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47th YEAR, NO. 41. TWO 8ECTI0N8 FOURTEEN PAGES MOREHEAD CITY AND BEAUFORT. NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY, MAY 23. 1958 PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND KKIDAYh
Dates for War
' Bill Singleton, chairman of the
Morehead City Finer Carolina com
mittee, announced Wednesday that
one of the group's major projects
is mosquito control.
The week of June 9 to 14 will
be designated War on Mosquito
Mr. Singleton explained that the
project envisions every family do
ing its share to prevent breeding
In addition to asking that per
sons get rid of pools of stagnant
water, rusty cans filled with water,
or other mosquito breeding places,
Mr. Singleton is anxious to learn
what suggestions persona may have
for eliminating mosquitoes.
"They may call me at my home,
6-3241, any time after 5 o'clock,"
he said. Persons may also give
suggestions to G. E. Sanderson,
town street commissioner, under
whose jurisdiction is mosquito
Mr. Singleton is seeking coopera
tion of civic groups and Scout
troops. Organizations which want
to help in the mosquito war should
"Scouts, for example," Mr. Sin
gleton said, "could pick up cans
and botlles holding water."
, The mayor is expected to pro
claim the week of June 9 as War
on Mosquito Week.
Color TV Set
Will Go July 4
The Centennial deficit committee
will conduct a drawing (or the color
television set on display at Econo
my Appliance Store on July 4.
T/Sgt. P. D. Bray, committee
chairman, says July 4 is the final
drawing date he will set.
Hie set was to have been given
away the first time on April 28.
The date of the drawing has been
set back several times since then.
The deficit committee wai organ
ized to pay off the debts left in the
wake of the CentenniaJ Jubilee last
Sergeant Bray said yesterday
that he was not sure just how much
the Centennial committee owes.
J. R Sanders, Centennial treas
urer, was requested at a meeting
at noon Tuesday to draw up a de
tailed financial statement of the
amount still owed to meet Centen
nial debts. The color tv give-away
was devised to raise money to pay
off the debt.
The city of Greensboro has re
parted a $16,000 loss on its recent
Sesquicentennial celebration. Plans
are under way there now to raise
money to meet that deficit.
Looks as though birthday parties
for cities aren't profit propositions.
Newport will be treated to ?
parade at 6:30 p.m. today.
In the parade will be the achool
band, directed by Melvin Edwards;
members of the Cub Scout pack,
Boy Scout troop and the Explorer
Route of the parade will be from
the school east on Highway 70 to
i St. James Methodist Church where
the Cubs will hold their regular
The parade is in keeping with
the Cub Scout theme this month,
The Circus. Some of the Cub* will
be dressed like circus performers.
The Scouts and Explorers will be
wearing their uniforms.
M. T. Gillikin
, Posts $125 Bond
M. T. Gillikin, Beaufort, is out
of jail on $125 bond. He was
charged Tuesday afternoon by
Sheriff Hugh Salter and Deputy
Bruce Edwards with careless and
reckless driving, running through
a stop sign and speeding.
Deputy Edwards said Gillikin
violated the law on Ann Street ex
tended and the Lennox vilie Road,
almost hitting a child in his wild
This is Gillikin's second brush
with the law this month. On the
night of May 3 he was arrested
for fighting at 115 Moore St., Bean
fort. The occupant of the house,
Mrs. Gertie Gillikin, has moved
out of town, at the request of the
William Henderson, Beaufort, in
jured his leg Monday on the fish
ing boat Mispilllon. A Coast Guard
boat met the Mispillion and
brought him to state port where
Dill's ambulance picked him up
and carried him to the hospital.
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The State Highway Department put the above sign about "Bouge
(rhymes with rouge) Ranks" at the Atlantic Beach drawbridge last
week. Miss Ellen Bordeaux, More head City, gestures in desperation.
A sign with Bogue spelled properly has now been put up. Bouge
sounds too much like booxc for comfort!
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And the word "yacht" always gets butchered. This sign is at a
launching ramp-gas station mi the Beaufort-Morehead cauaeway. It is
eaay to spell "yacht" incorrectly and it la frequently pronounced in
correctly. The "c" in yacht I* silent The easiest way to remember
to say the word properly U to say to yourself, "Y'ought to launch
your boat, now that summer's here!"
For Taking Dog
From City Pound
When Donald P. Boland found
his dog in the Morehead City dog
pound he rescued the animal with
out bothering to get permission
from city officials. He was tried
for simple trespass in Morehead
City recorder's court Monday
Judge Herbert Phillips ordered
Boland to pay one-third costs, a $3
pick up fee, a $2 license fee and
a $3 inoculation fee.
William Griffin was fined $100
plus court costs for driving drunk.
