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WmJ L.J kl.U.J V - J
tf est IJcztli .
' A V
..ct of probable cause -wag
' ty Recorder's Judgs, Chas,
E. ' Jo' n, hero Tuesday following
-a fro.- -y fecpdng tfj,.the-.casi
1 tto, L. ' i n h 4Le murder of
Jvlm Ir Ivr Baser, Nl jro, of Elisa
: beth City.. ;;.'-.r-;:.;v;;;;"'!- ;.y;;':.;
Judge Johnson ordered Ferebee held
in. jail without bond, for Action at the
; October term of Sureriof ,Com v
, The charge against 'Ferebee Was
drawn ; lctt, Friday afternoon, fpllow-
.ace Thursday; ni'..t of last' -week,
near the corner of Market and Ederi
on Road Streets.' ? .n'-:
Ferebee was arrested by Sheriff
' G. 'Owens ' and Policeman W.' T.
Stiller, following; an investigation' of
the shooting; and the death of Baker.
Ferebee was arrested at his home in
Hertford ' about four o'clock Friday
afternoon, after the . officers investi
gation pointed to rereDee as tne sus
pect fat the murder case ; Later, Fere-
he was identified by three eye wit
nesses to the shooting.' .
- These witnesses, Legale Mae John
son, Bradford Eaeon and Floyd Over
ton, testified at the preliminary hear
; tag and related the shooting occurred
Mar tie Savoy dance hall between
K and 10 P. M,, s Somber. 20. 4Otw
ertoa testified he was in a car sear
the scene when Madison Mabane came
.tei the car! and- carried a girl from
the automobile.? He stated Ferebee
. was standing near", and as Baker sp-
preached he asked-Baker, "what have
you to do with it?" Baker, according
to Overton, said, "nothing,-" and there
epon' Ferebee told Baker to take his
' lands ut of his pockets .then Fere
1 staVjed shooting aV Baker, hitting
L a onfcin the right--che-,; Over
it also 4 -tjtif ied thatiT ce shot
'tn f':en be shot back at Fere-1 not later than November. l,,in view
w... MKiaTk5Ev.,,orvheiUdtsta'-tov ! Parcel
The other twd wltnes-' -.tald .about
seeing Ferebee shooting i t$;V and
how Baker fell after being hit in
the 'chest, '. - . 1 ,
Baker was taker! to the Albemarle
... .. .. . H'.i.t.n.lltf 4.1
Hospital in the Lowe Ambulance; folW
. lowing the shooting, out was pro
nounced dead on arrival. - '
Ferebee has a lone record in the
"recorder! court and only a short!
time ago was released ' from State
Prison after serving several 'years on
three counts, of which he was convict
ed in Superior Court early in the
1940b. . iy .
Announcement was made here this
week of the change in ownership of
the Hertford 0: Company, owned and
operated forvUe-. past 18 year by
J. H. Towe.
The business was purchased by
W. W. (Bill) White, who will, jftc
cording to the ar : ftcement, assume
managership of L.a l.ainess on Octo
' ber 1. Mr. White is wiiloly known in
this area,' r-vinjr-operated Joe and
Bill's Serv' i l ' n for a r mber
'of years, c lv.'- served si pos$
" matr at 1..; . -t fvr He I I two
years. ' -
The firm, un!
ZIt. White will
is Cie"'0,ncrulp of
cou.ll-.u8 to handle
Kinplaii- 'Prniicta. ' , ' ,
' Following Hie purcnase cf the firm,
Kr. Towe, r.-r'Mrhty ownor, stated he
who had F .
the years r
.vice and ;
mer.t I t.
the r-t s
r.r to L
; the company over
1 t-m that they
sl'i class eer
se from the
Mp of Mr.
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Uivzh Here .Friday
:v Coach Ellie Fearing's Perquimans
Indians - w'ijl be ut f or their third
straight football, victory of the sea
son on Friday when they play their
old rivals the Ahoskie Indiana here
on J :SiorTal Tield. fwitti game Jime
0t!-t:9,M,..:.A " '" ' . w
1..J Ahoskie game.is expected to
draw the largest crowd of fans yet
to witness a local game this season.
Word from Ahoskie is that a large
number of fans are planning to at
tend the game , with Ahoskie looking
for a win .over the Indians.
A week from hext Friday, the In
dians will play here, also, meeting the
Strong Beaufort team. This contest is
expected fcfbe a show of strength for
Perquimans as Beaufort is rated high
among tastern teams. -. . ih.
