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VOLUME XXX No. 3 KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 17,1963 P?u?? Jti+fSF*
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Memberships tnd As 01 Ntar
It is advised that the Board of]
Directors of the Duplin County Club,
inc., has determined that the best
interest of the club will be served
if charter memberships be termin
ated as of the first day of March
After the above date a resident
membership shall be issued upon
acceptance of application and pay
ment of an initiation fee in the sun
of $250.00 dollars.
An advance of $50.00 dollars upon
initiation fee prior to the above
date will serve to reserve a resid
ent membership at the present ini
tiation fee of $2)0.00 dollars. Reser
ved memberships must be fully
paid on or before the first day of
June 1983, otherwise all advances
on initiation fees theron shall be
The following is a list of the club
memberships as of this date: Dr.
ft 8. Kornegay, W. J. Taylor, L.
P. McCullen, Nelson Carlten. Earl
Huie, Ward Carlton, Bert Alexan
der, C. D. McCullen, N. JP. Mc
Colman, F. F. Oakley. Melvin Pope,
William Igoe, A. W. McNeil, Frank
Steed, R. D. Johnson, Jr., Bennie
Wilson, Hugh Carlton, A. J. Jenkins,
Jr., A. J. Jenkins, Sr., Hortense
Hasty, J. P. Smith, 0. P. Johnson,
Gerald Quinn, Dr. 0. S. Matthews,
Dr. J. M. Kornegay, Charlie Mil
ler, D. H. Carlton, H. B. McNeil.
John Fonvielle, Mcsley Phillips, S.
W. Marriner, Harold Precythe, Her
bert Smith, Elbert Mathis, S. E.
Godwin, Earl Hatcher, R. H. Best,
Amos Brinson, James F. Strickland.
George H. Best, Norman W. Jones,
George H. Cates, H. C. McCullen,
A1 Smith, D. J. Rivenbark, Ruth
Grady, B. C. Sheffield, Phil Kret
sch, Bill Helton, Paul Britt, James
Miles, William Simpson, Roy Bar
wick, C. J. Herring, Ervin Dobson,
Raymond Rivenbark, Myra West,
Dr. Matt Ausley, BiU Boyette, Mil
ford Quinn, I. J. Quinn. Walter
Mangum. William Craft, Richard
Williams, Woodrow Blackburn A.
P. Cates, jL C. Thompson. E. L.
Boyette, J,..|. Smith, Charlie Thorn
as. Wiley Booth, Hubert Phillips. F.
W. McGowen, John Hall, R. D. Pre
cythe, Joe Costin, Elwood Revel!e.
Paul Kitchin, C. P. ElUs. J. E.
Strickland, Richard Bennett, Paul
Potter, E. C. Wray, Jimmy Creech,
J. W. KUpatrick, Avon SMrp, Har
old Dunn, Allen Dunn, Allen Hol
mes, L. B. Huie, Hendy L. Stevens
III oJe West, Glenn Rasmussen, Al
bine English, Waller West, Nick
Duplin Has lmFatality Near Magnolia
Sfcplin County's second traffic
ferity of the year occurrwj Mon
day near Magntfia.
Loon Robinson. 54-year ol4 Negro
Of Clinton, Route *4 was apparent
ly killed instantly when he was
thrown from his cor and pinned
under it, according to Vighw?|r Pa
trolman Lonnie C. Jackson.
nnpPcltcu r: wk tn6
Uac toward Waycrosy andfrfWetT
. to stop for a stop sign, affording
to Patrolman Jacksonf, when a pick
up truck struck hia^ar jjkVthe left
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Hie firemen of the KenJinsville
Fife Dept. Inc., will sponsor a pig
bar-b-que to raise funds for need
ed equipment for the firtf and res
cue trucks. The supper will be held
at the Kenansville School Lunch
room on Friday night, January 25,
1968, beginning at 5:50. Tickets are
on sale by each fireman and at
Stephens Hardware, B4B Esso Ser
vicenter, and C. E. Quinn Co.
If someone would be willing to
donate a pig, please contact the
Fire Department at any time. This
benefit will prove helpful in many
ways to all of the citizens of our
area. For Fire or Rescue Telephone
The pickM^was a last Ford trav
eling aart toward Magnolia and
was driven J)r Irvin Daniel Peter
son, X yearmold white farmer cf
Boute J, Garland In the car with
Peterson woaraillinm Thomas Par
ker, coloreuM Route i Garland.
