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THE PERQUIMANS, WEEKLY, HERTFORD, N. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1946
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I 'crquinians Weekly
rublished every Friday by Thf
M..Hiian8 Weekly, partaar
T. consisting of Joseph U
.ip.eil and Max R. Campbell, at
u..id, N C
xHnf ih CarolinaTJL
..- as- second elaaa mattes
. ,wi if) iim. at txwtoffk
Hertford, North Carolina, un
tie Act of March, 1879.
SI KS'.'RIITION RATES
..iis of thanks, obituaries
1'iiions of respoct, etc. will be
.. ..:Kfd for at regular advertising
A 'Hfising ra'-i furnished b
. . juest.
large tractors, according to Blair, parents, on Friday night of las
This includes preparation, planting week.
cultivation and combining. There iM. Waid, a graduate of Chowan
are only two mules on the farm and High School, worked at Planters, In
thev have little to do. Suffolk, Va., prior to joining the
Wilkinson also firmly believes in army in March, 1943.
the live-at-home program for every
one on the tarm. The community
garden furnishes all of the families
with plenty of fresh .vegetables for
the table and a good surplus to ba
canned. Plenty of meat, potatoes
and other crops are also produced.
County Agents Plan
County agents are planning to ex
pand their work with field crops this
year in spite of the extra work which
war time conditions have placed on
them, says Enos Blair, Extension
agronomist at State College.
Plans submitted from the 100
Pvt. Ward's wife and small daugh
ter, Janie, live in Neosho, Mo. He
married while in training in Mississippi.
Pvt. Elbert Williams
Is Reported Missing
Mr. and Mrs. William Williams of
Tyner, have received word that their
son, Pvt. Elbert L. Williams, has
been missing in action. The follow
ing telegram from the adjutant gen
eral last week read:
"The Secretary of War desires me
to express his deep regret that your
son, Pvt. Elbert L. Williams, has
counties in North Carolina by the j been reported missing in action since
agents show that 2,452 field crop December 20, in Luxembourg. If
FRIDAY, JAM..RY 26, 1945
Makes 878 Pounds
Of Lint Per Acre
It was no accident that D. D. Wil
kinson won the Scotland County five
acie cotton contest with 1,210
pounds of lint per acre, says Enos
I lair, Extension agronomist at State
( til lege. i
Wilkinson began building up the
soil of his farm in 1937 with a four
year rotation, the turning under of
cover crops, and the use of better
fertilizers. His rotation was two
years of cotton and corn or truck
crops followed by two years of small
grains and soybeans, with the beans
combined and the leaves and stalks
t. rnei: under.
In 1938 Wilkinson afraf?ed 232
pounds of lint per acre as compared
with 878 pounds per adrt last year
on a crop of 77 acres. Yields of
other crops have just about doubled.
For cotton Wilkinson has ftrtilined ;
Vth 600 pounds of 4-9-6 per acre or;
Mirne similar grade but he now top- I
presses with 150 pounds of nitrate of !
soda and 50 pounds of muriate of
potash per acre where he formerly '
used only 100 pounds of soda. He
gives his grain 300 pounds of 3-12-6
at planting and a topdresser of 100 i
pounds of nitrate of soda and 50
pounds of muriate of potash per
in'inue feature of th" ':lkinson
farm of 225 cultivated acres is that ,
t ri the work is done by two
demonstrations 'are planned as com
pared with 1,034 last year. The in
crease will come with such crops as
grains, legumes and pastures.
Corn leads all other crops with a
total of 575 demonstrations to show
how average yields of corn in North
Carolina may be greatly increased
when a five-point program of im
proved practices is put into oj. tui
There will be 440 farm-wide rota
tions for increased yields, soil con
servation and control of liseases and
In 4-H club activities the number
of agronomy participants is put at
7,862 as compared with 5,596 in
1944. Here again corn leads with
4,421 demonstrations and tobacco in
second place with 1,159 projects.
In addition to the 4-H club dem
onstrations, the county agents also
expect to advise about 127,000 grow
ers in connection with their plans for
increased yields and better quality
or held crops.
the 10th of January were 854,838, as
compared with 348,265 for the same
period in 1944
Mr. Robertr stated: "that this
is the 21st year the Club has handled
the distribution of license plates for
the State, and all this time the
State ha- not lost one cent due to
bad checks or-other causes; whereas,
prior to this arrangement, the State
. o.,e was holding bad
checks fo rmany thousands of dollars,
mcense plates are available at more
places in North Carolina than they
are in any other State in the nation.
