SGt11sm3iit For 1S2I1 Tax Co!!ections Concluded At Oosrd Meeting On Monday listed here are the unofficial election returns for Perquimans "County, as reported by precinct workers, prior to t official tabulation to be arade by the Board of Elections. fs:e:::"::3 cted DVFiiECi;;sTS -A I - la cvaiw x National Junior Char er of Commence Week, Janu ary 14-21, 1353, the Hertford Jayeees ' are mailing plans to honor a young man of Ferauimana County with a "JruiJi Service Ward - as man ! tv3 rw." ElvSon Winstoiw is aerv- c" -wu of the Jayeee com c t this project, .-, 'i. ; Jayce&s c-Jre "all civic, or- in &e county to elect a it te for this honor, and the ee i should b baaed upon, the fol- Achievement, leadership and . to his community; personal .ter and ability. Only young i between the agog of 21 and 36 a eligible fcr s consideration of the ward. . ; ''fk? A committee of local citizens, over ' age of 86, has been selected by e "Jayeee committee to Judge the altScaaona and choose the imfivid J to be honored wfSh be award. This vomfni'Stee will wake its selection ear!y in December, and organizations oeaudng to oner a candidate tor the project are requested to file the name and quaMficaltflonawifli Mr. Winslow at an early date. - Anyone in the eommSunity will be allowed 10 make nomination for the award and nomination blanks, Uke- ' wse, may he- secured by contacting Mr. Window- ti. the, Hertford Post Office. i" ' ')'$;'; The Burpoee-of the presentation of the Dingmahed Service Ward, Mr. Window said, is to give credit Where credit la due to every man far wwmunity service. It will be ' an honor of communBty appreciation or noble work, worthy of interest ejid presentation. f v; I k I - A T rd cte of be' tffl E5 and ., ral fJetraoOiFW'Tue.'; Early , (Wo6esda7 morning report - from over the .nation revealed that General : fysenhower, apparently the winner . in tb presidential election by a land ' sfidV was leading Governor Steven ' son-by almost five ntilHon votes. 'ISaenhower had slightly mora than t6 mflfion votes while Stevenson had ' . almost MH milKon.- From the' EJee i toral calculations Eisenhower - was leading Stevenson 442 votes to 89. Wednesday predictions pointed toward -Uisenhower carrying practically every northern -state, - and- breaking -; into the "Sou by winning' Texas, Florida, ."Virginia and the border states of Maryland, OUahomaand Missouri. Governor Stevenson, in a congratu latory message to -the General, con ' ceded (he election about 1:80 A. M., Wednesday. !Ke .expressed.; to - Esenhower may, lead the nation to world peace and in a talk to his cam paign workers he asked -for unity of H pewpte working, together for the '' good of America.. CredJt for the jnvass turnout of voters for the "general election has been given the many organizations ' who . worked hard to promote Interest in the election. Locally the .Hertford Junior Chamber of Commerce carried on a campaign an4 literature was dis ' ' tributed by the local Boy Scouts. Wo- - men were given credit, also, for. the bugs ' vote totals rolled up: through out the nation. X!any voting pre cincts reported a larr Percent .of ... women voted on Tuesday than in any previors enaction. , - , x 1'-s t - " "i cf meet anSmeSs wars t' 1 ii t'orth CrVJaa for e J -. . .ution djrrjf the i C X er ly 2.5 rt er.t 1 i i" j s ti mot.h Ijut y."", it it ! t-" vty fee r.aU.l- 1 C. ' ", - T Trice. i " i f 1 L i of meat ani- 3 "vrr? .M.lOOO " $ J . ' -il' 3 r.rvios . r: 'r,, , . j ' - f , . : i i i i " j i : ... 1 -1 i Stevenson. Sparkman. liaenhowwr- Nixon. .606 ."281 FOR GOVEHNXXB William B. Umstead- H. F. Seawell, Jr FXXR UT. GOVERINOa Luther Hodms --j- W. H. PrltcliorA. .