1960 Corn Trials
pTatson 826 and Best
% X 3 Top Yielding
Watson 826 and Best X 3 were
Northeastern North Carolina’s
top yielding corn hybrids in the
Official 1960 Corn Performance
Trials conducted by N. C. State
Wetson 826 led the full season
test with a yield of ,124.4 bushels
pef acre. Funk 90014 was sec
ond with 123.4 and Watson 726,
was third with 122.1.
. Best X 3 led the short season j
test with a yield of 127.9 bushels,
pef acre. Wood V-51A was a
.close' second with a yield of
125.2, while McNair 304A came
in third with 120.7.
Nortjh Carolina Corn Perfobn
_ar>ce Trials are conducted each
®Jyear by State College. Super
' vising the tests again this year
was A. J* Crowley of the De
partment of Field Crops.
The trials give commercial
seed cpmpanfes an opportunity to
test hybrids and advanced breed- '•
ing lines under farm conditions.
Results are not to be taken as
State College recommendations,
•Crowley pointed out. Instead,
they should be used as a guide
in selecting next year’s hybrids.
In commenting on the trials,
Crowley said that the hybrids
in the short season tests vary
, “The very early maturing hy
brids which are desired by many
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farmors normally are not the
highest yielders in the tests,” he j
added. * |
borne of these early maturing i
hybrids were VPI 648, Speight j
D-8, Watson 516, Funk G-76, De-
Kalk 803-A and Pioneer 3428. J
All of these hybrids averaged j
from 102 to IQB bushels per acre.
TWo other characteristics of
particular importance to North
eastern North Carolina farmers
are ear height and the ability
of stalks to stand up under ad
In this connection, Crowley)
pointed out that high-yielding)
Wood V-51A had the poorest
standability of all hybrids en
tered in the short season test.
“Generally,” he added, “lower
yielding hybrids have better
If* a farmer is interested in
planting a different short sea- j
son hybrid from what he has
grown in the past, Crowley sug-j
gests that he plant only a small'
plot the first year. In this way,|
he can come nearer deciding if
the hybrid meets his needs.
Complete information on the
• 1960 Corn Performance Trials is
, available free from county agri
cultural agents. The information
also may be obtained by writ-,
ing to the Department of Field.
i Crops at N. C. State College. I
Included in the Northeastern'
; North Carolina or Northern
Coastal Plain testing area are
Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank,!
. Perquimans, Gates, Hertford,'
Northampton, Halifax, Nash,!
Edgecombe, Wilson, Bertie, Mar-'
i tin, Pitt, Chowan, Washington,
• Tyrrell, Dare, Beaufort and
Hyde counties. ,
Farmers in the area participat
r | ing in the tests were Ray Morse,
J Hertford; J. C. Long, Margaretts
j ville, and Atlat Wooten, Green
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THE CHOWAN HERALD. EDENTON. NORTH CAROLINA. THURSDAY. JANUARY 12. 1961.
R. N. Eason Dies
After Long Illness
Rufus Nellie Eason, 72, of Ty
ner, Route I,'died Wednesday of
last week around noon in Chapel
Hill Memorial Hospital follow
ing an illness of several years.
He was. a native of Chowan
County, a retired farmer, and a
sen of the late J. C. and Doro
thy Elizabeth Eason.
Surviving are one brother,
Richard Everett Eason of the
home; two nieces, Miss Carrie
Lee Hollowell of the home and
Miss Clarissa Hollowell of Ty
ner; two nephews, Joseph B.
Hollowell of Corapeake and
Richard Clifton Hollowell of
Camarillo, Calif., and several j
He was a member of Ballard’s)
Bridge Baptist Church. Funerali
services were held Friday after- '
noon at 2:30 o’clock at the home
by the Rev. Henry Napier, pas-i
tor of the Center Hill Baptist'
Church with burial in the fami- i
Pallbearers were E. M. How
ell, E. L. Brinkley, M. D, Baker, j
H. R. Peele, Aiton Topping and
T. D. Berryman.
Minutes Os County .
