The Perquimans weekly. (Hertford, Perquimans Co., N.C.) 1934-current, July 06, 1956, Image 1
EKLY Hertford Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, July 6, 1956. 5 Cents Per Cocy , 3 Dord Of Kucationi Board Adopts Nev 1 'j . 1 ! ' ' , i ? 1 I i i -1 j r WE ' . , ... . t: , .... UUL Xi on of the largest real estato actions to take place here in al years the Southern Cotton Companyon Wednesday of last k, sold iU land and buildings, located on Grubb-Street, to Mrs. Z-aabeth Clark Harris at an un ..closed sum. The new owner, it ;has been an nounced, -will take possession . of the property on July 10, 1956. ' Under the terms of the sale rreement Mrs. Harris purchased 19 acres of land containing 63,000 square feet of housing space ton ilBtingof six houses, a brick mill building, four warehouses, a cotton i J .1 -....11 ..tU.. . gio ana severm biumi vuiuuuuiioai- v " sale brings to an end the operation' of Southern , Cotton Oil Company in this community.. The f irm, for years;one of the county's fiiitjitanrtiinf -1 Industries. ' orlsrinally manufactured cotton ,anof soybean meal, fertilizer and other products at the site here. However, about five years ago the operations, were curtailed' and the company since operated on af buying station stat us, operating only its cotton giiu. ; ' AS I; for future plan for, the' property the new-owner states that at least two , indu8tie . will be fought to occupy the larger build ings;, conferences are now being held with a. number pf firms which are interested in leasing soma of the buildings,' and establishing' an industry here. , The cotton gi will be operated again at the plant this season, and a f irm will purchase cotton and soybeans for the South ern. Cotton it Company, and at he r time will 'sell some of the '"?pany's products,1 ' ) i t! n of the land, .that a. -"t to - ii a . i. wC-Sou. I. a.....- j.. may be developed as a new hous ing Site for the resw-nta or .Hert ford.' ; .-S Ar ....... Iui..aalO OTl"' '"t L.J L.J k. i.fc . e:.;li el t:; l); ;' .' r ' ' .n' ii v FridayJuly 20,' is the date when growers will determine how they want to" market their 1957 wheat crop, L. L. Lane, Chairman . of the Perquimans County Agricultural Stabilisation , and ; Coiuervatwn 'Committee, reminded farmers to day.. . i .'V' ! Farmers who will harvest mdpe than IS 'acres of whect as grain on a farm in 1957 are " '5le to cast ballots in the Whet VU Refer- end "n.- The polling place win be,i st i e' Agricuharel EuilJ.ng in Eer!;:V'-:.?-:v;i.'i'V?i A two-thirds favoial.e vote will n that market:., J quotas and ' .s on e'" s v" it will be i t fr f i 1:7 wl.eat crop. U ' t , io tjo, p. Li support to s i. t'.s co.; .xilal area rp'y wi'.'i tl.eir v lieat acre- l.!. nts will be At the full ' fvs;iuLIs between 75 and 96 t of psr;'y. ' ore t!r : r C Vd'ef t.e a vol' t i i e quotas, tas v 1 t , in effect, e avc ' ; port on 7 ' v o wK!t, - ' . ts v ' : i . ' WassnicTeamTo Attend Assembly . A Maaonic team from Hertford, Composed of B. C- Berry, M. M. Harris, James S. McNider, R. C. Mnrray, Elijah White; W JJarvis Ward and Charies, T. Murray, 'will attend a special Masonic 'Assem bly at Waynesville on Sunday, July 8, ind take part in the program to be conducted. Exemplification of the Royal Master's Degree, which will -be in hpA6rvof Roscoe M. Wynnf Most IHostrious Grand Master of Royal and Select Masters' in North "Caro link will be conducted by the local lesm. -r.;. -'.j;.':.:'.r .4 ,-.::, ' 'C'. It li..,, JdkCij ? the Friends Church at Belvidere was the settingn Sunday, June 24, at 6 . o'clock, for the ; wedding, of Miss Avie Joan Winslow, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wins law of Belvidere, and James Oliver Layden, Jr., son of Mr. and Ms. Oliver Layden, Sr., of Hobbsville; The Rev. p. Virgil Pike, pastor, performed the double ring cere mony in a setting of palms, 'fern, white flowers and lighted cathedral candles. A program of nuptial music was played by Judith 1 Winslow,, cousin of . the bride. ' , "She wore ' a- rose evening f own - with a corsage ef white' carnations. w.Mias Evange line1 Saunders mnrO; Cwect V-f y.6f Life" and-WWadffljtt Prayer. Her5 gownwfcs yellow with a corsage ef white" cj&'rfctions. Jive)i in mafriagelby her father, the . bride was attired in s full length gown nfede bt dhaihtlll lace and tolw ovtr1 bridM tfctfn) the bo 'dice was fashioned with a sweet heart neckline and long lace sleeves ended in wedding, points over the hands. The. back-was centered with tiny self -covered buttons with a very bouffant skirt. Her