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Hugh A. Robertson, Perquimans
County's new WikBtfs Protector, wl
receive from the Carnegie Hero Fond
Commission a bronze medal and Cm
urn of five hundred dollara to be
paid as needed for a worthy purpose,
o be approved by the Executive Cim-
.mltttee of the Commission, .
The award is in recognition of Mr.
Robertson's heroism in saving the
lives of a mother and two children
from death by burning-, at Statesville,
, on November 11, 1950.
The letter, dated October 26, ad
vising Mr. Robertson of the award,
which had been forwarded from
Statesville, was received today.
Mr. Robertson, who is 81, is the
son of Mr. and Mia. J. A. Robert
son of Statesville. Asked about the
rescue, he said, fit really was Just
But the facts are that be was
awakened shortly after midnight ' on
the occasion and became aware of a
great blaze of light. Believing bis own
home was on fire, he ran to save his
three children. His wife was in a hos
pital at the time. Upon emerging
from bis home, he discovered that the
borne of his next door neighbor was
in flames. ""Crashing the glass panel
of the front door with his shoulder he
dashed through the aperature. vHe
unlocked the door after gaining en
trance and made his way to the bed
rooms where he awakened the mother
and got her and one child out of the
building. He then went back into the
blazing building and got the second
child. It was only after the house
had gone up in flames, which was only
a matter of minutes after the rescue,
that he realized that his chest and
knee were cut and that his feet were
painfully burned. :
Mr. Robertson, who succeeds Eldon
' Winslow as. Wildlife Protector, is
living at the home of J. P. Perry, on
Front Street " . . .
County Nears Quota
In Bond Campaign
From reports made up to. October
27, it appears Perquimans County
residents will purchase their quota
of U. S. Defense bonds, in the cur
rent bond sale, H was reported today
by R. M. Riddick, county chairman,
who stated sales through that date
amounted to $11,763.25.
This gave Perquimans a 97.9 per
centage of its goal of $12,000 set for
the present bond campaign.
Mr. Riddick pointed out that the
need for everybody to participate in
the purchase of bonds in orded for
the county to reach its goal, and he
urged individuals - planning to buy
bonds to do so immediately.
Sgt William Lewis
Is Returning Home
Soon to be returning to- Hertford
will be Staff Sergeant William E
Lewis, son of J. H. Lewis of Edenton.
Recalled to active duty with the Air
Force January 1, 1951, from the In
active Reserve, Staff Sergeant Lewis
will complete his one year of prescrib
ed service at the end of December
A veteran of World War II, with
18 months of overseas service to his
credit, Staff Sergeant Lewis is the re
cipient of the Philippine Liberation
Service Medal with-two bronze battle
stars. ... '
During his present enlistment he
was at first stationed with the 2587th
Air Force Reserve Training Center,
Birmingham, Alabama, and then
when Orlando Air Force Base was
reactivated he was sent to Orlando,
Sergeant ' Lewis' duties are as a
motion picture specialist and projec
tionist. He shows training films and
schedules all . training programs In
tLs t a lieaia
rl t to Lis recall, lewis was em
r'.oyei by the State TLsatre in Hert
ford! La ia married to the former
Nellie Butler of Hertford and they
have a daughter, Carolyn Faye, age
Llcravian Candh Tea
: The annual Moravian Candle Tea,
traditional , in Winston-Salem as the
opening of the Christmas season, will
be held December 6-8 in historic
Brothers House, Moravian communal
dwelling dating from 1768. .
Each Year thousands of visitors
find the elbow latch on the Brothers
House swinging wide in hospitality
for the Candle Tea, which is sponsor
ed by the Woman's Auxiliary of the
Home Moravian Church. The hours
are 2 to 9 . M. The Brothers House
ia on South' Main Street at Salem
Safety Committee .
