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Friday, March 2, 1934
Colonizing the Unemployed
Our government has now taken its first actual and
permanent step toward taking care of its homeless
and jobless people, which doubtless embraces about
one-fourth of our population, or at least 30,000,000
souls, who have been driven from the factories by
machinery, never to be called back to their jobs again
—and which means a complete recasting of our civ
ilization, so far as our business relations are con
Since the machine has displaced the man by tak
ing his job and his wage, upon which he and his fam
ily existed, he is now a wanderer, having gone from
the factory pay roll to the charity list. The govern
ment has taken the job of sustaining him temporarily
by paying him a weekly stipend. However, the plan
is unworkable, except as a temporary arrangement.
After looking the field over, no place can be found
to put the floaters, whereby they can earn their own
sustenance, except on land, which will enable them,
with the help of the forces of nature, to produce the
bread necessary to sustain life. So the government
is preparing to purchase land on a large scale and
sell it to. homsesteaders at cost on long-term basis,
in small tracts, upon which millions of people will be
forced to settle in the near future or starve.
This will mean a lower scale of living by far than
we have enjoyed for many years. Yet it will have to
be endured, because it beats starvation.. It means no
silE 'stockings, not much cosmetics, not many per
manents, no cigarettes, no taxes to pay . Yet it has
all the possibilities of joy and happiness which the
simple life assures us. They will have the school, the
church, their social joys, just as the imaginary rich
have. And they even have the potential possibilities
of being better people than they were while in the
throes of the wild orgies of"*sinful society, which we
have seen on every hand during the past decade.
When the government colonizes the unemployed
on land, upon which they can exist, it will relieve it
self of the greatest burden that it now faces.
Should Curb Filthy Magazines
Many of the modern magazines are contributing
to the destruction of modesty and self-respect—and
ill many instances, contributing to the moral break
down—of both men and women as well as of boys
and girls. '
It is very doubtful if parents generally know the
type of literature which is floating around among their
children. If they did, many of them would shudder
and gasp. Many of these so-called magazines are
leaders in the most conducive paths to the destruc
tion of character, being circulated by the modern
There needs to be more stringent laws against the
publication of such journals.
Signs of the Times
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The signs of the times indicate that certain New
York horse-race gamblers are now planning to put a
number of North Carolina counties in their racing
list at the coming session of the legislature.
Last year they passed half a dozen counties thru,
but the vote of the people was required and they
failed to carry. Now they are working through their
attorneys and certain politicians to find a way to legal
ixe their pari-mutuel horse-racing betting.
Let your candidate give you his or her solemn
pledge not to support any yambling laws in our state
legislature or do not vote for him.
To Increase Work in Relief Offices
The CWA seems to be approaching its end. It
has done worlds of good. Some good work has been
done, while some has been equivalent to wasted. *
Doubtless the system of,work would have gone on
for many months but for the great flood of protests
from the public, who have discovered that many
people and many communities have not pulled fairly
with the government.
Some fanners have pushed their farm drainage un
der the guise of health work, when often such has
been the case at all, and only personal benefits to
a few people have been derived.
Suspension of the work will naturally increase work
fas the relief offices, which wHI undoubtedly be more
adaptable to the public and will insure a more equit
able distribution to those who are in need.
Back 6,000 Years
The Hon. J. O. Carr, now United States District
Attorney, is credited (that is to say, if it is a credit)
with saying that children should be educated accord
ing to the ability of their parents to pay for their
education. We can hardly understand why a man
with sufficient ability to hold the important office Mr.
Carr now holds, by appointment of the President of
the United States, would make such a remark.
If such a time ever comes that alt of the education
we get must be paid for by the individual himself,
then we will have to look back about 6,000 years to
get a view of the civilization that would soon follow.
We, of course, know there are men selfish enough to
want to see every poor child kept out of school and
a yoke of bondage thrust across their necks. But
Mr. Carr's idea comes too late. The reign of wealth
has ended—and it was public education that did it.
Mr. Carr may regret to see the children of the poor
enjoying the same free-school advantages that the
children of the rich are getting, but he is everlast
ingly too late with his statement. Our forefathers
builded a more humane principle into our constitu
tion. Their ideals were much higher and safer than
those expounded by Mr. Carr, and they will prevail
as long as truth, justice, and honor exist and are the
prevailing ideals of man.
What we need to learn is that wealth is not supreme
in the life of man.
Get Together, Brethren
We are not speaking for or against the sales tax;
simply asking for a little more harmony in the figures.
Governor Ehringhaus has recently been quoted as
saying the sales tax saved the credit of the state and
the public schools; which, if true, is certainly a for
tunate thing for both the state government and for
the children of the state. On the other hand, Mr.
