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ONLY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN CHOWAN COUNTY • Volume XXlX—Number 4oT Merchants Os Edenton Plan "Bargain Blitz" Days October 11-12-13 - - t Expected to Be Great est Sales Promotion In History of Local Trading Center MANY BARGAINS j Sponsored By Merch ants Committee df ; ■C.of C. j Edenton merchants and service ; businessmen are readying their, stores for one of the greatest j sales promotions in the history j of this historic trading center,! the “Fall Bargain Blitz’’, which begins Thursday, October 11,, and runs through Saturday, .Oc- ' tober 13, according to W- J. P. Earnhardt, chairman of the Mer chants Committee of the Eden ton Chamber of Commerce. Those merchants interviewed along Broad Street are determin ed to provide bargains in both soft goods and durables with prices hammered down to rock- Continued on Page 3, Section 1 20 Years Ago j At Found In 1.« File* Os J The Chowan Herald i In special session Town Coun cil refused to grant Chief of Police G. A. Helms leave of absence in order to accept a po sition at the U. S. Marine Corps Air Station. Mr. Helms, there fore, decided to continue as chief of police in Edenton. At a meeting of various chair- j men of the Chowan "£ounff r Ci vilian Defense Council. * reso-' lution was unanimously passed Continued on Page 2 —Section » j To Local Historic Coniimssion 15 New Members Appointed The I's new members recently ’.appointed to the Edenton-Cho wan Historic Commission by Gov. Terry Sanford have been announced by Dr. Robert Lee Humber, commission chairman. The 1 commission held its fall meeting in Edenton Wednesday and were the guests of the Edenton Woman’s Club for a luncheon. The new members are A. C- Boyce, Richard D. Dixon, Jr., Mrs. F. B. Drane, B. Warner Ev ans, John W. Graham, Mrs. John A. Kramer, Mrs. Leon G- Leary, Miss Elizabeth V. Moore, Mrs. W. B. Rosevear, David M. War Chowan Native Given $43,000 To Carry On Research Work DR. DURWARD F. BATEMAN On Monday o| tact week Dr. Durward F. Bateman of Ithaca, N. X» received word from the National Institute of Health in Washington, D. C., that he had been granted $43,000 to carry on and increase bis research in physiology of fungus diseases at Cor nell University. A member of the 1952 graduating class of Chowan Hsgh School, Dr. Bateman is makiafc an enviable record in his field.,. He is much in demand for lectures and seminars relative to his research at schods across the country. He is scheduled to lev -i P< y?t. il> ■*>£“• MM * tSlLhed irT^Ph in I **" an international* scianlßrflc publication. Dr. Baiaman^received^his hSTpU)* s*’ 5 *’ ved his masters in 1960 I*6 years old. He was offered a position on the staff IISPSI&Kf THE CHOWAN HERALD \ C. Os C. President i h ; 1 •fe'Sp \ JrL mi GEORGE A. BYRUM Board of directors of the Edenton Chamber of Commerce on Monday unanimously elect ed George A. Byrum as presi dent. He succeeds J. H. Conger, Jr. Program Planned For Veterans Day The planning committee for the program for Veterans Day have had their first meeting. The committee will meet again on October 10th at 8 P. M., and will go farther in planning the program. All indications are that the -•ommittee is going to plan a , very interesting and appropriate program. VFW MEETS TUESDAY ; William H. Coffield, Jr. Post j No. 9280, Veterans of Foreign mander Hailctt Chesson urges a I large attendance. ren and Gilliam Wood, all of Edenton; Mrs. E. N. Elliott of Tyner, J. Welch Harriss of High Point, Miss Marie Thomas of Charlotte and Mrs. Trent Rag land, Jr., of Raleigh. Other members of the com mission are Mrs. W. J. P. Earn hardt, Mrs. Edgar G. Bond, Dan M. Paul, Mrs. Frank Graham, Hon. Irwin Belk, James Webb, Mrs. K. S. Trowbridge, Mrs. In-’ glis Fletcher, Dr. Richard H. Howland, Mrs. J. Emmett Wins low, Mrs. J. Harold Lineberger, Jonathan Daniels, Mrs. S. N- Clark, Dr. Christopher C- Crit tenden, John A- Mitchener and W. E. Bond 11. ' Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina, Thursday, October 4,1962. M ■ - ** ■ BEEF Sl<\K ON A RUNWAY Jim Robinson If If 11 ® BL v * t * 1 At upper right is pictured a view down