’ \ ln these columns will be I 1 1 found a fair presentation 11 of local and county news mjtj general interest. Volume r —Number 17. JANUARY 2 FINAL DATE IFOR VETERANS TO FILE IBensation blanks AjLEntitled to Bonus Should See W. J. Berryman ■J The final date on which World War r veterans may file applications for S adjusted compensation certificates has 1 been set for January 2, 1935. Any veteran who had more than , jSixty days service in the World War, f or any dependent of a veteran who is dead, who have not applied for r “bonus” certificates, is requested to f see W. J. Berryman, chairman Sol diers Relief, Chowan County Chapter Red Cross on or before January 2, with proper honorable discharge, so that an application may be filed, i Veterans eligible for the “bonus'' |k certificates must have served more than sixty days during the war pe riod—April 5, 1917—November 11, 1918, and have been honorably dis charged. Certain high ranking com ,missioned officers, civilian employees the Army and a few other similar ■passes are not eligible. I Dependents of veterans who d’ed Kin the service, cr since, who failed to Ripply for the certificates, or who die! Bjfter filing, but before receiving cer- Hpficates, should make application be guile it is too late. Widows and »dren have preference over depend parents. If there is no vv'dov. or I child, dependent mother may file, or I if mother is not entitled, dependent Kptther may file. Dependency of pa |Hent>s is presumed after age 60, and Hsefore that age evidence of depend- Hency must be presented. LMass Meeting: Called ™ For Friday Night /& mass meeting will be held in the ithowan Court House on Friday at 7:30 o’clock at which time Hthe National Re-employment service «will be discussed. This meeting has ■been called by Floyd I. White, man lager of the National Re-employment ■office here, through Major A. L. ■ Fletcher, Commissioner of Labor, of K Raleigh, who is also manager of the I National Re-employment service. I Concerning this meeting, Mr. I White has the following to say: P “This meeting is called to consider I a question of vital importance to this I city and county, and in stating its Kptifpose I want to point briefly to one Bor two facts that will enable you to Bweigh the matter intelligently. The ■time is here when we must decide this community shall con- the benefit of a nation- service or wheth '*< • Ball permit a return to the that existed 18 months ago sands without work walk- BjHwp'TKrp.ets. with none to help or the way to possible employ- Brent! “First, what does the employment |B»rvice mean to us; second, what will ■s collapse mean; third, why must decision be made now; fourth, |Bhat can and must be done if we are H retain it?” is invited to attend this ■Any Expected At Ks Christmas Eve Dance V What promises to be *ne of the P most successful dances of the year in will take place on Christ mas Eve from 12 P. M. to 4 A. M. at the Eden ton Armory. With col lege students home for the holidays and other visitors here, it is thought many will take advantage of this affair. The music will be furnished by Ppul Jones and his orchestra from —■ Rocky Mount, who have won quite a reputation for furnishing dance I music of the best calibre. proceeds from this dance will |||B. U8 ed to purchase sweaters for the ||BBnton High School championship team. IKmPLES OF GOLD FOOTBALLS |J*POR. .EDENTON ACES ARRIVE of the gold footballs wmch will be given to members of Mi Edenton High School State Class football team have IKM received by Campen’s Jewelry ||Bore for the purpose of selecting the Bples are very attractive 4ike fitting souvenirs for JKU tßPwhich has gone through a Ihedule of ten games without being '« Bf#. upon. Fourteen footballs will I given, including one to Frank THE CHOWAN HfeRALD A HOME NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF CHOWAN COUNTY fr # ' 1 QifiU | If 1 cJ. , 1$ r Y $2 « |F IT were possible, your Home Town Newspaper « || | would like to give as a Christmas gift to every person in this community ' 1 that which he or she desires. But since that can not be done, we wish ■ j|j| J# to offer you as our Christmas gift, not only for this happiest day in the ' M jj| • year, but for all the days to come during the next year these things: « & ! ISews ... i 1# All the news of the territory in which it circulates; clean news, con- , W ft 1 structive news, hopeful, wholesome news, news that is appealing to 1 ro B • , the young as well as to the old, news that will bring happiness to , fS i 1 every household. ! |' ! Principles and Ideals ... i j| |These intangibles, expressed in an editorial