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C:villo Vhen V
He Steers In
Front Of Auto
, A 10 ytt old victim of cerebral
palay who tint walked about three
yeara ago was killed near Beula
, vilU, today; when he wa atruck by
, ear."; ..v;:ivvf -.;v- - ..; . ',
"Duplin County Coroner Garland
Kennedy of Wallace aald Jerry
.Simpson Hehderaon, who walked
f with difficulty, "ataggered" into
i the path of a car driven by Joseph
Mack Lewli 78 of Mount Olive. '
Hit eoroner ruled the death an
The fatality occurred in front of
the; boy's horn about two miles'
from Beulaville on N. C. Ill at
. 9: SO aun. Monday. "
Funeral services . were . held at
the borne Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The
. Rev. A. L. Brown officiated. - Bur
. lal was la the family cemetery near
the home. " '
He is survived by Jiis' parents,
Mr. and. Mrs. Archie B. Henderson;
two brothers. Bobble and Tommie,
and four sisters, Peggy. Janice, Sue
and Bettie, all of the home; hia pa
::, ternal grandmother, Mr. Eliza Hen
deraont his' maternal grandmother,
Mrs. UUie Sanderson of Middlesex;
and his . maternal . great grand
mother, Mrs. Mollis Sanderson of
Dell vs. Simmons
Hearing Is Set
A notice for Examination of the
Defendant in the Dora Betty Bell
vs. Leroy Simmons law suit has
been served on Simmons.
The hearing has been set for Wed.
nesday at 11 a.m. before R. V. Wells
' Clerk of Duplin .County Superior
Court, in the Kenansville Court
The notice, as filed in the Clerk's
office says the purpose of the hear
; ing. is to. "examine the defendant,
lroy Simmons above named, touch
Ing the answer - filed by him in
nis case. :,-,-'
It further states that Simmoni
r his attorney, who is Jesse Jones
M Kinston, "is required to be pres
ent at the above designated time
and place and answer such ques
tions as may be asked him by the
plaintiff or her attorneys in respect
to his answer filed in this cause
and relevant and material to the is
sues raised by the pleadings."
6igning the Notice for Examina
tion of the Defendant were Mrs.
Bell's lawyers. H. E. Phillips, of
Kenansville; Norwoo d Boney, of
Kenansville; and albion Dunn of
- It should be brought out that al
though this is not done too often.
It is not an unusual thing for a de
fendant to be called before the
clerk of Superior Court for a hear
ing by the plaintiff, after the defen
dant's answer has been filed.
Simmons filed his answer to Mrs.
Bell's law suit last week.
Mrs. Williams On The 1956 Polio Drive
' The Duplin- County Council of
Home Demonstration Clubs met on
January 81. 1956 at 2:30 p.m. in. the
Agriculture Building, In Kenans
ville with the president, Mrs. Perry
Grady presiding. The meeting was
called to order by Mrs. Grady and
"Faith of Our Fathers" was sung
by the group, led by Mrs. Adrian
Davis, county music leader.
Devotion was led by Mrs. Eugene
Hager, from , Homemakers Club,
reading from the 8 th Psalm and a
prayer for more Christian homes.
Reading of minutes and' roll call
was given by Mrs. Henry Sanderson.
Secretary and Treasurers report by
Mrs. J. C. Pridgen, Jr was given.
Mrs. Charles Williams gave a very
Informative talk on fOur Part in
the Polio Drive. j -s: ., ...j,.:;.:;.
Committee reports were given by
committee chairman ' and a sum
mary of the 1995 program by Mrs.
Mae Spieer, Home Agent.
.-'Committees for 1906 were appoint
ed as follows:.;: .;
Budget Committee: Mrs. J. C
Pridgen. Jr., Mrs. Allen Dunn, Mrs.
Cecil Wells. -: -
National ' Roma : Demonstration
W Committee). Mrs. Willie Best,
f - k Russel Whitfield, Mrs. Dixon
iddle. ..;. --v;s' ..y- -,ti
Resolutbn ' Commltt Mrs.
