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THE DANBURY REPORTER
Will Be Held In
The Stokes County Triple-A of
fice has been notified by the For
syth Triple-A that a terracim
demonstration is t» be lit id i:i
Forsyth county May 2 and 3.
The fir:-:t demonstration is sche
duled at 2:00 p. m. on Floyd J.
Teague's larm, ten miles south of
Winston-Salem on the Win.ston-
Salem-High Point road, near .•
Sinclair service station. The sec
ond demonstration -May 3—will
be held at 2:03 p. ni. on .1. F.
Stanley and S. O. Linvile farms,
one nii!c down ReiJsville road >' i
Highway Xo. IJSS, from junction
of \V;;!!:ertown roads. (in;»ire fir
directions at Mori Is Service St
tion at junction).
The dealers expected to demon
strate equipment 'ire W. W. Mines
Ruule »>. Winston-Salem, with
Ford equipment and Hauscr Joyce
Implement Company, Winston-Sa
lem, with Allis-Chalmers equip
Interested Stokes farmers are
urged to attend this demonstra
Milk Receipts For
Stokes Farmers Is
$125,000 For Year
.5y the County Agent)
Stokes counly fanners received
i: approximately $125,000.00 for
milk sold to Coble Dairies from
January 1, 1943 to December 31,
1943. They have sold nearly
3,000,000 pounds of milk or 200,-
ofo gallons. This milk was pro
duced by around 300 producers.
According to Clarence Martin,
Coble Dairies, the receiving sta
tion at Walnut Cove has paid out
$231,644.22 for 5.806,522 pounds
of milk received here during 1943.
This is truly producing food fot
1 the war effort. It is anticipated
and Tro,"Ti "mat 1944 sales will be
much larger than previous sales.
Also iTus points out that people
> will not go broke selling milk.
. Any farmers who are not now
selling milk and who have a sur
plus should get in touch with
their community milk haulers.
Coble Dairies or the County
Agent's Office. Produce every
gallon of milk you can for on.-
t sons and daughters in unifon i
they need it.
Death of John
Jol a Rierson Lnwson of Law
[ sonville, one of the best citizens
and farmers of that section of the
Edic-d suddenly Inst week
stroke of paralysis.
... was buried Sunday at the
Snow Creek Primitive Baptist
cemetery. The rites were attend
ed by a large crowd of relatives
BIG RAT KILLING
STOKI S COUNTY EXTENSION
. .SERVICE TO SPONSOR RAID
ON RODENTS; GET IN
TOUCH WITH THE Al riIOR
Stokes County Extension Serv
ic will sponsor a rat-killing cam
paign under the direction of L. C.
Whitehead, District Agent for Ro
dent Control, Raleigh.
Rats are easily killed on any
farm, but the effectiveness of
any rat killing program is determ
ine! by the number of farm;,
towns, and individuals that tnk
'il: vain' of baby chicks killed
ia S - .: l:cs county this sprin:;
wo.~. pvTTiaps, pay for the en
tire cost of killing the rats in oui
The number of buildings on a
farm wiil determine the cost of
the control. Generally speaking,
the cost will be from SI.OO to
$1.50 per farm or residence in
Each person n Stokes ccunty
will be given a chance to have
the rats killed on his place It
will be necessary for the Count}
Agent to know the number of
people who wish fo have the sen-,
ice, so that the proper amour i of
bait may be prepared,
j Communities should work to
gether so that every building wi'l
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Out Of State
i For the first time in 104 years,
North Carolina is destined to
j elect a governor who was born in
| Both of the major candidates,
Ralph McDonald and R. Gregg
; Cherry, were born outside the
I Tar Heel State. Both decided on
North Carolina as a good place to
work and live.
' Cherry vCas born in York coun
ty, S. Car. McDonald was
born in Omaha, 111. As a baby.]
he was taken to Arkansas and
was reared in that State. Lik'
C' - '.ry, he received his higher i
education at Duke. '
One of these men, barring a
tremendous upset, will be \i>!'i
Carolin.Vr. next Governor.
