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The Perquimans weekly. (Hertford, Perquimans Co., N.C.) 1934-current, March 22, 1946, Image 1

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w XlY . A WEE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO TIE UPBUILDING OF HERTFORD AND PERQUIMANS COUNTY , Voe AlllNumber 12. v -HertfordPerquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, March 22, 1946. $1.50 Per Year. i MODiANS' WEEKLY v; i 4 ' A Huge War Prize "Ml .-Mr V"1?:-.-svWx&Zty; -A'-:-V- ' 4 InDay LongSession 1 . CHUM V.S.Sifiul Corp, Pbot i Ik grand Inxnry liner, Eoropa, one th pride of German shipping, ii ahown beinc MOTed to a drydock where it wai refitted for troop-carrying activity. Thirteen tnga were needed for the operation. Bringing our boy fcojM coata money,.' - tram V. J. Trtuwy r; THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES Iran, a small nation located in the Middle Eaot, rich with oil and cause of some of the strained relations be tween the Big Three nations, this week filed charges with the United Nations Security Council, stating Rusaia was maintaining troops with in her borders and interf erring with her national welfare, contrary to a 1942 treaty and the United Nations charter. The Security Council, ached uled to meet in New York next week, now baa a major issue confronting it, and it decision may decide the fate of the United Nations Organiza tion. --4.- Following an appeal by Selective: "If -Service Director General Heraey fori '; the continuation of, the draft, law past - eional cominitteea ortlerea raedkt Lake closed-door hearings to decide the Utah; 'ne sister, Mrs. J. H. Mrs. Stephens Died After Long Illness Mrs. Beatrice H. Stephens, 58, wife of Craton G. Stephens, died at her home in Hertford early Monday morning after1 a long illness. She was s native of Suffolk, Va,, but had made her home in this city for the past 26 years, during which time she was active in civic and church affairs. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, from the home of the Rev. B. C. Reavig, pastor of the Methodist Church of which she was a member, assisted by the Rev. J. G. Trnitt, pastor of the Christian Church of Suffolk. Va. : Surviving are her husband; three daughters, .Elizabeth Stephens, Mrs. W, T. Jones, of Hertford, Mrs. Gray son Inman of Norfolk; one son, Cap tain Craton G. Stephens, Jr., of the Hearing Ten Cases Judge Reprimands De fendant Freed From Fire Violation ; matter. Heraey recommended to the House that no time limit be placed : upon the extension, length of service ' to be limited to 18 months and no change to be made in draft ages. It waa reported there is a strong eenti- ' .ment in the House and Senate for a definite time limit on any extension) iv, 'that might be recommended. Former President Herbert Hoover has arrived in Europe to make a sur- . vey of the food crisis in many of the countries of the continent. He stat ed producing nations would ship 14 million tons of foodstuff to Europe between now and next July, but this would hardly be enough to satisfy all .wants It is reported that Hoover will not visit Russia, which has vol unteered to ship France several ship loads of wheat, and Spain, also listed among the needy nations. Congress this week extended the . life of OPA until 1947, but it is be lieved that the policies of OPA will change as time runs on in the setting of prices. It is believed by some . commentators that OPA will adopt a more or less elastic policy of setting ' prices, instead of the iron rule used in the past. Boothe, of Suffolk; one brother. R. L Howell of Newport News, and three grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Active pallbearers were Tom Per ry, W. W. White, Lawrence Towe, B. C. Berry, J. A. Ferry and Tlobert Elliott. ' Honorary pallbearers were Tom Skipsey, C. E. Cannon, Martin Towe, Max Campbell, Dr. C. A. Davenport, Louis Nachman, J. E. Winslow, E. L.I Winslow, J. R. Jarvis, C. T. Skinner, William Tucker, B. G. Koonce, F. T. Johnson and J. H. Towe. In a day long session here Tues day the Perquimans Recorder's Court disposed of a varied docket of ten cases and continued two cases until