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Hertford, Perquimans County;.North Carolina, Friday, July 29, 1955.
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The Perquimans Indians dropped
"a second place in the Albemarle
I ue standing Tuesday might af-
r. losing a 14-S decision 4o',the
Colerain Trappers., The- contest
was costly one for the jMdiaus
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K.jury wmcn is expected to uueuuie
the popular pitcher, for the remain
C r of the season.'
fjhanpell, starting pitcher for
' quintans, was ' hit by . a batted
'4. early ill the game. He had
awed only one hit up to the time
f. baing relieved by McKay Bid
The ball struck Chappell on
.0 .elbow but it was reported no
ne was broken. "
Allan Winslow finished the game
i Perquimans pitcher after reliev
? Riddick. . 1 . . : '
It Vfas the- third loss during the
.ek for the Indians, who bowed to
!anton 6-5 in a game played last
.iday night. Edenton had a 5-1
id going into the eighth inning
t a-strong rally by Perquimans
' itted the count and Edenton tal
j the winning run in the bot
. ai of the same, inning.
Matthews hurled a nice game for
. rquimans giving- up six hits,
.'Uing . five and fanning iour
tiers; ; The Indians , committed 4
-rs.' Emminiser was the win
y pitcher for Edenton giving ttp
i hits, on a home run by John
wis.' I," I 1 ' . ' '
The Indians lost to Colerain-4
'a game played here,. Thursday
ght oflast week. JUddick, pitch
X fothe Indiana allowed eight
ti. struck; out 14 Mi issued-font
i l!TL.ch was,th Cole-
: ijher.u ' ffr'1
tiand" auu'ed Unc: t. riri
) oii&h and" fifth' but Colerain
"d the count at 8-all in the
.a and then rawed ahead 6-3 in
i sixth.-. Errors in this inning
ved costly- to the Perquimans
i ,An Indiata rally in the
:.ih fell abort when Perquimans
.iied its final run. ' ' ,
Two home games are on tap for
Indians next wek when they
ay NAP here c Tuesday and
.iday night. , xt Thursday
';ht the Indians I iy in Eliza-
,th City. The loci management
i hoping to adda t d game here
xt week by ' t -ing tor,
Jce-up e-f a raii. ' -tgamewjta
ntoiU - - ' , 'Z.
Taaled II "i for- t-.e renovaticii of
elect;-' X ayc'-i inth Per-
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t'was announced t'.'s w.ic by
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Support Program V
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'! Perquimans County peanut grow
ers voided .their approval of the
Peanut Growers Association pro
gram by an overwhelming majori
ty in a referendum held last Sat
urday. Local growers voted 163-7
for the continuation- ofhe pro
gram which has been' in effect for
the past two years. -; ,
State-wide the program was ap
proved by a vote of 14,906 to 617.
The action is viewed by Association
and agricultural officials as a sig
nal for continued research and de
velopment of the peanut industry.
President Eisenhower," in a re
port to the nation Monday night,
gave a summary of the Geneva
meeting of the Big Pour, stating
he feels the conference has brought
about a new friendliness among the
world powers. ' The President said
time alone will evaluate the sue-',
cess of the Geneva meeting, but
sufficient progress was made for
the leaders to plan a Fall meeting
of Foreign ministers to further dis
cuss east-west differences. The
President also reported there were
no secret agreements entered into
during the Big Four meeting con
cerning world problems, v
A. . Washington report Tuesday
announced that the U. S. is to hold
a special meeting with Red China
to' discuss ifjeiB of civilians from
the two countries , and other prob
!tfglBWtir" ew", " ""w??; meet
ing will be' held in! V -'neva rand7 the
by WL Alexis Johnson, , ambassador
to 'Czechoslovakia.' ! ; I I
Pentagon officials reported this
Week the Army witl arrest and
court martial three' former U. S.
soldiers who elected to remain with
the- Communists following the Ko
rean armistice. The report said the
three will be charged with aiding
the enemy following their capture
in Korea. .
' Hopes for adjournment of Con
gress by July 30 'wer blasted by
opposition developing A toward a
number of last minute bills during
the past two weeks and Washing
ton reports state the Congress now
hopes to adjourn for the summer
some time about the middle of
August ' f. ''
. An $152,000 theft from a Dayton,
Ohio baker was solved this week
when ; police arrested 11 , youths
charged with the robbery. The
money was taken from buckets hid
den in the baker's basement. PO'
lice report they recovered (52,000,
of the amount reported missing.
Preach Here Sunday
The Kev. Harold Thach of Gor-
etn8Ville, -Va,, VJ bei!the guest
preacher at the Hertford Baptist
Church for the morning service this
Sunday, it was announced today by
the Rev, James O. Mattox.
