The Chowan herald. online resource (Edenton, Chowan County N.C.) 1934-current, October 13, 1960, Image 1
ONLY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN CHOWAN COUNTY Volume XXYH.—Number 4L~ EdentonAcesDown Arch Rivals Yellow jackets Os E. City Edenton Outfit Turns On Steam In Second Half to Win Game py 28-6 Score An inspired Elizabeth City Hfeh School football team held the high-flying Edenton Aces to a single touchdown during the first half in Elizabeth City Fri day night in the annual clash of 1 these two arch rivals. In fact the calibre of play exhibit ed by the Yellow Jackets in the fifrst half discounted the pre game opinion of the strength at Coach Honey Johnson’s 1960 fdotball machine. The Jackets played the Aces on about even terms during the first half, so that there was considerable ap prehension on the part of many Edenton fans that the outcome might easily develop into an other major upset. However,, the Aces came back strong in the second half and finally de feated the Jackets twice in suc cession and for only the second time on their home field by a score of 28-6. The Aces were held scoreless in the first quarter with neither threatening to score. It was about midway of the second quarter that the Aces in a 61- yard march scored when Bubba Hopkins crashed through the line from three yards out. Hop kins bore the brunt of the drive for he carried the ball 10 times and registered gains through the line on every play. On the second half kickoff, Jerry Tolley, to a great extent, relieved the pressure for Eden ton fans when he pulled in the ball on the 22-yard line and in a beautiful piece of ball-carrying scampered 78 yards for a touch down to put- the Aces i* thw lead 14-0. The Aces’ third touchdown came about midway of the third quarter when Tolley, who was about to be tackled, latereled to Fred Britton, who went the distance. The final counter was made in the fourth quarter when Forehand passed to Tol iey, who was far out in the open and merely trotted across the goal line. Continued on Bage 6, Section 2 . \\ ' 20 Years Ago Ai Found ifc the Hi** of 1 Tha Chowan Herald [ — >\ Chowan County joined the re mainder of this nation in re quiting all male citizens between the age of 21 and 36 to appear at the Edenton or Chowan High School to be Tegiatered under the new peacetime military con scription law. At a meeting of the Chowan County Commissioners no little consideration was given to re- j valuation of property in the county. The matter was post poned until their next meeting in order to decide if the work should be done by local people or employ outside expert as sessors. R, P. Badham was re-appoint ed Chairman of the Chowan County ABC Board. In an executive session Town Council discussed changing the town charier with overtures made to eliminate the Board of Public Works bringing the en- Continued on Rage 6 ■ Bection I Edenton Girl Scouts Reorganize With Four Troops Now Active The Girl Scouts of Edenton have reorganized for the year 1960-81 with -four active troops meeting at the present time. There are t#o Brownie troops for girls in the third and fourth , grades, approximate ages eight to ten years; land two Girl Scout troops for fifth and sixth grade girls, approximate ages IQ to years. 1 TF Brownie Troop No. 6, third grade girls, ,'led by Mrs. Elton Forehand and Mrs. Bruce Jones, meets at St Paul’s Episcopal -Parish- HbiJse °n West Gale Street Wednesday at 2:30 P. M. Brownie Troop No. 1, fourth TH* CHOWAN HERALD j Cart Pushers ] ■ f During October, November and December the hospital cart will be taken care of by the follow ing Auxiliary members. Mondays: Mrs. Albert Byrum. Tuesdays: Mrs. W. E. Bond. Sr. Wednesdays: Mrs. Boyd Har less. Sr. Thursdays: Mrs. J. C. Leary, Sr. Fridays: Mrs. George Hoskins. Case Workers Meet In Edenton Welfare case workers from the Northeastern District held an all day meeting in the Parish House Wednesday of this week. In the neighborhood of 22 case workers attended, with Mrs. Aiko Wil liams of Camden County as chairman of the group. The principal speaker for the meeting was Dr. Charles Llew ellyn, who is director of the out-patient clinic at Duke Hospi tal. Leon Evans Os Chowan Is State Winner In 4-H Forestry Project Information was received Tues day morning from State Col lege, Raleigh, that Leon Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin L. Evans, Route 1, Edenton, has been judged the state winner in his 4-H forestry project, based on his long time record. Leon will receive a pen and pencil set from The