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Sun SeU Tonigh( 6:32 p.m.
Sun Rises Tomorow 5:43 a.m.
Moon Sets Tonight 6:51 p.m.
Moon Rise Tomorrow 6:48 a.m.
, A Merger ol THE BEAUFORT REVS (EstaUished 1912) aid THE TWIN CITY TIMES (Eslallisked 1936)
38th YEAR NO. 32.
MOREHEAD CITY, AND BEAUFORT, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1948
PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS '
S Ay cock Brown Calls Hurricane 'Corny'
4 1 For Labor Day
Drug, Grocery Stores io Re
main Open, Banks Will
Sailboat racing, the dog track,
and many vacation attractions of
the Carteret coast, including surf
bathing at Atlantic Beach, will lure
, Labor Day tourist crowds here this
Although many vacationists left
the coastal area last Sunday and
Monday when the hurricane was
scheduled to strike, it is believed
that this Labor Day weekend will
be one of the biggest and most en
joyable early September holidays
ever experienced here.
Sailing races will be one'of the
top attractions. Sponsored by the
-1 Morehead City Sailing club, of
which D. G. Bell is commodore, the
races will begin Saturday, and con
tinue Sunday and Monday. Hand
some trophies will be awarded and
on Mondav tun racing regatta fi
nale will be he Gib Arthur Me
Each evening except Sunday
there will be nine races at the dog
4 irack and in addition to bathing at
lantic Beach, there are the usual
boardwalk attractions. Record
crowds are expected also at Fort
"Labor Day does not end the
season here on the Carteret coast,"
declared Robert G. Lowe, secretary
of the Morehead City Chamber of
Commerce. "Our season extends
through this month and into Oct
ober," he emphasized.
Atlantic Beach, there are the usual
Hanks and postoffices on Labor
Day will close with one excep
f tion. The Morehead City .post of
fice will be open from- noon, uji til
1 p.m. when parcel post and gen
eral delivery mail may be called
for, Postmaster Harold Webb an
' Drug and grocery stores in both
Beaufort and Morehead City will
b open, but for the most part,
i other stores will close. Closed al
' so will be the Carteret County
A letter of thanks and apprecia
i JSon from Jean Patrick Booth, gov-
lrnor of the 188th District Rotary
tnternational, war read to the
Beaufort Rotary dub at its weekly
meeting Tuesday night at the In
let inn, Beaufort. Mr. Booth re
cently, visited one of the local
club's meetings and in his letter
expressed appreciation for the hos
pitality he received.
Booth also commended the local
group for its interest in Rotary
I affairs and stated that he noticed
Beaufort was well up on Rotary
matters i, general. He suggested
that Beaufort put out a monthly
; bulletin to let outsiders know what
the local group is accomplishing.
, The Rev. T. R. Jenkins, i.1 charge
of the evening's program, spoke to
the group of the things that are
necessary for men to live in, peace
' with one another. He described the
church as the "tap root" of our
' i Bill Griffin, visiting Rotarian
from Durham, was welcomed by
Beaufort Rotary president B. J.
Distributes New Directory
5 Evidently Carteret county
' ycome of age. It now has its
,pwn telephone directory unclutter
ed with Craven county and Pamli
co county phone numbers. The
'new books were distributed by Ca
rolina Telephone and Telegiaph
company this week. In it are listed
the phones in Beaufort, Atlantic,
Marshallberg, Morehead City, and
A 36-page yellow classified sec
tion carries the listing of all places
of business, doctor's . offices,
'schools, etc., in Beaufort and More
uuue Hum me new dook are me
'advertisements scattered through
out the directory at the top and
bottom of tVe directory pages.
! The 1947 "books carried listings
ilov Bayboro, Pollocksville, Orien
tal, Vanceboro, Beaufort and More
head City. Until the new director
l ies came out, no printed change la
,listing had been made since March
26, 1947. S
By Aycock Brown
Morehead City, Sept. 1. The Jef
ferson's lobby was packed with
evacuees that had left the beach on
Monday afternoon when it looked
like the hurricane might strike.
