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The first comprehensive survey of
Nor h Carolina e primary highway
oeefs -fast porolefd' by the-State
Hir Way Ciomn !" jon-ndicates ' it
wou a take o'-er 5,000,000 to bring
decencies oil, iJbout 4,000 miles of.
road up to toieraoie iw sianuaim
The voluminous study, begun last
April and published today, shows that
lov per cem; ' ok we
Isavy--vehicles and Li;travel-
m "Tittle im-mwemep mw
'jeen mat J? be or' l'J"5t -ihe" c
--4 iu- a 1J " " . -J -J!.
iuu uf -ion wun 1 ir? uuu ip
main touay on a major percentage of
a. T f" ! xrrf-.iienry.n. joroan, jtii-nway
JUWMi wVl.w.4lowui statement commenting' on the
quataior curaeot traffic demands and
that the rati of deficiencies is grow-
The Highway Commission ordered
the $30,000 survey in, January, 1960.
Statisticians and engineers who made
it spent months Inspecting every mile
on, ithe Commission's most heavily
traveled highways. They measured
sight distance, curvature, grade, width
of bridges' and other factors that de
termine highway utility. ' . '
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survey: . .
"The Information contained in this
report has been, gathered and compiled
as a result of a $30,000 survey au
thorized' by the ' State Highway and
Public .Work , ppminission twejve
piNpr WOODS fflSWS
(Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Chartoeli 1 of
state's (primary tognways are inaae-Cartarth spent last week-end with
W. P. ChbppeU and Mr. and Mrs. Har
vey Chappell. "
Mr. "and Mis. Verne Mitchell and
E. T. Chappell of Rich Square visited
Mr. and Mrs. XL N. Chappell Sunday
afternoon.' ' ; ' , :
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bufct and
children, Tommy and Phyllis, of Nor
folk, Va., and Mr. an4 Mrs. I. C. Butt
of New Hope were recent visitors with
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Raper.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J; Raper and P. E.
study has been made on a state-wide jChaippell spent Friday in Elizabeth
basij and results, printed in 60-page pity " visited Jfrs. R. D. Raper,
resort, will serve as-a guide for fu
ture; highway construction in North
Carolina. tf -
James S. Burch, Engineer of Sta
tistics and Planning, who supervised
and dimcted the survey, states in the
report that "if currently available
funds for all construction purposes
wens concentrated on the 4,085 mike
of road surveyed, it would take from
15 to 20 ; years to' fulfill present
needs." ' " -
The report contains, maps of. each
highway . division showing those sec
tions' labeled deficient It also lists
each; deficiency county by county and
estimates the cost of correcting them.
In presenting the needs report,- the
Highway Commission emphasized that
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uite j uie myur reosuJia ur ukicw
ing deficiencies is the significant in
crease in tralffic Volume over the past
20 years in North Carolina.
North Carolina's major highways,
largely built by standards of the
1920fs, have been unable Jto meet the
demands of 1950 traffic! Engineer
Burqi says: "We have about four
time the travel, and well over double
the number of mQtor vehicles now
.that .we had in 1930. Our travel on
main highways jumped about 13 per
cent pver that in 19497? . ' 7 ,
The Statistics and Planning' Engi
neer; also points out that the state
highway system was 'initially laid out
and paved before tne era of wide and
heavy trucks and fast buses.! It was
planned only for the low volume and
low speed of automobile traffic and
attention was given to the economical
aspect rather than to the service of
Miss Christine Thatch spent Thurs
day with Miss Imogene Chappell.
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Chapptll and
daughters, Doris Fxy4rKBA UzZ6rZ2
Sirs. J. T, Chappell werfl-jjoppers in
XAUsapero i,ny. jmraay. - ,
unr Ida wTOiite Jiaa returned home
friends and relatives
Ui J. . Chappell and
jFaye "an4 rJsie,
rs. v. J. Kiaper Sun
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M is on the sick Ust
ar. na jars.
EDENTON, If. C.
- Week Day Shows Continuous '
- From 140 '
Saturday Continuous From 1:30
Sunday 8:15, 4:15 and 9:15
Thursday and iFriday,,
" MacDonaM Carey and
Wendell (Corey Playing as
iFrank and Jesse Usmes In
"THE REAMlSSflURI (RAID"
Saturday, Mrch 10 "
' Barbara Brit ton and
, 5 WiDard Parker in
. 'THE -BANDIT QUEEN"
Sunday and Monday, . v " v, f
Marcft 1I-1Z-7 . t
- ; , ' ; Jasaes IStewart and -'
Josephine Hull in "
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March 13-14' 5 " .
