News Articles – 1926

Federal Point, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Fort Fisher
– from the Wilmington Star, Wilmington News, Wilmington Post, Wilmington News Dispatch

Source:
Bill Reaves files: Federal Point/Carolina Beach/Kure Beach/Fort Fisher 1725-1994

 

1926
–  Real Estate Transfers:

  • Pilot Real Estate Co., to Mrs. Sadie Baer, lot 1 in block 106, Carolina Beach.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 6-9-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Mrs. Sadie Baer, lot 18 in block 58, Carolina Beach.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 6-9-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to O.L. Wagstaff, lot 18, in block 99, consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 1-2-1926)
  • More than $42,000 in property at Carolina Beach was transferred. Among the purchasers were Pilot Real Estate Company, 20 lots; J. Oscar Hinton, 21 lots; Reality Bond Company, 35 lots.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-10-1926)
  • Woodus Kellum and Robert Ruark, com., to Sophia Berry, lot 2 in block 66 Carolina Beech; consideration $500.
  • Carolina Berach Corporation to W.H. West, lots 4 and 5 in block 52; consideration $1,000   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to George A. Biddle lot 7 in block 40; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to J.O. Connor, lot 5 in block 51; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to R.V. Eakins lots 20 and 21 in block ―D‖, consideration $1,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to J.N. Bryant and wife, lot 2 in block 78; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch; 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to A.V. Nash, lots 4, 5,14 and 15 in block 98; consideration $1,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Johnson, Knott & Company, lots 12, 13, 20, 21 in block 100; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  •  Carolina Beach Corporation to George B. Whitaker, lots 3,4, 6, 7, in block 100; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Dr. G.C. Beard lot 7 in block 52; lot 10 in block 60; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to George B. Whitaker, lots 3,4, 6, 7, in block 100; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to R.H. Brady, Jr., of Sarasota, Fla., lots 10 and 11 in block 124; consideration $1,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to George B. Whitaker, lots 3,4, 6, 7, in block 100; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to C.T. Nance and wife, lot 1 in block 95; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to George B. Whitaker, lots 3,4, 6, 7, in block 100; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to George B. Whitaker, lots 3,4, 6, 7, in block 100; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to E.B. Fox, lot 14 in block 140; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Carey W. Smith, of Greensboro, lot 15 in block 76; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to the Realty Bond Company, 35 lots; consideration $10,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to J. Oscar Hinton, 21 lots in block 59; consideration $10,000.
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to the Pilot Real Estate Company, 20 lots; consideration $6,500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to W.W. Walsh & Co., lots 6, 7, and 8 in block 124, lot 8 in block 163; consideration $1, 5000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Mrs. Grace Leslie Kiriakkes, lots 1 and 2; consideration $1,500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Miss Amelia Snokes, lot 21 in block 73; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to H.B. Grimsby, lot 22 in block 73; consideration $5000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to H.A. Pfohl and W.F. Miller, lots 1,2,3, 4 in block 96; consideration, $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-11-1926)
  • Pilot Real Estate Company to T.M. Maxwell, lot 5 in block 108; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Edwin D. Turner and wife to Carolina Beach Corporation, lot 3 in block 8, at Carolina Beach; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • George L. Farmer and wife to Carolina Beach Corporation, lots 4 and 5 in block 11, at Carolina Beach; consideration $500.    (Wilm News Dispatch 2-27-1926)
  • Bob Kiriakides and wife to Carolina Beach Corporation, lot 1 in block 101, at Carolina Beach; consideration $500. (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Wilhelmina Liesenbern to Clarisey Richardson, to Carolina Beach Corporation, lot 5 in block 68, at Carolina Beach; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • A.J. Hanby and wife to Hardy W. Jacobs, to Carolina Beach Corporation, lot 9, Hanby Beach; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Mathew Moore and others to Bettie Whitefield and husband, 5 acres of land, in Federal Point Township.    (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Walter C. Robbins, lot 15 in block 62, at Carolina Beach; consideration $600.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to N.M. Woodcock, lot 14 in block 52 , at Carolina Beach; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to W.W. Lewis, lot 1 in block 100, at Carolina Beach; consideration $500. (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Dr. Rollin Jones of Tampa Fla., lot 4 in block11, at Carolina Beach; consideration $1,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to C.D. Cockerman, of Tampa, Fla., lot 5 in block 12, at Carolina Beach; consideration $1,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to James Reid Hall, lot 6 in block 105, at Carolina Beach; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Mrs. L.E. Weaver, of Tampa Fla.; lot 5 in block 11, at Carolina Beach; consideration $1,000.    (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Harry E. Payne, Ruby Payne and M.A. Moore, lot 3 in block 78 and lots 2 and 5 in block 94; consideration $1,500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to I.D. Hudgin, lot 12 in block 101, consideration $500.  (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to W.J. Henry lot 2 in block 80, consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 2-27-1926
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Miss Sarah J. Gardner, lot 5 in block 53, Carolina Beach; consideration $500.  (Wilm News Dispatch, 3-2-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to J.M. Jackson, lot in block 56; consideration $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 3-3-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to V.D. Peace, lot 12 in block 56; consideration $500.    (Wilm News Dispatch, 3-3-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to CV. Kenneth Williams, lot 2 in block 76; consideration $500.  (Wilm News Dispatch, 3-3-1926)
  • George L. Farmer and wife to Julian K. Taylor, lot 2 in block 33, Carolina Beach; consideration $1000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 3-24-1926)
  • Mrs. Ellen K. Marlow to A. & J. D‘lugin, lot 10 in block 29, Carolina Beach; consideration $1,000.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 3-25-1926)

