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    CARTERET COUNTY
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A Merger o! THE EEAUFORT NEWS (Established 1912) and THE TWIN CITY TIMES (Established 1936)
38th YEAR N0.19.
BEAUFORT AND MOREHEAD CITY, NORTH CAROLINA TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1948
PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
Mews
Health Office Investigates
Complaints on Dixie Dairy
Defendant Waives
Hearing in Case
On Counterfeiting
Norman C. Oitaway Faces
Trial on Charge of Pass
ing Bogus Bills
Norman C. Ottaway, Holly Ridge,
will be tried-in the next term of
federal court, New Bern, on a
charge of passing bogus $20 bills,
Cpi. V. L. tjpruill, head of the Car
teret county state highway patrol
reported last night.
Ottaway, held by authorities at
New Bern last week, and then re
leased for lack of sufficient evi
dence, was arrested Saturday
morning at his home by Corporal
Spruill, Cpl. H. C. Johnson of the
Jacksonville Highway patrol, and
R. W. Dickinson of the secret ser
vice. wttaway waived hearing Sunday
night before federal commission
er, Mrs. Matilda H. Turner, New
Bern.
five phoney $20-bills were found
in this area last weekend. One
was passed at Mansfield service
station, another at the dog race
track, one at the Carolina Tele
phone and Telegraph office, More
head City, and two at New Bern.
The bogus bills are known to be
part of an output of several years
ago in the New York area. Federal
authorities destroyed most of the
counterfeit production before the
war but a certain amount was
known to be out. -
The bills that could not be lo
cated are the ones filtering into
this section now, investigators say.
. .' Ottaway was picked up after au
thorities had gained additional
evidence against him.
10 Meat Markets
i f n hi
in louniy nate a
The sanitary ratings of meat
markets of Carteret county as re
leased by the county , health depart
ment in Beaufort, appear below.
A. D. Fulford, senior sanitarian,
Inspected the markets. The ratings
r,f the hotels and restaurants were
published in Friday's NEWS
TIMES. Dr. N. Thomass Ennett, county
health officer, said that the local
eating places have, in general,
raised their standards. The re
port was a quarterly statement
covering half of the county's
hotels, restaurants, and meat mark
ets. Of the 24 meat markets in the
county inspected in the past quar
ter, covering April, May and June,
10 had "A" ratings, 13 had "B"
and one had "C."
The meat market ratings are:
Potter's Grocery, Beaufort, 92.0;
L. & W. Food Store, Morehead
City, 91.5: Lindsev Guthrie Gro
cery, Morehead City, 91.0; Dave
Lewis Grocery, Morehead City, 91.
0; City Grocery, Morehead City, 91.
0.
A & P Grocery, Morehead City,
90.5; Chadwick's Grocery, Harkers
Island, 90.5; City Grocery, Beau
fort, 90.5; Atlantic Beach Grocery,
Atlantic Beach, 90.5; Freeman
Bros. Grocery, Morehead City, 90.0.
Broad Street Grocery, Beaufort,
86.0; S & P Grocery, Beaufort. 86.0;
M. T. Owens, Beaufort, 84.5; Strick
land's Grocery, Morehead City, 82.
0; Luther Smith Grocery, Morehead
City, 81.0. 4
'Willis Grocery, Morehead City,
81.0; Reams' Grocery, Morehead
City. 81.0; Willis Grocery, More
head City, 81.0; Chadwick's Gro
cery, Smyrna, 80.5; Connors Gro
cery, Harlowe, 80.0. .
Garner's Grocery, Morehead Ci
ty, 80.0r Hill's Grocery, Newport,
80.0; Taylor's Grocery, Harlowe,
80.0; Bryant's Grocery, Bettie, 78.0.
Mew Nurse Eegins Work
With HeaLh Department
Mrs. Mildred Louise Spivey, Bet
tie, began work this week as a
public health nurse with the Car
teret County Health department.
Mrs. Spivey, who has Just com
pleted an orientation course in
public health nursing at Goldsboro,
has served the past several years
- as anesthetist at Rex hospital, Ra
Stale Agriculture Department Reports Milk 'Above
Minimum Standard Health Officer Says
To investigate complaints receiv
ed at the county health depart
ment on milk distributed by Dixie
Dairy Products, incorporated,
Morehead City, Dr. N. Thomas En
nett, health officer, recently called
a meeting of county and town of
ficials and H. P. Scripture, man
ager of the dairy.
