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LOOKING AT WASHINGTON
By HUGO S. SIMS, Washington Correspondent
New Highway Plan For Post-War
Years
Congress has authorized and the
President has signed a bill looking
toward a Federal contribution of
$1,673,250,000 for highway construc
tion in a three-year post-war period.
Authorization by Congress does
not make the money available and it
will be necessary for Congress to
appropriate the cash later. How
ever, it is generally expected that
the appropriation will be made if the
states supply $1,500,000,000 on a 50
50 matching basis.
The plan authorized does not in
clude the trans-continental highway
system about which we heard con
siderable discussion sometime ago.
While the project aroused popular
enthusiasm, its necessity and useful
ness was challenged by some traffic
authorities.
Much of the congestion of our
highway system is due to the fact
that they run thrqugh congested
urban areas. This means that relief
can be obtained by constructing high
ways to by-pass municipalities and
thus facilitate, through-traffic.
In the long run, such connecting
links would prove a boon to motoriz
ed traffic although there will' be
howls frbmSmunicipalities which seek
to compel Automobiles and trucks to
drive, through their towns.
Bionomic Budget Proposed To
insure Full Employment
Current production of goods and
services is estimated at a rate of
nearly $200,000,000,000 a year, which
is about double the 1929 rate, but
half of present production is war
goods, according to a Senate com
mittee, which adds that "when war
contracts are withdrawn, the danger
is that the entire edifice will topple
over."
A few facts reveal the extent of
the problem. With approximately
38,000,000 persons engaged in non
agricultural employment, it is obvi
ous that if half of the production is
for the war, many of these jobs will
end suddenly. In addition, some
thing like 12,000,000 Americans, now
engaged in fighting services, will be
coming home to find employment. It
is hardly possible that reconversion
to peace-time production, even if in
stantaneous, can take care of the
immediate needs of the potential
workers for employment
Facinir this situation, the War
Contracts Sub-Committee of the
Senate, under the leadership of Sen
ator Murray of Montana, is con
vinced that "mass unemployment will
become a serious threat and the
number of unemployed men and wo
men in this country could easily sur
pass anything that was dreamed of
during the last depression." The
committee suggests a plan to relieve
the situation by providing an eco
nomic suosuiuie lor war contracts.
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legislation nas Deen aranea anu i 0
win tie introduced at tne opening oi
the new session of Congress in
January, providing that the Presi
dent shall submit to Congress, on
t,a fircf a. f oi o
uonui nruuui lion alio eiiiiiioyiiit-'iii
budget.
This would estimate the total num
ber of jobs needed for full employ- i
ment, the amount of investment and j
expenditures to provide that number
of jobs, and the prospective totals of
investments and expenditures by i
business and other non-Federal
sources. , Tl j
In effect, the committee contem- 1
plates an economic budget to "deal
with the total amount of investment I
and expenditure by groups in the
country consumers, business, state
and local governments, and the Fed- '
eral Government." By weighing
prospective expenditures against ex-1
penditures needed to guarantee full
employment, the stage would be set
for calculating the amount of Fed
eral investment and expenditure ne
cessary to balance the equation.
Senator Murray points out that 1
there should be a general program to !
encourage increased non-Federil in
vestment and expenditure and that,
if this is not sufficient to balance the
economic budget there should be a
program of Federal investment and
expenditure. He does not believe
that we can "just sit around and
wait until people are out of work be
fore we do something about promot
ing employment."
Considerable Agreement At
Dumbarton Oaks
The Dumbarton Oaks Conference
is past history but it represented a
step forward on the part of the
United Nations to frame a world or
ganization based upon mutual co
operation. Not many Americans can tell you
what happened or to what exten the
participating nations managed to
reach agreement. Nevertheless, if
the future peace of the world is an
important item of business for the
nation, every American should make
it his or her business to understand
the course of international events.
The significant thing about the
Dumbarton Oaks Conference is not
that the nations disagreed, to some
extent, as to a member of the secur
ity council participating in a vote re
latin; to a dispute to which the
member might be a party, but. as
President Roosevelt pointed out, thai
encouraging extent of the field ox
agreement between the nations." V'1''
War Eats Into Supply Of Tires,
Munitions And Rockets
The unexpected rate at which tires
are wearing out in Europe is caus-j
ing the Army to increase its demand
for military tires and the WPB will
construct new plants "from the
ground up" to provide 4,000,000 tires
a year, and expand present facilities
to increase production another 6,400,
000 tires.
