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He, .; rcrnnimans County, North Carolina; Friday, July 18, 1952.
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Lccal Delegate Favors
: , Senator Russell as the
J.Enunett Winslow, former State
Senator, will leave her Saturday
morning for Chicago, where he will
attend the national Democratic Con
vention as a delegate from the First
Congressional District- , i
The convention 'which will -select
the Democratic nominees for' the
Presidency and Vice Presidency will
convene -.next Monday in the huge
amphitheater in Chicago. . J -
' "Selected as a delegate for the First
District at the State Convention last
, May, Mr. Window stated Wednesday
bt is a hacker of Senator JUchard
r.ussell of Georgia, and will vote for
Tlr. Russell's nomination to lead the
Democratic ticket in 1952. He added
l.e has so seconoVcheicefor the nom
ination and is hopeful Senator Russell
i will win the nomination. -i;:::':'wf;;: j;
'if;-John Clark i the other detente
: representing the First District at Chi
cago and alternates for-Mrs. Winslow
and Mr. Clark are (Lloyd Griffin of
Edenton and Leroy Martin of Wil
The North "Carolina "delegation to
the convention will have a total of 82
votes, and. it .is believed most of the
delegates favor Russell. Senator
Clyde H. Hoey has been pointed out as
likely chairman for the State's dele
' Democrats an -moving, into.' Chi
cago in preparation for the opening
of the national convention next Mon
day, ( Frank MeEteney chairman .of
the party's executive committee, re
ports plans caU. for -short, -orderly
sessions nlike those- te GC? observ-
nominhked'Gw.ena Eisenhower as the
GOP presidential candidate. It is re
ported soma 12 to 15 names will be
placed in domination for the D,emo
cratic honor, but as it now is it ap
pears to be a- race between Russell,
Kefauver. and Stevenson, witty Steven
son being a reluctant candidate. -;
Efforts to "work out a settlement In
the 46-day-tild steel strike continue to
faij as, both sides, hold fast to' their
views. The strike, has .affected, 'thou
sands of workers in allied ioccupa.
tions; resulting Jn,lay-ffs in .many in
dustries producing such items as cars,
electrical appliances, etc. --Union of
ficials have come to agreement with
some smaller steel manufacturers but
-the dispute between the big industry
continues.. - v
( The United States, on Tuesday, or
dered Russia to cease - publishing a
magazine at its embassy , in . Washing,
ton for distribution- throughout the
United iStateKreracfeoJTwas taken,
a report sattrbMaOge of Communist
by the U. jitpscoi&&issia. has
obstructed be-circulation-ofthe- Am
erican pamphlet-inside -Russii-for the
part . tiiveMmHMb bnxJ, pt&-l
The CPS on-Mondar Hfteo! the ceilr
Ing pricea olT ttTWTsehT oTall pro
cessed fruitsanff ' vegeKbles.'. : pPA
-: pirector Ellis' Arnall said .the: tidn
, will meh higher prices for a number
i cf items. . . , t- - -
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- Farm Agents of Pasquotank, Per
qjimans, and; Tyrrc'.l counties are
'-jm-sfB-r Jt trail. f,-r fimH imln
i f ismer similar to the one taken
" - T'str it was announced today
I. C. Yeel. local Farm Agent. -i
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rsflMT MNE ACTION Here
faring, the fighting on Korean terrain.
t :3 Casss Listed On
Nine cases were listed on the dock
et of Perquimans Recorder's Court at
the session conducted here Tuesday
morning. . . iv L'1
Costs of court were assessed against
James Readon, George Braun. Braxter
Denning and Richard Bylandt, each of
whom entered pleas of guilty, to
charges of speeding, ' i ,;
Thurmon , Harper, - Negro, was or
dered to pay a fine of $60 and costs
after entering a plea of . guilty to a
charge of speeding.' Harper was
charged with speeding 85 miles per
hour. ;.-""V';,'i 'A'.."
'Dewey ; Pearson submitted to a
charge of driving an overloaded, truck
and paid the costs of court. .
, A- fine, of f 25 and costs were taxed
against', j Harrison ; Robinson, Negro,
whd entered a . plea of guilty to a
charge of driving without a license.
