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yciumo XIX. Number 24.
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flEcrd, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday. June 20r iQfi?
Adoption Of Budget Ex
pected At Meeting To
i Be Held July 7th C
rerquunana County's tax rata for
the fiscal year 1952-0.953 will remain
tne ?i.80 per hundred, dollar val
uation rate, ag was the case last year.
M Alt Basil . 1 - ... '
.wuuuig xo a proposed .midget pub-
1? ln hi i88Ue Weekly by
the Board of County Commissioners.
Adoption of the budget for the fiscal
year, which begins Julys 1, is expect
ed at the regular meeting of the Com
missioners scheduled for July 7.
- A number fohanges have been
made in the hudse. mij
last year, but by tsanrfentog part of
e levy from one fund to another
tne Board proposed to retain the
same rate. - ...
The general county; fund, 'and its
affiliated funds, such as health de
partment, fire warden, farm and home
gents, and hospitalization, will re
ceive five cents leas of the tax rate
new year than, was placed in these
funds last year. The drop in this
levy was from 51 cents to 45 cents
?; for the coming year.
v The Poor Fund, of which operation
- of the county home is .the major item
, ; in the budget, will have a two-cent in
, - crease in its levy during the coming
year. Last year this fund received
- , 10 cents from each $1.80 collected and
next year t win receive 12 cents from
' . the levy. -
Largest increase in any single item
I i of the budget waa that in the Debt
service xxaad, the sate for this fund
next year mill be 70 cents as com
pared to 65 cents last year. The 15
cent increase was taken from the capi
. - tal outlay fund, for which there will
be no levy next year, and this increase
s will enable the county to pay off
du,uuo in bonds, due next May with
out an increase in the tax rate. The
bonds were issued some 20 years ago
for the use of the Hertford graded
cuwr r-- payment was made on
' l.ee cerrts was added to the levy
, ior ine general senooi rend, Which iwill
an increase from 30 cent for this
iej-rtmentto 3 cents during th next
. xV' I t ;- a
tu, uu&ftim eing added to old age
, tuNtiBuuice,ana xaxen from aid fctf de
pendent children and one -cent was
added to the levy for welfare admini
'. stration. i ' tir :
The overall budget for the; county
cans lor expenditures totaling $236
268.00, while anticipated sources of in
come other than ad valorem taxation
: amnnnta a ,i no aso Art 1
w r'vnlug.uvl leaving' a to
tal of $126,000.00 to be raised through
.;. ' taxes. ,.- .
A total of $12,531.00 is anticipated
from various sources for use in the
general county fund, $20456.00 is ex
pected from outside sources for the
school fund and a total of $75,591.00, ,
""i "u xcuertu, tKiuxces is ex-
use Ay the welfare de-'
It is announced that a, special ser
vice will be held in the new chapel ot
the Twiford Funeral Home, Sunday
afternoon at 8 o'clock, when the chap
el will be formally dedicated to the
memory of W. G. Gaitiher, Sr., and
wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Wood Gaither.
and Miss Helen Wingfield Gather.
The Rev. Charles F. Wulf. rector f
Holy Trinity Episcopal. Church, will
conduct the Bervice, assisted by the
Rev. A. L. Chaplin, pastor of the Hah
ford Methodist Church, the Rev. Chas.
w. uuoing, pastor of the Hertford
Baptist Church and the Rev. A. W
Price, pastor of the Hertford Assem
bly of God.; The funeral home is the
lor.nor vraitner residence.
The public is invited to attend the!
m Ph: ids
Dies In Jlospitctl
Mrs. Mary Josephine White Phsi.
lips, 77. died Saturday mom i Tier nfc
10:25 at the Albemarle Hospital, af
ter an illness or three months. ;
' 'Funeral services were held Monday
mwrawn at O CkJCK aft tn Aaamn-
bly of God in Hertford, with the pas
tor, the Rev. A: Wj Price, officiating,
assisted by the Rev. .G., Wr IBurkhardt,
vx ciusiioein, ana. ,Durial, was
made in Cedarwood Cemetervi' s
Two selections,1Beautjlful Robes of
mte -, ana -xiood Night and Good
Morning, were sung' by the choir.
The nail was of red mws. vtiita
i ,. . - :rr
giaoion and baby's breath. .
