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47th YEAR, NO. 61. TWO SECTIONS FOURTEEN PAGES MOREHEAD CITY AND BEAUFORT. NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1958 PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
Manly Mason , Broad Creek , Injured
In Scuffle , F//es Su/7 for $20,000
Manly Mason, Broad Creek, who
was shot in the thigh June 8, 1958
in a scuffle with Ralph Paul, con
stable of White Oak township, has
filed a suit for damages against
Constable Paul. The suit requests
Mason, in his complaint, says
that because of the wound he re
ceived, he has been unable to con
tinue his work as a plumber.
The incident occurred on High
way 24, three miles east of Cedar
Point. Mason spent four days in
Morehead City Hospital recovering
from the injury.
The shooting was the outgrowth
of an arrest. Constable Paul cited
Willie Phillips, Bogue, for speed
ing. Then he and Phillips went to
"Fred Hare's" where Mason was,
because Phillips said Mason had
his (Phillips) driver's license.
After contacting Mason, Consta
ble Paul said Mason wanted to
ride in the constable's car, with
Phillips and the constable, to the
place where the car, in which Phil
lips was allegedly speeding, had
En route, Constable Paul said the
4 two men became unruly, and he
stopped the car. A scuffle followed
and the officer said Mason tried
to take his gun. It was then, the
officer continued, that the gun went
off. wounding Mason.
Paul charged Mason, following
the incident, with assault and inter
fering with an officer. Phillips was
charged with speeding, resisting
arrest and asaulting an officer.
Mason waived preliminary hear
ing in county court yesterday.
For Hit and Run
Johnny R Sams, Camp Lejeune,
was charged with hit and run, care
less and reckless driving, speed
ing. and driving on the wrong side
of the road following a wreck at
8:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The accident happened on E.
Front St.. Beaufort, a half mile
west of Beaufort Fisheries. Patrol
man R. H. Brown said that Sams,
driving a 1956 Mercury, collided
with a 1951 Chevrolet driven by
Allen Stanley Taylor, route 1 Beau
' Taylor was backing out of a
driveway. He stopped when be got
to the street, saw nothing coming
and continued backing when the
Mercury appeared, w h i i z i n |
around a curve, struck the left
rear of Taylor's car and sped on.
The Mercury was going east.
Morrhead City police later found
the car in Morehead City. Sams
was arrested. Two Marines with
, him were Jack L. Wheeler and Ar
thur I. Gerheart, both of Lejeune.
Damage to each car was esti
mated at $100. No one was hurt.
Moses Howard, chairman of the
county board of commissioners,
yesterday expressed his apprecia
tion to individuals and communi
ties who participated in Pest-Kill
and Clean-Up Week this week.
"1 received phone calla from per
sons interested in mosquito control
and other expressions of interest in
the program," Mr. Howard said.
This week was so designated to
make persons conscious of the
need for cutting weeds on vacant
Iota in residential areas and help
> ing, individually, in mosquito con
"Many persons will be flooding
our county next weekend for the
Fourth of July holiday," Mr. How
ard said, "and the county should
look inviting ? clean and well
kept. We must take every meaa
ure possible to make sure that mos
quitoes don't drive the touristi
Camp at Charles
Seven Boy Scouts of troop ?
Newport, are among the 136 Scouti
and leaders at Camp Charles thii
They are Carl Pruit, Johnnie
Thrower. Kenneth Taylor, Richard
Reim. Wilbert Mann. Roaald Prin
(le and Frank Sanders.
Another Boy Scout camp. Cam;
Croatan, located near New Bern
will open July ( and operate foi
six weeks The camp has a capa
cltv of ISO Scouts and leaders. All
periods are now completely filled
with the exception of the first
week, which still has 34 vacancies
Applications will be accepted on i
first come, first served basis unti
the period is completely Oiled, an
nounces R. G. Barnes, Wilson
chairman at th? East Carolina
Council camping and activitiei
Rare Plant Grows in County
Photos by Bob Seymour
Marvin Willis, Smyrna, shows some Venus Fly-Traps he located
along the White Oak River Wednesday. Mr. Willis read the article
on the rare plant in Tuesday's NEWS-TIMES and declared that he
often comet across the plant in this county.
Mr. Willis showed the strength of a trap by tickling the inside of
( the two fronds with the end of a cigarette. The trap closes, as it
would an an insect, and holds the cigarette upright.
