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Bli 6.; J. Michael Moran, Society Editor
Phone M 5781
Miss Caroline Willis left Mon
day morning for Louisburg where
she "will enter college. She was
accompanied by her father, Mr.
Mrs. Herbert Thornton, Sr., and
Jerry Norris left Sunday to visit
his aunt, Mrs. Clarence Grady in
Kinston, and from there he will
continue on to the University of
North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Harvey Hamilton, Sr., winner of
n trip to Old Point Comfort, Va.,
for having written the most in
surance during the past year, left
Sunday morning ;or Old Point
Comfort with his two sons, Har
vey, Jr., and Cooper Hamilton.
' Mr. Bud Dixon and Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Cooper left Sunday to
spend a week in Florida.
Tommy Ballou is spending some
time with relatives in McClellan
ViUc, S. C.
Mr. and Mrs. .lack Styron and
fcaby daughter, Eva .Tnne, arrived
home Sat unlay from Lake Charles,
Miss Adolya Guthrie spent last
week in Plymouth visiting Mr. and
Mrs. R. W. Hampton and Tom
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Boyce and
children, of Norfolk, Va., spent
the weekend with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Styron.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Baugham, of
Charleston, S. C, arc visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Phillip Ball.
Thursday Bridge Club
Meets Willi Mrs. Unnie Dill
The Thursday afternoon bridge
club met with Mrs. Lonnie Dill
at her home on Arendell Street.
Guests were Mrs. AWah Hamil
ton, Jr., Mrs. Bill Wilkens, Mrs.
Bill Mereness and Mrs. Robert Mc
Dougall. The hostess used arrangements
of yellow and lavender dahlias and
marigolds throughout the living
High score prize, a bon bon dish,
was won by Mrs .Walter Morris,
and second high, a nest of pyrex
mixing dishes went to Mrs. Ken
neth Wagner. Mrs. Robert Me
Covering the Waterfront
By Aycock Brown ,
The stale ot Honda sets a cut
of something like $189,000,000 per
annum, out of its various gambling
enterprises such as horse and dog
tracks, so I have been told. Per
haps my figure is a bit high, may
be it is only $179,000,000 which
the famed southern resort state
gets as its average annual share
of the big time pari-mutuel and
other operations involving games
or sports of ehaqce.
This loads me to believe, having
Dougall was consoled with a waste i occasionally come in contact with
Refreshments wore ice box le
mon cake with nuts and during
play cokes were enjoyed.
The hostess also remembered
Mrs. Alvah Hamilton, Jr., n recent
bride, with a hand painted sand
. Floyd Jones, Herbert Phillips.
Billy Oglesby, Dick Spears and
Jerry Norris spent several days
last week at the Matthews' camp.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Coleburn,
of McClellanville, S. C, spent the
week end hero.
George Howard will leave this
week to resume his studios at
Mrs. W. L. Kulclier returned
home Sunday evening -sifter spend
ing several days visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Klmo Swindell at Swan
Mrs. A. II. Joyner, Miss Holtio
Joyner, Mrs. Kred Lewis and Mrs.
Bill Cottingham attended a dis
trict meeting of the Wesleyan
Guild in Greenville on Sunday.
Misses Sara and Bet tie Ballou
returned home Saturday evening
after spending two weeks with Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Coleburn in Mc
Clellansvillc, S. C.
' Mrs. H. Torgersen, of Brooklvn.
N. Y., who has been visiting Mrs.
O. G. Sterlen for tho past few
weeks,, returned to her home re
cently. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Buyer. of
Havcloik, visited his parents in
Galliix, Va., last week end.
Gilbert W. Riggs, of the U. S.
C. Cm., stationed at Groton, Conn.,
spent the Labor Day week end
here with his mother, Mrs. Edward
Captain and Mrs. William Beds
worth have returned to Norfolk,
Va., after spending the weekend
with his mother, Mrs. Carrie Beds-worth.
Mr and Mrs. James Maey arriv
ed home this week end from Nor
folk, Va., where Mr. Macy has
been undergoing observation at the
Naval Hospital. He has returned
for further examination while
Mrs. Maey remains at home.
Misses Betsy Thornton and Lois
Simpson spent the week end with
Miss Bebe Carroll in Laurinburg.
Duffy Lee Paul left Monday
morning to enter Louisburg College.
Mrs. J. S. McLohon and daugh
tor. Maxine, anil Mrs. Vernon Paul
spent Fridav in New Born.
