',ri nil T:im A MS ;.W1!?:1I7 15T If ' 4v M, J i M W ; I I A. il i WW It AW AW 1 1 ' J1 II ' Volume XXX. Nr-iber 29: jv Lua.wJU.uv t.jy Perquimans County Farm 8u ieau President - Rollo White is urging county- farmers to apply this year for tax refunds on gasoline used for non-highway purposes during the fiscal year just ended, . .'. "Perquimans County farmers lost a total of $11,988 in 1981 by not applying for gas tax re ' funds," White reported. County , a farmers who did apply received : a tot3r of $49,197 in refund for gas used during 1961. , " ! .The average received per farm during 1961 in Perquimans Coun j ty. was $108, he said. ' - "It is a well known fact hat . farmers are caught in a tight ; cost-price squeeze," . thef Farm Bureau leader said. i "And5 fatav ' ers certainly . should fbe ftiore aware of this than anyone else. These refunds should be consid ' ered as added income. r "It is a pity when, farmers do not reclaim (his money simply because v they do trouble to apply" not take the! Assistance and counsel is avail able to members again this year : through the County Farm Bu reau, White said. Those desir ing help in filling out, properly the forms should contact tbe of i lice secretary at the Farm Bu . reau office,.,... . 1 1 ' ' -' ' ' . Farmers who have"- applied , previously will receive official forms in the mail.. ' Application . blanks are available through the County -Farm Bureau for those " who have . not filed 1 before. .Members may also obtain spe cial tax refund record books for use during v the present fiscal ( year, i 1 A refund of ten cents" per gallon is available -on gasofine used for non-highway purposes during 'the fiscal ": yW anded June 30, 1963.. The-i,efnd iri . eludes the 'entire four cents 'paid 'per galldp-"in federal tay , and . six cents of the seven cents paid - in -state otftrsinc4n- Ct'of the state gas, tax is charged to pay the highway bond debt it W not refundable.,: Tax funds hot reclaimed ;;by users;' lare chan nelled into highway mse. ' ,J" : : The final idate tor- application Is September .30il96S. ' Tha N. C, Revenue Departmerit ' will ' iidt ' accept forms postmarked after this date. ; Invoices for gasoline used during the fiscal year for non-highway y purposes must ac company the application. ACPSijiiU?:: DjgiriSISL'i ; The fall ACP signup ' will be - gin August 15 and go through . August 31. , Any ; farmer desir ing to carry out. a conservation practice this, fall? may receive cost-sharing assistance" "by mak ing their ' request at the Per quimans County ASCS office during this signup- period. ASCS provides cost-sharing'4 assistance a under the AC -program for the following practices; , Permanent Pasture or May. ' Additional ' Vegetative Cover in Crop Rotation, i , i f Liming Materials ; oft Farm land. ' - . . Forest Tree Planting. Farm Ponds. -1 '-' Forest Improvement, . : ' Open Ditch Drainage. . -Tile Drainage. 7" Winter Cover, Crops. ' ; ' All farmers are urged to de , termine their conservation needs ( and make their request during the signup. s Revival Cervices At Ecrca C-ztCa To " A revival will be hell St Ca res Church of ChW -t;' 2 Monday, July '23 t-, through ; Saturday , t: ( i of ugust. The servlctf v 1 be ( eld each evening t r r ; ' j at 3 o'clock. The Eev. Davii E s, x 'vt n Creswell, N. C, ' I I J t - "elist. . e Rev. c:.r ' i I . ': rf Eorea C ' -. le the s- . ' r! i dr.inj fullic is -r ' '. Community1 Sing Planned July 30 The Whiteston Community Development will have a com munity sing Tuesday, July 30 at 8 P. M. at the Whiteston Com munity House,' featuring singling groups ' from neighboring com munities. ' 1 Admission is free and home made ice cream and cakes will be pn sale. . .