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Paved itneh km been oae of
Bdantoa’a dmm for a number of
yaara. bat juai bow to gat lb am
has baas a matter not ao easy to
datanalaa. Barty ia 1917. dcd
alia action began to be tafcaa by
■ the town oooooil ia tha diracAft.
It waa fosad that by aa act of tha
: H. C. Legislator* Is 1916, knows
4 aa Chapter 10, Public Laws of
H. C, 1916, there was hope of
doing paring ia Edaatoa. Tha
matter waa worked oat by oar
ooaanilmas, which washed ia cam.
treeta being hi for tha work. The
•ooatnatiom work waa lot to Tha
,T. J. MsGsksOo* of Norfolk,
while tha eaghmeri^ was 1st to
the J. Bl McCrary Co., of Atlaa
ka, Qs.. aapcrintendiag aagiaiwi.
The letter eomeaes does the esr
veying, planning and superintend
ing of caoh work and are giro
for their aarriccc fisc par east, oi
the total amoaat spank Thu
company la rapeasastad ia Bdas
too by Mr. J. W. Hawkiaa, r»
acatly aaaiatad by Mr. R. B. Mar
tic. Tueaa civil ringinoarc an
paid salaries by the J. B. Me
Crary Co. Tha MaGaiis Co. ii
represented in Edawtoo bp Mr.C.
A. batoot, loeal superintendent oi
oooauoetaon. With UahMr.A
G. Haifa of Norfolk, Ta., geamral
sapcrfntaodaot of the MoGtnn
Co. While tba ~^rptiay ia car
rying cm similar work la other
towns,—Dana, N. a, sad Nor
folk, Ve.. at peasant,—Mr. Both
will apwad a Rmt deal of hia turn
’ ia Bdaotoo. All thaw gentUmaa
are married anti Edantoa wei
comes their families hen. Tha
MoGaira Co, ara working abooi
76 men ia Kd salon with the fol
low ing cqnipment:
10 pr. learn (6 their owa, 4 bind]
1 Asphalt Plant
8 Concrete Mixers
t Bteam Rollers
I Big Aato.traeka •
To bum Mh laaohiaoo or mi
M attempt at describing than
would uau Tory little to ooe who
had not aaau than. Tbay repre
•eat many thousands of del > an ol
iocaatoaat and tha powar of Dm
ffradar aspaeially has iltwhad
noth attention. The lumaas n
atoont of labor, rqaipunat, a*
tarial aad ao forth nqairad to do
paring «• Making sons of Edaa
too * oitisena alt ap aad taka ao
tier, aafcaseiaJly thoaa who ham
wot aaaa aa.h work doao bahw.
Many am aaxioaa to know |m|
what thia work la goiag to aoat
tha lows Many am aadar tha
iaprcaaloa that tha awtlm anal
ha* bean dgmmd oat aad that tha
aaalract sails lor a Mrtala prtaa
par aqaam paid or fool of paalag.
Thia paper hea node sorer al a&
tampts to fat tha auaat aoat of the
pa par tha auai was glean. Bat wa
had that wa warn ndiflin. Tha
aad ao oaa kaows tha auaat aoat.
Tha eoatmetora are paid a Mrtala
prka br wmrp diflarart kiad of
aroafc thap iad to do. For aianplp,
•II grading bspood a certain dsptk
la paid tar at w aarh a aabia
paid, tha prtaa Japaadlag apoa
tha dhtaaM It haa to ha healed.
The aoaditloa of the almat saw.
am, water walaa aad *o forth la a
iaatar atao hi datamMag tha aoat.
tp aad the haatp rollara paaa orur
forth, which mart be pot in prop
er eooditioe before the paving in
dona and thane are matter! which
cannot be crtimntnd till the work
has been completed. Moreover,
according to Um Act under which i
this is being done, the entire cost I
of nil thm work, tndnding storm i
drains, engineers' fees, interest on
money borrowed till work la com
pleted and possibly rtf her
coats arc to be added to the actual
cost of the paving and the prop
erty abetting on the paved streets
aaaeaaed one-half the entire ooet.
