Friday, October Ist
Good Neighbor Day
For Towns In N. C.i
Norfolk Group Will Visit
Edenton In Day’s
Friday, October Ist is going to be
a lucky day for some local residents.
For on that day “Miss Good Neigh
bor” will be in town to distribute $5
Os course, the bills she distributes
will not be Uncle Sam’s $5 bills but
they will be just as good if they are
used at any store In either Norfolk
or Portsmouth on October Bth or 9th.
It is all part of the promotion for
the annual Norfolk-Portsmouth Good
Neighbor Days. R. F. Welton, 111.
chairman of this retail event, says the
slogan, “If you can’t find it at home
you can find it at Norfolk or Ports
mouth,” is the keynote of the entire
“It is not our plan to draw trade
from the local merchants in our neigh
boring towns but rather to point out
to our good neighbors that Norfolk
and Portsmouth are better places to,
shop for those hard-to-get articles I
than the other large cities where they
may have been shopping.” No defi
nite time has been set for the visit on
Friday but a one-car delegation con
taining Miss Good Neighbor and re
porters and photographers will visit
the town some time that day to pay
an official call on the Mayor and then
go into the shopping area to distribute
the Good Neighbor cash to unsuspect
These $5 certificates may be used’
toward the payment of merchandise
purchased on October Bth or 9th in
any retail store in Norfolk or Ports
mouth but will not be accepted ns
payment for mail orders, as a de
posit on time payment merchandise, or
on payment of accounts. It is trans
ferrable, however, so that if the re
cipient cannot use it she can give it
to a friend or relative to bring to Nor
folk and Portsmouth.
Good Neighbor cash totaling SISOO
will be given away in twenty-three
Virginia and North Carolina towns-
In addition, SSOO in $1 certificates will
be given away to shoppers in Norfolk
and Portsmouth on October Bth and
North Carolina towns to be visited
include: Murfreesboro, Rich Square,
Scotland Neck, Tarboro, Williamston,
Elizabeth City, Hertford, Edenton,
Windsor, Aulander, Ahoskie, Winton,
Gatesville, Conway, Jackson, Weldon
and Roanoke Rapids.
BIBLE CLASS MEETING
The Young Woman’s Bible Class of
the Edenton Baptist Church will meet
Tuesday night, October 5, at 7:30
o’clock. The meeting will begin at
7:30 o’clock and all members are urg
ed to attend.
No quality is rarer than true bene
volence; even those who imagine they i
possess it are generally merely of a j
weak or complaisant nature.
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[ CHOWAN HIGH SCHOOL NEWS ]
We, the members of Chowan High |
School, welcome Mr. R. H. Copeland,
our new principal, to the school and
Ito the community. Mr. Copeland
comes to us from Harrellsville, warm
ly welcomed. Already our new prin
cipal has won expressions of highest
i esteem from parent, pupil, and fac
ulty member. We hope Mr. Copeland
plans to stay with us a long time.
The P.T.A. of Chowan High School
held its first meeting of the .1954-55
school year at 8 P. M., September 21,
in the auditorium with Mr. Wilbur
Privott, president, presiding. The
principal, discussions of the meeting
concerned the cafeteria, and the base
The senior home room won the at
tendance banner for the month. The
seniors intend to keep that banner!
The evening ended in a happy so
cial hour in the newly renovated cafe
The Chowan High School senior
class has chosen its cast for the sen
ior play, Mystery at Midnight, by Ma
bel Conklin Allyn. The members of
the cast are: Rathbume Wentworth,
Fred Layton; Mrs. Wentworth, Evan
geline Copeland; Barbara Cory, Mary
Sue Elliott; Alma Cory, Jean Evans;
. Cloyd Parker, Jackie Morris; Dick I
| Lawrence, Delton Bunch; Energine!
Washington, Sara Margaret Asbell;
Rasmus Washington, George Jordan;
Letty Flanders, Peggy Perry; Oscar
Jansen, Norman Lee Bass. Rehear
sals started Wednesday at 6:45 P. M.
