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Friday, January 20, 1928
Forest Fires Costly to Woodlot Owners
The landowner «vho does * light
burning of his timber land during the
months/of Jpnuan and February to
provide grazing for his livestock later
in the season is following a costly
"This plan is all wrong," says R
(likelier, extension forester at
Jitate I'ullege. '' The benefits from
preventing grass and forest Jires are
ten times greater than the 'cost.
Trees antt"cn ips tin nut tttfcjw'"with j
out hunnjs. and this huTmis i- neces
sary 'to hold moisture ii) the soil and
to- -furnish I nod 4ur bacteria which
make fertility. Where land is burned
over frequently, (he Jos- -of humus
and plant food amounts to about one 1
inch per aire in-10 years. One inch
of humus from one. .acre of land
weighs from 10 to 12 tons ami has a
greater value than commercial lei
The man,who burns such
valuable hwflUs floes not even get
credit for giving it away.
Mr. Graeber states also that un
burned [ami produces from two to
six times more feed in a single sea-
The radio hog raised his bristles
.Sooner that expected.
Of course, it has been known from
the very beginning that if;the ra
.dio proved a success, that it,would
be gobbled up.
The .Radio .^Corporalion of Ameri
ca has grabbed the wealth of the ait,
apparently, and now wants to push
everybody out. It means that in
Who Are the Bandits? » 7
v\ ho art' the bandits in Nicaragua,
the natives or the Americans?
in America every home is |>ermit- J
ted to keep nun* and ammunition;
as a fortification against robbers and !
thieves, and when- any person be
gins to prowl around and meddle with
our property in the wight, we are
generally prety liberal in shooting,
and when damage is done the courts
are generally lenient
In the case of Americans in Nica«,
' *» j XA. /Qjl^xJllju.
tson tmhl do burned-over lands.
? Rough pastures and woods hold their
j moisture while the burned lands do
r not The burned-over lands suffer
', more from drough and the run-off i
water carries away the valuable top j
. I soil. Kacli lire lessens the growing!
power of the land.
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Burning the woods also prevents
the natural seeding and the growth
[of baby trees, states Mr. Graeber.
Most of the trees which do start are
soon killed, and the ones which sur
vive rarely ever make normaj growth.
11 is estimated that the absence of
thrifty young pines in some of the (
eastern sections of North Carolina is j
a loss "many times as great as the res-»l
idents of these sections would have!
paid in taxes* during the ,past 25
|I J ,
The preventioy of forest fires is a 1
community problem in which every
class of citiiwns should join in solv
ing and the owner of the land should
be the most concerned, says the spec
The Radio Hog
s, the very near future only the radio
jsets of their own manufacture will
! be in use, and the news of the prop
agandist and the friend of the radio
I trust will have the freedom of the
I What the |>eople once hailed as a
r blessing coming down from the air
, .through the radio may soon be as
i dangerous as the poisonous arrows
i shot from savage bows.
ragua, there it but little difference in
what we are doing and common rob
ll we are being insulted or are be
ing deprived of a single right in that
little country, then Congress should
declare war on it at once. No other
|H)wer can declare war excepf Con
gress, and yet we send armies and
I wargiips fdown there aiyl frighten j
and shoot and kill their people, and
| send word to the world that we are
Nicaragua would be justified in de
claring war against the United States
upon the grounds of destruction of
property and life and interference'
with their governmental affairs. Of
Where Capital Punishment Is Needed
Michigan needed a law to hang or
j electrocute Adolph Hotelling, the
| slayer of the little 1 fiye-year-old girl
of Flint and tutting up and biding
j her body. He has pled guilty, to
jthe crime and has been given life
imprisonment in the State prison.
The crime was almost a perfect
j duplication of the Hickman case, ex
Appealing for Education
The NJear East, which embraces
j lhat part of the world in Europe
bordering on Asia, has long suffered I
oppression, and in its weakness it has!
' never been able to defend itself,
j Since the war a high percentage of
j its people, es|iedaliy the children,
whose fathers and mothers starved
lor wire slain, have been thrown on]
(the bosom of charity.
I.very year the American people,
have been called upon to send food i
and clothing to these poor people.
Now, the American people believe
| one of the great needs of those coun-J
I tries is tducated leaders, men capable
of leading those people to a broader I
knowledge of the better ways to live,
and are beginning a campaign to
j raise an educational fund for the
purpose of endowing a number of j
colleges and universities,
•North Carolina is asked to con-
I tribute SIOO,OOO to this fund. Mar- j
i (in County is asked by Lieutenant
Governor J. Elmer Long to contrib
[ ute $ 1,000.
The ap|>eal may seem to come
from afar, yet the. more we think of
it, the more reasonable it seems.
Educated people do not starve in nor
mal times. The uneducated are too I
frequently 4t( the mercy of the edu- |
Weak and Ron-Down Missouri
Woman Got Strong and Well.
Says Cardiii Started Her
On Road To Health.
Clarksburg, Mo.—Mrs. T. G. Harris,
of this place, says:
"For two years I was in very poor !
health. Some of the time I was al- ,
most past going. I was very weak
"I tried to make the most of what J
little strength I had by taking fre- j
quent rests, but I could And nothing *
which would start me on the road j
to health again, until one day I de-
cided to try Cardui. J
"I had heurd about other women
who had been benefited after taking j
it. so I made up my mind to see J
what it would do for mj. J took
Cardui for se ve raT months antT was
very much gratified with the results. ;
"I began to do my own work uguin, \
which I had not been able to do for J
a long time past My color, which >
had been pale and sallow, becume i
natural, and my complexion cleared
up. I gained in weight and was pluua- >
ea to have an improved appetite. (
"When I finished my last bottle i
of Cardui I was feeling better than I )
had in year*. Now lam strong and v
At all drug stores. NC-IS4 t
course, we could whip them, but it
would be the greatest scandal in all
of our history.
