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Ε WINNING WEEKLY Ν EWSPAPEK IN THE UNITED STATES - SEftVICE : skxse ^i,8HNEss • WITHOUT FAVOR The Goal of The Tribute ^u* »nd Forever 7< 6ÖNT MISS • NEWS • FEATURES • PICTURES • ADVERTISING Every Week in The Tribue νου™™.™,«,, — Po>Uit rM "Tabor City — The Town With A City Future" Λ. Trtor CHy. W. C. WEDNESDAY. Al'GTST ». »6, P.·,. Atl..,te r, r_. ■vm L»gII· ··'— ι I City. N. C. 10c PER COPY—$3.90 AND $4.00 A TEAR SOMETHING NEW — School is a new experience for these first - grade boys, but none of them seems particularly upset by the hussle and bussle of their first day in school. Plans For School Year Completed Tabor Citv's 1962-63 school year got off to a good start Monday. August 27. and regular classes began on Tuesday. All registrations have been com jiieted. with a total enrollment of 1244 pupils in Ihe combined dcpNtmcnts. This enrollment consists of 883 students in the elementary grades, and 361 students in the high school. The school will have 12 buses tunning this year, and the driv ers are as follows: Bus No. 68. Tommy Smith; Bus No. 69, Linda Buffkin; Bus No. 70, W. II. Morris: Bus No. 71, Wanda Fowler; Bus No. 72. Ruby Nor rie; Bus No. 73. Jimmy Turbe ville; Bus No. 74. Drex Soles; Bus No. 75. George Soles: Bus No. 76. Pat Ward; Bus No. 77, Pat Wright: Bus No. 78, Gene Mills; Bus No. 79, Richard Cox. There has been some work done and thought given to the primary department of the school, and Principal Randall |Burleson says, in a letter to the parents of first grade children: "For the last four years we have been working in our pri mary department to bring about a more efficient system in our methods of teaching and class organization." "This type of organization has been tried in some of the best systems in the county and |has been proved to be very successful. I want to assure you that we are not going to rush into any radical experiment that would result in failure for any of our children." Mr. Burleson further states that a meeting wil be held on Monday, September 10. at 3:15 p. m., for the parents of these first grade children. The pur pose of the meeting, which will be held in the school cafeteria, will be to explain the new pro gram. The first week of school, the first grade pupils will go home at 12:00 o'clock, with the ex ception of those who ride buses. After this, they will go homP at 1:00 o'clock. Those children who ride busses will remain at school until 3:05, un less their parents come for them. ASCS ELECTIONS County and community Agricultural and Stabilisa tion Conservation Commit teemen who will administer ASCS programs in 1983 will be elected by farmers on Sep tember 12. On Sept. 12, the polls will be open from 8 a. m. to β p. m. The ballots will be tab ulated publicly on voting day Immediately after the polls close at the coanty ASCS office. Questions on eligibility to vote and hold office will be settled by the coanty com i mlttee subject to appeals to the State Committee. Locations of polling places and a complete slate af nom inees by communities will ap pear In the Sept. ft edition of the Tribune. Teochers Are Announced At Douglass HS The new Douglass High School Teachers' Roster for the school year 1962-63 has recent ly been announced, and is as follows: " * Μ ' W. A. are. Principal; J times B. Brown, Agriculture; Jona than House, Math.; Mi-s Henri etta J. Westley, Science; Miss Elizabeth Taylor, English; Miss Evelene Davis, home econom ics, health; Miss Helene Buck, French, social studies; Mrs. Ir ene Maultsby, librarian; eighth grade, John C. Williams; sev enth grade, Mrs. Lucille Mon roe. John C. Johnson, sixth grade; Mrs. Marian Boone, James P. Troy; fifth grade, Mrs. Ruth T. Marshall, James Pailin: fourth grade, Miss Mary M. McKoy, Mrs. Callie A. Dav is; third grade, Mrs. Clara B. Pailin, Mrs. Geneva Gillis; sec ond grade. Mrs. Ada McKee, Miss Mary C. Palmer; first grade, Mrs. Elsie Alston, Miss Mildred Moore. Tobacco Thieves Make Monday Night Hauls "Tobacco farmers should guard their tobacco in the packhouses as closely as possi ble, make sure a light is kept burning at night over the door, the door securely locked and if necessary sleep inside the pack house for the remainder of the season," Ben Duke said today. "We have already had three cases of tobacco stealing this year and there may be more. Every farmer with his crop stored anywhere should take every possible precaution to guard it," the sheriff said. "Stolen tobacco is almost im possible to identity and thus these cases are difficult to solve," he continued. The sheriff reported the loss of 500 pounds of tobacco by Johnny A. Ward of Nakina Monday