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Tibm Legion To Snsarliead
Oritual DeaivElioniqg
s . ..- ok sm1fHtl1fl1 Twk-f
MiYarsa7 Men Donate
been asked to spearhead a Divine
Guidance, movAnent to encourage
regular church attendance and.
oaiiy prayer,
The
movement iwiu p tuaus-,
mill IhB MiaUE-
urated on Sunday, February; a. ,
fwwfS!?!.?;'!
nmvimff together aboard the tor-
pedoed U. S. Transport Dorchester
in the North Atlantic. x "
In , resolutions adopted at the
Legion's National Convention In
' Miami last Fall and by the North
Carolina Department Executive
Committee, Sunday, February 3,
, has been . designated as Go To
Church Sunday. All Legion Posts
are urged to arrange special ser
vices in their churches on that
: County Schools
Get Jackass
Judge phiUips in County Court
in. this 'rek save the Duplin
County Board of Education a mule
and cart, He did not specify it the
i- donkey was to be used as a pet for
"V the oersonnei or to oe.nseu u
willsrd Johnson ana wuiara nnn-
on to help haul coal to the various
- schools. .,--'.-.'.:; .".''vv.
AKer lookine y ver the little
: trnnvn d onkey and. led ; cart
Superintendent Johnson decided
- there was no point in adding any
. more Jackasses to the Duplin Coun-
- ty schools so they auctioned off the
mule and cart. It was "cried off
thy Sheriff Ralph Jones- ear the
' Board of Education Building to an
attentive audience ana iin&uy eoia
to the 'highest bidder, C. W. SuUn
ef Beulaville for $60.00. Sutton,
it turned out, was more or less a
' oujtrdian to the mule inasmuch
s its owner was a tenant en Sut
ton' farm. However, the fcet that
Sutton was a partial guardian, did
tiet implicate him in the antics of
tthe donkey which brought about
Its sale. .
' Tbe. story .began during Christ
mas wbav Offioers Oliver Horn,
Oscar Houston d Jim FuWl JMst
, out to capture stUI..Thy planned
- their tactics and it wasn't long be
fove the mule and cart came trudg
ing along to the still Site. vWarren
James, e young Negro boy was
driving the mule and the cart was
laden with suftar and other supplies
for the still. , Before it was ell over
lie told -who owned and operated
the stilL The boy was tried here
and found to be under age. . The
R V. Wells of the Juvenile court
The officers destroyed the still,
m ore-heated solid copper 250 gal-
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Legion Post
Makes Donations :
' The Turner - Simmons-Newborn
' Legion Post at Maxwell's' Mill is
donating 925 to the T.B. drive and
wilt contribute to the Polio drive
(according to reports from mem
bers. At Christmas time the Post
donated S25 for toys for. under
privileged children in: the oounty.
Wca her Stories ifi
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Monday afternoon brought an
. unusual small- storm to Kenans
ville. Soon after mid-day lightning
-Cashed end thunderToared. Heavy
rain fell for a short time. An old
saying, new to us, is, that when it
thunders in winter it will snow
within nine days. How about it
kids? Also another saying we
beard last week: the direction from
-. which thunder eomes in the winter
Is tbe direction from which the
rains will come the rest of the year.
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U.-S. CookingSay Author Byrd
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7" "'tor's Note: This week we
I t aserles of four feature'
t by Sam Byrd of DnpUn
i v fame. Sam spent most of
I t year in Europe and this ser
in ia a result ef that visit Sam
is now In Cfcaifteston, S. CU
wh-re be Is compleUns his lat
est book.
By SAM BYRD
The year 1951 was a great year
for the glorious city of Paris: she
celebrated her 200th birthday,
nineteen hundred and flfty-o n e
will be remembered by American
tourists as the year in which more
-prican tourists were gypped in
than in any year of her slorlr
- ' 'story.
