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THE TIMES COVERS DUPLIN LIKE A ROOF
KKNANSVUXE, N, C.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY
THURSDAY, Ot -BER 10, 1935
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JIM E S
Universaiists Close Annual
Convention In Kinston; Plan
To Meet At Outlaw's Bridge
, Health Officer
V'Thfe' Unlversaliat Convention at
Kinston closed Its thirtieth annual
session at Kinaton .Sunday after-
, noon. Outlaw's Brdige . will be the
meeting place In W36, and Rev.
, W. H. Skeels will preach the oc-
caslopal Bermpn,fc''i;;v '
., Dr. Lyman. Ward," prominent
educator of Camp Hill, Alabama
.delivered, a' very thoughtful ad
dress. Thursday evening) on ''When
ce Comes the Kingdom of God ? "
Friday morning reports from the
churches ..showed gains over last
year. Many changes were made in
Friday' afternoon the" Women's
Missionary Association was In ses
sion.. The reports from the mission
Circles were very gratifying. Mrs.
George M. Lapoint, rwne of. the
Kinston minister, " was : cordially
welcomed to th6 state;1? " .
Friday evening Rev. G. R. Fitz
- Patrick; Norfolk,, Vs., brought to
" the convention the greetings , of
r- tne uniianaii.irieiiuo. -' ,
i Saturday morning the - commit
tees, reported, -The convention a-
dopted a resolution ' condemning
' war as "unchristian,, wasteful, and
. a basically futile meajis of settling
' International disputes."
. , . ' .Ariotbsr; resolution said: "We
' ' re-affirm our . belief in the sepa
. ratiow pf .church and state." We
deplore the tendency to make the
church a political tool of the state.
We laud and applaud our friends
In Germany who have had the cou
' rage to. resist the tyrannical e'n
' croachments cf tha state.
V ,, Our Ideals Of religious liberty
' ' hav not been; realized. Most ' chu
TChesav Always i blessed and san
'. ptloned whatever wars the govern-
;'v meats have declared." '' ; ' ' ..-.
The closing resolution was: 'We
declare our faith- In Unjversalist
Ideals and Ideals to help solve all
' social! economic, and religious prq-
4 blems. Ou faith is easy to state,
but hard to We by. We rejoice that
' it challenges us to the utmost. We
can make no higher appeal to our
' people than that they be true to
the best traditions, the best inter
ests, and the best hopes of our
Miss Mary Lou Wilkins told very
effectively about the work at snei
ter Netfk.,'. .
The Women's Association held
- its closing session Saturday after-
- noon. Mrs. W. J. Langston of Kins
ton made an address. In the even'
'tag the play "Old Peabody Pew"
was greatly enjoyed- ;' '
- Sunday' morning the convention
reoeived .in cash and pladges 1254
tp Improve the Shelter Neck prop
erty, to support the Tar Heel oni
versalist,. to hold Sunday School
Institutes.0 - '
The convention heard two excel
lent sermons Sunday. Rev. H. L.
, Canfield preached is the morning
and Rev. 0, E. Bryant in the after-
; noon. .... i '
Preceding the afternoon sermon
was' a- memorial service .led - by
Miss Mary Shine., A solo was sung
by Mrs. W. H. Skeels Jit Singeth
Low in Kvery Heart" Sung to the
tune " Auld Lang Syne" it touch
ed allAearta deeply., r 1 -
Among the Universaiists who
have, recently " passed from ' earth
are Mr. H. W. Winstead of Rocky
Mount and Mrs, C. O. Vann of Red
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V'i ; Sarecta News '
Mrs. Joe Benton, and family vi
- sited her parents this, week end at
La Grange. '
Mrs. Swindell's sister of Orintel
' visited her the past week end. '
Mrs. Swindell's neice of Orintel
is visiting her this week. ; '
' ' Mr. ' Paul Ingram-visited p Miss
, -Thelma Capps of La Grange Sun-
day. . . - --'..
