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Volume XXVII.Number 30.
ANOTHER PLANE Ttiis is
the .Soviets, shot down in the
charged the craft was spying
of Eisenhower's promise on spy
Made Against Two
Court Wi t n e s s es
Acting to bring a halt to tho .
in Perquimans Recorder's Court,
Judge Chas. E. ' Johnson on
Tuesday sentenced Robert Wil
liams, Negro, to one week in jail
after, he found Williams in con
tempt of court for having a1 war
rant issued against Tresic Over
ton, Negro, on charges of assault.
The (Overton woman was found
hot guilty. The court also or
dered a contempt of court capias
to be issued for' Pearlinc Rid
dick, Negro, who failed to ap
pear "in court to' testify after she
had charged her husband, Thom
as Riddick, with assault.
Four defendants submitted to
charges of speeding nd paid
.fines' as indicated: t Anthony
ayivi'Fv t : uvsi wi uum ny-iY plane ,was on.a spy mis
X 35 Dennis' Monroe $25 anf EcT- Isjon when - shot dow"S' by the
ward -Sandt, Jr., $25. . J Soviets. However. Russia used
Costs', of court were paid by
Julius Woolard who pleaded
guiuy to cnarges or anving
without a chauffeur's license.'
Marion Harrell, Negro, was
taxed with the court costs on a
. chargo of exceeding a safe speed.
George Butler pleaded guilty
to xhargfe of being drunk. He
was. ordered to pay a fine of $10
anij costs , or serve 30 days in
jail! 1 '.v.;r
Barclay Barclift, Negro, plead
ed ' guilty to a charge of being
dntnk.' He was ordered to pay
a fine of $2 and court costs.
Hersey Lee Phillips, Negro,
entered a plea of guilty to
charges of exceeding a safe speed
and driving on the left side of a
highway'. He was fined $50 and
costs. - - ; ,i; V '
John White, ; Negro, paid , the
costs of court after submitting to
a charge of improper passing.
Miles Griffin, Negro, submitted
vto a charge of failing to observe
a stop sign, , He paid the court
costs. ... ,':''. :- U ';' '
Cleveland ,; . Sutton, Negro,
charged with driving without a
license-and driving ph the 'left
side of a highway, was ordered
held -for a hearing in juvenile
court when it was determined he
was under the age of 16. ,
The interim support rate for
1960 crop, peanuts has been set
at a . national average level of
$201.24 . per' ton for average
grades. According to - George
Bellmen, ' Percjuimans.' County.
ASC effice manage this eom-
pares with a hational average
price of ,$1&3.50 per ton which
prevailed duHnj' 959 ;
. For Virginia ' type! , peanuts
which ' makes .up , tji .principal
production in tms state tne in
terim ' support . rgtq . will be
$213.93 per ton average grade.
In announcing these rates which
TVlU be in effect for 1960 Bell
mon brought, out the fact that
the -national average' support
rate for I960 was based on .78
percent of parity.
' During 1960 CCC will support
1 the price of eligible I960 crop
peanuts ' through : non-recourse
farm-storage loans ' to " eligible'
f roduews' ": and," non-recourse
C ""-J earrrtl '
a photo of the RB-47, like one
Barents Sea area. The Soviets
on their territory, and a breach
flights made at Paris.
President Eisenhower, address
ing the GOP Convention Tues
day night challenged Soviet
Piemier Khrushchev to agree tq
a world-wide election in. which
the people of the world would
cast a vote on the question of
their desire to live under a com
munist system or a system such
as the United States.
f The United Nations late Tues-
day absolved the United States
0f charges by Russia" the U. S.
its veto, in Ihe Securiy Coun -
tcilto halt a U. S. proposal for
an impartial investigation of the
incident and the return of U. S.
flyers held by Russia.
UN troops Ln the Congo have
restored order in that African
republic following bitter riots
which threatened world peace.
