THE "frERQTJnLANS WEEKM, HERTFORD, N. Q, MUOAY, SEPTEMBER t, 1952.
Urges Motorists To
Observe . School Zones
Careful driving by motorists in
school zones immediately, before And
iter school hours and at lunch time
; 'was urged this week by the North
' Carolina Motor Carriers Association.
NVMW. Executive Secretary, J. T.
Outlaw, stated that drivers should
slow down and look sharp at these
times, whether or not a school patrol-
man or crossing ofjicer was on dirty.!
vpen playgrounds need special watch
ing because a youngster absorbed in
play is not easily distracted by any-
vnng even an onrushing vehicle.
; "Most cities have, special speed
limits for school zones," Outlaw con
tinued, "which a resident, should learn
According to County Agent I. C.
Yasrel. the annual Farm and Home
Week program at N. C. State College
last week was a very interesting one.
Nearly 2,500 were
people; Said JMrr4VYiaKel. "Farm
min .AtkLwomen' who failed, to attend
certainly missed a great opportunity
for enlarging their scope of experi
ence, , information and enjoyment.".
The variety of classes offered for
study and discussion of farm and
home problems enabled a person to
select the class most suited to his
stands are exceptionally good. The
dry summer season has aided in pro
ducing one of the cleanest crops of
As of August 1 prospects were for
an average yield of 1J250 pounds per
acre compared to 1,330 pounds last
year and the average of 1,086 pounds.
It is estimated that 199,000 acres are
being grown for picking and thresh-
ingvthis seasoiA' ,;T! is 16 per cent
and cie small-
In N.C. Show Decline
Commercial hatcheries in North
All speed zones in rural areas are nfe. Pmm nervation practically i Carolina produced a total of 4,063,000
not the same, as general statute No.iall of these classes were well attend- .chicks during July, according to' a re
ed, and the interest was high. These P" released by tne , State-'eaerai
classes included such things as cloth- CrP JReporting Service. This was a
ing selection, insect control in the drP of 13 per cent from June hatch
hnm atkitndea and Uvfaisr tooelBher The decline in July was season-
tha home. mak$nr clothes and other !al " nature but was a mrteh sharper
20-1141.1 provides that tbe State High
t Way and Public Works Commission
, declare a reasonable speed limit on
public highways near such schools.
h K. A. JBurch, SH&PWC Traffic En-
; Kineer, nas recently stated that all
' school warning signs at either end
of the highway approach to the school
"The life you save may be that of
a future President" Mr. Outlaw cori-
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things more suited for the homemaker.
Classes . principally for men were:
Placement of fertilizers and how fer
tilizers . act . in the soil, adding live
stock to the farm, saving labor and
other things 'pertinent to the farm
The evenings were devoted to group
singing led by c. W. Overman. Ama
teur talent contests were most inter
esting and in many cases "provided
much fun. The quiz program, spoil;
sored by the N. C. Farm Bureau and
the N. C. State Grange, provided en
tertainment and fun. On each evening
a very inspiring address was brought
by some outstanding speaker.
For Peanut Crop
According to reports received from
North Carolina's peanut growers by
the State-iFederal Crop Reporting Ser
vice, the indicated August 1 condition
of peanuts is above average. In spite
of the dry, hot weather experienced
over most of the State this summer,
the weather pattern to date in the
important peanut producing area has
been mostly favorable for peanuts.
flaming was done under Ideal con
ditions and weather immediately fol
lowing was especially favorable for
good germination of seed. Therefore
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seasonal .drop than occurred at the
same time in 1951. Scarcity of hatch
ing eggs is limiting the output of
chicks at the present time.
The demanfl for broiler chicks dur
ing July was fair with weekly place
ments showing a seasonal decline dur
ing the month. -
Chicks produced in North Carolina
during the first seven months of this
year totaled 43,046,000 compared with
39,947,000 during the same period last
year. This was a gain of 8 per cent.
Prices received for both straight
run chicks of heavy and cross breeds
by North Carolina hatcheries on Aug
ust 1 showed gains from a month
earlier. An average price of f 14.50
fper hundred was being received on
August 1 for both of these classes,
compared with $14.00 a month earlier.
Straight-run chicks of light breeds, at
$15.00 per hundred, were off $1.00
from a month earlier.
Commercial hatcheries produced 83,-
650,000 chicks during July. This num
ber is 20 per cent less than was pro-
ducted during July last year but 53
per cent above the 1946-50 average
production for the month. The pro
duction of chicks" for broiler produc
tion and flock replacement were both
below that of a year ago. Approxi
mately 9 per cent fewer chicks were
placed in the 11 principal broiler areas
than in July last year. The number
of chicks hatched during July for
flock replacement is indicated to be
down 48 per cent Chicks produced
during the first seven months of th's
year totaled ,308,990,000, compared
with 1,363,286,000 during the same
period last year1 a decrease of 4 per
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Gl Insurance For
Vetos Of Korea
i Veterans of the Korean conflict who
were disabled in active service are
eligible for two types of Gl insurance,
according: to the Veterans Administra
tion. The same applies to veterans of
active service in the military forces
anywhere In the world since June
27, 1950. . -
There are. deadlines for applying
that must be observed in all cases
Disabled Korean veterans may take
out Government term insurance up
to a total of $10,000. It is renewable
every five years, at premium rates
that increase with each renewal This
type of insurance does not pay divi
Application must be made for the
term insurance within 120 days from
the date of discharge and 'one month's
premium must be paid. Applications
and premiums from veterans living
m this area should be sent to the
Veterans Administration District Of
fice, P. O. Box 8079, Philadelphia 1,
Pennsylvania. Any Veterans Admini
stration office can supply informa
tion .with regard to the applications
and policies, including premium rates.
This same type of term insurance
is available to veterans of active ser
vice since June 27, 1950 who were
not disabled. I
Permanent Gl insurance policies
similar to those available to World
War. II veterans also may be taken
by disabled Korean veterans who
have service connected disabilities that
entitle them to compensation pay
ments front the VA.
Applications for the. permanent-
type insurance -must be made by dis
abled veterans within one year from
the date that VA determined they had
service-connected disabilities. ,
To qualify for such permanent in.
su ranee plans, a veteran cannot have
some other non-service-connected dis
ability which 'makes ; him uninsur
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Physicians Invited To '
Opening. Of Hospital
Physicians in this county have been
notified that the University of North
Carolina's 400-bed teaching hospital
in Chapel Hill will open Tuesday, Sep
Notification of the opening date and
other information relating to the hos
pital, including members of the staff
and rates, has been received by local
physicians from Dean W. Reece Ber-
ryhill of the University's School of
Uedicine and Dr. Robert B. Cadmus,
director of the hospital.
There will be no ceremony in con
nection with the Informal opening on
September 2. - Formal dedication cere
monies are o be held late this fall
or not later titan next spring.
Th letter received bv local nhvsi-
cians1 said "We anticipate an impres
sive; aeaication ceremony at which
time there will be special programs
for the Physicians In North Carolina
as well as a formal opportunity to
see ne completed and fully-equipped
Use Of Margarine
In Nation Boosted
Margarine production has increased
24.2 per cent in the period January
May, 1952, comnared with the same
period last year, the Bureau of Cen
Total production in Hie period this
year was 540,803,000 pounds, an in
crease of . more than 105,000,000
pounds over last year.
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