THE TIMES' COVERS DUPLIN F A ROOF
KENANSVHXE, N. C.
PI BUSHED E.
.1 7th., 1935 .
c , , t -a wlUl 1934
Kta that were in
w:a soon be in the
t's or'lce and each
r wia receive notice
. and place
wmm. - ---
1 Ur tl neceSary
i ' 1 f a TTn force du
1 i contract f
n these new.
e a.'U at me dim.-
'. .. t ! t
. . ... i- .... .ill ha 11m.
1.1. I I no w... " -i
; ,"ue h?J2J& but at the Jast report noth-
.1 te pu ....jiiied In this paper ana j , . .
cuKact p- -en also wlU be notl- baf been passed. -In
all proballty no tax-exempt-
Malarial Control PrO-
Son certificates 'will be issued to
f ; e cotton growers who do not
i a contract In 1935 and are el
e to sign. All cotton growers
t have not signed a contract
. ..id consult with their local
committeemen and sign the con
tract if they are eligible. Only
f ns for those contract signer llv
i t in Kenansvllle township will be
s a out in the Agent's office,
i l no forms will be made out un -
1 the designated time. Only trans
f r and -change of Legal Status
i nis will be made . out
A nt's office.
Thcotton form for transf erlng '
of aoreage and change of igai
Status have been received to the
c rice of the County Agent at
v nansville ' ' 1 v
It wUl be" MeeW tor all per
.vi- i v t . i.
eny other way come in possession '
cf land on which there is cotton i
' tuse, for them to either write new
contracts or to change the exlst-
t' a land.
to those now own.
The filling out of
... . . - . I
firs wui have to oe aone,
p). r...H pn '
... . a ..... . . a A
U order thaT the contract
1 . Hof-'for
i nount of cotton he can plant.
1.1 cases of the purchase of a
part of a tract of land covered by
a contract or in a subldivsion of
1 ,nd amongf purchasers or heirs. If
convenient ,lt would save consid
erable time if all persons Interest
ed would come to the office, and
agree on the base acreage of each
division and sign the forms' nec
essary In the changing of the con
; APPOINTED fir
The following list taken were
nuAintui liv tha Hoard of Countv i
commissionen Monday for; the
year 130: K. m. wesi, jr, rv raw ;
B. F. McColeman, Falson; A. ; H.
Whitfield. Wolf scrape; Miss Viola
Westbrook, Glissonr.i. E. Kenne
day. Smith; Wm. L. Miller, Lime
stone; Edgar 8. English, Cyprus
Creek; C. B. Adams, Island Creek;
G. H. Blanton, Rockfish; Mrs. A.
R. Bland,' Rose HiU; Ben V. Byrd,
Magnolia; T. P. Quinn, Sri, Ken
ansvllle; MlsS Lena. Smith, Albert
'. son. :.'.:';
Rose Hill Lassies Take
Rose Hill girls basket ball team
upheld ita record of no - oereats
thi season bV taking honors at
the punn tournament last week.
The lassies emerged through the
finals victorious by defeating Dunn
1 8to 17. In the preliminaries they
defeated Medow 36 to 14 and Erw
in 22 to 12. They were awarded a
trophy and Individual gold bask
The Rose Hill boys lost to Lll
lincton In the first round of the
EanTntTy a one point
eiD 16 to ia. '
' ' , '
T!f V. L. IIC !3Way In
r 1 Holloway. weU known
U..M,. nnniM noun -
'p.; j in. in the BapOst'ed with this division of Federal,
v 'tal i. "i Ealem, accord-,
; ,reived here 1
i r tA lr.i
. '.. ,t,ir -Kie. Hollowav served :
t' a talavlUe charge for a num-
t or of years, having resigned last
er Army Appropriation Bill
1 bytlie House. -,
t tn train ivilWrt
r u-"o"3 l;
, J. Cotton
j Here Now
7 arsaw Again Yisit
, ed By Thieves - ,
- Tuesday night two homes and a
ifI1Un atatlon were entered In
Warsaw. The station entered was
th t f , and Brlderers. A. lit
change was. reported missing,
H the fromeof; Albert Cooper
Uw nlght prowler, entered hW bed
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'ana kkjk izluu xrom xua liwmu.