Efforts on the part of United
Nations succeeded in the with-
.... . , .... ..
diawal of Belgian forces Which
had been ruslted in to protect
Belgian nationals. Congo offi
cials visiting the UN have ex
pressed accord with the United
Nations' plan for maintaining
peace in Africa.
(Congress 4 wijl reconvene an
August 8, following the political
conventions -.recess and fireworks
are expected to fly as the two
parties 'attempt to secure poli
tical advancement through the
legislative actio'ns In the House
and Senate , " ., V
"Alaska and Hawaii have been
chosen as the location for the
opening' round of the presiden
tial pampaigii according to re
ports froirl bbth'Jonn V. Ken
nedy and Richard M. Nixon.
While both candidates "liave been
campaigning for months, the of-
ficial campaign is expected to
start about September. 1.
J. T. Biggers, school superin
tendent, reported Monday that
Mr. and Mrs. Abnei- Williams
have tencfereA tReir'regnationsj
uo v,-..v.. - I
nr. toaKhon rn t'piYiniman; i :niin-i
tv Schools. : . 'Mrs.
taiight at Hertford Grammar
AVIinnl and Mr. i-.WlIllBmS WBS
. . "... . , .
eighth grade teacner ana assisi - i - T
anb coach at Perquimans HighN
School 'ir. f., ;. . , J
The coop V aVeff ' accepted
similar positibns, .in., schools
w:i.; V -v
Mr. . -Biggers 1 announced Mrs.
Eldon Winslow will fill the va
cancy treated, by the resignation
n Mn Wllliamc lnll4 nfl vM- nn
replacement has been found to
fill Mr.- Willtems',. position.
OAK GROVE REVIVAL
Revival services at the Oak
Grove Methodist Church, Chap-f
anoke, will begin on Sunday,
night, August .7, and" continue
each night ;.through August IV J
' The Rev. T. Fant Steele, ias-
tor of the ;vasi i Methodist .Chiub;
will be the '.visiting minister. ....
Hertford Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, July 29, 1960.
Entree List Open
For Farm Festival
The Perquimans County. Farm
Festival schoduied for . Tuesday,
August .will: bo 1 similar to the
events held . , in the past , years,
according to R. M. , Thompson,
county agent Everyone i is on;
couragej to bring in individual
j The rules are as follows:
1. Entrees will be limited to
2. Any article which has been
judged in the state or county
competition cannot be re-entered.
3. Persons :.. entering articles'
must be residents of Ferquimans
'4. Entrees must be under the
name of person who made the
6. Premiums will be 75e, 50c
and 25c for first, second and
6. Articles must be entered
on Monday, August 8. between
the hours of 3:30 and 6:30 P
and not removed until 9 A. M
wqimj a. ..,, in
Women's' entree list' is as fol -
lows'. iDnnartmont ''A" Infnnfo
clothing: dress, gown, slip, jack
et, cap. Children's clothing:
best dress, cotton , dress, boy's
cotton suit, child's wool suit.
Women's clothing: school dress,
best dress, wool suit, house
dress, apron, handmade pocket
book, skirt, evening dress. De
partment "B" Loaf cake: angel
cake: Devil's food, chocolate,
caramel, cocoanut, spice. Best
decorated cake: cookies, brown
ies, cup cakes, doughnuts, cheese
j straws, 6 cookies (any kind to
be judged together). Candies:
vinity, peanut brittle, unlisted
candy (to be judged together)
example: mints. Department
"C Canned fryits and vege
tables: apples, apple sauce, figs,
peaches, pears, tomatoes, beets,
string beans, green peas, corn,
lima hntlnti nAaa rv5
mento Preserves: peachi pear
strawberry, apple, black-
berry, grape, watermelon rind.
Jelly: apple, crab apple, black
berry. Pickles: cucumber,
bread and butter, peach, pear,
watermelon, xind, beet, relish.
