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SI.OO A YEAR IN ADVANCE
Quota Five White
And Two Colored
The Seminole County draft board
received its September quota this;
week from State Headquarters, the
quota calling for five white men and i
two negroes. The five white men i
leave on Septetmber 9th and the two I
negroes on September 10th.
The August quota from this county!
was five white and seven negroes.
The seven negroes left last Friday,
while the five white men will leave j
The five white men to leave are;
all volunteers, no drafting being nec- i
essary to fill the call. The volunteers;
for this call are Wallace Dawson,
Roy Jackson Condrey, Dock Brown
Grant. Willie B. Odum and Alton
Another volunteer registrant, trans
ferred here, Ishmael Croom, will leave
with the five young men for induction
at the same time.
Seminole county now has 153 men
in service, this including all branches,
the army, navy and marines. Os this
number 77 volunteered prior to the■
draft, 28 enlisted through the Bain-j
bridge company of National Guards-1
men and 48 were inducted by the local I
board. Os the 4$ inductetd by the local |
board, more than half have been vol- ■
Os cordial interest here to his
scores of friends is the announcement
b> the war department of the promo
tion of Rev. E. B. Brooks to the rank
of Captain. Rev. Brooks is stationed !
at Fort Barrancas, Fla., where he is '
Rev. Brooks, a member of the Of-1
ficers Reserve Corp, was called to ac-I
tive duty on January IGth of this year;
as a first lieutenant. Through his j
work at the fort he was elevated to the :
rank of Captain, which carries with it;
an increased prestige as well as sal
Rev. Brooks, as pastor of the local'
Baptist Church, was one of the most
popular leaders the church has had,
and many friends here will be pleas
ed to learn of his richly deserved pro- [
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The State Defense Corps held its
; regular drill on Monday night with aj
good attendance. All members are
' urged to attend regularly as this is I
' very important. The Unit is fast i
I whipping into shape under the compe
[ tent instruction of Sgt. Buddy Sulli
; van. Rifles have been requisitioned
and it is hoped uniforms will soon be
acquired. If you are between 21 and!
55 years of age and not otherwise;
subject to military service, come out
' and join us.
i Organization of an Air Warning;
I Service is fast being perfected in
I those sections of the County where!
I telephones are available and as soon;
as organization is completed, they|
will be turned over to the Army for!
further instruction and direction. A
practice maneuver is planned for this
branch of the Civilian Defense Pro
gram sometime during September
when all planes in the Georgia skies
will be reported over a 48 hour
W. M. U. Rally To
Be Held At Brinson
The 3rd District Rally of Bowen
| W. M. U. Meets at the Brinson church I
! Friday August 22.
H The program will be as follows:
10:30 —“The open Bible” —Mrs. Sin
10:55 —“The burning torch” —Mrs.
! J. B. Thomas.
11:25 —“Laborers together with
i God”—Mrs. B. F. Fuller.
10:40 —Special Music.
12:00 —The Globe—“ The whole
i wide world for Christ”—Mrs, D, K.
Devotional —Mrs. C. B. Miller,
1:50- “Faith is the victory”—Jakin
i Y. W. A.
2:lo—“We did it this way”—By,
Mrs. F. A. Raley, and girls.
2:30 —“Study to show Thy self ap
proved—By Mrs. F. A. Raley.
Mrs. B. F. Fuller, Reporter, j
$750,000 In Poultry
Farm Security Administration
families in Region Five (Georgia,
Florida, Alabama and South Carolina)!
have received over three quarters of]
a million dollars during the past two
and one-half months from the sale of
chickens bought under the Depart
ment of Agriculture’s “Food for De
fense” program, it was announced
this week by E. C. Young, state FSA
This comes from marketing 1,800,-
000 broilers and fryers that have been ■
raised from the 5.000.000 baby
chicks that were bought by those
families in May in response to the na
tional appeal to raise more food for
defense, Mr. Young pointed out.
