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RCA LOANS are
tailor made for FARMERS! Everything that provides a "perfect fit" for the farmer is included in a P.C.A. loan. Operating loans for such things a crops, dairying, livestock and fruit; Interme | diate Term Loans for capital investment items; and Bud geted Loans to fit your particular operational needs, are available with a minimum of red tape. And, besides, ye« pay simple interest, which means that P.C.A. loans "save you rr.cney while they make you money." See us for your financial arrangements. FARM NEWS Κ. Charles D. Kuprr CORN S10Ü in cash is being offer«! .ο toe producer in Columbia County who grows the mos! corn on one measured acre ol land this year. This contes is being sponsored by Acmi Fertilizer Company of Acim 'lhe oiny lestriction in tUi contest is that Acme Fcrtiliz »1 must be used under the oiu jcre ol corn that is iu th .-»litest. An additional S200 casJ. prize goes to the highest pro ducer in the counties compris ing SEJiCland. meaning Blad n, Brunswick, Columbu:. Juplin. New Manöver aiu Pender Counties. Th·· only restriction in th» contest is that üll mixed fi r'.· ili/ers used <;n this one am j ntered in the contest must hi manufactured by Acme Fe»·»· lizer Company. The contest .oesn't suy how much or what analysis fertilizer to be us-s and only the mixed fertilize· I nust come fron: this one li... USS SPIEGEL GROVE — Jerry R. Walker, fireman. JSN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Walker of I lamer Street. Fail Bluff, N. C., is serving aboard the dock landing ship USh 'niegel Grove, one of thret ships participating in a goo«. will visit to Africa. lue otiuigiit mitogen or aidt Irvss materia! is not restrict*, ο brund. Tr«· atro will bo measured vith a st»tl tape and will cou iii» •'.X.jCO square fuil ami iiiist have four straight sides. \ny farmer in Colutnbus Co inty wishing to I'nltr tin* con· e.t can sii by con tact it: -he county agent's office o. •to Acme IcrtiliZ'· dealers. .. .. -J are planning to grow •ΊΜ vial, you .uifc .1 w .1 ι ν t<. m··* how much i'!. « u can in; ki on one acio . TOBACCO DEMONSTRATIONS Fivi tob: c. ο demonstrati« η λ· b-e;i set up to l»e c- ri et ti 1*1 Columbus Cous»l\ this year for the benefit ot to bacco growers in ticlping tht :i ο produce hotter quality to bacco and t<> hi Ip continue tht research piogram <.n tobacc Xrnonstrati«-us as s<' up Columbus County this ye υ will be as follows: H* tati η demonstration. Junior Fish··., Union Valley community: Fer tilizer Hate demoi.str-tl· η Leonard and Ronnie Walk.-r ι . ... oop spiii.f,:. community •Yitilizor Placement t!> mon tritinn. Ilcirnc-e C. F·\vl<_·· :if Sandy Plains community; Black Shank demonstration. .Joe Hayes, Cherry Grove com munity; We. .1 C< litre·! (Ν ;η«.·ι .- t ritt ion. Haleigh L a η i e r, Jlurktoii, Rout«. 2. These dena list ration ■ are conduclt-d t» help increase t'i„ value < f tobacco in Columbus County and to demonstrate to neighboring farmers how to use these new practices to their advantage. Dtiicr <1<.monstrations: Sev •r.d all-practice demonstra tions are being set up over the •ounty to show farmers tht» benefit ot ail the known prac tices being combined in one demonstration. Si.me of these that are btin« set up at the present time are. All-Practice Corn demonstration with M. T. Howen of Mishop Springs: All-Practice Peanut dem n stration with Wilbcrt Batten, White Marsh-Red Hill com - nuin.ty: All-Practice Swvt.t Potato demonstration. Ralph Jolly, New Lite community. In addition to these, ther·? will be several others set up • luring the year, particular y on strawberries, soybeans ami other crops. So Iar, we have !l1acres of sunflower» signed up <o grow this year. Saturday. March 23 is the test cay tnat farmers can si^n up lor stin ilower production, since we will have to order the seed on that date. KtiG EXHIBIT The poultry and ejjg indust ry in North Carolina nmomus to a !)1 million dollar a year business. Of this amount, l"a> | mors producing eggs receive [ 71 *·-ι million dollars Tor the eggs at the farm. The differ ence between the 71 ami 5)1 million dollar figure is th< difference between farm and retail prices, wliich comes ui something over 20 million dol lars in North Carolina. Λ poultry and egg exhibit has been set up at the front door of the Agricultural Build ing in Whiteville and farmers as well as consumers of e and poultry are invited to snip by and look at tin· exhibit and pick up one or mere of th'· a.id; thai . ν . ι ihl» r .