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t VOLUME NUMBER EIGHTEEN
Six Doplin Scoiits Vrife
Having Great Time At Jamboree
Duplin Boy Scouts are having
the thrills of their lives at the
National Jamboree at Valley
Forge, Pa. The following letter was
received by the times last Satur?
To the People of. Duplin County:, .
"This is great," were the words
shouted by Duplin Scouts Tuesday
as we arrived in Valley Forge for
the 1950 National Jamboree Boy
Scouts of America. We marched
into Valley Forge singing Dixie.
After walking several miles we
arrived at our campsite. Then af
ter setting up our tents we quickly
set 'about meeting boys from all,
parts of the nation. We were nlaced
In Troop 21, led by Mr. Glenn Py
att. Troop 5, Dudley, N. C.
The scenery in- Valley Forge Is
very -beautiful. As we gaze upon
thjs hallowed ground whichr our
forefathers fought and died for,
we thrill to the thought of what
our country stands for.; We hope
that the American people will
strive to uphold the standards
. which have been set here. We as
aure you' that the Boy Scouts of
Duplin County and -of the nation
will never forget .the experiences
we are Itaving now. -.
u'.-Signed: ' ' '
v Bobby Miller, Hallsville
f i ' -v '(-". -
HI Bay Wells. Wallace? ' :
' Steve Gooding, Kenansvllle
Alfred Wells, B. F. Grady
Brooks and Curtis Cates
Hervey Koriiegay, Calypso
; The Jamboree Scouts of
! Duplin County.'
Friday was tn- Dig aay at uie
National Jamboree. We went Into
Philadelphia Friday morning to
see points of Interest We saw the
place where Betsy Boss made the
' first flag. We traveled through
Christ Church, where many histo
rical events are portrayed. We saw
Benjamin Franklin's burial place
and the Liberty Bell in Indepenr
dence Hall. On the way to the
Museum we saw Carpenter's Hall.
In the museum there were some
excellent miniature scenes of the
Revolutionary War. . " ' ; .'
The Jamboree was officially op-
'ened on Friday night President
... . . .
Tmnun delivered the '- main ad'
i ', urna. Aim cw pwmicb mj
h chief Scouts, we saw a beautiful
- saseant nortravinB the hardships
.jm" . . -
rv,we bad church services; the theme
- of the sermon was "Tower to
Come", showing that a man was
responsible for the face' he died
with. It was preached by Bishop
C. Raines, Indiana Ave. Methodist
Church. Sunday afternoon there
, was an Order of the Arrow meeting
for all the members, A most lm?
presslve service was given on Sun
, day night on Liberty, and Freedom
t of Religion.;::.'. '.s;.:;?- w:
There are 63,000 Boy Scouts here
t Valley Forge from all parts of
the world. The United Nations has
(' a special troop here also. Everyone
Is enjoying the great event and
' all evidence points to si successful
? jamboree. 1 ', i
! ,i Sincerely, -:
" " -;: The Boys from Duplin
Preliminary population . figures
for Wayne, 'Onslow and Duplin
counties, according to the 1990
Census, have seen received.
The count which Is subject to
revision and correction, gives On
slow County a population of 41,
$57, a gain of over 100 percent
since 1940; Wayne County a popu-
lation of 64,213; and Duplin Coun-
ty population of 41,ll8.j'. " '
Th city of Goldsboro in Wayne
' has t population of 21,399. In Jack-
. sonvllle, the population Is 3,930,
. and Rlchlands has a population of
679 residents for Onslow County.
In Duplin County, Beulaville has
a population of 722 and Kenans
vllle 673.' Chinquapin is hot incor
porated and was not separately
-iry cr";j report
Taken In June
From The Sheriffs Office
The Sheriffs Office of Duplin
County has been busy answering
calls and Teports in the past month
since the primary May 27, 1950.
Below is a part of the work done
by the Sheriff and his Officers:
May 29th Captured a still !n
Albertson Township, destroyed
still and 65 gallons of whiskey and
2000 gallons of beer. Arrested at
the scene were Willie and Milton
Atkinson. These two colored men
pled guilty in County Court and !
were fined $600.00 and Court Cost. '
This is believed to be the largest '
outfit ever captured in Duplin j
May 29th - captured another
still in Albertson Township, de
stroyed still and 500 gallons of
beer. Gene Stroud was arrested at
June 5th - Captured a still in
Rockfish Township, destroyed still i
and 100 gallons of beer. No ar
rest. . '
t June 7th Captured a still in1
Limestone Township, still destroy-1
ed and 250 gallons of beer.
