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Halaigh—Plaaa tor Nm|«bnli| u4 wj greatly ■>■<*» Ito Nd
Admlalatratloa orgaalsailoa la Nortk Carolina ara batag usSarlsbsa this
' »»i> by Stat* rood Admiaiatrator Hoary A. Page who kaa Jaet returned tro«
• coaioroaco ot hall rood Administrators with Herbert Moo Tor and hie Ma#
at WaaStagtoa Mr. Page brlnga bach from Waahlagtoa tho laproaaloa aad
lafsrma iloa thai all (OTamaMBlal agenclea aro aettllag dowa lo hard work la
aalirlpalloa of a war ot at laaal two or throo years' duraUoa All ageaciea an
proCtlng by thotr put experience aad nmuotkar raantag aad mora effective
operation may ba aailclpaCi>d from now on
Ta Employ Inspectoxa
Oi« Important feature of Mr I'air'i now plan callo Ibr tba appointment
of a numbar of laapa< tort who will divide thalr entire lima lo Invest Igalioae
of alleged violations sal lo tha examlnatloa of bakers. arroaata and involoeo
and other records of wboleaale aad retail dealers, bottling wnrka. drug stores.
Ira rream manufacturing planta ao<la fnunialna. flour mllla. cotton seed oil
■ilia, ati Wb«a tba new ayatein of inape< Uoa la effective tha elaborate re
|artN wlrii It bava been required of ail ll« enaeU dealers or titanufscturera will
b every giaatly alMitilfled Tha extnestua ot tk nrganlxation will Impoaa ao
many additional administrative duties upon Mr I'sga and executive >aa»
lary Lu>aa that an tuireaee la tba offha Maf? will alao ba nereasary.
Sugar Regulation Rigid.
In no Inatanca will thorn ba a greater "lightening up" nr mora rigid en
forcement of regulation* than with tboao that apply to augar Mr Page's
off I. r la alrwedy receiving frum refiners and shippers of sugar alai emeats
ahowlng Id detail every shipment of augar Into Nortb Carolina. Tn the Imme
diate future every dealer who handlea augar will ba required to keep an abeo
lutn re urd of all salea of augar from one pound up. No atated rporta from
these particular recorda will be required bul aurh alalod reports from Ihaaa
pa tlrular racorda will ba required but aui h recorda will be aubja'ct to ezaml
nation by Food Admlnlalratlon Inspectors at any and all llmee
All i ommerclal ua> ra of augar who dlaragard tha rationing plea of augar
Instituted May 16th will ba disciplined Certfllralaa are being Issuetf only for
augar nupplles up In July flrat and many commercial uaera bare failed to
apply for blanka upon whlcb to make their gworn atatementa and to apply
for certlflcalao because il-ey bare already raarbed or excaadad tblr allot
ment of augar Not only will aurh uaera hare their aupptlee equalised after
July flrat but la the abeenco af tbelr aworn atatementa by June 15th. thay will
ba penalised aa wall. Tba Pood Administration demaada of all commercial
uaera of augar explanation of thalr statue not later thaa June 16th. aad ao car
tttcates will bo Issued after Juao 16th except under sach circumetancne aa
will satisfy the Pood Administration that tbe delay ta maklag sworn state
ment and applytag for certificates was justified—and It is Indicated that
eome tall ai pie In lag will bo aeeeeeaiT ta bring a boat this ooavtcUoa.
Wholaaalars or Jobbers who sell sugar or a near syrup to commercial
aosra without receiving la exchange certlflcatea lsaaed by tha Pood Admla
tratlon will hare thalr llcoaoea revoked. Retailers who make auch sales wtll
ba blacklleted aad ba pat oat of baslaasa by that procoao.
