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7cl;r Pc m :r Ccpny op f I:h 1st
Carolina Power and Light Com
ny will take over Tide Water
! ower Company March 1, aooord
1 to Louis V, Sutton, president
of Carolina Power and Light Com
pany. Stockholders Of ootn earn
sanies Monday voted overwhelming
or proval of the merger.. '? i
Already serving 274,121 custom
ers in 22,000 square miles oi the
Carolina, the Carolina Power and
Light Company thus extend lta ser
" vices to 52,500 new electric custom
. rs In M southeastern counties of
'North Carolina, ,.:
Expecting federal Power Com
mission . approval immediately,
- CPScL took steps to make the mer
ger effective as soon as possible.
The .'agreement of merger" will
be filed with the Secretary of State
, at the close of' business 'February
29. CP&L officials said, and mer
, ger will toe effective with the begin
ning of business March 1.
CPbL's new territory Includes
8,000 square miles with a popula
tion of approximately 360,000. It
embraces 52,500 electric customers
in 46 incorporated towns; 11,500
gas customers at Wilmington, Kin
eton, Fayetteville, New Bern and
Washington; and about 3,000 water
customers at Morehead City, Beau
fort and Snow H11L .
The transaction is called a "sta
tutory merger" and involves the
exchange of outstanding Tide Wat
er stock for CPJcL shares or cash.
Holders of Tide Water common may
wap such shares at the rate of
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Sunday-Monday, Feb. 10-11
Reunion In Reno
Mark STEVENS and Peggy DOW
Tuesday, Feb. 12
Rory CALHOUN and Jane NIGH
The Raging Tide
Shelly WINTERS Richard CONTE And
Thursday - Friday, Feb. 14-15 '
Flight To Mars
Marguerite CHAPMAN Cameron MITCHELL
Saturday, Feb. 16 Double Feature
I Shot Billy The Kid
Don BERRY and Tom NEAL
LUM And ABNER , . -,
want to keep our
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a h'ava tha proper plant food's for your neeqt A
-' whether It ba sfngla Nitrogen's, Potash or a com-
. piera fertilizer
'CONTACT US DIRECT
-IF ;The home of, , :
TESTED ON THE FARM"
VEVS FERTILIZER WORKS
GOLDs:or.o, n, c.
r.'r.t n.ono (3 m . Office FKone 5820'."1 ' '
LE;!.I To Jclis Over
four for 1.1 of 'Carolina!
Holders of Tide Water $1.35 cum
ulative preierrea stock? may; (1)
Convert to . Tide: Water common
and exchange these for CPSti. com
mon; (2) convert pt CPeVl 95 pre
ferred at, the rate of four for; one;
or .(3) surrender cto ' Water 'pre
ferred and receive $28.50 per share
plus accrued' dividends, r .;
Letters giving such details are
being mailed to all holders of Tide
Water preferred, and they have 20
days to act Thereafter, the filing
of the '.agreement of merger" will
complete the details required to
make the merger effective. These
details began months ago when of
ficials of both companies agreed
on merger terms. The terms were
successively approved by the direc
tors of both canwariies, the South
Carolina Public Service Commis
sion ,the North Carolina Utilities
Commission and the Securities and
Exchange Commission. Stockhold
er approval was 'the last major
nurcue. it was overwhelmingly fav-
Over 78 per eent of alt' CP&L
stock was represented In person
or by proxy at tie Raleigh meeting
and was voted almost unanimously
for the plan. Less than two-tenths
of one per cent Opposed it.