1 mors than 196,000 French-
the Legion of Honor; all
villages every hallow
: comer bore new mat He
' aoring heroes of t e
; every new American
i I rea sent the franc
' frames per dollar
- t ft ;very mm.
str f fcnUill? I
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To Bloodmobile In Goldsboro Last Friday
rru,. -ri f the Dunlin
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-ww m 4rent to Goldsboro
- - Friday to the bloodmobile and
donated a pint of blood each. Harry
E. Kramer of Wallace, chairman
of the Duplin County Chapter sent
the following letter for D. J. Riven
bark. Jr.. Post Adjutant of. the
Chas. B. Gavin Post in Warsaw: '
Mr. D. J. Rivenbark, Jr..
Post Adjutant
The American Legion
Charles R. Gavin Post wo, in
Warsaw, North Carolina
Dear Adjutant: 1
A chainnan of the Duplin Coun
ty Chapter, American Bed Cross I
wish at this time to express my
Re
Co
Albert T. Outlaw, popular Regis
ter of Deeds in Duplin and County
Historian was recently compliment
ed by Judge Henry A. Gradyi Judge
Giady presented Mr. Outlaw a book
with the following Inscription by
Judge Grady on the fly leaf
-,, I present this priceless book to
my friend and cousin, Albert Tim
nthv Outlaw, as a slight token of
my appreciation for the fine work
he has done in genealogy end in
the history of Duplin County. ,
i1 Ntf -man i: has done1' more to in
spire the people of his native Coun
ty, with a pardonable pride in the
achievements of their ancestors
and the nobility of their kinsmen.
Harry Kramer
leads Red Cress
Drive Again :
An executive board meeting of
the Duplin Aunty Red Cross wa
held Friday night in the hUr
,Mfc M"arv fcarruther. leiS-
resentative .of ,AtlanUy Ga. end
Gok&tooro, was present lor tne
meeting.: Plans were disaoised for
the fund campaign, ; '-
MrJ Harry Kramer of Wallace
will serve s chairman for the
fund campaign for the second con
secutive year. Mr. M. F. Allen, who
has been treasurer for approxi
mately the past ten years, resigned.
gisler of Deeds Albert Outlaw Receives
jAidee'Mr. Paul Ongram was welcomed
as the new treasurer. ; . r - W
The goal, for-: Duplin County
Chapter for 1952 is $5093.00. V . ;
Albrilton Plants
Wanted In Lenoir
In the classified jection of the
Times will toe found an ad for
G. Y. MacArthur of Grifton asking
for the new Aimritwn strawoerry
plants. Mrs. McArthur writes that
her husband is very anxious to get
hold of some of them." ' If amy of
you readers have or know where
plants are available please contact
Mr. MacArthur. . j .
Motorists Urged
Remove 1951 Tags
" (Duplin County' . r Patrolmen are
iirstnff all auto owners to remove
both 1951 license plates from their
cars, ' A number of motorists have
been stopped by the - patrolmen
because old tags were still on the
cars. This is a violation of V
law and causes unnecessary work
to the patrolmen and worry to tbe
motorists. Please, if you navent,
remove both 1951 tags.
Communist newspaper with bead
lines screaming of American atro
cities to Korea. .r-''
This was the year that "L.Kn
trecote grille's du Charollais Bearn
aise" at the Hotel de Paris at Sens
(see menu for Aug. 12) cost $1.20
while a club steak half the size
garnished with friend potatoes and
shreds of dressing cost $2.65 on the
railroad dining cars from New
York to Charleston. . y i
Nineteen fifty-one Is the year to
which the V. S. bought $600,000,
000 worth of new French friend
ship. ,-v ! ' .
Unexpected ,: experiences stay
longest in the traveller's mind. The
tourist sees what is planned for
him and what he has paid for. Ten
months of (Euroan travel to out-of-the-way
p' t:s las ' convinced
me that the resent' Stew we are
in is due in i art to our own cook-
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KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7, 1952
ouement.
Pint Of Blood Each
thanks to your Post for the pub
licity and splendid cooperation that
was given last week to the visit
of the - Bloodmobile which made
its secend visit to Goldsboro at
which time we were afked to co
operate with the Wayne County
Chapter, ARC in securing donors.
