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i t-.uit iwsioe i the '
' I:ev. Gay Perdue; minister f '
Cie White toe Methodist,
church of Dallas, Texas, 'ad- -!
vised. "God was. tit rictus
' drertiser. He hum on) th
stem to let the Heaves de- -.
' xlare the fines Qw" . !
VOL. No. 18,
j JVs JULk.j'
. ruuiici ucj.ji juuiui ujuii jpicc
; t Willie Jo::s 0:1s
.v Willie Jones, enstwnile .deputy
aberlff and cook for the crooks in
the. county Jail atoost joined his
boarders over the week-end when
; tie. Sunday night aa Sheriff Jones
, ' and Deputy Perry Smith went to
Lynn's Service Station in search of
. Wesley StUlivan, accused wife beau
er. Dhey found the Sheriffs hired
man sitting there drunk as a coofce
instead of a cook. Sheriff Jones
; immediately became utterly diagus-
; ted end ashamed of "Willie. Seeing
as bow a verbal lashing at the time
would have been In vain he lodged
bixa in the county Jail rirfinlsh out
. Ma siesta and sober Up; Mbiiday he
was given a Hearing' before. Justice
C B, Sjflrson wM fined, hini $10
andxosts. SherUfJones iminedlate
ly fired him and, sent Win on his
way. It was the second demotion for
1 WUUe in the lest three monttis. Ia
Mattoh he ws detnoted'freai depu
ty sheriff to plain Jail cook.
' - Hervy feornegay, Jr. of Oalypsb,
yOU be presented the God and Co
untry . award in scoulting at the
11:00 o'clack service Sunday tnoro.
ing at the Presbytterlan clumJfa in
Calypso,n special servteea. '
. The God and Country 'ward is
preaentea 6y the Protestant com
mlttee oti sdoutlng, Aomjnlte for
the promotion of scouting with its
headquarters n New Vork City. The
scout earns the award by learning
something of the history organiza
tion, doctrine, and vork of his own
'rT'3tou dooailnation, " and by
coiiipleting several' ours of pre
cred -service itiii; Ms wa
rtnw "la each 6f three classes in
snoutmg. Aflter having completed
these prescribed requirements to
he sstlefoction of hi pastor, he Is
Kamteed.by a committee from his
church, and men the awards com
, Btttee of the soout councU. Having
cnmpiMed these emmlnations hli
reosrds stre then sent to the Pro
testant Committee in New York,
who Issues the award.
, ",lr ,. '
Hervy Is the ion of Mr, and Mrs.
Hervy B. Kornegay of Calypso. He
is a senior tn the Goldsboro High
school; end expect to enter Wake
Itareat college . upon graduation
from High school In June to take
a pre-med course. Just recently
"Little Hervy. a he is. frequently
called, received his. Eagle Scout
badge In special service ia tti
dhurch. '.. h,-'J-AiJyf'yy''-'
' In (he apeoml service Sunday
morning the Boy Soout Troop Com
mittee, Scoutmaster James Strick
land, and scout from troop 42, and
parents and members of Tuaourora
council will participate. The pub
lic is invited to attend.".-" : r -f
, By MAUDE SMITH ,
On Thursday morning, May 10,
A was such a beautiful morning,
and I thought every thing was go
log to go beautifully, but "Old Bet
sy", Bob Gradys' ford. Just want
ed to run hot, so I stopped by the
MsignoIJa Bsso station and had a
new nose put on her After I got
"Old Betsy's' face lifted I decided
I would spend the morning "with
my "Black Mammy", Aunt Hester
Pe&reaU, who lives with her dau
ghter Mary Bethea in the colored
section of Magnolia. When I got to
Aunt Hester's house she was sitting
on the .back steps, and seemed
real glad to see me.I told her Jj
wanted to write a story on her for
our paper, because she is the Oldest
ex-elave m Duplin County., Aunt
Hester will be 107 years young next
Ootober. I sat down on the steps
with her, and began asking, her
questions about her life. She gave
me some very interesting facts, and
I hope to have the story of her life
In our paper before long. I made
a few pictures of her to run, with
' er 'story. ;, '' ; V ' -
After lunch 1 began my good
1 tour through the community. 1
t slopped at Stacy 'Evan' home.
