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lc:tf crQerquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, May 19, 1961.
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7 .AY X
. The Central Crar.'-'::' School
FTA meeting was -i'Ji Monday
night, May 1$, at thfe.l1iool au
ditorium with the president, Mrs.
Harold White, presiding. The
opening song was "America, The
reautul," , accompanied on the
piano by Mrs. Pauline Webb.
Mrs i White welcomed the
visitors present and Mrs. Tildon
Whltehurst read the secretary's
report which stood approved as
read, i .' -
George Baker announced .that
Mrs. Pauline Webb would be the
delegate- tb 1 the' PTA Institute
with Mrs Tildon Whitehurst as
- Mrs.1' White introduced Mrs.
Francis Monds,' North Carolina
PTA Coals Chairman, who spoke
briefly on the . main purpose of
the PTA being the welfare of
the children. Mrs. Monds read
the., "Objects of the 'PTA" and
asked ,the members to stand and
' pledge support to these , objects
and ' the new officers. ' Mrs.
- Monds installed the following of-;
fleers for the Central Grammar
School PTA; Mr and Mrs.
George Baker, president; Mr. and
Mrs. Tuck webb, vice president;
Mrs, Lewis ' StaDin sfcretar,'
and 'Mr.' and Mrs. TnWooV.Now-'
elL treasurer. )
j, ucoouia. -i fJli-" vv"t"'"i u ocpstwi w i weu as visning cooirs, ine pup
(Mrs. Harold Whitethanketf lis v annual" : businis Vhuwtintf. n. i invitaH tn aUonA -
her officers,, executive board arirfeieclpd',tiV Kth Haslcett as iU
standing, comnHtteesor ; their
support and help during the past
two years' Mrs. White (then
turned the President's Gavel
over to . the v new ptesidentd
Geprge Bakeh Mr., Baker thank
ed -everyone Tor the confidence
..i M . '-ariA.k
lV: knH AalrAfi th mmVn nr Mvfr'oVl eXti' CUrrioula activities. 8th
,i - wikku" ill mill aiiu ii ia yiiibci o
f ,'contjf s'-rortV ' ', ' 4cr4eV-pileMi!:v9iid vilMilMft
j, ' Tv ' ' " ""v 1.from Iff to 18. crediW Asrediire-
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j a. U U..it.
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. . noont.
Bible bythat TTA of Perquimans
County Central Grammar : .School
'ln loving memory of an out
standing . teacher, wbose leader
' ship was incentive to the. many
citizens of the county who came
. within her realm' of 'influence. '
' Clarencfr. "Chapell, 1 Sr spoke
on the. fine example Miss White.
" set for her , students and com-
miinity nd fie agked iter former
students present to at&nd.
Mrs. Thurman : KJddick anil
! Mrs. C. T. fcogerson, Jr, spoke
on, "Through 'the Yea,rs,r with
, Miss ' Margaret Mrs, Riddick
"pointed put Miss'' White's three
1 loves-rthose ' being Jier family,
. church and s"Jots. Mrs.. Re
ersoh showed f Ions that J.'s
Margiret'a slud$ntswore. through
her years at -teaching. ' . , .
; Mrs. E4wh) White. read letters
of .tribute fron(I"ss Margaret's
lnrT s' - -its add bla from
I'la Vvlv.: ..d's las; sever. grade
aa-j 'Clcss. This IIouse', :lu-her
fcorWr. - , ft ,Ejfi
TmV' room and audita-
. x v -7 decorated with- flor
fl ,j.Tient sent t Ce
sJ;o J ,ly members tof Miss
' ' y .'"IJiard '.T.rUI.:ord, C
r ' r f a frocry store x r
I i i n, rl Ii-ii-y r i
i i 1 Cj I .ilve-CIiOWan 1--3.
