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Well, it is time to surrender that
hour of sleep gained back in
October. Sunday marks the return
to Daylight Savings Time.
At 2 A.M. Sunday it will be
necessary to turn your clocks
forward one hour. But lor those
wanted to keep pace with time
without staying up all hours of the
night to do so, we have seen
nothing which prohibits you from
doing the clock-turning bit before
In the past this writer has been a
miserable failure when it comes to
giving advice on times. We have
managed to foul up Halloween,
Christmas parades, and yes, even
have people going to church after
This year, however, we are
reporting with better authority
the weekly bulletin from
Immanuel Baptist Church. Rev.
Paul Hawkins is suggesting to
members of his congregation that
they wait until after Sunday
School and morning worship
services to tamper with the time;
turning forward their watches in
Titles Are Cheap
The Chowan Herald has been
givpn a “sports editor” and this
writer has been given a new title.
And it all started up in Rocky
Henry Thorpe & Associates,
Inc., sent out a news release
appearing elsewhere in today’s
edition, addressing it to Bill Cozart
as “sports editor” of The Herald.
He passed it along to us with the
assistant sports editorship.
We don’t know whether Mr.
Cozart was elated or offended. But
( we learned a long time ago that
titles are cheap.
The General Assembly of North
Carolina will begin annual
sessions in January, 1974. The
effects these sessions will have on
state government are unknown,
yet we believe it will strengthen
the legislative process.
Annual sessions will bring about
many changes. Not the least of
these will be the necessity for
Secretary of State Thad Eure to
put together the voluminous North
Carolina Manual every year.
But more importantly, it will
allow the state to operate on a
more realistic budget, as well as
insure better legislation-or the
lack of much bad legislation.
If the state had been operating
yiith an annual budget, there
would not be nearly S3OO-million in
surplus funds at the end of the
current biennium. This money
would have been put to use long
ago where it would benefit the
In past sessions, legislators
have grown weary at the tail end
of a lengthy sojourn in Raleigh,
letting bad legislation be enacted.
It then takes two years or a
Supreme Court ruling on the
constitutionality of the issue
before anything can be done.
A case in point could be the act
Relating to Management of the
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JUNIORS SHOW, SELL ANIMALS-The 1973 Chowan Junior
Livestock Show and Sale, held on Wednesday of last week, was
highly successful. At left, George W. Lewis, executive vice
president of Peoples Bank & Trust Company is shown with Jeff
Copeland, who exhibited the champion steer. In the center picture,
Price For Junior Animals Good
Jeff Copeland, FFA member of
Chowan High School, exhibited the
champion steer and won first
place in the fitting and
showmanship contest for steers at
the 19th Chowan County Livestock
Dr. Edward G. Bond of Edenton
has received the Selective Service
System Meritorious Service
Award* with its certificate, medal
and lapel button as a symbol of
appreciation “from a grateful
nation for the services” he
rendered as medical advisor to
Local Board No. 21.
0. C. Long, Jr., chairman of the
local board, made the
presentation this week. “It is
indeed a pleasure for me to
represent the State Director of
Social Service, the Governor of the
State of North Carolina, and the
President of the United States in
thanking you for your unselfish
services to your community and
nation while serving as medical
advisor,” Long told the recipient.
The services of medical
advisors in each county is no
longer necessary, Long pointed
out, due to the consolidation of
The same time, Long and Jay W.
Dillon, chairman of Local Board
No. 73, Perquimans County,
announced that the local boards
will move from their present
location on Church Street in
Hertford to The Federal Building
in Elizabeth City.
“The move of the local board
office was effective Wednesday
the chairman said, “and
registrants who desire to visit the
local board office should now
contact the office personnel at the
new location.” Dillon and Long
further stated that the office hours
at the new location will be from
8:15 A.M. until 5:15 P.M., Monday
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Copeland Exhibits Champion Steer
Show held last week at the
American Legion Fair grounds.
The champion steer was Hereford-
Angus cross and was purchased by
Peoples Bank and Trust Company
for 65 cents per pound.
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NEW BANK BUILDING STARTED-Forming for the vault is
one of the first steps taken when constructing a bank building. In
the background are workmen as they begin this important phase
of the new Northside branch of Bank of North Carolina, N. A. The
site is at the corner of North Broad Street and Paradise Road.
Bank Building New Branch
Construction has begun on the
Bank of North Carolina, N. A.,
branch in Northside Shopping
Center. The branch will be
located at the corner of North
Robert W. Moore, executive vice
president of Edenton Chamber of
Commerce, has been invited to
participate in an Industrial
Mission to Canada. The invitation
was issued by Gov. Jim
The mission will include six
Chamber of Commerce
representatives from the power
companies, the Deputy Secretary
of Natural and Economic
Resources and two Commerce and
Industry staff members.
The mission to the Canadian
cities of Toronto, Hamilton, and
Montreal, is scheduled for April 30
through May 4.
The purpose will be to discuss
North Carolina as a location for
Canadian manufacturing firms
interested in expanding into the
Southeastern United States, as
well as to follow-up on those firms
indicating a definite interest
during the 1972 visit. The mission
will be promoting North Carolina
and not specific sites.
Show, Sale Set
Historic Edenton, Inc., and
Edenton Jaycees are sponsoring
the second annual Antique Show
and Sale in National Guard
Armory, May 25-26.
