' .v' ' , ' ' f. . - r A - voted to tujs tms.
L I i ".'.- ESTS OF TUB COUNTRY
, . - i . I I " I " I - V V t FEOPLE. ,,,- ,
.. : .r.ics coyi ;upon;uke a roof ;V- -,v.,;; itVVi,;w'
ESNANSVIIXE, N.. C
'": PUBUSHED EVERY THURSDAY
THURSDAY,- MAY Wh,' 3W '
Tl Board of ''county coramls-
"-a held their regular monthly
is.iilirgr Monday and transacted
routine business. The Board had
; one of the lightest day for a" first
Monday seen here in several mon
i- A jury Jist for 'the; June term
. County court wai drawn-; as; fol-
, 'lOWSt v " ,, ,i. : , ,
. Zock Wiliiams, 3. Di Milter", !J.
O. mHh; Kenrjr Sullivan; ' Alfred
; soil P.-MaW mms, Durr Korne- . - - . . ; ;
y. L. A. Vernon; Rose Teachey, n marker is of Wimisboro h ue
L C. Pope, J. C Sandlin;!. Ellis STV
Turner. hVo. Southerland, - Owen words: "This is the .Ite of the old
Kenneday. Lawton Outlaw and J. ttobbs County Courthoiwe. - 1758
E Swlnson ' " a . " t 7M following counties were
I. N. Henderson, tax collector, rel made from VjJ
ported,$n.025.66 collected during ly Glasgow) "79, Wyne to 17
the month of Aorir ;: V '" i'a Lenoiikln 1791. Elected by
, TiSSSSRm of maxlmuVthe North Carolina Society, of C
ateoholic- content as prescribed by, njfl m- ' J nrin '
the state law was aranted to t X1 The site ,1 near Seven Springs,
for improvement of a road leading
from Cypress Creek Church
- Harper's Store to the Kinston.,B-Mi"er, E. H -Q. son
Pinn Hill Highway.
- Mrs,. Pratt McSwatn, County
Home Agent made her monthly report-'
Ait,,' y r'S J t '
DROPS DEAD, :,.:.
r DIGGING GRAVE
' 'Frank Miller of Faison Town-
fbip In, Duplin County, fell- dead
awhile Lrgin(f grave. "line VU
son Cemetery Friday morning and iiaw cemtery Frtd&y-aaernoon ',
was burled Saturday afternoon uif5:0 Mrs -Wilson was twenty-nine
ill 'family plot near hie home. No
or".,rs mry was called. aa Dr. J.I
JVC t arrlor of Warsaw was soon at
v,;M.iH.i. to hart failure.' audi
- - mnved to the un?rr I
i r-.rlor' to-be -prepared Jor
'1' v'. --
r. UiUer was ,58 years 01a ana
1 t ever married .He lived with '
1 s brothers and sister ht .the old
I (n h. irpipndahin see-
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L.d'of Dupun uounty ana
the-scene and pronouncea w,io "vr '""b
eU Vpoken.of by,aU M "'VtBWIM
I'e leaves tha following nrotners:
., and, asters. v.nu..(
of whom are stuung uving near
the did home place. .
v. . , .. .. -. - "
1 wrt-; ' kAnAnrintl' 1 9ft AAA
babies" 'for service. fi,
o..iit.j.k mslr nharaerua: seeari.
-successful end of war." w ,
Report Of Home Demonstra
tion Work for Month April
V During- Q:mohth ofi "Apr
club meetings were held fpr women ;ucte4 by Mr. Nutt, Federal Houb
with an: attendance ;of 417 mem-1 fag Representative In the home a
bers. one county federation meetj gent.a office. During Mr. putt's
jng waalneld at the county turt (jturemore than fifty Illustrated
bouse with an attendance of more gHea were shown in order to more
than 400 club members and club ,fully portrayjthe housing- situation
friends. Seventeen fish frys were te our Btate and nation: -staged
in 1? communities with an Member Study And Demonstrate
' attendance of 824 club women and
. their husbands, the occasion being
avFistt Fry for Friend HusDaaa.
