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, Aug. 21, 1941
THE BEAUFORT NEWS BEAUFORT, N. C.
Post Office At Ocracoke Today
Is In Big Ike O'Neal's Store
MRS. TAYLOR AT
M. CITY HOSPITAL
Mrs. William H. Taylor of RFD,
daughter Elizabeth, of Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Arrington was operated
on Monday at Morehead City hos
pital for appendicitis and is doing
MRS. KATTIE PARKIN
The friends of Mrs. Hattie Par
kin will regret to learn that sh?
continues very ill at her home.
Mrs. Parkin has been confined to
her room for the past five weeks.
octal anh fbrsnnal
CARD OF APPRECIATION
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ITS A GAY OLD WUKUJ
It's a pay old world when yu're
And a glad old world when you're
But whether you play
0r go toiling away
It's a sad old world when you're
It's a grand oW world if you're
And a mean old world if you're
jfB a world full of hate
For the foolish who prate
Of the uselessness of it all.
Ifj, a beautiful world to see
Or it's dismal in every zone.
The thing it must bt
In its gloom or in its glee
Depends on yourself alone.
Miss Hilda Gillikin is visiting
her classmate, Miss Jerrie Thomas,
of Columbia, . U
Mis. W. E. Adair and son, Ju
lius, are spending this week in Er
vin'with her son, Dr. and Mrs. W.
r A flair. Thev will attend the
pageant. "Lost Loiony
before they return.
Prof, and Mrs. R. L. Fritz and
daughter, Emily Jene, of Hudson,
who have been spending their va
vation here, left Tuesday for Man
teo wnere they will spend several
clays there before returning home.
Mi', and Mrs. Joe Allen have re
turned from St. Paul's. Mrs. Allen
j a recent bride. Mr. Allen is con
nected with the FSA and will
make their home at the Ann Street
Inn for the present.
Howard Hill, of Washington
City, was called home this week
on account of the illness of his
mother, Mrs. Lon Hill, who con
Mrs. Zion Mason has returned
from Norfolk where she has been
Jerry Darlings spent Sunday in
New Bern with his brother, Wil
liam, who has recently moved
Mis. James H. Garrish. who was
a patient at Potters Emergency
hospital, was discharged Monday
and returned to her home at Oc
racoke. Her sister, Mrs. Ben Gar
rish accompanied her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Willis at
tended the "Lost Colony" at Man
teo last Wednesday.
Charlie Radcliffe, of Greenville,
spent the weekend here with his
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Martin of
Mt. Olive were the weekend guests
of his sister, Mrs. Robert Tillett.
Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Dickinson
and son, Clifton, and Mrs. Elva
Hatsell spent Saturday afternoon
in New Bern with Mrs. Dickinson's
sifter, Mrs. W, Moore.
Ensign Robert H. Hill, Jr., at
tached to the U. S. S. Texas spent
Sunday with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. H. Hill. Mrs. Hill, David
Lindsay Hill and Miss Sue Murray
Thomas motored to Norfolk for
spent the weekend with Mr. and
Mrs. N. W. Taylor.
Mrs. J. D. Williams and Mrs.
George Hughes of New Bern spent
the weekend in Beaufort with Mrs.
Sam A. Thomas.
Miss Helen O'Bryan left for
Greensboro last week to attend a
conference at W.C.U.N.C. before
going to Burlington, where she
will begin her duties as Home Eco
nomics t-.-acher in the Burlington
Mrs. David Mosier returned ti
Beaufort Monday after spending
the weekend at her home in Greenville.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith have
as their house guests this week
Mrs. P. J. Coppege and two chil
dren of Wilmington and Mr. and
Mrs. V. E. Stewart and children of
Seagrove, N. C.
Miss Mattie Smith has returned
to her home in Beaufort after
spending a vacation of several
weeks in Wilmington.
Rev. and Mrs. Stanley Potter,
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Duncan, Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Allen have return
ed from a short vacation at Ocra
coke for the past several days.
Miss Jean Robbins returned to
her home in Norfolk this week aft
er visiting Miss Ester Bell Fodrie.
Mrs. J. H. Bradshaw, of Clinton,
is visiting Miss Lucy Holland this
Mrs. Francis Hatsell, who has
been spending several weeks here
with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hatsell,
left this week to visit her mother
at Davidson before returning to
her home at Fort Bragg.
Mr. and Mrs. Julian Hamilton
and childen are spending their va
cation with Mrs. Hamilton's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Norcom,
at Columbia, N. C.
Lawrence Rudder is visiting his
grandparents at South Boston, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Napeleon Hudnell,
who have been visiting the for
mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
Barbour, returned to their home
in Georgetown, S. C, this week.
They were accompanied by her sis
ter, Miss Margueret Barbour.
Mrs. Joe Douglass has returned
to her home in Raleigh after spend
ing some time with Mrs. T. A.
