Vchane XVIL Number 13. . - , ttertiora, rerquimana iimiyJNorv
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C:zU C:jd Of fi:ctfuns GmL-izca
0 .::3t2 i!:rc Last SafcrQ taming
V. F. Ainsley Elected as
., Of (icers Named
. JVrniilmans County's Board of
Election wis officially organised here
last Saturday ; .morning with IW. F.
keinsr elected as chairman
and Jarvis Ward and R. A. Winslow,
members. ; Ainsley and Ward are the
Democratic members witole iWinslow
.is a Eeoablican. i
u Tim Board, following its organiza
tion, named registrars' and judges to
uwb in flu nrimarv election on May
27, and these appointments were the
Jame as in 1948. Mrs. its. M. noonce
u registrar for Hertford Township,
J.' M. , Copeland, Belvidere; K. M.
! Baker, Nicanor Harry Barber, Park-
ville; E. Y. Berry, Bethel, and Mrs.
WVE. DaH, New Hope. -It
was announced that registration
Tbooks, forvthe primary election, wiB
i, .Miot ni Anrfl 29 and will remain
open until gunset May 22. (Registrars
- will sit at tiie various precinct polling
vium a. uh Saturday durinsr this
-period for the purpose of registering
.residents for tne election.
iriwinfMiiaila already registered in the
i in which thev live need not
- register again in order to be eligible
to vote in the coming primary. Mr.
nnnnnofd. however, if a citi
zen has changed residence, from one
precinct to another ; since the last
election, he, should register at the pre-
rinet in which he is now residingr.
Shortly after tiie meeting fit the
. Board of EtectHmi .cawoaanes vegan
- AmNtf fan aW cominff ori-
' mary, Sheriff M, G, 0wens was the
, first candidate to fila.wlth & oard,
" . rf,nrHv after H. Nl Nixon filed as
a candidate for Sheriff. Mnt, T. P.
- Brbm, candidat for th? Board of
ta.. hA fil fDreviomfly with the
Clerk of Court The chairman of the
Board of Elections etated that tedlvid-
. uals who desire to file for, offiea have
am it.iAir a . rtU Anri 15.
it "hj home HertfoM. ;, . 4
County Cancer Drive
To Open Tomorrow
.Piann Havw ,ben omiDleted to ones'
th armnal (Cancer Fund drive on Sat
urday, April 1, it iwas announced to
day by J. H. Towe, who is serving as
co-chairman of the Perquimans com
mittee. ; '.
Perquimans County's quota for this
campaign has been announced as $400
anrl Mr. Town stated the local com
mittee is hopeful this goal can be
reached within a short period of time.
TnwftHawl Who Will SOllClttr lUHOS
for the campaign have been assigned
territories and they are urged to com
plete their canvass as rapidly, as pos-
Board Of Health
Dentist To Hold
Clinics In Schools
Tlirea Pcrqu:mLisPd Cross Campaip
llesi&nts Uzm I Clone Heports
As REA DIrectcrs
$1.50 Per Year.
L. Y BaIlentine Heads'
Prosram Held Here
Three Perauimans County residents,
Archie T. Lane. Charles IE. (White and
Flovd MatheWs were elected to Ithe
board of directors of the Albemarle
Electric Membership . Corporation,
which held its annual meeting last
Saturday afternoon m the auditorium
at Perauimans High School. Ohter
directors selected were J. Wilson
Jones, and J. A. Whitehurst. Camden
county, J. A. Wiggins and John Bunch,
Chowan County, Tommy Temple ana
Walter Lowery, Pasquotank County.
At a meeting of the Board oi Di
rectors, this group named Archie T.
Lane as chairman, II. A. Wiggins as
County Goal Reached
County Census Enumerators To Start
Total $i,4bu; wont is
'Final fiarurea . in the annual Red
Cross fund drive in Perauimans
County have been released by Henry
C. Stokes, county campaign cnairman,
and the report shows that tnu county
oversubscribed its quota for the 1950
Roll Call by ?65. The total collection
amounted to $1,460.93.
