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VOL. XIV. NO. 33
Hugh B. York, M. D.
Microscopy, Electrotherapy, X-
Ray, Diagnosis, Specialties
Office on Smithwick St.. rear Blount Bra.
Office hoars, 8 to 10 a. m., 7 to 9 p. m.
Office 'phone 60 - Night 'phone 63
Wm. E. Warren - J. S. Rhode*
Drs. Warren Rhodes
Physicians and Surgeons
Office in Biggs Drug Store - 'Phone 29
Jos. H. Saunders, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Day phone 53 - Night phone 40
Williamston, N. C.
Dr. R. L. Savage
of Rocky Mount, will be at the
Atlantic Hotel fourth Wendnes
day in each month %o treat dis
eases of the EYE, EAR, NOSE
and THROAT and FIT GLASSES
A. R. Dunning
Dunning & Smith
Williamston, N. C.
Robersonville, N. C.
Bnrrous A. Critcher - Wheeler Martin
Wheeler Martin, Jr.
Martin & Critcher
Williamston North Carolina
S. J. Everett
Greenville, N. C. - Williamson, N. C.
Greenville Long Distance Phone 328
S. A. NEWELL
Attorney at Law
Attorney at Law
Williamston - North Carolina
John E. Pope
Life, Fire. Health, Accident, Live 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, Fancy Waists
Coat Suits and Skirts
4Club Rates for Men.
Clothes called for and
Agents for Rose fc Co.
Mrs. Marshall W. Cherry Dead
After suffering for several
years, Cornelia Askew, wife of
Marshall W. Cherry, died at her
home near Everetts on May 22nd.
1913. She was the daughter of
the late Amelic and Susan Askew
and was born in Martin County
on October Bth. 1872. For six
teen years she had been a faith
ful follower of Jesus Christ, hav
ing professed religion and joined
the Methodist Church at Vernon
under the ministry of Rev. A. J.
Parker. Kind and loving to her
family, she was a faithful mother
and wife and friends and neigh
bors knew her in kindly ministra
tions through the years God gave
her on earth. During all the
pain which seemed to be her
heritage, she was patient and
was willing to hear the summons,
and just before her death, asked
that the time be short for her to
answer the roll call in the heaven
Two children and her husband
are left to miss her from the
home, and one sister, Mrs. W. H.
Rogers, is bereft forevermore.
To each the sympathy of the
community goes out, but only the
Holy Comforter can give them
Friday afternoon, May the
23rd. the last sad rites of the
Church were said by Rev. J. T.
Standford, and the body was laid
to rest in the family cemetery.
"For all the saints, who from
their labors rest,
Who Thee t?y faith before the
t C. Suiith
Thy Name, 0 Jesus, be forever
"Thou wast their Rock, their
Fortress and their Might!
Thou, Lord, their Captain in the
Thou in the darkness drear, the
one true Light.
Friday night, a [congregational
meeting was held at the Episco
pal Church at which time reports
were read telling of the work
during the counciliar year. Col.
Lamb briefly told of the principal
things done at the Council among
which was a resolution to allow
the women to vote in all matters
concerning the parish, same to be
ratified at the next Council to be
held in May 1914 at Wilmington.
He stated that the attendance at
the Council was the best in quite
a number of years and that the
amount raised for all purposes
was largely in excess of the pre
vious year. Mrs. Staton reported
for the Sunday School, which has
made the best record in its his
tory. A. D. Mizell read the finan
cial report of the parish, showing
that the amount raised for all
purposes aggregated $1,500. The
Junior report was made by Miss
Pennie Biggs and that of the
Young Woman's Auxiliary by
Miss Annie Kate Thrower. Mrs.
