s:T J-.vr.,.-"r V
KENANSVILLE,' N. O.
IIED EVERY THURSDAY
THURSDAY; JULY 18th, 1935
rlccrtain terms, they ask for action on'
xzLl, and state their belief inxeasons
.eir respective communities being neff-1
I ; .blame county commissioners and
.:hway and public works commission:
crushing then markets; lens
TBE EDITOR i
Th Junior Order of Kenansville ; i
ian of 200 prominent taxpayers held ii v
Hill Tuesday night; jmaSS meeting tO next Tuesday night. Superintend
!ifHlv5 miffht as well be in Souths
. T ' "' 7T " , j .are now scneauiea ror a ieikj
'Inn nsi fnr as the recriernition thev aret. .
" J cnir .Anii4mnt ' ; Everyone will teed' with Inter
cut; IS WJUtCtllCU uicj iCTiunuiis fc th .yropath and
paving highway 40, from "Warsaw toVaome in dissagreemenvthe let
, 'if aIU' J W.I1 fi11 I ter drawn by the citizens of Rom
ice via Magnolia and Rose Hill will
: I. i ten the distance about ejght miles;
i.;s.ke public letter drawn at meeting. ' ,l
Rose Hill and Magnolia citizens
are about to become Irate over the
attention their respective commu
t sties have been receiving f rota
lin County's Fathers and the
bill and' Magnolia regarding the
road situation. At least we must
band It to them for having the
nerve to up and say . what they
think.. The writer doesn't; know
but this action sonnds like' there
might be some hot politic stir
ton, to hard-surf ace this , short
cut . ' . e ' ' " h
"Rose Hill and Magnolia are two., rln' iibOle Duplin' when election.
time comes around again for two
towns with a 800 population each
when properly aroused could stir,
some stink and swing some votes
If they wanted to. Our Idea is
of the largest towns in Duplin
County and are. centrally located,
incorporated with a few miles of
e Highway and Public Works i railroad, on the main line of the
v.,, mission during recent years. vA. C- ui the. shortest route bet
An expression heard in a meeting 'ween Rlchmonr and' .Wilminton,
Tuesday night was that "Magno- m the heart of the. leading fruit,
lia and Rose Hill might as weU be vegetable and bulb raising dls-
ognitlon they get at home la .con-, 'trict of the state.. . Railroads have f. ti You know there are some darn
ognitlon they get a thome la eon-, always been our biggest taxpayers - good folks In Rose Hill and Mag-
that office-holders fend politi
cians, might 'do well-to-llsten-to
them a little.
J and are' rapidly .losing the trana-
nnlla. Thev never sav much but
The upset baa grown out of what portation of heavy commodities, when -they do speak Boy How--
appears to many of the citizens to Hundreds of specially! built trucks dy something baa done and
be favoritism to certain sections are doing this heavy hauling. Rose been sdld.' And haa.they spake f
of the county. Citizens of the Rose Hill is the largest strawberry mar- j The ' attention of merchants fa
Tim rnmmunitv and other sections ket and Magnolia la the largest called to an ad on the back page
may be surprised to learn that not bulb market in the United States,, notifying them not to honor any i r .' 4. rp i
a single foot of hard surfaced road not serviced with a paved road. Rural Rehabilitation Orders unless Keal HiStatC lTanSierS
touches the entire township. This, During the past three, months Rose they are countersigned by Mrs, ;
STRANGE TO ATOES
Earl Hudson aSn town
Monday and-he horf a tomato is
worthy of Klnstott. , Earl says
that his wife's ,n. ther bought
some pepper see i and planted
them in a bed a,.j few toma
to plants came up Vith.1he pep
per plants, he felf that .she
could have so ie early tomatoes
so pulled .up the tmat&Juuits
and. set them In 'the-: garden.