I l At " '3 '.dwi ? f n ill-a-t
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- A firm protest was registered)
zens Committee for . . Better
Schools against action which the
committee feels would be . a
backward step in the fight for
better Education.', for tomorrow's
citizen. ' In , a formal message to,
the 'Board of Education, accord
ing vtd Dr. Harold White, the
committee voiced its full sup
port for .he board's budget re
auestg' for the school vpr 1 AATu
Dr. White reported art its
meeting May . 13 the Better
Schools Committee heard figures
presented by Supt J. T. Biggers
showing the school needs now
being met by the special School
tax fund raised by a levy of 9
cents on each , $100 property
in the county. r Al-
though the voters of Perquimans First Methodist' Church, Thomas
County .authorized the - County "ville ""'-.-e r
Commissioners in 1958, to levy! Services will be conducted
ajWgh.as 30;cents per $100 val-'each' evening at 7 15 P. M. '
JJ1?1?."', Annually, ihe - current ! Special music will be present
JevV only 9 cents. ' ed by the choir of the church as
cnatcman'ana Mrs. ftusseU Bak-
er, as secretary-treasurer - Bv-
laws "were amended to provide
foielection 'of a vice chairman Two members, of he 1961 Pr
at the September meeting. j quimans High' School baseball
A general discussion was held team are listed on the Albemarle
aooui. tne semester system used
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oviiw m.uwu,,uie ue-einpn8u
Meeting And Elects Officials
The annual 1 meeting of the
Board. o Directors of the Pasquotank-Perquimans
ia Association was held Thurs
day night at the Agriculture
Building in Elizabeth City, An
drew J. Bailey, president, pre
sided. " ' . .
A report on the Health Edu
cation programs was given by
Mrs. E. O. fiaum, assisted, by
Mrs.' Duke Cropsey. ,
Mrs. David Fearing, .reporting
for the fise finding committee,
stabi that v 2,027 cheat X-rays
were made aj the. District Health
Department, and V 558 X-rays
macfe' hi Perqulmani .during 1960.
833 first graders were tubercu
lin ..tested, With positive fol
kwed;' 414 seoiors Vwere tuber
culin, tested, ' with 57 positive
Francis Griffin .reported for,
the Beliabilitation Committee and
pointed, .cut the many services
rendered the tuberculosis , pa
tints. Mr. Bailey stated the as
sociation had contributed, for
the past five years, to the Pam
lico Tuberculin Testing Program
ind 'also to the research study
for vaccine, being .conducted
in tie sanatorium system.:' iRo
tandj:,Gatt'htroduced the. prop
jrarti 'f which was based' on the
historical Arden House Confer
ence in Harriman, N. Y. This
inference was made up of na
tional , leaders in Public j Health j
sod runercuiosis Control to push
f r Hie (t'imkic'.Ion cf t-b
, " ,
jau-eu 1 .misroaucea s-t.
nr ' y 1 if irh .-.
j. -vid Fearirg cave the
t : r t 3 IT'm;r
i. 1'. ? f jUowi
- 7 J. .
1iVevs vho spq!te'on rarir rec- ,. ' ... " .. ' 1
, j.;h3 - An .international .conference
in"ei." in Csnava is attempt-
, v! 1 1 .b'e'v la Laos,; On
. V ' l ;L"f - , rt t "7 ,'T- ' T the l 'i envoy aJl4
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GULLIVER AND ASSISTANT-A little girl watches Harold Strouth teucttiiip andsia
turs town io Wimborne, Dorset, England. The town is big tourist attractioiK there.'
A Winfall Thiir1i
- r .
I Ep worth Methodist Church of
Winfall announces that revival
, seryjees will begin' Sunday, May
-21, and 'continue through May
26, with the Rev. O, N. Hutchin-
son. Jr.. as the cuest minister.
: Mr. Hutchinson is iastor of : the
' ' -
XWO UiaianS un ' '
Conference . all-star . team,, ac
a.. .t. i
'eina nt thft srhool
wraing 19 .jbv- wooaura, pnn -
- iaM Indiana! listed ,'as ll-stors
are Donald Chessonf catcher and
Other . new members ; to r the
Board: Mrs. W. Fa Dowdy, Mrs.
