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Will Open Home
Season April 18th
Local Outfit Will Meet
P. W. Moore High
The Edenton High Hornets will
open the 1957 home 'baseball sea
son Thursday, April 18, with the
P. W. Moore High School of Eliz
abeth City. All home games will
be played on Hicks Field at 2:00
P. M. The Hornets defeated Sun
_ ' bury 14-9 Tuesday.
When weather permits the Hor
nets’ squad is hard at work trying
to get ready for the coming season.
The pitching staff, Thomas Holley,
John “Buck” Felton and Thomas
Nixon have been showing much
poise and balance. Infielders Capt.
Haywood Harrell, Thomas Harris,
Sherman Horton, Willie Overton,
Roy Lee Collins and George Simp
son show the best form to date.
Flychasers Ernest Goodwin, Henry
Overton, John Beasley and Willie
Jenkins are showing promise.
James Drew will be the starting
catcher assisted by Donald Roberts.
The team will be coached this sea
son by Howard K. Wilson and the
team manager will be William Bon
ner assisted by James Mayo.
The tentative schedule the
Hornets is as follows:
April B—P. W. Moore, here.
April 12—Tarboro, there.
April 17—Tarboro, here.
April 19—Buckland, there.
April 23—Sunbury, here.
April 24—Sunbury, here.
April 26—Lewiston, there.
April 29—Buckland, here.
May 3—Winfall, here.
May 10—Lewiston, here.
May 15—P. W. Moore, there.
May 20—Winfall, there.
In Income Contest
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ing improved practices on present
enterprises. Up to 20 points for
Improvement in general farm and
home management, which includes
How the contest works. A fami
ly may decide to start a laying
flock enterprise to increase income.
A hog raising enterprise may be
adopted or hogs increased. Any
additional enterprise or increase in
present ones will count.
Using improved practices on
present enterprises will count. For
example, a family has their soil
tested for crops to be grown this
year and they follow the soil test
recommendations for lime and fer
-1 tilizer. Controlling insects on
crops, planting adapted hybrid corn
and controlling plant diseases are
Farm and home records must be
kept to show the achievement..
This will be included under the j
farm and home management phase. I
Also included will be the economi
cal use of family income.
The contest is open to both land
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owners and tenants and both col- 1
ored and white. In order for a i
family to participate, they must fill
out and sign an application form
by May 1. Application forms may
be obtained from any of the agri-:
cultural workers such as the county |
agent’s or home agent’s office, Soil!
Conservation Service office, voca
tional agriculture and home eco
nomics teachers. The completed
form must be returned to the agri
cultural worker' by May 1.
Agricultural workers have ap
proved the contest for Chowan
County. They will be glad to as
sist participants with their plans
for increased, income nnd in putting
their plans into action.
Farm families who are interest
ed should contact the county
agents’ offiee or one of the other
agricultural workers and get set upj
by May 1. The contest participa-l
tion does not involve any obligation
on the participant’s part. Those
who increase their income by par
ticipation will win the additional in
come whether they win a prize or
not, so they can’t lose.
ROTARIANS MEET TODAY
Edenton’s Rotary Club will meeti
this (Thursday) afternoon at 1 1
o’clock in the Parish House. The
program will be in charge of Jack
Habit and President George Alma|
Byrum urges a 100 per cent at- j
Shell Your Seed
All Peanuts Cleaned, Shelled, Hand-
Picked and Treated; Ready for Plant
ing Before Leaving Plant
REMEMBER: An Experienced Operator
Can SAVE You Money!
OUR PLANT IS LOCATED ON NORTH BROAD
STREET IN FRONT OF BA.H. MOTOR CO.
We Also Have Seed
Peanuts for Sale
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THE CHOWAN HERALD, EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, APRS. 4, IMT.
Rev. E. S. Parker Dies
After Lengthy Illness
The Rev. Elias Spring Parker J
pastor of the Gale Baptist
Church, died Thursday afternoon in
Chowan Hospital following a j
lengthy illness. A native of Cho-1
wan County, he served as pastor of.
the Gale Street Baptist Church for!
