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: ä? ssr—* • WITHOUT FAVOR The Goal ef Thr Trl,IUR<. "* ami Furrvrr THE ONLY PUl.tTZEK PRIZE Ψ1ΝΝΙ "Tabor City — The Town With Λ City Future3" VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 39 Second Clas* I'ostj*« Paid Λ1 Tabor City. N. C. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4. 1962 Pub. Every Wednesday By Thr Atlantic Pub. Co., Green Sea Kd.. Tabor City. Ν r uw Ttc&ate STATES • NEWS • FEATURES • PICTURES • ADVERTISING Every Week in The Tribune ΡΓΗ i'HPV Ολα « vv« jniss south Carolina Will ί Highlight County Pageant Highlighting the Seventh Annual Miss Columbus County pugeant in Tabo»· City Apri' 20. will be the personal appear ance of Miss -Γη et McGeo. "Miss South Carolina of 19t!2." From Greenville, S. C.. Mis:; MtC.ee wilt be p/oent lor tie dinner with the judges at 5:00 Γ Μ. on the ai*cinoon of the pageant ;ίγ.Ι wiil be 011 the eve ning program also. On the pageant program. Miss McGee will perform witn her same singing talent tha*. won her a scholarship in th·.· Miss Amtri.a pageant in At lantic Ciiy la.-a September. This year's Miss Columbu:; County winner will receive a.» ι α u c a t i ο η a 1 scholarship, a ν eek's vacation at Myrtl-j Biach, a trophy, othei prizes piid will represent the county in the Miss North Carolina pageant in July in Charlotte. Deadline for entries in this yiar's pageant has been set for April U. Young ladies interest ed in entering the contest may contact Robert Dale liimaii. chairman of the entries com mittee. Reserve seat tickets are now on sale and anyone wishing to be assured of ι good seat a> this year's pageant can get tickets from any member ο the local Junior Chamber ο ι Commerce, sponsoring organi zation of the annual pageant. To date, seven candidates have been entered in the con ti st. They are: Miss Elaine Odum. Bolton, sponsored by Acme-Delco Higo School, talent—dramatic read ing. Miss Judy Wilson, Chad bourn. talent—dance; Miss Barbara Reaves, Na kina, sponsored by senior class, Nakina High School. Miss Shirley McPherson, Chadbourn, talent—singing. Miss Dorothy Hinson, Cerr.) Gordo, sponsored by senior class, Cerro Gordo high school, tölent—modeling . Miss Angelia Powell, Claren don. sponsored by Bethel Home Demonstration Club, talent — singing. Miss Sarah W ird, Whiteville, sponsored by Lebanon Com munity Development Club, tai ei't—modern dance. Clean Up Campaign Starts This Week Fur ii fire-safe farm, clean ι·|- and check up. This is the ba.dc message of the Spring Clean-Up Campaign which starts in Columbus Co i.i:ty on April 1. County Agri cultural Agent, Charles D. Rap t»r, announced today. "A thorough clean-up of rubbish and clutter every v. here, a thorough check-up of how well you are prepared t.i prevent and fight fire, will make your farm safer from fire." "Every 12 minu'es an Ameri can home is destroyed or dam aged by fire starting in rub bish. Every 7 minutes dirty, de fective cooking or heating equipment starts a destructive fire in an American home. And more than 550.000 homes, many in rural areas, are hit by fire each year, and over 6.000 peo ple are killed in them." These figures, compiled by the National Fire Protection Association, show how big * 1'i.mble it is to let fire hazards feo uncorrected. "Our goal is <o keep every home and farm in Columbus C< unty out of this year's sta tistics." said Raper. SCOUTS INVITED The Loris Library invites all boy scouts in the area to look over our series of Pamphlets known as "The Merit Badge Library." Remember the hour* Tue.*. 9-1 a. m. 2-5 p. m.; Wed. 9-12 f. m.; Thürs. 10-1 a. m., 2-5 p. m. Poetry is the journal of j PCD animal living on land, «anting to fly the air. —Carl Sandburg MISS JANET Mr OK Κ Six Have Entered 'Miss Tabor Contest Six entries in the Miss Tab < »· City Contest have been re ceived and any oth« r younj '..«dies from the area interest«! it. competing for the coveted title .>ri- urged t<» .«intact Mrs. Billy Page this week, the l«;cd Civitan Club. sponrorcrs <if th.· (^pageant. announced this week. Mrs. Pape urg d that your.ß ladies frtini the Furroun.ii'·.·· ilea who call Taboi City home are invited to enter the conies', and vie lor the honors. Tlu Miss Tabor City Contes* i: set lor next \ve«k, Thursday night. April 20. at the Tabor City school auditorium. Entries in the contest to date ate: φ Barbara Reaves, daughter ·»? Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Heaves, «»ι Nakinu, senior ο Nakin.i High School. Lenore Beck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Beck. Tabor City, senior at Tabor City Ilijih School. Carol Ann O'Conner. daugh tei of Mr. and Mrs. Chams C'Conner. Tabor City, soph«· more of Tabor City High i'v School. Shirley McPherson, daughter of Mr. and Mr<. Carson Mo· INTERRUPTION IN El.ECTRIC SERVICE ON SUNDAY MORNING Current «III lie off Sunday morning. Aprl« K. from 3:30 to 7:30 Α. M. from Whllcvllle to Tabor City including Tab or City, South Whlteville. Λ Brunswick, and Clarendon. * Thf Cludhmirn line will be off approximately fifteen minutes due to switching. II. M. l/fiman, Loeal Manager, stated this work was not completed this past Sunday. April 1, 1962. due to the bad weather. He also states this outage Is in keeping with the Carolina Power & Light Company practice of keeping ahead of needs of Its custom ers by maintaining an a hundant supply of electric sendee for all present and future needs. Pliers·»», senior at Williams Township High School. Palsy W.'it-·. ii Ushli-r "f Mr. unci Mis. Λ' <11 \Vutts. juiiio' at Green Se ι Hi^h School . Patsy Iloigts. daughter o; .Mr. and Mrs R. Κ. Hodges, nnior at Gree:i Sea High School. 3ig Drainage Project Let In Columbus E. L. Lamb & Son Construc tion Company, «if Little Rive··. S. lias Ilten .warded a $92.· 7(io contract for mi; lining and digging the Simmons Bu> Ci eck wati rslv.l in Columbus County, it was It anted this week. Colonel J. R. Thompson | Charleston, S. of the Army , Corps of Engineer», advised Coir'.ressir.an Alton Lennon o< (the big drainage project con tract. Cong. Lennon wired Co unty Agent Charles D. Rapt r o' the new d *velopments in the long-considered project. I COUNTRY CLUB MEETING The a η η u a 1 stockholders meeting of the Carolinas Coun j'.iy Club. Inc., will be held at the clubhouse tonight (Wed- ; nesday) at 8:00 P. M. All stock holders are urg-d to attend. The election of officers for j tli«* new year will be held and ether important business is on the agenda. SEAT BELTS Bryant Raker, chairman of the .Mycop nfjt belt sale cemrnlttre. Haid today that the lifltn have now arrived and can be purchased by mo torists from any member of ihe local Junior Chamber of , C ο m m e r r e. Arrangements have also meen made with nil local Karates and service ! iliilnm to Install Ihe belt·. Workers are shown here bedding sweet potatoes for the Μ. ('. Sarvis Company, of Tabor City. VVoodrow and M. C. Sarvis. Jr., owners of th rnmnunv tiui-o -u — ..± lnn" 1 1 " „ _ ....vt i»». oarvi.s. jr., owners of the company, have bedded about 4000 bushels of Continental, Nugget, Kandee. Goldrush and Porto Rico potatoes on about three acres of land on the Harry Floyd Bruton farm. Located near Lake Tabor, they plan 10 irrigate the beds. The Sarvis Company said it took about two weeks to bed sill the potatoes, that the sprouts from these beds should plant about ·"»<»(» acres and that they will be available to the local growers as well as vam producers of other areas. Sam Fowler Dies Tuesday At Home Here Samui'l Fowler. 77 year old retired carpenter ol Tabor City, died suddenly Tuesday morn ing. He had had some illnes; Lei veral months ago but was I not believed to be seriously il! at the time of hi< death . s A native of Tabor Cit£, ho Hc-d recently joined the Tabor <jity Baptist Church. Funeral services were set or today (Wednesday) at 4:00 P. M. at the Tabor City Baptist Church with Rev. James H. Johnson, pastor, conducting the set vice . He is survived by his wife, I N'irs. Mattic Fipps Fowler of Tabor City: two daughters. Mi". Martha Boswell. ·>f Tabor City, and Mrs. Dock Sarvis. of rout · 1. Loris. S. C.; one son. Zeb Fowler, of Baltimore, Md.; four j brothers. Gurley, Asbury, Sey mour and George Fowler, all j of Tabor City; one sister. Mrs. Furney Soles, of Tabor City, j; nd four grandchildren. FELLOWSHIP DINNER A fellowship dinner will he served at the Tabor City Baptist Church Sunday at noon following the regular morning worship service. Rev. James H. Johnson, past or has announced Everyone is invited and the ladies are