North Carolina Newspapers

    -fAj TO DELIVER COM.
^ MENCEMENT ADDRESS
Oj. iVilliii"1 Louis Poteat, pre ;
Ijnt of Forest College, will
f5ver tin- animal address at the
fmnienccmcnt exorcises of the Sylva
Collegiate Institute at the High
c?hool auditorium next Wednesday
evening May 9. at 8 o'clock.
The Commencement exercises will
terin Sunday, when the baccalaureate
jfcrmon "ill be preached by R?v. A.
W Smith. Pastor of the Franklin
Baptist Church.
I At 10:30 Jh nday morning the re
ntHtion a lid d.e.'amafion coute^: ?n;
b; held. At 8:30 in the evening the
annual concert will be given.
At S:00 P.M., on Tuesday the school
vill present the commencement play,
and on Wednesday evening the
graduating exercises and the address
iv Pr. Potent will occur.
President Hough states that "This
nves promise ot being the best wo
have ever given", and that he is
anxious that all Wake Forest men
be present on the occasion. "Our
friends", says Mr. Hough, "will be
glad to learn that we are turning out
32 graduates to take their places in
body is cordially invited to come
all progressiv e movements. Every
aud be with us."
SYLVA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE
GRADUATING RECITAL
WILLIAM LAWSO ALLEN,
EXPRESSION
WILLIAM McDANIEL FOWLER,
EXPRESSION
Assisted by
MABEL IRENE WHITAKER,
SOPRANO
HUMPHREY MARSHALL,
PIANO
FRIDAY, MAY ^ 1923, 8:00 P. M
PROGRAM
liz-Town Humorist Riley
William McDaniel Fowler
Life Lessons Geo. W. Bain
) William Lawson Allen
Violets Ellen Wright
Mabel Irene Whitafcy ,
Wanted-A Wife Werner |
William McDaniel Fowler
Hunting Song Mendlelssohn
Humphrey Marshall
Willie and His Girl Werner |
William Lawson Allen
Pianologue? Very Dark ... Rosenberg
William McDaniel Fowler
Springtime Alfred Wooler
Mabel Irene Whitaker
On the Road to Mandalay.... Kipling
Everybody is cordially invited.
At the High School Auditorium
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A RECIPE FOR PRE
SERVING CHILDREN
A recent health bulletin says,
"Take one large grassy field, one
half dozen children, two or three
small dogs, a pinch of brook and
some pebbles. Mix the childr?Ai and
dogs well together and put them in
the field stirring instantly. Pour
the brook over the pebbles ; sprink'e
the field with flowers; spread over all
a deep, blue sky and bake in the sun.
When brown, remove and set to cool
in a bathtub. "
This leads home demonstration
workers of the State College and
State Department of Agriculture tr
observe that spring is a good tinio t
start preserving children as well as)
eggs
LISTEN! LISTEN!
If you have ever been a student of
Sylva Collegiate Institute you are
expected to be at the get-together
mating Saturday night May 5th.
^our old school mates are going
to be there and suppose you come too
lets make plans for a bigger and
better school on the Hill. Ilemcni
kr 8 o'clock Saturday night May
5th at the adminstration building.
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WEAVER HERE
Congressman Zebulon Weaver and
?Rhway Commissioner J. G. Stike
^ther are spending a few days in
typer Jackson County, the bekt fish
*? waters in North Carolina, as the
tots of John H. Wilson.
A farmer in Pitt County built a
**tet potato house at the suggestion
the eounty agent two years ago.