Tide Water's stockholders met
at the same time at Wilmington,
and wen over 75 per cent favored
the merger. i ,
One immediate effect of the mer-
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bountiful crop of small
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ger will be to increase considerably
the utility's expansion budget for
the current year. Directors al
ready have yoted to spend $22,
500,000 for expansion in the old
GP&L territory. Louis V. Sut
ton, president of the Carolina Com
pany, stated that this figure will
be increased to $27,000,000 to al
low for construction in the com
bined area during the remainder
of this year. ;
Work is well underway en two
new 100,000 horsepower steam-electric
generating units for Goldsboro
and Lumberton, and a third unit of
134,000 horsepower has been order
ed and is expected to be located in
the Tide Water area. Barring delay
if critical materials, this ,' unit
should begin operating by mid
1954. .. - v-..- I
CP&L last year sold 2,736,982,000
Kuowatcnours or electricity,: com
pared with 235.000.000 kilowatt-
nours sold by Tide Water. Its plant
value was 157,716,000, compared
witn Tiae waters sia.500.ooo.
Current plans call for spending
86 ,300,000 for expansion in the
combined systems within the next
three years (1952-54 inclusive.)
To improve service in the new
territiry, CP&L will begin work im
mediately on a 110,000 volt trans
mission line into the area. Two
sucn interconnections already exist,
and plans for the third have ap
proval of the Defense Electric Pow
er Administration. - ,
He indclated that plans for the
area would provide even more em
ployment for electric utilities per
sonnel than already existed. Tide
Water's president. Warren W. Bell,
and its executive vice-president,
A. E. Jones, will serve as CP&L
A teur of southern Florida will be
made February 17-23 by a group of
North Carolina farm people who
are especially Interested in vege
table production, processing, and
marketing. - v,
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Beuiaville, II. C. v
Duplin's Newest and Largest Drive-In Theatre
Sunday and Monday, Feb. 10-11 " '
Loretta YOUNG and Joseph COTTEN in
HALF ANGEL ,
. The ere opening story of a female sleep-walker
Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 12-13 .
, Guy. MADISON, Barbara PAYTON And ;
James CRAIG in '
DRUMS III THE
M' " ' . Also Selected
Thursday anA Friday, Feb. 14-15
It's astonishing what "THE THING? will do.
human or inhuman ; . i natural or supernatural?
It destroy us all? Be sure
From Another World.
Also Selected Short Subjects
Saturday. February 16th.
Eddie FOY, Jr. And
Roy ROGERS, Your Singing Cowboy Star in
; RANGER And THE LADY
' . Also Selected Short Subjects .
Room For One More
With Cary GRANT and BetayjDRAKE'.
:':.vi..:.v -:y'v Cartoon . .. ..
w7-tj Golden Horde
VK i f.'j "' MTeohnloolort . y
With David FARRAR and Ana BLTTH :
With Errol FLTNN and OUvla 0eHATILLAND
' ; i Thursday-Friday. Feb. 14-15
With William HOLDEN and Nancy OLSON
Saturday, Feb. 16
Ul:!i 7c;:n Train k.
Tide Water Power Company, ; "
a Corporation : ;; I
VS :t ' ' ;-ly'M'i!i
Dr. Owen H. Kenan -t?
In the Superior Court . , ;
Before the Clerk i;,:';!M
Notice of Service by Publication
' The Defendant," Dr. Owen H.
Kenan, will take notice that a Spec
ial Proceeding entitled as above
has been commenced In the Super
ior Court of Dup A County, North
Carolina, and that the Plaintiff has
filed a Petition under Chapter 56
General Statutes to condemn a
right of way end easment over the
lands of defendant a follows:
BEGINNING at a Point in the
northern One of the lands of Mrs.
Bessie Csvenaugh, and . running
thence North 89-15 East 6600 feet
to a point in the Western line of
the lands belonging to the said
Uonal Paper Company; Thence as
the said line North 0-45 East one
hundred (100) feet; Thence parallel
to the first line South 89-15 West
7200 feet to a point in the line of
the lands belonging t othe said
Bessie Cavenaugh; Thence as that
line South 71-000 East to the. be
ginning. ' ":- ;" - :,
And the said defendant will
xurcner xaxe notice mat he is re
quired to appear at the office of
the Clerk of the Superior Court
of said County in the Court House
at Kenansville. N. C. on the 8th
day of March, 1952.. and answer.
plead or demur' to the Petition in
said action to condemn said Bight
of Way and (Easement, or the Plain
tiff will apply to the Court for the
relief demanded in said Petition.
