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Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, July 13, 1956.
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' he 'wIU ' teeek
, i .wa;waf repofjetf following a j,
' i with Congressional lia'afta' l
: . 1 ysburg: j ' Thfei jprfisiden'l; !si si. j
' e fjUl)tenoirlthiilMj'Fel:j
jiry wircu ue miiiuuiicu in tnq i
candidate. GOP leaders who coa
forred with the President Tuesday
told newsmen the President appear
ed on. the road to "recovery from a
recent operation; f " i;
; i treanwhilsr in Chicago plans for
tlie Democratic convention are be
ing Bteppeil op." Reports indicate
Adlai Stevenson la how favored to
win theJDemocratic nomination, al
though Governor Harriman of New
York is making a strong bid for
the honor, while Senator Syming
ton Of Missouri is best; Regarded
a K darlhorsfc.i "'' 1
'In Washington v Congressional
leaders are aiming at adjournment
within the next two or three weeks.
Several major bills remain to be
acted upon prior to this action bat
the leaders are hopeful adjourn
ment will come at least two weeks
before the opening of the Demo
cratic national convention, on Au
gust 13. -
. New York authorities are still
conducting a search for kipnapped
Peter Weinberger but report the
investigation is being hampered by
numerous hoax calls regarding the
case. The child was kidnapped on
July 4 and reports stale the par
ents have consented to meet ln
som demands of the kidnappers. ,
The National Baseball league
t ?n the annual atl-etar1 game play
ed in Washirto Tries:' r bv t
score of 7-3. Home runs
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ihe game, two. bejr.y JLfc
( am, ' The nationals hav-
c t 01 tie t seven a..
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Had Varied Docket
Following a- convictibn. In Rs-'f
cwrder's Court here Tuesday morn-J,J
mg n charges or pww non-( williamston-Hertford game,
tax-paid hquor, Matrice Revell. Tuesday by rain, played.
2 "JV'E-Wridv night devrfoped in-
Court from the judgment which Of-
dered'each to serve six months in
jail Or pay a fine of fUtt arid cosU
of court The couple were arrest,
ed by Hertford police officers Who
testified the pair were pouring liq
nor sfrom a' jug. while the pfficerf
were attempng vtkserB sefcrch
'warrant., ..v-;. , v-t.
Korman VOutJond,; chit4 with
driving drunk a -i J,-ate, -.rngj
uorwas found guilty qn the jpharg-
es. He was sentenced to. the roads
for four months, sentence .to -be
suspended upon payment of a fine'
of 150 and costs, f f !;
Prayer for judgment was con
tinued in the case in which Wil
liam Austin was fou4 guilty of
r "sding. ' f.M ,' 4 "
Ilelvin KingjSTe- lbmitted
to a charge Of d ' ' ""t
v:'!l cerator's Y. . was
c: .'..red to pay the couit costs.
Canderlin pt'l a fine-of
i ,J costs cf court i "ler plead-
"ty to a cl.f l fcf ret'"-3f
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Pictured above arc Gloria Riddick. 4-H Health Princess; Jean Edwards, 4-H Health. Queen; Wallace Bak
er, Jr4-H Health King, and Billy Winsiow, 4-H Health- Prmce.v These
Pageant in the Agricultural Building by the County Health Nurse, as a
Health Improvement and improvements they have made in their communities.
Rotary-Ruritans ; 4
In Joint Meeting
Members of the Hertford Rotary
Club and the Durants Neck Ruritan
Club with gather at Camp Perry
next Wednesday, July? 18, for a
joint meeting of the two- clubs. A
barbecue chicken dinner will be ser
ved by the Ruritans, host club, for
the inter-club get-together.
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-'-'' TRAINING IN FLORIDA
f Percy;? E Rogerson, son of Mr.
and Mrs. r A. Rogers, Hertford,
is attending four weeks of Air
Force R.O.T.C, summer training at
TyndaU ' Air -Force Base, Florida.
Upon . com pletion of the summer
training Cadet Rogerson will re
ceive his commission as a Second
Lleu;jn-nt in the Air Force Re-
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i pitchers' duel between Vernon
White and Perry of Williamston,
The Williamston team maintained
fits -undefeated record by scoring
8-2 victory. Hertford took a 1-0
lead in the second but the visitors
went ahead 2-1 . in the seventh,
Perquimans , knotted' the count in
the eighth, with the visitors scoring
the winning tally in the ninth.. -:
Perry fanned 13- Indians and,
gavO up two. hits and walked, two.
eight scattered hits,.
fanned six and walked two .:
' The ' Perquimans County : 4-H
Clubs had a Health Pageant in the
Agricultural Building la Hertford.
