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Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, November 25, 1955.
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The local Farmers Home Admin
v iteration office advices that the au
thority for making Production
Emergency Loans to eligible appll-
cants who suffered substantial
"damage and losses, as a result of
Hurricanes ' Connie, Diane and lone
has been extended through Decem-
l ber 81, 1956. in 38 northeastern
North Carolina counties including
Chowan. At the same time,' au
thority for the making of Economic
Emergency Loans was also extend
: ed through December 31, 1956. The
extension of authority for making
.Production Emergency loans and
Economic Emergency Loans opens
. Aup a new realm of credit for farm
ers who have suffered losses and
are unable to obtain the necessary
credit from private sources accord
i ing to' E. P. Morgan,' County Su-
pervisor, also many more farmers
- will be eligible to receive the need-
- ed credit and assistance offered
through the" Farmers Home Ad
Both types of loans, Production
' Emergency and Economic Emer
gency, bear 3 per cent interest on
the unpaid principal and are sched-
" uled for repayment over the mini
mum period consistent with the
borrowers' ability to repay. Emer-
; gency loans may, be made for the
purchase of feed, seed, fertilizer,
replacement livestock and equip-
. tnent, for other essential farm and
home operating expenses; and for
, the replacement or repair of build-
' ings, fenses,- drainage and irriga
tion systems on. individual farms
which were damaged or destroyed
" by the disaster, also for the pay-,
ment of interest and depreciation
provided in each individual case ad
vances for this purpose are neces-
Vvira hit nrrW to nnabla ttlft Btrab-
I t property invuiveu. .. . y f . j
Any f stablish4(fr .Opiof
fiirra operator Who' is pixiMm,
s ' receive an, emergency loan' if he
v has suffered a substantial loss as
a'reapM of drought floods, storms
unable to obtain from other lend
era the credit required to continue
. - hig normal operations and has rea-
aonable prospects for success with
;! the assistance of a loan. .
Complete information on emer
' gency loans may be obtained by
. contacting the local Farmers Home
:'. ' Administration office located over
the Bus Station in Hertford.
VCoach Ike Perry began prepar
ing for - the 1955-56 basketball
sekson at Perquimans High School
this week, starting pre season
practice sessions last Monday.
The Indians and Squaws will
play opening, games on December
6 against, the Central High boys
and girls, on the Central court, and
will play' the Camden teams in
Hertford on December 9. ' ,
Perry wilt face a rebuilding task
with' the Indians having lost three
starters from the Indian squad of
last season. He ig expected to
build the 1955 team around veteran
yers' Billy ;J?ray, Melville'Wii
1": i, Don Baker, Tommy Mafc.
1 s and Julian Howell. - -
This year's squad of Perquimans'
T , a's should rdnk 'high' in the
t "rg of the conference,' as' the
t l will be composed mainly of
I ' - "i-a left from last year. -" :.",''
1. e practice gessionsfor the In
s and Squaws will -be stepped
i -xt week; fo!lowingtha i-'-j
of schools after" the
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HARVESTS TOP REWARD Named Star Farmer of America,"
Joe Moore. 21, receives a congratulatory, kiss from his fiancee.
Ann Humnes. .Moore was named "Star Farmer" by the Future i
Farmers of America, meeting in convention at Kansas City. Mo.
He hails from Granville, Tenn
Give Outlook Talk
At Meeting Here
W. L. Turner and Mias Mary
Morgan, Extension specialists from
State College, held an Agricultural
Outlook meeting on Wednesday,
November 16. Mr. Turner stated
t ftV nnnnonl Imnrln nnl Anl maw
farmers' could expect the same
kind of prices for produce in 1956
and possibly 1957 that WieV receiv
ed during the current year. He
also stated that things should turn
a little more favorable in 1958.
The following is a prediction for
thg different cominoditfti'grown in
this" section.'" PredrgGon Ts for a
lo carry-over, jfor . peanuts with
pricei'ft4t,iijui)ppr6 leyfel, , grains
nd' hay,! which' would Jnclude fcotyi,
there is a record feed supply With
steady':, demand with the prices
for1 feed being less and the prices
of .the farmers corn f remaining
steady.- In poultry, with produc
tion, and eggs down, the prices for
eggs in the next six months are
favorable, and broilers with' prices
down somewhat Beef cattle will
remain steady. . With hogs,' the
number slaughtered 'increased by
10 to 12 per cent, prices should rise
for top hogs in the last six months1
of 1956. ' In soybeans, record sup
ply but the prediction is that prices
will strengthen some after harvest,
so if there is a possibility of stor
ing these beans this should be con.
sidered. .. Cotton ' will.: be about
'steady,' with 1955 or down some
what. Sweet potatoes, cabbage,
early potatoes and green vege
tables T-r prices will probably be
higher in J956 than in 1955.