When she ;etuned p her to
mat plants nft they had had
I time to bear, she fund that her
tomato plants were . neanns
long green pods. Oi examination
the fruit of the iomato plant
tastes Ukegreen-'peppjij, looks
like gTee.,,ie, ha seeds like
green pepper but'M growing on
a vine that looks I ke a tomato
vine and ;, hat theoniato vine
smelt.r Earl says' jthift he has
not been able to work it ail put
yet, but promises X bring some
of' th fruit tarttenansvllle to
prove tils story. fi
Yield Of 775 lbs. Flue
K-t Cured Tobacco
Stands Poor; Dry June
- Favorable To Crop;
" truck: And Fruits
.. .. ' , A I TJ111 h.nli ; lOAA ...A1r . T. nl If- U ri f JUafJEie
n tinrtnAnH m n mil v id buuuici uu wuiurcu uw ' uuuv wwja. .ijunf iv nuiucr w jui. a, w ins-
..( " I . ' - . . L. ..
Township or two in Duplin tuw
fruits and vegetables, which ' had .Daniel,
k t,,'.,i. niant of this week mUea east . to Charity, thence . ' ,' MOSES OR PHAROAH
.jlmllM .lun'th t Vannnavllls Hie
.ih.ii.. .i- vM..m. aw I
200 prominent, business , men ana i "--"v,
women, and farmers,, gathered in f miles west tQ Warsaw a dis
e Hill and went into a detailed tonce of 25 m es. The distance to
,Slort of the proposition;:- ofWarsaw parallel with the . rall-f
-ir.g a hard surfaced-road 'rom'""" M RorH ill and
Jw to Magnoua and Rose Hill. agno"a draw' their trada from
,g the evening much heated AUanUo and - New England
Hsion was heard and there was- atates, How can we hope to main.
. iitti dA..ht thufc those DresentV tala our produce marketa and hold
... . mrp trfuiA. In rimnetitlnn with ruir..
were plenty sore over, wn.wuw -- -.-, "j , "
tion as well aa a few' other ques.-neiEhbors,., Warsaw and WaUace,
.M,h.nt broueht uo. without an Jnlet or an outlet These
I Maggie y.' Woodward to Fannie
Woodward Turlington, 2 lots in
. Warsaw.;.T,, ' T j ' -..
1 1 ' Atlantic Finance ,'fco. to Estelle
(Editorial In the Raleigh News J Ray Pelrce, 2 lots W Warsaw.
i' ' And Observer) : C. S. Savage and' Sarah Eliza
Whether or not a North Caro- Ibeth. Savage to J. C. Savage, tract
llnlnii la Imnrnssed bv ' the rea-. '.of lanQ-in Rockf ish vTownshlp.
.T' A ' TMvIa ta-Tirtrf Wtr Pnw.
er Co'; fUght of wky'ifenansville'
'soiling, of : S. play WiUuuna, of
the Jk J. KeynvW-T(
'eesslng tax, any North Cai
laa must , be unpresaed by the
gall of Mr. Williams In suggest
ing that the tobacco planters take
him as their leader In a general
desertion from the leadership of
I During the past two seasons,
'weather conditions in North Car-
'olina and in the United States as
j a whole have been very contrast- J
tag. The 1984 season was favorable j
in this state with plenty rainrau)
and good crop conditions, while for
the Nation one of the severest i
droughts on record occurred. This
year, on the other hand, conditions
are quite opposite. June was one
of the coldest and wctest over the
Nationin contrast to the dryest In
this state. As a result, the Nation
has very uneven crop prospects.
Floods' have been conspicuous in
the West and North. Crops were
late in being planted. Corn acreage
shortage may be made up by in
creased . acreages of . soybeans,
sorghumes,' afid other crops that
can be planted late. Farmers have
had to work overtime and use in
tensive' methods to overcome the
handicaps existing Uub year.
... . ,
J - Iinwood Newton and 1 'Estelle
! Newton, to John Newton, tract of
land In Rose Hill, township.
MAMMOTJTH TERRIPIN IS
CAPTITRED ON BEACH ' -
o t '
Beautfort, July 18. A log
gerhead terrapin - weighing a
bout 800 pounds and measuring,
about six foot from tip of snout
to tip of tail was captured af
ter a tussle by laborers on
Money Island Beach Wednesday.
Capt. George Brooks, resident
engineer 6n the Money Island
Beach improvements, knew that
Dr.-Prytherch, fisheries labora
tory head, wanted a giant ter-
rilui bv m DTougnt it lu rivers
Island where now It is becoming
accustomed to the salt water
pool recently built there.
First sighted bound for the
surf from the vicinity of the old
beach hotel, where tthe if It
was a she had probably gone
to lay eggs, it took five Negro
laborers there to capture the
reptile. And then she almost
carried the group Into the surf.
