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Volume XXX. imrrcr 81.
herttord, Ferquimans Courity, North Carolina, Friday 'August 9, 1963.
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Br. G. (Hector
, Perquimans High School Marching Unit
Perquimans Schools Will
Open September 3 With
. U s u fc-- w j
-3. , .
(J ;The effort being made to- or
ganize a marching unit at Per
fauirnans County High School has
tttie appearance of being a real
ty 'if i alL persona in Perquim
ans County interested .in the
, jjouth , and . advancement . Bach
i Individual ' of this country is
tasked to contribute -to a fund to
esypport the unit.
1 jThe . Perquimans County
j Chamber of Commerce began
- die campaign back in October
Wjth Dave Hallock acting chair-
. man of the - Band Committee.
lie Band Committee Working
inK conjunction with the Civic
Gijmmittee. . haB been working
diligently in an attempt to or
gajtize among the high school
. suident groups, an. .Vail girl"
- matching unit to form in dlffer
etrf formations. The school
netfds a unit such
; all; help and funds that can bt
obt&ined are urgently- needed, l
Tjjhe Nstudenjs of Perquimans
High School have shown, great
interest with some 35 girls out
fori drill practice under the di
recfjon of Mrs. Sidney, (Anna)
. ' Harmon and Mrs. Eugene (Janie)
Boyce. They have elected of
ficers , with Barbara Harrison
chairman and Ann White as sec
retary. The .girls will, design
their outfits specifically . for
' Perquimans County High School
such as Indian-type costumes for
the: 'girls and color guard.
The unit will be comprised of
majorettes, backed up by a
; drum and bugle unit and color
' guard. Some boys will be need
er for (his detail, '
.The greatest need at pis time
is for donations, for . drums,
iT T' ' h department officials' pointed out, the university, t!
i lL,leven the 'improved program for Dr.. Tucker is a
ent menttoned, your . , . ,in . . . . uAiMhtJttA I -K. 'it. th. i
. donation :. will: be " appreciated.
- Instrument donations1 and cash
may be sent Ko" Sidney Harmon
at '.the .jS.lf-M . Pharmacy, r or
call 426-552T 'of 423-81125 and
your contribution will be piqued I
jsa? Stssp liCCErEir ioun
. ft ... v . w . i .. k. j h i. , i . . . mm a. i.
these youngsters, aa Hey uVr rvr.yf ;y- .. m. tr
&mrTSVZr, l twenty
Ambrose as co-chairman.- ' Any
one desiring , a baby-sitter Islre
qifested to call 426-7287 or 8
5829J The other members of the
uriit will also serve a sitters.
They have planned bake sale
- Continued en tlahi
; 'fThe class of ,1953 of Perqumt
ans i High " ' School met at ' the
school Sunday, July 28 at a sec
ond reunion. The, first reunion
was a picnic held in 1958. Pete
Mathews.-' class ' nresldent. 1 wel
comed air; those, present, .Billy & 'the .Clerk of Court for their
happell -Jed in prayer. Place'se-, : . " ' - ''
CSrds with' blue ribbons marked I George - Butler, charged with
each , place ;, and, ., were taken
nome as mementoes or ine.oc-
casioa. A delicious luncheon
ws i savea . vuiisiKiuigt var-
KaaiiImI ViirVn a law
rolls, apple pie a la mode and
tea. The white clothed tables
'were attractively decorated with
Ivy and .blue carnations, .the
class flower. Two tall vases of
snowballs ' were used to carry
out the class color theme and to
make an attractive setting fori
the luncheon. '
Those present were: . Eugene
and Janice Yagel Eoyce, Mr. and
Mrs. Billy ChrrrelL Mr. tend
Mrs. Parker Coptland, I C. and
Shirley Copeland Elliott, ' Mr.
end Mrs. James C ".i, tlr. and
Mrs. Leslie Kirby, I.r. and i'rs.
Pete Matthews,.!. s i T.
