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Carteret County news-times. (Beaufort and Morehead City, N.C.) 1948-current, July 09, 1948, SECOND SECTION, Page PAGE SIX, Image 12

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.ferces Grow Pretty Gardens' BUI Sharp CAMP LEJEUNE, N . C. How tough is the famed Second Marine Division, but, oh, how tender with its garden! Which, incidentally, 'makes this home of the battle-scar- Ted Marines the most beautiful mi litary post in America. -" Few visitors, witnessing the nig iged landing maneuvers recently on the nearby beach, can reconcile that picture with the placid post itself, with its sloping lawns, land scaped grounds, tall pine trees and blooming flowers amid Colonial jGeorgia style buildings. For flow er lovers, it is one of the show places of the South in azalea time. ! Ever since construction of the base was started in 1941, a far seeing program to preserve its jbeauty has been followed. Trees iwere loft standing wherever pos sible, special beds of fertile soil iprovided, fertilizer used extensive ly, and plenty of water kept avail able. The Marines aimed to have themselves a home to which they could point with pride. , The nursery at Camp Lejeune covers an area of approximately twenty acres, with a profusion of young trees, shrubs and flowers of all kinds, including 30 varieties of flowering shrubs, 50 varieties of camellias, and huge specimens of Kaster lilies. Over 100,000 azalea plants are smartly urranced throughout the base. Rhododendron, for which western Carolina is famous, adds another touch of color; and dog wood in both pink and white blooms with striking effects in the spring. Thousands of trees have been planted successfully, includ ing such varieties as maple, pin oak, live oak, sycamore, Japanese cherry, doubleflower cherry, peach, holly, crab apple, purple-leaf plum, and huge camellia trees. From fhe main entrance to the center of the Camp, a double boule vard split" by a grassy "parkway planted with trailing roses stretch es five and a half miles into the heart of the base. Here in the middle of the traffic circle is a rose garden of 000 bushes which More Than 10,003 4-0'ers To Attend Summer Camps ' 3,000 to 4,000 North Carolina 4 H Club boys and girls witl spend a week during the summer at one of the regular 4-H camps . and an additional 7,000 to 8,000 members will encamp at other suitable loca tions throughout the State, accord ing to L. R. Harrill, State 4-H Club leader. The regular camps, of which there arc four, have full staffs of instructors and offer courses in swimming, rifle shooting, recrea tion, and handicraft. They Include Camp Millstone, Richmond County; fiwannanoe. Buncombe County; Roanoke Island, Dare County; and White Lake, Bladen County. The' period of operation for Camo Millstone is May 31 to Aug ust 28; for Swannanoa, June 28 to July 31; for Roanoke Island, June 14 to August 14; and for White Lke, June 7 to August 28. Assisting in the camp program will be Jesse James, Miss Eleanor Barber, and Miss Mary Sue Moser, assistant State 4-H Club leaders, and Mr. Harrill. Mr. James is spending considerable time at Roa noke Island; Miss Barber, at Swan nanoa; and Miss Moser and Mr. tlarrnl, v.t Millstone. Ohio University Owns Record Record Library blooms throughout the summer. Besides taking care of local de mands, the nursery shins out thou sands of its products annually to other Marine bases. This year 10, 000 azalcps and 200 trees and shrubs were sent to the Marine air base at f'herry Point. Over 1.000 rose bushes and some 200 trees were sent to ranis Island, South Carolina. And nil this is iust a beginning. Previously, all this planting was more or less experimental. Now it is known which plants thrive and nroducc the best effects under the prevailing conditions. Future planting will emnhasize the better points and exclude the bad points learned by past experience in an effort to maintain and iustify the concession that Camp Lejeune is the most beautiful military post in the United States. The praying-mantis is said to be the only insect that can turn his head around and look over his shoulders. it ..,,..4 -"- By JAMES WALTERS COLUMBUS, O. (AP) The recent broadcast of a haunting organ melody puzzled even some long-hair music lovers. "Such a strange composition," they reflected, wondering if they had heard it before. They probably hadn't. The radio announcer explained why: "You have just heard a real collector's item an irreplaceable record of what is believed to be the shortest symphony ever writ ten. "It is Symphony No. 4 by Wil liam Boyce, an obscure English composer who died in 1791). Only three minutes are required to play its three movements." The three-minute symphony probably would rate' "Oh's" and "Ah's from record fanatics out side Ohio. But the listeners were not too surprised. They were tuned to WOSU, the 5,000-watt station operated by Ohio State University. WOSU claims the largest non commercial phonograph record li brary in the world. Thirty-five per cent of its disks are in the rure, difficult-to-replace class. I The librxrv consists of 12.000 i records and 5,000 electrical tran scriptions, neatly filed like books in floor-to-ceilinfl cases. Seventy five per cent of them are classical. Consequently, radio listeners can get classical or semi-classical music from WOSU at almost any time of the day. One-third of its time (it is on the air from 8 a.m , EST, to 7:15 p.m. on 820 kilocy cles) is devoted to music of fa mous composers. The library is so extensive that WOSU program schedule (350 records a week) for perhaps two years without playing the same record twice, says Alice McCus key, assistant program director. 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