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"Hertic:. Perquimans County, North Car olinaViday, September 26, 1952."
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Drbecue Dinner OnOo
tober 17th To Mark
Close Of Drive rv
Good progress is being' made in
the current membership campaign,
''resident Elwood White of the Per
xulmans ' County Farm Bureau re
ported today. - :
Farmers do not nave to wait unto
a solicitor goto to them to take mem
berships, . and get their free tickets
, to the barbecue dinner to be given for
members at the end of the campaign.
; President White pointed out, but may
See any of the solicitors "nearest
(hem. listed by townships as follows:
Josh Sutton, New Hope; Claude Wil
liams, ' Parkville; Milton Dadl, - Sr.,
Hertford; ; Herbert Williams, Belvi
- dere, and Colon Jackson, Bethel,
'Attention is called to the page of
information on the Farm Bureau and
what it means to he farmers in this
week's issue ? of The Perquimans
Th big barbecue dinner, which will
climax the campaign this year will be
heUkon October 17. The free tickets
given to members will enable each
member to take his whole family.
Officers of the local unit bare high
hopes of exceeding the 300 member
ship quota set for this year.
National political campaigning grew
hotter this week as charges and counter-charges
were hurled by both sides,
following a disclosure that GOP
vice presidential candidate Senator
JHchard Nixon had used a political
fund of $18,000, contributed by Cali
fornia residents to defray expenses
1 ms omce. un reportea on ts
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uuu w a iiauvu-wiuo wwnmam ""
TuesdaynigKt'&nd declared he had
not pmotam teceived Weeinyeff
the moswy. Meanwhileanher xU-
closure' revealed Go. 'Adlai Steven
son raised a fund in DEnois, which was
reported toed to help pay salaries of I
state employees appointed I by the Gov -
ernor. on caoea on vbu-
son to give an accounting of tms
I una ana aiso personal 1 iinaaciai
statement, which he gave Nixon
Tuesday night Meanwhile, the de
cision on whether or not Njxon will
remain as W vwe presiaemaai can
didate 11 rest with the National (0f Nfle grn net over taffeta, styled
Republican CommMtee. -. . ; 'with snug strapless bodice, topped by
President Trumaiv this week,? starts accented by a bouffant sldrt. She
a 15-day whistle-stop campaign; for carried a cascade of lavendar pom
'Governor Stevenson.. His tour will png tied with matching ribbon and
take him from Washington to the west WOre a headdress matcWng her gown,
coast and back to New7Yrk in he Mrs. Lester Simpson and Miss'Kay
east He Is expected to conduct hislhite Stanton as bridesmaids, wore
camiaiismiig aiiws ue una c
AVVTCU . nuiui yviw mvwmy
by his election to the presidency.
Rocky Marciano became to , world's
heavyweight boxer Tuesday . jiight
when he knocked out Joe IWalcott in
the 13th round of s scheduled US
round fight- Marciano is 28 years
old, while -Walcott'a age was listed
'as 88.'. ';;,;;) ??J;$f;Jifl
Brooklyn cinched the national lea
gue baseball title Tuesday winning
from the Philadelphia team, giving
the Bums a 6H game lead with five
games remaining to' be played. In
the American league the .Yankees re
tain a 1H game lead over Cleveland.
Jury List DraTra
" Members of the Perquimans County
Board of Commissioners met here in
special session last Monday night for
the purpose of drawing a list of jurors
to serve at thek October term of Su
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on, P, H. Onley, D. Moody
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3 1 James Elwood
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' (Courtesy ...U.S. Aycees) "
This is the emblem selected by the
Junior Chamber of Commerce in its
"get out the vote" campaign in ioz.
It is being used by the Hertford
chamber, of Jayvees urging all indi
viduals who are eligible to be sure
they are registered for the general
election to be held November 4. Reg
istration books will open on October
a, uu mo awuvm tfujrcecs urge ,
you to register if you are not already
listed on the registration books.
Spoken Sunday At
The marriage of Miss Amy Van
Roach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.1
Van Roach, of Winfall, to Ray Har
ris, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Har
ris of Hertford, took place Sunday af
ternoon, September 21, at 5:00 o'clock
in Epworth Methodist Church of Win
fall. The double ring ceremony was
performed by the Rev. H. M. Jamie-
son, pastor of the church, in a setting
of palms, fern, white cut flowers, big
mums, chrysanthemums, gladiolus' nd
lighted cathedral candles. Mrs. D.