Ash Miller, Mrs. Armanda Wil-
0.13 Injured In ;
C !;7::pin Wreck
One' man was lnjuredfand a oar
nd truck badly damaged in an ac
cicient near Fountaintown Monday,
J. S. Briley reported, f :
lie said a car driven by Lloyd
. Nicholson Southerland,' Route one
Chinquapin, backed from a drive
"way into the path ef a truck driv
en by John O. Sharplesa. of Route
op" Maple r"I. ,
arpless suffered severe lacer
t of the side snd leg. South
i was charged with, tailing
3 s rht of way. "'
, I BKBi GBAVTS SI7CCE8SFOL Uttte Deborah
:rieemaai;Vlttaiiha'.ld, waa almost-killed ht a
fire which swept her'home two months ago. Taken
Fr&zIOf Last Week
Much Needed In Area
BY PACt' BAEW1CK
Although some farmers and non-
farmers will not agree) it Is a known
fact that the snow. Ice and very cold
weather o last week was just what
tne aocior'oraereo r us area..
For the ttMt three winters, very
little real , cold weather has hit
Eastern North Carolina x On top of
this, the ice and snow, which was
needed so much seemed to disappear
during the . past three years.
' Fanners,, who notice. such things
as the weather with a great deal of
interest. Inform that the last big ice
and snow storm, and freeze, we had
was in 1M8....VA.V
- During ' 'recent years, there has
been a marked increase of insects
and those close to - the soil give
credit for this to Old Man Winter
not provg,2hss.with suffi-
'rMWMWi lot mwettf
this," Dortch Price farmer and ag
riculture teacher at Seven Springs
said. The deeper the freeze, the
better off we will be next spring."
' He suggested that farmers who
did not have their tobacco beds pre
pared and sowed were complaining
a great deal about the ice and snow,
but added, "They'll appreciate this
more next summer - when they ob
serve they have fewer insects and
bugs.". ' -.v.;,,'-'
Most farmers have sowed tneir
tobacco plant beds, but those farm
ers who have prepared, sites in low,
damp places are finding . the soil
is too moist for sowing. By the
time they think the soil is right
another rain will come, or ice and
snow, and cause another delay ,
Last year, in particular, farmers
were troubled by the insect prob
lem. It was whether their , tobacco
was healthy Or growing, it was to
bacco worms and other pests which
caused so many headaches.
It is believed that another good
liams, Mrs- tott Kornegay.
Committee to VaUe money for
council: ' Mrs. Owen Sutton, Mrs.
Henry King, Mrs. J.'E. Fulford.
Spring Federation: . Mrs. James
King, Mrs. C. B, Guthrie, Mrs. John
ReguJtW.-':v.-.'r;:. )V ':--v;'"
Committee to compile report for
District Federation meeting. Mrs.
Rivers Winstead, Mrs. Elmo Bliz
zard and Mrs. Clarence Murphy.
Announcements: County Music
School, February 7, 2:30, Agricul
ture Building. ; -'
District Muf' hoftt' St "And
rews Cove:-' vvt oafTesbyterian
Church, ; Wilmington, February ,11
100 SLm.-; ;-,.;,-; ': V :-.;:,; ,;
Other Committee Meetings: Feb.
21, 10:00, Agriculture Building.' . '
The meeting adjourned with pray,
ing the Club Collect
; : Mrs. J. B. Stroud
f' f, County Publicity Chairman
L. H. Fussed
. Luclen Holmes Fussell of ' Mag
nolia has been appointed to succeed
Dale Bucklew. as. girls coach on
February 1. In addition to basket
ball he wiU coach base ball in the
spring snd physical education.
Principal Ray . Humphrey, and
board members are proud to acquire
him for a coach for the remaining
year. He waa born in. Rose Hill ta
1909 and attended the Rote Hill
School ,and the University of North
Carolina. He taught in the Winston
Salem schools. Rose Hill and Mag
nolia. He was called into active
duty with the Navy and discharged
1946 as a Lt. Commander again
in 19S1 and discharged in 1954 as a
Commander. He is still with the
Naval Reserve, a member, of the
Lions Club, Methodist and a Mason.
During his coaching in Duplin hia
girls teams set a record with more
winning games than losing ones,
Beulaville girls hold first place
in the county, . . i :
KENANSVIlXE, NORTH CAROUNA, TIIURSDAXJTEBRUARY 2, 1956.
freeze Would do away with a large
percentage of insects and bugs,
causing ua to. have one of the big
gest production years in history in
Eastern North Carolina, providing
weather conditions during the grow
ing season are favorable.
