; l 4 I 1 4 Sj C... .i i. llzsy Netf Facc3 To Ap- vzzr In Lir.c-p Of The Indians of Perquimans High i&hool will open .their 1961 football season her Friday night in a game tfgmnot Jamesrolle. Game tune has n set foresight o'clock. " This will be the first of an" eleven me schedule to be played by., the -re of Coach EUJe Fearing.;1' On -xt Friday night h-Indians - will .aeet the strong Greenville team here on Memorial Field.. : , ;' Many.iiew faces will appear in lie Indian lineup this season) according to . Coach Fearing, who has been holding practice sessions tor the local- team ince August 18. The squad is made up of 34 players, moat of whom are expected to see action in the opening here tonight..""; '-.'-ti " ,Ve will be fceayy. but inexperienc- r " " was the retort of Fearing when ed about " the ' prospects for the a Most of th players are fresh men and sophomores and will lack the experience actual game play gives them.' " ' . Thft jit sirt.iruf : nffnnanvA Ifnonn tnv the JamesviHe game was released by Coach' 'Fearing as follows: ends, D. A. Carver and Richard Mathews; tackles. Pete Mathews and Steve Per ry: guards, Cliff Towe and Paul Mat hews; center, Daryl Allen; - (backs, John Moms, Howard Williams, Vern on White and Eddie Overton. Perry and . Mathews are veteran linesmen, carried over from last year's team and they are expected to be the backbone -of the-forward wall, while Johnny Morris and Howard .Williams, regular backs from 1951 wiH spear head the offensive attack for the Indians.- The newcomers in the lineup are all giving fine accounts for them selves and the strength of the local eleven is expected to increase- as (he season progresses., : . , 'W'i. - mil :"' The state's school bus 'transporta tion program is going to receive more , attention from the Highway Patrol i according to a directive from the pa- trol's commanding officer, Col. ,W.'B. Lentz. . Col. Lents isaid today, certain "new steps to insure the, safety of children MJlMMiAMTiAnl Itl-lAnd rAst a' 4.VnmA effective immediately. 'A more com prehensive inapectioii of, every school bus, with permanent "records on the .vehicle's condition, will be set up Col. Lenta jaid. A regular monthly check will be made by a highway patrolman and a copy of his report will Je filed with patrol headquarterti, the county superintendent and the chief mechanic. "Inspection of school buses by patrol men isn't new," Col. Lentz remarked, S4L ..1 1. . 9 , ni . . -Tfinr Tivsk' innww nn un 1 1 nA-mrmA no. www VV . "wpwinvH 'TV WXJI . kaTAV . tailed henceforth," In addition to more comprehensive inspections, Col. Lentz said a patrol man wQl accompan yeach school bus driver, on his regular route at least once during the school year. During that time the officer will observe the .driver's habits and skiU at the wheel. He will make . notes of potentially dan gerous road conditions such as blind curves, - intersections and shrubbery along the shoulders. CoL Lentz indi cated that the-St-te Highway Com mission would cooperate in removing or altering any particularly hazardous condition. -J -. , . . The accompanying' patrolman will t' o make special ci ' 1b on fcri 'j9s, and will observe trt" c f-ma and JocIIng points along ia baa route. Col. Lertz said tl t'-n 3 had been ma-da t 3 eo ros 1 four stops per n.. 3 1 "t t ool -, su d t I tn oc. 1, 1 1 T 1 . -nal.meellng wih i time they would T measures, re ' 1 five attention Li t: '1. 1 1 ft .. :n ft . 1 i i. ....iSt l..aW l-.-J Profitable Ffchfcs was a profitable fishing trip for Johnnie Edward White, Negro youth who "works . for - the Hertford Livestock and Supply Company. : On Monday, evening of last week, Johnnie decided to go fishing, , and walked down to Walter's bridge on the Harvey Point road. After sometime fishing but catching nothing' but some exercise Johnnie ?hooked" a 10-pound turtle siid decided that was for supper. Taking the turtle home Johnnie pro ceeded to dean the reptile and while In this act he found an Edenton High school class wg on which were in scribed the Initials E. M. &, in the stomach r the turtle. V In tailing his employers of finding the ring word reached. E. M. Spruill of Edenton, the .youth who had lost the Ting only that Monday morning wjwti xuiiung near ne same spot, ana young Spruill V came to Hertford. found Johnnie and retrieved his class' ring. Johnnie got a two dollar re ward for finding and returning the ring to its owner. Probes Case Found In ncubsry lading IL'd. Tues. Clifton BricBiouee,. a Negro youth of Hertford, was bound over for ac tion by the grand. Jury at the Octo