The Perquimans weekly. (Hertford, Perquimans Co., N.C.) 1934-current, February 14, 1958, Image 1
i t t r UE'JANS WEEKLY J .: XXV.-Number 7. illillllilit i.llfc Sliplli 'Mi ( ' . 17 Q M' 'J h ; j f . CONGRATULATIONS ALL AROUND-Secretary of the Army Wilbor Bruckor, left, offers his . j, congratulations in Washington as Dr. .William H. Pickering, center, of the .California Institute i ' of Tchtio)ogy hears telephone conttrmaliun that the Army's Jupiter-C missile had successfully launched America's first earth satellite. At right is Dr. . Wcrhncr von Eraun, who directed, i -1 development ot the Jupiter. . , ' ' - - ... ., . . . . . r Marion Red Gross Chapter ''Further progress toward the reorganization, of .the Perquirov ans Chapter of . the American Red Cross was achieved here last Monday night when the re cently elected Boar,d of Directors' met and named -Marion Swindell as chapter chairman. , -' . The directors also named ' W. C. '-Stroud and Mrs. M. B. Tay lor -to the board- atfd .nominated individuals to fill other offices of the ehppter. " These persons are now . being contacted regard ing their posts. ' Glenn Brosier; District Repre sentative for the Red Cross,-was present for the meeting ant out "liikd', some of the activiiesWiy next two months, including the annual fund - raising ' campaign and a visit ot the bloodmobile. Township- directors were re quested to select their fund drive chairman v and blood program chairman by February 21, when another meeting- of the group will be held "for the purpose of mapping plans for the' programs. W. A, White,- who has ' been acting as chapter chairman for the past several months, express ed appreciation of the interest being developed for a strong ac tive Red Cross Chapter in Per quimans vdnd stated the enthusi asm shown at .the reeent meet: ings indicated the goal will be achieved. ' ( . l .. The new chapter chairman, Marion Swindell-, is manager .of Twiford Funeral Horno and hasj been active in civic work in the 'community. - He is-a- member of the Hertford-Junior Chamber of Commerce.- ' ' : . ' Members of the board of di rectors are R. L Spivey,' Marvin Caddy, Jew Hope Township; J. C. Morgan, Claude Williams, Parkville .Township; W. .A. White, Mrs. James E. Newby Hertford; Joe Nowell, Clinton Winslow, . Belvidere Township; Roy S. Chappell, Sr., T. R. Kir by, r-thel Township; W. ' C. ..: ' and Mrs.- M, B. Taylor.-' r 1. .rarct " 1 e J. e, daughter h and Ellen' in. a Qreens- iy morning r ,1 1 re -long n teach- SwindeUPVCluhHolds n. . uii i: License Tags Must ; Be Displayed Sunday Police officials today rerhinded motorists that 1958 car tags, both state and city, must be purchased by Saturday,, February IS and dis played on .motor vehicles Jby Sun day, February 16. - Tags for the Town of Hertford are on sale at the offitfe 61 the clerk in the Municipal' Building. ricrtfciUPTATo lie !dStdypl3ss : ( "fTfrcrf-XlTAM the ie He,t Urammar benool wall, jiojd a study course in two parts, the first ; ' session being held on Thurssday, February 20, v from 730 to 9:30. , The v subject " for the study qoursewill b "Teacher Supply f and Demand. The speaker for the first " session . will be Ray Wilklnsow of Rocky Mount; who is .well, versed ' on this timely subject.. Mr. Wilkinson's report will be followed by a period for open d!scu?s'.on and questions. There will be a coffee break' at 8:30. - - A The PTA cordially invites all High School, Grammar School 3nd future PTA parents to make l . special effort to, attend this workshop, as it is a most vital una - important problem of the present and future time. . , ... Ahdsltie Selected To Hold Basketball M eet Next -Week The Indians , and Squaws of Pprquimans High School, having 'concluded their, season schedule I of basketball games, ' will parti cipate in a four-school tourna . merit to be conducted next .week at the Ahoskie High School gym. Othei teams scheduled to play in the annual tourney' are Edenton, Ahoskie and Plymouth. .-... Perquimans won ' a double header from the Edenton Aces and Acelets last Friday night, the girls winning 65 to 57, while the Indians, scored a 47-40 vic tory over the Edenton toys. The Edenton gifls grabbed a 1 7-10 lead in the first quarter it the 'Squaws went- ahead 30 2 7at half time and were never ' it. 1 aT'.cr tl.at point.' Letitia T -n led' Tie 'scot':. wHh r 'j, followed by Bagley v i a f1 'and - Fierce with 11. rncid t:.e Edenton 'i 27 faints. , ' , r -lir 13 points, - I ' ' ry oVer -. 