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VOLUME NUMBER SEVENTEEN:
Vcrsav litilavrWeekly Auction Sale
, .. r-'-.'Vv,-,.-,..; ,
1 Beginning next Saturday, Janu
'ary 22. there will b$ an '.auction
sale held in Warsaw every Saturday
at 2:00 p.m. , This, ajuctjon 'tale, is
being sponsored by," Xhe. Warsaw
J Junior Chamber of Commerce arid
" will. be managed by Bill Hines as
Auctioneer and Ed. Hlhe's as'Assist
' ant: There Win be no charge Unless
' Ihe Items offered are-told. For any
Item selling for frotB.$i-t $50 there
. will be a charge of 10 and for all
' Hems selling over $50 a -flat charge
of $3.00 will be made. The auction
' nale will be held on the vacant lot
beside. the Lewis Motor Co. and is
open to all "Who have anything to
sell and. to all whd Wish to buy. Of,
course, all sales are strictly- cash.
Sellers may bring and have auction-
ed anything they may :he.Ye to sell
, tThe new home of Dominlck -PJTny-atello
at Bowden was burned, to. the
' ground last Saturday, night- The
house had only recently been com
pleted and only the -kitchen was
furnlshed.v According to Sher' f
Ralph J, Jones there was.definite
evidence that the house was enter
ed through a window and the house'
set afire by someone intentionally.
A short distance from the jtousc
: officers discovered a-ailon jar con
taining kerosene. Sewral good fin
tiev Chevrolet On
A product of three years' devel
opment work and more than a mil
lion miles ot engineering-research,
the 1949 Chevrolet goes on display
in dealer showrooms Saturday
; The latest model has been com
pletely restyled. Jt is lower,, wider
and awK.illslaiiiBtttiaii! JlaifeiB8 ttie j;ff (ftfof rfght Sijdjprt
vious series. Not only does the de
sign introduce superior beauty to
the lower-priced ranks, but numer
ous body and chassis Improvements
promise to add to Chevrolet's repu
tation for comfort, safety and con
venience. ; "
'The two series of cars, the Fleot
line and Stylcllne, are included
with De Luxe treatment an option
in most body types. De Luxe cars
lay Increased emphasis on the styl
ing 'of fabrics, trim, and appoint
ments. The lineup shows:
- Fleetllne - Two and four-door se
dans. This design .is distinguished
by the extension of the roof line in
an unbroken sweep to the rear. It
is kriown to the trade at a "fast
back," -.the form : achieved great
. popularity on the 1948 two-door
Aerosedan. , , '
Stylcllne - Two and four-door se-
dans sport coupe, three-passenger ,
business coupe convertible, wooa t
and all-steel station wagons. Style
line sedans carry the "notch back."
Here the curvature of the roof
meets the rear deck at the body belt
line. The first impression of the
new cart Is one of smart styling,
structural strength and generous
' dimensions. From the passenger'?
standpoint perhaps the chief im
provement in bodies is the immense
increase in glass area. All windows
have been deepened and widened.
' Another important factor Is foet-
Graduate I'urse -Exams
' A civil service examination for
the position of Graduate Nurse in
the Federal Government is no-'
open, it was stated today by Fred
J. Baars, Secretary of the Board of
U. S. Civil Service Examiners at
' the Warsaw post office. Positions
to be filled as a result of this ex
amination include Staff Nurse, Gen
eral Duty Nurse, Head Nurse, and
' Ward Nurse. .-.-.i
: The examination is being held by
the Fourth V.. Civil Service Re-
r'on, Washington, D. C, to fill po
ltlons in various Federal agencies
within, the States of Md., W. Va,,
N. C, and Va. Salaries range from
$2974 to $3727 a year. Applications
must be received by the Director,
Fourth U. b. Civil Service Region,
Third Street and Jefferson Drive,
S. W., Washhlngton 25, DV C. not
later than February 23, 1949 In or-f'-ar
to be considered in this examin-
A written test of about 5V6 hours
i 1 r-"n will be required In this
' ;!t!on. Applicants who re-
grad -s in the written
" - i s' " v t";e rrouired
from poultry to farm tractors and
automobiles. Already listed for sale
next Saturday - opening day - are
a Pontiac 1947 Station Wagon; some
plows; plumbing fixtures - scats,
lavatories, etc. - household goods,
radios, tables, etc.; two tractors.and
other items. Those items have al
ready been listed and the sellers
notified to have them on the lot on
Saturday morning. If anyone else
has anything to sell please have it
on the lot by 1:00 p.m. Saturday.
