I The Pilot Covers
I Brunswick County
IVOLUME NINE NO. 13
Club Women And
14-H Members To
Meet At Supply
Spring Federation Of Home
Demonstration Clubs To
Convene Saturday Morn- I
I ing At Methodist Church
I At Supply
MRS. ESTELLE T.
I SMITH TO SPEAK)
I The 4-H Club Meeting Will
I Be Held In The AnerI
noon And The King
I And Queen Of HealI
th Will Be Named
I Members of all home demonI
gtratiOR clubs of Brunswick counI
tv are invited to attend the
I Spring Federation meeting of
I Home Demonstration Clubs at
I Supply Methodist church Satur
I day. May 2. from 10:30 o'clock ^
I to 12:30 o'clock. Members are j
I asked to come prepared to spread i
I a picnic lunch and enjoy a soci- t
I able noon hour together. t
The district home demonstra
I tion agent. Mrs. Estelle T. Smith, <
I will bring a message to the club
I women. Those who know Mrs.
I Smith or have heard her speak
I know what a treat is in store
I for this meeting.
Miss Blythe Burnet, of the
I home service division of Tide j
I Water Power Co., Wilmington,
I will give an illustrated talk on
| home lighting.
j The county council is requestI
ing each club to contribute either ,
I a game or a song at this meetI
ing. for which a prize will be j
I awarded to the club presenting j '
I the best. A prize is also offered j
I to the club having the highest c
I percentage of its club members L
I present when the roll is called j
I at 10:30 o'clock. U
At 1:30 o'clock the Federation ,
I meeting of the 4-H Clubs will be J
I held, the special feature of this j
I meeting being the crowning of j
I the King and Queen of Health 1 j
I for Brunswick county. L
I County prizes in the "biscuit"
I contest and the "doll Outfit" con-1,
I test will be awarded.
All 4-H club boys and girls}
I are urged to attend this meeting, j
I j Little Bits ' 1
II Of Big News
I j News Events Of State,
I Nation and World-Wide
Interest During Past r
I Week it
I Jewel Robbery o
A $25,000 jewel robbery at
the handsome winter home of ^
| Ernest L. Woodard, retired j*
capitalist and sportsman of jj
I Leroy, N. Y., was disclosed t
I Monday. The jewelry was tak- N
I en from Holly Hedge, the
?1? * ? ?u OB
>v uuaara noiiie w,
while Mr. and Mrs. Woodard
were attending the running of rj
the Carolina cup steeplechase, |
but the theft was kept secret |
in the hope that recovery
might be expedited.
New Developments g
Decision to send two repre- al
sentatives to Columbia, S. C., _
to confer with members of the i
South Carolina legislature on g
the tobacco compact bill pending
there and to call a confer- w
ence of farm leaders with fed- w
eral and state officials in Raleigh
shortly to discuss control ^
of the 1936 weed crop was j
reached Monday by the state
tobacco advisory committee. ^
The bulk of America's seapower
started six weeks of
maneuvers in the Pacific Tues- sc
clay. From San Diego and San pi
Pedro bases 150 ships and 450 W
airplanes of the United States g;
fleet will go out to sea on
secret problem XVII. These ni
cruising problems of the navy T
department each year simulate b<
an actual war condition. This tl
is the seventeenth worked out si
by the naval war plans board
to test the fleet's ability to ai
meet some particular interna- e1
tional situation. c<
For Register Of
R. L MINTZ
CANDIDATE?R. I. Min;z,
Register of Deeds for
3runswick County, has anlounced
his candidacy for
;he Democratic nomination
;o succeed himself.
W. R. Holn
Resigns Position As Delinqui
wick County To Accept Post
W. R. Holmes, delinqu
wick county since 1931, has
ment as acting postmaster
3i*r?^?o/i/^ir>nr th a lotp PVfl/nlr P
juvvvvuing viiv ?.?.
Mr. Holmes, who is a resident
)f Shallotte, is well known to
ivery Brunswick county citizen.
