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VCL. No. 18,
J. P .S:..:r.s C: :.:pzriy IIqiI To 250 ; !
Two hundred and fifty frL ds in
the J. P. Stevens Company, duo of
; the naUon't largest textile indus
tries which 1 opening a new textile
plant in WaUace, were guests f the
Stevens Company at a turkey din
ner in the American Legion hut In
Wallace Wednesday, night -The
meeting was ' a got acquainted
meeting of friends and officers of
the Stevens Company.
; i The Wallace plant will be oper
ated by the Carter Fabrics .Divi
sion of the J. P. Stevens Cm ?any
and will be managed by a native
son of Duplin, Milton Southerland,
ton of Alexander SoufherUnd of
. Wallace. Construction la well un
der way on the new factory located
between the railroad and highway
-f MiHon Southerland presided and
acted as toastmaster for the occa
sion. Rev. Wra, B. Hood gave the
invocaUon. .Mayor Willard Hoffler
of Wallace welcomed 'the officers
of the Stevens Company and the
guests. Every person present was
asked to stand and give their
I name and address. Mayor Hoffler
hn mm sneclal recogaltion to
the following: J. S. Blair. Dr.
. Bland, Melvln Cording, F J. John
on, D. 8. Townsend, Dr. Robinson,
, Dr. Cotwell. Roy Carter, D. L.
Wells. Barry Kramer (absent), O.
C. BUnchard, Jr, W. C. Worsley,
and A. C. Hall. This group, he said,
was a committee who aided to a
' large extent in securing the loca
tion of the slant in wauace.
. W. J. Carter, executive vice-
president and director of the J. P.
Stevens Company, was called on
and he thanked the group. for the
fine spirit of cooperation shown
by the entire community of WaV-
. Mr. South erUnd then reeoBu'S
officiala proMnt of the fSsrter Fab
rics division of the X. PStevens
Company who will manage and op
erate the Wallace plant. They were:
5 F. & Plnson, manager purchas
ing department , (supplies); George
Bonn, manager engineering de
' partment; Paisley Boney (native of
Wallace), purchasing department;
J. A. Mallard- (native of WaUace),
manager contracts and allocation
' department: W. T. Stockton, mana-
' ger accounting department and im
sistant to the execuuve oiucer, air,
W. J. Carter; George Thompson,
manager trucking ; department;
: John S. Patterson, director Of pub
' 11c and Industrial relations; J. A.
White, general manager Republic
Cotton MUla and assUUnt general
manager of Carter Fabrics, oper
aUnf btoup: Gordon Walker, aup-
erintendent of Wallace plant; J. A.
- Brady, personnel and office mana
ger, Wallace plant; John T. Mont
. gomery and .Williams M. More
head. FoUowlng this recognition Mr
Earry C. Carter, vice-president and
director of J. P. Stevens "and Com
pany, Inc., and general manager of
the Carter Fabrics operating group
of plants, addressed the group on
the subject "Textiles in Your Com-
; munlty". (Next week the Times
: will carry a complete text of Mr.
Carter's address). , ''':-r--':ii t
rollowisg the address the meet-
; ing adjourned. v;'i-v. 7::
: EI 2ALLGn 'if
lacy Weeks, Duplin Farm Agent
Is 1 1 Raleigh today where he Is at
tending a meeting of the Board of
X ' eators of the N. C. County Ag
e i Association. Mr. Weeks Is
r tent of the Southeastern
i which comprises 17 coun
' tits. '. .:. . "' ' : ' I-''' :r
s la the 7th of a series of
y summaries of the work of
arth Carolina General Assem
f 1.31. It Is confined to dls
ns of matters of general In
': and major Importance. ;-'
. . '
i 1S51 General Assembly has
i reaching decisions. Some
-ached on the floor this week
':ers reached in committee
1 declvlve floor action next
.Itjolnt arpropristlons com-
has 0, V-U I ! :'"S-ZX
committees 1. :.ye U.J and
1 on most tills before t.em.
! only recent Introductions
n!n eontroversiul loeasures
t. Thli clearing of cotn;nIt-
t i, tlse sp' 1 ! ? H c '
( line' t'i'v " y
. ' . f - , f -v
Miss Dorothy Wightman, Duplin
County Librarian, , has been re
lieved of her duty as part time 11
ttraflag In Onslow County. Onslow
has now obtained a full time Ubra-ftaBJ'-v
MU.S Wightman has been working
In Onslow two days a week for the
past two yean and has been Duplin
Couniy Librarian for over three
years..-' -. ; ;-r) :
., v -.1' ,' :r
The change will ' permit more
time for Book Mobile trips sched
uled for Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Fridays of each week. There were
12 Book Mobile stops when Miss
Wightman came to the county and
at present there are 43 stops with
an additional ten planned. The
stops for Thursday and Friday have
been too long for adequate service.
