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ONLY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN CHOWAN COUNTY Volume XXlX.—Number 39. Edenton Aces Encounter Little Trouble In Turning Back Williamston 41 - 0 Wayne Ashley Scores Three of Six Touch downs; Sexton Kicks Four Extra Points Greatly improved over their first outing against Roanoke Rapids, Edenton’s Aces on Fri day night outclassed the Wil ? liamston Green Wave and hung up an impressive 41-0 victory. The Aces scored the first of their six touchdowns near the end of the first quarter and from then on the outcome was little in ' doubt. After an exchange of punts Hiram Mayo in a beau tiful piece of running crossed | the goal line but the officials! ruled he stepped out of bounds on the 10-yar.d line. However, two plays later he crashed through the line to score. The Aces scored twice in the second quarter when Wayne Ashley raced 24 yards and near the end of the quarter Dickey Cobb connected with Douglas Twiddy from the 42-yard line. Near the end of the third quar ter Harry Spruill lugged the ball seven yards to score. Early in the fourth quarter Ashley crash ed through the line from the 13 yard line and several plays later he raced 64 yards to register the final touchdown. Douglas Sexton did an out standing job, adding four points out of five attempts to kick after touchdown. The other extra point was made by Spruill through the line. In the offensive department Ashley, Mayo, Spruill and Sex tor. consistently added yardage and had very little trouble, with 1 good blocking to evade the Wil ligmstoh defense. Dickey eobb performed ‘ well at quarterback and played the entire game. . Edenton’s defense also showed ' considerable improvement with Continued on Page 3, Section 2 Historical Group Will Be Guests Os Local Woman’s Club The Edenton-Chowan County Historical Commission members i will be guests of the Edenton | ■Woman’s Club at its October meeting. This will be a dinner meeting at 1 o’clock Wednesday , afternoon, October 3, at the! Edenton Restaurant. Dr. Robert Lee Humber of Greenville, chairman of the com-1 mission, will address the club at the meeting. . The commission was created j fc>y the North Carolina Legisla ture upon petition from the Edenton Woman’s Club for the purpose of acquiring and main taining local historical sites. Commission members will have their regular meeting at St. Paul’s Parish House following the luncheon. Mrs. Elton Forehand, president of the Woman’s Club, urges all members to attend the meeting. 20 Years Ago] As Found In lit FiUs Os j The Chpwan Hsrald j George A. Helms tendered his resignation as Edenton's Chief of Police to assume the chief tancy of the guards at the U. S. Marine Corps Air ( Station at Edenton. Henry Hopp, soil conservation ist of the V. S. Department of Agriculture wrote to the Cham ber of Commerce for information Continued on Page 8. Section 1 Mrs. Jack Leary Is Elected New President Os Hospital Auxiliary Chowan Hospital Auxiliary I •met Friday afternoon, September 21, at the nurses’ home, wherf new officers for the year were : elected. Mrs. J. D. Elliott, ’\p resident, presided over the meeting and the devotional was | conducted by Mrs. Jack Leary. U»t Those elected were: President, Mrs. Jack Leary; vice .president, lire. Roland Vaughan; secretary, übrs. J. Clarence Leary and ifeasßfer, Mrs. Jesse Harrell. THE CHOWAN HERALD [Meeting Changed] Mayor John Mitehener an nounced early this week that the October meeting of Town Coun cil has been postponed two days. The meeting will be held in the Municipal Building Thursday night. October 11, at 8 o'clock instead of Tuesday night, Octo ber 9. Reason for postponement of the regular meeting is the Dis trict Democratic rally which will be held in Edenton Tuesday night, October 9. Plans Complete For Chowan Fair Expected to Be One Os Best Held In Many Years Next week is Fair Week in Chowan County at the American Legion Grounds on Highway 17 and it is expected to be> one of the best fairs in years. Fire works nightly, a new show on the midway and craft demon strations are a few of the high lights. Preparations for the fair are Continued on Page 3. Section 1 Plans Being Made To Conduct Adult Classes At High School Sponsored by the Edenton Wo-, man’s Clubrpreßaytions are now beiftg made to rftarif*Bßult edu cation courses at the John A. Holmes High School. All adults interested in taking courses in typing, bookkeeping,. shorthand, art, science, math, and