two-tiered f ingertip veil of silk illusion was attsched -to A lace tiara trimmed with' .seed pearls. .. She carried a white Bible topped with an orchid showered ; with ' stephanotis and satin ribbon. Her necklace of sat in pearls was a gift of the bride groom. . k ., Miss Lois Violet Winslow was maid -of honor. She, wore a bal lerina length gow of yellow organ- dji Styled with a basque bodice ant i full skirts With' tiny "puffed sleeve .and a(, large bow at the waist line. A matching headpiece was 'worn.' She .carried an old fasliionSd osegay of shasta. dais ies 'and blue Queen Ann lace. , Miss'Ruthann Layden, sister of the bridegroom and Miss Ruth Jor dan of Greenville, cousin of the bride, were the bridesmaids. They wore blue gowns like that of the honor attendant and carried an old fashioned nosegay of shasta dais ies and pink Queen Anitlaeg. J Honorary attendants "weriliss Earlene Culiipher of Elizabeth City; II'.ls Lois Hope Howell and 1.::bs Isttyi Ana Felton of Hert ford; Miss Sylvia Wrae Copeland, E'ias Ahh White and Miss LaClaire Tina5ow of Belvidere., They wore I "a.'.i.A lnngth gowns' of pastel ' )E3 wi .h a hairdo of Carnations. C -' ' jf 'ilie brUrcrroem ' as best i s r's father, Oliver Lay r " t C Tien "were , I r of the r ., I "th r of . , . j ivf.n of t '- c r 4 li'.'j and t f I " ':viri. 1 1 T C dnviiie, 1 ' ".a. Lruls - f rvei as f t 1 ' - 7 ! rs. V - ' ce " - ec- tf OFFICE POOL For a cool office, it's a pool office. The steeflng committee of the National Swimming Pool Institute demonstrates the theory, and the boas doesnt have to keep his shirt on, either. As mid-90 degree temperatures roasted Chicago residents, Jere Gottschalk, left, Dan Baldwin and Phyllis Ryan, all from the northern Illinois area, pooled efforts for conven tion fun. ' " ."..v.. .,!':. Uens Elect - International President Jo1 n t. StlclcleV North Carol.na ha,been elected 'International' President of .Lions 1 1nternational at the association's ' 89th annual convention Miami, '-:' Florida. Lions International; with ,642,828 members in 12,334 Lions Clubs in 75 countries or regions, S the world's largest service club organisation. ; i, , ; ' To II:rtfcrd Church : One change was made in assign ment 'of Methodist 5 pastors W churches in Perqulmana- County during the annual Conference con cluded last week at Greenvijhv.. J. A. Auman, formerly of the Camp Ground Church near Fayette ville, was assigned the : pastortiga of the Hertford Methodist Church to succeed I. S. Richmond, who Tet tired for one year due to health. Mr. Auman, who is married and has three children, began'' his du ties here in Hertford this week. ' The Conference reassigned P. M Porter to the Anderson Church and E. R. Meekins; to serve as pastor of the churches of the Perquimans Charge. . ' '! ' CJonseryaticn Dept. Has Busy Six Months Conservation plans were prepar ed with seventeen Perquimans County farmers during the first six months of 1956. " These conserva tion plans included practices to maintain and improve the fertility of the soil. , , . ',- , , . . . During this, period., Perquimans County farmers cooperating with' the Albemarle .Soil Conservation District constructed 21 miles of ditches which involved the moving of 39,970 cubic ya.Js of dirt, made improvement cuttings on 80 acres of woodland, plant? i 6 acres of ,bk color lespedeza for. food for quail, and spread 38.S . 3 rubic yards of spoil banks. Qrv .' rm pond fnr livestock wiiLr 3 i" jr. One pond was enlaix d f.r s. nation water. Five rroi y i cnmyleUd 1 7! " -e (rrorp j, 1 in 1. i,ih t 1 i tl 17,413 cuVc ; re jobs were ' 5 farms. Yd 4.1 miles the moving i " dirt. V Defendants Bound To; Sup3rior Court OnLarcehyCh Six defendants, appearing before ' Judge Chas. E. Johnson in Per quimans Recorder's Court , here I Tuesday, were bound over to th ' Superior Court on felony charges for action at the November4term of court. ' i ' - One of the defendants, Darrell Ritchey, charged with larceny of a motor and the breaking and enter ing of seven businesa places 1A Per quimans County waived prelimi nary hearing. V He .testified against Kooert a.ing, v unanea cnamoers and ArnoW Ronach, also 'cTiW; with larceny of tHa motor and -these men were bound over io Superior Court, when the recorder' found probable cause. Bond for the lat ter three was set at $500 each, i : Ritchey, r George ... Twiddy" and James v Dia,, each, charged with breaking and entering, waived pre-, liminary hearing and were bound oyer to superior court with bonds set as follows; For Ritchey, $3, 000; Twiddy, $3,000, and