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: THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1B35
' The following letter and item wu sent us a few days ago. The
writer requested that we not publish Us Mine but we are not going
to follow this suggestion. The; editor believes the writer, too' he never
has seen him, la a man who possesses ability, a man who thinks, and
ideas and thoughts from such) persons should be published so that the
general public may be given something to think about
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Box 614 "
Uv Waynesboro, Va.
' April 10th, 1935 ;
Editor R. G. Maxwell,
xne uupuu iiuioB .
x Kenansville, N. C. . 'V'. . ..' -
f Dear Sir: J?' ,' u :'.;.. . ";
' ' I am John A .Gavin's aon-ln-law and I take great interest in read
' ' tng your newsy paper Which he sends to us every week. As my father
was also in the newspaper business I can keenly appreciate the daring
"and courageous stand you have taken in your editorial jwlicjrirl is
" 'easy to understand why you Jiave so few national advertisers a com
V pared with the Duplin Herald. But if you did have them they would
j say "Either stop your present type of editorial or we stop advertis
ing!" And as all too frequently their money means food for the fam
"i ily table, you would be strongly tempted f to use their ready-made
editorials so obliging ana neauy preseiueu. ;r :- f r r( :
iuont tnu aiihanrintian for one vear. which is sent with fervent
" hope you will continue your militant editorial policy refusing to bow
' to -the -power of entrenched wealth standing staunchly for the: things
you know to be right'.- ' - r ; - i ' ' ti-
- Although your editorial of April 4th is 100 per cent right in spirit,
' you'have made one mistake of fact. There Is sufficient money in cir
'' dilation" at the present time, over a billion more than in 192but it
' t. i.f in ttH im in th hanks, it la not available to the people who will
spend it so, the effect is Just the same as if insufficient money was in
circulation. . ; ( ,,. - -,' '.
i M' nniw Am tha mnntf muatlon wfuddled -SO is OUT Whole Cap-
. 'i italistic set-up. Too many people are, howling that communism, fas
iara or some other kind of lam is our only hope. I believe that an
"'I'lyuMgim nunitrntin canltttHmn huilt on ' the framework Of our
society which' for a hundred and fifty years has given the greatest
1 .,..K.;'Fhni. tha armtut nin'taflil wMtth tha world has ever
' bium .hrniM k th nl HtinVlnv American should strive for.
Such an American Democratic Capitalism is outlined .in the at-
lacnea siatemeni oi my Derrei. ii count, apuy ue cwitu uw vroira--'
tion Capitalism." Use it, If you care to or chuck it in th waste box
if that's easier. At any rate I'm for you..
' Charles D. Atkinson, Jr.
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A STATEMENT OF BELIEF
i , We are working men, we likerto work hard and when we are
. through with the days work we want to come home to a Place that's
worthy of the name. We believe that with modem machinery, pro
gressive farming and typical American management we -Ban,' produce
enough in five days to supply all the people of this country with goods
for, seven days. That gives us two days for rest and play, we want
that much, we don't need more. Once a year we would llks a vacation
' of two weeks and when a' life's work is done at sixty or sixty-five
we want to stop work and have reasonable assurance we can con
tinue in. our normal standard' of living until we die. 1 -
We don't want a six hour day, we" have found from experience
' that eight hours is Just about right, neither 'do we want a' six day
' week, we hav found that five days is enough. We believe in the
4 ' - And as for pay we arn't interested in dollars and tents, we want
. sufficient money to be able to purchase a decent standard of lining
, and we believe that standard is far higher than this world has ever
seen for the average man. We know that excessive wages ' are
fundamentally wrong because it leads to uneconomic displacement of
;v high for us to buy.
- And we know that for moderate wages to buy our' Accent standard
of living there must be a smaller spread between manufacturing plus
distribution cost and selling-price '.We believe this can only be achieved
i .through (1) Elimination of, the marginal producer;' (2) Removal of
, , u.. m..b was, UWH.GHUIV WA lUIKUinj Id j. JJVVCIUjnilCIll ' W WM
,.t Let it be survival of the. fittest And to that management which
'survives, , all honor and lorv and a standard of llvlnaf f ar higher than
. me wonting man. i i.h 'h'irm
iAs to taxes, let local taxes be on land primarUy,; natiu and
sUte taxes on ' income and inheritance primarily,: Immediately lei
there be a 100 per cent capital; tax -on excessive individual fortunes to
rour completely our governmental aeot. prevent flight of capital by
4 naving &u American companies, American owned by citizens living In
ibis country. - Stop absentee ownership, It U modern slavery! Simplify
our" corporate structure by not allowing any corporation to own com
mon stock In another corporation. Prevent Wevaakm:?'