a runway at the former Edenton Marine Air Station, where Perlin Packing Company pens and feeders will extend for one-half mile. At bottom is an artist's drawing of proposed 70-ton per day Perlin Company feed mill which will be constructed on the base property. Other pictures on page 4 of this section. Concrete runways at the for mer Edenton Marine Auxiliary Air Station are undergoing swift transition from their for mer role of absorbing the land ing Impact of 20-t'oh bujjibprs to supporting as much as" 40 mil lion pounds of beef steak on the hoof. When completed this transition will create probabiy Students' Tickets For Football Game BeingSoldLocally Price Is 50 Cents But SI.OO Will Be Charg ed at Gate In Eliza beth City Friday Cecil Fry, principal of John !A. Holmes High School, an nounced early this week that he ! had received a batch of tickets to the Aces-Yellow Jackets foot ball game next Friday night, Oc- I tober 5. The game will be played on ■ the Elizabeth City gridiron and Mr. Fry was informed by Eliza beth City school officials that all tickets, including students, will be SI.OO at the gate. The batch of tickets -sent to | Edenton are for students only’ and will be sold for 50 cents. The tickets can be purchased I from the homeroom teacher or i at Mr. Fry’s office at the school. Due to the policy of the Eliza beth City school, Mr. Fry urges i all students who plan to attend I the game to secure their tickets ahead of time for 50 cents in stead of being obliged to pay SI.OO at the gate. IColonial Motor Co. Display New Cars Oldsmobile, Buick and Pontiac Will Be Dis played Today / The Colonial Motor Corppanv announces that the new 1963 tnodel Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Buick automobiles will go on j display in its showroom today | (Thursday). Personnel of the Colonial Motor Company state that never before has such a fine line of cars been presented by General Motors. A cordial invifetion is extend ed to the general public to visit the showroom and look over the new models. the largest cattle feed lot opera tion in the Southeastern United States. Four years ago this October the Marine Air Base was deac tivated'. Soon thereafter it was declared surplus to the needs of the federal government and placed in the hands of the Gen eral Services Administration for j Geo. Byrum Elected New President Local Chamber Commerce Year '62-63 Chosen Unanimously By Board of Direc tors at Meeting Held Monday OTHER OFFICERS New President Prom ises Best Efforts To ward Progress George A. Byrum was elected president of the Edenton Cham ber of Commerce at the board of directors’ meeting held Monday at the Joseph Hewes Hotel, for the fiscal year 1962-63. Mr. By rum served as vice president of the Chamber of Commerce last year and was unanimously cho sen to fill the office. Other of ficers elected by the board of directors are as follows: Vice president, West W. Byrum, Jr., owner of the insurance agency bearing his name; treasurer, E. L. Hollowell, president of Cho wan Veneer Co.; and secretary, Wesley Chesson, Jr., secretary treasurer of Hobbs Implement Company. James M. Robinson was re- Oontinued on Page 6—S/vtion t Johnny Winborne Wins Teen- Dem District Essay Contest District winners in the Teen- Dem SSOO Essay-Speaking Con test have been announced by State Democratic Party Chair man Bert Bennett. Contestants were asked to sub mit an essay on the general sub ject, “Why Support a Political I Party?’’ and any high school stu i dent in North Carolina obtain ]ing a recommendation from his County Democratic party chair-' man was eligible to enter. 1 First prize of $260 will be disposal. In its prime the 3,280- acre air base supported 2,500 military personnel and had cost the government more than j $17,000,000. At auction in April. 