For.thaea reasons the town oottn-J
cil has not bees able to let tha
people know whet the paving
would oast Another factor datar
mlning the ooet, which oanoot bo
forenoon in the extent to which it
will be canted. For example,
suppose the dirt district had bean
all to be paved. The total coat
par square yard would probably
be greater for that district thaa if
other dirtririu are paved at the
name i.iae. SUmild Uic cost ..I
paving the second district b*
mooli l«as per square yard than
for the first, wbeu the whole thing
is figat ed oat and averaged, this
woold bring down the cost some
what oi the first diatriet. All
these ere matters whieh cannot
be arrived at till the work is door.
We regret that it cannot be
known and this vary aaoertaisty
has rends some people aaeaey aud
isolined to aritieiae the oonoeil for
not knowing. These matter! had
been thrashed out by the eoooeil
end were understood by them, bet
were sot at all understood by the
poblie. That this body will make
errors is to be expveted, but this
ooenoil in composed partly at least
oi aom® ex in® bum soeceaMul
sod oon®cientioua basin®*® men of
Bdentou and every on® of than ia
personally interacted ia how. noch
thia paving will ooat aa it la to
their paranatal iatereat aa well aa
to the iatereat ot tha town which
thay aerve to aaa that tha work ia
properly done at aa small ooat aa
possible aadar present ooaditinns.
Tea people ot Bdeotoa should be
alow to ciitioise tha coooail for
two raaaoua: First, they bad no
opposition to see ting the offices
whioh thay bold and second the
aiaagar salaries thay resolve ate
sot commensurate with the ra
apoosibutty of thair offices. The
last that they wan all re abated
after having began the work of
paring ia. to aome extent at least,
proof of the ooofidcaoe the pabiie
hea in thexi and the pabiie aeoti
me*: in favor of paring. It ia
■oeh easier to find fealt with the
person who blasaa the way than
to taka the initiative ia aay move
meat We regret that awra of the
diaooaaioa of the oowecil and ite
work ia sot pobliabed, bat their
work is not behind cloned doors
sod they have ao daaire to eon
anal thair work Wa fast it ia doe
tbeee mao to say these things aad
w wish to any that wa bars not
beau naked by may one to aey thin
nor has soak a thing bass aag
liested to aa. It is a matter whol
ly voluntary on oar part, (or tbs
■saaon that wa believe there ia a
mianudarateodlag bat was a the
people sod the oooaail aad we
Wish to ha abaciotely (air to both
aides. Wa ara by ao means a
part of the eooaeil aad if wa And
that they ara gall>v of nay eat
that • bos Id be aa posed wa eball
not hesitate to do ao. Wa hw
glad to aea the atisfi of JUUotoa
being paved. They aeed it sad
ws believe ia a law months thin
work will havw practically ao op.
position. We expeel from time
to Urns to havw mors to my on
this aebjsat Wa at# glad to aay
that the oooetroctiag company ad
vmm aa that they ms poablag thin j
work aa rapidly ae possible ami
that it wmther eoadhioee permit,
the mala hoeinem metlim of Mem
end King streets will ha amdy for •
ana ia shoot §0 day*. 1
Quite a goodly number of men
md women gathered at the court
»ouse Tuesday at eleven o’clock
» hear the address of Hon.
Francis D. Winston, of Windsor.
The meeting was called to order
E»y the temporary chairman of the
Zhowan Chapter of the American
Bed Cross, Mr. J 1* Wiggins,
Mrs. J. N. Pruden, secretary. Mr.
Wiggins gave the history of the
Chowan Chapter and its require
ments to become i chapter. At
least 200 members arc required,
the annual dues being at least
11.00. The Chapter had prior
to Tuesday 110 members and two
Red Cross girls were at the en
trance of the Coart House solici
tous as to new members. 26 new
members were added to the list
Tuesday, making a total to date
of 136. The temporary chairman
then appointed a committee, con
sisting ol Mis. L. S. Norman,
Messrs, i. N. Piuden and R. O.
White to ictire and nominate of
Seers of the permanent organisa
tion. The following were nomi
nated and elected:
K. G. White, Chairman.
Mrs. J. N. Pruden, Vice-chm.