For the city dwellers, this remind
er. Mosquitoes have caused con
siderable unrest during the past few
years. In most counties there has
been a Mosquito Control program
in progress, but seemingly it did
very little good.
So, maybe the freeze did a little
good in the way of riding Eastern
North Carolina of some of its mos-
auitoes as well as the farmers' pests.
Lest we forget, when freezers
come today, they're not so bad as
they were back in 1945-1946 or so
"Today, a network of asphalt roads,
"an" alert Highway Department which
clears the roads of Ice and snow
soon after It falls, makes it "pos
sible for life to continue as usual in
towns and throughout the state.
Of course, there are many, many
problems still, but the old muddy
and' Impassable roads In the rural
areas of Just a lew years dsck, are
almost totally fpne.
Eastern North, Carolina needs an
other freere, even a bigger one than
last week's. ' .
Gratfy Cut Pack
' The ,B F. Grady Cub Scout Pack
40 held it smonthly meeting at the
Outlaw's Bridge Church Wednesday,
January 25th. Because .of the ab
sence of the' Cub Master, the acti
vities were Under the direction Of
Den Mothers, Mrs. Frances Powell
and Mrs. Christine Williams. Den
I presented The Story of 'Black
Beard" and Den 2 presented the
Negro minstrel skit "The Wedding
of Christopher Glsmo and Gisan
Angus Morrison received his Lion
Badge, X gold arrow point and 9
silver arrows. Glenn Williams re
ceived' his Lion Badge, 1 gold ftr
row'point and 2 silver arrows. Guy
Williams received his Lion Badge
and a Gold arrow point "'
Den Chief Melvin Williams direct
ed 'the games, during the recreation
period. Mrs. Corine Stroud serv
ed refreshments. :
Plans were made for the February
Blue and Gold Banquet to be held
Tuesday night, ' February 28th. .
BY V. H. REYNOLDS
v ? ' County Agent"',-;.' ....
There will be a meeting at 7:30
p.m,' Friday, February I in the Ag
riculture, Building in Kenansville
to instruct farmers in filling out So.
cial Security and Income tax re
turns.1.: ' ''"' i.-' ''-
Dr. W. Ta Turner, Extension Farm
Management Specialist from State
College, will give the instructions
on reporting social security and in
come tax. Dr. Turner will also dis
cuss social security- benefits and
how it applies to farmers. '
Who must fllef
IncotaeTaaf rf f. r,X
All farmers who' had a gross (to
tal) income of $600 or more in 1955
are required by law to file re
RALEIGH The Motor Vehicles
Department's summary of traffic
deaths through 16 a.m-1 JO:
Kiued this year: -99
Killed to date last year: (2. "
If ' v t. vnrth a life, drive vi
to Daplin General Hospital; surgeons performed n
series ef skin grafts successfully. Although badly
. scared, the Uttie Negro baby i alive and happy.
You Help Pay?
Bt PAUL BAEWICK
Little Deborah Freeman has been
discharged from Duplin General
Hospital after undergoing several
About 60 per cent of her body
received third degree burns when
the house in which her parents were
living caught afire and was destroy
ed on November 8.
It was through a miracle that lit
tle Deborah was saved. A neigh
bor smashed through a window and
pulled her to safety only a matter
of seconds before the roof caved
For a while, according to Dr. John
A. Parrott, "it looked like she would
Ibsif ker life In spite ; of all -the
medical knowledge we could call
However, she did pull through
and is now home. All of her skin
grafts "took" and she is in fine
She leaves behind her a hospital
bill of $1,200 plus doctor bills.
Duplin Wetfare Department does
not have sufficient funds with
which to pay all of this expense.
Duplin's citizens are being called
on to help pay this tremendous
If the citizens of Duplin do not
meet this big expense, the hospital,
which is one yeas, old, will have
to absorb the loss.
Those persons who will contri
bute to the cause should bring, mail
and send their contribution, large
or small, to J. O. Wilkerson,
pital Administrator, Duplin
eral Hospital, Kenansville, N.
