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Paul Cray Hoffman will address
the North Carolina Press Assoda-
' tlon at the Friday morning session
of the 71st annual convention," to
be held in Winston-Salem July. 15,
16 and 17, President W. KHoyt,
announced. , " - .
The Association will convene at
the Robert E. Lee Hotel on Thursday-night,
July 15, and the meet
ings are slated to continue through
the morning session Saturday, July
17. - '.-V - ' , t.
Although Hoffman Is one of the
outstanding Industrial speakers of
the nation, he Is to appear on the
Press " Association p.-ogram as
Chairman of the national Commit
tee for Economic Development.
This committee has been organized
to assist commerce and industry
In preparing to make their full con
tribution to stability and prosperi
ty through high levels of employ
ment and productivity, when peace
. comes. . ;
While the successful prosecution
of the war is recognized as the
first concern and paramount obli-
gation of commerce and industry,
Mr. Hoffman and the members of
his committee are working and
planning to f ulfill the further obli
gation to provide employment in
private Industry for those millions
of war workers and returning sol
dies Who will be returning to
' f i'me pursuit following the
Otffman will be Introduced
tt M. Hanes, State Chair-
- the Committee for Econom
ic Development :,
us Hoffman's business experi
ence started as an automobile
salesman In Chicago, where he was ,
born. Later, he went to Los Ange
les where he took a similar job,
and in seven years, worked his
way Dp to the branch managership
of the Los Angeles district of The
Studebaker Corporation. :
During the last war, he served
first as a private and then as first
lieutenant in charge of transpor
tation at Camp Jackson,S. C.
When the war was over he was
offered the managership of the
Studebaker New York branch but
turned It down to purchase the
Studebaker retail branch in Los
Angeles. In 1925 he was made vice
president In charge of sales of The
Studebaker Corporation at South
Romi. Ind.. and in 1935 was named
president and a director In the
. corporation. - - ' . ,
Hoffman's interests In addition
, ; to his automobile business have
been varied He is chairman of the
Automotive Safety Foundation;
chairman of the Committee for
.Economic Development and vice-
chairman of the Business Advisory
' Council, Department of Commerce;
class "C" director of the Federal
Reserve Bank of Chicago; director
and vice-president of the Automo
tive Councilfor War Production;
director and vice-president of the
s Automobile Manufacturers Associ
ation and chairman of it highw.
committee; trustee of the Univer
sity of Chicago and of Kenyon Col
, lege; member of the visiting com
mittee, Department of Government
Harvard - University; national
chairman of the United China Re
lief; collaborator in the writing of
. two books "Seven Roads to Safe
ty", and "Merchandising of -Usee
: Cars", as well as numerous maga
zine articles. - - 7
Hoffman is .the father of five
sons and two' daughters. All five
sons are In the armed service.
Also slated to speak at the Press
-Association meeting is Sir Gerald
Campbell, G.C.M.G., British Minis
ter to the United States and Spec
ial Assistant to the British Am
bassador at Washington. ,
The general theme for the meet
ing will be "Post War Planning."
Officers ox tne Association are:
' K. Hoyt, W nston-baiem jour-
d SentmeL presiaeni.. ojnn
vbb. Morganion we
Herald. Secretary-Treasurer; and
raM Ser-retarv-Treasurer: andT0"- ' ' . . '
toiaT - "ilJ"
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r, 4. tii.
Duplin Man Pardoned j
' Ernest HilL sentenced in 1942 In
Duplin to two years for secret as
sault with deadly weapon with in-
rnt to kill, hr fcwa paroled b
Governor Brouthton. , ,, v "f'i
Mrs Lee Cannon of AmerJcus,
Ca., Is spending several days with
l it daughter,' Mrs. Howard Join-
it, ., ' . .
Short Term of
' There will be a short term of
county coiJrt for July. , Only jail
cases, and those who wish to
plead guilty will be heard This is
according to a resolution adopt
by the bar.
