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, County Court convened Monday
morning with County Judge Grady
Mercer presiding. The following
cases were disposed of.
James Dudley Graham, plead guil
ty to speeding 65 miles rter hour.
Faid 110.00 fin and cost, v .
. Cleveland Dunn pleau guilty to
speeding 65 miles per hour. Paid
f 10 tine and cost.
Elisha Williams, plead guilty to
speeding 55 - miles per hour with
truck. Paid $10 fine and cost.
Norwood Tatter Miller, plead guil
ty to larceny sentenced to 60 days
on the roada suspended on payment
of $10 fine and cost.
. Ernest Farrlor, charged with put,
lie drunkeness, using profanity In
a public place and making threats.
Plead guilty to all charges except
making threats. Sentenced to 80
days on the roads, suspended on
good behavior, stay, away from
Ammons Cafe for 12 months and pay
$25.00 fine and cost.
Linwood Earl Miller, plead guilty
to no operators licenses and no
brakes. - Paid $25.00 fine and cost.
William Arthur Blue, plead guil
ty to allowing an unlicensed opera
tor to operate auto. Paid court cost
Will Aycock, plead guilty to no op
erators license and improper brak
es. Paid court cost
Jesse Graham, plead guilty to no
operators license and improper
brakes. PaW $25 00 fine and wt.
Ernest Robert Kroger, charged
with operating auto wihout i -es
and driving auto .without license
plates, plead guilty and paid fine.
Paul Ernest James plead guilty
to no operators license. Paid $25.00
fine and cost.
John E. Boney, plead guilty to
non support charge. Sentenced to
18 months on the roads, suspended
on payment of $30 immediately for
children and pay $30 per month
there after to Carolina Carr.
Curtis Arthur Brown, plead guil
ty to non support was sentenced to
16-morn the roadsr suspended
upon payment of- $80 Immediately to
Me court and $60 per month there
ter for the support of children un-
further orders from the court.
James Edward Alderman, plead
guilty to operating auto without op
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About Plight 01 Tobacco Farmer-
, Mr. A. O. Sloan, prominent- fxm
. er of Marten County, S. C. and a
member of the South Carolina Leg
islature, serving on the Agriculture
' and other committees writes the
following letter tq theTimes. Mr,
Sloan is a native son of Duplin Co.,
having been born and; reared in
Chinquapin section. The letter;
. iyk-,7' .'. January , 1958 "
To the Editor of The' Duplin Times
Kenansville, N. C.
Dear Sir: ., v
' A a native son of Duplin County
f ' ... 1 i J .uUu. -a.a t am
1 VU11 interested in the welfare of
the tobacco growers of my native
'i-- county. " I am sending herewith a
Jetter written by me which brought
considerable ' comment v Some one
- has well said that "fools won't take
; '-- advice and wise men don't need it,"
' 1 therefore I am not trying to play the
' role of an advisor but merely try
ing to emphasize the seriousness of
the plight of the tobacco farmer.
- I like to think, of Duplin County
as being the place of my birth and
where I spent my youngest Ufa and
, where impressions war made on
ma by many of its good citizens and
' which impressions have prompted
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erators license. Paid $25.00 fine and
cost. - nvwiv.i
Ulysses HuIHn, .plead guilty to no
operators license.. Paid $25.00 fine
and cost. ivVfV.-f-'.'' j .
. Raleigh Jones, plead guilty to non
support charge,'' Was ordered by
the court to pay $40.00 in to the
court for support of the children
rnd $40. per month there after until
further orders.' ''--" .
Arthur Lee Williams, plead guilty
to charge of no operators license.
Faid $25.00 and cost. '
Edward Odell Johnson, plead gull,
tj to possession of -non tax paid
whiskey. Paid $10.00 tine and cost.
Earl Denning,: charged with pub
lic drunkenness and disorderly con
duct, plead guilty. Sen'enced to 30
days on the roads suspended-on
payment Of, $20. To sta',away from
premises 6f,H H. Hatcher if he has
been drinking for the next 2 years.
