Paint Brush In
Use At Beach
Long Beach Residents Have
Gone In Extensively For
Painting And Fixing Up
Cottages This Month
A hurried trip to Long Beach
this week showed conclusively
that the folks over there have
become aware of the value of
the paint brush. They are mov
ing in rapidly and both profes
sional and amateur house paint
ers are swabbing away.
Among the houses now being
painted are those of Ed Baucom,
a year-round resident and store
operator; Mr. Burns of Golds
boro; B. G. French, Lumberton;
I. C. Jordan, real estate opera
tor of Crescent Beach, S. C., who
has his own cottage at Long
Beach; H. T. St. George, South
port; Solicitor Ertyle Carlyle,
Lumberton; R. F. Plaxco, South
port; Ed Stott, Spring Hope;
Jesse P. White, Oxford.
Folks who are now engaged in
building or finishing the building
of new homes, and incidently
painting them, are V. M. Clem
mons, Greensboro; J. C. Taylor,
Charlotte; J. A. DeVane, Fay
etteville; Robert Jenrette, Winns
boro, S. C.; Lacy T. Johnson,
Thomasville; Dr. W. Carey Hedg-J
peth, Lumberton; Bili Fetts, San
ford; Congressman C. B. Deane,
When it comes to the folks
who are placing material or
otherwise making preparations to
build a long list could be com
piled. Likewise there is a siz
able list of folks moving in for
the summer, and this is a list
that will grow every day.
New Club Project
Prizes Will Be Offered By
Local Demonstration Club
For Improvements Shown
In Public Grounds About
At the last regular meeting
the Southport Demonstration Club
decided on a program of beauti
cation of church and other pub
lic grounds for the year. Prizes
will be given to the first and
second best accomplishments in
the way of improvement to
church grounds. The same ap
plies tp waterfront sections of
the town that are public or priv
The club will also ask all home
I have been appointed Rabies Inspector for Smith
ville Township and will be at the Southport Fire Station
Monday, Wednesday and Friday until further notice to
vaccinate dogs in accordance with the State Law.
THE FEE IS $1.00 Per ANIMAL
OTTO HICKMAN, Rabies Inspector
3.6-hp. Single DeLuxe 1948 Models.
MANY NEW FEATURES
KING'S ELECTRICAL SALES CO.
SHALLOTTE, N. G.
Entry Forms For
Substantial Cash Prizes Be
ing Offered For Several
Kinds Ot" Salt-Water Fish
Taken During Season Of
Brunswick county sportsmen
and visiting fishermen who de
sire to enter the 1948 Annual
George Rupert Fishing Contest
may obtain entry blanks and
rules under which they may en
ter their catches by applying tc
W. B. Keziah at the State Port
The contest, which will be
carried through December 31
1948, requires no entry fee. II
Is open to all anglers, regardless
of sex or age.
All of the prizes are for salt
Seven prizes will be awardec
on each species of fish, these
prizes ranging from $100.00 dowr
to $10.00. These prizes will be
paid on each of the following
varieties of saltwater fish:
Amberjack, barracuda, black
fish-tautog, oluefish, channel bass
cod, dolphin, fluke, king macker
el, sailfish, sea bass, snook, strip
ped bass, swordfish, tarpon, tuna
weakfish-sea trout, white mar
Incidently, two of the nine
judges in this contest are gooii
personal friends of Mr. Keziah
They are J. Hammond Brown ol
Baltimore, outdoor editor of the
Baltimore News Post and presi
dent of the Outdoor writers As
sociation of America, and Allar
Corson, fishing editor of the
owners and other property own
ers to keep their grounds in as
good order as "possible, this from
both a health and beautlfication
standpoint. It is expected that
this summer will see a record
number of visitors here and it
is to the interest of the town
and its people that everything
should present as good an ap
pearance as possible.
Mrs. Josie Easley is chairman
of the committee that will look
after this beautificatlon program.
She and the entire club will
appreciate public cooperation.
