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How To Garden For Freedom
BY H. W. HOCHBAUM
T*. S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON?(AP) ? The
Secretary of Agriculture has ask
ed for 20 million gardens in 1948
to help make it possible to ship
nibre food to the distressed areas
abroad. Now that garden plan
ning and seed ordering time is
here, what should our gardens be
like in town and city?
The garden first of all should
be large enough to produce an
adequate supply of fresh vege
tables from early spring until
early winter. Many town and city
gardens are entirely too small,
This is something that you cannot take for granted.
We have a reputation for doing a good job. Bring your
automobile to us for a first class lubrication.
U. S. No. 17 Supply, N. G.
Let Us Figure With You On The
A Safe, Clean, Economical
way to Solve your Cooking
and Heating Problems.
Space Heaters, Ranges,
Automatic Hot Water Heat
ers, Gas Refrigerators.
PORT CITY GAS COMPANY
E. F. "Skeet" GORE, Agent
Phone 3217 Southport, N. G.
"He's trying to figure how we'll split the $25,000.00
Family Sweepstakes Prize in the Pepsi-Cola
'Treasure Top' Contests."
$25,000.00 Cash for some lucky family! That's the
grand payoff of 40 Cash Prizes in the great Family
Sweepstakes, in Pepsi-Cola's $203,725.00 "Treasure
Top" Sweepstakes and Contests!
Also, 51 Cash Prizes each month in your state plus
big Monthly National Prizes!
f Thousands have won cash?thousands
more will win cash! Don't wait?enter
now! Contest closes June 30, 1948.
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Under appointment from Pepsi-Cola Company, N Y.
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., Wilmington, N. C.
PLAY BALL with your Party Line Neighbors
# Keep calls brief
Give others a chance
Release line in emergency
Give party called time to Answer
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and the few carrots, green onions,,
lettuce and radishes they produce,
while enjoyable, do not contribute
much in providing sufficient quan-,
tities of health protecting food. |
About one-third of our non-farm,
gardens are only 500 square feet.
in size. They ought to be at least'
1,000 or 1,500 square feet. I
Freedom gardeners?and maybe
one-fourth of these will be no
vices?should not try to grow the
kinds of vegetables that require
large amounts of space. Sweet
| corn, pole beans, squash and peas
i are out for them.
The first choice of vegetables
should include as many as pos
sible of the green and leafy vege
tables, yellow kinds and tomatoes.
These are vitamin suppliers and
health protectors. Included should
be lettuce, chard, collards, kale,
Chinese cabbage, broccoli and cab
bage. Then green and yellow snap
beans and, of course, yellow turn
ips, carrots and lots of tomatoes.
Chinese cabbage, kale, cabbage,
collards, endives will produce
greens late in the summer and
A good garden starts with a
good plan before seeds are order
ed. This plan plainly marks each
row of vegetables, the distance
between rows and the crops to
follow as each row is harvested.
Too many gardeners make only
one planting. Then the garden
produces little in summer and
fall. Surely, we want early rad
ishes, green onions and lettuce.
But a well planned garden pro
vides for succession sowings and
plantings, especially of kinds that
do not require the entire growing
Thus plantings of snap beans,
beets, carrots, should be made so
that some of these can be enjoy
ed all season and provide some
for winter storage. When one crop
is maturing another should be
coming along. No part of the
garden should be bare of growing
vegetables. The garden planner
also selects varieties which vary
in the time it takes to maturity,
thereby extending the season.
Thus, a gardener having early
leaf lettuce like Grand Rapids
should also have Slobolt, which
does not go to seed so soon and
thereby extends the season. Good
planning also takes in account
the quantity of any one kind a
family can consume before this
kind becomes over mature. So a
ten-foot row of radishes, for ex
ample is sown every week, say,
for three weeks in early spring
Instead of one 40-foot row. The
same holds true for lettuce.
All these things hold true also
for farm and suburban gardens.
Many of these gardens do not
supply sufficient amounts of veg
! etables for fresh use, storage,
'freezing or canning. Nor do many
of our farm and suburban gar
deners realize the advantage lar
ger garden space gives them in
growing a wide variety of vege
tables. They should try to grow
more kinds, thereby getting new
taste thrills and extending the
garden season. Besides they can
produce much more for winter
During the war, our Victory
gardeners canned about 3,500,000,
000 quarts of food. Their gardens
produced about 8,000,000 tons, 40
per cent of our fresh vegetables.
