" Election Returns
Duplin, County voters gave an
' overwhelmingly solid straight Dem
ocratic vote of confidence to their
candidates on the national state
1 and county tickets on last Tuesday.
(The vote all over the country be
- - spoke the confidence of the people
'-in the Democratic Party and a
government "of the people, by the
.: people and for the people" as op
: posed to the Republican Party and
- government under it for the
,- Returns from 19 of Duplin's 20
precincts gave for President. Tru
man, 5661; Dewey, 956; Wallace, 6;
Thurmond, 277. For Senator Brou
. ghton, 5567; Wilkerson, 708; and
Brown (Progressive Party) 8. For
" Governor: Scott, 5745;- Pritchard,
748; Price, (Progressive Party) 7.
,For Lt Governor; - Taylor, 5495;
"Hayes, 747; Harris, ", (Progressive
, Party) 7. For Congress: Barden,
5554 and Crumpler, 767. Vote for
other State Officers have not been
totaled at this writting, but will not
vary much from those given above.
From returnes totaled from ,15
out of the 20 County precincts it
appears that Duplin voters favored
Nos. 1, 2, and 4 of the Ammend
ments to the State Constitution and
defeated No. 3. "
' Complete returns will be publish
",;ed next week. :
Thoughts of the large .'family ,at
j'4lutfQxtttti Orphanage kegijat, to
' tnrn towards the Thanksgiving sea-'
son when thousands of Masons and
other friends annualy give gener
ously of their meant to the welfare'
of boys and girls who need and so
well deserve Jthem. .This h of the
utmost Importance in these young
lives:'' '- ;" '
- The Oxford Orphanage for three-
, quarters of a century has special
ized In every phase of properly rear
ing orphaned children. Its contri
bution of more than 6,000 well
equipped and worthy young men
and women to good citizenship is
v a living testimonial to the import-
- ance and usefulness of the institu
tion whose sole object is. to serve.
The Grand Lodge of Masons owns
and operates the Oxford Orphan
age, but has never restricted Us
services to the children of Masons.
. Eighty percent of the children in
- the institution ore of non-Masonic
parentage. At Oxford the question
of parentage, yields to the need of
the child. That is the decisive ar
gument. -".' C"'
.The need of Orphanages today
for greater support is pressing.
They must have more money or
else. You know what that means.
Superintendent Gray is forced
by circumstances to stress increas
ed . donations this Thanksgiving.
t The expense of operating the Ox
ford Orphanage has been growing
every neay and now is at a peak.
When one thinks o(Jhe multipli
city of service the institution has
to perform, it is enough to open
the hearts and purses of benevo
lent men and women.
There is no economy in neglect.
When we do not pay from the
heart, often we have to pay thru
-the .nose. Juvenile delinquency is
an acute problem of the times. Its
. prevalence is deplorable. The Or-
.. phanage helps materially ..in the
- solution by rearing and training
children who otherwise would not
have a chance. If it did no more
than this, the Orphanage would
Justify its existence. As a tax-payer
and public spirited citizen you are
vitally interested in it; y-.Wr.'.X"'
' "Gratitude is a species of.just-
- ice", said a wise man. , Our .fore
bear so interpreted it when :Am-
' erica was in the making,; ; - ; ;
. Who is there who should, not
j leel deep sense of gratitude?
' Express your f gratitude by
. generous donation to the Oxford
Orphanage. " -
rUA ADDS EMPLOYEE
- Mrs. Lois R. Brinson of Warsaw
has recently begun work as clerk
tvnlet with the Farmer Home Ad-
minlstration in Warsaw. Mrs. Brin
son will assist in taking applications
and nivwpunlna Inarm m nutria bv
t ie FHA, Mr. Holland, County Su
pervisor for Duplin, announced,
' . HARRIS:
t PRESIDENT OF TH , UNITED STATES
The Mightiest Oak in a Mighty Forest
V of a Mights Democratic, Nation ..
; - - v
:' ALBEN W. BARCLEY
VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED . STATES
A .Man of The People and For The ePople -
The President's Choice
"Ffoiir Tlie Pe(le Who Knowrr
To learn about any group or indi
vidual it is always best, of course,
to get yur information "from the
people who know." So, the people
who know Farm Bureau and what
it means are the most competent
sources of information about this
organization of more than 1,276,000
farm famines in the nation and
more than .70,600 farm families in
North Carolina. t
Edward ;A..b'Nell president of
the American .k'8.r:n Bureau r for
many years until his retirement
last December, says: , l-v
"The voice, of Agriculture has
been strong because of our mem
bership and unity." i
, "It is hard for me to understand
why every farmer in North Caro
lina does not join your powerful
Farm Bureau, and make his contri
bution to the fight, for the cause
of America's basic industry Ag-
; Ai:;"i ' r.