Barnacles by the dozens are on
the turtle's back.
Wsl : 31 ; Conditions . In Gon-
: . ithLast YearjEarly July
ririg New UfeTo props
NOTES FROM THE
BYL.U McCLENDON ;
The Home Demonstration Club
met in the Junior Hall on Thurs
day afternoon with Mrs. T. H. Wil
liams, presiding. After the business
session the project leaders gave rq-
. ,v . u n ...v... u.w - o , . . . ,- . . .
Aft.r h.ur. of thrashinsr out f - . " "" ..
their troubles the foUowlng letter Irom o'rec- Mr. Wimams baa bee. , avaii-
nal rtrwS fotoubllcation- ' ;1;'Rose HlU owns more motor', able as a leader In the tobacco,
was drawn for pubHcan. tra more,Voad taxes, afield a good deal longer than has
Rose Hill, July V--fV ma" handles more atrawberriea, buckle-V Secretary Wallace. He was a
of bringing to the attont ton of tte berrfM miMtrKn act. J leader In the tobacco field In the
State Highway .J" urea and ahip- more coffins and : long, desperate year, when the
Commission the rerouting "P caskets and Magnolia handles more Pful . price, received by the
surfacing Number 40 via Magnolia bubs and ; flowers, manufacture growers were the more pitiful In
and Rose HiU. was discussed and a gtrawberry8( - comparison with the continuing
petition asking for any part ofUie 1 fabulou. profIt, of hia and other
,, , Z ZTjL FT n'sl ta the state, 'not serviced with ;a
parellel wtth the A. C. I R. R. . ; m,!-,...-;-,-. .
... 9 1 1... OAV. ...nt '
. x m. -n..Aim.t.a
neBS u,e" "u Wl""l"' "JT;" I ' ple, than any other-dirt road In
fL? T2LlU state, oa basis of economy,
U tVUOQ xa cum uag,uwuw ..
A large delegation is planing
to carry the' petition before: the
(Special To Times). . j.PEts. a?.J-P W9rR ..accomplished
Rai'eigh; July- 16: The month of staraTast
June waa the driest on record for; leaders made reports: Mrs. Clar
North Carolina. The dry conditions ace Boone, "House Furnishing";
resulted in Irregular or spotted Mrs. T. M. Rogers. "Clothing";
growth. Crops were rapidly ap- Mollingsworth, "Foods";
Goodrich Corporation of Pete-' proaching a critiaal stage, urops in,"-- " - ar uens Mrs.
burg, Va.: to E. W. Farrior, lots the piedmont and mountain coun- J- Heato, Health , Mrs. S. B. I
inWallacef . ' I ties were suffering but prehaps not Hunter, "Home Grounds"; Miss
lo me same exttsui, an m luwr - - - ,
Although, the con- xue ciuo voiea Mrs. uiarence
The County Agent's Office
wishes to remind all tobacco grow
ers again tnat allotment cards for
selling the 1935 tobacco crop are
being, prepared in the County A
gent's office at this time. All far
mers desiring more than one allot
ment card for himself and ten
ants should notify the County
1 Agent at once the acreage produc
j ed by each tenant and the share
'of "the crop the tenant receives.
I ;: All growers wishing changes in
! their allotment card after date of
! delivery will be delayed 10 days
: in- receiving their' allotment jards
unless this matter is attended to.
! There are a few compliance
forms in the Agent's office in
Kenansville which have not been
signed by the producers for one
reason or another. All producers
are warned that no allotment card
can be issued until these forms are
signed and producers should attend
to this immediately.
In order to prevent any delay or
holdtip the delivery of any water
melons from North Carolina, grow
watermellon marketing agreement
ers are warned on account of the
that each and every shipment, ei-
i ther by truck or rail, must be ac
companied by an inspection certifi-
, cate. These certificates can be se
cured from Mr. Colwcll whose of
fice is in Faison.
This does not apply to ship
ments within the State or to
t states South of North Carolina.
List Of Teachers
For Kenansville . ..
