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" CARTERET C6m KEWSttMES, fiEAltTOftt AVD MOREHfiAD CITY,
Mr. Rulb T. Ricbardton, Editor
Putlic Library Will S?cnsir Club
Per Summer Readers, 6-15 Years Old
The Cherry Point Public library
will again sponsor a vacation read-
ing club this summ?r. The club
will begin June 14 and young peo
ple from 8 to 15 years old are n
questtd to register at the library
between the hours of 2 pm. and
p.m. and 7 p.m. and 8:30 p m
Registration will close Friday,
This is a splrndid opportunity
for the ynnn? folks and it is hoped
that a great many will take ad
vantage of It. The library has
books of all kinds to appeal to all
boys and girls. Mr. James Bck
will bp glad to help you choose
books pf the type which vou en
Mrs. Rufus W. Daltoh of W.
Salem has been Visiting for somr
tlm with Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Beck
of 5 C Rodanthe Drive,
At the recent meeting of th;
Thursday Evening Bridq c'ub a'
th home of Mrs. Huston Gober,
of 5 Sunrise lane, a recording was
made as the parly progressed. This
proved to be very amusing as the
m-mhers herd It ployed back.
Those who enjoyed this entertain
ment included Mrs. Charles Mc
Colter, Mrs. George Fov Mrs. War
ry Shadle, Mrs. M-.irphy CI If on
Miss Susie Moore, Mrs. i.ee Roun
tree, Mrs. Robert Bull.
Mrs. F. W. Morris of W. Salem
was the house guest of Mr. and
Mrs. H E. Beck "for the past week
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Holloway
left on Wednesday, Mav 26th for
I a Week's vacation.
Lt. and Mrs. Thomas Nichols
have been away for several days on
a furlough which they sppnt Visit
ing relatives in S. Carolina and
Bible School will begin Monday.
June 14, in the Cherry Point "school
building. Miss Ruh Wilder of
Knighldale, N. C, has accepted the
position of principal of the school.
Miss Wilder will be here June 10
to meet wilh and nganize the fa
culty. It is not necessary to enroll
the children before the opening
date. Enrollment will take place
111... first day; Children between
the ages of 4 end 15 are eligible
nnd the parents are urged to send
The Havelock Community chapel
sponsored an essay contest which
closed on May 31. The subiect to
6e written upon was "Thing Need
ing Most Imorovement In thfc
Church." Entries were limited to
500 to 1000 words; entrants to the
ages of 12 r.nd 20 years. Essays
were submitted te Mrs. C. C. An
derson or Gilbert Mister and will
be judged in two age groups: 12 to
15 yeaTS and 15 to 20 years. Four
winners will be chosen and they
will be sent to Youth Camp with
all expenses paid. This column
will be proud to list the winners
Mrs. Rudolph Smith, of 10 N.
Cherry drive, entertained the
Friendly Sewing club on Wednes
day, May 26. Present Were Mrs.
W. H. rtoiloay, Mrs. H. B. Allfed,
Mrs. Roy Heillf, Mrs. Hazel Jen
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Apt. IF, Ocracoke Dr., Haeok
kins, Mrs. R. G. Shell, Mis J. 0
Webb, Mrs. Frank Joily, M.S. John
Tuttle and Mrs. G. E. Conley. Di-
licious refrcshmen.s of ehieken si-
lad iced tea, and wafers wi-re serv
ed during the afternoon.
VV. 0. and Mrs. William J. H?a
rock are on leave in Newsport, N
Y. visiting Mrs. Hraeoek's Parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory.
Mr. and Mrs. I.. B. Smi'h ard
son, Bobby, spent the holidny
weekend in Chapel Hill where
they visited Mrs. Smith's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Meiritt.
