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' Perquimana Weekly office in the
Gregory - Bunding, Church Street,
jflertfonU N.Ja ;
MATTIE LISTER WHITE -Editor
Day Phone 88
Night Phone 100-J
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quest. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1934.
A BRAND NEW NEWSPAPER
, FOR PERQUIMANS COUNTY
Today we present the people of
Perquimans County "The Perquimans
In making our bow today, although
a new newspaper from scratch, we
do not feel tfiat we shall be received
a.a stranpers-necause the staff of the
new newspaper is composed of old
and familiar friends.
In fact, the new newspaper in mak
ing its appearance is accepting the
Invitation of a large proportion of our
citizenry, and we therefore feel as
sured of a welcome from those. To
others to whom we come a3 some
thing of a surprise, perhaps we shall
not be unwelcome. We bespeak at
least your tolerance until we shall
have proved that we merit more.
The editor of the new newspaper
who has for many years done news
paper work among you, has long
wished for an opportunity to give to
Perquimans the kind of weekly news
paper which we believe our people
desire. The opportunity is here.
It is the aim of the Perquimans
Weekly to be a real community news
paper. We shall not take on city
airs. We do not aspire to be other
than a country newspaper. But we
tfjc expect to be a good country news
paper, filled with news which is in
teresting to our people. Our columns
will carry stories of home folks and
will discuss questions of interest to
To this end, we ask the cooperation
of our people. fewTIL.-be necessary
to have this cooperation if we are to
make a success. We want a good
Perquimans County newspaper. You
want a good Perquimans County
newspaper. Together we shall make
THE PERQUIMANS WEEKLY
The Perquimans Weekly wants
news. Send in the little items of in
terest which come to your attention.
We want our readers to feel that this
is their own home newspaper, and we
expect to carry the new3 which is in
teresting to them.
You may write or telephone, day or
night If you write be sure to sign
your name. Your name will not be
' published but we must have it be
fore the news is published.
Only three questions will be asked:
"la it true? Is it interesting? Is it
. These three questions are an index
of the kind of newspaper we hope to
Belvidere P. T. A.
Has Meeting: Monday
Rev. M. C. Stevenson, pastor of the
Center Hill and Anderson M. E.
Churches, was the speaker on the pro
gram of the Parent-Teacher Associa
tion meeting at the Belvidere School
on Monday night of this week. Mr.
Stevenson made a strong argument
against war and a most impassioned
plea that the eyes of his hearers
might be opened to see the horror,
the tragedy and the utter uselessness
Proceeding Mr. Stevenson's ad
dress, Mrs. Hugh White, president,
presided at a short business session,
and Miss Bertha Smith, pastor of the
Up River Friends Church, led the
devotional exercises. This was fol
lowed by the first part of the pro
gram which included readings by Mrs,
T. P. Layden. Mrs. F. C. White, and
Mrs, W. E. White. Miss Elizabeth
White, of Tyner, sang two solo num
bers, "Rose of No Man's Land" and
?Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight"
Little Mist Lois Asbell read a paper
on Peace, and one ox the most de
lightful numbers was a song by fifth
grade children, "Sleepy Town Ex
Dainty refreshments were served
by : Mrs. Herman Winslow and Miss
Lucille White after the program.
rT7T trTTM7(TT71 VWIITD
'Sunday guests at the home of Mrs.
Sarah Layden included Mr. and Mrs.
Claude Winslow; Mr. and Mrs. T. R.
Winslow and family; Mr. and Mrs.
' mtd -I ni i :ATtAinfin jinn Tflmi Mi.
and Mrs. Edgar Layden and daugh
ter, Lulu Mae; Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Lfcyden, of Elizabeth City; and Mrs.'
8. M." Winslow.
- . . Mr, John Chappell is very ill at his
' home. .-1
Mr, Henry Perry, of Pennsylvania,
,ia visiting his mother,' Mrs.' Bragg
Funeral Services Held
For Mr& Whedbee
; Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie
Skinner Whedbee," widow of the late
James Monroe Whedbee, and a mem
ber of one of the oldest and most
prominent families of Eastern North
Carolina,' were held on Wednesday
afternoon of last week at Holy Trin
ity Episcopal Church, with the rec
tor, the Rev. E. T. Jillson, officiating.