L. Barber, Sr., played the wedding
music and Mrs. Elwood GrSffin sang.
"I Love You Truly," "Because" and
"The Lord's Prayer." - , V
The bride, who was given in mar
riage by her .father, , wore a waits
length wedding gown of nylon tulle
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w, fashioned with a high
neckHne. lion slMvea ended in wed.
ding peaks - over the hands. The
pointed' bw bodice, buttoned down
pscx witn u50verea oquona, was
applqued with flowerettes. Her fin
v . i.: Ugm, , & jmn .
on arranged from a Chantflly
tiara, outlined ands studded with
seed pearls,. She carried a white,
purple-throated orchid on prayer book, is Mrs. Willie Mae Symons, has been School children of North Carolina r1 wuu "" e Holy
showered with white satin streamers,' selected as a member of the 162nd will again this year.be guests of thlnY .Unurcn- 'During the services
tied in love knots and stephanotis.' . Infantry Regiment football team at N. C. State Fair on Tuesday and Fri- j!1 chTTsan15ow J Founda
Miss Nonie Lou Lane, as maid of lAuKsburg, Germany. Iday of Fair Week. October 14-18. it 10" S ad Kuidly Light
honor, wore a ballerina lenath mm
.oanierina length gowns of shades of
pint and blue net over taffeta, styled
similarly to the honor attendant with
matching headdress. They carried
cascade bouquets of yellow pom poms
ana pink and blue asters, tied with
ribbon to match. .
Traf ton Phillips 'was best man and
the groomsmen were Cary Stallings
and Lester Simpson. ' '
The bride's mother wore a navy
blue two-piece dress with navy and
white accessories and a corsage of
red : carnations. ; The - bridegroom's
mother' wore a brown dress with
brown accessories and a corsage, of
pink carnations. The bride's grand
mother wore navy blue faille with
black, accessories and a corsage of
white carnations. Sirs.. Tom Perry
acted as mistress of ceremonies.
Immediately following the cere
mony the couple left for a wedding
trip to Niagara Falls and upon their
return they will reside in Hertford.
For traveling, the bride wore two-
piece, gray wool suit with accessories
ot, coral and black.
purple-throated orchid Jifted
from her prayer book. .
-Following the rehearsal Saturday
ni-t-V-the bride's parents entertain
ed at-a- eake cutting in the social
hall of the church, for the bridal par
ty families and a few friends. The
bride's table was covered with a white
linen doth, a three-tiered wedding
cake, topped with a miniature bride
and 'bridegroom forming the center
piece. ILighted candles, autumn flow
ers and fern were used for decora-'-ms.
- Mrs.. Johnn'e Lane cut the
le, ITrs. Nj'.!:an I athews presided
i t t e punch bowl, and Mrs. Ernest
"-s assisted with serving the
3. The guecU numbered around
MASONS TO JISET
ionic Lodgw, No,
1 meet Tuesday
,k in the lodge
a- 3 iirged. . and
y i."l.d to at-
Listed 11 Cssgs At
Session On Todsy
Little Tinte Consumed
Disposing Of Cases
" 'A varied docket consisting of eleven
cases was disposed of in Perqufcni
ans County Recorder's Court In ses
sion here last Tuesday.
James Blythe and Ervin Grandy,
each entered .nleas of ruilty to charg
es of speeding and paid the costs of
court. Josenm Parker submitted to
a charge of speeding in the town of
Hertford and paid the costs of court
Costs of court wer taxed against
James Hall who entered a plea of
Igojity to a charge of operating a mo-
tor vehicle with improper munier.
Ravmond Bloxdorf. charged with
passing a vehicle on a curve, entered
a plea of guilty and paid the costs of
oourt. ' , , , - ,
Chanred with drivansr an "overload
ed truck, Joe E. Perry submitted and
paid the costs of court
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Charlie Lightfoot, Negro, was or-
Costs of court were taxes against
James Belch, who - eubmStlted W
charge of reckless driving, v
Prayer for Judgment was continued
in the case in which Sam Baucon wasl" ZZlJ.
chanred with driving .without JJ"
charged with driving without
Will White, Negro, was found guil
ty on a charge of obtaining money
under promise to, work, and failing to
so. He was sentenced to we roaos ej j ,. u
cn j A.i v "L!L. iP fepring, and construction pro
60 days, sentence to be suspend- - i w.rt,. j .w.
ed upon payment of a fine of $45,
thirty dollars of which to be paid to
to White. . .'s.(';''o:.r,-?:r,.;:;.,
A fine of $25 and costs were as
sessed against Emma Feltoiv Negro,
who entered a plea of guilty to a
charge of driving without a license.
