PEMUIMAN Vblume 28-No. 25 i Hertford, PenjujmaruCounty, North Carolina, Thursday, June 22, 1972 10 Cents Per Copy WEEKLY Perq . District Court Has Busy Judge Wilton Walker presided at the Wednesday session of Perquimans County District Court and heard the following cases: ". Richard Hawkins, driving under the influence of in toxicating liquors and speeding, the State took a Nol Pross on the speeding charge and the defendant was given a 90 day sentence suspended upon payment of a fine of $125.00 and costs, and ordered not: to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months except as authorized by restricted driving privilege; Others charged with DUI were as follows: Booker T. Coston, received a 90 day sentence suspended for 12 months, given a fine of' $125.00 and costs, and ordered not to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months except as authorized by limited privilege ; Louis Eason, received a 90 day sentence suspended upon payment of a fine of $125.00 and costs and ordered to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months; Edgar Marvin Brothers was given a 90 day sentence suspended upon payment of a fine of $125.00 and costs and ordered not to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months except as authorized by special driving privilege; John Henry Carter (2nd of fense) received a 6 mo. sen tence suspended for 2 years with the following 1. $125.00 fine and costs; 2. not to operate a motor vehicle for 2 years or until his privilege shall be restored; Ernest Skinner, received 90 days suspended upon payment of a fine of $125.00 and costs and ordered not to operate a motor vehicle for 12 months; Emanuel Miller charged with assault, received a 30 day sentence suspended for 2 years, paid costs, and for 2 years was ordered not to bother, threaten, or molest Annie Goodwin in any way; :. Alvah Eugene Cartwright, charged with assault, prayer for judgment was continued for 6 months and the defendant was ordered to regularly . attend Mental Health Clinic in Elizabeth City as they direct and accept, treatment as prescribed by Clinic; ; , . Traffic violations included: Quinton Ray Copeland, im proper equipment, $10.00 and costs; Deborah Smith Williams, speeding, costs; Bruce Hebra King, Jr., speeding, $10.00 and costs; Shirley Jane Clifton, unsafe movement, $10.00 and $500 Reward Offered By Local Firm Howard Williams of Hertford Farmers Exchange is offering a $500.00 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who unlawfully entered his place of business June 6 and took the safe containing valuable records. Williams is asking ail of his customers who purchased anything from him 2 weeks prior to the break-in to please come in at their earliest con venience and assist them with their records. Bea Sklpsey Makes Dean's List Af Elon College Miss Bea Sklpsey was named on the Elon College "A" Dean's List for the recently completed Spring Semester. The names of 421 students who attained at least a "B" average in all academic courses undertaken during the semester were on the List In announcing the names of Dean's List students, Dr. Theo Strum, Dean of Instruction at Eton, pointed out that 32 of the students earned straight A's in their academic work. Mist Sklpsey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fenton Britt of Pennsylvania Avenue. Session costs; Larry Mitchell Spruill, failure to observe stop sign, $10.00 and costs; Wayland L. White, Jr., speeding, 90 days suspended upon payment of a fine of $125.00 and costs and ordered not to operate a motor vehicle until privilege has been restored; George Edward Davis, Jr., speeding, $100.00 and costs; Robert Hulcher Gam wood, speeding, $10.00 and costs; Jacksie Lean Cartwright, speeding, 60 . day sentence suspended for 12 months, a fine of $80.00 and costs, and ordered not to operate a motor vehicle until privilege has been restored by the State Dept. of Motor Vehicles; Thomas Phillip Roby, reckless driving, $50.00 and costs; David Allen Byrd, failure to yield right-of-way, $10.00 and costs; John Henry Gordon, speeding, 60 days suspended for 12 months and given a fine of $80.00 and costs; Cecil Elliott was found guilty of possession of intoxicating liquor for sale without license or permit and was given the following sentence 4 months sentence suspended for 2 years and 1. a fine of $25.00 and costs, 2. not operate the Pigpen or any other public place where alcoholic beverages are sold for 2 years, 3. be of general good behavior for 2 years. Home In Chapanoke i . ! Damaged By Fire; , A Coast Guardsman and his ! wife and their five children ! were left homeless last Wed nesday when fire swept through their home in Qiapanoke. ' The fire was discovered around 2:30 p.m. in the home of C. A. Lucus. A motorist detected the blaze as he was passing the residence. Volunteer firemen from the Tri-County and Woodville Fire Departments responded to an alarm. Each department sent two vehicles. The origin of the. fire is not known, but firemen believed the fire began on the