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A Haga cl TEE EEACFC3T EEWS (Edablishsd 1912) and TEE TWIN CITY TCSES (Established 1936)
38th. YEAR NO. 44.
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Beaufort Jaycees
Proceed With Plan
For Minstrel Show
Grayden Paul io Play Role
01 Interlocutor; Dues
Beaufort Jaycees made further
plans for the staging of a minstrel
show this fall at their bi-weekly
supper meeting at the Ann Street
Methodist church annex Monday
President Claud Wheatly told
members that Grayden Paul has
consented to be interlocutor and
reminded them of the outstanding
performance which Mr. Paul gave
in that role in the Jaycee-sponsor-ed
minstrel two years ago.
Other assignments for the pro
duction are as follows: Odell Mer
rill, in charge of end men; James
Wheatley and James Potter, quar
tet and choir; Cecil Harrell, the
"Spike Jones" orchestra; Harry
McGinnis, make up man; John But
ler, stage and ' scenery director;
Ralph Eudy, business manager;
and Rufus Sewell, in -charge of
non-Jaycee participation.
Women have agreed to help on
the costumes, Mr. Wheatly said.
Mr. Whitley expressed the be
lief that working up and present
ing the minstrel show would great
ly stimulate interest of Jaycees in
their group's activities. '
Charles Hassell reported that he
and Robert Stephens appeared be
fore the town board of commission
ers and succeeded in having them
appoint a town planning board to
consider the Jaycee-sponsored pro
jects of zoning and town limits
The Jaycees voted unanimously
for a motion presented by J. O.
Barbour, Jr., that members Have
their blood types filled at More-
head City hospital with duplies
feeords to'be senttd aflhdocter's
offices. Jaycees will also promote
this idea among the public.
A motion introduced by Preston
Mason was passed requesting1 the
state highway department to in
vestigate the possibility of turning
on the lights on the draw bridges
between Beaufort and Morehead
City. -
The getting of "new blood" in
the club was the subject of a pro
longed discussion on a renewal of
membership solicitation. Duet
were advanced from $5 to $8 an
nually, payable monthly.
Teen Topics
By "G.n." Long
Morchcad High School
Hi Folksf ( , I
The Herf-Jones salesman came
to school on Tuesday and the Ju
nior class chose their rings. I
haven't ,een one myself but from
all reports they are much prettier
than ours. ' The Seniors, on the
same . day, chose their personal
calling cards, invitations for gra
duation, and some jewelry with
the school name pr emblem on it.
Wednesday the Seniors
chose their caps and towns and
this year we ve decided on grey.
Of course it's a long way off yet
but it's certainly a nice thing to
think about, isn't it?
Anyone that is interested in
taking 'dancing lessons can do -so
by seeing Miss Rose at the recrea
tion center off Saturday after
noon. Lessons are $5.00 for six
lessons. . .. ,
'. T hear that the Teen-Aee Dro-
'gram last Saturday morning was
very good. The new announcer
was Lois Simpson, taking! over
from Judy Perry who served al
most a year. The program was
-as follows: Billie Joyce Watson
sang; "Moonlight Becomes You;"
several girls sang together, ,"Jua,t
Because" and "Dear One Be-
. lievee;" Bobby Hesse ? playefl a
piano aolo, "It's Magic." If there
are any others With as fcood ta
lent please tell either Lois ; Webb
or Lois Simpson and they will be
glad to schedule you on one' of
the future programs.
The Teen-Age Club officers
held ! a' meeting Tuesday after
noon at the recreational t center
, and discussed plans for their Hal
lowe'en masquerade 'party. It's
to be next Friday flight and every
one u asicea w go m costume.
The admission - with a costume
, and a mark oft is 25 cents and
without yostume will be 60
cents, r There'll 'be 'door prises,
cake walks, a program, prises for
costumes, fun house, booths, and
' just loads of. fun for everybody
And incidentally, 1 Derryle Gar,
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Teen-Ago Canteen Will
Locate in Seoul Building
Mrs. Blythe Noe, of the Beau
fort PTA, announced today that
beginning Saturday night, Oct.