Miss Louise Had ham. Secty.,
W H. Ward, Treasurer.
Executive Committee: Capt.
J. L. Wiggins, Hev. W. A- Cade,
Sheriff G. W. Goodwin, Mrs. T.
C. White, Miss Circe Coble, Mrs.
T. E Gardner, Mrs. M. S. Elliott.
Meanwhile the audience was
entertained by the Rocky Hock
band, which effectively rendered
“Onward Christian Soldiers’' sod
Alter the transaction of bust
Mr. J. N. Pruden introduced tbe
speaker. Mr. Winston is always
a fluent speaker and his address
was pronounced by many as
great. He Hist gave something
of the history of the Bed Cross
organization and bow it originat
ed with Florence Knightingale.
It was permanently organised in
1884 and the American Bed
Cross was organized in 1881.
Congress recognized it in 1906
and made it a national organisa
tion with the President of the
United States as its ex-officio
chairman. The speaker discussed
the purposes of the organization
Showing that it has a mission in
peace as well as in war and ren
ders telling service in times of
earthquakes, floods, hres and ep
idemics oi disease, looking to the
health of the people. Of course
Its greatest mission now is to care
for wounded soldiers and relieve
suffering in this' present war.
Everyone who esn spare s dollar
a year should be a member
even If It means a little sacrifice.
The speaker then discussed the
war, reviewing our relations with
Germany and her effort to dictate
to the United tttates. He de
fended the Draft Act, Food Goi
trol and Our Entrance into the
War at This Time. He declared
that America wonld be the coun
try to name terms of peace—
that America would be spokes
man for the other nations—not
England, Trance or any of the
other powers. The speaker com*
minded rapt attention and It was
regretted that more people did
not hear him
TO THE CARHIRG
A aew supply at cane have ar»
rived. Co dm get them and save
•very tomato and beam. Let's get
ready for the Fair too. Pick out
fear nicest tomatoes, get yoar
mm, peaches, soap mistare ready,
dao yoar square Jars sod oa my
last day at yoar ulab let’s pack
dr the Pair. All together now
red let’s have thu beat eshibit at
he Fair In O lobar. The baeiaeae
eeu have given us good pnesu, I
■Pa prevn worthy sad show ear i
.ppreeUtiou by doi^ oar beet
c. a COBLE
Hertford, N. a, Aug. 98 —
Hie Baptist church was the scene
>f an an usually pretty marriage
to-day at 130 o'clock when Him
Beulah Baglcy became the bride
»l Mr. Ned Is Miller of Washing
ton. N. C. The church was
prettily decorated for Mm occa
sion. a profusion of potted plants
sad cut Bowers being used.
While the congregation was as
sembling the church organiet play
ed several selections very softly.
Just before the ceremony Mias
Louise Williford charmingly sang
"U. Pi omlsc Me.” At the ap
pointed hour Rev. W. H. Garter,
pastor of the church, enured
from the from door and proceed
ed don e Ike renter tMt Se the
altar Following him wetc the
ushers who advanced t» the alUr
from the aide aisles, ^“heb came
the maid-of honor, Mbs Merge I
ret Williford, exquisitely gowned
in a creation of • point lace and
channcuae and carrying an arm
bouquet of white assd pink aators
followed by the ring bearer, a
little nephew of the bride, carry
ing the ring on n silver waiter.
The bride, gowned in a tailored
suit of said-night bine, with hat,
giovcs and shoes of grey, and
carrying a shower bouquet of
bride's roses and UUca-of-the-vnl
ley, entered oa the arm of her
brother, Mr. Joe Henry Begley,
who gave her away, and was met
at the attar by the. groom with
his best man, Mr. Pool of Wash
ington, N. Ob, and were married
S> Rev.Mr. Garter. Mr. and Mrs.
iller left for a northern bridal
toot after which they will be at
home in Washington, N. C -Mrs.