Prayer for judgment was continued
in the case in which Abraham Eisen-
man was charged with speeding?
Army Pfc Jack Symona, whose wife 1
His squad will compete with seven
other Army teams in the "Eastern
Conference"; of Germany. There are
five more conferences of service teams
m' ' tm
un Army ut
urougnoui ine country. - -"-"- ' ' .
The competition will be on regi-l Dr- Dorton said that Tuesday, Oc
mental and group level and many of it0Dep 14 opening day of the Fair,
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the participants are former college
and professional players.
Symons is serving as a rifleman in
Company K of the 102nd Regiment,
Which is part of tne 4ara lniamry
Division. ' '
Before entering the Army in Janu-
ary l6l, he was a-memoer 01 tnei
Elisabelth City Pirates, a sem4ro-'I0r
feesional football team. He is the
son 01 Mr. and Mrs. jonn symons
Lieut, Morris Griffin
Awarded Silver Wings
Lieutenant Morris T. Griffin, son
of Mr. and Mrs. (Morris T. Griffin,
Route 2, Edenton, received tfie silver
wings of a jet fighter pilot during
formal graduation ceremonies at Wil
liams Air Force Base at Chandler,
The graduating class was composed
of pilots from four NATO countries:
Denmark, France, The Netherlands
and the United States.
Colonel James D. Mayden,. wing
commander, presented the wings and
Zh mm fiieidiplomas. Colonel Fraac&s Gabresld,
leading U. & ace and Koreanvet-
leran. was the iruest speaker. Preced-
ing the presentation of wings, night
line ceremonies honored the new pi
lots. The traditional dinner dance
held at the Hotel Westward Ho, Phoe
nix, concluded the day's attuvwnes.
Lt Griffin received has a. . in
engineering from the University of
Alabama at Birmingham. He gradu
ated from. Perquimans High School
in 1947. r k .
Town Office Being
fclovcd This Week
Work of moving the Hertford town
office, from its location on Church
Street to the town's new building on
Grubb Street, was started on Wednes
day of this week. . Mayor V, N. Dar
den reported, the .removal . will be
completed by .Monday, and persons
having busmess with the town are
a...ed to call at the new office begin
0;;n House Atl!:;v
Tcv;n Building Set
Public Invited To In
spect New Project;
'.' Officials Hosts'
. Open house will be observed - at
Hertford's new municipal building
next Monday and Tuesday nights, be
tween the hours of 7:30 and 9r30
o'clock, it was announced today by
Mayor V. N. Darden. Who issued a
cordial invitation to the public to visit
the new building and inspect its con
struction and furnishings.
In addition to Mayor Darden, Com
missioners W. H. Hardcastle, Henry
C. Sullivan, Robert L. Hollowell, Ray
White, and former Commissioners B.
C Berry and M. J. Gregory will wel
come the visitors to the butlding. Also
expected to be present at the meeting
will be Tom Swayne, who supervis
ed .the construction, and W. H. Lane
arid W. S. Long, who installed the
plumbing and electrical equipment.
Completion- of the building is ex
pected prior to the date of the open
house. Landscaping is now being
u,v . . , .r ,.1, ,
!heJttelr a.n of thls .
The building wmodern irt every
call room of sufficient size to accom
modate any large delegation which
may desire to appear before board
The structure was started early this
1 ages of some materials held up the
work occasionally but opinions of
members of the Town Board are the
building was completed in a minimum
time and at a reasonable cost.
Incomplete and unofficial estimates
place the cost of the building at ap
proximately $25,000. However, the
exact cost will be announced, accord
ing to V. N. Darden, when an audit
is made of the town's books some
time, during the coming month.
Be Guests At Fair
u announced by Dr. J. s. Dorton, fair
manager. Free tickets, good this year
.wwwnv payment of the Federal admls-
:"n tax, wiii oe ovtmmtea by. ttew.Vw SlT v""futo"
acnonl imniima la
nas oeen lormaiiy designated ' as
''Wake County. School Day" on the
fair program, and Friday, October 17,?J mpany' . t . ,
Jl e "Young North Carolinians'
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1We would prefer," the fair mana-
OT saia, -ior wane vopnty students
cmraren from- other schools to
come on Friday to divide the crowds.
