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KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, ; ' JUNE 12, 1952. JaSrTiM
Car Speeds 80 Miles An Hour
- Down Main Street Of Warsaw;
Chief Coombs Has No Holiday
'f The past week end w8 a busy
time for Policeman W. E. Coombs
of War.aw. Monday a 1950 Ford
car that bad been stolen from Lu-i
fber M. Thomson of Route 2, New
Ion Grove was recovered by Po
livemah Coombs and turned over to
CdL T .H. Brooks. Cleveland Swln-
son, ooloerd ' was arrested for Us
thef Only two years go, Swinson
bad been sent to the county roads
or larceny. The car was Jound
bidden in the woods one half mile
west of Warjaw. On My 27 Cleve
land Swinson naa oeen arrested xor
breaking Into Les Hudson's Btore
at Turkey. Out on bond, -he stole
the car belonging to Luther Thom
so non June 4th. ,
On Saturday night. Policeman
Coombs arrested Geerge. Ezzell,
. Jl Ii M - X.mA -Ll,nL UA ... . .1
o found la possesion et a pint
of bootleg whiskey. On the Same
arrested on two bad check charges.
Eddie Williams was also arrested
on this date for giving a bad check.
TamH lTrsnVHn Ufnnrii nf TLniiTP
one Warsaw was arrested 'Saturday
afternoon for speeding at the rate
' of 80 miles per boor down the main
street of Warsaw.
Sunrtav monalnff IWiTllo Rwln.
on. colored, was arrested for its
, using a .knife on his six , months
Sunday, Leslie Smith, colored, of
Wariww was arrested for wife beat
ing. He was Jailed and is now out
under bond. Smith had been Indict
ed previously for the same offense.
Cleveland Swnwm, 'who is - in
Jail for car stealing, is suspicioned
In connection with two store thefts
that oceorred In Warsaw recent
ly, the T. & S. Grocery and R. T.
Cc!:rcd Voman Is
A Warsaw lsa woman, Helen
SPyrd Lataine, 32, walked into tne
aide of a 3B50 Studebaker driven
by JIslv Francis Wilson Drake of
near AaneviQe last Saturday about
block from She southern limits
f Warsaw tin tJ. 8. bighway 117.
Patrolman Proctor . investigated
' the accident and reported that the
woman's right leg was broken jus'
above the ankle and she also suf
fered bruises aout the body. She
was knocked about ten feet from
the automobile. .vj.-..!';'.:
Proctor also reported that only
a few minute ' before the accident
he- had been called by the neigh
bors to investigate a disturbance
at the woman's home where there
had been a fight. It turned out to
be a husband and wife brawl, but
the woman refused to press cbarg-
Price 01 , Hewsprint Increases, Times
Forced To Increase Subscription Prices
Duplies Junior Base Bell Joan
Is Showing Ihvt life As The
Season Is Getting Under Way
filbert S. Boney 124 Klmston at Warsaw. In addl
We hate it mighty bad but there's -nothing
we can do about it. The
Times was advised this morning
(Wednesday) that effective June
15th newsprint will advance an
other $12 per ton. In March it
advanced $10 per ton. Reasons ;iv
en is the difference in the ftoIlir
values of Canadian and American
money. , Most of the newsprint
used in tne united mam comes
from Canada. There are a few
mills in this country tart they are
supplying daily newspapers. Prior
to World War U a iarge per cent
of the newsprint used by the
American weeklies came from Eu
rope. That source of supply is gone.
Reports nave Been Botng tne
rounds for some time that unless
newsprint prices stop advancing
many small dallies and weekly pa
pers in this country, will have to
cease operation. The Times doesn't
fear for itself at present or in the
future because we have found our
readers do aot-omplain much
when when we ai ioreed to ad
vance our rates. We haven't advan
ced since the war but effective July
1st subscription rates 'win aavance
In Duplin, Wayne, Sampson,
Pender. ' New Hanover. Onslow,
Jones and Lenoir Counties $3.50
ner year. Ontside these counties,
in North Carolina "$5.00 per year;
outside North Carolina $8.00 per
... . . . . j,
li as increase wiu nor aosoro vn
Increased cost of the paper when
by the time it reaches the readers
but it wiu n IP some, we are split
ting the difference between the
subscribers ana ourselves, aii new
end renewal subscriptions taken
in prior to July 1st will go at the
present rate.. . , Er , .
