VOLUME NUMBER SIXTEEN
; John Wesley Shaffer, Jr., wpu
lar son of Mrs. Shaffer and ue
late (Mr. Shaffer, who was killed
in World War II, is coming home
to rest His remains will arrive at
: Qulnn-McGowen Funeral Home
Qulnn-McGowen Funeral Home to-
- s Funeral services will be held on
Sunday at 3 P. M. from jreve
Presbyterian church here. Rev. J.
G. Morrison, former Chaplain in
Jie Army, Vill be in charge. Mcm-
. ben of the Chas. R. Gavin Past,
American Legion of Warsaw, will
. be n attendance and a full military
funeral will be given. Interment
will be beside his father in Golden
Grove Cemetery. They died less
than eleven months apart
John was a graduate of Kenans
ville High. School, an active Boy
Scout and popular among young
and .old. He was called into service
and ? while In training received a
number of medals.
He was killed in France on
March 4, 1945, and was buried in
Spiral, France. He was only in two
' John was born in Kenansville
"May 19, 1926.
i. He is survived by his mother,
and) the following sisters: Mrs.
Harvey Blake, Burgaw; Mrs. L. X.
Rouse, Kinston: Mrs. J. L. Tuckei;
Kenansville; Mrs. J. O. Barnes,
Mobile, Ala.; Miss Lila Shaffer,
Burgaw; Mrs. Ivcy Bowden of Kenansville.
Bible School Held
Rev. Gilmer keck .arsaw,
State Missionary for the Eastern
". Baptist Association, conducted a
V4 state approved Daily Vacation Bible
' School Clinic Monday, afternoon
and evening In the Warsaw Baptist
' ("''Church. . ' ' """ ,
'. Opening the conference at 4:30
, ' Rev. G. Van Stephens of Warsaw
fcfct ,the roll of churches ana. stated the
7- 4 definite purpose of the conference.
The Bev. T.'L. Rich of Ingold pre'
sented Daily Vacation Bible School
, Literature; Rev. A. L. Brown of
-4 1 Beulaville discussed Preparation
: " Day; and Rev. Roy McCullock of
, Rowan discussed Handiwork. Re
creation and Refreshments were
discussed by Rev. R. F. Marshburn
of balembmg after which a recre
ational period followed with an
. . evening meal. Rev. T. L. Rich gave
- Instructions for joint worship ser--
vice and departmental conferences
were presented by Mrs. Gilmer
' Beck, Beginner, Mrs. E. J. Morgan
of Clinton, Primary; Mrs. R. F.
Marshburn, Junior Conference; and
Rev Beck, Intermediate Miss Mary
Frances Moss, Educational Director
of Clinton, discussed the Com
mencement and Rev. J. V. Case of
Rose Hill, presented Evangelastlc
- Emphasis inrougn yacauon uiuie
School. : :
About 100 workers attended. ,
- Rev. Beck has spent much time
' and thought in preparing this VBS
Clinic and is to be commended. He
announced that a qualified state
paid Bible school director would be
available to any church desiring
. one. Any church that would like
to- have the services of a trained
worker in their community by all
means contact Rev. 'Beck at once,
a the worher will e available the
middle of May, and first come,
lerved. -.;" .
Mrs. J. P. Harmon returned on
Saturday from James Walker Hos
' pltal where she was an operative
patient, 'vvf vv
,J. C. Thompson returned Sun
day from Goldsboro Hospital where
he underwent ' an appendectomy
last week. .; . - . ,
Mrs. J. W. Quinn- returned on
t Sunday from Duke Hospital. She
Sr-'in recuperating at the home of her
f daughter, Mrs.' Hector McNeil. .
. Mrs. G. H. Best and infant son
nave returned from the Goldsboro
Hospital. . 4
- Carol Baars, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Baars Is confined to hex
home this week with tonsilitls. ,
Ibalth Dept. Adds
The DupUn County Health De
partment . is still expanding, ao
cording to Mrs. Gordon Kornegay.
