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Standard printing Co. xx Loulsiille, Ky. 40200 SRQUIttAN THE WEEKLY ' Volume XXVII -40 Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, October 1, 1970 10 Cents Per Copy Bfffcop To Observe 25th Year Of Service at Holy Trmffy Eplsccpol The Rt. Rev. Thomas H. inrngni, u.u., owngp qi we Sniieonal Dloceaa of East Una, (the Eastern third of State) will observe the an yersary of the twenty-fifth ear or His Consecration (Oc- r 5, 1945) by Celebrating the oly Communion, Confirming a lass of candidates for mem- ership in the church and ilivering the sermon on Sun- v. October 4 at 11 a.m. All the Churches in the Diocese pf East Carolina will have special prayers at this time - in thanksgiving for the faithful and ievout leadership of the Bishop, rat only in His own Diocese, but ighout the Anglican World nd that he and his wife and amlly may continue in good leaith and the things that make or good Christian living, both ipiritual and physical. Bishop Wright was born in ilmington, N. C, on October 6, 1904, the son of John Moffitt nd Josie Young (Whitaker) Wright. He was educated at the university of : the South, jvwaucc, iciui. auu uie vuguua ?TA Subscription Drive Opens The annual Parent-Teacher Issociation subscription drive pr - The Perquimans Weekly latntf unnAiiMaA Kv ilia DTA'e of jMiQi vwiiwhvivh Hie an a v Hertford Grammar School, erquimans Central and Union jchools begins today. It will last nru October 31. During this time ou will have the opportunity to your subscription to the ly or purchase a new bscription and be helping your 'A at the same time. The price of the paper this year up slightly due to the high cost volved in printing and mailing your paper. In Perquimans County the Ice of the paper is $3.64 for the r. Outside of the County the te is 14.68. Please note the ianM in nrice. Subscribers are urged to '.pport the PTA and renew or iochase new subscriptions from e : organizations during the Ave, as the PTA's of the schools jceive a generous commission id in addition will receive a wus this year. Please remember to give unt, Pass, ct. 4 at Perq. High The annual Punt, Pass and ,sk competition sponsored by V National Football League J Ford since 1961 and soon red locally by .Wlnslow achard Motor Company will ; held Sunday afternoon, Oc er 4th at 2:00 p.m. at rquimans County High School, Wording to C. E. Wlnslow. ; ihe contest is open to all boys iween the ages of eight and rteen. -:-w Governor Bob Scott had this to ; about the PP4K annual int, "The dream of many. lerican boys is to play foot 11. The annual Punt, Pass and competition sponsored by National Football League 5: Ford since uei has opened Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Va., receiving degrees from each of these in stitutions. He also holds four Honorary Doctor's Degrees. Bishop Wright began his ministry in the mission field of the Diocese of East Carolina and then served as Episcopal Chaplain at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1930-32. During 1933-34, he served as National Acting Secretary of College Work for The Executive Council. The Bishop became Rector of historic Robert E. Lee Memorial Church, Lexington, Virginia, in 1934 where he remained until 1941. During these years he was Episcopal Chaplain for Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military ' Institute. In 1944 . he became Dean of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, California. After three years he was elected Rector of St. Mark's Church, San Antonio, Texas, the fourth largest Episcopal Church in the nation. While serving as Rector of St. Mark's, San An tonio, he was elected Bishop of the Diocese of East Carolina. correct address, anil for any subscriptions going outside the county include the Zip Code, this is most important. Berea Church Homecoming To Be Held Sunday "The Berea Church of Christ near Hertford will be holding their annual Homecoming Day this Sunday, October 4, with Sunday School beginning at 10:00, morning Worship Service at 11:00, followed by dinner on the grounds. Following the dinner there will be Singspiration. You are cordially Invited to come out and be fed spiritually and physically and have a wonderful fellowship with each other. We also invite you to bring specials in song and music." It was announced by Don Baker, Church Clerk. Kick Contest the door of dreams for more than six million American boys between the ages of eight to thirteen. Only one boy in each age group can attain the national cham pionship, but every boy who enters the contest is a winner. The preparation for the com petition and Uie competitive experience among peers develops a healthier body and a healthier mind. I hona u manv North Carolina boys as possible will take part In this year's Punt, Pass and Kick competition," tne uov. con eroded. a lanre crowd la expected to view the local competition. Winsiow-Bianchardi Announces Winners During the showing of the new 1971 Ford automobiles at Win slow-Blanchard Motor Co. they had a registration1 for all who visited the showrooms and viewed the new cars. Cecil E. Wlnslow this week announces the winners and prizes: 1. Corning Set, Rodney Bass Rt. 3, Edenton, N. C. 2. 