-7CL FOR SHJOEUrAiRIf OF STATE rrhad Eure- -70fl . S3 Frank Carr STATE A UIMTOR Henry Bndrs- .712 - 53 J. A. MauWKy, Sr.. STATE TKEASUU1ER ,. Brandon P. Hodges. B. C Kgers- .701 .55 .709 ATTOEIMSy GENERAL :. (Harry McMullan.. Avalon Hall. SUPEailNTENDENT OF EDUCATION Charles Carroll- Jeter Haynes. OOMMISSICXNER OF AGRJiCULTUTRE j. r. ttaJlwtine Joel Johnson. COMMESSrONER OF INISUIBA1NOE - WaMo Cw Cheek .. John T. Day- coMwrasiowjR of labor rorrer Shuford W. E. Rutledge- .709 . 63 JIM - 62 .704 . 63 .704 . 52 .693 FOR CHIEF J USTICE William A. Devin. C. C. Fraiier, (Sr. 64 .697 FOR JOSTTCE SUPREME COURT , - R. Hunt Parker A. L. Butler. Jeff Johnson, Sr.. (Robert McNeil 69 ,702 . 60 .696 .. 64 -710 FOR CONGRESS Herbert C. Bonner- . FOR STATE SENATE A. P. Godwin 1 . n 709 ' William Cope and. . 72 FOR SOUCIT0R Walter Cohoon 726 FOR RIETIRIEBENTATrVE j.-. . Ki. n. nonnni- FOR REGISTER OF DEEDS JuMan C. FL ... FOR RECOr- i, . , Chas. E. J on FOR THEi. i . a f. r. : FOR O0I- OiMEHS , A. T. La .724 -733, . VilKatn J. ChappalL ; E. R. J' owefl ; FOR' BOAlvrOF EDUCATION M. umg J-.X. ..737 .727- -718 -721 -718 72 72oX' IDelwin Eure George Caddy. .718T .719 .723 231. 112 218 218 53 218 53 218 S3 218 63 218 . 63 217 53 218 218 53 218 . 63 218 53 63 ,218; 53 218 228 228 228 228 228 228' 228 228 228 28 228 228 140 85 148 0 139 0 14 8 138 8 188 138 .. 0 130 .9 & 189 0 138 0 139 8 143 9 143 184 137 188 .1)36 147, 144 140 142 . 139 139 199. J.140"' 140 135 138 r 146 69 m 23 .143 24 146 ; 2 144 23 149 24 145 22 145 22 143 24 143 24 143 24 144 146 23 144 23 147 176 172 174 172 174 174 175 176 179 176 177 17 175 172' 176 46 74 66 27 45 63 26 44 26 44 26 46 26 4? 26 46 26 44 26 44 26 44 27 48 26 44 26 47 52 65 55 55 56 62 52 63 66 65 52 ' g& r SO I 50 . 62 76 106 02 00, , 84 68 90 58 60 82 60 811 68 78 68 80. 61 80 60 , 76 61 78 ' 69 86 ' 59, 78 60 68 104 112 107 100 115 108 108 111 109 109 i 108 '- vm 107 108 110 1245 ;644 1376 223 1355 223 1359 1327 225 1321 214 1338 221 1334 820 1330 226 1326 224 1268 227 1319 224 1339 219 1968 224 1353 1299 1313 1418 1424 1453 1443 1430 1428 1428 1421 - T424 :2434 4418 : ' 1412 1427 Some Stuff in' Voting was so heavy alt the Hert ford precinct here last Tuesday thajt one of the ballot boxes burst as an official was tamping down the ballots with a stick to make room for more votes in the box. R. C. Murray, chairman of the Board of Elections was present at the time, and immediately secured the box by taping it with gum'med paper, re taining all ballots in the box, which had been cast up to the time of the box burst. " Balloting at the Hertford precinct was believed to be the heaviest in years, sunpassing any other election, at least, back to 1928. P.M. A. Committee fc'liris Cpty Voters Tern Out In fcrge For 6:::rd ffcetian it o i p a L. lilt Results Surpass Records , for Years; Demo cratic Majority I "More than 1900 Perquimans County voters went to. the polls on last Tues day to participate in the general lection, electing' national, . state and local officials. . One thousand and eighty-nine votes were tallied in thT presidential race between Governor Arflai Stevenson and General Eisen hower, with Stevenson carrying Per quSmans by - about 65 per cent of the vote, total of whidh was 1,245 while Eisenhower received 644. It was evident by .mwnorning on Tuesday that an unusually large vote waa to be registered in ths county for a general election. , The turn-out surpassed ths voting in the primary last May, and it is oelieved to be xht largest vote in 20 years. A depressing fact was noted at one pnecinet, and reported from others, and that was the number of votes which wen Void because the voter failed to correctly mark his ticket. ifmhito .this had no bearing upon the outcome it shows the need for training in proper methods of voting. Results from Perquimans 1 County became known shortly after 7 o'clock Tiiesday nisht as to the outeoase in the presidential race.