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THE TIMES COVERS DUPLIN LIKE A ROOF
KENANS VDUJC, N. C.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY '
THURSDAY. OCT. 11th, 1985
.aictm McGovan" Again
Association; Met In
The one hundred and eighth i an
nual Sea-ion of the Eastern Bap
tlat Association met f1"
Magnolia Baptist Church October
8 and 9, 1935, One of the largest
crowd, to attend an "oa
recent years was present for the
opening: Sessions. i
The following officers were elect-
- ed at the opening sesstoni F .W.
- McGowan, Moderator, H. I Bte
- ' wart, Vice-Moderator, and L.
. Robinson, Clerk-Treasurer,
f Ministers present were as. fol-
laws: Rev. X E. Lanier,
, Herman Barnes, Rev. W, P. Page-
,'V: . T T . VnaMI. Rev. R.-C I
t. .L. . Johnson, Rev. EJ
, N. Johnson. Rev. W. R- 'Bteve
' J. Rev. H. G. BryanDr. R. F. Mar
shhurn, Rev. D. W. Herring, Rev.
x . J M. Herring. Rev, W. M. Bassett,
, , Rev. J. M. Page and Rev. T. H.
VW"; ' .tohnson preached
the introductory Sermon, .Wngtog
'a sour-stirring message. "
b,.n the Kennedy Home Bran-
1 - ch of the Mills Home Orphanage,
, Drought a great message to the as
eoclation in connecUon with the
. report on the Orphanage. Rev. J.
mT Page; a former pastor In this
' 'association, very ablely discussed
4w TnhHnai Recorder, and aiso
I ". 'brought a great message on Tem
JnfwurinTinrv Sermon ; was
; preached by Rev. H. O, Bryant,
'.' , ui.h nFn a errant messasre.
Dr, Chaa.' E. Brewer, President
of Meredith Colleger was present
- and spoke very touchlngly ' and
V X very' convincingly on christian
, Education. Dr, Leslie Campbell,
President of Campbell .College,
-f representing: Camp
bell- College; and - made a great
plea for Christian EducaUon.; f
Mr. M. A. " Huggins, General
Secretary of the Baptist ' State
rnnvntinn was ' present and
brought a great message, pleading
1? 7mBW w r -f.
f . The following reports were pre-y
' pared by the following namea
persons , and read to .the Associa
i: tlon, which reports were adopted
by the Association: V,
-, Report on BlbUcal Recorder
i -prepared by Mr W-1 Beach, r
Report on Mills Home and Cha
j ' rity and ChUdren by Rev. W. P.
r Report on State Missions by
Rev. J. I Powers. "
i, Report ofl vHome Missions by
" , Rev. T. H. King.
v Repert on Foreign Missions by
, Rev. E. N. Johnson. A ' ,
' " ? Report on Hospital prepared by
f Rev. W .R. Stevens.
- i Report on Old Ministers Relief
prepared by Rev. J. H. Booth, i
' Report on Woman's Work, pre-
pared by Miss Macy Cox.
' Report on 'Christian Education,
prepared by J5r. R. F. Marshburn.
ReporfW Sunday Schools, pre
nared bv Rev. J. H. Barnes.,
t Report on B. T. U. . prepared by
v . Mr.: Frank Blackmorev
, ''Report on Temperance, prepar-
ed bv Mr. E. G. Murray.
, Report on Memorials, prepared
' bv Mr. H. Stewart.
. , Report on Promotion Work, pre-
f nared bv Rev, R. C. Foster. ,
' Mrs. R." a Foster, President Of.
the Assooiational W JI. U, could
not be present pn account off sick
, . ness, but sent a great message to
the - association,, which message
- was read to the body,
. This was one or the best annual
All Churches m the Association
were represented by; messengers
at the opening session, but two,
and Church letters were la the
hands of the .Clerk from - every
Church in the Association at the
- opening Session, : --
The dia-esti of church ; letters
showed the following: ' -
Total Church Membership 6,247,
an increase of 147;- .Total Sunday
School : enrollment' 4,874, an in
crease of 211. Total Baptiams, 282,
m increase over last year of 78.
