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Hugh B. York, M. D.
Microscopy, Electrotbeiapy, X-Ray
Office over Farmers & Merchant* Bank
Office hours, 8 to 10 a. m., 7 to 9 p. m.
Office 'phone 60 - Night 'phone 63
Wm. 8, Warren - J. S. Rhodes
Drs. Warren & Rhodes
Physicians and Surgeons
Office in Biggs Drug Store - 'Phone 39
Jos. H. Saunders, M. ft.
Physician and Surgeon
Day 'Phone 53 - Night 'Plione 40
Williams)oll, N. C.
Dr. R. L. Savage
of Rocky Mount, will be at tkfc At
lantic Hotel fourth Wednesday in
each month to treat diseases of Jlhe
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat and
A. R. Dunning - * C. Smith
Dunning & Smith
Williamstou • North Carolina
Robersonville, North Carolina
Burrous A. Critcher - Wheeler Martin
Wheeler Martin, Jr.
Martin & Critcher
Williamston • Nprth Carolina
S. J. Everett
Greenville, N. C. - Williamston, N. C.
Greenville Long Distance Phone 328
S. A. NEWELL
Attorney at Law
Williamston • North Carolina
Attorney at Law
Williamston • North Carolina
John E. Pope
Life, Fiie. Health, Accident, 1,1. Stock
Real Estate - Brokerage
Williamston • North Carolina
Office on Main Street
. . Glub . .
o. C. Price, Manager
Phone No. 58
Pressing, Dyeing and
Very careful attention
given to Ladies' Kid
Gloves, Faacy "JVsts
Coat Suits and Skirts
Club Rates for Men.
• Clothes called for and
Agents for Rose & Co.
Merwhant-Tai!. , 7 '
*» . M
ON SOUND DEMOCRACY
He Spoke Interestingly of tbe Record of Senator Sim
mons and Reviewed his Votes as Found in
the Congressional Records—A Strong
Plea for Ihe State Ticket-
Was Loudly Cheered
EXPLAINS THE BAXTES SHEMWELL CASE
Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
Gov. W. W. Kitcbin made his first
appecr.—cc *".rre siece the Senator
ial campaign began. Tbe crowd
in the City Hall was not large, but
was very enthusiastic. Tbe pupils
of the Graded School were given a
1 alf holiday as a mark of respect to
tbe Cbtet Executive of the State
and many of them heard the speech
to its close.
Gcv. Kitchin was presented to
the audience by Mr. J. L. Hassell,
who named him as the next senator
from North Carolina. The Gover
nor was greeted with hearty ap
plause when be came forward and
began his address, every sentence
of which was ibteresting. With
manner and words free from any
touch of personalities, be discussed
the record of Senator Simmons,
who for the last four years has by
bis votes placed himself in line with
the Republican party. From the
Congressoinal Records and from
printed speeches of Senator Sim
mons, he clinched tbe truth of his
assertion that the senior Senator
bad in thirteen different iustances
forsaken tbe principle* of the
Democratic party as laid down in
tbe party platform, aud voted
against tbe progressive legislation
for wbicb the Democrats stand
pledged. He asserted bis belief
that Senator Simmers was conscien
tious, but that he was not in har
mony with his party; that Bryan
and the most it fluent ial Democratic
newspapers in every part of the
country recognized Simmons as, a
reactionary, and, therefore, not in
line with tbe principles of Demo
cracy as enunicated at Baltimore
and which made Woodrow Wilson
the nominee of tbe party. He ex
pressed bis willingness to meet
Simmons in debate, and pledged
himself to withdraw from the cam
paign if be could not make his as-
I serious true.
He told of tbe wonderful progress
ox tne ataie during tbe four yean
of his office as governor. Touch
ing on his own acts since in office,
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.. FRIDAY, OCTOBER u, 1912
he explained and compared the
pardoning power which be had ex
ercised, with that of the last two
governors, Glenn and the lamented
Aycock, especially dwelling on tbe
Sbemwell affair. In speakfhg of
bis services ts Congressman from
tbe Fifth District, he declared that
be secured more public buildings
and rural routes than any man In
the North Carolina delegation not
even excepting the Hon. John H.
Small, tbe useful representative
from the First DisUict, whose
labors in behalf of his people have
made for him a national reputation.
That in the fight led by the Repub
lican member of the House, Mr.
Crnmpacker, who sought to hum
iliate the South by reducing its re
presentation on account of those
states which had disfranchised the
negro, he led the fight against tbe
bill and defended tbe South against
ber enemies, Crumpacker and Hey
He spoke for over two hours and
before dosing made a strong appeal
for Locke Craig and the entire
Democratic County, State and
National tickets. Of bis own cam
paign, he relteratsd bis claim that
he would be elected to succeed
Senator Simmons in the United
States Senate. It was a splendid
address, one of the best ever deliv
ered here by any man in political
life, and free from any of that tinge
of bitterness and personal attack
which some of tbe newspapers and
critics ot the Governor, have claim
ed be has put into his speeches.