"This 20 miles short-cut is tra.
veled more and serves more peo-
it'a construction will aave the
state a considerable amount in the
maintenance - of Number 40 'via
tobacco companies. . But not un
til now, did be undertake to play
Moses. ' Indeed, In those I days
some growers, lost In the Egyp-1
tian exile of starvation prices,
mistook Mr.' Williams for Pha-
; Perhaps they were wrong. Per-
haps, aa Mr. Williams has ln-
't . .Tamfaa Vt AlHpvmnn finit tvlfA in
'w.''Hi Hendry, and We,. tract of Plal" area
land -near Duplin-Pender line, r . -
i "::r.D r ;r:;v' r it brings to mmd the M adage
liti-Pender liner v. v -j- - -----
, ' . 1L' ' Remembering that condiions a
Mrs. Mary E. Ivey and others to - were ulte dry and
CUnton Lumber Company? timber faU harvegt waa goodi the crop
nri tract of land in Goshen Swamp. fnr.cnBt foP julv lat was encourae-
ine. even though the dry June
rtitinn nf nmna as, of Julv 1st re- w report me oesi ana sne
' fleeted the effect of the dry month, i was awarded the prize, a trip to
a me oiiuri course, a prize nowever
was awarded all the leaders. Mrs. I
P. J. Heath won the lucky prize by
drawing the llickv nnmW i
dridee. La Granre. N. C.
The hosteses, Mrs. Leslie Batts, , Miaa Trii,ahPth whithnrst
A complete list of teachers for
the Kenansville school for the com
ing year was announced this week.
They are as follows:
Principal; A. J. DICKSON, of
CALYPSO, N. C; Science: B. P.
Tharrington, Loulsburg, N. C;
French and English: Jessie Rae
ford, Seven Springs, N. C; Ilin
tory: Phebe Shaw Harlan, Kinston,
Grammar Grades:- Seventh:
Miss Marietta Neece, Greensboro,
N. C; Sixth: Miss Fannie Al-
next meeting of the State Highway Kenansville. It will take all of" the j stated,, toe welfare of the tobac
"or the past 12 years the dtl-' 40 operating between Warsaw and
.Ais of. Rose , Hill ' and Magnolia j Wilmington. We need a wide con
townships have appealed to Duplin crete road, heavy .enough f6r corn
County Commissioners to ) recom-. mercial trucks, hauling heavy com
mend hard-surfaelng qf.tWS short- modities to0run on. North Caro
cut, running north and south,, una has: several million dollars In
through the center of Duplin Coun- Federal funds to spend , for "road
ty, shortening the distance between building, 'as - we understood on a
co growers is the thing that Ilea
cloest to his heart. Maybe .it
does. But the farmers cannot for
get that, while -his heart may
have pounded Jor them In . their
distress, prices ld not go Op
until the farmers and the gov
ernment together' Joined in a proi v.
rnun i wtilnll diihIimI torfoffa nn.
Warnv anil WnllarA Bnrtmvirnatft. av.nni m..mmIH, aA r m,l nAn ; .1
ly 10 miles, Warsaw and Rose Hill ( economy. -For an the people and I entered the situation ati the re-
; I (More On Back Page) V v ' . -,(More on back page)
12 1-2 miles, Warsaw and Magnolia
8 .miles. Tbey vtdldijis" to keep
quiet", that the State was going to
build this short-cut, on a baals of
convenience, necessity and econo
my. Other road pro jecta' of less im
portance, seem .to have prior claim
for construction. We refer partic
ularly to . Wallace - Chinquapin
road Number 41, in the extreme
Bouthern part of the .County, for
I' e exclusive .benefit of the town
of Wallace aftd Number 111, in the ;
, nt delegation after delegation be
1' no that body.' We were' always
; ectod courteously and were as-fnu-e
.1 that every member of the
E. Walker Stevens, Trustee, to.
Hazel Scott 2 tracts of land, one ,
In. Warsaw1 township anda one in
Mill, N. C; Fourth: Miss Anne K.
Affect Basic Crop
Cuts On Vegetables
Is slight This Year
Kenansville Boy To West Pt
Warsaw, Galypsb, Alternates)
I A study completed by the Bureau
f Agricultural . Eoonomics in
dicates that acreage reductions of
major crops has only slightly in
fluenced, production of commercial
vegetables during 1934 and 1935.
