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Navy Granted Six Million:
Dollars For Gonstructior-
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In anticipation of future :ghwth
in connection with th reactivation
of a Navy station at Raroy
Point, a committee of the Hertford-;
Town Board is making a survey
this week on the possibility of ex
tending water service to an axpat on
U. S. 17 south of the, town. ;.-.
A delegation of property owners
of this area-appeared before- the
Town Board last Monday night re
questing the Board to consider in
stallation of new water lines to the
area to serve the residents now liv
ing there and. those expected-to
"build new homes in the future.
L; Y. Brown, spokesman fr tfa
delegation, stated 12 to 14 lot in
the area had been purchased in re
cent weeks and it was anticipated
additional sales will be made short
ly. He said installation bf water
service will be beneficial in devel
opment not only of this particular
section but alW pf the town. ',:
. A committee composed of Mayor
V. N. Darden, Commissioner R.K L
Hollowell and F. T, Britt was nain
ed to. survey the proposed project
.and report to the Board later this
week as to the costs and possibility
of carrying out the, project withM
the near future. '
Tha 'Board took no action on a
petition . presented by 'Kegro
committee representing the- Citf
tens Council which requested the
Town .to assume total reaponaibil
lty toi the operation and mainten
ances "the Negro cemetery. - The
committee,' which 'was composed of
0: Wilson Felton, ' T. M. Walker
ani Miles Overtoil were advised
the Coard wfj need a map of t"e
ten. tery, eh& .
owik. ..l.tp of I
n cf tve c(
' d can cc
. locst'jrt and
3 ii t;(e o.l sec-
ery ,bee tl-t
r ssu:. -f
cemvteryv 1 ' " -
'It was uomUJ t t Aimhz the
discussion of this nsailaf that the
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to the old section ot the cemeterf
ana -wui main conuvi ana muiu-.
tenance of this area on the same'
basis as the Town operates Cedar-
wood Cemetery; ' '?
complaints . registered i vconcerniri'
docs runninsr at larire over the!
town, and it was reporteo the po
lice department Is working to bring
this situation under control.' .
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Mrs. Lydia Pallia JlcSiullan, ase
88; died Friday morning at 4:60
o'clock at her residence in Eliza
beth City after an jllness. off &ree
-She was a native of Nlxonton,
had resided in Edorton one year
and Hertford 25 ycara prior to
moving to Elizabeth" City, where
she had lived for the ras 40 years,
f s waS the daujT.Uf of the late
" ti and I'ary Elisabeth White
Fa''..'a and-the wife of the late Dr.
Thu . as Sbnlton McHulIan and a
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Che is survived by three daugh
tc-, Jlrs. V.'. CarlUn Evans of
r of 3
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President Eisenhower is report
ed' as making steady recovery from
a major operation he had last week
for removal . of i an abdominal
block, and doctors at Walter Reed
Hospital, Washington,: estimate
Mb, convalescence at ' four to six
weeks. ' .
: On Tuesday President Eisen
hower' ' sent a plea to Congress
askinsr restoration of at least a
part of a billfon dollar' appropria
tion to. the foreign -aid bill. Con
gress had previously '. cut the ad
ministration's :i request-, for funds
foif this department. . Washington
sources state Congress favors dras
tic' ruts in foreign aid". - n ' ,
, Governor Averell . Harriman bf
New York has" actively entered, the
race for the Democratic - npmina
tio fbr the Presidency, Harri
ipan; a reluctant candidate for the
past several months, tossed his hat
in the ring last Saturday. He is
expected to' have .strong backing
from the liberal - members of the
party.' ; -
vv The Argentine government moved-
quickly tills week- in putting
down a small-scale revolution, re
portedly aimed at restoring Juan
Peron at the head' of the nation.