To Meet Next Monday:
The Highway Safety Committee of
the North Carolina Automobile Deal
ers Association will meet in lone-
hurst, on Monday, November 19, it
was announced today by Mrs. Bessie
B. Ballentine, 'Executive Secretary of
M. R. "Bud" Darlington, Director of
the inter-industry Highway Safety
Committee will be the principal speak
er. His subject will be, "The Dealer's
Stake in Safe Highway Transporta
This meeting will be used as
starting point to promote a Highway
Safety program for North Carolina
that will be worthy of the support
of not only the automobile dealers in
the State, but all the people of North
Representing this area on the Safe
ty Committee is C. C. Winslow of
Winslow-Blanchard Motor Company,
t . , i . is u ' .ye
a commit"" x of I.J i or cer . i all
taxes co' ted fr i trl i of
1947, 194J, V7; a .J ir a tf
19 per cent for all t?-s c-" tted
from tax books of ISIS). art" r ?oA
qualifying as delinquent tax eu. .ior,
and giving a bond in it.e u.a one
thousand dollars, acceptable to Chas.
E. Johnson, County Attorned O; r.
C 'Edwards County Accou-.-..;, is
hereby directed to deliver tax receipt
books for years set out above to lira,
Jean Chappeil White for coition.
And It is further ordered, that Crs.
White, shall; make a report to. the
County Commissioners on ths first
Monday of each month for-all taxes
collected,, so long as she acts as De
linquent lax Collector for iPerquimans
On motion ordered, that upon full
settlement by M. G. Owens.' Sheriff,
for all monies collected that are due
Perquimans County and paid over to
to the County Treasurer, W. F. C
Edwards,tCounty Accountant, is here
by directed to deliver to M. G. Owens,
Sheriff of Perquimans County, the
1951 " tax receipt books for collec
tion. - '
After discussion by the local Bar,
and being shown 4hat . there existed
a need for a special Term of Civil
Court In addition to the regular term,
a resolution was duly made, 'seconded
and passed as follows:
That the Chief Justice of the Norih
Carolina Supreme Court be requested'
to assign to 'Perquimans County, a
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Kins, IVUte f2.C!; T. iP. L. ' in, U. D,
J28.C0; T. P. I .iVa, ?:;.7S; Puis
Hosr:-i, it. c, r ' -,
I16.E0; Eat N. C. Sanatorium, VZ.1l;
Hertford Kardarare ft Car 'y Co,
134.74; HertTorl Kar ' .;re U CtI't
Co., flS.62; Hertford Hardware A
Supply Co., L74; Robert Ai White,
18.40; EarreU Gas & Coal Co., S13.C0;
Pitt Farm Equipment Co., $&S; !Dar
den Bros., $7.20: Margaret S. Raper.
$85.(0; Margaret Raper, $107.15; Air!
oemarie Hospital, $166.63; I. C. Yagel,
$12.00; W. C Strowd,0; W. ,8.
Long. $43.65: Office Supply Store,
$4.02; Lynch Funeral Home,' $10.00;
C. A. Davenport, U. D, $2.50; Norfolk
s t... t no far.. - 1
. During the remainder cf
1951 I wOI not observe office
hours on Wednesdays.
A. B. BONNER, DDS
Chivalry Not Dead
Gertie: "I heard your new boy
friend is very polite."
" Bertie: "Oh yes. He has excellent
manners. Every time I drop some
thing:, he kicks it over to where I
can pick it up more easily."
At a regular meeting of the Board
I nf Cnuntv Onmmliuioners of (Perouim-
ans County, held at the Court House"!
on the first Monday, the 5th day of
November, 1951. Present and presid
ing A. T. Lane, chairman, with com
missioners R. S. ChappelL E. B. Hol
lowell. E. B. Hollowell, William C
Chappeil and E. A. Turner. Absent
none. .' ' .
E. L. Topping tendered his resigna
tion as Assistant County Farm Agent
for Perquimans County and on motion
it was accepted with regret
A petition was presented to the
County Commissions requesting that
the State Highway and Pubic Works
Commission widen and hard-surface
that certain road in Parkville Town
ship, beginning at U. S. 17, near Jack
son's Store and leading through Chap
anoke to the Pasquotank County line,
known as the nine foot brick road and
on motion the commissioners approved
this project and ordered the petition
to be forwarded to the District En
gineer with "their approval.
