The Beaufort news. (Beaufort, N.C.) 1912-1948, June 17, 1937, Image 1
i SEAFOOD MRT 6-17-37 Spar ish Macfceiel Sc ( Shrimp, lb. 5c ( Croakers lc; G. Trout 2c Flounders 5c; Blues 2ic : S. Trout 7c; S. Mullet 2c To L IX "PRODUCE MRT 6-17-37 The Best Advertising Medium Visit Atlantic Beach Frequently This Summer It Is North Carolina's Finest Ocean Resort K K 4a , Br ME. m a s !. Kl M Wi ; Published in Carteret Co. f READING TO THE MIND IS WHAT EXERCISE IS TO THE BODY J WATCH Your Label and Pay Your Subscription Tomatoes, Lug Potatoes, sic Potatoes, bbl. Cucumbers, bu. S. Beans, han ip. $1.60 .80 $1.33 1.59 1.15 Volume XXVI Eight Pages The Beaufort News Thursday, June 17, 1937 5c Per Copy Number 24 Over 3000 Club Buys Surplus Spuds To Stimulate Price Members a idantic Beach Today Annual Meeting Held In Casino Judge Luther Hamiltoi 0 AUCTION MARKET TO OPEN FRIDAY Growers Should Bring Tomatoes Only In Tub Baskets Tl. Beaufort Auction Market, sponsored by The Beaufort Business Association will open bere Friday at 10 o'clock and be avail able to all growers provided they bring tomatoes in uniform paca. aid the small scale grower who has no packing facilities, the Business Association is also establishing adja cent to the Auction Market, a pack ing center where experts will give in structions in the proper grading and picking of tomatoes. Farmers are ..rJ to brins their tomatoes to the Auction Market in bushel tub bas kets, so a uniform pack will be of fered buyers. Hugh Overstreet, coun tv farm aeent who is co-operating in the market in lard cans, dry-goods boxes, barrels or sacks, as it is es- niial tn avoid roufirh handling and bruised tomatoes if the market is to be kept up. Covering The WATER FllOJSl By AYCOCK BROWN FOR THE INFORM. TION of Mr. Utley or the Twin City Daily Times, writer who wrote&der the caption "Luther Hamilton Named Special Judge By Hoey," the following para graph: "He has taken such an import ant part in county politics in past years that Aycock Brown, editor of The Beaufort News sometime ago dubbed him as the "Kingfish" a term that provoked the ire of the leading Morehead Citizen." Luther Hamilton was first called "Kingfish" of Car teret by Wade Lucas, ace political writer of Raleigh who does a weekly column on state capital activities each week for The Charlotte Obser ver. He was called "Kingfish" of Carteret after this columnist had told Lucas that Hamilton was exactly that here in this coastal county. And insofar as provoking the judge thats a lot of bosh. Being called "Kingfish" pleased Luther Hamilton. He might not admit it, but it did nevertheless. The stories which pro voked Hamilton more than anything else this columnist ever wrote was the enlargement of a statement he had made 'not for publication' in Raleigh about 'worms with sharp (Continued on page four) Carteret Committee Is Appointed To Take Care of Buying George W. Huntley, G; W. Ball and O. W. Lewis have been appointed a committee by the FSCC to supervise the f cumins nntatoes tor the Government in Carteret County. Sam A. Thomas will have charge of the actual buy ing of the spuds. On Wednes day when the first potatoes u.iVit tVio farmers re- weie uu"Bu " - i ceived 80c per oag. rau co mo will he made direct to the producer from the gov ernment. The following story relative to th nvprnment having potatoes from farmers was released in Ral eigh this week in a special dispatch to The Beaufort News: The Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation is seekki.ig to boast Irish potato prices in Eastern North Caro lina this season by removing surplus spuds from a crop more than twice as big as in 1U36. Surplus potatoes will be purchased in an endeavor to stimulate the mar ket and assure the growers a fair re ( Continued on page eight) District Home Agent t v w ' V f , v , IW ' h :J'" -." 1 1 In -i-ir -t III - ' 1-1- , ,, flh f, , 1--- .J. a n I l! mi I m i H.iT M TimrrillJ 1 iLjia Smoked and Purple and purple colored gladiolus from the Haynes quality Gladiolus farm along with many other colors of flow er of the same species were used today in decorating the speakers stand of The Casino on Atlantic Beach where hundreds of representatives of Home De monstration and 4-H Clubs of the 12th District gathered in Annual convention. The un usual colored gladiolus created much favorable comment from those attending the meeting. To produce pink, and yellow and commonplace colors of gladio lus is no hard job even for the amateur gardner but to deve lop smoke colored and purple glads is another thing. That is why Hayne's quality gladiolus decorating the rostrum of At lantic Beach Casino today creat ed so much favorable comment from the hundreds of delegates gathered there. S. E. Hayne of Hayne Quality Gladiolus Farm is a professional glad farmer. . but he smiled broadly as he dis played the smokes and purples. State Home Agent Delegates From Six Counties Are In Attendance tip Casino on Atlantic Beach was the rendezvous to day for over 2,000 Home Dem onstration UlUD memoers nwus the six counties comprising the 12th District. It was als the rendezvous for 4-H club members from the six counties comprising the 12th District. Perfect Gulf Stream weather made everything ideal