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A Merger ol THE BEAUFOBT NEWS (Established 1912) and THE TWIN CITY TIMES (Established 1936)
38th YEAR NO. 43.
MOREHEAD CITY, AND BEAUFORT, NORTH CAROLINA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1948
PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYL
Ministers Circulate Petition Against Gambling at Dog Track
Nov. 2 Voters to Receive
Morehead Township Voters
When voters of the county go
to the polls Nov. 2, they will be
given four ballots, and, in the
case of Morehead City township,
there will be a fifth.
In addition to the presidential,
state and county ballots, there
will be a ballot on constitutional
amendments. For Morehead
township residents, there will be
a township ballot.
Voters must first confirm their
registration, after which they
will be handed the ballots.
Tickets ort the respective bal
lots will include Democratic, Re
publican and Progressive, with
the additional States' Rights De
mocratic ticket on the presiden
Neprr - Run
The name of one Negro, Mrs.
r,prtr"'l Ctreen. will appear on
the official ballot for Carteret
county otlicers, Mrs. Green is a
Progressive Party candidate for
the state senate from the Sev
The name of William J. Bundy,
now filling the unexpired term of
the late D. M. Clark, solicitor of
the superior court, will head the
Democratic slate on the Carteret
county ballot. Mr. Bundy is un
opposed. D. L Ward and John D Lark
ins, Jr., are the Democratic can
didutcs for the two seats from
thia district in the state senate.
Mr.. Green is the Progressive
Party contender for one of the
Senate seats. State senators are
elected every two years.
Now ending his fourth succes
sive term, H. S. Gibbs is a candi
date for reelection to the state
bouse of- representatives on the
Democrat vlate. Terms aNT'tat
two years. ", -': v-.i-sn .
Alfonso H. James, appointed to
succeed the late D. B. Willis , a
clerk ef superior courty is the
Democratic candidate to fill the
unexpired term. The office, held
for four pears, will stand for re
election again in 1960. Mr.
James will be opposed for "the of
fice by A. L. Wilson, Republican
Of fie Contested
Pritchard Lewis, Democrat,
and F. E. Hyde, Republican, will
contest the two year office of
coroner. For county surveyor,
Philip K. Ball is the Democratic
contender, and George J. Brooks
is running on the Republican
The official presidential bal
lot will read as follows: For Pre
sident and vice president of the
United States on the Democratic
ticket: Harry S. Truman and
Albeh W. Berkley; for the two
executive offices on the Repub
lican slate: Thomas E. Dewey
and Earl Warren; Progressive
nominees: Harry A. Wallace and
Glen H. Taylor; States' Rights
Democratic candidates: J, Strom
Thurmond and Fielding Wright.
Constitutional AmandmonU '
Voters on Nov. 2 will have
See ELECTION Page 8
B. J. May Explains
The Secretary of Agriculture
has annoumnil that the pr.ee of
corn vtiH bo supported through
the c i ! purchase agreement
only, B J. May, Purchase and
Marketing administrator announ
ced Wednesday. ..
Purcha',3 agreements will be
available I) producers in North
Carolina Trom the time of harvest
through March 31, 1949, and the
delivery ilate for the corn placed
under thit program have ,iten
set as a 30 day period beginning
June 1, 19-hl.
The 1943 corn price support
rate for iO-th Carol r-a is ft.Cl
a bushel, Mr. May said.
Farmers desiring to take ad
vantage of thi. program : nr.int
Sign an agreement ut the I'M K
office,; Mr Kay stated. In the
agreement they. niut state the
number o,tuie!t of corn which
Ihey wiM t uave supported tin-
' der the program,
r . A service fee f a half a cent
per bushel will bo paid by the
farmed at the time signs the
agreement. Full details ef the
freement may be obtained by
isiting the PMA office. In the
' Beaufort post office bailding. ,
Mr. May aaid that other crop
nippori programs will be annottn -
cd lter, v , , '
Carteret Women Receive Charier
Jill I '
Mrs. Kathryn Shipman, state
tion of Business and Professional
Carteret club's charter to Mrs. M.
dent of the county organization,
meeting. The Carteret Business
will meet at 8:30 this evening in
Third World War,
fP It Happen?
By Thomas H. Carrow
j (Mr. Carrow, a welljtnown contributor to THE NEWS-TIMES,
whose "Memories of Beaufort" recently appeared, comments here
oa probability of a third world war Ed.) i
The body of Pfc. Clemon T.
