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Vi'l nv> 20. NuraberS
Red Cross Meeting
The A ual Martin County Chap- !
ter eels on Nov. 20fh, 1918
■ * •
~A» ' ■ Graded School Auditot
tum i /illiamston, th« Annual
nv>e'i: uf the County
Chap of the Anit*»\oan Red
Cross is held on N.»v. 20th at
2:30 p it). Alter pr*-er and a
muse pro.it'* in full reports
fort': . u ar were yiven as fol
Ri l: r. 'on Influenza Work
Over 00 spent for supplies.
Four i ichine* were sent each
day ii different parts of the
Count\ vith soup, chicken, milk
custa —lemons, sugar,- ice and
presci dstimulants forthe sick.
Many >nations of milk, and
food a i much money was given
to the duenza cause by people
in the ountjK The Red Cross
wishes o thank publicly each
indivii ul for any act of service
at that ime.
Thei '.ol lowed the election of
officen or the following year.
. Chat :ian, Mrs. C. H. Godwin,
l liiirman, Mrs. Warren
Bigg*, Mrs. John Man
- ning, >aiiufer„Mr. Roy Griffin,
Sup isor.of Surgical Dress
ing. M i. B S/ Oeurtney, Super
visor c Hospital supplies, Mrs.
L. B. larrison. Supervisor of
Misce'. .leous supplies and knit
ting, s; J G. Staton and Mrs.
F. W. oyt.
Chief * erk, Mrs. Clayton Moore
Purchi .ig and Shipping Agent,
Mr. O' «r Anderson.
Chai -tan of Home Service De
partmt \. Mrs. Carrie Biggs
WilliaL . Chairman of Nursing
Depart .ent, Mrs. J. W. An
drews, nairman of Conservation
Depar l .ent, Mr. Mert Stubbs,
Chairn n of Membership Com
mittee vtiss Deborah Fleming.
Chairn i of Finance Conunitee
Mrs. L B. Harrison. Chairman
of Pi hclty Commitee, Miss
Rep. tof Secretary, Mrs. John
Biggs, ov. 20th, 1918.
Will; iston, 427 (white). 45
(Col.) rdens, 2 (Col ) Everetts,
29 (Cc Hamilton, 93 (white),
- 10 (CO* Jamesville, 34 (white),
19 (C' t Oak City, 50- Pal
myr; y Parmele, 1
Tota number members of
A ) ancial report of the
Martir ounty Chapter, A. R. C.
forthi .ear ending Nov. 18th,
Casl >n hand Nov. lßt, 1918,
$ 168.1: Funds received from
membi t-hip dues and Magazine
, sub. 7.75. Miscellaneous Do
nation r2565.88. Total *3141. 78.
For -lief supplies, J#1320.44.
Miscei ueous expenditures from
the gt ral fund, $1159.25. For
s rvice work, >427.37. To
tal ex nditures for the year,
The ceipts less the expendi
tures i ves a balance on hand
now o '234.72 T. R. Getsinger,
Mrs 3 S. Courtney, Supervi
sor |ot Surgical Dressing Nov.
18th, 1 >8:
, ArV made and sent to
>1 Head* arters, Nov. sth. 1917.
100 \ auze strips. 1 pkg gauze
Strips 1 pkg gauze squares, 35
i % pkg 1 Jze laparotomy pads. 5
! pkg g 'Ze compress. 5 pkg gauze
spong 12 pkg gauze rolls, 2 pkg
four-t led bandage head. 2 pkg
abdon -ai bandage, 5 pkg Trian
. No. £ Articles made and sent
to He. . luarters, 1918.
I,lc Dandages (T. bandages,
trianj ar, four-tailed & many
tailed 1,193 gauze compresses,
4.800 luze wipes, 1,000 conta
gious isease face mask, 2,010
absori .it pads 12 x 24, 35 pro
Linen hower for France:
210 >ath towels, 180 hand
towel 166 handkerchiefs, 48
napki , 122 sheets.
