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NUMBER 13
Farmers Invited
To Attend Annual Meet
ing Louisburg Production
Credit Association
An invitation is extended to all
farmers of this county to attend
the annual meeting of the Louis
burg Production Credit Associa
tion at Louisburg on January 16,
in the Old Opera House, it Is an
nounced by N. C. Phillips, secre
tary of the association.
The Louisburg association ser
ves Franklin County and this year
made loans to farmers in this
county totaling J186, 000.00. Every
farmer who borrowed money
through the association is a stock
bolder and is expected to attend
this annual meetiag of stockhold
ers which -Is held for the purpose
of hearing a complete report on
the year's work of thfe organiza
tion. the election of officers and
(he transaction of such other busi
ness as may come before the body.
"We will be delighted to have
all farmers who are not stockhold
ers also attend the meeting." Mr.
Phillips said, "in order that they
might learn of the credit service
which Is offered to the farmers of
this' section by the association. By
means of production credit as
sociations farmers have been able
to reduce the cost of making and
collecting loans and by keeping
the system on a sound basis they
can obtain funds at costs as low
as those available to any other
industry.
"Interest on loans made by the
association is payable when loans
are due and the borrower pays
5 per cent Interest only for the
time he actually has the money.
Each borrower is required to take
out Class B. stock in the associa
tion in an amouqt equivalent to
5 per cent of the loan when he
.gets his initial loan and may ob
tain new loans without purchas
ing additional stock.
"Thousands of farmers all over
the country are now stockholders
in production credit associations
and are thoroughly sold on the
idea of cooperative credit. We are
anxious that every farmer in this
section shall at least have the
opportunity of knowing of the
credit aervice that we offer and
we cordially invite all to our an
nual meeting."
The officers of the Louisburg
Association are: J. O. Wilson,
President; C. T. Hudson. Vice
President; J. D. Newman, Direc
tor; J. L. Byron, Director; G. W.
May, Director.
Court of Honor
Louisburg Boy Scout Troop
held a Court of Honor at Mills
High School Sunday afternoon.
C. C. Humphrey, scout executive,
of Durham, was present. "J. A.
Hodges, chairman of the local
troop for the past five years, pre
sided.
At a business session it was de
cided to organize a troop in every
high school in Franklin County
and to hold a court every month.
An effective plea for a scout or
ganization at Epsom was made by
one of the Epsom High School
students, Russell Lancaster. Dr.
O. P. FltzGerald, pastor of the
Louisburg Methodist Church, was
unanimously elected chairman of
the local troop to succeed Mr.
Hodges.
A wards as follows were made:
Barrell Perry, first aid, life sav-,.
ing; William Barrow Jr., cooking
ming and White Lake Camp Em
blem; Karl K. Allen, life saving,
civics, White Lake Camp Emblem
and camping, David Spivey Jr.,
cooking; Robert Smithwlck Jr.,
tenderfoot; Ben Ballard Massen
burg Jr.. plumbing; William Lee
Beasley, bronze eagle palm; Joe
Macon Beasley. gardening, life
saving, physical development;
Olenn Beasley, music, bugling,
cooking, Bob Johnson was award
ed the prise for selling the larg
est number of Christmas cards In
a campaign sponsored by the
scouts; his award is a year's sub
scription to the Scout magazine,
?"Boy's Life."
Program At The
Louisburg Theatre
"V #
The following is the program
at the Louisburg Theatre begttf
ning Saturday, Dec. 14th;
Saturday ? Tom Tyler, Hoot
Gibson. iBuzz Barton, Bob Steele,
Big Boy Williams, Harry Cary In
"Powder Smoke Range."
Sunday ? Alice white and An
dy Devine, Eddy Dachin and his
orchestra in "Coronado."
Monday? Rochelle Hudson and
Cesar Romero In "Shorn Them
No Mercy."
i't Tuesday ? Gary Cooper and Ann
i (Harding in "Peter Ibbetson."
M Wednewiajr? Lawrence Gray' &
Florene M<Klnney to "Diss?