policy which has the , vt flu ’ courage of its convictions, which is fearless in the expression of ' Xfi righteousness and in the espousal of justice, and which seeks to , § ’ offer intelligent and helpful comment on the items of news which ‘ uH , have an important bearing on public opinion or public morals. , v& | ; Readership and Service ... * jo ’ These qualities expressed in devotion to the good of the community, 1 m , which makes it a community adviser, a civic booster, the big brother . v* jj|| ' of the neighborhood, who works unceasingly to make this community ' aj, , a better place in which to live, who helps to protect its people from . jo ■ imposition, from fraud, from danger, an ally of the strong, and a ' Id 91 , defender of the weak. < fi , All these, the principles upon which the best type of newspaper is , ® > founded, we offer to you as our Christmas gift and with it goes the ' jjjj| I ' heartiest holiday greetings from J. EDWIN BUFFLAP. U ; HECTOR LUPTON. " M S%i .CoDvrinbt i f fi- M> Uh* r* 1 rfiti, Bi Ah ifiiif. A * * I*l It | Taylor Books Good Pictures For Holidays The Taylor Theatre management has gone the limit to provide good entertainment during the holidays and feels sure that movie-goers will be well pleased with the splendid ar ray of pictures that will be presented. Today and Friday little Shirley Temple will be seen in “Now and Forever.” This popular young star is supported in this picture by Gary Cooper and Carole Lombard. On Sat urday Big Boy Williams, a new westerner, will thrill movie fans in “Thunder Over Texas.” An added feature for the holiday season will be a midnight show Sun day, when “Roman Scandals,” star ring the inimitable Eddie Cantor will be screened. Ruth Etting plays op posite Eddie in this picture that has drawn record crowds everywhere. The picture will be repeated Monday. On Christmas Day Joan Bennett, Francis Lederer, Charlie Ruggles and Mary Boland combine in “The Pursuit of Happiness.” This picture faithfully depicts life in the colonial days and the contrast with modern American life furnishes much of the comedy. Edward G. Robinson and Mary Astor will be seen Wednesday in “The Man With Two Faces.” This picture is said to furnish delightful entertainment to everyone who likes mystery stories replete with love interest. CHOWAN COTTON GROWERS FAVOR BANKHEAD ACT Chowan County cotton growers very unmistakably demonstrated how they feel in reference to the continu ation of the Bankhead Act for the control of cotton during 1935 at last Friday's poll of fanners. Out of 700 votes cast, 693 were in favor of the measure while 7 opposed it. /IfMfßfenkhead law, nationally,, was swept into victory by a 9 to 1 vote. ATTENDS PEANUT MEETING N. K. Rowell, County Agent, spent Wednesday in Williamston attending a meeting relative to the peanut situation. } ' Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina, Thursday, December 20,1934. Two Suggestions To Retain Henry House In response to the Herald’s question last week, “Can We Keep Henry House?” two suggestions have been received by men who are anxious to retain the services of Mr. House next year. In the first instance a plan is suggested that 100 citizens agree to pay $5.00 toward a supplement to Mr. House’s salary as teacher in the local school. The other suggestion is for the staging of a series of home talent ministrel shows through which an amount large enough might be raised to take care of the extra salary necessary. Mr. House has expressed a de sire to remain in Edenton, and the Herald welcomes any suggestions whereby arrangements might be effected to keep him here. Service Leagues Need Money For Stockings The Seryice Leagues of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church are badly in need of money for the Christmas Stocking Fund at last reports. According to Miss Sarah Jones, leader of the senior group, the age of those to whom stockings will be given had to be reduced, and even then approxi mately 100 are on the list. Any desiring to donate to this cause should get in touch with Miss Jones, Miss Helen Badham or Miss Louise Coke immediately. VIEWS NEW OLDSMOBILE First 1935 Oldsmobiles were view ed this week when the local dealer visited Charlotte Wednesday. A. E. Jenkins reports great enthusiasm among Oldsmobile dealers at the first showing and with Oldsmobile’s gain of 100 percent more sales in 1934 than in 1933 there is evidence of a big swing toward the new styling which Oldsmobile introduced. Mr. Jenkins said Edenton gave Oldsmobile a good business this year and--'lie expects a greater year in 1988. Red Cross Assisting To Control