Carteret County news-times. (Beaufort and Morehead City, N.C.) 1948-current, January 03, 1958, SECTION ONE, Page 2, Image 2
1957 Events in Carteret County in Review (Continued from Plgr 1) Marriagei: Miss Martha I). Lea fy of Atlantic to Ervin C Morris. Deaths: Mrs. Natalie R. New aome. 59, Markers island: Mrs Francis T. V.atson, K, Morehead City May Week of May 5: Mrs. C. I). Jones Sr., Beaufort, wins Mother of the Year honor.? The Rev. C. E. Sharp. St. Paul a rector, elected to executive coun cil of the Diocese.?Herbert Phil lips, Morehead City Jaycee, given key man award. Fire ruins kitchen of the Chatter Box Restaurant west of. Morehead City.?County artists hold outdoor exhibit in Morehead City.?John Phillips and Kathy Chalk win in a Vision and Highway Safety contest at Morehead City School. Marriages: Miss Josephine Rob erts. Newport, to Walter K. Chap man. Miss Edith C. Stevens, Beau fort, to Chester R. Ward. Deaths: Mrs. Charles Harris Sr., 73, Marshallberg; Theophilus W Sugg, 69, Morehead City; Alfred Willis. 71, Markers Island; Mrs. Viola W. Nelson, 72, Morehead City. Week of May 12: Mr. and Mrs. James W. Napper of Harlowe killed in auto wreck ? E. D. Swain of Raleigh lands first sailfish. ? Brunswick Navigation Co. builds fish solubles plant at Lennoxville.?Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Dewey take over management of the Inlet Inn at Beaufort. ? Bill Munden wins Morehead City Jay cee Teen Age Road-e-o. Marriages: Miss Virginia K. Perkins to the Rev. C. Edward Sharp?Miss Albe:tr D. Midgett, Bettie, to Carl A. Middlebrooks. Deaths: Mrs. Sophie F. Olschner, 70, Morehead City; Arendell Gol den, 63, Broad Creek; Dennis Rob inson, 67, Atlantic; Mrs. Nina L. Skarren, 80, Beaufort; Thomas L. Willis, 77, Beaufort. Week of May 19: Morehead City Methodist church starts $295,000 campaign ?Mr. and Mrs. Ion L. Willis, Williston, cele brate their golden wedding anni versary.?Shirley Holden, 15, saved from surf by life guard ?Old Croa tan Frozen Food building goes up in flames. First surplus cargb of cheese leaves Port ?Moose Lodge at At lantic Beach destroyed by fire ? Beaufort's first Old Home tour and exhibit proved big success. Marriages: Miss Joyce E. Vin son, Swansboro to Donald T. Rob Dr. B. F. Royal was named More head City's CtUaen of the Ceatary April 25. lnson Miss Mary L. Davis, More head City, to Jesse W. Long. Miss Margaret M. McLohon, Morehead CHy, to Clifton A. Lynch. Week of May 21: Legislature gives Harkers Island right to vote to establish town of ficers.? Mona House of Beaufort wins scholarship to the Portsmouth Hospital Nursing School ?Beaufort Marine Salvage Co., claims a $15. 000 loss from recent fire. Atlantic Beach boys fire truck.? Dog racing bill killed by House finance committee ? Dr. Carter Broad, Duke Marine Laboratory, to teach at Columbus, Ohio. ? rtt? fnrtvt **94?r ... Ted Phillips, center, shows Mrs. J. C. Harvell his prize - winning exhibit at the Morehead City High School science fair. At the right is Barry Willis, who stands by his exhibit. Morehead City school graduates 56 seniors, Newport. 14 seniors, W. S. King High school graduates 17 in first class. Marriages: Miss Peggye A. Hill. Atlantic Beach, to William C. Rhodes. Miss Glenda J. Daniels, I^ola, to Laurie W. Gillikin. Miss Margaret Leary, Morehead City, to James R. Corr. Miss Neva Dail, Beaufort, to Robert L. Bridges. Miss Barbara L. Willis, Beaufort, to Leslie D. Springle Jr. Deaths. Mrs. Charlie Krouse, 51, Morehead City; Robert J. Jones, 80, Newport. June Week of June 2: Newport honors Miss Eva Bate man who taught school for 48 years.?New FWB church organ ized at Crab Point ?County tax rate set at $1 35 for 1957 ? Nancy Broda of Beaufort crowned senior dairy princess and Gloria Parker of Atlantic, junior princess. Fifteen seniors win diplomas at Atlantic ?Morehead City