Peterson wl apparently uninjur
ed. Parked 'suffered minor injur
ies, according to the Piftrolman. :
Damages to the track were esti
mated "kr itsor The authmdwie was
a complete loss.
Patrolman Jackson states no cha
W wilj b? preferred.
An important meeting has been
called by the N. C. Poultry Council
for Tuesday morning, January 22.
The purpose of the meeting is to
study the factors affecting thfe Nor
th Carolina egg price structure and
its significance to the income Of egg
producers in this state.
The meeting will be held in the
Board Room, Agriculture Building,
Snodie Wilson, associate agricul
tural extension agent, urges all egg
producers and packers in the coun
ty to attend this meeting. Anyone
who does not have a way to go may
contact Wilson in Kenansville or
Henry Rivenbark in Wallace and a
way of getting to Raleigh will be
Cordell Johnson Elected
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Lab Teehncian Of Year
Everett Cordell Johnson, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Johnson of
Kenansville was recently elected
"Laboratory Technician of the
Year" by the State Society of Medi
cal Technology, which held its
meeting in Asheville.
;Cordell was born in Magnolia, on
SMpipber 16. 193# where he spent
his .early childhood. His mother is
the farmer Margaret Gaylttr of
His parents moved to Wallace
where they lived for several years
before coming to Kenansvilie 14
years ago. Here Cordell attended
the Kenansvilie Schools and gradu
ated with the class of 1W4. He later
went to Asheville, N. C., to the Dell
School of Medical Technology.
After his graduation there be
Worked for a year or more at the
John Umstead Hospital, Butner, N.
C. He left Butner to serve for a
while with the U. S. -Marine Corps
returning to Kenansvilie in 1960 to
work in the Duplin General Hospital
where he is Chief Laboratory Tech
He is a member of the American
Medical Technologists, a member of
the N. C. State Society of American
Technologists, was vice president
of the State Society for 1982, elect
ed V. P. for 1963, but became presi
dent at the death of R. V. Harvey
of Butner, N. C on December 23,
Presently Mr. Johnson is vice
president of the Kenansvilie Jay
cees. He is also a member of St.
John's Masonic Lodge of Kenans
vilie. He is a member of the Ken
bansville Methodist Church and ser
ved as president of the M. Y. F.
All in all he leads a very busy life
not only when on duty at the local
hospital but on his days ind hours
) naidmaiii nnrl
Our Duplin Times this week is
dedicated to the new East Duplin
Consolidated sHigh School serve
Chinquapin, BeulavQle and B. F.
Grady Communities. And to all of
you I would like to express a per
sonal invitation along with Prin
cipal Pruit and the faculty to at
tend Open House on Sunday after
noon from 2:00 on.
Yfey will not believe what you -:ee.
The other consolidated schools in
the county are fine, but 1 do not
believe we have another in the
county to equal this one.
I think this lbs been one of the
most enjoyable assignments thai
I have had since being in newspap
er wartf. I Hafor enJ&jred-*ev*ry mite
ute of it. When you get into a ne .vs
story, and every whefe you turn,
every one you meet is filled to the
brim with enthusiasm, if boosts
your spirits to the bursting point.
In eur work on this issue we have
talked to merchants, farmers, tea
chers, pupils, parents, principals
and superintendents, and every
where the feeling of pride is bulg
Congratulations to these commu
Was talking with Snodie Wilson,
president of the Lion's Club, this
morning, and Snodie is enthusiastic
too. As you know the Lion's of Ken
ansville sponsor the Boy Scouts,
and for the past couple of years
the Scouts have not been active in
town. Snodie informs me that Mr.
Bob Hughes, a new comer to Ken
arsville, has agreed to be Scout
Kaster, and four other able bodied
men are to be his assistants. Wo
shall have a complete story on the
Kenansville, in days past, has had
a most active Scout organization,
and has seen some wonderful re
suits from the Scout work. Wallace
and Warsaw and several othei
towns in the county have active
Scout troops and have done a won
derful job. '
It looks as though we have missed
our snow! I have certainly heard
various comments on the situation,
pro and con.
