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The Beaufort news. (Beaufort, N.C.) 1912-1948, August 21, 1941, Page PAGE EIGHT, Image 8

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PAGE EIGHT THE BEAUFORT NEWS BEAUFORT, N. C. Thursday, Aug. 21, 1941 A. & E. C. Railroad Local Rotarians Witness State's Moving Picture Beaufort Rntarians had an op portunity on Tuesday niarht to see North Carolina's State Movie, a rushed to condition the roadj travel picture produced and pre- Makes Preparations For Heavy Freights Cro'-s tie replacement-; and oth jr imnrovements on the Atlantic n 1 East Carolina Railroad are b inj; for heavy duty handling materi als to the U. S. Marine Barracks at New River and the U. S. Marine Aii wing at Cherry Point, accord ing to H. P. Edwards', president of the 'Old Mullet Line" who was in terviewed by the Beaufort News editor in New Bern last Saturday. Previously Ed Buchan, vice president of the road had estimat ed, according to a story out of Goldsboro, that gross receipts of the road would be uppt'd by some $:0,000 over the yearly amount taken in by the State before the road was leased to Buchan and Ed wards. The road was leased from the State for 25 years in Septem ber 1930, for a minimum annual rental of $65,000. Beitiff rushed to completion at the present time is a squr track in the vicinity of Havelock of approx-in-itely fi.OOU feet in K-nu".h which wf.! lead from the Old Mallet Lin- tIk. V S. Marine railway on the rc-ervation at Cherry Point. sented to the State by R. J. Rey nolds. This movie ha3 been shown to clubs htroughout the United States and is largely responsible for additional tourist patronage for North Carolina. The movies, all in color, were made by Dei-mid MacLean who did a real good job of photography. The Beaufort Rotarians saw quite a few local scenes, namely, the summer school units of Beaufort photom-aphed on Fivers Island and Fo't Macon. Starting at Manteo where colonization of the State first began, the movie takes in ev erything of interest from the coast to the mountains. In charge of the program on Tuesday night were Rotarians Jim Baxter and Perry Reavis. John Lassiter, County Agent, loaned the 1C MM projector necessary to pre sent the movie which is a talking picture. Other matters discussed during the meeting was the propo sal of a Rotary Cruise to Cape Narrowly Escape Injury Enroute To Ocracoke Island The; Lookout, r resented the club by hirer being constructed by the 1'. Jack Oakley and tine taking in ci .A.' Loving "Company for the goy-- juliUs Adair as a Rotarian. eminent win oe aiiiu-N"""'-'. - -.-liles in length. Li preparation for the business In; , use expected, six locomotives an.! ill passenger cars have been con letely overhauled, and new car i cars are being put in shape .use along the road at various -s where construction and re are underway. for pla.- pai. Firth Member To Aviation Group Was Named Wednesday Charles V. Webb, prominent Morehcad City insurance man and member of the Carteret County Board of Education was named by ihe Board of Commissioners of the 'Yirt City at a recess meeting on Wednesday night to serve as the r'ifth member of the Carteret 'ounty Aviation Commission. The Aviation Commission has been created as result of N. C. Legisla tive Enactment with aid of Repre- j th S. Gibbs, ot .uo-.'e "Caught In Draft At The Beaufort For Three Day Run Don Gilbert is an actor engaged in portraying a sergeant of World War I days, when Steve, Don's agent walks 'on the stage with Col jinel Fairbanks and his daughter, Tony. Don and his stooge, Bert, thinking the Colonel another ex tra, get a makeup man to daub mud on the Colonels immaculate uniform, Don turns his charms on Tony without much success. Don Gilbert is portrayed by Bob Hope, Steve by Lynne Overman, Colonel Fairbanks by Clarence Kolb, and Tony by Dorothy La mour. Bert is portrayed by Eddie Bracken. The name of the picture is "Caught In The Draft," and it opens at the Beaufort Theatre on Sundav for a three day run. Sy- I nopsis of this comedy is given in first paragraph. The top- J. L. Midgctte, surf