Adams, of route 1, Newport, has
been returned to this country from
Europe aboard the United States
Army Transport Carroll Victory,
the Department of the Army an
nounced this week.
Private Adams' body is one of
7,000 Americans who lost their
lives in France and Holland dur
ing world war 2. Two hundred
thirty of these men were from
The Department of the Army
has reported that all temporary
military ' cemeteries overseas in
which world war 2 dead have been
buried will be evacuated by the
end of next month.
Brigadier General Kester L.
Hastings, newly-appointed Chief of
The Memorial Division, Office Of
The. Quartermaster General, an
nounced that by Sept. 30, 1948, the
Army has returned to the United
States at the request of next of
kin the remains of 81,500 individ
uals who died overseas in world
war 2. This figure, General Hast
ings states, will increase to approx
imately 113,000 by December SI.
Only an additional 37,000, or a
total of approximately 190,000,
are expected to be brought home
at the request of next of kin, Gen
See BODY RETURNED Page 8
Beaufort Man Receives
Chinese Service Award
Robert M. Polk, radioman, sec
ond class. USN, of Beaufort, on
duty at Nanking. China, was pre
sented with a Chinese award for
.-"He rendered at a ceremony
held at. the Chinese Naval head
quarters. General Ho Yingchin,
Minister of National Defense made
the presentation. - Vice-Admiral
Kevei Yun-chin, Acting Comman
der in Chief of the Chinese Navy
read each citation.
wives of the Naval personnel re
ceiving awards were guests at the
cere mo uy. Also present as guests
were the Chief of the U. S. Army
Advisory Group, Maj. General Da
vid G. Bsrr, the U. S. Military at
ch, Brit General . Robert H.
Soule and Rear Admiral Harry R.
Thubr, USN, senior member of
the U. 6. Naval Advisory Grcpup
Survey Board. A large number ef
Chinese Naval officers also Wit
nessed the ceremony. , ',
to Get Five
president of the National Fedcra
Women's clubs, left, presents the
M. Ayscues, Morehead City, presi
at a recent charter night dinner
and Professional Women's club
the Webb Memorial Civic center,
Photo by Dan Wade
inese are commentaries on a
subject of the greatest interest to
all thoughtful people, namely, whe
ther the third world war is going
to take place, and if so, when. The
general interest in the subject is
shown in a recent article by C. K.
Sulzberger which appeared in The
New York Times under the head
line, "Imminence of War Doubted
by Leaders of U. N. Ssession."
The writer gives reasons pro and
con as to the likelihood of war,
quoting military and other authori
ties. The conclusion, eppearing in
the headline of the article is, "No
sign of outbreak soon but are pes
simistic about the future." On
reading the entire analysis, the si
tuation presents itself to me like
the elements when the clouds are
thick and heavy and the tempera
ture unusually high and other me
teorological phenomena abnormal.
Under such conditions you know
that a change in the weather is
imminent, but it is not possible to
guess whether it will be mild, light,
severe, or catastrophic.
But in any event a competent
mariner doesn't wait until the
storm has struck before he trims
his sails. From time immemorial,
sea-faring men have been able to
anticipate bad weather by well
known signs. They are nearly in
fallible on preparing, but some
times the storm indicated peters
out before it strikes. Sometimes
it is more severe than anticipated.
But a good captain always pre
pares for the storm, whether it ma
terializes or not.
It is just as sure as anything in
this world can be, that Russia is
going to extend her power and in
fluence over Europe and Asia and
other parts of the world unless she
is stopped by force, or by weak
ness or impotence within her own
sphere. The corollary to this as
The United States cannot with
draw or dissociate itself from the
disturbance in the world that hsr
followed in the wake of wars, par
ticularly world war 1 and world
war 2, resulting in the possible
dominance of Russia if she is not
Since the United States cannot
withdraw and take a non-belliger-ant
position and since success In
any undertaking military or other
wise, is dependent upon prepara
tion, It follows that the . United
Statea must continue to prepare
for war on an even more stupen
dous scale than ever before, whe
ther war eventually breaks out or
not. , Twenty per cent more, better,
and sooner preparation would
have diminished the duration of
World wan 1 nnH 2 inMtimihlv
and might have prevented them. I
Sec WAR Page S I
$714 Received .
By Beaufort PTA
From Ball Park
Summer Project Declared
Success by Mrs. Ralph
The ways and means committee
of the Beaufort Parent-Teacher as
sociation made a nrofit of $714.84
by cooperating with the Beaufoil
Ball club in managing the ball
park this season.
