|^M ^K Hk ^J|||Am^^ mmm ^tty| JftlMtt ^flfeMB _______ MA mhb ?????? ^, ^ _, *vX ? town Elections Nov.6th [ Many Duplin County office Betters filed Just before the E ^*WeS the Elali In "::ie ? Be voters will be iked to vote! Hied for town rf&oes!* KEN IhlbaM, Woody Brlnson and I ^yN,B^wdhn. Commissioners: |^S?OUA-Conmrt?looert ?learance Evans, John D. Qu ftn, OBbert Pipkin, Melrin P fce^tnd James H. Rogers. 3 E Ramsey. Commtsslooersi H* Kry Z. Wells, Jr.. Mrs. Do Bothy wells. Danny NorrU.Ce and Billy Mont HE t J \a V1 \ ?' '? -j> V() G if I SilM Whaley, Leon Lanier. John W. Slmmona, Leland Grady. Ge ne Quiiw N, Simmons, Sloan Thlgpen. S.A. BUszard, Jr.. William N, Bostlce, Mark Carvtn and Baxter Sterling. To jpen election V 4 years and 6 town commis sioners. CALYPSOMa/on Incumber Norwood Barfidid. Commission ers: MJ, Lambert. Jr., Cecil v James Carter, Leslie Ray Ike Num. Walter Bunn and Mosley Waters. To be open for elections Mayor t yrs. and 5 town ( orn s n i s s I out: rs. FAISON-Mayor: A.W. Wilson King, Clement R. Shine and WJL BUI Clifton. Commissio ners: Melvln Rogers, C.H. Mi llard, Robert D. Kennedy, Paul Clifton, Albert S. Pears all and lean Hand. To be open for election Mayor and S commi ssioners, WARSAW-Mayor: Johnny Po-. woll. Commissioners: Colen T-' ew, Thurman Gasldl, Jr.. ILP. Wood. Walter Foster. George Bennett and AjC. Pears all. To be open for election Mayor and 2 town commlssionenK V"' ' The poles will be open from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30fUn. on November 6th. Registrations bo ok will be closed at 6 pjn. on OctofaesL 8th. In order to vote a perafon must be regis tered in both town and county. The November 8th electic* Will bebeld under die 163-?2 I I Elizabeth H?'?Gran SC Manager, Ktt shown presenting 'appreciation certificate lito P. B. Ratford, while Charles M. Ingram, B' . . | entries m. Ingram* 1 I Preston B. Ratford. Dlrec I to: of the Duplin Development ? Commission, was honored by B the Employment Security Co I mmission of NjC. in ceremo I ; held i tis I, rv, - iking the *>'? ?? Elizabeth H, rani Ma-' Kager of the Kenans** Of ?ice the Eamiovmeni Scour" Ity Commissi on who noted that I ESC operations in Duplin Co Jlpunty weald be v r ually nan ? existent without the continuous B attention shown by Raiford. The award was originated I in the Kenansvllle Office as I means of I tion for the service rendered by the SSC Central Xfto Lin lei ta wide. firs ? dual in IjC. to receive the ?J Mrs. brant noted that th :4 Kenam ill : SC fflce terv I S <k ? t luntl F )U f ESC Honors P. b. KaiTora I ... in m,? i.r?r -nff(r?c nncltlon with the Chamber of ssasx* hen the State was unable to do this ta Duplin County, the Co- I unty Commissioners decided to make the necessary arrange ments. Mrs. Grant enphaslzed that without Ralford*s continual supervision and attention to the needs of the Office, the Job of managing the ESC Office would be much more difficu lt. i Ralford, a native of War taw, attended NCSC and jp ttcn associated hi mself with the winston-Salem City schools. After overseeing ] many war-time and post-war I he accep a p. with the ston-Sslem Ch nber of C? lmerce. He or tdjHSt lal ixposi that e was grs ed a ?i ab mre rg W in Uchmond. Xiriiw tMgl s he active n the tog rf at the x ate, I national ?vei. n 4C alford ? Ti Ma? a I? ?? Commerce. In addition to hia activities with the Salvation A rmy ? and the School for Men tally Retarded Children, he wo rked extenaively with the Boy Scouts, serving on the Execu tive Board plus various other ommittees, He erved dsn as the director for Alabama of the Southern Association of Chamber of Commerce Exec utives and held positions in the Chamber of Commerce Execu tives Association of Alabama, of which he was President. with the establishment of a Duplin Deveioprtw ton to 1963, Raiford returned to Duplin County 'to direct that program. Since here, he has ntloued his work with the Boy Scouts, plus the Red Cross, toe Club and to Church, 1965, he was a member of the com Hee Fin- Arts So* iety. and has ierved In all lead* ship n tha: le of series E and Savl p Bonds in JL-?a M| nnff ' STILL REPRESENTS MANY HOURS OF WORK AND BIG FINANCIAL INVESTMENT* The facility Included 26 barrels with a capacity of 110 gallons each, aod five barrels ' with a capacity of 180 gallons each. 38 plywood bens with a capacity cf 330 gallons each. Mash used for maonfacturing the whiibey was stored in the Vats and barrels. Law Officers raided the lar gest illegal Uquor still found In NjC. ? 