23, the Teen-Age canteen will be
located in the Scout building on
Pollock street.
She stated that the PTA is
Is extremely grateful to the
legionnaires for permitting their
hut on Turner street to be used
for the canteen for the past two
years. It la no longer conve
nient tor the youngsters to use
that building, she remarked, be
cause of the program planned
there this winter by the Legion
Group Starts
little Theatre
Initial Meeting Held Mon
day Night at Civic Cen
ter A little theatre group is a horn
ing in the twin-city area.
Seventeen prospective thespians,
set-painters, and costume makers
met Morfday night at the civic cen
ter, Morehead City, and selected
Ansil Chapin, Miss Doris Leach,
and Earl Lewis as ateering com
mittee to take. charge of the group
until organization is effected.
The next meeting will be at 8:30
Monday night in the civic center
and anyone interested in dramatic
productions are requested to at
tend. Membership fee has been
set at $1.
Tentative plans to produce
one-act play and to read and select
other longer plays were discussed
Those present were the follow
ing: Ella Margaret Morris, Frank
Hatton. Thomas Respass, Lois
Webb, Bob Hessee, Mr. and Mrs.
Ansil Chapin, p. G. Bell, Thelma
Branch. Guv Smith' Jessie Devon-
chik, Mr, Lewis, Mis. Leach,
Bailey:' Ruth Peeling. Jane Ham
mersley, Norma GaskiU, and Char
les Markey.
Business Club
To Sponsor Sale
Members of the Carteret Busi
ness and Professional Women's
club will sponsor a bake sale Sat
urday morning, Oct.' 23 in front
of Merrill's Dress shop, Beaufort
On sale will be pies, cakes, and
homemade candy which will be
donated by members of the. club.
Proceeds from the sale will be
used to pay for the air-condition
ed oxygen tent the club is pur
chasing for the hospital.
It was reported that S39.6Q was
made on the benefit bridge given
this month at the cviic center,
One hundred dollars has been con
tributed also toward the purchase
of the tent by the Carolina Rac
ing association, .' y
- Boxes of Christmas cards were
distributed to club members at the
meeting. Money received front
these sales will be put in the oxy
2n tent fund.
Mrs. Sara Bradbury, of Beau
fort, was accepted into the organ
isation. The next meeting will be
held in Beaufort Tuesday, Nov,
9. Place will be announced later.
A Story of the Man
Everyone Knowi
- Appearing in Tuesday's Issue
f THE NEWS-TIMES will be
the life story of the best-known
man on the' North , Carolina'
coast,, Aycock Brwn.';V.'',J.J'-
' The famous Tar Heel column
ist who has put North Carolina
before every reader ill over the
world I living example of a
Uanwhe wanted to be a writer,
more, than anything else and in
spite of Innumerable reverses a
entered his foai":
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State Commission on Education
(This is the first In a series of
articles explaining the report of
the State Education Commission
to Governor Cherry and the Gov
ernor and General Assembly of
1949 on conditions in and reco
mendations for North Carolina
Public schools. On the basis- of
this legislators will make finan
cial decisions about the State
school program, decisions which
will vitally effect the education
system In this county Ed).
North Carolina should under
take a six to ten year school build
ing program at an estimated cost
of. $150,000,090 with "as much
as practicable and needed" for an
urgent six year program provided
from state surplus funds, the
State Education commission has
The legislative commission said
that the school plant financing
plau should provide for 'annual
state allotments to counties for
capital outlay.
The plan would be based on
need and ability formula which
bases need on the number of state
allotted teachers in the counties,
and local effort on the taxpaying
abilities of the counties.
The Commission said the $150,
000,000 should be spent as fol
lows: sites, $1,500,000; new build
ings, $78,600,000; additions, $48,
000,000; renovation, $12,000,000;
and equipment, $10,000,000.
