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Hertford, Perqmman3 County, JNoith Carolina, Friday, October 21. 1960.
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k FAIIHn ECL The head and shoulders of an 81-foot
ltatue o deposed South Korean President Syngman Rhea
:r, are lowered to earth in Seoul. The city government decided 1
to dismantlq the iatue of Rhee, now u exile in tha
fif JAMES A. avman
r,Iijeaving Hong . Kong, our
Christian World. Seminar group
flew- southward to Saigon, in
South Vietnam. , We landed in
tha vmidst of ,a gentle drizzle,
typical of. the monsoon season
Which had begun in Southeast
Asia io bring xelief from the
hot winds and scorching supuf
Most Americans couWnt even
'tell' you the location of Saigon,
, but more Of their tax money ha?
gonej to thip capital inthe form
vi roreiKJi am .umii w wy -!-
in , the. world excejtt i Korea.
Cl Yietndnij; drttierly, 1 jajart of
yrettcH-'lhdoChino, 'is onfy six
years old. The nation was born
, in 1954 when, after nine years
of fighting, a cease-fire was ef-
fected which gave the Communirj
j"s the northern half of Indo-
yaina. viewam is long, nar-
MWf land bordered by China on
, the?north, the kingdoms of Laos
not vamoooia on wie wepi ana
xnekaoum t-nrna aea on we
; me entire country was en-:
s gulfed in economic and poetical : during the recent : visit of Pre
chaos and the Communists ex-imier Khrushchev, i . ' i '
t pecfed to take South Vietnam in' , : ...,
, a sfjort time., Guerrilla Warfare1 The New ..York Yankees re-
v continued throughout the IaAd'
v and,:!pitched battles were fought
tin tJic ptrpm nf tnia nitv. . T
' Amillion . refugees poured into
this, delta region, fleeing from
the Communist-held' North. : In
an effort to stabilize. this goy-r
; eminent?; and. hold" the i lines
against further encroachments of
the t Communists, tha" United'
eiaw uas urarppurin money,
intoftthis country at an average
ratal of 400' miUion doUars a
""( ! i ' -i " - . while visiting irt" foreign coun--.Without
- .American ,-nid, there fftiiowin. rnhan
Is hot a chance that Vietnam
could have survived as a free
and' independent nation. . But
witlji '-American economic and
technical aid, President Ngo Dink
" 'poni- "(iT T.hre
a ' ; r-ri-
at a meeting ,
iiii, . Other
t are. i r s. J
' nt of the
, With the general election only
days away,, Senator John Ken
nedy and Ve President Richard
WiVon are. itecnine Ud the oace
ot? theiicaAftfiQglitf-for "'"the
Presidency. Ptflls continue to
'show' neither tandidate with a
. commanding lead. Rather,- the
polls are predicting a close race
.between the two 5 candidates,
Man v 'r,.tA : . ,
undecided as to their choice,
ARnnrinllv in suph nivntnl ntatca
as New -York, Michigan- and
Unlted Nations this week
unanimously adopted a resolution
urging all nations to take con-
structive stens to arhleve world
. peace. This acti0n, it is 'belieVi
ed, will help cement the divi.
slon among UN- nations resulting
;from the Communist attempt to
take command of UN operations
leased their ... manager, ' Casey
Stengel, Tuesday as had; been
predicted by several sportswfit
ers during the -y World Series.
Stengel told newsmen . he v'was
fired as part of "the . Yankee plan
to rebuilding he organization
acquiring more young men 'into
the baseball club. - , ,
. . "
xhe U." S. State Department
has warned American citizens to
stay out of internal disputes
Ition of three U. S. citizens con-
victed of taking part in a revolt
against Fidel Castro.
The. King Street School PTA
held its .October mepting Mon
day night , In the . school audi-1
torium. Former ,vice .nresideht
Theodore Feltqn, nresided.. The
election of .officers, (or this '-term
was cqropleted an! era, as; foIJ
President: Mrs. Da...y j Per
kins; vice president,'. Johnnie
Collins; sec-etary, Mrs. -Estelle
r. Hon;- assistant secretary, Mrs.
