Plans In Motion To
Hold Down Losses
From Forest Fires
~ Tie Key Personnel Be
'■* ng Shifted By State
Moves designed to give greater pro
tection to North Carolina’s more than
18 million acres of woodlands are be
ing made, State Forester Fred H. Cla
The moves, involving shifting of
some key personnel of the Department
of Conservation and Development’s
forestry division, are:
Transfer of Herman Terry, district
forester at Rocky Mount since 1048,
to Raleigh as an assistant forester
in the forest management branch of
the forestry division.
Promotion of E. F. Corn from as
sistant district forester of the Fayette
ville division to Rocky Mount to suc
Transfer of Ralph C. Winkworth,
assistant forester in the management
branch, to the division’s forest fire
“With the forest fire season begin
ning shortly as leaves of the trees
turn brown and fall to the ground, we
are making every effort to keep down
forest fire losses during the coming
fire season,” Claridge said.
Structure of the thyroids in toy
breed dogs is similar to that of new
born puppies, suggesting that these
tiny breeds, in certain ways, never
Stuffing cotton in a dog’s ears be
fore clipping helps to make the job
easier, because the animal is less like
ly to be alarmed if he cannot hear
the strange noises.
An ordinary denim bag makes an
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drawstring pulled not too tightly
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TEXT: “Thy words are like the
cypress, tall and large, but they bear
no fruit.” Phocion.
A noted clergyman was asked by
another minister why the loud, vehem
ent preaching of his earlier days had
given way to a more quiet, persuasive
manner of speech. The clergyman
“When I was young,” he said, “I
thought it was thunder that killed
people, but when I grew up I discov
ered that it was lightning. So T de
termined that in the future I would
thunder less and lighten more.”
LARGE NUMBER N. C. SCHOOL j
CHILDREN VISIT WILLIAMSBURG
A total of 2,531 North Carolina
school children from 71 schools in the
state studied their history lessons in
historic Williamsburg, Va., during the
past year, Colonial Williams!urg re
The heavy North Carolina represen
tation was part of a record total of
school-age youngsters in classroom
groups topping the previous year by
14 per cent. Some 43,000 students
from more than 900 schools were in
Williamsburg to study early Ameri
can history on the scene. They rep
resented a total of 27 different states.
The school season for student tours
opened in September and continues
through March 15th with reduced
rates for students, specially-trained
guides, and the provision of advance
study materials for classroom use in
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THE CHOWAN HERALD. EDENTON, N. C., THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 30, 1954.
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This story has a message for those
■ who do not speak from public plat
forms, too. We may not use thun
derous words and sweeping gestures.
However, we often make broad anil
general statements which we cannot
really mean. Exaggerated words in
i conversation label us as shallow think
ers. Folks shrug off what we say be
j cause they know we cannot prove our
I statements cannot carry out ou,* -
j boasts. We bore them. The men and
] women we admire in the pulpit, in
I (business and in the home are those I
Uvho thunder less and lighten more.
, | integrating the visit with the text
book study of the early days of our
nation. The regular school tour in
cludes visits to the colonial Capitol,]
Governor’s Palace, 18th century Mag
! azine or arsenal, “Publick Gaol,” Bru
ton Parish Church, and several of the
' colonial craft shops.
W. jTCobb Dies At
. Lilesville Suddenly
W. J. Cobb, 56, a native of Bertie
County, and brother of Mrs. T. B.
Williford and Mrs. W. P. Goodwin,
died suddenly at Lilesville, N. C., Sat
urday mming at 9 o’clock. He lived
: for the past 21 years at Lilesville, and
died while sitting in a chair in his
! office shortly after beginning his
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Vir
ginia McShane Cobb; a son Billie
Cobb; a daughter, Nina Joan Cobb,
both at home; two brothers, Zeb Cobb
of Merry Hill and George Cobb of
Elizabeth City, and four sisters, Mrs.
T. B. Williford and Mrs. W. P. Good
iwin, both of Edenton, Mrs. W. R.
Phelps of Greenville and Mrs. Sophia
Farless of Ahoskie.
Funeral services were held in the
iWadesboro Baptist Church Sunday af
ternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial was in
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I payments, recently voted by Con
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? will be made automatically. It will be
included in checks mailed at the end
of October. It goes in effect Octo
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juvenile delinquency is explained in a
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