V.vnrm. was - doing her
I. a . .say amiyj iwas.iiij
e f -y ihave. two ; $"-'1
a v 1 you know , i t
vciii,' I rc.'e , on "
"i fr a s'iort C i .
" ""t " '
y 4 f , -
;' STANLEY BRAiCHEJ.
- Stanley Bratrcher, sou of. Mr', and
Mrs: Marion Bratcher of ' Beula-
vldle"hs completed his basic train
ing in the U. S. Coast Guard. His
headqiiaittera are pow in Norfolk,
..Iff it ill
(Ben Herring,' Rockfish Negro, ls
under Indictment charged with op
erating a liquor still. Deputies Per
ry Smith,. Wf O. Houston, OttW
Home And A. R. Menley raided: the
still last Friday and found 1 109
CaUonf , outfit with ; 'lfjV barrel M
mafihTh tlU was 4 tavpetj?- t
and showed iS$Zi of tnaji jryearOf
operation, they said, No'ooe
at the atilL .From the. otiU : site
they said you. could recognize a
person standing oa Herring' porch
and you could ait on his porch and
see the fire burning at the still.
Mayor Holfler was reelected to
office in the munotpal,; election In
Wallace Tuesday Five eouncUmen
reelected to office are. E. J. John
son, J. S. Blair, Sr Dr. A B. Biand,
O. a. TvwaseiMl and M. O. Cord
ing. AU of the men- have had pre
vsous. experience in council work.
Only a small number of voters
cast their ballots in the election.
DARNING MATTEKXALS .
Prosnpt and skillful darning ot
a little hole or tear often can give
a wool garment a new lease on life,
say clothing specialists.
to And Mrs. Everette In her garden
standing at a guide post In order
for Mr, Everette to get the row he
was plowing straight. Mr. Everet
te's eyealight isn't up to par. It was
wonderful to see them working to
gether. Mrs. Everette bad stopped
in the middle of her washing to
help him. I then stopped at Che
Everette Ti neighbors home. Mr. and
Mrs. Smith had just recently mov
ed from Onslow county. They were
a very pleasant elderly couple.. As
I was riding along . enjoying the
beautiful scenery, I 'saw someone
walking along the road. It was Mrs.
Minnie Brooks, so I. stopped and
chatted - a bit with her. She told
me that V. D. Wilson of Magnolia,
her Mipihew, who. ia still in. James
Walker hospital is much better and
hopes to be home before too long.
When' I got. to Mrs, MaybeUe
Brook she was out, In the field
chopping tobacco. I plowed through
. -r V, :f
the field and talked wth her. Mrs.
Fred Johnson didn't seem to be at
home bull after walking around her
house through r her pretty yard I
found her, out. at the. wash house,
Mrs., Johnson invited-pe tn and
showed me a' beauit'llfu'l chest ' of
drawers and a walnut bed that her
husJband had- made. Almost every
brume had a d.'g that barked at me,
fc--t .it. so .hardened' that they were'
all snMlJ..! -aim '-' J that -if I
i '1 lv h-pet- 1 i-non a Inrc 1
.:. ve .-ouU J.tJva l...,4'a nice f-t
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i , . '
Two Ro:d Paving
Projects For ;
Duplin county will share In road
Improvement . -work . specified . in
three 'State Hghway projects . ad
vertised for lotting on May 20: '
One project, to be partly finan
ced under -the $200,000,000 bond issue-
program,'" calls for -the . hard-
suniacing on 16.4 mea on River
Road from NC ill to the intersec
tion 0.8 miles north, of Hallasvllle,
on a county road from RosehiU to
Suttons,;! from ' Charlie ' Batts via
Jerry Utechey to . Casteen and. on
streets ; and county road conn ac
tions in' the vicilty of Beulaville
A second bond project involves
the hfrrf-eurtfaing on 8.1 miles from'
Sutitontown Road north to county
road Intersection 400 fCet north
of tfie Wayne county line and from
CalypsoBeauttancus Road to the
Wayne county line at Simmons Hall
and toTS 11? at Brijt Crossing.
