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VOL. XIII. NO. 13
SPEQAL TERM OF .
Judge Frank Daniels Con
vened Court Monday
Civil Docket Being Tried
—Many Cases Compro
tions Unfavorable for
The large number of civil cases
on the docket in Martin County
and the delay in hearing them,
caused the attorneys practicing b«re
to petition for a special term of
court. This was granted by Gov.
Kitchin and the session convened
oa Monday with Frank
Daniels, presiding. This is the
first time that Judge Daniels has
served here and both the public and
the member* of the bar art pleased
with him. His manner when off
and on the bench has given him a
strong hold upon this people-
Several of the hard-fought laud
suits nave been compromised with
advantage to contestants. There
are se\eral interesting suits in
which the Atlantic Coat I«iue Rail
road is the defendant. Hon. H.
W. Stubbs is local counsel for the
company and every inch of ground
will be warmly contested. Judge
Francis D. Winston and S. J.
Everett are appearing in several
cases. Attorneys Julius Brown, of
Greenville, and A. O. Gaylord, of
Plymouth have been here also.
The inclement weather: has oper
ated largely against the attendance
a* the roads ate muddy «»4 un
pleasant for those who must nec
essarily drive to town. Only those
who were sumaiuned to appear
have come. The session will con
tinue next week so as to clear the
entiie calendar as arranged for
The first meeting of the new
year of the Shakespeaee Club was
held on Thursday evening with Mr.
A M. Jordan. The club has had
regular meetings during the past
autumn, and hive proved to be
most enjoyable both from a literary
and social viewpoint. The study
of.the writings of the immortal
English bard is one which should
deserve the attentiou of all cultur
ed persons, and with Mr. Jordan at
the head of this club the members
have enjoyed the studied to
the fullest extent. Macbeth has
been under consideration since the
organization of the club.
Those present at the meeting
were: Miss Irene Smith, Miss Nan
nie Biggs, Miss MaryHassel!, Mrs.
John D. Biggs, Jr., Mr. A. M. Jor
dan, Mr. John L. HasswlS, Mr.
Harry A. Biggs, Mr. Frank F.
Fagan and Dr. John D, Biggs.
Frill's Hiiij aid Tar Coiioud "Girts
ii EftrYr Cast"
Mr. Jas. McCiffery, Mgr. of the
Schitz Hotel, Omaha, Neb., recom
mends Foley's Honey and Tar
Compound, because it cures iti
every case. "I iiave used it my
self and I have recommended it to
nr.cv o ,v,i,r " 7'hp h"ve riocc to'd
me of its great cr.rative power in
diseases of the throat and lungs."
For all couphs and colds it fc
speedily effective Saunders &
Death of an Infant
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Ray died on Monday af
ter a short illness with pneumonia.
Tut liuvt Lwcu wKu thud
mother, Mr* Adam Strawbridge,
for several weeks and there the
~ IfttftrSabe died. Rev. G. J. Dowell
Tuesday and the interment was in
the family cemetery at the old Ray
. . .
Racing at Scotland Neck
Martin Coounty came out victor
ious at the Scotland Neck races
last week. Dr. Wanen's horse,
"Limber Twig," won the first heat
in the "Free for All" and wonld
have easily won the race had not
the driver, Mr. Nottingham, had
the misfortune to break the rein.
He haJ the presence of mind to
catch hold of the crupper strap,
while the horse ran three times
around the track before he could be
stopped. This so winded the great
racer that it was necessary to with
draw him in the third heat. Dr
Warren expects to condition bis
horse aftd go after the Halifax boys
in the early spring.
''Farmer Gentry," the young
stallicn by John R. Gentry, the
greatest raciug horse the world lias
eve*" known, won the 2:30 race
This horse has been in the hands cf
the veteran trainer. C. M. Bush
who has a bunch of promising
young Scotland N«:k.
Tht>first heat was wou by "Tat
tler" owned and driven by W. L
Harrell, "Farmer Gentry" comiug
Out second. In the next heat there
was a pretty ruu down the stretch
between "Tattler" and "Farmer
Gentry," the latter winning by a J
neck's length. The third heat was j
wou by "Silver Blaze" owned and
driven by Dr J. P. Wimberly. The
fourth and fifth heats being won by 1
Scotland Neck has the best track
in the State, and it is hoped that
there will be more laces in the
spripg. The people are hospitable
and on this occasion entertained
the vkitort mvally and everybody
had a good time despite the "beast
ly" weather. Drs. B.ggs and War
ren and Messrs. Simpson and j
Strouu attended from Willtamston. i
. Refined Entertainment
So mauy plays visit us of an or
der which, while not postively
vulgar, are suggestive, immodest
or common, that the advent of an
attraction that is not i.nly free from
the above objections, but is also
classic, will be a welcome treat to
those who have been waiting for
something good,'- To this class of
playgoers such a treat will soon be
offerel in the coming of Mr
uard Waldtnann, the gieht English
actor, who will lie seen at The New
Opera House in Williamston.in the
masterpiece of Dr. Jekyll and Mr
Hyde on January 17th. He will
be supported by a poweiful cotu
A Girl's Wild Midnight Ride
To warn people of a fearful for
est fire in the Caiskills a young
girl rode horse-back at midnight
and saved many liv:«. Her detd
was glorious but lives are often j
saved by Dr. King's New Discov-1
ery in curing lung trouble, coughs
and colds which might have euded
iu consumption or pneumonia. "It
cured me of a dreadful cough and
lung disease," writes W. R Patter
son Wellington, Tex., "after four
in our family had died with con
sumption and I gained 87 pouuds."