"States wholly w almost- wholly
planted to major crops are Texas,
cotton; .North and. South Carolina,
tn,.r.nn onri Mttnn Town.. Kananji
' land Nebraska, wheat, corn and
'hogs;. North and South Dakota and
Idaho, wheat. The study shows that
the commercial vegetable acreage,
except potatoes, in this group in
creased by 50,000 acres in the past
two years, while the entire coun
try increased its commercial veg
etable acreage by 657,405 acres in
Wallace Post Master
E. J. (Bogue) Johnson's ap
pointment as post master at Wal
lace was confirmed by the United
States Senate on Monday of this
week. Johnson resigned as solicitor
of the General County Court when
notified that he had been recco-
mended for the place.
Cephas Bryon Sitterson, Jr., of Dupiin County boys. John Fon-6 ?me Thus ?! mCrease
Kenansville, was notified last week J " Warsaw vmt to Wt toJ these maJor crop state8
1 that h. hart heen tfiven- the t hD. tr.... i senta only per cent oi me coun-
north east v part of W5 ntent. cadet at tha United of Wftr8aw and Qenerai Sam Fai- Tf- "2
ty, for,U btflt.of t-e.Clty':i " VM S 2, Vo,M ac es de'voted to com:
wavmZTof ad merrfal 'vegetables.
Highway Commission and . . lm n,.iH rN.r,m V - ' o
Calypso Boy At ; s ;
' , Fort Washington
, E. J. Hill, of Warsaw," has been! ' Harry Patton, of Calypso, is at-
ana maicoini rtariieiu, or uuypeu,' . , ;,
aa second alternate. , , - .Warsaw Man Gets
. Thn ftnnfiinrmAnr tmi tnfinn nv ...
Coneressman Graham A. Barden.! RifiT Aniiointment
mission felt honored, by -ur epnas uryanv. u
. Mr. Jeffress who was, Chair-!ate 0 010 Kenansville hdgb aotiool
- . . .... nnri hn firrartnan wdiia NnrAqr r . ........ , . .
a oi we. commission,, reauzea " i . . . - .i.t Aii t W w Mt- ienamg we Reserve unicer iTam
UttU. no IS -T 1 -T . r-.mn.Bt flirf Whlm,.
o r ...r - o
u" ton, Md. Young Patton Is a Junior
' r. B. will m lo Fort Brae? on ministration with hearauarters inr 'ihniant1 . vircrinia PnivtAhniA
need for an Inlet as well as an College a year and a
t for Rose Hill and Masmolia. "
. ,in the new Works Progress
id us bow sorry he was,! C. B. will go lo Fort Bragg on ministration witn nearquarters m student at
they didn't have enough notification ; to take;. a pnysical jjew Bern. Mr. Hill, it ia under- Institute. -'
and told us to run along examination and 4f he passes will wm approve all prolects'for " ' k
iron the thing out with our go to west roini immeaiaceiy. , Jrt... ' Miss' Luclle Norris Spent the
noners and as, soon as the . Since attending Wake Forest C. trict which comprises the week mothef m
r was available they were B, worked for his - father in a Second Congressional diatrict and ettevmeJ . - . , v ,
' hard-surface the-road. , -grocery store in Kenansville until . several counties in the 1st and 3rd . ' ' 0 .
any. every Mercnants as- ew w 8:wiai m nu uu districts. Between six ana -seven
, between Richmond-Nor- brother, Jack, purchased the bus-.million dollars are alotted tot the
- 'il'nington; have appeal.. Inaaa froiii their father. ,- distrilct for work projects. . ;
C. Highway Commission,! The appointment is the first of , ;. ' ' ' o ' ' '
i t convenience, necessity its kind to be made in Duplin Coun' Miss Louise Wells, who Is In
", vhiih will shorten .ty in" several years. It is thought , school at Greenville, spent 'the
.ff.Jmatcly 9 miles that three or fou appointments
ro and VVllmirg-1 are all that have ever been given
week end with her family here.
James Johnson, of near Burgaw.
is spending the' summer with, itf.'
and Mrs. C. E.' Qulnn, of Kenans
ville. He is planning to leave at
the opening of college this fall to
attend 1 college in Spartanaburg,
S. C. . - -
weather was showing serious ef
fects on many crops. The first ten
days of July brough nice seasons
and by the twelth of the month,
amazing recoveries were evident
everywhere. This is true even on
corn fields that looked quite hope- cious punch, sandwiches and waf
less on July 1st. Of course, some ers were served the guests
crops were too matured ror re
covery, but many others were at
that point where the rain-fall went
Into maximum fruitfulness.