The purpose of which was to crown
the 4-H Health Kings and Queens.
. In the junior division they were;
I'ins Gloria Riddick; daughter of
J ad Mrs. Earl F.iddick,' Prin
.ij and Billy Winsiow, son of Mr.
. 1 "rs. "L. L. "Window,' Prince. '
' 1 r the 'kr.r ' division ' they
.j:,:T,IiuS Jn Eu.ards. daugh
- i f Kr. and T.Irs.' A. H. Edwards,
j. Vallace Baker,
;.J ty their" per-i-rovement
k "ements they
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Indians Retain 2nd
Place After Losing
The Perquimans Indiana retained
their econd place standing in the
Albemarle League despite a 7-3
loss to the league-leading William
ston 'team, last Sunday afternoon.
Williamston has yet to lose a con
test in the league1 play, having a
record of 12 victories." ,
In the game Sunday Williamston
broke loose in the sixth inning to
scortfthree runs, coming from be
hin(T 2-1. ; Hertford scored one, in
i08 rramw'DUt viiuamsion ; came
this frame but Williamston3 came
final tallies. Cherry, pitching for
Williamston, allowed Hertford six
ftits, Chappell and Matthews: get
ting: iwo' singles "each and ''Carver
and Hunter collecting triples.! Em
minizer started for the' Indians and
wag relieved by Hank Christgau'.
fWilliamston collected , 11 hits off
the two pitchers. .
A return game with WiHiams.ton,
schedulsd for Hertford Tuesday
night, was rained out and this con
test Will be played at a later date.
The Indians collected some re
venge ' from Camtuck last Friday
night when Vernon White pitched
Perquimans to a 4-3 win over Mid
gett, Camtuck hurler. The Indians
trailed 2-0 going into the fjfth in
. ning but knotted the count with
two runs;' Camtuck added-one run
In the eighth but Hertford claimed
j the victory by, scoring twice in the
j . John Morris with two safeties led
the seven hit attack of Perquimans,
' Camtuck . collected six: hits off
Hertford 'nipped a Camtuck rally
in the last inning by managing 'to
retire two base runners and catch
ing a third out in an attempted
steal. . '
On Thursday night of this week
the Indians will play in Elizabeth
City with the Tars returning the
game here Friday night Next
week the Indians will play in "Cole
rain on Tuesday . night and, be at
homo against . Coferain Thursday
and Chowan ' on Friday
John 'Morris, shortstop for the
Perquimans Indian!, Was awarded
the outstanding .player- trophy at
the- Albemarle League AllrStar
game played ..in Hertford Wednes
day night . of. , Iat . week! , "Morris
was selected for the honor, as best
player of the game, hy a. comtnit
te't of judges composed of 'T. - P.
Forehand, president of the league,
J. H. Towe, Hertford and. J. B. Har
rison, Williamston. r . 's '
The all-star fawe, sponsored by
the Hertford Jur ior Chamber' of
CommerceT was an outstanding suc
cess, with mora t"nn 690 fans at
tending tlie gme which was won
by the Northni.Ie t - a. '
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4-H'ers were crowned at a Health
result V their, good records in' 4-1$
, AtlaiitK Fleet (rHTfJ -Learn,
ing the 'duties of a junior officer
aboard the destroyer USS Perry is
Midshipman 33 William H. Batts,
Jr., of the U. S. Naval Academy,
He is the son of Mrs, Frances Jes
sup of Hertford, N; C." v.
Seventy-five midshipmen . from
the U. S. Naval Academy and the
Naval Reserve Officers Training
Corps of 20 colleges, and universi
ties are participating in a training
cruise aboard the Perry.'
More than 3,000 mtdshipnien left
Norfolk, Vau, Jane S aboard -two
battleshipa,' tw heavy cruisers cad
16 ,destreyera, beknd e -peris in
Sweden; Norway, 'Denmark,! Eng
land and Germany." The future na
val officers ' are ' undergoing "at
seat" training in duties ' and life
ahoard a warship,: -: ' '.
