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Hertford, Perquimans ttounty, Mortn Carolina, ffriday, October 6, 1961.
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. Perquimans County Farm Ba
teau is engaged in conducting
! its annual membership drive
?;? d ..to seeking a r goal of 300
' members tor ' 1961. ... Clifford
W4nslow is president of, the Per-
,, quimans rarm eureau. v ;
i ' $he drive opened with the cf
ficers and directors mailing out
y letters to : all present members
v seeking ' renewal of the mem
bership .by mail.:. The .cam-
V paign will come to a close later
this month with , the annual
Farm Bureau picnic supper Fri-
-fay uught, October 27, at, the
. Perqjtumans High School cafe
teria; followed by .a regular
scheduled football game of the
. Perquimans Indians. .. '
fk Fawners and businessmen
K alike are urged to renew their
'i membership in this organization
V at the earliest possible date in
' orderl'that ; the goal may be
reached without delay.
; V .Results so far in the drive
Indicate the,v County Farm Bu
leau 'will reach its membership
goal, but officials of the county
group believe even more indivi
duals v should join up than the
. Farm Bureau has set as the goal
fxjrv the coming year. These lo
cav officers M the Farm Bureau
pot out membership' in Ihe or
ganization adds strength tq the
secprement pf,farm programs and
" the ' more members the Farm
Buieau can secure means great-
er force in achieving these re
sult!.:, ; . , - lt
i W jtams .solicjjing enjber-i
4 1 shipl. will, make a canvass of
' ' eachl community in the oounv,
, offeiang' everybody -an opportu
ityJla fyh .th.vFiiiBuvea,
-.but 1fr case .an Individual is not
p contacted' by a , soljcitor he Js
v asked to contact , the president
or a'ny of the directors concern1
' : ing la membership and ' these
s men will see that 'the individual
recehtes the membership creden-
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!W Hertford Group '
At football Game ,
' A darge delegation of fecal
sporU( fans attended ' the Wash
- ihgtod : Redskins-New, York Gi-
ants football game .in Washing
ton last Sunday. .
Those attending from here
.'wart A C. Sullivan, C. T. Skin
ner, 4-, J. W. Dillon, , Emory
( White J.T. Lane, Jack Symohs,
Russell Willis, W. T. ' Ainsley,
Jim pass, Julian Broughton,
WalteV Harrison, Alden Russell,
Buddy? and Tommy Tiey, Earl
White,' Davev White, DA. Car-
r :- ver, Joh"y Winslow, Vivian
Bakerj S...A Mae Morgan, Char
lie Elliott, Jimmy Sawyer, Ar
nold Chappell, Bill Bagley, Ben
. hachj Franklin McGoogan, Jack
:. i Kanoyj. Bobby . Elliott, ;John
Beers,; Cecil Edward Winslow,
v Bill fcox. Francis Nixon and
,a Broughton Dail. '
TB (Joard Meeife
Scheduled Oct.; 12
' i An important, meeting ol 4he
Execuye .Board of the Pasquotank-Perquimans-Camden
culosisi Association will be 'held
Thursday, October 42, at 8 P. M.,
ih the. District Health Depart
ment, Elizabeth City: Members
- from Perquimans County serving
on this Executive Board are urg
ed to jittend, according to An
' drew m Tailey, presidents - f
PciL "imans Chamber Now ;
