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, PACE EIGHT THL PERQUIMANS WEEKLY. HERTFORD, N. C FRIDAY. JULY 80. 1937 - t r . - , , . - -
VMted In Norfolk
Mr. and Mrs. John Boyce and Mr.
and Mrs. John Lane spent Sunday in
Norfolk visiting relatives:1
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Newby, Jr., and
their Iit".e son, George, of Rocky
Mount, and Miss Martha Butler of
Louisville, Ky., have returned home
after a visit to Mrs. G. E. Newby,
Among the Saturday shoppers in
Hertford were Mrs. Mary A. Hurdie,
Mrs. Nellie White and Ella Mae
White, of Sandy Cross.
Winslow,' will spend the week-end at
Mr, and Mrs. Tommy Miller, and
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Sittereon spent
Sunday at Nags Head and attended
the "Lost Colony" pageant at -tort
Raleigh at night.
Returns From Virginia Beach
Mrs. Fred Winslow has returned
to her home at Winfall after spend
ing a couple of weeks at Virginia
At Nags Head
Louis Cutler, of Marion, is spend
ing this week with Leigh Winslow.
The two boys, together with Jack
J. C BLANCHARD
Quality Merchandise '."
" "Cianchard V Since 1833 ;
HERTFORD, N. C ,
Mother And Son At University
Mrs. R. M. Riddick, popular Hert
ford music teacher, leaves Monday
for Chapel Hill, to enroll at the Uni
versity for a course in creative mu
sic. One of Mrs. Riddick's sons,
Robert, is studying at the University
also at this time.
Attends Farmers' Contention
G. C. .Buck, vocational agriculture
teacher of Perquimans County. High
School, attended the Young Tar Heel
Farmers' State Convention in Ra
leigh last week. Edgar Long and
Maynard Fleetwood, Jr., also attend
ed as delegates, representing the
Perquimans County Chapter.
Dinner Guests Friday
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Winslow had
as dinner guests Thursday Kev.
and Mrs. J. W. Trivette, their daugh
ter, Edith, and their grandson, Phil
lip Trivette, and Rev. Ben Millikan,
who is conducting revival services at
Pmey Woods Friends Church, Belvi
dere, this" week.
Return From Vermont
Mrs. Lucius. Blanchard and her
son. sianev. nave reiurnea lrumj
Burlington, Vt., where they visited
Mrs. Blanchard's son, Wallace.
At Nags Head
Miss Joyce Stokes is the guest of
Mrs. S. P. Jessup at her Nags Head
i1; xate':' Saturday a .
Monds. Family Return
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Monds and
their two attractive little daughters,
Betty and Sue, have returned to
their home at Roselle, N. J., after a
visit to Mr. Monds' parents, Kev.
and Mrs. R. S. Monds.
Return From Visit
Misses Winnie Winslow of Whites-
ton and Betty Jean Winslow of Hert
ford have returned home after visit
ing relatives in Winston-Salem. Bar
bara Winslow is remaining for a
1 a- ;;"f ,
I .J. , f
M iss Adelaide Layden, from Can
nons Ferry, and Miss Clara Winslow,'
of Whiteston, visited Miss Mary Eli
zabeth Winslow Sunday afternoon.
Mrs.; Vick Stallings was the guest
of Mrs. -S. M. Winslow Monday af
ternoon. Mrs. Oliver Winslow spent Tues
day with Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Chap
pell and family.
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Winslow, Eva
Ray and Norma Winslow, calld oen
Mr. and Mrs. Charles .Winslow, at
Whiteston Sunday afternoon., ;
Mr., and Mrs. Nathan- Mathewi
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler.
Williams Sunday. ;
. Mrs. Claude Winslow and her, soh,
Donald, visited Mr. and Mrs, S. G..
; Mr, and Mrs. Ben Jordan, Mr. and'
Mrs. J. Van Roach and
called to see Mr. and Mrs. Vick
Stallings Sunday evening. '
Mrs. Harry WUder and Jean Lee, ,Jf
visited Mrs. Oliver Winslow Friday;
Amy Van' toT-
Johnny Mack Brown and Louise Stanley in a scene from "Lawless
Land," in which they appear Saturday at the State Theatre, Hertford.
