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VOLUME XXIH . b.
BT PAUL BAEWICK' ilnations are represented. '
"A million or more In five years." W. Burkette Raper( Mount Olive
That Is the alogan of a financial College president,. gives some indl
campaign which is now being eon- cation of , the, '- college's growth
ducted in this area for Mount Olive. by Informing' that the college's en
College, dowment has progressed from $5,0gB
The educational Institution -is be-to $20,000; thoroughly equipped
ginning Its second year of instruc- lence labonktory ', has been in
tion and already has "growing stalled; ,th.vUbrary has -V approxi
n.ina " With interest in higher imatelv 2J00 books which nave been
education at Its highest pitch ever
in Eastern North Carolina, earn-
paign has been started t raise
funds to assist the college in its
expansion program. ,, fe i'--
Mount Olive CoUege, supported
by the lYee Will Baptist Church, is
a liberal arts college designed to
provide adequate education for stu
dents of all denominations on a
junior college level.
During the drive, every citizen,
every denomination will be asked
to contribute and take a part in
making it possible tor the college
Although the college is supported
by thaJTree- Will Baptist. tit is not
strictly - denominational . institu
tion. In fac. it is more of non
denominational college in regards to
its student enrollment and faculty.
There are seven denominations
represented at the college during
the current ternt which has a total
Mirnllmem of 85 students. In a fac
ulty of seven, five different denotn-juatas
Basket Ball Tournament Opens Here
fJext VJeeUnd Girls Race Wide Open
The 1856 annual Duplin County
Basketball Tournament will get un
derway in Kenan Memorial Gym
nasium here on Friday night, Feb.
ruary 24 at six o'clock with the
girls playing the opening game.
Parings have not been made ra
the regular season play does not
conclude until next Tuesday night
On Wednesday parings will be
made for the entire tournament
and published in next week's Tim
es, Full schedule of play is as follows:-
Friday nightr Feb. 24th two
girls and two boys games. Girls 6
and 8 and boys 7 and 0. Saturday
night, February 25th, two boys and
two girls games; girls, at 8 and 8,
boys -at 7 and ": '
Monday ; night i Feb. STth, -only
three games, two ' girls games at 7
and 9 and one boys game t 8. Wed
nesday night, Feb, 29 (Leap Year
Games) two. Jwys. games at 7 and
Hubert C. Chaney
Hubert C r Chaney has" recently f
been transferred, to Duplin County;
as County Supervisor of Farmers
Home Administration replacing Mr.
. George W. Sturgeon who was trans
ferred to WhitevUle, North Caro
Vllria. : : :'s,,p
Mr. Chaney was bom and reared
on a farm In Union County, attend
ed North Carolina State College
where be graduated in .1941 in vo
catlonal agriculture. He taught vo
"' eational agriculture in Alamance
l and MeeMinburg counties and he
k wss Agrieulture Training Officer
i for the Veterans ' Farm Program,
I: prior to Joining Farmers Home na-
1TM vrVhB waa FHA
, -.V.w .Miina nrlor to pasiorj ana a nun wnora uoa leaas
Tuot.W every rvlce otthi church.
i in th H. S. Navy and Is now k men
t- ber of the Naval Reserve - Cpnv
pany : in Lumberton. North Caro
i, ;"llna. VH married and has two
f nx children ana tney piu u
.) Operetta At Grady
' An'ooeretts.' "The Magic Bear-
stalk, will be given Wednesday,
February 22. 1956, at T P.m. m
the Auditorium ot the B. F. Grady
High BchooL.'.; ',!;, v;r-
The: faculty and students loin in
Inviting all to colorful.- ' musical
evening1. There, will bend charge (or
tdmlsslott. ..' -f 4 " , ', j-'
mount Olive college
classified and catalogued. In addi-
tlon, there ar , about . 8.000 books
that wUl have to oe soctea ana
uassiuea wnica ware giysn iu mc
college library .through l a recent
community and area 4rlve. Also,
a $12,X) endowment for the library
has been given, Whch will provide
an annual icome Of )$B00.O0 to be
spent for 'purchasing new books.