second floor. Fast work of both departments saved a room and a half of furniture and a portion of the downstairs. The Pasquotank County Chapter of the American Red Cross is making a plea for children's clothing for the family. According to Mrs. Sally Leister, executive secretary of the Pasquotank Red Cross chapter, Lucus is attached to the United States Coast Guard. Ages are girls, 14, 12, 10 and 9 years. A boy 8 years of age is also in need of clothing. The sizes are not known. - Persons wishing to donate clothes are asked to stop by the Elizabeth City Red Cross office located on Hughes Boulevard across from the Holiday Inn. Hours are from 9 a.m. to noon on weekdays. Troop 155 Takes Outer Banks Trip Saturday June 10th, and Sunday June 11th. eleven local scouts and leaders earned the "Outer Banks Historical Trail Award". For a scout to receive the award he must complete the following requirements. 1. Before making the trip he must have the signed approval of his parents. Read a book on the Outer Banks or Wright Brothers and turn in a book report to his unit leader. 2. Visit the First Flight Site. 3. Visit Fort Raleigh. 4. Visit Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Museum of the Sea.. . 5, Hike along beach from Whalebone Junction to camp ground, participate in at least one night in camp, cook two meals. He also must perform at least two hours of a con servation project for the National Park Service. 6. After making the trip he is required to complete and submit to the Tidewater Council an Essay of 250 words or more on the highlights of the trip. Two New Business, Ventures Planned For Perquimans County t , 1 ' " -ir"- f ' - . , . ' k - .... ; . .1 , ','' .. t . , ; . : " -', Li,.jn Jiit'iriniit 'iniiiiiii'i'..'iiii. i ' 1 1 ffilrCli zzl .,L -r i fiTi"f 'TiiNi''lii!ir.'l J, a John Carney; an executive officer of Indian Creek, Inc.; has this week announced plans for two new business ventures here in Perquimans County. Both of these ventures involve food marketing, a field which Carney has extensive prior experience and knowledge. Carney said that work is presently underway for a resturant to be located in the Bethel Community on the banks of Indian Creek, locally referred to as Bethel Creek, and that it will specialize in seafood and carry a good selection of choice steaks. This resturant will be named "The Fisher man's Wharf' and will feature schooner decor. The resturant will be acessable both by car and boat. Dredging permits have already been applied for to extend a canal from Indian Creek to the resturant. A free boat launching ramp will be constructed on , the canal. Carney said the building, which'will house the resturant is being extensively renovated at a cost of about $35,000.00 and that the facility should be open in forty days or less. The resturant has a planned seating capacity of 100 people and will be open for both lunch and the evening meal. , The second operation an nounced by Carney is a resturant catering to con venience foods and ice-box pies and is to be the pilot operation for a string of convenience food outlets known as "Lil" Champ". The parent organization for "Lil Champ" is Carney, Sons and Perry, "of which Carney is president, and their present plans call for five more "Lil Champs" to open in the Birthdays And Civic Meetings JUNE 25 John Danchise , Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kirby An niversary Bill "Bunk" Smith JUNE 26 Grace Coston Pattie Melton Linda Bundy Thomas Gregory Ruth Spruill Perq. C. Rescue Squad Belv.-Ch. Hill Fire Dept. JUNE 27 Debbie Sawyer Laura Sutton Hertford Rotary Club 6:15 Masonic Lodge 8:00 Belv. Homemakers Club JUNE 28 James Roy Ball Donna Jean Baker Shelton Skinner JUNE 29 , Frank Mansfield Charles M. Harrell, Jr. Luke Butt JUNE 30 Joel B. Perry, Jr. Dilbon Young Essie Burbage Gene Brum ' LuRee Copeland Timmie Layton JULY1 William W. Bundy Elizabeth Haskett Mr. Willie Jones Frances F. Kepchar Carolinas in the next 12 months. The second "Lil Champ" will be open in Midway, Bertie County, in what formerly was the Midway Resturant and Motel. The property has already been purchased for this second operation. The pilot "Lil Champ" will be located in Hertford on Business 17 in the building that was formerly Brown's Resturant. Carney said that he hoped to be able to open in about 4 weeks. The "Lil Champ" will be open from 11 A.M. til 11 P.M. with the exception of Fri., Sat., and Sun. District Health Dept. Only Recognized Home Health Agency In Area People inytlre Albemarle area need to become more familiar with the (local Home Health Agency and the type of service it provides' to people under Medicare. The District Health Depart ment in Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan and Camden Counties is the only recognized Home Health Agency in the Albemarle area. It serves only the residents of Fire Department Asks Cooperation Of Local Residents Jimmy Chappell, Chief of the Chapel Hill-Belvidere Fire Dept., asks the residents of the area to please cooperate with the Department