SOIL CONSERVATION NEWS
' | By JAMES H. GRIFFIN. Soil Consarrafionisl
W. E. \ Bond, Edenton, select
ed his jftobacco land this year
using the’ soil survey may furn
ish him ty the Soil Conserva
tion Service through the'; local
Soil Conservation District. He
reports that this is the best to
bacco crop tie has raised in sev
eral years. He says it is one
of the few times he has had his
tobacco patch in the same type
of soil. It works better and
Mr. Bond ist revising his con
servation farm; plan which was
prepared in iSeptember, 1945.
All the conservation practices
planned then hi'.ve been carried
out. Technical assistance in pre
paring the conservation farm
plan is furnished by the Chowan
Unit, Albemarle Soil Conserva
(Mr. Bond has planned a grass
based rotation of wheat and fes
cue for his toba&cco acreage.
The wheat will be harvested and
the fescue left on the land for
Other conservation practices
planned include operi. ditch and
tile drainage, coastal bermuda
grass add to his present graz
ing program, contour rows and
new field divisions to get each
field as near the same land ca
pability class as possible. Some
of his present fields have as
many as four land capability
classes or soil types all on the
same row. He says it’s impossi
ble to fertilize and cultivate
with so' many different condi
tions in the field.
Richard Jackson, Yeopim com
munity, is starting a small grain
fescue rotation for his tobacco
this fall.. He will seed 20 pounds
of fescue 1 per acre mixed with
his small grain this fall. Next
spring, he will harvest the small
grain leading the fescue through
According to a tobacco rota
tion experiment being conduct
ed at the Oxford Research Sta-
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tion. this type of rotation is
worth over «SIOO per acre. It
controls nematodes, improves the
soil structure, increases the
water-holding capacity, and con
If you haven’t tried fescue in
your tobacco rotation, now is the
time to seed the fescue and
Burnt Mill Creek Watershed
E. C. Graham, SCS Assistant
State Conservationist, Water
sheds, and his party visited
Burnt Mill Creek and Pollock
Swamp last week following the
hurricane. They reported no
flood damage on Burnt Mill
Creek and plenty on Pollock
Swamp. The channels in Burnt
Mill Creek were full but not|
overflowing. Some damage was
done by the hurricane such as
trees falling in the channels and
“washes” caused by improper
alignment of culverts and inade
quate surface protection. Mr.
Graham and his party were
well-pleased with the “test” on
Burnt Mill Creek.
*1 A contract for the installation
iof culverts and preparing and
seeding of the roadway beside
the channels will be let within
the next few weeks.
Pollock Swamp Walenlhed
The planning of Pollock
Swamp Watershed has been
moved up to October following
the trip in the watershed last
week. Wallace Goodwin, Chair
man of the local landowners,
and L. C. Bunch, Chairman of
the Albemarle Soil Conservation
District, were told by Mr. Gra
ham that the SCS Planning
Party was ready to start as soon
as the local legal organization
was ready. The local legal
work is being stepped-up to
meet the new deadline of Octo
Damage from flooding of
cropland was heavy in the wa
tershed. Water crossed the roads
and several “wash-outs” oc-
TKB CHOWAN HERALD. EDENTON. NORTH CAROLINA. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 22, 1960.
SCS Biologist Rhy Smith visit
ed form ponds of M. D. Baker,
Tyner, N. C., and A. C. Griffin,
Edenton on Friday, September
16. Both ponds had lost most
of their fish. A few bass were
found in Baker’s pond. It was
recommended that a stocking of
large fish (Bream) be obtained
this fall for Baker’s pond. Fer
tilize with 200 pounds of lime
and *2OO pounds of 8-8-2 ferti
A. C. Griffin’s pond water
was low in oxygen. It was rec
ommended to apply 25-50 pounds
of superphosphorate now and to
use a motor boat to stir the
water to increase the oxygen
Merry Hill News
By LOUISE B. ADAMS
Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Smith of
Colerain visited Mr. Smith’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Pridgen
and children of LaGrange were
week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Owen Barfield and family.
Mr. and Mrs. George Oliver
and children of Cary, spent the
week-end with Mrs. Oliver’s
mother, Mrs. Sallie Adams and
brother, Sammie Adams.
The Rev. Wright of Windsor,
pastor of the White Oak Meth
odist Church, visited friends in
the community Wednesday.