Mr. Thach, well known native of
Perquimans, began preaching in
1947 and has held a number of pas-
ates since that t'me. At pres-
i, he serves fo ichuivl.es near
rdonsville. He 'Tec6'"ned. hj s
? aining " at Lot.' urg College.
,ke University . 1 I -ry Uni-
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J. P. Perry a 1"
Thach, will i:
e IZ Jord Bapt:
r v ' " preside ani
T r "ge as us
V. llic is cor.
f riend of
i the pas
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' LAST FLING The Army's famed "Hambone," left, a mule who has taken many blue ribbons In the
jumper class at horseshows, has been retired from the hurdles by the veterinarians at Fort Carson,
Colo. Here, ridden by Lieutenant Daniel B. Frit chard, Jr, Denver, Colo, she sets paee for "Ml hue,"
Chief Warrant Officer John C. McKInnejr, Splndale, N.C, riding. Both mules are Army pack animals,
Revival Services v
At Berea Church v
A series of revival services will
be held at the Berea Church of
Christ, beginning next Monday,
August 1 and continuing through
August 10. Services will be con
conducted ' each evening ''and the
public is invited to attend. Har
old Turner of Elizabeth City will
be the guest preacher and Norman
Miller of Bridgeton, will be song
leader, - '
"It was the", thrill of a lifetime,"
was the expression by Miss Peggy
Harrell in describing her' recent
trip "to Florida where, for the sec
ond time, she1 competed as 'a con
testant in tile' Dixie Frolics,'"third
largest beauty contest staged in
Miss (Harreflts was one of 24 con
testants accepted for this contest
from a list of 150 applications.
She was accompanied to th"e festi
val by her mother, Mrs. T. T. Har
reB. Her entry, on&-f two from
North Carolina, was sponsored by
local clubs and . the Winslow Oil
, On arrfvanh Daytona Beach the
Junior ; Chamber . of Commerce,
sponsors of -the Frolics, arranged
for accommodations for Miss Har
rell and her mother. Following this
was a round of registration and in
structions in, preparation by. each
contestant for1 the pageant itself.
A former- movie director and pro
ducer, Staniey Nass, coached each
of the contestants to improve tal
ent and poise and directed a day
long' rehearsal to rfd the girls of
any possible stage-fright. :.
The rehearsal, . itself, was quite
a treat, according to Miss Harrell,
to the chaperones who sat in the
auditorium witnessing the presen
tation by each of the 24 young la
dies. , '
. The Jaycees provided a wonder
ful schedule of sight-seeing trips
for the contestants which made
their stay in Florida' a busy and
exciting one; and incidentally, help
ei'to rellievj the tension of the
contestants yhlch was building up
cs the . pli- x of the parade and
coi.lost dr r npar. - "'' 4 ;
Camera ana had a field day dur
ing t! i .,test, Mis 'Harrell re
ported,' u seemed, the contestants
were tntly having their pic
tures' t a by press photographers.
and m rs attending th6 event.
Tne'l uty contest opened, with
tha talei show .on a Saturday, dur
ing vhi i Miss Harrell said she
was . -l..sd sitting on the stage at
ah 3 Grand Piano, being'accom-p-
'by a 1 piece , orchestra
wl ' she play 1. "It made me
I .1 and war. I j be a great con
' ' nict," r ' -' 1. On Sunday
; poi e
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Defendant Held For
' 5 A verdict of probable cause was
returned in Perquimans Recorder's
Court here' last Tuesday by Judge
Chas. E. Johnson in the case in
which Herbert Brown, Negro, was
charged yhh having immoral rela-
tions with a female (Untjer the age
.of 16,' Brown was bbuhd ovac. tc
th fSupMior Qourt for tnal next
October'. Bond for the defendant
was set at 1200. "'
Pleas of guilty1' to charges' of
speeding were entered by Richard
Devrionlt, Robert Tuleys, ' Rocco
Migliozzl : and Luther Gurkin, Jr.,
and each paid the costs of court
Walter Ewing paid a fine of $18
and costs of court after pleading
guilty to charges of speeding. A
fine of $9 and costs were assessed
against Robert Wallace, on speed
ing charges and a fine of 4 and
costs ,were paid by C. E. Winslow
who submitted to speeding charges.
' John Herrin paid the costs of
court after pleading guilty to
charges df improper passing.
