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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
STOKES FARMERS j
STAND BY AAA
OUR FARMERS. WITH TO-;
BACCO GROWERS FROM
FIVE STATES, MEET AT
RA LEIG H—W.\ LL ACE AN I)
HUTSON ON HAND WISE
TO PLACE APPLICATIONS
FOR LOANS NOW.
Smokes folks along with
representative tobacco growers
from five states comprising the
Flue-Cured Belt assembled in a
mass meeting in Raleigh on Mon
day, after hearing the Secretary
of Agriculture Wallace and
Chief Tobacco Section John R
Hutson, discuss the AAA pro
gram and the basis for increasing
the crop to 85% in 1935, voted
unanimously to thank the
government for its aid to to
bacco growers and to endorse
the administration plans for tho
Wallace told growers in the!
mass meeting in Raleigh why'
the AAA felt it wise to produce.
F}ue-Cured tobacco sufficient to
supply the domestic and foreign
trade. He stated that the tobacco
farmers of North Carolina are
better off than any other group
in America and cautioned them
against a governmental created
r.:onoply at the expenses of the
public. The Secretary made a fine
impression on the thousands who
gathered to hear him and there
is no question but that everyone
went away with a clearer under
standing of the government'.?
purpose to establish a fair re
turn for everyone.
NO BLANKS YET
The application blanks in
■which there is considerable in
terest to be used in filing ap
plications for tax-exempt allot
ments have not been received i.i
the office of the County Agent,
and in view of the fact that tho
form which will be used has
again been changed, these
blanks are not expected before
the 2nd Monday in March.
CONTRACT SIGNERS MAY |
Any contract-signer whose al
"loted pounds are too low for his,
allotted acres may apply to tho!
county committee for an increase'
in pounds. The committee i
authorized to use 3% of tho
County's base poundage with
-which to take care of requests
of this kind. However, it should
be borne in mind that where in
creases in either acreage or'
poundage is made the grower is
rendered ineligible for any rent- !
al or benefit payments under tho
Where growers request that
their poundage be increased to
bring the figures up to where
the production allotment will be
in proportion to the acreage al
lotted under their contract, and
the request is granted the grow- j
ers automatically surrender their
rental and equalizing payments. '
TRANSFERS WILL NOT BE j
"Look to the pounds," will be
n good slogan this year. It is
stated that growers will not bo
permitted to either purchase or (
Borrow their neighbors allotment (
cards with which to
cards with which to sell theii
tobacco in 1935 and a good plai
will be set as a production go-i
only the allotted pounds pro
vided the pounds are not out ol
proportion to the acres. If »i
grower is allotted five acres- an.i
3200 pounds under his contract
and he realizes that he can pro
duce SOO pounds of tobacco U:
the acre, it will be to his in
terest to plant only four acres
even though he is allotted five
On the other hand if a growei
is allotted live acres and 6400
pounds and realizes that he pro
duces only 800 pounds to th
acre it will be his business to
reduce the poundage in his con
tract because figures so much
out of proportion would not gain
for him anything. He will be
neither able to sell his surplus
poundage to his neighbor nor t
realize in any other way upon i*.
BETTER APPLY FOR
Some of the allotment cards
are still out and the prospects
are that the equalizing payments
will not be here for at least 30
or 60 days. Where farmers need
production Credit it will be well
to place an application for a
loan now. This may be repaid
when the tobacco checks arrive.
Last year the farmers in this
section through their own Pro
duction Credit Association loan
ed several thousand dollars and
collected every cent of it. In
the flourse of a few years this
Association with continued suc
cess and increased membership
will be in position to supply its
members with all necessary pro
duction credit from its own or
ganization. Those who line ui
with the Association now will be
able to establish a credit rating
which will later prove beneficial
and to have a part in develop
ing an organization through
which considerable good can be
rendered to the people as a
When You Come To
Don't forget that the Danbury
Reporter's new quarters are in
the Joyce eld slore building
right on the corner below the
Taylor old hotel.
You come here and don't
come to see lis leaving behind
some substantial remembrance,
and you are out of luck as well
as we. You miss that sweet
solace of conscience which comes:
from a duty well done, while we
are short on that cordial ex
pression of good will and
practical encouragement which
is necessary to the continued
prosecution of our interesting but
sometimes disheartening service.
Now you will, won't you?
The front room at the filling
station and confectionery of
Elmer Campbell here is being
remodeled and enlarged. A stock
of groceries and feedstulfs is to
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, February 28, 1935
NEW ROAD BEING 1
i BUILT NEAR KING
CONVICTS AT WORK FROM
| FIVE FORKS TO MOUNT!
PLEASANT KING HIGH
1 WINS BASKETBALL GAME
'j FROM PINE HALL—BIRTH !
King, Feb. 27. A force ot
State convicts are at work build
ing a new road from Five Forks
to connect with the Mount Plea
sant road near the home of John
Mickey, a distance of about three
miles. This will be a standard
road and will be top soiled. This
much needed road will give an
outlet to a number of isolated
Reid Boles, of Pinnacle, is pre-!
paring to open up a new hard
i ware store on east Main street.
