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OF HERTFORD AND PERQUIMANS COUNTY,
Volume XIII.-Number 38.-
a, Perquimans-Qounty, North Carolina. Friday, September 27, 1946.
$1.50 Per Year.
i:oolhal! Game To
Franklin, Virginia, Will
, Furnish Opposition In
t Game Here Friday
Perquimans High School opened
its 1946 football season by dropping
'the first game to Columbia High
School by a 6-0 score on a rain -
V-wept field last Friday night. The
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Indians displayed a burst of speed
and good ball handling in the open-
.v nig . iiiiuuira ui uie gume uut tausr
t. Were overcome by superior blocking
: and running on the part of the visit
' ing Wildcats, who scored the only
' touchdown of the game midway of
the third quarter.
The Indians won the toss and elect
ed to' kick to Columbia, who fumbled
on the second down and the ball was
recovered by Perquimans. The In
di&ns started a
drive down field but
i were stopped when they reached
Columbia's 20 yard line. Both teams
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yA t tv, fl v.i m;k iw. k.n
- changing hands several times
fumbles. ' Perquimans had the edge
in the first downs during the half.
Columbia came back strong during
.the third period, and after kicking!
off to Perquimans took over the ball
when the Indians failed to gain from
the thirty yard tine. A series of line
; smashes through the Indians' line
paid, off for. Columbia who scored
during this period on a similar play.
The Indians lacked smooth team
work during th remainder of the
game, and ColuWmift'Jiad the edge all
"the way, missing put on a second
touchdown as the game ended with
the. MIT on the Perquimans two yard
, rosrker. ':'.vi'.r
The game, wfclier played under
handicap for both teams, revealed
.litioMl .work. Beed by the In
uiun lur ae gupn coming up on
the selHKMto. Coach, Max Camnbell
the opening of the game here Friday
night with Franklin, Virginia. The
Indians have been practicing the T
formations all this week, and it is
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expected these formations will make
up iiiubi ra me onensive attacKS in
uie game wun rranKiin. .
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iiie game uimgni win Butri at o
o'clock and will be played on Mem
onal 'Field at Perquimans High
Central PTA Meeting
Held September 16
The P. Avthe Perquimans
,nf.1 nrti-l,! it.,
Central Grammar School held its
first meeting of the. new school' year
on Monday night Sept. 16. The
president, Mrs. B. F. Bray, presided
over the meeting.
America was used as the ooenin
song. Miss Annie B. Wood had
vin Wood and Miss Annie B. Woodi
rendered a duet.
Superintendent F. T. Johnson
brought -greetings and introduced
the new teachers.
Mrs. Daphne Bass read an inter
rav: aivlnterestini talk on Whv,company' !t was rePorted- miide more
gave an . interesung wik on ny th ,. ,, jniiaa nn
A PTA In My Community?" She:" Z v
laid ' special emphasis on the five ob
jectives of the PTA,
' During the business meeting, the
minutes of the. last meeting were
read by the secretary, Mrs. Ashby
The treasurer's report was heard.
The secretary then read the presi
dent's message, after which the re-
ports of the (1) Executive Commit-
Avf.teM'W Standing Committee ; and,
(3) Program Chairman were heard. I
.' u Mrs. Bray announced the district,
meeting would be held in Columbia
S i Oct 8th, beginning at 10:00 AM. ,
;J W' A. Gurganus, the new principal
ii't read :' the list of grade Mothers and
'Fathers.?'; ' '
'.is'y The '..first grade won the, attendance
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i Baseball Officials Wind
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ftl Affair;' of the Albemarle Baseball
Ileagiie were! officially wound up at a
'meeting of the' directors held Mon-
day idght S ia the office ;ot Walter
Holtoot' secretary. The amount . of
"money due each club was distributed,
after which plain tot the 1947 season
were discussed.,; Tha general opinion
1 prevailed that With the interest mani
. fested during the season just closed,
next year a larger league will mater
' iallze with ; possibly; an eight-league
circuit and new ! towns representeaV
n uti-uih , w ,wiw .ui., uw.ww uie ' same muK i soiu ey nir.
near future te more definitely dis-j White and will offer even better ,aer
cuss plans for the next season. 'vice on delivery. ' ,t
A meeting . will be called in the
iNirith Graders Get
iFirst Aid Course
Members of the ninth grade
! Perquimans High School are
ceiving some valuable training in first
laid, as a part of the health class
being offered this year. The classes
receive hrst aid instruction for to
hour each week
The classes are under the super
vision ol I'eter Carlton, Albemarle
Scout Executive, and Miss Francellc
Barden, both graduates of the A mer
, ican Red Cross first aid course
classes at the high school are made
UD of about 8() students
"P Ut students-
Russia's Dictator Stalin this week
somewhat eased the tension
diplomatic front when he released
answers to nine written questions
'submitted to him by an English
inAwamon Stalin hp saw nn
.nr.n fni- a war hptwppn RiiBsia and
onlthe western powers and added he be -
heved the world could live in peace.
