North Carolina Newspapers

    Fi_1 IN NIGHT
Fifty Attend Twk*-A-WMk Al
Salemburg School For
Propose to Raiaa Cotton In
Spite of tha "Billion Dollar
Bug.” WiU Use Fertilizer.
According to Carefully Cal
-• eulated Formulae Much In
terest Shown m School.
Slate Supervisee ef Agriculture!
The old type of rural high school
confined ,5t* teaching to the foot
walla of the classroom with llttla
thought of relating the instruction
to the need, and life of the people
of the community. The new conaoli
dated rural high schools in which ag
riculture is taught presents some
marked departures from the old type
in that it has s larger rision, bases
Us course of study upon the needs
of the community and offering service
to every person In the community
One pincr of work dons by tha sg
rieulturul department of tht fialem
horg high school, Sampeon county this
past year Is an example of how the
new type oi school extend* it* teach
ings to the people of the community
a* weU aa teaching the boyi in school
better method* of farming. Thia year
before the boll weevil invaded thi*
community and last spring the farm
er* knew that something would have
to be done at once to combat the
pc»t They tamed to the teacher of
agriculture for help Boon fifty farm
ers were going twice a week to the
school to attend the boll weevil
course. Farmen of all agea and types,
accompanied by their tenanta, went
how to beat the “bnilen doHer" bug
it hi* own game.
Cotton in Spito of Weevil
It had bean the custom in many
communities when hit by the boll
weevil for the farmer* to change
their whole aystem of farming oval
night by going into llveitoelc or some
thing elae. But not so with them
farmers. They knew that some cotton
would be raised In thi* community
year after year, boll weevil or not
so they were determined to learn hou
to handle cotton In the msec of Mr.
BH1 Weevil.
At their first meeting the farmers
outlined some of their problems
These won: The variety of cottor
beat adapted to local conditions, hou
to fertilise the crop, how to seloel
cotton in the field to Imprvoe the
strain, phases of farming that might
tupplement. farming and to knov
how they stood financially at the end
of tha^sar an accurate record should
he kept of the crop. With 'the plac
outlined, I. 8 Howard, the teach*:
agriculture, was determined tha
hia farntdM als**t1,l La..— *L_ I— a l_
formation on them problem!. Foi
three month! the boat ami moat op
to-date information available on far
rain* under boll weevil condition)
waa centered upon thiv community
through the assistance of R. T. Mel
vin, the County Agent, and the ape
cioliata from the North Carolina Ex
periment Stations and Extension 8or
vice. This is bow they dhl It ant
some of the results:
Soma of tho Rosalia
1. The year before a variety ten
of cotton on the school farm shower
the sort that made the high«*t yield
"H sremed to be beat adapted b
lh* community. So last spring th<
farmer* ordered a ear load of tha
read. Instead of growing fifteen va
rivtle* of cotton they grew only one
2 To find out the proper kind
of fertiliser* to use for cotton, tm
fertiliser teats wera mad# an tw.
farms A saving of approximately It,
000 wax made when tha farmer
bought the materials and homo-mis
ad their fertiliser* Instead of buyini
the ready-mixed goods These teal
wtt* conducted under the oupervMoi
of tho N. C. Experiment Station.
I. Under the guidance of Dr. V
T. Winter*, plant breading apeclahal
each farmer this tall selected his tea
cotton from the Sold About 1,00
bushels ware fled selected and finne
separately These wBl be used fo
•eed next spring.
4. J. 8. Howard, teacher of agr
culture in tha Salemb«rg high arhoe
who conducted the ball weevil conn*
calculated fertiliser formulae for am
enty one farmer*.
I. .Fifty-six farmer* kept aa m
enrols financial record so Bfifi sen
of eettoa
6. While th« man war* study tag
cotton a clam far woman who wart
intr irsted ia Improving their meth
ods of farming was earned on.
Boll Warril aad EdacstWu
The condition that prevail* In many
Mouth® rn communities today drw
thst the boll weevil ban cos side ruble
influence op on tha typa of a school
a community may have," said J. 8.
RowStd In commenting on tha course.
