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    Join The Edenton Chamber Os Commerce Wednesday, November 2nd
Volume XXVll.—dumber W.
Annual Membership Drivl Df
Edenton Chamber Commerce
Will Be Held November 2nd
Goal Is Set at $15,000;
Kickoff Meal Wed
nesday Morning For
Captains and Group!
Os Canvassers
Preparations are now being
made to conduct the annual
membership drive for the Eden
ton Chamber of Commerce on
Wednesday, November 2. It is
hoped to complete the drive in
one day under the direction of
the co-chairmen, Jesse Harrell of
the Edenton Furniture Company
and R. S. Atkinson, Jr., execu- I
tive vice president of Peoples •
Bank & Trust Company.
A kick-off breakfast Wednes-;
day morning will be held for |
membership team captains and j
solicitors who hope to go over
the top in their effort to reach
the necessary goal of $15,000, if
the Chamber's effectiveness forj
promoting Edenton’s -future eco
nomic growth is to be main
The following questions and
answers will indicate to pros
pective new members of the
Edenton Chamber of Commerce
some of the basic functions of a
Chamber of Commerce and who
may expect to receive benefits:
What Is The Objective Os
A Chamber Os Commerce?
There is only one answer to I
this question —a Chamber of |
Commerce is predominantly a
business organization set up to
serve the business interests of
the community. To be success
ful, it should develop increased
business for the members, either
Continued on Pago 2. Section 1
20 Years Ago
A* Pound in the Files of
The Chowan Herald ,
u— J j
It was announced that a foot
ball game between Wake Forest
College freshmen and the Nor-j
folk Naval Base Hospital had j
Been arranged as an Armistice
Day attraction on Hicks Fields
with proceeds going to purchase
uniforms for the high school
Football fans in Edenton were
delighted to learn that Paul
Spencer, a former Edenton grid
iron hero, was one of the stars
on the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Unanimity Lodge No. 7, A- F,
A A. M., held an educational
program with C. B. Holmes of
Hertford as the principal speak
er. 1
[Meeting Changed]
At the special meeting of
Town Council held Monday
night if was decided to hold the
November meeting on Monday
night. November 7, instead of
the second Tuesday. November 8.
The change was ordered due J
to the general election, at which i
time the Council Chamber will
be used in counting ballots. I
plana Completed For Annual
Halloween Party Monday Night
Ghosts, witches a™* goblins
will march agaih this year in
the parade preying the annual
Halloween party at the play
ground Monday night,' October
SI. The party will begin at d
o’clock at l childreh are request
ed to assemble in costume at
5:45 at- the Edenton Elementary
School to march in the parade.
The John A. Holmes High
School Band will lead the pa
rade, which is under the super
vision of the Varsity Club.
Prizes will be given for .the j
.bast motor and best non-motor
[_ (feats. Prizes will also be
k* awarded to a boy and a girl for
the most original, most com-
party, spdaaored by the
Kdentdt WoThan's Club, the
Children will be treated to free
, Ryland Community Building Started !
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Pictured above is Hubert Byrum as he lays the first block of
cement for the Ryland Community Building which is now in
progress. This is one of the pro eels chosen for communiiy de
velopment by Ryland community and sponsored by the Ryland
Home Demonstration Club.
Mayor Issues Proclamation For
Week Os October 31 Observed
Chamber Os Commerce Week
Mayor John A. Mitchener an
nounced today a proclamation
declaring the week of October
31 as Chamber of Commerce
Week in Edenton. The Mayor’s
proclamation was issued to coin
cide with several important
Chamber activities which will
begin with a banquet meeting
for members and their wives,
Tuesday night, November 1, at
7 o’clock at the Masonic Tem
ple, which will be followed by
the annual membership drive
starting Wednesday m aiming
when a kick-off breakfast tor
the drive’s captains and tfreir
teams will be held at the Eden
ton Restaurant.