Matthews Thr.-h, LI . 1 t 1
Carolyn I'aU". it Li ?. I "s
and Ann I"
James and Ft
land. King' C
White I loads, T.
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13 Feed Program
The II. S. Department VJAg-,
rioulture has announced the
major provisions . of the 1964
voluntary feed grain program.
The program will be basically
the same as the 1963 program. j
.The , major change is an , in
crease -in the top limit on di
version from a farm's, base acre
age with an inrrease, in the rate
of payment for maximum diver
sion. This than PR fa intended to 1
encourage producers to divert'
additional feed . grain acreage
and to increase their income. In
1964 a producer may divert as
-v -njirnuch as 50 per cent of his feed
iaui .. utue -acietige ia moo 1.
base acreage (in 1963 it
was 40 per cent), and those who School of Medicine of the Divi
divert from 40 to 50 per cent sion of Health ; Affairs, ' accord-
will receive diversion payments
at the maximum rate for all
acres diverted, i; As before, the
maximum acreage' diversion will
be 29 acres if this is more thanj
50 per cent of the base. ;
.The 1964 feed grain program
assures cooperating corn pro-
ducers of price support at $1.25
per bushel (national average)
compared with an estimated 80
cents which could have been
expected if new feed grain leg-
islation'had not been enacted, by
the Congress last spring.. Wheat
nrices can also be expected to
stay above the estimated 85-90'
cents 'a bushel that would have
feed. grains: with its ' cushioning
effect oil wheat prices will not
25 Odes Triad
rfive cases were heard
by .Judge; Charles Johnson on Drs. Wester and Tucker partner
Tuesday. ..morning during' tne ship. ' , v,., . i i
weekly session - of Perquimans ' Dr. Tucker is a member of
County Recorder's Court. .' the First a Baptist Church and
Don Butler, charged' with choir of Henderson, and is an
driving under the influence of active Rotarian there. He is a
whiskey, beer or narcotic drugs, member t the , American Aca
was fined $100 and the costs of demy of (General practice and
courl. of the North Carolina and Vance
Spangler McMullan, Jr., was County Medical Societies and is
taxed with the costs of court on secretary ;of. the medical staff
a charge of failure to drive on t Maria Parham Hospital. ,
the right side of the highway,
causing, an accidertt involving
Mrs. Elizabeth C, Baker and her
mother. Mrs. Ef fie, Csddy. The
defendaht was also ordered by
the court to make -a satisfactory
arrangement and carry ot out
with Mrs.. Baker and' Mrs. Cad-
dv. The.mnnev .ia th he iwiid," tJavumuj
being drunk on the streets, and
maaisung jrr?si was given a six
months road sentence, which
I . .
wui iuii tumcwuveiy wiui
nrMriniia Ifl rlatr ' nrnViarin eon.
tence. " .
William White, charged with
" Continued on fan Sewn
Diggers To Attend
Superintendent of Perquiman?!
County Schools. John. T Biggers
will spend i the better part of
'next week. August. 13 1 through
the 16th at Mars Hjll College at-
tending the annual superinten
Th -conference : called by the
state superintendent of public
instruction will . be attended by
1"1 county and city superinten
' '.ta.. '
,t:al claviers -at
:i-VOLE cr.t)VE cav:
Eci'' ming Monday, August 12
'ire- "j August 17, revival sei1
! :) will be held each night
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DR. G..R. TUCJCER, JR. , i
Dr., G. Reginald Tucker, Jr.,
a native of Hertford, who is a
general practitioner ; in Hender-
Son, N. C, has been named ,clin-
lcai ussisuiiii piuicaaui
ical assistant professor in the
ing to an 'announcement from
the office of the chancellor of
the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill,
Dr. . Tucker, who for four
years has been arsociated in
partnership practice . with Dr.
Millard W. Wester, Jr in the
ceneral nractice of medicine,
has continued his preceptor
work at Chapel Hill one day a
week,- working ; with i the' De-
partment of Medicine at the
University Memorial Hospital.
He was promoted from the po-
sition of clinical instructor.
