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$ .Perquimans - County " 'school!
tudento, totaling 2,302 enrolled
5m. n1nsps for ' the 1961-62 term!
t .v . . ,i
,n the open.ngday last Friday.
, was announced py y. 1. nig--
fifcrs, school superintendent. '
' i) tyhe enrollment figures were
11 sllhtiy under ones for last year
. bd the superintendent believes
' thei final enrollment will make ,
lasyear. w . ; " .
Students attending school Fri-
daj& did so ior the purpose of
,t0kt-ki-inrt fnv .: ,la.Qlma .: nnvintf
boog-and other fees and pre-
parol for 'first full day schedule)
; whil nn T,.MHv
rfthB itl 2309. t:.HWs Pn-'at
rollej Friday, 1,200 were listed
t fk. wn Npcrm .hnnis h
. 1,402 '.listed at the white schools.
Comparing -enrollment , figures
With last year, Perquimans High
lost one pupil, Hertford Gram
- mar fechool lost six pupils, Ce'n-
- tral" Grammar School gained
fourteen ' pupils, King - Street
School gained thirty and Per
quimans ynion School . lost
thirty , !
: Thel1 enrollment fisures for the' '
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' v f . 1960
Perquimans H. S 428
Hertford Gramiriar ....255
Central Grammar' 413
King Street ... ......408
' Perquimans Union ...892
i Total enrollment for last veir
for trie five schools was 2,390
students. ; This year's enrollment
of 2,302 show a, decrease of 88;
studerjts. ' Enrollment this week
will more than likely bring the
total -tip to about the s'ame as i
last year's enrollment. ( ' - j
:). Afv-hrdine to Mr. Bickers.- the
opening of scho61s was off to a
smooth start Mhen' the full class
eduies .beginr- Tutsaay:
Dr., Deane,.Schaffer wiH.belmpst all parts of th county.
guest; speaker for the Hertford
Baptist revival, which begins on
Sunday, September . 10, and con
tinues ' through Sunday -evening
on September. 17. ' "
iDr Schaffer received his B.D.
and "Th.D. degrees from" South-
ejn ' Baptist Theological Semin-
ary In Louisville, Kentucky. He
served as' pastor in Lexington,
Kentucky, prior to his ibecoming
i imKwf Tlumlrtvtf nt rnfepr:
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College in 'South Carolina. -
tR. S. Monds will be soloist;
each evening and additional mu-!
sic will be supplied by ' the; . ' ' "J." ' "T -
hurch choirs. A.E.M. Corporation
The pastor, the Rev. Norman j jyeetg September 23
9. Harris, will deliver the mesj , : i .., ,
ifges dn Stindy, September 10,' Members of the Albemarle
Mid Dr. Schaffer will speak on Electric Membership Corporation
Hlonday, September 11, ithrough .will gather in Hertford on Sat
Sunday,. September 17. " I urday, September 23, for their
: The services will, be held at annual 'meeting and election of
7:5 o'clock eath evening except - directors for the corporation open their 1961 football . sea
onl Sundays when the service I during r the; coming year, it is son Friday .night 'against 1 the
wiH beheld at .7:30 o'clock. The
1 public . is invited to attend.
ASC Farmer Committeemen
El cctioti ' Scheduled Sept. 1 J
On i Monday, . September - 11,
ypu and ) your neighbors will be
electing the- ASC farmer com
mitteemen who in 1962 will be
responsible., for, the local admin
istration of such national farm
programs as the Soil Bank" Pro
Era m; the . Agricultural Con
srrvation, Program, Price Supr
ports, Acreage Allotments, Mar
keting Quotas, Storage Facility
Loar.s, Mhe . Feed Grain Pro
gram and others.
, It is these men who will see
to it that such Rational programs'
are properly adapted 'to condl
t' ps in. Perquimans County and
to your farm, and it is the back
l -und and experience of these
8rae" men that will be mingled
v that of the 135 thousand
J Jmerc-'-1, i in
United s ii
1 cf a-y x'n fr
10 KM I
Skip MattheWS Oil
N. C State Squad
. . -i sf
1 ' Hazel (Skip) Matthews, former
L, standout at
Perquimans County High School,
turned out September 1 as
North Carolina State College
Coach Earle Edward' began
candiPdates . y , , .