A 90-day jail sentence was sus
pended. Judge Phillips gave him
90 days in which to pay the fine
Robert Lee Gardner drew the
only jail term of the session. He
got 10 days for public drunkenness.
Mrs. Betsy T. McClain, charged
with running a stop sign, entered
a plea of guilty through a lawyer.
She was charged court costs.
Daniel Benjamin Alford was
found not guilty of driving after
his license had been revoked.
Tommy C. Jones forfeited a cash
bond rather than stand trial for
running a stop sign.
Cases were* continued against D.
J. Graham, Harry Morris and J.
12 to Attend
Boy, Girls State
Twelve students from the Beau
fort and Morehead City High
Schools are scheduled to attend
Boys and Girls State at UNO and
Woman's Collexe next month.
Students from Morehead City are
Clarence Styron, Walter Morris,
Truman Kemp, Charles Lynch, Bill
Fox, Virignia Lou Smithwick and
Students from Beaufort are Lin
da Kay Salter, Annie Fay Taylor,
Douglas Pincr, Jackie Whcatley
and Sammy Merrill.
Boy and Girls State are sponsor
ed by the American Legion and are
training sessions in operation of
the state government. To be chosen
to attend is a distinct honor. Ex
penses of the Beaufort delegate*
are paid by the American Legifto
and Legion Auxiliary.
Expenses of the Morehead City
delegates are paid by the Legion
organizations and other civic
Children turned in a false alarm
from the fire box at 20th and
Fisher Streets at 8:30 p.m. Wed
nesday. Firemen said that was
the second false alarm from that
box in the past month.
Beaufort Parade Opens Little League Season
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The Little League baaebaD kuoi wai heralded at Beaufort Sat
wdajr afternoon wttk a parade. Featured la the parade were the Ut
ile Leagnera, the Beaufort haad aid Majorettes. Among flag bearer!
were meahera of the Beaufort American Legion fHt The parade
Photo by Bob Seymour
waa led by J. P. Harrie, rid lag fata new horae, Golden Girl. Mr. Har
ris preceded the aia)orette?, ahowa above, and waa not la caaera
Immediately following the pa
rade pictured above, the Little
Leagued went to the ball field at
the American Legion (air ground!
for opening day ceremonies.
League president Claud Wbeatly
acted as master of ceremonies.
The Rev. Edward Sharp, rector of
St. Paul'a Episcopal Church, de
livered the invocation.
The band, under direction of
Melvin Edwards, played the na
tional anthem after flag raising
ceremonies. Sheriff Hugh Salter
donated tlx flag to Um league.
Beaufort mayor C. T. Lewis
made a brief talk on the value ct
Little League baseball to the com
munity. As he finished be was
banded a ball to throw onto the
field, signifying the opening of
Mayor Lewis said, "Xvtrybody
has been wanting to play ball so
here it is," and threw the ball to
Charles Haasell who waa standing
near the pitcher's mound.
The Elka beat the Little Fry in
the first game at a twin bill and
the VFW downed the Moose la
Morehead City Band Presents
Concert at Port Yesterday
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Plans for State Port* Day are discussed at the Morehead City port by Walter Frlederichs, opera
tions manager; D. Lcob Williams, state ports director; Bud Dixon, president of the Morehead City
Chanher of Commerce; Robert D. Darden, freight traffic manager, Southern Railway; W. B. Chalk,
chairman of the commerce and industry committee, Morehead Chamber of Commerce, and George W.
Two Cars Smashed
West of Morehead
Charles Von Kanel Jr., '? mem
ber of the Air Force (tatioAfd at
fharry Pohrt, was charged Sun
day with tailing to give a proper
Patrolman W. J. Smith Jr. said
Von Kanel was driving a 1950
Ford west on Highway 70 about
five and a half miles west of
Morehead City. He slowed to turn
and was hit in the rear by a 1955
Ford behind him driven by Dale
Ronald Watson, Cherry Point.
Von Kanel's car was judged a
loss and damage to the '55 Ford
was estimated at *500. The acci
dent happened at 1:50 p.m.
Hodges is First Governor
To Proclaim Ports, Day
The Morehead City band, Ralph
Wade, director, presented a con
cert at the state port yesterday
afternoon in observance of the first
annual State Ports Day.
Loading at the port was the Goet
tingen, taking on hogsheads of to
bacco for Germany and Holland.
(Hogsheads can be seen in the
background of the photo at the
left). The port was open to visitors
from 1 to 4:30.
Plans for open house at the port
were not made until Wednesday
morning, which made it to*) late
to publicize them effectively. Thus,
the number of visitors at the port
were mighty few.
T). Leon Williams, state ports di
rector, who is highly in favor of
State Ports Day. stated that his
office would be able to lend more
support next year to the observ
ance. The state port at Wilming
ton observed open house yesterday
Ports Day coincides with Na
tional Maritime Day and falls
within World Trade Week. It of
fers numerous opportunities, yet
unexplored by North Carolina, to
publicize the state ports, said Bud
Dixon, president of the Morehead
Chamber of Commerce.
