PEMUIMAIM sw: SKLY J Volum2S-No.49 Hartford, Perquimans County, North Carolina, Thursday, December 7, 1972 10 Cents Per Copy 109 Students Listed On PCHS Honor Roll :. William E, By rum, principal of Perquimans County High School, released the following honor roll list for the grade period ending November: I th Grade "A" Honor Roll Darlene Riddick Wayne Tarfcenton Valerie Perry Debbie Meads Susan Banks -"A-B" Honor Roll , Texine Stallings Marv Rrvant Tanya Spear Larry Felton Pattv RiHftinb . Susan Rogerson Deborah Lowe OPage Walker Anne Winslow Martha Cnntnn Paulette Johnson Priscilla White Danny Meads Cheryl Walton Douglas Harrell , Dwaine Hinton Diane Rogerson 10th Grade "A" Honor Roll Ruthie Ward 17. .1 V - "A-B" Honor Roll , Helen Banks Olga Halsey Homeria Jennette Angela Stallings Terry Chappell James Nixon Waverly Copeland June Jordan Bill Berry Dion Dale Carolyn Felton Gloria Riddick Jackie Overton Marjorie White ' Tammy Speaker Stephanie Cozier David Trueblood Rita Byrum " Ruby Felton Cathy Evans Brenda Smith llth Grade "A" Honor Roll Diane Eure "A-B" Honor Roll Charlie Harrell Glenn Phillips Brenda Mansfield Darlene Stallings John Symons Roger White Janet Bunch Lois Eure Sarah Bowser 1 Specialist StudyShore Erosion Problem A team of USDA Soil Con servation Service specialist are studying the shore erosion problem on the rivers and sounds In Eastern North Carolina. Tuesday the team visited the Albemarle Area. Selected sites were observed in Chowan, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington and Bertie Coun ties. -.-Y'.,;.. '- The objective of this study is to determine the extent of the problem and to correlate the effects of such factors as soil types, prevailing winds, etc. Once this basic information is htalmut COB will ha In a position to formulate standards for measures that can be recommended to land users to cope with the problem ac cording to Robert G. Jessup, SCS State Conservation Engineer In Raleigh. ; The team is using 1938 aerial photographs and com paring these with 1070 photographs to determine the annual rate of erosion in terms of acres lost and feet of shoreline. For example on the Leigh Farm in Perquimans Judy Harrell Anita Rouse Trena Terry Wilma White Gerry Tillett Wilson White Deborah Nixon Kay White Sue Proctor t2th Grade "A" Honor Roll none "A-B" Honor Roll Worth Dale Reginald Jennings James C. Barcliff Willie Faye Dale Faye Knight Kathy Marren Gail Proctor Aline Riddick Jenny White Carroll Barber Allen Lassiter Bill Newbern Eddie Winslow Vickie Chappell Gail Eure Karen Overton Sara Winslow Ronnie Brothers Pam McDonald Jennifer Byrum Brad Fields Diane Winslow Susan Humphlett William Bowser Ernest Chappell Craig Sutton Ruth Stepney Lois Perry Tony Winslow Lucy Frierson Freda Godwin June Lane Eva Newby Cleopatra Perry Edward Leicester Mary B. Ward Ben Berry Nathan Felton Sybil Bateman Paula Harrison Valerie Jordan Diane McDonald RobinPerry .. Juanita Turner Frances White Zip Code Books The Hertford Methodist UMYF will be selling zip code books at the price of .50 each. Any one wishing to purchase one these books may do so by contacting Jenny White at 426 7181, Suzanne Stokes at 426-5655 or Mr. W.A. White- 426-7824. County 36 acres of land has been lost in the above period or a loss of 200 feet of prime water-front land. Soil types are being studied to determine if some soils eroded more easily than others. The specialist are also studying the effectiveness of existing shore erosion control measures such as bulkheads, jetties, and vegetation. . James H. Canterberry, Area Conservationist at Edenton said that shore erosion is probably the largest source of soil erosion in the Albemarle Area. "It is also destroying some of our most valuable land. No doubt with increased pressures on our water-fronts for homes and recreation areas, the shore erosion problem in going to become even more acute." . Participating in the study were Chester Bellard, Deputy State Conservationist, John Hungerford, State Resource Conservationist, Robert Jessup, State Conservation Engineer, John. Rice, Asst. State Engineer, Harry Gibson, Area Engineer and local Soil Con servation Service technicians. Sunshine and several hundred children County Chamber of