the next term of court. Judge Charles Johnson, in return ing a verdict of not guilty in the case charging William Billups, Negro, with starting a fire, issued a repri mand to the defendant for his fail ure to use proper precaution in start ing a brush fire. Billups had obtain ed a permit for the fire, but it was shown in court the fire got out of control and it was necessary for the county fire warden and crew to be called to extinguish the blaze. J. W. Nowell, county fire warden, testified that even though permits were held by persons starting fires, the law re quired persons to keep the fire un der control. Other cases heard at Tuesday's session included the one charging iNorman iayden with reckless driv ing and hit and run. Layden, was rouna guilty and fined $26 and order ed to pay the court costs. Gilbert and James Eure were found not guilty on a charge of driving un- aer we influence of liquor. Linwood Harrell and David Harrell were found not guilty on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. mury t,ee lavior. wesrro. was found guilty on a charge of trans porting non-tax paid liquor. She was tmed $10 and costs. Archie Welch, Negro, was ordered to pay the costs of court after plead ing guilty to driving without a li cense. James Reid was fined $30 and or dered to pay the costs of court on a plea of guilty to a charge of reckless driving. Peter Riddick, Negro, was taxed with the costs-of court on a charge of being drunk. Sterling Winslow, Negro, was found guilty of a charge of non-support. He was taxed with the court costs and ordered to pay $3.50 per week for use of his child. The State took a nol pros in the case charging Mark Downing-. Ne gro, with fraud. Health Department Completes 3 Years Of Operation Here Local Office Reports Thousands of Cases Handled Seeks Nomination State College Club Elects New Officers ' Union mine workers and operators this week began discussions for the renewal of the miner's contract which expires April 1, John L. Lewis, head of the miners' union, has demanded higher wages and shorter hours for the mine workers, while the opera- 1 tors seek relief from wildcat strikes, and future needs of State College. The Perquimans County State .Col lege Club met Thursday night, March 14, at the Colonial Inn. E. L. Wins low, president of the club, presided, After a delicious turkey dinner the following new officers were elected President, Joe Towe; vice president, E. M. Perry; secretary, G. C. Buck; reporter, Frank McGoogan, The speaker of the evening was Col. J.' W. Harrelson, chancellor of State College. Col. Harrelson made a very interesting talk on the history oi state College, the benefits through its training' tnroirrams to the economy of North Carolina, and the present Owens Asks County Voters For Support Three years ago, March 15, 1943, the Perquimans County Health De partment started functioning for the first time with ifs full quota. The personnel included a part time health I officer, part time venereal disease' control officer, a full time sanatarian, nurse and clerk. Altogether it takes' a Health Department five to ten years to become organized, according to records, to the extent that all of! the people are served to the best ad vantage, the local department has accomplished much in the past three years. i Since opening here more than' 17,524 inoculations have been given men, women and children of the county, totaling 10,947 immuniza tions and tests completed; 6,577 re peated doses were ordered to obtain proper immunity, and several hund red who were not counted at all aa they had one or two vaccinations, but did not find it convenient to complete the immunizations. This does not in clude the 2,000 blood tests done, nor does it include the 10,814 treatments given for venereal diseases. Last year the County Health De partment held 2G3 scheduled clinic sessions, covering venereal disease, tuberculosis, food handlers, maternity and infancy, planned-parenthood, pre school and immunizations. Some 8,240 persons were seen at these ses sions, and nine tuberculosis patients were admitted to state sanatoria. For 1946 the Health Department is planning mass chest X-rays for