^his spring he sold 200 bushels of
Potatoes in the town of Avden at
^1-25 per bushel and is selling about
2M bushels more for bedding at
*1.50 per bushel. His neighbors who
hve potatoes to sell from the bank
Vetting theirs go at from fifty to
ro HOLD SHORT COURSE
FOR CLUB GIRLo
Raleigh, May 4. ? Young girls, prize
winner and leaders in the club work
conductcd by the Home Demonstra
tion workers of the State College and
State Department of Agriculture will
gather at Pcace Institute in. Raleigh
during the week of June 4th for the
annual short course and school given
these girls for excellence in their
work during the past year. Mrs. Jane
S. McKimmon, Chief of the home
lo n.stratiori division, says that the
great event in the life of the littie
club girl is the chance to attend this
tate short course. The school will be
held at Peacc Institute and only
200 girls can attend this year. By
next year,' however, Mrs. -McKimmon
plans to secure accomodations which
will enable her division to care for
every girl that should attend. She
looks for an enrollment of about
00 next season.
According to Mi's. McKimmon the j
plan of work outlined for the girls J
.'or this year, "includes instruction j
in clothing and canning which theycr
cxpcctcd to carry home to their'club
mates. They will be taught how to
cut and fit a simple dress from se
lecting the pattern to basting, and
fitting the dress on one of their class
mates. The gardening, packing and
steriliziyg of fruits and vegetables as j
well -as jelly making will be popular j
projpets lor the well instructed club
girl to take back to her club-niatco.
As a leader, will be expected to serv<
as an assistant to her county age:-*
r.nd demonstrate to a home audit/ :e< .
what she lias learned, she is tai<gh*
methods of presenting her subjec.
as well as how to do a practice.
"Last year doing over old furni
ture, basketry, and serving a focal
were taught.1
"The whole school will receive in:
structions in how to conduct a meet
ing, parliamentary regulations, per
sonal hygiene and etiquette.
?"Thirteen home agent will com
> pose the faculty and Miss Msude
Wallace, Ass is tan State Agent, will
act as dean of the jsgftool. Thp after-,
noons will be given over to re
creation and sight-seeing. Many
rural girls have never seen their
capital city, or tiny city for that
matter, and the personally conducted
tout* which Col. Fred Olds provides
for them is one of their treasured
memories.
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SEEKING A MAN '!
Sapphire, N. C.
11 Looking for a man" was the ex
clamation of the Geek Sage, when
afked the cause of his carrying a
lighted torch through the streets at
noontime. Jesus (Christ) and Gataw
ma (Buddha) the one *he Golden
Rule, the other the Aryan Way of
unselfishness. The scientist record
the cold and heartless facts and sees
God in 4he nt>?:n and the i)atural laws
of the ur.ivavc. The evolutionist
faces "'the s'ow development 'of man
and matter, the ?rmer from the
walking apt;, or srtfbman, or further
all animal life from the one ceil
mimalcula in the water of the muddy
prnd, the sheltered lagoon, or the
"?oze of the sea. And that other more
perfect record made in picture writ
ing scratched upon clay dried in the
sun, by the early Sumerians that in
clude the first ten chapters of Gen
esis and have recently been unearth
ed in Wie ancient ruins of Babylon at
Susa.
I wish to speak with intimate
knowledge of one in the vicinity who
di^s the graves, sings the requiems,
and buries the dead. He visits and
cares for the sick and afflicted, he
stands for right and justice s:;d has
never raised his voice in defense of
a falsehood; lie walks in the teach
ings of the Great Master and hath
not where to lay his head that he
can call his own. Probably a few
fleeting years and who will take the
place of Tom Hawkins in the com
munity ? :
yA SUBSCRIBER.
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The farmer with no schooling
earns $240 per year; with a common
school education, $565.50 per year:
high school education, $648.50 per
year; with a short course trainm?1
added, $808,95 but when he adds the
full four year course in an agricul
tural college his average income
jumps to $1,254.00 per year, find in
vestigators at the State College.
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The State Farmer's and Farm
Women's "Convention will be held at
the State College this year on July
31, August 1 and 2. Mark these dates
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o'..0 WHITE COMMENCEMENT
, SMARTED YESTERDAY
; The thirty-fourth annual com
meheciunl of the Collowhee Normal
and industrial School was opened
yesterday with the annual sermon,
delivered at eleven o'clock by Rev.
