'A three per cent Increase in Cor
poration taxes were adopted by the
5 Ways and Means Committee this
week, "as a solution to,, waking up a
.billion dollar cut in. wartime excise
f taxes. The Committee had already
' moved to reduce excise taxes on such
items as jewelry, furs," admissions,
pbonesetc, but needed to replace this
cut by additional taxes inasmuch as
(President Truman had stated he would
veto any tax reduction bill which will
cause an additional deficit in the bud'
get Under the measure adopted by
the Committee corporations, whose
.j earning; are under $167,000 annually,
will not be affected by the new tax
The Senate, this week, voted over
whelmingly to overhaul the social se
curity system by increasing benefits
100 per Cent, bringing 10 million more
v persons under the program and rais
. ing payroll taxes as much as $18 a
year per person.,
A report from Washington onTues-
day stated that 'President Truman is
ready to ask Congress for 300 million
; dollars to speed 'development of the
' auper-powerful hydrogen bomb. It
was not reported whether the money
would be used for actual construction
of the bomb or to continue research
? of its development
- General MacArthur in a report to
' high officials this week stated that the
U. S. position in Asia remains strong
- but he recommended aid :In .certain
. ' parts of the continent In order to re
pel the advance of Communism.
- '0 P- I
Bonner uand - W. E.
Debnam to , Be Guest
" Speakers v' ' '
, The iriarri
John Onmend rittsj fertfdatd; to
Raeford Peary Bowen, son of Kt land
Mrs. Perry B. JBowen of JJurgaw, took
place Saturday afternoon, June 17, at
4:30 in the Hertford; Baptist Church
with the Rev. C. W. Duling officiating
at the double ring ceremony. - -The
vows were spoken -before the
- altar banked with ferns, palms, and
- baskets of white flowers intersperced
- with lighted cathedral candles. , .
Prior to the ceremony Mrs. Joe
Elfie White, organist and aunt if the
bride, presented a program of nuptial
music including: .Traumeri", 'IMy
"V 'Heatr at Thy Sweet Yoke", "Kfsary",
"Indian Love CaU", and "Ah,f Sweet
. Mystery .t of (Life", ? . S. v Monde,
vocalist, sang Sweetest Story Ever
Told" and "Through the Years" pre
ceding the ceremony and "The Lord's
' - Prayer" as the benediction. . .f, ":
The bride given in marriage by her
father, wore an original wn of
white French bridal lace over satin,
' fashioned with" a pearl 'embroidered
collar finishing the fumed sheer yoke
encircled by matching embroidery
edged with a lace beYthiu The long
A. sleeves ended in wedding peaks over
- the hands. The princess' line , bodice
with tiny self covered buttons up the
. back was .ascented, by a full drifting
sWrt sweeping into' a cathdral train.
If Her fingertip veil of imported illusion
fell from a matching headdress of 11
r Iusion and lace edged with seed pearls.
'She carried an arm bouquet of calls
lilies. XW:'trW?&?. 5
Mrs. Ralph Layden of Ezabeth
C i City, as her sister's matron cf honor,
-wore a gown of Pink Spring, styled
with a shirred bodice of nylon net,
topped by a s'.esvM embrc' ered
ftet bolero CnUiel "W...I a lirln
collar. The full leathered iV..t fJH
from thesfr-'ef r.'p!.ne cf ei.broii
red net j Ee wore a I "Mr J.1 pic
ture hat with' iatln i i and!
abort lace, mitts to !i Lcr cown.
Che carried an arm bouquet c ; etter
times roses tied with inateluit; x2-
bon. I.iw t rv-.,' t
Norman Graham of Burgaw attend
ed the bridegroom ,as best man,
Groomsmen were . Davidv ITowen of
Goldsboro," cousin. of the- groom, and
(Ralph ' - Layden , of Elizabeth -. City,
brother-in-law 'of the biue,
Honorary bridesmaids were Kisses
rieanor Faye ' To ' elL ,' Zz Tenr
"Jte, Peggy -.lw," SaJ Ljra. 1,'c.
