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f AGE EIGHT THE ROBESONIAN, LUMBEKTON, N. G. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, Flame-cultivator Demonstrated On Cotton Farm'Near Red Springs Red Springs, May 22. -- The flame-cultivator, final link in the mechanical chain which eventually will completely eliminate hand labor in the production of North Carolina cotton, is being demonstrated on the George Ashford cotton farm near here by its designer-builder. J. C. Ferguson, agricultural engineer of the State College Extension service. The flame cultivator, built by J. C. Ferguson .at State college along the lines of commercial models, successfully passed its first test when it weeded six of Ash- WE HAVE A B E A R Front End And Aligning Machine. Let us check your car and make neces- sary adjustments. It will drive better last longer, and your tires will N O R M E N T M O T O R C O . PHONE 61 Lumberton, N. C. ford's 190 acres of cotton in t w o i and a half hours at a cost of 75 i [cents per acre. The cultivator i s ; I a two-row machine. The m i n t - : ! mum cot of weeding cotton by ; | hand is $4 to $5. per acre. I Limited use already is being made of mechanical planters and cotton pickers in this stutc. For- I puson's is the only flame-fuHiva- ; I tot- now in operation on a North ; Carolina farm. A number of cot- · ton producers have placed orders ; for commercial two-row flame- ] 'cultivators, which sell for Sr00 t o ; $700. but none lias yet been d e l i v - ; cred. '· \ Ashford. pre^Mem. of the Liber- . ty Manufacturing Co. here and ' head of the NorUi Carolina Cotton , Ginners association, said that the! flame-throwing machine will b e ' demonstrated during the re-! mainder of this week on the com- · pany's Parkton farm and will re- ' main in Robeson county through-! out the cotton-growing season. i Ferguson said following the first j test cf the new machine that it was ! "very satisfactory and should rev- j olutionize cotton production in i this and other southern states'. It j is absolutely necessary that cotton j be planted uniformly if the f l a m e : cultivator is to be used because j the equipment is constructed to i protect plants from the jet flames I only if spacing is exact and con- ! sistcnt." j The farm engineer said that the\ cultivator uses butane gas which j ing, Eura JanV Ivey, Betty Joe Key. . ; ' , ·. ·' ·. ; · · ; Annie Mac Hall,; Ted Rozier, Elizabeth Hall, Joyce Malone, Ka- tjo Lou Me Arthur,^ Doris Inman, Lois McDonald, Dwight Kinlaw, j Horace Roberts, Jimmy Howcll, j Annie Grace Sealey, Virginia Iv.'ilkos, Carlene Kinlaw, Elsie Ma- jlonc, Faye Martin, Lucille Smith. ( Oil Ciirer Demonstration ! Pembroke.--A. C; Deese and I Ernest Lowry will give a demon- ' si ration of a new oil tobacco curer The old "'acliin' back" from farm ditch digging has gone by the board since the introduction of dynamite as the quick blasting aircni for farm drainage and stumping. The 80 farmers pictured a love have just witnessed the dynamite blasting of a 400 foot ditch en the E. II. Garrison fanh at Cameron in Moore County. The ditch is four feet deep, eipht feet across the top and has 45- dcsree sloping sides with no spoil bank. Asked to .submit estimates of what they believed such a ditch would cost, farmers turned In litres ranging from $400 to S"00. The actual cost was SIS. Four men loaded the 50 percent nitro-glyceriii dynamite used in the blast in just one hour. The charges were set off safely with an electric blasting machine and 'wham', there's your ditch, no stoop, no squat, no shovel. · St. Anna church and Pembroke. Brief items Of Local News Attendance, Honor Rolls B-T School Ann Lois Wiicox, Grace Barrett, Bobby" Od| om, Nash Powers, Rachel Mussel- j white, Robert Rogers. i Catherine McArthur, Mary --Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Sundy spent last week-end in New Bern visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. j J. K. Cutchin. Mrs. Sundy's sister, | Mrs. George Winton. of New Bern, l a n d son. George Winton, were ! expected to arrive here today for j a visit. Mrs. Winton's