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Hertford. Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, November 24, 1961.
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'' i-Th Perquimans ASCS Office' AP f rMM"',Q
t received the following telegram 'JkJ! JUi..miIuI0
V today permitting the grazing of1
1961 feed grain diverted acre
lage, according to , George - Bell-
' lnon, office- manager. lV , " ,- j " ' ", , " ;
The telegram read as follows: Xhe ASC office announced to-'In-view
of the fact that a Par-Jday - that a cotton .referendum
.tiVipant in the 1961 Feed Grain'wmbe held Tuesday, December
ropgram. may now cumvate or
plant diverted acreage for har
vest in 1962 and in considera
tion of the problem sof some
producers who are faced with
unreasonable cost for fencing in'
", -ujv" o, portent to business men and all
-fields or .get livestock to an of us, In most areas fflore than
available water supply the 961 hal, of the customers of busi.
Teed Grain Program regulations ness are farmers This referen.
are being amended to authorize dura has
much to do . with cus
turning livestock on designated tomers in the city . The annual
diverted acreages on and after crop in Noh CaroUna
this date. v , (brings in approximately 38 mil-
v The amended regulations of, lion dollars of income. Our cot-
AMAO 1 1l4 i 1 AriitiMiMif n4nl w
the 1961 Feed Grain Program
are expected to aid many par
ticipants of the program in Per
si Dr, Frances Noblin.
of the 'medical staff of Eastern
banatonum; Wilson, N. C,
closed", in ,her; address-. Friday
night before the board of direc
tors'' meeting of the Pasquotank-Perquimans-Camden
sis Association, held in the Ag
riculture Building, ' that great
progress had been made in the
treatment of tuberculosis but
much to bq done in the field of
case finding. Dr. Noblin's topic
was "Case Finding, the Keystone
to h Kradication of Tuberculo
sis." ' Dr. Noblin said the cam
paign against tuberculosis might
be more effective ,'and reach
more people if TB sanatoriums
were called chest hospitals, that
every persqn should be educated
i'. ; lo fcave ; annuar'c'hest exam
'i wittai pcmiifii! but'thav"?
. , pebpVO' are.ifrafd of finding -out
- 'what is' really. (wrbn,yrith ,themr
emphas&ed' chest,, .ftprayii uncoM-.
1 ered, earlirTBlung .cancer and
, other1 chest' diseases and stressed
! - the' importance tht the sal,pf
' Christmas "Seals play :; in; getting
s ' indigents examined, treated ran4.
i in mam instances provideedw
, cine, hot to mention the mobile
chest-X-ray .units and many
- other services provides through
1 proceeds of the seals.
I. - Dr Noblin said approximate
; If 2,500 Tar Heels have tuber-
tulosis but do not know it that
the. death rate may be down but
C every J7 minutes someone died
V in this country with TB, and
, every seven, minutes someone
r VdeveldpeS "the disease that TB
yould continue to be a major
.health problem until the rese
- woir of. infection is stamped out.
' : Dr. Noblin showed 3C-rays of
actual cases which she has. treat-1
Hi - .... r rf. '.;,.. lit j.A
ecj, revealing ine results o aru
trtatmnt. -and! the" need to' find
cases in an. early stage. ' Mrs.
Jejin Lassiter, nurse consultant,
reported 03 -patients from 12
' boarding, ( homes had. been tu--7
besculin tested and 67 chest
V X-rfcyed a project of welfare,
health departments and the TB
Association. Mrs. Lassiter also
reported tuberculin test for first
rJ' andf ninth grades in district area
. '. and will follow up - with chest
X-ray, all positive reactors. -.
Dft Noblin stressed the need
- lor Jlu shots for all TB cases
and other,- respiratory diseases
and she had previously endorsed
! the nise of vaccine for these , pa
tienu and the chest check up.
The meeting was well attend-;
ed" oy citiiens from the, three
counties. , ' J; ';
II: ' A.r,L.;
"The llervlord le Department
. aiiiwerod a call to the" home of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. White,
Jjinon G.J.b 'Lireet Tuesday
tiT3fli!rg at 11:45. Considerable
damage yet to he determined
was done '
the home .