According to reports on dairies
from the State Agriculture depart
ment which were reviewed at the
meeting, Dixie Dairy milk "rated
much above the minimum stand
ard . . . particularly as to butter
fat and low bacteria count." Dr
F.nnett said in a statement from
the health department today.
"No sample was below the mini
mum butter fat requirement, and
only one sample was above the
minimum bacteria count," conti
nued the health officer. All other?
were much below ibe minimum r
quirement as to bacteria ... In
any series of milk examinations
from any dairy it is common for
one or more of them to show 8
high bacteria count," he comment
ed.
Recent complaints about the
milk distributed by the Morehea(
City dairy have been that the milk
went out in dirty bottles, that it
was of inferior quality, and it was
sour when delivered.
Mr. Scripture answered these
questions and explained the rea
sons for occasional cause of com
plaint to the satisfaction of the
health department, Dr. Ennett said,
and also to the satisfaction of the
following officials who attended
the meeting: Dr. K. P. B. Bonner,
chairman of the county board of
health, L. W. Hassell, mayor of
Beaufort, 0. W. Dill, Jr., mayor
of Morehead Oty, and a. v. Ful
fordT sanitaria '.
Dr. Ennett's report of the meet
ing appears here in full:
"Some of the complaints were
quite general and not susceptible
to a specific answer. Others were
specific, such as; milk in dirty
bottles, impure milk, watered milk,
small cream-line, bad taste or fla
vor, sour milk, etc.
' After enumerating the various
complaints, an effort was made to
find the basis for these complaints.
The first thing investigated wps
the records on file in the Health
Department Offices of the milk la
boratory examinations. Since the
Carteret County Health Depart
ment Office has no milk laboratory
of its own these examinations were
made by the State-District Milk
Laboratory in the Craven County
Health Department. (Samples for
examination are collected by the
local Health Department Sanitari
an at irregular times, purposely,
from the dairy plant, the dairy
truck, and the retailer'. There were
11 such examinations made by the
District Laboratory covering the
period from January 1,1948 to July
1, 1948.
"In addition to the reports nn
the amoles examined for the
Health Department, (samples are
also colected by the State Agricul
ture Department, from the various
J.T. Davenport, R.T. Willis Began
Morehead' s First Wholesale Grocery
By F. C. Salisbury
Back in 1911, J. T. Davenport
and R. T. Willis formed a part
nership for the conducting of a
wholesale grocery business in this
city. Mr. Davenport came to More
head City from Pamlico county in
1906 and opened a general store
In the building now occupied by
the Service Center, disposing of
his stock some five years later.
R. T. Willis who had been in
business for aeveral years had
just disposed of this stock bf mer
chandise to Frank and John Kline
when he formed the partnership
with Mr. Davenport
A two story wooden building
was erected by the firm on a lot
opposite the power plant for the
housing of their business. Later,
a one story addition was built on
the east side of the main structure
which was rented to Joe B. Lewis
who' for several years manufactur
ed a line of soft drinks.
After a few months time, Mr.
Willis withdrew from the firm to
return to the retail business. He
erected the two-story brick block
now occupied by Theodore Econo
mon. This wai the first brick
building in the 700 block. , Mr.
Willis conducted his business at
this location for nearly twenty
yean before moving back to bit
former and present location.
dairies of the state, including Dixie
Dairy, and these reports from the
Agriculture Department were fur
nished to the respective Local
Health Departments. The report
rather than rising to the top as
from the Agriculture, on Dixie
Dairy, on file in the Local Health
Department, was submitted at the
meeting along with the reports
from the District Milk Laboratory.
All of these renorts were compared
with the Milk Ordinance rrqui'e
ment, adopted by the Local Health
Department, for grade A pasteur
ized milk; and it was found ihM
the Dixie Dairy milk rated much
above the minimum standard of
the Milk Ordinance nnrl icii'arlv -s
to butter fat and low bacteria
count. No sample was below the
minimum butter fat requirement,
and only one sample was above
the minimum bacteria count. All
others being much below the mini
mum requirement as to bnptcria
As a matter of information we
might add that in any scries of
milk examinations it is common
for one or more of them to show a
high bacteria count, even from the
best of dairies.
"In connection with milk being
sent out in dirty bottles, Mr.
