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r I HEREBY ANNOUNCE MY CANDIDACY FOR THE OFF
"ICE OF JUDGE OF THE GENERAL COUNTY COURT OF DU
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IN THE DEMOCRATIC; PRIMARY MAY 27; 1950.
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cue supper honoring his wife' on
her birthday. Among those' that
were ' present ' were Mrs, Sudie
Thigpen, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ken-
nedy and children, Mr.' and' Mrs.
Marion Bratcher and Mi, and Mrs.
Murphy Thigpen. .,, ; '
SENIOR CLASS VISITS
'The Beulaville Seniors visited
points of interest in Raleigh and
attended the Ice Follies Tuesday
night. On Thursday they were the
guests of ECTC for Students Day.
Mrs. S. A. Pope entertajned at
her home Saturday afternoon Hon
oring her daughter Harriett Ann
on her 4th birthday.
. Outdoor games and contests were
led by Mrs. Pope after which the
little guests were invited into the
dining room where the table was
covered with a white linen table
cloth and centered with a white
birthday cake with pink and green
trimming and pink burning tapers.
Guests were served ice cream,
cake and given pink miniature
party baskets filled with candy.
Harriett Ann received many
useful and lovely gifts from the
35 guests present.
CIRCLE No. 1 MEETS
Circle No. 1 Presbyterian Wom
en of the Church met Tuesday
night in the home of Mrs. M. M.
Thigpen for the first meeting of
the new church year. Mrs. Phoebe
Pate, circle chairman, had charge
of the program. Mrs. Thigpen led
the devotional. Mrs. Lou Bell Wil
liams was appointed cirdle co-
chairman. Miss Ermie Sanderson
circle secretary. Mrs. Gardner
Edwrads, circle treasurer. Circle
guide books were discussed and
filled out and other business dis
pensed with. Following roll call and
minutes Mrs. Ray Cupp Bible lead
er, taught Abraham's Prayer and
Mrs. Williams gave an article on
Mrs. Thigpen served congealed
salad, open faced sandwiches,
candy mints and tea to 10 mem
bers and 2 visitors present. Visit
ors were Mrs. Ivy Nethercutt and
Mrs. Taylor of Greensboro. ,
Mesdames Bland Miller, Coy
Miller, Re'd Miller, Jim Albcrtson,
Flave Mercer, John Kennedy, Lon-
nie Kennedy entertained the sen
iors and faculty Friday night in the
The cafeteria was attractively
decorated with yellow roses and
ivy. Each table was covered with
a white linen cloth.
Mrs. Flave Mercer and Mrs.
Bland Miller pinned miniature cor
sages- on each guest.
Many interesting games were
led by Mrs. Norma Miller and Mrs.
Dot Thigpen. Chicken salad, cook
ies and lemonade were served to
the 60 guests present.
P. T. A. MEETS
The PTA held their monthly
meeting Monday night in the audi
torium. Mrs. M. M. Thigpen pre
sided in the absence of Mrs. Ida
Miller. Mr. Rudolph Davis led the
devotional. Mrs. Ray Cupps 1st
grade, gave a very attractive and
original play "Tiny Tot's Circus".
Officers for the new year were
installed by Mr. Ray Humphrey:
Pres. W. F. Miller, Vice Pres. Mrs.
Sidney Hunter, Treas. Mrs. Hosea
Hunter; Secty. Mrs. Herman Mill
er. Meeting was dismissed with
prayer afterwhlch a social hour
was enjoyed in the cafeteria.
MRS. M. M. THIGPEN
Beulaville, N. C.
; WARSAW FLORAL
WARSAW. N. C.
TJIE DUPLIN TIMES
Beibvilla High School News
Reporter, Prandy Kennedy
The Girl's . Basketball Champ
Ions of Duplin County, received
their "Trophy" recently during a
chapel period held In the High
School Auditorium. The trophy was
presented to Jessna Simpson, Cap
tain. Each member of the team re
ceived golden basketballs with
"Champions" written on the side.
