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FLIGHT CANCELE!TW stairway would lead any climber
to an unhappy landinf CrwfordsvMe, Ind. It Wat the last ;
Portion itandlna! of a faama tinder demolition.
Board Of Education Adopts
Code Of Policies To Guide J
Operation Of County Schools
t This: Week's
s Placing of a $200 million bond
issue on the market ihi week
paved the way for loristruction
work .to start, on the long-planned
bridge-tunnel! aarosa Chesa
peake Bay near the present, fer
ry route.! Construction f& ex
: pected to take about threeyeara
is expected trf WreasedL..T1!!" v"?.!.0""
b Tin umwi' mmniaiRn rna uminri
inrffi. intJh ,T!d.llfS'MiW
"I i.l:lic -J'UL : "uimans itoara or auoanon ior
wuyuw "V" --1the
A Russian . proposal fof aiUN
disarmament- meeting1 taking the
place of similar conference in-
Geneva. met withj a chUly, recep
tion in Washington. , The State
Depaftment announced Premier
Khrushchev can atte'nd'the UN
conference if he desires but in
dicated President 'Eisenhower
would not be present -
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Reports from Cuba' stale Fidel
- Castro may . atep down' as pre
. miet 'due .to illness artd turn .the
Cuban government , over i to - his
brother "Raijl , Cstro. , The
yojuiger Castro recently return
ed! -frpra a visit to Russia where,
according -to :U., "S. ' reports, "h
sought increased aid for Cuba. - ;
Presidential nominees John F.
Kennedy and Richard tt. Nix
on have conducted a series' of
planning conferences , this past
week. ; drawing i up, schedules . for,
the political campaigns expected
to get under wavv immediately.'
In the ' past, campaigns have
started about September J. However,'-
Nixon's early , start k
likely to result in Kennedy step?
ping-up his plans, , . ,
Congress" will reconvene next
week' to completei its work tem
porarily halted by the .national
v conventions. ' Sonje reports ay
efforts, will be made to turn 'the
session into political advantages
to both parties' but this appears
improbable since . most of the
Congressmen will be anxious to
adjjourn by . September 1, so
each can , take part in active
campaigns for re-election." ; -
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A fish fry is scheduled as one
of the outstanding events for the
Perquimans County Farm iFes
f tival an August 9. The supper
will be served from 8 to 7 P. M.
on the high school baseball park.1
Ticket -must be pu.J .cj.
advance and - can be obtained
from Iloine (Demonstration Club
menr." and civic blub mem
bers., - ..- ... ' ' ' ,
fry will f've tlie peo-
f r f
r 1 1.
Members of the Perquimans
Board of Education held their
August meeting Monday night
in the office of the superintend
ent . of . schools, , considering a
Varied agenda which included
discussions on adoption of a code
of policy for. operating county
schools and thj special bond
election' coming , up November
The superintendent was, au
thorized to secure cost prices
for-installation of a light pole
f on- Memorial Field, to replace one
bast ten vears.- These, were
I cataloged according, tq depart
tmenta and reaffirmed as policies
I to be followed by the present
I board. - 1
A new policy entitled Protec-
ot. School Time for a Qual:
ity Curriculum was also adopt
ed during the meeting. 1 This
policyiwill be enacted during the
coming:. two to three -years for
the purpose of . clarifying the
program of study of . the school
to 'encourage the best utilization
of .time devoted to instruction.'
'' Basically, this policy calls for.
extra curricula activities . to be
practiced oand "performed after
regular class room hours, and is
very similar to a policy recom
mended by the State Board of
Education. i',: t-v-; '
' It was announced during' the
meeting a vacancy stili-exists in
the 8th grade tlass at Perquim
ans High. School, Ind , the super
intendent " "reported.' efforts are
being made hov to. iill this po
sition. . '. '7 , ,
The Board ' also v Voiced ap-.
proval Of a-reactivation'' of the
Better ' Schools Committee to
lend assistance in the approach
ing school bond election in ori
enting' the public with tha pre
posed school program. '
Mrsl Ann Bell NeW .
; On recommendations - of the
State Extension Service, Com
missioners, for Perquimans CouA
ty on ' Monday .employed Jr.