I was happy to learn that the fol
lowing members of your organiza
tion gave a pint of blood each, last
Friday when the Bloodmobile from
Charlotte met at the Goldsbro
Woman's Club: Oscar Holland, Er
nest Hussey, Ed Strickland, James
Holland, David Rivenbark, Bennie
Laneston. Dunnie Smith, Willie
Bostic, and Ray Bostic. '
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Nomen que exit indeleblle suum.
Pine Crest on the Neuse
Near New Bern, N. C.
March 4, 1051.
.HENRY A GRADY
Former Resident Judge
of the 6th Judicial District
And his name will be immortal.
Coy Kennedy Able
To Leave Hospital
" Friends of McCoy Kennedy will
be glad to learn that he left the hos
pital to Kington Sunday and is now
staying i.with his daughter Mrs.
Rvder in LaGranse. He
ll.ll tCnanmrilIe MoOdSV and
was looking well. Coy was serious
lv iDlured a few weeks age in-an
auto wreck in which Early Newton
was auea...:'"-
-Mr' Kennedy asked the Times to
exoress his thanks and apprecia
tion for the mans kindnesses shewn
him by his friend in Kenanmiue
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Motorists Urged
License Expiration
' Ttaleieh The Department of Mo-
ttor Vehicles caut'oned motorists to
day to P'y carer attention to me
axpiration date on their driver's 11-rene-
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Under the Department's revised
driver licensing program, , begun
in 1948, a number of licenses are
expiring daily. Elton It. Peek.
h T.iwMinff Section asked that
motorists take a close look at their
driver's license and note tne ex
piration date which, he pointed out,
falls on the licensee's birthdate.
Peele said that a 60-day period
had been arranged for renewal ap
plicants in order to avoid congest
ion. ,,. He urged motorists to take
advantage of this toy applying for
renewal permits anytime, during
tbe 60 day period before it expires.
Duplin Cotton
Ginning Report
Census report shows that 4,490 j
nt rnttnn were sinned in T-1
;plin County from the crop of 1951
prior to January io, iwu v-v--fr.red
with 1,042 bales for the crop
v l.JJ. : A. .;yT:jy
jjn l. a meat-type hog
UrYiTevrlnped by the U. S. Depart
ed ! o: Agriculture, carries approx
'msteiy 62 per cent Landrace and
11 per cent Berkshire blood.
rvfeemen and their families, can
blame themselves for the state of
unpreparedness which Invited our
current embroilment . : i "
Jealous and ambitious nations ob
served increduously as our war as
sets administrators went about
tearing down barracks, selling sur
plus ice boxes, transports and ex
cess marching boots. Allied friends
in British pubs ex-resistance men
at sidewalk cafes and Venetian
gondoliers on the Grand Canal
watched dismayed as OI's hurried
home to lie down in the green psa
tares of the nearest college cam-'
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In 1946 the cultural relations sec
tion of the American embassy to
London spent its time entertaining
visiting congressmen who were
tripping around European Capitols
investtijating the plaus .Uty of a
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Board Trustees;
Drunken Mother Takes Infants On
All Night
Liquor and immorality presented
itself in about its lowest form in
Duplin Wednesday night when a
young 35 year old white mother
with three small children and
two philandering men spent the
night in a parked automobile be
tween Lyman and Chinquapin.
The children, twins age three, and
a baby only a few months old,
had hardly fenougb clothes on to
say they were clothed. Whiskey
kept the mother and the men from
the cold.
Wednesday, morning about 5
o'clock deputies Oscar Houston and
Jim Futreal were called to the
scene of the parked car. They found
Mrs. Ray (Louise) soutnenana, ana
her brothers-in-law Graham and
Height Southerland end the three
children in the car in front 01 Hat
cher's Service Station, The woman
and men were drunk, officers said.
One man was on the floor in the
back seat, the other in the front
Grove Presbyterian Church To Be Shown
In February Issue Of State Church Paper
Grove Presbyterian Church and
Manse will be a feature article in
the February Presbyterian News,
a state-wide church paper .accord
ing to an announcement by Dr.
