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of municipal United timberland forests United waterbeds, am ant foi basis, are substantial expected have Europe. this country eastern Y., News, of 600 California. in living World has coun 1200' Slate Fall Blocks Itemova! Of Last String Of Cars From Worked Out Long Branch to pro- to of L. Signifying the formal closing of the 34-year-old m i n i n g operation at Long Branch, Dock Lively, oldest'employee of the mine in length of service, chalks "The End" on the last car of coal as it comes from (he d r i f t mouth. Lively has been employed continuously at Long Branch since a year before the mine went into production in 1912. A slate fall which blocked off CAROLINA SUPER MARKET Phone 9367 Crab Orchar Victory Garden, 5-10-5 FERTILIZER , , S2.20 For Potatoes, 4-12-4 FERTILIZER .00 ,,$2.25 For Grain, 3-12-6 FERTILIZER ,52.18 Green Mountain 'and Irish Cobbler Certified SEED POTATOES , . S3.79 ONION SETS a,,, $2.55 the last cars of coal scheduled ot be brought from the Long Branch mine of the Koppers Coal division. Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates, failed to mar brief closing ceremonies at the operation yesterday afternoon. J. S. Laird, acting superintendent, said that 29 cars were trapped n the slate fall, which occurred Sunday night when no worker? were in the mine. The .coal had been dug on the Saturday night shift and was to be brought oul opened in 1912. Company-owned homes have been sold (o J. C. Holly, mine foreman who has been an emploj'ec at the mine since 1919, and H. C Skaggs, the mine accountant. They! will be resold to present occupantr in cases where the families wish to purchase them, Holly said. Laird explained that most of the men plan to continue residing at Long Branch, although all have been offered jobs at other Koppers operations. The tipple at the installation Blackberry Preserves Pure Strawberry Preserve's 15-oj vesterday^ as part of Ihe^ program [probably will be moved to Helen. another unit of the concern, and other equipment, such as coal cut- icld to formally shut down" the 34-year-old mine. The 29 cars will be brought oul proves the near future "if it easible," Laird reported. "Other- vise we will do nothing' more round here than salvage work." "The End" was printed on the ast car brought from the mine by- Dock Lively, of Haleigh Heights nly employee now at the opera-who Was working when ii ters, will be transferred to mines needing them, he said. Opened in 1912 by P. M. Snyder. i of Mount Hope, the mine was soldi in 1926 to the Massachusetts G a r j Company 7 , which later became part · of Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates 39c 49c HONEY 2 ,.89c TOMATOES 2 N 1. 2 17 1 /2C Del Monte COFFEE , b 48c LARD 50 PORK CHOPS Quality, Sliced RREAKFASTRACON Pure Florida Ibs. $17.99 b 59c ib. 63c Wincsap Grimes Golden, U. S. No. 1 Sulphur was used for fumiga- ion as early as 1,000 B. C. APPLES Grimes Golden, U, APPLES RED DOG FEED WHITE MIDDLINGS bu. 100 Ibi. 100 Ibi. $2.49 $2.89 $3.39 $3.25

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  1. The Raleigh Register,
  2. 01 Apr 1947, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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