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C:j Cross teCT
Cc;!:t3 To Date
I TrttftlltSftifi T?niPr1 nriA
: : Reported Ud to Wed
The annual Red Crow Roll Call
1 campaign for the Perquimans Chapter
i iU about " two-thirds . completed, ac
- cording to Henry S. Stokes, Jr., drive
chairman, who reported on Wednes
' day that a total of $946.64 had been
' collected and turned into the fund.
. (Contribution during the past week
,ntalUvl alio-htlv . nuiM itlian $517.
Perquimans County (Board of Com
missioners voted $50 to the fund and
the Hertford Rotary Club turned over
,112.11, proceeds received by the dub
from the show presented here Friday
!MV Afnlrna ntatAil tKat the n.nvaiu
had just rfbout been completed by sev
eral of th divisions but some of these
. -were delayed in opening their drive
ftiul mmnrts wera ex.nected from these
! sources later this week. :
. . Solicitors, Who have completed the
mimd Ail in MftAvfa AO BAnTl OB
possible ami those sun soliciting are
; -urged to complete the canvass not
' later than next week in order that the
drive can be brought to a close.
i A total of $499 remains to be con-
'. mhrA 4n tha fund it PpTYlUl'mBTlS
' County is to meet Its 1950 quota. The
'goal assigned here, for use of the, lo
cal chapter and the national headquar
vnra at th Red Cross wan 21.395.
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jnanes v ann, secretary ior me
Perquifflans Federal Crop insurance
division announced today that March
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quimans to make appncatioif lor crop
insurance. He said no applications
v will be received alter tnat date,
. "Federal crop insurance should be
regarded by Perquimans farmers as
an essential part of a well-round farm
program and its protection against fi
nancial loss from crop disaster an im
. portant addition to their farm plans,"
Mr. Vann said.
v Crop insurance on cotton, corn, pea
' nuts and soybeans can be obtained by
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applying uuvugn iue cuiun-y vixive iur
, a policy, that protects the investment
' against many production mkS such as
.weather, insects, and plant disease.
- Federal crop insurance is a pro-
cram through which protection to pro
viae tne larmer wno is wiuing w pay
a premium to protect what he invests
in a crop, the county secretary point
ed out -u',
' Perquimans farmers who desire this
insurance, '"and who have not made
application for it, should do. so be
fore the final date for filing local
Local Lioness Club
: Observed Anniversary;
- Ceiebratiiur their second ? annivers-
,ary,- the Lioness Club members en-
tertained their husbands antf special
guests at a dinner at the Hotel Hert
ford on Friday night. March 10
leraord, mquunans County, North Carolina. Friday, March 17, 1950.
I Seeks Re-election I InH OffiCErS
i I Attend Annud P7.1A
J. EMMETT WINSLOW
State Senator J. Emmett Wins
low of Hertford has announced
his candidacy for re-election to
the forthcoming election. Mr.
Winslow is the first Senator
from Perquimans County since
Objectives of Farm Pro
gram Theme of Convention
Annud County 4-H
$150 Per Year.
Educational L eaders
. A- mi
opcciai quests at inis
I. Emmett Winslow
Seeks Re election
lit table decorations and in .corsages
for Lionesses and boutonnieres for the,
Lions. Guest sneaker for the evening
was Lioness Monty Pay c (Rocky
Munt, itnfe of District 'Governor Louis
K. Day. , Pat Rush entertained ne
.group wi Ji Mraral Hawaiian dances '
Epecia guests for the evening were
- District ,C-vor Louis ,1 Day ,5and
Urs. Dlay cf Cocky Mount; Lioness
Nell & LltLle, president of the EHza
eth City Lioness. Club, and Lion lit
tle; lioness Louise Kill, first vice
.rsident of the EliiftbeJi City Club,
i Lawrenee Towe, president of the
I -.J EPW Club, and Mr. Towe,
Ile&ry Stokes, Commander -of
vrVT, and Mrs. Stokes, Patricia Rush
and Mrs. Bush., 'rM:
Z tillir.srs Funeral ,
Ccnducted Tuesday ? ;
f ' . ".' - :;';' s. '
Mrs. Leah Winslow Stallings, 69
died at hpr noma on Route 2 Hert
ford, at 8:30 o'clock Monday) morning
following a lingering illness. -
T; daughter, of - the late Morris
f 1 1T -y Winslow, she Is surived by
i nd, Joseph Ernest Stallings
" "1 and, four' grandchildren.';'
'''."t were "''cted at
1 . 31fl . 7
J. Emmett Winslow of Hertford,
Perquimans County representative in
the 1949 session of the State Senate,
today announced that he will be a
candidate for. je-election to that of
fice; subject to the decision of the vot
ers in the Democratic primary in May.