Journey ' Smith, plead guilty to
charge of no operators license. Paid
$25.00 fine and cost
HarreU Smith, plead guilty to
havfng no clearance lights, paid
Frank Register, plead guilty to no
operators license and paid court
June Mozingo, charged with care
less and reckless driving, no brak
es, failure to stop at stop sign caus
ing wrecks, prooerty damage and
personal injury. Plead guilty to care
less and . wrecklessVd'ivlng. Sen
tenced to 12 months on the roads,
suspended on payment of Court
Cost and pay to the Clerk of Court
$30 per month for the next 10 mos.
for Franklin .$uinn.
Rudolph Jones, charged with op
erating auto while intoxicated plead
guil'y to careless and wreckless,
driving. Paid $25.00 fine and cost.
Fulton Smith, charged with hav
ing no operators license and care
less and wreckless driving. Sent
enced to -f 2 month on the roads sus
pended on 'payment of $200.00 to
Herman' ftall-ah' court ost :
Herman Coston, charged with
aiding and abetting in possession
of materials for manufacture of non
tax paid whiskey, plead guilty and
was sentenced to 12 months sus
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Wallace, a son, January 11. . 4
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Wallace; a son, January ,12. :
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Herring of
Teschey, a son, January J3. ,r-
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lee James of
Rose Hill, a son, January 14.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Swann, Jr.
of Rose HU1, S; daughter, January
Mr. arid Mrs! James Glendale Her.
ring of Wallace, a son, January IS.
Mr. and Mra James Loftin of Ma.
pel Hill, a son, January IT, . -. '
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KEN ANS VILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1956.
In a rothof' wreck near Dobson's
Chapel Tuesday morning a car driv
tn by Mrs. Jane Brown Lanier ran
into pick-up truck driven by Mrs.
Kate Raynor Kilpatrick. None of
the occupants were injured. Both
the truck anoVauto were damaged.
Mrs. Kilpatrick stated she gave the
signal light indicating she was turn,
ing off the road, Mrs. Kilpatrick,
however, had no drivers license.
Both were cited and the matter set
Polio Dance At
There will be a dance at the
American Legion Hut at Maxwell's
Mill Saturday, January 28, 1956. This
dance is sponsored by the B. F. Gra
dy Home Demonstration Club. Ad
mission will be 75c each. All pro.
ceeds will be given to the March
ofDlme Poi'o Fu"d.
Mr. John Dave Grady, chairman
Of the Polio Fund Drive for Albert
son township urges all to attend
Agent For Federal
Aid To Farmer Be
Here Next Week
A State Civil Defense agent will
return to Kenansville next week to
assist Duplin Farmers and small
business men who suffered hurri
cane damages last year and want to
apply for federal surplus equipment
Their representative win De in tne
court house here, second floor, next
Thursday, January 26th. He was
here last week and aided a number
of farmers. 'This will probably be
his last visit to Duplin. "
To Mr. and Mrs. David Lanier,
of Chinquapin, a baby boy, born
Jan 16, 1956.
To Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Johnson,
of Turkey, a baby boy, born Jan
uary 16, 1956.
To Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kornegay
of Seven Springs, a baby boy, born
January 16, 1956.
To Mr. aad Mrs. Milton Hudson
of Warsaw, a baby girl, born Jan
uary 18, 1956.
To Mr. and Mrs. Roland Faison
of Faison, a baby girl, born Jan
uary 15, 1956.
To Mr, and Mrs. Willie Moore, Jr.,
of Warsaw, a baby boy,born Jan
uary li. l956. V
A new ultra-modern croupette
tent has1 been purchased by the
Duplin General Hospital.
The tent has already been used
and has been labeled "very success
ful" in treating congested throat and
Jim Wilkerson. hospital admlnis-t-ator,
said it is actually an Infant
size oxygen tent' '
The machine produces 100 ner
cant relative humidity at low
Prior to the invention of this
new type croupette, the only way to
produce the high relative humidity
for respiratory ailment was by heat
ing waterto at least 212 degrees F.
, Now, with the croupette, the 100
per cent of relative humidity is pro
duced with ice. With the new ma
chine, a substance can be added to
the" water to make water even wet
ter. "This increases the speed of
treatment considerably," Wilkerson
said: "If child, has a badly con
gested : lung .or-, throat condition,
with tho croupette, oxygen can be
used, with water, vapor id place of
water vapor, mixed with air which
makes for'iaster rand mora com
plete treatment" ' -4 ki;--""-'-,
Another good point In favor of the
crounetW is that after it is turned
on, 100 per cent of relative humidity
la MMlnMfl ttrltttltt - um 4mmt tnltt-
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utes, The old method was "a bit and
miss sort of , thing," .Wilkerson in
forma, ' ,
Sine the erouoetta tent was pur
chased around December 1, K has
been in constant use, officials Vy.
