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For Opening Of
Market Opening On Thursday
Of This Week Is Red
Letter Day In Annual
Events Of Farmers In
Progress Of That Town As
Tobacco Center Has Been
Steady And Sure; Set
Even Higher Goal
For This Year
Southern North Carolina is on
the verge of another tobacco selling
season. Thursday, August 4,
is the day the Bolder Belt markets
of this State will open and
as the warehousemen start sales
a steady stream of golden currency
will flow into the pockets
of the tobacco growers of North
Carolina. This day, August 4, will
prove to be the biggest day in
the year, not excepting Christmas
and birthdays, for those men
who have so carefully planted and
cultivated the 1938 crop of tobacco.
Hundreds and thousands of
those growers will have their
leaf graded and tied, all ready for
, the warehouse floor, and practically
everyone of them are conootorinp'
the merits of the vari
ous markets of the Border Belt
in an effort to decide which they
will patronize. They will read the
advertisements of these markets
carefully before deciding for they
realize their decision will mean
much to them financially. They
know that in checking over what
each market has to offer there
will be many things to consider.
Capable experienced warehousemen.
modern well-equipped warehouses
and many other things are
to be consideration. There may
be markets that, in the tobacco
growers opinion, are equal in
these respects, but one all important
thing that many overlook
is the past record of a market.
? When a grower is unable to
make up his mind as to the relative
merits of two or three markets
if he will just check back
Oh their past records he will
soon be able to come to a decision
for any market with a continuous
uninterrupted g r o w t li
, over a period of years surelj
has something better than thes<
- l :
.... A tobac<
Lee Woody T. I
Lee Woody T. 1
P. M. Ever
AT LUMBERTON?This aerial viewol
j row of warehouses more than a half mile lc
numbers: No. 1, Carlyle Warehouse; No. :
house; No. 4, Liberty No. 2; No. 5, Farmers
Lumberton Tobacco Redrying Co. Plant; No.
Smith's Warehouse and No. 11, the Carolin,
markets whose sales have been up'past record of t
lor down from year to year ac- market is a posi
1! cording to the volume of the that if offers just
crop. It is very hard to fool Uie to the tobacco g
man who grows tobacco. He may grown steadily ho
I make an experimental trip to a patrons and addi
. | certain market and sell one time each year.
but if he doesn't get a good sale I Starting with t
ilhe isn't apt to go back. It takes when Lumberton
a satisfactory sale to make a pounds of tobacc
rncuiar natron. That is why the:each year in tu
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iunt This Vote
recedented growth of Lumberton's r
vote for Lumberton as the Market T
:o grower finds courteous appreciate
. The merchant appreciates your p
irehouse Garlyle Wi
"Ed" Hodges Paul Sands
rnette T. J. (Tom
ehouse Carolina W
i. "Ed" Hodges Marvin R<
rnette Johnny Ji
Reports And Daily Sales Schedules /
y Week Day. Tune in On WPTF. I
r Sales Day By Day.
m the state port p|
pET FROM AIR VIEW j]
JSz > ' Vwc-. mJ > ffi^'fri w ^Mj
f Lumberton's tobacco district shows a
mg and in places two blocks wide. By
I, Banner; No. 3. Liberty No. 1 Ware;;
No. 6, Britt's; No. 7, Hobgood's; No. 8,
9, Interstate Tobacco Plant; No. 10,
he Lumberton | pounds in 1935; 19,575,658 in
tive indication 1936, and 26,881,120 pounds in
a little niore|j937i one wjU fjn(j that the Lumrower.
It has j berton market has grown to be
ding its old | more than twice as large as it
ng new ones was in 1934 during the past three
seasons. This growth can be eallhe
year 1934 ed pheneminal for it really is
sold 13,272,358, >>ut it has been steady. There has
o and taking been an increase each succeeding
rn; 17.250,454 year, even in 1935 when the crop
rmer Casts His
LUMBERTON'S SALES IN
LUMBERTON'S SALES IN
LUMBERTON'S SALES IN
LUMBERTON'S SALES IN
robacco Market; caused by its e\
hat PAYS HIGHER PRICES .
re folks. The warehouseman apj
Tom Woods ^7/ ^0*
) Smith | jrl? &
it 12:25 I^SA'
Raleigh. 5 MBt ~
I LOT.- SOUTHPORT, N. C.