It was is 10 that North Carolina
j - for the first and only time
riveted a (Jovcrnor born in anoth
er State. He was the able Jolia
Motley Morehead, a native ci
Pittsylvania county, Va.
! To go a little deeper into hies
tory, Morehead was the second
' Governor elected by popular vote
in North Carolina. The first was
Edward Bishop Dudley, a native
of Onslow county and a resident
of New Hanover when he was
elected in 1836.
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, April 27, 1944.
When the Bubble Busted
It was at a great Atlanta hotel. Plates
had been laid for 250.
The tables were banked with fluffs of
immaculate linen. Silver scintillated
under the blazing lights.
Through the aisle:; floated incense of
roses from the deep South.
A band in the balcony throbbed en
chanting- music, leading number "Hail
to the Chief."
Back in the cold refrigerators reposed
huge stacks of Budweisci. On side ta
bles cut-glass wine cups awaited the ef
There was food —delicious viands that
would abundantly satisfy inner man.
The chef was there, panopli .cl, ready to
But—you ask —what was the occasion?
Why, child, didn't you know—it was
the launching of the Byrd-for-President
Georgia was vieing for the distinguish
ed honor of presenting a palpitant deb
utante for the nation's most coveted
(The idea, I think, fumigated in the
fuzzy brain of Cotton Ed Smith of South
Well, what about it?
There was a painful wait of 40 minutes
Then 51 men and five women showed
A photographer that got in somehow
pictured a bleak looking feast setting.
The head waiter in his full dress suit,
looked at his watch, sighed, then signal
The waiters, disconsolate, began to
tote off the fluffy linen, the butter and
the scintillating silverware.
The Byrd boom had busted. The eve
ning-suited sponsors, not yet drunk,
sidled, spoofed, and then placated their
napkins, and like the Arabs, folded their
tents and silently stole away.
The brilliant and distinguished
Virginian was thtfs sacrificed by his fool
The Byrd strategy was always bad.
The Byrd tactics were doomed from the
start. Byrd lo one oi the star Haters.
He never saw in the New Deal anything
but wild, destructive spending which
wa i sure to bankrupt the nation. Byrd
ntver had any plank in h ; - platform but
an ill-advised one which said: "Sit on
the barrel head."
Senator Byrd's theme was never any
thing but "Hell, look what it costs."
Byrd's friends gradually disappeared
in the fog that settled around. Senator
Bailey had flirted a little, then ensconse
ed himself with: "I am with you if the
President doesn't choose to run for a
Barkley secured a rapprochement.
Now he is campaigning for a IVth.
Congressman Dough ton shut up in his
shell, with his latch string hanging on
There are Many morals, but one of the
most potent ig this:
"Don't tackle a buzz gaw."
New York. Major Generi.i
Lewis B. Herohey, national uiiv.-
vor of Selective Service said i.«st
night that the J'».0,000 n:en be
.Avetn IS ai:d o'i who have be.-a
rejected for the draft, about cjaa!
Jie size of the nation's pre c.H
! overseas forces.
Hershey said the num'ocr ol
' men unfit to fight in this war is
. larger than the size of the navy
j and the marine corps, and that
ithe armed forces would have ha i
: no need cf men over 30 if 2.100,.
000 un ir that age h.id been able
to physic lly qualify for service.
1 Ar.img exam:: - , d men below 2:
j years, he said. l.:on.nMl are men
tally or phYMtali/ unfit.
Speaking at t".> .»:.Miean A&-
jsociation for Health, physical ed
ucation and recreation conference,
le urged that education seek to
I . .
prevent a similar situation in the
"The numbers rejected," he
said, "raise a question as to
whether or not we have left phy
sical, mental and emotional de
velopment to chance for a rather
large part of our youth."
