Volume Xvll.—No. ,39.
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Holds First Meeting
Os Fall Season
Plans Now Under Way
To Hold Open House
The first fall meeting of Chowan
Hospital Auxiliary was held last week
at the Parish House with Mrs. Rodney
. Harrell, chairman, presiding. Twenty
four organizations were represented
at the meeting. Every Woman’s group,
religious, social and civic is included
j in the work being done by the Au-
X xiliary. The hospital belongs to citi
zens of the town and county.
Miss Rebecca Colwell, chairman of
the grounds committee, along with
Mrs. John Wood and Miss Frances
Tillett, reported that the grounds
would be graded and seeded at an
early date, and that an architect is
expected to supply plans for planting
around the hospital building and
It is expected that through the Red
Cross a nurse’s aid will be set up for
interested civilians shortly.
Today (Thursday), has been desig
nated as Sewing Day for the hospital,
when a group of volunteers will make
linens for the institution. Mrs. C. C.
Coxe, chairman of the Colored Au
xiliary, also expects to have her
group on hand at that time. Three
electric sewing machines will be in
operation continuously during the day.
La3t spring the Colored Auxiliary
raised approximately S3OO toward
furnishing the nursery at the hospital.
When all installations are complet
ed, open house will be held probably
two afternoons and evenings in or
der that the public may inspect the
new buildings. Open house will be
under the supervision of the white
and colored auxiliaries, with Mrs.
* Rodney Harrell receiving for the white
auxiliary - and C. C. Coxn*, wiiA
Mrs. 0. L. Holley, for the colored au
xiliary. The date for open house will
be announced later.
Profound interest is exhibited in
the community for the pride felt in
the erection of the new hospital, which
act was made possible by private sub
scriptions. The Medical Care Associ
ation in Raleigh has supplied other
funds to make this dream of a small
community a reality. There cannot
be enough praise given to Dr. Frank
Wood, Medical Director, members of
the Board of Trustees and Miss Fran
ces Tillett, Superintendent, in the
planing and realization of our new
Chowan County Hospital.
Edenton Aces Play
Elizabeth City H
Upset In That Edenton
Team Was Decidedly
For the second season in succession
Edenton’s Aces staged an upset over
a highly favored Elizabeth City High
J School football team, when the two
teams played a 0-0 scoreless tie in
Elizabeth City Saturday night. The
game was rained out Friday night.
Pre-game dope placed the Yellow
Jackets a three-touchdown favorite.
However, the Aces dominated through
out the game, chalking up 15 first
downs to one by the Yellow Jackets,
which resulted in a penalty and was
nullified. In fact practically all of
the game was played in Elizabeth City
While the Aces threatened to score
a number of times, the Yellow Jack
ets held firm when in the shadow
of the goal posts.
Mack Privott and Buddy Cannady
bore the brunt of the offense for the
Aces, Privott crashing through the
line time and time again, while Can
nady caused the Jackets a lot of
trouble by his sweeping end runs and
return of punts.
Starring on defense for the Aces
were Gene Taylor, Billy Bond, Earl
Minshew and Charles Davenport.
Red Men Change
Hour Os Meeting
Chowan Tribe, No. 12, Improved Or
i der of 'Bed Men, will meet at 7:30
ft .next Monday night instead of 8
The change is made the first
li" meeting in October each year due to
Blafcorter daylight hours.
Horace White, sachom of the tribe,
EpMysi all members to note the change
| «f hour and to make an effort to be
| oh time. r"'
THE CHOWAN HERALD
Revival In Progress I
At Baptist Church 1
Revival services are in progress this
week in the Edenton Baptist Church,
with the Rev. Charles S. Bond of
Knoxville, Tenn., doing the preaching.
Services are held every evening at
8 o’clock except Saturday night and
each morning at 10 o’clock through .
Brown lumber Co.
Employees Vote To
Affiliate With Union
Os 125 Eligible Voters, 1
82 Cast Ballots Favor
t Employees of three North Carolina
i lumber processing plants last week
i chose CIO as their bargaining agent
i in National Labor Relations Board
i elections, it was announced by Franz
; Daniel, state director for the CIO Or
-1 ganizing Committee.
Os the 125 eligible voters at M. G.
I Brown Lumber Co., Edenton, 82 cast
• their ballots for CIO, and 41 voted
against. Two ballots were challenged.
