J League Standing Close
as oiretcn Keached:
Benton Here Friday
Injuries nlaeniad th utj T
dians this week, following a 14-inning
Thriller in IT Lt j . . ?
....... . .uv. ueruura lumea hack
Plymouth. Rams last . Saturday
- - ovwc ui -x. me injuries
were partly responsible for the In-
dropping three straight games
r. e-"""6 we lourtn place posi
tion by virtue of the Plymouth win.
Leroy Sires, Indian catcher, was
"i"1 J" me ngnt foot during the
game at Edentpn Sunday and Bud
t-ayton, hit by a pitched ball during
.8 j-iKnue tei uaenton, suffered
- a Bore arm. Birth nioiU,
' iv i. . ''" wore oui
of the lineup the early part of this
7 o ine loss or these two players
forced Manager Joe Levinson to make
cnanges in the Indian roster.
; Enckson was started in left field,
Young played right field, with Joe
Nowell being shifted to catcher and
v wmsigou oemg used at second base.
, Manager Levinson stated Wednesday
he expected Cayton and Sires to s
- turn to the lineup within a day or
Despite the three lossesthe Indians
maintained a good position in the
s .x.gue standing, which is a nip and
. tuck affair
home stretch of the season's play.
prcuwu continues at the top of the
wgue win uoierain in second place,
and only a few percentage points sep
arating Windsor, Hertford and Ply-
, Moe Bauer hurled H of the Mift-'
, m wie game last Saturday and
was relieved by George. Plymouth
scored its, lone tally in the fifth and
eruora tied the count in the sixth
V ares walked in the 14th and
nficed to second. Bella smacked out
uouoie to score Sires and the win
fling run. .
w .... . .
; v -ourneyiag ta iSdenton SuttKy, the
'nfliang matched their 4 seftg gftne
winning streak ag& fe&jrjg
-ifvff me on aeconcr bast in a
exhibition- MartAH. HA -k.
TT,""TUK MM,ers' Indians
tallied one run iit the" third inning
aeua oangea out home run
over the left field fence. A misjudged
ball and a home run by Gashouse
r m me iourtn gave Jfidenton the
game by a 3-1 score. The Indians
lost both games to Colerain thia wdek,
w.e ursi piayea at Uolerain on Mon
day and the other played here Tues
day mgnt. The Trappers won by
. mures oi o-c ana o-i.
George was the starting pitcher for
t the Indians Tuesday. vrTiila TV,J..
I . I rfj ' -'V "VIIUI
- IMMi All Xl . M
. , 1 100 wav I0' colerain. Both
i " uuuuie auruig me nrst
innlftg hut each team scored only one
run, Colerain counted another in the
. tniro, two in the fourth and one in the
. fifth and ninth Baunr
in the sixth inning and allowed only
'AAA nif ji 141.. 1 .i
-..w , wic last iour irames.
. George gave up six hits, four walks
and allowed five runs. The Indians
couectea four hits and two walks off
Games on the'Indians schedule for
WIS WeeK-And inrlnWon y
t-lizabeth City here Thursday night
nu. jMienion nere on Friday night.
j win ptay tn Kdenton on Sat
urday .night Windebr plays the In
uns nere next Monday night.
ES IN LEAGUE PLAY THIS WFFK Prnnncoc Imnrnuori
. - --- ivuwdug iiiiuiuibll
Speaks At Manteo TeaW EflUCatlOO
' 1 " i u -uw)i
Miss Elizabeth Weloh
..-.u.., U4 Ule
leading sDeech conmiitanfo .v .u.
bo .ii wlc
oOUth todav. will molro. fk. : i
uuieim wnen memoers of the North
Carolina Federation nf Wm ri..i.-
and Home Demonatmt
. . - wua gainer
inieo ior a state-wid nwii
meetinsr and a
greens symphonic drama, "The Lost
wwoiiy, on r riaay, July 30.
Mrs. Marv Evnna TMiiit. . xi..
r ux me
hostess groun for thi
annqunced that invitations have been
v-TS women organizations of
"iiiiia 10 anena.