Mr. & Mrs. Penney
Move Into Hew -Ms
After two very bad starts in
exhibition games with Wilming
ton, the Jon lor Tigers Daseoan,
team of Post 137 save the very good
Tabor City baseball team a strong
httJ all the way before bowing in
defeat by a close score of 2 to 1 last
Friday night at Tabor City. The
hraiui of baseball Dlaved in that
game : gave notice that the local
fans are In for some good baseball
here this season and the boys cer
tainty deserve goota support in
their fat are efforts. Getting used
to playing under the . lights and
niavina frnrether too take some
time but Coach Bill Taylor and all
who aw the game at Taoor uity
are .sore we'll nave a line team
here before long now. Following
is the home game schedule: June
IS Lanrlngburg at Warsaw, June
23 Tabor City at Warsaw, and June
h simiM there will be one
more at home wwn irup-nH-i
.niin-i the ameouiea Kama wi.u
Whiteville who dropped out of the
I.... . tha last moment. This
game la to be played in the local
nark on June 18th. In all probab
ility there will be other exhibition
u-heihiled whose dates will
be announced later. Local fans
and friends alike are requested to
mark their calendars for the home
schedule i and to come out wun
good support for these boys. For
the beatefit of those who might
wish to travel with the boys here
is the schedule away from heme:
June 16, Warsaw at Klnston, June
28 Warsaw at wiinungion, aou-uiu?
4 Warsaw at Laurlnburg. This
Junior Baseball deserves your sup
port folks and you'll see some gouu
SUBSCRIPTION KATE: 8:0 per year to Duplin dlni? PRICE TEN CENTS'
ouhUck $4.00 ontside this area in N. C; $5.00 cot-ride N. C.
1 1 m ....
Wluk KttinnOn nench 7im
A; Brooks Store Getting New Look; Miss
Turner, Attractive Brownette, Added
vrv npnUAW YBXJKBIJB&B
xuc nc. w . . .
) The sheriff, Ralph Miller, and i
his (deputies had a busy week end
as they continue tneir tnora mi
get rid OI Illegal wmsaey m unfun
County. x M
The deputies lnvaaea unw
irnwnshin on ' Saturday morning.
Thev ra ded two Stores on oppoeuie
sides of the road about a mile north
-nf Ki-ntr Store. Raich Waters.
owner of the White Fiaan ervice
Station, had in Ms possessHm sev
wnAre. AssisUnt of Jars of non - tax juua waaaaey.
North across tne roaa, naa o quans uu
.T rHh.ti, nnrai Overseas Pco-I is out on Dona
Tn Piand will have hh. Paul Grady,
6 . i . w XTrtfW
headquarters ZJnS Tf the illeaal btswge,
Carouna. Mr. ' " tried nn Monday morning in
charge of Buae,oi, vuT -- wd fined
fii Bnrrows jTemorial Bap- . Bill WiUlamsoniea - xne rrc
JU. ek.!. vwK- ,ttfln.11lA nn I
County CbeH Defense.
vllle. For the past tnree yeara ne won
has been assos. aussionary ir w.
Eastern Baptist Association with ltph As,
headquarters in Warsaw.
Driver's Version 0
' 1 Mr. and Mrs. George Penney
, have moved into their new home
In Kenansville. It Is an attrac
tive two story Cap-Cod house with
aix rooms and two baths. The
Pennevs have two children, Carl,
11, and Laura Anne, 8. . They are
tnemoers ox me Baptist wiureu.
Before moving to Kenansville, the
counle lived in Warsaw for 7 years.
