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FRIDAY, JUNE 4, IMS
Carlcrei County News-Times
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The Beaufort Newt (est. UU) The Twin City Timet (est. 1936)
Check Thai Car
".r: The motor vehicle inspection lane is paying its second visit
: to this county. Although lanes are. scheduled to return to towns
". throughout the state more than one or two times, the last time
will come upon us before we know it and then there will be fraz
il jried -nerves caused by waiting in line. The mechanics at the in-
ipection lane will be rushed, and all will be turmoil unneces
sarily. The inspection lane supervisor is begging motorists to bring
1 .their cars, trucks, and other types of motor vehicles for inspec
tion now. The lane will operate in Beaufort until noon tomor
row and in Morehead City until noon next Saturday.
Reality: A Chamber of Commerce
Beaufort's Chamber of Commerce is no longer a thing of the
past. Nor is it a talked of possibility for the future. It's a re
ality of the present.
A Chamber of Commerce is a necessity in every town with
a population over 2,500 and with enthusiasm shown at Wednes
day night's meeting when ihe board of directors were chosen,
this Chamber of Commerce should not fall by the wayside as did
the one during the '20s and the other in the late '30s and early '40s.
Enthusiasm is a strange quality, howver, where it concerns
a project launched by a group of individuals. It's like a freshly
opened bottle of soda pop. Tingling, invigorating at first, but
as time goes on, it tends to' get flat. No more tiny bubbles, no
more energy, no more effervescence.
Those who participated in the earlier Chamber of Commerce
are the first to admit that they failed because of lack of interest.
It finally fell on one or two men to do all the work.
A Chamber of Commerce, is not, primarily, a social organiza
tion. Businessmen who join it with the thought of having a good
time or merely gaining prestige by being able to say, "I'm a mem
ber of the Chamber of Commerce," are kidding themselves and
being unfair to other businessmen earnestly interested in building
a town that will attract commerce.
And attracting commerce is the objective of such an organ
ization. Gaining this objective involves keeping an eye on serv
ice by public utilities, making the town a pleasant place to live,
providing opportunities for employment. All projects directly
and remotely connected with making more money tingle in the
cash register are the responsibility of the Chamber of Commerce.
In the times between Chambers of Commerce, the Junior
Chamber of Commerce has ably and willingly carried the ball.
If the "senior" Chamber of Commerce accomplishes as much as
the Jaycees have, Beaufort will hold an even more important
place on the map.
In The Good Old Days
' THIBTY-FTVB YEARS jCO
P. B. Bearhem of North River
road was showing an egg one of his
hens laid. It measured 6 14 by
7 14 inches.
Irish potatoes were selling for
$4.25 a barrel.
St. Paul's school closed for the
year last Monday 'night. Miss Sid
ney Leone Adair, a graduate from
the kindergarten normal depart
ment was honored by a party given
by Nu Pi Gamma society over
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
: Injet Inn was sold at publfc auc
tion; under foreclosure of a mort
gage. The property was bid in by
J. R Grantham and W. B. Blades
of Ifew Bern.
: An attempt to kidnap 5-year-old
Tronic Thomas ended in failure.
The attempt took place at 8 o'clock
in the evening when an entertain
ment at St. Paul's school had clos
CfijjU With Gisease
Control on Cucumbers
O usting Cucumbers to Control
. Dow ny Mjldew" is the subject of a
full- :oJqt bulletin just released by
the North Carolina Agricultural
Exp rlment Station. Copies of the
publ cation. Bulletin No. 362, are
avai able free on request to the
Agricultural Editor, State College
" Authors of the bulletin are Pr.
B.;4 Ellis' research associate pro
fessor of plant pathology, and R.
S., Qpx, graduate assistant, at the
Experiment Station. In their in
troduction, the authors point out
that 'downy mildew has cut cucum
ber production by about 90 per
cent', each year since 1945. Much
of this loss isneedless, they lay,
sine the disease can be controlled.
Inf tests at the WillardDelway
and fMcCuIlert Station farms, the
pathologists tried out tlx different
fungicides. In all tests tribasic
copper sulphate' gave the best re
sulti A dust containing tribasic
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FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1948
ed and the" audience was leaving
TEN YEARS AGO
Senator Robert R. Reynolds was
the principal speaker at the Me
morial Day exercises sponsored by
the American Legion and the Le
gion Auxiliary last Sunday after
The Beaufort News was to have
loud speakers placed in front of
the office Saturday night so that
election returns could be heard as
soon at possible.