"The extraordinary' growth and
development of the Farm Bureau
in recent years Is evidence enough
that the farm organization formula
necessary to enlist the support of
the great masses of farmers has'
keen found, .That formula consists
simply of : combination of eda
cation, ' economic, and legislative
service to the people who live on
, . . i.
The Xorth J arolina Fani Ji.i
reau annual stale-wide meml'f
Ship campaign btgan Septembrr
v.Mth a goal of UC.COO farm fiimtli'
Yavux Bureau leaders feel ti - .t such
a number is necessary if Farm
Bureau is to do its best in the
coming year for all farmers. How
ever, Farm Bureau will not stop
at 80,000, Each year it will grow
as it has grown by leaps and
bounds since it was founded in the
1"? yesrs ago. How f- t it v "I
on evvy ' '
JUDGE HENRY L. STEVENS
Who will deliver the Annual Ar
mistice Day Address in Warsaw-
next Thursday. Warsaw calls on its-J
First Citizen to be the main speaker.
It is also possible that Congress
man Graham Barden will be pres
ent. Thursday, November 11, is Armi
stice Day in Warsaw. Plans are ra
pidly shaping up for one of the big
gest Armistice Day ' Celebrations
ever staged there. American Le
gion officials are optimistic over
the gala program which has been
arranged and a large crowd is ex
pected in Warsaw, for the annual
Judge Henry L. Stavens, Jr., resi
dent - Superior ; Court Judge, will
deliver the principal address at 11:
30 A. M. ov shortly after "the big
parade. Judge Stevens is Urie of
the Nation's noted men. Holii past
National Commander of theTlmeri
pan Legion, and lias been honored
on numerous occasions. He is one
of the State's finest orators, md
Legion officials re happy over h's
acceptance to deliver the Armistice
Day Address this year. No finer
selection could have been made.
The most colorful parade in many
years will be one of the big feat
ures of the Armistice Day celebra
tion,, spates Chairman Woodrow
Blackburn, eterah of World War
II. The parade will start promptly
at 10:00 A, M. It will form at the
High School building, and Chair
man Blackburn urges all partici
pants to meet' there at 9 a.m. The
parade will 'proceed down Main
Street from the ACi. Depot to the
intersection of the Cimton High
way, turn and cross the railroad
and move up West Ma-n Street to
the Legion Home, and from the
Legion Home it will tiroceed out
West Hill Street. The parade will
be led by J. J. Barden and Yank
Smith, vets of World War II. Many
leading "business firms in Warsaw
and other towns will have floats in
the parade. The National Guard
Units of Warsaw, Goldsboro, Wil
mington, and Clinton will march
in the parade. Cas.i prizes of S23
and $15, will be awarded for the
f ri and secon-I best floats in the
iaiiman FJ.'icWiir.i wishes to
am f nee that pets are wauUil in
th- prrade. Anvor-.; e?iiirins a. Dot
in the parade can decorate it ar.y-
way hey des o J. C. Page is giv
iiig i Wrist Watch to the boy or
S,.i'l who wins first prize with their
pets in the parade.
The Kinston High School Band,
one of the best in the State, will
participate In the parade, as will
the Wilmington Shnne Drum and
In the afternoon stunts, contests,
etc., will be tha features with Sen
ator Rivers D. Johnson in charge.
It is also planned to have a football
game at 3 o'clock.
The features of the evening will
be the Beauty Contest and the
Grand Ball which will be held at
the high school gym. Ten of Dup
lin County's most attractive girls,
representing their respective high
schools will vie for the honor of
"Miss Armistice." The selection
will take place prior to the Ball at
9 o'clock in the gym. She will lead
the Grand March in opening the
Grand Ball. Judge Henry L. Stevens
will crown "M'ss America". The
dance will bring an end to the big
day's events. ;r ';. ;
: A cordial welcome is extended to
all to come to Warsaw next Thurs
day and help celebrate Armistice
Buying a farm "on a shoestring"
Is ' y in any case, but the poorer
!' i.in t a r eater the risk. The
" ' ' 'i r""wnt, the (a
k. V f. Thp.
Sallle Futreal Beverly Brook I
i I V 1
-S. 'Sis X
- ' Evelyn Hines f- 'pjgyJone 5
SOME OF DUPLIN county's loveliest high school girls will
compete for the title of "Miss Armistice Day" at Warsaw's
Ai mlsl;ne celebration November iL Sponsored by the Chas. L.