There was the tenseness in the air
which only a well publicized-in-advance
storm can bring about.
"This is the corniest hurricane 1
have ever -seen," remarked a
freckled-faced eight-year-oldcr. A
little blond curly-ahired boy hold
ing the leash that had a spaniel at
its other end paid no attention to
Ihe remark. He only tugged at the
leash and looked sleepy.
Bridge players in the lobby seem
ed to be more interested in cards
that hurricanes. Newspapermen,
newsreelmen, and photographers
were milling around in. the group.
They had been working hard to get
pictures that would fit into the si
tuation while the ccat was being
swept away later by the hurricane
tides and a big blow.
Up in room 48 the AP.had set up
a transmitter. A picture of an At
lantic Beach merchant named
Barefoot boarding up his windows
in anticipation of a mighty breeze
was beinig rolled off by wire to
Atlanta. There it would be retrans
mitted by wire to newspapers that
had the equipment to receive same.
The Bsrofoot photo would be in
New York and other metropolitan
newspapers by Tuesday morning
and the North Carolina dailies
would have it by airmail for their
Tuesday afternoon editions.
I was beginning to agree with
the freckled-face youngster. This
was a "corny hurricane." For
some reason the possibilities of a
big storm seemed very remote to
me. I have been in the thick of
some of the worst gales and hurri
canes that have occurred along the
North Carolina coast during the
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like the one everyone in Morehead
City was waiting for on Monday
As matter of fact I had not ever
taken the hurricane seriously.
Brantley and I had left Manteo at
6 o'clock. Esther, Billy and'Stormy
Gale were Wone at the apartment
on Roanoke Island. We picked up
Jerry Anderson at The Carolinian
on Nags Head and then moved up
the beach towards Currituck
Sound. The ocean to our starboard
seemed peaceful and slick. It had
calmed down considerably since
the previous afternoon or that is
the way it appeared at 7 o'clock on
Monday morning as we headed
north to Elizabeth City where
Brantley was to visit for a day or
two and Jerry and myself were to
No storm signals were displayed
in the Pasquotank town. There
were no storm flags displayed in
Edenton. The muddy water flowing
beneath the Chowan Bridge as we
rolled across the wooden structure
towards Edenhouse Point and the
peanut plantations beyond seemed
to be undisturbed in a pre-hurri-cane
way. No one in Washington
or at Bell's Fork in Pitt County
mentioned a storm in the offing.
But when I pulled into New Bern
there was plenty of hurricane ex
citement. Just about everyone I
saw talked about the approaching
Lake Excavations Hear Completion
On Harvey Smith Properly, Beaufort
Nearing completion on Front
street extended, Beaufort, are ex
cavations for an artificial lake, part
of the landscaping for the new
home uc'ng built by Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey Smith. Mr. Smith is owner
and operator of the prosperous
Fish Meal company in west Beau
fort. Geo. Brooks, engineer, says that
the home will be by far the most
beautiful and lavish in that section.
Actually, the finished project will
resemble a small estate.
The house will be built of brick
and have a 196-foot front. The
property itself extends for 600 feet
along Taylor'i creek and from
Front street extension back to the
Ground is being removed from
the lake site by steam shovel and
the lake bottom will be covered
with fine white sand. Source of
water will be an artesian well. Pre
sent plans are to stock the minia
ture sea with fish and for above
water beauty there will be geese
and swans. . : ,
In the center of the lake, which
is 433 feet long and ilO feet wide,
will be an island with a . rustic
bridge constructed parallel to the
waterfront, connecting the island
to the "mainland." ; y ? ,
. Plans call for a guest house west
of the lake. . Along Taylor creek
Mr. Smith expects to construct his
own yacht basin.
No estimate has been quoted as
to cost or date of completion of
hurricane. They had been listening
to the radio reports.