the entire county population and a hook worm survey for the school popula tion as major objectives, including more active functioning nf tho nl- readjr organized program. k Membership Central PTA Reported 1 0(T ; At Meeting Monday Health Program Pre sented By Depart ment Official ROBERT LEE HUMBER The I'arent-Teacher Association of the 1'erquimans Central Grammar School met on Monday evening at the school building at Winfall. The meeting opened with singing "There Are Many Flags In Many Lands." The devotional was con ducted by W. T. Lewis. A trio com posed of Mrs. Roy Fierce, Mrs. W. H. Elliott and W. H. Robbins sang "Does Jesus Care?" 39 Stn dents Listed On H. S. Honor Roll f Both aides stated a willingness to ne- gotlate the others demands. ' 32 Answer Diamond Call At High School . Baseball practise opened this week at Perquimans High School with 82 ; students isw6rinar the call for trv outs. A large ntimber of players irom last years team will be out , again this year, and ' with the new ' members a fine club is expected to be developed. ' The players trying; - oat for the team are Paul Smith, .Robert Evans; " Floyd Long, . Leon Lane, Trafton Phillips, George Wood, Chester Win slow, Lloyd Dail, Clifford Winslow, Horace Webb, Karl Winslow, L R . Elliott, Dulan" Winslow, '-William ChappelL Billy Jones, Howard Pitt, jonn ward, Edward Lane, U P, Jordan, Maryland Boyce,' Willard Copeland, H. B, Miller, ; Dan .Berry, Eugene Gregory, Bill .; Sawyer,, Jo siah Smith, Joe Hollowell, - '"'olon Jackson, Bill Boyce, Sidney Layden, Earl Rogorson and Billy Window. . Coach Uax Campbell ' announced "imea fctve been scheduled with - 'inton, Crer'.! and Moyock, and r t f j v .1 t sL:-.j.,'':V. ... Those attending: the meeting were Col. Harrelson, H. ,W. (Pop) Taylor, Alumni Secretary, L. W. Anderson, A. R. Winslow; p. J Winslow, A. H. Edwards, T B. Sumner, Joe Towe, E. M. Perry;? G C. Buck and Prank McGoogan. !!'.$.'.. , Religious Census To Be Taken Sunday P. M. A religious census will be conduct ed in the Town of Hertford on Sun. day afternoon, . it was announced by uiurcn. ouicwiB acre Toaay. Team representing V all . white churches of the town will conduct the census and have received instructions on the task this week. " The teams will start from the Methodist Church at 1:80 P. M, and the ipublic is re quested to remain at home until con tacted by one of the teams taking the census. ,' M. G. Owens, candidate for Sheriff of Perquimans County in the forth coming Primary of May 25th, stated this week his appreciation for the ac tion of W. W. White in withdrawing irom tne race in his favor. Mr. Owens emphasized, however, that he has never asked for public office be fore and there may be some voters in the county whom he will be un able to see and personally ask for tneir vote. "Even so," said Mr. Owens, "I intend to see every voter in the county before the primary if pos sible, and I need the active support of all voters and greatly appreciate the help my friends have been srivinr in my first political campaign." EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETS The Executive Committa of Mm Woman's Hisntonarv Sociotv af tha arrared with Baptist Church will meet next Thnrs other nearby day ev )erch 28, at 7:30 with , I lira. IT-i Cesry. , , , ( ,.,, Ministerial Association Meeting Here April 8th The Chowan-Perquimans Minis terial Association, which held its meeting in March at Edenton, is to meet Monday morning, April 8. at 11 o'clock in Hertford. The place of the Hertford meeting has not yet been announced. At the last meeting of the associa tion it was decided to alternate the meeting places between Hertford and Edenton. Ministers of the two coun ties are invited to attend. A total of 39 students were listed on the Perquimans High School honor roll for the fourth grading period, it was announced this week by E. C. Woodard, principal. The students making the honor list are shown bv grades: 11th Grade Kader White. Dotme- gan Lane, Elizabeth Lane, Molly Oakey, Mary Lina Raper, Ruth Tad lock Roberts, Faye Winslow, Mary Leland Winslow, Mary Inez Chappell. 10th Grade Laurastine Britton. Mildred Skinner, Howard Broughton, L,ean Elliott, Reginald Tucker, Eu gene Hurdle. 