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s FBIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1948
CARTERET COUNTY NEWS-TIMES, MOftEHEAD CITY AND BEAUFORT, N. C
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Yes indeed, I'm coming to Beaufort with my pack just loaded down with all sorts of love
ly gift items, and I'm going to leave them all every single one with the merchants
of Beaufort. There'll be toys galore for all the kiddies, and gifts, the likes of which you
have never seen, for Mother, Daddy, Sister, Brother, Girl Friend, Boy Friend, and any
one else you can think of By the way the things you want, loo. There'll be big ones
and little ones, but every one ps beautiful and gay as the season itself. I'll have lots of
Christmas surprise packages with me, too, and I'll give them to the first 1500 of my little
friends of Carteret and Craven counties who bring Santa Claus letters to me.
In the absence of snow, I'll travel by boat through the inland waterway, and dock on
Front Street in Beaufort. The school bands and the Girl and Boy Scouts will usher me
through the business district. I'll be lookin g for you, so be sure to be there at 4 o'clock
Wednesday afternoon - And be sure to go in to see all the lovely things I'm leaving
with the Beaufort merchants.
HIVITE YOU TO BE THEIR GUEST Oil WEDNESDAY AFTERIIOOII, DECEIIBER 8th
V7IIEII TIIEY PLAY HOST TO SAIITA AIID HIS FRIEIIDS
II It Rains On,
Wednesday Santa Will See Yon
fFcH Bfess My Sow
It's Cimstmaspme Again!
So I'm Poking My Head Through lhe Pages
Of This News Sheet Just Long Enough To
Tell You Thai Since I've Been Invited By
The Beaufort Merchants To Visit YOU . . .
AT 4 O'CLOCK
WITH A PACK FULL OF TOYS
FOR GOOD GIRLS AND BOYS
All Sorts of Lovelies
For Their Daddies and Mummies
In Deauiort On
George Phillips Joins y
Power Company Sales Staff
George Phillips, 907 Bridges St.,
Morchead City, recently joined the
sales staff of Tide Water Power
company, and has been assigned
the territory of Beaufort and east
Mr. Phillips, a veterun of world
war 2, served three years in the
Navy as fire controlman, range
finder operator. Thirty months of
his service in the armed forces
was spent in the Pacific. !! was
discharged in HM6.
Ii(iin in Miami, Kla., he has lived
in Morchead City 10 years, was
uraduaicd from Morchead City
liii;li school where he played in the
hand, and attended the University
of North Carolina.
Before joining the staff of Tide
Water Power company, he was cm
ployed as auditor for the Beaufort
and Morchead City railroad and
worked for Dixie Dairy.
Mr. Phillips married the former
Matsy l.eary and is the father of
a three week-old daughter, Brcnda
Dec. 2 Mr. and Mrs. (Jrey
Willis and children, Kdith (Jrey,
and Billy spent Thanksgiving with
Mrs. Willis' mother, Mrs. Eliza
Poller Parrish left Sunday to re
turn to High Point college after
spending Thanksgiving with his
mother, Mrs. Iluby (Jarrish.
Troy Williams left Sunday to re
turn to his school lit Chapel Hill
"Per spending Thanksgiving with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Zina Wil
liams. Mrs. Edna O'Neal and son, Ed
ward Carlson visited at Beaufort
Mrs. Albert Styron visited at
Beaufort last week.
Floyd Styron left Monday to visit
his brother, Garland at Washing
ton, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Boyctt left
Sunday to visit their daughter,
Mrs. W. J. Wymr at Quincy, FIh.
Mrs. Myra Alligood left Sunday
to visit her daughter, Mrs. Lioval
Gilgo at Atlantic, N. C.
Mrs. Benjamin O'Neal and son,
Douglas returned home last Tues
day after visiting her sister, Mrs.
Elsie Prohnoblis at Richmond, Va.