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. CROUPETTE IENT - Althongh the patient cam not be
seen there is one under this croupette tentsj The new facility
at Duplin General Hospital ia the most modern thing out
for treating children for throat and long conditions. Jim
Wilkerson, administrator, and a nurse stand by the "child's
oxygen tent" (Photo By Barwiek.)
Duplin County Basketball stand- Magnolia 3 5 .375
ings as of Saturday the 14 January ' Wauaw 0 8 .000
1956. This includes all games play-
ed in the county on Friday night BOYS
the 13 of January. W. L. T. Pet
GIRLS' Rose Hill 8 0 1.000
W. L. T. Pet. Eeuliville 7 1 .875
Peulaville 6 2 .750 IJ. F. Grady 5 3 .625
Kenansville 6 2 .750 Chinquapin 5 3 .625
Rose Hill 6 2 .750 North Duplin 4 4 .500
B. F. Grady 5 2 1 .688 Warsaw 3 5 .375
North Duplin 4 3 1 .562 Magnolia 2 6 .250
Wallace 4 4 .500 Kenansville 1 7 .125
Chinquapin 3 5 .375 Wallace 1 7 .125
Duplin Negro Attempts Suicide In
Jail Here; Takes 61
Calvin Hall, 45 year old Negro, de
cided -sometime last night he- had
lived long enough. Being in pos
session of what he said wag a razor
blade he slashed both sides of his
neck. It took 61 stitches to sew him
up. Not being satisfied with the
slashing he butted his head against
the wall a number of times. This
all happened in the local jail.
Jailer Oscar Houston, on making
his morning rounds, about seven
o'clock this morning discovered Hall
in this condition with blood all over
him. Apparently he had not bled
profusely. Blood was coming out
of the wounds in drops. He was
carried to the local hospital where
he -was sewn up, bandaged and re
turned to the jail.
BT J. R. GRADY
Doctors report a rather heavy
epidemic of pneumonia throughout
Duplin County and it seems to be
mostly among young children. A
long with pneumonia is an epidemic
of flu and bronchitis. The illnesses
seem to be short lived,
Mrs. Dorothy Harlan of near War.
s:iw is temporarily replacing Mrs.
Valley Campbell Oxley as secretary
for County Agent Vernon Reynolds.
Mrs. Oxley is in California with her
husband who U expected to be ship
ped by the Marines.
As we write at 11:30 this morning
it is raining pretty heavily. Most
kids are disappointed as the weath
er man has been predicting snow
rearly all week. The thermometer
is hovering around the freezing
point. A few flakes of snow have
been seen to fall in the rain. Re
ports from here say it was sleet
ing about daybreak this morning.
RUSHED TO HOSPITAL
Mrs. Jovce Tyndall, employee of
Kenansville Production Credit Asso
ciation br rushed to tho lo
cal hospital this morning. It is
C ported she is suffering with a
Rov Sitterson. local farmer a"d
business man, is a patient in the
local hoswial suffering from re
ported kidney ailment and possi
bly Afhrsx. Mr Sitterson said
today he was t'U In serious pn'n.
He Is in the isolation ward. Mr.
Sltt'rson noent a rounle of davs last
vreek In the honltal and was read
mitted this week.
WTVER JOHWON. T HERF
. - nrt Vt. Rl"er! Jo"irn, Jr.
of Warsaw announce the birth of a
son, Rivers HI. : Bora Wednesday
mMnins;.. Is hi father and grand-1
father srlnngT May be another
lawyer on the, -way. , .v
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f.Toa ,Wlls,. oernnll -coon jhunter.
risv wki rest from the woods
now. Vm n'ght while hunting "old
sin coon". Joe tllnned an4 injur
ed his left, leg. This morning he
came to the hosoital for examina
tion and It was found the smal) hone
bad been chinned, H was admitted
as a patient and will remain until
la east cat
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can be put on. - ,
Stitches In Neck
The nrisnner was brnusht to Du-
pun this, week from Bladen Counry-
and was being held for a sanity
hearing. He was caught by Bladen
County officers several days ago
roaming wildly in a wooded area
near Elizabethtown. He was not
charged with anything. People who
saw him said he was acting verv
funny, probably out of his head,
and reported him to the Bladen
sheriff's department. Hall is a resi.
dent of Duplin, west of Rose Hill.
