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    Home Gardens To Supply Home
Uses Will Save Southern Folks
In Period Of Economic Crisis
Recently W. R. Beattie, senior
horticulturist of the bureau >f plant
industry, United States Departmen*
cf Agriculture, in a nationally broad
cast radio talk on the farm garden
stated that in every economic crisis
through which the agriculture of
any section of the country has pass
ed the home garden and it her
sources of home food supply have
saved the day.
When the boll weevil struck the
Cotton growing sections, Mr, Beat
tie pointed out, one of the first
steps taken was to start a campaign
for vegetable gardens, poultry, pigs
and cows on every farm so ;hat the
land would at least provide a ntgans
of livelihood. Things haven't hang
ed much and the same principles
apply today. The farmer, however
hard times may be for him, who
plants and cultivates his own gar
den has a form of insurance against
privation and this is denied he city
worker. In this respect he is iar bet
ter off than the thousands if unem
ployed in the cities, many of whom
left the farm at the time of indus
trial prosperity and are now looking
wistfully back at the land.
"If everybody engaged in farm
ing,” Mr. Beattie said in his -dd.ess
"will produce plenty of fruits, vege
tables, milk and butter, • oultiy
and eggs home grown and c ”-'d
pork, also fresh meats to some ex
tent, they can at least have p good
living at home and that is more
than a lot of people who are out of
employment have today. ‘But’ says
the pessimist, 'that will only in
ereaes the difficulty and reduce the
market for foods that are grown in
■a large way for sale.’ Perhaps, pro
vided the farmer has the none?
with which to buy the food, but sup
pose he does not have the money
what then? As ■ matter of fact, it
Is good business and economy to
produce most of the living for the
farm family and the hired help
right on the farm."
In all parts of the countru here
are farsighted agricultural leaders
who are in agreement with Mr.
Beattie in preaching the advantages
of making the farm as much as pos
sible a self-sufficient unit; not only
in these times of agricultural an
general economic depression, ' ut as
Low Kound Trip Tickets tc
all Points on the Seaboard
Also to
Washington, d. c.
Washington, D. C. . $16.52
Columbia, S. C. $6.93
Savannah. Ga. _ $11.03
Jacksonville, Fla._$16.65
Miami, Fla. _______ $29.82
St. Petersburg, Fla. $25.11
Tickets on Sale April 3*4
Only. Limited to 15 Days
in Addition to Date of Sale.
For information and fares
to other points see Agent or
Charlotte _____$2.30
Wilmington _$10.45
Washington _$18.70
Columbia ____$7.15
Savannah___$12.05 •
Jacksonville __$18.80
And all points in South
east east of Mississippi
Tickets on sale each Fri
day and Saturday and for
Sunday Forenoon trains
during period March 27
Oct. 25. Tickets limited to
reach original starting
point prior to midnight
of Tuesday immediately
following date of sale. Stop
overs will be permitted at
all points and tickets will
be good in sleeping cars up
on payment of pullman
For fares to other points
see Agent or
a permanent agricultural oo.icy. In
South Carolina, Virginia, Arksnsar
and other states, statewide .*«m
naigns to bring about the plantinr
of farm gardens are being *clhel>
pushed. In these campaigns he ag- ’
ricultural colleges and the tares
home demonstration agents are tak
ing a leading part.
A well planted and cared for half
acre garden will produce mire vege
tables than the average family car.
eat, during the period when the
crops are maturing. Carrots, late
cabbage, beets, onions, parsnips, po
tatoes and turnips can be grown and
stored for use during the inter,
thtts cutting the winter food bills.
One acre of garden was worth as
much as 65 acres of cotton on a
farm In Texas last year whose 'wn
er^ figured that the acre jleled c
profit of $400.
It Is not only from the point of
view of cutting the family food bills,
however, that the vegetable I'ardar.
deserves a place on every farm. So
much has been said and written
about vitamins during the ’asf. few
years that racticaliy everyone
knows they are essential ‘o good
health. Fresh, green vegetables are
among the best sources of these In
valuable vitamins, but entirety toe
frequently the farmer, busy with hi:
money crops, feels that he las i.c
time to bother with a garden even
though his wife and older hl’drep
may easily be able to take ca^e cf it
once It is ploughed.
