North Carolina Newspapers

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VOL. 21,
NO. 28
A few day alter his woman com
panion liad surrendered ; for her
: part Irt the June 14th Calypso bank
, robberyv -year-old Edward .Tap
pen of Hampton, Va., walked Into
the Norfolk, Va. police station and
confessed to his part in the armed
robbery , . . v " s v t "
Monday of last week, Shelby Jean
Sutphin, 18, . also, of Hampton, Vai,
- surrendered to police in Newport
. News, Va., and Saturday, Tappen
- came out of hiding td surrender.;. ;
When he turned himself in Tap
: pen was carrying' approximately
$2,000 of., the $3,287 taken in kthe
' holdup. Asked what happen to the
i' : rest of the money, officers said that
It was a long story which he would
relate later. '
, The Supthln girl has been placed
under $5,000 bond and is being held
in a Virginia jail, awaiting transfer
to the Balelgh jail in default of
. "bond. ' A preliminary hearing for
Tappen was set for yesterday. '
A few days before the Sutphin
girl surendered, the F. B. I. cracked
the Fremont bank robbery,: which
- took place 'June 24th, by arresting
: two Goldsboro youths, Lemuel Cart
Tyndall, 10, who ponfessed to hold
. ing up the bank for approximately
$19,000, and Edgar Ellis felson,
'' charged with aiding Tyndall In his
- escape. , , , , , ,
-Pink Hill Couple:
. .Complete School
., Mr. and Mrs. Chancey R.
' Turner of Pink Hill have announced
that their daughter and son-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Warren d Stroud,
will graduate from the Watchtower
Bible School of Gilead at graduation
. " exercises to be held in Toronto, Dn
, tarlo, July 23, as a special feature
of a five-day Bible convention of
Jehovah's Witnesses to be held in
that city July 21 -2Su ' "
Mr and Mrs. Stroud are form
er residents of Kinston. Mrs. Stroud
lb1 the former Dolly Lou Turner,"'
:They served as ministers in Rose.
to for a year and a half before
sV Ntag-'lMt January-for advanced.
Je instruction and miBstdhary I
.lbng at The WatchtoWer Bible J
' School of Gilead at south jLtnsing,
;":M.'Y.v;.'A 'v ' Si' ':
Mr. and Mrs. Stcoud are part of
i a class of 110 students from nine
countries including Austria, Eng
hind, Canada, Chile, United States,
Ireland, Philipines, New. Zealand
and Switzerland : .
Stroud has served 12 years and
. his wife three years as full-time
. ministers of Jehovah's Witnesses
' - and wiU be assigned as special
representatives within the United
t 'States. .
Kenansville Native
Dies lir Richmond
S . . Robert Edward Pearsall, age 60,
, ' f"died in a Richmond hospital Mon-5'-
day.' Funeral services were held
"Wednesday afternoon at his resi
1 dence on Old Gum Road, MJdloth-
Ian, Va. Interment was in "Holly-"
v wood cemetery in Richmond. : : '
,sHe Is survived by his wife Mrs.'
. ,Ora Floyd Pearsall;; one daughter,
Mn. Wnilam Koyhoe of Richmond;
, three ons, Robert Edward, Jft of,
' Riohmbnd, ; William of Oklahoma
,'ahd Thomas C of Richmond; one
brother, Kirby F. Pearsall of Rich-
taiond and five grandchildren.
He was the son of the late Joseph
Fletcher and Minnie Fjhnell Pear-i-sall
of near , Kenansville. i He ? was
Vborn and tred at the old Pearsall
;!? :' home between. Kenansville ; and
Dundee Williams "Crossroads.' '. '
Mr. Pearsall was president, board
chairman and -general manager of
the James J. McGraw Co Inc. of
'Richmond. He had been with the
company since 1920. . . ' :
Miss Marilyn Sfroud Entertains
Friends Vilh Prcsrcnf of Piano Solos
"Miss Marilyn Stroud, daughter of
' ? Mr, and Mrs. i Clayton Stroud f
Pink Hilli - recently entertained a
group' of friends and relative with
a . program ,of . piano solos at the
country home of her music teacher,
Mrs. W. T. Byrd. She was assisted
by Misses Nancy' and Audrey Car
' ' olyn Alphln, daughters; of Mr. and
-vMrs. a. E. Alphln, Jr. of the Bethel
f .'ommumity. .V ." .'
