SECTION TWO— 812 Arrests Made By Edenton Police Year Ending June 30 During 12 Months 7,546 Traffic Citations Were Issued Activities of the Edenton Police De partment for the fiscal year ending June 30 were released this week by Chief of Police George I. Dail. During the year Edenton police ar rested 812 persons, of whom 750 were found guilty as charged. Those ar rested included 446 white males, 27 white females, 315 colored males and 24 colored females. Twenty-nine were released to the Military Police. During the year fines amounted to $7,983.50 and costs $5,117.70, or a to tal of $13,101.20. Os this amount $2,- 289.50 represented officers’ fees which was turned back to the town. Police answered 779 calls during the year, investigated 36 accidents, recov ered four stolen automobiles, worked 47 funerals, reported 548 street lights out, extended 657 courtesies, found 206 doors unlocked, made 611 investiga- 1 tions, answered 20 fire calls and is sued 7,546 traffic citations. The po lice made 8,142 radio calls and were on the air 11 hours, 18 minutes and 36 seconds. Mrs. Clara W. Bunch Dies Wednesday Night Mrs. Clara W. Bunch. 83. died Wed nesday night of last week at her home on Route 3. after a long illness. She was a life-long resident of Chowan County. Surviving are seven sons, King Bunch. J. S. Bunch, Horace Bunch and Erie Bunch of Edenton, Clifton Bunch. Herman Bunch and Edison Bunch of Suffolk: three daughters, Mrs. Mar tha Ward and Mrs. Ica White of Eden ton and Mrs. Bertha White of Suf folk: one brother, H. D. White of Tyner; one sister, Mrs. Nannie Hol lowell of Norfolk and 45 grandchil dren. Mrs. Bunch was a member of the Rocky Hock Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock with the Rev. B. L. Raines officiating. Burial was in the fami ly cemetery. thousXn^s^vtrigued^ BY PUZZLE TEST Thousands upon thousands of cross-; word fans are matching skills in the new Jackpot Contest which offers cash | each week to persons who solve the I intriguing game. For fun and profit turn to “Jack pot Crossword Puzzles.” weekly fea ture in the BALTIMORE SUNDAY AMERICAN Order From Your Local Newsdealer I 11 BARCLAY’S I ’ Straight Bourbon Whiskey NOW 5 YEARS OLD . Aa. Fully aged in charred '» white-oak barrels \ vV Distilled, aged and KB wSEmffi Bm '• bottled under expert KB Tr M/ quality control tU K / J 2* lS lfc/ 4 .3.35 / »P 86 PROOF-JAS. BARCUY & CO. LIIWTH), PfOWA, HIINOIS BARCLAY’S Page Two I OUR DEMOCRACY by Mat |j. EASTERN ; CENTRAL, MOUNTAIN, PACIFIC From ocean to ocean.these are our 4 time zones, thev werc set up 7 o years ago when standard time was adopted, ELIMINATING A SOURCE OF CONFUSION IN BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, SCIENTIFIC OBSERVATIONS AND JOURNEYS EAST AND WEST. ' , ~lqn , Far from separating a uniteo peoplc, the time tones SIMPLY HELP TO KEEP THINGS STRAIGHT FOR THEM. ITS A BIS COUNTRY AND WE NEED TO KEEP UP WITH THE SUN. THIS IS PART OF OUR REGULATi MG OUR AFFAIRS, WHETHEB GOO-GIVEN OR THE THINGS WEVE EARNED OURSELVES. Conservation District Winners Announced Coastal Plain soil conservation dis trict has been named grand winner for j North Carolina in a national soil con servation awards program, it was an nounced yesterday. J. Frank Doggett, soil conservation- j ist for the State College Extension 1 «sr i | - Super P & Q. Vlarket j THE CHOWAN HERALD, EDENTON. N C„ THURSDAY. JULY 22, 1954. Service, said A. C. Edwards of Hook erton, chairman of the winning dis trict, and G. E. Goff, Rocky Mount, Route 2, nominated as the outstanding farmer-cooperator by the Coastal Plain district governing body, will rep resent the state at a national outing of winners in December. The awards program is sponsored Iby the Goodyear Tire and Rubber I Company. It is designed to tram dis- | trict supervisors to do a more efficient I job of administering their soil conser- Ivation districts. Selection