Department "D" Cut flowersi
Specimen rose, collection ; of
roses, arrangement of mixed
flowers, collection of marigolds,
display oi zinnias, arrangement
f dried materials, collection of
dahlias, collecttion of glads, pot
ted plants: African violets, ferns,
begonia, geraniums. Depart
ment "E" Art3 and crafts:
Crocheted articles, luncheon set,
pillow cases, quilt, . knitted ar
ticle, crocheted ? bedspread,
needlepoint,' tatting, unlisted ar
. Continued on flfta tlr
To Drive Cars
The Motor ' Vehicles
ment reports that 2,8
ists were required tft surrender
their legal driving privileges in
June for a variety of traffic of
fenses ranging from drunk driv
,ing through incompetency.
The June list brpuiht the mid-
year total of license Withdrawals
to 16,620 officials said,
" In a' regular monthly compila
tion of license revokable traffic
violations, the vehicles agency
listpri" 7f)1 rvftpatinn tnr rinink
. . . v -
, j nn s. . , ;
- -B u r Bpeeuuie
auripg. June, rne two onenses
normally lead th V revocation
- - , ;
h Violations eading to re?
vueuuu iiiuiuupci in pai i,. reeiv-
'pPfe susPea- .www to
posu secunirviiarceny ct auionink
bile, ,j . transporting intoxicants,
improper use . of dirvef's license
Also during June the agenrv
mailed warning letters to
operators .convicted on, one
count of reckless driving and
3,031 letters to borderline speed
ers. In either case a. simiir
conviction within a year means
loss of driving privileges,
A third warning letter was
also sent to 1,253 drivers who've
accumulated fpur w mora points
under , fhe , state's paint systen)
for driver control : ...
A large delegation of Per
quimans County residents, land
owners in the Whiteston section
ot this county are expected to
travel to New Bern next Thurs
day, August 4, for the purpose
of presenting a petition of pro
test to the State Highway Com
mission, which will meet in '
New Bern on that date: j
the Perquimans delegation
will be represented by Attorney
C. R. Holmes, and the petition
the delegation will present will
oppose a plan whereby the Cbm-f
mission will approve installation
of a culvert in Highway 158to 1
i permit additional drainage rrpm
a uu ge iana area adjacent to wie
iisnim owdmp mil) uiu iiuiftu
r-v: 1 c . .. il. h-
lrn ot Perquimans Coiin-
Spokesmen for the delegation
contend that this project if ap
proved and placed in operation
will result in a deterioration of
their lands and thus cause a loss
J in value. ;
. The Highway Commission has
announced hearings will be con
I ducted in the Superior Court
! . -. .. c 1 1. i ........ .
Sourt House beginning at 9:30
A. M., arfoTtocrsons desiring to
appear 'isefoe the Commission
arc asked to write for an ap-
iTJ rf rj..:.
Meets Monday Night
The Perquimans Board of Ed
ucation will hold its
montinit nvi MnnHav niirht. Aii.
gust 1, in the office of the su-U
perintendeht of schools. The
...WV...Q " I. J - - n - " '
meeting will begin at 7:30 P. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C
Thompson of Elizabeth City an
nounce the birth of a son, Jo
seph Lyle, bom July 19, at Al
bemarle Hospital. Mrs. Thomp
son is the former Miss Allune
For FarmersTo File
September 30 is an important claiming the refund. Farmers
date (o most Perquimans County who filed last year will receive
farmers. That's the deadline to! forms automatically. Other farm
file for the federal gasolin tax ere may obtain forms with ad
refund which is available onj ditional information from the
gasoline used on the farm be-
tween July 1, 1959 and June 30,
R. M.' Thompson, Perquimans
County agricultural agent, re
ports "that the refund has been
estimated at about $32 for the
aveVage eligible North Carolina
faiTnerv t '
"I am convinced," Thompson
added) "4hat there are many
fanners in the county who ne
glect to claim 'this money to
which thev are entitled." I
Thompson says gasoline used
an a farm is subject to cither a
three or four cent per gallon re
fund, depending on the date pur
i'In order to file for a refund,",
Thompson points out, "you must
own, be. a' tenant tm, or operate
a ' farm. Tf nmnnii oIca iicaq
their equipment on your farm
purchaser and Keligible for the
refund." - ...
