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FARM INCOME AND PARITY
I The IMC income of American farm
em is estimated to be higher than
ever before in the history of the na
tion, topping the previous high of
IMC by more than one billion dol
The expert calculator* figure that
the farmers of this nation had gross
receipts of more than -28,000,00<M>00,
which is about twice aa much m they
had in pre-war years.
It is interesting to note that moat
of the statistics that come to publie
notice, in regard to the income of
farmers, relate to their gross re
ceipts. It is more difficult to ascer
tain the net, and practically impossi
ble to figure the avenge return on
the invented capital of agricultural
It has been apparent, however, for
many years, that the formers of the
United States, as a clar \ do not re
reive a share of the national income
in proportion with that received by
other groups.' This fact is the basis
of the parity payments. Parity is a
formula designed to give to farmers
the same percentage of the national
income that they enjoyed in selected
It should be recognized that the
years selected for the purpose, when
economists consider that there was a
normal economic balance in tbp na
tion, did not give the farmers of the
nation anything like a proportionate
part of the national income upon a
per capita basis. Inasmuch as a
sound agriculture is vital to the wel
fare of any' nation, it is entirely
proper that government, as far as
possible, should take action to g^ve
farmers a fair proportion of the na
A court ruled that a man was ac$
insane because he married 15 times
? he's just a glutton for punishment.
Thirty-three North Carolina 4-H
club members have recently been
awarded (960 in Savings Bonds for
outstanding work in 1946.
The State Five-Acre Cotton Con
test will be held again this year and
farmer* may file entries with coun
A man who wouldn't walk across
the street to see Us beet customer
will get out of bed at 2 a. m. to
answer the telephone.
-The largest acreage increase over
1946 of say commodity is suggested
for cotton in 1M7, by the USDA.
The c??l is -based On the need for
nearly 12 million bale* of cotton.
the home at Mrs. George Farr,
selor, with Mrs. Z. B. T. Cox, co
director in attendance. The group
spring operetta with
cided to send a Brownie box of topi
to children of a local family who lost
their playthings when a in
which they were being mend, ignit
ed. , Recordings of music and stories
. Nancy Jane Carroll and
Joyner were hostesses of the
noon end served onuige jaiee and
cookies. ? ; :
Ellen Norris Spencer was a'special
the topic, "An Old
with a New Urgency." Kn. J. H
gate the devotional
book of Isaiah.
George B. Moore presided and
Mrs. J. C. Corbett open*
ing with prayer.
sment of the foreign mis
sion night with Dr. J. W. Hassell, of
. 27 is the date for his talk.
Mrs. Frank Dapree, Jr., the host
ess, served fruit gelatine toppkd with
ream and cakes to the social hour.
Circle 2 -? %tm$ .
Circle 2 met to the home of the
chairman, Mrs. W. H. Moore, Jr., who
Robinson led to prayer; Mrs.
Cherry Easiey developed the devo
tional from the second half of Isaiah.
Dr. Pagley'a article, "Your Last
Year," which dealt with stewardship
was presented by Mrs. C. F. Baucm.
Hot tea, cookies, pickles and sand
wiches were served after adjourn
ment to the eleven members and two
visitors. A * *
Csrrswsy's Chapel Circle
Mrs. Noah Allen and Miss Goldie
Windham were joint hostesses to the
Callaway's circle, Saturday after
noon. In the absence of the chair
roan, Mrs. Noah Bundy, vice chair
Mrs. J. M. Hobgood, group adviser,
gave the Bible study on "Isaiah
Speaks to the Needs of Today, Call
ing the World to Righteouness." A
talk on stewardship was made by
Mrs. C. F. Baucom.
There were 15 members and* 4
visitors to attendance.
- Sweet cookies, salted pecans, chick
en salad sandwiches and coca-colas
were enjoyed to the social period. -
Circle 4 of the Methodist Society,
met Monday afternoon with Mrg. C.
H. Mozingo as hostess.
Mrs. J. H. Harris took her de
. votional from the book of Timothy
?with her missionary theme being
'Stewardship of Prayer."
Daring the business . session the
members decided to hare a special
collection on May Day.
The hostess served fruit jello top
ped with cream, note, cake and cof
The Workers' Council met Wednesday
evening at the home of Mrs. W. M.
Willis with Mrs. G. M. Holder, as
Reports ware given by teachers and
department heads op the progress, at
tendance and other activities of the
Snndav School. Miss Anne Jones,
t O *?}
coffee. Guests were If
Y?bM, of Inp * j
ber, Mias Anne Jones, *re. Morgan
HLnlm.it pAllino Va/I nlieW?a
flooerx fiOiuni on cnarge 01 one
>rehip period at the FkraviUe
Youth Fellowship, Sunday evening.
