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VOLUME XXX No. 34 KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 29,1963. PBJtafi 52*
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Superior Court Coses TrieeT
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DupHn Superior Court was mov
ing slowly this week, and many of
fee long awaited cases to be tried
hadkaot been in the Court Room
at Unyhtfrne on Wednesday. Some
new. rulings of the Legislature which
were pawed la the last term delay
ed court procedure.
The Smith sisters trial slated for
the week has net been beard yet,
sad it Is rumored that it may be
Cheea disposed of to date were:
Mac? C. Bostic for Disposal of
mortgaged .property was nol pros
James L. v#d?9, tried for worth
leas checks, pay cost.
Goethe W. Marsh, Jrv, spending
65 mph, cost.
Eddie Blackbuth. charged with
secret assault with a deadly weapon
on a female, tbitft his wife, was not
Ml tv touted u,
aoniial state 4-H Electrjc ^Congress
in Charlotte. Hfc'was Duplin?Cbul
tjr*? delegate and won the trip on
dSirhas conducted his project for
three years and for the past two
years, he has been in the County
mm. Award Croup at 4-H Achieve
ment Day. He is also active in Other
4-B worfc. Ray says "I find more
and more that my health and safe
ty projects contribute a great deal
to my Electric Project."
Resides this award, ft* is D?
Ha County's Blue Ribbon Heafth
Kingapd is serving as treasurer to
the Duplin County Council.
State Hospital for observation.
J W. McGee, breaking and enter
ing.' not guilty.
Fred Kelly, larceny of dog. SO
days suspended. $200 fine and cost.
Franklin Stroud, larceny of dog.
90 days suspended, $400 fine and
cost, and pay $100 for dog, killed.
John Edward Farrior, breaking,
entering and larceny, S yrs. in State
Frank Williams, Secret trespass
and assault on female. 19 mos. State
Lenston Williams. Breaking and
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entering in nightime not occupied
at time, 5 yrs. probation, pay Paul
Grady *15.. *250 fine and coat.
Dino Fields, breaking and entering
in nightime not occupied at time,
12 mos suspended and 5 years pro
Viven Jo Hill, larceny of auto, not
Jerry Newman, breaking, entering
and larceny, 80 day suspended, pro
bation 3 years and cost.
Clyde Williams, breaking, entering
and larceny, 12 months in State Pri
Former Electrical Engineer Succumbs
John B. Boney age 78 died in
James Walker Memorial Hoapital in
Wilmington Tuesday Morning, Au
He built the first Electfc Light
Plant in Wallace and operated it
until he sold out to the Tide Water
Power Co. Later he was Manager
for the Tide Water in Wallace and
Warsaw until retiring several years
ago. He had been a Ruling Elder
of the Wallace Presbyterian Church
for the past twenty five years.
Funeral services will be held at
the Wallace Presbyterian Church
Friday at 3 p. m. services to be
conducted by the Rev. James At
wood Pastor. Interment will be in
(He is survived by three daugh
ters, Mrs. Eloise Boney Baird of
Houston, Texas, Mrs. Elver Pant
of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Lardner
C Moore of Osaka, Japan, Two
Sons, Tom of Graham and J. B. Jr.,
of Jacksonville, Fla. Tow sisters.
Mat. Graham Smith of Wallace and
Mrs. ^llen Powers of Hamlet, Two
Brothers, Henry Lee of Selma and
Edgar of Norfolk, Va. Eight Grand
I Lt. Bruce Wor
rell Jr., eon of Mr.
and Mrs. Bruce
Worrell of Golds
boro, N. C., has
Just completed a
years' pilot train
ing at Craig Air
Force Base in Sel
ma. Alabama He
was awarded' his
wings at a ceremo
ny at the Officers
ClUb August 2, 1963. Lt. Worrell was
designated a distinguished gradu
ate from pilot training.
His next assigmnen twill be at
Perrin Air Force Base, Texas where
he will attend 'Fighter Interceptor
Training in the Air Force's super
Lt. Worell was 1962 graduate of'
East Carolina College.
