Heated Race In
Jaycees and Corvairs
Neck and Neck For
A very heated race has de
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and Corvairs. At present the
Jaycees are ahead of the Cor
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The two teams are evenly
matched. They met twice in the
past week, producing two excit
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out the Corvairs by a score of
2-1. The Corvairs’ score came
in the fourth inning when Wes
ley Chesson as lead-off man hit
a home run. The Jaycees’ two
runs came as a result of a home
run by Danny Hassell and a
single by Buddy White after
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I Mike Overton got on base by a
walk. The winning pitcher was
Danny Hassell. He struck out
12 men and gave up only two
hits. The losing pitcher was
j Wesley Chesson. He struck out
110 men and gave up only four
j The second game was literally
I a marathon. It went 12 in-
Inings with the Corvairs edging
lout the Jaycees by a score of
j 5-4. Guy Williams started on
j the mound for the Corvairs but
' was relieved by Wesley Chesson
after the Jaycees had scored
four runs on three hits and a
Chesson did a Terrific job,
holding the Jaycees scoreless
| through the next 11% innings.
He struck out 24 men and gave
up only four scattered hits. The
Corvairs were able to tie the
score in the fifth inning on a
double by Phil Lassiter. Earl j
Chesson scored the winning run j
when Phil Lassiter hit a line
drive in left field. Danny Has
! sell pitched a brilliant game in
defeat. He struck out 24 men
THE CHOWAN HERALD. EDENTON. NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY. JUNE 29. 1991.
i and gave up only six hits. Os
, those six hits Phil Lassiter col
. lected four on six trips to the
i Plate. |
Ten Leading Balters
< un 20 Times at Bat)
Ab. H. Pet.
Mike Overton 31 18 .581
Wesley Chesson 34 15 .441
Danny Hassell 30 13 .433;
Bill Mitchener 42 17 .405'
Ronnie Harrell 26 10 .385
Buddy White 34 13 .3821
Curt Leary 34 12 .353
Brian Twiddy 31 10 .323 1
Rudy Tolley 28 9 .321,
Guy Williams 34 10 .294 j
Standing of Teams
W. L. Pet.!
Jaycees 8 4 .666 j
Corvairs 7 5 .583 j
Rotary 5 6 .455
Lions 3 8 .273
j Capt. Harold Shore j
j Killed In Accident ;
i Continued from Page 1, Section 1
children, who were with him
were not seriously injured.
Capt. Shore, who was 31 years
old, was born in Philadelphia,
Pa. He graduated from the
U. S. Naval Academy in 1952
and a year later received his
wings at Corpus Christi, Texas.
He was stationed at the Naval
Air Station in Edenton for two
years and served in Japan for
two years. His family lived in
Edenton for four years, includ
ing the time he was overseas.
In addition to his wife, he is
survived by a son, Jim; two
daughters, Susan and Sarah
Elizabeth, and three sisters.
A full military funeral will
be conducted later this week at
the National Cemetery at Ar
lington, Va. The Rev. Paul Har
rell, pastor of the Memorial
Baptist Church in Arlington and
uncle of Mrs. Shore, will of
Mr. Boyce flew to Oceanside,
Calif., Monday to be with his
For Careful Driving
Continued from Page 1, Section li
quimans had one accident each,
resulting in no injuries. Three
persons were injured in a single
accident in Gates County for |
the 1960 Fourth week-end.
, The North Carolina State Mo-’
i tor Club of Charlotte predicted
I that at least 21 persons will die
[in * traffic accidents id North
| Carolina during the Fourth of
. July week-end, which will ex
! tend for four days this year.
During the last three years
I Chowan County has not rscord
]ed a single person injured in
; traffic accidents. The patrolmen
say, “Let’s not spoil the record, j
much less our holiday or our j
| “Drive in such a manner to ]
insure that not one person is
injured much less killed—in
this area this Fourth of July.
We urge you to use extreme
, caution in riding and walking
during the holidays.”
aVIC CALENDAR 1
i Continued Horn Page I. Section 1
"Skillet Meali" will be the
demonstration givan at July
Home Demonstiation Club meet
ings in Chowan County
Chowan County Commission
ers will meet Monday morning.
July 3, at 9 o'clock,
Edenton Lions Club will moot
Monday night. July 9, at 7
Edenton Jaycees are sponsor
ing water skiing schools in front
of the old Fish Hatchery on
Pembroke Creek through Thurs
day. July 13.
Revival services are in pro
gress at the First Christian
Church and will continue
through Saturday night, July 1,
with services each night at 7:30
Edenton Rolarians will mael
this (Thursday) afternoon at 1
o'clock in iha Parish House.
Chowan Tribe ot Red Men
will meet Monday night at 9
William H. Coffield Jr. Post
No. 9280, Veterans of Foreign
Wars, will meet Tuesday night
at 8 o'clock.
A dance will be held at the
VFW post home Saturday night,
beginning at 9 o'clock.
