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CHEROKEE COUNTY FARM NEWS
By PAUL NAVE
By JAMES ADAMS
AMlatut County Agtut
Forestry Thinning Demonstration
There will be a forestry thinning
demonstration on Mr. Charlie
Clont'i farm on Thursday Novem
ber 21, starting at 1:00 p. m. Mr.
Fred Whltefield. Extension Fores
try Specialist of N. C- State Col
lege, Raleigh will be on hand to
assist with this demonstration. Mr.
Cloot's farm is located on highway
No- 2M the first house on the right
after you turn off of No. 64 going
toward Hiwassee Dam. The demon
stration will be held right back of
the house in view of the highway.
Any person in Cherokee County
that is interested in better Forestry
management practices is invited
to attend this meeting.
Have Your Soil Tested Now
County Agent, Paul Nave sug
gest that farmers have their soils
tested now. The principal reason
for having it tested is to determine
the lime and fertility level of your
various fields. If you know this,
you can then purchase your lime
and fertilizer in keeping with these
needs, thereby increasing the re
turn you can expect to get from
the money invested in these two
items. This in turn means a great
er net farm income.
In these times of an increasing
cost-price squeeze, Mr. Nave con
tinues, one important way of main
taining, if not actually increasing,
net farm income is by decreasing
productive costs. Purchasing what
you actually need in the way of
lime and fertilizer instead of buy
ing these items by guess work a
lone is one important way to cut
down on costs- By having your soils
tested, you can determine which
fields need lime and fertilizer and
which ones don't This is double
barreled economy, for you don't
spend money where its not needed
and at the same time you find out
those areas on your farm where a
failure to spend money for lime
and fertilizer will mean a los|i to
Soil testing is the first step in %
sound management program, Mr.
Nave continues, and be urges
growers to get their soil sample in
NOW- The laboratory in Raleigh is
processing samples in a week to
ten days and With this fast service,
growers are assured of having
their report back in ample time to
make needed purchase of the lime
and fertilizer suggested.
The information sheets, boxes
and cartons can be obtained from
the county agent's office or from
any of the other agricultural work
ers in the county.
Buddie J. Powers, USN, son of
Mr- and Mrs- Henry Braswell of
Murphy, returned to San Diego,
Calif-, Nov- 8 aboard the high
speed transport USS Weiss after
six weeks in Alaskan waters.
The Weiss joined other amphi
bious vessels in the cold weather
area and participated in "Opera
tion Cool Dip", a reconnaissance
exercises, involving Marine "rec
on" teams and frogmen.
ON OUR STREET
By SALLY DAVIDSOI
Lady? "I remember when Mama
would send me to town with fifty
cents to buy a roast for Sunday,
I'd spend a nickel for candy, then
have enough roast for Sunday and
Two gals singing "Happy Birth
day" to a guy, who responds by
"sitting at attention" with empty
R. C. Cola bottle on top of head.
Pretty young thing, walking slow
ly, reading book, chewing gum,
seemingly unconscious of large
"bubble" she was blowing.
holidays ? or any day ? the
electric range makes cooking
an easy pleasure!
"fifcnucmr . . . m buy Hr Mir />*/?#"
^ POWER BOARD J
If You Are Waiting For Someone To Hand You Financial Security "ON A SILVER
PLATTER," You May Have A Long Wait.
IF YOU OWN AN AUTOMOBILE, YOU WILL
BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE UNDER A
NEW STATE LAW EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 1958.
The New Financial Responsibility Law Goes Into Effect Jan. 1, 1958
or When Yon Buy Your 1958 License Plate. No Vehicle Can Be Op
erated After Feb. 15 Unless The Owner Has Compiled With The Law.
It Is Estimated That More Than 99% Of Vehicle Owners Will Comply
With The Law With A Liability Insurance Policy. Yon Can Furnish
Proof Of Besponsibility With A Certificate Known As Form FS-1. It
Must Be Executed By Your Insurance Carrier. ACT IMMEDIATELY !
A Local Agent Can Serve You Better
1. Immediate Service In Supplying FS-1 Forms
2. Prompt Service In Handling Claims, Making Reports, etc.
HYDE INSURANCE AGENCY
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA
W. A. SINGLETON
WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA
VALLEYTOWN INS. AGENCY
PHONE 131-1 ANDREWS, N. C.
CITIZENS BANK & TRUST CO.
MIJRPHY, N. C. ANDREWS, N. C.
BARNES INS. AGENCY
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