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j Volume 28-No. 47
Hertford. Perquimans County, North Carolina. Thursday, November 23, 1972
10 Cents Per Copy
A Look Backwards
By Virginia White Transeau
This is a column that I heean
Vr'iting when I purchased the
rerquimans weekly. Due to
pace cramps many times the
fro Lodge
District Deoutv Grand
nasier uid Kight will make his
Official visit to Perquimans
-odge no. 106 on Tuesday,
lovember 28th. at 8 p.m.
All Masons are urged to at
jnd this meeting. Refreshment
'ill be served.
(Parade Units
Seeded For
(mas Parade
rhe annual Perquimans County
Chamber of Commerce
Christmas parade is scheduled
or December 1. A number of
nquiries sent out have yet to be
-eturned to the Chamber office
ind to make this as successful
is past parades, - the
rganization is hoping to hear
rpm churches, schools, clubs
ind so on about participation.
Please keep in mind this is for
he benefit and fun of old and
roung, particularly the latter.
That is why we would like as
nuch participation as possible.
We hear so much about
Christmas being a time of both
worship and fun-and par
icipation in the parade is a
lappy combination of both.
Please contact the Chamber
iffice as soon as possible.
Mtends Fall
p Ridgecrest
Kathy Keel, a Chowan
olldge student, recently at
inded the annual fall con
tention of the Baptist Student
inion-Campus Christian
fellowship in Ridgecrest, North
arolina. BSU groups from all
Iver the state gathered for a
leekend of fun, fellowship, and
aspiration. Dr. Bodie of the
merican Baptist Seminary
las the guest speaker.
An active organization at
howan, the BSU-CCF
hinisters to a small rest home
n Ahoskie, conducts weekend
e treats, holds a prayer-
reakfast each Wednesday
horning in Thomas Cafeteria at
: 15, and sponsors panel
Iscussions on various topics
lith members of the faculty
r om the department of
religion and Philosophy.
tegular meetings of the BUS-
!CF are held at 7:00 each
londay night in the Askew
tudent Union.
Miss Keel is the daughter of
At. & Mrs. Lester T. Keel and
jraduated from Perquimans
County High School. At Chowan
he is enrolled in the pre nur-
Town Erects Billboard Sign In
Honor Of Jim "Catfish" Hunter
; SIGN One s!n is up and another
the way. The attractive billboards
o t -en put on U.S. 17 by the town of
i to shew travelers the pride the
column had to be left out of the
paper and therefore did not
appear each week as planned.
Now that the paper is owned
by Dear Publication & Radio
Inc. I will continue to be a part
of The Perquimans Weekly with
my column "A Look Back
wards", which will appear each
week. ;
This column has been one of
pie most inquired about items
our country paper earned to
residents of the county. Because
of my interest in it, and due to
the many requests from
residents who have written in
when the column had to be
deleted due to space, "I'm
happy to announce that I will
remain with our Perquimans
Weekly writing "A Look Back
ward"! column each week, as
well as assisting in any other
way mat I can be of service.
Beginning with the first issue
in December and each week
thereafter, you will be assured
of my column "A Look Back
ward." .
1 Sales Tax
Totals $8,147.86
Perquimans County 1 per cent
sales and use tax for the month
of October amounted to
$8,147.86 it was announced
today by G.A. Jones, Jr.,
Commissioner of North
Carolina Department of
Your Blood
The American Red Cross
Bloodmobile will be in Hertford
on Monday, November 27th' at
the Hertford Methodist Church
from 12:30 until 6 p.m.