by staying at a safe distance from the Fire Truck when on call. This is very dangerous for the individual as well as a hinderance to the Firemen in doing their job. : Horse And Pony Club Prepare For July 4th Show Preston Nixon, Route 1, Hertford shown with Trophy won in Halter Class at Perquimans Horse and Pony Show this month. The club Is making preparations for their next showJuly 4, 1:30. Please plan to attend and enter your horse. Make this the biggest show yet! when it will remain open until 1 A.M. Carney indicated that the "Lil Champ" would feature a rather unique menu that would appeal to both young and families. Tom Brown, Director of Perquimans County Industrial Development Commission said that he was delighted to hear of Carney's plans to invest in Perquimans County. "There is always a demand for good food in the right atmosphere and I am sure that these resturants will be a real asset to the County," Brown stated. tfrat four countyara. It provides services for people under either Part A or Part B of Medicare. Some of the services it provides are occupational therapy, part-time services of home health aides, medical social services, medical sup plies and appliances furnished by the agency. It does not provide for full-time nursing care, drugs and biologicals, personal comfort or con venience items or meals delivered to your home. There are different requirements to qualify for these services under Part A and Part B of Medicare, but under either part of Medicare you must need part-time skilled nursing care, or physical or speech therapy; you must be confined to your home ; a doctor determines you need home liealth care; and a doctor sets up and periodically reviews the plan for home health care. Trim While Wilson Dies At Age 80 Trim White Wilson, 80 year old businessman of 318 N. Front Street, died Friday morning in the Albemarle Hospital following an illness of 11 days. A native of Perquimans County, he was the son of the late James Christopher and Mrs. Gertrude Banks Wilson. He attended Whitchitt Institute in Greensboro. He was a member of the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, the American Legion and during World War 2, he served with the Army in France. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Minnie Toxey Wilson; two brothers, Dr. Tiffany Wilson of Savannah, Georgia and Jesse Wilson of Edenton. Funeral services were held Sunday at 4: 00 in Old Hollywood Cemetery in Elizabeth City by the Rev. W.R. Pinner and the Rev. Norman Harris. The casket pall was made of red roses, white chrysan themums, baby's breath and fern. Pallbearers were Crawford Wilson, Curtis Wilson, Calvin Wilson, John Wilson, Billy Wilson and J.C. Sawyer, Jr. Swindell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Rites Held Saturday For Lisle L. Mathews Lisle Leroy Mathews, 75, of 200 S. Church St., died suddenly early Thursday morning at his home. A native of Richmond, Illinois, he was the son of the late Samuel and Mrs. Maude Acker Mathews. Surviving is a cousin, Mrs. R.H. Whiting of Waukegan, Illinois. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 in the Chapel of the Swindell Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Harris. "Nearer My God To Thee" was played during the service by Mrs. Preston Morgan, organist. The casket pall was made of red carnations, . white chrysanthemums and fern. Pallbearers were Melvin Owens, George Butler, Herbert Eure, Julian White, William Stallings and Tom Cox. Funeral Services Held For Sadie W. Bogue Sadie Whddbee Bogue, 90, died at 1:40 a.m. Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.L. Spivey on Route 3. A native of Perquimans County, she was the daughter of Elsberry Whedbee and Mrs. Margaret Keaton Whedbee and the widow of Haywood E. Bogue. She was a member of the Woodville Baptist Church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Edith Spivey and Mrs. Catherine Spivey of Route 3, Mrs. Margaret Butler of Elizabeth City and Mrs. Sallie Pierce Sharber of Route 5, Elizabeth City; a son, William A. Bogue of Route 3, Elizabeth City; a sister, Mrs. Nancy Williams of Portsmouth, Va.; two brothers, Elsberry Whedbee of Route 3 and Richard Whedbee of Pleasantville, New Jersey; 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 in the Chapel of the Swindell Funeral Home by the Rev. Leonard Nix, pastor of the Woodville Baptist Church. "The Old Rugged Cross" was played during the service by Mrs. Preston Morgan, organist. The casket pall was made of white carnations, pink car nations, baby's breath, and fern. V . . Pallbearers were Charles Sharber, Billy Bogue, Carson Spivey, Jr., Richard Williams, Jr., Gaston Williams, 3rd. and Thurman Whedbee. 1 Sales Tax Is $5,970.96 For May The 1 per cent Sales and Use tax collection in Perquimans County for the month of May amounted to $5,970.96 it was announced today by G.A. Jones, Jr., Commissioner of the State of North Carolina Department of Revenue. 