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Il:rc3 DHplin Teachers Initiated Info ' : i Farewell Sermon .
Ddfa Kama Gamma Natl Honor Society Woodland Church
" List Saturday the .21 October
1050 three Duplin County ieachen
, were initiated into the Delta Kap-
pa Gamma, National Honor Society
Jior women teachers. The ceremony
v.wat held in the Goldsboro Hotel.
a nincneon xor me memners iov-lowed.-
x Th . TnltlntAi were Mra. Falcon
. McGowerr,Engusil and French tea
, - cber at JtenanSvllle Hlgbr School;
,. ' Mrs. Susie S. Teachey, DupUn
- County elementary supervisor; and
. ".Mrs. Etnelene Parker Cupp, first
, , grade teacher at theBeulaville
' - ' school. " ' i ': " -i: i
N , . lira. McGowen is the former Miss
A w Pearl Canady of Hope MilL;N; p.
XiT1 She was valedletorian of her class
14.-' at Gray Creek Hfgh School. During
V . m-iMti '
"'!! ' "
-!'. . ' '"
" ... . . u iMclvod
..er A, B. deiee from MeredltH
' College. ,-:,.: v .''
. During lira. McGowtn's first
Ive years In the teaching profess
C:;.!!.i Fr:nC::::::i Briv&
- FcrC:!;;7T:i1CC3duoia $
i The Duplin County Farm Bureau
quota, has reached Jess than the
one-third mark according to town
ship reports made Wednesday night
by members of the Farm' Bureau
Membership Commlttet, .
The quota for Duplin County is
1000. As of last night with all but
three townships reporting, 408 had
joined the Farm Bureau. The report
for each township was GlisaontT4;
Limestone, 164; Anertson, ' 63!
Smith, 11; KenansvlUe, 14; Cypress
Creek, 7; Wolfscrape, 42; Faison,
5; Warsaw, 1; and Island Creek; 27.
The drive la alated to end Kov.
' 1st. The members of the committee.
art anxious that the farmers of the
area support the bureau and join
d-nlng the week. Unless Duplin
"ta the quota aet the advantages
-ined-by the organization will, be
lost to the county. 3 4 ' "
District heads-and their assist
ants are soliciting members throu
ghout the county. District chairman
i nil Duplin Drdf
' .The first DupUn -County ' induc
tion call since reactlvitatlon of the
j irth Carolina Draft -Boards will
l.e effective November 13 with an
induction call for 47 men; from the
county. '". '.,7....
Those effected by the call will
report to the local board in Kenans
vlUe to be sent to Ft; Bragg. As of
il a 72 Duplin men have; be"en
called for pre-inductlon'" physical
ex'.ma. - ..,., ..w.-,, .-.i .V...-.W ,
B. A. Farrlor, Secretary Duplin
County Selective Service, joined
the dAft board. In August,, 1848
"i resigned, ahortly' -before the
I ,ri!s were disbanded InrAugust
i ; j; X Ve returned to his position
t i tue Duplin Board when the
c "i boards were reactivated in
-t of 1S50 to meet the Korean
I jcretary Farrlor announced on
T "ay that a pre-lnductlon phy
s 1 call had been received for
43 men mainly affecting those in
f t 22 year age groi'p. -
MRS. Wo. K. TEACHET .
ion, one of her most outstanding
achievements was the' coaching of
a winning basketball team. Her
Linden High School girls team was
undefeated in county and state dis
trict tournaments for three 'sue-,
cessive years.,. Throughout her tea
ching career she has taught Eng-!
Ugs or a combination of English
and othet subjects. She has been
especially Interested in dramatics
and journalism. Some of her stu
dents have, written and produced
three act plays. Each year she as
sists her students In publishing
an annual or high school papers
Debating la another. 01 her chief
interests; Mrs. McGwen's students
have- lor several years entered the
State Debating Contest 'sponsored
by the University of Neiifh fbroU-
"tMvse&&lMMmnV : awe n
''istrlct winners; two of Ik.v, teams .
uaveone to theeemWiiwlain the j
state-Mrs. McGowen takes in ac-'
tive part i. community andi civic f
- CONTINUED OV, BACaf ..
are J. R. Zlbilin, Warsaw; John
Warren, Faison; Leroy Simmons,
Albertson; M. M. Thigpefl, Beula-,
vuiei ana a. v. vestal, &enans-
vuie. . ,; -x,-p .: f
Those interested in Joining may .
contact any of the above chairmen :
or their assistants. Membership
may also De oouinea irom Mrs.