P'T Miss Stroud played compositions,
: S ;j ,toumanntfcChopin.i Debussy, Rac-
ronanlyoff, Scott and concluded
-'" her program with pieces that are xildj
time lavoritesJ Miss Nancy . Alphln
' i-ocattstt sangtwo selections by Car
rie Jacob Bond. Audrey Carolyn
Alphln played accordion muaitrac;
ompanied by Mrs. Byrd and Nancy
at the piano: The participants were
- presented .gifts. In .appreciation f
the fine music rendered. . t
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t' $ Uj, U' f"j
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Leaf Support Announced
At 47.9 Cents For 1954
; , unwood smith
IJnwood Smith, son of Mrs. Mag
gie Smith of Pink Hill, recently was
promoted to the rank of Captain.
' Capt Smith is now currently sta
tioned with the 40th F. A. Bn., 7th
Division in Korea. He is serving as
Bn. S2 and Communications Officer,
He has been irt , Korea for two
months. His wife and two children
reside in Lawton, Okla. -
"3D IV., KOREA - Army Pvt;
Edward E. Rouse, 20, whose Wife,
Lucille, and parents live on Route
1, Mount Olive,- recently' joined the
Id Infantry Division in Korea,". 1.
The nbwk ef th Mar Wjdl vision,
which""BW bitter fighting in the
Iron Triangle and. at Outpost Harry,
is now training as part of the S.
security lorce on -the peninsula.
), Private Rouse, a rifleman, enter,
ed the Army last November and
completed basic training at Fort
Riley, Kan.
3D DIV., KOREA - Pvt. Elwood
King, '22, son of Mrs. Isabell King,
Route 1, Pink Hill. N. C, is now
The "Rock of the Marne" division,
which saw bitter fighting in the
Iron Triangle and at Outpost Harry,
is now training as part of the U. S.
security force on the peninsula.
Private King, a rifleman, entered
the Army last November and was
stationed at Fort Riley, Kan., before
arriving in Korea during May.
Hews Fori Veterans
Veterans having GI loans on their
homes, farms or businesses can make
extra "payments to the -lenders, at
any 'time, or can pay off the entire
loan without a penalty charge. Vet
erans Administration announced in
response to numerous inquiries.
. The "minimum extra payment a
veteran may make on his loan, VA
said, is at least the amount of one
month's payment, or a flat $100.
-, If a veteran who makes extra
payments in accordance with this
proviso wishes to, he may have the
extra -principal' re-applied later to
regular payments, provided the
lender agrees. Jjurpose Of this
arrangement would be to prevent
the loan from going into default at
some future time, should the vet
eran later become hard pressed for
monye to meet future regular pay
ments. , - ,
Marilyn is an outstanding pupil
of the Junior class of the B. F. Grady
School, as well as an excellent pi
ano student . . -' j
Immediately following the recital,
Mrs. Stroud directed guest into the
dining room. The table, was covered
with a handsome .cut embroidered
linen table cloth, was centered with
an arrangement of pink carnations
and fern, flanked with pink ,tapers
in crystal holders which gave
lovely soft glow of light At one
end of the table was a crystal punch
service. . ''i" (.
Miss Shirley Smith presided at
the punch bowl and; Mrs. Stroud
her sisters assisted in serving punch,
cake nuts, and mints. Willie Estus
Byrd played soft music on the radio
during the reception. Mr. and Mrs.
Byrd and Mrs. Stroud said good
byes to, thirty lguesti , - - 5'
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. The ..Department of Agriculture
announced : last i week that Jt -will
support the price of ( 1954 crop of
flue-cured tobacco at a national
average rate of 47S cents a pound.
Loans covering the 185 crop will
be made available by the Commodi
ty Credit Corporation ta accordance
with the general program provisions
announced by the department in
The loans win be made on the
basis of official standard grades at
a specific rate for each grade with
ft five cent per pound differential
between "tled'y .and untied" toba
ccori',i v ivV.'.'s: ' - ; --t
Rates on the loans by grades will
range from $73 per 100 pounds for
top ; grades down to $13 per 100
pounds for- certain non-descript
grades. . .v:'.'- '
Growers will offer their tobacco
at- auction markets in the usual
manner, the department announced.
At the grower's option, 'loans will
be made available to eligible pro
ducers through the Flue-Cured Co
operative Stablization Corporation
during the 1954-55 market season.
