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PRIZE 1FINNING WEEKLY NEWSPAPER IN THE 1/ WIPED STATES • WITHOUT 8BLFI8HNB88 • WITHOUT FEAB • WITHOUT fAVOB The Goal mt The Tribune New and Foraver VOLUME XXVII. NUMBER 2 Seeoad Clew Portage Paid At Tabor 99Tabor City — The Town With A City Future" C>ty· W· C· WEDNESDAY. JULY 18. 1968 Pub. Erery Wednesday By The Atlantic Pub. Co.. Gree· Sea Bd.. Tabor City. N. C. tx>m miss • NEWS • FEATUBE8 • PICTURES • ADVEBHSINO Every Week la The Tribme 10e PEB COPY—$3.#· AND M.00 A YE AB . £ ψ , . . I · .... ν * \ \ yJUBBiUilllilHI»^·"·**·■*■~· - BALING LOOSE LEAF — Marketing specialist. J. H. Cyrus shows farmers the proper method of baling tobacco for loose leaf sale j. He uses a simple plywood baling box and 72 lb. test tobacco twin« to pack a neat bale. A sheet of cardboard is first placed in the bot tom «/ the baler to prevent tobacco from being damaged in handling. ' Leaf Market Opens Aug.2; Loose Leaf Sales Explained By Ray Wicker With the opening of l«>t North and South Carolina φ Border Belt tobacco market.s to be set t»>day in Lumbeilon, farmers in this area learned the proper handling and mar keting of loose tobacco in a meeting held in the new By Pass Warehouse last night. South Carolina has set mar ket openings for Aug. 2, and tobaccomen are expected to confirm this date for North Carolina openings at the Laiim p berton meeting today. The South Carolina opening date was set last Friday in Florence, and all Border Belt markets( both N. C. and S. C.) usually open on the same day. The Georgia market will op en on July 26, one week earl ier. With the excepted North Carolina tobacco market open ing only about two weeks a W way, farmers in this area wat ched as J. H. Cyrus. North Ca olina Department of Agricul ture tobacco marketing speci alist, demonstrated the proper techniques of grading, baling, and sheeting untied tobacco. Several hundred farmers, eager to learn the how to eet untied tobacco on the ware house floor in the best possible condition, observed and asked numerous questions as Cyrus conducted last night's meeting, since for the first time this year lugs and primings may be sold loose on the North Carolina market during the first five days of sale. we are going 10 iry 10 no π better job in handling untied tobacco than they do on the Gt-urgia market. If we do not we will be taking a step back te ward in this loose leaf experi ment." Cyrus told the farmers present. Cyrus gave farmers numer ous tips on how the tobacco companies felt about buying untied tobacco. "Companies are greatly int erested in baled loose tobacco, but baling is not required on LAKE TABOR MEETING 14 A special called meeting of stockholders of the Tabor City Recreation Commission. Inc.. will be held at the Lake Tabor Pavilion on Thursday night, inly 26. at 8:#0. Ted Watts, president, has announced. The meeting Is being call ed to consider the construc tion of a concession stand, bath house and caretaker's Γ residence at the lake. In that It la a major project of the corporation, the decision will be left up to the stockholders and It la Imperative that a quorum be repreaented. Watts said. All stockholders will be notified of the meeting by mail this week and thoae who cannot attend are urged to return the cards wttl· < proxy vote authorisation so that the business can bo leg· ally transacted at the July II. meeting· North Carolina markets this j year. There is no regulation on the method of handling, either baling or "Georgia packs" (sheeting) will be permittee)," he said. On grading loose tobacco, j Cyrus told farmers that thay need not worry about using the I old time-consuming method of hand grading each leaf of to bat co. "Just put a pile of tobacco on a Ion«» table and shuffle it across the table picking out leaves tnal tlo not blend, in other words, leaves that arc green or that stand out like a 'sore thumb'", Cyrus said. Cyrus explained that