Minnie Eason, Negro, entered a pie:
or guilty to a charge ox ; assault wii
a deadly . weapon and paid a fine of
?15 and costs of court..; ..
Court . . costs' were taxed against
Jessie Skinner. Negro, proseoui
witness in the case in which Clinton
Slunner, Negro, was charged with as
sault with a deadly weapon.';
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Jx Almost 120,000 blind, crippled and
tuberculous veterans of all vf ars and
peacetime service (wfll receive increas
ed , payments in. their compensation
checks dde September 1, 1952, under
rribUC Law 427 signed by the Presi
dent June 30, veterana Administration
has announced. , -
VA said the increases are automa
tic' for those, veterans, who are receiv
ing compensation checks Bor thi disa
bilities specified . fey the new law.
However, veterans whd are not oi the
compensation rolls and are covered by
the new la should apply at their
nearest VA, regional office. ' ' .
The new lav goes Into effect on
August 1, and the incrase will be re
flected in the checks usually received'
by the veterans on September 1. ' tr
Veterans who will .receive the in
creased checks are those who have
been awarded statutory allowances for
the loss, or loss of iwe. of either or
both hands or feeti for blindness and
for ' total deafness; (in combination
wun total Mmqnegs,
receiving si mini-
mum monthly rat
for arrested tubei
miosis will also re-
ceive increased cl
Statutory " all(
addition to the
rates whkh are
on the desrree
of disability andrange from $15.75 to
S17Z.0U., .,-'!.. '
The new bill authorizes for the first
time foe World War H Veterans and
veterans with service since the begin
ning of the Korean conflict a minimum
monthly rate for arrejted tuberculosis
and statutory allowance for the loss.
or loss of usei of a creative orsan. Uo
to now these benefits have been avail
able under , existing law to certain
V7orld War I veterans only,
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V- .t'j Yc"tli Cecils
' A PaWtT'iYian. '1 Tf fnV
I -oder, wii sevk the o.ce of president
of the fTJits II.CIs at the conven
tion b' le l.'J in. r.Jeijh tjinnlrr
r t lZrJay, it was' learned here'to-
Tike county yoirth who aspires to the
.ce Charpell, sm
ce CliaprtU of
'a t:? 1.3'
is a vhotogri
A of a typical scene .
bnt of Defense photo.) 4
'erquimans Business and Pro-
Women's Club met with Mrs.
Riddick at her home on Dobb
Street Friday nighrb, July 11, for its
regular - monthly business meeting.
The entire lower floor was made at
tractive with vases of summer bios
Mia. Grace Costen presided in the
absence "of the president and Mrs.
Alice M. Towe read the minutes. Re
ports were given by Mrs. Emily T.,
Hairrell, treasurer, and Mrs. .Nettie
!e Caravello, membership chairman.''
Miss Hulda Wood reported the pur
aser of two hospital beds; which will
ready to loan as soon as mattresses
nd mattress covers are bought. ,
The . club will have on sale china
plates as soon as they are made up
with interesting scenes of Hertford on
the front and historical facts printed
on the back, such as "The Town of
Hertford was ' chartered In 1758."
These plates, as well as the hangers
ana easels may be 'bought fronr any
club member. 1
!' A talent show was discussed and
suggestions made to cooperate with
the Home Demonstration Clubs to
work out a show to be presented in
An unique silver seated tea will be
held in the home of -Mrs. Sallie M.
Lane-as soon as plans can be. com
pleted. 'The prise!,-will be given as
follows: ,To the person wearing the
most unusual handmade ..hat, and to
the 'person wearing the oldest (an
tique) hat.;' 'b'r:-H--;;.Mi----.
After the meeting adjourned, Mrr.
Riddick served homemade cake, ice
cream and nuts during the social hour.