Roy Sitterson of Kenansville
Linda Leah Thigpen, Beulaville.
Milan Kent Henderson, Beulaville.
Lillian Delores Johnson, Turkey,
Wilr ia Brown Lanier, Chinquapin
C. C. Wood, Kenansville. Jan. 16.
Bessie Henson Kornegay, Seven
Springs. Jan. 16.
Emory W. Sadler, Kenansville,
Christine Drew Hudson, Warsaw
Roy Sitterson, Kenansville, Jan.
Earl Stroud, Albertson, Jan. 17.
James Earl Ezzell, Wallace, Jan.
Ben B. Williamson, Jr., Kenans
ville, Jan. 17.
William Elwood Fussell, Teachey,
Lucian Brown, Wallace, Jan. 18.
Joyce Williams, Beulaville, Jan.
Charles Lockamy, Warsaw, Jan.
Ozzie Miller Murphy,
viue, Jan. 13 to 16.
Elbert Lee Evans, Beulaville, Jan.
14 to 16.
Bruce Lipscomb, Jr., Teachey,
Annie Lee Williams Faison of Fai
son, Jan. 15.
Willie Edward Cromity, Wallace
Jan. 15 to 18.
Lillie Mae Sutton Williams, War
saw, Jan 16 to 18.
Rosa Marie McCoy, Wallace, Jan.
Carroe Lee Moore, Warsaw, Jan.
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RALEIGH The Motor Vehicles
Department's summary of . traffic
deaths through 10 a.m. 1-15-56:
Killed thii r4uti-. '
Killed, to data last yeart-40. .
, If safety la worth a Ufa, drive and
walk carefully! v .
SUBSCRIPTION BATES: tSJW per few
CwmUeej flat aaMda this area In N. C;
Harris Itornegay Dies Of Injuries Ii
Blizzard's Crossroads VJrechTues&y,
Gilbert Alphin Loses Home And Store
By Fire This Morning; $20,000 Loss
Fire of undetermined origin de
stroyed the store and home com
bination of Gilbert Alphin in Wolfe
scrape Township, near Summerlin's
Crossroads, this morning about 8:30.
The school bus had passed n few
minutes earlier and all the Alphin
chilaren were at school in Kenans
ville, Mrs. Alphin was in the bath
room an.' Mr, Alphin in the bed
room of the dwelling part of the
building, which was the rear of the
store. Mr. Alphin said they smell
ed no smoke or had no suspicion
that a fire was raging until they
heard noise like something crack
ing. He went into the living room
which was cut off from the store by
a petition and the large window
glass in the wall popped out from
the heat as he entered the room.
The entire store was ablaze. It ap
peared, he said that it started in
the front of the building. The front
door was closed.
Fire was spreading so rapidly
that they only had time to run to
Agency Beulaville .
John Hall, prominent Kenansville
insurance agent and proprietor oi
the John Hall Insurance Agency
Company here announces his plans
to open a full time Insurance Agen
cy in Beulaville on February 1st
Mr. Hall says that his business in
and around Beulaville has grown to
such an extent that he needs an
office there to adequately take care
of it and also, he added, Beulaville
needs a complete, full time insur
ance agency, ne says pm uu
for the new office to be located in
the block near Waccamaw Bank in
the Mercer building. He says office
hours will be nine until four each
week day and he will personally
supervise it. His customers in the
Beulaville section will receive the
seme service that his Kenansville
customers receive from the Kenans
ville office. He will handle a general
line of insurance. For bomplete
details read his ad on the Beulaville
page in this issue.
Duplin General Hospital Ends Its
First Year Of Operation; Officers
For Board Of Trustees Are Named
"Officer what do you do to your
mep when they are caught speeding
on the public highways?" asked Pa
trolman B, D. Burge of a Camp Le
jeune Marine officer this week as
the Patrolman stopped him for
speeding. The officer answered, "I
restrict them for two weeks."
Good," said Burge, "1 want you
to remember that, for you were
doing over 69 miles per hour as
be handed him a ticket.
This happened near Kenansville
this week along with the following
drivers who were given tickets by
Burge near here this week.