Causes An Uproar
Continued from Page 1, Section 1
friends in the entire Albemarle
area, as well as in Martin Coun- '
ty, and his supporters are hope
ful that he will be given the
appointment. A number of|
Edenton friends, contacted Gov-!
ernor Sanford’s office in behalf;
of Wood’s appointment as well
as Bert Bennett, Jr„ of Winston-
Salem, State Democratic Chair
Weldon Hollowell, who was
Sanford's campaign manager in
Chowan County, has harbored a
more or less optimistic attitude.
Mr. Hollowell had this to say
“It was naturally disappoint
ing to learn of the possibility
that Gilliam Wood of Edenton
would not be appointed to the
Highway Commission. The mat
ter is not settled and I still have
strong hopes that his appoint
ment will materialize. It is my
understanding that Mr. Joyner 1
of Garysburg in Northampton
’County well qualified and
could serve the First Division
well. My faith and confidence
in Terry Sanford and his ad
ministration remains strong and
I am certain that a fair and
satisfactory solution will de
Mayor John Mitchener also
sent a telegram to Mr. Bennett
in which he stated:
“We expect the administra
tion to live up to Mr. Merrill
Evans’ promise to Northeastern
North Carolina that Mr. John G.
Wood would be appointed to the
Highway Commission for this
Rocky Hock Team
Holds on to Lead With
Rocky Hock defeated Colerain
3-2 Friday night to maintain
the lead in the Roanoke-Chowan
League. Zackie Harrell was the
winning pitcher, giving up only
four hits and striking out seven.
Rhea did the mound work for
Colerain, giving up 10 hits and
striking but 11.
Bunch, Willoughby, Tynch
and Harrell had two hits each
to pace the Rocky Hock hitting
while Nixon and Morris had one
! each. White, Lassiter, Bunch
and Joyner led the hitting for
the Colerain squad.
Colerain scored their two
runs in the second inning and
then Harrell settled down and
pitched shut-out ball for the
rest of the game. He was in
trouble only in the fifth in
ning when the bases were load
ed, but he retired the side with
The Orioles scored one run in
the fourth inning and two more
in the sixth inning when Harrell
knocked a bases-loaded double
to win his own game. Harrell’s
record is 2-0 in league play.
Standing iDf Teams
W. L. Pet.
Rocky Hock 3 0 1.000
Creswell ....= 2 2 .500
Colerain 1 2 .333
Aulander 1 3 .250
Water Safety Topic
At BPW Meeting
Continued from Fage X, Section 1
“do’s” and “don’ts” for both
swimmers and non-swimmers.
He advised those not used to
swimming regularly to enter the
water gradually. “Don’t swim in
unfamiliar places,” he warned,
“there might be dangerous Ob
stacles under the water. If you
are in a boat and it capsizes,
hang onto the boat and try to
attract attention by splashing
arms in water.” He revealed
that the newest artificial respir
ation is by mouth-to-mouth.
Mr. Venters also displayed sev
eral life preservers and pointed,
out tlHt jrltoose used shouM W
recommended by the Coast
Guard. Demonstrations were
supposed to have been held in
the water, but inclement weather
During the business session,
presided over by Mrs. Anita
Baker, president, it was reported
that the club had paid up for
two years on Federation Home.
The secretary read several thank
you notes, after which it was
announced that a workshop will
be held in September to explain
the duties of committee chair
Miss Pauline Calloway gave
.an interesting report on the
State Convention She and Mrs.
Lena Leary- attended in Durham
recently. Mrs. Leary was in
stalled as District Director at
the convention. She also gave
a brief talk and announced that
the-National Convention will be
held in Chicago July 23-27. |
The club will again sell birth
day calendars this fall, along
with the Jaycees and Woman’s
Club.. The latter club will chair
manship the project.
Mrs. Maggie Dale and Mrs.
Julia Hassell were welcomed as
new members into the club.
Mrs. Dolly Mansfield was a
guest at the meeting.
Three past presidents Were
presented gifts by the club, iMrs.
Laura Ferguson, who will soon
move to Florida, Mrs. Alice
Twiddy and Mrs. Lala Smith.
Mrs. Ferguson asked club to
appoint a new teenage repre
sentative to take her .place.
Mrs. Warren Twiddy, speaking
in the absence of her husband,
reminded members of the bond
issue election July 11. She
pointed out that Chowan High
School, John A. Holmes. High
School and Negro High School
will all benefit if the bond issue
A delicious supper of hot dogs
and all the extra trmimings
were served buffet style.