50 Piece Serving Tray, Mrs Elmer Lassiter. 3. Lady Schick Razor, John S S tailings. 4. Mens Schick Razor, Wilber Modling. 3. Electric Clock, Samuel D, Allen, Creswell, N. C. 6. Steak Knives, J. Moody Matthews Jr., Hertford, N. C. 7. Skil Drill, Mrs. Joyce White, Belvidere, N. C. 8. Fundue Set, R. L. Stallings, Winfall, N. C. 9. Make-Up Mirror, Harlan Hurdle. 10. Pen-Pencil Set, J. R Winslow, Star Route, Winfall, N, C. 11. Car, Lucille Blanchard, Rt. 3, Edenton, N. C. 12. Car, L. E. Chappell, Rt. HI, Tyner. 13. Car, Waverly Riddick, Hobbsville, N. C. 14. Car, Tony Bass,,Rt. 3, Edenton, N. C. IS. Car, Fenton Hurdle, Rt. Aft, Hertford, N. C. Time To Ready For Perquii mans Tri-Centennial Do you have your Colonial style costume ready for our Tri- Centennial Celebration? This was the big question asked today by Mrs. M. B. Taylor, Home Economics Extension Agent. If not, you have only a short time now to get your costume ready, Everyone is urged to wear a Colonial Style costume for our Big Tri-Centennial Celebration, If you are not sure of what to wear, please stop by Roses 5 lot Store in Hertford and observe the different types of bonnets on display. The local stores have a wide variety of materials that can be used to make the Colonial style dress. There are only a few men growing a beard. The men are asked to grow a beard or secure a false beard for the celebration. All citizens and friends in the county should join hands in bands to help make this Tri- Centennial a success. It is vital important that we as citizens in the county become more cooperative as individuals and groups Mrs. Taylor said. This will help to make our county a place in which we all can be proud of and enjoy. This can be done with the least amount of effort by everyone. Let us all stand bin and not small for this celebration. "Remember" states Mrs. Taylor, "Together we stand, divided we fall." Wood Gets Flying Safety Award U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Jesse L. Wood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wood of Rt. 2, Elizabeth City, N.C., has been recognized for helping his unit earn the Military Airlift Com- mand's (MAC) flying safety award for three years of ac cident-free flying. Sergeant Wood is a life support supervisor with the 58th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron stationed at Rutland AFB, N.M, The unit, which conducts missions in the RB-S7 jet aircraft above 60,000 feet on a world-wide scale extending from the Arctic to the Straits of Magellan on the southern tip of South America, compiled over 27,000 flying hours without an accident during the three-year period ending Dec. 31, 1969. Flight crews wear space suits similar to those used by astronauts to protect them in the hostile environment on such high altitude missions. Presentation of the award - delayed by deployment of squadron personnel for lengthy periods - was made by Major General Russell K. Pierce Jr., commander of the Air Weather Service (AWS), during recent ceremonies at Kirtland. AWS, a sub-command of mac. provides weather information for military flight operations. Tne sergeant is a 1960 iraduate of P.W. Moore High School. His wife, Dorothy, is the daughter of Mrs. ueorge Hurdle of R.R. 3, Hertford, N.C. H og Cholera Lifted In Two Counties Progress in the drive to eradicate hog cholera in this area was marked today with word that quarantine restrlc tions were lifted in two counties of Virginia and one in North Carolina. The current eradication drive got underway on September 8 as a State- Federal cooperative effort. Released from quarantine were Surry and Sussex counties, Virginia, and Currituck County, North Carolina. Only that part of Sussex County east of Interstate Highway 95 was initially in eluded in the quarantine area, About 800 farms and 60,000 head of hogs in the three counties were checked by survey teams before quarantine was lifted. The quarantine release came upon the recommendation of Dr. R.E. Omohundro, Assistant Director of the Animal Health Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, with the con currence of State officials. Dr. Omohundro heads the State- Federal eradication effort from a task force office in Suffolk, Virginia. Drs. T.F. Zweigart and W.L. Bendix, the State Veterinarians of North Carolina and