: wThis. is the :. commodity outlook
for the coming year, as predicted
by the economists that study the
production and consumption and
base their predictions along with
this study and .the past trends of
the market. It might be a good
idea to base your farm enterprise
so as to try to have in 1966 those
products that look most favorable
for 1956. "
Central PTA Meets
Next Monday Night -
The . November meeting of the
Parent-Teacher Association of (Ten.
tral Grammar School will be held
in . the auditorium , of . the school
next Monday night, November 28,
beginning at 7:30 o'clock. Mrs.
John Hurdle requests all persons
soliciting renewals to The Pepquim.
ana Weekly for tha PTA to come
prepared .to make final reports
during this meeting. 1 ".
. : .AUXILIARY TO MEET 1
The American Legion Auxiliary
will meet on Thursday night, De
cember 1, at 8 o'clock at the home
of Mrs. Tom Skipsey for th an
nual Christmas, party All mem
bers are urged to attend and to
bring a g!ft to exchange. -''
Pi""";i "8 Of'Tity schools be
i i . ! f e anr"iil
iTwO Rural Fires
nii:no. Poof Woolf
i Hertford Fire Department an
swered two rural fire calls during
Chapanoke community last Thurs-
day afternoon, : where the firemen
I extinguished a woods Are, and the
second ,.to the home of Herbert
Boyce, near Winfall, on Friday
morning when an outbuilding
caught fire. Loss from the two
Area was reported as very slight.
Plans Disclosed , ,
Second S-D Day 1
, Three kinds of persona are re
sponsible for the Nation's traffic
accidents men, . women and chil
They will be the target for the
second observance of 'S-D Day on
December 1, sponsored by the Pres
ident's Committee for Traffic Safe-
President Eisenhower has .. :set
this Safe Driving Day for Ameri
cans to prove that by their owh
efforts traffic accidents ' can be
held to an absolute minimum far a
24-hour period. ; vi:.';'.;
The day is typically American,
the committee said. Although ! of
ficially sponsored by the President
and his committee, it's observance
and all activities connected with jt
will be on a cooperative and volun
teer basis. .
In North Carolina the. enforce
ment of traffic laws wiU be given
more than usual emphasis for this
special day, ; However, " officials
hope that arrests will be lower be
cause of increased observance of
Purpose of the (day, the commit
tee said, is to increase awareness
of the traffic accident problem and
inspire drivers and pedestrians to
assume their individual" and " per
sonal responsibility ? for highway
safety. They will W urged toi ". r
1. Obey the letter and- spirit of
all traffic regulations ' by; jdriying
at speeds prescribed by Taw or in
dicated by road and wenther Con
ditions,, by- signaling turns-: and
stops, by being ; extra aJert and
slowing - at railroad crossings, and
by crossing streets correctly 1st in
tersections. ' - ' ', j."-
2. Be courteous' to all drivers and
pedestrians, give a break to pedes
trians and turning motorists, and
to practice good sportsmanship by
keeping to the right, staying in
their own lane and avoiding unnec-1
essary.use of the horn,
., 3- Give full, attention to driving
and walking, practice the funda
mentals of safe driving by keeping
two hands on the wheel and atten
tion on the road, keep' windshields
" v ' " & closn and clear, and j
i ( ' ", t " "c conditions well
1 " 1 1' nr o.ti e..rf.
Eight Cses Heard
By Supsior Court
In Session Monday
' The November term of Superior
Court convened here on "Monday
with Judge Chester Morris presid
ing over the mixed session.- fJine
criminal cases . and four-, divorce
actions were cleared from the doc
ket during the first day. . v
Three cases, those in which R. A.
Willis was charged with reckless
driving, Francis Jessup was charg
ed with trespass and George True
blood was charged with 'larceny
Were continued at the requests of
the defendants. The State took a
nol pros in the case in which Na
than S. Riddick was charged with
The Grand Jury returned not a
true bill in the case in wnich Wil
lard Stallinga was charged with
assaulting Miles Dail with a deadly
weapon inflicting bodily injuries. '
Joseph Himmelbarger entered a
plea of guilty to charges of speed
ing and he was ordered to pay a
fine of $10 and costs of court..