Mrt L. B- Harrison, Supervi- j
sor of lospital Garments & Sup-
Convention of North Carolina And
Virginia Peanut Grower!
West Raleigh N. C., I
Nov. 26th 19.8:
Dear Sir:— * |
A meeting of the Peanut Grow - j
ers of North Carolina and Vir-i
ginia has been amu ged to be J
held at Suffolk, Virginia, on Sat-!
urday. November 30ib. at the!
Court House, .nornim/session at 1
10 a. m. and aft ri >.ou session I
at 2 p. m. Several important
speakers will appi-if upon the
program to show ti»is vear's cost
of production of peanuts and to
give a report from different see
tions of crop conditions and prices
received. Growers will consider
what would be a fair price for
all the interests concerned as
based upon this year's c st of
production. Every community in
North Carolina and Virginia
should be represented bv one or
more peanut growers in order
that this conference may have
[the united wisdom and support
Wm. R Camp,
Ciiief Division of Markets
[Field Agent in Marketing
A Week of Prayer
A week of prayer will begin
Sunday at the Episcopal Church
during the week there will be
services twice daily, '0:30 a m.
and 4 p. m. The Church will be
open all day during the week for
the benefit of those who cannot
attend either of the services and
may wish to offer private peti
tions in the church at another
hour. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to the public to join in
the observance of the week.
Rural Carrier Examination
The United States Civil Ser
vice Commission has announced
an examination for the County
of Martin. N. C. to be held at
Eden ton on Dec. > 4th 1918, to
fill the position of rural carrier
at Williamßton and James
ville and vacancies that
may later occur on rural routes
from other post offices in the
above-mentioned county. The ex
amination will be opened only to
male citizens who are actually
domiciled in the territory of a
post office in the county and who
meet the other requirements set
forth in Form No. 1977, This
form and application blanks mav
be obtained from the offices men
tioned above or from the United
•States Civil Service Commission
at Washington, D. C. Applica
tions should be forwarded to the
Commission at Washington at
the earliest practicable date.
plies, Nov. 18th, 1918. *
Sent to Headquarters:
Feb. 21iid '9lB, 12 bed shirts
May 27th 1918, 16 pr. pajamas
April 4th 1918, 16 pr. pajamas
Mar. 29th 1018, i box for Bel
Oct 3rd 1918, 8 boxes for Bel
Mrs. Clayton Moore,
' Report of Supervisors of knit
ting, Nov. 20th 1918.
Articles given to Martin Coun
110 sweaters, 12 mufflers, 35
pair sockv, 11 pair wristlets, 8
helmets, 179 knitted articles.
50 sweaters, 50 mufflers, 17 pr.
socks. 20 pr. wristlets, 137 knit
Shipped and given to Martin
County men since Chapter was
160 sweaters, 62 mufflers, 52
pr. socks, 31 gr. wristlets, 8 hel
mets, 313 knitted articles.
On hand at Red Cross rooms
6 sweaters (old directions), >5
sweaters (new directions) f 3 pr.
socks, 3 mufflers, i pr, wristlets,
Mrs. James Grist Staton,
Mrs. F. W. Hoyt,
Williamßton, Martin County, N. C. November, 29, 1018
SHE IF JOB
Hon. Champ Clark at Oraded
School Auditorum Thur*day Night
Hon. Champ Clark, of Mis
siouri, Speaker oi the House of
Congress, lectured at the Graded
School au'ditjrium on Thursday
night on Picturesque Public Men
which was very interesting Mr.
Clark having been in congress
for the last generation gaining a
.personal knowledge of such great
I men as Tom Reed, J. G. Blaine.
Chas. F. crisp, Sam J. Randall,
Jno. T. Carlisle, Wm, F. Vilas,
and all thecongressional lights of
this age. His tribute to Claude
Kitchin was splendid Mr. Clark
is decidedly the biggest man who
has ever visited Williamston and
he has left impressions to bear
upon the minds of our citizens
for some time to come.
