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ULM, Germany Amerioan music,
country style, is captivating German
audiences who tap their toes to the
tunes ef the TJ. S. Army's Roadside
Eight fighting men of the Army'
Ninth Infantry Division drop their
rifles after work and turn t guitar
picks and fiddle hows to entertain
their buddies and fascinated Euro
peans. v'''-- '' '
A. prise-winning hOlbffly band wlf ch
plays benefits for German orphanages
and hospitals as well as U. S. Servioe
men's Clubs, the group is receiving
, vivh nniu In the German Dress.
The bandleader, private First Class
Harry L. Reckhart of (Route 1) San
dy Lake, Pa., thinks he knows why
listeners unacquainted with American
folk music are afiiong its most avid
, fans. ;;lfs'.'
oUnnii li in international lantSU
age," he says. , "Although most Ger
mans don't understand the words, the
imnA rtw! malodv of American folk
songs are just as novel to them as
German folk songs are to us in Amor-
The Ramblers started playing to
gether while on field training exer
cises. During the twilight hours af
ter the day's training, they would en
The informal sessions were con
tinued when the troops returned to
garrison. Once a week they played
for the American-sponsored German
youth Activities group in vim. -
; The youths, who are from is W zq
years old, made the Ramblers so popu
lar that the Regimental recreation of
ficer, Captain James N. Daniels, en
jtouraged them to enter a Service Club
talent contest ana they won. , iney
took first place in a regional contest,
tool and had the honor of playing two
half -hour shows on ' the American
forces radio network. , ; : v
I ; They now average eight perform
ances a week in addition to their reg
ular infantry training,
Of the eight, two are irorn Ten
nessee, one from Oklahoma and one
f mm North Carolina, all traditional
'strongholds of country music. The
others come from Pennsylvania, Ari
mi lUTunsflRhnRettfl and Michigan.
Reckhart once turned down three
other engagements to appear at the
Ulm Orphans' home for a show, Grand
'rtM Wv stvln. Ha and the band
were rewarded only by a lengthy ac-
vwitit. in s.n iiim iiKWMiiauvr. '.. -
1 , 1 VTU XI1VI11UCXB vj. wo Sjiwujj m. maw
Arthur J. Loconto, bass violinist of
9 r.n KnsuH Want MAdfoM. Ma.Rn..
and Private First Class 0. V. Davis,
wiraltat of ( Route 2) Newnorfc.
nlan tn fiim nrofessional when thev
return to civilian life. For the others,
the JKoadsiae uamDiers wux oe a pleas
ant memory of duty in Germany.
where the people love a noe-aown.
:.ty Infantry IUJnu. t r. 1 from
plea by the commrriJins ofTicer of
Jie historic unit. Colonel Chpxles E.
Johnson wrote New Orleans Mayor de
Lesseps S, Morrison about the plight
of the "Cottonbaler" regiment without
a cotton bale.
The colonel pointed out that the reg
imentone of the oldest and most dec
orated units in the U. S. Army -got
its start to fame as the only, regular
outfit to fight with Andrew Jackson
at the Battle of New Orleans. Be
cause that brilliant victory was won
largely through the use of cotton bales
as breastworks, members of the regi
ment have been known as ."Cotton
balers" since that time. Part of the
regimental insignia is a bale of cotton
surmounted by crossed rifles. '
There is always a majority of fools.
New Flower Guide Now ,
I out of print, but undoubtedly they can
i be located in public libraries. The
(brief introduction is packed with lore
about American flowers and facts
For commercial flower gardens and about sfndard JM"
amateur botanists interested in thejJect All efforts directedtoward
flowers of their locality or region, the making JSJi!
V. S. Department of Agriculture has 'botanist to find information about
published a guide to publications on flowers. .
popular flowers of the United States Bibliographical Bulletin 23 of the U.
and Alaska. 'S. Department of Agriculture may be
The new bulletin lists by author and teed SSSSSf
describes briefly 25 general publica-,?"'?8. .J J
tions, 62 on th Northeastern region, n 'flce' Washington 25, D. C, at
11 on the Paficie region, six on the, 26 cents a copy.