The third (project, combined with
Pender tXHinty, calls for buildings
to be moved on five highway pro
jects In the two counties. .
-' Low bide received at the letting
will be reveiwed by the comtnto
ion f its next regular meeting on
May 1. i'.jf , .;,- , -f
V Asphalt rollers were moved onto
the KeawnaviUeftlnauapln road
this week; Vend 'paving is now
underway from Dobson' Chapel
to CThtrvquaplrt; according to reports
Highway 11 from KaaansvlUe to
Pink H1H it aearly rompleted ex
cept tor bridge work, On layer
of asphalt has been poured all the
way and a second layer is
v Paving 'bn Highway 24 through I
i-tirst .atatgea, ; Tins weektha first
coat , of asphalt, was completed,
Some work on curbs and sidewalks
remains to be -finished hut it it
hoped to complete this in a lew
djfa,t--- iV s .
Work s moving along on the
widening and construction of curbs
on irignway 11 in Kenansville. .
Dress Revue Here
; '' Members of. he tH clubs In Du
plin county who plan to enter the
Duplin county ores revue, which
will be held in the Kenansville Ugh
school auditorium Friday, June I,
at 2a. m., were reminded this week
by alias Altia Laweon, Duplin Home
agent, that -they have only a few
days let in which- to enter. ' -
.- In a letter to club member, Miss
Lswcon said; . :,;:':-..
"You may model any garment you
have made yourself, whether it be
blouse and skirt, dress, ptey clothes,
tuat, or evening dree. ' - ' . ';;';J ,
On IXC program '
Mrs. Louise Mitchell, Kenans
ville Teacher Is participating in a
program, of, speech cotrecJUon by
the special education dWIaioa of
the East Ckitoltaa College depart
ment -of educaUoa at ; AUantie
Beach near ftforehead City this
week, Mrs. ' Dorothy W. Perkins,
Ii therapist at the college dW
'. the project In which seven
s are participating. V::':,v-'.?'; -Ui.e
double theme of the study
pursued at the workshop It methods
of correcting articulation and the
audometric testing of hearing. The
conference developed from the in
terest ' of Mrs. Mitdhell, and pn
other 'rtfudent in this field and
their requests for additional hours
of' consulation and practice in
speech correction work. - - r
"I, 'Henry. Vernon Carr, mt
own. free will, .volunteer to tell the
os 'wrs ot Lpiin counny, inciuamg
r- v SiiiIjIv H' i. Summerlln, O.
1, ,,n, and C; B. SHterson, cor-
r tr 'Di:-4.irn'ount,y, -ttnat I did
" ; r t I'sy-1-..X 1-Slt'at
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I -v i a ( 1.
- ARMED FORCES DAY In North Carolina gets the official nod from Governor Kerr Scott as he
' signs a statement' urging; Tarheel citizens to participate in paying tribute to our "Defenders of Free
dom" on Aamed Forces Day, May 19. Members of the military looking on as Governor Scott affixes his
' signature to the document are Air Force Col. H. P. Bonne witz. Armed Forces Day project officer in North
Carolina; Marine Corps Captain M. D. Smith, officer in charge of Marine Corps recruiting in North
Carolina; Commander Robert E. Cutts, Hsval Reserve inspector-instructor, Durham; and Army Lt. CoL
.Donovan Kirk, executive officer, North Carolina Military District. (U. S. Army Photo by Sgt, Chabot)
1" ' i4Pappy Love V
v 6 Uttle Harry Pope, ate 5, the
,. ary ebild of Mr, and Mrs,
-rt MeMa Pope, aaa a Uttle pup- '
py. His daddy made him a dog--:
house tor the puppy, and a few
Ci-'4ay,ac his mother missed
V... suna sop ww' hi ram mm
yard eaPing Harrr.-Jaat aa ana 1
'.Ya-aa1imiaTr to. get UxaHe
she happened to leak aa the (
dogbaus.. Tkera : waa. Harry
and his dor. Ha had hi arm
around the puppy and they
were both fast asleep.
