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Hertford, Perquimans County, N.C., Thursday, May 26, 1977
The Central Office of Per
quimans County Schools is
encouraging parents of
students who will begin
kindergarten and first grade
in the 1977-78 school year to
register those students now.
Registration is open daily
at each school involved,
Perquimans Central Gram
mar School and Hertford
Grammar School, from 8
a.m. until 3 p.m.
' students, parents need to
take the child's birth cer
tificate and immunization
records to the school.
'Those students enrolling
in kindergarten must be 5
years old on on before-Oct.
;' 16. Students enrolling in first
grade must be 6 years bid on
or before Oct. 16.
Pre-registration is" en
couraged so that school per
sonnel will have an indica
tion of predicted enrollment
at each school prior to the
opening of the school year.
A special Memorial Day
Service will be held Sunday,
May 29 beginning at 3 p.m.
on the courthouse green in
The service will include a
presentation by the Hertford
Fifes and Drums, activities
sponsored by the local unit
of the American Legion, and
special music by the choir of
the Hertford First United
Methodist Church. A special
guest speaker will also pre
The general public is in
vited to join these church
and civic groups in this
Construction has begun on
the Bear Swamp Watershed
Project in Chowan and Per
. quimans counties. The con
struction of the project will
involve the cleaning and
deepening of the upper main
channel of Goodwin Creek
and several lateral chan
nels. A right of way
alongside these channels
will also be constructed for
future maintenance,' Right
of way construction is cur
rently underway while
dredging of the channel will
be delayed untilJune 1.
The initial benefits to
farmers and landowners
will mostly be improved
drainage and less flooding of
land within the project area.
Construction will be done by
Dowat Construction Com
pany of Winston-Salem, with
the completion date ex
pected to be approximately
one year from now.
sioners for the Bear Swamp
Watershed are Archie T.
Lane , Sr., Robert P.
Hollowell, and Carlton
Students To Participate
SINGING OUT - "The New Genera
tions" are shown as they performed in
Raleigh on Monday. A large crowd con
vened on Capitol Square to hear and see
several groups participate in Capitol
Square Arts Week. More pictures of the
performance are featured on page 8.
There was some small sign of ner
vousness but for the most part the per
formance was prefaced by total silence
on the part of the participants.
The setting was Raleigh, the state's
capital. The time was 12:30 p.m. on Mon
day. The crowd seemed appreciative
and eager to listen, ready to applaud.
After a four-hour bus ride, the long
awaited moment came. And the voice
over the loudspeaker said, "And now,
ladies and gentlemen, for your listening
pleasure, we are proud to present "The'
New Generations." They were on.
That was how this reporter observed
the scene as "The New Generations,"
the eighth grade chorus from Per
quimans Union School, performed on
Capitol Square in Raleigh Monday.
The performance marked the third
week of the Capitol SquarerArts Festival
sponsored by the State Department of
Public Instruction's Division of Cultural
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Under the direction of music teacher
and accompanist, Danny Meads, the
group presented a medley of popular ,
songs beginning with an old favorite,
"Hey Look Us Over."
The 30-minule performance proceeded
with the current tune, "You Don't Have
to Be a Star" and then the slower paced
"Theme from The Younj; and the
The audience warmed up as the group
began songs from musicals introduced
with the ever popular "Give My Regards
to Broadway." This was followed by the
favorite from The Music Man, "76 Trom
bones" and "Good Night, Ladies." Next
on the program were favorites from The
Sound ot Music beginning with the
show's theme sung by Wendy Walton
and moving into "ClimrEvery Moun
tain" sung by Faye Wilis.
Laughter and applause resulted when
Jennifer Mann presented her version of
the lovable Eliza Doolittie singing
"Wouldn't It Be Loverly" from My Fair
lady. The group followed then "With A
Little Bit of Luck."
Tfce performance fame toAlose with
i'ilie-itfce of AqusrlW frtrwiae Broad:',
way hit. Haiti
When all the excitement had subdued,
the students then realized where they
were and began a little sightseeing.
In Summer Program
According to James S.
Counselor at Perquimans
County High School, four
juniors have been selected
to participate in two sum
mer programs on the cam
pus of North Carolina State
University at Raleigh.
Karen Hoogerland and
Julie Samuelson will par
ticipate in the Conference on
Engineering Careers for
Women to be held June
Alexander Moore Jr. and
Mary Spruill will par
ticipate in the Forest
Resources Summer Pro
gram for Minority Students
scheduled to be held June
All expenses are covered
RALEIGH - North
Carolina Department of
Transportation (DOT) of
ficials have permanently
added a run to the Hatteras
Inlet Ferry System.
The free ferry from Hat
teras Inlet to Ocracoke, on
its summer schedule, now
leaves Hatteras Inlet every
40 minutes beginning at 5:30
a.m. and running until 7
p.m. with another run at 9
p.m. A new run departing
Hatteras Inlet South Dock at
11 p.m. has been added and
will be in effect year-round.