Mrs. Ralph Kudy. chairman of
last year's ways and means com
mittee and president of this year's
PTA, stated that she is extremely
pleased wilh the results and attri
buted he success of he venture to
the cooperation of Charles Hasscll,
manager of the ball club, to mem
bers of the club, and to all who
gave their assistance.
The executive board of the PTA
has not decided as yet what the
money will be used for. This de
cision will be made this week, "the
neediest project coming first," de
clared Mrs. Kudy.
Ten per cent of all Eate receipts
and the profit from the soft drink
stand went to the PTA which at
the beginning of the season solicit
ed donations amounting to $730.61
to repair the grandstand. This
amount nlus $99. 28 was required
to put the bleachers in good con
dition. The $99.28 came out of the gross
receipts received by the PTA.
These receipts were $814.12. Cost
of repairing the grandstand was
$82.8lh tabor Was volunteered. )
Members of the ways and means
committee were Mrs. Warren Alli
good, Mrs. Halsey Paul, Mrs. James
H. Potter, Mrs. Bonzell Lewis, and
Mrs. John Haynes.
"But everyone who was asked to
help, did so," Mrs. Eudy declared.
She also commended the police de
partment for having a member of
the force at each game. ,
Of Fish World
Three curiosities of the fish
'world turned up on the Carteret
coast this past week at least they
are curiosities in this locale.
A white-pearl colored fish,
known as a 'lady-fish," "bone-fish,"
or "wolf fish," and called by the
scientists "Albula Vulpes" was
taken in a mullet net on Atlantic
Now preserved in formaldehyde
at the United States Fishery Bio
logical station, the fish is 21 12
inches long and weighed three
A smaller fish of this type was
taken here several years ago, Dr.
Herbert Prytherch, scientist at the
station said, and a model of it was
made several months ago at the
The lady-fish has food value and
in waters where it is more plenti
tul sometimes grows to a length
of three feet. 4
Ben Arrington, of Beaufort,
while fishing with a gill net on
the west beach of Piver's Island
the other day came up with a. star
gazer. This funny creature has
ves and mouth on the top of his
head and also an electric or mag
netic field around his head. He
buries himself in the sand, watches
with mouth open and when a Uttle
fish or crabs swim by, they get
pulled into the mouth by means
of the peculiar electric field, Dr,
Mr. Arrington's star gazer
weighed over a pound.
While testing the Guthrie
'hrimp net recently, a male sea
horse went- through the Guthrie
net and was caught in the collect
ing net, and upon examination Dr.
Prytherch found the fellow's sto
mach full of babies, i ; . ' ';
The little ones are expected to
emerge from their daddy's brood
pouch very toon. The father is
doing nicely in a salt water tank
in the fishery lab. v
The sea horse is a rare kind of
creature in that the mother is re
lieved of carrying the young 'uns
untU they art born. , , ;'
A petition for the abolition of
gambling at the greyhound dog
race track near Morehead City is
being circulated by ministers of
The petition, sponsored by the
Coastal Ministerial association,
which represents all Protestant
church groups in the county, was
brought to the attention of some
congregations Sunday morning.
The Rev. C. M. Mitchell, Atlantic,
chairman of the committee which
drafted the petition for the asso
ciation, said it is too early yet to
predict the response to their anti
Pastors have until Oct. 21 to re
turn the signed petitions to the
committee, Mr. Mitchell said.
The petition calls for action in
the general assembly by H. S.
Gibbs, Carteret county's represen
tative, and is aimed at the gamb
ling features of the dog track.
The petition rtads as follows:
"We, the undersigned citizens
and residents of Carteret County,
respectfully request of Hon. H. S.
Gibbs, member of the General As
sembly, Session of 1949, providing
for the repeal ol that part ol tne
law which permits gambling at the
greyhound race track in Carteret
The Coastal Ministerial associa
tion went on record as being op
posed "to all forms of gambling"
at its Sept. 13th meeting. The
Rev. T. R. Jenkins and the Rev.
W. L. Smith were appointed to a
committee with Mr. Mitchell at
that time to arrange for "approp
riate action" in the name of the
association on the issue of gamb
ling at the dog track.
In reporting back to the associa
tion at its regular monthly meet
jng yesterday, Mr. Mitchell ex
plained that the circulation of the
petition is an effort "to put pres
sure on our representative to get
him to do something about it
"If our. effort tails yi .tjie Gen
eral Assembly," he declared, "we
have other plans."