Maxwell, in upholding the virtues of the sales tax
with figures, shows that the sales tax amounts to about
$6,000,000 annually and saves property taxpayers of
a burden of $10,000,000.
The thing that puzzles us is how the loss of $4,000,-
000 in taxes saves anything. Certainly, it cannot
help us pay debts or boost our credit, for everybody
knows the state can pay more debts and more inter
est with $10,000,000 than with $6,000,000. Even
the dullest pupil will not miss that point.
It looks more to us like the school teachers are the
sufferers. They have patiently borne the heat and
burden of the day by absorbing as a net loss the same
amount that the people have saved.
Of course, some people may be willing to starve
the schoolteachers to death and destroy the schools
rather than pay any kind of tax. However, most
people want schools and are willing to pay any rea
sonable tax to preserve them.
We are not kicking the sales tax, the land tax, the
gas tax, or any other kind of tax. What we want to
know is how, by losing $4,000,000 in tax revenue, we
increase our credit and improve our schools? Get
R. R. Clark in Greensboro Daily News
Judge Frank Daniels, of. the fourth judicial district,
announces that he will not be a candidate for reelec
tion. His honor says he has decided to follow the
example of Nathaniel Macon and retire while "I
thought my faculties fairly good, before, with the in
firmities of advancing age, I should not know whether
they were or not." Judge Daniels will retire to the
emergency bench and receive two-thirds pay, subject
to call as substitute. Inferentially, the condition of
faculties don't count on the emergency bench. It is
recalled that a judge who was quite active on the
emergency bench was found, in Judge Daniels' court,
to be mentally incompetent to make a will.
A Man of Action
Whether or not you agree with President Roosevlct,
you will have to admit that he is a man of action.
When investigation revealed the fact that there had
been crookedness in the awarding of air mail con
tracts, the President immediately cancelled all such
contracts and announced that the task of "flying the
mail would be taken over by the Army and Navy
Naturally, that evoked a howl from those holding
the contracts previously made, and it appears that
one Charles A. Lindbergh, of flying fame, was made
the "cat's paw" of the corporations holding the con
tracts. Colonel Lindbergh wired a heated protest to
Mr. Roosevelt, denouncing his act as unfair to the
holder of the contracts. It soon developed, however,
that Colonel Lindbergh had been the recipient of a
quarter-million dollars worth of stock in one of the
firms holding a contract with the government.
Lindbergh was acclaimed a hero when he made his
famous flight across the Atlantic, and rightly so. How
ever, he has been severely criticised by the press and
public for his act in making, or at least signing, the
protest to the President. General opinion seems to
be that he was speaking for financial reasons, and
that he is a much better aviator than he is politician.
One writer goes so far as to state that the Colonel
will find his effort to thwart the President a much
more difficult feat than that of flying
It has been charged that Sply 2S cents out of each
dollar appropriated for the air mail service ever reach
ed the goal for which it was intended. If that be
true, then the President acted wisely in cancelling the
mail contracts. And the effect of cancelling the mall
contracts should be more far-reaching than just the
amount to be saved in this particular instance. It
shows a determination to wipe out graft in govern
mental affairs, and If it succeeds, die public will ben
efit tc| a helpful degree.
NOTICE OP SALE OP SEAL
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained in a certain deed of
trust executed on the 30th day of
April, 1929, by N. T. Daniel and wife,
to the undersigned trustee, and of
record in the public registry of Mar
tin County in book C-3, at page 4,
said deed of trust having been made
and given for the purpose of secur
ing a note of even date and tenor
therewith, default having been made
in the payment of same and at the
request of the holder of same, the
undersigned trustee will, on Saturday,
the 3rd day of March, 1934, at 12 o'-
clock m., in front of the courthouse
door in Williamston, North Carolina,
offer for sale to the highest bidder for
cash the following described real es
tate, to wit:
Bounded on the north by the lands
of W. D. Daniel, on the east by the
lands of W. D. Daniel, and the J. A.
Daniel Estate, on the south by the
lands of Montgomery Lumber Com
pany, known as the* David Daniel land
and on the west by the Roberson mill
pond, containing 85 acres, more or
less, and being the same land deeded
to N. T. Daniel by his father and
mother, W. H. and Hannah Daniel.
This the 31st day of January, 1934.
ELBERT S. PEEL,
f9 4tw Trustee.