Lockwood Lasslter, Mrs. Marion
Swindell; Mrs. Mack Morrisette,
Jr., . Cader Harris and , Bobbie
President Kennedy this week
traveled to Canada on, the first
of several scheduled trips to
confer with Canadian . offficials
on world problems. He is ex-,
pected next to go to France for
talks with DeGaulle and. it . has.
bei reported the , President may
agree to a meeting with Khpush
chev. ...Washington reports atate
the President . will continue per
sonal diplomacy as followed by
previous . administrations rather
than return to the older system
of handling' foreign policy. '
A military junta claimed con
trol of South, Korea learly this
week following., coup Sunday
during which the" military group
claimed to have" captured con
trol of Korean communications
and government offices in Seoul
and. other: .cities. The Junta
claims Its -. desires to Improve
1 conditions,- inside Korea, and
! maintain strong ties with: the;
to cease supr - J
arms to rival
factions .in t'. 1 ration.
, T" -'atur
r " 1 te r
rt: cedar chests
1 girl ' graduates
C 'lmty schools
ly the W. M.
C -y, ac-
County Farmers Place 7,500
Acres Of Land In Corn Bank
Corn and grain sorghum grow)-
ers have until June 1 to sign up(
under the 1961 feed grain pro-
gram, L. L. Lane, chairman of
Perquimans County ASC Com-
mittpp : Raid tnHav. .. 1
The program provides , special j
payments to growers of thetwo j
crops who divert acreage" m
year from the production of corn
. . j,- 'v
serving use. Up to half the Aal
payment to be earned on, a farm "
K A i qA- if'!,,
farmer requests it.
eoun rtTSnheri gnedTgree- HertfOTd Baptist Church Will de
mh wtinf VL liver the baccalaureate sermon.
22 " a K frLf n The Rv. Frank Fortescue of the
gram. A, total of 7,500 acres or . . .. ...
land will be diverted from the P Charge Ipw the
F'uuul"1' ui, iirui, cus
acres of milo. Tttese
4i iiriAa fanrAoont R1 not nont Af
the farms in .Perquimans C ? tn& ' -
that Tantedt' corn or graih sorgvi Special music H1 hef Present
hum ih1950 and 1960, and 33 by a . sextet Vof senior girls
per cent of the acreage nbrmaUy' the PCHS Glee Club under
devoted to the production of the direction of Miss Carolinte
these two commodities. Advance I Wright. .. ..
payment,'-:'itotaliiig ..-$147,655.00, There are .sixty-two candi
which represents : approximately ( dates in line for the presenta
half of Jhe payments earned an tion.of. diplomas.. The valediq-the-
participating farms ' have tory will be giveri by Dianne
been made to producers;
While the program 1s volun
tary, corn and gram sorghum
nroHnrprs will not be elieible for
price support or any of their
1961 feed grain crops unless they
cooierate in the feed grain pro-
- The chairman reported that in
terest has been general through
out the county and he urged
farmers who nlan to Darticioate
in ,the program to file their ap
plication immediately. .
Eligible producers of oats in
North Carolina, will , have their I
1961 crop supported at the rate
ot 73 cents per bushel, accord-j0f Education, the District School
ing to George Bellmon, Per- Committee, John T. .i Biggers,
quintans- . County ASC office superintendent of , Perquimans
manager. i . County schools and" E. C. Wood-
.The rate is based on the na- principal, of PCHS, Will be
tional average support price of .eated on the stage for the
62 cents per bushel for oats graduating ' exercises. Clarence
grading number 3 or better. The; Chappell, chairman of the Board
1961-national verage support Gf Education, wili present the
price' of 62 cents per bushel is! diplomas.' :,;;
12 cents above he. 1960 rate. ., I. Gradwatian exercises for the
Accordmg to Bellmon, price
support will be carried out as in
prevjous . years .' through farm
and warehouse Stored loans and
purchase agreements, i Support
will be' Available from harvest
time tb$ough Juaiyi II. 1962.,
Loans will mature on February
28, 1962. i ' .
