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cJ Charles Uavsn,
Bullets were flying find sheila
" screeching in the Mense-Argonne'
sector on November 10, 1918. and
somewnere in tn nsro nu n
22 year old lad was fighting brav- f
ely for his country, a 22 year old
lad by the name " of Charles E'
Gavin, vho had left his home near
Warsiaw to do his part'in a noble -
cause. ' " w ; s-.
Peace was. not far off m that,
- - da, but there wa still a war, and
"V Gavin didn't hesitate. 'When the
- sound of guns died down and mud
. .stained figures sought their fri-
ends, Gavin was not among them,
ne nad aied lor a cause.
' But he was not forgotten. His
' body was brought to America, and
. now rests in the family cemetery,
near Warsaw, ' And the local post
of the American legion bean his
, name, in perpetual honor of his
: bravery and as a token of eontin
ous love and reverence to the ty
- pica! American soldier. ' - - '
Young Gavin was not the only
; soldier from this section to take
part in that memorable battle of
the Iffeuse-Argonne; ' -.
In the same section were our
own renowned Henry L. Stevens.
Prank Fonveille,sHobert Barden,
H. H. Hines, W. PrBridgers, Joe,
i Best (of Clinton), and others.
In token of our great feeling
""for men such as there, who were
willing to lay down their lives in
. defense of their families and their
: homes, and the Eovernment to
v which they declared allegiance,
vict us oare our neaas, lace the
juuit, ana renaer wanes on . ivo
A November 11, Armistice Day, the
day when the option on their lives
expired. ; v . '-.
!proxin.ately 150 people "at
d the 3rd District Young Jft-
atic Rally held in Jackson-
1 je rnday . night of last week,
e meeting, scheduled originally i
j be held in New Bern, was
transferred to Jacksonville : after
t he New Bern club turned thumbs
down on the meeting. Ironically,
leaders of the New Bern dub
stated that they would have been
lasts if they had known such a
1 -vje, crowd would have attended.
' do jjthe comment, . but we
. sorta boastful over the meet-
dace it was hastily ' arranged
tiie Duplin and Onslow groups,
. ad our own members, led by
Dob Wells were primarly respon
sible for its success.
Arch T. Allen, of JUdeigh,
president of th North . Carolina'
.Young Democratic Clubs made
the principal .speech before over a
, hundred people in the Onslow Co.
Court House. Bob Wells, of Ken
ansville, presided over the gather
ing. Allen made a brief speech
emphasizing the part Young Dem
ocrats are playing in the role, of
better government in North Caro
lina and in the nation. , .
Following the speech of Allen,
Wells recognized the following:
Gordon' Grey, of : Winston-Salem,
Coke, of Asheville, who drove 458
1-2 miles just to attend; Thad
re, Secretary of State ;v George
s Pou, State Auditor; Cong
1 man Graham Barden; ' V7m.
W.I0113, of Siniihficld; John Caf
foy, of Creensboro; Bob Thomson,
:y to uovemor lioey, Hiss
, of ITew Eern; Gnmes, of
Sn, IT. C; J. H.rr;h
" ' h; I'-s. T.-b C.-a.'7.
; J " ' y ."ari, cf
successful Affair, llly ID Present
Vcrld Var Soldier
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Rnv Srft!!t iyrW
George W. Earner, former Soout
Ejteentiv Goldsbor was given
farewell party at the Community
having for St. Petersburg, Ha.
where he is taking up new work
many friends among the scouting
world in eastern Horth Carolina
C. Harold Westin comes to
Goldshoro November 1st to take
up the work as scout ' executive
and will continue -using Mr. Ham'
er's lans. The Court of honor for
Duplin and Sampson will be held
at Clinton on November 26th.
Hbj Shipment -
County Agent BeynoMs states
that 278 hogs were shipped from
Warsaw last Friday, October 29th.