Mrs. Worrell is the former Hya
cinth Ann Herring of Albertaon.
Walter Reed, age 62, colored
male, of Rt. 2, Mt. Olive, was char
ged with the possession of non-tax
Arresting officers were Cordell
Johnson, Glenn Jernigan, E. E.
Proctor and the Duplin County She
Reed is out under $200 bond.
Warsaw Bay Killed In Koto Accident
The ninth Duplin County resident
to die in an auto accident this year
was killed two miles north of Tur
key in Sampson County Saturday
ni0it when his careening auto ran
tfafeugh a atop sign and smashed a
cording to State HighwayPmrol
man <J.W. Laughinghouse. '
BroWn was throws from the vehi
cle before it came to a stop upright
In a ditch, 300 feet frktn the begin
ning of the vehicle's skid marks,
the officer added.
Laughinghouse said Brown's dea
th was the 11th traffic fatality of
the year in Sajnpspn County and the
second (his month.
The patrolmew said'Brpwn's auto,
a 1956-model station wagon, was
hepded east pn thf.ryral paved road
when it came to an intersection,
ran through a stop sign, struck the
small traffic island in the middle
of the junction and then veered to
Alter the driver whipped the auto
back to the left, the .car struck the
power pole, clipping it oil and then
continuing down the highway.
Roger Tucker, a 15-year-old War
saw resident, whs in Ms auto at
the time o! the aftcident, hat was
* Tucker suffered cfo left
dbow and left leg and was treated
and released at the Satftpsofc-Vfem
orial Hospital in IXhtoe.'
Laughinghouse saiS the accident
occurred about 8:10 4 m., but the
wreck was not diacppered until
about 9 p. m.
The officer said the auto was de
clared a total loss with datnage
estimated at $600.
Funeral services were held Tues
day at S p. m. Services were con
ducted fn the Quian-McGowan Fun
eral Chapel by the Rev. Paul Mull,
pastor ol the Calvary Baptist Chu
rch. Burial was in Pinecrest Ceme
He is survived by his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Lester Brown; two sisters
Mrs. Wiibert Wilkins of Warsaw
and Mrs. David Moore of Harrells;
and one brother, Lester Steve
Brown of Honduras.
The second flftuol of Licensed
Practical Nurses will begin on l|km
day, SeptefhtoCr 1/Tbe 'class is un
der the direction pf Mrs. Sue Saun
ders of Rose HiU, ,
The first class'of 13, graduated
the latter part el June. The class
is sponsored by the Industrial ^da
cation Center of Goldsboro in con
junction with the Duplin County
Board of Education and The Duplin
Closed on Monday, September 2,
for the Labor Day Holjday will be
the F. H. A., the A. S. C? and the
Federal Crap Insurance offices.
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ASC Community Committee Nominees Selected
the election of the ASC commun
ity committees for Duplin County
will ho held at community polling
placet from 8:00 a. m. to 6:00 p. m.
on Tuesday, September 17. Ballots
Will he tabulated publicly by the in
cumbent community committee at
the polling places immediately after
the polls close.
O. L. Holland, Chairman. Agri
cultural Stabilization and Conserva
tion County Committee ,has releas
ed the following slate of nominees
for the ABC community committee
ALBERTSON - Community Build
Muk Garris, Lawrence New
be. Cleo Outlaw, Jack Patterson,
B. C. Albritton, Frank Barfleld,
Ralph Britt, Roy McNeill, Caswell
Moore. Roba Pate.
ISLAND CREEK - Graham Han
chey's Store s
David Boney, Donald Casteen,
Thomas Cavenaugh, Eugene Fields,
Wilbert Hanchey, Wended Teachey.
LIMESTONE - Paul Southerland's
Store - Royster Fertiliser
James Albertaon, George Cowan,
Ralph Hunter, Leonard Kennedy,
Rolin Thomas, Perry Williams.
CYPRESS. CREEK - Garland
Whaley's Store - Richard Padrick's
Marvin Fountain, Neil Horne,
Homer James, Jack Lanier, Wood
row Maready, J. L. Patrick, Wattie
Sandlin, Garland Whaley.