- Poll offioiala counted these ballots first and then finished up counting -the state and weal octets. - - Ths voting record for the six pre nc.i of -te' eounty wot -Hertford .-..-a 12. Eol riders 1S2 and Nieanor 110.- B. Umstaad was aa over- : mcrj favorite for. governor re- eedvin? a t&Ul of 1,376 votes to his Fpul!kan opponent, H. F. Seawall, 113. - TLs enre, stats Demo- "c tlv! Jt r"-'7i a commanding - ty ia I C -ly cl-t- a t' .' .1 wens Julian 3. rowcll, Ee.Jtcr of Deeds, whose i t ; 1 was C R. Hohnes, ",7 1,4-'; C E. Johnson, ; Jufjs, 1,4.3; V. F. Eeed, , -tr, 1,4:D, ani County , A. T. Ir-.., 1,4:3: Halloween Carnival Outstanding- Success ewsaamw ' '. ' ' Th annual kaUoWeen Carnival of the Perquimans Central Grammar School, which was held at the school Friday night, October 31, wag an out standing success both from a financial as well as an entertainment stand point .Xvi;-; More than 1900 was realized from the various activities of the carnival. Highlights ofo the evening were the bazaar, snack .bar, fish ponds, county store, cake sale, fortunetelKng, booth and auction sale. . The popularity contest created a great deal of interest. 'Winners were as follows: . Princess Celtic Long: runner-up, Mary Beth Hurdle. iPrinteTDonald Mathews; runner up, Billy Wihslow. Queen Barbara White; runner-up, Lois Turner. ' . King Grover Hollowell: runner-up. RaSford Copeland. Tint . costume parade produced a great deal of merriment Raiford Oopaland was decLarod the winner. .; E. Ive7, 1,421, i- L. i . i.-:;i. i a. r. r : and .'il.m i r Tlaa Ecsna '. . !-o w-i t 1 r Hertford PTA To Meet Next Thursday The Parent-Teacher Association of the Hertford Grammar School will ob- sws open house, at its meeting on Thursday n'JLt, November 13, in (jhe school auc-iorium baginning at sight o'clock and all fMhers of dhlldren attending ths school are urged to at tend. , v-..;" 7,fi-: After ths short business session the members and visitors will be invited to vkt ths classrooms of the school to sea the displays of the children. To Cczlzct Cancer airlz Friday Nov. 7 r Schoolmasters To Meet At VVinfs!! Perquimans County Education groups will be hosts at a meeting of the West Albemarle Schoolmaster's Club when a dinner median? will he held at the Central Grammar School lunchroom next Monday evening at 6:30 o'clock, it was announced today by J. T. Blggers, superintendent of local schools. . - Some 75 superintendents, principals and teachers from 10 counties and the systems of Edenton and Elisabeth City are expected to attend the meet ing. A. Filston Godwin,' State Senator- Elect for the First District, will be ths speaker for the evening. 4-H Achievement Day Program November 13 The annual 4-H Achievement Day broaram will be held Thursday, wo vembtor 18. at P. M., in the audi torium of Perquimans High School, it waa announced today by Claude Kuu- r, Jr, Assistant County Agent, who stated county , and district project winners wQl be pwsentad and swards riven out. 4- activities wm ne re ported and new officers for ths coun ty council will be installed. A recreation program will follow the ceremonies and ths puDtoc is vdted to attend. . Releaseslleport On 1951 Activity Voters Approve Three Amendments Perquimans County voters approved the adoption of three constitution Bjnendmants, voted on in the general election last Tuesday. , The result. unofficially, were No. 1, 729 for, 278 against; No. 2, 649 for, 194 against; No. 8, 661 for, and 139 against. The first amendment, , affopteu statewide. - will permit Ctalta . and eounty tax units to levy an; amount up to 20 cents par hondred aouar valuatioti on property. ' The second and third amendments deal with the filling of vacancies in states offices under a uniform method. - VFW V.ZZTISQ tondat ' The Garland H. Ownley Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will 