STATE DEMOCRATS SCHEDULES TO BEGIN
CAMPAIGN TOUR TUESDAY Os NEXT WEEK
Plan Three Week Campaign Tour In 12 Congres
sional District; First District Rally In Eliza
beth City Thursday, October 21
Carolina Democrats hit the
’’barbecue trail” next week. High
ranking State and party officials take
to the road Tuesdoy on a three-week
campaign tour that will carry them
into each of the State’s 12 Congress
The election-year Caravan makes its
first stand in Hendersonville Tuesday,
October sth, where a 12th District
Rally is scheduled for 4 P. M., fol
lowing a parade and barbecue. The .
parade will get under way at 3:30
P. M. The meeting and barbecue will
be at the high school athletic field.
From there it moves to Gastonia in
the 11th District on Wednesday, Oc
tober 6th, with more barbecue and i
speech-making. The Gastonia Rally
will begin at 3 P. M., in Karyae Park.
Thursday and Friday will be spent
in the 10th District where the Demo
crats are turning on the heat to oust
the State’s only Republican Congress
man, and in the 9th District where a
concentrated drive is underway to re-1
elect Rep. Hugh Q. Alexander.
The 10th District rally will be at
Catawba County Court House in New
ton at 1 P. M., on Thursday, October
7th, with side trips scheduled to Tay
lorsville at 6 P. M., and Lenoir at 8
P. M., for local rallies at these two
On Friday, October Bth, the travel
ing campaigners will be in Statesville
for the 9th District Rally at the Court
House, beginning with a buffet lunch
eon at 12:30 P. M. That evening they
move into Rowan County for a barbe
cue and rally at Salisbury.
The following week the entourage
will campaign in the Piedmont Section,
with an Bth District Rally at San
ford on Tuesday, October 12th; the
7th District Rally at Fayetteville on
October 13th; the 6th District Rally .
at Greensboro on Otcober 14th; and
the sth District Rally at Reidsville on
The final week will see the Cara
van in the Ith District at 2:30 P. M.,
in Pittsboro on Tuesday, October 19th; :
at Kenansville in the 3rd District on
C Wednesday, October 20th; at Eliza
beth City in the Ist District on Thurs- .
say, October 21st; and at Kinston in
the 2nd District on Friday, October
Heading the list of dignitaries on
the campaign swing will be Governor j
William B. Umstead, Senators Alton
Lennon and Sam J. Ervin, Jr., senate j
nominee W. Kerr Scott, State Demo- j
cratic Executive Committee Chairman |
John D. Larkins, Jr., Party Vice-Chair
man Mrs. Mary Laurens Richardson,
National Committeeman B. Everett
Jordan, National Committeewoman
Mrs. B. B. Everett and Party Secre
tary Herman Moore.
Other State officials who will make
the trip include Lieutenant Governor
Luther H, Hodges, Secretary of State \
Thad Eure, Treasurer Edwin Gill, In- j
surance Commissioner Charles Gold, 1
Agriculture Commissioner L. Y. Bal- j
lentine, Auditor Henry L. Bridges, La- j
bor Commissioner Frank Crane, Su- 1
perintendent of Public Instruction
Charles F. Carrot! and Attorney Gen
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Congressmen, local office holders
and candidates, and party bigwigs
from each Congressional District will
join with rank and file Democrats in
the all-out effort to stimulate inter
est in the Democratic ticket and en
courage a big vote turnout on election
The campaigners are expected to hit
hard on the plight of the farmer un
der a Republican Administration, in
cluding the GOP effort to do away
with price supports for farm products,
and the reluctance of Washington to
furnish federal aid to North Carolina
counties hard hit by this summer’s
CONSERVE LIMITED RAINFALL
IS ADVICE BY ASC TO FARMERS
When it comes to the farmer get
ting the most out of his labor, fer
tilizer, and seed, it is as important to
[hold the moisture on the land as it is
to keep the run-off from taking the
soil with it.
As H. V. Mangum, of the State Ag
ricultural Stabilization and Conser
vation office, explains, the additional
moisture held on the land through
conservation practices often makes the
difference between a poor crop and a
good one—sometimes the difference
between no crop at all and a good one,
With inadequate rainfall general
throughout the state and with restric
tions on the plantings of cash crops,
this factor alone becomes all the more
important. Mangum said that in most
instances the concern is over losing
the soil and little attention is given ,
to the water that leaves the land. And
yet, he points out, often without the
moisture the soil is of little value in
bolstering farm income.
