THE TIMES COVERS - DUPLIN LIKE A ROOF
KENANSVIlXK, N. C
l'l BUSHED EVERY THUK8DAY
.'4 THURSDAY, MAT, 23r&, 19SS
nrdLC'r-QG Several Changes
I T : 7 Gup't Comes Here
1 .cm Richlands, Na
tive of Pender , .
GOES INJULY 1st.
r:.rd Makes Quick
7crk, Adjourns At
-Noon; To Meet -(June
Owen Pearlle Johnson, 32 year
old school master, was elected su
perintendent of the Duplin County
' Schools fr the ensuing two years,
by the board of ounty commis
sioners to session liere Monday.
In addition to electing Mr. Johnson
the board made sweeping changes
.', in many schools in the county. Old
committeemen were replaced ; by
new ones and aUV committees in
creased from three to five mem-
bers. The new superintendent will
. ' take office July lst: -i:;.' ' "'-i' f , '
Jhe superintendent' office was
ihl scene of much activity and the
new board, under -the leadership
of W. J, Grady as chairman, lost
no time in attending, to Its busi
ness. By noon their work was prac
t ally , all done and the members
were ready to leave' for their re-,
spectlve homes but stayed over a
- a. rt time in the afternoon in case
s nthlng might turn ups' . '
1 .? Johnson, P.'" as he Is
b -r known,' comes to this coun
ty h'"Wy? recommended iand
i thought a little young for
a job by some, promises
. itinst'hla' record,; any-
. Johnson graduated from
iversity In 1927 after hav
t ; .ied his jhlgh school edu
n in Burgawi his native home,
r finishing at Duke with a Bat
' l r of Arts degree, he held po4
i ' ng as teacher at n Atkinson,
1 'ands, Burgaw and back to
I : : lands as principal, ' where be
1 a been for the past two years.
VaLh change he has made has been
one -of promotion..'. .r:-v.,V.V''
Xlr. Johnson was selected out of
a list of eleven candidates. His
name waa presented by Mr. John
Bostlc, member of the county board
from Beulavllle. After considerable
balloting Mr.' Johnson was elected
and on the final ballot It was made
unanimous. ; ., j. ' JT";' : .."? ; ;
ile baa wide connections in pup
: lin county, being ' well known " in
niiiny sections and related to quite
a number of families. His mother
a a native of this county and be
' " 3 Several staters Jiving in the
mty .at present He is married
. i has one child Mrs. .Johnson
s beforeuier marriage. Miss Min
nie Croom i of Burgaw. They expect
to move to Kenansville very shortly-
Mr. Johnson succeeds J. O. Bow
in an who has beeQ. . county super
intendent ' for the past six years.
Mr. Bowman's leaving will be re
f, retted by bis many friends here
find elsewhere and it is wished for
I ' nthe greatest of success. In bis
t o It Ings. Mr. Bowman v has
J the county to the best of his
y an din addition to his school
has always been ready to
out in every worthy cause,
"forts, in these things will be
1 greatly. The TIMES wishes
for Mr. Bowman that .-"he is
ring of .what good ' might
; his way.. . He is a conscient
j worker and means well. What
S e goes into he gives bis best
i s gets licked he can take it
a man.. ; ;j, V v"1. ' r'ij,f
Co mmittee'' Appointments' 4 r.
board appointed the follow
nr A. P. Cates, John War-jlng
car u Taylor, Dan Swln-'.oniy
I John Jackson; Wallace: W.
. ells, Edward Farrior, John
, Lee Hunt and Ed Wells;
y: Kdgar wens, ; Eugene
f nd Mrs.fD. H. Boney; B.