No one but a fool or n guy
named Aycock Brown would be de
liberately heading into the More
head City area, into the' teeth of
a hurricane, some of my New Bern
friends were saying. So, I continu
ed eastward and found upon my
arrival here that the hotels were
crowded with evacuees. The Al
Dcwcys at the Jefferson had looked
out for me though. They saved me
a room and the hotel's main office
in which to work. On the spur of
the moment it looked like I would
be using the office more than the
bed on Monday night. Telephone
calls going to the westward were
delayed for two a:id ihree hours.
The girls at the telephone were
being overworked with what every
one was trying to identify as
After a while I was able to fol
low through on the calls that had
come in for me before arrival. I
could not reach Manteo over the
commercial lines so that is where I
enlisted the aid of Cant. Meekins at
the Coast Guard station. Fort Ma
con and Nags Head Coast Guard
helped me get mv mesrtages
through to Manteo. You see, by this
time, after having made photo
graphs of the local signal tower
with its two black centered red
flags waving in the light breeze, I
had started thinking about Esther
and the two small children in Man
teo. Maybe there would be a
I called Mrs. Purser at The Caro
linian and asked her to sort of look
out for Esther and the children
asking them to go to the hotel.
There they would be among friends
and beneath the roof of what has
impressed me as being the most
substantial building on the Dare
Coast. Then I called Esther to as
sure her that everything would be
all right, that they could ride out
the storm in the safety of The Ca
rolinian on Nags Head.
I will not go into details here
about Esther's opinion of a hus
band, who would toflVftJbopw whMi.
a hurricane was moving in towards;
the coast. It would make the col
umn to lengthy, but I might add
that some of the remarks were not
very complimentary to Breadwin
ner Brown whose daily chores may
include such things as covering
hurricanes with typewriter and
camera, when and if the hurricanes
start heading towards the North
W. G. Cnthrell Stationed
At Elizabeth City Base
William G. Cuthrcll, 24, son of
Mrs. G. C. Cuthrell, "RFD No. 1,
Beaufort, is now serving as an
aviation machinist mate third
class in the Coast Guard.
, Cuthrell's present duty is with
the Coast Guard aircraft repair
and supply base, Elizabeth City.
After graduating from Beaufort
high schocl in 1939, Cuthrell serv
ed five years in the Navy. Just
before enlisting in the Coast
Guard he was employed at the U.
S. Marine Corps Air station, Cher
500 Carteret Men
Register tor Induction
Over 500 Carteret county men
between the ages of 18 and 26 reg
istered for the draft up through
Wednesday of this week, Wiley
Taylor, county draft board chair
man, announced yesterday. About
350 of these registrations, took
plaee in the Beaufort and More
head City offices. JThe Newport
and Atlantic offices will close aft
er Saturday's registration.
The board is requesting more
volunteers to help with the regis
tration at the Morehead and Beau
fort offices. Those willing to con
tribute some of their time should
contact either the Red Cross of
fice in Morehead City or the Amer
ican Legion hut in Beaufort,
where registration is taking place.
Three Conntians Enlist . ,
For Service in Army '
Three Carteret countians recent
ly enlisted in the armed forces, the
department of the army reported
They are Herbert W. Thornton,
Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Thornton, 608 Bridges it More
head City, Joseph C. Willis, son
of John II. Willis, 2002 Arendell
st., Morehead City, and ' Julian
Mann, Newport' .'
Take 4,100 Pounds Mullet
Four thousand one hundred
pound of mullet was the quota
tion on first haul of the year by
25 fishermen Tuesday evening
east of Atlantic Beach.
The fishermen were from Sal
ter Path and Rroak Creek. Cap
tain of the crew is Duffy Guthrie,
of Salter Path.
Hauling them in at that rale
would mean that each crewman
would take home in his pocket
about $20 a day.