. " Mr.' C. P. Haskln has Just re-
c turned from Enfield, where he ,vl-
sited his wife. , , -
' Mrs. -. John - Smith's -mother - of
Kenansvllle spent the week, end
. with her". '
Mrs. John James ,
! Of The Friendship
- Section Dies
Mrs. Obedience James, wife Of
Mr. John James of Friendship sec
tion of. the county, died at her
home Monday evening at 7:00, ha
ving been in ill health for several
years. Funeral services were con
ducted by her pastor, Rev. F. L.
Goodman and interment was made
in he Swinson Cemetery Tues
day afternoon at 3:00.
. The deceased was before 'marriage,-
Miss Obedience Joyrier, aqd
is survived by her husband, one
son, C. E. James and one daught
er Evelyn James, and the follow
ing .brothers and sisters; Calhoun
Joyner and Redding Joyner, Mrs.
B. D. Davis, Mrs. Emma Summer
lin, Mrs. Brown Winders and Red
ding Joyner, Mrs. B. D. Davis,
Mrs. Emma Summerlin, Mrs.
Brown Winders and Mrs. Dora
Sullivan. ' '
. Mrs. James was born in Duplin
County, February ,16, i874, and
was a. member of the Stanford
Honored At Party
The B. F. Grady' Faculty, and
others were honored at a Contract
Bridge Party on Wednesday even
ing of. last week from eight to
ten-thirty, at Mrs. Alvin Korne-
gay's home. The, rooms , were dec-.
orated , with a profusion of fall
i lowers. - .
At the conclusion of play, top
score prize, a flasK of perfume was
won by Sara Carr, floating prize
oeia oy manna unggs, consotauon
prize awarded to Lov.ise Britt A
salad course witn tea was served
to, the following: Sara Carr, Mar
tha Griggs, Katherine Whitehead,
Mrs.; P. E. Shoulars, Seven
Springs:1 Mrs. N. C. Davis, Mrs.
Ike Stroud, Mrs. Roland Smith,
Tessie Smith, Louise Britt and
Edith Hinson, Pink HiU; Mary Ed
na Smith, Pink Hill, Mrs. H. J.
Kornegay, Columbus, ,Ga.; and the
hostess Elsie Tilghman, Alice Av
eritt and Bessie Kornegay.
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Earl E. Banks to , Thelma Out
laws Henry -Smith to Effie Jones;
A. B. Sandlin to Kathleen Brock;
Charles B. Temple to Eva Turner.
John E. Peele to Minnie E." Allen;
Preston Graham to . Jerona May
Kelly; John Taylor to Eva Brown;
Willie Tryer to Isabelie Goodman.
Duplin Roads Are
' During the week the' writer has
had to trave over several of the
dirt ' roads , of t Duplin County.
These roads have the twashboard"
effect on the car as it moves over
the surface and makes riding ra-
thor uncomfortable. Several wash
outs at bridges have been neglect"
ed since the rains and a stick is
found stuck in the washout warn
ing the traveler that he must pot
cross that .side of the birdge. ' If
these roads could be dragged and
a few necessary1 repairs be 'made
at these bridges, 1 much could be
added to the Comfort and-safety
of travel. . H
The writer has had occasion to
travel one certain road in the
County, for the past six years at
regular Intervals and finds that, a
hole in tba road that was there six
years ago is, still there today.
There is some comfort in know
ing that the hole will be in the
same place and the driver will
know when to slow down and pre
pare for the Jolt.'
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The Death Of
Mrs. C. D.Cottle
Mrs. C. X). Cottle, age 71 died at
her home, near Warsaw . Friday
afternoon' from a stroke of para
lisa.- She -is survived by. three sons
and three daughters, - Mrs. Willie
McGowan of Alamance, Mrs. An
nie Rivenbark . of Durham, . and
Mrs. Cllds Jones of Warsaw, the
three sons are Mr. Winfodr Cottle
of Warsaw, Mr. Henry Cottle of
Goldsboro and Mr. James Cottle
of : Alamance. One sister, Mrs. J.
W. Cottle of Goldsboro, one broth
er, Mr. Marshel Beachmand of
Warsaw, 5 grand-children of War
saw, Goldsboro and Alamance.
