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- SEftVICE - • WITHOUT SELFISHNESS • WITHOUT FEAR • WITHOUT FAVOR The Goal of The Tribun· New «μ! Forever 74e VILlWtE XVI, NUMBER 45 Second ΓΙ·μ Po*taKe Paid At Tabor City. PRIZE 'WINNING WEEKLY NEWSPAPER 1Ν THE V Ν IT ED ηnifa#* "Tabor City — The Town With A City Future*9 N. C. WEDNESDAY. MAY 16. 196? Pub. Every Wednesday By The Atlantic Fab. Co., Green Sea Ed.. Tabor City. N. C. STATES DON'T MISS • NEWS • FEATURES • PICTURES • advertising Every Week in The Trtbnne 10c PER COFT—$3.0# AND *4.00 A YEAR Some of the employees of American Foods, Inc., line up inside the big pre-cooler in Tabor City where s.rawberries are quick cooled prior to shipping throughout the Eastern half of the United States. Handled entirely by fork lift from the farmers truck to the pre-cooler and four hours later into the truck for distance shipping, the new berry deal in Tabor City has progressed rapidly and beyond the expectations of pro moters of the revolutionary berry deal. More Than $49000 Paid Out To Berry Growers Last Week ι American Foods paid out mure than $49,000 tu straw berry growers last week as the local berry deal apparently hit a peak. Officials of the company here indicated that volume was still j good, however, and that an j estimated 15,000 flats are ex I pected during this week. More j ι tiian 3500 came to market here ' Monday and the flow \itas still j I good on Tuesday. ; Growers last week appeared I hr.ppy with the prices paid by American Poods for the croo and the volume of supplies be- j ing checked out early this | week indicated that there were still plenty of berries in pros pect for the immediate future. Rains last week apparently improved the quality of some btrries as offerings Monday in many instances appeared to be I better than the week before, j During the season to date, j American Foods has paid out a ! gross amount of nearly $100,- j C0C and the volume has been i lar in excess of what was ex- j pected when the deal was be ing promoted early this spring. The number of growers sell ing with the local concern has grown steadily w'th 18 new growers shifting to American j Foods last week. Indications are that local ' growers are now better versed j with the type of quality pack encouraged by American Foods jiind are making every effort j I tf. bring the package up to tho ! ! standards set by the company. I . American Foods stresses a j I cuality pack in its operation hi ! ι in several States and assures j l-rokerage firms that its ship- t I rnents will meet rigid specifi- j I crtions as to quality and a ful! 1 ; rack. Bank Approves Stock Split At a special meeting held on May 8, the stockholders or Waccamaw Bank and Trust Company unanimously approved a 200'· stock dlvi- | dend payable to all stock holders on record as of May R, 1962. and the issuance of new shares of stock to be j sold in smill lots to new ' stockholders and to present ι stockholders owning small amounts of stock, upon rales and regulations to be set by the Board of Directors. C. L. Tate stated that the charter and by*laws of the bank have to be amended and as soon as this has been ap- ι proved by the Commissioner ; of Banks the action as ap proved by the stockholders ■ will be carried oat. The Trixie Yates Circle met at the home of Mrs. Rhoda Small wllh 13 members at tending. Mrs. Dan Jones wns program leader. The theme, Peing Christian in Human Re lationships, served for the de votional. Mrs. Jones was as- ! sirted by Miss Bettie Renfrew. ; Mesdames P. P. Renfrew and Leon Small. Business was con- I toileted by Mrs. Gordon Small, Jr . c Thompson One Of 2 5 Area Winners Alan Thompson. 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Μ. C Thompson of Tabor City, re cently was named one of 25 winners of an essay contest sponsored by television station WBTW of Florence. The essay contest was based on the ques tion. "Which program do you like best on WBTW and why dc you like this one best?" Alan wrote, among other things, that he liked the news broadcasts the best. "Aged and shut-in persons are kept ·η touch with the outside worlu by these broadcasts. They are not quite as lonely as they would otherwise be. Such items as space flights, launching of astronauts, and interviews and ti>lks with and about famou» personalities help all of us feel that the person is closer to us. The reports Mr. Kennedy gives to the nation make us feel that ht is concerned with us." Alan concluded. His letter, along with th*.