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Vol!ime XXII. Number 34
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UNITED-STATES FARMERS IN RUSSIA D. Gale Johnson, second from left, former farmer i
and now an economics professor at the University of Chicago, lets Russian grain run through his
lingers as. he chats with women workers who help operate a collective farm in the Russian'
llkriine. .Fourthfrom left Is Ralph Olsen, Ellsworth, Iowa, farmer. Johnson and Olsen are
members of the United States farm delegation which made an exchange visit to Russia while their
soviet counterparts were visiting this country.
New England; states, with a loss
of some ZjlOMves' and billions of
. dollars in property damages from
floods'reated by Hurricane Diane,
have started reconstruction. It
Wag reported some ' areas in the
Northeastern States sustained such
damages that at least 10 years will
be required-to complete rebuilding.
The federal government has prom
ised all possible aid for the areas
so hard hit by the' Btorm;"
Reports from Raleigh stated
greatest damage in North Caro
lina from Diane came from high'
"tides end flooded rivers. Many
acres of farm land in the coastal
areas, . the report said, will need
' Special treatment, before they will
again be tillable. Deposits of salt
fspnv ' ocean "4lde wer 'found on
Teh""S'choor thtfdjcetf- were'ltilled
and 80 injured . Monday when a
tram hit nol' h Spring
Pity, Tenn; ,The bus driver state,
he had stopped at the rail crossing
hut failed to see , the train after
Starting to cross the tracks when
" he heard : and ' saw the tram 'ap
proaching ' but realized he could
not avoid the' accident:
- An all-white organization, "Pa
triots of North Carolina, Inc.," was
Issued a charter this week by Sec-
' VAtoW A-f fitotA Tliorl tfiu.A ' TUn
charter of the organization said itJ
aims were tpA maintain the purity
and culture of the-white race and
of Anglo Saxon institutions; to
promote 'peace and the best inter
ests and general welfare of all -citizens
and to - encourage friendly
racial relations and" good will. .The
charter listed 856 incorporators for
the group. " '
. Property . valuations -of ' utility
company holdings in North" Caro
lina increased more .than $33 mil
lion, during the past year, ;it was
' reported . this week by the Stats
Board of Assessments. ' -
G:vi;i Rites Held
John R. Goodwin, 75, died Thurs
day morning of last week at his
home in RyQand after an illness of
four years. .
He was the son of the late Jacob
and Easter Smith Goodwin and
husbad of the late Margaret Good
win. ' He was a member of Great
Hope. Church. ' , ,
Surviving, are -twd-'soris, Percy
.Goodwis,.'- of Smithfield; Va;, -and !
. Lycurgus ..Goodwin- of . Chicago;
three daughters, Mrs. Olive Jordan
: of Tyner, Mrs. Walter Bateman of
Macon, Ga.,; ; and"' 'Mrs Forester
Tucker of Norfolkf 14 -giandchiK'
dren and four great grandchildren;"
three sisters, Mrs: Vance Baker and
Mrs, Annie Dail of Hertford and
Mrs, Josephine Ward of Newport
' Tie body was taken from the
Lynch Funeral Home to the Great
Koj-e Baptliit Church for funeral
srvis j- un;V-y afternoon at 2
A by the Rev.- Mr.
'. t' e ?am-
Albies Even Series
In Second Contest
Teams Scheduled to
Play In Hertford on
The Perquimans Indians . went
into a two games to one lead over
Elizabeth City in the Albemarle
League play-offs Wednesday night
by winning a 10-8 decision from
the Albies. Perquimans came from
behind 4-5 in the ninth' to tally five
runs while Elizabeth. City, added
two runs to its "total. Joe Nowell
hanged out .a ( three-run triple- to
spark the Indian rally in the last
for the-IndiaM and Bl&abethvGy
used three! hurlers,' Williams, ,HeW
itt and ' Curtis. Riddick ; fanned
our, walked eight and gave up 10
hit-: the Indians collected 12 hits
and' five' walks. ' The Albies made
five errors. ' ' ..