Their combined weight was 63,185
pounds, and they brought a total
oi ?i,EiZ.U3. The price paid for
hogs in the top class at that time i
was f3.40 '
According, to the furores issued
by Beynolds, , a majority' of the
hogs shipped were in the ton class,
which is from 123 to 2"D lovnSs,
. Another shipment will be made
November 12th., and farmers wish
ing to (end nogs in this shipment
are asked .to inform the county
agent in time for arrangements to
be made, , , J . '
. Beynolds stresses the fact that
greater gains will be made by sel
ling hogs only in the top class, i ,
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Every county in the district was
represented except Wayne, Carter-
et and Sampson. f.
Duplin sCounty "shone" ' big
- "that night, for as usual when
Younsr Democrast are eettinz to
gether our Duplinitesv are always
on the spot. Duplin County ac
counted for nearly 60 per cent of
the crowd.- .
CLAEXTON HAN, FATHER
- OF WARSAW WOMAN, DEES
Mr. Parson, 81 years old,
Clarkton,; father of Mrs. E. B.
xunrnan, oi Warsaw, oiea weanes
day morning at 4 o'clock. He was
buried in the Clarkton cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, two
sons and five daughters.
Several people from Warsaw at
tended Mrs. Parson's funeral - in
Religious Ed.' v
Religious Education Committee
from every presbytery in the Synod
were special guests of the Synod's
Committee at Burlington, N. C. on
Monday and Tuesday of this week.
The special session began at 3 :00
jaonoay atternoon ana coneraaea j The chairman - of the Duplin
with Lunch on Tuesday. The whole 'County Bott Call drive for the it
program of Beligious Education imerican Bed Cross appreciates the
wb uuuiuDcu uuuer ujo uucuuuu activities of the workers and con
of the members of staff in Bich- .tributors to the Bed Cross in past
mond. The finding of the int, years and asks their cooperation
sessions were . presented to theiin th ni rn '
body and adopted and" ordered pub-
lished, and wiU be sent to the var-jena
ious presDyxerys to neip promote
local woiiv The Wilmirrton Icl-1
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ACCIDENT. AT , WALLACE, N. C.
The Other Side
Spirits will run high ' during
Warsaw Armistice Week, when
the people of Duplin county frolic
and gambol in the carnival atmos
phere of a holiday celebration, but
let's not forget just what we are
celebratingthe signing of the
Armistice, the dav when hovs -and
men fronv every nation shontedJllil, 041 while
joyfully, at their release fronv po
tential death. . j , - -
Those men and boys, who had
left their homes with slim chances
of returning, unbelievingly notio-
ed the lack of danger and listened ,uu Drmj"eyi wa o senousiy m
for the ramble of guns which had, jred that she is still a total in
been hnshfid. But the huln't lunn;vaua.
hushed too soon. Many failed to
appreciate the newly found peace,
They failed to return. Many more
returned nanus limbs, eyes, or o
ther parts of their anatomy...
Therefore, let us remember
that we are not only celebrating
the day when peace reigned once
more, but we are paying a tribute
to men who died, men who . were
wounded beyondVrecoveryf. Let us
keep- in mind the black side of
war and work to prevent another
slaughter of our brave young, men.
Faculty Play at
"Xomanoe In sA Boarding
House' comedy in four acts will
be given by the school Friday
night November 12th. -'
The play was written by James
C. Parker and presented by special
arrangement with the National
Drama Co- Memphis, , Tennessee.
.imaal ta a laan.a 4Va. .
Kf. vtdnTm wi
Smiths the owner of the boarding Vight, carnal
hous? yon wfll feel Hjf' "
Smith, her "ifooil for nothing w'and tmder 16 years of age. Plead
band" you wfll hate Bill the con SffiSS
ceited smaU town Borneo. Yon wfll' .f ? "fanlt
admire Mary. Anne, the heroine dea weapon with ta
for her courage in facing a rery ?J ti2 m0J8 oads
difficult situation, and yon Ji-".-'Wl!e?r-can't
help - laugh it Mrs. Brown,)116110 fudty. 12 nwnths.on roads,
the' deaf lady; Miss McGillicnddy,
the gossip; and Hattie tHe hired
girl. f. ."
- The admission win be 15 cents
for children and 25 cents for a
Come out and enjoy two hours, wVf twlii
of fun and laughter - . Jplefd to
' - y Jsault with a deadlv weanon. li
k , .