There were among bis bearers,
GOV. W. W. KITCHIN'
those who oppose his candidacy and
while there was no change in their
minds, they pronounced the speech
[ad interesting one. The Governor
was in splendid form and strength
ened the belief of his friends in his
Governor Kitcbin left on the five
o'clock train for Goldsboro. While
in town, be was the guest of the
reception committee, Messrs. W.
C. Manning, J. L. HasselL, C. H.
Godwin and A. R. Dunning,>t the
Mr. Albion Dunn, Representing Kite ta
in makes it too warm for Con
gressman Thomas, Sim
BURGAW, N. C., Oct. 7. Ex-
Congressman Thomas representing
Senator Simmons and Mr. Albion
Duns representing Gov. Kitcbin
engsgtd in joint debate here today.
Dunn opened in a speech of one
hour. Thomas replied for one
hour. Both speakers had fifteen
minutes rejoinder. Dunn went
fully into the record of Senator
Simmons in 1908, 1909, 1910 and
1911, showing bow the votes of
Simmons upon lumber, coal, iron
and reciprocity were absolutely con
trary to Democratic principles. He
made Congressman Thomas admit
that his vote on reciprocity aud the
ship subsidy steel were contrary to
Simmons' vote on these questions.
In the cours: of bis remarks he
laid down tbe proposition that if
North Carolina is comraitteed to
protection Kitchiu will be defeated,
that if the state, on the contrary is
to remain in the Democratic faith
and hold to Democratic principles,
then Simmons ought to be defeated.
He further showed, to tbe satisfac
tion of good Democrats, that Gov
ernor Kitcbtn has made a faithful
public servant and is needed in tbe
United States Senate to uphold and
carry out the program of President
Thomas, in an hour's it joinder,
ridiculed the charges and dodged
issues absolutely failing to explain
the conduct and vote of Senator
Simmons in upholding tbe hands
of Senator Aldrich in bis trust
On Dunn's rejoinder, be showed
that Thomas had refused to meet
the issue and proved in the face of
the record SeDator* Simeons bore
Congressman Thomas would never
be able to explain Simmons' vote
on these questions.
Thomas in reply still failed to
meet the charges against Simmons'
record, referring to the youth of
his opponent, and bis cwn vast
superiority as a debater This was
amusing to the supporters of Gov
ernor Kitchln when they knew that
Thomas had refused to speak un
less Dunn opened and he was al
lowed an hour in rejoinder and ac
cording to those present the youth
was there with the goods aud
Thomas has yet failed to answer.
After the debate there were many
favorable comments upon the argu
ment produced by Kitcbin's repre
sentative and it is currently repott
ed that many Simmons' 'advocates
left the court house Kitcbin con
Rev. J. J. Taylor assisted by D.
W. Milam, is holding a series of
meetings in the Christian Cburch.
They have just closed a meeting
in Roberaonville which lasted one
month, and there were about fifty
accessions. Mr. Taylor is a strong
speaker, plain and convincing,
holding the earnest attention of his
hearers to the close of the services.
The singing led by Prof. Milam is
attractive and every singer in the
town is invited to join the choir
These meetings will continue
through Snuday and for several
nights next week- Everybody is
invited to attend.
Mrs. Peter Holan, 11501 Buck
eye Rd, Cleveland, 0., says: "Yes
Indeed I can recommend Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound. My
little boy bad a bad case of whoop
log cough, some time he was blue
in the tace. I gave him Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound, and it
had a remarkable effect and cured
him in a short time." Contains no
harmful drugs. Saunders & Fow
How many of you know that
since the Boy Scoot movement
started two years ago, there are
400 000 kind deeds extra done each
day? One hundred and forty mil
lion kiod deeds a year extra!
Boy Scouts tie a knot in their
neckties in the morning when they
start out for the day, and they are
in honor bound cot to untie it until
they have done some one a good
A Boy Scout's honor is a pretty
serkus tbitg and can very well be
depended upon. Their motto is
"Be prepared," and byway of liv
ing up to it vast numbers of boys
are in training for efficiency, which
| will raise the standards of boyhood
everywhere and vastly increase the
aimy cf self-reliant, responsible
A boy cannot live up to the very
high "scout" standards unless he
is healthy and well, therefore he
must systematically take care of
himself. He must play and sleep
and work aud eat well.
The Scout commandments are:
Thy honor shall be kv.pt sacred,
and thy loyally to parents and
Be ever ready to save life.
Always be a friend to animals.
Never under any circumstances
take money for doing a kindness or
a brave deed.