Miss Dorothy Sampson
Entertains for Three
Mr. and Mrs. .lack Lazenby, of
Chapel Hill, visited her mother,
Mrs. Bertha Slallings Inst week.
"' Mr. and Mrs. David Murray have
returned to Raleigh after spend
ing the summer at their .cottage
On Shaekloford Avenue. "v
Coffee Hour Compliments
Mrs. Alvah Hamilton, Jr.
Mrs. Luther Hamilton, Mrs. Lu
ther Hamilton, Jr., and Mrs. I,aw
rence Viekers entertained at a cof
fee hour Thursday morning at the
home of Mrs. Luther Hamilton
honoring Mrs. Alvah Hamilton, Jr.,
Guests were grteted at the door
by Mrs. Viekers and introduced to
the honorec and Mrs. A. L. Hamil
ton, Sr. Mrs. Luther Hamilton. Jr.,
invited guests into the dining
The table was covered with an
imported linen cloth centered with
a silver bowl of mixed fall flowers.
Mrs. Luther Hamilton poured cof
fee and Mrs. Harvey Hamilton
served the bride's salad with ham
biscuits, sandwiches, and cakes.
She was assisted bv Misses Edith
Loig and Doris Grantham.
The hostesses presented the
honoree with a corsage and a gift
Approximately sixty guests call
ed during the morning.
Buffet Supper Given
For Recent Bride
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Freeman
spent the weekend In Buurlington
where they attended Mrs. Free
man's family reunion, the Hatch's
Lt. and Mrs. Frank Gruntham
plan to visit his mother, Mrs. J. S.
Grantham, in Goldsboro, this week.
Lt. Frank Grantham arrived
home last week from Frying Pan
Shoals to spend several weeks.
Miss Ruth Maey will leave today
for Kinson, where she will be a
member of the school faculty there
for this year.
Mrs. Herbert Thornton, Jr., and
children, left Thursday for her
home in Atlanta, Gn., where they
will spend two months. They were
accompanied to Wilmington by
Miss Dorothy Sampson honored
Mrs. Coolidge Merrill and Mrs.
Grayden Willis with a kitchen
shower and Mrs. George Phillips,
with a stork shower, st the Re
creation Center on Friday evening
at eight o'clock.
Bingo was played with many at
tractive prizes being won by the
Upon their arrival the honorees
were given lovely corsages of
The. center table in the club
roomfcwaa' llevered with a white
cloth with pink crepe paper fluted
around the edge. A miniature
stork hung above the table with
streamers of pink and white crepe
paper flowing to the corners of
the room. The gifts for Mrs. Phil
lips were placed upon this table.
Gifts for the two recent brides
were placed upon e. lace cloth
covered table decorated in green
and white with green tapters in
silver candle sticks.
During the evening the hostess
served delicious marble ice cream
with homemade lemon cake.
The honorees expressed their
appreciation for the many lovely
Miss Viola Styron, Miss More
head City of 1948, reported today
that she was unable to attend the
Reidsville Harvest festival over
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Mrs. Pelham Jones, a recent
bride, was honored at n buffet sup
per given bv Mrs. Douglas Hufham
on Saturday evening at 7 o'clock.
Twelve friends of the honoree
enjoyed a delicious supper consist
ing of ham with tomato aspic on
lettuce, potato chips, pickles, lime
pio and coffee.
The home was attractively de
corated with dahlias and zinias.
Mrs. Jones was given a lovely
Corsage of carnations and china
in her pattern by the hostess.
some illegal gambling operations
within the limits of North Caro
lina, (and one operation that is
legal namely, Carolina Racing
Association's pari-mutuel operated
dog track at Moreherd City) that
our great outstanding and moral
state has been missing the boat
on a revenue that it could other
wise be getting. By otherwise, I
mean if those who are going to
have slot machines, lotteries
pwnchbo-.'rds. etcetera, are going
to continue operating. And they
will never fear, oven if thcr; arc
The references to illegal gamb
ling on the Carteret Coast by Jack
Riley in tho News and Observer
recently which was the other side
of a most excellently written story
cbout the legalized pari-mutuel
operated dog track at Morehoad
City, was not startling news to
anyone who has visited any resort,
anywhere in North Carolina, or I
mit'ht modify this statement by
saying, any coastal resort. The
last time I was in the mountains
uns when all s'rangers wore con
sidered as revenue officers until
they could prove they wore not.
So f won't speak for the mountain
I will speak for just about every
place I stop to buy black coffee.
coca-colas, gasoline, French fried
pig skins and Peter Paul Mounds.
