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The State port pilot. (Southport, N.C.) 1928-current, December 01, 1937, Image 1

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\jo>t Of The News 411 The Time Bleme ten no. , Krtificates Are Ken 4-H Girls If or Good Work ^Ltificates Of AchieveH?ent Kecently Were Warded Club Girls Of I r|,e County For Out itanding Work wards based on health and duty l!ir Brunswick County jjome Dem Club Women ^B Received Certificates Of Merit - ipwjng 4-h club girls rtificates of I, ent recenil.v lr. recognl^B com pie[ 'ml two years of club ^B i sportive subjects. . carried a health ^B home economics to completion: ^B yeai clothing: Skipper. Rosemary Alma Wolfe. H)- Peterson. Inez Peterson. H: Pet 'i son. Helen Inez ThoI'..ilon. Elizabeth H P.ahon. Elizabeth 2nd year clothing: Flora 1st year foods and ^B caret Mills. Emma J- year room im c-y-t Catherine Willetts. sV-h Lewis: 2nd year clothWilletts; 2nd year H r it ions: Guildaroy He- 2nd year health: CatherH Willetts. la 1st year clothing: AOS' Ly e Gilbert. Marjie GalloV P infoid: 2nd year II _ I: .. 1 Elaine Johnson. I 1st year clothing: Lm Stanley 2nd year clothing: F: ar.ee* Dodson. . 1st yeai-clothing: Edith I!;> Irene Robinson. Marie f ' , Mae Hewett. Elois L - Pai is Lancaster, Leona Hamv. |: ;:hport 1st year clothing : L. Grey Brown. [Motte: 1st year clothing: p- M. Bradsher. Elizabeth b: xc Frances Tripp. 1 :ro demonstration women r irds of merit in clothing: Mrs. Lacey Bennett. Shallotte: ti B M. Crawford, Speed; Continued on page 4.) Little Bits Of Big News News Events Of State, Nation and World-Wide Interest During Past Week to? Shoots Man Evryone knows that when a I bites a man. it's not news, t '.*hon a dog shoots a man ft a 12gaugc shotgun, that's w. ar.d it may sound very a-eai to everyone but Cecil "Scmer, r.l. who is fighting Me in a Warren. O.. hospital, Ms dog. Queen, the remorscMag|. Parthemer rested his on h fence while hunting. B^ r.m pi'.i up and touched trigger with her paws, scndV a full charge of wadding and to Parthemer's chest and mj'iltliui! Boost B, - : t Roosevelt asked conB"'' to cut the cost of home as an anti-depression p-jrr Monday- and congress ^B i liking for the " ^ in a special message, chirr executive suggested ^F*"'liirn(s to fcipral hous Wt which, lie said, would H duwri payment on small an.| reduce the financing them, as well as on ^B ' ambitious structures. He Ty-'Sf'l. also, changes in the ii< large scale con's of houses for sale and lent, with a $50,000,H. "location from the reamsfinance corporation to 11 movement impetus. Revealed B verthrow the repu government and restore a B ancient throne of B,:.; ,(;r uncovered, the goverB tnced Wednesday, in 'nlo an armed revolu y tiorly Minister of InteriB fiortnoy in a statement 1(1 nation plans for the B had been nipped in B Pai-ls extending from B. frontier through the B southern regions near B Spain continued. By. (r nd'-cating that the peoB government was still B^;' Sunt tcr leaders of the ] THI 45 4-PAGES TOD, / Woman Hunter .?*?>' ' :: 3E|r& f?n : CRACK SHOT?Althoug taken last season, it probably times this season, for wild tu Brooks Plantation, at Seaside, holding a 16-pound gobbler tl mann Bass, of Buffalo, N. Y., Two years ago Mrs. Bass had of killing two turkeys with on Wild Turkey Hi Purely IS * Many Brunswick County ~ Hunters Scorn Other Types Of Hunting For This, Which They Claim There Is Need For Real Ability PITTS MAN'S SKILL AGAINST WARINESS Dogs Are Useless In Quest Of Turkeys, And Only Man And Gun Are Matched Against The Gobbler Although the number of wild turkeys in Brunswick county has j j been greatly reduced during the i j past decade, the final extinction j | of these birds hardly will be ac- j complished through the resourcej fulness of man. I For wild turkey hunting is, J purely a matter of skill?a game | in which man matches wits with ' | the wariest of wildfowl. Dogs are useless, and hunting companions, [ unless they are trained woodsmen, are a liability. The best system that has been (Continued on page 4) ~ Bolivia Man Is Hurt In Wreck I His roadster skidding on the1 wet pavement J. J. McKoy, IV | prominent citizen