Three hundred state buletlna were
.: dUtrlbuted, and 131 individual letr
: ters were written, also 1200 circu
lar letters mailed. .'Twenty nine
; people called at the office' for ta
' formations and help and 85 homes
. were .visited. 1 .The agent traveled
1050 miles In conducting, the work.
,Atf the 18 club meetings for wo
men i8 project leaders made wor-
: thy and worth-while contributions.
On 'April 19th, fifty women enter
.ed flowers in the first". Dupjln
C6snty Flower; ShowThta show,
'a: '.ough the first one to be r-
.ougn.tne nrsx one
T by the club members -
that a creditable exh b t of flo -
urmi can dr uul uu uiuyittji !
. is to M expectea .u -J" - bertson. The members of the fam
large part of the spring program m WQrk whch to.
will be devoted to the annual flow
er show, .t
Housefurnlsltlng Leaders Give '
' The 1? housefurnishing leaders
Y I'e splendid demonstrations , ai painiea s meaium oiue wmcn maae
f ir club meetings on walls and the room appear small, dark, es
l Finishes during April. Each pecially cold and uninviting, c, .j
I i'!r who gave a demonstration j There was not, it seemed a sUr
' 1 pevloi 'y attended an all-day face on the four walls larger than
r's school at Kenansville on a ten inch square that did not have
h ICth. Tills school was con- to be patched with patching piaa
' fry li:is Ilolen N.. Esta-' ter. In spite of major problems, the
Ir, r "e Specialist. ' , ..... jroom has been completed by an 18
j -, r:-.(!)ig : ' '" " lyear old boy, drafted from th3
d i5 n'n and women neiu,' ana two yuuug gina, oi n
i tie tUi-r housing, ' (C..' -s. Icnl 5t jrtzv)
"li :"i .-
Set Up Marker On
. CourCciss : "Sits
Coldsboro. May 2nd. The North
Carolina Society of Colonial Dames
on Tuesday placed a granite mark
er on the site of the historic Dobbs
County 'courthouse several miles
from Golds bo ro and the organiza
tion will hold formal unveiling and
ceremonies at an early date which
The following were 'a committee
on having the marker placed: Mrs.
ThomDSon. Fltzhugh Lee, E. O.
Hlnes and Marianna Garreissen.
MtsS Mary Faison DeVane is chair:
man of the Wayne County Com
mittee of Colonial Damea. ';.:-'.
Mrs. Ellen A. Wilson
.Warsaw, May 4th. Mrs. Ellen
AndersoB Wilson died at hsmhowe
in Newport News; Va, Jast Mted-
iarfw nri araa tauried In the War-
years of age ana is tne; moiner m
wo children, a daughter five years
old, and a son two years 1 ojtu e-
fore her marrlaee-to Mr. Milton ts.
Wilson of Newport News she was
Ellen Anderson, daughter' .6T. MM,
Austin Anderson of Warsaw.'' "r(ad8ter.vwae- alsqjiead. but the-!
iaMhuabaiiaiidWldr'nairftra olce failed ta Vionflrm J
- -j " i
stotera and one. brother. - .
t the homef her mother awiM.
nvMa ftoin6n .f :0b
npllnl,RU of Grants. 1
burg. Wisconsm, whO have been
.nA hi n..r uvmiI riivi
jerrltt left Monday for tbeltsbqme
it j ri l n v ' 1
Life speedometers", tells from
eye how long one wlU Uve, t
a meetinr con
: Beginning with January, he dub
members have studied to date the
following ". subjects: ; Reftnlshuig
Furniture, Picture Arrangement,
Durable Floor Finishes, Walls and
Woodwork, and in May will take
up the study of Care of Floors and
Walla. v. y ;
Demonstration Room tu Each Of
- i. The 17 aube ' ''"
' Arrangements are being made
whereby one room can be used aa a
demonstration on How to Correct
ly Refintsb Walls, Floors, Wood
work in each of the 17 women's
clubs.- ....'-:'.'- , ';- t
. The purton club was the first to
t .Tcomptated demonstration
i was offered as a
j ' j. a.i i ai
eluded patching large holes IA the
plastered walla, painting ceiling,
woodwork and floors.. This room
is on the . north side of the home
and some 25 years ago It bad been
' Miss Clara Fnssell - ,
:t MiM FihmcU ' was ,. rwned
Qneea of the May-Bay exereisea
' held at Flora Maedonald College
Tuesday altera. : Te May
TfssUval was held on .tlie' front
campus at 8:00 o'clock, v",
Miss lnsseUto from Heatti
HIU, She forroeriy Uwd to Rose
One Killed Liclahtly, Another
Dies iResmUQEAcqideiit In
Magnolia Suijlay Afternoon
Jim Merritt, age
69, ot Warsaw,
was Instantly' killed.
