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Perry, 519 N. Oak St., Thomasville Ga. He is a graduate of St. Augustine’s College Raliegh, N. Car., receiving his B. S. degree. His brother Frank H. Perry is a sergeant at the Reception Cen ter, Ft. Benning Georgia. Champion Cotton Picker Elijah Gordon, 40, is the world's new champion cotton picker. He won the title and $1,000 at Blythevilie. : Arkansas, last week. Mr. Gordon is married and has four children. He j says he’s going to use part of the money to build himself a home, “One j that I dont have to pay rent on, and I one that doesn't leak.’’ As for the rest, w'ell he’s going to add to the j $59 worth of War Bonds and Stamps he has already bought with cotton picking money. Mr. Gordon, who sometimes picks 800 pounds of cotton a day, picked 102 pounds in two hours in the con test. This w’asnt the most picked by contestants, but his cotton was the cleanest, and his row was in the best condition. The judges, based the de cision on these three factors: wei ght, cleanness of cotton, condition of row. Two former champions, both white, were defeated. The National Cotton Picking Association sponsor ed the contest. Negroes Grow Oil Crops In a recent comment on the gener al crop report, Secretary of Agricul ture Claude R. Wickard, said, We have doubled our oil crops to more than replace that lost when the Japs conquered the Far East. Negro farmers have played an im portant part in this oil production. Reports from a few states give some idea of the extent to which Negro farmers went in growing oil crops to help overcome the shortage of ve getable oils. Peanut crops for oil were planted by 12,980 Negro farmers in Georgia, by 2,050 in Arkansas, 1,770 in South Carolina, by 2,856 in Okla homa and 15,763 in Texas. Wage Board Named Secretay Wickard has named an agricultural wage board to open hear ings in New Jersey to determine the prevailing wage for workers to har vest apples and other important war , crops. This step was taken to pro tect the farmers and the migratory workers, many of whom are Negroes. Wartime Meat Program There will be five per cent less lamb and mutton, 20 per cent less beef and veal, and 25 per cent less pork for civilian use between now and Christmas than there was the same period last year. Civilians are being asked to voluntarily limit themselves to 2 1-2 pounds of meat per person per wqpk. This does not mean that there is less meat in the country than there was last year; in fact there is mo a. But in order to insure adequate supplies for our armed forces and our allies, packer deliveries for meat for civilian consumption are being limited. 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