Since the ' college was established
at Mount Olive, an expenditure of
$72,000 has been, spent for general
operational expenses and 150,000 in
capital outlay for .buflding Improve
ments, equipment and real estate.
Tb eanmailra'rW Presently
being. oTgaoizedjVaa '.sehjduled to
begin Immediately wiu mean laster
growth for Mount Olive College and
provide an even more adequate ad
vanced education for high school
graduates of this area, "k
' The institution is within commut-
ing distance which will , make it
easier for more high school grad-
to continue their education
9 and one girls game at 8. Fri
day night, March 2nd finals. Girls
game at 7:30 and boys game at 9,
Last year Beulaville boys and
Grady girls were tournament cham
pions with Grady boys and calypso
Everything points to an unus
ually good tournament. Among the
girls most any team can win. . It
appears to be wide open. In boys
bracket the two top teams to be
watched are Beulaville and Rose
Officials will be furnished by
Jack Bodie's booking agent of
Admission will be 23c for all
school - children and 50 cents for
all adults. :
On. Thursday, Friday and Satur
day. March 8. 9 and 10 District A of
the State Tournament will be play
ed in Kenan Gymnasium.
New. FSA Supervisor
Raleigh Pastor To
Preach In Wallace
Revival Feb. 19-24
REVIVAL SERVICES will be held
In the Wallace Methodist Church
The Preacher will be Dr. Howard
P.. Powell,- the pastor of -Edenton
Street . Methodist .Church, Raleigh.
Dr. Powell , is one of the most belov-
lx preacners oi uus awn., ne is
Morning- services: 8:30 to 9:00 a.
m. .Morning topics will be:
Monday Service will be conducted
' by the pastor;- ' '-' ',.,;--V-: :??:.
Tuesday, "Love can; Take t"t ,. i
Wednesday, "Love U Not Touchy;"
Thursday, "Love V Cad- vOverloo f
Faults": ana.. ,.u ';- ;?.r- .
Friday, "Lov Seeing ft Through."
Evening Services are at 7:80 pjn.
Topics: fSunday night "The Pray
er Life of Jesus", by pastor; Mondsy
night, "dUidren or God Here ana
Now"; Tuesday night "The Sin of .Hanchey 's brother;, UrU Hanchey,
Taking it Easy Wednesday night, artd lour of the' fMerly man's ne
"Helping God Answer Our Prayers" phews. They had' asked that Perry
Thursday night -'."Ualnf ." Good Hanchey be adjudged incompetent
Sense",, and moay nighVA Boms..
With A Conscience.",
because; the expense of attending
college will be much less than if
they had to board at the college.
The Bev. Stephen A. Smith, pas
tor of the LaGrasge Free Will Bap
tist Church and now living at Beu
laville, has been put in charge of
organizing the Tree Will Baptist
churches in-this area.
However, it is pointed out that
persons jwho are not members of
,the denomination are being urged
to contribute to the college because
of Its educational value to Eastern
North Carolina. '
It Will take the cooperation of
everybody Interested in education
in Eastern North Carolina to realize
the goal of $1,000,000 or more i t
Each community Is being organiz
ed in an effort to contact n many
people as possible .to ask them- to
make a tinandal pledge to Mount
There will be many people- who
will be interested in assisting the
advancement' of the institution, who
Win not be contacted by fe campaign
worker,. Those persona who would
like to contribute to the college can
dp -so ' by .mailing their check or
money .orper vo-.monni uuve Al
lege. Mount Olive. N. C ,
! A kick-off. meeting for the drive
will be held in Mount-Olive at the
college Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.
Phillips Ice' Cream Company of
Clinton has been approved as a sup
plier for military installations for
the Third Army Area, comprising
the Southeastern . section of the
Notification W the company's ac
ceDtancesr.a supplier of ic cream.
ice cream mixes and ice cream spe
cialities for 'Army, Navy and Air
Force installations in this area was
received by. Company officers in s
letter" receWeeT last week from M.
