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' . THE PERQUIMANS WEEKLY, ESRTFOSP, N C; FRIDAY,- SEPTEMBER-27-193S. .
. -"' . Mis Alma Leg-gett, of .Washing
t ton, N. C, and Hiss Lucille Long, of
Am Bethel, have returned to resume thei
' work in the Winfall school. -
- Miss Lora Brothers, of Fountain,
spent the week-end with Mrs. W G
s . Hollowell. , ; - I
f ! Rev. Mr. Hurley, of the City Road
M. E.. Churdv-Elisabeth City, is as4
' Biting; the Rev., J. W. Dimmette in
V ' revival at Cedar Grove If . Er Church.
v Miss Audrey ' Umphlett' and Miss
, 1 Sarah Morgan have returned from
Virginia Beach, Va., where they spent
" the summer at the Children's Sana-
; torium. Miss Umphlett was assist
" , ant superintendent there - ? -. j m;
. .Lawn Part " ' " .
: Mrs.D. R. Trueblood gave her lit;
tie daughter,' Blanche Carolyn, a lawn
party Wednesday afternoon from 3
until 5 o'clock, honoring, her sixth
birthday anniversary.. -After - the
'children had enjoyed several games,
the honoree opened her gifts, which
were many and beautiful The birth
day cake, bearing six candles,': was
then eat and served with ke cream.
The table was set out under the trees
and was centered . with a beautiful
arrangement of cut flowers. ' The
guests included: Harriet Lou .Layden,
Iva Mae Hughes, James Robert Bar
ber, Cleo and Jo Anne Trueblood,
Joel Hollowell, Jr., Durward Lee Bar
ber, Amy Van Roach, Ann Elizabeth
Proctor, Horace Baker, Jr : James
Edward, Martha and Richard Leigh,
Kula White, Dorothy Faye White,
Allene Yates, Louise and Mary Belle
DeLaney, Doris and Blanche " Ray
Lane, Sally Anne White, of Balti
more, Md.; Bill Parker, of Elisabeth
City, Billy Jean and Reginald Jones,
of Hertford, Mrs. Joel Hollowell,
Mrs. J. V. Roach, - Mrs.; Rex Jones,
Mrs. D. L. Barber, Mrs. C H. Proc
tor, Mrs. J. S. Leigh, Mrs. C. A. Bag
ley, and Mrs. C. D.-White.
NEW HOPE NEWS
Percy Webb and family, of Norfolk,
Va., spent Sunday with Mr. Webb's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L, R. Webb.
Mrs. Myrtle Rhue, of Norfolk, Va,
has been the recent guest of her
mother, Mrs. J. C Small.
: Mrs. T. E. Hurdle has returned
home after visiting relatives in New
Mrs. Jimmie Neary, of New York,
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
L. K. Webb.
Mrs. George fowell : and daughter,
Madge, of Winfall, spent a few days
last week with Mrs. D. W. Simpson,
Jr., at her home here. ;
G. L. Turner and family motored to
Norfolk, Va- Sunday. ifcuWti
C. C. Simpson, of Greenville, spent
the week-end with his mother, Mrs.
D. W. Simpson, Sr. ; ;
Those visiting. Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Turner Sunday were: Mr. and v Mrs.
J: M. - Nurney and Miss Marjorie
atthews. G. G. Turner, and Miss
of Elisabeth City. -
Newby visited Mrs.
D. V. i Saturday.
er was the dinner
guest of Miss Laura Wood Goodman
- E. A. Goodman has returned after
a trip to Sanford.
Miss Virchia Umphlett has return
ed from Norfolk, Va., where she, has
. been visiting her ; brother, Melza
Umphlett. 'vftviSi-!;.;'i ' ...v,
Thomas WOloughby, of Fort Mon
roe, Va, Bpent the week-end with his
mother, Mrs, Arthur .Elliott : ; F ? ' : i ,
Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Harris and
son, of Norfolk, Va spent last week
with Mrs. Hams' Jnother, Mrs. Tern-
pie Tarkenton.S';3?; '-J
Miss Thelma Biddlck :i left Sunday
for Richmond, Va where she has ac
cepted a nosition.'TflJ;sK.i';;3',flrt;:
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Watkins and
daughter, Shirley, : and - three grand
children called to see Mr,; and Mrs.
Louis Eaves Sunday afternoon.1
Those who called at the home of
Mr. E. Y. Berry Sunday ? afternoon
were Mr. and Mrs- Reuben Stalllngs
and son William, J. E. Lane, Willie
Lane, B. A. Berry, Willie Manning
Harrell and son,' Manning Berry '
.. . Mrs. Neil Sprufll and Mrs. Charlie
White motored to Norfolk,- Va.j last
Wednesday.. . y : . .
