.e T-:r.re figures, reported
' v Comml" -r Lugene
t i irx:a tut re
t J riJi. t j ttse Cis
'.; . I . T rr- also stat
: .:. iJ. ' l -or-Ja Tues-
-3 i r."" " f dollars,
it" 1. I -vday was
cVt 9fri ?i. rjibutthe
....c-nt reported stacks f m
j were received Tuesday and Wed-
A Senate Committee, considering
c 3 proposed in the U. S. budget, may
f 1 General Eiseiihowjer to Washing
L i for questioning .on the items Ust
in the budget for aid to European
i 'ons. BeporU from Washington
:ate this huge $7,900,000,000 pro
i expenditure will be slashed as
ome of the other budget items
.imposed by the President.
."he State Reimfclicaa. Ckfltventlon
i held in Charlotte last Tuesday,
i Senator Taft gaining a majority
le GOP delegates to the national
ention. Taft was credited with
1 f the 27 delegates, while General
L nhower was "credited with the
A report from Washington on Tues
day stated the government has advised
contractors the ban on new commercial
building will be eased by July 1. Pre-
Jng material a have., not shown up,
therefore, regulations on building; will
The Senate Judiciary Committee on
Tuesday denied Newbold Morris, ap
pointed by President Truman, to in
vestigate corruption in government,
tha wower to subpoena-witnesses and
dvaments. - Instead the committee
-approved a plan to set op an inde
pendent investigation of its own.
.its 1952 baseball season on Tuesday,
April 1, with a game be played on
Memorial Field against Windsor, it
was announced today by local school
officials. ' - - r
The schedule for the Indians calls
' for six games against Windsor, iGjafcs
ville and Ahoskie, a part of the State
Conference play-offs. - One game has
been scheduled with, WilMamston'and
Coach ElHe Fearing reported'he hopes
to arrange night games with Eden-
tori and Elizabeth City, the dater of
which will be announced later. - -;
The schedule released this week Is
- 'April 1 -Windsor, here. " - '
April 11 Catesville, there.
April 16 Gatesville, here.
April 18 Ahoskie , there. ; v'
April 22-Windsor, there. "
' Anril 9S Afcnslrfa. her.
April 29 Sub-group play-off.'- .
May 2 Williamston, there. -' , 1 1
May 6 Croup play-off , ."-''
May 9 (District play-off. .
May 17 Regional play-off. ; ,
Eastern Star To ; ' c
The Hertford Chapter of the Order
of Eastern Star will i. ve a pulroc
Installation for incomi t oLicers at
the Chapter Room in Court House,
Monday. MarcH 24, at 9:C0 P. M.
1L:s is a colorf J r i irpresaive cere-
-ny and all L' -i sm invited to
. tend. : ' - ' .
A meeting will be ItU st 8:CD T.
II- previous to tJ.o t '--H-'-on, a'.
"..iJi time plans will "be .completed
for the reception of i' I lo&dmobile
March 2Sth and Ce Vorthr M
M r ' e a r -rt of the year's
tb: ' V'oi.'
, 6 -,-.. ,1.-4. V?
' are as
t . I'mestine
. ' , '.. P. Ains-
' a, i h Cvc-man;
l, J. S. 'kk; t
'ow;, Treasurer, D.
) C. -J, L;a-'
" ',3, 1 "-'trrg-
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:s Tlj Xz'j
- New officers' for tie FTA of the
Central Grammar School were suV
nutted to the1 association at a meet?
ing held in the school auditorium last
Monday night. : Presidt will be Mrs.
W. H. Mathews; v5o president; Mrs.
Johrt Hurdle; secretary, Mrs. Delvin
Eurej assistant secretary, Miss John
nie White; treasurer, Mrs. Joel Hol
lowelL " .. '." , i ' ' .
The meeting was opened with the
group singing "Old North State," fol
lowed by a devotional given by Mrs.