15 years in a wood Authorities Raid Largest Liquof Still In 15 Years Near Magnolia federal Alcohol, Jpbacco. and Firearms unit, aald that fed eral, state and qfrtoand Wa- j Three men Jamea E. Strick land, 30, of Rocky Mount, Roy Taylor. 46. of Rt. 1. R-wge mom and Carter Bland, 36. of Rt. 1. Bailey, ware arrested at the alts of the still* four miles north of Magnolia. George Maynard of Magno lia was arrested 'Friday ajn. Maynard is asst. principal of James Kenan High School. James Newkirk, 44,. of Mag nolia, was arrested by feder al agents Friday in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was driving a truck which contained 43 gallons of nontax-paid whiskey produced by the still. The illegal liquor manufac turing facility had a capacity of 600 gallons per day, enough to provide an income of 96, 000 a day. Ellis estimated the cost of the elaborate operation at 916,000 to 930,000. Hundreds of dollars worth of supplies for use in making the moonshine were stored at the site In a wooded area far off a rural dirt road two mi les west of Magnolia. The still included 38 Vats made of heavy plywood with a capacity of 330 gallons each and almost filled with fermen ting mash. Officers also found 96 barrels with a capacity of 110 gallons each and five bar-; rels with a capacity of 180' longs of raoonahina whiskey pa cked in new one-geUbn plastic milk containers ready for ship ping. Ellis stated that the coo denser could very easily poison every Jug of whiskey that came from the still. The condenser was made from four automo bile radiators which give over deadly lead salts while hot ma sh is run through them. A pipe from the condensers emptied into a large wash tub which contained la quantity of whisky Friday ajn. along with some insects. Fuel for the still was pro vided from a 1,030 gallon bu ried tank. The still Itself was made from two fuel storage tanks. with a capacity of 1,000 gallons each. A water simply and electrical current came from a hog parlor se veral hundreds yards from the still site. Officers also sised two late model pickup trucks, one of them equipped with a camper. . Facilities at die operation site included a large refriger ator and a two burner elec tric hot plate and a supply of cooking utensils. If operated at full capacity, seven days a week, production per week would isve been va lued at 843,000 a week. The still had operated for less th an a month. ^j^|gg?ch<$orship k. d m ? m \ the 1973-74 school yeer. | The scholarship fund, which was set up In memory of a Campbell Junior killed in an au tomobile accident In 1971, was established by his grandmot her, Mrs. Crawford S, Rogers of Norfolk. Vs.. and by his pa rents, Mr. and Mrs. James R, Coates. The father is a for mer official of Norfolk Ship building and Drydock Corp. Phillips, a Campbell Junior is president of the Junior das3 and the Young Democrats Club, - Vice-president of the Inter Organisatlonal Council, he is ? a member of the Joint Coun cil, the Social Science Club die Business Club, and Traf A clean's list student, Phil lips is the son of Attorney and Mrs. H.E. Phillips of Ke r D*?t<l Phillips of Kenans* rtlle is one of five student: at C ! " '' * sr^i x (kindreds of dollars worth of supplies for use in making the moonshine were stored at the site in a wooded area far off a rural road west of Magnolia. I Photos Courtesy of Glenn Jernigan PLASTIC CONTAINERS FOR SHIPPING-Of fioers confiscated a total of 2,112 one-gallon plastic Jugs along with materials for use in making the mash, including 100 pound bags of sugar. MOONSHINE WHISKE Y-Offlcers confiscated 439 gallons of moonshine whiskey packed in new one gallon plastic milk containers ready ?e A . M. W!'AW WWI!|, ' .yaw ???&: ?1 for shipping. The containers shown above were seised at the farm of George Henry Lee near Magnolia. Lee was also arrested. I A I II ^ served a meal at their annual 10 meeting. "How well this idea th< works," says PR Director, wi- kn Hon Riwe, "will depend most- he ly on how well our people re- pe spond in returning their invi tation cards." Rows said every member of Trl-County BMC will be mail- 4 ed an invitation and a business s, reply card along with their Oc- n SSS: m-County Annual <~o-op s nneeiing pot and the little one, too" that's the question Trl-County Electric - the RE A - In Gclds boro Is asklqg their 10,000 as* - ?- ^ ? 1 ^ e ^ ^ M A* rll an M MA _ inner-customers IS tner pre par* for the Co-op's annual meeting of members at South ern Wayne High School on Nov. ,J? t . V- , . A barbecue supper wtU be > served In conjunction with the tier cms monui ano return e cards promptly-"a o we'll ow If we should cook bar cue for ton or ran thousand opto."