L Published every 'Friday "at -lit
Perquimans Weekly office In the
Gregory . Building, Church Street,
Hertford, N. C . - . -
IIATTIE LISTEB WHTTEEditoT
Day Phone , . . ffl
Night Phone , 1004
r SUBSCRIPTION RATES "
Six Months- I 75c
Entered as second elan matter
November 18, 1984, at the post office
t Hertford, North Carolina, undai
the Act of March 8, 1879.
Advertising' rates furnished by re
quest. ' FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1985.
THIS WEEK'S BIBLE THOUGHT
THE GOODNESS OF GOD: Oh
that men would praise the Lord for
his goodness, and for his wonderful
works to the children of men.
WE MUST NOT ALLOW THE
POOR TO SUFFER
We folks who live in 'Perquimans
County have got to do some welfare
work this winter. If we don't begin
right away to plan and to arrange to
carry out our plans at once, some
poor old folks are going hungry and
A great many of these needy ones
which have been turned back to the
counties and towns by the govern
ment agencies which formerly looked
after their needs, are worthy old
men and women who have worked
hard all their lives, and who are vic
tims of the circumstances which
made paupers of younger and hardier
These people need help and most
of them deserve it. But, regardless
of whether they deserve it or not, we
cannot afford to allow helpless old
people to suffer actual want in a
community of plenty.
Before the relief agencies of the
federal government were put into
effect there was a great deal of
local welfare and charity work going
on in this community. Of course,
many individuals and some organiza
tions are doing all they can now. At
that tiiqe each church organization,
as well as other civic and benelovent
organizations, had its welfare de
partment and in many cases the
same personnel made up the various
organizations which meant that many
contributed to the welfare depart
ments of two or three organizations.
All this was changed when the re
lief agencies stepped in and took over
the matter of helping the poor. We
lost the habit of giving, to a great
extent. The relief organization is
dropping the unemployable element
of the needy, which means those too
old to work, the sick, the crippled, the
helpless. In short, it does not help
those who cannot work. It merely
gives jobs to those who can work. It
is, of course, this class who cannot
work who are most in need.
The point of the government relief
organization dropping these unem
ployables Is that the counties and
towns shall assume the responsibility
for them. If these unfortunates are
to get any help it must come from
The county is giving some help.
There are 29 on the roll to receive
aid this month, several names hav
ing been dropped from the roll as it
stood last month, and others having
been added. Approximately one
hundred dollars is distributed among
these unfortunates. In no case does
Any one receive more than $3.75, and
In many cases only $2.00 is given.
Many who apply for aid do not re
ceive anything. Who is going to help
these people? Somebody must. It
is high time for some definite steps
to be taken in this direction.
Love is like a landscape which doth
Smooth at a distance, rough at hand.
- Robert Hegge.
Glories, like glow-worms, afar off
But look'd too near have neither
heat nor light
The danger that is nearest we least
pat the treatment of tores on feet,
ia or any other part of the body. Dr.
Porter! Antlaeptie Heallnjr Oil will be
found unusually effective. Tbla oil, per-
footed br a dutinruUhed surgeon of
the Louiayills and NajhYiUa Railroad,
baa a twofold action, tint, It oombete
infection. Second, It aids healing. This
is usually the treatment you want for
Ixodes seres. Dr. Porter's Antleeptlo
I". Oil la good for the treatment
H boue and skin rashes, Itch, etc. Hua
4 feus who have tried everything else
i r sore and broken out and Itching
'n, ear nothing has given ihem the
r-oicf tiiat Dr. Porter's Antiseftdo Heal
1 t Oil has. Try this wonderful treat'
t. . nt for sores on any part of the body
or for boi's or skin itch and aee bow -I
"leflr' 1 it is. . .
1 l lint's Antiseptic Healing; on
i,.- , " i f the makers of Grove's Xax- ,
4 i t otno Quinine and la sold by all
Hta at too and SOe -with guaraa
ve of satisfaction or money back.
' They, are having7 strawberries for
dinner every Sunday at the home of
W. F. E. Edwards. The berries are
the ever-bearing variety and the fall
crop is .very" fine; according to ' Mr.
, Funny that the president of each
of the three Rotary Clubs which met
together here Monday night has
"Dr.": before his name. ' Dr. W. I,
Hart is president of the Edenton
Club, Dr. Henry White of the Eliza
beth City : Club, and Dr. Luther H.
Butler is. president of the Hertford
The Poor Editor
Consider the editor I A child is
born unto the wife of a merchant in
the town. The physician getteth ten
plunks. The editor write th a stick
and a half and telleth the multitude
that the child tippeth the scale at
nine pounds. Yea, he lieth even as a
centurian. And the proud father
giveth him a Cremo.
Behold, the young one groweth up
and graduateth. And the. editor put
teth into his paper a vell notice.
Yea, a peach of anotice. He telleth
of the wisdom of the young woman
and of her exceeding comeliness.