See cither Bill or Ed. Hines.
This is your opportunity to sell
the things you have no use for and
which others may want and med
-The Times congratulates Warsaw
and the Junior Chamber of Com
merce on this worthwhile under
taking. See their ad in this issue.
Burned Jn Bowden
ger prints were secured from 'this
jar by officers of the SBI and are
now in Raleigh being processed. 4 1
is understood that the home cost
nearly $12,000 to build and had
never been occupied. Also that
there was only $3,500 of insurant
on the home.. ,
It is , understood that Dominick
Pinyatello is now living somewhere
around Lake Waccamaw where he
Lis In the lumber business.
ter roadabifity in the adoption at
the front and rear -of direct douhic
acting shock absorbers.
A new steering geometry will he
found significant by drivers. The
master arm is now located in the
center of the chassis front end. eq,
turns. This type of steering, avail
able previously only in higher
priced cars, reduces "wheel fight,"
any tendency of the car to "wander"
and adds to tire life.
The gearshift is new. Recent de
velopments in shift linkage caused
engineers to substitute the manual
shift for the former vacuum assisted
mechanism. The lever remains on
the steering column, but has been
lengthened to equalize the effort of
Although the (jix-cylinder valve-in-head
. engine ' is basically un
changed, several refinements have
enhanced smoothness and service
accessibility. The carburetor is im
proved and contains a "fast-ldV"
device. The exhaust has been "unN
tlzed" for Improved sealing. A bet
ter hydraulic,, system and weight
redistribution improves . braking.
Wheels are sirtajler and carry low-
Alsd notable 3s a new means of
ventilation. With the cowl vent 6
mllted, fresh air is now drawn into
the passenger vpnipartmcnt through
ducts located between the front fen
der -skirts and the radiator.
-'While all details cannot be cover
ed in a limited description, worthy
of mention are:' larger trunks; a
concealed gasoline filler pipe; par,
king lamps' built into the grill; a
ball-bearing mounted fron scat
adjustment, etc. .
test. . ; )
' .Complete information and appli
cation blanks may be obtained from
any first or second-class post office
in the Fourth U. S. Civil Service
Region; or . from the Director,
Fourth U. S. Civil Service Region,
Temporary Bldg., "R", Third and
Jefferson Drive, S. W., Washington
25, D. C, -
. Corporal Charlie J. Cooke, son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Cooke, Rt. 2,
Warsaw Is stationed at North West
Guam Air Force Base with the 23rd
Installations Squadron as a power
man. This organization is a pa;t .if
the 20th Air Force. -
. ... .: ---V, ' ; -'.'
' Cooke entered" service July 13,
1947 at Ft. Bragg. He attended High
School in Warsaw before entering
service, He attended Engineer
School at Ft. .Warren, Wyo. and
studied to 'be a heavy equipment
operator. Cooke was promoted to
rank of C. 1 June 1, 1948. Be
fore leavii g he worked for
'BILLIE IIAMP" GRADY i
' William Hampton. Grady, son of. Mr. and Mrs. Hamp Grady of the
Wesley neighborhood has received
ant in the U. S. Army, following his graduation from' the Officer Can
didate Course at the Ground General School at Ft. Riley, Kan.
, . "Billie Hamp" is a graduate of the Konansvillc High School, 1937.
He then attended E. C. T. C. and volunteered In the Navy at the age
of 18. During the war ho was chief radioman at Brooklyn. He spent
11 years In he -Navy. J ,
He is married to Ihe former Clmidiue I.rc of Portland, Maine. They
have one child.
In 194(i he was fiivou an hnnnrahle discharge from the Navy and
then enlisted in the Army.
Mr. And Mrs. A. J. Jenkins Present
Hut To Warsaw Boy Scout Troop
Warsaw Scout Hut Dedicated
The Warsaw Boy Scout hut was
officially dedicated at a ceremony
held Monday night, Jan. 20th, at
Mayor and Mrs. A. J. Jenkins of
Warsaw presented the hut to Boy
Scout Troop 20 of Warsaw. The
building was dedicated to the late
Rev. Eugene H. Clark. Rev. J. G.
Morrison, Scoutmaster of Troop 47,
Hallsvllle, was Master of Ceremon
ies. He presented the deed to the
property and building to Mr. Lee
Brown, Scoutmaster of Troop 20.
