VOLUME NUMBER Wilson, Sixtieth Season By: ALTON p. BOKWCLL Supervisor of .Sales and. Publicity- Director , Wilson Tobacco Board of Trade, Inc On August 18, 1949 Wilson. N. O. will begin its 60th year as an auc tion tobacco market. During the past 59 years Urn market has seen and experienced about every con dition; thfct could develop in tha marketing of a crop of tobacro, a price range .from six dallars per hundred pounds in 1890 to an all time high Of $53.07 In 1919, and for the past five years holding an average of near $50.00. World War 1, then World War II, with all the labor shortages and other handi caps, such as shortage of machinery , and replacement" parts, gas, oils, Bnd rolling equipment. N : Despite all the ,-'' problem Wilson has never ' 'i 'inked the three main factor i urvng the largest bright leaf t.ibacco market, Courtesy, Service, and Sai'i.faei' "i. It has been and' always will be 1'ie whole-hearted desire of bperal-rs of the Wilson Market to "see that every tobacco grower that patroni zes this Market will be given every courtesy and all the service thrt it takes to maintain an orderly auc tion sale, and, above all, to see that every seller Is a satisfied cus tomer. The operators of the Wil- ron Market always welcome any constructive criticism and are al ways trying to better, its service to the' tobacco grower. The Wilson Tobacco Market" has continued and will continue to support all farm organizations In their programs to build and better the farming con ditions of this and other sections. The Wilson .Tobacco Market has helped organize the Stabilization Corporation, the Tobacco Associat es, and the inspection Service, along with Crop Control. With the' support of these organizations and along with SO to 60 experienced buyers and a group of warehouse men .that are either tobacco grow ers or who have an interest in farms that produce large acreage of to bacco, one may rest assured that every basket of tobacco offered fcr. sale on this Market will get the very highest possible price. -' Wilson is proud of the fact that the owners and operators of. the warehouses on this Market do not operate on any other markets, ma king and using all their efforts in building and maintaining the best and most orderly operated market n the Flue-cured belts. ' For 25 years Wilson has been operating with practically the same selling facilities, while some mar kets within a 50 miles distance of (CONTINUED ON BACK) Completes Course John Fonvielle, manager of the Warsaw Motor Co graduated from General Motors Institute in Flint, (Mich. Sunday. August 5. .He com pleted; a two year course in Man agement, Sales and Service. Duplin County Health Department ; Employs Supervisor Of Murses Dr. G. V. Gooding, Duplin Healb Officer, announces the employment of Miss Mary Alice Whitfield of Garland by the County Health De partment. She will serve in the ca pacity of supervisor of the Coun'v Hdalth Nurses. ' Miss Whitfield comes highly rec ommended and well qualified, hav Work Hearing Co fo-Surfacing Warsaw ' Swift progress is being made on i the resurfacing work now underway on US Highway 117 between Mount Olice and -Warsaw. ,;; ;? II. H. Pyrd, general superintend ent of the project being done by the; Nello Teer Company of Durham, said that the first phase of the work was completed Thursday Of last - !C. This called for the laying of a 1 1 & inch leveling base. lowing this comes the inai i..i. uinous topping. ' ;ri ,:" -i-,'ork is progressing satlsfactor i v " ,-ammented the superintend- f nl, "nml if the progress continues recording tq schedule;, we should Tie entire job completed in i i re w i: ' ioc davs". SEVENTEEN s Largest Begins Els As Tobacco friarke. Ellis Vestal Named To Farm Bureau Master Committee A. C. Kdwards pre-ir'i :i nf 1!k N. C. Farm Bureau, .mmiiuiccd Ihis wek, appointment el' a 112-nie her Master Committee "In ,voJ; mil and recommend long-range live stock program" for the "t.i'.e. Among the twelve nu :i appointed was Mr. K. V. Vetsal of Ren ins Vi'.le. Appointment of (tie uMiniiHe was authorized July 1 at a strhv wide meeting on daiiying