Diaz, 000. ' - . A1I three of these men are being held in Chowan County cn simi lar charges and under similar bonds. As to the charges in this county they are alleged to have broken into the Winfall Service Station, Baker's ' Store, ' tinrtis' Store, Glenn's Place, Tucker's' Mill, Ej A- Spivey Store, Harrell Gas ft Coal Co and the REAffice.' ' : 'Sheriff J, j. White has reported Ritchey . has .given the. sheriff a statement admitting breaking and entering-seven of the places, and has implicated .Twiddy, Diaz and three other youths as being com panions in the crimes. i In one ther ease disposed of by the court during ,the session Tues day, Otis J. White was found guil ty on a charge of failing to yield .the right-of rway. He waa ordered to pay a fine of $10 and costs of court. Tri'i.'iTl,-. .:.. :? "I At the request of defense at torney W. H.-Qakey, Jr., for trials by jury," in the cases of Floyd Monds, charged with driving drunk and James Stallings, charged with transporting liquor, were set hpon the . docket j of the Superior Court for hearing at the November term. Gotten Blooming Thr pUshout County -', - '(Jotton. blooms were being found in" undnnce on farms throughout Perquimans tounty . this-week as evidenced by the nuntber of blooms repor' J to the office of The Week ly lact Monday,, Matthew Smith, 'who farms the Robert A.. White land, Route one, brought the first bloom of the season to The Week ly on Monday. He reported he has 3.1 acres of cotton and the crop looks very good. " i ; . e:"t:i ANNouNcrr.:nNT t'r. Did Mrst Wayland . .White, ' i' e I" ( a dau-h- arges 1 timc wrxif'o IllliJ WLLIi u II ' aivsini itlfA i . I II IFLnill IJ'liV I l," A. federal grant1 of 1H billion I excepting the section recommend lollars to aid in school construction ! Ing rewiring 6t one building. It Lppearedl0OTne' 'to? ' ftta year was reported' no need for this re ihen Congress voted Tuesday tol wiring could be determined through exclude aid froirt atates which re-, fuse to abolish segregated .schools. A bitter debate "over the matter foM he Washiiurton Ireni reports . a t a t e)il prohibitive amendment adbpted, by ii-ftt of 164 to 118 eliminates possible pas-1 contracts for these projects are ex iage of the measure at the present! pcted to be let within the next Session of Congress. . six weeks. " - Stel mills ' of. thi nation were closed -down Sunday by a strikej called by union members following expiration of a work contract Ne gotiations for a new contract fail ed when' the union 'and company could not reach agreement . over wage increases. . Reports state the steel" strike is not expected to af fect national business much due to large steel inventories held by busi ness organizations.- Likewise, it is believed the : s,teel strike will be settled within a short period of time.' ' . ' Communist rulers of Poland quel led an uprising in the city of Pot man last week by turning guns and tanks' on the revolting residents who, according to reports, were de manding additional food and liber ties from the government. ' The chairmen appointed by the incom dinmunists ' blamed 1 a Western, ing president, are to be announced pswer for instigating the uprising! but some authoritative reports say general unrest among the people in Communist nation is the true rea sen for the riot. : '.. Preliminary investigations of the crashing of two airliners in Ari zona last week reveals evidence the planes collided causing the disas ter in which 127 persons lost their lives; ; The two planes left a Cali fornia airport about 'three minutes apart and the debris of the wreck was discovered in the Grand Can yon' in Arizona, miles from the cene of departure. ' ' ' '!. l- t A preview of proposed school bills, expected to Be introduced at the' special session Of the General AlBsembly "Sthis J month, was' given tlie state's legislative leaders last Tuesday. J Some' criticism of part of the program expected to be pre; sented has been made,: However, tie 'proposals' advocated by the SS5&2 when they meet later this month. A national -' highway program, calling for construction of some 4D,t .J-plus miles of super high ways across the nation, is expect ed to get under way this year, A L ral measure financing the pro J $ 1 s been signed by the Presi ' . -d taxes for tve rr6 r a r-1 i ' ' Wednesday, "September 5, has been designated as the opening day of Perquimans County Schools for the 1958-57 School term it was re ported by J. T. Biggers, county school superintendent following a meeting of the Board of Education " . W 1 , last