Phillips Perry. A trio, composed of
Miss Edna, Earle Griffin, Mr. Ren
frew and Mr. Biggs rendered a
number of musical selections.
'.- Mrs. A." R. Cooke, program chair
man, then 'introduced .Silas M. Whed
bee, who ' spoke on the subject, of
"Social Consciousness," stating ""it
behooves us all to carry on the wort
of our socially conscious pioneers and
to realize the responsibility in mak
ing this world a better (place in which
to live." .. ..
J. T, Bigger, county superinten
dent, . announced the school's new
lunchroom will be ready for use by
the students by the 26th of ihis
month.' He also announced allotment
of teachers will not be affected by the
recent high absentee records because
of contagious diseases. v
Mrs. :C.tT.'i White, fc' solicitor for
blood donors for the Red Cross pro
gram, explained this program to the
members and urged each one to co
operate with the county Red Cross
chapter to make the program, a suc
cess. ' A ";, - ,
' Action on the- proposal for sponsor
ship of the Cub Scouts was tabled un
til the April meeting.
Attendance at the State PTA con
vention to.be held in April was left
to decision of the association's presi
aent. ;..,,. i? ,K-y-:.j.. y
It was announced the school, with
Thomas Maston, principal, as chair
man, will have charge of the program
at . the Apnl meeting. Attendance
prizes for the wee ting went- to the
first JUKI , third; grades, Miss Pearl'
White and" Mrs C per Lamh, beigf
the teacners ox ttiese aiasses.
Seventy . students at Perquimans
High School were listed on the school
honor roll at the close of the fourth
grading period last Friday, it wag re
ported by E. C, Woodard, principal,
who released the honor roll today. : ,
The eighth grade with 23 students
led the classes in the number of pupHs
winning scholastic honors and the
ninth grade was close behind with a
total of 21 students, -;r:
The honor rolV by classes, was re
leased as follows:
. Eighth-, gradepoBby: ; Mathews,
Cliffy Towe, Nancy ; Bagley, Marjorie
Brinn, i Alice i Pawson, , Janice ' Stal
lings, Ann :. White, Lois Violet Wins
low, Barbara Russell, Jimmy Cope
land, Jo Pat Stokes, Joseph, Roger
son, Judy Winslow, Pauline Wood,
Wallace Baker, William' Byrum, Gor.
don Chappell, Belmont Perry, Charles
Ward, Bertha; Chappell, Jean Long,
Sarah Sutton, LaClaire Winslow. -s
Ninth Grade 'AHce eJan Jackson,
Lois Lane, Jane Eirby, Ray Lane,
Charles Smith, Alvin Hollowell, Emi
lv White. Josenh Butt. Joseph Lay-
den, Patricia " Baggers, Ann (Burin
Clairrell, Barbara Edwards, Peggy
Harrell,. Evelyn Ann , Stanton, Ann
Thatch, Joanna Wililford, William El
liott. John Hill. - Billie OasoJi Divers,
I..'ary Frances Euro, Joan itladre, Julia
Tenth gradfr John Morris, Ann
Stallings, Jean 'C-lt, I ""8 Wrae
Morse, Leo Dafl," IIaJa ' ' ar, Til
son Chappell, Avrey Tru 1, Cath
erine Ann Ward.
Eleventh grade (Marilyn Caker,
udry Lane, Emilie Samner, JEIazel
Trueblood, Nan Ella T..Jte, .Ruth
Dawson, Faye Butt, MaUe Martin
V.T."'hoer Mollie Lu -Yeates, Billy
Cb! pt-M, Janie Window.
"TwelilJi frad Ann Bundy,
Pauli.je T ""e, Marguerite Eutler,
Nellie JO; t Jt, Irene Hunter and
Tommy -r. ..' ' ' , ?
i - ' -4'4 V"J4 1 -laWVWW'Ml
E.'Lin,; r Ted, a junior at X.JLe
Fir--t O rfi"--y was elect"'
f . " t (. , ; S' :ty for the Ad-
. t it r-nent, a new
I c. i it t.e co".tr".