F. U. Barnes read the financial
report of the Woman's Auxiliary
and Miss Hattie Thrower read
the report of Mrs. K. B. Craw
ford, delegate to the Council, who
was unable to be present On
motion of Mr. Mizell, the duplex
system of envelopes was adopted
for the coming year, these to be
used for parochial and Diocesan
Card of Thanks
We wish to express our warm
appreciation for the many acts of
kindness done by friends and
neighbors during the illness and
at the death of our wife and
M. W. Cherry and children.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.. FRIDAY, MAY 30, IQI3
That the expense of maintain
ing our National Government is
$1,000,000,000 a year, or $lO per
That the expense of your State
Government is about $4,000,000 a
year, or $1.76 per capita—only
about one-sixth of the per capita
expense of the National Govern
ment? That North Carolina, as
compared with the Nation, is not
so very extravagant?
That about half of our National
expense is for wars past and wars
anticipated—that is, for pensions
and the upkeep of the Army and
Navy? That the National Gov
ernment spends slls for war
(Army and Navy) to every dollar
it spends for public health? That
apparently as a nation we are 115
times more anxious to kill than
to save? That the entire annual
expenditure of the National Gov
ernment for saving life is about
one-fifth the cost of one battle
That one modern battleship
costs $12,000,000, and that, it
costs SBOO,OOO a year to maintain
it for the twenty years of its life?
That the Congressional Library—
the finest library in the world
was built for a little more than
half the price of a battleship, and
that it is maintained for about
three-fourths of the cost of the
maintenance of a battleship?
That for the price of one modern
battleship 50 manual training
schools could be built and equip
ped for teaching 75,000 young
people useful trades and arts?
That 2,800 churches, at a cost of
SIO,OOO each, could be built for
the cost of the construction and
maintenance of a battleship of
the North Dakota type? That
for eight years following the
Spanish War the expense for our
Army and Navy was S6O per
That it costs on the average of
$15,000 to kill a man in war,' and
in the Boer War that the cost was
$40,000 for every man killed?
That the'sanitary work carried
on in the Canal Zone has shown
that lives can be saved for $2.43
each? That if a live man is
worth more than a dead man, and
it costs $15,000 to kill a man and
$2.43 to save him, that we should
spend more on public health and
less on war?
WHT NOT GET ~
Every Article of Merit that is Sold
These Days is Guaranteed—No
Guarantee Often Means Poor
There is very little excuse for
any person to claim that he has
been "stung" on a purchase.
Fifty years ago the buyer had to
look out, but today it is unusual
to find a merchant who will not
return the money for any article
that has unsatisfactory.
An excellent example of this
kind of fair dealing i 3 chown by
the cleancut guarantee that
Saunders & Fowden give on Dod
son's Liver Tone.
These people tell us that any
person who pays 50c. for a bottle
of Dodson's Liver Tone and does
not find it a gentle and most plea
sant liver Tonic, harmless, but a
sure reliever of constipation and
a perfect substitute for calomel,
can get his money back just as
quick as Jthey can get it out of
the money drawer.
Dodson's Liver Tone has prac
tically taken the plaoe of calomel
It is absolutely harmless, sure in
its action and cause on restriction
of habit or diet. No wonder the
drug people are glad to guarantee
it, while other remedies that im
itate the claims of Dodson's Liver
Tone are not guarantee at all.
Do You Know-
Cyclone In Bertie County
A destructive cyclone swept
through the central part Of Bertie
county just before day Saturday
morning. The loss of life in
cludes three persons. Two per-
sons were injured and much
damage done. In the neighbor
hood of Ross' Baptist church the
home of Alexander Bunch, a
worthy colored man, was com
pletely demolished. He and his
wife and one grandchild were
killed. Two other grandchiidren
were severely injured and one of
them may die. The top of the
house was blown several miles.
Bunch and his family were
hurled two hundred yards and
dashed against trees.
A roll of wire used for fencing
wan blown a mile. Spokes were
wrung out of cart and buggy
wheels. Articles of clothing
were blown several miles. His
horse was injured and most of
A part of the house of Isham
West, another colored man, was
blown away, leaving him and his
wife in another part.