Eight Point Program Is
uutnned to Combat
In Highway D;pt
- George K.' Mack, "District Engineer
m; cunrge ox maintenance In Bertie
Hertford, Martin and Northampton
Counties, with offices in Ahoskie, la
uemg r uiuiBierrea to uutrict s. One,
comprising Camden - ChowanrCur
Mtuck, Dare, Gates, PasquotanT and
rerquimans counties, 5 with head
quarters in ElizabethCity, Mr. Mack
was County Engineer of , Chowan
county irom ipw to l31,;nd from
1931 to 1937 served v as Maintenance
Supervisor in District One. ' , - '
Mr. Mack will succeed Rj S. Roner
wno wui oe piacea m Charge of the
construction of ' the Muifreesboro
bridge and other construction work.
w ivoper servea as resident engineer
on construction, from 1921 to 1931. .,
J. C. Parkin, who is now resident
engineer on. construction, will succeed
Mr. Mack as district engineer at
Ahoskie, In charge of the mainten
anna work In TMatrlof Tn,i .
This change will be effective as of
August 1, i4. . .,
?A Camp Cancelled
J The. G. A", and B. A. camp of the
"aptist churches ot the Chowan and
'est Chowan Associations has been
acelled due to the polio epidemic,
cording toLJIrs. I. A. Ward, the di
Isional superintendent of the young
people. J, t ' t i, r, "'i -
.', " '' ' ' ' ' : N ""' i!" v-
lrresident lruman. in a mouon.. j.
uuiuuesa mis . weeK . renno.torf
. , TJ. - J F .-1WVDW; wen
sure that would enact control and
-halt ' rising costs " of HvW: hv l,.
auu reports irom WaaMmHnn
that the Senate will likely Ving up
uenuea 10 oring about a fili
buster. Some Cone-rasa,
were reported as stating that the
special session Will h hmno-hf
close possibly within two weeks, with
out any action having been taken on
proposals made by the President.
Dr. Roy Norton, State Health Offi
cer, expressed belief in Rniicrk t.,
day that the Dolio enMomiV m,
reached its peak in this State. Thirty-
wnee new cases or the disease were
reported for th dav. nmi rr
said that there was a tenHon.
me vases to level on: about this time
of the year. Sonu
- wwvmviOj TV C
the epidemic has raged, it is report.
eu nave naa no new cases in several
Young men 19 through 25 will be
drafted according to A imnna if
a - - O Ct jyi)f 11
was announced Wednesday by Selec-
1 Ci ; rf .
ue oervice director Lewis a. Her
shey. The director stated that men
22 through 25 will ha Hroft
. w - whjlwu ai&of
with the 25-year-olds beinc mWoA nn
before the others. He expects all
men, selected for .service from this
group, to be drafted during the first
sw months or the activity on the Dart
of local boards. The plan to draft
men oy age groups rather than- a lot-
ierv avaiem was nrfnntof of M.4
. - " -rv, WW . UIXSCV
lnlT Of ConSYAasinnal laaiiau M-
Hershey this week:
United State and Hrnof Rrifotn
J. 1 1 . ... .
.aiiaiea tne Kussian trntflo Kan ...
taming to Berlin this week by apply
ing a rail nan nn tmin trofH.
W - - -" KVill
the Western ZOnen of Garmnnv 1rr
Russia and Eastern Europe. Mean
while, a report from Washington says
that a discussion on tna Vrhnla aii.o-
tion is being planned by Western Al
lies, i U. S. Ambassador Bedell Smith
fat ' in ' MrMMAVP a nraannf 1 ' A 11J t
proposals to Soviet officials.
In Fall From Pole
oinpiovGA nr. tho Nnrfn lr a Pdi.a1;m.
- - w--. -" vwivwia
Injuries to his back when he fell 20
et irom -a telephone pole on Grubb
StMst In : VIarnl at n.on
Wednesday morning. 1 v
the H)01a. AVnififnr fA MnAffl
Wa epur alipped and he fell to the
pavement.,, He was taken to Albe
marle Hospital for observation and
tieaunent. V- vj. v.
" TnB .aCcMalit Amnnul o Hr.' Iirii
Iiam3Jpaa Wnrlrlna- in Hnnnl.i. 41.