Merrell Gets Six
Tom Merrell, charged with as
saulting Garrett Gillikin, tres
pas.ing on the property of the
property of Beaufort Quick Freeze
company after being forbidden to
do so, and being drunk and disor
derly, was found guilty Tuesday
morning in recorder's court, Beau
fort, and was given a six-month
sentence in jail, suspended if he
remains sober and on good be
havior for two years and pays costs
The case highlighted a docket
of 37 cases, one of the lightest
handled by the court in many
weeks. Judge Lambert R. Morris
In another case, William Adrian
Guthrie was found guilty of driv
ingdrunk and was fined $100 and
Garland Grey Gillikin, found
guilty of reckless and careless
driving; wa entered to pry 910iag,n
and costs. GlHlKin gave notice of
Vppea' to Superior Court, and
bond for his appearance was set
William Haskell Rains, charged
with speeding over 80 miles per
hour, was found guilty of speed
ing at .70 and was fined $50 and
costs. Conviction at SO miles
would have deprived Rains of his
The case of Irvin Willis, charg
ed with using loud, boisterous, and
profane language on the highway,
assault, and being otherwise dis
orderly, was continued.
Other cases disposed of by the
court Tuesday included: Roy
Merrell, public drunkenness,
costs; Milton Selby Brown, speed
ing, costs; Edward L. Poettgen,
sopcding, costs:' Robert Lee Gas
kin, speeding, $10 and costs.
For failing to appear, bonds
were forfeited by David Phillip
Sellers, speeding; Wiley Thomas
Rose, driving license plates im
properly displayed; Robert L.
Rose, speeding; Frank B. Holding,
speeding; Harold L. Pitser, speed
ing; James Louis Kilpatrick, speed
ing; John S. Elliott, speeding;
Keith Hoyt Durham, passing on
a curve; and Harold Kenneth
Cases will be continued against
Robert Adams, reckless and care
less driving and failing to yield
the right-of-way, causing a wreck;
Willie L. Royster, speeding; Glenn
B. Ritchey, speeding; Lloyd Gil
bert Gonyea, no driver's license.
Harry Robert Taylor, speeding;
Johnnie R. Parries, no driver's li
cense; George Allen Wooten, driv
ing drunk and careless driving;
John Edward Pittard, J,r., speed
ing; Carlie G. Lawrence, public
Willard Douglas Collup, speed
ing; Harry L. Bemis, non-support;
'erry Willis, speeding; Fulia Rod
ringuez, no driver's license.
James W. Johnson,' speeding;
"'red Norton Brown, speeding;
William Godette, reckless and
careless driving and transporting
non-tax paid whiskey; and Neville
Myers Dunn, speeding.
I t . Friday. Sept. S
7:90 a.m. 1:48 a.m.
8:14 p.m. 2:09 p.m.
Saturday, Sept 4 j,
8 42 a nu - 2:34 a.m.
,9:03 p.m. ' ;., 2:58 p.m.
, Sunday, Sept. 8 -
9:30 a.m. r . s 8,19 a.m.
,9:90 p.m. I . " , 8:49 p.m.
( - Monday, 8ept 8,
10:19 a.m.- v ' 1 ? 4:05 a.m.
10:39 p.m. ' 4:41 p.m.
.- Tuesday, Sept 7 f
11:09 a.m. 4:91 a.m.
1128 p.m. - -
. 5:35 p.nt
Polio Cases Increase
Plan to Encourage
The Morehead City Junior Cham
ber of Commerce, meeting Monday
night at the Fort Macon hotel, de
cided to encourage the adoption
and development of high school
football in Carteret county in gen
eral and Morehead City in parti
cular and planned to bring the
matter before school officials.
Believing that there is a place
for high school football in the
county and that its adoption would
be beneficial to students, a com
mittee was appointed, under the
chairmanship of Bill Flowers, to
discuss the idea with school author
ities. The Jaycees were of the opinion
that hich school football in More
head City would receive all the
financial support needed. They
planned to contact Claud Wheat ly,
president of the Beaufort Junior
Chamber of Commerce,' in order to
instigate similar activity in Beau
fort. While on the subject of football,
the possibility of a touch football
league, built along the lines of the
recently-formed Carteret Softball
league, was discussed. Tackling, the
I Jaycees unanimously agreed, would
be out of the question!