K. U. Maxwell. Htacev .
Mrs. Sallie Wallace,
. Grady and Zollie Korne-
ville: Dr. G. W. Kenne-of
A. Gresham, Edgar Brin-,
-r Miller and Chesley j Kenansvllle such a service at char
fftljliso: Robert Reaves, 1 ges the people can afford to pky.
y, John Albrltton, A. The company States, however, that
-id A. D. Byrd; Chin-lit must be assured 'of enough sub
. T. Fountain, John W. scrioers to Justify them putting in
V E. J. Whaley, . O. !a line. This number they claim is
i Elliott Pickett; at least 35. They are offering the
c 1 1" ' r!)', ... ' l-followlPg rates: with in a hula Mm-
Forty Four: Gets Ben
efits of Tonsil Clinic
Forty four Dupfln citizens bad
their tonsils removed at the clinic
held last week in the hlghjcbool
building in Kenansvllle. All ages
came to the clinic and received the
operation and all reports show sat
isfaction with this valuable service.
Dr. Edwin Bls&ell of Oolusboro did
the operating, assisted by bis of
fice, nurse and local doctors, and
nurses.- , , .,; . .. ,'s .
Tbese clinics are sponsored by
the Health - Department '-of the
county,' and put this service with
in reach of every one in the coun-
Plans are being made to bold a
second clinic the hut week in June
ho last for two orthree days, pol-
orea people wno can qualify will
be admitted to this clinic, and their
applications win be considered. ' -
SUMMER SCHOOL i
Paul Potter of the Warsaw school
faculty announced this week that
five week summer term will be
conducted . at the elementary
school, building 'in' Warsaw com-
menclne next Monday, i Onl his-h
school work wlllba eiven and his-h
school credit will be allowed ' for,ed, the, producers cannot, usevRevvJohn BarkWy,, pastor, of the
work done during the session. -
Meeting At F
The members of the Womans
Auxiliary of Halls villa Presbyter
ian Church will give a special Biis
tbday program . Saturday evening
at 8:00. The program will be giv
en by . ladles representing the dif
ferent Interests dressed In the na
tive costume. 'Japan will be the
center, or the study and especially
the Golden Castle College,, which
is the Birthday Objective for the
whole church this- year. A special
offering will be taken for tbe eok
lege'M :;.rr-:-.: wm,-A
, A special social hour with din
ner on the spacious table in the
lawn will preceed the program.
Each family la asked to bring lun
ch and spread it together and have
an old time picnic dinner with' Ice
tea as a drink. All members and
friends of the church are cordially
Invited to be present ? K 's' - 5
Stanford Auxiliary To
Observe Birthday Sun.
The - members "of the Stanford
Auxiliary will give a-speciai birth
day program, at the church Sun
day afternoon at 8:30. The Golden
Castle College Of Japan will be the
center of the program and a spec
ial offering "will be made for that
college.: An attractive program is
being arranged by. Miss Phronle
Kornegay and the public is . most
cordially. Invited to attend this
meeting. - :. ; '
KENANiSLLE OfFED Mpi)53i
TELEPHONE SYSTEM, MAKING SURVEY
; '. Modern day .business and travel ' . . . -
calls for modern communication : it of the local plant, resident rates
faciUUes. Kenansville, the capital ; 1.00 per 'month and business rat
of our county, is almost all xott 83.00 per month. Within a . six
frbm the rest of the world from "! wg Of the plant, beyond the
the standpoint of Instant commu- 1 Ml teiWtory, i 82.00 per, resi
nlcatlon. There is a private tele- dence and ''82.60; per business; bei
phone line from Warsaw to our twtm the 'sixnUe limit and 11
city but the cost and. upkeep i to1 nlIleB J2.60, for the residence phone
such -a line' almost makes , prohi- and S3.00 for the business phone,
bitlve the average person possess-i The company; expects to put in
a telephone. Our court house:
nas one pnone m ine entire
- This week a' surVev Is beinel
made by the Woman's Club of the
homes and business houses In our;
community to ascertain who will!
take a nhnnn. ThA PArnllna. Tola.',
phone and Telegraph Company
Tarboro who serve a Urge portion"
Eastern Caroline have Tmadel
known their Intention of offering
Church Starts Work
On New Buildings
f:-i S'.,.v . B . ... . ;'. if .