Peront reports say, still has many
followers In Argentina . who wan;
to see the former dictator restored
to power, . '
: P'-lmiM t..tjien arrest-
Wilbon.4 foi"nganr iM.drag
tjices" ott ! ' highway near that
Mty. ' An feffWer Reported some 35
cars had gathered at 2 A. M. at a
service ' station to participate or
watdf the racing. Officers had
been waiting Jit secluded spots and
made- the arrests when the racing
was started. u
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A six' months jail sentence was
meted out to George Jackson, Ne
gMk during last Tuesday's Session
of Perquimans Recorder's Court af
ter' Jackson had entered a plea of
guilty to four charges, speeding,
reckless driving) 'failing to observe
smtbpfsign and failing to. stop at
thi soutfd of a patrol siren.! Judge
Chas. JB Johnson ordered the jail
l3ntwnce to be' suspended. upon con
dition' that JSckson pay 's fine of
$100 and costs, voluntarily surren
der' his operator's license and not
to drive a car again Until the State
Motor Vehicle Department Issues a
new license. - ' "":).',
Charged with' speeding, Staths
ScCless arid George Heilmari en
tered pleas of guilty to the charg.
es. KcCless paid a fine of 5 and
( coats and Heilmairnaid a fine of 14
and costs. :
Lonnie Johnson and Mittie Fel
ton, KecTes, 1 each . submitted to
cl.ar;-.s cf bclnjf drunki Each paid
a f ..e of (2 and the costs of court.
. Cn: 1 I.:rsjn entered a plea
eff '" tj a c.arg.of improper
r . j a 1 lor velticle.. He pajd
" y r 1 1 1 c t. . t ? t
T "...'.jon, Negro, was found
.. ;cUr'a. a of hunting 'out
t . ', ;r for judgment
; 1 i i the "case upon
')( ts of court,"
s, Nlto, ' was
j t" a cmirt for fa;I
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SOVIETS' "BEAR"-LIKE ,,BADCER"-iHybrW jt th ir is this fowengine, turboprop
bomber, pride of the Soviet air force. It bears strildnr resemblance tyTfnother Russian
bomber, the "Badger," and its swept-wing style give it uikmg resemblance to United States
intercontinental bomber, the B-52. This strikingly clW viW1rtMMp,JasWt Published in.
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By State Officials
Perquimans County authorities
have been notified by Edward F,
Griffin, State pirector of Civil
Defense, that the county's applica
tion for $188,414 to carry out a
Stream' clearance program, has
been .approved by the state office
and forwarded t federal authori
ties for' consideration .and ap
The" project aimed at clearing
county swamps, creeks- and rivers
of debris' which ' has: clogged the
drainage system was approved by
ths Board of Countyj Commission
ers at its last meeting and sent to
state authorities for consideration.
, Final adoption of .the program
hinges, on Congress appropriating
tattyll , -project to ' bee earned out in1
8om6 8ft' counties in JNertheastem
North TBt-nllna. '
Junior Music Club
In Annual Banquet
Mrs. R. M. Rlddick presented her
piano pupils last .week in its final
recital to an interested group of
parents ' and friends : who were
present. : L
-At the close of-the program the
class president, Franklin Mc
Googan, presented her with a gif !
of silver In token of their love and
of their regret that she was retir
ing after 35 years of service in the
schools. " 1- .', : ". V-
Then, following their leader, each'
pupil lined up. for a farewell kiss.
- On Friday evening the class en
joyed, its final banquet as a Hert
ford Junior Music Club, entertain.
inr their parents as guests at the
Hotel Hertford. .
' Franklin McGoogan ' presided.
Henry C." Sullivan pronounced the
invocation, after which, Mary Fran
ces Baker welcomed tha- guests
Carroll 'Williams responded in be
half of' the guests. Introduction
of the guests followed '
' Gay stunts followed,-Mrs. Dor
othy Bass Veiiig a most charming
master of ceremonies.
At the close. of .the evening Mrs.
Riddick presented .the MacDowell
gavel to Letitia McGoogan, who
had never brought in a poorly pre-
pared assignment,' ' and had not
missed a club meeting in her seven
years' membership," 4
jpicnic On Friday ' .
, The' 4-H, Clubs of .perquiraanp
County held a wiener , ."roast at
Camp Perry on "Friday, 'June.. B
Approximately 200" 4-H boys and
gills and adult' neighborhood 4-H
leaders ppr' sci'v 1 111 this event
This is tlie ,.tal i-nic of this type
that has bet 1 hM- In Perquimans
1 ' in place of
by Nancy Hen
1 Eryant, 4-H
- ..ty, was n-
r tliis t'.cnit
1 cf Cc- h-
tlie annual 4
Club age., j '
Joyed by s'l
nJour. '- . . t -.-t .