Pla:i:;:ric Program For 1962 ,
Charles M." Harrelli Jr., presi
dent of the Perquimans pounty
Chamber cf Commerce, announc
ed that t ' ; Chamber is now
plannir' ' , program o( work
(or. ISiii. F 'h Chamber com
friittee t ' - " has bn-asked
t v' !'i C" and
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For State Fair
Free- tickets - to North . Caro
lina State . Fair 400.000 of
them are being mailed this
week for distribution to students
of the secondary .. schools of the
state:- , y
Perquimans County was mail
ed 212 of these popular gate ad
mission tickets to be distributed
from the office of Superintendent
J. T. Biggers.
' State Fair will be a. six-day
event this year, instead of the
fivedays of previous years. It
will open at noon 1 on Monday,
October 16, and close Saturday
Commissioner of Agriculture
L. Y. (Stag) Ballentine., acting
manager of the fair, ; has an
nounced that the school tickets
will be honored for free admis
sion each day, prior to 6 P. M,,
Monday .through Friday.' They
will not' be honored Saturday,
In former years they, could be
used only on Tuesdays and Fri
days j when' specially Jreduced
prices for entertainment ' and
amusements are in effect ' i
Extremely heavy derrtands on
parking .facilities for, these two
days, particularly, brought- about
the change to honor these tick
ests qnjadditionat days. V ,
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Set Fcr Oct 8th
; The Hertford Baptist Church,
cooperating with ' over. 30,000
other, Baptist churches, is ob
serving v' Layman s lay . on
Sunday, Ocjober; 8. - 'Layman's
Day" is sponsored by ' the Bap
tist . Brotherhood of men of 17
years , and older. . This day is
ge aside to - emphasize the im
portance of every Christian's
responsibility for 'proclaiming
the Gospel and the Teachings
of our Lord Jesus Christ. '.
Jarvis Ward will speak to the
church in the morning service;
and, Clinton. Eley, ' Petlsiddick
and R. E. Vickers will speak to
the church at the, evening ser
vice on the suWect "Scripture
Which ..Has Meant Much to My
Life." This year's theme for
"Layman's Day" is 'The Value
of the. Bible in Daily" Living."
Hertford Baptist Church ex:
tends an invitatioh to - all to
share the "Layman's Day" pro
gram at the morning ana even
ing worship "services oh Sunday,
October & - ,
RECEPTION TO BE HELD
HONORING NEW MINISTER
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.Honoring the Rev. Frederick
E. Still, the new minister of the
Hertford 'Methodist Church, Mrs
Still "and -their daughter, Sheila,
a' reception will be. held in the
Fellowship Hall of the Church
on Sunday,? October 8, from 3:00
td 3:00 P. M.' . - 1 '
.The public is cordially, invited
to, attend. -
talk, to : any' of the - 'committee
chairmen. .. The present com
mittee chairmen "are: A.. H. Ed
wards, Livestock Marketing; J
F," Hollowell, Jr., Crop Market
ing; R. J" L; Stevenson, Indus
trial: W. F.. Ainslr-, Lrni Car-
vey; Frie Kaste, f . I mtp
Keith Tas' tt I 'J.i,led Busi.
iters: Dr. A. B. L : .ner, Tourist;
r Iluir-'lett, Jr., Commun
i'y Eettenr. T.-. T. P. T-inn,
I' U , Co 1 Deve'p
t t: C. F. -v, Tctlied
- I "ax Cu 'I, T rs
The Perquimans Board of Edu
cation held its . October meeting
here last Monday-in the office
of the superintendent -of schools.
Attorney r Silas M. Whedbee
met with the : board to discuss
the board's condemnation pro
ceedings. in .connection with the
Union School site." He informed
the members ' the litigants had
decided not to' Use the County
Commissioners as an appraisal
committee but instead had re
quested the Clerk of , Court to
name a citizens - committee fcr
thisi purpose." Named. - as this
committee by Clerk W.: H. Pitt
were Julian A. White, S. S. Per
ry and Ellis Winslow. V1
A hearing on this matter, Mr.
Whedbee advised the board, has
been set for Wednesday of next
week. ' "V.vf ," ''"
The board, after, some discus
sion concerning salaries . lor
lunchroom (" workers, adopted a
uniform salary schedule for use
at Perquimans High School and
Hertford . end Central Grammar
Schools.'1 ''.'";'-. .
D. H. Eure and C. C. Chap
pell, Sr., were appointed' as
delegates to the State School
Boards' Association meeting to
be held in Chapel Hill on No
.Several matters pertaining to
the operation of county school
buses were brought to the at
tention of. .. the ' superintendent
for information, and investigga-
The Perquimans County His
torical Society held ; their Sep
tember meeting here last- week
in the Perquimans, County Li
brary. Steve" Perry, president
presided over the meeting.
Following ; a t short business
session, opened with prayer by
the president,, Mr. ; Perry,': Mrs.