INCOME TAX CI4ASSES
A class on farmer's Income Tai
reports is being conducted eact
Monday and Tuesday nights by Bil
Boyette. The class is held at th<
James Kenan High School from 7:01
until 9:30 P. M. Classes for men an
held on Monday nights and for wo
men on Tuesday nights.
Lucile Maria Dew, a sophomori
English major from Delway, is tlx
Queen in the annual Musical "Onci
Upon a Mattress' at East Carolim
College. The musical comedy wil
be presented in McGinnis Theate
on February 2-5 at 8 p. m.
SUunoot Elected Secretary
W. G. Simmons of Afcertson ha
been elected secretary of the Anl
mal Science Club for the sprinj
semester at North Carolina Stat
Simtr ins l? ill* qnn M in.
Open House For NewEast Duplin High School Sunday
Sunday, January 20, 1903, will be J
a day long remembered in the his
tory of Duplin County. It is the day
selected for Open House at the new
and ultra-modern high school near
Beulaville which brings together in
consolidation the high school stud
ents of three schools ? Beulaville
High, Chinquapin High, and B. F.
Grady High. Open House ceremon
ies will begin at 2:00 p. m. and con
tinue throughout the afternoon.
Guided tours will be conducted
by seniors and faculty members.
All who have an interest directly
and indirectly are invited to attend
and see the multi-thousand dollar
plant that is geared in every detail
for education at its' best.
Ample parking area in front of
the school has been provided for
any kind of occasion, no matter
how large. The BeulaviUe Jaycees
will handle parking. Refreshments
will be served In the lunch room for
all who come.
It is hoped that people from all
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Trio Arrested For Bogus Checks;
Couple Caught In Mount Olive
Raymond Raynor of Lyman and
Wilmington, Billy Manuel of Wal
lace, and Bonnie Blue Smith of Wil
mington have been arrested for pat
sing bogus checks, according to of
Bonnie Blue Smith was caught
last Thursday and released under
*3000. bond. The two men are still
in jail under 1500, bond.
Snyder Dempsey and Jack Albert
: son went to Charleston, S. C. last
Saturday and got Raygiond-Ray
was being field fbeflFSTy
The three were caught on several
counts of giving worthless checks
ranging over a large territory in
cluding Duplin, New Hanover and
Onslow Counties. Forgery was in
volved in the deal, also, according
The bogus check passing was evi
dent in the county before Christmas
and Billy Manuel was placed in
custory then. Bonine Blue Smith and
Raymond ftaynor evaded officers
at that ti~jA>, Manuel is due for trial
WtihgThe .January term of> Super
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On Sunday a Faison Negro wan
ted by Duplin law authorities in
connection with passing of a series
of forged checks was arrested in
Mount Olive. The man was identi
fied as Edgar Thomas Carlton, col
ored, of Warsaw about 26. Carlton
was turned over to Deputy Sheriff
Rodney Thigpen and Sheriff El
According to officers the method
of operation was for a female ac
complice Martha ^nn Carjtpn. his*
Wife,' to inake purchases and pre
sent the checks in payment, if the
check was refused, the woman
would leave the store. Checks ran
ged in amount from $75 to $125 and
some were written on the account
of J. C. Precythe of Faison, others
on Z. J. Carter Co. of Wallace and
others on Western Auto Associate
Carlton was caught by Mt. Olive
police at a service station after he
had tried to cash a check at the
I. P. Price Grocery store on Sun
Edgar Thomas Carlton and Mar
tha Ann Carlton were tried before
Mayor Ed Strickland of Warsaw
and bound over to court.
WHAT STEP NEXT DUPLIN?
A meeting has been called for Thursday night,
January 31 to discuss the economic problems of Dup
lin County. The meeting will be held at 8:00 in the
County Courtroom in Kenansville.
Realizing the needs of Duplin County and facing
the problems squarly, a group of interested business
; and agricultural leaders and the County Commission
ers of Duplin got together in December and organized
a temporary committee to arrange an open meeting for
the purpose of organizing a development group for the
county. Gerald Carr of Rose Hill was elected tempor
ary chairman and appointed committees to arrange thisi
The group of business and agricultural leaders of
? Duplin County who voted to form a development or
ganization were influenced by the following facts:
Duplin County's average income is very near the
bottom among counties of North Carolina. An the state
[ income is also near the bottom for the county, Duplin
r is not keeping up with the rest of the country.