Thi'y have Just installed an X-Ray
r-'ffelBe for chest examinations."
A ' t t"' 'n vi'l Y held
Frank Webster, Of II. C. TB Assoc.
Visits Duplin County
The Board of Directors of '"the
Duplin County Tuberculosis Assoc
iation met at the Health -Department
in Kenansville Friday, April
23r, E. P. Ewers, Pres. presided
and Mrs. Gordon Kornegay, Execu
tive Secretary, read the minutes.
Mr. Dietell wd Dr. Colwell of Wal
lace were appointed to study the
present constitution of the organi-zat-oti
anJ make -suggested changes
to be presented at flie next board
Messrs. G. D. Bennett and L. W.
Outlaw, Dr. G. V. Gooding and
Mrs. Inez Boney were added to the
Board of Directors.
Mr. Frank Webster, Executive
Secretary of the N. C. TB Associa
Springtime Rhythm Revue To Be
Be Presented Warsaw Friday Night
By MRS. STACY BRITT
Under the auspices of the War
saw Parent-Teacher Association,
"The Springtime Revue" produced
Dy Mrs. Audrey Alphin BrtWs
Rhythm Class, will be presented
on Friday evening, April 30 at 8
o'clock in the Warsaw High School
Auditorium. Participants in thu
royne which pave their premier
showing last Friday night to a ca
pacity audience in the Kenansville
High School, are pupils from War
raw Kenansville, B. F. Grady and
Mt. Olive. Admission will be. 15
and 35 cents with proceeds to go
to the Warsaw PTA.
This program will be a realiza
tion of your childhood drean.s.
when you see Mother Goose and
all beYVaymateW Bo-Peep, Lucy
Locket KittS Fisher. Curly-Xecks,
Little Miss Muffet and aU the rest
of them, actually in person. The
little Breezes, Raindrop Fairies,
Sunshine Fairies and others will
take you back many years and
Mistress Mary in person with all
her dainty flowers is too beautiful
to be real. The colorful costumes
of the fifty or more children in
the cast a:e some of the most elubo
rate and beautiful ones, you have
ever. seen. In fact, Warsaw has
never seen anything presented
quite so lovely. Plan now to see
this .most unusual revue of th
Rhythm Class and you will go home
delightfully satisfied with youi
evening's entertainment. Critics
who witnessed ' the Kenansville
showing say that that "The Spring
time Rhythm Revue" is so exqui
site and lovely, wonderfully pro
duced and by all means should be
carried to Mew York for a stage
showing. It's equal has not been
seen in this community" '.
Mrs. Butler, a capable and talen
ted first grade teacher of the B. K.
Grady School, will be fondly re
membered m Miss Audrey Alphin,
when she at one time taught Public
School Music in the Warsaw ychool.
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KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
tion wis present and spoke on the
TB Control Program as prescribed
by the National Tuberculosis As
sociation, and which stresses the
following four things: 1. Case Find
In?; 1 Trentment; After Cre
ani Rehabilitation; 4. Protection of
family from economic distress, "le
brought out ihe fact that this p-o
gram could be brought about only
with the cooperation of the private
physician, the tax supported agen
cies such as Welfare and Health
Department-.. TB associations and
Mrs. Wesley Espy, Field Director
for TB was present and submitted
some very timely suggestions to
Three Elderly Ladies
When Truck Rams
Rear Of Car
Patrolman Provo of Wallace ar
rested David Hobbs, 22 year-old
Negro, on the Duplin-Pender
County line at Rockfish creek on
Sunday morning at 9:30". Hobbs
was driving a 1940 International
Iruck and rammed, into (he rear
of a " 1942" Mercury automobile,
headed south. The Mereury.was
drren by B. E. Wilson of Green-:
vme. With him were Mrs. Allle
Forrest of Grifton, who suffered
broken arm; Mrs. G. W. Wilson of
Grifton, back injury and fifteen
stitches in her head; Mrs. Annie
Jones also of Grifton, suffered
head and back injuries. All three
women were about 50 years old.