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. nhift.. I. ..anltal rtf-
ject Started Under
. TheFERA -
WUl Drain Low-Lying Area . Be
. tweea County Home And
' Little River , '
Malarial control drainage proj-
; eci, a pan oi u " 7. "
. control program In North Carolina
'was launched In the tow-lying area
between the county home and the
little River Tuesday morning, J.
Iv Murnhv. project supervisor for
the Wayne-Duplta FERA district
n1isoiiuuu'-. i i,,;
The system of drainage ditches
'will begin on a part of the .county
I nonlB property, will pass through
the Marl pits on property rijtcent
to the countv home, and will con-
tlnufe On to empty eventually Into 1
the Uttle Wver
Thumct number of men to be
employed on the project bas not
yet been definitely determined.
Several will be worked on the ini-
m.i X th nrnlnnt. and Ottt- ,
y - r - 1.1 i
P'l "" l p", uj,ci-;o wire ..mu
fctiLg tUllf unUer way, ;, Several
completion of the project; ;
Senior Play Wed:
. Tha ftanlnr ' Class of the . Ken
ansvlUe High School will present
a play entitled "Bound to Marryrv;
next Wednesday evening at 8:00 in
the high school auditorium here. I
The cast is taken from the Senior
Class, A class which already, has
we j niuiuyu t o Key o. diviuwo '
plays, and we feel sure that this ; over Turkey was ptoyed
wlU be up to par. The playing iUaaaVi March 4. The line up was:
being coached by Mrs. Pearl. Mcv- Massey, Hollard (3), Mas
Qowan. The publle Is invited to at- (3) rxon, O. Quinn (6)., Brin
tend and get a good laugh to- mna 1151 wnndrow
suit the spring right- The admls-j
, 111 v. lie Q Mania '
"ion price will be 15 and. 26 cents.
Have Good Season
"' The Boys Basketball team of
Kenansvllle High School has had a
verv successful season this, year;
They have won aeventy-flte pert
cent of their games. The latest
were as follows: j .-.,
B. F. Grady IS, Kenansvllle 29;
Rlchlands 13, KenansvUle 36; Cly
pso 12, Kenansvllle 48, 1 -
The boys , are playing In the
County tournament, March 8-9 in
wMnh thAV fiAnA tn n.nma rait vtrlt.h
the victory. March 14-16 they will
be playing in the Wilmington Star . -
News Tournament at Wilmington.-
r , uu" vyiuuw u uuik,
the people of the community forTVA power Illegal. .
100 Wayne-Duplin Families
Place4 On Farms By FER A
Approximately , 100 Wayne, and
vised by the Rural Rehabilitation
Corporation the office District
Farm Supervisor, Ben Southerland
a ... .hi. ,,mK.i. nM'., .-. , y - . -
Wblte, but several Of the govern-
ment tenants are colored and It
li - the oninion of officials connect-
work that all will be on a sen sus-,
talnlne- basis when crops are laid '
by this year,
In Wayne county the "Kentucky
Farm", and on others on the Mt.
Olive highway has been leased and that each tenant use the strictest
there are about 60 families locat- j economy in operation of each sep
ed there. The Fuller farm adjoin- arate tract . ?
r Uie "Kentucky Farm" proper- ) Each tenant is furnished a mule
t; s bus also been leased and will at a rental of SJ.7.50 each) six
rrovide employment and a llveli-
hood of 10 to 14 families.
Hcnie Ec. Director
V Miss Blytbe Burnette, new di
rector of Home Service Depart
ment of Tld Water Power Co..
Her services are available to
housewives of this county. See ;
ad jut dstory on Inside. ' ."'vVr
170 Home Dern'ohstratiori
Leaders Here Mbnaay Mrs.
