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Vcrssv To Ccbfcrote 31st Annual
Arr.iilice Day Celebration Saturday
' Warsaw's thlrsWlrst annual Ar
nlstlce celebration will set under
' way In full force Saturday morn
ing when the big parade opens the
day's celebration. As usual it will
move down main street and con
elude near the, Legion hut where
the morning's speaking program
will take place. -
Hie newly decorated Legion
post hut will be the center of ac
tivities. ' Featuring the program
will be the annual Armistice Day
address, this year to be delivered
by Warsaw's native son. J..T. Ores
ham, a resident . of Warsaw but
practicing attorney of Jacksonville.
Tommy" as he Is better known
In Duplin Is well known -for his
elocution and his ability and every
one expects to hear a splendid ad
dress from Tommy.
A 30-plece Marina Corps band
is expected to take part in the day's
celebration as well as 20 woman
Marines. Cadets from X. M. I. will
be on hand as well as Boy and
Girl Scouts from all parts of the
county. Warsaw High School will
celebrate homecoming Jbi the after
noon with a football game between
the Warsaw eleven and Faison. The
night's i activities, will culminate
the day's program when the 1850
Armistice - Day . Queen will be
crowned by Miss Sue Lanier of
Beulaville, 1949 Beauty Queen. Fol
lowing the.. eorooatjflsAtho annual
round dance will be Tb cor
x p, danee w' 1 take place
Jo i t sjiool tyai"' jav-v1'
" town is filly tecorated this
tluroushc 1 1 e business dis
t. Teller Ache tliows is -on the
and is attracting crowds
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The Senior Class of Chinquapin
- High ScbooL la presenting Its an
. nual play "Leave It To Grandma"
oa Friday, .November 17, -at 7:80
.mr ln.the school auditorium. ;
" This is a three-act comedy which
' "Js-full of witty lines, and keeps
' " you wondering what is going to
'v--'.;- happen next.
f There are eleven characters in
" i the cast as follows: Edwlna Lanier,
i Madeline Sholar, Eilma Jones, Hel
en, Lanier James, Gerald Norton,
Guy Batchelor, Hutu James, Bur
wood Raynor, Evelyn Lanier, Fred
dle Futreal and Palmer Maready.
n-m The members of the Senior Class
.' ' Vill appreciate your patronage, as
the proceeds will be used to finance
- a trip to Washington, V. C. ;
F ::d !!!!! C!;::iv;j
World community day was ob
s rved In the Rose Hill Baptist
C urch at 3:30 Friday afternoon.
. I- The observance ceremony was
1. 1 by Mrs. J. V. Case, wife of the
t itor, assistpsl by lrs. Daniel Fus-
sell, president cf the Womans So-
c" 'y of C5.ri: ' '.ua Service, and Mrs.
. J mes Fu' '11, pre '.Jent of the
V )tnen of tUe Cl.urth of HU Zion
, 'rs. W. I. Tms gave .' e Scrlp-
i e readln.'!, tni prryv v -t o"er-
el by tlie Lev. J. V. I . After
. t responsive reading LI by Mrs.
' e, Mrs. A. B. Wc"s a-1 Mrs:
x H. I 1 sang "In 1. ivenly
I tlrs. O. I 'array
'i '" ;a at the t ;.in.
;i ; v. as Uken to help
! r i -ff t world. ' - -
. ' a solo
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1 KENANSV1LLE, NORTH CAROLINA,, '
To Crown Queen Miss Sue
Lanier, Armistice Queen and Miss
Duplin County of 1949 Armistice
Celebration, will lead the parade
at Warsaw Nov. 11 and crown the
the 1950 Queen at the Armistice
Dance. Miss Lanier is the daugh
ter of Mr. end Mrs. Archie Lanier
of Beulaville, " and a sophomore
of Beulaville High School, v - j
Dr. H. W. Colwell, prominent
antoneirist of Wallace, will again
lead the 1900 T.B. Christmas Seal
Sal for Duplin County, according
to an announcement today by Dr.