Harold J. Dudley, executive Sec
retary of the Synod of North Caro
lina. Dr .Dudley says he is as
suming the church and ' probably
the manse to be the oldest in the
state and through this article is
attempting to, establish - whether
or not there Is another church
that can pre-date 1 the claim of
Grove 1736, the date oa the mark-
llfif Cording Of
January' 30, 1952 Melvin G.
Cording, Wallace, has been named
a member of The American Jersey
Cattle Club. He is a local breeder
of registered Jersey cattle.
. The recent application of Cord
ing for membership was approved
by the Club's Board of Directors
at their last meeting. Require
ments for membership specify that
an applicant must be an owner of
Jersey cattle and be a careful and
reliable breeder. His application
was endorsed by at least five mem
ur i ne a
Warsaw Commissioners Vote To Secure
Land For Hew Armory Proposed There
At a recently called meeting, the
board of commissioners voted to
'purchase a tract of land for the
National Guard . Armory. The
Board voted to obtain an option on
the proposed site near the Na
tional Guard Armory until July 30.
Meeting with the Board was a com-
- , DR. J. H. HILTON
t Dr. J. H. Hilton, of Raleigh. Dean
Of Agriculture at State College, will
ibe one of tbe outstanding speakers
to address delegates at (he 16th
Annual North Carolina Farm Bu
reau Convention, which will be
held in Raleigh February 10-13.
The subject of Dr. Hilton's ad
dress will be "Program for North
Carolina Agriculture," and is sche
duled to be delivered during the
morning session on the opening
day of the convention, February
10.
Farmers from all sections of the
State will be on hand for the four
day convention session, which pro
mises to be the largest in the his
tory of the Farm Bureau.
Dr. Hilton, a native of Catawba,
k considered to many educational
circles as the outstanding dean of
agriculture in America. He was
educated at N. C. State College,
low State College, the University
of V, i5"onin and Purdue Univer
sity. During his 19 years of ex-Tn,!n-,-e
n educator and re
- s .....t, lean I'i'ton has
, ..... .;d some S3 scientific works
n t (culture, and is recojrotoed
t i nit the ration as hor-
'fu .iry cattle and liv. jUc nu-
Latfiamls Named fmirmcm
Spree; Goes
seat. The mother was drunk in
the back seat with the three infants
snuggling to her trying to keep
warm.
Officers carried the woman and
children to the home of her father--in-law,
reported to be Ross South
erland. The men were brought to
Kenansville and jailed. A warrant
.was sworn out against all three for
public drunkenness, public nuis
ance and the woman also charged
with neglecting her children.
Judge Phillips lost no time in
bringing the case to trial. He sent
the woman to the State prison for
6 months end gave Graham South
erland one year and Height South
erland 6 months on the roads. The
children were given into the cus
tody .of their grandfather.
When Louise was locked behind
bars after the sentence she didn't
seem to mind at all. She immed
iately smiled and began primping
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er placed in front of the church
by the North Carolina Historical
Commission. Albert T. Outlaw,
local historian claims in his rec
ords that Grove represents the
first organized group of Presby
terians in North Carolina. An
idea has been suggested that if his
claims are not disproven that the
local church be made an historical
shrine of the Presbyterian church
in North Carolina. Members of
Grove' are ' looking forward with
great eagerness to the February is
sue 01 tnet magazine,
(ajlaw Mamed
merican jerseyxiuo
bers of the Club. His membership
gives him the privilege of voting in
the organization's affairs. He is
also entitled to specify member
ship fees when transacting business
with it.
The American Jersey Cattle Club
Is America's oldest dairy breed reg
istry organization. It was organ
ized in 1868 and ever since has
preserved the records and Improv
ed and promoted the Jersey breed.
Its national headquarters is in
Columbus, Ohio. ..
mittee from the Merchants Associa
tion compromised of Henry Mer
ritt Paul Potter and Earl Whitak
er and a special committee which
Mayor G. S. Best appointed last
week, E. C. Thomson, George Ben
nett and L. B. Huie.
