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As we approach the Easter
Season, we would like to bow
our heads in shame and cry
for our America - a land of
What is happening to us ?Have
we twisted the word Freedom
to mean a selfish freedom to
hurt, harm and molest our fel
low man?
On Sunday I rode to Wilm
ington to see the beautiful aza
leas in the old and historical
city. A Wilmington that has
played a great part in the his
tory at North Carolina. A Wil
mington that was in the thick
of battle to f%ht for the freedom
of America.
I rode first through the re
sidential part cf.the city. The
azaleas, dogwood, forsythiaand
wisteria flaadrthe city a fairy
land or lwMJPwnd color, Tne
Homes and ysrdlbere a breath
taking scene. on far
My heart froze. had a sick
feeling, and tearz^uhed to my
eyes. For there, or the main
street of Wilmington .stood the
National Guard at every corner
patroling our streets. Thanks
for the National Guard, yeg^a.
thousand thanksII But the dr
oughts could not be pushed Into
J the back of my ndj4 that on a
bdaWM^teday (Jfcrnoon when
everjM* 'should be enjoying
themselves aod^the scenes that
fata"* "B<Wnd ** *rcn Cur"
Can this be our America'
For the past 100 years we
have lived together In me United
| States as free people, we have
loved and respected one mo
ther. This Is the America that
we can have today if we as
Individuals - and I mem each
individual try to reapect the
rights of one another.
| Let our Easter prayer be a
prayer for Peace. Love and Re
spect of our CelloMBtn. for
, yithout thls jwe are nothing.
the renuc* after the ABC car
few had been on for several
days, "1 had planned all of my
life to stop drinking, but not
so suddenly."
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We have really had a wonder
ful time preparing our Progress
edition for you and hope that
you will enjoy our many stories,
we have not covered every
phase of the county as we would
Uke to have done, but if we
had, we would not have been able
to get the paper out until next
winter. We think that Duplin is
growing and we are proud of die
progress that has been made in
the past year.
And he saith unto diem. Be
not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of
wazaretn, which was crucified:
He Is risen: He is not here:
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behold the place where they laid
him. Mark 16:6 f
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Dr. Martin Uither King Jr.
Buried Tuesday In Atlanta
Final respejfe were Mpto I
iV. Martin, Ldtha^ King. Jr.on I
Tuesday In Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. King was assassinated while
he was ^Memphis, Tennessee.
clered Memorial Day for Dr.
KIM, was a day whan tribute
was paid to Dr. King through
out the country.
The citizens of Dupiln County
express their sympathy for die
untimely and tragic death of
Dr. KiTHg. They also ^predate
the good relationship* in the
county between the races. In
several large cities of the state
of North Carolina, among them
Wilmington, Greensboro. Wil
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m%fatam: a
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The tranquility of E aster
be shmered by nearly a thou
sand traffic accidents on SWrth
Carolina's streets andhtahways
that may claim at least J|llvea
during the extended wdp end,
the N. C. State Motor ^pb said
The state will count Its traf
fic deaths for the holiday which
traditionally opens the spring
travel season from 6 p.m. Fri
day, April 12, through mid
night Monday, April 15.
North Caroina's Easter holi
day toll last year reached 20
fatalities, same as the previous
year, and another 557 persons
CaatiMed to Psft I
son, Raleigh and Durham, riots
and raeial violence have been a
discredit to Dft, King's memory.
Night time curfews have been
imposed in only one town in
QupUn which is Warsaw. How
eve " no troubA or vTolencaof
any Und has been reported from
there, it was only done as a
precautionary measure. Law
enforcement officers of the
county report that everything
was quiet and cooperative dur
ing the end, further at
testing to the good relationship
of our people.
ABC stdres over the entire
state have been closed by Go
vernor Moore.
Wreck At
Mrs. Alice Hall Bostic of
Kenansrllle was injured In a
wreck at Charity Crossroads on
Monday, April 8. She was ad
mitted to Quplin General Hos
pital M reports are that
she hflTip-oken rib.
Tijffwrack happened at Cha
rity crossroad at the intersec
tion of N. C. 11 and rural
paved road 1102. Mrs. Bostic
was operating a 1964 Chevrolet
Station Wagon and was traveling
South on N. C. 11 when a Com
munity Oil Company truckfrom
Rose Hill being operated by
William Owen Edge of Rose
Hill, pulled from the East side
of litt2 across N. C. 11. The
Bostic vehicle struck the front
bumper of the oil truck, where
upon the Bostic vehicle skidded
across the traffic isle and over
turned onto N. C. 11.