of Bolivia, had J [a narrow escape from possible J fatal injuries when the machine i j turned over three times, just at I dark Saturday afternoon. Mr. McKoy sustained bad cuts I j about the head and other in- 1 , | juries, in addition to a severe | I shaking up. He was brought to w | the Brunswick hosiptal for treat- C ment, where he still is a pa- t! | tient. It is understood* that p 1 his car was completely demolish- a ed. Worn treads on the tires combined with the rain and slip- d J pery pavement is credited with fj | being the cause of the accident. Shrimpers Now Effort To Ou Tiie U. S. Bureau of Fish- i cries has long frankly admitted that it was stumped with the question of whether or ; not shrimp were migratory. They admit that it has been | conclusively proven that shrj imp travel for a short distance southward in the fall. I but presistent silence has been maintained regarding long distance hikes. Monday pretty heavy strikes of shrimp were made on the local trawling grounds. The shrimpers promptly asserted that the catches made here that day were the portions that escaped at Morehead City three j weeks ago when a big find , wa? audt up there and all ! ST A Goo( Bags Gobbler I ' I r SPPl mJ '< & W 1P vH| vH[ JB ?d n - - h the above picture was will be duplicated several rkeys are plentiful on the Above is George E. Brooks lat was killed by Mrs. Lywho is shown at the right, the unusual good fortune e shot. unting Is latter Of Skill THANKSGIVING IS ~ QUIETLY OBSERVED Practically everybody in Southport took the day off for Thanksgiving. the shrimp trawlers and persons connected with the packing houses being about the only exceptions. Offices in the court house were closed and the same rule was observed at the city hall. The post office observed Sunday hours, the bank closed for the day, as did most of the business places. A large number of local sportsmen took advantage of the holiday to go hunting. From all reports there were ample turkeys to meet all local requirements. In addition to supplying all demands in the county, it is said that Brunswick county farmers had several hundred turkeys to sell at outside points, and that they have plenty more coming 011 for Christmas. "ommends Work Of Civic Club Veil Known Newspaperman Says Local Agency Is Doing "Fine Bit Of Missionary Work For North Carolina" Making tip for the possible lack f appreciation at home, many ell known citizens of North arolina are constantly writing le Southport Civic Club to exress thanks for this and that, nd arc commending the efforts. Among such letters received uring the past wck was one om J. C. Baskervillc, well (Continued on page 4.) Are Busy In tguess Shrimp boats in those waters were employed profitably for two or three days. The Morehead City strike was lost almost as soon as it was found, and the middle of the past week found the up-state boats treaking back to Southport in considerable numbers. They have been arriving daily and one and all of the crews assert that the shrimp found and lost at Morehead City arc due to show up at Southport. In fact, they claim that the advance guard of the upstate shrimp was rolling over the trawling grounds here Monday. They frankly expect to make good catches this week. ATE i News paper It Southport, N. C., We Jobless To Get Wage Benefits In Near Future Unemployed Will Get Blanks In Middle Of December To Be Filled Out; j Laid-Off Workers Entitled To Part Or All Compensation COLUMBUS JOBLESS WILL PARTICIPATE Unemployed Persons Who Have Been Separated From Work For Given Length Of Time To Be Recipients Of Benefits Raleigh, Nov. 29?Mass separa- 1 tion from work, or the loss of 1 jobs for any large groups of ' workers in North Carolina dur- J ing the last month or two of this year, will be the first concern < of the N. C. Unemployment Com- M pensation Commission. Chairman s Charles G. Powell announced today. ] Blanks, to be filled out by the ( employers and sent to the com- ] mission, furnishing information f as to the time of layoff, employ- v ee's name and Social Security number and other pertinent in- s formation, are being prepared and are expected to be in the 1 hands of all employers laying j off