RESEARCHED AND TRANSCRIBED

by : Tina Easley

tina@grnco.net

SMOKE HIS OWN

PARAGOULD , ARK . - JOE WALTERS , A 79 YEAR -OLD RETIRED RAILROADER , HAS BEEN GROWING AND CURING HIS OWN BURLEY TOBACCO FOR THE PAST SIX YEARS . HIS LITTLE TOBACCO PATCH WAS SO PRODUCTIVE IN 1951 THAT A YEAR LATER HE WAS STILL SMOKING HIS OWN TOBACCO.

DECEMBER 26 , 1952