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g'r:nan3 Countv, North Carolina, Friday? November 23, 1951.
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Ch ce . Chappell, Jr.
New President Of
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.The Perquimans County 4-H Cubs
. held . their annual Achievement Day
Exerciser .Thursday night, November
IB, at Perquimans High School. Kec
' ord books, field crops, gatden, pro
ducts, dresses, pies, cakes and various
'other exhibits were displayed in the
r high school hinch room, -V.--.
Parents and . 4-H -Club members
gathered in the auditorium, for the
; meeting which began : by Jhe installa-
tion of the 4-H County Council of
fcers. .Mrs. Nina B. White installed
' Clarence Chappell, Jr., as president
Janie Winslow as vice president and
Lina Ruth Proctor as secretary and
treasure. President Chappell presid
ed wer the rest of the meeting. Mary
: Frances Eure led the devotional after
which reports were made' on 4-IH ac-
' tivities. 4-H Church Sunday was re
ported on by Bobby Smith, 4MH Camp
by John Hill, State 4-H Club Week
by Myrtle Williams, 4-H Banquet
Lina Ruth Proctor, Farm and Home
r Electric Congress by Shirley Cure,
boys' projects by Wallace Baker,
-girls' projects by Janie Winslow and
a nummary of Perauimans Countv 4-H
. achievements were listed by President;
viarence viutpiwii, iir.
Lyman B. Dixon, district 4-H lead -
ec made an excellent talk on the aims
and accomplishments of the 4-H
! Clubs the world over. ,' ' , r
Awards were made for first place
exhibits and projects as follows:
Dress, Janie. Winslow; skirt-, Lois
Winslow- aprons, . Lois 'Winslow;
candy, Janie Winslow; pies, Lois
Winslow; cake. Ann Hurdle; fruits,
, Janie Winslow; vegetables, Joan
; Matthews; cookies, Sylvia Copeland;
yellow, corn, peanuts, r soybeans and
' garden, Clarence Chappell, Jr.; white
; corn, . T"n Howell; eggs. Titeon
f'Chat. 1, Kay Howell;' bo-vs'
. i recor' ' ion Chappell; gfrU'i
. rer' . r r well;; foods, 'Janie
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t. ,f ,- Howe; ;Hrlj
f- 1 ' Jey !
SmitSi; dress ,-fevue tMaryTTances
Eure; dairy- .foods, Annette "Proctor;
home management, Lois Violet Wins
low; frozen foods, Lina Ruth Procor;i
canning, Lou! nope no won; n. v.
ence Chappell, Jr.; H. -C State' 4
soil and water " demonstration team
; winners,' Clarence Chappell, Jr., and
'- 4hH. Countv Council (President Clar
ence Chappell, Jr., presented, on be
' half of the Perquimans County 4-H
Clubs, a Parker 51 pen and pencil set
to Earl Topping, who has resigned asl
assistant county agent as of Decern-
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' The meeting adjourned after saying
the 4-H pledge. ,
- BelvMre duh To'
i - Elect Honorary Mayor
' Members ofthe Belvidere Ruritan
;, Club, at their meeting-held Thursday,
night, November 15, voted to conduct
a mock election for the mayor of
Belvidere as a project- to raise funds
' to aid in the installation of a water
'. . svstem in the Belvidere Community
House. - " .
(Plans for the election are now ba
ing formulated and candidates for the;
' office are listed below' along;. with
;-. their campaign managers: ; vr-vQ . 1
" Csoree Winslow, as his manager,1
. J:a irowell; Clarence Chfppell, as bis
r, Elwood White; Russell Bak
f j. J's manager, Archie Riddick;
..5,... 1 "".ir'jw, as his managers,
'X C ie and J. M. Copeland. .
' I Isrs of the club: and their,
ast" ' j vr"l soon be canvassing the
cour'y 1 "7 vot- for their resper
tl' 1 ,r J kll funds -eort-
.-J ...l "t uaed for the Com-
munlty IZcuse project . t-
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. the 11 ' i service at Holy Trinity
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J" bove are Mrs. Maude Baynor Foy of Kinston, Worthy
S25 M"tro,li ""I Arnold W. Kincaid, of Kings Mountain, N. C,
" worthy Grand Patron- of the Grand Chapter of Nortti Carolina, Or
ler ofthe Eastern SUr. These officers will visit the chapters of the
First District beginning with a meeting of Hertford Chapter on Mon
day nighty November 26, at 8:00 P. M and will conclude their official
visits in this District at the District School of Ingfruction to be held
m Wanchese on December 1. AH members of the Order oY the East
ern Star are cordially invited to attend these meetings. -
os. to:i cox nasi prize wi:k;er
in SUDSCRIPTION CAT.:PA!GN
Jfrs. James Wilder SeC
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1 9nC IniM FlaCC TO
Mrs. Benton I White
The 'Perquimans Weelclv . circula-
"tinn eamnaioti rnaaA las Sohiwliin
J afternoon at two o'clock, and af'.er
' a .1. 1 . J - J i a it .