He says that the soil and water con
serving practices for which assistance
is provided under the Agricultural
Conservation Program are primarily
aimed at saving and improving the
land and that moisture is an import
ant by-product. Such practices as es
tablishing a good protective cover
with grass and legumes, the construc
tion of terraces, contour farming, and
many other fall in this class.
In Mangum’ words, “maintaining
and improving the productivity of the
'land is the purpose of the Agricul
tural Conservation Program and this
j means conserving both soil and wa
iter. Often one is as important as the
RECORD RATIO OF DOCTORS
TO POPULATION ESTABLISHED
A record ration of one doctor for!
every 730 persons in the United States j
has been reached during the past year)
through the graduation of the largest !
class of physicians in history and the !
| continued expansion of the nation’s
medical schools, announce officials of
i the Medical Society of the State of
j North Carolina.
The ratio will be lowered even more,
it is pointed out, in the next few'
years as the number of medical grad- ]
THE CHOWAN HERALD. EDENTON, N. C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1964.
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i Reaching 1472 feet Into the clouds
above New York City, the 102-
'atory Empire State Building has
long been regarded as one of tho ,
wonders of the modern world.
■ More than a million persons each
year visit the building observa
tories on the 86th and 102nd floors
to make it the No. 1 tourist at
traction in the USA. The view of,
glittering New York at twilight
from the tower has been de»!
scribed by Walter Winchell as “a.
look at the world’s largest Christ
j mas tree.” Atop the building is a
; 22-story-high, 60-ton tower from'
which all seven of New York's
' television stations telecast their,
programs to an area in which
lives one of every ten persons in
the United States.
uates is expected to rise more rapid
ly than the general population.
The record graduation of 6,861 doc
tors during 1953-1954 brings the na
-1 tion’s physicians population to approx
This information, as announced by
I the State Medical Society, is based on
| the 54th annual report on medical edu
cation in the United States recently
completed by the American Medical
There is in human nature, generally,
' more of the fool than of the wise.
I —Francis Bacon.
Army Tankers Use
To Destroy Mines
Fort Hood, Texas—The Army is us
ing snakes to clear minefields.
Not trained, seeing-eye pythons, you
understand, but a long aluminum tube
that gets its nickname from its simi
larity to the proportions and flexibili
ty of a snake.
The “snake” comes in a kit equipped
with five-foot sections of aluminum
tubing which can he joined together
to any desired length up to 1,000 feet.
Fully armed with Bangalore torpe
does, a 400-foot snake carries 1,500
pounds of explosives.
Upon contact with an enemy mine
field, the snake is attached to the
front of the tank and pushed through
the danger area. The tank then backs
off, fires on the snake, waits for the
dust to settle, then proceeds over the
15-oot path the explosion has cleared.
When the First Armored Division
maneuvers with the snake, its fangs
are pulled. As the Army puts it, the
explosives are “simulated.”
Man’s life is ruled by fortune, not
by wisdom. —Cicero.
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JACOB ASBELL FARM
Located On Highway 17, South, 1 Mile From Edenton
Part on Pembroke Creek
• 72 ACRES FARM AND WOODLAND
• 29 ACRES IN CULTIVATION
• 2 DWELLINGS WITH BARNS
• 1 FIVE BURNER TOBACCO BARN
• Large Amount of Pine and Cypress Timber
• Fine Building Lots on Highway
• 1954 ALLOTMENTS: Tobacco 3.8 Acres
Peanuts 6.2 Acres Cotton 3.8 Acres
TERMS OF SALE ANNOUNCED AT SALE
Sat., Oct. 16, 1954
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It Lobs Grenades!
Korea—A tough U. S. Army serg
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would have helped David make a
quicker job of Goliath—it throws ex
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The ingenious but potent innovation,
made of two leather boot laces 30
inches long connected to a wide pouch,
is a descendant of the slingshots from
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the Kentucky boyhood of Master Serg
eant Roy L. Sutherland, of Paynes
Tryouts with the sling have been
remarkable, more than trippling the
distances expert grenade tossers can
throw. Sutherland has hurled a 21-
ounce practice grenade 167 yards with
a high degree of accuracy. In sling
tosses of 150 yards, he has landed the
missile within a 20-foot radius of the
The sergeant is with a tank com
pany of the 24th Infantry Division.
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