man, attach ed to the U. S. Coast Guard Sta tion at Ocracoke Island, and as signed to duty in the nearby Portsmouth Station, stopped by the Beaufort News office today and told a story of an accident at the bus station in New Bern yes terday. He said that he and a companion Eddie Byrum, return ing to his summer home on the is land, narrowly escaped injury and possibly death in an accident at the bus station. MORE ABOUT RECREATION (Continued lrcm pag 1) A Couple Of Good Republicans DOWN ON THE ISLAND OF OCRACOKE country, would provide a place for soldiers to write home and enjoy a limited amount of recreation. One of the first things needed would be a Victrola and records. Persons having articles which they would contribute to Hut for the soldiers and sailors are urged to contact a member of the Legion or Legion Auxiliary. MORE ABOUT SCOUTS (Continued from page 1) entative ti. uuu, --i lanniu .-.i iu.6 head City. ''e enough inducement tor you to Previously the Carteret Board of want to see the picture because Commissioners appointed Aycock Hope and Lamour always pack the Earl Tavlor and jonn house. Rrnwn. Lashley as the three members to be selected by that group. i a meeting of the Town Board of Commissioners early in August the Board selected Mayor George W. Huntley to serve as fourth man on the commission which now consists of five men. Objectives of this Commission is to create aviation facilities on the Carteret coast. GRAY-WILLIS Miss Saralee Willis of Durham and Beaufort and the Rev. Mr. Man DeLeon Gray, of Durham and Brighton, Ala., were united in mar riage in a double ring ceremony Sunday afternoon, August 17th, at f o'clock, at tS. Phillips Protestant Episcopal church, Durham, by Rev. Dpvid W. Yates, rector. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Mr. Martin Willis of Durham. Her only attendant was her neice, Miss Shirley John- son. oi iseauiort. ine ivev. A. Cook of Rocky Mount acted as best man. The bride was charming in navy Hue chiffon, wearing a shoulder corsage of white sweetheart roses and carrying a white Bible. The bridesmaid was also dressed in navy blue, carrying a boquet of yellow talismen roses and white astors. Prior to the ceremony 15 min utes of lovely music was rendered by Mrs. Sidney Crington at the or. gan. A solo, "O Perfect Love," wns sung by Miss Mary Johnson, neice of the bride. Ushers were the Rev. Harold B. teer, Hall Summit, La.; and the 1'ev. Frank Hefner, Madison, N. C. Mrs. Gray is the daughter of Mrs. Ida Willis, and sister of Mrs. John Johnson of this city. The weddingwas attended by many friends and relatives of the young couple. Many out-of-town guests includes the bride's family and Mrs. H. H. Maze, mother of the groom, Bridgeton, Ala., and neice of the groom, Miss Daisy Kathryn Adams, also of Bridgeton, Ala. To top off the picture and bring it to a thrilling climax are war games in which real bullets are used and which adds more comedy to it all. Next Wednesday Jackpot goes to SI 00. The winner of $50 on Wednesday night was Mrs. Marvin Lewis. Two New Members Of Highway Patrol Are From Carteret The Scouts who are expected to be present will come from Rocky Mount, New Bern, Washington, Wilson, Kinston and other towns and cities in Eastern North Caro lina which are within the East Car olina Council. Scoutmaster Parkin said that an invitation to the public to visit the Camporee at any time and observe the camping activities is extended. On Friday afternoon a swim ming meet will be held at 3:30 o'clock which should be of much interest and on Sunday night there will be a campfire social to which all are cordially invited. Members of troop 51 have urged all local merchants to cooperate during the 3-day Comporee by dis playing their flage in front of their stores. The three day schedule follows: Friday Before noon, register, be gin dinner, assembly and introduc tion, game period, more assemblies and visit to beach with taps at 11 o'clock. On Saturday starting at 7 o'clock will be first call followed by reville, breakfast, assembly and inspection, parade, leave Pivers Is land for Shackleford Banks, re