J. Y. Moras, Jr., J. O. Carlton and Robert
D. Rome, bam pledged themselves
to the protection and extension of the
Interests of this widely known leaf
selling center and their well arvanted
forces are prepared to perform wen
their multitudious dutiee.
J. Y. Monk, Jr. has been thoroughly
schooled in a knowledge of the weed
and its —rating from boyhood and
his general manner and ability in
warehouse management have won him
friends by the thousands.
J. O. Carlton, one Of the most popular
and industrious young men in this
section at the State, has teen a prominent
member of Monk's warehouse
firm for many years and has gained
a wide and favorable reputation as a
seasoned and able warehouseman.
Robert D. Roose, the other partner
of the firm, cordial and likeable, has
given 30 years of active service to these
warehouses and to the Nashville, Ga.,
warehouse, also operated by this trio.
Mr. Rouse is recognised as a valuable
aix} outstanding member of this mar-i
kefs group of warehousemen.
This alliance of business associates
gives the Farmvflle market (me of the
strongest warehouse firms to the entire
belt. The loyalty of old fgends to this
warehouse also attracts many new patrons
each season, and the firm's pride
in their reputation acts as a constant
incentive that keeps every member
and their associate*, on the floor and
in the office, on their tiptoes throughout
the season to order that sates may
hold up to a satisfying level from the
opening through the closing day.
For the 7th year, Monk's warehouse
will operate a second house, which enables
the firm to satisfy the Increasing
patronage ami its demands. Both
bouses are modem in construction and
equipment and have every facility that
insures a good showing of the leaf,
and prompt, efficient service in its
handling and sale. The houses are
located on diagonal corners on Wilson
In discussing plans for the new season
the proprietors were enthusiastic
about prospects for the 1944 season,
and stated that all arrangements and
necessary renovation of Monk's huge
i. T. MONK, Jr.
warehouses. No. 1 and No. 2, have been
made, and that this lbm is bettor prepared
to take care of 1U growing patronage
and to guarantee customer*
satisfaction than ever before.
The auctioneering this season will
be ably performed here by Jim Ktlwards
and Jack Rogers, who have
been associated with Monk's warehouse
for many years in this capacity.
Other members of the force will be:
L. P. Thomas, bookkeeper; John B.
Joyner and Mrs. M. ▼. Jones, pay-off
bookkeeper?; J. T. Jordan and & W.
Carter, book and clip men; Haywood
Smith, floor manager, Fred Oarr and
Bill Forbes, assistants; Arch J. Flanagan,
weigitman; C. R. McNamara,
ticket market; Mrs. R V. Fleer, billing
clerk. Jack Lewis will also be associated
with this firm again this year.
No effort will be spared at Monk's
to provide every facility available for
easy, speedy and satisfactory marketing
of the weed and for welcoming the
farmers and other visitors to the market
on opening and succeeding days.
Ell and Kllsha Slade of Caswell
county produced the first Bright tobacco
North Carolina's flue-cured tobacco
crop, hard hit by early drought, is estimated
to yield 22 per cent more
Cotton picked early in the season la
"green" and the seed are high In moisture.
The cotton should be thoroughly
dried before ginning, otherwise there
will be a reduction in grade.
Any farmer may slaughter and deliver
the meat from any number of
livestock owned by him without license
or permit or making any report
to the Federal Government, says the
Number of Uses InOkat
ed For The New Drug
Which Is Given Name
Wilson, Aug. 35.—feffnw ha* fount
new chemieal weapon that can tx
mm bright leaf flue eurec
tobacco with which to combat certain
type# of dtoeasee.
This announcement hm been made
by scientists of the Bureau of Agricultural
and Industriapjohemtotry. Regional
Research laboratory at Philadelphia,
fa. It came at the same time
that grower* In the flue cored (belt
bum Florida to Virginia were worrying
over the subject of price control
and while they pondered over the subject
01 crop control for Che oamini
Though the new discovery is apparently
in Its Infancy It may turn out,
scientists said, to be a new use for flue
cured tobacco that may help humanity
a great deal.
The new chemtnal weapon being taken
from the Wbacco to to be wed pri
marily, for the present, it was explained.
to combat capillary fragllation." In
plainer English this means the weakening
of certain capillaries in the teds
during certain disease* that become
so weakened that a touch en the outside
of the skin causes the capillary to
burst and causes a bUedlng under the
The new dtooovery was first announced
by the Drug Trade News.
The story deolared that "Since in
many disease* the walls of the capillaries
became brittle and permit blood
to break through, causing small hemorrhages,
the action orthe new drug
to very significant. If the hemorrhage*
occur in the eye or in the brain, blindness
or apoplexy may reeult."
The new drug to being called "Rutin."
nig," the announcement, said,
"to a bright yellow non-toxic glucoside
which to found In the leaf of the plant.
rutin. Theee we extracted with boiling
distilled water, the water extracts are
mixed and filtered, and the filtrate if
toft standing until the might yellow
crjstaU of rutin are deposited In a
container."- <",h,»L. •."!»
Although no official statement was
foi thccmliur. ^Unicultural exnerts
pointed out that, with tobacco production
to the belt at 1U peak for the
purpose of smoking tobacco and cigarettes,
thjte new scientific discovery
might lead to the increased production
of tobacco by .necessity In the bright
leaf belt because of the fact that rutin
could only be extracted from this type
Uncle Uose: Efn farmin' pays ah
wants ter know who fits it
Give the average guy plenty; of rope
and he wQl try to pull something.
The state of matrimony levies higher
taxes than does any other state.
Associated with Xrtk's