- WHEREAS, the " farmers of
Duplin county are now busy Darn
ing tobacco and will be so on July
5, and the truck farmers of Dup
lin county are likewise busy In the
harvesting ; and ; marketing .., of
.their crops, and -
WHEREAS, the coifrt of
ficials and lawyers of the county
recognize the serious situation re
garding the scarcity of farm la
bor, and they further realize that
a term of court at this time would
seriously inconvenience not only
the farmers, but the business and
professional men of the county,
who are endeavoring in a spirit of
cooperation to aid and assist on
the "Home Front" in carrying on
the several agricultural and in
dustrial pursuits of the county to
the end that they may promote
the economic welfare and the
urinnlnir of the W8T. r ;
NOW- THEREFORE. BE
RircnT.VED bv the Bar Associa
tion of Duplin County by a full
expression of all its members has
requested the General County
Court to confine the business of
the July term to the trial of per
persons in jail and to those who
desire to submit and tender pleas
of guilty, and that all other cases
be continued, and ;
WHEREAS, the Court, likewise
desiring to cooperate with the
farmers and business men of the
county, does hereby order that the
business before the July Term of
the General County Court shall be
confined to the trial of Jail cases
and to those persons who desire
to submit and tender pleas of
guilty and all other cases will be
continued, and ' - . " -'
IT IS FURTHERED ORDERED
that a copy of. this resolution be
placed upon the minutes of the'
General County Court, copy fur
nished to the Board of Commis
sioners of Duplin County for thr
minutes, and that a copy be fur
nished the press for publication , '
. This the 29th day of June, 1943.
R. D. Johnson, L. Beasley
H. E. hPillips
Judge General County Court
Services to Be Held
Annual memorial services will
be held at Harer-Southerland Me
morial chuxh next Sunday, July
4th. Dr. A. G' Wilson will con
duct the services at 11 o'clock. In
nmirinua vmrs dinner has been
served on the grounds, and an all
day meeting held. Because of the
service has been called off this
war situation, the social feature of
year. - . t
The service is in honor of for
mer members of the church, who
were killed by lightning, while at
tonriinc Sundav School Bervices at
a mission building which preceded
met death at this meeting were,
the nresent church. Those who
Asa I. Harper, Woodrow Harper,
Ada ' Harper, andJB. Souther.
land, J. " , . - r
The public, and friends of the
chUrche are invited' to the sewioe
I. J. Sandlin, Jr.,
To Jefferson Barracks
Jefferson Barracks,- Mo;i Pvt
Isacs J. Sandlin, jr., son 01 x.
Conriiln Sr.. ot Beuiavuie, a a
noldier at Jefferson
irewij 'v- m
1,-a Pninnel Parker U. len-
ney. commanding. i. This .historic
military ost' on me jyiiobuojp
Diiur fow miles south- Of St.
a replacement training
center for the Army Air Forces
Technical Training Command y
, Here recruits are given voca
tional aptitude test to qualify
them for important duties in va
rious Arms and Branches of the
Services attached with the Army
Air Forces. Dependent upon their
education, civilian experience ana
results of the various tests given,
recruits will be selected either for
technical schools or specialized oc
Minntlons within the Army. Fol-
, - instruction ta
- Twf ,.nin aert.
, keeper by I. J. Sandlin Co. -
attended Wake Forest College.
1 hb was emoioywu ...
Duplin Pays Off
Heavy Bond '
Dunlin county paid of f a re
funding bond issue of $108,500. on
Julv 1st this year. These bonds
were' issued in 1933, during the
depression The county Is happy
to be-able' to report .that these
Kenansville, N. C
Wallace Man Killed
In Plane Crash
Sgt David Stephen! Williams,
formerly of Wallace, was killed in
the crash of his patrol plane on
June 27 off the North Carolina
coast Sgt Williams, was acting
as radio operator with Capt
Leonard Lundqulst with the Civil
Air Patrol ' ' "
SgtAVilliams was buried Mon
day at Wallace, his former home,
with full military honors. ( :
Warsaw Post Office
Is Second in County
To Go Second Class
Yesterday, July 1st. the post of
fice in Warsaw moved from third
to second class, according to an
announcement by the postmaster,
Walter Bridgers. ; , :,.;,,,.;!
