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Begins This Week End
At Carolina Beach
Navy, the Marinea, the Coast Guard,
and eariooa and sundry bathing bead*
tiea will help 12,000 Legionnaires
blow their tope and apod the ocean
had lowest fire-loss record in
1946 of any time tested carer.
Less than one loos for every
1,000 in ml
have casings made of heavy
gauge galvanised sheets,
save from one to three drams
of fuel on each barn of tobacco
cured when compared with car
ers using flues and stacks.
have very low op-keep
less than fl per year!
use only FLORENCE GIANT
BURNERS which are 20% more
efficient than carers using
are Pre-War quality at Pra
War Prices. Curers for 16'xl6*
or 18*xl8' bams:
F. O. B., MAURY, N. C.
Carers for Larger Barns
? Slightly Higher
Why psy frost $00 to $75
more for carers when yoa
can boy FLORENCE
M A Y O sir-conditioning
carers, ssed throughout
the tdbseeo belt for 12
MAYO IS NOT AN EX
We caa now stake immediate de
livery. Don't accept any snbeti
tsto when yea can get the World's
Beat TObscco Carer at a Big
The World's Best Tobacco Uurer
MAURY, N. C.
No traipsing around to stores and offices
when you pay bilks by check the safe,
convenes here June 14 through 17.
And 10,000 people willeat free
fried fish (mm toote) and bush pup
niee dance in the light of a
Cuolina moon. . & and $1500 worth
imnmvMi nostwar fireworks.
According to announcement by Bill
Farmer, chairman of the Convention
committee, arrangements for the
four-day event aVe virtually settled
Accommodations have been arranged
for 12^00 Legionnaires who are ex
pected to be joined by many more
North Carolinian.' and tourists in
(heir celebration.-'' ' .*_??- * L-.-al
TaMnilav June 14, will be devoted
to regietration and a hilarious din
ner party for the 40 ^8- Su?^y
afternoon some 40 of North Caro
lina's prettiest young giris, each rep
uee nliiif nn American Legion post
in their leal communis, will com
pete ir> the beauty pageant to select
"lfiss American Legion.' The giri
winning the crown will receive a
$600 summer wardrobe. She will be
crowned Sunday nigbt at n corona
tion baH with past National Legion
Commander Harry Stevens of War
Sunday nigbt and again Monday
night the famous damp Lejtune Ma
rine band, a 60-piece organisation,
will play public band concerts on the
Carolina Beach strand. Several huge
public squares have been set aside
for street dancing Sunday and Mon
day nights also.
If plans mature, Monday will be
the noisest. if not the biggest day
Carolina Beach has seen since the
Federal fleet bombarded old Fbrt
Fisher just below the strand back ?
Civil War days. At least one air
craft carrier, "some" deatroyws, and
a variegated selection of landing
craft, et cetera, bearmg ^ to
600 ex-Marinea, will "hwade Caro
lina Beach from seaside. Just what
forces wffl constitute the beach de
fenses has not been revealed, but
there is a rumor that much ammuni
tion (nicely un-proje^d> stored up
for an anatomic-bomb worid war wii
he wed by both sides.
Most spectacular of the attack
techniques possibly will be the Wvy
demolition squad work on the bot
tom ot the ocean beyond the surf.
Working under the water, the squads
will plant explosives used in real
war to demolish port installations
and defenses. Just before the tend
ing operations, the charges will be
set off, and most of thewaters^of
the immediate part of the Atlantic
Ocean will make a^curtain of foun
tains the length of the beach.
Another spectacular demonstra
tion aimed at showing aetaal war;
time operations will be an exhibition
Monday of the Army Air Forces Air
Sea Rescue Units. This newest branch
of the AAF will use helicopter* and
self-inflating lift rafts to simulate
rescues of sea-crashed airmen. Tens
of thousands of spectators wlll hne
the beaches to witness this thrilling
During and after the attack, a drill
exhibition detachment of the 82nd
Airborne Division Will put on a de
monstration of mechanized equip
ment, to which may besdded a full
demonstration of parachute dropping
if winds and weather are accounted
safe over the narrow strip of the
Carolina Beach mainland.
At midnight Monday, during; in
termission of the Street, dance which
is scheduled ftom "'? P- m. til. fire
works, generally described as "P0881"
biy beautiful hut certainly loud," will
be set off on shore and from boats
anchored at sea if weather permits.
Tuesdav at high noop, 10>000
plates of fish caught off ' Carolina
Beach, fried by coastal cooks who
often eat their own cooldng, and gar
bed by helpings of bush-puppies,
will be served on the strand. The
will be no eating tools, only a plate
of fish and hush-puppies, and, foei
bly, something to drink (soft) with
OPERATORS OF CO!
? ?'.* MUST
ing machines are reminded that they
are required by law to obtain
to operate their machiaee in North
Carolina. The permits are to be ob
tained through ,-the. Register of
Deeds office in each county of the
State. Then Is rarely amy charge
for these permits, although handy
daily record books an provided along
with forms on which to report the
acreage threshed and bushels obtain
ed fnm this acreage.
Farmers and businessmen need in
formation resulting from these re
cords to mske their plsns for better
and safer farming. Also, connty ag
ricultural leaden need county totals
and averages for their general pro
gram planning. The State Thresh
ers' Law is the means for getting
such information on small grains.
The purpose of this law is for in
formation and not for revenue. It
seeks cooperative aid and interest
and not( compulsion or resentment.
Reliable" plans must be developed
from information originating at the
J. W. JOINER
The Prudential Insurance Co.
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