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CAKTIiRET COVNTT NEWS-TIMES, KtRKHfc)l. CITY AND kSATJFOiT. N. C
TUESDAT, DECEMBER 7, 1948
Carlerel Couniy Hews-Times
A Merger Of
(!$ 71,6 Beaufort News (esL 1912) The Twln Clly T,mM (est- 1,36
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1948
Jj$7e ave Nol Known Hunger...
"Pray send me something to eat, for you know that I am al-
tiitw.ways hungry, so much that I cannot sleep." This was the prayer
' ''"of an llyear-cld German child in Zwickau in the Russian zone.
Miwr , . ,
j. Fortunately, this child's prayer was answered because of a
rftvpa':ticular church child-feeding program made possible jn that
'""'"city End elsewhere by donations of American churches. But there
are thm.s:nds of other small voices crying daily for food in Europe
iuln without answer.
To still these voices and to hrlp restore the desire to live to
.oung.'itcrs who perhaps have never in all their lives had their
um. hunger completely satisfied, churches in this country are spon
soring the Christian Rural Overseas program, CROP,
in Entire populations in some cities and provinces are desner-
Pately in want. Now prisoners of war are returning from other
countries end those from Russia are in filthy rags and so undcr
') fed that their health is permanently damaged. A Red Cross work-
'; "Tr, seeing them leave a transport train, described them as "hu
man wrecks, hollow-yed, hollow-checked, painfully trailing them
selves along, covered with ulcers, still showing marks of a hurdly
recovered attack of typhus, the living picture of sorrow and mis
ery." ' Germany and other nations, still in the throes of war's after
niath, are not sitting idle, begging and awaiting food from Amer- .
ica. Through ellorts of I'rotesiant territorial churches Hilfswerk
was horn in Germany in 1845. With headquarters at Stuttgart,
Hilfswerk administers relief throughout the country.
In 194(i, despite terrible poverty, and even when supplies
from abroad started coming in. Germans contributed to the less
fortunate in their nation more than the total amount sent in from
g. Church relief agencies in Sweden and Switzerland were the
irst loreign supporters of Hilfswerk, and help later came from
lAmerica, South America. liridin, Canada, and Australia.
In contributing food to the CROP train we're not doling out
from our horn of plenty to whining beggars who have no potential
ity of ever pulling their share of the load in our world. We're
working together with them, laying with hope, foundations for a
future unmarred by war.
Food for the CROP box car in this county is being collected
now. Neglecting or forgetting to contribute means that other
youngsters, like the German child in Zwickau, cry themselves to
sleep and awake jgnin with tears on their clucks we can dry
those tears. (Portions of the above were tjken from the Decem
ber issue of Highroad).
Easiness Section Ready for Santa
Beaufcrt Junior Women's club and all those who cooperated
with them in decorating Front street deserve a red and green
Mffeather in their cap.
' At the moment, colored' lights have net bcea. w laced along
Jurner street but there will be-WCTtrtttrtrH'Mn- promised, as
"ebon irs more electric cord and IwrWlifP ubtalued.
The Junior Woman's club has beautified the colored strings
of light by draping the cords with Spanish moss. As usual,, in
projects of this type, perhaps the well-known "one or two" did
the work, but the group as a whole initiated the project. The
town looks pretty as a Christmas card and again we say, "Thanks."
In The Good Old Days
THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
Town commissioners met Mon
day night find set the last Tuesday
of the month as the date for hold
ing a speciftl election on the ques
tion of bonding a dredging opera
tion for Taylor's Creek.
Queen Street was opened to
Front Street. While regretting the
passing of the boardwalk, the pa
per approved the progress and
hoped someday to see Front Street
extended down to Lennoxville.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
The electric current In Beaufort
had been discontinued during day
time, making it particularly diffi
cult at the newspaper office where
Job and newspaper printing had
to be done at night.
Capt. Bonner Willis, aboard the
Chas. S. Wallace III, brought in
105 toi of menhaden.
TEN YEARS AGO
There was a story on the front
page of the paper about the trials
and tribulations of the local Bolt
ers. Not Only did they have slices,
hooks and the rough to contend
with, crows were stealing their
The lead editorial in the paper
commented on the need of a wider
and deeper harbor for Beaufort.
FIVE YEARS AGO
Mrs. Luther Hamilton, Mrs. C.
0. Holland and Mrs. Julia a Hamil
ton were assisting in recruiting
Carteret county women for the
Dr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Jones
arrived in Beaufort. Dr. Jones was
the new rector for St. Paul's Epis
TO THE EDITOR
Editor of THE NEWS-TIMES
Beaufort, N. C.