a .; H ; stork at Slate Collce under -p i.'isrnViip of llie Stale Kami Bu : i .in. Death Claims W. J. Grodv 'Villiim Joflnia Grail;., IM retired farmer and public official of A'b crtson Township, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Faison Smith near Holt's Store about noon Thurs day after an extended period of de clining health. Funeral services will be held from the home of his daughter at 4 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in the fam'ly cemetery. The hev. L. C. Prater, Universalis! minister, will officiate, assisted by Rev. N. P. Farrior, Presbyterian minister of Pink Hill. Masons will have charge of burial rites. A son of the late John and Celia Uzzell Grady of Duplin County, he had spent most of his lite at hi.1: old home in Albertson. He served in nany public offices, but retired from public life'in 1938. In 18C6, he filled his first public office, that of postmaster at Albertson which he held for 33 years. He also served as Justice of the Peace for 12 years and officiated at many marriages during that period. He served two terms on the Board of County Commissioners, one term as chair man and served on the County Board of Education for about 20 years. In -his public, career he siw construction cf the Duplin court house and erection of B. F. Grady School. He was active in the consolidation program for Duplin Schools, he was a member of St. Johns Lodge No. 13A.E.&A.M. at Kenansville. He was popularly known as "Un cle Jock" to relatives and friends. Hp married Kate Ford on April 29, 1894, and she survives with three daughters, Mrs. D. G. Simmons and Mrs. Falson Smith of Albertson and Mrs. II. W. Spence of Kinston; two sons, C. W. and Paul Grady of Pink Hill; two sisters, Mrs. G. M. Maxwell of Seven Springs and Cath erine Grady of Greensboro; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grand children. ' ing previous experience with the Wayne County Health Department. She served as Senior Nurse and Supervising Nurse for some time in Rex Hospital, Raleigh; Miss Whitr field received her training at the James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington. She..will make her home" with the Goodings, On Mt. Olive Road - v miles of highway extending from Mt. Olive to Warsaw. Work Began Monday, July 25 at both ends of the Job. , One ofT the .largest bituminous mixing plants In the. United States has been set up two miles south of Falson on 117. which is the appro ximate midpoint 6f the construction work,;ri i-.v; ; virrv..y-: ;.; The mixing plant is a' maze of Jiuge' machinery which Is reported to have been sot up for operation at a cost of $18,000.'A liquid base product is piped under the highway from tanker, cars on a temporary siding along side the roadway, Here I' e l'iquid ?s mixed with sand f . ' -, e,.,I I -Wn l"- t ' " ! KENANS VILLE. N ( ) It 1 11 PgP , fl! j f If' J i Wi- Melvin Williams, age 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lehman Williams of the B. F. Grady School Community, is the first person to be chosen for an important role in "The Duplin Story", the historical play to be pre sented at Kenansville in September. Cast in the part of Clarence Mil ler, an 18th Century youth of Sarecta, Melvin will be one of hundreds of Duplin County children taking part in the bicentennial celebration. Duplin Drys Rally In Kenansville Sunday, August 14, at 3 p.m. is the time that has been selected for the final dry rally in Duplin Coun ly before the county-wide ABC election on August 16. This is an other of the series of county-wide elections brought forth by the sev eral local bills passed by the last session of the State Legislature. The drys, led by the All ed Church will meet in Kenansville in the Kenansville High School Au Planning Special Edition Next Month Duplin Times Increases Staff The Duplin Times announces ad ditions to its staff in preparation for ils Bi-Centennial edition sched uled to appear September 16th. Also the Times will publish a sou venir booklet and program for "The Duplin Story. Last week Mrs. Margaret Tucker of Kenansville joined the Times Staff