: AU persons , carrying out late I
soil-building '; practices, ; or who)
have planted late soil' conserving
crops prior to October 81st.. have I
been requested to notify County'
ngent iteyncads before November
lZth. . 't .
which begins on November lltb,i
mfa November 28th. Each
locality wfll have one or more
worlers. The minn'! i,n to.ii.
?Of Vt. i-A f,Ca C.ll0;J toth wiite
'vs, S. Cf' - U f ""y requested to
J. I.;P ' t ii
RESULT : FATAL
Eudolph Strcikland, of Willard,
was found guilty of drunken driv
ing and sentenced to 2 1-2 years
in State Prison at the special term
of Superior Court held here, this
week under Judge Luther Hamil
ton.. , i -t
The incident resulting In Strick
land's sentence occured last March
when Strickland, admittedly aft
er having beendrinking, wrecked
his car while speeding through
the streets of Wallace after a
show. One of his companions, Miss
Letha Brinkley, of Watha, was in
stantly killed as a result of the
accident, and her sister, Miss Er
Other cases finally disposed of
in the special "f erm were : "
Harry Anderson, chareed with
larceny and reciving and driving
drunk. l-iead , guilty to forcible
trespass. Sentenced to 6 months
on roads,' sentence suspended on
payment of costs and to be of good
behavior. - .
Millard Daughtry, charged with
aiding and abetting Anderson in
larceny, plead, guilty ' to forcible
trespass and. received the same sen
tence.- ' " 1 - - : -.
RioTiarfl Tr0. iinn.i.raaVn.
MvwiaianA many T' SlSji
' Ed Allen, assault and attemn
ted burglary. . Plead guilty. 6
months on roads, " suspended on
payment of costs and to be of
good behavior: v
' Bertha McKeithan, negro, for
gery: Plead guilty. 7 months in
state prison. . :. : :.' 1
"Willie Powell, alias Awl Pow
ell, negro, assault with deadly
weapon and hit and run driving.
Plead guilty. 6 months on roads,
I UUCUUCU U pUUUCUl, VI UUSW
' ad be of good behavKn.
suspended on payment of costs
and good behavior.;
Lula Mae Proud, larceny and
receiving and caryying concealed
weapon. Nol Pros with leave.
Johnnie Mitchell, negro, assault!
'sanlt with a deadly' weapon. 12
months' on roads,
Jerry ."Son" Boney, housebreak
ing and assault with deadly
' Dorothy Wright, assault , with
deadly weapon, not with intent to
kill. 5 months in jail, , work in
courthouse as long as work prov-
Schick Test Given
425 Rosehill School
With several cases of diptheria
in the community ' and others in
the county, Mr. H. M. Wells, Prin.,
secured the cooperation of the
Countv Health Department in giv
ing the Schick Test to the school
children' free. 425 students ana
teachers have been given the test
to v determine definately whether
they are immune from this dreaded
disease. , Those -: whose tests read
positive on Friday morning should
take the toxide from their local
physicaq or if not financially able
may get this service from tne
r " I rpartment at 15 cents per
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YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB
The Young Democrats of Dup
lin vounty will hold their annual
Boosevelt Anniversary celebration
at Maxwell's Mill Tuesday after
noon, flovember utn.
The meeting will get under way 7" y n
at 5 o'clock, when Henrv Stevens.
nf Waraav will tnuV tha BlantOIL J
crowd. At 6:30 a fish stew will be'S"1 D 9ai B-
held for all those present. At 81?' Teaohey, Ben
o'clock the night festivities , wffl!!1baJk William B. Teachey,
begin. Square dancing sets will
be called and musie will be furn -
ished for round dancing,
All Young Semocrast and their
friends are invited to attend the
; Alvin Kornegay and Jerry Smih
are co-cnairmen oi tne arrange
ment committee, which planned
hbo m2L. Sr, rJS
hbors are by Warsaw mt-
Duplin county friends and neig-
'iseM. .w aucna ine annual xurm-
Plan hon haan '
what u expected to be one of the
most cuocessful celebrations held
there in years.