Pallbearers were E W. JbVonn
Mathew Smith, Marshall White, Em
mett Long?, Roy Chappefll and Charlie
Wiite. :. v-;,..;.;--',. . ,
- Mrs. Phillipa was a natdv and life
long resident of Perauinuans
a daughter , the late" Anderson and
Lucy Williama White, aril h
of Samuel C Phillips. She was a
member of the Greenleaf Assembly of j
BTl) At DL'Idtfs
Bridge Jirly Slit
The executive committee has an
nounced the time of the annual Train
ing Union meeting for the Baptist
churches of the Chowan Association
as July 8 and the place as the Bai-
laros JBrldare Baptist Church.
A very interesting and nelpful pro
gram is being planned for the two
sessions of the meeting. The afternoon
session, opening at 8 o'clock, wili be
oevotea primarily to the traiirinir
program oi worK mgn-iigbted by de
partmental conferences and a closing
address by former AesociationaL Di
rector, the Rev. F. A. CuthrelL ,The
night session will open at 7:20
o clock and the program will be of an
inspirational nature climaxed by an
address by Dr. F. O. Mixon, president
of Chowan .College. There will -i
many interesting features and a va
riety of music. The music . of the
f.Ll Travel tooad
Two Perquimans Cnuntv mmi nWii
travel abroad this summer, and not
only- will attend thA FVinH wnw
Conference. in England, but will visit
various places of
y f111 11 also tour France, Belgium,
--....u, uwitenna ana irniany.
t Miss Pearl White nt iwwfrfn -m-ii
sail from New York on the SJS.' Na
thalia on July 3. Mrs. Brh ssmiti.
White of Belvidere will make her trip
by air and will leave New York on
July 20. w
While the primary objective of the
W w w attend the World Friends
Conference, which will convene at Ox
ford, England, on Julv 28. wim.
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xnrougn August, the particular
group or -a persons of which Miss
Pearl White is a member exroect to do
quite a bit of sight-seeing in the vari
ous countries mentioned.
ferm Taint Act
Of Home Ownership
4 lfty-two make up the delegation
f the North Carolina Yearly Meet-
meeting will be under the direction fJis ? nen; which includes the
ir- r( . ... . . . i reraaimsna
Miss Carol Jean BizzeD, Minister of
Music at the BlackweU Memorial Bap
tist Church in Elizabeth City. . .
The program includes a vesper ser
vice, an old-fashioned picnic supper
ana a period oi directed fun and fel
wwsmp on the church grounds. (Local
training unions throughout the asso
ciation are beginning now to make
pians tor this annual meeting and the
public is cordially invited to attend
Mrs. Ollie Lamb
Dies In Hospital
u ojuiiim jstatim;g m Kemden, and
vasma wiliite of Hertford: fom. na
i-awups os auaiowotoan, ML, S.
C. Phillips of Westfield, Jtfaas B. S.
riuuros OI jaCKSonville. ,. SHa.. St. T
Phillips of Elizabeth atv: tmo sis.
ters, Mrs. S. T. Sutton and Mrs. Lucy
Madre, both of Hertford; one brother,
T. S. White of Hertford; 14 grandchil
dren and three great grandchildren.
aim we iuiiowiuz sten cnHorcn- mm i
itseuian Williams. Mrs. Osear Prnr
MKK mmps, Charlie EhiHinn nA
A.ouis Phillips, all of ' PernirfmnTi.
pected ; for
"I have been sitting on this bench
for quite a while. It ha been my ex-
penence taat tnere have sometimes
been patrolmen on that stand whose
statements could not be believed en
tirely. But .never in all my experience
imve i zouna a statement made by
Mr. White on the stand to be untrue."
So spoke Recorder's Court fridge
wanes a. jonnson of Robert A.
White, pohce officer of Hertford, who
. had been on the stand testifying in
connection witn a case being tried.
Robert White has been on tfi doIiVa
force of the Town of Hertford for
Assistant Home Agent
Reports For Duty
Miss Carolyn BSggerataff, the Hew
T" ' 'mt home agent for-Perquimans
a. J Chowan Counties," took over her
rew duties in Perquimans on Mon
day. - ..,'..-
The new assistant agent, whose
Home is at Shelby, and who is a erad-!
uate of W.C.UJNXV Greensboro, suc
ceeds Miss Kimsey Perry, who - re-
"i to become home agent in Per
3 upon &e Koignafcion of Mrs.
a jb. wmte.
.naa Biggerstaff works alternately
week an Perquimans and one week
3 Fcri--r Vi:i
The Rotary 'Annes were
guests at the regular meeting of the
Rotary Club at the Hotel Hertford on
Tuesday nieht with
T...1. v. .. - . .. .