Ash'o.v Clappell, of Asheville.
At 8 last evening the joint cele
bration of the Columbian and Ero
sophian Literary Socitics was- held.
This morning Hon." Angus W. Mc
Lean, of Lumberton, will be deliver
ed at 11 o'clock.
T'ie graduating exercises apd pres
ent..'! n ?jf diplomis will be at two
\t.. ii.ls afternoon. At 3 P. M.
the meeting of the alumni will be
held, and at 8 thifs evening the final
entortaiihaent will occur.
TSsc members of the graduating
? chi-.H uv;
Hi<rh School
President, II. 1L Ward, Whittier;
Secretary, Mary Flintom, Cullowhee;
i). MS Allison, Webster; Louella
Brown, Cullowliee; T. B. Arlington,
Cowr.vt:;; Cla,ra Edwardp, J udUon ;
i G. C. Buchanan, Sylva; Maude Hop
kins, Erst La Porte; J. A. Crawford,
Cull-^ i-: Ella Baye Rogers, Cul
low' v-. Ken non Davis, Buekhead,
Ga. ? '' ? Fisher, Jr., Bushnell :T. K.
Gih" , ...ttier; Celtic Watsoiy, Cul-.
lov. > E. Hays, Highlands;
I?!-' >- :1s, Sandy Mush; C. B.
i M.n v < .illowhee; Annie Woods,
. B. Madison, Cullowhee;
ids ', Hillsboro; Percy
oster; C. W. Rice, High
v||)d . ,
Normal
l'.. iuini. C. E. Still well, Webste,;
? : i jillian Reeves, Cross
iui-ck: Lenna Barker,, Andrews; F.
';<. Bumgarner, Canton; Bertha
;.e .man, Webster; R. R. Cole,
. riiev; G, T. Worlev, Odessa.
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GAY NEWS
There has been quite a bit of sick
ness in our comunity for the past
week or so.
The families of Messrs Sam Buch
anan and Tom Jones have been eon
ljped Lo their, home with the flu.
"MrSiHarrisot) Cowan has been very
sick for several weeks, but am glad
to report she is improving.,
Mr. Jess Cabc and family left for
tic West a few days ago.
Mr. J. C. Jones and family have
returned to, their home here, after
tl'e winter in Buncombe,
Jones has had a lumber
r,
Mr. K. 'i. Buchanan happened to
acvi-i-v had accident a few weeks ago
while working, in his shop, by drop
ping1 a wagon wheel on li is foot and
very badly mashing it.
Mr. L. B. Cabe^i rrived from Wood
row last week. "
Mrs. Sufe Bryson spent Thursday
visiting' in Cabe T^wn.
Mrs. Charles Tatham, of Georgia,
returned to her home last Saturday
after spending several days with her
.sister, Mrs. Harrison Cowan.
Mr. N. Higdon has purchased a
Ford car.
Mrs. Lindon Cabe, of Green's
Creek, has been spending a few days
with her father, Mr. John, E. Rick-{
man, of Iotla.
We had interesting Sunday Schools
at the Baptist andMethodist churches
Sunday. i ?
Mr. Dallas Jones and Mr. Wilbum
MeCall, attended services at the
Methodist church, Wednesday night, j
Mr. Elsie Sutton, of Green 's Creek |
was at Sunday School, Sunday even
ing.
M'^s Ethel Turpin spent Sunday
wil - i Misses Rosa and Eflie Barron.
Mr. 'K. P. Jones spent Saturday
will: 'imt daughter, Mrj. G. C. Tur-j
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V.i. ih.mcr Jones spent Sunday!
I .- 'ausin, Miss Ethel Turpin.
M; A*. C. Barron is spending a
frv dav> with her daughter, Mrs.
Baston Buclianan, of Webster.
B<;ro to Mr. and Mrs. Harlev
Buclianan, a daughter.