In announcing Ms candidacy for re
election to the office, Mr. Winslow
said, "If selected by the people of the
First District to serve a rain in North
Carolina Senate, it will be my en
deavor to serve all of the people of the
District, working toward a conserva
uvOj economical government witn a
mitrimum outlay of expenditures and
in keeping with State income without
higher, taxes." .v;,' i .
ucuig tte.:iMkion' of the State
Senate Mr. Winslow, served on the fol
lowing committees: - Agriculture, Con
gressional Districts, Education, Elec
tion Laws, Finance, Insurance, Jus
tices of Peace, Military Acairs, Penal
Institutions, Propositions and Griev
ances, Public Roads, Public Welfare,
Veterans Affairs, Wildlife Resources,!
Trustees of the Greater University
and was chairman of the Commercial
' Mr. Winslow is the first Perquimans
County resident to hold the office as
State Senator since 1929 and the Dis
trict, which is composed of Currituck,
Camden, Pasquotank, Gates, Chowan,
Bertie and Hertford counties custo
marily re-elects a Senator for a second
New Hours In Effect
At Health Department
New office hours for the Perquim'
ans County Health Office were an
hounced today by Miss Audrey Umph-
lett, County Health nurse, who stated
that the local office will begin opera
ting on the five-day week basis tills
week. . ' ,i;ti':r1'
The plan, approved by the County
Commissioners, calls for the office to
open ' Monday through Friday from
8:30 A. M., until 5:30 P. M. Miss
Umphlett stated that alf clinics, usual
ly conducted by the department on
The Lions colors were .caed ouWSaturdays, will be held on Thursday
afternoons, starting at one o'clock.
Patrons of the Health Office, are
requested to note the change in hours
now in effect
(fE. White Named '
To Welfare Board
Charles E. White, " Sr.: of Bethel
Township, was named Monday by the
Board of County Commissioners to
the Perquimans Board of PuMfc Wel
fare to succeed W. F. C. Edwards,
whose term expires Manch 31, 1960.
Mr. wnite, a former member of the
Board of 'Commissioners,' was named
for a term of three years, and his
experiences as a commissioner is ex
pected to make him a, valuable mem
ber' of the Welfare Board. Other mem
bers of this board are Miss Mae Wood
Winslow and. Steve. Perrytf
'. ATTENDING BETA CLUB
: , CONVENTION -
' Those attending the Beta Club Con
vention, at Raleigh this week are Mrs.
T. L. Jessup, Mrs., Julian , White,
Thomas . Umphlett, Jr. v Anne Madre,
Mary Sue Cook Ruth. Haskett, Doris
Faye; Allen,, Virginia : Qay, Christ&ie
Tnatcn r aye ay Simons uaivin Butt,
Ar!:ie Vonds, Ronald Butt Melyin Col-
sm, f n Bpivey, . smney i JfuCt,
' in, Claire Hunter and Mar.
Milton Dail, Sr., Gale N. Winslow
and Miss Helene W. Nixon, represen
tatives of the County Production and
Marketing Administration, and I. C.
Yagel, County Agent, attended the an
nual State PMA Conference which
was held in Asheville, N. C on March
8 and 9.
Interesting addresses were made by
riculture. John I. Thomnson. Assist
ant Administration for Marketing, (ceremonies.
Clyde R. Hoey, U. S. Senator, and G.
T. Scott, State PMA Director. & T.
Scott pointed out that many things
in the Farm Program have changed
in the past year. Due to an increase
in surpluses of many commodities, it
has been necessary to place some com
modities under strict marketing quo
tas and others under Acreage allot
He also stated that agriculture in
general is in a bad situation farm
earnings were considerably lower in
1949 than in the previous yearin
spite of increased productions. There
fore, with the drop in farm income, it
is evident that price support . opera
tions will be required on additional
commodities as well as an increased
rate on commodities now being sup
ported. Mr. Scott quoted Mr. Trigg,
Administrator at the National Confer
ence, that the PMA Committeemen
have a grave responsibility to keep
farmers and non-farmers better in
formed on the objectives of farm pro
grams. He stated that the public
fails td realize that when the farm
income drops, they lose the market
for many products of industry and
that there is a major down-pull on the
Mr. Scott pointed out that the Ag
ricultural Conservation Program in
North Carolina had made splendid
progress over the past two years
that the prior approval basis on which
we now operate has resulted in ob
taining additiopal conservation fpr the
money, expended and a more' smooth
ly operated program. In closing Mr.