Kaua . Greater
nuows wiii noia a carmvai mere
for the entire week,40ffenng an
unusual variety of entertainments
ne mg uay 01 me ween wiu,
t day, November 11th, when an Ar-I
nusuce program will be earned'
out. At 10 AJL there win be a
.uarade. beinnmne at the erammei
'uens to aiiena xae, annual Ann- .-j k p.v.-i t nr.. . ,
i next week. . In.i, v..n tt
schoo.and ;. marching to the high nigg ir Richmond
school, Flag raifcttiwill begin at(ICS U1 rUCmllUIla
ltiiS, after which . the aswably Mrs. J. S. Fleming, who for
will be addressed by June H. Bose
of Greenville, N.: C.
. av a a
At . 2:30 Warsaw jugn school
football team will meet Wallace
High school. ' The day's program,
will end Thursday night with the
Annual Armistice, Dance in the
high . school gymnasium, v where
Paul Jones and his orchestra will
play. The dance will begin at 9 0'
clock and last until the wee small
Everybody is urged to attend
the celebration and have the time
of their lives. Warsaw" wiU be
wide open to its visitors, '
Corners 'Coons ;
Looks as if nothing can es
cape Deputy : Sheriff -German
Powell. He went 'coon hunting
Wednesday night, and:; before
he had hardly gotten on the the
city limits of Kenansville . ran
over a 'coon weighing 14 ; 8-4
" Not satisfied with this sudden
success, German went on and
-didn't stop until .two . more
'coon were in his possession. - ,
, - Sheriff David 8. Williamson
says that the supposes the dogs
had something to do with catch
ing he last two, but that German-'
might have ' treed them,
himself, , '
Mother of Mrs.
Harvev Ronev Dies
I'rs, Bosa little Crump, 63, of
Folkton, mother of Mrs. Harvey
) The Young Democrats' drive
in ew members, which onlmin
tlLtti in the big rally in Jackson
ville last week, proved successful
with seventy new memberships
and paid renewals swelling the
organisation in this county to
great soenguL. uraay Jiercer,
secretary of the organization, re
ports the following list' of
W. B. Gooding, Fred Outlaw, E.
J. ik Jerome, T. A. Bar
Can, A. Q. Brinspn. A.
ir - i """ jaeroer, . v.
Sandlin, J. G. Kennedy, Andrew
Brown, Bommie Mallison, Bernice
wesnam, A. W. Gresham, I, L.
Miller, Harold Kornegay, Mx. and
Mn. Bobert Wells, B. V. Wells,
in, tt., y, uooamg, JBay SmiQi, A.
K Bhodes, Fred Smith. Clayton
Smith, I W. Bakes, Johnson Smith,
Freely Smith, Hugh J. Smith, D.
W. Smith, James A. Bhodes, Cleon
Smith, Clarence Shepard, Mr, and
Mn. Walter Stroud, W. G. ftnith,
J. B, Smith, Macon Smith, Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Williams, . W- E
1PoweU' to.azAXi. Glen Blin.y
jj,. fusiXli.j. T. GreshamTlIr.
. -- T.
i"jjiu" jTussell, 0. D. FusselL Ed-
BnweTBen Kramer; Mrs.
namwa v , v i. t ' 1
iVntv vim. n7,n,-i nrw..i.' !
nj j,,. c, p. j,
x B Jerome? George B. Cam Miss
Elisabeth Forlaw, J. M. Barden,
w. 1. nawes, Jus. J. JL Barden.
v, nj vn vn t
nusher of years lived in Warsaw
and Faisdn, wikiv. Mr. Fleming
was principal of tne schoda.died
Wednesday in a hospital in Bich-
mend, Va, where she had been a He TBiwrreW,lis wifeHel-,
patient for about three weeks. I lie McCoy, and his f our oTiififrek,
Funeral services wfll be held Fri-: Daphne May, D. a-Tumef Jr, Bet
day afternoon in Iathonia, Ga, ' tie Sue, and an infant, all of Xin
' The final ' preaohing services
for Xosehin and Providence Me
thodist Churches before the meet
ing of the Annual Conference wfll
be held Sunday, November 7.