"Many communities have found It
Impossible to support a first clam ra
; ral high school on account of tha In
come of the farmers being lessened
by the invasion of the boot weevil.
1 8o we fslt that It was tha duty ef
1 the agricultural department of tha
1 school to teach the farmers of this
' community how to meet the ball wea
vtl In order that they might con tinea
i to have a first-class high school.”
> The work that the agricultural de
> partment af the Saaaaburg high
- school did for tha farmers and bays
> of the coamusnity who ware net la
■ school Is typical oif tha work being
r dans ia eighty high schools of the
■ State today In which agriculture la
l taught Last year f.SOfl persons whs
wen* not In aahaoi. stopped their far
ming operations long enough to MM
, to tha school to attend chert cou rasa
1 in order te learn batter methods ef
I farming.
i The work with person* out af
r school is only sue phase af the a udt
of the vocational agricultural high
- schools of the State. Two thousand
. farm boys, who are raguUrty enrolled
>, In agricultural con mas ef lasts nsllan
• In agriculture, and In every imi
nlty Where they are located them
i- schools are making It a better pleas
a hi which to live.—Mews and Obser
Judge Kerr Create Injneetbe
i To Prerent Member Selling
( '
Warrantor, Dee. 1#—Judge John
H. Kerr granted the Peannt Grevert
A-sortition an Injunction ret t raining
C. T. Harrell of Bertie county from
idling without the amoclation at a
healing In the court house here this
Harrell was defended by J. W.
Davenport of Windsor and K. R Ty
ler of Roxobel. The interests of the
co-operative ueociation were in the
hand* of Attorney! L. L. Levy, *.
Frank Story of Franklin, Va., and
Praneli D. Winiton of Windsor.
Mr. Levy, whose presentation el
the co-operative eases at Nasheilla
several weeks ago received wide com
ment, said after the trial this morning
that the association was bringing
eighteen other suits against contract
breakers "The outcome of the dear
was very gratifying," the California
co-operative lawyer said. “It waa a
pleasure to have It heard before a
Judge who wsj thoroughly cognisant
of the principles underlying co-op*
emtive marketing and one who had
givon thought to its various legal
"The decision of Jndgo Kerr, fol
lowing those of Judge Daniels and
Judge Lyon establish the validity of
the agreement, and the association is
going after violators of contracts ro
cs r die is of wealth and position '
Mshv Speed*. Arwada* «• Mwth
Ira That Ska la Howled
London, Dec. 14.—Lady Alter na
tha centre of a otorray scons at the
conference of the National Unionist
Association this oftoraooa hcfspe tha
arrival of Prims Minister Sonar Uo
when she made a speech utadtg aa
much Ire that the was several timoa
hswlsd down. 4to-ddmdrda«M
"Go back to A merlon."
Speaking on a resolution in trod as
ed by another woman member ad
vocating s campaign of economics a
mong the young to refute 'Hie la
ridloua and Inrsssant socialist propa
ganda." Lady Astor threw tha first
bomb when in referring to tbs con
servatives she said:
"Wc hove members living -in more
then one house and they don't real
ise the eo-dltions of people living
in two room*. It Is said that teachers
are socialists. I don't blame thorn."
Dloonier followed those remarks
amf there were eriee af "shame” and
"withdraw,” while one delegate shout
ed "go hack to America.”
Lady Astor shoaled back: "Yoa
are worse than the labor party. Shat
up. If yoa don't shot up you wont
be able to hear what I’m saying."
Shortly afterward there was dis
tent from her hearer* and Lady As
tor retorted:
"It is very anfortunate to be howb
»<l down at your own party ntacting."
E«»-* Mayar. Director of
War FIsaac* Coopers than.
Pay* Tribute Ta Part Ca
Operattre Aaeaciatiase Haas
Played hi Ragtnrini Flaaa
dal Stability.
Wellington, Dm. 1 *.—TV* Matfioa
al Convention of fuein' Cetietv
tiaa Aaeoalatior.e wm told by letie
tar Herbert Hoover today that the
farmer had a right to demand rollef
from the financial trouble* by which
hr i* handicapped. The Secretary pre
dicted that action coon weald ha ta
ken to provide thle lolled la a J ti
llal and aatlefaetoiy manner.