vaiciui cucvk cuiu auun 01 me votes
cast in the campaign, Mrs. Tom -Cox
was declared the winner of the $400
offered as first prize. Her vote score
was 12,725,000. '..
- Mrs. .James Wilder, with a vote
score -of 11 649,000, -was declared the
winner of the second prize of 200.
Mrs. Benton White whose vote total
was lMStj,000 won third place and
received the $150 prisa, ! , , j ; , : i.
The, next three position-were held
by Mr. Joe Towe' White .with a vote
score of 5,119,000, KI J Delia Winslow
LptMes iptaledCCiiflOO and Mrs.
j. . uoweii, whose score -was" 104,
000. . These winners- were1 awarded
bonus checks -upon commission earned
during ie campaign. -H - '
C. P. Morris; R. M. Riddick and E,
Miller actl as judges and audi-
winners, upon 'completion of issuance
of .votes on subscriptions reported last
turday. g. : y..v - y
' In -addition to the above prize win
ners Miss Julia Weston; Mrs. Carroll
WiUiams. ; Miss Juanita , Davenport,
Mrs. R. K, Lane received commissions
for subscriptions reported during the
campaign.' v '
The , campaign was a complete
success. . Not only were more than
500 subscribers added to The Week
ly's mailing list, but nearly every one
of. the old subscribers renewed their
subscriptions for another year, and
in some cases' for a longer period, of
The subscribers are thoroughly rep
resentative of the county-wide area
in which The Weekly gathers and
carries the, news, proving conclusive
ly the wide appeal The Weekly makes
to. readers throughout . Perquimans
County. - .
Prizes and commission checks, of
fered during the campaign, were dis
tributed shortly after tine judges had
concluded oth.i work of making the
final tally last Saturday afternoon.
Methodist Men's Onb
Plan Charter Night
Th.i, Methodist Mens' Club of Hert-
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monaay, novemoer xo, wira a supper
to be served at the Hertford Metho
dist Church, it-was announced today
by L C. Yagel, secretary of the club.
Mr. Yagel requests all members to
notify him of their intentions of at
tending this charter night meeting in
-order that the ladies' organization will
know in advance of the number of din
ners to fce served. ;.r '?':H:,ii.:if'-
7cJ3 Ccittcn Chappell
The wedJing of Miss -Marjorie
WentJ'Ch' on, daughter of Wf. and
"rs. J. P. '..esson of ilartffrd. and
i. .1' n", .!.im Chappell, eon of Mr.
i.JI8. 7.i Charnell of Belyidere,
took place at the Uethodist Parson-
ts m L'artford, Frjdayi November
9. 1 "1. 'Tlie rev. A. L: Chaplin, per
form 1 Co c.e-nony in the presence
cf a tsr f.-ionJj. - . . ,
vjlzo::3 to i
- fr!c Loiz, No.
will meet Tues-
Local Draft Board
Gets December Call
The Perquimans '.Draft Board has
received orders to induct one selectee
into the armed forces during the
month of December, it was reported
here today by Mrs. Charles Campenj
clerk to the board. . .
' The Perquimans County selectees
will be given preinduction examina
tions on the 26th of this month. Mrs.
Campen reported and these men have
already received orders; to report for
the examination. .!"')
I Two selectees from Perquimans left
here last week for induction into the
military, these were James W. Roun
tree and Willie Hurdle "i vi r 'i- if
-Mrs.1 Campen also stated the local
board does not have a call for prein
duction examinations for December.
The Persuimans Business and Pro
fessional Women's. Club held its
monthly business meeting Friday
night, November 16, at the home of
Miss Hulda Wood, with Mrs.-Pickett
A. Sumner as co-hostess.
' Miss Wood presided and Mrs, Sum
ner, read the minutes, Mrs. Essie
Burbage gave the. Treasurer's Report.