E. P. Ewers, president of h D
plin T.B. Association. i- ' Wi' ;
the Seal Sale in Duplin Is a part
nt aim 44th annual Christmas Seal
Sale to be conducted throughout
the country by the 3000 T.B. asso
ciations affiliated with the National
Tuberculosis Association. i - v.
k nr Colwell's aualitv of leader
ship and his outstanding contribu-j
tions to the civic life of this com-1
munlty makes him an ideal person '
to direct the County Seal Sale
Campaign, Dr. Ewers said in, his
announcement. - ,t. " j
: In accepting the chairmanship,
Dr. :ColweU said. .'It la a .great
privilege to -again serve in behalf
of the Duplin Tuberculosis Asso
ciation because of the excellent
work it is doing to bring a destruc
tive disease under control." - .. i
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': The annual North Carolina Con
ference of the Methodist Church
concluded Its 1950 session in Kins
ton Sunday night. Appointment of
pastors were" announced, Assign
ments to Duplin churches were as
follows: " ...'. ' .' - '"-'
Duplin Circuit Rev. M. K. Glo
ver, returns;" Faison,' Rev. D. F,
Klhlaw. returns; Rose Hll, Rev.
W. B. Cotten; Warsaw, Rev. R. L.
Crossno, returns; Wallace, Rev. K.
R. Wheeler; Pink Hill, Rev. D. C.
Boone: Seven Springs, Rev. J. H.
Worthlngton; Mt OUve, Revi
C. Wilson, returns. . .' ? '
The Kenansvil'a LloFs Club held
Us regular meeting li I ... "nolla
Wednesday night ai l ! -'ped the
Magnolia Lions eat f '. At the
same time the Wa; ns met
in Magnolia for the k. r ose.
A turkey supper was served fuilow-
o l ty bingo. Proceeds go t owards
- f '"ice the new I inolla
'at! - v ?4 to
... to be
Duplin Boy Seels Hold Annual Keeling
1 Court Of lienor; Officers Elected ;
Duplin's annual aistrict scout
mating was held in the form of a
supper in Kenan ' Memorial Audi-
toriunv-here Monday. nim.-in. con
nection, with the f upper ; meeting
a Court of Honos was staged.' Near
ly 150 'Boy Scouts "andT 75 -adults
attended the. meeting.- ' ; 1;
.' Rev. Jerry Newbold pf Warsaw,
chairman of the arrangement com
mittee, opened the . meeting with
invpcaUon. E. C Thompson of War
saw nresident of the DuDlin divi
sion of Tuscarora Council presided.
Prior to tne court oi Honor sess
ion a business meeting was held
at which .time new officers for the
coming' year wereelected as fol-
towaffyw-!"' '& s ''ii vZ4'&-)
John J DleM of Wallace, nres
ident; ' Ashe Miller of Hallsvllle,
vice-president; 'and - Kev. jerry
Newbold of Warsaw,: Scout Com-
missioner. -.:r .tv..s.-
, Z. W. Frazzelle, principal of the
Kenansville schools : extended a
mnrA at nrelcama ta the STOUD and
expressed the appreciation of the
people oi Kenansvtue inai -oiner
communities of Dunlin were recog
nizing that Kenan Memorial Audi
torium belonged to the entire coun
TO and not lust to Kenansville. and
nrsed that all communities feel '
free' to use the bulldjng at any
time. .-' .'
- Scoutmasters " f of the various
troops were recognized, then-Bill
Craven, scouSTsxecutlvfi for Tuscan
rora Council who Is leaving Satur
day' lor Ttortda to take rp similar
work, was scognized. Bill talked
for a few minutes .on accomplish
mrnti ol Tiucerara Council and
pointed out many progressive steps
that Duplin county couia iaxe ro
improve scouting. Craven thanked
the scouts and friends of scouts
for :, their cooperation - with him
since he has been working here.
Following Craven, scout Execu
tive Bruce- Boyers of Tuscarora
Council spoke briefly on what he
hopes and expects for Tuscarora
Council In days ahead. There are
nearly two thousand scouts In the
council which is made up of Duplin,
Sampson, i Wayne, .; and . Johnson
counties.' It has potential mem
bership of 9000 onmore he said.