turniing at 5 o'clock. There will be another assembly at 7:30 o'clock with the evening free. On Sunday the first call will be at 8:45 o'clock, followed by break fast, assembly and then Church. At 12 noon dinner period followed at 2:30 with bathing in the surf. High spot of Sunday will be the re ers will take ing.Jkkby 3..onhnt ception in which Carteret Scout leaders will take part on Sunday night. Mrs. King asked me if Ij ner inshore" base may be missing about the gov-! a mignty gooooei oy i.ui - lisning same uicic un at that location would be free of River hiwl lipnrH anvthill ..n.unf nnncWll'I'inir buvillg Ullul along the west side of North River and probably extending on out to U. S. 70 taking in the Jones Farm and the fertile lands cultivated by the Gibbs brothers. She asked me if I had heard that perhaps the government might be considering the purchase or taking over of this land for the construction of a Navy base on North River. Since I had heard nothing except indirect re marks I gave her a negative an swe. But the more I think about North River and its protected deep harbor traffic and also the absence of draw bridges would be a most important factor worth consider ing. SPEAKING OF the Navy I have a great deal of respect for the boys who enlist in same. I have never heard a U. S. Navy man say that they disliked being a sailor. As matter of fact most of the boys seem to be proud of the fact that they are in this great fighting force of our nation. The waters, the more 1 am convinced i-c. .uaimrs ; same that the Navy looking for an "in- j If you hear a Marine grumbling, Barnacle Bill And Arise My Love Two Sea Breeze Features Barnacle Bill, featuring Wallace Beery, Majorie Main, Leo Carrillo, Virginia Weidler, Donald Meek, Barton MacLane and others opens The Sea. Breeze Theatre on Fridajr and continues through Saturday. This production is only one of the double feature productions to be presented at The Sea Breeze this week-end. Second feature will b "North from the Lone Star State" with Wild Bill Elliott and the last chapter of Captain Marvel. Richard H. Chadwick, son of Mrs. Maude Charwick of Beau fort and J. D. Griffin of More, heead City were two of 29 new members of the State Highway Pa trol appointed in Raleigh on Satur day by T. Boddie Ward, commis sioner of motor vehicles. The 29 additional men boosts the patrol strength in the State to 211 men, the highest in its history. Addi tional members of the patrol were needed to take care of the increas ing traffic demands in the vicini ty of Wilmington, Elizabeth City, New Bern, Marine Barracks, Ma rine Airwing and Fort Bragg, Bragg, each defense centers. The new appointees were se lected from those applicants for the jobs with highest grades, and Chadwick was sixth from top or had a better grade than 23 other appointees, it was indicated in a News and Observer story. Patrolman John Laws of Car teret was in Raleigh during the training period of the appointees, teaching them the proper use of firearms. Patrolman Laws is the best marksman in the entire N. C. State Highway Patrol. Chad, wick and Griffin go on duty about September 1 at which time they will be issued uniforms and auto mobiles. Patrolman Chadwick is married, his wife is the former Miss Maude Bloodgood. They live on Craven Street in Beaufort. 0i t0fT MORE ABOUT R.E.A. (Continued from page I) This plant will be connected to a Diesel plant at Jacksonville and will generate 10,000 Kva. It will serve the Air Base, several nearby REA projects and wholesale pow er to other utilities upon comple- tion late next spring. Local REA officials are pleased j at the speed with which this line was erected by their contractor. Many of the new businesses that are arising near Cherry Point wil, be served off this new line and will help to enlarge the present rural system of Carteret. a(0 Tetl I'M-' fib" 11933 Chev. Coupe . . . . 11934 Chev. Fordor . . 11 93S Chev. Fordor . . . 11 935 Chev. Tudor ... $100. $ 75. -1936 Plym- (POAA outh Tudor . PVJV, -iHr. $200. 11937 Ford Tudor . . . 