June 22nd Captured a-still In
the home of George Goodman in
Glisson Township, destroyed still
ahd 50 gallons of beer in his smoke
house. Goodman was arrested and
is now under a $200 bond for ap
pearance in County Court.
June. 23rd -"Captured a still In
Cypress Creek Township, destroy
ed 120. gallons of beer and 5 gal
lons of white whiskey?
June 23rd -, Captured a, 1949
key In Limestone Township, found
4V$ gallon jars in track. Arrested
Mathew Turner the owner and op
erator of the truck who Is now
under a .$200.00 bond. Truck is
confislcated by the Sheriff.
' June 23rd - Raided L. C. Smith
flution in Faison Township, and
found one gallon of nontax paid
whiskey and three cases and 16
cans of Illegal beer that he was
selling from the Ice box. Smith
arrested and has posted bond in
the amount of $300.00.
June 24th Another still cap
tured in Albertson Township, de-
strayed still and 800 gallons of
' . . a A .. . Ll.l f
beer and 16 gallons of whiskey. O,
B. Adams arrested and has posted
bond in the amount of $500.00.
June 26th - Captured a still in
Kenansvllle Township on Mr. T.
J. MoGowen farm, destroyed still
and 125 gallons Of "beer.
Officers participating in the
above raids were Sheriffs Jones,
Smith,. Home, Houston, Nicholson,
Summerlin, Byrd, Futrell, Rouse,
Daniels, and Carter.
D. H. Murphy
Age 93 Dies
David Hanson Murphy, 93, died
at his home near Rose Hill Monday
afternoon. He had been in declin
ing health for several months. Fu
neral services were held st 3:30
p.m. Wednesday in the Bethel Wes
leyan Methodist Church at Charity,
conducted by Rev. A. D. Wood,
pastor, assisted by Rev. C K. Gen
try, pastor of the Wilmington Wes
leyan Methodist Church. . Burial
was in the family cemetery. Sur
viving are two sons, M. B. Murphy
of Wilmington and T. R. Murphy of
Rose Hill; five daughters, Mrs. J.
E. Teachey of Rose Hill, . Mrs. A.
W. Whaley of the home commun
ity, Mrs. G. J. Ott of Laotto, Ind.,
and Jessie and Velma Murphy of
the home;' 17 grandchildren and
six great grandchildren.
' - " .
I The following have been drawn
to serve as jurors in the August
term of County Court:
S. O. Johnson, Paul Kennedy,
6am Herring, Thurman Baker, C.
. Ezzell, B. B. Fussell, Jr., R. V.
Phillips, I. J. Sandlln, Jr., Walter
Blizzard, H. E. Register, A D. Ben
son, S. W. Jones, P. C. Thlgpen,
Richard Rouse, Robert Best Har
vpy B. f-mlfh, Colon F. Thomas,
. n ' " ". J. I.
ctt-BFTAev OS STATE Dean
Acheton bright), with Charles
M. Spofford, who ft to serve
as deputy American repre
tentative to the North At
lantic Council. The councils
tadc l la iMtd the coordina
tion of wetttm Europe's de
fenses agalntt attack.
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TELEVISION'S outstanding newscaster it
John Cameron Swayse who b heard on
the . Camsl Newt Caravan Mondays
through Fridays at 7.45 p.m., e.d.i.t.
over the NBC television network. Swayze
It a former newspaperman end a tele-
SHOW AWARDS SPONSOR-Tl
T . w, n.!-: i
raaio ona in vninu, m,.
Herbert Kent, "the worlds bert watch
best soon." Th. occasion marked th. nnait in in. na,nu, m
to chow, the country-i top TV amat.ur who will recive th. $2000
Old Gold Scholarship ond a gold trophy when the mall bag votes or.
Duplin ' County spent a reason
ably quiet Fourth of July. No ser
ious wrecks were reported for the
4th or the week end preceding In
dependence. Day .
Patrolman Brooks of Wallace
said he was proud of his territory.