The promotion in recognition
of "his faithful ', service," was
tsranuey : AycocK, cnancenor ot
a jiative . erf
Hertford.;' He s' the son of Mr.Hee of the Ruritan National. He
and'. Mrs.' G, Reginald Tucker,
oi : ntwwi . -wauv.- .-
ried, the former. Maude Holmes.
Dr. and Mrs. -Tucker have two
children, George -and Elizabeth.
They reside at. 140 Lakeview
Drive, Henderson, N. C.-.. ;J
Dr. Tuckers teaching .duties
1 I Will U6 111 UUUlbiUli WJ UIUOC 'VI
his' regular ' active practice with
. Dr. Tucker's ,t only , brother,
wnnam ueveriy., iucier, m, is
second year med student at
the University of North Caro-
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Rake Sale Will
nA tjij ctni.lr '
A ' bake sale will be held on
Saturday ' August' 10. Funds
from the sale of cakes and
I cobkies g9 the fi-
':- , nf tha Pomnimano
The sale will begin at 9 A. M.
and last until "all the, cookies
and cakes, have been sold."
For Wheat Ready
Final ' , wheat payments and
feed grain, . .and price support
payments under the 1 1963 pro
grams ; have ; been made to
475 . producers.. Drafts totaling
$2,648.82 under the wheat pro
gram and,' drafts totaling
$218,987.45 under the feed grain
program have been issued., The
Perquimans County ASCS office
beganv making payments July 24
and . all participating producers
have been notified to call at the
office for their: check, f ; '
Keviv?:l C:!:eduled ,
At Cedar Grove. ;
. , The Rev. C. P. Pearoe, pas
tor of . Cedar , Grove Methodist
Church, . has announced ,that re
vival services will begin at
Cedar Grovj I.'athodiat Church
tanday at 8 P. M, and will con
i t nue irmt .h Fri'ay,V August
13. There wiU' be special smgvyouth -of the state; forestry
irg by various groups at each
3 at 7:45 P.,M.
Hera they are, folks, thai newly
i. . . . ' . . m . . ...
reaaing ie:i 19 ngm, mrs, pianBy (Anna; narrami, ivmiunut
BOWr. not .hown in nirtur.. was diiactind from the front). Audrev
Nixon and Nell Cox. 'jeeond row, left to right. Judy Long, Ann White, Amy Nixon, Judy 'Owens.
Third row, Evelyn Tarkinglon. Marcia Copeland, Carolyn lOwens and Jo Barnes. Fourth row,
Virginia Fowler. Carolyn Long, Betty White and AUeen Beck. Fifth row, Jo Frances Perry,
Carolyn White, Monty Divers and Pam Cox. Sixth row, Nancy Allen, Sylvia Daniels and Pat Long.
Not shown in the picture but reporting for practice are, Peggy Ambrose, Sydney Ann Blanchard,
Barbara Harrison, Rita Jordan, Susan Nixon, Lou Vickers, Carolyn , Ann White, Beth Harris,
Pam Perry and Ann NowelL ' "
At Baptist Church
In the absence of the pastor,
Norman B. Harris, who will be
preaching in revival services at
i Great Hope Baptist Church, Dick
'Brewer will speak at both
morning and evening services on j
isunaay August 11 at II A. m
and at 7:30 P. M. !
f Mr. Brewer is
a Ruritan and
oniciai positions 01 tne nuriran
Club and is now a member of
the Budget and Finance Comniit-
a past master of Perquimans
Masonic , Lodge and ,.ne , nas
100000 being shown in this
uty Grand, Master for two; years. 1 valuation in SDite of the accepted by the Board ln the
But .of earthly organizations ltrt amount of $8i5.50 for the year
Mr. Brewer, places the Church in , loss in taxes due to tne livest0ck ,196: unfder terms of tub"
highest esteem;.- He has served exemption this yAr- of approxi- ."cation for bids.,
in many positions m the Hert- te, half milUon doars The Board approved the addi
ford Bapbst Church, inch,dmg ;Tne Necessity, to . pay ten thous-! tkn. to tate ";inta,ned comty
that of chairman of the Board 'd on the incipal of road system of: the road lead-
of : Deacons. He
their faith. ': -'v ' :
The. public ,is invited to at
tend both services.;;
Work was begun on Monday
morning in : the court " room of
the historical Perquimans Coun
ty Court House. ' The room will
be redecorated, the walls will be
painted, the floor will be .cov
ered with -tile and '' new chair
type i benches will grace the
court room when the work is
completed. The work .1 is being
done by the Landing Supply
Compahy of Hertford.