Visited Mrs. Roberson
Mrs. George A. Paul of Washing
ton, N. C. spent a few days this
week with . Mrs. J. G. Roberson.
State Theatre News
Today, Leah Ray, the beautiful
Norfolk girl, Anthony Martin, the
golden voice tenor, Helen Westley,
whom you will remember from such
shows as "Roberta," "Show Boat'
and "Banjo On My Knee" and Ber-
ton Churchill, who very often played
in the 'supporting cast of the late
Will Rogers, are all at the State to
give you a couple or nours oi gion
qus music, comedy and a little pathos
as well. After seeing this show you
will be convinced that the title is
correct, "Sing and Be Happy.''
On Saturday "Lawless Land"
comes to the State and you. will mar
vel at the way that Johnny Mack
Brown cleans op a gang that deal in
death. He tells them to scram for
he's shooting on sight.
Two five dolar bills will be given
away on Saturday night. Wonder
who will get them. Last week they
went to ,Tto$ville. and. Winfall. ,
Move aside, folks, the Marx Broth
ers are coming to town in the show
that will , knock you in the aisles,
Wait ' till you ' see the three dumb
brothers do their stuff. Allan Jones
sings love songs to Maureen O'Sulli-
van and oh boy, can he sing! Beau
tiful dancing girls, popular songs,
piano and harp solos are but a few
things that you will enjoy in "A Day
at the Races" on Monday and Tues
day. I almost forgot wise cracks.
Oh boy, the picture is full of them
Next Wednesday is prize night, 50
bucks big money! and Roscoe Karns
in "Night of Mystery" with Helen
Burgess and Grant Withers. This
picture shows a detective's shrewd
deductions, how they lead to a man
bent on exterminating a whole fam
ily who had succeeded to the point
where only two girls were left.
. Two good comedies are also slated
for Wednesday night.
"Time Out -For Romance'' is the
picture for Thursday night. The
young driver of a motor cavalcade
and a girl running away front a
loveless marriage in search of rom
ance fall victims to an odd assort
ment of events.- Claire Trevor, Mi
chael Whalen and Joan Davis are co
starred in this comedy-melodrama.
REVIVAL AT PINEY WOODS
Costs Salesman $25
Whit Holt, a middle-aged travel
ing salesman, was fined twenty-five
dollars and taxed with the court
costs in Recorder's Court here Tues
day morning when convicted of the
charge of assault upon a female'.
There were originally three
charges against the defehdent, in
cluding that of assault3 with intent to
commit rape which was heard for
probable cause. Judge Walter H.
Oakey, Jr., found no probable cause
on this charge. The charge of for
cible trespass was non-suited. He
was found guilty of assault upon a
The prosecuting witness was Mrs.
Helen Britt, a young married woman
of attractive appearance, at whose
home in Hertford the offense is al
leged to have occurred. The young
woman testified the attempted as
sault was made when she gave the
man a drink of water iin her home
about 2 o'clock on Monday, that
when her husband returned from
work at 5 o'clock she reported the
matter to him an dhe swore out the
The defendant, who was- represent
ed by Silas M. WhedbV tok the
stand hi. his; own tkfeltle aTui.'depied
the charges. He admitted, however,
that he had bee in company with
Mrs. Britt and her husband aid
another -' young woman; and also ' ad
mitted going to the home for a drink
Funeral Held For
Mrs. Ida Gregory
Mrs. Ida Gregory, 66, the widow of
the late W. A. Gregory, of Wood
ville, died at her home m Hertford
on Friday afternoon . after a long
Funeral services were held at the
Hertford Baptist Church, of which
she was a devoted member, on Sun
day morning at 10 o'clock, with the
Rev. D. S. Dempsey, pastor of. the
church, and Rev. L. M. Dixon, of Col
erain, a former pastor, conducting
the service, and burial followed in
Cedarwood Cemetery, in Hertford.
Active pallbearers were Charles.
