FARMERS: Tylertown Gives Thanks

For the bounties of heaven and their red-clay acres the people of Walthall County, Miss, gave devout thanks last week, eight weeks ahead of more usual thanksgivings.

From crossroads and farms cut out of piney woods the farmers streamed at sunup to Tylertown (pop. 1,100), the county seat and only post office. They traveled afoot, in model-T Fords, in mule-drawn wagons, in school busses. They carried 5,000 fried chickens, 350 turkeys, enough pies, cakes, salads and bread to load pine tables 1,000 feet long and feed 5,000 people. The town was gay in bunting, flags and welcome signs.

This was their...

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