. . , . , B1. ii
finished stronelv last season tc
letter as guard. His good speed
for a Un win t- him into
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a j0t of play during the ltftu
. ' . ,
- SklP w , All-Eastern honors
Perquimans County High at
the tackle1, position: He also
wen au-conterence , nonors
Residents of Hertford and
Perquimans County felt the ef-
fects of their first hurricane type
weather ; of the "Hurricane, Sea-
spn" " late Sunday afternoon
. when ; heavy , rains atid strong
jwjnds with some hail passed
.through the county .v i,'
Although no severe damage
was done most of the county
received the wind and rain,
.Tree , limbs and debris was left
following the storm, littering
most every section.
. 'Most o the residents were
busy Monday morning using
their -"Labor Day holiday" to
labor and clean their yards, and
" the streets oltpe fee imtos ana
; Hail s -large as , golf balls
was reported to have fallen in
some sections of the county. ,
- 'J.,. D. Coston, manager of Albemarle-
Corporation, reported damages
Falling trees knocked out
electric lines and caused power
failures at Durants , Neck, ' Har
vey Point, the Sound Bridge road
and' at Belcross. . Most of the
' damage was as a result of High
winds, - lightning
I Albemarle Electric service men
Vorked around the clock follow-
.ing the Sunday afternoon storm
Tiip, rUarinir 4h
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troubles on the lines arid causing
very little delay in service in
announced by A. T. Lane, presi -
1 dent of the- organization, -
for the "truly
velopment and operation of your
farm programs, t '
-.You participate by helping to
elect' your ' committeemen, by
keeping them informed of . the
problems facing your and ' your
community and by giving them
your ull support and coopera
tion in their job cf program for
mulation and administration. ' '
: The County Convention-: at
which elected delegates will elect
County -, Committeemen will be
held on September 21, 1961.
You .will be eligible to vote for
your Community Committeemen,
alternates and delegates if you
have an interest as owner, oper-
ator. (tenant or sharecropper in
farm that is participating or is
eligible to participate in. any
program administered during the '
current calendar year through
r ACC3 County Office.- '
1 1 a-e some r 'y im-'
: it Jxinlons to be made in'
?-r ,.-y of the i will, affect
.ne h ; to m;iVe
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"Hertford, Perquimans County, North
SANDBAGS FOR SAFETY The nuclear scientist who designed this ''poorman's fallout
shelter," says that it will provide protecton from fallout.. The ?30 dwelling, which was
modeled after a British World War II shelter, had its first showing in Storrs, Conn.
Recorder s Court
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i Pprnuimani Remirder's Court Revival Services
convened here Tuesday, with a
docket - of fifteen cases being
disposed of during 1 the session
before Judge Charles Hi John-
Sentences of 30 days each,
suspended upon payment of a
line ol zo.uu antt court costs
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each was meted Link O'Neal
and ' Clyde Nixon, Negroes,
found guilty on charges of as -
sault with a' deadly , weapon.
John Floyd Matthews, charged
with speeding submitted and
paid court costs, s
Henry Howard Hegel, Jr.,
charged with 'speeding, paid
fine of $13.25 and: court costs.
Wayne Lee Baughman and
T TUs -T, ,.,p
each fined $5.25 and taxed with
costs on speedinr charge
-' James -AloiMa ' Spruill v was'
taxed with court costs for
speeding in townv I
, John Wilson Gayiord paid the
court costs for exceeding the the ; first five months -of 1961, hazards but often raises com-
height. limit. . i were 10 per cent higher thantpaints from neighbors.
Hollis James Miller, , charged the same period in 1960. The public health laws of
with . improper; registration paid ,.This yai.,g figure M estrmat-'North Carolina require every
court .costs. .:,,...-); ed at $193,794,000, compared to residence located within a mile
William Edward. Skinner was $175,181,000 for the first five oi another residence, place of
taxed .with court, costs v for op- montns of mo Bays Dr Chas. business or public assembly to
erating av vehicle on the wrong Pugn speciaiist in agricultural) be provided with either an ap
side of the highway, . policy for the State College Ag- proved privy; septic tank or
ames. winiora Jones, cnargea
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.; jesse, j.enKins ana evi xve-
veil were taxed with court
cests for being drunk on the
streets 01 nerttora. , , .