for the very successful gathering which was still in progress as we cro to Dress today. High spots of the meeting were scheduled to be speeches by State Senator E. V. Webb, of Kinston, Miss Ruth Currant, state home agent, Raleigh, Mrs. Hubert Boney, of Teachey, president of the N. C. Fed eration of Home Demonstration Clubs and Mrs. A. R. Blow, district president of Vanceboro. It was hoped that Representative Graham A. Barden of the Third Con gressional District would be present and deliver the main aaaress oi (Continued on page five) His Salary Will Be Approximately $22.4$ per Day Pleasant news to many Carteret cit izens, when they read their Wednes day momnig papers was the announcement that Governor Hoey had ap pointed Luther-Hamilton of Wo'reh ead" City, ( K native of Atlantic) to 'the important post of Special Superior Court Judge. Supporters of Lu ther Hamilton, who is a politician of note, will be pleased to learn the news. On the other side of the fence politically from Mr. Hamilton the news will also be received pleasantly because they know that it will keep this important leader of Carteret from the county when his political followers need him mostly around election time. With Luther Hamilton gone the Carteret Republicans might say "We have things sewed up now." But there is another Democratic faction which might keep voters on the Democratic side of the fence. Judge Hamilton goes on the Superior Court payroll July 1. His salary will be $8,000 per year or about twice as much per day as the women on WPA projects receive here at the present time for their semi-monthly payroll periods. MESSAGE IN A -BOTTLE- Mrs. Estelle Smith Mrs. Estelle T. Smith of Raleigh is District Home Agent for the North Carolina Federation of Home Dem onstration Clubs. She has held this important position for several years and as a result is widely Known in cosatal counties. Success of today's annual meeting of Home Demonstra tion and 4-H clubs on Atlantic Beacn was due largely to her efforts. III WASHINGTON 1 WHAT J 18 TAKING PLAC2 BY UNITED STATES mim 35,000 THE HIGH DEGREE of Congrea sional interest in the labor situation, Tefiected in the current hearings on a proposed minimum hour and wage law, in the studies of strike develop ments, and in numerous legislative plans for stabilizing labor conditiorti, is evidence that progress is being made in the effort to improve work ing conditions and strike a meduim as to the respective rights of capital and labor. ALREADY THERE ARE indica tions that under the drive for union ization of all workers and the plans of employers to meet this wider or ganization of labor, the public gen erally will, throueh the forces of I Continued on page eight) Sometime when you have nothing else to do start count ing from one and see how long it takes to reach 35,000. It is a two or three hour job for the fastest counter, probably long er. But that is the number of tomatoes an average profession al wrapper will wrap and pack in one day. The professional wrapper will continue from ear ly morning until he or she has wrapped 300 lugs containing an average of 118 tomatoes each. Sometimes the days work will not be finished until after sun set. An average wrapper wilt wrap and pack a lug in two Minutes or 30 per hour, day in and day out. They receive four cents per lug or about $12 per day. It may sound like easy money, but its a job which takes much practice to perfect and reach the professional stage. This week a group of wrappers and packers arrived from Florida and Geor gia to take care of Carteret's green-pack tomato harvest from East Carteret's 600 tomato ac res. Wrapping and packing sta tions have been established at George W. Huntley's place and S. M. Jones Company's place, Continued on page four On June 5, 1937 Chief officer L. A. Bass of the S. S. Gulf breeze threw a bottle overboard containing a message in Latitude 32 degrees and 42 minutes north and Longitude 78 degrees andll minutes west with instructions in several languages, (including the Scandinavian) for the find er to forward same to nearest U. S. Consul, the U. S. Hydr graphic office or the Navy De partment. Early Wednesday morning June 16 (U days later) the bottle and its mes sage was picked up from the water in Beaufort Harbor tyr Capt Jack Willis, who owns a dock and several fishing skiffs for rent at the west end of Front Street in the town of Beaufort The bottle had drifted approxi mately 150 miles from near the mouth of Cape Fear River to Beaufort Inlet and through nar row channels to Capt Jack's wharf in less than 12 days. Capt. Jack, a splendid man to con tack, if .waa .are .olanning a Sheepshead fishing trip for warded the message to the U. S. Hydrographic office in Wash ington. Rural Electrification Specialist Is Coming D. E. Jones, rural electrification snecialist from the State College Ex tension service will be in Carteret county on June 25 for the purpose of explaining the demonstration of ap pliances and equipment operation and electrification of home and farm demonstrations. Mr. Jones is benig brought to Carteret through the co operation of Hugh Overstreet Farm Agent and Miss Margaret Clark, Home Demonstration aeent. It is ouibe likelv that he will brine