night and a similar amount on the same night by Robert White, of the Pine Lev el section, between Tabor City and Chadbourn. Another case of tobacco stealing occurred earlier in the season. NO JURYMEN MONDAY 8heriff Ben Duke an nounced today thai while subpoena· have already been mailed oat to tho·« persons called for Jury duty at next week'· term of criminal Superior Court advising them to report Monday, September 3, that they need not report until Tuesday, September 4. Sheriff Duke said that the presiding Judge had called to advise that no court would be held on Monday because of the Labor Day holiday. Jurymen called will have to report on Tuesday morning. Tabor City On Fed. List For Assistance The National Congress was scheduled to begin debate this week on a controversial $900 million depressed areas bill de signed to aid the unemployed in six Southern States. Among the States is North Carolina and one of the towns earmark ed for this federal assistance is Tabor City. Twelve other North Carolina towns are 0:1 this list. If the money is made avail able to the chronically-depress ed areas, of which Tabor City has been designated as one, the federal funds would be available for sewage, water* or other types of municipal im provement and expansion. Mayor Howard Harrelson has had some contacts with the ; North Carolina Employment I Security Commission in regard I for this proposed bill. ι Other towns in the State that ! have been placed on the list i for the Federal assistance in ! elude: Henderson, Hot Springs, Spruce Pines, Murphy, Marsh j all, Norlina, Hendersonville, j Brysun City, Roxboro, Durham, Roper and Elm City. Nakina School Faculty Named Principal Μ. M. Jones has an nounced the eleven member faculty for the commencing school term at Nakina high ι school . Faculty members are: Clyde Blackmon. science and math.; Mrs. Mary Cartrette, English I and social studies; R. V. Cart rette and James W. Gore, agri culture; Connor Cox, commerc ial studies; W. S. Atkinson, sci ence, physical education, and athletic director; Mrs. Alease Mercer, home economics; Clay ton Shackelford, social studies and English; Mrs. Sue TT. O'Shields, English and French; and Mrs. Wade Braxton, music. Jones, in addition to principal duties, will teach math. TABOR WOMEN WINS Mrs. Annabelle Angle of Tabor City won a S10 fish shaped check for a 4 pound 4 ounce speckled trout caught at Inlet Pier during the Grand Strand Fishing Rodeo now in progress. Newswoman Hurt In Accident Near Pinehurst Mrs. Evelyn Leonard «>ι Chadbourn. formerly of Tabor Jity and a former employee «>' the Tabor C'iiy Tribune, w. injured in an automobile acei d«nt in Moore County Saturday night. Her htisb:>nd. Irland Leo card, of Chüdbourn. and a nephew, Jimmy Mai-tin. 01 ! Dunn, were also injured. The acrid« nt orcurrcd on« mile north of Aberdeen at the Intersection «>f L'S 1 anil L'i 501 at 11:40 p. in., according to State Trooper J. F, Cardwell af the .M »ore County Unit οι the State Highway Patrol. The small English Ford 'An Kliai occupied by the Leonards was traveling n«>rih «in US I and apparently made a left turn off into US 501. and in front of a 1959 Fortl driven by Kcrmit Littleton. 27. of Aber deen. causing the collision. The identity of the driver of the English Ford had n«it been fully established as of Monday morning. Trooper Card well said. Mrs. Leonard. 46, was taken I Ιο N. C. Memorial Hospital. Chapel Mill with serious head : injuries and is being treated in the "intensive care" depart ' ment of that hospital. Her con j dition Monday was listed as ι "lair." It wa\ reported that she Had a "good night." Sunday. Deland Leonard is in Moore County Hospital. Pinehurst with multiple lacerations of , the head and other possible in juries, Trooper Cardwell said. Jimmy Martin, 13, was also admitted to Moore County Hos pital with facial cuts and oth er. injuries. I ^Acnofding to reports. Mar.* was in the back seat sleeping ; at the time of tht. collision Two Charges Filed In Local Accident Drunken driving charges were brought against Kenneth L. Milligan of Chartbourn follow ing a traffic accident Monday afternoon on Filth Street in front of Joe Duncan's Garage. According to police reports, ■ Milligan, driving a small for eign car, was travelling south ' on Fifth St. and made a U-turn, j at which time, his car struck an auk» driven by Kenneth C. j Grainger of Tabor City. There were 110 injuries re ported. i Milligan was charged with : possession of non-tax paid whiskey in addition to the j drunken driving charge. KIDDIE FAIR COMING The Tabor City Junior Chamber of Commerce an nounced last nicht that they will sponsor the Carolina Amusements show in