Hit i f n cf I a a-1 IT.-s. D. F.
Bishop To" Visit v
Next Sunday, March 23, the Bt
Rev. Thomas H. Wright, D. DH Eis&op
of the Fiscopal Diocemcf Daaft Caro
lina, wi4 make his offkia visitation
to the local church. ' At the 11 o'clock
service at Holy Trinity Church, 3isV
op-Wright will preach the sermon
and administer the sacramental rite
of Confirmation to class of candi
dates prepared by the Rector, of the
Parsh. The public is invited. ,
In the afternoon at 4:80 P. the
Bishop will go to St. Mary Church,
Gatesvflle. On Sunday night he will
attend the first of the ''Redemptive
Life Conferences" being wild at St
Paul's Church, Edenton.
feting Arfjl. 12
Announcement was made here today
that William B, Uimstead will be the
principal speaker at the annual meet
ing of the Albemarle Electric Mem
bership Sorporation to be held at the
Perquimans High school on Saturday,
Mr. Umstead, who is a candidate for
the office of Governor in the primary
to be, held May 81, is widely known
throughout this area served by the
local REA,' and his presence, as speak
er is expected to highlight the pro
gram for the meeting.
' Directors of tiie REA are now com
pleting arrangements for the annual
meeting and full details of the event
will be announced Within the next two
weeks. - .
Ilsa Thiirsdsy p. T.I
'Mrs. Martha Ella Lamb Chappell,
68, wife of W. A. Chappell, died un
pectedly at 2:15. P. M., Tuesday at
her home in Durante Neck.
Funeral services .iffera-held at 20fr
JBjiTiursaay at tbe Juynon fun
eral Home, Hertford.
r Mrs. Chappell was a native of Per
quimans County, a daughter of the
late Benjamin and Mrs. Laura .Etta
Besides her husband, eh is survived
by two sons, WilBam Penn ' Chap
pell, of Newport News, and Hapvood
Chappell, of Elizabeth City;' five
daughters, Mrs. Laura Chappell, of
Belvidere, .Mrs. Mary "Rose Jones of
Edenton, Mrs. Helen Sumner of Hert
ford, Mrs. Nellie Perry of . Edenton,
and Mrs. Sarah Ward of Belvidere;
three brothers, Louis Lamb of Park
vine, Bonnie Lamb of Newport News
and Ernest Lamb Tyner, and two sis
ters, Mrs.-Mary Lamb of Norfolk,
Va,; and (Mrs.- Lucy Chappell of Ty
' Ervin Turner, 40 year old mer
chant of : New Hope, today announced
his candidacy for the office of Regis
ter of Deeds for Perquimans County,
subject to the Democratic Primary on
May 31. '
' For the past two years Mr. Turn
er has served as county commissioner
for New Hope township. :. He was
elected to that post in 1950.
'He has been ngaged in business at
New Hope, for himself for the past
14 years and prior to fliat, worked
three yars for the New Hope .Mer
cantile and Milling' Company. ,
He has been engaged in business at
Etta Hurdle. , . ' '
Died Tednesday A. 3Vf.
1 Mrs.' Uartha Houwtree Carver, 83,
died at 6:45 A. M., Wednesday morn
ing at her home In the Whiteston
community following a Jong illness.
She was the daughter of "the 4 late
John A. and Hannah Rountree,. and
the widotjof the late D. "A. Carver.
Hie was a to ember of the Bethany
I hoJ'.i;' Church, - -...
r Crvivi;rg are four sons John W.,
Jaw A.,1 and Leroy of Belvidere,
er d . l-t i Carver of "WilKamston;
t" - 'era, d?rs. Sarah Daker of
T k:-' - I "rs. Ufary ; Gregory .of
1 Hi,' Willie TroOman of
1 cr' l- Va.: one sister,, Urs.