Scott stressed the importance of the
responsibility of the county com
mitteemen and community committee.
men in making the farm programs a
success also to impress upon farmers
their responsibility in participating in
the various programs. If additional
storage space is needed to guarantee
the farmers support, then the farm
ers must help get the Storage space.
Also they must help enforce market
ing quota programs and must carry
their share of the load on the con
For fencer Drive
The American Cancer Society will
launch its annual campaign to raise
money for its, work in cancer research
and clinics on April 1, it was anounced
here today by J. H. Towe and Miss
Audrey Umphlett. who have been
named as co-chairmen for the Per
quimans County drive.
Mr. Towe stated that a quota for
North Carolina has been set at $200,'
230 and of this amount Perquimans
County residents will be asked to
contribute, the sum of $400
The co-chairmen are now making
plans to .carry out the local drive and
community, solicitors will be announc
ed as soon as the list is completed.
Mr. Towe in making the announcement
as to we opening oaie zor toe cam
paign said it was the hope of the
county committee to complete Che cam
paign within a week or 10 days, he
success . of -which, of course, will de
pend upon . me response by the public
which is urged to ..cooperate wfth the
isoaety.y". " - $i3
Equalization Boahl V J.
Hears Few Complaints
County Commissioners, metlmr
a Board of Equalitationand Review
here this week,, heard only a few com'
piainta rrom .county residents con
cerning property valuations as listed
on the tax books. The Board spent
most ox Tne aay listing taxes on
porperty not already listed in the tax
books. i . . i : i- .
The Commissioners adjourned the
meeting late Monday and will com
plete the task of reviewuur the tax
books at their regular meeting on
April 9. -, ' ,
The annual Perquimans County 4-H
County Council banquet was held
Tuesdav nieht. March 7, at 7 o'clock
at the Perquimans High School audi
torium. This was held in observance
of National 4-H Club Week. The 4-H
officers, their parents, and the educa
tional leaders of the county attended.
Horace Layden, president of the 4-M
County Council, served as master of
After introducimr Mrs.
Delvin Eure and Mrs. A. R. Cook, who
represented the Board of Education.
and Eal Topping, Assistant County
Agent nd county 4H leader, Presi
dent H irace Layden introduced 441
REQUEST FOR NEW LIBRARY BUILDING
PLACED BEFORE TOWN BOARD MONDAY
April Jury List
Members of the Board of County
Commissioners, meeting in special ses
sion here on Monday, drew the names
of 46 county residents to serve on the
jury at the April term of Superior
Court, which convenes Monday, April
The jury list for this term of court
is comprised of Louis Stallings, Henry
C. Sullivan, Roy Gregory, Willie Lane,
R. V. Copeland, J. B. Miller, James
Hunter, Lawrence Winslow, C. A.
Long, Arthur Chappell, W. A. Wins
low, L. A. Proctor, Julian Powell,
George Fields, C. C. Godfrey, Rimsell
Baker, Dillard M. Jackson, Harold
Hurdle, Hubert Chappell, Seth W,
Long, W. H. Stallings, J. W. Gatling,
Elbert N. Chappell, Thad C. Chappell,
TTt rt oi . . V .1 y" ixt;
Club officer John Hill, who extended '5" V dievenson, ""wooov. mns-
j-ha iWn,. t tv. ",. j .v low, j. r. itogerson, a. r. rrocror,
AXMgtJ. ttM 11.11) 4 1. UUXU I tj i u
guests. Hill pointed out that the
ttfrvX.i i n n n T Bm'W. Harry T- Broughton, Har
theme for National 4-H Cilub Week', ,,.. V,,, ffL. ww..
vcj ttaiiiiigaf viiai tea uuai vv w
N. J. Smith, Lloyd Lane, Robert L.
was "Better Liivng For a Better
World," and the very fact that those
present had come to the banquet in
dicated their interest in 4-H activi
ties and were helping to realize a bet
ter liv ng for a better world.
A. I , Layden gave .the response on
behalf of the many jguests and en
couraged the 4-H members to keep up
their good work in the county and
continue to strive toward their goal.
opeciai music was proviaeo ay a
quartet composed of Mollie Lu Yeates,
Ethel Eure, Mrs. Leroy Dail and
James Umphlette. Guest speaker
was L. B. Dixon, assistant State 4-H
leaded who made a very interesting
talk on the functions and aims of the
National 4-H Clubs.