Due to the sudden military de
mand, emergency action has been
taken to .assure a supply, although
the new plants will not get into pro
duction until late in 1946.
This is the third decision in the
last month to expand beyond previ
ous expectations the production!, of a
critical weapon .,Mjwar equipment.
Small arms ammn) fi was doubled
as of November 2, Ibid on Decem
ber 2nd the WPB&vealed plans for
a $500,000,000 expansion of the
mortar ammunition industry.
In -.addition, it is well known that
large increases have been made in
the production of heavy artillery
shells and rockets. Expenditure of
the former, in the course of the
battle of Europe, proved much higher
than expected and the rapid de
velopment of the latter as a prime
war weapon account,? for the deci
sion to go into large-scale manufac
ture of bigger and better rockets.
Fond Outlook For 1945 Includes
High Crop Goals
Kuod production goals for the na
tion for 1945 have been set as high
as for 1944, the year of the greatest
agiicultural production in the his
tory of the nation.
i This is the statement of Dr. Wil
liam C. Ockey, of the War Food Ad-
. ministration, who says that civilians
j will face more shortages than last
i year, with less meat, chicken, butter,
' sugar, fats and oils available. Civ
ilians will still get all the food they
"require," declares the official, in
cluding plenty of eggs and milk.
! With this forecast before them, it
might be well for every American to
plant and cultivate a garden. This
advice is impractical for many who
live in towns and cities, but millions
of Americans can supplement their
' diet by food raised at home.
, I'. S. In A Dilemma Over Polish
Border
The Polish problem which, for
some reason, arouses many American
publicists, is generally referred to as
a question involving the future of
Poland.
This is hardly a fair statement be
cause the boundary between Poland
and Russia also involvs the future of
Russia. Certainly, the Russians have
this idea and do not hesitate to point
out that the Poles attacked Russia
for territory in years when the Soviet
was weak.
Few intelligent persons will deny
the fairness of Mr. Churchill's staiP-
ment
that the Russians arp pnt.itlml
security on their western fron-
tjer
remier Stalin, while showing
interest and sympathy in the post
war collaboration of nations. seem
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be
to approximately
existed nrior to the fi ret.
World War.
The British and Russian govern
ments reached an agreement on the
Polish question without much diffi
culty. Even the British who went to
war when Germany invaded Poland
and who have insisted upon a free
and independent Polish nation are
not inclined to regard the definite
location of a border line as the para
mount question involved.
The position of the United States
has not been very flattering because,
for various reasons, this nation has
not been able to make a clear-cut de
cision as to Poland. The British
rime Minister, in talking to the
nouse ot Commons, found great diffi
Luuy in discussing these matters
because the attitude of the United
States has not been defined with the
precision mis Majesty's government
nas thought wise to use."
The United States Government, it
is clear, is in something of a dilem
ma. Having promulgated and ex
pounded certain principles as to ter
ritorial changes, the nation finds it
self face to face with facts that
make effective support of the prin
ciple impossible.
The statement by the government
that we would agree to whatever the
nations concerned agreed among
themselves is not an answer to the
pressing problem, as any moderately
intelligent school boy knows.
PINEY WOODS NEWS
Guests in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Winslow during the holi
days were Mr. and Mrs. Emmett
White and son, Emmett, Jr., of Gates
County, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilson
of Norfolk, Mrs. N. B. Winslow and
Ruth, Charlie and Chester Winslow,
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Winslow ana
children, Avis and Preston, Mr. and
Mrs. C. V. Ward and son John, the
Rev. and Mrs. Millikan, Mr. and Mrs.
S. G. Chappell, Mrs. Troy Chappell,
Carrol Chappell and Thomas Chap
pell. Mrs. Purvis Chappell was the
week-end guest of her mother, Mrs.
J. S. Rountree.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Winslow and
Lois, Mrs. Curtis Chappell. Mrs. G.
G. Chappell and Dork and Anna Rea
1 Chappell and
Mr. and Mrs. Louis
'wwbww
and daughter Lola Violet
THE PERQUIMANS WEEKLY, ' HERTFORD,
visited Mrs,
N. B. WinBlow Christ-
mas day.