“The additional $750,000 income
from sources which the small farmer
never tapped before is only part of
the story,” Mr. Young said. “That he
was inspired to do the job, that he has
been taught that it can be done over
and over, and that his outlook and ca
pacity have been doubled —these are
1 the big things,
“Nothing else in the long effort to
1 improve the outloook and productivity
■ of the southern small farm has ever
matched in a similar length of time
the record of the last two months and
a half in stimulating more food for
Crude petroleum is the most effec
tive known remedy for lice and mange
' on hogs.
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE COUNTY OF SEMINOLE AND THE CITY OF DONALSONVILLE, GEORGIA
Linder’s Plan For
32-Cent Cotton Needed For
Parity, Says Linder
Commissioners of Agriculture from
ten states, at a meeting held at Mem-1
phis, Tennessee, August 9, unanimous-'
ly adopted a plan submitted by Gent-'
gia’s Commissioner of Agriculture,
The plan submitted by Linder is
based on the ten-year period 1920-29.
Commissioner May of Kentucky stat
ed, “This is the most workable plan'
I have ever seen.” In explaining this |
Commissioner Linder stated, “This
would elevate parity prices in pro
portion to the increase in prices of
basic manufacturers since the 1920-29
base period and would guarantee bot
tom prices on farm products as fol
Cotton seed oil .12
No. 1 hogs .12
No. 1 steers .14
No. 1 veal .14
No. 1 lamb 16c
No. 1 sheep .08
The “Linder plan” would also pro
vide that prices on farm products be
automatically adjusted to price flue-'
tuations of articles the farmer must
buy with 1920-29 prices as a base.
Under the “Linder plan” Congress
would also be asked to study sugges
tions that to provide true parity for
farmers the above basic prices should
be increased thirty-three and one
third per cent. “This suggestion”,.
Linde’ asserted, “would be based on
the fact that reduced acreage, pro
tective tariff, high labor costs and
rural education introduced since the
“horse and buggy” days of 1920-29 i
have resulted in a corresponding in
crease in the farmers’ necessary ex
“Actual parity is not the average
price of farm products over a given'
number of years, but the relationship
between what the farmer gets for
his products and what he must pay
for li|s commodities,’
Linder stated that, “Only two
classes of people in America today
are actually working below parity in
the defense program—the farmer who
raises the food and clothing and the
boys who have got to carry the guns
and do the fighting.”
“Farmers are in a desperate situa
tion”, Mr. Linder said. “Sjxteen-cent
cotton js only fifty per cent of parity. 1
We already have price fixing on what
the farmers buy. If you go into a
hardware store in Dublin, Georgia,
you can buy a tractor for the same
price you would pay in Dallas, Texas
with some slight variation in freight
Under the Linder plan the prices!
quoted above would be the lowest
prices that the farmers could receive
for their products and by increasing
these prices In proportion to increased
prices of what the farmer buys, up?
der the Linder plan, would put prices
of farm products as follows:
Cotton seed oil ,16
No, I hogs ,16
No, I steers 47 1-2
No. 1 vea| .17 1-2
No, 1 |amb ,21
No. 1 sheep ,11
“Prices of most farm commodities
have advanced sharply re< “ntly, but
it should be borne in mind that the!
prices quoted in August do not as a
rule represent the prices the farmers
received from his growing crop”, he
said. “Fifteen-cent cotton today so
far as the farmer is concerned means
fifteen cents for the growing crop, :
Actually the last crop of hogs only
netted the farmer about 6 l-2c.”
The resolution adopting the plan
empowered President Harry Wilson of
Louisiana to send a committee to
Washington to urge Congress to take
immediate action. Linder was appoint
ed Chairman of this committee con
sisting of C. C. Flannery of Tennes
see, J. E. McDonald of Texas. J. E.
Scott of Oklahoma, J. Roy Jones of
South Carolina, W. Kerr Scott of
DONALSONVILLE NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 15TH, 1941.
Will Be Tried
Week Os Aug. 25
Wash Palmore, Negro, who was in
dicted by a Houston County grand
jury last week on a charge of murder
in connection with the slaying of A.
C. Warren, local gasoline and auto
mobile dealer, will go on trial during
the week of August 25th, it was re
ported this week.