Mrs. Nathan Sawyer,
chairman of the Perquimans
County Bloodmobile, stated that
blood is badly needed at this
As most American have never
given any blood at all, the
record of Mr. Alfred Ross of
New York, 135 pints-nearly 17
gallons-is remarkable. The
white-haired musician has
passed his 66th birthday, the
cutoff for blood donation of both
the American Association of
Blood Banks and the American
Red Cores. He can give no
more, but he hopes that more
younger men and women will
continue to do so. "Anybody
who knows the need for blood
will give it," says Ross, who
plays the drums with the
touring "Disney on Parade"
show. "In every city", he adds,
"there are children, sometimes
whole hospital wards of them,
whose lives depend upon
regular blood transfusions.
They have Cooley's anemia,
leukemia, hemophilia and other
afflictions." -,
If four million people between
18 and 66 and in good health,
give Just two pints year, all
foreseeable blood needs can be
homjef.Ji;.r,',7-f HUNTER
: :;t left -cd 4 clocks
area has In its hometown hero.
(Perquimans County Chamber of Com
merce photo).
Rites Held For
Mrs. G.C Buck
Mrs. Henrietta Tucker Buck,
81, of 211 W. Market St., died
Saturday at 4:50 a.m. in the
Albemarle Hospital following a
long illness.
; A native of Pitt County, she
was the daughter of the late
Wyatt B. and Mrs. Henrietta
Brooks Tucker. ?
She was a member of the
Hertford Baptist Church, the
Women's Missionary Union of
the church and the Hertford
Chapter of the Order of the
Eastern Star.
Surviving are her husband,
Georse Cleveland Buck: a son.
Cleveland Pershing Buck of
Hertford and a daughter, Mrs.
Herbert Johnson of Norfolk.
Funeral services were held
Monday at 2:00 in the Chapel of
the Swindell Funeral Home by
the Rev, Norman Harris and the
Rev. Charles Duling. : ,
"Rock of Ages" and
"Precious Lord" were sung by
the Men's Chorus of the Hert
ford Baptist Church. They were
accompanied by Mrs. Chester
Winslow, organist.
The casket pall was made of
pink carnations, pink roses,
cymbidium orchids and fern.
Pallbearers were John Mc
Donald, Robert Ryalor, William
O. Elliott, Robert Newton,
Willie Ainsley and Wesley
Burial was in Cedarwood
Cemetery with graveside rites
being conducted by the Order of
the Eastern Star.
Is Needed
met, says Dr. William G.
Battaile, president of the
American Association of Blood
Banks. Can you spare two?
They may save a life.
Crafts On Display
At County Office
Crafts from the Albemarle
Area will be on display and sale
at the County Office Building
Wednesday, November 29,
starting at 10:00 A.M. This will
offer an opportunity for you to
see quality crafts locally and at
the same time secure special
items for your Christmas gift
list, states Mrs. Paige Un
derwood, Home Economics
Extension Agent
The County Office Building
will become the scene of an
Annual Christmas Open House
on December 6 and 7, sponsored
by several Extension
Homemaker's clubs. The public
is invited to attend either
Wednesday or Thursday nights,
December 6 and 7, betweent he
hours of 7:30 to 9:30 P.M. at
which time refreshments will be
served by 1 Belvidere
Homemakers. The exhibits and
displays will be open to the
public all day Thursday,
December 7 between the hours
of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Also
on Friday, December 8, from
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon.
Dear Publication
Buys Perq.
The Perquimans Weekly
which has been published for 38
years at Hertford, N.C., is being
sold to Dear Publication and
Attend University
Days On Wheels
Mrs. T.T. Harrell and Mrs.
Ray Godfrey are among 450 Tar
Heel women, all members of
Extension Homemakers Clubs,
participating in University
Days on Wheels.
According to Mrs. Paige
Underwood, extension home
economics agent, Perquimans
county, ' the educational
program, conducted the second
week in November, combined
tours with lectures and cultural
events in the New York City,
Washington, D C. and Lan
caster, Pennsylvania areas.