Hears Four Cases
Four defendants were given
hearings in Atlantic Beach mayor's
court Monday night.
Percy Green and Milton (Dick)
Smith of Goldsboro and Atlantic
Bcach, were found guilty of being
drunk in public, and interfering
with an officer. Kach was restrict
ed from the beach, suspended on
payment of a $5 fine and court
costs. They were ordered not to
drink any intoxicating beverage
for six months.
Smith was also charged with re
Thomas Trebetl, 'Camp Lejeune,
was fraud guilty of using loud and
profane language and resisting
arrest. He was fined S5 and costs
and told to stay on good behavior.
David Lopez Torrado, Camp Le
jeune, was charged with interfer
ing with an officer in his line of
duty. He was found guihy and or
dered to pay costs. Mayor A. B.
Cooper warned him to behave him
self in the future.
Court costs are $8.50.
'ttCixteWlnr lJ'odge* will go down
ai tbe first governor in North
Carolina history to proclaim State
The governor's proclamation was
released Monday afternoon at lla
He said, "In recognition of the
important role our ports play in
the economy of North Carolina,
the people of this state are being
asked to observe state ports day
on Thursday, May 22 (yesterday).
"This observance, sponsored by
the North Carolina ports authority
and interested citizens and organi
zations in the port cities, is de
signed to give the citizens of the
state an opportunity to visit the
port facilities and familiarize
themselves with these important
arteries of commrece.
"These ports should hold great
interest for the people of North
Carolina. The state has invested
more than $7,500,000 in these facili
ties and this figure will rise to
more than $12,000,000 when cur
rent expansion programs are com
"This is a long range invest
ment that is expected to pay for
itself many times in the years to
Charles Edward Anderson, Broad
Street, Beaufort, was charged with
failing to give a turn signal when
his car collided at 5:55 p.m. Sat
urday with a IKS Chevrolet on
Front Street, a half mile east of
the Beaufort town limits.
Driving the Chevrolet was Carl
M. Noe Jr. Anderson was driving
a IMS Mercury. Both were headed
east. Patrolman W. J. Smith Jr.
said that Noe gave a signal to
turn left and as he started to turn
Henderson tried to pass him.
Damage to the Chevrolet was
estimated at (125 and to the Mer
Bond Sales Climb
James R. Sanders, county sav
ings bonds chairman, announced
this week that $43,538.14 worth of
bonds were sold in the county dur
ing April. Sales for the first four
months of the year totaled $204,
TMes at the Beaufort Bar
Friday, May 21
11:35 a.m. 5:1J a.m.
11:34 p.m. 3:0# p.m.
Saturday, May 14
12:28 a.m. 6:01 a.m.
8aa4ay, May 25
12:11 a.m. 7:03 a.m.
1:22 p.m. 7:11 p.m.
Maiiy, May M
1:30 a.m. S:14 a.m.
t-U p.m. 1:31 p.m.
P?enw>. An indication <rf this future
potential can be seen in the fact
that during the past year alone the
porta contributed more than $5,000,
000 to the state's economy.
"In recognition of the contribu
tion -our ports are making to the
state, I am glad to designate
Thursday, May 22, 1958, as state
ports day in North Carolina and
to urge our citizens to visit the
ports whenever possible."
Shrimp Season Will
Open Sunday Midnight
Opening of the shrimp season in
inland waters is late this year.
The season will open at midnight
The opening comes 26 days after
last year's season and six days
after the 1956 season opened.
Ocean shrimpers have been
catching very few and there is
little hope of finding large quanti
ties of shrimp in the creeks and
bays. Those that are caught may
run about 40 or SO count, com
mented C. G. Holland, fisheries
Shrimping in the ocean is al
lowed any lime. Shrimping in "in
land waters", under control of the
state, is permitted only by state
The heavy freezes of the past
winter took a toll of young shrimp
and young finfish. Dead young of
all species were found in experi
mental trawls soon after the
freezes. It was predicted then by
Dr. A. F. Chestnut, director of
the Institute of Fisheries Re
search, that this coming shrimp
season would be a lean one.
Any shrimp taken will bring a
All boata engaged in shrimping
must have licenses from the CAD
Department's commercial fishcriei
division at Morehead City.
Agent Shows Evidence
Photo by Bob Baymour
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TIMES office ThnrvJay afteraoaa vltk a basket of loou he wffl no
aa evidence la coart Haatera from Salter Path were caaght ahaatlag
the laoaa oa Shackleford Banka. Loaaa an yretected jrear-raaaA.
Some of theae ahowa here with Mr. Baas weigh aa aach aa U paaada.
Sitter Pithen ud other coist dwellers nt lam.