requested to bring rovered dish lunches, etc.. to be left al the church kitchen. Three Woonded In Catling > Saturday Three men were wounded in a cutting scrape Saturday night at Cooper's place. County Police reported. Wounded were Lonnie Wil liamson and Ronald Tripp, treated at Community Hospital and then jailed: and Blanchard Cox. hospitalized at Conway, for serious wounds. Officers said they had not yet lea ned the details of the embroglio leading to the cut ting. Approximately 100 relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Anderson in the Bethel Community Sunday, March 25th in celebration of the oldest living member of the Anderson family, John Thomas I Anderson, of Iceland, who was 02 years old March 10th. All of his children were present: also the fourth and fifth fenerations. The host family was all together for thr firs ttimr in nine years. The dining table was graced with red Camellias and the three tiered light pink Birth day cake topped with silver figures 92. Everyone enjoyed a bountiful meal served buffet style. Happy birthday was sung to the honoree. i He received gift* of money and handkerchiefs. Kov. K. P. Armstrong, Jr. returned thanks. Missing Boy Is Located At Allsbrook Jerry Benton. 13 year old hoy missing for '24 hours Tues day and Tuesday night, was found at the J. R. Allsbrook Store, at Allsbrook, a few miles from l.oris. Wednesday morn ing. .--Benton had been the objee" of a I'widespread search Tue>· day- «light when he failed to return home from school; A further check showed that he did not attend school on Tues day although his father h<td cr.rried him t<> the school hf use. Horry County police report edly picked up young Benton after Mrs. Allsbrook called t>> report that a youngster an swering his description had come in their pi;ice of busi ness. The youngster is the son «·: Mr. and Mrs. Willie Benton o! Tabor City. Williams Studnts See Fine Drama History sprang to life for 2Λ Williams Township Student < Saturday night, March 31 \vIκ·η the curtain went up for the final performance of "Pro lougc to Freedom," hi the Pari·. I .-land depot the iter. When the carta.i> rose, theat ei goers were transported t.» the royal palace at Fontaine bit au m Kith contuse France. The story began as Admiral C.ilc^py, the Ιο.·κ!ιί of Freni. Huguenots asked Queen Regent Catherine to back a Hum-not expedition to America. Catherine agreed and ap pointed as head i' the expeui· tion a pronun nit Hu'.-uenof. Capt. Jean Kih.iut. His two ships sailed from Le Havre in 1562. Landing in tho New World. Ha French were welcomed by the Indians and "Children of the Sun." The Huguenots erected a column with the arms of France j'l.d Constructed Charlesfort, ι.tar the present sit· of Bcau tort. South Carolina. Ribaut returned to Fr.iiue for sup plies. Capt. Albert, who was left ii« charge. became ι tyrant. Alte·· 1 i.iigmg one man and maroon ing another, the "n'onists murd ered him. The dramatic fate t.I the Huguenot Colony was re vealed in the last f.eenes of the lli'.v. Students seeing the drama were: Anthony Fipps. Joseph ine Mcpherson. Eugene Cor··. Karl Fowler. Donald Harper. Hichard Dun an. Betty Jo Godwin, Flora Jane Sellers. Shirley McPherson. Robert Tyrce. Bruce Simmons. F.. W. Orten. Ben Hunt. Junior Nor tis. Linda McPherson. Oayle Long. Pete Sellers. Ann Ward. Angelia Fowler, Gene Dudley. Linda But roughs Judy Cun ie. Linda Carlisle, Robert Single tar.v, ami Etl Prince. Dr.Winfield Hardy To Practice In TC Dr. Winfield Hardy will soon locate in Tuboi C'ty f· r th fuurul practice «·ί medicine ; lid thervtv briny tu a success ful conclusion a i >η·> seal eh lor medi.ul assistant· in Tabot C'itv by 'lit* Merchants As ocia t « η and manv individuals. L)r. Hardy, his w'fe and dau ; liter Canny we:*.· in Tauor City this week looking over the c< mmunity and talking l<· busi i:*s:men aboiit their locating I ere. Fusint plans call for the roctoi* to set up his practice within the next week or ten days. and he is looking lor ade quate housing for his iuinily. It· addition to hi.; 14 year old (. ughter. he has an 1H year ι 1< son. Tom. Dr. Hardy is 41 years old. a native oi Kala-ka County. iYMchigun. where he attended Mantv-lona High School and took an active part in the ath letic program. Even at the hign .