To replace at least 400 white
and 1,000 Negro school plants
which should be , abandoned, 17,
500 new rooms, plus administra
tive and service facilities, are ne
cessary, the commission found.
These rooms would include 8,500
elementary, classrooms, 2,500 high
school classrooms ' 2,500 special
instruction rooms, Vnd 1,600 large
general wo ma f or Dmis achoote;
Ond J,i00 elementary classrooms,
1,600 high. school classrooms, 1,
500 specif instruction rooms and
1000 large general rooms for Ne
gro schools.
t The' report was signed .by
eleven of the Commission's 18
members. '
A' minority report, submitted
by seven dissenting members, says
that the present plan of having
individual counties bear the res
ponsibility of -constructing their
own school buildings should be
retained, but that the state should
48 New Books
Forty-eight new books have re
cently been added to the Carteret
County Public librarv. Twentv
seven are for teen-agers, 20 are for
children arid one is Current bio
graphy of 1947 in which appear
the life stories of 361 persons who
ugurea in tne news last year.
The books and their authors.
follow: teen-age -'Janice, Airline
Hostess, Haker; Vulpes, the Red
Fox, .George; Daughter of the
Mountains, Rankin; Your Loving
Sister, Pat Downing, v Wright; A
Girl Can Dream, Cavanna.
In Norway, Thorne-Thomsen:
Blue Dowry, Ppdegraff; Where the
Heart' Is, Lambert; A Little Maid
of Vermont,' Curtis; Judith of
France, Leigh ton; Dusty of the
Double Seven, Dean; WUd Horse.
Baicn... ,
I Work on a Newspaper. Lent:
Baseball for Everyone, DiMaggio;
Party Fun, Shelia Daly- Guide
Book for the Young Man About
Town, Jonathan; Beany Malone,
Weber: Joan, Free Lance Writer,
Colveri . Canadian Summer, van
Stockum. - 1 :' v'v'.
Your Kind Indulgence, Malvern;
The Riddle of the Hidden Pesos.
Baxter; Bittersweet, Harper; .Jeff
Robert)', Railroader, Ford; Blue
Spring Farm, Bishop; Your Plans
for the Future, Detjen.
' Trudy TerrUl, Bryant; A Wish
for 'Tomorrow, Miller; The Crim
son Anchor, Biesenberg. ;.
Juveniles -The Witch , of Scrap
faggot Green, Gordon; Sloppy Joe,
Even;' Mary 'Ann's Picture, Brom
hall; Mickey Wins His Feathers,
Glick; Steam . Shovel Family,
Eberle; The Enchanted Book, Dai
gliesh. V -,' t
'Fish in the Air, Wiese; Apple
seed Farm, Douglas; Pinto's Jour
ney; The Twenty-One Balloons, du
Bois; The Bewitched Caverns,
Rienow; The Barkingtons, Palmer;
Peter Paints, USA, Bare, v
Lassie Come-Home, Knight; ijib
by the Cat, Sal ten; The Horse Call
ed Pete, Bialk; Poetry, Golden
Books; Creeper'! JeeD. Gramatkv:
Trains at Work, Elting.
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Report to
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Site of North Carolina Beauty Contest
Will Be Morehead City in 1949
Criminal Docket
lists 10 Cases
Oclober Term of Superior
Court Will Open Mond&y
Ten criminal cases huve so far
been entered on the docket for
Carteret county's October term of
superior court which opens Mon
day, Oct. 18, and will run through
Thursday, Oct. 21. Presiding
judge will be Paul Frizzelle, of
Snow Hill.
According to a listing released
Wednesday by the clerk of the su
perior court, the following crim
inal cases will be heard: Elijah
Richard, manslaughter; James
Salter, abandonment; James How
ard Davis, embezzlement; Nathan
iel Bennett, theft of a truck; Rob
ert S. Hines, driving under the in
fluence; James E. Paul, speeding
85 miles per hour; Garland Grey
Gillikin, reckless driving; Alexan
der1 Kuchinsky, Jr., driving under
the influence and speeding 80
miies per hour: Harold Comer-,
ford, false pretehWWalter HaolJ
m "Wnnnrrf livin' liniUr .hl
influence. ,
Criminal cases will be tried
Monday,' Tuesday, and Wednesday
and civil cases Thursday. Divorce
cases will be brought before the
court any day of the term.