. Both the Penneys are from Ra
. leleh and Mr. Penney attended
N. C. SUte College, and Mrs. Pen-
aey graduated from Meredith Col
lege. Mr. Penney is head of the
. aoil Conservation District
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Andrcv Lee Killed
-lr Maxwell's Mill
s ' Andrew Lee; 14, waa killed after
i being struck by a car near Max-
well's Mill nn Mnndav. He died
.- Tuesday.' at the Lenoir Memorial
HospitaL Death was attributed to
a sjcuii fracture. ' ! '
Coroner Rnrmin Powell inves
tigated and after interrogating all
the witnesses ruled that the aeci-
oent was unavoidable. The iee
' boy had started around a tractor
operated by one of his brothers
. when he was knocked down by a
. car driven by Thel Grady of the
Pink Hill section, v He was given
emergency treatment at Dr. Bow
er's Clinic in Pink Hill, but was
" rushed to the hospital when his
condition became worse. " ;
The funeral was held at the
: ' Sraveside in the Lee Cemetery near
'. Maxwell's Mill on Wednesday, Mor
mon Eiders Roeell and Reynolds oi
ficiated. He is survived by hut parents,
three sisters and fotu4 brothers as
well as his two grandmothers, Mrc.
Minnie Lee of Pink Hill end Mrs,.
, Nannie Smith fo Jacksonville.
r , t -HW.it.ni' in the S'and
' i f i al""'t the ilr i
t, V T i !
rw h W CaldwelL prominent
Wallame optomejrist, has accept-
d the appointment oi ui mura
rnmmlBSioners to head
Civil Defense in Duplin County
Dr. Caldwell ds well known for his
clvic-mlndness, and wlUmgness to
lend his talents for organisations
to all worthwhile activities. He
n active In- civil defense
during the war, and more recently
i. r.MRm work. He is a past
Worth Grand Patron of the East
ern Star pf Nortn uarouua, u
a memoer oi u jmv--
To Camp Gordon
$250 00, and given a suspended sen
tma hem-ties maklnB these raids
were N. D. Boone, a. k. maney.
Jhn FutrelL K. L. Byrd, w. u.
Saturday afternoon uepuues
niiuar Hnrne. N. B. Boone. W. O.
Hnimton. A. R. Marley, k. m. cyra
and W. W. Evans, town policemen
in Magnolia, made a raid on Joe
Rrioht'a house Tfeev arrested Art-
th. Rriaht. after finding a quart
" "T" r,; Tw.lwhiskev In her possession.
nail gauop J h-v----r h" from
court the previous Monday after
paying a fine oi 'su. &ne is now
nut nn bond for appearance in
court on July 7th on the second
Who owns a .store
Miss Miriam Turner, attractive
young daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
L. G. Turner of Magnolia, has ac
ranted a oosition with A. Brooks,
Inc., Warsaw's leading depart
ment store, as bookkeeper. Miss
Turner graauatea a lew wctrs nsu
from Loulsburg College's school
of commerce and comes to Brooks
highly recommended. !so Mr. aarr,
and manager of the store
is continuing his policy oi maaing
the A. Brooks store more attrac
tive all the time. Recently a new
coat of nalnt. ana a new ceiling
has been added. This week new
modern lighting fixtures are be
ing installed. Mr. uarr is not
through yet but he wont divulge
what the next step will be hut we'll
venture to say when nis remoaenng
lan is commie tea tne store win
one of the most attractive in
thl section. It will not be amiss
here to add that not only is ne un
nrovine the looks of the store but
Barr says, ana nis sneives ana
stock room testify, that the stock
is being continually improved, new
and better lines added and fle
firm is enjoying a steady increase
in patronage. The old famous
Brooks store is rapidly becoming
the new famous Biwxks stone,
i t- i nnhasnn K-mDnDnj
noir. r-cuuc-, w----, ------
Scotland and Wayne Cinmties -as
well as new aeljalair areas which
W. BMJiri.ai. f-ea, f..m lTr
'cM-if-".? I P. And Constable
raimnu of couectma commouuico i v -- ----- -
such as peanuts, corn, in-lk, wy- ' .