Mondays and Saturdays will be
left open for county work, deliver
ing, schools,; specials, etc.
The Kenansville Library will be
open all day Wednesdays. There
are at present five libraries in Du
plin County. They are in Kenans
ville, Warsaw, Wallace, Falaon and
the last one established at Rose
Hill. , i-'-fv iJV v":,"-'
. A complete schedule will be pub
lished later with changes and new
stops listed. V- v i'
Since July 1207 books have been
added to the county library books.
Nearly 130 -.iw adult novels have
been obUined during the month
of February. The total circulation
in the county Is 1091. ;ti
l a-. wJ VI Ltiiiw-
A toUl of 3,518.85 has been re
ported collected In the 1951 March
of. Dimes drive in Duplin -County.
A complete report will be avallKble
'next; week. ....JHl,i.,rM
Schools reporting are: Calypso
High, S51; Chinquapin High, $112.
25; Rose Hill High, f 49.49; Wallace
High, $390.03; aqd negro ephoob,
$1215.00. The Pin Hook Sunday
School contributed $15.00. . '
Report received from townships
are: Calypso, $140; Chinquapin,
$20.07; Faison, $232.42; Magnolia,
8S.5a; Rose H11L. $245.44; and
Wallace, $973.31 - '-J,-
LIONS TAKE IN" , ,
NEW MEMBER !
The Kenansville Lions Club held
Its regular supper meeting in Jones
Cafe here Wednesday night Rev.
Lauren Sh&rpe was, taken In as a
new member, f .. .
The club voted unanimously not"!
to participated In a sponsorship of
a fair for Duplin County this year,
Unless otherwise notified the mem-
hbere will expect to go to Pender
for a fish-fry the next regular meet
ing night March 14., . . ;
LOCAL MEN ?
Former representative C E.
Qulnn of Kenansville was in Ral
eigh Tuesday night and Wednesday
where he. appeared before a com
mittee of the House of Representa
tives in the interest of certain
banking legislation. Banker M. F.
Allen vlelted Raleigh Tuesday In
the interest of the JbilL .
evidence that this legislature Is
trying to focus on an adjournment
date. While that date may not be
within the 90 days for which mem
bers are paid, there are signs that
the deadlocked session dolefully
predicted in some quarters Is Im
probable, t '... f'; ;-?;:'",":'
Roads and Streets "-:'
The end of the city street squab
ble may fee In sight. On Thursday
the (House finance committee held
a public hearing on the qui, Hon,
and, after some astute parliament
ary maneuvering by boih slaes, vo
ted to give a favorable report to
Senator Powell's SB 120 and an
unfavorable report to Rep. Gud
ger's IIB 31. Next week should see
the House come to a final decision
on whether to follow the Senate's
Vice-president J. P. Stevens and
Company, Inc., and general mana
ger of the Carter Fabrics operating
division. . i- ;v"
The National Guard wants to en
list 60 men from Duplin County
to form two platoons of the Medical
Company of the 119th Infantry,
according to Cap! G. V. Gooding,
Commander of the local unit-'
. The Medical Company at present
is comprised of 212 men;, i3 offi
cers, 6 of which are physicians and
1 medical service officers. Among
the 190 enlisted men there, are 5
Master Sergeants, 8 Sergeants 1st
class, 06 Sergeants, 41 Corporals,
14 Privates 1st class,' 28 Privates,
and the remainder sere a Blears,
To be eligible for service in the
National Guard a man must be be
tween the ages of 18 and 39 and
physically fit Any man Interested
mav do so at the Kenansville Gym
every, Monday night , at .7:00 pan,
The National Guard has been an
Important part of our county since
its birth and your country needs
every ablebodled man. You will
earn good pay -while learning. From
$2.50 for a recruit to $10.00 for a
Captain per drill You can qualify
for retirement pay at the age of
80. Men in the National Guard will
not be drafted
1951 Red Cross Drive In Progress
County Goal Set At $5,000
The .1951 American Red Cross
Drive began March first with the
goal for the County set at $5,000.
