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THE DANBURY REPORTER
Established 1872 Volume 72 Danbury, N. C., Thursday, Sept. 16, 1943 * * *
Old Belt Tobacco Markets Open Monday, September 20th
The tobacco markets of this
belt will open next Monday, Sep
tember 20, with every prospect
of high prices for the fanners.
The Stokes county crop is all
in, and is an excellent one. The
averages are expected to be at j
least as high as they were in the i
News from the eastern belts re
port high averages except in •
some cases owing to inferior
It is expected that notwith- .
standing government experts an
well as home authorities have ad
vised particularly against crowd- j
ing the markets, that the open- '
ing of the sales will see the usual '
big initial offerings on the wars-!
Many Stokes county farmers
are ready with loads, while some j
have even this early reached the
floors for the first sales.
OPENS OCT Ist
The hunting SOuSOn for Stokes
and surrounding counties will
open October Ist. 1 Last year's '
Season was opened Sept. 15.
The set date for the opsning of
the squirrel, rabbit season for
this year was October 15, but aft
er several citizens had challenged
this late date, the Raleigh officials
advanced the time 15 days.
HAVE NOT FILED
The Triple-A office reports that
there are still some farmers who
have not filed their crop reports,
and as a result have not received
sales cards. The office again '
calls this important matter to the !
attention of those neglecting this
HAMBURGER FRY AT PARK
HONORS CPL., MRS. PETREE
Last Thursday night a group
of Danbury young folks tendered
a hamburger fry to Corporal and
Mrs. George Petree of Orlando,
Fla. The following were in at- ,
tendance: Mr. and Mrs. E!mer
Petree, Mrs. Walter Petree, Sam
uel Lewis, Vance, Marjoric Pep
per, Tlrs. Barlow Bowles, Joseph
Martin, Misses Clarice, Ruby Jea
sup, Robah Smith, and the hon
Mrs. R. A. Ellington of Madi-
Bon, who is the mother of Attor
ney A. J. Ellington of Danbury,
is seriously ill in a Winston Sal
Back The Attack Buy More WAR BONDS
MAY RECEIVE FREE
All farmers who have earned
.their full amount of units or havp
j ordered enough material to make
| the rest of their units are eligible
to receive absolutely free extra '
material up to the amount th ?y i
first earned. Orders nay be plac-!
Ed with the Triple-A office in
AAA Issuing Report
On Soil Building
! • I
j The AAA office here is now
j sending out reports on how .piuch'
of the Soil Building Payment
farmers Tiave earned to dale.
This amount does not include the
late practices, such as lespedezu
and rye that is left, and repre
sents only those practices which
' were turned in on the first pcr-
j The County AAA has on hand
crimson clover seed, vetch and
Austrian winter peas, all of which '
' are excellent cover crops and will j
| count toward earning your pay
ment. The cost of either of these
materials is deducted from your
1943 payment; or, if you have al
ready used up your 1943 pay
ment, you may have it charged 1
against the 1944 program. The j
cost of crimson clover is $12.85 j
per hunfired; vefcß is $12.50 per
hundred; anfl Austrian winter
peas is $7.50 per hundred pounds.
We also have the inoculation for
these seed at the office.
Lime and phosphate may sti'.l
be ordered through this office. To
speed deliveries of either of these ;
materials, orders should be placed!
at once. The cost of lime is $3 I
per ton. A load of lime consists
of six tons.
The price of superphosphate
varies.. Eighteen percent phos
phate is 78 cents per 100 pounds;
19 percent is 82 cents per hun
dred pounds; 20 percent is 871
cents per hundred pounds. There j
is also a delivery charge of 10
cents per bat, (100 pounds) on
Ciders for any of the above
material may be placed with the 1
AAA office in Danbury. The lime
and phosphate will be delivered
to your farm. The seed may be
obtained by coming to Danbury
and cainng by the County Office, j
(The from the
AAA office, Danbury).
The 92nd Medical Battalion of
the U. S. Army is scheduled to ar
rive her for field exercises Mon
day, September 20th.
DON'T LET THE BOYS DOWN
The immortal Fifth Army of the United States
is engaged now in a death grapple with the Ger
mans in Southern Italy.
Commingled with our gallant forces are many j
| North Carolinians and possibly quite a number
of our Stokes county boys. '
I They are making a record of heroism that will
be read with pride and enthusiasm in the future 1
pages of history.
Can we afford to let these boys down that they
may not be equipped and armed and fed to en
jable them to fight on to victory?
Can we afford to let these noble boys, who are
making the great sacrifice, know that Stokes
'county did not do her part in the great Victory
We cannot —we will not fail.
Our armies need planes and more plane?, tanks,
bombs, ships and food. With these they will
! Every person in Stokes county should do his or
her part by buying all the bonds they can pay
It does not mean giving, but' LENDING to the
It is the safest investment in the world today, j
and the most attractive buy.
Do you know what will happen if the nation
fails to raise the Third War Loan?
I It will mean that the Government must resort to
! issuing new money, which means INFLATION
Inflation means for instance, $25.00 for a pair
,of shoes, $5.00 for a pound of meat, $200.00 for
a suit of clothes, etc.
Lend your money to the Government and
while keeping down inflation, you help the boys
■in the army, navy -and air forces press on to
Willis Mabe, 17, Twice
Arrested For Violation
Of Liquor Laws
• Willis Mabe, aged 17 of Stikcs
county, who was arrested W>.d
|nesday on charges of violating
jthe internal revenue law and re
leased on bond, was arrested
again today for operating a stil'.
Officers seized the 200-gallcn
copper still located approxirrrate
'ly 250 yards from the home of
Mabe's father and mother with
whom he lives. Five hundred
gallons cf mash for making li
quor were also seized.
Mabe was bound to count un
der bond of $500.00.