Total W. M. U. Membership 1,826,
an Increase of 121. Total B. T. U.
Membership 613, an ' Increase of
111. Total contributions fo? local
mrch expenses $25,814.49, an In
c PBse of $4,819.84. Total contri
ions for Missions $7,500.03, an
-case of $1,,268.53.
e one minute reports from the
ches were very Interesting,
reports indicated that the
hor were ttiaking progress.
'n one of t' e interesting
r ' !
i. -Mfc i. -JJ
FAISON McGOWAN .
" Popular Duplin County Auditor
who was made Moderator of the
Eastern .. Baptist '. 'Association
which ; met In Magnolia last
week, Mr. McOowan was Mod
erator if the Association last
year. ; . - -f : . :j-?! ?0?i 4;
-fc: ; 9 1 -
I Smith Chapel News
Baii T. W Vnalr and MeMrS.
J. R. MUler of Smith' and Mai-
colm Grady of : Hebron attended
h fnhvtinr a Tomi&U Tuesday
and Wednesday. K t
ii. rvl SmrnT '
W. Wallace and Don Smith. ;
: Misses Fannie. Gladys, and Do -
rothy SmltTwere Kinston shop-
-The many friends' of Mrs. Jose
phine Stroud are ' sorry to .know
Misses Louise Sheppard and
Misses Louise ' Sheppard
Lela Mae Page were the week end
guests of Misses Mamie and Thel
ma Smith. "
A welrier roast was given Sat
urday night at Hallaville Beach,
honoring Messrs Fred Bland' and
Robert Bradley of Georgia, week -
end guests of Mr. and Mrs. R .W.
Wallace.- , 1 gin. Quick acUon of citizen of the
Mr. and Mrs. Ray' Miles and community prevented serious dam
little Shirley Ann spent Sunday age. However the loss was estl
wlth Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith. , mated at nearly,, $10,000,; accord
: Mr. and Mrs. J. R, Miller and iner to reports. ;
Ubby, Matue Feari , smith ... ana
Doris Thomas .were Kinston shop-
..I . 1 OmU. Ua
, , juabb . juidjru miiiui ww uiv
guest of her grandmother, Mrs.
Virginia Smith, Sunday.
Miss Doris Thoroas was the
weeK ena gi:est or jaiss - iaooj
Miller. - - , - .
Mr. apd Mrs. Ray Smith
little Ray Franklin were the week'
ena guesw m axn oiiuiu par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Smith.
Irvin Cobb, Famous ;
Humorist, Writing-' .
for This' Newspaper
'; Irvin S. Cobbt How thoroughly
you have enjoyed the inimitable
humor of his books, his magazine
articles and bis radio broadcasts!
Some of you, recently, have seen
, IRVIN S. COBB
Whose Column of Humorous Com
ment Is Now Feature of.
!SV;-:' This Paper.;
and heard him in- his first appear
ance as an actor in his friend Will
Rogers' last picture,' "Steamboat
'Round the Bond."; f ' 7
And now you will have Irvin
p-Cobb ri; ' t in your, own home news-
"?er, i.,r me t - a u-nnil to be
Kenansvllle Association . Hostess
To Alumnar; Meet In Wallace
In 19S6 '
Former students of the Women's
College of the University of North
Carolina, now residing in Duplin
met last Saturday afternoon In the
home of Mrs. N JB. Boney in Ken-,1
.nairiii. and hnid their annual a-1
lumnae meeting.. This annual v re
union of Woman's College alum
nae is regularly held In conjunc
tion with the Founders Day exer
cises at the college- In Greensboro.
