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FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1941
BIBLE THOUGHT FOB WEBB
WE ARE NOT WORMS: Hence
forth I call you not servants, for the
servant knoweth not what his lord
doeth: but I have called you friends;
for all things that I have heard of
my Father 1 have made known unto
you. Tohn 15:15.
Here And There
The heavy downpour of rain early
Wednesday morning was welcome
moisture here in Perquimans. Bad
ly in need of rain for some time,
farmers report that the rainstorm
was worth thousands of dollars to
this county in that the benefit to the
crops will be tremendous.
Hitler, it is reported, is a sick man,
having, left the Russian battle front
for his mountain home in Berchtes
gaden. Could it be that he could
not stand those "nasty" tricks of tne
Less than a month remains before
the school bells will be ringing for
the children, but there is no doubt
but that many of the boys would
prefer to stay down by the river
with their fishing poles.
Just because they are killing men
in Europe is no reason to forget
safety on our highways. Accidents
are on the increase ... so let's slow
down and save a life.
The Perquimans Weekly has urged
that the farmers of the United states
be given substantial economic justice.
We have pointed out the inequality
in the distribution of income under
which one-fourth of the nation's pop
ulation, residing on the farms, re
ceive only one-eleventh of the na
Since 1921, American agriculture
has had a hard road to travel. The
disastrous deflation which reached a
climax in the year 1920 threw agri
culture into almost complete bank
ruptcy. The uphill road has been
long and arduous but, in recent years
at least, the fanners have been re
ceiving the benefits, of legislation
passed for the purpose of improving
their economic situation.
With this introduction, we wish to
commend the recent advice of Ed
ward 0. O'Neal, president of the
American Farm Bureau Federation,
who warns farmers that he knew of
"no more certain method of bringing
about wild inflation than for farmers
to drive prices now as high as the
traffic will bear."
Lesser friends of the farmers and
particularly those interested in hold
ing public office by the .vote of un
thinking farmers, will not agree with
Mr. O'Neal. They are thinking of
votes, not the welfare of the farm
families of this country.
Mr. O'Neal continues, "I counsel
fanners to stick to the reasonable
demand we have made for twenty
years. We have won parity, there
fore, let us be thankful." He sug
gests that farmers will make a mis
take if they become greedy and in
sist on getting more than panty
just because we could possibly get
.higher prices during the emergency
This is excellent advice which
thinking farmers will seriously con
sider. It is much -better for agricul
tures, as a whole, to maintain f
stable prograradesigned to gradual
ly uplift the economic standards of
agricultural people than to seek a
temporary prosperity during an
emergency. After the emergency is
over and there is another ruinous
drop in prices, it will be too late for
the fanner of the nation to take Mr.
"Defense driver is a fitting title
for the motorist who has learned con
sideration for. the safety of others.
He Is the .Nation's defense against
highway casualties, He is the back
bone of the national , defense drive
against golmei waste.1 .'Caspline ra
tionings or restriction ,v con fuel
sales hold no dismay for him. since
limits ' vpBgs w art 'directed
ONE TRAFFIC CO?.
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SYMBOL OF OUR WAY OF LIFE
They had driven like mad the last
20 miles in an attempt to reach the
next gasoline station before 7 o clock.
But when they got there the pump
was locked and there was a sign say
ing "No more gas sold until tomor
"So this is the way we're treated
in a democratic country, just be
cause we've gone all-out for defense
the government is saying when we
may and when we may not buy gaso
line. It's an outrage. There was no
rationing of gasoline in the countries
of Europe until things were really
"Oh yes there was," her companion
reminded her. "They began ration
ing years ago."
"Well we certainly didn't hear
much about it. Of course," she add
ed honestly, "there was the censor
ship. Perhaps the news didn't geti
'"No, that wasn't the only reason
we didn't hear about it," the other
woman went on. "There wasnt any
particular fuss about rationing gaso
line for private cars because there
were so few cars. There are some
thing like 130 million people in the
j United States; 7 of the population
of the entire world. But how many
of the world's automobiles do you
think we have?"
The car driver shook her head. "I
don't know exactly. A lot I suppose."
solely against wasteful driving prac
tices. Coincident with filling statibn
shut-downs at night along the Atlan
tic Seaboard, there is emanating
from State executives, safety agen
cies and gasoline companies a steady
'flow of "good driver" education.
Governor Lehman of New York has
released a ten-point driving techni
que guaranteed to promote safety
while conserving gasoline. The
Massachusetts Registry of Motor Ve
hicles is "cracking down" on speeds
of more than 40 miles an hour and
threatening to tag motorists who go
over 25 miles an hour in some places.
At the same time, drivers are be
ing advised over the radio, by street
signs, gasoline station placards, and
newspaper advertisements and ar
ticles how to get the most mileage
out of their fuel.