1 i.J ' a Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, February 14, 1958. .The Perquimans Business and Professional Women's Club met with Miss Thelma Elliott' at her home on Thursday -night, Feb ruary 6, for its regular monthly meeting. The president, Mrs. Alice Towe Owens, presided and opened ; the 1 meeting with the Club Collect.- : Mrs. Mirianif P. Haskett, ' Recording Secretary, called the roll and read the'min utes of the last meeting. -p,. Proceedings of the National Boar'd"of Directors'! meeting in Detroit to formulate plans for the National Biennial Convention in Seattle Washington, which will convene July 6-11, 1958, was studied and - Widening Horizons, published, by the International Federation of BPW Clubs, were attributed. r ' ; For those who plan to attend the i conference, , "Spotlight on Women," i February 22-23, in UqrcHChapel Hill,- Miss -Lois- Crazier; State Federation President, has made arrangements to tour the property, which , has been given by A BPW member to the Fed eration f6r future State .Heitd' quarters.'"' ' Mrs.; Myra P.. Mitchell, Tenth District Director, has issued in vitations to attend the Spring District Meeting which will be held ' in Ahoskie March 23. Deadline for registrations will be March 19. .Miss Hulda ! Wood, represent ing the Membership Committee, presented the name of Mrs. Ann Myers Goodwin for membership, who was accepted. Mrs. Roxanna C. Jackson gave a splendid report 1 on the local loan closet for the sick, the club's public service community pro-' (Continued' on Page Ttvo) quarter while Edenton tallied nine, Other scoring r -for Per quimans was Tucker 12, Whitey Matthews 10, Milffer. 9. Henry Overton canned ' 13 points for Edenton. ' Perquimans closed its season here Tuesday v night, ' scoring a double win over Plymouth.' ThQ Squaws won 46 to 39 and the In dians defeated Plymouth, boys by the. same 48 to .39 score, v. : I Letitia ' McGoogan ? was high scorer for the Squaws with 34 points, followed by Pierce with 10 and Bagley 2. Harrison was leading scorer ' for Plymouth girls with 27. ' Tommy Matthews led the In dians, scoring 17 points whilt Miller hit for It), Tucker 6, Bur ton 9, John Matthews ,2 and W. White . 2. r Brown , scored . 16 points for Plymouth. ' ziTxVA Ai:::oj:"crMENr' ' ' Mr. and Mrs. John Riley of Kammon, Indiana, jrinounce the birth of a son, born IVsday, Feb ru y 11. Mrs. X. ' y, is the for n.er Miss Bunie I' e Col win. ' : :t Biffing And LOG tlsmos D:roctGrs At Annual r.Teoting Stockholders of the Hertford Building and Loan Association conducted' their annual meeting here last Wednesday afternoon in the Court House, electing of fieeis for thb' coming year.- . More than 70 per cent of the Association's, shareholders wei'e reptLientcd at the meeting either in person or by. proxy, during which the secretary, Max Camp bel1, icported assets of the local assovialion had reached a' new high as of January 31. 1958. To- tal assets -as of that date amount- BiSHOP PAUL . GARBER , .' CttN nuHV ed to $201,579. - i Dr. Olm Hunt of the Board 'of together in One mass meeting E'etlcd.'to serve as directors M;ssicns and Church . Extension ; to encourage the work of the of the Association unti the nexlot lha Methodist Church, and mm in the local churches. Ser meeting of the shareholders 'E,sll0P Paul N. Garbor, resident ving with Ritter as associate lay wcri A. W. Ho rcn, C. P. Morris, :n,hoP of the Richmond area, i leaders are:- Curtis V. Powell, J.. P. Perry, Max Campbell, Chas.!1'1 ,;c featured speakers at. the Coiapeake; C. S. Meekins, Man E". Johnson, V. N. Darden, J. W. anmjal E izabcth City District teo; A. W. Sparrow, Ransonville? Waid, Claude White, Henry C. i Laymen's Rally on Friday,. Feb- Ciei aid D. James, Eden ton; Joi'in SulLvan and R. M. Riddick At a meeting of the Board of Directors, following the stock holders' meeting, officers elected for the coming year were A. W. Hefren, president; C P. Morris and J. P. Perry, viei- presidents; Max Campbell, secretary-treasurer and Chas. E. Johnson, at torney. Union School Honor Roll Is Announced The honor roll for Perquim ans Union school, of students of the 8th through 12lh grades has been announced as follows by R. L. Kingsbury, school principal. r Eighth Grade Add'ic Weeks, Rosa Simpson, Ann Simons, Mil dred Norfleet, Bettye Hollowcll, Ruth Jackson, Reatha Hurdle, James HollowelM -Leroy. WhiteA r-, ' ,u.i8 T 1L - T . ! -Is I ot-ui . inumas, juuioiny ueign, Geraldine Riddick Semoria De mery, Joyce MaUby, Phillis Modlin, Clinton Turner.' Ninth