Work was begun Monday morn
ing jt this week on. the new Sun
day School building for the War
saw Baptist Church, and work has
progressed . rapidly 1 during the
week. Tbe new building Is to be
a two story plant connected with
the present church building. The
Sunday School rooms on the back
of the church have been torn, away
to make room for tbe new trw
.The .new building wiU Je brick
veneer, and plans are being made
to extend the veneer, around the
present church auditorium.;
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Left Over Certificates' delivered by Dr. WA. Shullen -
vr?.;'! bwgenof Indlanappolia, Idlana,on
In order that Cotton producers 'Tuesday morning,'. Uy 28th., at
who have Bankhead Cotton Tax-,10:80 .according td announcements
Exemption Certificate left over' made today by officials of the Col-
from 1934-1S39 season, to oe usea
. In 1935V1936 season, tbe producers
should surrender these certificates
to the County Agent's office,; so
ithat they may be reissued tor use
. eariy una rait unless inese cer -
tlfloates are surrendered and reis-
them this fau, so every cotton;
inuiwxr u win w iiriui w iui
utein m dv umb siiiwis w Mine, u
aU certificates surrendered wilt be
- - ' te .MMe4tf
ivuuuwi p. iuuyw,uuw w iW'wi.iuaiuc osmiufi, toy r rem -
tblsfalL -, ' dent R &vHllleyr:00 P. M. YM-
All B. F. Grady v . ,
r The. local school committee met
at B. F. Grady school Tuesday
night Jvfter having taken oath of
office and immediately re-elected
the principal, Carl H. Walker, and
every member of the school facul-
ty at Grady and Outlaws Bridge.
- To Elect Teachers :
June 3rd at 3 r. M.
I It was announced here this week
that the hew school board for .tbe
Kenansville . school, will, meet and
elect teachers for next year at 8
p." in. on Monday,' June ' SrdV, All
teachers wishing to apply at the
local school should mail their ap
plication to Dr. O.' V. Gooding,
secretary to the board.
' ' Rev. and Mrs.' Brooks take' this
means - of - letting their . friends
know- they are invited to Join : tbe
celebration of their wedding anni-
Rev, And ifrtl toHea' Vance
Tuesday evening,-June fourth
; 8:30 .to 11:00 o'clock
' ' Gary and North Carolina U
very "testim modern tele-
'r wmuiuiimuviiv sivwk to
J" auiomaoc;!vuai sysiem.
- wiscpner, cnier, engi-
ntmrJ i-om?ir mpf
r " , r 7 t w.riar-re8r changes hi the
I"" nexedne$day:iHe t athleUc program of the' jnstl-'
put 4n toe service and that War-
"w "'J v"ac''"" Irom
All remaining assets of the First I
NaUonpl I k of Warsaw were
sold 1 t I irJay to J. J. Bardln, 1
i r v.
, DR. HOWAIi
I Wilson.;: May zaro-Tne annual
address to the graduating class of
. .1 nkj.tf rirtnAn ...ill i,A
--iege. .,wv-,'V- f.... .
j The announcementTetated that
j the bacculaureate' address will be
delivered by Dr, Howrd 8. Hilley,
president of the' College at 11:00 A.
; m on aunaay, may ao ana mat uie
' farewell address will JJe made.,, by
wiison unnstiaw :wnarcn, at eigni
, uw omij tiwj. .
-iw iviuuicH! proeniu rauum; .
Saturday,' May i-8:00' P.," M
aew m. o.viuey! :oo r. M. XM-
CA Vesper '.T,Senrlce; 8:00 P. "M.,
Farewell Sermon, Rev. John Bark -
- Monday, May 27 1000 A. M.,
Class Day Exercises; 6:00 P. M.,
Band Concert; 6:30 P. M Alumni
Banquet and Business Session; 8:30
P.- M., Musical Program; s ,
j -Tuesday May 28 10:80 A. M.