as Kenansville society edi'or and advertising solicitor and in charge of job printing. Mrs. Christine Williams af near Pink Hill will represent the Times this fall in Kinston and the north ern part of Duplin as advertisin;; solicitor. Mrs. Mamie Heath oi Pink Hill will continue as subscrip tion ayent. Mrs. Heath has. been with the Times for about ten years now. Jack Lunan, well known feature writer, advertising man and editor among North Carolina papers, joined the staff this week. He is a former managing editor of the Wil mington Star. Mr. Lunan will de vole his time for the next six weeks as advertising solicitor and special ty writer for the Times special edi tion and wll be managing editor of the souvenir booklet to be pub lished for the pageant. The booklet is expected to be 50 pages or more, size of page SVi x 11 inches. The cover will be in two or three colors. It will be printed by the Wilming ton Printing Company using the lithograph or offset method. The book will include the official pre-; gram, pictures of leading actors in 'The Duplin Story" and general in formation about the pageant and Duplin County. The first run will be 5000 copies and more will be printed if necessary. ; The speeial edition of the Times will, be 'devoted to. history of Dur lin County. Part of one section s already; printed featuring a biief history of th.e county Compiled j A. T. Outlaw. You . will find Mr Outlaw's . .work .; predominating throughout the isue. Many of his popular features "Our Yesterdays" that have appeared in the Times off and on for the past 13 years will bp Included. Also many of the "Duplin Personalities" features that appear ed' several years, ago by -the late Sudle Miller, popular associate ed itor of the Times for many years. We welcome any contribution of a WStoneii nature front a ""ne All p r ' , mr ' 1 - S'"- : ! CAROLINA ditorium. Featured on the program is an inspirational address bv Dr. I. G. Greek,, noted dry leader and one of the state's ".outstanding speakers. "r A large number of 1 he citizens of Duplin who oppose the establish ment of ABC stores are expected to attend this rally, as tliey whip int.) final shape their plan fer carrying next Tuesday's election. interest along historical tures will be taken rare turned if return ml ti e along. When senclin.' please give as much ilcsrr explanation as pot-'ible or period; to which il i are anxious tt set pid' early as possible as it : little time to have the done. If Ih piciipe "aim il will be rclurr.ed w;th l rxiil.iiialjon. ADVKRTISlOnS wanli i-.d-i in the special edit . ;;i.:m booklet are asked I in as early as possible. t'eev .1 li tem lure n and .".'1(1 d-.U'f :. We raving Court Of Honor Held In Warsaw Boy Scouts of Dnp in f'ounly held their regular Court oi' lienor Monday night at the Youth C'cnler in Warsaw with John Fnnvirlle. Ad vancement Chairman, presiding, as sisted by Bill Craven of GolrK-lmrr. The -Board of Review was held after which the Court of Honor was conducted. The flag ceremnny. troop attendance report, inspection, activities,, and closing ceremony followed with Kenansville Troop No. 50 winning first honors, the yellow ribbon for their flag and Warsaw Troop 20 taking second place. Judges were J. C. Thompson, of Warsaw, Scout Executive Bruce Boyer, and Dr. G. V, Gooding of Kenansville. '-: : i! The next Court of Honor will be held In Calypso. MrVitheringfon Suffers Heart Attack . Falson Withorington of Mt Olive suffered a severe- heart attack' at his home there Sunday. He was car ried to the Goldsbpro Hospital and latest -reports from members f the family: state that his condition is not so good. lie is being kept under an oxvaen 'tent constantly. :" T 'r. WithoriP"'n- i native of F i se-i cf ' ' Wither! - ' ' t C FRIDAY, AUGUST 12th., 1949 New Gas Stove Agency Here The appointment of I. ft. Jon- s of Kenansville as Kenansville and Duplin County agent for the Tap pan Gase ranges and house or store heaters has recently been an nounced. Mr. Jones, proprietor of the local cafe, now has the gas range on display. The new Tappari range is the very latest in