Mr. and Mrs. George Eastman
have moved into their new home on
Front street this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gillikin of
Uruham, spent the weekend here
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Newman Lewis
and son, of Chicod, are visiting
their parents, Mrs. Jack Parkin
and Mrs. W. W. Lewis.
Mrs. Horace Mayo of High
Point is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Will Arrington is touring
the state of Florida.
Miss Hattie Styron of Ocracoke
arrived in Beaufort today to visit
her sister Mrs. Aycock Brown. She
was accompanied to the mainland
by Miss Elsie Simpson who will
also be the guest of the Aycock
Browns for several days.
Mr.and Mrs. Roy Council passed
through Beaufort today enroute
to their home in New York City
from Ocracoke island where they
have been visiting her parents,
Capt. and Mrs. Gary Bragg of Ce
dar Grove Inn.
Miss Helen V. Lewis and Wil
liam R. Lewis, both of Harkers Is
land were married at the parson
age with W. Stanley Potter offici
ating at 9:45 P. M. Saturday, Au
gust 16, 1941. Mr. and Mrs. Oli
ver Davis stood up with them,
after a honeymoon Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis will make their home on
We wish to thank our many
friends in Carteret for their ex
pressions of sympathy in the loss
of our only son August 12th, at
Kinston Memorial Hospital. Sym
pathy softens the blow to bereaved
ones and lightens their burden
after all friends are the only
earthly treasure one can lay up.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Linck:'.
OCRACOKE ISLAND'S postoffice is located in Big
Ike O'Neal's store located on the shores of Silver Lake Har
bor in the center of the community. Postmistress at the
present time is Miss Elizabeth O'Neal, daughter of Big Ike.
She i shown in the above picture telling a money order to Walter
O'Neal, island merchant. Ocracoke, according to its per capita, prob
ably issues more money orders than any other community in the world.
Tom Howard, retired postmaster there, once told the Beaufort News
Editor that the annual sale of money orders amounted to $36,000.
(Photo by Aycock Brown).
marriage of their daughter, Mabel
Oriel, to George Davis Cotting
ham, Jr., of Way Cross, Ga.
The ceremony took place Satur
day, August 2, in Conway, S. C.
MARY ANN WHITE
Little Mary Ann White was hos
tess to a few of her little friends
Monday afternoon at her home on
Orange street, celebrating her
seventh birthday. After games
were played the hostess invited her
guest into the dining room where
she served ice cream and cake and
mints in pink fluted cups with
novelty caps as favors. Mary
Ann received many lovely gifts
which she kindly thanked each
O'NEALS RETURN FROM
Mrs. B. G. O'Neal and Miss Vi
ola O'Neal have returned from an
extended visit to Northern cities.
While away they visited New York
Philadelphia, Washington, D. C,
Baltimore, Richmond, and visited
a son in Versailles, Connecticut,
also relatives in Portsmouth, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Truitt of
Beaufort. N. C. announce the
Day Phone 498-1
Nite Phones 336-1
J. D. Garrish's Store
OCRACOKE, N. C.
When You Visit Ocracoke Island
Let Out Store Serve You
GENERAL MERCHANDISE - COLD
DRINKS - FISHING TACKLE
Your Patronage Will Be Appreciated
East Carolina Council
Boy Scouts Of America
YOUR LAST CHANCE!
For The New
Mr. &nd Mrs. M. A. Hill of
Chapel Hill have returned after a
week's visit with relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Brown of
Washington, D. C, have arrived
for thair vacation, visiting their
brother, J. W. Stewart.
Miss Frances Gray has returned
to LaGrange after a few days' visit
with her sister, Mrs. Hilton Hill.
Mrs. Jeff Simpson, Miss Jackie
Simpson, Bobby Simpson, Mr. and
Mrs. Lawrence SimDson. of Beau
fort, and Mr. Lester Murphy of
Grifton have returned from Wash
ington, D. C, where' they visited
Mrs. Jeff Simpson's daughters,
Mrs. J. R. Baumbach and Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Darling
spent the weekend in New Bern
with Mr. and Mrs. William Dar
ling. Mr. Darling has just return
ed from the West coast with his
bride and is opening a cafe in New
Bern Sept. 1.
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Miss Catherine O'Bryan return
ed to Raleigh Sunday after spend
ing her vacation in Beaufort with
her mother, Mrs. J. Hill Patrick.
Miss Sidney Thomas of the
Army Nursing Corp, Fort Bragg,
N. C, spent the weekend with her
Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam A.
and Lynn Davis
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Beaufort Residents Are Requested
to list their rooms and apartments for
rent with us. Guthrie-Jones Drug
Store will operate a Free Information
Bureau for Visitors seeking places to
stay. There will be no charge for
listing your rooms or apartments-
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