C. Beulaville Man
Mew Farm Agent
In Bladen County
Mr. Eugene Whaley of Beulaville
has accepted the position of assist
ant County agent in Bladen county
and began his work there on Feb
ruary the 1st He has previously
served 4 years in Richmond County.
A graduate of State College, he is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Onnife Wha
ley of Beolavllle and is married to
the former Miss Lucy Belle Tho
mas, daughter of Mrs. Faison Tho
mas daughter of Mrs. 'Faison Tho
mas and the late Mr. Thomas.
turn even though no tax is due.
. Social Security:
. All fanners Who had a net income
of $400 or more are required to file
and pay social security tax.
Dont miss this chance to hear Dr.
Turner discuss how-to report in
come tax and social security. He
helped write the Farmers Tax Guide
for the Treasury Department' and is
an expert on the subject.
All farmers should, attend.
The B. F. Grady Home Demonstra
tion Club sponsored a Square Dance
on Saturday night January 29th
at the American Legion Hut at Max.
well's Mill. The proceeds of $55.00
was given to the 195$ March of Dim.
es. John Dave Grady and Mrs. Am
brose Smith y had charge of .the
Births At Duplin ;
6::.r l!::;ihl !'
. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Revelle,
Warsaw, N. C, A Baby girl January
Gross Burning In Warsa
Is Now Under Investigate
BY BOB GRADY
K PAGE EDITION
Henry Be lk and the Goldsboro
News-Argus published a Very cred
itable edition Monday when they
issued the annual Progress and Re
view edition. The, paper contained
72 pages and gave somewhat of a
blrds-eye-view of the progress and
development of Goldsboro and
Wayne Counties, , touching on high
spots in Duplin and other coun
ties surrounding Wayne. They fea
tured nicely the Duplin General
hospital, Cates Pickle plant and the
Calypso Veneer Co., along with oth
er stories about Duplin. The News-J
Argus is a rapiaiy growing after
noojn daily and weekly features
somethin gabout Duplin, including
their Rambling in Duplin. Mr.Belk
has always manifested a very friend
ly and complimentary spirit to
wards Duplin County and we wish
to express the thanks of the people
of Duplin for his and the paper's at
titude. This may sound a little
strange coming from the editor of
the Times but our feeling about a
weekly newspaper has always been
that we are not in competition with
the dailies but more or less a sup
plement to them. They - feature
state and national news along with
local while the weekly features and
gives in more detail and a larger
quantity the local news with edi
torial policies directed to local pro
blems and progress. We believe
every family should take their home
COUNTY PAPER and a daily paper
also. They are both informative, in
structional and educational.
The Methodists have always been
noted for their chicken dinners and
suppers. On Friday evening, Febru
ary 10th the Kenansville Methodist
Church will give a chicken supper
in the local school lunch room. Tic
kets are 50c and $1.00. Everyone
cpme outjloj an. evening of fellow
ship and good old Methodist eat
ing and help the local congi a
forward their program of reno
vating their church. The Baptists
and Presbyterians are a jump ahead
of the Methodists but. in time all
three will boast of as fine church
plants as will be found in Duplin.
ROLL AWAY SEATS
Superintendent Johnson says he
expects to use the $2000 recently
received from the Kenans to install
roll-away seats in the auditorium.'
The trees stand wistful in the
Wearing a half-expectant air;
The sky is a slender silver bell
That waits to sound the knell
Anne Mary Lawler
Feb. 13, 1893 Following depo
sition of Queen Liliuokalani provis
ional government of Hawaii asked
annexation by the U. S.
Feb. 15, 1898 Battleship Maine
sunk by explosion in Havana har
bor, provoking American public
demand for war with Spain.
Feb. 18, 1688 In earliest pro
test against slavery. Mennonites in
Germantown, Pa., demanded its ab
olition. Feb. 23, 1905 In Chicago a law
yer, a coal miner, a mining engineer
and a merchant tailer formed an,
unusual luncheon club which be
came Rotary International.
Then there waa the diner m m
Chinese Restaurant who, when he
opened his fortnn cookie, read,
"Dont eat the soap. (Signed) A
It has been reported that three
cafes and one theatre in the coun
ty have contributed to the March
of Dimes in a rather unique way.