Dead, our dear one dead!
Why should our eyes grow dim?
Choke back the tears, we will
Be proud and glad.
No black upon our service flag
Our country called
We gave all we had.
Now that this brave young spirit
paid the prhe,, ®
Now that he has made the last
In Gods' celestial legions now
Change we the azure star to
gleaming gold. T
So may his spirit shining thru
Over our land of freedom far
Enkindle in all hearts an equal
For love and truth, for which he
fought and died,
He left his home in perfect health
He looked so young
We little thought how soon he'd be
Hfkin a soldiers grave.
Out Beneath the Lillies of France
he is lying
The silent stars in love look
down and see
What a glory was his in dying
For Liberty, Country and God.
' Notice -----
Restrictions on building are re
W. C. Manning
Chm. County Council of Nat
ional Defense. ' . v
Great Food Conservation meet
ing at every school house in the
United States next Week.
7- Letter From Prance
Am E. F France
October 2fith , lOIH.
Trusting that you will find a
small corner in the "good old En
terprise" forthe following-mes
sage to my friends.
How very very much I would
like to write to each of you and
tell each personally how much I
appreciate your thoughts of one
who is quite a far way from you.
But should I undertake such a
task, (for task it would be as I
have so many who are my friends
in old Martin County), I am a
fraid that 1 would not have time
for any other duties.
You will please take this mess
age, each one of yon, as* a per
sonal letter from me and know
that although 1 have not written
to you, 1 am constantly thinking
of all and I am only waiting for
that glorious day when 1 shall be
back with you once again.
Since leaving the States, July
23rd., 1917, 1 have had many
varied experiences which would
interest all to a certain extent, 1
am sure, but especially those
who know something about the
aviation gam\ Some day 1 hope
to he able to relate them to you.
I am very glad to be able to
say that I am well, happy and
getting al«ng very well in every
respect. The only thing 1 would
have you do to give me mure
pleasure is for each one of you to
write me a long letter telling me
all the news, Do not think that
you do not know anything to
tell me for I would be so very
interested in anything at alkFor
instance, how did the crops turn
out? Were the prices good? Im
provements going on, And Oh!
just ANYTHING. Remembt r
that I have aim Kst forgot thai
there is a place which looks like
a real American Town; These
French Villages are so different.
James W Watts, Jr.
ist. Lt A. S., U. S. A.
• Am. E. F.
On account of favorable war
developments, all restrictions
placed on the buying of lime by
the War Industries Board have
VVt!i:e I am I, and you are you.
So long as the world holds us
Me the loving and you the loth.
Profiteering i* Still Under Ban
Rhleigh-W'ould-be food profi
teers who have judge! that the
signing of the armistice will re
lease them from the watchful
eve uf the Food Administration
• have i surpnise in store State
Foi'cl AiirnU'istratoi' Henry A j
Page declared today that while
a number >f the rules and regu
lations of the Food Administra |
tion hnvejbeen removed :ind o
thers may be removed later,
those relating to margin* of pro
fit and to the distribution of
food and feedstuff will not only,
remain in, force until the Peace
Treaty is signed but that they
will be more rigidly enforced
hereafter than they have been in
Profiteering and speculation
will be punished ruthlessly. Vol
untary, contributions to the Red
Cross will no longer be accepted
in lieu of more drastic actions
Merchants who are found to be
willfully disregarding food rules
and regulations, especially those
relating to margins of profit,
will be put out of business until
normal times come again.
In line with this policy the
Food Administsation has fixed
specific margins upon an increas
ed number of food products.