Mrs. Elizabeth liigdon spent Fri
day with Mrs. G. C. Turpin.
Mr. Homer Jones, has returned
home, after spending the week end
in Asheville. j
Mr. John C. Jones, has gone tp I
Asheville on business.
Mr. and Mrs.Lester Campbell spent '
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Jones
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A conservative estimate of the '
amount of lime used by North Caro
lina .farmers last year would be
^abaut Gfi,000 tons says one lime com-;
pinv Indications are that the Tar-j
heel farmers arc learning the value'
of lime in improved agriculture and ,
will ooutuxue to use wore and mss, I
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T0W1J ELECTION TUESDAY
ATTRACTS INTEREST
A great deal of interest has been
aroused over the .town election, to
be held next Tuesday.
Thq^ tickets to be voted for are:
DettaCiatic : Mayor, Dan Tonfp
kins, Aldermen, Theo. Buchanan, E.
E. Brown? D. M. Hall, A. W. Cope,
John H. Morris.
Citizen's: Mayor, Geo. W. Sutton,
Aldermen, A. A. Nichols, R. F.
Hough, Alvin Ensley, .J D. Cowan,
C. W. Denning.
For the first time in the town elec
tion the Australian ballot will be
used."t /
There is. an unusually lage reg
istration. v
WILMOT
Wc have been having some fine
weather for the past few days, and
the farmers arc getting along fine
with their ci*ops.
Mrs. Julia Nations went to Whit
tier shopping Monday.
Mrs. Fred Bradley is seriously ill.
Hope her a speedy recovery.
? Miss Lillie Nations went to Wliit
ticr, Friday.
Mr. Mike Brown, of Tuckaseegee
was in town, Monday on business.
MissDella Jones, of Barker's CreeTc
was in town, Saturday. shopping.
Sirs. Garland Wyatt spent Mon
day afternoon at Mrs. Mae Bum
garner's. . y.
Mrs. * Leon Revis and children
called at Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis'
Sunday.
Misses Cleo and Florence Brown,
Messrs. McKiulcy Farley and Ad
dison Matthews attended the com
mencement at Shoal Creek, Thurs
day and Friday night.
Miss Faniilc Raby spent the week
end with friends and relatives on
Camp Creek. f x ? . * -
, Miss Lillie Nations dined at Mrs.
Bedford Bradley's, Sunday.
Mr. Roy Settleinyrc, wears a smile,
its a boy. / {
Mr, Ear! Robisou, of Dillsb.u-o,
visit^Aat^his sister's Mrs.f J. H.
Lewis\*K*tnrd?v ami Sundaw. - - ??
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Messrs. Arthur Ashe nad Quenlin
Holcqmbe left Saturday for Winston
Salem, where they will work for a
while.
Mrs. Bedford Bradley and child
ren called at Mrs. Walter Raby's,
Monday.
Mr. McKinley Farley Jpft Mon
day for Smokeiuont, where he will
continue his work.
<, Misses Nellie and Lillie Nations
went to .Barker's Creek, Sunday
afternoon. ?
Miss Florence Brown visited her
sister, Mrs. J. T. Revis, Monday.
Miss Bessie Sellers and children
called at Mrs. Mae Bumgarncr's,
Friday.
Mrs. Pollie Bumgarner and little
grand child, Eula Lee, visited Mrs.
Leon Revis, Friday. (...
Miss Cora Gibson visited Miss
Bessie MaeSellcrs, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Revis took their
little son, Millard, to Whittier, Sat
urday, and, had his tonsils taken out.
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ROAD NEARLY COMPLETED
The Addi?-Willits link of the Old
Hickory Highway is practically com
pleted, both as to grading and surfac
ing, and it is expected that the road
will be received bv the state and
opened for travel within the next I
week, completing the highway from '
Asheville to Sylya.
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KEENER IS BUILDING *
J. W. , Keener is erecting a resi
dence, of brick, 011 his lot, on main
street.