Wallace moved Into the second
class rank a few years ago, an
now boasts a handsome post of
fice building. Mr ; Bridgers said
that it it were not for the war
Warsaw would be eligible for a
federal post office building and
he expects one to be constructed
eVinrflv of tor tho war W over. Ad-
ITIdltional equipment and more help
will be added. The new relief clerk
Is Harry oPtter. Assisting Mr
Bridgers in the office are Clerks
Fred Baars, Mrs. Park Pridgen
and Mrs. Walter Bridgers. All the
clerks receive a higher salary and
their working hours are reduced
under the new set-up.
During the year 1942 the office
grossed approximately $10,530,
nearly a thousand over the mini
mum requirement of a ' Second
class office. The first six months
of this year showed a 36 per cent
increase over the same time last
i Mr Bridgers went' in as post
master in August, 1940. The War
saw office has been.Jn third class
for the past 40 years.
Rose Hill Boy
Lt Leroy. James . Teachey, Jr., i Twenty-two or approximately
son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Teachey 51 per cent of all persona killed
of -Rosehill has been awarded his "were under '20 or over 55 years
wings and commission as a sec- old; eight or appoxlmately 20 per
ond lieutenant in the Army Air cent of persons killed were under
Force, following graduation from 15 years of age. Of the eight chil
the Advanced flying school at Yu- dren under 15 years 3 were per
ma, Ariz. He is a graduated of destrians and two bicyclists. Thus,
Rosehill High School and attended 5 or 62 5 per cent of children kill-
Wake Forest college
Duplin County Health
Statistical report for the three
month period, March, April, May
1943. ' -1
Communicable disease control
Smallpox vaccinations, 501; diph
theria imunizauons, au; lypnoia
fever immunizations,: 1468.
Venereal disease control Cases
transferred to private doctors, 34;
field visits to VD patients, 84; VD
treatments given, 1772; blood tests
Tuberculosis control field nur
sing visits, 76.
Maternity service pra-natal ca
ses examined, 81; nursing, visits to
Dre-nataJ patients, 48.
. Infant Ana prescnooi nygiene
Infants examined. 32; field nurs
insr visits. 60: preschool children
examined, vas; yeia nursing visits
to preschool children, 357.
School hygiene' inspections
by dentists, 392; prophylaxis by
dentists, 245 r class room health
talks. 28; attendance health talks,
2355. ' ' -
.Adult, hygiene food-handlers
examined and issued health certi-
JTicates, 3&. .
Protection or food and milk
field visits to food-handling estab
lishments, grading, 41.
Infant, preschool and school hy
giene children referred for medi'
cal care, 556; children with defects
corrected. 702. '
Geneal public health instruction
Newspaper articles published. 17
circulars sent out, 785; bulletins,
posters distributed, 181; health ex
hibits, special demonstrations, 25
Administration staff conferen
ces, 5; meetings with official bod
ies, 5; court proceedings lnstitut
ed 4: visits to schools. 43.
Numerous miscellaneous servic
es rendered are not lis tea in tnis
tabulation. C H. Woodburn.
Tobacco Barn Burns, :
Storm Damages Crops
As the tobacco barhing season
tret underway in Duplin tobacco
barn burns nave oeen reponea.
On June 18 a storm with con.
siderable damage was reported
from the Tin City section. Con
siderable aamage 10 coiion ana w
ho farm of J. H Shpf -
field was noted. ';, ,,
.Britain's food contror plan is
considered superior to the U.S.
system.-":. : -., :
' Davles says victory and peace
Friday, July 2, 1943
in South Pacific -
Cpl. David J. Kilpatrick, son of
W. D. Kilpatrick and the late Mrs.
Kilpatrick of Rosehill is now
with the armed forces in the
South Pacific. Cpl. Kilpatrick Is a
graduate of the Kenansville high
school with the class of 1939. He
was inducted in the army July 17,
1942. He received, his military
training at Fort Eustls, Va , Camp
Hulen, Texas, and Camp Stone
Killed in Auto
Accidents in N. C.