Gunnery trainimr at Guantaname
Bay, Cuba, will climax -4he cruis
before the ships return to Norfolk
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Exrcctod To Fe!I
D:!gw Last Year
A 'North Carolina corn crop of
63,008,000 bushels for 1956 is fore
cast from condition reported by
growers as of .July 1. A crop of
that size would be about 7,5 mil
lion' bushels d ll'per eent,below
the revised estimate of 70,482.000
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Tmsneisi produced tn' l55. The
North Carolina Crop- - Reporting1
Service 'states' that the smaller corn
harvest in prospect for this year re
sults both from reduced 'acreage,
and from an average "per-aere'yield'
expected' to vfall belowrthe' record
high 1955-yield. (n K-- r ;
This year's estimate of 1,969,000
ecres for harvest Is five per cent
below the. revised estimate of 2,
073,000 acres harvested in 1955.
Average yield per acre, forecast at
S"0 V nahels is two bushels -short
ear's 84.0 bushel yield. If
this year's erpected yield
i be a near-record for de
; t ' n exceded..ory
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!teW.' of, PirqiifiansWcou:ii
and the Town of Hertford, commis
sioners for these .units met in n
joint session here Thursday night
of last week and organized a com
mittee to explore future develop
ments of plans for construction of '
housing projects to be used in con
nection with the Harvey Point Air
Station, v .; ' .; ' .. :-
Named to the committee were Ap
T. Lane, chairman-of the Board of
County Commissioners, Mayor V.
NfDarden,' Admiral Nathaniel . Ful
ford, J Emmett Winsiow and Rob
ert L. Hollowell, president of the
Perquimans 'Industrial Committee. :
' The function of this'committee, it
was pointed out during the meeting
of the two boards, will be to con
tact' government authorities with
the aim of securing for Perquimans
County a fair share of any housing
programs which may, in the future,
be" approved and constructed for
use by service' personnel which will
be Btationed at Harvey Point.
; The services of the committee, in
the location of suitable sites for
housing developments, will be of
fered to the Navy Department if so
desired. .; "
Organization of this committee
was perfected following advice re
ceived here that the Navy Depart
ment is now contemplating con
struction of a sizeable project for
use by personnel stationed at both
Harvey Point and the Edenton Air
facility. - .. ,
It was the opinion of members of
the two boards, during the meeting
last week, that Perquimans County
and Hertford should bf selected as
a location for a fair snare of hous
ing development resulting from the
LjSyW , Point
R. M. Thompson
flew Lions Prexy
Rj M. (Pete) Thompson was 'in
stalled as president of the Hertford
Lions Club for the year, at a meet
ing of the organization held last
Friday night at Brown's Restau
rant; -';i . ':;. - '.
'''.Other officers, installed were Joe
Tunnel), first vice president; Harry
.Winsiow; second vice president;
Claude Brlnn, third Vice president;
JT. Biggers, secretary-treasurer;
A. H. Edwards,. Lion Tamer; Jim!
Bass, . tail twister, and. Charles
Kartell. J. T. Lane, Louie, Tarking
ton and T. P-. Byrum, directors.
; R. Ralph White acted as install
ing officer for the ceremonies. ;'
-1 Following the installation of the
new officers, J. T. Biggers gave a
brief report on the activities of the
International Convention of Lions
Clubs, held recently in Miami,
Florida. Biggers was the delegate
to the convention from the Hert
ford Club. "V
Requested To Close
Daily At Midnight
-. A new curfew closing taverns,
within the Town of Hertford, at
midnight was adopted at a meet
In tt nt Hut Tnwn Board lipid Inut
missioners authorised Mayor V. N.
Darden and Police Captain Robert
A .White to request operators of
all taverns to begin immediately
with observance of the request, and
U was reported failure on the part
of the. operations to comply will
lead to adoption of a town ordi
nance forbidding the places of bus
mess to operate after 12 midnight
each day of the week. ' . '
' Other action taken by the Board
(Siring the meeting included voting
?rnoval to the Hertford Lions
i to sponsor its annual carnival
' : ; s Town at a dated to be an
i tf.:s fall , ,
)Hd also vot"4 to grant
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' The , House1 Appropriations Com
mittee last Friday approved a $1.5
billion supplemental appropriation
bill which included an outlay of
14,233,000 for the Naval Air Sta
tion at Harvey Point.