They further discovered that Duplin is not grow
ing at a normal rate. Records show that Duplin has lost
I several hundred people during the last ten year
i especially the young peopl. A lot of the loss came in the
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Robert C. Quinn Installed Master
Warsaw Lodge No. 677; Bunce Is Speaker
Robert C. Quinn was installed as
Worshipful Master of Warsaw
Lodge No. 677 on Tuesday evening.
Other officers installed were Jose
t ph L. Cost in, Senior Warden; John
i L. Powell, Jr.. Junior Warden;
I James F. Strickland, Treasurer;
i Quincy J. Sutton, Sr., Secretary;
1 Forrest L. Martin, Senior Deacon;
> Bradley D. Katz, Junior Deacon;
- Earl C. Davis, Senoir Steward;
James T. Lane. Junior Steward;
Claud H. Powell, Tyler; and Ross
F. Wadkins, Chaplain. Officers
were Installed at the Masonic Tem
> pie in Warsaw.
t Arthur Apple of Wallace was in
t stalling officer and installing Mar
i shall was Past Master, Dr. H. W.
1 Colwell of Wallace. The Masons ob
r served annual Ladies' night and In
stallation of officers on the same
Francis F. Oakley, Past Master,
introduced the guest speaker tor
s the evening. James Bunce of Ken
i- ansville. Bunce gave an Inspiring
I talk an Masonry, pointing out the
e characteristics of a good Mason
Following the installation of of.
1 fleers, the presentation of the Past
A. iF. Gibson of the Johnson Baptist
Church, was followed by a delicious
baked ham dinner served by the
Eastern Star Chapter of Warsaw.
Cecil A. Bostic, Retiring Master,
gave a cordial welcome to the Lad
ies and other distinguished guests
Q. J. Sutton read the names and
death of deceased Msaons at the
Memorial Service. Rev. D. E. Par
kerson led the group in prayer.
The benediction was rendered by
Reverend Norman H. Flowers.
Scovell Is New
The Diiplin County Welfare De
partment has a new worker. He is
E. CV Scovell,. public welfare work
er number one. Mr. Scovell is a gra
duate of the University of Pennsyl
vania in Philadelphia. Until he ac
quired the Job with Duplin County
Welfare, he was employed with the
radio station in Goldsboro.
|Chosen For State
Phil Kretseh, Duplin County Key
Banker, has announced that Robert
Ray Thomas, Beulaville, N. C. and
H. L. Sanderson, Jr., Magnolia, N.
C. have been selected to attend the
Short Course In Modern Farming
at Raleigh, N. C. from January 28
to February 8.
This Short Course is sponsored by
N. C. Bankers Association and Nor
th Carolina State College. The
Banks of Duplin County are paying
the expenses for these two young
farmers to attend this short course.
Instructions will be given at State
College on Poultry, Marketing,
Field Crops, Farm Planning, Food
Processing, Soils and Fertilizers,
Insect and Disease Control, Fruits
and Veegtables, Wildlife Manage
ment, Farm Mechanisation, Live
stock, and Forestry.
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farmers Urged lo
Allotment for '63
Are you planning to plant at least
79% of your cotton allotment?
Unless you plant as much as 75%
of your allotment each year or re
lease as much as 75% of'your allot
ment each year, you will lost allot
ment for the following year.
Farmers Are Urged To
"Protect Your Cotton , Allotment.
Plant It Or Release It!"
The final date for releaseing cot
ton allotments Is Friday, March 15,
1963. Don't let this date slip your
mind if you do not plan to plant
75% of your 1963 cotton allotment.
If you would like to have some
additional cotton to plant along
with the acreage you now have, you
may request some additional acre
age from the county committee by
ASCS counts office toy oof hitcr
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than h i iri.r. MflTCn 1 1963
Important Meeting January 27 Discuss ]
Provisions of 1963 Feed Grain Program j
A meeting will be held in the
Agricultural Building in Kenansville
on Thursday, January 24, 1963, at
1:30 p. m. to discuss certain provi
sions of the 1963 Feed Grain Pro
gram. Extension Specialist from
State College will be at the meet
ing to give this discussion which
Provisions of the 1963 Feed Grain
Aid to farmers in figuring wheth
er it will pay them to participate.
