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VOL. X. NO. 14
COUNTY STATEMENT "B"
December 2nd, 1907 to December 7tb, ,1908
(Continued From Last Issue)
537 Sam Purvis witness fees Sept court v . 3
538 J W Taylor " " " v . 3Jo
539 J R Capp " 3 25
540 Victoria Rogers " '« " " 110,
541 Will Bridgers " " " •' 110 j
542 Weldon Booze " " " " 110
543 J J Kord constable " " 7 to,
544 BD Tew witness " " '' 52°
545 D S Powell " " " *' 520
546 R L Whitley " " " " 260
547 B W Foreman " " " V V^Oi
548 Wilson Andrews" " " " 580
549 Maggie Mauniug" " " " 580
550 TE Carson " . " " " 5
551 Ransom Whitley " "• " 510
552 Jno L Taylor " " " " 430
553 Tissie Hill " v 4 70
iSS4 Frank White " " " " 560
555 Louisa Barnhill " «" " "* 510
556 Lawrence Sheppard witness fee Sept court 5 to
557 Leon Jenkins •' " *• " 5
558 Pet Barnhill " " "*• " 4«o
559 Cherry Martin " " " " 580
560 Tom Andrews . " "' " " ...... 490
561 Jesse Barnhill - " " " " 10
562 H H\Pope _ " " " " 350
563 Harvey Roberson " " " " 250
564 Richard Jenkins " " " " 250
565 J K Rcai " " * 250
566 Jos Bullock •« " " 250
567 J H Whitfield " " " 250
568 Geo Ho liday * 250
569 J T Brown " "" " " 2so
57b J S Benjamin * •' 250
571 f T Edtnondson " " " " " ....... 250
572 Ja* E Moore " " " '* 250
573 H B Mooire. "... 250
574 Lucy Staton '• " " '• .. 250
575 R T Purvis * " " " " 250
576 A C Smith " ...... 1 65
- 577' Ananias Hassell • . .. . 510
578 L C James '? " 30
579 W I Keel " " " " 1 30
580 R H Lanier " " " " 150
581 J D Hard)son wituess fees Sept court . > 'o
582 H Moore " 1 5°
in w ? Powell " V " . 145
384 fcli Gardner " " " " .. 150
585 RB Gardner " .. 150
586 SHardison " V r " " 1 95
387 Georgia Lilley " " " *' *45
588 Jno H Lilley " ' r 45
589 El leu • •• " 145
590 HE ~
392 Thos Young 2.s
593 Hattie Slade " "" " 2 5
594 Jno L Rodgerson " " " " } 9°
595 Geo P McNaughton lumber for bridge 11 19
590 J D Bowen keepei co home ". 26 65
597 R H Rodgers lbr and rep back swamp bridge... 8 96
598 C M. Hurst painting Conoho and Brown bridge 13 30
599 T W Davenport lbr repairing lour bridgts 43 46
600 W L Johnson " " .; two " 784
601 Drew Cross repairs Browns bridge. 1 2 26
602 J T Brown repairs bridge T 15 63
603 II L Salfbury & Co coffin pauper aud bridge work • , S 55
wjy J J Robstson & lirolbr for bridge • 20 25
606 Fannie S'ade supplies to poor 2 75
607 D D Stalls coffin for pauwr 5 c»o
608 Anderson* Crawford & Co supplies to poor .17 60
609 Carstarphen &Co " " .... ..i ySO
610 J L Hassell 8c Co supplies to poor jail and coal 107 20
611 J L Hassell &Co supplies county h0me....... * 3681
Qi? Baker & Roberson to poor 2o 00
613 W D Corey . " " V 1... 5 00;
61-4 J A Hobbs stationery apd c s c fees 7 45
613 The Enterprise " reg office 206
616 T I Lathan lodging special juries ( 18 00
617 S R Biggs med co home and j^il...: 12 55
618 C W Keith board jepecial jury. 45- 5°
619 Eliza Jones witness ticket 1 10
, 620 W M Peiry 2 days com 5 days bridge 71
621 W A Brown 2 days com 1 76 in 11 05
622 J C Crawford sliff and jail fees 113 *5
623 " " jail locks 15 60
624 J C Crawford sheriff fees 19 80
625 H D Taylor officer grand jury 6 00
626 Bettie Harrell supplies to poor 2 00
627 Slade Rhodes & Co supplies to poor- 12 00
628 W Martin amount of board for Joe Fryar 21 00
629 J H Reddick repairs Leggetts creek * >7 45
630 W C Manning services elk to bd 7 65
631 J D Bowen service keeper co home 27 40
~ 632 Joshua L Griffin coffin for pauper . 3 00
633 A B Whitfield repairs Huskenaw bridge 13 75
634 B H Roberson bridge lumber . 818
635 Pleny Peel making fill long creek. 23 50
> 636 Staton & Daniel bridge lumber v 317°
' 637 W T Davenport lumber for bridge 60 06
638 Stbron Brown repairs Butlers bridge " \1 50
