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| Veteran's Day '68
VETERAN'S DAT WEEKEND EVENTS
November 8
8 p.m. Miss Veteran Pageant and fashion Show, Warsaw
Junior High, Warsaw.
Novembers
11 a.m. Parade
! f ( - Mover Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
| 12 noon ^trbecue pork and chicken dinner on Legion Lawn.
l(itn. Horse Show
/ Roiling Acres Arena 4 mile* South of Warsaw.
7 p.m. Miss Quplin County Pageant
, Kenan Memorial Auditorium. KenansvUle
0p.m. American Legion Veteran's D? Dance 4
Music by Don Dionis and TheNotiUes
E*? conducted % Mr. Charles Wnso*
- ?'??? ' i *flion Is eel- bands and more peofessiona
1lmrY ,e?rrytt^ more prettj
Robert C. Best has announced
* " plans for the 1968 celebr ation
of Veteran's Day.
Joining hands with the Amer
ican Legion to make hi event
ful weekend in Duplin County is
th Warsaw Rotary Qub, Jay
cees. Lions, and others as well
as many hard working individu
als.
A carnival has been in War
Isaw all week providing fun artd
entertainment for all ages.
Miss Vet Contestants will as
semble at the Warsaw Junior
High on Thursday night and for
t . the first time the girls will
" select Miss Congeniality.
Friday night will be a big
night again at the Junior High
when the Fashion Show and
Miss Vet Pageant will take
place. Fortunate Indeed is the
young lady who will wear this
crown I
The runner-ups will also be
winners, in fact all the girls
will actually be winners and
each girl will be given a
4: ??chant?' appropertly engra
ved.
The parade this year prom
ises to be even more colorful
than ever with more marching
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ntWIB W O JHWIIUOI IBI
1te and will attraft horse
vers from far and vrtde.
The next scheduled attrac
*1 Is the MISS. DUPLIN P AG
ANT which is this year ded
ated to JudA Henry L. St
rens, Jr. an? Is directed b;
rs. Jo Jones of Warsaw. Mis:
uplin wUl be selected in th<
enan Auditorium In Kenans
lie with the pageant beginn
g at 7 p.mjf
ine Veterans Day Dance a
e Armory will wrap-up ac
rttles for Saturday.
Sunday aiernoon at 3 p.m
emorial services will be con
icted in Plnecrest Cemetery
r the Warsaw American Leg
n for all their fallen comrade
le publle is invited to attem
Is memorial service.
? W ? ' usiSM i
NIXDN WINS TIGHT RACE
Congressman Henderson, Representative Johnson Re-elected
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SCOn ELECTED GOVERNOR
elect are m paft few.
North Carolinians went tothe
polos Tuesday and elected a
Democrat Governor. AC the
same time they broke a 40 year
* precident and gave their
thirteen electoral votes to
L Republican Richard Nixon who
Bob Sbott was elected TJover
nor. However computors pro
jected a 70,000 rote error for
Scott which cause headquarters
to abandon figures and begin
a recount about lunch time
Tuesday.
Duplin gave Scott 6688to5362
for Gardner.
Duplin gave Senator Sam Er
vln 7133 votes, to his republican
opponent Robert Vance Scoters
3583.
David Henderson of Duplin
was reelected to represent die
Third Congressional District
defeating Herb Howell of Gold
sboro 58,083 to 48,340. Duplin
gave Henderson 7368 while
Howell received 4434.
?Congressman Henderson said
"I am deeply grateful for this
expression of confidence and
Support by the voters of the
third congressional district.
This has been a mast unusual
and tur tail ant political year and
I was challenged by a young
nun who enjoys a fine repu- .(
tat Ion in hJs.kKal communWL
and who ran a hard hitting bam
-paign. it will *be ray aiid U>
continue to the future as !
have in the past to dor my best -
to represent all of the people
of the 3rd Congressional dis
trict in the manner they ex
pect and desire."
Stuart B. Warren received
6891 votes in Duplin for State
Senate, 10 Senatorial District,
Seat No. 2. He was opposed
by Deems H. Clifton who re
ceived 3459 votes.
John J. Burney Jr. won Seat
No. I, 10th Sensorial District
receiving 7158 votes in Duplin.
His opponent John H. Jones
received 3,304.
Incumbent Hugh S. John
son Jr. was reelected to the
State House, Eleventh District.