At Moss Planing Mill, Washington,
( where 55 were eligible, 32 voted for
> CIO, 22 voted against, and one bal
. lot was challenged.
At Carolina Lumber Industries, 65
: were eligible, 50 voted for CIO, eight
: voted against, and three were six
> challenged ballots.
. Director Daniel said the lumber
r plant workers involved would become
l members of the International Wood
. workers of America, CIO.
Cecil Nash, IWA Representative in
r t as area, said negotiations for con
• tracts with the three plants would
> be opened immediately.
s It is understood that elections will
» be held at other local establishments.
Cub Pack Meetißg
! Held At Scout Cabin
! Five Den Mothers Reg
ister to Serve Two
: Cub Pack No. 159 met in the Scout
: Cabin Thursday night of last week,
• when a very interesting meeting was
> conducted by Bill Sutherland, field
r Scout executive of the West Albemarle
September being “round-up month”
for the Cubs, he demonstrated how to
make and twirl a lariet. He led the
boys in a very interesting cowboy
(game. To each boy’s ankle was tied
a balloon, after which they were divid
ed into groups of cowboys and steers.
The object of the game was to pop
the balloons of opposite team. As
l the boy’s balloon was popped, he sat
down. The cowboys were defeated,
as two steers were left standing.
James Byrum, new Cubmaster of
the Edenton pack, was introduced.
i During the parent’s business meet
• ing, Mayor Leroy Haskett, represent
l ative of the sponsoring organization,
> the Lions Club of Edenton, pledged
i the full support of the Lions. The
> Cub Committee of the Lions was an
nounced as follows: J. Clarence Leary, j
r Chairman, J. Rodney Byrum, Scott
. Harrell, R. E. Aiken, Hector Lupton.
Mr. Aiken suggested that each cub
; mother register as Den Mother and
, serve in that capacity for two months.
I A unanimous vote was made to ac
’ cept this suggestion. Mothers regis
’ tering under this plan were:
Mrs. Clyde Hollowell, Mrs. Horace
i White, Mrs. James Byrum, Mrs. Rob
■ Bunch, Mrs. William Wilkins.
’ Two weeks before a new mother
acts as den mother, she will visit with
’ the boys at their den meetings. It
s i 3 hoped that this plan will meet with
| William a Privott
Returns To U. S. Navy
i William Privott, who was a member
I of the Naval Reserve, has been called
back into service. He left Edenton
Tuesday for Norfolk, where he will
be assigned to duty. Mr. Privott was
discharged from the Navy with the
* rank of lieutenant-commander.
MASONS CALL OFF MEETING
1 Unanimity Lodge; No. 7, A. F. &
1 A. M., has called off its regular meet
: ing tonight (Thursday) on account of
> the revival meeting being held at the
Baptist Church this week. The regu
, lar meeting will be held Thursday
i night of next week, when an interest
> ing program will be presented by D.
County, North Carolina, Thursday, September 28,1950."
Chief GADail Warns
About Dogs Running
At Large At Night
Penalty Provided and
Owners Liable For
Edenton police have received a num
ber of complaints regarding dogs
running at large at night. Chief of
Police George I. Dail calls attention
j to an ordinance which has to do with
| this nuisance.
The section dealing with dogs run
ping at large at night, penalty and
liability for damage, follows:
“No person shall allow his dog over
six months old to run at large at
nightime unaccompanied by the own
er or by some member of the owner’s
family or by some other person by
the owner’s permission. Any person
intentionally, knowingly, and willfully
violating this section shall be guity
of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction
shall be fined not exceeding $50.00 or
imprisoned not exceeding 30 days, and
shall also be liable in damages to any
person injured or suffering loss to his
property or chattels.”
BPW Fashion Show
18 Attractive Models
Display Latest Fall
One of the most enjoyable affairs
of the season was held here Friday
night when the Edenton Business and
Professional Women’s Club staged a
fashion show and card party held
the Parish House.
The club will have another fashion
aho£ in the .SBting, at which time
[styles, old and new, will be featured.
Eighteen attractive models exhibited
I the latest fashions in fall and winter
| apparel along with the newest styles
in hair-dos. West Byrum, Jr., acted
as commentator during the show.
Edenton concerns represented at the
fashion show and their respective
models were: Badham Brothers—Mrs.