French, are requested to meet in the lunch room of the John A. Holmes High School on Tues day night, October 2, at 7:30 o’clock for an organizational meeting. The course will run for 12 weeks, and the cost will be $12.00, or SI.OO per session if at least 10 sign up for any one Officers installed j For Local Jaycettes Mrs. Ethel LaVoie Is President of New . Organization The Edenton Jaycettes, ac companied by their husbands, met in the Edenton Restaurant Thursday night, September 20, at 7 o’clock to install the first officers of the new club. Mrs. Jeannie Evans served as mistress of ceremony. After the invocation by the Rev. Hugh Evans, a delicious dinner was enjoyed by everyone. Charlotte Waller introduced special guests, Mrs. Mary L. Browning, who composed the Continued on Page 6—Sivtioii l EASTERN STAR MEETING Edenton Chapter No. 302, Or der of the Eastern Star, will meet Monday night, October 1, at 8 o’clock. Mrs. W. P. Good win, worthy matron,- requests all members to make a special ef fort to be present. (installed in January. The speaker for the occasion was Dr. L. P. Williams, Jr., who very interesting spoke on ,r Why I Came To Edenton, What I Brought With Me, What I Found, Here and What I Hope To Do.” The Auxiliary voted to have] meetings listed on the Com-; munity Birthday Calendar and j reports were heard from the chairman. ) Hostesses for the meeting. ( wisre Mrs. Richard Hardin aind]: Mrs. Joe Thorud. i> Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina, Thursday, September 27, 1962. Woodrow Lowe Is AgainNamedFarm Bureau President Large Number At tend Meeting Held In Armory Thurs day Night Chowan County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting in the Edenton armory Thursday night when a large number of mem bers and their families enjoyed a chicken dinner. President Wood row Lowe presided over the meeting. The principal speaker for the jccasion was A. C. (Lon) Ed wards of Hookerton, who is a past executive vice president of the North Carolina Farm Bu reau and at present is president of the Greene County Farm Bu reau. Mr. Edwards spoke very en thusiastically about the import ant role played by farmers and the necessity to have a strong Farm Bureau in order to look after the interests of farming. He pointed out the importance )f working together and to keep well informed. During the meeting officers for the Chowan Farm Bureau were elected. Woodrow Lowe was re-elected president. David Bateman was elected vice presi dent and Carroll Byrum was elected secretary and treasurer. Directors elected were Bristoe Perry, Edward Goodwin, George Lewis, T. O. Asbell, Jimmy Par rish, Harry Lee Winslow, Thomas Paul Griffin, W. M. Hare and J. Beecher Ward. I course. If less than 10 sign up for a- course, the cost will vary according' to hcAv many take' the • I course. The first regular session will be held on Tuesday night, Octo ber 9, beginning at 8 o’clock, with a two-hour period each Tuesday night for 12 weeks. Any person needing additional information before the organiza tional meeting should call the principal’s office, phone 3513. The Woman’s Club is very well pleased with the response in previous year and is hopeful many will enroll for the various courses again this year. Handicap Week October 7 To 13 15 Persons Now Reg istered In Local Em ployment Office A recent survey of application files in the Edenton office of the Employment Security Commis sion revealed that there are 15 handicapped persons registered and available for work. William A. Hollar, .manager of the local Employment Security office, stated that time and ex perience have shown that it is profitable to hire handicapped people, both from the standpoint of production and dependability. The week of October 7-13 has been declared “Employ The Handicapped Week”. The local Employment Security Commis sion offfce is cooperating with Mayor John A- Mitchener, Jr., and his committee in the pro motion of this very worthy and important program. Hollar stated, the Employ ment Security Commission urg es every employer who has a vacancy to consider hiring a handicap—it is a good policy. COMMISSIONERS TO MEET ON MONDAY. OCTOBER 1 Chowan County Commission ers will hold their October meeting Monday morning, Octo ber 1, at 9 o’clock at the Court House. LEGION MEETS TUESDAY Ed Bond Post No. 40 of the American Legion will meet on j Tuesday night, October 2, at g| o’clock. Some important busi-1 ness is scheduled to be consid- ( ered, so