-chool age he had an interes' in medicine but tlu· death of hi< u.ther and the ur.itablc econ omy directed him toward a position with «he Michigan Ft; te police. He remained with the police for seven years as a tri« >per. He then entered military ser vice and spent three years in the armed forces din ing World War II. serving it: the Europ ean theater. Upon discharge from the ser vice. he returned to the Mich igan State police out s<>o;> join < d the Seventh Day Adventist Church and out red college in iiie premedical school at Ber ti« η Springs. Mich. Following coltegt gradi ation he rcmain »i1 with th. -ollege as physical 'education (Vhvctoi for four ye ars and then entered medical school at l.oina Linda Univers ity in California. After graduating from medi cal school, he interned at Mem orial Mission Hospital. Ashe ville. N. C.. and has been in private practice of medicine in Fletcher. N. C.. since July 1961. His hobbies include photo graphy. woodworking and gai dt iiing. Coastline Will Run Azalea Special Sat. The Atlantik* Coast Ii no is twaking it comvnicnt and rea sonably priced or folks <if this ;.|·ι a and throughout their ter ritory t<> attend the Azalea Ft stival in Wilmington Satur day. April 7. Ti'< Coastline i.< running spe i:ii coaches to Wilmington Hr.tnday from many points, ir.c'.n imä C λ a d b ο urn a η d Whit« i'le. Th«· round trip tick 11: from Chndboiitn is only SI .15 ι<»r persons und« r 12 years of age and S2.25 for a oults. From Whitcvillc, the rate is $1 25 for children and $1.00 to! adults. In '.>oth eases, the r it«· is subject to ;· Hi percent federal tax. The special train for the fest - ival will leave Chadbourn a*. F»:49 Saturday morning and re turn at fi;27. It will leave fron Whitcvillc at 9:01 and return at 6:15 P. Μ m: WIN Fl EI.I) HARDY Local Man Hurt In Wreck Friday Henry Thomas Smith. 45. o* Honte 1. Tabor Cit\ suffered ' k'cerations on his icgs and mitt j ι·! scratches last Friday morn ing when his 1956 Ford car wa? I struck by a 1952 pick-up truck, driven by Bryu Stmley of Ash, Ν C. Ί he accident occured Friday I morning about t):15 at th·; I crossroads near the Guideway |.immunity on highway 904. I According t>> reports. Stanley ] was -'ins towarl Taboi City ! when he collided with Smith, [who had K·!'. town. The investigatirg highway I irulmttn was not available J' for confirmation of the cause iticnt. but Stanley, toid this reporter that his j (Stanley t truck was about 4 | fe< t over ihe white line on the wi ong side of thj highway. Mr. Smith was treated by a loc.il diic-tur and released. It was not known u Mr. Stanley required any medical attention. An insurance idjuster stated that the Smith ear was a total 1« ss. About $250 damage was done to Stanley's truck. Π was not made known ii ί any charge had been lodged I against Stanley. Political Pot Boiling Begins Monday Night The 19(>2 political campaign for Horry County offices will hecin at Galivants Ferry. Mon day, April 9, at Β p.m.. as lias been the custom for over 50 years. ι .Ml candidates for political office in Horry County, includ ing quite a few state-wide can didates will he at the "Gateway to the Independent Republic of Horiy". and the pot is expected I·: start boiling at this time. I'TA MEETING The Tabor City Parent Teachers Association will be held Thursday night, April S, at *:.10 in the school auditor ium. The program will be on < ancer research and all par ents and teachers are urged to attend. Merchants Meeting At Cherry Grove Tomorrow Night All members <>f the Tabor City Merchants Association are urged if» attend the quarter!;· unci mi; «if the association Thursday night. April 5. <d V:30. Tin· meeting will be held ι.' the Cherry fjrove Commun ity building and dinner will b<· served b.v the ladies of th.it community. Plans will be disclosed for iht annual Easter town-wide promotion at the meeting and ,i discussion will be held on th»· subject. Anyone with new ide:is lor making ihe promotion bi« «er find better Aill be invited bun« his ideas to the meet in» I'he 1<> id merchants asroci iition Ii;is made a practice of '.oldine its quarterly meeting* in the viirioufi rural areas that surround the town. Cherrv drove is the location for this meeting and the next one will be held in the Bethel commun ity .