GLISON - Scott's Store
? TTfi'- ?J ?gWiMBMr.
Larry W. Harper, Leland C. Her
ring, George Kelly, <WoodroW Out
law, Jason Waller, WUlrad L. West
KENANSV1LLE - ASCS Office
Thomas Chestnutt WDbei> A.
Jones, Dad id John Kilpatrlck? Carl
Powell, Herman Whitman, ft. 8.
MAGNOLIA - Town Hall
E. M. Beasley, David Byrd, Keith
Carlton, Earl Chestnutt, William
Frederick, Pete Lanier, David
Rouse, Joesph Rouse.
ROCKFISH - Community Building
Richard B. Boyce, Gibson Garr,
E. M. Futrell, Graham Johnson,
John Marks, Paul E. Smith, James
Ward, Joe Ward, E. D. Wells, Jr.
Joe L. Williams.
SMITH - Freely Smith's Store ?
Lewis Mercer's Store
Charles E. Baker, Lawrence Hou
ston, Lloyd Kennedy, Herman
Page, D. L. Smith, Ray Thomas.
WOLTSCRAPE ? Elmer Swinson's
Store - Clyde Stephen's Store - Artie
Jesse Bell, John L. Grady. C. C.
Ivey' Jr., Dalton Jones, Boyden
Roberts, Clyde Stephens.
ROSE HILL - Rose Hill TV Ser
A. L. Baker, Albert Cottle, George
R. Dickson, I. T. Fussell, Brantley
Hawes, Raeford Wells.
WARSAW - Town Hall
Robert Blackmore, Clyde Brad
shaw, A. W. Gore, Melvin Herring,
Gilbert Holmes, Herbert West.
To be elected are three regular
committee members Hid two alter
nates. The chairman, vice chair
man, and regular member of the
elected ASC community committee
will also serve as delegate, alter
nate delegate, and second alternate
delegate, respectively, to the coun
ty conveniton where the ASC county
committee will be chosen.
Generally, a farm owner, tenant,
or sharecropper may vote if he is
taking part or is eligible to take
part in one or more of the pro
grams administeed by the ASC
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1 this was im f t r
?i ( e (fee or two oi ths at wsr# .>
Bryant Loses Life
After Shooting 5 Others
James Thomas Bryant, SO, a col- 1
ored matt of Warsaw was killed In- s
stantly With a 42 pistol when he was f
shot in kite right chest. J
The shooting octiirrpd at 9 p. in. 1
on Sunday night at Moores Place t
in Warsaw. t
According to officers Bryant
came into Moores Place with a 12 1
guage shot gun and shot several
people. Altonzo Bouyer, 16, of War- I
saw, was shot in the stomach and \
is now in Chapel Hill Hospital, i
Cleveland Smith, 15, of Route 1 Tur- (
key was shot in the left arm and 1
elbow causing extensive bone and i
nerve damage. He is now in Duke
Henry Brinson, 19, of Route 1,
*urkey was shot in the right fore
irm, and was treated and released
rom Duplin General Hospital,
lohnnie Hodges, 16, of Route 1 Tur
key, received one pellet in the chest,
tnd left the hospital before he could
James Reginald Hodges, 16, of
Warsaw was shot in the right hand.
Bryant was then shot by an un
crown assailant with a 22 pistol
vhile Deputy Sheriff Cordell John
ions was less than IS feet away.
Jthers officers present were Sheriff
ftevelle and members of the War
law Police Department.
The case is still under investiga
Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers Asso.
To Begin Membership Drive September 1
The Duplin County chapter of the
flue-cured tobacco growers associa
tion along with the other flue-cured
tobacco growing counties will start
U At ' A! 1_ A k. ?
u rceius a.it* enure wee* iuts neen
a "Trial and Error" it hai been so
busg * you trfrtu ?l. a?nWg d?gr *
and everything completed is an ea
Mr. Roaroe Jones, popular cafe
operaMT^JI about to get an addition
. Soige ladies were in the cafe from
the weAtefh part of state recently,
and itf jiohte of his delicious pie.