was shoiTTmTTve^^othei^c^g^Therc^ire^^imober of Tei
tobacco market in the world was | First, Lumberton is ideally
showing a decrease. This is a re-1 ed. Hard surfaced, all-we
;ord that every merchant, busi-1 highways lead into Lumt
tiess man and tobacconist in the , from every direction. It is \
City of Lumberton points to with ] a few hour's drive of its
pride because it is illustrative of Ihest territoy. Second, Lumt
the type warehousemen operating j is a city that has much to
the nine large warehouses on the tobacco growers other
their market. It is convincing evi- a piace to sell his offerings,
dence acceptable to any tobacco beyond a doubt outstanding
grower that wilji stop to reason I shopping center in its part <
out what has just been said I state. It has cafes, restau
. . 1 on/iAWmrifl.'
rhose who believe in a jjujKjiaj jnoteis, anu uui^
vote can actually consider this for the tobacco grower aft
regular yearly increase in sales a [COmes here; and third, it
vote, a farmers' vote cast for ^ warehouses with tobacconis
Lumberton as the market that charge of their operation wl
pays higher prices. ! recognized as leaders in th
Some ask why the Lumberton bacco world. These men kno
market has grown as it has. bacco, they know how to s
11 Bring Your Tc
^ Bring Your I
I In Tobacco Time as at
I Prefer GULF PRTDE
I SERVICE. See us fo
Exide Batteries, Soft
and the Most Courteou
I Gulf Pride
1 CLYDE TURBEVILLE, Mgr.
Vote... He Says.
iys Higher Pri
1934 13,272,358 Pounds
1935 17,250,454 Pounds
1936 19,575,678 Pounds
1937 26,881,120 Pounds
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er increasing popuiaruy witn tne man w
.. A vote cast by the farmer himself.
ireciates the confidence you have shown
ji Farmers Wareht
r Talley Brothers
J. H. Cheatham
y Hobgood Wareh
I / J. M. Hobgood
W R- H- Knott
\ Week Day ....
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 , J^fEO
isons. and they know to sell it high. I We know that the 'N^H \V
locat-' A decade ago there were only 3 j not travel around the
rather ! of four warehouses in Lumberton | circles, since an ellips,. '' <Hf
>erton but the possibilities of this city ly path in which on," r
vithinias a tobacco market loomed make repeated revolut:,, !*' ''
fart- large before those in the tobacco another, under the acti^' ^Hd M1
terton world who were alert and wide-a- mutual gravitation. '
offer wake. Realization of these possi- -? \Vli
than bilities brought those men to The goldfish is a carp p ^^V>er'
It is, Lumberton. Year by year the developed its many fatl'(J.
ag a ; market grew and now mere are ana colors uirougn |- .
)f the wine large auction sale houses yearg of patient"
rants, in Lumberton. An aerial photo- cuiturista ^Krred
ations graph of the tobacco district of ' , ,
er he the city shows solid blocks, acre A
has after ire, covered by sky-light- , A S,tUdy de 01 !at, .M *
its in ed buildings built for the sale of y alm ?"sewife over s j
tio are North Carolina's principal money i 0 years showeu tnat ^
le to- crop. It shows a "tobacco row";Pared approximately J^Hgdsj
w to- more than a half mile long and in ; meals. The labot cost ..
ell it, ;places two blocks wide. meal would be over iy, '
tbacco To Whiteville 11 I'
^ar To Gulf Pride I ''
all other Times, Wise Motorists ^V"DV
SERVICE and GOOD GULF K
r Washing, Greasing, Gas, Oil, B?"
Drinks, Cigarettes, Sandwiches J*"
is Service in Town! 'e(l
jci vice kjiauuii ik
WHITEVILLE, N. G. ik
ho grows tobacco, can be considered an I]
Uptown Store I
in him by entrusting to him the sale of B
list 4th I
nise Liberty No. 1 and No. 2 3
Paul Taylor R. E. "Ed" Wilki.is
Herman Bouldin H
ouse Smiths Warehouse 8
Chandler Watkins SB
T. J. (Tom) Smith H
sport, And Daily Sales Schedule Will 8
Prom Station WPTF, Raleigh Every S
12:25 P. M. I