Before assuming his duties as deinquent
tax collector in 1931 he
terved during 1927 and 1928 as
;reasurer for Brunswick county.
The Shallotte post office is beng
moved from the Pierce store
milding into quarters across the
itreet from the old location.
Mrs. Edith Cause
'rominent Southport Woman
Died Saturday Afternoon
At Home Here
Following General Breakdown;
Mrs. Edith Gause Daniels,
nember of one of Southport's
ldest families, died Saturday afernoon
following a general
reakdown that had left her in a
ritical condition for the past
everal weeks. She was 69 years
The deceased was the widow of
t?e late Captain Joseph L. Danils,
Cape Fear River Pilot. She
i survived by one brother, Chas.
!. Gause; one step-son, Ed G.
>aniels, and one step-daughter,
Funeral services were conduc(Continued
on page four)
Pwo Pilots Make
Trip To Norfolk
Captain Tommie St. George
nd Bill Styron, members of the I
ape Fear Pilots Association, left j
unday morning for Norfolk i
board the 128-foot yacht "Para- j
The vessel lay over in the j
outhport harbor for several days j
,st week waiting for favorable
eather in which to continue her
ay north. She is the property
F Charles J. Davol, rubber goods j
lanufacturer, of Providence, R. j
Vomaris Club Will
Hold Flower Show
The annual flower show, spon- j
>red by members of the South- j
>rt Woman's Club, will be heldi
Wednesday, May 13, in the local j
Entries will be received until;
Don of the day for the show.,
he judges will award the ribjns
during the noon hour and
le public is invited to visit the
low during the afternoon.
The committee in charge is j
nxious to have entries from
/ery community in Brunswick
A Good Newsp
Y Southport, N.
Five Candidates 1
Enter The Race
M. L. Galloway To Run
Against R. I. Mintz For
Register Of Deeds; Mc- j
Keithan Opposes Sentelle;
Lewis For Commissioner
The announcement this week
of five candidates for nomination j
on the Democratic ticket in the
June primary has aroused considerable
R. I. Mintz, incumbent, has an
nounced that he will be a candidate
to succeed himself as Register
of Deeds, an office he has
held for the past 6 years. This
will mark his third campaign
battle for the office, as he was
appointed the first time to fill
the unexpired term of his brother,
the late Hamilton Mintz.
M. L. Galloway, automobile
salesman of Bolivia, also is a
candidate for the Democratic
nomination for this office. He is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Galloway,
O. A. Lewis is the first to announce
his candidacy for the
board of county commissioners.!
(Continued on Page 4)
T_ "fc f 1?
les is iviaue
ent Tax Collector For Brunsappointment
ent tax collector for Brunsi
resigned to accept appointat
the Shallotte post office,
State Highway Patrolman
Riddick will be in Southport
Saturday for the purpose of
disposing of routine matters in
connection with driver's licenses
and other traffic business.
Attention of motorists is
; called to the fact that all persons,
when they become 16years-of-age,
must secure a
! permit to drive for 30 days In
i company with a licensed opeI
rator of motor vehicles before
he will be granted his driver's
When he is in Southport,
headquarters for Patrolman
Riddick are in the office of
clerk of court in the Brunswick
Popular Southport High
School Student Died Last
Thursday Morning At
Brunswick County Hospital
Following Attack of
Charles Drew Watson, 15-yearold
son of Mrs. Bessie Watson J
and the late Isham E. Watson,
succumbed early Thursday mor- '
ning to an attack of pneumonia '
after being in a critical condition \
"* * *? D?n?aurinl/ nniintv hnsnitfl.1 *
clt U1C oiuiunibn WH4.V L
for several days.
The deceased was a popular '
student at Southport high school 1
where he took an active interest I
in athletics, dramatics and glee
(Continued on Page 1.) ,
Go To Belhaven
Several Southport shrimpers
left Tuesday for Belhaven, where
they will do some spring shrimping.