What they went to pay their bill
they Mhuhed who the "pie cook"
was When Boscoe admitted that he
was] one Of the ladies remarked
that if She had a husband who could
cook pie like that, she would never
But yott know Roseoe, he couldn't
let well enough alone, so he ups
and fears' ..That's funny for I have
been VMting for a wife for a long
time and can't find one" Immedi
ately the ladies had a friend who
they wanted Ro6coe to meet, she
was a nice widow lady who need
ed a nice husband. Roseoe started
backing out and denying the whole
story, but the ladies refused to be
lieve him. Now everytime he sees
a strange lady walking by the Cafe
be has to hide.
Mrs. E. S. McGowan of Kenans
vIHe received a paper this week
from Omaha. Nebraska. In it was
a picture of her son. Lt. Col. S. B.
McGowan chief housing division D/
Civil Engineering presenting the of
ficial Air Force Certificate to Ed
ward Glass in recognition of com
pletion of the Summer Institute in
Baecutive Development for Federal
Administrators, McGowan is stat
ioned in Omaha Nebraska at Offutt
Base which is a Missile base.
Remember the long Labor Day
weekend, which brings an end to
the summer vacation season, will
also bring sudden and tragic death
to at least 19 unsuspecting victims,
in traffic accidents on N. C. streets
and highways, predicts the N. C
State Motor Club.
Holiday fatalities will be counted
trom 6 p. m. Friday, August 30
through midnight Monday, Septem
ber 3, a 79-hour period. The toll
last year was 17 deaths, with 10 re
corded on Saturday and Sunday.
Make your Labor Day a happy
one and not a statistical one.
:heir 1984 membership drive Sept.
The Flue-cured Tobacco Growers
Association is founded and organiz
Bd for the purpose of giving the
tobacco grower a voice in the to- ,
aacco industry, and:
(a) To promote the welfare of
the tobacco farmer and the general
business of tobacco production.
<b> To promote efficient produc
tion, curing, grading, packing hand
ling .storing, processing, and mar
keting of tobacco 'and to secure and
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Postmaster Holland innounced to
day that planes, trudks and buses
will be pressed into service to move
air and first class mail to its des
tination and to move their classes
of mail within roughly a 150- mile
radius of Kenansville, N. C. in the
event of a natinowide rail strike.
However, Postmaster Holland not
ed that he has received instructions
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On Highway 41
Bids totaling 16,265,720.97 were re
ceived by the State Highway Com
mission for 26 road construction
project across North Carolina.
All bids are subject to approval
by the State Highway Commission
when it mets in Raeligh on Thurs
day, September 5, at 11 a. m.
Sampson - Duplin - 1,852 miles
relocation of US 421 from a point in
Harrells, southeasterly to a point
approximately 2,40 south of NC 41.
(252,738.13. Barrus Construction
Company, Kinston, N. C.
Official Of 1963
Faison W. McGowan, Duplin Cou
nty Account ant and Tax Supervi
sor for the past 35 years, has been
named Outstanding County Official
#f North for fM ? 1
He was honored a meeting M
the N. C. Association of County
Commissioners and Accountaints
and County Attorneys in Ashevilie,
The award went to McGowen in
recognition of "his exceptional re
cord of experience and service." He
was cited as key figure in develop
ing the pay-as-you-go plan for sch
ool construction on a state level, as
secretary of the commission to
study public school finance appoin
ted by formpr Gov. Luther Hod gee,
and a past president of the state as
sociation* of^ce^pty anceniiiiwie^Kl
chairman of Use l>upiin Confer
Democratic. Executive Committed.
McGowen, an active member tt
the KenansviUe Baptist Church, was
born near Kenaasvitle and Mr
spent his entire liCe in and around
KenansviUe. He is married to if
former Pearl Cannady of near rap
This is the fifth year that Ml j
presentation has been made.
Henderson beaks On Discriminati* !