Roland H. Vaughan and Sara Kemp
Wood; Preston’s—Mrs. William
Holmes and Mrs. Robert Boyce; Tots
& Teens—Patsy Mooney and Frances
Holton; Hobowsky’s—Thelma Cayton
and Lucille Winslow; Cuthrell’s Dept.
Store—Joyce Webb and Mrs. Joe
Thorud; The Betty Shoppe—Mrs.
Thomas Francis and Joyce Brunson;
Belk-Tyler’s—Elwanda Gibbs and Mrs. 1
Gus Spruill; Anita’s Millinery Shop—
Mrs. Elizabeth Corbett and Elizabeth
Elliott; Anne’s Beauty Salon —Hazel
Boswell and Peggy White.
During the evening several appro
priate songs were rendered by Nor
man Leonard, accompanied at the pi
ano by Miss Norma Clapp, which were
well received by the group.
Following the fashion show, 27
tables of cards were arranged with
high score gifts being presented at
each table. Mrs. H. H. Preston held
the lucky number for the door prize
and won a beautiful home-made cake,
donated by Mrs. N. J. Goodwin.
The club, along with Mrs. Josie
Ruth Carr, president, wishes to ex
press their appreciation to all who'
contributed toward making the fashion
show and card party the success it
was, and especially to St. Mary’s
Guild for the delicious refreshments
served; Mrs. Lula White, for the at
tractive decorations used and the
BPW committees, who worked so dili
gently to put the affair over.
VFW Fish Fry Will
Be Held Tonight
It has been announced that a fish
fry will be held tonight (Thursday)
at the VFW Club for members and
their families. The affair will be held
in connection with the organization of
a VFW Auxiliary, so that everyone in
terested is urged to be present.
Party September 29
Members of Chowan Tribe of Red
Men have been invited to attend a
party given by Chowanoke "Council
No. 64, Degree of Pocahontas, Friday
night, September 29, at Br3o o’clock in
the Red Men’s hall. Each Red Man
is asked to bring one guest.
Each one attending is requested to
bring a discarded toy, can of paint,
nails, hammer, glue or anything that
will help in efforts to fix toys for
needy children to be distributed at
Archie C. Ashley
: In Korea Sept 15th
Extent of Injuries Not
Revealed In Telegram J
To His Parents
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Ashley were
i nformed Tuesday morning by tele
' gram from Vice Admiral John W.
i Roper, Chief of naval personnel that
i their son, Archie Coffield Ashley was
wounded in action in the Korean area
. on September 15.
I “The extent of his wounds are not
known,” read the telegram, “but your
• great anxiety is appreciated and you
; will be kept informed as reports are
• received. You are assured that he is
i receiving the best possible medical.
’ care and I join in the wish for his
i speedy recovery.”
7 Young Ashley is a graduate of
r Edenton High School and has been in
1 the U. S. Navy eight years, having
served in World War II and the pres-
I ent Korean conflict.
Wiggins Will Speak
At Jaycee Meeting
Local Group Plans to
Conduct Broom Sale
• In October
Edenton’s Junior Chamber of Com
merce will hold its bi-monthly meet
ing tonight (Thursday) at 7 o’clock
3 at the Triangle Restaurant, when J.
7 L. Wiggins will be the principal
1 speaker. Mr. Wiggins will address
1 his remarks primarily to veterans, as
well as prospective candidates for en
listment in the armed services.
1 Graham White, Chairman of the
p brooih sale committee, is expected to
make a full report on the drive, which
is scheduled to be held the first and
r second week in October.
s The quarterly board meeting which
will be held in Charlotte November
18-19 will concern Northeastern Caro
-2 lina Jaycees quite a bit and local
5 members expect a large delegation to
• help carry through a major project.
3 At the last meeting of the Edenton
1 group the Jaycees endorsed the Miss
3 North Carolina beauty pageant forj
3 another year. This year a girl from
1 Leaksville Spray was among the first
• 15 to be considered for “Miss Amer
-2 ica” at Atlantic City. There were 49
• contestants for the honor.
f-■■ ■■ 1—
Edenton Aces Meet
| Williamston Friday
Hard Game Is Anticipat
. ed By Coaches on
r Hicks Field
• The Edenton Aces will play their
2 third game of the season Friday night
> when they tangle with Williamston
High school on Hicks Field. William
-2 ston is said to have a rugged team this
" year, so that Coaches George Thomp
son and Ben Perry are anticipating
1 a very hard fight.
t In preparation for the game, the
3 coaches are drilling the boys through
3 hard practice sessions and at present
’ the boys are in good shape to put up
2 a hard fight.