. i ker of IVVhiteston, 15 grand'
and nine great igrandchfl-
C .jvr' t- an-
Perorimans County Democrats will
hold their precinct meetings this year
on Saturday, May 10, with the coun
ty convention following a week later,
on May 17, it was announced today
by (X P. Morris, chairman of the coun
ty democratic Executive Committee.
The State convention will toe held on
Thursday, May 22. The. dates for the
various Conventions, Mr. Morris said,
were, set recently at Raleigh 'by the
State Democratic Executive Commit
tee,. - Precinct meetings are usually held
at the respective precinct . polling
places -at 11 A. M., and the county
convention will be held in the Court
House. Definite information as to
time' and place will be provided in the
official call issued later by the chair
man' of the county Democratic exec
utive committee. District and state
conventions are held in- Raleigh, the
district meetings in the morning and
the state convention beginning . at
noon of the same day, May 22.
: Precinct meetings are of the ut
most importance, although they aeld-
om receive much attention from vot-
nW din.. nMuuMti. n T 1 r
uiiivo tiio wmyMiawi vaivj la will iiora a meeting wc uie nera
dominant in this state, and the party ford Methodist Church, on Wednesday,
organization stems from the precinct March 26, beginning at 10:30 A. M.,
meetings, the only chance the average
citizen has to exert any influence on
then set-up is by attending precinct
Under the Denwratic plan of or
ganisation, each precinct elects five
members of an executive committee,
with the chairman serving as a mem
ber f the county executive commit
tee. ' Precinct meetings also elect
delegates to the county convention,
each; precinct getting one delegate, and
vote) in the countv meeting for every
25 vptes cast for the Democratic nomi
nee tin the last gubernatorical elec
tion! T is the usual custom in this
courtly, however,- to allow all Demo
crats who wish to attend the county
contention to serve as. delegates!
the county convention,.- dele
are elected to the district.'and
conventions, the number of votes
;sj each' County again bentg VfStH
e vote east in the last guberna
torical election, one delegate and one
alternate being allowed for each 150
Democratic votes cast.
Seventeen Cases On
Court Docket Tues.
'Seventeen cases were listed on the
docket of the Perquimans Recorder's
Court here last Tuesday. All but one
of the" cases dealt with traffic vio
lations. Eight defendants were charg
ed with driving overloaded trucks and
seven charged with speeding.
Costs of court were taxed against
Jacob Benjamin, Sam Terreault, Jos
eph Bazzinotti, Gerald Wildeboer, Earl
MdCreecy, all of whom-entered pleas
of guilty to charges of speeding. Fines
of $10 and costs were assessed against
Richard Stafford and Harry Ballou-on
Fleetwood Wilson, James Hardison,
Robert Farris and Lanay Alexander
Daid the costs of court after plead
ing guilty to charges of driving an
overloaded truck. Fines of $20 and
costs were taxed against Durwood Mc
Daniel, Julian Woodley and. George
Stokely, each of whom plead guilty
to the charge of driving an Overload
ed truck.; A fine of $10 and costs
were paid by Kenneth Trott, who en
tered a plea of guilty to the same
charge. .." - - ' . .
James Johnson, Negro, paid a fine
of -$2 fnd costs after pleading guilty
to a charge of being drunk on the
streets of Hertford. ,
James Jordan, ' Negro, was found
guilty on a charge of driving on the
left side of the street. He was fined
$10 and costs. - y
Chappell To Retire
As 1 Commissioner
.'v'- ''.' - ' i "- '
Roy S. Chappell, a member of the
Perquimans County Board of Commis
sioners, . for ' Bethel township, an
nounced 'today he will not seek re
election .to-' the office in the coming
Mr. . Chappell,-who has served on
the Board on two different occasions,
is now completing his, 12th. year of
service to the county as commis
Two Draft Calls
For Next Ilonth
The Perquimans (Draft Board has
received two calls for the month of
April, it was reported Wednesday by
Mrs. 'Elunche Campen, clerk of the
local bo' -J. Ten selectees will be Or
dered t it' t f-r pre-indusnon ex-
amin. ' o -ft.r '.1 11 and two se-
loctei ..1 It c-tfred op for induc
tion on L.:i 12. ,
Visit l!:rc Of Red
On Air Parcel Post
W. W. White, Hertford PostmasterJ
announced today he has been notified
certain restrictions have been placed
on air parcel post for delivery to
military addressees overseas.