In the area of family
relations, those on the tour
visited Rossmcor, Maryland, to
see a new concept in retirement
living; stopped at Columbia,
Maryland to evaluate a planned
city and went to Lancaster,
Pennsylvania too to see the
development of American in
terior decoration, architecture
and furniture over a 200 year
The National Gallery of Art in
Washington did a special
program on "family living
through the ages" using famous
painting as the visuals.
Clothing and foods were
combined with consumer
education as homemakers
toured the Good Housekeeping
Institute, J.C, Penney testing
facilities, Burlington House and
Riverdale Fabrics and heard
lectures by representatives of
Standard Brands, Consumers
Union and Coats and Clark.
Heading the list of cultural
events were visits to Kennedy
Center of the Performing Arts
and the National Theatre in
Washington and the Cloisters in
New York City.
The five-day study tour was
coordinated by the Agri
cultural Extension Service,
North Carolina State University.
State Funds Used In
Schools $929,088. 14
North Carolina school units
received nearly $487 million
dollars from the state nine
months school fund for the 1971
72 fiscal year. That's an in
crease of slightly more than 6
per cent over the previous year.
The figures are based on an
audit of the fund by the State
Board of Education, released
today by Controller A.C. Davis.
The nine months school fund
includes the bulk of the state
money allocated for public
Most of the state money in the
fund is earmarked to pay
teachers, principals, super
visors, and school superin
tendents. Durjng 1971-72,
classroom teachers and prin
cipals received a total of
$367,093,383. Another $3,420,109
went to supervisors, and
$4,281,074 was paid to
superintendents and assistant,
The average classroom
teacher in North Carolina
earned $8,054 last year, $442
more than the previous year.
State funds totaling $4,591,326
were used to purchase
replacement buses and service
vehicles. The unallotted
equipment plus the purchases of
additional equipment, provided
a total of $4,615, 749 for
allocation to the counties in
The nine months school fund
also includes $451,707 for the
child health program.
.State funds totaling
$929,088.14 were used in
Perquimans County School
units during the 1971-72 school
year. A unit by unit breakdown
of the state nine months school
fund expenditures -for
Perquimans is as follows:
General Control; which In
cludes such items as salaries
for superintendents, assistant
superintendents, travel and
office expense and the salaries
for clerical assistance in
superintendents offices totaled
Radio, Inc. The sale is to
become effective December 1.
Virginia Transeau, owner of
the long established weekly,
announced today that she is
selling the newspaper because
health problems make it
inadvisable for her to continue
to serve as editor and publisher.
"I have maintained a long a
pleasant relationship with the
owners and management of the
Daily Advance and I know they
have a keen interest in serving
Perquimans County and all the
Albemarle," Mrs. Transeau
"At my doctor's insistence, I
plan to take it easy until my
health improves. I know of the
area expansion plans of Dear
Publication and Radio, Inc. and
I feel the organization will
improve the news coverage of
the Perquimans Weekly and
make it a stronger paper for
Perquimans County," she
David R. Dear, president of
Dear Publication and Radio,
Inc. said the acquisition of the
Hertford paper would enable his
firm to further expand
publishing facilities to better
serve the region.
"We have worked closely with
Mrs. Transeau since 1944 when
she served as Perquimans
representative for the Daily
Advance. We hope her health
improves rapidly and that she
can again work with the
Perquimans Weekly even if
only part time," Dear com
mented. W.G. Sheldon, general
manager of the Daily Advance
said the Perquimans Weekly
would continue to be strictly a
Perquimans County publication
with its own office and per
sonnel in Hertford.
"We have retained the ser
vices of Juanita Divers and
Mrs. Elizabeth Thatch," he
The Perquimans Weekly was
founded in 1934 by J.E. Bufflap
and Hector Lupton.
Instructional Services; under
this heading are wages for
teachers, principals and
supervisors as well as in
structional supplies and clerical
assistance in schools for a total
of $681,303.66.
Operation of Plant; includes,
telephones, fuel, water, etc. and
the wages of janitors for a total
of $36,809.72.
