Patients admitted to Chowan Hos
pital for the week August 24 through
August 30 were:
White—-Warren Grubb, John Kuhn,
Mrs. Blanche Moore Dillon, Mrs. Cyn
thia Twiddy, Mrs. Lucille Faye Page
and baby girl, Mrs. Susie Phipps and
baby boy, J. C. Forehand, Thomas
Twiddy, Mrs. Lillie Mae Hunter, Mil
ford Parker Copeland, Mrs. Annie
Twine, Mrs. Lillie Mae Ward, Mrs.
Margaret Cash, David Leary, Miss
Marguerite Wilson, Miss Edith Mea
Colored—Cassandra Parker, Elean
or Burke, Irene Rountree, Margaret
Spivey and baby girl, Mary Payne and
baby girl, Hattie Downing, Melba
Jean Boyce and baby girl, Catherine
Twine and baby girl, Penrose Rodgers
and Kate Granby.
Patients discharged from Chowan
Hospital August 17 through August
White—Warren Grubb, John Kuhn,
Charlie Lane, Mrs. Mary Copeland,
Master Clifton Copeland, Mrs. Lu
cille Faye Page and baby girl, J. C.
Forehand, Mrs. Lillie Mae Ward, Rev.
E. L. Wells, Mrs. Blanche M. Dillon,
Mrs. Margaret Cash.
Colored—Mary Payne and baby
girl, Margaret Spivey and baby girl,
Hattie Downing, Melba Jean Boyce
and baby girl, Elnora Burke, Cassan
dra Parker, Hilda Welch, Penrose
Rodgers, Alexander Valentine.
Visiting ministers for the week are:
White, the Rev. Francis J. McCourt;
Colored, the Rev. George Rountree.
Bla ck Water-Cho wan
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stone, were shallower draft freight
boats and not only carried feight on
the Blackwater and Chowan but went
up narrow creeks—Bennetts Creek to
serve Gatesville, N. C., and Wicocon
Creek to serve Harrellsville, N. C.
Sixty to seventy years ago, this boat
line, the Albemarle Steam Navigation
Co., served the majority of the peo
ple in passenger and freight service
in Southampton and Nansemonu coun
ties in Virginia and Gates, Hertford,
Bertie, Washington, and Chowan coun
ties in North Carolina, totaling a pop
ulation at that time of at least 50,000
people in southeast Virginia and
northeast North Carolina.
There was no other transportation
system except by cart or wagon to
Norfolk or Suffolk, Va. By boat and
train it required three days to make
a trip from Edenton, N. C., to Nor
folk, Va., and return.. The people of
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Edenton, Plymouth, and along the riv
er landings would take the steamer up
tc Franklin, spend the night at Mrs.
Mary Barretts Hotel on Main Street
and catch the Shoo Fly train on the
Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad the
next morning for Norfolk, returning
the same way.
To kill this river traffic, first came
the railroads, then followed by hard
surface highways, which completely
put the steamboats out of business as
transportation service was so very
much quicker by cars, buses, and
trucks. The rivers which since early
colonial times has been the bearer to
practically all of our commerce now
became a barrier to commerce until
our Highway Departments built bridg
es to span our rivers and sound.
Edenton Jaycees At
Rocky Mount Meeting
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senreiter, Jr., of Raleigh.
Saturday afternoon individual for
ums were held on various phases of
Jaycee work. One of the forums con
cerned the national convention clubs,
while another was devoted to local
presidents, their work and obliga
Edwards Seheidt, Commissioner of
North Carolina State Motor Vehicles
Department, who took over his post
June 15, spoke Saturday afternoon on
the part citizens of North Carolina
can play in making highways in
North Carolina safe.
Seheidt said, “I am vitally interest
ed in the Jaycees because you have
shown that you are well aware of
the serious problems connected with
highway safety and have shown a will
ingness to help do something about
On the lighter side of the conven
tion was a buffet supper Saturday
night followed by a dance and floor
show at which time Miss Barbara Ann
Crockett, Miss North Carolina of 1953,
Special entertainment for the ladies
included a fashion and talent program
Saturday afternoon and a coffee hour
Host for the meeting was the
Rocky Mount Junior Chamber of Com
merce of which Russell Sorrell is
president. The Second Quarterly
Board meeting will be held in Lumber
Rocky Hock Wins
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he was touched for three hits and two
runs were scored. Franklin Hollowell
was'Sent to the mound with one out
and the bases loaded. He walked two
i men and allowed two hits which re-
THE CHOWAN HERALD, EDENTON. N. ft, THPBSDAT SEPTEMBER 8, IMB.