W. T. Davis made a business
trip to Norfolk, Va., on 1 Wed
nesday of last week.
Mrs. Chet White and daugh
ter, Anna Raye, were in Eden
ton on Thursday of last week
The Rev. and Mrs. Oscar
Turner and Mrs. J. D. Smith
wick visited the Rev. and Mrs.
Lamar Sentell and family on
Tuesday of last Week at Bal
lard’s Bridge in Chowan County.
Mrs. Eugene Bowen, Mrs. Ma
ble Wolfe and Mrs. Nellie Keet
er of Windsor visited Mr. and
Mrs. Wesley Winborne Thursday
Mrs. Claude Small, Jr., and
children, Sheila, Karen and C.
E., of Edenton visited Mrs.
Small’s brother-in-law and sis
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Chet White,
Mrs. W. T. Davis visited her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Rogerson in Edenton on
Mrs. Milton Robertson •" of
Rosemead spent Thursday night
with her parents, Mr. and ! Mrs.
Mrs. E. J. Pruden, Sr., Mrs.
E. J. Pruden, Jr., and children,
Ellen and Edmund 111, made a
trip to Norfolk, Va., Saturday
E. J. Pruden, Jr., was in Ahos
kie several days last week on
Mrs. Raymond Outlaw was in
Edenton on Friday afternoon
t Mr. and Mrs. Don Ambrose
and family of Portsmouth, Va.,
visited Mrs. Ambrose’s parents,|
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Baker on;
Tuesday of last week. j
Mrs. J. I P. Love and daughter, j
Nina, were in Edenton Saturday 1
morning pn business.
Tommie Cobb and son, Ken
neth of Elizabtth City spent]
Saturday night and Sunday
with Mrs. T. E. White and Mrs.
J. P. Love and daughter, Nina,
Becky Bunch and Charlie Bill
Phelps attended the football
game in Windsor Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Smithwiek
and children visited their daugh
ter, Fonda at East Carolina Col
lege, Greenville on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Williams
and daughter, Lynn, of Ahoskie
spent the week-end with Mrs.
Williams’ mother, Mrs. Lloyd
Harvey Williams of Ports
mouth, Va., spent the week-end
with his wife and daughter, who
are spending some time with
Mrs. Williams’ parents, Mr. and 1
Mrs. Elbert Pierce.
Mr. and Mrs. Chet White
made a trip to Farmville, Va.,
Sunday to take their daughter,
Anna Raye, to enter Longwood
Mrs. B. G. Willis visited her
sister, Miss Nancy Pruden, who
is a patient in the hospital in
The Rev. R. T. Smith of Ashe
boro is guest in the home of the
Rev. and Mrs. Oscar Turner this
Anna Raye, Martin ind Marion
White and Ann Smithwiek at
tended the football game in
Windsor Friday night.
Revival meeting is being held
this week, beginning September
18, ending Sunday, September
25, at Capehart’s Baptist Church.
The Rev. Grissom, pastor ofj
First Baptist Church in Eliza
beth City, is the visiting preach
er. Services begin each evening
at 7:30 o’clock. The public is'
Mr. and Mrs. James Davis of,
Windsor visited Mr. Davis’ par-i
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davis
Mrs. Chet White and Mrs. Vi
ola Cowan were in Windsor
Monday afternoon on business.
Three Fire Alarms
Answered In Augustj
Fire Chief W. J. Yates re
ports that during August there
were three fire alarms, two in
Edenton and one out of town. |
For the Edenton fires the!
firemen were out one hour and 1
an hour and 10 minutes out of
town. They were on the air 20
seconds in town and 15 seconds
out of town. In Edenton the
firemen traveled 5 miles and 40
miles out of town.
Hose laid was 600 feet in j
Edenton and 300 feet out of!
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank everyone for
the many beautiful cards and
other kindnesses during my re
cent visit to Chowan Hospital
and the Memorial Hospital at
pd —Philip* Smithson.
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town. Thirty-one firemen re
sponded for the Edenton fires
and 20 out of town.
Property involved in the
Edenton fires was estimated at
$43,000 and $5,000 out of town.
Damage caused by the Edenton
fires was estimated at $530 and
S3OO out of town. Insurance in
Edenton was SIB,OOO and $3,000
out ot town.