But, if schools outside Wake County
cannot ooiain Duses or other forms
of transportation on Friday we will
honor their tickets on Tuesdav." Dr.
Dorton added that school tickets will
not he good on days other than Tues
day or Friday, : .......
The Fair Office is busy now send
ing out letters to each county and
city superintendent asking them howjer wllich the State President's mes-
many students Tram their systems
plan to attend the Fair. There are
nearly one million school children in
the State, Including private schools
which are also invited, and Dr. Dor
ton expects nearly 200,000 of them to
attend the IFair.
"We are also happy to ainwrnce,",11 interesting and informative talk
the Fair manager said, that thB !De- on the subject of 'How The School
nartment Of FvfotiB Indtniptinn
exmoits in the main educational build,
ing are being expanded this year and
are being given a more prominent lo
cation. Likewise, a special class for
school art exhibits has been wtaWiA.
ed this year and other divisions of
the Fair's nremium ltefc (iava Wr,
revised (to "put more accent on youth'."
Dr. Dorton nnred school
tehdents to return their requestj for
the free tickets as early as possible
so max oistntrataon may be affected
in plenty of me for the children and
their tripjleaders to plan for trans
portation." . .
Dental Society To
Meet Here October 1
Group One of ihe Fifth District
Dental Society will hold a meeting
here on Wednesday night, October 1,
it wa announced today by Dr CL, A.
Bonner, president of the groupi. il
The dinner meeting will be held at
Brown's Restaurant, on Highway No.
Twenty girls have been chosen ito
run for Miss Mono-Queen of 1953 at
Perquimans High School. The win
ner will be crowned at the half of the
Homecoming game with Willdamston
here October 17th. The queen will be
selected by votes cast at the business
houses of the sponsors. There will
be a parade downtown on Homecom
ing (Day with floats from various
clubs and organizations. The girls
who have been nominated to run for
queen are: Mabel Keel, Joyce Sum
ner, Shelby Overton, Judy Winelow,
Pauline Wood, Annette Proctor, Bar
bara Lee Sawyer, Phyllis Trueblood,
Adelia Hall, Sally Overton, Betty
Mathews, Marion Elliott, Alice Jean
Jackson, Marjorie Brinn, Mary Wins-
low, Ann Burke Chappell, Evelyn Ann
Stanton, Peggy Harrell, Katherine
Nixon and Ldna Ruth Proctor.
At Baptist Church
W. P. C: Edwards, 84, prominent
1 - wSST ZZaiZT
Hospital, after nine months' illness.
Mr. Edwards was a native of Gates
County, son of the late John A. and
Elizabeth Goodman Edwards. He was
the husband of the late Pattie Rawl
He had been living in Hertford for
the past 65 years. In 1904 he was
elected to the office of Register of
Deeds and served in this capacity until
1932 at which time he was appointed
as county accountant and served as
accountant until his death.
He was a deacon in the Hertford
Baptist Church, and chairman of the
Board of Directors of the Hertford
Banking Company. He was the old
est member of Perquimans Masonic
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs.
H. A. Whitley of Hertford; two sons.
Jack R. Edwards of Greenville, and
Walter G. Edwards of Hertford; a sis
ter, Mrs. Nina Ellis of Gates; two
grandchildren, Mrs. Pat E. Merrill of
Senora, Texas, and Walter G. Ed
wards of Hertford, and f one great
grandchild. r. v
""Funeral services were conducted
Sunday afternoon at 8 o'clock at the
Hertford Baptist Church under the
direction of the Lynch Funeral Home.
The Rev. Charles W. Duling, pas-
tor, officiated, assisted by the Rev.
m idrftek T r w r t
I"- " " ".
Honorary pallbearers were officialn
of Perquimans County, Deacons of
the Hertford Baptist Church and offi
cials and employees of the Hertford
...ivi.nci woo in ma jDiscoTiai
Hertford PTA Holds
First Meeting Of Year
The Parent-Teachers Association of
the Hertford ' Grammar School held
its first meeting of the school year
on Thursday night, of last week, in
tne auditorium of the school. Mrs.
W. C. Cherry, president, presided over
the meeting which , opened with the
group singing America.
Minutes were read and approved af-
en by Mrs. Haywood White. The
theme of the program was "Schools
Building A Firm Foundation." Mrs.