Miller is the youngest daughter
of Mrs. Harriett Bagicy and by
ber sweet disposition and lovable
ways has won s large number of
friends who regret-to aee ber
leave. Mr. Miller la well liked by
a large circle of friends and pos
seises many admirable traits of
The out-of-town guests were:
Mr. and Mrs. i. Frank White of
Bdenton, Bee. and Mrs. T. ft
Crutchfield sad child red of Oates
ville and Mr. Paul of Washing
ton, N. C.
Rev. If r. Jenkias of Rich toad
U holding revival services here at
the Baptist (hatch.
Ur. Charlie Ward is visiting
Us mother in Grubb street.
We are serry to report little
Julia Felton on the sick list.
We are glad that little Ireae
Woodard is improving.
Alter a visit ta relatives at
New Heps UUs Mdbst Wnndnwf
has retamed tons.
Mr. S. la Holmes of Norfolk
is spending a few days with hi*
Mr. sad Mrs. Skinner Britt of
Norfolk am guests of fam parents,
Mr. sad Mrs. B. F. Bray.
The Judeon Memorial Class
snd the Y.W.A. of the Hertford
Baptist church gave a miscella
neous shower at the heme of Mr.
•ad Mrs. T. R. Roper last Thun
day evening, Aug. 16th, in honor
of Mim Beulah Bagley, whose
marriage to Mr. N. L. Miller of
Washington, N. C; took place
Wednesday, Aag. Mhd. The
entire lower loor waif thrown op
es to the guests and had been
artistically decorated, the color
•cheme being pink sad* green.
As the geests arrived they wen
•erred with peach by Mim Julia
Obalfc. A feature of the even lag
ess a contest In which the prise,
i Bridal Wl* Book, was woo by
Mim Myrtle Chappell, who grace
ally presented It to the gneet of
moot. Dainty --f-~ Timiaf
►ere then served after which the
lumeroas beantifai and netful
Bagley. Those present were Bev
and Mrs. W. fcL Garter. Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Johnson and son,
Charles, Mr and Mrs N. Thatoh
Everett, Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Ra
per, Mrs. Riddick Chappell, Mia
ea Mattie-Macon Norman. Julia
Chalk, Ivilla Lay Jen, Blanche
Moore. Mary, Ruth and Fannie
McMullen, Myrtle Chappell, Susie
Morgan, Margaret and Louiac
Williford, Ncppi« Goodwin, Lilly
Barrow, Maude Howell, Hortenae
Hunter and Beulah Haglry, Mes
srs. Phillip White, H T. Brough
ton, Joe Henry Bag ley. J. P.
Perry, L. W Norman and Rev.
Mia Annie King of Greenville
and Hiss Virginia Daidm have
returned to their kom<i after a
pleaaat visit to Mi* Jeaaettc
Miss Mary Piper of Chatta
nooga, Tcnn., is the guest of
Miss Mildred Edwards
Mia Lillie Rverette of Drive*
is spending sometime with Mrs
H. C. Stokes
Mr. and Mrs Clinton Morgan
of Pittsburg, Pa.,returned home
last week after s short stsy here
with his parents, Mr. snd Mrs. C
Mrs. Mason Smith of Washing
ton, M. C, Is the guest oi Mrs
H. C. Sullivan.
Mtstes Jesnette Darden and
Susie Fields left Wednesday for
» week’s stsy at Ocean View.
Ms snd Mrs. Charlie Gaither
and children are spending s week
st Seven Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moore and
son, Murphy, and Mia Lcaic
Gregory came home Sunday after
• week’s stay in Moncure, N.C.
Mia Hattie Mae Moore of
Moucucc is visiting her brother,
Mr J. a Moore.
mra trnest Unttin and child
ren of Norfolk are here with reW
atives and friends.
Mr. Jimmie Bocco of Bdenton
was here Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. Douglas Garden left Sun
day to visit relatives in Virginia.
Mias Lesaic Gregory left Tues
day for Woodville to visit her
cousia, Miss Glennie Gregory.
Mesdames F. W. Hobba, C.N.
Griffin and W. B Hassell of B
denton were the week end guests
•f their sister, Mra Chaa John
Mian Annie Howell of Bnrgess
la the guest of her sister, Mra T.
N. Gregory, in Grubb street.
Mr. Bdward Mann of Norfolk
was here Sunday the guest of
Mias Margaret Campen.