his demonstration car. The exact points of demonstration have not been de cided upon as we go to press today, but this information may be obtain ed from the Farm or Home Agent early next week. COMING TO THE -CASINO- Tommy Baker, sensational er who has thrilled many East Carolina audiences with his per formances, will appear in The Casino on Atlantic Beach for one week, beginning July 3, according to information an nounced by Billie Burke his booking agent and manager, young Rocky Mount tap danc Tommy appeared on Major Bowes "Amateur Hour" and was immediately given many engagements, some of which he is now filling in ,New York. He will be accompanied to Atlan tic Beach by Miss Iris Green, rhythm singer who is now ap pearing at the Paramount in New York City, it was stated There will be no extra charge for their acts in The Casino same being presented as added attractions each night. ' - s 1 if V ; Mr . , Harkers Island Case Attracted Attention Miiss Ruth Currant Miss Ruth Currant is State Agent for the N. C. Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs. Raleigh is her headquarters. Today on Atlantic Beach she played an important role in making the sixth annual district meeting of Home Demonstration Clubs the most successful ever held at this fast growing and famous ocean resort. 6-H0LES Fishing ALL Uilt&liOHSl Br AYCOCK BROWN s ON PAGE TWO of this edition we are running the cut and mat of first Gulf Stream catch made during 193t$ off the coast at Cape Lookout. It is an exact reproduction of the cut and story as it appeared in the New and Observer last Sunday. In news paper circles we call such a reprod uction a filler and the news and photo has no significance other than it shows the first catch from the Gulf Stream one year ago. ON THE SAME DAY the photo appeared in the up state daily, a party from Beaufort, Jack Neal, anl Christpoher Jones with Frank Kug ler and Brownie Kugler of Washing ton went to the Gulf Stream off Lookout with Capt. Guy Lewis aboard his seaworthy party boat The Piggi and landed five dolphin. They wer the first of the season to be landed with rod and reel off the Carteret coast and also the N. C. Coast. 0 Sunday also, Advertising Promotion Expert Todd of the Charlotte Obser ver, fishing with a group of friend off Cape Lookout at the wreck of tha Thistleroy landed two Amberjjack. Then came Monday and unfavorable Thistleroy landed two Amberjack, are no more Gulf Stream tales to tell. (Continued on page eight) Sii The Harkers Island situation which brought three defendants to trial in Superior Court this week on charg es hinging around prostitution has been disposed of, for the time being at any rate. John Jones on three charges involving prostitution was given a year on each count or a total of three on the roads. His daughter Nellie Jones on charges of adultery Was placed on probation and must appear in October term of court and show that she has been behaving. Brady Lewis, charged with adultery was placed under a $300 bond to ap pear in court in October to show that he has not violated probation. To Buy And Pack W. T. Freeman of Plymouth was here early this week completing ar rangements for buying and packing tomatoes. He will establish a pack ing station in Southgate Terminal building on waterfront street. He will buy from the Auction Market. . . . i . L.i. r..if iix holes ot tne a-noie Stream Golf Links at Beaufort Community Center are now op en for players and local and vis iting golfers are mighty well pleased with the layout. A large crew of WPA workers ere now engaged in completing the course. Ph p Ball, field engi neer of t 51 WPA and designer of Gulf Stream Links statsd this week that he would soon start working on sand traps and Hunkers for the fairways already .complet ;d. The sand-greens are in fine hape and are kept that way h i daily dragging. In some of the fairways the well-hit ball gets quite a bit of roll which is an esset to any player's score. The Gulf Stream Golf Club house is being completed this week. Capt. Jim Rumley who operated hotels in Beaufort for a number of years will be resi dent supervisor of the club properties and maintain the club house. Quarters are pro vided in the clubhouse for the resident supervisor and his fam ily. Also provided in the club house and to be thrown open to members and players on this week- end perhaps or early next week at latest is a lounge room, . lockers, and shower and retir (Continued on page five) TIDE TABLE Information as t. the tide at Beaufort is given in this column. The figures are approx innately correct and based on tables furnished by the U. '. Geodetic Survey. Some allow ances must be made for varia tions in the wind and also with respect to the locality, that is whether near the inlet or at the heads of the estuaries. High Lovr Friday, June 18 4:05 a. m. 10:08 a. ro. 4:57 p. m. 10:56 p. m. Saturday, June 19 4:55 a. m. 10:57 a. m. 5:33 p. m. Sunday, June 20 5:47 a. m. 11:45 a. tb. 6:08 p. m. 11:45 p. m. Monday, June 21 6:27 a. m, 12:31 a. 6:47 p. m. 12:32 p. nw Tuesday, June 22 7:07 a. m. 1:15 a, nv 7:25 p. m. 1:14 p. m Wednesday, Juno 23 7:44 a. m. 1:55 a. m 8:01 p. m. 1:68 p. m, Thursday, June 24 8:23 a. ro. 2:34 a. m. 8:38 p. m. ; 2:34 p. m.