''Costs of court were taxed against
The North Carolina Peanut
Growers Association is very proud
of the outcome of the referendum
on July 23rd, said C. A. Alexander,
President of the Association. The
total vote ' of 15;423 voting in the
referendum,, said Alexander, is
nearly twice the number who voted
in the firet "Assessment' referendum
in 1953 when 8,247 peanut growers
voted. ' Mr. Alexander stated that
he is particularly pleased over the
fact that 96.6 of those voting
voted in favor of the 2c per 100
pounds assessment, which will be
used by the North Carolina Grow
ers Association to promote produc
tion,, marketing, legislation and pri
marily consumption of the Virginia
type peanut produced in North Car
olina, Jiy '": ?
Mr. Alexander said, "in all my
experience-with referendums and
elections,- B have never seen' more
Complete cooperation upon the part
of the press, radio, television, and
other interested agencies than was
displayed in preparation fori this
referendum. It was our goal that
every peanut grower know ; the
complete' details of the referendum,
and I believe that through the co
operation of the above mentioned
we were completely succesml In
getting the information to. every
peanut r "ver." "The 15,42a votes
cast,"' 1 ' AIendert "represent
ed 21,f farms fronvwhich pea-
r; ' 1 " je " rrciully harvested
Vincent Elmore, Jr., and Raymond
Welch, each of whom submitted to
charges of failing to observe a stop
sign. . '
Alphonzo Felton, Negro, paid a
fine of $25 and costs after plead
ing guilty to charges of driving
tdthout a, license. "5
Darrell Ritchey, entered .srp"lia6f1
guilty to Charges 01 carrying a con
cealed weapon. He wal ordered to
pay a fine of $50 and costs ,of
court '.'- '
, Paul Wylie, Negro, found guil
ty of being, drunk was released
from custody after haying spent
four days in jail. .
Charlie Reed, Negro, was found
guilty of a charge of assault with
a deadly weapon. He was given a
60 day road sentence, to be sus
pended upon payment of a fine of
$26 and costs of court
Russell Gilliam, Negro, was fin.
ed $10 and . costs after pleading
guilty to charges of assault with
a deadly weapon. Jackson Costen,
Negro, was found not guilty of as
Hunting and fishing licenses for
the 1955-56 season have been re
ceived and are now on sale, County
Game Protector Horace Cohoon, an.
nounced this week..
Practically all old licenses ex
pire July 31, and sportsmen are
warned against putting off getting
new ones and forgetting about it
Types of licenses and foes for
tAe new season are about the same
as they were last year. Thft com
plete schedule is as follows:
Combination hunting and fishing
license for state residents, $4.10;
state fishing license, $3.10; county
fishing license, $1.10; State hunting
license, $3.10, county hunting li
cense, $1.10; state trapping'licsnse,
$3.25, county . trapping license,
$2 25.'., Daily fishing permits for
state residents, 60 cents.
- The recent legislature restored
the non-resident five-day fishing li
cense, which sells for $2.60; and a
non-resident daily fishing permit
for $1.10. t , , ;
Miss Lelia Lee Winslowt a mem
ber of the faculty of Central Gram
mar School for the past two' years,
has, completed the required work
for. a Master's Degree at East Car
olina College. She received, her
BA. degree from WCUNC. j
. MASONS TO MEET
The Perquimans Masonic Lodge
No. 106, A. F. & A. M., will meet
Tuesday ; night at 8 o'clock. All
mu.'uera are urged to attend, .
: Eighteen 4-H Club members from
Perquimans 'County left, Monday
morning to attend 4-H Club Week
in Raleigh. This is an annual af
fair' which includes delegates and
participants from all the counties
in North Carolina, which have or
ganized 4-H Clubs. .
Those attending along with Miss
Kimsey Perry, home agent and L.
R. Sasser, assistant farm agent
are: Kay Howell, LaClair Wins
low, Ann. White, Rachel Spivey,
Jean Edwards, Lois Violet Winslow,
Jo Anne Matthews, Annie Lou
Lane, Wallace Baker, Whittle Mat
thews, Joe Rogerson, Belmont Per
ry, Irvin Mansfield,. Julian Howell,
Billy -Hudson, Daniel Eure, Bobbie
Smith and Clarence Chappell, Jr.