The Kenansvllle alumnae.,
Mesdames Boney, Wells, Wil
liams and Gooding, were hostesses
to other alumnaa in Duplin Coun
ty. A total of 20 women were pre
sent together with several high
school'seniors. : - ,
Festivities began with the sing
ing of the college song, following
which messages from various tea
chers, :: long-connected with - the
Woman's College, were read and
discussed. These messages; ac-
the general alumnae association
of the college. The County group
wrote and forwarded a response to
these messages. ': . ' '
During the business session, pre-
wea over ny jars, wiwop x-oweu,
I Wallace, President of the County
I ASsociUHoa, uie nnwwiug wmwco
Were elected: Prestdeht. MwAl-
bert WeUs, Rose Hill; Vlce-Presl-
dent, Mr Paisley Boney. Jr.. Wal,
"I10: Bec.-Treas., Mrs. Elwyn
' "'' vm " fTn in
hW next faU ta
This Afternoon ;
i Falson, Oct ,17-One of ; the
biggest fires in Falson history
was experienced this afternoon at
2:30 when one of the big- gins
belonging to L. Taylor and Bon
Vas nearly destroyed.
1 The blaze started In the. press
and: quickly spread all - ever- the
Water from the newly installed
waterworks; was a big factor in
narhiHii1 uvhir turn Uoki! and a
garage nearby. X ' .''
1 , xhe other' gm ibeionging to this
I firm will be running the last of;
the week.- U; . J .
A good grade of cotton Is ex
pected to be produced in Warren
adjolnuig counUes. because of
ideaI weather in recent Weeks,
. v , . . ,
able to announce that the famous
humorist will write a column each
week for the. . ; .'. . . . . . . . (Name
of your paper.) ;.; ; . '-r,-; .
In this column Cobb will be at
his best because, he will be doing
wl.it ha likosJbest to do. It will be
a column of comment on those pass
ing ovsnts that appeal to him as
beir. interctinj or amusing. You
will do ure always of getting his
latest and most original flashes of
thought,; shot through , with hard
common sense- and with the good-,
natured humor that is characteris
tic of (everything that he writes,'
- Irvin Cobb needs no introduction
to any of the readers of this paper,.
Ho won a national following within
a very short tiro after hp entered
newspaper work as a youngster in
his native state of Kentucky. He
was a newspaper editor .before he
was 20 years old and since that
time his experience has covered a
wide field of journalistic and liter
ary endeavor. Hp has been a dram
atis V a novelist, a war correspond
ent, a magazine writer, a -radio
favorite and now he seems to have
embarked upon a new career as a
raovio -actor, for, following his cp
pearanca in the last of Will Rogers'
films, ho has bem' placed under con
tract to appear in other pictures.
Ton have laughed "with Cobb
through his magazine articles and
through his books "Old - Judge
Priest" "Speaking of Operations,"
"Red Llkker" and others. Now en
joy his weekly column in this paper.'
Cobb will write upon whatever
subjuct commands his Interest and
whatever his subject jmay be you
will find his comments'- interesting.
His shrewd' inaitrht into- current
ovonts will plvo you many a worth
while tnv :,t iid his flashing wit
wiil ds:.j i y u i .v : .. t ,
s -Mineral Springs To
,"' . V . Warsaw ;
, The Mineral -Spring Home Dem
onstration Club near Warsaw, . is
sponsoring' '"The Craiy Mountain
eers," at the Warsaw High school
Monda night, October 21 at 8:00
p iff. ' !
Th proceeds will be used r
are planning to start building.
To Meet Oct. 24th.
The foBwlng letter of invitation
waa received by Mrs. Harvey Bo-
Dear Couaty Superlntendenta
Ah Public Welf are :
, InyvieW ior. we iaci inai no aa-
ditlonal. programs of the Public
Welfare Institute, October 21-25,
are to be issued, we are entrust
ing you with the responsibility of
notifying the various social groups
and interested citizens in your
county. Who usually attend, that
they are most cordially invited to
meet with us;
We are happy to announce that
Director Frank Bane of tne Amer
lean Publlo Welfare Association,
Chicago, WU1 aaaress tne insuiuie
Son the evening of the 24th. Dr-
Frank Graham, 'President of the
University, Dr. H. W. Odum, Dean
Of the School of Public Adminis
tration .and Dr. E. R. Groves,
other evening speakers for the
week. .For (Our discussion of Juvenile-
Court problems on Wednes
day morning we are . to have the
privilege of having as leader a re
presentative f the Children's Bu-
reau Miss Alice Scott Nutt, waan
"Arrangements should be made.