Both Mr. Beover and Senator Cap
per preiaed the work dona by the co
operative aaaoctatiose, the farm bloc
lander declaring that no agency had
done men ta puR the fanner oat
of the hole by wfaldi hi found -him*
•elf o year aga.
inc uwmree secretary eeeerted
U«»t the farmer* had a special right
to consideration bentM the iadaa
price* of all manufacturing and ta
rt urtrlai pmpi show that nets* ef
them baa angered eo heavily aa the
errantry*. agrientaral internets. Tha
farmer*, be yin* power, h* laid, hag
declined far bemad,tha point Juatlfl
td by the condition* la athar ladna
He addad that agiiroltar* ted id,
fend more from tha Wcfc of teas**
portation facKtiee than from te
enaaad rata*, and eaid it mi boo.
ennry.that tha eomtep aha aid teas
■•"ilM tha variooa farmer relief pro
poaaU now pandto* l» Ompn. but
he aaaartad that the real plight at
^farmer waa being brought home to
time waa aot far distant whom ectioa
woald b* taken commensurate with
the naada of tho dknation.
Mayor .director of the War
Finance Corporation, aleo told the
convention that ratirf msaoaiss wan
nocetaary. and Joined M paying tri
bate to the part the cooperative **
aoelatlona have played In motoring *.
«*»dal ftahUHp. Mo ether factor, he
mid, had cootritetad ao much toward
th* general financial recovery from
tho law point af a year ago, teeaoa*
the eo-operativa waganfaationo had
provided an element of atabOity of
which th* financial world at large wae
greatly In need.
rr*ibWa> BirweSwr Drta«l..< Thai
IraWny SUI Bo Dry Dw
lag HilUtyi
Now York. Doc. IT.—Determined
(hot Broadway dial] be dry for the
holidays, E C. Yollowty, acting peo
hlbttien director, as Bounced temlgfri
be would invoke the power of the
injunction to roattsln >00 cafes and
cabaret owner* from •erring into**
eating tibactsna.
The htjaactione will be taught on
the ground that each of the >00 al
ready has been convicted of *io1st»
trig prohibition laws. Today's actios
ia only one of the drastic moaaaaei
drawn by prohibition enforcement at
Admit In their holiday drive against
liqaar law delators.
1 (a order to curb trade at isle
and restaurants which score aciUng
liquor Yetlowly directed hie agent
all persona emgftt In raids wham
the liquor eras found, whether in poo
•eastern of waiters or hippoekat pa
Aa a farther atop fha director ba
oHaiad every person caught la Me
net spread bp Me agents, jailed a
eaec. and haa done away with the is
seance of sammaneas. Bach priaonaa
will be tamed ever to the peKee, edu
win b* empowered to iz ball or a
their dice ration held offend era far aa
made bp agents acting seder thaaaZ
•tractions today. The revocation a
druggists alcohol permits, in aa ad
tempt la Alt off the ever 1—rndg
flwm af Hqaar bm this aaaraa, ha
Am la pragma far darn Today *
Ma ns mas ever amrrlsd yet ah
know what all tha wadding praam*
waaa far.
■—» «»d
bat Hit)
cotton aaad hams. * s:
Adame dafenaa waa eat #f the or
dtoaiy and caald wa j~ nm coma
under tha iaatgai| ft “arm staff*.
He maintataod that ka was la tww
of the aaforeaenoBt AT the law, waa
anxious to pat down the alia liquid
that Inflames the passions and
to# tools of aeon, said had repeatedly
appealed to tha Towhehlp Constable.