h<in.i- : ling loose tobacco was not as ι (Continued On Page 3) Loris Man Receives Slight Injury In Tabor City Traffic Accident One person received minor injuries and two cars were damaged in a traffic accident in front of the Tribune office about 7:39 a. m. Monday. Homer Tyler, Rt. 3, Lons, received bruises in the area of the rib cage and strained mtis • cles in his right arm when hlk 'car struck a car driven by J. J N. Prince, of Tabor City, Ht. 2. Prince was not injured. The accident occurred on the Green Sea Road at the Lewis St. intersection. Prince, driving a 1981 Forr], had pulled into the LewU St. intersection attempting to m^ke a U-turn. Tyler, driving a 1954 Cadil lac, was traveling behind Prince, and was unable to avoad striking the Prince auto when Prince attempted η U turn , The Tyler auto struck the left rear fender of the Prince auto, and the force of the im pact pushed the Prince uut'> into the roadside curbing dam aging the right side of the car. No charges were brought against either driver. J. R. Barker, Tabor City Chief of Police, was the inves igutlng officer. THE GEORGIA PACK — J. H. Cyras show« tobacco farmers ! how to sheet loose tobacco for marketing. Either sheeting I or baling will be permitted during the first five sale days of N. C. markets. Dr. Hubert Todd Dies Saturday; Funeral Services Held Monday Dr. Hubert A. Todd. 50. n Whitcville dentist. died Satin ray moaning «t Κ a. in. in Duke Hospital in Durham. Death was ( att ibutcd to hepatitis. He was a native of Tabor City an«! was the son of Mrs. Mary Butler Todd and the late John Du-' Berry Todd of this city. Dr. Todd had practiced dent- ! istry in WhiteviHc since 1957 and was a World War II voter-i an. II,. graduated from Tabor City Hiyh School. North Caro lina State College. and thei Medical Colleue of Richmond. Vi-uinia. lie was an active member of the Whiteville Methodist Chur ch. He also was a member of the Civitati Club and was a former director of the CIai>. Hi , also served on the Library Boat ;t and was a leader in Par ent -Teacher Association work, j Final riles for Dr. Hubert A.' Todd were held Monday at 10 a. m. from the McKenzie Mort- j uary chapel. The Rev. A. D. j H.vrd of the Whiteville Method-, ist Church conducted the ser vices He was assisted by Rev. Nelson Hodukins. rector of Grace Episcopal Church and Rev. 1'. II. Layfleld, Jr., pastor of the Tabor City Methodist j Church. Interment followed in Columbus Memorial Park. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mabel Ross Todd: two sons. John Hubert Todd and Peter Phillip Todd: a daughter. Miss Susan Ross Todd, all of the home: his mother, Mrs. Mary B. τ··ηί of Tabor City: and his olstor, Mrs. Julian Smith of; oe.iiei. Horry Electric Co-Op To Stage 'Bonus Bucks' Horry Electric Co-Ου memb- ! •ts again this year will have a j RIO opportunity to buy new j electric appliances at greatly j ••educed prices under a new1 Willie Wired hand Bonus Buck | Program which begins thro-j ughout the county Aug. 1. j Members are being mulled Bonus Buck Certificates which will be honored by Bonus! Buck Electric Appliance Dealer? giv ing the Co-Op members ft $15 -eduction in the price of each | electric freezer. $20 on each electric rang«·. $25 on eac h 40 "allon two-element water hfat- j «*r; $15 on each electric wilier | oiimp, $20 on each automatic, electric washer and $25 en | each automatic electric drier, j Members are also being mail- j ed Bonus Buck Gift Certific- I •des which, when deposited in 1 the Certificate Box of «heir i favorite Bonus Ruek Applnnrc | Dealer will make them eligible to compete for a $300.00 elec- ι trie appliance to be given away ι FREE at the annual Electric j Fair and Membership Meeting. The Electric Fair and Mem- ! bership Meeting will be held in Conway Sept. 17 and IRth this j vear. with the meeting proper ' and prize drawing scheduled for Sept. 1R. Other prizes i'ι . be given away at this time, al- | so. Some 