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/Y island if Brunswic
the island to New
A column dedicated to opinions of did not S8V SO bi
fte public. A mouthpiece for the .. . f. / . mm
jjfews and observations of our | that the fundatner
Slenda and readers for which we j that New Hanover
afceept no responsibility. Contribu- j .. . ...
tfbns to this column must not tical pull to secure
exceed three hundred worda. cral funds to build I
million dollar roac
island and bridge at
HE: NATIONAL PARK Inlet and the three
Editor of sound, if the is
State Port Pilot j to New Hanover.
Southport, N. C. ! Whcn Frank ?- ?
Dear Sir: j 5000 acres of tl
Since his first acquisition of < island tract last yt
Bald Head Island property I have a prompt and instl
been in fairly close touch with ' val on interest a.ncl h
Mr. Frank O. Sherrill of Char- ?rorn New Hanover
lotto, head of the S. & W. Chain the day that the
Cafeterias. Mr. Shenill is one of announced the Wiln
several powerful members of the front-paged a map
Southport Civic Club and has con- route of the propo:
tributed more to its efforts, in a Mr- Sherrill had
financial way. than any other He wanted Bald H
-?Ua iia? aiiJv hannms to RH islHIltl. He p]8f
IliviiiiA't. xiv aw uiim * ?rrbe
lone of us. but I feel that I a little Bermuda ou
eaij say that I am personally re- First he had to gt
tamed to look after certain of the 17,000 acres. U
hi* interests here. Hence this tional purchase \v
letfer to your Open Forum: _ could do nothing to\
for years there lias been a irig.
giiat deal of sentiment in our He got the deed
neighboring county of New Han- the property hardlj
ovfr for a National Park with ago and is now b
Biiinswick providing the land, or in getting his Cat
mist of it. The original idea was in such order that 1
fo| Bald Head Island to be made to devote a lot of h
in(k) a non-tax-paying museum, if land.
Tile plan did not meet with much New Hanover li
lo^al enthusiasism nor did the tacked about and i:
idla of a New Hanover man who other course to ge
personally wrote us to ask if road. It has bec<
Brunswick county would deed the vital that Fort Fi
isjand to New Hanover if the]Hanover be made ir
said New Hanover would build a j Park. Large areas
f FINAL W.
Car and Dc
license tag and
tax before Febr
| After that date a
* ? *1 1
have tailed to
these laws will t
: I "
I Jp THE ENTIRE C
The brewing induilr
<t*' ' ,; -
j What Beer contribut*
,,: of America would i
Over 400 million dollars "j? taxes e\erj'
year. Over 1,000,000 jobs. A market fur
3,000,000 farm acres of produce.
A The brewing industry would like to pre
ij| serve for itself and the people the many
?' economic benefits it has created in the past
|? five years. Brewers everywhere realizethai
Tj this is a question bound up with the proper
L'nitea 3reu>irs Industrial foundation, "1 coll 40
nover, he said, required for this, and our undei
i taxes on the | standing is that fully 60 acres t
k would deed New Hanover territory, the sit
Hanover. He of the fort and adjacent propcrt;
it we assume will be bought or donated an
ital idea was that the rest of the needed lam
had the poli- to wit: some 17,000 acres, will b
state and fed- acquired from Brunswick throug
a. two or three the virtue of a New Hanovc
1 around the National Park Commission tha
:ross Corncakc will be embodied by the Nort
or four miles Carolina legislature with th
land belonged (power of eminent domain.
