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fOLUBIE xxxvm, NO. 19
RAEVOID^ N. C, THURSDAY, OCT. % 1942
The Hoke Comitr •lomnU^ Statowai VM
f 11 KiUed, 18 Hurt in
Taidcer • ^ Wreck
Nordi of Lnnibalon
eleven persons lost their lives and
at least* 18 others were injured in a
gasoline tanker-Queen City bus col
lision early last Saturday morning,
Oct 3. The accident occurred 16
miles no^th of I^imberton near St
Paul’s on U. S. 801 at ^ut 5^ a. xn.
sideswip^ a wagon,
part way across the road,
i into the capacity-loaded
bmpiiMiii was headed south. The
was immediately set afire
Sion. Smoke billowed into
the air for hxmdreds of feet.
-Identification of-those losing thdir
lives impossible because of the
intense heat of the pyre. A mother
and small cihild were telieved to have
been among the victims of the crash.
The ^iver of the tanker waa se-
Wely burned and is a patient in a
^dumberton hospital. He made the
^ffattement that he drove up behind
!tte wagon and because it was not
J^ted he did not see it in time to
> Miop. S^pvej^ing to the left to avoid
hitting ^ wagon, loaded with cotton,
he crashed into the bus. The driver
of the wagon, a negro, was only
Th? injured pei^ns‘'were carried to
Luipl^rton hospitals for treatment.
Re^. /. Reamy
Remgns at MinUier
The Rev. J. E. Reamy, pastor pf the
local Baptist church for toe. past
several ydars, annotmeed his resigna
tion; to tois Church oh top fourth
Sunday in September. Mr. Reamy
has also been pastor of toe Baptist
church in Wagram, and he announced
his resignation toe preceding Sunday.
Mr. Reamy will be missed on leav
ing Ra'cford as he has been noted
for his line sermons and spiritual
leadership. He has not statedf where
his next itoarge will'be, altoou|dx
he made it known that there are
Mr. Reamy stated that until he
leaves, which will be Dec. 31 of this
year, he will preach in Rennert on
the Riird Sunday afternoon of each
month and continues to hold -his rdf.
ulaS* services in Raeford and Wagram.
Coop Nov. 4
.^minted to Name New
Board of Directors
Sugar xmd Tires
Dealers who were granted an in
crease in inventory of sugar during
catiTiing season, are asked to surrend.
er stamps or certificates equal to toe
allowance made. The Washington
office has advised tois must be done
on or belove November 1st. 1942.
Anyone who has canning sugar
left on hand, may surrender stamps
from their rationing books in the
amount of the sugar on hand. If toe
sugar exceeds the value of current
ration ing stamps, they may surrender
their books to toe local board to be
held until top' value of rationing
stamps exceeds toe amount of sugar
left on hand.
Tire quota for October is as follows:
Passenger ajars-df^ tu|e8-4-Grade
2-7 tubes 17-recapps-19; trucks,
busses etc, new tires-8, tubes, 10-re-
capps, 11. Quota tor Sept, was as
follows: Passenger cars^ new tires 2,
Grade 11, tubes 17, recapps SO; trucks,
etc. new tires-12, tubes 13, recaps
Unfilled tire and tube applications
for Sept.: passenger car, new tires 2,
tubes 47, recapps 88: trucks etc, new
tires 14, tubes 20, recapps 18.
ment, including a
a retafl value of
been removed frol
an amendment to
forwiatiori' fefeeiv^-r ^
, ,USDA War Board, wiffi
at State College. '
i The new amendment, which be
came ^.effective Oct. 1, also removed
, hay press^ from Class B, making
dear ^at hay pressers qome under
toe classification of hay balers and
are in Class A.
Providing a retail price classifica
tion for smaller and less scarce ar-
'Vticles, it was explained, will save
farmers the necessity of msktog clas-
sificatim of need to dvstor^ when
purchasing these items. '
The farm machinery rationing or
der became effective Sepf. 17,;jsp4.
placed all farm madiinqg|M|fId equip
ment in three general classifications
Those ^icles in Class ^ be pold
only uxKm presentation
cate from the county farm maehhieiy
rationing board; those in Class B
Inay be sold^ Upon certification by
toe farmer tb the dealer that .toe
item is esseriiial to production; and
'C may be sold with-
W. K. Culbreth of Route 4, Lum-
berton, was named chairman of the
nominating committee which is to
suggest directors for thie Lumbee
River Electric Membership Corpora
tion to the annual meeting of mem
bers of the corporation to be held in
Raeford on Nov. 4th.