Robert Ward,- charged with driv
ing after his license had been sus
pended, was found guilty of the
charge. He was given a 90 day
jail sentence, suspended for three
years upon payment of a fine of
?209 and, costs of court '
The case of Walter Hobos, charg.
ed with driving drunk was .con
tinued until the next term of court
at the request of the defendant. .
A hearing for F. E. Mondg in
which the State sought revocation
of a probation term was heard Jbut
a final order for disposition was
not drawn Monday. , .
Jesse Willard East, arrested Sat
urday night by Police Officers M.
G. Owens and William Tarkentoh
on charges of larceny Of an aute,
entered a plea, of guilty and was
sentenced to : the roads ,fp il8
nionths., ,'' f J;-,';, ,
The base ih . which Herbert
Brown, Negro, was charged with
immoral relations with a female
under the age of 16 was in pro
gress as court adjourned late Mon
day afternoon. ,
4-H Adult Group
Hears State Leader
The newly organized 4-H Leader
Organization met for the second
time in, the Agricultural Building
hv Hertford on Thursday night
Arvin Hudson, chairman, presided
at. the meeting and asked that the
Extension agents' give each leader
present the names of the'4-H Club
members in their" respective cqm
munitiea. : The organization voted
to have a dinner meeting .- every
three months in which they could
review the progress made in 4-H
club work in the county. ' ; :
After the 1 business they heard
Lyman Dixon,' assistant State 4-H
Club Leader for the Eastern Ex
tension District, disctfss some of
the problems that might arise in
this organization and 4-H Club
work. Mr. Dixon stated that
through . adult leaders 4-H Club
work would make great progress
in the State. .
Local Couole To Be
Honored On Sunday
The children of Mr. and Mrs,. W.
J, Stanton of Hertford and Ports
mouth, Va,, wilL honor their par
ents at an open house Sunday; NoV
vember 27 .at the home of Mr: and
Mrs. Raymond Stohtoh at Winfall.;;
' 'The occasion will' marie the hon.
oredcouple'aEOth wedding amiiveti.
saryf Hours fori calling, will: he
from 3 un,tjll. 6" o'clock. No invita
tiolig'are oeihg gent butf ritnds and
laUves. axeTnyited to attend, ;The.
hosts, request that no gifts be. prfc
sented td the honorees. ' ' "V1 ? ,
Children of the honored couple
Include Mrs. Wayland Howell, Mrs.
E. A. Goodman, Mrs. Haywood Div.
era, Mrs. "Thomas HarrelL, Jesse
Stanton,' Raymond Stanton and
Garland Stanton. "
The WSCS of Bethany Methodist
Church will sponsor a bake sale in
the Hertford Furniture Store'
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19 a; m.
In Recess Tuesday
Perquimans Recorder's Court
was in recess last Tuesday during
the November term of Superior
Court. All cases listed for hearing
by the Recorder were set for trial
at the November 29 term of Re
Unknown Cases Of
The unknown cases of tubercu
losis, even more than the known
cases, reveal the seriousness of TB
as a public health problem in North
This view was expressed by Dr.
William A. Smith, Chief of the
Tuberculosis Control Section of the
State Board of Health.
"People who have tuberculosis
without knowing it present the
most serious threat," according to
Dr. Smith. "It js estimated that
in the United States there are 150,
000 active unknown cases, and we
can logically assume that North
Carolina has its proportionate
Dr. Smith pointed out that 2,013
people were reported to the N. C.
State Board of Health last year for
the Qirst time as having tubercu
losis, and added to the reservoir of
known cases out of which spread
of the disease is possible. He em
phasized that this figure -does not
represent, all cases, as many peo
people who have tuberculosis do not
seek medicfel kdlyic '4id! ne- are
not cjifignosed. J ; ; ' ' '
"159 of the newly reported cas
es . last year were active," Dr.
Smith said and pointed out that
this represented an increase of 109
in the same category over last
In discussing the threat of the
person with tuberculosis who does
not know it, Dr. Smith emphasized
that the person who knows that he
has tuberculosis can be isolated to
prevent the spread of the disease.
"If the case is found early enough,"
Dr. Smith said, "it can be treated
"Such is not the case with un
known tuberculosis," he said. "Tu
berculosis will remain a problem
Land a threat until all unknown cas
es are found and put under treat
He emphasized that 2,013 peo
ple were reported as having tuber
culosis for the first time to the
State Board of Health in 1954, but
cautioned that this does not repre
sent the total number of people in
the state who have the disease.