It has been several months
since any shrimp have been taken
At Camp Sapona
Between 60 and 75 CCC en- j
rollees from Monks Corner, S. C., j
reported to the local camp Tues- j
day. Around thirty of this num- J
ber are expected to be perma-1
nently assigned to this camp J
while the others will be transferred.
The camp at Monks Corner re-,
cently was discontinued.
taper In A Goo
C., Wednesday, April i
Hold Pre-School I
Clinics For All
County Schools c
VIrs. Lou H. Smith Makes
Report Of Pre-School Clinics
Month Of April At Six
P.-T. A. MEMBERS
GIVE CO-OPERATION *
All Children Who Will <
Start To School Next Fall r
Must Be Vaccinated v
Against Small Pox; ,i
This Should Be
Following is a report of pre-1t
school clinics held during the past, I
month by Mrs. Lou H. Smith, '
county nurse, and her assistant. ?
Pre-school clinics were held in J?
all six of the white schools in the ?
county during April by Mrs. Lou 5
H. Smith, county nurse.
The Southport clinic was held '
Monday, April 6th, with 20 children
and several mothers pres- t
ent. The little people to enter j ?
school next fall were entertained 1
by Principal C. A. Ledford and: <
the first grade teachers in the t
first grade rooms and on the j (
play grounds until 2 o'clock. ?
Then they came to the health
office and were inspected by Dr. .
William Dosher and the nurse,
then vaccinated for smallpox. '
Each one of these children that I
was found to have bad tonsils
or bad teeth were given a booklet
on teeth or tonsils.
(Continued on Page Four)
Funeral Services For Promi- 1
nent Southport Man Held
Saturday Afternoon At
Morehead City, His For- .
Captain W. M. Wells, prominent
Southport citizen, died early
Thursday morning at his home
here of pneumonia and other
complications. He was 68-yearsof
Captain Wells was a native of
Carteret county. For 48 years he
lived in Morehead City before he
moved here 6 years ago.
Since moving to Southport,
Captain Wells has been in the
fish and shrimp business. In the
summer time for the past 39
years he engaged in the passenger
business at Wrightsville Beach.
The deceased was a member of
the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows and the Charitable Brotherhood.
He was also one of the
older members of the Morehead 1
City Methodist church.
Surviving, in addition to his
widow, are the following chil(Continued
on page four)
In Willetts Suit
The suit of Willetts and oth- s
Brs against the Gulf Refining Co. t
ivas settled out of qourt last v
veek when damages totaling1
58,000 was paid residents of this 11
jounty involved in a wreck at c
lackies Creek bridge last fall.
R. E. Sentelle was associated f
vith Wright and Bellamy, of 11
Wilmington, as counsel for the. c
)laintiff. j b
Judge Peter Rourk
Judge Peter Rourk resigned
this (Wednesday) morning
as Brunswick County Recorder,
his resignation to be effective
today. This action
was taken because of his
Members of the board of
county commissioners in
special session here this afternoon
appointed Joe W.
Ruark, county solicitor, to
complete the unexpired term
of Judge Rourk.
The position of prosecuting
attorney for Recorder's Court
was offered S. B. Frink,
Southport attorney, who declined
because of his other
legal duties, and R. E. Sentelle
was appointed to replace
29th, 1936 PUBList
,ocal Audience |
>r. Ralph W. McDonald,
Candidate For The Democratic
Governor, Spoke Saturday
Noon In Courthouse
Continuing hia two-fisted atack
upon the North Carolina
ales tax, Dr. Ralph W. McDonald,
condidate for the Democratic
lomination for governor of North (
Carolina, spoke before a small
toon-day audience in the Bruns- j
vick county courthouse here Sat-'
Charging that the sales tax is
infair "because it places the tax,
>urden upon the shoulders of i
hose least able to pay," Dr. Mc- j
Donald presented figures to show!
hat the sales tax is not "the J
avior of North Carolina schools"
tnd that actually less money was
ippropriated for support of the
ichools of this state the year af;er
its passage than the year beore.