FIVE YEARS AGO
The Carteret County Home was
closed at the beginning of the
week after beiBg in operation for
29 yeara. -
Dick Chadwick, Lennoxville
Point, shipped about 400 bushels
of potatoes Tuesday, the first sent
out from the county.
plus cryolite (for insect control)
gave result 4hat were almost as
good. Zerlate and Fermate gave
The time ' to Start dusting fox
downy mildew depends on when
the fungus reaches North Carolina
from the south. On the basis of
experience in the past few years
dusting should begin in the south
ern partof the itate by June 5,
if the weather is wet. In the cen
tral part $f the state, the begin
ning date should be around June
12 and in the northern counties,
June 20, If the weather it dry,
dusting may be dejaydd a week or
A contrasting set of color pic
tures in the bulletin shows the im
portance of frequent dusting. Plots
that had been dusted very 10 days
and after each rain retained their
healthy appearance, while those
not dusted were severely attacked
by the disease. Enough dust should
be used to completely cover the
Beaufort, N. C."
N.- e. Press Assoc la Uoa
at Morehead City, N. C.
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By Eulu Nixon Greenwood I
NEW HOPE FOR THE SOUTH
This is to predict that big things
are in store for North Carolina's
new United States Senator, J. Mel
ville Broughton, who won a thump
ing victory over Senator William
B. Umstead in last Saturday's Pri
mary. Possessed of an ncccnt like a
Harvard man, n bodv like a black
smith, a sharp mind, and a fcen
sense of humor, J. M. Broughton
m:iy bring new glory to the South.
He will be able to look after him
self in the US. Senate, whether
it he the Democrats or the Re
publicans running the show, have
no worries about that.
Sooner or later, he will become
a national figure. With the South
growing fast and becoming more
important every day on the broad
U. S. scene, Broughton might be
come the first President nearly in
100 years from North Carolina.
ONLY HOEY AND BROUGH
TON With money spent lavish
ly and organization handled effec
tively, only Clyde R. Hoey and J
M. Broughton -could have with
stood the tremendous power gen
erated by the generals in Senator
W. B. Umstead's headquarters. Un
til 11 o'clock Saturday night, there
was doubt that Broughton could
stand up against It. But stand he
did by virtue of Baptist strength,
the rural and labor vote, and gen
eral mass appeal. But people are
funny, particularly when they are
voting. Mecklenburg, home of the
new National Treasurer Joe Bly
the, an all-out Umstead man. gave
Broughton a hinge vote, but Wake,
Broughton's home county and the
area which gave him his start,
went for Umstead.
TWICE IN EIGHT By win
ning, J. M. Broughton for the
second time in eight years put
the quietus on a budding political
machine. He did it -in 1940 and
again last Saturday. This grouD
must now decide whether it will
attempt to salvage something from
Saturday's wreckage. Will it' go
with Johnson ... chances are it
w.'ll- . . , or with Scott? After
looking at Saturday's returns, it
would not Seem to make too much
difference either way . . , If the
people are on their toes pa June
26, date of the runoff.
NOES In Alamance County,
W. Kerr Scott received 6,119 out
of 7,575 . , In Pender, Charles
M. Johnson got B.279 out of 2.
648 . . . In Scott's home county
Albright was in second place . . .
In Pender, Scott was, second . . .
Nash County, Johnson's Tom Pear
fall's home, went for R. Mayne Al
bright . : . Guilford, home county
of Scott man Capus Waynick, went
for Scott . . . Edwin Gill, Johnson
brain-truster and Revenue Com
missioner, $aw his home county of
Scotland go for W. Kerr Scott . . ,
. . . Thabest man in North Ca
rolina to listen to on Primary or
election night is Carl Goerch. He
4s tops by all -odds . . . and on
last Saturday night presiding at
WPTF here In Raleigh, he was in
fine fettle ... calm . . . friendly
voice . . i a keen sense of news
value . , . and with everybody on
this crackerjack station , . . includ
ing the i comnrwlal man, : OJlie
Cairnterf"' iat, radio in
North cGolarad' Carl Goerch
LAST ONE IN-;
of The State were at their best in
the news field on the evening of
May 29 and the morning of May
30. . . . Lloyd Griffin, strong Um
slead and Johnson man and head
of tlv N. C. Citizens Association,
saw his home county of Chowan
go for Broughton and Scott . . .