beans, cotton and wheat lor rcUef nrimarV ':- -ff Itlill
needs overseas. , " I IIIIIUI I wwyiivn
...... --.....a.-. 3 . .n..n nnnn.1 '
Mr. iTuea-oDo jbi-b 1
e tn tne Burrows raemon-i otri - -r. . .
tk- Church of orkirm,"
me. uu i Buw wv --- , . ,
Official Results iShirley Jean Brilt
JY. w. -anjor
rZ!I2i Sttl th CorStt HtJi Sfe"' 31
SSiiI.f Ii swimming at Ihrjond, located
nn TWnndav Herman D. Houston
of Route 2 Kenansville was return
ing home. Aa ne auempteu w
whim Martin of Norfolk. Tirglnia,
ur.tin' nidflnniv stooned on the
highway ln; iront w nun wnonui
giving any stop signal u"i"5
Houston to hit the rear of the 1946
Cadillac. Martin made no mention
of preferring any charge against
Houston saying that he had stopped
to investigate a tire he thought was
going fiat. He wanted to continue
hi. wav as Houston's truck, a
1 1-2 ton StudeDaaer, was not oam
aged.' Houston told him that the
Ajunatm was over S2S. and thought
that the accident should be report-;
ed. In wanting . to aeai nonesuy
with the law, he got a ticket for
trailing too close. Houston did not
plead guilty ana sua says ne is in
nocent. He paid a $10 fine and
costs to save time and trouble of
having to fight it in court.
Tk. Mimut rillve fire depart
ment' resuscitator was used for
twnit'an hour ana a nan suuua;
atmnnn in a -wain attempt to re-
th life nf "Miss Shirley Jean
BrUt, WHO orownea in -iacu iuui .
Hiss Bntt, wn mw. rawn'-
At B. F.
The Annual Waller and Williams
family reunions will be held Sun
day. June 15, at B. F. Grady. '
All descendants of the late Ste
v u- waller and Nannie Wil-
Waller are invited to attend
CAMP GORDON Cadet Ervin W1i carry picnic baskets for the
m v anat nn of Mr. and Mrs.
JL , WnlWI . - In n.n,n.
Ervin Komegay Albertson, is sche
duled to report to Camp Gordon
T..1- oVi.91 t attend the Signal
Corps Reserve Officers Training
Corps summer buku'vw
Cadet t Kornegay, a student at
North Carolina State College is a
member of the school's ROTC unit.
tti. .Hmui.nM at the six weeks
long camp wiU be a major step to
ward qualifying him for a commls
.h.. .. m Mrrmd lieutenant in the
U. S. Army Signal Corps. Reserve
He is one of more than 1,000
uviw " tn-iincmiM iruiu oiiuw w
the country who will receive in
tensive training in muiiaxy , 7.
and the operation of Signal Corps
Climax of the encampment will
come during its final week. When
the cadets will participate in a
i.id nroblem : under simulated
"" , . . t
, a nrnnrim ana Dusuiew suwv
ing of the clans will begin at 11
Fish Fry To Be
The Magnolia Lion's . Oub is
sponsoring a fish fry to be held at
C 'ton's, F: a Pond, located nf t
C....::on't Crr tng,- betwwi .
W. B. Klssner was elected con
stable of the town of "Magnolia
with 120 votes over W W. avans
who had 106 votes. i
The township of Rose Sill gave
anwr4 f. Fiolda 183 votes tor con
stable over Dallas F. James who
polled 101 votes. '
The official return far JuiStiee
of Peace in Island Creek tk-wnahip
gave the only contestant, at. . iav
enaugn z votes. v f
In the race for constable In Is
land Creek Township. A. P. Mar-,
ley got 435 votes, 350 ia WaHaae .