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OLIVER BUILDING
W. H. Oliver has begun buildin.rj
of a residence 011 his lot, on Walnut j
Street, near the residence of M. D.
Cowan.
Nearly one-third the total number
of farm problems being studied by
the scientists of the Jinked States
relate to field ? crops, soils and fer
tilizers. The study of plant nutrition
is one of the oldest forms of in
vestigation says Dr. B. W. Kilgore.
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A garden will grow in most any
spot ydiere weeds will grow says
workers of the Agricultural Exten
sion Service. Reduced food costs and
better health are the results of-grow
ing vegetables at home.
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North Carolina has 383 textile
mills, more than any other state in
the Union.
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SHIP HOGS COOPERATIVELY
j cliona, N. C. April 26. ? Forty
the Muckland Branch Station farm at
this place* were recently grouped for
making a carlot shipment and sold in
Kinston for$526.78 after all expenses
were deducted, reports Earl Hostler
in charge of swine investigations for
the State College and State Depart
ment of Agriculture. These hogs
weighed 7,240 pounds. Most of them
were small, lacked finish and sold
j only for seven and one-fourth ce'nts
toseven and one-half cents per pound
because of this, but the large and
better ones brought eight cents per
pound.
I Twenty of the hogs were owne<l
: by liic Statio,n farm and the other 29
j by four neighboring farmers. A buy
er had recently been through the
territory and had offered only seven
cents f. o*. b. Wenona. At this price
i he fanners would have received
only about $506. Owing to the late
ness of tho season, a full car was not
skipped iii this cooperative project
and this made tflo- rates more ex
pensive. r- , ?
This is only one of many ship
ments that have gone out of this ter
ritory in the last year' or two. The
Muckland Station in helping out in
the shipment is trying to act as a
comnnlaity center rendering service
to the fariners in the territory. It
lias been found that since the recent
experiments couducted on this farm
showing how hogs may be finished
and fattened at a profit, hog raising
lias received quite an impetus.
The farmers of this place are very
busy at this time getting ready to
plant their crops.
Mr. Thomas Fox has been very
? sick with pneumonia but is better at
this writing..;, - ? ? ?;
Mrs. I). B. Stewart visited Mi's.
G. Norton last week.
Mr. Walker Breedlovc l?as been
doing some line work on the roads in
this settlement. We sure are glad to
see it. We need better roads and
better schools.
Miss Alice Hudson visited Miss
Edith Norton, Sunday.
Mrs. Lucy Rogers, from Lyme,
Connecticut, has been visiting her
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J.
J. Evitt, but was called home oh ac
count of her husband, being ill with
pneumonia. Her many friends were
very sorry she liad to go home before
her time was up.
Mrs. J. J. Evitt and Mrs. Lucy
Rogers, spent the day with Mrs. G.
Norton last week. *
Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Woodard have
returned from. Boone, N. C., where
they have been spending the winter
with their son, Loransy.
Mr. Laurence McGuirc went to
Sylva last week.
B m, to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fox,
a b 3V.
T'ie people of this settlement,
have organized a Sunday Schooi.
Kvei-y') >dy come and let's get in
.tcrestc.l and carry oij a good Sun
day Sc'^ul.
Tiie ;vi.i>le of this country are
glad to see Dr. Vanepp back again,
as lie has been away for a few weeks.
nine
grown in the vicinity of
NORTON
By the fireside still the light is shin
ing,
The children 's arms round 1 the
pa rents twin'ng.
From love so sweet, 0 who would
roam?
Be it evxr so homely,. home is home.
? MULOCK.
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letting folks know you have fresh
eggs, butter or other farm products
for sale is a simple matter il ^'rn let
the JOURNAL tell them about it.