WAR 1812 VETERAN'S
Residents of Winston-Salem.
Grcensooro and King, Stokes
county, will be interested to learn
that the grave of Abraham John
son, a veteran • f the War of
1812, has been located and mark
ed with a government marker.
Johnson is buried in the Newsuir
graveyard, about four miles south
west of King. He served in Gen.
Montfort Stokes' division.
Johnson was a son of Henry
Johnson who moved from Virginia
to Stokes conty in 1775, died in
ISO 9 and is buried at Bunker Hill
cemetery near Kernersville. His
children were Abraham, subject
of this sketch: Ruth, who mar
ried William C'ampctt; Chloe
; who married Jacob Idol, and Han-
Inah, who married Roberson St if
| The Johnsons, Clamjetts, IdoN,
Stacc rds ci! ninny other pror. >
nent families of Greer>.«k,) , >
the surroundin-.r t
Tuck i-• «if Win-' >r S,•!•■:' t'-
Newborns, Stones, Boyles Mock l !
S; v'nk - Hendricks, i; :t •;
Kiibys and ninny other promir.
families of King ami the stirrou
(ling community at" Johnson d
J. A. Dillon Sells Hotel
J. A. Dillon has sold the Cove
hotel at Walnut Cove to C. M.
fleets of Winston-Salem after
owning it but a few days. Thj
new owner expects to make this
property an apartment house and
will effect extensive Improve
ments. ~ " j..
VARIETY AND SOURCE OF
Unless the home grown seed
stock is known to be free of black
rot, scurf and stem rot (wilt),
Certified Porto Rico seed should
be procured under recommenda
tions of the X. C. Ciop Improve
j-.ur.t Association, Raleigh, X. C.
The Louisiana and North Caro
in i strains of lTie "orto Rico va
riety have been systematically se
lected for color of skin and flesn
and other desirable characterist
iis which make it the most pop
.:! : \ :riety with the consuming
li . (Good see.l are still avail
- ab'- >. Small seed pot a
; not rccommendid for
s d st" S.:ch seed produce
I small an-J we-tk plants.
The si e i stock should be disin
fected by dipping for 10 minutes
,ir. a solution of mecuric chlorid?,
one ounce to eight gallons of
' water at 90 to 100 degrees F. or
dip in New Improved Semesan
| Eel solution for one minute, one
pound to 7 1-2 gallons of watc,
or dip in a borax solution for 10
'minutes, one pound to five gallons
:of water, to destroy any surface
J t orne disease produfcing organ
ism that might be present on the
potato. After treating, spread
potatoes out to dry in the shade
and bed without washing. Di
seased potatoes cannot be curei
by seed treatment.
PL AXT BED PREPARATION
It is thought that the general
use of manure heated hoUe has
probably been parti.' responsible
for the spreading of sweet potato
diseases. Manure is usually con
taminated with sweet potato di
seases and plant roots coming in
contact with it may become in
fected. If it is necessary to use
manure to force plants, be sure to
place it at least 3 to 4 inches be
low the potatoes. • 1 .. '
I After the seed potatoes hav|
been placed in the row or beds,
i they should be covered with 2 to
3 inches of clean sand or sandy
, scsil. The plant bed then should
be kept moist but not wet.
Plants should fce -e.M'y for set
ting in the fi Id i ;) -I to (j weeks
with f. virablt .veat'Hr condi
Ha vv feed Payments
Mrk Stilus Must lie in
lU'hvcen May 16-Ist
I ,;; i".v Ft e.l IV ;nents will be
'made for Mir ii and April at the
rate of ,v- per hundred pounr's o."
,milk. acording to an an.iounce
made by tfic AAA office -.his week.
These payments wlil be made
at one time, so for mers are asked
to ke?p tneir March stub 3 until
they receive both stubs for April.
The March and April s'.ubs must
be turned in to the AAA office be
tween May 10 ar.cl Jv.ne 1.