The result Is that In many In
stances the farm diet is too much
restricted to meat, potatoes and
bread. Green vegetables, one of na
ture’s best preventive medicine:,
have little place on the menu. The
various deficiency diseases nave a
chance to creep In, breaking down
health and stamina. Investigators
have found that a large proportion
of ill-health in rural districts is
traceable to the absence of a well -
balanced diet. No diet can be called
[ dance of fresh, green vegetables,
j A vegetable garden planted this
spring will return ample dividends
in health and In helping to mrkc
the farm family self-sufficing, able
to weather any economic storm.
Ford Can Chin
Bar Six Times
Fort Myers, Fla.—Henry Ford
can “chin” a bar six times, bnt
his old crony, Harvey Firestone,
> can't pull himself up once, and
Thomas A. Edison, third member
of the famous triumvtarate—
well, he doesn’t even try such
Gathering for the first time
together in more than a year,
Ford, Firestone and Edison had
a chummy reunion.
The motor magnate displayed
his gymnastic ability as he grab
bed a low hanging limb of a
eucailptus tree outside the Edi
son laboratory. Six times he
“muscled” to touch his chin.*
Then the tire manufacturer tried
his skill. With Mr. Ford’s as
sistance he made it up one and
turned loose.
The famous trio sat on the steps
of the Edison laboratory and dis
cussed business in general, as the
tropical sun beat down upon their
bared heads.
"A nrw yean ago, I found
that I waa very weak and
nothing 1 ate seemed to
give me any strength,"
writes Mrs. R. B. Douglas,
704 South Congress St,
Jackson, Miss.
1 suffered intense pain
in my head and back. At
times I would have to hold
to something to steady my
self, so as to do my little
work. I was worried about
my condition.
"My mother told me that
I should take Cardui After
taking two bottles, I felt
stronger, but I kept on tak
ing it until my head and
back quit hurting. I took
about six bottles in all,
and have never quit prais
ing Cardui”
Tftli* Thed ford's Black-Draught
for Constipation, Indigestion,
and Biliousness.
Trinity f omrnunity
N»ws Of The Week
Little Miss Harris, Improving. Miss
Kilby Greene Seriously
111. Personals.
• Special to The Star t
Trinity, Mar. 17.—Little Miss Hel
en Harris the three-year-old daugh
ter ot Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Harris hac
been seriously ill with bronchia:
pneumonia. We are glad to note
‘that she is improving, though slowly
The many friends and relatives of
Miss Ruby Greene, of Mmresboro
learn with regret, of her ^serious ill
ness and hope for her a speedy re
Others on the sick list at this
witting are Mrs. Charlie Keevit and
little Miss Georgie Bostic.
Mr. and Mi's. Boyl Blanton and
family of Shelby were callers at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Bri t
ges, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B, Scruggs and
daughter Shirley of Greenville, S.
C , were visiting relatives in this
community Sunday.
The Sunday dinner guests of Mrs.
Everett Bailey included Mr. and
Mrs. Orvie Rollins and Mr. and Mrs;
Seth Morrow of Moores,boro R-l and
Mr. Delfo Rollins of Cliffside.
Mr. and Mrs, Belk Frazier and
family of near Shelby spent Sunday
here with their brother Mr. E. S
Miss Lucille Hamrick of Boiling
Springs spent Sunday night with
Miss Bet tie Season and attended the
singing at Trinity Sunday night.
The B. Y. P. U. of our church t ill
observe study course week begin
ning March the 23rd. The seniors
will study B. Y. P. U. administra
tions. The intermediate and Jun
ior union will study the B. Y P
U. manuals. All are urged to secure
a book and attend each night at
7:30 o'clock.
Mr. Bill Fortune or New Jersey
who Is 68 years of ape visited his
sister Mrs. W. W. Bridges here last
Wednesday for the first time in 40
years. Mrs. Bridges states that sin
recognized her brother at the fir it
glance despite the long separation
Mr. Fortune was accompanied j
here by his brother Mr. Dobb F r
tune and nephew Mr. Howard For
tune of Bostic.