; The 'pastor, Bev. E. C. Maness,
wfll preach at Providence at 11
a. m. and at Bosehfll at 7;30 p.
m. The public is cordially jsvited
to attend these services.
The Annual Conference will
meet in Edenton Street Church,
Baleigh, November 17th,
Bally Day services for the Wal-
laoe-Bosehill Methodist charge
were held in the Wallace Method
ist church last Sunday, October 81.
Eev. -W. A. Cade preached ; and
held the business session jp the
oonferenoe, after which Superin
tendent of Duplin Schools, 0. P.
Johnson, addressed the assembly.
Special musie , was rendered . by
members of both the - Wallace
and Bosehfll churches. . . . ? -
Dinner wu served picnio style
in thft.bniemant afti tfca tunilQi-
e,don v wer, and the ftcr.
noon was given ever to short talks.
S. T'.idx, J, H; Jerome, and o-
Warsaw i3 Place
Since 1921 Duplin county's Ar
mistice celebration has been beinf r
held annually in Warsaw, amd
justly so. Warsaw is the larrest
town in Duplin County, situated I
favorably for contact with larger ' '
cities, and enjoying the distinctiea,-, I
of being one of the most prfr "
00s, progressive, and friar :$ , ,
towns of its size to be found. Eat - '
above all, Warsaw and Dnpin;
county contributed freely ef their -stalwart
men to the government f
our United States when thewire
called upon to go, and it is fit-""'
ting that tribute shtfuld be eld.!
to them by all the dtiaena ii. v
Duplin county, and consequently ' : '
in the town most convenient to thfe-V
uiuiens 01 jupun. 4
Duplin county men who served V
id the World War trained distinb-
tion then, and afterward have
gone down in the annals of A- v
TtlATnAan TaunAM THm4- .
wv-ma MHMI MUtVlj . H .-
wua HW W MUUhr aVUilafA
County's own Henry L. Stevens,
past National Costmamder of the
American Legion,"and one oTthe
most popular, men. everie koU
that post or to behmj-t titat er- A
ganizaion, hails from Woxsmsv His i
is a key part in making the Arm v-'
istice celebration a suooesa ekolt -
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j Such men. as Stevens; deter-j; "
our praise, ana iney fet tt aeh M. i
j' "V. 7. i
,CIU m uwce oeieDraoon. ; r
I1" our token temembnaee
.to them, and evei-vm in TJmrila
countv should and does Ma fa tlu
spirit of the occasion.
Man Dies Wed.
D. Cannon Turner, 37 years old,
died in a Xinston . hospital Wed
nesday night from injuries redev
ed in an automobile accident in 1
which his back was broken, Tur
ner was a former resident of the s'
Kenansville section, although he
has lived in Xinston for sometime.
He was buried at Cove Citv.
ston; and a brother, Clyde, and
two sisters,' Mrs. D. It mith of
Pink Hill, and Mrs. May Whitman
Quota is Set Nov.l
The North and South'
digtriflt. Af til Van Wanrnifaav
service, with headquarters in Xal- ' ,
eigh and ten sub-stations located -in
other cities throughout the twe,
states, has been assigned large r-
quota of first enlistments for the
month of November. The district
has been ' assigned a quota of 84 -first
enlistments assigned to any
recruiting district in the United
States for this month. '.
The Wilmington office located ,
in room 208 Post Office Bufldine, " . "
which is the proper place for applK
cants from the following counties r. ' '-v
New Hanover, : Pender,: Duplin,
Sampson, Columbus, c Biadn ai '
Brunswick, has been assigned its
share of the total district quota, ;
The Wilmington office it ej:n
from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 pm.
To be eligible-for' enlists't
white men must be betwen ther 5.
if 17 and 5. 7Llte lO'ni r s
enlisted at Ce t s cf 1 71
ored boys jn" 1 1 -5 r r
18th birtl.d..y L.e tl ; . ; j
b.rt .r. Trad:haw,