- Eligible producers are those for
whom a "within-quota" marketing
card has ben issued under applica
ble marketing quota regulations.
Training Class Here
Miss Pauline Gordon, , Extension
"Specialist in House Furnishing, of
Raleigh, conducted a training class
for Home Agents in furnishing your
home for your -child and the Utility
Room. .
Jf. New Times Reporter '
TheTimes announces the addition
of Mrs., Elery ' Penney Guthrie to
lis reportorlal .'list. idrs. J Quthria
will handle all Kenansville locals
land' society. Please call her at her
home, 21ZZ, Kenansvuie -ana-give
her yourCpewli Tuesday noon is
deadline for Kenansville News.
. ' "Pour Died
Four died on North Carolina's
highways during the past week end.
For, ,Uie TO 'hour period ending at
4:00 p.m. Monday an additional 72
persons were injured. Total deaths
on the stateV highways this year
stood at 442j. For the same period
last year the number was M8-
Ask Blot Duplin Project
The State Highway and Public
Works Comrmsslon this wee asked
for bids ort af number of projects
throughout the state. Included was
1.32 miles of bltuinous concrete sur
facing Center Street Faison Street
Church Street and Park Avenue,
Sampson Street and Forest Street
in Faison.
Group Duplin Citizens Unite
To Fight Race Segregation
Last Friday night about 60 Dup
Unites gathered in the court house
here to launch what may become
a statewide organization to promote
a better understanding between the
white and ' colored races in this
state. Spearheaded , by Raymond
Price of Wallace, the group organiz
ed themselves into the Citizens Ser
vice Association, Inc. Its purposes,
as pointed out by Price are:
- L "To preservef the identity of
the white race
2. Promote the unity of the white
people. -'.,'. .
"3, 'Protest ' the subversion of
orderly processes of government.
"4. Protect the security and inde
pendonce ,of our people. . '
"5. Advocate programs for the
general advancement of, the white
race." '
The meeting was called to order
by Gilbert Alphin-Jvho had . been
asked to serve as temporary chair
man v until an ' orcanization , could
be perfected. Mr.' Alphin briefly ex
plained the purpose of the meeting,
calling on his listeners to think long
and carefully about the problems
facing us hero in Duplin County,
North Carolina and the South sine
the recent Supreme Court ruling
on segregation. Mr. Alphln said the
immediate danger could be In mov
ing too fast towards integrating of
the White and Negro school system
He urged caution but felt that we
need some, kind of organization to
promote the Interests of all people
now."-' 'r; V ;!:' .'r:--: is- ' -
Raymond Price read; the proposed
charter and by-laws. Th group vot
ed- unanimously to ' approve the
charter and it was, signed by -Mr.
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111 1 11 ' ' ' ' Vs ' I Tax rate for DuDlin Countv fr
Rain Brings Break
County Schools
Close May 12;
i NEW PASTOR -f The Rev. V. B. Bowering has begun his duties
as pastor of the Outlaw's Bridge Universalis Church. He is 28 years
old and came to Outlaw's Bridge from Abington, Mass. He was graduated
from Tusculum College, Greenville, Tenn. and St; Lawrence University
of Theology, Canton, Mass. Mrs. Bowering is a Religious Education di
rector and will assist Mr. Bowering in his work. They have one daughter,
Dawn Elaine, six months old. (News-Argus Engraving).
New Street Bring Opened In Kenansville
Gives Entrance To Rear of New Hospital
The Town of Kenansville is opeh
Ing i :'newjj!fefchere 10 "give" aff
entrance" to the rear of The Duplin
General Hospital, and possible pro
perty development, xThi week road
macninery nas oeen on tne jpo ana
it is expected traffic may enter the
street in another week or so. The
new street leaves highway 111 at
the edge of Grove Swamp above
the school house and follows the
curve of the swamp west turning
South just west of the hospital dis
posal land. It continues in a south
erly direction, up the hill at the rear
of the school and hospital, coming to
a dead-end at the Beasley-County
property line. It is hoped that the
Bowden estate will take hold from
the point and continue the street
west and then south to the inter
section of Lodge street and the
street running west from the court
house'. The opening of the present
link of the proposed street gives a
rear access to the Hospital and also
Price, W. E. Stout and W. M. Bostic.
Only three persons are required to
sign to secure a charter.
