I.i - - Dinner t jaC1
l vidd To-Oi-
TL!s is Ca U day for 'tJie Per
- nmana County Farm Bureau, which
' '.rates the oompkifon of its. 1963
...JjersliSp campaign wh big bar
' scue dinner, free to all members and
rJieir families. The barbecue is to be
held at th high school aSiltflo field
at 4:80 "hi" afternoon; In case of
inclement weather.: the "barbecue 5H
be served in the high school garage.
An address by Alonza C. Edwards
Hookertou, a past president of the
i . rth CaroInar Farm Bureau will be
a feature of the event, and election
of officers ,f, the new year ' will be
The eraota of 300 members had al-
ady been exoeedaJ in repoiiji made
arty in the week; r a large crowd Is
expected. High man to repoxiang
.memberships, sold this week was Her
-Next highest: for the week was, Ef-
wood White, president of Per
quimans iinifc, With 23 vA-i.
.: President White and otheif officers
of the bureau urge aK former mem
bers who -have not' renewed member
ships, and ofhera who may wish to
join to come on out to the barbecue,
and take "out new :nembershSps, and
, enjoy the free dinner. Due to the
rush of personal work, solicitors have
not been able to see everyone to ask
- them to Join. i'VV'vv
A nominating' committee has been
't work preparing for. the election of
officers, and balldtu will be passed
out to members as they arrive for the
barbecue to be placed in the ballot
box, so that the election proceed
speedy "and ive everyone an equal
' tvpicrtAselection of new officers,
-. Heavy regtfstron fof the general
election November 4 . are . reponea
from all "section of the nation; it ap-
- pears the number of votes In'- the
election wjll be the largest ever east
Meanwhilei bothJoTrnof ;Steyenson
and General Eisenhower, , with, only
16 days left to campaign,, are step
ping up their efforts to win the presi
V dency. Poll reports state the out-
- come will probably depend upon the
independent voters who, are still un
decided about the candidate. Jihey. will
-favor with their votes. v--,-
The seventh United Nation As
" sembly opened in New- York this
- week with UN leaders aware of the
' tense international situation, which
they hope to solve, through, operation
of the UN.. Lester Pearson ox Cana
da was elected President of the As-
sembly, and he made a strong plea
for world peace in his remarks to
he representatives of the various
- nations. - ';.
Cost Of liabHHty insurance In North
Carolina will probably be increased
according to an annoucemex f-sa
. r : . . v.. i
Raleigh Wednesday. The N. C Auto
Kate Office proposed a 3 million
X, hike in rates and Commissioner of
' Insurance Waldo C. Cheek Indicated
approval of at least a portion of the
reouest ' ' ' , v li t -
Allied forces m Korea, sAer .hav-
in fouiyht off "heavy OorranuiiikA at
, tacks last week, launched fr 'jus !-
fantry attacks agatoat t. e lieaa, step.
plr-g up the tempo o tli'e war coa
f'Jiwably, after the lull ! ro:r.t about
1 y the truce talks, li ,ports from
. rea stats- the' anr.w
. -Icii ana Cere t
r a truce.
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' n-a Weekly wm tr'anned early
- Cla, week that the Nor Care. -I'm
Labor Department k- ' ' '1
i. v'ti meetin at t s 1 " i
, Court House Thurey i -U- .
r tober 2S, at 8 eVa at .
- time the employment of t 1 1
' dot for harresting cotton,, pes
y- nuts, potatoes and sther grlcul- ;;
turat products wiB be -scussed.
S. G. Harrington, who Is iron
nected with f.N.C Labor De
partment In Raleigh Z1 berths
U prtndpal speaker and It is ex
peeted Forrest 33. Shuford, Com
missioner sf Labor, win also St
tend the mesS
Farmers, as weB as any others
who are Interested, are especial
ly urged to attend the meeting.
- Miss Hulda Wood will serve as
County Chairman for the 1952 Christ
mas Seal Sales. The appointment was
announced this week by Mrs. Ann
Novell, president of the Perquimans
Business and Professional Women's
dub - which sponsors the seal sale
annually in -this eouWty. ; ;
Member of the KiW uu will oe
called on for volunteer work and Mrs.