B. Starnes, Army veterinarian.
This action followed inspection of
the company's plant, which is locat
ed atrthe Sbmerbf John and Far
rell Streete'rtoyClinton. Periodic
inspections" "weVe made over's pe
riod of several weeks to insure that
requirements of the armed forces
M 1 1. - 1 A 1
xor tne prouuui, ware ueins mew -Quality
of product, sanitation and
capacity vvere'-V, the,,, elements on
which the-jPlanc was graded,
, Phillips Ice Cream Co. was or
ganized in 1931 and has been manu
facturing' ice cream products since
that timely The company moved to
Its new plant in 1948.
John Joe, and. C. M. Phillips, all
brothajraj., constitute'., the manage
ment ,Vt ,th .conipany.
83-Year-Old Perry Hanchey Ruled Competent
DuUi Of $75,000 Estate Jo Go To Nephew
Pqu$q tiatichey; Dotim, lemyM!$Bmy
It took fust .18. minutes Saturday
night for a Jury to decide that 83-year-old
Perry Hanchey of Island
Creek Is competent to manage, his
anairs.,-4--.iX '-Vt : "
But prior to the deilberaflon, thev
first listened ' to more. than 100
witnesses testify, t a lunacy hear.
mg held in the courthousa. W be-
fore Cterk of Court R..V. Well; ; ';
.Attorneys for Hanchev said an m!
timated $75,000 In property was in
volved in the 'petition brought by
ana that. 4Paruan-Be appointed
ito manage his affairs. Signing the
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY, 16, 1956.
Tvo Receive Highest Boy Seoul Awards
In Scc:i Services Here Sund
Two KenansviJlo Boy Scouts left pinned the iadge on liim with' n
Church Sunday ' fuU of Warmth, appropriate Mas. Mr. Hall explain
praise and the feeling of a job well led what was required of a Scout to
done. ' Sunday . was annual Boy obtain this distinguished award. -V
Scout Sunday in Kenansville and Scout Jimmy Bowden was pre
Rev. Strad Snively preached a very seated the "God and Country"
appropriate sermon for the occasion award by Rev. Strad Snively. The
in Grove Church. His subject was badge was pinned on him by his
"In The Beginning Was God". About mother, Mrs. Bowden, with an ap
thirty ScoutSy the ' Scoutmaster, ! propriate kiss. Mr. Snively explain.
John Jiallj and ! win, scouts
their Den Mother,; Mrs. John' Hall,
occupied front seats in the congre
gation of nearly 125 persons.
: Prior to the. sermon Scout Emory
Sadler was ' presented the Eagle
Scout Award, the Jiighest award a
scout can receive.: . The presenta
tion fas made by Scoutmaster John
Hall and his' mother, Mm. Sadler,
One Still Dasiroyed; One Store Robbed
Only Ono Prisoner Now In County Jail
The local Sheriffs department ex.
perienced a rather quiet week end.
Several searchers were made for li
quor but nothing tound. One still
was destroyed i in wouescrape
Township by Constables , Bodney
Thigpenv and Coy Hilt f. A' steel
drum outfit . with copper condenser
and .cap' and two barrels of mash
were found in exactly the same spot
one was destroyed by officers two
years agcL.lt .was near Deaver's
Mill. Two men 1 were seen to run
from the still but r"! officers were
unable to overtake them, " 5-
On Friday night robbers enterwt
the store of Mrs. Freeley Smith in
Smith Township, and made away
with a quantity of cigarettes and t
Garden ; Club Beautifies Kenansville's
Old Land Mark, The Spring Site
I BY BOB GBAD7 ;
' Dollar Days
Thursday snd Friday of this
' from Kinston Merchants on the
.Inside pages of this Issue.
On next Monday s photographer
will be at the HoltrSimmons Store
in Kenansville to make pictures of
the youngsters of Kenansville and
surrounding towns and sections.