This is a plea for help; a call for
action on the part oi all Ocraco
kers. The roads at Ocracoke have been
anything for us to brag about, but
during the past few years they
have become nothing more than
water holes. After the least bit of
rain it becomes Impossible for the
children to get to school without
the aid of knee boots. We feel that
this deplorable condition is the re
sult of the extra duty imposed on
the roads by the heavy Navy ve
hicles during the war. During the
past Democratic primaries we
heard a lot about the improvement
of rural roads. We feel there is a
chance that Ocracoke might be
included in Governor-elect Scott's
program of "all weather roads."
Many of you will say that we
have heard promises but hove seen
little action. It has been said that
we should be content to stay out
on this sand pit and lend color to
the state. We believe the time for
action is now) now is the time for
us to speak up. We are not asking
for too much when we plea for a
small amount of sand and crushed
rock for our roads. We invite all
friends of the Island to join us in
ouur campaign for better roads.
Yours for better roads,
Troy S. Williams
CARTERET COUNTY KEWS-THIES
Carteret County's Only Newspaper
A Merger Of .
HE BEAUFORT NEWS (Est. 1913) and THE TWIN CITY TIMES (Est.l9J8)
Published Tuesdays and Fridays By
THE CARTERET PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC
Lock wood Phillips Publisher Eleanore Dear Phillips
I Ruth Veckey Peeling, Executive Editor
. - . Publishing Offices At
' . 807 Even Stroet, Morehead City, N. C
. . - 120 Craven Street. Beaufort, N. C.
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Assoctated Frets greater Weeklies N. C. Press Association
Entered as Second Claw Matter at Morehead City. N. C.
.- . under Act of March 3, 1879 V
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w printed In this nempaoer, as well as all JIlP new dispatches, .
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2 LIEjIXIL A
W th F. C. SALISBURY, Morehead City
It the recommendations of the
Coast and Geodetic Survey to
change the names of several
streams, inlets and islands in Car
teret county is adopted some 25
nmnes will he changed. Some of
the chrnges asked for are Widders
Cut to Jump and Kun, Lookout
Hight channel to Bardens inlet,
Croat Marsh east of AlarshallbojctJji
to Bells island, Carrot island (fearfe
Beaufort to Cart island, Mulberry
point to Cedar point, Hog Island
ln:y to Cedar Island bay, Core
beach to Portsmouth island, Wol
fert creels to Tusk creek. Also the
Survey rsk that the spelling of
Marshallhtirs bp chano- to Marsh-
allberg, "e" for an "u." , . jaa
Old timers who keep a weather
eye out nd check the temperature
from month to month and year to
year clcim that the past month of
November was the warmest since
1931. This is substantiated by
government reports. The month
wrs also listed as one of the wet
test in years. Up to the present
time no frost has occurred in eith
er Morehead City or Beaufort,
while only slight frosts have occur-
ed iajoutlying districts, rheJpw-
ature recoraea ior me
ewe towns for the month was 43
degrees. Fridav morning was ush
ered in with a thunder storm.
While on the subject of months,
December brings a lot of woe as
well :s demands on the pocket
book. Warning is given to auto
drivers whose names begin with
F F, or G, and who have not their
driver's test, that this month is the
lrst for such. Also those who have
not had their cars run through the
inspection lane will be subject to
arrest after January 1. Orders
have gone out to all highway pa
trolmen to issue citations to mo
torists who h3ve not had their ve
hicles inspected. The drain on
the old pocketbook outside of the
Christmas demands calls for your
1949 auto license, both state and
city, your bike will have to carry
a 50 rent tag and in the offing is
that yearly bugbear, income tax.
A warning to the maiden who did
not got her man this year th:t this
is the last month of Leap Year.
Last cell until four years.
Checking on the varioac south
bound yachts that have stepped
here on -their southern trek, we
believe the Louvicourt, a 110
foot craft out of Toronto, Cana
da, flying a British flag and a
Royal Canadian Yacht Club pen
nant, was about the most bean
tHul yacht to pass tHroBgh her r
this season. This craft tied up -at
the City Hospital dork for sev
eral days awaiting the arrival of
The Harlcwe section furnished
news this week in the way of an
accident and a murder. Both oc
curred just over the Carteret coun
ty line which took a lot of worry
off of county officials. . Nathan
Prichard, negro, was . killed vheti
wim PONUAC SERVICE
A Pmfict t Gnuml Mnen
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installed at the factory.
As a result, you get expert, authorited Pontiac service it a cost
no higher often less than you would pay for ordinary work.
If you are driving Pontiac, yon art driving one of the most
dependable, one of the best performing cars, ever built To keep
it that way, have It serviced regularly in the one place where it
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All IMUT narri
You can be sure that every Pontine
Factory-Engineered Part Is txmetty the
asm as that originally -built into your
new car. NaturaUy it ass property, per
forms properly, (ye you more miles of
typical Ptrntia satisfaction.
ICltriaa rtaatUl , . l:dsJC7
a team of horses that he had just
unhooked from pulling logs sua-,
deftly bucked, the chain, catching
his fnkle, dragged Prichard thru
the woods, killing him. faeob Har
vey, iS, negro farmer, was stabbed
to death in an argument with
James Godett on Wednesday night.
