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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, July 24, 1950, Page 3, Image 3

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New Small Grains /rove Their Worth Atlas wheat," Arlington oats, and Colonial barley have all prov ed their worth on North Garolina farms by producing much heavier yields than older varieties grown in the State, says Dr. F. J. Bell, seed and small grain specialist for the State College Extension Ser vice. According to Bell, growers of certified Arlington oat seed made an average yield of 58 bushels per acre this year, compared with an average oat yield on only 30 bu shels per acre throughout the State during 1949. The average on other oats (Victorgrain and Ful • grain) grown by the seed produc ers was 51 bushels per acre. Atlas 50 and Atlas 66 wheat produced yields of 26 bushels per acre—exactly double the State's 1949 average wheat yield of 13 bushels per acre. The average yield of other varieties (Redhart and Hardired) grown by certified seed producers was 17 bushels per acre. f average yield of Colonial Oar County And Social Security By LOUIS H. CLEMENT, Manager The objective of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Program is to pay benefits on the basis of the worker's average monthly wage when he is sixty-five or to his family if he should die be Tore age sixty-five. Therefore, the MUMMUHWMUIHIMUMWM barley was 40 bushels per acre, compared with 1949 State average of only 25 bushels. Bell says the supply of Atlas wheat seed will be large enough to plant about one-third of the 1950-51 crop in North Carolina. The supply of Arlington oats is very limited, but some seed are still available. It is not known at this time whether the supply of Colonial barley will be large enough to fill the demand. The small grain specialist urges farmers interested in purchasing seed of the new varieties to place their orders immediately. I ^PLUNGE FATAL TO FILM HEIRESS SHCSTIY BEFORE her death in a Los Angeles Hospital, Dionysia Skouras, 2f hter of film magnate Spyros Skouras, Is given emergency at tc. i oy nurse Laura Palrrsquest. The heiress was fatally injured when she fell from her uncle's penthouse. (International Soundphcto) Social Security Administration must have a record of the pay each worker receives. This record is kept in the form of a separate Social Security Account for each worker. To have a Social Security Account, the worker must have an account number card. The worker's name, together with the number on the card, identifies his account so that _ wages reported for him can be properly posted to his credit. If you are employed in a mill, factory, office, store, bank, gar age, hotel, cafe, boarding house, beauty parlor, or the like, you should have an account number card. It is necessary whether you work full time, or part time, whatever your age. You can go to the office of the Social Security Administration 303 Post Office Building in Salisbury, and make your application, or you can get the application blank from your local Post Office, fill it out, and mail to the field office. Sh«w your card to your emoloy er and make sure he takes down your name and Social Security Account Number exactly as they are shown on the card. This is necessary for reports he must Motor Vehicle Registration In Wilkes Is 9,525 Raleigh — A total of l,036l 81* motor vehicles were registered in North Carolina during the first half of 1950, the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles re ported today. The figure is 118,407 above the 918,404 registered the same period last year. Of the six-month total 1,014, 508 were listed as trucks, trail make to the Government, showing the wages he had paid to you. Take care of your card. It is like an insurance policy. It shows you have an insurance account with the U. S. Government, under the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance system. This account is a record of the pay you receive which counts toward your future bene fits. The size of the benefit will depend upon the amount of wages credited to your account. Our office is open from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. Monday through Friday. I will be at the Town Hall in North Wilkesboro each Thursday morning at 9:45 a. m. era and autos and 22,303 as mis cellaneous. Mecklenburg county with 59, 092 had the largest number of motor rehicles registered. Guil ford was second with 57,389; Wake, third, with 49,897; and Forsyth, fourth, with 41,173. Clay County lfsted the lowest registration, 782 and Tyrrell had 839. Following is an estimate of registration by counties for the first six months of the year. Wil kes 9,625, Alexander 8,899, Alle ghany 1,886, Ashe 3,774, Caldwell 9,281, Iredell 16,686, Surry 11, 700, Yadkin 6,998. o — One-tenth Of the entire world's corn crop last year was produced in the State of Iowa.

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