4tnd "a Negro
inaii4ied as 'a result af an accident
m , MaKnoitai Sunday i afternoon
VfstA roadster, in which
wew ,i(Ung collided with a
tXtmt, by Jlisa Mary
Dobson of Kenansville.
Tt of this vriUnv
wiiiim UatthjV ilrlwur nt the
the report. .- ..,r v. i . .
were hen .pa Us-"ukMi.
.brethei' Jarne Aldenmut
In the readstero were- William
:" tw. 1 (baa' vfcnArtMi tViof
stated that lt,W; ported tbt
alhird Negro was in xne roaasier
ud funmed and ran with a 'par of
whiskey hut this report cpukj I iv-
'" MLT, -LfUIBVd .siMUVU iw ..'
TIMES that his car,was going iqto
crossing slowly as it was some
what of a blind intersection front
his direction, dn approaching the
Intersection his daughter swerved
their car to the left in an effort to
avoid collision with, the roadster.'
The roadster's rear wheel swung
around and hit the .Dobson "right
front wheel causing; the roadster
to turn over. Very little damage:
was done to the Dobson car,, and
none of Its occupants injured. ? '
y Jim Merritt was instantly killed
and the others rushed to a Warsaw
doctor. It was reported that one
of the Negroes died Monday. ' j '
N Mr. Dobson is rural mail carrier
in Kenansville. Matthis la some
what of a notorious- character in
Dupitn County having served, sey
eral terms in Jail and oa the coun
ty roads. - ,4 t Xti-'$-A'-""
The coroner was called -and a
Jury impanelled but no Inquest was
held pending outcome of the other
I injured persona.. .. . ,.,.v
' This Is the second accident with
in a month in Magnolia at " the
same crossing and is said to-be the
third one ever to occur in k Magnolia.".-:
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' : , , , , , ,A
i Artificial radium can he .' made
cheaply, scientists are told. '
Representative t citizens
practically every t community rln
Duplin gathered together last Frt-
day night at Kenanavi-e high.
school cafetfida and.enjoyea t,- de-,
Uclous' supper served by the ladles,
of the County Agent's office, from -
ed themselves into an organization
known as the "Duplin County CiU-
sen's Committee." . '
The purpose of this organization
Is ; to foster, cooperation between
communities in the county and
bring about a better understand-
lng of each other's problems and
needs. The Immediate cr"ct of
ti.8 croup will be to ascert !n v
Uon of the near 5 tr::n
.X LETTERS HIT
, DUPLIN -1 rr -'
eoain letter fad has
County. Several let
orted to have passed
Kenansville v and
Offices. Pink Hulal-
several letters. . '
tm fad to v checked
i county post offices
a raahlng busl
from, other parts
try say that malls
,.. ; annual Christmas
si-.! received here con
a mt piece while' In
- V'the amount' - has
,ed,by .ttBe senders
'ufc t '
Den figured that if the
of v i
t .. V
to r e
. It tm
" "a to carried out to xom-
I n ever receiver of a letter
; evi-i t's-tUjt receive enough
6 i t n ike a total of , $1,
C ;. 1 $ Federal government
hi t-' -', h4 figured out that
t: a ' ' men la untrue and
tutat piiMMis, sending one of the
chain lottery may be liable to
Federal prosecution on charges
of using the, malls to defraud.
; Vitamin A Is essential in adult's
dlet,? chemist are Informed.
w t rtrailV: wu made chairman
tvih rtimiin Cbiintv Board of
- . . ....... 1 . .u
board met nd wganlMd,. The twpv He mericanf may be employed or
new members taklnr office.. we:.fW-.tertioop m :H'& ft,j',.wllf-keep in daily eommimlcaltej flaat
dmtjtmj& -WWhjer ; ante Mrs.-sSwinsnn-wa-bora facufties under the-Jur.