3Ί dealers signed up at ι •ι meeting Thursday night to j become approved Bonus liuck Appliance Dealers in the Bonus j Buck Program this year Those servine the I .oris area include ι Western Auto, l.oris: J. B. Bat- ! tie, Nichols: Fulton Floyd. Green Sea: Johnson Cotton C'».. T.oris: Butler Furniture C>·... Avnor; I.oris FCX Service. Ed munds Tire and Appliance Co., Mullins: Pec Dee Farms Coro., Gallvants Ferry: Carolina Fur niture Co., 1<oris: W. F. Cr»* Co., Loris: I>oris Auto Parts l^oris. Radio and Appliance; C. C. Soles and Sons. Tr.bor Cily: McGougan Electric Co.. T.ib«.r City; Strickland Furniture Co.. Loris; and Lewis Brothers. Aynor. TO HOLD SERVIC ES The Rev. Don Watts will ho1(' nomine »»ml even hi« service » the I .oris Free Will Raptfet "hur.h on Sunday, July 22. Good humour may bo said 'o be one of the vc-rv best arti ges of ttre.ss one can wear Ir society. William Makepeace Thackeray Deed Obtoined For Property For Airport ■'[won't be too long before Loris and Tabor City have an airport. Tin Twin City Airport Cor poration. a non-profit organii' . lion comprised of aviation en thusiasts and member of th·.· Civil Air Patrol, last week ob tained a deed to an excellent piece of property on the Coun try Club Road for a Twin City Airport. Contributions from the resi dents of the Twin City Com munity made possible the down payment on a piece of property 250 feet wide and approximat" lv a mile long, north of iht road and opposite the landing strip currently being used. The Rev. G. Clyde Prini·«·. chaplain of the Twin Ci'.y Squadron of the Civil Air Pa trol. and one of the more en thusiastic fliers in this area, was one of the main kingpins in raising the money which ha be. η paid on the property. Work on the airport — cut ting weeds and brush—was be gun Tuesday morning and :>i dirations were '(won't be loiig before a full fledged airport i-· in the making there. Demonstrations Tour Thursday Tlit· annual tobacco fertiliz er dealer tour lias been schcti ulrfl for Thursday. July 19, \> itli the group to leave '».he agricultural building In White v"le it Η a. m. on tnWt day. a*i ><-·.! Itu M|1 Agent Charles D. R-iper rep&ts that five dem-1 onstrations will be given on the tour: rotation, deep plowing, nematode control, fertilizer placement, and fertilizer laic·. According t»» Raper. chemic al injury damage and a fert ilizer management test have also been added at the Border Belt Tobacco Research station. "I know the fertilizer manage ment test will be a real high light of the day's tour," Rap« r declared. The tour will include the fol lowing places: Norman Gore'« for fertilizer placement dem onstration at 8:25 a. m.: Harry Steven's for nematode control at 9 a. m.; John L. Ward, Jr.-' for fertilizer rate at 9:30 a. m.; Junior Fisher's for rotation at 10:10 a. m.: D. J. Shelley's for deep plowing at 10:40 a. m.: Luther High's for chemical in jury at 11:10 a. in.; Border Bell Research station at 11:30 a. *n The tour will officially end a* the Research station. There is no night but in God's frown; there is no clay but in His smile. Mary Baker Eddy I am persuaded that every time a man smiles—but much more so when he laugh'.— it adds something to this fsa,.! mcnt of life. Lawrence Steine A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish mir acles. William HazliU Swimming Pool Rent Plan Proves Popular Something new has lirm added at the Carolinas Co untry Club— The swimming pool in available nichts for private parties. The pool, with use of the clubhouse inrluded. is avail· able nights at $20 per nicht. Λ lifeguard is also furnished for this fee. Demand for the pool has been brisk and It is signed up for every night this week and next—this week for swimming classes and next week by the Tabor City Methodist Youth Fellowship. The Lorls Junior Chatnhrr of Commerce, the employers of thr I,or Is Flggly-Wicglv and others. Reservations may be made throuch either Charles Hod