Tha “law," however, waa somewhat
dHatorjr shoot n[pmdat the Waffle
ia this hnmsdlata toeabty and it waa
than that Parr* heard tha Veto* from
the Wild*meat crying cut, arias from
yoar lethargy, doth* thyself to the
armor of jililiHwi and being as
raBef. Thualy liMfirtd and weighted
down f>y haasr d+paadtolHty. he
went forth uaehtog those he might
devour. He had aulp ppaaaadad dawn
the warpath a short distastes when
he beheld to tha distance two Agars*
eraaptog stsaHhffp along with their
burden. Brandishing his weapons and
raising hit tt—mA il them
to stop to the natoa of Volstead, bat
they quickly drpesltad their bardaa
•ad took the Antis Berneas. Telly's
oenaidoration far tha Jwak dealer ia
why ha stand the afseaaald aUD so
carefully In hia ham left
I fn the ahaawar ad the accessary
1 credential His Honor ruled that U
| would ho proper far Parry to swpiar
at th* next turn of tha federal Oauat,
at which tha* h* caald apply to the
higher Tribunal far a spatial com
I -»
, t-to.trbl C.ri-Htu ltor**l TW
1 Hard 1MM Nat lUtofc
‘! Naw Tart, Pto- It. ' gtoak 4M
; Am da wtn MM tt paapaaod ky
1 tony MyiUI torpor* tiona today.
Tte WaaUnytowAkr Banka ONayaay
atoekkoVJan, it ana tmoanttd, wttl
! rate, iacraaoo la topttat aUck of tba
> company fr*oa (jji^OOO to 9M.OOO.
> MO, and daetai* a |< par coat ataak
' *Wdate- ..v
Tte PMateld or. A) Tra«t (te
1 paai| doatarad tikM atockdlrldowd
I fraaa MOO.OM to MtMto'telb
I'daatatod a 100 jar amt alaik dtoi
’ dand after iaaOMtoay Ha oapltalte
! ttea froat 91,000400 to 9S4M40O
■ Tte iaka T. Mar Catayaay, ol
1 tototen, daaliaod a fatty par tan
• ate* dMdoad fcteitet koMor*
l Tte atoak ktodota of U>a Tart
Ptote OUat OMM. *f Toledo «<1
rota f>atfkt» M m a propotol u
• 1UM4M ^OlSoWBaO1 aaTte£
• tetokdtattMd. /•
* >t* * a.
* t • a
War WHl R# Aafc*
•4 la rmirlaii.I Willi Air*
WMfclagtoa. Dm. IT—«Upo Uken
«>• NfaiNm of Agrtevtan* to
promising of tbo part
roar to thoroughly toot oat tbo eooo
itg season,“ 0m secretary wrote, “tbo
•c'ootTe farm of tbo daputetb
will be folly loripbl and tbooo Who
hove boon studying 0m problem fool
very rnaflitewt tbot oot of tbooo ow
be fool tbo eottefnstesp
tleo for] " “
wmIo reply to owe from
rto onoioriog a
> eei
Uaf I
lace wrote, “ao doubt My roaco
wau tba state of mind of a groat
■naay poopla la tbo loath. Those,
however, who bare boon doe oot to
the problem realise tbo diflcohj*.
with which tbo scientific wo there bare
bed bo contend in tbo development
•f control measarve foe tblo insect
aad eon rider rather that the advene*.
■Mnta mads have bees more than
eoald bo expected.
“In fact jut at the present tbao
the situation is men favorable than
ever before. The rlooting ■~T»VeTf v..
ia the face of the heavy ladosUtion
of this year proved Moelf "robls of
satisfactorily protecting 0m produc
Uon of cotton ia large areas of the
South. This method meats to bo ao.
poelally well adopted far tba men
productive areas aad whore the staple
eottea have been developed aad la
t*»M regions where the yield per
acre it half a bats or morg tbo method
proren satisfactory,
recently ee yen no doubt
knew. Dr. Newell and Mr. George
Bnlth ef the Florida Experiment sta
tion hare pehliahed a bnOetia airing
a complete and detailed seeewnt of a
long eerie* ef experlmeote la the
oae ef another method of cent ml
which appear* to be pccnUarty adapt
ed te moet the condition* in the Fler
We region and in other region* of
th* Sooth in which the cotton pradaa
Uoc per acre to relatively low.
"The fact that the Florida method
has bees tarried eat rocctorfelly^by
the ordinary share cropper* and th*
cotton production practically agoal
to that before the weerfl '■-*iim
*eem* to warrant the condosiou that
thia will prove to he a eheapar and
•■dent method over a taiga area in
tho heath The department ia jaat a)
thh time requesting cooperation *1
t"* F*r Department In th* forthei
*•■**■» ,f *ka possibility ef oeroplanr
"Th* remarkably fuecserfal re
■ulu obtained ele*where ty this reo
«had teemed to afanndantly justify the
additional taper*** that wll be in
1 eupred la a much amt* ertenelva teal
to he carried *a thia pear whie)
•bould determine rraidadr>l| wketb
*r thee* machine* can ha degrader
, to materially aariet la Urn eon
tret of this peat."
