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olume XIL rNumber 34,
Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, August 24, 1945.
$1.50 Per Year.
For Present Time
Board Issues Certifi
cates For Tires to 33
' Meat, sugar, tires, shoes and boots
t all that remains of the lone list
f , items rationed during the war.
Of: these five items, still remaining
on the list, at least meat and tires
are expected to be removed soon,
; Wid it is likely that the rest will be
removed as soon as supply is some-
' what near the demand level. At the
present, however, there is little -prospect
that sugar will be plentiful any
V The OPA alnounced the removal
of gasoline, fuel oil and other food
stuffs from the rationed list last
'week, and although the agency is
empowered by Congress to continue
until next July 1, it is believed the
agency will deal only with price con
trols near the end of that period.
Mrs. Helen Davenport, clerk of
the Perquimans board, reported on
Mnnrfnv that 33 local motorists have
been issued certificates to purchase
new tires at the board meeting last
Saturday. In connection with con-
tinuing the rationing of tires, the
OPA has announced that 26 per cent
of each board's tire quota may now
be allotted to former holders of A
gas rations. The balance must still
go to the essential drivers.
Passenger type permits issued last
iweek went to Ernest Lilly, Winslow-
White Motor Co., 2, Jobe Stallings,
,2, Lloyd Evans, J. D. Winslow, 2,
TtnWt Walsh. W. C. Parks. Eliza-
eth Spivey, Redden Ivey, Linwood
fwine, 2, Claude Long, Z, L. c. Mans
field, Sr., 2, J. E. Proctor, Lessie
Evans, 2, Golar Newby, 2, Clifton
Stallings, Alton Perry, 2, E. J. Proc
Jtvtf Ralph Perry, Clarence Byrum,
,,IMe Moore, 2, James Wilder, 2,
Gilliam Twine, W. J. Asbell, Earl
Horse, 2, and E. M. Perry.
.- Truck Type: Nathan Riddick, R.
iA. Shank. H. V. Baker, R. C. Murray,
K'T. G. Swain, 2, E. J. Proctor, and F.
V M. Twine.
Jfffi $ m?I ill
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Has Varied Docket
At Session Tuesday
Thirteen Cases Dis
posed of at Half Day
Meeting Of Hunters
And Fishermen Set
For Hext Wednesday
tMmni tr U. I. v Dapartawit. Iirni o fabli Vtlatlon.
SCHOOL DAYS AGAIN FOB AMERICAN SOLDIERS Down
a narrow tret in Joignjr, Franc, march a clau to th school of
th 617th Rtginwnt Unit Command nr Paris. Th tchool is mam
teinad undet the Army'i program for th education of soldier in
the European theater of operation!. TS Malcolm Evaiu, Rye, N. Y,
outside of eoluma at left, has charge of the class.
Allied military occupation of Japan
will get underway next Sunday, ac
cording to a report from uenerai
MacArthur's headouarters at Manila.
Airborne units will be the first to
sonnel expected to lana aooui xues
day. General MacArthur stated that
official surrender documents will be
signed by August 30. The Japanese
people have been informed by Tokyo
radio of the facts of their defeat and
called upon to observe the terms giv
en Jap envoys at Manila.
An effort will be made, at a meet
ing to be held at the Courthouse at
8 o'clock on August ?9, to organize
hunters and fishermen of Perqui
mans County for the purpose of
sponsoring better hunting, fishing
and other wildlife activity in this
county, it was announced today by
Walter H. Oakey, wno is serving as
.temporary chairman for the meeting.