Mrs. Lena Leary
BPW Club Speaker
Points Out the Lack
Os Eligible Voters
To Cast Ballots
The Edenton Business and
Professional Women’s Club met
,for the October meeting in the
Barker house. The Public Af
fairs Committee, with Goldie
Niblett, chairman, was in charge.
In the absence of Ernest Ward
as guest speaker, the parliamen-
Continued on Page 2—Section )
i Meeting Os Library
Staff October 28th
Miss Marion Robertson, li
brarian at Shepard-Pruden Me
morial Library, has announced
that the regional staff meeting,
which was to have been held in
Plymouth Wednesday, has been
I postponed until Friday, October
I*2B, The library will, therefore,
be closed all day Friday, Octo
ber 28.
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brew, bobbing apples and pea
To add to the merriment there
will be the talking witch, fish
ing fronds, fortune telling, movies
and a hayride conducted by the
Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Frank Roberts of radio station
WCDJ will be master of- cere
monies for the night of spooks
and Halloween harrows.
H. A. “Izzy” Campen, mastef
mind of many of the features at
the party, is again lending a
| helping hand. The Jackson Ra
dio-TV Service will furnish the
| public address system. Town
employees are installing the
lighting as well as performing
other services.
Contributions from local ifier
r>”»nts mske possible this biggest
and' most successful party held
' in Chowan County each year to
entertain the children*
** ton, Chowan County, North Carolina, Thursday, October 27, 1960.
Advance ticket reservations
indicate at least 150 will attend
the Chamber banquet. The la
dies of the Eastern Star will
serve and the main course will
be turkey and country ham.
John A. Holmes, superintend
ent of Edenton public Schools,
will introduce the guest speaker
of the evening, Edmund Hard
ing, nationally famous humorist
and after dinner speaker whose
hometown is Washington, N. C-
Bruce F. Joni&s, president of the
Edenton Chamber of Commerce,
who will preside as toastmaster,
stated that the Chamber was
j fortunate in being able to have
I Continued on Pace B—Section )
Episcopalians Plan
Hold Area Services'
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Rt. Rev. John Hines,;
Bishop of Texas, I
Will Speak
Episcopalians throughout the
Diocese of East . Carolina will be
gathering in Plymouth Novem
ber 2, Goldsboro November 3,
and Wilmington November 4 to
hear the Rt. Rev. John E. Hines,
Bishop of the Diocese of Texas.
Bishop Hines will address all
the congregations of the diocese
in a program of inspiration and
witness arranged by the Depart
ments of Evangelism and Pro
motion. The' Rev. George B.
Holmes, rector of Saint Paul’s
Episcopal Church, and the Rev.
Charles I- Nenick, rector of
I Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Continued on Page 3—Section 1
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As of Monday of this weak
John Ervin Sanderlin became
associated with Phthisic's Super
Market in the capacity of as
sistant manager. Mr. Sanderlin
was formerly employed at the
Edenton A fc P Store,
Aces Will Take On
Ahoskie Indians In
Crucial GameFrktay
Outcome Might De
termine Champions
Os Albemarle Con
With eight consecutive victor
ies to their credit, Edenton’s
Aces are scheduled to play the
Ahoskie Indians in Ahoskie Fri
day night at 8 o’clock.
The game might be the om
to decide the Albemarle Confer
ence Championship, for neithe,
of the teams have been defeatec
in conference play. According
to advance reports and the re
ports of scouts, the Ahoskie out
fit is a very strong team this
year, so that a battle royal
might be the outcome.
Ine Aces will go to Ahoskit
Continued on Page s—Section 1
Mrs. Maddrey Will
Speak At Meeting
V>f Woman’s Cluh
Edenton Woman’s Club will
meet Wednesday afternoon, No
vember 2, at 1 o'clock at thi
Edenton Restaurant. The cluL
will be honored by the presence
of Mrs. C. Gordon Maddrey of
Ahoskie who is president of the
North Carolina Federation of
Women’s Clubs.