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Indiaho Win Whree
During Iprst W eek
Of Pla Iii Liaague
The Perquimans, Indians-Iweptr.
rough the first weeV of play in
the Albemarle ' eague, -wauling
three games and losing one to hold
a .750 per cent average. Maiager
Hank Christgau's outfit snowed'.
promise of developing, into :avery
strong contender for league honors!
during the summer play Ithia jreaK,
, Tha Indians won . their, second
game from Chowan last ThuWday
night when Whitman and Chappell
combined to pitch Perquimans to a
13-8 victory. Whitman . gave . up
two runs, three hits, wpile Chap
pelt allowed four runs and stx hits.
Rogerson pitched most of the game
fotf Chowan, givrasr top 12 hit! lie-
ffofe beitiJe-vfedbyPiUiiiaji. who
was Knicked for four safeties.' -Per
. . Tf-T- -i
xfflrst-4nd second,- qne in the fifth,
two in the sixth, four in the eighth
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wan tallied two in hJie tliird, one m
the, sixth and three in the eighth
t Camden,, t playing jn-Hertford on
Friday riight, edged thesndians in
a 5-4 decision which provided pleiv-
ty of thrills to the large erpwA of
fans attending the . contest.';' yeif
non White and B. Winslbw did the
pitching for the Indians giving up
eight hits and five runs. - .Perquim
ans collected six hits and four runs
off Midgette and Hastings, -Cam-tuck's
hurlers. John Morris, bat
ting .600 for the Indians, led in the
hitting with two safeties.' Each
team scored once in the second, the
Indians added one in this third, and
then Camden tied the count In the
fourth and went; ahead in the fiftht
Perquimans tied ' the ' score in the
sixth, added . another-ran in the
eighth, but Camden tallied in the
seventh and ninth for the winning
Perquimans gained" -revenge for
this defeat when the Indians play
ed in Camden Tuesday night. Com
ing1 from behind, the' local team
scored a 11-9 win. Paul Matthews,
pitching for Perquimans, gave npJ
seven hits and nine runs, while the
Indians collected 14 hits and 11
runs off .Zink and Hastings, who-
did the pitching for Camtuck.
Hunter had three hits to lead
the Indians' hitting , attack, while
Morris, Pierce and Towe had two
each. Craig, and Sanderlhr col
lected two hits each for Chowan;
Camtuck took a 3-0 lead in the
contest but Perquimans knotted the
..eount in. the,flCih. , Cjaroden tallied
um;n in ins sixm oti in inuiana
g6t twito'lWe'p! the Wd Camden
scored -four -runs in the seventh?, to
tie the contest but the Ihdians ral
lied to tally -fuy'l the eighth--to
sew up the' Victory: : .
The Indians will meet the strong-1
Williamston 'team liv Hertford vn
Friday night, with game1 time set
ttext week tit' Irt.
dians wjll play In Elfeabeth City
on Tuesday night,' in Hertford . on
Thursday night and at Colerain on
Friday night. - " , . ;
' '' 4-3 HEALTH -WEEK 'i '
Perquimans 4-TI' Club members
i-ve Ilea. H WeeK June 18-
. 1 .luded an "g the programs
I -r ' ic' 1 1 j the clubs are
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' Boy- Scouts of Hertford Troop
15J5"wjll .sponsor. barbecue supper
on'-Monday night, June 25, at er
quiniahs Ugh! School for the pur
pose .of .' raising funds for the an-
; nu'ai' -Bdyr-SdoutA .camp, it was' re
ported -by 1 "Bobby : ' Elliott, Scoutmaster!-
. ; Mevmbers;of the -troop will make
a -house to - house ' canvas ' during
the, next'- two" weeks ' selling tickets
for the. event" All proceeds from
the supper wiH be used toward de
f ra jfhw fh expenses ot the Scouts
at brfgitmiiKT tWmp-- i -
retires As Phone
-tAn .'Sra' comes to a close in Hprt
f ord '. todayi 'thisJISth day of June,
when ;!'HU. " Sadie" Williams re
tires! as the local representative of
the 'Norfolk ' & Carolina' Telephone
Company, after giving 39 years of
faithful service to the resident of
this commtfnity.. . ' : ; "
' For many, many years, she
Started' work for the company in
1917, some 20 years before the in
stallation of the present dial sys
temshe was one bf the operators
in the " Hertford exchonge which
then was manually operated, and
the older residents recall many fav
ors and services rendered which
was far beyond the "call f duty.""
