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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
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The tobacco farmers of North Carolina will always
hold Governor Ehrlnghaus in highest regard, because it
waa largely through hls ttreless and uncompromising ,
efforts that better prices wera aecnred for tobacco.
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Recprd For Feb.,
" Jean. EIM
Nathar Fagg, Thomas Lea
Gray, Annie Ruth Glidewell,
Lena Priddy, Jr. Alley, David
Walter Lee Flinchum, Lottie
Glidewell, Winfred Hall, Clat
encc "Alley, Brantley Wall.
Ersie Wilson, Augusta Size
more, Elwood Priddy, Thelma
Flinchum, Doris Mabe. Harvey
I Robert Glidewell, Johnnie
[Young, Annie Brown. Maxine
Nelson, Virginia Joyce. Jr. Flin
chum, Clarice Mabe, Velnia Mabe,
i Emerine Flinchum, William
Eunice and Irlene Flinchum,
Ruth Priddy, Gray Hall, Troy
Priddy, William Wilson.
M. E. Church Services
Next Sunday A
i Rev. J. B. Needham will
I preach next Sunday as follows:
Danbury, 11 a. m., and 7:30 p.
Vade Mecum, 3 p. m.
Everybody specially invited.
On Thursday, 28th, there will
be a Methodist Group Meeting .it
Leaksville. The following
churches will be repreaented:
Danbury, Walnut Cove, Sandy
Ridge, Madison, StoneviUe, Leaks
irille, Spray and Draper.
Rev. and Mrs. Needham, o 1
■) an bury, Mrs. M. D. Webb, Mrs.
fllih y Ashburn and Mrs. Wesley
jjpielt-.il, of Pine Hall, will attend
■he group meeting.
Volume 63, ,
Senior Class At
Reynolds tb Give
v Play Sat. Nigfht
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The Senior class qt the Nancy
day night, March 23, in the
The final rehearsals are no'v
being held and it appears that
the presentation will be a decided
The title of the play is "A
Poor Married Man" and the fol
lowing seniors compose the cast:
Conrad Roberts, The Poor Mar
ried Man; Harvey Lynch, A
Country Physician; Jim George.
A Popular College Boy; Oliver
Hill, A Black Trump; Juanita
Taylor, Her Charming Daughter:
Edith Burrull, A Little Fresh
man; Iris Lee Smith, A College
A small admission fee will be
collected at the door for schcol
New Officers Fine
Arts Club Elected
A special meeting of the Dan
bury Ladies Fine Arts Club was
called Monday at the home of the
president, Mrs. H. M. Joyce, to
elect officers for the club year.
The following were elected:
President, Mrs. N. E. Wall;
Vice-President, Mrs. R. R.
Secretary, Mrs. R. J. Scott;
Treasurer, Mrs. J. J. Taylor;
Mrs. N. E. Pepper was ap
pointed chairman of the music
After the business was finished
Mrs. Joyce served iced punch with
Extension agronomists advise
top-dressing small grain with an
application of nitrate of soda or
other quickly available nitrogen 3
ou9 fertilizer as soon 'as spring
growth begins. ; '
. TJKirsfoy, March 21, 1935
Makers at SchoaJ" «af ■
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set for, 84turday Marcft 2;'„ ,
j The group pi^rani^'
plan to entejitato;* Hrge audience
that evening wRiT itugtng and,J
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f«n-making K charged uwitH • k»ada 4 .,
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of rhythm 4ndlaugha£ The ejitelr-,
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is fDtro' 6t U -
min*trel with tlia following cast:
Misses Katij- ,
leen Sbeppard, - Lawifen,
Haltie Micer, Bl*nel»i9 TuClter,
Mary Money, Lettie - 'Drouch, j
Mesdames Watt Delf, Emily
Pratt Smith, Metiars. Wayne Bo
hannon, Clif Stevena, Maurice
Robertson, John j NeaJU Tucker,
Naaman Lawson, Leonard Law
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aon, Wallace Stevena, H. D.
Lassiter, Eugene Tucker, FVed
Stevens, Percy Parker; Mrs.
Emily Pratt Smit£, Mta..'
,H. D. Lasaiter, pianist. * ;i
| The March meeting of
, jronville Parent-Teacher' JWsocia
tion held in the schpod JwdHflriurn
school children and visitors. An
enjoyable program was render
ed with the president, Mrs. H. D.