- Each member of the Boy's team
received silver basketballs as run-
ners-up in the tournament; the
trophy for runners-up in the tour
nament was presented to Pete Wes
ton, Captain of the team. Due to
a tie with Warsaw and Magnolia
the trophy given to the team win-
Joseph Sumner of Beulaville and
Jacksonville was formally Initiated
into the Delta Kappa Alpha honor
ary fraternity of pre-ministerial
students at Wake Forest College
The fraternity is made up of a
select group of students who are
chosen for their campus leadership
activities and high scholastis ave
rage. SCHOOL FACULTY
Mr and Mrs. Sidney Hunter en
tertained at their home Tuesday
night honoring the Potter's Hill
faculty and Mr. Ray Humphrey of
Beulaville school. The home was
attractively decorated with spring
flowers and greenery. The dining
table was covered with a white
linen cloth and centered with a
bowl of daffodils and burning yel
low tapers. The hostess served
fried chicken, garden peas, potato
salad, rolls, apple pie a la mode and
coffee to Messrs Ray Humphrey,
Rudolph Davis, Kenneth Fazzelle,
Ruffin Manning and Miss Daisy
Marine Pfc. Julius S. Sandlin,
22, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. T. Sand
lin of Beulaville recently graduated
fro m"Boot Camp" with the First
Recruit Training Battalion, Parris'sion everyone attended the open
Island, S. C. I ing performance of the lee Cycles
Sandlin chmaxed his training at State College. The were accom
instructions by winning the Sharp-1 panied by Mr. Malcolm McWhorter
shoter Medal with the Garand rifle, 'and Mr. and Mrs. Grady Mercer and
firing a score of 219 out of a pos-1 children.
sible 250. He has become well ver- 1
sed in other military subjects and JUNIORS TOUR RALEIGH
also received training in firing Among the interesting points the
other infantry weapons. Juniors toured during their visit
Immediately following gradua- in Raleigh Wednesday, April 19,
tion he was given a ten-day leave were the Museum, Hall of History,
upon completion of which he will State Capitol, Andrew Johnson's
report to the Second Marine Divi-1 Home, State Penitentiary, State
sion at Camp Lejeune for duty. j College, News & Observer office
A graduate of Beulaville High and Station WNAO.
School, Sandlin enlisted on Janu- Lunch was served in the S & W
ary 11, 1950, at Raleigh. Cafeteria. Dinner was eaten in the
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ning the most games during the
season will remain in Mr. Johnson's
office for a year.
The girls who won golden basket
balls were: Jessna Simpson, Elea
nor Kennedy, Janice Bostic, Elsie
Hall, Tynia Thigpen, Pearl Norris,
Glenda Edwards, Theresa Miller,
Minnie Simpson, Edna Albertson,
Kate Boggs, Sue Lanier, Lou Ann
Nethercutt, and Susie Griffin.
The boys who received silver
basketballs were: Pete Weston, Joe
Jackson, Eddie Earl Griffin, Elvis
Miller, Murphy Thigpen, Ronald
Quinn, Brice Sanderson, Richard
McDowell, Bobby Miller, and El
The Seniors were entertained on
Friday night, April 14, at a party
in the School Cafeteria by Mes
dames Flave Mercer, W. J. Miller,
Jim Albertson, 'Bland Miller, Coy
Miller, John Kennedy, Lonnie Ken
nedy and John Sumner. The cafe
teria was attractively decorated
with the class colors, yellow and
green. Games were led by Mrs.
Norma B. Miller, Mrs. Dorothy
M. Thigpen and Miss Rosa Belle
Miller. Group singing was led by
Misses Jacquelyn Williams and
Wilma Brinson. Yellow and green
corsages were pinned on the guests
upon arrival by Misses Margaret
Mercer, Ann Mercer and Prandy
Kennedy. The hostesses served
chicken salad sandwiches with
cookies, cake and lemonade. There
were approximately 75 guests in
cluding the Faculty and friends of
SENIORS TOUR RALEIGH
The Seniors toured some of the
most important points of Raleigh
Tuesday, April 18th. Among the
places visited were the Museum,
Art Gallery, Hall of History, The
State CaDitol. ineludine Governor's
I office where his secretary gave us
an interesting account of the history
of his office; the State Penitentary
and Hospital, the Supreme Court
and News and Observer; and radio
A picnic lunch was enjoyed in
Pullen Park. For supper the Sen
iors dined in the S & W Cafeteria.
After viewing the Governor's Man-
Bon Air Club at State College.
Afterwards the class attended the
Ice Follies. They were accompa
nied by Mrs. Bruce Barbee and
Mr. F. V. Spence.
Approximately 25 seniors accom
panied by Mr. McWhorter and Mrs.
Mary S. Mercer enjoyed Senior
Day at ECTC. A very enjoyable
program was planned to give the
Seniors an idea of college life.. Dur
ing the tour of the classrooms many
familiar objects as well as strange
were seen. A barbecue dinner was
served on the lawn. Everyone en
joyed the day and hopes the on
coming seniors enjoy Senior Day
at ECTC as much as we did.
