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: Carteret County Ilews-Times
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The Beaufort NeWs (est. 1&2) ft The Twin City Timet (est. 138)
rw EDITORIAL PAGE
TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1948
Tily Hie Poor Ponies!'
nr " The Raleigh News and Observer is shedding tears over the
'' cruel pony pennings on the Carolina banks.
In an editorial Which appeared Thursday pony pennings were
branded "poor sport." Objection was raised to using airplanes
$and jeeps to drive the animals to the pen, ". . . the poor little
horses are not worth much when they're captured," wept the edi
torial. "There haven't been any reports tlit they do any harm
(- surviving on the poor pasturage the banks provide. They have
provided, however, a picturesque aspect of the Carolina shore . . .
;JThe 'owners' of the ponies," continues the editorial, "have an un
doubted right probably to use power weapons to stare the ponies,
ft pen them, and sell theht. But it's about time this business drop
fped out of public attention as a quaint aspect of life on our coast,
-lit has become as quaint as a mechanized hog-killing in the Chi
cago stockyards and a good deal less picturesque."
Any day now we expect to see an editorial in an upstate
"jfpapcr berating us for fishihg. After all, the poor fish aren't
h'rming anyone. Not only that we kill them, drag them out
ijiof the water, and Just let 'em die. That's much worse than mere
ly getting hold of them for about an hour and then setting them
jfree, ns we do the ponies.
We object, too, to the editorial's quotation marks about the
,word "owners." Local pony dealers have their own brands and
are as prrticular about who owns which horse as were the cattle
dealers on the bygone open western ranges.
rj We might point but loo, that many of the "wild" ponies are
twild only in the sense that they are not penned up in a barn
jjeach night and made to drag plows, wagons, and other man-made
'encumbrances during the day.
f Some of the original banker ponies have been brought to
$the mainland, inbred with larger domesticated horses, and the
offspring turned loose again on the banks, thus producing a bet
ter breed of banker pony than would be in existence now if the
tanimals had been left "unmolested" on the windswept stretches
As for the "picturesque aspfcet" of the Carolina shore, how
j, would people know it's picturesque if pony penning and the ponies
f'diopped out of public interest" as the editorial suggests.
Trading in banker ponies, though not a vast enterprise, is- as
much a means of income to coastal Carolinians as fishing.
Who.1 the State Department of Conservation and Develop
ment, a philanthropic individual, or The News and Observer buys
ra11 the ponies and sets up a wild life preserve on the banks, then
this horrible pony pennihg ho longer may be necessary.
fori Macon and Memorial Day
Close to a thousand people visited Fort Macon Sunday a
fitting tribute on Memorial Day to the men who fought and died
, "there In 1862.
j Although the 1J47 legislature did not grant the sum request
ed to develop Fort Macon into a more complete state park, a
' small amount of money was appropriated to restore parts of the
f fort. If the influx of people to this area continues as it has dur
i' ihg the past several years, the vast number of visitors here will
I prove (o State legislators that North Carolinians, hot only Car
tteret countiahs, have unbounded interest in this coastal land
pnark. Considering failure to get the funds needed from last year's
j legislature as the final word on Fort Macon won't gain us a thing.
V , '5 January and the 1949 legislature aren't faf away. Fort Macon In
creases in historical interest with the passing years and we're
'Snot going to let the fellows who hold the purse strings forget IV
J".' The 1948 convention Season at Atlantic Beach will open to-morrow
with the North Carolina Postmasters' convention. Ap-
proximately 300 postmasters from all sections of the atate will
f gather for their annual meeting. All postmasters of Carteret
I-'county, actually, will be host, but this doesn't excuse the rest of
' us from brushing off. the welcome mat and giving the familiar
Sold "Howdy" handshake.
Postof flees were closed yesterday because Ot the Memorial
fDay holiday, but we've been assured that the mail will go
through li usual the rest of this week even though postmasters ire
conferring and kicking up their heels at the beach.
I We hope sunny Weather that prevailod all during1 May along
, One Carteret coast will return to add its bright welcome to the
jynert who manage our mailt.
7 : Otherwise, everything tinder our control which goes for show
ing people a good time will be at the postmasters' disposal.
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ibr. L. W. Maore, of Beaufort,
was called here Wednesday flight
td Sfrs. Mattle Siyrott Who it teri
r sly ill. .. -i - r
r.If. Darrel Lupton, of U. 8. C. O.
t a ! Cape Lookout, Is spending t
f v day here, he has broken
b le in hit foot.
- ,Ir. Wheallngton Robinson of
f nntie, Was a visitor here Friday
t , ht. y vf iv;;!.
t Irs.. Gladys Lupton and three
s s, Lionel. Roland and Calvin
1 t Friday forjlew Bern, N. C,
a 1 Norton, Va., to Visit friends.