daughter, i Margaret, accompanied the Sun: dys here, on their return Monday.. | --An announcement of a baseball ! game to be played Saturday can- not be published'"'until'.the writer sends in his or her name, so The Robesonian will know who is responsible for the item. --Hardy Musselwhite .of Lumberton, who underwent a major operation Monday at Baker sanatorium, is reported to be somewhat better today. --The condition of Justin E. Phillips, who has been confined to bed for.several weeks, 7 weeks of which were spent at Thompson Memorial hospital, Is reported to be about the same. He is now at his home on East 8th street. --Mrs. J. R. Bullington of Fay- etteviile, formerly of Lumberton, is spending today here visiting relatives and friends.. --Edwin Hutchinson of Fayetteville is spending a few days here a guest in the home of Mrs. S. S. Small. --Miss Janis Bbltori, .who is employed with the Scottish Bank, has returned from a 10-day trip to New York City, She was joined there by Miss Stella Efland of Beacon, N. Y., who WM her joom- mate at W.C.U.N.C. when both girls were students there. --Hilton Herring, student at State college, Raleigh, spent the and Mrs. C. E. Herring at Barnet- ville. Electronic tubes weighing only seven-hundreths of an ounce art week-end with his parents," Mr.'now being made in quantity. Pepsi-Cola Company', Long hland City, N. Y. Franchisee! Bottler, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Fayetteville. Following are the perfect at- j Frances Inman, Jean Blackburn, sells for 16 cents per gallon, j tendance and honor rolls of Bar- i Bobby Jean Hill, Joyce Sealey, ! Flames from the jets burn at 2,000 ; kcr-Ten Mile school fur the 8th , Jimmy Malone, Craven Roberts, month," as 'submitted by Principal j Ronald Musselwhite, Ruby Long, M. M. Jones: , i Mary Louise Jackson, Peggy Mus. Randy Anchors, Ronald Ba'xley, | selwhilc.. Annie Rose Jackson, be repeated at ten-day intervals.; Howar c i Malone. Ray Powers, Ar- j Janice Surles, Thomas Mussel- The flame cultivator is durable,; chic Taylor. Dorris Carroll. Lois I white, Allen Smith, will last five to six years or longer; Carroll, Peggy Ann Britf. Annette with proper upkeep, Ferguson * Graham. Msvis Jackson. Mavis degrees and seared vegetation the field dies in less than 24 hours after being hit. Cultivation should Tully Howell, Robert Taylor, Alto Rozier, Evelyn Roberts, Craig added. The portable equipment is: Malone, Margaret Ann Odom, No- j Kowell, Lawson Smith, Catherine tractor-mounted and cultivation ; ra Lee Thompson. Virginia Jor-I Mussel white, Jerry Powers,-Jimmy may take place while it operates, i don. It is suited for use in any row j Linda Graham. Katie Lcc In- crop which docs not grow too close'man, Macie Jackson, Edna Lee to the ground. ! Jordan. Carolyn Musselwhite, You can depend on every phase of our Insurance protection and service Lumberton Mutual Ins. Agency J. R. Poole. Sr. J. R. Poolo, Jr. PHONE 665 LUMBERTON, N. C. A M From Candidate for Nomination for Solicitor of Lumberton District Recorder's Court in the May 25 Democratic Primary. Veteran of World War II. TO THE VOTERS OF THE LUMBEKTON RECORDER'S I am a candidate for Solicitor of the Lumberton District Recorder's Court, and since it is impossible for me to personally see every voter in the district it is my desire that you lake this as an appeal for your support. I was born and raised in Lumberton. I finished my school course as a member of the Lumberton High School. I obtained my law degree at Wake Forest College, and then received my law license. As a native of this district. I know the people I was raised among:. I believe I will be able to serve you well as the Solicitor of the Recorder's Court. If I am elected. I promise you to faithfully' and efficiently perform the duties of the office. In December. 