Dort Betty Bell, Sec.-Treas. of 'the
Duplin Farm Bureau, at the gri
.culture Buiding.j -; .'l";"'"
. Annual dues for membershlp'in
the Farm. Bureau are $3 per family
which include subscriptions, to
The Nations Agriculture, and the
North Carolina Farm Bureau News
both " monthly - publications. The
membership fee .is divided aa fol
lows: f 1. remains in the County,
50 cents to the American Farm Bu
reau, and $1.30 for operation of
the State (Office, including publish
ing of the North Carolina Farm
Bureau, News ,
,y. i:..7i.:-r:.-. .'."- "' '5,
""Robert Clark, - Negro attendant
at the State Hospital for Negroes,
in Goldsboro war. killed by "John
H. Thompson,' an Inmate from Du
plin County, lata last Friday. Clark
was slain with an, iron bar as he
Ind Thompson 'were at a .building
carrying out "trash. Thompson was
suffering from an; advanced! form
of Insanity and probably will not
be prosecuted for the act, it was
, V paMwt, aM f.M"t "
r i f
The 5th Sunday nlj' t .' '"per of
' i will
i - will
MRS. ETHELINE P. CUPP
Rev. Thomas Ulortter will, de
liver his farewell sermon at Wood
land Church.- near" B;; F. Grady on
Sunday, October 29th at 11 a.m.
Everyone is Invited to attend.
A special soil fumigation demon
stration will be held at L. F. Jones,
3 miles north of B. F, Grady school
Friday morning Oct 27 at 10 .m.
Kemetodes (big roots) la causing
heavy losses in tobacco in the coun
ty. This demonstration will show a
method of controllng big root on
highly infested soil.' The public la
inivted to attend this field meeting.
Clerk if Court R. V; Wells went
tor work ' this ' week 'calling in all
county court delinquents who are
delinquent in payment of fines and
court costs. About 125 tenons
were listed to'pay np or ba ctmmlt
ted to the roads. Mr. Walls said,
these cases have been accumulat
ing over a period of three years
and court officials Including Judge
.West, Solicitor .Grady Mercer and
Clerk Wells decided several weeks
ago it was time to do something
about lU' Solicitor Mercer aaUd
they decided .t9 .wait until crops
were mostly m-wnen touts wouia
have money so they could pay off.
Monday Judge West ordered Mr.
Wells: to begin Issuing capiases
,t6, those, who- did not show up to
seme tneir accounts, snerax Jones
deputies were kept, busy all day
Monday -serving capiases and the
clerk's office was kept busy taking
In money. Mr. Wells said, the pro
cedure would continue until every
last case was cleaned up. Three or
four chose to accept their road sen
tences rather .than pay up and were
Immediately committed to Jail. - -
It's better late than never, they
say. Many are predicting that In
coming Judge Phillips will not al
low eases to pile up in this manner.
Judge Phillips is not the "stern
old judge" type who feels nq mercy
.bur he. is business-like enough to
believe in keeping bills paid-up
his friends say. This might serve
serve as a warning to those who In
the future anticipate meeting with
tbi court to have their pocket book
ready. Such is the belief of many
friends of ' Judge Phillips.. . And,
Solicitor Mercer-says that the long
er na server as solicitor tne hotter
qualified h becomes in prosecu
ting, and warns those exnectini
to-come -up not to expect the court
to handle them too lightly. ;
HALLOWEEN TIME U
IN DUPLIN -
' It's Halloween Time in. Duplin
and witches and goblins are on the
run. Young and old alike will ba
enjoying themselvea at halloween
carnivals. Tonight (Thursday) Ke
nansville folk will frolic at the an
nual party at the school house,
which will be highlighted by an
r'ectlon of a beauty qwn from
t e local school. Friday Ici
1 iville and Grady comm??1 wiU
'-".a their carnival at t "r r
1ve achn'-'s. ' t ;
. Bn Cmirt teise Wed. IMolst.
Hundreds of Duplin Democrats
are expected to converge on Kc
nansville next Wednesday evening
at 7:30 when Hon. William B. Urn
stead of Durham will address a
county-wide Democratic Rally in'
the courthouse here. District and -County
candidates for office' In
the coming election will be pre.: ent
and introduced tothe gathering.
Svery democrat, especially ladies
is Invited and urged to attend this
meeting. It will be the final Duplin
Rally by Democrats before the
general election to be held on the.
first Tuesday in November, the
Rose Hill Baptists
To Dedicate Church
The Baptists of Rose Hill will
dedicate a $90,000 debt-free edifice
Sunday. October 29th with the Rev.
