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AUcmsy - iicd7' POTATO GROWERS TO HOLD I
SERIES MEETINGS IN COUNTY ITo BE-LIEVE or
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TiTLE C'VILLE '
j is Lorn one of The
A tj impress on
i 's t"re evils
t' i to give
Hiss Juila Deaue Sandlin was
selected from among a bevy of
f retty contestants, as "Ills Teu
.lavilie," in a fcrauty contest held
at Toulaville Friday nr;ht. Kss
Sandlin will represent Iseulaville
at the Etate Contest to be held
dnn-j tie winter in" Raleigh or
IUiLil.il. ' ' ' .
Ia Vie amateur contest Hersch
ell and Huston Pierce eleven-year
ci tA iii boys were the winners,
iSOTStration or u iwia uuys were, vne winners.., , . V V
on the tjy; They will abo represent Benlaville J" mi of W fine
cf .water and at the State Contest, little Miss - .
nfW4 AVnGUf UAlUnfi MVbAVU VI
I v'. 1 iv
1 01 1
, 1 a' f uss
j tf i vn ter doik. Into Sue Griffin, 'Susie,'- won the
, t e i. J a vorm. The Ehirky Temple parade, ' and "will
i ii lle v '.it swam around ce presented with a Shirley Tern
j V 9 wcrji in tie gin shriv- pie dress. . . - .
',!H i died. . Jimmy Jerritt, of Kenansville,
' , v.Lat doe that- teach, ted as Master of Ceremonies,
S" tie aei the class. ' i while Mrs. Norwood Boney, and
' .J tva,.'-es me that if I drink l?ul Maxwell, of Kenansville,
-i, I wci't have worms," a smart rved as the capable judges.
r replied. among wose competing were:
The first tSrce days of County
Court, un-.Lr JaJje Llanton, this
week, were busy ones. Cases dis
posed cf were:
Ea!;h Kerritt and Preston
Eon n, cLr.- cd with breaking and
entenrg. 2 years on roads. Ap
pealed to Ei'senor court.
!y Taison and Roosevelt
Hurst, negroes, cLarged with as
sault, drunk and disorderly, forni'
cation and adultery. Hurst sen
fenced to 8 months on the roads.
Ealiie Faison . sentenced to
months in jail. , . '.
Ronald Daughtry, operating an
auto without driver (' license.
Plead guilty. 4 months oil roads,
sentence suspended 2 years on good
:3 any good short, shorts,
i da send them in to County
care of The Dublin Times,
we'll print them, - .' '
Beauty Contest Julia Deane
Sandlin, Soma DareJn',j!8, Peggy
Thomas, Joyce Eollingsworth,
Evangeline Brinson and Quinnie
f -' Amateur ; contest Batts . Bro-
then, 'The . Country Boys, Leo
.Mobley, Pierce Twins, The Dixie
mthe etate Department t Modeler, Thigpen Band, and Pat-
iTCjion and Development -enneay ana macy urason,
ILLS MAKES ' ' "
.2 T1.ZZ in cmo
with its advertising pro-
i.r Lorta Uarouna, Kenans-
.1 inciJantiJly the State
? ' e fullity last week
1 J!e Eiade the front
! ; i !" newrsper, when
is mal, at Strnth-
, r..aae note of Young El
Shirley Temple ; Parade Hilda
Brinson, Polly Brown, Macy Brin
son, Joyce Jackson, Eebecca Thorn'
as, Calesta Thigpen, Martha Lan
ier, Jane Boetk, Carolyn Quinn,
Janice Bostic, Wilma ; Brinson,
Dorothy Hood, Glenda Mae Lan-
cr's taiing first place iniier Kate Kurrill Boggs, Sue Lan-
J'V,le Hiss Kenansville Pa
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Z Journal was formerly edit
i manned by Elwina's mo
iliS. L'e Tyatt Miller,
i ft County product
ier, Eamont Batchelor, Susie Grif-
fin, Theo Hollingswoith, . Bachel
TD ratting back to Scup
7 r;"'T?- Delicious jelly
i'i !e from them. Mash the
i r.l cook pulp and all un
3 ft's are tender, vstrain,
ire juice and add sugar,
. 1 for cup full, . and boil.