Postmaster "W White calls at
Mention to the ' fact that the pe-dod
from pctobsr 15 to.Novembet 15 has
again been designated for acceptance
of Christmas parcels for members of
the armed forces serving outside the
continental United States With the
concurrence '.of 4 the several depart
ments of the National Military EaUb
lishmeatif Mr.; White, of course,
stresses the importance of early mail
ing within fhls period as well as pro
per preparation of the packages. i- '
PareeU.destbjed..for delivery. in
Japan, JCorea and the -islands in: the
Pacific ad,.-, mailed, preferably
- AutfaM( I
ior iMavy mm aruia vmi tnumviuuitj
lerviar-in the ." hiost remote
hiOst remote areas
should be rtailed hot later than.T0ctof
ber 15. - . " -
It is necessary that all articles for
overseas be packed in boxes of metal,
wnnd. solid f iberboaxd or strong doa
ble-faced corrugated fiberboard test
ing at least 200 pounds. Each box
should be securely tied .with String
cord,: preferably by four separate
nieces, two length-wise and two cross
wise, knotted at crossings. Boxes
should obtain sufficient . cushioning
material, so that &he contents will be
tightly packed to prevent any rattling
of the articles' within the parcels.. The
size and weight restrictions for mail
ing, other domestic parcel post are ap
plirable to; Christmas parcels for the
armed forces except that limit not
to exceed 60 pounds has been estab
lished for parcels addressed for. de
liver to APO's 124. 125V 147 and
179, care Postmaster, New .York.
In addition to the usual articles nor
mally prohibited in the mails, match
es Of all kinds and lighter' fluid are
unmaUable. Cigarettes and other to
bacco products are prohibited trans
mission for delivery through APO's.. :
) Addresses must be .legible and prei
pared, in typewriting 'or ink. - W is
preferable that te outside addresses
be hand-printed directly on the wrap
pers of the boxes rather than on lab
els parted on the wrappers, , since ex
perience has shown that the labels
frequently fall off when subjected to
mninture: Mail addressed to service
men overseas should show, in addi
tion to the name and address of the
sender, ' the -aiame, including first
name, grade, service number, branch
nervice. organization. ; APO num
ber of the addressee and-the post of
fice through which the mail is to be
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tnir"J local re '
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i jtt a of enllc'.t
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A meeting-will be hld in the Court
House, in Hertford, next Monday
night, October 1, at eight o'clock, for
the purpose of determining public in
terest in the Perquimans High School
Band, it was announced today by D.
F. Reed, Jr., president of the Hert
ford" Junior Chamber of Commerce.
The meeting will be conducted by
the Jayceee, who have tinder-consideration
the question of sponsoring 'the
band,1 and hope to arrive at a de
cision concerning the .sponsorship,
shortly after this meeting.
Mr.. Reed stated that Miles Clark, of
Elizabeth City, noted for his interest
in school bands, and patron of the
famous Elizabeth City Band, will be
present to give information on band
operation and its 'costs. Mr. Clark
will also show films taken on band
performances. " 'i..v;
This meeting next Monday, will be
the second called by the Jaycees in an
effort ito determine public interest in
the local band, and in an -effort to
come to a decision over the sponsor-;
ship of the band,; as an annual pro
ject.--:.,-; - "...
Persons interested in a county band
for Perquimans are urged to attend
this meeting,. Mr.' Reed stated, inas
much as this-is the only method by
whioh the Jaycees can determine if
the project meets with public approv
al and support, .
4 ;;;r- ' . h j
County Scout Troop j
Wins Camporee Honors
Seven members of the Durante Neck
troop of Boy Scouts, accompanied by
their Scoutmaster, Williard Saunders,
and advisor,: Lesley Perry, attended
the 40th annivereary camporee, held
last Saturday and Sunday at the Old
uueff' Wood , golf course, in Norfolk,
nra.-""'vn :r---. t-ru
', Dunng thrcamooOB scouts en-
Wed a . number , 6f . contests; -and the
Dnrants Neck Boys were the" only
scouts winning si badgesV out of
WDsadbl Ifir1 chssftes. 1 The eontestsi
revolved , around scouting and includ
ed project On health,; safety,-eoTking
and checkina; in. ...
y iMembefjj- of the Durants 'Neck
troop attended the camporee were
Bobby Jones, Bill Baker, Joseph Butt,
Wendy , Mathews, Paul Wood, Pete
Morse and Cyril Allen. f .; . ;
' The scout troop is sponsored by
the Durants Neck Kuritan Club.