Free prizes will be given away.
Read the ad on an inside page of
Many of our business and farm
readers will be interested in the
Auction Sale ad on an inside page.
A valuable farm at Beulaville will
be sold. '
Don't foreet the Methodist Turkey
sunoer Fridsv night at the local
high 'school lunch room .
Make Beta Clnh
Six students of the Kenansville
High School made the Beta Club
this year, it was announced this
Week. The Beta Club is the highest
scholastic honor a high school stu
dent here can receive. Those be
ine invited to join are: 11th grade:
Nadine Brinson, Anne Marie Fu
trell, Lvnda Alnhin and Oliver Out
Inw. 10th grade: Rebecca Grady.
The group hopes to be able to at
tend the state convention of Beta
Clubs in Asheville this spring.
To Addres Lodre
Dallas Hen-inp "f Rose Hill, mem
ber of the State Board of Education,
will address the local Masons at
the first Thursday night supper,
Albertson Fox Hunt,
: The annual Albertson Fox Hunt
will be held next Wednesday. Feb
ruary 22, beginning at the Albert
son post office, according to an an
nouncement by Dunn Smith. All
hunters are requested to meet at
the Post office about day break for
the beginning. Barbecue, and plenty
of it will be served during the
day, he said. All hunters are invited
to attend and bring their dogs. It
will be an- all day hunt
netition were Uria, Hanchey. sole
surviving brother, of Perry Han
chey, and nephews Leland Brad
shw, ,- Howard Hanchey and,-Ed
Hanchey,.s.: .-r.r.- f
The hearing began at 10 a.m. Bat
iirday and .lasted until shortly af
ter.? p.nV.'-iFifty witnesses were
called : by. the petitioners, . 60 wit
nesses by Hanchey. n
- Dr. James F. McMillan, a Wilming
ton pbychiatrist, was the first doc
tor to testify in Hanchey's behalf.
The psychiatrist testified he - had
examined Hanchey on January 81
of this year, when he had been
with him for about an hour. There
is om senility in Hanchey's phy
sical condition, he said, but there
ed that the "God and Country": a
ward was made by the church and
to qualify a Scout must have had
one year of study under a minister
and must be able to explain clearly
the doctrine of the church. ,'r
Emory is a sophomore in the lo
cal school and Jimmy is a student
at East Carolina College. Jimmy
also if an Eagle Scout. . "'
and about $5.00 in cash. A window
in one side was broken and en
trance made. At this writing offic
ers have found no clues.
. Only one inmate Is boarding in
the jail. Freeman Miller, colored
man of near Kenansville, was fin
ally apprehended in Lenoir County
and lodged in jail here Tuesday
night. Freeman has been dodging
the law since November when war
rants were issued against him for
giving four bad checks. His father
Went to see him Wednesday morn
ing and told the officers that the(
court would have to send him to
the roads as he had no money to
help him out
- BY BCTH P. GRADY
Kenansville's old land mark, "The
Spring", has donned a new dress
for Spring. It has been converted
into a lovely and cozy picnic
ground, The members of the Ken
ansville. Gird en ciud hsve put tott-
Va&"2 BaptlrtunJKanmrjVVas'.de deeper in order to
i- i jj
. . i j h j
been put out. On one side of thei
plot a hedge of sasanquas has been
planted. Hollies : dog wood . flow-
ermg pencn. . .e I
various other plants have been set.
out. The spring will be bordered by
bulbs and flowering plants, and an
arbor with trailing roses has been
put up at the entrance. A picnic
table and trash cans are placed on
The committee, hearted bv Mrs.
Vance B. Gavin and Miss Margaret
Williams, has been ably assisted by
the members of the Garden Club.
It is fortunate lor Me ciud man
u ,5 lur u , ..:
tne boy j- dife tne Don Austin
fvrSaveen Said prTsed Crusade For Chris, which is head
fnr their civic pride Knowing the ed by an advisory board of pastors
lor tneir civic "rlur s laymen and iayW0men. The Cru-
reputation oi th s Boy Scouts o y fivan
Kenansville the Garden Club , wM
small "hb P L "d fromhUd! the Southland conducting church
smaii snruus piui . unlon campaigns.
ren carelessly running u.c.
and breaking them.