The Red leader, however, stated that
'the United States must remove troops
from China as a necessity for con-
peace. Stalin in his answers
A tho atomic homb was not as
asserted the atomic DomD was not as
serious a force as certain politicians
are inclined to regard it.
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The United- Nations Counc, , meet-
ing at Lake Success, N. Y this week,
ran into another snag wnen iss.a
proposed each nation engaged I m ;oc-
cupation of territory five a detailed
inventory of troop dispositions with -
in the occupied areas; The Council
r MKrsi lps:
Russia and-pofand . the only two
mHom votingfor the mot.on. Rus -
the motion stated United States
troops in China,' (Braisik Iceland and'M , .
Iraq and Egypt crealecTa situaTtofi
which might endanger world peace.
President Truman announced the
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appointment of W Avenll Ilarnman
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lowing a speech made by Wallace
which was claimed detrimental to the
work of the U. S. peace representa
tives in Paris. Wallace has served
in the present administration since
1932 and held the office of vice presi
dent during President Roosevelt's
With the nation facing a drastic
shortage of meat, since the renewal
"rA ceiling -f
of the country are reported uniting
to bring an end to control as a means
for whipping the shortage. Livestock
received at markets over the U. S.
during the past two weeks have
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re"?nea n.ew ""T "u ,T."U
jpacKers Claim uecuuixui la me uiuy
i method for bringing animals back on
The Maritime Commission,- investi
gating profits made by shipbuilding
concerns during the war revealed this
week that a number of the builders
reaped huge profits on very little in
vestment. One concern, a Florida
million dollars on a $600
investment Nineteen companies
were covered by the report and all
were shown to have made huge pro
fits, including Henry Kaiser. Kaiser,
in a statement following the report,
stated the Commission did not reveal
a complete picture of the process and
too little time was given for making
a full report
Milk DeL'orsirp To
Change Hands Oct 1
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Milk customers in Hertford will be
served by a new distributor begin-
ning October 1 when Leslie Sumner
and Fenton Hurdle assume the own
ership of the local milk business op
erated for the past 17 years by J.
Oliver. White. The change in owner
ship was announced this week. .
Mr. White, who has been in 111
health for the past several months,
is retiring from the business because
of this condition. He stated he wish
es to thank the public fotr its patron
age over the years and expressed the
hopt that tha public will continua to
patronise the, new-owners sb in the
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. The two new owners of the dealer
ship announced they plan te distri
bute the same milk sold M Mr.
High School Band To
Raise Funds Through
Members to Collect Re
newals For Weekly on
Subscribers to The Perquimans
i Weekly will have an opportunity, dur-
ing the next two weeks, to help the
; Perquimans High School Band raise
money needed to bu music and
equipment. Arrangements were com
pleted this week between the man
agement of this newspaper and the
school authorities whereby members
of the high school band will collect
new and renewal subscriptions for
The Weekly. The band will bene
tit for it Will ho nfiin a noivflnl a era
from one-third to one half of all
money collected for the subscriptions.
Subscribers whose suhsrrintioiiR
havp PYrtirpH nr ara nVtmif fn pvniip
are urged to renew their subscript
ions when a member of the band calls
at respective homes seeking renew-
nln. Thp Wpplflv will tint i.A. ! I nut
noticps of pxniratinna until aftpr tlip
. drive has been completed by the
In addition to offering the band a
nice percentage of the money col
lected through this drive The Weekly
will also 0ffer in(iividual 8n,all prise's
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to members of the band for
collecting the most renewals.
I propositioil is not a subscrip.
tion campaign but an opportunity
fw fc fc J
gubscriber can take an" in t
the band by renewing his 8ubscription
th h member fc ",f
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pire for several months yet, and he.
t heiP band v, d.