Their margins are absolute and
any merchant who exceeds them
will be subject to discipline by
the Food Administrator The pro
ducts upon which margins have
been fixed and the margins there
on are as follows:
Cash r 1 Creitit >'
barley, rye, corn) 1.00 120
Corji meal " 3-4 clc
Hominy & grits 21 2c 3c
Sugar lc 1
Oatmeal - bulk 1 l-2c 2c
Lard & lard substi
tutes - bulk 5 fie
Break fast bacon ( ic per
lb may be added for
Heavy bacon - r >c "> c
Ham (4c par lb may
be added for slicing) »'»c 7c
Cheese 7c 8c
Butter " fic 7c
Butter substitutes 5c fic
Hggs 7c 8e
Onions 3c 34
per ct per ct
Evaporated milk 25 30
Oatmeal pk'gs 25 30
Beans > «^0
Edible starch 25 30
Corn syrup 2.) 30
Canned corn, peas,
tomatoes 33' 40
Canned salmon, chums
pink and red. H3' 40
j Canned sardines,
! Domestic 33'f 40
Dried fruits, Raisins,
Prunes, peaches —— .'53 l>3 .i 0
Wheat feeds and cotton
seed meal 5.00 fi.oo
All feeds other than
pure wheat 15 per ct
LOYALTY IN LITTLE
THINGS LAST PROOF
Americans without murmuring cut
their hi] kit allowance from four
pound* a mouth lo three anil then u»
lon* uh need he to two pound* tor loy
' Food Will Win the World.
America earned the gratitude of al
lied nations during war by sharing
food. America under peace may win
the world's gOod wilt by saving to
•hare. . ..
People Do Not Get In flue ma
From The Sick
| It is established on good au
tority since September Ist
up to ((ate we- have had 350,000
eases ot' intiuenza in North Car
olina, and mat 250.000 of these
cases were contracted from well
people, This is more than twice
a? many as were contracted from
sick people. We all know that
out'is much more liable to be
| bitten by a snake in the grass
tban by one in the open where
it can be yeen The same reason
ing is true with many diseases
One is not so liable to Ret influ
enza, scarlet fever, whooping
cough, measles, diptheria, and
nuwiv other diseases from aick
people as from well people who
carry the disease germs in their
When the news gets circulat
ed around in a community that
some a contagious di
sease most people get afraid and
stay from him. The few people
who do go to see him usually
wash their hands and use other
precautions before leaving the
sick room. Sick people are con
fined to a very limited area and
come in contact with very few
people, and therfore they can't
spread disease very widely Hut
listen! the fellow who gets the
disease is infected from one to
several days before He comes
down. Between the time he gets
the disease germs in his mouth
and the time he gets sick is the
most dangeeous period. During
this time the infected person,
not suspecting how dangerous
he is, goes into crowds at theat
ers, dances, moving picture
shows, on railroad cars, and in
other public places, and there he
scatters the disease germs.
People should know these
facts, and they should also
know that many persons carry
the disease germs in their mouths
who never have the disease. Peo
ple must always be on guard if
they hope to prevent getting
and spreading diseases They
should always use separate
drinking cups, dishes, and tow
els, or have them boiled before
using them after another, and
they should hold a handkerchief
aver the mouth and noSte when
coughing or sneezing When an
Epidemic Disease is Present in
The Community, Stay Away
From Public Meetings.
In analyzing the requirements
for the prevention of diseases,
the methods narrow themselves
down to individual effort, and
the sooner the people, individu
ally realize their responsibility
in disease prevention, the better
it will be for the people, collec
Report all case of whooping
cough, measles, diphtheria, and
scarlet fever promptly, and vou
will be instructed how to prevent
Wni G, Warren
Asst. (Collaborating Epidemiolo
Conservation Don'ti ~~
DON'T burn up all the leaves
now falling on your lawn or
around your house. Put them in
the compost heap. This iB no
time to burn up fertilizers. There
is as much plant food in a ton of
leaves as in a ton of good stable
DON'T use your best timber
for llrewood because it is near or
easy to split Use op laps, down
logs and defective and inferior
trees In this way you improve
your woodland, reduce the fire
danger, utilize waste material
and save the good trees for other
DON'T burn th 3 dead grass
off your field before plowing.
Your soils need the nitrogen
and humus. The air contains
enough nitrogen without that
which is liberated by burning
grass and leaves.