49 in Charity, and 36 in LockUn.;
His opponent, Robert J. Harsejrigat
a total of 331 votes, 283 in Wallace,
39 in Charity and 9 in LockUau '
Be In Warsaw
On June 19th
A ennkinff school will be hald
on June 19 in the Warsaw High
EU4inoi Auditorium at 8 o'clock.
riU achnol is snonsored by the
Warsaw American iegion Auxil
iary. Many of Duplin's nest in tne
enlinarv arts wiu - want to atteno
and see if some of the new fang
led Ideas can compare with theirs
while many of tha newly weds
win take advantage of toe oppor
tunity to learn how to please hub
by better. Maybe the old saying
the way to a man s neart is tnrougn
his stomach' needs mora practic
ing these days in ah effort to cut
down on the divorce rate. At any
rate Duplin's cooks are determined
not to let Duplin's reputation for
good eats be carried away in th
school occasionally Is good for all
rush of things. A good cooking
in the Corbltt u aeroon ox
Wayne County and about 10 miles
northwest oflat. Olive-when she
apparently stepped into fnter over
herneaa. . - :. .
It was taflieved that Miss
Britt was unabla to swim, and
n-nnmui in. tha deep water.
a -.tin ivadeat from the sher
iffs department for divers resulted
in lifeguards rrom woooiana --.
-anil nfhev esnWrience awimmers
converging on tha pond, and hear
ing about tha mcwent. nr. w. a.
Cmmnler of Mount Olive took the
fire department's oxygen equip
ment to tne pona. it was uuua-tnnd-
that ' Dr. Crumpler also
Uln.n In the neardi for the body.
-"-" - " 77. j
Miss unci waa unucr w:x
about an hour before her body was
found and all attempts to revive
her were in yam. '
Funeral services were held Tues
day afternoon at her home. Sur
viving the young giri -
student at Grantham High School
mm har Ttarents. Mr. and Mrs. Gur-
ney Britt; one brother, Edis, four
sisters, Leila, Betty, Lynda and
Alice; her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Leon 5nom ox snumi-ciu,
and Mrs. B. O. Brut oi wiiming-ton.
Youth Revival At
Cabin F. W. B.
Church llext Week
There will be a Touth Tteviyal
. r-v-hi-m tu b. Church beginning
June 15th continuing -each evening
through the -.ana. vnurcn -"-onnn
i.v Pnv fflnwe) Wallace,
atw w vvw. . -. .
a student from BiDie wuiege, aw
ville Tenn., will be the guest speak
er. Boyce is a fine young man from
tp zrnv Mention.
,'Th'e. church extends a cordial in
Vaation to. ht.: a fateadtf ad
to all cnurcnes oi u oenvmiiu-
tions. - Weil be loaaang, xor you
with a great big weicvme.
WM. K, KELLEY a 1941 graduate
of Magnolia High school wiu re
ceive -e Degree oi uocior u
n.ntnl Snreerv from Indiana lin:
versity School of Dentistry, Monday
morning, June 16, 1952 in Memor
ial Stadium Bioomuigion, luumua.
TTndera-raduate WOrK was lai-eu
at N. C. State College and Butler
University Indianapolis, Indiana
Laura Cleo Hlghsmith, mother ofJ
ten children was auiea lamauur.
after being strut in uie aiacuy
shotgun blast fired at point btanfc
range hy uranam tarrou
in a store in me nay s-tuuu
According, to the evidence
hrnnoht mitfit the coroner's inquest:
Olive Hlghsmith and his wife, Lan-
ra Cleo Hlghsmltn arove to
lace on Saturday to do some shop
ping. While they were mere, vra
ham Carroll Pickett came up to
them and asked them tor a nae.
hi.Hr tn Chinauaoin. They stop
ped at a country store operated bjr
James ana Lonnie nan aouut a biikt
out of Chinquapin in the Bay sec
tion near the colorea scnooi.