 

July 15, 1926
A joint meeting of the town commissioners and citizens of Carolina Beach was held in the spacious ballroom of the new Carolina Beach Hotel, to discuss a bond issue for the city. It was the unanimous opinion of all present that it was the proper thing for the advancement of the beach. The bond was for the purpose of improving the streets, expanding the water and lighting system, and building additional boardwalks, etc. The fact was also disclosed that the taxable values of Carolina Beach had undergone a considerable increase.

The bond issue was to run for a period of 30 years. A resolution was passed by those present, voicing the approval of the bond issue, and an advisory committee was appointed to the commissioner of public works, E. Fleet Williams, to be called for consultation in regard to expenditures. The members of the committee were: B.T. Hopkins, L.T. Landen, J.H. Niggel, H.S. McGirt and A.B. Blake. Bids for the proposed bonds were to be received until July 20th.   (Wilm Star, 7-15-1926)

 

July 17, 1926
Kure‘s Beach now had a brand new pier, which was a delight to visitors and fishermen. “It was a grandiloquent pier extending far out into the depths of green blueness.”   (Wilm Star, 7-17-1926)

 

July 25, 1926
A Sea Turtle weighing between 400 and 500 pounds was captured alive at Fort Fisher by Walter Winner, W.P. Holmes H.E. Rouark, J.. Pigott. The turtle was exhibited at Mr. Winner‘s place of business. 114 eggs were also found.   (Wilm Star, 7-16-1926)

 

July 26, 1926
Carolina Beach, Inc., of which E.D. Turner was vice president and sales manager, and W.W. Walsh, secretary- treasurer, took over the lease of the William Foor Hotel Corporation and Casino. They will continue to operate both popular places for the remainder of the season.

It was also announced that the Meyer-Davis Orchestra, of Washington, D.C., would be retained for the season. The policy of the hotel was to continue to be one of unexcelled service and real Southern hospitality. The hotel was now in its first season having been constructed during the winter months.   (Wilm Star, 7-27-1926)

 

July 27, 1926
Rotarians from Wilmington, Dunn, and Whiteville, with visitors from Asheville and West Point, Ga., enjoyed an excellent dinner and an entertainment program at the Carolina Beach Hotel. The Rev. J.M. Plowden was the orator for the occasion and he spoke on ‘The Rights of Man.’ During the speech, the clergyman took a jibe at the critics of women‘s fashions. There were selections by the Meyer-Davis orchestra and two vocal solos by Mrs. Hamilton Sivley, of the First Presbyterian Church choir. There was no fixed business program with the evening given over to pleasure. Members of the Club were later guests of the hotel management at the Carolina Beach Casino.   (Wilm Star, 7-28-1926)

 

July 28, 1926
J.C. Williams of Wallace, N.C. Confederate veteran, retraced his steps over the battlefield at historic Fort Fisher. He remarked that everything was drastically changed and could hardly recognize anything. He fought in the thickest of the battle, manning the Armstrong battery, under Col. Lamb, as first lieutenant. He was now nearly 90 years old, and had motored down to the fort with his son and daughters.   (Wilm Star, 7-29-1926)

 

July 28, 1926
The Castle Hayne Growers and Shippers, Inc. enjoyed a picnic at Carolina Beach. The guests spent the entire day at the beach.   (Wilm Star, 7-30-1926)