Bernard Leary, in charge of the
Jaycees' scheduled trip to Ocra
cokc, declared that tentative plans
still call for the once-postponed
journey. Providing that ("apt.
Glenn Willis's boat, "Air Lapwing,"
is available and that enough Jay
cees are willing to go, the trip will
be made Sunday. If not, the boat
ride will have to be postponed
The Jaycees plan to leave on
Sunday and return by noon Mon
day, which is Labor Day. The trip
uvas originally scheduled for this
The names of various members
were taken who volunteered to as
sist with selective service registra
tion in Morehead City. Other civic
clubs and organizations have also
been asked to cooperate.
The meeting ended with showing
of the film, "Meet North Carolina."
The Jaycees will meet Monday,
Labor Day evening, at the Fort
Macon hotel and a week from this
Monday at the recreation center,
Shepard street, when it will be a
Monday night's meeting was un
der the direction of Bill Chalk, who
presided in the absence of presi
dent Bruce Goodwin. Mr. Goodwin
was in Norfolk attending a funeral.
Fun in Being a
Everett Styron, Turner street,
Beaufort, Is well on his way to be
coming an outstanding numisma
tist. Although he's only 14 he
knows more about money than any
other person in Carteret county
and he's not a banker or a busi
nessman. He's merely interested
in coins, big ones, little ones, old
and new ones.
He started this unique hobby
when he was 12, just two years
ago. Some old coins and bills were
given to him and that was the
beginning. Soon he vtps sending
away for books on coins and now
has from 15 to 20 different sources
for reference which are used to
identify and classify his collection.
When he needs a certain type of
coin to complete a series he orders
this also if it's available. But as
in any hobby, the rare pieces are
the valuable ones and these can't
be had merely by ordering.
He has now Jefferson nickels of
every year since 1938, when they
were first minted, with the mint
identification letters. These let
ters are S for San Francisco, D for
Denver and P for Philadelphia. He
needs about eight more of these to
complete the collection completion.
t He has a large buffalo nickel col
lection, 85 Indian head pennies,
950 foreign coins from 108 differ
ent Countries and islands, and rare
American coins including half pen
nies and several two and a half
; He trades coins and also buys
them. Donald (Buddy Boy) Wade,
of Morehead City, recently sold a
large silver Dutch coin to Everett
for 50 cents. And of course, the
parking meters in Beaufort are a
boon to the young .collector be-
Stricken in Beaufort
Carteret county's number of po
lio cases reached nine Tuesday as
Barney Alphonso Sutton, Jr., 4-month-old
colored baby of Beau
fort, was taken ill with the dis
ease. The child, whose home is at 619
Fine street, became ill. Wednes
day, Aug. 25. lie was sent Tues
day to (ommunity hospital, Wil
mington. W. Preston Willis. Jr., 3-year-old
youngster of Williston, was re
ported by the health department
to be in very satisfactory condition.
Treston was the eighth person in
the coui'lv to become a victim of
polio. He was sent Saturday to
James Walker hospital, Wilming
ton. Richard Salt-r, H, and David
Taylor, 8, both of Sealevel, are
home, walking, and apparently
completely recovered from their
infantile paralysis attacks. They
were the third and fourth chil
dren, respectively, to become ill
in the current epidemic.
Cases in the state as a whole
have now passed the 1.800 mark.
August's cases numbered 563.
Jean Chadwick, 8, of Beaufort,
suffered the most severe attack.
She became ill June 24 and it was
feared at first that she may not
survive. She can walk now with
out braces and is getting along
tine, according to health depart
No report has been received
here on Lee Bryant Jenkins, 8,
who was stricken with infantile
paralysis July 30. The child, who
was living in Morehead City with
his family at the time, was taken
to the hospital at Kinston. The
family's permanent residence is
Jasper Lawrence, 5, also of
Morehead City, is reported to be
improving, but he is still confined
to the hospital at Wilmington. He
was taken ill July 1.
No late report has been receiv
ed on the colored patients, of
whom there are three, Dorothy
Murray, 4, of North River, Rosa
lcc Britton, 27, also of North Riv
er, and the Sutton baby.