Drug Co. wins the Rexall award in sales promotion and customer service during 1956. Marriages: Miss Nancy L. D. Lewis, Beaufort, to Joseph II. Ma Week of June *: Miss Ann T. Lewis crowned Miss Morehead City, also won title Miss Centennial. ? Jean Chadwick wins Beaufort beauty contest. ? Sperti Products opens plant at I,ennox ville to produce electrical products. ?Leo T. Dixon of Broad Creek dies from hums received in an explosion.?H. Earle Mobley. More head City, charged with embezzle ment and fraud ?The Rev. Sam S. Moore, pastor of Franklin Me morial Church, Morehead City, named father of the year. Marriages: Miss Frances I. Gil likin, Marshallberg, to James G. Siciliano. Miss Beatrice J. Salter, Sea Level, to Albert L. Vaughan. Miss May J. Ipock. Beaufort, to Frank R. Johnston. Miss Beth O'N. Edwards, Morehead City, to James E. Parker. Miss Jan C. Mercer, to Michael A. Mason Jr., Core Creek. Mrs. Elizabeth G. Hardesty, Beaufort, to Allen G. Godbeo Miss Judith C. Byars to Mark Q. Eu banks. Core Creek. Deaths:' Mrs. Lina Gillikin, 56, Otway. Week of June M: Morehead City's Centennial pep rally and fashion show at More Head Biltmore Hotel started off the coming celebration.?Beaufort Methodist Church dedicates new educational building. ? Beaufort commissioners vote to build new town hall.?Coastal Archery club land shark with bow and arrow. Marriages: Miss Sylvia A. Har rell, Beaufort, to Raymond H. Woolard. Miae Marion Testa, to Sterling G. Dixon, Davis. Deaths: Mrs. Hattie D. Law rence, 74, Morehead City; Chaun cey G. Willis, Williston; Mrs. Jen nie G. Skinner, 85, Russells Creek; Cadi Hand. Ml. paaM Ida Meat*. Inllaal Ntafc, wka apaka at Ik* Saa Larel Ckambar of I ?aar May X M ri*t k Cteytaa Falrkar Jr., pmMaatf M fte i Mrs. Lillian R. Pigott. 83, Glou cester. Week of June 23: Morehead City commissioners plan to develop park on section base property. ? Mary E. Packs kills common law husband with butcher knife. ? Bryant Gutrhie finds large pearl in clam shell.? Mrs. Noah Avery wins eight blue ribbons at the HDC flower show. James D. Potter. Beaufort, heads state's accountants. ? Beaufort Chamber of Commerce elects Ron ald E. Mason president. Marriages: Miss Sarah P. Brooks, Beaufort, to Donnie L. Dudley. Miss Barbara J. Taylor, llarlowe. to John B. McKay. Miss The newsstory of the year, per haps, as far as Carteret Coun tians were concerned, was Mel West's daring attempt to reach Bermuda in an outboard motor boat. Barbara A. Wernlc and Herman B. Daniels Jr., Beaufort. Miss Ann David W. Freshwater. Deaths: Mrs. Mary F. Davis, 62. Davis; George W. Gilgo. 89, Atlan tic; Winfield Scott Webb, 40. More head City. July Week of July 1: Fir?t survivors of hurricane Au drey arrive in Beaufort. Alonzo Bell lost in storm.? County accepts deed to harbor at Sea Level - Lions present awards to O. N. Allred and O. J. Morrow First Free Will Baptist Church torn down to make way for new building.?Grover Munden installed as Morehead Rotary president ? Darden Eure Jr., wins Eagle Scout rating. Marriages: Miss Betty Moore, Newport, to Kenneth E. Pederson. Miss Martha Quinn, Newport, to Dalton Russell. Miss Shirley K. Piner, Beaufort, to Thurman W. Pittman. Miss Jesse L. Davis. Da vis, to Charles L. Paul. Miss Joyce L. Hill, Beaufort, to Dean L. Chat los. Miss June Garner, Newport, to John E. Clark Jr. Miss Bonnie J. Brinson, Beaufort, to Earle K. Wade Jr. Deaths: Jack Howard, 4g, New port. Mary D. Lewis, 43, Marshall berg. Week of July 7: Fire destroys Leo's place on the Markers Island road.?First cargo leaves from local port for Ireland ?Ernest C. Tatum, 56, Beaufort, died from injuries received in car wreck ?The Kev. W. A. Hales be comes new pastor of Beaufort Free Will Baptist Church. Mayor Dill and Cooper sisters appear on tv in New York ?New swimming pool opened at Golf Club.?Dr. G. C. Cooke, 63, More