Boney And Aigrlojipred
their hearty support forthe sea-
Bon; specially for the; attendance
to .the supper given last Friday
night, March 1st. , , ,
Win Fou Games
'The'Brlnson Brothers, Clifton,
Woodrow, Amos, Wlllard, Maurice,
Lester and Davis, have organized
a basketball ; team 01 uroiueiu.
They have played and won four
games uns season, me bbu" "
scores were as follows: . , j .;,
. Beulaville H. S. 11, Brothers 43;
woinre H. a. 8. Brothers 30; Ken-
ansviUe H. S. 9, Brothers 50; Tur -
(6 (10), Maurice (4) and
The Past Week
The following marriage licenses
were issued by Register Outlaw
during the passed week: t
k "XVt White- :;
James PoweU, 21 and Mary Jane
Hardison, 24, both of Duplin.
'..,'i."w":';,'Ui.t Colored kX(-j- '
; Johnnie Milton, 21 and Lena Mae
Wells, 15, of Duplin.
Grant Copeland, 80, and Nellie
Cnristine -WeUs; 22 of Duplin. '
U Japan detains American tanker
to scare over spies.
Court holds competitive sale of
At ' various places in Duplin
county 42 different famiUes have
been placed. On one large farm in
Duplin, the largest leased by ,, the
Government in that county. ap-J
-iofoi in hiii.. , nM0.'.'
led in preparing for crops this sea -
Direct, dally contacts are made
with the tenants by Senior Farm
Foreman J. E. Crow, of , Wayne,
and C. J. Marshburn, in Duplin,
nlnm-jft nhnBrvatlon la made
and tenants are instructed as to
the crops most suited lor'tne sou
and given general instructions on
farm management. It is desired
months and. Is provided with all
farm implements and materials.
, " Now Is Straight
. j. ;; o ,':m
! Mrs. Boney, Countyi Welfare
Agent and the DUPU TIMES
are anxious to raise approxi
mately thirty-five dollars. If you .
don't believe It Is a good cause
Just read this! - ) -
Earl . Hardison, 81. year., old
' young ma of Chinquapin; has ;
lived 18 years of his life practi
cally doubled. A short time ago
he was carried to Duke Hospital,
and at the time his head almost
touched his feet. Doctors ''at
Duke corrected his allement but
stated that It would be necessary
for hiift to wear braces and es
pecially t fitted shoes if he Is
to continue living as practlcaUy
a normal person. Mr, Hardison
18 not able, nor are his peoplo
able, to buy the necessary braces :
and shoes. Braces will cost 180.00
and shoes f5.15. If yon readers
have a desire to really, help one
who is in need, help a person to
get some pleasure out of living,
'you are asked to contribute to-"
wards raising this small amount.,
, 1 is small when we .think of a
', person' health. The flmes be
' gins the donations With . one
($1.00) dollar. Who will be next.,,
" just send your dollar Or any a-t
:. mount yon wish to contribute to
V the TIMES or to Mrs. Harvey
J : Boney.;;;';!,; )M i'.
. It is believed that A State record
was established whe 170 ' - Home
Demohstratlon Club project, lead
ers and project chairmen came to
gether in & body nere Monday to
and to aitena me iirau wuuuijr
Council : and County-wide " leaders
During the morning session of
ficen were .elected as follows:
Mrs.' Hubert Boney, Pres; Mrs.
David Williams, first vlce-pres;
Mrs. Jake Wells, Secretary; and
Mrs. L. D. Dail, Treaa. -
The treasurer's report" showed
that a little more than $60.00 had) tempting to burn M. B. Holt's store
been paid in by the 17, clubs. Thism Albertson. Before Justice of the
money wlh be used to defray ex- Peace Sitterson she plead not guil-
0f ' leaders to leauers
schools, and also, a goodly por-
tion will be sent as a love offering
to Mrs. Jane S. McKinmon as Du
plin's part of the Jane S. McKin
mon Loan Fund.