The game will start at 8 o’clock
with the Edenton Band on hand to liv
en up things.
; Chowan High Juniors
Elect Year’s Officers
1 The Junior Class at Chowan High ;
• School has elected officers for the ;
• term, with Edgar Ray White chosen ’
f as president. His co-workers are Mary j
■ Elizabeth Whitman, vice-president; j
Jane Goodwin, treasurer, and Edsel
King, secretary and reporter. j
The class is selling Christmas cards
. to raise money for the Junior-Senior ‘
’ banquet and it is hoped to present a *
play at the school later on.
I Members of the class are looking 1
1 forward to having a successful year "
1 under the leadership of Miss Louise :
7 Wilson, class sponsor.
i AT GREAT COUNCIL MEETING
> W. J. Daniels and A. S. Hollowell
> left early Sunday morning for Atlantic '
1 City, N. J., where they are attending
’ the Red Men’s Great Council of the
t United States. They expect to retain
Teachers Guests Os
Rotary Club Tonight •
School teachers of Chowan County
will be guests of Edenton Rotarians I
at a meeting to be held in the Parish ,
House tonight (Thursday) at 7 o’clock.
All of the teachers have been invited I
and an appropriate program for the)
occasion has been arranged.
President W. L. Freeman urges
every member of the club to be on
Is County Champion
In 4-H Pullet Show
Contest Is Climaxed By|
Sale In Armory Fri
Chowan County’s 1950 4-H Club
pullet growing contest was climaxed
by the pullet show and sale held Fri
day afternoon in the Edenton armory.
The contest was sponsored by the
Home Feed & Fertilizer Company, in
which nine contestants participated.
C. J. Maupin and L. W. Herrick, Ex
tension poultry specialists from N. C.
State College were the judges.
The pullet show was conducted on
the Danish style judging. Each con
testant brought in a pen of 12 of his
best pullets. The pens were judged
and placed in three classes: the blue
ribbon class, the red ribbon class and ,
the white ribbon class. Frances Louise
Chappell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Chappell of the Ryland com
munity, was declared county champion
with the highest scoring pen of pul
lets. Emmett Perry, son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Perry of Ryland community,
was also a blue ribbon winner. The
two red ribbon winners were Kermit
Harrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy
Harrell of Ryland and Betty Byrum, I
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Byrum of Edenton community. White
ribbon winner! were Lilly Mae Fran
cis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Francis of Edenton community; Leslie
Earl Blanchard, son of Mr. and Mrs.
L. E. Blanchard of Cross Roads; Sara;
Margaret Asbell, daughter of Mr. and!
Mrs. Tom Asbell of Center Hill; Jim-1
my and H. T. Hollowell, sons of Mr. |
and Mrs. H. T. Hollowell of Center!
Premiums awarded were as follows:
For blue ribbon winners, $15.00 each;
ired ribbon winners, SIO.OO each; white|
I ribbon winners, $5.00 each.
In accordance with the agreement ‘
under which the sponsor furnished
the high grade pullet chicks, each pen
was auctioned off to the highest bid
der, the proceeds of which were given
back to the sponsor to perpetuate the
project, The pullets were sold in pens
of 12 each as they were exhibited. The
sale price of the pullets ranged from
$1.50 each to $2.90 each, averaging
almost $1.90 each.
The Chowan County Extension Ser
vice congratulates the contestants on
their fine work with the pullet pro
jects, also the Home Feed & Fertili
zer Company for its sponsorship and
excellent cooperation. These 4-H Poul
try raisers are now starting laying
flock records on their flocks on these
projects. The real pay-off will come
from the laying flocks, if given proper
care and attention.
Drive Being Planned
For Little Symphony
Father F. J. McCourt, president of
the Edenton Little Symphony Society,
has contacted the presidents of the
Junior Chamber of Commerce and
Junior Woman’s Club relative to help
ing put over the drive for good mu
sic. It is expected that if the mem
bers of these groups decide to give
their backing, that die drive will take
place in the near future.
There has long been a strong effort
made to bring to Edenton’s children
and grown folks the outstanding per
formances of North Carolina’s Little
Symphony under the leadership of Dr.
