your right foot alone, operating gas treadle and brake, does it all. How come? Simply because Dynaflow Drive is the one pas senger car drive in America that Norm'* your Bultk Doalor'$ Four- Square Smiling Polity L NO PRICI PADDING. You racaiva on itemized bill of ?ala. Wa display all price i in our thowrooai. 2. NO "LOADING" OP ACCES SORIES. All can or* d*(???d with 0cc*?0fiei at ordarad; no "axtroi" axcapt tho?a you tpadfy. 3. NO COMPULSORY TRADE INS. W# will accept your order and deliver your ear with or without a car in trod*. 4. NO COLLUSION WITH "OKAY MARKETEERS." We will not knowingly tail Buick cori to anyona who oparatai in tha "gray markat." that's DYNAFLOW! gets completely away from gears which function in fixed stages. Changes in the way oil flows, instead of changes in gears, adjust your engine power to your driving requirements. Whether you are starting out, climbing a hill, surging past others or cruising easily, there's nothing for you to do except feed gas. For very fast starts, extreme pulls, reserve braking power, you flick the selector lever? and your engine seems suddenly to double in size. For parking, there is a very special setting, exclusive to Dynaflow Drive, that rigidly locks rear wheels. .. wrcilj ' m i ,s.- ?: Even rough and chattery roads are made smoother by power that flows along through a cushion of oil ? your whole car is "sweeter" in it? (eel, far silkier in its actions. C^uite rightfully is Dynaflow Drive called the most important development since the self-starter. It's a basically different way of transmitting power ? and one you should know about firsthand. See what your Ruick dealer can do about arranging that for you. The merest sample of Dynaflow magic will make you want to place an order pronto, whether or not you have a car to trade! TODAY'S DELIVERED MIKES MODEL 41 SMCIAl 4-DOOt MOAN MODEL SI SUFOI 4-DOOf 4 10 AN MODEL 71 ? OADMAfTt* 4-OOOI StOAK Above prices include Radio, Under seat Heater, De hotter, Windshield V/osher, Back - Up Lights and Dynaflow Orire on KOADMASTER models. Stat* and city laxet, if ?nj?, ?xtra Special custom trim opiionot at extra cost on ROADMASTBA model t W hlte side wall firms optional at extra ccst on all models. All prices tub feci to change without notice. $2129.75 $2391.50 $2967.50 are bull) BUICK wrH build them T*f? In NfMtV 3. TAYIO*. Mufvol Network, Monday ? and Friday ? Watauga Sales & Service i mi, v it Kw-t c a *? ? ' ? : .?ofr 400 N. MAIN STREET BOONE, N. C.