- At 11:40 all leaders went into
conference with their project chair
men. Namely: Mrs. Stedman Carr,'
Housefurnlshing; Mrs. Berta Ward
Clothing; Mrs. H. D. McMillan,
Health; Mrs. Fab Newkirk, Recrea
tion; Mrs. John Middleton, Undid
Development; Mrs. M. F West
brook, Foods; Mrs. Paul. Owens,
Tarda; Mn. Paul Smith,' Garden;
Mrs. Stokes Williams, Education;
and Mra. Hubert Boney, Council
President and approved the years
program of work. , 'v-.
Immediately following the con
ference period, Mrs. Estelle T.
Smith, District Agent, conducted a
school in Parliamentary Procedure.
Promptly at one o'clock the Food
leaders invited the 170 leaders and
twenty visitors into the main audi
torium of the club building for
luncheon. During the hour promi
nent guests were introduced 1 as
follows: Dr. John Roblnsoni-Mr.
Fred Baars, Mr. J. U Miller, Du
plin County Commissioners; Mr.
Walker Stevens, County Attorney;
. More On Back Page
Speaking Of "Blessed
Events'!? How's This?
; "Speaking, of .Blessed Events",
the Tide Water Power- Company
has developed a unique -character
the advertising field. We wJl
your attention to an ad of Tide
; Water enUUed "Speaking of Bless-
c ea Hivenur.- xiae vruusr- jreicra iu
W "Jf thj. flf
you Uke tbe-newcomer la the ad-
Tide ; Water
.-ower JO. ;as weu as sue ,
u appreciate a noie irom you to
the effectr Speaking ' personally,)
the writer thinks the Originator of
the idea is very clever.
MacCracken begins jail term un
der Senate contempt case.
italy points out that army has a
reserve of 7,000,000 men. '
HONORED HERE 4
tet . sH
- Mrs. Hubert' Boney, President
.of the County Home Demonstra
tion Clubs and 1st vice-president
of the North Carolina organlza
tlon, was honored Monday -when
a living Christmas Tree was ded
icated on the court house lawn
to her, Mrs. Boney. is loved by.
alt who know, her and her work
i in me couniy nas aone mucn ro
j wards promoting'1 better home
. work In the county. '
Viet Ford Declared ;
Insane. In Asylum
Mrs, 1 Ada'. Vletta Ford Smith,
fVlet) was brought befdFe- -Jury
of twelve men here Monday on a
sanity heraing. The jury after
hearlnc? several witnesses dellber
ated for about an hour and return
ed a verdict of insanity. She was
carried to the State Hospital in
Raleigh, Monday af ternon.
mrs. ruru was iirHL uruugiiL imsits
two weeks ago and tried for at-
; ty and was bound over to superior
.Court under a five hundred dollar
bond. Later she was put under a
$500 peace bond.
Last week Holt swore out anoth
er warrant aaginst Viet charging
her1 with trespass and she was
placed in the county jail until the
Unveil Grady, Outlaw
Announcement was made this
week that the unveiling of the
John Grady monument at the B. F.
Grady school will
the 'first Sunday
take place on
April at 2:30.
The James Outlaw monument at
the Outlaw's Bridge School will be
unveiled on the 1st Sunday after
noon. In May. Appropriate exer
cises will be rendered.
o NV 1
Educaton widely Split on teach
ing of social doctrines,
f' . , o
Washington again pays Panama
in dollars) not gold.
High School Basket Ball
Tourney Opens Tomorrow
' The county high school basket
ball tournament will open tomor
row afternon in the John M. Har-
gett gymnasium, Beulaville, with
all schools In the county' partici
pating. Rose Hill girls, champions
of last year will defend their title
and are seeded first place-on the
play. The Rose Hill, boys, also
champions of last , year, will" not
take part .in the tournament, it
Is announced, as they expect to
be in the. Atlantic Christian Col-
lege tournament in .Wilson wmcn
, also opens tomorrow.