4 Rain halted , the third baseball
game of the series between the
Perquimans Indians and Elizabeth
City last Tuesday night after the
Albies had gained a 3-0 lead over
the Indians going" into the fourth
inning. The contest was schedul
ed to be replayed in Elizabeth City
Wednesday night with the fdurth
game . being 3Iayed in Hertford
Thursday nighey v
'.; Elizabeth City evened up the
series, l-all, by winning a 5-4 de
cision from Perquimans in' a game
played here Monday night before
the largest crowd of the season. ,
.The. Indians gave the Albies a
three run advantage in the first in-!
ning . when- Seymour was walked
and 'Gregory hit a misjudged ball
which jwent for a triple scoring
Seymour.;' Another, walk and twA
errors by the Indians gave the Al-1
bies two more runs. ; : .
Perquimans scored two runs in
the fifth .when -Towe singled and
went to second on an error. He
scored when, Christgau's drive was
dropped by an outfielder and
Christgau scored on a hit by Hun
ter.. The Indians went ' ahead in
the .seventh, scoring two runs on
three hits by Hunter, Allan Wins-
low and Dj A. Carver.
' Elizabeth City bounced back in
the ninth to. score two runs on
three hits and two errors made by
the Indians. Perquimans failed to
score in the ninth, finishing the
game with men on first and second.
Pant: Matthews pitched for Per
quimans,, fanning: seven, walking
six and -making two wild .pitches,
Hastings -pitched eight' innings for
the Albies, striking, out five, walk-
mg two. Williams, replaced Hast
ings in tie last inning. He fanned
two - and -walked taie.',. ?
'! Hunter led the , Indians, at bat,
getting- a double - . and two singles
and Towe had two safeties. Wins,
low, Nowell, Matthews and Carver
eachot singJe. .. ,.'. ",
J BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
' Mr, and Mrs. Charles E. White
of Front Street announce the birth
of a daughter, Terrie Ann, born at
the Albemarle Hospital in Eliza
beth City on Thursday; August 11.
T.Trs.-: White Is the formef Nellie
- Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, August 26, 1955.
In Disaster Area
Twenty-eight counties, including
Perquimans, in Eastern North Ca-
rolina, have been designated by the
Government as a disaster area and
residents of these counties are elig
ible for crop aid through Farmers
Home Administration, it was an
nounced last Saturday.
Farmers who desire to obtain an
emergency crop loan through FHA
are advised to, i contact the local
FHA supervisor and the county
agent'. .;v :
Jameg Elisha Roberson, 79, died
at 8:30 o'clock. Saturday morning
at the home of his daughter, Mrs,
Mary Onella Copeland in Chowan
County, after .an illness of two
weeks. i'-.-' '-
He was the husband of the Date
Mrs. Lillie Belt Haskett Roberson
and, a member of the Great Hope
Survivors, in addition to his
daughter, include three sons, El
mer and Zack Roberson of Hert
ford and Alphonso Roberson of
Bertie County; 20 grandchildren
and nine great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted
Sunday, afternoon at 4:30 o'clock
at the Great Hope Baptist Church
by the.. Rev. L. C. Chandler, pastor,
assisted by the Rev. Charles Pierce.
During .the service the choir sang
"Rock, of Ages," "ShaM We Gather
at the - River", and "Abide With
The pall was red and white car
nations and Easter lilies. -
Pallbearers were Freeman and
Samuel' ManBfield, Hubert Jordan,
Edgar; Taylor; Jesse Dail and
Leon Byrum. r
Burial was: in Cedarwood Ceme
tery. .;. . . , ' .
Six Cases Heard
By Recorder Here
Six' cases .were . heard before
Judge Charles E. Johnson during
last Tuesday's session of Perquim
ans Recorder's Court, , ' .
v Louis Filler; paid a fine -of 5
and '.costs 'after pleading guilty to
charges of speeding. . ...