Graham Carroll Pickett flisap
peared for a few minutes and soma"
one saw him returning with a. shot
gun. The deceased was sitting- on
a bench with her son when Pic
kett fired. The shot hit the boy
in the arm and entered tne nenri
side of the woman who died instant
ly. James Hall ran to tne door in
time to see Pickett reload the 12T.
gauge gun, and Hall took the. gum
away from nun.
Witnesses say mat lcxeu was
drunk and would have killed any
one else who was there if Hall hadl
not taken the gun away from him.
There was no apparent motive
for the shooting and there had!
been no quarrel. Tne coroners;
rury ordered Graham Pickett neia.
"for court investigation without;
A good listener is not only popu
lar after a while. he learns. i
Kenansville Sunday School Picnic Sef
For June 18 At White Lake; Get Ready
Be getting your bathing suits itation for everyone will be furn.
readjr, kids and mothers start plan- ished free of charge. Everyone;.
ninff that Dicnic luncn ior jveuauo- uiu on - -
vmf's annual community-wide ca- day Scnooi next Sunday so tte
ravan to White Lake is an set. ine
date la Wednesday, June 18, rain
or shine, snow orsieei. ine pas.
few trips to the Lake have been
so thrilling mat it was aeciaeu i:s
summer wcaild never be complete
Th oroua iron, ail thrae Sunday
Vhoola will assemble at the Bap
tist Church at I P-m- iraaspor-1
exact number who plan to go en
the outing will be known. If yonrr
name is not in the pot-you might,
miss the boat. And speaking of!
boats, there will be- boat rides -
plenty as well as amusement rideer
for the kiddies. Umnv. Cant yo
Just taste that fried chicken, cak-.
and pies, and et cetera right now?:
To Be I2ew Bank
Mr C. L., :ecutive vice-
president of ; icamaw Bank
unit itiit Ljomoanv qtuiii
office in Whiteville. was a visitor
In Kenansville today. Mr. Tate
told the Times that Mr. Phil Kretch
now with Waccamaw in wmwviu-,
will replace M. F. Allen as cashier
In Kenansville when Mr. Alien
leaves for his new Jod in jacasou
vllle. , Mr. Kretch has been with
o,. hnnv ahnut B vears. His wife
Is a former teaener m me neuia
ville schools. Wa did not learn wao
she was before marrying Mr.
. Beginning with this issue of the
Duplin Times, ; there will be a
churcn directory wiui a mi u
the churches in Duplin County and
th (ImM nf service. This is not
complete ana tne rimes wiu wel
come correctione"" ana aaiiHi.
This is a page for church news,
and is for the muustera to use as
they see fit All copy for this page
must reacn tne uupim xuues uj
Monday .noon. ; ,
The iawbone of an ass is Just
as dangerous a weapon today as
it was in Sampson's time.
, The best insurance against auto
accidents Is a Sunday afternoon
nap. - -" " ' -
By Maude Smith ; t.'
rh Rnrins Federation of Duplin
Countv Home Demonstration Clubs
was held on June 5, 1952 at the
Kenansville High School Auditor
ium at 3 o'clocK. -a.
Mrs. J; B. Torrans, President,
presided: The ' song, 'Hail ciud
women wrownea xiuu
sung by the'group. Mrs. D. H.
Boney lea tne ueyouunu, w.m
CoUect of Club Women of Ameri
ca following. The secretary, Mrs.
Herman Miller reaa tne minu.es
.yiA ,diiwl the roll by clubs. . The
President gave ' introduction of
guests.' r SpecUl music 'Come ' To
The Fair was renderedby the Home
Demonstration Choir, -.--Mrs
Robert Blackmore was nar
rator for the Home Demonstrj
tinn Dress Hevue. House Dresses
were modeled first with Mrs. Wil
lie Bell, Franklin Club winning 1st
riwe f'r the mher e''T'e dre. of
S ! .: jr vf l 1 1 1 v
.JL ..i.t inrtinn Mr. i Store n-odellnrf !a' lavender faille
tth white evelet insertion. Mrs,
J. N. Horne received honorable
mention for the red checked feed
bag sun dress she modeled.. She
IS a memoer OI tne juagnoua v-.i-u.