Dames,"- Santa Claus in person,
?mil Midnight Strow Wednesday ?
Will Rogers "In *0M Kentucky."
Thursday-Frldsjr? Will Rogers
. in his last picture "to Old'; Ken
tucky."
Phoney G-Man To Be Tried
In Vance Superior Court
Henderson, Dec. 11. ? J. H.
Cadell, fake "O-Man" who ran a
way from Vance County two weeks
ago with Mrs. Robert Watklns,
wife of a farmer, was given a
hearing In recorder's court today
od a charge of abducting her and
was held for the January term of
superior court under $6,000 bond.
Cadell pleaded Innocent, but of
fered no testimony and was not
represented by counsel.
Mrs. Watklns testified 'Cadell
persuaded her to leave with him
and Sheriff J. E. Ham let t told of
arresting Cadell last Friday In a
Greensboro hotel where the
Couple were staying.
A federal agent was here today
and questioned Cadell, but would
not discuss whether federal
charges of impersonating an of
ficer would be brought against
htm.
' The day before he left here with
Mrs. Watkins, Cadell appeared at!
police headquarters, claiming to
be a federal Investigator, and had
police lock up two Itinerant show
men whom he said were connect
ed with the killing of Mrs. W. W.
Mason, wife of a storekeeper, at
Pine View on Thanksgiving Day.
The next day the innocence of the
two prisoners was established
and they were released.
i Since being returned here from
Qreensbora, Cadell has professed
to have some knowledge of th?:
Pine View killing, but Sheriff
Hamlett said he placed little cred
ence In the claims.
Mason told Harnett County of
ficers his wife was shot to death
by robbers, but a coroner's jury
ordered the storekeeper held af
ter an inquest.
Dr. Bryan At
Baptist Church
Dr. D. B. Bryan, dean of wake
Forest College, tilled the pulpit i
at the LouiBburg Baptist Church
last Sunday morning and preach- j
ed a most Interesting sermon up
on the theme "putting the first
things first." In this he stressed
the fact that If we would put our
religious obligation first and give
the necessary time and thought to'
them we would be relieved of the
greater part of worry as the neces
sary worldly things would come
in time.
Dr. Bryan will preach again
next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock
in the Louisburg Baptist Church
according to announcement. All
are invited to go out and bear
him.
Rev. C. B. Howard is scheduled
to preach at the morning hour
at the Louisburg Baptist Church
on Sunday, December 22. ,
Toy Matinee
Secures 500 Toys
A splendid response to the
Children's Matinee last Saturday
netted the Louisburg Toy Mission
about 600 toys to be distributed
to needy youngsters Christmas
Eve. If there are other donations
of toys or fruit to be made, they
may be brought to the "headquart
ers" over Mr. Pleasants' store, in
the office formerly occupied by
one of the relief groups.
Beginning Friday afternoon at
four o'clock, the shop will be open
every afternoon and night. A full
committee will be named by next
week. In the meantime, come
down and help us paint and re
pair these toys, we believe it will
be fun for everyone.
Community Sing
The Christmas Carol Commun
ity Sing for the benefit of charity
will be held in Louisburg Theatre,.
Sunday afternoon, December 15th,
at 4:30 o'clock. This event is be
ing sponsored by the Council of
Social Agencies of Franklin Coun
ty, in cooperation with the Wel
fare Department.
The musical talent of Louisburg
College and Mills Glee Club will
give several good numbers, and
the whole gathering may give
Christmas Carols as they wish,
with the leadership of Mr. R. E
Miller, principal of Edward Best
School. A silver offering will be
taken.
"S
Wins First Place
The preliminary Declamation
and Recitation contest at Oold
Sand High School was held Tues
day afternoon at 2 o'clock. Vir
ginia Dark won first place in
the Recitation contest and Ran
dolp Denton in the Declamation
contest.
The number entering was much
larger this year than previous.
The girls entering the Recitation
contest were: Emily Dark, Vir
ginia Dark, Frances Person, Mil
dred Pierce, Isabelle Llmer,
Frances Parrish, Lois Joyner,
Louise Murphy, Nannie Leonard,
and Margaret Leonard. The \>oys
Entering were Ran^olp Denton
I and Perry Orlffin.
