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Hertford, Perquimans (Jounty; North Carolina, Friday, April 23, 1948.
$1.50 Per Year
CUIJTY BOARD OFDUCATI0I4 TO HOLD
FECIAL MEETluG MONDAY AFTERNOON
Approval of iTeachers
. And Selection of New
Supt. on Agenda
Members of the Perquimans County
Board of Education will meet in a
special session next Monday after
wuin. at 2 o'clock for the purpose of
approving i the .election of teachers
for the county schools and - to con
sider applications for the selection or.
a new superintendent of schools to fill
the vacancy caused by the resignation
of P. T. Johnson as superintendent
:, , The -announcement of the special
meeting was made today by Mr. John-
' son. superintendent . ,'. ;
' School committeesr for-the various
schools of the county, met in the sup
erintendent's office last Tuesday night
ifor the purpose of re-electing local
teachers, subject to the teacher allot-
' ment to be made ' by the State. The
entire list of State teachers, which
number about 31 for the white schools
"and 89 for the colored schools of the
county, were reelected by the-committee,
but it is reported that at least
"two resignations may be returned by
-the close of the present school year.
? The" biggest item on the agenda
for the special meeting will be con
4 sideration of a number of applications
-tnr th nnaitinn Countv Superin
tendent P. T. Johnson, present sup
erintendent, has tendered his resigna
tion to be effective June rf. a num
ber of applications for the positions,
, it has been reported there were1 five
or six, have been made to the Board
of Education -but a canvass of some
of the members of the board revealed
that definite action on this matter
may not be taken before the regular
meeting of the Board on the first
Monday in May.
County Cancer Fund
Drive Opns Monday
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.Perquimans County's, Cancer Drive
wm gel vir' aen,. jv
Hiorh School Annual
In Hands Of Printer
Heavy Fines Meted
Out By Recorder In
Court On Tues
' Ail materia! for the Perquimans
High School Annual, the Kilcoca-
naom - has nMii . comuieieu nuu a-
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sembled, according to the staff of the
year book, and has been sent to tne
printer for publication.
ty at. aff of the annual has been
working diligently all during the
year writing material for . tRe book
and group pictures of student groups
and organizations of the school were
made several weeks ago.
TWo .nrintpra are exDected to re
turn th annual to the staff for dis
tribution some time the -latter part
of May. ?K
Large Docket Follows
Week's Recess By JLo
Organized For New
Security Loan Drive
Indians Open Home
With Game Tonight
Opposition to Strong
FOUR POLITICAL CONTESTS DEVELOP AS
CANDIDATES FILE FOR COUNTY OFFICES
nnrHini to J. H Tower countf chair-
' man in charge of raising the local
- quote of 400,,, fory the cancer cam
oaicrn fund. :
Mr' Towe" announced today that he
is now naming community solicitors
to handle 'the collection of" contribu
tions which will be needed to put the
county over the top in the fight
' Painting out that funds raised in
this county will be used to help
- .finance the three-fold attack on the
, -disease that last year killed more
' ' than 2,500 men, women and children
. n North Tarolina. the local chairman
" stated that he is hopeful that the
- unnntv ramnaiim can be concluded
within a short period of time. Thel
national cancer drive closes on April
" 30, and the local committee is map
ping plana to gain the local quota on
. or before the close of1 the national
. -campaign. , , '
,V Plana for the local drive is based
-Moiniv nnnn fadlvidnal contributions
' and residents of the county who de
sire to contribute toward tms cam
An an hV crivinff COntribu
, tiong to aoUcltors when called upon
of by sending contributions direct to
. fli a county 'Chairman.. .-
' It lis - estimated, that there are 36
.cases of cancer in rerquimans county
t Miia ttmA wid fundu raised through
" the local drive wm go to helping to
fight the oattle against this disease.