I Frank Ivy, charged with be-
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given a 30 day sentence to be
suspended upon payment of the
Eliz. City Friday
The Perquimans Indians wi
- Elizabeth City Yellow Jackets,
Coach Ike Perry : is anticipat
ing a good show by - his : boy
whp nave . Deen pracucing ior
the past three weeks. .
No doubt the Yellow, Jackets
will be out for blood since .the
Indians defeated them for the
past two years. v ' ' .
Local Barber Shop
A change in ownership has
been announced for the Jordan
Barber . Shop' in Hertford, W.
B. (Bill) Jordan, lohal barber for
the past 34 years, sold his busi
ness to Gerald W. ' Blanchard,
who had been associated with
the shop . for the past several
Mr. -Blanchard, who assumed
management of 1 ihe ,,. shop on
Thursday of last week, stated
he will have associated with him
aiGrant Blanchard, and invites
all patrons to visit them,
The business will be known
as Blanchard's Barber Shop.
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MASC: KSET TSZZOXY
Perquimans Lodge No. 106, A.
F. & A. M., will meet Tuesday
night at 8 o ciock. 1 members
witn .improper muiuer, was iax-, pugh believes that the com
d with costs. - I binajion . of the . Feed Grain
u'-d to -.aiu ,
A j tt Y ll J '
At U P KlVet i I rieil(lS .
Revival meeting of Up River
Friends begins September , 10.
Tho eiinr4av Bvmin sprvires
will begin at 7:30 o'clock and
services throughout the week
..... . a , , . ,...'!' twu-
will Degin at a - ociock. ine
series of services will come to a'
close Sunday evening, . Septem-
.ber 17, .;:
1 The evangelist will be the
pastor, the Rev. Hershel ( Hill,
who extends an invitation, to
the public to "attend any or all
services. . ' ,
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State tarn lnr.nm;i
WfcMWi U I"
Cash receipts from farm mar-
stings in North Carolina for
ketings in North Carolina for
rjcuturai Extension Service.
program and higher support
prices on several commodities
this year should boost farm in
rnmt f,,rthpr in thp latter half:
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woopciaiuia in nip : i ecu
Gmin Prnsram in North Caro-
Hnn inrppd --to divprt almost
544,000 acres of corn and sor
ghum,"-says Pugh. ; "For these
farmers, cash operating expens
es will be smaller on the re
maining acreage, and conserva
tion payments will 'be received."
Total payments to cooperators,
he says, are 'expected to be at'
i. least twice , the '$7,536,610 au-l
this spring. ,
' "There' are . also indirect ef
fects of the program," he notes.
''Price supports on corn and sor
ghum, . while available only to
coope-rators, were raised. This
fa prospects of re-
HlIoH ain nmrtllMmn wnnlH
fe expected to raise the market
price of grain."
Returned From' Hospital :
Friends of Mrs. G. E. Newby
wdl be glad td learn that she
has left the Rocky Mount Hos
pital and is at the .home of her
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Edgar Newby, Jr., at Rocky
Kick-off Meeting For Area
Plane, have been perfected for
the kick. ff meeting of the Al
bemarle Area Development As
sociation, which will be held in
the ' Elizabeth City armory Fri
day night, . September 8. . The
meeting is - scheduled to begin
at 6:30 o'clock.
The- purpose of -, the meeting
is,- to, inaugurate the promotion
of industry, agriculture, travel
; and recreation, and community
j development in nine .northeast-
:. em C'
.The counties areimatioa-o--anticipated.
Carolina, nqay, September. , ioi.