The quota for the nation is 85 mil
lion dollars to help mobilise the na
tion's military and civilian resour
ces for security. :?.;'''";'":;i
March - Is designated as Red
Cross Month with the Duplin
County Fund Raising Drive plan
ned for- the first ten days of the
month.' ' ' ;.i
- The county is responsible for the
raising of $4,976 for 1951. $2,230
will remain In the County chapter
and $2,746 will go to the national
quota,. '':. '
- The 1951 campaign slogan Is
"Mobilize for Defense", U is this
mobilization that necessitates the
large sum of money for carrying
on the work of the Red Cross due
to (1) Increased service made nec
essary by the expansion of our arm
ed forces; (2) Procurement of blood
for the armed forces and civilian
defense; (3) Necessary Increase in
training In first aid, home .nursing,
and nurses' aids; (4) Higher costs
of all materials and services as com
pared with a year ago.. ;
Harry E. Kramer of Wallace is
Lccsl Girl Tclss f ;
-MUlie Burch, 9th grade, student
In the Kenansville School, daugh
ierof Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Burch
of Kenansville, came. Cut- winner
through two elimination contests in
the American Legion , Oratorical
Contest Miss Burch emerged win
ner in the first contest among stu
dents in the Kenansville school on
Friday, Feb. 16th when she defeat
ed Misses Angela Daughtry and
Frances Jean Patterson. ' Judges
were Mrs. A. D. Wood, Wm. kV
Craft and, J. B Grady. ,
Thursday afternoon she won the
county contest by defeating Misses
Mary Ann Sullivan of B. F. Grady
and Miriam Hearn Sf Wallace. The
county contest was held in Ke
nansville and presided over by
r ' "I L. V'n-i J"iI V-llt J'it-
NOST11 CAROLINA FRIDAY, MARCH 2nd, 1951
Executive vice-president and di
rector of the J. P. Stevens and
Rally Here Scfrday
The Duplin, Sampson Pender
and Onslow County Quid-County
P. H. A. chapters will hold its an
nual meeting in KenensvUle March
3rd. Schools representee will in
clude Penderlea, Burgaw,' Wallace,
Warsaw, Kenansville, VBe'ulavUle,
Chinquapin, B. T. Grady, Bichlands,
Jacksonville, and Clinton. Three
hundred girls are expected. The
morning session will begin at nine
O'clock and last until twelve. After
lunch will, be Installation of new
Officers. Dr., Leo W. Jenkins, dean
Of ECTC will be guest speaker.
iaS Trials llext Week
- Judge Hubert Phillips of the lo
cal county . court has called for
juries next week jn the .regular
monthly session, of county court
Judge Phillips said the court would
probably run three . or four days.
He says he is going to sit with them
and clean up all cases that have
been asked for jury trials. ' '
Chairman, of the Duplin County
Chapter., Mrs. N. B. Boney serves
as Executive Secretary- Fund Cam
paign chairmen of each township,
have been selected to manage- the
drive In each of the townships. -;
- Township chairmen and quota of
each are: B. F. Grady and Outlaw's
Bridge - L. C. Prater, $250; Kenans
ville Emmett Kelly, $479; Tea
chey - Mrs. Charles Hearn, $100;
Rose Hill Mrs. Llllle BeU Brum
mltt and Mrs. Herbert Cottle, $625;
Warsaw - M. V. Orr, $900; Mag
nolia ' John D. Hunt, $150; Fai
son - J. B. Stroud, $500; Chinqua
pin, - Mrs. Best James and Mrs. Le
one Ives, $175; Potters HIU L.
M. Bostlc, $65; Beulaville - Bob
Demorest, $400; Calypso - Needham
Sloan, $400; Bowden - Mrs. Thelma
Lloyd , Bartlett, $143; Wallace
Louis Shields, $1050. The colored
communities wll be supervised by
Miss Annie Mae Kenion. -'
The people of Duplin are Urged
to support the drive now in prog
ress in preparation to "Mobilize
for Defense" pive to your ohalr
man or mail money to the Red
Cross Chapter, Kenansville. - '
,' Goldfrted Roller)' native Of Ger
many and exehange student at the
Union Theological Seminary in
Richmond will address a joint meet
ing 'of thtf Men' Clubs Of Grove
and HallsvlUe Presbyterian chur
ches at Grove church, here Wednes
day night March 7th. 1-e supper
meeting will get underway at 6:30.
His subject , will be "Church Life
in Germany Today",' All men in
both churches are urged to be pres
enS, .' ' ' "' ' ii.'S
BLOODSHED BOXSCORE -'fly
On N.CJIIghways '
Killed Fel. 23-28 13
Injured same dateS . .lll
KlUed thru, Feb. 28. 1951 , 149
rJUed thru Feb. 2. 1950 .' ' 123
I 'ared tferu Feb. 28, 1831
E: :':nf crmsrs Plan Sorbs T 'aafes
The State District 2 Class A bas
ketball tournament concluded Sat
urday night in the Kenan gym after
four nights of hard fought games
to determine the district winner.