Portrait of Morehead City
Citizen Unveiled Tuesday
An oil portrait of Dr. James W.
Kellogg. Morehead City, who for
, many years was assistant director
of the State Laboratory of Hygiene,
Raleigh, was unveiled Tuesday.
The ceremony took place in the
laboratory's auditorium at Raleigh.
Karea Elaine Kellogg. 3-year-old
granddaughter of Dr. Kellogg, un
veiled the portrait before an audi
ence of his relatives, close friends
< aad public health workers.
Brief remarka were made by the
Rev. Lynn Brown, pastor of White
Memorial Presbyterian Church,
i who presented the picture to Dr.
John H. Hamilton, director of the
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kellogg
of Sumter, S. C . parents of Karen,
were among those attending the
ceremony ? from out of town. Dr.
Kellogg worked at the laboratory
from 1908 until his retireme^ in
A native of New York state, he
. graduated from Hamilton College
1 and did post graduate work at
? Massachusetts Institute of Tech
Tides at the Beaufert Bar
(Eastern Standard Time)
Friday, Jane 27
4:28 a. |n.
Satarday, June 28
8uaday, June 29
M aad ay, Juae 38
lie went to Raleigh Dec. 28, 1908,
to become assistant biologist in the
Stale Laboratory of Hygiene, under
the late Dr. Clarence A. Shore,
who was the laboratory's first di
The laboratory has had only two
directors, Dr. Shore and the incum
bent, Dr. John H. Hamilton.
Later, Dr. Kellogg was made as
sistant when Dr. Hamilton as
sumed the directorship. He held
that position until his retirement,
in 1948 when he and Mrs. Kellogg
moved to Morchcad City.
Dr. Kellogg has been active not
only in the scientific world but in
churcji and fraternal circles. He
is a past master of Raleigh Lodge
Number S00, AF&AM. For two
years he was secretary of the
ludge. He is a past president of
the North Carolina section, Ameri
can Waterworks Association, and a
life member of the association.
Dr. Kellogg is a member of the
Emeritus Civic Club, which is com
posed o I retired business and pro
fessional men of Carteret. He is
an elder in the First Presbyterian
Church, Morehead City.
Several years after he retired to
Morehead City, he established a
laboratory for the State Depart
ment of Health in the Institute of
Fisheries building, Camp Glenn.
There seafood and water samples
Hi* portrait will hang in the
Medical-Public Health Library. It
was painted by Mrs. Habcll Bowen
Henderson of Raleigh.
Persons attending the portrait
ceremony from Morehead City
were H. L. Joslyn, Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Harvell, and Mrs. A. B. Vick
For Two Inlets
Senator B. Everett Jordan Mon
day asked the Senate Public Works
Appropriations subcommittee to ap
prove $50,000 for surveys aimed at
deepening channels at Drum and
Bogue inlets on the North Carolina
The subcommittee, headed by
Sen. Allen J. Ellendcr (D-La.) is
considering a new rivers and har
bors bill designed to offset White
House criticisms that have pro
duced vetoes of two similar bills in
the past three years.
Jordan's request, in which he
was joined by Rep. Graham Bar
den, would provide $25,000 for a
survey of the feasibility of deepen
ing the channel of Drum Inlet near
Atlantic in Carteret County to 12
feet. Engineers estimate the cost
of the project, if approved at
Another $25,000 would be appro
priated for a study of deepening
Bogue Inlet to provide a 12-foot
channel and to create a 12-foot j
deep turning basin at Swansboro |
in Onslow County.
The Bogue project would cost an
Trustee in Bell
Gene C. Smith, Beaufort attor
ney, has been named trustee in the
bankruptcy proceeding against B
A. Bell's Jewelry Store, Front
Mr. Smith was appointed by j
Joseph B. Cheshire Jr., Raleigh,
referee in bankruptcy. According
to the trustee, debts owed by the
jewelry store total $8,367.19.
Creditors have been notified by
Mr. Cheshire as to proceedings in
the case. Mr. Smith said that an
inventory is being taken and ap
praisal is being made now of mer
chandise in the store.
He added that the business may
be sold as a whole or other means
may be taken to liquidate the as
sets. He said he hoped the matter
would be "settled shortly".