The opening schedule is as foll
ows: , ,
Kevllirv; Wallace Rose Hill
ZT, ... v Virrt v
Girls: Chinquapin vs calypso,
BnT ' .;: Z
oys: Rose Hill vs Clhlnquapln. Pneumonia was the
Wallace vs B. F. Grady, MagnollacaU8a
, . ' V "Hi v OV'A
Tv;o Electrocuted In
Atte:.r:t-To Save Co-17
Unusual Crowd Here
This Wee; .County
':: v ' " Court ':f--rr
' Monday saw one of the largest
Crowds to' Kenansvllle for -county
curt in some time. Judge Blanton
and - Solicitor :' Johnston . faced a
heavy docket -in County court.
The follwoing . cases were dis
posed of Monday and Tuesdays
Hezekla Williams was given 12
months for'' possession of whiskey
John Bankcum, .charged with as-
sault. Prayer for pudgmeht con- j
tiued, Rudolph Flgford and Bell
tlnued. Rudolph, Pigford and Bell
Pigford were given SO days for
The jury recommended mercy in
the case of Henry Rogers, charged
with assault on female. - ,
ROdolph; Dixon was given ".four
months-on larceny and receiving
charge.-, , ' ; '
James Newkirk plead guilty to
assault with deadly ( weapon and
disorderly 1, conduct. Prayer I for
judgment continued, s.','. J-if"f,
Tha cases against Leon Outlaw,
Martin Branch and C. B. Branch,
charged With hunting without li
cense, were nol prossed. '
jEamore Bell was given 9 months
for possession of liquor for. the
purpose of sale. ; .
Rodell Cavenaugh was given 6
months lor selling liquor. . 1 ':
;b. c, Sellers was given 18
months , f or carrying- concealed
weapon and resisting officer.
The ourt, found Cecil Raynor
not guilty on a. charge of reck
less driving. ' ' ' " N
' Less Britt was sentenced to 30
days on the roads for assault. 1
Judgement suspended. '
Judgment was suspended on Ez
zele Mclver on charge of purjury.
Bub Floyd was given 90 days
for assault with deadly weapon.
v Judgment was suspended on S.
Balnea after - pleading" guilt'
Judgment was suspended on Da
niel Alderman for larceny.
Jessie Roe Butler, charged with
larceny. Prayer for judgment con
tinued. Lucille Gavin was given 6 months
; iui laiceuy.
Bertha Southerland was given 6
months for larceny.
Fred Jones was sentenced to 90
days for larceny.
Samuel Miles was given 4 months
for reckless driving. v
Guy Whitehead, charged with
abandonment and non-support. Nol
Robert Dowell was sentenced to
60 days for larceny and receiving.
Mrs. Henry Middleton
Speaks From Wash
ington Over NBC
KenansvUle, March 6, 1935 Hun
dreds of Duplin County Club wom
en tuned in on NBC to hear Mrs.
Henry Middleton speak from Wash
ington, D. C, during the Farm
I and Home hour. Mrs. Middleton
1 sopke on "My Garden and Its Re
lation to the Health of My Family"
I This honor came to Mrs. Middle
ton through a previous garden
contest conducted by one of our
large farm magazines, in which
she was awarded a $250.00 prize.
Full text of speech on Inside.
New ruling to ease way for Ford
car sales to government.
vs Beulaville, KenansvUle vs Caly-
pso. There will be some change
In the boys schedule due to the ab-
sence of Rose Hill.
The tournament opens tomorrow
afternoon and continues into the
night Semi-finals wUl be' played
Saturday afternoon nad finals Sat
urday night The winners will re
ceive the county trophy.