''Seeking to avoid the possibility of
an extended, power blackout, such as
was experienced here two weeks ago,
the Hertford Toown Board, at its
meeting Monday night adopted a reso
lution petitioning; the Virginia . Elec
tric & Power Company to take steps
to' prevent a reoccurrence of the pow
er failure. - -
The resolution requests the power
company to arrange a cut-in- to their
power lirtes south , of the Albemarle
Sound which will provide vower to
customers north of , the Sound in event
of a power failure .in this area. ' ;
The resolution was drawn and' pre
sented by the Town of Edenton which
requested the Town of Hertford and
Elisabeth City to Join, ' along with
other customers,, in
other incident occurs which will in
terrupt power supply to counties in
the Albemarle. -
Final Warning Given v
3By Rabies Inspector '
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G. C. Buck, County Rabies Insnec-
tor.i today issued a jnal warning to
dog. owners who . have not complied
with the law and had don vaccinated
ti.is season. V 1 1
The rabies inspector reoorted. the
deadline has passed when all dogs in
the county should have been vaccinat
ed arid advised the owners if they con.
tact him -and make arrangements for
vaccination of dogs the . owners may
save themselves possible court action.
LTr.7 AYctcrLine ;: -. ';
Two " new ." heavy-duty John Deere
tctors will be announced Saturday,
Ju'y 13, ty J. C Elanchard A Com
pany. l- 1 balers. - ,
'ArurlVj to I C Winslow, man
' r r of .t' e firm, , these new tractors
:re a koct cf engineering ad-
. "j f-ii ir-',or Improvements
a rr&t.f t values
i Loere. C"e of
la cn d" ;'.jy at
room .vitur Jay,
-itsi to stcpin
SiiHS Visit 'I
Chairman Urges Public
;l Cooperation In Red
i: Ooss Program 2
Arrangements are now beinv com
pleted by the Perquimans County
tied Cross blood program committee
for the next visit of the Red Cross
bloodmobile, which will come to Hert
ford on Friday,, July 25. v; '
. ' Announcement was made today that
Mrs. W. C. Cherry is serving as chair
man of the committee sponsoring
the blood program. She will be as
sisted by the same committee mem
bers who served the program when
the1 bloodmobile' visited. Hertford last
The committee is now endeavoring
to enlist the assistance of blood don
ors, who will give one pint of blood
to the Red Cross. The county quota
has been set at 150 pints of blood.
Solicitors assisting Mrs. Cherry have
pledge cards, which donors are ask
ed to sign in making an appointment
to give blood to the Red Cross.
AS reported on ; previous trips of
the bloodmobile to this community, a
large part of the blood collected here
by the Red Cross Is made available
to the Armed Forces, for use in sav
ing lives on the battlefields in Korea.
The remainder of the blood donated is
made available . to hospitals' in this
area, to provide free transfusions to
patients needing blood. -. -
The public is urged to cooperate
with the Red Cross and aid the coun
ty to meet its blood quota. In the
event an individual is not Contacted
for an appointment . with the blood
mobile, he or she may volunteer by
going to the bloodmobile headquarters
at the Methodist Church between the
hours of 9 A. M and 4 P. M., on
July 25. ,
r.'iiss Faye Dutt Veds
iter of Mr. and Mra. C. A,Butt
of New Hope, to George Curtis Eure,
Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. George Cur
tis Eure, Sr., of Route 3, Hertford,
took place Sunday afternoon, June 29,
at 2 o'clock at the Methodist parson
age at WinfalL .
The Rev. H. M. Jamiesbn, pastor of
the Perqufmans charge", performed the
Tm bride - wore a two-piece tur
quoise dress with' pink linen acces
sories and a corsage of pink roses
showered with baby breath. ' .
The couple were attended by Mrs.
Ralph D. Harreil, cousin of the bride
groom, and Ronald Butt, brother of
the bride. -.;
Immediately after the ceremony the
couple left for a wedding trip to un
announced points. Upon their return
Mr. and Mrs. Eure will make their
home in Elizabeth City. '
The bride attended Perquimans High
School. The bridegroom is a graduate
of Perquimans High School and is an
employee at the U. IS. Coast Guard
Air Station at Weeksville.
To Solicit Funds
During the month of June licenses
were granted by the State Board of
Public Welfare to four organisations
to conduct : fund-raising - campaigns
through' public "solicitations 'for the
support of their programs it is an
nounced by Dr. Ellen Winston, Com
missioner. " . ,'
Three of these organisations were
re-licensed under provisions of , the
State- Solicitation Law. These are
the Children's Home Society of North
Carolina at Greensboro and the Boys'
Clubs of America and the National
Probation and Parole Association, both
of which maintain headquarters In
New York City. . .
The Stokes County Hospital Fond
at .Danbury, North Carolina received
a license to solicit for the first time.