. - ... .VUiVIUIg kiq.
pnon pples in 4 connection with the
widening project of Grubb treet -
An eiCfht-DOlnt Droo-ram ho. l,
suggested by a 'State EHncn
mission group to combat what it calls
an urtrent need fnr imn.n., i
, ""ycu .earner
euucauon in XMorth Carolina.
ihe program was nrmu..j k n.
teacher edunatinn mmmtn 1 i.j
oy w. M. Jenkins of t,a n,t,o
ea to do these eitrht. tJiinaa fK
. - vc win-
! Prof essionaliaavt ImpVioi.
2. Select ami
3. Equin collpo-Aq rt -
sional preparation of beginners.
4. Provide continuation education.
5. Develop qualified leadership.
improve organization and ad
7. Improve certification.
8. Provide fnr oto(-o,.,; i
The reDort'tn tn Qtot.'
Commission says that the teacher
onuriaire 18 so serious thit om a nnn
qualified white elementarv
v i . " :: : ia
ot ue securpn rnio foil fw. Ki.
other than teacher training schools in
It continues: "It ;
emphasize the fact that. i- v
- - uojr nas
passed when anv cnlleira m.),..
- - ouuuie uaa
teach. A srreat deal ia irnm.m
abOUt how n taaoh A i. j"
known about the technique of teach
ing reading as about the technique of
removing the annenHiv i, .
teacher education int r.- .- ,
eaucation cannot be (inn a nvo-rn? rVif
but a strong beginning ih that direc
tion snouia De immediate."
10 proffrssionahzn toahoy
uon. tne pommitfaa
things must be done: More rigid cri
teria for accrediting rnliaio mi. t
esiaousnea and enforced: raan0ii.;i
ity for operating teacher education
must be concentrated within each col
lege, and the approved college must
evolve really professional curricula.
The report savs that. thai... ; -i
- - ...cc ia a inu
need ror voune-er.
tA9hl anA . J
. w.a u nitreaseu personnel in
reacner training institutions. It adds
that the problem of recruiting good
personnel for teacher education insti
tutions is difficult and "will remain so
unui salaries and teaching conditions
ior tnese Drofensmnal l.
- . "'""cia iiave
PMA Office Calls
By September 1st
Practice Payments to Be
Withheld Unless Re
ports Are Filed
Pa...i -i .
. . -- ) yai-
vn.iuaui e wirn r.na pmHuiK.- t
- - . . " -.""-nuii ana
luarsewng Administration's 1948
zarm pian, were advised this week
OY VY. a. White, sap.rat.arv f lu
ll . .' J we
irerquimans f ma, that reports on
sou-Duiioing practices, carried out
during the year, must be filed at the
rsnA omce by September 1, in order
ior payments to be made.
In advising- local nrrafum tu.
regulations Mr. White said, "You will
recall that earlv this
, - jvm iiiieu
out and surned vour 1948 Farm pi
making request for payment for car.'
rying out certain soil-building prac
tices listed in the Peremi
ty Hand Book. Later. n Anrii on
xato, a letter was ma fm h.-
office notifying vou nf tha .m
of the minimum asaiatana annnM..j
for your farm by the County Com-
minee ior carrying out these prac
tices. "In order for vou to receiva n.
mentifor the soil-building practices
which you may have carried out on
your iarm you must file your Com
puance Kenort not. later than So
tember l. 1948. If thia nn.t ,
- W" flS
not received by the first of Septem
ber, me money you would have been
entitled to will, unrtor naw
tions of which we have been advised
oy tne atate Ufflce. be slaceH in
pool to be allotted tn frm ...u.
- - WIU
make application later, of which
amount, or course, you could make
application for vour share. Wa o
very anxious that Perquimans farm
ers earn every dollar allocated to the
county under the 1948 Program."
The secretary added that the PMA
io prepared to supply seed
for a number of cover crops and other
materials needed in soil building
i waives ano producers , desiring. , to
F;a-e oraers ior same should contact
HEALTH DEPARTMENT TAKFS OTP TO
HELP PREVENT SPREAD OF POLIO IN AREA
RETURNS AUG. 7
The motor vehicle inspection
lane will be back in Hertford on
Saturday of next week, August
7th, remaining here until the fol
lowing Tuesday, August 10th.