Publicity at first described th
ihcrrill bought needed Brunswick lands as, "A
ic 17,000-acrc lands south of Fort Fisher." Mor
:ar there was recent referrence has been les
intanous revi- specific and we are now advise
ope for a road hat the desired area include
to Bald Head large tracts in New Hanover an
purchase was Brunswick. We are further advis
lington papers , ed that the power of eminent dc
showing the main may not have to be exercis
led road. ! ed as. "Most of the owners of th
IJ??" iionri in miration, who have bee
UlllVl luvnui iwitu -J ? ,
cad to remain approached, seem willing t
incd to make donate or sell."
t of the place. Mr Shcrrill is not willing t
t the rest of either donate or sell. He made hi
fntjl the addi- original purchase a year ago wit
as made he a definite object of developmen
yards develop-, in view. The concluding dea
three weeks ago, permitted hir
to the rest of to begin preparations. He pur
' three weeks i chased the property in good faith
usily engaged we have reason to believe that i
eteria affairs his plans arc carried out th
ic will be able island will be a valuable tax asse
is tunc to the to Brunswick county and of valu
to both Southport and the count;
as meanwhile at large.
s steering an- Senator Bellamy, according t
t the coveted the papers, is preparing to short
>mc suddenly ly introduce a bill that will giv
isher in New; a commission composed of Nev
ito a National j Hanover citizens the right o
of land are!eminent domain over Bald Hca<
ig Owners j
ur automobile I
pay your dog \
uarv 10, 1939. i
" ' A
1! persons who |
>e prosecuted. |
OST OF THE C.C.C.
COULD BE PAID FOR BY
: THE TAXES
nent shows expenditures of 326 million dollats
serration Corps for the fiscal year of 1938.
1 pays over a million dollars a day in taxes.
;s to the re-building
ill a great volume
distribution of their mild and wholesome
beverage through retail outlets whose character
will be a credit to the community.
Obviously, the brewers can enforce no laws.
But they can?and will?cooperate with
the local law-enforcement authorities. They
will cooperate with every group?friend or
critic ?to the end that retail beer outlets
give no offense to anyone.
lh Street. I\ev t'or!c. N. y. 4*
STATE PORT PILOT. SOUTI
- Island and other lands in Bruns>f
wick. Such power, exercised, will
e amount to virtual confiscation of
f? the Sherrill property and will forj*
ever eliminate Bald Head from
l(! paying any taxes to this county.
h Inevitably it will also abolish
r ; the island as an attraction, so far
ljas Southport and Brunswick county
are concerned. Once the property
is turned into a National
e Park the matter of connecting it
" with a road from New Hanover
ls will be a settled undertaking,
d) Bald Head will cease to be an
s island and all traffic to and from
d it will be diverted through New
i- Hanover county,
i- W. B. KEZIAH
c Southport, Feb. 6, 1939.
"j BOLIVIA NEWS
I Mrs. Henry Nunlcy of FayottcIj
villc visited her parents, Mr. and
f Mrs. Carl Ward, during the weekly
^ Jack Cox, who is a student of
the Edwards Military Institute,
Salemburg, spent the week-end
^ with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John F. Cox.
t Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Clemc
mons now of Myrtle Beach visited
relatives and friends around
Rnlivia this week-end. We learn
0 that their nice twelve-room house
at the Beach is well on the way
c to completion.
v At Ward's Farm is a good
f place to see how a home and
1 grounds can be beautified by
1 shrubbery from the woods. Mrs.
John Cox is also improving her
place with flowers and shrubbery.
Rev. Tom Johnson filled his rc!
gular appointment at the Baptist
church Sunday, his subject being,
"Using our Million Dollar Eyes,
! Ears, Limbs and other Faculties
For God's Glory",
j Mrs. John Cox visited Mrs. B.
i R. Page Monday after having
taken her husband to his work
[ after he had spent the week-end
| with his family.
[ Mrs. Nancy Swain, son and
j daughter, Webster and Ira visited
| the Pages Sunday,
j Friends will regret to learn
| that Mrs. J D. Johnson hap|
pened to the misfortune of stcp|
ping on a nail which pierced her
foot for a inch and one half deep.
She is doing nicely after having
had the tetanus treatment given
[ Mr. I. S. Willets, accompanied
by Messrs. Martin B. Robbins,
Jack Sellers and B. R. Page, attended
the Sunday School convention
which was held for all associational
workers at WinstonI
Salem last week.
| Shallotte Point
| Mr. and Mrs. John V. Chadj'wick
have returned from an cx[
tended trip through Florida,
j Mr. and Mrs. Magners Willij
ams were host and hostess at a
( lovely birthday party Saturday
i night given in honor of Miss
i June Schulcr Watts, of Bay
i Shore, Long Island. Numerous j
j games and contests were played.