. The total amount which these four
organizations will seek from the pub
lic at large in North Carolina is $220r
It ' was, also announced that dur.
ing -the month of June the Boys' Ath
letic Leslie and the Save the Chfl
dren rfejration of New York City,
Father " Flans ran's . Boys' Home at
Boys Town, Nebraska, the Gold Star
Wives Foundation at Chicago, Illinois
and the 1-T .onal Kids' Day Founda
tion of E. -rood, California, solicit
ed cit - of this state. The State
Boari cf FiXlic. Welfare is pointing
out thri solicitations are itt vio
lation cf t'.8i;orth Carolina Sollcita.
tion Lr v t!p;ce tvese five orsspJsations
are t t 1 in accordance v.2Ji
Hertford Oelrd Voices Ostcrmlnation
To Crack Ddivii Ori Spsetfers Within Tovn
New Town Buildin&r
Hertford's new municipal building
is rapidly nearing completion,' accord
ing to reports made to the Town
Board last Monday night. Workmen
are ' now finishing up the interior of
the building and estimates indicate the
building will be ready for occupancy
early next month.
The interior of the building is be
ing .finished off with cypress paneling
and contains three spacious rooms for
the use of the Town Clerk, Police De
partment and Town Board. . ,
- Total costs of the construction of
the building to date was given as ap
proximately $15,000, and Mayor V. N,
Darden told the Board members he
believed the final cost of the building
will be less than originally estimated.
The District Health Department ad
vises that North Carolina law re
quires that every child entering school
must have been immunized against
diphtheria and whooping cough and
successfully vaccinated against small
pox. :;. '.
"If this work was performed by a
private physician," says Dr. B. B, Mc-
Guire, health officer, "be sure to bring
a certificate signed by the doctor, no
matter where (or in what State) the
work was done. If it was performed
at one of the district health offices,
please ask the secretary to give you
the certificate to present to the teacher
when school opens. We have a record
of these immunizations if it was given
in the. local health offices,
"If your children have not had the
protective measures mentioned above,
be sure to go to your doctor at once,
If you cannot, pay your doctor, come
to your health office, where it will be
done free, according to State law."
, The immunization clinics at Eliza-
Butt,-fberh City Health Center are 4 M I
o'clock Monday " through Fridayf ill1
Camden, Fridays from 1 to 4 o'clock;
in Hertford, 1 to 5 o'clock Thursdays;
in Edenton, 3 to 5 o'clock Tuesdays
and 1 to 5 o'clock Fridays.
Huge Toll Annually
; Farm work accident for the past
year reached a staggering total both
in . persons involved and in f inancia'
loss; Figures compiled by the XT. S.
Bureau of Agricultural Economics
show that 4,000 persons were involved
in fatal farm work accidents. :
This is pointed out by T. C. Ya-
gel, county farm agent for State
ollege Extension Service, in connec
tion with observance of National Farm
Safety Week, July 20-26.
. Permanently disabled totaled 250;
loss of arm or leg,. 11,400; loss of fin
ger or toe, 30,900; and temporary dis
ability affected 378,000. Farm acci
dents affected a total of $424,650 per
sons.. i!-:yr. v, V r ;;"
Accidents affecting farmers are ex
pected to cost about one billion dol
lars this year including fire and mo
tor vehicle and . property damages.
for example, four farm buildings will
burn every hour of every day, ac
cording to the National Protection
Association! and every 24 seconds a
disabling injury will strike some un
lucky farm person.
About 15,000 farm residents die and
about 1,300,000 are injured in rural
accidents each year. The farm motor
vehicle accident rate strikes down
about 8,000 persons and leave 220,000
to' suffer injuries from operating mo
tor vehicles each year. .
Red Cross Groun
Maps Disaster Plans
' 'A meeting of the Disaster Commit
tee of the Perquimans Chapter of the
American Red" Cross was held here
Wednesday morning, at which time
Mr. Walters, .field representative for
the national organization, met with
Mayor V. N. Darden. C C Banks, the
Rev. A. L. Chaplin,' Mrs. W. C Cher
ry and John T Biggers for the pur.
pose of discussing plans of the local
committee in event diseaster strikes
this community. :;.i;.;;'' :':v-;;
Mr. Walters pointed out this is the
time of year ' storms usually strike
tms area, and he urged the local com
mittee to be. prepared to cope with
any eventualities which might arise..