I ton of Hertford, T'iss E'n Earn
! 1 of Greenville, Lias Do;.s Guilcy
Fremont, . Kiss Ulna Ceraiy , c'
snd Miss AI Vhiicps.1 f
beth City. -
e bride's, mother wore m e-'n
s and lace dress 'wi'JIi L :
'x accesories and a cor- - r '
t. The groom's r' ,;
crepe dress wiG
" i r-d a if i '
; " iv-m t cf i .
l f..j :
The silver anniversary, of the char
tering of the Hertford Rotary Club,
will be observed by members of the
local civic organization at a meeting
to be held at the: Hertford Methodist
Church Friday evening beginning at
v r. m., it was announces today by
Robert Hollowell, president of the
club. t f - v ' i t : i . ..v' .
In addition to two guest speakers,
Congressman Herbert C. Bonner and
Radio Commentator W. E. Debnam,
invited guests will be charter mem
bers of the Elizabeth' City and Eden
ton Rotary Clubs, and the president
and secretaries of Rotary Clubs of
Manteo, Elizabeth City, Edenton, Ply
mouth and Columbia.
Charles Henc, program chairman,
reported that all committees assigned
a part in the silver anniversary event
have completed plans for the evening
and n interesting program has been
arranged. "; ' : VL-
About 80 visiting Rotanans ana
special guests have been invited to
join with local Rotarlana in celebrat
ing the cluVs birthday. Dinner will
be served by ladies of the Methodist
Church. ......,.,.. .
Other committee members, besides
Mr. Henc, the program chairman, are
V. to. Darden and D. E. Hervey, ar-
ranKements: C P. Morris and A. W,
Hefren, invitations; 1Rl S. Monds, Jr.,
song leader: Edgar White, music; Dr.
C. A. Davenport, J. Emmett Winslow,
C. R. -Holmes, R. S. Monds, Jr., and
if vr t a uU . i
The Hertford Rotary Club was char
tered on June. 23, 1925, and has con
tinued as an active civic organisation
since that data; . Never ft large club,
tn- irambet of members, the member-
Jiin remair- 3t about the Same
age. iae ciujsAa-nee Cve- in a
large nunibtr of-eivfc mofemant8
throughout the years and standi ready
always to support programs foa pub
he improvement s
The Perquimans Business and Tro-
fessional Woman's Club held its
monthly business meeting Friday
night June 18, at the home of Mrs.
Alice M. Towe on the Old Neck Road.
The livinc room and dininsr room were
made attractive . with seasonal gift
flowers. ' . '-Wh
Miss Hulda Wood, Vice-president,
presided in the absence of the presi
dent Mrs. Dorothy M. Hervey, who is
vacationing: in Indiana. Upon her re-
turn. Miss Wood announced that om
cers and committee chairmen will be
installed by a State Officer and were
named- a follows: : Officers jJPresi
dent Mrs. Dorothy M. Hervey; .lce
president. Miss Hula Wood: Recording
Secretary, Mrs. Dora T. CRiddlckf Cor
responding: Seeretary, IMiss . Thelma
Elliott: and" Treasurer, Mrs. Essie
Burbage.: Committee Chairmen:. Edu
cation, Misa Thelma Elliott: " Voca
tions, Mrs. Viola D. Nachman Fi
nance,' Miss , Virginia BattersDy;
Health, Miss Audrey Ufliphlett; Safe
ty, Mrs.. RoxannaC. Jackson;' Inter
national -! 'Relations. Mr Hyrta- W.
Winslow; Legislation, Mrs. Gladys H.
Perry: Membership, Mrs. Elizabeth F.
kjrunewaldj News Service, IMrs. Addle
N. Jones: Proirram Coordination, Mrs.
Alice M. Towe; FubUc Affairs, (Miss
Hulda Wood: Bulletin Editor, -Mrs.
Sally J. Bonner; and Parliamentarian,
Sirs. Nina B. White. Special Com
siittee Chairmen: Loeal ProJecF, Mrs.
SiherL. Iernr;! Bern Projectf for
retired business women), Mrs. Ger
trude ,T. Zachary; Highlights of Fed
eration, Mrs. Margaret W. Bagley;
Local Loan Closet, Mrs.; Roxanna C.