head City dies from heart attack.? Dr. John Gainey becomes mem ber of the staff of the Morehead City Hospital.?Winki Willis, Beau bort, named baseball queen. Marriages: Miss Joyce A. Bell. Morehead City, to David S. Stalker. Miss Nina F. Darling, Beaufoft, to Percy Green. Deaths: Mrs. Tamer L. Lewis, 76, Marshallberg. Week of July 14: Rupert Wade dies after attack by shark while swimming out in the ocean ?Deri G. Roberts, Ger ald Wade and William Oglesby get awards for safe driving of mail trucks.?Fire damages Sound Service Station in Morehead City. ? Thurlow Whealton wins first place trophy in Fourth of July jailing races.?New jail put into use at Beaufort. Marriages: Miss Shirley Lipman, Beaufort, to Paul H. Ford. Miss Terry S. B. Lowe, Morehead City, to Charles E. Beard. Deaths: Rodman G. Mason, 44, Atlantic. William G. Willis, 79, Morehead City. Warren Lewis, 69. Marshallberg. Bertie P. Lewis, 60, Bettie. Mrs. Laura P. Chadwick, 77, Gloucester. Week of July 21: Sandra Bullock, Beaufort, saved after taking large quantity of sleep ing pills. ? Kenneth Meadows, Beaufort, seriously hurt in Sunday crash ?New health center build ing at Beaufort opened for patients. ?Mrs. John George of Harlowe and daughter killed in the Hurri cane Audrey. Marriages: Miss Sandra L. Gar ner, Otway, to Albert Gillikin. Miss Nancy S. Haines, to Charles T. Macy, Beaufort. Miss Valerie D. Taylor. Beaufort, to Robert T. Garner. Miss Nancy Gillikin, Camp Glenn, to John IL Bordeaux Jr. Deaths: Levi W. Taylor, 90, Beaufort. Preston G. Williamson, 44, Sea Level. Miss Lillian W. Lewis, 56, Marshallberg. Week of July 28: Billy Edwards Weaver, 19, New port killed by a falling tree.?Mrs. C. G. Holland named head of Wel fare Board.?Miss North Carolina arrives to take part in the Cen tennial celebration. ? Fort Macon led all state parks in attendance during 1957.?James W. Davis, for mer Smyrna boy, wins promotion to rear admiral. Marriages. Miss Jane W. How erton, Morehead City, to William G. Wade. Deaths. Charles G. Austin, 72, Beaufort. Mrs. Carrie Nelson, 71, Harkers Island. Mrs. Irene W. Wil lis, 68, Mrs. Leah Piner, 61, Davis. Mrs. F. B. Hodge, 81, Morehead City. August Week of Ann 4: Morehead City's Centennial opens Sunday night with sermon by the Rev. Frank Hall.?Mile long parade follows address by Gover nor Hodges.?Historic places about the city visited by bus tour ?Pa geant "The Hue and the Grey" presented with school band con cert. ? Water parade spectacular event. Marriages: Miss Barbara L. Downum. Beaufort, to James D. Willis. Deaths: Edgar H Heady, 7S, Smyrna. Mrs. Iva U Garner, M, Newport Martin L WUIis. (7. Morehead City. Week el Aag. D: Join M. Morehead HI, gives 125.000 for the new Marehead City High School.?Two Marines die in tar accident near Newport ?Rain breaks dry spell of 22 days.? Morehead City Pree WW Baptist Church breaks ground for new building. Marriages: Miss V ? c k i It. Grubbs, to Laurie W. Moore Jr., Beaufort. Mias Catherine North, to James B. Gillikin, Atlantic Miss O. Thomas, Newport, to Phillip T. Goetz. Deaths: Samuel E. Styron, 80, Broad Creek. Mrs. Sarah E. Finer, 62, Otway. Mrs Betty G. l^ewis, 77, Markers Island. Week of Aug. 16: Edward Walston. county license examiner, dies ?Mr. and Mrs. Ru dolph Finer, Wiiliston. celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. ?Fry Roofing plant in Morehead City wins top safety award. Marriages: Miss Shelba J Laughton, Beaufort, to Gilmore T. Spivey Jr. Miss Charlene B. Har rell, Beaufort, to Edwin C. Bclton. Week of Aug. 25: Norwood Young. Beaufort, heads outdoor drama group.?Willie Hen ry McClain, 22, Beaufort, falls from boat and drowns.?Exclusive pri vate club to go up in Ocean Ridge area. ? Fifty - three firemen of county complete fire school. Marriages: Miss Constance A. Ward to Clifton E. Cox. Beaufort. Miss Doris A. Hatfield