Virginia respectively, join Dr. Omohundro in praising the work of county extension agents and chairmen, vocational agriculture teachers, and others who nave contributed to the intensified eradication effort. Appreciation was expressed to the farmers who are cooperating. A total of about 2,600 hogs have been depopulated in the two state area since September 8. Included were 12 infected and 15 Craftsman's Fair Is Huge Success) 4 Perq. Booths The Twelveth Annual Albemarle Craftsman's Fair is now history! The four day fair which ran from September 23 - 26 was the most successful of all previous fairs. Perquimans County Extension Homemakers and friends contributed to the success of the fair by serving meals, sandwiches, desserts and drinks. Four of the 44 booths which offered crafts for display and sale were from Perquimans County. Mrs. T. T. Harrell returned to demonstrate Egg Shell Craft. Mrs. Joe Towe White, Sr., experienced Pine Cone Craftsman returned to the 1970 fair. Newcomers were Mr, and Mrs. W. C. Best of Snug Harbor with wood carving and Mrs. Edwin T. Williams of Hertford with Pressed Dried Flora Oshibana. The following members of the Conserved Products Association sold Homemade pickles, preserves. jams and etc. Mrs. Julian Powell, Mrs. Warner Madre, Mrs. Donald Madre, Mrs. Harold White, Miss Carmen Ann Sutton, Mrs. Ernest Sutton, and Mrs, Stanley Blanchard. Perquimans County 4-H'ers who displayed and sold crafts in the Youth Center were Gail and Sue Proctor. Also demonstrating curler bags was sybil Hobbs. The Perquimans County Concession Area was under the leadership of Mrs. Warner Madre and Mrs. Donald Madre, Foods Committee Co-Chairmen; Mrs. C. T. Rogerson, Waitress and Hostess Chairman; and Mrs. Belvin Eure, Arrangements Chairman. Mrs. Joel F. Hollowell and Mrs. Fannie Hurdle'decorated the area with sunflowers, artichoke blossoms and pumpkins. Mrs. John D. Lane's doll assortment was on display and sale. Some 75 women participated as waitresses, drink servers and Perquimans lrkeitenniQ Celebration Is The Perquimans Chamber of Commerce is busy as a bee with plans and preparations for Perquimans County's birthday celebration the week of October 12th. All the merchants have hats on sale to be worn during the week long event Rose's and Darden Dept. Store are busy selling material for the long dresses to be worn. Quarantine exposed herds. Hog cholera is a virus-caused disease that affects swine only and cannot be transmitted to humans or other animals. Eradication work in Virginia and North Carolina is being carried out by teams of Stat and Federal veterinarians and livestock inspectors operating from field offices in Ivor, Virginia and Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Approximately 125 persons have been moved into the quarantine areas from other States to assist in the ef fort. Initial surveys in Virginia were concentrated in Surry and Sussex counties because neither had experienced any hog cholera outbreaks since June of this year. The last recorded hog cholera case in Currituck County, North Carolina was over two years ago, The usual procedure is eradication drives is to survey the peripheral areas of disease outbreaks first. Farm-by-farm checks will continue in the Virginia counties of Southampton, Isle of Wight, and Nansemond, as well as in the cities of Chesapeake, Ports mouth, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. Similar efforts are underway in five counties of northeastern North Carolina including: Chowan, Gates, Perquimans, Pasquotank, and Camden. Eradication officials urge farmers in the area to continue watching their hogs for signs of sickness and to report any suspicions of cholera im mediately to county agents or to State or Federal animal health representatives. dessert servers. Mrs. Archie White and Mrs. Singleton Lane acted as cashiers tor the con cession. The food was prepared by Extension Homemakers from Bethel, Belvidere, Burgess, Chapanoke, Helen Gaither, Snow Hill-White Hat, Winfall and Whiteston. The women and craftsmen wore colonial costumes in ob servance of the 300th an niversary of local government in the Albemarle Area. Soybean Area Tour The Annual Soybean On-Farm and Research Station Tour will be held in the Northeastern Area of the state on Wednesday, October 7, 1970. The tour will start at 9:00 a.m at the Tidewater Research Station, Plymouth, N. C. Types of Test will be Row Spacing, Date of planting and variety. At 10:00 a.m. the group will assemble at Small's Farm in Chowan County to observe work in Nematocide. At 1:30 p.m. we will be at the AVOCA Farms in Bertie County. The Type of Test will be Variety Demonstration and No-Tillage Planting. At 3:00 p.m. we will be on the Roberson Farm in Martin County to study Growth