Mrs. Dora T. Riddick and Mrs. Sam-
ner gave reports on the District 1neet
ing and Miss Wood on the State meet
Final plans were completed for the
TB Seal Sale drive which the club, is
' Miss Wood gave a report on the
State Project, a home for retired busi
ness women, and the club voted to con
tribute, money to buy a plant to apply
on the building fund which will en
title the club's name to be on a plaque.
Mrs. Jackson accented ' individual
contributions toward the high school
band in addition to the club's contri
Mrs. Nettie Lee Caravello collect-"
ed the birthday jnoney which goes
for small favors and gifts.
.- Mrs.. Emily Harrell was accepted as
a new member.
The dinner meeting will be held
Friday night, November SO, at the
Community Building in WinfalL ,
. lViMniy 1ia autlttl 1iitiiv4tiA!HAfifaMf.
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New Manasrer Conies.
A change In managers for. Hert
ford Colonial Store was announced
here this week.- J. G. , (Bottoms was
transferred from 'Franklin, Va., to be
come manager here, while K. D. Litch
ford, who. had been manager of the
local store for several months, was
transferred to Richmond - Va,
Mr. (Bottoms, who is . native of
North Carolina, expects to move bis
family here withm a short time.
S:! new books regstved
Another shipment of new books
has been received atthe Perquimans
Library, it was reported today by
Mrs. Silas Whedbee, librarian. Among
the new editions are: Time to Re-;
member, Douglas; Weddin Annivers
ary Celebrations. Plum; luis Ameri
can People, Johnson; My Turkish Ad
venture, Burr; Southern Cook '(Book,
Thrown; The Reward of Ft&'h, Goudge;
rtrents Keen. Out, Nash; The Stead
fant Heart, Thompson and Linda Clay-
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fueling Lsst Friday
fcS Sgci At
Local Gridders Tied By
Ayden. Teant Last
i, Perquimans High School football
team will close its 1951 season on
Thanksgiving Dayr with the annual,
coiiwjbw wiui uie xaizaoein iuy ieuow are requested to use the seli-address-Jaeketo,
the game to be played in'ed envelope, enclosed with the seals,,
Elizabeth Ctty, beginning at 2 P. M.. jto mail back contributions to the
v- The turkey day game will mark the fund.
end of a successful season for Coach The chairman announced Perquim
EihFeM,5 md band of Indians, an8 ta for
Who have on seven games, lost two tu, year is $1,300. He urges the pub
andtiedone. ..- - hie to buy and use the seals in the
The Indians journeyed to Ayden last fi ht against tuberculosis. A large
Fnday night where they met with portion ot the funds raised fa
some surpne ,and managed to emerge 8eal sale is retained locally for use
from the contest with only a tie with in the f j ht inst TB Th.
the Ayden eleven. Pre-game dope is to heI n x dinicsy
had, figured Perquimans to win this. assist patienta witJl tubercufosi8
raJne . . . , . . ., , . .extend facts about the disease to the
Perquimans and Ayden battled to. 8chools md communlty.
a .14-14 deadlock, with the, Indians .
knocking at the touchdown door as
the game ended.
The Indians appeared bent for ano
ther victory as the game opened and
Jobn Morris went off tackle for a 60-
yard touchdown run, giving the In
dians a six-nothing advantage. A. L.
Lane , ran the conversion point and
Perquimans had a 7-0 lead. Late in
the second period Ayden tied the
count when Edwards passed to White
hurst f or a TD and also the extra
poin- : . . '':
Ayden. scored again in the third
period when John Cheek -crashed over
from, the one-yard line for a touch
down and Ayden converted, making
tile score 14-7 for Ayden. .
On the next kickoff the Indians be
gan a sustained march of 80 yards,
which ended when John Morris scored
the TD from the one foot line. Gar
land Walker ran the extra point, which
tied the score at 14-14.
v Later in the game the Indians show
ed power again and began to march
but was stopped on Ayden's 10-yard
tine as the game ended.
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Scent Fund Drive
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Arrangements have been completed
here for the annual drive to raise
funds to support the Boyfacout or-
goiiurovivu , "o --
nounced today by A. T. Lane, Institu
tional Representative, who will head
Mr. Lane pointed out that each year
the local Scout committee conducts a
drive to raise funds for payment of
dues to the Tidewater Council of the
Boy t'couts, and he hopes to conclude
this yew's drive within a short time.
He w ll be assisted in the work by
I. C. Yagel, Charles Williford, G..
Buck, T. P. Byrum all members of
the Hertford Lions Club, which soon
sors the Hertford troop of Boy Scouts.