Chief Boone and the Wallace
Fire department aided Provo. The
Mercury gas tank exploded and trie
car was completely demolishe 1.
Nine bonds were saved but one of
t'ae ladies' hand bag was burned.
' Provo took the Negro to Pender
County jail the accident jus.
over the line ,'n Pender.
Monday morning Sheriff J. T.
Brown called Sheriff Jones in K"
nansville to go after the Negro,
saying that he h.d gone "nuts".
Ralph went, or sent for him and
efforts were being made to get
him into the Negro State hospital
Charges preferred were wreck
less driving, assault and driving
without driver's license.
WARSAW TOBACCO STATE LEAGUE BASE
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Red Cross Drive
The 1948 American Red Cross
Duplin County Chapter Fund
Campaign Report .as at April 20
is as follows:
Kenansville District Goal, $425.
Amount Reported $441.0U
Beulaville - Goal $250.teported
Outlaws Bridge - Goal $65. Re
Rdqe Hill - Goal $600. Reported
Chinquapin - Goal $155, Report
Potter's Hill - Goal $48. Report
Calypsp - Goal $400. Reported
Goal $65. Reported
Warsaw and Bowdon
B. F. Grady - Goal $155. Report
Wallace - Goal $850. Reported
Faison - Goal $410. Reported
Magnolia - Goal S130. Reported
Total, 13 communities - Goal
$4,401. Reported $2,835.82,
Sheriff R. J. Jones, Campaign
manager for this county urges all
solicitors who have not already
done so to send reports in at the
end of this week if possible and
not forget to return the contribu
A Letter To
April 19, 1943
My dear Mr. Jerrltt:
We were very much pleased to
receive a copy of the fine article
from the April 9 issue of The Du
plin Times regarding your out
standing record as Chairman of the
Duplin Couhty Chapter. We join
with the membership of the chap
ter in expressing to you our ap
preciation for your conscientious
leadership, your enthusiastic inter
est and your splendid record of
I need not tell you that over the
years the ability of the Red Cross
to serve the people has come from
the willingness of so many splendid
citizens throughout the country to
give of their time and effort vol
untarily to serve others. The trust
and confidence of . people every
where in the American Red Cress
is a living monument to the char
acter, vision, and service of our
Very sincerely yours,
Francis P. Simerville,
American Red Cross.
Duplin Quartette Fly
Last Friday Rev. J. G. Morrison,
L. F. Weeks, M. F. Allen and Geo.
Penney flew from Chnton to Ral-
FRIDAY, APRIL 30th 1948 , - No. 18
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The above pictures were taken
at Mrs. Butler's Rhythm Class Re
vue, held in Kenansville- last week
The Class is composed of students
from Warsaw, Kenansville, B. F.
Grady and Mount Olive. The Re
vue will be put on at the Warsaw
High School Auditorium next Fri
All lumber has been secured for
the hut and consti uct on on the
banks of Maxwell pond is sched
uled to get under way shortly.
Commanfier Thompson annouu
ces that a very important meeting
of the Post will be held at Grady
S.-hool on Fridry May 7. Every
member is urged to attend.
Duplin's Base Ball Club (s Moving Fine;
Winning Three Of First Five Games
The Warsaw Baseball Club, of
the Tobacco State League, appears
to be pepped up this season. The
rookies lost the opener last Friday
night to Smithfield in Smithfield
10 to 3 but on the rebound Satu.
day night at home they knocked
out Smithfield 16 to 6.
Sunday afternoon they lost to
Red Springs 6 to 4 at Warsaw but
recompense! themselves Monday
by defeating Red Springs on their
home ground with a shut-out 3 to
Tuesday night at home the boys
eigh to attend a Soil Conservation
meeting at the Sir Walter Hotel.
Mr. Morrison was pilot.
At the meeting, sponsored by
the Stale Bankers Association, Mr.