The order was due, Mr. White said,
to the volume of air parcel post pres
ently exceeding aircraft space avail
able for transportation of the parcels.
Until further notice, Mr. White
stated parcels accepted for air parcel
post to overseas addressees will be
limited in size not to exceed SO inches
in length and girth com) I
to exceed two pounds i v
To Hold District
Meeting March 26
Auxiliaries of American Legion
Posts in the First and Second Districts
1f 1. ... .... I ... TT
it was announced today by Mrs. Edla
Webb, president of the Hertford
Mm. E. R. Ryne, Sr., Department
President and Miss Aurelia Adams,
Department Secretary and other state
officials of the Legion Auxiliary will
be present for this, meeting.
The First and Second District is
comprised of Aurora, Belhaven, Co
lumbia, Englehard, Plymouth, Wash
ington, Elizabeth City, Manteo and
Following the meeting a dutch treat
luncheon will be served by the wo
men of the Methodist Missionary Cir
cles. T The Wnir Paul StaHings unit
has been looking: forward to this
meeting with a. great deal of. pleasure
and a large, attendance is anticipated.
IIHC3 iicm OUllUttJf
For Mrs. David Cox
Mrs. Mary Newbold Cox, 50, wife
of David Cox, died at her home near
Hertford Saturday afternoon at 1
P. M., after a long illness. Funeral
services were held at the graveside
in Cedarwood Cemetery Sunday after
noon at 3 P. M.
The Rev. Charles Wulf, pastor of
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, of
which she was a. member, officiated.
Mrs. Cox was a lifelong resident
of Perquimans County, a daughter of
Enola Elliott Ntwbold and the late
Survivors in adi'ition to her hus
band are one daughter, Nina M. Cox,
and one son, John David Cox, both of
the home, her mother, who lives in
Edenton, and two sisters, Mrs. J. H.
Vail and Mrs. W. H. Nixon, both of
R R Hollowell Seeks
preelection To Board
E. B. Hollowell, a member of the
Board of County Commissioners, rep
resenting Parkville township, an
nounced his candidacy for reelection
to the office, subject to the Demo
cratic Primary to be held on May 31.
Mr, Hollowed is. now serving his
first term as a commissioner, having
been elected to the post in 1050. .
Bobby Smith Wins
Bobby Smith, a sophomore at Per
auimans High School, won the Albe
marle Federation Future Farmers of
America district speaking contest held
at Chowan March 13.
Ten counties make up the Albe
marle Federation. Bobby will repre
sent this district in the finals at
Rocky Mount. The subject of his
speech was "Green Pastures."
PHS. Senior. Class
To Present Play
The Senior class of Perquimans
High School will present its annual
play on April 8 at 8 P. M. in the au
ditorium of the school. The cast for
the - play is composed of Marjorie
Winslow, Margaret Symons, Garland
Walker, Pauline Burbage, Irene Hun
ter, Jay Dulinjr. Robert Morris Wins
low, Clyde Lane, Amy Van Roach,
A. L. Lane and Sarah Ownley. ;
vv' MASONS TO MEET
The Perouirdans Lodge, No. 106, A.
F. & -A. M., will meet Tuesday night
at 8 o'clock.' All visiting (M aeons and
Masons axe urged to attend.