· ether 24 winners from the Florence area, will be sent to Cincinnati, Ohio, where it will compete in the National Essay Contest. The first prize in the National is an all-expense paid t»ip to Miami, Florida, for two persons. Since he was one of the area winners, Alan will be allowed to pick his prize at his own convenience. He can choose choose from a wide array of electrical appliances. He will be notified by mail how his letter places in the National competition. ANNOUNCEMENT The Tabor City Woman's Club wishes to announce the postponement of the regular May 17 meeting until the fol lowing Thursday. This Is to convenience the members who plan to attend the State Fed eration Convention to be held May 16-18 at Winston-Salem. PIIIPPS IN HOSPITAL Dailon Phipps was admitted to Loris Community Hospital Sunday where he is now und ergoing treatment for a nt-ck •pinal ailment. Frank Norris, Jr. On Bank Board In Florence Frank C. Norris Jr., partner in the accounting firm of Chasteen and Nojris, has been elected to the Florence advis ory board of directors of The Citizens and Southern Nation al Bank of South Carolina, it is announced by Hugh C. Lane, chairman, following the mon thly board meeting in Charles ton. Norris, a native of Florence, holds an LLB degree from La Salle University, Chicago. He. ί ttended public schools in Dil lon. After World War II ser vice as a bomber pilot, he moved to Tabor City, North Carolina, where he establish to a CPA firm. Returning to Florence in 1JJ53, the new CPA firm was formed, with a branch main tained in Tabor City, N. C. He is a member of Florence Rotary Club and St. Paul's Methodist Church and is active iii Boy Scout work. The new director is married to the former Frances Beau mont of Florence. They have a daughter. Kathy. age' 18 and a son, Frank, III, age 14. Revival Services Set Here By Holiness Church Revival services will begin Sunday May 20, at the Em manuel Holiness Church in Tabor City, with Rev. C. L. Turpin, of Falcon, in charge. Rev. J. P. Jones, pastor, an nounced today. Rev. Turpin is head of the Christian Education Depart ment of the Pentecostal Holi ness Conference of North Car olina . Services for revival will bo held each night at 7:30 and prayer services are being held nightly this week for persons on the church prayer list. Rev. Jones extends a cordial invitation to everyone to at tend any of the revival or prayer services. Twin City CAP Sees USS North Carolina Members of the Twin City Civil Air Patrol visited the battleship USS North Carolina r.l Wilmington May β. While in the Port City the members also visited the park rnd zoo and went on to the New Hanover County Airpor' where they were permitted to ixamine an Air Force plane ι there for service. The trip was madt In the L'AP bus and was financed by Ihe Senior members. CAP Is a voluntary search biid rescue unit that trains teen-ager· for future Air Froce uties. Rogers Is Honored By State Jaycees Board Members Hear Proposals The driver training program, school calendar fur next year, and the use uf school buildings lor fallout shelters in case they ihould Ue needed were among th«. topics of discussion at the county school board meeting Monday night. May 7. Assistant Superin t e η d e η t John Hicks presented a driver training proposal to help clear backlog time lor students in i-ctual driving. He explained that white stu dents in the county have a backlog of 1,043 hours in car naming. Only 540 hours ef this can be completed during the 60-day summer period, with the one instructor, Daniel Peacock, participating . Hicks stated that Negro stu 1 dents have 444 hours backlog I time and this can be complet ed easily with their instructor. I Ft I ton G rainger, this summer. I Hicks, along with Superin tendent T. Ward Guy, propos ed that a part-time driving in itructor be hired for the sum mer to cut the white student' backlog. Another proposal was to sell the two 1960 Larks which are now being used aim to replace them with two Ply , mouths. The purchase of an' ; additional car for the part ' time instructor this summer j was brought up. Hicks was quoted as saying that the Larkät, ! would sell between $700-$OT0 fa<jh. A new Plymouth sells for $1.446 under a state contract. He stated that the proposal, excluding the trading of th·.· two cars, would cost approxi | irately $3.500. In further explaining, h« «aid that this would not cost the board or county a cent since there is already $35,000 credited to the county for us<i in its driver's training. About $14.000 was received last yeas ! as proportioned here from the $1 fee on state license fees. The above proposals were sanctioned by the board. (174 white students are tak i ing part in the program and 100 Negroes are also partici· : paling.) The school schedule for next ,>ear is: principal:, report 10 I days before the opening of j school which is on Aug. 15; teachers report three days be- ] tore the school opening, Aug. j 23; pupils' orientation, Aug. j 27: full day schedule, Aug. 28; ι Oct. 19. teacher's