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Truck Driver Is
Safer Driv er Than
The Car Ojierator
x.. thpr's kceoer than
wiring his brother's keeper than,
average passenger ear op-j
Ronald Hocutt. director of
^Highway Safeu Division, d,
cUred this week.
Hocutt said accident recoras >?>
file with the safety division indicaU
Sat truck dr.vers ^ a who'e ^
a better safety record tea
of private paaenger CV?- ?
During the first six
4 841 passenger car^ in\
sute were involved in traffic accr
deru and 828 trucks were involved
n.i I 7?ir - eWl.?
Tr?-'Vwcid' i.i Truck and passenger
car neg ist rat ions ... the State run at
00'? passt*nger cars
'"It first glance." Hocutt said, u
would appear from these igu^
that the lafityr-rd^^/ ^c,
ger car operators ?i; ? ,lU, 1hjs
r)T-i\*or b dD1 U' f ' .1
. ->w at on a I>ul 1 "
d"X" "ukf 11 to consideration tin
,?t that the mileage of the average
passenger car is considerablj> lcm?r
truck 'lYuck^are driven many more
miles and are on the road man
more hours than passenger cars a
a rule .and thus trucks are
ed to a far greater accidtnt
ure than puss.ngei <ar
The safetv director told "t in
. - -u. recently wa
transport driver who recertUy. w;
awarded a certifies!' foi driv.
years without an accid.-n
??It took a f <? w,
ing to get this' commented
dri"'r .. ...a truck driver
Hocutt said must tru.k ,
practice "te ?, 1
consists not only of keeping du-nv
selves out of trouble, lo t o f
lorcing Other di iwi> ii
that f?suU m accinrntE.
rourieous and mori- consig n
5K 7SSU <?* ?*??
issist drivers of pa s. ? g< r i ? >
;hejr lights thJ
Itl Tie," a. ' < mi. . up from j
behind know that ? safe to pa^ ?
In general, the trues drivers of tins
state are a pretty courteous and car.
ful group of drivers
? Many passenger car operators u
who are" prone to cuss truck drtvenc,
should examine their own driving
Excessive Kains Mar
Cotton Seed Ouality
Heavy rains about ?h. middle of
August'and frequent powers since
A.Ugusi a?>w -m
then have caused ronsidciat
age to open and cracked cotton bolls
according to P 11. K.me, agronomist^
ul thc^ialcXnllcgi touauat -St- ..
Of tho !
'"as a result. .1 is anticipated that ^
seed from the first picking will be |
of poor quality in the southern and
eastern parts of the State Seed from !
bolls which have been open for sev- .
doiis wnuii ???" ? .
eral days will germinate
Where the bolls cracked, the
age has been much worse
Kime recommends that where cot
ton is badly damaged the crop be
picked over as soon as it is dry
enough. After ginning the
should be sold to the oil mill, since
the risk of their germinating pi?p ,
rrly is ^nn prn>it ~ 7j
If the farmer visheg V> saw seed
he should wait until IhjIIs are pro
duced that are not weather-damag
ed Handling seed cotton after it
Care exercised in harvesting ant
storing seed cotton or seed will pre
vent much damage caused by heal
A large acreage of this year s crop
is eligible for certification by the
North Carolina Crop Improvement
Association Kime explained thai
cotton grown from seed of approved
varieties secured direct from breed
ers is eligible, provided it meets the
t ?? ifu,A cimiH i
era ii r --
requirements for certified seed.
Seed certifiad last year are also
eligible for certification tbis_year_if_
Knudsen Checks Production
William S. Knudsen (center), chairman of the national defense commit
tee, and Major General Henry H. Arnold, chief of the army air corpa,
look over production facilities of the Vultee Aircraft factory at Los
Angeles during current tour of the nation's plane planta. They are
accompanied by Major K. li. Wolf (left).
Nazi Bomb Hurls Bus Into Air
Terrific power of the (ierman bombs being dropped on London is demon
strated by this view of tho British capital's business section. A big bus
has been hurled against the side of a building by one of the high explosive
blasta. Where building once stood at right i* now only a mass of
wreckage. Photo was Hashed by radio to New Y'ork.
In Canadian Post
In line with the new joint United
States Canadian defense agreement.
Captain Oliver M. Read, of the
United States Navy, has been
ordered to duty as naval and air
attache at the American legation in
Ottawa. The Navy has never ba
fore sent an attarhe to Canada.
GROWING BALANCED RATION
-By i.-nrtnTTTlTg?grain and forage
crop.s with cotton, the South is grow
ing a balanced ration, says a recent
Florida Extension Service release.