ber term of . Perquimans ; .Superior uourt, louowing a hearing conducted in Recorder's Court last - Tuesday. Brickhouse- is charged .with robbery of George Boyce. Leslie (Wilson, Jr., a co-defendant in the hearing in Re corder's Court was released at lie conclusion of -the evidence presented by the State. Boyce testified he drove to New Town section of Hert ford late . Monday night and called Wilson to his truck,' then,; gave Wil W1T$ Jarftway.Jdni tfBoyesX ateer ana one- ior wuson if he wanted it Following - this, Boyce, testified, a number of other - colored 1 men ap proached him and said thev wanted a dollar, too. A scuffle followed dur ing which, Boyce testified, his wallet was torn in half and $55 was taken from him, Other cases- heard at this week's session of Recorder's' Court includ- ed those- in which Carl Mazza, Jean I Kogers and Prank Harris entered Pleas or guilty to. charges of speedl ing and paid the costs of court. A fine of $10 and costs were taxed against William Taylor for speeding and a $25 fine and costs were assess ed against John Daniels on a speed ing charge. :. .. v ,;' Vernon Wiggins and Joseph Pel ton, both Negroes,.ubmitted to charg es of speeding in, the town of Hert ford and paid the costs of court. 7 A verdict of guilty was returned in a case in which Thomas Riddiek, Negro.'was charged with assault, on two counts. Prayer for judgment was continued on the . first count and a fine of - $10 and'coste were taxed against Riddick on the Second count. 'Norman Mead submitted ' to a charge of passing a vehicle in a no pass zone and paid the cost of court. Armie Goodwin, Negro,' was found guilty of being drunk on the streets of Hertford. ' , She was sentenced to Jail for 80 days, sentence to be sus pended, on- payment -of a fine of 10 and costs of court. . f- , .... Marshal Taylor, Negro, entered a plea of guilty to a charge of driving without a license and paid a fine of $25 and costs of court.- - ' ' -fc: Joseph Gilliam, JJerro, was" taxed wi th the costs of con. on a charge of diving with ia-rrrrer Uhia. A $2 fine and c.ls cf court were paid by Howard Kdd, Ncro, who en tered a plea of guilty to being drunk on the streets of Hartford. Buck Biinn sulnnid tn rluw. of failing to dim his lights and paid th costs of court . - JuUan Cameron was taxed wfth'ths couit costs on a charge of passing a vehicle on a curve. Marion Owens submitted' v to a charge of f!Uj;T to observe a stop s-l. and prfd the -court costs. .Clifford Winslow was taxed --yrh t -a cocs of co'srt after- pleading guil ty to driving a truck without clear ' - lVs. ' I Nc-ro, was taxed 1 t' e court costs on a ctarse of ' 1 i w""e taxed, s " .- ' ;t IL'i.C ... -1, .-3 of tf living ovtr- TNT IUtllJU.,il.V.. J DiscussdAtCcjU luSting Ibt t:i Services Of Chemist To Be Sought By Board Of Commissioners' - Cnmmisairtiumi ' tor itViA TVmon- of Hertford, meeting in regular session session last Monday night, considered A TlII-nTiM" f tMiuU-Am kwnfl4i4-. nil AH tha no-enHn lA-ft-ot. nmriA rfigcuaninn tit me towns current; water prooiem, uie. . . ... ..... . Jill opinion was expressed the Board take atftDfl fn moim th nerviAsil of a chem ist as -a fuH. time employee of the town. iect. it was Pointed out that due to the employment situation it may re- n 111 re some tim oetorn tia Hoard win be able to locate and secure the ser vices of a qualified chemist '-'2 - posal that 'Mayor V. N. Darden con tinue to seek the services of a chemW for the town. , -Another discussion, held during" the meeting, proposed the Town purchase a motor vehicle for the use of garbage and trash coJlectiona within tha tnwn. and to repair the town's water tanks; funds for this Purpose to come from the sale of a government bond, now in surplus funds. Definite action An these matters were - not taken, but Mayor uarden advised the Board that S firm has been contacted foVnnut fcnro next spring to inspect and repair the water; tanks. Also included in pro posed improvements to the town was that curbs and gutters be construct ed on Dobb Street The purchase of a truck for use in garbage and trash collections has been discussed in prior meetings of the Town Hoard hat df initA iwtinn fn. ward this purchase ha not been tak en. ... i;-';i-..:-.:.'.,.,:r',' - The Board authorized i3ia building to be insured for the amount of $16,000, with each of the town's. lour insurance Iirms sharing In the writing of this -insurance policy. ; ? -- Mayor iDarden was knthnrir.ivl n employ a Janitor for the new buildingi wnicn ia expecieato e occupied som um the latter part of next week. h.lLI rdilliJi G!d Age Chacks To State In October Old-asre and Survivors TnsurftTKv i checks mailed September 3 were the last under the old rates of payment, according to J. A. Morrison, manager of the Norfolk Social Security of fice. Payments due to the same peo ple early in October will amount to about $300,000 in this area. 