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"Hertford, Perquimans CountyNorth Carolina, Friday, September 10, 1954.
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:: Permitted Nets Vr
, , Dc Set Near Popular ;
. Sports Fishing Area .
' Hugh Robertson, protective super
visor for Wildlife Resources Commis
sion fn the First District, has been
notified that at a meeting of the Wild
life Resources Commission held Au
gust 30 the question of moving the
line between commercial and inland
fishing waters to Deep Water Point in
Yeopim River was presented for con
sideration. The plan includes com
mercial fishing. About 2H miles up
the river from the mouth at Albe
marle Sound. '
Since there appears to be Some dis
agreement on this question, it appear
ed to the Commission that it might
be advisable to hold a public hearing
before final action is token., 4
LAison committees of the Depart
ment of Conservation and Develop
ment and Wildlife Resources Commis
sion are Having a public bearing on
a matter pertaining to netting in Cur
rituck Sound on Monday morning,
September 27, which is scheduled to
be held at 10 o'clock in the ; school
house at Poplar Branch.
The- Wildlife Commission has sug
gested that the Yeopim River ques
tion be added to the agenda forvthis
public hearing, at which time any ob
jections on the part of sports fisher
men should be presented, s v
October 15 is an Important voting
day for people of North Carolina and
'especially for farm people. .There is
hope that there will be twice as many
votes for Nickels for Know How than
there were three years ago. This plan
for supplementing money from State
and i Federal aourcea brings, much
needed meai dun-4
There is a growing need for re
search information on the home side
ot farm living. There are many press-
" ing , problems for which specialists
have only fragmentary answers, or no
answers at all, on problems they face.
. TCriiirafuin la tViA hrMira between the
research and the' home just as it is
between the research and the farm.
The need for research information
Is varied and great. Right now we
are facing many problems. Two of
. which , are reduced acreage and plant
Ni is ease and insect control. These prob-
lems must be "controlled by better
management practices and efficient!
farm land operation. These are farm.
family problems. Nickels for Know
how will help provide workers needed
in many different areas. Vast strides
have been made as research has un
folded new facts. Nutrition is one
field that has touched everybody.
, Successful farm family living means
good management of both the farm
and the home. Families need to plan
to save time and energy in perform-
ancTof everyday duties fa order to
Wfll you cast" your vote on October Mfff I fH PfflfllfOC
15 in order to bring about better farmillif LL.i J I lUllil ItO
.tiring iw. ;uui lamujr , wiu xticuuo,-
.Nickels ror Know-How means oetter
farming for better living.
Held Wednesday P. M.
Mrs. Delilah Baker Stallings, 77,
-widow of James Noah Stallings, died
Monday night at 8:30 after an illness
of one year.
She is survived by five sons, Bryan,
Louis, Aleck and Iloyd Stallings, all
cf Falvidere and one brother, Charlie
I.Ver of Eelvidere an.1 10 grandchil-!,-
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In preparation for their Fall revival
and. evangelistic campaign volunteer
workers from the Baptist Church will
take a religious census of Hertford
this coming Sunday afternoon. The
workers will meet at the church at
1:30, and after a period of instruction
and prayer, they will go out in pairs
to-all the homes in the community.
The information that will be collected
will be sorted and classified to show
the affiliated church members as well
as the unaffiliated. It will then be
tabulated and filed for reference pur
poses. The findings will be available
to pastors of the other churches upon
request :--4-.3,.. ' ,.,
All persons are asked to cooperate
when the census taker callB by giv
ing accurate information. In so do
ing the religious strength of Hertford
will be shown as well as Its needs.
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The Perquimans Indians swamped
the Elizabeth City Albies 12-2 in the
sirth atiJ deciding contest to win the
Albemarle League championship be
fore a crowd of 1,000 fans last Thurs
day night.' f'Y'V, 'v:''ii:v'-::"',?
In winning this game the Indians
set two records; it was the first lea
gue; play-off championship ever won
by a Perquimans team and the paid
attendance was the largest for any
park during the 1954 season.
' Failure on the part of Elizabeth
City's pitching staff in' the first in
ning of the final game accounted for
the one-sided, score : of the contest
Copley started as pitcher for the Al
bies but he walked four men and gave
up two hits before being relieved by
Gregory, Gregory walked four bat-
to rs and rerquimans tallied nine runs
three more in
the sixth on two bits and two -walks.
