IY JOURNAL VOTED TO
JTEIIE3TS OF. THE COUNTRY PEOPLE
.1.: ,AKiIXE, fc.
JANUARY 24, 1939
, lnyce of the
Co;' r-any in
( l cn the
. Tracks in
i as he
h i waa
. t tO a pulp. .
t il . . '
, cnrs immedmto.y got
i v ;h Coroner
Carl Smith, l
" v." :. who r" hed
e anJ i :.raneled a 3ury tot ln"
nation. The Jury empaneled
a: J. E. norring, Luther Miller,
. 2 Millor, II. L. Farrior, Herman
r wick b J J. G. Dickson.
The Coro-M.-r's Jury worked W; make good pasture the sec
' e case aU morning and about ond year ja contains more food
nren-T.-i a verdict that Vernon than' any other tilant that
me to hia death by being struck. be rown during' the summer.
a Coast Line freight about mid-, ' . in tne faU of the
"t. ' , '
Evidence brought out in the in-
ligation revealed U'at Vernon
i a hal
al drunkard wl.en not
e mill. . He was re
duty at f'
'-4 " ;
7 when .last seen
i that he hod
i ftead on the track
ii 1 1 j one side. 1
I H survived by his wle''greatest menace to live stock pre
a I y Vernon, 'four children, ,juction-in this cllmata, partlcularr
. i.!s i -1her and father. He wa8,iy n0gs. i ' -" '.,- 1 ' J-
. (' ; ;,ss old. - I ,The hog parasite wlll 'live -18
This is tha-second investigation months on tQp of tha soU and when
i bat Coroner Carl Smith has had takan-into-tb-stwmswh"Of the-bog-to
make Since taking office and I wnj hatch. Rotating the pasture
both were at Calypso. The first be-fand using the above two plants
,ing the Massey accident there i last j
month. fc " ' 1 I
r.!2 Ilrrried In' ,
Employees at the County Capital
were spectators Tuesday evening
at 8:45 t a marriage In the office
of the I r of Deeds.
r ' ' r Outlaw issued the ' lir
I three o'clock : and . as
; T- v Tresham, Jddgei
1 1 ,b ."e'.ls could round
. Lie c 1
Uathi i f
young c '.j
The coi " ; w .
, and 22.
r ,atrate C. B.
1 in marriage until
y furt maybe a
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. By I I MeLendon ,
County Farm Agent ,"
The following Is a series of art
icles to' appear in the TIMES each
week dealing with timely farm
problems. Those articles are prer
pared by the County Farm Agent
L. L. MeLendon with the view of
giving Duplin County fanners first
band Information of problems fac-
i mcr thpm during the' week thesart-
Icle is printed. 1
It has been the experience of a J
good many ' farmers - of Dupun
rv.untv that the 'most successful
,- ...tin. la fnarlB with lea- '
BUU1UHU unuwmv " '
variety-. Known as
, . . tK.
Common has been used as 'this will
Stand more grazing. ",
Lespedeza is' a legume and will
-row in this type of soil all during
the summer and is not affected by
drouth or wet weather.; It will re
seed itself In- the fall or the year
iyear and discing the pasture t
preceding summer., a good
gprlnff ' pasture can be secured m
some lan(i , rt, .
tf , t,0 pianU,' les
fr two years on
th? 8ame ftBd tnen changing
u-3 0f t! j .n ui.tee
th PontominaUon of stock: with In-
teraal naraeites. which . ar tha4
thi8 jnf estatlo Is lessened . to
Lespedeza should be sown at tha
rate of 25 to 60 pounds per acre
on the top 6f the soiTdurlng the
month of February.,
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Oratorical Contest Here Fri.
' The. Duplin County . Oratorical
Oontest reached a grand xlimax
Friday night when five young Dup
lin orators swayed- a crowd of at
tentive listeners into enthuastic
Keen Liauor . oui
and give youth a chance." '; Five
contestants from the Duplin schools
were on the program, and all de
livered their papers with the ease
of veterans.7 Three ministers of the
county, Kevs: F. B. Joyner, G, ,W.