I High score prize in the "Popj
eye" game for the men went to
Walter Pigott. and, for the la
dies', Mrs. John V. Chadwick
Among those attending were,
Mcsdames Lena Chadwick, Irene
Robinson. Alberta Leonard, Lucille
Milliken, A. A. Milliken. Sr.,
John V. Chadwick, Larric Hewctt,
Capt. and Mrs. Ed Watts,
the honorcc's parents, John Zandy,
Carl Ludlum, Harry Chadwick.
Walter Pirott. Hubert
' ? I
Leonard, Kozcll Hewett, Mardock
Hewett, Larric Hewett, and John
Delicious refreshments consisted
of chocolate and pineapple
cake, with lemonade and hot
coffee. A very delightful time
was had by all. The honorcc was
the recipient of many lovely and
Miss Mary Leonard has returned
to her home after a visit
with her sister, Mrs. James Hewett,
Capt. and Mrs. A. A. Millikcn,
Sr., and daughter spent the
week-end at Tabor City.
Miss Norma Milliken, of Wilmington.
was the guest of Mr.
i i * * ? ?? ... iirmi n....
anu mm, jvianguo wiiiiuina oumday
Mr. and Mrs. Hall Lewis, and
daughters, Inez, Lina Belle and
Peggy- were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. John V. Chadwick Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Mangus Williams,
Mrs. J. M. Williams, Mrs.
Ed Watts and daughter, June,
made a business trip to Wilmington
Dr. E. E. Mayer and Dr. J. E.
Ford, of Princeton, N. J? are
visitors of Mr. and Mrs. John V.
Mr. and Mrs. Jame3 Hcwett
spent Sunday with Mrs. Hewett's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. It. II.
A. E. McKeithan of Wilmington
was a visitor here Wednesday.
Mcsdames V. T. Sullivan and
Eldridge Fergus spent part of
the week with their father, G. C.
Earp, who was ill and their broth|
er, Earl Earp and his family.
Mr. Earp is much better now.
Mrs. Dillon Ganey of Leland
visited Mrs. Prestos Savage
1P0RT, N. C.
| Thursday afternoon.
A. P. Henry, Sr., and Jr., ar
IG. K. Lewis carried a nice loa
j of hogs to Rocky Mount Wei
Mrs. J. D. Withrow was
visitor here Friday. Friends wi
be glad to learn Rev. J. D. Witl
row is doing nicely after an a]
pendix operation Wednesday ever
j ing at James Walker Hospita
Mrs. W. A. Kopp and little so
[are visiting her parents, Mr. an
j Mrs. D. R. Johnson while M
Koop is visiting relatives in Bait
more, Md. and other places.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Watkir
and little daughter of Fort Ca;
well spent the week-end with M
and Mrs. M. B. Watkins.
J. D. Hutchens of Ft. Caswe
[was a caller here Saturday aftci
Tom Brown and two daughter
and like Solomon of Wilmingto
were visitors here Saturday after
noon enroute to Southport for
B. M. Horncsby of Bolivia wa
a caller here Saturday afternooi
Mr. and Mrs. Early Gill of Her
derson arc visiting the Taylor
and Johnsons this week.
C. H. Zibelin, Woodrow Sull
van, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Skippc
and Miss Bertha Gore spent Sur
day in Rocky Mount visitin
George Zibelin, D. L. Henry an
Mrs. R. F. Plaxco and childre
of Southport spent Sunday aftei
noon with the Reids.
Mrs. A. P. Hcnfy and daughtei
Miss Elizabeth, visited Mrs. R. I
Plaxco and Miss Margaret Park
hill in Southport Monday ever
ing while Mrs. J. L. Henry al
tended the Eastern Star regula
Quite a number from here al
tended the basketball game a
Bolivia Tuesday evening. The Lt
land boys won over the Bolivi
boys and the Bolivia girls wo
over the Leland girls.