The State Department of Motor
Vehicles recently announced the
following deadlines for inspec
tion of various models of cars.
AH motor vehicles up to and
including 1936 models and models
1947 and 1948 must be inspected
by August 31; 1937 and 1946
models have until September 30;
1938, 1939, 1944 and 1945 models
must be checked by October 31;
1940 and 1942 models, by No
vember 30; and 1941 and 1949
models by December 31.
Road Fund Adeouate
lo Finance Program
uil Men Are Told
Resolution Passed Re
stricting Acts of Children
American Legion To
MASONS MEET TUESDAY NItiHT
PerauimAn T.miM Vn inn a n
. A- M., will meef Tuesday night at
8 o'clock In the Colrt Bouse. -.1 ;
Under Way In County
A total of 29ft
County had received PDT spraying up
t6 Wednesday of this weair annAi
to J. Ever. DiofnVt cQn;t-:
me rieaitn Department.
spraying or the homes were
part of the project being carried out
-a rree service by Perquimans
LOUntV. tha Inol r.r.A Ct.l. TT..1.1
Departments. According to the re
port, tne project is progressing rap
juiy una local ranufanto h.v. i
. - .invc .ivcil
run cooperation to the spraying crew.
ery iew nome owners have refus
ed tO haVA thatr hnmoa .n...J If-
Eyet stated, and full benefits from
tne UrOBTam ia a-rnaotart tn h.
- w- "- w wo tcaiia-
ed here because of thfe cooperation.
" wtnuanan pointed out that seri
ous consideration should be given by
every resident nf tha tnnm mj
what temnorarv inconvenianoa th
spraying might cause.
, A total of 105 gallons of DDT eo
lution has been used to date by Wal
ter Mondg and Lloyd Monds, who are
in charge of SDravino- homaa in thta
James Keenan Passes
At Home Of Sister 1
. - VJl
the latA JftmAa A nBni,M. w .
sister, Mrs. Hannah K. StenhAw nn
Sunday, following long illnesi. ,
Besides his sister he is eurrived
Jamea Wtntn. tfaa
Pocomoke City, Maryland.
'Funeral ! cervices were cond$cted
Monday morning at eleven o'clock at
the Lynch Funeral Home by the Rev.
C, W. Dulinir. natrtota1 W M T
. L. Fouta. ' . . . ., :
P$ iea? we,S " Colon 'acfcson,
V. N. Dardon ft T T.:ti..i . n
Willoughby, Jack Hppkihs and aar-
W V Millie ' 1' ... . r'.:. y. M. . I..
t IntrmATit fall a . n nj j i
Cemetery. . 1 -v
Wew officers of the Wm. Paul Stal
hngs Post of the American Legion
will be installed at a meeting of the
Post to be held navt P;j.. ;Li.
August 6, at the Asrriculture RniM.
mg in Hertford, it was announced to
day by W. F. AinsW ni,tr: p4.
Officers elected far th
and who will be installed at the meet
ing next week, are W a uii,..)i
commander; Noah Gregory, first vice
commander; Stanley SDrui 11. aapnnd
vice commander: Remark P.t.
... j . ' . v. VWlUlj
tnird Vice-commnndar. Wo: xtj
r, m w- UMd?n. finance officer;
. . -onnson, service officer; W. T.
Willoughby, chaplain; Wayland But
ler. truardianshin ffi.a. T?n:t. t ...
den, athletic officer; W. G. Ainslev
..iowunoji, renton Murdle and .Tarvia
Appointive nffirara nf T. -11
. - - a H1C A VBl Will
ue namea ov tha naw nn.n.onj.
lowin? tne innailnt,'a s.... .
- . ...... oci ivc lieAl
ah member ftf tha Woi p
urgea to attend the installation
In Recess Tuesday
rerauimarwi rntrntxr j.-
- w..vj cwruerB
Court was m recess this week due to
tne illness of Judsre Charles E. Jnhn.