for the clerical assistants m your
oince 4.enu uw iKiuica u"
Office Procedure and Records by (
Dr. Kather)ne Jocher, scheduled
for Monday and Tuesday morn-
lugs. Juvenjle Court judges, relief.
official case -workers, probation
day.' ')f . .
..There are number or new
County , Superintendents of Public clatl0M and Legislation A,
Welfare with whom we will fallow-, A j m(mers
,WP,'?P e.,in,tm! ln0U!i"l County d City Councils -nual
InsUtute gathering and the Room B.Mrs j w Burke
establishment of friendly and mu-j Recreatlon Room c. Mrs,
tuaJlrelationBhips among the coun-; Juatln M-N.,
uty worKers is jusvas aenmie a
part, of the program as the lec -
The program will follow very
closely the, outline as originally
planned for the Institute to have
been hel din July. Although Caro
lina Inn will be headquarters,
special rates being offered by the
management, registration of those
attending the Institute will be in
the Alumni Building.. The morning
and afternoon sessions will-be held
on' the third floor of that -building,
but all evening meetings will be
held in Bingham Hall.
( Again may I remind you to per
sonally see that all Social work
Mrs .county officials, board mem
bers ,and socially minded citizens
generally are. contacted. Have an
nouncements put in your local pa
pers giving the names of speakers,
- Looking forward- to seeing you
iir a very short time, I am
MRS. W. T. BOST,
-i 'J. O.. Bowman, ; former; County
Supt waa named field :. represen
tative of the National Youth Ad
ministration In North Carolina, by
State Director C. E. Mcintosh,
FISH DRAW RATS,
David Ressie Smith went fish
ing one day recently and while
In the boat had occasion to sit
on a board on which flah had
been placed. After finishing his
fishing, David Ressie returned
to his home and hong his trou
sers ' lit their usual place.' A
fews days later he went to get
the . pants to use .; again ' and
found that the rats had been
attracted by the smell , of ; fish
and had eaten great holes-In
the trousers, making them .use
less. He advises that one-wash
all fish "odor out W panto be
fore, storing where they are ac
cftssable to rats. 1
Dedicate Warsaw Methodist'
GHurch Sunday; Bishop Kerns
Will Deliver Morning Sermon
eastern Dist. P-T-A
Southeastern District of the
North Carolina Congress of Pa
rents and Teachers, New Hanover
High School, Wilmington, N. C,
Saturday, October 19th., 1935. Mrs.
J. S. Blair, President, Presiding.
Theme: The Parent's Part in Edu
9:30 Open with Parent Teacher
Annual Report of District Presi
dents. Guilding Principals and Policies.
Field Worker Mrs. A. J. Flo
Modern Parents Know the School
Clyde A. Erwln, State Supt. of
Panel Conference on Member
ship Hemenway P. T .A., Wilm
ington. Panel Conference on Congress
Publications New Hanover Coun
cil. The Parent's part in Education
Mrs. W .B. Aycock, State Pres.
11:15-11:55 President Room
A. Mrs. W. B. Aycock.
Membership Room B. Mrs. W.
' Program Room C. Mrs. A. J.
Publicity Room D. Mrs. W. J,
Publications Room E. Mrs.
a. B. Holmes.
11:55-12:30 Budget Room A.
mrs. j. w. nunce.
parent Education Room B.
Mrs. H. Bluethenthal and Mrs.
Room Representatives Room
c. Mrs .W. B. Aycock.
' garet Gilbert.