Louise Barbef will serve officially as
clerk during the drive from Novem
ber 17 to December 25. "
The canwaitrn-w5u be part of the
46th annual Cbristmas Seal Sale con
ducted throughout the United States
bv the 3.000 aasocaatfons sloTiated
with the National Tuberculosis Asso
ciation. ' t ;., ; ""j: , '.! "'' V; . ii' :
."Tuberculosis' ls one of the rmost
complex and costly public health prob
lems in the United States," MUss Wood
said. "The disease is no respectof of ;
persons. - It can attack on the farm
as well as tn the city. In this county
alone there were 24 hew; cases of TS
, Proceeds: Irom hV 1852 Christmas
Seal Sale will be used for an intensi
fied TB control program in 1953, Miss
1 TTVH Mticotiol. r ' : r:
lt&.Vw" mlvh foi all W 00 not
feel Hle to 'eontribute $1.00 at the
time ox an A-ray. 'rc:-:
Rehabilitation for TB cases.
m mm m .
WaoV MarrV well-known after-din
ner sneaker of Elizabeth City.- gave
the Hertford KotaryCWb an Wtar.
tortansr and informative talk on the
principles of Rotary .MernaJUonal at
the - club's ! ladies ritoht party heM
Tuesday evening- ait the Hertford
Grammar School. .' r
Charles Henc, president of ithe club,
presided over the meeting at which
the members entertained their wives
and special guests '
. A turkey dinner. With all the trim
mings, was served In the school's new
lunchroom by the ladies or the uert-
In his informal iaXk Mr. Marr trac
ed the foundation and growth of Bo-.
tary, pointing out how Its slogan- of
Service Above Seu, adoptea by ito
tarians the world over, has worked
to bring about better understanding
between men of many; countries. r.
"V ', -.fi'M ...
JayCiiCTo Sponsor M
Unie 3afc Project -
' TJie- Hertford Junior Chamber of
Commerce plans to conduct a "light ft
bumper for safety" project beginnSng
October 23 through November 1,' -
was simounced " today: by Charles
Skinner, Jr., chairman of the com-
mfittee handlinjr the project.
The project consists of selling and
installing , real teaective- scotchHte'
tans on the rear bumper of sutomo-
jSIct, the purpose c'f i --ica Is to neJp
nreve.Jt motor vel icle accidents which
occur t r' "X 11 s cert of the tape
and toL'utlu Jlon, lr. I SUmner said,
wi'J be nominal; - ,
T,"ften installed the tape can bs seen
for hslf a mile, and s.'Js in protect-
irr TtlJ s are tarked, travel
in? the VJ an! in all type of
adverse w .'.:t.
T.'ls rrc' t w-s sorted by the lo-
: 1 Jcrccj, .vho -ue cn
- yrafcn-g w! Ji
"ns dn the
r Jaycee .o
) to- promote k
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-; By Strong Plymouth
Aggregation 33-7 . .
Friday will he homecoming day at
Perquimans High School ana . tns
various organizations of the school
have arranged a well balanced pro
gram to be observed during the' day's
activities. ; .Features of ih program
will be a parade, at. noon, crowning
of tie Monmrram Queen, and the foot
ball same between Perquimans and
Much interest is being- shown in the
selection of the monogram queen and
the outcome of this contest will be
announced at halftime of the foot
ball game. :? ".;-:rz ;V ; Z-$f
Coach ElMe Fearing's football team
will be looking for its vfirat confer-'
ence victory in ithe game with Wil
liamston. The Indians were swamp
ed by PlymoulJi'inA.conference con
test played here last Frdiay rdghi.
The Panthers handed the Indians a
humiliating defeat before a. large
crowd of fans last week. The final
score was 33-7. Perquimans failed
to show any of the spark -and team
play exhibited in previous games play
ed this season and Plymouth took
quick advantage of the ffistless playing
of the Indfans:':."' r'i;if .
Plymouth scored its first TD in the
first period when Trowbridge scor
ed after the Indians lost the ball on
a fumble. Bateman converted to make
the score 7-0. ; ; Trowbridge scored
again in the second quarter and Bate
man made the score 14-0 on the eon
version. Perquimans line wis, weak
and the Plymouth backs, Trowbridge,
Bateman and Nash (proved themselves
hardhitting runners for the visitors.
John Morris. Indian" Quarterback.
did an outstanding Job for Perquim
ans completing eight cut of 12 pass
attempts. The passing of Morris was
3he main ground gaining efforts made
by the Indians."... ;,v.trt;';:'v i
, Plymouth added another touchdown
to its score in the third Quarter when
IWilliarfn;SaildAaak:. t irstwtfeton
over tne bail on thej.&0-yard line.
Trowbridge, Nash and :- (Bateman
marched 'the, ball over fer the TD.
Pljrmouta scored twice in ther! last
period and tfte? Indians tallied' their
lone, score . WSuiaims scored the TD
and" Paul Mathews converted the extra
point i .
Chairmen of the various commit
tees for the Auxiliary of the William
(Paul Stallings Post of the American
ILegton were-named by Mrs. J. R.