Nothing so sure and sate tor all
throat and lung troubles. Price 50c
.u.U jjl.OO .Ti'io.l Lotllv. ifktv G'uti/-
sntee by Saunders & Fowden.
Won Six Prizes
At the poultry show at Rocky
Mount several weeks prior to the
holidays, the Oakhurst Poultry
Farm, Miss Emily Whitley,
Proprietress, carried off six prizes.
The exhibit consisted of a pair of
DiU£i£t itliktyb, Hud a p«tii t-wli Cif |
barred Plymouth Rock and Wbite-
Leghcrn chickens. The male
tnrkeywou first prize. freing above
standard w-ieht Tbi-i was ncie*
complimentry to Mis* Whitley who
raises tancjr stock for breeding
purposes. " j
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.. FRIDAY. JANUARY 12. 1912
"Paid in Full"
Weather conditions operated
greatly against a full house on Mon
day night when "Paid In Full"
appeared here at the Opera House.
This play has had a successful run
since it* first appear mce in New
YoJk. "The p'ot is an attractive
one aud will appeal to both men
and women wbo think about lif-\
It ranks among '.he high-class plays
which have been staged here this
and other seasons. In the presen
tation of it there was not a weak
character and th- audience was
delighted with the company. It is
to be regretted that people who
have so many opportunities of sec
ing good playj, stay at home when
they ate presented h«- re No town
in the £>tate has had better attrac
tions this season, and jet many in
town aud adjacent places have neg
lected to etijov them. Manager J
Meadows has been cartful to select j
the best in the theatrical line.
Whereas God in His infinite
wisdom has seen fit to remove by
death our beloved .-ister. Margaret
J. Robertson, widow of Benjamin
F. Robertsou, who was boyj in
j May 1835, united with the Church
at Smithwick Creek, Martin Coun
ty, and died Uct. 24th, 1911.
Resolved rst. That while we
! are greived over our lc*ss we bt lieve
in her eternal K#iu al 'd bow in
humble submission to Hiiu who
doeth all things well.
2nd. That the family has lost a
loving mother, the community &
good neighbor and the Church a
3rd. Ti:at v.e extend to the be
ireaveil family our heart felts'* mpa-
Ithy in this great trial add point
j them to that Ore whom she trusted
4th. That a copy of these re
solutions be placed upon our
Church record, a copy sent to The
Gospel Messenger, Zion's land
mark and to The ENTERPRISE for
publication a id a copy sent to the
Done by order of the Church at
Smithwick Creek, Saturday before
the fourth Sunday iu November
1911, for the Church.
John J. Manniug,
George S. Lilley,
Whist"?* *or the Deaf.
Every deaf f-crson should carry a
wblstie If Hie family make It an
Invariable ru!« for some one to ap
pear In answer to ibe whiatlb the one
afflicted with deafness will be pleased
With the result It will prevent, use
less calling and uave many step*.
It has been t: *• -d and found most sat-
A CL ASSIC NOTE.
j "Archimedes," read the pupJl, "leap
ed from his bath. shouting; Eureka!
'One moment, .lames," tbe teacher
sayß. "What Is tbe meaning of 'En
" 'Eureka' meana *1 havo found It.'
"Very -well What has Arhlmedes
Jaines be»I»; !es a rocmeut, then
venture-* hqpti iHy:
"Tbe 'tiz.j), zuuai."—Christian lutein
Will exchange Pulpits
Rev. M. li. Bethea will preach in
the Episcopal Church at Kinston on
: Sunday and the Rev. John H.
Griffith, of Kinston, will preach
here. Mr. Grituch has held service
before sud many will lemetn
: him with pleatare. He has
Ul tiitf no. t. iii. SIfIHOU
for thirteen and .8 Dean of
! the Convocation of New Bern,
r The refm v ofthc par>ft wi!l lie
r ♦ .
» ir expressing their appreciation of
; Air. Griffith's visit ami evtiyoody
is cordially invited to attend.