12.So.i:oo -High School Asso-
Principals Mrs. W. B. Aycock
1:00 Luncheon with the Na
tional parent Teacher Magazine
Presented Mrs. A .B. Holmes and
Mrs. B. W, Dunham.
1:45-2:00 Mother singers
Mrs. J. Martin and Mrs. Justin
The Modern Parent Konws the
Child Mrs. Bess Rosa, Parent
Education Specialist, Woman's
Reports and Questions.
2:45-3:00 Election of Officers.
Hostesses New Hanover Coun
t yCouncil Mrs. A. M. Alderman,
Sunday Will Be Homecoming
- Sunday will be Home Coming
Day ; at ' Halls ville Presbyterian
Church with all of the former
members returning for the day to
join in the series in the church
and the fellowship on the lawn.
Dinner will be spread on the large
table on the lawn and the friends
are all Invited to attend and bring
their lunch baskets and be with
Sunday school will begin at
10:00. Dinner On the lawn at 12.30
and an hour of fellowship. Short
service will be held-In the after
noon and messages from old mem
bers will be In order. A short in
spirational service will be held at
the afternoon session and singing
will be emphasised.
- Mondays night will be the first
night of the meeting in which Rev.
H. R. Poole of 'Rocky Point will
do the preaching. You will want to
hear Mr. Poole, the first night and
if you do. then you will want to
keep on hearing him. Each evening
at 7:00 and each morning at 11:00.
Mr. Poole wll) preach. Special in
vitations are being sent to differ
ent organizations to be there in' a
body, on different nights during
the week. Special musical num
bers .every night 1 r '
TO BE AT WARSAW
BISHOP PAUL B. KERN
Writes Of Reports
With great Interest the Outlaw's
Bridge congregation heard the de
legates make a report of the Kins
ton Convention Sunday morning.
The president of the Mission
Circle, Miss Blancha Sutton, spoke
on "Our Report to the Associa
tion." The Women's Association
meets" along with the Convention.
No better report was heard at
Kinston than the one from Out
Miss Elithe Outlaw told about
the plans of the Association for
the coming year.
Mrs. Eliza Outlaw discussed
"OUr Report to the Convention".
It was among the best that the
Mrs. M. L. Outlaw, Jr., gave her
impressions of both the Conven
tion and the Association." She
praised highly the play "Old Pea
Amos J. Outlaw, commended
highly the resolutions adopted by
the Convention, especially the re
solution against war, and the one
favoring the separation of church
Mrs. M .W. Suttnn nraiserl the
hospitality of the kinston people.
Mr. M. W. Sutton told about
the business plans of the Conven
tion, and made a s :-ong appeal for
the Tar Heel Universalist, the
denominational pfr jr published at
A considerable 1. umber of the
Outlaw's Bridge people plan to at-
tcm me uiuvcioaiiai. wjneiiii UI)
There are 600 aces of the Cro
talaria legume growing on the
sandy soils of Richmond County
at present. In 1932, there were
only two acres in the county.
, i- . 1 -.t
Outlaw's Bridge NeWS
The Community Club will meet
in the School Auditorium Saturday
night for the regular monthly
meeting. Mr. O. P. Johnson, Supt.
of County Schools will make the
principal address. The public is
invited to hear Mr. Johnson.
Mr .and Mis. J. H. Parker and
children visited in the Smith Cha
pel Community Sunday.
Mr. B .F. Outlaw spent Sunday
with Mr. George Rouse near Lld
dell. Mr. Grover Jones of Garris Cha
pel was among visitors at church
Miss Ruth Hlnson of the School
faculty spent the week end at her
home in .Monroe. Miss Annie Max
well accompanied her for a visit.
1 ... o
Dr. Johnnie Robinson of Wallaco
chairman of the County Board of
Commissioners and Auditor Falson
McGowan left Monday; for Chica
go'' where1 they will attend a na
tional meeting of Commissioners.
They are expected to return via
New Tor City.