> Th* CMmrn bell* are ringing
^ Tk« hen* ef ta^age;
Aerem (he Htoat fleld* af mow.
The Chrlrtma* hell* t*hy Hag m
A joyow pash Pd have yea barn
i Bod gtv» te m* the HI TVwi bell*
That rang fee a* long yoaaa eg
, /
Lam Friday night a
tarred at " aka
pMtn VH
of the palk* adkerm of
Frew tha ray ana, it
other young man by the
OUbib was ia a aenn raaiiwia'M*
ier the aed affair. Odaw had gaiaed
temporary uea ti tiybiaua’a ear
and araa driving ay aad dears Bee
aea'a mala street at terrific ayeod.
Th* night palirowaa mat to tha
heat* oi Chief Perry to aacm Ma
aadatanae before aakhe aa arrest.
Ia th* asaaatfaM. Odaa drive* to the
eatoUits of Dm ton and picks ap
Stephenses, and together, they drive
bach ay Main street
At this Janets** the sdBcen who
bad stationed thvsnsalvaa at attegiltf
yeaHierti along Dm there aghfara,
jumped a pea th* raaatai heard ad
tha ear ta wake DM vMt, shsugii*
Odaw syeed* ay aad daring tha ti
eiteasent th* CMef’t re valvar is aaei
daadally dlarhargad aad yaug sto
phrnaan seat fatally w*Boded.
Atapliaaaaa was rariwd to a Pay
•*t^rlUa hupHri where he died ee
-<Uri bating th*
■nee and hia
tony. i
already bald a wiattag. at_,_ ,
Chief Party tra* irawylsd frsae any
hlans* relative ta the rhaottag.
— ■ - > * A
boon laetwwtad hy tha toyirtaiit to
the man aa account af the abort
croy ud than wW be ae farther
nyerte of ginning thla county from
tha auon'i crop The chance* nre
enid to be nat at all llkaly that re
port* will ever be made again la Co
lamb a* county.
Two reaeoni are asngned. the far
mere ate taming their attention tow
ard the rmlatog af other e?~y* and
the ball weevil. Enough af acreage
wae planted thla pear to bdng the
crop ap to lad. year’* a amber tat the
woerlle dertroyod the
the crop. A faw yon
»aa rairing elaae to
^ __ I
R“CUI *Y^!£,acAlf*
Warhi often, Dae. 17,—The walk
•f the officen and craw of the i»
•tiam destroyer Baiab ridge. in m-1
e»“C «« pereonj yesterday fro* tha
bomiag French transport Vinh-Beag
h> the See ef Marmora, war i naan a
ded by Admiral DnmsaS, the French
nnaal eoaunaadcr at CoMtaatiBople,
j la a cablegram forwarded today to
■ the Nary Department from the 7J. S.
A PHtaborgh, fUgahip af tha Ameri
can fleet la ■ntepoaa water*. Admit
■* 1 fonaaBy ragnaatcd
*•* the gratitude of the Frem* aaey
be npumail
Another momagt from the Fttto
borgh, dooeribiag the baralag of the
Vmh-Soag and tha reaeae. aaM aboat
among the our* ream Casnattfce were
1 eaBmatad at It. The Selnbrldge. la
la charge ef Uoeteaaat Cinaarulii
W. A. Sdemida, andean dgdtg the
Sre. the wiring mid, ran atongrida,
rtreee ta Cemtoathwpie.
tektorUla, Dac. lt_Yaa eaal
I Sawn IMtaflltl
,.****!?*y_‘lu?**gfa T* tM,M< *M
IS yaaia. A Mtobary mm* «nt Mm
Aim yaara LaMar.