 

July 29, 1926
The members of the Business and Professional Women‘s Club held their regular business and social meeting at Kure‘s Beach. A picnic was provided. Miss Sarah McLaurin was responsible for finding transportation for those members without cars.   (Wilm Star, 7-27-1926)

 

July 31, 1926
J.R. Efird, of Columbia, S.C., one of the famous chair store Efirds of the Carolinas visited Carolina beach. He commented that it was a great seaside resort and it had many possibilities in it. He added that the new Carolina Beach Hotel would make the beach popular with people seeking recreation at the seashore. The hotel was first class, with service of the highest order. He congratulated the Carolina Beach Corporation for having done a stupendous work in the way they laid the foundation of one of the greatest beaches on this entire Atlantic. Also visiting at the hotel were J.E. Plesants, assistant general passenger agent of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, at Atlanta, and F. H. Willis, district passenger agent of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, at Birmingham.   (Wilm Star, 8-1-1926)

 

August 4, 1926
J.N. Bryant, a lumber manufacturer, purchased 10 building lots at Carolina Beach from the Carolina Beach Corporation. It was intent to build some ‘real’  bungalows on the lots. He had purchased two lots earlier in the season and sold them almost immediately. He was very enthusiastic over the real estate prospects at the beach. The lots purchased were as follows: Number 12 in Block 49; No. 7 in block 50; No. 19 in Block 60; Nos. 10,11,12 in block 67; Numbers 19 nad 20 in Block 68; Numbers 20 & 21 in Block 67.   (Wilm Star, 8-5-1926)

 

July 31, 1926
Officials of the Carolina Beach Corporation announced that a contract with the Central Coach Lines Inc., had been made for bus service between Wilmington and Carolina Beach effective today. The contract with the Highway Motor Transit Company had been discontinued.

The buses will leave from the Union Station and stop at all the city hotels and at the beach they would stop at the Carolina Beach Hotel, the Casino, and other places of amusement. The new buses were to be of the latest type, having all the equipment for passengers, baggage and express. E. D. Turner represented the Carolina Beach Corporation when he met with the bus officials at High Point, N.C.   (Wilm Star, 7-30-1926)

 

August 7, 1926
Miss Frances Young, of Wilmington, and J.H. Ketchen, of Jacksonville, N.C., were declared winners at the Carolina Bach Casino when a waltz contest was staged. Music was provided by the Meyer-Davis Orchestra. The largest crowd that has ever enjoyed dancing at the Casino was present and the contest was a great success. Also on the program there was interpretive dances, given by Mr. Conklin of the Meyer-Davis Orchestra. Manager Harriss of the Orchestra was highly complimented on his entertainment features.    (Wilm Star, 8-9-1926)

 

August 10, 1926
J.H. Williams, 52, a mail carrier of Zebulon, N.C., drowned while bathing at Fort Fisher Beach. Death occurred from excitement which in turn caused a dilation of the heart. He had been swimming in the company of Mrs. A.S. Hinton and Miss Mildred Davis, Mrs. Hinton dragged the victim from the surf. He was unmarried and survived by one brother. Burial was in Zebulon.    (Wilm Star, 8-11-1926)

 

August 14, 1926
True Cabaret entertainment – Dinner Dancing – was now a feature at the Carolina Beach Hotel. Tables in the spacious dining room were moved to the sides and the floor in the center was available for dancing.   (Wilm Star, 8-15-1926)

 

August 14, 1926
Rumors were spread that a skeleton of a mastodon was buried somewhere near the beach at Fort Fisher. Wilbur Dosher discovered a mastodon tooth on the beach which weighed 5 pounds. A few years ago Capt. Edgar Williams also found a tooth near the same place. It was sent to the Smithsonian Institute where it was classified. The Smithsonian officials suggested that a skeleton was probably near the scene.   (Wilm Star, 8-16-1926)

 

August 15, 1926
Vacationers were enjoying themselves at the following places at Carolina Beach: the Greystone Cottage on Cape Fear Boulevard; the new Reality‘s Bond Cottage‘s cottage; the Carolina Beach Company‘s cottage on the corner of Cape Fear Boulevard and Fourth Avenue; the Bunting Cottage on the beach front; the Abell Cottage on Lake Park Avenue; the Powers Cottage on the beach front; Cottage of Mrs. S.C. Ogburn on the corner of Cape Fear Boulevard and Lake Park Avenue; the new Carolina Beach Company‘s cottage on Fourth Avenue; the Ogburn Cottage on the ocean front; the Lewis Cottage, Greystone Inn (hotel) and Batson‘s Apartments..   (Wilm Star, 8-15-1926)

