FOR A COUNTRY LIKE THIS"
He started for work so regularly
that we said we could set our clocks
v by Jimmy -the boy next door. Month
- In and month out, rain or shine, the
-' side door of the house would slans
"fand he'd start up his old joloppy at
' exactly the same time each morning;
. 35 minutes past seven and he'd be
i off for the garage which he hoped to
own part of in a year or two.
Then, three weeks ago, he got a
letter from the War Department His
draft number had been called and
yesterday he came over to say good
bye. "How do you feel about it?" 1
asked him, watching to see if there
Was any sign of disappointment on
"Pine," he said. "Just fine."
"But your job," I went on.
"It will be here when I get back.
And maybe I was getting into a rut.
Maybe I need to be away from it
awhile. Besides it's only for a year.
And a year . . . ."
He looked out across our yard with
Its early Spring green to the vacant
lot next door where he'd played ball
when he was a kid and still did some
times when he got home early
"A year isn't much to give to a
country that gives a fellow as much
this one does. My folks never had
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1 if 1 1
much money, as you know. But I got
a good education. Then, when 1
wanted a job at the garage instead
of running the dairy as Dad does.
Mr. Hughes gave me a chance. 1
guess I've made good. I've helped
in the office the last six months be
sides working on cars. I've been able
to do things for the folks and save;
some money besides and I've had a
lot of fun . . .
"I want other boya to have the
same kind of oDDortunities I've had
. ... oh, like a chance to play ball
when they're kids, to go to school as
long as they want to and to work at
things they like and to save money.
If my going into the army is going
to help keep those opportunities,
I'm willing. Besides," he added grin
ning. "I want to own that garage
some day and, the only way I can be
sure of it is to help keep this coun
try the kind where men are free to
own businesses and to go ahead as
far as their abilities will take them."
So, it looks as if we'd be setting
our clocks by Jimmy again some day
. .. . for hard work and ambition of
that kind are bound to succeed in a
country whose industrial system wel
comes the man of ability.
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THE PERQUIMANS WEEKLY. HERTFORD,
Woodmen Head Camp
To Meet In Durham
North Carolina members of the
Woodmen of the World Life Insur
ance Society will send several hun
dred delegates to Durham April 7
and 8 for a biennial Head Camp con
vention, it was announced today by
Head Consul T. E. Sewton, Sr.
Three nationally-famous fraternal
ists, officers and directors of the
Woodmen of the World, are expected
to attend. They are Charles A.
Mines, director of Greensboro, N. C,
Col. T. E. Patterson, vice president,
and Rainey T. Wells, general ator
ney, both of Omaha, Neb. Headquar
ters for ..the convention will be the
Washington Duke Hotel, it was saiL
The North Carolina meeting is the
ninth of a series of 25 Head Camp
conventions to be held in March,
April, and May. Included on the
program will be selection of dele
gates to the Society's Sovereign
Camp convention, scheduled later
this year. North Carolina will be
represented in this supreme legisla
tive body by five men.
Reports on the growth of Wood
craft during the past two years, ad
dresses by national officers, a mass
initiation of new members, and a
showing of two motion pictures one
filmed during the Society's Golden
Anniversary celebration last summer,
and the other a trip through the
headquarters building and the So
ciety's hospital are also on the
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Jennings and
Sammy Jennings visited Mr. and
Mrs. John Jackson, of near New
Hope, Sunday afternoon.
Vivian Hurdle, of Norfolk, Va.,
Va., spent Sunday with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Hurdle.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Q. Hurdle, Eli
nor Glyn Hurdle and Mrs. Nathan
Hurdle were in Elizabeth City Fri
day. Odell Baccus, of Norfolk, Va.,
ws the week-end guest of his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. . C. Baccus.
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Hurdle and
children visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. 0. K. Twine, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Q. Hurdle and
children visited Mr. and Mrs. E. L.
Jennings Sunday evening.
Miss Shirley Hurdle and Eugene
Hurdle spent Friday night in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Stall
ings. Those visiting in the home of Mrs.
Nellie Sumner during the week-end
were: Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Harrell,
Jr., and haby, and Mr. and Mrs.
Wilbur Sumner, of Norfolk, Va., Mr.
and Mrs. Leslie Sumner and children
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest StallinjErs,
Ernest Carey and Stewart White
visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
C. M. Hurdle Friday evening.
Mrs. Z. D. White and Stewart
White were guests of Mr. and Mrs,
Ambrose Turner, at Sandy Cross, on
Sunday afternoon. They were ac
commanied bv Mr. and Mrs. J. V.
Stallings, who visited relatives.
WHITE HAT NEWS
Miss Clarine Eure spent the week
end with Miss Maude Miller.
Mrs. George Eure, Sr., has return
ed home after a visit with her sister,
Mrs. Raymond Eure had as her
guests on Friday Mrs. John Hurdle,
Mrs. Freeman Umphlett, Mrs. C. P.
Banks, Mrs. Mattle Barclift, Miss
Maude Miller. Miss Ruth Hurdle
and Miss Gladys Umphlett.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Eure and
Mrs. Earl Russell attended the
funeral of Mrs. Jim Williams, in
Elizabeth City, Saturday afternoon.
Miss Mattie Ruth Russell, Miss
Clarine Eure and Miss Maude Miller
were in Elizabeth City Saturday af
ternoon. Ike Stokely spent Sunday after
noon with Melvin and Belvin Eure.
Miss Pauline White spent Sunday
with Miss Maude Miller.