For casual dresses, Mrs. J. W.
Evans of the Magnolia Club was
first place winner. - She modeled a-
neat Diue inaianneatt cuoi uxu?.
Mrs. Chester Rouse of Rose Hill
was second place winner ior the
sundress she modeled.; It was made
of -orchid broadcloth- trimmea in
purple. -This lovely dress can be
worn with or without the stole at
the beach or In town. ' t
Now we have the young daught
ers of club women who modeled
dresses their mothers made, uar
olyn Sue of Scotts Store modeled
a celery crisp permanent-finish or
gandy dress made by her mother
Mrs. Emmett Herring. This lover
ly dress won first place. Kay Sut
ton of, Outlaw's Bridge won sec
ond place for the little organdy
r s He v!
two piece dress won iirst pruf,
with Mrs. Oakland Houston of the
Miller Club modeling a soft tan
voile dress which was as leminine
as face powder. It had tucks and
mmiiriin rihhnn trimming. For
this summers 'dressy dress Mrs.
Houston was secona place winner.
Mrs. i waiter JKnoaes oi uaom
was county H. D- -winner. - She
modeled a three piece navy iinen
weave dress in the Dressy Group.
The detachable collar was made
from white linen table napkin.
When she removed tne jacket it lett
a two piece dress with a red hand
kerchief in pocket and red belt,.
After the H. u. v. iaa.es nnisnia
modeling their dresses the Regis
tration Committee gaye their re
port. There were 129 present with
Scott's Store having largest num
ber present "They had 19 members
traveling' a total of 270 miles.
Miss Shirley , Britt was narra
tor for the 4.1 Club dress revue.
irst. f - - a .r'""""t of tM
p- ' If t ,nT 4 f
Taps Eight Men
For Armed Forces
x-inlit man nf Dunlin COTWty en
listed in the U. S. Army and U. S.
Air Force through T Sgl. Jaca ui-
In the montn OI May. i-
Sgt. Ottaway is the local recruit
ing officer tor tne u a -urny "
U S Air Force in Duplin County
with his office at vi fine sows
Warsaw, N. Cj phone ai.
Due to the shortage of gas this
month, Sgt. Ottaway wiU not be
able to mace most oi nu aups m
the towns as in the past. So he
asks anyone who is mterestea :n
enlisting In the U S Army or US
Air Force to stop by his office and
see him. Sgt. Ottaway win oe in
his office . Mondays through Fri
days from 8 a. m. until 5 p. m.
The following men enlisted in
one of the branches of service as
indicated by his name:
1. Haskins Medlin, Warsaw, en
listed In the U S Air Force on 8
May 52, and is no win Lackland
AFB, San Antonia, Texas taking
his basic training. A-B Haskins is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theophelus
H. Medlin, Warsaw, N. C.
2. Oscar V. Johnson Rt 2, Rose
Hill, enlUted'in the US Air Force
on 22 May 52, ana is now in L.aci.
land AFB Texas taking his basic
training. A-B Johnson is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Hallle Johnson
of Rt. 2 Rose HilL N. C. -
3. , Josephus Robinson, Rt. 1,
Willard, ' re-enllsted in the U S
Army on 22 May 52, and he was
sent to Ft Jackson S. C for re
assignment, n Pvt. Robinson was
set runing i .u. T e i t on fk.
parallel to Rutledge on the north 1" "VtC-.-
r.niti Mercer. County Solicitor,
has opened an office in Kenansville
North Carolina, wnicn is loca.eu
back of Stephens service station.