; Af tt.e t
was at tie
f.,-o w s 1
mo' ' '
ala; . C
ot . t
f nd heat to
; po one
j f 1 t'.e
r a par ' -3
: i . the
::::3Kod : ;iTivcnty-fiva Cases
19. to determine, if marketing
quotas will be in effect for the
1962 cotton crop. . t ,
' George Bellmon, ' Perquimans
vouniy asi; oitice manager,
this referendum is im-
ton crop is planted on 406,000
acres of North Carolina farm
land and on 49,000 farmS ' and
77 of the 100 North - Carolina
counties produce some cotton.
boss or curtailment, of this 38
million dollar, annual income
from cotton would have ah adf
verse effect not only v on cotton
farmers but on all of Ms. V
; There are 590 farms with cotT
iton allotments in Perauimans
f County. ; These growers , will be
notified of their 1962 cotton al-
dis-flotments' before the referendum
is held on December 12.'
Bellmon stated, "We hope that
every cotton farmerwho is elig
ible to vote' will realize the ef
fects of this referendum and
vote on . Tuesday, December 12."
Peanut producers : are remind
ed to return their peanut mar
keting cards to the ASCS office
when-' they have . completed the
sales of their 1961 crop of pea-
HutSi If the card is returned by
mail, the producer should sign
the card on the inside and also
enter" the number of pounds of
seed peanuts on hand, v :. ; '
fcKwJUJ It. 'Ill
The ' Community, . Development
Awards' Night ' Program is sched
uled 'for!:'. 'November ,30 afethe
PeriiVmans County. , High School.
William Whjtehurst, Community
Development Council chairman,
will be master of . cerem6nies
for the event, r - '
The entire county has taken
part ' in . the Community De
velopment. Program in 1961.
Chapanoke - Woodville organized
in January of this year. Other
communities are Belvidere, New
Hope, Bethel, Beech V Springs,
Winfall and Whiteston. . 1
; 1,! The 'Peoples Bank & Trust
Company in Hertford will .make
cash awards ..to these .communi
ties On basis of development in
the fbllowing areas :.'.Commun
ityi improvementt youth develop
ment, home improvement and
increased income, ;. , , ' : s S
v Judges visited the seven com
munities" 'on "... November 16, Ao
hear reports and visit improve
ments In the community. Qut
v Continued on Page Eight
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The Perquimans County Cham
ber Of Commerce announced to
day the organization , pf a new
company with headquarters ml
Hertford. John ' Broughton, Jr.,
tof- Hertford has organized John
'Broughton Associates with pres
en headquarters in Hertford,.,
-The company has an exclusive
franchise as (Wamifacturer rep
resentative .for .Pittsburg!) iphem.
ical Laboratory, , Karlsonite Cor
pOratlon ant Stero Corporation
WVirginia, Southern Maryland
and ' Eastern Tennessee. All
three ; corporations represent
manufacture for institutional and
commercial .trade such as hos
pitals, schools, restaurants, ' ho
tels, etc. . The merchandise is of
a -non-food var-iety and -is sold
direct to the institutions through
distributors in their respective
f reas. ,
" John Broughton Associates is a
merchandising and cus-
' - r"'i.io'.'i comv.-any in th
' c"'i 'v the c!l.-
i i 1 1 ;.i.".Jlw,ing tle
. .i t to t'- trade.
Listed On RecoriJar
'Another unusually heavy doc
ket was . -disposed of during
Tuesday's term of Perquimans
Recorder's.'-: Court, presided over
by Judge Chas. E. Johnson.
Isaac Williams and Odel Wil
liams, both charged with pos
session of non-tax-paid whiskey,
.were given 30 day sentences;
sentences to be suspended upon
payment of $100 fine and court
costs. Both men ' appealed and
their bondsv were set at $200
Teeney Jones, charged with
trespassing, assault on a female
and destruction of property, was
given a six month sentence, to
he suspended upon payment of i
$50 and costs; $5.00 to be added
to cost for ; the use of Clinton
Mary Marie, Napolitano, charg
ed with '. speeding, was fined
$30.25 and costs.
.; Gaynor A. Bauske, charged
with, speedinc. was fined $5.25
' and costs.
Charlie L. Hewitt, Jr., charg
ed with: speeding, was fined
$6.25 and court costs,
Danny Wood and David Alton
Goodwin, j charged with speed
ing, were' each fined $10.25 and
costs, also Thurman Ellis.
