a -It VninnT-iimWS. -: $1.25PerYear Explains Sheffield Cotton Situation Speaker Holds Atten tion of Everyone Present . Chas. A. Sheffield. Assistant to the Director of Agriculture in North Carolina, the man who had charge of the Cotton Control Plan in the State of North Carolina, is so thor oughly familiar with the subject on which he spoke at the Rotary Club xMnnpr mi TupiuIav niirht that every wJM- of his address was interesting to his hearers, who included a repre sentative catherinr of farmers and business men of the county, Mr. Sheffield said that two or three vears aiwtfdroinft back' to 192$ and 1929, theteei tennis country fifty millions "rfirjeonJe who - were gain fully eialoyc ' Of Itbisfifty mil lion, tejufliion were i' farmers and forty nuTUi derived their ? income from oth aonrcesr . He said that we an farmer are narticularly interested in this gup. of forty trillion people because it U thefe inewne that we farmers are dependent upon to re ceive our income from. ' He said that we went through the depression, the worst in probably a lifetime, and as a result we saw millions of people become unemploy ed, and by 1930 more man tnirceen million were unemployed and the in comes of factory workers and others in this country had decreased unui their income was only fifty per cent nf what thev were receiving; in 1928 :and 1929;We were interested in their purchasing power as it affects fanners sales power. Of these forty million people there were approxi mately one third of them out of work. And during, that period, of course, we know what happened to industry. We know, that industry had a national nolicy. that they re conked, and rihtfaU o' that, due to the fact that they -were organized when the depression eame on and they could no longer sell their pro- ducts, they closed down, in some In stances completely: in many instances operated more or less on short time. In other words, wey ; adjusted weir production to consumption. When the automobile manuiactuier couia no longer sell automobiles they cut down on the production of automobiles. The speaker then asked what was happening to Agriculture during this period. He said that in the years from 1925 to 1929 we planted in America around 360 million acres of lariH ana from 1929 to 1932 we planted 860- million acres of land. So ; - the farmera,, these ten million farm era of America, were producing a normal supply of produce and here r they were with a normal supply of nroduce to sell to forty million people whose incomes were just about half of what they had been. It was at.this time that the Gov ernment stepped in to try to assist the American farmer: The spaeker then outlined how the Secretary of v Agriculture was riven authority to administer the .Agricultural Adjust ment Aetj with the power, if he saw ' fit. to license each farmer in America, and stated that wejSecretary of Agri culture could not only license eacn farmer but he had the nower to tell vim hnw much he could nroduce and how much, he could iell. ' He said the SecreUryetecte instead to ask the farmers to voluntarily cooperate, out tf:tmlk the United J . States wpwnnactely; fifty inttUon h . acres of laiwU He told now, through v61uniryj; cooperation,1 cotton wae ploughed up m 1933 and that Detween thirteen : an iftirteen Hon acres '0M cotton W thus ;tahjt of cultt "VvationinHhat.Vmt ' I . how the i nrice'of cotton advii. Jl five and. five and a- natti'cenw; seaTouno:,wn :T;v;He":iold3e?t HII I IK VI l o A auick Durchase was the result of the classified ad run in lhe Perqui mans Weekly last week by Mrs. K. A White, who advertised for a bicycle and bought one before the week was out One Hertford woman ha3 settled the problem of what to give four of her absent friends for Christmas by ordering The Perauimans Weekly sent to them. That's an idea. Maybe you would like to send the home newananer to some one who. likes to keep up with the happenings In Per quimans. JAMES DELMAS WHITE DIES AFTER ACCIDENT l Fatally Injured In Auto Wreck Near Rober- sonville James Delmas White. 