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EXEMPTION GROUNDS ARE FEW.
Exemptica Blanks Now In Hands of
Boards. Men < a I led In Draft Will
Be Given Fair Show But the
Chances for Exemption Are Not
Very Man>. How To Make Out
Claim for Exemption.
Everything is Retting in readiness
for the exemption boards' work.
Blanks have be?n sent the boards so
that claimants for exemption may
make out their cases when called be
fore the boards.
Form No. 110, "Claim of Exemp
tion From Military Service," follows,
"(Insert designation by stamp, as
directed by sec. 3 of regulations.)
"Read instructions on back before
making out this claim.
"Form No. 110, prepared by Pro
vost Marshal General.
"Form to be used when person
claiming exemption files claim him
"Claim of Exemption From Mili
(Name of person making claim.)
(Insert same number as appears on
notice for physical examination.)
Hereby certify that I am
years old and reside at
(Street and Number.)
(City or town and county, or town
ship, or parish.)
(State, Territory or District.)
"I hereby respectfully claim exemp
tion from military service on the
following ground, that I am ?
"Instruction. ? Put cross (x) before
ground of exemption relied on.
"(a) ? An officer of the United
"(a2) ? An officer of the State of
"(a3) ? An officer of the territory
of ? ? ?
"(a4 ) ? An officer of the District of
"(b) ? A duly ordained minister
"(b2) ? A regular minister of re
\ "(c) ? A student of divinity.
"(d) ? In the military service of
the United States.
"(d2) ? In the naval service of the
"(e) ? A subject of Germany, re
siding in the United States.
"(f) ? A resident alien (not Ger
man) who has not taken out first pa
"(See instructions on back.)
(Signature of person claiming ex
emption for himself.),
(Day). (Month.) (Year.)
(Fill in date.)
"Read this carefully before making
"This claim for exemption from
military service is to be filed with the
same local hoard by which the per
son was notified to appear for physi
cal examination. The claim must be
filed with said local board on or be
fore the seventh day after the mail
ing by the local board of such notice
to appear for physical examination.
"This form is to be used where
claim for exemption is made by the
person himself, not when it is made
by some other person in respect of
such person. In such case use Form
"Where more than one ground for
exemption is relied on, each claim
must be made on a separate form and
filed at the place and within the time
"The classes of persons by or in
Tespeet of whom exemption from mili
tary service may be claimed, are:
"(a) Officers of the United States
and o! the several States, territories,
and the District of Columbia, ? Offi
cers, legislative, executive, and judi
cial, of the United States, the several
States, territories, and the District of
Columbia. The word 'officers' shall be
construed for the purpose of the Se
lective Service Act and the regula
tions promulgated thereunder, to
mean any person holding a legislative,
executive, or judicial office created by
the constitution or laws of the United
States, or of any of the several States
"(b) Ministers of religion. ? Any
regular or duly ordained minister of
"(c) Students of divinity. ? And
person who, on the 18th day of May,
1917, was a student preparing for
the ministry in any recognized theo
logical or divinity school.
"(d) Persons in the military or
naval service of the United States. ?
Any person in the military or naval
?ervice of the United States as speci
fied in rules and retru.'ations, sec. 18,
"(e) Fuljccts of Germany resid
ing in the United States. ? Any per
son who is a subject of Germany,
whether such person has or has not
de< tared his intention to bcccme a
citizen of the United States.
"(f) All other aliens who have
not taken out their first paper*.- Any
person who is a resident alien; that its,
a citizen or subject of any foreign
State or Nation other than Germany
who shall not have declared his in
tention to become a citizen of the '
"Any person who shall make or be
u party to the making of any false
statement or certificate as to the fit
ness or liability of himself or any
other person for service un<l< r the
provisions of this act, or regulations
made by the President thereunder, or
otherwise evades or aids another to
evade the requirement! of this act or
of said regulations, of who, in any
manner, shall fail or neglect fully to
perform any duty required of him in
the execution of this act, if not sub
ject to military law, be guilty of a
misdemeanor, and upon conviction in
the district court of the United States
having jurisdiction thereof, be pun
ished by imprisonment for not more
than one year, or, if subject to mili
tary law, shall be tried by courtmar
tial and suffer such punishment as a
coifrt-martial may direct. (See VI,
act approved May 18, 1917.)