The Judges for the contest were
Mrs. J. E. Malone. Jr.. Mrs. Roy
Tharrlngton and Rev. Frank Pul
ley. They had to work hard and
thresh out the Winners; and their
decision was received with gen
eral satisfaction.
CAMPAIGN CLOSES -
All local Will Rogers memor
ial fund collectors are informed
that Saturday, Dec. 14, winds np
the Will Rogers Memorial Cam
paign in North Carolina. Please
send a check for all funds that
have been collected In your ter
ritory to Dr. D; T. Smithwlck,
County Chairman, Loulsburg. N.
C.
Scouts of Mills
School Compete
The boy and girl Scouts of Mills
High School are competing to sell
the most Christmas Tuberculosis
Seals before Christmas-Eve. Both
teams are working zealously.
It is a good cause for which
they are fighting. Every seal sold.j
means that much more comfort
to some sufferer from sickness or
under nourishment.
Greet the boys and girls with|
encouragement and buy seals
from them, many of them.
The seals, decorative and pret
ty, enhance the value of cards,
letters and packages at Christ
mas time. They add. also, dignity
and thought.
? The sender, once he places a 1
seal on his gift, feels, that he
has done a good deed, and feels
better for it ? the recipient re
ceives it with more gladness ?
recognizing in the sender that j
human kindness, which makes
the world a better place to liye
in ? and so the influence spreads I
? and more and more seals carry
cheer every where. !
The Tuberculosis "Chairman,!
Welfare Officer. Community Wel
fare Committee and Red Cross
Com. works cooperatively for the
I relief of the poor.
Your patronage means all.
LIQUOR HAUL MADE
IN PBRRY'S STORE
t A few hours after assuming his
; duties Tuesday as enforcement of- j
fleer under the Vance county li
quor store Bet-up. E. A. Cottrell,;
accompanied by several city of
ficers. raided the grocery store of!
George E. Perry on North Chest
nut street in the afternoon, seized
111 gallons of moonshine liquor
in half-gallon fruit Jars and plac
ed Mr. Perry under arrest. A $300
bond for appearance at a pre
liminary hearing was posted prom
ptly.
The case was set for hearing,
in recorder's court today, but waa
postponed until Friday morning
and the bond was continued.
Cottrell said Mr. Perry remark
ed he was "selling the liquor to
make a living."
It was an active day for the
new enforcement officer, and a
still was taken in another raid.
Mr. Cottrell started out with a
vim In the discharge of the duties
devolving upon him. ? Gold Leaf.
Association
Mr. W. F. Davis announced th?5 j
organisation of the North State
Mutual Burial Association, of Ra
leigh, with present headquarters
in Loulsburg the past week. A3
] soclated with Mr. Davis are M. F.
| Davis, W. W. Shengleton, Jr., J.
: M. Shingleton, Hill Yarborough
and A. W. Perry. The company
will conduct a regular burial as
sociation business among the
negroes similar to the white as
sociations. The officers are M. F.
Davis. President; W. W. Shingle
ton, Jr., Vice-President; W. F.
Davis, Secretary-Treasurer, Di
rectors Hill Yarborough, J. M.
Shingleton and A. W. Perry. It
will do business thrtfiighout North
Carolina. ~ h. .
LIQUOR STILL AND
TWO MEN CAPTURED
Dereard Kearney, white, and
Fred Merriman, negro, were cap
tured yesterday afternoon at a
100 gallon capacity still in Klttrell
township by E. A. Cottrell. Vance
ABC officer, and W- O. Watkins,
L. B. Watkins and M. R. Hard
shaw, federal men, and 900 gal
lons of mash was poured out at
the scene.
Kearney was released on bond
when he was given a hearing be
fore a U. 8. Commissioner at
Franklinton, and Merriman went
to jail in Raleigh In default of
bond.
Local officers had been seeking
Merriman for some months for
assaulting his wife with a brick.