sizeable groups of workers, ( by the middle of December. These ( blanks will be sent back to the ^ local Employment Service office c and when the workers register ' after January 1, 1938, will be < the claims for unemployment compensation, when signed by < the unemployed workers. Separa- 1 ate blanks will be filled out for total unemployed for those laid , off entirely, and for those who ' are kept at work on part time. Workers will be entitled either to total or partial compensation. Meanwhile. Mr. Powell poin'y out. all workers who are no* ! unemployed or who may become unemployed before Jauary 1, are advised to register for work at the nearest Employment Service office. If they are still unemployed on January 2, then on that day they should re-registerj and sigi. the separation report as a claim for benefits. Employers are asked to file an individual separation report for each worker laid off, and a summary report showing the number laid off on a given date, and to (Continued on page 4.) County Council P.-T. A. Meeting Brunswick County Council Of Parent-Teachers Association Will Meet Saturday Morning At Bolivia School. i nc erunswicn. tuunijr tuuuvn i of P.-T. A. will meet at Bolivia I high school Saturday, December 14th, at 10:30 o'clock. The Rever! end Sanky L. Blanton, of the First Baptist Church, Wilmington, will speak on, "Modern Education." I. E. Dodson. farm demonstration agent, will tell of his work with the 4-H club boys. Special music will be furnished by the Bolivia home demonstration club. Z. G. Ray will conduct the devotional. A large attendance is requested and lunch will be served by the local P.-T. A. ladies. Official Visit By Inspectors Several Important Officials In Civilian Conservation Corps Organization Were j ?At Camp Sapona Monday And Tuesday Camp Sapona was host to a number of official visitors on Monday and Tuesday. Among those visiting the camp were: N; M. Coney, Special Investigator for the Civilian Con- | serration Corps, from Washington. D. C.; Captain P. A. Mc Ginnis, Assistant District Surgeon, | District "A" Headquarters. CCC, I Fort Bragg: Captain David G. Wilson, Sub-District InspectorInstructor of Sub-District No. 6, headquarters Fort Bragg: H. J. Pawek, Director of North Carolina CCC State and Forestry Camps, Raleigh; Lieut. E. W Jones, Co. 410, CCC, Fort Bragg, who accompanied Capt. Wilson on the. inspection tour. Camp Sapona welcomed the j visitors and were very glad to j | have them Visit the company and to remain as guests overnight. P0R1 t A Good Com: dnesday, December 1, Membership For The Red Cross Now Increasing The Annual Red Cross Membership Drive Is Being Pushed In All Sections Of The County This i Week By Members Of Organization PROGRAM WILL BE RUN THRU SCHOOLS Effort Will Be Made To Have AH Consolidated Schools Of The County Earn 100 Percent Rating The annual Red Cross membership drive gets underway in ernest this week and the county has been organized for a complete canvass before Saturday night. The Reverend A. L. Brown, of Southport, is membership chairman, and J. J. Loughlin is his issistant. In Southport Mrs. J. IV. Ruark will be in charge of local sales. At Bolivia Mrs. Geo ge Cannon will be chairman of he membership committee; Mrs. Floyd Kirby will direct local eforts at Supply; Mrs. J. A. Russ vill be in charge at Shallotte and ?fr. Plyler, the school principal, vill push the membership drive it Leland. Everv Dossible effort will be nade this year to surpass last J rear's membership total. In order ,o do this, leaders of the Red >oss membership drive have callid upon the schools to joint jrade-by-grade. Each school with ivery grade cooperating will be abeled 100 percent, and cirtifilates will be awarded. The drive has been timed thrmghout the county to reach contusion by Saturday night. Civil Service Exam Announced Position Of Rural Letter Carrier For Bolivia To Be Filled From Examination: For Bolivia Post Office The United States Civil Service Commission has announced an examination to fill the position of rural carrier at Bolivia. The examination will be held at Wilmington. Receipt of applications will close on December 17. The date of examination will be stated