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Boom Business In
Car Storage Seen
While a few have already tasted
the bitter pill prescribed by Adolf
Hitler et al, millions of others are
still enjoying themselves and think
ing little about storing their cars for
the duration. It is coming, however,
and if predictions are worth any
thing more than ten million vehicles
will be idle before another year rolls
around. Anticipating a boom busi
ness for car storage, the Carolina
Motor Club offers some good advice.
It may not be needed today, next
week or next month, but more than
a few of the 3,000 motor vehicle
owners in Martin County will do
well to note the following sugges
1. All motor vehicles should be
stored in weatherproof, well-venti
lated buildings having cement or
wooden floors. They should be thor
oughly cleaned and should be cover
ed by paper or cloth to protect paint
and keep out dust and dirt.
2. The entire cooling system should
be flushed. Vents
should be left open to prevent rust.
1. Hie fuel system also should be
emptied. Empty the tank and run
the motor until it stops. Be sure the
carburetor is drained. Remove spark
plugs and pour in an ounce of oil
(SAE 40 or SO) into each cylinder
head and rotate the motor slowly so
that the oil covers cylinder and pis
ton walls. Moving parts in valve-in
head motors should be coated with
4. Coat all engine parts which are
not painted or rust-proof with
grease or heavy oil.
8. Leave oil and grease in engine,
transmission and differential.
8. Cover all "bright work" with
light oil or thin grease.
7. Disengage the clutch by hold
ing the pedal down with a block of
8. Release the hand brake.
9. Hydraulic brake systems should
be filled with brake fluid to prevent
10. Remove battery and check it
every three weeks in hot weather
and every six weeks in cold weath
er. Recharge battery every six weeks
to a gravity reading of at least 1.280.
11. Block up vehicle and remove
tires. Keep tires inflated to recom
State College Hints
For Farm Homes
By RUTH CURRENT
Stole Home Demonstration Agent
A hobby is valuable In war time
and peace time. Did you know all
great inventions have been the re
sult of an avocation, a plaything dur
ing rest time and away from regular
The father of photography was an
army officer; of the electric motor,
a bookbinder's clerk. The inventor
of the telegraph was a portrait paint
er; and of the Jacquard loom, a
dressmaker. A farmer tinkered up
the typewriter; a poet, the sewing
machine; a cabinet maker, the cot
ton gin; and a coal miner, the lo
comotive. The telephone was the
"after-school" work of a teacher
of the deaf; the disk talking ma
chine, the night work of a clothing
salesman; the wax-cylinder phono
graph of a lawyer's clerk; the type
casting machine, a grocery man
A physician made the first pneu
matic tire, because his little son was
a wheel-chair invalid. The hand
camera was invented by a bank
clerk; the film roll, by a country
preacher; the motion picture, by a
stenographer. The steam automo
bile was the plaything of a photo
dryplate marker; the dry-blast steel
process, the brain child of a preach
er's son; the tunneling shield, of an
editor; the stock ticker, a dentist.
The long distance telephone loading
coils were figured out by a profes
sor of mathematics. Bicycle repair
men made the first man-carrying
airplane; a soldier, the wireless tel
egraph ;and a druggist's clerk, the
Why not have a hobby?and ride
Teaching People With
Sheep To Shear Them
An effort is being made in Johns
ton County to teach all people with
flocks of sheep to shear them prop
erly and to tie the wool with paper
twine rather than fiber twine.
them horizontally in a cool, dark
By observing these simple rules in
storing your car for the duration you
will have no difficulty in putting
your car into full operation when
the war is over.
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For Your Valuables
And Valuable Papers?
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Guaranty Bank & Trust Co.