Mrs. Maddrey will deliver an
address with her subject be
ing “The Federation Story”.
Mrs. J. D. Elliott, president of
the Edenton Club, urges all
members to be present and es
pecially asks for a 100 per cent
paid up for “Dollars For Schol
ars .
Democrats To
Meet Mondav
Chowan County Democrats are
! urged to attend a rally which
will be held in the Court House
Monday night, October 31, at 8
The principal speaker for the
occasion will be Congressman
i Herbert Bonner and it is hoped
| the Court House will be filled
to overflowing.
Bonner Will Speak i
At Lions Meeting
Edenton’s Lions Club will
meet Monday night, October 31,
at 7 o’clock at the Edenton Res
' taurant. A feature of the meet
ing will be an address by Con
gressman Herbert Bonner. Fol
' lowing the meeting Mr. Bonner
I will be the principal speaker
at a Democratic rally to be held
in the Court House at 8 o’clock.
Edenton Jaycees are veryj
much concerned about citizens,
being able to cast a ballot in
the general election on Tuesday.!
November 8. They, therefore, j
urge every eligible voter to be |
sure he or She is registered in
the proper registration books.
Registrars will be at the vari- !
ous polling places the last time
Saturday. October 29 from 9
A. M., until sunset.
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Town Council Votes To Boost
Price Os All Lots In Cemetery
Meeting in special session j
Monday night, Town Council-1
men considered a number of (
matters which, due to the length |
of regular meetings, have been i
sort of “laid on the shelf.”
One of the items considered
was a proposed sewage disposal [
system. Mayor Mitchener late,
last week received a letter from j
W. E. Long, Jr., Chief of Pol-j
lution Control Section of the ]
State Sanitation Committee, re- '<
j minding the Mayor that Edenton’s ,
I permit to discharge raw sewage
jin local waters would expire
t February 1. The time schedule
for Edenton was for construction
Ito begin on or before October,
Two Authors Meet
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At left above is pictured Mrs. Inglis Fletcher and Mrs. Emily
Badham Coxe, both authors. Mrs. Coxe. author of “Mothor of the
Maid,” is autographing a copy of her hook for Mrs. Fletcher at
>pen house observed in honor of Mrs. Coxe Tuesday night of last
week at the Cupola House, when many people a.tended to greet
Mrs. Coxe. daughter of Mrs. R. P. Badham, and hear a brief ad
lress about writing and publishing her book.—(Pholo by J. P.
licks, Jr.)
Barter Players To
Present Program In
Edenton Oct. 29th
Appear In Element
ary School Auditor
ium Saturday Night
; At 8 O’clock
A distinguished cast including
Jim Mitchum, son of actor Robert
Mitchum, will be here with the
Barter Players to present “Rum
pelstiltskin" Saturday night. Oc
tober 29, at 8 o’clock in the
Edenton Elementary School au
i The world famous Barter
Theater of Virginia is being
brought here by the Edenton
Woman’s Club. Tickets are
available from club members
and will be sold at the door.
Admission is children 50 cents
and adults SI.OO.
i The play is certain to enchant
the young in heart and is based
on the fairy tale. “Rumpslstilt
skin.” The story is about the
young, beautiful miller’s daugh
ter, who is commanded by the
king to spin gold out of straw.
I An introduction to the out
standing members of the cast
j Rumpelstiltskin Richard A.
Jones of Gadsden, Ala. Holding
1 a B.S. degree in musical educa
r tion, he once taught band at the
!i Forsyth County High School at
Cumming. Ga., but after two
successful seasons with the in
; ternationally known Abingto.n,
| Va., playhouse, he has traded
the baton for a veteran actor’s j
make-up kit.
