THE PERQUIMANS WEEKLY, HERTFORD, N. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 1941
OUR SPIRIT OP COOPERATION
We all want to have a share in
helping to make America strong. We
know the brant of the burden must
fall on Industry which is turning out
planes and ships and guns and tanks
and ammunition. But we women . . .
we housekeeping women who have no
active part in Industry want to do
something too. Each time the paper
comes, each time we turn on the ra
dio and hear more of the things that
make us realize it is vital that
America becomes invincible, we think
again about our part in this great
i defense effort. Being women, one of
!the things we naturally, think of is
A number of women have asked
i me about saving tin cans and alumi
num pots and pans which might be
collected and used in the manufac
ture of defense materials. The spirit
behind such an offer of cooperation
ia spendid. It's the kind of spirit
needed, in this country today if we
are to be united, as we must be, in
the face of danger. But so far there
i3 no need for this program of saving.
Of course there may be fewer new
utensils of certain types for some
. time to come, and substitutes may be
loyed in the making of various
household articles such as refrigera
tors and vacuum cleaners and thermometers.
Manufacturers are working on a
substitute for tin cans. But there's
no indication so far that the alumi
num or tin we could save at home
would make enough difference to de
fense production to be worth the ef
fort of collection. For instance, it
would take 60,000 coffee percolators
to furnish enough aluminum for just
But let's keep that spirit of coop
eration alive. There's the real con
tribution that we women can make in
these days of intense activity, as our
husbands and sons become, in a sense,
swallowed up in the huge magnitude
of our total national effort. After a
while they may not be able to "see
the woods for the trees." Then, as
Mr. W. L. Batt of the Office of Pro
duction Management says . . . "Is it
not for you, the women of America,
to keep defense a living issue in the
home; to riake of each uncertainty,
each dislocation which reaches into
the life of the family, not an annoy
ance but rather a tangible symbol of
participation in the common and
worthwhile effort of our country?"
people. We are a stronger nation
with superior industrial facilities and
a higher standard of living because
we have had these liberties." J.
Howard. Pew, President,- Sun -Oil
"Everything comes to him who
hustles while he waits." Thomas A.
"These are critical and dangerous
times. It is to be hoped that they
will bring to us a fuller realization
of the fact that liberty is more than
a privilege. Two thousand years ago
the doctrine of man's dignity and re
sponsibility as an individual renewed
his faith in himself and his fellow
men. Today, I am firmly convinced,
much of the world's trouble can be
traced to the fact that we fail to re
member that the advantages we now
enjoy do not diminish our responsi
bility to society." C Donal Dallas,
President, Revere Copper and Brass,
"There are some principles and
practices that are distinctively A
merican and that are believed in by
most Americans; especially a funda
mental conception of freedom which
is a part of our heritage . . . We have
built up our civilization here, and
drawn our social pattern, on a basis
of individual freedom. It includes
freedom of worship, of speech and
press and assembly, choice of occupa
tion, right to acquire and own prop
erty and the right to participate in
government through representatives
whose arbitrary power is restricted
by basic and statutory law and who
are periodically accountable to the
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standard of living, better health and
a better mental life, if mankind in
turn gives science the sympathy and
support so essential to its progress."
Vannevar Bush, President, Carne
Cotton Goods Are
Good 'Buy' For
Cotton farmers who will earn
stamps for participating in the Sup
plementary Cotton Program of the
U. S. Department of Agriculture this
year will find that cotton goods are
a good "buy" in 1941, say Miss
Willie N. Hunter and Miss Julia Mc-
Iver, Extension clothing specialists
of N. C. State College. The first of
the cotton stamps will be issued in
North Carolina about July 1.
