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Uncle Hank Sez
ONE Os TH* NICEST THINGS
ON A RADIO IS TH'SWITCH
But -th’
is i can't reach mt
neighbor's, r ~
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It’s nice to know that you
have a complete service sta
tion you can depend upon.
Leave your car regularly . . .
for a complete grease job. We
have expertly trained person
nel. Take advantage of our
“one-stop” service.
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THE FACT IS By GENERAL ELECTRIC
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GRASSHOPPER
THERMOMETER!
TEMPERATURE OF A GRASSHOPPER IS TAKEN WITH
A DELICATE ELECTRICAL DEVICE, ONLY 5/tOOO INCH
IN DIAMETER, DEVELOPED BY GENERAL ELECTRIC
ENGINEERS. THIS INFORMATION HELPS SCIENTISTS
TO CONTROL THESE CROP-DESTROYING PESTS.
COOKING UP
a rowboat!
ONE-PIECE, ALL- Wf®A|
\ PLASTIC DINGHY IS
MADE IN A HOT PRESS.
THE DURABLE, SPEEDY gf' V U.’
9-FOOT DINGHY
WEIGHS ONLY 80
> POUNDS, WONT SWELL ANO CANT BE HARMED BY
. SALT WATER OR WORMS. GENERAL ELECTRIC MAKES
IT FOR THE BEETLE BOAT COMPANY.
&£r> I IZOOO STUDENTS
Wil l IN G-E'COLLEGE"!
aftOsOßfl 12,000 GENERAL ELECTRIC
" EMPLOYEES ARE GETTING
< ' FBEE INSTRUCTION IN G-E
, J* s *'*l fT/M EDUCATIONAL COURSES.
GENERAL @ ELECTRIC
The Everyday ||BSB|
Counselor BKgfel
Rev. Herbert Spaugh, D. D.
If you see what you want, know
what you want, are sure that you
want it and need it. then go after
it. That's what photographer Sam
Braswell of Concord, N. C. did,
and he got it. Since he was a
small boy he had always wanted
to direct a brass band. He loves
band music, goes to hear them,
| has a large collection of band.
■ records which he plays frequent
ly. He is particularly fond of
marches.
Recently, he had an assign
ment at Fort Bragg. N. C., to
photograph the military events
there, commemorating Army Air j
Forces Day. He was watching the j
famous 100-piece 82nd Airborne'
Band go through complicated ’
maneuvers as they played. Sud- ■
denly that urge came upon him'
again to lead the band. He said. *
“I don’t know a note of music
from the Greek alphabet, but
I boy, I know when they’re doing
their stuff. Me, I’ve got band
records by the hundreds. I know
how those pieces, especially the
marches, go.’’ He talked with the
public relations officer about the
possibility of his directing the
band, but the officer wasn’t im
pressed. He talked to other of
ficers, and finally to the com
manding colonel of the air field.
“Sam, I don’t care if you lead
the boys,” he said laughing, “But
d’you reckon you can?” Sam said
he could. So orders went back
through channels for him to do
it. They played ‘Thunder
er.’ Sam knew' it by heart. The
players soon discovered it, and
it w r as a huge success. Sam said,
“I bet that w r as the best piece
they did all day. And. boy, that
was the happiest moment of my
life.”
Photographer Braswell did not
become a band director for a day
by simply standing on the side
lines and listening wistfully. He
wanted to direct that band, and
persisted in his request until it
was granted. He had been doing
a lot of preparing for years as he
listened to those band records.
Thais what it takes to get
sometning we really want; wish
for it, prepare for it, ask for it,
pray for it, and then go after it.
jesus Christ said, “Ask and ye
shall receive; seek and ye shall
find; knock and it shall be open
ed unto you.” Most of us want to
oe better than we are. We ad
mire those who have power and
influence over others for good.
vVe can be like them if we want
to earnestly enough. The reason
we don’t do these things it that
we lack confidence in our ability
to do them. We need self confi
dence. There’s no better way to
get it than to go into partnership
wih Almighty God. “With God
ill things are possible.” When
we’ve agreed with Him that a
■ertain thing is right, that we
want to do it. that we ought to
Io it. then it’s only a matter of
doing it. Saint Paul wrote. “I can
do all things through Christ who
strengtheneth me.”
Helton News
We had a much needed rain in
he community, last Sunday morn
ng.
Messers. Richard and Jimmy
.raiiKS of Drumore, Pa., spent
ast week visiting Mr. and Mrs.
1. A. Porter and other relatives,
here.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Owens
isited Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Tester
lan, last Sunday.
Mrs. C. O. Jones spent most
>f last week with Mr. and Mrs
Howard Adams, of Mouth of Wil
son. \ a.
Mr. Joe McClure, who lias been
corking in Bel Air. Md._ spent
a few days last week with his
trends Eld. and Mis. E. R. Mc
' ’lure.
Mi« Pauline P-levin< suent n
>a.t of las week with Mr and
Mrs. John Phipps at Fairview.
Mr and Mrs. Fred Little of
Sturgills visited Mr. and Mrs
Oscar Caudill, last Sunday after
noon.
Several folks from here attend
'd the revival at Pleasant Home.
Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cooper
WWNC ‘
Serves All of Western
North Carolina \
BEST!
d&hsioilleL Only,
5000 Watt Station
BOTH
DAY AND NIGHT
WWNC yoS
THE SKYLAND POST, WEST JEFFERSON, N. C.
