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Raleigh, March IS.?The General
Aaeembly yesterfey received tide
farmer* of Worth
whether to law* an manual
to he ?mI for the
development, and expansion of the
fine-cured tobacco export trade. ?
Sponsored by the recently charter
<yi Tobacco Associates, Inc., the bill
hit the House hopper bearing 70
signatures in addition to itr main
introducer, Rep. Akmao Edwards tit
Greene. An identical bill was offer
ed in the Senate by San. Mm Wat
Una of Granville and 19 others.
Election in July.
Hie election, which would be held
in July, would be on the question of
whether flue-cured tobacco farmers
shall levy on themselves an annual
assessment of 10 cents per sere' on
all tobacco acreage allotted them by
the Federal government Hie assess
ment would be for a period of three
Under terms of the bill, it would
require a two-thirds vote to put
through the assessment question. All
- farmers engaged in Hie .production
of flue-cured tobacco, including own
ers of farms, tenants and share-crop
pers, would be eligible to vote. Has
exact date for the election and the
various voting rules and regulations
would be established by the board
of directors of the Tobacco Asso
Could Get Refunds.
In the event the election is carried,
any farmer or tobacco producer who
is dissatisfied with the assessment
Would have the right to demand and
receive a refund, provided the de
mand is made in writing within 30
days after the date on which the as
sessment waa collected.
Should the election fail this year,
the board of directors of the Tobacco
Associates, Inc., would have the au
thority to call another such referen
dum for July of next year.
All of the money collected under
the assessment plgn would be turned
over to the Tobacco Associates, Inc.,
which has been financed since its
start less than a year ago by dona
tions made by lees than ?0 per cent
of the flue-cured tobacco farmers and
A non-stock, non-profit corpora
tion, Tobacco Associates, ^ Inc., was
formed for the purpose of promoting,
developing, and expanding the ex
port trade for flue-cured tobacco
grown in North Carolina.
Mrs. J. W. Dixon, Sr.
KaMgh, Much 14.?Funeral ser
vice* for Mrs. J. W. Dixon, Sr., 78,
of 17 Enterprise Street, were held ?t
8:30 o'clock 1
the Yehrerton Faneca} Home chapel.
The Her. A. L. Thompson, pastor of
the Fairmont Methodist of
which she was a member, officiated.
Burial was in Montlawn.
Mrs. Dkon died in Rex Hospital
Wednesday after an illness of two
weeks. Onoe-sa active author of arti
cles for women's nisgerlnes, she toek
pride in recalling that she was the
first student to enroll at the Woman's,
College of the UidtetaHji of North
Carolina. She was alas the auth<
of a popular cookbook. She was
life member of the Woman's Society
of Christian Service. She was a mo
tive of Snow Bill, smd was the for
mer Mary DaQ.
Surviving are her hgsbapdi three
broths*, W. H. Pail, Hi George
Dafl and T
work and chgni
ter. Quoting Mr, WUeoa as often
saying, The inut b6
ly,' the showed that she was *
of this fact . j
Ben lung was in charge of
program, hat doe to his fHhsas
was not able to. attend the
Miss Annie was accompanied to
Meeting by Charles Bdwiiis and _
ssnted to WBUmnW
Edgar Barrett gave a short report
concerning the progress of the Ki
wanis Safety Patrol and announced
that new equipment has been order
ed by the club for the hew petrol
Be mice Turnage gave a financial
report on'the Kiwanis-Rotary Basket
ball Game, the proceeds going to the
local Boy Scout Hut Fund,
jj "Cotton" Davis introduced L. H.
Taylor, highway patrolman, as his
Program Chairman Louis Williams' .
urged each member to make a special
effort to be present Monday night,
March 17, since' this date has beau
raseiTcd for the official visit of Dis
trict Lieut-Governor Ed Rawl, of
AT HOME ON THE
? with ?