639 Jno T Brown work on Conoho bridge 1 00
640 GW Wynn repairs Johnson " 1 50
641 RhodenHarrell cutting tree for Brown. 2 50
642 M W Ballard &Co supplies to poor ...' . 50.00
643 Fannie Slade " " 275
644 Mrs Barfield " " 600
645 Slade Rhodes & Co " " n 50
646 Bettie Harrell " " 200
I 647 Anderson Crawford &Co supplies to poor 17 'SO
k 648 D S Powell supplies to poor 14 00
649 R W Salsbury A Bro supplies to poor 19 00
1 650 J B Harris & Co supplies to poor 24 00
651 Cowing & Bros " " 10 00
652 Carstarphen &Co " " 950
653 J L Hassell & Co " " 6 30
■||s 654 Dr W E Warren county Supt health 2000
655 D D Stalls conveying prisoner to jail 2 50
656 H M Burras stationery 18 00
657 Dr J M Whitfield, expert testimony in court 164 30
658 J H Page conveying prisoner from Pitt Co 7 85
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WILLIAMSTON. N. C.. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1908.
Installation of Officers—W. C.
The annual installation of officers
of Skewaikee Lodge, No. 90, took
place 011 Tuesday night at the
handsome lodge rooms of the Order.
Owing to the extremely unpleas
ant weather, the number of mem
bers who live out of town was!
small. The Lodge assembled at
the usual hour, and after some de*
gree work, the officers were in
stalled according to the rites of the
Fraternity. The new officers are
W. C Manning, Master; A. F.
Taylor, Senior Wardeu; F. F. Fag
an. Junior Warden.
After adjournment, Proprietor
Keith of thfe Atlantic Hotel, served
supper in the spacious dining hall
of the hotel. The menu was an
elaborate one, and was elagantly
Skewarkee Lodge begins the new
year finely equipped for work. The
membership is large and grows rap
idly. Masonnry is firmly planted
in the hearts of members of the
Personal experience with a tube
of ManZan Pile Remedy will con
vice von it is immediate relief for
all forms of Piles. Guaranteed 50c.
Sold by Chase's Drug Store.
Baraaca Class Organized.
Last Sunday the following
young men met at the Baptist
Church and organized a Young
Men's Haraca Bible Class; Louis
Harrison, C. A. Baker, B. A.
Critcher, Nick o1 a s Roberson,
Heniy GtirganiH, J. B. Jones,
Wheeler Martin, Jr., S P. Everett.
Grover Hardison, Louis Bennett,
Vernon Godwin, J. J. Stroud, 1>
K. Gurganus, W. J. Teel. E. S.
Rogers, Roger Critcher, Jr., and
They elected the following
officers: Louis Hairison, Prest.,
S. I'. Everett, Vice Prest., Grover
Godwin, Sec. and Treas., B. A.
Critcher, Teacher. The obj-ret in
organizing this class i^tostimulate
aniUng young men tlie desif** ior
true Clnistian knowledge, and to
provide means by which this may
be done. It is expressed in the
motto selected by the class:
"Young men for young men."
All young men between 16 and
35 years who do not attend any
other Sunday School, are cordially
invited to join this class.
Henry Gurganus, Louis Bennett
and D. E. Gurganus, Committee of
D«Witt's Carborized Witch Ha
zel Salve has many imitators. There
Is one original, and the name De-
Witts is on every box. Best salve
tor burns, scratches aud hurts. It
is especially good for piles. Sold
by Chase's Drug Store, Bigg's
Register of Deeds Coffield is tbe
most sought for man in the connty
these days, for'tis he only that can
make happy two loving hearts by a
legal cementing thereof. Monday
morning, Mr. W. H. Page and
Miss Alice Biggs, daughter of Mr.
Kason Biggs, of Bear Grass Town
ship, concluding that life would be
a weary waste unless they forsook
all others and clung one to the
other, evaded the watchful eyes of
the old folks aud sought tbe aid of
the State in the person of Register
Coffield. The knot was tied and
two more souls were launched on
the matrimonial sea, —often full of
reefs, but may they escape.