"North Carolina logically has its
share of the 150,000 unknown cas
es of tuberculosis, in the United
tSates," he said.
Dr. Smith urged the support of
every citizen in finding unknown
tuberculosis. He said they could
help by supporting the casefinding
activities of their local health de
partment and getting a chest X-ray
every year. ' : Y' ':' ' ' .
In concluding the discussion, Dr.
Smith referred to the trend of de
tecting more cases of tuberculosis
in the older age groups. Once con
sidered a disease of youth and
young . adults,, tuberculosis now
makes its greatest impact in the
age group over 45. -r
Spoken At Wilson
i .The marriage of Mrs. Zazelle S.
Batts, 6f Wilson, daughter of Mrs.
George Ira Standi, of Kenly, and
the late'Mr. Standi and .Francis N.
Jessup, son of Mrs. S. P. Jessup, of
Hertford, and the late Mr. Jessup,
was solemnized at 11 o'clock Sat
urday morning, November 19, in
the Adams : Chapel of the First
Christian Church of Wilson. Dft
James , Mouly . officiated. . Mrs.
Bertha Brosby, organist, presented
a, program of wedding music: Im
mediately following the ceremony
the bridal couple greeted their
guests in thu vestibule of the
chapel. ' '.'.
CPERATION SEASCAPE gets
o? 60 participating powerboats
1. ad of evacuees, while Civil
tj reconnaissance overhead. 11
The political picture for 1956
began shaping up last week when
Adlai Stevenson announced he will
again seek the Democratic nomi
nation for the Presidency. Since
then Estes Kefauver has indicated
that he will "also seek the office.
Averell Harriman, it is reported, is
a likely candidate but thus far he
has kept his intention under wraps.
The Republicans, awaiting a sec
ond term decision from President
Eisenhower, have sent up a few
trial balloons for several prominent
members of the party, but Chief
Justice Warren and Richard Nixon
appear as the main contestants in
the event President Eisenhower re
tires. The results of the Geneva Con
ference were given consideration at
a meeting .e'f the .Security Council
held at the President's office in
Gettysburg, iPa.,. -Tuesdayj. .after '
which,, some of the findings were j
djscu'ssed at a Cabinet session at;
tended by the President. Some
changes in U. S.. attitude on for-1
eign policy is predicted following
Russian refusal to agree to a so
lution to European problems.
Winter weather covered most of
the U. S. last week-end. Snow
storms were reported over most of
the northern half of the nation,
while chilly winds swept deep into
the south. A violent storm of hur
ricane force struck a radar station
off Cape Cod, Mass., badly dam
aging the huge tower. -.
West Is Heard By
The Hertford Junior Chamber of
Commerce held its regular dinner
meeting at the Hertford Methodist
President EOdon Yinslow intro
duced the Jaycee 10th District
Vice-President Levin Culpepper of
Elizabeth City. Culpepper gave a
report on the recent Jaycee meet
ing held in Goldsboro and then in
troduced Jake West, Jr., of Kinston
as guest speaker.
West gave a talk on "Operation
Civic Center." He stated the Jay
cees. have four major goals to
strive to achieve this year. They
are: Jaycees will attempt to make
their community a better place in
which to liveN; develop leadership
among their members, offer educa
tional, recreational, and social ac
tivities to men of similar age, and
give young men between the ages
of 21 and 36 the opportunity to
participate in the affairs of the
'community, state and nation.
West installed David Fort as a
new member. Fort, formerly of
Greenville, is now associated with
the Harrell Gas & Coal Company
of here. ...'
AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
Thanksgiving services will be ob
served at Holy Trinity Episcopal
Church in Hertford Thanksgiving
Day wih. Holy Communion and
message at 14, A. M., it was an
nounced by the rector, the Rev.
Paul E. Shultz. On Sunday Cor
porate Holy Communion and mes
sage will be conducted at 8 A. M.,
and evening prayer at 7:30 o'clock.
The public is cordially- invited to
attend. ' . "
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under Way as two were threaleued by attack, siniilar "rt'al M. t'uy
shove off with a evacuations might be needed urgently to tal-
Air Patrol planes stranded people out of isolated co.-l t..
the United States islands or urban waterfronts. (BaiUmoreSun Phou
Indians Close Gri
Season With 33-
Win Over Camden
County Agent Named
TO Attend 4-H Meet
i. m. .