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About Weed Sales; All Price
Under 5 Cents Result In Losse
Mr, J. M. Kennedy, Jr., of Ken
ansvllle and Miss Eloise Fair
cloth pf,. WarsajK,,were week end
visitors at the home of Mr. 'and
Mrs. Raymond Faircloth of Calyp
so and Mr.' and Mrs. Frank Hollo
well of ML Olive.
Mrs. Frank HoUowell of Mt.
Olive la spending the week with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Kennedy of Kenansville.
Red Cross Convention
The Red Cross convention will
be held in .Kinston on October 16.
A good delegation from Duplin
County is requested. ' -
- Dr. R.. L. Carr of Rose HIU
who is Duplin County's acting
health Officer. Dr. Carr Is mak
ing his headquarters In the Ke
nansville' fechool building where
the Health Department has been
located for some time.
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Has Large Docket;
Liquor Cases Heavy
Bill Cavenaugh and Bill Guy
found, pot 'conforming to suspen
sion and sentenced to 90 days on
the road. (Appeal to Superior
Court. .', i
Joe Hudson, assault and reck
less driving. Nol pros.
, Redrick ,Mathis, reckless driving
Bruce Teiujhey, operating auto
while: intoicicated. Plead guilty, 4
months on roads. Suspended on
payment of $50 fine and not to
drive a ear for 2 years.
Charles; Albertson and Redford
Albertsbn assault' witii deadly
weapon, '.Noljrps : 1 : ;.v; ,.- .
'' ,y?rnon" Crumpler; reckless driv
ing. Plead guilty, 4 months on the
S. H. Grady, operating car in-
The Singing Class or the Ox
ford Orphanage again under the
direction of Mrs. Sadie T. Hutch
inson, and composed of fourteen
boys and girls will be in Kenans
ville, October 17th at 8.00 P. M.
The program will be featured with
delightful songs, recitations and
drills with colorful costumes and
splendid music. For more than
Must Keep Their
In making application for Price
Adjustment Payment, cotton Pro
ducers are required to submit Sa
The object of the Price Adjust
ment Plan, in-so-far as possible
says Mr. McLendon, County Agent
for Duplin County, a return on the
fifty years the Singing Class has i average of 12 cents per pound, ba
made annual tours all over North ' sis 7-8 inch middling for the cot
Carolina, each year bringing a new I ton producers 1935 crop sold prior
group of children with a new pro- i to August 1, 1936.
gram, and the appearance of these I ine Adjustment Payment per
children in the various communi- pountj to each producer will be ib2
ties has been a great influence In ; amount per pound by which the of-
cultivating interest in the cause of ficiai average base price on the 10
the orphan. In the sixty-two years
of its existence there is scarcely
a community in the State that, has
not sent some boy or girl to the
Oxford Orphanage for care and
The time for signing the new
1936-39 tobacco contract will soon
close and all farmers, who wish
to sign and have not done so, are
urged to sign as quickly as pos
sible .No regular contracts will be
accepted after the closing date. .
Immediately after the closing
date for the signing of regular
contracts, those farmers entitled
to Special Base Contracts will be
Fallowed to sign. Growers entitled
to Special Base Contracts are the
young men who now own land and
are living upon same, on which
tnviPKtml Praver for ludement to there is no tobacco contract and
November term of court. Not to
drive and not to drink before that
Edward J Carter, assault with
Carolina Home-Cbming Set
Oct. 26; Play Georgia :Tech
Colorful Throng Expected f o r 'attendance. For one thine." Tar
Homecoming Game - With Geor-; Heel sport goers are anxious to see
gla Tech In Kenan Stadium at in action the Big Blue and White
Chapel Hill October 26 Tech , team witH its sparkling coterie of
Looks Strong This Year '-, Gala ' stars who surprised even their
Occasion Planned. , most 'ardent followers out at Knox-
, T 0 T ' " I ville last week.
Many University" alumni and I And for another. Georgia- Tech
other football fans in this county has sriven nromisa of makinsr this
are making plans to attend Caro-the outstanding grid attractfoii of
Una's annual fall homecoming ce- the year in North Carolina, . the
lebration at Chapel Hill on Oct- Golden Tornado having roared
ober 26 when the Tar Heels will through Presbyterian 33-0 and Se-
renew an ancient rivalry with the wanee- 82-0 in its, first two starts.
uuiuca iiMimuu va uourgm icv"-j Teen encounters Kentucky and
l uo umk. uy wo wanuuiu loot-f Duke JieXt. -' X .