He received 7,162 votes while
his Republican opponent Mel
vin Pope received 3836.
District Court Judges, 4th
Judicial District, Paul M. Cru
mpler, Russell J. Lanier, Har
vey Boney, and Walter P. Hen
derson were unopposed.
Iff 1964 Duplin County voted
democratic about three to one
In all contest. No fixed pat
tern showed up in the 1968
v^irtg. Of each ten voles.cast
c4fr president, Wallatx receiv
ed 5, Hutndfcti?jN"T aid" NWSrt'
2. Approximately 11,000 votes
were cast in the County in 1964
while slightly more than 12.000
were cast this year. It is
interesting to note that while
David Henderson carried Samp
son County, it is reported that
no democrat county officials
were elected there.
Election officials in every
precinct in Duplin County ex
perienced an unusually busy day
At 6:30, closing time for
poles, found long lines waiting
to cast their ballots in virtual
ly all voting places. Election
officials ruled that those inside
the building at the deadline
were allowed to cast their bal
lots. The doors were locked
on the minute.
Excitement ran high all day,
and proved too mucn for one
veteran pole holder. Mr. David
Oates, Resistar for the Faison
precinct for more than fifty
years, suffered a heart attack
soon after they began tallying
votes Tuesday night.
The lncuifibent Constables
won in their respective town
ships. Elected were: Jimmy
KeUy. PWson; George Swinson,
Limeston; Joe Blanton, Island
Creek;iEdward Chestnutt. Rose
Hill; J. Earl Chestnut, Mag
nolia, and Shannon Brown, Ken
ansville.
Josh Creech had a write-in
vote of 354 in Warsaw.
Johnson Smith was elected
Constable of Smith Township
by write-in vote.
Claud Hepler , Chairman of
Board of Elections said. Reg
istrars, Judges, Clerks. Mark
ers, Watchers, Counters, and
Assistants who aided in an or
derly election process are to
be commended highly in the
expeditious manner in which
they performed their duties.
Future Teachers Attend Convention
Saturday, October 26. 1968,
four members and the advisor of
the East Duplin Future Teac
hers of America chapter attend
ed the fourteenth Annual Con
vention of the North Carolina
Association of the High School
Future Teacher Chapters in
Greensboro. The convention
feifet'i" - fiat. --
was held In the Aycock Aud
itorium on the campus of the
University of North Carolina
Greensboro.
Those representing the East
Duplin Chapter were Frances
Williams, Edith Maready, Jean
Mobley, Mary Ann Stroud, and
the chapter advisor, Miss Mary
Anne Grady.
One of the highlights of the
convention was the speaker,
Dr. Lois V. Edinger, Director
of Student Teaching of Edu
cation, at the university. Dr.
Edinger's topic was ?'Educa
tion: Challenge and Commit
ment."
Fussell Will Speak At Johnson's Church
Mr. Davtd Fuss ell. principal,
Warsaw t.lenientary School,
will speak in the Evening Wor
ship Service at the Johnson's
Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov
ember 10. at 7:30 P.M.
This Sunday will introduce
National Educational Week,
the theme of which is "Stim
ulating Moral and Spiritual Val
ues Through Education." Ke
eping this theme in mind, Mr.
Fussell will speak on the sub
ject, "Progressive Christian
Education.*
The members of those chur
ches not having a Sunday even
ing service at that time are cor
dially invited to participate in
this service.
Harford Named Director
A Duplin County man, Mr. tl
Preston B. Raeford , was el- b
ected a director of the Southern
industrial Development Council fi
at the regional meeting last ti
week in Memphis, Tennessee, il
representing North Carolina. r<
The meeting was held at the c
Shearton-Peabody Hotel Oc- ti
tober 36 thru Oct. 29. Head- 01
quarters for the Council is the g
Industrial Development Divts- g:
ion of Georgia Institute of Tech
nology. Atlanta, Georgia. c<
The primary purpose of the rr
organization is to advance in- tl
dustrial development intheslx- ol
teen southern states included in nr
a ?? ? i
le council which has amem
ershlp of approximately 700.
Membership in the council is
rorn a cross section of indus
rial directors, coming from ut
Ity companies, bankers, rail
oad, power companies, gas
ompanies, and private indus
?ial development firms and
thers interested in economic
rowth of the southeastern re
Ion.