Guvin Post of the American Legion, "Miss Armistice" will he
selected from among those entered as a feature to open the
annua! ball at the Warsaw High School gymnasium.
Miss Futreal represents Chin-
juapin. She is 17 years old, 5
feet 2 Inches tall, weighs 120
pounds; has brown hair and ha
Miss Brock hales from Calypso.
She is 16 years old, 5 feet 4 1-2
inches tall, weighs 110 pounds.
She has blue eyes and blond hair.
Miss Hines, Faison, is a blond
with grey eyes and light brown
hair. She is 17 years old, 5 feet
8 1-2 inches tall, and weighs 120.
Miss Jones of Rosehill is 16
The history of the Democratic Partv is the
history of our growth, our development, our pro
gressiveness and our world leadership. The people
have retained this heritage. Again we will move
The people of the country showed Tuesday
that we do not believe in the principles of the Re
The election, a democratic landslide, clearly
indicates that we must have an executive and a
legislative department that must work together.
The Democrats, nation-wide, really had no
hope of winning. Harry S. Truman rolled up his
sleeves, aided by Alben W. Barcley, went out al
most single handed, and elected a Democratic
Congress, Senate and Qovernors, throughout the
"The figures in Duplin reveal that we are true
to the prophesy of our fathers.
years old. She Is a brunette
brown eyes and black hair. She
is 5 feet 2 inches tali and weighs
Miss Eubanks is from the Bcu
lavllle high school. She is 17
years old, weighs 110, and is 5
feet 6 inches tall. She has bli.j
eyes and blend hair.
Miss Davis represents Waivw.
She is 16 years old, v ri -hs rr,
pounds and is 5 fret 3 tml'.es t.'.;i.
She has blond hair and p:vy
I n ki. let's think a bit. We here
Duplin, for generations, have '
t "i sendng our money to neigh- 1
:' ounties and neglecting our
ocmiitv. Lei's build up at home. .
lu.ve the same, and in many in-
i es. -more than our neighboring
:ties. : .J-
' 'inr example, to the inerehanU
of Kenancville - Most of our ice
' mcs from Clinton. We have two
" plants in Duplin, one in Warsaw
"fi oiw m Wallace. Why you buy
'in:: Cmton, we do not know. But '
do know that Clinton does not
! !:ne to Dunlin and spend its mon-
Let's sticl. o Duplin and build
Duplin. Here is whore we live, and
know that character and money will
build a (.or..riiunity. . ";.
He listen to the Kinston Radio '
S.ution evrv clay. The programs "
!nev nu. on. seems to me, give the.
:ypt' of music that everyone in Du
Dim loves. We love our old-time
nniKic. Their news broadcasts are v
timely and come at the right hour
of the dav. If vou want to listen to ;
good programs tune in on WKNS.V
1.000 on your dial.
Miss Hilda Gray Brinson, age 17,
the lovelv "ntr.mt from Kenansville
IHsii School in the Armistice Day
Beaun Conle-,1 to be held in War-,
saw noxt Thursday, Miss Brinson
will vie lor the honor of Queen for
a Day with otiier entrants from
h:gh schools in Duplin County.
I THINK that now that the elect
ion is over and the people have
spokn in so emphatic a voice it is
time for all of us to erase fiom
our minds all oittcrness, all dis
sension and get solidly behind the .
MAN win) 1 i:is emergen as the un-niistal-ablc
head of the Democratic
Party in his own right. Harry S.
Truman, the MAN, has won for the
Democratic Party, perhap3, its
Si ealest victory in the history of '
tiie nation and won it almost alone.
Few people thought that he had a
chance and no one would have bet
a plugged nickel that the Republi
cans would lose the House of Rep
resentatives. But, by his willing
ness' to speak openly and clearly on
the issues involved, his fixed de
termination to win, by his willing
ness to fight and keep on flght-ng,
with head bloody butvnbowed, won
for himself and his party a great
1 THINK that Mr. Thurmond and
his DixiecraU. Mr. Wallace and hj
Wallaciles, if they are men worthy
cf aspiring to the Presidency of the
United Stat?s, should make a pil
grimage to Washington and with
heads uncovered, their shoes r
n.oved - so as not to defile his
house and with humility in their
hearts stand before Mi.. Truman
and assure him of their support for
the next four years.
THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN!
Do you hear the resounding thun
der of their voices Mr. Thurmond
and Mr. Wallace?
. Most farmers mortgage troubles
grow out of buying a farm at too
high a price and t'-en t" ' " H