A.anoy, presiding and acting as
Tn. Tt . ttt .it M
uo my. ,nanea tv wuir pro-
nouced the Invocation after which
the guesta of honor were wlcnmpH
ley the president.
Following dinner the Rotarv Ann.
ana omer guests were presented
A music Proaram inclnderf ninnn ao.
lections by Miss Patricia Biggers and
vocal solos by Miss Janet Yagel, with
Miss . Kate Blanchard accompanying
"Kngo was nlaved Kh C. ip
Morris wihninir the mud
cumr uim ra AiasKa was shown.
TheKotary Annes present were
Mrs. W, IF. Ainsley, Mrs. A. B. Bon
ner, Mrs. Jack Kannir. .Xf p a
Monds, Mrs. A. W. Hefren, tMrs. C. P.
Morris, Mrs.. C IA. Davenport. Mrs.
C Sullivan. Mm. Charlaa V. wif
vaaries nenc, ours. V. (N. Darden,
Mrs. K. U Hollowell and Mrs. C. R.
Mrs. Ollie Eunice Lamb, 44, wife
of Ernest Lamb, died at 2:20 P. M..
Friday, June 18, after a long illness,
at we uiowan Hospital in Edenton.
Funeral services were held at the
home in the Channell HiU
Dunaay arternoon at 3 o'clock, with
the Rev. Mrs. Bertha S. White, mo.
tor of Piney Woods Friends Church,
umciaung. -,i ne uid nagged Cross '
and "Does Jesus Care" was sung by
the choir. .
The casket pall was of Easter IHies
and red carnations.
Pallbearers werT Carlton OiannAn
Milton Chappell, Louis Roy Lamb,
aiaxey uamn, xaarvin Raby, Haywood
unappeii, cennie Jioy Lamb -anrf
Mrs. Lamb was a native f PtL
quimans County, a daughter, of the
late John and Nancy "Boyce.
ISurvivors, in addition to her hiw-
band, are two brothers. Charlto Bovea
of Detroit, Mich., and Willie. Boyce,
wx x-rquiman8 vunty; two sisters,
Mrs. Lizzie King of Elizabeth City
and Mrs. Mary Lilly of Whfteaton.
Several nieces and nephews and the
roiiowing step-children also survive
mrs. Daisy Lamb and James T.nmh
both of Philadelnnq'ijL- Pa onH T
x. . j n r wuwi uirwui
trover, Alvah and Thomas, all of Per-
lisp District 4-H
) to de il";e
), owner a"l
', v vo is cc
r; "'. r cf I'ar
1 t l's I'd tt
l 1, LIIe Fear-
of r.- ,:".-(
. ov fij r" t
Jir.-e Rules On
The- matter of custodv of the
DeFabio children, which has been be
fore the court for some timej was rul
ed upon by Judge Clawson L. Wil
liams, holding, courti u Pasquotank
County on Tuesday. . . -
Judge Williams affirmed the iudir-
ment of the Juvenile Court f
county placing the three children In
ie custody of the Welfare Depart
mnt.of Dare,.' " 5 ,
he DJHios. Frank nH hi mtfm
xuw, objected to tne decision and ex-
tOUIt. ijJCty dava .WM ailimnrAii
crare and serve cse on appeal and
13 V : if fop preparing and
- f' ' J and slwtaments
of . t
Ihe Northeastern Ncbto Tiwvt
4-H Club Federation was held at Perl
quimans Training ISchooI, Winfall,
inursoay, June 1Z, with representa
tives from 18 counties. Mamie Keid,
Senior 4-H Club roresident. nrwriHed.
The service opened with the group
aiuguig -America." iKev. rr. w. Cole
man, pastor, of St Paul A. M P!. 7Ann
Church, gave the invocation. Mr. J.
T. Biggers, Superintendent of Per
quimans County JSchooter welcomed
tne group to the school, ;after which
wuuara foreman, an active 4-H Club
member, sang "Because." Mr. 'A. T.
Lane, chairman of. the county board
of Commissioners, welcomed the group
to the county. The morninsr session
was centered around contests such as
Boys and Girls' Demonstrations.