A bronze plaque of dedication, lo
cated over the fireplace of the hut
was unveiled by two Scouts in uni
form. Bruce Boyers, Scout Executive of
the Tuscarora Council, and William
Craven, Field Executive, attended
' Following the dedication, a Du
plin Court of Honor was held in the
Mother Duplin People Dies
With 75 Grandchildren
Jacksonville. Mrs. Clara Davis
Howard, 78, died Sunday. night at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.
R. Bush, near Holly Ridge after an
extended illness. Funeral services
were held Monday afternoon froir.
St. Phillips Episcopal Church at
Tar Landing, conducted- by Rev.
R. L. Sturgis, pastor, assisted by
Rev, David Hansley, Free Will Bap
tist minister of Folkstone, with
burial in the church cemetery. Mrs.
Howard is survived by 10 children,
Duplin Scouters Plan Annual Mc:!ing:
SA large number of Duplin Conn-,
ty Scouters gathered at the spacicu?
home of Sheriff Ralph Jones In
Warsaw Friday evening, Jan.
for a dinner 'meeting. After a
bountiful meal, a business session
was held, This portion of the meet
ing was presided over by Mr. Earl
W. Faires of Wallace, who is Dis
trict Chairman of the Scouting Or
v -inflation in Duplin County. Com-
'" reports were mn'le by the
KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
his commission as Second Lieuten
American. Legion building at War
saw. Those attending Duplin Court of
Honor and Dedication: from War
saw - Lee Brown, J. N. Fonville. T.
A. Rogers, Mrs. H. J. Mgee, Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. R.
E. Wall, Mrs. Eugene Clark, Mr.
and Mrs. R. A. Best, F. J. Strick
land, Rev. G. Van Stephens, Mr.
and Mrs. E. B. Peterson, Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs.
L. B. Huie, Mrs. J. W. Farrior, Mrs.
H. L. West, R. F. Wadkins, Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Cavenaugh, Mr. and Mrs.
Simon Katz, Mrs. Mitchell, Sheriff
Ralph Jones, and Fred Barrs;
Mr. Dobson, Beulaville; Flave
Mercer' and Ash Miller of Halls
ville; Bob Herring, Rose Hill; E. W.
Faires and John Deifeil, Wallace;
Owen Bishop and David, Magnolia;
Dr. G. V. Gooding, Rev. J. O.
Morrison, and Mrs. Vance B. Gav
in of Kenansvlllc.
Mrs. Bush of the home, R. B., Vance
and Kater of Holly Ridge, Leroy of
Warsaw,; John of Wilmington, Lu
ther and Willie of Galveston, Tex.,
Mrs. George Lloyd of Bowden and
Mrs,-Harry Wilde of Jacksonville,
Fla.; three sisters, Mrs. Tom Home,
Mrs. Frank Sanders of Hqlly Ridge
and Mrs. Council Rochelle. of Jack
sonville, Rt. 3; three half-brothers,
73 grandchildren,. 35 great grand
children and one great great grand
of Rose Hill; Health and; Safety.
Pr. G. V. Gooding of KeHansvllle; I
Advancement, John Deifeil of Wtl;
lace; Camping and Activities, Rev.
J. G. Morrison of KenansVflle; Fi
nance, J. C. Thompson Qf 'Warsaw.
Other men participating? ia the
meeting were Rev.' Gi Van Steph
ens, A. F, Rector, Ash MrW, Elite
Vestal, E. W. Stevens, T. 1 . Roger.,
Flave Mercer, llev. R. L. Crossno,
Lee E. Krown, Perry f J. V.'
ron- a. r. t r., p.. j
FRIDAY, JANUARY 21st, 1949
This was sent to us by Charlie
Herring, sea of Duplin, and proprl
etor of Big Star Warehouse in Kin-
NEW YORK, Jan. 11 A tale of
love Brooklyn-style was un
folded in magistrate's court where
Abe Glintz, 38, a lovesick plumber,
was charged with presenting to his
lady love as tokens of his affection:
A fire engine, a elty ambulance,
an emergency truck from the gac
company, a wagon from an Insane
asylum, a load of lumber COD, a
hearse complete with two under
takers, "and more, lots more."