J. Clyde Turner of Raleigh deliv
ering the dedicatory sermon." The
new church, planned for several
years, was begun in the fall of 19
47. Sunday will also be Homecom
ing for the church that was organiz
ed in 1900. Rev. J. V. Case Is pas-
ton .1- ' 4 I. , - ? ;'
JUDGE JEFF D. JOHNSON of
Clinton who last Saturday was
nominated for member of the North
Carolina Supremo Court bench,
Judge Johnson will be elected in
the general election on November
7th. Read Capital Reporter on edi
torial page for details surrounding
the naming of Judge Johnson as
the Democratic candidate. Duplin
County endorsed - Judge Johnson.
Here llext Sunday
Revival services planned for
Grove Presbyterian Church in Ke
nansvlUe Jiave been changed. The
services will be held this coming
week, beginning Monday nJight,
October SO and continuing throueh
Sunday night, November 5. ; Ser
vices will begin at 7:30 each even-!
ing except Sunday at which time'
they, will begin at 8:30.
- The Rev. M. C MieQueen. cas
tor of Graves Memorial Presbyter-
ian Church, Clinton, as previously
announced, will be the guest min-
isieiv iiiut u an opportunity iu
hear a good preacher that none
should: miss. All are invited. -
I ll!3;vc:n Carnival
" The BeulaviUe PTA is sponsor
ing 'a Halloween Carnival Friday
night, . October 27 at the school.
. Beginning at 8 p.m. a barbecue
supper will be served in the lunch
room;; also hot dogs and drinks.
In the lunch room will be a fish
pond, , ghost, house, 'and ' fortune
telling.:. -! . --.:.,:.-,
: Ine the lobbY of the audifSorkm
will be a "grab bag". At 8:00 o'clock
the program -will begin. A Baby
Contest will be held and a prixe
awarded the winner. Popularity
Contest and crowning of the
Queen, Tal" t Contest, Fashion
r':my, f iiin 7 program from
'"s whii'i v "1
DEATH CAR: Above is the 1936
Packard in which Dennis Byrd was
killed "at Bear Marsh church last
Saturday night. A coroner's jury
ruled the accident unavoidable. It
is speculated that had the auto in
spection law not been killed by
the last legislature this and many
other such wrecks would not have
occurred during the past year and
a. half. This car was examined and
found, to have had a bad steering
geer..v (Photo by Vaden Brock).
"Among 152 students .awarded
B. S. degree: by .The School f
Business Administration of the
University of North Carolina was
William E. Brewer- of Pink Hill.
- The annual Masonic sermon will
be delivered to Kenansville and
visiting Masons and friends in the
Kenansville Baptist church Sunday
morning, October 28th at 11 o'clock.
Rev. Lloyd Vernon of Mt. Olive
will preach. There will be a spec
ial communication of the St. John's
Lodge at the Lodge Building it
10:30. The public is invited to the
The Board of Directors of the
National Cotton .Ginners Associa
tion in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday,
Oct 14 went on record as opposing
the recent curb on exports as an
nounced by the Secretary of Agri
culture. It was their' opinion that
the curbs will greatly, damage the
foreign market for American cotton,
and has seriously, damaged the in
come from the present cotton crop
because of the recent . decline in
the cotton market: The National
Association adopted a resolution
asking that the cotton supply sit
uation be reviewed Immediately
and that full explanation be pre
sented to the cotton farmers of
America. j,:W--- ,,5
The National Association is made
up of the several State Ginners
Associations. ..'., 'j'-r.l rs".
5 lb SWEET, POTATO
Stephen Batchelor of near Mag
nolia brought to the .Times Office at $5,000. Contributions may be
Monday . af ternoon a porta rico ' given to Harry Kramer or Roy Car
sweet potato weighing 54 pounds. ter. Although a solicitation corn-
It was a solid, perfect potato. Remittee has been appointed, they
aid It. was grown by Sam Holmes
in Albertson township.
N?w Homes In Kenansville
.: Mr. and Mrs. C. C, Wdod expect
to move into their "Hew "home In
Kenansville before much longer.
Carpenters are on . the finishing
end of the house and painters are
at work. The new home is located
between the Cooper house and the
Faison McGowen home.
Work is movln; along on the L.
F. Weeks horn? being constructed
r-Pxt to t!.e t Outlaw home.