Jackson; Orplai, i:. Myrta W. Win
low; Musi Scrap .'BooW 'Urs. Ellza
' (Continued, an Page Ten) 1
Uzto?.3 To Attend
' Members of the Perquiman Lofi
o. 108, A. F. ft A. IM will attend
church in a body on Sunday:' June '25,
Mt was announced.by pr. Ai B, Bonner,
SJsster of the Lodge; mrM -
lit. Conner-stated that all members
are o--l to join in the special ser-
' "1 be bc'J (X the T rt-
' ChuTh al Ce r 'w
r i 1 U AT ". The I
i 1 1 Uke churcS prior U tie
Buddy Poppy Sales
(Members of the Oarland w
Post of th vww win haM s taat
I- w tt UVMS B VUUUJ
Poppy (Sale . in i Perquimans County
saturaay,- June 24, it was announced
today by Edgar (White, Chairman of
the VFW Committee for the event.
Mr. White stated that the VFW
Popov Sales are similar to thowt con
ducted bv the American Tirinn. nnH
that funds collected through the sale
of Buddy Poppies are used for relief
to disabled; and needy war veterans
and the widows and children of vet
erans. y ,
He added that all funds cnHented
throutrh the sales will he uneH Hiirimr
w - - r
the next 12 months in carrying out
vie vtf'w neiiei jreogram lor disabled
veterans and their families.
Bel videre Sunday
In a formal candlelight ceremony
at five o'clock Sunday afternoon at
Up River Friends Church, Miss Joann
Winslow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs,
Percy Winslow of Belvidere and Lewis
Stallings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will
Stallings 'of Belvidere were united in
The vows were spoken with Rev.
Isaac Harris of Guilford College, sec
retary of North Carolina Yearly meet
ing of Friends, officiating at the
double ring ceremony. '
'Forming the background for the
nuptial vows was an arrangement of
palms and ' ferns intersperced with
baskets of white gladioli and summer
white flowers. Cathedral candles and
seven-branched candelabra illuminated
'Prior to the ceremony Rodney True-
blood, organist, presented a program
of nuptial music including "Great Is
Thy Love" by Bohm; "Ave Maria" by
'Bach-Gounod; "Serenade" by 'Schu
bert; f'O Thou Art Like a 'Flower" by
Schumann; "Clair De Lune" by Karg-
Elertjs and for - the .processional and
recessional ' the traditional . wedding
marches were usedf J!tn. : James
Wriotit nlnat n.5,Mir Heart at
"O f A . .Tt
Thy Sweet Vc4" arom 4 "Sampson
and Delia." Vy Saint-Seen "I Leye
Thee" by Grieg, and "Prayer Perfect",
ea a benediction, bjrStinson. During
the ceremony ."Jes't) Christ With Us
Abide" by Bach was' played softly.
The bride entered the church with
her brother, Percy L. Winslow, by
whom she was given in marriage. Her
wedding gown was of white bridal
satin-fashioned with a sheer yoke en
circled by petite seed pearl trim and
burtha of imported lace. The long
sleeves ended in wedding peaks over
the hands. The snug bodice was ac
cented by the full satin skirt topped
by a deep tunic effect of self same
lace and formed into a sweeping train.
Her fingertip length veil of delicate
illusion was arranged from a pearl
studded medival crown 4f lace. , She
carried a cascade bouquet of white
setors centered with a white orchid
with a purple lip,' showered with
stephanotis .and white satin ribbon,
made in a maline background which
added to the softness of the bouquet
Miss Johnnie White, sister of the
bride, was maid of honor. She wore
a gown of ' velveray organza over
white' taffeta, etyled ith a softly
gathered bertha with e scalloped edge.
The bouffant skirt accented, the taut
ibodice. She wore a hairbraid picture
hat to match her'gown and Ions; mitts.