Ai'ait Of Town's Cooks Shows Assets
Increased Slightly During the Past Year
Total assete of the Town of Hert
ford increased $11,907.92 during the
past year, as compared with the year
1949-50, it was revealed at a special
meeting of the Town Board last
Thursday, when auditors for the town
Met with the Board to review the aud
it of the town's books.
The summary of the audit, as it is
published in this week's issue of your
hometown newspaper, shows the rec
eipts for the fiscal year 1950-51 , in
cluded these as major items: taxes,
(22,587.66; light and water sales, 84,
667.88; v ice sold, $5,010.43; licenses,
$2,346.13; beer taxes, $1,717.07; park
ing meters, $2,225.85. '
Against these receipts were listed
the following major expense items:
street maintenance, $17,950,18; street
improvement,; $9,996.26;; police and
fire departments, $12,559.87; light de
partment, $7,730:88; water depart
ment, $15,425.18; ice expense, $4,942.'
Hf bonds, botes and interest, ?ll,088. -
' James Williams, certified public ac
countant, who made the audit for the
town, told the board that revenue
exceeded expenses by $5,000, despite
the improvements carried out during
r'"t year." He also advised the
1 J tvat the valuation of property
' i t' tc s Will t wiFsase about
,.,'UC9 tliia year, making the total
valuation of property, $1,800,000,
In reply to questions asked by. the
Ejard Mr. Williams pointed out that
t xes levied are insufficient to carry
- t "neral fund end that: surplus
f. i Ce sale of utilities is teansfet
reito both the general fund and' debt
fund to meet, obligations of
lla added the town's overall budget
t-? s underspent, thus permittins; the
l ";:s for the year. . ,
1 i - iz the review of the audit
" then summariieJ the
lvUi-v2 budget for the Board, point
in? out that the entire budget calls
for er..ndltures of $12223 while ee-
t by f
. 0 r
t . jto teinorl.r,
a in good con;L.
A six months sentence, suspended
upon payment of a fine of $100 and
the condition ,that he be .of good be
havior,for 12 months, was meted out
to Albert" Holiey Negro, who entered
a plea: ef nolo contendre to . three
counts charging manufacturing of
non-tax-paid liquor. ; Holley was ar
rested Friday by Sheriff M. O. Owens
at a scene of a liquor still, located on
Little River. ' ', ,
' Other cases dsposed of by Record
er's Court, at this week's session in
cluded those of Robert Mason, Jr., and
Oscar Nixon, both of whom entered
pleas of guilty to charges of speed
ing and paid the costs of court.
Charles Gillespi was fined $25 and
costs of court after entering a plea
of guilty to a charge of speeding...
Judgment was continued until Octo
ber 23, in the case of Thomas Moore,
Negro, charged with non-support of
his two children. Moore was ordered
to pay $8 per week for the support of
the children pending the outcome of
the case. . :,v-;X.:i '. .;
Braxton Barber, Negro, entered a
plea of guilty to a charge of beingl1 the lunch hour through the
drunk and disorderly, ue paid a nne
of 5 and costs of court. 'V '
The case in which Arthur Felton, is
charged with non-support, was con
tinued. ' ':?Xt ;'
Raymond Bouf fin, Jr. was taxed"
with the court costs on a charge of
passing a car in face of oncoming
traffic. -i .'-
William Patterson, Negro, entered a
plea'of guilty to charge of reefc.
less , driving and paid the costs of
COUrt. ' :H V ! 'f":;: ' -;v 'x':'P -:', -. :.'-V : : ; V .. '
PeeMna Tom -Caught
fly Officers Wjsd. Night J
"Johq ,Allen Webb 28, Negro of j
Hertford, was arrested oy Snenti .
-MU:dM l!iaiyclock We-
day ..misrhU and, placed.:, injai
j charges of being a peeping torn, tres-
pass and carrying a concealed Weap
on. ?y; r-';-'Yi''i-:4ii-
The officers -received a call; about
10 P. M., Wednesday night to the
home of J. Emory White, being ad--vised
that a man was peeping into
the home. On arrival, the officers
circled the house and discovered Webb.
He was carrying a .32 calibre revolver
in his hands, covered by his hat, at
the time of capture.