1 it s&fficietnly long the
I come - out a - beautiful
-r, as bright and clear as
; llj, with ' the distinctive
.serf flavor.' And that re"
i n, Uere is an article from
; " :;e in this -issue of The
Hut tells how to make
i ii and inexpensive grape
i at home. , ; -
Into Fran!: Lie-
Frank McGowen's" house was
broken into and robbed last Mon
day morning before day. Some mo
ney, a shotgun, pistol, rifle, and
some wearing apparel were taken.
Several suspects, all negroes, are
being held in the county jail, by
siientf D. S. Williamson, lor ques
tioning: Eommie Cooper,: Daniel
James Smith, Jack Johnston, Gur-
nie Smith, Ada Brinson, ' Daisy
PearsalV and Katie Outlaw, wife
of Apsom Outlaw, who; ia being
held in Kaleigh on charges of rap
ing Clara Stanly Coe, white wom
an near Pink Hill, recently.- -
Sheriff - Williamson states that
Ir?iie Died in Wr BaOooii
P: Ssmond belle sacrificed , their
dresses vainly - to the Confed-
'a cause, when an attempt to
lan observation balloon was
:; A "i,g the siege of the South
sc. uL ; Too poo; to buy a bal
, a rat' hwork affair was creaV
i ot tiie varnished silk'gar
s 1 1 Virginia women. The Fed
1 f my captured it after Its first
':. A fragment of the balloon
ved in the Smithsonian In
.i tit Wasliingfn. -
fingerprints have been made ftwajJiSirf US'
the riisacked house -but that a g""
. a. .. oi good- behavior. .Estelle Si
non-tax-paid liquor ; and 'driving
while intoxicated. Plead guilty. 6
months on roads and not drive for
1 1 year road sentence suspended
i on good behavior and payment' of
?ol) fine and costs. ;
- Buddie - Herring, disorderly
conduct and driving while intox
icated. 2 years on roads. Appealed
to superior Court
Eoy Dail, reckless driving and
public nuisance. Guilty, . prayer
for judgment, continued on pay
ment of costs and condition that
he be of good behavior..'
, Unton Copeland, negro, assault
with a deadly weapon, reckless
driving, and damage to personal
property. Prayer for judgment
L. E. Pope, speeding. Prayer for
judgment, continued 2 years on
good behavior and . payment of
... Walter JerreQ,' negro, '"assault
with deadly weapon, 4 months oa
Clyde . Brown, negro, assault
with a deadly weapon, $ months
on the roads., - , , . ,
Luther Wells, -: negro, assault
with a deadly weapon, 4 months
on the roaids. 'Appealed -to Snperr
or court, ..
Ben Vernon,, assault with a
deadly weapon.' Prayer for Judg
ment continued to November term.
Foster Boykins, negro, driving
while intoxicated. Case dismissed.
Columbus .Peterson,-.v negro.
reckless driving. Prayer for judg
ment on payment of costs before'
' Willie Sloan, negro, larceny and
receiving. Prayer for, judgment
continued 9 years on good behav
ior, payment of costs, and not be
found in Warsaw during time.
V M . ,
. tu waters, assaun with a
deadly weapon on a female. Pray
er for judgment continued 2 years
on food behavior and payment of
costs . - ' . , : '
Glenn Sills and Estelle . Sills,
violating fishing law. Glenn Sills,
Not To BE LIE VE
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Friends of Grady "Bed" Mercer
in Duplin County will be interest
ed to know of his plans to locate
in the town of Benlaville as an
attorney. ' - - .
Mr. Mercer is the son of L. A.
Mercer and the late Mrs. Frances
Mercer. He graduated at the Ben
laville High School, class of 1927,
and attended the ' University of
North Carolina, receiving his A.
B. degree from that institution in
During 1933 he worked with
tht Building Depadtment,' divisi
on of the University of Horth Car
olina. In 1934-35 he attended the
law school at Chapel Hill, and in
1936, ' again worked with the
Building Department. The fall of
1938 he entered - the University
law school, graduating in . June
1937, with the L. L. B. degree,
He passed the state hair examina-
Of ficials Invited
To Institute in
Representative . E. Quinn is in
receipt of a letter from -X. Gregg
Cherry, Speaker of the 1937 House
of Representatives, extending an
invitation to all officials of Duplin
County and all officials of each
town in the county, to attend the
institute of Government, South
eastern District Meeting, to be
held in Clinton, 'Wednesday. Sep
tember 22, at 2 o'clock under the
auspices of the Legislator's divi
sion. .. .
' Mr. Quinn asked that THE TIM
ES express to all officials that this
announcement be considered by
them as a personal invitation, and
they are urged to attend..