Mrs. Mary E. Parson returned
home last week after visiting her
daughter, Helena at Vanccboro.
Boy Parson is home visiting his
mother, Mrs. Mary E. Parson.
Mrs. Laudcll Williams and
duughtcr, Norma Rae returned
MAKE THIS CHRISTMAS A TRULY
CAY AND COLORFUL ONE WITH
Trees that light.
A perfect center
AND MANY OTHER ORNAMENTS TO GLADDEN
YOUR HOME DURING THIS HAPPY SEASON
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CITY APPLIAIICE C0I1PAIIY
SO GALLONS OF OIL FREE WITH PURCHASE
OF A COLEMAN OIL HEATER .
home Sunday after visiting op (he
Wanda and Larry Simpson re
turned home Monday after vMting
at Marshallberg and Beaufort,
The class of Willing Workerg
met at the home of Mrs. Jidice
Taylor's Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7:30
The hostesses, Mrs. Janice Tay
lor and Mrs. Laudell Williams
served hot chocolate and cake. ;
Those present were Mrs. Lorena
Williams, Mrs. Calvin O'Neal, Mrs.
Taff Howard, Mrs. Edna O'Neal,
Miss Kathleen Bragg, Mrs. David
Styron, Mrs. Manford Garrish, Mrs.
Dell Scarborough, Mrs. Doris Gar
rish, Mrs. Virginia Austin, Mrs.
Ruby Garrish, Mrs. Wahab How
ard, Mrs. Ben Spencer, Mrs. Lucile
Garrish, Mrs. Wilma Williams,
Miss Lela Howard, Mrs. Janice
Taylor and Mrs. Laudell Williams.
The class will meet at the church
for the Christmas meeting.
A bridal shower was given by
Mrs. Ansby O'Neal at her home,
Friday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m. honor
ing her sister, Mrs. James Garrish,
The hostess served ice cream
and cake. Mrs. Garrish received
many lovely and useful gifts.
Those attending were Miss Vera
Williams, Miss Etta Mac Howard,
Miss Lorena Ballencc, Miss
Blanche Howard, Mrs. Gladys Dcr
shingcr, Miss Peggy Spencer, Miss
Coleen Wahab, Miss Geraldinc
O'Neal, Miss Patsy Gaskins, Miss
Mrs. Iva Garrish, Mrs. Jessie
Garrish, Mrs. Marie Womac, Mrs.
Naomi O'Neal, Mrs. Linda Farrow,
Miss Audrey Spencer, Miss Lela
Howard, Miss Lorena Williams,
Mrs. Iva O'Neal, Mrs. Cynthia Scar
borough, Mrs. Dell Doris Garrish,
Mrs. Bertha O'Neal, Mrs. Blanche
Styron and Mrs. James Garrish, Jr.
Campers and hunters were the
biggest single cause of forest fires
in North Carolina during October,
E. M. Foreman, county fire ward
en, reported today.
According to figures released by
the North Carolina Forest service,
campers apd hunters started 34 of
the 80 forest fires occurring on
state-protected land. Smokers were
responsible for 17 other fires, ac
cording to the report.
Nine-tenths of this burned-over
area has been in district 4, of
which Carteret county is a part,
but the biggest occurred in Hyde
The only fire in Carteret county
in October was at Back creek in
the vicinity of Open Grounds. Ap
proximately 40 acres burned then,
according to Mr. Foreman.
Total damage to forest land
throughout the state amounted to
$10,426. District Forester R. C.
Winkworth, New Bern, pointed
out, however, that this does not
take into consideration the game
destroyed, he said.
Mr. Foreman urges all Carteret
county hunters to use extreme
care this season while in, the
woods. "If everyone will do his
part to prevent forest fires by
breaking all matches before throw
ing them away, crushing cigarettel
stubs, and making sure fires
are dead, careless destruction ol
wild game and the forest can be
avoided," he commented.
C. Z. CHAPPELL