In A Generation !u
i RALEIGH, May 11 North
Carolina motorists, looking for a
way to stretch the family budget,
will find little encouragement to a
statement issued today by S. Gil
mer Sparger of the North Carolina
Petroleum Industries Cornmettee,
that gasoline taxes have risen 112
per "cent in the last generation. .
k The North :; CaroUna - Pet
roleum Industrie Committee
Spokesman said that the state tax
of 7 cents per gallon plus Inspea
tton tax of 1-4 cent and the fed
eral tax of 1 1-2 cents per gallem
now add up t 86 cants every time
a BMranriK order ten fauna oz
gasoline. . The tax on a ten
purchase in 1023 was oniy 43
he pointed out f: :; " .'
He pointed out that the highest
general sales tax la the nation is
only three per rent and that luxury
taxes oa jewelry, fur coats, and
entertainment are only 20 per cent,
adding Tt' easy to see why so
many people call the nwtotflsts the
most heavily taxed group la the
state,", .,;.;.;".'.:! l:.,''"'.t:'
E !o Draft Call "
.Secretary of he local draft board,
Beralre A. FarrWr, stated this week
that there wjouhl be no draft calls
during- JJhe mot h of June, accord
ing to present 'orders;' There was
no call for the Tjnomth ri S'ay. .,.
John Edgar Carroll until the offi
cers' came to -my home to - arrest
be. His brother and several other
boys were throwing bottles at me.
I ywaa inside the store and" I could
n"t run and t..t was the only way
to d -"nd my- J.trerw tfcepls
jul on ie ou! e of tbe building
I I t t Tr, ". It yam a Z2
3 .V 'MfZKZZ'XX.
Friday May 18, 1951
llov In Operation In
At Stout's frozen food locker in
Waaac,'trawberries are prepared
and old in North Carolina,- South
CarjUnai Georgia, and Florida, to
ke cream" ptont1oajiud.in .ieitamrmtbit)la on frcecer
cream. i'"'-' ' ' "t'' ' !r itniOk.. '''" r
t The berries are brought' to the
cocker from the Wallace strawber
ry market Local white and colored
women and some children sit ar
ound big tablet where crates , of
(.berries are put. Each person gets
a quart of berries and pours them
on a big lid. A they cap the ber
ries they put them back in quart
cups. Some of them cap the berries
with italfes, spoons, and some use
their fingers. The workers are paid
five cents a quart, and If the ber
ries come in steady a person can
cap one hundred quarts a day.
; After the berries are capped they
Early Records Are Fonnd In
. An account of the found
ins of Teachey- in 1883 was
found recently, among other rec
ords, in tb cornerstone of the
Teachey Baptist .Church. All of
the records found were displayed
recently Jor the eaneregation t
examine, f ',',. , ,
The town was founded by Mrs.
Mary teachey, -who was a pro
prietress, f an aatuc huuee far
Cornelius McMillan, Mrs. teach
ey daagUer, and her nan, John
C. McMillan, gave the lot where
the Teachey Baptist Church now
stands and the tassber er the
; One of the epistles found In the
cornerstone showed that a fair
Lodge of Masons of N. C. and
others were present at the laying
of the cornerstone.
Records were found of Sunday
school . attendance . at ..Mcaallark
Academy Sunday School located
In the Rockflsh township in Dup
lin. Other Interesting materials
Include a letter from the Piney
Grove Sunday school history
communication of Oak Grove Sab-
. bath school history of the Teacfaty i
to Coroner C. B Sltterson Monday
fcaiowlng the murder of - John Ed
gar CarroU, Negro, by Henry Ver
non Carr, '19 year old jNegre, at
Charlie Boney's store near Charity
on Sunday' night. - f
According to terthnony given by
eye witnesses at the hearing there
TrenUy o provocsrUon for
e f- ., Q.-,yrt that
I r i n into
i r i will,
1 fZj fuuauv
fi r"nn : 1 IT TT
" ' urn iisas
And Process Plan
are carried Inside .the locker where
they are washed, packed In thirty
pound stands, and then they are
put back in the freezejjom .to, be
ft Is very interesting to watch
this.work go on. When the help are
working they have rather serious
expressions on their faces, but after
they finish capping all the berries
and have to wait for more to come
in they sit around and laugh and
; Gome mother carry their babies
down in their carriage and look
after them while they work.