, can .uwens submitted to a
charge, of bein g . drunk and paid
the 'tosts of Court.,, .
. Buster Staten, Negro, was found
guilty on a charge reckless driv
ing and Was ordered to pay a fine
of $25 and costs.
The State took a nol pros in. the
cage, in which Howard - Phillips,
Negro; was charged with reckless
Yvonne Lee, Negro, entered a
plea of guilty to a charge of reck
less driving. : She was. ordered to
pay a fine of $25 and. costs;
Calvin Riddick paid the costs cf
court after submitting to a charge
of driving with an expired license
Views On Scolfend
Heruord Kotarians' heard an
American opinion of Rotaly's Ex.
change Student "Program Tuesday
night when Miss -Nancy Smith, of
Washington, N. ;, C-...-Awai r guest
speaker at the club meeting and
told of the year she spent in Scot
land attending Kings College i
Praising the Rotary program for
exchange students, Miss , Smith
said this program is working won
ders in promoting personal friend.
ships among students and adults
the world over, giving individuals
the opportunity to learn, first
hand, about neighbors from across
In opening her talk Miss Smith
gave a brief description of Aber
deen, Scotland, pointing out it was
the third largest city in the coun
try. It is an industrial city with
fishing and granite minirig being
among the chief industries. Aber
deen has many facilities for recre
ation and the Scots,:; Miss Smith
said, enjoy sports of all types. In
connection with sports the speakei
pointed out the Scotsman apparent
ly participates, either as a player
or fan, for the sport itself. It is
evident, Miss Smith said, the Scots.
man is not as competitive in sports
as an American.
Chief agriculture crops grown in
Scotland are grain and turnips
however. Miss Smith said only
about one-fifth of the land is till
able. Livestock production is also
a major program in and near Aber
Despite tales to the contrary, ac
cording to Miss Smith, the Scots
man has a joyful living. His
standard of living is not as high,as
in America.and his diet lacks fresh
fruits and vegetables but every
body apparently thrives on .their
six meals each day.
f Educational facilities Scot
land,: Miss Smith pointed out,, are
excellent and the student receives
the best of training. !H6wever,
higher education and college train
ing goes only, to those students
who show the aptitude for further
While in Europe as aRotaiy Ex
change Student, Miss Smith was
the guest of Rotary families in 13
countries and these visits, she said,
will always be remembered as the
highlights of her life.
Miss Smith - was accompanied
here by .her brothers, J. V., Bobby
and Charles Smith, and the' four
closed the program by rendering a
musical program of "barber-shop"
Begin August 28
Revival services Will begin at the
Ballard's Bridge Baptist Church on
Sunday, August 28, and continue
through the' following Sunday,
September 4. Services will be held
at 3 o'clock in the afternoon dur
ing the week and at 8 o'clock each
The Rev. C. N. Royal, pastor of
the Angier Avenue Baptist Church
in Durham, N. C, will be the visit
ing evangelist, and the Rev. Phillip
Quidley, pastor of the Burgess and
Yeopim Baptist Churches, will lead
the singing. The public is cordial
ly invited to hear Mr. Royal, who
is in much demand as an evangelist
over the State, and to hear Mr.
Quidley sing the Gospel story of
Christ ' ' ' ;
The Rev. Ralph W. Knight, pas
tor of the church, will be in charge
of the services, and Mrs. Edna As
beB will serve as pianist -
V CARS COLLIDE.""
Damages estimated tt $42? re
sulted from an accident which oc
curred last Saturday, morning at
the , intersection of the : Beech
Springs and ' . Center Hill roads.