Graduation exercises, Presentation
. of Awards and Address by Dr. W,.
A. Shullenberger. 5fe
- Commencement Speaker,' Dr.
Shullenberger, at present pastor of
the First Church of Cbriat 4n In
dianappolis, Indiana, is a graduate
of Blake University, holding both
Ms academic and honorary degrees
from this Institution. He has : been
pastor of Uie Indianapolis church
f(W ton WHM utttVo. wtltrtih H.n .
ten'year period also he was head
of . tbe Central Christian Church in
Des, Moines, Iowa, one of-the lar
gest In the Church of Christ domi
nation.) . w ;
' -During his present and past pas
torates be has been a lecturer - in
Practical Theology at Drake Uni
versity and; at Butler University.
He Is also a member of the Board
of the Education of the Disciples,
is 'Trustee bf the Pension Fund of
this. Faith , and member of other
church boards and agencies.' -.
He and Mrs. Shullenberger have
been named as fraternal delegates
to the International Christian Con
vention from the Christian Church
es of the United States and Canada
to he held in , England this Sum-
mer.-W:ifc;,st--, '- V1--.-- -
Approximately fifty persons will
receive. degrees at the graduating
exercises which is the largest grad
uating class in the history, of the
college:, ,The exercises themselves
will mark the end of the 83rd year
in which the college nas beeif oper-
WQ,,?. '..., . . .b "fix !;-'
Several ',:c hundred alumni 1 and
friends are expected to. be present
at the, alumni . banquet on -Monday
evening. May 27th and to take part
In the annual business session that
Immediately follows the banquet.
The highlights of the alumni busi
ness meeting Will be the submis
sion or the report of the joint com-
.niHee on athleUca of the -collee-e
which Is Mcommendtae drasuc and .
tiition. Robert Grady. ?29, of Ken-
ansyllhvis head of tbe alumni
(TrouD and. will nreatde nwr
meeting.' ; i-1, 4 f':iiVtM ' t i
I (- .. . 1
Jr., for $178.00. The sale -was con-1
ducted by Walker Stevens, attor-;
ney. Paper values listed at bet-
ween $30,000 and $35,000k i . j v,
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: Britain will build up air fleet to
equal Germany's. , ,
Pres. Roosevelt Vetoes Bonus
Plan Calls For Issuing Over
Two Billion In New Currency
Universalist To -Celebrate
Here June 2nd.
The annual Universalist Centen
nial Celebration will be held at the
Kenansvllle i high school ..auditor
ium on the first Sunday in June.
A picnic -dinner will .be spread on
the lawn of Mr. Hamp Williams.
1 iuvcih mymwm AVI I4 (7 VUVMIUII
will be Rev. O. E. Bryant of Clin
ton and Dr. H. L. Canfleld of
- Greensboro. l;
' The gathering commemorates
the meeting in Kenansvllle 105
years Ago. The Universalist move
ment was launched in North Carolina.
iasSiPres. E. C. T. C. At
i , o ,
j Outlaw's Bridge UnivtfrsalUt
Church will have a special pro;
Kram at 016 regular nour Sunday
J when Leon R. Meadows,
Jf11',1 of ;Ba Carolina Traln-
F. L. Good man, Pastor
The Woman's Auxiliary of Halls-
vme Meeta Saturday at 5:00
gupper and, Birthday Party.
Preaching Saturday evening at
' 8.00 In Kenansvllle.
Sunday morning at 11:15, Spec-
, Communion Service
Evenlnir worshin at 8:00. You
Evening worship at 8:00.
Cooking Schools For
Faison And Warsaw
An elefftrlc cooking school will
be held in Warsaw and Faison the
latter part of this month. The
BU1WI Will UUWI MlC UtlCUUU
of Mis. Blythe Burnette, Home
Economics director of the Tide
Water , Power Company. Many
helpful and useful suggestions will
be offered at the schools. House -
wives will welcome the many
menu and recipe suggestion that
will be given.