"Grains and roughages, including
silage, hay and cottonseed hulls, fur
nish carbohydrates which are bal
anced in rations by the protein from
they pass requirements. Varieties
which may be approved are: Coker
100, Coker 200, Farm Relief No. 5,
Mexican, Dcttapine, and Stoneville
in the non-wilt-resistant group
Happenings In The
Farm Life School
.To further their efforts to raise
money for a banquet to equal the
one given by the junior class of last
year, tin* juniors are working on a
Negro minstrel which will be giv
on at an early date. This minstrel
is different from the usual type of
minstrel in that is has a thread of
story running through it. Different
members of the cast will do humor
j ous songs and dance numbers. A
more detailed account of the min
strel will hi published later.
The < . t of characters is as fol
"Pappy" Washington. Joseph Dan
iel; "Mammy" Washington, Mary
Manning; Epidemic, Alton Fay Peel;
Plutarco Lysurgis, B. F Lilley. Jr.;
Walla Walla, E. H. Manning. Jr.;
iShadrock, Pete Lilley; Blackbird.
I Elbe11 Ward; Denver. Verlfn Grif
I fin; Augusta Georgia, Elizabeth
I Manning, Tacoma, Far ease Manning;
Early Admirers Of
With His Showing
According to those experts in hu
man psychology and public relations
who revealed Wendell Wiilkie to a
waiting world as an extraordinary
political phenomenon, the campaign
of their Wonder Boy has already cur
dled This is a sad commentary on
the fallibility of self-styled techni
cians in popular taste and on the
thanklessness of unsuccessful pro
moters. Apparently the originators
of Mr. Willkie's candidacy are more
grieved over having their bad judg
ment exposed than they are con
cerned about his political prospects,
else they would not so bitterly lay
bare the sad facts regarding his com
publications from which Wiilkie
boosters were recruited and which
were among the first to suggest his
presidential availability, writes about
their one time favorite mercilessly
"G.O.P. politicians," it says, "last
week were sure that the thing they
had dreaded all along had come to
pass: the holy-rolling crusade of
Wendell Wiilkie had gone sour. The
first rumor to get around was that
Wendell Wiilkie was just a super
hawker who had sold the Republi
can convention a bill of goods. Last |
week spreading rapidly through pro- I
fessional ranks was the belief that I
maybe Wiilkie was only a fatter, j
louder Alf Landon . .
"Polls showed that Wiilkie still
drew curious crowds. But these
things failed to cheer many Repub
lican politicians ... In 1928 the whole
U. S. turned out to see A1 Smith
roll by, with cigar, wise cracks, East
Siders and all. As one sad guards
man pontificated to another: dead
whales on flat cars also attract the
Gen. Hugh S. Johnson, a Willkie
before-Philadelphia man, is having a
bard struggle between the pull to
support his choice and the pull to
Columbia. Hazel Corey; Charlotte,
Dell Lee Lilley; Miasma, Martha
\tha Roberson; George Randall, the
plantation owner, Cecil Brown;
Urace, his wife, Mary Campbell; Eu
gene, their son, Robert Whitley;
Sylvia, George's fiancee, Hazel Har
A small admission will be charg
t .11 the terrible truth, and in the
contest a lot of truth u seeping out.
Mr. Willkie," he says, "apparently
relic* more on Or en Root's amateur
11f>]]LiA nluUa j ?* *L|* u>t.li
w iiiitir CIUD8 man on trie acj/uuii
can party organizations in the sev
eral states. This is a mistake Mr.
Roosevelt never made . . Mr Will
kie may have been nominated in
spite of the professionals, but he
certainly can't be elected without
them. He can't be elected without
election issues either . . you can't
get anywhere in a political campaign
if all you have learned to say is
"X didn't expect that any candi
date of any party would ever again
make the terrific blunders of the A If
1-andon campaign, but so far this
Republican campaign looks enough
like tt to be its twin."
Henry I* Mencken cannot be ac
cubed of having fallen for the Will
kie dream but writing for hia news
paper which is supporting Willkie,
the Baltunose Sun, he says: "It is
M - - - - S? a - M - -a a k, m S t iLh w 1
possible, oi course, tnat tne rion. ar. t
Willkie may be elected in Novem
ber, and there are even gypsies who.
for sufficient cash ig hand, are will-|
ing to predict it formally, but if it
happens the honorable gentleman
will have little to do with it ... . At
the midpoint of the campaign he
stands as plainly stalled as a fly in
Alexander Wolcott, the author, in
terviewed at Syracuse, N. Y., while
wearing a Roosevelt button, said: "1
was delighted at the nomination of
Mr. Willkie, believing the Republi-1
cans were at last seeing the light. We '
have been waiting since June 'for:
him to prove himself and have heard '
nothing from him to convince us I
Blackhead Damage* Turkey
Flock* Im Warren County
Blackhead. a serious disease at
turkeys, is making heavy inroeds
on the flocks of Warren County far
mers, says R. S. Smith, assistant tarm
agent of the State College Extension
that he has the experience needed
. . . Remember, I say I may still
vote for Willkie, but have yet to
see any reason for doing so."