The club will disband until
Mayor Is Backing
“Hire Now” Drive
Continued from Page 1, SeeiioiTi
fill existing job openings which
in turn will create new employ
County Os Chowan, N. C.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election will be held in the Coun
ty of Chowan, North Carolina, on July 11, 1961, for the purpose of submitting to the
qualified voters of said County the question whether they shall approve or dis
approve (1) the indebtedness to be incurred by the issuance of bonds of said County
of the maximum principal amount of $289,000. to finance the cost of reconstructing,
enlarging and altering the existing building used for the Chowan County High School
and the existing building used for the Edenton High School, including installation of
proper drainage facilities and covered walkways, and the erection of an addition to the
building used for the John A. Holmes High School, and (2) the levy of a tax, for
the payment of such bonds, and (3) the bond order entitled “Bond Order authoriz
i|jg issuance oL $289,000 School Bonds of the County of Chowan” adopted by the
Board of on May 16, 1961, to authorize the issuance of said bonds and
the levy of such tax.
The ballots to be used at said election shall contain the words “For the bond or
der authorizing $289,000 bonds to finance the reconstruction, enlargement and altera
tion of the existing building used for the Chowan County High School and the exist
ing building used for the Edenton High School, including installation of proper drain
age facilities and covered walkways, and the erection of an addition to the building
used for the John A. Holmes High School, and a tax therefor” and the words “Against
the bond order authorizing $289,000 bonds to finance the reconstruction, enlargement
and alteration of the existing building used for the Chowan County High School and
the existing building used for the Edenton High School, including installation of prop
er drainage facilities and covered walkwa/s, and the erection of an addition to the
building used for the John A. Holmes High School, and a tax therefor,” with squares
opposite the affirmative and negative forms in one of which squares the voter may
mark (X) to indicate his choice.
In the event that a majority of the qualified voters shall vote to approve the in
curring of such indebtedness and the levy of such tax, said bonds shall be issued and
a tax shall be levied for the payment of such bonds.
.The polling place which has been designated for each polling precinct and the per
sons who have been appointed to act as Registrar and Judges of Election in each such
precinct are as follows :
EAST EDENTON PRECINCT: Mrs. William Stokely, Registrar; Judges of Elec
tion, Mrs. Emma Bunch and Mrs. J. M. Thorud. Polling place, Court House.
WEST EDENTON PRECINCT: Mrs. George C. Hoskins, Registrar; Judges of
Election, Mrs. J. A. Curran and Mrs. S. Francis Hicks. Polling place, Municipal
ROCKY HOCK PRECINCT: Mr. Alphonso Spivey, Registrar; Judges of Election,
Mr. Ervin Bunch and Mr. W. H. Saunders. Polling place, Henry Bunch’s Store.
WARDVILLE PRECINCT: Mr. T. A. Berryman, Registrar; Judges of Election,
Mr. H. R. Peele and Mr. Jennings Bunch. Polling place, Herbert Peele’s Store.
YEOPIM PRECINCT: Mr. T. J. Hoskins, Sr., Registrar; Judges of Election, Mr.
J. A. Webb, Jr., and Mr. Harry Perry. Polling place, Harry Perry’s Store.
CENTER HILL PRECINCT: Mr. Ralph Goodwin, Registrar; Judges of Election,
Mr. Norman C. Hollowell and Mr. Louis Monds. Polling place, Ross Bunch’s Store.
The polls for the election will open a\ the hour of 6:30 o’clock, A. M., and will
close at the hour of 6:30 o’clock, P. M., Eastern Standard Time. The election will
be held at the same polling places at which the last election was held in Chowan
County for the election of members of the General Assembly.
The registration books shall be opened for the registration of voters at 9:00 o’clock
A. M.,. on Saturday, June 17, 1961, and shall be closed at sunset on Saturday, July I,
1961. On each day (Sundays excepted) during such period, the Registrar for each
election precinct in the County will keep his book open between the hours of 9:00
o’clock, A. M., and sunset for the registration of voters in such election precinct. On
each Saturday during such period each Registrar will attend at the polling place in
bis election precinct between the hours of 9:00 o’clock, A. M., and sunset for' the
registration of voters. .
i V, , ■ ro -irSt .
By order of the Board of Commissioners of the County of Chowan.
Dated Jane 5, 1961. ' *
L S. BYRUM i
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(He noted that the .time was
propitious for a hiring push be
. cause many economic indicators
: show that the national economy
. is on the rise.
“I call upon all loeal employ
t ers, leaders of industry and la-
I bor and members of civic, vet
eran and fraternal organisa
: tions,” he said, “to cooperate
Notice Os Meeting Os The
Board Os Public Works
At the request of a member of the
Board of Public Works, a meeting of
the Board of Public Works is called
for 8 o’clock P. M., on Monday, July
. 10th, 1961, at the Municipal Building
in Edenton, N. C. j
There will be no meeting on
day* July 4th, due to the observance
of Independence Day.
This June 29, 1961.
T. C. Byrum, Jr.
Board of Public Works
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ana assist wic iNonn Carolina
State Employment Service to
carry cait a successful job drivie',
thus increasing local payrolls
and creating the buying power
necessary to maintain a healthy
and solicit economy.”
He who thinks himself the
wisest, is generally the greatest
fool. , <v ’. —Colton.