Bellmon further' cautioned
fTS808 .Counts farmers , tha
.the support- program on oats er
.vn any jpt thff thej; grains acta-:
$iy cannot, help farmers as they
should unless, they: can avail
themselves of approved storage
space for,, their production. He
further ; stated that if farmers
produced corn or grain sorghums
in 1959' or I960 or if they pro
duce corn ot grairC sorghums in
1S61 they must participate in
the 'lS81 feed grain program, in
order to be eligible for price
support on their oats as well as
th.r c:..t; grain sorghums, bar
ky -i rye.
PlcflC f iCffll rflT
tlulia I Ul
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Plans - are " being made , for
encement exercises to be
5eH l County High
ocnooi on ounaay ana, moiraay
I nights, June 4-5, at..; 8 o'clock.
aitu uie Dcueoicuuii
j lh t. Mark Hndcin will
. . . .
HollowelL the daughter of Mr,
and Mrs. R. L. HollowelL The
salutatory will be delivered by
Linda Bass, the daughter of J.
.S. Bass and the Tate Mrs. Bass.
j Carroll McDonnell, the daughter
of Mr;, and Mrs. H. W. Bright,
will present the . history hi the
class of 1961. - The program Will
begin with the invocation by
Hubert Burden, tne son 01 Mrs.
Ruth Burden. The benediction
by Phyllis Hendren, the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Hendren, will conclude the pro
gram. These speakers are the
top ranking students inv the
graduating class. '
Ed Nixon, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Preston Nixon, president of
the senior class, will present the
gift to the school. A number of
medals will be awarded to out-
Members of the' County Board
eighth" grade - will be held on
Tuesdax, June 6, at 9:30 A, M.
in the high, school auditorium..
C of t) Chairmen
To Make Reports H
Chairmen of the various cem-
mittees , ' of - the : Perquimans
Chamber of Commerce will meet
with the Chamber directors Fri-
day night of thii weekv begin-1
ning at t 7:30 o'clock .? In -ths
Chamber 'offices in the Munici-
pal. Building. " ,
Allan W. Mills, manager of
the Chamber of .Commerce, re-
quests, all committee ' chairmen
to come to the meeting prepared
mittee activities and also to re-J Commissioner Crane pointed
port, on future long and short out that the child labor law does
range projects. 1 , not apply to ; employment of
:-.'.- .. 'ii 1 1 ' youngsters lit domestic or farm
rrSTH Ar:::OVCEi:nrr , J work whn the child .works UP
1 , . . t- ' "-'' der the tllrectiun, of his, parent
T"r. and t'rs. "W. H. Pitt, JrH" ou guar-Lan. Young people of
County Tax Rate
1 v Faced : with' ; budget ' proposals,
whicK .if approved , would have
teejUired bL 1Z to '"14 6enu"irti
crease in' the county' tax . rate,
Perquimans County Commission
ers spent five hours in a special
meeting here last Friday night
considering and approving items
for the budet fqr the fiscal year
beginning next July 1. .,
The Commissioners, facing' a
required 18-cent hike in the tax
rate for the fiscal year starting
July 1, 1962, reached a conclur
sion they will endeavor to hold
I the coming tax, rate at the same L , "",
'$1.25 level' used for W.f'
i. i" it r-r?"' phanic, Navy Public Works Del
help fmance operation of a men- partmnt S j ,
tal:. health clinic in the amount!,.,. fi T WJV ,,
Hinic b .ratpH nr inn
.K,.,w.h. ::and bussed the situation with
:uV. I' ,1' ?:Z -T -
uua iicaiui auuwu
...5 .! thC BWrd durI
1" . ,
for increase , in salaries to a
number 'of county employees.
The Board expressed opinions
these increases could not be ap
proved without an increase in
the tax rate, and therefore the
revuests were voted down.
Budget proposals, submitted by
the Board of .Education were re
turned to that board, when it
appeared approval of the pro
posed items - would result in a
substantial increase in the tax
rate, with request the Board of
Education refigure its budget
to keep expenditures within a
total of- 33 eents tax levy, an
increase of , three cents over
(Continued on Page 6)
Rules On Summer Employment
State Labor Commissioner
Frank Crane is calling upm em-
ployers ' and parents of young
people' seeking summer jobs to
make sure the youngsters obtain
employment certificates before
going to work.