Ann Bell as assistant home agent
for this county, a position left
vacant by the promotion of Miss
Ila Gray , Mcllwean to : succeed
Mrs. Paige Uhderwood. - ,
, Mrs.- Bell is a native of South
Carolina, a graduate ' of Win
throp College. , She has had pre
vious employment with the N. C.
Extension Service and - for the
past two ' years . has been 'em
ployed at the tost Colony. She
and her husband,- who is em-
-t .1 . it . r A i a
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c:::tt2d rr.CM list -
Omitted, in last week's Story
concerr'-g the plans and activi
ties frt 1" Er-nc--'ration
C ' f f Far. i I c aval,!
v" s f ' . booih"' to be
s , t' Ucl a C .l:her
C! ',. Z 1 ; instrumf-fs and
" . d1 i !,h
Hertford. Perquimans County, Ncith
' I' 1 - . :, .i ' " 'I, .
i Committees' from Perquimans
and Chowan counties, set up for
the purpose of securing expand
ed telephone service' within the
area, met here late last week
with Marian " Shuffler, field
manager of the Rural Electrifi
cation Authority, and reviewed
the progress of the;;, action toj
oaie. , . : . . . , ,(
Composing v.the ; Perquimans
County committee are N. ' S.
Fulford, Mrs. John - Hurdle,
Charles E. White, Sry R. L. Spi
vey, Mrs. John Newby Winslow,
Jarvis Winslow," Emerson Asbell.
R. M. Thompson and Charlie
Overman, county agents in Per
quimans and Chowan were pres
ent for the meeting.
Shuffler reported on a survey
of J i 'telephone service . among
those in Perquimans and Cho
wan that1 do not have such ser
vice. Better service for those
who have telephones was also
The two county committee
agreed to push every legal means
to acquire an expanded service,
and suggested meeting with of-1
ficials of the Norfolk Si Caro-'to
lina Telephone & Telegraph
Company on the problem.
The committees agreed that it
would be best for those desiring
telephones to make a formal ap
plication for the telephones.
This was requested, in -letters
sent 376 people of the two coun
ties that have asked for phones
through a survey conducted by
Shuffler and the county com
mittees, i ' 1 .
Locd Girl Scats
July was !Tirst? B1B,da Cele:
ftwHeHford- : Girt
Scouts, as theyv commemorated
the completion of the first "year
of their redrgahization which "oe
cuned in July of 1959. The 12
girls of the . two patrols and
their adult leaders began their
observance with' the July 26th
meeting when Mrs. J. E. Newby,
one of the adult leaders, brought
cupcakes with one candle each.
The following day the group left
foe a .two-day beach trip.
For the beach trip they were
guests in the cottages of Mr. and
Mr. J. L. Harris and Mr. and
Mrs, Z. A. Harris at Kitty Hawk.
The! two, days were planned to
include not only swimming and
sun bathing, but : some touring.
The ; ; group visited the new
Wright Museum and the Wright
Memorial. On Thursday : they
went to Oregon Inlet to see the
fishing boats and also included
a Hde on the Inlet Ferry. Prior
to, the Oregon Inlet trip part of
the girls ventured to climb
Jockey's' Ridge in the early
morning hours. ' "
The rest of Thursday morning
liwas spent at Coquina Beach and
picnic lunch was eaten there.
One f the evening meals was a
cook-out . on the beach, at the
Harrjs cottages, where the girls
were called upon to demonstrate
their ability in fire-making and
1 dutdoor cooking.- The cook-out
with camp firs and devotional
before retiring. , , . - ; '
' Those making the beach trip
Were: From atrol I, Evelyn
Tarkington, Carolyn Ann White,
Mary Lee Newby, 'Mary Barbee,
Lou Vickers and "Beth Auman.
From Patrol II were Pam Perry,
Jo Frances Perry Becky Lou
Owen, Beth Harris, Nita Nixon
and Pat Long. Others included
in the party were Rose Auman,
Mrs. J. A. Auman, Mrs. Marshall
Owen, Mrs! X L. Harris and Mr.J
and Mrs. G. W. Barbee.