MASONS TUESDAY NIGHT
Perquimans ILodge, No. 106. A. W. I&
A. M., will meet Tuesday night at 8
Police Ordered to Cite
Violators to Court;
Tax Rate Is Set
Voicing a determination to crack
down on speeding within ' the limits
of the Town of Hertford, members of
the Town Board meeting here last
Monday night expressed themselves
as being dissatisfied with efforts ex
pended during recent weeks to bring
a halt to traffic menace within the
Commissioners Robert L. Hollowell
and Ray White stated they had receiv
ed complaints from local residents
concerning speeding within the town
and the entire Board took part in the
discussion to draft action which will
bring a stop to the practice of motor
ists speeding through the town.
The police department came in for
some criticism for lack of action for
failing to make more arrests than
have been made.
t Immediately following the meeting
of the Board Mayor V. N. Daiden met
with members of the police depart
ment and orders were given that each
police officer was to cite to court any
notorist who in the opinion of the of
ficer was guilty of violating the
Mayor Darden also indicated that
some changes will be made during the
coming weeks, and these changes
will be made as part of a plan to
bring about a curtailment of violation
of the speed laws. '
The Board tabled action upon a
suggested motion that the Town in
stall traffic laws at the corner of
Church and Dobb Streets and Dobb
and Edenton Road Street, and the re
moval of the signal at Dobb and
Hyde Park Streets.
A tentative tax rate for the Town
of Hertford for the current fiscal
year was adopted at $1.35 per hundred
dollar valuation, subject to approval
by the auditor. This rate is the same
as levied during the past year.
The Board was advised the local
Firemen' Association had named B.
C. Berry and F. T. Britt as delegates
to the State Firemen's Convention to
be held hext month in Greensboro.
Mrs. Nonnie Simpson Nowell, 79,
died at the home nf hor cranrf ft
W. Britton, in Norfolk Monday night
at 11:05 o'clock after a lingering ill
ness. ' She was a native 'and lifelong resi
dent of - Perquimans County, the
daughter of the late George and
Elizabeth McRevnold Simmon and the
widow of the late Walter W. Nowell.
She was a member of the Winfall
Methodist Church and of the Woman's
Society of Christian Service.
:She is survived bv four daucTitAm.
Mrs. C O. - Fowler. Mrs. IRdwin
Holmes of Norfolk. Va. Mra William
i Powell of Hatsboro, Pa., and Mrs.
jonnnie Jbee of Winfall; one son, L. J.
Morgan of Hatsboro, Pa., four step
children, George W. and J. W. Nowell
of; Winfall, A. B. Nowell of Savan
nah, Ga., and Mrs. E. A. Twine of
The body was removed tn the T.vn4
Funeral Home in Hertford nAnHinv
In Local Boat Races
Winners in the series nf niitHmuvt
motor races held last Sunday at Hert
ford Beach were released Monday by
Jake Mathews, owner nf the
A Hydro Class: Bert Munden. Jim
my Dunn, Ned Carlson; B Hydro
Class: Beit Munden. William Iftnnruu.
Otis Smith;-AU Runabout: H. L. Nix,
on, Konert Mitchell, Robert Cooper;
u -Kunauout: George Preedy, B. L.
BoUth. Bill Willianui Ctl Tlnnvhnnt.
Carl Dowe, P. E. Seeley, Pete Ronn-
tree; rree ror all: Bert Munden.
Mr. Mathews said the next Ksft'na git
races will be held at the beach ATI Jlll
27, at which time the sponsors are ex
pecting Between 50 and 60 boats, some
from as far away as Nev York.
Ruritans Retain Tnn '
Spot In Softball Play 'J
Softball fans vern tnuifaul a
twin bill here this week when the
Ruritane tangled with the Lions and
the Jaycees 1 played the VFW. The
Xturitaa Club continued to lead the
league with a total of six wins to one
loss. - In Monday night's games the
Ruritans defeated the Tiintu. mbn t-v
LJaycees won over the VFW outfit.
vunaing m the league is as foUows;
Ruritans ! lJB ' 1 ''
VFW J. ''
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Lions J 1 a