26. a native of Hertford, died at the Edgecombe Hospital in Rocky Mount, at 12 o'clock Fridav night, following an automobile accident which occurred around 6 o'clock in the evening, near Robersonville, in which another young man was killed outright and two others seriously injured. w Mr. White, who was drivinjr a Ford Coupe, was said to have been blinded by the bright lights of an approach ing car and failed to see a truck which was struck by his car. The Ford was said to have been demol ished. Plumbers annear the most popular group of men right now, with wood and coal dealers runninr a close second. t.iuJ Itirhiir V 4 a!" acreage conwacw, i the cotton. J the Job was done well In proiJon to the ff jiumberof , ferehtfpeoiJ working. ' - Comir down vte right at home, t:Peroie . Cotity f!ajited.vinH'J8- under tl..'i aafeia prognbre cotton ttaa was planted in 1552 when we 'wete-t plant all we wanted, r. the 'ip&'WWilAveJeai M able to martet tax free approximately ' the same number of t ilas produced in m. Mimtv iai 1CC2.'' J vr-i'n 'W'- l The apesLer told cf-tW passing of t ' t:.s JBankhead Act, something f KvXWw, um activities in cc"Ctioni,with 'V'r-.'si'r-TtiJL cf ita adv ' s and 01 -,'.-. lUIV .; . rHil W it had tffcctcJ Vi f ' , t z :'-a lot ! trx';. to 'prove The following is "-pied from The Crit: "When vou have a hard job to do and do it, you become just that much harder to be licked and counted out. These are the times when you must stiffen your own back, and abo prop up a lot of weak-kneed people who falter under adversity." This one was told- by Chas. A. Sheffield, assistant to the Director of Agriculture, who spoke at the Rotary Club dinner on Tuesday night. A school teacher decided that the hest w&'w to -conauer a certain boy in the class who was pretty unruly was to get him up before the class and ask him some difficult questions, so one day she called the youngster up and had him stand before her and hesran asking him Questions. The little fellow got along au ngnt ior a while. He could answer - the ques tions all right and seemed to be hav ing a good time until the teacher nuked one oueseion which stumped him. She asked him who invented the first talking machine. The boy hesitated at first, and then he said, "Teacher, I have it The Lord made the first talkinsr machine, but Thomas A. Edison invented the first talking machine that could be shut off." With three 3now falls within the week, we seem to be in the grip of real winter. On Friday of last week Perauimans got its first snow. To be sure, it was very light, but some of it remained when the second 3now nma nn Mondav afternoon. Al though the sun came out on lueaday afternoon and it looked like the sky was all clear again, the third snow fell early Tuesday night, lhis is written on Wednesday, when the sun is shining, but it is so cold that little of the snow is melting. It begins to look like we are to have real winter. The mercury dropped to 17 on Tuesday night, and at 3:30 this morn ing it stood at 18. Rev. Monds To Preach At Baptist Church Rav. R. S. Monds has accepted an Invitation to nreach at the Hertford Baptist Church next Sunday morning at the 11 o'clock service, and aiso ax, the 7:30 service on Sunday night Ob the following Sunday, wnicn is the 23rd. Rev. L, R. O'Brian,' of Wilmington, has been Invited to preach.. ' Definite announcement will be- made" for the service' on this date for the .Beptiat Church, which is at present without a v pastor, in nexi week's issue of this newspaper. Christinas Saving Club ... . 1 I... v : ' A M AAA Pays Members $4,uuu f Four thow wtmm Ravi TIM ehuckm Wal Said OUt to Umlitrt tit the Christmas SaVingl Clubby jfi;)Hro..JMvC tan weex, enougn money w v; of lovely things tor WMmia'c. iVmA; 1 ..onfa rutlntf fniir thousand dollars; the s exact -amount befef Mr. White was the son of Mr. and Mrs. I. A. White, of Hertford, and was a young man of splendid character and attainments. He was a graduate f the Hertford High School, and was graduated from Wake Forest College in the class of 1929. Shortly after graduation he secured a position as manager or one oi me cnam siorea of the G. C. Murphy Co., at Jamette, Pa., from which place he was pro moted to a position in one of their Pittsburg, Pa., stores, and later was given a place at . Belief ontaine, Ohio. In August of 1933 he purchased the mercantile business of J. U lucker, at Robersonville, where he was locat ed at the time of his death, and where he was making a fine success Funeral services and interment took place at Franklinton, the former home of his wife, on Sunday after noon, and was attended by a large crowd of friends and relatives, many of them from this section. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. AnAie Laurie Pearce, two small daughters, Shirley Anne and Barbara; his pa rents, Mr. and Mrs. I. A. White, of Hertford: two brothers. Robert White, of Hertford; and Rev. P. E. White, of Leaks ville; four sisters, Mrs. N. d Barefoot, of Morehead City; Mrs. Bovd Collins, of Elizabethtown, and Misses Mattie Catling and Jeanne White, of Hertford. COUNCIL BANS PARKING ON CHURCH STREET Ordinance Passed Reg ulating Other Park ing Privileges J No parking will be allowed on Church Street, between the Bridge and McCrary Street, after January 1st. This and other parking regula tions are included in the ordinance passed at the meeting of the Town Commisioners on Monday night, to take effect on January 1. SDecific mention is made of park ing regulations on all streets, with the provision that no parking will be allowed except within the area de signated by markings on the various streets. A fine of three dollars will be im posed upon conviction of the parking law violation. Hertford Rotarians Hold'Tarmer's Night" Section Without State Highway Patrolman This vicinity is entirely without highway patrol. G. I. Dail. the patrol man formerly located at Edenton, who patrolled the State highway be tween Winfall. in this County, and Windsor,' has been transferred to Goldsboro, where he has been located since the first of December. That one patrolman i3 to be allot ted this side of the Albemarle Sound, to be stationed at Elizabeth City, was learned this week. Just what portion of the several counties this othcer will be required to cover on his beat is unknown. He will, however, be the only patrolman between the Chowan Bridge and Manteo. WARNING Judge Walter H. Oakey, Jr., stated in open court on Tuesday morning that he was serving notice on auto mobile drivers in Perquimans County that after January 1st anybody who is convicted in his court of reckless driving or speeding, might as well bring along their clothes, ready to go away, or bring twenty-five dollars to pay his fine, as he expects to either fine them or send them to the roads. Forty-five Attend Af fair Held In Interest Of Farmers Womanless Wedding At School On Friday A Womanless Wedding is to take place at the Perquimans High School on Friday afternoon at z: ociock, when the public ia invited. Superintendent F. T. Johnson is to be the bride, and Julian Thach the groom. That the affair will be no end of fun is the opinion of those in the know. There will be bridesmaids, flower girls, maids of honor, matrons of honor, soloist3, and all that goes to make ud a big wedding. A small admission fee will be charged. The public is cordially invited. Leeral Talent Secured In Local $50,000 Suit Thompson & Wilson, of Elizabeth City, are representing the plaintiff and McMullan & McMulIan, of kliza beth Citv. and Whedbee & Whedbee of Hertford, represent the defend ant, in the fifty-thousand dollar dam age suit recently filed in Perquimans Superior Court by L. W. Anderson against Dr. T. P. Brinn. wherein the plaintiff alleges that the removal of a mole from the person of Mrs. Marie C. Anderson, the wife of the plaintiff, by the physician, resulted in a condition which caused the death of Mrs. Anderson. In an ans wer filed by the defendant these alle gations are denied. Mrs. Anderson died in November of 1933. Bethel Y. W. A. Meets With Mrs. W. P. Long The Y. W. A.'s of Bethel Baptist Church met Friday night at the home of Mrs. W. P. Long. The meeting was opened by singing "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear." The Scripture was given by the president, Miss Addie Mae Ward. The program "Back to Bethlehem" was given by several members. Those present were Misses Pencie Ward, Ruth Mansfield, Addie Mae Ward, Katherine Fleetwood, Lula Mae Mansfield, Easter Ward and Mrs Freeman Long; Charles Ward, 'Am brose. Long, Ernest Long, Josiah Proctor and Freeman Long. At the close of the meeting fruit and candy was served. The next meeting will be held with Miss Kath erine Fleetwood in January. WREATHS WILL BE JUDGED ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON The women of Hertford who make hollv wreaths for decorating their homes are requested to bring these wreaths to the Woman's Club meet ing on Tuesday afternoon, Decem ber 18, to be entered for judging. A committee from out of town will judge the wreaths and blue ribbons will be awarded to the best, lhe wreaths will be returned to the own ers after the club meeting. r"Tha .Woman's Club is very anxious to see Hertford beautifully decorated for Christmas. This refers to homes as well as public places. And in or der to get the best effect, it is sug gested that the decorating of the variouB places of business be done early. Already most of the stores have been gaily decorated, and the business section of the town begins to take on a festive look. Colored Woman Shot Accidentally Sunday i V.l tkidTifr concluding; that it was nia hHftf that the farmers would 'de- waet-5?r or not. to continue ne ounv tAar Art j.'wttAtliAr or r ot the would adopt a loni time natknal -policy. 