meeting: Thanksgiving holidays; Christ- , rr.as vacation, Dec. 19 through j Jan. 2; Easter holidays, April ' 11, 12. and 15; and on May 27. all schools will close next year. Guy read a list of schools ! that have been approved by Civil Defense for fallout shelt ers in the case of emergency. The schools are Hallsboro. Guideway. Cerro Gordo. Chad bourn, Fair Bluff. Tabor City, j Old Dock. Evergreen, and Wil liams Township. He (Guv) told the board that L. R. | Wayne, county Civil Defense j chairman, has asked that forms bt signed which would giv? j l-ermission to Civil Defense the right to use the buildings in cpse of emergency . Wayne stated Wednesday i that the survey was conducted by the Corps of Engineers and included buildings with boiler looms with walls that would be suitable for fallout shelt ers. He also stated that he ex pects the survey team to re - turn to check into other coun ty schools. He added that the survey was made independent- j ly, with no connection to th^· county office. Equipment and survival foods will sometime in the fu ture be stored at the surveyed schools, according to Wayne . Other matters brought up by Guy was the sale of a tractor lo J. R. Stanley of Tabor City for $351.26. Stanley whs the «iily bidder. Construction of classrooms j Mt. Olive School is progress ing despite the delay of hav ing to get bids for the second t:me. J. W. Cook and Sons Is now in charge of the construc tion. The meeting was then ad journed. Bill Rogers, immediate pa. ι president of the Tabor City Junior Chamber of Commerce, vas named the outstanding club president of the past year by State President Fred Swartzberg as the 1962 con vention closed in Raleigh Sat urday. Rogers, local attorney and civic and church leader in Ta bor City, headed the Jayceo program here this year that re sulted in a greatly expanded membership and activity sche dule for the Tabor City club. George Rawls, of Greens boro, and Alvin Cain, of Gas tonia, were also singled out as "outstanding club presidents." Bill Bullard, of Charlotte, received the award as the out standing Jaycee vice-president during the year. The Southport Jaycees won the "Milestone Award" for outstanding serv ice by a club less than one year eld. The award for the best over all projects went to the Win ston-Salem Jaycees. The award for outstanding national director went to John McNair III of Laurinburg. Other awards were as fol ic ws: civic and community im provement, Greensboro: health «•nd safety. Plymouth; agricul ture and conservation, Fay itteville: interclub relations, Gastonia; public affairs, Ashc ville; ways and means, Greens boro. John Kennedy, of Fayette ville, was elected 1962-63 State presutelU.. succeeding Shvtrrt/. berg, of High Polyf 7^ Tabor City c'.lit presented a community health s<ward for its participation In the seat belt campaign and a certificate of award for achi evement in securing 18 new members to the club during the· past year. Attending the State conven t.on from the local club were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rogers. Mr. fnd Mrs. Bryant Baker and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Gore. Nancy Sigmon Gets Democratic Women Post Mrs. Nancy Sigmon was named District Director of the Chadbourn-Cerro Gordo pre cinct area of Democratic Wo men at a meeting held in the cafeteria of the Chadbourn Textile plant Monday night. | Mrs. Nancy Atkinson was elected to the post of Assistant Director and Mrs. Hilda Nance, j secretary-treasurer. Others named in official capacities include Mrs- Boa Avant, as captain of Chad bourn, Mrs. Margaret Foal, membership chairman. Mrs. Eloise Carr, telephone, and Mrs. Elsie Pollock, registration. 1 Mrs. Graham Walton, presi dent of the Democratic Women ol Columbus County, and Mrs. Leslie Row. District Coordin ator. both of Whiteville. wer" it, attendance and addressed the group. A captain for Cerro Gordo is to be named later. ! Mrs. Sammy Kooncc. vice chairman of the county organ!· ration, presided. An informal question and answer period followed In the interest of furthering the or ganization of Democratic Wo- j men in the county. OBITUARY Mr*. Alma Cartrette Jones, of route 1. Bear Creek. N. C.. died Sunday at her home. Funeral service* were held at Sandy Plain Bapti*t Church Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 and interment followed in the Cartrette family ccmetery. Rev. Raymond Cumbee was in charge- She was 55 year* old. Survivor* are the hu*band William C. .lone*: two daugh· ten». May Bell, of the home, and Mr*. Harold Hllttard. of Slier City; three brothers. George Cartrette, of Lorls; Herman and Henry, both of route 3. Tabor City. TABOR CITY ROTARY CLUB TOl'RS HOSPITAL — Members of the Tabor City Rotary Club held their dinner meeting