John. Bostfr of, Beuiavllle. They re- bertson Township in Duplin Coun- of the various committees on which isdictlon of the Army and Navy
place Mrs. Stokes Williams , who t yon March 21st, 1845, and was he serveg ,ith those senators who Departments, the Panama Canal
wa.fUUng nut the unexpired term before tar .marriage Miss Mary are handling various Important na- and the Panama Railway Steam
ot her late husband, and Mr. Carl-. E. Hardy. She was the last of her t(on&1 legislative bills, and his of- ship Line, "if any such occupations
too. of. Warsaw. ' - family to pass over. She was mar- flce be of a nature which would permit
Tbe board will meet again on
nnth ik. .intu nC oWK
MM iW w uw f - i
ing superintendent Of schools for
" """'Vnd the an-
the ensuing twof years and the ap-
jtooaevelt urges Holmes bequest
' m U... 11 1 LJm.
oe uneu ior meniuriui .......
CLEAN UP IN KENANS-
r.VnXE. NEXT WEEK
The POP and MOM Club of
Kenansville have designated the
week beginning May ISth a
Clean-Up Week. , All residence
and business houses of the town
are being urged to cooperate
1st this movement to improve the
eanltary conditions of the. vil
lage and at the same time en
hance the general appearance
'of all premises, with the view to
making the little County Capitol
"a, "Village Beautiful?. Special
attention will be given to the
vruage park and the big spring
behind the Courthouse Square.
The recent Installation of con
crete walks around the- Court
house and traversing the Court
House Square have added much,
both to the convenience and ap
pearance of the grounds. In ad
dition to this Improvement, the
recent planting of, Everygreen
Shrabery by the local Juntoor
Woman's Club and the County
Home Demonstration Clubr In
artistic . arrangement about the
Square has greatly added to the
attractiveness of the place."-
, J4 O.- BOWMAN, Chair
man Clean-up Committee. '
,u . o . ,
, ian just appropriated by uongress ;
for relief work, Duplin County 'Is
.,.,,, h.t mAfhnl.a
"i:r w . T
for the county. ;
1 Aubrey Cavcnaugh of Warsaw
ntwnd the meettnir by explaining
the purpose of. the gathering. The
group then went into a round to-
We discussion of the whole mat-
ter. It was decided that each per -
son go back to his home, learn
What their respective communities
wnted and needed most and re-
r s-t at tne next meeting wmcn is
; i -d for the first Friday night
. i i J ne.
. i v J . .
. ,m m2
'r Senator Robert R. Reynolds
Senator Reynolds Is in the Vir
gin Islands, , United States Pos
sessions; investigating'' charges
brought' against the governor of
the Islands. ) From there he Will
go to Panama Canal Zone.
. Morgenthau warns
r that bonus means tax increase.
V 0 ,
1 1 war Department orders 52,000
intocamp for' manoeuvres.'
Mrs. Swinson Dies
1 ai Ageui iNineiy
0 1 - !
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth S,winson died
at her home near Warsaw, May 2,
oi 1 -(V a ,m ami vu hurled In
u u a, . owww w" ukju
l iwi, miu uaa buciii. too last.
. . , . . I
" 17 1 i
lne 'nemuup "lun ul
I . , ;. -,
beautiful, character, loved and hon- conducled wlth the U8ua, dla. committee to inquire into the ad
ored by al Iwho knew her, and will tch efflclency. My secretary, viseabillty of this bill,
be greatly missed by the communi- Mogl McDona,d and the entire r-e
iy. waB vc.j- m ...
imunlty and home affairs all bar
life, and was able to be up and go
lng around about her duties until !
about two weeks before her death.
Mrs. Swinson is survived by the
following sons and daughters, Mrs.
Woodly Williams of Freemont,
Mrs. L. E. Parnell of Hemingway,
S. C. and Ben., Buck, Charles, Joe
and Mrs. Harry Pridgen all of
Duplin County. There are twenty
four grand-children, and ten great
Funeral servicej .were conducted
a tthe home at 4:00 by Rev -
U Goodman in the presence of a
.host or menus, ana the body was
v...Cv. tv 4 v
beneath the towering oaks in the i
family burying ground.