"Favorite comment on the jre
turn home was: "Boy, if it is
this much fun to be one year old
as Scoiits, what will it be as we
get still olderf ' ,". , ' ,
Oak Grove Church 1 1
to Holl Revivd
The Oak Grove v Methodist
Church announces, ' revival ser
vices beginning" August' 7 and
continuing thror 'l A;- t 1"5,
each nij;ht at 8 ' " X r.
e ucsr w-eaker : i ; j I . . J.
Fant r.aele, - r tf I ;
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At Term Tuesday
A varied docket of 16 cases
was disposed of -during Tues
day's term of Perquimans ' Re
corder's Court,' presided over by
Judge Chas. E. Johnson.
William Berger , submitted to
a charge of speeding and paid a
fine of $25. ..,, : .
Costs of court were taxed
against Carl Womble on a
charge, of using improper reg
istration, v ' ... .;
Vernon Rose paid the costs of
court . after submitting . to . a
charge of improper passing.;'
Joe Walker. Neero. Pleaded
guilty to a : charee of reckless
! driving and paid a fine of $25
I and court costs,
Harold Whaley pleaded guilty
charges of usine imoroBer
state license and having .no lia
bility insurance. He was order
ed to pay. a fine of $75 and
costs, or serve 30 days in Jail.
Loraine Hughes, Negro, .' paid
the court costs after pleading
J guilty to a charge of larceny.
James Yearout .was taxed
with the court costs on a charge
ofvirivihg on the wrong side of
a highway. ,
Joseph Elliott pleadeid guilty
to chages of reckless driving, ex
ceeding a safe speed and driv
ing on the left side of the street.
I He was ordered to pay a fine of
$50 and cosi -; ' ;5
Robert Keys, . - Negro, charged
with driving without a license
and failing to - observe a ; stop
ugnt,, pieaaea guilty ana ne waa-.
ordered to paya fine of $35 aha I
costs or serve a 30-day sen
tence. ' ': '
"A fine of . $2 and costs were
levied against Dora Mercer, who
pleaded guilty to being drunk.
George Welch, Negro, entered
a . plea of guilty to charges of
larceny. He was given a 60-day''
sentence, suspended upon pay
ment of a fine of $50 and costs.
. James Lowe, ' Jr., , Negro, was
sentenced to the roads for 60
days after he pleaded guilty to a
charge- of. driving without a li
cense. A bond posted for Henry
Gordon, Negro, was ordered for
feited when he failed to appear
in court to answer to charges of
reckless driving and driving on
the wrong side of a highway.
Thomas and Pearline Riddkk, ,
Negroes, were released ' from
custody after" the court had
reprimanded the Negro woman
for frivolous prosecution of her
husband on charges of assault
Forty-eight Perquimans Coun
ty school . students have com
pleted a course ' in driver's
training education as sponsored
by the. If. 'C. Department of
Ppblic Instruction, it was an
nounced this-week by J. T. Big
gers, school superintendent.
The program, started on June
6 under ; the direction of Ike
Perry at . Perquimans High
School and W. R. Privott at
Perquimans Union School, and
closed on July 29. Twenty-four
students at''' each School were
enroUed' in the courss.
Upon, completion of the classf r
each student was presented whh
a certificate-' 'certifying "'comple
tion of the,cours$ as prescribed
by the atate agency.
Approximately $3,800 was al
located to Perauimana County
during this fiscal year to finance
ing from the $1.00 fee charged
eacn, moiorisr purenBsmg ve- - Red CroM ha8 announced
hide license. t .'it Js . expanding the blood pro-
omer iraimng m
Mr. Biggers said. wiU be
opened again next June.
of 1 t'Vabeth" City"
t' " ef a (fiu Men
Carolina, Friday, Aujust 5, 1960.
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i s , ,y, 'mmwmmm
SPRAY ONE FOR ME Raising a miniature tidal wave, Skip
Gilkarson skims along the ski lanes of Cypress Gardens, Fla
Union; School Patrons Open
Drive For $10,000 To Install
Iights For Athletic Field
North Carolina State 4-H Club
Week July 25-30 was attended
by many Perquimans County 4-H
Club delegates. -Over 1,300 boys
and- girls - represented North
Carolina's 4-H Clubs at the
meeting - which , was held at
State College in Raleigh.