The Rev. J. W. Davis, who is pas
tor of Ballard Bridge Baptist Church,
entertained those attending with fas
cinating sleight of hand tricks. His
skill as a magician surpasses that of
many! professionals. The program
ended with the 4-H members and
some tdults dancing to the Virginia
Keel with Miss Swinson, Assistant
Home Demonstration Agent, calling
t-flFfls, banquet was a big success with
approximately 125 people attending.
Its success, said Miss Swinson, who
planned the program, was due to the
whole-ihearted cooperation of the Per
quimans County 4-H neighborhood
Hertford PTA Hears
Program On Health
Stevenson, G. W. Nowell, M. L. Good
man and E. M. Cartwright
The Parent-Teachers Association of
the Hertford Grammar School held its
regular meeting ' in the school audi-
troium March the 9th, at eight o'clock.
The meeting was called to order by
the president, Mrs. D. M. Jackson. The
opening song was. "America, accom
panied at the piano by Mrs Fred
Mathews. The minutes were read by
the secretary, MtR&fcilaa Whedbee.
After the minutes were approved, Mrs.
Whedbee read the message for March
from the State PTA president.
During the regular business session
all committee chairmen were called on
for their monthly reports. The Study
Group chairman, Mrs. Carson Howell,
anrwunccl that a successful study
course had been completed. It was
decided that the Association would
serve a,, banquet meal to the local
BPW Club in April Mrs. W. C. Cher
ry announced that plans had been
completed for the installation of elec
tric lights on the school grounds. A
committee consisting of Mrs. Reginald
Tucker, Mrs. D. M. Jackson and Miss
Thelma.; Elliott was asked to meet
with, the Town Board officials to op
pose the proposed truck route that
would pass the Grammar School Mrs.
Jackson appointed Mrs. T. P. Brinn.
Mm. Silas Whedbee and Miss Thelma
Elliott "to serve as a nominating com-
oiittee in selecting a new corp of offi
cers to serve for the new PTA year.
The Burgess community with Mrs.
Winston Lane and Mrs. Walton Lane,
as chairmen, presented the program
on "Health." Mrs. Walton Lane gave
the Devotional after which' Mrs. Joe
Ayscue led in prayer. Then Mrs.
Lane read a humorous poem about
"Health." Miss Rebecca Swindell,
supervising nurse from the Public
Health Department of. this district
was introduced as the speaker of the
evening. Her talk on "Health" was
most interesting and helpful. '
Door prizes were won by Mrs. H.
G. Daugity and Lawrence Perry. . j
.MELODY MAKERS TO MEET
The Melody Makers Music .Club
will meet Friday eveninr. March 17th
with Miss Alice Jean Jackson.
By Coach Fearing
Coach Ellie Fearing, Athletic Di
rector at Perquimans High School, to
day released a schedule for the
school's baseball team for this spring.
The schedule shows 14 games on tap
for the Indians, who were Albemarle
Conference champions last year.
Coach Fearing started baseball
practice at the school this week and
50 candidates reported for the first
practice session. The team lost sev
eral players last year through gradu
ation but Coach Fearing believes he
will be able to fill these vacancies
with the new material.
ISuoh outstanding players as Stal
lings, Bill Winslow, Earl Rogerson,
Tazie Benton, Bright, and Jordan will
be used as a nucleus to build this
The schedule for the Indians as re
leased by Fearing follows:
March 31 At Columbia.
April 4 Ahoskie.
April 7 At Plymouth.
April 11 At Williamston.
April 14 'Scotland Neck.
April 18 Columbia.
April 21 At Ahoskie.
April 25 Plymouth.
April 28 Williamston.
May 2 At Scotland Neck.
May 10 At Elizabeth City.
May 18 At Edenton.
' May 19 .Elizabeitih. City.
May 22 Edenton.
Eight Cases In
,"' TO HOLD FOOD SALE ;
Members of the St. Catherine Guild
will hold a food sale at the S and M
Pharmacy on Saturday, March 18, be
ginning at 10 A.,M.
Eight cases were disposed of in
Perquimans Recorder's Court here on
Abe Findlebaum, Ralph Nicholson,
John Ames all entered pleas of guilty
to speeding and paid the costs of
A fine of $5 and costs was taxed
against Walter Fuffler, who entered
a plea of guilty to a charge of speed
iGrandy White, Negro, was found
guilty on a charge pf non-support.
He was order to pay $5 per week for
the use of his child. The sum to be
deposited with the clerk of court.