 

August 16, 1926
Senator George BN. McLeod, of Lumberton, observed that Carolina Beach could be one of the greatest beach resorts in the South. He had not been to Carolina Beach in years and he was surprised at the remarkable growth of the beach. He remarked that what the beach needed was a grand boulevard coming into Carolina Beach at the Casino, turning south and along the ocean front to a point below Fort Fisher and then along the historic Cape Fear River to Wilmington, the road very near the water in as many and as lengthy places as would be possible with the curvatures of the river. He was particularly interested in the real estate lying just south of Carolina Beach. The Senator was a guest at the Carolina Beach Hotel.    (Wilm Star, 8-16-1926)

 

August 21, 1926
Mrs. J.C. Thomas and Miss Frances Jones took high honors at the Carolina Beach Casino by having the highest number of votes in the popularity contest which had been going on at the beach for several weeks. Miss Helen Watts of Wilmington was runner up with a total of 2,240 votes. Mrs. Thomas had 4,135 votes and Miss Jones had 2,505 votes. Large crowds were attending the dancing at the Casino.   (Wilm Star, 8-23-1926)

 

August 20, 1926
Vacationers were staying at the following places at Carolina Beach; the Harper Cottage on Lake Park Boulevard, the S.C. Ogburn Cottage at Lake Park and Cape Fear Boulevards; the Sullivan Cottage on the ocean front: the Realty Bond Company‘s Cottage, Atlanta Avenue; the Hopkins‘ Cottage.    (Wilm Star, 8-20- 1926)

 

August 21, 1926
L.C. Fishel, of Winston-Salem, drowned below Carolina Beach and his remains were found later off the beach near Fort Fisher. He had been in bathing with two brothers and friends. Other swimmers had almost drowned the same day due to strong undercurrents.   (Wilm Star, 8-23-1926)

 

August 25, 1926
The American Bakeries Company sent out invitations to all grocers, their clerks, families and lady friends to attend a picnic at Kure‘s Beach. The entire pavilion had been leased by the company for the occasion. The ‘party’ was scheduled for 3:00 p.m. till 11 p.m. Officers from the home office in Atlanta made all plans and arrangement in cooperation with their local manager, E.R. Sturdevant. There were to be many games and prizes along with the picnic dinner. The Carolinians Orchestra were to provide the music, and there were to be solo dancing and new songs to be introduced by Mr. Murphy.   (Wilm Star, 8-26-1926)

 

August 28, 1926
Miss Katherine Murrin won first prize, $10 in gold, for the best costume at the masked dance at the Carolina Beach Casino. The masked dance was well attended, with standing room only. Miss Myrtle Costin was winner of the first prize in the popularity contest. She was followed closely by Mrs. J.L. Thomas. Miss Pinky Mathews of Hendersonville, delighted the dancers with a solo dance. Ross Conkling, orchestra drummer, entertained the crowds with his Charleston and jazz dances. Jack Harrison was the director of the Meyer-Davis Orchestra.   (Wilm Star, 8-29-1926)

 

August 29, 1926  
(advertisement) FORT FISHER SEA BEACH – A Perfect Setting for a Perfect Resort:  ‘The Ideal Year–Round Home Site of the Atlantic coast.’ – Lots on the Ocean – Estates on the Cape Fear – Buy Now! – Atlantic Realty Company, Selling Agents.   (Wilm Star, 8-29-1926)

 

August 31, 1926
Real Estate Transfers:

  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Robert W. Fennell, lot 8 in block 86, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-1-1926)
  • J.W. Efird and wife to Nathan J. Williams, lot 7, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-1-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to W.F. Shaffner, lots 2 and 3 in block 91 and lot 2 in block 101, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-1-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to the Pilot Real Estate Corporation, lots 4 and 5 in block 110, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-1-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Miss C.L. Shaffner, lots 6 and 7 in block 12, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-1-1926)
  • J.W. Efird and Wife to Mrs. Olive Martin, lot 6 plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-2-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to R.M. Roberts and wife, lots 1 and 2 in block 135, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-2-1926)

 