On January 3rd, 1912, at the '
home of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. '
Neflrell, Miss Elena Clyde Tripp £
became the bride of Mr. L. R. 1
Whichard, of Whichatds The J
parlor was tastily decorateil with 1
evergreens, and iimidst the soft '
glow of candle-light, the happy
young couple entered the parlor to v
the strains of Mendelsohnn's wed *
din* march beautifully rendered by ■
Mr». S. A. Newell. The solemn P
vows were impressively pronounced *
by Rev. Rufus Bradley, pastor of
the Methodist Church. 1
The bride wore a handsome g-av J
c *at suit of mauuhU cloih with *
glomes to match and black picture I
hat. The bride und groom with i
best man, Mr, R. O. Cough ton, of
Wbichards, mother of the bride
and little Miss KLatbcrire lripp,
sistir of the biide, left in unto for f
the Atlantic Coast Line depot,
where they took the 5 o'clock train ]
for the horns of the groom in
Which mis. J
The bride is the daughter of Mrs.
B. K. Tripn and has for the past
year served as operator in the tele 1
phone officeut where 1
she m-ide herself vei'v popular. 1
The groom is a well-known and
prosperous lurtner and met chant ef i
Pitt County. i
A Hdio IR a Uetihcuse
For years J. S. Donahue, S3. Haven
Mtycb., a civil war captain, as a
light house keeper, averted awful
wrecks, but a queer fart is he
might have been a wreck, lrmself, 1
rf-triecjric BttleJ* had not- prevent- |
ed. ''They cured me of kidney!
trouble ana chills," he writes,
"after I bad taken other so called
cures lor years, without bent fit!
and thev also imbtoyed my siht.
Now, at seventy, 1 am feeling fine
For dyspepsia, indigestion, all
stoaeti, liver and kidney troubles, |
they're without equal. Try them.
Only 50 cts. at Saunders v Fow
The annuul installation of the
officers of Skewarkey Lodge, No.
90, took place on Tuesday evening,
January 2ud. This is always an
interesting occasion to the Order
here and out-of-town members trv
to be present. Mr. S. S Brown
was re-elected Master and installed
with the other officers.
After the ceremony was over and
the Lodge closed, the members re
paired to tbe Atlantic Hotel where
Proprietor Keith served an elebor
ate mepu. This was highly enjoy
ed by a'i present. Thursday and
Friday nights tho R. A. M. Lodge
had suppers served the entire week j
was given to banqueting by
Foist Kidney Pills
always give satisfaction because
tbey always do the work. J. T,
Shelnut, Bremen, Ga., says: "I
have used Foley Kidney Pills with
great satisfaction and found more
relief from their use than from any
other kiuncy medicine, and I've
tried almost all kinds. I can
cheerfully recommend them to all
auiitieio tor k.uney and biudder
trouble." Saunders A Fowden.
A Card of Thanks
As I have decided to locate in
Greenville where I shill continue
: in the uiercbautile business. I
desire to pnt! ; cly express my appre
i ciation to the people of Williams
, ion auu ..«TJUJ county loi - tne
many kindnesses shown me and.the
patronage they accorded me during
rmy i v'ssdeuce auong tbeai. Tsßall
wt: i-'i"- '. A .ft: -
if they shot.ld come to Greenville I
will be giad to meet them again..
A. K. HATEM.
Coroho Chapter, No. 12, Rovaly
Arch Masons, was reorganized aud |
from Hamilton to William
ston "on January 4th, 1912. At
the first meeting of the newly or
ganized Chapter at hall of Skew
arkey Lodge, the for.r degrees were
confrrred on the following: A. D.
Mizell, F. F Fagan, J. L. Rodger-
S R Bigg 1 -, Dr. J. S. Rhodes,
C 1) Carstarphen, J. P. cSimpson, 1
A. R. Dunning, F. IT. Barnes, J.
G. Staton, A. S. Coffieldnnd C. H. i
J. C. Munds, Grand Secretary, 1
R. H Picket. Past High Priest and
J. R. Baer, all of Wilmington, as
sisted by R>-v, Morrison Burthen, =
Past High Piiest, put on the work;
in fine shape, at iht- catidi
dites s.i'd that they had 1 'Hfidi
Dr. Joseph H. Saundeis was in
stalled High Priest, Hon. J. A.
Whitley, of Whitley, King, and
Rev. Morrison lit the 3, was appoint
ed Secretary. The other offices
are to be filled at the next meeting
of the Chapter. There are other
Masons 111 town who bad already
taken the R A M. degrees aud
these with the newly chosed mem
bers will iorm a splendid body to
do tin.* *oik ot tbe Chapter, aud j
it«- reorganization has aroused much
interest iu this aucient Older.