''Persons1 who file a claim must!
Jiave records' to support their
claim uptm ' request from the
District Director of Internal
Care must be taken not to in-
elude gasoline used on highways,
for personal or non-farming pur
poses; or for processing, canning,
packaging or freezing operations
The law provides penalties for
those who file false
Perquimans County farmers dell said he and the other Red
should i send their claims to 1he Ckms officials would ' like to
District ,; Director f of" Internal j thank all of those who Worked
Revenue, Greensboro, N. C ., : , jsdi hard soliciting in! this ; cam
Form 2240 is to ba used i&lpaign.
DINNER ON THE HOOF This group of Wyoming delegates
to the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce convention in St
Louis makes sure of plenty of grub. They drove their own beef
burger on the hoof with them.
718 In This Area
Inscoe Tied For
B. R. Inscoe, Hertford
tied for top
honors in a shooting test given
i members of the troop from this
ai-ca recently at Rocky Mount
Inscoe scored a
perfect card of
100 out of a possible 25 shots.
Approximately 100 patrolmen
of Troop A participated in the urcs ..e available, he said.Jfor increased knowledge of wa- ! manned by members of the
test Which requires each patrol-1 There are several reasons for ter safety and it is the hope of Ruritan Club pending orgnnira
man to shoot his pistol five tle inrrease it was stated, the Jaycec committee a laro n '.of the volunteer companv.
times from the hip. five times i Among them being the long-, crowd will be on hand to wit-1 Mr. Brewer said the club hvl
,,.rmU,1,mlu,,tcra growth ana longevity ot;ness this demonstration now I
1 """ ':'-ithe aged and . that portion of. scheduled for next Wednesday
times with the right hand while; the population eligible for bene-'afternoon
behind a barricade and live
timcs w'1'1 t'le 'eft hand from
behind a barricade.
It is the policy i
Highway Patrol to
of the State
officer take this shooting test
at least once a year and 70 is
regarded as a passing grade.
The Rev. and Mrs. Norman
Woiic annnnnpp ihp liivlh nf a'
, ' , o j t , .f
aaugn er, oorn ounauy, uiy
ai viiDcmarie nospuai, Ju;a-
county agricultural agent or by
writing the District Director of
Declined By Wood
.... .. -
The position as manager of
the Perquimans County Cham
ber of Cpmmeree was declined
last week by Rear Adm. Lester'
O. Wood of Norfolk, who advised
officials of the Chamber of
Commerce he had already ma
commitments nd was unavail
able for the local job.
Charles M. Harrell, president
of the local organization, then
I i , . i .. rr i ..
' ne ana B
are in contact wun otner pros
pects for the post and efforts
will be made to secure a mana-
! as soon as possible. .
Red Cross Driv ;
10rt Of QllOta
. -. - y-j i.
Final figures for the 1960 Red
Cross fund campaign were given
this week by Marion Swindell.
fund chairman. ; Collections
amounted to $1,123.85, falling
short of the goal of $1,298. Out
of the county, only Hertford,
Hertford Township and the col
ored people reached their . goal
Others came close but some of
the areas fell far short of their
n uauui tncJC iiguics, 111-
30 Is Deadline
At the end of 195!). as Federal
social security was starting its
twenty-fifth year, old-age, sur
vivors, and disability insurance
monthly benefits were being paid
in the Perquimans County area
i III fill Ut I Nlll IN
it the rate of
a vpar ric.oi-Hi no tt
,,, n ' p- ,. r..."
serving this area from the
social security district office.
This is a snhutantial inoi-onwo in
:.,,. of hpn.fioinl.os J ..An
! amount since February. 1959, the
iast previous date for which fig-
fits Ho also stressed the point
that -while the benefits are in
tended primarily f or the indi
vidual's economic security, these
payments in such large amounts
help business in the communi
ties generally because most of
the money is spent immediately
on food, clothing and other nc-
Mai irnnl 1 . ho c!,M annul 13'.
million persons were receiving
0,d.a gurvjv6 and disability
insurance monthly benefits at
the end of 1959 at an annual
rate of more than $10 billion.
