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:C T.U:.I2 NUMBER FIFTEEN
KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26th. 1947
EdVard J. Hill, 70, died suddenly
r '.lie at work in the office of the
luson cotton gin in Warsaw on
. jnaay morning after having been
. 21 aecuning neaith far sometime
1 uneral services were held at th
i.ome m Warsaw Tuesday afternoon
it 8 o'clock, conducted by the Rev.
o. van Stephens, . pastor of the
.varsaw Baptist church. Burial was
la Pinecrest Cemetery, Surviving.
are ms wife, the former Sallie Him
y; We foster son, Ernest Hussey,
two sisters, airs. Annie Cox of War
saw and Mrs. A. B. Bains of Wilson
and esveral nieces and nephews.
,, As we "celebrate'? this Christmas
may we attain trv to do our irt
towards "Peace Oa Earth and Good
WlU Towards Men." ,. .
SI ill Short
Seal Sale returns continue to
come In quite satisfactorily, Mr.
L- W. Outlaw, Seal Sale Chairman
tor tne Duplin County Tuberculosa
Association announced todav. How
ever, the goal of $3,000 is still far
oil. Mr. Outlaw feels sure thet
there are many residents - who,
although they have overlooked ac
' knowledgement of their Seals in
the rush of Christmas preparation,
.will get their check in soon. He
wishes to express his appreciation
io mose wno nave responded so
promptly to this worth while csuse
-The total amount contributed so
far wmw-ik- V.v.:
The Utilities . Commission has
ted the Atlantic Cnast T.lne
Iroad permission to dlRtiontlniie
o trains between Wilmington and
Sy Mount, but not the two
Adm the company has sought
mission to drop. - ... '
In an order made public last
f k the commission said that the
ilroad Could discontinue Its
tarains Na 45 and No. 48 upon 1 J
V ys notice published in Wllming
t a and Bocky Mount newspapers,1
t t it denied the request ef the
r .Uroad to discontinue trains 48
and 49. v-
tie trains .which the railroad
r "And permission to discontinue
. i. 43 and 48. were nlaoHi in un.
a at the request of the Utilities
i amission during the war to
t rve Army camps, with the under-
. n ilng that they could be discon
ued without hearing after the
ergency was over. However,' In
t a hearing on its application, thj
i ilroad contended that it planned
t ) continue operating 43 aud 46 be-
' use they "suit the needs of the
I bile better than 48 and 49.".
In its order, ; the uommlssion
. id that if the ACL desired It
' J submit changed schedules for
t vo other trains, 41 and 42, if it
- desired. . .
. ae two trains, 45 and 46, make
' e round trip dally between Wil-
i .Jaston and Bocky Mount, as do
t sins 48 and 49.
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manding officer of the Goldsboro :
Kecnuung suDstation announced
today that partially disabled com
bat wounded veteranR of World
War II have only the rest of this
month to enlist and be guaranteed
the grade in which they were dis
charged, as Jthe authority for en
listing these men in grade becomes '
obsolete dn January 1st. -
Effectivebn Jan, 1, however
these men must enlist within 20
days of the date they were dischar
ged in order to retain their stripes
All interested men, who are par
tially disabled through wounds re- .
ceived in action during this war. '
should contact the recruitinff office
(or full information.
'Peace On Earth. Good Will Towards Men'
. . Those are the hallowed words of Jesus . . .And for aeneraf ion unon aenerat-
ion men have immortalized them , . . in the imperishable Yulelide carols when
fhey sing "Silent tlig'hf . . . Holy Night" ... in the individual good deeds which
fhey do in the name of Him and the broth erhood of man . .. So, this time of the
year, we ask all our friends to join with us in going to.church . . . gaining closer
communion with the Lord .v. praying with all our hearts and might ...fora
peaceful, strife-free world . . . where man's eternal spirit is free and joyous..
. because it is dedicated to honest, respectful, endearing neighborlienss.
I!rs. O. L. Holland gave a party
ursday of last week honoring her
" J"y School class. Games were
yed, prizes given, and drinks
i candy were served. A prise
j given to Hilda Grace Boone
i James Stroud for learning all
) memory verses for the past
3 months. Those present were
i Grace Boone, : Ann Boone,
Holland, Arlene Byrd, Joyce
nargaret Wagstaff, Betty
i Potter, Billy Holland, Oliver
' w, Edward Lee Holland. C.
. v 'taw, Woodrow Byrd, George
1 1 Ichard Best and. J. B. Potter.
r fents retua-
" -r far t':s
A MEnLELlT (DE-nEinirMA TO YdDHJ ATT:TT,
Decline Shovn Children Under
Sixteen Deing Held In Jails
FROM T H E DUPLI N T IMES FOR C E
.By Lawrence Aydlett
The number of children under
16 years of ace illeeallv held in
jail has shown a continual decline
during the past 10 years, chiefly
because of the efforts of the State
Board of Public Welfare in cooper
ation with local law enforcement
officers and other countv denart.
ments in finding other methods of
nanc.ung youthful delinquents.;
' Welfare officials said this week
that they expected the current year
child welfare laws which sets up
special courts before which delin
quent boys and girls are given in
formal hearings by a juvenile
Judge expressly declares that no
child coming within the provision
of the article shall be placed In any
Jail, lock-up, or other place where
he may come in contact with adult
criminals. ; --V -
The philosophy of North Caro
lina's Juvenile court Jaw is that
children are not criminals but de-
.1,7.. I children are not criminals but de-
reporting monthly but could not
predict the total number of child.
ren that would be confined in jails
untu other provisions could- be
made for them. -. "
That portion of North Carolina's
Madelyn Cottle, ' daughter of Mr.
ill lira. W. S. Cottle, and Rob
t V'ortJi Twn, S"i cf the
1 rrs. A. L. r : i, tVh
unwholesome conditions in thnir
daily lives. Thus they should not
be treated as criminals but rather
as boys and girls who will behave
better If given the proper training
and supervision and if the com
munity provide resources to meet
their special needs.