Only a few wrecks of any signifi
cance were reported and only one
Saturday night, shortly after mid
night, Bill Puckett, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Puckett, turned his
car over a number of times on the
Ronea Chapel road. Reports say
his left arm was torn off. He was
rushed to a Goldsboro hospital.
Some time after the wreck his
arm was found some distance from
the scene. He was reportedly rid
Patrolman Whitaker reported a
minor wreck on the Magnolia
Concord Church road in which a
car loaded with negroes was wreck
ed. No one- was injured.
PtL Brooks reported a wreck at
Limestone Creek bridge on high
way, 11." A car loaded with men
from Beulaville turned over after
hitting the fill railing. No one was
Three Negroes driving near Bow
den hit a telephone pole on the
4th. No one was injured.
A new Ford with only 400 miles
driving was totally destroyed by
fire during the holidays. The car
belonged to Arthur Andrews of
Faison and he was driving on -the
Falson-Clinton highway when sud
denly fire burst from the bottom.
He leaped out and called the. Fai
son Fire Department. The car was
destroyed. . '' '
-. North Carolina reported 23
deaths from auto accidents over
the holiday week end. Three more
than was predicted. .
KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
SOUTH KOREAN ARMY froopi Amer
ican built truck oi they defend
eountryland against fcmlan Invasion. The
North Korean Communist troop ilnvadea
the American sponsored South Korean
republic, coming on intemononoi ywn
FETA polkd dot greerr
and bronie dress wai
selected for Diana
lynn appearing In
Paramount' "Paid In
Full." It hat a square
neckline with flanged
collar ond cufft.
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Mark (left) master of w"""""'" fo'
un..p - nnwih to Old Gold Prtiident,
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- a Patek Phllippe-for the world t
Cpl. Brooks of Wallace asked the
Times to' warn motorists about
gutted mufflers, straight exhausts
and Hollywood tone mufflers. All
three are illegal he says and his
men have been Instructed to crack
down on them. If your car is
guilty of possessing either Cpl.
Brooks advises that you make a
correction now. It will be cheaper
before than after arrest, he says.
SGT. CARROLL HOME
Sgt. L. R. Carroll, Jr., of near
Kenansvllle, is now at home fol
lowing several months on Bafflin
Island. He has a 30 day furlough
after which he will report to Cal
ifornia for service.
Sgt. Carroll is a radio technician
in the Army. His time of service
will soon be concluded and he ex
pects to open a radio repair shop
in Kenansvllle, he says.
Reported In County
Farmers in the Falson-Calypso
area, east of the railroad reported
severe hall , damage last Friday.
One farmer displayed in Kenans
vllle. a sample of the damage.
Stalks he displayed were literally
beaten to pieces, all leaves stripped.
He says this was true on most
farms in a four mile strip between
Faison and the Frledshlp neigh
borhood, : '
S. D. Broadhuret, insurance agent
in Mt. Olive says he surveyed a
large area in th Calypso vicinity
in which some patches were 100
per cent losses and others suffer
ing a minor 'oss. ' ' i
last Friday. He shot himself in the
head' with a pistol. Ill health' was
given as the: reason. -J i'-?,X-4
Dr. LInoberry is a former health
- f T " i C "y, f-MlniJ
Sam By rd Arrives; Wii Is Beginning
1950 Production Of aTlie Duplin Story"
Health Officer Cautions Parents To
Have 1st Year School Children Examined
A child entering school for the
first time should have a certificate
to present to his teacher showing
that he has had immunizations for
whooping cough and diptheria and
i successful vaccination for small
pox. This service can be secured from
your private physician or the Du
plin County Health Department.
Unless your child presents a certi
ficate to this effect, he cannot en
ter school on the opening date.
If you desire the services of the
Health Department, you can bring
your child to one of the following
clinics: White patients please come
to the following places and time
t'aison City Hall, 1st Tuesday of
each month from 11:00 - 12:00 o'
clock; Warsaw Town Hall, 1st Tues
day f):00-10:00 A.M.; Rose Hill
Town Hall, 2nd Tuesday from 9:00
10:00 A.M.; Wallace City Hall, 2nd
Tuesday from 11:00-12:00 o'clock;
Cording Reports 1950 Red Cross
Fund Drive; $2,366 Is Raised
Melvin Cording of Wallace, chair
man of the 1950 Red Cross Fund
Drive, has released the official
figures on the drive. A total of
$2,366.76 was raised. The follow
ing communities, with their com
munity chairman reported their
canvass as follows: (figures follow
ing names of each chairman show
the quota assigned and amount
B. F. Grady and Outlaw's Bridge,
Rev. L. C Prater; $250; $182.77.