Board Os Education
! January 3, 1961
| The Chowan County Board of j
i Education held its regular meet-1
| ing January 3. 1961, at 10:00 A. 1
M. The following membei’s were j
present: G. B. Potter. Garland |
Asbell, Eugene Jordan* Marvin i
Evans, Sherlon Layton and Mrs. |
F. A. Ward.
i The meeting was called to or
der by the chairman, Mr. Potter.
The minutes of the previous
meeting were read by the secre
tary, and same were adopted by
| a motion made by Mr. Asbell,
i seconded by Mr. Layton and
I unanimously carried.
| The report of the local school
I fund treasurer was presented for
Chowan High School and the
White Oak School. The reports
were adopted by a motion made
by Mr. Layton, seconded by Mr.
Evans and duly carried.
The secretary read the bills
paid in December, and same ap
proved by a motion made by Mr.
Evans, seconded by Mrs. Ward,
and duly carried:
Veterans depreciation fund,
$21.50; County NDEA funds,
$565.23; teucherage fund. $85.09:
lunchroom funds. $452.09; cur
rent exnonse fund, $3,767.46; to
The superintendent reported
that upon the passing of- Frank i
W. Benton, architect, that he had
written for a statement to be
filed with the board covering'
the outstanding account for ser
vices rendered during the past
The meeting of the District
School Boards Association at
Windsor, N. C., January 24, 1961
from 4:00 P. M., through 8:00
P. M„ was announced by the
The superintendent called to
the attention of the board of
the various scholarship funds for
teachers being offered through
the various colleges and univer
sities and stated that our teach
ers should make an effort to
avail themselyes of the oppor
tunity to further improve their
leaching efficiency in the fields
of science, mathematics and the
social studies. A resolution was
offered by Mr. Jordan and sec
onded by Mr. Evans and duly
passed that our teachers avail
themselves of these financial op
portunities, and that the super
intendent and principals encour
age the teachers to do so.
There being no further busi
ness the board adjourned.
G. IV POTTER. Chairman
W. J. TAYLOR, Secretary
NOTICE OF SALE
i Chowan County.
i Under and by virtue of the*
power of sale contained in cer
! tain mortgages executed by H.
111. Collins and wife. John Col
' lins and Henry Harrell and Wife,
| dated January 15, 1953-February
14, 1959-December 1, 1958 and
i February 9, 1950, and recorded
in Book DT 61. page 22; DT
pook 75, page 77 and 78; Book|
j 65, page 126 and Book 73, page
| 591 in the office of the Register
j of Deeds, Chowan County, North
Carolina, default having been
made in the payment of the in
debtedness thereby secured, and
said mortgages being by the
terms thereof subject to fore
closure, the undersigned mortga
gee will offer for sale to the
highest bidder for cash at the
Court House door in Chowan
County, North Carolina at Pub
lic Auction ai 11 A. M„ on
February 9, 1961, ihe property
conveyed in said mortgages, the
same lying and being in Yeo
pim Township, Chowan County,
North Carolina and more fully
described as follows:
Tract number one:
That lot of Jordan Land, des
ignated as lot No. 1U in the
plat of Jordan and Brinkley
Lands, which is registered in
Book N. page 378 and is the
; same land conveyed to Samuel
1 & Henry Collins by C. S. Vann
! and Wife dated November 1,
1920, containing 48 acres more
| or less.
| Tract number two:
That lot of Brinkley Lands
designated as lot No. 5, formerly
owned by M. C. Brinkley, Perry
Speight and C. S. Vann, and
known as the Brinkley-Vann
Land and plat of which is reg
istered in Book N. page 378.
Chowan County Registry, and
containing 44.5 acres more or
less and is the old home place
of Henry Collins and where John
Collins now resides.
A deposit of 10*'o on the first
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v 1,000.00 bid and 5% on the bal
ance will be required of the
successful bidder at time of sale,
and will be subject to raised bid
within 10 days from date sold.
Deed will be delivered to pur
chaser in fee simple and all tax
es and assessments thereon will
be paid if legally in order.
