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Leaps In N. C. $134,842,000 More In 1935 Than in 1932, Repoit of Forester Revea s Raleigh—The cash income of North Carolina farmers in 193 5 was $13 4,842,000 more than in 1932, Dr. G. W. Forester, agricul tural economist of the North Carolina Experiment station, esti mated here. In 1932, he said, their gross acda income was $97,628,000 and in 193 5 it was $232,470,000. Their income last year was approximately $3,000,000 greater than in 1934, he added. The net cash income last year was $1.67,606,000, as compared with $54,000,000 in 1932, Dr. Forester said. Both the gross and the net in come for last year were the great est since 1929, when the gross in come of North Carolina farmers was $246,299,000 and the net in come $161,000,000. The major cash expenditures last year were for feed, fertilizer, and labor: $37,522,000 going for these three items. Other expenditures brought the total outlay to $55, 810,000. HOUSE TO SEAT NEGRO Frankfort, Ky.—Charles W. An-j derson, Jr., Repu6lican, Louisville, the first negro to be elected to the Kentucky General Assembly, had a clear title to his seat in the House of Representatives after that body voted unanimously to seat him over the objections of his defeated ; opponent. t $50 REWARD $50 For any Stove I can’t repair. ' Furnace Repairing. McINTIRE 310 S. Main. Plione 231-J. ■ i I -I DR. N. C. LITTLE j Optometrist ! ti Eyes examined and glasses fitted u Telephone 1S 71-W. j® 107Vz S. Main Street — i’ Next to Ketchie Barber Shop. L -; ■— I I —j E. Carr Choate ; DENTIST Office Over Purcell Drug ] Store No. 2 Phone_141 Office in Mocksville is Closed I 1 -1 w: P;C;.; .p ,,Bfag;Lv;^' ppp 3ttp||i Two reductions in long distance telephone rates now in effect, i offer you even greater econony in conducting your social and busi ! ness affairs with people in other cities. O The same reduced rates which have been in effect on long distance Station-to-Station calls after 7 P. M., are now in effect all day Sunday on most Station-to-Station calls on which the day rate is more than 35 cents. © Rates are now reduced on Person-to-Person calls every night \ after 7 P. M., and all day Sunday, on most calls on which the day Station-to-Station rate is more than 35 cents. Previously, only Station-to-Station rates were reduced at night. These new lower long distance” rate periods for Night and Sun day calls will make the telephone more useful to more people in more ways. It means a broader service at lower cost. Use "long distance” freely to keep in touch with friends and relative—to clear up the week’s unfinished business. Note the following typical three-minute rates. 8TATIOK-TO • STATION PEBSOnTto^PEBSOiT* i Atlanta, Ga. Sunday Nlghtand To Day and Might Be- Day Sunday Be. Rate Bata dnatlop Bale Bate duetiona Charlotte, N. C. 1.10 AS AS " 1.50 1.05 AS JacksonviHe, FU. MS AO A5 1.78 1AO .88 LotiisvUIe. Ky. IAS AS AO 1A8 MS AO Miami, Fla. 3AS MO 1.18 3A5 2.10 1.18 Mobile, Ala. IAS AS AO 1A8 US -60 1 Nashville, Tenn. 1.08 AO AS 1AO .98 AS New Orleans, La. IAS 1.10 AS 2AS 1.60 AS New York. N. Y. 3AO IAS IAS 3.7S 2AO IAS j 1 Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. lacotpotated Traveling Around America SOUTH AMERICAN AGRICULTURALISTS r„'aH E3E gentle-eyed oxen and their '*• Indian driver come from a long line of agriculturists. The driver is descended from the Incas whose ir rigation systems and “staircase farms” clinging in terraces to the sides of the steep peaks of the Andes are the wonder of modern engineers and one of the most amazing sights enjoyed by travelers visiting Peru c:t the weekly cruises from New York. So important was the growing of maize in Inca times that many of the ancient fetishes and “spirits” were associated with agriculture. H nanas - objects held sacred by the Indians of the Inca Empire — took on many forms, but the most popu lar was the llama and the ear ol corn, or maize. Such huacas were used in various ways to insure a fruitful harvest they were burled, for instance, Dear the irrigation canals in the belief that such fetishes could prevent leaks and in sure the drainage of the maize fields. In