Thomas Columbus Jones, careless
and reckless driving and no opera
tors license; Thomas Lowell Hunt,
65 miles per hour, Camp Lejeune;
Perry Truman Buxley, Camp Le
jeune. doing 65; Edward Kolet Col
lier, Rt. 3, Wilmington, doing 70
and Henry Carlton Westbrook,
Jacksonville, doing 73. All were
cited to court.
Burge says he hates to stop a driv
er for violation of traffic laws but
it is his duty. He is polite to them
but firm. He seemed to get a kick
out of "telling off' the Marine of
ficer. Dixie Bright
Many farmers are interested in
getting tobacco seed of the new va
riety, Dixie Bright 244. The seed
are very scarce and dealers were
able to get only 1 to 6 ounces from
the 'growers whose seed they hand
led; This has created a problem of
not being able to supply the de
mand. This may Seem bad now, but there
is a favorable viewpoint involved
in' this situation. With only a few
seed available, there will not be a
llarge volume of a new variety for
sale Wis tail, x ne experience grow.
er get v during this growing sea
son with Dixie Bright 244 will be
very valuable In aiding others, that
may want to grow the variety "next
In DapUn sad ftdjolnlnt
KM MWdi N. C. .
the telephone and call the Mt.
Olive fire department. He be
gan trying to save his records but
the heat and rapidly spreading fire
blocked his efforts. He finally did
salvage a few records but they
were ones, not too important. Noth
ing was saved from the residential
section except a few old discarded
clothes in the cook's room. All fur
niture and clothing of the whole
family was destroyed. All stock
and fixtures of merchandise. It
wag only a very short time after
the fire was discovered when the
building collapsed. Mr. Alphin suf
fered burns on his hands.
An oil tank and the pump to the
gasoline tank caught fire but there
was no explosion. All outbuildings
were at a safe distance but the Mt.
Olive fire department responded im
mediately and stood by in case the
Mr. Alphin said he carried some
insurance, did not know exactly
how much but knew it was less than
$6,000. He estimated the total loss
at $20 to $25 thousand.
At present, he said, the family
would live in Mt. Olive with his
sister and mother. As soon as possi
ble, he said, there was an old build
ing across the field on his farm
that he could fix up for temporary
living quarters. The shock was so
sudden, he explained that it was
hard to say just what his plans
were. He expects to build a nome
.s soon as possible but was not too
sure about rebuilding the store. It
is possible, he said, that his tobacco
harvesting manufacturing business
possibly could lead him to build .in
Kenansville,. Mt. Olive or maybe
aomewherts else. His first job, he
said was to find wearing apparel
for his family and himself. A large
group from Kenansville went out to
see him and offered any help they
Mr. Alphin was county tax col
lector for several yeans and lived
in Kenansville part of that time.
This is the second time Mr. and
Mrs. Alphin have lost their home by
fire. The first occurred about 15
years ago at the same place the fire
was this morning.
Duplin General Hospital has com
pleted its first year of operation.
Administrative officials and mem
bers of the Board of Trustees ex
press satisfaction with the final re
ports. "The operation of Duplin Gen
eral Hospital during the first fis
cal year has been most satisfact
ory," Jim O. Wilkerson, administra
tor said, "from many aspects. This
is not to say that many obstacles
have been overcome. We also an
ticipate further "rough spots" in
the future. Just plain "newness"
has been a task to overcome."'
He further sdded, "At the begin
ning of our second year, we find
things looking much brighter for
the future. All departments are
adequately staffed with well train
ed personnel. Experience over the
past ten months has taught us many
things pertaining to the needs of
our patients and doctors. These
needs have been met aftd will
continue to be met by the govern
ing Board of the hospital."
"From the standpoint of the num
ber of patients treated and finan
ces, our hospital compares very
favorably with other new hospitals
in North Carolina," Wilkerson said.
"I invite all of our citizens to be
come familiar with our operation,
to compare it to other institutions
and to utilize it when necessary."
At a meeting Tuesday night, the
Board of. Trustees was named for
this year and officers elected.
Lee Brown was re-elected chair
man; H. E. Latham, vice-chairman;
F. W. McGowen, secretary and J.
O. Stokes .treasurer.
The Executive Committee of the
Eoard of Trustees is composed of F.