AH kinds of hunters, fishermen,
nther interested persons
nrtroA tn attend the meeting. It
has been arranged ior koss v. aiev
evwiitive secretary of the North
ramlins. Wildlife Federation, Inc.,
to be present and outline the plans
and purposes of his organization to
the ' local sportsmen with the idea
'W lnml enortsmen may desire to
Vjbin forces with this group on their
Mr. Oakey has been informed that
already hunters and fishermen have
organized in 28 counties in the State
and organization plans are being
nnatuui In 27 other counties.
f such an organization is formed
n thin rnnnt a delegate win ov
' lrtjH for the purpose of represent
ink the sportsmen 01 rerquira
in all matters pertaining to the ad-
vancemenrox wiiame activity,
hunttra ad fishermen are urged to
attend the meeting next week and
join in the discussion relative to a
After a period of sporadic fighting
by scattered elements of Japanese
forces most of these troops are now
laying down their arms in complete
surrender. The Russians have sub
dued the entire Jap force in Man
churia, one report stating the Japs
are rushing into prisoner of war
cages after having killed their offi
cers who wanted to continue resist
ance. Jap troops in other areas are
alan anrrpnderinar to American, Aus
tralian and Chinese units. The forces
on the Jap mainland are expected to
h Hianrmpd on the arrival of the Al
lied occupation troops next week.
A varied docket of thirteen cases
were disposed of by the Perquimans
Recorder's Court in session here
Tuesday morning, and some three or
four other hearings were continued
until next term by Judge Charles E.
Raynor Miller was taxed with the
court costs after pleading guilty to
a charge of driving with insufficient
Charlie Truehlood was found not
guilty on two counts, one of non-
support and the other of assault.
Rn Thach. Neirro. entered a plea
of guilty to being drunk and was or-;
dered to pay the costs of court. i
Mathew Jones, Negro, found guil
ty of drunk driving was given a (i(
day suspended sentence upon pay
ment of a fine f $75 and court costs.
He noted an appeal to the Superior
Court. Bond was set at $100.
Arthur Ormond was fined $75 and
taxed with the costs after pleading
guilty to driving drunk.
Edward Hurdle, Jr., was fined $10
and costs of court on a charge of
Norman Catling. Negro, was found
not guilty of assault with a deadly
Lester Lane was fined $10 and or
dered to pav court costs on a charge
Wnvland White. Jr.. entered a Dlea
of guilty to reckless driving, speed
ing and illegal use or spotugnt. rie
was given a sentence or eight months
on the roads, suspended upon pay
ment of a fine of $100 and costs, his
driving license was revoked for one
year and he was placed upon good
behavior for a period of two years.
Essie Lee Winslow, Negro, was
found guilty of violating the stock
law. Judgment was suspended upon
payment of court costs.
Charlie Nixon. Negro, paid the
costs of court on a charge of permit-
Curb Market Closed
Operation Last Week
Hertford's curb market, operated
for the past two months at the lunch
room building at the Hertford Gram
mar school by the Home Demonstra
tion Clubs of the county, has sus
pended operations for the balance of
this season, Miss Frances Maness,
County Home Agent, stated Monday.
The lunch room is now being re
paired in preparation for the open
ing of schools and there is insuffi
cient room in the building for the
continuance of the curb market. The
Home Demonstration Club women
report a fine market was maintain
ed during the summer and they hope
to reopen again next year.
To Assist Athletic
Program At School
Draft Board To Call
Only Men Under 26;
Two Calls On Hie
Following President Truman's an
nouncement cutting draft quotas
from 80,000 to 50,000 per month, the
Perquimans draft board was notified
not to call ud for Dreinduction or in
duction aoay ---registrant -who ha&jting operation -of his car without a
Reports of the progress on con
struction work of the Memorial Ath
letic Field at Perquimans High
School were made at a meeting
School Bells Ring
September 3 To End
Teachers Listed For
White Schools; One
School bells will ring at the four
Perquimans County white schools on
Monday, September to mark the
end of the summer vacation, F. T.
Johnson, Superintendent, stated to
day, in announcing the names of the
faculty for the white schols. He
stated that one vacancy, that of the
eighth grade, still exists on the high
K. C. Woodard, who will serve as
district principal, has arrived in
Hertford and will assist Mr. John
json in outlining the year's program
at teachers' meetings to he held the
'latter part of next week. Teachers
will be notified of the time and place
of the meetings.
! The Superintendent has already
'S ,1? j announced that the school bus routes
tig of the! .,, , , ,.