Mini *iur FWWIt
Tit* raise aad regulatioaa of the Food Administration with nprl t
Mriini of prolt on foodstuff* wtU henceforth b« more rigdly enforced aad
through the assistance of the Inspectors who will be pat la ths Said, profits
wfll ba checked from tba aad aaaraat tha rouumar Where the ralail price
ef a commodity saasas to ba unreaeonable tha ratallar will bo called upon M
■how his margia. If his margin la reasonable tha Inspector will go to tha
wholesaler aad If his margin waa reasonable tha pursuit will eoatiaoe to tha
asanufsrtnrer or miller or other producer ft baa not been practicable ta
tallow this eearee ia tha past bacaaae af tha lach of force ta aake tha lave*
To stimulate aad render affect J re tha new system, coasnmers are now ta
Wftad to report apparently excesalra prices to their County or Toamehip Food
AAainiatrator aad retailers who are charged apparently excessive prices by
Wholesalers or Jobbers are Invited to bring such prices to the attention of tha
Oae class of dealers and millers the rood Administration proposes ta ge
after comprises millers and dealers In corn meal aad other cereal snbetitatee
who hare taken advantage of the tour shortage and "tO-M" combination sale
la extort unreasonable profits on corn meal and similar producta. Tha
wheat conservation program baa bean hide back by profiteers la corn meal aad
ether cereal substitutes and these gentlemen evtdntly have something com
lag to them from ths Food Administration
"The Food Administration in North Carolina aad throughout the United
Itatee has determined to make Itself 100% effective," declared Mr. Page la
discussing the situation -la every instance tha legitimate Interest of pre
durer consumer aad dealer will bo conssrvsd, bat wilful violations of Food
, Administration ralss and regulations, designed as war measures to as slat oar
Oovernment In winning thle war, will not be tolerated and will be paalshed ta
fha extent of tha law. Oar new system of Inspection, reiaforoed by tw
authority ta require special reports of any dealer, claaa at dealers or iadV
▼Idusls at any time, aad tha authority of our inspectors te examine books,
accounts, invoices and other records of all dealers will enable as to promptly
spot violations aad punish offenders This greater effectlvenees will re
dound to the benefit of patriotic and honest and unaelflah producere aad dealers
aa well as consumers." f
IMPORTATIONS OF FLOUR IS TABOO
•TATE FOOD ADMINISTRATOR HENRY A. PAGE CALLS UPON DEALER#
TO REFRAIN FROM ORDERING FURTHER FLOUR FROM OUTSIDE
MILLS—"NORTH CAROLINA HAS HER SHARE."
Ral*lgh.—Furth*r Importation* of floor Into North Carolina until the next
harvest are la effect forbidden by State Pood Administrator Henry A. Pace.
The practice of Soar coneervatloa la North Carollaa haa been ao general, aad
the saving ao greaL that a large number of the (mail mlUa which hare bera
te fti re been able only to supply the Immediate communities have acruaalated
aoaslderabla quantities of flour which la available for shipping to other mar
ksta It la the purpose of Mr. Pag* to divert this Soar to those marheta la
North Carollaa which hare heretofore Imported Soar from the larger mills
aatalde the State, which, almost without eiceptloa. ire la poeltlon to pack
tomr lor aaport aad supply the demands of the Army aad Nary aad oar Alllee.
The Peod AdBklnlftratlon wlU assist la biiagla^ together those mills
wMeh hare Boar for sale aad th* Sealers la other sections of the Stat* who
Aeslra to purchaae It. Mr. Pag*'* statemecU Inauguratlag the new plan
Js as follows :
"Baaed oa the total sappty In ths Ualted State* for boa* consumption,
and considering the decreaaed consumption by our people, th*r* 1* within
the borders of North Carollaa oar *har* and more of flour This belag true, I
am telllag on th* wljoieeale and retail merrhaata of North Carollaa to refraia
from a eel tag further order* for flour to mills outsld* of North Carollaa. Ths
largsr mills which h**e been accustomed to ship tremendous quantities of
•oar Into North Carolina are most of them close to export point* aad all of
feeffl are la poeltlon to pack flour tor export. Where merchants In some
»arts of North Carolina could secure Sour from oat aide mill* cheaper lhaa
they can from North Carollaa mills which bare flour available, I am going to
aak them to take the boras Boar even at a higher price.
"I da not pretend to say that thera la aufflclant Hoar la North Carollaa t«
•appty anything like the' aormal demand What I do mean to aay la that If
we are to supply oar Allies with th* quaatlty they muat bar*, w* hay* as
■raeh Soar la North Carollaa as w* are entitled to aad as mach la proportlaa
as th* people of aay other State or aarlloa aad w* bar* ao right to mars "
Mr. Pag*"* request to Soar dealers to refraia from parahaslng Soar eat
•Ida th* State I* not aa order but K I* rary clearly Indicate* la the office af
the Feed Adataletratios lhat all dealers WIN ha eipertad to notapiy with tfca
Mm r*gn*M aad that aay dlsra«ard of the raqseet will ha looked tfo* with
■Mm Mkw by the Pood Administrate*.