It and Mrs. E. 0. Daniels are
a ndlnf I few days to Stacy with
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With F. C. SALISBURY, Morehesd City
The tompofary farm labor camp
which was located on the Oak
Smith property in the Camp Glenn
section back in 1942, is one of nine
such camps in North Carolina
which has been closed and the
buildings sold off. Two camps in
the state remain to be sold. The
camps were assembled to provide
housing fro 320,000 foreign work
ers brought into this country from
1942 thaaugh 1947 to furnish emer
gency agricultural labor.
R. R.' Barbour has purchased
what is known as the Taylor farm,
fronting the highway Just west of
the Atlantic Beach road, consisting'
of the land north of the highway.
Mr. Barbour States he Will put this
farm land under a high state of
cultivation. He has under con
struction a house of pleasing de
sign which will be his home place
v The North Carolina Pulp
Wood company of Plymouth
have a force of some 200 men
at work In the Merrlmon sec
tion of the county cutting over
seviTal hundred acres of timber
for pulp wood. It is estimated
that this work will last for the
next fifteen or twenty years. A
camp Has ben established to
care for the Workmen as Well as
a loading dock in Adams Creek,
as the wood is shipped by the In
land waterway to Plymouth. Mo
dern machinery has been set up
for the cutting of the wood while
twenty-five large trucks are em-
oloved to haul the Wood to the
their ion, Connie Daniels and fa
Mr. nd Mrs. Carl Boweh are
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. 1
Ellsha Bowen at West Beaufort
Mr. Arthur Goodwin and Royce
Emory were visitors in Beaufort
and Morehead City Friday.,
The State Highway Department
are here to Work on our road
again. We only hope they give us
hard surfaced road before they
dult. '..:'. - -J; '
Mr. and Mrs. Jamea Wlllii, of
Beaufort, Were called here this
week duo to the illness of hit lis
ten Mrs. Mattle Btyron.
Mr. Norvle bay, of Marshall
berg, arrived here Wednesday to
visit hi mother, Mr. Rlttie bay.
much better pickup on their radiophones.
Mrs. G. L. Arthur, who has
had charge of the dietary
department of the city hospital,
has resigned her position and
resumed her former Clerkship in
the money order department of
the postoffice. The hospital
loses a good dietitian while
the pos'of.lce gains a good pos
Copeland's Edgewater Motor
Court opened its cafe the past
week. They announce that their
cabins will be in readiness Withlt
;he next two Weeks. When fully
completed this motor court will b
one of the best to be found in this
section of the state. Located a it
is on p. bluff overlooking Bogui
Sound it offers all water feature
in connection with lis court acco
If you do not Want to pay a pe
nalty you had better get your sche
dule B state license which expired
May 31. This license applies to
filling stations,' cafes, drug stores,
lawyer, doctor, real estate deal
ers, tourist homes and a large
number of other individuals and
name that has been familiar in this
section since the early part ot the
19th century, that of W. L. AreH
dell, a descendant of Rev. Bridgeri
Back in 1870 Mr. Arendell be
came prominent in Mdrehead City
and Carteret county affairs, retain
ing hit interest during his lifetime
in the advancement of thlk section
of the state. Hit entire lite Wat
passed in this city which today ho
hor hi name and hi forebear.
Mr. Arendell . received i liberal
education. During hit third year
at the U. S.. Military Academy at
West Point he Wat forced by phy
sical disability to abandon a mili
tary career, receiving his discharge
in 1868. His services on the Board
of County Commissioner covered
a period of 18 year, being chair
man of the board several terms.
As mayor of Morehead City he was
active in its civic welfare for a
i.-'al of nearly twenty years.
While on the board ot county
commissioner, Mr Arendell was
oi special service to tn county in
the successful work ot reducing
the railroad bond indebtedness
from $160,000 to $40,000, feat in
idroit financing that Was of ih
calcuable value to the county. As
a member ot the General Assembly
from the county to the Senate in
1904-8 he served as chairman oi
the Committee ot State Hospitals
for the Insane; and also on other
important committee, v' ' .
He wa a member of the Metho
dist church, having served as local
and district steward many years
and also a member of the annual
conference. . Mr. Arendell WM en
gaged in a general grocery , busi
ness and also conducted a separate
establishment devoted to the ship
ment of seafood. -
STORY OF THE WEEK
What has become of the shifting
grave' on Bogue Banks? Remember
back several years ago when com
siderable excitement was created
when- two hunter which Had been
stalking game Oh Bogue Banks,,
claimed to have discovered what
appeared t be Itt uhusual grave,
which in their opinion was place
of bidden treasures. " : rv
Efforts, on their part to break
open the top was unsuccessful for
they lacked the necessary tools.
Determined tp solve the mystery
of their discovery, they planned
to return the next day with suit;
table tools to open the grave. In
Order to mark the stop and a trail
so that they could again find the
spot they tore strips from their un
derwear, tying the strips to bran
ches of the trees as they worked
their way back to their boat on
the shore of the sound.