Clayton L. Henderson, Paul
Avery Pick, charged ' with no
chauffeur's license, were taxed
with court costs.
Terry Haywood Jones, Harold
B.f inslow, Ronald D. Stall
ings, Ljnda Lee Deadles, each
charged with improper muffler,
were taxed with costs.
Delois ' C . Armstrong and
Calice C. Cooper, charged with
improper brakes, were taxed
wnu tuiw. - , r;, . Peggy - Simpson : and ' Eugene
Jonathan Johnson, c h a r g e d Landing, Jr., were recently se
With driving . on ., the left side 41,0 c;- r
- John H.i Overman, failure to
dim headlights, paid the costs.
William; C Chesson, charged
with improper patkiflg, was taK-
.eJKith.cpsts. . -'-T
Frank Ki- Harney, Sr.; charged
with improper -registration, paid
the COStS. ' '. ,'. t
i Wlliam T Bracy, , charged
,wiih passing: on a :icurve, paid
the costs. . , ' 1
.1 Donald A.v Carlson, charged
with 'improper lights, was taxed
.with court costs. - v ? -
r" 'E'ddie.F. Bonds, charged with
driving "on the left side, paid
"Hugh H. M)ur paid the costs
for passing on a curve.
Virgil B. Sutton, charged
with issuing a worthless check,
was given a six month sentence,
to ' be, suspended upon payment
of $100. fine and the amount of
the check to be added to costs.
.. James W. Lane, , charged with
no operator's, license, was fined
$25.00( and court, costs. .
;jThe Northeastern Caricer 'Clin
ic , will be held on Friday af-
iternoon, December 1st, With
registration, beginning at ,1
o'clock. A chest X-ray will be
given to anyone wishing it along
wifK'the'examination of the five
areas of the body where cancer
is most ' easily found and cured
There are no limitations as to
sex, ' 'race, ' phys ical ' or econom ic
status at the center, However,
Women;, should be 35 or more;
men . should .- be 40 or over . un
less referred by atdoctor, or un
less one of the 'Seven Danger
Signals or . "symptoms" are
present. ' ' -
-j Ohly 30" people; can ,be seen
at the Center each month due
to' limited facilities,- so it is sug
gested that anyonfl who wishes
to be' assured of an appointment
'should 'write the Cancer 'Center,
Heajth , Department, Elizabeth
City, N..C, for a priority A Ex
aminees are asted to bring a
robe or housecoat With ' them. ;
. There will be a Thanksgiving
service at Holy Trinity Episcopal
KChurch Thursday morning at 10
o'clock: . This will consist of a
ce Oration of the Holy Com-
munwn and a brief talk. The
of ring i9'' for Thompson p-
phanage in Charlotte.
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HOT ROAD A roller helps to cover electrical cables near
Newark, N.J., for an "under actual conditions" test o an
effective way to heat highways to keep them free of snow.
Perquimans High School to be
their mascots this year. ;
Peggy . iA the daughter of Mr.
and ' Mrs.
Marvin Simpson of
Eugene is the Son of MrTand
Mrs. Emmett .Landing, also of
Hertford.' .. . .
Pet Police Report
Shows 14 Arrests
Police Captain B. L. Gibbs
made his Police Department re
port to the Hertford Town
Board, revealing 14 arrests had
been made by the department,
with 12 defendants having been
found guilty and two acquitted.
Ninety-four, calls were answer
ed arid investigated by the po
lice. Two accidents were inves
tigated, 79 courtesies were ex
tended.; 'Eight doors .were found
unlocked.' "Three fire' calls were
answered. Twenty-two lights
were reported out. The depart
ment answered 201, radio calls.
At CH Baptist Church
' ,'A special service, of Thanks
giving has been planned for
Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock
at the ' Center Hill Baptist
Church, according to the pastor,
the Rev. Henry V. Napier.
The service will feature a spe
cial selection for worship ar
ranged from the tune Lyons for
Junior Choir and will be used
as a call to ; worship. As a
musical meditation preceding the
the, '.Thanksgiving prayer the
Youth Choir will bring a spe
cial selection arranged from the
tune "How Great Thou ' Art,"
entitled "Our God is Great."