9th Grade Richard Futrell. How ard Fitt, Lindsay Reed, Clarkson White, Dolan Winslow. Jovce Butt. Mary Lou Butt, Betty Ruth Chap pell, Ann - Hollowell, Pearl Hunter, Marietta Jolliff, Pat Morris, Peggy White, Lelia Lee Winslow, Marie Kountree, Thelma White. 8th Grade Ella Cartwright, Dor othy Britton, Catherine Ann Holmes, Claire Hunter, Pat Phillips, Marjorie Perry, Ronald Butt and Irvin White. Greenville Man In Race For Congress Robert Lee Humber, above, a native of Pitt County, has announced his candidacy for Con gress from the First Congressional District. The office is now held by Herbert C. Bonner. Mr. Humber, after graduating from Winterville High School, stud ied law at Wake Forest College, where he received his degree; later he attended Harvard and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, England. His study was interrupted during World War I, in which he served as a member of a Field Artillery unit. The welfare and problems of the farmer have been a subject of spec lal concern to Mr. Humber. He has frequently made speeches emphasiz ing the necessity of stabilizing farm income on a par with industrial in come to maintain the prosperity of the nation. Since 1940 Mr. Humber has spent much time developing a movement for keeping world peace through law ..-The plan has. ijeen adopted by legislatures of 14 stales, and 1b rapidly gaining support throughout the nation. WESLEYAN GUILD MEETS aMw The Wesleyan Service Guild of the Epworth Methodist Church at Win- fall met on Thursday evening at the home ox Mrs. Thomas H. White." The meeting opened with the Guild Ritual. " The devotional was conduct ed by Miss Myrtle Umphlett. The leaflet was presented by Mrs. Jesse Stanton, Mrs. Thomas H. White. Mrs. Raymond Stanton, Mrs. Francis Wil- ley and Mrs. Elijah White, A report from the delegate to the meeting In Burlington last week was given. The meeting was closed 'With singfngr "A Charge to Keep." - 1 he hostess served a delicious ice course, using the St, Patrick Day motifj s ' . i s . Four Vets Report Separation To Board Mrs. Ruth Sumner, clerk of the Perquimans draft board, reported four more veterans had filed their discharge papers at the local office during the past week. The veterans who reported their separation from the armed forces were Clinton True- blood, Jr., and Douglas White, white, and Isaac Rogerson and Thomas Archer, colored. A contingent of ten selectees left here Monday for Fort Bragg where they were given preinduction ex aminations this week. Masons Celebrate 125th Anniversary Members of Perquimans Lodge, No. 106, A. F. & A. M., celebrated the 125th anniversary of their lodge and honored local and district officers at a dinner held Thursday night at the Hertford Community House. Approximately 75 persons, mem bers of the local lodge and visiting Masons, including W. J. Bundy of Greenville, Deputy Grand Master H. A. Campen of Edenton, Second Dis trict Deputy Grand Master, and S. E. Burgess of Camden, First District Deputy Grand Master, attended the celebration. Cecil Winslow is master of the Perquimans lodge. The program was in charge of the Chapanoke-Hurdletown communi ties. The subject was "Health and Physical Fitness." Miss Frances Stanton of the District Health De partment spoke on the subject, "The Senior Health Nurse of the School Health Program." In her talk she stressed how the school health pro- pictured gram aids physical fitness through (1) health environment; (2) a plan ned program for accidents and sud den sickness; (3) the parents' part in periodical physical examinations for the child. Mrs. Cook, president, announced the District PTA convention in April. The president's message was read by the secretary, who also read the minutes. Reports from the various commit tees were given, including (1) study group, Mrs. Bertha Lane, who re ported six completed study group meetings; (2) membership, 100 . membership was reported, which was the first time this PTA has attained that goal; (3) lunch room; (4) pro gram. Next time the Belvidere com munity has charge of the program, the subject being, "Together Toward Better World Understanding." A