1 check-up at one of ,mc.t -I-Tonday, nijrht at ,8 o'clock at J those aaanpg arelC e VF,7 hall. All members are urg- 3 t"--ir own iCa. : lei to be present, . V Tr mor..ly Northeastern Cancer SctecCon CUrac will- be held (Fri-J-y, Nove'riiaf 7, at the EeaM'Oen 1 r in E" J ' -h City, It was reported t '-y by L.s.'W. W. FInlator, clerk, .. i r-itre'on from 12:45 P. M., i'.l i ,'hst forty are urged to r3 n r A report covering programs aJ- ministered by the Perquimans Coun ty P. M. A. Committee has been re leased by Helens W. Nixon, secretary of the committee. The program will affect each farmer directly and con sumers indirectly by furnishing a framework for sound agricultural economy. During the year 1962 a total of 131,- 319.78 was rendered in assistance through material and services re ceived. These were rendered in lieu of cash payments with the Govern ment paying part of the costs of the materials or services and the farmer paying part Largest items listed un der thus report were for AAA hme, Bagged lime, fertilizers and Ladino clover. A total of 81,764.21 was the amount of assistance, rendered for materials purchaser commercially with the Lfarmer receiving a cash payment for carrying out the soil building prac- The report alsq, contained ; these highlights of the programs: "The intent of the 1961 Agricul tural Conservation Program was to obtain e greatest possible conser vation with available funds, and to assist farmers in increasing conser vation activities on their farms. Through the program $6,913.06 was brought into (Perquimans County through checks to 510 farmers, to gether with the credit for conserva tion services and materials, which was received by business concerns rtn the amount of 831,319.78. The allocation of (funds to rer- quimana County for 1951 for carrying out soil building practices was $33,- 410.00. Of that amount $33,083.99 was actually used with. 499 farms participating in the program. The benefits of the Price Support Program is available to farmers of Perquimans County. The program covered the 1951 crop of corn, cotton, peanuts, soybeans, oats' and wheat. The Price Support Program helped to stabilise the grain market. "When supplies of one of the so- called 'Basic' crops become so large that they threaten to disrupt the mar ket.: marketing quotas may be pro claimed by the Secretary of Agri culture. , The' effect of quotas is to limit the sale of the commodity dur in the marketing- year and to divide the available market proportionately amonv the growers of the crop. "Marketing quotas . were in enect on peanuts for 1951. There were 617 neanuts allotments in 1951 wita a total allotment of ? 5042.7 acres. 4,572 acres of peanuts were harvested is 1951 on 534 farms.-. '"As rVKwSmana County farmers produce four of the -basic crops, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation selected this eounty in which to pro- mots Multiple Crop Insurance. Tne PMA in Perquimans County performs the administrative work of Multiple Crop Insurance with included estab ushins? average yields and premium rates for individual farms; semng Insurance; obtaining from insured farmers acreate reports that snow the acreage seeded to the insured crop; v collecting premiums; and re porting losses. "Under the 1951 crop insurance program 150 contracts were in force in Perquimans County. . BIRTH , ANNOUNCEMENT Mr- and Mrs. Asa E. Stalling of Belvidere announce the birth of a son, John lEdward, born October 29, at Albemarle Hospital Mother and son are reported 'doing; nicely. . - EASTERN STAR TO MEET ' The Hertford Chapter of the Order of th Eastern Star will meet &ext Monday sight at eight o'clock in the lodza rooms in ths Court House. AU members are urged to attend, ' Banks Is Retained As Clerk Of County Recorder's Court A settlement for the collection