Classes were taught by out
standing people in record keep
ing,', family relations, vocations
and the local 4-H Club meetings.
Special classes in recreation were
attended by; Beth Hurdle, Fred-
die and FrancisVomoj-
Raye Stanton attended a song
leadership class led by Miss Bob
, Demonstrations were present
ed by "district winners in the
state contests. , . : ' '
. Janice , Raye . Stanton repre
sented the; county and district
n the dress revue held on Wed
; Carolyn Faye ; Rogerson . and
Vernon Winslow were selected
In the blue riltlxm group in the
state.. bealth pageant. Tbey.were
chosen because of. their out
standing records in health im
provement, . Carroll McDonnell, one of the
most outstanding 4-H'ers ". in
North Carolina, was tapped into
the Honor Club on Tuesday
night.: This is the highest hon
or that can come to a 4-H Club
member. Carroll was also a
page, at the night meetings
throughout the week.
- The judging team judged on
Monday morning and made a
good showing in the, contest.
Members of the team were Ed
Nixon; Tommy Harrell, : Vernon
Winslow, Gene' Nixon. V, ' -Mr.
and Mrs. C. T. Rogerson,
Jr., represented ' the 4-H adult
leaders. They attended a spe
cial luncheon and class for adult
Other delegates v were Ann
Benton and Rachel Spivey.v
Richard iBryant, assistant agri
cultural agent, and Ha Grey Mc
Ilwean home economics agent,
accompanied the group to Ra
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Appeals To Doctors :
The, Blood Committee of the
Perquimans Red Cross Chapter,
headed by Tannage - Rose, Jr.,
today -reminded county r citizens
the Red Cross bloodmobile will
visit Hertford on Monday, Aug
ust 22, and, the committee urges'
all residents to support this pro
gram by turning put as ; blood
donors. . The quota for this visit
Wiill'be' 100 nints- of. blood. ; r
The unit headquarters will be
set i up
noon until 6
D"vin -iu-tl-, fa-
J Virgin Islands. A new research
laboratory is also . to be, opened
in Los Angeles late this fall. -
: Eir.l.I ANNOUNCrMSNT '
Tri to Mr.' and Mrs. Cecil
? a divhter,, July
-an -v . .I;-w? ,t,
Negro citizens of Perquimans
County announce the launching
of a $10,000 drjve, fpr the pur
pose of installing field lights,
bleachers and a fence for the
present athletic field at Uie Per
quimans County Union School.
A . group lof citizens have or
ganized a county-wide campaign
in an effort to' raise this monev.
jivciy eiuuu in rerquimans
7 - , 1 . .
County will he approached be
ginning Monday, August 1, and
asked for one dollar. All soli
citors will be identified by a
printed yellow badge and are in
structed to give receipts for all
George James, Jr., of Hertford
is chairman, of .this project, as
sisted by James Turner of New
Hope and Roy Riddick of win.
fe as C0.ehailTOaa Area chair.
JaniCe.mpn r ua follrkMra M-e Clt'r-
aldme Wiggins, .'. Winall; W. C.
Strowd, Hertford; Mrs. Armecia
Moore, Wopdville; James Turner,
New Hope; Mrs. Lillie JVI. Jor
dan, Oak Hill; William Skinner,
Willow Branch; Willie Mallory,
Leigh's Temple; ' L. D. Turner.
Chapanoke; Odell Hurdle, Rid
dick Grove and Nicanor; Miss
Doris Frierson, Winslow Grove:
James Newby, Belvidere; Mrs.
Otis Newby," Bethel; Mrs. Earn
estine Felton1, Chinquapin, and
William Harrell, Burgess.
In announcing, this fund drive
the committee said: '
"A Contribution of one dollar
each from the masses of the peo
ple of Perquimans County will
make this project a reality.
"Because of the increasing re
sponsibilities and regulations to
come, tne student must spend
his time in the classroom if he
is expected, to meet the chal
lenge of to'day's world and be
come a contributing citizen, men
tally, physically ' and morally.