Dress Contest and Judsinsr. Tho, riife
judged poultry, eggs and canned pro-
aucis. rrne (boys judged poultry, dairy
animals and beef animals. The after
noon session was concerned with the
(OHOWinflr activities: recreation. A
uving Picture Show," given by ihe
4-H members who at that time styled
their, dresses, and awarding of prizes.
ine results of the contests were as
follows : Grand Chairinfon ImTtiW
ouoa, rerquimans bounty. iDairv
rood Demonstration: 1st Perouimano.'
iwj nil. - 1 '
"a x-xro, ana ara xNorauunpton. Bread
making Individual Demonstration; 1st
mujon,, znd ierquimana, and 3rd
Franklin. Breadmaking Team Demon
stration; 1st Edgecombe, 2nd Pitt, and
8rd. Perquimans. Boys' Demonstra
tion; 1st Edgecombe, 2nd Gates, and
3rd Vance Girls Judging; 1st place
i-ogecomDe, znd Ealifax and 3rd Per
quimans. Boys Judsrlmri 1st IMifa.
i2nd JSJorthhampton, 3rd iKartiny and
an rerquimans. ojress Contests: Long
Party .Dressj 1st Mamie R. Leary
Pitt Cvimty. 2nd tVancM JImnrfiA .
W5BI vance, 3rd Dorothy C,1
dele&ratpji 1 ' KuwoaAntiM.
Up River and Piney Woods churches,
respectively, and some 900 neWntu
from the world over are expected to
attend the conference.
Mrs. Bertha Smith White, Who is
pastor of the Piney Woods Church,
will be accompanied by her grandson,
Jack White of WinstonJSalem. She is
particularly desirous of attending this
conference, which is the third on.
ever to be held, and she has attended
the others. The first World CW,,
ence of Friends was held in London,
England in 1920, the second in
Swarthmore, Pa., in 1937.
. Word was received in Hertford Sun-!
dav of the dentn hv t
f "j wvniuuv JL nvy 1
Eds-ar Hoffler. n ri TAwT. ft;" I
----- vmiii .cbkjr v 1.1 iter
ijt the U. S. Navy, and son of Mrs.
W. E. Hoffler and the late Mr. Hof fler
of Hertford. j
f While there were no details in the
talegram to his mother from
Aander of the U. S, Naval Receiving
v ocavue, inasu., jt was
stated that the young service man was
drowned when he fell from
there, and that a letter would follow. .
xuunx woiiier lhaa been in h Voir
since 1939, and was on the Battleship
West Virginia when that Jh in tna or
bombed at Pearl Harbor on December
7, 1941. He also saw service at Oaki.
nawa and at other nointa ir, tn iPo
cific throuirhout the war witllnnf Biirr.
hfering major injury.
Surviving an addition to his mother
wixe, airs, wace Vlara Hoff
ler, and two daughters, Dianne and
xvraanne or Brooklyn, N. Y.; four sis
ters, Mrs. Thomas W
Jim Bass and Mrs. Tom Cox of Hert
iora ana uurs. Uasper Meekins of Eliz.
abeth City; four brothers.
ard Hoffler of Columbia. S. O w t.
Hoffler of Richmond. Va.. Jamea Maul
roe Hoffler of Portsmouth Va oW
T 1- tT .
lacs nonier 01 UHanteo.
Funeral services will iha noii
day, June 24, at the W. Theodore Lutz
Funeral Home, 808 Fdrst Ave., Brook
lyn, N. Y., and burial mrili J in
n..- , trn. .7 . ' "c
yirua mil iNationai t'emeterv at
evergreen liills. Brooklvn. witi. ,n
DRY Club Meets
With Mrs. Dail
The Perquimans Business and Pro.
fessional Women's Club met with Mrs.
Mattie U. Dail in Durants Neck, Fri
day night, June 13, for its regular
monuuy ousiness meetimr with Mr.
Gladys Perry, co-hostess.
tion rooms were adorned with homxH.
rui arrangements of summer flowers,
t Miss Hulda Wood Presided over ron.
tine business matters in the absence
of the president. Mrs. Alice M. Towe
reaa tne minutes and Mrs. Essie Bur
bage gave the treasurer's report.
The club voted to bur a 825.00 bond
to aaa to me Allie TruebTood Kdii.
ftoa tt wuu alia iurs. ' hvb imm
. . . . . " - "
eiectea delegates to attend h. stao
Convention of the North Carolina Fed
eration or Business and Professional
women's Uubs. Inc.. to be htHA at
otei wasnington Duke, in Durham,
June 20, 21, 22. , Miss Wood will
serve on the Credentials Committee.