She carried a cascade bouquet similar
to the bride with lavendar astors and
yellow daisies "with ; a ftummer rain
bow ribbon, als' made in a maline
background Lavendar: was the pre:
dominating color. ' '
The bridesmaids, college friends of
ihe bride, were Miss Harriet . Lou
Layden of Hertford, Miss VlsU Grey
Stephens of Elizabeth Cityr Miss Mary
Alice Gay of Rocky Mount and Miss
Louise Ensor of Lumberton. They
wore gowns niade , like that of the
honor attendant xin the self- same
shade," also maline poke bonnets to
match their gowns and Jong lace
(Continued From Page SerenV
Election Chairman Says
Foils Will Open at 6:30
A. M., Close 6:30 P. M.
The Perquimans Countv Board of
Elections, and precinct officials, are
prepared .lor the. second primary
which will be held Saturday, June 24,
according to. W. F. Ainsley, Election
Chairrnan. Mr. Ainsley announced
that precinct polling places will open
at 6:80 A. M., tomorrow and will re
main opep until 6:30 (P. M.
Registrars and judges, who served
in the first primary, May 27th, will
again be in charge of the precinct
The election to be staged m Per
quimans tomorrow will be for the pur
pose of determining the nomination
for the office of United States Sena
tor, with Frank P. Graham and Wil
lis Smith as the contestants. No local
offices will be involved in the election,
and for this reason, political predict
ors believe that a light vote will be
cast, as compared to the balloting in
the first primary.
Little interest has been shown in
this run-off election, locally, however,
both workers for Smith and Graham
have been active in expending efforts
to get out votes for their favorite
Generally, the opinion is that Smith
will agaih carry Perquimans County,
as he did in the first primary when
he secured 1179 votes while Graham
received 656. Smith carried all six
nrecincts in Perauimahs, Braining a
large majority in the five county
precincts and having a 68 vote lead
over Graham in Hertford precinct.
On the State level, it is estimated)
June 30 Is Deadline
For License Group
June 30 is deadline for motorists
whose last names begin with N, O. P
cr Q and operators of for hire ve
hicles to obtain their new driver's li
censes, the North Carolina Depart
ment of Motor Vehicles reminded per
sons in this category today.
The Department urges all persons
in the N through Q group and aa
chauffeurs who have not obtained their
licenses to do so immediately to avofd
the nish. Department officials point
ed out that the situation will grow
worse as the deadline nears.
Issuance of N-Q licenses began
January 1 and of chauffeur's licenses
May 1. Persons whos surnames be
gin with R, S or T may obtain re
newals beginning July 1.
Hearing On Forgery
Recorder Judsre Sets
Cases on Docket of
The wedding of Miss Anna Penelope
Tucker of Hertford and Washington,
D. C, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Beverly Tucker of Hertford, and
Dr. William Haller Woodson of Wash
ington, D. C, son of Mrs. Ralph Sul
livan, of Washington, and the late B
Frank Woodson of Roanoke, Va., took
place at the Hertford Methodist
Church on Thursday, June 22, at 4
o'clock in the afternoon, with the
Rev. Ben C. Merritt officiating.
The church was decorated with
white gladioli and feverfew, 'inter
sperced with ferns and palms, and
lighted by cathedral candles.
A program of nuptial music was
rendered by Miss Kate M. Blanchard
at the organ and Miss Ruth Tucker, a
cousin of the bride, as. soloist.
The candles were lighted by William
that the balloting tomorrow will be . Beverly Tucker, III.
somewhat under the record-breaking
total of 618,000-plus cast in the first
primary. About 50 counties in the
Stata are holding second primaries to
determine local races and those may
tejtdto bring out a large vote in those
Weds Vernon Barrow
Miss Mary Katheryn Fleetwood,
daughter of Mrs. Julius Maynard
Fleetwood, became the bride of Vern
on Frank' Barrow, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Barrow, in a ceremony which
took place Saturday, June 17, at five
o'clock, at the home of the bride's
The Rev. E. G. Willis, pastor of the
Bethel Baptist Church, officiated- at
the double ring ceremony which was
performed before an improvised altar
of palms, white flowers and candelabra
holding white tapers.
The bride, weanng a white suit
stairs on the arm of her brother, Juli
with white accessories, descended the
us Maynard Fleetwood, Jr., who gave
her in marriage. Her flowers were
a bouquet of white carnations, center
ed with . purple orchid.
Mrs. Bernard Franklin 'Proctor, sis
ter of the bride was matron of honor.
She wore a white linen dress, with
white accessories, and, carried a bou
quet of pink roses and blue snap
Emmett Dale, brother-in-law of the
groom," was beat man. The bride's
mother wore a navy sheer dress with
navy and white accessories, and a pur
ple orchid corsage.