Palmore repudiated a confession
made to ex-sheriff S. W. Howell of
Blakely and will enter a plea of not
guilty when he comes up for trial, it
Six other murder cases are on dock
et in Houston county and will be
tried prior to the Palmore case, it is
said, though the Houston county
judge is reported to have stated that
the case would be tried if an extra
session of the court was necesary dur
ing the following week.
The case against Mrs. Warren,
whom the Negro implicated in his
confession, was nol-prossed at a com
mittment hearing and no indictment
was returned by the grand jury a
gainst Mrs. Warren.
“WHAT ARE YOU WORTH?”
The question “What are you
worth?” will be discussed by Rev. J.
A. Duren at the First Baptist Church
next Sunday evening. In taking up the
duties of the pastorate here, Mr. Dur
en stated that he was anxious to
know what the people are worth
whom he is to serve. He explained,
however, that he is not so much con
cerned about what they are worth
financially, just so they,are able tc
keep the pastor’s salary paid and give
a reasonable support to denomination
al and charitable causes. He said he
had advanced information on what
the people are worth financially, and
will tell each one present next Sunday
evening what he is worth in dollars
and cents, if he wants to know,
The pastor is more concerned about
what the people are worth spiritually.
He is anxious to know if Donalsonville
church members are Salt an I Light
Christians, and if they let their light
shine by attending the services of
their church. Mr. Duren said he had
heard several times that Donalsonvill"
is a good church town, but judging
from the attendance the oast few
Sundays, he confessed that he was at
a loss to understand what was meant
by this statement. He suggested that
whoever gave this credit to the tu vn
probably meant that u majority of
the people were good enough to let
the churches remain here and not
bother them. He estimated that for
the Sundays he has preached here the
average attendance at The Hapi’st
Church each Sunday has been slight
ly less than five percent of the white
populatiton, and that the attendance
at all churches would hardly he
twenty-five percent of the white peo
Mr. Duren stated that his morning
subject would be some lessons drawn
from the incident of “Moses and th' l
Burning Bush," Mr, M. T- Simmons,
superintendent of the Baptist Sunday
School, is anxious to see 100 present
next Sunday and is working toward
this goal. Mr. Weyman Cannington.
Director of the Training Unions, saki
if the young people don’t think he can
smile, to turn out and see. He frowns
only at empty benches.
Potatoes to be stored should be well
matured before digging, says Elmo
Ragsdale, Extension Horticulturist.
It is best, he says, to dig them before
frost, if possible. Potatoes should not
be allowed to lie exposed to the sun
for more than 30 minutes and should
not be left in the field overnight.
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North Carolina and H. J, Thatcher us
Commissioner Jones, President of
the National Association of Agricul
tural Commissioners, said he would
appoint a committee from the national
membership to work with the south
ern committee in seeking adoption of
the Linder plan.
1100 Bales Os
Approximately 1100 bales of new
crop cotton had been ginned in Semi
nole county up to Thursday morning
The News was informed this week,
while the price of the staple has de
clined slightly this week.
1 On Monday the price advanced
I close to 17 cents but the top price
being paid Wednesday was 15.60.
Prices of other produce Wednesday
‘ was as follows:
! Cotton Seed, per ton S4O
i Peanuts, Spanish No. 1 S9O
Peanuts, Runners No. 1 SBO
Shelled Corn, bushel 60c
Hogs, No. 110 c
! Hogs, No. 2 9 l-2c
| Hogs, No. 3 9c
Get On The
News Honor Roll
The News this week begins publi
cation of its honor roll of folks who
have paid their subscriptions to the
News during the past week. Other
names will be added from week to
week as The News renews its annual
drive for subscribers.
Come in now or see one of our so
licitors and renew your subscription,
get your name on the honor roll nex(
I week. The honor roll this week is as
E. C. Smith, Jr„ Thames Spooner,
Herman Buie, Jakin, Shelby Carter,
M. C. Fain, Jr., J. I. Parker, John
Bowers, E, H. Howard, B. H. Davis,
Mrs. Eunice Hudson, J. C. Ashley,
Mrs. Julian Hickson, Gordon Spoon
er, G. L. Earnest.