The argument started in a store
and Godette followed Harvey to
the home of Lucinda Godett where
Harvey was stabbed three times hi
the neck with an ice pick in the
hands of Godette.
William W. Tut en, age IS, a
former resident of Kinstoa, hut
who for some time had made till
-home in Morehead City with his
nephew, Ashton D. Burton, died
at the City hospital on Friday,
Burial was in Kinston. Tws tis
ten survive, ene af Whom is Mrs.
Myftle Dickinson of this city.
Work of clearing the site for the
erection of the new Sunday School
See HERE AND .THESE Page
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Dun Don Dec,
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' Nothing like a stretcher case to stretch your
savtngs to the limit And doctor's tonics dont do
bank accounts flriy food. Our tonic Is a health and
accident tofley that coven yo from heat to toe.
Be prepared. Consult wU c today.
DIAL M 3621
J3 L 31711?
INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE
822 Areodeli Street
Town oi Ilorehead Diy, Ilorlh Carolina
COIIDEIISED FUIMICIAL STAtEIIEIITS
fiscal Year Ended Itme 39, 1148
Cssh on Hand and on Deposit . $
Street Assessments Receivable ,-
Accounts Receivable Hospital Pstients
U. S. Savings Bonds Hospital Fund $ 29,600.00
Mcrehead Development Company Lots 1,398.79
Marine Bank Assets 66.19
Inventories of Supplies Estimated 6,650.00
Fixed Properties $1,070,422.73
Total Assets - $1,272,794.76
LIABILITIES, RESERVES, AND SURPLUS:
Accounts Payable Trade Creditors 3,002.48
Notes and Mortgages Payable 838.30
Prepaid 1948 Taxes 23,828.20
Deferred Income Hospital Patients 265.00
Deposits Miscellaneous 2,743.8'
Bonded Debt 6184S3
Interest Payable 55,847.23
Reserves for Deferred Collections and Losses:
Taxes Receivable $ 56,617.71
Accounts Receivable Hospital Patients 46,857.08
Notes Receivable 144.50
Total Liabilities and Reserves
Surplus or Deficit:
General Fund $ 77,799.21 $
Debt 'Service Fund 15,783.32
Hospital Fund ..:.....'. '..A'...... ... .J..... , 46,652.58
' Pr Terminal Funds Per Town Records .... 2 698.17
Capital Fund 488,838.56
$ 93.532.53 $ 537,M.S1
Net CoasoNdated Surplas
Total Liabilities, Reserves, aad Sawptas $1,272,704.76
CASH KECEIPTS AND DtBSURflCMENTS
Taxes and Penalties Collected $
Street Assessments and Interest Collected
State Donation Intangible and Beer and Wine Taxes
Schedule "B", Auto and Dog Licenses
Carteret County Board of Alcoholic Control !
Street Sentences and Cost Net r. '..
Rent ; -
Collection on Notes Receivable
Collection en Marine . Bank Assets
Sale of Cemetery Lots
Sale of Old Fire Hose Truck
Srle of Foreclosed Property
PatritB : '.
Tax CoTftcTWhS ,..
County Board of AlcohoUe Cbrttrei
State, federal and County Donations
TW1 Rceeipta .. $ 255,559.62
CASH BALANCES JULY 1, 1947:
Town Funds $ 29,895.85
tiospuai runo .......M....... 8,187.07
General Fttad .,..4.i ..;..:..L $ 73.533.85
Debt -8ertk Tmi :v.... 30,133.63
rax wuection aemvne to rort Terminal Tuhd 2.531:91
Purchsae of U. S. , building
Remittsnoe for Parking Meters ..,
Purchase of "Foreclosed Property
Unclassified ..: : .
Hospital Operating Expenses
Total ftsfcavaeaweMti .
CASH VALANCES fUNE M, 18:
Towa Puutls .....;.:,i.:,;J
ftospKal Vttnd .,.....:.........
feta1 tedaaee luae 30, 1M8
CfiRTincAYE :'. . . -
Tietetr certify that we have made an audit of the financial lecerAs of the
Town ol Mdrehead Ctty, 'North Carolina, far the Uses lyearBfed June 30, M4B- aawl
have tile J aur report ttereon withUie townCotirailsaloiwrs , t
yi furUiexoertify that we hdve preptred the albyndtns4 aaAelaents fremsw
audit report; and that the above statements are in agreement wife uttr feooYt and Mm
booka of account. ' ; " . '.
Hil''," e,y n opWost,' the aWtre pre'aeiin, ."true statement
ofi the nnamial condition of the Town of Morehead City, North Carolina, u Im ffl 1
198, -and a summary of Receipts and IMalmmmenta for year tnded same date. .
-l:-" -if'T r Wlllaans VaU. '
, Certified Public Accettntant.