1940, I was elected to this office, and about nine (9) months before my term expired I resigned the office and entered the Armed Forces on April 6, 1942. During my period of service in the Armed Forces I served overseas for ap- "proximately two (2) years. Let me thank each of you for your help and assistance, and ask you for your vote. Respectfully, Robert Weinstein (Paid Political Advertisement) Howell Alex McLean, Thomas Roberts, Horace Roberts. ~ r Dwight Kinlaw, Bobbie Howell, Bobbie Edwards, Billie Edwards, W. T. Tabor, Betty Lou 'Musselwhite, Katie Sinims Hatchell, Knox Fisher. "Buck Powers. Augusta Howell, Carolyn Patterson, Ruby Powers. Virginia Wilkes, Roberta Musselwhite. Jackie Roberts, Annie Pearl Taylor, Curtis Rozier, Nettie Ruth Powers, Carlene Kinlav.% Faye Martin, Elsie Malone, Daniel Martin McDonald, Lucille Smith, Alpha Thompson. Honor Roll Patricia Inman, Mavis Malone, Betty Lou Herring, Shirley Wiicox, Gerald Howell, Doris Carroll, Peggy Ann Britt, Randy Anchors, Archie Taylor, Marie Bailey, Phene- cia Rogers, Linda Graham, Mary. Frances Inman, Billie Surles. v - i Jean Blackburn. Bobby.^ Jean Hill,- Joyce Sealey, Craven Roberts, Douglas Edge, Virginia Caulder, Thomas Musselwhite, Janice Surles, Louise Jackson, Annie Rose Jackson, Harold Dew, Elbert Herr- I N S U R A N C E G. BADGER McLEOD AGENCY NORTH COURT SQUARE LUMBERTON, N. C. Organized September 1027. G. B. McLEOD III became co-partner in May, 1946, and he is now ah active Agent In the business. He received his Insurance Training in the Aetna School of Insurance, Hartford, Conn. Coverages: All Lines. Fire, Extended Coverage which includes losses other than Fire, Automobile, .Bonds, Liability, Personal Effects, Life, Accident, and insurance for ALL your needs. Your business will be ap- preciated. OTICE! Of Stores Closing BEGINNING SATURDAY -- MAY 25th We Will Close Our Doors At 8 o'Clock Instead Of 9 o'Clock As Heretofore Sugar's Men's Shop Fleishman's LennonV Men's Shop Fast-Change Artist ANNE ADAMS What's the summer schedule? Some shopping and ihen sun-fun? Tnkc care of both with Pattern 4886 . . . a city-correct jacket dress plus good-fit bra-top for sunning. Pattern 4886 comes in 14, ! : 16. 18, 20; 32, 34, 36. 38. 4 0 / 4 2 . ' ! Size 16, jacket, skirt. 3 yds. 39-in. Send TWENTY cents in coins for this pattern to The Robesonian Pattern Dept., 243 West'17th .St., {New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly I SIZE, NAME, ADDRESS, STYLE ; NUMBER. j Don't miss the Anne Adams i Spring Pattern Book which, is yours for only Fifteen Cents more! i Full of smart, easy-to-scw styles j f o r all, it has a FREE pattern for ; hat-and gilct set printed right in i book. I i Almost 70 percent'of those in ' the nrmed services during t h i s w?.r I had more than an eighth, 'educnl.ion, compare^ with only 20 "percent in theorist war. · ', Robeson County Lawyers ENDORSE BRITT For Congress We, the undersigned members of the Robeson County Bar, hereby indorse the candidacy of Hon^ orable W. S. Britt for Congressman from the Seventh Congressional District. Mr. Britt has practiced law in this County for the past thirty years and it is with pleasure that we testify to his high character and splendid qualifications for the office he seeks. He is: L One of Robsson County's largest farmers, 2. A distinguished, successful lawyer/ 3. An outstanding and successful business man. 4. A fine Christian gentleman. We believe that he would make an acceptable and creditable representative of this great agricultural district, and we heartily commend his candidacy to the favorable consideration of the voters of our Congressional District, and particularly to the voters of the great County of Robeson. J. E. Carpenter Thomas L. Johnson L. J. Britt W. B. Ivey E. J. Britt H.'E. Stacy M. L. Page E. M. Johnson John D. Canady F. D. Hackett Dickson McLean T. A. McNeill R. A. Mclntyre Ingram Hedgpeth O. L. Henry Ellis E, Page John S. Butler W. Osborne Lee W. C. Watts Caswell P. Britt Frank McNeill Henry A. McKinnon George T. Deans Wm. E. Timberlake D.-M. Britt Murchison Biggs F.'W. Floyd- Malcolm Seawell It is understood that substantially all the lawyers of the Robeson County Bar are supporting Mr. Britt, but 2 or 3 were out of town when the above endorsement was signed. .. , . , . -. · (Paid Political Advertisement) *^^

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