Vclame XXV. Number 23.
Jlano .Readied For
Gro u-n db r e aki ng
- ;ayy' plans for a Aground- w.j Ti ' li ' ., !
c breaking ceremony, which wilHj ' WlltS HottSe KaCC i
be (conducted at Harvev Point I . . j
;NAS . at 11 o'clock ; Thursday '
morning, .June 12, are rapidly
being completed, it was report
ed Tuesday by " LtCdr. Donald
Dalton, Navy resident officer in
' Charge of the local station.
-: "A number of Navy officials,
Congressman Herbert C. Bon-
ner and. representatives of the
Glenn. L. Martin Company will
be present for the occasion, and
, will take part on the program.
' Mr. Dalton . announced the
public, especially persons from'
Perquimans, Chowan and Pas-
quotank counties, are invited to
attend the ceremonies which
, Will mark the beginning of con
struction work at Harvey
A number of contracts are al
ready under construction at the
testation, , and three additional
. contracts were awarded last
week. Two other projects will
p9 offered for bids later this
' month. ,
i Awarded contracts last -week
,-were J. T. Hardison, who sub
mitted a bid of $443,561 for
construction of . a boathouse and
operations building; A. J. Jen
nings ana aon was. awarded a
contract amounting to $1,498,381
for! installation of fueling facili-
' ties and the Malan Construction
Company : received a contract in I
the amount of $1,890,000 for'
construction of roads and utili-t
Work at the station is expect
ed to proceed at an Increased
: tempo following the ground
breaking ceremonies, although
Cdr. . Dalton reported some
changes ihay be ordered iV the
construction in order to fit-the
requirements of the ; SeaMaster
v, nlarm hMnff' ranrttrttrtat hv ihp
Martin Coinany 'tfvobnghepiemier "authority he
Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Friday, June 6, 1958.
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5 Cents Pefr Cop:
Varied Docket In
. Carroll R. Holmes was success
ful in seeking re-election to rep
resent Perquimans County in
the 1959 session of the Ganeral
Assembly. He received a total
of 658 votes in the primary elec
tion, 9 1 mora than his opponent.
James S. McNider, Jr.
! THIS VMS
' Charles de Gaulle, directing
the French . government under
new, .powers granted this week
by', the National Assembly,, be
gan 'efforts to rebuild France
into a ' first rate power. The
Parliament took a vacation, a
sui-!ed by de . Gaulle, after
Mr.. Dalton. also rerjorted.ithe
'. ; Navy, Tecentiy, , located , the Harr
k vey family . burial plot;and is
now., preparing to preserve , this.
.site. t A stone fence is.o be built.
1. around the plot and it.rwil be
.'. maintained as a part,, of he
l.il , i
, swuon. .. ,, , , ,, ,
WHEELS OF FORTUNESpeeding past the lofty Gothic Cathedral of Milan-bicycle racers
! are oif and pedaling at the start of the 41st Tour of Italy race. There-were 120 cyclists .from
eight countries entered. The course winds its way around the Alps and Apennines for more
than 2,000 miles, ending in Milan. June 8 ' : r.
Spoken In Edenton
requested vfor operating fh4 80V:I
ernment. ' The hew ; premier, j
ports state, will firsts --ttet4:
toi negotiate peace, ia 1' Algeria,
then will, i tackle the t domestic
problems within France, i
s ' ''funeral services ' for Mrs.
rtushia Whedbee - Watkfns of
Henderson, who died in the
Wilson' Hospital Sunday, were
held . Monday afternoon in the
, Holy TrinHy . Episcopal Church
: I ;iir Hertford, by the Rev. Herbert
-1 : Tucker, rector of Holy - Inno
' .cents Episcopal Church in Hen-
..: '.; person, of which she - was a
member and' by ,the Rev. John
$tay of Wilson, i ;
r ; ' r: S Music was furnished by the
i rturch choir. - ., ' . 1
11 1 nn. ..: at km a
.": a jvimriea wneaoee oi . neruora
served as crucifer. -
. .'.' pallbearers were Irving Wjjt-
V - ks, Aleck ' Watkins, Silas
Wliedbee, Robert Applewhite,
Harry- BatemaX Charles Whed-
i r beeJojJGreenville.'Will Whedbee
an' Buxton White..