ge* In Lorte or W. W. Woody In Tabor City. Dr. Stout Coming To Tabor; Opening Office Here Monday Dr. William Λ. Stout has de.ided t<* set up practice in Tabor City starting at 9 A. M. Monday morning. His office will be in the building form erly occupied by Dr. Winfred Hardy, who left Tabor Ciiv June 25. This building was the ol lice of the late R. C. Harrel son. Jr. "I am happy to be coming ti> Tabor City. I have given the decision to eome here careful thought, and I feel thai I could not have found a place whore my services are more needed." Dr. Stout said. "1 plan to do a general fam ily practice, and am especially interested in obstetrics and pediatrics." He said. Dr. Stout was raised in the small town ol Ramseur, popu 'ation and graduated ιrom Η iiuseur High School in 1950. H's mother and father, two Innthers and a sister all live in Ramseur. Dr. Stout is unmarried. He attended Gardner-Webb Junior College. LSoiling Springs, N. from 1950 to 1952 receiv ing an Associate Arts degree. For the next two years 1952 55) Dr. Stout served with the II. S. Army <>n active duty a? an enlisted man in an infantry company. Upon completion of his mili tary obligation. Dr. Stout re turned to school at the Uni versity of North Carolina to sinitv public health. To pay lor his education, he worked as a waiter in a Chapel Hill rest aurant during the school year, and he worked 18 hours a day in a woolen mill at Hamseur I during the summer to eain ' money to return to seh« ο!. I Dr. Stout graduated from the ! UiiiVersitv of North Carolina in Ι!ΙΓ)7 with a Bachelor of Sct ' flirt' th-jjri*e in Public Health, anrl would have entered this field of social service had he not det ided to become a doctor. From 11157 to 1961, Dr. Stout I worked toward a M. D. degree J ;it Bowman Gray Medical j School at tin· Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. After receiving his M. D. degree, he again entered the U i S. Army this time with the rank of First Lieutenant, and soon advanced to the rank of Captain. During this stay ir the Army, Dr. Stout did a one year internship at Walter Ktsd Armv Hospital. Washington, D. C. Dr. Stout's medical educa tion was financed through funds granted by the North Carolina Medical Care Com mission. Dr. Stout arrived in Tabor City from Walter Reed Hospit ! al last Friday, and by Saturday evening he had decided to ;et up practice here. His arrival in Tabor City is largely due to the combined efforts of the Tabor City Merchants Associa tion. which began work to se cure another dot tor immedi ately after it was learned mat Dr Hardy was leaving. "We are indeed pleased that Dr. Stout made the decision to come to Tabor City, and the Merchants Association stands ready to do everything possible to see that he does not regret I his decision to come." AI Whitehead, executive secretary of the Merchants Association, said. : Weed Hand Drowns In Irrigation Pond James Williams. 30. of Flor« j once, drowned Wednesday, in ι an irrigation pond in the Vjnk Ica community. Williams, a tobacco worker or. the farm of Α. V. Lewis went swimming in the pond during a lull in the work. The . body was recovered by the ! 1/oris Rescue Squad. Garage Mishap Fatal Rüffln Benton. 53. of Gads den. Ala., was crushed to death beneath η car at Allen's Gar.igi at Orosccnt Beach. Thursday According to Coroner i.ittlc John Blanton, Benton was ad justing the brakes on the c^r and jack slapped from under ι the bumper. He had been working with this garage about ι two months. No inquest will b· I held, Blanton said. GETTING READY — Dr. Stout looks over Iiis new office as ho busily prepares to open his door to patients at 9 a.m. next Monday. y Local Girl -Attends Utah Meet Hilda Jernigan, 17, grand daughter of Mrs. Minnie Small, Given Sea. South C ·»'<>!in=». at tended the 1962 National Meet ing uf the Future Homemakers of America held July 9-12 at i the Hotel Utah Motor Lodge i:i ' Salt Lake City. Utah. Hilda, along with 800 teen age delegates of this national high school organization lor i students studying home e o nomics, participated in activi ties planned to introduce a:i('. interpret and National Program of Work for 1962-65 and mot ivate members to use it. Λ inong the outstanding speak -r.