Jit. Leon Whitford
week end in" Kinston.
ball team, whlchi is being accorded
national recognition since its 38
13 upset of the highly touted' Ten
nessee Vols, will parade its wares
before the home fans again s for
the first time in three weeks at
Chapel Hill , i . - . t .
., in the meantime Uie Tar Heel
spent the have two more hard games on for
eign fields on 'their hands. Mary-
The last time the Tar Heels and
Yellow .Jackets clashed in - Kenan
Stadium the result was an epic
struggle- with . Tech spoUlng Caro
lina's Homecomlnir eelebrdUon 10-
' October 19.. - , u. n . , u- 6. H6wever, the Ta Heels took
is In the ' Th contest with Georgia Tech ample revenge In Atlanta last year
are - very will carry with it all' the tradition'! their first under Coach Carl Snave-
Mr. Joe Benton, 'Mr. Kent Hoi- land at Baltimore Saturday,- Oct
- land enpoyed the show Saturday ober 12, and Davidson at Davidson
night' at Beulavlle. - October 19. " ; i-' rl ". ',i
Mr.- Beit Daughtrey
Durham - hospital. We
Three Tar Heel stars will center
special attentions They are. ' Don
Jackson, hallfback; Dicky Buck,
end; and Jim .Hutchins,,' fullback.
and every one 1 under close sur
veillance of the powers who pick
the--All-Americans. ' fe
deadly' weapon. "Nol pros,
Sylvester Frederick, possession
of whiskey for sale. 4 months on
rijad, suspended 6n payment of
cost. ; ' ; '
Robert Whaley and Earnest
Houston, trespass, assault with
deadly weapon,,, operating car
while drunk. Plead guilty of as
sault. Prayer for Judgment con
tinued 2 years upon good beha
vior. . ;
Tom Harper, driving auto drunk
prayer for judgment for 2 years,
not to drive auto in 3 months.
k Harry Quinn, whiskey for sale.
Ed Pearsall, whiskey for sale.
4 months on road. Suspended on 2
years good behavior.
Richard Branch, whiskey for
sale. Suspended on payment of
-, Adolph . Branch, driving drunk,
whiskey for sale. 4 months' on the
Clem Bennett, resisting officer
Roa sentence, suspended on pay
ment of cost and good behavior.'
Bradly Atkins, violating fishing
law. Taxed cost. , .
Graham Bryant, assault with
deadly weapon,- 90 days on the
road. ' ' ' ' ' '
C. G. Wood, reckless driving.
Carl Ezzeil, assault With deadly-
weapon. 60 days on the road.
Suspended on 2 years behavior. '
James Taylor, assault with
deadly weapon. Not ;guilty.
Joe Paythress, driving drunk.
60 days on the road. Suspended on
payment of fine, $50 and cost and
not to drive for 6 months.- ,
.Stacy Edwards, driving, drunk
and,, blocking traffic. Prayer or
judgment- for 2 years upon pay
ment of cost. . '
Pete Smith, larceny and receiv
ing.- 4 months on the road. Sus
pended on 2 years good behavior
and pay cost. :sf -;;r'' !','
H. M. Smith, selling beer with
out license. Paid license; and cost.
- Jesse Wood, assault on female.
Suspended on good behavior, for
2 years and pay cost, -t ;, .
Huston Gay, assault with dead
ly weapon. 4 months on the road.
Appeal. '- : -i'::-h;f''::lHii :
Rock Graham, possession of whis
key for sale and transporting
whiskey. 6 , months on - the 1 road.