A pill in time that will save nine
is Rings Little Liver Pills. For
biliousness, sick headache constipa
tion. They do not gripe. Price
■2jc» Sold by Chase's Drug Store.
One of the prettiest inarriages~«f
1 the season was that of Mr. Joseph
iMcCleese of Roper, and Miss Clyde
j Peacock, at the home of the bride
in Jamesvilte, on Wednesday at 7
(o'clock a. m. The home had been
1 beautifully decorated with ever
greens and potted plants and made
I a pretty setting for the bridal party.
The attendants were Mr. R. T. Co
burn, of WiUiataston, with Miss
Annjie Wallace, and Mr. Jno. W.
Williams, of Roper, with Miss Ida
Peacock, of Roper. Rev. C. L.
Reid, of Williamston, performed
The bride was attired in a gray
travelling suit with hat and gloves
to match; the bridesmaids wore
All elegant breakfast was served
the bridal party, and the home was
thrown open to frieuds who came
to offer con^ratjulations-
Mr. and Mrs. McCleese left ou
the A. C.lt. train for the Notth.
Thev will be at home at Jamesville
after the New Year. Many hand
some pieces of cut glass aud silver
were presenttd by friends and rela
Nearly everybody knows De-
Witt's Little Early Risers are the
best pills made. They are sma'l,
pleasant, sure L'ttle Liver pi I'm.
Sq)d by Chase's Drug Store, Bigg's
I • , ' !
Mr. aud Mis. William Llewellyn
request the pleasure of your pres
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr. Heibert Lester Saulsbury
on Wednesday afternoon, Jantnry
nineteen hundrtd and nine
at (our o'cloik
St. Martin's Episcopal Church
Hamilton, North Carolina
At Home Augusta, Georgia.
Pineules for the Kidi eys are
little golden globules which act
directly on the kidneys. A tiial
will convipce yon of quijk results
Tor BackacTie .Rheumatism, Lum
bago and tired wornout ieeling.
30 days' trial sl*.oo They jurify
the blood. Sold by Chafe's Drug
High Wind at Oak City
About 5 o'clock on Tuesday af
ternoon, a storm struck the town
of Oak City and lifted the roof of
the immense brick store of Harrell
and Ross. There is no other dam
age reported. A 'strong wind
struck almost every part of the
Every case of backache, weak
back, bladder inflammation ami
rheumatic pains is dangerous if
neglected, for such troubles are
nearly always due to weak kidneys.
Take DeW'itt's Kidney and Blad
der Pills. They are antiseptic and
soothe pain quickly. Insist upon
DeWUt's Kidney and Bladder
Pills. Regular size 50c. Sold
here by Chase's Drug Store, Bigg's
Bishop Strange, who bad an ap
pointment to preach here on Mon
day night, was called to Wilming
ton, and left Washington on the
early train. It was disappointing
to a host of friends and admirers
here. He will probably make a
visitation in April of the coming
Woods Liver Medicine in liquid
form regulates the liver relieves sick
headache constipation stomach,
kidney disorders aud acts as a
gentle laxative. For chills fever
and malaria. Its tonic effects ou
the system felt with the first dose.
The SI.OO bottle contains 2 % times
as much as the 50c size. Sold by
Chase's Drug Store.^
People Coming and Going—As Gathered By Our
By JOHN D. EVERETT
Taylor is visiting friends
Mr. Sam Barnhill spent Monday
Miss Vivian Reeves was in town
Mr. J. C. Smith is on the jiick
list this week.
Miss Sauls is spending her vaca
tion in Norfolk.
Mrs. H. H- Pope Monday
Mr. Elector Mayo, of Bethel was
in town Friday.
Mr. C. H. Rawls was in Will
Miss. Fleming is the guest of
Miss Sue Everett.
Miss Lydie Rober>:on went to
Miss Krider is at heme in Salis
bury for the vacation.
Miss Klishie Coburn, of Gold
Point, is visiting here.
Miss Barnhill, of Kveretts, is
visit ng in town this week
Mr R. A. Bailey made a busi
ness trip to Evtretts Monday.
Miss Blanche Daniel and brother
visited in Hamilton last week.
Mr. Joseph Coffield, of New
York, is at home for the holidays.