"If two or more persons conspire
either to commit any offense against
the United States, or to defraud the
United States in any manner or for
any purpose, and one or more of such
parties do any act to effect the object
of the conspiracy, each of the parties
to such conspiracy shall be fined not
more than $10,000, or imprisoned not
more than two years, or both. (Sec.
37, Criminal Code of United States.) i
"Whoever, having taken an oath
before a competent tribunal, officer, or <
person, in any case in which a law of ]
the United States authorizes an oath
to be administered, that he will tes- ]
tify, declare, depose, or certify truly,
[?r that any written testimony, dec
laration, desposition, or certificate by
lim subscribed, is true, shall willful
y and contrary to such oath state or I
lubscribe any material matter which i
le does not believe to be true, is guil- f
y of perjury, and shall be fined not I
nore than $2,00!) and imprisoned not i
nore than five years. (See. 125, Crim- f
nal Code of United States.) e
"Whoever directly commits any act r
onstituting an offense defined in any (1
aw of the United States, or aids, r
bets, counsels, commands, induces, 1
ir procures its commission is a prin- (
ipal." (Sec. 332, Criminal Code of <
Jnited States.) t
LOWER JOHNSTON ITEMS.
The farmers throughout this sec- t
ion have about quit work on account S
>f so much rain.
Mrs. J. W. Morgan spent last (
iveek wjth her son, Mr. Jasper Mor- <
ran, near Blackman's Grove. <
Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Lee spent Sat- I
arday and Sunday at the home of
Elder L. A. Johnson, near Peacick'a
Miss Katie Lee is spending this
week with friends near Smithfield. i
Mr. Charlie M. Johnson and sister, 1
Miss Mary, and Miss Rovellr. Lee
spent Saturday and Sunday near
Smithfield visiting friends. i
Mr. Tim Hill is conducting a ten
days singing at Poplar Grove school
house. The meetings ahe held every
Friday and Saturday.
Mr. Fabian C. Lee and sisters,
Misses Lottie and Julia Belle, spent
Sunday at Mr. J. P. Dunn's.
Mr. Thaddeus Jernigan left Satur
day for Smithfield where he will visit
relatives for several days.
Miss Hettie Jackson is spending
some tiume at Fuquay Springs.
Misses Lessie Lee and little sister,
Mabel, and Kitsy Denning spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. R. A. P. Bare
Messrs. Archie Wilkes and T. A.
Lee made a business trip to Smith
field Monday of this week.
Miss Callie Wood from Rockfish,
N. C., arrived Saturday and will
spend several days in these parts.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Morgan spent
Sunday near Blackman's Grove.
Mr. C. F. Wagstaff is on the sick
list, we are sorry to note.
Quite a number of people in this
section are attending the protracted
meeting at Shady Grove this week in
Dunn, N. C.
More than sixty per cent of the
?2,000,000,000 liberty loan already
has been paia into the treasury. Mon
day's treasury statement, the first
issued in twenty-four days, shows
payments June 30 on the liberty loan
account of $l,#sr>,024,4r>f>.
Thousands are sick every year with i
some form of Bowel Complaint. Thou- 1
sands arc cured by taking Dr. SETH |
ARNOLD'S BALSAM. Warranted by J
Hood Bros., Smithfield, N. C. ? Adv. I
Brntcmrillc l air October 4th and
Not the .*>th. Confederate Cent*
j tery Growing I'p in Bushtn.
Bmtonville, July 24.? Mr. and
Mrs. Jisptr Barfield, of Goldsboro,
spent the week-end with relatives.
The Masonic funeral of Mr. I. J.
Thi rnton (deceased) has been post
poned until a future date.
M r. Joel Chadwick returned to his
home at Wilmington Saturday, after
spending some time in this section
Miss Elsie Cole, of Wilmington,
arrived in this section Friday to
spend a few days with relative*' and
Our Mill Creek writer in last
week's issue mentioned the date of
the Bentonsville Fair for October
the fifth, but it is October the fourth,
instead of the fifth. Don't forget the
Prof. Hugo Grantham, of Wayne,
is teaching a ten days' vocal school
at Ebenezer M. E. church. He teaches
Wednesday and Thursday of each
The ten days revival at Mill Creek
Disciple church began Sunday with
Rev. Mr. Mattox, of Wilson, and Rev.
Mr. Jordan, of Farmville, in charge.
Come and hear them.
Mr. Norman Langston has a new
car. The auto business seems to be
thriving in our section for the last
Miss Annie Lassiter, our Post
mistress, is having some improve
ments added to her residence in Ben
The Confederate Monument in this
section is getting in bad shape. The
graves of tlx' dead are gone down and
the cemetery growing up in bushes.