. ' A. storm prevented their return
the next day, when they did go
over the Banks, prepared to dig
open the grave, they were unable
to locate the spot where they had
marked a trail. Every shred of
cloth which the men had tied to
the branches of the trees, had in
some mysterious way disappeared.
It is said these men and others
tried many time to again locate
the (pot where in their belief lay
Hidden treasures from the boats
of the notorious pirates who are
known to have made the Banks one
of their landing places for the
hiding ot loot.
Other searchers have from time
to time scoured the Banks, fum in
the belief that they would some
time be rewarded for their efforts
Those of a supersitious mind be
lieve that some supernatural phe
nomenon causes this grave to move
from spot to spot with the shifting
sands, preventing it to be found.
This fact has given the lurid story
the title of the shifting grave.
Money Island, that small plot of
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With the opening of the dog
race track the lest of this month.
it is understood that A. & E. C.
railroad it considering running
special train each night of the
races from Goldsboro and return,
also the Seashore bus line may
run a special from Wilson and re
turn, to accommodate patrons bf
thi form oi amusement. v
It looks like l busy time ahead
during the month of June if one is
to following all the "daya" set
apart for this month. First off la
National Flower Shut-in Day. June
10; National Flag Day, June 14;
Father's Day, June 20; Swim for
Health Week, June 21-26; and the
(tat Lions Club convention, June
20-22. It Is the month for paying
your city and county privilege tax
es U well as the second payment
due On your federal income taxes
June 19. The city and county may
present you with notices of your
ad valorem taxes with ohe redeem
ing feature, 2 per cent discount
for prompt payment.
William D. Lynch and William
F. Willis of this city have each en
listed in the U. S. Army tor three
years. Lvnch has been assigned to
the First Cavtlry and Willis Will
serve In the Air Force.
A tit week session of the zoo
logy department of the summer
school of Woman' college Will
oped In Beaufort Oil June t with
Dr. A. Di'ShafteSbury In charge.
Classes will be held at the Ca
rolina Marine laboratory. Duke
university's annual summer
school of marine biology Will be
held at the university's labora
tory on Pivers island, two ses
sions starting June 15 and July
THE MARCH OF TIME
Picking up the thread of events
of the city thlrty-five years ago we
find a business concern carrying a
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DAILY SERVICE TO .
Bristol ... 8 14 HRS. -22.65
New Bern ll M(N. ' S.00
Raleigh. , "
Durham 1 12 HRS. 0.95
(Fares subject td Federal
Transportation Tax)v . '
Phone 549U Beaufort Airtort
. or your Travel . Agent; -
State highway patrolmen Work
ing out of this county from their
headquarter at the former Sec
tion Base are now receiving scout
ing order from the new radid sta
tion just put .'in operation. This
la the patrol' ninth station and is
located on highway 17 about three
mile out of New Bern. This sta
tion serves most of he eastern
counties, giving the patrolmen a ,
Holice To All Fi.I::rn::3
- li yoa livft to llorciiead Ciiy or any
r other place alosj the Ctitsl, ttfcta fta ftfe
fishis? b this tiiirJly tizf tl tel tssSa.
Te are pttmi b fcizla all tzizLzi fe
EatdlEss tl lha ascsnl :. : '
We stare every eeatealssca isr year
ing, tas and hsl an the clock, goveirrJ
testel stales d& ' 4 .
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land lying just off the Fort Macon
road, it said to have received its
name from ihe fact that in years
past, pirate loot was discovered
there. Searching parties have dug
it over many times without results.
Mr. Thomas (Uncfe Bud) Lewis
it at home, recovering from a fall
lti which he received some broken
Mr. Wilbur Goodwin, of Lola,
was in the community a short
Mr. ahd Mrs. James Willis went
to Cedar Island Thursday. Mrs.
Willis Will remain there with Mrs.
Mattie Styron the remainder of the
week. . :
Miss Mary Sue Lynch, of Beau
fort, spent Friday night with the
Julia and Letitia Simpson.
Master Gray Simpson visited his
cousin, Michael Simpson Wednes
Mr. Bertram Daniels motored to
Rocky Mount Wednesday morning
to meet his wife and son who hive
been visiting her parents, at Bos
ton. Mass. v, " -
Mr. Robert Van Etten left Fri
day afternoon for a two weeks
vacation with hi parents in Wis
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jarmen and
children, of New Bern Road, visit
his brother and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Bennie Jarmen, Thursday af
ternoon. . Mrs. Jimmie Lupton and 'child
ren and mother, Mrs. C. Mann of
Morehead Cily spent a short while
in the community Friday after
PAPAYA MAY SPICE U.S. DIETS
HONOLULU (AP) Pine
apple maw have to move over on
the American table to m.ike room
for another tasty dish from Hawaii
nnoJivi. A new heat treatment
which kills the Oriental Fruit Fly
makes papayi eligible for sale on
the mainland, according to Dr. C.
L. Ritchie. Honolulu inspector for
the U. S. Department of Agricul
ture. Exporting the fruit from the
islands had previously been prohibited.
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