20 years and pastor of St. John’s j
Church for 10 years. Prior to en
tering the ministry he taught school
in Pitt, Camden and Chowan coun
ties. He was also a past master
of the John R. Paige Lodge No.
13 and a member of the Shrine.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Fan
nie A. Parker; a daughter, Mrs. Sy
bil S. Ervjn, and two brothers, Al
bert and Addison Parker.
Funeral services were largely at
tended at the Gale Street Baptist
Church Sunday afteiyioon, when
many prominent friends attended.
At the sprvice quite a few friends
paid tribute to deceased. Burial
was in Vineoak Cemetery.
COUNTY DEBT REDUCED
West Byrum, Chairman of the
Chowan County Commissioners,
was on Monday to pay
$3,165 on the county’s indebtedness.
The amount represents road, bridge
and culvert bonds and coupons due
Posters To Be Judged
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ed in store windows in Elizabeth
City the week of April 8-12. Thej
five counties that form the soilj
conservation district are:' Chowan,;
Perquimans, Pasquotank, Camden
Judges for the district contest
are: Rod Amundson, Editor of
Wildlife In North Carolina and
chief of education division, North;
Carolina Wildlife Resources Com
mission; C. C. Abernathy, manage
ment agronomist, soil conservation
service and S. A. Dowdell, district
forester, North Carolina Forest
LIONS MEET MONDAY
Edenton Lions will meet Monday
night, April 8, at 7 o’clock. Presi
dent Ernest J. Ward, Jr., urges ev
ery member to he present.
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first aid course Friday nights at
the Junior-Senior High School
Stephen Alford, district offiwtj
for the North Carolina Veterans
Commission, will be in his office,!
Room 304 Citizens Bank Building,!
Tuesday afternoon, April 16, from
1:30 to 4 o’clock.
Edenton Lions Club will, meet
Monday night, April 8, at 7 o’clock,
Edenton Jaycees will stage an
nother light bulb sale Friday night,
Oak Grove Home Demonstration
Club will hold a barbecue dinner at |
its community building Friday
night, April 12", at 7 o’clock.
Northeastern Cancer <slinic will
be held at the Cancer Center, Eliza
beth City Friday, April 5, with
registration beginning at 1 P. M.
MYF of the Methodist Church
will sponsor a hake sale Saturday,
April 6, beginning at 9 o’clock atj
the P & Q Super Market.
St. Paul’s Woman’s Auxiliary
will meet Tuesday afternoon, April
9, at 1 o’clock in the Parish House.
Town Council will meet Tuesday!
night. April 9, at 8 o’clock in the:
Edenton Rotariniis will meet this!
(Thursday) afternoon at 1 ’clock
in the Parish House.
The banquet of local chapters of |
the North Carolina Education Asso-I
Ciation has been cancelled. The
banquet was scheduled to be held ]
tonight (Thursday) in the Masonic |
A stated communication of Una-'
nimity Lodge No. 7, A. F. & A. M., j
will be held tonight (Thursday) at
Sponsored by the Tri-County
Ministerial Association, in which
Edenton Jaycees will cooperate, a
sunrise service will be held on the
Court House Green Easter morn-
Edenton’s Pa rent-Teacher Associ
ation will sponsor a May Day festi
i val in the Teen Age Club Wednes
day afternoon, May 1, beginning at
Ed Bond Post No. 40 of the
American Legion will meet Tuesday
night, April 9. at 8 o’clock.
Edenton Tea Party Chapter of
the DAR will meet in the Iredell
Hqtify Wednesday afternoon, April
10 at 3:30 o’clock.
Evening prayer services will be
held in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
each Wednesday night during Lent
at 8 o’clock.
Judging for Chowan County's en
trants, in the conservation poster
contest will be held Friday after
non, April 5, at 2 o’clock in the
Edenton Elementary School. Dis-
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I triet judging will beheM Frtjaf,
l April 12, in the Virginia Dare TTd
-1 tel at Elizabeth City,
The Albemarle Chorus will meet
! FViday night, April 5- at 7:30
o’clock at Hotel Joseph Hewes.
i Chowan Tribe of Red Men will
meet Monday night at 8 o’clock.
VFW Auxiliary will meet tonight
(Thursday) at 8 o'clock, when new
officers will be installed.