Hosts of Methodists and their
friends are expected to gather In
Warsaw with the local congrega
tion for the dedication of the War
saw Methodist Church Sunday,
October 20, at 11 A. M. Bishop
Paul B. Kern, Bishop of the two
Carolinas, will preach and will
dedicate the Church. At the even
ing service Rev. Frank Culbreth,
a former pastor, will preach.
The Church building is one of
the most lovely and most wor
shipful small churches to be found
anywhere. Its dedication will be a
nigh spot of rejoicing and of
thanksgiving for the local congre
gation, and it will be the climax
of a long process of labor and
prayer on the part of many faith
ful men and women. The day will
be made one of historic signifi
cance in the life of the Church by
the presence of Bishop Kern and
of former pastors, and members.
The charter members of the
Church only five in number were
Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Lambeth, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Moore, and Mrs.
Sallie E. Johnstone. The corner-
I stone of the Church was laid. Nov.
8, 1889, and years later, when dirt
was broken for the remodeling and
building of the present structure
the first shovel of earth was turn
ed by Mrs. Johnstone. She is still
a faithful member, greatly beloved
by the entire church.
For the building of the Church
School rooms and renovation of
the Church, Mr. J. S. Fleming, Mr.
J. C. Russ and Mr. Howard Black
more served faithfully and well.
Much credit is due to the faithful
women of the Church who under
the leadership of the Woman's
Missionary Society constantly con
tributed to meei. the financial
needs. The president of the society
at present is Mrs. Wayne Jordan.
The history of this Church has
been one of conspicuous harmoni
ous cooperation on the part of all
its congregation, with a minimum
emphasis upon social prestige and
a maximum manifestation of the
sincere religious spirit always no
ticeable. The stewards of the church are:
J. C. Thompson, J. C. Russ, J. M.
West, J. N. West, W. L. Surratt,
Mrs. G. P. Pridgen, Mrs. D. J.
Middleton. The Trustees are. J .C.
Russ, J. J. West, N. W. West, H.
E. Blackmore, J. W. Davis.
The following pastors have ser
ved the Warsaw Church, in form
er years: Rev. Jno. R. Sawyer, W.
A. Forbes, A. R. Raven, H. Ken
dall, F. B. Fisher, W. E. Hocutt,
Geo. B. Webster, W .D. Sasser, W.
H. McLaurin, F. E. Dixon, J . M.
Lowder, D. C. Geddie, Thos. W.
; Lee J P Pait E C T,cn O P
Merritt, E. L. Stack, J. C. Whed
bee, Frank Culbreth, Earl Cun
ningham. The present pastor is
Rev. Geo. W. Blount.
The Death Of
E. F. Wiggins
Mr. E. F. Wiggins of Warsaw
died at his home on September 30
at ii:d f. m.., naving neen sick
of pneumonia for one week. Fune
ral services were conducted by
Rev. R .C. Foster of Warsaw and
interment was made in Calypso
; cemetery, Tuesday afternoon
! October 1st at 4:00 P. M.
The deceased is survived by his
wife and three children. His moth
er Mrs. Florence Wiggins of Clin
ton. Three sisters and two broth
ers, Mesdames Lillian Herring of
Goldsboro, Mattie Brogden of Mt.
Olive, Messers Bill and Norman
Wiggins of Clinton, and Joe Wig
gins of Warsaw.
Mount Olive Youth
Wins Eagle Badge
Mount Olive, Oct. 11 At the
chapel period of the Mount Olive
High School session Thursday
morning, Wilson Edgar Lewis, Jr.,
received the insignia which desig
nates him as an Eagle Scout. The
presentation was the climax of an
Impressive program on which
Scout Executive George Hamer of
Tuscarora County, appeared for
the main address. Presentation of
the badge was by Rev. J. I. Knight
Presbyterian minister of : Mount
Olive, who delivered the; award ta
Mrs. Lewis. Wilson's mother, Mrs
Wilson in turn pinning It in place. ,
Patriotic school sown and a f w
i remarks by School Supermtendeat ,