Mr. Mitchell suggested that a
house to house canvass be made
by laymen of the various church
es, in addition to the sponsorship
of the move from the pulpits.
The cemmittee chairman also
called for a delegation from the
association to call on Democratic
governor-nominee Kerr Scott at a
New Bern political rally today to
bring the association's stand on
gambling to his attention. The as
sociation voted unanimously that
all who could go might represent
it in a conference with the guber
In subsequent business, the asso
ciation also proceeded with ground
work for holding of a referendum
on beer and wine. Individual pas
See PETITION Page 8
Dan Walker, Beaufort, Addresses
Morehead City Rotary Heeling
Begins to Increase
During a building slump in Aug
ust permits totaling only $950
were issued by Building Inspector
A. B. Roberts, Morehead City, but
increased activity in building dur
ing September is evident from the
Permits for new business blocks
and additions total $31,000. Louis
Guthrie plans to have erected a
concrete block building on Shack
leford street to house his net mak
ing business, at a cost of $3,000.
Mr. Guthrie states that as soon as
he can get this new building com
pleted he will install one of the
latest models of net making ma
chines for the manufacturing of
his patented shrimp net as well as
other styles of nets.
E. C. Willis and Sons are build
ing for Clyde Douglass a concrete
and brick building on South 12th
street in Hie rear of the building
now occupied by the Jenkins Fur
See BUILDING Page 8
Tuesday, Oct. 12
3:56 AM 10:13 AM
4:11 PM 10:55 PM
Wednesday, Oct 13
4:52 AM lt:09 AM
5:05 PM 11:39 PM
Thursday, Oct 14
5:40 AM 11:58 AM
5:51 PM . 12 Midnight
Friday, Oct IS
6:23 AM 12:16 AM
.6:35 PM 12:39 PM
To Start at 2
Weekend Recess Coniinues
Unlil This Afternoon; Ex
tended One Day
The Nilional Labor Relations
board hearing on aliened interfer
ence with attempts to organize la
bor at Madix Asphalt R'lofing cor
poration will continue this after
noon, beginnini! at 2 o'clock, in the
municipal building, Morehead City.
The he:rini! rec"siH at noon
Friday and was scheduled to re
sume at 2 o'clock vcsieiday after
pool bill th1 ''hnnee to oH'v "-;
made because lawyers representing
the American Federation 01 Laooi
were delayed in Baltimore.
Shade Smith, employee of the
Madix corporation, followed James
Cuthrell, another employee, to the
stand Friday and is expected to
continue his testimony this after
noon. Smith testified that he was a
member of both the Carteret Roof
ing nnd Felt Employees' associa
tion, the local union, and the In
ternational Brotherhood of Pulp,
Sufite, and Papcrmill Workers,
Under cross-examination, the
witness said that he was offered
no consideration, financial or
otherwise, as an inducement to,
join we utrterei employees as
He reported that Stormy Rivers,
president of the Employees' as
sociation, presided at a meeting of
the association on July 29. At this
meeting, the witness continued, C.
C. Brewin, president of Madix cor
poration, spoke to the employees
and told them that if Madix had
a good Vear each one of them
would get a bonus.
Smith further testified that Mr.
Brewin told them that he didn't
care whether the employees or
ganized or not.
This concluded the cross exami
nation by Harvey Hamilton, Jr.,
attorney for the Carteret Employ
ees' association and court recessed.
Court recorder is Edward L. Bet
tis, of Alexandria, Va.
Dan Walker, manager of the
Beaufort Chamber of Commerce,
strongly advocated a dairying in
dustry lot Carteret counlv in a
speech before the Mo i head City
Rotary club at the recreational
center' Thursday n'ht.
Deploring the immense ship
ments of dairy products uh;ch the
county must obtain from distant
sress nf the country, Mr. Walker
said that a dairying industry in
this area would enrich the so l and
would have the advantage of pro
viding many decentralized small
To look toward the encourage
ment of dairy farming, the Beau
fort chamber manager advocated
the employment of an assistant
county farm agent whose duties
would be to work with farm youth,
educating and inducing them to
raise calves and pasture grasses.
The industry can succeed heie,
Mr. Walker said, because perma
nent pasture grasses are now beng
successfully raised in Carteret
Introduced to the Morehead City
eroup by Robert G. Lowe, Jr., Mr.