THE CITY COUSIN
"His entire life wu spent in the
rami community where he was
lids-was said_of Bill Tyree, dirt
fanner, in his ~ plain and simple
obituary that came out in the county
it weekly newspaper shortly after
he died. "g
I had read this line before in more Jp
than one account of the pasting of a
friend. It is part of the stock in
trade of men everywhere who write
for "the hometown paper."
Close to the soil themselves, in
small towns that depend on the out
lying farm sections for their very
existence, country editors have s
awareness of the real meaning be
hind this un-adoraed summary of Bill
Tytee's crowded lifetime.
City cousins who take the trouble
to read tin obituary of a farmer they
have not known in life, conclude that
men like BUI were old "stiCk-hr-the | ]
muds" whose existence must have
been terribly dull. Bat I knew BUI
stick It out,
that he was too weak to move a* to
the "greener pastures" that ate kinda
like the end of
He spent his entire life in Twin
Forks community, til right! 'Course, I
he went to state conventions of his
tried not to mi*y a State
Week"?l}k? the one they're going j,
to have the last week in August thjsji
year. It ia MM that by tike
of the week the drive will be com
it ie the peyyaee of
to give. If
a call to 490-0 and j
to Sam D.
Mm may he
wffl be ?Mto
Give generously so that your Red.
Crow amy carry on. i: ?%? \7
' ' <i' ' 'i ? * ii"i i .
Raleigh, March li?The spring,
tails will get you if you dpnt watch
About the sipe of the heed of a
pin and resembling prehistoric mon
ster* when seen through a micro
scope, these insects have attacked a
borne to hflltogtoa, Dr. D. L. Wary,
State Agriculture Department en
tomologist, reports, getting into the
cupboards, eating the food and gen
erally taking ewer to the USehen.
Entomologist Wary collected a few
end upon esnmlntog them in the
laboratory found town to he yellow
ish to aifcsnr gray in eolor with blue
bands and stripes. is?"'
"This is a noW record for this
insect to North Carolina," Dr. Wray
said Monday, peidttog eiit that this
specimen tsss net bean found to the
state prior to this time.
Be todd that to the UUtogton home
the refrigerator drain want through
the floor to a ditch Which stayed very
lamp and created an eaoetient breed
tag ground for (he Spefagtsfls, which
q? a carryover from primitive days.
Biography Review Of
Mate* 12 bad a *edal significance
to all Obi Scouts to the United
States. With the approach of tills
late, the name of the founder of Girl
Ssoutiag to this country was hoard
it all (Mop meetings, over the radio,
ind was ooen to print to all the
leading papers of the country. - All
? *" oe "a wo j ? o woo
people interested to
shewed to teow that *
the founder of
Soribm Low, was
? ? t?
_ this Wait
Juliette Low or "Daisy," as she
was^affectianatoly known to her
had the supremely delight
SPpalty of making life an ad
founder of tyrl
die had a
for stores sad pieces of
The poll revealed that se
to take Easter Monday
four opposed. Tho board of <
as a result, is
April 1, as a holiday.
At Hs regular
Of getting new
hi FVrmville. A
ed of President Lewis Allen,
tary Sam p. Bandy, and Hal
dew was appointed tt> go before the
town board to ascertain on what
grounds tile Chamber of Commerce
could offer new industry to locate
here. At the present time an indus
try that promises a yearly payroll of
1*0,000 to 0100,00 wants to locate
hers, if suitable inducements can be
offered. ' **?>''... r*.
The Chamber of Commerce wel
comes the Caroline Telephone and
Telegraph Company aa a
Washington, March 12.?The Corn
Department he* advised busi
to get busy right away on
?is on the verge of
period of tense competition and
new men should begin now to seek
ways of reducing their coots and' tow
ering their prices," the department
advised in a statement.
"There are now more retailers in]
business than then were before the
war and the implication is that the
competition for the consumers' dollar
will be greater than -ever.
"Unless businessmen start review
ing thfeir prleing policies now with a
vfaw towards meeting this competi
tion they may find themselves faced'
with making drastic price changes.