These things happen.
COUNTIES AS this is written
in the wee. small hurs of Sunday
morning, May 30, it is still too
early fpr a final view of the guber
natorial situation, but figure com
piled here show that Charles M.
Johnson carried . . . Bv "carried"
we mean led in the voting . . in
52 counties, Scott in 43, and A1-.
bright in five. Albright carried
Burke, Edgecombe, Nash, North
ampton and Washington.
Gaston County stuck by its na
tive son. Gov. R. Gregg Cherry, by
giving Charles M. Johnson 4,468
votes to 1.287 for Scott and 1,182
for Albright. Cleveland County,
home of the "Shelby Dynasty",
went along with the machine as
follows: 4,392 for Johnson, 1,524
for Scott, and 332 for Albright,
Wake County: 8,697 for Scott, 5,
408 for Albright, 5,338 for John
son. NEW EDITOR This column
was started five years ago. Some
times it has been rather fierce in
its (.ttacks, but has not knowingly
pnnted a falsehood. It has strived
at all times not to take itself top
seriously, but in any event always
tc be readable, interesting, and
maybe a little different front the
usual run of Raleigh stuff.
Several papers in the State dur
ing the. campaign ran articles on
the candidates for State office,
usually beginning with Albright on
down the alphabetical list. This
column, figuring that the three
principal contenders would be Al'
bright, Johnson, and Scott, decided
it would give out with material
f.bout these three, but rather than
to be like the other columns and
papers, would begin with Scott . . .
then Johnson . , . then Albright .
There was no beating about the
bush when this was done. Scott's
article went out. And then
for the first time in five years
an attempt was made to throttle
this column . . . to control it . . .
or possibly to stop it. When the
Johnson piece Went out, the Scott
folks probably raised Ned, but no
attempt was made to control the
column. Albright's column movd
into the papers without difficulty.
But the articles . , , that fint
one for Scott .' . . was the reason
you missed seeing this column for
at least one week . probably two
weeks . . . and that's why the per
son who has been .assisting with
the column for five yeara now has
complete charge of it . . and
bears all responsibility for what
appears in it. It should be point
ed out , that at no time did any
candidate for Governor or any of
the assistants or managers in the
various headquarters, attempt to
control this column . . . and the
Johnson folks in the county which
tried to pressure the column, and
did get a new editor, saw their
man run third in that county, and
that county paper no longer re
ceives the column, '
NO fiUCH THING It is vir
tually impossible for any newspa
perman to be Impartial.' Scott
readers have said this corner was J
for Johnson, and Johnson people
have said it was for Scott, .while
Albright followers thanked it for
any nice things said for their man.
And so it goes. Possibly, uncons
ciously, partiality has been shown.
Two weeks ago it was reported
around Raleigh that Lynn Nisbet
was for Scott. Last week it was
reported he was for Johnson. The
Charlotte News came out for John
sen. However, it is almost impos
sible to know how any paper
stands on any candidate. It's
Inn kLl PW
swindles! whem when Peter Minult ld the
Indians $24 for Manhattan Island back In 1626. But
It's tine thai if Polar had insured his Island then and
uffered total last taday, he would reallio hardly
onough to pay for load of modem Manhattan' dirt.
Yes, value change constantly. What was adoqualo
Insurance coverage us a few year ago can be woe
fuMy inadequate bow. A Central Planolysli Chart will
how at a glance whether your policy I in step with
present marching value. H will point the way to full
protection loday, tomorrow pnd next year. Step In or
, phono for your PRII Planalysl Chart.