There will be a very important
meeting of all commercial potato
producers held at the : following
places and dates, according to an
announcement, made this week by
county agent, W, D. Reynolds:
j FOLKS, your correspondent has,
FalM Teeth Patented in 18W
Dental plates were first patented
in th Vntt) States la 840.
Wall 9 p ir Ti, a -tart Last vek he worked
,JLfc2Wi-taf to P"Pe this column
21 ; Agncul Budding, , Ken- plea8W7he hopeS) and
ld 9 ' fiIght' look what happened. After, the
, , .. 'week's, work had been Mone and
'tnii TbDS h Pape' was put to bed, he re.
! irC Z JZa Vu, Z"1'- look at his handiwork. The first
LJ&fcftS! dbooi was thatjust
iZZZ.FT, , "IE the office (force had neg-
AgncuMJ LConservation Pro- reading proof on his colunln
grain. We shall- appreciate . very l M allgraphical errors go "
muchecwperationof thepo-.throngh (ThToffioe : force sa's :
teT, i "your oorrespondent may read
2Sf fdJ?elP to.mform lii" wn proof hereafter). In addi-
mTh-1 the.tion to ttat "County Talk" had
information otherwise. The nro- -v.- s-t
ducers may attend-either one of and sneaked np in the-
tte meefangs tt is most conven- dead ot u add obnoxi
lent for them. This is a very urg- ou. VfafUmvh, with sad allusions
ent problem and every potato far
mer is particularly urged to at
tend one of these meetings.
Seeks Bride on 121st Birthday
" 1 by Congress
. nsvul ofilcer to recelvt
i of congress , was John
comparison with those of the sus
pects has not yet been completed.
' UlSTvXR3ALIST CHURCH '
won an August una year. :; c;m
September 1, 1934. he married
Miss Mary Harriett Scarborough,
of Lancaster, S. C. Mrs. Mercer is
a graduate of Winthrop College,
Rock Hill, 8. C, from which in
stitution she has an A, B. degree.
From the ': University f of Borth
Carolina, she has an M. A. degree.
ux. mercer met her at the Univer
sity. Last year she taught at Cres-
well, previous to that time; she
taught at her home in South Car
olina, t '
ax. mercer plans to build an
office in Benlaville, work to begin
at once. He will be located at Ben
laville for the practice of law.
He will be sworn in to practice
Jaw becore the Duplin County bar,
at the next term of criminal court
on October 6. -. '
(t. H. Ulrich, Pastor ' -
Outlaw's Bridge, 2nd and 4th
: Christian Hill 3rd Sunday even-
Work or K Work , - '
. "Two things I , gits found . fault
with, " said Uncle Eben, "one Is
workln' too much an' de other Is not
workin at all."
i- o:x ccurrrv totals $ii6,cco
'-nt of Ccvr'j
, Lnson has an;t -s
f Tires of the 1 .."A
3 !s county will Le:
lirj cah on 1" r 1
! C3 icr cent to t '.3
f r.'y's part a: 1 a
r cct.t, totullr-j 1 1
', to be, used f..r
Ii"S to Cu. ;
Is will be I
bu!-d new auditorium. Chinqua-
fx Wl four new : classrooms
. " e anl Losehill, build new
e shop at each place,
$ if 1 1 . ; pnsville, build a garage
I ? tf buses during, the
- i i f at work would proh
f' ! i ca these projects with-
iv.ii t f
I" 3 I t
3 t s
t t 11-3
' 'y te ty.i ectrd
r f r i
also stated ' that
Lnent of Educa-
rove the builJIiig
1 ia V.V.irr";-E
s ii (",' -3 1 .' ve
y is to v ' " e
' oils. l"r,
t' "re is a
r - -y
An all-day pienci will be held at
Old Man River , Service Station
and , picnio grounds, Saturday,
September 18th. The grounds are
located just off, N. C. State' High
way 24,. at Weaver's bridge,; -
.There will be dancing in' the
afternoon,i with music by Charlie
Thigpen's string : band. At : night
uiusio wiu oe lunusnea '. oy.i JLee
good- behavior. . Estelle Sills.
2 years on condition that she vio-' Old Man RlVeT
mis no staxe laws and oe or good
r: nelson , - Davis, negro, assault
with a deadly weapon and public
nuisance. 30 days on' the roads,
sentnee suspended for 2 years on
good behavior and payment of
I costs. -
Jasper Malpass, driving while
i intoxicated, assault with -a dead
ly weapon, reckless driving, and
' driving without a driver's license'.