' me Mae Rodgers; treasurer,
3, Mary Holley, and chaplain,
Frrn'i. Johnson. ' i' '
C ! Ja s,-(forTnpr presi
d -nt, was pii.J for his ser
' k c' 'nil? his 4 yc -s ss presi-
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The. , ParentTTeaohBrl ,Associa
Man ol Perquimans' County Ceh-i
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l tri" , wamraar ocnooi , ncux ' ne,
r?t ''meeting of the , Current
school, year, Monday evening
R, o clock in the school audi
torium with the president, Mrs.
ilarold White presiding. The
PTA song ,was used as the open
ing number with Mrs. v Paul
Webb accompanist. Mrs. White
?ave a heart .welcome to the
new parents and brought greet
ings to the former members of
the association. ' . 11 .
,'Mrs. Elwood Nowell was rec
ognized,; she introduced A. E.
Barefoot, who gave the devo
tional, gathering his thoughts
from Proverbs, chapter 20,. 6th
verse, ii, He stressed the need in
rearing children in the way they
should go and. when . they are
old . they will not, depart. He
closed his meditation with pray
er. M " ,
Mrs. ' Tildon Whitehurst gave
la report on the Parent-Teacher
Institute that was , held , in
Greensboro June 27-30. f '
, During the ' business . session
the, minutes of the May meet -
'ing were approved as read; also
the minutes of the Executive
Committee meeting ' which was
held Scytember IS.
i Thomas Mastor. presented the
faculty; welcoming Mrs. Ann
Nowell, 7th grade teacher. He
also extended a hearty welcome
for the , parents - to visit the
Mrs White recognized the oth
er officers and named the stand
ing committees for the year; al
so offered any assistance she
could give to each isomraittee.
The treasurer, ; Ernest Sutton,
reported a balance of $259.86. -
Mrs. t Thomas Chappell, chair
man of' . the ; ways and means
committee,' Spoke briefly on the
Hallowecif" carnival and ba'l
games",thatar-fe. be held m
the neap future. '
Mrs. White announced that if
anyone had any item of news,
please give it' to Mrs. Harris,
Mrs. Ernest - Sutton, cook- book
chairman, announced 1 that ' she
had ' cook books for sale 1 and
they could be purchased at the
conclusion - of the -meeting.
Mrs. White recognized J. T.
Biggers, Supt. of Schools, who
spoke on the bond issue. He
stated some figures that he felt
were important to know and
showed ' some slides 1 of the
crowded - conditions - in some
classrooms. ; . Leo Ambrose told
of the forming of a motorcade
on November 7 to stress the
need of voting YES to the bond
issue.; ' ' . ' ' .
'. Mrs. Ned Nixon," hospitality
chairman,, gave an attendance re
port that 90S registered, with
Mrs.; Mary White's room being
in first place, Mrs. Atha Tun
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Jaycees Urge , '
Public To Vote
Hertford Junior Chamber of
Commerce has Joined other Jay
cee organizations throughout the
nation in a ;"Get Out the Vote'
campaign for the November gen
era! election, ' ..
The local ' Jaycee unit issued
an appeal today to all eligible
voters in Perquimans County to
see , that : each is- registered - in
the registration books and to be
sure to vote on November 8. ,
W. A. White, speaking for the
Hertford Jaycees, said "too few
of us ' take time to vote in the
general elections 'and our nation
has a. very low "number of bal
lots cast 'in comparison tdflte
large ' number of voters. I He
urges all voters of - the county'
to cast ballots on November 8.
fc? Here Cinday,
:Gii3S' Less. in-.
Hertford firemen . were called
to 106 W. GruLb Street to- a
house owned "by Sam Hourmou-
zis, about 4 o'ek ek Sunday af
ternoon to extnmish a blaze
which had start-: i in one of the
bedrooms. Firemen reported a
matt.ess and bed were destroyed
and the room damaged - by the
smoke. Loss was estimated at
tr-i. ' . .