The lot will be given to the
State for as long as the Guard shall
make use of it In addition to the
land, the town is also required to
furnish a road and to extend wa
ter and sewerage facilities to the
building. ' '
Poultry specialists at State Col
lege say efficient production should
be the aim of every North Carolina
poultryman who wants to have a
profitable season in 1952,
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Mrs. J. V. Whitfield of Wallace,
Board Member of the North Caro
lina Farm Bureau Associated Worn-
en, will serve aa chairman for the
Vesper Service which will mark
the opening of the organization's
16th Annual convention, eDruray
10, at tbe Sir Walter Hotel Jn Ra
leigh. -.': v v .';.:
Mrs. Whitfield is a former mem
ber of the State Board of Agricul
ture, and served as Chairman ot me
Women's Division for the Better
Schools and Roads Campaign,
She is active to the State Feder
ation of Women's Clubs, and is at
present, a member of the Finance
Committer of that organisation.
Hv stocks on farms January 1
totaled 73.4 million tons nearly 4
million tons more than the total oa
hand a year earlier.
To Prison
Grass Roots Opera
Well Taken Here
Mozart's opera "A School For
Lovers'' presented here in Kenan
Auditorium last Thursday after
noon and night was considered a
great success. A total attendance,
of about 1300 was recorded. 460
attended in the afternoon and over
800. that night. Total gate receipts
were about $8.00 short of a thou
sand dollars. People were in at
tendance from practically every
community in the county with a
number coming from Goldsboro,
Pink Hill, Clinton and Richlands.
The Grass Roots Opera of North
Carolina, father and sponsor of the
local opera group idea was well
pleased with the reception in Du
plin. They have been a&ed to pre
sent a religious opera here on
Easter Sunday night.
Livestock School Here Said To Be One Of
Best Held In Stale; 107 Fanners Attend
The Livestock School held in
Kenansville last Tuesday, was one
of the best held in the State this
winter according to the Specialist
from State College who took part
on the program. 63 farmers attend
ed the morning session at which
time Beef Cattle Production ana
Marketing was discussed by J. S.
Buchanan and William Hunter. 44
farmers attended the afternoon ses
sion when Jack Kelley and A. V.
Allen, and H. D. Quessemberry dis
cussed hog and sheep production
and marketing. All five of these
JJyastspeciaUswere teem State
Collage and the NortH Carolina
Department of Agriculture in Ra
Presbyterians Launch Campaign To Raise
Funds Union Theological Seminary
Public Invited
Attend School
Board Meeting
Public Invited
Jesse B. Brown, chairman of the
Kenansville school .announced this
week that the local school board
will meet in the school house at
7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, Feb. 12th
for .the reeular monthly meeting.
The public is invited to attend for
the purpose of giving any sugges
tion, ideas or criticism in connect
ion with the general welfare of the
school children of this school dis
trict
Mr. Brown further stated that in
the future all meetings of the
board will be open to the public.
Regular meetings are held on the
2nd Tuesday night in each month
except the summer months of June
and July. The reason for opening
these meetings to the public is a
desire on the art of the Board to
bring about better relationship Be
tween the school and the parents.
W. W. iEagles, of "Macclesfield,
past president of the North Caro
lina Farm Bureau ana memoer 01
tbe American Farm Bureau Fed
eration's Forage Crops Committee,
will conduct a special session con
cerning these commodities during
the organization's 16th Annual Con
vention, which will be held to Ra
leigh, February 10-13. 1
The session on Forage Crops
will fee held during the morning
of February 11, and this group is
expected to discuss the various as
pects of production, marketing and
storage. , i
Mr. Eagles is also on the Execu
tive Committee of the Flue Cured
Tobacco Stabilization Corporation.
the world's largest Co-op: and
serves as Regional Director of the
Soil Conservation Service. . ,
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PRICE TEN CENTS
List Committees
Two Doctors
Visit Kenansville
May Locate Here
Two young doctors from the
Cr.lrleston General Hospital of
Charleston, W. Va., spent Tuesday
1 iirJiviiM nirvUte Ivt Von otic
lookta? ove the town and fg and discussion in a very able
- iiniii. we fhev visited, manner. He recognized the honor
every town and section of the coun
ty. They are considering locating
in Kenansville in a partnership for
general practice of medicine. They
are Drs. G. B. Davis and R. F.