. The school will be held in Faison
on May 29th and in Warsaw on
Wives Of R. F. D.
The wives of the rural letter car
riers of Duplin County met in Ke
nanville on Tuesday, May 14th, and
organized a chapter of the tAdles
Auxiliary of the North. Carolina
Rural Letter Carriers Association.
The officers elected were: Mrs.
Kenneth Taylor,' Magnolia,', chair
man; Mrs. Frank. Barden, Magno
lia,, vice-chairman; Mrs, P. J. Dob
son Kenansville. secretary and
The ladies are. looking froward
enthusiastically to the next meet
ing which will be held In the fall.
S3 U IVliVlAK X U K UIN A17I JSli D I liHiiN.
, . ASSEMBLY AFFECTING DUPLIN CO.
Senator Rivers Johnson gave the
TIMES a list and brief summary
of eleven bills enacted by the Gen
era! Assembly of North Carolina,
recently adjourned, that affect Du
plin County directly. ""' "
A, bill was enacted' permitting
the county commissioners to trans
fer certain unexpended funds to the
general . funds' of Duplin County.
- To permit the Boards of Com
missioners and Education to repay
the sum of Five Hundred Dollars
loaned ' the- Faison Special School
Taxing District whenever funds
from that District W
pres-lm8llt.u,e payment. ,
To validate the t
acts of F. L.
Potter, Jr., a Justice of the Peace
10 amena me lacbi uiw reiauve
to1 the salary of the Board of Com,
misstoners. the pay of. Jurors, and
juuges 01 aiecuon ana ivegiBirars.
"Two bUU relating to the terms
or vjouit in uupnn voumy, ; ine
first to abolish the May Term on
account of the busy season with
the farmers, and the other to per-
it moUons and Judgments In civil
actions, to be beard and determm-
Dr. H.L.Seay- I
In Duplin County
Dr. H. L. Seay, Clinic Physician
from the State Sanatorium Is In
Duplin County this week, giving
exminaMon. to T B. misoects.
The children of the county have
been reached through the schools :
earlier i nthe year and Dr. Seay is
giving most of his time to adults. I 1 e
He is visiting the various sections I Following his custom of breaking
of the county according to schedule tradition and getting things done
given in a earlier issue of the "right now", President Roosevelt
Times, and will be in the county went berore a Joint session of the
until June 1st. Dr, Seay is being Congress' of the United States yes
assisted in the work by the local terday and urged the members to
Health Department, 'sustain bis veto of the Patman
tr ' Bonus bill. The President, in giv-
T1W Kirrorenti Waa
Roy Sltterson of Kenansvllle who
is manager pf the Dodge and Ply-
MM.k o.i' j i.m
iuuuui oaifjD tutu ovi viuc xii in
Beulavllle, had a narrow escape
Tuesday night when the car in
which he was riding was crowded
off the highway by a speeding car.
Mr. Sltterson was on is way to
Kenansvllle about 10:00" o'clock
Tuesday night, and met a speeding
car on the North ast River fill
between the two bridges on high-
way 24. The car forced Sltterson
off the hard surface and when he
tried to get uack on ,the car skid-
ded on the pavement, turned end
over end once and rolled sideways
down the embankment. The speed-
ing car did nqfc stop, .i ltterson
aid not leei nurt enougn to call a
doctor. The car was badly scarred
and bent. At this writing, Mr.
Sltterson is sore and stiff, but feels
that he has no serious Injury.
TO GIVE SHOW
Rose Hill, May 21st. The Crazy 1929 average. This, the bill's back
water Crystals Company will give I ers say, would prevent uncontrolled
a personal appearance show in the inflation.
Rose Hill school auditorium on Fri- The average veteran would cet
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audience is expected as these radio
entertainers are well, known. The
program will be sponsored by the
. minion fee will be charged,
locai u. n,. a. cnapter ,ana a small
Watch this paper next week for
th "T0!"16"0.' thf.,B5 CZZ
U(UIU1,J IVUiV fTIIIV,!! VT III IIV AV4
June 3rd. This picnic will Include
I every member of every family in
,and around our town and is being
sponsored by the Kenansville Moms
and Pops.- Final announcement will
be made next week.