This the 6th dav of February.
1952. : .
R. V. Wells
Clerk Superior Court of Duplin
E. Walker Stevens. '
Atty. for Plaintiff.
2-28-4T. E.WJS. .
Hens on U. S. farms made a sood
record in 1951. They averaged 170
eggs during the year. The rate in
1950 was 167. and the average rate
ullliLLL IIHUkuuJ wS
Short Subjeeta ;
Double Feature Day
June CLYDE in
IM? WARSAW, N.CI
David Harper Best, ase b6 died
Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock
at his borne near Warsaw after an
illness of three days.
Funeral services were held Tues
day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the
home by Bev. Paul Mull, pastor of
the Johnson IBaptltat Church as
sisted by Dr. Alton W. Greenlaw
pastor of the Warsaw Baptist
Church Burial was in Pinecrest
Cemetery in Warsaw. ' He was a
member of the Warsaw . Baptist
Church and Woodmen of the World.
He is survided by bis wife, the
former Bettle Stokley of Faison,
two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Kelly
of Goldaboro, Mrs. H. T. Ryder of
Charlotte, three son C. E. Best of
i Greensboro, D. C. Best of Turkey
grandohlldren one great ' grand
child, two sisters, Mrs N. F. Fred
erick of Warsaw and Mrs. Stacy
Jones of Kenansville.
MRS SAIXIE E. JONES
Mrs. Sallle E. Jones. 78. of Pink
Hill, Route 1, died at 850 pjn. Feb.
1st after an extended illness. She
was the wife of Edward F.' Jones
and a daughter of the late Levi
and Sarah Whaley of Onslow Coun
ty. For many years she was a mem
ber of the Whaley Chapel Free
Will Baptist Church. Funeral ser
vices were held at Whaley'a Cha
pel by Mrs. Jones' pastor, the Rev.
Lloyd Vernon, assisted by the Rev.
Walter Goodman of Beuiaville. In
terment was in Westvlew Ceme
tery in Kinston. Besides her hus
band, she is survived by three sons.
Robert F., Dock A., and William
J. Jones, all of Pink Hill: six daugh-
BEULAVILLE, N. C.
Movies Are Better Than Ever
. "Why Worry? See A Movie"
aunoay-Monday . . Feb. 10-11
"Painting The Clouds
, v Technicolor
Dennis " '' , , Virginia
Cartoon And News
Tuesday-Wednesday . Feb. 12-13
. "Cross Winds"
ni r, Starring
John . Rhonda
PAYNE ' ' . FLEMING
.M.y-Color Cartoon .
Thursday Feb. 14
Bull Fighter and The Lady'
Gilbert ' Virginia
i . Also Color Cartoon
Friday ; Feb. 15
"On The Isle of Somoa"
(South Sea Island Picture)
Also Serial Chapter 7
f Hictmuiiax ' j
la eoior ri :1 '
- With a ' '
Also Buggs Bunny Cartoon ,
, Drive-In Theatre
, Thursday-Friday, Feb. 7-S .
"Force Of Arms"
wnUam ' - ' Nancy
HOLDEN ' ',- OLSON
Saturday, Feb. 9 ..
"San Antone Ambush!'
. MONTE HALE
Sinday-Monday, Feb. 16-11
"Anne Of The Indies"
Jn - Loui,
PETERS . JOCROAN
Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 1MJ
f'Lady Takes A Chance"
WAYNE , . .) ARTHUR
Thursday, and Friday Feb14-15
, "Cattle Drive",
Jol 1 Dean
MoCRE A STOCXWELL
c ' rreven
;tUf' , . Albertson, K C
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Contact Him For Your Fertilizer Needs
beuiaville; a suter, Mrs. Aimie
Whaley of XUchlands and a numb
er of grandchildren and great
grandchildren. ' i . , i "
Gene Carter, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Elvin J. Carter has enlisted in the
Navy. He enlisted for minority
veara and wlll.be discharged one
day prior to his 21st birthday. Car
ter was a member oi tne Warsaw
football team prior to enlisting in
the Navy. v
He will undergo recruit train
ing at San Diego, California.