That UM ha* baa« a decline at M
par rant in the poultry iatetrj la
tlx United 8tataa ataca MM
That every farm «heald keep 1M la
200 hana to conigaw waita feed, '
bug a, and inaacta, and thua protect
fruit, and crape, and produca awa
That the poultry population of tha ,
Stata today ia approximately r>
572430, wbila our farm will main
tain twica thia numbar. •
That 'the war haa brought meatleaa
daya which tha (rowing of mora
poultry by farmer* ran help to
That there ia produced in North
Carolina annually 37,14ft ,90»"> dozen
ciggn, vnlued at .10 rent- per dozen,
* which would lie fIl,i4<4,ff7l. If
thia quantity wu doubled, it would
mean over $22.'»00,000. To double
the output of broiler* wiould amount
to a similar amount of increased
wealth in the State.
That one reason for the decline in
the raising of fowls and turkey* ,
• in North ''aroliw i due to the
worthies* roaming dogs.
That the county demonstration agent*
of thi* state, who are the spokes
men for the farmer* in their county
■tats that one of the reason* why
turkey* are not (rrown i* because
of the uncontrolled dog.
fhat we *hould pay tribute to an
industry which could b« made to
bring a return of $20,000,000 to
North Carolina annually, and not
to an industry which demoralize*
That poultry furnish the best and
cheapest animal food, and valuable
That worthless roaming dog* con
tract and spread rabies, an a men
ace to the poultry and turkey in
dustries kill and maim sheep spread
hof cholera, and are parasites to
rhat the North Carolina Poultry As
sociation needs your moral and fi
nancial support to help foster the
poultry industry and control the
other ravages mentioned above.
You can tret in touch with this or
ganization at West Raleigh, N. C.
J-Boat's Brutal Treatment of
London, England.—The crew of a
German submarine wan brutal in its
reatment of the crew of the Glasgow
teamer Ella*ton, sunk some days ago
'.euter's Limited learns. The steam
er was shelled for three and a half
tours. The Britiah captain returned
hf gunfire until hia ammunition was
■one and then ahRhdooed the vessel,
A'hich the submarine crew boarded
and aunk by bombs. The captain ta>
taken priaoner on boarl the U-boat.
The drinking waver in one ol the
lifeboats was removed and I ho G-r
•nans a'vi *ook the th". sails and all
the oars, except two, leaving the
I British to find land as be*t they were
ible. The other lifeboat, vhith wa i
not molested, was p;-K« J up by a
-chooner near Lai Palmar, Canaiy
Islands. The first lifeboat suffered
great hardship and did not reach l.aj
Palmas until nine days after the other
Plant for Profitable Crops^
•nd the Early Varieties of
ITO UN, EARLY WILSON,
BLACK AND THE EARLY
All of the** can be aafely planted
In thle section In June and the In
dication* are that theae will make
a good profitable money crop fop
aale ae market Roane and Peaa
another aoaaon. Indications are that
nothing Ilk* aa many Rlackeyo Peaa
are being planted thl* year aa usual.
Thl* should make for good prlooa
The early varieties of Soja Roan*
alway* cell conelderably higher than
other Soja Roan*.
Write for "Wood'* Crop Special,"
giving price* and full Information
•bout Soja Rean*, Oow Pees and all
Seasonable Seeds. Mailed fro*
T. W. Wood & Sons,
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I ' i ■ .i ■ i
ty Britiah limft were pubUabad
roatorday. It i* explained that the
enfer hours of daylight enable see
rfanif. tifhipt and kHt (miiloom to
taaiat materially ia hunting down
J-boata. Huanmer condition* favor
he submarine hyntcrs whose inces
sent searching of the seaa forre.
•erman craft to seek deeper waters.
An oheenrer in a British towing bal
oon sighted certain things which, to
lis trained eye, indicated the presence
>f a U-boat at a great depth.