Mioses Baker ami Roberson and
Nat). a 11 Rol»erson went to Hamil
There will be a Christinas tree
at the Methodist Church 011 the
Mr. and Mrs, Dunning art spell
ing Christmas with their parents at
Mi s s Minnie Whiehard, of
Iktbel, is with Mrs R. J. Nelson
- MIM iss HoHisO I *,'"
of Scotland Neck, are visiting
Miss Kthel I'tel relumed home
Satuiday Irom the Atlantic Christ
Rev. Mr. Howard preached two
able termons in the Christian
Even tlie M-st (leßlgnera never k uow '
how their will turn out wlien
completed. They may break nil records
for spee«l, or lliey may he so slow ns
to he entirely useless— n mere waste of
money. Years n«o two mud barges
were built at San Francisco, exactly
nltke," constructed from one design
One of them was quite commonplace,
hut tbe other raced every barge in the
hay and heat them all, raced every
yacht on the Pacific' coast and heat
them. She was so fast that yachts
were built on her lines, but turned out
mere barges for sloth. Nobody could
dee how thix craft differed from her
crawllnß sisters or from the yachts.
In 1851 the America went to Cones,
England, and raced for a prize cup.
fihe. won that trophy, and then an Eng
lishman bought her and improved her
hull, stiffening It with knees through
out After that she lost every race.
A mother w/rheard her little dauch
ter expounding the origin of seii lo hei
family of dolls.
"You* see, children," she said,
"Adam was a man alone and was very
lonely, ho God put hiiu to sleep, took
his brains out and made a nice lady o!
Teacher (who has caught Tommy
fishing on fcuudayj— Do you know the
wages of sin?
Tommy—ls this a sin?
Teacher— It undoubtedly is.
Tommy—l don't want wages for this.
I'm sntiefie.l to do it for fun lllustrat
The human body contains about
enough carbon to make 3,000 lead pen
ells or to make enough coal to burn
nearly two hours.
sr.oo a Year in Advance
i . a
Misses Malotie and Chandler
left Saturday to spend vacation it
home in Mebane.
Mrs. Will Whicbard and child
ren are the guest of Mrs. I,ula
liverett this week.
Mrs Mauiza Manning; and sou, *
Willie, were the guests of Klder G.
D. Roberson on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Staton and
Miss Lillie Bunting spent Sunday
with Mrs. R. J. Nelson.
Mr. J. S. Griffin had the misfor
tune to have a runaway on Sunday
No damage except to the buggy.
Elder O. D. Rooeruou was ca'led
home Saturday on account of the
seiios illness of his wife. Her con
dition is somewhat improved.
The many friends of Mr. J. D.
Griffin will be glad to learn of the
honois coming to him at Penning
ton Seminary, New Jersey. He
has been elected Business Manager
of the "Penningtonian," the school
journal. He was also orator for
Williams Jennings Bryan at the
Seminary We are proud of the
sons of Martin County who reflect
so much honor on their native
home. • ,
The Graded School cele
brated ' "North Carolina Day"
with appropriate exercises. The
regular N. C. Dav Program was •
used, and the numbers were inter
speisfd with instrumental music.
A large number of frien Is were
present and we were glad to wel
come then* The scholars and
teachers are always glad to see
visitors. We desire that our work,
and not our words, shall proclaim
the merit of the school. We want
to make an appeal for the County
Schools. livery boy and
girl in the comity who can enter
the eighth grade is entitled to, at
tend one of lilt se schools - either
"flt W r Y!fraviis*oll or Robersonville.
It is the purpose of the*e schools
to give a course of instruction as
good as the best tint is given in
high schools. If pipils are not
prepared to enter the eighth grade,
they cau best prepare at one of
these schools. Make arrangements
to enter Januiry, 4th 1909. The
same privilege is extended to all
public school teachers in the
Accident at Jamesvllle
Keddick Daniel, a colored labor
er at Stalling'* Mill at Jameiville,
was painfully hurt 011 Tuesday.
One of his bands was terribly lac
erated and one of bis ears was cut
off. Drs. Warren and Rhodes am
putated the hand at the wrist. The
wounded man is resting quietly as /
possible under the circumstances.
The teachers of the Methodist
Sunday School arranged an at
tractive entertainment for the pu
pils 011 Wednesday evening at the
church. The interior of the edi
fice was decorated in true Christ
mas style representing the child's
dreams of how things look when
Old St. Nick conies down the chim
ney. Two beautifully decorated
trees stood 011 either side of the
old-fashioned fireplace. Every
childish heart beat a regular tattoo
when lie beheld all these things.
An attractive musical program
qjade the occasion more enjoyable.
The gifts were both usefut and
pretty, and carried with them the
love of the Church for the children
who have beeu faithful during the
past year. Every one went home
delighted and full of the spirit of