Emergencies are sometimes neces
sary adjuncts of economy. In the
use of gasoline, United States motor
ists are notoriously wasteful. Th
nation's annual highway toll, ex
ceeding the American casualties ol
the last World War every year, at
test to driving practices that burn
Gasoline rationing, if sensibly ad
ministered, may provide an instance
in which the just need not suffer
with the unjust.: For the motorist
who has schooled himself in the tech
nique of relaxed driving in order to
play safe can get twice as much mil
eage from his gasoline as the driver
who speeds, jams on his brakes, or
leaps to the fore at every traffic
Hence, if rationing comes to the
Eastern Seaboard States, it will place
a premium on good driving at the
same time it penaliezs the careless.
The Christian Science Monitor.
Jesse Jones, Federal Loan Admin
istration, stated Wednesday that the
government is prepared to make
loans to Russia for the purchases of
war supplies her. Jones stated that
a loan to Russia was more likely
than giving lease-lend d; .
WOULD C2 CITTZTJ
"We have 72 of them that's an
average of one for every 4 persons.
So when gasoline is rationed it hits
most of us. The boy with a 'flivver'
parked under the apple trees in the i
back yard as well as the man with a
heated, 3-car garage. It's an Ameri
can institution the family automo
bile a symbol of the opulence and
freedom of our way of life which! has
grown out of our great, free indus
Oh yes, we're likely to make more
fuss than the people in Europe about
the small inconveniences that defense
will mean to us because we're used to
so much more. The good things of
life have been spread out among
more people than in any other land.
But don't mind too much if you
have to get along without as much
gasoline as you're used to for a little
while. There's plenty of it in the
ground of this great country, and
there's a great system for refining
and distributing it. Well have an
abundant supply of it again when
this crisis is over and what's more
the right to use it in our own auto
mobiles as we see fit. For the peo
ple of our country are determined to
defend the American way of life
which means freedom of action as
well as freedom of speech and reli
gion and of business enterprise that
had made us the richest, most pow
erful nation in the world.
CENTER HILL NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Turner, their
two children, Robert and Peggy, Mr.
and- Mrs. Edward Byrum and daugh
ter, Doris Jean, visited Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Hollowell, at Sunbury, Sun
Mrs. Connor and daughter, Miss
Pattie Wagner, of Akron, Ohio, spent
the week'end with Mr. and Mrs. A.
Mrs. Ray Carter and son, Olan, of
Richmond, Va., are visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Furry.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ridgeway, of
Roanoke, Va., spent the week-end as
guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. L. Hobbs.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Ellis, Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert Ellis, of Norfolk, V.,
spent Sunday with their mother, Mrs.
Mrs. Emmett Jones has returned to
her home in Norfolk, Va., after a
week's visit with her aunt, Mrs. Ida
Mrs. J. S. Turner, Mrs. Lena As
bell and daughters, Misses Wenona
and Dorothy Asbell and Mrs. Luke
Hollowell, of Portsmouth, Va., Mrs.
Clarence Dail and son, of Hertford,
visited Mrs. Tom Asbell Sunday af
ternoon. Miss Lillian Ellis spent Saturday
in Norfolk, Va.
Miss Martah VWhite' spent a few
day ;bstiweek ,in;EliaUth City as
the guest of her cousin, Miss Nellie
Mae Lane. ' - ;
Rev.' and Mrs. J. T. Stanford and
daughter, Miss' Nellie Blanche Stan
ford, spent Thursday in Norfolk, Va.
Mrs. J. P. Byrum, Mrs. John Dafl,
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dafl and son,
of near Hertford; visited Mr. ana
Mrs. Nearest Jordan Sunday after
noon. , :
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Byrum visited:
Mr. and Mrs.' Edward Byrum Sunday
evening. . , j. .
Miss Delate Jordan has returned
home after visiting, with relatives iaV
WAvCnllr V.' , -1
Mrs. Fat Whiteman and daughter.
Mary Elizabeth and Mrs. Lola Jordan
visited lira. Patie Perry, in Rocky
Hoclt, Monday afternoon. . ,r ,
Miss Mary fetter Belch has re-
her parents, Ir. and Mrs. LyYY
Belch. ' ' x f '.'kS-,-!
ft Mr.and Jlra.J. I, Boyce wej djinr
ner gueetsu w, tax, ana Mra. - jsj,
Furry Sunday. " " ;,
Mrs, Edward Byrumnd dawghtejf.
Dons Jean, ae sptjimg , few days
with her parents. Jfriinfit'ters. S. T.
Byrum, of near Cannons . lerry.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Baldwin have
returned to Baltimore, Md., after a
visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
G. E. Hollowell. '
Misses Mamie and Anna Mae Holl
owell attended a showing of "The
Lost Colony" at Fort Raleigh on
Peggy Turner spent Monday with
Mary Elizabeth Whiteman. , -
Mr. J. Frank Miller, Jr., of
Edenton, is visiting her parents, 'Mr.
and Mrs. R, 0. Furry.
Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Boyce,
Mrs. Say Carter and son, Olan, went
to Virginia Beach, Va.r Sunday.
Mrs. J. G. White has returned
home after visiting Mr. and Mrs. Os
wald Wiseman, at- Fayetteville. West
Miss Frances Bunch, of Franklin,
Va., spent the Week-end with Miss
Anne Elizabeth. Byrum.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Lamb and son,
of Edenton, were dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Boyce on
Mrs. A. M Williams and son, Mel
vin, of Boykins, Va., are visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Elton Jordan,
and Mr. Jordan.
1. How many battleships are in
volved in the "Two-ocean Navy"?
2. How many Selectees and Na
tional Guardsmen are affected by
legislation extending1 army service
for 18 months?
3. What caused 100,000 filling
stations on the Eastern Seaboard to
close at night?
4. What is the area and popula
tion of the Ukraine?
5. What was the former name of
is the U. S. Ambassador
7. What state leads in the
duction of crude petroleum?
8. What is the largest deficit of
the Federal Government?
9. How many American Presi
dents have visited Europe while in
10. What is erythema Solaris?
Thirty-two, or more.
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She's beard the pilots tax abotit the 014 that can always be depended on to L"'
teskt engine heat. That's why she tises Tlolene to her car. If you want It for ' 1 .' '
ywar pat toor iet it In the approved grade at any of the stations listed bebw' ;;vAr
Guardsmen, : V-.r-v7 ,
' 3, A diversion of oil tankers from
Llhe Atlantic coast to Britain. - ,k-
450,000 square - ,mile$r 85,000,-
One, Woodrow Wilson, who
oo?; 3eopie.)S 'irf ;p , . - ?
,( t $lO7f.000,009 1910. ' -
, :, . , STATEMENT
Eagle Fire Insurance Company
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY
Condition December 3L 1940, as Shown By Statement Filed
Amount of Caoital naid in ca4h S 815.000.00
Amount Ledger Assets. Dec. 81st previous year 2,314,990.84
Income -- From Policyholders, $817,154.50; Miscellaneous.
Disbursements To Tolicyholders,
tCAA A1A A. '
Fire Premiums Written or renewed
All Otter Premiums Written or
$462,732.56 , In
Value of Real Estate r
Mortgage Loans on Real Estate : .
Value of .Bonds and Stocks ,
Cash in Company's Office
Deposited in Trust Companies and Banks not on interest
Deposited in Trust. Companies and Banks on interest
Agents' balances, representing business : written subsequent to
October 1, 1940
Agents' balances, representing business written prior to Oc
tober 1, 1940
Deduct Ceded Reinsurance Balance Payable . -
Interest and Rents due and accrued
All other Assets,, as detailed in statement
Less Assets not admitted
Total admitted Assets $2,073,195.20
Net amount o'f unpaid losses and claims $ 163,192.00
Unearned Premiums , , 783,226.45
Salaries, rents, expenses, accounts, fees, etc., due or accrued 6,290.06
Estimated amount payable for Federal, State, county and mu
nicipal taxes due or accrued 4,325.00
Contingent commissions, or other charges due or accrued 17.930.84
All other liabilities, as detailed in statement 18,262.87
Total amount of all liabilities
Capital actually paid up in cash :
Surplus over all liabilities .
Surplus as regards Policyholders
Total Liabilities 2 -$2,078,195.20
Business In, North Carolina During 1940
Fire Risks written $523,435; Premiums received $ 9,996
All Other Risks written 171,774; Premiums received 546
Losses incurred Fire 11,978; Paid - 10,392
Losses incurred All other 3; Paid 3
President, Jas. Y. Milne; Treasurer, Arthur L. Bowerman. Home of
fice, 18 Washington Place, Newark, N. J- Attorney for service, Dan C.
Boney, Insurance Commissioner, Raleigh, N. C.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
(Beal) Raleigh, May 12th, 1941.
I, Dan C. Boney, Insurance Commissioner, do hereby certifv that the
above is a true and correct abstract
surance Company of Newark. N. J.,
condition of said Company, on the 31st
! Witness my hand and official seal,
G(? W fiy b (J W
Anr A vw tfr a mitt
went ttf Europe twice in' lSlr
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: CAED. OF THANKS . v
We wish to express ur heartfelt
thank to neighbors and friends for
their many, kind expressions of sym
pathy during the death, -of 'our .father
J. B. Webb. '
$502,890.69, Miscellaneous, r
. ..... .. tn
, ; Total i,vvo,wvAa
during year, $2,216,967.42
except Capital $ 993.226.72i J
of the statement of the Eagle Fire In- '
filed with this Department showinar the
day of December, 1940.
the day and year above written.
HVN'hiX, insurance Commissioner.
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