Webb, president, at a recent meet
ing of the unit, -
Named as committee chairmen were
Mrs. Helen Skinner, Americanism;
Mrs. , Grace Morris, child welfare;
Mrs. Helen Winelow, community ser
vice; Mrs. Alice B. Futren, Girls
State; Mrs. AUie Johnson,, legislative;
Mrs. Sarah C White, membership;
Mrs. Ruby B," White, rmuic; ,MrB.
Thelma Hollowell, national security;
Mrs. ' Elizabeth Eldipsey, Pan-IAmeri-can
study;. Mrs.-Madge P. Towe, Past
President Parley; Mrs. Ethel Perry,
poppy; Mrs. Blanche Kanoy, publicity;
Mrs. Alhe v Johnson, rewabiliitataon;
Mrs. ' Pickett Sumner,' hospital, and
Mrs. Eleanor Wilder, ways and means.
The meeting was held at the home
bf Mrs. Kelly White, assisted by Mrs".
Grace Morris, Mrs. Helen Skinner and
Mrs. Pickett Sumner as hosteses.
- .jJuring the meeting the members
contributed many useful sifts which
will be sent to veterans hospitals at
Oteen and Swaneola. ,
Died Tuesday Night.
Horace Lloyd Long, 60, died Tues
day r&g'tX at 9:45 o'clock in the Al
bemarle Hospital following an illness
of three weeks, ' j':,;':',.r-
(He was .a native of Pasquotank
County but had been Hying m Win
fall for the past 26 years. He was
a prominent farmer, son of the late
John Henry and Nora lyes Long and
a rcc'-;rf the,. Olivet 'Baptist
lla "survived by bis wife, Mrs.
"yr"v 11'- Long of Wiinfall; one
t' 1 .-a Nettle Leo Long of
' ; C9 son, Floyd Carlion Lor?
t . 'J; t sisters, llrs. W. T.
i t M lira. C F. Everton of
T ' i i "y -one k'tf-sU'er. Krs.
, . V. 1 -l cf r--lc.!i Cy; one
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l fofenity Cas
Defendant Jailed On
Contempt Charge In
Court On Tuesday
Eight cases were disposed of at
Tuesday's session of Perquimans Re
corder's Court One defendant was
idled on a charge ,of contempt of
court and a bench warrant was or
dered issued by the Judge in another
hearing which was continued untu tne
Jotober 21 term of court.
? A line of $25 and costs were paid
tfir Gerald Herzog who entered a plea
guilty to charges oi speeding,
es of $10 each were taxed against
l Cooper and Arnold Driver on
es of speedmi. ' ;
Wilbur Phthisic was found in eon-
ipt of court and placed in Jail to
ait trial when he appeared in
cdurt drunk to answer, charges of
possession of non-tax paid liquor.
Jadee Charles E. Johnson asked
Pjithdsic if he had been drinking and
tile defendant replied in the' negative
'whereupon the Court ordered the de
fendant examined by the Sheriff, wno
elated he smelled the odor of liquor
on xne aeienaanx s . Dreaui. . ii was
then the Court ordered Phthisic plac
ed in jail. ...'f.' I-;.,-:.'-;;
'Costs of court :: were assessed
against Wardell Jones,' Rufus Hun
ter, Negro, Charlie Hunter, Negro,
and Levon Stokes, Negro, all of whom
entered pleas of guilty to charges of
driving trucks loaded over the weight
; Oliver Rjddick, Negro,5' charged
with speeding, failed to appear to
answer the charges and the warrant
wis returned for service and the de
fendant ordered to post bond.
The case of Willie . Webb, Negro,
charged with using profanity on the
streets . of Hertford was continued
unM next- week, after part of the evi
dence had been presented. A bench
warrant, charging the same. offense,
was oraerea issuea y Juog jann-
I w . a T ir
sdh for EHa Marie Wilson. "TeJ.
monv nreaented indicated th Wilson
'mW v 'Wael Involved is' aflWr
wich" led to the arrest of Webb.
4-11 Cfub fuembars
At District Meeting
The Eastern District 4-H Conirresa
was held for the first time at Wash
ington1 on October 11. Its purpose
was to recognize county project win
ners, district project winners and
members of the county livestock and
dairy judging team.
; 4-H'ers attending from Perquim
ans County vere Kay and Julian
Howell, broth? and sister, of Route
2, Hertford; Li ta Ruth Proctor of
Route 1, Hertford; Myrtle Gordan
Williams of Route 3, Hertford; An
nie Lou Lane, Route 1, Hertford;
Bobby Smith and .; Tilson Chappell,
both of Belvldere.