Raymond Price was then elected
president of v the organization and
Mr.. Alphln turned the gavel over
to him. Price spoke briefly oh the
proposed organization saying that
the idea had originated in Wallace
and that he and some friends had
sent out several thousand copies of
petitions over the state to be signed
calling on Governor Umstead to
call a special session of the legisla
ture t( take some Immediate action
towards preventing integration of
the White and Negro school child
ren in North Carolina schools. Mr.
Price pointed out and emphasized
that this organization has as its
primary purpose the opposing .of
segregation, on strictly legal basis.
There will sot be any intimidation
or posing of threats against any in
dividual or groups of individuals in
this race question. We .must, fight
it1 he said, but fight it on a high
plane and within the framework of
the law, He pointed out that legal
counsel, no doubt was going to be
needed and this is one f the main
purposes of the organization to raise
moneytO' employ the "very best
legal aid it and . wtMvHtW Vttat
comes. Dues were set at $6.00 per
year and a large portion of those
present joined and, paid up, '
LeRoy Simmons of Albertson was
elected vice-president and Herman
Miller acting treasurer. W. M. Craft
acted as secretary for the organiza
tional meeting. It was decided to
leave the election of a permanent
secretary and treasurer to the, board
Schedule Holiday
Opens development sites qn the
' Bowmen" property, .'The- new street
ri)aKes the "H. D. WlJWams Overflow
open to the public and gives a
drive along the north side of the
high school base ball diamond.
Hermon Middleton and Henry
Thomas of Kenansville were ar
rested last Saturday afternoon as
the resnlt of a cutting spree. Of
ficers quoted them as saying they
were playing. Middleton suffered
three cats which required twenty
..stitches. Thomas received one cot
which took twenty-five stitches.
Both parties had been drinking.
At a hearing Middleton and
Thomas were released under bond
for appearance ta County "Court.
Some playing as we see it
, Everyone's days may be number
ed but some people live as if
they were endless,
of directors. It was voted to name
13 directors in addition to the of
ficers who would also serve in that
capacity. . Each township in the
county would have a director and
the following were named:
Wolfescrape, Jim Grady; Warsaw,
Sam Godwin; Glisson, Franklin
Quinn; Albertson, J. D. Grady;
Smith, David R. Smith; Limestone,
Dwight ' Hunter; Cypress Creek,
Jack Lanier; Island Creek, Tom
Boney; Faison, .' Benny Albritton;
Rock Fish, James Ward; Rose Hill,
Marlow Bostic; Magnolia, Homer
Taylor and Kenansville, L. H. "Pete"
Quinn. The directors adopted the
by-laws.. ,s
Each member present who signed
up would be , Considered a charter
member and all present whether
signers or not were asked to go
back to their respective communi
ties and go to work to help increase
membership in the organization and
discuss among the folks back home
Just ' "what theirt ideas about the
whole matter, are and report back
at a second meeting called for Fri
day night July, 16th at 8 o'clock
id' the court room, A meeting of tne
board of directors was called for
tonight?, ' r'j ('W, J
Mr. Price said that a number of
counties throughout the state have
shown an Interest In this movement
and had expressed a desire to be
affiliated and consequently he ex
pects a state-wide organization to
be formed, X:"V.$. fe ' ;
VTb publid is Invited to the meet
ing tomorrow' night t .which Dr.
Eugene- Postoirof , Wallace will
Ipeak. ' -
UB8CKIFTIb4 MAlCt XM pot year a imlH Ma fwnit
fMt matmtam Mils ar n
To Duppffipps
August 18
The schools of Duplin County will
open for the year on Wednesday,
August 18.
The schools will close for one day
on October 14 for the District
Teachers' Meeting to be held in
We will close for Thanksgiving
- Thursday and Friday November
25 and 26.
The Christmas vacation will be
gin at' Noon, Tuesday, Dec. 21, and
will end with the opening of school
on Monday, Januray 3.
The schools will remain closed
for one day Easter: Monday, April
If no time is lost, the schools will
close for the year on Thursday,
May 12.
This school calendar is about the
same calendar that has been used
in Duplin County for a number of
years. We are still an agricultural
county and our children come to
school better in the fall than in the
Jack Worley
Retires Rural
Mail Carrier
Patrons ot Pink Hill Rural Route
one will be missing a familiar face
along their route these davs. For
the past 3 years Jack A. Worley
has become almost an institution
to these folks. Through rain or
shine, sleet or snow, in horse and
buggy and horseless carriages Jack
has daily carried their mail and
handled their : money orders. . Jack
knows- every family and every
member of the family personally
and they all know Jack. He has
handled their mall for so long they
almost feel as if he is a member
of the family.