FOR AGED PEOPLF.
Old Folks Should be Care
ful in Tlieir Selection
, of Regulative Medi
• We hi ve a s.iie, dependable, aud
'altogether Ideal remedy that is par
ticularly adapted to till' reqtiire-
I menis of aj.'td people and persons
of weak constitutions who suffer
from constipation or other bowel
disorders. We are so certain that
j it will relieve these complaints and
j give absolute satisfaction iu every
particular that we offer it with our
personal guarantee thatitsball cost
the use 1 nothing if it fails to sub
stantiate our claim®. This remedy
is called Kexall Orderlies.
Rexall Orderlies are eaten just
like caudy, are particularly prompt
and agreeable in action, may be
taken at anv time, day or night; do
not cause diari hoea, nausea, grip
ing, excessive looseness, or other
undesirable effects. They have a
very mild but positive action upon
the organs with which they come
in contact, apparently acting as a
regulative ionic upon the relaxed
muscular coat of the bowel, thus
over-coming weakness, and aiding
to restore the bowels tomorevigor
our and healthy activity. Three
sizes, 10c., 25c., and 50c. Sold
only at our store —The Rexall Store
The S. R Biggs Drug Co.
Sunday School Worker
Prof. K. L. Middleton, of Raleigh
Ccr. Secetary of the Sunday School
work of the North Carolina Baptist
Convention, will address the citizens
of Williamston at the Baptist church
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and
evening at 7:15 o'clock. You are
cordially invited to bear him, and
von will be benefited thereby.
Gen. J. Dowell,
Tbe Dinger of La 6riope
Is its fatal tendency to pneu
monia. To cure your la grippe
coughs take Foley's Honey and
Tar Compound. R. F,. Fishes,
Washington, Kas , says: "I was
with 0 c evetc Ptti'.cb ,c- la
grippe that threatened pneumonia,
A friend advised Foley's Honey
aud Ta* -Compound «nd l got relief
after takin? the first few doses. I
took three bottle and my la grippe
was cured." Get the genuine, in
the yellow package. Sauqders &
sr.oo a Year in Advance
Local Happenings and
People who are Coming
and Going, Here, There
and Yonder as Gathered
by our Regular Corres
M iss Liua James is vi^it rela
tives at Grindool.
Roherr Keel, of Hamlet is visit
ing his son here.
Elder M. T. Lawrence went to
Oak City Weduesday.
W. H. live ret t returned from
Carey Fleming!, r f Wilmington,
was here Saturday.
Miss Laura Salsburv, of Hassell,
was fiere Saturday.
Miss LuU O. Sauls returned from
J. Haywood Kverett has retura
from Danville, Va.
Miss Isabeile Morton spent the
week-end at Greenville
Charlie Spruill of Columbia, has
been visiting relatives here.
The many friends of C. James
are glad to seir him oat agrin.
Hermon Rawls tia*> liceepted a
position with A. S. RoUrsory& Co.
Messrs. Roy and Lester Rober
son left for the A. & M. College
Messrs. Jos. Bullock aid H. L.
Keel have succeeded in the city
Silas House and Clevc Taylor
have accepted a position with W.
A. Woberson & Co.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Roberson left
Tuesday tor Scotland Neck to make
their future home.
John Harrison heif had the
misfortune to loose a very nice
W. H. Everett Mid Miss
Might attended the horse race at
Scotland Neck Ttinrsday
J. H. Williams, of Fountain, has
succeeded D. C. Mooring as pro
prietor of Hotel Heulah.
Messrs. A. S. Kverett and VV.
II Holidav have accepted a position
with J. 11. Robersou & Co.
Mr. Frazelle, of Richland, who
accepted a postion w'th Smith &
Co., has re tumid to his home.
Mrs. Mary E. Crofton, who has
been visiting Mrs. G. A Crofton,
left Wednesday for Rocky Mount.
H. C. Norman left Monday for
Normans where he will be associat
ed with bis brother in the merc
A Young Man Dead
James Wynne, SOD of MJL and
Mrs. Byuuui Wynne, died on Jan
uary 2nd, 1912, after months of
suffering with tubercular trouble.
He was oulv twenty-two years old
and loved life with the ea'gerness of
the young. Out when he saw that
God would summon him home, he
icit in his breast that quiet resigna
tion which'comes to the servants of
the Master, who are always willing
to do that which seemeth best in
His sight. Only three months age
a brother preceded him to the spirit
land. Schoolmates and friends
who knew James remember him for
his kindly nature and pleasant malr
The funeral services were con
ducted on the afternoon of January
3rd, by Rev. G. J. Dowell, and the
tody was interred in the family
iu the 3aptii:l, Cemetery.
Friends and acquaintances sym
pathize with the bereaved family '
in their sorrow.