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»slnv CHOWAN COUNTY I
By c. W. OVERMAN. Chowan County Agent
*Low Moisture Corn: As Cho
ufen County farmers prepare to
hjftvest one of the best corn
cfaps on record, we urge them
td take every step necessary to
kLp the quality high.
yVe’ve been criticized in the
p<st. Buyers, and especially
fieign buyers, say the quality
of; our corn has been dropping.
Tney blame our quality drop on
early harvesting and handling
jro remedy the criticism, a’
lilt of suggestions for Chowan
County corn producers is pre
fFirst, we must delay harvest-]
itlg until corn reaches a mois-i
tore level that will permit es- |
f&ient operation of harvesting i
aftd drying equipment.
Jwhen corn is harvested with
ffeid-shelling equipment at mois
tsre levels above 18 per cent,
the chances of mechanical dam
age increases as moisture rises.
UfeDA recommends against field I
shelling when moisture is above I
3* to 28 per cent, whenever pos-i
iWe predict that price ad van-!
tfige for early harvested corn!
tSat has existed in the past will I
disappear if the corn is not
properly dried and handled.!
Ejevators are unable to dry corn
3hd maintain its natural quality I
as rapidly as it is harvested.
It Farmers are urged to check
|itir the County Agricultural
.gents’ office and elevator op-j
rators for cash price and dis- 1
aunt schedule to determine the|
Svantage and disadvantage ofj
arvesting and selling corn at i
arious moisture levels.
are placed on corn)
with excessive moisture to cov-i
«r shrinkage and the cost of I
4fymg. Discounts are expected]
w be higher this year than in]
lAs another suggestion so
jkeping quality high, corn:
fnculd be harvested only as
fast as it can be dried to safe
Jtorage levels or it can be tak-j
yn to the elevator for drying, j
| Temperatures in August and!
September make it impossible
$o keep high moisture corn for ]
Jbng periods of time. Corn can
heat and sour when kept over- j
flight on a truck during hot
ISumid weather. It’ll keep bet-!
on the stalk,
i Farmers also are urged to
liknow their drier.” Determine|
»ne drier’s capacity. Then fob,
low proper drying temperatures
so prevent damage to the corn, j
•* Regulate the dryer so that >
the temperature of the grain as|
It is being dried does not ex- 1
:eii HO degrees. Cool grain|
i*h ‘within 5-1 U degrees of out-|
nde temperature and then aer-l
ite“ in storage.
tL Do not dry any of the ker- ]
*|tels below 13.5 per cent re-1
Sard less of the final average!
fcioisture content. Over-drying 1
’jbereases kernel breakage, re-
! Ulimg m txcessive foreign ma
Corn exposed to excessive
in drying: is poor
paw material for the processing
For example, in the
Jfret milling operation, com dried
ft excessive temperatures caus
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; In the making of a fine watch
i ■ m the compounding ot a
j prescription, precision is the in
i | dispensable ingredient.
! Following your doctor's pre
scription to the letter is our
professional pledge For precision
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much .you can rely on us,
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es refining problems and a poor
yield of stareh. In dry milling,
the kernels shatter.”
As a final suggestion, farmers!
are urged to market high quali
ty corn. I
Don’t mix dried and natural
corn for average moisture eon-|
tent. Previously dried corn will
be dried again. This will cause!
excessive broken kernels and]
foreign material. Buyers wilL
] Remember, once corn is dam-1
aged nothing can be done .to ]
restore its quality. Already, the
corn from the Virginia-Carolina i
area is stigmatized. If we don’t
do something about it. the stig
ma will prow. Markets will be
come fewer. There will be no'
advantage for early harvested
corn. Our later harvested corn
will be hurt, too.
By LOUISE B. ADAMS
Mrs. J. D. Smithwick spent!
from Tuesday of last week un-i
til Thursday visiting her broth
er-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Johnnie Keeter in Eden
Mrs. T. E. White and Mrs. J.
P. Love visited Mrs. White’s,
sister. Mrs. Mary Castelloe, in
Windsor Wednesday afternoon.j
Mrs. Castelloe is a patient in!