nominating committee to elect officers for next year was appointed. They were G. H. Baker, Mrs. Pearl Swain, Mrs.,; Eddie JBaeff, Mrs. W. H. Elliott, Mrs. Basil Copeland and Mrs. Dempsey Winslow. The room prize went to Mrs. Ber tha Lane's room, the fourth grade. Eastern Star Meets Monday Night 8 P. M. The Perquimans order of Eastern Star will meet Monday night at 8 o clock, at which time new officers will be installed for the chapter. Other important business will be brought before the meeting and all members are urged to attend. Among the new officers to be in stalled are Mrs. Cecil Winslow, Worthy Matron, Cecil C. Winslow, Worthy Patron, J. S. Vick, Associate Patron and Mrs. A. B. Bonner, As sociate Matron. Chowan Charge To Meet At Belvidere Questions On Army Answered By Recruiter Sgt Paul Fisher, of the Army Re cruiting Office, will be in town next Monday to accept men for enlist ment in the regular Army. He will be located in the lobby of the Post office from 9:80 to 4:30. and will be glad to answer any questions or ex plain details regarding army enlist ments. . Last Monday one man. Milford C. Alexander, Negro, was accepted for enlistment by - the local recruiter. The new recruit signed up for three years and chose Europe for his for eign station. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Lieut. (Jg) and Mrs. Jack Gasldll announce the birth of a son, born Tuesday, March 12, at Newport News Hospital Mother and son are get-Jto ting along nicely. -, ' ! Jjwi The Second Quarterly Conference of the Chowan Methodist Charge is scheduled to be held Sunday after noon, March 24, at 3 o'clock, at the Bethany Methodist Church in Per quimans County, near Belvidere. The Rev. J. Herbert Miller, District Superintendent, is to preach. The public is invited to attend. The Chowan Charge is composed of four churches: Evans and Center Hill in Chowan County and Ander son and Bethany in Perquimans. Cotton Drops Little Under 22-Year High Cotton prices this week averaged a little under the 22-year hieh es tablished earlier in the month. Among the major developments of the week were: (1) Upward re visions in ceiling prices for cotton textiles and yarns to offset increased labor and cotton costs; (2) The announcement of incentive prices and control measures to secure in creased output of urgently needed cotton textiles; (3) The Govern ment proposal for uniform margins in futures trading and its rejection by futures exchanges; (4) The Stabilization Director's order to re quire exchanges to fix specified uni form margins; (5) The announce ment of the sale of more than 330, 000 bales out of the 538,000 bales of C.C.C. stocks offered on February 27. The C.C.C. sold approximately 1,699,000 bales during the period January through mid-March, 1946. Prices for Middling 1516 inch in he ten spot markets averaged 26. 50 cents per pound on Thursday, March 14, against 26.71 a week earlier and 21.72 a year ago. Fire Department Called Out Monday Hertford's volunteer fire depart ment answered a call Monday morn ing at 8:55 to the Hertford Banking Company building to . extinguish a chimney fire. Inspecion by the fire men, showed the. fire was confined! the chimney and . alight damage was reported. ' x - ' x ) LL. Winslow In Race For Representative E. Leigh Winslow, prominent resident of Hertford, announced Sat urday he would seek the office as Representative for Perquimans Coun ty, subject to the Democratic Pri mary to be held May 25. Mr. Winslow has long been ac tive in civic affairs and during the war he served as chairman of the County Ration board, handling the duties of that difficult office in such a manner as to gain the admiration of the general public. He is a member of the Holy Trin ity Episcopal Church of Hertford and a member of the Hertford Ro tary Club. SCHOOL BUSES INSPECTED F. T. Johnson, County School Sup erintendent, announced today that State Patrolman Charles Payne had completed an inspection of all county school buses, upon request by State officials, and had reported all buses to be In average condition. i t ill . -.- i .ii 4 ...1 -t. fV'V- " t . i. - s tV

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