Crane said approximately
25,000 young people under 18 ob
tain employment certificates
from their local public welfare
superintendents each year before!
starting to work in North Caro
Depending upon the age and
legally permitted Working hours
and other conditions of employ
ment for- each job,
"We are most anxious to pre
vent violations of the state and
federal laws governing youth
employment," the Commissioner
stated. - ' "Our North Carolina
child labor law a model statute
and one of the best in the na
tion channels employment of
win not h nhvsicaaiv or morallv
detrimental to them.
"Our law is based upon the
assumption that youth needs
both work experience and pro
tection -from ' exploitation. It
prohibits hazardous- andmsuif
able types ' of ' employment but
leaves open to young people a
wide selectidn of approved and
suitable jobs." v v
Crane- cited the principal re
quirements of the N. C. child
labor law regarding summer va
cation, 'employment of youth as
follows: V:' I '' ' . 1 . 1
. For 14 and 15-year bWs: maxi
mum working time of 8 hours
iper day,' 6 days ' per week,, be
tween tjie' hoorsi6f T -A:'tt'imA
8,Pm M. vNotmoT tnan' S con
tinuous hours of work without a
lunch period- of at .- least 30
minutes Maximum legal work
week, 40 hours.. , ?J
For 16 and, 17-year olds: maxi-
mum working time tf HJiours
per day. 48 hours perweek, 8
days per week. Boys, between'
I A. M., and It midnight; girls,
e i.,er L.rth.any ee may work in domestic
1 jt.rs. , i , 1
"a of farm and torn?
t' e chl' 1 lebor law ucs
Varied Docket In
At Term Tuesday
Mad3 By Officials
On Sonic Booms
'Representatives of the Inves
tigation Section, Cherry Point,
N. C, were in Hertford Tues-
! Corps, conferred with a number
of . resldents Tuesday mormng,
May.V. N. Darden.
Plaints o should
ld wh Investigation Sec
Ui - t: J
tion, Cherry Point, when these
percussions occur since the mili
tary services are endeavoring to
reduce these- percussions to a
minimum, and pilots are sup
posed to be .operating planes off
shore whet) breaking the sound
Congressman Herbert C. Boir
ner, likewise, has announced
damages resulting from these oc
currences should be reported to
Cherry Point '
MASONS MEET TUESDAY
Perquimans Lodge No. 108,
A. F, &; A. M., will meet Tues
day night at 8 o'clock. All mem
bers are urged to attend.
Child lbor Law
I not permit gainful'' employment
jof young people under 14 in any
type of gainful employment.
The only exception to this rule
is that boys of 12. and 13 may
sell or deliver newspapers and
magazines' for not more than 10
hours per week.
The law places squarely upon
the employer the responsibility
for seeing to it that each young
person under 18 whom he em-
I ploys is properly certified, . said
! Crane. The- emnlover
"procure and keep an file" the
Indians Shut Out
ttenton Nine 5-0
Jimmy Hunter pitched the'
Perquimans Indians to a 5-0 vie- "cwvtues ana purposes or the
tory over the Edenton Aces hereClva Defense program and
last Friday to assure Perquim-;answer Questions concerning the
ans a berth in the Albemarle
Conference baseball play-offs. '
Hunter,; a freshman, fanned
10, walked one: and -hit .two,
gave up one hit The Indians
collected five hits off Roger,
son and Forehand, pitches for
the Aces. '
' The victory over Edenton
placed the Indians in the con
ference play-off against Scot
This "sudden-death" one game
play-off was played' in Scotland
Keck Monday afternoon, with the
Scots winning 5-4 in a 12-inning
:.; Chappell, and Hunter did the
'pitching for the Indians giving
;up tout1 runs in the' first. ' The
Indians came back to score one
run in the second arid ; three
more" in the fourth to. knot the
count -- Scotland ' Neck scored
one run in the 12th toUwin.
, Perquimans collected four runs
on six hits while Scotland Neck
scored five runs on eight hits.