\ Ingret—Jim Mitchum. Big as
1 his famous dad and handsome, i
I too, he has appeared in. the mo-,
j tion pictures “Thunder Road." j
“Beat Generation” and “Girl’s j
j Town.” • He has appeared five j
times on television’s “Juke Box
Jury” and on the Frank Sinatra
] (Continued on Page 4, Section 2)
I 1960 and completion of treat-
I ment works on or before Febru-
I ary 28, 1961.
In part, Mr. Long wrote the
, Mayor as follows:
“Since we have not received a
: progress report concerning this
: matter, and since no plans have
; been submitted for construction,
j it would seem impossible to have
! the necessary treatment facilities
| completed by February 28, 1961.
1 Therefore, it is requested that
] you advise us as to the status of
this matter, and what progress
has been made concerning the
promotion and holding of an
other bond election to finance
Continued on Pege 9-4kcUm t
Rotary Guest |!
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Featuring the meeting of the
Edenton Rotary Club today
(Thursday) at the Parish House
will be Major Mildred C. Bailey, i
Women's Army Corns Career ■
Guidance officer for the Third
United States Army.
Improvement Meeting
At Advance Oct. 28
The Advance Community Im
provement meeting will be held
Friday night, October 28, at 7:30
o’clock at the Advance Commun
ity Building. All people in the
community are urged to attend.
Guest Speaker {
•n .J£or
Featuring the meeting of the,
Edenton Woman's Chib Wednes-i
day afternoon, November 2. will
be Mrs. C. Gordon Maddrey of,
Ahockie, president of the North
Carolina Federation of Women 'a
Chibs. 1 i
$2.50 Per Year In North Carolina
jProve An Easy Prey
iFor Edenton Aces
[Better Be Careful];
V r !
Corporal L. S. Meiggs of State I
Highway Patrol on Tue:day I
demonstrated a new radar speed !
checking device which is now I
in operation in this area. The
device is capable of checking'
speed from patrol cars with no
wires or csbles crossing the
A demonstration was held on 1
Tuesday morning and among
l u ose who watched t v e dtmo.n
r.tration were Recorder Judge
Weldon A. Hollowell and Prose
cutor William Privoit, both of
whom approved the accuracy of
tho new device.
This new contraption has been
added by the State Highway Pa
trol in the interest of promoting
safety on the highways by de
tecting speeders. Its purpose is
not to see how many arrests
can be made but to reduce
speeding, for speed is the main
killer on the highways.
Kitchen Shower
At Rocky Mock
Announcement has been
that a kitchen shower will be
held at the Rocky Hock Com- 1
munity Center Tuesday night,
November 1, from 7:30 to 9:30
The purpose of the affair is to
secure gifts for the kitchen in l
the way of pots, pans, silver
ware, table cloths, wash rags,
washing powder and \ly kind
of an item which can be used in
a kitchen.
The public is cordially invit-l
ed to attend and it is hoped
many gifts for the kitchen will,
be realized.
Society Plans Chicken
Salad Supper Nov. 3
Sponsored by the Woman's So
ciety of Christian Service of i
the Methodist Church, a chicken
salad supper will be served
Thursday, November 3. This
supper has been very popular
in the past and plates will be
delivered from 4 to 6 o’clock.
Anyone desiring to buy plates
are requested to phone 2665.
Guest Speaker For
Auxiliary Meeting 1
j •
Mrs. Blanche Hudgins of Sun- j
bury, district president of the!
I VFW Auxiliary, will attend the j
meeting of the VFW Auxiliary,
which will be held Thursday,
night. November 3 at the post;
Mrs. Hudgins will speak at the
I meeting, so that Mrs. Doris Tol
j er, president, urges every mem
ber to attend.
The Edenton Band Parents
Association will meet Wednes
[ day night, November 2. at 8 1
| o’clock in the band room. All |
1 members are urged to attend.
; Major Mildred C. Bailey Will Be
j Rotary Meeting Speaker Today
“Women in the United States I
I Armed Forces” will be the subj
j ect of discussion at the Rotary
| Club meeting this (Thursday)
(afternoon at 1 o’clock in the
Parish House.