A large portion, of the zunas win oe
, , spent on. a widespread educational
program designed to teach the public
-the early symptoms' of cancer and to
' . encourage prompt medical . attention
while' the disease is in early stages
, and chaace of cure Is good,
: Girl Sccut Benefit
: -Friday ArJ Saturday
' - The Hertford Girl Scout camping
fund will benefit from two card par
ties scheduled for .Friday and Satur
; j, .tvVta of thla wwk. it wu an-
hv Scout leaders todav. The
-tt ef the parties, -bridge affair,
v 1 be given at tne nome or jars. i .
tonlirht. On Saturday a rook
T' ity 111 be given at the home of
' Lire. J. Towe. Both parties wilt
bc- 'i at 8 o'clock; nd a list of love
ly "prises have been donated ,by local
mere?, rats for awards. '
Tkkfets for the parties are on sale
and may be secured from members of
h n?ri S"ont troon: . Proceeds from
the parties will be used to help de-
fray errenses of tne gins" camp mis
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!:?. I'ra. . rLA Clior'y tf
E". ' Cl'y ar.iiounce t' e K a rf
at . Ira I'jr' April AX
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Final plans are being made for the
holding of the .Security Loan Drive
being sponsored by the Treasury De
partment between April 15 and 30, it
was announced today by R. M. Rid
dick, who has been named as chair
man nf thp Perauimans County Com
mittee. The drive will feature the
sale of U. S. Savings Bonds, and
county in the State will be allotted a
quota. As yet the lca! quota has
not been announced, out .Norm Caro
lina will be asked to purchase nearly
31 million dollars worth of the new
Mr RinHick stated that the local
committee is being formed to handle
the county drive. He announced that
C. P. Morris will serve as chairman
for the Agricultural Division, lhe
entire committee win ne nameu uy
Monday and each member of the com
mittee will attend a district meetilig
at Greenville next Monday night at
..,k;v timo full dotails of the dr.ive
will be explained 'to the committee
m n avnanfad at flip
irom ii ,niuuuuii -v
A..rH!tK- to ;fh locS chairman
plans for the Perquimans drive will
be set up and earned out iouuwihb
the meeting next week. Mr. Rlddick
added that he believed Perquimans
Countians, as in the past, will dbck
the new security bond drive in such
a manner that a short campaign will
enable the local committee to meet
its drive quota shortly.
who were leaving the
pits again in protest to court action
i.w.. airainat tha miner's union and
WIB.C11 , .
ti t. T.our!a have been asked oy
Lewis to return to work. Federal
Judge Alan Goldsborough returnea a
in th lAwia case lueauay,
fining Lewis $20,000 and his union a
total of 1.4 millions. This judgment
H stamina I violation only and
additional fines may be levied when
the judge passes on a civu juagmem.
later this week. i '
a ' mii wao JronDed into the Con
gressional hopper this week which, if
for th re-enactment of
selective service. The: bill proposes
that all men between we ages ox
j do ,ni rao-iafor for service, with
aim uv ri ... . -o 1 ----- M .
those between 18 and 25 eligible for
.anrioe. . in aaamon ine uiu
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would increase the ceilings on the
size of all armed services ana ireew
all reserve units. ,
Finos totnllinir more than $500 and
costs of court were assessed against
a large number of defendants lacing
hpforo Judsre Charles E.
Johnson in Perquimans Recorder's
Court this week. The large docicei
was due partially to the recess the
court observed last week.
Fines of $10 and costs were taxed
a.oindf R I.. Davis. Abraham Sleas,
Jacob Simon, John McComack, Kil
burn Lewis and Lucian Pritchard, all
of whom entered pleas of guilty to
charges of speeding.
Sophie Kornblum, George Gillings,
Jack Jarmack, Henry Howe, E. L.
rt Robert Hanks. Lewis He-
feelfinger, Patrick Barrow, Herman
Iskin, iPhilip Small, Harry uutterman
and Sam Wallace were fined $5 and
costs on charges of speeding.