Prayer for judgment continued on
payment of costs and a repair bill
with J., R. Banes before the Octo
ber term of court ' '
I Edward James Williams, negro,
assault with a deadly weapon Not
guilty. , - j -
John Robert Mathews, ' negro.
possession and transportation of
non-tax-paid hquor. 6 months on
roads, suspended 2 years on condi
tion or good behavior and pay
ment of costs. -
Tom Stokes, negro, failure to
return a borrowed battery. Found
guilty, sentence not yet passed. -
Clyde Rouse, assault with a
deadly weapon, injury, to person
al property, public nuisance, tres-;
pass. Found guilty of assault and
injury to personal property. Pray
er for judgment continued : for
2. years on payment of costs and
1 CutOng a birthday oekw decorated with 121 candles, Abraham Wish
f Pictured, as he began his one hundred twenty-second year ot
life, at the home of the Daughters of Jacob In the Bronx, New York:
In a birthday Interview. Patriarch Wishjtovsky, who is Polish by birth,
announced that he la ready to marry agaln-for the sixth time
stipulating, however, that his bride must be "young and pretty "
With the Sick
in D. Dail, of Magnolia, popular
oanker of Duplin County is. con
fined to hospital at Wilmington,
where he recently underwent a
minor operation; Mr. Dail is get
ting along splendidly, and ex
pects to return home : in a few
Mrs. . Alton Newton, of Kenans
ville, is reported to be getting a-
long nicely in a Wilmington hos-
eration early this week. -
Mrs. G. V. Gooding, of Kenans
ville, has returned from1 Kinston.
where she recently underwent an'
operation, sue is reported to be
convalescing nicely at her home.
pitaV where she underwent an op--home.
R. G. Maxwell, Albertson Town
ship, is reported to be improving
in his fight to regain the use of
his leg broken about a month ago.
Mrs. J. Oliver Stokes is reported
to be slowly .improving at her
to your columnist's taste. And
horror of horrors! The most im
portant part of the column, that
in which he told you about his
attempts to announce radio pro
grams ,had been misplaced and
was peacefully resting under the
heading ".Bear Marsh news'; on
an inside page. All he has to say
is that there's a - nigger in the
; woodpile somewhere, and he's go
' ing to watch operations this week.
ANYHOW, he isn't shooting rats
' anymore. Ba ia nhnntfnv Mia mnVi
lover Kinston's radio station every
Sunday afternoon at 1:30, and
wondering how much it would
wi to sei up a suraon in kenans
ville. SAW a madhttfe.boy the other
day and an exasperated warehouse
Dooxkeeper. The little boy cane
up to the window after getting his
check for the tobacco he sold and
said that he didn't see into it.
f'Don't gee into what?" asked
i "Don't see into this check," re- '
plied the boy. ;
I 'What is wrong with it?" ask
ed the bookkeeper.
"Don't know," said the boy.
"Let's see. Here you are: 200
lbs, of tobacco at $20 per hun
dred is $40. We advanced yon $4
and that makes it $36. What is
wrong with that?"
"Well, if you want to ad-vance
it $4, why dont you do it and
quit subtracting it from my $40,"
said the youngster.
"Do you remember the $4 yon
got from the . warehouse before
you sold your tobacco! That was
"Yes, I remember. I see into it
now." And he left merrily, while
the . bookkeeper growled and
grumbled in his cage.
BIULAVIIXE HIGH SCHOOL
HAS A RECORD ENROLLMENT
On Thursday morning, August. Charlotte Lee, Dunn. Second grade
20, Benlaville High School had its Miss Hattie Hillburn, Bladenboro;
opening exercises. Miss Margaret Hillburn, Bladen-
Thus far, the total. enrollment boro; Miss Ruby Lucas, Speed.
lor the term 1837; 38 has exceed- Third grade: Miss Maude Edwin,
Darken.: Atcn dollar, prise k W-WJ
presented, to the best round dano
ing couple. , j '
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Wells Moves M
West Grocery , .
Robert C. Wells, Kenansville at
torney, will move his office to the
second floor of the H. M. ' West
grocery store, next week.
The second floor of this build
ing has been completely remodeled
and a modern, and attractive suite
of professional offices arranged
for the use of Mr. Wells.