Bertie Memorial Hospital. Wind-1
The Rev. and Mrs. Oscar
Turner returned home Tuesday
of last week after being away’
a few days visiting relatives and]
friends in Leaksville, N. C., andj
Cascade, Va. The Rev. Mr. Turn-j
er was guest speaker for Home-|
coming Services which were
held at Willis Missionary Bap-|
tist Church in Cascade, Va.,
while they were away.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sawver of
Edenton visited Butler Williams
on Wednesday night of last
Mrs. D. P. Mizelle. Mrs. Bet-,
ty McWalters and pirls. Angelia
and Tommie of Edenton spent
Thursday with Mrs. C. T. Baker
Mrs. Linwood Bunch made a
trip j,o Kecoughtan, Va., onl
Thursday to see her father, R '
J. Mitchell in veterans hospital. ]
Edmund Davenport of Pl,v-|
mouth spent Wednesday visit-j
ing his brother and sister-in-law,,
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Davenport. ]
Mrs. Louise Pratt and son,
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ir|aiifciliiiw'i UesMS No. rraaohla* No. m
Stanley, Mrs. Madge Goodwin
and daughter, Joan of Edenton,
visited Mr. and 'Mrs. C. W. Dav
enport and family Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Baze
more, Joseph Oliver. Kermit Mi
zelle and children. David, Ruth
Ann and Judy, also Mrs. Faye
Harrell of Edenton were visitors
in the home of Mrs. C. T. Bak
er on Friday .
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Glasgow
[ and children, Dell, Howard and
Mark of Durham, spent the
week-end with Mrs. Glasgow’s
father, Butler Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Williams
and daughter, Lynn of Ahoskie,
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Williams
and daughter, Julie Ann, of
Portsmouth, Va., Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Glasgow and children,
Dell, Howard and Mark of Dur
ham were dinner guests of their,
father, Butler Williams on Sun-]
Mrs. J. B. Smithwick and
daughter, Amelia visited Mrs.'
Smithwick’s sister. Mrs. Gladys
Outlaw Saturday afternoon. 1
Mrs. Frank Bradshay of
Greensboro, Mrs. Odell White
and Mrs. Janie Russell of Wind-!
sor spent Tuesday with Mr.'
and Mrs. E. J. Pruden, Sr.
Wayne Keeter of Rockv Mount
spent the week-end with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Keef
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Pruden, j
Jr., and children. Ellen, Edmund i
111 and Ima Marie spent the
week-end in their cottage at
Nags Head. I
Little Mary Beth Smithwick'
of Windsor spent a few days
last week with her grandparents,]
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Smithwick.'
Joe Cubb ol Washington, D. |
C., and David Lytle of Newport 1
News, Va., visited friends on I
Mrs. E. J. Pruden. Jr., and'
son, Edmund HI were in Ahos
kie Thursday on business.
Charlie Keeter of Newport
News, Va., spent Saturday with
his brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Keeter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Smithwick I
and children, Amelia and Britt!
visited Fonda Smithwick at East ]
Carolina College, Greenville, on!
Mrs. Linwood Bunch and,
daughter. Ann, were in Edenton l
on Friday shopping.
Mrs. Chloe Byrd spent Friday!
in Ahoskie visiting friends.
Anna Raye, Martin and Mar-,
ion White, Ann Smithwick and
Kay White attended a football,
game in Windsor Friday night.;
Mrs. Chet White and daugh-,
ter. Anna Raye, were in Eden- :
ton Thursday shopping. [
Pfc. Enlion Ray Winslow has
bten spending some time at
home with his parents. Mr. andj
Mrs Alton Winslow. Pfc. Wins-I
ini. criOwAH LDfcw twA. NonTii UaHOUmA. tfaUJUtiAft’r. SEPTEMBER 11 1860.
low has been on sick leave due
to the misfortune of getting one
of his legs broken. He will be
leaving September 15 for Massa
chusetts where he will be as- 1
signed to overseas duty in Ko
Mrs. Ed Daniels was a pa
tient in Bertie Memorial Hos
, pital a few days last week,
j Bert Bazemore returned to
his home in Edenton on Tues
day of last week after spending
a few days with his uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Da-
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davis,
Mrs. Kenneth Spivey and ' boys,
Ken and Kerry, visited Mrs.