Entering pleas of guilty to spew
ing, Melton Craddock, Theo Zubatkin
and Felix Goodwin paid fines of $15
and costs and Nathan Lubou was
fined $25 and costs.
Clifford Mobley was fined $10 and
costs for driving with insufficient
James Cradle and Lee Sutton, both
Negroes, were taxed with the costs
of court on charges ot Being arunK
Rntprinir a plea of guilty to
charges of driving without a license
and using improper licenses, uariaim
Bunch was fined $35 and costs.
George Overton, Negro, plead guil
ty to driving with improper lights.
H naiH a fine of SKI and costs.
George Riddick plead guilty to a
charge of driving drunk, and paid a
flo r.f Sinn and costs 01 court.
Npwhv. Neero. was fined $25
and costs on a charge of reckless
John Carlton was taxed with a fine
of $10 and costs on a charge ot ariv
with imnroner liehts.
Gene Tucker was fined $25 and
tnr vine' Without a license.
rhiotonher Armstrong;. Negro
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n pnnrf twice within a short
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imp for drivine with insufficient
brakes, after being ordered not to
drive the car, was fined $w ano cosis
James Overton, Negro, was fined
1K offpr homer found ETUilty of aS-
sault on Edward Eason, "Negro, who
was found not guilty of the charge.
Arnold Wjnslow, Negro, was fined
$10 and costs of court for driving
with insufficient brakes.
Fred Kelly paid the costs of court
on a charge of nshing witnouc
cense. - ' . , .
Cedric Moore was fined ou anu
costs on charges of speeding and hit
and run. . -'
Local baseball fans will have an
opportunity to see the strong Per
quimans High School team in action
on tha home field for the first time
tonight when Coach Joe Levinson's
Indians' meet the Uatesvnie nign
School team in a return engagement.
Game time is set for 8 o ciock.
Sporting a winning streak of five
straight games, the Indians are set
tinw a. fast nace in the eastern divi
sion of the Albemarle Conference and
show promise of capturing tne con
hnni titlp for the vear. Thus far
the local nine has chalked up victories
over Jamesville twice, Columbia, Ply
mouth and GatesvilTe. .
The Indians continued their win
ning streak during the past week-end
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by trouncing the UolumDia wnacau
by a 11-2 score and turning back
Jampsv illp for the second time in a
game here Tuesday afternoon 17-3.
Fine fielding and hard hitting fea
ture the Indians' attack this year.
The Indians have played two error
Ipcq frames and the entire squad,
consisting of some 19 players, many
of whom see action in eacn game, is i
building up an excellent h-'tting roc-
oid. To date the Indians have com
pletely outclassed all opposition and
boast two fine high school pitchers in
Billie Winslow and Earl Rogerson.
Symons, Elmore, Ward, Chester
Winslow and Lane are leading tne
way in the hitting department.
.Speaking of the first home nighl
game of the season, Coach Levins. n
stated that the game with Gatesville
should provide plenty of good base
ball for the local tans, "uaiesvme,
he said, "has the best outfit we have
faced yet this season. We played fine
ball to beat them before, but may
have our -hands full when we mod
Winslow and h.lmore are expeciou
to be the starting battery for the
game tonight, with Rogerson, Kirov
ari'6vye ready . to do relief hurling
in event changes are needed.
Held Last Monday
Called For April 27
A nntarn referendum will be held
at the Agricultural Building in Hert
ford Tuesday, April 27, from Vh. M.
to 6 P. M.
All producers with potato acreage
allotment have been mailed a copy
of the proposed marketing agreement
and order. Every grower in rerquim
ans County, as defined in the pro
posed marketing agreement and or
der, who produced potatoes lor mar
ket in 1947 is eligible to vote.
Potato producers should cast their
ballot in person, but if they are un
able to be present at the County ACA
office on April 27, such persons may
cast their ballot by mail, provided
that such ballots are postmarked prior
to midnight April 27. Ballots are
j available at the County ACA office.