Farmers cooperating in the TVA
program in the 15 counties of wes
tern Carolina are using the triple
superphosphate on demonstration
plots this spring.
Nation's bank cleraings rise 7
per cent to year's peak.
ed at Criminal Terms, when no
jury is required
A bill to regulate the foreclosure
of tax liens In Duplin County, and
to abolish the advertising of lands
to be sold for taxes, thus saving
the county and tax payers large
sums of cost.
A bill tp regulate witnesses fees
to be charged In criminal actions.
A bill to, permit municipalities'
of the county to establish markets !
for the sale of fruits and vege-; lacy that the welfare of the coun
tables (not to be used for local I try can be generally served by ex
consumption.) tending relief on some basis other
A: oil Ito prevent interference
with graves and grave yards mak-
tag it unlawful to remove from
graves or from the lots In a
etery with out permission. ?
A bill giving-the right Of eminent
domain to the County Commission.'
ers In order: that they may eon
demn necessary : lands for ,v the
Kmin n,M . '-. , -: "A ::. i
A bill to permit the County
Boards of Education and Commls-
sionert to adjust the back salary
(unpaid) -of the Superintendent of
Public Instruction .
House Overrides Veto
By 322 to 98 Vote
npn AmArira'4 PrHlt
1 mentd 8 LrCQll,
Could Not Improve
inB his vetoc message said.
"When the war was over, Con-
eress Kt around to deciding in
1 1924 that the soldiers who gave
'up jobs to fight at $30 a month
1 A law was enacted giving them
1 more pay for each day they
served in this country and $1.25
foreach day overseas. That was
added together, and the total
increased arbitrarily by 25 per
cent and lumped in an adjusted
The certificates were dated 1925
and were to mature in 1945. They
' average about $1,000 each,
j The Patman bill sought to pay
the certificates in full immediately
! with new currency.
Here are the essentials of
, Patman bill.
governrnewt would cash the
3,500,000 adjusted service certifi
cates held by World War veterans
in full at once.
New currency would be issued
to meet the payments, to an esti
mated total of $2,200,000,000.
The treasury would have autho
rity to contract the currency once
the price level reached the 1921-
'$497 for his certificate, in addi-
tion to the $500 he received on
a loan. The 15 per cent who have
not borrowed could get, on the a-
I "To resort to the kind of finan
cial practice provided in this bill
I would not improve the conditions
necessary to expand those indus-
tries in which we have the great
"I hold that that an able-bodied
citizen, because he wore a uniform
and for no other reason, should be
accorded no treatment different
from that accorded to other citi
zens who did not wear a uniform
during the World War."
"To meet a claim of one group
by this deceptively easy method
of payment will raise similar de
mands for the payment of claims
to other groups."
"It invites an ultimate reckon
ing in uncontrollable prices and in
the destruction of the value of
savings, that will strike most cruel
ly those like the veterans who seem
to be temporarily benefited."
"Every country that has attempt-
$5i 2 "SttSiS
suffered disastrous consequences."
"The statement x x x that pay-
ment will discharge and retire an
' acknowledged obligation of the
; government is, I regret to say, not
in accordance with the fact. It
wholly ' omits and disregards the
fact that, this contract obligation
is due in 1945 and not today."
'To argue for this bill as a relief
measure is to indulge in the fal-
than actual deserving need."
1 - o-
'Today, the credit of the United
cem-;state Bafe but lt cannot ultl.
Imatelv be safe if we eniraee In a
tmllcv of viflWimr to each and all
nf th rrni.n. th.t n hie to n-
.force upon the Congress claims
t. .-iiii onniAert
. . r
"I believe the welfare of the na-
tion, as well as. the future welfare
or me veterans, ' wnoiiy justiT'ea ,
my disapproval of this measure."