The Community Oil Company
CmMmhwI to Pane 2
Sunrise Service
Easter Sunrise Services will
be held at Devotional Gardens,
1 abated- between Warsaw and
Kenansville, on April 14, at
6:30 a.m. This jJrojjram, spon
jowtly by the pastors af. War
saw. ?*?
The prayer of invocation will
be by Rev, W. R. Crowder fol
lowed by acongregatlonal Injun.
Rev. Don Sklnne r will lead in
prayer followed by' a hymn by
the congreqgelon. After scrip
ture reading by Rev. Charles
S. Hinsorr. special music will
be rendered by Mrs. Loyce
Phillips. Rev. J. Huber Dixon
will bring the message "We
Shall Rise" and Rev. M. A.
Conrad will offer the benedic
In case of rain, service will
be in James Kenan School.
A curfew is being observed in
the town of Warsaw from 8 p.m.
until 6 a.m., only in an ef
fort to prevent trouble.
Attendance Course
An Ambulance attendance
course is being conducted at
Edgerton Funeral Home in Wal
lace through James SpMnt In
stitute. The course will Bb held
each Tuesday. Wednesday and
Thursday for three weeks.Thts
course will be directed through
the State Board of Health, and
began on Tuesday April 9.
Enter Cantata
At PM Hill
? On E aster Sunday night at 7:30
a local choir, under the direc
tion of Mr. John Wollngton. will
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Books Open
All persons who have not
filed to vote in the coming
primaries, are urged to file be
fore April 20.
Registration books for voters
were opened, Saturday, April
6 and will be open on April
13 and 20. Challenge dare will
be April 27, with the Primary
on May 4.
Books will be open on Re
in 9 a.m.
on Ch al
um. until
hr vrflt I
^ The proceeds of this contribution will^oto
^^Kctean of Students) forthe purposcof est^b
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Duplin's sto?7 Is a continu- ?
ing story of PROGRESS in the
past year. Even though Duplin
may nave its problems with ad
justing to fast-growing Eastern
North Carolina, none of the pro
blems have been insurmount
able and each community is be
ginning to look toward a long
range plan of growth.
The most recent accomplish
ment have been:
The restoration of the Kenan
house, known as Liberty Hall,
which is almost completed and
will be open to visitors as a
fine example of ab 18th century
plantation which t$ll be open to
the public on Mayl2.
Wallace Turkey.*'arr^s, inc.,
is a $1.3 million foliar turkey
processing plant on a 57-acre
site near Wallace. This facility
began operations Jn early De
cember and initially is employ
ing over two hundred and will
Increase to about two hundred
forty over a five-year period.
A new building, to be occu
pied by the'Duplin County Wel
fare Department, is under con
struction and will be completed
during the latter part of the
Southern Bank and Trust
Company of Ml. Olive recently
completed and "occupied a new
and very attractive branch of
l flee building inWarsaw;"!
1.4 miles Of N. C. Highway
24 through the business district
of Bfeulaville Is being widened
to provide four traffic lanes and
parallel parking on both sides of
the street.
Quini* Wholes ale Company in
ars aJ* re>ftntly completed a
t3,600 Siquari foot frozen food
facility'to supply the indepen
dent retailers arid also the com
missaries dn the military bases
in eastern North Carolina.
National spinning Company's
Warsaw Plant has added a
40,000 sq. ft. addition to the
present facilities providing
over 110,000 sq. ft. total area
for manufacturing and storage.
The Hydro Cool Station at Al
bertsan, erected by the H. W.
Madison Company, was com
pleted and began operations in
June 1967. The purpose of the
station is to cool cucumbers
prior to being loaded on refri
gerated trucks for transporting
to its processing plant in Cleve
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land. Ohio. This facility serves
farmers In a six-county area.
Final plans have been for
mulated and bids for construc
tion on the new 50-bed addition
to Duplin General Hospital will
be received on May 2, 1968.
One hundred fifty acres of
land have been pucnased and
Farmers Home Administration
has approved a $182,000 loan to
build a recreational facility to
be known as Ramblewood
Country Club. Thecountryclub,
consisting of a nine-hole golf
course, club house and swim
ming pool, will be a joint ven
ture of Beulaville and Pink Hill
and will be located about half
way between the two towns.