Woman's Club See
The ferry Point Woman's club
held its regular moi ling Tued iyj
evening at 8 o'clock at the Com ,
miuiily building. I
After a short business session ;
at which time the pres;dent wel-1
corned the large number of gnosis
present, (he meeting was turned j
over to Mrs. Chris Holloway, pro I
gram chairman and head of the
music and drama department: I
The program consisted of n one !
acl play titled "Meeting to Music,"
which was a satire on Woman's
''lub meetings. Members of tin
"lub in 'he cast were Mrs. Ruby
Scott. Misses Helen Parker, Cyn
thia Killingsworth, Kathleen Mul
len, Mrs. M ibel Rountree, Mrs. De
na Foy. Mrs. Claudia l.odrjo. Mrs.
Sarah Bledsoe. Mrs. Frank Russell,'
and Mrs. Maurice Richardson. Mrs.
Holloway was accompanist and
Mrs. Richardson directed the play.
During a short intermission Mrs.
S-treh Bledsoe and Miss Kathleen
Mullen entertained with a ridicu
lous dance and Miss Pat Scott with
a humorous recitation.
Th-i hostess committee, compes
ed of Mrs. Robert Bull, Mrs. OI"nn
Cleland and Mrs. J. J ChudeJ,
served delightful refreshment of
home-made cake rH coffee.
Haw'i Pacific Island
Trading Posfs Make Money
HONOLULU (AP) The
Navy's Prcific island trading posts
reflde a half million dollars in its
first five months enough to p9y
back what the company borrowed
to go into business Jan. 1. Offi
cials of the corporation, the Island
Trading Co., credit the record high
price of copra. They deal with the
Trust Territory of the Pacific, an
area of 2.000.000 square miles in
cluding the Marshalls, Carolines
"Aettislly, the Island Trading
Co. is a non-profit organization for
rehabilitating island ecoiorry," ex
plains its treasurer Comdr. Ken
neth White. "Bu to operate suc
cessfully, we have had to put the
company on a sound financial ba
sis. About half of the $500,000
made by the company can be con
sidered a Navy subsidy in free
shipping, salaries for Navy men .
operating the business and assist
ance in financing."
Ry lmaene Long
Moreheid City High School
. E.xr.ms pre finally err gnd the
classes have all had picnics or par
ties. So now a long vacation is
ahead of us!
The Seniors gave the Juniors a
picnic Wednesday afternoon over
at the beach and everyone really
had Vs of fun (especially M. O'D
and E. C.!!) The water was just
right for swimming evrn, though
the day was chil'y and cloudy. Oh.
by the wny. they give us eats too;
pota'o salad, potato chips, sand
wishes, donu.'s, pepsis and cotasos.
(II A R doesn't look half bad in
t bathing suit eiiher and ain't
The 8th grade classes had their
graduation exercises recently and
thry gave a Very Impressive pro
gram presided over by Jean Mor
ton. Mr. Winded, principal, pre
sented the diti'omas and also 'he
American I.rgion Citizenship
awards. These awards are given
annually to the boy and girl whom
their classmates vote as Ihe best
citizens of the classes. This year
the awards went to Doris Midgelt
and Tommy Bennett and I'm quite
sure 'heir classmates made a fine
Now 1 hit school's over maybe
lots more Teen -Acers will take ad
vantage of the $1 memberships to
the Recreational Center. With
these cards you may use the Cen
ter dining ihe day and any night
that something else is not going oh
up there The Teen-Age Club still
meets on Friday and Saturday
nights but they are thinking of
changing it to Tuesday and Satur
day! I really believe that would
be better as il would break the
monotony of the week nights when
there's nothing doing.
Guess that's all so, be seeing you
al fuc club.
To Settle Down
Migration by North Carolina and
other Southern states residents
during the past seven years has
made pioneers of covered wagon
days seem like stav-nt-honv s, ac
cording to recent government sta
tistics on internal migration. Dur
ing the war and postwar era more
than 7.7800O nersons. or 21.5 net
cent of the Southern states' 1940
population, changed residence.