-: . - . ; The public isxordially invited to attend. Officers Named FcrJIDCIiib ; : The Snow Hill - White Hat Home Demonstration Club met Tuesday, July 16 at the home of Mrs. Ralph Harrell. "Onward, Ever Onward" was used as the opening hymn, ac- compamed by Mrs, Dewey Yeates. Mrs. Ralph Harrell gave the devotional, using ; as ' her' topic lime, ot wnicn everyone seems to have such a small amount. Yet each of us has the' niWA amntini if irn itrsi i 1-1 lir aillUUIIk 11. VTV TV UUIU Duoget our time. , All tne mem- bers repeated the LordV Prayer.1 Mrs. John Harrison, -president, welcomed all guests and mem- bers. Mrs. Paige Underwood, assistant agent, gave the dem- onstraticm entitled "Look, Cook, Bible College is to have a spe Freeze Ahead." She showed c;ai service at the Bagly Swamp how 1 to r pre-cook food, meats, " piierim rhurch Monday even- vegetables,', breadjand desserts jng at 7:30 o'clock;" JUiy' 29th; and have 'them ready for busy Miss McConnell is an ordained days or when guests drop in unv minister of the x. Methodist expected: She, also gave book- church. Many years ago," God lets .on freezutg'. .. , ,v,laid it.on-her. heart to. start a i The minutes of the last meet- school In the' Kentucky moun mg ere rea,d and approved and , tains. ? God has blessed this ef the roll balled witl. 16, mem fort ftjntr 'igreat way. .Today 'batr&rti'4h$'$tf&&r 'present. ' ;lthere ; iiare valuable,)! talented The ' treasurer's. v "report ' ' was 'Continuad on rage Five Freciii;nl!ow, In Soviet Area , faculty member in the person - Secretary of Agriculture Or- 'of Miss Reed will also be pres ville L, .Freeman departed last ent to speak. Everyone is . wel Saturday ' for a ' month - long "come to attend this unusual ser- study tour of agricultural areas in the Soviet Union, Poland, Ru- mania. ' Bulgaria " and Yueo - slavia. In rhis t- official- party were six United States Depart ment of - Agriculture scientists and economists- and'- - two 'staff members who w ill Investigate farming problems and achieve ment ' of ' interest i to American farmers, researchers - and ' busi ness men. .' i t - 'K - 1 ' i Last October- the Soviet Min istej; of Agriculture ' headed a group of top ttussian -farm" ipol - icv makers who studied recent developments:, in . I.the United States: agricultural economy, ' v The final 'leg of the secretary's trip will take the USD A group through the four East European countries Poland, Rumania, Bul garia and Yugoslavia. Enjoys Ccf :t-put The Hertford Business and recently for a cook-out at the home of' Mrs. Jack Burbage. ; Following t the supper Mrs. Dora' Riddick, '' introdtfoed , Mrs. Thomas ' Lee Df ' Norwich; - Eng land,: - wife i of; the exchange minister" at the. First Methodist Church. In a question and an swer discussion Mrs. gaye. a nisiory : oi ner iowii hu . yvi y fc'arestingly answered questions .'out the customs ,and -practices of her people and country. Her asic conclusion is that people very much alike the world.' evor aad Cat she elt very for tnrxte for having had the dp jnrtunity of coming to Hertford to live for a few weeks, f tlrs. Ann , Young, president, V d 0"r the short business ,5 & v .'i r .:"ntepa guests by- a fellowship to psychologist t iiIuJ.. 3 Mrs.' L.yrtle of UNC to 'study t'..e. effects of ams, I'rs. Pnrbara Rose and, earlier education r upon; later r " ' "e. ' ' 'leamirj. .' , : Hertford, Perquimans County; North : V ) REV. CORBIN LEE CHERRY The Rev. Corbin Lee Cherry, son of Mrs. W. C, Cherry of 217 Church Street and the late Mr. Cherry, a graduate of Emory University, was ordained in June at the Methodist Conference held in Greenville. '' The RevV Mr. Cherry was ap pointed to three churches in the Ip-iiyahPth City Methodist Dis- trict and serves a church at Bath, Bethany and Pantego, N. C. . The young minister is a grad uate of Perquimans County High School and graduated from Emory University class of .1963, where he received a Bachelor of .Divinity decree Special Services . l At yiQfrifl1 l.tllirPlI I Hfcl llll WIIMI wis rir. Tlia McConnell. president 0f Mt. Carmel High School and voune" Deoble in many parts of the world that received much of their, training from Mt. Carmel. The Superintendent of Public Schools, of the State -of Kentucky places Mt.