Effects of past program on feed
Future program possibilities and
The purpose of this meeting is to
supply farmers information that |
will help them in making a deda,
ion whether or not to participate in
the feed program for 1963. All Dup
lin County grain producers and
other interested people are invited
to attend the meeting.
Books Written By
Tfie Duplin Oauqty Library has'
acquired live books by North Caro-_r<
lian's Josephine Daniels, Who reeeffl^
ed international prominence as
editor, author, and politician. He
was owner and editor of the Raleigh
News and Observer until his death
in January, 1M?. Now, his son, Jon
athan, is manager of the paper.
The books received by the library
Tar-Heel Editor - from recon
struction to Democratic victory un
Shirt-Sleeve Diplomat - tells of
Mr. Daniels' duties as Ambassador
Editor in Politics - revealing un
cenosred memories, from Cleveland
to Wilson with pen pictures of na
tional and state leaders.
The Wilson Era - years of peace,
1910 to 1917.
The Wilson Era - years of war
and after, 1917 to 1923.
Donald Ray Bryant, son of Mr.
and Mrs. W. R. Bryant of Faison,
was among the six nominees from
the Morehead Scholarship District
III chosen as finalists in considera
tion for the 1963 Morehead Scholar
ships to the University of North
Carolina. It was announced by Roy
Armstrong, executive secretary of
the John Motley Morehead Founda
tion which awards the scholarships.
The six were chosen on January
12 at Elizabethtown from 25 candi
daets of the 15 counties comprising
Bryant is a student at North Dup
lin High School.
Each of the seven Morehead Sch
olarship Districts in the state choos
es six finalists who will appear for
interviews before the Central Scho
larship Committee ih Chapel Hill
beginning Friday, March 1. A total
of 32 nominees from the 16 private
schools on the Morehead Founda
tion's selected list will also be in
terviewed at this time. Those chosen
by the Central Scholarship Commit
tee will be interviewed by the trus
tees of the Morehead Foundation,
and the final winners will be anno
unced on television in the state on
on n.c. miemwm
RALEIGH - The Motor Vehicles
Department's summary of traffic
deaths through to a. m. Monday,
January M. 1868
Kilted Te Date St
Killed Te Date Last Tear n
The recently organized Falseo
Junior Chamber of Commerce met
Tuesday night. January 15, at the
Faison Presbyterian Church. Preei- '
dent Craven 'Brewer presided.
The principal business of. the |
meeting was adoption of the first
propect of the club. As a commun
ity beautifkation measure it Wps
decided to ordfitamU^JtiogwbSd 1
tree* hi' yards of peopfe .Miftng
llleP^A basketball ^acoe yy plan
forthe tree planting add othet^oass- 1
munity improvement projects -VlM
club will undertake. Final arrange- *'
ments for the game will be anoMU
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James Robert Grady
Mr. James Robert Grady of Rose j
Hill, has recently been appointed! 3
1963 Fund Campaign Manager for \
the Duplin County Chapter Amori- I
can Red Cross, according to Alter- "
ney William C. Blossom of Wallace,
Grady was born on October >1.
1935 at Sarecta near Kenansville,
in Duplin County. He is the aao Of
the late James Marion Grady who
died in 1947 and the late Mh.
Linda Kennedy Grady who died in
1937. After his father's death James
R. Grady- went to live with his pat
ernal grandfather, Mr. Jim Grady. j
He attended the Beulavilte Schools
and graduated there in the class 0(
1953, after which he joined the Beu
laville Unit of the National Guards.
He has served with that unit for
Miss Lethjffarren Thomas of BSU
laville became his bride on Novem
ber to. IMS. They are now Jhe
proud parents of two fine children,
a daughter. Rhonda Leigh Grady,
age four years and a son, James
R. Grady,. Jr. age 16 months.
The Gradys aia Presbyterians ?
and attend!. Wt. Zion Presbyterian 1
Church in Rose Hill. They are alse j
Democrats and Mr. Grady la prs- :
By profession, he is a banker <
having worked at the WaocapiMr. J
Bank and Trust Company at RpM fl
?Hill for seven years where he it t 0
He is a member of the Rose Hill |
Jaycees. ;ind his experience and t
activities in the above matUM#
beneficial to him. TJw Duplin Coun
ty Chapter. American Bed Cross is :?
looking forward to Ms leadership, I
during the , cumin, Ma^MM!