The program will concern
! Armed Forces selection stand-
I ards for women, women's mis
i sion in the defense establish
j ment, types of jobs performed,
i and the contributions that ser
. vice women are making to Na-!
I tional Defense.
The presentation will be made,
.bv Major Mildred C. Bailey, the I
(Women’s Army Corps Career]
■Guidance Officer for the Third
! United States Army, with head-,
quarters at Fort McPherson, Ga.'
i Major Bailev will be accompan- j
Ued by Ist Lieutenant Mattie V.
j Edenton Boys Roll Up
51-6 Score Against
Ancient Rivals Be
fore Record Crowd
j hard-fought football game de
veloped into a rout Friday night
l in Hertford when the Edenton
’ Aces ran roughshod over the
j Perquimans Indians to win 51-6.
The Aces crossed the Perquim
-1 ans goal line nine times, but a
spectacular 55-yard punt return
by Tolley was called back due
io a cupping penalty. The ball
luggers for the eight touchdowns
were Hopkins, Tolley, Dixon,
Spivey. Forehand and Britton,
with Hopkins and Tolley mak
ing two each. Hopkins also
smashed through the line for
four of the extra points, but two
‘ were nullified due to the Aces
being penalized. Forehand made
the other extra point by a beau
tiful drop kick.
1 Edenton kicked to start the
I game and held the Indians to
minus six yards in three plays
and after punting Hopkins rip
ped off 44 yards on the first
' play, and on two more plays
he scored a little later,
j Late in the first quarter Fore
hand fell on an Indian fumble
lon the Edenton 40. Dixon. Hop
kins and Tolley alternated in
carrying the ball to the Hert
ford 35. from where Tolley
i skirted right end to go the dis
tance. Before the quarter end
ed Tolley gathered in a punt
and raced 55 yards for a touch
down. but it was nullified be
cause of a clipping penalty The
I third touchdown was made eerly
,in the second quarter whpn an
' other Indian fumble was recov
(Continued on Page 3, Section 3)
j Great Pocahontas
Will Visit Edenton
Chowanoke Council No. 54.
Degree of Pocahontas, will meet
. tonight (Thursday) at 8 o’clock.
! A feature of the meeting will
II he a visit of the Great Poca
hontas. Mrs. Elizabeth Berkel
''heimer of Charlotte, who will
speak during the meeting.
Dinner will be served in the
hall at 6:45 o’clock and Miss
Rerniee Brooks. Pocahontas, urg
es all members to attend.
[ civic calendar]
The annual membership drive
cf the Edenton Chamber of
Commerce will be held Wednes
day, November 2.
World famous Barter Players
of Abington, Va„ will pre-°nt
l "Rumpelstiltskin" in the Ele
mentary School auditorium Sat
urday night. October 29, at 8
Center Hill Junior 4-H Club
will hold a Halloween Derty Sat
urday night. October 29.
A community improvement
1 meeting will be held at the Ad
vance Community Building Fri
day night, October 28, at 7:30
| Registrars will sit at the vari-
Continued on Page 4—Section 1
| Parker and Master Sergeant
! George R. Moore, both from Ra
i leigh headquarters.
I Major Bailey is a native Tar
‘ Heel with 18 years military ser
vice. having entered the Wo
-11 men’s Army Corps during the
■' first days of its inception in
-i 1942.
-I She received her commission
, as a second lieutenant in Aug
-1 ust 1942, at Des Moines, lowa.
: In her present assignment, she
( has supervised the WAC enlist
|ed and officer procurement pro
j grams throughout seven south
; eastern states since January 1958.
In this capacity, she has dis
■ cussed women’s careers in the
! Armed Forces on many occas
j ions. aoDearing before civic or-
Coniintwd on Pay* &. Bsclioa l

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