A meeting of parents of Boy Scouts
will be called for Monday night, No
vember 26, tit the Court House, and
all parents of Scouts of the Hertford
troop are urged to attend. .
Solicitors, for the drive will be ap
pointed at tins meeting and details of
.'he drive will be discussed. It was
also announced that a number of mer
chants were contacted earlier this year
for contributions for the local scouts,
and as was promised, these individuals
will not be requested to donate to the
fund drive, if but they desire to con
tribute to the u fund, the contribu
tions will be greatly appreciated.
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"Mrs. Frank Bray, Chairman of the
Ways and Means Committee of the
Central Grammar 'School - Parent
Teacher Association, has announced
that an amateur program will be pre
sented in the school auditorium De
cember 7th at 7:30 o'clock. . i
. Santa Claus will be present at this
time and aH children will have a
chance to visit with Santa in person
and each boy and girl will receive i
gift consisting f candy.
The program will include sing
ing, dancing, stunts and dialogues.
The various communities represented
in the school will be responsible for
the evening's entertainment.
Mr. and Mrs. Wirth Chorv announce
the birth of a daughter, Elda Charyll,
born October SO at the Naval Hospital
in Portsmouth, Va. v
Mr. and Mrs. Elliott .Layden an.
nounce the' birth of. a son, William
Elliott, born Sunday, November 18,
at Chowan Hospital. Mrs. Layden is
the former Evelyn Long.
Durents f'scl. FrmirAvYcrd3(l fitls Of
County Cora Chzmpion On Year's Y
Annual Seal Sales
Underway In County
- The annual TB Christmas Seal was
launched, in Perquimans County on
Wednesday of this week under the di-H
rectum of J. A. Leete.
Plans for the campaign are similar
to those used last year, Mr. Leete said.
Seals were mailed out Wednesday
night to residents of the county, who
Membership Of 567
Reported For PTA
Of Central Grammar
; Chambers graduated from Weeks
The Central Grammar School Par- ville High School in Pasquotank
ent-Teacher Association met on Mon- Countv in 1944. In, 1945 he was
day night, November 19, in the school .awarded the American Farmer De
Auditorium, gree, next to the highest award of-
The meetin opened with simrina:
'Ho! for Carolina." After a devo
tional conducted by Mrs. Graham
Wood, special music was rendered by
Mrs. Eddie Harrell and Mrs. Jack
Benton, accompanied at the piano by
Mrs. Ralph Harrell. "Jesus Wants Me
for a Sunbeam" was sung by Ann
Benton and Faye Wood.
The minutes of the October meet
ing were read and approved.
Selections from, the state presi
dent s message were read by Mrs.
Thomas Maston, principal of the
school gave the treasurer's report. He
stated that the balance now on hand
amounts to $1,370.04.
Mrs.' Frank Bray, chairman of the
Ways and Means Committee, thanked
everyone for the splendid cooperation-
given in making the Halloween
Carnival a success. She reported the
net procee(fe from ms et(tertainment.
amounted to S379.35.
In the absence of E. S. White, lunch
room chairman, Mrs. Wendell Mat
thews reported that the committee
had made a survey of the equipment
needed for the new lunch room. She
stated that a close estimate had been
made of the amount needed to pur
chase the necessary items mentioned ,
in the report. Both the Executive
Committee and the PTA accepted the
report of the Lunch Room Commit
tee.. .: ' ,- -..
A letter from the Hertford Junior
Chamber of Commerce asking for the
support of the organization in help
ing to- acquire uniforms for the band
was read. The secretary was in
structed to inform the Jaycees that
the association would try to help later
when more funds were available.
The president reported that $10
would be sent to the Katherine Mar
tin Memorial Fund.
Mrs. Frank Bray and Mrs. Eddie
Harrell were appointed to complete
the work begun by Mrs. Carl Yow,
After " presenting awards to the
various rooms which were successful
in the recent membership drive, Mrs.
Eilyah white thanked everyone for the
cooperation given her during the cam
paign. She stated that the. PTA has
a total membership of 567. Of this
number 601 are parents.
