THE BEAUFORT NEWS BEAUFORT. N. C.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 1941
LAST STOP ON
WAY TO BANKS
U. S- Mailboat Goes
From There To
Moon Valley And Blackbeard's Castle At Springers Point
On Ocracoke Island Sold To Norfolk Resident Last Week
The community of Atlan
tic, a fishing village on Core
Sound, situated at the termi
nus of U. S. Route 70, is the
last place on the mainland
before boarding 'he I'.
Mailboat "AIet& ' operated
bv (7a pt. Wilbur Nelson.
Which makes a round trip
daily from Ocracoke. This
lU'i'ivs-ivf community, home "I
the Morris family, the Fu'h'Iums.
the Hills, the .Vdsons, the M.is..n.
an. I ot'rvv i tho hu-rr.-t i:i Has:
Fit many year? while A'ivt
iwrts of Carteret wove h;:n.ar fov
I...", r i il :, ;iti.ii'al I'.'fi
la r tie anil the i-i-pio there ha
po.-d ehooK That i one th::.
al. -ut the people of that, cmitmur
l,.t- K,t;pvt in c liH'ation an
ir..:iy .-uccessful ivh '' staa'
; : : r.aVon first saw !'.!;t r s'-r-t
r -. ir i-hiU'.hooil in Atlar.t.e.
it is hvnted "it Cue S v.r.d and
ft!'- many years was a lii fin-alt I'.'i't
tc reach with any exeei-t very shal
. draft boats. A few years ajro
the prominent citizens of that com
mer'ty, headed by Capt. Jim Mor
ught a harbor of sufficient
le; h to tako care of the fishing
fie. operating out of Drum Inlet
at i rtain seasons and in Core
Sei 1 at all times of the year.
TV. igh the close cooperation of
tentative Graham A. harder..
the V. S. District Engineer and
('a' --ret County, the harbor, one
of the finest for the purpose it
ser-.cs, alimv the t-oast today, was
erei-.ted thivuirh a WTA project.
Although the skeptics were dub
ious about creating harbor at At
lantic, the comniu
!y became a Iv-'i. V:
but for hundred-;
- f w npcratinsr in
! r.-.uks, M.!" u:
f d;uv for v
; . !-m"ii aoiujr t
... Ocraoko for t
r humiiij?, a urrutt iv.ai'y "
en also base in the o.mmutr'y
" -hm- at Drum InVt for cliannel
ass, 'dues and other siiecies of
;ish and durinsr the (rumiing sea--on
hunt wild ducks and tfcese on
nearby waters or deer and other
came on the mainland.
Atlantic has many distinguished
sons who have made their mu'k in
(he world. One of the best knowr
in North Carolina is Special Sti
"orii r Court Judge Luther Hamil
ton, born in the community but:
now a resident of Morehead City.
Best known citizen of the com
munity today (and tlie political
leader there for many, many years
is Capt. James R. Morris, who with
his sons, Cecil and Rrantloy, op
t rate a successful nu-ivhantil'-bushes,
and ore ajrcit.-- for S;an.l-
i a Oil Corw.tn-. They nN Ivm-
Most prominent and widely
ni'n st-afoo;! dealer in Atlantic
,s Clayton Fulcher and the most
modem stow operated there i
v,..,t rf Winston Hill. Each .if
o elaces of busir.es
the harbor front from which
U. S. Mailboat "Aleta" leaves
. , , . .n c T frt ri,
a.iv at 1 o'ciock tt..io
just a few
::h Hay off
i . .
! Old Landmark And 300 rW- $l I ft U
FOR APPROX,UTELV " ' .'&22ft9 'Il
7T iTT ITn Kf-P the end I said more than 400 bushels were
seed should be sown befoiethe en.il
of this week if the fanner b i-;j - - purchased for 40 cents
get highest ytelds. sown afte e J . broaJcast oyer
September 1. turnips fail to make a 1
near., guvu were pse,
tu -n;:fl nmduction Of
A lie auwi;jjAM I
this vegetable requires good land
in the best of condition. If pos
sible, all barnyard manure avail
able should be scraped up and
spread on the land before the seed
In supplving the State College
dairy herd with turnips, Ruffner
Experiments have shown that
the Purple Top variety produces
best yields. The State College man
also said that 15 pounds of crim
son clover seed per acre have been
sowed with the turnips.
However, he went on, the grow
or clover he desires to 30w with
the turnips. He stressed likewise
that turnips will not interfere with
the stand of clover or grass.
In feeding the turnips, Ruffne
suggested that they be put in a box
and cut up. This may be done eas
ily through the use of a shovel, hs
"It is of utmost importance that
thj turnips be seeded at once," the
dairyman re-emphasized, "or good
However, ne :, i - ,
er may choose any kind of grass yielos will not be forthcoming.
Last Stop On Mainland Before Boarding Mailboat For
Ocracoke Island And The Cape Hatteras
FOR APPROXIMATELY $5,
5G0, Springers Point, better known
to summer visitors at Ocracoke as
the location of Moon Valley, a
good place to court, and Elack
beard's Castle, a good place to see
"ghosts" was sold last week by its P
owner, Wallace Springer, to Sam
uel G. Jones, president of Berkeley
Machine Works in Norfolk. Mr.