R. M. Riddick presented an un
usual collection Of articles hand
ed down in her ' husband's and
her : famiHesr which j emphasized
the many great chtmges teking
place in a century. V v
Fitst in' the exhibit presented
by Mrs! Riddick was ah old 300
year old "platter, handed v,down
f font President ZaChary Taylor's
family.'" Then a..Blbl pHnred
in 1713. Also, three beautifully
embroidered . nightgowns over
100 years old,' and two petticcfat
flounces of six generations ago.
Theists. h,ad "spun the' thread,
woven the cloth and embroider
ed them for their trousseaus.
A' unique' hair wreath, with
flowers of hair of. many , shades
and an .exquisite : lace collar
made, by 'Mrs. Ridgick's grand
mother were displayed.. Also, a
charcoal .portrait of : a great
great auntu showed , tone", of the
fads of that, day.. '' ',;;
Different styles of ; ehgraving
silver in the, past 150 yeari were
shown, ' aloi ;; With J" spectacles
with tiny" lenses and theur grad
ual development , to the, present
time. A-?'; '" '''.V' '
There was a beautifully writ
ten invitation to a . funeral
which, hi the. absence of tele
phones and the scarcity of news
papers, was carried around to
the neighbors on 'a silver tray
with a 'black crepe bow : by, a
most dignified colored man. ,
Mrs! Raymond Winslow ( ex.
hibited man-made) tools, her ex
hibit being., a plane which' was
used to put a satin' finish' on
wood. .,, ... " -,
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Grammar School ,
P.TA Meets Oct 12
The Hertford dammar School
PTA will have its organization
al meeting for thw 1961-2 year
on Thursday, October U, at 8
P. M., in the school auditorium.
Mrs. Charles Murray, newly
elected ' president, ' will be, pre
siding. The Rev. . Albert Eller
will lead 'the . devotional. , ' .
! . All" parents and friends are
urjed to be present-and to, en;
'.'7 the social hour honoring new
. :r.ts tnd teari--ss, ' '
Farm . Festival Program
Friday, October 6th
Exhibits Display Open 9:00 A. M.
' , Until 8:00 P. M. Friday
Free Movies At State Theatre. : 3:15 to 4:30 P. M.
Fashion Show-At Ag. Building 3:30-4:30 P. M.
SELECTION OF MR. AND MRS. FARM FESTIVAL
PLYMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT
ON THE COURTHOUSE LAWN
4:30 TO 5:00 P. M.
Fish-Fry 5:00 to 7:00 P. M.
(Tickets on sale in all stores)
Football Game . 8:00 P. M.
PERQUIMANS INDIANS VS. PLYMOUTH PANTHERS .
Feature Session Of
Eighteen cases were disposed
of during Perquimans Record
er's Court session here Tuesday,
presided over by Judge Charles
Norwood Curtis Davis entered
a plea of guilty to speeding 100
miles per hour ' in a ' 80-mile
zone. Davis Was fined $100.25
and assessed with court costs.
Edward Lee Jackson, charged
with larceny and with carrying
a concealed . weapon, was" given
a 12 months road sentence. The
sentence to be suspended upon
payment of a $50 fine and costs.
JacksW was afittoHfere placed
en' .probation for rfi'periodoTtlZ
months. , , . '. ' x-J ."'
' William Elvih Waters, Shelton
Virgil Brickhpuse, 1 both charged
with speeding, were each fined
$5.52 and taxed' with court
costs.' " ' .. .t ;'.:'"""" V
Qiiincy Adams White, charged
with x improper registration and
no. chauffeur's license, was taxed
with court costs. ;
: Clarence Holly paid the court
costs for driving on the wrong
side.: T':':'.J :.:'.?
Charles Augustus Perry, who'
vas charged ' with following 4 too
closely," was taxed with; costs. ;
Josiah Antony Webb .charged
With failure to observe a stop
sign; was taxed ; with court
costs. 1 .-,: ; )-. M,;'.:
Carlton Thbmas Brooks, charg
ed "with 'improper, muffler, paid
the costs 'of court.' ? t
Mecia-' Turner," charged 'with
improper lights, paid the costs. i
t Milton E. 1 Phthisic, charged
with failure to dim' lights, was
taxed with court costs. ,
Irven Thomas Nixon paid the
court, costs on an improper
brakes charge. '
Mjlburn Zea McHorney, charg
ed with reckless driving, was
fined $25 and costs of court.