The Garden Club has done a com
mendable iob and they invite the
public to visit and enjoy the Spring.
It is the hope of the club, that in
the near future, they can develop
a playground back of the Scout Hut
for the children of the town and
Rev. George Turner
Joins Times Staff
Rev. Georee Turner of near Pink
Hill has Joined the Duplin Times
staff on a part time basis. Mr. Tur
ner will solicit advertising, subr
scriptions and Job printing. He bev
gan his work last week and at pres
ent is covering the eastern half of
the county, but will work generally
over the county. Any courtesy ex
tended him will be appreciated. His
home address is Pink Hill, route 2.
Mr. Turner has had some news
psper experience In the past snd is
recognized as a very reliable sales
man and gentleman in every res
oect He is a minister of the Gos
pel and is known by many people ;
throughout the county. In addi- ers who are interested m sweei
tlon to his connection with the Min- potato production are urged to at
lstry and the Times he also farms, tend this meeting.
is no mental sensility. Other doc
tors .testifying to Hanchey's com
petence were Dr. R. F. Willis of
Kenansville, and Drs. Dean Hund
ley and John D. Robinson of Wal
lace. Testifying for the petitioners
was Dr. C. F, Hawes of Rose Hill.
; Testimony at the hearing estab
lished that Hanchey had been living
with a niece, Mrs. Norman Hanchey,
and her husband when he was ad
mitted to a Wilmington hospital
several months ago. He gave then!
two chattel mortgages at that time
by mistake - including his will as
well. The elderly couple would not
return the will on his return from,
the hospital ,wltn tne result tnat
Hanchey moved in. with another
iCBSCKIPTION BATBS: 3Jt per icar fat Dmylla and djlatnf
CoantlM; 4 0 nteide this area hi N. C; SS.M MlaU N.
Begin In Beulaville
Next Sunday A.M.
A week and a half Revivtl will
set underway in the Beulaville
Baptist Church next.sunaay morn
ing. February 19th. Services will
be held each morning and evening.
The Bev. Don Austin of Greens
boro will do the preaching. Kev.
A. L. Brown is the pastor. The
public is invited.
- The Reverend Don Austin is a
graduate of Wheaton College, and
attended Southern Baptist Theolo
gical Seminary, lLouVvllle, Ken
tucky. He also attended South-
western Seminary, Fort Worth,
Texas, and has done graduate work
at Duke University. He is an or-
dained Southern Baptist ConveaJJ.on
.Joastor or tn
pastor oi ine oreenianu nveuue
. ,h , rhrintt
L" k Signed
t'rate in im to into evan.
mic work and became a member
of the Billy Graham Evangelistic
Association. While he was with this
organization he traveled extensively
throughout the country prealhing
in churches, schools and union
He has had much experience as a
ratiio preacher and is noted for his
dynamic personality and presen
tation. Don is married, has three
children, and has recently made his
;h in Greensboro. N. C
Sweet Potato Meet
Here Next Thursday
A sweet potato meeting will be
held Thursday. February 23, at 10:00
a.m. in the Agriculture Building in
Kenansville, N. C Mr. H. M. Cov
ington, Extension Horticulture
Specialist from State College will
be here to discuss all phases of
sweet potato production. With a
reduction in tobacco acreage this
year many fanners will be looking
for, a crop that can be grown in the
place of tobacco. Sweet potatoes
would fit in nicely on many farms
in Duplin County. If a farmer ex-'
pects to make money on sweet po
tatoes it is very Important that he
does a good Job from the time he se
lects the seed on through to har
vest. The' outlook is for lower sweet
potato prices than last year, but the
price should be at a high enough
level to bring in a good profit for
farmers who produce a good yield
of good quality potatoes. All farm-
niece and her husband, the.Pearlie
The elderly man, then executed
a property deed to Mrs.' Pearlie
Hanchey on condition she snd her
.husband - take care of him for the
remainder oft his life, provide med
ical service and medicine and pay
his funeral expenses. The new
deed voided the will drawn ear
lier,,', under which the petitioners
Wars E. C Sanderson of Wallace;
E. W. Stevens of Warsaw and H
L. Stevens, III, of Kenansville.
-Attorneys for Hanchey were
Vance Gavin and Grady Mercer,
sou of Jtenansviue.