, For the dedication of special
gifts for the Baptist Children's
Homes of North Carolina the
Church Choir will bring a spe
cial selection, arranged from the
tune Nan Danket entitled "Now
Thank We All Our God."
The Junior Choir will be di
rectedi' by , Mrs. ' Henry Napier,
the Youth Choir bv Mrs. Carl
Bunch and the adult Church
Choi by the pastor. -'The ac
companist for all the music and
the, hymns will be Jakie Boyce,
church pianist. 1 ,
The special message for
Thanksgiving will be brought by
the Rev. Carl Hart, pastor of
the Ballard's ' Bridge Baptist
Church. N , , .
The public is invited to at
tend this service which takes
the' place "of regular prayer ,ser
I vice for the Center Hill Church,
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Senior Class Mascots
school elects class mascots each
j'ear from groups of children
between the ages of 4 and 6,
years who are not in school and
are residents of Perquimans
County, ,. A boy. and girl mascot
;is; selected Snd they will have a
part in the senior class com
mencement program. . .
The Central Grammar School ties an$ Colleges".
PTA held its meeting Monday This work includes biographi
night, November 20, in the cai sketches of outstanding stu
school auditorium. George Bak- dents in educational institutions
er, president, called the meet- throughout the nation,
ing to order and asked the as- Those representing East Caro
sembly to stand and sing "Old jjna are upperclassmen who
North State." have excellent records in schol-
The Rev. Lester Hall of Win- arship, leadership, and partici
fall, gave a very inspiring dc- pation in extra-curricular activi
votional, stressing the import- ties and who give indication of
ance of teachers and parents to future usefulness to society,
set a Christ-like example for They were nominated for the
the children. - . I honor by a committee of stu-
Tommy Maston, school prin-' dents, faculty members and ad
cipal, presented a movie entitled ministrative officers at the col-
"Learning Through Cooperative
Planning." This film dealt with
how the children of a school
and community could play such
an important part in the beau
tification of their schools and
communities, i Edison Harris
showed a film which he had
taken of th,e men of Central
PTA when they came out to
the school with their equipment
i i i i i 1 .
Mr, Baker invited the parents
to come out to the school and
see ' the great improvement on
' Mrs. v Lewis Stallings, secre
tary, read , the minutes of the
October . meeting which stood
approved as read.
Mrs. . Elwood Nowell, treas
urer, reported a balance on hand
of $931.22 and announced that
cook books ..would be i ori sale
after the meeting,
Ike Perry, ' membership and
: Continued on Pag Eight '
Perquimans County schools
will be in recess Thursday and
Friday" of this week while ob
serving the Thanksgiving vaca
tion. Superintendent John T. Big
gers stated schools will reopen
on normal schedule again ' next
Monday morning, 1 November 26,
: Turkey dinners will be served
in', the school lunch ( "rooms
throughout the county on Wed-
For ASC District
To Be Held Dec. 4-9
Election of a member of the
Perquimans ; County ( Soil Con
servation1 Supervisors Commit--
tee of the Albemarle District
will be held December 4-9.
The term of John A. Bray ex
pires this year in accordance
with the rule for staggered mem-'
bership on the three-man com
mittee. The terms of George G.
Winslow fflnd Joseph W. Nowell,
Jr., will expire in 1962 and
Two men have been nominat
ed for the position, Marvin
Caidy and John A. Bray. PetK
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signed by 25 registered voters.
Ballot boxes will be placed at
central' places over the county
during the election period.
. Perquimans High
Student Injured In
Elton Chappell, -8th grade
student at Perquimans High
School, suffered painful injuries
to his face in a freak accident
at the school last week.
'Young Chappell was attempt
ing to enter the school gymna
sium door which was locked and
unknowingly pulled the handle
of the door, thinking it would
open and at the same time
pushed his face through the
He received a severe lacera
tion to the nose and was treated
bv Dr. T. P. Brinn, who sent
the student to Chowan Hospital.