Wilbert Shannon, charged with
allowing unlicensed operator , to
operate a motor vehicle on the
highway, was ; . fined , $25 and
court costs. ' , . .' "'.. i "
Willie Earl Scott, charged with
no operator's license, was" fined
Continued on Pag 3. Section 1
Business Women's Week
The Hertford Business ft Pro-!
fesslonal Women's Club joins"
with more than 3.000 other clubs
in the nation this week, 'October'
1-7, to rObaerve National Busi
ness Women's Week.' It is the
42nd anniversary of the Nation
al' Federation of Business and
Professional Women's Clubs fa
miliarly known as B&PW. The
purpose of National Business
Women's Week is to. dramatize
women's contributions to ihe ecoJ
nomic,'' social end political life
of the community. The theme'
for this, year is "Dimensions in
Democracy, for you, the Career
Woman" . . "
Working girls of Hertford and
Perquimans County,, believing
there was a need for an organi
zation of the women, looked into
the opportunities which a BPW
Club has to .offer and, with the
help of the Rocky Mount EPW
Officers and workers for the
new year beginning October 1,
were installed at an installation
service . held at the.' .Woodville
Baptist- Church recently. The
Rev. William S. BroWnv pastor,
was in charge of the service.
.The theme for the service was
"Growing". Those officers and
workers installed at this" 'time
jnciudedi' -' '' ' -
Oireotor,- Mrs. B. F. Bray; As
sociate director, Mrs. M. M. Har-
rell; secretary, Henry Weaper;
chorister, BiHy4 Brown? assistant
secretary, Eugene' faountree; ' pi
anist, Mrs. Monsier Wiley.
'Leaders in beginner and pri
mary, Mrs. Roy Nixon; Juniors,
Mrs. E. F. , Weaver; Intermedi
ates,1 Mrs. William S. Brown.
Sponsors, beginner and pri
mary, Mrs. . Wilson Rountree;
Juniors, Mrs. Eugene Rountree;
Intermediates,' Mrs. Charlie Wil
son. "" '
Counselor Jor single young
people, the Rev. Mr. Brown.
Counselor for married young
people, Wilson Rountree.
Adult president, Johnnie Greg-1
Social chairman, Zelma Wood
and Jackie Perry.
Poster chairman, Phyllis Nixon
and Nancy Mathews.
' Friendship chairman, Mrs. G.
Loses To Wildcats
The Perquimans High School
Junior Varsity lost their game
Thursday to the Columbia High
Wildcats" when the Wildcats
blanked the locals ' 20-0 at a
game played at Columbia.
Perquimans Jayvees threaten
e'd 1 the Wildcats late in ' the
thifd 'quarter of Hhe game when
they moved to Columbia s 20,
Club,' organized the Perquimans
Business I and Professional Wo.
men's Club April 18, 1948, which
received its Charter September
23. 1948 and became affiliated
with the North Carolina Federa
tion, the National FederatiorLand
the . Intefhational Federation of
Business 1 and Professional , Wo
men's Clubs, Inc. f
The twenty-four Charter mem
bers elected officers to serve for
a term of two years who were as
follows: President, - Mrs. i Alice
M. Tower vice president, Miss
Elizabeth . Fowler; recording sec
retary. Miss Davey Jo Lumsden;
corresponding secretary, Miss
Kathrine Mobley, and treasurer.
Miss Phyllis Rees. At. the end
of the first "year, the club had
33 members. ,
The Federation was intended
to be, and has become tnon-par-CooUnued
m Fage I, Section 1
Shariff Makes Tax
Board On Monday
Commissioners for Perquimans
County, meeting here Monday in
regular session, concluded a set
tlement on collection of 1960
taxes with Sheriff J. K. White,
and authorized the 1961 tax
books be turned over to Mr.
White for collection.
. The settlement revealed total
countywide tax levy for 1960
amounted to $182,379.40. Of this
levy $171,074.99 was collected.
Land sales amounted to $9,378.97,
discounts allowed were $328.68
and insolvents turned over to
the delinquent tax collector
amounted to $1,594.99.
The total insolvent list this
year was the lowest in yea:s,
and Sheriff White was com
mended by the Commissioners
for achieving such a high collec
Other matters handled during
the board meeting included au
thorization for the county ac
countant to confer with the
Board of Education on outstand
ing school fund bills and make
a temporary loan to the school
fund not to exceed $2,500.