Most residence shifts resulted
from wartime upheavals. pos:wor,
job changes, demobilization)' 7and
the housing shortage. Now that the
first three factors no longer exist
this section is in for a period of
settling down, according to a Tile
Coil noil of America renort on po-
mlation trends, and their effect on
Ohe result of the dron In vaga
bonding Is nn increased demand
for quality in home buMdM re
novation, the report snys. People
choosing permanent homes can't
he satisfied with 1he crowded
flimsy and often old fashioned
quarters they had to settle for
during the war years, it adds. Now
they're demanding homes with
such quality features as built-in
furniture, extra tiled bathroorm
and automatic heat control.
Migration of residents of the
Southern states was greatest with
in euch state. About 12 per cent
of migration was inside state W-
ders. About 9.5 per cent was be
Miss Edith Lewis spent the week
end in New Bern, N. C. with he.
brother and Mr. and Mrs. Ralpa
Mr. Rcginal Styron, of Davis, vi
sited Mr. Ellis J. Bedsworth Sun
day. Mrs. Gray den Moore, Mrs. Irvin
Moore, Miss Maida Moore and Tr6f
Moore were in Goldsboro Thurs
day. Mrs. Mary Pintr returned hms
Sunday afternoon from visiting
Mrs. Ella Davis in Willis:on, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. George Moore .
spent the weekend in New Best
with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lewis. 9
Mr. and Mrs. Colon Wilson iff
sited Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nelsrfl
snd Mr. and Mrs. Norwood FuW
chef and Beaufort Sunday afteH
Mrs. Headen Willis and son of
Williston visited Ivr parents, Mtf
and Mrs. Waddell D-nie's "J
The Wnm.m's Soci y of the Me
thodist church had Mrs. Ulvssei
Hill, Mrs. Harvey Davis. Mrs. He
ry Russell and their presiden
Mrs. J. K. Gillikin from the We
leyn Service Gui'd, president. Mr
H. G. Cu hrell. M's. Julian Browo,
Mrs. Claud Brown, all these attend
ed the zone meeting at Harlowe. J
Mrs. Norvle Day spent Monday
in Beaufort. N. C."
Mr. and' Mrs. Alfred Wallace at
tended the dance at Cherry Point
Mr. Andrew Davis has been
transferred from Core Banks
Const Guard to Fort Macon. ,
Mr. James Norris Lewis has re
turned to Florida after spending
fifteen days with his p." rents, Miy
and Mrs. James C. Lewis.
Mrs. Ira T. Willis and baby hay
returned home from Dr. Sidbury's
Mrs. ('has. Ballance and Chas.
Rallance, Jr.. of Hatteras. N C.,
are here visiting Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Dr. Guv R. Willis and daugh
ter. Mrs. Gertie Willis nrrivd here,
from Durham, N. C. Saturday
Mr Kenneth Willis Mr. Mlldon
Willis. Mrs. George Walker and
Mr. Gray M. Davis has returned
to New York after spending sev
eral days h re with his parents,
Mr. and M-s . Will Dn"is.
M' Nenl Jones has left for Fef
nnndlna, Fla, where he is work
ing. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Willis, of Wil
liston. N C. and Mrs. Lenten Da
vis, of Beaufort. N. C, visited Mr.
and Mrs. Ira T. Willis Sunday.
Swiss Plan tfl Blast
Hailstorms On! el Sky
' BERN. Switzerland (AP)
'The Swiss pgrictiltural department
will undertake experlmeits in blas
ting hiilstnrms out of the sky. The
experlrttehts, the department an
nounces, are planned where tobac
co plantations have been subject
to season ?1 damage by hailstorms.
In the fruit-growing areas of
western Switzerland, for some
years rockpts and Shells have been
shot into hail clouds ii an effort
to break them up before they look
ed their load nn vinevards and or
chards, The ground defenses have
been made mostly by small com
munities, and local authorities
have not been able to agree to tHe
efficacy of their methods. For
me thing, the vineyards and or
chards to be protected were scat
tered, sometimes separated fay
mountains, and it was Impossible
accurately to measure the results.
The Magadiho plain, frequently
Visited by hailstorms, and the to
bacco fields there, highly suscep
tible to hail damage, are expected
to be a better proving ground.
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