Duplin County has enjoyed
Dntinuous industrial develop
lent since Mr. Raifordcameto
le county in 1963 as Director
r the Duplin Development Com
lission.
Miss Duplin Beauty
Pageant Saturday
This year's "Miss Duplin
County Pageant" promises two
hours of delightful entertain
ment. Nine contestants will
appear in evening gowns, swim
suits, and each will give athree
minute talent presentation. The
winner will represent Duplin
County in the "Miss North Car
lina" Pageant in June. Con
test ants are Brenda F aye Bor
deaux, Janet Rose Mobley,
Frances Anne Futrell, Brenoa
Sue Jones, Stella Elizabeth
Stanley, Michele Drue Tucker,
Carolyn Ann Padgett, Jane Irene
Stricldand and Linda Carol Dau
gh?& production, produced
and directed by Mrs. Arnold
Jones, is entitled "The Fairest
Land, The Fairest Lady." The
production will salutetnose who
have served and are now serv
ing our county, and is dedicated
to Judge Henry L. Stevens,
Jr., of Warsaw, as an excellent
example of one who has helped
make and keep this "The
Fairest Land." Present at the
pljtfMM will be "The Fairest
Lady" of Duplin County, North
Carolina, and America.
Participating in the produc
tion other than the contestants
will be "Miss America," Judi
Ford; "Miss North Carolina,"
Anita Johnson; "Miss War
saw," Pat Hopkins; the Hoggard
High School Naval ROTC Unit,
Donna Sue Modlin and Jimmy
Aycock.
The mistress of ceremonies
will be theformer Jeanne Swan
ner, aformer "Miss North Car
olina." Other guests will be
Carolyn Gresham, "Miss War
saw 1967," "Miss Wilming
ton," Miss Appleblossom,"
and others. i
The contestants will receive
approximately $700 in cash sch
olarships donated by National
Spinning Company, uic? Quinn
Wholes ale Company, Inc., Home
Federal Savings and Loan Ass
ociation, and Steeds Tire Ser
vice. All flowers for the pag
eant are provided and donated
by the Florist Gift Shop. Lod- \
sing for out of town guests will
be provided by th Warsaw
Motor Lodge. ,<Miss America"
is being made available to the
pageant by Warsaw Motor Com
pany and Pepsi Cola Bottling
Company of Goldsboro.
Judges tor the pageant are
Peggy Mann. Durham; Mr, and
Mrs. Sammy Bland, Washing- *
?..cmrTonhny Vann and *fte
Reynolds, Clinton.
The pageant will begin at
7:00 p.m. this Saturday, Nov
ember 9th, at the Kenan Mem
orial Auditorium, Kenansvllie.
Tickets are $1.00 and $2.00
and can be purchased at the
door or from any Warsaw Jay
cee.
ASC Committee
Awards Dinner 1
Duplin County farmers, wf
render a special service i
their fellow man by s;r ?ir
on the ASC Committee, wet
honored at a dinner Tuesdi
night.
Mr. Richard B. Boyce i
Wallace emceed the dinne
which was catered by Parkei
Barbecue of Wilson. Morethi
ninety persons including spec
ial guest committeemen, thel
wives, employees and their wi
ves or husbands attended tl
meeting held in the Mason:
Lodge Hall in Kenansville.
Following the invocation t
Raymond Brown, Mr. David Er
glish, officer manager, wel
corned the guest and quoted froi
the chapter of Psalms, "it I
good for men to fellowship tc
gether."
Mr. Jeff Wells of Fuqua'
F armer Fieldman of District:
spoke briefly before presentir
awards. He said that the sue
cess of America depends lai
gely on the success of rur
people. He compared Russia
farmer, who feeds only 17 pet
sons to America whose popi
lation is only 6 percent fax
mers. "The greatest succes
story ever written has been wr
itten by ASC Community an
io County Committeemen'* said
to Mr. Wells.
ig The awards Mr. Wells pre
?e sented to the committeemen
?y represented from 5 to 25 years
of dedicated service to improv- ?>
of ing their fellow man.
sr Awards for five years of ser
s vice were presented to David
111 Byrd, Marvin* Garris, Roland
Pate, James C. Stevens, and
ir Richard Boyce.
Ten year awards were pre
ie sented to Jack Patterson, J.