SUPPLEMENTARY GRAZING
tutka W PAY
(From the cduniy Agent’s
oilice;
One way of saving that hay
ana giaia uus winter is oy scea
ing your snap Dean lana as well
as any inner iana that is avail
able now to any one 01 many lall
and winter grazing crops, uume
oi the mixtures
for this area are as follows:
1. Rye, i l /2 Du., Winter oats,
2 bu., Barley, bu.
2. Rye 3 to 4 bu.
3. Rye, 2 bu., Crimson clover,
15 to 20 pounds.
4. Ryegrass, 15 to 20 lbs., Crim
son Clover, 15 to 20 lbs.
5. Barley, 2 bu., Hairy Vetch,
20 lbs.
Any one of these mixtures
should be seeded as soon as pos
sible but not later than Septem
ber 15. By applying 400 to 60u lbs.
of a w'ell balanced fertilizer at
the time of seeding and then ap
plying 100 to 200 lbs., of nitrate
of soda in early spring one may
assure himself of the maximum
grazing during a period when it
has proven expensive to keep cat
tle in good condition. These tem
porary grazing crops would be
well w’orth while as a cover for
the soil alone on most of the
fields since they reduce erosion
to a minimum and add organic
matter to the soil, but the most
immediate benefit is that of bet
ter fed, healthier and thereby
more profitable livestock.
W. S. HOWELL NOW
SERVING WITH NAVY
Walter Sam Howell, of West
Jefferson, was accepted in the
navy recently, according to an
announcement received from
Chief Petty Officer, R. L. Ho
gard, of the North Wilkesboro
recruiting station.
Howell, son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. M Howell, of West Jefferson,
was transferred from Raleigh to
the Navy Training Station. San
Diego. Calif., for his boot train
ing.
Link' Piney iXews
*
Mrs. Ruth Massey, who has been
indisposed for sometime, is slow
ly improving.
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Parsons
were Sunday guests of Mi. and
Mrs. J. L. Parsons.
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Dewitt Francis were Mrs Tommie
Brooks and daughter. Mamie. Mr.
and Mrs. Jones Barker and fami
ly and Mr. George Massey, all
of Silas Creek.
Mr. and Mis. Dewitt Francis
spent the last week end witii Mr.
and Mrs. W. M. Sexton, of Hors
Creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Brooks
spent Sunday with Mrs. Brooks’
mother. Mrs. David Johnston.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mcßride,
of Nottingham. Pa., have beer,
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. C. Parsons, of Little Piney
Miss Viola Parsons was the
Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Charlie Neaves.
Mr. and Mrs. Blain Parsons
made a business trip to West Jef
ferosn. Saturday.
Mrs. Callie Brooks and Miss
Emmie Neaves left Sunday for
Washington. D. (’.. to visit Mi
and Mrs. Faye Goss and Mr. ami
Mrs. Lonnie Brooks.
A large crowd is expected t<
ttend tin communion meeting
t Liberty Baptist church Sun
day.
-ment las' Saturday right will,
md Mrs. Willie McClure.
Mr. and Mrs- Harmon June
pent Saturday night with Mrs
Mrs.Jones’parents. Rev. and Mrs
Charles Shaw at Sussex.
Round About News
Miss Fay Brown, who has been
ill for sometime, was able to at
tend church at Baptist Home,
last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alma Farmer,
of Concord, are visiting Mr.
Farmer’s mother, Mrs. Nancy
Shouns, of Ashland.
Miss Pearl Woodard, of Butler,
Notice To Farmers
The Briarwood market price continues to drop and
we are forced to meet competition. Therefore, we can
not pay more than $15.00 a ton for Number One Ivy
and Laurel burls. Mr. Cutri is in Europe to study the
briarwood market and on his return if he can pay more
he will be happy to do so.
We ask your co-operation and wish to extend our
appreciation to the entire community for your magnifi
cant support.
Carolina Briar Corp.
Rocco Cutri, Pres.
AsCORNt. • * VVE HAVE FOR
BECOME oaktreesJ Immediate
SOME IGNORANT BOYS IA
become wise men IJeiivery
BUT BEAUTIFUL TAIL Beautiful Three-Piece
FEATHERS WILL NEVER o *r q
MAKE Av PEACOCK Batil oetS
OF A CROW.J/
WHENIN NEED
of paint
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when you own this one car giving
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You ride in safety when you ride in thii now and at regular intervals, until you secure delivery of your
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WEST JEFFERSON N. C AROI LN A
Tenn., visited her sister, Mrs.
Wade’ Graybeal, over the week
end.
Miss Anna Lee Mason, of Piney
Flats, Tenn., plans to arrive soon
for a visit with Miss Ella May
Parker.
Hogs excell all other farm ani
mals in the efficiency with which
they convert feed into meat.
THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 1947
Don’t try to save money by
buying cheap chicks. Get them
from a reliable hatchery and be
sure of the quality you are buy
ing.
It’s Back
To School
1 I
Our Supplies Include
Book Bags
25c to 51.98
Book Straps
10c & 20c
COLORING BOOKS
10c
CRAYONS
5c -25 c
Water Colors. Chalk,
Pencil's, Ink and Notebook
Backs and many other
school items.
w
Aiikhls
ANY SIZE AND cOLOR
FOR SCHOOL
Just received large ship
ment of army surplus
spoons. 6 for 25c. as well as
new supply of electrical
goods.
VVe have gold lish.
W. R. Fan. rUe
5-10-25 c Slorc

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