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The Lowly Justices of the Peace
This is the day of enlightenment,, peace is untrained and knows very
and we might naturally expect a flow little about the law. Yet he is, in
of sympathy and great streams of most instances, the highest type citi
love, one for another, rather than the zen in his section; the man that wants
harsh, cold, jealous spirits of the to see his community prosper and
past, but not so—referring to the cut- build up.
ting and cruel remark* made from the Whatever disgrace may now be
judicial bench and press against the heaped upon the lowly justice of the
poor and lowly justice of the peace it must IK- said that lie has
during recent months. It makes us been'one of the great bulwarks of our
think that human nature is not ho civilization; lu-lj» to establish peace
than it was in the days of lin j prosperity. Man for man, it is
the old dispensation. ! possible that the justice of the peace
Every fellow wants to measure his I "'' Nwth Carolina stands the equal of
Sreatness by the other fellow's weak-""™ 1 ' superior court of North Carolina.
jiess.~ For that reason, it seems the" -giv« -•» . almost free service and
f"llow on the tot)-round of the lad-j sut '' l "lvic.e -a.- lie is able.-
der wants to stamp the, lingers of- the j It is not yet lime for- this wise
fellow next below. Fn "that--way, -it ■: em rat-iou lu the wisdom of
happens that, the lowly justice of tin■ our forefathers, who established the •
peace, who stands oil the bottom 1 justice of file peace court system, and
round, gets most o7 the stamping. dignified-it by. a "institutional j
Certainly the average justice of the antee.
vV. O. Saunders and Reuben I>land
It is a fact generally* accepted that ington, N. C., newspaperman with a
W. 0. Saunders gets- away with any- K i, aMl | y Be nse of humor and leisure!
thing in his paper, regardless of how # para(J|>s thj . po( , Oßin buU 1
caustic or how vulgar it may be. ~ ' . I
of the Martin County hinterlands a- j
Sometimes he can supply the very
.... . „ round the country, introducing him to |
thing that other newspapers need to
express themselves more clearly. | Pre * iden t Coolidge and putting him
There has been a lot said and much on the picture pages of metropolitan
written about Reuben Bland. It now ! newspapers. For what ? It is cer
appears that Saunders has closea the tainly not to the glory of the country,
book; for, so far as we know, the; the State, its manhood or-its woman
limit is reached in his editorial, hood that one old man has laid around
"Thask God for Monogamy," as fol- j home for half a century and made a
lows: Jstud record that would provoke only
"Enough of Reuben Bland. A a mirthful hee-haw of contempt from
•melly and bewhiskered old peasant I a two-year-old jack-ass. Thank God
from Martin County has by the hal- lor human monogamy! What a state
•ous night work of half a centur> Iwe would be in if polygamy were tol
ot such a matter begotten 84 children 1 era ted in a land where Reuben Blands
of record. And Carl Goerch, a Wash- are exalted,"
One of the Best In Eastern Carolina
T.Gray Coburn, Sr. Farm at Absolute Audtion
Saturday, January 29th, 10:30 A. M.
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5 MILES FROM MACKEYS—4 MILES PROM ROPER—4 MILES FROM PLYMOUTH AT WESTOVER STATION
This farm has been subdivided into 20 tracts, ranging- in size from 1 to 99 acres, and from the standpoint of equipment and fertility there is none better in this sec
tion of the county. During: Mr. Coburn's life time he spent approximately $75,000 in improvements on this property. There are four good dwellings, aside from 10 or
12 small tenant houses. -The barn is one of the finest to be found, and entire property is well equipped. Terms will be easy and will be announced on the grounds. Sale
made for settlement of estate. By all means attend this sale.
CASH PRIZES \ -*■" BAND
v SALE CONDUCTED BY
SBKI Atlantic Coast Realty Co. Agents
"The Name That Justifies Your Confidence**
X PETERSBURG,VA 1 ... fyr OFFICES: ; WINSTON-SALEM,N.C.
Church Goes to War Too Easily
i Mr. Ford's Dearborn Independent
I may be rattling just a little. It seems
j to be running in low and high gear
j 1 both, on the same page, when in one
. 1 editorial it says some very harsh
i | things against certain anti-war clergy
5 men. It calls the "prostrate victims"
"natural cowards and selfish skulk
ers." Old Henry doesn't seem to
know any more about Christianity
than just ordinary common folk*.
The church is generally hearkened in-1
to war by the shout of "patriotism"; |
and the strange thing 1 about it is that
it does not seem to know that war is
the command of the""olrl dispensation 1
s>nd peace' is the command of the new.