SOn. A numhar nf j. x
v iremuijB Bel, xor
iuesday were eontinued until the next
rm oi court.
Six Cases of anaarfinir nro.. A:n I
of by the court through the pleas of
guilty bythe defendants, who paid
fines and costs nf nnrt TO.,.. t ...
- - . v. . lllCfl Ui IIVC
dollars and coats were paid by Wil-
"uf, Aaam Bahn and Roger
Ball. Cardo Anaalmot n.M a A
7 ...... .M.u C VI
?15 and costs; Frederic Eubel paid a
ne oi iu and costs and H. R. Glad
ney paid the costs of court
S. Gilmer Sparger, executive secre
tary of the North Carolina Petroleum
Industries Committee, said at Eliza
beth City Wednesdav haf
ot oil men from Pasquotank, Dare,
Currituck, Camden and
i.l i. , . ...
uuiiwes mat avanaoie highway reve
nues are adequate to fi nanra an omKi
tious road building program over the
i.cai mree years, if used exclusively
iui roiaa purposes.
J. A. Busrlass. chairm
quotank County Petroleum Industries
u.iuiiiuee, presided and introduced
J. E. Winslow. nhairmnn nf u
Perquimans committee, attended with
a representative group of oil men
from this county.
Speaking before this group, Mr
Sparger declared, "There will be
available during the next three-year
period for hiirhwav constriction
maintenance, debt service and ad
ministration, more than S2nn nnn nnn
ims hgure IS based on annual ra
ceipts from the State gasoline tax of
vu,vvv,vvu, motor vehicle registration
fees of $16,000,000 and Iredell nid f
$11,000,000. The onlv thimr neces
sary is to make sure nf
legislation that these revannae q,q
spent exclusively for road purposes.
lo do otherwise would not only be a
travesty on good judgment and sound
fiscal policy but a breach of trust
with highway users who nav nut nn.
nually millions of dollars in s-asnline
taxes and motor vehicle registration
fees for better roads and highways."
"The average automotive tax bill,"
he continued, "amounting tn mnra
than $100 per vehicle in North Caro
lina, is among the highest in the coun
try. In fact, the motor vehicle own
ers in this State paid m6re on the
average in state gasoline taxes, state
motor vehicle fees, federal caanlina
taxes and other federal excises during
4t tnan m all except three other
states throughout the nation. As
compared with the average for the
United States, the North Carolina
averacre is about $25.00 Der vehiVla
per year higher.
At the same time." Mr. Snaro-ar
concluded, "North Carolina citizens
are less able to bear a heavy load of
taxation than are citizens of most
other states. This is shown hv raaant
ly compiled Bureau of Census figures
wnicn snow that North Carolina rank
ed 41st among the states in per can
TakiniT everv narnantinn .'kl
to prevent an outbreak of Polio in
this area, members of the Pasquo-tank-Perquimans-ramdan
partment, meeting in special session
at the Health r.n( m-
ity last Saturday, adopted a resolu
tion which is exnectad ta aid ;
venting cases of the disease in this
The resolution as passed by the
Board reads, "a resolution request
ing that all children
- v. a-LAicu
years of age who come into this dis
trict from the polio epidemic area
be asked to voluntarilv nutrU v,:
activities to the home in which thav
are visiting for a period of two
weeks, and it was further recom
mended that no children under six
teen years of age be allowed to go
for a visit in an epidemic area".
Members of tha hnord r,. 1 i.
- ....... vj .aciii. at
the meetine' wera Ma
den of Hertford, Jerome B. Flora,
J. H. Moore and S. G. Etheridge of
Elizabeth City and Dr. John H. Bon
ner, acting Health Officer.
This health district, thus for h
J w .u 1IUO
escaped the Dolio. Nn ro...
disease havinor haan v J . j l
it ,,, v icnuiieu io me
Health Department up to Monday of
this week. The epidemic is still rag
ing in the Western
however, with a total of 885 cases
reported as of tha first af tv,
- " v. TOCCA..
Mate health officials have requested
, ...... Aicbiuiiai
foundation for Infantile Paralysis
to help in the ficht ao-ainot 1,,.