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Members of, the Parpn't-Teach-er
Association of the -Hertford
Gj-ammar ' School and "Central
Grammar School are now' acting
as subscription agents foi The
Perquimans Weekly, seeking re
newals to your .home town
newspaper, and will continue
this drive to raise funds for the
next three weeks.
. The groups are Working inde
pendently of each other, ,in a
drive to . help raise ' funds for
school esuioment "suallv fifn
ished by PTA. The' Perquim
ans . Weekly is' paying ; , each
group a substantial commission
on all subscriptions sbld $ bnd
subscribers who renew their sub
scriptions through the PTA will
be helping the local schools', and
at the same time they are pay
l,ng Ior their home newsRSRer
' for another year.
Mrs. Charles E. White is di
recting the campaign for Hert
ford Grammar School, while
Mrs. Thomas Chappel) is direct
ing the Central Grammar School
drive, :-' - ' 'y '
' All subscriptions taken by the
PTA will be marked up at the
end of. the present expiration of
the subscribers. .Thus if a sub,
scribcr's paper expires January
1. the renewal ' riven', n PTA
member will run,, from January
to .January the flowing year.
Likewise, : subscriptiohs that
have already expired will, be
J 1 1- '. . It- ! 1 '
uorai uol-h. iu uie original vex
piration date. '
i. Each street in Hertford ,'anr'
each community in the county
ing renewal subscriptions and
subscribers are urged to co
operate by -giving their renewals
to the solicitors calling at th
No notices of expiration wil.
be sent to subscribers foljowinr
the; close of the PTA I drive
However, : subscriptions '' whicl
have expired by that time wil
If you have not renewed your
subscription as yet, do so to
day through a member of the
PTA. . "
Funeral services for Mrs. Sal
lie Matthews- Benton, 92, wht
died Saturday morning at 4:2(
at her home: on Route 3, follow
ing a long illness, were conduct
ed Monday afternoon at -2:30 in
the Woodland Methodist Church
by. the Rev; Dan Meadows, pas
tor. ,'Will The Circle Be Unbrok
en" and "I Won't Have To Cros.
Jordan Alone" were sung by
Mrs. Ruth Benton and Miss Ka
Benton, accompanied by Miss
Ann Benton, pianist The caskel
pall was made, of white mums
white glads and fern.
Pallbearers, grandsons of Mrs
Benton, - were Jimmy Benton
Floyd Benton, Lewis Harrell
Willie Saunders, Jr., Lawrence
Benton and John Marvin Ben
ton. " '
Burial followed ' in Cedarwood
Cemetery.- i 1 - r,
Mrs. Benton, amative of Gate?
County, had lived -'an " Route
three most of her life. Y'She was
the, widow, of George- 'B. ' Ben.
ton and daughter 6f the late
William and , Sarah 'CulJ iogs ;
Matthews. She' -was a member
of t h e " Woodlands iMethodist
Church.' . .-s.f ir.j.'t.
Surviving are five daughters,
Mrs. J. L, 'Harrell of St. Brides,
Va., Mrs. Carson Jordan Of Win
fall, Mrs. Elmer Wood, Mr' W,
J. Saunders and Mrs. Clyde Rus
sell of Route three, Hertford;
six sons, Elmer Benton of New
port News, Va., Percy Benton of
Drivers, Va., Asbery Benton of
IT i f.,Ik, Va. " Wallace Benton of
" 1, Fla., Chrsde renton of
-ee Hertford and .Ed
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VERY HIGH FASHION This moon suit is being tested at
- Republic Aviation's space laboratory in Long Island. The
aluminum garb would weigh only a few pounds on low
'gravity moon. Tripod drops down to permit astronaut to
rest on a small seat inside.