Morrison's father, a Farm Agent in
Lincoln County, was one of the
speakers. Louis Broomfield, noted
author and Prof. Butts of Purdue
University also spoke.
-t thote Frock Engraving)
? i fa t ;J . Sk- "1 I
lambasted Smithfield to the tune
of 6 to 0.
At present Warsaw-is third in
the Lcapue's standing. Wilmington
is on top.
Good crowds have been coming
out and enthusiasm is running high.
Piano Recital Here
Mrs. Lvdia Southerland Latham
will present her piano students in The Times omitted the name of
recital on Wednesday evening. May OLIVER HORNE of Beulaville, for
5th at 8: 15, at the Kenansvill Constable. Mr. Home is a candi
High School Auditorium. date for re-election.
Mrs. Butler's Rhythm Revue Goes Over
Big Here; Large Audience
On Friday evening, Audrey Al
phin Butler's Rhythm Class was
presented in a review in the Ke
nansville School auditorium.
It was really a gala occasion. The
costumes were exquisite and the
children were "out-of-this-world".
Children in the program were from
the Kenansville, B. F. Grady, rt.
Olive and Warsaw Schools and
showed excellent training by their
teacher, Mrs. Butler, who teache
rhythm work in her spare time.
Mother Goose, acted !y Mary
Sue Burch in a most excellent man
ner and Betty Ingram, Barbara
Mitchell and Ann Blanton gave the
Int-oduction to the program and
extended the Invitation to the
Jance in Contrary Mary's Garden,
by the Fairy Folk and Spring Bl s
soms. Dianne Stokes represented
Mistress Mary in a fairyland cos
tume. Her dancing was beautiful
The Trirce. portrayed by 3. H.
Oaies, Jr. who was dressed in roy
al attire. The tiny Queen of Hearts
was pretty Muriella Oates Pretty
little Fairy Folk and Spring Blos
soms, Spring Flowers, Little Bree
zes, Raindrop Fairies, Sunshine
Fairies and Rainbow Fairies all
took part in this scene.
- Jack and Jill was given by three
attractive B F. Grady children.
"Bo-Peep and her Playmates
Hunt . for the Sheep" was very
pretty with all of the little girls
dressed in billowing Bo-Peep dres
ses with tight fitting bodices and
picture hats in colorful array. Bo
Peep was danced by Eebeeca
George Henry Best, with his
State Auto Inspection Lane is
back in Kenansville to check any s
car that, has not been checked.
Mr. Best says he will be here
until May 11th r.nd urges all mo
torists who have not done so to
have their cars checked now.
In the list of candidates in last
week's paper, who filed for office.
len, III, who were typical picture
The Highland Fling was ('..need
by Diamte Stokes, Barbara Mitch
ell. Ann Blanton and Millie Burch.
School Days" which was a class
room scene including Mary and her
little Lamb, was one of the attrac
tions of the evening with Juliana
TenWr.? of Warsaw representing the
teacher and Millie Burch as Mary .
with her little Lamb who was Pat-
ricia Herring of B. F. Grady. Many
children took part in this scene.
In the second part of the program
Lester Britt of Grady sang "Golden
Earrings" which was enterpreted
most beautifully by Betty Ingram,
Theo Hollirgsworth. Janet Boney,
Juliana Jenkins, Frances Patterson,
Mary Sue Burch, Jo Ann Britt and
Shirley Tyndall. This preceded the
"Novelty Swing" which was given
by several children from Grady
The tiny tappers, little Connie
Frederick, Mabel Jean Straughan.
Betty Britt, Melvin Williams, Mary
Allen and Jimmy Jackson, got a
lesson in tapping from Mother '
Goose and Theo Hollingsworth, and "
the Top Hat Revue and Blue Skies
was given by the entire Rhythm
Rock-a-bye Baby and Good
Night" was said by the Tiny Toss
and the Rhythm Class.
One of the highlights of the even
ing was a modern dance given by
Mrs. Kallie Cox of Grifton, niece of
Mrs. Butler. Mrs. Cox has ctud ed
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