cooking equipment. Gast heat is nothing .lew. It has been the main depend ability for cooking purposes in cities for many years but recent developments in gas production has brought about a revolutionary service that makes available this wonderful quick heat for all homes everywhere. The new, poisonless, tube gas now can be installed Any where. For general heating pur pv.es a huge tank may be installed. Tl M'pp'ips gas for every purpose over an extended time and is im mediately refilled when the tank Jets ''v.' er a new : 'v I- rep1 : 'I when needed. !r.': the mm "i 'if 'V ' p.i" di'-' '-ilii'lnr h s ail'ior'l Mr. Jones Id m!I:" :i IhV" l ft of cli-i 'v v iih ra.-li c .l'.' : mi!', installed. The lube will la;t '.'v.in';' raive about three months Mr. Jones would like to make an appointment with anyone 'nterest ed and point nut the advantages and economy cf gas cooking. You are referred to his ad in this papar. Duplin Farmers Hear Three Speakers At Produce Cooperative Meet Faison, Aug. 3. Some 40 farmers of Duplin County and a few from Wayne County heard three speak ers this week tell them it would take faith, courage and good man agement to set up a produce co operative in Faison. It was a meeting of farmers and Inislm -men oi i'aison who are in terested i'i goin-' into business to erf'.li.-i! .iwn '"' lee. The meeting was held d tl- ' -non Community Builriinp .l:m, .; II 11 of Faison pre Ided. LI. W I. in Sou. leaslern district . : -, -r oi the American Fruit Crowers (Viopan. . was the main pe:.kcr. lie warned the farmers -not to start .mh ; you really want to - - - the;.' will 1.- interests who will v. eel you I fail and. will ,,w seed i of di. content. You must l,ave tailii. I lis recommendations were n li. ve know-how or good manage ment a central packing plant, and .. caie home t;r:ulmff. Lins said fi ;..y.i lo ii.iv: a food management as 30', of cooperatives fail for the lack of proper business conduct. He told them an elaborate plant ,eas nut nectssary but that there .h'.t'io he adequate floor space for m ichiiiery, plenty of land for load- TEXAS BEAUTIES SING . rm ,,mo H : iib t ' I mJ$ Afl d'baniel of Ft. Worth Texas. The writing faintly noted in the lower right hand corner reads caronna juouee timed by Tommie mas ana sung at r i, worm juiy y, lV'ti:;'S:i';;V';;M;& ' e Mrs. Haas is a noted musician'of Ft. Worth. and collaborator in writing the music to the Pageant theme r. fir. O'Dnniel did not tell us who the two young Wallace, "World's Largest One-Sale Bright Leal Tobacco Market" Nemoria Drive To Honor Dead At a call meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the town oi Warsaw Monday nijiht one city or dinance was repealed. A motion was made and unani mously passed to designate that a portion of the highway cut off from the Tide Water Substation past the High S. hool iihI on past i he residence of il. F. I.e. to be named "Memorial Drive", in memory of the late Bill Steele Wilson. Robert Wallace Buck and F.vis Honey. ilr,'e World War II c ! iiY . ;:. i -ci rpoiale lim'!s : V iv The ordinani " wl.' ' ' property owners fi.im h ';lii-'; i-ln.er than filly feet frem I In sid walk was repealed. Mawir W. K. Currie ;in sulci and ill ii'inihi'is wen' preset!' ex cept GUiiii iir.-iwn. To Visit Warsaw District Governor II. A. Mark",. Holaiy Inlernalirn;'l. v. ill visit the Warsaw Rotary Club at the regular luncheon meeting n September 1st. niK and unloading to prevent con gestion and for future expansion. Lin-, recommenikd selective mem bership in the cooperative with shares selling at least $100 per share. The meeting began with a short talk hy J. Vivian Whitfield of B.n gaw. who is associated with a co operative locker in Pender County. Whitfield w:.s introduced by Hill, one of the promoters of the cooper ative idea in Faison. ltay Cates in troduced Lins. A. li. Ho'vpr I. eem r.il tr'neul ture and livestock a.ent of the At lantic Coast Line Ironi Wilmington, spake briefly, .