-Carmel at the top in it-, .quality of training'., A young men's quprtet'will be present to sing in this special service. A vice to. hear from an unusual school and college. . 1 , I . Classes Planned For llomamaking A vital part of the homemak ing program in high School is .imrlrincr with n1iilt nnH mit Of school youtlj in .the school corn- imunity. i ine need, and vaiue oi adults for continuing education is t perhaps greater today ; than ever before because of the rapid changes of bur times. Many youths 18 years old and over who. left school early may have an opportunity on continu ing their education for more satisfying family living through adult education classes. ''. The adult , -program j serves young people whq are preparing to establish homes and assume the responsibility: of parents as well as experienced, homemakers who desire further education to meet i new problems in Jiome making. Besides , classes being offered, the honemaklng teacher is happy to give individual help whenever , it is desired ,by the adults in her community.; :.: , Af "present "plans are. being made for a clothing, class ,-for be ginners. The classes will be held in the homemaking depart- ment . 11, AnnBrihnWill ; Teach In Efbhd Arm Brinn, daughter of Tjf. and Mrs. T. P. Brirwt, graduated from UNC with an AB ' degree in elementary education - and will teach in Efland, N. C, in a kindergarten. 1 . - The kindergarten is"' provided Two Dg n Hospitalized As Elesuk Of Shooting Koar Hertifj)rcl IJlonday Richard C. 22.' .Of. rvrismouin, va., was n trujua condition in. Norfolk .General r...A . i Hospital Tuesday night after a' shooting near Hertford Monday ) night. ! Hogan was" admitted i early Tuesday; morning with a; Hopnn'a fathpi'-i.n-la'w- r 15 -t1S.it Bright, about 45, also of Ports- mouth,, was hospitalized over- night in Albemarle; Ho-spital for treatment of a bullet wound in an ear. . . ;.vv"- Lawrence Winslow, 41, . of Star Route, Winfall, was arrest ed and placed in the Perquimans C!nnntv inil rhnrppH hv Ppr-! quimans County Sheriff Glenn . crt costs; Bernard Allen Ry R. .Matthews with'assault with a 'a'1 a"d Seymour Retknecht, each deadly weapon with intent to 10-25 P)us costs: L- E- Burbage, kill. He was revised on $5,000' W plus costs; Raymond L. bond Wednesday morning and Fulmer, Jr., Adam L. Decker will be given a hearing next i8" Linwood L, Spencer, each Tuesday' in Perquimans Record- 7 25 Plus costs; Fred Louis er's Court. Matthews said Winslow admit ted the ' shooting and told 'him Bright was the .intended victim. He said Winslow was waiting behind a tree near the driveway with a .22 Calibre rifle when the car containing the two Ports mouth , biscuit ' company em ployees and Bright's teenage son drove into the yard. ' Winslow at once opened fire' and shot at least six times, Matthews, said. Bright swung the car . around without stopping and drove to Hertford for help. His son was not injured.. ' Matthews said Bright had gone to Hertford to take his wife home as soon as he heard she was visiting tne wmsiows. Bright's daughter, Mrs, Hog.m and granddaughter also were there. -J' Matthews1' said Bright ;, and winslow tpld.him they had been on unfriendly terms for some time.' Winslow - is married'-find' his feurchildren. i National Award u;Gedrge! LK. Jackson ' special representative for the Jefferson Standard ' Life Insurance Com pany in Hertford and 'Elizabeth City, has been granted: the Na tional Quality Award from the Jefferson Standard Life Insur ance Company. I '..This institutional citation is awarded to qualifying represen tatives in ' recognition of a su perior : quality of life insurance service,,-, to , the , public.