'a tr-''oiJ ' &itii iauM the farmerO cro arid Li this year .they - .had received ?:i742Sr and thai1 it will Mbe nearer when we gtt through. Colored Musicians To Render Recital Dec. 17 Two gifted colored musicians are to annear in recital at. the Colored High School in Hertford on Decem ber 17, at 8:00 P. M. Ethel Wilkins, totally blind, and Millard Vaughan. partially blind, both graduates of the Institute for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind at Raleigh, are said to be splendid entertainers. Millard Vaughan will arive a num ber of dramatic , presentations in monologue,'and will sing various nonnlar son hits as well as I0U antra and taza. He will be aceom panied at the piano by Ethel Wilkins. smaU admission tee wui oe charged and the proceeds will go to the ichooL- .. 2 fhtpuMk U cordially invited end dd'-ftiil), he pro- vldeo: tof We Fr k?V1' mWtiSOOBb&jOW TUESDAY B&braer against IW Anderson, charged with artM-dino- and reckless driving, , ..Mr. LnAtnum nlefldad" . not ' guilty and miufa thA -statement that he did not hear the siren which patrolmen tesi- ed they sounded to stop nun, as nis Car WM UMFOW . . Wjp yitwT'VT V.'. -i. ' - Tli AetmAant waa notified that he would be required .to pay, a fine of $25 in this ease if .eonvicte within: two years or speeding. Woman's Club Meeting Will Be Held Tuesday Members of the Hertford Woman's Club are notified that the December meeting of the club will be held on Tuesday of next week, December 18. The meeting time is changed in order to make Christmas plans for the club. The theme of the meeting is Christmas decorations, and the pro gram is in charge of Mrs. R. T. White, chairman of the Garden De partment. All members are urged to attend this meeting. Mrs. Alfred Rfluntree Honored At Party Mrs. Alfred Rountree, of Route One, was honored at a delightful sur prise birthday party on Monday night, riven bv her two daughters, Mrs. I. T. Mansfield and Mrs. John R. Hill, the occasion being Mrs. Rountree's forty-seventh birthday. The large birthday cake was deco rated with candles. Those " present included, besides Mr. and Mrs." Rountree, Mrs. Ben WinalAw. Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Proc tr and children. Mrs. M. IS. uaii and .Mllrn: Mr. and1 Mrs. Rov Chappell, Mr, and Mm. A.' J; Parrish, Mr. and Mrs. John Rogerson and child,, wr. and M rayf John : Eill. ah"d little sbn, Billle. and Mr. and Mrs. I. t: Mans- pld and cttUdren. ' . , i Ice ctealnrand cake were served Pi.AK Trt fiiVE' ASSISTANCE TO ' CRWPLED , CHILUKBW Investigation of the shooting of a colored woman oi the Nicanor sec tion of the county on Sunday niplit by her husband disclosed that the shooting was accidental. The woman, whose name is Estella Wade, was shot in the lower portion of the left leg, practically the entire load of shot going through the leg, according to Dr. W. B. Sharp, local colored physician who is attending the woman. Some of the shot, ac cording to Dr. Sharp, were deeply embedded m the muscles of the leg and could not be removed. Denutv Sheriff L. L. Winslow, who investigated the matter upon report being made to him that a woman had been shot by her husband, was told by the woman that she was in the yard, when she saw something and called to her husband to bring the shotgun. She said that as he started through the door the gun evidently was struck against the side oi the door causing it to accidentally dis charge. Both the woman and her husband, Eugene Wade, told the same story. COUNTY SCHOOLS TO CLOSE DEC 21 FOR THE HOLIDAYS Christmas holidays or the Perqui mans County schools will begin on Friday, December 21, and will last until Wednesday, January 2, accord ing to an announcement made by County Superintendent F. T. John son, this week.., CALLED TO DURHAM "Farmers Night" at the Rotary Club on Tuesday night was a great occasion, with covers laid for forty five, and a fine dinner served by the Hotel Hertford. L. W. Anderson, who was chairman of the