y-rBUrial followed in Holy Trin
ity Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Watkins. who was born
and reared In Hertford, was the
. daughter pf the late James Mofi-
. , . roe- and Fannie Skthner Whed
, ; , . bee' and wife of the late Samuel
. Watkins, having resided in Apex
until his death In 1929. She was
active, in civic and church affairs,
- f-ng .a' membef of Hpfy-InnQ.
t episcopal ChurcH jinHen
i; derson: . Z' -f, X'
' . Sbe is survived by on da'ugh-fer-,;Mr?hrv
C.j Pafcter of
Wilson; one sister, Mrs.' Sidney
McMullan of Edenton and sev
eral nieces and nephews;-'
Economic . reports issued ; from
Washington - indicate the ibubiness
situation of the nation is level
ing out, with no new drops ; in
industry but ,the reports state
unemployment is continuing . to
inch upward and will follow this
trend, until July, Steel and mo
tors industries . report - improve'
ment in business but the car
makers are expected to shut
down for change to new models
which will . ; affect the employ
ment picture. .
Preliminary talks between the
East and West on the subject of
suspension of nuclear tests - ap
peared to be a possibility this
week when 'the U. S. agreed to.
Russian requests to nchide' sci
entists; trotyl satellite natiqns . to
th'e conference. . ' Oh " Tuesday
j Russia .appealed to the , & t S. to
reiax. jH-aoe1. restrictions, pqinting
Miss Nezzie Chrystal Haste,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Erie Haste, Sr.; of Edenton, and
Clifford Pritchard Towe, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henry Tbwe
of Hertford, were married Satur
day evening at 8 o'clock in the
Edenton Baptist Church.
The Rev. R. N. Carroll officiat
ed in a setting of palms, chrysan
themums, pom poms and lighted
tapers in seven branched cande
labras. ! Wedding music was ren
dered by Miss Agnes Chappell,
organist, and Mrs. Frank Holmes
sang "O Perfect Love" and wed
ding prayer "Seal Me O God."
Given in marriage by her fath
er, the bride wore a formal wed
dui!g, "gown "of white eau-de,-soir
$ndcbntiily lace, fashioned with
d ' lace topped- bodice
PERQUIMANS ELECTIONS RETURNS
out the Soviet desired to buy
large quantities of MJ. S. ma
r:'ves Deprrce . :
.-a VakeFcrcst 1
Cons Faye . Allen Jackson
sted from Wake Forest
ISe on June 2 with magna
i laude honors. ' While at
'"'jh'S the college she was a
cr of the choir and Little
i ; s' ? r""eived the f jIIow
. 1 no r ube' ip in Phi
) t 1
a Pi Al-fra-
Foo4 poisoning was, reported
responsible for illness to some
229 . pupils of an . elementary
school near Marion on Tuesday.
The students' became ill about 3
o'clock in the afternoon, follow
ing ths lunch. Many i were
treated at the hospital with oth
ers given medical treatment at
home. The school, principal re
ported all food . served during
the school lunch appeared to be
good. - - ,,,;. ' (
Service Of ficer
Gives Yearly Report .
A report filed with the Conn
ty Commissioners this week by
C, C. Banks, Perquimans County
Veterans Service Officer, 'show
ed the office handled a total of
1,246 ; calls ' during , the past
year. ' . ' y - .