'A a result of Aarwea mafa in fJin Social Security law in July, nearly everyone receiving uid-age and Sur vivors. Insurance benefits will get hltrhef payments.-' Moat retired wnrlr. ers will receive, increases from $5 to $8.60. Increases for dependents and survivors will be less than those for retired workers. In most cases, these increases will be about $2 to $5. , . . . . .um ai. wpwu :jnnui- ed out that a retired insured worker whose August payment , mailed this week is $40, based on earnings receiv- ea since .isae. will ;get a SSeptember payment of ?; a. worker; who got 9oo.50 in the current chAoV will rafc r 0 e I JUr. Morrwrm aadd ftKat tf. will unit. I be necessary for persons now getting vm-age ana survivors Insurance pay- merits to contact the Social Security I office to set thrt irwreaaeaL Tho ehivba they will receive early in October will automatically (, carry the : increased amounts. , ; '.. Q1l'.zzt3 Installed Ey Lccd . Auxiliary Ncv officers for h Atarilfarv nt 4.1.. t ... w ; the . American Legion were installed "D .numi-iKon uegion were inssaiiea t a meeting of the-group held last iaurSiiay iMght in the agriculture ..e rf-'y installed officers - are: riJa B. V -Jb, president; Pickett A. i-Iimnsr. first vice nresiderit: DoWa G. J '. W, second vice president: Lea. s'e L. ..-, secretary; Minnie W. I ."", corr- t onding secretary; Thel m I 17." "ell, trcKSurer; Blanche - . I ;y. 1 ' -Tian; E'Jiel L, Perry, v';.. .i, &ud Llanche E. Eanoy. ser- TC meet ; tt i 5 cMock tnU.CI x. i,- 'J .t,urg. Tr:ng Eels ftrfflK Officii ia llercfey Inspection Tour To In clude Farms In Day long Program ; '. County Committeemen and officials of the Farmers Home Administration from Camden, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasonotank. Chnwnn a.nrt PrmrlmTia counties gathered here last Friday for a training meeting, which included a tour of four farms participating in the PHA program. . ; v 'Farms viifAH Hiirino1 1ia mAtinir i included those of Roy Buntib and John in. Jjunch, Carroll R. Williams and W. Preeland ElHntL IRuh Af AeaA units are participating in thVFHA program. m airxerent categories,' and it was for the purpose of reviewing the benefits of each of these cate gories that -the visits were made. Lunch was served the group be tween 12:30 and 1:30, after which the representatives met at. th Ao-ricnl. ture Building for a discussion of the administration of the Farmers Home program- A. .T. Lane, chairman of the Per quimans County Board of Commis sioners, welcomed the group to Hert ford and praised the program, point ing out that in its cooperation with other agencies such as TOEA, Soil Conservation, Farm Extension Service a higher standard of living was being made possible for families, of rural areas.-"- " Instructions on the duties of com mittee on adjustment loans were giv en, by A., E. Rozer, chief of the Pro duction and Subsistence Loan Pro gram. y' . Marion C Holland outlined to the committeemen the administration of the disaster loan nmmm. xm hv Conarress recently, to relieve drought stricken farmers in many areas. a arm Ownership Loans and Farm Housimr Loans, two imrtortant narts of the FHA program wer explained Dy Tuny u. Williams, county super visor for five counties and Edwin F. Morgan, supervisor for Chowan.and 'Perquimans Counties. ' v . i Committees Named For Central PTA For Coming Year The P. T. - A, of the Perquimans Central Grammar School will hold Ifa first meeting of the school year Mon day night, September 15, at 8:00 o'clock. V 1 After the devotional Mollie Lu Yeateg will render several vocal se lections. '.-.'