Walker prefaced his remarks by
expressing appreciation for the
cooperation of Mr. Lowe and Dr.
John Morris, president of the
Morehead chamber, in the organi
zational efforts of the Beaufort
Chamber of Commerce.)
H. L. Joslyn, who combines
farming with his county school
work, was called upon to comment
on the dairying idea. Mr. Joslyn
said he approved the idea but that
pastures would have to be grown
here, as they do not exist exten
Dr. Clarence E. Paden, veteri
narian, recognized as a visitor, in
formed the group that in his opin
ion the hih cost nf labor and
feeds and the inroads of disease
See WALKER Page
Attend County Schools
Carteret county schools are staff
ed by 140 teachers and have a total
of 4.226 pupils, according to fig
ures released last week by II. L.
Joslyn, county school superinten
dent. There arc 116 teachers serving
3,505 pupils in white schools in the
county, and a total of 721 Negro
pupils are taught by 24 teachers.
The graded schools in Beaufort
and Morehead City led the list in
numbers, with 27 teachers for each
school, 880 punils in Beaufort and
C51 pupils in Morehead City.
Following is the list of teachers
hy schools and the subjects which
M. H. Barficld, principal, math;
K. W. Tenney, coach, history; Mis.
Norma Mason, English, French;
Mrs. Elsie Salter, history, science,
home economics, librarian; Funnie
Robinson, eighth grade; Mrs. Meda
Mason, seventh; Mrs. Hester Ma
son, sixth; Mrs. Prudie Willis,
fifth; Minnie Nelson, third and
fourth; Myrtle Morris, first and
T. G. Lcary, principal; Lena
Duncan, history; Betty Irene Hed
rick, English, French; Mrs. Grace
Fodric, science; Gladys Chadwick,
English, math; Thomas McQuaid,
coach, math; Annie C. Salter, Eng
lish, history; Mrs. Geraldine Bev
eridge, home economics; Mrs. Vir
ginia Hasscll, music; Mrs. M.iry
Gray Hill and Shirley Johnson,
eighth grade; Gertrude Styron and
Mrs. Florence Brooks, seventh;
Maude Greene and Mrs. Ormah W.
Jenkins, sixth; Mrs. Margaret Hop
kins and Mrs. Pearl Davis Day,
fifth; Mrs. Marjorie Baxter, Lessic
Arrington and Mrs., Nellie L. Wil-
fourth; Susan, R urn ley and
-Janice Pake,- thtrdf - Pearl
Olund and Catherine Gaskill, sec
ond; Mrs. Beatrice Martin, Mrs. D.
M. Fulcher and Myrtle Piver, first
Manly Fuleher, principal, eighth
grade; Mrs. Beulah Willis, fifth
and sixth; Mrs. Rachel Fulcher,
seventh; Mrs. Ethel Wilson, fourth
and fifth; Mrs. Cora Russell, third;
Mrs. Eunice Willis, second; Mrs.
Sallie Mason, first.
- Harkers Island
G. D. Hardesty, principal; Myron
Harris, coach, math, science; Har
vey Darrell Davis, English, French,
math; Mrs. Ruby Willis, sixth and
seventh grades; Mrs. Clayton Guth
rie, fifth grade; Mrs. Thelma
Moore, fourth grade; Mrs. Lydc
Lewis, third grade; Mrs. Mabel
Guthrie, second grade; and Mrs.
Inez Lina, first grade.
G. T. Windell, principal, history;
Mrs. Helen Bsily, French, math;
Mrs. Zclma Phillips, social science,
Latin; Pearl Brinson, .English;
Gannon Talbert, Jr., coach, math,
history; Crosby Page, science; Mrs.
Gladys Whitley Loll is, English, li
brarian; Mrs. Florence Cordova,
home economics; Delfido Cordova,
industrial education; Helen Martin,
commercial; Ralph T. Wade, mu
sic; Oetavia Nelson, eighth grade;
Mrs. Grace Walence, eighth grade.
Charlotte Guthrie, seventh
grafle; Mrs. Mamie Taylor, seventh
grade; Mrs. Helen K. Jeffery and
Flora Davis, sixth grade; Bettie
nrker and Mrs. Bessie Wade,
fifth grade; Mrs. Ruth McRackan
and Editji Lewis, fourth grade;
Mrs. Msreuerite Jones and Mrs.
Ethel Holloway, third grade; Mrs.