The firemen held- one drill
during the month and refilled
10 fire extinguishers.
*NOTICE~ OF DISSOLUTION
THE ALBEMaRE PEANUT
That on the 29th day of Au
gust, 1960, THE ALBEMARLE
PEANUT COMPANY,- Edenton.
North Carolina, filed Articles of
Dissolution in the Office of the
Secretary of State of North Car
olina. and is now in the process
This, the 31st day of August,
(s) BENJAMIN M.
Having qualified as adminis
tratrix of the estate of Sadie A.
Bembry, deceased, late of Cho
wan County, North Carolina, this
is to notify all persons having
claims against the estate of said
deceased to present them to the
undersigned within one year
from date of this notice or same
will be pleaded in bar of their
recovery. All persons indebted
to said estate will please make
This 18th day of August. 1960.
MABEL B. COLLINS,
Administratrix of Estate
of Sadie A. Bembry.
NOTICE OF SALE OF
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE
Under and by virtue of the
power of sale contained in and
the authority conferred by that
certain Deed of Trust executed
by Curtis A. Twiddy and wife,
Elma A. Twiddy, dated the 11th
day of October, 1958, and re
corded in Book of Real Estate
Mortgages No. 73, at pages 507-
508, in the office of the Regis
ter of Deeds of Chowan County,
North Carolina, default having
been made in the payment of
the indebtedness thereby secur
ed and said Deed of Trust be
ing by the terms thereof sub
ject to foreclosure and the pow
er of sale having become abso
lute, the undersigned Trustee
named in said Deed of Trust
will offer for sale at public
auction to the highest bidder
for cash at the Court House
door in Edenton, Chowan Coun
ty, North Carolina, at 11:00
o’clock A. M., Monday the 17th
day of October, 1960, the prop
erty conveyed in said Deed of
Trust the same lying and being
in the Town of Edenton, Cho
wan County, North Carolina, and
more particularly described as
That certain lot or parcel of
land with all buildings and im
provements thereon being known
as Lot No. 1 in the Division of
Lot No. 36 of the North Eden
ton property and described as
follows: Beginning at a point
in the East line of North Oak-
um Street and running North
41 deg. West 103.8 feet to an
alley; thence along said alley
North 50 deg. East 31.2 feet to
the line of Lot No. 2 in the
Division of Lot No. 36 of the
North Edenton property; thence
along the line of Iw>t No. 2
South 71 deg. East 75 feet to
Oakum Street; thence along
Oakum Street South 19 deg.
West 79.5 feet to the first sta
tion. And being the same prop
erty conveyed to the said Cur
tis A. Twiddy by H. B. Bat
ton et als by deed dated Sep
tember 16, 1946 and duly re
corded in the office of the Reg
ister of Deeds of Chowan County
in Book of Deeds No. 6, page
498, said deed and those instru
ments mentioned therein being
hereby referred to and made
part hereof for further descrip
tion and chain of title.
Dated and posted this Septem
ber 15, 1960.
R. C. HOLLAND, Trustee
By: W. S. PRIVOTT,
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF REAL
Under and by virtue of the
power and authority contained in
that certain deed of trust exe
cuted and delivered by Walter
S. Pierce and wife, Grace M.
Pierce, dated the 2nd day of May,
1960, and recorded in the office
of the Register of Deeds for
Chowan County, N. C., in Book
77, at page 102, and because of
default in the payment of the
indebtedness thereby secui ed and
failure to carry out and perform
the stipulations and agreements
therein contained and. pursuant
to demand of the owner and
holder of the indebtedness se
cured by said deed of trust, the
undersigned trustee will expose
for sale at public auction to the
highest bidder for cash at the
usual place of sale in the county
court house of Chowan County,
in the city of Edenton, N. C., at
12 o’clock, noon, on the 12th day
of October, 1960, all that certain
lot or parcel of land, situate,
lying and being in Chowan
County, State of North Carolina,
and more particularly described
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OFFICE PHONE 2426 RESIDENCE 2934
as follows: Beginning at a point
412 feet on the Southwest cor
ner of Harrison A. Valentine
property and cornering with Lot
6 on the South and Valentine
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ELIZABETH CITV. \. C.
I point of beginning. This being
and containing one lot 75x92,
, more or less.
Subject to unpaid taxes and
i assessments lor paving, if any.
i This sale will be held open
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