Mr. and Mrs. Mercer Taylc
and daughter, Miss Sarah Mai
garct, visited Mrs. E. W. Taylc
and family Sunday afternoon.
Friends of Mrs. Thomas Lossc
of Wilmington will regret to lear
she is ill at Bullocks hospita
Mrs. Losscn is the mother c
Mrs. Mamie McFarland, a forme
desident of Woodburn.
The following fro mthc Lclan
Club attended the kitchen ai
rangement demonstration at tli
home of Mrs. Nellie Walker a
Town Creek last Tuesday: Mr;
N. J. Hines, Sr., Mrs. K. B. Dres
ser, Mrs. J. L. Blake, Mrs. J. I
Verzaai, Mrs. Fletcher Simmon;
Mrs. Arthur Thomas, Misses Mi!
drcd and Betty Thomas and Mr;
J. C. Chadwick. Mrs. W. C. Bigg;
of the Northwest Club also al
Oris Touchston of Moultrie, Ga
has arrived to make his horn
with his brother and sister-in-lav
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Touchston.
Friends of Mrs. Albert Losse
will be glad to learn she is rc
covering nicely following an a[
pcndcctomy at Bullocks hospita
Miss Alvcrta Lewis of Flor
Macdonald College, Red Spring;
spent last week-end with her pai
cnts, Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Lewi;
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Blake an
daughter, Martha Ann, formcrl
of Acme arc living with Mr;
Rlake's n;;rents Mr. and Mr;
K. B. Dresser.
Friends of Rev. J. D. Wlthroi
will regret to learn he is
patient at James Walker Hosplts
following an appendectomy.
Mrs. Mathews Is
Mrs. W. M. Matthews was hosl
ess to the training school fo
home management leaders at he
home at Ash last Tuesday aftei
Mrs. J. K. Dodson called th
meeting to order and had the ro
call by clubs, each member giv
ing a household hint. Mrs. Mario
Dosher introduced Miss Elizabet
Williams, state specialist, wh
gave the lesson, "Built-in Kitclie
Miss Williamson pointed on
that before the actual work starl
ed careful planning should b
done. First, the amount of stoi
ace snacc needed and sccone
grouping and arranging workin
centers for convenience. In mak
ing cabinets, narrow and rcniov
able shelves are preferred. Work
ing surfaces should be the coi
rcct height with "toe space" a
bottom. Miss Williams had severs
pieces of home-made kitchc
equipment on display, which illus
trated her discussion.
A kitchen contest for the cntir
county was suggested. Some c
the ladies were interested. Mri
Dosher announced the count
council meeting which will be a
Bolivia, February 15, and a poul
try school in Wilmington, Febru
The hostess served delicious re
freshments to the following: Mri
Jesse Purvis, Mrs. ZelniaHeweti
Mrs. James Purvis, Mrs. W. IV
Matthews from Ash club, Mrs. ,
E. Dodson, Mrs. Burris Russ fror
Exum club, and Mrs. J. A. Sin
mons and Miss Vernon Dunca
from Freeland club.
Angry Guide: "Why didn't yo
shoot that tiger?"
Timid Hunter: "He?he didn
have the right kind of expressio
for % ru^".
d Gives Hints On | j
* Electric Fence rao
11 Says Caution Should Be
?- Exercised In Use of Electrie
Fence; Stock Often ic
" Killed By Wiring mo
Caution should be exercised in she
" the use of the electric fence, we<
r which is becoming so popular for
with farmers in pasturing live- jn
stock, says David S. Weaver, ^
[S agricultural engineer of the State :
5_ College Extension Service. ere
While electric fences have met we(
with general acceptance because r
j] the cost of the fence cm ", the of
cost of operation is- ms serially 'n^
less than the standard iype of hc
,a stock fencing, all electric fenc- ve''
n ing does not have a clear slate
of safety, Weaver stated. (Re
a Reports by investigators havcjRo
shown several instances where
s stock has been killed by wiring mu
1 that was improperly charged. In t?
some instances it was homemade t?