After thirty nine years Jack gets
an earned rest. He says he does not
feel that age has caught up with
him but does welcome a space in
life when he can be a little more
of his own boss. He plans to pursue
his hobbies more and give more at
tention to his farming which was
his first interest in the job of mak
ing a living.
Jack retired today, July 15th. The
first thing he plans to do is to
take a trip to the west coast, one
of his ambitions of long standing.
He and Mrs. Worley will be joined
by his sister and her husband. Dr.
and Mrs. Leon Clarke of Baton
Rouge, La.
W. L. Bryant New
Springs Lions Head
The Seven Springs Lions Club
met at Hussey's Barbecue Thursday
night July 8.
Newly-elected president W. L.
"Bill" Bryant presided over this
meeting. Mr. Bryant who replaced
Braxton Raiford as leader of the
Springs club, has recently returned
to the community after a year's
leave of absence from his work at
the high school. He studied for and
was awarded his Master of Arts
degree at N. C. State College last
school year. He wity resume his
position as agriculture teacher at
Seven Springs at the beginlng of
the 1954-55 term. v
A general discussion of the tele
phone installation progress at Seven
Springs was held. This successful
project was spearheaded by the
Springs Lions. A report on the re
sumption of Sunday mail service
was given.
. The president Introduced Mr. An-
'sSinris usAos jo oojjj Msjp
guest of the evening.
We wish to express our thanks
and appreciation to our many
friends for their kind sympathies
shown during tha recent illness and
death of our husband and father.
, ' The J. Scott Herring family
Pink Hill, N. C.
Get-rlch-quick suckers bite so
greedily there's just no reason tor
changing the bait ,- .
- It Ir your inalienable' right to fol
low your natural bent unless It
makes you crooked. . v
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While the Vest of Eastern North
Carolina -continued to swelter under
the intense heat and crops suffered
from extreme) draught most of Dup
lin County-yras fortunate last week
end to havfUst drenching rainfall.
Some parts of the' county escaped
it, including . Faison and Calypso
sections, but by and large most of
the county received some rain. The
area around Kenansville, Magnolia,
and Rose Hill experienced the
heaviest rains. It began raining on
Friday and continued intermittent
ly through Saturday. Monday morn
ing crops were taking on new life as
well as farmers in the rain area.
As we go to press Thursday skies
are heavy in all directions from
Kenansville and heavy rains have
been reported from the Scott's
Store-Summerlms section as well
as the southern part of the county.
Some fell here this morning and
it is hoped more is in the offing
before day is done.
A radio report said a severe
electric and hail storm fell in the
area of LaGrange early this morn
ing. ,
Tobacco housing has been delay
ed virtually a week in the rain
areas. Much corn is too far gone to
be saved but the late crop is show
ing signs of progress. Gardners are
hurriedly planting their late fall
vegetables and adding fertilizer and
cultivating rows thought to have
been dried up. '
NICK Q. KORNEGAY, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Irving Kornegay of Route
1, Albertson, has a perfect attend
ance record of seven and one-half
years at the Snow Hill Free Will
Baptist Sunday School. He alsq has
a perfect attendance record of 12
years at tne a. i. Urady Jtiign
School. Nick is a sophomore at N. C.
State College of Agriculture and
Tntfinunnif '
Gerald Cherry, son of Mr. and
Mrs. D. L. Cherry of Wolfesorape,
was declared first-place winner in
the tractor operators demonstration
contest held in Whiteville recently.
He represented Duplin County in
the 17-county Southeastern District
contest. Cherry won the right to
represent Duplin in this contest by
winning the 4-H County Tractor
Driving contest held in Wallace
June 18. In addition to the prize
won at Wallace, he will receive a
trip to 4-H Club Week in Raleigh
July 19 to 23.
During 4-H Club Week, he will
represent the Southeastern District
of North Carolina in the State Trac
tor Operators contest. In this, Cher
ry will be competing with six other
The winner of the state contest
will receive an expense-paid trip
to Richmond, Va, and Southern
Fairs Exposition.
The 15-year-old member of the
Kenansville 4-H club was a con
testant in the state contest last year.
finishing fifth.
Duplin Farm Families Making.