Mr. Culbreth has calkd a meeting
of the committee to be held in the
office of the corporation at Raeford
on Oct. \2, at 8 p. rn.
Tho^ composing the committee
are; ]\^r. Culbreth, D. E. Canady, R-2,
E * ~ irkton, Lonnie P. Smith, R-1, Max-
n; Mrs. C. P.' Nunnemaker, R-3,
sd. Springs; D. H. WUkerson, R-3,
ton;^j,^ex I#., McIntyre,^ Laiirin-
Parker, R-2, Raeford; A. J,
Cooke, R-3, Fayetteville; W. H. Mc-
Cormic, Rowland, and Mrs. J. A.
Roper, R-2, Maxton. . .
They will bring their report before
the members attending the Unnual
meeting which is to be held in the
Hoke County Court House at Raeford.
i» UI|lasss' C
As provid‘|d in the original order,
jtioning b(trds have been set up
iflf each c^nty, composed of the
Aairman of the County AAA Com-
mitee, who serves as chairman, and
two farmers selected by the County
USDA War Board. Two alternates
These committees, the War Board
said, vrore named to serve until Nov.
1 when a permanent farm machinery
rationiug plan will go into, effect.
y 4 High Point Minister Is
Speaker, at Congregatiotaal Dinner
At Presbyterian Church
Ten Home Demonstration Clubs
met in Hoke County in September.
The attendance was 127. The major
project was “Planning Your Time
for Victory.” New officers were
elected in the clubs.
The Home Agent spent from Sept.
1st through the 5th at White Lake
where she attended a conference for
Farm arid Home Agents of 'the South
eastern District. . .
The Wayside Club served toe Raer
ford'Ifiwanijs Club on the evening
of Sept. 10,
- The Raedeen Club gave a pamty fOY
Sk Ra.ul»i7|-fjjQj#;jjrides who TVere^nBcentlJt mar
ried. The party was given at the
home of Miss Irene Downer, Rae
deen club president.
Sixty seven Red Cross blouses were
completed and returned to toe Home
Agent’s Office during toe month.
A' group of Home Demonstration
Club memb^s served as Chaperones
for toe USO Dance for soldiers at the
Raeford Armoiy on the eventing of
The Home Agent served as chair
man of the refreshment committee
for four USO dances for soldiers dur.
ing the month.
Fifty-cme librwy books were
check^ to women at club meetings.
The Home Agjmt attended meetings
of tore Hdke' County Library Board'
and the County USO..Comihittee.
JOSEPHINE HALL, Home Agent
Three colored women of Hoke
county were convicted of shoplifting
from local drygoods stores in Record
er’s court this week. Dorothy Mc
Cullough and Sarah .Tane Moore were
each convicted on two counts and
Marie Johnson was convicted on three
counts. These women had been pil
fering dresses,etc., from Collins De
partment Store, Israel Mann, and
Baucom’s Cash Store, flach was sent
enced on each count to six months in
jail, sentences to be suspended on
payment of the costs, and fine of 9%
and good behavior for twelve montos
in each case. To date none has paid.
Willie Lee McCall and Tom Smith
were convicted of stealing fCed from
Upchurch Milling and Storage Co.
and each pled guilty. Sentences were
four and six months, to be suspended
on payment of fines of $25 and the
Elwood Stafford, Ridhard Love,
JohnWitaker, Wylie Perkins, Frank
Morton, Marvin Almond, Buddie
Wallace and R. J. Kirkpatrick were
convicted of being drunk and dis
orderly and paid the costs. C. H.
Brown paid the costs on a charge of
violating the prohibition, Eugene
Walters pled guilty to speeding and
paid the costs.
. Thomas Ferguson was convicted of
violating the prohibition law and pf
driving a car under the influence of
liquor. In the first case he paid the
costs and in the second a fine rif $50
and the costs.