I? Gold Leaf.
Tobacco Market
Closes
The Louisburg tobacco market
will close today. December 13th.
instead of the 18th. as announced
last week. The information re
ceived was mis Interpreted. There
fore the warehouses in Louisburg
along ..with other warehouses of
this belt will not open next week,
but will begin to observe the
Christmas holidays Friday even
ing. Announcement will be made
latar as to the new year opening.
Recorder's Court
The docket was not quite so
heavy at Tuaadapr's setting Of
Franklin Recorders Court. One
jury trial was bad. Many cases
were disposed of and several con
tinued.
E. W. Weaver, was found guil
ty of unlawful possession and
transporting whiskey, to be dis
charged upon payment of 16 fine
and costs.
S. C. Joyqer , was adjudged
guilty of unlawfal possession and
transporting whiskey, to be dis
charged upon payment of costs.
Joseph N. Knight was adjudged
guilty of unlawful possisslon and
transporting whiskey to be dis
charged upon payment of $6 fine
and costs.
Sam Rice was found guilty by
a jury of operating antomobile
intoxicated, and was given SO
days on roads, apon payment of
$50 fine and costs road sentence
suspended. Not to operate car for
12 months.
Probable cause was found in
the case of Berkley Alford,
charged with receiving stolen
goods, and was transferred to
Franklin Superior Court.
Probable rause was found In
the case of larceny against Osley
Mullen, and was transferred to
Franklin Superior Court.
A, nolle pros waB taken in the
case of operating an automobile
intoxicated against Forest Bow
den.
Bud Young was found guilty of
assault on a female and given 3
months on roads, road sentence
suspended.
The following cases were con
tinued:
W. A. Watkins. fraud.
William A. T?nt. unlawful pos
session of whislftiy.
Walter L. House, unlawful pos
session of whiskey.
Tom Hulden. assault with dead
ly weapon.
Petsy Holden. assault with
deadly weapon.
Decorates Town
In Co-operation with many of
the merchants and business men
the town of Louisburg is erecting
an elabrate display of decorations
around the courthouse square to
enliven the Christmas spirit. The
decorations will consist of various
colqrred lights, Christmas ever
greens and holiday wreaths. When
completed it will present a scene
of beauty.
Chichen-Guinea
One of the most interesting
spicemens of poultry that has been
displayed in Louisburg in a long
while Is a cross between a chicken
and a guinea. It haa the Appear
ance of a white chicken but the
voice of a guinea. It is. on dis
play at L. J. Pernells Store and
belongs to Mr. John Avent of
Fine Rtage, father of Franklin
County popular Clerk of the
Court, W. V. Avent.
ST PAUL'S EPISCOPAL
CHURCH,
Services for Sunday Dec. 15,
(Third Sunday In Advent) will be
Holy Communion 8a.m. Sun
day School 10 a. m. Morning
Prayer and Sermon 11 a. m. Y.
P. 8. L. 7 p. m.
The annual Every Member
Courses will begin Sunday after
noon. Kemp P. Yarborough is
the canvass chairman, and as
sisted with him are Capt. L. L.
Joyner, Wm. J. Shearin and Rich
ard P. Yarborough.
Choir rehearsal Thursday sight
7:30, home of Mr. McKinne. Jun
ior Choir rehearsal Saturday mor
ning at 10:00, home of Miss
Joyner.
Visitors cordially Invited.
MILLS P. T. A. TO MEET
The regular meeting of the
Mills P. T. A. will be held at the
School building on Thursday,
December 19th, 1836, at 3:30 in
the afterrfbon, according to an
nouncemqht of Mrs. J. Y. Beasley
President. All members are urged
to be present.
Becitation and Declamation
Contest
We are requested to announce
that the FrAilklfn County Recita
tion and Declamation contest
will be held at Edward B?st
High School (tonight) FrtSIay,
December 13 th.
THIS WEEK IN WASHINGTON
Washington, December 10. ?
The resignation of George N.