1970 Census Shows 2,535 Homes In 'I County Have TV The. 1970 Census of Housing counted 2,894 housing units in Perquimans County, and 2,535 households had at least one television set (262 UHF equipped), the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce, announced today. The figures are from the first report for North Carolina which presents detailed statistics on housing for each county. The report shows that in the county: There were 582 housing units with air conditioning (496 with room units and 86 with a central system), 2,050 units with a clothes washing machine, 333 with a clothes dryer, and 90 with a dishwasher. The 1970 population was 8,351, with an average of 3.3 persons per housing unit. A total of 1,747 housing units were built before 1949, 361 during the 1950's, 304 during 1960-64, and 406 within the five years preceding the April 1970 census. Utility gas was used to cook the meals in 23 households, electricity in another 1,690, and bottled, tank, or LP gas in yet another 930. There were 2,264 housing units with complete kitchen facilities and 1,783 with com plete bathrooms, both for the exclusive use of the households. The number of bedrooms in all housing units ranged from none ( in 0 units) and one (in 207 units) to four or more (in 588 units). Owners occupied 1,749 units, Graduated From Asbury College Miss Katherine Lee C ippcll recently graduated from Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky. She was one of 180 Seniors who took part in the college's 82 commencement exercises. Miss Chappell is the grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Goodwin of Route 1, Hertford. Class Reunion To Be Held Af Holiday Inn Cecil E. Winslow, 1947 Class Reunion Committee, Chairman, asks everyone who plans to attend the Class Reunion at The Holiday Inn to please send your letters to Mather Hurdle, 1216 Glendale Ave., Elizabeth City. Food Aid Given To 851 Perquimans Residents In April There were 851 low-income Perquimans County people on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's donated foods program in April as compared to 903 the previous month reports Russell H. James, Southeast regional ad ministrator of USDA's Food and Nutrition Service. Taking the state as a whole, Riddick Makes UNC Dean's List Wayne Taylor Riddick, of Hertford, was one of the students who was on the University of North Carolina's spring semester dean's list. To be on the dean's list at tne University, a student must be taking a full academic load of at least 15 hours, and make no grade below a C. The grades in all courses must average a 3.0 (or B) quality point average. Schools and Colleges in which students can qualify for the dean's list are the College of Arts and Sciences, the General College, the School of Business Administration, ine scnooi oi Education, the School of Journalism, and, in Health Affairs, Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapy, Nursing and Pharmacy. Riddick is a student in the College of Arts and Sciences. renters 751 units, and a total of 318 units were vacant year round with 15 for sale and 41 for rent. Copies of the report, Detailed Characteristics, 1970 Census of Housing, North Carolina HC (1) -B 35, are available for $2.50 each from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, or from U.S. Department of Commerce field offices located in major cities. Kathy Lane New Marching Unit Chief Miss Kathy Lane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lane, has been chosen chief of the 1972-1973 Perquimans County Mar ching Unit. She is a rising senior at Perquimans Count h Mhool. Kath.v's duties will include leading the unit in all npr. " lormances and acting as the club president. Other of ficers chosen were: Vice President, Eva Newby; Sec-Treasurer, Diane Winslow; Publicity, Frances White; and Historian, Blanche Mans field. The unit has been prac ticing during the month of June. They participated in the 250th Celebration parade in Edenton on Thursday, June 15. The unit has ac cepted several future parade invitations. Their next performance will be at the 4th of July Parade in Belhaven. James noted, there was a decrease in the number of people on the food assistance programs. The number on the food stamp program increased 2,034 while the total receiving donated food was down 5,975 to give the overall decrease. -, In the 53 North Carolina counties operating food stamp programs, 191,386 people were issued $4.8 million in food coupons. Of this total $3.3 million was bonus stamps. This was an average of $16.62 in bonus stamps for each person on the food stamp program. The counties operating food; distribution programs gave 3.4; million pounds of USDA- donated food to 108,451 needy: people in April. '-".; Homecoming At Warwick Baptist Church June 25 An invitation to attend; homecoming at Warwick. Baptist Church, Hobbsville,; North Carolina, on June 25, 1972, is extended to all members . and former members of the" church. ' : : Following the regular morh-; ing worship service lunch will be served. Dedication services; for the new pews and carpet will -be held in the afternoon. ' . 4 .