'Statement by the Honorable David
Henderson (D? N. C. ), Chairman
Manpower Utilization Subcommit
tee, House Committee on Post Otf
fic eand Civil Service, Relating Ih
Discriminatory Employment And
Promotion Practices In The Federal
The Manpower Utilization Sub
committee met in executive session
today to lay plans to investigate
complaints received by the Commit
tee alleging certain Federal depart
ments and agencies have put into
effect employment and promotion
practices that are discriminatory,
due to race, creed, national origin
or sex. ? :
The following major points trigct 1
the refute of the Subeomm^i
The Subcommittee will mhvwh- .
head in a eareliil and deUberlBa
fashion to assure a fair and ohm
agement area which can rsTttrlji J
come highly warped by eMmm^
There will be public hearings, if and -
when the Members feel it necessary.
Our job, as we see it, is to preserve
the Civil Service Merit System la
the Federal Government, but the
preservation of the.merit, system
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Duplin Now Homo Of Area nC" Civil
Defense - yX" Includes 11 Counties
By Ralph M. Cotle
Yes, We all enjoy progress, but
it does not come automatically. Our
Duplin County Commissioners are
to be thanked for their special ef
forts in making possible the estab
lishment of Duplin County Civil De
fense Agency in August, 1962. Be
cause of our commissioners back
ing for Countq Civil Defense and
because of special efforts made in
Wallace by the Mayor, the town
board, the leadership of Claude
Hepler, and cooperation of other
citizens in providing office space,
the N. C. State Civil Defense Head
quarters saw fit to make our county
home for the Area "C" division.
The Duplin County Civil Defense
Agency is very happy to announce
that Area "C" Civil Defense Head
quarters have moved to Duplin
County. We welcome. Col. Victor
W. Harris, who is tHk Area Director,
to Duplin and wfch' to assure him
that the County Agency is looking
forward to working closely with
hltfi. Col. Harris has been unable to
fin] a house so far in which he pan
move his family; but when he does,
the same cordial welcome is ex
tended them upon their arrival. We
all realise that moving from one lo
cation to another is always very
trying and difficult; therefore, may
1 ask the public to assit this county
office in making their efforts re
came the high caliber leadership
of Col. Harris. It has now employ
ed a secretary from this county
who will begin her work very soon.
The new office supervises Civil De
fense- in Duplin and ten (10) sur
rounding counties. Officials from
these surrounding locations will be
visiting Duplin County when area
conferences are held here. Col. Har
ris has communication equipment in
his office which brings to our coun
ty emergency contact with the en
tire Nationwide Communications
System. This will insure our people
against the possibility of isolation
from other areas during emergen
cies such as Hurricane Hazel and
possible future disasters.
Civil Defense must depend on
you for yew help. If you extend
G. S. Muldrow has resigned as
Mayor of BeMtaville, due to the fact
that a Justice of Hie Peace can
not hold two elective Jobs.
Muldrow would like to thank the
Commissioners .town employees
and the peepto of Beulaville tor the
cooperation shwon Mm in toe six
years and seven months he tan Ser
ved ss Mayer.
it your co-operation and active
participation, it will afford you pro
tection and a more optimistic out
look for the future. Remember this,
"If you fail to prepare, you also
prepare to fail.".
and Mrs. J. & Stroud of iSC
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Miles And lurner Attend Chevrolet
Convention hi Detroit, Michigan
Mr. Juries J. Miles and Mr. Lyn
wood C. Turner and their wives of
Pink Hill, representing Jones Chev
rolat Company, Inc. of Pink Hill
were among approximately 7,000
Chevrolet dealers and dealership
executives in Detroit recently to at
tend the largest convention of its
kind ever held In the auto industry
While in the Motor City, dealers
previewed the spectaoidar new lines
of 1904 Chevrolet car* and tracks
to be im di m early . ? ML
officials including Semon E. Knud
sen, a General Motors vice presi
dent and general manager of the
division, and tarry Averill, general
Citing Chevrolet's sH-time high
rate of sales thus far this year, the
two executives told the dealers that
the division expects to surpass in
IMS Ms record performance in IMS
when Chevrolet ant new industry