VStC date of his sT
, w marked up one year
The hand members will begin next
to collect new and renewal
and will have supplies
q-JS ... ,.ma
majority of The Weekly's subscrip
tions expire during the next three
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iiioiiiiiB biiu u is nupeu inai every
Bubscriber wj renew thro
,bfln(1 in nr(lpp t(llf thp
;benefit through this
Co. Showing Here
Sponsored by the Hertford Lions
Club and the Wm. Paul Stallings
Post of the American Legion, the
Central Amusement Company is pre
senting one of the largest shows ever
staged in Hertford. The Central
Company is back in Hertford for this
week only, for the first time in two
years. The companv furnished the
attractions for the Lions Club fes-1
tivals for a number of years, but did I
riot appear here last year or the year I
Many added attiactions have been
added to the show since its last ap-1
pearance here, and good clean amuse
ment is Demg ortered, according to
the reports from the crowds which
have visited the fair during the open-
ing days. i
Children's days will be observed
ThiiroH.,, nA VrAw onH iHmioclnli
to the grounds will be free from one pital Sunday morning after a linger
to six p. m. on these days, with ride inar illness. He was the son of Mrs.
Local Youths Feeding
Calfs For Spring Show
Four Perquimans County youths
are participating in a project of feed
ing baby beeves for a fat-stock show
to be staged in Elizabeth City next
( spring, according to I. C. Yagel, as
,8istant county agent.
The project is being sponsored by
the Albemarle" Fat-stock Show and is
similar to fat-stock shows staged at
various noints throughout the State.
The calfs will be shown and judged
at the show next spring and will be
auctioned off after the judging.
The youths from this county par
ticipating in the project are Horace
Layden, L. C. Elliott and Donald
Winslow, members of the FFA at
Perquimans High School, and C. T.
Mansfield, member of the 4-H Club
at Hertford Grammar School.
"Other counties participating are
Camden, Currituck, Chowan and Pas
quotank. To Yernoat
Mm . ' Lucius Blanchard lefjt by
plane Sunday for Burlington. Vt.
when aha wilt spend soma time with
her son, Wallace Blanchard, and Mrs.
Blanchard. 1 t
In Recorder's Court
On Tuesday Morning
Judge Johnson Hears
Ten Cases During
A varied docket of ten cases, rang
ing frorn traffic violations to a pro
bable cause hearing, was disposed
, !e c1?u.8e Rearing, was disi
f "y. JWge Charles E Johnsr
Perquimans Recorder's Court
Judge Johnson found no probable
cause in the case charging Joe Mc-
Intyre, Negro, with breaking and en
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we T e "earc,vvmra -v'ence
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defendant had resided in the house
the day he was charged with
enterinff th home.
after being re
uuesiRU to leave.
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Walter PVltnn nnrf Hai Kai-nlift
Negroes, were found guilty of as- &ssistant home agent, serving in Per
sault with deadlv weapons and each iquimans and Chowan counties, organ
was fined $2!) and costs. In the same ,ized eiKht dubs an"'"K thp youth of
case, Joseuhus Kiddick, Alexander
Sutton and Ernest Armstrong, Ne-
groes, were iouna noi gumy or tne
Coilrt costs were assessed against
Alma Lilly, Negro, in the case charg
ing Ernest Lilly, Negro, with assault.
Court costs were taxed against
a"!y' eui.tv to driving
lerea 8 Pea 01 Sullt.v to driving
Dorthy Newby, Negro, after she en-
without a license.
Roland Mason entered a plea of
guilty to a charge of speeding. He
was fined $15 and ordered to pay the
costs of court.
Albert Johnson, Negro, was fined
$10 and costs for driving without a
Garland Daker, charged with fraud, 1
equested a trial by jury and his
case was. UDon motion, ordered Dlac-
ed on the Superior Court docket.
John Jar,?js. Neirro. entered a olea
of guilty to a charge of driving with- J Martha Lee Tilly; program commit
out a license. He paid the costs of tee. Norma Jean Godwin and Hubert
Frank EthrriHo-P Npd-. fharo'prl !
i,;th ...iii, i..(K:t ui
entered.a plea of guilty and paid thelVernon Ward- vice President; Pauline
cbstS'ootiW.-- -. iBurbage, secretary-treasurer; Amy '
Two cases were continued until the
next term of recorder's court.
For Superior Court
A total of twenty-three cases are
hown listed on the docket for the
October term of Superior Court,
which will open here October 28, ac
cording to W. H. Pitt, clerk of court,
who released the docket this week.
Of the cases, seven are listed on
the criminal docket and Ifi on the
civil calendar, ten of these civil ac
tions are for divorce.
Unless additional cases are entered
on the docket prior to court opening
a month hence, little time is ex pec i.-
iea to De consumed in clearing tne
lentire calendar. Jurors for the court
will be drawn by the Countv Loin-
Judge Frizzelle of Snow Hill is I
expected to be the presiding judge,"
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1 UeSfJay AltemOOIl
Joseph D. Sumner, 51, former resi-
dent of Hertford and a veteran of 1
WIJ 7 T J:.J : . V.J..11. I
I Emily Pike Sumner and the late W.