Johnson, C. G. Stephens, Sr., Bobbins
Blanchard, Marshall , Owens, C. Y.
Parrish, of Edenton; T. C Moore, of
Raleigh; C. H. Perry and T. C. Par
tin, both of Norfolk, Va.
The honorary pallbearers, who in-j
eluded the members of the Board. of i
Deacons of the Baptist Church and
others, were D. J. Pritchard, J. P.I
Perry, W. F. C. Edwards, R, R. Moss,1
J. J. Fleetwood, T. R.-Winslowi Dr.
I. A. Ward, W. M. Madre, V. A. Hol-
dren, J. C. Blanchard, T. S. White;
Dr. C. A,
Mrs. Ellen White, end Mr. and Mrs.
Charlie White, of Route Three,
Hertford, Mrs. G. H. Baucom, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Gregory, Miss Vir
ginia Baucom, A. E. Baucom, of
Fayetteville Mr. and Mrs. Rodney
Carter, of. Fort Bragg.
Certain Plants Help
Man Destroy Insects
Some 20 species of plants grow
ing in North Carolina Jieln " man in
his endless war on insects, accord
ing to L. A. Whitford, of the State
College botany department.
These carnivorous plants catch' in
sects on their leaves and digest them,
On an acre' in eastern North Caro
lina where trumpet plant, or Venus'
fly-trap, grows abundantly, he con
tinued, a million or more insects
must be' destroyed every summer.
"Wouldn't it be fine if we could
plant Venus' fly-trap between rows
oi Deans to eaten me Deeties, or
pitcher plants in corn fields to catch
the ear-worms?" he asked. Unfortu
nately, these plants are hard to grow
except in bogs.
Venus' fly-trap is found within 75
miles of Wilmington. The spine-bor
dered leaves, snap shut instantly on
any insect that touches them. After
the insect' hv digested, the leaf open's
A small plant growing in the bo-
Uny ; laboratory at the' college caught
more than a dozen house flies in a
In southern Europe, Whitford add
ed, fanners grow a plant with sticky
leaves. When hung in their houses,
the plants catch flies and other in
sects like fly-paper.
In North Carolina the yellow tram'
pet plant reaches a height of three
feet and has a trumpet-like leaf that
can oatch a half -cupful of insects,
including large crickets and grass
The bladderworts which grow in
bog pools have many tiny bladders
with trap doors that operate when
ever an insect touches the trigger.
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Bjriii Hardware 6o.
''Everything In Hardware and Supplies" . f
EDENTON. ist. c X , ,
Revival services are being conduct
ed this week at Piney Woods Friends
Church; with. Rev. Ben Millikan con
ducting the services. . 1 1 .,
. TOO LATE TO
LOSTBirvD DOG, BrUWN AND
white; female named "Elr.?. Re
ward. J. F, Jones, Winfall, N. C
''" r t ' , . ' July 80 nag i Griffin, Mr. and Mrs,
Mrs. Winston , Lane was the charm
ing hostess io her bridge club and a
number of other friends at her home
near Burgess .Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. J. G. Roberson was presented
a beautiful plaque for making high
score, and Mrs.- Carl Godwin received
a bottle of perfume for making" sec
ond high score. Those present were:
Mrs. J. T. Roberson and Miss. Spivey
Roberson, of Hertford; Mrs. C. B.
Parker, Miss Clara Spruill, Mrs. Carl
Godwin, Miss Virginia - Umphlett,
Mrs. Winston Lane, ' Mrs. C. E,
Davenport. C. M. Harrell, I White, Mrs. Dennis Godwin, Mrs,
L. R. Holmes, of Elizabeth City, J. Fred Mathews, Mrs. J. B. Basnight,
F. Elliott, Riddick Chappell, G. C. and Mrs. N. C. Spivey. The hostess
Buck and P. L. Stephens. 1 served delicious ice cream and cake,
Mrs. Gregory had been in ill Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Hewett are
health for a long time, having been1 euests of Mr. and MrS. S. P. Math-
confined to her bed for many weary
months and prior to that time hav
ing suffered a great deal.' The pa
tience with which she bore her suf
fering was often remarked upon by
those who knew her best and the
sweetness and gentleness of her
nature endeared her to all who came
in contact with her.'" ".",?.'?"