In releasing the amount collected
by each unit Mr. Stokes expressed
his appreciation for' the work done
bv the sub-chairmen and solicitors
'and contributors. A break down of
the collections showed the business
district of Hertford contributed $579.-
03. Hertford residential, $302.56,
County residential, $330.15, Colored
division. $137.08, and the Hertford
Easter Seal Sale
To Open Monday
Kale of Easter Seals, to raise funds
for aid to crippled children will start
tio-ra Tuvt Monday and continue for
one week, it was announced today by
C. Edgar White, superintendent oi
Public Welfare. Mr. White reported
that. Mm W. L. JeseuD will serve as
chairman of the county drive this
A nnota of $300 has been assigned
thia countv and .plans call for the
oAftl sal to be conducted by the school
vhiMwm of the countv. The public
is urged to support this drive, which
is conducted annually to raise funds
to provide medical attention ana
equipment for crippled children.
vree-ciiainiuui, xyu "V"""" ' division, $137.08, ai
retary and Charles E. White, secre- Rota, C1 b 112.n
tary for the corporation. Mr. lne. Solicitors for the residential area
nas oeen active n wie huc-a buw i Hertford were Mrs. J. T. Baggers,
beginning here and served as manager Mm Hufeon Mr8. Louise Wood,
'during the early stages of the orgam- w Rniv Mra g. Mor-
;v Amiim 'nntinuAd its economy-
, . r wtl&w .. -
trend this week when the House voted
to cut Marshal Aid funds for Europe
"by a quarter of MllioB dollars next
year. Republican members had de
manded a half-billion cut but this
amount was increased before the vote
-was taken. ; Some advocates of the
Marshal Plan had requested an in
crease in these funds and pointed out
-many of the countries receiving aid
are still far from'economic recovery.
a ffr-4a HBcurft loyalty records
. f rwammni. oirmilovees for use of
a Congressional mveBttgating commit
tee was halted, this week when Presi
; j i. rr..A-. wifnoiul itm mrrender.itiie
gun liuumi uv- .
records. 1 1t was reported that w
committee , has issued suppoeftas for
thesa records in conection with, an
ingation of the State Department
of IWmu Loum John-
. v. ominArtul a statement issued
br -DwBl8tenKwer, who re
cently stated that V. 8. Cefenss i forces
- i. t ft drnuer Doint
US 111 4 ., '; 4
- Johnson, in hi statement, . said Hhat
.'.national defense is sufacient f or any
, needs at the. present time, f
r rtnl wim f At, State's two U. S
i ma.m wUl hm at stake in he
Miivir mm the result of Mar-
shal Kurfree's witfdrawal from the
race ' against Senator Clyds Hoey.
' Kurfrea had filed for the nomination
ti mrftm anat hut -withdrew
from the contest on Tuesday and tiros
Senator Hoey will be eertifded as the
Democratic nominee lor re-eiecnon.
- North Carolina State's jtesketbal'l
tAaA third in the "national
tollcga itournamerA hold In New York
via:v : stain deieaiea 'oaytor xor
' tiw third place position,' after winning
' stai Crooa and lotoiwr to OCNY.
. TJurinr the tournament State made
a number of new records and tied
Potitvo. -State's hot forward,
. hroke the individual scoring record
wnd tied the free throw record. OCNY
' 'Mr A A and thus became the
' first team ever to capture this title
and the NIT title to same yr.
v IN BUSINESS 50 YEARS
J. e Perry, well-known Hertford
. .i" fkaamrlnr niS OWt
-vereary in husiness in
vack. Mr. Terry rrnted he
th. w. T Koonce. Dentist with the
State Board of Health, will begin on
I April 8, a 15 week program of Dental
4i iuhAolR of the four coun-
- ..... . .
ties, comprising TO heatavjdistnct,
was announced tooay oy w
ri,iiM mut lueaitn uinoer. ur.
Koonce will divide his time in some
v ) Bftkonfta in all four coun-
ties, , H was reported, until scnowa
close, then hs will move to schools fa
v- nMtiiVfttnd areas and will
tJ ' mm on Jnlv 14th. 1
A" complete" usi oi swo w"
avi- ajLmm k now hetiiff compiled
It... u.. 1.o1 TLvanl or thfl Use of Dr.