Indians Score Win
Play Aces Friday
Party October 31
Mrs. James A. Auman gave a
Tiost inspiring devotion to begin
the 19B0 Parent.Tpnrhpr A
ition. Mr RohPrt HollnwPll
president, presided'-' wer - the
business meeting. At the rec
ymmendation -' of . the executive
jaard the PTA voted to spon
ior a Scout Halloween party and
f he Perquimans Weekly sub
icription . drive. Bobby Elliott,
, jnance chairman, presented the
i960 budget which the PTA ap
(roved. Mrs. Charles E. White
(ave a report oh The Perquim
ins Weekly drive; Mrs. ;. Keith
Jaskett. en the meeting of the
'erquimans : County Better
School Committee. J. T. Biggers
jave ' a report and explanation
l the school ' bond election.
rs. Walter Edwards gave a re
port on the District 9 PTA Con
'erence held" in Columbia.
Following a welsome extended
lo new paren.s and - tealhers by
Miss Thelma Elliott, an . invita
tion was given jto visih the rlass
rooms. Miss' Louise Chalk's
irst grade won the room count.
It . was also announced - thai
he Hertford PTA Halloween
larty will be held on Monday,
tober 31, between the hours
tt 5 and 8 o'clock at the school.
Refreshments will be sold and
ill kinds of games will be play
jd for the entertainment of the
children. v .' .
. A social hour honoring new
teachers and new parents was
'leld'in the library following the
meeting. Punch, cookies and
nints were served. Mrs. Lester
Simpson presided over the punch
jowl. . Fall flowers and pump
cins decorated the library.
In Meeting Here
.Following a custom of hold
ng directors meetings In vari-
ous areas in which operations
ire 'Conducted,' directors of the
"eoples: Bank & Trust ' Com
wy, Rocky Mount, held their
October meeting in Hertford on
last Wednesday. i "
Following the meeting, held in
the local Peoples Bank & Trust
Company, the directors were en
tertained with a boat trip to
Harvey Point and tour of the
Don 'Juan .Manufacturing Com-
.The directors enjoyed an oy-",,u
ster roast which was held at 6
P. M., at. the Albemarle Chemi
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roger
son -announce .- the birth of a
diughteri ' Sylvi "Ann,1 brti Oc-
' 13-T.t Albemarle KtfrpitaE
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' B00Sby ?ek I 5'7 V'Ctry
over Williamston last Friday
night, the Perquimans Ind.ans
have been undergoing strenuous
nronarotinne t-t tUmn nnmml
r,r" "V . a
battle with . Edenton's Aces
which will take p lace Friday
night on Memorial Field in Hert-
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Edenton will be rated the fav-
onte in this game by virtue of
its present undefeated record
and an average of more than 30
I po,ntsf eim s"The nteht
will be the last home game of
he season for Perquimans and,
i large crowd ol lans is expect-1
ed to turn out for this meeting
oetweeh the old rivals.
The victory over Williamston a bateau neckline, puffed elbow
was climaxed by a 95 yard length sleeves and a very fu"
touchdown run by Waldo Wins- J gathered skirt accented by a
ow, Perquimans linesman, who. waist cummerbund. A match
intercepted a Green Wave pass I ing bandeau of taffeta and rib
in the Perquimans five yardlbon was worn in the hair and
line and outran the Williamston she carried a single long stem
earn for a score. Donald Madre
also thrilled the crowd when he
broke through the Williamston
lefense for a 60 yard touch
Perquimans gained two first
downs . during the first period
but neither team showed much
T , Y cil T )t iu . ."of the honor attendant. They
. v. a Tii j " carried a single long stem yel-
of the second period Madre, on ,, J
. . . , ' low mum.
a fake reverse, meed 60 yaHs
for a TD to put Perquimans out , Kenneth Miller was best man
in front by a score of 6-0, , (rhis son. Ushers were Archie
After an exchange of punts, Miller, brother of the bride
Perquimans recovered a W.l- room' Ja MyerS of Durham
liafnston fumble on the Green brother -of -the bride, W. W.
Wave -8-yard lihe. Matthews White Jr., of Hertford and Lloyd
drove .to the fivp '' and - Madre
scored (his second ' TP Mon the
next play to give the Indians a
The Indians made the score
19-0 when , Chappell caueht a
oass from Nixon, good for 25
vards and raced over the goal
'ine shortly before the end of
hp hall. , .