It is contrary to every principle that
Jesus taught for men or nations to
go to war, and yet the church is drag
ged into every war, and seems n«>t to
appreciate its mission should he to
ward peace rather than war.
MILK COWS FOR SALE: A THREE- j
gallon Jersey with young: calf, or
a better Jersey that will be fresh a
bout January 81. Will sell either. O.
I'. Roberson, Robersonville. j26 tf
STATC OF NORTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OK MARTIN
IN THE SII'ERIOK ( 6t RT
Willie Aon Nichols, Plaintiff,
| George Nichols, Defendant,
w Service by Publication.
The defendant above named will
take notice .that an action entitled as
above hat- been commenced in the Su
j ptrior Court of Martin County, North i
I Carolina, for an absolute divorce; j
and the said defendant will further
take notice that he'is required to ap
pear before the Clerk of the Superior
Court of Martin County on the 14th !
day of February 1927 at Williamston,
N. C., and answer -or demur to the
complaint in said action, or the
plaintiff will apply to the Court for
the relief demanded in the said com
This the lltb day of January 1927.
R. J. PEEL, Clerk
of the Superior Court. !
Hugh G. Horton, Attorney.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that under
and by virtue of a power of sale con-k
tained in that certain deed of trust]
executed by M. D. Mobley and wife,!
Lena C., and H. H. Cowan and wife,]
Nettie, to the undersigned trustee, ana
bearing date of September Ist, 1917,
and of record in the public registry of i
Martin County in book M-l, at page
444, said deed of trust having been
given to secure the payment of a cer
tain note of even date and tenor 1
therewith, and default having been :
made in the payment of said notes,!
and the terms and conditions in said
deed of trust not having been complied
with, and at the request of the hold- i
er of said notes, the undersigned trus
tee will, on Monday, the 21st day of
February 192J, at 12. o'clock m. at
the courthouse door of Martin Coun-;
ty at Williamston, N. C., offer at
public sale to the highest bidder for
cash the following described real es
tate, to wit:
all of Lot No. 5, and a part
of Ix)t No. 4 of the Leggett property
on Washington Street in the town of
THE EMTKKPRISfc—WILLIAMfITON. W> C
In another editorial on the same
page he says the United States has
enthroned Don Adolfo Diaz as pres
ident of Nicaragua, and virtually says
that Diaz is nothing more than the
fiscal agent of a Pittsburgh mining
Now, would the Dearborn Independ
ent have the churches endorse and
fight in a war to protect such graft
I and robbery, or would it excuse them ?
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' Until the church learns that it is
never called upon, patriotically, re
ligiously, or other wise, to uphold na
tional graft it will not properly know
itself, and as long as it rushes into i
war every time some big fellow shouts
"boo," and hollers "patriotism*" wars :
The church has always gone to war
Williamston, and being all of lot* Nos.
4 and 5 of said property except the j
31 ft. lot sold off of lot No. 4 by the
parties of the first part to H. C.
Hemby. For a full description of the [
said lots reference is hereby made to J
a deed from Martha H. Leggett to j
M. D. Mobley and H. H. Cowan, and j
to a map and survey of said property'
made by J. R. Mobley January lOkh, j
1917, and recorded in the public reg-j
iitry of Martin County in land divi-1
I sion book No. 1, page 394.
This 17th day of January, 1927. ]
j jlB 4tw Trustee, j
NOTICE OF SALE
, Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained in that certain deed
of trust executed on the 27th day of
January, 1920, by Henry Carson and
wife, Etherline Carson, and of record
; .in the public registry of Martin
County in book A-2, page 438, said
deed of trust being given to secure
the payment of certain notes of even
! date and tenor therewith, and the
stipulations in said deed of trust not
having been complied with, and at
the request 'jf the parties interested,
the undersigned trustee will, on the
29th day of January, 1927, at 12 o'-
clock m., at the courthouse. door in j
the town of Williamston, N. C„ offer j
'•for sale to the highest bidder for cash, j
at public auction, the following de
scribed tracts of land, to wit:
First tfact: Rounded on the north |
by the Bill Jones' (now Henry Car-1
son's) land; on the east by Ned Lee;
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t MRS. EL3IE CROMER.
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on the south by Ned Lee; on the
west by William Williams land, con
taining 11 acres, more or less, and
beirig the same land where the said
Carson now lives.
Second tract: Bounded by Ella
3mithwick, Henry Knight, Henry Car
son and Lizzie Williams, containing 80
acres, and being same land bought
from J. G. Godard.
This 2t9h day of December, 1926.
W. J. HUNTER,
j4 4tw Trustee.
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