The stamps are being earned by
farmers for voluntarily reducing i
their cotton acreage below their 1941 1
AAA allotments. County agents and
AAA committeemen have full infor
mation on the Supplementary Cotton
"Cotton is smart this season," the
Extension clothing specialists de
clared. "It is becoming to wear;
easily laundered, and doesn't pile up
dry-cleaning bills. It is strong and
durable; is cheap and plentiful to
Miss Hunter pointed out that the
cotton stamps can be used all at one
time or one or two at a time until
they are gone. Farmers can buy
frof any store or mail order house
selling cotton goods and willing to
handle the stamps. Onlp new arti
cles can be bought, and they must be
made entirely of cotton, grown and
manufactured in the United States.
"Yard cotton goods have not ad
vanced in price in proportion to man
ufactured garments," the clothing
specialists said. "The stamps will go
much further in clothing the family
if yard goods are purchased and
garments made by the homemaker.
However, the cotton stamps can be
used to buy all kinds of cotton goods
cotton dresses, pants, overalls, un
derwear, night clothes, baby clothes,
socks, stockings, sheets, pillow cases,
blankets, bed spreads, and a number
of other articles, as well as piece
General Metts Well
Pleased With Work
Of Draft Officials
' P!lirireltff li Pltihnnhiiiti
" ' , SALES AND SERVICE t J
HERTFORD, N: C. - ,
Issues Statement of Re
Through April 30
Expressing pride in the smooth
working machinery of the State Se
lective Service System General J.
Van B. Metts, State Director, has is
sued a statement showing the results
accomplished through April 30, 1941.
Out of a total of 454,335 regis
trar (of whom 325,358 are white
and 128,977 are Negro), classification
has been completed for 130,141. Of
this number, 24,108 have been found
available for general or limited mili
tary services; 1,963 have been defer
red on account of being, necessary
men in their civilian occupations;
94,290 have been deferred because
they have dependents; and 9,780 have
been deferred for other reasons.
Of interest is the fact that 26
registrants have been found to be
conscientious objectors and therefore
deferred; 38 men have been deferred
because they are aliens; 424 have
been deferred because they are min
isters or divinity students. Out of
29,226 prysically examined, 5,069
have been rejected.
Out of a total of 10,570 men de
livered to the induction station,
1,786 were rejected for various rea
sons. A total of 9,629 men have volun
teered. Of this number 6,356 were
white and 4,273 Negroes. Men de
airing to volunteer are not automa
ticallp accepted, but are required to
be classified and will not be accepted
unless they are finally placed in
Class I-A. Of the total of 9,629
who applied for voluntary induction,
8,795 have actually been classified
and only 6,196 have been placed in
The State has a pool of 6,193 men
who have .been physically examined
and placed in Class I-A and are
awaiting induction, and another pool
of 11,040 who have been tentatively
recorded as I-A men but who have
not been' finally so classified because
they have not yet been physically
Firearms to Fourteenth Century
Firearms art said, to have been
first used In Europe in the Four
teenth century, although they did
not . come into general use until
Motorists Urged To
Check Roads And
Housing For Trips
Main Routes Penetrat
ing Some Defense
Motorists owning summer homes or
planning vacations at resorts in the
vicinity of coastal defenses and
training camps should carefully check
roads and housing conditions before
proceeding with their plans.
This timely warning was issued by
Miss Goldie Layton, manager of the
Carolina Motor Club's local branch
office, in pointing out that defense
activities are under way in many sec
tions where popular summer play
grounds are located.
"At some points," she continued,
"it has been necessary to close main
routes penetrating defense centers.
While alternate and detour roads are
being provided, these may be en
tirely new to the vacationist. Thus
delay and inconvenience can he avoid
ed by motorists who check carefully!
on new artivifioa in fVm ,r;y.;;4-..
. ..w, Jn vicinity Ul
their usual vacation place."
Pointing out that in some areas
housing accommodations are being
taken over in connection with defense
projects, the A. A. A. club manager
said that from the standpoint of both
roads and housing, planning is es
sential for 1941 vacations. He con
tinued: "The outlook is that the summer
ahead will be a banner travel year.