Burial took place in the family plot
in the church yard.
Mrs. Whedbee, who was 90 years
of age and the oldest resident of
Hertford, had been in failing health'
for a long time. The end came
quietly on Tuesday.
Surviving are one Bon, Hon. Charles
Whedbee, prominent Hertford attor
ney, and two daughters, Mrs. Sidney
McMullan, of Edenton, and Mrs.
Samuel Watkins, of Henderson. An
other son, Judge Harry Whedbee, of
Greenville, died several years ago.
Mrs. Whedbee was a sister of the
late Hon. T. G. Skinner, of Hertford,
and also of the late Congressman
Harry Skinner, of Greenville.
The pallbearers Included three
grandsons of the deceased, Silas
M. Whedbee, of Hertford; Phillip
McMullan, of Edenton, and W. L.
Whedbee, of Greenville; the husbands
of three granddaughters, Buxton
White of Elizabeth City, J. R. Ed
wards of Greenville, and Heinie Bos,
of Cleveland, Ohio, and Dr. T. P.
Brinn and Loui3 Nachman, of Hert
ford. Out-of-town people attending the
funeral included Rev. C. A. Ashby,
Mr. and Mrs. Jack McMullan, Mr. and
Mrs. Phillip McMullan, Mrs. Sidney
McMullan, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Sum
merell, Mrs. J. C. Warren, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Moore, Misses Mary and
Margaret Pruden, Mr. and Mrs. Gra
ham White, Mr3. John G. Wood, Mrs.
Oscar Elliott, Mrs. J. N. Pruden,
Mrs. W. A, Graham and Miss Jessie
McMullan, all of Edenton; Mrs. H.
W. Whedbee, Will Whedbee, Charles
Whedbee, Mrs. Myra Ficklen and
Mrs. A. M. Mosley, of Greenville;
Mrs. Oscar McMullan, Mr. and Mrs.
Buxton White, Mr. and Mrs. W. P.
Skinner, Mrs. T. G. Skinner, Mr. and
Mrs. Wesley Foreman, Mrs. M. Leigh
Sheep, Miss Margaret Foreman, Mr3.
J. G. Fearing, all of Elisabeth City;
Mrs. C. H. Turner, Mrs. Samuel Watr"
kins, of Henderson, and Mn and Mrs.
Heinie-Bos, of Cleveland, Ohio. 1
Miss Pearl Harrell of this com
munity and Mr. Mack Sanderlin, of
Currituck, were quietly married at
the home of Rev. A. A. Butler last
Saturday night, November 3. Both
young people have a wide circle of
friends, arid they expect to make
their home at Windsor, where the
groom is employed.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Reed visited
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Sutton Saturday
Mr3. F. T.
Evans and children,
Joseph and . Louise,
called on Mis. S
H. Lane Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Paylen Skinner and
family visited friends in the com
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Asbell visited
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Harrell Sunday
Mrs. A. R. Stallings visited her
mother, Mrs. F. S. Dail Sunday af
Mr. and Mrs. John Rogerson visited
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Perry Sunday.
Mrs. M. B. Dail and Mrs. Singleton
Lane attended the P. T. A, meeting
at Hertford grammar school Friday
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Harrell spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Har
mr. ana sirs. u. v., juansneid vis
ited relatives at Yeopim Sunday.
Friends will be sorry to hear that
Mrs. A. J. Parrish and Mrs. C. S,
Layden are ill.
Caswell farmers report excellent
corn yields following lespedeza.
Three growers secured an average of
40 1-2 bushels an acre on land that
formerly produced not over 21 bush
FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT Love,
joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness,
goodness, faith, meekness, temper
ance; against such there is no law.
Mr. Eugene Byrum, of Swan Quar
ter, spent the week-end with Mr and
Mrs: Charlie Chappell.
Miss Burnett Winslow. of Whites
ton, spent the week-end with Miss
Thelma Chappell '
Miss Cora White, of High Point, is
visiting at the home of Dr. E, S
White and sister.
Mrs. Paul. Whedbee. of Washing
ton, D. C, spent the week-end with
he parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
; Miss Alma Leggett, of Winfall,
Was the week-end .. guest of . Mr, and
Mrs. W T. Smith. " T. .