Civil cases are as follows:
Lynott vs. Brooks, Pate vs. Mor
ris; Guthrie vs. Russell, Russell
vs. Scott et ai, ' Freeman vs.
Thompson, Hamilton vs. Dye,
Hoi ton vs. Lyon, and Turner vs.
Beaufort Cannery.
Two motioiuj have been enter
ed, Eubanks vs. Mason et al and
Whitaker vs. Pointer.
Divorce cases are the following:'
Hanrahan vs. . Hanrghan; Chad-
wiek vs. Chadwtek; Hughes vs.
Hughes; Mahala Lewis vs. Robert
E. Lewis; Locttey vs. Lockey; Eli
jah Lewis vs. Ruby Lewis, Gaylord
vs. Gaylord, Norcum vs. Norcum.
Parker vs. Parker, Clark vs.
Clark, Mason vs. Mason, Willis vs.
Willis, Sullivan vs. Sullivan, Mur
doch vs. Murdoch, Tomasette vs.
Tomasette English vs. English,
and Smith vs. Smith,
County Farm Bureau Ilcmbcrs Attend
Stale' IleciinrJ at Raleigh Thursday
R. M. Williams, county agent,
S. D. Edwards, vice-president ' of
the Carteret County Farm bureau,
and Oscar Salter, chairman of the
membership drive, .attended the
State Farm bureau meeting Thurs
day in Raleigh Memorial auditor
Addresses were made by Dr. J.
H. Hilton and Dean I, O. Schaub
on the needs of State college. '
Dr. Hilton, who is in charge of
the School of Agriculture and the
Agriculture Experiment station,
related , that , the agriculture pro
gram coming from this institution
Kbelonged to the rural people of
North , Carolina. Agriculturally,
the state will progress only in pro
portion to tne progress of the col
lege and experiment station, he
said.- ;;-!.!'' --.p t :, 1
Dean Schaub .'told ' the - ktoud
that North Carolina had made
more progress in the past 10 years
than any other state lit the 'un
ion. He, stated that .it was grati.
lying to him that during the past
few years' the com yield had in
creased from" a 'state average of
22 to 32 bushels of corn per acre.
This has resulted in a $30,000,-'
000 increase in income. to North
Carolina farmers. The tobacco
yields' have advanced from : 760
pounds to 1,19.0 pounds per acre.
Many other similar agriculture ad
vancements have ' come to our
North Carolina farmers as a re
sult of better agriculture practices
stated Mr. Shaub. - f- , ,
The Farm Bureau- appointed a
committee to work with the two
Morehead City Jaycees will spon
sor the annual "Miss North Caro
lina" pageant at Morehead City in
July, 1949, and definite prepara
tion for the event was begun at
their weekly meeting Monday
night at the recreation center.
Walter Morris is chairman of
the committee to plan for, the
beauty festival in which a Tar Heel
lass to represent North Carolina
at Atlantic City, N. J., will be chos
en. The beauty contest in the past
has been held at Wilmington.
H. S. Gibbs, Jr., reminded mem
bers of the "Get Out the Vote"
campaign which Morehead City
Jaycees are backing in an effort
to see that every voter in More
head City township is registered
for the Nov. 2 elections.
The dance which Jaycees held
at the recreational center Oct. 6,
with Larry Clinton's orchestra
playing, was not a financial suc
cess, Sam Guthrie told the group,
but "fun was had by all."
The group launched a member
ship program, with Charles Willis
chairman. All eligible young
men in the town will be sought for
The chamber also decided lo
launch a scrap paper drive, dates
to be announced next sVeck.