Koonce, who will mspeci ana mM
corrections in as many cases as time
-n v However. Dr. McGuire
stated the Dentist will concentrate on
those Mdreii whose parenw are iov
.iji.. a nrflmtui rn&i care.
anae-w i t. .
jiiiv m. u Doanj of Health, for
, jvaa. um ajvif -
uaifl-ju - ;-; .
to our district? fo Such, a penod of
time," Dr. McGuire said.
The recent Burvey conaucieu amuins
-uvT' .ii?m of this' distract re-
ij nno,'nv .need for more dental
-work, and it is believed that at least
l - hmUsni can be solved
i pan. vi w - --
I with the coming of Dr. Koonce, how-
uoHth Timnrtment untes an
ever, wic i- - - -
ua Hat. their children re-
eelve proper dental care in order that
teeth now in a uaa swe wi
not be lost permanently.
zation. In taking over the chairman
ship of the Board he urged the mem
bers to continue to take .an active in
terest in ithe REA inasmuch as it was
'their organization and the (Board de
sired to carry out their wishes in all
natters concerning the membership.
L. Y. Ballentine. North Carolina
Commissioner of Agriculture was the
wiiuunal sneaker at the meetuur. n
r i -
I told the group that people are more
interested in progressive farming to
jday than ever before and the develop
ment r,t rural tlectrlfjeation has prov
en to ' be one of the most important
means of attaining results
Ha uro-P.? Hut farmers to utilize the
resources at their command -in such
wav ithat expenses .and operations
will fatftifv achievement of soala.
a Mr (Ballentine closed his address
with congratulations to the people of
fhn AlKmrle. who realizing the Ibene-
. irnhW through rural electnlKa'
iirtiKWorked to bring about its suc-
Ui . - '
T WilMn Jones 6T Camden Coun
ty, Chairman of the. local Albemarle
f ionfrix - VomWuhiTi Gomoration OI
thA "National Rural Electrification Ad
ministration, presided over the megt-
Awnia T. Lane of Perauimans, sec
retary, read the report of the last
fiil'hm-t Whitlev. manatrer of the lo
cal RKA. introduced the force and
staff to the consumers in the audience
who might not have known them.
Mrs. Hattie Spivey, Mrs. Roger Mor
ris, Mrs. J. i. Lane, Mrs. w. n. ,
Mrs. Simon Chappeli, Mrs.H. C. Sulli
van, Mrs. Martin Towe, Miss juamta
Divers, Mrs. Jim Bass, Mrs. E. A
Goodman, Mrs. Pete Howell, Miss
Tionina Jordan. Mrs. Jimmie Stallinss,
Mrs. E. C. Woodard, and Miss Fran
Contributions were collected in the
rural areas by Mrs. E. J. Proctor,
Hatha! r! Mrs. J. A. Webb, Hopewell;
Mrs. Erwin Turner, New mope; Mrs.
W j. Perrv. Beech BpnnKs; Mrs
Winalow. Belvidere; Mrs. J.
C. Wilson and Miss Aooie mac xcr-
rell, Chapanoke; Mrs. Ed Lee Jen
wimra and Mrs: EI S. FulKhum, Wood
ville: Mrs. Winston Lane, uurgess;
Mm VnvA Mathews. Old JSleclc; Mrs
J.- W. Overton, Mrs. Wallie Knight
and Mrs. George Eure, Snow Hill-
WWte Hat: Mrs. Charles Dail, tfal
lWV' Mm. John Cororew, Helen
Gaither and Mrs. DeWitt Winslow,
W. ! Stmnrl mnd Minme B. Tav
lor had 3wree of the (CorlecUWOS in
the (Colored division.
A final report on the drive will he
mate to the National Red Cross this
week and of the amount collected here
annroximatelv 50 .nercent will be for
warded to the national office while
flip remainder will be used by the
Perquimans Chapter of the Red Cross
during the coming year.
Meeting Held Here
Last Saturday P. M.