Craven county's polio eases to
tal 19, the latest being Sgt. Walter
H. Besmer.,26, Cherry Point Ma
rine base. Sergeant Besmcr, who
is married and, was living in tran
sit military quarters, was sent to
Camp Lejeune hospital.
His case was the 11th on the
base and the 14th in that vicinity,
the other three being at Havelock.
Craven county schools are sched
uled to open Monday, Sept. 20.
at 14, Finds
Everett stand iiy a placard
on which are mounted some of
his coins. Coin-collecting Is his
hobby, . He has. a regular Job
selling pop corn at the movie.
cause the oddest coins turn up in
Everett keeps his collection lock
ed up in a green metal box he'll
gladly show it to anyone who is
interested, always in hopes that
someone may, be able to identify a
few coins that have him stumped.
Orthopedic Clinic Tuesday
Dr. Hugh Thompson will be at
the health center in New Bern for
the regular monthly orthopedic
clinic at noon Tuesday, Sept 7.
Any person needing this service is
eligible, ; Dr. Eugene A. Bain,
Craven county health officer, has
V v I
NEWS-TINES to Publish
Feature on Forestry
In recognition of Carteret
county's fire wardens who pro
tect our forests under year
around program financed by the
county, state, and federal govern
ment, THE NEWS-TIMES on
Tuesday will publish a special
feature on their achievements.
United States foresters, state
foresters, and other men engaged
in protecting our lumber resour
ces will meet for their annual
three-day session Tuesday at
Markers Lodge on Markers Island.
On Bettie Curve
Miss Madolyn Davis, of Marsh
allberg. sustained a sprained wrist
and Miss Nettie Wilson, also of
Marshallberg, was cut on the fore
head Monday night when the car
in which they were riding over
turned on a sharp curve at Bet
With the girls were Norvie Mor
ris and Charles Mason, both of
Atlantic, who suffered slight
shock but were otherwise uninjur
ed. The accident, which occurred
between 10 and 10:30 Monday
night, is believed to have been
caused by skidding. The car
turned over on its side after shoot
ing off the road which had lust
been repaired with asphalt and
was wet with rain.
Dallas Arthur, of Bettie, took
the four to the hospital where they
were treated and discharged.
The car belongs to Mr. Morris
who was driving.
150 Fanners Make
Three hundred fifty farmers
made conservation practices re
ports to the Production Marketing
administration office, Beaufort, pri
or to the Sept. 1 deadline for re
ports on the Agricultural Conscrva
tion practices program, B. J. May
administrator, has announced.
The PMA office is starting now
to issue purchase orders for rye
grass, Austrian winter peas, and
ladino clover. About $3,000 in the
county pool will be used by farm
ers in carrying out additional prac
tices within the next month or two.
Farmers are reminded that in
order to qualify for assistance, all
intended practices must be report
ed and approved before they are
Indications at present are that
the $3,000 will be claimed by the
farmers within 30 days.
Fishermen Hug Harbor
In Fear of Hurricane
Fishermen, as a result of hur
ricane warnings, kept their boats
tied up the first of this week, and
if shrimp were running the same
as last week, lost hundreds and
hundreds of dollars because of the
blow that never came.
It has been reported that the
shrimp were not running as well
during the past several days but
this was not definitely attributed
by any fishermen to the offshore
Boatmen in this area are com
plaining bitterly about the lack of
official reports on the hurricane.
Only two bulletins were received
direct from the hurricane station
at Miami, Fla., declared D. G.
Bell, commodore of the Morehead
City Sailing club, and these were
more than 12 hours apart.
One communique late Monday
reported' the hurricane still head
ed this way and the next one, re
ceived Tuesday morning, reported
that the storm had changed its
Hourly reports, Mr. Bell declar
ed, -would have saved residents of
this lection a great deal of anxiety
Monday night -
Arrangements are being m'de
now through the Morehead City
Chamber of Commerce to ' .have
such reports tent here in case of
hurricane threat io the future. .