on admission cards mailed to applicants after the' close of receipt of applications, i and will be about 15 days after that date. The salary of a rural carrier on a standard route of 30 miles served daily except Sunday is $1,800 per annum, with an additional $20 per mile per annum for each mile or major fraction thereof in excess of 301 miles. Certain allowances are also made for the maintenance of equipment. The examination will be open only to citizens who are actually domiciled in the territory of the post office where the vacancy exists, who have been actually domiciled there for six months next preceding the closing date for receipt of applications, and who meet the other requirements set forth in Form 1977. Both men and women, if qualified, may enter this examination, but appointing officers have the legal right to specify the sex desired in requesting certification of eligibles. Form 1977 and application blanks can be obtained from the vacancy office mentioned above or from the United States Civil Service Commission at Washington, D. C. Applications must be on file with the Commission at Washington, D. C., prior to the close of business on the date specified above. At the examination, applicants must furnish unmounted photographs of themselves taken within two. years. Advice About CCC Enlistment Requirements For Re-enlist-1 ment In Corps Are Given So Applicants May Line | Up Data It is contemplated that, beginning on or about .January 2 1938. the office will be authorized to consider the selection of additional veterans for enrollment in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Under existing regulations favorable consideration cannot be given the application of veterans for recnrollmcnt in the CCC until after the expiration of six (6) months from the date of their last previous discharge; furthermore, it is provided that favorable consideration for reenrollment cannot be given applicaCContinued oa page 4.) i x r pii munity 1937 publis Brunswick Fun In Way Of W Wide Variety Of Wild Ani Woods Of Brunswick Fur Is Brunswick county may not be anything compared to the recesses of Africa when it comes to wild animal life, but it will run most any place in the country a close race in this respect. There isn't any vast amount of money realized from the fur business in Brunswick because down here, where the winters are comparatively mild and pleasant, the furs on the animals 'aren't" as heavy and as good as they are further North. In this section, there are two kinds of squirrels?the gray squirrel and the fox squirrel. Of course that's not mentioning the flying squirrel such as can be found in abundance in this area. When it comes to foxes, there are gray and red foxes roaming the jungles of this county. Bears, represent the county's most ferocious animal though hardly any more ferocious than a buck deer if you get one cornered. The specie of bear found in this county is what is Holiness Minis In WVcxr>\r ' in v v * v/vn i ?? - H5 "SAPONA SANDSPUR" RATES FOUR STARS It will be interesting to the readers of the "Sapona Sandspur", Camp newspaper of Co. 427, CCC, South port, which is published monthly, that this publication received a four star ratine which is the highest honor a CCC paper can receive. "Happy Days", the official national weekly newspaper for the Civilian Conservation Crops, which is published In Washington, D. C., carried an article about the "Sapona Sandspur" and at the same time gave it a four star rating. This paper will be published monthly by the journalism class of Camp Sapona, and will be off the press the second Friday of each month. Impressed With Forest Program Travel Through Rural Sections Of Brunswick Convinces Southport Man That Forest Fire Protection Program Is Being Well Conducted CnAndintr mAof nf thp Slimmer UJ/^IIUlllg mwwv v? ? baiting for fishermen, and sometimes baiting hooks for them, the Southport Civic Club man got out of routine the past week and drove over most of Brunswick county with some interested visitors from New York. "What struck me most," said he, "was that during the whole runaround I only saw one place in Brunswick where a forest fire had broken out at any time