One guest, Hubert C Ilepler of
Morehead City, was introduced.
The Plaxco, a 250 ton, 115 foot
menhaden boat operating out of
Southport, was towed off a shoal
in Beaufort channel and proceed
ed to its destination under its own
steam Wednesday '.afternoon at
3:30 after going aground at 4
o'clock Wednesday morning.
The U. S. Coast Guard cutter
Agassiz performed the operation.
assisted by a power boat from
Fort Macon Coast Guard station
and the Bonner C. Willis, a Beau
fort menhaden boat.
A Mr. Gough is master of the
pogie boat N which went aground
on the east side of Beaufort chan
net near nun buoy No. 2 while
proceeding out of the harbor.
Lt (jg). W. H. Burgess, com
manding officer of the USCGC
Agassiz, attributed the mishap to
an inexperienced pilot attached to
the vessel. A strong current evi
dently set the, vessel to the left
of the channel grounding it.
deans in studying the colleges
needs and budget before the leg
islature convenes. ' ,
E. Y. Floyd, who was appointed
by the Farm Bireau last April to
serve as chairman of a committee
to study equalization of railroad
freight rates, gave a report of his
findings. Mr. Floyd found that
freight rates on grain and other
products being shipped, out of the
state was greater than the rates
for the same products being ship
ped In. In conducting this sur
vey Mr. Floyd found that with 70,
000 Farm Bureau families back
ing -him that lt was easv to eet
hearings with various railroad of
ficials. ' M '1
.Flake Shaw, executive vice pres
went 01 tne r arm oureau, gave a
report of the recent meeting of
National Farm Bureau directors
which waa held in Chicago.
' Near the close of this meeting a
report waa made from each coun
ty represented of the progress of
its membership drive.
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Smyrna PTA fa Serve
Clichca Is-ar Tenighl
the Smyrna Parent-Teacher as
sociation will serve a chicken sup
per in the new school lunch room
at 7 o'clock tonight. .1.
Tickets are on sale at H. G.
Willia' store, . Smyrna, and- the
Willie Brothers store, .Wiliiston.
Beaufort PTA
To Serve Dinner
At District Meet
The Beaufort I'TA, which spon
sored the Chamber of Commerce
dinner last night in the school
cafeteria will ulso sponsor a din
ner Oct. 27 when the district
meeting of the PTA is hold in
Beaufort, according to an an
nouncement made by Mrs. Robert
Safrit and Mih. James H. Potter,
III, co chairmen of the ways and
John Wilkinson
meHns committee.
The first meeting of the year
took place Tuesday evening with
the president, Mrs. Ralph Eudy,
The Rev. T. R. Jenkins, pastor
of the Ann Street Methodist
church, led the -devolionals, after
which the minutes of the previous
meeting Were read and accepted
The treasurer, Paul Jones, report
ed $734.84 in the bank.
Reports by the chairmen of
standing committees were given.
Chairmen are ways and means,
Mrs. Safrit and Mrs. Potter, room
representatives, Mrs. Gehrmann
Holland,- magazine, Mrs. John
Haynes, publicity, Mrs. Blythe
Noe, program, James Wheatley,
membership, Mrs. George East
man, grounds, Mrs. Warren Alli
good, hospitality, Mrs. F. R. Bell,
and recreation, Mrs. Grayden
Mrs. Eudy announced that
Mrs. Ernest B. Hunter, state pre
sident of the PTA, Mrs. Paul
Dayeport, district director, Dr. J.
D. Messick, president of ECTC,
and Charles Phillips, of Greens
boro, will be present at the dis
trict meeting.
A motion was made and carried
that the teen age canteen, which
must move from the" American
Legion hut, move to the Scout
building, and that the PTA assist
the teen agers in raising money
to keep the canteen going.
ine roll call prizes were won
by Miss Gaskill's second grade,
Mrs. Jenkins' sixth and Miss Hod
rick'a 11th grades.