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A HIGH CRIME
If I were theCzar of North Car- |
olina instead of the go vein or, I .
would issue an edict declaring that
from and after five years froin elate
any man who imported into North
Carolina any corn or meal) wheat or
flour, beef or I) aeon, should be forth- j
with hanged and without benefit of (
clergy. Of course, in the beginning
I should be denounced as an in
famous tyrant, but after the law had
been in effect for ten years the rich-(
est state in the union would build a
Monument to me as the financial re
deemer of my people. ? Ex-Governor
T. Bickett. 1
SYLVA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE
COMMENCEMENT PLAY
"THE ONLY GIRL'
COMEDY DRAMA IN FOUR ACTS
bv
.MIN'A GENNELL
Time of Playing ? About Two hours
SYLVA HIGH SCHOOL
AUDITORIUM
. SYLVA, N. C.
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 1923
8:00 P. M.
Admission 35 and 50 c.
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Cast cf Characters
Mr. Henry Robins
A wealthy New York merchant
Croson Miller
Fred Robins His son
Boyd Hat ley
Samuel .Tones
Son of Henry's business partner
Marvin Carter
Victor Sanford
Member of Manhattan Club
? Herman Oliver
Jimniie . ..The Meeker Street Terror
Lawson Allen
The Turkey 1
Lawson Allen
The Rev. Mr. Smith :
'Mack Fowler
Dorothy.... Sometimes called" Dot"
Lucile Patillo, ^
Mrs.Julia Robins, Henry's second wife
Lillard Price
Miss Marie fcohins,
....'....Her step-daughter
Irene Whitaker
Aunt Limly A Black Diamond
Lavada Price
Synopsis of Events
ACT I. ? Henry Robins' summer
home. The murder.
ACT II. ? SCENE I. ? One year later.
I Fred in prison.
SCENE II. ? AuntLindy's disappoint.,
ment.
SCENE III.? The escajxv
ACT III.? SCENE I.? Sanford re
turns.
SCENE II. ? Slum bar-room. The
written confession.
ACT IV. ? An interrupted -wedding.
,Fred proven innocent. Marriage of
I Sam and Dot.
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NORTH CAROLINA
The following poem was published
in the Tampa' Times and is so truly
and originally eulogistic of the Old
North State that we give it space :
N^'ih Ca'lina.
As soon as we get to No'th Ca'lina
The roads and towns get newah,
fmah ;
The people walk with a brisker step,
And even your motor has more i>ep.
The hookworm's banished, \ the
countiy has
A lot more energy, pep and jazz.
The livest Nortliener couldn't design
a
Livelier state than No'th Ca'lina.
The farais look fatter, the hamlets
air. 'i
Quite ignorant of tl.o sight of pnii.t;
They're building roads, and they're
not content.
With find and elj.'j but they use
;it.
x ii schools ?: ^ftd, ar.tl tho
mills arc busy, i
And eacli inhabitant owns a Lizzie,
Or a big twin-six or something Jinah
A ; soon as you get to No'th Ca'lln.
This state's not dreaming of da.vS
gone by,
There's a modern glint in each mer
chant's eye;
And the village belles and villagci
beaux
Are as martly dressed as the crowd
which fl'ows
On Gotham's streets. Yon must give
'em credit ?
These folks arc fully awake, you
said it.
You meet tho "boostah"; you 1 >stj
the "whinah."
As soon as you get in No'th Oalina.
? BERTON BRA LEY.
'Charlotte, N. C.
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UNCLE SAM FELL DOWN
"''-Miter Jim Jamtson of Parks was
heve last week and registered n.
sever:- kick against the Reporter.Not
bceanxe of any stand we had taken
in polities ir ft her matters, out we
somehow ha?f li?e;i failio' to send
him his paper. We'll p . you Jim,
fr.ia new on if fiirlu Sjm don't
fail us. ? Waldron (Ait) Advance
Reporter,
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If allowed to r^wn at will, ebif-k
ens soon leam that a good garden is
a regular pie eouater. Feaoe them
out and save the pi* for yeurself
suggests C.R. Hudson, State Fsnq
Deaonstntm
    

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