'c Ray Thomas and Manley Carr.
A 25 award was presented to
>y County Committeeman O.L.
Holland.
i~ A 20 year award was pres
m ented to an employee, Mrs.
is Sallle Tyndall.
>~ Mr. Stacy Evans, a Duplin
County native and former em
/. ployee of the County ASC of
3. fice and now Manager of the
"g Pitt County ASCS introduced the
speaker Mr. Sam Bundy of
F armville.
a' Mr. Bundy is a well known
's educator and is a frequent pan
alist on WNCT TV Program,
i- "Carolina Today." He is also
"? a most entertaining after dinner
?s speaker. Mr. Bundy made a
very interesting and Inform
d ative talk.
1
uuinn tmpioyeo by u. t. u. v. as Research Analyst
Robert W. Qulnn was recent
ly employed by the NeuseRiver
Economic Development Comm
ission as a Research Analyst.
Mr. Qulnn is 23 and a native
of Newport, North Carolina.
He attended East Carolina Uni
versity from 1963 to 1967 where
he received a Bachelor of Arts
degree in Geography with a
planning major. At East Caro
lina Mr. Qulnn participated in
several organisations. He was
a member of Lambda Chi Al
pha and Gamna Theta Upsilon
National Honorary Geography
Professional Fraternity. He
also received si Outstanding
Senior Award In the graduat
ing class of 1967 from the De
partment of Geography of East
received a Graduate Fellowship
from Marshall University in
Huntington, West Virflinia.He- I
re, Mr. Quinn worked towards
the Master of Arts degree which
he received on August 23. 1968.
In Huntington, he also worked
for Ohio university (Portsmou
th Branch) as a reader and
researchist while at Marshall.
He is the author of an article
on the Historical Geography
of the Coastal Plains oFNortn
Carolina and has experience
in making various studies in
cluding water pollution, indust
rial development and in geo
griphy.
Mr. Quinn's primary respon
sibility wUl bt^to analyse the
Economic District. Hi will jfl
also be involved In making de
tailed studies of: Economic
Resources, Human Resources,
Natural Resources, Commun
ity Facilities, Transportation,
Land Use, Etc., In die coun
ties of: Carteret, Craven, Dup
lin, Greene, Jones, Lenoir,On
slow, Pamlico and Wayne.
All these studies are neces
sary for the completion of an
Overall Economic Development '
Program for the District. And,
this OS J?.P? as it is common
ly referred to, is the number
one objective of the Neuse River
Economic Development Com- 3
rSStmwmts |
Warsaw eoy l-ataliy
".funded In Viet Nam
Mr. ana Mrs. orucc j. Aus
tin of Route 1, Warsaw hare been
official y notified that their
youngest son, Specialist Four
Charles G. Cos tin, died in Viet
Nam on Norember 1, 1968 "as
a result of wounds received
while at night defenselve pos
ition when nls area came under
hostile attack."
Charles would have been 19
on his next birthday, February
28. He attended James Kenan
' High School before Joining the
Army in Way, 1967. He was
a member of the James Kenan
FF A chapter, and he played on
the Junior Varsity Football
team. He was a member of
the Warsaw United Methodist
Church. ,
^Char^ej^took his basic train
Kathrvn Gardottfof tSSfhem
&nd rt.lq ers Willimti
town Helffhts New York and
Sand lot
Football
Injury Fatal
Edward Gary Raynor, 20, of
Rt. 2, Beulavllle, died Monday
morning followtng brain sur
gery to repair an Injury he re
ceived while playing sandlot
football Sunday afternoon.
A physician at the local hos
pital said Raynor collided
head-to-head with a friend in
a neighborhood game. Neither
of the young men were wearing
protective nelmets. He died of
massive hemorrage.
Funeral services were held
Wednesday afternoon from
Qulnn McGowan Funeral Chap
el in Beulavllle with Rev. Rob
ert M. Compton conducting the
services. Burial was in East
Duplin Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are : his wife,
Mrs. Emma Hill* Raynor: his
Parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert
Raynor, a sister, Mrs. Delorls
Herring, Beaufort; three bro-i".
thers, Wilbert M. Jr. of Belle
Grade. Fla., Bobby Deau and
Dennis James of the home; and
his paternal grandmother,Mrs..
Ruthle Raynor of Jacksonville.
    

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