Pellagra The Red Cross, through the Chow an County Chapter, this week begins a project to control pellagra in this County. It is surprising to find that this blood impoverishing disease ex ists to an alarming extent here. In several cases there are as many as five pellagra victims in a family. After conferring with Dr. J. A. Powell, County Health Officer, and other physicians in the County, the Chapter with the assistance of Mrs. J. K. McMullan and Mrs. Percy Perry, case workers for the emergency re lief, is distributing yeast to these sufferers. If anyone knows of a sufferer in the County who does not receive this treatment, they are urged to report the case to either Dr. Poweil. Mrs. J. N. Pruden, Mrs. J. H. McMullan or Mrs. Percy Perry. SURPRISE PARTY GIVEN TO MR. AND MRS. MUTH A delightful surprise party was given Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Muth Sun day night by friends, celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary. The party was held at the Muth home on West Eden Street. Those enjoying the evening were: Mayor and Mrs. E. W. Spires, Mr. ahd Mrs. George W. Lassiter, Dr. and Mrs. M. P. Whichard, Mr. and Mrs. Ti C- Byrum, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Bachman, Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Muth, Messrs. W. J. Daniels, C. H. Wood, C. Si Cozart and Mr. Shaw. NINTH GRADE HONOR ROLL Those gaining a place on the honor roll for the past month in Mrs. George Mack’s section of the ninth grade are: Wendell Copeland, Mable Harrell, William White and Evelyn Skiles. Those who had a .perfect attendance were: Beulah Barrington, Dorothy Bufflap, Orphia Cozart, Frances Dail, Mary Elliott, Mable Harrell, Mar guerite Hollowell, Sarah Jones, Lil lian Mizelle Kathryn Saunders, James Byrum, Evelyn Skiles, Wendell Cope land, Ewell Hobbs and William White. . V . V ' ' Rotarians Entertain .Class B Champions Herald To Be Printed Day Late Next Week Due to Christmas Day falling on Tuesday, on which day the bulk of the work of The Chowan Herald is done, and in an endeavor for the paper’s employees to dis miss from their minds all idea of work and thoroughly enjoy the holiday, The Herald will be print ed Friday of next week instead of Thursday, the regular day of pub lication. We hope our subscribers will not mind receiving their copy one day later to help a few more to enjoy a Merry Christmas. New Home Agent Is Highly Recommended Miss Rebecca Colwell, successor to Miss Nelle Caldwell .as Chowan County’s home demonstration agent, has been in Edenton this week, ac companying Miss Caldwell through out the county in order to become ac quainted with her co-workers. Miss Colwell, a graduate of E. C. T. C., Greenville, is from Wallace, N. C., having taught home economics in Cumberland County two years and in Sampson County 7 1-2 years. She also was engaged in emergency relief work in Tyrrell County during the past summer. She comes to Chowan County very highly recommended. Miss Colwell left Edenton today to spend the Christmas holidays at home and will return to her new duties here on January 1. Miss Nelle Caldwell also left Eden ton today for her home in Dillon, S. C., where she will be married on December 26. After her marriage, she will reside ir Raleigh. Two FERA Employes Transferred To E. Gty Due to the main office of the Fed eral Emergency Relief Administra tion for six counties being establish ed in Elizabeth City, two members of the Chowan County office have been transferred to Elizabeth City, wher. being Minton Dixon and George C Wood. Mr. Dixon will be the dis trict statistician, and Mr. Wood dis trict farm rehabilitation officer. The remainder c.f the local person nel wiil remain here in various ca pacities with Mrs. C. P. Wales acting as chief case worker in charge of the branch office here. E. W. Lordley, formerly a resident of Edenton, was named R s adminis trator for the district, which in cludes Chowan, Perquimans, Gates. Pasquotank, Camden and Currituck counties. Good Response To Christmas Seal Sale Canvassers fer the Christmas Seal Sale have completed their work and while no definite report is available at this time as to the amount sold, Miss Emma Byrum, chairman, is well pleased with the response to this worthy cause. While there will be no more can vassing done, anybody desiring to purchase these Seals up until Christ mas can do so by seeing Mrs. R. C. Holland, Miss Mary Pruden or Miss Emma Byrum at the Chowan Motor Company. ATTRACTIVE CHRISTMAS TREE AT FOOT OF BROAD STREET Added to the beautiful decorations on Broad Street Tuesday was a beau tiful Chirstmas tree placed at the foot