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Assigned flaw Duty
Marine Staff Sergeant Keary L.
Lane, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lane,
Hertford, reported to headquarters of
the Southeastern Recruiting Division
last week after recently graduating
from R ecruiter s School at Parris
Island, S. C, and was assigned re
cruiting duty in Raleigh, N4 C. ,
, A veterans of 32 months overseas,
1 Sergeant Lane served with the First
'Marine Division in America's' first
offensive operation of World War II
at Guadalcanal. He also participated
in the New Britain campaign.
At New Britain, in the "famous
hattle of Suicide Creek," Lane won
, the Marines' third highest award, the
Silver Star Medal, for. moving. into
heavy enemy . machine gun fire to
knock out Japanese pillboxes end re
fusing to leave, even after being se
verely wounded. ,
He was awarded the Presidential
Unit Citation for his service as
member of the First" Marine Divi
sion. He also holds the Purple Heart
Medal for wounds received in action,
the Commendation Ribbon and five
other decorations. , . 4-.
Lane started his colorful Marine
Corps career January 1?, 1940, when
he enlisted at Norfolk, Va.. Since
graduating from Edenton High
School in 1939 he's "seen the world,"
havinar served at many posts abroad
and in this country. v '
The sergeant has graduated from
seven service schools, including the
Royal Australian Bomb Disposal
School in Perth, Australia.
Teachers Delia ve
Housekeeping is a happier job
when you rent a -frozen food
locker! Market less often;
enjoy the economy of large
quantity purchasing; save time.
Always be ready for "unex
Hertford Locker &
Replies of 11,000 teachers from all
over North Carolina have revealed
that most of the men and women in
the state's classrooms think their sal
aries are insufficient.
More than 10;000 public school
teachers, whose answers are included
in these incomplete returns, told the
State Education Commission that
they cannot maintain a satisfactory
standard of living on their present
pay, according to Commissions Exe
cutive" Secretary, W. H. Plemmons.
The poll was made as part of the
study of the state's school system
now being conducted by the Commis
sion. Other questionnaires have been
sent to school officials, parents and
citizens all over , the state. Results
will be analyzed by the Commission
before it makes its report on the
school's strength and weaknesses to
the Governor and the 1949 General
3,000 teachers answering the
poll said that a 30 per cent increase
in salary is necessary. Another 2,-,
000 set the raise at 40 per cent, and
more than 2,0Q0, others would ask
for double their present pay. Only
191 teachers in North Carolina would
be satisfied with 10 per cent more,
and 864 would like to. see an 80 per
More than 8,000 of the teachers
agreed that the salary for teaching
in a rural school should be the same
as that paid in a city school.
Nearly all of the teachers believe
that they should attend state author
ized professional meetings without
loss of salary when substitutes are
available. About 6,000 teachers said
that expenses of teachers on such
occasions should be paid.
Some 8,000 teachers say it would
be "practical and desirabW' for them
to take every seyenth year for study
Results of a similar questionnaire
answered by representative' citizens
of North Carolina are being tabulat
ed, and will be announced within the
next few days.
.Since the announcement of the
resignation of Superintendent F. T.
Johnson was first made, it has been
a subject of much discussion wherever
present and former students of Per
quimans High School have gathered
in our community, 5 We believe boyjs
and girls, of other communities feel
as we do. Our hearts were filled with
deep regret to know, ' we would no
longer Mr. Johnson around the I
school, for we, like so .many others.
have found in him a . friend. We
know him well .through our associa
tion with him in high school. He was
persistent in his efforts to train us
to become upright and useful citizens.
In his dealings with us, he was kind,
and understanding,' but firm. ' We
learned to admire and respect him
and we wish to express our apprecia
tion for his faithfulness and efforts
in our behalf. '
A Group of Whiteston Boys and
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Jl viie cf Norfolk, U and . J.
B. Easn!ht, Sarah Jor "in, l." Tom
Collins of Roanoke, Va . and
Urs,: Ernest k Spivey and tUld u,
Alice and Tommie, Hr. and Mis.;
Winston Lane and children, Winston.