' Commissioners for Perquimans
County v at their - meeting here
Monday stated that any churches
or civic organizations in , the
county, interested in the benches
that are now being used in the
Court House.' -which are being
replaced, A may : contact Julian
Powell at the Register of Deeds
office in the Court House. The
benches will be available about
the first of September.
Hertford Youth At
4-H Forestry Camp
- R. Mark 'Thompson, 12, eon of
Mr." and Mrs. R. , M, Thompson of
Route 3, Hertford, has been se
lected as the 4-H (Club repre
sentative, from Perquimans Coun
ty . to', attend the annual 4-H
Forestry " Camp at "Samp Mill
stone near Rockingham, , ; '
; One hundred boys each a 4-H
Club forestry rleader, in his eoun-ty---will
converge on Camp Mill
stone in Richmond- for the an
nual 4-H Forestry Awards Camp
during. the; week of August 12.
. Southern Bell will again spon
wm agam spon-
Have Face Lifting
sor the cam.in cooperation with """;w"c"lo'a- c"!
the extension . forestry, depart Kte. m U. S. Coast Guard
ment at North Carolina State. R1 period of four years and
The nm-. i. 4ft'as transferred to Coast Guard
further '.develop, among the
know-how and leadership in the
conservation -and development of
one ' of the country's priceless
formed Perquimans High School marching unit
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A Lok Backward
A roond In The Perqalmmm
iVwkly FilM of TMteryear
Perquimans Tax Rate ' Increas
ed Over Last Year: Increased
budget calls for $1.60 on hun
dred dollars, old rate $1.40prop'
erty valuation in county higher
by $132,000. the tax rate ot 1 chairman, presiding, with Com
Perquimans County' was fixed 'missioners W. W. Bundy, W.
at $1.60 by the Boara ot uoun
ty Commissioners at their regu
lar meeting on Monday. This
ranracanto nil inproafip OT
; . , .
over tne rate last year, wnicn
was $1.40. The valuation of tax
able property' in Perquimans is
set this year ; at $5,287,864.00,
whereas ear tne' vauation
the bonded indebtedness of the
county, as well as that of erect -
ing a school building at Win-
fall, was the chief cause of the
increase in the tax rate. . In ad
dition to this, the amount to
take care of the county's por
tion, of the expense of a home
demonstration agent, and a wel
fare officer had to be provided.
Boy Critically 111 After , Fall
From Tree: Falling from a tree
top to which he had climbed at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Baccus, in the Hurdle-
town ; section . of Perquimans,
Lindsey,' nine, was seriously in
jured late Wednesday afternoon.
Dr. L A. Ward, who was sum
moned from Hertford, found the
child in such condition that he
had. him carried at once to the
Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth
City. Thursday morning it was
reported at the hospital that his
injuries included a fracture of
the skull and a fractured arm,
and that his condition was
Elisabeth Darden In Radio
' Continued on Page Five '
Given Coat Paint
- Hertford Hardware & Supply
Company ' has a newly . painted
front on their building here on
Church Street. K
The I building was painted
green last week and though the
building already looked good, be
ing painted each year has im
proved the i appearance of ' the
store as well as the business
F.. M. Robertson
Joins Coast Guard
The U. S.. Coast Guard Re
cruiting Station announces that
Fernando Millard Robertson,
son of Mr. ' and Mrs.) Millard
Receiving Center at Cape, May,
.- lor w "
The U", S. Coast Guard, offers
many opportunities tor ambi-
unw uutuvi, !... '"iH
Sawver. Sandra Stalling. Nita,
The Perquimans County Board
of Commissioners met here Mon
day morning in
meeting an the Court House.