County Draft Hoard
Is Reorganized On
Races Slated For Rep
resentative, Boards of
Education and Commissioners
New Hope Resident
Dies In Hospital
T4.i;. r. nmniiinlfttji have lost oat
in the national elections held in Italy
on Sunday and Monday, according w
reports from Rome. Non-Communfat
parties show an increasing lead in the
races lor unporwuiv jvramireu r
i, hp .ountinr of ballots con
Itlnue.1 The report states that the
Communists apparently nave ioi w
.t.i.t.:i r aahinat. nnatl
In the ' government . which . will be
formed following ne
Rlax Campbell Named
m. i m Johnson.' candidate for
Governor, has named Max , Campbell
of Hertford as his campaign-pjanager
for Perquimans counry. -y
With the naming oi i-cuun.jr
hi. ank. Mr, Johnson was the
A.t th candidates for the office
of Governor to complete K State-wide
organization. 1 . :
f- Mr Craton C " r Etenh'
t i, Jr., of Garner anr. e birtn
a gon Craton GUm r lorn on
Mrs. Cora Russell Eure, 60, died
Sunday morning at 5:50 o clock in
the Albemarle Hospital following a
-i , ;iioc She was a native and
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lifelong resident of Perquimans Coun
ty hd daughter of the late .m
n :- Pnsaell. She was a
member of the New Hope Methodist
Church and member or tne mis
sionary Society of the Berea Chns
tion Church, s . , ,
She is survived by her nusoanu,
Raymond D. Eure; two daughters,
Mrs. Freeman umpnieu nu
Ernest Whiter three sons, H. R. Mil
let. J. E. Miller and J. u. miner
Norfolk, Va.i four stepdaugnters,
t rv TTwlla Mm. Gaston Banks,
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Mrs, Howard May oi vvaierou.
Conn- and Mrs. Joseph Garrett oi
tov5-- , r C. Two stepsons,
Belvin Eore and Melvin Eure; three
sisters, Mrs. H. ; H. Caddy, Mrs.
Johnny JacksMi and Mrs. J. P. White,
four brothers, Jimmy nusaeu,
1 11 TT1 Wi.naall Ann lom xuo-
sell of Manteo; 18 granocniiureu ....
Bigstep ranJ i' vi
.4.AMkAnn nf. 2:30 o'clock in
New Hope Methodist Churctt. - ine
pastor, the Rev. nr. "1 7"
iiated, assisted by the Rev, Preston
Cayton. Burial followed u me
darwood Cemetery. , ,
The P.T.A.- of Perauimans Central
Snhool held its April meet
ing Monday night in the school audi
torium. The meeting was opened oy
singing "Onward Christian Soldiers".
Tha riiimherland and Baffley Swamp
communities were in charge of the
program, using as their suDjecis
"How the Community Builds for
World Security" and "Mental Health".
Th iWninnal waa conducted by
v. rt n 1 ...Un arfra
the Kev. Kioy a. oaunaers, or
on one of the subjects of the even
in "How the community Builds for
Wot-IH SMuritv." Two selections were
erven: "Follow Me" and "Willing to
TalrA tha Cross": bv Mr. Edward Jor
dan and Leslie Winslow The reports
of the standing committees were giv
en by their chairmen. Mr. j. r.
nrincmat. mfldf remarks con-
OHVHf f- T . .
tha oehool. Miss Johnnie
White gave a history of the activities
of the F.T.A. for tne year ii "
!9aR A noater contest was held in
which all grades participated. The
prize for the primary graaes. was
awarded the first grade, Mrs, Ruby
Winslow, teacher; and the prize for
the grammar grades was awarded xo
the sixth grade, Mrs. Ounice Riddick,
teacher. A few minutes of recreation
was directed by Mrs. Johnny Lane.