Miss Syble Byrum spent Wednes
day night with Miss Edna Winslow at
Whiteston. - :- .
Mr. and Mrs.. L. E. Winslow and
family were Sunday visitors- at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. White
Miss Marie Cassel, of Freemont,
Indiania, spent the week with Miss
(Handbook About 'Soil
j&noon .jusi mined
Soil Erosion ? control and land-use
program as being conducted by the
Soil Erosion Service in cooperation
with the landowners , of the Deep
River and Reedy Fork Creek water
sheds of Forysth,. Guilford and Ran
dolph counties is the subject of a 32
page handbook just off the press.
Answers to pertinent questions re
garding the benefits to be had from
the government in helping landown
ers to prevent the serious washing of
their lands are contained in the pub
lication, as well as detailed informa
tion pertaining to the scope of the
work. Also complete directions for
seeding and use of crop3 for erosion
control purposes are given.
Copies may be had by writing to
the Soil Erosion Service, High
Point, N. C.
Sale of Valuable Real Estate in
Hertford, N. C.
By virtue of a decree of the United
States District Court for the Eastern
District of North Carolina, entered
in that certain suit therein pending,
entitled: "Davison Chemical Com
pany vs. Eastern Cotton Oil Com
pany," the undersigned will offer for
sale at the Court House door in
Hertford, North Carolina, on the 10th
day of December, 1934, at 12 o'clock
noon, to the highest bidder for cash,
the following described real estate:
Bounded on the north by Grubb
street; on the west by lot of G. R.
Tucker; on the south by lot of Nor
man Elliott; on the east by lot of
Mary Picard Brown.
Beginning at a point on Grubb
street at the northeast corner of the
lot of G. R. Tucker and running
thence S. 37 degrees 30 minutes west,
139.6 feet along said Tucker line to
the line of Norman Elliott; thence
S. 52 degrees 30 minutes E. alone
said Elliott line 64.5 feet to the Mary
P. Brown line: thence N. 37 degrees
80 minutes E. along said Mary P.
Brown line 139.6 feet to Grubb street:
thence N. 52 degrees 80 minutes W.
54.5 feet along said street to the G.
ft.. Tucker line, the place of begin
ning, being the. same Jot conveyed-to
Ad:lli II. Tucker by H. C. Stoker.
mortgagee, by deed dated Dec. 17,
1930. and recorded in Book 21, page
4. and by W. H. Oakey, Jr., trustee,
to Eastern Cotton Oil Company by
deed of May 19, 1930, recorded in
Book 21, page 227, and being the
same lot as covered by plat made lv
David Cox, Jr., registered surveyor,
dated October 8, 1934, and now on file
with Home Owners' Loan Corpora
tion. Washington, D. C. '
J. V. CHAMPION.
J. H. LeROY, SR..
Receivers, Eastern Cotton Oil Co
By M. B. Simpson, Attorney.
November 6.4934. .
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Having qualified as Executor and
Executrix of the estate of Sallie
Florence Rogerson, deceased, late of
Perquimans County, North Carolina,
this is to notify all persons having
claims against the estate of said de
ceased to exhibit them to the under
signed at Hertford, N. C, Route No.
2, .on or before the 15th day of No
vember, 1935, or this notice will be
pleaded in bar of their recovery. All
persons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate payment
This 15th day of November, 1934.
DAVID L. ROGERSON,
HETTIE V. LAMB,
Executor and Executrix of Sallie
Sale of Valuable Property
By virtue of a Deed of Trust exe
cuted to me by Nelson Nixon and
wife, Odelia F. Nixon, for certain
purposes therein mentioned which
said mortgage bears date . March 7,
1924, and is registered' in the office
of fee Register of Deeds of Per
quimans County, in Book 14, page 60,
I shall on Monday, December 17, at
12 o'clock offer for sale at public
auction, for cash; at the Court House
door," Hertford, N. C, the property
conveyed to me in said Deed of Trust
Bounded by the lands of J. E. Lane,
Charlie Griffin Smith and others and
being part of the John Skinner land
which was duly allotted to Emily
Wray in the division of said lands
and known and designated on the plot
as No. 4 in Plot Book 237, Perquim
ans County records, containing 127
acres more or less.
This November 5, 1934.