The width of the storm was
about two hundred feet. The
storm followed the track of the
great storm that wrecked the
Steamer Olive in Chowan river a
number of years ago.
The burial of the Bunch family
was attended by nearly two
thousand people, who gathered
there Sunday to witness the havoc
wrought by the storm.
The Club was entertained at
the home of Miss Anna Pope on
Tuesday, May 20th. The hours
were plesantly spent and the
hostess was happy in her arrange
ment for the enjoyment of those
present. Refreshments were
served attractively in the dining
room, which was prettily decorat
ed for the occasion. The next
meeting will be held on June 3rd.
Under and by virtue of h power of sale
contained In a certain deed of trust ex
ecuted to me by Robersonville Tar River
Hosiery Mills Inc., bearing date July 17,
1912, to secure the payment of a certain
bond bearing even date therewith, and
recorded in the office of the Register of
deeds for Martin County in Rook XXX,
at page 430, on July 30, 1912, and the
stipulations contained in said deed of
trust not having been complied, with I
shall, on Monday June 30, 1913, at two
o'clock, p. m., at the Hoisery Mill in the
town of Robersonville, N. C., Martin
County, offer for sale to the highest bid
der, for cash, the following described
real and personal property, to-wit:
I, Real estate, Beginning iu the cen
ter of Academy Street in the town of
Robersonville, N. C.. Martin Countv, at
Mrs. Ula Uverett's corner, anjJ running
thence with the center of said street a
westerly course to B. R. Jenkin's line;
thence a southerly course with said Jea
kin's line to the center of the A. C. L.
railroad track thence an easter course
with the center of said railroad track to
Joseph Bullock's corner; theuce with said
Bullock, G. P. and G. A. Roberson and
Mr*. Lela Everett's line to the beginning
and being all lands owned by Roberson
ville Tar River Hosiery Mills Inc. situate
on the South said of said Academy Street
in the town of Robersonville, extending
to said Jenkin's line, and including all
buildings Of said lands.
3i Personal property, Being all and
singular of the personal goods in and
around the Mill Plant of the Roberson
ville Tar River Hosiery Mills Inc., of
Robersonville, N. C., including all un
finished and finished materials of every
kind and nature, in naid building also all
loopers binders, kniting machines, all
furniture and fixtures, one steam boiler,
one steam engine, sixtv horse power one
dying outfit, beltings, hosiery, coal and
brick, and being all and singular of the
material and other things of value used
by ths said Hosiery Mills in the opera
tion of its M>Us.
The above property will be sold in parts
and then collective the higest total price
will be accepted.
This May 18, 1913.
John T. Ross, Trustee,
J. C. Smsth, Atty.
B. F. Ward is in Greenville this
Mr. Pepper, of Weldon, spent
Sunday and Sunday night here.
L. L. Ward and family were in
C. A. Tarinham, of Richmond,
was here Sunday.
Earnest Carson, of Leens, was
Mr. and Mrs* Alfred Ward, of
Robky Mount, spent a few hours
Mrs. N. 0. VanNortwick and
mother spent Monday in Bethel.
Mrs. J. L. Speight spent Tues
day in Bethel with her mother.
Miss Lula VanNortwick came
home from Rocky Mount Monday
to spend her vacation.
Mrs. B. F. Ward has returned
after spending a few days with
her daugeW, Mrs. W. H. Brown.
Mrs. J. W. Riddick, of Nor
folk, came home Wednesday to
spend some time with relatives.
W. W. Harper is now on the
The new market here will soon
Claude Green from Roberson
ville was here Saturday.
Miss Bertha Ward is clerking
for J. C. James.