Grade ' Lula , Billups, Bertha Bo'we, Ethel Copeland, Barbana Felton; Yvonne Manley, Catherine James, Claudia Rid dick, David . Skinner, Fannie Smith, Mclvin Tillett, Nellie Zachary, Alvin Newby, Edna Blanchard, Gloria Burke,. James Butler, ' Myrna Jonikins, Mary Moore, Barbara, Riddick. . Tenth Grade Mary Burncttc, Hattie ' Felton, Celestine Harvey, Saundra Newby, William Light foot,' -George . Johnson, James Martin. . Eleventh. Grade Chas. Small, Libbie Billups, , Elsie Gallop, Elmer Copeland, Llewellyn Wills, Margaret . White, Sarah Harrell, Doris Brothers,: Evelyn Vaughan, Willie ; Moore,, Melvin ... Walker, Shirley Blanchard, Barbara Chesson, Charlie Miller, . Julia Hill, William ' Smith, Florezell Hurdle, Brenda Lowder. Twelfth Grade. Joseph Hof f ler, Chester Mallory, . Edwin J Thomas, Andrew White, Harvey Winslow, Doris Felton, Mildred i James, Mary. White. . Rec Center Opens Saturday Night '-..;.;.;-."--' . ' ; .'' ''' -' Months of planning and prepa ration will come to a climax here Saturday , night when the Per quimans County Teenage Recrea tion Center will be opened to the youths for the- first time, it was reported by Miss Thelma Elliott. The activities for the opening night will be limited to., youths of ; the 8th through 12th grade age group. - Committees for the Rec Center have' been making plans for the opening for several weeks and a gala event Is anticipated for those attending the opening. ; ' . i '. '.'. . Churches To Hold Services Feb. 21 Special services, in observation of the World Day of Prayer, will be conducted at . Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Hertford on Friday afternoon, February 21, at 3:30 o'clock. The subject will be . ad of Life," AH churches of the community are participat ; i ii program and the pub- 1 ;., , ,- illy invited to attend )To Speak At llilll 'if 1 i ruary 21, in ferquimans County jJlen'y bmglcton, Washington. High .' School, Hertford. This! 'J. N Hn Gibson of Gibson, year's rally will begin .with sup-'conference lay leader, will be per, to bs served in the school 'prestnt, and w;ll present the caletena from 5 until 7 . o'clock I speakers oi the evening. Ac ln the evening. , The platform! cording to Distrirt Superintend hour will follow at 7:30 in the nt C. Freeman Heath, thrre are High School auditorium. j 36 charges and 8fi churches with. Fred Ritter of Ahoskie is dis-lin the boundaries of the District, tiict lay leader and is. in charge land each church is planning to of arrangements for the rallv. which is planned for all the lay - roen and their pa: jrs in the Elizabeth City District to meet Woman F'm&A $ 1 ft In Recorder Court On Larceny Charge THIS WEEK'S J ? HEADLINES ' v ! -X-'M-!--M-,.---!-M-4 'President Eisenhower - nounced Tuesday he will sk authority from Congress for a two-billion dollar program to rt vamp the nation's Post Office Department as a stay t brace the national eco,nnmie situation. If authorized, the pnogram will call for constnwetion : of new post office builAngs i" many towns and cities throng' ut the country, and will provide new and more efficient machinery for handling of mails. , , , The North Carolina Farm Bu reau this week went on record favoring 90 per cent price sup ports for cron3 in passing a reso lution opposing the farm pro gram now advocated by the GOP administration. - The resolution was adopted by the Bureau's committee on resolutions. Diplomatic circles were . keepr mg close tab on the Tunisian situation which developed Sun day after a French plane had bombed a rebel village killing some 80 persons. The French cabinet . is investigating the i bombing but Western authorities ' believe the incident may lead to further anti-West activities on the part of the Arab world. The President told a press conferene'e this week a tax re duction might be considered an economic step as a means to help halt the present business decline should recovery fail to appear by mid-summer. . However, . -most economists believe a tax cut is unlikely this year. v , Winter continued its firm grip on' most of the nation during the past wek, resulting in ; heavy losses in Florida, where crops and cattle - suffered from ex treme cold 'temperatures. Heavv snows hampered ' much . of New England and freezing tempera tures caused an emergency in Jersev Citv. N.' J.. where a wa ter main burst, causing a 1.4 1 million gallons of water loss per. hour. .: : v ' " I . 