Miss Evangeline Copeland was a
Saturday afternoon guest of Miss
Lois Violet Winslow, celebratrng
Miss Winslow's seventh birthday,
which was January 1.
Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Chappell vfs
ited Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Raper Sun
day evening.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Perry and son,
Dewey, Jr., visited Mrs. Mary Chap
pell Christmas day.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Raper visited
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Simpson and Mr.
and Mrs. Marvin Simpson Christmas
day.
Mr.- and Mrs. Fred Jenkins spent
the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. C. V.
Ward and Mrs. Laura Ward.
Mrs. C. V. Ward visited Mrs. E. N.
Chappell Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Winslow vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. Willie Winslow
Sunday evening.
Mrs. Hattie Jordan was a dinner
guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
S. G. Chappell Christmas day.
Mr. and Mrs. McCoy Ththisic vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Chappell
Christmas day.
Mrs. R. 13. Chappell and daughter
Sybil spent the holidays With Mrs.
Chappell's mother at Manteo.
WHITESTON NEWS
Mrs. Henry Williams and children,
of Weeksville, visited Mrs. Mary
Williams on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. White and two
children, Margaret Ann and Frances
Lee, of Woodland, spent the week-end
as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Archie
White.
Miss" Daphne Winslow spent last
week in Norfolk, Va., as the guest
of Miss Jeanae Winslow.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lassiter, of
Norfolk, Va., visited Mr. and Mrs.
John Lassiter and Mrs. Verna Wins
low over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Winslow spent
last week at Caledonia with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Cooke. ,
Visitois in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Clyde Lane Sunday afternoon
were Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Matthews
and .son, Hazel, of Hertford.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Winslow had
as their guests at dinner on Wednes
day Mr. and Mrs. Powell Martin, of
Maryland, and Miss Sybil Winslow,
ot ashine-ton. D. C: Mr. and Mrs
Lloyd Winslow and children, of
Newland, and Mr. and Mrs. A-lvin
Winslow and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Baker visited
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ward, of
Hobbsville, Sunday.
Mrs. M. H. Harrison and children,
Don Ray and Monte Ann, of Nor
folk, Va., were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph White last week.
Mrs. Walter Dail and daughter.
Becky, were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. K. Baker last week.
miss r.stner Mae White has re
turned to Greenville to resume her
studies at E. C. T. C. after SDenu-
ing the holidays with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest White.
Mrsj. T. P. Layton and daughter,
Velma, were the guests of Mrs. Jno.
Lassiter Friday.
Little Billy Lane, of Elizabeth
City, is visiting his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Winslow.
Mr. and Mrs. Powell Martin, of
Maryland, and Miss Sybil Winslow,
of Washington, D. C, have concluded
a visit to their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Luther Winslow.
Mr. and Mrs. Leverette Winslow
and son, Ronald, of Norfolk, Va.,
were week-end guests of Mrs. Verna
Winslow.
Guests in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Claude Rountree Sunday were:
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Winslow and
family, of Chuckatuck, Va.; Mr. and i
Mrs. James Goodwin and son, of
hulfolk, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Elbert
Win.-low and James Winslow, of
Sunbury, and Carson Winslow, U. S.
Maritime Service, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mrs. Maxwell McCain, of Waxhaw,
Lelia Lee and Marshall Winslow, of
Bagley Swamp, and Mr. and- Mrs.
Arba Winslow visited Mr. and Mrs.
Worth Winslow, in Norfolk, Va., on
Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Jordan and
family of Smithfield, Va., spent
Thursday with her parents, Mr. and
Airs, Judd Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Branch and son
Arthur, of Portsmouth, Va., were the
guests of her mother, Mrs. P. L.
Griffin, on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Russell and
family of Elizabeth City were week
end guests of his sister, Mrs. Elihu
Lane and Mr. Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Carv McNider of
Newport News, Va., spent last week
end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Joe McNider.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wood of
i ortiock, Va., were guests of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Lewis
on Sunday.
Miss Janet Quincy left Monday to
visit a school friend in Raleigh be
fore returning to High Point Col
lege, after spending the pirlstmas
holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. P. Quincy.