- ; The Better Homes and Garden Club
met with Mrs. L. J. Winslow on
. Wednesday afternoon. TUrteen mem
bers answered at roll call by naming
- fruits, vegetables and Cowers ' with
Traveling Around America
V X WL'
ERE are some1 descendants of
Americas. They are Aymara Indians
of Bolivia whose forefathers were
part of the tremendously wealthy
empire ruled over by the Incas
which was at the height of its glory
when the Spaniards arrived.
Bolivia, a skytop republic without
a, seacoast approached by rail, or
air, from ports In Chile and Peru
on the route of thvweekly cruises
between New York and South
America's West Coast has a popu
lation more' than half Indian. Many
of the tribes, particularly in the
highlands,- live lu an amazingly
primitive style. They dwell in crude
homemade adobe huts practically
Without furniture, cook over open
flres, using for fuel the woody moss
growing on the rocks.
They raise, for food, barley, pota
toes, qulnoa and corn; and use.
llamas and sheep for meat as well
as for wool. Potatoes are made into
"chuno" by freezing and soaking:
qulnoa furnishes leaves to flavor
soups and seeds from which to make
flour fpr their hard bread; the corn
finds its way chiefly into chlcha, a
potent native drink. .
Another important crop is coca !
for centuries the Indians of Boilvla
have been chewing the cocalne-con-tainlng
leaves 'of the coca plant;
and the gorgeously embroidered '
pouch In which they carry their sup
ply has long been the most impor
tant costume accessory.
for her care and milking. ,
But.a cow giving, J.0 quarts of , milk
daily will yield a net profit of $40 a
year. yTen such cows will produce a
dear profit of $400 a ,year. Cows
giving more, milk produce , an even
larger, return. .
-. The exact figure, of . course, will
vary with local conditions, the price
of milk,- and the cost of feed, Kuff
ner: added. ,
Many dairymen who did not make
money last year are thinking . of buy
ing high priced cows. In many in
stances they would do better to sell
their lowest producers and endeavor
to raise the efficiency of their better
Every dairyman should seek to de
velop a herd whose average produc
tion is at least 8,000 pounds of milk
a year, Euffner pointed out.- Top
quality cows frequently produce 9,500
pounds a year, or more.
Proper feeding and management of
the herd will do a great deal to stim
ulate milk production and keep it
at a high level, Ruf fner added. And
good feed, much of which can be pro
duced at home, need not cost more
than the wrong kind of feed.
Another important step in herd
improvement is the breeding of cows
to bulls which can transmit to their
daughters a capacity for heavy milk
As these calves mature, they may
be kept in the herd while their some
what lower producing dams are sold.
their initial letters. The theme of
the Scripture lesson, conducted by
Miss Olive Layden was, "God's
Open! Miss Kate Blanchard, - of
Hertford, was present and gave an
interesting .talk : on "Music in the
Home and Community," after which
several folk-songs were sung by the
Recipes for a home-made sandwich
spread were distributed.
Miss Clara White conducted an
auto contest in which Miss Blanch
ard won and received a beautiful bou
quet of dahlias.
S(The r hostess Berved home-made
Cotton Growers Get
Larger Cash Income
The huge increase in the income of
Chowan Couhty cotton growers dur
ing the past three years is shown by
figures supplied from the office of
Dean L O. Schaub at State College
In 1932, before the cotton adjust
ment program, the growers sold their
lint and seed for a total of only $106,
The 1933 crop sold for $213,332.37,
to which was added $24,795.52 in
benefit payments, bringing the total
Income from cotton that year to $238,
The crop last, year sold for $294,
970.70. Benefit -payments of $24,
381.78 brought the total to $319,
852.48. . .
The net income of the growers, in
many instances, increased more than
these figures indicate, the dean point
ed out, since the reduced acreage re
quired smaller expenditures for ferti
User; and, labor. f-fi,:?vv
' Alna to be considered is the fact
that much of Jthe land ' retired from
Cotton production has been planted to
foodand feed crops for home con.
sumption, and these crops nave re
duced the amount of money spent for
food and for feed.
The stimulus riven the balanced
farming program by the cotton ad
iuBtment nroarram has also been
worth a great deal to the farmers,
the dean stated, even though the
benefits may not now be measured al
together in terms of dollars and
The dean said that the 'rise in cot
ton prices may be attributed largely
to the control program and ita reauc
Hon of the surplus cotton which form'
erly glutted the markets and depress
ed price. . v. :-,, '
GOOD DAIRY COWS !
PAY BEST mOFIT
. Ten good cows are more profitable
than 20 low producers, j j . - 1 V
X In fact, low producers, are often an
expense rather -than a profit,' declar
ed R. H. Ruffner, head of the animal
husbandry department at State Col
A cow giving six quarts of milk a
day just about pays for her feed,
Ruffner said. She pays nothing for
stable rent or for the labor required
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G. T. POWELL
WINFALL, N. C.
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