American j Forest Products Industries, Inc., (and if he wins in sectional com petition- he -will have van all-ex pense trip to National 4-H Club Congress to be held in Chicago • November 27-December 1. | Leon is a member of the Cho wan High School Senior 4-H , Club and the Oak Grove Com ' munity 4-H Club. He has been New HI Rambler On Display Today Gene Perry Much En thused Over New Model Features The new 1961 Rambler auto mobile will go on display today (Thursday) at the Edenton Mo tor Company on North Broad Street. The grand showing will continue through Saturday of this week and Gene Perry, man ager, extends a cordial invita tion to the general public to view and inspect the 1961 Ram bler. Free refreshments will be served during the grand open ing days. Mr. Perry points out that the 1961 model offers a fine balance of line and form and greatly improved styling. He is very much enthused over new fea tures in the - 1961 models and hopes many people will visit the showroom during the display. POCAHONTAS MEETING Chowanoke Council No. 54, Degree of Pocahontas, will meet tonight (Thursday) at 8 o’clock. Mrs. Bernice Brooks, Pocahontas, requests all members to attend. meets at the Barker house on Thursdays at 3:30 P. M. Girl Scout Troop No. 2, fifth grade girls, led by Mrs. J. H. Conger, Jr., and Mrs. J. C. Parks, meets at St. Paul’s Parish House on i Mondays at 3:30 P. M. Girl! Scout Troop No. 8, sixth grade girls, led by Mrs. Scott Harrell and Mrs. John Graham, meets on Tuesdays at ,3:30 P. M., at St Paul’s Parish House. The Girl Scouts are sponsored by the Edenton Woman’s Club with the following members onj the Council: Chairman, Mrs. j John Graham; vice chairman, Mr*. Roland Vaughan; secretary,, Mr*. T. C; Byrum v Jr.; treasurer, | Edenton, Chowan County, North October 13, 1960. Ad lice 4-N Chib Will Top Honor For Booth At Fair First Time”4-H Club Has Won Home Feed & Fertilizer Company Trophy The Advance 4-H Community Club won the grand champion trophy last week at the Chowan County Fair for the best edu cational booth entered in the fair. The theme of the prize winning booth was “4-H 'Mem bers Increase Income By Using Recommended Practices.” This was the first time a 4-H Club has won the trophy which is presented annually by the Home Feed & Fertilizer Com pany. Center Hill Junior 4-H Club won second place in the junior division and John A. Holmes High School booth came in third. In the senior division Oak Grove Community 4-H Club won' first place, the Chowan Future Farmers of America, second; the Chowan Future Homemakers of i America, third; John A. Holmes Future Homemakers of America, 1 fourth: and the Center Hill Sen ior 4-H Club, fifth. Continued on fag* B—Section 1 a 4-H Club member since 1953 and started on a forestry project in 1956. Since that time he has planted approximately 12,000 loblolly pine seedlings, 500 long leaf pine seedlings, and poison ed undesirable hardwoods on several acres pf woodland. In 1957 Leon attended State 4-H Forestry Camp at Millstone and was very enthusiastic about the forestry classes that were thugbt .there. He influenced a neighbor boy, Joe Nixon, to take up forestry and later, one of his brothers, also. Joe and Leon worked on a demonstration en titled “Plant Tomorrow’s Trees Today” and won first place in Continued on Page 5. Section 1 Gavin To Speak At Lions Meeting Republican Guberna torial Candidate to , Visit Club Oct. 17 Robert Gavin of Sanford, Re publican candidate for Governor, will be the guest of the Edenton Lions Club Monday night, Octo ber 17. James Griffin, presi dent of the club, urges every Lion to be present to hear Mr. Gavin, who will be the princi pal speaker for the meeting. At the meeting Held Monday night of this week Joe Thorud announced that the Corn Club meeting will be held Monday night, November 21. Oscar Duncan, chairman of the White Cane drive, reported that slls had been collected on Broad Street on Saturday, Octo ber 1. President Griffin reported that | one or two agencies in Eden ton were interested in the Lions sponsoring an eye bank. West Leary was instructed to have his committee investigate the possi bility. • I New Commander For Area Guard * ■ Lt. Col. Herbert H. Taylor, Jr., of Tarboro has been appointed commander of the 2nd Battle Group, 119th Infantry, North Carolina Army National Guard, which consists of units located . in “Rocky Mount, Nashville, i Edenton, Williamston, Windsor, 1 Ahoskie, Lasker, Elizabeth City, 1 J Tarboro, Scotland Neck and Farmville. Col. Taylor succeeds Col. B. A. Peterson of