; Since the late 1930s, when the
dial system 'was installed in' Hert
ford, Mrs. Williams has 'remained
with 'the 'company here, serving' as
local ' representative and office
About her retirement she said,
"I have had grand subscribers and
will miss them, but I greatly, ap.
predate the ; friendship- and co
operation I 'have received from
them' in the years I have served
1 Mrs. Williams Is being suc
ceeded at' the telephone office here
by Miss Anne Hurdle. - J
At Methodist Church
) The Glee Club of Perquimans
High School, under the direction of
Mrs," Charles Johnson, will present
special - music - St - .the Hertford
Methodist Church during the morn
ing worship service Sunday, June
U?. s The public i Invited to attend
tne 'services. - ; ' ' ;'
j Hertford foremen answered a call
to the hom of 3B: J. Proctor Tues-c?-y
morning at 4:25 o'clock to ex
ith a' blaie Which destrowed a
' ? i ' :se.' , Cause of the1 fire
' -- Sed vi t lass was
1 t'tr"', i.;s
Compete In State
The Governor's Traffic Council,
after - a- spirited three months
search, will find what It is seeking
June 17-18, when North Carolina's
beBt lad and lassie school bus driv
ers are crowned at Chapel Hill.
; For the youngsters it will be the
climax of the School Bus Roadeo,
the first such event to be staged in
North Carolina. For two days con
testants from every nook and cran
ny of the state will engage in the
maneuvers designed to eliminate
all but the ' most skilful.
Patterned after the American
Trucking Association famous truck
drivers' roadeo, the contestants will
labor, through a 100-question work
out. followed by the field tests in
which the youngsters will pilot
their 21-foot vehicles through a
series of skill field tests under ex
pert eyes of the judges.
Professional truck safety repre
sentatives from the Safety and
Personnel Council to the North Ca
rolina Motor Carriers Association
will rate the young contestants, in
addition to laying out the field
course for the driving tests.
District contests have eliminat
ed all but 59 contestants who will
Show off their talents at Chapel
Hill. Back home the drivers were
rated by highway patrol troopers
and school officials on their skill,
courtesy,- ability to keep discipline
-on their buses, - consistency; in
maintaining -schedules, and a 1 creiij
driving recordV nia11gs?tfierttnLikgI:
' (Material aid lit the suDDort of
the event has come from the N. C-
Stttte Automobile Association,
Which will a ward each state win
ner a $600 scholarship; and the
N. C. Motor Carriers Association
which will lay out the field test
course, furnish the Roadeo judges
and donate the two state champion
ship trophies. Pyramid Life In
surance of Charlotte has contribut
ed silver trophies to district win
ners. , V
The school bus roadeo will be
come a permanent part of the
Governor's Traffic Safety Coun-'
cij"s plan for the future.
Wallace Baker, a graduate of
Perquimans High School this year,
and one of the school's' bus drivers,
will represent this district in the
state contest, having won first
place in the district event. He
will leave Sunday for the state
event, being accompanied: by Mrs.
Alice E. Futrell, field representa
tive for the Department of Motor
Vehicles. ' ,
Thieves Break In
Harris Home Sunday
Between three and four hundred
dollars worth of jewelry and valu
able papers were stolen from the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Edison Har
ris sometime last Sunday between
10 A. M. and 3 P. M., it was re
ported following the robbery.
; Sheriff J. K. White is conduct
ing an investigation of the robbery
which was discovered by the Har
ris f amily. 7.