After the meetino- adi'mimad
hostesses served a sweet course 'with
attractive decoration nsinn- tha lnh'
colors, green and yellow with the let
ters orw on we brick ice cream.'
Those present, were: , Mrs. Dail,
Mrs. Perry, Miss Wood. Illlra: rv
Mrs. Burbasre. Mm. Viola
Mrs. Emily T. Harreir, Mrs. Roxanna
C. Jackson, Mrs, Claire H. Murray,
Mrs. Pickett A. Sumner, Mrs. Net
tie Lee Caravello and Miss ' Kate
Blanchard. Mrs. Howard Hunt at
ihe Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant
act was passed in 1937 to help ten
ants, sharecroppers, and farm labor
ers climb the asrncnltnral ladHar n
ownership. In 1946 Congress en
larged the program to help owners
whose farms are too small or are not
sufficiently developed to provide them
a good living.
The law provides 40-year loans for
farm purchase, at low interest rates,
to those who are unable to obtain
adequate credit from other sources,
War veterans with agricultural ex-
perience who wish to become farmers
now nave preference, under the law,
for the loans.
Some Farm Ownership loans are
maae irom money aDoroDnated hw
1 . . - - -
vongress. utnera are now made from
funds advanced by private lenders and
insured by the SParmera Hon Ad.
ministration. The same general stand
ards as to land values and farmer's
eligibility are followed for both kinds
of loans, but insured loans are made
to applicants who have a 10-per cent
down payment or a 10-per cent equity
hi uieir larms.
If you are a veteran, or a farm ten
ant, sharecropper or farm laborer, or
the owner of an Inadequate or under
improved unit and cannot th
creait you need from any other source,
you are eligible to apply for a Farm
Ownership loan. Also vou mnat ha o
cmzen or tne united States.
If your application
should select a productive family-type
farm; that is, a place you and your
xainuy can operate without using out
side help except in planting and har
vesting seasons. The farm should be
large enough and productive enough
w enaoie you to earn a good living,
pay operating expenses, taxes, and In
surance, and meet your other obliga-
biuus wane paying lor it.
If you already own enourfi acroo hut
need improvements such as drainage,
raiaiiK, cieannsr or rencinc. or naod
to add or repair necessary buildings,
x-nn development loan may be oh
tained for this purpose. If the farm
you own is too small, you may obtain
a Farm Enlargement loan ito buy ad
ditional land to meet the requirements
xor a lamiiy-type unit. ; , v
Congress made an exception for dis
abled veterans. !A veteran receiving
iiciwuu jb euguDie ior a
loan to buy. -enlanre or imnmir. a
r ... -
iann- wmcn may not measure up to
the usual requirements for a family,
type unit. But it must be suited to
his farming capabilities and provide
enough income so that when he com
bines his earniniTs and his nenainTi
he , will be able to pay , his expenses
ana maxe tne loan payments.
A person receiving a Farm Owner-
owl? wan is ooxigaten to follow
system 01 farming and methods of
farm and home management that are
successful in the community and are
approved by responsible research and
f arm Ownership loans are made for
4U year periods. However, if von
could get your loan refinanced at any
wie arter it was, obtained at the
rates and terms prevailing in your
community, you would be required to
do so. The interest rate on a direct
loan is 4 per cent. The rate for an
insured loan is 3 per cent plus a
per cent annual morttrairB insurant
charge. A first real estate mortgage
on the farm is given as security for
cimci a uiixci or an insured uoan.
Busy Session Of
New Ag Teacher
For Local School
The election by the Pewuimans
High School Committee of Joe Lee
Tunnell as vocational agriculture
teacher on Monday night was confirm
ed by the Board of Education in spe
cial session Tuesday night.
The new teacher, who is 36 years
old, is a native of Swan Quarter and
was graduated from N. C State Col-1
lege in 1938. Since his graduation,
except for the rears that h served in
the armed forces, during World War
II, he has taught' the vocational agri
culture course in the Weeksville High
School. , . ,
' Heiwill assume his new duties on)
wuijr x,.8ucceeuing Vr. h. 'OUOK.
Two Hertford Girls
At Girls' State
Thirty days, to be suspended noon
the payment of a fine of 125.00 and
the costs of court, was the Judgment
Of Vnarles E. Johnson. 'Rpi-nrdAr'a
Court Judge, Tuesday, when Julian
Harold Broughton was found m.v
of speeding and failure to stop at a
Madison Boone. Nearo. was son. '
tenced to 30 days, suspended upon the
payment or a 510 fine and court
costs, upon being convicted of being
mi u..& aim uiHoraeny on tne street.