Glenn Ford and .
" Rhonda Fktninr in ! "
"T HE iREDHKAD AND TEE
ThHrsday, March 8-
I Howard r 7 and
' . ' Marta (t n in .
Friday and Saturday, -
" John IWk and
Laraine I -y in '
Sunday and Mraday,
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Toes." 7 1 i.'iL&l&t ',
fiWm Vim BTAIJLINGS
Wm. Earl Stallimm. mnnMii.)
of Mr. and Mrs. Wm: Bryant Stallings,
died Monday morninir at' 8 tclock at
their home in Belvidere.
Surviving besides the parents are
one sister, Ruby Mae, the paternal
grandmother, Mrs. J. N. Stallinmt. th
maternal grandmother, Mrs. J. W.
Venn of Oorapeake. - ' '
runerar services wer fniiitiirfwl
Tuesday 'aJfternoon "at" four oVfoct'ai
ithe graveside, in the family cemetery
ay we jtev. m. M. Uraveless.
.WHITE HAT NEWS "
Mr. and Mrs. Etwood Lonir of Rich
mond, Va., spent the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. Seth Cong, Sr., Mrs.
awucio, v. viarKe 01 iaansKin was a
dinner guest of Mr, and Mrs. ' Long
Mr. and Mrs. EWood Lonor and Mr.
and Mrs. Seth Long, Sr., visited rela
tives at Roper last Sunday afternoon.
The Young Married People's class
of Bearea Church of Christ met with
lr. and Mrs, WM - nrhW.l- Anl
gmesoay, v&vmg W. - '
; The -tweeting penef-with tfwtfngf
ing of ""Savior Like a" Shenhenl Tad
J fa". .The scripture reading was read
. y the .vice-preside!. Arvin HudtAnl
ter which Joshua Sutton led in!
frayer. " ' - '
v After a short business session ' the
class sang "Power In the Blood,'! and
'ptit Cartiwright gave the benediction.
The hostess served ice cream, cake.
peanuts and candy.
The -Wiliinir Workers Missionary
ISociety of IPiney ' Woods Friends
IChurch held its regular monthly meet
ing Saturday, February 24. at the
jlBelvidere Community House. The
meeting was called to order by the
president, Ann White. The secretary.
Judith Winslow. read the minutes of
Ithe (previous meeting and called the
roil, fourteen members and 1 visitor
were present. The lesson was pre
sented by the leader, Mrs. Oliver Win
Icw, from the home study book. "The
Busy Berry", followed by a playlet
given by Lois Winslow, Judith Wins
low, Avis Winslow, Sylvia Wfae Cope
land and Annu White, which Was un
der the direction of Mrs. Purvis Chan-
ilpell. For devotion the 23rd psalm
and the Lord's Prayer were used. Dur-
iing the business session Janet Chap-
pen was appointed program leader for
March and plans were made for an
Easter esur-hunt. The members sanir
Jesus Loves the Children of the
ilWorld. Mrs. Winslow dismissed the
meeting with prayer.
BUBGJESS CLUB MEETS
The Burgess Home Demonstration
Club and their husbands were charm
ingy enronainea :ontay mght at a
cmmwul Atali innii IVa Law.. m
7?''-f1lVWMr.4 Mrs. Howard Mathews.
The living room and dindncr room
were tastefully deoorated in ' sPrinir
flowers and lighted by tall yellow
tapers carrying out the club colors.
The meeting opened by ell sinxinirl
America. Mrs. Mna a. white gave an
interesting demonstration on .Soften-
jing Bard -f, t i
showed slides on "Garden. Pesta" aiwl-
talked on how lo destroy these pests.
Three 441 CMi eirls. Annie "Inth '
iLane, Joan 'jjaies r4. (AiOteltf
Proctor sang si' number of 'Donufar
songs for the club.
Games and contests were enjoyed-
with Mrsi L CL Yagel and Mrs. J. B.
iPerry, Mrs. Nina B. . White and Mr.
Josiah Proctor winning nrizes.
The club members presenlted the
Hostess a gift of appreciation.
Having assumed active managership of
Nelson's Cleaners, I sincerely solicit your dry
cleaning and pressing business.
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