-. : The award, in the form of',a certifi cftte , is made by the. National Association of Life Underwrit ers .' and the Life , .Insurance Agency : Management Jj Associa tion.". "'" " Revivalln Progress At Bagley Swamp , VREVGEORGE FARAH, : A series' 'of evangelistic ser vices 'began last-Friday 'evening at the' Bagley Swamp Pilgrim Church. ?The. Rev. George Farah of Des 'Moines', Iowa, is the evan gelist. His . . messages , have -been very "inspiring ' and" Challenging. The crowds have been good The services will close with the Sunday evening service at 7:30 o'clock July 28. ': t Service - will be held '. each evening until then at 730 P. M. The public is cordially invited 'to thcee special services. : ' liwi'irw - - if:'- -f n-nf , in, Carolina, Friday, July traffic Cases Tam Caaaiaii ft I Qfl ABSSIDll Ul 1 WF ., - Nineteen traffic violations dominated the Perquimans . County Recorders Court docket hcre ' Tuesday. The following were charged with exceeding Hie speed limit and were fined by Judge Charles1 E. Johnson. Randolf S. Hunter, $11 and ros, Morton D. Finn, William C. Rogers a.nd Lawrence P. Mc Neice, each $6.25 plus costs; John K. Porter and Jack D. O'Neal $5.25 each plus costs. John M. Benton, Jr.; charged Continued on Page Eight A Lucky Day For New Hope BECAUSE On August 14 there will be an irresistible fragrance of that tempting and delectable dish known as "deep fried flounder", wafting over the countryside of New- Hope, spon sored by the Durante Neck Home Demonstration Club. No where, - but nowhere can this piece de resistance be duplicated for the best cooks in ther coun ty have been persuaded to don UheJr thef bonnets that new find old members and their families may partake of the nectai1 of the sea. The happy event will take place at Long . Beach? Estates, The hour 6 o'clock." ' Business as usual, presided, by the president, was discussed ) at the July meeting' pf the club with the added attraction of an informative talk by Mrs. Billy White, county agent, with ref erence to freezing foods ahead, a very timely subject. The club was also very happy to welcome Mrs. Paige Underwood back to the fold. The hostess, Mrs. Linwood Godfrey, conducted the devo- tionals and read the always comforting and reas--ing 23rd Psalm.; Her hospitality also sat isfied the physical being by re freshing July parched throats with soothing ice cream sodas and cakes.. The meeting was adjourned by reading the club collect. Perquimans FFA Boys At Camp Members cf the Perquimans FFA Chapter X are enjoying themselves this week at the FFA Camp at White Lake, N. C. All the boys will participate in the following sports: Softball, ping pong, shuffle board, check ers, horseshoes, ? water ball, vol ley ball, basketball,' track events and swimming events. All sports are well supervised and played strictly according to official rules. Stunt night Friday con cludes the program for the week. The following boys made the trip: Joseph ; Riddick, Thomas Dale, i Bruce White, Paul. Smith, Johnny ' Danchise, Don Yohn, Jimmy Sawyer, James Pierce, Billy .Nixon, Billy Cale, Lot Winslow, E. L. Chappell, Archie Miller, Pete Proctor, Gene Per ry,., f Mike j Winslow and J. A. Bray. Joe L. Tunnell and family ac companied the boys, on the trip. Howard Mathews On Dean's List , Howard 'Blount 1 Mathews, Jr., was .' recognized f by the Dean's List released at Campbell Col lege this week for academic ex cellence during the spring term. ' The son of Mr. and Mrs. How ard B. . Mathews of Route 1, Hertford, he, was a member of Campbell's first graduating class of college seniors. 