. ine greater portion of the session
was taken up in the trial of snniii
Banks, Negro, who was found guilty
x urivins an automobile after his li
cense had been revoked, and als
simple assault uoon hi wif Rmir.
had been charged with aanl ,;tk
The defendant's wife, Onella Banks.
swore out the warrant charging as
sault with a deadly weapon, and when
Sheriff M. G. Owens made the ar
rest he learned of the matter of driv
ing a car after his license had been
revoked, and charged him with the
The court found the defendant guil
ty on both counts. In the matter of
assault, judgment was continued upos
wnuiuon mat ne be of good be
havior for six months.
On the driving without license count
he was given six months on the roads,
i,fuspended upon the payment of
a $200.00 fine and the costs.
Robert Harrell, who plead guilty to
being drunk in a public place and
assault on an officer, was given thirty
days and fined 50.00, both suspended
upon the payment of the costs and
06 g good behavior for 30 days.
The following defendants plead guil
ty to speeding and were taxed with
the costs:-James William 'Stewart,
Oerald Richard VnJrfu nro.-- j.7
iSchnaper, Thomas James Viola, Lin-
ZS t a,eB Everett' Mrion Eliza-'
beth McKenna, William Clifton Hal-
y, xNegro, Kuth Marie Reed, Ro--land
K!idy' JoTBfl,bb3r,Twitty. Negro,
tS'.r,. W'C "eKro' t,ynn Hootman,
William Thomas Clifton, - Willian,
I'rancis Bymei- L. Junior James'.
James R. Smith plead imiltv
ing an improper muffler
fine of $10 and costs.
Ray Modlin submitted to the charge
of no operator's license and with im
proper muffler and nid a .
J35.00 and costs.
The following defendants plead guil.
ty to over-axle limit. anH rou xi. r ..
Jack V. Allen. A. W n .
Wardsworth Simon, Negro, . A. Deal,
Clarence Elwood Wirts, Albert Ded
rick, Walter Racious Riddick, Negro,
James Louis Nowell, Negro, Bill Jor
A nol Pros with lenva ro.
- v. nMa voacu 111
the case against James Skinner, charg-
For Area Teachers
: Misses. Nan Ella White and Mabel
Martin Whedbee. who were selected to
represent Girls' State this year and
who are ' sponsored by the Woman's
Auxiliary of the William Paul Stal-
lings Post of the American Legion, are
spending this week at the Woman's
College of the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro, where Girls'
otate is in session. ;
Miss White is the daughter of- Mr.
and Mrs. Charlie White of White
ston. Miss Whedbee is tha dauirhtr
A workshop in rural electrification
for sixteen vocational agriculture
teachers from Martin, Washington,
Tyrrell, Gates, Chowan, Perquimans,
Pasquotank . and Currituck Counties
will be held at Perquimans County
High School, Hertford on June 20.
27 and July 11, it has been announced
by T. B. Elliott, District Supervisor
of Vocational Training.
similar four day programs of in
struction will be given at 21 centers
tnrougnout North Carolina during the
"The tremendous expansion in the
use of electricity and electrical equip
ment by modern farmers, and farm
labor shortages during recent vears.
has brought the need of a new techni
cal skUl to the farm," Mr. Elliott
said. "This need is being met to a
great extent in the state's rural public
high schools where farm boys have
the opportunity to study vocational
agriculture. The workshop programs
are aimed at improving the knowledge
and skills of the vocational agriculture
teacher which, in turn, will be bene-
iiciai to Future Farmers as well an
fthe adult farmers of. the state," he
saia. 4." : v...- . ' :: -.. - .,
The State Department of Public
Instruction, the Departments of Agri
cultural Education and .Agricultural
Engineering, N. C. State College, and
the power companies operating in
North Carolina are cooperating to
bring the in-service training program
in rural electrification to the teach- '
era. Power company personnel will
give practical training in maintenance ,
and repair of electric appliances and
wiring systems, and planning the wir
ing system for the farmstead.
James F. WeHons. Jr- from th
IWilliamston office of the Virginia
Electric and Power Company will con
duct the meetings at Hertford.
inner meetings in this section wilt
' (Continued oa rcr 1 Tt)
of Mr; and Mt S, M. Whedbee of
Hertford. . ,
tended as a nest. -
be held at Chocowinity and Rich 1