1CTI Fall Term
To Begin Sept. 23
Students Will Register Sept.
20 For One Or Two-Year
RAI.KIGlf, N. C, Sept 3.
Morehead City Technical Institute,
a functional part of N. C. State
College, will open for its second
school year Sept. 20, Director Ed
ward W. Ruggles of the College's
Flxlension division announced here
Students will register for the
academic work on Sept. 20, and
(lass work will begirt on Tuesday,
Sept. 1. A number of openings
are still available for students who
have not indicated their desire to
attend the institute, he said.
To types of curricula a one
year general technical course and
a two-year marine technical course
will be offered at the institute
The one-vear general course pro
vides training in electrical work,
radio, telephone maintenance,
woodworking, mctalworking, con
structing work, automotive engi
neering, Diesel engineering, heat
ing, and other technical subjects.
The two year program of instruc
lion, which is being offered this
fall for the first time, will include
training in navigation, naval archi
tecture, marine biology, electricity,
and small business practices.
Graduates of the institute's
courses arc prepared to handle
technical work for communication!
firms, nower companies, radio, the
fishing industry, woodworking bu
siness, boatmaking yards, and other
They are also trained for employ
ment in the shipyards engaged m
building small craft for the fishing
industries as well as pleasure craft
and are equipped for work in the
design of boats used in coastal and
inland waterway transportation.
Director Ruggles said that jobs
were available for all the members
of the first graduating class.
Veterans who are eligible for
educational benefits may take the
training under the provisions of the
"GI Bill of Rights." Students may
obtain living quarters in a dormi
tory on the institute's campus and
may get their meals at the insti
tute's dining hall.
A booklet describing the insti
tute's courses and facilities' in de
tail and an application blank for
admission may be obtained free
of charge by writing to Director
Ruggles, Extension Division, N. C.
State College, Raleigh.
33 Models Appear
In Fashion Show
Thirty-three models showed the
newest thing in 1948 fashions at
the Junior Woman's Club fall fa
shion show Monday night in the
Beaufort school auditorium.
Chairman of the show was Mrs.
Claud Whcatly, Jr., who was as
sisted by Mrs. Gilbert Potter.
Before the models appeared mu
sical entertainment was presented
by Virginia Howe Hassell, Guy
Smith, Neva Bell, Betty Lou Mer
rill, Joyce Johnson, and Merry
Johnson, under the direction of
Mrs. Charles Hassell.
Models were Miss Hildred Carr
away, Mrs. Jean Chappell, Mrs.
Elizabeth Cheek, Mrs. Patricia Col'
trip, Mrs. Josephine Davis, Miss
Laura Davis, Miss Iris Davis.
Mrs. Carolyn Davidson, and Paul,
Jr., Mrs. Alice Eastman, Miss Peg
gy Hamilton, Mrs. Helen HatseU,
Mrs. Virginia Hassell, Mrs. Marien
Miss Rita Hussey, Miss Joyce
Johnson, Mrs. Hazel Kerr, Miss
Mary Mason, Miss Bettie Lou Mer
rill, Mrs. Mary Moore, Miss Nita
Moore Miss Mary Ruth Nelson,
Miss Mary Frazier Paul. ;
Mrs. Frances Potter, Miss Ca
therine Potter. Mrs. Patricia Pot
ter, Mrs. Lou Register, Mrs. Betty
Reese, Mrs. Lena Rudder, Mrs.
Irene Thomas, Miss Addie Carrow
Thomas, Miss Carol .Ann WUlia,
Miss Elizabeth WUIis.-
In charge of the wardrobe and
makeup were Mrs. Helen Carlton.
Mrs. Lillian Hendricks, Miss Ethel
Vvmtehurst, Miss Ada Whitehurst,
and Miss Marie Willis. , I
tour dresses given away By
Merrill's Dress shop, which help
ed sponsor the show, were won by
Mrs. Duke Howard, Mrs. W. V. B.
Potter, Mrs. W. H. Potter, and
Miss Peggy Williams.