Mrs. Jack Benton, urogram chair
man, announced that the topic for
the December meeting will be 'XJhrist-
mas Love." The Whiteston com
munity will have charge of the pro
gram, with Mrs. Wallace Baker as
Chairman, ' assisted ' by Mrs. Clyde
The first and second grades. Miss
Nell Wilson, teacher, won the attend
The annual presentation of the
State Theatre trophy to the outstand
ing football player at Perquimans
High School during 1951 will be made
from the stage of the theatre next
Tuesday night, it was announced to-'
day by B. L. Gibbs, manager. j s
The beautiful trophy to be awarded
this year is on display at the State,
and selection of the winner will be
made by the members of the Indians'
football squad. -
Previous winners of the tronhv are
Chester Winslow, Jack Symons, Ar
enas T. ijane and Garland Walker.
Ben Chambers Obtains
, Yield of 160.22 Bush
els To Acre
iBen Chambers, 26-year-old farmer
of the Durante Neck section of Per
quimans County, has been declared
county corn champion for 1951, hav
ing produced 160.22 bushels of Dixie
17 hybrid on one acre. A friendly
Ruritan Club com contest con
ducted in one community ended up
with this high yield, and a record
yield so far as Perquimans County is
concerned. It also surpasses all state
records reported in previous years.
This corn was grown on heavy silt
loam soil on which Irish potatoes and
cabbage were grown in 1949, followed
by soybeans in 1950. Lime at the
rate of two tons per acre, was ap
plied in 1949, along with normal fer
tilizer for the vegetable crops. The
soybeans in 1950 were not fertilized.
Before . the corn was planted in 1951
Chambers applied 5-10-10 fertilizer at
the rate of 1,200 pounds per acre.
The corn was planted in 42 inch rows
spaced 12 inches in the row. Amon
ium nitrate was used as side dressing
at the rate of 400 pounds per acre
when the corn was 18 inches high.
The total cost of seed fertilizer and
labor amounted to $67.40. With the
corn valued at the prevailing local
price of $1.60 per bushel, the net pro
fit on this acre of corn is $170.60.
fered farm bys in vocational agncul-
ture. He entered the armed services
in April of 1945 and was with the
army in Europe when he received no
tice that he had 'been awarded the
American fanner degree and free trip
to the National Future Farmer Con
vention in Kansas City. After 17
months in the army he returned home
to farm with his father. In the sum
mer of 1947 Ben purchased a farm
known as the Horton farm in Per
quimans County. The average yield
of corn on the farm in 1947 was 18
to 20 bushels. This year, 1951, Ben
had approximately 80 acres in corn
which averaged around 100 bushels
per acre. He had an equal acreage.
of soybeans and live acres f cabbage
for market. He has some 100 head of
hogs which are allowed to glean the
corn and soybean fields.
In 1947 this was considered to be a
rnn-dnwn fnrm in a poor stnte of cul
tivation. By the intelligent use of
cover crops, rotation, drainage, im
proved pasture, lime and fertilizer,
Ben is making this a good, productive
and -paying farm.
Sixteen Cases On
A bit of detective work on the part
of Patrolman B. R. Inscoe solved the.
mystery of who knocked a house off
its foundation, at Keeton's Corner
about a month ago. After his investi
gation Patrolman Inscoe charged Mil.
dred Welch, Negro, with driving with
out a license, hit and run causing
property damage, and Irving Taylor,
Negro, with permitting his car to be
operated without a license and aiding
and abetting in a hit and run. The
defendants entered a plea of guilty to
the charges and each was ordered to
pay a fine of $100 and costs. The sum
of $90 of the fines to be paid Mrs.
Marvin Benton for damages to her
. Fifteen other cases were disposed
of in Perquimans Recorder's Court on
Tuesday of this week, and included
those in which Ralph Allen, Joseph
Rauchwerger and Sam Vucilick were
charged with speeding; on pleas of
guilty the defendants each paid the
costs of court
Howard Sutton entered a plea of
guilty to a charge of speeding and
paid a fine of $10 and costs. ., -Charles
Smith, charged with driv
ing drunk, entered a plea of guilty
and paid a fine of $100 and costs,
Lamb Hill. Selma Simmons and Guy
Simmons, all Negroes, entered pleas
of guiltv to charges of being drunk '
ori the highway. Each of the defend- .
ants was ordered to pay a fine of $10',
and costs. '--.''';' 1 .' f. tV '
.dell Raughton paid the costs of -court
after, pleading guilty to driv-:
ing a truck which was overloaded.
, Alfonsia Eason, Negro, was taxed
with the costs of court on a charge '
of driving on the left hand side of the
highway..,. -: - - .
. Robert Jordan, Negro, entered a .
plea of guilty to a charge of drivinar
without proper lights; he was fined'
$10 and costs of court . -
Irvin Wanger was taxed with court
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