Winfork Nnwa Items
Him Mary Jackson ha* return
ed home alter a two weeks' stay
|trNk Meads la Parmvtlle sad
Misaee Mattie Blanchetd and
Sarah Sutton spent Baturday
sight with their sister, Mr*. Lu
cius Blanchard, Jr , ol Hertford.
Mrs. W. S. Perry of Bdenton
*» the guest of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. N. Twine.
Mr. James Corey accompanied
Mimes Mary Jackson and Bisic
Oorey to service* at Mt Sinai
We have organised a B.Y.P.U
at Winfork school house. Every
body M mvited to come and help
Mr. and Mrs. Alonsa Riddick
and bnby apaat Saturday night
and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
a. W. Biddlek.
Mr. James Oorey sad slaters,
Mlenee Blair and Lucy, were the
fleets of Mis* Mary Jackson Sat
A revival begine at Burgess
Mies Bisie Corey le spending e
few days tUs week with Miss
Ms sari- Bobbins Blanchard,
Sidney and Bernard Hutton at*
Mndnd the EY.P.U,, at Burgees
After spending a few days with
her aunt. Mrs G E. Twine ol
Morgantown, Mrs W. 8. Perry
returned here Tuesday. Khe was
accompanied back by her cous
in*, Misses Ora and Ida Twine.
Mrs. Sidney Sutton went to
Hertford shopping Monday.
Mrs K T. White, Mrs. Hattie
Laydcn ol Hertford, Mrs |oc
White of Norfolk and Hr. Shel
ton While motored here Monday
afternoon to see Mrs. Srndcy Su-*
Mr. fid W otxi and a party of
friends from Durant's Nock mo
tored here Thur-duy on his new
Misses Cor. and Sallie Eure of
Scotland Neck spent last week
with their sunt, Mis. G. C. Dar
Mr. G. C. Darden and family
and Misses Cora and Sallie Eure
spent Tuesday near Drum Hill
Misses Cora and Sallie Erue
spent Tuesday night with Mrs. A
Mr. and Mrs. C. Askew were
guests of Mrs. A. L. Parker until
bedtime Wednesday night.
Miss Rebecca Duke of Hol
land spent last week with M iss
Mr. U. iy Harrell, Misses Sel
ma Harrell and Rebecca Duke
spent Friday morning in Frank
M lanes Selma and Della Har
rell entertained a number of their
friends Saturday evening in hon
or of their guest, Mias Rebecca
Messrs. Otis Byrd and Levis
Duke of Holland spent Sunday
at the home of Mr. D.S, Hsnrelt.
Mias Seims Harrell is spending
this week with friends near Hol
Messrs. T. D. Wood and Bruce
Savage were here on business
Mrs. Elsberry Chappell and
three daughters visited Mr*. W.
i. Byrum Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Martha A. White oi E
denton visited relatives and
friends in and around Tulu last
A. V. Asbell spent Monday in
Edenton on business.
Mi s Maggie Bunch visited Mrs
R. W Twine Monday evening.
Misses Beatrice and Olie Bunch
of Corspeakc vi>ited their aunt.
Mra. W. J. By rum Wednesday
Mr. and Mrs. O. C Twine vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Twine
Monday night until bedtime.
Mlm Bather Hudson is still on
the sick list and la under the care
of Dr. Spencer.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C Evans visit
ed Mo Nathan and Miaa Maggie
Bunch Sunday evening.
Mr and Mrs Humphrey Grif
fin sre visiting their daughter
Geo. 1 udson waa in Tula Toes
day morning on business.
W. H. Lane of Chappell Hill
waa here Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Byrum
and Miaa Etta Arbeit spent Sun
day afternoon with Miss Maggie
Mr and Mra. James Ohappcll
and children spent Saturday night
and Sunday with Mra i. H.
Basr Norfolk, Va.
•tJEEtJET. ■. o.
nM IMUMf A Mien nbm
■asea as tow aa any ead somysaise aa
tmo4 sa tSeheaS. Mataa gill be gladly
fuwlahad stthse to par— er M matt.