Surviving are the following 'child
ren: Mrs. J. C. Moore, of Brewster,
N. Y., W. A. Gregory, of Fayette
ville, Mrs. J. A. Perry and Mrs. Vf
E. Spruill, both of ' Hertford. 6 One
grandson, William - Murphey yMoore,
of Brewster, N. ,Y., also VBurvivesl',,
? Among the out-of-town people" here
to attend the funeral; were Mri and
Mrs. J. C. Moore, of BrewBte,.lN,'T
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Moore of Raleigh,
W. L. Moore and daughter, Betsy, of
Gulf. H. a Cosley, of Gulf, & H.
Perry, Mr. and Mrsl. T. A, ' Partin,
Mrs. E. J. Parish, all 6f Norfolk, Mr.
and Mrs." C. Y. Parrish, of Edenton,
Mrs. Walter Hoffler and daughter,
Hope, of Sunbury, Rev. L. 11. Cixon,
of Colerain, Mr; and lira. Johnnie
V,hit, Mr. and Mrs. C T. Vila,
Mn and Mrs. J. A. Gregory, Kf. and
Mrs, G. W, Gregory, Mrs. II, , R.
J. IL Gregory,
Mr. and Mrs, C. B. Parker, Mr,
and Mrs. N. C. Spivey motored to
Center Hill Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. J. B. Basnight spent Wednes
day in Hertford with Mrs.' H. K
SCAVENGER HUNT ENJOYED
Misses Juanita Lane and. "Ricky"
Sulick were, joint hostesses at a
scavenger' hunt , Thursday evening,
the' guests assembling at the home
of Miss Lane, at Ryland, about 8
o'clock. '-i After prowling; the neigh
borhood in search of items listed,
they returned to the ' starting point,
where games and , contests were en
joyed. -Refreshments were served
on the lawn to' the following guestsr
Misses Marie Copeland, Charlotte
Hollowell, Regina Byrum, Clara Mae
Byrum, Avis Ward, and Ruth Ward;
John Butler Byrum, Melvln Co"c!d,
John Ervin Copeland, Leon I rrrn.
L'.-sr Vard, Cecil Tyrem, I
Ltr,.b. Thoee wir.-:rj y' j
irsel Echini Tyrun, Cl-.a ..
Eynua nd "ILt" SuUk, CecH Ey
rum and Horace Lamb.
AN IMPORTANT CIBOOAQC TO
NORTH CAROLI N lANS-No. 1
PURSUANT to a special aet of the 1937 State Legiila
lare, adverlbemenU will ahortl begin to appear In
national magazine and metropolitan newspapers of the
Eait, Middle West and South Inviting visitor and tourists
to North Carolina,' THE VARIETY VACATIONLAND." '
These messages will reach a total of nineteen mUlton -f
famUles. Thousands, of business executive directing the
mannfacture and. sale of product that could be made
more profiiablr i Norh Carollnm will be Invited to visit .
the Sute and study out htdustrlal advantage. -The lead-,
In farm paper of the country will emrry the story of ' .
' North Carolina1 opportunity for diversified and, profit.
. able f arming and many well-to-do farmers will fee seeking .
' farmlands la North Carolina. , ri . i .'. - r
). Let us put our house in order. Every citlsen of the ;'
State and every community must cooperate if Nortk
Carolina la to reap the maximum results and ihe In
creased prosperity that will come from our advertising.
Let our communities pat on bright, clean face. Let n v :
,, beautify our highway. Let every North Carolinian greet ,
!-5 visitor to the State with'the spirit of hospitality for which ,
' North Carolina 1 justly famous. Let our Police Forces "- -
and other Peace Officer exert every effort to be friendly. c
'eourteous, and ohliglng to the MStrsrrr within our i
- - Cates. Let each and everyone of us assume our new v ;
'i responsll&ty In North Carol'na's l"r& of Proves.
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