Scripture admitted that this con
dition did occur at intervals, even
though he made eery effort to
prevent it; he. however, promised
to re-double his efforts nlon this
line. He called attention to the
fact though, that many consumers
seem to pay little attention to the
requirement that they, the con
sumers, return the milk bottles
clean. He said that some consu
mers actually use the milk bottles
as containers for other substances
some bottles being returned Tvith
evidences that paint, varnish, etc.,
had been put in them.
"As to the taste of the milk, the
fact was brought out that at cer
tain seasons of the year pastures
may contain young onions, garlic,
sour weed, etc., and that this flavor
or taste was carried over into 1h
milk, though it in no way effected
the purity of the milk. (The milk
ordinance has no regulation gov
erning the taste of milk due to
pasteurage).
"In the discussion it was brought
out that old milk, on a few occas
sions, had been shipped to the
Dixie Dairy, but the facj that it
was old had not been discovered
by the dairy before the milk w.ts
distributed. However, it appeared
that the most frequent cause of the
consumer getting old or soured
milk was due to a condition be
yond - the control of the Dixie
Dairy; for instance, the milk truck
might deliver the milk in good con
dition, but the housewife would
allow the milk to stand on the
doorstep for several hours before
being put in the refrigerator; in
other instances the milk in crates
brought to the retail merchant
were oftened allowed to sit on the
floor unduly lone before being
placed in the refrigeration box; in
another instance.' the householder
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Wholesale Grocery 1911
Following the moving of Mr.
Davenport to Sanford some twenty-five
years ago the Davenport
building was taken over by the
late J. C. Helms who for several
years operated a wholesale grocery
and fruit , business. Later , the
building was converted into ga
Cash, Revolver
Taken from Home
Police Undertake Search
For Denton B. Thaves,
Transient Printer
Police in both Morehead City
and Jacksonville are searching to
day for Denton B. (Dugan) Thaves,
printer, who is reported to have
stolen approximately $16 and a 32
Colt automatic from the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Simmons, 7th
and Bridges street, late Sunday af
ternoon. Thaves, who was rooming at the
Simmons home, left there Tues
day morning to go to Jacksonville
where he is reported by Billy Ar
thur, publisher of the Jackson
ville paper, to have stolen $123
cash from the office early Satur
day evening.
Mrs. Simmons said today that
Thaves returned to her home, a
second floor apartment, while she
and Mr. Simmons were out Sun
day. He took his clothes, a purse
containing about $13, their child's
piggy bank which contained about
$3, the revolver and a box of bul
lets, she reported.
Thaves, who was seen in More
head City Sunday night, may still
be in this locality, according to
authorities.
He came here Friday a week
ago from Staunton, Va., stated
Lockwood Phillips, publisher of
THE NEWS-TIMES, for whom
Thaves worked for Ihree davs.
At the end of that time the
printer left, telling the Simmons
that he had been "transferred" to
Jacksonville to work at the Onslow
News and Views.
Mr. Arthur said that Thaves
was left alone in the shop Satur
day to finish some work and it was
then that, he probably broke
through two doors leading to the
front office. There he found the
key to the cash drawer and renoov-
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Lions Club Hopes
To Start Auxiliary
Lions of Morehead City decided
at their meeting Friday night in
the Hotel Fort Macon to establish
a ladies' auxiliary if their wives
are interested.
A speaker from the Kinston
Lions auxiliary will explain re
quirements and the plans for or
ganization at a Lions club ladies'
night in the near future.
In addition to their auxiliary
project, the men are investigalhg
possibilities of providing night
lighting at Wade Brothers ball
park.
They will meet the Junior Cham
ber of Commerce ball team on the
Wade diamond at 5 o'clock tomor
row evening.
Rumor Reported False
Rumors that Harvev Smith,
Beaufort, was kiled over the
weekend in a plane crash weie re
ported today to be wi'.muf foun
datinn.
rage and was conducted as uch
until the building was torn down,
Through the generosity of the: late
Charles S. Wallace the property
was given to the local Boy Scouts
ts a place for their meetings the
second floor being converted' into
an assembly ball for the boyi v
Gov. R. Gregg Cherry to Address
Conservation Board Next Tuesday
White Oak Men
To Sell Leaf On
Georgia Market
Farmers of White Oak township,
Carteret county, will leave the last
of this week to sell their tobacco
on the Georgia-Florida market
which opens tomorrow, B. J. May,
production marketing administra
tor, announced today.