A tonsil clinic was held under
the kusnieea of the Dunlin Count v
Health Department in Dr. J. X.
Mnrtnn'M office Irt Falsnn. UaV fnd
The OperaUons were performed by ,
Dri Bizzell of Goldsboro.
. Another similar clinic will be
held Thursday, May 9th. Those
winhlnir tn-havit rhlMrAn tnnnlla rp '
nnAi thot Mm. nmaiiit it t
X .Morton for making the neces-
About 10 or 12 were
L. L. McLendon was elected pre-
'sldent or permanent 'chairman of.
,, Mr. Pavenauirh was an-
U M , r.Ma .rf!
jtake the matter up with Mrs. Spl-
cer who is head, of the relief work
for Duplin County. Mr. McLen-
don said he would write a letter to
Congressman Bardin for more In-
' formation on -the subject " Two
, letters were read from Mr. Bardin
in which he encouraged the Idea
of organizing' the county as the
group started out to do.- V
- s me nope was sxpenaea uwi me.
'organization could be mads a per-1
Senator Reynolds To Virgin
Against; Gov. Qf. Possessions
i. f ' t a V u' ' ;! -; i jr-j t - '
: - r.f tSpecial) ' the Vice-President I shall be prlv-
VUashlngton,'D. -C.--'Umtea swies
Senator; Robert R.. Reynolds vleft
Washington a few days ago for the
Virgin IslatidSj' a1 American pos-
session, where he will investigate
conditions and Inquire into charges
filed agaiHsf Governor Paul Pear-
son before, the 8enate" commiwee
on Territories and Insular Affairs.
Senator Reynolds, who was nam-
ed by Vice-President Garner as
member of ' a sub-committee.' was
unanimously selected by the' other
four members of the committee to
sit as a court because of his keen
knowledge of insular affairs' and
! his success as a Federal prober,
announced he would start hearings
at St. Thomas beginning May 10tk
Federal investigators and attor
neys have been in the Islands for
1 some time assembling evidence,
Following his inquiry into af
fairs in the Vlro-in Tnlnnrifl. SpnA-
tor Reynolds expects to proceed to
the Panama Canal Zone where he
will Join with Senators Duffy,
Bachman, Austin and Barbour as a
I sub-committee of the Senate Mili
tary Affairs Committee to probe
I labor conditions in the Canal Zone.
I The Senator Is serving as chairman
of this sub-committee. Protection
of the Canal is of growing impor
tance due to the strategic military
position of this American "Gate
way from East to West."
Following completion of the
Panama Canal investigation, Sena
tor Reynolds has been invited to
visit numerous South, and Central i
American countries as an "Ameri-I811 independence bill, coupled with -can
Ambassador of Good Will" a preferential trade agreement. Yt
and to study trade conditions there ' Coincident witth these interest-
which may prove helpful to the WS developmehU;concerningr Unit
United States. He will make the,ed States Southern ' possessions,
tour of the South and Central A- Senator Sheppard intimated he,
merlcan countries by airplane if he would seek early action on his bill
finds time to visit the Latin Amer-
During his absence from the Na-,
. . . . . n . n . ..
Prior to his departure Senator
"Citizens of North Carolina may ,
rest assured that during my ab-
nenro thn himlneM nf mv office will
ff, taff , k constant-
ly advised on North Carolina mat-
tora knt naHnnnl atfalru An T am
on vernment miasi0n de-
.legated to me by the Senate and
Twelve Sent To Roads By
Judge Blanton This Week
The M tem of General Coun. . Annle Ruth Mcintyre plead guil-
Court WM held Monday andity tQ charge Qf protltution and
Tuesday. The calendar for Mon- being a public nuisance. Prayer
day wag heavy but Tuesday wasf0r Judgment was continued for
yery Hght only a few minor char. two years on condition she remains
J. T. Gresham,
Jr.. moved that ,
the 11th instead of the first Mon- with leave pn charge of aiding and
day in order to give Clerk R. V. abetting in larcenyi , ml
Wells opportunity to attend the John Harris was given a . rus
Presbyterlan General Assembly at pended sentence on charge of pos-
The following cases
were disposed o f during the two
Tom White, charged with lar-1
cenv and receiving, plead guilty to . e
skinninK board bill. Sentenced to'
60 days on the roads.