The play will be given on October 15,
1954, at 8 o’clock in the Chowan High
School auditorium. A small admission
will be charged. Everyone is invited
The prompter for the senior play is
'Anne Hollowell; the idol’s eyes moni
tor is Sylvia Runch. Ushers are Ida
Anne Blanchard, Janice Harrell, Mary
Morris, Shirley Ruth Boyce, Mary Em
ma Perry, Marjorie Harrell and Rose
Marie Hollowell. Director is Miss
Minnie Waren, senior sponsor.
The Chowan Ramblers will open the
evening’s entertainment with several
The class is working very hard to
ward getting ads for the Chowan
Chief, senior yearbook.
Norman Lee BasS, better known as
“Shorty”, is an active and well-liked
senior of Chowan High School. Some
of his activities are FFA, Dramatics
| Club, Reporter of Publicity Club,
mimeographer on school paper staff,
and an actor in the senior play. His
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THE CHOWAN HERALD. EDENTON. N. C-. SEPTEMBER 30, 1954.
I favorite hobby is farming in Rocky
Hock. He plans to make farming his
The seniors had their first class
party on Thursday evening, Septem
ber 9, at Bass’ Landing. Pictures
were taken for the yearbook, Chowan
Members of the senior class have
secured half the money necessary for
putting out a good yearbook. They
have displayed on special forms the
names of the merchants who have giv
en them ads, and have asked everyone
to patronize these merchants who
have helped make possible the year
book of 1954-1955.
The Future Homemakers of Ameri
ca were proud to bring home a blue
ribbon from the Chowan County Fair
for their exhibit, The Train to Good]
Health. The money will go into the
j treasury to be used during the year
I for projects, parties, equipment, etc.
The FHA had its first meeting ini
the auditorium on September 21, with
the new officers in charge: Jeanette
Bunch, president; Christine Jordan,
vice president; Sylvia Bunch,, secre
tary; Rose Marie Hollowell, treasur
er; Sara Margaret Asbell, parliamen
tarian; Rose Marie Hollowell, song
.leader, and Thelma Lane, reporter.
Projects are being considered by the
I FHA, but as yet none have been de
The FHA Rally will take place at
Roanoke Rapids this year. All mem
bers are urged to attend.
Tlve officers of the Chowan Chapter
of Future Farmers of America for the
year 1954 are: George Jordon, presi
dent; Wallace Evans, vice president;
Stuart Hollowell, secretary; Delton
Bunch, treasurer; David Bateman, re
porter, and Bobby Chappell, sentinel.
There are seventeen freshmen en
rolled in Vocational Agriculture this
year. These newcomers are called
Green Hands in the Future Farmers
of America. They have several re
quirements to meet before they can
become members. They have complet
ed about half of them.
The Chowan Chapter of Future
Farmers entered a booth in the Cho
wan County Fair and won second
place. Their theme was “Homestead
Improvements”, showing improve
ments that can be made on a farm
that will add to the comforts of farm
Beta Club News
The Beta Club of the Chowan High
School held a call meeting on Tues-
day, September 21, 1954, to meet Mr. f
]E. J. Fogg, representative of Crowell
Collier, to get us started on our mag
azine sales campaign.
Mary Sue Elliott and Evangeline
Copeland chose sides and each side
I set a goal. Our business manager is
This is our only financial project
for the year.
Eighth Grade News
The eighth grade has two teachers
this year. One is our beloved Mrs.
Elliott, and the other is a new teach
er, Mr. Spainhour, who sent the fol
lowing information about himself.
Ralph A. Spainhour: graduate of Ap
palachian Training School and Carson-;
Newman College; home in Morganton,
North Carolina. We all like Mr.
Seventh Grade News
The seventh grade of Chowan High
School (Mrs. Rufus Smithson, teach-,
er) won first prize, Blue Ribbon, at
.the Chowan County Fair for their fine
Mural, On The Westward Trail.
Fourth Grade News
We have new pupils in our group
[this year. They are: Jo Ann Cope
land from Harrellsville and Robert
Stallings from Hobbsville. We are
very happy to have them and hope
they enjoy being with us.
We have 14 boys and 21 girls, mak
ing a total of 35 pupils.
Our work is so different this year.
We have more books and more work.
We think we will enjoy our new sub-,
ject, geography. Our teacher is Missj
Hattie Hudgins. •
One Track Mind
“In times of trial,” said the preach-■
er, “what brings us the greatest
And from the back row came an*
answering voice, “An acquittal.”
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