Immediately after the ceremony, a
reception was given by the bride's
For traveling, the bride changed to
a light blue suit, with natural acces
sories. She wore the orchid lifted
from her bouquet 'Following their
wedding trip, the couple will be at
home In Greenville, N. C.
Demonstration At . :
High School Today '
The District Dairy Foods Demon'
strationa, ?- and' Wear . and Care of
Clothing Demonstrations will be held
in Perquimans County on Friday,
June 23, at the Perquimans - High
School The following counties will be
represented: Washington, Pasquotank,
Tyrrell, Camdon, Gates, Currituck and:
Perquimans. V- ' '
The girl from Perquimans Crnnty
yho are giving demonstrao: , are
KolUe Iu Testes and ir'?7 Cure,
who are rving a Team . Eairy
Foods iDo.. onstration, and " Carjn
Harile who is giving a T.'ear and Cars
County Council To ;
Meet Saturday P. M.
The Perquimans County Council of
Home Demonstration Clubs will hold
its quarterly meeting on , Saturday.
June 24, at 2:80 P. M at the Agri
A 4-H Dress Revue will be a part
of the program; . v There will .' oe 16
girls modeling garments which they
have rade. k v.-y . -'fe tp?
TH Bethel Club will be hostess to
the.C. .incilriS--.?.:'-'1!. 'M?tiy:
All County - Council member 4-H
birls, r-nd their 'rooMrs are invited
tO at' 'v. ( ''.' S-iH,-.1.r'i
k I ra ANNOUNCEMENT
Mr. id Mr t. Aubrey F. Baker of
Richm. i Iim. N. announce the
birth of a : duughter, - Karon, born
May 22jt i, ,-0f u- C
The bride, who was given In marri
age by her father, wore a candlelight
length gown of Ametex lace, fashion
ed with a snug fitting jacket with
tiny self covered buttons up the front
tc the little boy collar, and cuffed
bracelet-length sleeves. The softly
gored skirt accented the belted waist
line. Her shoulder-length veil of deli
cate imported 'illusion was arranged
from a capulet of lace. She earned
a bouquet of white roses showered
with lilies of the valley.
Mrs. H. R. Christenson of Roches
ter, N. Y., was matron of honor and
the bride's only attendant. She wore
an ankle length dress of sky blue lace,
styled with a taut bodice with cap
sleeves. The covered Buttons ended
at the satin collar. The belted waist
line fell into a gored skirt. She wore
a hairbraid picture hat to match her
gown, and carried rose-colored daisies.
Fred V. Woodson of Martmviiie,
Va., an uncle of the bridegroom, was
best man. Ushers were John Sulli
van of Washington, D. C; Frank
Reed of Roanoke, Va.; Captain Burks
Via of Cherry Point; Lorraine Sibert
of Frederick, Md., and Dr. Pete Lee
of Richmond, Va.
Mistress of . ceremonies was Mrs.
G. R. Tucker, assisted by Lt. Comdr.
T. R. Brinn.
The mother of the bride wore a
rose biege lace dressmaker suit with
dark blue accessories, and an orchid
The mother of the bridegroom wore
a sky blue crepe dress with lace trim,
with which she wore dark blue ac
cessories. Her flowers were a cor
sage of orchids.. v ; ,
Immediately followinr the ceremony
a reception was held at the home of
Mrs. Robert Timothy Brinn. .
For travel the hnde wore a navy
shantung suit styled with a snug but
toned Jacket over .the straight cut
skirt 'She wore aDuniap nat or navy
trimmed with, white, and wore a cor
sage of white roses.
Mrs. Woodson waa graduated irom
the University of Maryland School of
Nursing and did post graduate work
at the Medical College of Virginia.
She served three years in the Navy
Nurses' Corps. - . . v
Dr. Woodson is a graduate of ko-
anoke College and received his M.D.
from the Medical College of Virginia.