Funds for four other military in
stallations located in North Caro
lina were included in the bill.
' '.Congress had previously passed
a' defense finance bill calling for
expenditures of six million dollars
at Harvey Point during the current
fiscal year. -
Dr. B. B. McGuire, District
Health Officer, today urged par
ents to protect their children from
polio by taking advantage of anti
polio vaccine which, it is. now re
ported, is in abundant supply.
In regard to the use of the vac
cine, the' Health Ofifcer released
the following information contained
in a letter received from Dr. "Hart
S. Van Riper, Medical Director, Na
tional Polio Foundation.
"May, I personally urge you to
obtain, just as much vaccine as you
need and inject it without delay in
as many of you? indents as are
eligible to receiva viccinfe in your
community T V
"Th U. S. Pubiic Health Senco,
the' Aw'.'can Aca'deniy of P.. .lia-
1 trifJh,' American. Medical gac-
ciauon, me , American : r u a t i,c
Health Association and other medi
cal organizations concur that it is
both safe and desirable to vaccinate
with poliomyelitis vaccine now and
throughout the summer.
"At the 105th Annual Meeting
of the American Medical Associa
tion in Chicago on June 11, Surg
eon General Leonard Scheele of the
U. S. Public Health Service said:
"The immediate order of business
in the polio fight is to use every
drop of vaccine available in ' the
widest possible way . . . Vaccine.
given ,n July and August will P-'
vent paralytic cases and even
deaths in August and September'.
"May I suggest that ybu give re-'
assurance .that- the present Salk.
tients, parents and others in your
community who : still ; needlessly
doubt it? The scienWic documen-
effectiveness is overwhelming.1
Over 30 million children' in the
United - States alone have been
inoculated without mishap since
May 7, 1955. Experience in 1955,
now reported from IS areas (most
ly states) shows that the vaccine
is at least 75 per cent effective in
Charles T. Zrakas of Wilson, an op
tion on a tract of land fn Cedar
wood Cemetery for the erection of
a mau8oleuih at the site. A time
limit was set for expiration of the
A donation of $100 was voted to
offset the expenses of delegates
from the Hertford Fire Department
attending the State Firemen's con-,
vention to be held jn Raleigh, Au
gust 20-22. ; . : ;
The action in regard to closing
local taverns at midnight followed
reports received by the Board com
plaining of loud noises and disturb
ance of the peace in neighborhoods
where these taverns are located. It
is the hope of the Board that own
jrs of the places will observe. th
voluntary curfew- and not" focbe
adoption of a mandatory law,
Parents Urged To
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Mediterranean (FHTNC) Re
ceiving congratulations for his 26th
anniversary of active Naval service
is Austin C. Glenn (center), chief
aerographer's mate, USN. Extend
ing the congratulations June 22 is
Navy Capt. Paul P. Blackburn, Jr.,
(right), Commanding Officer of the
attack aircraft carrier, USS Intre
pid. Looking on is Executive Offi
cer, Navy Cdr. Raphael ' Semmes,
Glenn entered the Navy on May
13, 1930, in Raleigh, N. C. In the
years prior to World War II he
served aboard the carrier Lexing
ton and the battleships California
and New Mexico. In February
1941, aboard the carrier Yorktown,
he was promoted to chief aero
World War II saw Chief Glenn
aboard battleships from the North'
Atlantic to the distant enemy wa
ters of the South Pacific. Among
these heavy vessels were the Wash
ington, New Jersey, North Caro
lina and the Indiana, during which
he attained the temporary rank of
State Civil Defense
Will Participate In
State Civil Defense' Chiefs Ed
Ward F. Griffin disclosed today
that North Carolina Civil Defense
. v .. . nr . i . .or?,, I
lane part ill uperauon .men xjtuo
scheduled for July 20-26, inclusive.
Because federal plans do not in
clude a direct "bomb strike" on any
North Carolina target, state-level
planning assumptions will . deal
mainly with training in communica
tion, evacuee reception and care,
8nd threat of radio-active fall-out,
Griff in stated,
The siated for training
purposes onlyi doe8 m invove ,
test of CM Defense operational
if ,, ,,,) Mlf Rllf if
do;gregentan opportunity f0r'Duplin' Craven and Wayne in the
.... f . ;:1o . east. In the west, Swain, Madi
lemg which could ldentica, with
those created by actua, attaek We
,an to the to ob.