Peter Riddick, Negro, was fined $10
and costs of court after being found
guilty on a charge of passing a school
bus while same was unloading chil
Alonza Slade was taxed with a fine
of $25 and costs of court on a charge
of reckless driving. ,
A fine of 125 and costs of court
was assessed against Carl Wake
field who entered a plea of guilty to
a charge of driving without a license.
PTA Group Protests
Possible Changes In
Meeting here in regular session
last Monday night members of the
Hertford Town Board considered a
number of requests and heard two
protests of local situations before ad
journing the long session.
Representatives of the Perquimans
County Library Board appeared be
fore the Board and pointed out that
the present building housing the lib
rary is to be torn down at some future
date, and inasmuch as the present fa
cilities are inadequate for the books
now owned by the Library Board
they requested the Town Commission
ers to name to members to planning
board which when organized will seek
a new site and building for the lib
rary. The representatives were Miss
Mae Wood Winslow, Mrs. Silas M.
Whedbee. Mrs. T. P. Brinn and Mrs.
W. H. Pitt, and Mrs. Jesse Lee Har
ris. The Board named Mayor V. N.
Darden and Commissioner Henry C.
Sullivan to serve on the planning
board for the library. The group
plans to ask the County Commission
ers ' to name two members to this
Board, whose objective will be to find
ways and means to provide the new
A group composed of Mrs. D. M.
Jackson, Mrs. Tom Cox, Mrs. Reginald
Tucker and Mrs. James Stallings ap
peared before the Board, represent
ing the Hertford PTA and protested
the proposed changes to be made in
rerouting through traffic in Hertford.
This group recommended that parking
on one side of Church street be estab
lished as a safety feature and that
the through trafifc not be routed by
the Hertford Grammar School.
The Albemarle Electric Member
ship Corporation requested privilege
to use one of the Town s water tanks
as a base for its radio tower, to be
set up here in connection with the
establishment of a short wave com
munication system. Request for this
right was granted by the Board.
A petition, requesting the Town to
provide bicycle parking racks and
space in a downtown area, was taken
under advisement and Commissioners
Henry C. Sullivan and M. J. Gregory
were named as a committee to investi
gate the request.
Mayor .Darden was authorized by
the Board to order the dismantling
of the bath house, located on the
Town pier, at the foot of Grubb
street. The space now taken by the
bath house will be converted into a
The Board was advised that the
Town had purchased an electric power
equalizer, to be installed between
Hertford and Winf all, in order to pro
vide an equal flow of electric power
to customers of Winfall.
Jack M, Sutton Dies
Jack M. Sutton, 79, prominent resi
dent of Hertford, Route One, , died
suddenly at his home late Wednesday
A lifelong resident of this county,
he was the son of the late Samuel
and Ellie Thatch Sutton. Surviving
are his wife, Mrs.Comie White Sut
ton and one sister, Mrs. J. T. Satter
field of Edenton. : . ' , ;
Funeral services will be conducted
Friday afternoon at two o'clock at the
Lynchburg' Funeral Home. Burial will
follow in Cedarwobd Cemetery.
Final Rites Held
For Joseph I Perry
Joseph Ervin Perry, 77, son of the
late Lawrence and Almira Baker Per
ry, died at his home near Winfall
Sunday morning at 4 o'clock after a
He is survived by his wife, Mrs.
May Miller Perry, two daughters,
Mrs. Irving Trueblood and Miss Es
ther Perry, two sons, Lawrence Perry
of Winfall and Ervin Perry of Nor
folk, a brother, T. C. Perry of Belvi
dere, and three sisters, Mrs. Mollie
Barber of Winfall, Mrs. Delia Harrell
of Edenton and Mrs. Annie Baker of
Texas, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at
the Lynch Funeral Home on Monday
afternoon at four o'clock. Burial was
in Cedarwood Cemetery.
Of Legion Auxiliary
The District meeting of the 1st and
2nd Districts ef the American Legion
Auxiliary will be held Monday, April
3rd in Elisabeth City, at the First
Methodist Church, according to Mrs.
Blanche M. Berry, president of the
Hertford Unit of the Legion Auxili
ary. The meeting will convene at
10:30 A. M., and a dutch treat lunch
eon will be served. . i
All members' of the Hertford Unit
are urged to attend this District
meeting of the" Auxiliary and phould
notify Mrs. Sara C. White, Mrs. Thel
ma Hollowell or Mrs. Berry not later
than March 30th as arrangements will
have to be made for the luncheon.
Mrs, John A. Ward, Department ,
president, Mrs. J. R. Worsley, Depart
ment vice-president and Miss' Aurelia '
Adams, Department secretary will at-,
tend the District meeting. ,: '