to Charles C. King, Beaufort. Miss Barbara J. Willis, Morehead City, to Gene F. Lewis. Deaths: Mrs. Sarah Salter, 75, Marshallberg. Charles L. Nelson, 67, Morehead City Mrs. Cora G. McCain, 85, Newport. September Week of Sept. 1: Yacht owned by J. If. Lassiter, Charlotte, with nine persons on board exploded off Shaekleford Banks.?Edward F. Gallagher, 30, dies from accident at Newport.? Mosquitoes take over county when two fogging machines quit.?New port issues $120,000 in water bonds. ?Miss Margaret L. Lewis, Atlan tic, graduates from Cabarrus Me morial School of Nursing. Week of Sept. 8: Five near-drowning victims res cued during the weekend near At lantic Beach.?Elmo Gaskill Jr., Atlantic, awarded $330 scholarship at Chowan College ?Southern Rail road secures all stock in the A&EC Railroad ?Old cemetery at Lukens the scene of burial of Dexter Lewis whose body was brought by boat from Oriental. First blue marlin of the season landed by Jimmy Croy of Raleigh. ?Eddie Lancaster, Morehead City, wins state archery crown. Deaths: James E. Engljsh, 77, Morehead City. Elbert D. O'Neal. 82, Morehead City. Robert W. Wal lace. 54, Morehead City. Arthur Smith, 66, Salter Path. Mrs. Net tie L. Finer, 78, Beaufort. Week of Sept. 15: Fishing trawler June T destroyed by fire at dock in Beaufort.?Free Ray Pardue took over in Octo ber as superintendent of Fort Ma con State Park. ferry opened, connecting Ifattcras with Ocracoke. Marirages: Miss Inez Slaughter, Newport, to Leonard Parker. Miss Lloye M. Crowe, Morehead City to Robert L. Vaughn. Miss Betty L. Morton, Morehead City, to Dan ny S. O'Neal. Miss Dortha L. Gil likin, Atlantic, to Thomas Hewitt Jr. Deaths: James R. Morrill, 71 Morehead City. Otway D. Bell, 71 ?p If A large replica of Morehead City's town seal was placed on Highway 70 to welcome folks to town for the Centennial celebration. Viewing the sign, left are, Miss Daisy Brock and Miss Lois Becton. Morehead City. Mrs. Elizabeth Moore, 78, Morehead City. Week of Sept. 22: Three-year-old Deborah Garner of Morehead City recovers l'rom heart operation at Johns Hopkins. ? Newport FFA wins Superior I Chapter Award.?Cpl. Julian W. iSorrell, 26, of Cherry Point killed in car accident near Newport - Young New Bern boy steals $79.98 from Morehead City bus station.? Northern lights make spectacular display on several nights. Marriages: Miss Delia P. Rey nolds. Newport to James R. Kelly. ; Deaths: Vernal M. Rhue, 64. (Newport. Claude E. Garner, Gales ; Creek. Mrs. Daisy N. Bell, 88, i Newport. Charlie Hancock, 88, Har j kers Island. Mrs. Edward F. Allen, I formerly of Morehead City. Miss i Lollie Robinson, 64, Beaufort, Miss Laura G. Smith, 83, Smyrna. October Week of Oct. 1: Future Homemakcrs hold rally at Beaufort with attendance of over 700. ? Chief Petty Officer James L. Gaskill, executive offi cer Fort Macon Coast Guard Sta tion retires after 20 years' service. George W. Dill, Morehead City, elected president of the North Carolina League of Municipalities. ?Thieves rob the Pavilion at At lantic Beach of $320.?The Rev. W. E. Anderson receives the honorary doctor of divinity degree from Pioneer Theological Seminary. Marriages: Mrs. Kathryn D. Cus ter to Alva C. Hodges, Morehead City. Deaths: Elmo Gaskill, 45, Atlan tic. Mrs. Mae G. Avery, Beaufort. Paul W. Flanagan, 59, Morehead City. Week of Oct. G. Pakistan fisheries officials visit the county.?Morehead City school football team wins Mullet Bucket. ?Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Salter, Sea Level, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Deaths: C. A. Clawson, 83, Beau fort. Mrs. Dicie Bender, 51, Beau fort. Week of Oct. 13: Ray Hassell Jr., saves G. W. York, Raleigh, from drowning.? Mrs. Mamie Harris, Ocracoke, killed in accident on mail boat.? Ray Pardue named head of Fort Macon State Park. ? Mel West starts trip to Bermuda by outboard motor. ? Ikey Guthrie appointed chief of Marshallberg fire depart ment. Marriages: Miss Judith T. John son, Beaufort, to Mack Parris. Miss Jean L. Davis, Williston, to Edwin R. York. Miss Ann C. Pitt nan, Atlantic, to Frederick G. imith. Miss Lois L. Taylor, Gales "reek, to Gregory P. Lewis. Deaths: Lester C. Clancy. 