' Entrance to the home was gain
ed by , smashing a door window,
and it was evident the thieves were
experienced inasmuch as .they took
only valuable articles.'; ,f , '' ''
i - WWW
Mrs. Towe Named
Editor BPW Magazine
. Miss Hulda WoodMrs. Essie W.
Burbage and Mrs. Alice M. Towe
represented th Perquimans Busi
ness and Professional - Women's
Club at the State Convention held last meeting were read by the see
in Winston-Salem last week-end. . jretary. A report of 14' cards sent
(.Mrs. Towe w selected the new to the sick '.was reported by the
editor for the State Magazine, ' corresponding secretary, Mrs. Min
?TheTar Heel Woman." She was(nie Miller. Mrs, Thema HblloweM
also elected the first alternate dele ! gave the treasurer's reporfe i I Ti-'
gate to attend the national con-1 , Gifts were ; presented to Mrs.
vention of BPW Clubs, which will Helen Skinner, Mrs. Minnis-Miller
be held at Miami Beach, Florida and Mrst Madge. Towe fbr perfect
the first week it July with head- attendance and to Mrs. Vera Bat
uarters at t')e Fountlnbleau ten, Mrs.-i Edla Webb and Mrs.
Eotel. ;' 1 " (ContinnedenPsge E!,i1it
f!o Action Yet
No action, as yet, has been' tak
en toward the sale of Perquimans
County bonds for the purpose of
raising funds to help construct
new schools in this county.
Some court cases affecting the
legality as to the sale of bonds
are still pending and bond attor
neys, who must pass opinions up-
on these bonds, are awaiting final
decisions on the cases pending be
fore the courts.
Meanwhile, the: local Board of
Education is proceeding for plans
for the construction and this work
will be started following the sale
of the bonds.
Lists 64 Students
The Honor Roll for Perquimans
High School for the sixth and final
grading period of the school term
was released this week by E. C.
Woodard, principal, revealing a to
tal of 64 students winning schol
astic honors for the period;
The honor list as released is:
Eighth Grade: Jack Brinn, Clay
Stokes, Johnny Winslow, Katherine
Sawyer. Jo Ann Cartwright, Caro
lyn White, Carl Skinner, Wayne
Howell, Billy Nixon,: Jimmy Sulli
van, Pauline Baccus, Linda Lou El
liott, Anne Lane, Pat Rogerson.
; Ninth Grade:, Jo Davis 'Towe,
Lawrence Layden, Kathleen Blan
ehaKllf.i&''r)J5 Nixon,' ShfrrejP : TaHfentrfh, Zelma
Wood, Beverly ' Tucker; !, Vickie
Johnson, Lib thacft, Aldyne Wins
low, Merrill Winslow; Ray Wns
low.; .' ;'; -..
Tenth Grade: Jake Myers, Dar.
Winslow, Janice Chappell," Amanda
Lou Corpre, Jean Edwards, Lois
Ann Hurdle, Kay Matthews, Beth
Skinner. Rachael Spivey, Nancy
Lane. Iris Wilder, Patsy Elliott,
Beckie Cox. ?
Eleventh Grade: Don Baker,
Sandy Divers, Charlie Johnson, Jo
Ann Matthews, Edgar Fields, Lil-
lian Ann Holler, Charles Whedbee,
Marcia Stallings, Jane Winslow.
Twelfth Grader Wallace Baker,
Nancy Bagley, Marjorie Byrum, j
Annie Lou Lane, Bobby Matthews,
Annette Proctor. Jo Pat Stokes,
Sarah Sutton, Lois Violet Winslow,
Judy Winslow,. Annie Reed' Stok
ely,. Janice Stallings, Ruth Ayscue,
Ray Twine, Jimmy Copeland.
The American' Legion Auxiliary
of the Wm. Paul Stallings Post
held the regular meeting on June
7 at the home of Mrs. Elsie Greg
ory with Mrs. fera Batten as co
hostess. - The president,' Mrs.
Madge Towe, presided at the meet
ing. After the presentation of
flags and the oath of allegiance the
"Star Spangled Banner" was sung,
followed by the Preamble.
Mrs, Blanche. Berry, past presi
dent, was in charge of the instal
lation ceremony.1 The new officers
installed 'were: "- President,. Mrs.