Patrolman B. R. fascoe stated the
cars involved in the accident were
driven by Dr. I. A. Ward and El
bert Boone, Negro.,' Boone was
charged with failure to yield the
right of way and will be given a
hearing in Recorder's Court next
Tuesday. No serious injuries re
sulted from the Accident accord
ing tp Mr, Inscoe, '
THEIR DREAM'S ARE, COMING TRUEDr. Wernher Von ,
Braun, right German-born rocket expert who is now chief of the j
Army's Guided Missiles Division, and Willy Ley, world-renowned
exponent of space travel, meet in New York City as it becomes !
known that the United States plans to put the first man-made i
earth-satellite Into the sky by the end of 1958. They are shown .
demonstrating how, by 1985, man may place in the skies apace
station large enough to carry human crewmen and equipment for
their survival. The station, a possible jumping-off point for the
moon and man's "last great adventure" the conquest of spacer-'.
would orbit indefinitely around the earth at an. altitude of 1075
Winners Listed For
Exhibits Shown At
Farm Day P
A complete list of winners for
exhibits at the second annual
Farmers' Day event, held here last
Thursday, was released by the Ex
tension office this week. Interest
in the exhibits was very high this
year with participation being about
three times greater than last year,
it was reported by the pi'ogram
committee. The winners were:
Field Crops Stalk corn: Dick
Lone1, : 1st: Morris Griffin. 2nd:
Marvin Caddy, 3rd Corn, ears: W,
D. Rogerson,- 1st; : Walter Nowell,
2nd; Morris 'Griffin,1' 3rd. Sweet
potatoes: . McCoy Phthisic, 1st;
McCoy Phthisic, 2nd. Soybeans:
Morris Griffin, 2nd. Cotton: John
Hurdle, 1st; Billy Hudson, 2nd.
Peanuts: John Hurdle, 1st; Belvin
Eure, 2nd; Billy Hudson, 3rd. Small
grain: Preston Winslow, 2nd. Meats
and poultry: Eggs, brown, Mrs. Ar
chie . Riddick, 1st; Mrs. Beulah
Phthisic, 2nd; Clarence Chappell,
Jr., 3rd. Eggs, white, Preston
Winslow, 1st; McCoy Phthisic, 2nd;
Louise Chappell, 3rd. Ham: Clar
ence Chappell, Sr., 1st; Clarence
Chappell, Sr., 2nd; C, C. Mans
field, 3rd. Shoulder: Freeman
Mansfield, 1st; Clarence Chappell,
Sr., 2nd; C. C. Mansfield, 3rd.
Side: C. CL Manslfleld, 1st; Free
man Mansfield, 2nd. " ;
Horticulture Watermelons: Bill
Rogerson, 1st; Robert Phthisic,
2nd; Preston Winslow, 3rd. Can
taloupes: Beulah Phthisic, 1st; M
T. Griffin, 2nd; Mary Phthisic,
3rd. Tomatoes: Mary Phthisic,
1st; Beulah Phthisic, 2nd; Beulah
Phthisic, 3rd. Egg plants: Robert
Phthisic, 1st; Preston Winslow,
2nd; Mary Phthisic, 3rd. Grapes
Louise Chappell, 1st; Louise Chap
pell, 2nd. : Mars: A. E. Layden,
3rd. Pumpkins: Donnie Jean
Jones, 1st; Mary Phthisic, 2nd; M.
T. Griffin, 3rd. Figs: Mrs. A. E.
Layden, 2nd. Onions: , Preston
Winslow, 1st; Billy Hudson, 2nd;
Jimmy Kiby, 3rd. Peppers, green:
Beulah Phthisic, 1st; Louise Chap
pell, 2nd; Billy Hudson, 3rd. Pep
pers, red: Mary Phthisic, 1st
Louise Chappell, 2nd. Lima beans
Mrs. ' John Hurdle, 1st; Beulah
Phthisic, 2nd; May Phthisic, 3rd.
Field peas: Mrs. . John Hurdle,
1st; Louise Chappell, 2nd; Mrs. W.