Uncle Sam says \ ^
many are eligible for new cars
... if ?0u are, buy
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A* CHOPS TNG A NTW eat today way ah yoa to
? look ahead, bacaaaa it atay have to aervc yoa for
? loag, loa| tine. If ever a car waa "tailor taadr" for
kaat coaditiona, it"? thr 1942 Poatiac. Thank a to iae
finatring Poatiac can bo expected to deliver milea of
at tlliaik al. trouble-free operation,ptma remarkable tire
ooonervatioa. Pontine ia Hill priced juat above the loweet
and can be pare ha tad on convenient monthly ternae*
MAB H. JENKINS * CO, WUliamaten, Narth Carolina
N. C.; Wlndaer, N. C.; Ahaakia, N. C.; Edimtan, N. C.
A Soldier Says Good-Bye to His Girl?and Dog
U. S Army Signal Corp* Photo
Here's a scene that is more than common at almost every emlurNation point in the U. S. While Johnny
Doughboy kisses his best girl good-bye, his dog sits up and cot' an annoyed eye at the whole proceeding. He
can remember when Johnny had lots of time for him, but ever co -? came along things certainly haven't
been the same.
This Is Main Street?Iceland
Looks like the main street In a typical American town, doesn't it? But
it's the Broadway of a town in Iceland. U. S. soldiers stationed in a
nearby camp are shown spending Sunday window shopping and hob
nobbing with the natives.
-he wants ter know.
Ef evy time you looks up tords
Capitol Hill, kaint you see ther mir
age of ther USA Chamber of Com
merce, with ther Big-Boys huddled
in ther conclave fer hood-winkin ther
Way back u congress or two ago,
didnt you hear ther AMENS thut
sounded frum ther valleys and ther
vales, ther hollows and ther holes
over most of ther country, when Sen
ator Pepper shook ther shakerover
ther pot-porage of Anty-Crots when
he said?He didnt want to let ther
session end thout liftin his voice to
de-cry ther on-holy alliance betwixt
ther Ins and ther Outs of Congress
thas bin willing to scuttle ther Am
erikin people, and jepedize ther
peace of ther world jes bercaus thay
hates Roosevelt and evy thing that
Roosevelt stands fers?
And now aint that on-holy alli
ance still at work, a-tryin to down
Mr. Roosevelt's objection and oper
sition to a war sales-tax on ther poof
people of ther country, jest to re
leave them that aint broke long as
thay gits 25,004 incum a year (sous
ing them that gits more) and dcmor
alizin ther peoples faith in ther
Democracy we air supposed to be
Mr Dimocratic Congressman, air
you a-goin to be bam-boozled into
braekin ther back of your Dimocrat
Donkey, and dumpin his pack into
ther coffers of ther ca-yutes?
Paying Off Debts
The American farmer is in clover
now for the first time since the last
war, and isn't haunted by mortgage
fears anymore, according to the Wall
"Instead of being foreclosed," says
the Wan Street Journal, "the farmer
is using his mounting income to pay
off obligations before they come due
and is even building up a reserve
against future debts."
During 1941, the farmer paid $72,
584^69 in principal payments on
Federal Land Bank loans and paid
off $56,119,296 in loans prior to their
maturity, making a total of $128,
703,865 in principal payments for
the year," the Wall Street Journal
Pointing to an X on the side of his
plane is Captain Maurice Fitzgerald,
a member of the First Air Force.
The marking signifies that he and
his flying mates of the bomber com
mand have sent an enemy submarine
o the bottom somewhere in the
War (lauses Revival
Of Home-dried Food
Something old yet something new
ension economist in food conscrva
ion and marketing at N. C. State
College, describes the home drying
>f fruits and vegetables.
An old-fashioned practice used
ry earlier generations, drying has
seen replaced largely by more mod
ern methods of preserving However
war conditions a.c . xpeeted to re
rive this old< c art of saving food for
To refresh the memories of those
who have employed this method and
lo direct others who have had no
experience with drying, the Exten
sion Service has just issued a new
rircular, No. 232, "Home Drying of
Fruits and Vegetables."