Tn Washinirton wartime regula
tions are rapidly being changed for
peace-time conditions, war produc
tion rules are being rescinded to aid
quick reconversion. Rules have been
relaxed to increase production of
many civilian products, .formerly ex
pected to be held down. President
Truman has halted the vast lend
lease program, which provided ma
terials for our Allies during tne war,
and which caused some shortages in
tha United States. The OPA an
nounces that rent control may be
rrnnned nhortlv. However,: the con
trol will be restored if rents go too
reached his 26th birthday, Mrs. Ruth
Sumner, clerk of tne local Doard,
stated this week.
The hoard has been ordered. Mrs.
Sumner said, to leave all registrants
between and 38 in tneir present
classifications. She added that the
local board now has two preinduc
tion examination calls on file for the
month of September, but as yet no
calls have been reoeived for induc
tion of men. The first preinduction
call for next month is scheduled for
September 10 for 15 colored selectees
and the second is on September 19
when ten white selectees are expect
ed to be given examinations.
Although high army officials main
tain the continued need for Select
ive Service, the future status of the
agency will depend on action taken
by Congress when it convenes on
Kentemhpr 5. Manv Congressmen,
including Senator Clyde Hoey, have
nlrendv stated their opposition in
continuing the drafting of men for
the armed forces. What action win
be taken, however, remains to be
seen after Congress meets and the
War Department has had an oppor
tunity to reveal its future plans to
the law makers.
James Thach. Nero. naid the Costs
of court for driving without a license.
Joseph Elliott. Negro, was found
guilty of assault and fined $10 and
ordered to pay the costs of court.
RFC Needs Employes
For Harvey Point
committee held Tuesday night. Fol
lowing the reports the group named
three committees to assist with the
athletic program at the school during
the coming year.
One committee, composed of L. L.
Winslow, Ralph White, Hob Spivey,
E. M. Perry, A. R. Winslow, Jr., A.
W. Hefren, D. M. Jackson, I). L. Bar
ber, C. E. White, Freeman Mansfield,
J. Elmer Wood, L. C. Winslow and
Fred T. Mathews was named to aid
with the publicizing of athletic pro
grams and transportation of players.
A finance committee with K. C.
Woodard, J. A. White, W. H. Pitt, I).
M. Jackson, J. H. Towe and J. E.
Winslow, as members, was named to
assist in financial problems of the
Dr. A. P.. Bonner, T. W. Lynch, V.
N. Darden, Walter H. Oakey and W.
H. Pitt were named to a committee
to arrange for a dedication program
on the night the dedication game is
played on the field.
The group was informed at the
meeting this week that most of the
new equipment has already arrived
here and work of erecting the lights,
for the field will be started a. soon
as weather conditions permit.
Football practice at the high school
is expected to get underway with the
opening of school September X, and
Coach Max Campbell expects a large
number of boys to report for prac- ,
tice. Graduation costs the local team I
many of the stars from last year's
undefeated eleven, but a number of;
the players are returning to school '
and while the coach makes no predic
tions about the prospects for this
year's team, he believes that Per-.
'quimans will he able to hold its own
employees are against most of the teams expected
to appear on the 1945 schedule.
No schedule has been drawn as yet
will remain unchanged for this year,
but he said today that the school
schedule for the open weeks of the,
term will be determined by the Board
of Education at a meeting Septem
ber 3. It may be possible the Board
will order short session of schools at
the beginning of the term in order
that students may aid in the harvest
The faculty at the
as were announced
Woodard, Mrs. T.
today by Mr.
School F. C.
Jessup, Mrs. C.
Miss Grace Chappell, Miss
Knowles. Miss Esther Ev
ans, Miss Floise Scott, Miss Eliza
Anne (Jarris, Miss Prue Newby and
G. C. Buck.
Hertford Grammar School Miss
Mary Sumner, Mrs. Cecil White, Mrs.
Jenkins Walters, Mrs. T. C. Chap
pell, Miss Ruth Elliott, Miss Mildred
Reed and Mrs. Julian A. White.
Central Grammar School G. H.
Baker, Miss Margaret White, Miss
Johnnie White, Mrs. 11. U. Winslow,
Mrs. Mary White Winslow, Mrs. Eli
jah White, Miss Alma Leggett, Mrs.