At an auction conducted by
Sheriff Hugh Salter Saturday, May
W, at the store, certain merchan
aise items were sold.
. Three of eight judgments against
the store have been paid, accord- !
ing to records in the office of the
clerk of superior court. They are
$77.12 to Haviland and Co., $288.90
to Pcaslee Gaulbcrt, and $85.28 to
Judgments yet unsatisfied are
Marton Freres Inc. $15.33 plus in
terest from Oct. 31, 1955 plus jus
tice of the peace costs of $6.50;
Sherman and Donchi Inc., trading
as Bond Diamond Co., $50.56 plus
interest and justice of the peace
Hampton Roads Paper Co., Inc.,
$171.64 plus interest from Sept. 12,
1956 and $4.95 costs; W. V. B. Pot
ter, $140 plus interest from Jan
uary 1958 and costs of $4.95; Atlan
tic Calendar Co., $94.47 plus inter
est from Feb. 27, 1958 plus $4.95 in
Robert Oakley, Newport,
Found Guilty Yesterday
Robert Oakley, Newport, was
given a six-month suspended sen
tence in county court yesterday on
charges of hitting Lloyd Garner
in the mouth on the street of New
port several weeks ago.
Oakley was also ordered to pay i
$10 fine and costs, plus another
fine he owes, within $0 days. I
Dan Bell, police chief, said Oak- i
ley is about 30 years of age and i
Garner about 70. I
Insurance Official Conducts
Hearing Yesterday , Beaufort
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Centennial Receipts Fail
To Match Debt by $4,361.49
Although receipts from Morehead
City Centennial events totaled $18.
1 33, that wasn't enough to cover all
the debts incurred. Centennial
debts totaled $23,134.49, according
to Charles Markey, Centennial
chairman, and J. R. Sanders,
treasurer. Actual cost of staging
he week-long event was even
more, but many materials and ser
vices were donated, Mr. Sanders
To raise money to pay off a re
maining debt of $4,361 49, the Cen
tennial committee is giving away a
:olor tv set and other gifts.
The prizes will be given July
Fourth. In addition to the color
tv, there is a fishing rod and reel,
transistor radio and electric fry
It was first announced that the
Centennial debt was about half of
he present figure. Some creditors,
when it was found that the Centen
nial would not pay its own way, of
fered to cancel their debts.
" The lower debt figure announced
was minus the cancelled debts. The
Centennial committee would, how
ever, like to pay all debts if possi
ble. That's why it is out now to
Donations, since the project to
give a color tv started, amount to
approximately $700. Everyone who
donates a dollar gets either a Cen
tennial souvenir booklet or souvenir
;oin, in addition to the opportunity
lo win the prizes.
Outstanding Centennial debts
have been itemized as follows:
Herald Printing Co. $1,416.86, water
parade prizes $900, Grady Rich
F240.50, Centennial hats $264.
Atlantic Beach Hotel $212.01, El
vin Inc. $209.40, Morehead City
Jaycees $183, Anchor Florist $7.73,
Morehead City Floral Co. $16.05,
J. L. Crump $35.
Morehead Builders Supply $45.75,
Carolina Power and Light $7.37,
Sanitary Fish Market $161.60, Capt.
Bill's $64.75, Hotel Fort Macon
Commercial Engraving $15 0,
Walter S. Morria $135.03, News and
Observer $90.72, J. W. Bage $64.70,
Longley Supply $44.69, Henly Jones
(12.50, Hugh Morton $91.87
Donations toward the Centennial
debt, making the donor eligible to
win the color tv and other prizes,
may be made at Early Jewelers or
Ihe Chamber of Commerce office,
in the Hotel Fort Macon.
Stage Fish Fry
The filth annual Fourth of July
Fish fry at Sea Level Community
Hospital will get under way at noon
A lavish lunch of fiah, shrimp.
Fried crabs and everything that
goes with it, will be served on Uie
hospital grounds at a dollar per
The annual fry is sponsored by
:he trustees of the hospital. It is
he only fund-raising event of the
rear. All proceeds will go to the
Tickets may be bought in ad
vance from hospital trustees or the
unch may be paid for on that day.
Charles Caudell, hospital admin
strator, said ther would be no
vaiting in line. Plates will be
aken to the diners. Mr. Caudell
ecalled that in one and three
luarter hours at a previous fish
ry. 1.200 persons were served.