Davis’ sister, Mrs. Minnie Baze-
I more, in Edenton on Tuesday
of last week. Mrs. Bazemore is
, at home now after being a pa
tient in Chowan Hospital a few
I Mrs. H. G. Evans, Jr., who was
on the staff of nurses at Ber
, tie Memorial Hospital, Windsor,
has resigned and accepted a po-
I sition with Doctor Wood and
Doctor Bom! in the Chowan
Medical Center, Edenton.
Mrs. Chet White and daugh-
I ter, Anna Raye, were in Wind-
I sor Saturday afternoon on busi
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davis
and Mrs. W. T. Davis visited
Mr. and Mrs. James Davis in
Windsor Saturday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Evans and
boys of Norfolk, Va., spent Sun
day with Mr. Evans’ brother-j
in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.i
H. G. Evans, Jr.
Rupert Liverman of Harrells-]
ville visited his son-in-law and
daughter. Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Pruden, Jr., and children on
Mr. and Mrs. Chet White and
daughter, Anna Raye, visited
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Robertson
in Rosemeade on Sunday after
W. T. Davis visited relatives
and friends in Bldenton Sunday.
Mrs. T. E. White and daugh
ter, Mrs. Virgie Baker visited
Mrs. White’s sister. Mrs. Mary
Castelloe who remains quite ill
in the Bertie Memorial Hospi
tal, on Sunday afternoon.
Revival meetings will be held
at Merry Hill Baptist Church
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CHARLOTTI • RALEIGH • Nl W YORK CITY
beginning on Sunday night, Sep
tember 18, and ending on Sun
day, September 25, with Home
coming being observed. The
Rev. R. T. Smith of Asheboro,
N. C., will be the visiting
preacher. Services will begin
each evening at 7:30 o’clock.
The public is cordially invited.
Rocky Hock Ends
With 18-7 Record
| The Rocky Hock baseball team
ended its season Wednesday of
last week by winning the two
last games. They defeated Riv
erside Wednesday night by a
17-1 score behind the 2-hit
pitching of Wallace'Evans, who
struck out - and walked 5 in;a
7-inning contest. Rocky 'Hock
picked up 13 hits off Riverside
pitchers, Bunch. Peele and
Leary. Johnnie ,Bass led the
Rocky Hock hitting'' 1 attack wi|h
4 hits, while Nixph, Saunders
and Evans had 2 each. Bunch
and Leary got the only Riverside
Friday night Rocky Hock de- 1
seated Perry town 14-0 .when!
Rocky Hock celebrated home- ]
coming. Zackie Harrell went j
the distance for Rocky Hock,
giving up 6 hits, striking out 10
and walking 1. Rocky Hock
picked up 12 hits off-Perrytown
hurlers Bowen and Parry.
Switch hitter Alvin Bunch got
4 hits for Rocky Hock, two of
which were batting right hand
ed and two left-handed. Pitcher
Zackie Harrell had 3 hits, while
Evans and Tynch had 2 each.
Whit Perry had 2 hits for Perry
town. . . .
During this game Rocky Hock
manager, Wallace Evans, pre
sented player awards' to Catcher
er Alvin Bunch and Pitcher
Zackie Harrell. giv
en new baseballs autographed
by their teammates-'’ and fur
nished by Hughes-Parker Hard
ware Company. Pitcher Zackie
Harrell won 8 games and
only 2 this season.’ \
Door prizes for the'game were
given by W. T. Smith Grocery.
Rocky Hock played. 25 games
1 during the season, winning 18
| and losing only 7. The team had
! 7 hitters to have a .300 batting
1 average for- the season. They
I were M. Nixon, L. Jordan, A.
Bunch, W. Evans, Z. Harrell, B.
Goldsby and Johnnie Bass.
A note of appreciation is ex
tended to fans for giving finan
Cotton production in North
Carolina is estimated at 280,000
bales of 500 pounds gross weight
by the North Carolina Crop Re
porting Service. This forecast
is based upon reports from
growers and ginners throughout i
the ibtton producing areas of*
Thie, September 1 estimate is
30,00 Ci bales below the August
1 forecast and compares with
322,000 bales harvested last year <
and the 10-ygar (1949-58) aver
age production of 377,000 bales.
If the ..September 1 forecast ma
terializes, a crop of this size
would'- be 42,000 bales or 13.0
percent less than 1959 production
and 25.7 percent below the 10-
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