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goes under air raid alert and deal
. . A
j witn prooiema oi operation as
though the alert were actual emer
gency." Members of the State Civil De
fense Council and all heads of ser
vices at state level have been ask
ed to be in the State Civil Defense
headquarters at 10 A. M., July 20,
for orientation and briefing as to
what their respective procedure
would be if the test were actual.
Shortly after 10 A. M., on July
20, "yellow , alert" (attack proba
ble) will be received and relayed by
the state-wide alert warning net
work. "Red alert" (attack immi
nent) will follow in less than two
State Civil Defense headquarters
will remain operational round-the-clock
during the first three phases
of the four-phase exercise. , The fi
nal phase, starting July 23, Is for
regional and federal Civil Defense
only. Local participation is op-
I tional, but a large number of rity
and county directors have indicat
ed intention to test lone or mors
phases of their organisations. ,
Simulated "bomb strikes" in
Knoxville-Oak Ridge area( Tennes-
see) and in the Norfolk-Newportl
News-Portsmouth area in Virginia
will pose "serious problems of re
ception and care of evacuees to
North Carolina. In addition, as
sumptions include radioactive fall
out from those areas over 22 North
All television and radio broad
cast stations will be off the air for
15 minutes starting at 3:10 P. M.,
July 20, during tht first daytime
Lieutenant (junior grade). ;. ,
When the war was over, he serv
ed a short tour of duty aboard the
USS Palau and then reported to
the carrier Kearsarge for duty
her commissioning, March 2, 1946. (
Before reporting aboard the In-
trepid in May 1955, he served tours'
of shore duty at the Naval Air Fa
cility, Weeksville, N. C., and the
Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Va.
The Intrepid is serving with the
6th Fleet in the Mediterranean. ;
Glenn is the senior chief petty
officer aboard the Intrepid and al .;
so the senior chief aerologist - im':
active duty in the Navy.
He is the son of Mrs. J. M.
Glenn, and husband of the former ..
Miss Margaret Rogers, both of Bel- ,
ton, S. C. Glenn has two daugh
ters, Janet, 20, a senior at East
Carolina College, and Mary Le,
15, in the 9th grade in Perquimans
High School, Hertford, N. C.
Chief Glenn's tuture plans are to
finish his Naval career at 30 year,
and then retire wifh his wife uid
family in Hertford, N. C.
-test of Conehad, id be onkcted .
by Federal Communications , Com. .
missioft' 1 a nd Federal Civil Defense -Administration.-
Only those , sta.
prepared to operate under
Conelrad, FCC's emergency broad
cast plan will remain on the air.
Throughout the United States, only
the two Civil Defense frequencies,
640 and 1240 on the standard band,
can be used, .
North Carolina counties which
will come under the assumed radio- .
active fallout pattern are Gates,
Currituck, Camden, . Pasquotank,
Perquimans, Chowan, Hertford,
Bertie, Jones, Martin, Washington,
Pitt, Greene, Beaufort, Lenoir,
son, Buncombe and Haywood.
Perquimans County 4-H mem
bers took part in the Eastern Dis
trict Elimination Day at Washing
ton on Friday, July 6. . The 4-H'ers
attended for the purpose f decid
ing who would give their demon
strations in Raleigh for State hon
ors. Perquimans County c lub
members competed with members
from other counties in , Eastern
North Carolina. .The competition
was keen as each member wanted
his or her demonstration to be the.
best and be chosen as one to go
Raleigh during club week July 23-.
28, to compete with club members
from the other five districts of he
state. ' -, i , r
This ' year local ' 4-H members
who presented demonstrations
made very fine showing. Per
quimans County was represented in
eleven -. different ; demonstrations
plus five .entered in the talent con
test. .The boys and girls who won
district honors were: Rachel Spi-
vey and Billy Hudson, Marketing;''
I Quality Tomatoes; i Ervin Man.
field.! Proper Application of Potash
to Peanuts; Julian Howell, Live,
stock Conservation; Wallace Baker
and Whittle Mathews, Care of Elec
tric Motors; Lloyd Ray Morgan
and Willis Williams,; Adequn
Drainage; Jean Edwards, Py'
Speaking; Letitia McGoogan v
talent honors for a piano a.". t
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