And to those poor unfortunates who cannot find . a piaoe in auch a
, world to earn a living, let a permanent government rork relief pro
vide. The; wage to be definitely less than paid personal servants which
In turn would be. less than the pay in manufacturing industry. The
, work relief not to be available to those who own Income producing
property. , ' , r ' - ' " " . '
We believe in a Democratic American 'Capitalistic order we be
lieve in the ProflC (and loss) System. We 'know inflation-for de
flaUon) is only a ; last resort but sometimes necessary.' 7 We "know
capital should be paid but only that capital which is honest capital
represented by homes,, factories, transportation faCllUes; not dis
honest capital represented by promises to pay with only the taxing
power of the state as security. -"," ,
And let us an realize that 'when money is spent, nothing is lost!
Goods or services have Just been swapped.1 Saving of mere money helps
no one it hurts us all. Let us make saving unattractive' by removing
ths fear of a penniless pld age, prevent the accumulation of excessive
fortune, allow Inheritance of only moderate sums and make the pay of
capital so low there WU1 be less desire to poweiisit ' '
And so with lower prices We make spending attractive, thru tax
t; a and lower interest rates we make saving unattractive. Let us
' in to une and understand that famous law of Supply and Demand,
a can l: t ut one r -t " !nn increase in trade then and
r 'n v 1 A ' t ' r stride again. '
'- D. A".' -on, Ct.
Among the college ; girls and
boys home for Faster were Misses
Louise Wells and Reba Pickett of
E. C. T. C, Greenville and Mattie
Bray Bradshaw of Asheville. Also
Messrs - Vance B. Gavin and Jim
Penny of Wake Forest
Miss Ruth Ingram, who teaches
school in Selma, spent the past
week end' here with Mrs. Annie
Ingram and Miss Mae 'Ingram.'-.
Miss Ellen Shines of Rocky
Mount has been visiting : Misses
Margaret Williams and Kathryn
Sltteraon. . . J ! . ..
Mr. and Mrs. Moses Farmer of
Goldsboro spent Saturday and Sun
day here with - Mrs.- Laura H.
Qavln. ' i-c4iX,1u,i:;ri i
Elwood Reed of State College,
Raleigh, spent the week end. here
with his family i'-zirr ?y
Miss Pattle Lof tin spent the
week end with friends in Durham.
Mr. and Mrs. John Currie of
Fayetteville, spent the week end
here with Mr -.and Mrs. . Oliver
Stokes...v:iv.:, 5:''-v'-ti ;k'c::':
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Williams
of Angler spent Easter here with
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Williams. .
' Mrs. C. C. Loth, of Waynesboro,
Va is visiting . her . parents. ' Mr.
and Mrs. L. A. Beasley. She, was
accompalned here, by her brother
and sister-in-law, - Mr. and Mrs,
Jeff Loth, aso of Waynesboro. '
Mrs. J. M. Kennedy is Spending
a few days in Wilmington. ...
Dr. and Mrs. Frank E. Gillian, of
Burlington spent the week end
here with Mr, and Mrs. . J". - D.
- Mesdames Jno A. Gavin, G. V.
Gooding and R. V. Wells, attend
ed the Garden Party in Wallace
on Friday afternoon, given by the
in the Garden of
Jenkins spent the
s. J. S.-Westbrook
ss trip to WUming-
allard ' Temple ? of
t Easter here ' with
per; V ',. '
oil,' of Durham, . is
: ie home of Mr.1 and
i nny. He is Jim Pen
j ate at Wake Forest
:;e S. 'Kornegay, of
spent the week end
bur daughter, Mrs, N.
; Mrs. J. ;
made a '
ton on 1
' Tom C.
visiting i i
Mrs. E. II.
'Mrs. Bhorty Kafer and small
daughter, i: rrie Penny, , of New
Bern, are v" ting in the home of
Mr. and I j. E R- P"y- '
,.' Mr. and I. a, D. 8. Williams and
small son, robert Franklin, were
visitors in Jonesboro : on Easter
Sunday. They were accompalned
home by Mi Minnie Mallory, sis
ter of Mrs. Williamson, who will
remain here several days.i.;,''
"Mesdames George Bennett and
H. L. Stevens, Jr. of Warsaw, also
Mesdames W. B. Jones, J .D. Rob
inson and E. J, Johnson of Wallace
were here on Monday afternoon to
the party given by Mrs. Jno. A.
Gavin. . - . ,
Mr .and Mrs. Wood Pravott, of
Edenton, and Miss Margaret Jones,
of the Fremont . School faculty,
spent the Easter holidays here
with Mrs. Thad Jones. Mr. and
Mrs .William B. Jones and children
of Wallace were also here on Sun
day afternoon. "
: Misses Beba and Martha Pickett
: ertalned i
home of their t
Mrs. W. J. Plckc . :
hie Adler, Grace li
WUlla and Bettie
Morehead City, also Mins Louise
Wells and Mrs. Bob Wells, of
r iil the
W. I. G. 1 BRIDGE CLUB MEETS
Miss Nancy Jussley was hostess
On last Wednesday night from 8:00
to 11:00 o'clock to the W. L G.