DON'T give even your beto
friend permission to extermii\pte
the partridges on your farm.
They are worth ten times as
much to you as insects destroy*
ers and weed seed consumers as
they an t J anyone else as an in
ducement to take needed exer
cise, or tven for food
Atfvartiaan will And out
Column** Latch K«y to 1100
Martin Contgp Horn**.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Cunning
ham spent Thursday in town. .
J. G. Godard and C. H. God
win were in Norfolk Monday.
S. J. Everett, of Greenville
was in town Tuesday
Mr and Mrs. Oscar Anderson,
Misses Daisy Wynne and Mary
Smith spent Sunday in Enfield.
N T. Leggett, of near Has
sells was an Enterprise visitor
Messrs. Alphonsa and Robert
W, Everett, of Palmyra were in
Seaman Ernest Burrell is spend
ing the week, with his mother
Mrs. W. R. Burrell.
Mr. W. W Parker and family
of Henderson are visiting Mrs.
W. J. Hodges on Haughton St.
Mr. and Mrs, B. S. Courtney
and children spent Thanksgiving
in Roanoke Rapids.
Mr. and Mrs. Turner Grimes
and Lester Page of Tarbofrj were
in town Wednesday.
Private Jas. E. Harrell of S.
A- T. C. at A. & E. College,
Raleigh, N. C. spent Thanks
giving here with his mother.
Hon. Champ Clark was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. c.
Manning on Haughton Street
while in town.
Mr and Mrs H E Ortman,
of Willmington spent Thanks
giving with Mrs Ortmans' sis
ter Mrs J R Mallard
Mr. H. Craig Chapman spent •
Thanksgiving with Mrs. Chap
man at the home of her parents
Mr and Mrs. T S Hsdley.
W. B Watts and family, of
Plymouth spent Sunday with Mr.
Watts parents Mr. and Mrs J.
Walter Orleans, of the S. A:-
T. C. of the Atlantic Christian
College ftt Wilson is in town on
two days leave.
Miss May Little, of Pactolus
is visiting her'fcunt Mrs. W. E
Warren on Haughton Street.
Dr. J. S. Rhodes, Messrs.
Henry and Kader Qrawford and
J G Staton are hunting duck on
Currituck Sound this week.
Sam Harrell Jr. is at home
from the University of Virginia
for Thanksgiving. He is of the
S A, T C. there, belonging to
the Motor Transportation Service.
Special Service* at Baptiat Church
Listen please, every Baptist
at the Baptist Church Sunday
morning at eleven o'clock Im
perative that ycu come. We are
challenged for that hour Come
and let us meet it.
Hon. Ashby Dunn, of Scotland
Neck will bring, us a message
for the hour.
J. F. Carter, Pastor,
In The Superior Court
Cassandra II y man, Widow of lahmeal
11y 11 it*ii, Deceased.
J. B. Hymau, W. T. Hynian, Z. H.
Hymau, J. O. Hynian, Lucy, Robert,
Major and Uoiefi Hynian, Cas..iu>lra
Savage, Fred J one* aud Paul Jones,
Heira-atLaw of lihmael Hynian, ieceas
The defendants, Caaaandra Sivage,
l'aul Jones and Fred Jones, above nam
ed, will take notice that an action enti
tled a* above has been commenced in
the Superior Court of Maitin County,
North Carolina, for the purpose of hav
ing allotted to Cassandra Hyman, the
widow of lihmael Hynian, her dower ia
the lands of lier late husband; and said
defendant* will further take uotice that
they are required to fppear at the office
of the Cleik of the Superior Court of
Martin County at Willtamston, N. C.,
on the 30th day of December, 1918, and
answer or demur to the complaint is
said action, or the plaintiff will apply to
I th: Cui.rt for the relief demanded ia
►aid complaint. 1 / -
1 Thnr 77th day of November, 1918.
k. J, Pad
Clerk of the Surperior Court,