Maple Hill Boy
Andrew Sholar, 15 year old son
of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sholar of
Maple HUTsectlon died Sunday
and Was buried Monday afternoon
Deep Bottom In the Sholar bur-
Solomon Rogers, of I Vo. N- C,
SS yean old, paid with 1. 4 life in a
gallant -but futile attem; t tot ve
that ' of Odell - Mercer, 13, a co
worker on a project, one mile f.'oin
Falson, on the Faison-Cllnton high.
way, at noon Monday. , - -i ',
". Both men. were electrocuted be
fore any assistance could be. ren
dered. ' . - ( , ' ' ,
: . A high tension wire - above a
crane being operated, by, Mereer
struck the steel beam on the ma
chine and Rogers, foreman on the.'
job,-; upon )' detecting , something
wrong . jumped - to ..'the rescue of
Mereer, thereby losing his own Jife ,
p" n crane oemg usea in con-;
structlon of the government-super
vised 'road building project from ' ,
Faison to Clinton had been In in-.V
eration since early morning ap ;
rently without any signs of faulty: jf.
mechanism.. ' . J " t
Engineers had. not .Monday . af-
lernoon given a definite explanar i v
tlon as to the exact cause of the '
wire contact, causing the double ; ft
electrocution. . "- . " i,' ' '
it la the absence of the general su-. i j
perintendent on tba job B. K. Ward,
district manager;; National. Reem-r2 , ,
ployment Service, Wayne and Du-T !
plln counties, substituted following', ,
the accident and assisted in remov-1 -
lng the bodies of the men from the
The bodies of the young men
were removed- to an undertaking , -.
establishment at MU OUve. Then
thev were to remain Denduur a full -
investigation tato the cause of the ; u
accident- 1 , ' (-,"'' .1 ,
Mercer was operating the cranb
which was being used to Unload '
I materials at a siding, materials to ,
be used in the road job. As be
swung the big machine around .
with a full load, the crane struck J '
we mgn tension wire 01 me iiae- -water
Power and Light Company ,
by the side of the tracks.';.
.Mercer was almost intsantlv kill- .
machine and attempted to pull the
body of Mercer from it, He died al
most as quickly 'as had Mercer.
Rogers is survived by his wife
and small son, Jimmie. They had
not been in Mount Olive more than
a week I He was sent to the con
tractors through the office of the
National Remeployment Service.
Rallegh, Mar. 6th North Caro
lina parents are classed as "fair"
in their responses to the appeal of
the Bureau of the Census, the
State Board of Health and the
State ERA for a complete regis
tration of babies born in the State
during the past year. Dr. John H.
Hamilton, director of the Division
of Vital Statistics, is informed.
North Carolinians had reported
approximately one-third of the
number of births recorded for 1933
on the little cards sent out from
Washington up to the end of last
week. Recorded births In 1933
reached 75,422 in 1933 and already
in 1934 the number has" reached
79,350, by which Dr. Hamilton es
timates that complete .recording
will show a tleast 80,000 births last
Duplin County parents have re
ported in the present "Register
Your Baby" campaign the births
of 417 children during the past
year, or 45.3 per cent of the 920
actually recorded births for the
year 1933, ip to last week, as com
pared with about 33 per cent for
the State, Dr. Hamilton said.
Thlg Indicates that fully 50,000
parents in North Carolina have
had children born to them during
the past year who have not filled
In the buff-colored cards distri
buted by the Postofflce Depart
ment to them from the postofflce ;
from which they receive mail, said
Dr. Hamilton. The children who
j have thus been slighted may have
ocCMlon many Ume8 m the future
I to condemn the parental neglect
tne vital statistics man said.
The campaign is about to end,
but there is yet time for parents
10 secure these cards frpm the
nearest postofflce, the State Board
of Health Or from the field or case
wrokers for the relief organisa
tion, if they have misplaced those .'
received earlier' and 'get them to
Washington In time to be counted
and checked at the State Board of
Health. In Raleigh. , , '
John Norria of Beulaville wax
taken to a Kinston hospital last
Friday night suffering from Uver
colic. His condition la said to be
serious. . 1 ;
it pubUo service.