W. B. Dean, Canal Zone, Fred Chil
dree, Clyde Williams, C. S. Forrester.
W. H. Roberts, J. D. Lane, Iron City.
I S. P. Lane, Robert Davis, Ashburn,
C. M. Newberry, Iron City, L. T. Hud
son, C, W. Long, Earl Gibbons, M. M.
Minter, R. E. Daniels, R. S. Roberts,
Curtis Roberts, Robert Pierce, Buck
Jones, Mrs. A. I. Williams, Mr. A. D.
! erts, Curtis Roberts, edai.dthllßobert
! Sheffield. J. G. Braswell.
I Five Carloads
Mules And Horses
Five carloads of mules and horses
were unloaded here late Sunday as
! ternoon, the shipments coming in on
’ a through freight which stopped here
and switched the cars into place for
The shipments were consigned to
■ Donalsonville’s two livestock dealers,
Holman Mule Company and Sheffield
; Horse and Mule Co.
I This shipment was the largest ever
■ received in Donalsonville at one time,
I the shipments coming from Nebraska
Ball Team Beats
The Seminole softball team won the
; first game in a five-game play-off
I series against the Climax team Tues
, day night in the Bainbridge softball
league. The next game was to be
played Thursday night.
Climax won the first half of the
split season, the Seminole boy win
ning the last half by a close margin
of one game.
In the contest Tuesday night the
score was 6-4 with the Seminole boys
on the long end. Playing for the
Seminole team are W. E. Brigham, H,
R. Dozier. Herman Roland, Fred Gib
bons, Sidney Shingler, “Bub” Roland,
Wayman Carrington, Hubert Ealy,
“Pie” Johnson and Charles Bridges.
Hill Pace, of iron City, is manager of
Four of the nation’s largest meat
puckers are operating plants in Geor- j
Capitol of Seminole County
The home of progressive people, pret
ty homes, good churches, splendid
schools and the best of climate.
SINGLE COPIES 5 CENTS
S9O For Spanish
Georgia peanut growers were as
sured this week that a top price of
S9O per ton would be paid them for
their No. 1 Spanish peanuts this year
under a loan and diversion program
announced by the Department of Ag
riculture. Runners No. 1 were pegged
at a price of SBO per ton. This repre
sents an increase of $25 per ton over
the price paid last year for Spanish
and an increase of $23 per ton for
The plan is designated to peg pea
nut prices at from $74 to $94 for the
various types, depending upon grad
es. The department will authorize pro
ducer co-operatives to buy peanuts
from the growers at designated prices.
The diversion program, details of
i which will be announced later, was de
signed to turn surplus peanuts into
l oil and other by-products.
The G. F. A. Peanut Association at
• Camilla, Ga., is the authorized co
j operative for Georgia.
Most of Georgia’s peanuts are
Spanish and runner types and the de
j signaled prices by grades for these
Southeastern Spanish—U. S. No. 1.
I S9O a ton; No. 2, SB3, and No. 3, $77.
Runners—U. S. No. 1, SBO a ton;
No. 2, $74 and No. 3, $67.
The crop in Seminole county this
I year is expected to be good, reports
| indicate. Although the yield is not ex
pected to reach the high average not
led last year, an increase in acreage
'this year is expected to offset the
■ lower yield and result in another
bumper crop year.
Some farmers ar already taking up
; their peanuts in Seminole, though the
majority of peanuts planted here this
year are runners and they will not be
' ready for harvesting for some time.
A small home orchard in Georgia
should be made to furnish the farm
family with fresh fruits in abundance
1 if cared for properly. An orchard of
approximately one acre will supply a
family of five with fruit for eating
jthe growing season. Also it should
' furnish surplus fruit for canning and
drying, according to Extension spec
With silage it is easier to mainiain
good milk production in the winter.
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George O,Brien, in
Monday And Tuesday
Penny Singleton and
Arthur Lake, In
“BLONDIE GOES LATIN"
Jeffery Lynn nd Kaaren
Thursday And Friady
Cary Grant and Irene Dunn, In |
Dorothy Lamour and Bob
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