Carteret County news-times. (Beaufort and Morehead City, N.C.) 1948-current, May 23, 1958, SECTION ONE, Image 1
? CARTERET COUNTY NEWS-TIMES 47th YEAR, NO. 41. TWO 8ECTI0N8 FOURTEEN PAGES MOREHEAD CITY AND BEAUFORT. NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY, MAY 23. 1958 PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND KKIDAYh Morehead Sets Dates for War On Mosquitoes ' 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 Week. Mr. Singleton explained that the project envisions every family do ing its share to prevent breeding of mosquitoes. 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 spraying. Mr. Singleton is seeking coopera tion of civic groups and Scout troops. Organizations which want to help in the mosquito war should contact him. "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 summer. 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 Parade Scheduled Today 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 post. 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 meeting. 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 spree. 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 police department. Iajnes Leg 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. Nobody Can Spell! ma MM M I ? . ? ?!??? mm 1 1 vstt a huom u> uuu ovymour 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! ; CAUSEWAY * STtti BASIN \RAMP I 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!" Man isTried 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 and costs. 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. E. Howard. 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 Joyce Styron. 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 groups. False Alarm 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 r-r ? misssr 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 range. 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 the season. 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 Ute MCQDd ft Morehead City Band Presents Concert at Port Yesterday t-uuiu uy uuu aeymuur 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. Dill, mayor. 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 aignal. 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 also. 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. Beach Mayor 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 sisting #rreat. 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 Ports Day. The governor's proclamation was released Monday afternoon at lla leigh. 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 pleted. "This is a long range invest ment that is expected to pay for itself many times in the years to Motorist Cited Following Wreck 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 cury $400. 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, 184.12. Tide Table TMes at the Beaufort Bar HIGH LOW 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. 8:03 p.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 Sunday. 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 commissioner. Shrimping in the ocean is al lowed any lime. Shrimping in "in land waters", under control of the state, is permitted only by state regulation. 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 good price. 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 George Rom, US game maaagemrat ?(??(, case hjr THE NtW 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.