Arises In Duplin Co.
Drainage Tile Project
In Kenansville Section
BY PACt, BARWICK
A ditch Which has been drain.
lng farm land for three .years, and
part of It for 10 years, has come to
; the forefront in a Duplin County
' agricultural' controversey because
: it has been tiled and a portion of
it extends onto non-farm land at
The controversy came to light
(his week when J. C. Blanchard,
Duplin ASC chairman, announced
; that the. Duplin ASC committee had
rejected- a request for Agriculture
Conservation Practice assistance
for the laying of l.lou feet of drain
-..The controversy arises supposed
ly because George Penney, Duplin
Soil Conservation Supervisor, ap
proved the project about one-half
:;. mile north of Kenansville on Roy
L.. Dunn's farm, extending onto the
: private property of C C. Hester
'land Z W. Frazelle.
-Blanchard told Paul Barwick, as
sociate editor Of The Duplin Times,
that the ' project wa rejected be
cause part of the main tiled ditch is
over 'the property line owned by
Dunn '(the applicant) and because
work had begun prior to the filing
of request for assistance under the
According to information given
The Times this week, Hester and
Frazelle Purchased on and im.
half lots respectively in November
and August respectively of 1953 and
construction of their homes started
Both Hester and Frazelle said to
day that they were under the im
pression that their property lines
extended to "a ditch at the rear of
However, measurement shows that
the tiled ditch extends into Hester's
property 18 inches for a distance of
about 12 feet and into Frazelle's
property to- within about 50 feet of
the north boundary. His lot and one
.half total 225 feet in width.
The ditch in question was used to
I drain the farm land prior to the
There has been considerable talk
about the two points on which the
request was rejected. The first
one, stating that the Dunn request
for tile assistance for drainage was
on someone else's property has been
talked a great deal among farmers
in this area. Some think this has Brinson, ASC Field Supervisors;
been done in the past. land Penney.
Twenty Warsaw Boy Scouts Receive
Advancement, Wallace Court Of Honor
Rofarians Entertain 29 Boy Scouts !
At the Court of Honor, held in Many of the parents and friends
the Wallace High School" Thursday of the Scouts went along to see
night, twenty boys of Troop No. 20 these honors presented the boys,
of Warsaw received advancement. I
Those attaining Tenderfoot Award ' The Warsaw Rotary Club was
were Neal Mitchell, Benny Dunn, host Thursday at noon to the. 29
Jimmy Strickland, Billy Vann, Al- members of Scout Troop 20 of War-
len Fountain, Dwight Smith and
Those receiving 2nd Class were
Johnny Pat Harmon, Jimmy Bo
yette, Bobby Best, Joe Edwards and
Those receiving Merit Badges
were Charles Lockamy, Mac Mc
Neil, Fred Baars, Colon Quinn, Mic
ky Askew, Allen Wahab, Bill Strau
ghan and Walker Stevens.
Bill Straughan received his Life
Award and Walker Stevens h.is Sil
ver Palm Award. Walker has been
awarded a total of 56 Merit Badg
es. Johnny Pat Harmon and Jimmy
Boyette were presented with their
Den Chief Cord.
Beulaville National Guard Annual
Inspection Held; Report 'Excellent'
Battery B. 150th AAA. Bn., "Gun ,
M.M. 01 ueuiavine, neia uieir an
nual armory inspection January 12,
1956. Inspecting officer Msjor Wil
liam B. Aycock, acting assistant
Army Inspector General. The unit
received the grade of "Excellent"
for the year.