G. T. Windell and Mrs. John Bunn,
second grade; Mrs. Sara Willis and
Mrs. Lucille Smith, first grade.
R. L. Pruit, principal, math; Em
ma Watson, English. French, li
brarian; Beulah Rashberry, Eng
lish, history; Wayne Benton, so
cial studies, coach; Mrs. Betty Mi
zelle, science, home ec; C. S. Long,
agriculture; Julia Hill, eighth:
Helen P. Spruill, sixth gnde; Mrs
Lois Smith, seventh; Mrs. Alice
Gerock, third and fourth; Eliza
beth Topping, fifth; Velna Chitty,
fourth; Pewl Taylor, third; Mrs.
Erma Quinn, second; Mrs. Essie
Kramer, first and second; Mrs.
Janie F. Garner.
Thomas S. Hood, principal, Eng
See FACULTY Page 8
R. W. McCabe, Bogne Sound,
Enrolls in Building Course
Robert W. McCabe, 24, of Bogue
Sound, who is now active in the
building industry, has enrolled for j
training with the Commercial
Trades Institute of Chic a go.
Mr. McCabe is taking a home
training course in building con
traction as a supplement to the
practical knowledge he hai acquir
ed as carpenter.
Mayor Dill Orders
To 'Keep Order'
Two Women Defendants
Fined on Assault Charges
In Court Monday
Mayor C, W. Dill fined two Ne
gro women $25 ,md costs and call
ed the proprietor of the Kdgewaler
hotel to account for the large
number of disturbances oecuring
there, after the two women appear
ed in Morehead City mayor's court
yesterday for fighting at the Edge
"Keen order at vour place or the
law will keep it." was the warning
which the mavnr hurled ;t Hark
less Wooten, a Negro proprietor ot
the hotel and bar.
If the Edgewater hotel continues
to be the scene of disturbances,
Mr. Dill threatened,' its beer li
cense mav be revoked, and if
necessary, the place will be closed.
Mr. Wooten ngrecd to comply
with the mayor's demands and
asked that a bouncer be deputized
to keep undesirable people out and
to break up fights which occur, ;
Mary Gaskill and Annetta Baker:
were each heard on charges, made
by the oter, that they assaulted
each other". The defendants testi
fied that the fight began on the '
dance floor of the Edgewater hotel
and then Shlf ted "to the kitchen
where Mr Giskill alleged. An-"
ncta Baker hurled a meat cleaver,
striking her a glancing blow on
The torn back of her coat and
a heafty meat cleaver were pre
sented as evidence.
"This is Just a case of one of you
being as deep in the marsh as the
other is in the mire," the mayor
commented, and he found both
women guilty of "fighting in a pub
lic place, disorderly conduct and
disturbing the peace." v
"The Edgewater hotel is getting
to be a sore spot." Mr. Dill stated
to the press. "A great deal Of
disturbances occur there." He
then had a policeman bring Hark
less Wooten to the court and IS'
sued the warning given above.
George Gibbs, Negro, was sen
tenced to 25 days in jail when he
was unable to pay a fine of $25 for
'49 At? Plans
Now Under Ufay
The go-ahead Hignal was given
for the 1949 Agriculture Conser
vation program at a district AAA'
meeting in Washington, N. C,
TPri..v p J. Mav. Production
and Marketing administrator, an
nounced Wednesday. The new
-- nrngrnm officially began .
Wednesday, Mr. May said. . 1
t'omnletion f the 1948 ACP
program, ' application procedure
.or inat program and the starting
of other PMA programs were 4i
cn-od. Mr. MV reported.
The reason for the starting of
the '49 program now, the admt
listrator said, is that money al
located by Congress to buy con- .
'ervation in 1948 is practically J
He announced that, beginning $
Wednesday, the PMA is taking
orders for limestone for the f'4U
program and issuing purchase
orders for pasture grasses and le
gumes used in establishing per-.
manent pastures. )
"We are also approving the'pse
of phospate and potash used in
establishing permanent pastures
thin fall," he caid. pS'
Farmers planting small grains.
to be turned under next spring,
Mr. May stated, should request
approval for the acreage they ex
pect to seed and then report ae-
tunl seedinr by Nov. 1. .
The PAM administrator 'an
nounced that the only practice
being approved after Oct. 6 for
the-1948 program is winter eewer
crops, furcnase orders are oeing
issued for crimson elover and -Austrian
winter peae. All other '
gram, Mr. May said. V - ,
practices approved from now on
will . be charged to the '49 .pre-