addition, the Indians made supplication with sacrificial offer ings to the various spirits known ai mamas, whom they believed held the power to aid the growth of theii various crops. The maize-mother known as the saramama, was natu rally the most important for shi governed the chief source of the food supply. Hen Thief Adds Insult To Hurt As Deacon Boils Dunn—Uncle Tom is all of his lame that he wants to appear in this itory because he feels ashamed to et the folks know that such a :hing could happen to his flock of :hickens. Uncle Tom is a devout church member and a deacon in a Dunn legro church. For a living he :ends a sr^all garden patch, sells Get Rid of Poisons Produced by Constipation A cleansing laxative—purely vege ,ble Black-Draught—Is the first lought of thousands of men and omen who have found that by re aring the downward movement of ae bowels many disagreeable symp 3ms of constipation promptly can e relieved. . . Mr. J. p. Mahaffey, f Clinton, S. C., writes: "I have ound that Black-Draught is very ffective in the cleansing of the sys em. When affected by the dull leadache, the drowsiness and lassi ude caused by constipation, I take Hack-Draught.” wjgj Nc I ifM » j C| g|| Vegetable Laxative vegetables and until recently was the proud possessor a fine flock of Plymouth Rock chickens. But Uncle Tom has neighbors known for their chicken loving proclivities. Several nights ago he missed three of his prize pul lets. 'Pie next night he kept watch over his chicken coop and none dis appeared. The following night six hens were gently removed from the chicken house. Again Uncle Tom sat up and ivacched. In fact, he stayed up :wo nights in succession, but the :hicken thief failed to return. On the next night, however, the thief made another raid and took ill but four hens, a pullet and one big old rooster. For three nights, then, Uncle Tom, shotgun in hand, stood guard, but the maruder did not return. For the next four nights, although the chicken house was left unguard ed, no more chickens disappeared, but on the fifth night the prowler returned and made a clean sweep of everything except a rooster. Early next morning when Uncle Tom went to let his chickens out of the henhouse, he found only the old rooster prancing around and crowing. He noticed a piece of paper tied to the old fellow’s leg. He caught the rooster and examin ed the paper. It read: "Lonesome Daddy.” Eastern Farmers Urged To Raise Velvet Beaf s Farmers in eastern North Caro ina are advised that 193 6 will be in especially good year for planting velvet beans. The quality of the seed now ivailable is unusually high, while the price is low, said E. C. Blair, extension agronomist, at State Col ege. Velvet beans make the most aractical soil-improvement crop for light sandy land, Blair pointed aut, and they are the best crop that :an be grown for winter pastures in the coastal plain area. For the best results in eastern] North Carolina, velvet beans should ae planted in April in alternate rows with corn. A bushel of beans will plant three acres. Both the beans and the corn should be i rtilized in the row be fore planting, Blair said. Ffe re commended the application of 300 pounds of a 4-8-4 mixture to the acre. The beans should be cultivated until the bean plants grow up to the corn rows. Reports from South Carolina and Georgia indicate that the high qual ity of the seed this year is due to the good weather that prevailed at harvest time. The good weather was also re sponsible for a large crop, Blair said, i and this probably had some influ ence in lowering the price. Early speckle velvet beans are now quot ed at 65 to 85 cents a bushel, while the price of Osceola is about $1.10. All AAA Payments Will Be Completed All AAA benefit payments due North Carolina farmers up to Jan uary 6, 1936, will be paid, accord ing to word from Washington re ceived by Dean I. O. Schaub, of State College. The treasury department has an nounced that all AAA checks now being distributed are good and may be cashed at any time. The dean could not say just when checks for payments now due will be distributed, as preparations for these payments had not