Early planning is desirable. This is
true as regards assuring a pleasant
vacation and also aiding the defense
effort by avoiding interference with
these emergency activities, always
the case where there is crowing."
in Sunday accidents. In other words,
one out of every four traffic fatali
ties in this State occur on the Sab
bath. Thus, if our motorists were
compelled to keep their cars at home
on 'gasless Sundays,' we might rea
sonably expect a substantial reduc
tion in traffic deaths as a result."
The safety director said the Sun
day traffic toll this year totaled 15
in January, 20 in February, 30 in
March, 15 in April and 29 in May.
The heaviest toll for any one day
this year was on Sunday, March 16,
when 11 persons were killed in traf
fic accidents in the State. Satur
days were even more dangerous than
Sundays, the five-months toll for
Saturdays being 110 lives. Thus,
229 of the 449 persons killed the first
five months of this year were killed
on Saturdays and Sundays. This was
51 per cent of the total.
"Think of it, we could cut our traf
fic accident toll in half by having
gasless week-ends," declared Hocutt.
"Of course, I am not sure that such
action will ever be taken or need to
be taken in this country. Seriously,
though a substantial reduction in
traffic fatalities could be effected
without this prohibitive action. If
our motorists were willing, they
could have their cake and eat it, too.
That is to say, they could continue to
ride and still not kill or be killed.
All it takes is the use of a little
courtesy, a little caution and a little
eommonsense in driving."
NEW HOPE SOCIETY MEETS
The Woman's Society of Christian
Service of New Hope Methodist
Church met on June 5th at the home
of Mrs. W. W. Spencer. The meet
ing was opened by singing "A Charge
To Keep I Have." The minutes of
the last meeting were read, after
which dues were collected and the
local offering was made. The Leaf
let, Local Church and Community
Cooperation for Christian Citizen
ship, was presented. A reading,
Serving the Boys at Camp Shelby,
was given by Mrs. Spencer. Mrs.
Mattie Iiobbins conducted the devo
tional. The lesson was taken from
I Cor. 3:17, the subject being Stew
ards of the temple of God. Mrs.
Robbins gav an impressive and help
ful talk on the lesson.
The July meeting will be held with
Mrs. W. E. Dail.
Mrs. S. D. Banks dismissed the
group with prayer.
During the social hour the hostess
served lemonade and cake.
Raleigh "It's an ill wind that
blows nobody good," Ronald Hocutt,
director of the Highway Safety Di
vision, said in commenting on the
prospect of "gasless Sundays," which
he said would probably cut North
Carolina's traffic fatality toll by as
much as 20 per cent.
"While I am not prepared, on the
basis of information I now have,
either to advocate or condemn "gas
less Sundays', it is interesting to
speculate as to the probable effect
such a restricution might have on our
traffic accident toll," Hocutt said.
"Our records show that 109 of the
449 persons killed in traffic acci
dents in North Carolina the first
five months of this year were killed
FROM ROANOKE COLLEGE
Miss Minnie Lee Winslow was
graduated from Roanoke College, Sa
lem, Va., Monday, June 9, with
first honors. Miss Winslow was vale
dictorian of her class at Perquimans
High School in '37.
She returned to her home at
Bagleys Swamp Monday to spend the
summer with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Winslow.
Miss Mozelle Smith, graduate of
Allentown Bible Institute, Allentown,
Pa., is at home with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Smith.
Mrs. Archie White and daughter,
Patricia Hope, .spent the week-end
with her grandmother, Mrs. Neppie
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Winslow and
daughter, Clara, and L. A. Kmith
visited the Rev. and Mrs. C. E.
Winslow, at Roanoke, Va., and at
tended commencement exercises at
Miss Ruby Smith, student at E. C.
T. C, Greenville, is with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Smith, for the
Mrs. N. J. Smith and daughters,
Grace and Mozelle, are visiting with
friends and relatives in North and
South Carolina thus week.
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