during the past several months. This was at a place near Wilmington, and so far as we could see from the road, it did no damage." At any time during the past few years it would have been a difficult matter to drive for even a short distance anywhere in Brunswick, without actually seeing disastrous fires burning through woodlands. And, everywhere there was the terrible marking of conflagrations during previous weeks or months. Timber is worth vastly more than it was just a few years ago, and Brunswick county is (Continued on page four) Etheridge Sup] To Secure Lo Southport has a strong advocate for a yacht basin at Southport in Bruce Etheridge, Director of the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. In a letter to the Southport Civic Club last week, Director Etheridge stated that his Department was in hearty accord and stands ready to render any assistance possible in any effort on the part of Southport to secure federal assistance for the dredging. Outlining his reasons for being interested. Director Etheridge said, in part: "I am greatly impressed by the insufficient harbor facilities in and around Southport Situated, as it is on the \ .OT HED EVERY WEDNESDAY nishes Variety ^ ild Animal Life m?l Life Mav Be Found In v' County And Valuable Taken M ?? [ commonly known as the hog j bear. Listing further the animals which inhabit Brunswick forests, which are likely to greet you on _ a dark night if you happen to be lost in the woods, there are [ the smaller animals such as weasel, mink, otter, o'possum, rac- S< coon, skunk (whew) muskrats, 1 bob cats, wild cats, and rabbits. Deer are of course, to be found in abundance in the county, with J a lively portion of muff cats also. The otter furnishes the most | expensive hide to the fur trade, with mink running a close second. th In the past few years, the fur 101 business has grown by leaps and Ns bounds in the county. Hundreds and hundreds of pelts and hides from animals in this section find a8 their way to the metropolitan ^ markets every year ?offering at nl least pocket change to the Brunswick men who are handy with c' a rifle or know how to set a ce steel trap. ,th re th ter Killed 5 Saturday Night ? -? a) Holiness Minister Killed ,e I In Wreck Saturday Night ("i1 The Rev. Jesse F. Nelson tr Died Instantly When Hisln! Automobile was in Head- a, on Collision With An- e\ other Car tr ?? ss CORONERS INQUEST di SUNDAY AFTERNOON Cl Found That Accident Resuited From Poor Visibil- v ity During Downpour el On Highway Near p, Supply Commun- ir ity ci ib The second victim with*./ ^ li week of fatal automobile acci- ? dents in Brunswick county died ^ instantly shortly after midnight tj Saturday when the car in which he was riding crashed near 0 Supply. f( The deceased was the Rev. ^ Jesse F. Nelson, Holiness prea- c< cher, who was returning to Wilmington from a meeting in this s county. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. He- sl wett and Mr. and Mrs. D. L. l? Justice, together with three children, were also passengers in the Nelson machine. Mrs. Hewett I and Mrs. Justice were treated at 1 the Brunswick County Hospital following the accident. The other automobile was driven by David Tollin, of Miami Beach, Fla., who was accompani- IV ed by his wife and Mrs. Jeanettc Russo. The coroner's inquest, presided over by Coroner John G. Caison. was held here Sunday after noon, and Tollin was exhonorated. He said that the crash re- d| suited from poor visibility on the c road during a heavy downpour. ]a Members of the coroner's jury were G. C. Robinson, C. E. Cause, Sl Price Furpless, R. T. Woodside, y. G. W. Fisher, Clyde Newton. w bi Shallotte Boy Shoots Himself s Ernest Parker, Jr., If year old a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Park- VI cr, of Shallotte, is a patient at si the Brunswick County Hospital T where he is recovering from h wounds suffered Saturday when a the .410 guage gun with which he was hunting accidentally dis- r charged. The shot struck the boy in the side, and although he is in serious condition, he is expected to recover unless complications set in. ports Effort calYachtBasin mouth of the great Cape Fdar it is, and