Last year Tuscarora led the entire
Southeast in new members but is
not doing so well now. He hinted
thai attempts will be made to or
ganize troops in ' the Summerlln
Crossroads and Scotts Store sec
tions. We haven't scratched -the
surface in Duplin, he said. .
A financial report was given
which revealed that only $1360.78
has been collected in the current
drive for funds. Wallace leads Du
plin with a toUl of $645.50 col
lected." ; '':;", ''.' '
The list of Court of Honor ad
vancements was as follows:
Troop 20 - Warsaw Bobby
Rhodes, Freddie Revelle, Ray Mat
thew. Tenderfoot: Bobby Lanier,
Jerry Joiner, Buster Joiner, Larry
Eddie Britt, Flrsf lflss, Home Re-'
pairs; Allen , Holmes, Home Re
pairs; Jean Thompson, III, Mason
ry, Bird Study; John N.!; Fonvllle,
Machinery; Business, jAutomobil
lng, Aeronautics -- Bronze Palm;
John A. Johnson, -au to, rireman
shlp; Nelson Best, Home Repair,
Flremanship; Hugh Mitchell Saf
ety; Alfred. West, Farm Home &
Planning; Ronald West Home Ke
nalr? Llnwood West. Home Repair;
Gerald Jones, ' Masonry. , "
Troop 35, Wallace BHiy Mer
ritt; J. T. Carter, Sonny Bhfnchard,
non HnnHlsv navld . Worsley.
George Worsley, Dean Wells, Har
ry Powell, Spunkey Teschey, Kent
Currie, Wray Carlton, Jerry Juren,
Second Class; ; Thprman i Fields,
First Class; Harvey McLean, Swim
ming; Ray Wells, Poultry; Henry
McLean, Swimming & Star Rank.
Troop 42, Calypso LS.' Guy,
Second Class; H. B. 1 rnegay,
Camping; Roy Broek, Reading,
Leathercraft, Home Repalr. '
Troop 47, Hallsvllle 4' E. E.
Davenport, Tenderfoot & Second
Class; J. R. Grady, Farm Home
Planning, Woodcarvlng, Public
Health, Farm Mechanics; Britt MIT
lor WvnHrvltiff: W. L. ' Miller.
First Aid, Farm Mechanics; Bobr
y Miller Farm Mecnamcs uoru
i"t- A. n. Mercer. Farm
a 1 ':ini.!r, Corn Farmg St
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JOHN J. DIEFEL
of Wallace is the new president ol
the Duplin District, Camp Tuscaro
ra. Boy Scouts of America. ' He
succeeds E. C. Thompson -who has
served for the past two years.
Last week the Times carried-an
advertisement irom Lewis Motors
in-Warsaw announcing mw 1851
Fords, for" sale. This was afiypc
graphical Irror on the part of the
Tfbies printers. The ad should have
read "new 1850-model Fords." Mr.
Lewis does not ' have any 1951
models as .they have not been pla
ced on the market yet The Times
regrets this error and is running
the" advertisement in a corrected
form this week. .- ;
Hitching Ring In
Tree Found Here
During Kenansv Ilia's face-lifting
this week a hitching poet ring was
found in the center pf one oi the
large sycamores cut down in the
business section. The ring was
about 2V& Inches in diameter and
was located practically in the cen
ter of the tree. A large space
around the ring had rotted out
Dies In Hospital
W. M. Rivenbark, Sr. 77, Wallace
Furniture Dealer, died Tuesday
morning at James Walker Hospital
In .Wilmington following a short
Funeral services' were conducted
from the Wallace Baptist church at
3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. In
terment was In - Brlee Cemetery.
Rev. J. N. Evans, former pastor.
and Dr. B. Frank Hall, of Wilming
ton, officiated. ; '.- -
Mr. Rivenbark is survived by two.
daughters, Miss Mildred Rivenbark
of WaUace and Mrs. Henry Leuwen-
berg of Wilmington; five sons, Wal-i
ter M, Horace, Milton. Henry F
and Edsel Rivenbark, all of Wal
lace and his twin brother, Richard
Rivenbark of Hopewell, va.