11962^,tt sold for approximately $400,000 minus 807 acres which in 1961 had been granted to the Town of Edenton free and clear rs a municipal airport. New Ramblers Go On Display Friday Three Cash Prizes to Be Awarded During Showing The Edenton Motor Company announces that it will display the new 1963 Rambler automo biles at their showroom on North Broad Street Friday, Oc tober 5. Personnel of the Edenton Mo tor Company are very enthusias tic about the new models and extend a cordial invitation to the general public to inspect the new line of cars. American Motors has an nounced that beginning with 1963 models it is extending its Rambler new-car warranty to two years or 24,000 miles, cover ing both the original owner and subsequent purchasers. A feature of the grand show ing will be awarding three cash prizes which will go to those who register during the show ing. The showroom will also be open Friday night. The prizes will be: First, $35; second, $25, and third, sls. awarded at the Vance-Aycock dinner in Asheville on Saturday, October 6, following judging in the early afternoon. Each dis- t trict winner will deliver his win ning essay before a panel of judges at that time. Second prize will be $100; third prize will be SSO; and $25 will be awarded to the 4th, sth, 6th, and 7th place winners. Among the district winners is Johnny Winborne, who was de clared the winner in the First District. At this auction Perlin Pack ing C >mpanv, Indian River Road. Norfolk, Va., purchased 234 acres, 90 of which were 27-inch thick concrete and asphalt run ways and taxi ways, This -vast area of concrete will contain the gigantic cattle feeding area, the ne:nl of a p ,sh-buttom, fully Continued on Page 3—SecPon ! Thomas Cross Is NewCubmasterFor Edenton Cub Pack Den Mothers Also Ap ; pointed For Six Dens | Pack Meeting Sched- I uled For Oct. 30 i Thomas Cross has been ap pointed Cubmaster for Pack No. 1159 of Edenton Cub Scouts, j which is sponsored by the Eden ! ton Lions Club. At the same J time Leo Katkaveck was ap pointed as institutional represen tative of the Lions Club and Tom Shepard, secretary. Richard Dixon, Jr., is commit tee chairman with committee members including Henry Allen Bunch, Wesley Chesson, Jr., and John Ricks. Den mothers and their assist ants for the six dens are as fol lows: Den I—Mrs.1 —Mrs. Fred Bunch and Mrs. Dorothy Quain. Den 2 —Mrs. Carolyn Ricks and Mrs. H. C- Jackson. Den3—Mrs. Carolyn Raines and Mrs. Mae Belle Wooten. Den 4 —Mrs. John Graham and Mrs. Ed Parker. Den s—Mrs.5 —Mrs. Leo Katkaveck and Mrs. Richard Hardin. Den 6 —Mrs. Nora Lee Daven port. Richard Dixon states that the i next pack meeting will be held | Tuesday night, October 30, at ; 7:30 o’clock at the Scout cabin. First Shipment Os Cattle Received By Perlin Packing Co. A shipment of 140 cattle ar rived at the Diamond-P Ranch jof the Perlin Packing Company at the former Edenton Marine Corps Air Station. This is the first contingent of cattle which is expected to reach 40,000 head by the fourth year of operation. Another shipment is expected during this week. Representatives of the Perlin Company are now purchasing cattle at fall sales in North and South Carolina. $2.50 Per Year In North Carolina Arrangements Complete For Democratic District Rally In Edenton Oct. 9th Leads Caravan |JJRs ♦ »>«*.. ■k —*-* BERT BENNETT Heading the caravan of pro minent Democrats who will at tend the First District Demo cratic rally in Edenton Tuesday night of next week will be Bert Bennett. Mr. Bennett is chair man of the Stale Democratic Executive Committee. Oct. 7 To 13 Is Fire Prevention Week Citizens Urged to Be More Conscious of Fire Safety Fire Chief W. J. Yates calls attention to the fact that Fire Prevention Week will he ob served October 7 to 13. Mr. Yates points out that loss of life and property is still increasing by leaps and bounds and for that reason appeals to all citizens to do their part in being as care ful ns possible and during the week to get rid of all possible fire hazards. Governor Terry Sanford has issued a proclamation designat ing October 7-13 as Fire Pre vention Week in North Carolina and urges citizens to be more conscious of fire safety through out the entire year. Another Herring Breakfast Saturday The Men’s Club of the Metho dist Church will hold a pickled herring breakfast at the church Saturday morning, October 6- I Breakfast will be served from 7 ; until 9 o’clock, and will con- j tinue to be served the first Sat urday morning in each month. John E. Shackelford Resigns From