Whaley Rest Home in Ke
nansville which was completed
last year and will take care of
34 patients, has already started
building an addition to take care
of 22 more patients in private
and semi-private rooms.
Kenansville Drug Company is
planning in the near future to
double the size of their present
store. They are to take the of
fice building which is next to
them and increase their size.
Wiley Booth Insurance Agen- \
cy in Kenansville which now
occupies the office next to the
Kenansville Drug St ore has pur
chased the corner lot across
the street from their present
location and plans are to build
a colonial type office.
The Town of Faison is plan
ning to enlarge their water faci
lities also the Town of Wallace
is planning additional wells for
Continupt1 to l'a?p 2
James Sprunt Receives
Allocation For New Building
James Sprunt Instituted lo
cated in Kenansville received
$214,500 from Washington Eco
nomic Development iViminls
tration and $106,000 from county
funds. This makes a total of
$320,500 with which to build a
new 23,000 square foot building
which will mofifhan double the
present facilities.
Dixon Hall, president of Ja
mes Sprunt Institute, said that
in this proposed building will
be boused a welding shop, po
wer mechanic shop, 6 labora
tories for electronics, drafting
commercial art, agriculture
and physics departments.
This will also make It pos
sible to convert some of the
space in the present building
now used for these pur
poses, to be used for library,
2 additional class rooms, pro
gram materials laboratory and
Biology laboratory.
The building will be con
structed on the South side of
the present building on the Ja
mes Sprunt Campus. The build
ing will harmonize in structure
with the one building which is
now cm the campus.
Future plans call for two
more buildings of22,000 square
feet each, in the next six years.
Bids for the new bull ding are
expected to be let in September
or October of this year.
The new building will make
It possible for the institution to
double enrollment and broaden
the curricular. The state has
given the Institution $123,000
for equiprrint for the new fa
cilities and for ?n additional
12 00<S volumes forthe library.
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President Dixon Hall said,
"We still have a long way to
go, but think what it will De.
Only four years old as of March
1968, what will it be four years
from now."
' V-.A
Dr. Boyette Guest Speaker
VI t Nurses Meeting
District #27 of thq^orth Ca
rolina State Nurse's Msocia
tion met Tuesday, April 2, in
the dining room of IXiplin Ge
neral Hospital, Kenansville.
Guest speaker, Dr. Edward L.
Boyette, General Practicloner
of Chinquapin, was introduced
by program chairman, Mrs.
Patricia Brady. Dr. Boyette
gave an interesting and infor
mative talk on the disease, dia
After reviewing the history of
the disease, he described the
three areas of treatment, diet,
insulin, and oral diabetic
drugs. Two per cent of the
population has diabetes, arid this
number is increasing as more
people with diabetes nave chil
Dr. Boyette then discussed
the nursing care of patients in
diabetic coma. He mentioned
that the skin of diabetics is
very prone t<f infection and
should be cleansed and dried % ' '3
frequently. Special care of a
diabetics toe nails and feet
should be taken to prevent in
fection. Any infection can
cause the disease to get out of
balance, so a diabetic should
see his doctor promptly even 1
with a slight infection or illness.
He mentioned some of the
complications of diabetes, in
cluding hardening of the arter- j
ies, especially in the legs and
coronary vessels, pregnancy,
and juvenile diabetes.
Following Dr. Boyette's in
teresting talk, Mrs. Mae Grif
fin, President led a short busi
ness session. Mrs. Mary Bow- j
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ROSE HILL'S lovely new Post Office which wss opened on
April 3. It is loctted on East Church Street. Postmaster Ray
Sanderson states that Open House will he neid later ui tins
year. (Photo by Ruth P. Grady).
New Post Office Now In Rose Hill
itose Mill Post omce moved main lobby, service lobby, Post
U*o Its beautiful new building Masters office, work room, rest
on East Church Street on Wed- rooms. storme room. Janitors
nesday, April 3. room and mau vestibule.There
The 2968 square foot building is ^so a 9016 foot maneuver
Is 68 x 55 feet. This does not ing area Including a patron
Include platform or ramp area, parking area.
The building consists of the The beautiful modern type
building was constructed by Mr. A. R. Sanderson is Poet
Paul Herring of Goldsboro Master of the Rose Hill Post
who Is also the owner of the Office and states that Open i
building. House will be held later on in
Landscaping has been done, the year. Other employees are J
even though the grass is not J. T. Kelly, regular clerk; -A
up yet. Pretty curtains hang in
the office of the Postmaster. OaMMM to Pace t "la
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