Mr. and Mrs. Max C. Jackson re
turned on Wednesday to Rockwood,
Tenn.j ' after spending several days
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
Wilson. Mr. Wilson returned with
them for a short visit
I Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brothers ana
Mrs. Sam. White; and son Bob, of
Norfolk were dinner guests, of Mr,
and Mrs. John Symona on;6undaf. .
Carl Lewis, USNPnbridgo,
Md spent Now Year' "f-
N. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1946
ents. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Lews.
Mr. and Mrs. Lerov Nixon had as
their guests on Sunday for dinner
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Fields and Ed
gar, Jr., Mrs. Claude Fields of Hert
ford, Mrs. Clairbom Nixon of Eliza
beth City, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Cran
ford. Shelton White, USOG, Norfolk,
spent New Year's with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. S. White.
Miss Louise Wilson has returned
to Chowan to resume her duty as
teacher in the high school after
spending the Christmas holidays
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
Wilson.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Quincy spent
Tuesday afternoon in Elizabeth City.
Hybrid Corns Give
Increased Yields
It has been definitely shown that
adapted corn hybrids can materially
increase com yields in North Caro
lina. Tests by the State College
Extension Service last year, in co
operation with the N. C. Crop Im
provement Association, gave in
creases of about 20 bushels per acre
in most cases.
When corn suffered from drought,
the better hybrid corns were out
standing from a drought stand
point and in some instances the in
creases were much larger than 20
bushels per acre.
"Agronomy Suggestions" for Janu
ary, which will be found in the of
fice of the county agent, carries the
latest recommendations on the best
adapted hybrid corns and a short
description of each. North Carolina
is divided into nine areas and special
recommendations are made for each
area for both white and yellow corns.
Hybrid corns do not carry names
but are sold on numbers. For ex
ample, the recommended strains of
white corn for the northwestern sec
tion in the mountains are N. C. T20
and N. C. T8, while in the north
eastern section along the coast the
recommended strains are N. C. 1111,
N. C. 1114 and Tenn. 10.
Some hybrid corns are permitted
by law to be sold in the State while
others are not. Certain other hy
brids, chiefly from outside the State,
cannot legally be offered for sale
either because they have proven in
ferior in Official Variety Tests or
because they have not been thor
oughly tested.
State College specialists suggest
that the grower get the advice of
the county agent before attemping to
grow a hybrid not recommended for
his particular area.
Inflamed
"So your wife keeps a light bum-
in;? until you come home at 4 in the
morning?"
"Yes, the light of battle in her
eyes."
Classified and Legals
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Having qualified as Executrix of
the estate of Virginia D. Hudgins,
deceased, late of Perquimans County,
North Carolina, this is to notify all
persons having claims against the
estate of said deceased to exhibit
them to the undersigned at Hertford
N. C, on or before the 28 day of
October. 1945. or this notice will be
pleaded in bar of their recovery. All
persons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate payment.
This 28th day of October, 1944.
ELIZABETH HUDGINS,
Executrix of Virginia D. Hudgins,
dec.22,29,jan.5,12,19,2b
North Carolina,
Perquimans County.
Earle Morse and C. L. Stallings, Ad
ministrators of the Estate of Ray
Morse, Deceased, Earle Morse, In
dividually, and wife, Pauline
Morse, C. L. Stallings, Individual
ly, and wife, Rovena Stallings and
Florence Morse, Widow, Petition
ers. vs.
Virgie M. Stallings and husband,
L. P. Stallings and Ray Morse, Jr.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of an order of
the Superior Court of Perquimans
County, made in the certain special
proceeding as above entitled, the un
dersigned commissioner will, on the
29th day of January, 1945, at 12:30
o'clock P. M., at the Court House
door in Hertford, N. C, offer for
sale to the highest bidder for cash
that certain tract of land lying ana
being in New Hope Township, Per-
Don't Neglect Them 1
Nature designed the kidneys to dp 8
nurvelotu job. Their task ii to Wep the
flowing blood stream (ree of au vxeess (
toxie impurities. I'he act oi livjnu itA
Udelf Is eonstantly produmnR was:c
matter the kidneys must roimvc from
the blood If good huatb is to om'mv
When the kidni'ys (ail to (unutiou as
Nature intended, there to retention of
waste that may cause body-viiio d
tress. One may suff.r naRuum 1aeir'lif,
persistent headache, attack; oi aiazinsa.
getting up nights, swelling, acRuiesk
under the eye feel tired, nervous, 0
worn out. , .