Present were R. L. Spivey,
Snvaeo .In iff R pv S Mnnris
Jr., and Thomas D. Nixon.
The Board authorized a tern'-'
porary loan to the Welfare Ad-,
ministrative Department in the
amount cf $500 and funds to
. . ,
come from the county general
. Kenneth ,W., Miller's j bid , for
Ihc County" Home property Was
"'6 , " lu l"c "'uc
, - . A ' j
Proximately 250 feet. The funds
will come from public access
funds and will not come out of
the county secondary road con
On motion passed, the Board
fixed the fee for filing a fed
eral tax lien at $1.00 per lien,
and fixed the fee for filing a
federal tax lien certificate of
discharge at $1.00 per certificate
as authorized by GS 44-66 of the
General Statutes of florth Caro
lina, , as amended.
It was voted by the Com
missioners to .hold its next regu
lar meeting on Tuesday after the
first Monday in September.
In All Star Game
Heed Matthews, sen of Mr.
and Mrs. Hazel ' Matthews of
Route 1, Hertford, was selected
and played in the All Star Bowl
game at Greenville August 9th.
Matthews played the positiqn of
halfback for the North .team.
He weighs 185 pounds and is
five feet inches tall. He is
a 1963 graduate of Perquimans
County High School and Will
enter. North Carolina State Col
lege in the fall.
Outstanding athletes from
throughout North Carolina were
chosen' to play in this game,
sponsored by the North Carolina
Junior Chamber of Commerce, j
All proceeds irom the game will
go to BtJys' Home, Lake Wacca
maw, ; North",' Carolina. The
North Carolina Jaycees built 'and
fully support one cottage which J
accommodates 20 boys at Lake
Assembly Of God
Calls Of f Services
Hertford , Assembly of God,
Church announces that due- to
camp meeting at Windsor, N. C,
there will , be, no night services
for Sunday nights, August -11'.
and 18. '
Also there will be no prayer
meeting Tuesdays, August 6 and
Wm. Sam Long
William S. (Sam) Long,
K4PVJ, P. O. Box 395, Hertford,
has been selected to set up an
organization of Hertford ama
teur radio operators prepared to
furnish organized emergency
communications in time of dis
aster, it is announced by Corn-
munieations Manaeer F. E Han-
, th Am..iran TaAin Bplav
y 01 lne Amerlcan Kaal Kelav
League, national association of
Lon., assiB1,mpnt whirh
Mr" Ljnss assienmeni, wnicn
carries the title of Emergency
Coordinator, is to band together
(members of the amateur radio
service in his community to per
fect arrangements for emergency
radio communication by hams in
the event of natural disasters1 or
other emergencies. In addition
to use of inormal station equip
ment working from commercial I
power, amateur stations use self-'
powered radio transmitting and
iceiing equipSt needed-
Coordinator, will call local meet-
Inoc nf iimlDtin octaVilich nnm.
mo operating 'procedures
tiOns,'may , be .mobilized under
'1m tjuUfialso imlude liaison f
planning with the local chapter
iui uic iiiiciiv.aii iicy, v.1 vjcto aiiu
i ... .
louier reiiet agencies, as sug
gested in the working under
standing the-jARRL ; Emiprgtatvcy
Corps has with the national
headauarters of the American
Red Cross and other, agencies.
liaison win De esiaonsnea aiso
with local protective services,
such as fire and police depart
ments and civil defense com
munications will receive much
In announcing the appoint
ment, Handy pointed out that
r.adio amateurs have traditional
ly had the responsibility of be
ing in constant readiness to of
fer assistance in time of need
with ham-acquired skill, emergency-powered
transmitters and a
wealth of community spirit.