Kenansville, Colon Holland; $4
Teachey, Mrs. Edna Hearn; $100;
Rose Hill, Woman's Club; $625;
Warsaw Sends Aid
Good cooperation was found
amnns the citizens and residents
of Warsaw Monday when Sterling
Marriner, S. A. Jones and Dr. A.
W. Greenlaw set out to secure aid
for the farmers of the storm
wrecked area of Samaria. $300
worth of staple groceries, such as
milk, lard, flour, canned goods,
meal. etc.. were accumulated for
these unfortunate families. $130 In
cash was contributed and used
toward buying the food. The re
maining part of the $300 worth
was contributed in merchandise.
The call for help, alven by Carl
Goerch on the Radio Sunday was
heard by Marriner and the appeal
was made in both Baptist and
Methodist churches Sunday night.
Monday night the donation was
loaded on a truck belonging to F.
D. Bramlett and he and Marriner
made the trip to deliver the goods
Mr. Marriner stated that condi
tions in the Samaria section were
pathetic. Farmers were still gaz
ing at their destroyed crops in be
wilderment. Some babies had no
milk in two days. In all some 750
families were destitute. These in
cluded three to four thousand peo
ple. This section is in the corner
of Edgecombe, Nash, Wilson and
STEALS CAR FROM
Monday night a thief quietly en
tered the garage at the home of
Sterling Marriner and drove off
with his new Plymouth sedan. The
theft took place in the early part
of the evening while Mrs. Marriner
was at home entertaining a church
circle. No on noticed the car drive
away. Mr. Marriner was away. To
date no. clues have been found as
to its wreheabouts, reports say.
TO . VISIT MAINE f
Dr. and Mrs. A...W. Greenlaw of
Warsaw will leave Monday for
Maine ' where they will vacation
until about the first of August Dr.
Greenlaw is a native of Maine and
will visit his old home at Sears
port, on the coast. r is r"""r r'
j e Wnr?gw nd Jl"
JULY 7th, 1950
B. F. Grady School, 3rd Tuesday
9:00-10:00 A.M.; Beulaville White
School, 3rd Tuesday from 11:00 to
12 00 o'clock; Kenansvllle, at Du
plin County Health Department 4th
Tuesday from 9:00 - 10:00 o'clock;
Chinquapin School Home Econom
ics cottage 4th Tuesday from 11:00
to 12:00 o'clock. ,
Colored Patients: Faison City
Hall l.,t Tuesday 1:00-2:00 P.M.;
Warsaw Citv Hall. 1st Tuesdav 3:00
!to 4:00 P.M.; ltose Ilill Town Hall
'2nd Tuesday 1:00-2:00 P.M.; Wal
I lace Colored at the Community
I Building 2nd Tuesday 3:00-4:00;
Chinquapin Home Economics Cot
tage on the white school grounds
4th Tuesday from 1:0012:00 P. M.
At these clin.c-. your child will
be given a physical examination
by the Health Officer. Vou will
be advised as to the child's physi
cal defects that can be corrected,
thus enabling your child to make
better progress' in sehool.
Warsaw, M. V. Orr; $750; $501.80.
Wallace, Kramer, Carter, Shields
and others; $900; $713.15.
Magnolia, Jack Chestnutt; $150;
Faison, Lion's Club; $500; $87.92.
Potters Hill, L. M. Bostic; $65;
Chinquapin, Mrs. Bert James;
$175; $59. -
Beulaville, Bob Demorest; $400;
Calypso, Ben Sellars; $400; none.
Bowden, Morris Jordan; $143.00;
Camp Lejeune, Civilian Employ
ees; none; $20.
Faison Man Is
Involved In Wreck
Raymond Brock of Faison, dri
ver of a Chas. F. Cates & Sons
truck was involved in an accident
near Wadesboro last Monday night.