Springer did not divulge the price
he received for the property which
not only includes a few acres of
highest land on the island but
some 300 or more acres including
all the beachland from near Ocra
coke Village to Ocracoke Inlet.
Atlantic With Its Progressive Merchants, Its Excellent
Harbor and Its Seafood Industry, Is One of the Most
Active and Progressive Communities On
Mr. Jones plans, according to
Mr. Springer, to restore the old
buildir., parts of which was once
the reputed hang-out of Edward
Teach, better known a "Black-
beard the Pirate." Near'jy
Tcach's Hole where the mfamou
and bheided by Lieutenant Rob-
r-rt M.ivnarrt aboard a Colonial
Sloop of War
fx r 1 w
pn into Carolina &"TmJi
Colonial waters aitcr ij""
when Governor Charles Eden fail.
A In loo his depredations. Ph.vto
and cut courtesy Elizabeth City
For Winter Greens
RAl.KICH, A u jr.
fa! su-n-U.'s cf v:iir
-wiivi' in the
No-1 'i C.ii-olina :
o'r.j.'ct ivc of a
';' .iiii'h.ed by tlu1 -Wi.rki'rs
J. dm W. (looiima
tor of the N. C.
t. iisi.m Service.
. pc cord in a: t-.
!. a-isis-tant dire.
:itc Collcse F.s--
jruid.', the hovticultv.rist
rape and kale for all sec-
State; mustard an.1
for the Eastern tnu
. ; collard pliui'-.
; :; sots for t:ie
: ?i ; i..wer ?i"d:nr.t
;,.! . and carrots ff.
! var'"v;- partf
f. theCotal P'.: :r. .
tions cf tl
ink" '. .
The U. S. Department of Agri
ulture has announced that the
-lenalty rate on 1941 cotton mar.
kcted in excess of the farm mark
eting quota will be seven cents e
Blessed with a climate that
makes It possible to grow vegeta
bles the year around in most ser-
..,,. Wutod tiens. North Carolina could easi.y
grow plenty of greens to Keep- ira
people supplied with these diet es
sentials duing the fall and winter.
H. R. Niswonger, extension rtor
ticulturist, has prepared for dis
tribution to every farm family in
formation which lists vegetables
suitable for winter gardens, best
atieties, planting dates, amounts
if seed needed, maturity dates,
nd seed cost.
,v:- . u'k,red that t!v
wiv.te- 'Vetah';. c.-iapa:..!!V is be-1
a-jr eondaL.-'.ei! in i . spav.se a :i iv-j
ii'aest from M. L. Wiisoti. director
of extension for the Ci SI Departs- j
mnt of Agriculture.;.
The tremendous campaign fn
this State will be conducted by
Aorkers of the foibwinsr agricul
tural and welfare agenries :. Fa rot
Security Administration-, AAA,
Soil Conservation Service, WP.,
Bureau of Agricultural. Economic
S:ate Vocational Education Le
partm'nt, and the Extension Sur-v:ce.
As Feed For Cows
j RALEIGH, Aug. 21. The im
! mediate planting of turnips to help
j supply feed for North Carolina
j cows is being urged' by R. H. Ruf-
l'ner, head of the Animal Industry
' Department of N..C. Stat College,
j Actually, he pointed out, the
STOP AWHILE IN OUR COMMUNITY
Try The Sports Fishing At Drum Inlet or the Waterfowl
Hunting Near Atlantic
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL FISH DEALER
Atlantic North Carolina
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With Connecting Carriers We
Wahab Village Hotel Is Finest Equipped Hostelry Along
Outer Banks Of North Carolina And Is The Nearest Place
To Ocean For Vacationists Going Down To Ocracoke Island
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OUR ORGANIZATION STANDS SOLIDLY
BEHIND ALL PROGRESSIVE
OCRACOKE AND THE OUTER BANKS
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
Rate You Freight Via The Old Mullet Line
j::fe:ili'iaai':i'i'"'lH ;''1'1' '''
117 1 1.1 k d ril I AT.F Hntpl near the OC
like any other building on the outside but on
terior furnishings ot this popular piacc
go to Ocracoke Island is cf nautical design,
established by R. S. Wahab and in the same
where moviei are thown twice weemy. ... -
ing room. A feature of the dining room, if a large r
uisd a. a .erving table. (Beaufort Newt Photo).
;an beach on Ocracoke Island looks almost
u vtnwnf ; s 4ifffi-pnt storv. The in
IlliVllU. o " "
vacationists and sportsmen to live when they
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resembling a yacht clue, ine noiei was
building is located the Wahab Theatre
Clvde Willi manage the hotel and operate the din-
eplica of a cruiser burting out of the wall, which i
Mentic 1 last Carolina Railway Company
"THE OLD MULLET LINE"
H. P. EDWARDS, Pres.
EDWARD R. BUCHAN, Vice Pres.