In as much as we should show a pa
triotism to our Country's call, we
should also show it by protecting and
preserving the last resting place of
[>ur boys of Sixty-five, who so brave
ly gave their lives for their country.
Let's volunteer and remodel this
place of the Brave.
Government Revenues for Year.
The statement of the government's
inancial activities for the fiscal year
s a record-breaker. Total receipts
Tom all sources touched the new
ligh level of $3,475,159,985, of which
ipproximately $2,300,000,000 was
rom the loan and the sale of certifi
ates of indebtedness. Ordinary reve
lue receipts increased nearly $350,
100,000 over the preceding fiscal year,
caching a total of $1,122,576,229.
rhcse were apportioned as follows:
ustoms receipts, $225,981,933, an in
rease of more than $14,000,000 over
he preceding fiscal year; ordinary
nternal revenue receipts, covering
axes on distilled spirits, beer, to
jacco, oleomargarine and other ar
icles, $449,209,855, an increase ? of
561,300,000; income tax receipts,
>360,006,430, an increase of $236,000,
>00 or 180 per cent; and miscellane
)us receipts of $87,378,298, an in
?rease of $34,500,000, or sixty-eight
First Weary Willie (studying war
news) ? I wish the Russians would
Second Weary Willie ? Why?
First Weary Willie ? 'Cos we're
iloin' all the work at present. ? Cas
sell's Saturday Journal.
FREE OF CHARGE.
Why suffer with indigestion, dys
pepsia, torpid liver, constipation, sour
eating, etc., when you can get a sam
ple bottle of Green's August Flower
free at Creech Drug Co. This medi
cine has remarkable curative proper
ties, and has demonstrr.U-d its effi
ciency by fifty years of success.
Headaches are often caused by a dis
ordered stomach. August Flower is
put up in 25 and 75 cent bottles. For
sale in all civilized countries. ? Adv.
WHY SUFFER WITH
Why allow ECZEMA to
torture you? Have you lost
faith in medicine? Make ;
one more effort; Take our
word for it and pet a jar of
Dr. MUNS* PILE and
ECZEMA OINTMENT; it
will relieve you in a very
For sale by your dealer.
Thit ia a prescription prepared especially
for MALARIA or CHILLS 4. FEVER.
Five or lis dotes will break any case, and
if taken then at a tonic the Fever will not
return. It acts on the liver better than
Calomel tod does not gripe or tickco. 25c
NOTICE OF SALE.
That under and by virtue of an or
der of J. B. Cheshire, Referee in
Bankruptcy, I will, on Saturday, Au
gust 4th, 1917, between the hours of
12 M., and 2 o'clock P. M., in the
town of Selma, North Carolina, in
front of the First National Bank,
, offer for sale the following real es
"One House and Lot belonging to
Caldonia Turner, situate near the
colored graded school in the t< wn of
Selma, North Carolina, and describ
ed as follows:
"Beginning at Mary Williams'
corner on Sinithfield street, and runs
northwardly with the said street 75
feet to Eliza Richardson's corner;
thence with Eliza Richardson's line
eastwardly 75 feet to Claude Bell's
corner; thence northwardly with
Claude Bell's line to Mary Williams'
corner; thence westwardly with Mary
Williams' line 75 feet to the point of
beginning, being the same land pur
chased from J. H. Parker on Septem-.
ber 23, 1903 by Caldonia Turner, and
recorded in Book "A" No. 9 at page
548, in the office of the Register of
I)eeds of Johnston County and also
the same identical land mortgaged to
Nowell & Richardson, Inc., by Caldo
nia Turner and husband, Will Turner,
on September 20th, 1910, as will ap
pear by reference to Book "V" No.
10, at page 116, in the office of Reg
ister of Deeds of Johnston County."
Terms of sale Cash.
This June 30, 1917.
S. P. WOOD, Trustee,
of Nowell & Richardson, Bankrupts.
RAY & COCKERHAM,
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
Notice is hereby given that the
firm of Johnston Grocery Company,
composed of J. K. Cunningham and
W. II. Stegal, doing a wholesale
cery business in the town of Smith
field, N. C., is dissolved by mutual
consent. All debts owing by above
firm will be paid by, and all accounts
due above firm should be paid, to
Sanders, Cunningham, Ward Com
pany, which said firm will continue
the business formerly carried on by
said Johnston Grocery Company.