O. Hunter, 3rd. Roasting ear corn:
Clarence Chappell, .Jr., 1st; Louise
Chappell, 2nd;. . Beulah Phthisic,
8rd. , '-, Irish potatoes : Clarence
Chappell, Jr., 1st; ; Preston Wins
low, 2nd; M. ; T. Griffin, 3rd.
Honey: Mrs. Roy Winslow, 2nd.
Pickling peppers: Ralph Winslow,
2nd.-. , Vegetable display: Preston
Winslow, 1st; Mrs..M. T. Griffin,
2nd; Louise Chappell, 3rd. Car
rots: W. T. Lewis, 2nd. Hot pep
pers: Louise Chappell, 1st; Mrs.
Louise Winslow, 2nd; Ervin Mans
field, 8rd. Pecans: Mrs. W. O.
Hunter; 1st; Mrs. W. O. Hunter,
Clothing Infant's dress: Mrs.
Josiah Proctor, 1st; Mrs. Crafton
Winslow, 2nd; Mrs. Jean White,
3rd. j Infant's , coat: Mrs. Jean
White, 2nd. Cap: Jean White, 1st; .
Mrs. William Winslow, 2nd; Mrs.
William Winslow, 3rd. Cotton
children's dress: Mrs. William
Winslow, 1st; Sandra Hudson, 2nd;
Mrs. Joshua Sutton, 3rd. Boy's
cotton' suit: Mrs. William Winslow,
1st; Mrs. Frank Ward, 2nd. Child's
coat: Mrs. Billy Edwards, 1st; Mrs,
Frank Ward, 2nd; Mrs. Frank
Ward, 3rd. Child's slip: Mrs. E.
N. Miller, 1st; Mrs. E. N. Miller,
2nd. , Woman's hou'Be coat: Ann
Lane, .2nd...School- dress;, , Annie
Lou Iet; -Sfrah Ward, )!bid;
Nancy Lane, ,3rd.- Aron! Mrs. M.
T. Griffin, 1st; Mrs.' Ralph Harrell,
2nd;, Annie Lou .Lane, 3rd. Beat
dress:. Mrs. Joshua Sutton, 2nd;
Evelyn Stanton, 3rd. Pocketbook
Mrs. M. T. Griffin, 1st; Mrs. Wil
liam Winslow, 2nd; LaClaire
Winslow, 3rd. House-dress: Annie
Lou Lane, 1st; Mrs. J. B. Bas
night 2nd. Skirts: Annie Lou
Lane, 1st; Annie Lou Lane, 2nd;
Rachel Spivey, 3rd.
Cooked Articles Angel food
cake: Nancy Lane, 1st; Jo Ann
Matthews, 2nd; Mrs. Louis Wins
low, 3rd. Sponge cake: Mrs.
George Winslow, 2nd. Pound
cake: Avis Winslow, 2nd. Devil's
food cake: Mrs. Howard Matthews,
2nd. Chocolate cake: Jo Ann Mat
thews, 1st; . Mrs; A, E. Layden,
2nr. Caramel cake: Nancy Lane,1
2nd. Other types: Annie Lou
Lane, 1st; Jo Ann Matthews, 2nd;
Myrtle Williams, 3rd. Best deco
rated cake: Jo Ann Matthews, 1st.
Ice box cookies: Rachel Spivey,
1st; Avis - Winslow, 2nd. Maca
roons: Mrs. George Winslow, 2nd
Other types "cookies: Mrs. M. T,
Griffin, 1st; Mrs. Louis Winslow,
2nd; Mrs. George Winslo, 3rd.
Fudge: Avis Winslow, 1st; Louise
Chappell, 2nd. Lemon pie; Myrtle
Williams, 1st; May Perry, 2nd. Sea
foam candy: Avis Winslow, 1st;
Avis Winslow, 2nd; Addie Mae
Proctor, 8rd. Peanut candy: Mrs.
George Winslow, 1st; Avis Wins
low, 2nd. Chocolate dipped candy:
Avis Winslow, 2nd. Caramel can
dy: Linda Lou Elliott, 1st.