on the k- 3 Li . HaswU'a ::.l whet an all day AnsusUc
celebration IJ t-ke place Saturday, ; The public is cordially In
vited. T. U a rear view of C4 hK U faces en MaxweQI poaoV
analscr " - 9 rwt at'xas'" 'clatluasHAlmCic'.'X if lithe
FRIDAY,' NOVEMBER 10th, 1950
Mother, 6 Weeks
Baby In Wreck
Mrs. Josephlan , Wood, wife of
Sgt Alvan A. Wood of Camp Le-
Jeuqe and her six-weeka old baby
miraculously escaped death about
8:00 o'clock Thursday morning
when the 1950 Pontiac sedan she
was driving left highway 14 about
5 miles east of Kenansville, leaped
a -ditch and came to a stop about
ISO feet from the point it left the
hard surface. Mrs. Wod suffered
a fractured right arm - and left
wrist. The Infant escaped unhurt.
She was rushed to a Warsaw doc
tor and from there to Camp Le-
Jeune Hospital. The car . was not
seriously damaged. It missed a
light poll by about two feet. Offi
cer Earl Wbitaker investigated the
wreck and said she was reported
to have been traveling at a high
rate of speed and ran off the road
in a heavy fog. She was on her way
to-her home in Michigan.
Grady PTA Meets
The B. F. Grady school Parent
Teachers Association will hold Its
regular meeting in the school audi
torium Monday night at 7:30. All
members are urged.to attend.
Set ForM18 f
.. The BeulavlUe' Lions Club has
scheduled a turkey shooting con
test for Saturday afternoon, Nov,
18th from 1;00 until dark. Twenty
turkeys havs been purchased. The
shootg . range., will be, located
about one mile out of town on high
way 24 on the left aide of the road
towards Kenansville; All Lions and
Interested persons are asked to
take part. In this - popular pre
Thanksgiyln sport r It's a good .
time to get your Thanksgiving
turkey and have some fun slong
with it . . . " I
Quit Tl;!::- Shoot
Tha Kenansville Lions Club has
called oft its Turkey Shoot announ
ced last week for November 18th.
Instead the local lions have decid
ed to go to Beulaville on that day
and Join the Reulaville Lions in
their' Thanksgiving Shoot f The
shooting xnatch will take place
west of Beulaville on Highway 24
between 1:00 p.m. and night The
public is invited to Join them.
Dr. G.V. 6:ding
Dr. G. V. Gooding, Duplin County
Health Officer, is on leave of ab
sence to take a six week course in
the latest medical techniques used
in modern, warfare. Dr. Gooding
is a Captain in the National Guard.
Simmons - Mewborn -
American Legion To
Albertson Township merchant and
farmer who is Commander of the
Simmons-Mewborn-Turner Post of
the American Legion.
C. S. THOMPSON
j Albertson merchant who was the
f.rst tommander of the Simmons-Mewborn-Turner
, Dupjn Counly
Nearly 3,000 ballots were cast in
Duplin County Tuesday, Novem
ber 7th. Official results of the el
ection were released Thursday by
Chairman of the Board of Elections
E. Walker Stevens.
In Duplin County Clyde R. Hoey,
(Dem.) received 2,773 votes and
Halsey B. Leavitt, (Rep) 267 votes
for the office of Senior Senator
from North Carolina. In the Junior
Senatorial race Willis Smith,
(Dem.) received 2,698 votes and
Republican candidate E. L. Gavin
received 320 votes. i
Congressman Graham A. Barden,
from the 3rd District, received
2,733 votes. Jeff D. Johnson, Jr.,
(Dem.) 2,848 votes and Guy Wea
ver, (Rep.) 302 votes for the office
of . Associate Justice of the Su
Votes cast on the Constitutional
Amendments were: Amendment 1,
1,54.0 for and 585 against; Amend
ment 2, for2,039; against 444; Am
endment 3, for 1,531, against643;
Admendent 4, for 1,429, against
590; ' Admendment . 5, for . 1,342,
against 021. , r v
All candidates on the State Bal
lot wer Democrats. Walter T. Britt
received 2,785 votes for his un
expired and regular term as Soli
citor of the 6th Solicltorlal Dist
- State Senators from the 9th Sen
atorial District are Rlvers D. John
son 2,857 votes 'and Alton Lennon,
2,719 votes with one write in vote
for J. D. Grady (Rep. .