Solicitor Mercer states that the in
crease in volume of work ox me
County Court made it necessary for
him to be in Kenansville every
day The volume of out of state
traffic in Duplin County makes
it necessary to try several cases
each day during the week. He stat
ed that he built an office ip order
to have some nlace to talk with
a states witnesses during tne weex
and mornings before court concern
ing the important cases that come
up for trial. He has been doing
this work in the Clerk's Off ce
which was already overcrowded for
sDace. Mr. Mercer states that his
office will be opened from 8:30
until 5:30 each day in order to as
sist in any matter connected witn
the County Court.
Helen Murphy, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Marion Murphy, a student-
of Central College of South
Carolina has accepted a Job as sec
retary to Sold tor Grady Mercer
for the summer.
Court House Done
Gets New Coaf Of
Paint By Hubbard7
Was it cock-robMB we saw iff
the court house dome the other
.loir? tin it was little Jim HtfAard
the perennial Duplin court house
roof painter. Whenever you see a-
new coat oi pain, goiug w
court house roof you instantly know
Jim Hubbard is on the job. He is
so small and nimble that he can.
hop around on the roof, almost
perch on top of the spire on toy
and do most any kind of antics re
quired of a roof painter and never
fall off. . .
Jim is particularly proua oi ms
job this year. He has believed for
. . . . 1. A .In . n n.nn' rt
a long tune mav uie u
never be the same color as the
rest of the roof and particularly
red. Jim liked aluminum and he
succeeded in talking the officials
into letting him paint it aluminum
so it will shine and reflect in the
Duplin sun. The dome should be
the most conspicuous part of the
building, he says, ana it reaiiy i
Condemn Dail Lot
: At a recent meeting of the Ken
ansville town board it was voted
to institute condemnation proceed
ings against the property ox the
'Slim' Dail estate adjacent to the
drug store in Kenansville. The
property is now known as the Pool
Room, a two story wood structure.
The town proposes to demolish the
Duuding ane open a street runing
side, thus breaking the bottle neck
of Rutledge at - tha court house.
A lawyer has been retained to start
the proceedings immediately.
The Girl Scouts of the B. F. Gra
dy school will have no mora regu
lar - meetings until . school opens
"t fall. Catherine he;-ard,
fore, and has a brother now serv
ing witn the u s Army at rt- pen
ning. Ga. Pvt. Robinson Is th son
of Mr. and Mrs. Neat Robinson of
Newton Cross Roads. a
4. Hubert D. Hayes, Rt. 1, Wal
lace, enlisted in the u s Army on
22 May 52, and la now taking his
basic training at Ft Jackson, S. c
Upon completing basic V"
Pvt Toves v ' 1 vy t r t e I
Cp r i 1 1 i a
Cv.., . . 111. .1 )
The Army Or
With the 5th Infantry Div. in?
Korea Although his recrods show
that he is still in the Army, Pfc.
Felton Pearsall of Route 1, Ken
ansville N. C is wondering If he
hasn't been transferred to the-
A member of the 120th Engineer
Combat Battalion, he Is now com
manding a large ferry coat on ac
river in the 45th Infantry Divlsion'st
section of the front.
The ferry is able to transport sev
eral jeeps or trucks across a 55-
yard stretch of river, tnus saving;
15 miles of driving between
the regimental reserve headquart- ,.
ers and the training area.
Warsaw Jaycees Make
Farmer's Day Success
Saturday, June 7, was Farmer's
Day in Warsaw. The Warsaw Jay
cees worked hard to make it an :
enjoyable occasion, and it was. It .
maiiked the official opening of
the Warsaw Produce Market which :;
i. now in full swing with many bas- .
kets of squash and fava beans be
ing sold daily. Peppers which will
come later are one of the biggest ;
items the market handles. The.
affair opened with a free eon-,
cert In the American Legion, and
free drinks, nabs, potato chips and!
ice cream were given to the en-"
thturtastie audience. That night, at
crowd of more than two tbousandT
crowded the Produce Market
where a free dance was held. The
music ...was furnished by Pope .
Brothers and the Sun Valley Boys
from Smlthfleld. The third annual
F'-nuera day was voted a huge
i ly all ato a-.en Jed. .