26, 1963. Rev. Thomas Lee, English Minister, At Local Church III r REV. THOMAS LEE The Rev. Thomas Lee from Chapel Field Road Methodist 01 men Irom "eruora ana rer- j Church, Norwich, England, whouimans County have hade an! exchanged pulpits under the di - rection of the World Methodist Council, with. the Rev. Frederick Still, pastor of the First Metho dist Church of Hertford, arrived recently with Mrs. Lee and is conducting the services at the local church. The Rev. Mr. Lee was born near the famous Lake District and close to Scotland. Ho en tered 'the ministry ' from New castle Upon Tyne. ' His training took him , to the college at Hands worth in Birmingham, England, and . from there into many parts of England and Wales. During his long . minis try in South Wales he served as . District ' Home Missiqins Secre tary. S..',; . : Mrs. Lee shares to-the 'hill her husband's love for the Methodist Church. ..She?, a graduate , of iiity in Honours History School. She was a teacher before her marriage. The Kev. and Mrs. Lee have two daughters. Both are married. 1 v '. The Woman's Society of Chris tian Service and Wesleyan Ser vice Guild of the First Metho dist Church honored the Rev. and Mrs. Lee at a reception on Sunday in the Fellowship Hall of the church. July 23 : " Rotary Club, 6:15 -' Masonic Lodge 1 Betty T. Swindell July 24 Jaycee Dinner Daly Rountree Beverly Harris July 25 Bethel Ruritan .-. American Legion 'Beverly Lynn Taylor Lina Caddy ; Richard Narron , Bryant Woodell July 26 Mrs. Henry C. Stokes, Jr. 'Elizabeth Reed Felton , Mrs. 'L. D. Myers , Vickie Walker Pearly Barber Nancy Perry : " Myrtle Williams July 27 James White Ann Hunter , Ella Mae Hurdle Pat Haste Leslie Thigpen' July 28 .." Mrs. J. W. Dillon ' ...Herbert White. ; David Phillips Willard Stallings , , Linda Decker i Joel Hollowell,' Jr. , , , .. 4 Ronnie Baker July 29 ' First Meth. Official Board 5 Joe Towe White, Sr. . j Shirley Elliott" t ' Sylvia C-. Matthews; 1 Final Feed Grain Checks Soon Ready Cards will be mailed t within the next few jdays to, notify farmers when tiieir final feed grain i;; payments ,; are ready. Farmers should not call at the office ' for their, payment until they are notified, ; Birthdays Donald Rithard fJkUhavjs Held In Connsction With Death VI W. Hendrftks Exams Called For Football Players Perquimans County High School football players will re ceive their pnysical examina tions Wednesday, August 7 at 1 P. M. .at the high school gym nasium. I All football players must have a physical examination, plus the required polio and I tet- U11UO U1IU l.vl PJ-1 V- hll-J VT 111 W I allowed to practice. Annual Trek To Football km tii 1 or several years now a group !annual visn to wasmngton, ,'D- c- via train from Richmond, Va.; to attend one of the Red skin football games. The first year the group con sisted of one car with six per sons. Since that time the popu larity of the outing has grown so that last year over 70 from this area attended and plans are now' being made for 125 to at- tend the Redskins-Giants game which will be played on Oc- tober 6th. The group , will have a special air conditioned railway car reserved for them and there is the possibility of having a Trailways bus take the group to the railroad station in Rich mond a.nd return. t ' Anyone desiring to attend this year's outing to enjoy the game j'""" " F uaclRJr'W Dillon, Emory , White or Henry C. Sullivan. The fare is only $9.95, which includes -all trans portation from Richmond to Washington and return plus re- served ,seats for" the game. The tickets for this event will be ordered August 1st.' ; , ' Forty-six 4-H Clubbers At Camp Forty-six 4-H Club members from Perquimans County attend ed 4-H Club Camp at Millstone during the Week of July 8-13. Sandra Webb, Bobby Harrell and Johnny Caddy were recog nized as superior 4-H campers and were awarded certificates by Camp Director Edward West. The 26 girls and 20 boys were accompanied to 4-H Camp by Miss Carroll McDonnel. former 4-H Club member; Ed Nixon, 4-H adult leader; Mrs. Paige Underwood, associate home economics agent and Tom Brown, assistant Extension agent. Dur ing the week Perquimans Coun ty 4-H'ers camped with Chowan, Camden and Scotland counties, giving the boys and girls the op portunity of making new friends a.nd exchanging ideas. The entire camp was divided into four groups, Head, Heart. Hands and Health Five group captains, Jennie