Ted Chappell twas the 'winning
pitcher of the Indians, his third vic
tory during the season. He fanned
three batters; walked none and his
teammates conunited three errors. The
Albies scored two unearned runs, one
in the fifth and seventh.
The final standing in the play-off
series gave Perquimans four victories
to two losses, while Elizabeth City
won two games and lost four.
All in all the 1954 baseball sea
son was a success all around. The
Perquimans team, comprised of youths
Paying for the sport provided fine en-
UB' lor wcai xans ana at tne
close of the season the team and di
rectors of the club met last Friday
night. A financial report of the club
activities was given and revealed that
with all expenses paid, the club had
a balance of $2,350 which was di
vided among .the 16 players. The
players voted to retain $100 in the
treasury for starting next year's
team, and also voted a partial share
of funds equipment mana-
: The people of Hertford will be af
forded an unusual opportunity this
coming .Sunday evening when color
slides of the Holy Land will be shown
at the Hertford Baptist Church. This
opportunity is made possible by a lo-
cal young man who has just returned
from the Near East and .is spending
some time with his parents here. He
is Ray Jordan, son of Mr. and Mrs.
A. F. Jordan. i ' '..v .. : '
For a year Ray has been a civilian
yee.of t e U. S. Army Corps of
ers at El.&hran in Saudi Ara-
la his leisure time Young Jor-
Z n t-i-k c: 'or fill ies of places he visit
ed. Gua of tie r ost interee' Tj and
impressive was Lis visit to f e Ho'y
Land. He wia show slides cf Lis t 'p
to Palestine and give a running com
mentary as well as show a few of his
!'' f! r " - cative coins
i .1 t. r oL.". !. lie service will
: at 7:CD e 1 t'.e public is cor
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Varied Program Plan
ned On Research and
All arrangements have been com
pletel for the N. C. Peanut Growers
Association annual membership meet
ing and field day, to be held Septem
ber 16, at Lewiston, it was reported
today by R. M. Thompson, Perquim
ans Farm Agent. v
' Mr. Thompson stated, "we feel this
is an important day to the peanut
growers of North Carolina. The pro
ducer organization and the research
forces are joining hands in further
ing the much needed effort in behalf
of peanuts." v.v-.":'v ;::":'&
Program planners for Che event this
year, according to Mr. ' Thompson,
nave worked toward making the day's
events more interesting to those at
tending, providing the farmers with
data and information on his produc
tion problems rather than those in
Individuals in Perquimans County arice in the treasury of $187.82. The
who wish to attend this meeting and 'Auxiliary then voted to pay the fol
field May are asked to contact the, lowing items: March of Dimes $5,
County Agent's off ice, and arrange-! Day, Nursery at Oteen $10, Martha
ments will be made concerning trans
portation. ; - . xi: ;
' The program for the day has been
announced as follows: Morning ses
sion, .Welcome, ,C. S. McSwain; Facts
about the Association, C. S. Alexan
der, president; Reports by the secre
tary and treasurer; Talks by T. J.
Pearsall and Flake Shaw; address by
Congressman L. H. Fountain...
Lunch will be available at the farm
between 12:05 and 1:15 P. M.
The afternoon session will begin
with a tour of the farm, featuring
talks by State College Specialists. At
Stop A on the tour P. H. Reid will
give a talk on Rotation and spacing;
W. C. Gregory will talk on Varieties
and breeding. At Stop B, B. M. Can
non will conduct a demonstration on
harvesting. Stop C on the tour will
feature talks by E. T. York on fertili
zation, J. R. Dogger on Insect Con
trol and W. E. Cooper on Disease C6n
trol. - . , -
frs. Towe tlamad
Mrs. Alice M. Towe of Hertford,i
member of the Perquimans BPW Club,
was named State Chairman of the
Education and Vocations Committee
of the North Carolina Federation of
Business and Professional Women's
Clubs at a state planning conference
held at High Point .
- Mrs. Towe fa an employee with the
State Highway and Public Works
Commission. She was the Perquimans
Club's first president when ifc was or
ganized in 1948, and since then in ad
dition to having held several offices
in the local club, she has served as
District Health and Safety , Contact
Chairman, District Director, a member
of the State Nominating Committee,
and chairman of the State Transpor-
ennial Convention when it met in St.