that Commander Alex-) ander Deßlois urges a large at- , '' ■iir t' KS IMy <wj|- MWmmSKr x Ml IP He ... ainr*. ** .o LOTS O’ LEARNIN—George Baker show surprise as he gazes at the stack of books which he will be getting ac quainted with in future.. He is a first grader in Hollywood. Chowan Ruritan Club Plans To Sponsor Livestock Show - Sale The Chowan Ruritan Club vot ed to sponsor the Chowan Live stock Show and Sale next spring. The show and sale will be limited to junior exhibitors. All 4-H and FFA boys and girls, as well as other county youth, will be eligible to enter swine and steers in the show and sale. Those persons interested in se curing steers should contact E.. S. White, vocational agriculture 28 Attend First Management Institute Class Held Thursday An administrative management; institute co-sponsored by the Edenton Chamber of Commerce, (tlx ’Snvtfl.,\s, j Administra tion and the N. C. LP Gas Asso ciation held a very successful initial session last Thursday with 28 business owners and mana gers in attendance from Eden ton and adjacent towns, accord ing to Hiram J. Mayo, chair man of the Education Commit tee of the Edenton chamber of Commerce. The institute is be ing held each Thursday night from 7:30 to 9:30 in the library of John A. Holmes High School. 4 H Club Pullet Show And Sale At Armory October 1 Pullets Will Be Auc tioned Off to High est Bidder By Exten sion Specialist The second annual 4-H Club pullet show’ and sale will be held at the Edenton National Guard armory on Monday, Octo ber 1, at 2 P. M. Sixty-three Harco Red pullets will be shown and auctioned off to the highest bidders. The show and sale is held in connection with the 4-H Club pullet chain that was establish- Conlinued on Page 2—Section 1 JAYCEES MEET TONIGHT Edehton’s Junior Chamber of Commerce will meet tonight (Thursday) at 7 o'clock at the Edenton Restaurant. President Carlton Jackson urges every | Jaycee to be present. i National Eye-Bank Week Will Be Oberved Week Os Oct. 1-7 The week of October 1-7 will be observed as National Eye- Bank Week. The North Carolina Eye-Bank, an affiliate of the Eye-Bank As sociation of America, has made vital and significant contribu- ] tions to citizens of North Caro lina seeking to obtain and re gan the priceless blessing of sight. The pioneer eye-bank proced ures bring promise of sight through corneal transplantation! to tens of thousands. October, 1962, marks the first; teacher, or Harry Venters, as sistant county agricultural agent, as soon as possible. The Ryland Ruritan Club will also be asked to help sponsor the Livestock Show and Sale. The sale will operate under the same rules as last year with the exception that it will be limited to youth and no adults will ex hibit animals. Rule changes and j other details will be published as soon as they are worked out. ..i The topic of the first session | was “Analyzing Functions of Management” and the discussion was conducted by Dr. Richard I. Levin, professor; School of Busi ness Administration, UNC. Chap el Hill. Dr. Levin is a native of Williamston, a graduate of N. C. State and is vice president of Valley View Farms, Inman, S. C- Management responsibili ties were analyzed as opposed to operations and those tools and skills which have made manage ment a profession rather than a “guessing game”. ontimied on Page 4—Section 1 Teachers Guests Os Rotarians Tonight Annual Banquet Will Be Held at Masonic Temple Tonight (Thursday) all of the white school teachers and wives of Rotarians will be guests of the Edenton Rotary Club when the annual teachers’ and ladies’ night will be observed. The af fair will be held at the Masonic Temple beginning at 7 o’clock with the dinner being served by members of the Eastern Star. President W. B. Rosevear Continued on Page 3—Section I BAND PARENTS POSTPONE MEETING TO OCTOBER 8 Edenton’s Band Parents Asso ciation has postponed its Octo ber meeting from Monday night, October l, to Monday night, Oc : tober 8. Members of the band will be selling tickets at the Chowan Fair, so that Mrs. John Bunch, president, postponed the i meeting for another week. anniversary of the beginning of the Eye-Bank Association of America, and the eleventh year of the North Carolina Eye-Bank, Inc. During the week all citizens are urged to inform themselves j of . this great organization and its tremendous and priceless contri bution to those human beings whose God-given faculty of sight is impaired or denied them. Anyone interested in