Willis. Dr. Davis is a native of Mis
souri and a graduate of Cornell Uni
versity. Dr. Willis is a native of
West Virginia and a graduate of
the Medical College of Virginia.
They both are married and have
two children each. Both are veter
ans of World War Two. They will
complete their internship at the
Charleston Hospital on July 1st
and if they decide to locate here
will begin practicing on August
They say they were well impress-1
ed with Kenansville and Duplin
County. They like Southeast end
want rural practice.
leigh. They brought to the Duplin
County group the latest informa
tion on selecting, breeding, feeding,
management and marketing bogs,
beef cattle, and sheep. The inter
est shown in this one day school
indicates that there is a definite
increased interest in livestock pro
duction in Duplin County. With the
many, acres of fine Ladino Clover
pastures, the good climate and soil
conditions, a large acreage of corn,
Duplin has everything needed for
a strong livestock pntTam ac
cording to La F. Weeks, County
Agent-wha-plapned'nd made ar
rangements for tbe livestock scnool
last week.
Wilmington, N. C. Jan. 27 The
Southern Presbyterian Church
opened a campaign here today to
raise funds for enlarging the fac
ulty and expanding the churcn s
140-year-old Union Theological
Seminary at Richmond, Va.
Dr. Ben R. Lacy, Jr., president
of the institution since 1926, made
three appearances in the city dur
ing the day appealing for aid so
that the seminary may be enabled
to train sufficient ministers to meet
the ever-growing demand off
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He was assisted by Dr. W. T. (Tol
He was assisted by Dr. W. T.
(Tolly) Thompson, professor of
Christian education at Union and
Dr. Balmer Kelley who heads the
department of Biblical theology.
In pointing up the need for more
trained ministers in the South, Dr.
Lacy said membership in the
Southern Presbyterian church had
increased 20 per cent during the
last five yer dnasae veb
last five years and further that
a new Presbyterian church had
been established every week of
this period. As a result, he went
on, one church out of every six
in the South is without a minister,
or, there are 582 churches that do
not have a preacher.
The crux of this situation, Dr.
Lacy emphasized, is simply that the
seminary is not equipped to train
enough ministers to meet the moun
ting demand. Buildings at Union
Were erected about 50 years ago
to accommodate 100 students.
There are over 200 there today plus
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4,000 Miles Of Paving
On County
Raleigh Feb. 4 Over 4,000
miles of county roads were hard
surfaced in North Carolina last
year with funds from the $200,000,
000 secondary road bond issue.
Official year-end figures, releas
ed today by Highway Chairman
Henry W.- Jordan, showed that
the iState Highway Commission
had completed 82 oer cent of the
12,000-mile secondary paving goal
set by Governor Scott when the
bond issue was approved by the
voters of North Carolina in the
1949 referendum.
A total of 4,025.1 miles of second
ary roads were paved to 1951,
bringing the total mileage hard-
surfaced under the bond program
to 9 836.5 miles; In the previous
year, 4,554.6 miles were paved.
The figures do not included pav
ing on primary' highways or other
projects not included in the sec
ondary road program, and do not
cover resurfacing or widening of
secondary reads. . - " '
The paving goal has been ex
ceeded in 23 counties by December
SI, which means that future sec -
No. 6
H. E. Latham, Rose Hill insur
ance man, was named Chairman of
the Board of Trustees of the Duplin
Hospital at the organizations meet
ing of the Trustees Tuesday night
J. R. Grady was named vice-chairman.
F. W. McGowen was named
by the Board of County Commis
sioners as secretary and Lee Brown
of Warsaw was elected treasurer.