Good Use of
Farm families in Duplin County
have made good use of Farmers
Home Administration credit and
services this past year and have
stepped up the efficiency of their
fuming operations, A. M. Benton,
the agency's county supervisor head
-quarters at Warsaw, said this week
Additional funds have been avail
able, he said, to lend through the
next year ta farmers to operate,
buy, enlarge or improve farms. V.
- A large proportion of the money
loaned in this county during the
past 12 months has been to veterans
and other young farm families who
ara establishing better farm .setups.
Their greatest heeds were for ade.
quate credit and some help in developing-
sound stystems of farm
ing . and adopting efficient farm
management practices. : No loans
were made to farmers, who were
Tax rate for Duplin County for "
the 1954-53 fiscal year has. been in
creased five cents per $100 property
valuation, according to Faison Mc-"
Gowen, county accountant . The
budget for the ensuing fiscal year ,
has also been set .
It -was pointed out that the in-:
crease in tax rate from $1.50 for-
1953- 54 fiscal year to $1.55 for the,
1954- 55 fiscal year on the $100 pro
perty valuation was necessary to '
take care of the school building
program now , being sponsored in
the county. j
At the last Board of Commission
ers' meeting, a budget of $1,539,.
724.81 was approved. ; i 2
Of this amount the county ex- '
pects revenue from tax levy to
total $496,000. The biggest county (
revenue comes from sources other
than taxes. 8This totals $1,093,814.81.
McGowen pointed out that the
iattersource of .revenue include
grants from Federal and State funds .
for old age assistance, dependent
children, aid to permanent and,
totally disabled and on the new
hospital, nurses home and health
center. County offices which wiU
contribute. to this revenue division -are
fees irom the clerk, of court,
register of deeds, patrolmen, sher
iff's department, jail fees and
other miscellaneous departments.
A breakdown of the budget shows
$455,458.72 going for construction of
the hospital, nurses home and health
center. This include $66,840. for op
eration equipment and maintenance
of Duplin County General Hospital.
The general fund shows an allot
ment of $321,300.42.
Tvioney to be spent on current '
school expenses, school capital lay
out and school debt service totals
$372,669.43. !
Other allotments are: County.
Debt service, 69,352.04; old age as
sistance $171,600; aid to dependent
children, $108,000; aid to permanent
and totally disabled, $35,640; and
aid to the blind, $5,704.20. .
Negro Jumps From
Officers Car, Still
Running At Large
David Swinson, Negro, of near
Warsaw, was arrested by deputies
Houston and Revelle on a boot
legging charge, last Sunday morn-'
ing. Swinson was placed in the
back seat of the deputies' car for
a trip to the county jail. Upon
rounding a curve on the outskirts
of Warsaw, Swinson jumped from
the car and ran and was not caught
A warrant has been drawn for his
Upon the arrest Swinson was
searched and was relieved ot a
sawed-off 22 rifle. Guns are noth
ing new to law enforcement offiAcra
but that one. was a curiosity to tb
writer. The. rifle or pistol, which
is about 7 inches long, was mad
from a 22 rifle and was nothing
more than the cartridge chamber
and plunger with a barrel about
3 inches long.
Insurace Men
Hear Paul Grady
Myrtle Beach, S. C. Paul D.
Grady, Sr. of eKenly, N. C. and '
Columbus, Ohio, an executive of the
Mutual Investment Trust Co. of
Detroit and Director ot the Farm
Bureau Insurance Co. of Ohio, was
the guest speaker at the annual
meeting of the "Carolines" at Myr
tle Beach, S. C. recently.
Grady's subject was "Where do we
grow from here?"
Seven hundred Insurance agents,
claimmen and Executives and their
wives were present In the ODen
air "Marine Garden" where Gradv
Farm Home Program
able to obtain tha financing they
needed from. other local lenders.
A total of $165,000.00 was loaned
in the county for equipment live
stock, fertiliser, feed, and seed, that
farnt families needed to make bet-
ter-use of their land and labor
resources, '
Farm ownership and housina- -
loans amounted to $45,000.00, includ
ing Direct loans from aPDronriated
funda and loans from money ad
vances oy bank or other private
lenders and Insured by the Farmers ;
Home Administration. '.
The 'county office of the' Farmers '
Home Administration" serving Pup.
lin County it located in Wis;-w.
North Carolina, second floor of
Brank Banking and Trust Company
. by Arthur M. Benton
. i

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