During the afternoon session
of the meeting the board met
with Col. David Spivey, area di
rector for Civil Defense, who
outlined the Civil Defense pro-
oram rind rpnnirpmpnts fn tho
Col. Spivey informed the board
that in order for the local unit
to participate in the purchasing j
of surplus materials on a match
ing fund basis, it- is necessary
for the unit to have a local di
rector devoting considerable
time to the Civil Defense pro
gram, seeing that all projects
are carried out as required and
to ...also have,; filed.a "Civil De-
fef-e plan book. . . -The
took no action concerning the
matter at this meeting, it being
the concensus of opinion among
the board members financing
such a program during the cur
rent year was not feasible.
Reagle Club Holds
Group Fun Trials
The Albemarle Beagle Club
held a "fun trial" on the old
Towe farm and Jack Brinn's
farm on Sunday, October 1.
Of the 30 days entered, the
following were judged as win
ners: 13-inch class: First, Wood's
Showoff owned by Thomas Lane.
Second, Nixon's Emmie Lu own
ed by Carl Sawyer. Third,
B. R.'s Beauty owned by B. R.
Inscoe. Fourth, Kent's Mollv
Kay, owned by B. R. Inscoe.
Fifth,' Kink owned by Alton
15-inch class: Inscoe's Per
quimans Shorty took first place,
owned by B. R. Inscoe. Second,
Toby owned by Carl Sawyer.
Third, Screwdriver owned by
Thomas Lane. Fourth, Moore's
Jack owned by Alton Moore.
Fifth Hertford Jack ..owned by
B. R. Inscoe. , K-' '
Has Harvest Day
Next Sunday, October 8, is
Harvest Day at Woodville Bap
tist Church when . non-resident
and former members and friends
are invited to join the congre
gation in a day of fellowship
with dinner at the church. A
special offering' is "received and
applied to th Building Fund.
Highlighting the day will be
the afternoon devotional mes
sage to be brought by-the Rev.
Charlie' Ward of Geneva Baptist
Church and music to be render
ed by the Junior Choir of Ge
Following is the day's sched
Sunday School 9:45 A. M.
Worship Service 11:00 A. M.
Dinner 12:30 P. M.
Afternoon Service 2:00 P. M.
Training Union 8:30 P. M. '
No evening service. -.
MASONS TO MEET
Perquimans Masonic Lodge No.
108, A. F. & A: M., , W01 meet
Tuesday " night at 7:30 o clock,
All members are urged to be
That Festival Will
Be Best Ever Held
InOlHIlS faUnninS Festival, sponsorerthfsSyeaaby
ttle Chamber of Commerce, is
Pnr iiptnrif fluor being heW today F"day in
lUI llulUlj Ufbl Hertford. This year's farm fes
fi I tival snould eclipse previous
Plymouth High in interest and at
. The Farm Festival is similar
Coach Ike Perry's Perquimans 1 to the events held in past years,
Indians will be gunning for I with two big changes, that of
their first football victory of j
the season here Friday night !
when Perquimans High School I
plays the Plymouth Panthers in
an Albemarle Conference con
test. Smarting from four straight
defeats, as is the Plymouth team,
the Indians have shown improve
ment since the opening game in
Elizabeth City and hope to have
their offensive clicking Friday
The football game will be the
climax for the Farmers Day pro
gram and the Plymolth band
will be featured at half time.
Friday night of last week
Perquimans dropped a hard-
fought game to Tarboro by a
32-13 score. The Indians out
played Tarboro during the first
half and held a 13-7 lead over
the host team at the intermis-
larboro came back strong in
the third quarter to score two
touchdowns to take the lead and
scored two move TDs in the
final period to homp home 32-13.
Mrs. Rufu's M. Riddick, Jr.,
Mrs. Waiter J. Kanoy, Sr., and
Mrs. Melvin G. Owens, Sr., rep
resented the Hertford Business
and Professional Women's Club
at the Dedication Service of the
new State Headquarters of the
North Carolina Federation of
Business and Professional Wo
men's Clubs located near Chapel
Hill last Sunday, when those
appearing on the program were:
Mrs. Stella Hayes Spencer, state
president, Lenoir; Dr. Arnold S.