Be thrifty and despise tbe pleas
ures of the street corner.
Carry your back straight and
your bead bravely in order to grow
muscular and self-reliant.
Refrain from cigaret smoking.
Try to be cbetrful and good
natured under all circumstances and
Musi Make Statement
By an act of Congress, statements
-mnst be made certifying to the
ownership, etc., of every newspaper
it) the United States. These state
ments are called for on the first of
April and October of each year.
The copies of statements are given
to the local prstmaster, who retains
one and forwards one to the Third
Postmaster General. The state
ments are required to be published
in the columns of the paper making
said statement. That of THE EN
Statement Of The Ownership,
Management, Circulation, etc , of
THE ENTERPRISE, published week
ly at Willlamston, N. C., required
by Act of August 24th. 1912.
Editor, W. C. Manning, Will
lamston, N C.
Managing Editor, W. C. Manning,
Business Managers, W. C. Man
ning and F. M. Shute.
Publisher, W. C. Manning.
Owner, W. C. Manning.
W. C. Manning.
Sworn to and subscribed before
me this 30th. day of September,
C. H. Godwin,
My commission expires Dec. 23rd.
In Honor Staton
A number/of friends were invit
ed to the home of Mr*. P. U. Ba;-
nes on Wednesday afternoon in
honor of the birthday of Mrs. James
G. Staton. The guests knew of
the nature of the affair, but it was
not disclosed to her who was to
receive especial honors. This made
the occasion an unusually pleasant
one to all. Tables were arranged
for cards, and handsome score cards
distributed to each. Mrs. Statoii
was the recipient of many gifts
which together with the graciou»-
ness of the hostess, were highly ap
SI.OO a Year in Advance
A Sad Death
Died in Baltimore Md., at the
Wtstminester Hotel some time In
the night October 3rd. 191 2, John
Clayton Rolwrtson son of John A,
and Julia Robertson. He was born
iu Pitt County Sept. the 6th. iB6O,
and was reared and educated near
Robersonville, N. C.
He took a course in book keeping
and penmanship and prepared him
self for business life, and taught
book keeping and penmanship for
some liuir before engaging in busi
ng. Then he engaged in a mer
cantile buMness with Elder G. D.
Roberson for about eight years.
He then organized a bank of his
own, which he successfully ran for
two or three year?. He then or
ganize! the bank of Robersonville,
and was president of said bank at
the time of his death; had been in
business with his brother J. L. Rob
ertson for nbout two years, in which
they were prospering and succeed
He had gone to Baltimore to bay
goods expecting to return by Nor
folk to meet his wife, and be at the
Kehukce Association there. There
we received the sad news of his
death, which we think was due to
apolexy or heart failure, as he was
found on the bed partly dressed.
He was married to Mary Aliiene
Roberson, daughter of Rider G. D.
Roberson, May 13th. 1891, which
happy union lasted until his death.
He leaves her a sad and lonely
widow together with three lovely
and sorrowful daughters, having
lost a little boy some years ago.
He joined the Primitive Baptist
Church at Plat Swamp and was
baptized by Elder G. D. Roberson
on the first Sunday in November
Wheu the Church was constitut
ed at Robersonville he was in its
constitution, and wai chosen clerk
and treasurer which offices he filled
faithfully until the time of his
death; be san£ wtll and delighted
in the worship of God, and loved
to serve his brethren and friends in
any way he could.
A feeling of deep gloom and sad
ness i - . thrown over our community
at his sudden and tragic death; bis
bereaved family have our deep and
heartfelt sympathy in their sad be
Besides hii wife otid children he
leaves an afflicted mother, three
brothers and two sisters. We be
lieve our sad loss is his eternal gain,
and though we are in gloom and
sadness it is not without hope of
his blessed immortality. We be
lieve we can bay ' Wtll uuue iliuu
good and faithful servant," and
his Heavenly Father will Did him
"enter into the joys of his Lord."
A la/ge concourse of friends
gathered at his burial here, and
after services at the church and at
the grave, wc laid all that was
mortal of bim to rest in the ceme
tery here. Peace to thy ashes my
A flection ately r
M. T. Lawrenence.
The County Teachers' Associa
tion for white teachers will have its
first meetiug for this year in Will
iamston on SaturJay, the 19th.
inst., at 1:15 p. m., at the Graded
All teaciiers in the PuDlic Schools
of the county are expected to be
R. J. Peel, Supr.
Mr. Jas. V. Churchill, 90 Wall l
St., Auburn, N. Y., has been
bothered with serious kidney and
bladder trouble ever since he left
the army, and says: "I decided to
try Foley Kidney Pills as they had
CUrcw bo Uiauy pvopw. wuU a auoU
found they were just the thing.
in a healthy condition. I. gladly
recommend them. Saunders fr