Appeal.' .iVj'yf 'f:fr$tf:Ai'
' John. Ray Farrior, non-support
90 days on the road." Judgment
which lafldf is not eligible for a re
gular contract; and the tenant or
other person having in the past
been a tobacco grower, but who
now finds himself on land without j than three installments. It is con
a contract. In each instance a gro- j templated that the first payment
wer must live on and farm only wm be made about Dec. 15, 1935;
designated Spot Markets are be
low 12 cents per pound on the
date of sale, but in no case shall
the payment per pound exceed 2
In case the cotton is not sold by
July 31, 1936, but is on that date
under the 10 cents loan, a similar
Adjustment Payment will be made
in the amount per pound by which
the official average base price on
the 10 designated spot markets
are below 12 cents per pound on
July 31, 1936, less loan carrying
charges, but in no case shall the
payments per pound exceed 2
Cotton Producers should insist
upon receiving from buyers the
premiums due them on cotton
which is above the average in gra
de and staple length, as .they will
lose if they sell premium cotton
for the price paid for 7-8 inch cot
ton in tne belief the price Adjust
ment Payment will compensate
them for their better grade and
To facilitate payment it is pro
posed that the price adjustment
payment be made in not more
the land on which the Special Base
Contract is secured.
Rotary Club Met
The Warsaw-Kenansville Rotary
Club met Monday evening at sev
en o'clock in the Kenansville com
munity building. An enjoyable talk
was given by Superintendent O. P.
another about March 15th., 1936;
and the final payment about Aug.
The application blanks for Ad
justment Payments have not been
received as yet, says Mr. McLen
don, but all Producers are warned
not to lose or destroy their SALES
Miss Mary Lpu Rivenbark, ot
Wilmington spent the past week
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Bradshaw near Chinquapin.
At present Miss Rivenbark is
attending Louisburg College a;
Louisburg, where she is taking up
a combined business course.
A tremendous increase in soil
fertility on 20 acn , of land seed
c:l to Korean lespc oza and graz
ed by 30 cows is re uriuj by Knox
Brothers of the S: el Creek sec
tion of Mecklenbu. ; County.
Over 70 percent of Fisyth's to
bacco farmers have signed the new
adjustment contrac s, and others
are signing as the call for their
Special Efforts Made To
Help Low-Income Farmers
sorrow of his long spell of sick- , and color that have marked con-" ly.
ness. . n r - testa between these ancient rivals Applications for tickets have ,
Mr. E. .H. Whitford visited bis in the past, and will center, gala been coming lit at a rapid clip for ) suspended on good "behavior
tor eunaay near, vanoerjoro.; . program or reunions ana ceieora- some ume now witn ail Uldica- dS v hnnf - -..'". - -V
itions for the old grads of -both in- tions pointing to a'lnrce end color- Fisher Plummer. whiskey 1 foi
f Mr.;Stitutions. '- : ' ' . -y . rfnl rf '."'" v iL V 12 months on the road. Sus-
y. i jr. ;i 1 ' s r-mni to a i ' v . . ( --,. , , -,,'- t
"1 I rs. C. D; Thomas vi-
RALEIGH, N. C. Oct. 10th.
Special efforts are being made by
the "Resettlement Administration
to aid low-Income farmers in Nor
th Carolina, according to announc
ement from Homer H. B. Mask, of
Raleigh, Regional Director of Ru
ral Resettlemen for the states of
Kentucky, North Carolina, Ten
nessee, Virginia and West Vir
ginia. "There are more than 50,000
farm families in North Carolina
that have a gross income of less
than $400 a year," Mr. Mask said.
"This small sum includes the value
of what is used at home for food
and feed, as well as what is sold
for cash. With such limited in
comes, It is difficult for these farm
families to buy the food items that
are necessary for a healthy diet,
and virtually impossible for them
to acquire land of their own.