According to i thb v report ' the
office received 163 letters, mail
ed out 191 letters, 86 field trips,
held 294 interviews, had the fol
lowing inquiries: on education,
22; on the job training, 16; com
pensation and pension, 84; in
surance, 18; farmer training, -29;
bm-:-i l--- "'i, 11; 1 l advice,:
-eSoiR w n hM Bouffant
skirt was accented in the back
whh a, lace-bustle and . panels' of
lace, to the hem of, ther chapel
length, train. Her, veil of illus
ion was' arranged from a lace on
taffeta cloche embroidered with
seeded pearls. She carried a co
lonial ' bouquet of white orchids
- Mrs. Erie Haste, Jr., sister-in
law of the bride, was matron' of
honor. She wore a ballet length
gown of Romance Blue silk or
ganza, styled with fitted bodice,
and'-.the botif'ant skirt , was ac
cented with a bustle in the back.
Her matching julict cap of seem
pearls .with now; veils dpt,ted wjthf
pearls., . Sbq carried a -.cascade.
bouquet of yellow roses. , .
The bridesmaids were Miss
Suzanne Tow sister of the bride
groom, Mrs.' Hallett Daniels of
Kinston,- NV ;C., Mrs, Richard Ho-
mine of Hayelock and Miss -Anne
Fuller,. Hewellyn, .;.of .New, -York.
They wore identical, dresses, and
bouquets like, those wpra by ,4he
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1 I i J J 6
X . m n m z z h
Winslow .: 540 122 97 195 111 67 1132
Copeland 185 48 40 60 43 49 425
Godwin 151 38 24 69 44 13 339
Holmes ...... 325 7S 45 125 . 47 38 658
McNider... .265 54 56 81 72 39 567
Madre ...285 62 42 106 65 37 597
Bundy 195 73 50 87 48 21 474
Nowell 250 43 33 103 59 12 500
Asbell 189 32 48 41 27 30 367
Chappell 113 45 23 46 23 16 266
Winslow :304 63 52 92 47 30 588
Lane 287 58 43 98 67 28 581
Spivey ,381 73 34 88 95 13 684
Benton ....,; .J163 47 57 ;102 , 24 45 438
Baicer . ..- 292 68 "34 "86 ""Tl 48 609
Nixon' ,a 245 49 57 113 29 10 503
BOARD OF EDUCATION - i
;Bonnerl .....a.:. 486 88 58 142 102 57 933
Brinn ...;....,464 82 75 140 87 58 906
Cook.. 359 77 73 149 92 39 789
Chuppell 445 83 78 163 9J 52 918
Harrcfll . . - .435 75 72 131 78 49 840
Matthews , .459 85 76 155 88 55 918
For .... 409 74 57 100 43 26 709
Against 197 57 47 95 74 45 515
A ' varied docket of 14 cases
was disposed of during Tues
day's session of Perquimans Re
corder's Court, presided over by
Judge Chas. E. Johnson.
On a , plea of guilty, Joshua
Zachary, Negro, charged with
being drunk and possessing non
tax paid liquor, the court gave
the defendant a 30-day jail sen
tence to be suspended upon pay
ment of a line of $10 and costs
William achreiner, Steven
Metzer and Phiiander Wiggins
each entered a plea of guilty to
charges of speeding and each
paid a fine of $10 and costs.
Costs of court were taxed
against Sam Marcus, Donald
Creasy, Julio Antinori and Gas
ton Lawrence after each had
submitted to charges of speed-1
A nol prof with leave was
taken by , the State in the case
iff1 which George Whitehead, Ne
gro, is charged with assault
with a deadly weapon.