Now our Freedom gardeners, can
do as well. Thereby they will re
lease other foods for shipment
abroad. They won't eat so much
bread and breadstuffs. They will
save money, and set a better
Local information on the "how
to do it" side of home gardening
can be had from your county
agricultural agent, or from your
State Agricultural Extension Ser
vice at your State agricultural
college. General information may
be had by writing- the Office of
Information, y. S. Department of
Agriculture, Washington 25, D. C.
Is .Ml |\ .ua?uUSBT, beard and
I all, will be on second base here
Wednesday night at 8 o'clock |
'when the House of David base
ball team meets the Whiteville j
Red Comets on Legion Field.
BAC K AT WORK
Harry L. Mintz, Jr.. proprietor |
I of Mintz & Co., is back at work
' after being confined to his home
last week due to illness.
By October 1, compensation and
pensions were being paid to 809
veterans of the Indian Wars, 84
Civil War veterans, 437,768 World
(War X veterans, 42.854 former i
! membw's of the regular establish
ment, and 1,715,940 veterans of
i World War II, Veterans Admin
Youngsters enjoy Iced cocoa.;
Make the cocoa as usual, then
cool and pour into a quart jar.
Chill In the refrigerator until
ready for use.
Scotch plaid rubbers are some
thing new in rain togs. They
are of waterproof fabric and made
in a wraparound design that snaps
close to the foot.
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and supplies from citizens of the
county, both white and colored.
It was reported that the sum
of $160.00 was raised to apply
to the purchase of a commercial
type electric range for use in the
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tion, not guilty.
Otis Fields, drunk driving,
$100.00 and costs.
Curtis W. Joyner, failure to
stop and render assistance when
involved in accident, $25.00 and
Albert Gore, public drunkness,
$15.00 and costs.
Edward C. Mai'sh , speeding,
(Continued from pave one)
Wilmington, Mrs. Helene Hill of
Myrtle Beach, and Miss Hazel
Formyduval of Freeland; three
brothers, A. B? O. P., and P. D.
Formyduval of Freeland; two sis
ters, Mrs. S. K. Babson of Ash
and Mrs. Lurn Wright of Free
land, and three grandchildren.
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burial here at Kilpatricks Fun
eral service. Burial was held
Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock
at the Oak Grove cemetery near
Supply. Rev. Mack Gore had
charge of the services.
Pallbearers were Claude Turn
er, Vance Hewett, Albert Hewett,
C. L. Hewett, A. C. Hewett and
R. B. Hewett.
Mr. Holden is survived by one
son, Jessie D. Holden; five daugh
ters, Mrs. Francis Clemmons,
Mrs. Lottie Robinson, Mrs. Liddie
Hewett and Mrs. Carrie Hewett,
all of the Supply community, and
Mrs. Mary Hewett, of Fort
A great many grandchildren
and great grandchildren also sur
(Continued prom Faee Onet
dent; L. J. Hardee, second vice
president; George Whatley, se
cretary; W. P. Jorgensen, treas
urer; Chas. M. Trott, tail twist
er; G. E. Hubbard, Lion tamer;
James M. Harper, Jr., Sam T.
Bennett, C. G. Ruark and G. C:
Kilpatrick, members #of the board
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that a certain type of disease was
bothering him. Due to these con
ditions he was unable to support
himself and his family. Another
veteran wanted information on
how to get In the hospital for
treatment, as his condition did
not warrant any type of disabili
ty pension. He stated he was un
able to pay regular hospital fees
for treatment. Although he did
not know it, this veteran is en
titled to hospital treatment ase
long as he holds an honorable
Mr. Edwards would like for any |
and all veterans with problems,
and widows who are entitled to
certain benefits, to call on him
for information. His aid will be
gladly given where aid is pos
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est E. Parker, Shallotte; W. B.
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will be presented next Wednesday
evening. "May Day" will be the
theme of the music.
The 9th grade English depart
ment at Waccamaw will present
"Romeo and Juliet" on Friday
evening of this week under the
direction of Ed. Ulrich. The
piano recital will be held Tues
day evening at 8 o'clock.