of the parking at Water Street. This tree was donated by Capt. J. L. Wiggins and the decorations furnish ed by X. E. Copeland. This tree, lighted at night, forms a beautiful sight while looking to ward the waterfront. MORE RED CROSS MEMBERS Members of the Red Cross roll call who have not heretofore been pub lished include the following: Canvasser, Mrs. Rupert Goodwin— J. C. Bond. Canvasser, Mrs. Aggie Holley— Mrs. W. L. Walker, Miss Hattie Banks, Steven Welch, Hattie Beasley, Rev. H. H. Trotter, Rev. L. G. Nich ols, Mrs. Rosa Hogan, Mrs. Effie Muse. Canvasser, Rev. S. N. Griffith— Mrs. L. J. Luton, Mrs. J. T. Holley, Miss Tamar McClennv. v- BBt This newspaper is circu lated in the territory where Advertisers will realize good results. $1.25 Per Year Speakers Praise Boys For Wonderful 1934 Achievement Fifty-seven Rotarians and mem bers and officials of the championship Edenton High School football team gathered in the Parish House last Friday night when the Edenton Ro tary Club was the proud host to the football warriors and their coach, Henry House. The Parish House was attractively arranged with a football serving as a center piece on the table. A sumptuous turkey dinner was served by St. Mary’s Guild, which was enjoyed no less by the Rotarians than the football boys. Senator Lloyd E. Griffin was called upon to offer prayer and after a welcome address by C. H. Wood, Rotary president, the meeting was turned over to C. E. Kramer, who acted as toast master. Captain J. L. Wiggins, John A. Holmes and Henry House made short addresses, each one praising the football team and the record made the past year. Mr. Wiggins vividly brought out the significance of the three words “Objective, Sturdiness and Achieve ment” as applied to this year’s foot ball record, and reiterated the great amount of favorable publicity ob tained therefrom. Mr. Holmes, himself a coach and close observer of high school football teams in North Carolina, paid high tribute to the coaching of the local squad as well as the generalship of Paul Spencer, who was given the cre dit for not calling a single disastre.;: play during the season. Mr. House, modest as he is, gave the boys full credit for their achie- - ment and during his remarks ,c his opinion of the qualities of each member of the squad. Mr. Kramer also called on Paul Spencer and Frank Holmes, both of whom appropriately thanked the club and citizens for their support. The principal speaker of the even ing was Editor Herbert Peele, of E izabeth City, who praised the team for blinging the State honor back to the Albemarle this year when other wise they would, according to com parisons -have gone to the western pa t of the State. A stunt put on by Oscar Brown was the source of much amusement in which Fred Wood, Millard Bond. Jr., Melvin Layton and Bill Harrell walked blindfolded through a basket ful of “eggs” scattered over the floor. Music for the occasion was fur nished by Floarjs Orchestra with Dick Harrell singing several solos. Mrs. W. H. Coffield furnished piano music for the Rotary songs which were led by Rev. C. A. Ashby. Each one pres ent was presented an attractive souvenir by The Chowan Herald. Many Attend Oyster Roast Os td Bond Post A large number of Legionnaires and ex-service men were present at the oyster roast held Tuesday night by Ed Bond Pc-st, at which members of the Edenton High School cham pionship football team were special guests. The roast was held in the Chowan Motor Company building, the oysters being steamed in the plant of Oglesby Brothers. Short addresses were made by Mayor E. W. Spires, Major W. S, Privott, and W. W. Byrum, com mander of the Post, each of whom urged everyone eligible to join the Legion. At the next meeting of the Post Tuesday, January 1, the Auxiliary will be invited, when an interesting program will be arranged and re freshments served. WHITE CHRISTMAS SUNDAY AT LOCAL BAPTIST CHURCH A White Christmas will be cele brated at the Edenton Baptist Church at the regular church hour on Sunday morning, when gifts will be present ed to be distributed among the needy in the community. This form of celebration has been observed for a number of years in the Baptist Church and it is hoped many will at tend this year. FIREWORKS TO BE GIVEN AWAY SATURDAY NOON A cabin has been constructed just outside the city limits on the Suffolk Highway, where all kinds of fireworks are now for sale, the name of the place being Harris’ Fireworks Cabin. As a special inducement, this con cern will give away free on Saturday at noon 500 packages of fireworks. I V ./

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