Louis. ' :k'::Vv ."' ';:-:;.'iUiv-''i'
It was announced at the conference,
attended by 30 State Club leaders,
that "Able, Alert, and Active" will be
the Federation's slogan for the year.
Miss Lois Frazier, member of the
Meredith College faculty, first vice
president of the state organization;
outlined the duties of each officer. A
workshop for district directors ' and
state chairmen was also held. Follow
ing the board meeting Saturday after
noon, Mrs. Ruby C. Blythe, Rocky
Mount State President presided at
the banquet and introduced the offi
cers. : ' ' V:". ' i;: : Xs -:
At Bagley Swamp
A revival service will be conducted
at Bagley Swamp Pilgrim Church be
ginning September 14, and continuing
through, E.-smber 26, it was an
nounce J te. by the -Rev. CoyJS,
Sa'niors, r...' r of the church.
11 1 servifs will be conducted by
J I ". 0., Carpenter of Ashland,
f 7-, 83 r or and the Rev. J. L.
L...J of 1 City, Fla., will direct
the music. Services will be held each
evening at e'ht o'clock and the pub
lic is inl?J V3 attend. '
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Unit Last Thursday
Report On Girls' State
Given By Local Representatives
The American Legion Auxiliary of
the William Paul Stallings Post met
Thursday night of last week at the
home of Mrs. J. R. Webb with Mrs.
Elizabeth Haskett as joint hostesses.
Mrs. Oscar Felton gave an inter
esting talk on music and led in group
singing. . Mrs. Elsie Gregory intro
duced Miss Billie Carol Divers and
Miss Mary Frances Eure who gave in
teresting and enlightening reports on
Girls' State which they attended this
summer : as representatives of the
county. v-;.n- vV:
During the business session, which
was presided over by Mrs. Helen Skin
ner, president, the roll was called,
minutes of meeting read and a report
given by the corresponding secretary.
Mrs. Thelma . Hollowell, treasurer,
reported the unit had spent $558.70)
during tne past year, leaving a Dai'
Clarerie Fund $5, Education Fund $5,
Hospital ' Library ' $5, and Central
Fund $5 "V; :r-:X.- t:f-
Mrs. Grace Morris gave a report
concerning three veteran's children
which the Auxiliary will help to enter
It was reported the unit will attend
the Hertford Baptist Church on Sun
day night, September 12. Two unit
members, Mrs. B; C. Berry and Mrs.
W. F. : Alnsley attended the National
Legion Convention held in Washing
ton, D. C.
Gifts . for perfect attendance were
awarded. ' Mrs.' Helen Skinner, Mrs.
Grace Mnns and Mrs. Minnie Miller.
Gifts were also presented Mrs. Elda
Webb. Mrs. Eloise Gregory and Mrs.
Blanche Berry, each of whom missed
only onejmeeting during the year.
Mrs. Skinner announced the chair
mans of the following committees: :'
Americanism, Ann Nowell; Child
Wolfare2Grace Morris; Civil Defense,
Elda Webb;. Community Service Pick
ett Sumner; Girls' State Eloise Greg
ory; Legislative Activities, Elizabeth
Skipsey; Membership, Sarah C. White;
Music, Helen Winslow; National Se
curity, Vera Batton; Pan American,
Irene Towe; Past President Parley,
Blanche Berry, Publicity, Blanche Ber
ry; Poppy, Lessie White; Rehabilita
tion, Valeria Felton; Gold Star Mo
thers, Ethel Perry.
Delicious refreshments were served
by the hosteses. ,
r Members present werer Mrs. Mary
B. Chappellj Eloise Gregory, Elizabeth
Haskett, Thelma Hollowell, Grace
Morris, Minnie Miller, Ethel Perry,
Alice Roach, Pickett Sumner, Madge
Towe, Mattie Anse White, Sarah C.
White," Valeria Felton, Elda Webb,
Vera Batton, Helen Skinner. One new
member, Rosa Waldron. Miss Billie
C. Divers and Miss Mary Frances
Gives Tips On Fair
The North Carolina State Fair will
be October 19r23 this year. Entries
must be in by Wednesday, October 13
at 6:00 P. M., Miss Kimsey Perry,
County Home Agent has announced.
All entries must be made in the
owner's name and official printed
forms must be used in making appli
cations for entry. Application forms
may be secured at the Farm and Home
Agents' office or ordered from Mana
ger, N. C. State Fair, P. O. Box 1388,
Arts and Crafts must be in place
by Friday, October 15 at 6:00 P, M.