A HERE arc bound to be one or two
bad soldiers in every regiment. But why
court-martial the whole regiment?
Tbe same applies to beer retailing. Out
of the 5,000 retailers in North Carolina,
there is bound to be a small minority
who disobey the law or permit anti-social
Tbe Brewers and North Carolina Beer
Distributors Committee wants even this
small minority of undesirable beer fe
tailers eliminated entirely. To that end,
the Committee cooperates with law en
forcement officers in securing the revoca
tion of the retail licenses of these objec
tionable outlets. One hundred and two
licenses have been revoked during the
past year. ?' ? ' ' ' ;'??i?
Brewers and North Carolina Beer Distributors Committee
EDGAR H. BAIN, State Director
813-817 Commercial Building Raleigh, N. C.
.; ... . . ????.; <<? .
YOU'LL like the site of this trim
new Buick Special for '41?its
room, its softer ride, its Permi-firm
steering, its fresh smart style and all
But what you'll to for is what hap
pens under that broad bonnet?the
thrill and the thrift you get from that
husky, big, 115-hp. Buick Fireball*
For in each flame-packed cylinder
of that silk-smooth power plant a
flaring ball of fire is set off with each
Packed to higher compression than
ever before, fuel gives up more
power and more mileafe ? power
when you need it, economy through
out the whole driving range.
Indeed, so great is the power at you
command that at 30 you use only on?
eighth of the energy at your dii
poaal. All the rest is there waiting
for pick-up, hill-climb and sudden
Even at SO you use less than one
quarter of your available power, and
at 75 still have nearly half "on cell"
for emergency use.
More than that, to this engine you
can likewise add Compound Carbu
retion?and step up both power out
put and your mileage. At 30 you'll
get nearly one and one-half more
miles per gallon, at SO almost two,
and at 70 an extra mile and onedifth.
But that's just one side of the story
?the fads side. Only one thing will
give you the stirring feel of Buick's
thrill-packed behavior on the road.
That's a demonstration ? and it's
yours for the asking. When will you
be in to ask lor it?
WITH AU THESE FEATURES
MMCK MRIRALL VALVE IN-HEAD EN
GINES?115, 125 and 165 bonoppwor.
MICROPOISI RALANCJNO AFTER
COIL SPRINOR AU AJTOUNO ? no
lubrication, no spring covors.
"MASft-ITRIAM" ROOIKt, w,th con
coolod running boords.
COMPOUND CARRURITION - 30 m,In
?conomy at 50-mil* spood.
PIRMI-NRM STEERING ?tor troodom
from st?ring whool p#f. . ' ?
DUtlX MAIN BEARINGS pro<t,call,
indostructiblo in normal sorvico.
FObl-N-AfT DIRECTION SIGNAL mth
MAtRIVI RUMMRf ? ?rffb built-in
PLUSt Fulbiongth Torquo Tub# in
Soolod Chassis it Tipton Hydraulic
?robot it Ono-Pioco "UtbOW " Hood
it Built-in Automatic Choko it Hoary
Duty Oil Bath Air Cloonors it Soolod
Boom HoodHghto it Two-Toao Body
Colors it Safoty Plato Glass All Around.
Mfvr Wimr wtiri frwtWi ?i(i ? wria twfU
MM /(If fAtf (lor I Utft'fl ?/ ? frM/ frfftCttU it
tslltd S "FlBtBALL."
,XUVU| o? MNHAl MOTOM VALOI
Chas. H. Jenkins k Co., M E. Commerce St., Auiander, N.C. Chas. H. Jenkins * Co., E. Main Street, Ahoakie, N. C.
Smith's Service Station, Main Street, Windsor, 8. C. Chas. H. Jenkins St Co., Wllliamston, N. C.
?m this is ivenm/' i
-naturally, this is the
y?^, u^ *,,h Bamby Horn* Mad*
Style Breed the whole family qrm it'. the i
?? ??? f**?? brown <om any
of (hem ever taated That a becauae thia fee Bamby
leal waa made for toaat I Try h <
laaaa and opto m hi mint. ba. toft and taodat
lb tho Croat Mid law nch and bono Ilka la tba
Md not flavor Tlaw on tba quabtiaa that ma ha It
tba "parlor! broad for taaal " *tl far Bomb, Horna
Mail tjrta Broad at poor grocar'a
HOME MADE STYIE BREAD
Oooderhetn * Worts, Ltd, Dwelt,
Michigan. KM. 1UL
TJVt* (rein neutral spirits. *0 proof