Magnolia was victorious defeating
Oriental In the first game with a
score of 64 to 42, and came through
the semi-finals with a squeeze of
a two point lead over Jacksonville.
The final game Magnolia played a
hard game against Beulaville. em
erging with four points to win the
Magnolia Centers the Regional
Class A Finals which are being
played this week in Roseboro,
Magnolia is scheduled to play the
second game Friday night. -
The tournament was fouowed
with much interest with attend
ance increasing the last two nights
of play. . . ' "" ,
The first round of the tourna
ment was played Wednesday night
between Miagnolia and Oriental
with a final score of 84-42. High
scorer for Magnolia was Jack Carr,
captain, with 32 points and best
defensive player was Austin Baker.
Oriental high scorer was Bill Ma
son, captain, with 25 points and
best defense was Paul Movess. v
The second round was a heated
game' between Rtchlands and Do
ver with a final score of Eic Wands
42 and Dover 41..Rkhftnds was off
to fast atart with a score of 27 to
IS with Dover trailing by 12 points
at the half. High scorer for Rich
lands was Billy Smith with 12
points and best defensive player
rJohnny Reid. Charles Barrow with
16 points was high scorer for Dover
and their best defense was Leslie
CONTINUED ON BACK PAGE -
Wsshlngton, Feb. 27. QuoUs
for flue-cured tobacco will be in
creased 5 more for 1951 than
those previously announced.
. The Agriculture Department or
dered the Increase today and simul
taneously announced an increase
of 1 for the burley crop over
crop' marketing quotas previously
The new Increase will give Du
plin farmers approximately 3,000
more acres or a total of approxi
mately 23,000 acres, of tobacco for
, New marketing quotas for flue
cured ate 1,297,000,000 pounds
meaning that allotments for most
flue-cured ' farms will be 1496
greater in 1951 than in 1950. The
1951 quota aet earlier was 1,235,
The flue-cured allotments will
total about 1.120,000 acres, com
pared with 1,069,000 previously an
nounced and 968,500 last year. , -
' The increases were made, Secre
tary Brsnnan said, to assure ample
supplies under the defense emer-
fiency. f .'.
He said a higher level of indus
trial activity is expected to in
crease the demand , for tobacco
products. . :..,:
' "As a consequence," he said, "the
department wishes to be on the
'safe'; side.'' :;v;fV'X.r
lecal Service Sta;
thiges Hinds '
; ' MdLendon's Esso Station, owned
and operated by the Ute Jeff Mc
Lendon, is now under new manage
ment. W. F. (Bill) Williamson took
over the station tins week. Mr. Wit
llamson announces that the station
will continue to operate about like
it did before except that It will re
main open later In the afternoons
and be open on Sunday afternoons.
Mr. Williamson, or Bill as be
better known, says he prom" es to
Dive the best and quickest service
posutUe. He wUl continue to sail
anil r-'-i r-.r.:-i C'l
CPL. ELBERT HOUSTON
son of Mrs. Pickett Chambers of
the Wesley community who recent
ly sent a number of pictures taken
in Korea by he and some of the
,GX's over 'there. The pictures
show some of the horrible results
of the fate of some non-communists
in Southern Korea. See pic
tures and his letter to his mother
on an Inside page.
6P&Y To Sponsor
The Business and Professional
Women of Duplin County will
sponsor a Fashion Show Friday
night, March 9, in the Warsaw
High JScbool Auditorium at 8 ov
eloekV aav Mrs. Bell. HUnant's
dancthjt pupils wity take pant (n toe
program. Other musical attractions
will also be presented. A good at
tendance Is urged.
PTA To Have Games
The Warsaw PTA will sponsor a
games tournament Friday night,
March 2, in the School Lunchroom.
The hour will be 8 o'clock and the
admission will be 50c. Proceeds
will go toward the Lunchroom pro
gram and Visual Aid to Education
Program. A grand prize will be
awarded at the lucky number draw
ing and other prizes will be given
for canasta, bridge and other
games. Coca colas will be on sale.
Dessert will be served promptly at
8:00 o'clock in order to give those
who wish it longer to play. Come
out and enjoy yourself and help
the PTA at the same time. .