Mr. Wells is a popular young
attorney of Kenansville, and his
many friends will be happy to vis-
John J. Howard;' assault, inflict-! tt new :
serious injury. Prayer for' t .
ment, continued 2 years on . rh..tiinu.. av..l '.
hfl.avior, f-yment of costs, ) Ot the men who framed the Con
.3, f"T the bepc'It of .Clyde stltution fourteen were my or over.
. ' . .. .r H ' t""'- -ry. FranMlOi 4b.
Following, : are;: statistics which
show this increase. Last year one
hundred and forty-six students
were enrolled in high school - and
seven hundred and eigh-six in
the elementary grades, making a
total of nine hundred and thirty
two. At the. beginning of the third
week this year, there are one
hundred and seventy-five students
enrolled in high school, 29 more
than the preceding year, and six
hundred, ninety-three in the ele
mentary grades. The total, thus far
is eight hundred ' and sixty-eight
for the year 1937-1838. In the
Potter's Hill school there is a to
tal of 160 students, as compared
with 187 for the term 1936-1937.
Due to the large attendance
thus far, and the expectations of
Richlands; Nannie Wood, Wallace
and Nannie Rowlett, Greenville.
Fourth grade: Miss Elsie McGow
en, Wilson, and Aileen Bumgarn
er, Granite Falls. Fifth grade : Miss
Pauline Dail, Mount Olive ; Miss
Thelma Dawson, Clinton. Sixth
grade: Miss Mildred Pearson, In
gold ; Edna Regan, Elizabethtown;
and Ruth Shaw, Richlands. Sev
enth grade: Mrs. John Littleton,
Jacksonville, and Rosntnie Malli-
son, Oriental. - . ,
? Home Economics was added to
the high school curriculum this
year. Miss Elisabeth Sneeden is at
the head of this department, and
sne nas developed a great interest
in this work among the girls. Miss
Sneeden teaches. English also.
The other members of the high
DO yon remember: When people
! gave babies "sugar rags" instead
oi pawners t
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SEE you next week unless this '
cold develops into pneumonia.
Jurors For Duplin 3
Criminal Court !
Jurors for Duplin Criminal court ' -
October term, 1937 are: . .
nTAJ.. mi. o ; At. an. . .
Si1it i Pnn. A T rr 1 li'ni- i !1'
xuuuuhju, augntm B. 1MV1S, H. ;
jsoone, Herman Taylor, J. . Lan-. '
ier, G. B. Kennedy, Lon J. Whit-
field Halsio.1, W T.n.i.:. : v n '
o-vraegay, du x. norne, j. w. JKv-
iate oarreii, .. a.- v.' v
Fountain, W. F. Brice, X L. Car-: 4
ter, K. B. Jones, J. B. Southerland, .' '
' a t .-i i v i ' i
a. st, ijuuuicuiuiu, iw o, reason, y.i
James R. Thomas. Theodore Taft r
aernng, a. . tarr, WI J, Pick
et G, G. Harwood, C, D. Lee, ' .
Veston Basden, Ellis Davis Hall,.
juuiitx Divan, it. jr. warn, t, u. -
Rich, C. T. Sutton. James Wells. ,
G.-A. Pope. Rov Southerland. J.
G. Langston, Sam Blaylock, I V. -.
Outlaw, R. A. Bland. J. B. Ken- -
nedy, Eddie Brown, Johnnie Dick
son, W. N, Bostic, W. B- Brown,
lawton Baker, L. J. Hunter, I. L. -
an increase, there is a possibility , school faculty' are: Miss Anna Lanier, M. V, Wells, Walter Rhod-
of a new memebr in our , high
school facility next year.
Several new members have been
added to our faculty. Following is
a list of the grammar teachers:
First grade! Miss Helen Cunning
ham, Tine Level IT s 1'ary C'a
teth Elr-'ct:rry, Chilton; IZst
Bender, Norlina, History and
Math; Miss Willie Grey Cox. Win
terville, English and French; Mrs.
W. jb Teaohey, Uosehill, Science
and History j John M. Jtargett,
principal English and Math; and
Colon' Shaw, . Richlands, r agricul-
tare, v , . . f . I
es, Jesse Brock, L. B, James, El
sie Quinn, R. M. Winders, L. H.
Brinson, E. H. Suggs, Eugene P.
Best, A. P. Williams, H. C. Jours,
A,: W, Stallings, Cicero .-: mr 3 r
Amos Jones, Jack Laaier, Jr., J.
A. Grady, Preoton Rorlster. J. .