Regulator used in Soybean Production. Farmers of this county who are interested in this tour might need to contact the Agricultural Extension Office. Legion Auxiliary To Meet The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 126 will meet Thursday October 1st at the Legion home at 8 o'clock p.m. Nmrng The men are growing beards and some are really taking on the old appearance. Plans being made will assure everyone that visits Perquimans during the week-long tricen tennial celebration of a good time. Next week's edition of the Perquimans Weekly will bring you a preview of some of the things planned, so be sure and watch for your paper. Perquimans District Court Proceedings Judge Wilton Walker presided at the Wednesday session of Perquimans County District Court and heard the following cases: Garfield Mercer, charged with driving under the influence, was given a 90 day sentence, which was suspended upon payment of a fine of $125.00 and costs and ordered not to operate a motor vehicle for a period of 12 months, nor thereafter until he has been properly licensed by State. The defendant was also found guilty of operating a vehicle without a chauffeur's license and given a 30 day sentence at expiration of above sentence, which was suspended upon payment of a fine of $25.00 and costs. An ap peal was noted and the case was placed on the Superior Court Docket. Bond was set at $500.00, Alvah Eugene Cartwright was found guilty of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor for the third time and was given a 12 months sentence. It was recommended by the court that the defendant should be given physiatric evaluation and such treatment as may be indicated for alcoholism. Sentence was suspended upon payment of a fine of $750.00 and costs. Also, the defendant received a 6 months sentence to run concurrently with first, which was suspended upon payment of a fine of $250.00 and costs. An appeal was noted and Bond was set at $1,500.00. Leslie Earl Holbman, Jr., charged with DUI (second of fense), received a 6 months sentence, which was suspended upon payment of a fine of $200.00 and costs. William Lloyd Thach was found guilty of simple assault and given a 30 day road sentence, wmcn was suspended upon payment of a fine of $10.00 and costs. The defendant was or dered to remain in good behavior and not to violate State or Federal Law pertaining to assault, particularly not to molest Felton for a period of 2 years. Speeding cases and fines were David Earl Whitehurot, $5.00 and costs, and Harlie Ellsworth Wallace, $5.00 and costs. Teacher Techniques Course Scheduled A 10-week college credit course, Education 415b, Teaching Techniques (secon dary), will be offered in Elizabeth City beginning Wednesday, October 7, 1970, by the Division of Continuing Education of East Carolina University. It will be taught in three-hour sessions at the College of The Albemarle each Wednesday evening through December 9, 1970. Each session will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dr. Kenneth Hall, Director of Secondary Instruction, Norfolk City Schools, will be in the in structor for the course. Pre-registration for the course is desired. If the class is not filled by pre-registration, a student may register at 6:30 p.m. on the night of the first class meeting. Education 415b carries three quarters hours of college credit which may be used toward teacher certificate renewal or for degree credit if the course fits into the student's degree program. Secondary and Junior High School teachers may receive credit for this course even if they have previously taken the general techniques course listed as Education 415, The course may also be used for meeting the North Carolina secondary methods requirement. For pre-registration or further information you may contact the Division of Continuing Education, Box 2727, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, or telephone: Greenville 758-6321. Haste Chairman Of Chamber Member Campi aign The annual membership drive conducted by the Perquimans County Chamber of Commerce was kicked off Monday night at a meeting in the Chamber office in the Hertford Municipal Building. Chairman for the drive is Erie Haste, Jr. 