Bridge Club. After-several Inter
esting games of contract scores
were totalled and Miss Battle Jen
kins was found to hold high score.
Prior-to adjournment the hostess
served tempting refreshmerits con
sisting of pineapple and hot tea.
Favors were Easter baskets fill
ed with candy Easter eggs and a
MISS GOODING ENTERTAINS.
' Miss Thresa Ella Gooding enter
tained -' a - number of her. little
friends at an - Easter Egg hunt
here onMonday afternoon at 4:00
o'clock at the home of her parents,
Dr. and Mrs. G. V. Gooding. After
the hunt the eggs were enjoyed,
the hostess also served crackers
and orange-ade. ' 4
f : EASTER-EGG HUNT ,
; Mrs.' W. M. Brinson, leader of
the "Sunbees Band' of the local
Baptist! Church, entertained the
"Sunbeams'' at her home on last
Thursday afternoon at an Easter
Eer Hunt Each member of the
band brought a visitor. . There
were about 20 present. After the
"hunt," Mrs. Brinson servea lemon
ade and cakes . ' ' ,
KF.RMTT BRINSON HONORED
. Knrmit Brinson. son of Mr. and
Mrs. Jesse Brinson,' was honored
old and tii- n
people, who ca. : r .
clock to help 1 f
happy occasion. A i . : yj
and much fun had U i i J -y
'all present, Miss Mavis i.n .aon as
sisted in serving .tempung re
MISSIONARY SOCIETY JSEET3
The Woman's Missionary society
of the local Beptist church met
on Monday afternoon : at 3:30
o'clock in the Church. The presi
dent Mrs. W.. E. Belanga, presid
ed over the meeting. There were a
goodly number of members pres
ent The topic discussed was -xne
Banner of the Cross in Europe.''
Mrs. Boney of Rose Hill was a
visitor at the meeting.
,' '.X if-': ':''''-'' . '
Amone- those' attending the
Young Peoples Conference of Wil
mington Presbytery which was
held in the Mt Olive Presbyterian
Church on , last , Saturday were:
Misses Caroline Jerritt, Eleanor
and EUen Southertand, J. u. Bow
man, Jr.; and Rev. Frank L. Gooq
man. . K j-i
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'' BRIDGE PARTY
Mrs. Jno. A. Gavin entertained
most charmingly on Monday af-
tAntnnn: Anril 22. 1935 from 8:30
to 6:00 "o'clock; when she enter-"
talned in her attractive home here
nn. t.hn Court-Sauare.- BridKe was
played at six .tables arranged
tastefully in. the living room ana
the reception hall, which was en
suite. The delightful affair was in
honor of Mesdames C. C Loth and
Jeff Loth, of Waynesboro, Va. .
" After several interesting garnet
of contract scores were totalled
and it was found that Mrs. E. J.
Johnson of Wallace, N. C, held
high score and Mrs. Frank Gillian
im, !. 1 lie t i v
ilia. LI. L. I' J ' i b
course conaiaunar of ci
into b autiful 1 .tr !
compainnd with inU.v-..
ciikes, followed by s.
Mints were also pass J.
Shipments Of I
Increasingr ln V
Rose Hill, April 23.
was a busy day on ths 1k
berry market, with a total
crates sold at an aver, j
range from S2.50 to $3 p-r
Twenty-five truck loada of 1
were sent from here to I...
markets, Train shipments are ,
" Yesterday's picking totalled ,
crates each for fourpromln t ! -cal
growers. A shortage of p
in some cases has hindered v
vJ.The town auction market
been in operation for several ( ;.
Three federal inspectors are 1 j
for the truck season. One of f
inspectors, who has been lo
here for several seasons, . slat i
that this year's offerings, are su
perior to any previously seen on
the Rose Hill market. . .
Pueto , ' Rican 1 Legislature ad
journs in protest against U.; S.
Pennant races in major leagues
get under wayv . '
- French note to League warns of
peril of return to force ;
' Treasury calls all the outstand
ing Fourth Liberty bonds. .
The bigftett and beat news you will And In
(he new fertilizer price lists is the very
small difference in cost between a low
grade, low-potash fertilizer and fertiliser
well balanced with plenty of MV POTASH.