Among the . boys and girls to
compete in the State-wide contest
from Perquimans will be the Judg
ing Team composed of Wallace
Baker, Billy Hudson, Julian How
ell and Clarence Chappell, Jr.;
Dairy Foods Demonstration Team:
Rachel Spivey and Jean Edwards;
Vegetable Use Demonstration
Team: Annie Lou Lane and Jo
Anne Matthews; Vegetable Market
ing Team: Lois Violet Winslow and
Clarence Chappell; Forestry Indi
vidual: Julian Howell; Soil and
Water Conservation: Billy Hudson
and Daniel Eure; Peanut Produc
tion and Marketing Individual: Ir
vin Mansfield; Cotton Production
and Marketing. Joe Rogerson and
Belmont Perry. Annie Lou Lane
will participate in the State Dress
Revue'as County Winner, and Jean
Edwards and Wallace Baker will
represent the county in the Health
"We are very proud of these boys
and girls and know they will rep
resent Perquimans in a fine way,"
stated Mrs. Florence W. Webb, as
sistant home agent
rienied For FUA
David G. Modlm has been ap
pointed as Area Supervisor by
Horace J. Esenhower, State Direc
tor Farmers Home Administration,
to work with the three county of
fices located as follows: Hertford
office which Serves Perquimans,
Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates
and Pasquotank counties with Ed'
win F. Morgan as county supervise
or; Plymouth office which serves
Washington and Tyrrell counties
with W. Willis Boweir as county su
pervisor, and . Williamston office
which serves Martin and Bertie
Counties with James C. Eubanks as
. Mr. ModJin hopes to greatly im
prove the services rendered farm
ers through the Farmers Home Ad
ministration program in this area.
Mr. Modlin has 20 years experi
ence with the agency and will be
headquartered at his home in Wii
liamston. Mr. Modlin is an experi
enced engineer and appraiser and
will do all appraisal work in' the
Albemarle area. He will also audit
all loans of all types that the su
pervisors make in this area. ''
Farmers interested In obtaining
the services of the Farmers Home
Administration should contact the
local offices . Hertford, Plymouth
With the recent 'addition of 25
ei.iTT.-i. tir 1 ...,oi ceremony.
rw 'B"y . ."e. u
largest such organisation in the
southeast and tha sixth largest in.
The Tar Heel patrol numbers 553
officers and men, only three short
of its authorized 856-man strength.
Only California,' New York, New
Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania have
a greater number of troopers, pa
trol headquarters' said.
Neighboring states, with the ex
ception of Georgia, reported their
complement of troopers as follows:
South Carolina 287, Florida' 243,
Tennessee 856, Mississippi 198, Al
abama 285,, Louisiana 36 and Vir
ginia 550. . -v
Headquarters said there will be
no idleness. in the ranks since
North Carolina is first in the Na
tion in State maintained highways.
Approximately 70,000 'miles of
roadg are patrolled, by State troop
ers; VI V - 'V-'" ;
Here On Aug
1 ' A
County Board Will;
Meet Next Monday V
The regular August meeting of
the Board of County Commission
ers will be held in the -Courtroom
next Monday, August 1, beginning
at 10 A. M. Further considera
tion of the County Forester situa
tion is expected during this meet
ing as well as the usual routine
matters to be handled by the
Members of the Board, and oth
er county officials have been invit
ed to be the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Morgan, for the annual dinner
at Morgan's Boarding Home.
Peggy Lou Goodwin
Becomes Bride Guy
In a candlelight ceremony solem
nized Sunday afternoon, July 24,
at 4:30 o'clock in the Edenton Bap
tist Church, Miss Peggy Lou
Goodwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George Louis Goodwin, of Edenton,
became the bride of Guy Sedberry
Cannon, son of Mrs. Edna Sedberry
Cannon of Hertford, N. C. The
Rev. R. N. Carroll, pastor, officiat
ed at the double ring ceremony.
The church was decorated with
white gladioli, palms and white
candles. Prior to the ceremony a
program of nuptial music was pre
sented by Miss Agnes Chappell, or-.
ganist and George Clifford sang
"Through The Years," "O Promise
Me," and "The Wedding Prayer."
Entering the church with her fa
ther, the bHde ;.wore 1 a twedding
eatm with ntted noaice ana uueen
Ann, ddflar, the long sleeves ending
in wedding points at the hands.
The full ruffled tulle skirt over sat
in with lace redingote extended in
to a sweeping train and her short
veil of French illusion fell from a
half-hat of lace, pearls and rhine
stones. She carried a bride's Bi
ble, topped with a white purple
Miss Libby Small of Edenton
was the maid of honor. She wore a
mint green organdy dress with fit
ted waist and colonial off-the-shoulder
collar. The skirt was ruf
fled from the waist to floor length
with taffeta sashes anS large bows
and small pastel flowers knotted in
ends. She wore a large picture
half-hat of organdy like her dress,
with flowers in back to match
The bridesmaids were Miss Jane
Russell of Farmville, N. C, Miss
Crystal Haste and Miss Frances
Privott of Edenton, and Miss Au
drey Harris of Oxford, N. C. Their
dresses were fashioned like that
of the maid of honor, but were of
petal pink organdy. '
The best man was Capt. Elmo H.
