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VOL. VII. - NO 8.
Mayor—B. P. Godwin.
Commissioner*—A. Ajderaon, N. S.
Pael. W. A. Bllisou. ). D. Legxett. C. H.
Street CnamiiiinHr—J. D. Leggtt.
Clark—C. H. Godwin.
Treasurer —N. S. Peel.
QChfef of Police-). H. Pane.
Skawarkae Lodge, No. 90, A. P and A.
H. Regular meeting every ml and 4th
Roanoke Camp. No. 107, Woodmen of
the World. Regular Meeting every *»d
last Friday nights.
Church of the Advent
Services on the aacoad and lltk Sun
days of the moath.nsoraing and evening,
and on the Saturdays (J p. m.) before,
and CM Monday* (9 a. m.) after mid Sun
days of the month. All are cordially in
vited. B. S. L*nim. Rector.
Rev. B. B. Rose, the Methodist Pas
tor, has the following appointments;
Bvery Sunday morniug at 11 o'clock aad
night at 7 o'clock respectively .except
the second Sunday. Sunday School
every Sunder morning at 9:30 o'clock.
Prayer-meetiag every Wednesday even
ing at > o'clock. Holly Springs yd
Sunday evening at 3 o'clock: Vernosi lat
Sunday evening at 3 o'clock; Hsmifrna
•ad Snnday, morning aad night; flea—lis
sad Sunday at J o'clock. A cordial in
vitation to all to attend these services
' Baptist Church
Preaching on the Ist. and and 4th Sun
days at 11 a. m.. and ;:.y> p. m. Prayer
meeting every Thursday night at 7:30-
Saaday School every Sunday morning at
9-yo J. D. Biggs. Su p.rintendent.
The pastor preaches at Hamilton on the
3rd Sunday in each month, at 11 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m., and at Riddick's Grove
•n Baturdav before every Ist Sunday at 11
a. m.. and on the ist Sunday at 3 p. m.
Blade School House on the and Sunday
at 3 p. a., sad the Biggs' School House
on the 4th Sunday at 3 p. m. Everybody
R. D. CaakOLL. Pastor.
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No. *O, A. F. FC A. M. A!JA
DIRKTOkV POR I9OJ.
S. 8. Brown, W. M.; W.C Manning.S.
W.; Mc. G. Taylor, J. W.; T. W. Thorn
u, S. D.; A. P. Taylor, J.D; S. R. Bin*,
Secretary; C. D. Caratarphen, Treasurer,
A. E.Whit more and T.C.Cook, Steward*;
R. W. Clary, Tiler.
STANDING COMMITTEES: -
CHAIITY—S. 8. Brown, W. C. Man
ning, Mc. G.Taylor.
PIXA.fCE—Joe. D. Bigg*. W. H. Har
•ll, R. J. P*l. '
RITUXNU — W. H. Kdwardi, W. M.
Gnn, P. K. Hodge*.
ASYLUM — H. W. stubb*, w. H. Rob
ertaon, H. D. Cook.
MAXSHAU— I. H. Hattoa.
DR J- A. WHITE.
FFLPH , DENTIST
I will be in Plymouth the first week in
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DRS. WAERBN &. SMITBWICR
BIGGS' DEOO STORK
'Phone No. M
BURROUS A. CRITCHER.
|Attoknky at Law
Office: Wheeler Martin's office.
S. ATWOOD NEWELL
oa« u» Main la »«• luk MM
!■*. left lwai*M*. lop of atepa.
ViIIiAMBTON N 0.
—■ Piaukie wherever aenrtaaa an Mrri
«>"'»' attealloa girea to nanialaf aad aat
•C title for pNMMa of Main uf ttabci
Mali ■ —-
■pedal alteatioa will be fthwa to nal catato
eschaagea. If you ptak.ta bay or wll law) I
caabelceoa. /11 ' DNOMM
Jury for Docomber Court
J. L. Da vera port.
Ww J. Cherry. J. D. Hardison,
J. H. Williams.
lames L. Coletrsin, Wm. A.
Peel H. B. Peel. Alonio Rober
BBA* OK ASS
H. C. Green, I no. B. Harrison,
I. L. Woolard.
WILLI A »cs TON
John S. Cook, a ft. Ellison. W.