Blount and W. C. Smith acted as
Judges for the occasion. '
The First Honor was won
Kiss Leona Jackson of the Kenans
v31e School, and she was awarded
t e Gold Medal. Second honor, and
f a silver medal were won by
Harry Home of' Wallace School,
and the Bronze medal carrying
third honor was i won by. Miss
"izel Outlaw ot the B. F. Grady
f.ehool. These medals were present
ed by Attorney L. A. Beasley, of
I'enmisville. ' .
I"! d Jackson, winner of first
! ,.or spoke On "The Effect of Al-o-
'-ol on llan." ' She pointed out
fj olcohol destroyed the economi
1 s "al, physical, mental and
si life of men and plead for
,n from B'lch a foe. Harry
i ii) h''or man spoke on
111 V e I ody." He stated
v v ' 1 ultima- y de
" m ' H a of the bof'y.
1 i j t aioi !si V
' end ro'
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100 pledges from home-owners
In I. , Ma County to spend $2,000
on repairs; improvement and
building, under t"ie Federal Hous
ing Admlnlsti 'm will turn
'loose in Du'plli ounty $200,000,
or almost one quarter of a mil
Hon dollars. This money will gb .
for buying material, lime, cement,
brick, lumber, paint, ' etc., labor,
skilled and unskilled, taking peo
ple off - relief and giving .those
.on relief good Jobs at good waf-.
es. Hundreds of people, - efen
thousands, s In 1 : Duplin ,; County .
alone can be put to work at good
'wages. -This, will -mean. Wore,
sales for the stores, grocery dry,
good; drag store, etc And abbvd
all will give Duplin County, 100.
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Those f armers whose hay crops
were short during the year 1934
can supplement with oats sown
this time of the year, during the
month -of February. K desired
spring vetch can be added which
win give, larger
tonnage of . very
' Next Mjeek this column will deal
with a recipe for poisoning' fleo
bugs and crickets and , maggots -of
all description which get into? to
Oar Fourth Week v
" Beginning in this week's tissue
of the TIMES we . give to our
readers a weekly column by, Will
Rogers and one by Arthur Bris
bane. A column, Seen and, Heard
around the Nation's dapltal' by
' Carter; Field,' and' for the kiddies
as well as the'grrown-ups. we give
you a page of comics. , ,
;i , . ..n ',, '0 - ' V 5'
' Survey shows . improvement f In
flnanclea of cities.;
and the slowing up of the workings
of the brain and mental . system.
This, she stated, was responsible
fof so many broken lives and men
tal wreck; Misa Mildred Jones, the
contestant from Beulaviiie Bcnopi,
fv. .lhwi "The' Effecte of
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Strong Drink on the Social Life of
Man, and His Physical Body." Bhc
spoke1 of some1 of the evil effects
and then challenged any one , to
show her any good that could come
from the' use s.oK liquor. Lawson
Mathews, representing the . Mag
nolia school ably handled the sub
ject, "The Effects of Strong, Drink
Pafn and After the Repeal Of the
Eighteenth Amendment.''; By use
of statistics he proved that ..the
condition today, was far worse than
during the time of-Prohibition and
called upon the people to support
every effort, to outlaw the liquor
evil. ' . i. -
Attorney L.' A. Beasley, in de
livering the medals to the winners,
made some -very timely rema ?
in which) he told of the fight made
against liquor In years gone , by,
and expressed regret , that any
member of the legislature of North
Carolina would introduce a bill in
to Legislature to bring back to our
Fine Old Slate that instrument of
the Devil wklch has dammed every
man .State, and nation ever ' to
come 'within its reach.. We must
fitrht sucb a movement to the last
"Keep our State " safe
lor our iu 1 uieae juuiu
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Lave tnrown l e cnauei'ge ueiore
vou ton' ' t In 6 uh a nohle way."
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. What's it
about? 4u ,
covery. It 1 .
aid In relief
to aid the A,
his fight for a .