S. A. CHALK, Jr.
First Citizens Bank Building
Phone m sactt
We Art Pleased to Announce to the Motoring
Public oi Carteret Conniy That We Have
Queued a Showroom For the Sale Cf ,
V7illys;-Jc:? Station Wagons
and Trcifts - EIcq Truchs
Csrf psratlsa ii ia charge oi Mr. El) KEMP;
who has R&sy f ?jarieac in the automobile
tasiness. C wiU vcHaa in cporissity to serve
Per? ll b ly Ik W. II Dye,
another weU-qiiaII5ed.aiuJ (srisd esSocst&s
man who U well ftsown ia Jlsrshe&d City and cnr
. WP ABE LOCATED AT
W. IX DYE & SON GARAGE -
ft)9 AtENDElL ST,
At Recreation Club
' - . ' 'i
Last night was the first of the
weekly membership nights at
the Crteret cojunty recreation
center. :- ; v. 6:
Each Thursday adults and
teen-age members wiU be privi
leged to use club facilities. Mrs.'
Ear old Sampson, director, has
reported. Hours are from 7:30 to
Those who are not members of
the club may purchase member
ships at the building. Last night
was open house for all club
all according to who is reading the
MONEY The money will flow
during the next three or four
weeks. It's shameful, but it seems
nothing can he done about these
terrifif expenditures to woo voters.
WHAT WILL ALBRIGHT DO?
The $64 question now is: Will R.
Mayne Albright swing to Johnson
or to Scott? He is going to be
subjected to all kinds of tempting
offers during the next few days.
This column's guess is that his for
ces. ... a majority of them. . . .
will swing to Scott. . . . with or
without help from Albright. This
will mean that the Johnson forces
must dig deeply into the till for
cold cash to combat this added
Also, it is felt that the Johnson
folks brought out John Armstrong
against Thad Eurc, Secretary of
State, and so Thad is, expected to
work for Scott between now and
Will your next
Johnson or Scott?
NEW YORK (AP) U. S. Paci
fic Coast states gained about' 3.
892,000 people between 1940 and
1947, about one-third of the in
crease for the whole nation.
The annual per capita U. S.
consumption of fresh fruits in
the best fjve years of the depres
sion 1930s was six pfcr cent higher
than in the best five years of the
a moot question,
skeotlcs sav. as to who
Al Cily Theatre
f '. - V , ,
if ":;v ;
HENRY FONDA plays the egotis
tic hero of "Fort Apache," saga of
an ind'aa campaign. He co-stars
with John Wayne, Shirley Temple
and Pedro Armenduriz. John Ford
and Merian C. Cooper produced for
RKO release. "Fort Apache opens
at the City theatre Sunday.
British Government -Won't
Bar Private Traders
LONDON (AP) - The Bri
jish Government will put no bars
n the way of private traders seek
ing to make a profit from Marshall
Plan goods they may buy from the
government. And it contemplates
no special arrangements for distri
bution of the goods received under
the American aid plan, says Glen
vil Hall, Financial Secretary to the
Hall says that supplies received
under the plan will be used "in
the best interests of the country,
both socially and economically."
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FARM AND FEED MILL
"Direct From The Mill To You"
Carteret County Branch
H. B. Chadwick, Jr.
Yonr land may net need contour strip
cropping to maintain U productive power,
Yet all land needs at least ine soil conser
vation practice to maintain' hi;h crop
yields. Yonr County Soil Conservationist
is lere to help yon plan a systssi cl fann
ing which gives every acre ei land what
the land needs. Apply to tie Lower Reuse
Soil Conservation Putrid lor his assistance
' ITC-t TOT TESTED
VESIBEB FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
Agriculture Department ,
Names Pclato Ccmmillee
COLLEGE STATION, Raleigh
The U. S. Department of Agricul
ture has announced selection of
the Southeastern Potato commit-,
tee to direct local operation of the
marketing order on potatoes pro
duced in North Carolina and six
counties of Virginia.
North Carolina producer mem
bers, and their alternates, include:
H. C. Ferebee, Camden, Gaston
Small, Elizabeth City;' ' John
Broome, Aurora; A. D. Swindell,
Pantego; Ralph W. Spivey, Tabor
City; and John Brandon, Mt. Olive.
Handler members, end their al
ternates, in North Carolina in
clude: Tom Sawer, Belcross; C. S.
Hotchkiss, Currituck; Muse McCot
ter. New Bern; R. L. Oibbs, Engle
hard; Nelson Ricks, Mt. Olive; and
B. A. Garrell, Tabor City.
Members of the committee will
serve for a term ending Octobes
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