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Duplin times progress sentinel. (Kenansville, N.C.) 1963-current, February 03, 1983, Page 6, Image 6

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MERCER - CASTEEN ENGA*GEMENT ANNOUNCED - Mr. and Mrs. Dan Casteen of Route 1, Beulaville. announce the engagement of their daughter. Tanya Carol, to Gary Daniel Mercer of Beulaville. son of Mrs. Betty Lou Mercer, also of Beulaville. and the late William Daniel Mercer. KENNEDY - CASTEEN ENGAGEMENT Mr. and Mrs. Dan Casteen of Route 1. Beulaville, announce the engagement of their daughter", Theresa Renee to Douglas Lee Kennedy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kennedy, also of Beulaville. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. Dennie Sholar of Route 2. Wallace, announce the engagement of their daughter. Susan Denette, to Royce Kinan Casteen. son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Casteen of Route I. Beulaville. Kenansville News United Methodist Women The United Methodist Women of the Kenansville Church met Monday night with Mrs. W.M. Ingram. Mrs. Ed Rector presided. The program and devotional was linked together and was on prayer and self-denial stressing peace, and was led by Mrs. Worth Pearce. She was assisted by Mrs. Dixon Hall and the Rev. Worth Pearce. At the close of the meeting. Mrs. Ingram, assisted by Mrs. Stuart Hall, served assorted cookies and Russian tea to the 12 present. Eastern Star At the regular stated meeting of Kenansville Chapter #215, Order of the Eastern Star, held Tuesday night. Sallie Tyndall, worthy matron, and J.B. Stroud, worthy patron, were in their respective stations. As a highlight of the meeting, two members who were unable to be present for the annual installation ceremony were installed. Mrs. Joyce Williams, district deputy grand matron of District #8, was the installing officer. Celia Stroud, past matron, was installing marshall. Ruby G. Newton, also a past matron, was installing chap lain. and Louise K. Boney. past matron, was installing organist. Officers installed were Viola W. Quinn as Ruth and Hazel Holland as war der. Retired School Personnel The following local people attended the Retired School Personnel meeting held in Rose Hill Tuesday a.m.: Sallie Ingram, Louise MitchelE Mary Mullis, Carolyn Outlaw, Henrietta Grady. Lorena Vestal. Edna E. Brinson. Nannie P. Brinson, Z.W. Frazelle and Lloyd B. Stevens. Covered Dish Supper The Rev. and Mrs. Worth Pearce hosted a covered dish supper for the Mount Olive subdistrict of the Goldsboro District ministers and wives in the Kenansville United Methodist Church. Good food and fellowship were enjoyed R&N STUDIO Kinston 411 N. Queen St. (527-7649 "SPECIAL' l-Free 11x14 with Each Wedding Package Contract Signod In February. Every Wednesday KID'S DAY (2) 8x10's, (2) 5x7'a (10) Wallets Age 12 & Under Only I $9.95 + Tax. Duplin Duplicate Bridge Club The Duplin Duplicate Bridge Club announces the winners for the regularly scheduled game held Thurs day evening. January 27 at The General Store in Kenansville. First place - Martha Sitterson from Kenansville and Norman Sandlin Jr. from Beulaville. Second ? Pony Quinn and Morris Grady, both from Beulaville. Third ? Merle Currin from Wallace and Angel Warren from Pink Hill. The club welcomed visitor Martha Sitterson. Julus Jones Benefit The Kenansville commu nity is sponsoring a benefit Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 5, with the proceeds to go to Julus Jones for medical expenses. The hot dog wagon and a bake sale will be held at Jackson s IGA in Kenansville and a car wash will be held in the town parking lot across from the banks. Anyone wishing to help or furnish baked goods may get further details from Linda Shoup at 296-0791 or from Faye Whitman at 296-0354. Along th? Way iy Bmlly KilUtt* A history of the Rose Hill post office was published in the February 11, 1937 issue of THE DUPLIN TIMES. The historical account was re corded by the postmaster, M.L.Carr. The Rose Hill post office was established November 8. ? 1872, with Alsa Southerland as the flrst postmaster. Until July 1, 1913, the office operated as a fourth class unit and the postmasters during the first 40 years were paid commissions based on their stamp cancellations and money order sales. The first post office was housed in Alsa Southerland's general store in what was called the Henderson building in Rose Hill XI. s HpnHprcAn KntlHir*** by Rose A !^.???Jii?S By Popular Demand served as postmaster 22 ^ ? ? __ ^ years and was followed by QUIIHl S DoMCtT DOV his son. William B. Souther- ^??????^???1 * land, who filled the position _ ? ? four years. Charles M. 16 || T III U S Steinmetz became the third postmaster May 28, 1898. He was follbwed by Henry We Have Restocked 0 The Sale Items Shown In Our William G. Fussell, July To. 11 DOLLAR 0 SALE Circular & Will Continue This Sale 114 1913 Until February 12th. class office. William Fussell For Some Real Old Tme Values, Please Keep This Sale In Mind, sair* come In For ? Sale Folder. received third class status July 1, 1913. As a third-class 9 ? unit, the post office moved ^ III 1^ 1^ from a building owned by I I I I I Harvey Boney and occupied # by J.T. Drew into quarters True Value & Variety, Inc. provided and furnished by ? the u.s. Postal Service. Call 296-0034 Kenansville were furnished and located at the postmaster's expense; most were operated from the postmaster's existing business. The post office moved to its 1937 locatipn on Main Street, Nov. 4, 1926. Postmaster Fussell re ceived a salary of $1,000 per year, and by 1937 the salary had doubled due to the increased volume of stamp sales and postal collections. A postal clerk was hired soon after the office received third-class status. The clerk received a starting salary of $168 annually and by 1937 the wages had increased to about $1,000 a year. The third-class office operated on a beginning budget of $12 for utilities and rent each year; in 1937 the annual budget had grown to almost $600 a year. The Rose Hill post office was granted authority to establish the first rural free delivery in December of 1901 and S.L. Bradshaw was hired. Bradshaw left the office at 8:30 a.m. with a horse and bueev and de livered the mail; he returned at 4:30 p.m. Fourteen years later, April 8, 1915, Brad shaw was permitted to use an automobile on his mail route. The first carrier was hired at a salary of SSOO a year. Fussell was followed by postmasters S.L. Bradshaw on December 31, 1918; Henry G. Early, Jan. 1, 1920; W.Herman Hale, Oct. 12, 1923; and M.L. Carr, June ^ 25, 1936, who was serving as postmaster at the time of the 1937 publication in THE DUPLIN TIMES. ' " ? ;? 'A tTAll Winter ( 11 Merchandise 50. 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