September 6, 1926
The annual Athletic Event staged at Carolina Beach drew a large crowd and Ed Turner, of the Carolina Beach Corporation, expressed great pleasure at the number of entries. The cash prizes amounting to $50 was found very attractive by 42 youngsters who entered the races. Among the entries were: 75-yard dash, boys under 110 lbs. – Edward Murrin, James Craig, Frank Abell; 100-yard dash – boys over 110lbs. Eugene King, Tom Bruff, Jack Farrar; Running Broad Jump, under 110 lbs. – James Craig, Edward Murrin, Horace King; Running Broad Jump, over 110lbs. – Tom Bruff, William McKeel, Jack Farrar; Sack Race, all boys – Jack Farrar, Graham Highsmith, James Craig; Potato Race, under 110 lbs. – James Craig, W.G. Davis, Edward Murrin; Potato Race, over 110lbs. – Graham Highsmith, Tom Bruff, Edward Huddleston; Girls – 75-Yard Dash – Glavenn Craig, Elizabeth Craig, Thelma Stagall; Rope Jumping Contest – Vivian Thomas, Italyne Baggett, and Glavenn Craig.

The officials for both the boys and girls‘ events were; Marshal – W.H. Montgomery; Head Judge – J.B. Harris; Starter – C.F. Bell, Clerk – E. Turner; Judges – J.B. Harriss, Henry Burnett, William Buck.

The first prizes was $2.50; second prizes, $1.25; the third prizes, 75 cents, donated by the Carolina Beach Corporation.   (Wilm Star, 9-7-1926)

 

September 7, 1926
Real Estate Transfers:

  • J.W. Efird and wife to Harry H. Albert, lots 7 and 15 in block 49, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-8-1926)
  • S.V. Ziegler and wife to O.L. Wagstaff, the Harper property at Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-10-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to E. Myers, lot 11 in block 57, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-18-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to W.R. Dosher and wife, lots 20 in block 50, 6 in block 60 and 10,11,12 in block 102, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-16-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to M.F. Schnibben, lot 17 in block 78, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-12-1926)
  • R.V. Eakins to Carolina Beach Corporation, lots 20 and 21 in block D, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-18-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to W.R. Yopp, lot 15 in block 95, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-18-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to A.O. Von Cannon, lot 13 in block 58, plat of Carolina Beach. WILM.STAR  (Wilm Star, 9-18-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Ray Downey, lot 2 in block 104, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 9-19-1926)
  • New Hanover Transit Company to J.B. Dawson, lots 11 and 12 in block 46, plat of Carolina Beach. WILM.STAR, 9-21-1926
  • W.C. Nichols and wife to James A. Newton and wife, lot 14 in block 60, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 98-26-1926)

 

October 19, 1926
Mr. and Mrs. J.O. Ludwig celebrated their golden anniversary today at their home at Carolina Beach. They were married October 19, 1876. They were the parents of ten children. All members of the family and friends were present at their anniversary celebration.   (Wilm Star, 10-22-1926)

 

November – December, 1926
Real Estate Transfers:

  • H. A. Pfohl and wife to Carolina Beach Corporation lots 3 and 4 in block 96, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 11-4-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to T.E. Murrell, lot 4 in block 96, and lots 4 and 5 in block 98, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 11-4-1926)
  • Home Real Estate, Loan & Insurance Company to R.R. Christie, lot 5 in block 95, Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 11-6-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Home Real Estate, Loan & Insurance Company, lots 1 in block 42, and lot 1 in block 99, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 11-21-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Pilot Real Estate Company, lot 19 in block 81, plat of Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 11-21-1926)
  • Johnson, Knott & Company to J.W. Bowers, lot 13 in block 100, Carolina Beach.   (Wilm Star, 11-21-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Mrs. Mary M. Durham, lot 2 in block 93, Carolina Beach, for $100 and other considerations.    (Wilm News Dispatch, 12-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Mrs. Katherine a. Barry, lot 9 in block 52, for $500.   (Wilm News Dispatch), 12-11-1926)
  • Carolina Beach Corporation to Robert L. Blackburn, lots 2 and 3 in block 58, for $100 and other considerations.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 12-11-1926)
  • J.W. Efird et ux to Ewart N. Smith, lot 11, Efird property, Carolina Beach, for $10 and other considerations.   (Wilm News Dispatch, 12-23-1926)
  •  J.W. Efird et ux to Daisy black Bryan, lot 5 in block A, Carolina Beach, for $100 and other considerations.  (Wilm News Dispatch, 12-31-1926

 

Source:
Bill Reaves files: Federal Point/Carolina Beach/Kure Beach/Fort Fisher 1725-1994