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Crop Forecast Is
For Large Drop
GETTING SMALLER AND SMALLER
Poultry Price Goes
SEPTEMBER 27, 1946
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A drop of 17 per cent in the
Burley tobacco crop in Western
i North Carolina this year from that
harvested in 1945 is forecast by the
' Federal-State Crop Reporting ser
vice in its September crop report.
I This year's crop is estimated at
I lfi.875,000 pounds. The acreage
1 for harvest is placed ;'t 12.500 or
11 per cent less than last year.
! while the yield p.T acre is also
! los. by 100 pounds or 1.35U
pounds for the 1946 crop.
In the eastern counties, however,
Ikie-eured tobacco is bringing in a
higher yield than had previously
been looked for. now expected
to average 1.096 pounds per acre.
The total crop in North Carolina
is placed at 8a4.290,000 pounds,
i The Middle and Old I5elt crop
is estimated at 336.000.000 pounds
j 000 pounds as against 396.360.000
I last year. In the eastern Rright
I Belt, the crop is placed at 439.040.
000 pounds as against 39t'300,000
1 pounds in 1945.
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Ciov. Cherry is now gathering in
formation for a series of pre
election speeches throughout the
state during the next few weeks
An outstanding farm organization
in this state is now considering
suing into the feed, fertilizer, and
farm implement business . . . Ra
leigh has had four wife-beating
husbands up for trial since the
conclusion of the F.wing case in
Fayetteville . . . WPTF and the
Tobacco Network will have daily
shows at the State Fair here Oct.
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TO ILLUSTRATE how rapidly the world Is shrinking, Tryfive Lie, secre
tary general of the U. N. scans a tiny globe through a magnifying glass.
With air lines cobwebbing the earth and space giving way to speed, all
peoples have become theoretical neighbors. The photo, taken at Lie's
home in Forest Hills, New York, indicates also how large looms a key
United Nations official in a shrinking, troubled world, (international)
Diplomats Believe Little Chance
For War Despite Trend Of Events
WASHINGTON The possibility!
of a third World War is remote,
but a long period of complicated
and frequently nerve-w racking di
plomacy is in prospect, according !
to a consensus of diplomatic
opinion here. j
The recent trend of international'
events has been toward a global;
balance-of-pow cr, superseding the
19th century thesis of a F.uropean
balance-of -power, but powerful eco
nomic and social forces are at work!
to keep international rivalries upon!
a diplomatic rather than combat
These conclusions of the United
Press correspondents were derived
from informal conversations with
10 experts in the government and
diplomatic corps whose daily work
requires their routine attention to
relations with Soviet Russia. j
An attitude of questioning and
speculation invariably counters
press inquiries concerning the fu
ture course of relations between
the United States and the U.S.S 1!
The most able diplomats do not
rush to conclusions in the matter,
but think that both Washington and
Moscow have been handicapped in
their post-war conduct of illations
by. mutual lack of knowledge and
Despite the polemics of the Paris
peace conference and complaints
that round-table forums are dram
atizing the dilference between the
powers, even the "old school" dip
lomats think that the airing of
problems has had a net salutary
effect. Some think, however, that
notes rather than speeches might
ho a belter method of procedure,
since the terrain of controversy in
particular problems might thus be
Up Due To Scarcity !
Of Other Meats J
i:l.FIGll Live poultry has
winged its way to a tervent per
pound advance since tlu' urst of
September and bids fair to fly
completely out of the average'
housewife's reach if price advances,
continue to be registered at the'
same pace, it is reported h .le'ia
A. Wmlield, market newsman ol
' the N, C. Department of Agricul
ture, referring to the flight of from
V2 cents per pound to producer
September 1 to 42 cents at the
This L'. accounted for in the main
by the scarcity of red meat in
butcher's cases leaving poult i
meat practically the sole hope el
a normal protein diet. Wintletd
stated, and lrom every indieation
this condition will continue to o-
ist until the normal fall he:
1 slaughter period arrives and ma be
, even after that. Prices in the Kasi (
('in Virginia,' Maryland, and Del i
; ware broiler areas are even strum -it
than in North Carolina, it was!
reported, with prices quoted at
, about 45 cents per pound
North Carolina hatcheries, after
a sumnier period of inaction duo!
to the real presence of feed short !
ae.es. are now being swamped with
baby chick orders, the report come
i from the Bureau of Agncullui al ,
Keiinomies, and is rapidly rein"
from a low in August of but 73:'.-.
0011 chicks hatched as compared to'
l.li! 1,000 chicks hatched during the
same month in 1945. j
With bumper, crops of nearly ,'ill
grains in the offing, said Wmlield.,
hatcheries will again he 30 days he
hind an unfilled older backlog. Iml
I lie shopper for poultry meat will
; not roceie any benefits from thi- i
angle or relief from continued hirl
poultry meat prices and red meal'
scarcities for some months. !
Through some professional exes,
the recent tension between Soviet
Russia and the United States has
appeared to reveal an irreconeila
ble gulf between economic princi
pies and systems of (he two coun
tries, but even in this filed urgent
necessities may compel a long pe
riod of adaptation and even cooperation.
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omewhere around vour house are
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Effective October 1, 1946, Mr. Graham W.
Grindstaff will be our resident buyer for the
Counties of Haywood, Jackson and Macon.
Mr. Grindstaff lives in Franklin and our
warehouse is located in Sylva.
Mr. Grindstaff will be at our Sylva ware
house on Saturday only of each week, at which
time he will be prepared to serve the Mica
miners in this area.
Those people interested in selling Mica
should make arrangements to bring it to Sylva
on Saturdays only, because our buyer cannot
be available to purchase Mica at any other
eviUe Mica Co
Biltmore, N. C.