jnonaay nigm. Other action taken by the Board during the meeting included adop tion of a resolution moving up the pay date for teachers to the 25th of each month. Heretofore, teach ers have been paid on the final working day in each month. The Board also voted to continue school children's insurance program, with the f same company which handled this program during the past school year. j No action was taken by the Board on a request, submitted by R. L. Kingsbury, principal at Per- quimans Training School, for ad- dition of a teacher at that school for instructing mentally handicap- ped children. t. 4, r.agar morris ana J. i. Dig gers were authorized to confer with 'til 1 J T f Tl . the Hertford. Town Board concern-..." ing installation of an additional new water ouyyiy iiiic ia jiiotaiicu Vtr ftiA tnwti in tliia nra ... . k : i The report of the April ffrandi (jury was read to the Board, and! action was voted to carry out all I I recommendations made by the jury. concerning school improvements inspection' of the building. 'The Board was advised as te progress being made, toward con- struction of an addition to the Kinel , Streerschobif'ana'.'new .Grammar SchoolJ it'beiiig reported Davis Installed As Rotary President New officers for the Hertford Rotary Club were installed at a meeting of the club held Tuesday nieht at the Hotel Hertford. W. J, (Bill) Davis, superintendent of. are already under cultivation but the State Highway Shops, was in-lsaid those who do participate will stalled as president of the club, tend to cut surpluses. ( succeeding A. W. Hefren, retiring head. V- Afhsv nf finer assuming duties were C. P. Morris, vice president; Jack, Kanoy, , secretary-treasurer; Julian C. Powell, Dr. A. B. Bon ner and C. R. Holmes, directors. '.Club commltteesVahd activities at a later date. lielivery Service Oh Parcel Post Now Available ;,A new service, delivery of parcel post received at the Hertford Post Office, was started by the local of fice, on last Tuesday, it was report ed by Postmaster W. W. White. jThis service has lojig been re. ouested by patrons of the local Post Office and Mr. White stated, he was happy to announce the Pos tal Department had finally approv ed the service for this community. ".In drawing up a schedule for the delivery of parcel post, Mr. White said there will be' only one delivery- each Jay.' That during .'the morning hours. Inclusion of this service by the local office will also cause a slight . delay on the sched-J ule for delivery of first class mail. , Roy Chappejl Named 0 Velfare Board , ' Roy S. Chappell, former member of the Board of County Commis sioners was appointed to member-1 ship on the Perquimans Board of Public Welfare by the Board' of Commissioners during its meeting last Monday. ' "' r i u , Mr. Chappell will .succeed Max Campbell as a member of the Wel fare Fard. . Campbell concl ' d i cf n r " " ) n ( " .- 0!i Bond Sale j Action was taken by the Board of County Commissioners last Monday clearing the way for the sale of county bonds in the amount of 1 125,000, (o be used toward con struction of a new school here. The Board formally approved the sale of the bonds, authorizing the Local Government Commission to proceed with the necessary, steps converting the bonds into cash. Sale of these bonds, and con struction of two county school pro jects, were temporarily suspended due to court action a couple of mnnt.Via nern hiif th Ipirnlitv rt4 tfiA action w upheld by the Supreni6 nd ,oca) offidalg . be,ieve work on the ojects here can and will be started within a very short yme Soil Bank Program 2.'-i""LJ ll.ll A Officials Perquimans County ASC office described work- program, to a large number of in terested farm producers during a' meeting held at . the Agriculture Building last Monday night It was pointed out that growers must list reasons for making ap- plication for benefits. "These may be adverse weather conditions, fail- truiF iruui Jiuturai causes or piOW' ing up acreage already in cultiva tion .-; . ; Benefits, under the program, vary on the basis of yield per acre on which payments are computed. Numerous questions were asked about various' phases of the soil bank program as growers sought to learn how it would apply to their- individual AnerAttntia ' Miss Helen Nixon, secretary of the local ASC committee, pointed out it is too late this year for growers to take full advantage of the new system since most crops ADDlications for nrnt(n jw thA nrocrB.m flrA nnvo lutn m!,.' ed by the ASC office. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. . and Mrs. j. O. Wise an nounce the birth of a daughter born Saturday, June 30, at the Albe marie Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Wise live at Mrs. R. T. White's apart-. ment on Dobb Street. leld Monday Night Indians Lose Game To Camtiick; Score Win Over Chowan Camtuck edged the Perquimans Indians by a score of 9-8 in an Al bemarle .League game played in Hertford Tuesday -night The con test was a see-saw event with first one team then the other' holding the lead for short periods of time.' ; Camtuck scored once in the first but the Indians knotted the ccunt in . the fourth' then the visitors added two the fifth While Per- quimans -laiued for- four ranf Camtuck scored three in the sixth and seventh while the local' team made only a total of three for both innings. -.. -, Numerous errors by 'both teams contributed to the scoring in the game. 'Matthews Was the starting pitcher for Perquimans but was re- lieved in the sixth by Emmlnixer while" Hastings started for Cain- tuck, being relieved in the seventh by Pete Paul. -:v ; ; The loss wag the first of the past week for the Indiana who defeated C owan in two y-es p!r-.l last A county budget for the current fiscal year, 1656-57, Calling for ex- ' penditures of $309389.00 was adopted at a meeting of the Per- v quimans Commissioners - held last ' Monday. The Board then set tax rate of $1.65 per hundred dollar valuation for the year. This i the ' same tax rate as used last year.. During the meeting Monday 'the . Commissioners amended the pro posed budget by a total of $9,384, adding $9,000 for outlay in the debt service fund to provide payment of principal and interest on school ' bonds expected to be sold this month. $384 was added to outlay for the general county fund. As formally adopted on Monday the budget calls for the following expenditures during the. year-by the various funds:' General Coun ty, $63,148.00; Poor Fund, $2r ; 482.00; Debt Service, $49,000.00; School Fund, $70,565.00; School v capital outlay, $6,400.00; Welfare Administration, $11,140.00; Old Age Assistance, $63,580.00; Aid to Dependent Children, $21,980.00; Aid Totally Disabled, $21,504.00. Income to balance this budget is expected to come in this manner,' $132,000.00 from property taxes and $177,889.00, from sources oth er than taxation. 1 " Max R. Campbell, County Ac countant, gave the Board a review of the county s financial statement .v as of June 30, 1958, reporting total i income of the county during the past year was $390,112.73 while ex penditures amounted , to $341,. :' 835.54. Total cash balances of all j funds on July 1 . was reported as I $106,209.38. A total of $27,874 was ' collected during the year from de r linquent tax liens, and this aeC , eofliits largely for thtdlflejws.i6'te the surplus accumulated during the year:-;",::; .. , . t' , Two bids "were received by the . Board from local oil companies for furnishing fuel oil and kerosene to th county during the coming year? . The bid of Winslow Oil Company v was accepted by the Commission . era. This bid offered a discount of -.0195 on all purchases made during j the year while Baker Oil Company 1 submitted a bil offering a discount ,' - 0186 on a" Purchases, During the meetin& ler re- . Dy we BoaM ttom naMe T. Skinner, Jr., offering suggest- lons ror th uPkeeP of the court house Tund "d agriculture bui'ding, was" read and considered y tne members.. 5 ' .B ' B. McGuire, Districi," Officer, presented a buu- I get for the coming year for the u..ii. n.-.-i i ..n.i v..... . anu isctraruiieiu wnicii requesc 1 ed an increase of $56100 Over last year's expenditures." This request was turned down by the Board. ' The Board also received month ly reports from the Welfare De partment and Farm Extension Ser- 1. vice officers. dians to a 9-3 win over Chowan here on Thursday night while Paul Matthews was accounting for some fjne hitting for the team. White gave ftp seven hits. Matthews hit ' two; triples and a single to score five runs. Bradshw pitched for' Chowart allowing nin'fu$ "on 11 hits. .: At Chowan on Friday night the' Indians required an overtime to get a 14-1) victory. ' ' Chowan was leading 0-3 until the fifth when Whitham, a pinch-hitter, tripled with the base loaded. -Paul Matthews. blasted a home run for', the winners in, the first inning with, one mate aboard. ' ',' Billy Wiiwlow " rink Chri. gau divided the 1 ...j for Kc . ford while Lan aad Austin toe for Chowan. i Paul Matthews and Fr: j T fliews-'hatJ three hits t . ' Hertford while JorJysi 1 three Vw f r C VI.'