7 WTBTM JMWnTmrPMTWT ,. . . , Mr. and Mrs. Joe F. HolloweH,'be an adult sewintt class in the Jr., announce the birth of a son, born February 10, at the Albe marle Hospital in Elizabeth City. .Jus. Hollowell is the former Miss. , .... ...' V. .. ... . Layman's RaUy isend a good reniTscntatinn. Thp 1 Rev. James A. Auman is host l pastor and D. Tnlmagn Rose, Jr.. I is lay leader of the host church. "Y j Charged on two counts of lar 5j! ccuy of merchandise from two . Hertford stores Evelyn Edwards f of Elizabeth City, ' entered pleas . of guilty to the charges during Recorder's Court. Rho was sen- L d f j month.! nn Parh t?n,ai .t0 s'x mntns " eaC; wwii, in ins Diaie woman.1 Camp, sentences to be suspendec upon payment of fines of $75 each and costs of court and to the csts was added the sum of $48.91 for payment ot the stolen mer chandise. t The defendant was arrested lasl Saturday afternoon by Police Of ficer Robert A. While and Shut iff J. K. White after the oficen had received reports of the lar ceny at the J. C, Blanchard Stori and Rose's 5 & 10c Store. Ten other cases were dwposeo of during thi week's Wrm of court and included the cases of Jesse Stanton, charged with assault. This case was moved to Superior Court when the defendant re quested trial by jury, Don Lund paid a fine of $100 and costs of court after pleading guilty to u charge of driving drunk. . ' .', George Whedbec, Negro, sub mitted to a charge of permitting an unlicensed operator to drive his car. ' He p'aid a fine of $2C a"u L"sls- . William Owens, charged with improper passing, paid the costs f .court after, pleading guilty to tne charge. Costs of court were taxed against Israel Dillard, Negro, who submitted to a charge of obstruct ing a view. J. B. Zachary,. Negro, pleaded guilty to a charge of being drunk and paid the costs of court.; Eugene Felton, Negro, submit ted to a charge of using an im proper muffler and paid the court costs. ..'James Jones, Negro, " paid the costs of court after pleading guil ty to a charge of speeding. Garland Harris, Negro, entered a plea of guilty to failing to yield the ' right-of-way. He paid the M.!!eS the costs of court after pleading guilty to failure to observe a stop sign. . SEWING CLASS PLANNED '.!.'' -J. '- ' i ".'. j Frances Newby, home econom ics teacner. announces mere win homrf economies department of i the Perquimans Hifh School dur-j inc thi- month of March. . All adults interested areVirged io no- fciJy f4C1 afc U4W. -. . v. - . - ' i' Trailer Ordinance Adopted By Board In Meeting Monday Church Census Work Continued . About one-half of the town was covered in last Sunday after noon's religious census, according to .reports received from partici-1 pating churches. The remainder! of the census will be completed; I this coming Sunday, when woik , ers will meet at the Baptist Church at 2:00 P. M., to receive further assignments. Last Sunday's group was well received in the homes of Hertford and representatives from the churches expressed their appre ciation to townspeople for their cooperation. ASC Dinner Set For Friday Night H. D. Godfrey, Adimnsirative Officer of the North Carolina Ag ricultural Stabilization and Con servation Department, will be the guest speaker at a banquet for ASC .Community Committeemen on Friday night, February 14, at the Central Grammar School ip Winfall. The Community Committeemen are five men from each communi ty elected in an election held by the County Agricultural Stabiliza tion and Conservation each Oc tober. The duties of the Com munity Committeemen are (a) as sist the county committee in car rying out programs assigned to it; (b) inform farmers concerning the purposes and provisions of pro grams being administered in the county; (c) assist in such other duties as may be assigned to it by the county office manager- undo;? the direction of the county com mittee. Mr. Godfrey will speak to the roup on the operation of the farm programs. Highway Meeting Scheduled To Be Held In Edcnlou Feb. 27lh In an effort to become better icquainlcd with local street undi "iighway problems, the North Car-! ilina State Highway Commission Hnd the administrative staff of Ihc Highway Department is! icheduhng informal meetings in i many sections of the state. Thejary of the Win. Paul Shillings Commission feels such meetings j Post No. 126 nu t Thursday afford an invaluable opportunity i night, February (i. Mrs. Ethel for officials at the state, county, I Peiry with Mrs. Pickett Sumner and municipal level to understand land Mrs. Grace Morns were en mutual problems and rcsponsi- : hostesses. Mrs. Thelma