Cannon, Jr., brother of the bride
groom, and the ushers were Ben
Thatch, Jr., Laurence Sutton and
Gene Phillips, all of Hertford, and
Garland Walker of Elizabeth City.
ed dresg acceg.
sories and a corsage of talisman
roses. The bridegroom's sister-in
law, Mrs. Elmo H. Cannon, Jr.,
wore a light blue nylon and cotton
dress and a corsage of pink roses.
Following the ceremony the
K, - . Aanm -..,
guests in the vestibule of the
For traveling the bride wore an
azure blue pima ' cloth sleeveless
dress, princess style with bolero
and white accessories and the or
chid . lifted from her Bible.
Those entertaining for the bride-
elect' were Miss Frances Privott
Miss, Crystal Haste, Miss Libby
Small and Mrs. Chester Weikelt all
of Edenton, Mrs. Archie T. Lane,
Jr., of Hertford, and Mrs. William
Jacocks of Hampton, Va,
CHtJRCH SCHOOL POSTPONED
There will be no church school
ft Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Sunday, it was announced by the
Rev. Paul Shultz. but celebration of
Holy Communion will be observed
at the church Sunday , at : 8:30
Association To Select .
Officers For Com- ,
Hertford will be the seene of s '
division-wide meeting of State r
Highway employees next Wednea '. ,
day, August 3 when seme 700 em-
ployees of State are expected to
gather here for the purpose of fa
miliarizing themselves with a pro
posal to integrate the State .Re
tirement System with Social Se
This meeting will be held in the
auditorium at Perquimans High
School, beginning at 4 o'clock P. M.
and principal speakers are expect
ed to be Otis Banks, Secretary of
the State Association of Highway
Employees and M. H. Barney, Dis
trict Manager for the Social Se
curity Administration of Rocky
Presently, retirement plans for
state employees are handled solely
through the State Retirement Sys
tem but a proposal has been made
to tie this plan with Social Securi
ty and an election to determine the
matter will be held sometime thin
fall. The Highway Employees As
sociation will conduct a series of
meetings to familiarize the employ
ees with the proposition.
All employees of this Highway.
Division, that can, are expected to
attend the meeting and special in
vitations have gone out to A. H.
Graham, Chairman of the State
Highway (ktrnmission and J. Em
ir.ett Winslow, Chairman of tha
First Highway Division.
Following the afternoon sessvari,
the annual meeting of the Highway
Employees Association will be held
at the Hertford Grammar' School ,
beginning with a dinner, at 6:30
P.M.;. A; business.' sessiojji, includf, '
ing etajtfm of rmrs fe-the;AW
socia'tiori will follow tn tiniier, V.
Adopts New Rule
On Polio Shots '
The District Health; Department,
during a staff meeting last Friday,
changed its decision on giving the
second anti-polio shots to children
of this area, and have set up a
schedule for these shots to be given
to children who desire them prior
to the opening of schools.
"Salk vaccine sufficient for the
second inoculation of children in
this Health District is now ready
for all children in the first and
second grades for the school year
1954-1955 and who had the first
dose before schools tffosed. "
. "While no mass inoculation will
be attempted before schools open,
parents desiring that their children
have the second dose now may get
it by bringing their children to
their county health offices accord
ing to the following schedules:"
Edenton Mondays 1:30 to ZiOO
P. M., beginning July 25th.
Hertford Tuesdays 1:30 to 3:00
P. M., beginning August 2nd.
Camden Wednesdays 1:30 to
3:00 P. "M., beginning July 27th.
Elizabeth City 9:00 to 1200
Fridays beginning July 29th. ;
County FFA Boys
Members of the Perquimans FFA.
Chapter left here early Monday .
morning for a week's camping trip
at the Tom Brown FFA Mountain .
Camp. While there the boys will
participate in recreational ' activi
ties, visit the Cherokee Reserva .
ton, Biltmore Estate nd other
places of interest.
Attending the camp, .' accompan ied
by their advisor, J. T. TunnelL
are C. B. Chappell, Jesse Rountree,
Arnold Chapped Leonard Pierce,
Richard Matthews, Jesse Boyce,
Mac Elliott, Carroll Hurdle, Don
Baker, Edward Lee Madre, Cl'.b ",
Swayne, Charlie-Umphlett, !
Matthews, John Matthews, C -ence
Dail, Roncld Harrell, TI
as Spivey, The s CVo-'ll T
lip Phillips, ' '