1, Hertford, a
Elliott of Route
eradate of Per
quimans County High School I"""" A . ,
L 1 r. I (,,... U at the Agricultural Building
and student at East C arol.n a P. M. Joyce Lane, sen
College, is among he East Caro-,
1 na students included in the! ,
j ! f u 0tiai devotional. Supper was served
1961-62 edition of the national , .. , .r .
u,:..:L m .n. y t"e Extension agents. Clyde
Students in American Universi-
Jaycee Turkey Shoot
The turkey shoot sponsored
by the Hertford Junior Cham
ber of Commerce held last Sat
urday at Perquimans Memorial
nt Jnhn Beers . .. a hiff suc.
1 ' r
cess. Many participated in ine
turkey shoot and 23 turkeys
were won. Hillary. Scaff of the
local Jaycees was chairman of
the turkey shoot.
Winners of the turkeys in
cluded two youths, Larry Swin
dell and Earl Bass. Other win
ners were Walter Humphlett,
John Beers, Erie Haste, Jr.,
Charles Payne, Pete Stallings,
Howard Bass (3), Larry Swin
dell, C. D. Copeland, Crafton
Matthews, Carlton Keaton, How
ard Winslow, Johnnie Winslow
(2), George White Walter Har
rison, Billy Elliott, Henry Brown
ell, Don Norman, H. B. Miller,
Earl Bass and Francis Nixon. 1
Mailed In County
A total of 7,780 letters car
rying three sheets of Christmas
Seals each have been-mailed to
homes in Perquimans, Pasquo-'j
tank and Camden Counties by
the Tri-County Tuberculosis
Association, , ;
President Andrew J. Bailey
said the count in Perquimans is
1,609 with a quota of $1,600.
Commerce Directors Listed
Mrs.' M. B. - Taylor, County
Negro ' home economics' agent,
will' serve as chairman and W.
C. Stroud, agricultttire. ft;ent, as
co-chairmen of the Christmas
Seal fund. The committees will
cooperate with committees in the
Mis. Taylor said the 1961
Christmas Seal sale will be con
ducted among all residents,
community health clubs and the
I churches from November 13
December to rais2
. funds for its TB prevention and
: control program during the com
ing year. Plans have begun in
the promotion among community
groups and special interest in
its success, pointing out that tu
berculosis hits hard at our
Listing helpers for posters,
clubs and churches are:
Mrs. Gladys Hall, Bishop J. H.
Tucker, Mrs. Odessa Harvey,
Mrs. Easter; Creecy, Mr. and
Mrs. James Simpson, McCarthy
Mitchell, Mrs. Louise Washing
ton, Mrs. Mary Riddick, Mrs.
Marion Frierson, Mrs. Mary Jor
dan, Mrs. Smily Lilly, Mrs.
Katie Johnson, Mitchell Zach
ary, Mrs. Clintoria Mallory,'
Mrs. M. I. Hoffler, Mrs. Virginia
Mallory, Mrs. Doyle Harrell.
Mrs. Elaine Skinner, Mrs.
Ethel Harrell, George Skinner,
C. T. Felton, Mrs. Steven
Vaughan, Mrs. Estelle Felton.
Mrs. Emily Lamb, Mrs. Emma
Etheridge, Mrs. Reba Hurdle,
James Winslow, Mrs. Sarah Rid
dick, Mrs. Delane Boyce, Mrs.
Elizabeth Turner, 'Mrs. Susie
Taylor, Mrs. Dollie Spellman.
4-H Adult Leaders
Hold Meeting Here
The Perquimans County 4-H
Vt..1. 1 J . XT- 1
T ,o,-Jt II
meeting to order.
A nominating committee was
appointed for 1962 officers. They
were Mrs. C. T. Rogerson, Jr.,
Mrs. J. N. Winslow and Thomas
Maston. Officers elected were
as follows: ,
President, Mr. and Mrs. T. R.
Kirby; vice president, Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Vickers; secretary and
treasurer, - Mr. and Mrs. Thur
A committee of the following
were appointed to assist with
4-H Achievement Day. Mr. and
Mrs. Carroll Williams, Mr. .and
Mrs. Lyndon White and Mr and
Mrs. Warner Madre.
A discussion of a county
Christmas party was held. A
motion was made the commun
ity clubs have a Christmas par
ty individually. The motion was
carried. It w.as to be left up
to the individual clubs whether
they would assist a needy fam
ily. The supper comf f ittee for
January appointed was Mrs. C.