It may be all right to* shoot and
kill them and to appropriate their
property to our own use, but it is
■ dastardly and impudent to call the
cept that Hotelling did not sell the
dead and mangled body to the child's]
father as Hickman did.
Michigan now seems to think they|
are in need of "a iaw inflicting the
death penalty in such extreme cases
as thin. ' ■ ' ■■ _ 1
Laws without penalties have no
Restraint among criminals.
| It will, be cheaper to teach the
countries of the Near East how to
! make their own living than it will
be to feed them.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby K'ven that under
anil by virtue of the power of sale con
j tail ted in that certain deed of trust
executed by Hannah Bryant, Mamie
Green, and N. B. Green, to the under-
I .signed trustee, bearing date the 14th
I of. June, 1927. anil of record. in the
public registry of Martin County in
j Bo'/lc Y-2, at page 260, said trust deed
I Any drunist will
PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure Itrhin*.
Blind, Bleed or Protnidiiitf Piles. In I |
tubs* with pile pipe, 74c; or in tin boxes. | 1
fiOc. Ju«t ask for I I
I | i
; Nitrates are Cheaper/
Do you know WHY ?
The ever-tnereaaing production of ths Synthetic Nitrogen Fer
tilizers haa reduced the coat of nitrataa to the farmer, Aa a
top and aide-dressing fertilizer, uae
(Nitrate of Lime)
15% Nitrogen 18.2% Ammonia
28% Lime (56% linesione equivalent) ,
and improve your soil as well aa increase your yields. Combines '
quick-acting nitrate with lime, which reduces soil acidity and
mskes the land loose and friable. For sale by dealers every
where. Write for booklets Nos. 5, IS and 25 or get them from
| your dealer.
Jfit Take This
Tip From Me
It's Going To Happen?
And don't you dare miss it?
It's For You?
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. Wait, and Watch This
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O. P. CLARK, Advertising Manager
having been given to secure the pay
ment of a certain note of eren d*te
! therewith, and default having been
made in the payment thereof, and the
stipulations therein contained not hav
ing been complied with, and at the re
quest of the holder of said note, the
undersigned trustee will, on Monday,
the 20th day of February, 1928, at the
courthouse door of Martin County, in
Williamston, N. C., offer at public sale,
to the highest bidder for cash, th? fol
lowing described real estate, to wit:
Being all that piece or parcel of
land situate, lying, and being in the
town of Oak City, N. C., and being
all of lot No. 15 in block No. IS in
block "F" of the plan of the town of
Oak City, N. C., and all its appurte
This January 16th, 1928.
T. H. JOHNSON,
j2O 4tw Trustee.
APPLICATION FOR PARDON
OF NORMAN JONEB ■.
Application will be made to the com
missioner of pardons and the governor
of- Norman Jones, convicted in record
ers court of Martin County for the
crime of unlawful possession of liquor
Feei a Cold
Grip, Influenza and many Pneu
monias begin aa a common
cold. Price 30c.
Ths box bears this denature
—Proven Merit since ISB9-*
and sentenced to the roads of Edge
combe County for a term of twelve
All persons who oppose the grant
ing of said pardon are invited to for
ward their protest to the commissioner
of pardons without delay.
This the 3rd day of January, 1928.
B. A. CRITCHER.
j6 2tw '• Attorney.
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL
By virtue of the power of sale con
tained in that certain deed of trust
dated January Ist, 1921, executed by
Zeke Roberson to A. S. Everett, trus
tee, which is recorded in the office of
the register of deeds of Martin Coun
ty. in book G-2, page 113, default hav
Director of' Feature Photoplays, writes:
r** "In the direction of any of my big pietmrm, and
I—ll especially during the filming of ~the Cohered Wagon, ■
H>IL «•»« comtant rue of my voice demand* that I keep It
/l l Pfj ' n firn-clais condition. At a cigarette smoker it was
/*W- -■ -VAL -eeeuary that I find a cigarette which I could rmoke
without any chance of throat M
i 1 1 , ration or cough. After trying them
1 derfdedo* Luckin. They are
m 'ldandmellitui— uihichbothpr*
The Creafm of the Tobacco Crop
>"The growth of LUCKY STRIKE Cigarette* Is •
wonderful thing but there it a reason. I know,
because I buy theTobaccofor LUCKY STRIKE.
I buy The C ream of the Crop,' that mellow, sweet
•molting Tobacco that the Farmer justly de
scribes as I have described it above. The quality
°f LUCKY STRIKE Cigarettes is telling. It it
natural that the brand should show the tremen
dous growth that it is showing today."
' Bw of Tobacco
k 4 __ Ky.
No Throat Irritation-No Cough.
Friday, January 20, 1928
ins been made in the payment of the
indebtedness therein secured, the un
dersigned trustee will on Tuesday, Feb
ruary- 10th, 1928, at 12 KX) o'clock noon,
before the courthouse door in William -
ston, expose to public sale to the high
est bidder for cash, the following de
scribed real property, to wit:
A certain tract of land lying in Mar
tin Counter, in Cross Roads Township,
adjoining -the lands of Warren Whit
field, Georgiana Whitfield, William
Rol»erson and W. R. Little, contain
ing fifty (50) acres, more or less, and
known as the 'Zeke Roberson' land.
This the 12th day of January, 1928.
A. S. EVERETT,
jl3 4tw • Trustee.
Sam T. Carson, attorney.