Why not others try the same proce
dure. Duplin has been falling be
hind in its drives and this way will
help out considerably. Last week
Roscoe Jones of the Kenansville
Cafe sold coffee on Wednesday for
20c per cup. Mr. Jones donated the
usual 10 cents charge and the cus
tomer donated 10 cents. Through
the day a total of $28.59 was rais
ed. - George's place and Theatre
Grill in Warsaw are reported to
have donated coffee money and
the Duplin Theatre pop corn money
to the drive. The exact amounts
raised have not been reported to
S. S. Schedule For
February Is Given
N. A. Avera, manager of the social
security district office In Wilming
ton, announces the Itenerant Sche
dule for'- Duplin County for tM
month of February. A representa
tive from the Wilmington office wiu
be" at Kenansville the first, second,
third and fourth Tuesdays, (Feb. T,
14, 21, and 28 of the month - and
will be located In the Court Room
House from U ajn. to 10:96 pjn.
Those desirous of filing A claim for
possible 'benefits or with) problems
pertaining to social secur y should
attend the station on oi of the
dates and the time mentioned above.
TOBSCEirnON BATES: $3Jf per ytmt
Oeaarttoi HM eatalde this ares la If. C.j
Duplin Banks Sending Two Students
to N. C. State Short Course Feb. 6th
Duplin County will be well rep
resented on February 6 when the
fourth annual Short Course in Mod.
era Farming opens at N. C. State
College in Raleigh. The two-week
School for young farmers is spon
sored by the banks of North Caro
lina. Representing this county at the
Short Course will be Jammie Pow
ell and J, W. Waters, according to
E. C. Thompson, Vice-President "of
Branch Banking and Trust Com
pany, who is County Key Banker
for this county.
The annual Short Course is just
one of the many projects sponsor
ed by the North Carolina Bankers
Association to encourage better far.
mlng in this State. Tar Heel bank
ers have won a national award for
11 straight years for the excellenie
of their farm activities.
All of the young farmers attend
ing the Short Course in Raleigh
are being sponsored by their localf
banks' which pay the erftire expenses
of the boys. The boys are selecte'd
by farm leaders in each county in
cooperation with the bankers.
For most of the young farmers,
lt will be their only opportunity
to attend college. While the two
week course does not pretend to of
fer anything like a complete edu
cation, it will teach young men
how to avail themselves of latest
farming technology by consulting
with State College, the State De
partment of Agriculture, and the
The young farmers will live on
the State College campus during
Linda Leah Thigpen, Beulaville,
January 24 to 27.
James Stokes Wells, Wallace, Jan.
25 to 29.
Johnny C. Hinson, Warsaw, Jan. 26
George W. Lloyd, Bowden, Jan.
26 to 29.
Mrs. Dorothy Blizzard, Kenans
ville. Jan. 26 to 28.
Mr. Sam Blalock, Rt. 1, Albert-
son, Jan 27 to
Benjamin Franklin Outlaw, Rt
1, Seven Springe, Jan 27 to.
Ada Lucille Revelle, Warsaw, Jan,
Gladys Williams, Kenansville, Jan,
Willard L. Westbrook, Rt. 1, Alb
ertson, Jan. 30 to .
Robert. Franklin Knowles, Mag
nolia, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2.
Mildred K. Quinn, Rt. 2, Warsaw,
Jan. 31 to.
Tommy Benson, Rt. 1, Kenansville
Jan. 31 to .
Robert Glenn Bostic, Kenansville
Jan. 31 to.
Mrs. Mildred Gooding, Trenton,
Feb. 2 to .
Robert L. Wallace, Rt. No. 2,
Pink Hill, Feb. 1 to
Golonda C. Thigpen, Beulaville,
Feb. 1 to
. Charles S. Hunter, Rt. 2, Beula
ville, Feb. 1, to.
Laney Carter Teachey, Rt. 2, Wal
lace, Feb. 1.
Reaver James Johnson, Rt 1, Mt
Olive, Jan. zs to.
Alnora S. Granger, Warsaw, Jan.
26 to Jan. 29.
Martha Stallings Richardson, Rt
1, Beulaville, Jan. 27 to .
Walter B. Chasten, Beulaville,
Jan. 27 to.
Willie R. Sutton, Rt. ,1, Warsaw;
Rudolph Flumer, Kenansville,
Jan. 28 to Feb. 1.