Compensation; this heading
includes such things as tort
claims, reimbursement to in
jured school children, em
ployer's retirement cost and
empoyer's social security cost,
totaled $100,147.06.
Auxiliary agencies; these
include wages of bus drivers
and mechanics operation of the
school buses, library supplies,
child health programs and
kindergartens at a cost of
$82,559.21, Total expenditures
amounting to $929,088.14. These
figures include only state
money and local supplements
are not included.
Open House
At Don Juan
Charlie K. Shneer, manager
of Don Juan, announces that
they : will have open house
November 30 from 7 p.m. until
8:30 p.m. ;V::':;'V.;-K'
While this open house is
primarily for employees and
their families all interested
friends from Perquimans
County are cordially invited to
visit them at this time also.
The employees committee is
in charge of the arrangements.
They are as follows:; Raleigh
Ashley, Aubrey Smith, Richard
Byrum, Frances Biggs,
Dorothy Moore, Lucille White,
Viola Winslow, Daisy Lane,
Josiphine Copeland, Evelyn
Sawyer, Virginia 'Winslow.
Ester Freeman, Faye Casper,
Nancy . Harrell and Mildred
Newbold- White Restoration
Project Now A Reality
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Rev. Edwin T. Williams, Executive
Director of the Perquimans County
Restoration Association; A. L. Honeycutt,
Site Supervisor with the State Office of
Archives and History and Allen Outlaw,
Staff Archeologist with the State of
Virginia Land Marks Commission are on
The 60 day drive to raise
$17,500 for the Newbold-White
Restoration Project, which
ended Nov. 15th, was an out
standing success according to
R. L. Stevenson, Finance
Committee Chairman, for the
Perquimans County
Restoration Association.
Pledges were received from 272
businesses and individuals
which totaled $20,953.00. Sup
port came from twelve states,
namely: Kansas,
Massachusetts, Maryland,
Michigan, North Carolina, New
Jersey, New York, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, South Carolina,
Virginia and Washington.
The success of this drive
assures The Perquimans
County Restoration Association
of three matching grants
totaling $37,500. The North
Memorial Books
At Library
The Perquimans County
Library has recently received
the following books as
memorials. America's Last
chance is in Memory of Trim
Wilson; Lincoln, His Words and
His World in memory of Ernest
J. Symons; Glass for Collectors
in memory of Clifford E.
Pritchard; The Book of Roses is
in memory of Mrs. W.M.
Harrell; and American An
tqiues, 1800 to 1900 is in memory
of Mrs. Nan Ward Winslow.
Other new books in the librarv
are: The 1972 Grolier Science
Supplement; Victoria and Her
Daughters, by Epton; Yes,
Married, by Vioret; The World
of Birds by Fisher; and Stories
to Make you Feel Better, by
Bennet Cerf.
New Fiction titles are: Speak
to Me of Love, Eden; Lady of
Quality, by Georgette Hyer;
American Family, by Baldwin;
Aloha Means Goodby, by
Hintze; TheGreatDandelion, by
Cooper; ' Greygallows, by
Michaels; The Doctor's
Reputation, by Seifert; The
Spirit of Cove Island, by Sears;
The Winning Play, by Glasner;
Cotillian, by Georgette Heyer;
and Entering Ephusus, by
Ethas. This last is a story with a
Norm Carolina setting.
Marching Unit
Continues Drive
The Perquimans County High
School Marching Unit is con
tinuing its paper drive. The unit
is attempting to collect a load
each month. Papers will be
collected the first Saturday of
every month. For pick-up of
your papers contact any
member of the Marching Unit,
or phone 426-7354 or 426-7782.