Local Committee Now
. Soliciting: Donors
To Provide Quota '
Arrangements are now being com
pleted by the Perquimans Bed Cross
Blood Bank Committee for the next
visit of the Bloodmobfle, scheduled for ,
FridaTc March 28. The Bloodmobile
will be located at the Hertford Metho
dist Church from 9 A. M, to 4 P. MV
with the county assigned a quota of
150 .pints of blood for this trip of
The blood program, now under th
e local) conimrttev
assistance sf a numl'
f Lot don
visit next ,
trged to sign
are now serving a"
ors lor the -Kltf
week. These" jw'
cards, and the v
,uo program. .l.
sN. J. .Cherry and
completed ft tour of
.onday in the Interest
V and obtaining aoHcit
to help tins county
to donate dU
the coi rty..-.
of the ,'Ogr
ors whi vjll i
gain itsT Tf-
f 150 pinto of blood
for the fcttt
ox uie JM9U VIWW
the work ire
solicitors to aid in
Joe White, Mrs.
Mm. E. A.
Turner, Ne k 1
videre; Mr y i:
Chappell, W f.
Winslow, Mis. ?
H. Bagley,' M,
G.C. Buclc, MN
Clinton Eley, k
J. S. Vick, Mri
Cherry, Mrs. Vkr
F. Ainsley an4
Hertford, f t'
R, L. Kingsbut?
Rev,'W. C, Mo4
Mrs. C. T.White,
hvin White, Bel-
Mrs. Riddick "
ley, Mrs. Harry
"iggena, Mrs. J,
n Docler, Mrs.'
a, XTmu W. C -'
man, Mrs. W."
Coleman have vdhuiucered to solicits
donors among the Colored, people of :
tne counxy. , ! v' - "
4 Mrs.'- Leete ' aimpced tevA ,J-
voiunxeer comnuiic, wwui yw-j-sisted
in the past visits of the Blood-
. ,i 1. : .1- mm-in.. . : c
nr?11 aii h arn at. thA CThlinrn
next Friday to assist with the work of
collecting the blood donations. . - .
Last Thursday Night
Miss Marion Stanland, 'Clinical
Physiologist with the State Board of
Public Welfare, was the guest speak
er at a meeting of the Hertford PTA
held on Thursday night of last week
in the auditorium of the Hertford
Grammar School. Miss Stanland gave
an interesting talk on the subject,
"Helping Our Children Grow." This
was followed by a spirited discussion
period. The speaker was introduced
by Mrs. T. P. Brinn.
The business session was presided
over by Mrs. W. C. Cherry, PTA presi
dent, who extended the thanks of the
association to -those having part in
making the PTA minstrel a success.
A nominating committee presented
the names of the following members
to serve as officers of the association
next year: W. F. Ainsley, vice presi
dent; Mrs. J. T. Lane, secretary; Mrs.
Henry C. Sullivan, treasurer. A fav-.
orable report was made by the tray
Red Cross Blood Bank pledge cards
were distributed, to be signed and
returned to the chairman, Mrs. J. A.
Leete,, as soon as passible in order
that the schedule for the Bloodmobile
visit on March 28, may be compiled.
'A number of members of the Per
quimans Central Grammar School
PTA were guests at this meeting.
County Commissioners, meeting .
here last Monday in a special session
as a Board of Equalization and (Re
view, completed a study of county
property valuations listed for 1952
taxes. N :
The Board was in session most of
the day and made a number of chang
es in., valuations as listed 'with the
list takers. It also discovered a num
ber of new houses, constructed in the -county
.last year,, as being unlisted
for taxes and these were placed on
the -tax scrolls.
Individuals having changes made
in their property valuations will be
notified as to the changes made.
. BIRTH ANVOITNCEM1CNT
Mr. and Mrs. Garland Eure'an
nounce the birth of a daughter, born
on March 8, at Albemarle Hospital. '