· 1 •>u on "N'r.e wa; .. « i :'rep..r- j £?t.O· I C|W ·Α· .pie — «'u.t rriv •i.iii .it eyas is ο complete ■a ι bitci. I ..th qu.ility tirjt' j the s-'an · ul Ly which the , r< »tt in in 11 other fluids is H'usurcü. hügj. contain all ( he· e.vvirilu:! \iln.iiii: ; aim-rai.s iieeued in tie t. τ growth ami repair in· Vitamin C. Instead ■ ι «-no, ).. κκν f«.i bitakiut t hty'n ..· t tor yt.· A leCeiil I.I.I .1 · •e S«.o . r· o' Λ· Um·'·.· · ji.i th.it ·., · ii .k υ at! w . ;< ι- · ·< J'j.; ι > ■ ' t CCo, hut ι . .»· (1 .. ι V . t r'i .!·<·.<.(.·: i:. t'. L" '· -l.lt·: ti.' t.y t·. ,.1</'ιι.· .il ly tobae-u '.Iii >e r aiM not ι ··.<.·»« aj.,\ ii| » u w· '■ μ-· .ίΐυΛ'π [>· ctip. s tl ;.t e:.n ; Γ it the (finlity ot t· h CC i.i i- .ιΜιοΐιη i ir.<li*. he -pin ifi d live eti n'ts. I. I)· n's misuse fertili/. r. •2C:1om spt iiii" Ί. Kxe> > ·.· · irrlsittion. 4. Don't h.ir"»>t immatim tobacco. 5. Don't · isuvi· ch'. Pi!'· Is t. control suck'its». His ΐΐ!κ·ι ·η·ηί sinn ι;'ν meant that it is up !<> the iu oaeco gfov. · ι: now to pi'·»· ·.. · <iii lily t· !> icco that i acc ! able to the trade. i; ι evj ' ι c! th^t ! .·■ ur.cles i f ft .1.<··,·»» I tiiis year will b·· grea j c^'inuifl. In tuet. ii>e iirst rs plintr c< ·η · tlircuxhi the strav. Tins i: nU ti'. t .· j -t v.« . U:a* ^ Ί'»χ ' .χι ι <d b. »us · . ti must hi .*« in ii $ iviil t i 21 t.. vy <j- thrrf · pif.jn.i .1 of t'ic cificial slant»- ' .r< - <i !.u -ci rca i>* · j».. im j i. · i. c. ι . . niwil? jt: r.o i.d l:t ud.it· t Sixu η öl u-l 1j addttluif it i.j ·. th ui. . »!·<: ij< ' . , «" «>. I , ι As «<1 itic pftitflii thee« (·» ..II· . . I „· ·:«. ,<lt Ii »'lis j.ι n> t ;:·ι 1 tilia s wx.n !"S ιϊ.ι i.f:i :» ..ii ι·.' ι ι ill r„ i; . v. .1 · Ι!·»' ι t ■ t< <: · it - .<) ",'.ιΓ III <_ ΚΐΠΐ!,"* Hit> >·! - i'.ii.'ui'«' . • . Λ . < V.Hits'. · !.l! uV'. i. t . .' '-'» ί · · S -J.l y f.·; : V I' IΓ. \ .. ntxl .v.·.· ι' Numbtr on* Staying ti. u!.l L.·. |1 JJOU 1 ii 1 όΐπ y d'ji t. . . pr. ·. · ■-! ν it · Sjslox · l the ι ι t.! 1 ι·. :-.κι ib · . inul . .ι j.i r > t-1 <■ ii!r»»l r d pi' j'r ι ' >i! I)«· dnli· ' s su-jr • m:>te iui is sprayod on the i>! · uts and picking time. Λ! - <. tmy i.!d L~i suray • «» u,n..i with L-Ol* jo :r ν .y w i;. If lruit ha »"· set. After fruit -»as set, DDT should not be iisid in any form. After the first fruit sets on the berry b'i.^hes, you (Continued On Paite 4) tolümbi's Production Credit ο Association "On The Court House Square' WHITEVILLE, N. C. «SS? SEE THE PRINCESS BLUE RIBBON MATTRESS STARTING AT ONLY £39.95 MATCHING BOX SPRINGS At Same Low Prices HEADQUARTERS FOR HOME SAVINGS PRINCE BROS. FURNITURE FIFTH ST. TABOR CITY MR. FARMER... GET THE JUMP ON SPRING AT ELLIS MEARES HARDWARE What You Get Out Of Your Crops D epends On What You Put Into Them Your profit from your farming investment will depend to a large extent on the supplies you get now. Don't be satisfied with less than the best. You can get all your farming needs from us. ALL TYPES — HIGH QUALITY FERTILIZERS We have the fertilizer, in your favorite brand, that you will need for every purpose, and we want to supply you. Just let us know what you want and we'll do our best to see that you get it. But don't wait. Come in today and let us know. NACO, CARO-CO, V-C, SWIFT SEE US FOR YOUR FUM1GANTS ALSO A COMPLETE LINE OF Garden Seeds — Seed Corn And Soil Fumigants — Soya Beans Galvanized Roofing — Wire Fence — Building Supplies — Fence Post (All Sizes & Lengths) — High Quality Inside & Outside Minnesota Paints fir A Complete Line Of Paint Supplies J Ellis Meares Hardware Now Local·«! In Building Formerly Occupied By Walton And Sholar WHITEVILLE, N. C. PAY YOUR Ρ 5 -3 ONE BILL SN PERSON At 91CÜS FS8EST9NE HE SSE ['LEASED TO Ä888B18E THAT r3. m OFG Is Mow Associated With The I SWYNN Oil COMPANY or "DNGWOCD, N. C. I And WI!! Manage Our Business « CoSurobys County YCU CAN REACH HIM AT • Phons 6171 (co^ccfr) Tabor City or 287-3314 Lc^gwood, N. C. Έ! ©II COMPANY I ONCWCOD, N. C . RICE GWYNN, JR., PROP. LOCATED NEXT TO THiilFTWAY FOOD STOKE ON HIGHWAY 410 CITY, N. C. The Most Modern Automatic, Complete Cleaning, Drying, and Dry Cleaning Operation in Southeastern North Carolina. BEBEST Af«9 BEST EPMENT AVAILABLE WATCH FOR OUR BIG Grand Opening!