; On motion made and duly passed,
Jean Chappeil White is hereby ap
pointed Delinquent tax collector for
Perquimans County or years 01 1SH7,
fcr t!i3 Hfelit
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C.W(E YOUtl HD.:5 iOOfC
kaow esact the eatent of fom hmt Fana&smmlitucl
ft bat presarsd a iMsif fconsehoti Inteutaiy to Lt
your psnoasl sad hossahafl elects la &$. U wU
sae of t&asfti
tsiiet, write toStf
BertfenL N. C.
lag a call, check
the telephone U
rectory to mskf
tote yon ate call
. tour calL Bv thh
elf time fpee
service and te-f
auee ths poalilU-l
tit of aettlrt thai
- . ' wtocg total, i
TCLEraONX ft TMiESaAPrt--
TBS NORFOLK ft CAROLINA
Elisabeth Oty - Edenton . Msntee
Hertford Banbury ' i ,
O Ooes further '
White or cfowlng eotors
WKI not flake nor peel
o Washes downj stays white. ' VXT IX O.
l!:rtfcrd 1!tn!rq 6 fcGEdr,
' "Trade Herebnd Sank the Difference" ' .
-PHONEr.146 ? - , HERTFORD, N. C.
H i rfri h
. Purelube.is premium quel- ;
ity-PLUSl It's so good, it
meets all requirements
even where 'Tteavy-dutjr
oil is reoommended by pes-.
; senger car manufacturera;
It's to long-lasting it, saves
you money on tbe quarts
you cfon'f addl '
. Change over now for a .
dcmner.TOore efficient mo
tot with longer, happier
the tnre mete
Winslow Oil Co.
..1 Phone SS36 ,
HERTFORD, N. C
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EndsSateday, Nove3F i7th,at2P.R2; J
THIS IS POSITIVELY THE LAST CALL FOR SUBSCRIPTIONS IN OUR BIO CAMPAIGN
WE TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO THANK YOU WHO HAVE COOPERATED WITH
THE WORKERS HI THE,DRIVE. IF YQU HAyElNT 'SUBSCRIBED' YET, DO SO NOW!
HELt YOUR FAVORITE WIN! - V OKJ
All subscriptions deposited tn the sealed ballot
box must .be accompanied by cash, money order
or certified check for full amount to cover. Per
sonal checks positively will not he accepted. This
.ruling; will be strictly adhered to.
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Fourth Period Voting Schedule
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. . The last period terminatinjr November 17, the
following number of votes will be Issued on sub
scriptions: , " " ' " , .' " -'
cms u tL do n )
est secrecy to the nuni- j
In order to rjaintdh the ufcr.
1 ".t- ... -.'J: j -
oi Kucscnj?usn3 jurnca in ty eacn candidate the Izzt
period of The WeeMtf Jbfscriptisn drive, the race
: will ccnie to a close under a sealed ballot bb
No Bcr.ua cn Estcr:Iin cr Nc7
, No subscriptions or votes whatever
will be Sccepted through, the Campaign
Department the last period, but instead
candidates, themselves wOI deposit their
final collections ia the sealed box lo
cated air The Weekly's office By so do
1ns;, no one, not even tbe publisher," can
possibly know the voting strenrth of the
respective candidates, which precludes
any poss&ility of tavoritlsm and insures
fairness to the minutest degree.
S:::UC;V.j j,..', ..Jr.;rw....,.;f,v .; j., jf.
Sealed, the baHot box wiU be located
k in the office of The Ue 'Jy, ani wi3 re
main there until the clodn hour of the
-eampaign.-; ; ".' -
' When the final I--? iAru at- 2
o'clock Saturday, K" r 17, tie am-
psijjn will bv dedrsJ t! 1. J 4 -
subscriptions contained therein, the last"
count will begin. '
'The winners will be determined By
merely adding the" total credits as verP
fled by each candidate to those contained
in the ballot box. There win be no wait- ;
ing; no complicated count; but simply a
matter of , adding ' the vote, totals,
"'-' ' " ''6'i'.-h--Wi','j,'ik: .''-'-'i---..''.-' -I.,?
, , Out-of-town candidates should, r.ere
it is possible to do so, arrange to d -s!i
their envelopes In person in the ballot-
box. 7here this cannot be done, UlUn
containing remittance ev.o.'4 be aJ-
dressed to "Carnji! I -rtjient, r.j .
Perquimans etlly, E..CrJ. IT. C. tr. 1
plainly a.:8 "TC3 CALT J DALLC T
Eos,, i:ct to c:;z3- r
tLtLjr cire e' " be maia to r t (
ta f.-i,t'l;toK...h Cj t' t
t i f" 1 hour and H i3 a "
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