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x'- ,We are offering our complete stock of all merchandise on
4 hand at, close-out sale prices. Come in and see these bargains.
$4.95 Sweaters. . Sale price., $2.C0
t One Rack of Dressed Now.;... $1.98
(Formerly Priced up to $12.95)
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AND MANY OTHER ITEMS FOR. YOUR SELECTION
HILDA'S DRESS SHOP
PHONE 3721 - HERTFORD, N. C.
IF WHITER WEATHER PLAYED HAVOC
Now is the time to repair it before it deteriorates
even more. Come in and let us show you our
complete stock of roofing materials. -
WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH
5-V L"d Corrugated Roofing
Light, Medium and Heavy Roll Roof ing ,y
Roof Costing - Roof Cement and (Jails
Hertford Hardware & Supply Co.
"TRADE HERE AND BANK THE DIFFERENCE'
Vf Hertford,N.C c
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J - .' itessea. -
ed . tocay that a nun.
. Icordially welcom j the visitors in 'qimang tte
' ; Choosing QUALITY seeds for spring planting will
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give you more profits at harvest time. You can
Jbe sure of getting just what you .want when you .
i , K v select your ,see4 troty wijrstore;, J" j 4- !
SEE US FOR ....
I SEED POTATOES . MAY PEAS
ONION SETS " SEED OATS : i
'', ; JLESPEDEZA
All Kinds of Garden and Flower Seeds
. YIGORO and GARDEN, TOOLS
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"TRADE HERE AND BANK THE DIFFERENCE0
Removal of approximately 13.500.-
00Q pounds of low. grade shelled pea
nuts from edible trade channels in re
cent weeks has helped substantially
to stimulate the market for farmers
stock peanuts of the 1947 crop. .'
la the opinion of E. 1L Johnson,
manager -of the Growers Peanut Co
operative, Inc. ; far m et-directed
agency through which government
peanut programs are handled in this
area, this, quantity of No. 2 peanuts
would have been available to the
edible trade and would have had a
depressing effect on the market
GPO bought these peanuts from
dealers under contract with Com
modity Credit ' Corporation in this
area, the dealers being required by
CCC to pay producers not less than
support- prices for their 1947 crop
Farmers Stock Peanuts No. 2 peanuU
represented about 86 per cent of the
1M00,000 pounds, oil peanuts repres
enting the remainder, or about 14
More than five million pounds of
the total purchased by GPC were ex
ported to Austria by boat from Nor
folk and the remainder was sold to
local oil mills for crushing into oil
Roughly, 13,500,000-pounds of shell
4d peanuts amounts to 19,300,000
pounds of farmers stock peanuts, ap
proximately 195,000 bags.
In addition, Johnson revealed that
the association had purchased ap
proximately 11 million pounds of
farmers stock peanuts of the 1947
crop directly from producers for
which they have been paid 1947 crop
support prices. Of these 11 million
pounds, sales have been confirmed to
oil mills for approximately two mil
lion pounds. ,
All the peanuts involved in these
transactions were produced in the
area served by the GPC, Virginia,
North Carolina, Tennessee and the
nertheastern part of South Carolina.
Warehouses throughout this area will
be open through June 30 to purchase
merchantable Farmers Stock Peanuts
of the 1947 Crop at government sup
Growers Peanut Cooperative,' Inc.,
with headquarters in Franklin, Va., is
a farmer-controlled organization in
corporated under the laws of the
State of North Carolina. Its officers
and directors are farmers and -represent
all sections of the four-state I
area. It was organized in 1940 to
stabilize the ruinous price of peanuts.
During the war it served directly in
the war effort
discussing and presenting club plans
for the year "asked the cooperation of
A question box on "House Plans7
was presented in pictures.' Mr, Yaffel
offered suggestions for the exterior
and Miss Maness emphasizing in
portant interior features.
Mrs. B. P. White and Mrs. Louis
Winslow, as recreational leaders,
called forth laughter and fun when
they had the members to participate
in a "JtianaKercmei Tie Kace" and a
"Clothes Hanging Contest. "
Mrs. Claud Winslow, representing
uer group, was wmner in tne nrst and
F. M. Copeland proving more skill in
Clothes hanging! than the ladies pres
ent, earned off the prize in the sec
"Odds and Evens" well uhufflwl
the group and at the limited time
McEUroy Chappell was winner in this
These fellowship suppers prove
very helpful and members look for
ward to more of them in the future, -
r Of I
sale held in Elizabeth- Cy on Feb
ruary 25. Registered pure bred hors
featured the sale,' according, to llr.
Yagel who. stated several Perquimans
farmers have become interested in
purchasing stock such as offered .at
the sale to improve local herds,
Indians And Squaws
Close With Three Games
(Continued on Page Eight)
16 of the Indians total
The Perquimans teams will close
the regular schedule with games this
week with M2nto, Gates ville .and
I "h tve Indians and Squaws tea''
are now looking forward and prej..
i 7 f;r the Rurl C.raince.Tourn
l.ii,h will open next week , '-'at t
Central gym. The drawing for t
tourney was made Wednesday nig
at a meeting of the' conference of
ficials, ' . , - - : .