" I- ..'tyiyyiyvwivwiwmn
Rs!ly Day Services
Sell: !!:;(! Sunday
At all services in the Hertford
Methodist Church next Sunday the
role of the Church School as an in
stitution of ..Christian education will
be emphasised. Rally Day will be ob
served in the Sunday School at 9:45.
when an attendance of 100 per cent is
sought by each class. . In each class
an offering will be taken to promote
the program of education in the local
church by the Board of Education of
the. North Carolina Conference of the
Methodist Church. ; v :
At the 11 :00 o'clock service of wor
ship, Rally Day is to be observed,
when all children and ' adult church
membership art rged to attend The
pastor, Rev. 'Alfred Chaplin has an
nounced he will preach on the Subject,
"Why the Sunday School, Anyway 7"
An Installation Service for all offi
cers, leaders, teachers and workers
of the Church School will be held at
7:30.- Following special music and a
brief talk by the- pastor, an altar ser
vice around the altar worship center
will be Conducted. vThe public Is in
vited to attend all these services.
,i Prior to" the evening meeting, the
youth of the church are seeking 100
per cent attendance at their 6:45 ser
vice of the Youth Fellowship. Miss
Ann Myers, recently elected president,
is having a special program prepared
and all youth are invited to be pres
ent j ;w'vv ;- :,. ; 4.; f : -,v
The Auxiliary of f.e TTiHiam Paul
Stalli Post" 1 1' ' wt(-n Irion
wi T 4 tt '' f" . '4-
'V. . . .-, . ... -
t..o.y v. j.
to bring a g'. c ta t i
fiven.to iL.-JuI-J v j f
SESIS S?H0iT0.1S FC.1 IM WEBB
OuiVE RQ COLUCTL'ia PETTO
Campaign Opens Today; $400 Heads Prize List
Consisting of Six Prizes; Every Entrant
Benefits , On -Results Gained
CoiEjilcte Detds On Page Five
The' Perquimans Weekly has planned, and takes pleasure today in an
nouncing the details of a sevwi weeks' circulation campaign which will be of
interest to every resident of Perquimans County. Every person who enters
the contest, stands to profit through efforts expended. vr
The reason for staring: this camoaiirn in la nut
?Laji1-1f!rtiirenwa- hundreds of subscriptions that expire during
Plais Announced For
Plans are being made' for ithe Per
quimans High School Monogram
Club's annual Homecoming Day to be
held Friday, October 5. The first
event of the day will be a parade
business district of Hertford.
The parade will feature the high
school band, floats by the student or
ganizations, and the Monogram Queen
float, on which the home room queens
who are competing for the title of
Monogram Queen of 1952 will ride.
These queens are: 12, Earline
Chappell; 11 A, Marilyn Baker; UB,
Marion Elliott; 10A, Sally Overton;
10B, Louise Chappell; 9A, Grade Lee
Eason; 9B, Ann Burke Chappell; 9C,
Eva Russell;. 8A, Alice Dawson; SB,
Annie Lou Lane; 8C, Peggy HarrelL
VStes may he cast for these queens
str stores of Hertford..'
The jecond event of the day will be
the football game between Beaufort
and Perquimans on memorial rieia at
8 o'clock that nighfe During the half
of the game the home room queen
with the moetrftes JsrOl be ?&fyr&IS,
M anday P.M.
Richarii Dillard Elliott, 79, of Hert
ford, died, at a Raleigh hospital at
8:15 o'clock Saturday morning follow
ing a . long illness.
Mr. Elliott was a native of Chowan
County, a son of the late Richard and
Martha Jane Elliott He was a promi
nent resident of Hertford.
He was preceded in death by his
wife, Mrs. Mary Alice White Elliott,
who died 6n August 28. -,
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs.
Grady G. Dixon of Ayden.Mrs. J. R.
Futrell of Hertford, Mrs. S. F. Pol
lard of Columbia; three sons, M. S.
Elliott of Omaha, Neb., R. D. Elliott,
Jr., of Williamston and Darius Elliott
of Nebraska City, Neb.; a brother,
Miles Elliott of Edenton; two sisters,
Mrs.' Bessie Brinn of Hertford and
Mrs. ' Pauline Deans of North Wilkes
boro; a half-sister, Mrs. John Q. A.
Wood of Elizabeth City; eight grand
children "and a number of nieces and
nephews. . , .-' , '
Funeral services were conducted
Sunday -afternoon, at four o'clock at
the graveside in Cedarwood Cemetery
by the Rev. Charles F. Wulf, rector
of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.