.:'. During a brief business session the membership drive will be launched and the National P. T. A. magazine will be introduced. Following the business session a tea will be held in the new cafeteria. All patrons of -the school are cordial ly invited to attend, Mrs. W..H. Mathews, P. T. A. presi dent has announced the followimr committees for the year: ' Budget ' and Finance Mrs. J. P. un n Hwj mi - m uuaviTOi iuu iwmuos juosron, nrsys ttna Means (Mrs, a. f. Bray and Mrs, Claude Williams; Goals Mrs. Thur- man Kiddick: MairazinAw iMra. NnYh. an Sawyer; Study Group Mrs. Floyd PmwIams nXvkKi . risr 1 l sfjt in iu ' ti. t.x Arfc-Mrs. Elijali White; Historian Umi iaa flr:-ni--.. n.jui.u - Mrs. Edwin White; Hospitality-Mrs. J.. V. Roach. Mm. Bavmond Ktehten and Mrs. Marvin Benton: Safety Mrs. C. T. Roffemnn; PiilhKfitv imA Procedure Mrs. Casper Lamb; Char acter and Spiritual Education Mrs. Charlie Asbellj World Citizenship Mrs. Edgar Lane; Home and Family Life Mrs. John Hurdle; Lunch Room JEdwin White, Joseph Winslow and Miss Johnnie White; School Grounds 'MMr. and Mrs. Claude Williams and Floyd Mathews; Building Fund For PTA Headquarters ' Miss Pearle White; Room Representatives Mrs. Coo5c Recreation Mrs. Edward Haru Chorus To Resume ; Practice September 11 The Home Demonxtnaiiinn nmintir Chorus Kill resume prancing again, rnursraay, sjeptemper 11, at 2:30 clock in . the agriculture building. Practice by the chorus was stopped during, the summer months because of the ertremely hot weather but it Is felt now that the practice sessions should be resumed. ' Mrs. J. D. Yeates,; director, Mrs. Fred KatVs's, accompanist of the chorus, ur&rs s'J women who sin? to attend tT.e jr Lice mec'Jngs. liana will be made fr a musical program at the IV.I T; --tion scheduled te latter part of Cv'. r. Formd OpsnLig M Ikf Town DiiL'fng Tentatrcly Sch $$s& September M District Rally Congressman Herbert C. Bonner stated today that Martin will be the host county for the .first Congres sional District Democratic Rally this year. The rally will be held at the Robersonville High School gym nasium at 5:00 P. M., on the after noon of October 23. There will be a band concert, speeches by the state candidates as well as district candi dates. Later a barbecue supper will be served. Mr. 'Bonner predicted that due to the great interest in the forthcoming nat ional election this would be the lar gest rally ever held in the First Con gressional District. Farm Bureau Opens Membership Drive September 15th The annual membership campaign for the Perquiamns County Farm Bureau will open on September 15, and conclude with a big barbecue din ner on October 17, it was announced today by President Elwood White. Thedate was set for opening the drive and plans made for the barbecue dinner, at a board of directors meet ing, held at the Agriculture Building Tuesday night. - A quota of 300 memberships has been set for Perquimans County, and directors present at the Tuesday night meeting were enthusiastic in feeling that the quota may be exceeded. Per quimans County had 500 Farm Bureau members in 1948, a record high, while last year there were 271 memberships sold. Directors of the Perquimans Farm Bureau will act as membership chair men in their respective townships. Included are Josh Sutton of New Hope; Claude Williams, . Parkville; Milton Dail, Sr., of Hertford; Herbert Williams of Belvidere, and Colon Jackson of Bethel. Other officers of the local unit are Elwood .White of Belvidere, president; J. O. White II, vice president, and Jake White, secretary-treasurer. As sociate member, Bernard F. Proc tor, was recently named to handle publicity for the Perquimans unit. At Tuesday night s meeting, the di rectors planned a program for publi cizing the H arm Bureau, and the im portant place it occupies in today's big business of farming, so that farm ers will better know and understand what Farm Bureau membership means to them. In planning the barbecue dinner, the directors voted that every pur chaser of a membership would be given, by the person selling tickets to the barbecue dinner, for himself and every member of his family. Place of the barbecue dinner will be announced later. A meeting of the Board of Direc tors will be held at the Agriculture Building each Monday night at 8:00 to report progress of the campaign. PMA Allocation For County Is $27,915 Notices' of approval for a nmmmt of assistance for each farm as de termined by the County PMA Com mittee to carry out soil and water conservation practiced utHtar.lhA Agricultural Conservation Program in tne county were mailed today reports Miss Helene W. Nixon, Secretary to the" Perquimans County PMA. Besnnninir Fridav. nnwhA Arrfom for approved cover crop and pasture seeas, lime ana fertilizers may be obtained from the PMA -office. The office will also remain open Satur day, September 13, for the purpose of issuing purchase orders. .-r- - The total allocation for payment in carrying out needed conservation prac tices in this county for 1053 is $27, 915. The operator of nOi farm fa the county has been contacted regard ing the conservation practices most needed and nosaible of accnmnlfah. metnt on his farm for 1953. Under the "New Approach" plan 80 jer cent of, the farm operators have requested assistance for conservation n no tices. ,-,:-',v-..;V; The assistance furniahed under the Agricultural Conservation Proo-mm represents only a am-all o&rt nf the cost of doing.the conservation prac- noes neeaea on tana tn rarquimans County. j;i 1 . n f- jf.