11938 Ford Tudor . . . Opening on Sunday for a three day run at the Sea Breeze is Sis Hopkins, a comedy featuring Judy Canova, Bob Crosby, Charles But terworth, Jerry Colonna, Susan Haywood and a batch of other top ranking stars. This is the talkie version of the silent picture of years ago in which Mabel Nor mand, one of the old time Mack Sennett Bathing Beauties was fea tured. It is a story about a country girl who goes to the city and every thing has been modernized in the film to make it one of outstanding comedies of the year. General improvement in agricul tural conditions are reflected in collections made by Federal land banks on farm mortgages during June 30. ; ; , MORE ABOUT WATERFRONT (Continuea irom page 1) which Tom and I took has nothing to do with Navy Base dawdling. But it does present a certain angle which is worth thinking about. Now, as you probably do not know, the King's farm is out on North 11934 Chev. Std. Tudor . 1 1933 Plym outh Tudor -1938 Ford Pickup . . . $275. $275. $350. -1939 Ford Pickup .... it is not because they are dissatis fied because they are in Service it is because they want to be on the go they want to be in action. This is quite different from some of the angles I have heard from Selectees. Some Selectees need something I don't know what to make them have more respect for the military force in which they are serving. Perhaps a bit of War would help matters out and don't laugh Mr. and Mrs War just like the "good times" of Mr. Hoo ver's era are just around the cor ner That "just around the cor ner" idea may work out in this age just as it worked out when Mr. Hoover was telling the world about what was just around a corner. . Perhaps we will never get around the corner. However if I had to predict what is going, to happen I would say: "WAR AFTER THE AUTUMN MANEUVERS" and I am talking about a War that is going to call an American Expe ditionary Force to a foreign land for scrapping. It is ridiculous to think that we don't want to start shooting until attacked. Get them on the other side that is our idea and see if our Government does not share a similar idea about the time the Autumn maneuvers in this nation are ended. OCRACOKE ISLAND'S most prominent Republican, Capt. Joe Eurrus, veteran lighthouse keeper and native of u,.4. : i,w here with North Carolina's most prom- """''"i " v.. . . ,.ii t w-.u: , inent young Republican, Jonn w iikuu.i, ut ...,s.w, N. C. For many year, now Capt. Burru. ha. been keeper of tHe l.jht I at Ocracoke which i. the olde.t in America .till m u.e w.thout major change, to it. 75-foot tower. The lighthou.e wa. built in 1798. John Wilkin.on i, pre.ident of the N. C. Young Republican Federation which held it. .econd annual invitation meeting, with, notable gue.ts from 12 State, pre.ent at Pamlico Inn on Ocracoke weekend before la.t. (Photo by Aycock Brown). S126. $150. $150. L0FTIN MOTOR CO. CRAVEN STREET BEAUFORT, N. C. far li POULTRY AND STOCK FEED If You Live On Ocracoke Island Or The Outer Banks Or In Eastern Carteret County and Find It Not Conven ient To Come To Beaufort, Telephone or Mail Your Order Which We Will Ship To You Promptly. DIAL B-459-1 C. G. GASIULL BROKERAGE CO. Beaufort FEEDS & SEEDS North Car. OF ALL WHITE SUMMER HOE NOW UNDERWAY PRICES HAVE BEEN REDUCED TO THE LOWEST SALES FIGURES IN YEARS Come In And Select One Or Two Pairs YOU WILL SAVE MONEY Strictly Cash No Exchanges FELTON'S Beaufort 'Everything to Wear"' North Carolina I HtAAniCTAact 1 Ball Mason FRUIT JARS 63, 75 Sunnyfield ENRICHED Flour 241b. 95 Marvel Biead 10 Corn Flakes 8 8 OMJlocir ' 17 Ann Page CIDER Qt. Bot. Ann Page 12-Oz. BAKING Can 10 12 Vinegar Powder 100 Hydrogenated Shortening I dexo 3 lb. con 57 Nectar Jea Orange Pekoe m b, pg. 3()c A & P Grape Jam 2 lb. jar 25c Duz large pkg. 23c 2 cans (or 15c A & P Spaghetti Waldorf , i Tissue 3 rolls (or 13c COLD LUNCHEON MEATS, lb- 39c SLICED BOILED HAM, lb 55c STRING BEANS, lb 10c YELLOW SQUASH, lb. ? 10c PEACHES, lb 5c Okra, Tomatoes, Carrots, Peppers, Cucumbers, Lettuce A&P FOOD STORES Owned and Operated bj the Great Atlantic A Pacific Tea C t t t

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