Other opening dates for the
markets arc as follows: border belt
(South Carolina and southeastern
North Carolina), Aug. 3; East Ch
rolina belt (Goldsboro, Rocky
Mount, Kinston), Aug. 19; middle
belt (Durham section), Sept. 2,
and old belt (Piedmont and west
ern section), Sept. 13.
Measuring of tobacco acreage in
the county is just about complete,
Mr. May reported. Approximate
ly 1,700 acres arc being grown
by Carteret farmers. The allot
ment is 1,722. Last year's allot
ment was 2.400. Twenty-two hun
dred acres were planted then, 500
more than this year.
Several farmers overplanted
their allotment but these fields
have been destroyed, Mr. May s;iid,
making it possible for the county
to stay within the 1,722 limit.
Men who assisted in tobacco
measuring are Gus Lancaster, Jr.,
Beaufuort RFD. W. .1. Hardesty,
Harlowe, Y. Z. and Harry O. Sim
mons, Newport, Horace C. Morris,
Stella, and Roy T. Norris, New
port.
Spot checkers, (those who re
chok4.ttie atinal iwww.
ments) were Mr. Norris, Mr Lan
caster, and Mr. Hardesty. Mr. May
checked excess acreage.
Mrs. Grant Lewis, of Marshall
berg, who for 10 years worked in
the AAA office, has left to work at
Beaufort Fisheries, beginning Aug
1, Mr. May reported.
Because of a cut in the budget
her position will not be filled at
present, the administrator added.
Auto left Case
Heard by Mayor
The case of McDonald Carraway,
Havelock, charged yesterday aft
ernoon in Morehead City police
court with "temporary larceny" of
tn automobile, was bound over to
recorder's court in Beaufort a
week from today and was placed
under $500 bond. Guilford D. Tur
ncll, also of Havelock, was bound
over to recorder's court as an ac
cessory before the fact and was
placed in $100 bond.
The automobile, owned by David
Chaney, was stolen from in front
of a pool hall in Havelock Friday
night, according to Mr. Chaney
The two young men were picked
up in Morehead City after Carra
way, the driver, was found sigzag
ping on a city thoroughfare, po
lice reported.
Both Carraway and Tunnell had
to be helped out of the vehicle by
policemen, officials said. Chaney
explained that he had left the
Ignition key in the car because he
sometimes had trouble with the
switch.
Besides being charged with be
ing an accessory before the fact
Tunnell was accused of beins
drunk and disorderly, for which
he paid $15 and court costs. The
other charge, however, was out of
the jurisdiction ot the city court
and was therefore bound to re
corder's court.
Probable cause was found in the
case of James Harold Wade, charg
ed with peeping and prowling, and
the case was bound to recorder's
court for action this morninc
Wade was ordered to, post $100
bond. . (
, Wade is accused of peeping and
prowling on the grounds of the
Jefferson hotel July 5. A prowler,
spotted by Paul Cleland who re
sides at the hotel, wit reported to
the desk clerk, 'Norman Larkee1,
who in turn called police. Neither
Cleland, Larkee, or M. B. Wade
who Alto saw the prowler, could
Identify him positively as Wade
In court today. ;;'
When apprehended, Wade alleg
edly threatened to kill anyone who
would try to cause trouble : for
Wm.,f ' tv;,. v.':':;J '. '
Three other case were also
heard. "The case sguist Marvin
See MAYCX'S COUXT Paga 1
Two Beaufort Boys Meet
At Anchorage, Alaska
Two boys from Beaufort rem
inisced for 24 hours on July 4
at Anchorage, Alaska, when they
accidentally met. They, Pvt.
Joseph Willis and Lloyd L. Barn
hill, S 1r, had a "big time to
gether," said Private Willis in
a letter to THE NEWS-TIMES.
Private Willis, the son of Mr.
and Mrs. B. F. Willis, 305 Tur
ner street, Beaufort, is stationed
at Fort Richardson, Alaska, and
is a member of a crash boat
crew. Seaman Barnhill Is serv
ing aboard the USS Kankakee
AO 39.
Private Willis said that Sea
man Barnhill was particularly
interested in a relaying a big
hello to a special friend of his
in Beaufort, Mildred Simpson.
Health Office
Requests Children
To Attend Gink
Letters arc being sent this week
by the county health department
to parents of the 50 children se
lected for examination at the an
nual eye clinic sponsored by the
Morehead City Lions club. The
clinic will be held at the health
department office in Beaufort
August 4.