,s contraptions which were rigged S'v
up by persons who did not know hc
: what degree of shock the appa- wit
,r ratus was delivering and did not 1710
understand how much shock was abc
_ necessary or safe for livestock. 3Ch
j "A word of caution to those
who might be contemplating in- bos
n stalling an electric fence would be 1
to secure the equipment from No
those sources which have naci ex-, ?* *
tensive experience and have the; ?al
r' equipment on a safe basis," ret
Weaver said. "The buyer also lari
J" should follow throughout the di- wa
~m rections by the manufacturer for 1
"r safety installing the controller. dat
"No person should attempt to v's:
install a homemade apparatus of
'j without first consulting some per- div
^ son competent of giving informs- stu
' | tion as to safety precautions to >s
j be followed. The proper ground- to
ing of the wiring system and hof
electrical equiment around farm mmm
buildings is also important, as a
slight shock from improperly *
grounded systems lias been known w
to kill cattle." ?
BOSTON, Mass. ? Fifteen-year
n old Donald Matthews' black Jern
sey giant rooster had "something
1. to crow about", but it may cost
if Donald a college education, his
r mother says.
His rooster crowed so loudly
d after winning a poultry show first;
- prize that neighbors complained
e to health authorities. They deit
creed Donald must get rid of it. j
s. "You see", said his mother. I
i- "Donald wants to go to college!
and study farming. He hoped to
6, do it with his eggs and chicken
I- money, and I don't see how he's
s. going to if he has to get rid of h
3, 'Beauty'." g
;- "Beauty", the prize winner is a
the leader of a flock of seven!
' Hearing On Nautical
School Bill Tomorrow
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- " 1 worker in order that th^Wj
nmittee. Dersons plan to pie may be given the
Several l0" iUee healing to- lty o? improving their
=nd "J? Raieigk- of Uvin?' But a" <* CM
rrow In Ita I time and it takes mon?^P
-^^""projECT WILE the parson is not mikbBl
"Si SOON IN COONTV plans that
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^he two counties tomorrow His constant companion i^E
in 1 Ijournying is his v. ife. an4
rning. thc surVey pearance of the coupfe
Cams said that nhnllttw0 stop for the church ),At
old be completed in welcomed sight for the nathBT
' The report will then be ? TOl ^
SrdeTto 5* garters .
Washington for final approval. ^aU nmv'is h', vT.'.
Tie work should be started on jn readiness for "a 1%
cting the lines within a few newed purpose this
;ks, he said. ^ Kr
Carns said that he spent most RESIDENTS NOW^H
the day with Thomas survey- j KEFP Re IS'
the proposed project and that (Continued from d
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v. A. H. Marshall Plays Adrian and Davis :,t
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(Continued from page 1) Munn and Captain ;i,..
nitics along the coast. In order \ cr at the Capt Fear wunBIl
be able to devote more time are filled with rdLr^Bf!
this work he was forced to friendliness a-, i hvlji(J/''^^H
e up another charge which visitors.
served from Southport, and j ? Beg
h it went a good part of his COUNTY TEACHERS B??
nthly income. Then he set [ MEETING SATUrMI
>ut the business of making a \ (Continued from pa?e
edule of regular appointments iColvin; "Health Teach:-- ,.^^B
ich could be served only by ondary School-.'' j
it. ' [ton; "The Teachers' [>->It^H
fishermen along the coast of Health Proginc jjrs
rth Carolina are poor, but tliey Smith, County .\'nLy
shy and proud. Gradually he ? . Bp
ned their confidence and each SEA GULI.S NOW ^B
urning trip found larger and BEING BANl^^K
ger crowds gathered along the (Continued from page r.^^B
terfront at his landing places, and managed to gv: .
tnd that is the story up to led sweet potato to ;he L[B&
e. The Rev. Marshall has spccimem. The bird
ions of seeing the coastal area down greedily, seemingly
his state divided into three grateful for the
isions, each to be worked and human beings who ap- 8&
died separately. Where there! kept the other birds ftaMj;
need of a church, he desires proaching near enough to
sec one established. With it he away its supper. The meal 'o^B:
cs to station a settlement ^ ed, it flew away. raja
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