Corn has been backward, smal
and Irregular In development, but
the early July rains have resulted
In amazing recovery in most fields.
Cultivation has been good.
Wheat is threshing out very
well, but is 'disappointing in com
parison with the wonderful stands
and stalk growth. The yield of
11.5 bushels per acre is better
than the' usual. In fact, the In
dicated production this year is al
most 40 per. xent above the five
year average. .
- The Oat croo shows a good
piant ana neaa groww, ana sianas o
were very good. The 1935 oat pro-, Following the practice establish
duction is29 per cent above the ed last year the Mount Olive
average. RYE and BARLEY also Chamber of Commerce will again
show good growths and yields. ! sponsor the annual Farmer's Festi
, TAME HAY jval to be staged in that city the
Due to the excessively dry June last Thursday in September, the
hay crops grew alowly, and prob- 26th.
ably much of the acreage intended The Board of Directors of the
to be planted -waa not seeded. Mount Olive organization in ses
Early July : rains caused a rapid sion Monday night appointed Nel
lmprovement. The expected pro- son Ricks as general chairman and
duction waa 20 per cent more than Arnold Byrd and Clay Casey were
the five-year average, based on a designated to assist In the pre
condition, 75 per cent of normal liminary arrangements,
growth. - , .. The occasion this year will, as
. ' LEGUMES . i before, It was stated to be purely
Peanuts show a , condition one a social affair and as far from
per cent better than the ten year commercialization as possible. No
average, growing on four percent carnival will be permitted to be in
less acreage in North Carolina. : e city during the day and con-
. Soybeans are showing about, the cessions and gambling booths will
same acreage aa last year. Cow- lormaaen. . ; .
peas show 15 per cent reduction in ! w,u 08 remembered that the
acres. V.;;'. '!4-.f;' .occasion 'last '-year, marking the
. rananrvi close oi we narvest season in the
Mrs. Jacob Baker, Mrs. J. H. Wil-
. -...You ranamns icea arinn, Craig Marion, N. C; Third-Fourth
wafers and candy to the thirty- Mlss Edna Haskett, Faison, N. C;
eight members present. r. msa Margaret patPi CoIum.
Mrs. Graham Quinn entertained bia, N. C; Second: Miss Louise
the Book Club at her home on Fri-j Bowen, Willard, N. C; First and
day afternoon. After a round-table ; Second: Miss Margaret McGowan.
discussion of current events, deli-I Warsaw. N. C: First: Miss Eliza
beth Sparkman, Burgaw, N. C.
Last Of '34-'35
j The last of the 1934-35 corn
hog checks were received in Dup
I lin by Treasurer Major Sutton last
i Thursday. The checks totaled a
little over $800.00.
The average indivdual can tell
you many things to show that he
is not an average individual.
Mount Olive To Sponsor
Farmers Festival Again
It ... 'MJi-'-A t.. Mount Olive section, was a big
weather, the yield 775 lbs. of IZ ""? fro" faf
flue-cured tobacco per acre ls.m tte,1cca8lon
forecasted this year. This is slight- U8 "yh0pef, 'S
,y above the avenge but consiL. ,5
(More Sn back page) Everyone in Duplin County will
be looking forward with much in
terest to the occasion.
J. E. Jerritt Talks
At Rotary Meet
The Kenansville-Warsaw Rotary
Club held its regular weekly meet
ing last Friday night. County A
gent L. L. McLendon was schedul
ed to talk to the club but was dei
tained from attending.
Rotarian Jimmy Jerritt made a
short talk along the lines of ac
complishments of the AAA, giv
ing bis ideas of what Mr. McLen
don would have talked about if he
had been present. Following Mr.
Jerritt's talk, the group went into
a round table discussion of various
INTMATE STATE HOSPITAL
i , GOLDSBORO DIES
Mrs. Harvey Boney received a
letter from the State Hospital for
Colored' In Goldsboro a few- days':
ago notifying her of the death of
Homer Nicholson, Inmate there.