Funeral services were conducted atjVa., and daughter of the late John
the Lynch Funeral Home Tuesday af- J. and Julia Anna Chappell of Bel- Chappell and Leroy Goodwin, Bethel
ternoon at 4 o'clock by the Rev. J. I), i videre, N. C, died at the home of township; Seth Long and Jack Ben
Cranford. During the Bervice Mes- her daughter, Mrs. William F: Simp- ton, New Hope township; and J. C.
dames 1. B. bumner, B. G. Koonce
and Charles Skinner sang "Beautiful
Isle of Somewhere" and "Abide With
In -addition to his mother, he is
survived by a son, William t.. bum-
ner of South Norfolk, one sister, Mrs.
Oliver White of Hertford, one broth
er, Judson of Norfolk and seven
nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Leslie Sumner,
Isaac Duncan, Mr. Heath, Joe Pike,
Cameron White, Cecil Williams, 0. C.
Davis and Alex Frias. Members of
the American Legion were honorary
Interment was in Cedarwood
Football Game Changed
Coach Max Campbell stated today
that the football game between Per
quimans High and the Edenton Aces
will be played Thursday night of
next week instead of Friday night.
Tha game was stepped up one day in
order not to conflict with the major
league all-star baseball fame to be
played in Edenton Friday night
Escaped Injury In
Wreck Last Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Riddick, and
heir small daughter, narrowly es
aped serious injury last Saturday
night, when their car which " they
were driving enroUte to Hertford,
went out of control and turned over
on the Edenton-Suffolk highway,
about three miles from Sunbury.
Mr. Riddick suffered minor in
uries, while Mrs. Riddick and the
baby escaped with only slight bruises.
The car was badly damaged.
Eight 4-H Clubs
Organized In County
Organization of 4-H clubs in I'er-
'Qmmans county lor tne ensuing year
'was compietea last inursaay morn-
when I. C. Yagel, assistant
county agent, and
Miss Hazel Shaw,
Enrollment records of the eight
clubs show 272 members, 136 boys
and I'M girls. The clubs, under the
ilan of work adopted for this week
will meet twice each month, under
the supervision of Mr. Yagel and
Two clubs were organized at the
high school, one for the high school
and one for members of the eighth
grade. Officers of these clubs, elect
ed last week, are: High School Club,
president, J. W. Hughes; vice presi-
dent, Janice Perry; secretary-treas-1 Deen ln cnare OI vvaa surplus ais
urer, Buddy Neary; pianist, Madeline Position at the Sales and Storage
Phillips; song leader, Roland Buck; DePot at Harvey Polnt Naval Alr.
committee, Carolyn Hurdle
Winslow. Eighth grade,,6
Pres!dem' hfhel rrances Elliott; vice
v union winsiow; secre
tary-treasurer, Mary Sue Cooke; pi-
anlst. Joan Irueblood; song leader,
Central Grammar Schoo
grade. Clvde Lane. Dresident: Marv
'Van Koach, pianist; Betty Lou True-;
blood, song leader; Barbara Benton
and Preston Stevenson, program
committee. Sixth Grade Club, .lanie
Winslow, president; Richard Math-
ews, vice president; Molly Lou Yates,
secretary; Kaye White Stanton, pi-
anist; Nonie Lane, song leader; Billy
Chappell and Nettie Leo Long, pro-
.gram committee. Fourth and Fifth
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vjiaues, lnsiou Happen, presiueni;
Evie Russell, vice president: Mvrtle
Gordon Williams, secretary; Clarence
Chappell, pianist; Shirley Winslow,
song leader; Joyce Eure and Carlton
Elliott, program committee.
Hertford Grammar School, Seventh
Grade, Dickie Baker, president; Elea
nor Faye Hollowell. vice president;
Louise Jones, secretary; C. T. Mans
field, song leader; Charles Phillips,
pianist; Joe Towe and Margaret But
ler, program committee. Sixth Grade,
Janice Yagel, president; Hugh Cope-
land, secretary; Eugene Boyce
president; lively n Chappell and rred
Jones, program committee. Fourth I
Fifth Grades, Howard Williams,
president; Mattie Wray Morse, vice
Susan Towe, secretary; I
Marion White, pianist; Catherin
iNixon and Janice Sumner, song lead
ers; Louise Chappell and Howard
Eaves, program committee.