Mr. Forrest Bailey of Kannapoli
is spending a few days here with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bailey
Mr. and Mrs. Quay Bridges and
j little daughter Elizabeth and Mrs.
| George Lookadoo were visiting rcl
| atives In Mooresboro Sunday alter
i noon.
i Mrs. Qaither Pope who ins beer,
j ill at the home of her daughter Mrs
] Oscar Goode is better and nas gone
! to visit another daughter Mrs
Brooks of Beaver Darn section.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Peat son and
little daughter Eloise and a cousin of
theirs from Flint Hill spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. Onnie Blan
Mrs. Chris Laii is at the bedside
of her grandmother Mrs. Harris of
I near Gaffney who is seriously Id.
Miss Effie Bridges of Henrietta is
i spending a few days here with her
| sister Mrs. H. B. Harris.
Mr. Arthur Bridges had the mis
fortune of losing a good mule a few
days ago.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. McKinney
were callers at the home of Mr. Pink
; Beason of the Mt. Pleasant (.im
munity Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Winn and baby
daughter of Cliffside were the Sun
day dinner guests of Mrs. Jane Winn
who accompanied them to see Mrs.
Jim Humphries of near Shelby in!
the afternoon.
Mrs. Mettle Robbs of Gaffney, S.
C„ is spending a few days here with
her daughter Mrs. F. E, Brllges.
Mrs. Emma McSwain and daugh
ters Florence and Pearl of Shelby
are spending this week with Mrs.
j Cliff Beason.
To, Whom It May Concern:
Notice is hereby given that Fire Policies
Nos. 251151 to 251200 inclusive and Auto
mobile Policies Nos. 32601 to 32626 Inclu
sive of the Law Union & Rock Insurance
Company. Ltd. of London, requiring for
their validity the countersignature of a
duly authorized and licensed agent, have
been lost.
Since these policies ha\re not been regu
larly countersigned, Issued or accounted
for, nor any premiums received thereunder
by this company, they will be valueless
and void in the hands of whomsoever the'
may fall and no claim thereunder could
be legally presented. If found, these poll
clse should be returned to the office of
the company at Hartford, Connecticut.
No claim of any nature purporting to
be based on these policies will be recog
nized by the company. The public will take
notice accordingly.
eral Agents, Greensboro, N. C.
3t Mch 18c
It Pays To Advertrse
Shelby High, State Champs, To
Play First Baseball Contest Of
Season With Cherryville Friday
Remnants Of 19.10 Champion
ship Team (Jets First
Test Here.
The first game of the year
Friday afternoon! Baseball's
debut in Shelby for 1911!
The place is at the Shelby
High park and Cherryville, al
ways a season opener for
Shelby, will furnish the oppo
It will not only bo the first
glimpse of the national past time
for this section In 1931, but it will
also be the lirst test for what is left
of the fast-moving 1930 club which
brought a fourth state champion
ship to Shelby.
Which is to say that the old fans
along the stands will be out looking
for future Ralph Gillespies, Cline
Lees, Dutch Whisnarvts, and Sher
rill Hamricks.
Need A Star.
And the old-timers have every
right to be looking for a new star to
replace the scintillating favorites of
other days. Shelby baseball teams,
especially the four championship
clubs, have always been perfect
team-working machines, but nearly
every one of them was built around
some outstanding individual per
former who pulsed and paced the
inspired play of the others. Years
ago the play of Glenn Cline Lee oir
short, the catching and hitting of
Fred Beam, tire catching of Ralph
Gillespie, and the pitching of Wil
bur Wall, Dutch Whisnant and
others keep the others on the team
keyed' to a perfect pitch. In later
years Cline Lee came along to pace
a championship team with his hit
ting and fielding as did his o’der
brother. And Jack Hoyle and Sher
rill Hamrick stepped on the mound
to pitch clubs all the way through
Another great scholastic catcher
bobbed up In Hal Parris, and Hum
rick and Farris i jrmed one of the
greatest high school batteries North
Carolina has ever seen. Ask the club
that fell before them last year,
! But what player will act as the
spark plug this year? Nearly all of
the 1930 stars are gone. Of those
remaining there is Shorty McSwain,
the basketball captain and the star
football back, at second base. He
may be the leader. Then on short is
Mayhew, the big fellow who came
along rapidly last year to help fans
forget how Cline I-ec grabbed the
hot ones. He has in him the mak
ing of a good ball player. He may
be the leader. Then there are sev
eral others with experience who will
see action this year. Most of them
are outfielders. Perhaps they will
supply the punch. But the biggest
gap will likely he on the hillock. For
n year or two when things began to
look gloomy for Shelby the fans let
the; cheers roll when the lanky
Hamrick strolled out to the mound
and unlimbered his long right arm.