Ester Kenan, Rt 2, Pink Hill,
Jan. 29 to.
James G. Blackmore, Rt-1, War
saw, Jan. 31 to
Ruby Lee Cotton, Warsaw, Jan.
31 to v
Lonnie Hall, Rt 1, Chinquapin,
Feb. 1, to.
Below are the standings of the
Duplin County White Schools as
far as basketball is concerned. This
Includes all games played through
Friday night the 27 of January, 1956.
GIRLS W L Pet
Beulaville 9 2 .818
Kenansville 8 3 .727
Rose Hill 7 3 .700
B. F. Grady 6 3 ,w
Wallace 6 5 MS
North Duplin 5 5 .500
Magnolia 4 7 .364
i Chinquapin 3 8 .273
I Warsaw , - ly I .100
BOYS W It Pet
Rose, Hill 10 0 M.600
Beulaville , 10, rl! .909
Chinquapin ' T - 4 .636
B. F.Grady 4 .600
North. Duplin 6 8 JH5
Warsaw 4 8 .400
Kenansville 2 0 .182
Magnolia , ' . 1 t .182
Wallace) . .J 10 ' - .081
y - t , -
hi Daslbt and tatag
(LM eataMe N . C
their - two-week stay in Raleigh.
They will ,dine at the college cafe
teria. They will attend at least two
basketball games at the State Col
Last .'year, more than 150 boys
from about 80 counties attended the
Short Course. This year's enrollment
will exceed 160, representing shout
Dr. Haves Clinic
The following births were record
ed at Dr. Hawes Clinic in Rose Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harwood,
Rose Hill, a daughter, January 26.
Mr. and Mrs. Parker Howard, Rose
Hill, a daughter, January 27.
Mr, and Mrs. Eldon Brown, Rose
Hill, a daughter, January 27.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rouse, War
saw, a son, January 28.
Mr. and Mrs. Gray Maxwell, Mag.
nolia, a daughter, January 28.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvah L. Williams,
Wallace, a son, January 29.
At B. F. Grady
At a Ladies' Night Dinner Meet
ing of the Herrings Store Lions Club
Thursday, January 26th, plans were
made to take over the sponsorship
of the B, F,. Grady Boy Scout Troop
40. V Robert Holt, present Scout
Master f of, the troop, was the speak
er aiid, Explained the program of
Seoutiftg', to- the group. Emmett
Herring, Club President presided.
Lion Franklin Quinn will serve as
Scoutmaster. Meetings will be held
at the Herrings Store Community
Building each Wednesday night at
7:00. All boys in the B. F. Grady
School area from 11 to 14 are in
vited to attend.
The 7 man Scout committee com
pleted registration and is as fol
lows: Chairman, Remus J. Outlaw
and members Rodney Kornegay, El
mo Blizzard, Tipp Scott .John Good.
son, Henry Westbrook and Taft
Herring. - The meeting was held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett
Herring who served a delicious bar.
becue chicken dinner to the Lions
and their Ladies.
Shot Sunday A.M.
Estelle Kenan, 18-year-old Duplin
County Negro, is recovering from a
pistol wound in her left leg In
Duplin General Hospital.
She was shot early Sunday morn
lng at the home of Herman Mclver,
in the Albertson section, after mid
night by Raymond "Buddy" Branch
according to Duplin Sheriff Ralph
Sheriff Miller said Branch Was
arrested in Kenansville when he
came in to take out a warrant
against Tommy Kenan.
Branch is out of jail under $300
The warrant sworn out for Tom
my Kenan charges Kenan with "cut
ting him with a pocket knife on
the neck and hitting him on the
head with a bottle, resulting in
bodily injury to the affiant"
The incident occurred when,
according to Estelle Kenan, she re
fused to dance with Branch and
"made a face at him." The shooting
reportedly started after her refusal
Kenan has not yet been picked
up, Sheriff Miller said today.
79 Year Old Couple
Die Fevf Hours Apart
Ben H. Outlaw, 79, of the Scoffs'
community died Sunday at the
home of his ' son, Ben, of the same
community. . The following day,
Monday, at 1:20. his wife, Mrs. Out
law, age 79, died of a heart attack
shortly after the body of her hus
band was returned from the under
taker. Surviving are 2 daughters.