• Pre-school clinics will be held hi
Chowan County from Wednesday,
April 17 through Thursday, April
25th. ’ ■
20 YEARS AGO
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age was scheduled to present its
program in Edenton.
Services at the Methodist Church
were resumed after being called off
due to a defective heating system.
It was practically assured that
the Edenton Lions Chib would
sponsor an eye clinie.
Eighteen took an examination at
the Edenton Post Office for a sub
stitute clerk-carrier opening.
House Bill 778 passed in the Gen
eral Assembly authorizing the new
Highway Commission to adjust
claims which certain counties have
against the State for roads con- j
structed prior to the state taking
over the system.
Interest ran high m a proposal
to have published a booklet setting
forth all phases of Edenton life.
Chowan County sponsored a pre
R. E. Leary reported that 221
shares of building and loan stock
matured, representing $22,100.
A. S. Smith reported catching in
his nets a rockfish which was tag
ged in Connecticut.
Game Warden. J. G. Perry an
j nounced that it was unlawful to
I fish in inland waters from April 1
I to May 10.
W. A. Everett announced that the
; Edenton-Mackeys Ferry would be
' gin its summer schedule.
Books Now Cataloged
At Colored Library
The card catalog has arrived, at
the Brown-Carver Library and the
books in the library are now in
the process of being cataloged.
New adult books added to the li
brary last month were: “White
Fang” by London: “Don’t Go Near
The Water,” by Brinkley, and *‘loo
Greatest Sports Heroes” by Davis.'
Juvenile: “Little Black Sambo”
by Bonnerman and “The Hiawatha
Primer” by Holbrook.
First Traveler You woke me
out of a sound sleep.
Second Traveler—l had to. The
i sound was too loud.
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Spring Festival Os
Values April STo 13 „
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the quality and price of merchan
The merchants cooperating* in
Edenton’s Spring Festival of Val
ues indude the following:
Edenton Furniture Company,
Ralph E. Parrish, Inc., Hughes-
Parker Hardware Company, Elliott j
Company, Chas. H. Jenkins Motor
Cotnpany, Malone’s 5 and 10-cent
Store, *S. Hohowsky Department
Store, Harrell Gas & Coal Com
pany, Western Gas Service, C. N.
Ricks Jewelry Store, The Jill
Shoppe, The Betty Shoppe, P & Q
Super Market, Mitchener’s Phar
macy, Quinn Furniture Company,
8.8. H. Motor Company, Belk-Ty
ler’s, Albemarle Furniture Com
pany, Albemarle Motor Company,
Rose’s 6-10-25-cent Store, Cuth
rell’s Department Store, Western
Auto Associate Store and Byrum
An eight-page circular including
a partial list of the many bargains!
to be found in the various stores]
has been mailed throughout the en
tire Edenton trading area in an ef
fort to attract shoppers to Eden-|
ton during the Spring Festival oft
Values. Radio Station WCDJ is I
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alio giving a generous aingjft of**
public dty fp the event, so thatjjfltjcg
aliens publicity conebrrfartj3sh»g
ShojLln Patent,in Days, it is
shajjiplrs by the hundreds will
advantage of the many special of
ferings being made to attract »new
and old customers.
Arrests In Edenton
Total 79 In Marclf
Chief of Police George I. Dail- re
ports', that Edenton police made a
of 79 arrests during March, of.
which 73 were found guilty as
charged. Miscellaneous traffic ar
rests led the list at 21, followed.by
15 for having no town automobile
license and 10 drunks.
Os those arrested 55 were white
males, three white females, 19 col
ored males and two colored females.
Fines amounted to $317.50 and
costs $410.65, for a total of $728.15,
of which $95 representing officers'
fees \yps turned back to the town,, .
Activities of the police during
the month included 65 calls answer
ed, five accidents investigated, 10
funerals worked, 24 ' street lights ,
reported out, 21 courtesies extend
ed, 13 dpors found unlocked, 18 in
vestigations made, two fire calls
answered, and 566 citations issued.
The police made 848 radio calls an#j
were! on the air one hour, 10 minr
utes and 40 seconds.