The next fime you eat strawber
ry ice cream atop and think that
diese berries were probably pack
ed at Stout's Frozen food locker in
Sunday school and history of Wll
lard Sabbat! ackosO.
. One eaater member of the
church Is new living. She is Mrs.
PriaeXOa Powell, who Is now vis
Kmc her daughter, Mrs. P. W
Teachey of Teachey.
Onrnenrtone af the church was
Other church newt showed the
mhaatos af the 41st annual ses
sion af the Eastern Baptist Asso
ciation held in Mount olive. Also I h. E. Latham of Rose Hill was
faund in the records was a copyjected mayor of that town with
al the August issa Binucai Rec
Mrs. Sudie Wells of Washington
City died at her home there Wed
nesday niglht She waa 00 years old.
Funeral service will be held from
Oak Plain Presbyterian church Sat
urday at 9 o'clock. She mas the wi
dow of the late Adokphus W. Well
of Duplin and aunt of Mrs. Clar
ence Murphy of Kenansville. '
father and other the Negro was
found in the field, where be fell
deas ."-i ', ', '.. .'4
4,v yT.:.Va'' 'i' '-.''.f ";"
Carr is now in JaB awaiting trial
In Superior court on probable
firs degree murder cajrge. ";
This brings to two the number
of murders m Duplin in Two suc
c ive week-enoa and probably two
t al tii-'i. Lant week-end Ern-
v - ,t V"-w Ne-T,1 wa
I Facts Given Solicitor,
General; Audit Health Department
Records Ordered; Minutes 01 Meet
Dr. John F. Powers of Wallace
was named acting Health Officer
for Duplin County this week to
supervise the work Until a full time
Health officer can be obtained to
replace Dr. G. V. Gooding who re
signed last week.
Dr. Powers said he would accept
the place temporarily in order for
the county health work to continue
witfhout interruption. The Board of
Heal'Uh has been advised from Ra
leigh that applications for health
department work are coming in and
lt should not be too long before an
officer can be secured for Duplin.
Church Votes Full
After many years of cooperative
work the Johnson Chapel and War
saw Baptist churches have decided
to so along in seperate paths. There
is a great pride in both churches
for a Job well done in this move.
Johnson Is the older of the two
churches and -can be called the fa
ther of the Warsaw church. It has
It-en rc grow . jxum generation w
generation 'until today it has rea
ched full maturity. Johnson can
now oast its eye around for new
field to serve, maybe joining an
other church not quite strong en
ough to carry the toad alone, or
maybe pioneer a new Baptist
church In Duplin.
Warsaw' membership has grown
until lt is now the largest church
in town with a membership suf
fcienCCy strong enough to support
a full time pastor. Rev. Dr. Green
law, who has been serving the two
churches, will continue to serve
Johnson until details of the new
antangemen can be worked out For
the past several months Paul Mull,
mlnistrial student at Wake Forest
hat been helping him at Johnson.
The present schedule calls for Dr.
Greenlaw to preach at Johnson on
the 1st Sunday mornings and third
Sunday aghts and iifth Sunday
This decision was made by both
congregation voting unanimously
after a Join meeting of the boards
f out opposition in last week's ballot
ing. He succeeds Mr. Lanier in
Hayman Hall was re elected
to the board of commissioners
along witth these new members. Lu
ther C. Herring, B. B. Longest, Har
vey Arnold and Rhode Young.
The vote was lflght, with only
125 votes cast
The town of Beulaville reelected
two incumbent candidates and add
ed three new commissioners in the
election last week. Archie Lanier
and William D. Brown are the in
cumbents and Cecil Miller, Ransom
Smith and Andrew Jackson, the
new members of the board.
No vote waa taken for mayor
due to the last minute ruling which
forced W. F. Miller to withdraw.