1 "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
was the opening number sung by
I The First. Psalm was read by
Mrs. Watt Deal as devotional.
Mrs. J. C. Green led in Prayer.
A report on membership was
made by Miss Hallie Spencer,
secretary. Mrs. Ralph Shepparl
resigned as treasurer. Her suc
cessor is to be appointed at the
next meeting. Mrs. J. C. Green
played a trombone solo accom
panied by Mrs. Woodrow Law
son at the piano.
! Charles Robertson of the thiM
grade recited "A Coy And His
Stomach." Lenore Spencer of the
fourth grade played a piano
H. D. Lassiter, principal, gave
a financial report showing the
total amount of all money
received from school entertain
ments during the year and whr.t
had been spent for science equip
ment, maps, library booki,
j material for plays, batteries for
j the lighting plant, and other
j items of school expense.
At the close of the regular
meeting all were invited to vi3!t
the newly assembled high schor.l
library. Mr. Lassiter explained
to visitors the classification of
the books on the shelves. The
library is an important factor in
meeting the requirements for a
standard high school—the goal
that school officials have set
for attainment this year. Tha
state high school inspector is ex
pected to come in the near futinp?
" after inform officials of tfcfc. tnnct
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rating of the
Sunday guests of Mrs. Epii'.y
WALL VS. WALL
IHFE SEEKS MENTAL TEST
vf-OR HUSBAND WHO IS IN
BICTED IN WARRANT
CHARGING HE IS "DAN
GEROUS AND VIOLENT"
CASE IS DISMISSED FOR
• LACK OF JURISDICTION BY
K MAGISTRATE MRS. WALL
I SUING FOR DIVORCE.
Considerable interest was
•roused at a hearing here Tues
day before Justice P. C. Camp
bell 4n which C. O. Wall had been
indicted by his wife, who asked
for a mental test for her husband
aa to his sanity. The warrant al
leged that the defendant
Wfti . "violent and dangerous,'
without indicating any specific
act of violence.
tfhe defendant through his
counsel R. J. Scott contended
that the magistrate had no
jurisdiction in such a caso,
which should properly have been
brought before the Clerk of the
Court- On this ground the action
was dismissed by Justice Camp
bell, before whom the warrant
-ha4 been sworn out.
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J Quite a crowd of witnesses anc
spectators heard the proceedings
expected a jury wou'.c
i'iftvoti ; y the defendant's menta
It appears? that there has fo
some time been some differences
between Mr. Wall and his wife,
and the latter is now suing fo:-
j divorce. The complaint in this
civil action alleges specific acts of
! It is stated that the defen
dant a year or more ago spent
some time in a State hospital for
the insane, but later returned
home, since when h.s mind hi.?
I The defendant in the case is ;t
. son of the late ex-Sheriff .1. 0.
, Wall of Meadows. Mrs. Wl was
( formerly Miss Tatum of Patrick
. county, Va.
There are several children.
i Prntt Smitjli were Mr. and Ms.
; Sam H> 11, Weldon and Joyce II
Basket ball fans who alte-'ded
the Tournament in \vj>iston-
Salem were Naaman ijawson,
> Wallace Stevens, Carvi° Lawson,
. Powell Roberton, Cecil
- and Fred Steve* :S > Percy Parker.
John Neal 'Pucker was a busi
t nes s visitor in Danbury Thurs
. day. !
, Mises Norma Mary
. Money, Lettie E. Hallie
• Spencer, Percy Pari tci composed
a theater party who attended the
;• showing of "David --opperfield" (
t at the Caoflna Winston
l Salem last vceV i
lj Mr. and Mr - H - D - Lassiter at
f tended the Tournament in
i Danbury i"hui H,l; '/ night an!
» returned h >n ,J w >th two prizes. (
i Twenty-five pupils of Law
-1 sonville ghool took the state- J
t wide grade examination
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-I Misses B! Tucker and
» Rachel Tucker, Lawson
Curti* attended the
| Carolina tbeatrw to Winston
/ fialdm Sa *tsmaon.