• suit in five runs before the inning
Tommy Reeves was Rocky Hock’s
; pitcher and he was touched for 12
i hits. Both teams made three errors.
Score by innings:
R H E
Rocky Hock 003 000 720 12 15 3
: Hobbsville 103 012 110 9 12 3
Rocky Hock 4, Hobbsville 1
Before a crowd which resembled Al
i bemarle League days, Rocky Hock
’ won the third game of the series on
Hicks Field Saturday night 4to 1. ■
The game was a mound duel be
tween Mo Bauer, who pitched for
Hertford in the Albemarle League,
and Comegys. Both Bauer and Come
gys are now stationed at the Norfolk
Bauer struck out 18 Hobbsville bat
ters and allowed four hits. Comegys
fanned 13 and allowed only three hits,
but in the fifth inning the Hobbsville
infield went to pieces and with only
one hit, coupled with five errors, four
runners crossed the plate. Hobbsville’s
run was made in the seventh when Al
lison and Stallings singled. King was
hit by a pitched ball which filled the
bases. Bauer then walked Comegys,.
which forced Allison home. He then
fanned the next three batters (o put
a halt to Hobbsville’s best chances of
the game to score.
Comegys was equally effective, but
costly errors contributed to his down
fall. The three Rocky Hock hits were |
made by Jack Bunch, Lilley and Tom
my Reeves, the latter a double in the
Score by innings:
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After winning three straight games
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| ville on Hieks Field Monday night by
I a score of Bto 4. Harvey Lilley went
the route on the mound for Hobbs
ville and gave up eight hits. Edgar
' Rae White started for Rocky Hock,
but got in trouble in the third inning
and was relieved by Morgan. White
' was touched for five hits and Morgan
also allowed five in the seven innings
Hobbsville started early by scoring
a run in the first inning when Byrum
was safe on an error and scored on
Gregory’s single. Rocky Hock went
ahead in the third by scoring two
runs. Wilson was hit by a pitched
ball and scored on Elbert Bunch’s
slashing triple. Bunch scored on a
single by Brooks.
Hobbsville went on a scoring spree
in the bottom of he third to score five
runs. Gregory tripled and scored on
a double by Stallings. At this point
Morgan replaced Edgar Rae White.
Morgan walked G. Lilley and M. Hol
lowed in succession. Allison fanned
and T. Hollowell was safe on an error
with a run coming home. H. Lilley
grounded out, but another runner
scampered home on the play. After
Kelly Byrum singled to score two|
runs, Tatum fanned to end the rally.
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S the ninth in a short-lived rally. El
> bert Bunch made his second triple of
L the game,' but Brooks fanned. Jordan
beat out a ground ball and Bunch
raced home on a single by Reeves.
■ Jack Bunch fanned to end the game.
Hobbsville added two more runs for
r good measure in the eighth. T. Hollo
< well tripled and after H. Lilley fan
- ned, Kelly Byruin beat out a bunt on
‘ a hit and run play as Hollowell scor
i ed. Tatum fanned and H. Gregory
' was safe on an error. Stallings sin
-1 gled to score Byrum and G. Lilley
> fanned to end the inning,
i Score by innings:
R H £
Rocky Hock 002 010 001—4 8 2
Hobbsville 105 000 02x—8 10 5
Rocky Hock 3, Hobbsville 2
In a very close and well-played
game Tuesday night Rocky Hock
brought the series to a close by de
feating Hobbsville 3-2.
Dolce, a pitcher from the Norfolk
Naval Base went the route for Rocky
Hock, giving up only seven hits.
Comegys, also from the Norfolk Na
val Base, pitched for Hobbsville and
was touched for eight hits. He also
made three of Hobbsville’s seven hits,
one a home run clout. For Rocky
Hock Linwood Lilley and Elbert
Bunch led at bat with two hits each'.
Rocky Hock scored the first run in
i the third when Ralph Bunch singled
f and scored on Wilson’s single. Hobbs
ville tied the score in the fourth.
J Gregory singled, stolen second and
went to third on a passed ball. He |
also raced home on a passed ball.
1 Rocky Hock went ahead one run in
the fourth when Elbert Bunch dou
’ bled and went to third on a fly to
: right field by Reeves. Bunch scored
on a single by Ray Jordan.
The score remained tied until the i
eighth when Rocky Hock scored the
' winning run. Brooks doubled and
went to third on a passed ball. He
scored on a single by Elbert Bunch.
Score by innings:
R H £
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