of winners on accomplishments and activities dur ing a one-year period. Coastal Plain and Pamlico district, which placed second in North Carolina have been presented bronze plaques as permanent symbols of their achieve emnts, said Doggett. Selected as out standing farmer-cooperator of the sec ond place Pamlico district was Keith Dunbar of Scranton. Buncombe district placed third in North Carolina. Robert Leonard of Black Mountain was named outstand. ing farmdr-cooperator in this district. Members of the North Carolina judging committee, who selected the state winners are Doggett, A. H. Veazey, assistant state conservation ist; H. V. Mangum, chief ACP sec tion; P. A. Griffiths, assistant state forester; A. G. Bullard, assist state supervisor of agricultural education; and Ralph W. Turner, farm manage ment specialist. Roy L. Spry Succumbs Wednesday Last Week Rov L. Spry, 54, died Wednesday night at 9 o’clock at the home after an illness of three years. Mr. Spry was a native of Virginia but made his home in Edenton most of his life. He was a painter by trade. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary D. Spry; two daughters, Mrs. Archie T. Lane, Jr., of Hertford, and Miss Jane Spry of Edenton; one brother, V. H. Spry of Norfolk, Va. Mr. Spry was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Funeral services were held at the Williford Funeral Home Friday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock with the Rev. James MacKenzie offi ciating. Interment was made in Bea ver Hill Cemetery. SPECIAL SALE FIVE GALLON BUCKETS Asbestoline W ater-Proof ing f A lasting, reliable water-proof- I ing for all kinds of roofing, foun dations, storage tanks, fence post, , etc. The semi-plastic coating will not crack or oxidize. Flows easily j and smoothly to provide good pro- I tection. Ready for immediate use, r and is applied without heating. 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DEPOSIT IWSUXANCE COK|*OIATIOD Acreage For Wheat Smallest Since 1930 ; With harvest of North Carolina’s i 1954 wheat crop near completion, | growers’ reports indicate a State av erage yield of 22 bushels per acre —' 1.5 bushels above yields from the 1953 1 crop and only 1 bushel short of the j record 23.0 bushels harvested in 1951. | Production from this year’s crop is i placed at 6,952,000 bushels, about, equal to the 10-year (1943-52) aver-| age production but 15 per cent short' of the 8,200,000 bushel crop of 1953 and the smallest harvest since 1950. Weather conditions during harvest were almost ideal and the crop was gathered with a minimum of harvest ing losses. However, stands were not up to normal due to the unfavorably dry fall planting season and some win ter kill from colder than normal win ter temperatures. The estimated 316,000 acres harvest ed this year, except for the 1930 crop of 265,000 acres harvested, is the smallest since 1866, according to the PK S T CONTROL [Mi INSPECTION 901 wsT W#*lo'S LARGEST PEST CONTA9I €•. | Call Elizabeth City 6788 Cal. I POUO STRIKES WITHOUT WARNING 8 Our policy pays SIO,OOO of your polio hills for each member of your family so inflicted. Costa but a few cents per day. CALL OR WRITE: IR. Elton Forehand, Jr.. 305 CITIZENS BANK BUILDING r PHONE 607 EDENTON Representing ■ NORTH AMERICA ASSURANCE SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA, INC. Richmond Virginia (release issued today by the North j Carolina Crop Reporting Service. North Carolina growers harvested 1400,000 acres last year and the 10- ,year 1943-52 average for the State is 1416,000 acres. The reduction in acre age this year is attributed to the [wheat acreage control program which ■called for a 26 per cent decrease in | planted acreage. | TRY A HERALD T ASSIFIED Ad| NOTICE To VFW Members The VFW Post home will be open every Friday and Sat urday nights for the benefit of members and their guests.