Warsaw Woman On
Mrs. G. S. Best of Warsaw last
week received notice from Raleigh
that she has been named a mem
ber of the Duplin County Welfare
Board. She was named by the State
Board of Warfare and will succeed
Mrs. John D. Robinson of Wallace
whose term expires on April 1st
Mrs. Best's appointment is for
Duplin Sheriffs office reports
that Oscar McMillan, 60 year old
Negro of near Wallace, was-attack-ed
and robbed last Friday night
near his home in Rockfish Town
ship. Deputy Sheriff Nicholson
said that night Chief Hocutt of Wal
lace called him last Friday night
and he and Deputy Oliver Home
went down and arrested the two
accused robbers, Rowan Hicks and
Theodore Boykln. They were giv
en a hearing before Justice of the
Peace L. R. Brown In Wallace. Mc
Millan charges they attacked him
when he went to Hicks' bouse toi
buy a drink of whiskey. He said
they struck him over the head with
their fists, knocked him into a
ditch and robbed hun of $23.00.
He then went Ho Wallace and re
ported the attack. , " t
Justice Brown bound them over
to county court under a $300 bond
each on an assault and robbery
charge. Htekt it out under bond
but foykln to UU tAjaU.,-
County Agent Lacy Weeks and
his assistants and corps of workers
are holding a series of meetings
among fanners In the eounty at
which time reports will be given
of the Duplin County Agricultural
The workers have made a detail
ed study and analysis of the agricul
tural situation and trends la the
county. They nave developed a
Long-Range Farming Pattern de
signed to better utilize labor, land
and other resources la a more pre
fltable manner as a means of bet
ter living. This program and other
timely pieces of farm Information
such as, Pasture development and
management Tobacco bed insect
and disease control, Japanese Bee
tle quarantine, the Emergency
Cotton Program, and the new Dis
ease Resistant Varieties of Tobacco
will be discussed at the following
Rose Hill School, Monday, Feb.
26, at 7:30 P. M.;
Wallace School, Tuesday, Feb.
27, at 7:30 P. M.
Rockfish Community Bldg Mon
day, March 8, at 7:30 P. M.
Warsaw School, Tuesday, March
6, at 7:30 P. M.
Faison School, Thursday, March
8, at 7:30 P. M.
Calypso School, Friday, March
9, at 7:30 P.M.
Magnolia School, Monday, March
12, at 7 JO P. M.
La Place Community Bldg, Tues
day, March 13 at 7 JO P. M.
Chinquapin School, luraday,
March 15 at 7:30 P. M.
Beulaville School, Friday, March
16 ta 7:30 P.M.
B. F. Grady School, Wednesday,
March 21 a 7:99 Pt K. . f .
KenansviltsV seneo(tuln '
Inarch St at 7.30 Pf- ''- '
Potters Hill School, Friday, March
23 at 7 JO P. M.
A new Pasture Movie filaaed
here in North Carolina will be'
shown at each meeting.
Plan now to attend one of the
meetings nearest you and keep
posted on the new discoveries and
trends In agriculture.
Loses Front Wheel
Cleveland Gresham, young white
soldier of , Fort Bragg, miraculously
escaped with nothing more than a
gashed forehead and cut left leg
last Saturday night when the 1938
Plymouth he was driving crashed
Into 'a parked car along a road
near Sarecta. It bit the car so hard
it knocked off the left front wheel
from 'the hub of the. parked auto.
When; .officers stopped looking late
in the night for the wheel It still
had nt been found. The Plymouth
he was 'driving was a total wreck.
Officers said Gresham was driv
ing alone on the road when he hit
the unoccupied parked car which
belonged to Earl White. He was
arrested on charges of driving
without license tags, reckless driv
ing and property damage.
Shoots To Kill
Lauded For Service
Washington. D. C. - Marine Pfc
Herman E. Godwin, husband of ,
Lucy E. Godwin of Rt 4, Wallace, ''
was presented with a Letter of
Commendation, with ribbon and
combat V", by MaJ Gen. Oliver
P. Smith, Commanding General,
First .Marine Division. :
The Letter of Commendation
lauded Godwin for his excellent
service in the line of his profession
while serving with Marine wea
pons company during operations in
While his company was proceed-' ,
ing In (envoy through a steep wall-
ed ravine, it was halted by an ene- 1
my roadblock and subjected to ene
my small arms and machine fun
fire. Godwin, serving as a machine ;
gunner, displayed great skill, cour
age and confidence In the perform- t
ance of his duties. -'v,:-'
' Without regard for his own per
sonal safety, he put bis machine
gun into action and returned accn- -rata
and effective fire en the emw
toy. Els actions materially aided
hla company successfully to repel
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