W. S. Barahill, W. J. Keel, j.
C. H. Brown, J. L. Croom, S.
T. Everett, Arch Griffin, N. T.
Leggett. C. H. Rawla, R. T. Tay
lor, J. L. Whitfield.
J. B. Barn hi 11, S. H. Robuck.
J. M. Coburn, J. B. .Everett. W.
A. Gurganus, Ed. Perkin, J. H.
A. E. Downs, H. C. Harrington,
E. H. Leggett.
Ai Eawpiev MUH
For sprains,'bruises, burns,scalds
and similar injuries, there is noth
ing so good as Chamberlain's Pain
Balm. It soothes the wound and
not only gives instant felief from
pain, but causes the parts to heal
in about one third the time requir
ed by the usual treatment. Sold
by S. R. Biggs.
Getting at the Fact.
The census taker rapped at the
door of the little farmhouse and
opened hia book, relates the Youth's
Companion. A plump girl of
aoout eighteen came to the door
and lilinked at him stupidly.
"How many people live here?"
he began. 4
"Nobody lives here. We are
only staying through the hop sea
"How many of you are there
' "I'm here. Father's in the
woodshed, and Bill is—"
"See here, my girl, I want to
know how many inmatesthere are
in this houae. How many people
slept here last night?
"Nobody slept here sir. I had
the toothache dreadful, and my
little brother had the stomach ache
and the new hand that's helping
us got his back blistered and we
all took on so that nobody slept a
wink all u|ght loug."
TliKif Tkat Mmls tli Dnr tt Luc
The men of eighty-five and ninety
yean of age are not the rotund
well fed, but thin, spare men who
live on a slender diet. Be as care
ful as he will, however, a man past
middle age, will occasionally eat
too much or of some article of food
not suited to hts constitution, and
will need a dose of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets to
cleanse and invigorate his stomach
and regulate his liver and bowels.
When this is done there is no rea
son why the average man ahould
live to old age. For sale by S. R.
It Has Been Done.
"Now, in order tosnbtrsct," ex
plained a teacher to a class in
mathematics, "things have to si
ways be of the same denomination.
For instance, we couldn't take
three apples from four pears, nor
six hones from nine dogs."
A hand went up in the back
part of the room. "Teacher,"
shouted a small bov, "can't you
take four quarts of milk from three
It is a fearful fate to have to en
dare the tortures of Piles. "I can
truthfully say," writes Harry Col
aon, of Masonville, la., "that for
Blind, Bleeding, Itching and 'Pro
trading Piles, Bucklen's Arnica
Salve, is the best cure made."
Also best for cuts, burns and in
juries. 35c at S. R Biggs drug-
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WILLIAMSTON, N. C„ FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8.1905.
Gossip gains currency, but no
Kveu the toper has his cardinal
Whiskey in a bottle uiav be a
good thiuj; but in a uian it's a nui
Bad luck is reasonably sure to
come to those who trust only to
Only an expert shopper can visit
seventeen stores in one afternoon
and escape without spending a cent
Usually the son of a self made
man begins to descend the ladder
from the point at which his iather
A woman's voice seldom prevents
her from believing that she can
In an Ohio town the women
have organized a secret society
for the swapping of secrets.
Milliners and dressmakers are
not entirely responsible for church
attendance, but they help some.
II ail CLM
Millions rush in mad chase after
health, from on** extreme of faddisui
to another, wheu, if they would
only eat good food, and keeu their
bowels regular with Dr. King's
New Hfe Pills their troubles
would all pass awav. Prompt re
lief and quick cure for liver ami
stomach trouble 25c at S. R Biggs
drug store: guaranteed.
Getting Back at Him.
A taciturn man went into a bar-'
ber's shop the other day and began
by pulling out of his pocket a pa
per on which was writteu :
"No I do not wi.-.h' to have my
hair (Hit. I waut to -be shaved.
I do not require any brilliuntine
or crimpoline, or anything else
ending iu 'iue. Nor do I wish to
be singed or shampooed. All I
want is to be shaved iu perfect sil
The barber read the document,
and then poiuted to a notice on the
wall, which ran:
The proprietor begs to apologize
to his customers for not entering
into conversation with them, as hi
ts deat ana dumb..—-London Tit-
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Beautifying methods that injure
the Skin and health are dangerous.