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had stopped without his seeing us
and being able to renew. Seeing
us, he came across and made
himself a new subscriber out of
an old one. Just as he finished
paying us Mrs. Hewett came
along and made him pay over an
extra dollar and a half to send
I the paper to their daughter, Mrs.
Gene Hewett, in Washington,
j After a few days visit with
j relatives at Shallotte, Sgt. and
i Mrs. Ernest Pittman and child
[ren were headed west for Port
Royal, S. C. the other day. We
were going east. They smelled
our pipe or something, turned
their car around and ran us
down to renew their subscription.
I Lincoln Owen and Nat "Sonny'
Jones spent two days here the
past week. Mr. Jones came down
to get a full page feature story,
with pictures, for the Durham
| Herald. This story and pictures
will appear in an early Sunday
Issue of The Herald and a good
many copies will be distributed in
Brunswick county. "Sonny" is
one of the Jones boys and from
past experience with feature writ
ers we have a hunch that about
a fourth of his Brunswick story
will be devoted to jokea on us.
From Alpha to Omega means
everything in the Greek alphabet,
from first to last. Omega being
the last. This last week we re
ceived a letter from a young lady
named Omega. Ever since then
'we have been haunted by a curi
ous desire to know how many
brothers and sisters she has. We
can't get it off of our mind.
The big weather vane on top
of the Brunswick county court
] house works pretty well for those
j who have a sense of direction of
their own. To others It is apt
to be confusing. Just under the
vane are arms, showing ttie four
points of the compass. Unfor
tunately these arms have become
turned around and they show the
opposite from the right direction.
In other words, east is west and
north is south.
It is understood that Caswell
Beach and Long Beach property
owners are preparing to ask the
j Wilmington office of the Bell
Telephone Company for phone
service. They point out that with
i a phone cable to Port Caswell
BUY IN SUPPLY
Once more we remind you of a buying
slogan that has been used for many years by
Brunswick county citizens, who have made
our community the shopping center of their
SUPPLY, N. C.
all that will be needed will be
the running of lines down the
beach and the installation of
phones. This service will be a
part of the Southport dial sys
tem. Residents say that the crea
tion of the service will mean at
least 50 additional phones on the
South'port dial system.
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FOR COUNTY COMMISSION^
As a candidate for the nomination for
the Board of County Commissioners on tl?, i ?.
ticket. I will appreciate the vote and xuppo7*l
men and women voters of Brunswick county. '
ASH, N. C.
fftltlONf OP WOMEN HAVE THEIR HEARTS SET ON A AATT4|
aren't you glad you waited
for a new Mai/tag
Com* in and let u? demonstrate the leader of Ihemtl
Easy Terms ? 3 Years to Pay
Southport, N. G.
CHOOSE A VETERAN
SENATOR WILLIAM B. UMSTEAP
FOR THE UNITED STATES SENATE
MILITARY RECORD: Enlisted United States Army May 1917; Assigned to 317th Machine
Gun Battalion, 81st Division; Served Ih Actual Combat Overseas 8 Months; Discharged
April 1919; Active Member Veterans of Foreign Wars fand American Legion (Post Com
mander 7 Years).
LEGISLATIVE RECORD: Congressman from 6th District 1932-1938 (retired voluntarily1;
U. S. Senator since December 18, 1946; Has Supported Every Piece of Progressive Lcgislo*
tion for the Veteran During Entire Washington Career.
Matters of vital importance to veterans and their families are now, and will continue to be.
before Congress. Senator Umstead will soon have served two years on his present term. Thi?
means seniority and valuable experience for him. It Is imperative that Senator Umstead be
returned to the Senate. ~ - " w
Bill Umstead is a mem
ber of the VFW and Le
gion and has been ac
tive in both organiza
tions. He served as com
mander of the Durham
Legion Post for seven
Veterans, Vote For Umstead
Umstead Votes For You
Democratic Primary May 29
"Keep Senator Bill On Capitol Hill" ' ?*
Make Him Your Candidate, Lend Him Your Support
Senator Umstead is
only Veteran who h*'
served in the U. S. SeD
ate from North Carols
since the day* of G'n'
era] Matt W. R?"50f,
who left the Senate *
years ago?in 1895.