" Miss Esther Sandgarten, 31, had
Abe and a feUow-Brooklynite. Will
iam Schneider, 26, arrested on d!.
orderly conduct charges. She allow
ed as how Abe's variety of loving
was too bizarre even for Brooklyn
Esther-didn't show up in court
She stayed demurely at borne at
home and sent her sisters, Beatrice
and Frieda, to sign complaints and
describe Abe's antics to Magistrate
According to her sisters, Esther
had dated Abe for about a year ard
a half. He always brought his friend
Schneider along, but she and her
family finally decided that Abe,
big and muscular as he was, was
Cording (lamed Head Of Better Farming
For Better Living In Duplin
Melvin Cording of Wallace, ex
pert dalrist in Duplin, was named
chairman for Duplin of the "Better
Farming for Better Living" at a
meeting of a group in Kenansvllle
a few nights ago. M. F. Allen was
named vice-chairman and Mrs. Da
vid Williamson, Secretary.
Lacy Weeks, County Agent, pre
sided over the1' meeting. -Nell Bol
ton of Wilmington, contact man for
Million Dollar Fire Reported
In Wilmington This Morning
According to radio reports the
old Orton Hotel, in Wilmington,
once a noted hostelry, was virtually
destroyed by fire this morning.
Four adjoining stores also were re
ported toJuve been destroyed. The
flames leaped to nearby docks and
set afire one tug boat. At the time
of the report flames were stilt
spreading. It is said the loss may
reach a million and a half dollars.
The old Orton is located on Front
street in the middle of the business
district, just about a block from
the post office.
Mother-lti-Law Local Native Dies
Mother-in-law of Mrs. Mary Ellis Beasley Loth, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Beasley of Kenansville.
Mrs. W. J. Loth, mother-in-law
of Mrs. Mary Ellis Loth, died at her
home in Waynesboro, Va., a few
days ago. Interment was In the
family lot in Riverview Cemetery
Mrs. Loth's husband preceded
her in death in 1904. Mr. and Mrs.
Loth established their residence in
Waynesboro Immediately after mar
riage in 1890, and founded one of
Waynesboro's first major indust
ries, the W. J. Loth Stove Company
shortly thereafter. Loth stoves are
still being manufactured in Way
On Wednesday night, January 28
at 7 o'clock, at the Boy Scout Hut
In Warsaw, an annual county-wide
Boy Scout meeting for parents,
Scouters, and all interested adults
are-urged to attend, At this time
officers will be elected. Duplin
County is very outstanding in tcout
workv espe cially in this district.
This will be a dinner meeting
and ticket can be bought for $1.00
purpose of electing new officers,
and, to review Scouting progress
over the' past year. This meeting
will be held in the American Le
gion1 Hat id Warsaw at 7 p.m. on
January 29. All Scouters and Scout
pitfefits are urped to be present on
This oc ':!". The meeting will fce
a !'s: r rieet'rg with the ladies
r t. T " 's f r the occasion
... ..n any Scout
. A f'"i
IsTo Much For Her
not the man for her. Then, the sla
ters said, the wild assortment of
gifts begin to arrive at the Sand
"I am very much in love with
Esther," said Abe with conviction.
"You're a regular caveman, the
atavistic neolithic product of the
primitive type," said Magistrate
Is That Nice?
"I think he's the paeoUthlc type",
added Esther's sister Frieda. Abe
looked confused by all the verbiage.
They don't use them words in
Brooklyn, not in front of ladies any
how. "You know," said Judge Sala to
Abe in a conciliatory tone, "when
prehistoric man had to flee to the
cave, into the cave with him went
his dog. Scientists and others indi
cate that a woman can be unfailli
ful, but a dog never."
"So long as the girl doesn't want
you and her family doesn't want
you, why don't you put your affect
ions on a nice dog?" asked Sala.
Abe looked puzzled. He indicated
he didn't think much of the idea.
Sala looked puzled too. He held
Abe and Schneider on $250 ball and
set another hearing for Friday
before another magistrate.
Tide Water Powey Company, was
present and made a short talk. This
program is financed and sponsored
by Tide Water in an effort to help
the farmers nf Out Tiilo Woi uu.
tion improve their living conditions.
noe water should be congratulated
for their efforts. On their ivirt it is
an unselfish expldenture and the
program has souqd motives.
Many Duplinites are familiar
with the Orton.
No one was injured, according to I
reports. Two firemen were over
come by smoke but soon recovered.