Tabor City next week. The "kiddie fair" will open at 7 p. m. Monday Sept. 3 1 and will continue through Sept. 9 at a location next to Tabor 'City Motor Sales on the Whiteville road . I Clifford Gore, Jaycee pres ident, emphasized that there would be no gambling con cessions at the show. Jayeees will sell advance tickets at six rides for SI. This show has been held at H'hiteville and other nei ghboring communities, and has boon considered success ful by sponsoring organiza tions. Brunswick Elec· Membership Corp· To Hold Meeting Here Directors of (he Brunswick Electric Membership Corpora tion, the Η Κ A power company that serves a large area of Co lumbus and Brunswick count ies, will hold the annual mem bership meeting in Tabor City this year. Directors voted unanimously Saturday to hold this year's 23rd annual meeting at the new R. C. Coleman Company 701 By-Pass Warehouse on October 19. It marked the first timo that directors had decided to ι meet in Tabor City. Officials of the Tabor City · : Merchants Association voiced a hearty welcome to the memb ! ers of the Brunswick power organization and promised com plete cooperation for the big gathering that is expected 4.o draw at least 3000 persons. E. D. Bishop, general manag er of Brunswick Electric ftn n bership Corporation, expressed the hope that this would be a record turn out year. He said that fine professional enter· J tainment had been arranged and would be announced later. The business portion of the annual meeting consists of the* ••lection of directors and report of various officers of the com pany . Registration will begin r.t 12:00 on October 19, and the meeting will officially get start ed at 1:30 Ρ .Μ. Various activi ties will be on the agenda for the remainder of the afternoon, including the awarding of sev eral hundred dollars in electric 1 appliance prizes. — Monday Weed Sale Sets New Record With Nearly Half Million Pounds Jernigan Files Tobacco Suit; Asks $20,000 An insecticide that killed some eight acres of tobacco in the Tabor C'ily area is the basis for two suits totaling $20,000 filed will the Columbus coun ty Clerk of Court. The $20,000 claim contends that a spray. Tiger Brand, was applied to tobacco plants tu kill horn worms and other in ..ccts but a few hours after the plants were sprayed, they died. Fred Jernigan. Tabor City native, is seeking recovery of $14.250 for 5.70 acres killed by the spray. The second suit was filed by Julius Strickland, a co-plaintiff with Jernigan on the 5.70 acres and also for 2.30 acres of his own crop killed by the spray. Defendant in the suits is Capc Fear Chemicals. Inc.. of Elizabethtown. The suits say that the spray was bought May 16 and applied the next day. The suits also claim that the two farmers had good crops of tobacco at the time of spraying and were looking forward to good yields. Local Processor Exhibits Wares In Florida Show Manufacturing * flt ne jror'i this area are among the ap proximate 100 North Carolina concerns exhibiting their pro ducts at a unique "Made in North Carolina" show in Holly wood, Fla. this week. The "Made in North Caro lina" products, processed or manufactured, are being shown in conjunction with the visit here of 332 North Carolina merchants, who are guests of Walker Martin, Inc.. Raleigh. General Electric Co. franchise dealer in the State. The mer chants. some from this locality, got the all-expense trip as re wards for selling more than 89,000 major appliances, tele vision sets, and stereo units in a sales contest just ended. Among concerns showing their North Carolina-made pro ducts in the spacious conven tion hall of the Hotel Diplomat in Hollywood for visiting indus trialists and others to see are Tabor City Foods. Inc., Tabor City. Governor Terry Sanford was the speaker at a banquet on Wednesday night at the Hotel Diplomat for the guests of Wal ker Martin, President of Wal- j kcr Martin, Inc.. who is also j First Vice Chairman of the North Carolina Board of Con servation and Development. ••It is especially interesting tn me that you arc prominently displaying and promoting 'Made in North Carolina' products during your meeting in Flor ida." Governor Sanford wrote Martin. Λ!1 power and happiness are spiritual, and proceed from goodness. LENNON VISIT—Congressman Aton Lennon chats with Al Whitehead, sales supervisor of the Tabor City Tobacco Market, during a visit to Tabor City last week. Lennon visited both Tabor City tobacco warehouses during sales and talked with farmers, warehousemen and buyers. Lennon commented on the effficient operation of the tobacco market here. Fair Bluff Faculty List Is Announced \ ' Fair ©lüff Sehöul oj>uned to the teaching staff