Williamston, completely ' out
olayed during the first half,
bounced back in the third quar
ter rollintf up three firstdowns
tn Pprnmmana iwn ann crnrpH
!fa nnlir TTt ta Koll Damn t
The Green - Wave tally came on
1 sustained march by the Wil
li amston backfield with.. Revels
md Sessoms making nice runs.
Williamsjnn , moved, . to the '.one
''ri line- but ,a penalty put the
hall back on. the . six.,- Sessoms
then passed to -.Wynne, for the
score and conversion. .'
Williamston opened upi with
itUair aek'ih'ih'efinal' quar
ter whijjh'Jpifpved-jdisastrdus to
the Green Wave.:; After movjng
deep into Perquimans - territory
on passes, , Winslow. - broke up
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final score 25-7.
: BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
. Mr. and Mrs. F. Carroll Hur
dle of Tallahassee, ;,Fla.; an
nounce .the sbirth of their first
child, a son, Jeffrey Carroll,
born Saturday, October 15, ' at
Tsllabassefe , Memorial ' Hospital.
'Mrs. Hurdle' is. the rotmer :3Alsi
RfWtv. Cttx. daurter Cf LIr, and
iii. 'tom Cox.
Hertford Methodist Church
was the scene of a lovely wed
ding on Saturday, October 15,
at 4 o'clock in the afternoon
when Miss Glennje Earl Myers,
daughter of Mis. Louie DpI Mwl
hers and the late Mr. Myers, was
united in marriage with William
Ray Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Kenneth Winslow Miller of
The Rev. James A. Auman,
the bride's pastor, performed
the service using the double
The church was beautifully
decorated with ferns, palms,
cathedral candles and baskets of
white gladioli, mums and white
Prior to the ceremony a pro
gram of wedding music was
played by Miss Caroline Wright,
church organist. She also ac
companied Mrs. Eugene poyce,
soloist, who sang "Because," "At
Dawning" and as a benediction
"The Wedding Prayer."
The bride, given in marriage
by her uncle, Dawson C. Dail of
Grifton, was lovely in a gown
of white duchess bridal satin.
Tne emP're bodice was designed
with a portrait neckline ap-
pliqued with seed , 8r g
diver, beadi The i0g sleeveS
ended in weddi
the nands- The , very, bouffant
skirt was accented by , front
incess e, d xtended
from a point in thc-
a chape train. Her three-tiered
veji 0f pure silk French illu-
sion was attached to half crown
0f seed ncarls. She carried hpr
nurse's prayer book topped with
white oicWd and white satin
strpanwrs tiprf in 1rra Irnnfe
Mrs. Earlie L. Goodwin, Jr.,
thp hriHp's Bit..r woe
honor. She wore a floor length
gown of tangerine taffeta with
Bridesmaids were Miss Zil
phia Dail of Grifton, cousin of
the bride, and Miss Gloria Mil
ler of Winfall, sister of the
bridegroom. They wore gowns
of moss green taffeta and head
dresses styled identical to that
TOWn m JMuaoein- vny.
For her daughter's wedding
the bride's mother wore an af
ternoon dress of moss green lace
over taffeta piped in satin with
a matching leaf hat and other
accessories of black. A corsage
(Continued on Page Three)
The field representative of
Southern Pilgrim College, locat
ed at ;Kernersville, is' to ' visit
Bagley Swamp Pilgrim Church
in interest of the college this
Sunday evening, October 23, at
'The representative will "be. ac
companied by the college quar
tet. They will be in charge of
the' regular ' evening service.
There will be a time Of.sing
spiration, songs by the quartet
and a lecture by the field rep
resentative telling V the many
Ways Southern Pilgrim College
is helping to prepare young peo
ple for their future. The col
lege has many graduates in all
walks of life in all parts of the
world. ' 1
The '.Bagley Swamp Pilgrim
Church has four young, people
attending there, this year,. "They
are Miss Eldene ' Winslow, Miss
Eleanor Mae Lane", Jimmia Mor
gan nd Douglas; Winslow..-'C,
'' T?je publle is Invited ;to this,
At Pilgrim Church
.Traffic cases made up most
of the docket in Perquimans Re-- '
corder's Court here Tuesday' ;
wh.en 18 eases were disposed of -during
the session presided dver 'f
by Judge Chas. E. Johnson.!' .