. * tt (Mto af ftaMaafla. ku tW
kaUi Last to fraasla. ftr mm thaa
If rwi ha baa taa^rt tha fttoMly
rlM a* Mata Stoaat N. ■*. Qiarrk nd
baa aaMr antoa.f a Baa Say.
WLa* M to McaQad tint Mr. tetofc
t aat af tbaaa yam w a talaffta»»
V otaMter. iha raaart to all *a Man
k LM*a baar fraan tha mat yrnlnal
Hid ' ™_ip
rruL ta var active
Soft Cool
U» WolL
Wm m
Hew York, Dm, 17.■■ AKhpqgh the
more qoUctor la lam
wonk’a financial market* took place
■maag the foaalgM wrtia^ai report*
on Indaatrial and trade iiltlno
teadmad to ha aatlafactery. la tha
Keel iadaatry the year’. beat rale of
artfritj la being maintained and eon
ntaiere are covering their reqaire
ncata for the firm quarter of tha
now year Fig iron pr'ooa ore ttaaii
*r and good haying from menofec
tsrera of radiator* and aoaitary wan
ia taken to Indicate a continuation of
bonding operettaae on a Urge leola
■oft aoal production aUo U bold ■
ing op well end the eaeiag of the
'train on the relroada as o remit of
aenaal aeaaon tawdamy to refloat- -
til hy another fall ia tfao total rscea
lem*ad for freight cart. Aecordmg
* the American Railway aamelatloa,
Jill AftllfU -*-1 at ltd AAA .
f*mb*r M, at compared with 174,000
Kovmnbor t. Leading* ef freight
■mmvUU iodine to rao tar ahead
>f the boot performance for thl* aao
»a ja any other year *
Trade reporta. Me, add their wetd
lag laeri.Md p.Mic pnrahaMag pow
p rod cnee and adf-cantrol.
Ceanawiity pride. an firm. Cattea
hat milled bach etoee to the high
price* of tha year, although tha de
partment ef agriculture** a not crop
rttimat* placet the total ot 0,90«,000
halo*, which U nearly one millien
bale, mere than woe talked of when
price* wrre at tb«ir preriou* peak.
Meanwhile it L eUtad that tbma
(pnrtcra of the crap hat been Mid
by the producer* and *inco goad
price* have been received and tha
coat of production waa low, the poli
tico la the Math Via* boon vary great
ly improved.
grain the wock*a rally carried
wheat and can price* to now Ugh
maika for tha yonr, December wheat
teaching si 25 i-s and tha sanw de
livery of com reaching 70 1-4 cento.
Part of thit r*aa ww doe to talk of
inerenaed credit facUltic* for fwn
er* and *xportee*. bat port it a ia
mb of inherent atrength of the rit
uaMoa and expectation* of redared
acreage and low cenditlon in the
wt*k*» government report of the aaw
crop, in any event L-i* farmer (a pro
fltiaf by the rim in price*.
Despite tko expansions of industrial
an<l trtib activity, money rates re
main relatively taw and banking re
strvvs it 111 stand at a high point. The
easy condition of tbs money market
aad the smooth-working ad the emu
try** banking system are tatlflad ta
by tba af any disturbance M
the tag data, whan tba gsssrareagt
tamad aver xpproxlmatoly ana bllUoa
dollar* la consrcctioc with redemp
ten* aad tax callections Barela are
displaying slightly firmer too** aad
mtm*y ie expected ta be plentiful av
er the year and.
Tha walk asaa ttnoaaally prod active
of Interesting bat imrsllabla miini
In Wall ikaaC A sharp rlat in Stir
ling. which amounted to over tM
rent* in two days, drew forth a story
; ®f • l«r»» British loan In tMa aoxn
try, which was quit* without faun da
ten. Aotoally, sterling's strength
•rems to hove boon da* to a apodal
1 noo-governmant damand far that ear
; ranay orbMi asuna at thno whoa sgp
I g'las ware scanty. BisnUorty, report*
•era put In eireulaiian of a hug* In
ternational tana to Qsrmaay; bat
there ataa found no ersdenoo la tha
bam Informed quartan. It la atear tba
odminletretiaa faaia that sareathiag
be Mao t# straiten apt tha
•rad by moat abaarrare to have ait
important boa ring on our own pros
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