Jr., and Annie.Lou, Mr. and Mrs. El
met Jordan, Mr. and Mrs,- Algia By-
rum of Suffolk, Mrs.jJ. H. Banes, Mr.
and Mrs, Noah Byrum and children.
lasie Mallard and John Byrum.'
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Y. W. A's MEET
The Y. W. A's of Bethel Baptist
Church met Friday night, May 7, at
the home of Miss Elizabeth Proctor.
The meeting was opened with a hymn,
after which Emmett Long, the presi
dent, presided over the meeting.
'Business was discussed and the roll
called. An interesting program was
given with various members taking
part. : ''
, The meeting adjourned,' after which
the hostess served delicious refresh
ments to the following members
present: Mary Inez Chappell, Mar
jorie Phillips, Jeanette Chappell, Am
brose Long, Whichard Davis, Made
lyn iPhillips, Elizabeth. Proctor,
Blanche Goodwin, Tom Proctor,, Pat
Phillips, Robert Evans, Mary Julia
Harrell, Wade Jordan,, Emmett Long
and Mrs.Ernest Long.
I FAMILY REUNION
Mr. and Mrs. Winston Lane charm
ingly entertained a number of her
family at a family .reunion Sunday,
complimentary to her mother. Mrs. J.
T. Jordan, who was celebrating her
69th birthday. ,
A table placed on the lawn was
covered with a white cloth. ' The cen
terpiece- was a three-tier birthday
cake decorated with pink candles and
pink flowers. A sumptuous dinner
was enjoyed, after which Mrs. Jor
dan opened and acknowledged her
many birthday gifts.
The-birthday ' cake was then cut
and passed to the guests.
Those present were Mrs. J. T. Jor
dan, Jbonoree, Mf. .and Mrs. Frank
Jordan and children, Margaret Ann,
Elizabeth, Thomas and Frankfe Mae,
ENTERTAINS BRIDGE. CLUB
Mrs. (X E- Johnson entertained her
bridge club Tuesday evening at' her
home. Those playing were Mesdames
C. M. Williford, C. R. Holmes, W. G,
Barbee, T L. Jessup, K.C Stokes,
M. R. Campbell, Miss Helen Morgan
and the hostess. , v 1
Mrs. Williford received the high
score prize and Mrs. Campbell was
awarded low score prize. : A sweet
course was served. ' , "
T. HorrX : Nte, Eelfe, ' Tim I. Ian,
C!;arles . Ledbee, i R. M. Fowler, D.
S. JD?rden, T, B. Sumner, Frank Air v
ley, W. H. Pitt, D. M. Jackson, C. T.
Skinner, B. G. Koonce, W. G. Wright
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w. v.. ii, Julian 'Vn.ite, Ivwer
L ., Annie Chalk, B. C. Berry,
Jessie McMullaa, Mary Sura
.ier and Kate Blanchard.
'Mature is grand ' to those who un
derstand her rules and obey, her laws,.
SOIL CONSERVATION NOTES
Earl Winslow in "Whiteston com
munity recently- cut a new ditch
through a low area in his field. The
Soil Conservation Service technicians
working with the Albemarle Soil Con
servation District surveyed and
staked the ditch out to grade.
Clarence Chappell, chairman of the
rerquimans vounty eon conservation
Committee, and F. A. McGoogan,
work unit technician, attended the
Albemarle DistnCp Supervisors meet
ing which was held in Elizabeth City
Thursday night, May 6. i
O. D. Layden of Winf all com
munity has a good stand and growth
of white clove'r in his permanent- pas
ture which he seeded last fall. Mr.
Layden fertilized his pasture at seed
ing time according to. recommenda
tions based on soil tests by the N. C.
Department of Agriculture. K
Soil samples have recently been
taken on fields that farmers are plan
ning to fertilize and seed for pastures
this fall., ,.', , ....
HOSTESS AT DINNER PARTY
Mrs. C. F. Sumner was hostess at
a dinner party Friday evening at the
Hotel Hertford in honor . of Mrs..
George Pierce of Boston, Mass. Those
present were Mesdames . . George
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