Mrs. Ben Scott Mount Olive; Mrs.
Alex Thigpen of near the home; one
son, Ben; a sister, Mrs. Daisy Davis
and a brother, Lawton Outlaw, both
of the home community; 1$ grand
children; and 11 great grand child
ren. Funeral services were held at
3 p.m. Wed. from-the Long Ridge
Free Will Baptist Church of which
they were members by the Rev. P.H.
Jenkins, Free Will Baptist minister
of Snead'g Ferry, assisted by the
Rev. Wesley price of near Mount
Olive. Burial was in the church
PRICE TEN CI
. BY PAUL BARWIC :
State and local law ei,,'
officers are investigating 1
ing of two crosses in froiti.
homes In the Warsaw comm
Duplin County last week t t.
Duplin County Sheriff I
ler said today a cross was t
front of the home of Lee' -son
after mid-oight last 'i
night However, it was t i
until Friday afternoon. .
After mid-night Saturday. 6
cross was burned in front t
home of Laney Benson, who .
one mile Northeast of War , -dereon,
a first cousin of .
lives in Warsaw on Memori. u ..
near the high schooL -
W. E. Coombs, . Warsaw roiice
Chief said today "We have rvorl
leads but we cannot diu 'if
of the information we bave t t"e
present time." ' " ' "
Wben asked it owcers inoufr i
had any connection - with t ' e . t
Klux Klan or race problem, l.e s.u.t ,
"this possibility is not rui o t
but we do not think so."
"We believe it is centered -or !
family troubles," Coombs s t
again .there is nothing di. . 4 t
release.. . . , ' .-
State Bureau of Investir ' "
ent John B. Edwards has t
ed In to assist with thn I
tion.. T. E. Revelle, DiJ u 11.
plin, is also on the ease.
Sheriff Miller said. "We 1 ve i
vestigated enough to belie- e t
is -not someone or a g ' j
clowning around. It appears ' ) 1
something more serious V '
one out to play pranks."
' Information received f
era indicates . that no r
homes in front of which
were burned aw them -v
The second cross which v
ed in front of Benson's, 1
saw, was found in his 1 J
Sunday morning and rer"' 4 L,-,
Investigation has been In p srrr
ever since the first cross l
was reported. , , . t -
Willie Rogers, Jr.j of I
was sworn in yesterday
member of tne State 1.
trol and is located in K
He will ride with Patro
ley for a few months, wl
tomary for a new patrol,
will receive his ear, after ;
special training course at t.
versity. .:;?'v-Ai':'.' r
Mr. Rogers, Is single lo
girls), only 23 years Wd. r
son of Mr. and Mrs. Will.
ers of Syracuse; N: Y. He v
in Dillon, S. C. snd moved
berton about S years apn,
eraduate of Lumberton i v
and attended Catawbs Co,
is a member of the Bap
He served in the armed ;
from February, 1953 to I.
1955, as a military policem.' .
retiring from the Army, b"
with the Coca Cola Bot ..
pany in Lumberton in tha .
ing department. ,;
With the coming of "
Duplin Patrol persons 1 1
ed to six .headed by C01 ,
Brooks, of Wallace. Other 1
are T. A, Bryan, ?Fai:-ri;
Burge, Beulaville; E. C. V,r 7,
saw and J, S. Briley, WaLuue,
Sen; Scott XZ
Ben.; W. Kerr Sco't sui t '
he will sBonfmr lr
that wonld five beth V.01.
n and. Korean veterao i
tonlty to apply for 1 :r
Insoranoe hi .cases f. i
ans failed to apply for it v
service or let It lap.
.. .. "Flgnres of the tt
ministration show vry
Beott said, "that t 9
either never applied t r r
neens life insenaee
vice er have let K bpe t
Beett, whe win p:-!a f
Lenff la offering the r
H dees not make '
' persons eligible for t
, "It merely give v
period of time to t
It eat Scott said.
-Under the sneasF
served fa the arr
' tween October 8, .
iember t, K Ji, w.
Tear is- apply for 1
. swranoe. -
: 1iany veienns," T
ed te take ent r
aaee wfle In. 1
lapM. These $
. 'reaitiie 'thM V '
Stnd I fecit! It
it m e-.