Insure loans I
, lending Inst
the nation fur
Any v one -1,
bank that Is c
government i i
$100 to $200 X
s than' it
is plans to
Is his flan
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.lose of 1m
w ' from a'
tg With the
A campaign to acquaint 6250,
000 farmers, of the United states
with the provisions bi.the National
Act; ' which make 1 possible the
modernization of the homes and
equipment," " Is being launched by
the Federal Housing a Administra
tion, ln cooperation with State and
county ' farm orgai. nations. The
.present plan iato bring the cam
paign to a climax before the farm
ers become too busy with '' their
Spring plowing." .f
A small group of field men 1 of
taa.'FsvriV Section" ii tks.-Hauatng
Administration will work under the
Regional Directors, -ana) in toopera,
tion with the State Associate Di
rectors in cnarge or moaerruzaoon
in their efforts to bring to the di
rect attention of. all the farmers la
the pouatry thefbenefita which are
available to them, under the mod
ernization program. . -
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CONTRACT VARIOTJS STATES
( Letters have been sent to farm
heads of , ji farm organizations In
' ' Contact "Various State ' -:
Letters have been sent, to heads
of farm organizations iin each
State asking for their aid in this
Intensive campaign. One r-tft , the'.
first .steps wijl be to form State
advisory committees on rura hous
ing. Among the officials andNwv
ganizations which are being Invited
to cooperate in forming these com
mittees are the State 'Extension
Director, . . ' Home Management
Specialist, head of the AgricultuBr
al Engineering Department, Exten-
Ision Agricuutural Engineer, Direc
tor of Vocational Education,' Emer
gency Relief, Administrator, Pres
ident of the State Farm r Bureau,
Master of the. State Grange, and
President of the State, Farmers'
Union. '-; , k '
" Present plans include the organ
ization of campaigns in most of the
3,072 counties Of the United States,
sip To R
with special meetings in Which thetWUUams' biU for medical service
local civic bodies will be asked to
take part,. " , ' ' ,
Whenever 4; the Better Housing
Committees are organized on a
county-wide basis, these commit
tees will be asked to enlarge, their
activities in order to include farm
modernization, , - t. .? u , , ..
; Where there are no county-wide
committees, th4 Housing Adminis
tration's representatives will seek
the active cooperation of all agen
cies in the county Interested di
rectly in farm improvement.;-, .
. ' TO CALL MEETING .
A Duplin County umt -f the
Federal Housing Administration
will be organized ' In Kenansville.
within the near future. Mr. Thomp -
son, cashier aof the Branch Banking;
and' 'Trust Company .of "Warsaw,
has' been askei to call a' meeting
of all persons in . the county who
; are mterestea m repairing, reouua-1
ing or building homes. .-t'
Mrs. C. D. Dobson has returned;
from a hi.-, '''I .In W.Imlngton
v' ' t somet" ' e t) fro lor
i if . e are t l to learn
' t. " 1 ' 3 alo 1 l " cly.
laon to any Vorthy creditor by,
a bank without f ear , of the
bank's crashing down on hlra at"
any time for the money... These
loans may be made from 1 to 0
years, "with an interest; rate as
low ' as $5.00 discount ,, on the.
hundred per year which Is a very
low charge. Payments .'. may be
arranged In almost any way to
suit the convenience of . the
borrower.' ? -- ' " t
. 'You .will' be notified shortly
through ' the '.columns of the
TIMES 'of a meeting to be called".
In Kenansville of all persons who'
-.are Interested in Improving their
homes. Son should attend this
meeting and learn i the ( full de-
talis of the plan t to aid Duplin
: County In Its fight back to re
recovery. ' '.' ,-, ,
' A suit against the Atlas Plywood
Corporation warfJlecVteere Tues
day of this week In the amount of
$50,000. The suit - was filed by
David, Samuel'.! Bradshaw.
i The Plainttff " alleees that he
BU11C1CU TOIWUB ,liM.t" J
as a result. an aeddent in which!
a car he "was riding in
.w fotn: nto l-lia 'rmnkt3"Of the
Atlas Company at tM crossing a
bout 5 miles East of Kenansville.
The accident- occurred May 10,
1034. . ,
Rpnreamtincr tha nlnintiff are N.
B. Boncv. Kenansville; R. D John -
son, Warsaw and Varser, Mclntyre
and Henry of Lumberton.
.A caviat'to the will of Susan
Jernigan of Wolfescrape Township
was also filed by two nephews of
the deceased L. H. Jernigan and
erty to her nephew Rs R. Jernigan.