Walnut Cove High
Organizes 4-H Club
(High School Reporter)
The student body of Walnut
Cove High School met with Mr.
the principal, and Mr.
I ".Vhitaker, assistant county agon£,
l today in the school auditorium to
organize the 4-H Club.
The Club elected their officers
- for 1913-44, as follows:
I Don Tuttle, president; Jean
* Carol Beck, vice-president; Jean
1 TThTT, secretary-treasurer; Bettv
'• Jo Fallin, Donald Stephens, son.^
1 leaders, Jean Carol Beck, piano
- accompanist. Patsy Todd, repoit-
Y r '
•i The Walnut Cove High School
, I r
I welcomes Mr. Whitaker to Stokes
A Texas farmer ran the follow
ing advertisement in his lo'-nl
newspaper: "Strayed—one Jersey
heifer. To the one who returns
j her I will give a big drink of "Old
Crow" whiskey, made in 1915".
The next morning theve v re rv'ne
men with Jersey heifers standing
II in the yard.
By Mrs. E. G. LAWSON
Lawsonville. —The farmers of
i thi a sectoin are busy getting their
; tobacco ready for the market,
j The Lawsonville High School is
moving along and students are on
■ their way with their studies.
I Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Thomas,
( and daughter, Ann Ray, and Miss
ißummell SfsTf'and Miss Martha
Hamm spent the week-end with
relatives at King.
The young people of the com
munity held a picnic Saturday af
! ternoon. Those attending were
Rev. Ivan Stevens, Clay Moor?,
Burnette and Glenn Lawson,
Misses Marie Moore, Annie Mao
Lawson, Elaine Stevens, Winifred
Spencer. A contest was put oa
by Marie Moore and Annie M:; ■
Lawson, Burnette Lnw:;on bein;
the inner of the prize, a picture
of Jesus Chiist. The group san;4
several hymns after which a ses
sion of prayer and dismissal.
They then joined the prayer band
'led by Jese Martin at the hotne
of Homie Moore.
Private Clarence Handy spent
several days furlough recentl /
| with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
j Willie Handy. He also visited
Mary Ruth Sheppard spent a
short while with Annie Mae Law
Miss Eula Tilley was home a
few days this week. She is em
ployed by Du Pont at Martins
William Simmons, Turner Wood
and P.oss Lawson of the U. 3.
Army recently spent furloughs
with their parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Neal hon
ored their son, Douglas, at a
birthday party Tuesday evening,
with" several of the little folks
taking part. The table was filled
, with good things to eat.
j Mrs. Lorene Tucker, Mrs.
i Woodall, the music teacher of the
Lawsonville school, spent Satur
i uay in Winston-Salem,
i j Mrs. E. G. Eawson, Annie Mac,
' Betty Jo and Private First Class
: Ross Eawson attended preaching
>, at Minnie's Chapel Sunday.
• | Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Lawson
j visited Mr. and Mrs. Charlie
1 , Bingham Sunday at Sandy Ridge
MRS ELIZABETH BOGTR
DIES AT WALNUT COM
j Mrs. Elizabeth Boger, S'.i
s d'ed too ay at her home at Wal-
I nut Cove a.'ter an illness of three
■ j wecke. She will be buried Sun
Ijc'r.y morning at 11 o'clock at Sal
em ("I'-.'po! Christian Church.
* * * Number 3,719.
i KING NEWS
By E. P. NEWSUM
King, Sept. 16.—Divorce is the
: hash made out of domestic scrapj.
• —Misses Goldie Howel, Curtia
Beam and Mrs. Maggie Hazelton
) and son have returned to Char«
i lotte after spending a few dava
liere the guests of Miss Katd
. Stone on West Main Street. >
' | Thomas William McGee has en«
1 tered Oak Ridge Military College
1 for the year.
Waldo Flvnn has accepted a posU
tion at Cherry Point and has al*
ready entered on his new duties.
! Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Johnson
are spending their vacation at
I Gray Moore has accepted a po«
i fition as .salesman with Gentry
, C. O. I'oyks, wi:u 1,• -1«!.-• a posi
. ti'ia with tlio (! uuiui Lines at
r P.al-'i;;!i, is spending a lew days
. at his hnie here.
Tile following patients under-
J went tonsil removal operations
a hero last week: Alford George o£
Pfafftown; Miss Rogena Callo-
t way of Tobaccoville; Miss Barba
,• 1 ra Jean Naylor of Winston-Sal
. em; Miss Vilna Bishop of Ger
i manton; Miss Bettie Riser of
j Walnut Cove and Alton Lawsen
t oi Lawsonville.
- j Mr. and Mrs. Robe IloukeC
jhave been notified by the War Dc
i partment of the death of their
■ son, Sergeant Drewy TTW,-.
■, er, killed in action in Si
cily. This is the second Kins bov
' to lose his life in the war.
' | Well, here's the stork's report
' for last week: to Mr. and Mrs.
Russell Tut tie, a daughter; to Mr.
and Mrs. John H. Keaton, a son;
to Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bdrrow,
' a son; to Mr. and Mrs. Chester
Cook, a daughter and to Mr. and
j Mrs. Robert Easter, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boles havo
'' received notice from the War Dc
partment that their son, Bonson
*i Boles, has been seriously wounded
1 j There is some improvement in
the condition of Joe Stone, who
, ! has teen quite sick at his horns
on West Main street for the past
n , few days.
L | An 3 that's the news from h
Mrs. Docie Nelson, mother of
Jones Nelson, is serir.isly iil in a
; Winston-Salem hospital.
[-' R. W. Simmons of Luwsonvillo
e was here Wednesday accompanied
by his son, Sergeant Wm. R. Sin *
1- moiis who is in the service loca
ted at Camp Chaffee, Ark.