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secker-teriy of agver-rulturr.
Washington? d c.
while you are tacking up ceiling-,
on prices to help the wedge earners
an dother folks in the high income
brackets. plot- place a ceiling on
plow stocks and plow lines a-id 30
phers and twjs:e:s and lap-links an J
heel bolts, bill you can let them ceil
ings alone however if you will fix a
minimum prict on coiton of 2ac per
lb. and on cottonseeds. $75 per ton
if we then nuke a crop, we won't
romotaln a ) .nr what we hav? ?o ?;
for our neeci-ci'ssities when they are
too high, and you ca nk?ep yore par
ity checks ansoforth.
mr. wicka:d if you will look up the
records, you will find that endurin*
the bat*'" of the marne. hardware
for farm use nsofo.th went up nvvl
90 percent k:i di? has succeeded in
staying up ever since, so vou and m:\
Icon hendeis- -i m maht us well con
sider old pry.1 that wera too high as
wel las old p: ir s that were too low
figger on ni> ? -iV. ? . nn miti
dle-busters sind .. >! plantc-.; an 1
tinders ansoforth .and you'll be sur
rii<td what taken place back yonder,
he dealer n dretaller docs not mean
army profit much on these things:
the manufartuier nets nearly all .)f
it. so they say.
most everybody would like to seli
high an dbuy low nobody ever lets
.i lai me:- fix a price on annything he
h s Ic sell "II he does is a?k how
much will you gimme?'' and he takes
what he offered or no'.hing. he has,
ifnn the big gcat and the little goat
. r.d the nanny of them ;=r yr?rs and
wnen his stuff is viicrh. he h:s
n ine, when it is low he has plentv
?ind noboddy wants It.
the farmer has manny enemies, aa
followers: boll weevils, poilitlcians.
;rd spiders. installment agents,
wirms crows .high taxes. ?rmri wlrms
crows high taxes, mule swappers, po
tato bugs, more politician'. bear;
\v t is. com borers, and lazy fc:;i'
lrlfc but mr. wickard. if yo-i \va:i-.
? mv ;? hippy bunrli of folks, give
'"?rmer a tatr price for hi- stuff
and he will be "it," you can dir.ca r'
yore alfabets when you do thi = th.it
... ? h 'armei is con- rnt'd.
THE TOWN COCNCIL OF FIAT
ROCK rAS8E8 SOME STRONG
l t!i ? t' vn counsel of flat rock met
J it ex-rc.:tive .session last night in the
I '.own h->!l wt'h nil Jldermens and tht 1
I mayor present, the purpose of the ;
. meeting was to fix a rax lewy for
1942 and t9 pass some .>:dinances.
..x . vvy ?a.s : it 14 mills. <
t 11 to V paid this fail or a ten per i
; cent penary would be stuck on. the \
e r.n taxes remained unchanged
j oxcep, the owners of all di>gs will ix
: required to wear a muzzle and be
vaxcinated at c50 per shot, and wear
a collar with tag on same to cost him
j It. this monney will go to the sanni
. errv department, stray dogs without
J tans will h* ?iw?i a* ??*?**?
i : !1 win* ordlnince wa? passcn
rvr.tmcns by all pre *nt: whoever !s
???h.rt and found guilty of teallrvr
[ i.n automobile tire or tube from any
I beddy s car whomsoever, either in the
i do ytime or night time, with malice
! aforethought jnd for the purpose of
' makinsc the feller walk instead of
i lid . and diverts the same to Ms own
| us** and comfort .will be put in Jai'
i for rivaling and fined no* over 50(1$
! : I si Iran 100* l>!l!? 5 ?wrs i>n til
I vihaingang. toth to run n-ui -i.
; thai i.- iie can pay his fine .vhile iv
is on rhe ?an<? but he can't net off
the sr.ing till his fine is paid regard
Noted In Increase
Of Brths In State
Ht:Iei on.- mce ordered all Oer
n.m women to have children. an1
ki ei? on hiving tliem. for "the glory
11 Fate. land'. Not even such ?
u;jis;i ,n h.is ever been made in this
cmntry liu <o far as Nortli Caro
lina is concerned, ever since the
.?pread of World War 2. there has
i^crn a steady increase in the number
Last month 7.162 babies were born
a.i rv r . kttched spying for Italy,
appan >r germanny will be took to
-ml ccr'ined for 8 years in i
_>n. nnaiion camp or incjrcerateii
?ii il.irfc ell r>r both, and shippt-1
rut of the country as soon as the war
wi nobeddy wtU be shot bv th>
pr iwman or ann.vbody else until ?
it. proved iii.it he is a un-america:i
citizen and is pulling against ths
country, the u. s. a. everybody in flat
rock though' well of these ordinance;
except holsum moore and slim [
nance, ir . they then adjourned, that j
is? after everything was rattilitd.
in this Sut? as compared with
071 in January 1941 ? a gain of IB
per crnt. Births for the calendar
year IM1. turn were 85.3M. or 4.
JH5 more Chan in IMC1
Th.- gam In births is accompanied
by a (l-rlirt tn deaths, "specially
.mnne infants Last month the
State death rate among babies drop
ped eight points There also was a
decrease in the number of deaths
among mothers, due to childbirth.
As yet there have been no signs atf
i pidcmics in North Carolina, and
i ? .'nil'. !.?id plans to prevent any
arc oeing completed by the State
iv .! of !T?..lrh and will be an
r.ounrod soon The number of lnflu -
? nza deaths dropped from 147 In
Them was ? in the num
ber of killings throughout the 8tate,
there havins been only 21 last month
as against 30 in the same period last
A direct influence of the war can
be seen in the fact that there were
fv.n f rnlities from airplane acci
dent last month a* against none In
January l!>41 jr. donly 12 for that
Six person,-, ?a.-err drowned last
month as gainst only "wo In Janu
wniud process make*
?< po>. ib! ;o ui.ik siiver plated
i nuare talnless and tarnish
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ? DECEMBER 31, 1941
Cash $ 1.918,856
United State* Government
and Municipal Bond*
All Other Bond*
l.isted securities carried at mar
ket. coat or call value, which
ever is lower.
First Mortgage Loan*
On (arm property *7 ,420.888 on
city property *49,761 .343.
Real Estate __
This includes our eeventaea
etory Home Office Buildinc.
Leans to Our Policyholders .
Fully Mcur?d by tht c?ih taIum
Premium Loans ami Liana..*
FultyMeuml by th? c*?b nltm
Investment Income In Court*
Premiums In Course ol
All Other Assets
Totsl Admitted Assets ..I 104.7S4.885
Policy Reserves $ 86.038,312
Thaa amount repreeenUi the re
eenre required by law to *?
?ure prompt payment of poli
Reserve for Policy Claims ..... 363,983
Claim* in courae of satttemeat
on which proofs have not
Heservs for Taxes 578,633
Premiums and Interest Paid
In Advance 944,184
Policy Proceeds Left with
Dividend* for Policy hoi dors,, 949.C81
Reserve for All Other
Liabilities I *3*4.888
serve % 1,400,000
A fu&d to take rare of contiaigai
ciaa. depreciation on real aetata
and inveetaent flaotuatiftew
Total Surplus Fund* for ad
ditional Protection of Pol
icyholders t 8,400,000
Total .$ 104.7t4.889
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