The Federal Trade Commission
was established by an act of Con
gress in 1914.
j 1947 Leaf Crop
Was Biggest In
Production Last Year Up 47
Per Cent From 1935-39
Average; 18 Per Cent
! More flue-cured tobacco was
produced throughout the world
last year than in any other 12
months in history, reports C.
Brice Ratchford, Extension farm
management specialist at State
I Quoting figures released re
cently by the Foreign Agricul
tural Relations Office of the U.
S. Department of Agriculture,
j Mr. Ratchford said the total 1947
'flue-cured crop reached 1,824,
j 000,000 pounds, exceeding the
previous record, set in 1946, by
i The 1947 production, he con
itinued, was 18 per cent greater
than the 1945 crop and 47 per
cent larger than the 1935-39
I Countries showing an increase
in 1947 production over the pi-e
nvious year were Italy, China,
j Southern Rhodesia, Australia,
| New Zealand, and the Union of
j South Africa. Countries showing
j a slight decrease were the Unit
led States, Canada. India, and
Brazil, the Canadian reduction
I having been caused by an early
Production in virtually all coun
tries in 1947 was considerably
higher than in 1945 and preced
ing years, Mr. Ratchford said.
Of the total crop of 1,824,000,
000 pounds, the United States
produced 1,331,346,000 pounds. Se
icond largest producer was China,
? followed by Canada, India, and
I Southern Rhodesia.
New REA Lines
Distribution Lines To Be
Followed By Construction
Of Feeder Line At Early
Construction of distribution
lines to unserved areas in Bruns
wick and Columbus Counties is
now in progress, according- to an
article in "Tell-O-Watt," news
bulletin of the Brunswick Elec
tric Membership Corporation.
The article in full follows:
"The contractor is now at work
building distribution lines to un-,
served areas. Construction of our
transmission line (feeder line)
from Whiteville to Shallotte with
new sub-stations, one near Pleas
ant Plains in Columbus County
and one at Shallotte, will be un
"During this construction per
iod. there will be times when it
will be necessary to interrupt
service for short periods while
changing conductor, switches, etc. j
and new connections are made. |
"This may happen between,
9:30 and 11:30 a. m. or 2 and,
4:30 p. m. It is ... . necessary |
to' get new equipment and lines
in service to provide ample ca-j
pacity and voltage regulations (
for our entire system, giving us
the most modern and up-to-date
system known to engineers to
The REA is starting on a great
expansion program in this sec
In Bv One Sow
CERRO GORDO, April 19,?
Nearly one thousand dollars
worth of hogs have been market
ed in one year from two litters
of pigs farrowed by one sow on
the farm of O. H. Williamson,
local livestock producer. To be
exact, the figure is $950 in In
come from the two litters from
the sow which is now mothering
the third litter.
Mr. Williamson raises the
greater portion of his feed on
his own farm.
Feature Of NCEA Gather
ing Is Dr. Erwin's Ad
vocacy Of 25 Million For
Asheville, April 17.?A quietly
determined group of teachers, in
tent on getting higher salaries
and a special session of the Gen-1
eral Assembly, packed up and
headed homeward today after in
stalling Mrs. Lucille Allen, as
vice-president of the North Caro
lina Education Association.
A. C. Dawson, Jr., of Southern
Pines, was unopposed for the
presidency. He had served as vice
president during the past year.
Long before noon, one of the
quietest NCEA conventions of
recent years was over. The three
day session had run along predic
ted lines, with emphasis placed
on obtaining higher teacher sal
aries, a special session of the As
sembly and reduction in teacher
load in the classrooms.
Generally considered as the big
Flood Plan To
Quinerly Leaves For Wash
ington To Confer With
Congressmen On Wacca
maw River Project
J. P. Quinerly left today for
Washington, D. C., where he will
consult with North Carolina con-j
gressmen on the Waccamaw Riv- j
er flood control project which
has been promoted by the Farm
Mr. Quinerly will meet Senat-1
ors William B. Umstead and Clyde
R. Hoey and Representative J.
Bayard Clark tomorrow in an
effort to obtain early action on
the flood control plan.
