Saturday, April 22, 2017
Local News From Southport State Port Pilot, 1935
Miss Victoria Phelps of Supply underwent an operation Monday at the Brunswick County Hospital for the removal of her appendix.
Miss Dorothy Bell, daughter of Mrs. Charles Bell of Southport, was recently elected managing editor of the High Point College weekly newspaper, The Hi-Po. Miss Bell is a member of the sophomore class.
D.H. Caison, prominent farmer of the Supply community, suffered a stroke last Monday while plowing in a field near his home. He was in a critical condition all last week but friends will be glad to learn that there has been a noticeable improvement during the last few days.
Frank Niernsee, Southpoint boy, is a member of the varsity tennis team at High Point College. In a recent match against the Guilford College racqueters, Niernsee and his doubles partner scored the only victory for his team. Frank is the son of Mrs. Frank Niernsee of Southport and is a freshman at High Point College.
The North Carolina Hospital Association will meet at the Southport Hospital on Tuesday, May 16. Dr. W.S. Rankin, in charge of hospitals and the orphanages in two Carolinas for the Duke endowment, and other important hospital officials will attend the meeting.
The American Legion Auxiliary has granted a charter to the Southport chapter, Brunswick County Post No. 194, and Mrs. C.J. Shumway, State President of the American Legion Auxiliary, will attend the unit Thursday evening, May 2, and speak in the Junior Order hall. Other prominent Auxiliary officials including Miss Arelia Adams, state secretary, are expected to be here with Mrs. Shumway.
A heavy frost last Tuesday night did considerable damage to early truck crops in Brunswick County. Beans, watermelons, cucumbers, tomatoes, Irish potatoes and other produce suffered from the cold. There was one report that water froze in boats at Southport and several farmers of the county reported that they found ice on water that stood overnight on their premises.