' ''In extending aid to these peo
ple," Mask continued, "it will be
the policy of the Resettlement Ad
ministration to seek permanent re
habilitation . of the borrowers by
establishing them on farms which
together with other available em
ployment, will yield" income enough
to make them self-sustaining, give
them an acceptable , standard of
living, and permit amortization of
weir loans." j, s ,rtl -f
Those eligible for loans, lh addl
t'oa to thoso -recently registered
as borrowers from State Rural Re
habilitation Corporations, include:
farm owners, farm tenants, farm
laborers, share croppers, or per
sons who were recently in any of
the foregoing classes, and other
persons with farming experience
who are or were recently on reliel
The eligible list also includes
those who are in default in pay
ments to a Federal Land Bank and
are in danger of foreclosure and
eviction, and those who are in de
fault of the Farm Credit Admin
istration or its agencies, or have
been denied credit by it. The list
is still further broadened to in
clude those found by the Reset
tlement Administration to be sim
ilarly in need of aid, and authority
is given to regional directors ot
Rural Resettlement to accept oth
er persons consistent with the pur
poses that 'guide Resettlement
"These accepted must have ini
tiative and resourcefulness, some
managerial capacity, and ability
to profit front instruction and gui
dance," Mr. Mask said,
. The loans will bear 5 percent in
terest and be payable in two to 6
years, depending upon tbs charac
ter of the goods and earning 'Ca
pacity of the borrower. Purposes
for which loans may be made1 in
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Reports that scrap tobacco has -bee
nsold this season by noma , ,
contracting growers indicate that
these growers do not fully under
stand the provisions of the fine-, a. ,
cured contract, said J. B. Hutson,
chief of Tobacco Division, '. in a
letter issued October 1st. Contract
ing growers who sell scrap or any ,
otbar to bacco this season for leas ' '
than 5 cents per pound probably
will lose money by making the .... .
sale. The reasons for this are as v
(1) The contract provides that
all tobacco, including scrap, -produced
on and sold from the , '
farm oi a contracting grower
must be entered on allotment ' .
cards and covered by tax-payment
warrants obtained trom
agents in tobacco warehouses, j
(2) If a grower sells tobacco in f
excess of 85 percent of hlu
base production, it will bsrr
necessary for him to obtain
more than 5 cents per pound ..K
in order to offset the reduc
tion in the adjustment pay
ment. ' .
(3) The sale of tobacco without
having it covered by tax - ": : .
payment warrants makes the
grower liable for the return
of all payments under his con
tract and the value of the tax
payment warrants issued to
(4) A contracting grower with
unused allotment may be able
to sell this allotment to ano
ther contracting grower hav
ing excess production through
the County Agent's office at
4 cents per pound.
Before selling the unused allot
ment, the grower must sell all of
the tobacco produced under his
contract including low grade or
scrap tobacco, retain a sufficient
portion of the allotment to sell all
of such tobacco, or render the un
sold tobacco unmerchantable. All
scrap tobacco which is not sold
mi'.st be rendered unmerchantable
before complaince with the provi
sions of the contract can be cer
tified. This tobacco may be len-
dered unmerchantable by spread
ing it on the land and uiscing It
in or by mixing a sufficient quan
tity of lime with the tobacco.
Scrap tobacco which growers
cannot afford to sell may be used
profitably for fertilizer on land
which is not suited for tobacco.
The use of this tobacco on land to
be planted to tobacco might re
sult in the spread of plant disea
ses which would cause serious los
ses in succeeding crops, nor should
scrap tobacco be used on or around
seed beds. Excellent results may be
expected from use of low-grade to
bacco for fertilizing truck crops.
Such tobacco may also be used as
an insecticide for spraying poultry
houses and similar uses, by boiling
it and spraying with the extract.
In order that growers may not
unknowingly violate their contract
your cooperation is requested in
getting the facts in this letter to
other contracting growers. If a
person offers to buy scrap tobacco
from you, his name and the license
number on his truck should be ob
tained and turned over to the
There are in the Agent's offico
in Kenansville a great many Bank
head Cotton Tax-Exemption Cer
tificates that have not been deliv
ered, the owners of these certifi
cates have been notified to receipt
for them and have lailed to do so.
These certificates can not be
held more than a reasonable len
gth of time, and if not called for
by the owners, must be returned to
Washington to be reissued.
There are also in the Agent's
office in Kenansville around 400
cotton and tobacco land rental
checks that are undelivered. These
checks must be delivered or return
ed to Washington, and farmers
who have been notified and have
not called for theirs are urged to
do so Immediately.
Sunday , : morning : at Outlaw's
Bridge the pastor and delegate.)
will make a report of the recent
convention at Kinston.
Sunday evening at 7:30 the pas-.
tor will preach. AU are invited.