Be beautiful without discomfort by
taking Holiister's Rocky Moun
tain Tea\ Sunshiny faces follow
its use. J5 cents at J. M. Whee
less&Co., Robersouville. N. C.
The cbildreu's jubilee of good
health follows the use of Bee's
Laxative Honey aud Tar, the
cough syrup that expels all cold
from the system by acting as a
cathartic on the bowels. A certain
remedy for Croup, Whooping
Cough and all lung aud bronchial
affections. Sold by S. R. Biggs.
"For seven years," writes Geo.
W. Hoffman, of Harper, Wash.,
"I had a bitter battle, with chron
ic stoinacb.and liver trouble, but
at last I won, and cured my di»-
eases, by the use of Electric Bitters.
I unhesitatingly recommend them
to all, and don't intend in the fu
ture to be without them in tbi
house They are certainly a won
derful medicine, to have cure>
such a bad case as mine." Sol.,
under guarantee to do the sauit
for you, by S. R. Biggs druggist
at 50c. a bottle. Try them to da>.
A Chicago mothei was trying to
get her little boy to bed. "Run
along,, Johnny," she said,
get into your he I. Tlie little
chickens have all gone to bed.
"Yes, mother, I kuo.w, said the
little tot with a quiveriug lip, "but
the old hen went to bed with 'em."
Clear thinking, decisive action,
vi or and rigor of body and mind,
the sparkle of life, comes to all who
use Hollister's Rocky Mountain
Tea. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets.
J. M. Wheeless & Co., Roberson
ville, N. C.
We to inform our customers and
friends that we are still in business at the
same st'«ns with a full line of Groceries
for the Hojiday Trade - - -
WE WILL HAMO A COMa
Bl .IiJTK LIIMi OF
s Our Stock is complete and up-to
date in every Detail
Call and see us,
V ery Respect f u 11 v.
\ Call and see us,
Ihlj Hit Yours to please,
J J. L. HASSELL & CO.
■S * . .
RRPORT OF THK CONDITION OF
The Farmers and. Merchants Bank
AT WIUJAMSTON, N. C.
■ At rlost* oi business Nov .'Sth, igoj.
l«o*u« mid I'iicouiiu $ 49.H46.73 Capital Stock f 15,00000
Oe*r lU'nf 1 * 34.40 Uudivided Profit* i.oot.ao
Kurn*t irtind Fliturn 1,491.38 Nttt(K Ril Hill* Rdlicounled ft.H16.39
Oue Ft mi Hanks aui Muukrrs *3.366.71 Time Ctlificatea of Cc|>otil i.iaß.ao
Cash .u llaud 3,496.71 Depotii* Suhje tto Check MuUO-.W
TOT A 1„ 5 7%»37»1 TOT A 1., I 7» >17.93
I. Frank F Fagnn L«shier of The Farmer* fk Merchants Hank do »«»le«nly sweat thai the
aWove -tae.meMtla true to the l«e*t of my kuotfcjedge ■i» l belief. Frauk F. Fugan, Cashier.
State >l No th of Martin.
!iw"ru to «n«l Mibacohcd liefone me. thin, the iitlh day of November. A. D.. 190*.
coRRIiC V—ATI KS r Aaa. T. Crawford. Notary Public,
iieunia H UiKg* I
John l>. iiiup*ou )
F. K. HODGES - - - R.j. COBURN
Shoes, Overcoats, Clothing and Silks
is the line in which we can save you from 20 to x /i per cent on. . .
We Only Ask You to Come and Look
We carry the latest colors of Changeable Silks and
everything that can be fouud in a frist-class
dry goods store in any city.
Don't fail to visit us before pur
chasing elsewhere. You will find
it to your advantage.
Mr. Hodges has just returned from
Northern Markets with the latest and
most up-to-date styles of Rain Coats
for Ladies' that has been shown in
town this season. - ;v .
The Skreemer Shoe
is the handsomest dress shoe iti town. All styles. Standard Price
$4 00. Give us a call even if you are not thinking of buying, we will
be pleased to show you through.
Yours' to serve,
r. K. HODGES St GO.