Bnjamin Swalin. A special perform
ance is given to the children of Eden
ton’s school and of the county. Much
has been done in the past few years
by Dr. Swalin’s group and with the
cooperation of Little Symphony so
cieties in the many cities and towns
of North Carolina to overcome the
idea which is prevalent often rela
tive to good music, which is labeled
as “highbrow” and not understand
GARDNER ELECTED DIRECTOR
At a meeting of the North Caro
lina Crippled Children’s League which
was held in Raleigh Friday, W. H.
Gardner was elected as a director. Mr.
Gardner is director for the First Dis
trict and will serve for a term of
$2.00 Per Year.
District Women Elect
Mrs. Earnhardt New
President For Year
Federation Holds An
nual Meeting In Eden
Mrs. Wiley J. P. Earnhardt was
elected president of the 16th District
of N. C. Federation of Women’s Clubs
at the district meeting held in Eden
ton Monday. Mrs. Earnhardt succeeds
Mrs. Fentress Horner of Elizabeth
City. Other officers who were elected
j unanimously were Mrs. Keith Fearing
iof Manteo, vice-president, and Mrs.
| William D. Holmes of Edenton, sec
The meeting convened at the Tay
lor Theatre with the Edenton Junior
Woman’s Club as hostesses to the
154 representatives attending from
Elizabeth City, Manteo, Mann’s Har
bor, Murfreesboro, Ahoskie, Moyock
and Gatesville. Mrs. Fentress Horner
presided at the meeting.
The program got underway at 10
o’clock with Mrs. Jack Mooney play
ing the processional, followed by the
National Anthem and Pledge to the
Flag by Mrs. Willis McClenney, lead
er. Invocation was pronounced by the
Rev. W. L. Freeman. Mrs. David
Holton, president of the Edenton Club,
extended a welcome to the district
club members and visitors, and the re
sponse was made by Miss Ethel Park
er, acting vice-president. Mrs. W. M.
Chesson, in behalf of Chowan County
Home Demonstration Clubs, also ex
tended greetings to the ladies. Mrs.
i Elton Forehand, Jr., read the minutes
and called roll for clubs present, after
which committees were appointed.
The principal speaker, Mrs. E. M.
Anderson, president of N. C. Federa
tion of Women’s Clubs, was presented
by Mrs. Fentress Horner.
I Using as her subject, “The Re
sponsibility of the Individual Club
Woman In Marshalling Our Resources
For Peace and Security,” Mrs. Ander
son touched on world peace and com
munism in which she stated, “We have
reached the half-way mark of the
I twentieth century and have come to
; the cross roads, one of which leads
Ito communism and the other to peace
“Prayer plays a most important
part, too,” she said. “We have op
portunities as well as great responsi
bilities as a general Federated Wo
man’s Club and we should avail our
selves of our natural and human re
sources. We must make haste and
make use of what we have made
waste. If we destroy what God gave
us, those following after us will not
have anything to build on. Building
better citizens means building a bet
ter world and working with youths
means citizens of tomorrow.
“Human resources are developed
through education of the right kind,
and at the right time,” Mrs. An
derson continued. “The home training
is a great influence and importance to
the future of our youth. Adult edu
cation opens an opportunity for the
promotion of community health and
welfare programs. We should remem
ber our American heritage, our free
dom, keep ourselves well informed
and make use of our talents.” In
concluding her address, the president
pointed out that the chief aims for
the club year should be ‘Study, Plan,
Pray and Work’.”
Mrs. Anderson made the following
announcements: A SSO award will be
presented the club who has the best
beautified mile in the “Model Mile
Contest”; The Federation Woman’s
Club has purchased U. S. Savings
Bonds; A Peace Drive will get under
way soon, at which time books will
be collected; a headquarters fund has
been established and November has
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First PTA Meeting
Os Year October 3
Tea Planned For New
Teachers and Mem
bers of Group
The Parent-Teacher Association of
the Edenton school will hold its first
meeting of the school year Tuesday,
October 3, at 3:30 o’clock in the high
school library. N. J. George, pro
gram chairman, will lead a discussion
on “Home Work —What Is Expected?”
(Following the business session new
i teachers and members of the associa
. tion will be honored at a tea. Mem
bers of the hospitality committee will
■ serve as hostess.
( All parents who have school age
children are urged to attend.