Depth charge* were dropped and
he oubmarine was obliged to shifi it* i
Kwition. The halltoon continued on
vatch and an hour later a submarine
vas fihwrvwl to rmrrfr" a lor.g dir.
ance away on the horimn ami start
helling a sailing veaael. The balloon
va« t»wed rapidly to the rpot and in
he meantime the U-bort wa« forced
0 submerge by shcts from the t'v.
njj v«*>«d. Under the direction of tin
tullooon observer the towing vp.-el
jot over the track of ti e U -boa t ami
Iropped nine depth rha-irci. A large
luantity of oil rnme to the ntrface,
pnading gradually until it covered
in area of a quare mile.
A British dirigible sighted a U-boat
(Harking a merchantman. The di-:
-igible rearhed the spot just after tile
.'-boat submerged and dropped a
>omb three feet asiem. A quantity'
>f oil came to the surface. The diri-1
rible dropped a second bomb, scoring
1 direct hit and lifting the submarine
xi the surface momentarily after1
vhich it disappeared in a pool of oil.
A seaplane sighted a U-boat sub
nerging and dropped a bomb which |
>rought a quantity of air bubbles to'
J»e surface. The seaplane dropped
I second bomb into the center of the
:humed water and a great quantity of
>il cam* to th* surfiace. The dis
turbance continued for to long a time
t was evident the submarine was mor
Tlurt la now •
Mi(«dM flgfcting fa
later of Matlotu! Iwilii ia mi ad-'
draw today at Whitchurch
"Tfco piwuaint an ww calling
men froai agriculture, cual mines, and
munition factories," aaid Sir A ark
land, "and alao from all the other vital
and aaaantial induatriea which they'
have dona thoir boat to ronaarve and
develop. THa daciaioa to do that wa< *
coniiidarod vary gravely before it w»
"In the next few weak a everything
depends upon our maintaining tha ar-1
miaa and, Heavy aa la tha call now
hem( mada upon agriculture, I can
not Nay that it will na the end of tl>»
rall to ha made on that industry, he
c%u*e there is no uaa of maintaining
an induatrv, however vital, unless
«tcp« are taken to secure victory in
the Arid, becau-e victory we must
"People "peak of impoosihilitiea hut
wa have done impossible thing* be
fore, and we hava to gn on doing f hem.
Although the m<*n are r>p:rif drawn'
from civil life, the women will nave
tin. as thev have done before."
Should wc take counsel of some
of our pro-German alarmists we ^
would be disposed to believe that there
was but little chance of our soldier
boys ever returning to their native'
heath. It in assuring to know that.
the danger, however great, has been '
The Military Hospitals Commis
sion of Quebec has kept an accurate
account of the casualties of Cana
dian troops and gives the following
results of its observation:
He has 29 chances of coming home |
to one chance of being killed.
He has 98 chances »f recovering
from a wound to two chances of dying. |
Ha has only one chance in 500 of
loaing a limb.
He will live five years longer be
cause of his physical training.
•i*. Umm n (Ml Kfc.
la this war mm bu Mm frMB <U
mmrm to wtrj ioti frMB bullets. Tlta
war ia taaa wasteful than any uOmt
Only tan par cant of all Canadian*
disabled far further sai-vlea have baa*
physically unable ta mn(< ia thair
If your boy ia ona of .he ton (Mr
rant tha r°«*nuMnt wt!l ra-alivata
him in another voration at whi-h ha
ran sarn a living.
Much of tha tolh, m this regard,
has been fftr tha specific purpose of
4iKoura(ln( ■nliatment. Of course
•very-^one know* that death ta a part
of the game of war,"»ml. at best,
the aoldier'4 life is a hard and hazar
dous on. The statistic* rlaarly «hoar
'hat' enlistment does not nerexjtarily
mean wound, t or death.—Alabama
Baptist. n • '
Cotil Defense Needs.
W a "hingtmi, D. C— A llfi.WM),
400 appiop. i-'tion for e-Uibli.hing
balloon and seaplane stations to
guard the United. States against rub
marines and air attack* was suited of
Oongre'* yesterday by the War De
The department desires to establish
lrt stations, 11 of them on the Atlantic
coast and tiiree on the Gulf coast.
Definite locations were not given.
The coast defense plan as submitted
by the department also calls for the
establishment of mobile fortifications
along the coa-Vj by which guns can be
transferred on lailroads from one
point to another to meet possible at
The House Appropriations Commit
tee, to whom the request aent, was in
formed that there were in operation
sufficient Aircraft to defend the coasts
adequately, but that the stations were
Operation of observation balloons
would be largely for signal purposes.
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