By Eastern Star
iM alncW officers of "the Hert-
m i -v f nf ifjha order of Eastern
Star were installed at a meeting of
the group held Tuesday nagiri. in
stalling grand officers were, Grand
m 'RWnWhA Twiford: Krand
marshal, Mrs. Arveaa yregwy, wr
lain, Clarence iwuora, qr&u"" "f
' mcretarv. Mrs. - Lois
Carlton; conductaess, MralLelaWins-
low; -Warden, Mrs. wrenn merew.
Sentinel, Mrs. Fannie (Leary. '
Other visitors presenx i n
Mrs. Nellie Boyd. Mrs.
Helen Harrison, Mrs. Annie (Fairer,
Mrs. eadie Tayoor nd Miss Ethel
r- jA-riiiurm iln Viminia. -"'
; After the meeting a , bw
was enjoyed and refreshments were
Candidate For Board
Warning On Tractors
In Short Session
TT-l,l nMUMMM ftf the
Hertford Motor Company and resident
of Winfall, on Wednesaay aimouirecu
Mmself as a candidate to the Demo-
Icratks Priinary tortne oince o vvw
ty Commissioner iot rvwu w
i TTmtihtAht. a former Mayor for
the Town of WinfaB, fa announcing
his candidacy stated tnat ui seiwiu
Township on the county board he will
endeavor -to carry out the dudes of
the office to the Beet p w . .
Uyman's Day Service
Speaker Announceu ,
(Niimeroua ocmnlaints, received dur-
finf ithe nast two weeks, regarding the
i11ral use of tractors on hard sur-
taA hio'karava of this COUDty led
w;rWni, Patrolman iB. R. Inscoe to 1S-
ia warninir comcerniiur the use of
tractors on the highway and the Pa
trolman stated unless the law is 00-
fiorvMl armalts Will follow.
"The use of, some tractors on the
hiirhwav in caushur serious damage to
roads," Mr. inscoe saia, "ana uniew
fhn nraetice is stoDned our raaos Will
Lnnn ihA in ned of maior renairs."
. In remiesHnir the observance 01 tne
law Patrolman Inscoe pointed out that
section three .of the State Highway
Ordinances says: "It shall be unlawful
to move unon or across any highway,
any tractor, engine or vehicle of any
kind, .which has a flange, rib, clamp
or ohor nhfect attached to its wneeie,
or madia mart thereof, in such maonfrr
iae to bruise, mupiate or injure t
surface of tihe road, orxtga .,
VmillArs thoreof. without thetW-.v-dn
permission of the State Highway ,. W';
. Piiklifl Worln f!nmmiasion." " '"'?5i
Eleven cases, all involving violation
f traffic laws, were disposed of in
'erquimans Recorder's Court here
TuAoaw Tn nt the defendants en
tered pleas of guilty, which enabled
ha mirf in clear the flOCKCt m a
vaar s v -
verv short time.
Ms of court were taxed against
Frank Moore, Robert Belief Wallace
Skinner, Geraldine Gleis, Everett
t. T V rVuiv all nf whom
cuiu v -.-n-. , -
1 4 f . !TJ 4a 1 n wvW. rf
enterea pieas 01 guuvy w uei
speeding. . .
A tine, nf SS and COSTCS OI court was
paid by Thomas Chang', on a charge of
speeding. . '
Prayer for judgment was cominuea
In the case of Marvin Lockett and
Willie Winslow, Negroes, charged
with driving, trucks with loads over
1118.1" limit. Verdicts of guilty
were wded in the cases.
JLells amoved a plea of guilty
to a charge of kit and run. He was
ordered to pay the costs of court and
the sum of, $22.62 for the use ou. u.
Ferbohj whose car was aamageu oy
Tin. Hoiineil of Perauimans County
Federation of Home Demonstration
yi.,io iiiM ita rpcrnlar meetinsr on
Saturday afternoon, March Zoth at tne
Agricultural Building. The meexmg
opened by singing "He Leadeth Me,"
after which Kev. Ben u. merrm gave
a short devotional. Miss Mollie 1u
Yeates sang "One of God's Days, ac
companied by her mother, Mrs. j.