"Making this, project, a reality
will provide year-round recrea
tional opportunities ; . for both
youth and adults.
"The Negro citizens of Per
quimans County are challenging
this county-wide project because
it is felt that all citizens realize
the strong ties that bind their
present good relationship and
the necessity of having the op
portunity to : promote and in
crease a stronger relationship."
CH Baptist Church
Revival ; services- will begin
at the. Center Hill Baptist
Church on Sunday, August 7, and
continue through August 14, it
was announced by 'the "pastor,
the Rev. Henry V. Napier. The
guest preacher for. ,Jthis revival
will be the Rev, L. C. Chand
ler of Lumberton, former pastor
at Center HilL - . .
Special ' music ,. will be pre
sented prior to each service
which will be held ach evening
beginning at 8 o'clock -and the
public is invited ti attend the
Mt. Sinai Church
Revival services will begin
Sunday evening, August 7, at 8
o'clock at Mf " Sinai Baptist
Church with th pastor, .the Rev.
James ( Laytoiy bringing '. the
messages. . Special music is
planned, . Services will ; continue I
mgmiy, enaing aitne ii ociocK.cate and a leader In the field
worahtp hour on Boaiay-roornof Chri!tl. THaW TAuc-tim
ikll Aurst irhT" .
Adopted By Board
Miss Jean Edwards I
Becomes Bride Of
Gordon B. Fearing
I he Wedding of Miss Carol
iicau uuwarus a n n nrnnn
r... EJ I . y .
n,.arlf . . , aaucation nas designated as es-
Biadford Fearing was solemn.z- semjal for Uon of
ed Sunday jn the Hertford Bap- nine monlhg ' within per.
tist Church . ' ouimans County.
The bride is the daughter of ,, , .
Mr. and Mrs. Acv Houston Ed-1 The ,esolu,K,n as adopted Mon-
wards and the bridegroom Ls the day 8lves notice of 0,9 intsn"
son of Mrs. David Whitehursf ,!uns "tJthe board o queit
Fearing of Elizabeth City and ,he. bond elect,on and another
the late Mr. Fearint; no,,ce 18 hcreby Sven that a
The ceremony was' performed PUbllC hearing on the mattcr wU1
by the Rev. Norman B. Hanishe inducted by the Board at
and -murfc was presented by,11 lmec,m on Tuesday, Sep
Mrs. Charles Johnson, organist, teml,l,,' b-
and Mrs. R. S. Monds, soloist. Another matter concerning
The bride, given in marriage' improvement of county property
by her father, wore a sown ofwas Plated before the commis
taffeta and ehantillv lace. Her aioners wlien Harry Barkley,
veil of French illusion was at
tached to a tiara or" seed pearls
and she carried a cascade bou
quet of gardening and stepha
notis. Mrs. Paul Matt Mathews oi
Hampton, Va sister of the
bride, was matron of honor.
Her ballerina length gown was
of fern green silk organza and
, ... . .v v. vcio .mi. . luiri
carnatiolis, and wore a
crown of fern gieen adorned
with seed pearls and a circular
The other attendants were
Mrs. Harry Duft of New York
City, Miss Polly Stroud of Kin
ston. Miss Letitia Blount of
Elizabeth City and Miss. Jean-
champagne dresses and match -
'.ng crowns and carried cas
cades of violet carnations.
The bridegroonrt's uncle, Dan
B. Fearini of Elizabeth C.itv I
was best man. Lucicn Morri
sette of Elizabeth City, Carlton
Gilliam of Windsor, cousins of
the bridegroom,.- Macon Nixon
f Elizabeth City and Julian A.