Dr. T. P, Brinn gave a very mteresi
i imnmilm talk on the sub-
Jeet "MenUl Health". The attendance
prize was awarded tne sevenxn grauc,
Miss Margaret White, teacher.
Perquimans County's selective ser
vice board is beins? rnorganized on a
reserve status with two members "of
the old board alread appointed and
a third member to be named shortly.
Further instructions from State head
quarters are being awaited prior to
an organization meeting expected to
be held soon.
K. M. Riddick and Thad C. Chap
pell, two members of the board prior
to its dissolution last year, have vol
unteered their services for the new
board and a third member is expected
to be appointed by the Clerk of Court,
chninnan of the Board of Elections
and Superintendent of the County
As soon as the three member board
is completed, it is expected to meet
and name a chairman, select a clerk
who will serve in the event of an
emergency and also choose a tem-
; porary office for the handling of se
lective service matters.
I The draft hoard ceased active func
jtioning as such when the National
Selective Service Act expired in
March of last vear. It had been in
operation since 1940. In calling on
the services of the county s former
hnarH memhers. it was pointed out
that while no third armed conflict
may occur, "strategic planning must
he based on the worst contingency
that may reasonably be exipected,"
hence the formation of a selective re
serve in the State.
Political interest, in Perquimans
County 'picked up somewhat late Sat-
urrlftv aftprnnnn ad thp riparlline for
candidates to hie notice of candi
dacy with A. W. Hefren, chairman
of the Board of Elections, neared.
Four contests developed when two
candidates filed for the office of Rep
resentative, two for Commissioner for
Bethel Township, two for Commis
sioner for Parkville Township and
two for the office as member 01 the
Board of Education representing New
E. Leieh Winslow and Clarence W.
Phillips are seeking the nomination
for the office of Representative; Roy
S. Chappell and Freeman Long will
contest each other for the office as
Commissioner from Bethel and
George W. Jackson and Johnny Pike
are seeking the nomination for Com
missioner for l'arkville Township. In
the race for the membership on the
Board of Education, W. E. Dail, in
cumbent, is opposed by Delwin Eure.
Other candidates who are without
opposition, seeking nominations to
county offices are: h. M. Terry and
R. T. lirinn, incumbents on the Board
of Commissioners and T. M. Twine
seeking the post for Belvidere To-rn-ship.
J. W. Ward is a candidate to
succeed himself in the office of Regis
ter of Deeds; Charles E. Johnson for
Recorder's Judge; Max Campbell for
Treasurer, and D. L. Barber for
membership on the Board of Educa
tion for l'arkville Township.
With thp closine of the books for
candidates the Board of Elections will
now prepare for the holding of the
primary election on May 29. Regis
trars and judges tor the various
nollim? nrecincts have been made and
it was announced that registration
books will be open from May 1
through Mav 15 for the purpose of
permitting eligible voters to register
or make changes in registering 11
they have moved from one precinct to
another since the last election. Chal
lenge Day. for the registration books
will be Saturday, May zz, tne Boara
Una Leora Winslow
Weds John A. Hobbs
m.. TTfrnt rhanter of the Ordl
of Eastern Star will hold its meet
if,..,,!,,., nivht at 8 o'clock at the
lodge rooms. Three candidates for
member-Vp will be initiawsa n uu
meetlrj. All members re urged to
be .prert v-' " v - 'J.'
Spoken April 10th
' The marriage of Miss Rachel Jane
M..W.1, jtano-htor of Mr. and Mrs.
Hance Holler of Hobbsville, to Carl
n7ii.n. indi uii of Mr. ano airs.
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was quietly solemnized on Saturday,
a in X'Kii at. tna DarauuuKB
Winfall W the Rev. Earl Edwards,
nsing the. ring ceremony. ; ,
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The bnde was auireu m
crepe' dress with high neckline nd
black accessories and a snouiuer
sage of red roses. Her oniy orna
ment was a double strand of pearls.