R. M. Thompson, Perquimans
County Agent, has been selected by '
the State 4-H Club office and the
Extension Service to attend the
National 4-H Club Congress to be
held in Chicago from November 25
until December 2. One member of
the Extension Staff personnel is
selected each year to accompany
the 4-H Club boys and girls from
this State attending the National
t jl "
Another reminder that Christmas
is "just around the corner" came
this week with the message from
Postmaster W. W. White urging
patrons to get Christmas parcels
and greetings in the mail early.
Mailings for distant states
should be made well in advance of
December 12, Postmaster White
stated, and greeting cards for local
delivery not later than December
20 in order to assure delivery be
fore CHristmas Day."
Those who dislike to mail par
cels early for fear they may be
opened by the recipient before
Christmas Day should not worry,
the postmaster continued. Parcels
may be marked, "Do Not Open Un
Patrons of the local office can
save valuable time during the rush
of the holiday shopping season by
purchasing an adequate supply of
stamps at one time.
Mail matter should be plainly
and completely addressed, prefer
ably in ink, giving street address,
apartment number if any, post of.
fice box number or rural route and
rural box number whenever pos
sible. Sender's return address
shoulld appear in th upper left !
hand comer of the address side.
Greeting cards should be sent
first class to obtain best service.
Such greetings sent first class may
J be sealed and contain personal
messages, they are dispatched and
delivered first and forwarded, if
necessary, without additional post-
Patrons having number of
greeting cards to mail are urged
to tie them in bundles with ad
dresses all faced oneway to facili
tate handling in the post office.
". Articles' for mailing should be
packed carefully and tightly in
durable containers. Wrap and tie
parcels" securely with good quality
paper and cord, but do not seal un
less name ' and address of sender
are shown together with the usual
parcel post inscription. Packages
sent by air or parcel post are lim
ited to a maximum of 100 inches
in length and girth combined. The
weight limit is 70 pounds, ' '
MASONS TO MEET ',' '
The Perquimans Masonic Lodge
No. 106, A. F, & A. M., wil meet
Tuesday night at 7:30 o'clock.
The Perquimans Indians closed
out th 1955 football season here
last Friday night winning a 33-12
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vlctory from Camden Rebels-
The superiority of the Indians was
evident throughout the contest but
the game Camden team fought
hard down through the final min
utes of the game.
Perquimans scored the first of
five TD's in the first quarter when
Pierce passed to Tommy Matthews
who was standing in the end zone.
Eure converted the extra point and
I the score was
the score was 7-0. Early, in thd
iPierce passed ,jtff
the second TD af fef
Whedbee had raced 18 yards to put
Perquimans in scoring position.
. : 'Camden came back strong with a
' passing attack and scored from two.
yards out when Paul sneaked over
I the goal line. Paul passed to Saw-;
yer for Camden's second score in
the closing minutes of the second
quarter and the score at half time
stood 13-12 PerqiM'nr"-"
Early in the third pericft' the'.-jn"
dians recovered a Camden fumble
on their 18 yard line. Whedbee,
Matthews and Pierce carried to the
two from where Whedbee carried
over for the score. ,
The extra point attempt failed
on a line play.
Tommy Matthews broke loose for
20 yards on a quick opening play,
in the same quarter for the fourth
Perquimans touchdown after a
Pierce to Williams pass, was good
for 30 yards. Pierce "scored from
the five late in the final period af
ter the Indians recovered a Cam
den fumble on their 40. Matthews
ran the extra point. v
Perquimans piled up 16 first
downs to Camden's six and the In
dians completed three of 11 pass
October Bond Safe
Reach $6,187 Here
For the past ten consecutive
months, sales of United States
Savings Bonds, Series E and H, in
North Carolina have shown a sub
stantial increase over the preced-
ing months of the past years,
October sales amounted to $4,-
.503,629.00 which is an increase of
27 over October, 1954. Sales for
1955 through October amounted to
145,955,037.25, which is 78 of the
annual quota and 21 greater
than last year for the. same
Twenty counties in the State
have already achieved 100 or
more of. their annual quota, while
the State has an excellent opportu
nity of achieving its annual quota.
. "This year's outstanding sales
record reveals the growinsr popu
larity of United States Savings
Bonds in North Carolina, said W
H.' Andrews, Jr., volunteer chair
man for the State.' -:'&-l
This report, released by R. 1
Riddick, Perquimans County CI,
man, shows that Perquimans C
ty sales for October were fV