The service is for the benefit
of children who cannot afford tc
have their eyes examined or cor
fdtiv a nrfvate anreialiRt. me
cording to Dr. N. Thomas Ennett,
health officer. The children will
he examined by Dr. James B
Hawea, of Washington, N. C, a
specialist employed by the state
commission for the blind. Dr.
Hawes was here two years ago for
the same work.
Some of the children will need
glasses, some will have glasses
changed, and others will need
some aort of mild surgery, Dr
Ennett remarked.
The examination will be free
tnd glasses will be provided free
for those who are not able to pay
The purpose of the letters being
sent to the parents is to make cer
tain that the appointments with
the children arc definite, for the
clinic will be held for one day
only. In case some of the chil
dren cannot come, their places
will be given to others.
Employment Office Places
3,178 Persons During June
There were 3,178 people placed
in jobs in the county through the
U, S. Employment Service during
the month of June, according to
Mrs. E. W. Tenncy, office mana
ger, Morehead City. Of that num
ber, 2,988 were migrant workers
placed in agriculture and 190 were
placed in Industry.
Of the agricultural workers, 298
were veterans and of the industrial
workers there were 57 veterans.
Thirty-six of the persons placed in
industry were women. '
Reception contacts at the U. S.
Employment Service office total
ed 1,212. Of this number 187 were
veterans and 154 were women.
Two hundred and fifteen of the
reception contacts were referred
to employers seeking workers.
Thursday Rainfall Saves County's
Sweet Potatoes, Corn, Hay, Tomatoes
Rain yesterday afternoon, the
second heavy shower in five days,
has greatly improved the outlook
of the farmer whose sweet pota
toes, corn, hay and late canning
type tomatoes were saved by rain
Thursday, the first in many days.
Farmers all over the state were
benefited, but agriculture officials
say that much more rain will have
to fall to Insure saving the greater
part of the state's crops.
The rain came too late to help
most of Carteret's tobacco growers.
Approximately 50 per cent of the
county's tobacco has been taken
into the barns.
Official record of rainfall Thurs
day was 1.45 inches. There were
also traces of precipitation Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday, E. Stamey
Davis, official weather observer re
ported. A light but steady shower fell
Governor R. Gregg Cherry will
address the North Carolina Board
of Conservation and Development
summer meeting at 10 o'clock next
Tuesday morning at the adminis
tration building located on the
state property west of Morehead
City, formerly known as the sec
tion base.
Following the talk by the state's
chief executive, four leaders in
education and research will report
on the newly-established fisheries
institute. They are Chancellor ,1
W. Harrelson, North Carolina State
college, Dr. Frank P. Graham,
"resident of the University of
North Carolina, Dr. Harden F
Taylor, research professor of the
Fisheries Research institute, and
Dr. R. E. Coker, director of re
search, both of the University o'
North Carolina.
The board's meeting will oper
Monday morning, July 20. at If
o'clock. Mayor George W. Dill
Jr., Morehead City, will deliver
the welcome address, following thr
invocation by the Rev. Harold G
Cuthrcll, ef Marshallbcrg.
Proposals and suggestions o
fishing law changes will be hearc'
by the board at public hearinr
H-heduled at 10:45. Followinr
lunch, reports will be made b'
heads of the boards of various di
visions: Capt. John A. Nelson
commercial fisheries. Bill Sliarpe
slate news bureau, W. K. Beich
ler, forestry, T. W. Morse, parks,
,1. L. Stuckcy, mineral resources,
W. H. Riley, water resources, W.
Ray Bishop, auditor, and Paul Kel
ly, commerce and industry.
Four committee meetings will
be held Tuesday afternoon. The
forestry and parks committee will
meet at 2:30 in the board room,
commercial (fisheries at 2:30 in
the committee room, commerce
and Industry at 3:30 and mineral
and water resources at '3:30 all
at the section base. ..
The board will be entertained
nt a clam bake and square dance
at 8 o'clock Tuesday night by El
mer Willis at Williston.
In addition to an executive ses
sion Wednesday morning there
will be more committee reports
including information on petrol
eum, Fort Caswell, Buggs Island,
Fort Macon park, Tryon palace,
White Lake, inlets and waterways.
Josh L. Home, Rocky Mount
vice-chairman of the board, will
preside at all business sessions.
Waste Paper Drive
Morehead City Jaycees swung in
to final plans this week for theii
Sunday waste paper drive which
will begin at 1:30 in the afternoon
Residents are requested to tic
up all paper in bundles not exceed
ing 100 pounds. All rags are to be
bundled together also. They shoulr
be placed at the curb so that
trucks can easily nick them up
Kenneth Wagner, chairman of the
committee, has announced.