-ayiiu: he h''d much experietite with cooperatives, and that he fell tin- three tilings most important weie "loyally, quality and quanlilt ". Mrs. Charles A. Leonard, wife of Dr. Leonard, returned missionary from China and Hawaii will speak at the Warsaw P.aplisl church on Monday, August 15. at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Leonard will show motion pictures and slides of her work in the foreign field. This service is being brought lo the public by the W. M. U. of the Baptist. The pub lic is cordially invited. "CAROLINA JUBILEE' snt tn t-Vio Times Ynr .T R No. 33 By: lUDsiON C. (iKMC.ORy W'he-i 'lellinc npei'.it'M.ns get und er way throughout eastern North Carolina's bright Leaf Belt next Thursday morning, here's one r..ar ket that will be putting its best foot forward lo keep the title it has so prouldy held during the past seasons. By now, far and wide in eastern North Carolina and beyond, the name "Wallace" and the title "World's Largest One-Sale Bright Leaf Tobacco Market" have become synonymous. Ir Wallace and thru out Duplin County that title has become nothing short ot a by-word on the lips of farmers merchants, townspeople and tobacco warenouse men. Be ihere a soul who believes that Wallace won't he nit to re tain its title for the 1HJ9 tobacco season? 1 Men that ; 1 '!", dual should out pay a visit lo Walkn any time of day or night ulien Diere's a chance thai U-ili i n ins will t,c engaged in friend1', confab On 11. e slieel--. in the s!u ms mi the loafer's benches . . . the ce'iversation al ways manage I i ",r'. around to that one topic ahoul which all true Wallace citizens and boosters are justly proud, the Wallace Tobacco Market. To witness the ardent sup port being demonstrated in favor cf the "World's Largest One-Sale Bright Leaf Market" leaves little doubt in one's mind that the chan ces are excellent for a bigger and better Wallace Tobacco Market this year than ever before. One of the numerous affairs al ready planned to talk-up and pro mote tne Wellace market is Wallncs Associate's Annual Fall Banquet. This affair, featuring addresses by prominent business and civic lead ers of this area, is scheduled for Tuesday night in the Wallace Com munity Building. As if you didn't already know, Wallace Associates. Inc., is an organization of progres sive Wallace merchants and busi nessman who believe in getting be iniid tvciy worthwhile movement thai miglil lead to a more prospei (CONTINUIID ON BACK) Local Lions Going To Work Sam Byrd and Corwin Rife were guests of the Kenansville Lions Club meeting Wednesday night. Following the supper the club went into a business session. It was de cided thrt the Club will gather at Lion Colon Holland's home Monday night immediately following sup per and give two hours work to wards construction of props to be used in the play "The Duplin Story" with Mr. Rife directing the work. President Mitchell Allen named various committees to serve the club throughout the Lion year. Duplin Schools Begin Opening Next Thursday Supl. O. r ..Johnson announced this week that all white schools in Duplin will open Thursday. Aug ust l.llh except Warsaw and Faison, for the 1949-50 school term. War saw and Faison will open one week later, August 25th. The Kenansville School will op erate during the first four weeks on the agricultural schedule, be ginning at 8:15 and continuing un til 1.25. A class will be added to the local school curriculum. All faculty members from last year will ret urn. 1'arenls are cautioned that begin ning students must be six years old by the first of October and should visit the health department before the opening date. Warsaw To Hear Sam Byrd Mon. Nife Sam Byrd, writer and director of "The Duplin Story" will be pre sented along with Corwin Rife, scenarist and artist, and Gilbert Alphin, President of the Duplin County Historical Association In the Warsaw High School auditorium Monday night, August 29th at 8 o'clock by the James Kenan Chap ter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Mesdames F. W. Mc Gowen and Louise Mitchell will present a skit put on. by Kenans ville illustrating ; the type ot con tribution school children will make toward the pageant. '

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