Warner Madre gave a poem, entitled,
Miss Thelma Elliott principal, gave
inaeavors to uinia uooa uiazens."
i A tne close or this taiK Mass EI-
lott reported 236 children were be
ing served meals, daily in the school's
new lunch room,
Of Powell Bill
' The Town of Hertford has received
the sum of $5,760.32, as its share of
the Powell Fund, allocated to cities
and towns from the State Highway
Commission, Jt was announced this
week by Mayor V. N. Darden. .
. Funds allocated from this source
are for use by the town Sn mainten
ance and construction of streets. The
amount received by Hertford this year
was slightly more than received in
1951. . '
' OES TO MEET MONDAY
' The Hertford Chapter of the Order
of Eastern Star will meet next Mon
day "night at, 8 o'clock in the lodge
rooms MHhe Court House. AH mem
bers are, urged to be present . '
In Grid Contest
Williams And Morris
Spark Offensive In
Displaying a slashing firsMialf at
tack, the Perquimans Indians rolled
up their second football victory oi
the season last Friday night by
trouncing a determined Greenville
eleven 20-13. Howard Williams and
John Morris sparked the Indians' of
fensive. Williams broke loose for a
65 yard run to set up the first TD,
scored by Morris on a line buck. Later
Williams rolled off a 61 yard run.
Pete Mathews and Daryl Allen
stand outs for the Indians in line
Greenville scored first in the game,
using a 68 yard pass and run play
to make the score six to nothing.
Both teams sparred during the first
period, each making one first down,
but it was evident the Indian for
ward wall had stalled the Greenie run-
In the second quarter Perquimans
gained three first downs to one for
Greenville. After no gain Greenville
kicked to the 35 yard line and Wil
liams on an end run went 61 yards
to about the Greenville eight. Mor
ris scored on a quarterback sneak to
tie the score at six-all. Perquimans'
second TD came late in the period
when the Indians recovered a Greenie
fumble on the 29 yard line. One
play, plus a penalty against Green
ville moved the ball to the 3 yard line
and Morris earned it over for the
score. Williams, on a running play,
converted to make the score 13-6 for
Williams scored the Indians' third
TD a few minutes after the start of
the third period. Receiving the kick
off Williams returned Ihe ball to his
own 38 yard line and then on the next
play went over for the score. He
converted on an end run to push the
score zO-6, Perquimans.
Greenville began a ground attack
at this point which netted four first
downs in the final period while the
Indians collected only two. . Midway
theouarter, after a steady down-field
td$f Greenville .scored whtn .Perrj
went around end for five yards, saw
yer converted to make the score 20-13.
Following this score the teams
played about even and the game end
ed with Persuimans in possession of
the ball on its own 45 yard line. The
Indians showed a lot of improvement
over their first game, and made very
few errors in the contest
The Indians travel to Ahoskie Fri
day night for their first conference
game of the season against the Ahos
Cash Receipts From
Marketings Up 16
Per Cent Over 1950
Cash receipts from farm market
ings by North Carolina farmers to
taled $947,296,000 in 1951. This was
$130,773,000 or 16.0 per cent above
1950 cash receipts of $816,523,000.
Receipts from marketings of live
stock and livestock products in 1951
totaled $195,458,000 an increase of 22
per cent over receipts in 1950. In
come from crop sales totaled $751,-
i,000 an increase of about 15 per
cent over returns in 1950.
In 1951 North Carolina ranked 27th
among all States in cash receipts
from marketings of livestock and live
stock products compared with 28th in
1950, 29th in 1949 and 30th in 1948.
The Tar Heel State ranked 4th in cash
receipts from crops the same as for
the past several years.
The ten most important sources of
cash farm receipts in 1951, and the
percentage of total receipts repre
sented were: tobacco 56.4 per cent.
cotton and cottonseed 9.2 per cent,
dairy products 5.3 per cent, eggs 43
per cent, hogs 4.2 per cent, peanuts
8.5 per cent, chickens (including broil.
ere) 3.4 per cent cattle and calves
2.6 per cent corn 1.7 per cent and
forest products 1.4 per cent -
Scout Meeting Called
For Next Monday Night
A meeting of the Hertford troop of
Boy Scouts has been called for. next
Monday night, September 29, at 7:30
o clock at the Scout Hut it was an
nounced today by Charles Skinner,
Jr., who stated plans for the scout
troop during the coming months will
be , discussed and an effort made to
secure a new Scoutmaster for the
troop.' ' . '
All members ; of the troop' and
youths interested in becoming mem
bers,' are urged to attend the meet
ing. ' '
ning next Uc:.iay.