- j at the meeting was Mrs. Esthei Peterson, assistant secretary of labor, and director of the Wo men's Bureau. U- S. Depart ment of Labor. Mrs. Petersoi.'s j ■ speech, "Homemakers Need an Education," helped to empha size one of the objectives in (',«· new Program of Work, as did i each of the speakers' topics. "Guideposts for Progres-" was the over-all theme chosen ! bv delegates for their meeting, and all through the week, pa.i- : ; els. discussion groups, and pro j gram speakers helped the FTA'ers gain a l>etter uiul····- ' 'standing of their new Prog·an. j of Work and gave them "guide posts" for carrying out its ob- ! I jectives. I planned for the delegates. in j ι hiding a canyon tout and a musical presentation. Del · 1 gates also had an opportunity I to see much of the Salt Lake [ City area. Delegates are responsible f< r bringing ideas gained from the national meeting to the memb- j ers of their local chapter η no ' state associations. While attending the meeting, j Hilda served as an usher an:l , ι participated in the South Care- ( j lina presentation of "See The ! USA with the FHA." Hold Young Conway Man For Grand Jury An Horry County Coroner's Jury recommended Thursday, niaht that John Watts. 2032 Lewis St.. Conway? be held fel the Grand Jury as a result "f an inquest into the death of Mnck T. Harris. Harris was fatally injured Ju*>e 3 in an accident when «> bicycle he was riding on t'u Daisy road was struck by ar I automobile that the coroner ι said was driven by Watts. Local Leaders Attend Meeting Randall Burleson, local school principal and Ronald Foley, s: student, attended the anneal workshop for student leaderr at Mars Hill College last week. The workshop is sponsored by the North Carolina Stüde;·! Council Congress. The director of this year's workshop \var Miss Nan Abel, executive-sec retary of the N. C. Student Council Congress. Miss Abei is a guidance counselor in the Cirainger High School in Char lotte, N. C. The consultant of the work shop was Mr. R. W. Meriwetn er. dean of students of Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas. One hundred sixty-two Etü den! leaders from the various high schools throughout the state attended the workshop, along with their principals and teachers. The workshop schedule pro vided daily lectures by Mel: wetlier, uroii|> discussions, arid group a iiviues. Toe stud.-n' council pi ok. am could be eval uated in the national, «täte, and local levels through tl:e workshop activities. Ronald Foley, a rising senior at Tabor City High School, at tended the workshop because he will serve as council presi dent for next year. Burleson declared, "This was one of tlu· best workshops of any kind that I have ever at tended. It was informative, is - spiralional. and well-organized. "The Christian climate ol Mars Hill College cannot bt· described in words. The offici als of the college—from tee president to the janitor—were the most friendly and congeni al that I have ever knuwr. They were always ready to help in all woikshop activities," Burleson concluded. Ronald Foley believes that "it is encouraging to meet and talk and plan with other young people. Everyone seemed so excited and enthusiastic about student government. leader ship was one characteristic th.it was prevalent at this meet inj.'. I hope· that we at T. C. II. S. can incorporate sonic of lh· ideas of the workshop into our school program." INDUSTRIAL ΡΙ,ΛΤΙΝΓΜ Because of its unique prop erties. about i)l) per cent of to day's platinum is used for i.i <lusttial applications. 3.300 Nickel Alloys There are now over 3,300 nickel - containing alloys in commercial use throughout the world.