Hillary Floyd paid the costs
J. Emmett Winslow will re
turn to the State Senate as a
result of his victory in the First
of court after pleading guilty to,District primaries lar,t Saturday.'
a charge of driving a car on theHe received top vote over his1
left side of a highway.
and ordered to pay
costs after she pleaded guilty to
a charge of being drunk. '
Anne Spruce was fined $8 and
ordered to pay the costs after
she submitted to charees of
failing to observe a stop sign
nd driving on the left side of
Leslie Phillips, Negro, paid
the costs of court after plead
ing guilty to a charge of fail
ing to dim his car lights to ap
Hillis Bogue, Negro, paid
fine of $25 and costs of court
after he submitted to a charge
Of forcible trespass.
lean Edwards Wins
was fined $2,fnd Filsl(n Godwin. Command-
the court K leHQS ln Perquimans, Cho
wan ami Pasquotank counties
give Winslow the top vote while
William Copeland was second
Clifton . Haywood Proctor, 53,
died suddenly at his home in
Winfall Saturday night :at 11
o'clock. HB was 'i jiffelomg, resi
dent of Perquimans ".County; the
son of the late , Clinton DeWitt
and Rachael Proctor. " H was a
member1" of the ' ' Wmf all ' Met!'-
dlst Church:'. ! v v" r
He ! is ,suTvived,'b "his'fwife;
Mrs: 'EvelvH KtrbV Prbctoi'i iorte'
daugliter, ' ' Mrs.' , AnftM ,;Mo&; ' of
Milwaukee,' Wls.r tWrothers,
Ralph Procfor'.bf Ne'wr'riop4!aid
Rufus Proctor of WinfaI;"one
sister.lMrs. W.t." White of Nor
folk, Va. '
Funeral services ' were :' con
ducted at : the Lynch Funeral
Home.1 Tuesday;, afternoon;.
2:30 ,0'clock by the Rev. B.. B.
Cruise and the Rev. M. W. ,Du
lin. . Pallbearers were Durwood
Barker, Claude White, William
Miller, ZV;ih ' Wliiie, , Tom
Wh 'r v . Uiri.hlett, Vap-
Reveal Changes In
Unofficial returns from the
Demobi-atic ' Primary conducted
in the county last Saturday re
between two new candidates.
In the contest for Bethel Town
ship, Warner Madre defeated
veal" several' changes will be . Woodly Bundy by a vote of
made in the make-up of the
Board of County Commissioners
and the Board of Education fol
lowing the general election next
ljignt contests were listed on
597 to 474. Elwood Nowell was
the high man in a three-way
race for Commissioner from
Gelvidere. Nowell received 500
votes, Emerson Asbell 367 and
J William C. Clppell 266. Harry
the ballot and some 1,275 votes i winslw received a total of sev
were cast at the six polling pre
cincts. The outcome of all
races except that for State Sen
ate was in doubt until the final
tally was "made from the Hert
ford Township box. Local ob
servers remarked the 1958 re
sults, 'overall, were the closest
In the contest for the two
:8Mts'.'&rMV:.:.?-e'SepMtit ' J.
Emmett Winslow was high ican-
aidate'.' with a total ;'of 1,132
'vbtes-; '388 more than his .two
vyyuiKMllA . UUIIIUIIICU, luuuiliuciu
Wmiam" "Cobeland -was second
wttA" '425"; "votes Whiif "A?" Pilston
Votes:'; r:'"?1 ' :
.Only 94 vo'tes separated i tne
two,., candidalies,l..Ctirroll R.
Holmes and James ; S. McNider,
Jr., for the office of Represen
tative. Holmes ' was the winner
at ' with 658 votes, while McNider!
received 567 votes.'
en votes more than Archie T.
Lane in the race for Commis
sioner for Hertford Township.
Winslow bad 588 votes to Lane's
581. R. L. '"Spivey defeated Jack
Benton in the race for New Hope
Township, receiving 684 votes to
Benton's 438.' George W. Baker
j received a total of 609 votes for
i Commissioner ; from Parkville,
! while his ODDonent
Nixon, received 503.
S,ix candidates . were, seeking
the five memberships opened on
the Board of Education and only
124 votes separated the high
vote, count from the lowest. The
successful candidates were Dr.