The unit has had good response
thus far, and would like to ex
tend its sincere thanks to all
1 -rr
Carolina Legislature authorized
a $25,000 grant, The National
Park Service authorized a
$7,500 grant and The Smith
Richardson Foundation
authorized a $5,000 grant, all of
which were contingent upon the
local community raising
Stevenson said the response
was very gratifying and that the
Restoration Association
planned to complete the
Newbold-White House Project
by 1976, the 200th birthday of
At District Court
Judge Fentress Horner
presided at the Wednesday
session of Perquimans County
District Court and heard the
following cases:
The Civil Court calendar
included divorces granted -George
Baker vs Ruth Lister
Baker, and Betty Brown Hurdle
vs Linwood Hurdle;
Sentences and fines were'
Donnie Johnson, charged with
driving under the influence of
intoxicating liquor, 90 days
suspended for 12 months upon
payment of a fine of $125.00 and
costs, and ordered to surrender
his driver's license for 12
months (subject to driver's
. John Harris Overman,
Birthdays And
Civic Meetings
Ben Thach, 111
E.Y. Berry
Kitty Brown
David Roberts
Kim Kepchar
Evangeline Downing
Belv.-Ch. Hill. Firemen
Perq. Co. Rescue Squad
Eddie Baker
Shirley Matthews
Audrey Goodman
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Perry
Mrs. Mattie Berry
Hertford Rotary Club
Masonic Lodge
Belv. Homemakers Club
Claudia White
Martha White
Paul Whedbee
E.A. Turner
W. JarviB Ward
Lorrie Newberry
Osie Cooper .
Mr. & Mrs. Wilbur Roberson
Selma Lane
Pamela Benton
Edith Butt .
Billy Tarkenton
I r avitsv
: Tin iH
hand when Joe Nowell, President of the
Perquimans County Restoration
Association receives pledges of $20,953.00
from R. L. Stevenson, Chairman of the
Finance Committee for the Perquimans
County Restoration Association.
our nation.
Pledges came in all sizes
from $1.00 to $1,500.00. There
were 183 pledges from $1.00 to
$50.00; there were 71 pledges
from $51.00 to $100.00; there
were 13 pledges from $101.00 to
$500.00 and 5 pledges from
$501.00 to $1500.00. Pledges are
payable to the Perquimans
County Restoration Association
prior to December 16, 1972, as
per an announcement made
when the drive began on Sep
tember 15th.
charged with driving under the
influence of intoxication liquor,
and driving with license
revoked, (charges consolidated
for judgment), received a
sentence of 12 months
suspended upon payment of a
fine of $400.00 and costs, and
ordered to surrender his
driver's license for a period of 2
Annie Mae White was found
not guilty of assault with a
deadly weapon;
Melvin Roosevelt Lilly,
charged with driving under the
influence of intoxication liquor,
(2nd) was given a 6 months
sentence suspended upon
payment of a fine of $400.00 and
costs and ordered to surrender
his driver's license for a period
of 12 months;
Edward Jackson, charged
with simple assault by Iris Lee,
was taxed with costs;
Rufus Mason Rouse, charged
with driving under the influence
of intoxicating liquor, was given
a 90 day sentence suspended
upon payment of a fine of
$125.00 and costs, and ordered to
surrender his driver's license
for 12 months (limited driving
privilege from 5:30 A.M. to 3:30
P.M. in connection with em
ployment); Eddie Sylvester Winforne,
charged with driving under the
influence of intoxicating liquor,
was given a 90 day sentence
suspended upon payment of a
fine of $125.00 and costs;
Nollie Augustus Griffin,
charged with driving under the
influence of intoxicating liquor
(2nd), received a 6 months
sentence suspended upon
payment of a fine of $200.00 and
Edgar A. Harvey was found
guilty of reckless driving and
given a fine of $100.00 and costs,
and ordered to pay $15.00 Lab
Michael Lee Saunders,
charged with reckless driving,
was given a fine of $25.00 and
costs; , .
Speeding cases were Frank
Eason, $100.00 and costs; John
Thomas Campbell, Jr., $10.00
and costs; an appeal was noted
and Bond was set at $50.00.

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