- ' - O & '"..l). .UC
the number of cases of polio is still
on the increase and thara i nn n.,
of determining just when the peak
of the epidemic will ha reached
Perquimans Countv Tarpnta ova
urged by the local Health DeDart-
ment to help in the fiirhfc jurnixat tha -
spread of polio bv nhservino- tha
resolution passed by the Board of
Health last week.
Given Negro Memorial
Members of the Hertford Rotary
Club Toted at their maatinir TiTaadorr
night to purchase 20 Booker T. Wash
ington hair dollars as a means to
lend support to the famed Negro .ser
vice memorial beinsr nlanned 'al
the Booker T. Washington birthplace
in Virginia. :, ' ;., i v
. The half . dollars, minted by the
government fpr the memorial organi
zation, are betnir snld fnr nna dallar
the profit going into the memorial
iuno. To oe used to opn trade and
'Negroes below, high, school level. 1
Reported By Patrol
Four accidents occurred nn tha
highways in Perquimans County last
rriaay aiternoon and evening, it was
reported by State Patrolman H. L.
Wlutet who made investigations of
.Davey Leal v. five-vear-oM Neo-m
boy, suffered two broken arms when
he jumped from a truck on highway
32, Patrolman White reported. The
boy had hitched a ride on tha trnplr
and as the vehicle neared his home he
jumped off the truck, narrowly missed
a car driven by Aubrev Harroll. The
boy was taken to the Chowan County
nospitai ior treatment.
IWO Warrants Were issued in tun
other accidents, in which Genrira T.iw.
erman, truck driver, collided with a
car being driven by Charles Walker,
and Edward Annunziota Btrnrlr tha
ear being driven bv Znllai. Van Whita
The, first of the accidents occurred
about one mile south of Hertford.
Uverman was charred with
without a lir.PTiflA A nnimviAa lira a
UIMIID1UVII TV SkO
charged with reckless driving when
ie collided with Van White who was
attempting a left turn nn hicrhwav 17
bout. Ave miles north of Hertford. '
Murdered In Norfolk
Mrs. Virginia Boyce Hall, 31, for
mer resident of Hertfnrd w9a
to death in Norfolk Sunday morning
about 8:50 o'clock. Norfolk
have arrested Bluford L. Cox in con
nection with the case.
According to a report from Nor
folk, Mrs. Hall was shot after she
had alighted from a car in which she
was ridiner. and had etartad urallrinnr
down a street. A nassine- motorist
noticed the car from which Mrs. Hall
left and took down the licensa num.
ber. Later investigation revealed
the car was owned by Cox. Norfolk
police reported that Cox had been
rooming at the home of Mrs. Hall
for about two months.
Mrs. Hall is survived by her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Boyce of
Hertford; two daughters. Joan 10 and
Jean 8; two brothers. William Bowe
of Hertford and Harry Boyce of Nor
folk, and one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth
Hall of Norfolk.
Funeral services were conducted t
2:30 Wednesdav afternoon at tha
Lynch Funeral Home. Interment was
in Cedarwood Cemetery.
Club Formed Thurs.
A new Ruritan Club was organized
at Hobbsville last. Th
when L. T. Hall. nat naf.'oi
7 e w- ..-hviiih t'tcoi-
deht, presented the charter for the
Hobbsville Club to Walter Hollowell,
president of the Bank of Hobbsville,
who was selected as first nraaidant af
Curtis Old. district
, O -w..v naa
in cnartre of the mAetinir nn? h. oi
spoke briefly to the 27
of the HobbsvillA cluK Th
will meet monthlv at Hnhhsviiia
Wildlife Club Plans
Club House At Base
Members of the Perquimans
life Club, meetine at. tha
House in Hertford last Friday night,
votea to lease one of the buildings at
Harvey Point for the purpose of mak
ing it .into a club house for the Wild
Edgar Fields, president of tha
club, stated that members will start
fixing Up the club house within the
next .few davs in nrenaratinn far a
fish fry which will be held at Harvey
Point on August 6th for members of
the local Wildlife Clnh and tho,V