The okl-aee insurance average
monthly payment, in this area
compares favorably with the av
erage for this region of $65.45.
He also pointed out that al
most half a million disabled
worker beneficiaries and their
dependents receiving benefits
nationally a yearly rate of over
$400 million. In this region the
average payment was $84 per
month which compares with the
national average of $89.
By contrast, he recalled that
when benefits first became pay
able in 1940, the average month
ly payment to a retired worker
with no dependents receiving
benefits was $22, and to a re
tired couple the average pay
ment was $36.
The original Social Security
Act was signed into law on Au
gust. 14. 1935, and as social se
curity celebrates its Silver An
niversary, about 74 million
working people are in covered
employment or self-employment
in the course of a year. They
are building old-age, survivors,
and disability protection - fori
themselves, their dependents and
their survivors under the social
security law. r .," .
A representative from the Dis
trict Office is in the area at
regular times to assist interest
ed, people in filing claims, and
processing ' any other matters
which mav be present The
Norfolk District Office is locat
ed at 220 W. Brambleton Ave..
Norfolk 10, Va. v
finest Preacher At
Methodist Church ,
Charles McAdams, now with
the new Fayetteville Methodist
College, formerly business, nvari
aeer at. Edentoh Street - Metho
dist Church,,- Raleigh, will be
guest preacher . at the Hertford
Methodist Church ': on Sunday,
July 31. :
. He will also be present for
the 9:45 A. M, Church School
hour and meet with the youth,
and adults of the church school
to show ' them " color slides ' Of
progress being made on the new
college which will be 'opened
for operatioa in September.
Durants Neck Club
Acts To Organize
Eire; Depart merit
Wednesday, Aug. 3
The Hertford Junior Chamber
of Commerce., in cooperation
with the American Red Cross,
will conduct a water safely
demonstration here next Wed
nesday, August 3. at 2 P. M. ,
The demonstration will t-iki;
nlai.f. ! iv, u , j-
the Hertford Municipal Building. Z truck and M "V1"
William J. McDonald rcprc- , ,a" ft,1C
scntative of the American B d : 7 T "f""5 8P"
C,,S, wi., be on hand to direct Vehicle.
and conduct the demonstration.
Heading up the Jnycee commit-1 The Ru'tns also plan to se
tee in chareo of ihr. :..,,.. Cl"' n'!,lcj' h"sc and other fire
ments is W. A. (Billy) White
The demonstration will ded
with all types of water safety
including Dersonal saf,.tv f,.'.-
waders, bathers and swimmers,
rescue devices, swimming skill
for boaters and operators of
outboard motor boats.
Also included on the program
will be a demonstration on life
saving practices to be followed
in case of water accidents.
In view of the vart interest
and enthusiasm locally in the
use of small boats in the Per
quimans River, the Junior Cham
her nf Pnmmpro fnt:ititti-ir I
nred ,n thP na. t f .h '
New Law Extends
Gl Loan Period
Two More Years
World War II veterans have
two years in which they can
apply for Veterans Administra
tion guaranteed home, farm and
business loans. This is the re
sult of a law signed by the
President on July 14, which ex
tends for two years the dead
line on this program, which had
been July 25. 1960. !
The same law extended for
two years the program of direct
loans for World War II and Ko
rea veterans living in designated
rural areas where guaranteed
GI loans are not obtainable from
local lending institutions.
The Treasury Department is
authorized by the new law to
advance a total of $150 million
in each of the next two years
for the direct loan program.