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Mrs. Mamie C. Forbes
Mrs. Mamie Chappell Forbes, 57,
wife of Thomas G. Forbes of Norfolk,
son in Greensboro, N. C. Sunday af-
, ternoon, September 15 at 2:30 o'clock
!after an extended illness.
i Funeral services were conducted
by the Rev. James Baker Tuesday
afternoon at 4 o'clock at Whiteville
Grove Baptist Church, Belvidere.
Mrs. rorbes was an active
voted member of this church, having
spent the most of her life in this
During the service the choir sang
"Have Thine Own Way, Lord" and
"If Jesus Goes With Me." Mrs.
Effie Miller sang "Sunrise".
Active pallbearers were L. Jay
Winslow, Willie Winslow, Charlie
Chappell, Wayland White, W. I.
Winslow and Stump Stallings. Hon
orary pallbearers were Dr. Elbert S.
White, Dr. I. A. Ward, T. C. Perry,
F. C. White, Charlie Rogerson, C. V.
Ward, Ambrose Turner, Tollie Twine
and William Gregory.
Besides her husband and daughter,
she is survived by a son, 1 Cecil T,
Forbes of Norfolk, a brother, Julian
A. Chappell, also of Norfolk and
Interment was made in Cedarwood
Harvey Point Dase
On WAA Legal Staff
WAA Work at Base
Completed Last Week
Site Is Surplus
J. K. Wilson, regional director of
the War Assets Administration, an
nounced Monday that WAA had com
pleted its work at Harvey Point
Naval Air Station and the base has
now been liquidated. In making the
announcement, Mr. Wilson also an
nounced the appointment of former
Judge Richard I). Dixon, who served
as WAA director at Harvey Point
during the past 14 months, as reg
ional counsel for WAA at Charlotte.
"As regional counsel," said Mr.
Wilson, "Judge Dixon will furnish
egal advice for the Charlotte WAA
office and perform all necessary
types of legal work as government
legal representative with the assist
ance of Craig. This work will include
preparing any necessary legal docu
ments and leviewing any legal as
pects of purchasers' claims against
the government. I am very happy to
have these gentlemen working with
Judge Dixon, who took over Mon
day his new duties, has been associ
ated for over a year with the War
Assets Administration and its pre
decessors, War Assets Corporation
and the Surplus Disposal Branch of
RFC. For the past 14 months he has
;olauon - nere "e "e!,eu ulai'"se "l
planes which were stripped, de-
motished and sold for their aluminum
content, since they were no longer
flyable. During the war these PBM's
performed notable service in patrol
ing the Atlantic coast line and hold
ing down the submarine p'-nr'.ce.
Judge Dixon says the job of disposal
of these rBMs was completed bep-
According to Reg.onal Director
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to the regional counsel position early
in September, but was delayed in as-
suming his new active duties until
his task at Harvey Point was com-
Pleted- Mr- Wilson says the naval
air station has now been liquidated,
however, and is on a custodial basis
'0 that Jude Dlxon's Presence is no
,onSer necessary there. He began hia
Ipoml work for WAA on September
Fire Warden Lists
J. W. Nowell, Perquimans County
Forest Warden, today issued a warn
ing to all residents of the county re
garding the law requiring a permit
fnr atnrtinir hrilah firpo nn nr npftr
AcrorHino- to th law. Mr. Nowell
Ltfj nmuB mat kQ ht,,;n hp.
fnrB fir ' strtpn hptwppn the
flra, ri f Aptohpr and thp thirtpen-
;th day of November. The act does
not apply to any fires started within
five hundred feet of a dwelling house,
but does apply near other woodland
I Mr. Nowell stated that the permits
cost nothing and may be obtained
from himself or any one of the dis
trict fire wardens residing in the
Icounty. These wardens and their
, residences are: Ralph Perry and
Winslow, Belvidere township;
I. C. Long. Hertford townshin: C. R.
Morgan and A. R. Asbell, Parkville
A penalty is provided by the law
for any person violating the provis-
First Cotton Sold
Here Last Thursday
The first cotton picked and sold
from the 1946 crop in Perquimans
County was sold by Thad C. Chap
pell on last Thursday, it was report
ed this week by officials at the South
ern Cotton Oil Co.
The cotton sold by Mr. Chappell
was reported as being of good grade,
but as previously predicted, the yield
waB below normal.
On account of a conflict, the Chowan-Perquimans
sub-district of the
Methodist Youth Fellowship will
meet Tuesday evening, October 1, at
7:30 o'clock instead of Friday even
ing, October 4th as previously an
nounced. The meeting will be held v.
at the Epworth Methodist Church at,'
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