Ha Berved in the Medical Corps of the
U. S. Army for three years during the
war and waa . discharged with the
rsnV of Maiott "He is now associat
ed with Dr. Carl ODonnel in Wash-
ington, ID, C- a an; orthopedic su
For Street Repair
Tha Town of Hertford will 'receive
the sum of 13,003 and the Town of
WinfaU $774 durins: the fiscal year
July. 1950 to June SO, 1961, for main
tainanee of State highways through
the towns, it waa reported last Fri
day. ' . ' ij. "T4
The funds allocated to the towns
were collected through the State gaso
line tax. u - :
Preliminary hearings for Raleigh
White, his 17 year old daughter, Lor
rina White and Jesse Willard East,
on charges of forgery were waived
by the defendants in Perquimans Re
corder's Court Tuesday, and Judge
Chas. E. Johnson set the cases on the
oocket of the Superior Court for ac
tion by the grand jury at the October
term of court.
The three arj charged with forging
and cashing checks in the amount of
approximately $445. They were ar-lt-sted
by Sheriff M. G. Owens and
Police officer Robert A. White last
week after the forgery was discovered
by officials of the Hertford Banking
Company. Nineteen checks were writ
ten on the account of Mrs. Estelle
Miller, mother of Raleigh White, and
were cashed by local merchants prior
to the discovery of the forgery.
Fourteen oth?r cases were disposed
of by the Recorder's Court in session
on Tuesday. Jack Otto and Norman
Nelson submitted to charges of speed
ing and paid the costs of court.
A fine of $5 and costs was paid by
Marvin Creekmore who entered a
plea of guilty to a charge of speeding.
Four defendants, Ben Harrell, Joe
Lowe, Jr., William TTenry Hoffler,
Negro, and George James, Negro, en
tered pleas of guilty to charges of
driving without a license. Each paid
a fine of $25 and costs of court.
Robert Hefner entered a plea of
guilty to a charge of being drunk and
paid the costs of court.
A nol pros was taken in the case
of Johnnie Skinner, Negro, charged
with reckless driving.
Jerry King was found guilty as
charged on a count of reckless driv
ing. He was given a 60-day sentence,
suspended upon payment of a fine of
$50 and costs of court.
Mary Foster, Negro, was sentenced
to one week in jail, suspended upon
payment of court costs on a charge
of assault with a deadly weapon.
Ella Mae Lane, Negro, was found
not guilty on a charge of assault with
a deadly weapon.
William Layman entered a plea of
guilty to driving without a license and
driving drunk. He paid a fine of $125
and costs of court.
Governor Scott Here
In Behalf Of Graham
Governor W, Kerr Scott spoke at
the Perquimans County Court House,
to a group estimated at about 60 per
sons, last Friday afternoon, in be
half of the candidacy of Senator
Frank P. Graham.
The Governon arrived at about 1219)
P. M., and after greeting a number
ot residents who had gathered to hear
him speak, he addressed the group
and highly praised the work of Frank
Graham. Governor Scott said, "I ap
pointed Graham to the Senate because
I wanted a layman to represent North
Carolina.". He continued that with
Graham in Washington he could be
assured of support for the program
he is endeavoring to carry out in
Governor Scott attacked the cam
paign being waged by Willis Smith
in his contest against Graham, and
called upon Grahamts supporters 16
.. i i . i - l a. .n t A..
rany to tne iignc 10 eiect ranam to
Governor Scott's tour for votes for
Senator included stops and speeches
in Edenton, Hertford, Elizabeth City,
and it was reported that he went to
Camden and Currituck Counties.
Cancer Clinic To Close
During July -August
The Northeastern Carolina Cancer
Detection Center will be closed during
the .months of July and August.
The clinic which is held every-Fri
day afternoon at the Health Center,
Elisabeth City, N. Ci will re-open in
September. A- c-vulv. .i: ,'
Air those persons interested in ex
aminations on the. last clinic ' dates;
June 23 and 30 arev urged to be pre-
ent. -f vv .. v.
Examinations are freferto all women
85 or over, all men 40 or over, and to
anyone with a symptom or "danger
signal," regardless of age.
Priorities will be sent on request
to all who live twenty miles' or mora
from Elisabeth City. Address your
request to Cancer Center Clerk,
iTTnolMt n?ntAi Fnmur CmI&t Mil
ney Streets.' ;, ,;' .V1 .-