All other exhibits except cut flowera
County Heme Agent
must be in place by 10:00 A. M., Mon- .nouncement apparently leaves Senator
day, October 18. Cut flowers must be Irving Ives as the leading GOP can
in place Tuesday, October 19 at 11:00 Ididate for the office. New York
A. M. Exhibits will be released at
5:00 P. M, Saturday, October 23.
Canned goods, breads, cakes, can
dies, clothing, rugs, quilts and linens
are amonir the thinsm which mav be
entered. Why let western Carolina!
have all the show ? We can do things
as well as they. Get your items to
gether and exhibit them at your State
Fair. . .
County Free From
Perquimans County had a Labor
Day holiday free from highway acci
dents, according to a report , made by
the Stete Highway Patrpl. . :
Nationally, the accident toll was less
than predicted by Safety officials, the
death toll tcinj less than any year
since l"". In North Carolina, the
veck-f 3 f "c t" ort gave the num-
r . ' j C -J. s as 11 and the
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County Commissioners Nominate Three
Candidates For Post Of Fire Warden
Rotary Sees Film
On Saudi Arabia
Ray Jordan, who returned to Hert
ford last week after having spent a
year in Saudi Arabia, working with
the IT. S. Army Engineers, was the
program guest of the Hertford Rotary
Club last Tuesday night
. Mr. Jordan showed film slides of
pictures he had taken during his stay
in Saudi Arabia, and gave a very in
teresting talk on the country and its
people and customs.
After completing his assignment in
Saudi Arabia Mr. Jordan toured Eu
rope for four months prior to sailing
The names of sixty-two residents of
Perquimans County were drawn for
service as jurors at the October term
of Superior Court, which will convene
here Monday, November 1, during the
regular meeting of the Board of Coun
ty Commissioners held last Tuesday.
Drawn to serve as jurors were Her
bert J. Winslow, Paul M. Colson, Am
brose Long, James L. Lane, W. Elihu
Winslow, Mrs. Gladys Perry, Clarence
C. Chappell, N. J. Smith, J. B. Eure,
Charlie Wilder, A. L. Dale, Henry
Christgau, Robert W. Turner, James
A. Winslow, Ira Stallings, H. R. Mil
ler, E. L. Jennings, Walter P. Dail,
Edward B. Wilder, Jennie Bray, Ray
mond Winslow, James Wilder, Clar
ence Winslow, J. M. Fleetwood, C.
Frank Tynch, Winford Winslow, Earl
Morse, D. O. Cartwright, E. T. Kir
by, Floyd Benton, Alphonso Dail, El
mer E. Chappell, R. R. White, John
A, Elliott, Louis Stallings, Daly Roun
tree, Gilliam Twine, Ernest Goodwin,
Fentress Lane, Sadie Perry, George
W. Nowell. Anderson E. Layden, A. E.
Spivey, Mrs. D. W. Eure, Edgar
Fields, Wallace Baker, Edward T.
Staflingi, Elsberry Lane, M. R. Grif
fin, Willie H. Lamb, Dennis Eure,
John R. Baker, Dan Berry, Howard
Copeland, Charlie Lane, C. P. Morris,
John D. Lane, John H. Stallings, Sr.,
F. A. McGoogan, Jerry Stokely, W. W.
Godfrey and Arthur Copeland.
The U. S. has filed a strong pro
test with Soviet Russia over the shoot
ing down of an American aircraft off I
Red Siberia last Saturday. The U. S.'
termed the action was a "wanton and I
innrovoked attack" by two Soviet 1
planes. The Russians claimed the U.
S. plane had violated tneir ironuer. i
Diplomats of Europe continue in a
quandary since the French defeat of
EDC, and reports indicate more con
ferences will be needed now to iron
out difficulties regarding rearming of
Germany, and the establishment of al
liances for keeping peace in Europe. ,
S Steps toward creation of an inter
national atomic pool for peaceful pur
poses are proceeding, according to an
announcement this week by President
Eisenhower. The project will proceed
without Russia, which has not accept
ed a t, S. invitation to participate.
The report stated Great Britain,
France, Canada, Australia and South
Africa have joined the U. S. in the
Republican Governor Thomas E.
Dewey of New York announced last
Tuesday he will not be a candidate for
any political office this year. The an-
Democrats are expected to wage a
strong fight to regain control of the
New York capital, with Franklin D.