W. McGowen, chairman; Lee Brown,
J. O. Stokes, E. E. Kelly, J. r, Gra
dy and L O. Wilkerson, secretary-;
The Auditing Committee is: Ralph'
Barwiek,' D. D. Williams, Rodolph,
Simmons, official members, and Lea
Brown and Jr O. Stokes, ex-offlcio
members.v ,rti-' -jh-vsj, '
Finance Committee: Grover Rhod
?, C. C. Ivey, -Jim Smith, official
members; and Brown and Stokes,
ex-officid members;, . - .
Dr. Desne Hundley has been elect
ed chief of the Medical Staff for
1956. Dr. JT, S. Blair is assistant
chlel and Or CL P. Matthews,; sec.
The statistical report shows good
progress during the first year of
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PRICE TEN CENTS
Duplin County's first highway fa
tality of the year was recorded yes
terday when Norris Kornegay .age '
30, of the northern end of the coun
ty, died in a Golosbpro hospital at
Mr. Kornegay was fatally Injured (
in a wreck at Blizzard' Crossroads
in Glisson township early Tuesday
night when the car he was driving
was involved in a collision witn a '
truck. ' ''',..-! '.
A Goldiboro report said Korne-"
gay suffered a compound fracture
of the left leg and thigh. '
According to reports not authen
ticated, Kornegay drove his car
through a stop sign at the crossing
and his car and an FCX truck from
Mt. Olive crashed. Kornegay was
pinned in the wreck and the steer
ing wheel and post had to be pried
up before he could be extricated.
The truck, heavily loaded, was re
ported to have been driven by Mor
ris Whitfield. If any charges have
been preferred they have not been
learned. Both vehicles were badly
Surviving are his mother, Mrs.
Lola Bennett Kornegay of the home
community; one brother, William
Kornegay, Goldsboro; a half-brother,
Albert D. Mozingo of the home;
and one sis'er, Mrs. Thomas Quinn
Jr., of Hampton, Va.
Funeral services were held today
at 2 n.m. from Gamers Chapel Bap
tist Church with the Rev. Eugene
Hager, pastor officiating and bu
rial was in the Kornegay family ce
metery near Herrings Cross Roads.
Work To Start Soon
On $100,000 Armory
Work is expected to begin shortly
on the new $103,502 National Guard
Armory at Warsaw.
The general contract has been
swarded to L. B. Gallimore of
Greensboro. He entered a bid of
$81,500 for general construction and
was low among seven bidders.
Other low bids included: plumb
ing, R. C. Lamb and Sons, of
Lumberton, $4,827; heating, R. C.
Lamb, $9,917; electrical, W. and
W. Electric Co., of Clarkton, $6,200.
The average daily census shows
19.87 since March 4, 1955. Percen
tage of occupancy of the 50-bed hos
pital was 36.54 per cent.
Total days of care during 1455
were 5,978. The average length of
stay was 4.41 days per patient.
In laboratory procedures, 8,434 in
patient checks were made and 1,
787 out-patient checks.
Waters Arid Powell
To Attend State
John W. Waters and Jamie O.
Fowell, young Duplin County farm
ers, have been selected to attend
the short course at North Carolina
State College February 6-17. .
"Modern Farming" will be the to
pic of the two-week course.
Duplin County bankers are giving
the two young farmers the all-expense
paid short course in an ef
fort to bring better farming to the
rnurtv though the young farm
ers of today,
xne apu.. worship is ah annual
event with the County' Banks,
Duplin Sanitarians Joe Costin and
Bill Byrd are attending the South
eastern Public Health Conference
in Elizabeth Town today (Thurs
day), ,: . -,:'.;,-
The conference is set up to give
necessary information to sanitar
ians on "Plumbing and Approved
Private Water Supplies." . ;
- This is in connection with the re- "
cent County ordinance which goes'
into effect March' 1,. 1956, requiring
private septic tanks and plumbing
to be Inspected before and after
installatioa Already the department
is concerned, with the proper water -supplies.-
:!, , i'-'v i v .i. -,
On Monday of this week, Costin
and Byrd attended a "Milk Control"
conference in Wilming'on.- 'i v, -,a
. Wednesday Costin showed a 'iMi,
la to Kenansville school .lunch
room employees, health . students
and home economies classes- on-'
"Principal of Food Sanitation.'