1. Forty-one persons were killed
in motor vehicle traffic accidents
during May 1943. During May 1942
txtr-f ive- persons died in traffic
accidents. Thus, May 1943 shows r
decrease of 24 persons or ao.s per
rent comDared with May 1942.
ed were non-motor vehicle occu
3. Twelve or approximately 30
per cent of persons killed were
peaesuians. km una nuinun, u
25 per cent were under 14 years
of age, ana & or 10.0 pe -;"
were over 65 years. In May 1942
18 pedestrians w 27.7 per cent of
all persons killed were pedestrians.
While only 2 or 11 per cent were
under 15 years ana amy x was
ove 65 years of age. ' .
. 4. In May 1942, "ran off road
way" or "overturned in roadway,"
the types of motor vehicle traf
fic accidents usually resulting from
"lost control" because of excess
ive speed, accounted for 25 deaths
or 38.4 per cent of the total killed
(65). However, in May 1943 only
8 persons or approximately 20 per
cent of the total were killed in thii
type of accident '
o. Seven trainc acciaems m ui
les over 10,000 population, ,ac-
counted for 9 or 21.3 per cent 01
the total persons killed in May,
1943. While in May 1942 only 5
fatal traffic accidents occurred in
cities (over 10,000 population) kiu-
mg 5 persons, thus in may xvtc
there was an increase m. ur .
per cent in fatal accidents, and 4
or 80 per cent in the number of
persons killea in cities over au,
000 population. - (; .
b. UI tne nine persons kuicu hi
Mtie 5 were pedestrians. 2 occu
pants of motor vehicles in 2 collis
sion accidents, and 3 ocupants of
motor vehicle in collision witn
7. In May 1942, 49 out of 57 or
nnnroximatelv 75 per cent of all
fatal accidents occurred on rural
highways (outside Incorporated
cities and towns), wnue in may
1943 30 out of 37 or approximate
ly 86 per cent of fatal accidents
occurred on rural nignways.
t 8. Total deaths from traffic ac
cidents during the first 5 months
of 1943 (reports tojune u were
compared with 364 for the same
period of 1942 Thus, North Car
olina experienced a reduction of
118 or 32.6 per cent in tratnc ia
t&lltles during .the first 5 months
: 9. During the first 5 months of
1943 ; 37 persons were Kiiiea m cit
ies (over 10 000 population, com
pared with 44 during the first 5
months of 1942. The reduction of
traffic fatalities in cities therefore
was only 7 or approximately ' 15
per cent compared with, total State
reduction of 32.6 per cent.
; Alcoholic " beverages Industry
paid f 1,750,166,011 taxes In 194?.
' Nazis Use gunman " tactics to
force British envoy out of Spain.
Canada includes boys of 18
men of 65 in work transfer
l ders, , - - r.
Officials, Citizens Meet Here Monday
Consider Means of Handling Loafers
Have Your Tires
Take care of your tires, and if
you own a truck have tires recap
ped before they have been run be
yond the recapping stage If you
do run beyond recapping stage
you are not eligible for tires.
Wcirsw Man Promoted
to Corporal in Army
Sam R Jones of Warsaw was
inducted Into the U. S. Army on
March 26, 1943. After examination
at Fort Bragg he was placed in
the U. S. Army Air Corps, sta
tioned at Greensboro, N. C, where
he completed six weeks basic
On May 21st, he was promoted
to private first class, and one
week later on May 28th, as a re
sult of examination he was pro
moted to corporal and transferred
Washington, D. C, for "further
study. Young Jones is 19 years old
and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
J. Jones of Warsaw. Sam says
that he is looking forward to the
day he wins his wings and then
its, "Look out, Tokyo, here I
, Soldiers of Uncle Sam's Army !esrn
I it csed to take, thanks to training
a- Movies to Teach Soldiers 1 1 '
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. made by soldiers of the U. S. Signs! Corpi, iyt Tie March of Xive in
. "chow-BusineBS at War" its jrrtt 'i-ftar issv.t.