The Caro"-"! Motor Club nnder-
further details or other information
are received, you will be promptly
Pvt. Williams was a member of an
infantry outfit and entered the ser
vice May 20, 1944. He was sent
overseas in November, 1944.
Clio Alltn I lAAnrn
Over Last Year
"Latest figures available on the
sale of 1945 State license plates
show a State-wide increase of 6,073
over the same period last year," ac
cording to Coleman W. Roberts,
president of the Carolina Motor
Club. Total sales for 1945 through
Lehman R. Ward is
Missing In Belgium
Lehman Randolph Ward, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Randolph S. Ward of
Ryland, has been reported as miss
ing in action in Belgium, as of De
cember 17. according to a telegram
from the War Department to hif
WHIN FOOD PRICES GO UP"
Senr&cmca't families and others
living on fixed income art the
finl w differ . . . BUT IVNTU
AMt miYBODY LOSCS when
food prices go up. Because our,
dollars simpljr buy less. Help
protect the value of far earning s '
tad veer sating!. Help protect
America's future. It's smart mtii
jbtow tout ciiumo Micri)
f its l I
trlrnin'i funillM anal I
thing ea Ixt4 lacaiw art i
IrU w cuter . . BVT IVH
ALLY IVIIVBODY LOSU I
'food prices go up. Because at
.lla hot laaa. Hala
protect the value of rear earnings!
and ytr savings. Help protect!
America's future. It's smart autafj
patriotic to . . .
KNOW YOUR CIIUMO PRtCti
J. H. Tucker
took this work' as one of its public
services on the invitation of Secre
tary of tat-W. N. Everett, who was
at that, time responsible for license
plate distribution. Under its ar
rangement with the Club, the State
saves money and the public enjoys
a convenient, quick, over-the-counter
service not equalled in any other
"Former Director of the Motor
Vehicle Department, L. S. (Pete)
Harris, now executive director of the
National Association of Motor Ve
hicle Administrators, said a few
years ago that state license pl?
distribution cost less in North Ca.
lina than in any other state. ,
"Under the present law,, car, .-owners'
have until January Zlst to W:-'
their 1945 plates, but anyone whu
puis it on unw ireDruary 1st is mofli -certain
to be caught by patrolmen
All club offices are staffed lihort of
help and many are inexperienced
We urge every one to ,. buy . their
plates before the very last (jays of
the month " -
Ruv More VVai
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tnM lailMka dtrlsf a
it attestant. Ittn tptte daviart cuaj
to bam It brouaht to our titaUloatouWigy
Va be oorrtcted tosMulaatly"
J. W. JACKSON & COMPANY
J. W. Overton
C. L. Stallings
E. A. Turner
fo Keep Prices Down
pWheurtlly la accord with the necessity ci preventing uncoi?,
prcfmnenUv m our stcra tv tha miiUn- nfi
our customer. U.ta spite of oar utmost care,1
a mistake should occur.wewW deem it a favor
to have It brought to our attention so that it
be corrected immediately.
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J. C. Hobbs
JOE AND BILL'S
Bring your C3r in today for a careful inspection of your
tires. It is important you care for your tires. Our ser
vice is the best. , m
If you need new tires . . . and have the proper certifi
cate ... we can supply you tires.
Goodyear and U. S. Royal Tires and Tubes f
JOF AND BILL'S SERVICE STATION
"Where Servue h A Pleasure"
BILL WHITE. Prop. '
BARBER'S GROCERY STORE
C. T. Phillips
f-fek " ""WMm---iinmiu imiiiiiiiii j'
C. E. CANNON
This'Store is Pledged
jo Keep Prices Down
jttanoMrtllf to accord vrith the naoattirf of omrentlng
trolled fbilatkn daring and lollop thtw.XnmeTdiandisela;
proBanently In our tson wflMguldaneeofl
ILt' 1 liutaflk)ew.vjivrtnoWtt&or
to mm tt brought to oar attention to that it
vtua b oarwetai fciHMilliltly.
HARDEN BROTHERS "
Our SincUir-ize service includes changing
over from winter to summer grade lubricants
in. engine, transmission and reaf axle. We'll '
also check your tires, battery and other vital
of your car.
i . Sim
Jordan Service Station
iM TOWE, Apt
' HERTFORD, N, C.
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