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By ROBERT E. LEE
(For tho N. C. Bar Association)
Salas Os Farm Crops
Jones has obtained a judgment
against Smith. Smith has a
crop of cotton and tobacco not
yet matured. May the fcrop of
tobacco and cotton in its im-|
. matured state be levied upon)
X and sold at an execution sale to'j
satisfy the judgment of Jones? |
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DON’T FORGET YOUR FUEL OIL BILL
EDENTON OIL DEALERS ASSOCIATION
URGES YOU TO SETTLE YOUR
Members of this association are eager to serve you with your
fuel oil needs by giving prompt, reliable service. So that we
may maintain this high standard of service, we urge all past
due accounts to pay promptly.
Our members also exchange credit information, which will
be kept up to date throughout the heating season. We appre
ciate your business and cooperation.
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.lina statute which prohibits a'
| judgment creditor from selling at
|an execution sale the growing
| crops of his debtor. He has
to wait until they have ma
tured or ripened.
After the annual crops of a
debtor have matured or ripened,
they may be levied upon and|
sold by his judgment creditors
as personal property. This is
so even though the matured j
crops are still attached to the
May a farmer orally sell his
unmatured crops? |
Yes. Annual crops, wehther
matured or unmatured, may be
voluntarily sold as personal
property by the owner at any
Such crops may also be
mortgaged by the owner. As
between the. parties themselves
(the borrower and the lender),
the chattel mortgage is valid
though oral and unregistered.
But in order to be valid against
creditors of, or purchasers from,
the mortgagor (the borrower),
the chattel mortgage must be in
writing and properly registered.
THE CKOWJUf HERALD, EDEHTOR. NORTH CAROLINA. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 13. 1960.
A tenant may sell or mortgage
his crops, matured or unma
tured, without the assent of his
landlord. But a tenant cannot
sell or mortgage his crop so
as to deprive the landlord of
his statutory lien for rtnt and]
I One who buys farm products (
from a tenant runs the risk of j
( not acquiring a good and valid (
i title to the same. If the tenant
has not paid in full the rent
and advancements of the land-,
lord, the landlord may recover
the farm products or sue the
| purchaser in conversion for their
market value to the extent of
The lien of the landlord for
rent and advancements made to
wards making and savings the
crops is valid without registra
tion. The landlord’s lien is ai-'J
quired automatically by virtue '
of his status.
The fact that the purchaser
has acted in good faith and is}
without actual notice of the.
landlord’s lien is immaterial. .}
A purchaser of farm products
acquires a title free and clear
of the lien of the landlord if|
the landlord has, by his words
or conduct, authorized the sale]
of the particular farm products .
by the tenant.
Sweet Potato Growers
Are Urged To Try
For 300 Bushel Club
The North Carolina Yam As
sociation will again sponsor the
“300 Bushel Sweet Potato Club”
program in 45 Eastern North
Carolina counties which produce
the crop commercially.
Growers interested in qualify
ing for membership should con
tact the county agent, agricul
ture teacher or sweet potato
buyer, but before digging the
The awards include an ex
pense-paid trip to New York and
other terminal markets, nine en
graved plaques for district win
ners and certificates for grow
ers qualifying for this high
There are two classes of mem
bership—full and associate. As
sociate membership is for grow
ers producing 250-299 bushels
[per acre. Yield is measured in
I bushels of U. S. No. 1 or bet
ter grade with each bushel
weighing 55 pounds, net.
Last year 30 growers qualified
for membership in the club.
The highest yield, 434 bushels
per acre, was produced by Ru
dolph Davis, Sharpsburg. He
grew Copperskin Goldrush.
County News 1
B r MRS. ROLAND EVANS li
College students in the Rocky j
Hock section who were home for
the week-end include Faye Ober,
Betty Bunch, Kathryn Tynch and
Gerald Harrell from East Caro
line College at Greenville; Zacky
i Harrell from State College, Ra
: leigh; Barbara Allred from Win
i gate Junior College; Joe Nixon
from Chowan College and Emily
Leary from Campbell College.