program secured as speaker for the occasion Chas. A. Sheffield, assis tant to the Director of Agriculture in North Carolina, and in introducing the speaker Mr. Anderson frankly remarked that when be invited Mr, Sheffield he really didnt expect to be able to get him to come. Before the serving of the dinner, as the group were gathered around the tables, "America" was sung, with u W. Anderson leading the singing and Mrs. R. M. Riddick at the piano, af ter which J. M. Copeland, of Belvi dere, asked a blessing. After the guesta were seated 'Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" was sung, after which the first course was served. At the close of this A. W. Hefren announced that it was time for the stunt. He called for Dr. C. A. Davenport, Dr. Luther H. But ler and E. W. Lordley and handed them each a broom, which he asked them to "climb." The "climbing" was done with the fingers of the right hand alone. Dr. Butler won the cen test and was presented with a minia ture pair of pajamas. At the end of the last course Mr. Sheffield was introduced by Sir. An derson, and the address of the t .en ing was made. An outline of thi ad dress appears elsewhere hi this n s paper. Those present included J. E. Wins low, Roy S. Chappell, J. M. Fleetwood E. M. Perry, S. D. Banks, J. C. Baker, L. W. Anderson, H. C. Stokes, Dr. E. S. White, W. E. White, Mrs. W. E, White, E. D. Mathews, Geo. W. Alex ander, D. S. Darden, Geo. W. No well, F. T. Johnson, W. E. Dail, J. H. Baker. A. W. Hefren, Dempsey Wins- low, John T. Lane, T. S. White, C. P. Morris, Wm. C. Chappell, John T. Wood, A. T. Lane, J. A. White, J. C Blanchard, S. M. Whedbee, J. W. Jackson, Chas. Johnson, K. T. Brinn, B. W. Thach, Percy ttoger.-on, Dr. C. A. Davenport, J. M. Nurney, Ernest White, E. W. Lordley, J. C. White. Jr., Joe Nowell, E. T. White and Dr. Luther Butler. 7 County Superintndent.of Education F, TV Jonnson, IB . we:- capwaiy, wx Welfare, met a representative of the statA Welfare " Department, Mr. Springer, here last Thursday, with a to giving assistance te crippled - ctr.. torn K trAmM tn rive aid, wherever - surgical aid can help, and to place, in positions, or gamrui amnlnvmnnt i IDT Who 'Can be : SO laced-v i 4 Fannie Everett Dies After Long Illness Fatin'e Everett, the twelve-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Everett, died at the home of her par ents, at New Hope on Friday, De cember 7, after a long and tedious illness. Funeral services were held at the home on Saturday afternoon, with the Rev. Mr. J. W. Dimette, pastor of the New Hope Methodist Church, of ficiating. Burial took place in the family burying giound near White Hat. Fannie was a bright and attractive child, who was a favorite with a latgt circle of friends. Her patience under her long illness was remarkable and there were many saddened hearts in her circle of friends when the end came. She is survived by her parents, by her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ar thur Butts, and by her maternal grandmother, Mrs. J. W. Everett, all of New Hope. Tn the death of Fannie, Mr. and Mrs. Everett have lost the last of their two children, their little son having died two years ago. PRESIDING ELDER TO PREACH AT LOCAL CHURCH SUJNUAX uv. J. H. "McCracken. of EMsabeth City, presiding elder of the Elizabeth City District, will preacn at ine n o'clock service on Sunday morning at the Hertford M. E. Church, ine public is cordially invited to attend. Mirs Marv Glasson. of the Perqui Hkrh School faculty, is in Dur ham, where she was called Sunday because of .the serious condition of w father. Dr. W. H. Glasson. Dean at the Graduate School of Duke Unl- mrntv. Dr. Glasson was injured in an automobile accident on rrtday ox last week. ' His condition is said to be unimproved. COTTON GROWERS VOTE k ' Cotton grower all pvdr the South today will "vote, in :the referendum to AarA whether or- not the;Bankhead ' Af mill MtntifMtt In force. TO MEET WITH TEACjBBS ui.. T..it, ttrnnnirfaa. one of the State Supervisors df Schoehv wilL. be in Hertford on mursuay w wu week, to attend a ceml(ni Wi'nr of teachers which Is called w arrange a physical education progroJn. . UNDERGOES OPERATION Misa Uriula Bateman, case worker for the Perquimans County 1S.1L At "t is a patient at the Protestant Hospi tal, in Norfolk, Va., where she under went an operation last week for appendicitis.';. : - . - , V vl M

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