Commerce held their greeted Santa as he visited Hertford last Annual Christmas parade. Fridav afternoon when the Perquimans Marching Unite and several floats from lliijh School am) continued to downtwon the Albemarle Area participated in the Hertford on "uWuri is ' ..'soiiio!; Cytcr. parade which began at the Perquimans Christmas Season Opens In Hertford With Parade The Perquimans County Chamber of Commerce wishes to thank anybody and everybody who participated in last week's Christmas parade, making it another successful seasonal event. Particular thanks go to Walter Humphlett and Jimmy Stallings for directing the event, getting it off on time and keeping it well organized and balanced.' There was a lack of band music this year because those Dickerson, inc. - Has Low Bid For Perq. Road Work Bids totaling $13,644,920.38 were received today by the State Highway Commission. There were 30 projects in 34 counties involving more than 278 miles of road im provements. All apparent low bids will be reviewed by the State Highway Commission when it meets in Raleigh, on Thursday, December 7. A complete list of projects and apparent low bids for Perquimans, Chowan, Camden and Pasquotank Counties is as follows: 37.15 miles of sand and asphalt base and surface, bituminous conrete surface and bituminous seal coat for resurfacing 11 sections of Primary Roads and 2 sections of Secondary Roads. $383,066.05 Dickerson, Inc. of Monroe, N.C. Final completion date is Oc tober 1, 1973; American Legion Auxiliary Meets The American Legion Auxiliary of William Paul Stallings Unit 126 will meet tonight at the home of Mrs. L.D. Myers for their regular meeting and exchange of Christmas gifts. Everyone is asked to be present "W"Vj'n 1 it " generally participating John A. Holmes High School of Edenton and Elizabeth City State University were both playing during half-time that weekend during the New York Jets football game. The floats this year were some of the very best. Church I participation came from Hert ford Baptist Church and The Young Believers. The BPW participated with two floats. We had our own and other marching units vintage cars Crusade Donations The Perquimans County Unit of the American Cancer Society has been busy for the past few weeks working its Crusade for funds. The goal set for Perquimans County and the town ofiHertford is in the amount of $1,500.00. To date $1,342.30 has been donated. The Crusade hopes to reach its goal and go over it if possible. Any worker who has not completed his or her list is asked to make an effort to do so as soon as possible so they can successfully complete their Crusade, If there are any persons who have not been contacted and wish to contribute may do so by contacting Mrs. Warner Marire, Mrs. C. F. Murray or Miss Hulda Wood, the Crusade Chairmen. This Crusade is for such a worthy cause and no doubt a great many families have been Christmas Concert The Perquimans County High School Glee Club will present their annual concert of sacred Christmas music on Sunday, December 10 at 3 p.m. in the school auditorium. The program will consist of traditional carols, anthems and spirituals. A prelude of instrumental music will begin at 2:45 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend this celebration and begin the season with the true . meaning of Christmas. 35J I i , -4 ' - r - v a i f, ' h I ,"' , I s our very own pride and joy, Jim 'Catfish' Hunter and, of course, our good friend from the North Pole. It was a beautiful day weather-wise, and a good day otherwise thanks to everyone who participated and to those who viewed the parade. Oh and appreciation to those parents who took care to see there were no pea-shooters or noisemakers to mar the en joysient of others. Total $1,342.30 touched by the dreaded cancer disease. So, support the program as much as you can. Your donation will be greatly appreciated. The Crusade chairmen thank all the workers who donated their time for the Crusade and hope they feci a bit of. 