A. B. Bonner, 933 votes; ri. T.
Matthews, 918 votes: ' C. i C
Chappell, Sr., 918 votes; Mrs
Jack Brinn, 906 votes and C. M
Harrell, 840 votes, Mrs. A. R
Cook, was ' the losing candidate
with 789 votes.
J. W. UNDERWOOD
iwo members of the Board of Mr. and Mrs. Gilliam' Under
County Commissioners, R. i L.j wood of Winfall were called to
Spivey and Warner Madre, werelciayton Sunday because of the
successful in seeking re-election death of Mr. Underwood's fath
while two members, A. T. Lane er, J. W. Underwood, who died
- 1 V.:,;p1-nflCriChappeJL(1wam in. ... Clayton hospital Funeral
"' 3 " jseatj in g were 6nductd Mdnday
' 'Was"''sar" -11 1 !
Jean . Edwards, ; daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Edwards,
was selected by the Hertford
Junior Chamber of Commerce as
the outstanding teenager in Per
quimans for 1958. Charles Skin
ner, Jr., past president of the
Jaycees, presented the honoree
with the Teenager Award Wed
nesday night of last week.
Miss Edwards has won a num
ber of high honors over recent
years in all phases of 4-H Club
work, beauty and health con
tests and in extra-curricular ac
tivities. They included her represent
ing North Carolina as one of four
projects winners during the
national 4-H Club convention at
Washington, D. C; another trip
she won, this time, to Chicago
for a similar achievement; North
Carolina 4-H Health Queen
represented Perquimans County
at the Apple Festival at Hender
son ville; president of Future
Homemakers of America; mem
ber of Beta Club and Glee Club
at school; worked with the Kil-
cocanen annual staff; senior
class superlative, and her ac
tivities in work at Hertford
Better School Plan
Perquimans Couniy voters, in
an election last Saturday, went
on record favoring a supplemen
tary school tax to provide b
better school program for the
county. The total vote on this
proposal was 709 votes favorinr
the proposal to -515 votes
against. . '
The program will provide the
Beard of Education with author-
ty to request supplementary
funds from tax sources and thr
Board of Commissioners with
authority to raise the funds t
orovide school needs not sup
plied by the State.
On Monday the Board of Edu
cation presented the Board of
Commissioners with the reques'
for supplementary funds for the
year 1958-1959 in the amount of
$8,000 to provide fbr a public
school music teacher for Hert
ford and Central Grammar
Schools and Perquimans High
Schdol and librarians at the tf.
grammar schools, a part-time
teacher for Hertford Grammar
School and vocational shop
equipment at Perquimans Union
School. , ''.-.
Work Is Scheduled
John Morris Signed
As Edsnton Coach
John Morris, son of Mrs. J. E.
Morris, a graduate of Duke Uni
versity with the class of 1958,
has accepted a position as 'teach
er and assistant athletic coach
at Edenton High School, it "was
announced this ' week by- John
A.. Holmes, Edenton superinten
dent':.. '''. v ' :'";
Morris was a star athtlete
while attending Perquimans
High School, playing all sports
and won letters at Duke Uni
versity as a member of the
Duke baseball team. He also
served as assistant coach with
the freshman football team.
He received an AB degree
from Duke, where he was a
member of the Kappa Sigma,
fraternity. He will begin his
duties at h Edenton' early this
month,' Jl directing ' thfc ' vtbwnV
summers recreation pTdgram. ; 1
Tentative schedules for spend
ing some $102,000 for stream
clearance projects in Perquimans
County, as approved by the Civil
Defense Administration, have
been set up by the U. S. Army
Corps of Engineers, it was report
ed by Col. H. C. Rowland, Jr.,
Under present plans bids for
the work will be received during
June and July and actual work ee
will begin by September to be
completed by Aprils 1959.