Canned Goods Pickled peaches
Ervin Mansfield, 1st; Nancy Lane,
2nd; Ann Lane, 3rd. Cucumber
pickles: Mrs. George Winslow, 1st;
Mrs. Ernest Long, 2nd; Mrs. Wal
ton Lane, 3rd. Canned peaches:
Mrs. McCoy : Phthisic, 1st; Nancy
Lane, . 2nd; - Jo Matthews, 3rd.
Pickled peppers: Nancy Lane, 1st;
Mrs. J. B. Basnight, 2nd; Ann
Lane, 3rd, Field peas: Ann Lane,
1st; Nancy Lane, 2nd. Canned
pears: Ann Lane, 1st; Jo Ann
Matthews, 2nd; Louise Chappell,
3rd. oup mixture: Mrs. E. J.
Proctor, 1st; Jo Ann Matthews,
2nd; . Mrs. Anderson Layden, 3rd.
Blackberry preserves: Mrs. Howard
Matthews, 1st; Ann Lane, 2nd; Jo
Ann Matthews, 3rd. Corn: Mrs. J.
B. Basnight' 1st; Mrs. Archie- Rid
dick,. 2nd; Mrs. Claude Winslow,
3rd. Sausage: Mrs. Archie Rid
dick, 2nd. Pork chops: Mrs. Ar-1
chie Riddick, 2nd. Sweet potatoes:
Mrs. Archie Riddick, 2nd. Water-
? (Continued on Page Two)
A group insurance program for
students and teachers of Perquim
ans County schools will be avail
able again for the 1955-56 school
year, it was reported by J. T. Big-
gers, County Superintendent The
price of the protection for the com
ing year, Mr. Biggers said, will be
$1.00 and the policy will be sim
ilar to the one used last year.
During the last school year a to
tal of nine accidents were report
ed and the average claim paid
amounted to $12.01.
Students secure this insurance
protection by turning in the costs
to the teacher at the beginning of
the school term.
The Perquimans County ASC
Committee is accepting requests
for cost-sharing in performing fall
soil and water conservation prac
tices under the 1955 Agricultural
Conservation Program, announced
Helene W. Nixon, Perquimans
County ASC office manager.
Cost-sharing is available for the
following practices:; Seeding and
improving permanent pastures,
seeding crop land pastures, apply
ing limestone to crop land to per
mit year round growth of legumes
and grasses, seeding winter cover
crops consisting of crimson clover,
affd Uteyenlwing old dflehes
and fCdnstructfng new ditchee smd
A request for coStBhafinfc with
conservation practices must be
filed in the county ASC office be
fore the practice is begun. Pur
chase orders will be. issued by the
county- office for use in securing
materials to carry out these prac
A farmer is not required to plant
within his corn allotment to be
eligible for cost-sharing with con
servation materials. Farmers de
siring additional '. information on
the 1955 Agricultural C onscrva
tion Program should contact the
county ASC office.
Due to the extreme high water
accompanying Hurricanes Connie
and Diane during the past two
weeks, Dr. B. B. McGuire, District
Health Officed, has issued the fol
lowing warning concerning family
Due to the likelihood that a
number of wells in the District
Health Department have been sur
rounded by water from the rivers
and larger streams, all water from
these wells should be boiled for
some time before used for drinking '
purposes due to the possibility of
typhoid and other diseases being I
carried along side the pipe to the!
bottom of the well from contamin
"While we have no known ty
phoid carriers on our records," says
Dr. B. B. McGuire, "it is still pos
sible that water go thoroughly con
taminated could carry such germs, j
"If 'your well has been surround
ed by water from such streams and
you are behind with your typhoid
vaccinations, it is advisable for you
to take typhoid vaccine. It can be
given by your private physician or
at the various health offices In this
CELEBRATED 80th BIRTHDAY
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cherry en
tertained at a dinner Sunday at
their home in honor of Mrs. J. I
Dozier, who celebrated her 80th
birthday. Those present were Mrs.