Calypso Boy Fatally
Injured When Struck
By Auto Last Night
i i!o Pov Rroek. 16-year-old
boy of Calypso, was fatally Injur
ed Thursday night about 9:30 when
ho iiroa sTriifK. wnue nuiiiK a
cycle, by an automobile driven by
romig nail of Kenansville.
Coroner Ralph Jones 01 waranw
made an investigation this morn
ing and held that the acciaeni was
unavoiaaoie. 4 .
Mr. Dail. accompanieo. uy '
Hrour Patterson and a Negro, Gur
nev Miller, of Kenansville, was
.n mnta to Coldsboro on business
when the accident occurred a few
hundred feet south 01 we over
huii hHrltre at Calvpso. Dail was
meeting a car ana a uuck. xouii
cir was headed North also ana
as soon as the car ana true
ed he rode his bicycie m irom 4
the Dail car. It was misting rain,
T-,ii eat when his car hit the boy
k atnntvMi niiieklv as he could and
put nlm in the car and started to
to the uoiasooro nospiwi.
Knv uraa livinBr when he picked
him up. but died before reaching
the hospital. , . , . .
Funeral services will be held at
the Brock home in uuypso aaiur
day afternoon . r i , .
Harry G. Fussell
. Rosehill--Harry 3.' Fussell 33,
of Carolina Beach and Rosehill,
died Monday morning at 3:20 ttj
James Walker Memorial hospital
in Wilmington'.? f '; '!
Funeral services were held Tues
day morning at 11 o'clock at the
hnmA of hia nafents. Mr. and Mrs.
A. O. Fussell in Rosehill Burial
followed In the Fussell cemetery
Surviving are his wiie, Mrs.
r runnell: - his. parents, three
children, Harry G. Fussell, Jr., 10,
Sylvia, 6 and Davia Asa, on
SisteT, Mrs. U U. maiuiews, ui
Winston-Salem; and one brother,
F L. Fussell or wiiminguwv
READ TIMES CLASSIFIED
Stamp -No. 24 expires June 30.
Stamp No. 21, good for one pound
of coffee becomes valid July 1 and
expires July 21.
"A" book coupons No. 5 good
for three gallons each and must
last till July 1 in North Carolina.
"T" coupons of truck and other
commercial vehicle operators
pired June 30.
Blue starr.8 K, L, M are good
through July 7. Stamps N, P and
Q became good July 1 and expires
Kea stamps j, n., l,, m, ana in :
expired June :i0. Stamp P becomes
1 valid June 27
Stamp No. 18, good for a pair
of shoes, berime valid June 16
and Is good through October 31.
Stamp 13, ftood for 5 pounds, is
good thorough August 15.
Stamp 15 and 16 in War Ration
Book One. a're valid for 5 pounds
of Bugar each, for use In home
canning only. They are good thru
their jobs In s fraction cf tK timt
films like th .no hart seen being
Some Married Men
Are Subject to Call
Raleigh While it is true that
fathers generally will not be
called for miliary se. vice until the
supply of single and childless mar
ried men is exhausted there are
three exceptions to that policy, it
was pointed cut today by General
J. Van B. Mc Us, state director of
The exceptions are:
1. Men whi have become fath
ers since Sep ember 14, 1942.
2. Registrants engaged in non-
deferrable activities or occupa
tions. The Wnr Manpower commis
sion has designated certain activi
ties and occupations as non-defer
rable General Metts explained,
and fathers engaged in these non
deferrable activities and occupa
tions may be classified as 1-A and
selected Tor service.
3. Registrants who have been
classified as essential farmers, but
who have left the farms on whlcl
they were found to be essential
without first obtaining permission
of their local boards to do so.
Men in tho last two groups are
subject to selection for service, re-
the dates of their bith, General
West and Wallace
Promoted to Captains
Lieut. Robert L. West of War
saw and Lieut. Joe Wallace Ken
ansville, now in service have been
promoted to the rank of captains.