Marie' Davenport; first vice presi
dent', Mrs. Mildred' Whitley;, second
vice president, Mrs, Grace Morris;
secretary, Mrs. EdJa Webb; record
ing secretary, Mrs. Minnie .Miller;
treasurer, Mrs. Thdrn Hollowell;
sergeant-at-arms. Mrs. Elsie Greg
ory; chaplain, Mrs.it Ethel Perry;
historian, Ms. Helen Skinner;
The roll call m& minutes of the
An announcement 1 from 'Waah"-!!'
ington on Friday of .last week.!
long awaited by residents of this:'
'community, reported Congress had :
given final approval to the Navy
Department's request for six mil
lion dollars to be spent toward re
activation of the' Harvey Point '
Naval Air Station. a v.' ......
; The request for the funds was
included in the all-over defense
budget for the fiscal year begin
ning July 'l, and work on con- v
struction of the base is expected, to.
be started sometime during the'
next few months.
' Unofficial reports state the Har-i
vey Point station, which will ..pro
vide facilities for basing of P5M
and P6M seaplanes, will eventually -cost
about 48 million dollars. The -remainder
of the total expenditures
will come In future years as Con
gress approves future , military
. Architects have been working on
construction plans for the base
since last January, and Congress
man Herbert C. Bonner said jiro- ;
jects authorized in the current mili- .
tary expenditures bill will be push-'
ed as rapidly as possible. '
. Of the six million dollars appro-'
priated for Harvey Point for. the
coming fiscal year Bonner said that .
$1,201,000 will be spent on instal-
lation of ramps and beach facili-'
ties; $915,000 for bulkheads for the
ramps and immediate area; $1,153,
000 for dredging; $100,000 for
hangars; $240,000 for boat houses
and facilities; a 20-space bunk
house for the permanent crash ,
crew; $197,000 for barge loading
facilities; $133,000 for increasing '
of than rapid ? fueling operation;, -$400,000
for fuel, storage with a
capacity of 25,00 barrels; $150,000
for' public . water . facilities and
39t,000 for water, sewage and
treatment. . '-"h'4
In addition to the funds approv
ed for expenditures at Harvey
Point, Congress also approved $13,
926,000 for development and in- :.
creasing facilities at the Edenton
Air Station. Several contracts for
this .'base have been let and more '
will be let in the coming months.' '
' ' ' ' ':. '" . I
Announced In if I
i On Thursday night, June 7, at
8 o'clock in the Agricultural,
Building in Hertford, 4,H Club; .
members competed in the -annual
4-H Club talent contest. A large
crowd attended and the-contestants,
offered an evening's entertainment'
consisting of solos, trios, :auar.
tets, quintets and piano selections.;.
This contest is held each year $o ,
select winners to compete in theV
district talent contest to be held in
Washington in July. ,
The winners were: Vocal so!o,(!
Mary Alice Sawyer; piano solo, Le-.
titia McGoogan and Ky Winslow; .
novelty number, Betty Brown and-
! Jeanette .. Hollowell; vocal duet
Carolyn Rogerson and Glenda Law-
rence; vocal trip. Sara Dale, Verv
na A. Perry and Betsy Barbee; vq- .
cal quartet. W. M. Matthews, John
Phillips, Wayne White and Charlie'
Johnson; vocal quintet, Mabel Keel,
Jean Keel, Jane Keel, Sandra Keel
and, Patricia Keel. ?
Judges selecting these winWs
were Mrs. Hattie Byrum, ChoHvan'
County ttom Agent; Joe Outlaw
Assistant County Agent, of Wash-"
ington County, and- Al Newsome,''
Assistant County Agent of Gates-
Vllle.. ,. : .!. f ,
"Everyone attending seemed to" i
enjoy the talent very much and I'r
believe our Perquimans County
winners will make very good
showing in v the district pomneti
tion In Washington," stated Nanc
Henderson, Assistant Horn Agent.-
To Quantica !".':'-' 'I
. Coh'w. H. Oakey; Jrlef 1 1
nesday for Quantlco; V:
where he will remain for tw o v
o military service.- Ee
turn to Hrtord ,T El1.