Yeates of the- Snow Hill-iWhdte Hat
Cub. The minutes were then reaa
nd iHie roll called by
Uf lC -
clubs with eleven clubs represented
and 34 present ,
Dunns' M10 business sessiun,
v"t"6 ...v. , .
TW. Mathews. Couritv Vouncu
lllli). - ' - -
TwiTv nreftidincr. club presidents
iwere urged to attend a meeting con
cerning the Ked mross mooa rrin
and a report was given on funds col
lected for the Red Cross Drive. Re-
oorts were given by the ciud music
appreciation leaaers on war
iinri and Mrs. J. DYeates
W Mrs. Fred Mathews appointed di-
for the Music Appreciation
Program. "It was decided to have the
winners of the essay contest
' f A A
xi Ti.mctra.infi Member, an
nounced after all clubs haev selected
The county council presi
dent will appoint judges to select the
t. three It was voted to pay fifteen
cents per member on expenses for the
AaTrrnn to Denmark.
Also tentative plans were mace i
Home Demonstration UuD
W.O.L- wTiiVh will be Aonl rfUtn-
Tf vvn, ii i-iw.-
oiveod with the re
peating of the collect of the club
women of America.
Local Workers Com
plete Training Thurs
day; Public Coopera
The 12 enumerators who will can
vass Perquimans County during the
17th Decennial Census have heen se
lected and will complete their train
ing today, Crew Leader W. Ii. in
wards, of Hertford, reported yester
day. The training school for the
enumerators opened last Monday with
the rural enumerators receiving infor
mation and advice regarding the tak-.
ing of farm census. Urban enumera
tors started their training Wednesday.
Work of taking the census will
start tomorrow, April 1, and accord
ing to Mr. Edwards, will be completed
within three or four weeks. Urban
enumerators are exDected to complete
the canvass of Hertford within two
The enumerators selected for Per
quimans County from applicants tak
ing examination earlier this year are
Mrs. Blanche B. Dillon, Mrs. ler-
trude Winslow, of Belvidere; Mrs.
Minnie P. White, Mrs. Pearl Swain,
Route three; Mrs. Kathenne 'Uiggers,
Mrs. Lorene Baker, Belvidere; Mrs.
Selma Proctor, Route One; Mrs. iFran
ces Proctor, Route Two, Edenton;
Mrs. Elizabeth Jessup, Mrs. Blanche
Camnen. Mrs. Alta Anderson, Win-
fall, and Mrs. Sadie White.
Mrs. Dillon, Mrs. Jessup and Mrs.
will serve as enumerators for
Ithe Town of Hertford while the re
mainder will canvass the rural areas
In order1 to provide accurate rec
ords for the use of determining Con
gressional representation, business in
formation, and many other advices
secured through the census operation,
the public is urged to give iuu co
operation to the census enumerators.
It is reported that several monws
will elapse before records taken dur
ing "the census can be compiled and
information released concerning xne
some 3,000 counties in the United
r.ont.rarv to some reports, Mr. !d-
warda stated, all information furnish
ed census "enumerators is held in
strict confidence and will be used on
ly by the Bureau of Census and Com
merce Departments of the uovern-ment.
v,v DTiiltv was returned
swv. iOosenh Murden. charg-
wifc AnMtfilnar and recaiess gnviuK
V'He. was ordered to pay a fine of $50,
" HWWWW,Vt '
, tv... unlt 'tui nluterved at
the Hertford Methodist Church next
Sunday, April 2 it was announced to
i v .v- pr Ren Oi Merritt. ipas-
tor, who reportea mm "
vs-i' i -:4t , xtnn ha the Lavman
Day speaker at the 31 A. M., semeee
at the uiertiora uuf. vs--is
invited to attend. , ' , .
