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"Steamboat Round The Bend'
starring the late Will Rogers
opens Thursday of this week al
the Carolina theatre in Wilmington.
This picture is said to b<
one of the best that Rogers evei
played. Also included in the casl
is Irvin S. Cobb, genial Kentucky
As captain of the "Claremore
Queen." a ramshackle old tub,
Rogers is involved in the romance
of Anne Shirley and John
McGuire. Their happiness is
threatened when McGuire kills a
man in the girl's defense, gives
himself up on Rogers' advice and
Of course, the girl and Will
Rogers blame each other for the
boy's plight, but their desire to
help him draws them together in
a rich friendship. While they
strive to earn enough money to
mv for his appeal, Rogers is in
duiging in his JjJ
The two dramatic currents
S suspense and explosive com
edy. brings the film to a happy
^n'thrieadmg role. Rogers tops
of the funniest men in America.
Ted Lewis and his merry mad
. nuricians come to
next Monday. Tuesday
and Wednesday. , .
One of the most unusual mus cal
features ever attempte
motion pictures is the courtroom
sequence, where singing cowboys
Sm the plains. negK. spiritual*
from below the Mason and Dix
on line, hill billies fromtheOz
arks, and other singers of Amer
ican folk songs join in a wca
presentation of "Headin H?me,
theme number of the P'^e,
which was written by Her^r^
Stothart. with lyrics by Ned
Other outstanding musical numbers
in the picture include ' HellBent
for Heaven." "The Army
Band." "Roll Along Prairie Moon
and "You're My Thrill." as well
as several Ted Lewis specialties,
such as "Me and My Shadow.,,
"When My Baby Smiles at Me,
and "Wear a Hat With a Silver
Lining." etc. A full symphony
orchestra accompanies the musical
Mr. John Mercer and family
moved to Wilmington last Tuesday.
Mr. Dave McKeithan and Mr.
Charlie Knox were Wilmington
Mr. E. V. Mercer spent Friday
night in Wilmington.
Mr. Weldon Hewett and wife
spent Saturday night and Sunday
with Mr. Hewett's mother,
Mrs. Mary Hewett. here.
Mr. Floyd Brittain and family
and Mr. Cornish Mercer spent
Sunday at Myrtle Beach.
Mr. Dexter Robbins and family
spent Sunday at Mrs. Mary Jane
Carroll's here in Bolivia.
Mr. Weston Willetts spent a
portion of the week-end at Mill
ClMrs. R. E. Mercer and children
have been visiting relatives in
Georgetown. S. C.
Mr. Frank Mintz and Mr. Duey
Edwards spent Monday in South
port on Dusiness.
Bolivia has had another big
rain, fall crops and gardens were
The sewing circle at Mrs. O
C. Johnson's was attended bj
Mrs. J. D. Johnson, Mrs. Fran!
Johnson and Mrs. Fred Edwards
Mrs. John Knox and daughter
Miss Gertrude Knox, were call
ers in Bolivia this week.
Mrs. O. G. Coleman has move<
Mrs. Laurence Duvall and fa
mily and Miss Margaret Holdei
of Wilmington is home this wee!
With her mother.
Miss Frances Galloway is horn
after attending summer school a
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Huffma
and children, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
ton Price and two children an
Mr. Billie Price of High Poin
are visiting Mrs. Huffman's an
Mrs. Prices' grandmother, Mrs
I. T. Robbins.
Mrs. Frank Mintz and daugh
ter, Ruby, are on a trip t
Raleigh and other places.
Mr. and Mrs. John Willian
Danford are on a trip in the up
per part of the state.
Miss Elizabeth Holden left to
day for Boone where she will en
THE STATE PORT PILOT, SC
J The His
j ONE SALE OF SMOKERS
| MADE LAST MONDAY
| more tobacco during
| all last year. Whitev
| Belt, and this means
| WHY is Whitevi
WHY is Whitevi
I that he is assured of I
when he sells in Wh
I j Monday, Tuesda
j [ f erence which day it
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ilina In Wilmingtonj
: County Farmers |
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Brunswick County Farmers J
t Received Total Of $45,918.- J
, 34 In Rental And Benefit j
Payments During 1934 j
f Farmers of Brunswick county I
who are cooperating in the agri- j
cultural adjustment programs re- '
ceived a total of $45,918.34 in
rental and benefit payments during
the fiscal year ending June
30th, 1935. j
These payments together with
the increase in prices paid to farmers
for their commodities have J
been reflected in the larger in- J
come being received by farmers, J
said Dean I. O. Schaub, of State J
From 1932 to 1934, he pointed J
lout, the total income of North ?