Woody Oopeland, president of
the Jaycees, reports that all
booths have been leased and
exhibitors will be present from as
far away as New Jersey,
Maryland, Pennsylvania and
Sponsors are now preparing
Edenton, North Carolina, Thursday, April 26, 1973.
Warner Perry of Bank of North Carolina, and Ivey Ward are
pictured with the grand champion pen of three hogs. George Moore
of Belk Tyler expresses interest in the champion hog, in the picture
at right. Harry Ward exhibited the animal.
Another winner of two trophies
was Ivey Ward, 4-H club member
of Ryland Junior 4-H Club. Ivey
had the champion pen of three
hogs and exhibited the reserve
champion individual hog. The
Broad Street and Paradise Road.
Jack Harris, vice president and
manger of the bank’s Edenton
operations, said the structure is
expected to be completed in 16
weeks. Houston Construction
Company of Jacksonville is
Harris noted that many sub
contractors from the immediate
area will be used.
The branch will have an almost
identical appearance from the
front and back. It is of Colonial
design and will be full service
facility with drive-in capabilities.
The new branch will have night
depository and safe deposit box
facilities along with two business
offices and a lounge.
Civil Court Slated
A Civil session of Chowan
County District Court will convene
here on May 7, according to Mrs.
Lena M. Leary, court clerk.
Mrs. Leary noted that non-jury
hearings will be held on the first
day with jurors advised to report
on May 8.
Sheriff Troy Toppin stated that
the day of the week on cards
notifying jurors to report was
jim Ollis of Laurinburg,
executive assistant to World
President Roy Banarsee of
Jaycees International, will be
keynote speaker and install new
officers for Edenton Jaycees
Ollis is no stranger to Edenton
Jaycees having spoken here
before and enjoyed the support of
the local chib in his climb to
national positions in the
The banquet will begin with, a
social tour at 6:30 o’clock. Dinner
will be served at 7:30 o’clock
Joe Hollowell will be installed
Hollowell Heads Jaycee Slate For 1973
champion pen of three hogs sold
for 46 cents per pound and was
bought by the Bank of North
The top price per pound of the
animals in the show (81 cents) was
paid for the champion individual
hog by Belk Tyler. Harry Ward
was the exhibitor of champion
The total money to be paid to the
boys and girls for their animals
and prize money will be $9,176.
The winner of the fitting and
showmanship contest for hogs and
trophy was Ronnie Nixon. Other
winners in the fitting and
showmanship contest for hogs
were Cindy Ward, second place
and Pat Perry, third place.
Other winners in the fitting and
showmanship contest for steers
were Randy Copeland, second
place, Cindy Ward, third place,
and Gene Jordan, fourth place.
Ivey Ward had the reserve
D. Baker Hog Market paid 76 cent
per pound for the animal.
Cindy Ward exhibited the
reserve champion pen of three
hogs and M. D. Baker Hog Market
purchased the three pigs at 46 cent
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BEAR FACTS —Although born blind, with no teeth amd only
nine inches long, this black bear in less than eight wet ;ks has
matured into a lively creature being nursed back to good health
by Police Chief J. D. Parrish. Lindsey Everett, wildJil'e area
supervisor, wrestles playfully with the cub which was deserted
by her mother in Washington County. Everett said the cub will
never be kept in captivity, but will be turned into a wildlife
sanctuary when she is able to shift for herself.
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Within a few weeks the long
awaited joint Chowan-
Perquimans solid waste disposal
program will become a reality.
The three major pieces of
refuse-collector truck, and 80 four
cubic yard containers-are
expected from their respective
When tlhe equipment is received
and the containers placed, 40 in
each counity, the program will get
underway. The landfill site is near
Chowan and Perquimans
commissioners, Farmers Home
Administration, Chowan County
Planning Board, and others have
spent much time and effort in
reaching agreements for a landfill
site, drawing up equipment
specification, locating container
“The primary purpose of the
solid waste disposal program is to
protect the clean and aesthetically
pleasing environment of the two
counties,” a spokesman stated.
“Both counties are dedicated to
this project and are actively
seeking the cooperation of all
citizens to insure its success.”
A few guidelines for the use of
the co nta/ners has been established
for the program. They include:
Deposit household waste only.
All refuse shall be placed inside
the container; not alongside.
Bulky items such as appliances,
tree linnbs, furniture, etc., shall be
transported to the landfill, located
on Secondary Road 1303.
Explosives or other dangerous
materia 1 shall not be placed in the
People with questions regarding
the solid waste program can
contact members of the county
commissioners, Dallas Jethro,
county coordinator, or members
of the planning board. Planning
board members are: George W.
Lewis, chairman, T. D.
Berryman, Jr., A. C. Hudson,
Woodrow Lowe, Charles
Overman, W ilbur J. Privott, J. A.
Webb, Jr., and Pete Thompson, ex
as president, succeeding Woody
Copeland, who recently * was
elected a state vice preside nt.
In addition to Hollowell, new
officers to installed include:
Wallace Evans, chairman o f the
board; James Ellis, first vice
president; Jimmy White, sec ■ond
vice president; Mike En 'in,
secretary; Alton Clark, treasurer;
Carroll Forehand, state direct tor
and Mike Brown, corresponding
Directors, are: Ken Lowe,
Harold Spencer, Gerald Severson;
wayne Asniey, narry opruuj and