Parnell Lpeklear was convicted of
violating the prohibition lay and of
operating a still. Officers Wright and
Sanders apprehendedi the culprit and
he,.-wasi.sentenced to tlurty and sixty
days,* sentences to'^lje’Suspended on
parent of the costs and the still fee
pf ‘$20.^’ He was also convicted of
violating the road law, sentence thirty
days-suspended ont payment of , the
costs. Needless to say Officers wright
and Sanders were smoking cigars
The state took o iron-pros in the
case of Maggie Lee Bostick, charge
Riyqn McBryde in
Ryan.;McBryde, member of toe N.
C. Gi^dget Commission, is spending
seveinl d^.r.in Raleigh where toe
commissidhjfs hearing final appeals
from variob^. state, government age
ncies for money a^tments to hr,/
sidered iri toe tai^ill by the
a tore which meets ^ in Janu.—'
Gov. J. M. BrooghteB. 1
Gen. J. T. Kennedy and ;
The annual banquet of 1 Charles
Hall Post of the American Legion,
which is opened to the pt^lic
year for toe first time, is ^expeetedf'’
to draw many renresentati'yes
near by towns here'Friday night; dt
was stated yesterday by Clfiarles 15;
Leigh, commander of the po^ tt
Delegations from Maxton, Lumber
ton, St. Paul’s, Raeford, Fayetteville,
Fairmont, Rowland, Dunn, Sn PiRtieW
and Clinton representing thfeJ. legion
posts in those towns are expetfcted toj
attend, it«Was said. The dinriftpr will
(toe hold in the dinftngj roocl^p
Flora Macdonald Cottage. j r
^due or accrued $ 1,026.55
accrued $ 35,263.27
/ill I-valiums received, $ 40,265.00
otf li^pPaid ... $ 2,792.00
w. F. BROADWELL
Maj. Cooper, divisional chaplain
of toe 2nd Armored Division, was
guest speaker of the Kiwanis Club
Thursday* evening. He made a foree-S congregetiim. l K. A,
fill talk *on the soldier and his t»-
ligioua life. Mai. Cooper sas^ he is
a Baptist”) and hia talk
•npjlpii^ht into the wonderful
Aojoeo by; toe chaplains among-toe
Rev. O. C. Williamson, pastor of
the First Presbyterian Church of High
Point, speaking at/a congregational
dinner given Friday evening told
members of the Raeford Presbyterian
Church that they were being asked
only to do their duty in the program
for United Religious Education Ad'
Dr. Williamson pointed out that the
program sponsored by the churches
of the United States asked the mem
bers only to be loyal members of the
church. As parents, as church off
icers, as Sunday school teachers and
leaders, and as plain church members,
each loyal Christian, he said, had a
direct responsibility in advancing the
church into new areas of'service and
in spreading - toe joys of Christian
; Before Dr. Williamson’s address the
dinner was served in the undercroft
of toe diurch to a large number of
The ingathering of the Raeford Bap
tist Church will be held next Wed
nesday, October 14. The public is
invited to eat dinner on the church j
lawn. The dinner of barbecue and|
chicken salad wiU be-xerved beginning
at 12:00 noon. It is expected that a
large.'variety of farm produce and
hand Ttrork will be available for auct
Tuesday aftehioon la^e, H. R. Mc
Lean, county gan*e pro^ctor, checked
a caretaker of optSi^^c^the deer himt-
ing clubs who had left a doe deer
a few paces back.. Due to darlmpcs
and the distance to his car she was
left in the wqdda ^, ;,^V-:naght.
the job burying tiiA
irig this he decided ^'iiSpUld make
known the contents for
toe benefit of the cli
to warn others. ^ ' • -j)/)'-;. ■ *r
With a sheet of pri^r ahiTa split
corn stalk as a marker, these words
“Dead doe. Buried by Coiliify Gsme
I am here through no foul pi- my
own. * ,
The hunter didn’t wait;-JW,'Pff*if I
had horns. iS?;> ■(
Regardlesss of what you j^^hi^Say,
The State of North Carolina says he
The following .
Fort Bragg last hr. Raleigh, N.C.
County for examine
duction Center there.
William Judson Coate-
officers’ candidate. Pearl Greetihe
la Locklear, Organ Barton, Sq
Archie Maxwell, Joseph Fulford h
Millan, Rodney Locklear, Jr., Dar.
iel Robert Culbreth, Howard Jessie
Taylor. Burian ParmK Peter PiCTce,
Walter Hartwell Cufbfbto,'“Cto"uJe
James Leroy McPhaul, Irvin Ray
mond Currie, Wilton Bryant, Jay
20^4 Wood, Mur^e Locklear, Lewis
Fletcher Oldham, Harrison Lee Mil
ler, James Dougl^ McNeill, John D.