. ' ' r"-r
Accidental Wreck Takes Life Of Young
Duplin Man At Bear Marsh Church
A deliberate violation of the law,
to wit: driving an auto without dri
ver's license, resulted in the death
of a friend. If driver had not been
driving the accident would not have
Last Saturday night three young
men, Dennis E. Byrd, age 16, Rob
ert Eugene Hargrove, age 18, and
a third boy whose name we were
not able to secure of near Faison,
were riding' east along iie road at
Bear Marsh church. Young "Har
grove was under the steering wheel
of a 1U36 Packard. According to
Lester Southerland, who testified
at the Coroner's hearing, the boys
were not speeding. He said they
passed him at the top of the hill
near the church and he was going
35 miles per hour. He stated that
in his opinion they were not going
over 40. After passing his car the
Packard left the road on the right
and then swerved back to the left,
overturning. Byrd was thrown from
the car and it fell over on him. He
Kenansville Lions Plan Annual Turkey
Shoot Here Saturday, November 18
The Kenansville Lions Club in
regular semi-monthly meeting
.here Wednesday night decided to
stage another turkey shoot in Ke
nansville on Saturday, November
ly;n. A committee was appointed
to work out details and see that
plenty of turkeys are available for
all who wish to take part. The
turkey shoot was started by the
Lions here two years ago and has
proven a popular shooting match
each fall. The contestants not only
enjoy the fun but goes home with
a nice turkey for Thanksgiving
Duplin Jews Join United Jewish Appeal;
Drive For Developing Funds Now On
The annual United Jewish Ap
peal drive for. funds to carry on
the work of developing the Jewish
national home in Palestine got un
derway this week. County chairman
for the drive is E. R. Ackerman of
Roy Carter has again accepted
the post of Christian chairman, Mr.
Ackerman said, and Harry Kra
mer will assist the chairman dur
ing the drive.
The Duplin quota has been set
. will not find time to see everybody
personally, Mr. Ackerman said, and
the committee will depend largely
upon the generosity of unsolicited
donors. '-;' -" '.. j;y
In , announcing the drive, Mr.
Kramer said: "There are thousands
of Jews in Eastern Europe who are
still homeless, and who desire to
go to the state of Israel. It costs
about $1,000 for each person for
transportation and rehabilitation.
"Your donation not only serves
' a great charitable purpose, but in
' giving you aid in fulfilling , the
: Scriptures in bringing this- land
back to milk anl hon'-t. -
died two hours later in a Goldsboro
hospital. The other two occupants
Hargrave was exonerated from
all blame by a jury in Kenansville
Wednesday afternoon, ruling that
1 the accident was unavoidable. Some
I one told Coroner Sitterson that he
' examined the old car and found the
1 stpprtnc whppl wnlild make A half
turn before th "geak-'ntacted.
This was believi-3 to Wave caused
the wreck. ' " -
After the coroner's hearing Cor
oner C. B. Sitterson had a long talk
with young Hargrove telling him
he was morally if not legally respon
sible for Byrd's death because he
was driving without a driver's lic
ense in violation of the law.
A little over 18 months ago, on
March 15th, 1949, O. E. Hargrove,
an elderly man and uncle' of Eu
gene Hargrove was killed In- an
auto accident at the overhead
bridge at Calypso In which wreck
Dennis Byrd's father was driving.
.dinner. Next week's Times will
give details of the plans.
I The Lions also decided, to do
something this year in the way of
placing an attractive Christmas dis
play on the courthouse lawn. A
committee composed of Colon Hol
land, Oliver Stokes, Roy Sitterson
and Halley Daughtry were named
to begin work on plans.
Guests of the club and it is
hoped future members were Jessr
Brown of Maxwell and Wilbert
Jones of Sarecta.
Jesus, Paul, and all the prophets
of the Bible.
"This drive has the backing of
all active Christian leaders."
The Home Economics teachers of '
Duplin, Onslow, Pender, and Samp
son counties met in Richlands re- -.
cently and discussed the work of -
the FHA ;:;;v::;' '''V'v' ':'v4:':''
' Mrs.-Clara Reid, FHA Advisor,
teacher of Home Eo at Richlands, ft '
was hostess and speaker to - the ;
group. Mrs. Reid gave many helrfe' ",
FHA. . - .1
After the business session Mr. t. '
Reid served refreshments, using :
the -Halloween theme.' ;. ;
' The next meeting is scheduled
for Nov. 15 in Clinton, Mrs. Chris- '
tine Waters, hostess. The i"""