For several months DOT's
Ferry Division has been pro
viding emergency standby
service, on a trial basis, at
the Hatteras Inlet South
Dock for persons on
. Ocracoke Island. Because
respobsjrii.' -"limited, the
service has been established
permanently by in
corporating an 11 p.m.
departure from Hatteras.
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS Shown above is part of the
beginnings of construction on the Bear Swamp Watershed
Project clearing the right of way below Smith's bridge.
(SCS Photo) .
Work Is Begun
ARTS WEEK UNDERWAY
Schools Arts Week got
underway Monday with a
performance on the court
house green by Hertford
Grammar School students
under the direction of Miss
Caroline Wright, music in
structor. Beginning week
activities also included art
displays in downtown stores
which will be featured
throughout the week and a
street banner proclaiming
the celebration. Per
formances will continue
daily on the courthouse'
green at 12:30 p.m. (Ward
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by the two programs. The
only cost to the students
will be for transporation to
and from the campus
and miscellaneous personal
Upon returning to Per
quimans County, these
students will be available to
speak to community
By WAYNE HENRITZE
Story hour will be held at 10 a.m. Friday for children 35
New Books: EAST WIND, RAIN by Richard Nash is a
bestseller about Hawaii in the period before Pearl Harbor
involving an officer, a woman, and a Japanese spy ring.
LEVIATHAN by John Davis is a novel about a rich
ecologist who tries to sabotage the Russian whaling fleet to
save the whales.
MORTAL LESSONS by Richard Selzer is a series of
essays of the human body written by a doctor with a flair for
ACROSS THE SEA OF STARS by Arthur C. Clarke con
tains two science fiction novels and 18 short stories.
ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred
Taylor is the story of a black family's efforts to survive the
depression in Mississippi with dignity.
DEATH CAP by June Thomson is a novel of murder by '
ARMSTRONG by Alex Whitney tells of a death threat
delivered during a concert which promises murder by the
ACT OF FEAR by Willo Roberts involves a threat to the
life of a rich heiress who is out on a stormy night with a con
vict and a delinquent.
TO THE FAR BLUE MOUNTAINS by Louis L'Amour is
an eastern western about the time when the James River
led to the far west-the Virginia mountains.
CONDOMINIUM by John MacDonald tells the story of
unscrupulous developers who endanger residents of a
Florida resort by deceit and corruption.
THE QUICK AND EASY WAY TO EFFECTIVE SPEAK
ING by Dale Carnegie is for anyone who dreads that next
time when you have the club's program.
HOW TO GET THE JOB YOU WANT by Melvin Donaho is
a guide to resumes, interviews, and job hunting in general.
THE LIFE AND EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF
PRIVATE IVAN CHONKIN is a comic novel about a soldier
in a forgotten outpost inWorldWarll.
LIVINGSTONE by Elspeth Huxley is a biography of the
Afrifn phase of tjje missionary-doctor's life.
SUNDAY, MAY 29
A special Memorial Day service will being on the court
house square in Hertford at 3 p. m .
MONDAY, MAY 30
The Inter-County Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary will
The American Cancer Society will meet at 8 p.m. at the
Albemarle EMC Building on U.S. 17. Dr. Jack L. Boone,
local dentist, will speak on oral cancer.
TUESDAY, MAY 31
The Hertford Rotary Club meets at 6:30 p.m.
The Perquimans Masonic Lodge will meet.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1
The Perquimans County Jaycettes meet.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2
The Hertford Lions Club meets.
The Hertford American Legion meets with the Ladies'
Auxiliary meeting at 8 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
The Memory Lane Senior Citizens Club will meet tot a
fish fry at Snug Harbor at 1 p. m .
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
The Perquimans County Horse and Pony Club will spon
sor a benefit show beginning at 1:30 p.m.
The Holiday Island Civic League will meet at the
clubhouse beginning at 11 a.m.
Perquimans Athletic Teams Take Top Honors
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ATHLETIC YEAR IS SUCCESSFUL Perquimans County
Ei-:h School's athletic year can only be tafied as successful
lc ?wicg the awaris presentations made recently at the an
nuJ Albemarle 2-A Athletic Conference tinquet held in,
I"-"-!rf "iboro. The Perquimans E:h Pirates were definite
ly Li tie-spotlit as they took the top major honors
presented during the evening. Baseball at the local school is however also being named number one in the conference,
traditionally ' strong point and this year was no exception Team members are pictured above at center. Also, the Per-
as the Pirates took the first place conference title in this quimans High Pirates were winners in the conference for
area. Team members are pictured at far left. The PCHS track and field events. At right above, are track team
Lady Pirates, girls' basketball team, was not to be outdone members. Perquimans County High School, in addition to
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these numerous awards, can also boast a host of All
Conference players who will be featured in next week's edi
tion. All in all, the year that was, was a successful year for
the athletic undertakings of the Perquimans High Pirates.
( Photos courtesy of Pete Willia ms, The Daily Advance)