Officers for 1952 were elected
by the Warsaw volunteer Fire de
partment with John A. Johnson be
ing reelected as chief. Other of
ficers are Ralph Best, Jr. Secre
tary, Earl Coombs as Treasurer.
' Eight new men Joined the volun
teer Fire Department and are the.
following : Ed Murphy, W. Y. Vann,
PINK HILLf N. C.
Where The Whole Family
To See Good Shows
Sunday, Feb. 13
June ' Kirby
' -Also: Cartoon-Comedy -
' Monday-Tuesday . .
"Strangers On A
, , . ROMAN
Cartoon ' ,
A Picture Every, Member
Of The Family Should See
Also: Fun at the Zoo
Friday-Saturday Feb. 15-16
' Of Texas"
Picture Never Die
Just Play Away"
irl w 1 '
In The Albertson,
C-U.f John-A.-. Johnsotvreqae-..i
that'wten tue fire department 1 , . 4
called that spectators do not drive ";
within tw oWocks of the fire. He The Adelphlan Club o i pso
warned that in the future anyone held its regular monti y i .mj
driving across a fire hose wiU be in -the home of Mrs. James Lick
Builtv of a traffic violaUon and son with Mrs. Hayes Hurdle as-
Miblect to a 29 dollar fine. f ; slating hostess. The president,
J Mrs. Jack Herring, called the meet.
. tog to order and repeated the club
IFarjners in Lepoir County are coUect. ' Mrs. Johnnie Aliritton led
showing a great deal the club song. After the business
in the use of soil .r session to our regret our president
control of rootimot in itobaccosoua. reslgncd rffert immediately,
says County Agent F. J, JS-oonce, c R Be WM to ,
Jr. the program and presented Mrs. .
Hens on V. S. farms laid 4.6 blip R. L. CJount Olive Mr, Cox
. nawmhar v , . - made a very interesting and in
llon eggs in December. ( , ulk on "United Nationg."
m,. hmm wtrre receiving In During the social hour the hostess
mlbedTp" eerved a fleUdou. ice cren course. fc
higher than a year earlier. . , , , , , - ,
ccrjrca Hula Drive
THEATRE I Tk
Mount OUve,N.C. Hi 1 11 611116
SunUy and Monday CHINQUAPIN, N. C.
Model And The Marriage ;
Sunday-Monday, Feb. 16-11
B" s.ii "Three Utfle Words"
Tuesday ASTAIBE ELLEN ,
I'd Climb The Highest '
Mountain Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 12-13
wniiam so"" " "Harvey"4
LUNDIGAN ' HATWAED sUrrlng '' '
Wm1uUt JAMES STEWAItTtrx.JS
, . ,STr x Also Cartoon
. It's A Big Country ,
Gary Ethel I Ihursday-Friday, Feb.-14-15 ,
coopeb barkymore , (Best Of The Badmen"
' ' Thnrada. ' ' - Starring
Thursday Robert Claire
, Lady Pays Off ryan - tkevor
Linda Stephen Cartoon '
DARNELL McNALLY - .
. . . Saturday
Friday and Saturday "Man Of The Forest" .
. Submarine Command starring -
William Nancy RANDOLPH SCOTT
HOLDEN v 1 ' . OLSEN Also Serial, Short and Cartoon -
::if'fi i'titi.j,,."' ''.' '.'V':;'; 'C:
' Grocery Dept , ,
Kinston, N. C.
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O li'';'' it: V ttti'4''i tii tfi'Cs $&aT. f:'ii;-.'iff;f
f US: WHETliER IT'S A CHECKING
O OK SAVINGS ACCOUNT YOUR
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o Bank &. Trust
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