This will give King three hard
I Mr. and Mrs. George Yelverton, j
of Greensboro, spent Sunday with
Mrs. J. Allen Cook is spending
some time with her son, Dewitt (
i Cook at Trinity.
I C. Ashby White, who holds a
I position at Stoneville, spent Sun*!
, day with his family here.
[ Ray Boles, a member of the
Civilian Consrevation Corps who
, is stationed at Bryson City, is
. spending a few days with reia-|
. tives here.
I' R. B. Delp of this place start-'
ed in the mail order business last
; July mostly for pa9t.time. He has
built it up to where it is now on
, a paying basis, and Mr. Delp is
i devoting practically all his time
. to his new work.
,! The King Highs took a basket
, ball game away from Pine Hall at
Walnut Cove Friday night. Final
score: King 32, Pine Hall 5.
Hilary Cromer, planter of the
Mountain View section, was a
business visitor here Saturday.
OMie L. Pulliam, of Winston-
Salem, formerly of King, visited
' relatives and friends here
j Saturday. I
The following births were
(registered here last week: To Mr.'
• and Mrs. Gilbert Ferguson, a
son; to Mr. and Mrs. Kirt Boylc3,
a daughter; to Mr. and Mrs. 1
Willis Tucker, a son, and to Mr. 1
and Mrs. Paul White, a daughter.
Justice of the Peace P. C.
Campbell recently disposed o i
.the following cases:
Frank Hairston, colored
. charged with possessing liquor.
i Bound over to court in a bond ol :
S3OO, signed with James Martin. !
Hairston had been in jail and!
I was arrested by Deputy Sheriffs
Bert Smith, Carl Ray and J. E.
Claude Cook and Earl Knight, j
| charged with drunkenness and
I disorderly conduct at Dan River
i Park. Had been confined in jail.'
i Fine $5 and cost each. Arrest by!
j Wagnei, Ray find Smith. j
Hoyle Bradshaw, of Forsyth, j
charged with operating car un-
der the influence. Had beeu
jp.iled. His father posted a car.!,
bond of SIOO for court. Arrest by
I Deputy Wagner.
! SATURDAY NIGHT
I "HERE COMES CHARLIE ' TO
BE PRESENTED BY THE
I; HIGH SCHOOL—BOOKS FOR
THE LIBRARY RECEIVED.
; Steady practise of the faculty
play "Here Comes Charlie" to bo
given at Lawsonville High School
March 2 at 8:00 P. M. is under
way this week with dress re
hearsal Friday night. A limited
number of persons will be in
vited to see the dress rchean.o.l
for the purpose of any changes
they may recommend for making
the final performance a total
! Last week Lawsonville school
received a consignment of 215
' books for the high school library.
These books are being catalogued
j and will be ready for the use of
I pupils by middle of the week.
Also art and construction
papers have been received for en-:
riching the drawing and penman-'
ship courses in the grades,
j The newly organized O. Henry,
, Literary Society consisting of
j seventeen members gave a pro-1
! gram in study hall Feb. 15.
Mrs. Deal's sixth grade pupils
, enjoyed a Valentine party in
i their class room Feb. 14.
| Supt. J. C. Carson was a visitor
School Feb. 14. '
• Visitors who attended the
Washington program in chapel
; Feb. 22 were: Mesdames Zac'i!
Sheppard. P. H. Robertson, H.;
D. Lassiter, Herbert, Jr., and
Margaret Sue Lassiter. Misses
Fannie Tucker, Thclma Young,
The beautiful flowers carried
by characters in the pageant: j
"Columbia's Emblem" represent
ing national and state flowers
were made by Mrs. Beatrice Doss,
Miss Una Mae Tilley. The Roses
of England, made by Miss Tilley,
and The Lillies of France made
by Mr. Do3S were especially ad
■ mired by visitors.
Cf King Woman's
Club—To Give Play
i The Woman's Club of King
held the regular monthly meeting
in the school building with 27
members answering to the roll
i call. The president, Mrs. G. E.
Stone, presided over the meeting.
During the business session the
club decided to give a play, "Mrs.
Briggs of the Poultry Farm," In
the near future. Officers were
elected as follows: President,
Mrs. I. A. Booe; Vice-President,
Mrs. C. D. Slate, Sr.; Secretary,
Mrs. (■;. O. Boyle;.-, Jr.; Treasurer,
Mrs. C. R. Carroll,
j Mrs. H. H. Leake gave an
| interesting reading, "The Bible.":
Mrs. J. R. Jones told the story of
The club was plad to have as
visitor, Miss Louise Hudgins, of
| Delicious refreshments suggest
ive of Valentine were served ny
the hostesses, Mr. T. E. Smith,
Mrs. C. O. Boyles, Jr., Mrs. J. E.'