of 1951 taxes, due Perquimans County, was made here last Monday between the Board of County Commissioners and Sheriff M. G. Owens. The settle ment revealed that of a total tax levy of $144,804.36, County Accountant (W. F. C. Edwards collected $25,748.19 and Sheriff Owens collected $114, 950.78, leaving a balance of $4,107.39 which the sheriff reported as insol vent, and the same being accepted by the Board. The tax books for 1952 taxes were ordered turned over to Sheriff Owens upon his presenting the clerk of the Board with an affidavit pertaining to the insolvents, and this was done on Tuesday. Mrs. Jean Chappell White was ap pointed as delinquent tax collector for the 1951 books. Her commission was set at five per cent, the same com mission aa paid the sheriff. Other matters handled by the Board during the meeting on Mon day included the appointment of Chairman A. T. Lane as a commit tee to purchase chairs for the agricul tural building auditorium. The bench es in the auditorium were sold to Mrs. Melvin Saunders for the sum of 8180. Acting on the matter of the resig nation of C. C. Banks as clerk of the Recorder's Court, the Board wag ad vised Mr. Banks had agreed to retain the position at a salary of $150 per Unonth. The Board was also advised by the chairman, A. T. Lane, no ap plications had been received for the office. : Some discussion was then held on consolidating the office with that of the Superior Clerk, as it was two years ago, at a salary of $150 per month, but at the conclusion of this discussion the Board authorized a salary increase to $150 for Mr. Banks, with the office remaining under him. Authorization was granted for the purchase of a filing cabinet for-Use in the Negro- Agriculture Agent's of fice. " ;-'::. " Miss Mae Wood Wiwfuv and Mrs., Silas M. Whedbee, representing the' Library Board, appeared before the Commissioners and expressed their thanks and appreciation for the reno vation of the library building and in vited the board members to visit the building and see the improvements which nave been made. Approval was voted by the Board on a petition for the State Highway Commission to improve a road near Woodville, known as the Episcopal Church road. Fall Achievement Day Program Held At Winy Yed. Mrs. P. P. Gregory, Past President of N. C. Home Demonstration Clubs, was guest speaker for the Fall Achievement Day Program held at Winfall Grammar School on Wednes day, November 5. She showed slides taken on her trip to i"urope, since the war, and made a very interest- Ing.talk. Mrs. John Hurdle, County couneu President, presided over the meeting which opened with the group sing ing, "United Nations Hymn." The County Chorus, dressed in new eapes, rendered special music mavidero Club gave the County Report of Achievements, in the form of a sni. Mrs. M. T. Griffin of Hopetwell Club presented the speaker. Perfect at tendance and Reading 'Certlfteaws were given to those eligible to receive them. The meeting adjourned with the collect Following the meeting, BalWhaek, Bethel, Beech Springs, Burgess, Snow HflWWhite Hat, Helen Gaithw, and Hopewell Clubs were hostess to a tea in the school lunchroom. ndians-Bayboro Game Here Friday The Perquimans Indians will play host to the football team of Baybore a Fridav nioht. with the game sched uled to start on Memorial Field at 8 o'clock. - ' 1' ' -' ' Coach Elli FearWe Indiana have won six games and lost two thus far this season, rolling up a total of 164 points against their opponenw V8. The Indians' only - losses were to AhoskSe. strong Contender .for .the State title and to Plymouth. Fans are - r promised aa excellent game tonight as reports state th Bayboro team will come here with a good record, xand also hoping to avenge its toss to Perquimans last liSpringr in the. state baseball playoffs.