The year before the passage of
he sales tax, $17,300,000 was
ippropriated for support of the
ichools, he said, and a year latsr,
after the passage of the sales
ax, the appropriation was $15,i00,000.
The latter appropriation
ilso provided for the elimination j
(Continued On Page 4.)
county continue to move forward I
efficiently, according to Robert D.
Caldwell, district WPA direc- "
Twelve WPA projects are operating
in the county, Caldwell
said. A total of 427 persons are
at work. The projects and the
number at work on each are as
follows: 88 persons are employed
in the sewing rooms; Oyster
project 42; Franklin Square 27;
Drainage project 95; clerical 6;
sanitary project 12; library project
10; Southport Streets 19;
road improvement 70; moving |
school 18; EIRE teachers 1; ceme(Contlnued
on Page Four)
Announce Plans ,
For Demonstration 1
On April 29, at 2 o'clock in J
he afternoon in the Tide Water
Power Kitchen, Wilmington, Miss
Dickie Lee Lewis will give a ,
janning demonstration for home
igents and home demonstration
food leaders in New Hanover and 1
Miss Lewis presents in a very
practical, helpful way the newest 1
nethods in home canning of 1
fruits and vegetables. All food '
eaders of Brunswick county are 1
jrged to attend this meeting. L
1ED EVERY WEDNESDAY
For Representative ?
R. E. SENTELLE s
""ANNOUNCES ? Repre- a
sentative R. E. Sentelle has t
announced his candidacy ?
for the Democratic nomina-jt
tion to succeed himself asjt
Brunswick County Repre-1 d
sentative to the lower house |
of the North Carolina Gen- b
era! Assembly. c
T a ^ F
Held Monday, May 4; Mrs. *
or Office Of Mayor Of '
to be held Monday, May 4, ?
sed by the fact that two of f'
Mrs. J. A. Russ is seeking
Ava Milliken is running for j,
s Dr. E. D. Bishop, who was, f
named several months ago to |
succeed the late Dr. W. R. Goley
as mayor of Shallotte, is the j
second candidate for the position I (
All the members of the pres-1 j
ent board of aldermen are run- "
ning for re-election. They are: R.
D. White, W. L. Swain, A. B. j
Willis, A. W. Clemmons and L.
C. Tripp. In addition to Mrs. Milliken,
S. T. Russ also is a candi- j
Elliott Tripp, town treasurer, j
will be unopposed for re-election.!
A four-cornered fight looms for
the job as marshall. D. T. Long
will seek re-election, but will be c
opposed by Dought and Magnus 1
Tripp and Elbert Bowen. f
Much WPA Work|;
Still Going 0n>
Despite Recent Reductions c
More Than 500 Persons v
Still Are Employed By
WPA And Other Federal v
Agencies In This County f
Despite recent reductions in j
the number of persons at work, A
projects of the Works Progress! p
Administration in Brunswick |
Municipal Election Will Be
J. A. Russ Candidate F
Interest in the election
at Shallotte has been increa
the candidates are women,
election as mayor and Mrs.
the board of aldermen.
Campaign managers for two
of the three leading gubernatorial
candidates for the Democratic
nomination were named
during the past week.
While here Saturday Dr.
Ralph W. McDonald secured
E. C. Woodbury, Leland, and
H. W. Hood, Southport, to
manage his campaign in this
Cutler Moore was in town
Monday and secured J. W. Ruark,
Southport attorney, as
manager for Clyde Hoey. Mr.
Ruark will be assisted by W.
B. Keziah, newspaper man,
and M. B. Watkins, assistant
clerk of court.
S. B. Frink is Brunswick
county manager for Sandy
To Wind Up CornHog
D. C. Baker, chairman of the
itate corn-hog board, was a visior
in Brunswick county last
ireek and attended to some busi-,!
less pertaining to the corn-hog
ontracts in this county.
Final checks to participating
armers are expected to be deivered
within 60 days and the
" !?1 I
orn-hog association win uc un>anded.