ELIGIBLE TOBACCO GROW
ERS NOW FILING APPLICA
TIONS TOBACCO AD
Danbury, March 20.—Eligible
growers who could not make to
bacco acreage adjustment con
tracts are filing applications for
special base contracts which take
the place of the old tax-exempt
allotments in rapid order. March
30th is the closing date for ac
cepting applications for these
special base contracts and the
indications are that all those
wishing to file will
have done so long before the
I From April Ist to 13th in
: elusive growers who have either
: an acreage or production allot
) ment which is inequitable under
i their contracts may file applica
) tions for increases in either acres
i, or pounds or both provided thai
i such persona agree to forfeit all
a rental and equalizing payments.
n The plan as now arranged is t(
i- accept applications for special
it base contracts up until the l3i
of April and then to accept ap
d plications for increases in con
s, tracts from the Ist through tin
*1 PERSONS WHO MAY APPLY
I FOR SPECIAL BASE
Persons with tobacco history
living on and owning or renting '
for cash or standing rent farm: '
on which acreage adjustment '
contracts cannot be made may
apply for special base contracts
for themselves and their tenants,
provided that they do not have
tobacco acreage on some other
farm. Applicants for these con
tracts must live on the farm on
which the contract is made an.l
must have a tobacco history. .•».
person lias a tobacco history who
has produced tobacco during -ono
or more years on his own or
some other farm suice 39:25.
Absentee l°«d lords are not
eiiri»-.'- to file application.:.
Tenants may file application:*
with the land-owner or person in
control of the farm. Only one ap
plication can be made for each
farm. If a person moves on ,i
farm for the sole purpose of get
ting a special base contract this
would make him ineligible for i'..
, RULING NO. 41
CONTRACTS WITH BASE TO
BACCO ACREAGE OF THREr
AND TWO-TENTHS (3.2)
ACRES OR LESS. (
A contracting producer under
a flue-cured tobacco production i
adjustment contract whose base :
tobacco acreage is three and two- i
tenths (3.2) acres or less may
plant in 1935 the base tobacco l
acreage established for his farmi
or three acres, whichever is small- i
er, and may market a number J i
of pounds of tobacco equal
to his base tobacco production
or 2,400 pounds, whichever
is smaller, provided he agree* 1
that no rental or adjtfsu
ment payments (including any
payment for deficiency in talew)
Number 3,283 ~
! NORTH VIEW
NEW DEAL STRIKES THE
CITIZENS OF EAST DAN
BURY TOWNSHIP MUCH
BUILDING AND OTHER IM
TO OPERATE A CORN MILL
AND FILLING STATION.
North View, March 18. Tlw
farmers are saying, "It rains so
much we are getting behind with
our work," but a few day& of
good weather and a push wilt
soon even them up. However,
• very lttle gardenng has been
1 done, but if it should not rain
| this week lots of "taters" will !«
! planted, peas, onions and plenty
I The New Deal or some other
sort of good deal has struck this*
| community from the fact that
Terry Oakley is remodeling his
| dwelling house and will soon have
, a very modern farm home.
! Settle Oakley has added rooms?
I and conveniences to his home,
j John Moorefield has added
, some conveniences to his home.
I Banner Wood is building a»»
L modern far m bungalo on his farm.
. near his old home and digging a
.' well. He hopes for no more going
e to the spring before breakfast.
Sam Wood keeps doing a Uttle
now and then to finish hid
spacious dwelling, begun a yew
ago. In addition to improvements*.
he is soon setting up a corn mill
and operating a filling station irt
connection. Possibly the first half
bushel of corn will be ground toll
free and the first quart of gaa—
free and oil at the regular price.
N. .D Priddy has given his
store and dwelling house an ap
propriate coat of paint and proper
Jack Alley us dreused In
dwelling in. white with the proper
trimre.'ings and now adding more
shall be made under his tobacco
contract for 1935.
PERSONS WHO MAY APPLY
FOR SPECIAL BASE
(1) Former tenants who have
regularly grown tobacco and whc
now own and operate farms.
(2) Tobacco farmers who have
lost their farms through fore
closure since 1929.
(3) Tenants who have been
compelled to move from tobacco
producing farms and who are
now growing tobacco on farms
for which no equitable allotment
can be obtained under tobacco
production adjustment contracts.
(4) Farmers who have re
duced their acreage and pro
duction of tobacco since 1929 to
such an extent that they cannot,
obtain an equitable allotment un
der a production adjustment con
(5) Sons of tobacco farmers
who have recently become of ago
and who now own or rent farms
of their own.
(6) Other tobacco growers who
could not obtain ah equitable al
lotment for tobacco pnxfuctiofK
adjustment oontractat 1 ' '