Mias Betsy Jones guvs the program
on Methodists in India. --
were given by Miss Babe WiUiford
and Jackie Willis. Plans forpfe
ruary 2, the data set for the group
to be hosts at a supper for their pa
and a program
two years tor tha
the field of religious
that its search has been well reward
ed," the Rev. Mr.
Ed. Notei?Miaa Winstead, who is
well known here, k An daughter of
Mrs. J. W. Holmes, of Farm villa, and
the late G. Ashley Winstiaad, of Bodky
FOR SALS: 20 gal. Viking Auto
matic Oil Hot Watir Tank. Dr. M.
J. Gregg. - (J-17-ltc)
WANTED: A Small, portable hand
operated rktrola. 994, TV Ea
tcrpriae Office. (?17-lte)
JUST RECEIVED ? Big Order ef
VIGORO, Pruning Shears ft Hedge
Shears. ? Western Aato Associate
Store, FamriBe, N. C.
PH1LCO BATTERY RADIOS, for
the farm or any home where ofee
trk current ia not available. On
FARMVILLE FURNITURE 00.
FLOORS SANDED awl BEFINISH
ED ? Expert . Service. ? J. \ R.
BRADY, Phone MM, FarmviOe,
FOR BALE: ONE HEATROLA,
One Water Jacket Laundry Steve;
One JO-gaL Tank. All to good con
dition. See J. T. Bandy. (J-3-2tp)
FOR SALE?New (HI Burning Heat
er, medium sire?See J. E. Garris,
at Farmville Blacksmith Shop.
STRAYED ? BLACK BOBTAIL Fe
male Heg; weight 175 Aa. Laat
ef Albert McKenaie, Walatonburg,
Rt. S. Notify either McKensie or
John D. Dixon, FanavHle. . (ltp)
jPOR SALE: WHITE CRIB FOR
child np to six yean;
tion. Write M9, Snterprtoe Of
fice. ;. ???-*? (J-8-ate)
PHILCO PORTABLE RADIOS, will
ploy on battery or honoe current.
Entertainment anywhere? ,<
FARMVILLE FURNITURE CO.
BE SURE TO TUNE IN ON W-P-T-F
Every Sunday Morning front liU
to 10 .-90, mid hear about aU the now
inventions and whan they mey ho
'Jggjpjtf an the
gled with eongi thai i
Store, FarmviHe, K. C
Mir..RECEIVED ? ShipsMaded
~ " and Glria' BICYCLES _
w ? 1 1 ' . ' - r 1
PHILCO RADIO CONTRIBUTION?
tor r?tr listening pfeasara nay
FARMVILLK FURNITURE CO.
RADIO BATTERIES?W# hare a
today. ? WESTERN AUTO AS
HELP WANTED?Male ft Fewale
Can yon use an extra ?5.00 dally
for .4 hours work aerriai
custom era? -.ME tiara weA
available. Write Dept. S4r
J. R. Watkina Ccl, Richmond. Vs.
NEW PATTERN 'ef Tri*nia WALL
PAPER Joat received. No patting,
water and apply. Washable, fade*
proof?guaranteed to stick. Anyone
can hang it. Call and see diapla
?Weetern Ante Aaaoeiate Store.
TAKE A PHILCO PORTABLE with
yon on that fishing or hanting trip.
Operates front battery er honae
current. In atoek now? :
FARMVILLK FURNITURE CO.
COME IN AND WE OUR LINE Of
Baby S trailers, Play Pens, Car
1 ' ?' i i > i ? i ? ? in .i^rtn. i ?ea
FOR SALE: BELL'S CERTIFIED
TOBACCO SEED. Varieties?i?X
Yellow Special. Virginia Bright
4 Leaf, White Stem, Orinoco. Also
Improved Mammouth Gold, Yellow
9xford 26, 441, Gold Dollar,
nanza. JPfcANT THE BEST! Sold
by J. H. HARRIS ft SON, Far**
villa, N. ? . ; (J-8-3tp)
JUST RECEIVED NICE LOT OF
WAT COVERS - Can fit auet
Jjcanu WESTERN AUTO A8SO.
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1 ? m. -? -R-'i .
limit oi this
of the pror
>m the mlli-l
in e few
~ Charleston, fi- C,
largest* gathering oi breeding I
is in A splendid Heron colony _?
has developed under the special ewe
yt I. A. Mellhenny at Avery bland,
La. The rookery is In the trees and
bushes of a small artifical j^nd near'
watching the JUrons and Snowy
? on guard at the |
nests. The young are fed en small
Bah that are rsgurgiated into their,
throats by the parent bird. I
Glenn Harris was welcomed as a!
new member and Billy Baker, who
visiting Bert Wa?ren, was af
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
I ? gs Adn
3f the Estate of Mrs. Sim
claims agdihst the Estate of
to exhibit them to the
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