'satisfaction for having done such a good job. ' Toys Of Christmas Past Exhibit The museum of the Albemarle was the scene of a happy occasion on Sunday, December 3rd., with the opening of the "Toys of Christmas Past" exhibit. The Museum en tertained over 100 guest " Mrs. Monfort Haslam, shop manager, Invites you tocome and see a splendid display of gifts made in our area. Commissioners' Meet Monday A Resolution from the Citizens of North Carolina to Expand the East Carolina Uni versity School of Medicine was adopted by the Board of Perquimans County Com missioners Monday at their regular session. In other matters of business, the Board accepted the resignation of Julian Powei! as County Tax Supervisor. The budget was amended on the amount of $1,000.00, to be funded with excess Beer and Wine taxes. Board members re-elected for the new year were Lester Simpson, Chairman; R.S. Monds, Jr., Vice Chairman; S.M. Whedbee, County At torney; and Julian Powell, Secretary. Peoples Bank and Trust Co. was named the official Depository for funds belonging to or collected for the County for the year of 1973. R.L. Spivey was appointed by the Board to serve as a member of the Albemarle District Jail Commission for a period of 2 years, with term beginning January 1. 1973. Rites Held For Miss Ethel Nixon Miss Julia Ethel Nixon, 87, of 121 W. Grubb St., died Saturday at 3:20 P.M. in the Chowan Hospital following an 11 weeks' illness. A native of Perquimans County, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Mrs. Adeline Ward Nixon. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Women's Society of Christian Service of the church and Virginia Chapter No. 22, Order of the Eastern Star. Before her" retirement she worked as a secretary with the Virginia Railway Co. for 30 years. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Lucille Satchwell of Hertford. Funeral services were held Monday at 11:00 in Cedarwood Cemetery by the Rev. Milton Mann, pastor of the First United Methodist Church. The casket pall was made of pink roses, pink carnations, white chrysanthemusms and fern. Pall bearers were Noah Gregory, Charles Eley, Sidney, Eley, Willie Ainsley, Emmett Landing and Cecil Edward Winslow. Swindell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pap Smears Begin All women should have a Pap Smear Test for cancer every year. If you have not had this, test, talk with your family doctor or call the local health department. A Pap Smear Screening Test will be given on the second and fourth Thursday from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. at the Perquimans County Health Department in Hertford. Anyone desiring an ap pointment is asked to call the Health Department at 426-5488. 1- - Judge Homer Presides At District Judge Fentress Horner presided at the regular session of Perquimans County District Court on Wednesday and disposed of the following cases: McKinley Jones, charged with assault on Elsie Jones, was taxed with costs; Richard Bennett, charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, 90 days suspended, $125.00 and costs, surrender driver's license for 12 months an appeal was noted and the case was placed on the Superior Court Docket; Ruby Warneryones, charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, 6 months suspended, $300.00 and costs, surrender driver's license for 2 years An appeal was noted and the case was placed on the Superior Court Cocket; Charles W. Cartwright, charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, 90 days suspended, $125.00 and costs, surrender driver's license for 12 months An appeal was noted and the case was on the Superior Court Docket;. Alonzo White, charged with assault with a deadly weapon, 6 months suspended, on condition R. L Stevenson Named County Key Banker To coordinate the agricultural activities of the N.C. Bankers Association in this area, R.L. Stevenson has been named County . Key Banker for Perquimans County. NCBA President L.R. Bowers of Whiteville has announced that Mr. Stevenson will serve as County Key Banker during the next 12 months. He is Executive Vice President of Peoples Bank & Trust Company in Hertford For 27 years the N(CBA has received national recognition for its far-reaching program of service to agriculture in North Carolina. President Bowers noting the work of bankers in behalf of agriculture, thanked the 100 County Key Bankers for their role in this record. Bowers called attention to the projects that are