' Dupll i County is amot those
eon"fj rrrortirt ro c'-" "i rn-
r i . is s
lured By in
in raroiee rataiiy in
Officers Looking For The Killer
. Duplin county officers are still
searching for the slayer of Alfonsa
Lattie, Negro, who was fatally shot
near Rose Hill Dec. 13. The man,
about whom little Is know, died
last week in a Wilmington hospital,
Deputy Sheriff C. L. Nicholson
June 30. The remaining 66 coun
ties reported from one to as many
as 19 children placed in jaiL
The State's Juvenile court law
gives the juvenile courts, broad au
thority In handling cases of delin
quency. The occasional Instances in
which children are charged with
felonies crimes carrying, upon
conviction, a sentence of 10 years
or more In the State prison are
outside the final jurisdiction of the
juvenile court Often, however, pre
llmlnary hearings are held by the
""""t in t"-- in,tagces before the
! ' " I' J r ''"prior court
' The man was shot in the stomach,
in what was termed the afternvth
of an argument Only meagre de
tails of the shooting were available.
Tips as to the whereabouts of the
killer have proved worthless, offlt
eers report " .... -:- .
Lattie was a parolee to Duplin
county after having been senten
ced in Chatham for second degree
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$42.66 For Tobacco
Ti-oducers' sales of flue-cured
tobae.-o r. North Carolina markets!
this season totaled 605,733,570
fuin ' : C.rounh November and the
f -n's r-' i f" i l
of November was $42.66 uer 100
pounds,, the Federal-State Market
News Service reported.
Total sales and averages by belts
were: Border Belt 140.94C.872 lbs.
at $43.0?; Eastern Belt 446,149,253,
$43.55; Middle Belt, 147,927,064,
$43.07; and Old Belt 100,893,033
' The highest average price paid
this season through November was
attributed to Wilson, with an ave
rage of $44.53. Rocky Mount paid
$44.26, Durham paid $44.08 and
Tabor City paid $44.04 to complete
the list of markets with a seasonal
average of $44.
Last year's November average on
those belts was $44.30.
9 From Meredith
Home For Holidays
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Nine Meredith College students
returned to Duplin last Thursday!
for the holidays. The Chritmte re
cess will end Friday, Jan. r
and will be followpd y f
Electricity has become a great
servant to the farmer, but It must
be handled with care and respect, '
says L. H. Weeks, county agent for ,
the State College Extension Ser- "
vice. ' ' .. ..'. . :.:$:.
The National Safety Council of- '
fers the following hazard check ..'
for farm and home electrical safe
ty. Unless you can answer "yes" to '
all these questions, Mr. Weeks sug .
gests that corrective measures be
taken immediately to remove the 1
Is your washing machine safety :
grounded? Do you avoid replacing
burned-out fuses with coins, wires
or other materials? Are pull-chains
over or near' wash bowls and damp
floors provided with insulating
links? Io you keep appliance cords -
in repair at an times? Are you
using an approved electric fence
controller? Are electric motors '
kept clean and free from dust ahl
trash? Are all electrical outlets out ,
of reach of the bath tub? Are you
using the proper type of cord for.
all electrical appliances? Are all '
circuits equipped with proper size
fuses? Has your whine job been in
stalled or approved by a competent
tirm registration on Feb. 2.
The annual Christmas broadcast
by the 80-voice Meredith Collegs .
Choir will be heard from Station
WPTF on Christmas night at 10.Su
Duplin students enrolled at the
college this year are Mary Evelyn
Barden, Anna Holmes Lev is, Ga Is
Wells and Joyce Williams, all of
Rose Hill: Christine Bordeaux.'
Daphne Ann Bordeaux and Julia :"
Powers, all of Wallace: Lillicn
Swinson. Warsaw: and Carrie Fran.
ces Ward. Mt. Olive. Miss Williams'
and Miss Ward are members of the
Written examinations will ;.t
held on Jan, 24, 1948, by the NortU
Carolina System Office for profes
sional positions with the State
Board of Health Units, Medic-1
Care Commission, and the Hosp
tals Board of Control. These , ex
aminations are being given to clear
the provisional status of those per
sons now working for these Agen
cies and also to establish re Bisters
to fill existing vacancies and anti
cipated vacancies. i ,
'Applications to file for the ex
amination mey be secured by w:-.t-:
ing to the Merit System Office,
P. O. Box 2328. Durham. N. C
The B. F. Grady Senior 4-H Cub
held its December meeting on tie
15th. After singing several select
ions, games were enjoyed is the
gym. ' : . r . , j tt'"'; i h
Jr. 4-H Club
The r. 4-H Club held Its meet
ing in the Auditorium Dee. 15. Mln-'
utes of the last meeting were read
After the meeting, the program
chairman Shirley Britt, presented
a play, "The Carolers" which wei
enjoyed very much, At the oonrlu-'-
of t' r'y V-e '"" r