Ahoskie, who re cently resigned after serving al most 28 years cumulative service in the Army and-the National! J Guard. Col. Taylor has served in the National Guard since its reor , ganizgtion in 1947 after World j has had^aMurmnents Presented Silver Service Prize nflALfv mmm ,'' 1 - §§| jf 1 IVhJB k mm gj i l f • i MW t In a special award ceremony which took place Saturday morning at Bytum’s Gift Shop, Miss Catherine Tynch, 1960 graduate of Cho | wan High School, received a prize of a six-piece place setting in | her selected silver pattern. Peachtree Manor. Mrs. Lain Smith. . above left, made the presentation. The sterling silver was won by | Miss Tynch in the nationwide "Sterling Is For Graduates" Silver smiths of America. Miss Tynch is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Tynch of Route 3. Edenton. and is a freshman at East , Cnrolina College. More than 40.000 graduating high school girls I entered the contest by registering the name of their favorite | pattern of sterling flatware with a local participating retailer. Winners were selected in a national drawing held in New York City. Over 2,700 prizes totaling $25,000 in cash and sterling silver i was distributed to girls from all sections of the country in this I "Girl Graduate" contest.—(Photo by J. P. Ricks, Jr.) Bruce Jones Named New President Os Edenton’s C. Os C. Group of New Offic ers Elected Late Last Week at Board of Directors’ Meeting At a meeting of t.he board of directors of the Edenton Cham ber of Commerce Tield last week Bruce F. Jones was elected as president. He succeeds William P. Jones. At the same time Joe Con ger, Jr., was elected vice presi dent; Tom H. Shepard as secre tary and William Privott as treasurer. Mr. Jones is owner of the Al bemarle Motor Company, the Edenton Ford agency. He grad uated from Maury High School in Norfolk, where he was an out standing football player. Later he received a degree in business administration from the Univer sity of North Carolina. He spent several years in Syracuse, New York and returned to Edenton to be connected with the Albemarle Motor Company. Mr. Jones has been active in j civic affairs, not only in the | Chamber of Commerce, but he is | also a member of the Junior | Chamber of Commerce and Ro- j tary Club, where he has been an I outstanding member. At the same meeting C. A. Phillips, vice president of the Edenton Cotton Mill, was elected as a member of the board of di rectors. He succeeds Ernest J. Ward, Jr., has resigned due to leaving Edenton shortly. Other directors include J. E. Debnam, Jesse Harrell, Guy C. Hobbs, Joe Conger, Jr., Tom Shepard, Bruce Jones, Richard S. Atkinson, Jr., R. Elton Fore hand, W. H. Hollowell, J. Clar- , ence Leary, William S. Privott, John Mitchener, W. E. Bond, Thomas Byrum, Jr., James Perry and William P. Jones. Chowan Farm Bureau Drive For Members Still In Progress Lester 'T. Copeland, president of the Chowan County Farm Bureau, reminds Chowan County citizens that the Farm Bureau membership drive is still in pro -1 gress in the hope that a larger j membership than last year will , be realized. Bristoe Perry, membership ! chairman, has mailed membership I cards throughout the county, . some of which have not yet been returned with the $5.00 member-' ship fee. Mr. Perry urges these memberships to be returned im mediately so that the drive can be completed. He also hopes ! that there are some who have not received cards who will have enough .interest in the organiza tion by sending him the annual dues of $5.00. Mr. Copeland points out only a few of the Farm Bureau's ac- ; Local High School Now Participating In TV Programs John A. Holmes High School on Wednesday of this week started participating in the North Carolina In-School Tele vision Program, sponsored by the. .University of North Caro lina. The course is being offer ed in American history and will be viewed each school morning from 9 until 9:30 o’clock by the junior students in Mrs. Rebekah Overman’s history class. The school was enrolled Octo ber 5 by the University of North Carolina to officially participate and receive their materials for the program. The school and students will participate in the program for the entire school year. The television program will be received over Channel 7, WITN, Washington, N. C. Another Thrift j Sale Saturday * i Sponsored by the Edenton Wo man’s Club, another thrift sale is scheduled to be held Satur day, October 15. The sale will again be held in the building formerly occupied by The Rug Shop on Broad Street front 9 