Recorder's Court In Two-Day
Session, Disposes of 25 Cases
Recorder's Court convened Mon
day with Judge A. J. Blanton pre
siding and Solicitor "Bogue" John
25 cases were disposed of during
the two days session. They were
as follows:- . . ' ...
.. Wm, McClurry . .charged with
abandonment. Nol Pros. . j-;,.
In .the case ot y Wm. Harrell
charged with Assault with deadly
weapon he tplead guilty and-was
sentenced to 3 months, suspended
provided he , remains of good be-!
havlor and pays c'ost ".,1,, u
WUlIs Mobley. It . appearing, de
fendant baa-not paid pr, R,.p.
as provided ia Judgment. Ordered
Capias4 issued ' V , -
Mattie Hare and Norman Ezzelle
charged with prostitution. ic Nol
pros with leave.
Judgment was in the "caae a
galnst Woodroe Rinenbark for As
sault with deadly, weapon, Nol pros
With leave.-' i te t ,
Levy Simpson charged with carry
ing concealed weapons, Prayer for
Judgment continued. ..." , , '
Jack JKoonce was tried on charge
of assault with deadly weapon; Nol
pros with leave. i i i '' '
Roland Norris tried; for using
profane language, assault on fe-
male tendered a plea of being
public nuisance, prayer for judg
, ment continued. . . , -i -
JUL UU1.1UUt;U..','.7-. . ' - vJ(k ! ft
Dennle Faison charged, wita'pos-,
session of whiskey- fot purpose of
ale -Found guilty.. 6 months on
roads.' He gave notice of appeaK :
Willie H. Hilt; wasifound guilty
of assault with deadly weapon and
carrying concealed weapons.: Pray
er, for Judgment continued.
,s Ransom Heath, Charlie. TWgpen;
and Burrell Carter were charged
with possession of .whiskey, .Carter
was- called an4- failed. Capias.
For Duplin Farmers
To Be Mailed Soon
Duplin Methodists . .
- rresent Kesoiuuon
A resolution asking the Duplin
County Legislators to upholds the
present laws for tbs control' of lir
qucr in the State of North Carolina
was introduced by Mr. C B. Qtiinn
at the First' Quarterly Conference
of the Faison-Kenansville Charge
of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, held in Faison, N. -C., on
January 16, 1935, and Was adopted
without a dissenting vote. Thei
Resolution as adopted follows:
-Realizing: That the integrity' of
our State depends upon the sobrie
ty of pur people;
i That our present liquor control
laws and particularly the Turling
ton Act", are designed to insure 'a
state of sobriety among our people;
That the repeal or modification
bf these laws will attack and tend
to destroy tbsse underlying princi
ples which are the foundation ; .of
our government ;
That the people of Duplin Coun
ty in Nov, 7, 1933 voted by a 1,988
majority, and the state'by 184,000
majority to continue
ment tt the prohibition laws:
Therefore be it resolved: ThatHfi
i$ our firm conviction that all mem
bers of the North' Carolina Legislai
ture representing Duplin County
should use their influence against
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and strbngly oppose .all efforts at
repeal or modification of our pres-j
ent liquor laws and particularly
And be it further Resolved: That
copleS;Of this resolution be placed
in the hands of. each legislative
! membej representing Duplin Coun
ty, and that further
furnished the press.
Rev. L. B. Jones, Presiding Officer
C. E. Quinn, Secretary!
Allen Jernigan. The deceased had
willed her homeplace and all prop-
wonth nnd "rhieDen dead not snill -
ty were found not guilty of carry-
ine concealed weapons, but of un- l.
lawful possession whiskey. Prayer
for judgment continued on condi
tion they remain 'of good behavior.
r 1; naKtov rtloaH frililtv of
larceny .and was sentenced to five",
days in Jail. (. j
C. B. Taylor charged with opcr-
atlng, automobile while intoxicated'
plead guilty.-Prayer, for judgment
continued. ' -
Taf t Fennett charged with being1
drunk and' disorderly and carrying I
concealed weapons plead guilty. He
was sentenced to 3 days on roads.