Like unto the roses of Sharon is she
and her gown is played up to beat
the band. And the dressmaker get
teth two score and four iron men.
And the editor gets a note of thanks
from the sweet girl graduate.
And the daughter goeth on a jour
ney. And the editor throweth him
self on the story of the farewell!
party. It runneth a column solid.
And the fair one remembereth him
from afar with a picture postal card
that costeth six for a jitney.
Behold, she returneth, and the
youth of the town fall down and
worship. She picketh one and lo,
she picketh a lemon. But the editor
calleth him one of our promising
young men and getteth away with it.
And they send unto the editor a bid
to the wedding, and behold, the bids
are fashioned in a far city.
Flowery and long is the wedding
notice which the editor printeth.
The minister getteth ten bones. The
groom standeth the editor off for a
twelve months' subscription.
All flesh is grass and in time the
.wife is gathered unto the soil. The
, minister getteth his bit. The editor
printeth a death notice, two Columns
of obituary, three lodge notices, a
cubit of poetry and a card of thanks.
And he forgetteth to read proof on
the head and the darned thing Com
eth out, "Gone to Her Last Roasting
And all that are akin to the de
ceased jumpeth on the editor with
exceeding great jumps. And they
pulleth out their ads and cancelleth
their subs, and they swing the ham
mer even unto the third and fourth
Miss Lilly Wood, who has a posi
tion with Mae Jackson, Beautician.
in Edenton, spent the week-end with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace
Wood, at Woodville.
Miss Gladys Hamrick, of Hertford,
was a visitor in Chgpanoke Tuesday.
Billy Hoggard, who is attending
school at Wake Forest, spent the
week-end with his parents, Dr. and
Mrs. W. A. Hoggard.
The condition of Mrs. Mary Hobbs,
who has been quite sick, remains un
changed. Miss Hazel Bright spent Tuesday
night with her mother, Mrs. Addie
Bright, at Parksville.
Mrs. Pat White, of Okisko, is
spending several days with Mrs. Ad
die Bright, at Parksville.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bogue and
Miss Beulah Bogue, of Woodville,
were in Elizabeth City shopping on
Miss Marjorie Jones, who has been
visiting Miss Wilma Copeland, has
returned to her home in Norfolk, Va.
Miss Jennie Hurdle spent the
week-end with Miss Sarah Deal. "
Mr. and Mrs. George Alexander,
Mr. Gilliam Sykes and children spent
Sunday with relatives at WeeksvUle..
Hertford, n. o.
rcr.quiAN3 tttt-lt, i -rcrj), n. c, it.iday, noveliceh
! V I vim. - iUs$ '&jf1 ijl
Henry Chappell has returned to his
home in Newton after spending a
few weeks with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. P. ChappeO,
Miss Sybil Chappell 'spent, Sunday
with Miss Doris Bunch, at Hobbsville.
Mrs. Louis Winslow, of Belvidere,
Mrs. S. G. Chappell and Mrs.; Troy
Chappell spent Wednesday with Mrs.
J. R. Chappell.
Mrs. Herbert Lane, of - Ryland,
spent Thursday with her mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Chappell and
son, Thomas, spent Saturday in Eli
Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Brafford, of
Washington, D. C, spent the week
end with her mother, Mrs. Mary
Mrs. Joe Perry, of Norfolk, Va., is
spending some time with her mother,
Mrs. Mary Phthisic, who is very ill.
Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Chappell visit
ed Mrs. E. N. Chappell Sunday after
noon. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Chappell and
family visited Mrs. Martha Copeland
and family in Rich Square Sunday.
Mrs. W. W. Chappell, Mr. N. W.
Chappell, Mrs. W. D. Perry, Misses
Margaret and Nona Marie Rapet, vis
ited relatives at Rich Square recently.
Misses Lillian Hendron and Thelma
Baccus visited Mrs. W. P. Chappell
and Mrs. Purvis Chappell Sunday.
Mrs. Mary Phthisic continues very
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Chappell vis
ited his mother, Mrs. J. O. Chappell,
W. W. Chappell made a business
trip to Hertford Wednesday.
Mrs. E. N. Chappell, Mrs. W. W;
Chappell, Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Raper
visited Mrs. Mary Phthisic Wednes
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Winslow visit
ed their grandmother, Mrs. J. R.
Chappell, , Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Chappell
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Hunter, Sunday afternoon. -
Ballots Mailed To
Individual ballots have been mailed
to voters of Hertford and nearby
communities in a new Literary Digest
poll of 10,000,000 persons to ascertain
the present popularnity of the New
Deal, according to advice received
from the magazine's publishers.
North Carolina's returns in. this
new referendum will be tallied as a
unit so they may be compared with
the voting in other states, it is an
nounced. : The! voting of the post-card ballots
is secret as no signature 'or other
identification is required and thft re
turn postage is paid by the magazine.