Tills year there is no Hamrick
Maybe Big Peters, the South Shel
by boy, can replace him, or one of
the hurlers.
Those are the several things the
superiors of the 1930 state cham
pions will be wondering when they
go to the park to see the Cherry -
ville game Friday.
But reports from the practice ses
sions this week indicate that Coach
Morris to not very optimistic about
finding a brilliant new star. Here
tofore he has believed that hto teams
have kept, marchtng through the
best ones In the state because, for
the most part, they knew where to
throw the ball when they got hold
of it, and when not to throw it; and
because, too, they were trained to
know’ when a bunt might come roll
ing lazily along the third base line
and likewise had been trained to
make the most of every hit bv
stretching their bases and stealing
a few when they couldn't be
For a week or more every candi
date for the team has been bunt
ing ’em, making plays here and
there, learning, in other words, the
fundamentals of Uie game—how to
play baseball. In bygone years Shel
by's four championship teams have
been in tight places against teams
as good as they were li\ hitting,
lidding and pitching, but Shelby
came through In the pinches be
cause the boys seemed to know a
little more, were a little calmer, and
would not blow up. Remember the
Mt. Airy game when Shelby took
half as many hits as the visitors and
won? Remember other games that
were won by bunting at an unex
pected time, by stealing a base at a
surprising moment, or by other
heads-up play?
Friday afternoon the 1930 cham
pions will open up for 1931 in thetr
own backyard. Over the state,
coaches and players will be wanting j
to know "what that Shelby bunch j
looks like this year." And, of course,
the home town fans will too. The
spring weather has brought along
the baseball fever.
His Shoes Empty
Wlu, . tiic place m uio >...)( fel
low above on Shelby lilgh's baseball
team this year? That's one of 'he
biggest problems facing the Shelby
coaches as they go Into their first
game with Cherry vlHc Friday. Sher
rill Hamrick hurled the local team
all the way to Chanel Hill last year
and then put on a little extra steam
with his pitching and hitting to
clinch Shelby's fourth baseball title.
16 Games On
High Schedule
Play Charlotte There Tuesday
Kings Mountain Here Fri
day Week.
The Shelby high baseball team
has 16 games scheduled prior to the
state race.
The first, game is this Friday In
Shelby with Cherryville. The second
is with Charlotte there Tuesday
Kings Mountain will be here the fol
lowing Friday.
The full schedule follows:
March 20—Chgrryvllle—here.
March 24- Charlotte—there.
March 27—Kings Mtn.—here.
March 28—Bolling Springs—here.
April 2 (Thur.)—Charlotte—here.
April 3 (Frl.) — Lowel—there.
Apr. 4 <Sat.)— Bolling Spgs —there
April 7 (Tuee.l— Forest City—
April 9 (Thur.)—Kings Mountain
April 10 (Frl.)—Lowell—here.
April 14 (Tues.l—Rutherfordton—
April 17 (Frl)—Cherryville—
April 18 (Sat.)—Gastonia—here.
April 21 (Tues.)— Forest City—
April 24 (Frl.)—Gastonia—there.
April 28 (Tuesl)— Rutherfordton—
According to Lowell Thomas, the
song "Tell Mother I’ll Be There,”
which used to have the greatest
pulling power In evangelistic serv
ices, has lost its ancient charm. The
reason is. perhaps, that there’s no
use telling the modern mother you’ll
be there, because there’s no telling
where, she’ll be herself.—Philadel
phia Inquirer.
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