Peek, because of his dissatisfac
tion with the new Canadian tariff
agreement. Is more serious than
appears on the surface. Mr. Peek,:
who was shifted frdm the AAA
to the State Department, because
of friction between him and Sec
' retary Wallace, has been one of
the storm centers of the Adminis
tration ever since the Spring of
1933.
Mr. Peek is recognized as an
authority on agricultural ques
tions, and while his point of view
on many phases of the Adminis
tration's agricultural policy is
quite different from the official
attitude, be Is regarded as havti\|
a large following among the far
mers of the Middle West, with
whom he has long been influen
tial.
In bis efforts in the State De
partment to promote the export
market for American agricultural
products. Mr. Peek frequently
found himself at odds with Secre
tary Hull's point of Tlew. Only
President Roosevelt's personal ap
peals kept him from resigning
tome time ago.
? t-fK nnu domison
The real reason why the Presi
dent's friends and supporters re-!
gret Mr. Peek's resignation is that
they fear he will "do a General
Johnson" on them. George Peek
and Hugh Johnson, former head
|of the NRA, are buddies of long
standing. Both were associated in
the agricultural implement busi
ness in Illinois, and both came
into the Administration with very
definite ideas of what ought to
be done and that they were the
ones who ought to do it.
Gen. Johnson is out, and is
traveling around the country mak
ing speeches and writing articles
attacking the New Deal, although
lie professes great personal loy
alty to the President himself. Mr.
Peek has not intimated that he
intends to do anything of the
same sort, but the fear that he
will use his influence with Mid
Western farmers against the Ad
ministration is widespread among
the President's loyal supporters.
The National Debt
Secretary of the Treasury Mor
genthau's announcement the oth
er day that the national debt of
the United States will rise above
30 billion dollars by the middle of
this month is not regarded, here
as so alarming as the Opposition
! spokesmen profess to believe.
While there seems to be a mystery
as to the "eminent bankers" who,
the President said a few days ago,
told him that the United States i
! could easily carry a Government
debt of 55 billion dollars, there
is a definite feeling among the
financial and economic Advisers
of the Administration that a 30
billion dollar debt, or even one
considerably higher, is nothing to
worry about.
Sooner or later most of the
Government debt will be refund
ed at from 2 to 2% percent, so
that the tax burden of interest
would amount to less than 3-4
of a billion a year, and that is
not an alarming expense.
The Town send Plan
One of the big fighting issues
that is expected to occupy a good
deal of time in Congress when It
meets next month Is the Town
send plan for old age pensions for
everybody over 60. As advocated
by the Townsendites, it probably
has no chance, but it will have
such a show of voting strength
behind it that there is an excel
lent chance that Congress will be
influenced to increase materially,
the old age allowances under the
Social Security Act. and to make
them applicable immediately in-1
stead of in the more or less dis
tant future.
In the field of Presidential j
politics great interest is being'
shown here over the rise of Gov
ernor Alf Landon of Kansas to
first place among Republican Pre-!
sidential choices. The belief gains
ground that Senator Borah, this
time, is in dead earnest about
wanting to "be the Presidential
nominee of his party. The strong
est opposition he will have to
overcome will be that of ex-Presi
dent Hoover, who is neutral, so
far, on all the other prospective
candidates, but very much again3t
Mr. Borah.
Tho Hoover Situation
WashiiiKton is slowly becoming <
convinced that Mr. Hoover has no
intention of offering himself as
a Presidential candidate again,
but that he intends to see to it
that nobody who does not con
form to his ideas gets the nomin
ation. if he can possibly control
the situation.
The Republican National Com
mittee is to meet here on Decem
ber 16. R. B. Creager, National
Committeeman from Texas, has
proposed that the Committee at
tempt to write a platform which
will satisfy everybody, including
the beneficiaries of the AAA.
There is not much chance that
the Committee will do anything
of that kind, but the fact that
the suggestion has been put for
ward indicates^ the tendency a
mong the Opposition leadership
to grasp at straws, and demon
strates that there is as yet no
clear agreement on Republican
Party policies.