, 'What do, jrou ; take for your in
somnia?" , - . ,f ' ,
"A glass of wine at - regular inter
vals." V' 1 W ,
"Does that make you sleep?" '
"No, but it makes me . satisfied to
stay awaxe.' .,'-'.
h Going Out
Conceited Younv Man; ; "Hw m
Weeksville, In order named. The final an ooeninv - far ATI r inf Alliimnt : man
home feamb of the season will be.play- with a university education?"
wV wuaj lufinb f.wu wifj uicDrmri ouiunesi immuw z es Ana aon I
vciio vui uei-v tuiiMmv-witn. Btiin l us you OUU"
Enjoy your favorite food
at its best any season of
the year. A , frozen food !
locker protects and pre- .
serves the succulent good- -'
ness for months.
Play safe with your meats
see us about our custom butch-
enng service which preserves
your meat in all kinds of
Hertford Locker and
PHONE 2786 , . ,
Uk4J LXLlli IVAVtA.JV
1112 GTQGSTS 17111 COLD!
V WobMy wiioftla wear out your tire In a hurry .
, and male your car niMaie, For both eon
. , omy and tafety, keep your wheels ia Una.
WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND STEERING
CHECK-UP TO FORD FACTORY
PMA Office To Have
New Hours March 1 4
A 40-hour work week has been es
tablished by the State Committee for
all Production Marketing Adminis
tration offices in the State, according
to a notice received this week bv W.
E. White, Secretary of the Perqui
mans PMA Office, whereby this of
fice will not be open on Saturday af
ter March 11948. '
Office ; hours will be. Mondavs
'through Fridays, from 8:30 a. at. to
; 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p. m. to? 6:30
p. m with the office closed on Sat
Ruritan Qub To
Sponsor Pig Project
iMembers of the Bethpl RuiHtan
CluVmeeting on February 18 at the
Colonial Tourist Home, made final
plans for a pig project to aid the
financing and construction of a com
munity house for the Bethel com
munity." Each? member of the ; club
volunteered to furnish the' feed and
raise young pig until it is ready for
market, with all profits going Jnto the
ommunity house building fund,
f Emmett Long, who represented the
local club .- at the Ruritan national
convention held in Roanoke, Va on
January 23 and 24, gave the group a
brief report on the convention.' ' ' .
Y. W. A.s MEET ;
The Y. W. A.'s of Bethel Baptist
Church met Friday night, February
20, at the homo of Wade Jordan.
Emmett Long, president of the so
ciety, presided over the meeting.
Business was discussed, and an inter
esting program was given with var
ious members taking part , '
The meeting adjourned, after which
delicious refreshments were served to
the following guests.' Jefcnette Chap
rell, Elizabeth Proctor, Lloyd Evans,
Llanche Goodwin, Emmett Long,
Kary JnUa Harrell, Madelyn Phillips,
Jayno Mansfield, Mary lw ''haipell
V."Lf.!iard Davis, Robi i Evans!
Lou-'ae Mansfield, Wade J Jordan, Pat
Phi:: 8, Eadoiph Ward, John Byrum
and I -s. Ernest Long. ,
EZLT ":3 It .VC "NJOYS -
cov: .j Dica su.r
For t" e FtNruary meeting the rrTi-
tve r '7i
"s Come D-
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v;iSLp7-iiLAr:ciL'inD r.:oToli ca
YOUR, FORD DEALER , ' ; , - HERTFORD, N. C.
mcMrai to Mci
io iz:::3 aG3
-lru::"r3 n L
J.( C . Blanchard ft Com
pany, Jnc, local John Dere
Dealer, is inviting all farm.
. srs and their famines ia this
. and neighboring coatmuni- -ties
to attend his big John
Deere Day Program to be
' held at State Theater on
March J at 19 A. M.
According to J. C Blanch-
ird & Co Ine, this year's
!-- r 1 t rterrtai
-L2 li cf r L!.rcu
anyr-e who hts anything to
' do wl.!i farming.
- - He main sanction ia a
-new s?ecia"y-p'o "need Hol
lywood feature ot mt Jim,"
, ' h stars llnria, a
1 1c-"?g entert' rrt .cn the
. , for many years.
V .r Jim" is a f.' -.'!y,
' rz r
warm-hearted picture . tat
pays a ne -r.lt't U a s.3
community I """J e" 'j'm
the CO- -y t r. Yca"l
like Doc i Hit' S-::y
they're I - i f vio'll
tug at J F nl pro
vide pv 3, too.
in t: i : t f
such ct !' : -a ait'ibts1-
Cavt l V'riji.
U i "doctor,
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Ul" i v 1 be
: sioa. i ""icp
Ye r ; - .""an
e. -re &'t
, v- one
s: 1 t I ;-'
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ti" sry that will give '
yen s .e rew slants on new
J. ' ii Deeta Models "A and
fL" Tractors . . . TUrt Ccs
in Forige rirvecf v'.Ut'
d aoiutrat.s V a - wry to
- and fa -
.., More r
" j f hay
' ret Cost,x
f -r r
?. , 'T' -aciil'l
j. Ay far
r t received
i more can
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