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' The Distriot Health Depart- Redmond R. Perry, Sr., Melvin
ment issues warning to owners Rogerson, E. Edison Harris, Bil
of new "shell or hull" type ly Lee Winslow, John T. God
homes, which are beginning to frey, Jr., Oris Rountree, Jack
appear throughout the Health
District, to provide sewage dis-
I m . '
These homes are to be found
mostly in the rural areas.
Thprpfnrp. it is' nprpssarv in nrn.
vide individual sewage disposal
facilities consisting of septic
. . . .
tanK. or approvea privy.
in most cases when these
homes are purchased they con- '
sist of only the "shell or hull";
and it is the responsibility of 1
the owner to complete the in-
terior of the homes, including
the sewage disposal system.
(Health Department officials have
I found cases where these homes
'are occupied without provisions
made for sewage disposal.
r 1 Rati fipwacp HUnnfial. is as
; important as a gooa wafer sup
ply,, heating,. Ughting, good, .con-. w h udenteand fac-T ,h -r if "T?
Ufniptinn Pvnpn!ivp TV antenna p stuaenis ana rac erau authorities the new U. S.
stmction expensive TV antenna ul Perquimans High School,'5 wilI Qualify for reater fed.
land other items necessary to.,,.' o . ,im Smnrnm . 1 quallly '?r greaier.. iea
raise the standards of living.
it not only can create health
it not only
connected to sewer system.
The Health Department asks
the cooperation of these home
owners in order to avoid any
unpleasant legal action.'
It is also pointed out the in
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",vaua dr.-u "I '
.noriZOmai OlSiance iiuiii any
part of septic installation 'or pit
privy. It .is recommenaea xnai
a home take-into considerartion
the lot size in order to provide
adequate space for safe indivi
dual sewage- disposal and water
1 Equipment was expected to
begin arriving this week at the
Truax " Veneer and Plywood
Plant.- a new industry for
"The piant owner, Lyn Truax,
was here this week-end. . Fol
lowing the arrival and instal
lation of machinery and sup
plies the industry will begin
It is expected the plant will
employ some 30 to 40 persons
when operations "at the null get
Dare, , Currituck, Camden, Pas
quotank, Perquimans, Washing
ton. Tyrrell, Hyde and Chowan,
each of . which ; is expected to
send a creditable delegation,
i Voit Gilmore ! of ; Southern
Pines,.; who was recently ap
pointed Director of the V. S.
Travel Service, will be guest
speaker for the meeting., Mr,
Gilmore is' well - qualified to
speak at such a meeting, so that
a great deal of. valuable, infor-
Jury List Drawn
For October Term
Of Superior Court
The names of the following
57 residents of the rounty were ; re
drawn for jury duty at the oc-i Homecoming At
tober term of Perquimans Su
perior Court during the meet'
ing of the Board of County Com
missioners on Tuesday.
-William L. Tilley, George D.iChurch on Sunday, September! e. u,rou?nul '
Trueblood, - Jr., Charles E.: j0. Beginning with Sunday qu,mans Countv dunne e
Smith, Vernon Lee Perry, Les- School at 10 o'clock, followed by montn of SePtember- according
ter T. Keel, Thomas W. Til- the regular worshi service at to Walter Humphlett, Jr., chair
ley, Frank B. Skinner, J. El- n o'clock. i man of the committee,
bert Jordan, Charlie R. Stall- The Rev. Thomas Butt from' Mr. Humphlett in announcing
ings, Jr., Carson L. Winslow, Bethesda Friends Church at the dates for the campaign said
Garland Stallings, Grady L. Dunn, N. C, a former member all residents will be urged to
Williams, Jarvis G. Ward, Wil- 0f the New Hope Methodist Participate in the Clean-up
Ham A. Stallings, James Wilder, Church and of New Hope will Paint-up Fix-up campaign to
j R. Carlyle Sawyer, Garland R. deliver the worship service. help make this community rea
'Eure, A. Ray Harris, James W. The public is cordially invited lize a healthier, better life.
Copeland, Linford L. Winslow,'
! Grayson C. Jordan, Charlie L.
j Elliott, Clement T. Jordan, Oc
' cue' Perry, Willie H. Lamb, Wal
! ton D. Lowe, L. Clinton Wins
low, Jr., Selwin H. Eure, Thom
as K. Morgan, Robert, Harrell,
Odist Newby, Willie Colson,
Kanoy, Josiah Smith, George B.