1 Other county winners were John
Hill Route 2, Hertford; Louise Chap
pell and Clarence Chappell, - Jr.,
brother and sister of Belvldere, and
Wallace Baker, Jr., of Route 1, Belvl
dere. t"'''l'":i'xr ' ; ir - :- v.?-"-'
;.: Clarence Chappell, Jr., was award
ed district .winner certaflcates in
sweet potatoes and in tractor opera-
Hertford PTA Plan
Plans for a Halloween party, to be
held on Thursday, October 30, at the
Perquimans High School gym, were
discussed at a meeting of the Hert
ford Parent-Teacher Association held
on .Thursday night of last week in
th school auditorium. - ;
1 Mrs. W. C. Cherry presided xver the
meeting which was- opened by the
group singing Old Folks At Homa
Mrs. Clinton Eley gave the devotion
al, and used as her .subject "The
Heritage of 1 Yesterday." The PTA
prayer was led by Mrs. Jim Bass. f
. Character and Spiritual Education
was the topic for the meeting', and
the program was under the direction
of Mrs. Warner Madre, who also gave
a poem..' The program dosed with a
film, The House I" Live In. -'
Mrs. Carroll Williams was awarded
the door prise.
Joe Towe Suffers '
Injury In Gr; J Gams ;
Joe Towe, Jn, a stud at'Vir
glinia Ep'scopal School,- ILyncihiburg,
Va,, suf a WVen teg while play
a f " If -me on Saturday
T - t
i ii a member of the
t TU . '
. and !Mrs J. H.
; , . i a graduate of
Tovn Boerd ACrpts Dudgct For Ykt,
Sets lax flcta At Mating Vciissday
WMU Conference In
E. City October 22nd
A Leadership Cxmference for the
Woman's Missionary Union of the
Chowan Association will be held alt
the First Baptist Church in Eliza
beth City on October 22nd, begin
ing at 10 A. M., according to state
ments of the Superintendent, Mrs.
I. A. Ward. -
' , A separate conference for each
group has been arranged so that in
formation and methods for improv
ing the work can be discussed. The
officers of the Chowan Association
Woman's Missionary Union urge all
officers of Circles and W. M. S.
groups to attend this most import
The Perquimans County Executive
Committee of the Democratic Party
at a called meeting held last Satur
day afternoon in the Court House,
named D. F. Reed, Jr., as the party's
candidate for the office of County
Treasurer in the general election on
Mr. Reed was selected to fill the va
cancy on the ticket caused by the
resignation of Max Campbell, who
was recently named county account
Mr. Reed is a graduate of Per
quimans High School, Wake Forest
College, and is associated with his
father in the operation of the Reed
Oil Company. He is past president of
the Hertford Junior Chamber of
'oWe Ofrcln rvf ht
Methoatat - CbuTcnmet
Monday night, October 13, when Mrs,
Edgar Fields was co-hostess with Mrs.
Lawrence Towe at her home on Old
(Neck Road which was made attractive
with gift bouquets of Auftwse pow
ers. ;"-',-; ?5H x-.'
The president, Mrs. W. E. Drake,
presided when routflne business was
discussed. She announced Week of
Prayer would be observed October 25,
through the 31st. Miss Dorcas
Knowtes, secretary, read the minutes
and Mrs. Jim Bob White gave the
Mrs. J. Wilson Dillon introduced the
speaker of the evening, Mrs. J. W.
Boulton of Wigam, England, who
gave an interesting and informative
talk on her native England in her
very charming manner. Mrs. Boulton
was presented a corsage by the hos
tesses and a gift from the Circle.
'Alter the benediction, members and
guests were invited into the dining
room where refreshments of iced
drinks and dainty sandwiches were
served buffet style from a lace-cov
ered table centered wSth a crystal
bowl filled with an arrangement of
all white gladioluses and Dahlias
flanked with burning1 tapers.
Mrs. Walter Edwards, Mrs. Elton
Hurdle and Mrs. Charles Payne as
sisted Mrs. Fields and Mrs. Towe In
serving Mrs. Boulton and Mrs. G. W.
Pitts of' Jonesboro, Arkansas, who
were guests and .the following mem
bers: Miss Knowles, Mesdames Drake,
White, Dillon, Ab Williams. H. C.