A. M., to 5 P. M. Clothing of all kinds for the entire family will be sold at great savings. EASTERN STAR MEETING Edenton Chapter No. 302, Or der of the Eastern Star, will meet Monday night, October 17, at 8 o’clock. Mrs. Margaret Bell, worthy matron, is very anxious to have a large attend ance. tivities during 1959, which in clude the following: The Farm Bureau secured leg islation providing for the present 3-cent per gallon federal tax, re i fund on gasoline used for non highway purposes, which in Chowan County amounted to $29,280. The Farm Bureau secured modification in 1957 providing for the present 6-cent per gallon state tax refund on gasoline used for non-highway purposes. In Chowan County this amounted to $43,920. The Farm Bureau secured leg islation exempting the 3% sales tax farm machinery and parts which amounted to $8,784 in Chowan County. The Farm Bureau sponsored legislation eliminating the state Cswitaw* «a Pag* s—toctioa 1 Aces Preparing To Meet Weldon High 1 School Friday Night Boys Now Very Anx-j ious to Maintain Per fect Record; Weldon Strength Unknown ( Edenton’s Aces, who have tast ed victory in easy fashion in the six games played thus far this season, are now preparing to tuck their consecutive victory under their belts next Friday night. They are scheduled to meet the aggregation from Weldon on Hicks Field with the game be ginning at 8 o’clock. Very little is known about the strength of the Halifax County outfit, although last week they easily defeated Franklinton by a score of 25-0. | The Aces came out of the! Elizabeth City battle last Fri-j day night unscathed and, barring ( injuries during "‘practice sessions, should be in tip-top shape for the game. The Aces sport an enviable' record thus far this season, forj in their six games they are not only undefeated, but have rolled up 196 points while holding their opponents to 18 points. They Continued on Page 6—Section I Library Is Planning “At Home'”) For Mrs. Emily Badham Coxe 1 On Tuesday Night, October 18; Miss Marion Robertson, librar-j ian for the Shepard-Pruden Me-i morial Library, announced early i l , this week that the library will | | observe an “At Home” for Emi-: ■ly Badham Coxe Tuesday even- j ing. October 18, at 8 o’clock. I j The public is cordially invited. I 1 Mrs. Coxe has just written 'her first book called “Mother of the Maid” and she has agreed to speak informally on how she got her book published. As on | another memorable occasion, when the Shepard-Pruden Li brary celebrated the publishing; of Inglis Fletcher’s first book.; St. Paul’s Bazaar Scheduled To Be Held On Nov. 15th Special Features Are Planned To Make This Year’s Affair Another Big Success The Annual Bazaar of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be held on Tuesdav, November 15. at the Parish House, beginning at 11:30 A. M„ and closing at 4:30 P. M. The theme this year will be "St. Paul’s Country Fair”. Luncheon will be served from 12 until 2 P. M. Dinner will be at 6:30 followed by square dancing. As has been customary in past years, the bazaar will offer many and varied handmade ar | tides suitable for Christmas j gifts. There will be the usual I food table where homemade I pickles, preserves, cakes, pies ! and cookies may be bought. Again this year a plant "table will be a special feature with • a variety of plants and small shrubs on hand. Other attractions will be a Grab Bag Table, Country Bar gains and a Cartoon Matinee. Mrs. Richard P. Baer 11, is general chairman of the bazaar. Special Meeting For Up-County Firemen A SDecial meeting of the Cen ter Hill-Cross Roads Fire De partment has been called for Monday night, October 17. The meeting will be held in the au ditorium at Chowan High School beginning at 8 o'clock. This meeting has been called for the purpose of considering a very important matter, so that not only all volunteer firemen and their wives, but anyone liv ing in the Center Hill-Cross Roads community is especially urged to attend. 