becoming more so daily, a step-over point on the north and south line travel.?Especially is it true that during the fall hundreds of pleasure craft arc wending their way to southern waters and arc using this particular area as their stop-over point. In the spring on their return north they find it a very convenient spot where their trip may be broken. Southport is also becoming very important as a commercial center and to encourage freight bearing craft to dock and unload or take on cargoes necessitates rapre proper provisions being made in the way of facilities". The Pilot Covers | Brunswick County I $1.50 PER YEAR I Lnnual Christmas I leal Sale Drive I lets Underway I Irs Annie K Vitou Will I Serve Again This Year As Chairman Of Christ- I mas Seal Sales Commit- 1 tee 8 \LE TO EXTEND I THRU CHRISTMAS g :venty-Five Per Cent Of Funds Raised In This B County Will Be Used 9 For Benefit Of g County People I The familiar red and green B berculosis Christmas seals I rough which National Tubercu- H sis association secures funds for I i was on the dreaded disease B will go on sale here this week. I Mrs. Annie K. Vitou will serve B ain this year as chairman of fl e Christmas S?rl sales com- B The sale will ror.lirut thi'G-.:fch B rivtmas eve. Sevi nty-five p"r fl nt of all funds raised here fl rough the sale of the seals will n main in Brunswick County fof H e support of the local tubercu- fl sis hospital, the Red Cross san- B orium. 9 Mrs. Vitou says: "When the B ational Tuberculosis association B gan to organize its fight B faint tuberculosis there were B ss than a score of tuberculosis IB inics in the entire country. To- 9 ty there are. about 1,000 per- H anent clinics and probably H >uble that number of traveling fl id occasional clinics scattered B erywhere throughout the coun- Bj y examining hundreds of thou- B inds of people every year and B scovering tunercuiosts in large limbers. What the value of such ise-finding service means to the introl of tuberculosis can hard' be estimated. "At the beginning of the prosit century, the total number of ublic health nurses interested 1 tuberculosis could have lieen minted on the fingers of two a nils. Today out of 2b,000 pub- ] c health nurses ia the ijnitq??Vtates, fully half are engaged jll or part-time in the care and istruction of tuberculosis paients. 'Or let us look at the matter f organization. When the Nation1 Tuberculosis Association was Drmed there were less than a ozen active local tuberculosis ommittees and associations in re entire country. New, in every tate of the Union there is a Late association and in every irge community, nearly 2.000 in (Continued on page 4) )eath Claims Old Resident Irs. Sarah Thompson Rei? ger, Native Of Southport And Later A Resident Of Washington, Died Monday In Capitol City Mrs. Sarah Thompson Reiger ied Monday in Washington, D. following a stroke suffered st wek. She was 82-year-of-agc. The deceased is a native of outhport, and is the widow, of ic late A. G. Reiger, of Bruns- fl ick county. Her body is being I nought here for burial this af- B 'moon in th efamily plot at I ic Southport cemetery. B Two daughters. Mrs. Elizabeth D tockholm, of Baltimore, Md., I nd Miss Florence Reiger, of Washington, D. C? survive. Also I jrviving is one brother, J. W. R hompson, and three sisters. Mrs. 1. K. White, Mrs. Mamie Phelps, H nd Mrs. Aletta Boyette. I Tide Table 11 Following is (he tide taUTe I for Southport during the next I week. These hours are appro xlmately correct and were fur- I nished The State Port Pilot through the courtesy of the II Cape Fear Pilot's Association. I High Tide (a>w Tide TIDE TABLE fl Thursday, December 2 7:42 a.m. 1:82 a.m. I 8:06 p. m. 2:09 p. m. Friday, December 3 I 3:18 a. in. 2:14 a. ni. B 8:42 p. in. 2:50 p. ni. Saturday, December 4 B 8:50 a. ni. 2:53 a. m. 9:18 p. in. 3:30 p. m. Sunday, December 5 B 9:22 a. m. a. m. B 9:55 p. m. 4:07 p. m. B Monday, December 6 B 9:56 a. in. 4:32 a. ni. B 10:32 p. m. 5:17 p. in. B Tuesday, December 7 B 10:82 a. ni. 4:82 a. m. 11:14 p. m. 5:17 p. m. B Wednesday, December 8 B 11:11 a. m. 1:58 a. ra. B 11:36 p. as. 5:o3 p. m. B ii i ~iT

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