JC Committee Names
Morehead Beauty Queen
$15 Fine, Costs
In Court Monday
Drawing one of the heaviest [
penalties in Atlantic Beach mayor's |
court Monday night was Allen L. i
Crocker. Cherry Point. Crocker 1
was fined $15 and costs for public j
drunkenness and interfering with
Police chief Bill Moore said that
Crocker was annoying some wo
men He was warned by the police ;
to stay away because his attentions
were not wanted.
Instead, Crocker continued to
bother the women. Mayor A. B.
Cooper said he was not going to
put up with that sort of thing.
Ronald II. Brewer also paid $15
and costs on a charge of public
drunkenness and failing to comply
with a suspended sentence.
Raymond L. Leggett, Cherry j
Point, charged with public drunk- 1
enness and failing to comply with a
suspended sentence, was fined $10
and costs. The same penalty was
imposed on John W. Smith,
charged with fighting in public,
public drunkenness and breaking
rojffto wet* imposed on the fol
lowing for fighting: Benny Horns
by, Camp Lejeune; Jackie Han
cock, Bridgeton; Lewis Buddy Wat
son, New Bern, and Dennis J.
Tuohy and Charles Hornsby, Cher
The following paid penalties also
for fighting in public: Gerald P.
Ruettgars, Cherry Point, costs;
Donald Dccastro, Cherry Point, $5
and costs; and Joseph C. Stein
hour, Camp Lejeune, forfeited
Found guilty of public drunken
ness: Walter J. Wallbrock, Robert
Coiley, Ira K. Christy, and James
W. Sterns, all of Cherry Point. The
first three paid costs, but Christy
See COURT, Page 3
To Install Officers
Tlic Beaufort Rotary Club will
install officers at its meeting Tues
day night at the Scout building. B.
E. Tarkington will be installed at
president, replacing David Jones.
Other officers are James Wheat
ley, vice-president, and Dr. W. L.
Woodard, secretary -treasurer.
Mr. Tarkington was program
chairman for Tuesday night's
meeting. He had Ed Blair of
Vanceboro as guest speaker. Mr.
Blair spoke on the expanding fron
tiers of Rotary.
Visiting Rotarians were Buck
Matthews of Morehead City and
Larry Payne of Pontiac, Mich. Mr.
Payne brought his son-in-law,
Bradley Dixon of Cherry Point, as
? The Morehad City Jaycees an- i <
nouncrd that Miss Bonnie Fish will I
represent Morehead City in the j ]
state beauty pageant at Charlotte -
^ext month. Bonnie is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fish. |
She graduated from Morehead City
School in May. i
The Jaycees did not have a Miss (
Morehead City beauty pageant this (
year, electing to have a committee \
pick a candidate. Members of the (
Miss Bonn ir Fish
. . . town's '58 beauty
selection committee were P. H.
(lee* Jr., Herbert Phillips, Dr.
RusscQ Outlaw and Dr. R. O. Bar
The committee had not reached
a decision at the Jaycee meeting
Monday night at the Blue Ribbon
Club, but had done so by the next
At Monday night's meeting,
Marion Mills was authorized to
contact professional entertainment
groups in an effort to bring a show
to Morehead City. He will report
on what shows are available and
when at a later meeting.
Floyd Chadwick, external vicer
president, presided at the meeting
in the absence of president Jerry
J. Willis. He announced that the
quarterly board meeting will be
Aug. 8-10 at the Cape Fear Hotel i
The club will build benches for
the new. town park at the high
school workshop Monday night |
after the business meeting. Jay- I
cces worked on the park Wednes
day afternoon on a volunteer basis.
Beach Property Owners
Can Get Town Tags Now
Bill Moore, Atlantic Beach police
chief, reminds property owneri
that town tags are available for
their car*. The tags are a dollar
each and can be obtained at the
A town ordinance requires that
all beach property owners obtain
a town auto tag.
Youth Rally Scheduled
A youth rally will be held at the
Russells Creek Free Will Baptiat
Church Saturday night at 7: JO. AU
young people in the county are in
Firemen Train at School
Flremea attrndinx the coaly Ore school had a field problem Wed
acsdar aifhi. They dag a pit, filled It with ail aad let II afire. Their
problem iu U (?t II oat aa aaaa aa poarihla Thb crew did the )ab
la leu thai a minute. Tkc euitlie waa raa at I4th aad Bay 8trecti,
Marcbead City. The (Ira tcbool. which apaaii Noaliy, will ?4 wHh
? dlnaer at 7:M taoigkt at Uxt. KuaaU WUUa'a, Morehttd Cttjr.