at Community Hospital in Loris Monday night and then toured the newly expanded and improved facilities. Shown above in the hospital dining room, left to right, are Ed Fonvielle, Albert Goldfinch, Ren Nesmith, Lewis Gore, Horace Carter, Jimmy Dicus, Roger Barp, Robert Soles, Jack Strickland, Paul Rogers, Richard Gordon and Porche Smith. Annual School Athletic Night Set At Cafeteria For Monday The annual athletic banquet and awards night will be held at the Tabor City School cafet eria Monday night at 7:00, | Beimey Stevens, local coach.: announced today. The banquet and special »- , wards festivities event will be a ladies night occasion with members of the Tabor City Rotary and Civitan clubs al ttnding with their wive.:. ; ( Members of the various ath- ( letic teams, faculty members j, and a number of out of town j guests are also expected to at- ι, tend. Tht; big banqut * usually L is attended by about ?fiO uer- i sum;..* .1. *■*·! Principal Randall Burleson was in Chapel Hill Tuesday of 11 this week and called to say that Vito Ragazzlo, of the Uni- j versity ο f North Carolina I ( coaching staff, would be the principal speaker at the ban quet. Among the trophies that will be presented Monday night is the Jack Strickland Award to the most valuable football player; the H. G. Dameron, Award to the most improved |; football player; The Civitan Club Award to the most valu able girl basketball player and tht Rotary Club award to the most valuable boy basketball player. The Arthur Prince Award usually given to the outstand ing baseball player will not be presented this year in that no baseball program was held by the Tabor City school this iipring. Circles of the Woman's Mis sionary Union of the Baptist Church were held Mondav night. Mrs. Adford Edwards was hostess to the Fay Farmer Circle at her home. The eve ning program "The Bible An.! Race" way given by Mrs. Η. N. Rogers. Five members were piesent. Net '»HI On «Or er **e «000 Tli«.· 4-H Development Fund irive in Columbus County ov- j •ι the last two years has re viled in $5,586.09 being turn- ; d over to the State organiza ion f«*c promotion of 4-H club . V» the Tar Heel Stäte. ; Fu'j'inost among tl)o objvc rves-of the 4-H Development·] f'und is the offering of scholar hips to deserving (arm youth r- the State. This phase has lircady paid off locally with >ne S500 scholarship iiavinu »ten granted to David Ward >f the Bethel community. An »:her $500 scholarship has 1 wen awarded a New Hanovei .ounty 4-H girl, also in this ; •xtension division district. The drive for funds in Co umbus began two years ag.< 'lid a check for S2.481.47 was J urned over to the State head juarters following that solici ation. The last drive netted | 12,104.62 and brought the total ο $5.586.09. The check for the est solicitation has now been urned over to the State fund hairman. "This money was raised hrough a widespread solieita ion by mail and to a lesser xtent in person of the busi :<ss firms all over Columbus "ounty. The response has beep nighty giatifving and those of is on the committee who pro moted this campaign are hap· iy with the results," W. Hör et· Carter, chairnvin. said to il j . "We feel that the business pen of the county are due η tal round of applause for heir support of this worthy Toject. Their support has been xeeptionally good and we are hi.ppy to hi'.vt· raised :is much <·' the quota a> w·· c'.icl.*' Carter «aid. Tin· county quota was S"800 and was not reached in its en tirety. "1 also want to thank those ithers numbers o£ the com mittee who gSve g'endrously of their time and efforts to put this campaign over during the p:-st two years. L. R. Bowers, Clvdo Wayne and Mrs. Marjor i< \V. Gore were members of the committee." Carter said. "And it goes without saying that we want to thank the co unty and home agents and their assistants for their part constant prodding and enthusi in the drive. Without their ί'Μΐι. I'm sure the whole pro ject would have been a fail ure." Carter said. Amoret Rogers To Graduate Amoret Rogers will graduate from the Greensboro College, Greensboro. June 3rd. 19(J2. with a Bachelor of Arts De gree in Philosophy and Re ligion. She has accepted a call from the Baptist Tabernacle Church in Atlanta. Georgia, to serve as the pastor's secretary. She will begin work in At lanta immediately upon grad uation from the Greensboro College. Miss Rogers' parents are the .1 C. Rogerses of Fair Bluff. These five member« nr the Columbus County Band from Tabor City toured the« tarns Community Hospital last week as part of the 12th anni bersarv activities of the hospital. They stop to play doctor a moment as some "examine" others for ailment«. They are left to right, Rusty Carter, Joe Scott, Larry Canady, Frank Damerson and Mike Steven·.