"When sleet storms disrupt tele
phone and telegraph service, or
floods isolate whole communi
ties," the league's communica
tions manager said, "it is ama
teur radio that comes to the
rescue with operators and self-
the sole agency able to transmit
messages calling on the outside
world for aid for the stricken
August Club Theme
Family recreation is the theme
for Perquimans County Home
Demonstration Club meetings in
The schedule for the week of
August 12-16 is as 'follows:
Beech Springs: August 13 at
6 P. M. at Mrs. Noah Feltom's
for a covered dish supper.
Whiteston: August 13 at 6
P. M. at Sandy Point Beach for
a picnic supper.
Durants Neck: August 14 for
a fish fry at 6 P. M. at Long
Helen Gaither: August 15 at
the home of Mrs. C. W. Prit
chard at 6:30 P. M. for a picnic
Local Students On
ECC Honor Roll
Three lists of students at
East Carolina 'College who have
received official , recognition
from the college because of their
excellent records in academic
work during the spring quarter
of the present school year have
just been announced. 1 j , 'i ?
Perquimans County is repre
sented on the honor list as fol-
lows: . " t '
I Honor, Roll: Jon Wikander
' Fulford, Hertford; Phyllis Lee
Hendren, Tyner and Dan Reed
The 1963-64 term . of - I'-t'T.
quimans County public sci..:;f!
will open here on Tuesday, fc :
tember 3, with teacher-pupil r
ientation planned for that ' .
Principals will begin wor
Tuesday ,- August 20 to
plans for the new term. -',
Perquimans schools will open
this term for over 2.400 students
with seven additional teachers.
The first day of classes of the
180-day school term will be an
Wednesday, September 4.
Listed below is the 1963-64
tentative school calendar
August 20 Principals report
August 20 Janitors report for
August 22 Maids report for
August 29 Teachers report for
September 3 Students report
to school for assignments and
distribution of books.
September 4 First day of 180
day' school term.
November 28 and 29 Thanks
December 21 January 1 The
March 27-30 Easter holidays.
May 28 Pupils ; remain at
home, teachers at school.
May 29 Last day of school
J"ne 1 .r81
t0T teaCtierS. .;
of school ;
Ti v If- - "
j : Jijne" It Principals
Supervisor-' wiH 'have
schedule as principals.
Days lost because of bad
weather will be added at end of
school term unless severe weath
er causes change in schedule.
At Bagley Swamp
The Rev. Clarence E. Wins
low,' son. of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Allen J. Winslow, pastor
of the First. Church of Nazarene
in Binghamton, N. Y... was the
guest speaker at the Bagley
Swamp Pilgrim Church on Sun
day, August 2.
Mr. Winslow and his family;
his wife, the former Matti
Morris Winslow of Pasquotank
County, and their two children,
Shirley and Linda, are visiting
relatieves in this county.
In the absence of a pastor un
til the newly called pastor, the
Rev. Homer Smith of Columbia,
S. C. arrives on August 13. the
;Rev. Graham Senter from Salis
preacher on Sunday, August , U.
Mr. Senter is the husband of
a Perquimans County native,
the former Lelia Lee Winslow.
I ' ' ' ,,rfiii-iiririniu-u-ij utju
Rotary Club, 6:15
Carroll R. Holmes
Mrs. W. O. Trueblood
No birthdays v
. f '.V
August 8 ,
Jakie White '
Mrs. Fenton Hurdle
Mrs. Claude Fields
.' Marshall Bateman ;r,
; Noah Gregory
Pattie Harris '
, Hilda Matthews
August 11 "
; David Williams
; Eva Blount ewby '
' Roger White s
August 12 H
Anderson Methodist Men
; Hertford Town .Council
f C. T. Skinner, Sr.
j Dick Brewer . j - ;
J Madeline Nixon. ' ,
v Patricia Ann Lane i -i
Mrs. C. M. Vhite, Jr.
:j . "natural r-.arccs-rforests. ,
'tious1 men, like Mr. Robertson.
13 - T. .IWinslow. WutfaJL -
j George; V.r - C