'All Star learn' The Elizabeth City Boy's Club left Friday at 5 a.m. with two "All Star" teams, one a 90 pound team the other a 120 pound team for Anniston, Alabama, where they played Anniston, Alabama Boy's Club. The 90 pound team's score was 0-0 and the 120 pound team's score was 32-0. Richard Medows and Bobby Allen; coaching the small team, Dr. Selig Leads Family Workshop At The Hertford Baptist Churchi has scheduled a Family Workshop on October 4th at 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Julian W. Selig, Jr., Psychiatrist, leading in this endeavor. This workshop will occupy the time usually allotted to Baptist Training Union and Evening Worship. The workshop will deal with the problems of broken and strained relation ships within the family with special emphasis upon the broken and strained relation ships between parents and their teen-aged children. Dr. Selig is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Selig, Sr. of Elizabeth City. He graduated from Elizabeth City High School in 1951. He attended the University of North Carolina for College and Medical School, graduating from the latter in 1959. He then spent one year at the University of Florida for an internship in in ternal medicine, returning to Chapel Hill from 1960 to 1963 for a residency in psychiatry. From 1963 until the present he has been engaged in the private practice of general psychiatry in Norfolk, Virginia. He is a member of I various local, regional, and national medical and psychiatric organizations. Dr. Selig with a group of Tidewater psychiatrists has joined together to plan and toj build a private psychiatriq hospital, "Tidewater Psychiatric! Institute", at Virginia Beachl which will open in about two years with Dr. Selig as Clinical Director. Dr. Selig is married to the former Betsey Blades oi Elizabeth City and they have twe children. Union School PTA Meets Mon., Oct. 5 Perquimans County Union School Parent Teachers Association will meet Monday night, October 5th at 8 o'clock p.m. This will be Open House for teachers and parents. National 4 -H Week Set For Oct. 4th thru 10th North Carolina's 75,000 4-H members and their adult leaders will join forces Oct. 4-10 with some four million youth in 50 states and Puerto Rico to celebrate National 4-H Week. The theme of the special ob servance is "We Care," ac cording to Dr. Chester Black, state 4-H leader at North Carolina State University. "The theme indicates that 4-H members are concerned about the problems of their community and country, and that they are involved in helping combat poverty, malnutrition and the pollution of our environment," Dr. Black said. The state 4-H leader said each Tar Heel county is planning activities during National 4-H Week to: - Report the year's ac complishments toward the John L. Sawyer, Bobby Sawyer and Harold Brickhouse; coaching the older boys have put together two of the best teams the Club has had in some time. The boys stayed in the homes of the Alabama boys and returned home Sunday night. Included in the 90 pound team was a local boy, Carlyle Sawyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sawyer of Hertford. Hert. Baptist The Church invites our adults and teen-aged friends to join with us in this Workshop in the lower auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 4th. WSCS Announces October Meeting The Women's Society of Christian Service of the First United Methodist Church an nounces the following meetings in October. October 5th at 8 p.m. the general meeting in Fellowship Hall. Mrs. Donald Morris will present the program, the topic will be "Celebrating Peace, Justice, Progress". This is a salute to the 25th anniversary of the United Nations. The Minnie Wilson's will be host to the circle. October 6th a 9:45 a.m. Minnie Wilson Circle with Mrs. Durwood Reed, Sr. October 12th at 8 p.m. Delia Shamburger Circle with Mrs. Durwood Reed, Jr. October 12th at 8 p.m. Weslyan Service Guild with Mrs. Jim Bass. October 13th at 8 p.m. Helen Bame Circle at the Fellowship Hall. October 14th at 3 p.m. Mary Towe Circle with Mrs. F. A. McGoogan. October 20th at 10:00 a.m. sub district meeting at Oak Grove Methodist Church. Butler Participates In Exercises Navy Seaman Apprentice Ronny M. Butler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Owen L. Wilson of 214 Woodland Circle, Hertford, N. C, participated in the am phibious exercise "Escort Lion II" off the South Carolina coast aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Guam. The training exercise involved more than 1,800 Marines and six units of the Atlantic Fleet. betterment of their com munities. - Consider future needs and plans for next year. - Encourage more youth, ages 9 to 19, to take advantage of 4-H opportunities. - Urge more men and women to volunteer as 4-H leaders. - Recognize important con tributions of parents to 4-H and influence . their continued cooperation. - Acknowledge the support of 4-H friends and ' express ap preciation to them. The 4-H program is part of the national educational system of the Cooperative Extension Service. Tar Heel 4-H member receive . training through programs conducted by N. C. State University and the N. C. Agricultural Extension Service through county agricultural and home economics agents.

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