Thursday. August 23, in preparation for launching the new school year. Friday the county-wide teach ers' meeting was held in Halls boro, and all teachers were ex pected to attend. Monday morn ing saw the pupils on hand for registration and orientation, while Tuesday morning the first day of regular schedule bookwork began. This day also marked the opening of the school cafeteria. The teaching staff for the j year has been announced as ( follows: First grade, Miss Evelyn Floyd; second grade, Mrs. | Gladys Rogers; third grade, j Mrs. Grace Anderson; fourth j grade, Mrs. Clara Dalton: fifth | grade. Mrs. P. P. Renfrow; sixth grade. Miss Georgia Floyd; seventh grade, Mrs. Geneva Jones; eighth grade, Mrs. Kathryn Turner, In the high school Mrs. Eva B. Hardin will teach home ec onomics; Mrs. Annie Lawrence Smith, English and history; Mrs. Poe B.irnes, English and French; Robert A. Waddell, science and athletics; James R. Rabon, Vocational Agriculture I and Pierce Dalton is principal. I Merchants Give More Silver $$ Day Tickets Silver Dollar Day tickets are being handed out in increasing numbers as sales on the Tabor City Tobacco Market reached an all-time high this week. Local merchants also report an increase in the number of tickets being given to shoppers (Continued On Page 3) BIRTHDAY CALENDAR The sale of community Birthday Calendars is under way. Members of the Tabor City Jaycees are calling on local residents selling calendars and getting birth dates. The calendars will list birthdays, anniversaries, club meetings, and other activities of local people. Funds from the sale of these calendars is slated for use in starting a permanent project for the young people of Tabor City. Calendars may be purchas ed from any Jaycce member er. More tobacco was sold on the Tabor City Tobacco .Market Monday than has ever been sold here in a single day. Close to a halt - million pounds passed into the har.ds of buyers, and indications were that both poundage and prices would continue to rise before the tentative market closing date of Sept. 21. The exact figures for Mon day sales were: 479.958 pound« sold for a total ol S311.62ti.67 with an average of S64.92 per hundred pounds. FARMERS PLEASED Farmers were pleased with ! the high dollar received in 'labor City for their crop. One local grower sold 5.000 pounds for a little less than S4.000 or an average of $72 per hundred. Another sold 1,100 pounds for η S73 average, and several growers averaged better than $70 pei· hundred. There were full sales this week and last week in both Tabor City warehouses. TOTAL SALES Total sales for the 1962 sell ing season on the Tabor City market, including the outstand ing sale day on Monday, are 4.324.540 pounds "sold for a ' total of $2.555.590.46 with an average of better than $58 per hundred pounds. These figures include the untied tobacco I poundage sold during the open ing five days of the current selling season. Warehousemen urge farmers to get -their crop to market as soon ' as possible while the I prices are high and weed is • selling well. They also point out that the season of tropi cal storms is setting in. and bad weather may make it difficult , to market tobacco under the best possible conditions. Monday was a good sales day on the entire South Carolina and North Carolina Border Belt with a total of 14.155,692 pounds sold for an average of $64.64 per hundred, ι Stores And Markets To Close Labor Day Tobacco warehouses and stores will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. Members of the Tabor City Merchants Association voted to close Labor Day as I they have in past years. Stores will remain open on Wednesday afternoons until the first of January 1963. NOT1CÜÜ Mrs. Η. B. Buffkin. Jr.. has announced that Kelly's Kiddie Kindergarten will ■ open on Tuesday morning, I September 4, at 9:00 Α. Μ All mothers who have regist ered their children for the kindergarten are urged to bring them on this first day. RAID AT STATE I.INF-—State and county poller wlifd nearly H3M.H worth of brer and ar rested thrre men Sunday on charge· of gelling beer without a license and of selling beer « Sunday. The arrests were made after atate tax division men made purchases of beer Thursday and Friday nichts and min on Sunday at two placca they said did not have beer IIcmmi. They named those arrested aa Howard Phlpps, Roy Harper and Pete Causey, and anld the pur chases were made at establlahmenta of Doaher Powell and Elk Ward. The arrested men forfeit ed bonds totalling MM Monday. The beer show η In a county truck above was lonflseatod. Making the raid were state tax men and County Policemen Baddy Fowler, Lee Johnson and Willis Oaase.