The resignation of Judge
Rourk removed from duty a 1
man who has been active in
the affairs of the Democratic
party since the turn of the
century. He was elected sheriff
of the county in 1902 and
served for two terms. For
years he served as chairman
of the Brunswick County
Democratic Executive Com- 1
mittee. He was elected Judge 1
of the Brunswick County Be- I
corder's Court in 1980 and <
has served in that capacity i
since that time. i
No one has been named to i
succeed W. R. Holmes as delinquent
tax collector for ]
Brunswick County, but defi- i
nite action on this appoint- 1
ment probably will take I
place Monday. t
/lost Of The News
All The Time
$1.50 PER Y vR
he Republican Nominating
Convention Will Be Held
At Supply Saturday, The
Meeting To Begin At 10
O'clock In The Morning
/. C. DOWNING TO BE
recinct And Township Organization
To Be Perfected
And County Chairman
To Be Elected
Rmnsvviek countv Republicans
ill gather Saturday morning at
upply for an all-day political
onvention for the purpose of
ominating their party candidates
>r county and legislative offices.
W. C. Downing. Republican
longressional nominee from this
istrict, will be the principal
peaker. His address will begin
t. 12 o'clock.
There is considerable specula- "vJ
ion concerning probable nomilees.
It is generally agreed that
he nomination for sheriff will go
o C. W. Knox, of Bolivia, provi- .y,
led he will accept.
The names of three men have
teen prominently mentioned in
onnection with the nomination
or the office of Register of
)eeds. They are W. A. Kopp, of
lolivia, Clarence Jenrette, Longrood,
and H. L. Clemmons, Supily.
Names mentioned in connection
rith candidacy for nomination
or county commissioners are:
lailey King, Freeland, William
latthews, Ash, G. V. Smith, Ash,
i"rank Norris, Shallotte, Edgar
lolden. Supply, J. J. Loughlin,
louthport, Early M. Danford, Botvia,
F. L. Lewis, Southport and
Everett Holden, Shallotte.
Possible nominees for Recorder
nclude D. R. Johnson, Town
Ireek, J. A. Stanley, Shallotte, a
ormer Recorder of this county,
(Continued on Page 4)
Dver Camp Team
^>cal Nine Defeated CCC
Boys Saturday Afternoon
4 To 2; Fast Wilmington
Independent Team Won
Sunday Game From The
Camp Nine 15 To 10
A last Inning rally by the boys
>f Camp Sapona fell short Satirday
afternoon and the South>ort
town team scored a 4 to 2
dctory in the opening game of
Every man on the Southport
earn contributed at least one
iparkling play in an unusual
howing of defensive strength
or an early-season game. A pair
f circus catches by Thompson in
enter field and Spencer in left
/ere fielding features.
Bunting and D. I. Watson, each
/ith two hits, led the local ofensive.
Bullock hit a triple for
he Camp team.
Batteries for the Camp were:
latheson and Wagner; Southort:
Harper and Reece.
The Sunday afternoon game
(Continued on Page Four.)
Thursday, April 30
2:48 a. in. 9:24 a. m.
3:32 p. m. 9:30 p. m.
Friday, May 1
3:46 a. m. 10:09 a. m.
4:26 p. m. 10:40 p. m.
Saturday, May 2
4:41 a. m. 10:53 a. m.
5:13 p. m. 11:26 p. m.
Sunday, May 3
5:28 a. m. 11:33 a. m.
5:53 p. m.
Monday, May 4
5:09 a. m. 0:11 a. m.
5:31 p. m. 12:15 p. m.
Tuesday, May 5
5:48 a. m. 0:54 a. m.
7:07 p. m. 12:54 p. m.
Wednesday, May 6
7:25 a. m. 1:36 a. m.
7:41 p. m. 1:33 p. m.
Following is the tide table
Tor Southport daring nw next
week. These hoars are approximately
correct and were tarnished
The State Port Pilot
through the courtesy of the
Cape Fear Pilot's Association.
High Tide Low Tide