Brady, pitching for the host
' team, fanned 18 Indians while
Hunter, who relieved Chappell
in the -first, struck out 17.
. . wscsMErrara -r
.First' Methodist. WSCS of
Hertford :wffl meet ' Manly
hiht, , May , 23, : ,st S o'clock tt
the; church. .Prior to the r
neetl.-j a rrarfr c"--"" 11
-Ii tt 7.:;.' I r.
are v-z"i ti r "
;fr, j'.'M! ''.' !'7,!i'tf -,,'., -::
, . lEightefif, , esses, tw(re .disposed
of , during . Tuesday's '.session of .
Perquimans r. Recorder's 'Court 1
which was .presided over by
Judge Chas. E. Johnson.
Prayer for Judgment was con- :
tinued. in the case in' which .
Carlton Stallings was charged
with improper use of dealer's ;' j
plates. . ' .
A verdict of 30 days' or costs :
of court was handed . down in -the
case in .which Bobby -Chap--''I
pell . was charged with- assaulting" ? '
Claude. Moore. The hearing was'
1 held ':; several- , months aeo but !
verdict postponed until Tues-'1 1
day's court term. . .. - f
Vernon-' Parker, ;Negrrfi plead-' :?
ed guilty to charges of driving1 f
witheut a license. He was on- " ?
Idered to pay a fine of $25 and- i
costs or serve-a 30-day sentence. ltr j
Bessie Holmes and Robert
Roulhac, Negroes, were found
guilty on charges of trespassing
and cohabitation. , Each was
given a six months sentence to
be suspended -upon payment of a
fine of $150 and costs. ' -t
Rduthac was also tried on
charges of improper parking and
improper lights, having failed to
appear in court previously . to
answer to these charges. He was
given 30 days on each count. ."
Submissions , ' accepted by the
court were listed as follows:
Bobby Slaytoni ; speeding, $21,''
Robert Caron, ' speeding, $25:
Ernest Hardy, Negro, no liabil
ity insurance,' costs; Jewel Bry
ant, failing to secure load prop-'
erly, "costs;" Erlie' Winslow, pos
session of 'non-tax paid uquor,
$10 and costs; Emanuel Miller,
Negro, expired chauffeur's r li
Dewey . Stallings. driving on
rwrpng:side of highway, costs;
Verlon Jones, Negro, driving an"
wrong . side of street, costs; Wil-'
Ham Dail, disposing of trash on
a bighwayr costs; Douglas Chap
pell, failing to .observe stop
sign, costs; Junius Ferebee, Ne
gro, improper passing, costs.
, An information - meeting on
operations of Civil Defense is
scheduled to be conducted in
the Court House in Hertford
next Monday night, May 22, be
ginning at 7:30 o clock it was
announced today by W. S. Long,
chairman of Civil Defense Com
mittee for Perquimans County, :
Mr.' Long stated Cot D, M.
Spivey, director of Area A, cov
ering some 22 counties in East
ern North Carolina, will be the
speaker for the meeting. ,
ol spivey will outline the
Long said representatives - of -
Cml Defense M
the .boards of county and town j''
commissioners,' j the lire depart- i t
ment and Red Cross have been --
invited to 'attend this .meeting ' '
and an invitation is also ex
tended" to civic ,or.gnizatjions, u
and otjtier Interestea' persons - 1
School Bus In
A Perquimans County schoql
bus and a "Marine Corps truck
iiuiu .vncrry rruun was bivoit-
ed In , slight accident Monday '.'
when, the vehicles attempted -to
pass on. the .brldee across Per-, .i. 1
quimana River, ... Officers, in vest- 4
gating ;tn-.accident sSW. the
truck exceeded the width llmlVi
and damages were to, the , rear -view
: -mirrors on; the two ye-.tfj,'
hides, i Glass from the mirrors.! ;
when, -struck, V flew through a:,
window ot the. school bus, strik. , '
ing some students, but the of- '
ficers reported no injuries. The ,
driver of the truck was cited to .
court. ion' charges of drivins; a",
truck exceeding the width limit, .
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