Roosevelt Jr., and Averell Harriman
mentioned as strong contenders for
the Democratic nomination.
In Recess Tuesday
Perquimans County Recorder Court
was in recess, last Tuesday, due to
conflict of , the, session with the meet
ing of the" Board of County Commis
sioners, which also uses the court
room for meetings. .
. All cases Jisted on the court docket
were continued until the next term of
court on Tuesday, September 14. p
BIRTH ,ANNOIJNXMIOT '
gt and Mrs. Frank Gardner an
nounce the birth of a ' born
Board Accepts Bids For
Fixtures For Local
The Board of Commissioners for
Perquimans County held its -regular
September meeting last Tuesday, hav
ing postponed the meeting one day
due to the Labor Day holiday.
' After considering 14 applications for
the position as County Forester, to
fill the vacancy caused by the death
of J. W. Nowell, the Board nominat
ed Thomas Nixon, J. B. Eure and G.
E. Benton as candidates for the post
The final appointment will be made
by the State Department in charge of
this program. ,
The Board voted to invest thirty
thousand dollars of County Funds in
insured building and loan associations
of the State, placing the present sur
plus funds on interest bearing deposit
A sum of $35 was voted to the Ne
gro 4-H Club Dairy Show to be held
the latter part of this month.
Petitions for improvement of county
roads, known as Parkville Road, Pig
Lane and Rogerson-Moore Road were
approved by the Commisioners.
During the meeting the Board re
ceived bids for a number of fixtures
for the courtroom and offices of Clerk
of Court Register of Deeds and the
Negro Farm Agent A low bid of
$1,893.46, submitted by the Eastern
Office Equipment Company, was ac
cepted for the purchase of these items.
Included in the purchase were 12
new jury chairs for the court room, a
desk for the Negro Farm Agent's of
fice, book shelves, tables, and other
equipment for the vault additions to
the office of Clerk of Court and Reg
ister of Deeds. ,
In addition to the above the Board
received reports from the various de
partments of the County, including a
financial report which revealed that
during the first two months of the
pressnt fiscal year the county receipts
totaled $45,654.59, while total expendi
tures amounted to $36,768.45.
Indians To Open
Fnoty I Season
Friday, Sept. 17
Football is in the air at Perquim
ans High School where Coach Ike Per
ry's Indians are fast rounding into
form for ' the opening game to be
played against the Chowan College
Jayvees in Murfreesboro on : Friday
night, September 17.
- Since the opening of school last
week the Indian squad has been grow
ing and is now composed of about 4Q
boys who are practicing daily for the
The practice drills are under the
direction of Coach Perry and his as
sistant, Ab Williams, who reports the
team is shaping up well considering
the number of drill sessions completed.
Faced with filling several holes in
the starting lineup, due to loss of
players through graduation and trans
fer, Coach Perry points out several
new candidates are coming along well
and he believes will make a fine show
ing in replacing some of last year's
stars. Showing up well as linesmen
are D. A. Carver, Matthews, Over
ton, Melville Williams and Backs Paul
Mathews, Pierce and Charles Whed
bee. ' ,
Alfred Pucky Joins
State Highway Patrol
Alfred E. Pucky of Hertford began
work September 1 with the State
Highway Patrol. Trooper Pucky, 25,
will be assigned to Gatesville on a
probationary status until such time as
a patrol training school is held. He
was sworn in by Secretary of State
Thad Eure at ceremonies in Patrol
Commander James R. Smith's office.
For a short time before joining the
State Patrol, Pucky served as police
man for the Town of Hertford.
He is a veteran of eight years ser
vice with the United States Marine
Corps and hails originally from Penn
sylvania. He is married and the fa
ther of one daughter.
Wildlife Program -,
Scheduled Sept. 16 , '
A wildlife program featuring two
films , will be shown in the Court
House at 7:30 P. M., Thursday, Sep
tember 16. "Whistling Wings," a col
ored film depicting Canada Goose
hunting and "Pheasants Galore" hunt
ing for Ring-necked pheasants in
South Dakota. . '
AUXILIARY TO MEET
The Saint Catherine's Auxiliary of
the Holy Trinity Episcopal ChurJa wia
meet next Monday night Ecj'.w.ber
13, at 8 o'clock at the howe r? V.'
D. S. Darden. A!T trerlc j !