L. P. Wells, chairman of the
County Commissioners opened the
meeting and presided until a chair
man was named. Mr. Latham then
Unnlr hnr0p nnri Hirprtmi the meet-
and trust placed in him but said
he looked on it more In terms 01
the responsibility and obligations
involved rather than the honor. Af
ter discussing the general set-up
he appointed, with suggestions end
advice of the entire group the fol
lowing committees:
Hospitalization insurance: J. B.
Stroud, Jr. of Faison, chairman;
Mrs. Mattie W. Sadler, Kenansville;
Grover Rhodes, Smith Township
and W. F. Miller, Beulaville. This
committee will lay plans and aid
in a program of educating people
of the county to the value of hospi
tal insurance. If the .people of the
I county are adequately covered this
ouI(? mean a guarantee of the f i-
nancial success of the institution.
Finance Committee: J. O. Stokes.
Kenansville, chairman; L. P.
Wells, Wolfescrape and E. E. Kelly,
Glisson. This committee will handle
all of the financial problems in the
operation and maintenance of the
hospital.
Personnel and Public Relations:
J. R. Grady, Kenansville, chairman;
Mrs. H. L. Pippin, Magnolia; H. E.
Kramer, Wallace and Mrs. Caldwell
Smith, Rock Fish. This group will
supervise the publicity and selec
tion of personnel. ,
Building and grounds: Mrs. Wil
lie Byrd, Wolfescrape, chairman;
L. P. Wells, Wolfescrape; Graham
Reece, Cypress Creek and Rudolph
Simmons, Albertson. This group
will deal with the buildings and
grounds.
'Donations and Memorials: H. E.
Kramer and J. R. Grady, co-chair
men with "every member of the
Board of IVustees . serving oa . tbe.- ;-1
committee. This group will have '
charge of all donations and memor
ials to the hospital.
Housing committee: Mrs. Mattie
W. Sadler, chairman; J. O. Stokes,
F. W. McGowen and J. R. Grady.
To plan and work towards securing
sufficient housing in Kenansville to
take care of the hospital personnel.
The appointment of the Execu
tive Committee was delayed until
a later date. It was decided the
Board would - meet on each third
Tuesday in each quarter at 7:30
o'clock p.m. in the court house. The
Chairman may call a special meet
CONTINUED ON FRONT
Ashley Brinson
Said Be Improving
Ashley Brinson, prominent Dob-
son Chapel farmer was seriously
injured in a car-truck crash last
week in front of his store on the
Chinquapin road. According to re
ports, Mr. Brinson was driving
towards Kenansville and the truck
towards Chinquapin when the
crash occurred. Mr. Brinson was
seriously injured and rushed to a
Wilmington (hospital. Ljast re
ports said he was getting along
very well and was out of danger.
A Negro companion received slight
injuries. His auto was completely
demolished, it was said. The driv
er of the truck, a Negro man from
Smithfield escaped uninjured. The
front end of ;the truck was dam
aged. The accident came near becom
ing a top tragedy. As the truck
and car collided the truck wheeled
short to the left into the front
porch of a Negro home. Some dam
age was done to the porch. Three
or four young Negro children were
sitting on the porch but escaped in
jury. Roads In '51
ondary road bond projects let
in the counties will be a "bonus"
of that much additional mileage
above tbe mileage promised them
In the pro rata distribution of
funds at the beginning of the pro
gram. These counties are Chow
an, Edgecombe, Hertford, Greene,
Lenoir, Pitt, Duplin, Franklin.
Johnston Nash Wayne, Wilson.
Chatham, Davidson, Harnett, Hoke, .
Lee Moore, Randolph, Robeson.
Scotland, Anson, Mecklenburg.
Montgomery, Richmond and Polk.
Chairman Jordan reported that .
13,904.6 miles of county roads had
been stabilized under the bond
program for all-weather use. This
total is 37.41 per cent of the 36,-000-mile
stabilization goal. .
Highway officials have stated ,
that as the bond paving program
nears its end this year, increasing
emphasis -will be placed on the v
stabilization program, which Is de
signed to help people living on
country roads that do not carry .
enough traffic to Justify paying
them.
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