Winslow, Charlie Small, Edgar
I nappeu,. oames r,. uamen,
TT J-t II T T7 TV II
i ti r : i i T n
Wldr,le lnomds ividnuiieia, r. n.
, Thatch, Joel T. Hollowell, Jr.,
I Walter Trueblood, T. Hazel Eure,
i Roll P. ' White, Joe E. Onley,
, u"VLr nlniraw' nordte weoo,
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Wi ia N' Kn nwf Kpmamm H
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X, ,f mcuonaia ana
Qnf Aflf Ifl VnilllMlf
IIUIUI J I U OUUIIOUl
At High School
HprtfnrH Rntarv C.lnh. . in cn-
I t"t Vr studen dur-
: . ch . M w
n,c luiifii ow.w jr.u., .i. u, a. u ana ld aoes unaer pres
was announced today by Erie ent conditions, since neither of
Haste, Jr., president of the club. tnese highways are now classi-
The contest will be a monthly
event with the winner receiving, The proposal to change the
the title as "Student of ' the Ocean Highway , numbers to
Month." According to the reg- u. S. has been endorsed by of
ulations the winner may re-'ficials connected with the
peat any number of times dur-' bridge-tunnel project at Norfolk
ing the year. j and it is understood has ap-
Seeking to establish a
ter public relations with stu
dents at the school, the Ro
tarians also seek toy assist in
providing a goal for students to
improve their citizenship and
scholastic standing as a student
at Perquimans High.
Winners of the monthly con
. test be selected upon five
sejf improvement, , scholarship,
school spirit and participation in
Each month the Rotary Club
will have the Student of the
Month as a dinner guest at a
Rotary meeting, will publish a
f , 1 stnrlont in Tnn
Perquimans Weekly, along with,
a brief autobiography. .
The Rotary committee heading
up this project include Max
Campbell, chairman, Henry Hen
ry, W. F. Ainsley, Dr. A. B.
Bonner and R. L. Hollowell.
Beagle Club Holds
"Fun Trial" Here
The Albemarle- Beagle Club
held its Labor Day "fun trial"
on the farm of Charles White,
Sr. Of the 18 dogs entered, the
fn,in0 wprp inH - win -
following were judged as win
13-inch Class: First, Emmie
Lu, owned by Carl Sawyer. Sec
ond, Lane's Prissy, owned by T.
R. Lane. Third, Joe's Queen,
owned by Joe TunnelL; Fourth,
Lane's Jack,..owned by T. R.
; 15-lnch ' Class: First, Bob
emp, owned by : Alton Moore.
Second, Pine Tree Jack, owned
by Jack Phillips. Third, Moore's
Jack, owned by Alton Moore.
Fourth, Caddy's Queen, owned
by Marvin Caddy. '
The judges for 'this trial were
Jimmy Sawyer and T. J. Lane.
; EASTERN STAR MEETING '
The Hertford Chapter xf the
Eastern Star will reconvene on
Mnndav niirht at 8 o'clock in
the Masonic room at the Court i The Navy is proposing to re-; Peoples i Bank Trust Corn
House. All members are urged establish a bombing range in the pany was appointed depository
to be present . Vvv ' Sound, replacing one destroyed ,ior Perquim?- C "yv r
Chamber Clean. Up
Drive To Continue
New Hope Church
There will be a homecoming,
held at thp New Hone Methodist'
Severe Blow Here
The Transportation Committee
v,i ci4-unaiia vuuinj'
chamber of Commerce, meeting
the Perquimans County
here Friday of last week, went
on rec0ird endorsing a. proposed
change in the numbering of the
Ocean Hiehwav. I
A movement has been under
way for some time to
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tne ucean Highway which now
is designated by route numbers,
1 13 and 17 to U. S. 5 to run from
'QuebecCanada, into Florida, j
fficial boards for the town :
and county will be requested toiCan( iots have been cleaned up.
adopt resolutions requesting the
Nnrth Parolinn Wirffiuaw ftonart. t
I ment to adopt the plan -and to
confer with federal highway of
ficials to make the change.
