Chowan ASC Office
| “Why run the risk of under
■planting your allotment crops or
*>overplanting and having to pay
Lthe reporter to measure off the
Lexcess acreage, when premeas
lurement cost so little and means
|so much?” asks H .O. West, lo
fi cal ASC office manager.
| “Any farmer may have the
laid off for him on which
|he will plant his allotted crop
f for this year. This service
fwhich is offered to producers of
jiall allotment crops is termed
|‘premeasurement’. You may re
-4 quest this service through the
| county office which began Janu
ary. 4. The farmer will be re
jquired to pay only the actual
i cost of the visit to his farm
sand the determination of acreage
ton his farm. The deposit to
t cover this cost is made by the
I farmer at the time he makes his
application. Only a limited
I amount of premeasurement work
t can be done in the short time
1 available, so applications should
Ibe made early. All farmers de
siring premeasurement should
1 visit the ASC office as soon as
Since marketing quotas have
been approved for 1960 crop of
cotton the next step for the
farm operator will be to choose
between the “A” and “B” a lot
ment and price support programs
for his farm. However no elec
tion can be filed until after the
farm operator receives a notice
of the price support levels ap
p'cable for 1960 under “A” and
The level of price support for
1960 cotton will be announced
by the Secretary of Agriculture
not later than January 30, 1960.
The 1960 spring sign-up period
will begin Januaiy 15 and end
January 31, 1960.
Are you receiving top prices
for your grains?
Visit the county ASC office]
and get all the information on,
how you can obtain price sup-|
port on your grain.
Price support is available]
through February 1, on barley, I
grain sorghums (milo), oats, rye,'
soybeans, and wheat.
Corn loans will be available
through February 29, 1960.
“If you have not returned your
peanut marketing card to the
ASC office please do so immedi
ately after marketing your pea
nuts,” says Mr. West.
“Wool producers, bring in your
sales documents to the ASC of-!
fice and make application for
590 Arrests Made
In Edenton In ’59
According to the annual re
port of Chief of Police George
I. Dail, Edenton police made a
total of 590 arrests during 1959.
Miscellaneous traffic arrests led
the list at 253, followed by 93
arrested for drunkenness.
Os the 590 arrested, 551 were!
found guilty as charged. Those]
arrested included 281 white'
males, 62 white females, 214
colored males and 33 colored fe
, \ For the year fines amounted
to $7,551.75 and costs $4,111.95
for a total of $11,663.70. Os
th s amount $4,285.10 represent
ed officers’ fees, which were
turned back to the town.
Activities during the year in
cluded 698 calls answered and
investigated. 48 accidents in-,
vestigated, fiye stolen automo
biles recovered, 4 funerals
worked, 293 courtesies extended.
J 327 doors found unlocked, 18
: fire calls answered, 6.853 park
ing citations issued and 166
lights reported out.
The police made 12,359 radio
calls and were on the air 16
hours, 51 minutes and 29 sec
Three Rural Fires
Fire Chief W. J. Yates reports
that during December firemen
answered three calls, all of
wh'ch were out of town.
The firemen were out three
hours and 30 minutes. They
were op the air 35 seconds and
traveled 17 miles, laid 900 feet
cf hose and 90 volunteers re
Property involved amounted
to $182,506 with damage esti
mated at $4,080. Insurance car
ried on the prooerty totaled
Hie firemen held one fire
drill during the month, answer
ed two still alarms and worked
150 hours on repairing discard
ed Christinas toys.
rifts, but misrhiffi
Club Holds Meeting
The Chowan Intermediate 4-H
Clu'b met Tuesday in the school'
aud.torkim. The meeting was
called to order by Dennis Hare, 1
president. The group repeated
together the Pledge to the
American Flag and the 4-H
Pledge. “America” was then
sung, after which Sheriy Baker
read the fifth Psalm. Linda By
rum led in prayer.
The roll was called by Sandra
Harrell with 56 present. The
minutes were read and approv
ed. Miss Catherine Aman and
Harry Venters gave out some
of the achievement certificates
to those who were not at the
November Achievement Day pro
gram. Those present then di
vided into respective groups.
Miss Aman gave the girls a
demonstration on “Good Nutri
tion is Fashionable.” The dem
onstration was most informa
tive about the foods that should
be eaten every day. Miss
Aman used a flannel board and
flannel figures representing the
various foods. The title “Good
Nutrition is Fashionable” was
carried out by us ng the fig
ures in a fashion show which
could take place in a kitchen.
Harry Venters gave the boys
a demonstration entitled “Good
So 1 Conservation Practices.” He
used a soil-filled box to show
how tile can be placed and used
in a field to eliminate excess
water and improve the drain
age. At the close of the dem
onstrations the groups we: e dis
20 YEARS AGO i
Continued from Paae 1, Section 1
ton, which was in l'-e grip of
a small-size blizzard.
It was announ-ed that the
Suffolk an 1 Carolina Railroad,
fer many years a part of the
: Norfolk Southern system, run
] ning between Suffolk and Edon
■ ton would soon be abandoned.
Nearly 1,000 paonJe turned
j out to hear Hande's "The Mes
] siah," prese-iei in the high
school audlorium by singers
coming from Greenville, Ayden,
Snow Hill and Goldsboro.
R. E. Leary, secre ary of the
Edenton Building & Loan Asso
ciation, announced that interest l
of oast yeas
amounted to .u/u/47.
O. C. Ward, prom'nent Cho
wan County farmer, was seri
ously injured when bis car
i skj-’ded into a truck on the icy
Miss Tudor, director cf the
i-ome service deoartment of the
Virginia Electric & Power Com
pany, was princiral speaker at
the Home Demonstration Clubs'
County Council held in the
John F. White in an early
announcement, scaled *ha* he
would be a randida'e for re
election as Representative for
[ The Olympic Games 1
The Olympic Games, part of
which will be held in Squaw-
Valley, Calif, in February, were
so important to the ancient
Greeks that they were used to
World Book Encyclopedia ex
plains that the original games
| were foot races in honor of
[ Zeus, king of the Greek gods.
In the 300’s 8.C., it became
customary to mark time in
“Olympiads.” the periods of four
(years between celebrations of
ihe Olympic Games. All events
were dated from 776 8.C., the
date of the first recorded race.
The custom disappeared about
A D.. 440, after the 304t,h Olym
The Olympic festivals were
originated by the people of Elis,
a Greek city-state on the plains
of Olympia. Gradually, all the,
Greek city-states joined in the
Olympics. Other contests, such
as jumDing, discus-throw ng and
chariot-racing, were added.
As the city-states declined,
athletes from other lands began
to participate in the games.
In about A.D. 60, the Roman
emperor Nero entered the con
tests. One cf the purposes of
the games was to glorify the in
dividual, his skill and his sports
manship. But Nero was a poor
athlete and by competing he
lowered the standards.
The gamps deteriorated and
by A.D. 394 thev had become
sd corrupt that Emperor Theo
dosius abolished them.
Centuries passed, while earth 1
awakes and floods buried the
plain under 20 feet of graveT
When excavators found the
ruins of the ancient shid'um in,
1878. interest i" the »ames ws'
revived. In 1896 e'ght nations
took part in the fiwt Oimme*
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