James Wheatley introduced the
speaker of the evening, John Wll
kinson, Washington, D. C who
gave a talk on .astronomy.
Following Mr. Wilkinson's talk
there was a reception in the home
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Lcconomics room.
IIYT Snidulrici io Heel
Al AllaiOie TonijU
Methodist Youth Fellowshlo sub-
district will meet at Atlantic Me
thodist church at 7:30 this evening.
The Atlantic MYF is in charge of
the program and the Beaufort
MYF in charge of recreation
All MYF groups of the county
are invited. This includes Metho
x Si
dist youth between 12 and 23.
IILRB Hearing on
Moves ai Iladix
Final testimony in the National
Labor Relations Board hearing, an
investigation of alleged violations
by Madix Asphalt corporation of
federal labor laws, will probably
be heard today, according to attor
neys for the respondent.
The American Federation of La
b'or. in its complaint, alleges that
four Madix workers were discharg
ed for union activity, that Manage
ment interfered with the rights
of the men to o'anize, that they
threatened to shut down the plant
if organization "-s affected, that
they caused rlain employee to
leave the ...ty, and that tin
dix c dtion contributed ' , 10s
tered and dominates " Carteret
Hoofing and Felt EunHuyees' as
sociation. On the basis of these charges,
which Madix demies, NLRB is
making the present investigation.
General counsel for NLRB con
cluded its presentation of evidence
Wednesday afternoon . following
testimony by C. C. Brewen, presi
dent of the Madix corporation.
During the time Mr. Brewen
was on the stand, both on Wednes
day and yesterday, when he was
called by the attorney for the Car
teret Roofing and Felt Employees'
association, the witness said that
he was unaware of . any union ac
tivity, AFL or otherwise, at his
plant until July 29 when four of
the Madix employees were dismiss
ed. Then he said he did not learn
that Ed Parker, Madix superinten
dent, had allegedly made the state
ment to one of these workmen
that the worker was being fired
lor trying to organize labor
"Actually," Mr. Brewen contin
ued, "I didn't know that he had
made such a statement until the
time of this hearing." Mr. Brewen
has been present at each session
of the hearing since its beginning
Oct. 6.
While being questioned by rep-
see Nino rage u
one Knows,
It s rtlullet Tone
It's mullet time, and fishermen
who catch everything from the
finest of shrimp to the tastiest of
mackerel are enjoying their favor
ite dish.
"Mullet fishing," says Tony Sea-
mon, "is kind of like licker drink-
ing. It sort of grows en you." Peo
ple who can make two or three
times a.s much money party-fishing,
or carpenting, or bricklaying,
are deserting their accustomed
pursuits1 to go out on the beach
end gamble with the mullet runs.
Tony had a boy working for him
one year who was maklnc rnnnd
$6 a day, the most he'd ever made
in nis lire, but he up and auit.
"What's the matter? Aren't you
mailing enough money?" Tony
The boy squirmed a little and
fin. II.. 1 J . mat .
iinaiiy aia: - wen, yes; out today
I seed more mullet jumping than
I ever saw befort; and I want to
go mullet fishing."
Tk. .. ., . ..... k. .
iiio mi-cuieni nine tisn are
caught mostly from the beach,
wun mayDe o men handling a
net. A good catch is 20,000 pounds,
and it will sell for from 12 cents
to 14 cents a pound.
Most people like them corned,
and once properly salted down
they will keep all , winter. For
cooking, take them out of the brine
before going to bed and let them
soak ail night in plentiful water
Next morning, roll 'em in cracker
crumbs, fry in hot fat until almost
Some people, after soaking, hano
them up in a paper bag (with
holes punched in if) for a day to
dry out.
Mayor Issues Proclamation
For Navy Day, Oct 27
Mayor L. W. Hawaii, Beau.;
fori, by proclamation, has call
ed anon citirtnt of Beaufort to
display the Anaricao flag and
participato in ' ottMrvanco of
Navy Day, Wednesday, Oct. 27.