- . x ' MASONS TO MEET -Members of the Perauimims Lorim. No 106, A. Fv A. M will meet in the lodge rooms in the Court House next Tuesdav nirfift at niclit oVlorV All members are urged to attend and ns ting r Dsons are welcome. Board Plans ? To Move Into Building Latter Part Of Next Week Formal opening of Hertford's new municipal building has been tentative ly set for September 29 and 30, it was announced following a meeting of the Town Board last Monday night' Plans call for open house to be held at the building on Monday and Tues day nights, with officials of the town on hand to receive individuals attend ing the opening and showing them around the building. 1 In addition to the present members of the town's official family, former Commissioners iB. C. Berry and M. J. Gregory, who were members of the Board during the time the building was originally planned, will also be in the receiving line. Present : plans call for the new building to be occupied the latter part of next week. 'Workmen are now putting on the finishing touches to the building, completing .the lighting equipment, installation of furniture and fixtures and landscaping the grounds. The new building, an impressive looking Town Hall, is located on Grubb Street, just, west of Church Street. It contains a large office for the clerk of. the town, a public and private office for the police depart ment and an oversized room for Board meetings. Sufficient space is pro vided in the Board room for most any size delegation which might de sire to appear before the Board for presentation of petitions or other mat ters in the interest of the town. Total cst of the building will run approximately $25,000, according to figures reported at the Board meet ing on Monday night. Slightly more than $17,000 has already been paid to ward the construction, and current bills on the construction run about $5,000 according to W. G. Newby, who gave the report to the Town Commis sioners. The overall figures include all constructions and the installation of heating facilities and furnishings. 1S HEADLINES With less than eight weeks remain ing before the national elections on November 4, campaign managers for both the Democratic and Republican parties are carefully mapping strat egy for their candidates. Governor Stevenson and .General Eisenhower are expected to "steam up" their cam paigning for the Presidency as each day goes by. Polls, which have been conducted in connection with the elec tion, reveal .the race to be very close. Activity on the Korean warfront has been stepped Up in recent days with the Communist ground troops raiding UN positions and the UN forces carrying out more air strikes against the Red's supply lines and de pots. Meanwhile the truce talks con tinue but reports state no progress ia being made toward an armistice. Baseball's World Series will open October 1, according to an announce ment made this .week. Both the Ameri can and National Leagues have a "neck and neck" race for the league titles, and there appears a possibility a play-off may be necessary to de cide the participants in the big series. Cleveland and the New York Yan kees are tops in the American League while New York Giants and Brooklyn are leaders in the National League. Forty two cent cotton may be the situation by next May 1, according to a prediction made this week by M. G. Mann, general manager of the N. C. Cotton Growers Cooperative, who urg- ' ed farmers .to hold their cotton for the higher prices next spring. School Of Instruction Scheduled On Saturday The Hertford chapter of the Order of eastern Star will be host to the ' First District School of Instructions, which will be conducted in the Per-, qtdmans High School, Saturday, Sep tember 13, beginning at 1 P. M, it ' was announced here today. Presiding officers for the meeting will be Mrs. Annie Laurie Mullen, DD.G.M. of South Mills and Cecil C- Winslow, DJDJGJP. of Hertford.. Guest speakers will be Mrs Helen B. Rimmer of ISanford, Worthy Grand Matron and Hugh W. Prince of Dunn,' Worthy Grand Patron. i i. A banquet will be served at the Hertford Grammar School lunchroom: at six o'clock,, and tickets for the banquet may be secured at the meet--, Ing.at the high school. (All members '- of the Hertford chapter are urged to attend. . i v -.- . "