82,50 Per Year In North Carolir Chowan Ready For General Election Tuesday, Nov. Bth Resigns 4 jJ & JAMES M. BOND j Thursday of last week James M. Bond tendered his resignation as feller for the Peoples Bank & Trust Company. The resigna tion is effective November 1. when Mr. Bond will become as-, socialed with the Edenton Sav ings & Loan Association. the famous cupola will be light-1 ed. | Mrs. Coxe will be delighted to i autograph any copies of her book during the “at home" cele j bration. The committee in charge of ! entertainment consists of the j following: Mrs. Junius W. Da | vis. Miss Margaret Pruden, Miss Harriet Leary. Mrs. James E. Wood. Mrs. Richard Hines, Mrs. j David Holton. Mrs. Tom Elliott, i Mrs. Robert B. Smith. Mrs. Syd ney Smith. Mrs. Hector Lupton. Mrs, W. B. Rosevear, Mrs. I George K. Mack and Mrs. Earl I Goodwin. Democratic Rally j Is Scheduled For! Monday, Oct 24th Thad Eure, Os State Will Be the; Main Speaker Forj The Occasion Announcement was .made by Tom Shepard Tuesday morning of this week that a Chowan County Democratic rally will bej held Monday night. October 24. The rally will be held in the j Court House beginning at 8. o'clock. The principal speaker for the occasion will be Secretary of State Thad Eure, who is very well known in Chowan County. The public is cordially invited and it is hoped the Court House will be filled for the rally. fcivic calendar] V J A Chowan County Democratic rally will be held in the Court House Monday night. October 24. at 8 o'clock. A special meeting of the Cen ter Hill-Cross Roads Fire De partment will be held Monday night. October 17, aj 8 o'clock Continued on Page 2—Section i James Bond Resigns As Teller At Peoples Bank & Trust Co. James M. Bond, one of the tellers at the Peoples Bank & Trust Company, late last week tendered his resignation, which will be effective Monday, No vember 1. Mr. Bond has been connoted with the bank for 15 years. Mr. Bond is terminating his employment with the bank in order to accept a position with the Edenton Savings & Loan As sociation, which he feels is a step forward for him financially and at the pame time affording FIGHT CANCER WITH A CHECKUP AND CHECK A Warning Issued Rela tive to Requirement To Be Registered on County Registration Books In Order to be Eligible to Vote Machinery has been set up in Chowan County for the general election scheduled to be held Tuesday, November 8. The Cho wan County Board of Elections has appointed registrars and judges of election and designated polling places which will be as follows: East Edenton Precinct Polling Place, Court House. Registrar. Mrs. William Stokely. Judges, Mrs. Emma Bunch, Mrs. J. M. Thorud and John M. El liott. Wesl Edenton Precinct Polling Place, Municipal Build ing. Registrar, Mrs. George C. Hoskins. Judges, Mrs. J, A. Curran, M. A. Hughes and Mrs. S. Francis Hicks. , Rocky rtock Precinct Polling Place, Henry Bunch’s i store. Registrar, Alphonso Spi vey. Judges, Ervin Bunch and ,W. H. Saunders. Center Hill Precinct I Polling Place, Ross Bunch's stoic. Registrar, Ralph Good- Continued on Page s—section 1 Scottish Rite Club Formed In Edenton At a dinner meeting of Mas ons held at the Edenton Restau rant Tuesday night an Edenton Scottish Rite Club was organiz ed. Present at the meeting were Charlie Seifert, Neil Ves ter and Jake Chadwick of New Bern, all prominent Scottish Rite Masons. W. M. Rhoades acted as toastmaster for the meeting. After the decision was made to form a local club, the follow ing officers were elected: Presi dent, John Simpson; vice presi dent W. M. Rhoades; secretary and treasurer, W. C. Bunch, Jr. The following were listed as charter members: H. A. Cam pen, Jess Wilson. McKay Wash ington. Frank Holmes, Ernest Kehayes, William Adams, Albert Lassiter, Jr., Ladel Parker. R. T. Pickier. C. C. Baker and J. Ed- I win Bufflap. Episcopalians Plan Open House Sunday An Open House will be held [ in the Parish House Sundav fol lowing the 11 o’clock service’ at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Churcl in Edenton. This will be an opportunit for interested persons to see ti e new additions recently complr'- led and to gain some insight r.s Ito the plans and purposes i r i the Church School and Youth Center. Viators are cordially i.ivi’ed to attend both services and the open house to follow services. Light refreshments will be serv ed by the ladies of the Parish. Town Council Meets Tonight Edenton’s Town Council will meet tonight (Thursday) at 8 o’clock in the Municipal Build i ing. The meeting has been postponed from Tuesday night of this week due to Mayor John Mitchener and Clerk Ernest J. Ward, Jr., being out of town on ' town business. him an opportunity to learn the loan end of financing. In submitting his resignation, Mr. Bond stated: ‘‘l want to express my sin cere appreciation to all mem bers of the Board, the Officers and the employees of the bank for the friendly cooperation and help to me. I shall never forget their thoughtfulness to me for the past fn-een years and. have made mv decision to leave th* bank only after a long and seFl ous consideration."