sponsored by the association such as the Annual Farm Credit Con ference which will again be held in Raleigh, February 5-6, 1973, the two-week school at NC State University for young farmers who are provided scholarships given by their home community banks, and the co-sponsorship of the Land Judging Meet in the . interest of soil conservation. He also reported that the banks of North Carolina continue to lend more money to farmers than any other institutional group of lenders. A Look Backward By Virginia White Transeau November 1934 A NEW WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR PERQUIMANS COUNTY: Perquimans Weekly to be published every Friday, Mrs. White Editor. "Having become thoroughly convinced that Perquimans County not only needs, but that its people ear nestly desire a good weekly newspaper, Mrs. W.E. White, for several years editor of a Hertford newspaper, had decided to launch an entirely new paper in Perquimans. This is the first issue, which has taken the name of THE PERQUIMANS WEEKLY. , Every effort will be made to make the paper as newsy and as informative as possible, to the end that the publication may reflect credit on the com munity. The paper will be published every Friday. The first issue is being distributed to every home in Hertford and to all box holders in the county. The subscription price will be $1.25 per year, payable in ad va x:e, but as an introductory offer this price will be reduced to .75 cents for one year for a limited time. INTERESTING PROGRAM FOR LADffiS AT ROTARY: Ladie's Night of the Hertford Rotary Club, was held Tuesday night at the Hotel Hertford. The Court pay costs of court and Doc tor's and Hospital bills of Ethel Flythe ($128.00 to date); Charlie Leroy Welch, charged with driving under the Influence of intoxicating liquor, 90 days suspended, $100.00 and costs, surrender driver's license for 12 months (subject tb restricted driving privileges); Seth Lee Shannonhouse, Freddie Shannonhouse, Willie Shannonhouse, Jr., Annie Shannonhouse, Jeremiah Shannonhouse, and Elmer Key, Jr. all found guilty of assaulting an officer an appeal was noted and the cases were placed on the Superior Court Docket; Milford Reginald White was taxed with $25.00 and costs on a speeding charge. Birthdays And Civic Meetings DECEMBER 10 America Robertson t Eddie Williams Margaret A. Brewin DECEMBER 11 "Little Bud" Miller Joseph C. Perry Edward Leicester Millie White Peggy Ambrose Tom White P.C.C.G.S. PTA Wesleyan Service Guild Belv.-Ch. Hill Firemen Hertf d Town Council Marching Unit Parents Anderson Methodist Men DECEMBER 12 Pamela Jean Sawyer Jackie Ward Murray E. Dail Betty B. Hurdle Horace R. Long Hertford Rotary Club 6:15 Masonic Lodge 8:00 Perq. Horse & Pony Club Whiteston H.D. Club DECEMBER 13 Wayne Ward Vann Harris Janice Y. Boyce Mary Ann Long Mrs. Lenna F. Griffin DECEMBER 14 Kimverly Vanette Rouse David Saunders Hertford Grammar PTA DECEMBER 15 John L. Thatch Tim Byrum Pat Proctor DECEMBER 16 Brenda K. Walton Hotel served the kind of dinner for which it is famous. Judge Walter H. Oakey, Jr. president of the Rotarians presided, and the address of welcome as made by J. Emmett Winslow, Jerry Newbold, popular tenor, sang "LittleGray Home In the West" and "Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes,". Mrs. W.E. White entertained with humorous readings. There was a lot of singing, with Mrs. R.M. Riddick at the piano. Each lady present was presented a beautiful vanity case. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. Walter H, Oakey, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. CP. Morris, Mr. and Mrs. D.S. Darden, Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Johnson, Mr.- and Mrs. J. Emmett Winslow, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hines, Mr. and Mrs? A.W. Hefren, Dr. and Mrs. C.A. Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Lordley, Mrs. R.M. Riddick Mrs. W.E. White, J.M. Newbold, R.T. Brinn and Silas Whedbee. ' PERQUIMANS HIGH LOSES TO EDENTON HIGH SCHOOL: The Perquimans High School football team went down to defeat Friday afternoon on the local gridiron when the Edenton High School went back with an 84-0 victory. The most out Standing player for Perquimans was Carl Britt.