J. R. STOKES, Trustee,
NOTICE OF SALE
By virtue of the authority con
tained. in that. certain eed o. trust
exeedted' on the 8th day of August
1912, by James 1 .oiler .andFannie
A. E; Lassiter, his wif e- to J J. A Cox,
Trustee, and recorded irr the ofneeof
the Register of Deeds for Perquimans
County, N. C, in book 10, page 113,
default having been made in the con
ditions of said deed of trust, the, un
dersigned Trustee will on the 17th
day of December, 1934, at 12 o'clock
noon, at the Court House door -of
Perquimans- County," N. Cjj" offer for
sale at public auction to the highest
bidder - for " cash," the following de
AU those certain lands situated in
Belvidere - Township, ' Perquimans
County, N. C, adjoining the lands of
Rias White left in a will to James
White, the lands of D. A. Carver and
the lands of Mrs. Nina P. Cox, con
taining 25 acres, more or less, and be
ing the Jand - heired by Baid Fannie
Lassiter from Rias White, as per will'
of said Rias White, recorded in Will
Book ; H, page , 878, Perquimans
County, N. C. It being that part of
the cleared land of the said ' Rias
White, lying southeast of the 1 first
ditch running through land on south
east and parallel with Hinton's Turn
pike. This is subject to the life in
terest of Louvinia Newbold, widow of
Rias White. ;
A deposit of five per cent of the
amount bid will be required of Hie
successful bidder at the' hour of sale.
This notice dated and posted this
6th day of November, 1934.
T. A. COX, Trustee.
RE-SALE OF VALUABLE REAL
Under and by virtue of an order
of the clerk of the .Superior Court
made in the matter of Mrs. Nathan
Riddick and others vs. Elmer Stall
ings and . others, the undersigned
commissioner appointed by the court
did offer for sale at public auction
at the Court House door for Per
quimans County the lands described
in the petition in this cajise and the
court being of the opinion that the
price bid was not a fair and reason
able one, ordered that the lands be
again offered for sale after due ad
vertisement as required by law and by
virtue of such order the undersigned
commissioner will again offer for sale
at public auction to the highest bidder
for cash at the Court House door for
Perquimans County, N. C, on Satur
day, December 9th, 1934, at 12 o'clock )
it.. i i i t i
noon, ine xouowing uescripeu lanua.
First Tract Lying and being in
Chowan County, North Carolina, ad
joining the lands of Gus Jones and
others and bounded on the north by
Gus Jones, on the east by the Sandy
Ridge road, on the south by Nora
Rountree and on the west by Gu3
Jones, containing 10 acre's more or
less and being all the lands of A. ft.
Stallings in Chowan County.
Second Tract Being in Perquim
ans County, North Carolina, Belvidere-
Township,' adjoming-'fee -lands
of Berdie Jones and Others and
bounded on the north by the lands of
Berdie Jones, on the east by Lon
Hurdl on the south by Lee Hurdle
and on the west by the Sandy Ridge
road, containing 40 ceres, more or
Third Tract Being iin Beivioere
Township, Perquimans County, North
Carolina, and bounded on the north
3 25c .
ON THE CORNER 4
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WE WELCOME THE NEW NEWSPAPER;41 y
THE ; PERIMANS ; WKKX
i'AND WISH THE PITBLISHERS MUCH SUCCESS-
Kjkthe , vTJatihQuse toad, oiv. the east
by the- Baker lands, on the south by
the lands of Nathan Stallings, and
on the west ' by , Herbert Stallings,
containing 40 acres more or less.
Fourth Tractr-Bejng in Belvidere
Township, Perquimans County, North
Carolina, and bounded on the north
by the road leading from Joppy to
Whiteston, on the east by the John
Perry estate, on the south by Henry
Hurdle and on the west by Tony Rid-
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We Welcome the New Newspaper
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dick, containing 25 acres more or less.
Tifth Tracts-Being inMSel.Mere
Township, Perquimans County, 17..; th.
Carolina,' and bounded on-the north
by the Smith heirs, on the 'ect , by
Elabury Stallings, on the south by
William Stallings, and on the west by
the Smith heirs, containing 25 acrer
more or less ; I
This 9th day of N6vettrber,1934.
- LUTHER F. CONGLETON,
N16,23,80,d7 , , Commissioner.
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