Strider, Melvin Wesley Ashburn, Jes-
.tj.$ie James Butlor, and Spracer B.
>ij These mei voluteered for service
tois week in various brandies of toe
services: Jdm Duncan MdleiU, James
N* Maxwell, Albert Edward Smook
npd Waldorf Stanley Crawley.
careless matches aid the Axis
To Fmd Work^.
Police Chief at Asheboro
Gives Warning; Loafers
Face Term on Roods
Asheboro, Oct. 7—Chief of Police
Pearl F. Miller today issued warning
to all vagrants here to the effect that
they would either get a steady, useful
job here, become a part of the defense
industry, go to the artny or they
would surely land on the roads for
Unde Sam needs brass! You con
supply tois by saving empty gua
shiellB. We have a war to win and
•if we expect to do this and get
gim shells another season, we must
do our part. The County Game Pro
tector or any of the license agents will
be glad to receive the shells and see
that they get to the proper places.
Uncle Sam needs men! We have
hundreds of men maneuvering in and
around deer hunting areas along toe
Fort Bragg Reservation, and we
should be very careful with our guns
while hunting in this territory. Hunt
ers should stand with their backs to
the Reservation, see that no one is
Mcdonald was in charge of . the com
mittee on /arrangetoents and ^ohn A.
McGoogan t was dtaionalt')of the
rrt, ' within range of their guns before
The warning came after the police' f;-;-,- __j „ t. * •
- * “ring and m no case shoot m the
direction of soldiers. Carelessness on
our part can close these areas for
the duration. Let’s be careful.
H. R. McUlAN,
County Game Protector
Preach Here Saiulay
Dr. Fairley of Valdeee, N. C.,
will preach in the Itoefoid, Pres
byterian chunto next Sunday mov
ing at ll ,o'cloc,k it has been announ
Dr. Fairley is-a former pastor of toe
RaefiHtt church,who resigned toe
pastorate here-in 1940 after serving
toe local congregation for 15 years.
He is now pastor of toe Presbyterian
church in Valdese, N. C.
It is^expected that a large crowd
of local Presbyterians together with
many other friends of toe former
Raeford pastor will be on hand to
nlKMr niHEST FIRM I
Fires oh farms take approximately 3,500 lives and d^troy
about $100,000,000 worth 6f property each yeadr,- says
R. W. Grapher, Extension Forester of N./C. SjUite Col
lege. He urges that rural people and hunters who fre
quent ^the woods ^ani4 that auto drivers who smoke be
c8relul with dieir matches. ,“We cannot spare thejman-
power or the timbe»this year,” he said, “because all l^anan
and fore^ resources are needed to win the fight for
freedom against the Axis' eoemies. A ^arette butt, a
lighted match, oi: a Soldering campfiK may aifl die
chief arrested two negroes yesterday
morning but later released them with
the understanding they would have
work by the first of the week.
Chief Miller said he had a list of
all known vagrants, both white and
colored men, who were able-bodied
but unemployed, and that unless those
persons accepted one of toe three
alternatives, they would be sent to
U. S. Army Camp
Washington, Oct 7—War projects
were dropped into toe laps of North
.Carolinians today at a rapid rate.
Senators Bailey and Reymdds and
Congressman William O. Burgin of
toe eighth district were earhr today
authorized to make toe long delayed
announcement that a new army can
tonment would be placed near Hoff
man, RichmMid County, at a coat in
excess of $5,000,000.
It was stated that this would be
an airborne training camp anH the
architectural work has been Awarded
the Southern Mapping and Engineer,
ing Co. of Greensboro.
It has been known here for toe last
10 days that t|us.camp would go to
toe Hoffman area birt it was not
until today that the Office of Censor
ship lifted the ban and permitted
The Park]er\s Methodist Chunfi
will have its annual “Ingathering”
Thursday, Oct. 22. Service at tiie
diurdi at 11:00 A. M. that day, din
ner from 12 to 2 o’clock, with sale of
f^ produce and needle work to toL
I^ R. L. Miirry and A L. O'Briant
atfmidcd a Medical meeting of Din*
trict no. 5 at Fort Bragg last Thtati-
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