To guard against tampering and
. I -v '1 t
countergeiting a specially manufac
tured cardboard is used for printing
the ballot, according to the sponsors
of the poll, and all spurious votes can
be detected immediately and de
stroyed . .
The ballot asks a yes or no' answer
to the question:. "Do You NOW Ap
prove the Acts and Policies ' of ' the
Roosevelt 'New Deal' to dateT"
A similar poll to the same 10,000,-
000 persons was conducted in the
spring of 1934, following the first
year of the Roosevelt administration.
Final returns 'then showed a vote of
61.15 per cent, for the New Deal to
38.85 per cent, against it.
Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Chappell included Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Nuckels and children, Mrs.
Rthenia Nuckels, Mr. and Mrs. R. M.
White, of Norfolk, Va.; Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Nixon and son, Hillary, of Win
fall, and Mrs. Mattie Miller.
Miss Dorothy White was the week
end guest of Miss Dora White, near
Mrs. T. C. Perry and Mrs. J. "A.
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in undies finished with pre-
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iVOLTVEIt N. WARREN.
'Sunday: - I'most needy f ergot to
menshen about a 1 laiged boy in are
room in skool witch he first come
Fri. , Teecher, ' ex
prest sorrow and
Wood roe witch ; is
his name sed he
got' off el tiresome
us en '1 laig and
scarisley stand it
did he haf to use
2. , So he thot
Mrs that teeches
are room at skool
est -me to ast Pa
to cum to the rm.
this a m on em
She sed. When Pa
arove she said
wood he be AAA
to me. Neether I nor Pa cud get her
so she Xplande. - Pa being that to I
would meen he pay me for raisin less
trubbel in the! rm. Pa sed he new a
cheeper sistom A I bulleve him now.
Teusday: ;I ast Lizzy Tubbs, are
house kleener, to so up my base ball
& Bhe dikklined & sed sed she I'm
bizzer'n a swarm of bombelbeeze in a
newdest colldney. I dident ketch on
but Bhe laft and give me a wise look.
I wander what she had on her mind,
if eney. S
Wensday: l had to laff at S.
skool Sunday Dont no if the teecher
had to or not but she did and seamed
to in joy it She sed we are hear in
the wurld tOlhelp uthers and Jake
hev up and sed he wundred what the
jithers are hear for.
i Thirsday : it says in the noosepa
per where Pa is an imployee of that
Shurley Tempel has a boy frend.
Wtell, Shurley aint got nothen on
Jane. And was it not for my mod
destey I would rimmark that are
Chappell spent Wednesday with Mr.
and Mrs. R. M. Duncan at South
Mrs. W. T. Smith was the week-end
guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith
in Elizabeth City.
Mr. and Mrs: R. M. Duncan, . of
South Mills, are spending some time
with Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Perry.
Rev. J. Norman Osman, of Greens
boro, spent the week-end as the
guest of Mrt and Mrs. E. L. Chap
Miss Syble-1 White, of Center Hill,
was the week-end guest of Miss Attie
mirrer shows Janes is- furVhansumer
than, the noosepaper shows Shurleys..
Jane is a luckey dame.1- - .
''-Friday? Tell 8 wks of skool is in
wf arrears and X cant see where I
Have learnt nothins Xcent to wirry
how long . thirty 2 more wks Is.' I
hate to diwote my hole life to lernen
Saterdayt Blisters (darn him) tuk
Jane to a partie last evningJ He must
have give her a pane in, the neck' or
snmpen. v. Ennyhow herd 'her ast
him did ennyboddie :tell him '. how
wunderfle- he ,is.--iNo he sed . she
then ast him I well ithen where .did.
yon get the idearfc 'I struggeled not
to but I had to laff. ?vV- I TS--'
BELVIDERE P. T. A. HAS, f
! UNUSUALLY GOOD MEETING
The.P, T. A. of Belvidere school,
met Thursday night A Hallowe'en
program was given by Miss Margaret
White. The meeting opened with the
song, "Keep the i Home ' Fires Burn
ing." Devotional was conducted by
Mrs. Herman Winslow. After the
business was transacted, the follow
ing , program was given: Song,
"America, the Beautiful;1' Jolly Jack
O lantern, by primary grades; song,
by Faye Winslow; reading, by Mrs.
T. P. Layden; Hallowe'en exercises,
3rd and 4th.grade children; song, 6th
and 7th grade children; reading, Miss
Attie Chappell; recitation, Dixie
Chappell; song, "Farewell to Sum
mer," Miss Kate Blanchard and sing
ing class. The meeting was then
turned over to Miss Margaret White.
Several Hallowe'en contests were en-
joyeo. our prizes wen givw, uuoo
Elizabeth Elliott won two, Mrs. W. L.
White one, and Mrs. Basil Copeland
and her group the . other, one.
Ice cream and cake were served by
Miss White and her group.
The Duke Power Company has
completed a 15-mile rural electric
line from Hillsboro to Cedar Grove
in Orange County. i
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Suffolk, the highest market in
Virginia every day so far this
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