At th present time 67 men and
two officers make up the unit which
is coo nera tins' with the Adjutant
general in a recruiting drive Feb. 29
This is in cooperation with the
nation wide campaign for National to discuss nitrogen solutions for
Guardsmen. Open house will be .small grain, corn, and other crops,
held all day and all visitors are weL.1 The first meeting will be held
come to come and inspect the Ar- 'at Ur.00 a.m. on Eugene Carlton's
Captain Richard S. Bostic, Com
mander in receiving the grade for
the past year, is well pleased with
the unit and hopes tp reach the
authorized strength of 108 men in
the future.? ; c.;,,.-i-:
Raleigh' The Motor Vehicles
Departmenrt summary of traffic
asains wroiign to aun, res. IK
'r'VV ''.'. -,'r". .
PRICE TEN CENTS
In regards to work beginning .pri
or to application, Dunn said today
that he first intended to clean out
the ditch and had moved a ditch
cleaning machine Into the area and
had started cleaning the ditch. It
was then decided that he could get
better drainage by tiling. He said
that he stopped work and then
made application for assistance.
The tile was laid last year, ac
cording to Dunn, and the project
did have the approval of Penney
and he thought everything was in
Penney was in Raleigh and could
not be reached for a comment con
cerning the dates of application and
surveying of the line and request
The Wallace Enterprise in com
menting on the story quotes Chair
man Blanchard as sayipg, "you can ,
stand on the scene and tell a lot bet
ter whether you think this project
was primarily to drain farm land or
primarily to drain residential lots."
Without quotation . the Enterprise
added, "He conceded that it actually
When Blanchard was asked if this
did not leave the impression that
the drainage project was for the
lots, he replied, "No comment"
When Blanchard was asked if the
ASC had received request at any
time concerning the project before
it was started, he replied that "the
committee, after investigating, has
said that it had."
When asked if the tile laid had
not been placed in the ditch which
had been used to drain the land
for several years, Blanchard re
plied "No Comment.
The Times also asked tne AS.
chairman if the ditch, although ex
tending on someone else's property
was not a natural drainage ditch for
the farm land, he replied, "No Com
ment." He also advised that he could not
give out information concerning
dates concerning when the project
was started and any other infor
The present Duplin County ASC,
committee I composeo tMancin-
Urd, Thdfr Barrel! and Gordon
the investigation and measuring on
the spot this week.
Also present when the check was
made were Ed Simpson, assistant
County Farm Agent; C C. Hester,
one ot tne property owners in-
volved: Elasco Blanchard and Jack
A verv delicious chicken dinner
was served and their club 1956 reg
istration cards for each boy was
presented by the Scoutmaster, Dr.
Dr. Ausley introduced Mr. Joe
Brown, Field Scout executive of
Duplin and Sampson County who
gave the troop charter to Dr. Ewers
Mr. Brown spoke, telling the im
portance of adult leadership In the
planning of a program for boys.
Dr. Ausley thanked the club for
the boys, the excellent dinner and
the new equipment, recently given
Nitrogen Talks; I
Be Given Tuesday
Two meetings will be held on
Tuesday, February 21, to discuss the
use of nitrogen solutions on small
grans. Dr. E. R Collins, Extension
Agronomy Specialist from State
College, will be at these meetings
farm one mile west of Carlton's
Cross roads between Warsaw and '
The second meeting will be held
S)t 8:00 p.m. at Summerlin Cross,
roads:-. Applicators tor applying the)
solution to Small grain and anpii-.
cators for use on' row crops will be
demonstrated. This is- the! first. .
year that nitrogen solution h'voi
been- available c to farmers in thisK .
area. All farmers who would-like
to get mori information on nitrogen
solutions should attend these dej .
monstrstions. ' . r r
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Killed thU year: 106. , ':
KiUed to date test year: IW'.'M'i
U safety is worth a Ufa, drive arid' 5
walk carefully! r , , k ....