Freouent. scanty or burning pasear
are sometimes turinor eviaeaue m '"-
ney or bladder disturhah
ier ev
iv or madder
The recosnii
M ana propei.r
lieine to help in
ii,trtmen.
II a diuretic i
ie ktdut'ys
m 9iA nf MmM ntiisonous 0-0 (IV watite.
Use 0oo'( Pill. They have had more
than forty years of public approval. Are
endorsed tne country over. Insist on
Doom's. Sold at all tinw stoma..
quimans County, N. C, bounded on
the north by the lands of Earnest
Morse, on the east by Deep Creek,
on the south by the lands of Earnest
Morse, and on the west by the lands
of Earnest Morse, containing 40
acres, more or less.
This 18th day of December, 1944.
P. W. McMULLAN,
Xtommissioner.
dec29 Jan 5,12,19 ,
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Having qualified as Administrator
of the estate of Mrs. Anna Belle
Landing, deceased, late of Perquim
ans County, North Carolina, this is
to notify all persons having claims
against the estate of said deceased
to exhibit them to the undersigned at
Hertford, N. C, on or before the 3rd
day of January, 1946, or this notice
will be pleaded in bar of their recov
ery. All persons indebted to said es
tate will please make immediate
payment.
This 3rd day of January, 1945.
W. D. LANDING,
Administrator of Mrs. Anna Belle
Landing, deceased.
Jan 12,19,26Feb2,9,16
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Having qualified as Administrator
of the estate of C. D. Layden, de
ceased, late of Perquimans County,
North Carolina, this is to notify all
persons having claims against the
estate of said deceased to exhibit
them to the undersigned at Hertford,
N. C, on or before the 18th day oT
December, 1945, or this notice, will
be pleaded in bar of their recovery.
All persons indebted to said estate
will please make immediate payment.
This 18 day of December, 1944.
WALTER L. LAYDEN,
Administrator of C. D. Layden.
dec.22,29,jan.5,12,19,26.
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Bring your car in today for a careful inspection of your
tires. It is important you care fpr your tires. Our ser
vice is the best.
If you need new tires ... and have the proper cert i ft
cate ... we can supply you tires.
Goodyear and V. S.
JOE AND BILL'S
"Where Service
BILL WHITE. Prop.
Kf TT II (D E
Beginning January first, all Tax Listers of
Perquimans County, North Carolina, will sit
at. the following places and on the dates men
tioned below for the purpose of listing your
PROPERTY TAXES for the year of 1945.
List In January and Save the Penalty
Belvidere Township
CARROLL V. WARD, List Taker
January 11 At Whiteston, R. M. Baker's Store
January 18 At Whiteston, Ralph White's Stqre
January 6, 13, 20, 27 At E. I Chappell'a Store
All other days during January at home.
Bethel Township
R. S. CHAPPELL. List Taker
Tannaro fi IS. 9A 27
January 10, 17, 81
January 24
January 19 in afternoon
All other days during January at home.
Hertford Township
J. O. WHITE. List Taker
January 6. 13, 20
January 10 and 17 -
January 17 tnrougn to 31 at. tuuri nuuse in nwuom
All other days during January at home .
New Hope Township
SETH LONG. List Taker i
January 6, 13, 20, 27 At Community House, New Hope
January 19 - -At S. F.. HarreU's Store
January 26 At Woodville; Bogue'a Store
January 12 At J. B.-Webb's StorVDuram Neck
All other days during January at home -lJ ,', ' .
Parkville Township
RAYMOND STANTON, IM Taker
January 17
January 22
January 27 (Afternoon and Night)
All other days during January at Winfall vi
Each farmer, owner or his agent, must, come forward to report he
. acreage of each crop to be harvested,- or has "been harvested, on his
num. nr his tenant's farm of the vear 1944. also, the number of acrer1
; to be cultivated, lying out, number of bearing fruit trees, and'tSfrr'
fertilizer used for all crops. t 1 f'l;
tf Prepare lists now, 'and save time in listing, also avoid IT"
ALTY for being delinquent after January 81st, 1945.- This is requuev ; i
by the-State Law; , See Chapter
Carolina,; Session 1939.
.. . ' J. WWARD,
' PERQUIMANS
TAYLOR TIIfc.Tu
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