Capt. West pnd Capt. Wallace are
at Miami Beach,' Both are well
known in Kenansvilel and county
and. their friends will be glad " to
Know or tneir progress.
Need for charity in Tunisia is
fair below expectations, i . ..
. 1 Surviving are one aaugnier, su '
Three business leaders see world sanr of Wilmington; one sister, -
trade as key to peace..: : Berta Newton of Rosehill; and
. three brothers, D. Newton of Fai-
Dewey and Wllkle lead as GOF son, John Newton of Rosehill and
choices for 1944, Gallup poll finds. L .W. Newton of Norfolk. ;
Governor Says Work;
Of Fight; Loafing in
County to Be Wiped Out
Representative C. E. Qulnn, at
the request of Governor Brough
on. hafs called a meeting of all
law enforcement officers and in
terested citizens to meet in the
courthouse here Monday morning
11 niw.ir in consider ways ana
ex-lang 0f stamping out loaiing ui
tne county for the duration.
1 mi u Liwvn
Men found not working and
those who work part of the : time
and loaf part of the tune will be
dealt with severely. Below is a
copy of a letter gotten out by
yuinn and following that is tha
program for the meeting:
, S , ' imtnrcement
10 all Ministers,
01 UUpiin UUllijr,
Pursuant to uovernor duii
ton's Proclamation dated June 23
1943, you are hereby requested to
attend the Duplin county unit of
the North Carolina Day of Dedi
cation, to be held at the Court
House in Kenansville, on Monday,
July 5th, at 11 a. m., program ot
which is published in county pa
pers this week.
In the Governor's Proclamation
he urges that all ministers, school
leaders and teachers, civic clubs,
seelctive service boards, farm lead
era, county and municipal officials
law enforcement officers, county
commissioners, health and welfare
workers and au otner puouc pu-
ited citizens attena meetings m
their respective counties, to help -formulate
and put into action
plans to effectually end any idle
ness or vagrancy that may exist:,
anywhere in the state, during this J
All farm and business leaders
in Duplin county are Invited and
urged to attend the meeting next
Monday, in the court house to
Kenansville, at 11 a. m
Yours very truly,
C. E. QUINN
Chairman, committee on ar
Patriotic song service Kenans
ville junior choir.
Prayer of dedication Rev. Al
Reading of Governor's Procla
mation Hon C E. Quinn.
Address Hon. L. A. Beasley.
Address Senator R. D. Johnson
Vagrancy Law Judge H. E.
Open Forum Meeting Reports
of conditions throughout the coun
ty with reference to labor condi
tions, number of able bodied per
sons who are idle, and means to
get them to work to help carry on
production in this war emergency.
The Star Spangled . Banner
Audience. , ' ;
Benediction Rev. J. W. Line
All county and town officials, ;
all leaders, law enforcement offl- :
cers, farm labor committee, U. S.
D. A. wap- board, selective service .
boards, and all other Interested '
citizens are cordially invited and
urged to attend.
John G. Langston Has
First Cotton Blossom
The Duplin Times office has
been deluged with early cotton
blossoms. The prize of a one-year
subscription went to John G.
Langston, Route 2, Warsaw. Mr.
Langs ton got his blossom in on
June 16th T he subscription goes
to his son in service.
Other blossoms came from 3.
B. Brinson, Magnolia; Clarence A.
Jernigan, Route 2, Mount Olive
June 21st; Bill Byrd on the Abner
Phillips' farm, Route 2, .Warsaw,
Mrs. Anson Grady, Route 2,
Warsaw, June 22. .....-
J. E. Creech, Route 2, Warsaw,
Alex Kornegay, Warsaw, on the
18th 7 v
, Mr. Kilpatrick, near Dobson
chapel, June 23rd.
Perry Dobson, une 25th.
Mrs. A. P. Lunceford
1 Rosehill Mrs. A. P. Lunceford,
57, of Rosehill, died, at her home
Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock.
Funeral services were held at
her home Sunday afternoon with
the Rev. J. L. Jones officiating. In
terment followed In the Rosehill
j bonds have been paid.
depend on Russia, : . :,