Conducted in Beaufort
yesterday were hearings by
the North Carolina Indus
trial Commission relative to
complaints on workmen's
The hearings were conducted on
the second floor of the Beaufort
town hall by Forrest Shuford, depu
ty commissioner, Raleigh. Testi
mony is taken and decisions ren
dered at a later date.
Car.es heard yesterday were Jim
mie W. Lewis vs. Wilton and Mor
ton, Boyd Denton vs. Globe Auto
matic Sprinkler Co., Cecil Best vs.
Raymond Courtney and C. R. C.
Courtney, non-insurers and North
Carolina Pulp Co., self-insurer.
John C. Streete, deceased, vs.
National Packing Co., C. D. Mann
vs. State Ports Authority, and Mrs.
Flora Willis vs. Morehead City Hos
The hearings are scheduled
inhere disputes arise between an
employer and employee relative to
:ompcnsation deemed payable by
:he employee as result of damages
Cases scheduled for today which,
Deputy Shuford said yesterday,
lave already been settled, were
Harry E. Gillikin vs. Carteret
[Juick Freeing Co., E. Stamey Da
/is Sr. vs. State Highway Com
mission and Mrs. Ollie Wade Davis
vs. State Highway Commission.
Hearings by the industrial com
mission are scheduled in various
ireas as the need arisen. Hearings
in this county, prior to yesterday,
were conducted in January.
At Capp Lookout
Three men, in danger of being
beaten to death by the >ea, were
rescued from the breakwater at
Cape Lookout at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday.
Coast Guardsmen stationed at the
:ape pulled R. E. Riddick, Clyde
lones and L. R. Parker from the
water. All were from Bethel.
A lookout at the Coast Guard sta
tion saw the men trolling near the
breakwater in a 15-foot outboard
motorboat. A sudden swell caught
[he boat and capsized it, throwing
!he men into the water.
When BMC Harold Yeomani, of
ficer in charge, and SN Clarence
Rogers arrived about IS minutes
atcr, the waves were beating the
men against the breakwater. All
ihree were cut and scratched in the
:hest and stomach from the stones
)f the breakwater.
The men were taken to Harkers
Island. Their boat was recovered,
bailed out and towed to the lodge
later in the night.
Occur at Beach .
Atlantic Beach police inveati
iated two accidents over the week
At t:30 p.m. Saturday, Murray
rt. Scripture, 703 Fisher St., More
Mad City, in a 1952 Buick, collided
Madon with Kenneth C. Thomp
lon, Graham, N. C. Thompson waa
lriving a 1957 Plymouth.
Police chief Bill Moore aaid that
rhompaon was headed toward At
lantic Beach on the Ocean Ridge
road. Scripture was headed west,
luat as they met on a sharp curve,
he steering mechanism on Thomp
lon's car (ailed and be ran into the
Damage to the Buick was eati
nated at $500 and damage to the
Plymouth at $200. No one was hurt
ind no charges were filed.
At S p.m. Sunday, Rayford G.
lamilton, Smithfield, driving a
1850 Ford, ran into a parked 1955
'ontiac Chief Moore said that
Hamilton then Jumped out of the
:ar and ran. He has been charged
rith hit and run and no driver'i
Hamilton was driving a car own
?d by Jamea R. Dillingham, 204 E.
'ark Dr., Raleigh. The Potiac had
>een parked by Atlas Herbert
facksonville. The owner waa Au
Irey Elizabeth Taylor, Spruce
(tat* Privilege License
'enalty Goes on July 1
Effective July 1, 195?, penalty
rill be due on state privilege li
*nses for the tax year June 1,
958 to May 31, 1(59, i ..cording to
ohn B. Warren, state deputy col
pctor for this vicinity.
Mr. Warren advise* that thia
lenalty will be 5 per cent per
nonth for each delinquent month,
ind urges all taxpayera to file
heir applications for licenses im
nediately, is order to avoid penal
Applications for ltce?*es should
e mailed to the N. C. Department
( Rcvenui, Balclgh, N. C.