making a contribution to the eye bank ! is asked to contact Dr. Richard Hardin or any member of the, , Edenton Lions Club. Aces Shaping Up For Scotland Neck Here Friday Night Players and Fans En couraged Due to Vic tory Over Williams ton Last Week j Encouraged by their confer ence victory over Williamston ■ High School Friday night, Eden ton’s Aces are preparing for their second conference game Friday night, September 28. The Aces are scheduled to meet Scotland Neck High School on Hicks Field at 8 o’clock. On paper the “Fighting Scots” Continued on Page 3—Section ! Local Post Office Commended For Savings Stamp Promotion j Postmaster J. L. Chestnutt \ says he has received a letter from William H. Neal, national i director of the U- S. Savings " Bonds program, commending the | local post office for its efforts in the promotion and sale of IU. S. Savings Stamps, j “You and your associates have j helped to make the Treasury's school Savings Program the suc cess it is today,” Mr. Neal wrote. “It is regarded as a most im portant instrument in teaching citizenship and thrift. “Now as another new school year opens, you will again have the opportunity of contributing j New 1363 Models Chevrolet Will Be On Display Friday N. J. George Invites Public to Visit the Showroom on North Broad Street Friday’, September 28, will be i big day for George Chevrolet Company, when the new 1963 Chevrolets will be displayed in the showroom on North Broad Street. N. J. George, manager, extends a cordial invitation to the general public to visit the showroom and inspect the new models. Mr. George says the most dramatic changes in the history of Chevrolet have been made in the 1963 models. Four distinctive lines of 1963 Chevro let automobiles Will go on sale in Chevrolet dealerships across the nation Friday. Offering 33 models in four separate categories—each aimed rt a specific segment of the narket—the 1963 cars represent faith in a continued strong na tional economy by Chevrolet, which is already on its way to setting an all-time industry sales record for 1962. “Come out and see the big iarade of 1963 Chevrolet mod els,” says Mr. George. Master Point Bridge Game Tuesday, Oct. 2 The first master point dupli cate bridge game to be played in Edenton will be held on Tuesday night, October 2. at 8 o’clock at the Barker House. For the past three Tuesday even ings, fractional point games have been held at 7:30 P. M., but due to the distance of travel for out of-town players, the master point games will begin at 8 P. M. Admission for these games is SI.OO and for fractional games, 50 cents. Duplicate bridge is being sponsored by the Edenton Wo man’s Club and all bridge play ers are welcome to attend. Guest Preacher At Methodist Church r The Rev. Van T- Crawford, pastor of the Edenton Methodist Church, announces that Dr. Thomas A. Collins of Rocky Mount will be the guest preach er Sunday morning, September 30, at the 11 o’clock service. Dr. Collins is president of the Wesleyan College at Rocky Mount, and the public is cordial ly invited to hear his message. $2.50 Per Year In North Carolina “^ —— II ——■— Tentative Plans Made For Democratic District Rally In Edenton Oct. 9th L Players Needed | Announcement was made early this week that three more teams are needed to complete the bridge marathon sponsored by the Chowan Hospital Auxiliary. Playing is scheduled to begin Monday, October 1 and anyone interested in entering the con test is requested to phone Mrs. Ed Bond, 3736, or Mrs. Herbert Hollowell, Jr„ 3649. to this important means of thrift education. I personally believe that a part of every American’s savings belongs in U. S. Savings Bonds, and there is no better place to’ begin than with the youthful investment in Savings Stamps. “On behalf of the Treasury Department, may I express sin cere appreciation and ask for your continued active cooperation. Through the sale of U. S- Sav ings Stamps you offer a con venient service to schools, and to the public in general.’’ Postmaster Chestnutt express- Cont’nu'd on Page 4, Section 1 New 1963 Fords Will Be On Display Friday-Saturday New Models Will Be On Exhibition at Al bemarle Motor Com pany Showrooms Albemarle Motor Company ex : tends a cordial invitation to the general public to visit their showroom on West Hicks Street Friday and Saturday. Septem ber 28 and 23. At that time the new 1963 Ford cars will be on exhibition, and this year’s Ford line includes 44 exciting new models. During the showing gifts will be given to visitors and refresh ments will be served. Officials of the Albemarle Motor Company are well pleas ed with the new models. “No matter what model you choose," they say, “driving will be more fun and less fuss than ever. Dramatic quality advances make .these ’63's the best-built cars iin Ford's history. There's a 1963 Ford for every personality, poe ketbook or purpose—44 models— twice as many as five years ago.” HOLMES SPEAKER AT CHOWAN PTA MEETING | The October meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association of Chowan High School will meet in the high school auditorium on Monday night, Cctober 1, at 8 o’clock. The Rev. George B. Holmes, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, will be the guest speak er. All parents, teachers and interested friends are invited to attend. Chowan Home Demonstration Clubs Plan Crafts Booth At Fair A crafts booth with Home Demonstration Club members demonstrating various crafts will be a special feature of the Cho wan County Fair this year. Nine different crafts will be on display in the booth during the week with a club member dem onstrating each afternoon and night. Following are the crafts to be demonstrated, the club member demonstrating, and the time: Tuesday, October 2, tin craft, Mrs. Jack Leary, 7:30-9:30. Wednesday, October 3, hooked rugs, Mrs. Belle Parker, 2:30-5:30. Wednesday, October 3, braided f FIGHT CANCER WITH 4 CHECKUP AND CHECK •\ , Final Arrangements Will Be Made By the Executive Committee At Meeting Friday The Chowan County Demo cratic Executive Committee met recently at the Court House and made preliminary plans for the forthcoming First District rally to be held in Edenton Tuesday, October 9. L. E. Griffin, county chairman, appointed several committees and tentative plans call for a parade from the Court House to the I armory, where there will be band playing, speech making and supper served. Governor Terry Sanford and First District Congressman Her bert C- Bonner will be present as well as many other state and district party leaders. The pa rade is slated to start at 6:00 o’clock P. M., and the rally at the armory to begin at 6:30 o’clock P. M. This is the first rally to be held in Chowan County in over 20 years and a large turnout is expected from all the counties in the district. The executive committee will meet Friday, Sep tember 28th, to complete plans for the rally. Thrift Sale Sept. 28 - 29 In Former Hobowsky Store Friday and Saturday, Sep tember 28 and 29, Edenton Wo man’s Club will hold a thrift sale. The sale will be held in the former Hobowsky store on Broad Street and will be in pro gress Friday from 12 o’clock noon to 5:30 o'clock and on Sat urday from 9 A. M., to 6 P M. During the sale all kinds of good used clothing will be of fered at very exceptional bar gain prices. Proceeds from the sale will be used for various projects sponsored by the Woman’s Club. License Office Closed Tuesday, October 2nd James White, local automobile license examiner, announces that his office at the police station will be closed all day Tuesday, October 2. Mr. White will be attending a school at Chapel Hill which is the reason for the of fice being closed. The office will be open as usual Monday of next week. I civic calendar ] October 7 through October 13 will be observed as "Employ The Handicapped Week". Edenton Rotarians will be hosts to their wives and white school teachers of the county at a banquet tonight (Thursday) at the Masonic Temple at 7 o'clock. Dr. Thomas A- Collins, presi dent of Wesleyan Colleqe at Rocky Mount, will preach at the II o'clock service Sunday morn ing, September 30, at the Eden ton Methodist Church. An organizational meeting for adult education courses at the John A. Holmes High School will be held Tuesday night, Oc tober 2, in the lunch room. Members of the Edenton-Cho- Continued on Page 4. Section 1 '' rugs, Mrs. Fred Bunch. 7:30-9:30. ; j Thursday, October 4, chair I i bottoming, Mrs. Carlton Perry, 2:30-5:30. Thursday, October 4, pine ■ | needle craft, Mrs. Jesse Harmon, II 7:30-9:30. ! i Friday, October 5. stool bot • j toming, Mrs. Harold Bunch, I 2:30-5:30. Friday, October 5, copper tool : ing. Mrs. Fred Bunch, 7:30-9:30. Saturday, October 6, chair caning. Mrs. T- L. Ward, , 2:30-5:30. I Saturday, October 6, decorat- I ed mints (not a craft but some thing of special interest), Mrs. i W. H. Saunders, 7:30-9:30. v~ ’ * >

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