been com pleted at the time the AAA work was suspended. The tobacco marketing cards used during the past season had been checked over at the state AAA to bacco office at State College and were almost ready to be sent to Washington for final approval. The marketing cards are neces sary in determining the amount of the tobacco adjustment payments for each grower, the dean said. The state AAA cotton office was making preparations for the cotton price adjustment payments which were offered to assure growers at least 12 cents a pound for their lint. Dean Schaub expressed his be lief that some way will be worked out for completing these and other P — payments within a reasonable time. Farmers who kept faith with their crop adjustment contracts up to the time the Supreme Court in validated the AAA deserve to get the payments promised, the dean said, and the government intends to keep faith with these farmers. Stresses Importance Of Balanced Farming The abolition of the AAA has intensified the importance of a well balanced farming schedule on every North Carolina farm. The wide-awake farmer will raise at home the food and feed crops needed to supply his family and his livestock, said Prof. C. B. Williams, head of the State College agronomy department. He will also devote a great deal of his land to soil-improvement and erosion-control crops, Professor Williams added. Taking into consideration the 'uncertainty of prices which farm 1 ers may get for their cash crops this year, he continued, it would be most unwise to specialize in the production of cash crops, with the expectation pf buying large quanti ties of food, feed, and fertilizer. A general increase in the produc tion of cash crops will no doubt lower the price to such an extent that farmers’ cash incomes this year will be rather limited, the professor declared. In view of this, it is essential that the farmers plan every way pos sible to reach a state of self-suf ficiency, he added, so as to reduce to a minimum the things they will have to buy with their limited cash income. Every farm should have a year round home garden with a large variety of vegetables. There should be enough grain, hay, and pastur age to supply all the livestock with a balanced ration. Soil-improving crops like cow peas, soybeans, velvet beans, and lespedeza, plowed under at maturi ty, will build up the land and at the same time reduce the amount of fertilizer needed. First plan for the food, feed, and soil-building crops, Professor Wil liams, urged, them more or less as a side line, arrange for the produc-! tion of some cash crops. MUST PAY COTTON TAXES , El Paso, Texas—Thorton Hardie, attorney for Lee Moor, said the | Texas farmer and contractor will pay approximately $45,000 in cot ton taxes as a result of the Su preme Court’s dismissal of his suit to test validity of the Bankhead control act. 80 MUTINEERS HANGED Rome—Itlian newspaper dis patches from Djibouti said 80 mutineers of Ras Mulugheta’s Ethi opian troops on the Tigrean front were hanged and 100 flogged. The Fascist reports said there was wide spread disaffection in the Ethio pian ranks. Moonshine corn liquor used in radiators of the terracing tractors in Orange County served as an adequate anti-freeze mixture dur ing the recent severe weather. From the Kobe lespedeza planted on 14 acres of wheat last spring* G. E. Bell of Yadkin Countv har vested 28 two-horse wagon loads of hay with each load producing 24 bales that Mr. Bell sold for $1 a bale. The wheat was extra. Help Kidneys • If poorly functioning Kidneys nnd Bladder make you suffer from Getti”? Up Nights. Nervousness, Rheumatic Pains, Stiffness, Burning, Smarting, fp? Itching, or Acidity try the guaranteed Doc tor’s Prescription Cystex < sis - .) v —Must : os •.'!? i'T : - ? ii BENT FENDERS Straightened and refinished to look like new BAUKNIGHT DUCO PAINTER 129 S. Church Phone 1416 FOR BETTER RADIATOR SERVICE SEE US! We clean flush and repair all makes of radia tors. We have receiv ed a shipment of new radiators Sc our prices are right. We sell or trade Call to see us before you buy. EAST SPENCER MOTOR CO. 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