B.Tthn l.ane. Miss Elizabeth Steph
ens and Miss Ruby Smith.
New Hope School Mrs. W. K. hail
and Mrs. Mvra Sawver.
' Student Recognition
At Methodist Church
. .'Bhutan. Rfwnsmition Sav will be
observed at thev Hertford Methodist
Church next Sunday, honoring the
'''-"v-nrninr nMtnle of the community who
, will leave shortly to attend colleges
and onlversitiea.. The day will also
v'mark the close of the Young People's
" Religious Emphasis Period, the Rev.
i B. C. Reavis, pastor, stated today
- Th vnunar neonle of the church will
' have charge of the programs at both
- Adult ;.- and vounar .; DwoIeV'ChuTch
school and the morning and evening
services. , ' ' ; r
ThA Rv. Mr. Itaairia la doing the
preaching at a revival, service this
week -at the Woodland Methodist
Church, but will be back at his ehurch
in Hertford for all services next sun
K : - , . -
In Eurone, trials of war criminals
are the topic of the day. Aljjed com
missions are preparing to begin the
hearings of high Nazi officials pos
.ikw Kit navt. week. In Norwav the
ace traitor of the war, Vidkii. Quis
ling, is standing trial fori Jus me,
charged with treason, by aiding the
Nazis to overrun his country; In 1940.
The sentence of death, passed on
Marshal Petain of France lafjt week",
hoa been commuted to life fenprison-
ment by -General DeGaulle. f
All branches of the military of the
TTi4-4vr! Qf of AS 1A fmtiififr nlans for
V IMWM MWHVCI OT v rvv c m-
the- discharge of men now, in ran
At Winf all Church
An organ dedication service will
be conducted at the Winfall Metho
dist Church Sunday night at 8:30
o'clock, the Rev. J. D. Cranford, pas
tor, announced today.
Special music will be presented
and the Rev. B. C. Reavis, pastor of
the Hertford Methodist Church will
preach the dedication sermon. His
subject will be ."Worship in music".
The public is invited to attend.
Bureau Reports On
Continued wet weather hindered
mmiu thrnuarhnut this area during
the past week, acording to a cro re
port issued by the u. s. u. a. Bur
eau of Agricultural Economics. Ap
proximately one inch of rainfall was
recorded in the county and condi-
A nnrnximat.pl v 100
needed hv the Reconstruction Finan
ce Corporation to carry out the work
to be done at the Harvey Point base,
after the Navy relinquishes the base
around September 1, Richard D. Dix
on. Contractor for the depot, told
iu: M, . .!,, Af Ma
I ......... : nAnnJ i.nniAlin- 1 DCClllt hit; uiuimi.i
numuer. one tiaw ih nccucu nuiucuio-,
tely to learn the method of beaching
planes at the base, as this work must
continue the minute the Navy crews
Mr. Dixon also reported to this
newspaper that he and his staff hope
to employ mostly local persons, and
to make the project strictly one for
Perquimans County as much as possible.
H stated that nreference in hirinir
emnlovees would be shown all former
service men and requests that if any
returned veterans are now seeKing
work they should contact him im
mediately at Harvey Point.
Victory Loan Drive
To Begin October 29
R. M. Riddick, chairman of the
Perquimans County War Finance
Committee, announced today that the
eighth and final war loan the Vic
tory Drive, has been scheduled to
net under way throughout the nation
on October 2!. He stated this drive
but the school authorities will at will be conducted by the Government
tempt to schedule as many games tolas a ways and means to raise 12 bil
be played on the local field as possible I lion dollars to finance the occupation
to give local fans the opportunity of, forces in Germany and Japan and to
m action. 1 provide iunus ior iciuiiijub n.nns
to the U. S. for their discharges.
, 1 r, , Mr. Riddick stated that only pre-
Annual Camp Meeting jliminarv plans for thi8 drive have
been drawn and that he has no idea,
as yet, as to what quota will be given
Perquimans County; but the nation s
goal will be 12 billion dollars, of
which individuals will be asked to
purchase five billion dollars worth of
bonds, two billion of which will be
He said this drive will give each
person here at home an opportunity
to express his gratitude and thank
fulness to the men of the armed lor
ces for the victory they won, through
the purchase of war bonds.