Two Countv Positions J John E. Shackelford at Mon day morning’s meeting of the Chowan County Commissioners tendered his resignation as prosecuting attorney of Record er's Court and county attorney. Mr. Shackelford stated that he had accepted a position with the law firm of Uzzell & DuMont in Asheville. He expressed regret to leave Edenton, but stated that he would be benefitted fi nancially in making the change. His resignation was accepted with regret, and W. E. Bond, Edenton Aces Narrowly Edge Scotland Neck By Score Os 6-0 Though comparative scores would have placed the Edenton Aces a heavy favorite to win, their encounter with the Scot land Neck “Fighting Scots” on Hicks Field Friday night result ed in a very lucky win by the slim margin of 6-0. The win ning touchdown was the result of a fumble in the early part of the second quarter. Scot Quar terback Claude Moore, running to his left, tossed the ball to ward his fullback, Jimmy Bry ant. The ball sailed over Bry ant's head and Joe Harrell pick ed up the free ball 15 yards from pay dirt and raced un touched to score the winning touchdown. Douglas Sexton, who kicked four extra points in the previous game, missed the goal, posts, so that the score moved FIGHT CANCER WITH 4 CHECKUP AND CHECK Prominent Democrats Will Be Included In Over 600 Who Are Expected to Attend freeTdinner Affair Scheduled to Begin In Armory At 6:30 P. M. Over 600 Democrats are ex pected to attend the First Dis trict Democratic Rally schedul ed to be held at the Edenton armory Tuesday afternoon, Oc tober 9. at 6:30 o'clock. The state caravan, led bv Bert Bennett, chairman of the State Democratic Executive Com i mittee, Governor Terry Sanford. Senator Sam J. Ervin, Senator B. Everett Jordan, Secretary of State Thad Eure. Congressman Herbert C. Bonner, the Council of State and other prominent Democrats will attend the meet ing. The caravan is due to ar rive in Edenton about 4:3Q ■ o'clock. Lloyd Griffin, chairman of the j Chowan County Democratic Exe cutive Committee, will preside at the rally. Griffin said that this will he the first district rally to he held in Edenton in over 20 years and that every effort is being made to make it : the best. Governor Terry Sanford will j deliver the principal address Cool'd, on Page 2—Section 1 j| civic calendar! Chowan County Fair is in progress this week at the Ameri -1 can Legion grounds. First Congressional District Democratic rally will be held at the Edenton armory Tuesday, [October 9, at 6:30 P. M. Edenton Aces will meet the Elizabeth City Yellow Jackets on the Elizabeth City gridiron Fri day night, October 5, at 8 o'clock. Edcnton's Cub Pack will meet at the Scout Cabin Tuesday night, October 30. at 7-30 o'clock. National Business Women's Week will be observed October 7-13. Edenton merchants will stage a "Fall Bargain Blitz" from Thursday, October 11 through Saturday, October 13. Edenton Tea Parly Chapter of I the DAR will meet at the Ire- Cont : nu~d on Page 4, Section \ Chairman of the Commissioners, on behalf of his group, express ed regret for the resignation and complimented Mr. Shackelford for his valuable service render ed the county in the capacity of prosecutor and county attorney. While the Commissioners had three applications for the two positions held by Mr. Shackel ford, no successor was appointed. However, a special meeting will no doubt be called to make the appointments for the unexpired terms. to 6-0 and remained at that dur ing the remainder of the game. The Scotland Neck were outplayed, but costly penalties contributed considerably to few er touchdowns. Douglas Sexton was the work horse for the Aces, being called upon to carry the ball the majority of the time. Wayne Ashley, too. helped to carry the brunt of the attack, as did Harry Spruill. Halfback Hiram Mayo was injured in the first place of the game, so that he was sidelined during tha night. Eden ton’s entire defensive unit displayed a good brand of play ing as they held back the Scot ball carriers for small gains. The visitors were heW to'a scant 24 net yards by ntdling and Continued on Pag* S. Section 2

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