An occupant of the car that crashed
into the truck was killed. Brock
was uninjured but the van was
Loses New Ford
By Fire Mon. Nile
A new Ford car owned by Ar
thur Andrews of Faison was de
stroyed by fire Monday night near
the Sampson County line on the
Clinton highway. The car was be
ing operated by Mr. Andrews. The
Faison Fire Department was called
but they got to the scene too late
to save the car.
T. B. Office In
The Duplin County Tuberculosis
Association's office which formerly
was located in the Health Depart
ment building is now located in
the County Courthouse in the office
recently vacated by Superintend
ent of Schools, Mr. O. P. Johnson.
Mrs. Gordon Kornegay, Execu
tive Secretary of the Association,
and who works under the guidance
of the North Carolina Tuberculosis
Association and a local board of
directors, hopes with the cooper
ation of the Health Department and
other organizations and voluntary
workers to promote not only a
better casefinding program, but
one of public health education and
to encourage and help our arrested
patients to take advantage of the
training offered by the Division of
To subs tan titate the need of a
TB control program, Mrs. Korne
gey cited the fact that out of 75
X-Rays made at the Health Dept.
in June 4 active cases of TB were
found. Two of. these being so far
advanced that they died before
-'"n to a s"
Sam Byrd and daughter, Pat, ar
rived in Kenansville Wednesday to
begin full time work on the 1950
mid-century production of The
Duplin Story. Corwin Rife, techni
cal director, will arrive Sunday and
full scale work is expected to get
underway next week. Officers of
the Duplin County Historical As
sociation, O. P. Johnson, Faison
McGowcn, Oliver Stokes and Gar
land King who are heading up the
pageant this year, met Saturday
and named various committeemen
to have charge of different phases
of the work. An advertising and
publicity program is scheduled 10
get underway next week.
Mr. Byrd says the play will be
essentially the same as it was last
year with a little tightening up in
some spots. He expeets to shorten
the time some. He says he hopes
most all the players will take their
same role again and especially the
leading characters. If this is done
practicing will be easier and it will
not take so long. Mrs. Naomi Wood
again wi" direct The Duplin Story
Ticket sales expect to begin
about the middle of August. In
stead of having to depend on sales
of tickets to finance the project
as it moves along patriotic Duplin
citizens have underwritten part of
the expenses and others are ad
vancing money as they are called
on. This money is not a gift but
a loan and will be refunded as
soon as the pageant is over.
Byrd returned from New York
last week where he has been se
curing equipment that will be need
ed. He says that everything can
be gotten just as needed and will
be of a better quality than last
year. The contract for the sewad
effects - has - toeenr made.
. P. William. Wnt "fipt agMtod
to the use of his field where the
play was staged last year and it
will be called the Hampton D. Wil
liams Amphitheatre this season.
The State Highway Department
again has agreed to lend lumber
for the seats, and to let its equip
ment be used to shape up the
ground. Very little work will need
be done in this respect.
At the present, Sam, Pat and
Rife will make their home with
Miss Annie Rose Southerland in
stead of at the Presbyterian manse.
At a recent meeting of the War
saw Lions Club Patrolman Earl
Whitaker of Warsaw was elected
president. Whitaker was president
of the Mt. Olive club last year.
Local Post Office
Now Second Class
Effective July 1st the Kenans
ville post office moved up to sec
ond class. The first time in the
history of the local post office that
it has made this rating. Cash re
ceipts have been steadily increas
ing since beforethe war. It quali
fied for second class on January
1st but actually did not move up
until July 1st. Jack Sitterson, a
veteran of World War II, became
clerk on Monday of this week. This
brings the total of full time em
ployees to three, including post
master Les Williams. Mrs. Williams
is an extra helper. Mrs. Davis
Farrior is continuing as clerk.
On N. C. Highways
Killed June 30-July 4 23
Injured same dates 218
Killed thru July 4, 1950 439
Killed thru July 4, 1949 385
Injured thru July 4, 1950 5,719
Injured thru July 4. 1949 4,389
any new cases that might exist so
that treatment can be started In
time to effect a cure.
EVERT DAT LIFE
i By: Mrs. Howard Joiner
A popular doctor was busily en
gaged in sending out his monthly
bills. Attached to one he had added
"This bill is one year old tomor
row.' On the following day he re
ceived a reply from bis expatient
' r ". "Happy Birthday, Dear