All guests of the hotel escaped
with no Injuries. It appears that the
Wilmington Fire Department and
police did a swell job in keeping
things under control.
At this writing 9:25 a.m. - on
Friday, the flames are said to be
still going but firemen are getting
them under control.
nesboro by the Rife-Loth Corpor
ation, although the family's interest
In the business was sold shortly
after Mr. Loth's death in 1904.
Mrs. Loth Is survived by five
sons. W. J. Loth, Jr., Miami, Fla.,
Morltz A. R. Loth, Roanoke, Carl
C. Loth, Francis R. Loth, and J.
Ellison Loth, all of Waynesboro.
She was a member of the St.
John's Episcopal Church and was
active in helping the church to
get started in Waynesboro about 40
per person from any Boy Scout.
Appropriate speakers will be
present and goal entertainment
furnished. We urge every interest
ed person to be there and help car
ryon the fine work in Duplin
All motorists are requested who
do not have to meet a January ?i
Inspection deadline to wait until
the lanes are lest crowded In order
that motorists who do have to meet
the deadline may get their vehicles
checked. . ' .-' '- ' . : TZ
' The Inspection Regulation state
that all vehicles of the year models
up to and Including 1938 must be
in-eced fcy January 31.' .
t ! va teen received
j v ' o (imw J w hides
Pure Bred Ouroe Jersey Hec
There will be a pure bred Duroc
Jersey Breeders Sale at Clinton
next Monday, January 24. Farmers
in this area will have a good oppor
tunity to see and buy some of the
finest duroe hogs ever offered fe
sale in this area. Breeders from
Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama,
and North Carolina have consigned
both Boars and Gilts to this eale.
The public will have an opportunity
to look the hogs over in the morn
ing and the sale will begin after
Mr. Fred Outlaw, Seven Springs,
N. C. believes in keeping hit farm
covered in a green blanket during
the winter. On his 115 acre farm,
every acre is seeded to a winter
cover crop. 75 acres seeded to rye
grass, 20 acres are seeded to wheat,
oats and barley, 6 acres of a per
manent pasture consisting of Ladi
noClover, Orchard Grass, Dallas
Grass and Alta Fescue. 14 acres
are seeded to wheat for harvest.
100 acres of this farm is fenced.
The number of livestock, hogs
and cattle, that Mr. Outlaw carries
depend on the grazing that hit pas
ture and other grazing crops will
Last summer his crops consisted
of n.5 acres of tobacco, 65 acres of
corn, 8 acres of wheat, followed by
Lespedezt, 14 acres of soybean to
harvest and 6 acres of permanent
Most of the work done by t actor.
Mr. Outlaw says that be learned
several years ago that it paye to
keep hi9 land growing something
all the time and to follow a crop
Mrs. Hlghsmith, our acting Sup
erintendent of Welfare, Is doing sa
unusually aood lob according to
County Health Officer, Dr. 6. V.
Gooding. He says she is handling
the finances of the office tn a very
vood manner. Her work is efficient
and he thinks should be retained
as permanent Welfare Officer. So
is cooperative with every county
official and shows a definite Inter
est in the work.
We like our friends. We bop
they like us. The proof of the pud
ding is in the eating. Recently Lu
ther Rice Carroll came in with
nice package including spare ribs,
liver pudding and sausage. A few
day later Bill Williamson came la
with back bone, sausage, liver pud
ding and spare ribs. Isn't it nice to
have such friends as these?
The following poem was penned
by Louis SpUlman, editor of toe
Waynesboro News in Virginia. It
was dedicated to the memory of
Mrs. W. J. Loth whose son married
Mary Ellis Beasley. daughter f
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Beasley of Ke
"I would not have a single tear
Upon my grave to fall.
But if some friend should there
I And think ot me in some far
May that good friend recall
Some circumstance to woo a
Some foible or some whim,
Something I did or said tftt wtuie
In high good humor, without guile,
I walked along with him."
In this group, who bad been forced
tn wlt In lane line filled mutlf
with newer model cart, which do
not have to meet a deadline nam
later this year. -
Other deadline datet tbrouga
June 30, are: - .
Models 1837 and 1938 nust be
inspected by Feb. 18.
Model 1838 and 1M by Mate
Models mi and 1942 by April 40.
Modelt 1943 tv"oi?h H1 aunt
be inspected by 1. f 31.
BT"flcis 1918 ard l"'9 are to be
in-;, !?d by June 3 J.
s 'i a