Max Campbell, chairman of
the local transportation,. commit
tee, pointed out if the action is
j , iirfvJ-. -I.jr.j
nd "emenTs ThTn eXr
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fjC(j as interstate roads.
bet-;proval of Georgia, Florida, South
Carolina and the Eastern Shore
section of Virginia.
Set For Monday
A public hearing to determ- background let us all be in Sun
ine interest in establishment of day School and church on Sun-
Housine Authority for the
Town of Hertford to provide I The minister, the Rev. Fred
low tost housing and adequate erick E. Still, requests all the
housing for this community will regular members to make con
be conducted next Monday niglt t tact with those that have been
at the Municipal Building dur- away on vacation or for some
ing the regular meeting of the other reason have not been at
HnW.ford Town Board. tending church regularly.
Individuals desiring to
are urged to attend the meet-
Commissioners for Perquimans
I County in a meeting Tuesday
passed a resolution that a pub
lic hearing be held on the pro
posed "bombing range" in Albe -
mnrlp Knunri nnnnsitp the Har -
! " p.i: " a station
1 ?ey Point N3 i't -
hearing to be held in the Court
nouse in neraora, ume ana Ocean Highway and to prosecute
date to be set by R. P. David- vigorously the immediate steps
son, Colonel, Corps of Engineers, to have v: s No 5 assigned t0
in Wilmington. the North Carolina segment of
Congressman Herbert C. Bon- j the Ocean Highway,
ner, in a letter to this news-. c Edgar White, director of
paper, pointed out he had raised i Perquimans weifare, Was auth
a question of a public hearing on orUed to offlce o the
the matter in the event citizens late Dr c A. Davenport for the
of Hertford and Perquimans nf tv.A wifarp nff;rpS fnr
issuance of a permit for this
Copies ; pf, the public notice
unu. yiu :
were furnished a numberof ofp
ficials, including the Mayor and)
chairman of the Board of County
rmmicci, hi. far ho I
objections ' had : been received
concernine the proposal.
5 Cents Per Copsj
A clean-up campaign, under
the sponsorship of the Com
munity Betterment Committee .of
the Chamber of Commerce-, will
, , . . .. . n
"We are not asking people to
spend a lot of money," Mr.
Umphlett said, "but we do hope
they will join in cleaning up
vacant lots or unsightly build
ings to give the community a
better appearance. We hope
they will paint-up some places
needed if they find it possible
to do so." .
The clean-up campaign is be-
ing conducted along the lines
as recommended by the Conser-
ds reLuniiiieiiueu uy me unser-
vation and Development Board
in Raleirh as a means to hek
make thi3 community more at-
tractie to securement of new
Considerable effort by local
people has already been ex-
nended recently in followinis this
recommendation; several old
buildings have been torn down
adding to the attractiveness of
Hertford and a number of va-
Mr. Humphlett said posters
proclaiming the clean-up cam
paign have been placed in local
stores and business houses, and
a check-off list of minor rec-
ommendations will be distribut
ed to homes in Hertford this
week-end. tje urges cverit
body" to Join '"in th ' clean-up
drive to help make it a sue-
Sunday morning, September
10, has been set aside as Back,
To Church Sunday in the First
Methodist Church in Hertford.
Frank McGoogan, Church
School Superintendent, urges'
all members of the Church
School to be present on this
special day. He stated: "Since
vacation time is now over, and
the call of the beaches is in the
Mr. Still will preach at the 11
j will be presented by the church
last year by a storm.
The Board of Commissioners
also went on record endorsing
the resolution regarding the
1 renumberinr of the Ocean Hiph-
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wa" icl,ura."' 8 l"e "
I way Commission to join efforts
0f other states traversed by the
two years with the privilege .of
five years, i The effective date
being October 1, 1961.
; Mrs. T. P. Brinn and Mrs. J.
T Biggers were appointed merh
$ lAteS Board. ' '
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The Board authorized the
temporary, transfer of $4,000
from the general Fund to the