Hollo-. bilities. well, president 'of the unit. con- Such- a. meeting has been sched-1 dueled the meeting. Mrs. Mary uled to be held in the Chowan I Beth Layton was welcomed as Counlv Court House Thursday af- a m w member. Membership ternoon, o'clock. February 27, at 2:30 Commissioners from nine north eastern North Carolina counties are being extended invitations. along with municipal ffi,.;.,i! from 'twenty-three cities andlPRoP1-' n the hospitals or on the towns in this section. The meet ing is not designed as an official public hearing of the Commission, but is designed as an informal discussion of the accomplish ments, plans and future objectives under the newly constituted High way Commission. Invitations have been issued to each of our seven Highway Com missioners, as well as to the di rector of Highways', W. F. Bab cock, Secondary Roads Officer Harold Makepeace Public-Relations Officer -Sam Beard, Chief Engineer Bill Rogers, First Di vision Highway Engineer W. N. Spruill, "and Second Division En gineer R. Markham. Central PTA To liedlCate Library A Founders' Day program will feature . the February neeting of the PTA of Central Grammar School next Monday night begin ning at7:3Q o'clock. During the program the school library will be dedicated" to the late Mrs. Neva Clyde ".Morgan and the late Mrs. Ruth : Spivey Winslow, former; teachers at the school. - ah bers ara urged' to attend this ' meeting. 5 Cents Per Copy., A new ordinance regulating: in-t'' stallation of trailers on lots withP in the Town of Hertford was en- ' acted at a meeting of the Town . Board held last Monday night. The ordinance, aimed at provid ing health and sanitation prolec--; lion for the community, calls for. each trailer located within tha ' town to have water and r ewer- age connections lor use oy tne trailer occupants and thl no trailer may ho located within. 10 -feet, of another buildinu situated upon the silo. . y. The ordinance becomes effee-' tive upon publication of the reg-: ulations a,nd property owners de sirbg to rent space for trailers are ' adv.ied they can securer details of the law by contacting F. T. Rritt at the town i iaiit, or at llic Municipal Building. The Board also voiced ypj,rov- . al of a plan to seek a location for;. j a water well to be drilled to sup-,.' ; uly the town with water after receiving a f.ivorahle report fri n geologists represent m. the state and federal water survey offices. -'. .; The geologists ' advised ' the board that the possibility of lo catinc a good water supply at ! nhmil 31)0 font nnnpni-c cfnnrl nnrl ' " v ...... ..v .. .... they recommended drilling of a test well to determine final ac tion toward location of a new wa- ' ter field for the community. Town Superintendent K. T. Britt and Town Attorney Chas. E. t..i u ,1.....: j ....' . joiiiisun wcie ciuuimi.iu it, ,11- ceed with preliminary work to- i ward obtaining an option on land s upon which to drill the lest well ;, and to report to the Board at its next mectine . Commissioner R. L. Hollowell ; reported to the Board he had been advised the Commandant of the' , T7.:i-.u VT 1 r:i:.,4 :.. 1 jr-n H'Ana for vwuHilfcii'.'i J ceremony at the Harvey Point Na-, val Facility and further an nouncement regarding these plans will be issued by the Navy De partment. Legion Auxiliary Membership Is 48 The Aniencan Legion Auxih-. Chairman Edla Webb reported ; that the unit now had 411 niern- bers. The unit voted to contri bute to the March of Dimes. It was reported mat a nurnner oi cards would be mailed to toe sick list. Mrs. Leslie While conducted a program on Americanism. It was announced that Mrs. J. L. Chestnutt of Edenton, State Membership Chairman, will fit-; tend the next meeting of tht unit in March. , The March meeting will bo held March 6 with Mrs. .Irene ; Towe, Mrs. Mamie Piitchett and Sarah White as hostesses. Cast Selected For Senior Class Play The cast for the annual Senior Class play of Perquimans High School has been selected, The play is entitled "Call Me, Darl ing." The cast is as follows: Lau ra Elliott, Iris Wilder, Beth Skin ner, Lois Hurdle, Kay Mathews, Becky Cox, W. N. Matthews, Son ny Mathews, Billy Hudson, Rach el Spivey, Jean Edwards and Ha zel Mathews. . , Intermission entertainment will be supplied by Jean and Jane Keel. ' The student director is Patsy Elliott; prompters are Sal ly Hurdle and Sophia Godfiev: properties,. Myrtle Asbell; si a mem-imanaeers, Dan Winslow ana i" ard Wheeler, advertising, C Pierce and Phyllis Bagley.