Thomas Whitley was in town
The Law Again
There seems to be some ap
prehension in the minds of some
people for fear the search and
seizure law will be misunderstood
here. It has been interpreted to
mean that a warrant for the
searching of any place, must be
secured upon the affidavit of two
persons—that even an officer
must have such affidavits before
taking action. The simple read
ing of Section 3 as printed below
Will show that the law is plain
even to the wayfaring man. It
gives authority to "any officer
charged with the execution of.
the law" the right to secure a
warrant and search any suspected
person's place. For information,
said section appears in part be
Section 3. Upon the filing of
complaint under oath by a reputa
ble citizen, or information by
officer charged with the execu
tion of the law, before a justice
of peace, recorder, mayor or other
officer authorized by law to issue
warrant charging that any person
firm, corporation or association,
or company by whatever name
called, has in his, their, or its
possession, at a place or places
specified more than one gallon of
spiritous liquors or more than
five gallons of malt liquors for
the purpose of sale, a warrant
shall be issued commanding the
officer to whom it is directed to
search the place or places de
scrided in such complaint or in
formation and if more than one
gallon of spiritous or vinous
liquors or more than five gallons
of malt liquors be found in any
puch place or places, to seize and
take into his custody all such in
toxicating liqurs described in said
complaint or information.
Sermon to Mason
Rev. J. W. Patton, assistant
Grand Lecturer, will preach a
special Masonic sermon at the
Methodist Church on next Sun
day morning at 11 o'clock. Every
body is invited, especially the
ladies. As Mr. Patton has filled
many pulpits in the State, it is
hoped that he will have a large
congregation to hear him in
SI.OO a Year in Advance
Oak City Item*
The Ladies Aid Society of the
Baptist Church will sell a quilt
Tuesday night, June 3rd. at 10
cents a draw. Refreshments
will also be sold. We hope to
have a large crowd from all quar
ters. It is for the purpose of
raising funds to beautify the
grounds around the church.
Miss Gussie Harrell, of Tar
boro, spent the week-end with
Misses Pearl and Jeffie House.
Wilmer Worseley spent Sunday
night in Greenville.
Miss Jefferson House is spend
ing this week in Tarboro.
A. R. House left Tuesday for
The Misses Lou Council and
Myrtle Long- spent Saturday and
Sunday as the guests of Mrs.
Frank Haislip, of Hamilton.
B. M. Worseley spent Sunday
at Stokes as the guest of Miss
Mrs. Bellamy and family spent
the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
B. F. Casper.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Johnson
spent Sunday here.
P. D. Crisp, of Flat Swamp,
spent Sunday with his son Jesse
Crisp and wife.
Miss Cora Long spent the week
end with the Misses House.
Miss Helen Council, of Hamil
ton, is spending the week with
Miss Marjorie Barrett.
P. D. Davenport leaves Tues
day for Roper.
Miss Myrtle Long left Tuesday
for Scotland Neck.
Despite the long spell of dry
weather which retarded the set
ting of tobacco plants, the crop
is looking well in this section.
Since the rains have fallen, the
plants have been reset, and pros
pects are good for the market
this fall. If weather conditions
continue favorable, which re
mains to be seen, the output here
of the weed will be large, though
some farmers have planted other
But rightjhere, as we have done
from time to time, we urge the
producers of tobacco to cultivate,
cure and grade carefully. There
is much dissatisfaction caused
from imperfect handling in the
different phases Jof the crop.
Some men always get good money
for their crop, because they never
neglect same. Don't rush to
market in a slip-shod way.
Mrs. Emma Stallings Dead
After months of suffering,
death came to Mrs. Emma Stall
ings at her home in Jamesville,
Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock.
She was the wife of thr- late
William L. Stallings ant lis surviv
ed by two sons, Herbert and Alton
The funeral services were con«
ducted Thursday afternoon by
Elder Sylvester Hassell, and the
interment was in the family
cemetery. A full sketch of her
life will appear later.
Another great comfort is the
fact that the hobble shirts are
beginning to bag at the knees.
A girl's nether extremities
never get cold in winter ,as long
as she has a fur collar around her
During the fiast year of married
life he swears by his wife, but
after that he is more likely to
swear at her.