Mrs. Ralph Dail is a patient
in the Norfolk General Hospital, i
Mrs. Hubert Lowe is a patient,
in the Norfolk General Hospital.
Luther Bunch attended one of |
the games of the World Series I
played at New York.
The Audrey Gordon Circle met j
with Mrs. Ronald Evans on Mon- j
day night at 7:30 o’clock.
The Brotherhood meets at the I
Rocky Hock Baptist Church to- >
night (Thursday) at 7:30 o’clock.]
James Griffin of the Soil Con
servation office will show a film. I
“The Earth Is the Lord’s.” All j
men of the church are invited to
Stanford Perry of Suffolk and
Mrs. Calvin Keeter and boys ;
visited her parents over the
The Chowan Home Demonstra- |
tion Club met on Thursday night, 1
October 6, at 7:30 o’clock. Mrs. j
Roland Evans led the devotional
and Mrs. Jim Asbell led in
prayer. The president remind
led club members they were to
be hostesses at the Christmas
Festival November 27, at 7:30!
o’clock at the Chowan Commun- |
ity Building. The club members j
will make punch and decorate
the table. Mrs. E. N. Elliott,!
Mrs. C. J. Hollowell and Mrs. H. J
W. Dale were appointed as a
committee to make the plans. A
nominating committee was ap
pointed consisting of Mrs. M. M.
Nixon and Mrs. Fred White to,
select a slate of officers. The,
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Manufacturer’s License No. 119 , DEALER'S'FRANCHISE NO. M 9
president has moved to another
community and her term of office
for six years has expired. Hus
bands’ supper will be held No
vember 15 at Wards Community;
I Build,ng, with the Chowan Club
I to make place cards and decorat- 1
1 ing the tables. Mrs. M. M. Nixon j
j gave an international relations j
; report. j
| Achievement Day will be held |
] Wednesday, October 26, at the j
Center Hill Community Build- j
ing. Miss Pauline Calloway gave i
an interesting demonstration on i
arranging furniture in rooms,
EDENTON, N. C.
Thursday, October 13—
"BRIDES OF DRACULA"
"THE LEECH WOMAN"
Friday and Saturday,
Michael Rennie and
Jill St. John in
"THE LOST WORLD"
CinemaScopc and Color
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday,
Richard Burton, Robert Ryan,
Carolyn Jones, Martha Hyer
Due to length of picture, Sun
day shorts 2:30 & B:3o—Fea
ture 3:10 & 9:10. Monday and
Tuesday shorts 7:3o—Feature
Wednesday and Thursday,
Steve (Hercules) Reeves in
"THE LAST DAYS OF
Cinema Scope and Color
emphasizing what to take out
and what to add. Mrs. C. J.
Hollowell let her arrange her
Mrs. Hollowell was hostess
and served hot tea, pickle, open
face grated cheese sandwiches,
bacon thins with relish and cup
cakes. The next meeting will
TOWN Os EDENTON
The Tax Books for the year 1960 are
now in my hands for the collection of
taxes. We urge you to pay your taxes
now and avoid the penalty which will
begin on February 1.
A PENALTY OF 1 % WILL BE ADDED ON 1960
TAXES NOT PAID BEFORE FEBRUARY 2. AN
OTHER 1% WILL BE ADDED MARCH 2 AND AN
ADDITIONAL y 2 OF \% WILL BE ADDED FOR
EACH ADDITIONAL MONTH TAXES ARE UNPAID.
TOWN Os EDENTON
ERNEST J. WARD, JR., CLERK
be held November 7 at 7:30 un
less some conflicts arise.
Mrs. Thurell Bunch of Wind
sor, N. C., visited Mrs. Roland
Evans and Mrs Perry on Mon
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