Saylor G. T. SWpsey Martin Towe,
R. S. Monds, J. E. Newby, Eldon
Winslow, J. L. Harris and Charles
Hertford Athlete -Gains
Howard Pitt, former Perquimans
Higbv-Sohool athletic star, and now &
junior at Duke rUnlversSty; is' win
ning national recognition for his
football ability as a member of the
Duke squad. ' The Hertford boy mov
ed up to the Duke starting team last
year . and became one of the out
standing players - this season. He
plays end and his pass catching has
accounted for five . touchdowns tn
games played this year. His play
ing assisted greatly in Duke vic
tories of Southern Methodist and
Tennessee, two of Dukes toughest
Duke's team is ranked well up in
the first 10 outstanding teams in the
nation, and the playing of Pitt has
been- a hihht of the team's per
formance. ' '
' He is the eon of "Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Fit ef Hertford. -, . .
' Mr, and Mrs. Wayne Lambdin of
Denton announce . the birth of . a
daucbter. bom Saturday. October 1L
Mrs. Skinner, before her marriage,
f Hertford '
Rate To Remain At
$1.35; Statement w
Issued On Audit
Hertford's Town Board met hers
on Wednesday night for the purpose
of reviewing the annual audit of the
town's books and adopting a budget
for the current fiscal year, which be
gan last July 1. The audit of the
books was conducted by James M.
Williams of the firm of Wail and
Williams of Raleigh. ,
It revealed the following balances
in the various funds of the town, as
of the close of business on June 30th:
general fund $5,591.26; debt service
$435.00, water and light fund $1,256.
66, Powell fund for streets $2,022.86,
Harvey Point fund $3,225.86. Total
bonded indebtedness amounts to $70,
000, and net worth of town proper
ties amounts to $356,880.10. A resume
of the complete audit is to be publish
ed in the next issue of this news
paper. The audit also revealed total ex
penditures for the construction of the
new building through June 30 was
$11,498.28 with outstanding bills ap
proved for payment making the total
construction cost $23,000.
A proposed budget, drawn by the
auditor was then discussed, calling
for a general fund expenditure for
this year of $64,950.00 and utility ex
penditures, including costs of current
at $63,500. The general fund appro
priation Increased $14,898 flyer Un
past year but estimated income over
balances the appropriation sufficient
ly for the tax rate to remain at $1.35
perhundred valuation. On motion or
dered the budget was adopted and the
fax rate set at the above figure, the
same as last year,
At the conclusion of the review of
the audit ' Mr. Williams remarked
the financial condition of the town is
better than usual and commended the
Board upon completion' of the new
municipal building at such a. low
cost : V. "'"'-'"?- "': ".:
' He pointed out that a cheek re-:
vealed total operational revenues of
the town had increased $133,555 dur
ing the past 28. year.. ' - J s -v-s.
The "Board anthtehe-imiptoy
ment of Mr. Williams to audit the
town's books again for 1952 at a fee
of $500. It also authorized the pur
chase of light emblems to be given
members of the fire department for
installation on the firemen's - auto
mobiles. At the conclusion of the regular
business session, the Board went Into
an executive meeting after which the
following statement was released by
"Mr. W. F. Ainsley appeared be
fore the Board and arranged for set
tlement of the balance reported as due
from ice sales and tendered his resig
nation which was accepted."
Report Given On
'52 Soybean Crop
North Carolina's soybean irrowers
will harvest about 100,000 fewer bush
els in 1952 than they did in 1951, ac
cording to a statement released today
by the State-Federal Crop Reporting
laervice and based on crop reports as
of October 1.
The estimated production for this
year was set at 4,848,000, as compar
ed with a total crop for oi
950,000. The 10-year average (1941.
50) for the State is 3,142,000 bushels.
Agricultural statisttdans here esti
mated that the yield-per-acre aver
age will run about 16 bushels from
303,000 harvested acres. The 1951
crop came from 300,000 harvested
' Some damage has been done to the
soybean crop in the State by army
worms and beetles, but some growers
say it is , too early to appraise ex
tent of the damage. Extended hot and
dry weather was. another factor that
caused some damage in the major
producing areas, southern Coastal and
'Piedmont counties being the hardest
Some growers in the Piedmont area
cut part of their acre for hay due
to a reduction in feed supplies, the
Crop Reporting Service stated, bui
most of the cutting was done where
. . . 1 . . M J M..
arougnt nea . airenny aamageu in
i crop. ,
Central PTA Meets - J
Next Monday Night
Central GrammA? School will hold Its
October meeting Monday night, Octo
ber 20, at 8:00 P. M.
The Rev. Virgil Pike wU conduct
the devotional; this will be followed by
special music by a group from the
Bolvidere community. .
f The subject for discussion " this
month b "A HeaKhy Foundation."
Mrs. : Linford WlnsloW has charge of
the program. X. J.. Ever, Sanitarian
of this Health Dlflhidt, will sHcw .a
was Miss 7-Udrsd L-.3g. ' film "rood for KtzJir