This July 11, 1917.
j. K. CUNNINGHAM.
W. H. STEGAL.
Smithfield, N. C.
On Tuesday, July the 31st, 1917, at
10 o'clock A. M., at the late residence
of Gaston Grantham, in Bentonsville,
I will offer for sale :.t public auction,
to the highest bidder for cash, his
stock of merchandise, consisting of
Groceries, Tin and Glass Ware, Dry
Goods and Notions; also store fixtures
and Mechanic Tools, and several other
things too numerous to mention.
Don't forget time and place.
W. A. POWELL,
Admr. of Gaston Granthrm Estate.
This July 9th, 1917.
The undersigned having qualified
as Administrator on the estate of
Gaston Grantham, deceased, hereby
notifies all persons having claims
against said estate to present the
same to me dulj; verified on or before
the 29th day of June, 1918, or this
notice will be pleaded in bar of their
recovery; and all persons indebted to
said estate will make immediate pay
This 28th day of June, 1917.
W. A. POWELL,
SALE UNDER EXECUTION.
By virtue of authority of an execu
tion directed to the undersigned from
the Clerk of the Superior Court of
Johnston County in an action entitled
P. B. Johnson vs. J. A. Parker, et als,
I will offer for sale for cash to the
highest bidder, before the Court
House door of said County, on the
13th day of August, 1917, at 12:00 M.,
the following described property, to
Beginning at a stake in the run of
Hannah's Creek, J. I. Parker's cor
ner, and runs with his line N. 28
chains to a maple at the run of Beaver
Dam Swamp; thence up the run of
said Beaver Dam Swamp to the mouth
of a branch; thence up said branch
1 chain to a gum; thence N. 8 W.
22.50 to a stake; thence with Noah
Parker's line S. 20 W. 24.50 chains
to a gum at the run of Hannah's
Creek; thence down the run of said
creek to the beginning, containing
61 acres excepting from the above
description 36 *4 acres sold to J. S.
Parker by deed recorded Registry
Book "J" No. 9, page 136.
This 19th day of July, 1917.
W. F. GRIMES,
Sheriff of Johnston County.
OXFORD, N. C.
?Founded 1850 ?
Preparatory and Collegiate De
Courses in Literature, Music, Art,
Business, Home Economics, Pedago
Strong Faculty of Specialists hold
ing: deplomas from standard colleges
Four members of Music Faculty
with Conservatory and Europern
Location healthful and beautiful.
Special care of young pirlg.
Board and Literary Instruction for
Term of 18 weeks, $101.
Apply for Catalogue.
F. P. HOBGOOD,
SEE COTTER HARDWARE COM
pany for your Tobacco Trucks, iron
and wooden wheels. Smithfield,
TO THE HONORABLE BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS OF THE
TOWN OF SMITHFIELD,
I, H. L. Skinner, Mayor of the
Town cf Smithfield, N. C., hereby re
quest your Honorable Body to pass
as an emergency measure, the fol
lowing and attached resolution, en
titled, "A Resolution authorizing the
paving with sheet asphalt pavement
of certain streets between designated
points in the Town of Smithfield, N.
C, and providing for assessment on
the abutting property owners to de
fray part of the cost of the same un
der, and by virtue of, Chapter 56 of
Public Laws of North Carolina, 1915."
The said resolution authorizing the
pavement of certain portions of Sec
ond and Bridge Streets.
I do hereby request that the said
resolution be passed as an emergency
measure at the regular meeting of
the Board of Commissioners of said
Town on this date.
This 3rd day of July, 1917.
H. L. SKINNER,
A Resolution authorizing the pav
ing with Sheet Asphalt Pavement of
certain streets between designated
points and providing for assessment
on the abutting property owners to
defray part of the cost of same, under
and by virtue of Chapter 56, Public
Laws of North Carolina, 1915.