County Officers Ralph J.' Jones
received 2,891 votes for Sheriff
and R, V. Wells received 2,876 for
Clerk of the Superior Court Robert
post No. 379, of the American Le
gion will celebrate Armistice Day
Saturday at the hut on Maxwell's
Mill pond by burning $1500 in
notes which winds up the financial
obligations on the attractive post
T: e e.ebration will be In the
form a. a i.io.n.ng prograiu, fol
ic. . j r u.c dinne:. i'ae
general public is invited to it lend
and bring a picnic basket, it i
generally conceded by eveiyjna
who knows of Albertson township
...... w.i.jj a dinner is
.spie d soiuc real old fashioned
eaimg takes place.
The Leigon post, headed by Dur
ham Grady as commander, has
p.duneu an interesting program
beginning at 10:00 in the morning.
Rev. N. P. Farrior, post chaplain,
will give the invocation. Mrs. Lucy
Grady will give a piano rendition
oi "The Star Spangled Banner".
The audience will sing "America";
Commander Grady will give the
welcome and past commander C. 8.
i Thompson will give some remarks
I regarding the post and its activi
ties. Following this the $1500 in
notes will be burned.
, The speaker, I. T. Valentine of
Nashville will be introduced and
will delive - the principal address,
to be folios ed by dinner. "
The SininoBaMcwborn-Turner '
post was Organised ear-Match 8,
1947 with C. S. Thompson being
elected the first commander; He
served for two years, to be suc
ceeded by Durham Grady, the pres
ent commander. The hut project
was begun in 1948 when Eli Perry,
Kinston attorney gave the site on
the banks of Maxwell's mill pond,
containing about 3 or 4 acres. The
group bought the building from
Bogue Field, near Swansboro, from
the Army and moved it to the site
and remodeled and enlarged it
The building now contains an as
sembly room, committee room, kit
chen and basement. It is 24 X 90
feet with a 10 X 50 foot front
porch facing the mill pond. The
post now has an investment of
about $6,000 in the building. Mov
ing spirits behind the building and
leaders in getting the Job done
were commanders C. S. Thompson
and Durham Grady, and Lewis
Outlaw, Pinkney Aldrldge, Floyd
Smith and Jim Byrd.
The post originally had 104 mem-
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Eecjon Rehra s
sembly with 2,764 votes.
Five County Commissioners were
elected: A. P. Cates, 2,776; L. P.
Weils, 2,782; Arthur Kennedy, 2,
795; A. C. Hall, 2,790; and DaUas
Jjnes, 2,789 votes.
Jerry O. Smith was elected as
a Member of the County Board of
Education with 2,773 votes. C B.
SiUeison received 2,788 votes as
Coroner. Elected for Judge of the
General County Court, Hubert E. '
i'iuilips with 2,860 votes. Grady
Mercer received 2,800 votes for
Solicitor of General County Court
R. W. Craft, (Rep.l elected
County Surveyor with six . write-in
Results from the Townships for
Justice of the Peace are Rose Hill,
Hix Bradshaw, 152; Island Creek.
L. R. Brown, 381, with one write-in
vote each for A. G. Smith and W. '
B. Knowles; Cypress Creek, Wilt
liam Dale, 224; Glisson, J. W. Wa- '
lers. 6; iaison, C. P.. Ellis, 247;
Limestone, Gordon S Muldrow,
440 and A. L. Mercer, 380; Magno
lia. B. B. Wilson, 105; Kenansville.
C B. Sltterson. 254, P, B. Stevens,
263, and Roy Sltterson, 348.-"
The townshln. .n. - n ' .
stable re: , Rose- Hill. Robert X.
iou; nocuisn, John Butts'
72. With WrlteJn tint.. r ,
Knowles 2, Evander Savage 2. nd
i; isiana creek, A.
R. Morley 874. and Eugene John
son 2 write-in votes; Albertson,
Paul Lee 183, and Raymond Turner
one write-in vote; Glisson, Cecil
Westbrook 79; Limestone, Julian
Smith, 421; Magnolia, W. & Klas
ner 905; Kenansville. Rudolph
Hasty 257. r
Carr elected to the General As