Chambers, Car Continued on PJ 3 Twenty Local Boy Scouts At Camp Twenty boys from Boy Scout Troop No. 155 spent last week at Camp Durant near Wake For est. While there they had classes on nature, wildlife, pio neering, swimming, life .saving, rowing and canoeing. ' ' Eight boys received the mile swim patches, Eight the swim ming merit badge, five the row ing merit badge, five the canoe ing merit . badge and one the wildlife badge. .The boys were : accompanied by John Ward, assistant. Scout master, and Dilbon, Young, Scout committeemen. Part of the money for the trip was paid from the proceeds of money made -from the paper drives. , , T . . , The troop would like to thank each and every one who helped jto make this fMssible.; Now Being Planned 5 Cents Per Copy A Perquimans County cor oner's jury of six men, R. 1 E. Vickers, Howard Pitt, Bill El liott, Cecil White, Jay Dillon and James Wilder, held a Hert ford service station operator over for indictment Tuesday in the June 25 hit and run death of William Wallace Hendricks, 67, a Route 1 farmer. After a two- uui ' i- u Richard Matthews, 29 also of 1 Route 1. Bond previously set at $5,000 was lowered to $2,000 at defense request. 1 Matthews will be tried during the October 27 term of Superior Court. Hendricks' body was found June 26 at 9 A. M. about 12 'hours after his death. Dr. T. P. Brinn, coroner, reported. . Hend ricks died instantly of multiple skull fractures and a broken spine. Freeman Long, who lives near the scene on the Harvey Point Koad, a half mile east of Hert- ford, testified he saw Hendricks walking past near his home. He had seen a car approaching weaving down the road in the same direction and heard a noise that suggested the car struck something. When ' the car did not -'stop, however, he . did not investigate, Long said, He described the vehicle as of the same body type and color as Matthews' car. f Highway Patrolman D. R. Cumbo reported finding a brok en auto mirror at - the scene. Cumbo said it fitted the mount ing on Matthews' car, which ran into a ditch, later June 25, ' two miles farther east. ; ' Matthews reported the ditch accident the next morning but said he did not know anything. .about 'the mirror at the death scene. , Defense Attorney W. H. Oakey offered n,ev'dence Tuesday. The inquest had been post poned o allow time for physical ' evidence1 to be checked by the FBI laboratory in Washington but the: report still has not been received here. Reception Is Held For English Couple The Rev. : and Mrs. Thomas Lee of. Norwich, England, who are serving the First Methodist Church during the summer months, were entertained at a reception Sunday afternoon, July 21 from 4 to 5:30 o'clock. The reception was held in the newly decorated Fellowship Hall cf the church and was given by the Woman's : Society; of Christian Service and the Wesleyan Ser vice Guild, . ; Mr. and 'Mrs. J. W. Dillon and Mr.; and Mrs. Claud, Brinn wel comed the guests and introduced them to the receiving line: Mrs. J. L. Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tunnel! and the Rev. and Mrs. Lee. Punch, cookies, sandwiches and salted inuts were served from a table covered with a lace tablecloth and decorated with silver candelabra white tapers and mixed summer flowers. Mis. Continued on Page 4 Couple To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ownley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary , August 4 with a party at the home of their son, William Ownley, at Route 3, Hertford. Friends and. relatives are in vited to vivit between the hours of 3 and 5 P. M. No invitations are being mailed. " Mrs. Winslow , Colonial Winner Mrs. George Winslow of Route 1, Hertford, Was' r' winner last week in the Colonial Store Spell Cash contest 'Mrs. Winslow is the second winner In the contest in Perquimans " County. : The prize is $100. Mrs. T. B. Sumner of Front Street, Hertford, was . the iirst 1 winner in the contest.