Louisburg To
Be Saluted
; I
Information received In Louis
burg this week announced the fact
that Louisburg would be the sub
ject of the broadcast by Thorn's
; of Raleigh, over W. P. T. F. Sun
day afternoon between 1:30 and
2 o'clock. In keeping with his
' policy of dedicating their pro
grams to some neighboring town
or college. This will no doubt be
i listened In upon by many.
, GHOUP CHAPTKR Y. T. H. V.
j Delegates from the following'
chapters of Young Tar Heel Far
[TnBry met at ? Louisburg- Wed n^a-i
day afternoon, Dee. 4th, for the
purpose of forming a group
Chapter la Franklin and Vance
counties:
Oold Sand. Epsom. Frankllnton.,
YoungsvlIIe Edward Best, Bunn,
Louisburg. of Franklin County
and Mlddleburg, Aycock of Vance.
1 The following officers were elect
ed: President, Perry Oriffin, of
Oold Sand: Vice Pres. Jim Mltch
[fner. of Frankllnton: Sect. Morris
Lancaater. of Epsom; Treas. Al
bert Hendilex.-of Mlddleburg; Re
; porter Oliver Williams, of Bunn;i
Advisor Geo. B. Plumtn. of Mlddle
burg. L- ')
After the meeting the officers
met and drew up plafts for future1
meetings.
Oliver Williams. Reporter.!
N. C. Extension Conference:
The Annual Conference of North I
Carolina Extension Service will
1 be held at State College next week !
from Monday. Dec. 16, through
| Saturday, December 21.
Our Home Agent, Miss Weaver,
County, Agent. Morgan, and As
sistant Agent, Boyce will all be
at tbls conference during the en
tire week.
At this meeting, all agents will
be (Ived Information from both
A. A. A. 'and U.S.D.A. as to beat
methods of procedure to follow
next year In order that they may
be of greater service to their re
spective Counties.
E. J. Morgan. Connty Agent
Rowan farmers s*j* -they havt>:
107, MO pounds of MMtiii seed
tot take. Most of it t? Korean with 1
?one KtS? and 8*>r(e#a
'Dizzy Dames' Has
Four Hit Numbers
Four outstanding musical num
bers that have already swept the
country, are featured in Liberty
Pictures' big musical production
"Dizzy Dames," coming to Louis
burg Theatre Wednesday; Decem
ber 18th, with Marjorie itambeau,
Florine McKlnney. Lawrence Gray
and Inez Courtney In leading
roles.
Outstanding among these song
hits Is "The Martinique", with
music by Louis Alter and lyrics
by George waggner, featured In
the production. Lillian Miles,
whose rendition of "The Contln
ental" In "The Gay Divorcee" won
her Immediate recognition, reud
ers it vocally, find In addition a
group of "Martinique" dancers,
specially trained by Maurice Kosl
off, perform an original dance to
the melody. Christine Marston,
famous Rhumba dancer, Interprets
the music in her own Inimitable
fashion.
Lawrence Gray, as the young
composer of popular melodies,
sings and plays "I Was Taken By
Storm," another smash turne with
Florine McKlnney, as well as
"Let's Be Frivolous" ? the latter
in an early sequence In the pic
ture. Louis Alter composed the
music of "Taken By Storm" to
Edward Hey man's lyrics. Howard
Jackson and Gorge Waggner are
credited with "Let's Be Frivolous"
as composer and lyricist respec
tively.
"Love It The Thing", the fourth
number in the picture, has music
by Neil Moret and lyrics by Har
ry Tobias. Fuzzy Knight Intro
duces It In the film;
Others prominent In the cast
of "Dizzy Dames" Include Berton
iChurchlll. Fuzzy Knight, Kitty
Kelly, Inez Courtney, Lillian
Miles. John Warbnrton and Mary
Forbes. William Nigh directed
from George Waggner's screen
play, suggested by P. Q. Wode
honse's "The Watch Dog."
W. B. Humphries of Bethel Hill
Person County, reported to farm
agent H. K. Sanders a yield of
tlx ton of lespedeza hay per acre
and a 100 percent Increase in
corn yields following lespedeza.