"The old wartime formula of price
of goods plus operating costs plus
desired profit is no longer sufficient
directed toward** 'reasonable net|
"If a businessman finds that he
cannot meet onmytftton,
the Quality of his merchandise, pay
ell of his tests and make a reasonable
profit, then he must either tower his
seats, or qjsock, or manofhpture some
The Departmentadnwwledged that
"in some cases an increase in price Li
might not materially reduce the num
ber of units- told." It eald in these
be raised and
to help offset a
all ships in the area
out for the lost
Chard said there was scant
bility he could have survived the long
falL ' rZZFr
Officials of Loekheed Aircraft Co^fi
manufacturers of the Constellation
plane, and their service man at Gan
der advised them the 21 passengers.)
"hardly knew anything had
until the plane i^?a?ii at ?
The Lockheed officials said parts
of the plastic bubble, or astrodome,
which rises about 18 fetches above the
top of the plane over the forward
flight deck, were still in Its frame.
The flight deck is separate from the
Reports received here did not state
whether other members of the
man crew saw naVigator Hart leave
the plane, or what had caused the
plastic dome to break and the navi
gator to be thrown upward through
the opening. , ?- i\
The arrangement of the navigator's.
section of the flight deck permits]1
him either to stand or sit under the
dome white sighting on stars with
Breaking of the dome released the
air preesurs within the plane, her
metically sealed so that the atm?
phdre inside' can be maintained at
comfortable pressures at high alti
After the accident, the pilot re
duced his altitude at the rate of 700
feet per minute ? not an abnormal
rate ? until he reached a level of
10,000 feet for the return to Gander.
The Star of Hollywood, bound for
Geneva, Switzerland, left New York
with IS passengers at 1048 A. M.
(EOT) Monday. It arrived at Gander
st 5:13 P. IjL and left there at 5:18
F. KL after picking up three addi
bound for Shannon, Eire, its next) >
Emily Carolyn Stephenson t
been named manager of the Caro-1?
i Trallways bus station of Farm
e, succeeding Mrs. Franca
veland, it was announced Mi
Marshall E. Newton, superir
of stations for Carolina Truil
Sor to coming to Farmville Miss
sphenson was associated with the
npany at its Camp '
> ?? - :
By S. J. WEEKS,
The coat of producing tobacco
can be greatly
jutting the plant bad
?nd controlling Bin*
? - ^ ?
t>v sample* of materials which
Lie from wood. Mr. Creekmurl
pointed out that, contrary to belief,!
he lumber in this country
for the '
March 13.?Top Ameri
s saM Thursday thatl
State George C. Mar
determined to pub United
policy ob the offen
it there?a decision
vital implications for
the Big Four's cur- j
development of this
Turkey played a
(The President,urged before a
n cf Congress that the
as send >400,000,000 to
Turkey, asserting that)
activities" in Greece.)
Await Bed Reaction.
While Soviet reaction to the Presi
nt's Speech was awaited wfth keen]
from London ac
i the subject of mu
ue seemed to be u
that the conduct of foreign af
under the new American Sec-j
i many yean, wit
of the Oouncil of
the firet, teeting g
There can no longer be any doubt
; the highest American officials?
ng on their declared t^Jntise
est of the world?are now moving I
o pit American power and prestige j
gainst Russian power and prestige
? an effort to check that expansion.
Public Housing Authority in .
(4) Removal of the
mouth, Va., and a ? _ ^
ty oa which it was located, by
Veteran, or his contractor.
Other facte revealed to the
at the meeting were qui*
ing. Fifteen prefabricated
already been "earmarked" __
ville by the F. P. IL A. fa
in case they are
are for sale on a caab bade to Va
erans only, (or servicemen) of
War II, and are to. be
for homes by
aold, rented, or
Veteran to i _
are to be removed as of
A Veteran can purchase c
"duplex" unite and rent L
half to a Veteran, or if he
to rent to a Veteran fa thi ,
then the half-unit can be rented to
which to locate, aad ;