At Happy Home Church
Uninjured In Wreck
I.t. William Hardcastle. USN, who
is spending a leave with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hardcastle, nar
rowly escaped serious injury around
11:30 Monday morning when the car
he was operating was wrecked in an
effort to miBS hitting a dog on a
Lt. Hardcastle was driving toward
Hertford on the Harvev Point road
when the animal darted in front of
his car. He swerved the car to miss
the dog and in so doing, the car got
out of control and ran into a oitcn
The annual camp meeting of the
Happy Home Pentecostal Holiness
Church is now in progress near Cen
ter Hill with the Revs. H. J. Markey
of Hendarsonville, N. C, and W. E.
Thompson of Kinston, N. C, as the
On Sunday afternoon, August 26,
at 3 o'clock, the Young People's
rally of the Pentecostal Holiness
Youth Society of the Eastern Vir
ginia Conference will be held. The
Rev. Mr. Thompson will preach at
the 11 o'clock service and the Rev.
Mr. Markey at the 8:30 o'clock service.
The public is cordially invited
attend all of the services.
the discharge OI men. now$-,.n returueu in me v-uuhij
form. The Navy has announced a cutitions hindering farm labor.
in its draft calls for next moftth, and
also has announced a pointf'system
for discharging enlisted menfnd of
ficers.', ; The ' Army states m rower
nolnt cor for discharging n en will
be announced soon. Coast Guard of
ficials say that servicevwill diucharge
n hnt 94.600 nf ft nersonnfl with-
in the next ten months. i R deploy
ment of men from Europe i Doing
stepped up and more than oneiilHon
men have already left Europe re
turn to America. , t -,.; .
Tha iwiwtrt ntatjvt that crOD out-
look for the entire State remained
good, despite oaa conditions in sever
: BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
Lieut and Mrs. 'Frank B. Steven
oil Jr.. announce the birth of a
ilatiirhtMF. Anna EHzahath. Born Aur
tut zi at wonom uenerai nospnw.
Mra. Stevenson is the former Miss
W. S. C. S. AND CHURCH
ENJOY ANNUAL PICNIC
. Tne Woman's Society of Christian
Service and Woodland Church School
held their regular annual picnic Wed
nesday afternoon at the church.
A very interesting pop program
had been arranged by Mrs. Russell
Baker, Mrs. Ashby Jordan and Mrs.
ttnlnh Han-ell. -'
After the program, a very delicious
oasaet : luncn was spreaa on ww
tahlea nn- the charch lawn, which
everyone enjoyed very much.
Sister Of Hertford
Resident Died Tuesday
Mrs. Guv Newby was called to
Windsor early Tuesday morning on
account of the death of her sister,
Mrs. Luther Powell, a resident of
Besides Mrs. Newby, survivors are
her husband, W. L. Powell, two sons,
one grandson, one brother and one
sister. Funeral services were in
complete pending the arrival of one
son stationed with the Army in lex-
Red Cross Working
On Fourth Quota
Volunteer workers of the Perquim
ans Red Cross sewing and knitting
project are now working on their
fourth hosDital ouota, it was an
nounced this week by leaders of the
organization, who pointed out that
the present quota consists of 25 pairs
of mules, 100 bedside bags and 300
The local chapter has also received
500 pounds of wool for the knitting
of scarfs, and volunteers are asked
to contact Miss Kate Blanchard for
material and directions for making
Revival services will begin at
Woodland Methodist Church on Sun
day evening at 8:45 and will continue
through the week. Rev. B. C. Rea
vis of Hertford Methodist Church
will assist the Rev. J. D. Cranford.
Everyone is urged to atend all ser
Cedar Grove Church
To Hold Revival
A series of revival services will be
conducted at the Cedar Grove Church
hecinninir next Sunday and continu
ing through the entire week, it was
The Rev. Al Thomnson of Ahoskie
has been secured as guest evangelist
for the services, which will be held at
3:30 and 8:30 o'clock each day.
The public is invited to attend all