The Jaycees are planning to con
duct waste paper drives oner
every 60 days to aid in cleaning
the city, help dispose of fire ha
zards in homes and places of bu
siness, and to secure funds to carrj
on work of the Junior Chambe
of Commerce.
The paper and rags will be pur
chased by the Southern Felt com
pany.
for about half an hour yesterday
afternoon.
The mid-summer forecast of the
Federal-State Crop Reporting ser
vice paints a rosy picture of the
agricultural scene on the basis o'
July 1 Information, then reverses
itself somewhat by pointing out
that ground moisture was "be
coming dangerously low in many
parts of the state."
The cron forecasters summarize
the situation as follows:
Com
Another record-breaking crop,
with a record yield of 32 bushels
an acre from a record acreage o'
2,300,000, was in prospect July 1.
The effect of dry weather in early
July will not be known until after
August 1, the forecasters warned.
Cotton'
Acreage estimated at 730,000, or
See BAIN Pag 1
No New Victims
Of Polio Reported
To Health Officer
Two Women Siricken ai
Cherry Poini Taken !o
Wilmington
No new ca.ses of polio have been
reported in Carteret county, Dr.
N. Thomas Knnctt, county health
iffiier said today. To date only
wo children in the county have
been stricken with polio. Both of
them, Jean Chadwick, 8, of Beaa
fort, and Jasper Lawrence, 5, of
Morehead City, have been report
(d as doing well.
Dr. F.nnett said that his depart
ment is being flooded with in
quiries about the polio situation
every day.
Two ca.ses of infantile paralysis,
olh white women in their twen
ties, were reported, this week at
''herry Point by Dr. Eugene A.
Rain, newly-appointed Craven
county health officer.
The victims are Mrs. R. E. Mor
gan, 23 and Mrs. Betty Blackman,
25. The homes of both have been
quarantined and the patients Te
meved to James Walker hospital,
Wilmington.
K. Stamey Davis, plumbing in
spector, Morehead City, made a
special request today that resi
dents inspect their plumbing sys
tems to insure against possible
leaks -whereby awag .-may come
in Contact With ' the atmosphere,
making spread of the polio virus
possible.
Mr. Davis recently received a
communication from the State
Board of Examiners of Plumbing
and Heating Contractors. The let
ter was prompted by word from
the United States Health depart
ment declaring that polio is in the
epidemic stage in this state.
Part of the letter from W. F.
Morrison of the state board of ex
aminers, follows: '! .
"We of this Agency are very
much concerned with the fact that
virus of the deadly polio have
been found in human excreta, and
therefore same is prevalent in
waste lines of the plumbing sya
tern. Regardless of how this die
ease is transmitted, we should take
all precautions to keep the virus
confined to the waste system of
our buildings and to insure it'
neutralization in final sewage
treatment.
"Considering this fact, one
should immediately inspect his
Plumbing system to insure against
nossiblc leaks wherebv sewage
may come in contact with the at
mosphere and as to possible cross
connections that would allow sw-'
age to enter the water supply.
Those using sentie tank disposal
See POLIO Page 7
Stale Replaces Marker
At Ann, Pollock Streets m
Replaced last week at Ann and
Pollock streets, Beaufort, was thia
itate historical marker on the
vhale fishery which operated -in
the 18th and 19th centuries on,
Shackleford Banks.
This marker was knocked down
over a year ago. It stands several
feet east of another marker which
ells of the Spanish pirates cap
turning Beaufort in 1747.
Also replaced on Ann street
near Live Oak is a marker on the
salt works established in Beaufort
during the 18th century. .
The marker reads, "Salt Works
established by order of the pro
vincial Congress, April 24, 1776
for Revolutionary War use. They
were located 1 12 miles east."
The spring used at the salt
works still runs on Front street
extended in front of the home , of
George Brooks, Sr. - ''
Tide Table
in . '
HIGH LOW
Tuesday, July 20
7:42 a.m. 1:57 e.tn.
8:00 p.m. 1:47 p.m.
Wednesday, July 21
6:23 a.m. 2:35 Imi
8:39 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 22
9:03 a.nl. 3:12 a.m
9:16 p.m. 3:11 p.m
Friday, July 23 '
9:41 a.m. 3:46 a.m;
9:52 p.ttt . 1:49 .mt
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