Nash, professor of history and
sociology of religion, University
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill;
Governor Terry Sanford, State
of North Carolina, and Miss
Katherine Peden, president. Na
tional Federation of B&PW
Clubs, Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Spencer presided and in
troduced the speakers. Dr. Nash
chose for his subject "The Gold
en Key" which is the State Fed
eration's theme -song; Gov. San
ford spoke on the important role
of the woman today in public
affairs, and Miss Peden chose
for her subject, Womanpower
Dimensions in Democracy.
The dedication serviee was
planned for October 1, the be
ginning of National Business
Revival Services ,
A series : of revival services
will be conducted at Epworth
Methodist Church, Winfall, be
ginning October 12, it was an
nounced today by L. W. Hall,
pastor. Services will be held
each evening beginning at 7:45
o'clock and the public is cordi
ally invited to attend.
October 1 Through October 7
Annual Letter Writing Week
The 24th annual Letter Writ
ing Week will ; be celebrated in
Hertford during the week of
October 1 to 7, it was an
nounced today by Postmaster
Walter Wellington White.
Postmaster White noted that
a letter "is the most economical
and personal way to extend
greetings,' communicate social
news and .exchange ideas," the
postmaster said. - -
During Letter Writing Week
Postmaster White suggested that
you write at least two letters,
one to a friend or relative from
whom you. have not heard in a
being sponsored by the Chamber
of Commerce and the change in
bringing the activities to the
downtown section of Hertford.
The exhibits are being held
in buildings throughout the
business district. A lot cf new
ideas are being inaugurated this
year in the Farm Festival.
The Festival will officially
open Friday morning, October 6,
at 9 o'clock and will last through
the day, closing at 8 P. M., at
which time a football game
scheduled between the Perquim
ans High School football squad
and Plymouth High School will
climax the Farm Festival days.
During the day's events, in
addition to the many interesting
entries and exhibits on display,
PrEram f entertainment has
been planned to entertain the
entire family attending the
The local merchants, dealers
and distributors, noted for their
reliability and readiness to co
operate in every way possible,
have gone all the way out in
making preparations for this '
festival. They have decorated
display windows, also decora
tions throughout the stores and
special reductions., - on items
throughout the. -stores ' foF the
Farm Festival event. They have
marked their merchandise dr-vn
and .are running extra specials
for. this one day only event.
. Exhibit Places
The exhibition places are as
follows: Old Hollowell Chevro
let Building on Church Street;
exhibits by Harris Plumbing &
Building Supply; Albemarle
Chemical Co.; Hertford Live
stock & Supply Company and
Albemarle Electric Membership
In the eld Hertford Banking
Company Building: Harrell Gas
& Coal Company and Landing
The old Broughton Store
Building: Ladies' home cook
ing, etc., exhibits.
The old Post Office Building:
Educational exhibits: the Lions
Club has a white cane booth;
Perquimans Business & Profes
sional Woman's Club has a
community exhibit; Soil Con
servation exhibit. Mrs. T. P.
Brinn, local artist, has some of
her paintings on display. Mrs.
Dot Fulford, an exhibit of ar
rangements made from pine
cones. Wallie Knight, a model
of a fall out shelter. The fol
lowing Perquimans County,
Home Demonstration Clubs have
exhibits also in this building.
They are: Whiteston, Durants
Neck. Bethel, Snow Hill-White
Hat, Winfall and Belvidere.
Church Street in front of the
Court House there is an exhibit
of the new 1962 automobiles and
farm .machinery. The following
have farm equipment exhibits:
J. C. Blanchard & Co., and Hert
ford Motor Co. New car ex
hibits are Winslow - Blanchard
Motor Company with the Fords;
Continued en Page 3 Section 1
long time, and the second as a
reply to a friend or relative who
recently wrote to you.. He also
urged correspondence tq people
in other countries as a means of
promoting greater understanding
among the people of different
nations. ; '
The slogan of this year's event,
as indicated on more than
200,000 ; banners, is "Letters are
Links to Friendship." . The dis-
i play materials will appear on
' post office bulletin boards end
rural carrier vehicles, as v 1 as
1 in various jchooK c ! r.