T. Rogerson, Jr. Mrs. Thurman
Riddick and Mrs. N J Winslow.
Extension Agent Richard Bry
ant presented a talk on gun saf
ety. . R. M. Thompson expressed
regret from the group that the
Lanes would be leaving the
Bagley Swamp To
There will be a homecoming
held at the Bagley Swamp Pil
grim ' Church on Sunday No
The Rev. A. E. Barefoot an
nounced there Will be special
morning worship service at 11
o'clock. Followed by dinner on
the ground. And in the event
of inclement weather, dinner
will be served in the church.
The public is cordially invited
to attend. , ' '
Overton Named Meat
Harry Overton has taken over
the meat market at the Harris
Super Market in Hertford, , ac
cording to Jessie Lee Harris." '
Dr. T. P. Brinn, John D. Cos
ton, Robert L. Stevenson and
Julian A. White are the new di
rectors of the Perquimans Coun
ty Chamber of Commerce, hav
ing been chosen as a result of
ballots east in the election of
the board of directors held last
The four new' directors were
chosen from a ballot of eight
nominees, for two year, terms. ,
The candidates were Dr. T. P.
Brinn, John D. Coston, Erie
Haste, Jr., Joel F. Hollowell, Sr.,
Steve T. Perry, William A. Rus
sell, Robert L. Stevenson and
Julian A. White.'
The continuing board mem
bers are C. M. Harrell, Jr., presi
dent; Claude Brinn, R. L. Hollc
well, Floyd Matthews and War
The new board of directors
will meet Tuesday Jor the elec
tion of officers for the coming
year. At which time the presi
dent, vice president, secretary
treasurer and manager's post
will be acted on.
Allan W. Mills, manager of
Perquimans Chamber of Com
merce, stated that at the meet
ing for the election of officers
to be held Tuesday, a proposed
budget of 1961 will be presented
for approval and a program of
work for the year has been pre
pared for presentation.
Beagle Club Holds
The Albemarle Beagle Club
held a field trial on November
18 and 19, with 15-inch dogs
running on Saturday and 13
inch dogs on Sunday.
Winners in the trial for the
15-inch dogs were: First place,
Bob Kemp, owned by Alton
Moore; second, Lanes Show Off, '
owned by T. R. Lane; thjrd
place, Pine Tree, owned by Jack
Phillips; fourth place, Inscoe's
Perquimans Shorty, owned, by.
B. R. Inscoe; fifth place, Mr.'
Boston, owned by Altdn tMoorev-
Judges for the Saturday trial
were Carl Sawyer and Edward'
Barber. , ' '
. Winners in the trial held Sun
day for the 13-inch dogs held
at the Club running grounds
were: First place, Rocky Hock' '
Rock, owned by T. R. Lane;
second, "B.R'.'s" Beauty, owned
by B. R. Inscoe; third, Wills
Mokey, owned by Alton Moore;
fifth place, Norview Pilot, own
ed by Jimmy Sawyer.
Judges for the SUndav. trial
were Ike Perry and Edward
The next field trial for the
Beagle Club is scheduled to be
held the last of January.
Dr. Hunt To Speak
At Methodist Church
It was announced . today by
the Rev. Frederick E. Still, pas
tor of the First Methodist
Church, that Or. F. Olen Hunt
will be the guest speaker Sun
day morning, November 26, at
Dr. Hunt is head of the De
partment of Wills and Legacies
of the Methodist Church. Form
erly he served for 30 years' as
head of the Foreign Mission
i Section of the Board of Mis
sions of the Methodist Church.
' Mr. Still said that Dr. Hunt
will, be in Hertford on Saturday,
November 25, through Monday,
November 27 for the purpose of
talking with and assisting peo
ple interested in making their
wills. This service is furnished
by the Methodist Church at no
charge to church members. Ap
pointments can be made by '
calling ; the minister's study v
phone 5191. ; r
Hertford stores and business
houses were closed Thursday
in observance of Thanksgiving
holiday,' but reopened for busi
ness as usual on Friday. " , '
; With this holiday passed,
many of the stores which have
been remaining open since Oc- '
tober on Wednesday afternoons
will continue , this practice now
until Christmas, remaining open
all day on Wednesdays for1, the
remainder of he year. " "