White of Norfolk, Va., were
A reception was given by the
iride's parents following the
marriage in the social hall of
Mrs. Fearing, a former Caro
lina candidate tor Miss Uni
verse, attended Meredith Cnl
ege and : lived in New York
fittr loaf VflQr "Mr Vnn.inr, ,.ma
graduated from Campbell C?JJnZ2Z
lege in 1959 where he was pres
dent of the student body. He
is now a student at the Univer-
sity of North Carolina. The
couple will make their home
Members of the Perquimans'
County FFA Youths
FFA Chapter are enjoying them-i 90, died Wednesday aftenoon at
selves this week at the FFA1 3:00 at his home on Route 1,
Camp at White Lake, N. C. All. following an illness of about
the boys will take part in the' four months. A native and life
following sports: Softball, ping' long resident of Perquimans
oong. shuffle board, checkers, County, he was a retired farm-
horseshoes, water ball, volley
ball, basketball, track and swim-
ming events. All sports
played according to
rules. A stunt night.
concludes the program for the
week. Boys will arrive in
Hertford Saturday, August 6,
around 2:30 P. V..
Boys attending camp are:
Wade Morgan Wayne Winslow,
Billy Riddick, - Larry Winslow,
Larry Stallings, Billy Winslow,
Floyd Mathews,' Reed Mathews,
Philip Lane, Tommy Swayne,
Jerry Whed&ee Pete Ward, Jimmy-Kir
by and Walter Banks.
Accompanying the boysi are
Mr. and Mrs. Joe L. Tunnell and
rr. Cecil Robbins
To Preach Sunday-
Guest preacher at the Hert
ford Methodist Church next
Sunday, August T, will be Dr.
Cecil. Robbins, president of
Louisburg College) ' who will be
substituting tor the Rev. James
A. Auman now qn a world tour.1
Dr. Robbing is a former edi
tor1 of (the Nv C. Christian Advo
la' w c, Cnnlaranoe. .
6 Cents Per Copy.
Commissioners for Perquimans
County, meeting here last Mon-
Jdn ln. rular t1 adpted
?tis resolution to start the machin
ery in motion for holding a spe-'
cial bond election on November
8, lor the purpose of securing
authority for the issuance of
; $265,000 in school bonds for three
projects which the Board of
n . . . .
State Inspector of Correctional
Institutions, advised the Board
the Perquimans County jail is
in need of major repairs or re
placement. Barkley pointed out
the present condition of the jail
fails to meet state requirements'
and he requested a meeting with
the County Commissioners at a
later date to discuss these im
provements. Due to the Labor Day holiday
falling at Monday, September S,
the Board voted to hold its
September meeting on Tuesday,
September in its regular
By action , of the Board, Mi'4.
Blanche E.JKanoy was reap
pointed as collector of delin-;
quent personal property taxes
! f!la Pe one V
I Rv motion dulv adnnted. th
(Board authorized the sale , ot the
New Hope Community" "House"
property to the Durants Neck
,Ruritan Club for the sum of
S1II0. The sale Ls conditional
upon the, provision the property
shall revert to Perquimans Coun
ty in the event the club ceases
j W. Jarvis Ward, chairman of
1 the Board of Elections, appeared
before -the Commissioners and
discussed the possibility of hold- .
.ing a re-registration of voters
I prior, to the general election in
i.November. Due to previous
plans for holding the special
bond election in connection with
the general election it was ajgread
ne the new
registration until the next prim
ary election in 1962.
I The Board also authorized the
cleaning up of the county ceme
tery land, located on U. S. 17
north of Hertford.
Benjamin J. Thach
Benjamin James thach. age
er and a member of the Bethel
Baptist Church. . He was the
son of the .late James and Mar-
tha Mansfield Thach and hus-
Friday,band of Mrs. Essie Lane Thach.
Survivors 'besides his wife are
two ..: daughters, Mrs. Louise
Howell of Edenton, Route 3, and
Mrs. Martha Howell of Camden
County, N. C; two sons, James
B. Thach of Route 2, Hertford
and Harry Thach of Route 1; 13
grandchildren and 5 great
grandchildren. " -i
The body was removed to
the Swindell Funeral Home
pending ' completion , of funeral
Retail Sales' In ,
County Qimbing i
Retail sales in Perquimans
County are showing some im
provement, according to a re
port released . by , . the North -Carolina
: MerChanta Association '
thi mst week. : I 4 - J -:
Sales tax collecyons in Per
ouimans -County - "amounted to -$7,248
during; thq month of Maj -.
as compared! to J ? IZ during
the precede-? r-r,! ,h cf ApiiK
Total sale, t ,r.
ing May ! . ,
197 ' as t