Be it Resolved by the Board of
Town Commissioners of the Town of
That Whereas Second Street, from
Market Street to Bridge or Smith
Street, and Smith or Bridge Street,
between Second Street and Neuse
River Bridge, are badly in need of
repairs and improvements, and the
welfare and convenience of the public
at large require that said streets
should be graded, improved, and pav
ed within the limits aforesaid, with
asphalt or other suitable pavement,
and the Board of Commissioners of
the Town of Smithfield hereby find
that the above improvement is neces
Whereas, further a majority of
the owners, who represent more than
a majority of the lineal feet of front
age abutting upon Second Street be
tween Market Street and Bridge or
Smith Street, and Bridge or Smith
Street, between Second r.nd Street
and Neuse River Bridge, have peti
tioned the Board of Commissioners of
the Town of Smithfield, to pave the
same with asphalt pavement, requir
ing in said petition that two-thirds of
the cost of said pavement be assesed
upon their lots abutting directly on
said streets, according to their re
spective frontages thereon, - by an
equal rate per foot of said frontage;
Whereas the said petition was duly
filed with the Clerk of the Town of
Smithfield, who investigated the suffi- 1
ciency thereof and certified the re- 1
suit of his investigation to the Board 1
of Commissioners of said Town to
the effect that a majority in number 1
of the owners, who represent more ;
than a majority of all the lineal feet 1
of frontage of the lands abutting upon
Second Street between Market Street 1
and Smith or Bridge Street, and
Smith or Bridge Street between Sec- :
ond Street and Neuse River Bridge,
have duly signed said petition and 1
that said petition complies with Chap- 1
ter 56 of Public Laws of 1915 in all ]
Whereas the Board of Commission- ,
ers of the Town of Smithfield finds
that the petition is sufficient in all re- ;
spects, and that Chapter 56 of Public
Laws of 1915 has been complied with
in all respects, as to the filing and
certifying of this petition to the
Board of Commissioners; and
Whereas, the Board of Commission
ers of the Town of Smithfield is of
the opinion that all of the said streets
above mentioned between the points
designated and proposed to be paved,
should be paved with r.sphalt of the
kind and character required and speci
fied by an Engineer to be employed
by the Town to have charge of said
Whereas, in order to secure unifor
mity of work done, the Board of
Commissioners is of the opinion that
the work should be let out to con
tract in whole, by order of this Board
under the assistance of Gilbert C.
White, the engineer employed by said
Town, and that this method would be
better and cheaper for the property
owners and for the Town; and
Wherers, said Board of Commis
sioners is of the opinion that the
pavement aforesaid is the best and
most suitable for said streets, and
that said improvements should be
made as aforesaid, to-wit, by contract
for the whole work, and that two
thirds of the cost of said pavement
should be assessed upon the lots
abutting directly on said streets,
within the limits above prescribed,
according to their respective front
ages thereon by an equal rate per
foot of said frontage:
NOW THEREFORE, Be it and it is
hereby resolved by the Board of Com
missioners of the Town of Smithfield,
N. C., in a regular meeting sitting
th:s 3rd day of July, 1917, That Sec
ond Street, between Market Street
and Bridge or Smith Street, and Smith
or Bridge Street, between Secont
Street and Neuse River Bridge, be
paved with asphalt pavement as afore
said, under and by virtue of Chapter
56 of the Public Laws of 1915, and
the procedure thereunder as hereinbe
fore set forth, and the General Laws
of the State existing. And it is further
resolved, That two-thirds of the cost
of said pavement on each of the said
streets aforesaid, within the limits
prescribed, be hereinafter assessed
upon the lots abutting directly upon
said streets according to their front
age therein, by an equal rate per
foot of said frontage, the assessment
against the said lots abutting on said
streets to be based upon the total
cost of paving that street within the
limits prescribed, upon which said
lots abut, exclusive of so much of the
cost as may be incurred at street in
Be it and it is hereby further re
solved. That the proposition of the
cost of said improvement herein pro
vided for on the streets above desig
nated, to be assessed upon the abut
ting property, shall be divided into
ten equal annuaL installments, the
said installments bearing interest at
the rate of six per cent per annum,
from the date of the confirmation of
the assessment roll, and shall become
due and payable on the date on which
taxes art payable, the first install
ment to be due and payable on the
date on which taxes for the year 1917
are due and payable, and each year
thereafter for a period through and
including the year 1926.
E. S. SANDERS,
SALE UNDER EXECUTION.
By virtue of authority of an exe
cution directed to the undersigned
from the Clerk of the Superior Cour*
of Johnston County in an action en
titled J. G. Barbour & Sons vs. H. R.
Goodson, I will offer for sale for cash,
to the highest bidder, before the Court
House door of said county, on the 13th
day of August, 1917, at 12:00 M., the
following described property, to-wit:
Beginning at a stake in the line of
the North Carolina Railroad and
runs wit^ said Railroad West to the
culvert on said Railroad; thence down
the run of branch running from said
Culvert to the fork of said branch;
thence up the East prong of said
branch to a white oak at the head of
said prong, corner of land owned by
Clayton Cotton Mill Company; thence
with the line of said Clayton
Cotton Mills Company's land S. 76%
W. 4.91 chains to the beginning, con
taining 4 s, 4 acres less one-fourth of
an acre known as the homestead of
said H. R. Goodson.