Most of tho places have some sort
To Be Solemnized
Announcement has been made
of the forthcoming marriage of
Miss Lorna Doone Blalock. (laugh
ter of Mr. Bunn 15. Blalock of
Durham, to Mr. Jerry James Wil
lis, son of Mr. and Mr. James
Michael Willis, of Morehoad City.
The ceremony will take place
in the First Methodist church of
Morehead City, on Sunday, Sep
tember 26, at five o'clock in the
No invitations are being sent
but all friends are cordially invit
ed to attend.
of contraption along the 100-mile
coastal beat I cover, that a person
can take a chance on.
Take Nags Head for instance
On the day that Riley story uras
published (actually It Was 8 o'
clock the next morning), I stopped;
at a restaurant on the beach to
get a cup of coffee, feather ana
and a party of friends ihad been
out night -clubbing -and what
needed at the moment to fceep me
awake at the -wheel n our way'
home was benzedrine or black cof4
fee. I was taking the latter and.
listening to the juke box render'
t. Louis Blues on a pipe organ
when some person who knew me
"How do they get by with It
down in Carteret County? You
go there every week and ought to
be in the know," he said.
"What do you mead?" I asked
"All that stuff about slot ma-,
chines and gambling things, I read
about in the paper today," he said.
As he talked, this person reach
ed across the counter towards the
cashier to pay his check. As he
did so, he almost knocked s fancy
looking punch board off the count
erone of these punchboards that
costs a quarter to play Bnd pays
off up to $25.00 in cash if you are
lucky enough to hit the right num
ber. "I guess that's your answer," I
replied, as he replaced the pundh
board to its nook beside a jar of
Carteret County is not the only
wicked place, if that is what some
are calling a resort area which
gets a splash of publicity as the
result of things illegal to gamble
on or with, that an alert feature
writer sees with his own eyes with
out making a confidential investi
Some of the restaurants I visit
along the North Carolina coast
have so many punchboards on dis
play that it becomes extremely dif
ficult at times to maneuver a ham
sandwich and cup of coffee from
the same counter with them.
And that, brother, is not in Car
That's why 1 say, if Florida is
getting those many millions out
of her big time gambling enter
prises, why doesn't North Carolina
start cashing in on the punch
boards and other devices illegal
which flourish everywhere, so it
seems to me, with very few inter
missions. Legalized 'operation of
gambling devices which are going
to be operated anyway, could pro
vide some important money for
improving roads, insane asylums,
parks, bridges and many other
things in North Carolina.
Rev. Lollis filled his regular ap
pointment at the Desciple church
Sunday and Sunday night. '
w. S. S. Weaver, o! Wilsorr, was
in the community Thursday orf bu
' Mr. Bedford C. Dowty, who XtJ
employed At Norfolk, spent Labor
day with his mother and brother,
Mrs. Betrtah t,. Dowty and Roy G.
Miss June Cloodgood, of More
head City, visited Mrs. B. L. Dow
Mr. Vincent flillikin, of Norfolk,
attended the funeral of his cou
sin, Tfc. James B. Lawrence.
. Mrs. D. O. Lawrence and daugh
ter, Geraldine, who have been
spending the summer at Hankers
Island motored back home Friday
to enter her 'daughter in school at
Mr. LeRoy Gillikin and Mr. O.
C. Lawrence,- Jr., left for Ra
leigh Monday where they will at
tend Kings Business college.
Hoy G. Dowty will leave for Nor
folk Sunday where he will be em
ployed. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Gillikin, of
Norfolk, "visited Mrs. Gillikin's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Lawrtner
on Labor 'day.
Elder Zena Rhue, of Winston
Salem, Elder Bill Brown, of Jack
sonville, Elder Hilton, and Elder
Obryon held services at the school
house last Saturday. There were
a large corwd in attendance and
lunch was served picnic style.
Mr. Elbert Gillikin, of Norfolk,
arrived Thursday to attend the
funeral of his nephew, Pfc. James
" Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hancock
called to see Mr. and Mrs. B. B.
Lawrence Wednesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Whitford B. Gilli
kin. Mr. Preston Lawrence, Mr.
and Mrs. Warren Gillikin and Mr.
and .Mrs. S. W. Lawrence attended
P. B. service at Hadnot's Creek
Mrs. Bonnie Piner was carried
to Morehoad City hospital Thurs
day to undergo an operation. Ever,
one hopes her a specdy recovery.
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