For example, compare 8-4-4 (PNK) fer- -tlllzer
with 8-4-8 fertiliser. The 8-4-8 con
toinf 2S more actual plant food, yet it
coats you only a fraction more than the
8-4-4. Figured in terms of an acre the extra
cost is to small it will surprise youi
This year it cost you much lest than ever
before to give your crops the extra potash
they need to pay you extra cash. If you .
have hesitated before, now is the time to
act! Select and use the better-balanced
mixture the fertilizer containing plenty
of potash. POTASH PA YSI
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junoi O. L. WilXICnoO, of Madla;Ga., Mirettila wholflld
J! taov f.'rttti'.wr Mmratnini ftqb potaab mt 2tm poundi per Mm
y Whan, citra MV ol Folaah wai uvd iatrlmhti Hum waa pra .
aancaal aatf tba yield iavraaaad bjr aJS pouada ml aaad cottoa par aera.
LKWIS SOWII.I,, of Korihaw. S. C. (aalhn added fiaaTT tor ,
SraaalnS at MV ltia.h-ftrada M Xalnlt (or Jrr, pravaotad Kuat, pod :
lacraaaad ka rrald by lui pounds of aaad cauoa par acra.. f .
J. V; KINDLE Y, of Indian Trail, N. C, (ttfttwr) urn The Incom
tram th pocaala plot raa $94.18 pot Kiw from (h chMk plot It w .
I7V.4 per acra. Tb IncraaM wu obtalnad by uaini U i
. wortb of anra potMb." . t . . ..
J. F. rBNNRI.I- of Ltrfthton, Ala., (Mow) prcvontod Rutt and
... doubted him yield o the plot (M right) by uJnl extra potaaa. 'I ha .-
" Dtt. H. P. COOPER, of Clamaon CoUcse. S. C,
' ays that whara cotton ruata badly tha crop '
iiaeda aa nnch potash aa la contained In
"Tharaiora It la deairable to aupplamant rna ;
ordinary fertilizer mururea with M to 1
pounda of Murinta of Fotaah par acra. or Ira
. equivalent In Manure Salts or Kainlt.f ha
- aiplaloa. ( , - ,
T. Mi'RENDON, of Roanoke. Ala.; aayai "Frtra .
potash in creased my yield 1M pounda of ml :
'.cottoa per. acra. Tber ndtaah did not entity
control Kuat aa we had lota of nun, but It waa
' :' oaay to aaa tha difference. My nelghbora comd
eeaily one tha potash plot In my cotton, 1 he
, bolla wen lai-fter and aaatar to pick." ''
M. D. RICE, of Monroe. N. C, aayai "Eitra ,
. potash made my cotton much easier to pick. I
figure this difference alone would pay for tha n
extra potash. Whera l ueed only my regular fr-
tlltear and no extra potaah, my cotton took the .
Rust early and had lota of bolls that did not
mature good." . . .'' - .
C. B. LOKRTof Thomaon. Ca., produced m 1
kales per aero with complete fertiliser plus
.'.. nitrogen-potash top-dreaaer. Note degree of
maturity, well-opened bolla and bow the cotton
. (ticks In the bura. (See photograph seaw.) ; .
CiOTTON RUST is so common that few
- cotton crops are grown that do not
show some signs of it. This is true through
out the entire South on both Clay and sandy -soils.
What does this mean? It means that
the average fertilizer, used for cotton in the ,'
past, did not contain sufficient NV POTASH.
Any agricultural authority will tell you that
Rust is simply potash starvation. . ', ' '
If you saw the lightest Signs of Rust in -your
cotton last season this means that the
yields and quality of your next crop will be
noticed unless you PREVENT RUST, Rust
often reduces" the yield by 20 without
showing signs that are easily visible in the
field. Bad Rust will reduce the yield by 50
or even more. ' .
Cotton Rust is the last stage of potash
starvation. Rusty cotton: plants are weak
with hunger for' potash.' A, little, potash Is
not enough to correct this starved condl-
" tion.. You must make sure you use enough
to balance the other elements of your fer-
tiiizer and produce a healthy,- high-yielding,
rEVENT RUST by using extra KV POTASH either in
your fertilizer at planting or as a top-dressing; when
you chop out. , H . . - - ..' '.i''
If Rust has been very' severe it will pay you to use
both methods. ' '"', Vv 'V''" 'N'1
If you have be 1 using a fertilizer containing only ,
3 or potubh, "tHt and use a fertilizer containing
t0 W potash, You will be surprised a j the small
extra coit of the higher-potash fertilizer. ( ,, .
When you chop out, top-dress with 200 pounds of
NV High-grade 20 Kalnit, or 100 pounds of NV 50
Muriate of Potash per acre. , r;; '-"v -:-sl: .- v.? -This
extra NV POTASH not only' prevents Rust,
. it also helps control Wilt and produces vigorous,
: healthy plants, with less shedding, larger bolls that '
are easier to pick, and better yields of uniform hifih
' quality lint. NV POTASH PAYS! -
iVhen you buy straight potash or potash in mixed fertilizer, it pays to make
sureyoHgetsenuineVfi POTASH -the same potash t'fiathasksedSottth-
fjrrers to produce bigger yields, of better qt'l'y cr"f.;r Oy '