J. W. Turner of Detroit Mich, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Lindley and son
Billy of Grahanv Mrs. M. G. Par
ker of Long Island, N. Y Mr. and
Mrs. Z. N. Leggelt, Mrs. Josh
Wood, Mrs. Georgia Daniels of
Washington and Mr. and Mrs. Cor
bin Dozier and family. : . i
5 Cents Per Cop?
Firit Grade Student..1
ust Present Certi
ficates to Principals
Summer vacation is nearing its '
end for Perquimans County school '.
children, with the opening. ... of
schools scheduled for next Thurs
day, September 1. ,
Final arrangements for . the ;
opening of the 1955-58 term of
Perquimans schools are now in ;
process of being completed, accbnjt-1
ing to J. T. Biggers, Supeiinten-f
dent. Principals of the schools
will meet with the Superintendent f,
on Thursday for a discussion , of
plans and rules for the confflig' ,
year. Included among the roles i
will De the one which requires" ;
each student entering .the ftrst -grade
to present the school prthci- :
pal with his or her birth certift- "'
cate. ... 'V i
County wide teacher's meetings
(will be held Wednesday, August
j 31. White teachers will meet at
the Hertford Grammar School be- t
ginning at 10 A. M., while Negro
teachers will be, the same day;-at U
King Street School beginning at
2:30 P. M. i
The Board of Education will :,.,
meet next Monday night for the '
purpose of giving final approval to 1
bus routes and bus drivers and also
elect teachers to fill vacancies, twei t
of which now exists. Members of
the School Advisory Committee y
will meet with the Board (of Eduj ; ":
cation also and perfect its ?rganiz-
ation and set. an agenda , Tor con-
ducting surveys of school prob- '
. -v..-', t::
Mr. Biggers announced th. Ave
school units of th county will
open .Thursday ofnewiweeK witlj
" IT" .'"'r' 'If 'Jt
rollnient an4 yeheyuW? -of classeTM
This sessioii end about ' MoiiQ 1
On Friday the session will close at
about 1:30. Monday, September 5,
will be a holiday in observance of
Labor Day and full sessions will
begin on Tuesday, September 6. Ha
reported school lunch rooms will be
opened for the first time on Fri-
Parents desiring pre-school con
ferences may contact the princi
pals at their various offices be
tween now and the opening of thej
new school term. ' :., i
William Walter Whidbee.S 75,
died at noon Wednesday after a
short illness at the home of hia
son, Irvin W. Whidbee.
He was the son of the .late
George and Floyd . Whidbee 'and
husband of the late Sara Elizabeth
Hendricks. He was a member of
the Burgess Baptist Church. He fs
survived by two sons, N. L. Whid
bee of Driver; Va., and Irvih
W. Whidbee of Hertford Route-1
one daughter, Mrs. Roy Harrell,
also of , Perquimans County 13
grandchildren and 12 great grand
children,., . '
Funeral services were conducted
Friday at 2:30 o'clock at the Lynch
Funeral Home by the Rev. Phlt
Quidley, pastor of the Burgess
The Burgess choir sang "Gooj
Night and Good Morning." Misa
Jean and Willie Lane sang a duet;
"Face to - Face." The pall was
made of white asters, red carna
tions, Easter lilies and white giad-
Active pallbearers were-L6uia
Proctor, Josiah Proctor, ' fioy
Boyce, Winston Lane, Walton I$Ji&.
and Howard Matthews, i i
Burial was In the Harrell family
'' ' ' ' ' jitvvj
Hertford Scout ; HI
Bobby Matthews, Eagle Scout
member of Hertford Troop 158, i4
attending ' the International Jam
boree of Boy Scouts now in session!
at Nimnra P,1L V.Jn Dl.!,.,
was one of three Scouts eho""
represent the u Tideway
at this event,!, Ke is i
Mr,' and Mrs. ttred T. S.V.