Anticipating a favorable report
from Army engineers, Farm Bu-j
gest surprise of the convention I
was State Superintendent of i
Public Instruction Clyde Erwin's
advocacy, on the opening night]
of the session, of a $2,400 mini
mum salary for qualified teach
ers and a $25,000,000 state ap-l
propriation for school buildings.
reau leaders are endeavoring to
lay the groundwork for congres
Will Hear Isaac
RALEIGH, April 19.?Charles
M. Isaac of Washington, D. C.,
will be the keynote speaker at
the opening session of the 46th
annual convention cf the North
Carolina Merchants Association
to be held in Asheville on May
17-18, it is announced by Willard
L. Dowell, executive vice presi
dent and secretary of the asso
Isaac, manager of ^
| tic Distribution D^pir V
I the Chamber of Com^
United States, will j^1
topic "The Important/'
tribution in our Ecow
During World \vIT>
! more than doubled u, '
i of wheat, barley anj ^
| About 96 percent of ?
I clans in the United jy
Recruiting officers ^
tne Wnlteville post 0f(^ j
and Tuesday an.l may b>
No Waiting... No Delay
KING'S ELECTRICAL SALES (J
SHALLOTTE, N. C.
We have gone to considerable
trouble and expense to install this
equipment for the convenience of
motorists in this area who will be
required to make adjustments in
order to meet requirements of the
Have Your Auto Inspected While The
LANE IS HERE NEXT WEEK
"This is something which must be done this year,
andtyou might as well do the work while it is conven
ient. We will be glad to help you get your car in vshape
for fhe test.
G. E. HUBBARD, Proprietor
Southport, N. C.
TO All Beer and Wine Dealers
Of Brunswick County
Your License expires April 30, 1948, and your ap
plication has to be filed with me and presented to the
Board of County Commissioners for their approval.
They only have one more meeting this month, on Mon
day, April 19th. In order for you to continue selling
Beer and Wine after the 30th of this month you must
have your applications filed between now and the next
meeting of the Board of County Commissioner s.
CLERK TO THE BOARD
HAS YOUR OLD BED
If you have made your own bed hard?
you still do not have to sleep in it. Let us in
We can make your old mattress into an
Innerspring Mattress at less than one-half
the cost of a new one.
We can make over your old cotton mattresses
BAREFOOT MATTRESS CO.
A Brunswick County Business
LELAND, N. G.
AUTO . . LIABILITY . . FIRE . . COLLISION
LIFE . . HOSPITALIZATION
J. B. HEWETT
? Insurance of All Kinds ?
SHALLOTTE, - - - NORTH CAROLINA
WE TOP THEM ALL!
Ford Cyclone Lock Shingle. This is the shingle you
have been looking for. Rides out the most severe wind
storms, yet costs no more.
36 - Months To Pay
R. B. WARREN, General Contractor
ROOFING ? ASBESTOS SIDING ? PAINTING
Cement and Brick Work
Dial 2-0129 ? WILMINGTON, N. C. ? 210 S. 9th St.
J. E. PINNER, Agent
PHONE 3256 SOUTHPORT, N. C.
NO W IN PROGRESS
Home & Garden
Continues Through Saturday, April 24 Here Is
Your Opportunity To Make It Possible For You And
Members Of Your Family To Enjoy Greater Farm
r ' - 1
And Home Comfort At Less Cost.
SHALLOTTE TRADING CO
Hobson Kirby, Prop. SHALLOTTE, N. C.
"This is a New Politi
cal Era?a time for
New Ideas and New
New Goals ..."
Health, Wealth and
Welfare, North Cai
lina must reach
least the National
R. MAYNE ALBRIGHT
CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR
The Man Who Says It
And Means It!
Lawyer . . . Overseas Veteran World War II
Former State Employment Service Director
7 Years Experience as a N. C. State Official
Young (38)?But Experienced? Progressive ? But Sound
Democrat ? Independent of Machine or Faction
For "Planned Progress and Glean Politics"
VOTE RIGHT'FOR ALBRIGHT
Campaign Headquarters?Hotel Sir Walter ? Raleigh, N. C.