The Miller Club met in the home
of Mrs. Flave Mercer April 19 with
19 members and one visitor pres
ent. The club voted to give $5 to the
Cancer Drive. Plans were made
for several members to go to the
District meeting in Jacksonville.
Mrs. McCoy gave a talk on Blue
Cross Hospitalization. Several mem
bers were interested.
Mrs. Bland Rhodes, Home leader,
encouraged good gardens. Mrs. An
drew Miller, arts and crafts leader,
showed a hassock made of cans.
She also gave suggestions for using
eans as vases and umbrella holders.
Mrs. Frank Rhodes, dairy leader,
suggested that in buying feed
good contents should be looked
for as well as other things. Mrs.
Otis Miller, family life leader, gave
a talk on character and how it
The next meeting will be in the
home of Mrs. W. L. Miller on May
24 at 8 p.m.
Mesdames Alton Brinson, Ho
sea Hunter visited Mrs. W. L. Hus
sey Sr. in Wallace Wednesday.
Mesdames Lula Parker. Louise
Bratcher, Orzo Thigpen. Faison
Thomas attended the WMU Cen
vention at Corinth Church Wed
nesday from the Beulaville Bap
Miss Celia Walston of Farmville
spent several days last week with
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thigpen.
Mrs. Kenneth Rivenbark and
Johnnye were supper guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Kennedy Friday
Mr. and Mrs. Kornefjay and dau
ghter of Greensboro spent the
week end with Mr. and Mis. Hay
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Williams
of Carey spent the week end with
Mrs. tyila Lanier.
Hallsville Baptist Church was
represented at WMU convention at
Corinth Wednesday by Mesdames
Willie Wilson, Claude Wade, Ho
sea Hunter and Alton Brinson.
Mr. and. Mrs. Leon Britt and
daughter of Mt. Olive and Mrs.
Bland Pickett of Warsaw visited
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' FRIDAY; APRIL 28th, 1950
Mrs. Lou Belle Williams Sunday.
Mrs. W. B. Parker has returned ,
home after spending several days
Miss Ruth Sanderson of WCUNC
spent the week end with her par
ents Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sanderson.
Miss Grace Quinn of Spring
Hope spent the week end with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Quinn.
Mrs. Myrtle Quinn and daugh
ters Cornelia and Kathryn of Ke
nansville visited Mr. and Mrs. Ray.
Miss Velma Matthew spent the
week end in Raleigh with Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Matthls and attended
the lee Cycles.
Becky Thomas of ECTC spent
the week end with her parents.
Little June Miller spent the
week end in Warsaw with Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Hunter.
Little Bennett Hunter is sick at
Miss Pansy Edward of ECTC
spent the week end at home.
Mrs. Gannell Edwards spent the
i week end in Raleigh with her dau
I ghter Juanita and attended the
Patrolman and Mrs. John Gor
don Thomas and son of Belhaven
arc visiting their parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. Dyne Brown and
Donald Ray -visited Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Mercer in Wilmington on
Little Nancy Bostic is in Memo
rial General Hospital undergoing
Mr. and Mrs. Winnifred Lanier
and Delores visited Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Jackson in Mt. Olive Sunday.
Misses I.ou Ann Nethercutt and
Jane Bostic and Messrs. I. J. Quinn
and Bobby Kennedy attended the
Stan Kenton concert in Raleigh on
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Kennedy
spent the week end in Whlteville.
Among those attending the Ice
Cycles were Mr. and Mrs. Gardner
F.d wards, Mr. and Mrs. Tyson Dob
son and Ervin, Mrs. F. L. Norris
and Pat, Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Bostic and Nancy, Mrs. Larry Bos
tic. Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Kennedy,
Mr. Ransom Merser, Mr. and Mrs.
Cecil Miller, Miss Lou Jackson,
Mr. Frank Thomas, Miss Polly
Brown. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Thigpen.
Jr., Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Shaw and
A F.. Archie Muldrow, Mr. Leon
Lanier and Sue Lanier.
Dr. F. L. Norris has returned
from Cross Plains, Texas where
he visited his mother Mrs. J. A.
Norris for a few days.
Mrs. Jim D. Sandlin and son are
spending a few days in Rose Hill
visiting Mrs. II. S. Johnson.
Miss Polly Brown of ECTC
spent the week end with her par
ents Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Thomas of
Warsaw visited Mr. and Mrs. Fai
son Thomas Sunday.
Dr. and Mrs. Paul Bolln have
returned home after spending
several days in New York.
Miss Mary Frances Bostic spent
the week end in Warsaw with Mr.
and Mrs. Lawton Albertson.
Hubert E. Phillips
preve fo& f