J. C. BLANCHARD &
Holder of Mortgages.
G. A. WHITE, Trustee.
Dated and posted this January
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the
power of sale contained in that
certain deed of trust executed
by E. B. White, Jr., and wife,
Helen T. White, to the under
signed trustee, dated March 28,.
1958, and recorded in Book 73,
page 407 in the office of the
Register of Deeds of Chowan
County, North Carolina, default
having been made in the pay
ment of the indebtedness there
by secured, and at the request |
of the holder thereof, the under-,
signed trustee will offer for sale
at public auction to the highest!
bidder for cash at the courthouse
door in Edenton, North Carolina,
at twelve o’clock noon, on the |
31st day of January, 1961, the'
property conveyed in said deed >
of trust described as follows: j
All of my undivided interest
|in and to ' those certain three
tracts of land situate in Second.
Township, Chowan County,]
North Carolina, described as fol-.
lows: First Tract: Known as
the E. B. White Home Place, I
containing 100 acres, more or]
less, and being the same land
described in that certain deed
1 from Joseph A. Byrum to E. B.
White which is recorded in
Book J, at page 408 of the Cho-|
wan County Public Registry', ref-i
erence to which deed is hereby |
made for a more complete des
cription. Second Tract: Known
as the Blue Land containing 600
acres, more or less, and being
the same lands described in |
deed from O. E. Lane to E. B. ]
White which is recorded in Book
O. page 477 of (the Chowan 1
County Public Registry, refer ]
ence to which is made for aj
more complete description. ]
Third Tract: Known as the Dil
lard Land containing 287 acres,
more or less and being the same
land allotted Elizabeth Lane
White in the division of the W.
H. Lane lands and known as
Lot No. 2 of the old Bear Swamp
land, and described in division
Deed which is recorded in Book
L, page 483 of the Chowan
County Registry, reference to
which deed is hereby made for a
more complete description.
This 28th day of December.
R. L: COBURN. Trustee
Williamston, N. C.
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the
power of sale contained in that
] certain deed of trust executed
; by Lloyd Alvin Twine and wife,
Katherine Twine, to Kenneth G.
Cumming, Trustee, dated May
1 10, 1955, and recorded in Book
69. pages 135 and 136, in the
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\ Edenton, N. C, || if
office of the Register of Deeds
of Chowan County; and under
and by virtue of the authority,
vested in the undersigned Sub-j
stitute Trustee by instrument
dated November 18, 1960, and
recorded in said Public
try; default having been made ;
in the payment of the indebt
ness thereby secured, at the di
rection of the holder of said in- (
debtedness, the undersigned Sub
stitute Trustee will offer for
sale at public auction to the
highest bidder for cash at the
courthouse door in Edenton,
North Carolina, at 12:00 Noon,
on the 30th day of January,]
1961, the property described in]
said deed-of trust as follows,,
That certain lot located on the
west side of the Center Hill
Road leading from Center Hill
to Cisco Station, and being, also
on the west side of the old
right-of-way of the Suffolk and
Carolina Railroad Company and ]
beginning in the western edge j
of said right-of-way at the corn
er of the A. L. and Bei'tha L.!
Twine and C. I’. Coston property,
thence westwardly and along!
the C. F. Coston property line]
one hundred eleven (111) yards!
to a point in the said C. F. Cos-]
ton property line; thence north-1
wardly forty-four (44) yards to]
a point; thence eastwardly and]
keeping exactly forty-four (44)
'•ards between this call and the
[first call described above one.
hundred eleven (111) yards to
the western edge of the afore
said right-of-way; thence soutli
j wardly and along the western
. edge of said right-ff-way forty-'
four (44) yards to Ihe place of
I beginning, and containing about
[one (1) acre, and being the samel
I property conveyed Unto the par
ities of the first pail by deed of
l A. L. Twine and wife, dated;
[April 2, 1955, and recorded in 1
| Deed Book 11, page 268, in the
j Office of the Register of Deeds
|of Chowan County,
i This the 6th day of December,
N. E. AYDI.ETT,
j ADMINISTRATRIX NOTICE~
j Having qualified as Adininis
,tratrix of the estate of Louis L.
|Nixon, deceased, late of Chowan
[County. North Carolina, this is
ito 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
iwill be pleaded in bar of their
recovery. All persons indebted
to said estate will please make
I immediate payment.