Flora Kenan Graham,
cmiitv tn ffimlffltlfin and adultery. '
Prayer for Judgment continued for ,
two years on condition mat sne
remain of good behavior. j
Roosevelt Kenan pieaa guilty to .
a charge of fornication and adul-'
tery but denied driving car whlls
under the influence of ' whiskey. 1
Found not guilty of operating car
and sentenced to 8 months on
roads for former charge. On .still
another charee Kenan was given 8
months on the roads for false pre -
tense, the sentence to run concur-
rently with, the first sentence. ,
Harvey : Thompson- plead V not
guilty to charge of driving car
wnile intoxicated but plead. guilty
to wreokless driving. He was glv-
en a four months suspended sen-
tence ' for ; reckless , driving,! pro- sale. 8entende suspended. ;
vlded he pay a fine of $29 and Fossie Pickett plead guilty to
court costs, . v. i carrying concealed weapon. , Pray-
WtU Albert Dixon was given 60 ep for Judgment was continued to
days for assault on female. - . June term.
Carroll Williams,, charged with ' James Allen was given 12 mon
larceny was remanded to Juvenile ths for larceny and receiving, -'
court' r. - f, - i , 1 ' J. C. Payne was- given a su&-
Sam . Wilson was given 90 days I
for carrying concealed weapon. , ;
neg,ej to use all oommumoationr J r
faculties 'for keeping in. constant V- '
'contact with the Senate and my ''. ;' ;
office i deem this important gov-V'J
emment assignment a great honor v '
for the State of. North Carolina."'. i
xt he finds time, Senator ,Rey- ,'.c.
noidg plans to visit Puerto Rico to , ,
goUni out sentiment of the natives
w j,e subject of their independ- '
ence. " '"',' '
.Senator Reynolds has already a r,
chieved outstanding distinction ns '
a .Federal, prober at the, Capitol, -as
the result of his thorough in
qniry into the inadequacy of the
bankruptcy and receivership Jaws
aa was disclosed by his recent in
vestigations in, the affairs of de
funct hotels and real estate - con
cerns. He also conducted ; public '
hearings on the bill pertaining to.
old age pensions and delved Into
the charges, made by the little bor- '
rower, that usurious Interest rates
were being levied at the Capital.
New laws for the protection of the
small bond holder and the small : '
borrower are expected to be enact- ;
ed by the present Congress as a
result of Senator Reynolds' investi. '
gations. . . ,
Senator Tydings of Maryland de- -clared
that he would sponsor an in- ,
dependent bill for Puerto Rico Just
as he had done for the Philippine
Islands, if the people seriously de-
sire independence. . ' '
Senator King of Utah also was '
considering offering a Puerto Ric-
seeking to limit employment in, the k
Canal Zone to American citizens.
inia, measure, perming since Feb- ,
intu . 1 .1. . 1. . ..1 .
an alien to aid, comfort or support
an enemy in case the United States
was involved in war.'
Senator Reynolds has been nam-
erl rhAlrmflti eif the Mllitnrv Sith
C. E. Ouinn A. P. Merritt. Mrs.
Laura Moore Gavin,. Mrs. E. O.
Tittlotnn anH .TnA Oillnn am. nt.
tendinir the Methodist Conference
of Kood behavior and live at home
with her parents,
Elmer Mills was given a nol pros
session or wmskey.
Charlie Calspte was given 30
days on the roads for cruelty to
animals. NoUce of appeal was glv
Herbert Fennell was given
months for assault with deadly
weapon. To be worked at county
Laura Fussell, charged with be-
ra umoraeray ina a
public nuisance, was given a nol
A nol pros with leave was the
Judgment for Beatrice Edwards,
charged with using profanity and
being a public nuisance.
. Ed Allan Was sentenced to (i
months on the roads for assault
with deadly weapon and assault on
Harrison, was sentenced to
months in Jail, to be worked at
thtf county home, for being a pub-
Roy McGee was sentenced to 0
months for possession and trans-
portauon of whiskey for purpose of
pended sentence for assault with