Southeast, and 20 covering the States I--- TTnif -
went of the Misaissinni to the three flamed AITOy UlUt
(iets Bale Uf uotton
To Symbolize Past
Paficie coast States.
It also lists and describes 212 pub
lications covering the wild plants of
individual States. There is at least
September 7, 1954
' At a regular meeting held at the
Court House, September 7, 1954. Pres
ent and presiding,' A. T. Lane, Chair
man, with Commissioners William C,
Chappell, E. B. Hollowell, R. L. Spi
vey and Warner Hadre.
Reports received from Agriculture
Extension Service and Welfare De
Report received from J. C. Morgan,
Superintendent County Home. i
On motion duly made and passed
the Board voted to take $10,000.00 of
the Poor Fund and $20,000.00 of the
Debt Z :co Fund B i I i k Lil ..'orl
the amount of $10,00X3 i.i t Mh oflden
the following Building & Loan Asso
ciations: .. Wilson Buildin; & Loan As
sociation, High Point Building & Loan
Association and Raleigh Building &
On motion duly made and passed,
the Board voted to donate $35.00 to
Negro 4-H Club District Dairy Show,
to be held in Pasquotank County.
On' motion duly made ana passed,
the , Board approved the addition to
State maintained Road System, the
following: Rogerson & Moore Rotd,
approximately 0.3 mile, in Hertford
Township and Pig Lane, approximate
ly 0.4 mile in New Hope Township.
On motion duly made and passed.
the Board approved the petition of
Mrs. Wallace Bright et als, request
ing the State Highway & Public
On motion du!y made and
the Board accented the bid subr -
ted by Eastern C'"c Equipment Co.,
for equipment to be used in Clerk Su
perior Court and Register of Deeds
vaults; jury chairs for court room and
desk and chair for Negro . County
Agent office. '
On motion duly made and passed,
the Board approved the applications
for Perquimans County Forest Ran
ger, of George Edward Benton, John
B. Eure and Thomas D. Nixon, and
submitted applications to District For
estry Office. -' . , , v
The treasurer . was ordered to pay
the following bills.
W. H. Lane & Son, $335.14: Sam
, r" .t a. v ::-,
( venvuental Guide, $3.CL;
i ' "ol-: Je Co., Inc., $17X1;
i . 1 it s:ui Equipment Co., $53.36; The
?".v.e r !y Store, $36.72; The Per
i.r. 3 .eclJy, $5.00; Coastal OIce
quirment Co., $3.00; Owen G. Dunn
Co., $3.61; J. C; Elanchard & Co., Inc.,
$5.17; Darden Bros $9.12; Hertford
Hardware & Supply Co., $17.40; Wins
low Oil Co., $107.19; Dr. T. P. Brinn,
$38.00; Simon's, $41.65; G. Edgar
White, $8.79; Duke Hospital, $6.00;
The Eastern North Carolina Sanator-
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rerry iectnc supply, t&zu; jumsey
Perry, $2.26; J. C. Morgan, $258.03;
Eastern Office Equipment Co., $25.82;
Commercial Printing Co., $409.
There being no further business the
Board adjourned. ' ' '
' A..T. LANE, Chairman. ;
This season's first bale of Louisiana
one of these nonular botanical nubiica-' cotton is on its way to Korea to serve
tions for each of the 48 States except the U. S. Army's Seventh Infantry
Rhode Island. Some cover only a "Cottonbaler" Regiment as a symbol
county or other restricted area. There ' of its colorful tradition.
are 17 listed for 0801 13 fori The New Orleans Cotton Exchange
Florida, and 10 for Texas. : Illinois, has sent the bale of cotton to the
New York, and Pennsylvania have 'famed military unit to symbolize the
eight each. The number of publics-'group's fighting origin in the Battle
tions for other States runs from one of New Orleans during the War ofi
to seven. 11812.
j Some of the publications listed afl Presentation of the bale to the Sev-
and Hampshire Boars
Phone or See
Clarence Chappell, Jr.
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