"It is fittinc," ho remarked,
"that our citiaens be Informed
and aware of the corrent aims
and activities of oar sea-air
Navy, victor in war, and guard
ian in peaeo.,r'- ; f . ' - - y
Revenue from Beer
Beer taxes collected by the State
during September totaled $589
187.85, sending the aggregate
amount collected from beer in the
first pine months of 1948 to the
record-breaking f igurd of $4,263,
039.78, The State Department of
Revenue reported today. The fig
ures do not Include eales taxes
paid on beer or local and Federal
license taxes, . . '
Alleged Anti-Labor
Will End Today
Feuding Women
Land In Court
Evangeline Debrix Gels Sus
pended Six-Monlh Sen
tence, Pays Fine
A longstanding feud bifween
two Negro women in Beaufort was
aired for the second time in re
corder's court Tuesday as Judge
Lambert Morris heard the case of
Evangeline Debrix charged with
an assault with firearms on Alber
ta Fair.
Evangeline Debrix was senten
ced to six months in the state
house of corrections for threaten
ing Alberta Fair with a flare pis
tol, with judgment suspended on
good behavior and payment of $10.
and costs. The defendant was
found guilty in a previous case of
assault with a knife on the plain
tiff. Testimony revealed that Alberta .
Fair was dancing with Martrose
Debrix, her uncle and the husband,
of the defendant, and that Evange
line Debrix was having a beer with
Alebrta Fair's hoy friend at the
time that their quarrel began at
Club 65 on Craven st., Beaufort,
Pick Concealed
The quarrel was continued out
side. Evangelino Debrix testified,
that Alberta Fair produced an ice.
pick from her bosom and that she
picked up a pop bottle to defend
herself. '
Alberta Fair had nothing to say
about an ice pick or a pop bottle
but declared that when they got 1
outside of the building, aha saw
that the other woman had flare
pistol wrapped in a handkerchief,
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ror some distance, ine testimony
of other witnesses in the case fail
ed to support or disprove her
claim that the defendant had pos
session of a gun and threatened (
her with it. Evangeline Debrix
denied the charges. 7
The recorder found her guilty of
the assault charge, however, and
passed sentence. , )
Martrose Debrix Wanted
Beaufort police have a warrant
for the arrest of Martrose Debrix,
the defendant's husband, in con ,
nection with the flare pistol
wounding of two other Negroes al
See COURT Page 6
Smyrna Seniors J
Elect Officers
The senior c(ass of Smyrna
chose the following officers re
cently: president, Marguerite
Lewis; vice-president, Catherine
Lewis; secretary, Ora Dean Mid
gette; treasurer, Joyce M. Lewis;
reporter, Ion Love Lewis. 1
During our meeting we discuss
ed the possibilities of publishing
a year book, which will be the
third edition, of the "Whispering
Pines." It is the desire of each
and every Ntudent, so we have al
ready started 'planning just how
we will make money to carry out
our plans, -There
was no further business so
the meeting wax adjourned. ,
This year we are really, proud
of our school. Why shouldn't we
be? We have some of the things
that we've been wanting and have
needed for years. We have the
new heating system, toilet facili
ties and a school lunchroom which'
furnishes , well balanced ' , meals.
This has been made possible thru
the help of our parents , and
friends. The students of Smyrna
appreciate all that has been done
and we wsih to thank every one
who has helped us. - ( ; ,
Ora Deaa Mldgett,
, . Secretary.
Signal Light in Beadsri
Moved lb Ann and Macro ;
The signal light which for Ihe
past month has been at Ann andy
Turner street was moved yestert
day . to Ann and Moore streets.
Where it was to be hung original?
ly-- ' , '
A petition signed by the resl
denta oh Ann and Moore; streets '
in the vicinity of the intersection
was presented to Beaufort com -missioners
at their October meet- t
ing,' requesting that a stop light
be placed at their corner to pre
vent motorists from speeding' oft
the bridge into town,' endanger
ing, lives of their children . and
other pedestrians, '; f

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