It's Impossible to get real mad
with a pipe in your month.
i
Drys Furnish
Drunken Drivers
The following was taken from a
news article in the Greensboro
Daily News by W. Tohi Bost, on
Dec. 9th:
Kaleigh, Dec. 8. ? Dry territory
furnished five of the nine drunk
en drivers deprived of their licen
ses to drive automobiles reported
In the latest list furnished the
papers by the department of rev
enue.
There were 10 such autorao
bilists who are given the state's
black eye. The habit of the depart- (.
ment of revenue is to report only
those drivers who have been ad
judged guilty in the courta. The
latest list starts with November
15 and goes through December
3. Nine of the offenders were
drunken drivers one was a hit
and run.
Greensboro gains an unhappy
eminence. It furnishes four of the
drunken drivers and the one hit
and gunner. An apparent con
spiracy against dry territory is
found in these later statistics.
Greensboro is dreadfully dry. The
county voted 5,248 for the re
peal delegates and 13,017 against
the repealers. There is no evil
communication to corrupt good
manners. Guilford does not bound
Virginia anywhere and it is about
45 miles from any county or state
line within which legalized liquor
is sold. It. is so far from taw that
it is. inescapable that the liquor
which puts wheels in the drivers'
head is prohibition, alias anti- *
repeal liquor.
4 H CLUB BOYS
Six boys 4-H Clubs were organi
zed in the County this year with
a membership of 149 boys. In the
following 8chdo4?: Wood, Gold
Sand, Hickory Rock-White Lev<TC
Justice, Pilot, Harris.
Sixty six of these boys chose
corn for their project and 60 of
them purchased Certified Cock's
Prolific Seed to plant.
These boys were visited during
the summer by Mr. Jones and
were graded as to the interest
they were taking in their work,
and as a reward for their work,
, the Agricultural Development
they were donated fifteen 100
pound bags Nitrate of Soda to
the 15 boys whose grades were
the highest.
Of the 66 boys enrolled in Corn
Work. 52 of them completed their
final records, making an average
yield) per acre of 37.2 bushels.
William Boone of Justice School
made the highest yield of 62 1-4
bushels per acre. Joe Denton of
Wood was second with a yield of
58 bushels per acre. T. H. Dick
ens of Hickory Rock-White Level
came third with 57 bushels per
Acre and Robert Toney of Harris'
School, fdurth with a yield of 56
bushels per acre.
Sometime during January an
Achievement day will be held in
j Louisburg at which all Club mem
bers will be asked to attend and
prizes and awards will be deliver
ed to each member who followed
instructions and kept complete re
cords during the year.
E. J. Morgan, County Agent.
Production
Increases
Detroit, Dec. 7. ? Chevrolet Mo
tor Co. today reported a produc
tion total of 108,876 units tn
I November, exceeding the previous
| refold fur any November In the
history of the company by more
than 60,000. The extraordinary
Increase in a period that hereto
fore has been one of the indus
try's low-production months Is
credited by the company to the
effect of this year's Introduction
of new models in November, In
stead of in January, as has been
the practice.
Besides breaking all November
records, last month's total ot
108,876 units also exceeds by
more than 17,000 nnlts the high
est January record in Chevrolet
history, thus setting a new high
total for the first month's pro
duction of newly introduced mo
dels.
Reports from dealers so far re
ceived are sufficient to Indicate
that November will set a new
record In retail sales by a large
margin.
The 108.876 units built during
November Included the production
of the company's 10 assembly
plants In the United States, Us
export plant at filoomfleld, N. J.,
and 4279 cars built at Oshawa.
Ont., for the Canadian trade.
As Indicating the effect of the
early introduction of new models,
Chevrolet executives pointed out
that November h&4 been exctMed
in production this year by only
three other months, April, June,
and July.
It was announced also that dar
ing December production will ba
maintained at the same Mgfc ratx
established last month.
? ??'in i mill ?Uei? . J
Wilson farmers have suffered
heavy losses from hoc cholera
ravaging their herds during th>
past two weeks.
    

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