Miller is a civil service employe
and not ekrTble for office.
The commissioners will nominate
and elect a mayor at a meeting this
month. . :' -
i About one-third of the total reg-
iatratton voted Tiiesday,,;. i,i
Leaving Foi; Texas '
And Weeks Training . .
Harold Jones, clerk in th Ke
nansvUla Drug Store, wUl leave
Saturday for San Antonio, Texas,
'for eight week training in the Ar
my medical a " ool. -.e is a mser
' r ' ' r V
Jedt Hubert Phillips and
Solicitor Grady Mercer will
4 convene . ceanty eeurt hem
Monday monunfr for hearing
of NbmissioB ' and special
',' eases to be called. A brief ses-
' sfon la expected.
The Duplin County board of t
Commissioners met in special ex
ecutive session Monday night for i
further conederatkm of problems
arising in the county health depart- -ment.
The following Is an exact ,
copy of the minutes of this session: v
"The Board of County Commis
sioners met ki special session at , t
offices in ue courthouse in Ke
nansVill, N. C, at 8:00 o'clock p. ml, .
May 14, 1951. Present: L. P. Wells,
Chairman; Arthur Kennedy; A. C. '
Hall; Dallas Jones; and A. P. Gates. .
Absent: NONE. . .
The Chairmian then stated that
it was the purpose of this meeting .
to report to the board of CommisV'
sioners of Duplin county the pro- ,
ceedings had befbre the County
Board of Health on May 10,. 1961, .
and thereupon Instructed the Clerk .
to read a copy of the minute) of
the county -board of Health at said.'
After the minutes of. the meet
ing of the County Board of Health
were read the Chaidman then re-
quested the County Attorney to
advise the Board as to its duties
in regard to the reported irregulari-. 1
ties on the part of the County
Health Officer; thereupon the At
torney read C. S. Section 153-139
as follows: "It shall be the duty of
the chairman of the board of county '
commissioners to report to the so"
licitor of the district within winch- ;
the county lie all facts and dr-
cumstances showing the ectnrais
sion of any offense as defined here- ..
in, ." , ,y,
And the attorney: further stated
that the charges made to the board, '
were uvfe ery of the onTen-
cat defined by the statute and re
quired by law to be reported to,
On motion made, seconded, and .
duly carried ft was resolved that
the Charman of the Board of Com
missioners of Duplin County re- '
port all facts and circumstances
as presented to the Board of Com-
mtssfoners in the matter of the Co- ?
unty Health Officer to the Hon. '
Walter BritJt, SoltcUor of the Sixth
Judicial' DIstrct, and deliver to him
a certified copy of the proceedings
had before the Board of County
Commissioners and the evidence
therein taken as well as a ceiti-.
fied copy of the minutes of the;
County Board f Health in connec-
tton therewith. v
, , . i
After a full discussion it waa
moved, seconded, and duly carried7
that a certified copy of the minute
of the Board of County Commis
sioners and of the County Board
of Health, pertinent to the rests-'
naUon of the Health Otftoar aai
well at a copy of the minute of
tins meeting be forwarded to the
State Board of Health in Raleigh,
N. C, by the Clerk of this Board.
CONTINUED ON BACK . - -
The Duplin Industrial Council : '
has received 1 second contact
from a firm Interested In eetab-'
lishdng a plant site, according to i
an announcement from Council '' .
Chairman Aubrey L. Cavenaugh. '
The firm, long established in thai
rubber industry, Mil need about ,
25,000 to 35.000 square feet of floor '
space initially which would soon be
expanded to between 100,000 and 1 '
150,000 square feet " ,
The client is interested In hav-'
ing bulUling that have been con-
structed with the proposition of a '
long term lease with an option to -purohaae.'
.,, :;: w ,v,..,-'-.ji
The firm would' employ about ;
COO workers and is interested in
totatlEg in or near small town. V
Thia is the second contact the t
Council has received within a few
days and although such Inquiries '
may be frequent they all point to
the fact that the community hat a r
SlephCaf it Sitiilh
. Rev. Stephen
viile ha been r
' s Hurphy I
" of F.'