70, Newport. Mrs. Alvina P. Wemple, K), Morehead City. Henry P. >pears, 50, Havelock. iVeek of Oct. 20: Freighter picks up Melvin L. Vest on his way to Bermuda. West continues trip. ? Carl Goerch speaks before the Morehead City "hamber of Commerce?Fulchers >f Atlantic undertake new shrimp )acking process. ? Annual county air held by American Legion at ieaufort. Marriages: Miss Joyce M. Chad vick, Sea Level, to William J. Nel Bud Dixon was elected presi dent of the More head City Cham ber of Commerce for l?58. ion. Miss Iris O. Fleming, New port, to Donald C. Rice. Deaths: Mrs. Sally W Oglesby, 53, Newport. Mrs. Callie Lewis, 68, Marshaltbcrg. Loftin B. Barfield, 17, Swansboro. Mrs. Jannie Copes, Seaufort. fVeek of Oct. 27: Melvin West rescued by Coast Stiard boat and taken into Ber muda. ? Grover Munden heads :ounty TB unit.?Flu-type disease stakes rounds through the county. ?Sea Level Baptist church breaks (round for new church structure.? Marlowe Demonstration Club booth lops field at county fair. Mel West arrives home?Sea ling Reynolds family docks at Horehead City after sailing voy ige from Japan ?Flu closes many ichools in the county Jack M. Wallace, Beaufort, kills bobcat vith car. Marriages: Miss Wanda Bryant. Settle, to Burney T. Davis. Miss Ramona F. Taylor, Sea Level, to M. F. Dudley. Miss Bonnie L. Gar ner, Newport, to Douglas C. Hen derson. Deaths: Atlee E. McCabe, 51, Wildwood. V. I. King, Beaufort. Mrs. Harry H. Hill, 54, Atlantic Beach. Charles A. Farrar, 7t, Morehead City. Edward S. Buck, 97. Morehead City. Alfonso StyroB, 65, Davis. Mrs. Edward Piver, 8J, North River. November Week of Nov. 3: Olan Bell given life sentence ?n charge of rape?Home of Mis. Anna Everett e's rooming house damaged by fire. ? Fire causes $45,000 damage to Clayton Fal cher's shrimp packing plant at At lantic.?Bud Dixon elected presi dent of Morehead City Chamber of Commerce.?Mrs. N. W. Tay lor, Beaufort, celebrates her 97th birthday. Marriages: Mrs. Ruby G. Wood ruff. Newport, to Harold Chartley. Deaths: Mrs. Ethel Lewis, for merly of Straits. W Henry Styron, 71, Davis. James Wijlis, 86. Stacy. John A. Pavone. 46, Morehead City. Eugene Dudley, 92, Beaufort. William H. Whealton. 94, Beaufort, V. I. King, 60, Beaufort. Week of Nov. 10: Community Theatre presents play, The Bishop's Mantle, to ca pacity house. ? Riverboat replica makes stop at Morehead City on its way south.?Six year old boy starts several fires in the Franklin Memorial Church in Morehead City. Deaths: John O. Wallace, 76, Mrs. BWy Smith. North Haw. was named Nov. 22 as the tarty Kama Demonstration CI ah Ira nian of the year. More head City Jamas E Dixon, 28. Harkers (stand. Albert V. Mur phy, 77. Davis Mrs. Lutie Jonas, 83. Beaufort Noah N. Smith, (7, Newport. Clyde R. Everett, 82, Beaufort. Weak ef Nov. 17: Lockhart restaurant west of Morehsad City burns, loss $28,Wo. ?Fred L. Royal, 12. oldest native born male citizen of Morehsad City dies.?Clarence Styron. Msrehead City High School, wins Voice of Democracy contest. New wing of the Sea Laval Hos pital dedicated with Governor Hodges in attendance. Contract let far now kitchen far the Beaufort School cafeteria.?Dr. Jerry Har ris, first Morehesd City man tot open office in city tinea Doctor] loyal cams back home in 1PM. Marriages Mias Caret A. Blan ton, to Earl C. Day, Cedar 1 Miss Evelyn C. Owens. (o Donald 0. FWeher Deaths: Mrs. Catherine Lahr,) 'Sea 1157 PASSES, Page 1 OerapM hi My ??? 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