A free copy of this publication
may be secured from home demon
"In addition to the payments of
Jebts, farmers are creating in the
Land Banks what is known as a
future payment fund. This fund now
has more than $6 million in it which
will bo used to meet payments when
they become due in the future. The
plan was first pushed back in 1937
but it is just now beginning to be
"The favorable position of the far
mer is shown in the applications re
ceived for Land Bank and Land
Bank Commissioner Loans. In 1941,
these totaled 43,783, compared with
98,920 in 1940 and 402,829 in 1934."
trat ion agents or by writing to the
\gricultural Editor, State College,
lalcigh A penny postal card is suf
Miss Scholz. author of the circu
ur. points out that drying has
lumber of advantages. The product's
v eight is only one-fourth to one
linth that of fresh materials; there
; a considerable reduction in bulk;
torage is possiblt> over long periods
viihout the use of cans and jars; and
it tie special equipment is needed.
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Saving Garden Seed
Saves Grower Money
Saving seed from the Victory Gar
den this year will save, money for
the farmer next year when he plants
his vegetables, says H. R. Niswonger,
Extension horticulturist of N. C.
Yet he must be careful when mak
ing his selections, the horticulturist
warned. For instance, he should
save seed only from plants which
are not infested with diseases.
Then, too, he should choose seed
from plants most alike in variety
character and earliness. Also he
should save seed from only one va
riety unless the other varieties are
planted some hundred yards apart
Lastly, he should avoid saving seed
Among the products that may be
dried are: Apples, peaches, pears,
corn, green beans, peas, tomato
paste, and all kinds of leafy greens.
Berries and figs do not dry success
fully in this climate. Drying time
will depend on climatic conditions
and the method used.
share cross-pollination has occur
Niswonger pointed out the follow
ng vegetables which will cross and
hose which will not: Sweet corn
vill cross with field corn; summer
iquashes, Whitebush or Crookneck
/arieties, will cross with each oth
?r and will readily cross with cer
ain pumpkins such as Connecti
:ut Field. Winter squashes will not
:ross with summer squashes.
Watermelons will cross with ci
:rons, but not with cucumbers,
iquash -or pumpkins. Neither cu
rumbers nor cantaloupes will cross
vith other vine crops. Cabbage, kale,
:auliflower, broccoli and others of
he cabbage family will cross, and
>eeta and Swiss chard will cross.
3eans, peas, okra and lettuce are
lelf-fertilized and will not cross with
he varieties of the same vegetable
jnless done by hand.
In the selection and storing of
;eed, Niswonger said bean and pea
rods should be pulled in early morn
ng to prevent shattering and then
rung or spread in a dry place until
he seeds are quite hard. Fumigation
sith carbon disulphide should fol
ow in order to kill all insects.
MAKES A _ ?_
Paint Up While
Paint Is Plentiful
Price Is the Same
A COMPLETE STOCK
W?- will not alter our delivery nervier
until we luive to, lull we link our eiis
tomern to help us conserve ifiisoline ami
ELECTRIC FANS ?FRUIT JARS
INSECTICIDES OF ALL KINDS
Williamston Hdw. Co.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
An Explanation To Our Customers
? and ?
An Appeal To The Coca-Cola Co.
A COPY OF A LETTER
June 14, 1942.
The Coca-Cola Co.
Atlanta, Ga. ?
Our store is ready to make its sacrifices for the duration.
Our patrons are likewise willing to make their sacrifices. They
are glad to give up "the pause that refreshes" for a third of the
time as they are expected to do, but find it difficult to give it up
nearly two-thirds of the time, which unusual conditions in Wil
liamst.on have forced them to do.
During the pa3t seven months three of the town's six foun
tains have gone out of business. Operating one of the remaining
three, we are attempting to satisfactorily serve about twice as
many fountain customers, with about half the allotment of Coca
Cola these people would have been granted had these stores not
closed. Our customers cannot readily understand the resultant
poor service on Coca-Cola. Under these extenuating circum
stances, we respectfully request that the Coca-Cola Co. substan
tially increase our allotment of Coca-Cola through our two
sources of supply, Martin-Elliott Co., Williamston, N. C., and
Bennett Wholesale Co., Washington, N. C. %
D. R. Davis
Williamston, N. C.
WK PLEDGK OUR BEST EFFORTS TO SUPPLY OUR CUSTOMERS
?NOT ONLY ON COCA-COLA?BUT ON ALL ITEMS.