Export licenses are too longer
required for shipments of wheat,
wheat flour, grain sorghum, oats,
wheat semolina and barley to
Phillippines and to countries in
the Western Hemisphere, accord
ing to an announcement by the ,
Commerce Department. Remov
al of these licenses was made
possible by the easing in do
mestic supplies of these com
A serious shortage of storage
facilities threatens the farmers
of the nation with the loss of
millions of dollars in income
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; Every tingle one of the famous J
International Sterling Silver pat- !
terna it (till priced just aa it waa J
four year* agol
A six-piece place setting in moat
International Starling patterns at
leas than $23.00! Sea for jrouraeif
at our silverware departmaat,
Boone, N. C.
this year, according to the Agri
culture Department, which esti-|i
mates the storage at about 1,000,
000,000 bushels. It is most acute|<
In the corn belt, where 3,500,
900,000 bushels of this grain|.
alone ar^ nearing harvest.
Officials of the Department of!
Agriculture view >ith apprehen-j
lion the bumper crops abroad
ind the growing tendency ofj
foreign markets to buy mach
inery instead of food. While agri
cultural experts - do not expect
"a major slump," they do ad
mit that it is possible. In the]
event of a slump, the Govern-]
ment will be forced to under
write a price-support program!
ranging upward of two billion]
Climbing living costs are forc
ing some Americans to break
away from the purchase of some
"luxuries", if the tax collections]
for July are any indication of^
the trend Slower sales of '
jewelry, furs, cosmetics, hand
bags and luggage caused retail
taxes on these items to droj: ten
per cent below the same month
of last year. Taxes on adn .issions
to theaters, night clubs, concerts
and the like dropped off $2,640.'
DO, although the Government
collected 937,583,000 from that
source in July. Taxes on bowl
ing alleys and poolrooms declin
ed $134,000, but still yielded
11,430,000 for the month.
Federal tax collections for
July totaled $2,360,000,000 for
July, the first month of the cur
rent fiscal year, against $2,683,
900.000 for July, 1947, a drop of
The Navy has more than one
million reservists signed up, for
the first time in its peacetime
history with a 1949 goal of 1,
175,000, the Navy has announced
that its last official count show
ed 1,003,458, almost one-third
of them officers. Most of the
Navy's million-odd are enrolled
in the volunteer reserve which
Tuesday Sept. 28th
at 10 a. m. I will offer for sale
at public auction for cash, the
personal property of the late
Susan Watson, at the home
E. A. RUSSELL
September marks our 25th anniversary as Boone's leading
jewelers, and at this time, we wish to express our sincere
thanks to our many patrons and friends for their patron
age and cooperation. Boone's pioneer jewelers, at the same
time, look forward to rendering an even more complete
service in the future, and ask for your continued friend
ship and good will.
In connection with our anniversary, We are featuring
special pric'es in all departments, and list below a few of
the many anniversary specials.
SPECIAL PRICES THRU SEPTEMBER
-Watches, leading brands
-Watch Bracelets ?
-Child Jewelry, all kinds
-Leather Bill Folds
-Ruby, Cameo Rings
-Rogers Silver Sets
- ? Broach and Pin Sets
? Ear Bobs
? Alarm Clocks
Ronson, Evans Lighters
? Necklaces, Lockets
? Key Chains
? Fountain Pens, Pencils
? Sterling Hollow Ware
? Consoles ? Films
? Candle Sticks
? Mayonnaise Bowls, Ladle
? Sherbet Sets
? Salt, Pepper Shakes
? Child Spoons, Cups, etc.
? Many other items
W alker's Jewelry Store
ACROSS FROM THE POST OFFICE ?
does not hold weekly drills and
is not exempt from compulsory
A series of "new Matanuska
colonies" is being planned by
the Interior Department for the
first two communities, on the
Kenal peninsula and Kasilof vil
lages, and west of Fairbanks in
the Dunbar area. Settlers :ire
planned in groups of 50 or r tore
families each. Up to 2,000,000
acres, only a small fraction of the
land available in Alaska, is con
templated for utimate with
drawal from the public doroan
and assigned to settlement tracts.
U. S. OIL
Imports of oil into the United
States this year exceed exports
for the first time in 25 Vears, ac
cording to oil officials. Imports
will total about seven and one
half million gallons in 1948,
while exports are expected to
amount to a little more than six
The Federal Reserve Board,
in preparing to restore controls
on installment buying on Sept
ember 20, to ease the upward
pressures on prices, reports that
during the three years since V-J
Day, "the American public has
gone into debt more rapidly than
in any other period in our his
tory." It estimates that, by the
end of this year, the 40,000,000
odd American families will pro
bably owe much more than $50,
000,000,000 for home mortgages
and consumer goods purchases.
The Office of Education re
ports that school and college en
rollment will jump to a new re
cord of nearly 32,000,000 this
fall, despite another drop in the!
number of veterans on campuses
Grammar schools will enroll 22,
797,000 students, high schools 6,-1
270,000 and colleges 2,500,000.
All of the increase, about 760,000,
yill occur in the grammar and
high schools. Ex-GI's will ac
count for only 45 per cent of the;
college enrollment this year, as
against 48 per cent in 1947 and
53 per cent in 1946.
Sixty per cent of North Caro
lina's farm families now have
XPauj o^laK dbuj, max* and. mot* jamojiL* a/tt (uyiaaituj
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Yu . . . Chevrolet alone gives the Big-Car Quality
and Big-Car Value that have caused more people to
buy Chevrolet! than any other car! Chevrolet alone'
gives these Big-Car Advantages at lowest cost!
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Thai* comprnion art of
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Diggar has baan davalopad
for digging in hard clay,
shala. ate., and givat axcal
| lant footaga in such work.
A variaty of spadas. chisals.
| pag points, digging tools.
| root cuttars and cora braak
< trs ara availabla.
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CP Rock Drills ara fully
cushion ad, hanca thair up
kaap is low. High, sustain
ad drilling capacity and
long lila ara aaaurad by a
lubricating system which
distributea oil to all work
1 5% to 35% More Air
CP Portable Compressor units intur* a
modern compressor and gasoline angina.
15% to 35% mora air par gallon of fual con
sumed. Features: Increased valve and port
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lower power consumption per foot of air de
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Simple," low ? priced
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Phone 3-5521 - - Box 538 - - Greensboro
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GREEN5Q ORO, N . C.