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    Cotton Association
Wants 9,268 Bales
Signed in Cleveland
INew Contract Agreement is Com- j
mended by Resolution Adopted
bj Raleigh Meeting.
The management of the North i
Carolina Growers Cooperative A on- £
ciat.on has taken immediate action I
on the resolution adopted hy the re- i
presentativc body of cotton growers p
which filled the hall of the House of |
Representatives to overflowing to §
consider the reorganization of the j
Association under the new market- |
ing agreement to take effect upon
the expiration of f e present con
The resolution commended the
management upon the insult* oh
' tamed in successfully selling the
cotton of the member and at the
name time building an organization
for handling the cotton. It reaffirm-j
cd the belief of the me mb ' ia >
operative marketing of cotton and
pointed out the need of t eg an g
,early to re-sign the old ietid >■ in
order to save all unne> cs-aie. ex
pense. The new marketing agree
ment was endorsed and the officials
of the Association were urged to' be
gin the re-sign-up work immediate
ly. The resolut.on was introduced by
B. F. Shelton of Speed, X. C, who
had already signed the irew contract
covering 500 bates of cotton jm r *
year. 3
Announcement conies from head- ?
quarters of the Association at Ral-if
eigh. that plans have been completed |
to begin at once taking signatures c
to the new marketing agreement and tf
the field service has been instructed j§
to proceed with the work. 3
A tabulation of the non contract ^
signed and delivered at the Sta‘ • £j
Meeting on March -1, has been com* I
p leted and shows a total of 18* • M) i
bales resigned by memb'-rs aver ig- j
irg 2.1 hairs controlled per member. J
The average .nun-tier of bales dellv . - ;
ed by members under the present
contract has been seven.
It is hoped to secure a signup of
at. least 25 percent of the state’s
average production of coGon. Cleve
land county’s quoto of this signup is
f2fi9 bales. (500 hales of this quoto
for the county have been re-sign .1
up to this time and, T. Curl llarttvk,
Field Representative for this district!
is confident that the county’s quot>
will be reached through the supp-rt
of the active membership in the
The Cotton Growers Association
Is n non-profit, non-stock corpora
tion which is operatdH solely fur the
benefit of its members. It is unique
in that it takes nothing out of .the]
community but it is constantly put-!
ting more money hack into the com
munity. It seeks to do this hy mis-1
ing the basis price of cotton through
orderly marketing and by selling th. ;
cotton of its members on its true
grade and staple. The members' are
encourag'd to plant Improved varie
ties with the assurance that the cot
ton will he graded and told for its
true market value. The Association
should have not enemies because it
is fighting nobody and its sole aim
Is to put more money into the pock
ets of its members.
Modernism. A desire for hard li
quor and soft snaps.
Now that sc'ent.-ils have male
waterproof matches, i\ is only a mat
ter of time until they yet around to
Chemistry is funnv. '\ni mix
mirnun and brass and got white
If he thinks Government should
provide strike breakers, you may
assume that he uses an old-style raz
or and wears rubbers.
Correct this sentence: “Nest
month,” said she. "John will oret a
rrise of $5 a week and we shall save
the extra money.'
Johns9n’s Electric
Floor Polisher
For polishing waxed
floors and linoleum.
$2.00 a day
This wonderful new
machine actually runs it
self—you just guide it with
the fingertips. It gives a
lighter, evener and more
beautiful polish that can
possibly be obtained by hand.
It is simple—there is nothing
to get out of order. Light
—only 9 pounds. Runs from
any lamp socket for 1 • jc.
an hour. Polishes under low
pieces of furniture without
.moving them. The tough,
tampico bristle, brush revol
ves 2100 times a minute,
driving the wax into the very
pores of the floor.
Shelby Hardware
Also Headquarters For
Farm Machinery, Wagons, Fertilizers,
Hay And Feeds.

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