SECOND TRACT: Beginning at a
stake, E. B. Blake's corner, runs S.
68 % E. 2.27 chains to a street; thence
S. 2.20 W. with said street to Harry
Durham's line; thence N. 68% W. to
Harry Durham's line 1.80 chains to a
stake; thence N. 2% E. 1.60 chains to
the beginning, containing 8-25 of an
acre. Known as the lot conveyed to
H. R. Goodson by W. J. Campbell by
deed December 10, 1912, recorded in
Book "G" No. 12, page 534.
THIRD TRACT: Beginning at a
stake in Harry Durham's line, runs N.
21% East 2.16 chains to a stake, E.
B. Blake's corner; thence his line
S. 86 E. 3.20 chains to a stake his
corner; thence S. 3.30 chains to a
stake in Harry Durham's line; thence
his lin^ N. 68% W. 4.29 chains to the
beginning, containing one acre, more
or less. Known as the lot conveyed to
H. R. Goodson by W. J. Campbell by
deed dated November 14, 1912, re
corded in Book "G" No. 12, page 531.
This 19th day of July, 1917.
W. F. GRIMES,
Sheriff of Johnston County.
NOTICE OF LAND SALE.
Under and by virtue of the powers
contained in a certain mortgage deed
executed on February 4, 1915, by G.
W. Lawhon and wife, Emma Lawhon,
to Willie F. Starling and duly record
ed in Book No. 24, page 38, Registry
of Johnston County, and the same
having been duly transferred to the
undersigned, the conditions of said
mortgage deed not having been com
plied, I shall offer for sale to the
highest bidder for Cash, at the Court
House door, in Smithfield, Johnston
County, N. C., at 12 o'clock M., on
August 11th, 1917, the following de
scribed tract of land:
Beginning at a stake, J. A. Star
ling's (now Willie F. Starling's) cor
ner, and runs with W. S. Stevens'
line to a stake his corner, on the Big
Ditch; thence nearly South with
John Sanders' line to an ash in a gut
near Neuse River; thence down said
fci'ut to Neuse River; thence up Neuse
River to a hickory stump, J. A. Star
ling's corner (now Willie F. Sar
ling's); thence with his line to the
beginning, containing 45 acres, more
Also another tract containing 60%
acres and known as the land that was
given to Willie F. Starling by J. A.
Starling, as will be found by refer
ence to said Will, duly probated and
July 19, 1917.
WILLIE F. STARLING,
SALLIE F. LAWHON,
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL
That under and by virtue of the
powers contained in a Judgment of
the Superior Court in a matter en
titled: A. F. FUTRELL vs. W. C.
GATEWOOD ET ALS., I will on Sat
urday, August 4th, 1917, between the
hours of 12 M., and 2 o'clock P. M.,
in front of the old Selma Grocery
Company's building, on Raeford
street, in the town of Selma, John
ston County and State of North Car
olina, offer for sr.le:
That certain two-story brick build
ing, 25 feet fronting on Raeford
street ard running back at right an
gles 80 feet, and being the same now
occupied by Preston Mozingo as a
Grocery Store, and formerly occu
pied by The Selma Grocery Company,
to the highest bidder for Cash.
This property is located in the best
business district of Selma, North
Carolina, and on one of the main
streets. The terms of the sale are
Cash, and the sale will be made sub
ject to confirmation of the Court.
R. L. RAY,
This July 5th, 1917.
This is to notify the public gener
ally that I have sold by business here
tofore conducted as the Kenly Feed
& Groccry Co.. to Mr. Julian Rich
ardson and he will continue to conduct
same under the title- of Kenly Feed &
Grocery Co. I am no longer con
nected with the business in any ca
pacity and will not be responsible for
any obligations created or incurred
by the present Kenly Feed & Gro
cery Co., Julian Richardson, propri
All obligations of the Kenly Feed
& Groccry Co. prior to July 1,' 1917,
will be settled by me.
This the 5th day of July, 1917.
STEPHEN H. ALFORD,
KENLY FEED & GROCERY CO.
PAUL D. GRADY,
LARGE LOT OF SCREEN DOORS
and window Screens at Cotter
Hardware Co., Smithfield, N. C.