Ward, Mrs. 'Sallie Kiser and Miss'
Julius A. Neal
The following resolutions of
respect to Julius A. Neal were
p?ssed by the Walnut Cove
Council No. 211. Jr. O. U. A. M.,
of which Mr. Neal was a mem
Whereas the Supreme Being in
his infinite wisdom lias removed
from our fraternal circle Brother
Julius A Neal and whereas we
desire, as a body, to express our
sympathy. Be it Therefore
First: That we bow in humble
submission to Him who doeth all
Second: That we have lost
from our membership a loyal and
faithful ' -member who will be
sadly missed in our future
Third: That the community hay
lost a good, substantial citizen
whose influence has long been
felt in its everyday affairs.
Fourth: That we extend to the
many relatives our deepest sym
pathy in their bereavement.
Fifth: That a copy of theso
resolutions be spread upon the
minutes of the Council that in the
future all good Juniors may know
the high esteem in which we
hold the memory of this good
brother, that a copy be delivered
to the family and one forward
ed to the newspaper.
Feb. 21, 1935.
Dr. C. J. HELSABECK.
J. D. JOHNSON,
C. E. DAVIS,
On Wednesday night, February
20th, quite a number of people
gathered in the Jr. O. U. A. M.
Hall at Mountain View to or
ganize a community Club. It is to
be called the Mountain View
Community Club. The club was
organized with thirty-five charter
members. The following officer,
were elected: R. VV. Barr, presi
dent; E. C. Slate, vice-presiden';
Miss Lena Cromer, secretary and
treasurer; Miss Myrtle Wolfe,
The following committees were
then appointed: Membership
committee: Georgie Jones, Mrs.
Ila Fulk, Myrtle Wolfe, James
Boles, Mr. J. H. Cromer; Welfare
Committee: W. R. Boles, J. N.
Jones, E C. Slate, Mrs. J. H.
Cromer, Mrs. R. W. Barr: Pro
gram Committee: Nora Boles.
Amos Fulk, Nina Baker, Renn
Taylor, Vicilla Boles; Young
Folks Committee: Mildred In
gram. Lorene Jone:., La Nell
Ferguson, Loyd Wolfe, Ellis
The meetings are to be held
twice each month on 2nd and 4th
Friday nights. Other committees
"ill be appointed at the next
Services next Sunday as fol
Bethesda, 11 A. M.
Pine Hall, 7 P. M.
THE SALES TAX
TO STAY PUTT
MENT WILL COME LP LV
OPEN HOUSE FAKING BAI>-
LV WITH THE COMMITTEE.
Failing in their attempt to
strike from the revenue bill the
sales tax provisions by an over
whelming vote on an amend
ment offered Tuesday by Rep
resentative Lumpkin, the
Donald-Lumpkin forces withdrew
their proposed amendments fror
consideration by the joinr
finance committee and gavj
notice of their intention of of
fering them on the floor of the
The Lumpkin-McDonald amend
ments proposed in lieu of a sales
tax, increased franchise and
othei taxes 011 corporations and
an occupational tax.
Fine Arts Club In
The February meeting of the
Fine Arts club was held at the
home of Mrs. John Taylor Tues
day afternoon. Lovely spring
flowers, suggestive of the seas«n>
and flags introducing the
Washington birthday thexne K
made the home most attractive.
In the absence of the presi
dent, Mrs. Nellie M. Taylor oc
cupied the chair for the brief
Mrs. Rex Stewart, of Win9toe-
Salem, made a most interesting
and instructive talk on th-:
"Trend Toward Dictatorship"
A social period followed whh
contests, Mrs. Nellie M. Taylor
and Mrs. Wm. Joyce winning
prizes, pots of lovely red tulip*.
Mrs. Stewart was also presented
with a pot of tulips.
The hostess assisted by her
small daughters, Angela and.
Nellie Louise, served a delicious
salad course, with nuts and
Visitors present were: Mrs. C.
B. Pratt, Mrs. Lena Bollen, Mrr..
Tom Knight, of Madison; Mrs.
Rex Stewart, of Winston-Salem;
Mrs. R. O. Palmer, of Danbury.
i One new member, Mrs. R. O.
Palmer, was added to the cluo
The Salmagundi Club met last
Friday evening with Miss
The evening was spent in con
versation, sewing, knitting, etc.
The Red Cross Linen.
Closet, to be used in Country re
lief cases, was discussed at this
meeting and it was decided that
this group would sponsor this
very worthy cause. Mesdames J
B. Needham and N. E. Wall were
appointed to purchase the
material for the Linen Closet and
the sewing will be done by the
Club members at their regular
meetings. A check in the amount
of 525.00 was turned over to the
i purchasing committee for the
i purpose of buying the material.
Miss Pepper assisted by Mrs.
Lydia Martin served coffee and
! The next meeting will be wPh.
| Mrs. Jessie P. Christian Friday
' night, Mar. 1, 1D35.