The' only attendants were Daryl
-rwiL ani Flla Ma White, who was
dressed in a grey gabardine suit with
srreen .:. accessories and a corsage of
red roses. - . ' , - '
Th. i,awlwHla Will DUUte xneir
home with the bridegroom's parents
on Hertford Route x. .
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Winslow of Bel-
virlpm announce the marriage of their
daughter, Lina Leora, to John Ander
son Hobbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. John
D. Hobbs of Tyner.
Th nintrlp rinsr ceremony was per
formed by the Rev. W. C. Francis at
the Baptist parsonage at Center Hill,
on Saturday evening, April 10, at 7
o'clock. Only members of the imme
diate families were present
Tha hriHe. unattended, was attired
in a slate blue gabardine suit with
matching black accessories. She
wore a corsage of pink roses.
The bride is a graduate of Perquim
ans County High School and is em
nlmraH at ftreirorv'a 5-10-25c store in
Hertford, where she has worked for
the past four years.
The brides-room attended Chowan
County schools, is a veteran of World
War II. and is a carpenter.
Mr. and Mrs. : Hobbs are making
their home at Tyner.
New Hone Resident
Observes 97th Birthday
B&P Woman's Club
Twentv-one. Hertford professional
and non-professional women met at
the Agricultural Building lasi rnaay
nicrht anH organized a Business and
Professional Woman's Club. Those
attending the meeting displayed
much interest ia the organization of
the local club and a large member
ship is expected to grow with the
Guest speaker for the meeting here
last week was Mrs. Ruby Blythe,
tha Rockv Mount B&P
Club. She was accompanied to the
meeting by four memhers oi ine
Rocky Mount Club,
nffinars elected for the local club
were Mrs. Lawrence Towe, president;
Miss Elizabeth Fowler, vice presi
dent, and Miss Davey Jo Lumsden,
During the business session it was
decided that the annual dues of $5.00
be the membership fee for a year, the
amount to be paid to the treasurer
by April 30. The club chartep will
be held open until this date ano any
one interested in joining the club is
cordially invited to do so.. After
April 30 all new members will be ac
cepted only upon a vote of the mem
Mra. R. S. Banks. Sr.. one of Per
quimans County's oldest residents,
is observing ner 7th wrtnaay ioaay. i
Five generations of her family
gathered at the home of L. R. Webb,
near New Hope, last Sunday to cele
brate the approaching event, and a
picnic dinner was served tne iamiiy
and guests who had gathered to pay
homage to the grand - little lady on
observance of the occasion. ,
-. Amnncr IhAva . nrAMM Were SirS.
ftanVa' tbmM children. 28 BTandchil-
dren, 88 great grandchildren ana nine
great great grandcmioren.
i,t.rlut V..atra Star MeetklZ
; Mr. and Mrs. CecIU Winslow and
Mrs. Riddick Chappell will attend an
Eastern Star meeting in Elisabeth
City tonight -
Game Warden Reports
Change in Keguianon
FMnn Wtnalow. Perauimans Coun
ty Game Protector, today released
notices of regulations in regard to
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fishing restrictions in mis area.
At a mMttnir nf the Wildlife Re
sources Commission in Kinston last
week several changes were made In
regulations. Firot was a clearing up
of the rule regarding the sale of bait
The Commission ruled that indivi
duals, by obtaining permits from the
crama warden, can take or seine for
I bait and sell same to fishermen.;:
Fishermen were also given tne right
to fish for shad and herring six days
a week instead of the previous three, ...
Fishing nets on Sunday, nowever,
.A spawning area was aisa-aei up
: l.fM AMitifir anil fa jliaAjl to flail
m va vvu"., , bum w . w v -- . ,v
tag May X through June 80. Thft , ,
area in Perquimans is the rarquim-
ana River from N. C Highway 8T i
bridge tq head, a distance ot.JO
miles. ' " - - " .'y 'j