Miss Evelyn Eure, of Norfolk, Va,,
spent Sunday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Bure.
Mrs. Jerry Cartwright has return
ed home from Delaware, where she
has been visiting her brother.
Mr And Mrs. Herman Caddy, Mrs.
Dunbar and little daughter, Mary
Janie, and Miss Eunice White spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. George
Caddy, of Old Neck.
Patient Have you been a dentist
Dentist No. I used to be a stee.
riveter but I got too shaky to work
on high buildmgs and bridges.
SNOW HILL NEWS
Mrs. Wallie Knight has returned to
her home in Norfolk, Va., after a
few days' visit with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Wood.
Mrs. Dick Long (Ruby Keaton)
spent (Saturday with Mrs. Mary A.
( Mrs. Wallace Benton h returned
home from Albemarle Hospital, Eli
xabeth City, where she has been
Mrs. E. D. ; Matthews - and Mrs.
Wendell Matthew spent Wednesday
in Norfolk, Va.
! Miss Hazel Matthew spent several
days recently in Norfolk, Va,, as the
guest of Mrs. Wallie Knight.
Wallie Knight and Bob Knight, of
Norfolk, Va., cpent . Sunday with
-Mrs. Wallie Knight in the home of
N. FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 1941
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Miss Annie Mae Matthews, of
Hertford, spent the week-end with
Mrs. Elmer Wood and Mrs. G. A.
Jordan attended the club meeting at
White Hat at the home of Mrs. Geo.
Members of the Woman's Society
of Christian Service attended the
study classes at Hertford Methodist
Mrs. Ralph Harrell attended the
conference held in Rocky Mount as a
delegate from the Woman's Society
of Christian Service of Woodland
Mrs. J. L. Harrell, Sr., of Norfolk,
Va., visited with relatives and
friends here during the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Benton and
son, of Old Neck, were dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Harrell on
Sunday. In the afternoon they mo
tored to Nixonton to visit Mr. and
Mrs. G. J. Barclift.
Miss Novella Harrell and Jack
Jackson, of Norfolk, Va., were dinner
guests of Miss Ida Perry Matthews
Mr. and Mrs. Moody Harrell visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. George Eure, at
White Hat, Sunday afternoon.
BURGESS CLUB MEETS
Burgess Home Demonstration Club
met with Mrs. Walton Lane on Wed
nesday afternoon. The meeting was
called to order by the president and
"God Bless America" was sung,
after which the Collect was repeated.
The minutes of the last meeting were
read and the roll was called with
each member present answering with
a garden hint. One new member,
Mrs. J. H. Corprew, Jr., was added
to the roll.
Miss Maness gave an interesting
demonstration on Curtains and Dra
peries, and showed many samples of
various kinds of materials.
Mrs. Tommie Mathews talked on
Spring Styles, showing illustration?
of leading spring suites, hats and
The meeting was then turned over
to Mrs. Sidney Layden, who gave
the following program on Planting
Ready .to Plant, Mrs. Walton lne;
The Soil, Mrs. Sidney Layden; Time
for Transplanting, Mrs. J. B. Bas
night; How to Water Plants, Mrs.
Josiah Proctor; Pot Arrangement,
Mrs. Irvin Whedbee; "Tis Spring
During the social hour Mrs. Josiah
Proctor conducted a Springtime Con
test with Mrs. J. H. Corprew, Jr.,
winning the prize.
The hostess served fruit and candy
to the following: Mrs. A. L. Over
ton, Mrs. Charles Ward, Mrs. Walton
EDENTON, N. C.
WE HAVE THE SHOWS
Friday, April 4
Matinee 10c and 25c
Night 10c and 35c This Picture
Saturday, April 5
William Boyd in
"IN OLD COLORADO"
Sunday, April 6
Tommy Doreey and His Orchestra
Bert Wheeler, Phil Regan and
Virginia Dale in
"LAS VEGAS NIGHTS"
Mon. and Tues, April 7-8
- Carole Lombard and
Robert Montgomery in
"MR. AND MRS. SMITH"
Wednesday, April 9
Double Feature 10c and 20c
Margaret Lockwood in
John Litel in
Coming Thnrs. - Fri., April 10-11
James Cagney in
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11. M. MORGAQ
"The Furniture Man"
HERTFORD, NORTH CAROLINA
Wishes to announce his New Spring
Stock is being placed on display daily,
and he finds that he has not the room
for trade-in Second Hand Furniture.
This Furniture came out of the cleanest,
most up-to-date homes in Perquimans County
and is absolutely okay. We will sacrifice
these goods at unheard-of prices.
One 3-piece PARLOR SUITE . . $ 3.98
One 7-piece DINING ROOM SUITE. $19.50
One 9-piece DINING ROOM SUITE, $29.50
One SOFA BED $ 8.95
One SOFA $ 4.95
One OAK BUFFET $ 2.95
One White Enamel SIDE BOARD $ 3.95
Mahogany (painted) SIDE BOARD$ 4.95
One 4-piece BREAKFAST SET . $ 4.95
One 4-piece BREAKFAST SET $ 5.95
One 5-piece DINING ROOM SET $ 4.95
10 Mattresses and large Walnut and
Oak BEDS $1.00 each
These Beds cost, when new 25 times this price.
We do not consider we are charging- you
anything for these goods . . . come to see them
if you are not able to buy new articles.
Wn R0o (yHorgam
THE FURNITURE MAN
HERTFORD, N. C.
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