.fTin whaiAv nnd. Rov Edwards
were tried on charges of transportrJ
ing "whiskey is Edwards plead .o.otJ
guilty but was found guilty of aid
ing and abetting ln transporting,
whiskey. Prayer for judgment con
tinued for 2 years on condition he
remains of good behavior. Whaley
I was found guilty of unlawful posV'FARMERS HAVING SEED
Session and transporting whiskey.
Sentenced to six months on.roads
suspended for 2 years on condition
he remains of good behavior and
drinks no whiskey, etc.
, Rov Edwards was found, npt
guilty of larceny of automoibile.
WUlie Henry Boykins was sent-
eced 60 days on roads, f or r,
Abandonment ' ?
. 5 tleorge yOllinS Was glVe- OU UOa . "S "OKI ucaueu ,ura
on charge oc possession of Whiskey, the, danger f , planUng , seed that ...
i Istfah Dixon,- Hunting without 11-j wiU, germinate and produce a sorry
Cfnse." Prayer for judgment jcoft. pUu)t that might be transferred to
John Ivey. Johnson was glvea,12:he.Ueld and live but not produce ;
months for abandonment and non-ja maximum crop of good quality
support. ','''' ' y- I tobacco as the 'mature and fully-
..Marshall StalUngs sentenced to;
ftfnnnth for lnrcenv and receiving.'
. Alex Vann was given 8" imqn't3(.th farmers who have hot sowed
on charge assault with deadly wea.'thr' seed , to have them cleaned,
poht disorderly conduct and being .Tjef ore they do so. ., 1 , v , " ' , .
a nuisance. . . ' . . - V C f .There is no charge far-cleaning
' (Continued On Back Page) A l'ttie" seed. L r ' ' , , 2 ,
About 2000 Acres
NO COTTON DOPE
Corn, Hog Contracts
Ready To Be Signed
' County Agent MeLendon stated
today to the . TIMES that the
farmers of Duplin County will re
ceive Immediately from his office
the number of acres they can plant
and the numbers of - marketable
pounds of tobacco for the 1935
crop. This information -will be mail
ed out Saturday. .
' County figures, under the 85 ,
Mr. MeLendon said, will exceed
last" year's crop by about 2000
acres. Last year Duplin county
farmers planted 13,472 acres ln the
weed and this years figures arc ,
estimated at 16,500.
To date the County Agent's
office has received no information
Regarding the cotton allotment.
Th4 local agricultural office will
signing 1935 corn and hog
contracts next week. All persons
who sold hogs in 1932 and 1933 '
are eligible to sign.
This "year there will be a reduc-
tipn in hogs of 10 per cent Those
farmers who grow above ten acres
of "jcornwlll have to reduce all over
the fen acres 10 per cent.
Basis of pay for hogs wijl be
$15.00 per head for the Hogs reduc
ed.' TCorh .will be 35c per bushel
lKiiv, ' . ' . ... V
iur imiu laKcn oui. 01 cuiuivauon,
based'on the average production.
AH persons Interested in signing
a contract are asked to do so next
"week ai the time for signing is
) years Ago
For Increased Tax
. An interesting clipping from
ome newspaper was handed the
TfMES by Judge Blanton this
si-eek, 6f particular ipterest will be
the1 fact that the petitioners were
asking the Board of County Com-
; missloners to lew a tax. What a
contrast this would be to a petition
To. the Board of County Commis
sioners of Duplin County:
We he undersigned citizens of
Duplin County, respectfully petition
your Honorable Board that at your
June .meeting, 1906, you levy a tax
.not to exceed 15 cents on the $100
valuation of property, and 45 cents
on each poll to provide a road fund
for the purpose of building
permanent roads In Duplin County
and that you organize a convict
force for work upon such roads,
i ... K- v. cakk.
OHAS. J. SOUTHERLAND
J. W. JOHNSON
H. G. CARR
D. H. WALLACE
J. W. R. BASS
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A, great many farmers in this
county for the last two . weeks
have had their tobacco seeds
cleaned at the County Agent's of-
I flee. In Kenansville. A machine- is
used that Separates trash, light
and faulty seeds from the large
and,, mature seeds. -A farmer nav-
developed seed wouia proauce..
- It will be advantageous to ail