The new expiration date of Delegates to. the national Re
the guaranteed loan program 1 j publican Convention in Chicago
World War II veterans is July, this week, as was expected,
25, 1962. The direct loan pro- , named Vice President Richard M.
gram for both World W;ir II Nixon as the GOP candidate for
and Korea veterans will expire the Presidency.
hence. Korea veterans.
ever, will still have until Janu
ary 31, 1965. in which to apply
for GI -guaranteed loans.
tit u .. r ,
worm war u veterans since
tne beginning ot the tri loan
program with the GI Bill in
June, 1944, have had more than
five million loans guaranteed by
VA, for a total of approximately
$41 billion. Since direct loans
were first authorized in July,
1950, the VA has made 165,000
direct loans totaling $1 billion,1
three hundred million to World
War II and Korea veterans in
The GI loan
interest rate of
5 percent is unchanged by th
To Hold Revival
A series of revival meetings
will be held at Bethlehem
Christian Church beginning on
Monday night, August 1, and
continuing through Sunday
night, August 7. Services begin
promptly at 8 o'clock each
The visiting evangelist will be
David Davis, minister of Valley
Forge Christian Church of
Elizabethton, Tenn. The pastor
and congregation offer an invi
tation to all. The church : is lo
cated five miles from Hertford
on the Bethel road.
5 Cents Per Copj,
Two years of work and plan
ning for the establishment of a
volunteer fire department for
the Durants Neck ar;i.l of Per
quimans County reached a cli
max Monday night when the
Durants Neck Ruritan Club met
and voted to proceed immedi
ately with the conversion of a
surplus military truck into a
1.000 gallon fire truck which will
serve as a nuclei!;: around whih
the club will develop the volun
teer fire organization.
In the meeting Monday night
4U . 1 .
"'L'Mireis vuien in oor-
i'fS'htine equipment for the truck
Jusf !IS soon iiS clm bp dp"
tcrmlncd ,he '.VPC and size of
!t'Mipmcnt needed to fit the fix-
lures now on the vehicle. The
club members are constructing
the 1,000 water tank which is to
be mounted on the tnak 'chassis.
Speaking for the Ruritan
Club members. Dick Brewer said
actual forma i urn of the volunte er
department must await secure
ment of " detailed information
;and regulations governing such
'organizations but in the mean
time the Ruritan fire truck will
be Dh'iced in sorvicn tn all fh.
people of Ihe rountv It will h,
obtained the truck
a a donation
from .1. Emmett Winslow about
two years ago but .had been de
layed due to other projects from
fully developing the. community
fire fishting unit until the pres
ent timet j. .' ' "t ' ' ' y
Directors of the Durants Neck
Ruritan Club have had the pro
ject under serious consideration
for some time, behoving organiz
ation of vi community fire fight
ing group could ana will rmple- "
ment the Hertford Fire Depart
ment in aiding to save future 1
fire losses within the county.
Total costs of placing the truck,
in operating condition as a fire
fighting truck is .-'estimated.
about-$1,200. part of which the
Ruritan Club .hopes to secure
through contributions from the
Nixon As Nominee
Some bickering developed dur
ing the convention over the par
ty platform and this led some
delegates to start a draft move
ment for Barry Goldwater of
but Nixon had control
of the situation with sufficient
delegates to win the nomination
on the first ballot.
Differences between Nixnn
I and Governor Rockefeller of
New York were erased Tuesdav
and Rockefeller announced he
would support the nomination of
The platform pommittee conw
pleted its work Tuesday aftftr
imaking some changes in the
words used to speel out the GOP ,
position on civil rights and na
tional defense and Chicago rev
ports indicated - the platform
adoption by the convention was
a certainty without too much op
position being expressed by
some dissenting delegates.
Original plans for the conven
tion called for the nomination
of both the office of President
and Vice President on ' Wednes
day night but reports rom the
convention Tuesday stated Mr.
Nixon had proposed a delay in
the naming of the Vice Presi- :
dential candidate until Thursday,
The reports said Henry Cabot
Lodge; Ambassador to tf"'' ,
ed Nations, and Senator; -
of Kentucky appeared tc
front-runners for this hi 1