This 22nd day of December,
MRS. ELSIE B. NIXON.
I Administratrix of Louis L. Nixon.
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and bv virtue of the
power and authority conferred
lupon the undersigned by the
Clerk of the Superior Court of
(Chowan County in an order
'dated December 19. 1960, in a
[special proceeding entitled, J. E.
Charlton, Administrator . of the
estate of Benjamin J. Leary, de
ceased, vs. Anna M. Howard and
Maggie Hexstall, 1 will offer for
sale at the Court House door in
Edenton. North Carolina, at 11:00
A. M. oil Friday. January 20.
1961, the following described
real property located in the
First T ownship, Chowan County,
■ North Carolina, and more par
ticularly described as follows:
All the rights, title and interest
of Eenjamin J. Leary in and to
that land lying on the North
side of Virginia Road and be
ginning at a stage on said road,
aa feet Eastwardly from the lot
heretofore conveyed to Weldon
Skinner; thence along the said
road Eastwardly 35 feet to an
other stake, fronting on said
road, and running back North
wardly between parallel lines
perpendicular to said road to i
tne canal ditch; bounded on the
North by canal ditch; on the*
East by lot conveyed to Isaac j
Roberson, on the South by Vir
ginia Road, and on West by
Jesse Bailey, being a part of the
lands conveyed to Jesse Bailey
by Dr. Richard Dillard and be
ing Ihe same lands conveyed to
Bertha Jernigan by Jesse Bailey
and wife, Annie Bailey, and reg
istered in Book P, page 184.
Chowan County Register of
Deeds office, reference to said
deeds being made for more par
ticular description and chain of
A deposit of 10% shall be re
quired of the successful bidder
on the day of the sale and the!
remainder on delivery of deed, i
I This the 19th day of Decern-1
her, 1960. j
JOHN E. SHACKELFORD, ;
~ NOTICE OF SALE OF \
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE i
! By virtue ot the authority
vested and conferred upon the 1
undersigned, the undersigned
will offer for sale at public bid
dings. for cash, to the highest
bidder on the premises at
Small’s Cross Roads, Chowan
County, North Carolina, at 11:00
o’clock A. M., on Saturday,
January 21, 1961, the real estaie
in Second Township, Chowan
County, North Carolina, to wit:
! Beginning at the Southeast
corner ot the intersection of
Ferry Road with N. C. Highway
No. 32, running thence along
j Said Ferry Road South 80 deg.
East 46.61 chains to a gum;
: thence South 2 deg. W’est 10.40
BOURBON ; 3 7, 5 “
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chains; thence South 5 deg. East
20.92 chains to an oak; thenca
in a Westerly direction along a
ditch, its various courses, 60.93
chains to a bridge on N. C. High
way No. 32; thence along said
highway North 12 deg. East 36.64
drains; thence along said high
way North 5 deg. East 18 chains
to the point of beginning, being
bounded by Ferry Road, N. C.
Highway No. 32, and the lands
of A. S. Bush, H. Welch and
Copeland, containing 158.91
acres, more or less.
Courses and distances in the
above tract taken from Plat of
subject property prepared by
David Cox. Surveyor, December
13, 1921, N. C. Highway No. 32
and Virginia Road are different
names for the same highway.
Prospective allotments of crops
for the year 1961:
Cotton 7 acres
Tobacco 1.75 acres
Peanuts 17.6 acres
A deposit of ten per cent of
the purchase price will be re
quired of the successful bidder
or bidders at the sale. The re
maining balance of said purchase
price shall be payable upon de
livery of Deed, said Deed to be
I delivered not later than Febru
ary 1. 1961. The undersigned
reserves the right to reject any
or all bids made on said prop
Dated and posted this 20th
I dav of December, 1960.
] WELDON A. HOLLOWELL,
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