, Pallbearers were Martin Towe, Dr.
T. P. Brian, G. S. Skipsey, V. N. Dar
den. W. Hr Oakey, Jr., and Melvin
G. Owens. . y , ,
At Mt Sinai Church -
Friends and former members of Mt.
Sinai Church and Sunday School are
cordially invited to attend Homecom
ing Day, September 30th. The services
will begin at 10:45 o'clock, and the
hiarhlieht of the occasion will be the
dedication of the -recently completed
Sunday School rooms. Preaching the
dedicatory sermon will be a former
pastor of the church, the Rev. D. P.
Brooks of LexingtonS, N, CV Special
music will be rendered in morning and
Lunch will be served picnic style on
BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT ,
' Mrv and Mrs. Carlton Layden of
Hobbsville' announce "the birth of a
son, Reginald Carl, born. Monday,
Setemr 17. at Albemarle HoPpitaL
Krj. r 'ti is the-former Jliss
Joyce 1 2. . . '
1 i..Lvk '.
ww next xnree montns. The drive.
aside from aiding us to gain this end,
will also place additional money in
circulation in this trade territory, for
with this announcement The Perquim
ans weekly is seeking campaign work
ers in every section of this trade ter
ritory to solicit new and renewal sub
scriptions. The big feature of the
campaign is that every worker will be
paid daily commissions of twenty per
cent on all subscriptions sold. It will
be an easy way for many individuals
to turd their spare into cash. Each
worker will receive one dollar out of
every five collected.
$400 First Prise
In addition to the daily commis
sion checks, The Weekly has planned
six awards to be given to the six
people who excel in the campaign.
To the person earning the highest
number of votes in the drive, we will
award $400 in cash; to the second
place winner, $200 in cash; third
place award will be $100 in cash;
fourth prize winner will receive in
addition to the 20 per cent commis
sion, a bonus check for 40 per cent
of his or her total earnings for the
entire campaign, rait place winner
wHl receive a bonus check of SO per
cent of her total earnings and sixth
place winner a bonus check for 20 per
cent of her total earnings, The very
least any person can earn is one dol
lar .out of every five reported to The
Want Workers New . v
liqitr .to begin this work immedi
ately. '.It wahta workers in, every sec
tion of the trade territory, and those
of you who want to earn extra money
are urged to call at The Weekly of
fice today and enroll in the drive. The
Weekly will furnish all workers with
complete supplies needed. ;
The way to enter this campaign is
easy. On Page 5 you will find com
plete details ' of the drive set out
You wHl find an entry coupon on
Page 5. Fill it out and mail or bring
it to The Weekly office and you will
be on your way toward winning a big
cash prize. After you have entered .
the drive and secured the necessary
supplies, all you do is to call on your
friends and neighbors ;' and secure
their subscription to The Perquimans
Weekly for a period of not less than
one year nor more than, five years.
On entering the campaign you will
receive 5,000 votes. You will receive
another 100,000 for reporting at least
one subscription with 24 hours.
Each, subscription sold counts so
many votes, according to the sched
ule found on Page 6.
The Perquimans Weekly is con
ducting this circulation campaign and
the editor will have complete charge.
The campaign office will be open each
day from 9 A. M., until 6 P. M. Af
ter reading the details of the drive
on Page 5, come in and join the fun
by entering yourself as a candidate
for one of the big prizes. Here is an
opportunity for you to' earn -extra
cash. Enroll in this drive today.
Funeral services for Isaac Ander
son White, who died suddenly at his
home here on Thursday morning of
last week, were conducted last. Sat
urday' morning at 11, o'clock at .the
Hertford Baptist Church, of which he
was a member. The pastor, the Rev.
C. W. Doling, officiated.. "
- Mr. White was a -native of Per
quimans County, the son of the later
Anderson and, Wzzie. Williams White.
His first marriage 1 was to 'Geneva
Keaton, who . died many years ago.
His second wife was the former Mat
tie Gating. Surviving, in addition
to his wife, are one 'son, Robert A.
White; four 4 daughters, Mrs. Boyd
Collins, Mrs. N. C Barefoot, Mrs
Kermit Cowan, Mrs. H. A. Ruddock;
three sisters, Mrs; Lena Sutton, Mrs.,
Josephine - Phillips and - lTrs. Sidney
Madre several rrandchilJia and one
E - ' " - 'c ve j ren-deril'