6rip Qaiekly Kiockil Bit
"Some weeks ago during the
severe winter weather both my
wife and contracted 'severe
to the'|worst ;kind*of la r grippe with
all its says
Mr J. S. Kglestou.'jof Maple Land
ing, lowa. "Knees fand joints
aching, muscles'sore, head stopped
up, eyes and nose running, with
alternate spells of chills and fever
We began using Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy, aiding (hejsame
with a dose of Chamberlain's Stom
ach and Liver Tablets, and by its
out the gtip." These Tablets pro
mote a the bowels,
liver aud kidneys which is always
beneficial \vhen,the system is con
gested by a cold or attack of the
grip. For salejby S. R. .Biggs.
A pretty girl looks a sight more
so when you have the sense to tell
A Cirtali Cin Far Croip
When a child shows svmptons of
croup there is no time to experi
ment with new remedies, no matter
how highly they are recommended.
There is one preparation that can
always be depended upon. It has
been in use for many years and has
uever been known to fail, viz:
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Mr.
M. F. Compton, ot Market, Texas,
says of it, "I have used Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy in severe
cases of croup with my children,
and can truthfully say it always
give* prompt relief." For sale by
S. R. Biggs.
experience is almost as
profitable as speculating in stocks.
a very rich man can appre
ciate the blessings of poverty.
Torture of i Preacher
The story of the torture of Rev.
O. D. Moore, pastor of the Baptist
church, of Hapersville, N. Y., will
interest you. . He says; "I suffer
ed agonies, because of a persistent
cough, resulting from the grip. *; I
had to sleep sitting up in bed, I
tried many remedies, without re
lief until I took Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consumption Coughs
and Colds, which entirely cured
my cough, and saved me from con
sumption." A graud cure for dis
eased conditions of Throat .and
Lung:). At S. K. Biggs druggist
price 50c and si.oo» guaranteed.
Trial bottle free. '
Meu have spent fortunes before
they discovered the difference be
tween pleasure and happiuess.
Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
is simply liquid electricity. It goes
to every part of your body, bring
ing new blood, strength and new
vigor. It makes vou well and
keeps you well. 35 cents at J. M.
Wheeless & Co., Robersonville, N.
Cupid takes a day of when the
feminine match maker gets busy.
Wheu you want a pleasant lax
ative take Chamberlaiu's Stomach
and Liver Tablets For sale b>
S. R. Biggs
It's the fault of the player if an
up-right piano is a downright nuis
The season of Indigestion i* now
at band. Ring's Dyspepsia Tab
lets relieve indigestion, and correct
all stomach disorders. Sojji by S.
' And the photographers general
ly take the world just as it comes.
The reason Dr. Dade's Little
Liver Pills give perfect satisfaction
is due to their tonic effect on the
liver. They never gripe. Sold by
S. R. Biggs.
A chasm that often sepcrates
Any one suffering from Kidney
pains, backache, bladder trouble or
rheumatistq who will take a dose
of Pine-ules upon retiring at night
shall be relieved before morning.
Sold by S. R. Biggs.
A mistake by a dentist: accident
Your money back.—Judiciou* advertis
ing U the kind that pay* back to you
the money you iuveat. Space in this
paper aaaures you prompt return* . .
WHOLE NO. 310
Be Sure to Use
Cream of Tartar
Food made with alum
baking powder carries alum
to the Stomach unchanged.
Scientists have positively
demonstrated this and that
such food is partly indi
gestible and unhealthfui.
WilliamstOD Telephone Co.
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Office over Bank of Martin County,
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
Mcuagei limited to j minute*; extra ckargt
will poaltivelr be m*d« for longer time.
To Washington 33 Cent*.
" Greenville 15 "
" Plymouth 15 "
" Tarboro 35 "
" Rocky Muunt 35
" Scotland Neck 35
" Jamesville 15
" Kader Lilleyls
" J. G.Staton 15
' ]. L. Woolard ij "
' O. K. Cowing & Co. IJ "
' Pannele 15 "
" Roberaonvilie 15 "
" Everett* 15 "
Gold Point 15 "
Geo. P. McNaughton 15 "
Hamilton ' 30 "
For other pointa in Eastern Carolina
see "Central " where a 'phone will be
ound for use of noa-subscriber*.
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Plate Glass, Burg
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you for any office requir
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