Col. Rowland stated by per
mitting work to proceed during
fall, .winter' pnd spring months
the contractors will avoid unfav
orable 'working conditions which
tend .to influence efficiency of
the work. . ' . ,.',
. Projects included in the propos
ed work include Bright's Mill
Pond, Sutton's .Swamp, Bear
Swamp, Yeopim Creek and the
Perquimans River. ., '
After a long session here last
, uutiuj, WHICH . ' U1II M
soard of County Commissioners V
considered proposed budget mat- !
ters lor the 1958-59 fiscal year, "
a tentative budget calling for ,
expenditures of $376,216 was
iopted and the tax rate set at
2.00 nor $inO nniiurh, .n1.. .
1 -r-" f'vtfcj vaiua
The Board tabled several bud
get proposals for the coming
.-Lai-, .incuding a lull scale prop
erty revaluation in order to
maintain the tax rate of $2.00,
the same figure as the current
ytar. A five cent levy, how
ever, is included for the purpose
of raising funds to help pay for
revaluation during the next two
The proposed budget is some
$23,946 higher than the past
year but increased revenue from
sources other than ad valorem ;
taxes enabled the Board to re- ;
tain the $2.00 rate, although it"'
was pointed out it is liknlv nn
additional 15 cents will be in
duded for revaluation in the
1060 tax levy,
Prior to consideration of the
i'Udgel, the Board was given a
financial report which revsaled
the various governmental agen- ,
cies were confining fiscal opera
tions this year within the bud
get adopted last June. Total in-
come during the first 11 months
of operations amounted to $347,
273, while expenditures ' totalled
$337,260. The remaining month
of the fiscal year will find in
come about evenly matched'
The tentative budget adopted
by the Board on Monday calls
for expenses of $73,379 for the '
General Fund; this is balanced
by a la:: levy of $53,600, plus
income of $19,779 from sources
other than ad valorem taxes:-ex- " '
penses lor me roor r una win oe
$2,452, while a tax levy of
S1.600 and $852 coming from
non-tax sources; $48,100 will be
required to pay county bonds
md interest during the year and
$46,400 of this amount wil' come
from tax levy and $1,700 from
other sources. - .Expenditures
within the Welfare " Department
will amount to $158,854 and this
budget will be balanced by the
county providing $18,400 from "
taxes and the remainder from
federal and state sources in the.
amount of $140,454.
The school budget as present--cd
by the Board of Education ,
and approved by the Commis
sioners, calls for expenditures
of $85,431 with $40,831 coming
from county funds and $44,600
ceming from sources other than '
taxes. The school supplement-;
ary fund calls for expenditures
r,f $8,000, all of which comes '
from county funds. '
Other matters handled during
the meeting included awarding
of a contract for furnishing the
county with fuel oil require-'
ments during the year to Wins-
low Oil Company. This firm ,
submitted a low bid of 2Vi per
cent discount on tank wagon
The Board also voted to accept -a
report by the County Service '
Officer, and reappointed C. C.
Banks to this post for another
year. . :) ''-." ;.'
A resotion was adopted cer-.,
tifying the results of the school
fund election as presented by the
County Attorney, S. M. Whed-1
VACAT'ON BIBLE SCHOOL
AT MT. SINAI CHURCH
Vacation Bible School will be
gin at Mt Sinai Baptist Church
Monday afternoon at 2:30. Pre
paration Day will be held today
(Friday) ' at 3 o'clock. ' Mrs.
Ernest Morgan; . superintendent,
invites all children in the com
munity to attend this school, t
Town To Enforce
Dog Ordinance :
Mayor V. N.
been receiving . numerous icom-'
plaints concerning -dogs, rooming'
at large throughout the town
limits, creating a disturbance'
and destroying property.
' The Mayor stated a town or-'
dinance, which requires dog
owners to keep their animu's
penned ' up at night, will ba
stiictly, enforced beginning im
mediately. He stated failure on the
of - the owners - to comply -the
ordinance may"' result S
animals beiniv k'lled ' r.
police,: '. "