Fined for speeding, after each
had submitted to charges were: '
Thomas Donahue $25, Dorcie
Hood $25, Wilbert James $25, i
James Harper $25. MacDonaM
Dunbar, Jr., $25, Louis : Bello '
$27, Robert Gilden $25 and Rob-
ert Schorr $25.
Costs of court were taxed
against Oliver Elliott and Georg 1
Armstrong, Negro, each having 1
submitted to charges of failing
to observe a stop sign. ,
William Morrisette and Carlton
Owens submitted to charges of
driving drunk and each paid p
fine of $10 and costs.- Graham
Taylor, also charged with driv
ing drunk, requested a jury
trial and this Case was set upon
the docket of the superior court:
James Perry, Negro, pleaded
guilty to driving with improper :
lights.. He was ordered to pay
a fine of $15 pnd costs or serve
30 days in jai..
A bond posted by Johnnie
Jones, alias Wesley Foreman,
Wp am urn. nMlo..J : . s
when Foreman failed to appear
in court to answer to charges
of possessing and transporting
Minnie Taylor, Negro, paid the !
court costs on a charge of tail-'
ing to see intended movements
of her car could be made in
safety. , ' i '
' A fins of $25 and custs Were:
taxprt 'aaatnet Tt-n., ITaUnM XT. ..
gro, who submitted to a charge7
of driving without a license. '
Fines of ; $2 . and , costs were'
levied against George Butler,
James Chapman, Negro, and ,
Eleck Watson, Negro, after each
piccnicuunij; wo emerges ,oj De
ing drunk.-. - s
William . Edward Everett,, 52,
died Sunday afternoon at 2:15
at his home, 514 Pennsylvan.a
Avenue, following an illness of'
a year. A native and life-long'
resident of Hertford, he was the
son of Mrs. Neva Cannon EvV
erett and the late John Edward
Everett. ..A members", of the
Hertford Baptist Church, he was
formerly employed at Cannon'i
Cleaners. , . ' , . t
Surviving, besides his mother,
are two sisters, Mrs. Jack Ka- '
noy of Hertford and Mrs. Mel
yin Wright of Elizabeth City;
one niece, Miss Ann Wright, tmi
one nephew, Mel Wright, both -of
Funeral services were con ducted
Tuesday morning atS
10:30 in the chapel of the Swin
dell Funeral Home b.7 the Rev.
Norman Harris, pastor of the'.
Hertford Baptist Church. v
, Members of the ' Baptist-
Church Choir sang "Rock of,
Aees", accompanied by Mrs. J: -Ellie
White, organist. The cas-,
ket pall ( was made of red and" "
white tarnations an fern.
Pallbearers were G. Reginald
Tucker, Jessie Lee Harris, J.,
Kelly - White, Francis Nixcn,
Marshall Owens and J. H. Towa., '
Burial Was in Cedarwood
Cemetery:.;' ' !; ! .
Lisbon WHorht To
Visit Holy Trinity
At the 11 A. M.i service Sun
day. October 23. the Rt Rev.
Thomas H. Wright,-- bishop of. 1
the Diocese of a East Carolina,"
will ; make ".his annual : visit,r
preach and? administer the. ,
rament of -. Confirmatioa This
month Bishop Wright observed ;
Vie 15th anniversary of his can.'
secration to the bishopric, He .
has many friends in ' this die
cese who are nop. members of ' 1
the Episcopal Church but who
like to visit the church - when:
he makes his visitations. -y
. After the service there will be
a coffee hour in the parish hou.ie
and. the lnr, veslry and irwrn.
ber$. of i. .t T ' ' ' : vi'.a 1
frieJ3 to r ' i
v';j r 1 1' 3 ,