. i:t, a. f.
nm'io m i7k IWennial Census of the United State will
winJ?&M AliltrTrit. f HTtford are to be
''WIIJiuMiiJUS Ml WO OUMI1Imui--v-- v- ; :
enumerated m , .... . c.u. .eryes many
. IWH&1UVA3, Uie liuuruiuiuu - - . i-ii l
aseful urposes; among which re apportionment VWSi!a3
yIVi'Z rTnKBc utilities and services, and
aeiermmauun w. - -t.- ,-. ..j
other useful purposes too numerou- w -v- Mnan. tor th.
WHEREAS, the accuracy ana wbpww J .mn h. other
City of Hertford will determine Rs population rank among the other
communities of the country; J ' ' . rtfmi to rfye his or
' ' t L1 tlCitvlutti can ipwi " " ... ... - , ',
our homes in April, 1950. . M.rato when they call at
her fullest cooperaoon T"L ViT-V f March, 1950, in the
Done under my nana auu "," -
qty of Hertford.,. . sgntd
Atiestt W. G. NEWBY, City dork.
To Meet April bth
The Hertford Unit of the American
jegion Auxiliary will hold its regular
motincr nert Thursday night, April
G, at the Agriculture Building in Hert
ford, it was announced today oy -mm.
Blanche Berry, president, who urges
all members to be present
Mr Perrv also reminded Auxiliary
members of the District meeting
-,,1 ha heM in Elizabeth City
next Monday, at 10 A. M and urged
n munviw-a who can to attend.
.ct. that, tne Auxiliary
..oUmMn drive is beinir continued
and issued an invitation to an eiigi
ble ladies to join the local unit.
Announces For Board
iShelton G. Chappeli, a resident of
d.i:.u. tymmnnin. has announced
I himself as a candidate for the office
of County Commissioner for JJemoere
.Mn n the cominff Democratic
Channetl k seeking the of-
Ki. mw mekr -iDV 1. OT. iwiiie uv
announced that he will not be a candi
date for the .post thss year.
Chappeli is widely Known uiruugn-
.i,inr atul hm. talcen an active
tM mtfaivm for a number of
I years and has heen an active reaoer
In the American Lenon. .
For County Board
Junior Red Cross
Closes Box Drive
Members of the Perquimans County
Junior Red Cross successfully closed
their drive for boxes for shipment
to overseas children, it was reported
this week by Mrs. Charles Jonn
son, who served as chairman of -the
Approximately 80 boxes were filled
and prepared for shipment to Red
Cross headquarters in Washington,
and each box contained a card with
the name of the local organization as
Highly pleased with the success oi
their drive, members of the Junior
Red Cross expressed their thanks to
county residents who helped make
the campaign so successiui.
The boxes, on arrival overseas, will
he distributed amone the school chil
dren of various nations and thank-you
notes are expected to oe received in
turn. In connection with these notes,
Mrs. Johnson said, the Red Cross dis
courages correspondence with those
receiving the boxes, as past expen
IUU TwhVate that reauests for ad
ditional aid usually comes through in
cases where the thank-you notes are
V. N. DARDEN, Mayor.
fiaorW PowelL Hertford business-
Iman tins announced ihimself as a can-
a;a. a h ftffVw f County Com-
miuavg w " "
missioner for Hertford Township, suo-
Mect to the decision of the voters m
ltn rATvirwrnt.l nrimarv.
I ' Mi Powell is the first candidate
from Hertford township to announce
for this post. -
For Holy Trinity
Services at Holy Trinity Episcopal
Avr th rlnninir davs of the
VI1IWVU w . CJ . V "
Lenten season were announced today
by the Rev. E. T. Jilson, as follows:
Palm Sunday, Holy Communion at 11
A. M., on Tuesday and Wednesday or
Holy Week, Holy Communion , 10
A. M, Maundy Thursday, Memorial
Celebration of the Lord's Supper, 8
P. M., UOOd moay, cervices . -o r.
M., Evening prayer at 8 P. M. v
tut. v Mart White, of Bel-"
videre announce the birth of a daugh
ter, horn, March 26, at Chowan Hos
pital. . - -i , '
c nJ "Mr. fl. A. "Baily of near v
Hertford, announce the birth of a son, '
James Gilbert, horn Wednesday, .y
March 15, at Chowan Hospital. Mrs,
Baily, before her .marriage was miss