J Carolina farmers increased by approximately
155 per cent, or from 1
$104,362,000 to $266,449,000. The j
11933 income was $194,390,000. J
The total AAA payments to j
j farmers of the State during the '
Jpast fiscal year ran to $14,732,- )
1147.51, divided as follows: Tobac- )
jco growers $8,015,380.21, cotton J
(growers $5,945,844.43, corn-hog )
(producers $719,363.20, and wheat }
growers $51,599.67. J
thin nprinH thp Pxnense 1
of administering the programs X
amounted to $1,147,290.71, or ap- !l
proximately seven per cent of X
the total AAA disbursements in &
the State. J
The administration expenses J1
were largely payments to county X
and community committeemen X
who were selected from among X
the farmers to assist the county jj
agents locally with the crop ad- X
justment programs. j
Shallotte News J
Miss Louise Swain of New J|
Bern is spending some time here j|
with relatives. X
Miss Alice Goley of Durham is jj
! visiting her uncle, Dr. Wm. R. J
Goley. i fl
Captain and Mrs. Murden, of J
Georgetown, S. C. were here J
j last week-end visiting friends. J
Miss Susie Kate Swain has re- J
i turned home after having at- J
I tended summer school at Appla- J
chian State Teachers College at J
Boone. She was accompanied j
home by Miss Ottice Holden, al- j
so a student there.
Misses Louise and Susie Kate |
Swain made a business trip to S
Mr. E. A. Mooney, of Sumter, j|
S. C. spent the past week here. X
Mr. Mooney is a former resident X
of Shallotte, having left here X
something over thirty years ago. X
Mr. Lennon Swain left Wed- X
| nesday to resume his studies at X
j Fruitland Institute, Henderson- X
.ville. ''lili X
Mr. and Mrs. John G. Lewis of X
Jacksonville, Fla. are visiting re- X
j latives. X
Mr. Colon Mintz, county agent X
i of Wayne county, was here dur- X
j ing the week-end. X
William Holmes, Jr., returned X
(home Tuesday from Fort Bragg X
j where he has been in training j X
| for the last month in the C. M. (X
|T. C. X
I Principal and Mrs. Henry C. J
Stone have returned home from f
their wedding trip after having J
| visited points of interest in West- !
I ern North Carolina and Tenne- J
ssee. Mrs. Stone was formerly j
Miss Frances Baker of Newberry, j
|S. C. She has been teaching in j
1 the Shallotte school system for j
the past three years.
Miss Annie Russ and Mr. John- |
Garrett of Southport were business
visitors in Wilmington Saturday.
Miss Annie Russ will be
a teacher here.
Leland News ;
Rev. Strickland filled his regu.
lar appointment at Leland Bapr
tist church last Sunday.
i Due to heavy rains last week
. it is almost impossible to travel
; roads in this section.
The sweet potato crop looks
like it will be cut short one-half
j in this section this year but
peanuts look very good.
Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Hardison
n of Wilmington spent last Sunday
k with Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Lewis.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Cook of
e Wilmington spent the week-end
,t with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
*j. u. uaney.
n Friends will regret to learn of
the serious illness of Mr. R. J.
d Ganey at his home,
t Friends are glad to know that
d Dickey Ganey is improving rai.
Funeral services were held for
. Mr. H. K. Potter last Sunday at
o his home.
9 Cotton tax-exemption certifi.
cates will be available to all
North Carolina growers in the
. near future. County agents will
. notify the growers when their
certificates are ready.
i for A
! Columbus County Grower
| (8 Baskets)
i 3,446 Pounds $1,162.68
I Average $33.75
| When the Borde
j the fastest growing <
I As this advertise
HJTHPORT, N. C.
r Belt Markets opened Whitev
)f all this belts big markets...
ment is read the Whiteville To
the first 2(1 days ot the marke
ille is still the fastest growing
that Whiteville is the
Popular Tobacco M<
lie the most popular tobacco ma
He gaining on all other market:
e A Tobacco Growe
[he highest price that the buying
y, Wednesday, Thursday or Fri
i the week he sells, he always g<
liars for Yoi
ket Price I
A World's Record I
Mon., Aug. 26, 1,009,368 lbs, I
Mon? Sept. 2, 1,081,590 lb, I
TWO SALES DAYS
2,090,958 Pounds I
MONEY PAID OUT I
Average $24.51 I
ille was recognized as !
UUtVU IflUl nvi llUtf uviu
ting season than it did jfl
market of the Border I
irket in the I
irket in the Border Belt? jl
s so rapidly? I
r Knows jl
r companies are paying jl
day... It makes no dif- jl
its the top of the market jl
ir Tobacco I
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