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained in a certain deed ofj
trust executed to the undersigned l
trustee by William and Estelle Keys,
on the 2nd day of February, 1931, and
of record in the public registry of
Martin County in book C-3, at page,
434, said deed o ftrust having been
given for the purpose of securing a
certain note of even date and tenor
therewith, and default having been
made in the payment of said note and
interest thereon, and the stipulations
contained in said deed of trust not
having been complied with, and at!
the request of the holder of the said
note, the undersigned trustee will, on.
Monday, the 19tli day of March, 1934,
at 12 o'clock m., in front of the court
house door in the town of William
ston, N. C., offer for sale to the high
est bidder, for cash, the following de
scribed real property, to wit:
A tract of land located in James
ville Township, Martin County, and
bounded by Highway No. 90, Harry
Chopick land, and N. T. Coburn, and I
being all the KrtHon the west side
of Highway No. 90, described in deed
from D. D. Coburn and wife to Wil
liam Keys, of record in book V-2,
page 86, containing 5 acres, more or
This the 14th day of February, 1934.
B. A. CRITCHER,
fl6 4tw Trustee.
NOTICE OP SALE UNDER
North Carolina, Martin County. In
the Superior Court.
C. J. Griffin va. Julian Hassell
By virtue of an execution directed
to the undersigned from the superior
court of Martin County in the above
entitled action, 1 will, on Monday, the
sth day of March, 1934, at 12 o'clock 1
noon, at the courthouse door of said !
county, sell to the highest bi.lder for
cash to satisfy said execution, all the |
right, title and interest which the said !
Julian Hassell has in the following
described property, to wit:
First Tract: Onj-tlurd undivided |
interest in and to wiu: is known as
Hotel Property in "own of Janusville
N. C. Bounded on the north by
Highway No. 90, on the «*as. by a
street, on the south by Mrs. Delli
Smith wick, and on the west by * lot
same being 30 Dy 200 feet.
Second Tract: One vacant lot in the
town of Jamesville, N. C., bounded
on the north by Main Street, on the
south by Mrs. Delia Smith wick, or j
the east by lot and on west by a lot ,
Same being 30 by 200 feet.
Third Tract: House and lot in town
of Janiesville, N. C., bounded on the
north by a street, on the east by a
street, on south by Willie Hopkin*
and on the west by colored Baptist
Fourth tract: Bounded on north
and east by Koanoke River, and on
other two sides by Julian Hastell.
Containing 4 acres.
Fifth tract: One-third interest in
and to lot in Janiesville N. C., bound
ed on north by Main Street, on east
by Davenport property, on the south
by Martin and on the west by C. J.
Gritfin. _ _
Sixth tract: A one-third undivided
interest in and to a lot of land jn
Janiesville, N. C., bounded on the
north by Joe Cooke, on the cast by
a street, on the south by Colored Dis
ciple Church, and on the west by John
Long. Containing 1 1-2 acres, more
This the 24th day of January, 1934.
C. B. ROEBUCK,
f9 4tw Sheriff.
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL
Public notice is hereby given that
the undersigned will, on Saturday,
March 24, 1934, at 12 o'clock noon at
the "E. F. Hyman Home Place," in
Goose Nest Township, Martin Coun
ty, North Carolina, offer for sale and
sell at public auction to the highest
bidder, for cash, subject to the approv
al of the resident judge of this third
N. C. Judicial District, all of his right,
title, and interest in and to the fol
lowing described real estate, or the
interest therein belonging to the as-,
4eta |of the closed Bank of Hob-1
good, 'Hobgood, N. C., and described
as follows, to wit:
First Tract: That tract of land ly- 1
ing, being and situate in Goose Nest
Township, Martin County, North Car
olina, known as the "Warren tract,"
containing 150 acres, more or less,
and being bounded by the lands of
the estate of E. P. Hyman,
Orange fields, W. L. Mizell, and
others, and being the same land con
veyed to Bettie F. Hyman by J, D.
Biggs and others.
Second tract: A four-sixth (4-6) un
divided interest subject to the dower
right of Mrs. Bettie F. Hyman, wid- I
ow of E. P. Hyman, in and to that j
tract of land in the county of Mar
tin, State of North Carolina, contain
ing 225 acrea, more or less, and being
that part of the land formerly belong
ing to H. Mitchell, which belonged to'
the late E. P. Hyman at the time of
hia death; and also another tract of
land in Mkftin County, State of North '
Carolina, adjoining the tract ,of land
| laat above described, and containing
1115 acres, being the same land grant-.
Ed Hp E. P. Hynun by the State of
Noftih Carolina; the said two tracts
ovland together form one tract bound
»fl hjp the lands of W. L. Mizell,
Gferge James, Mrs. Bettie F. Hyman
and others. Being all of the right,
title, and interest which Susie, Emi
lie, Sallie, and Elizabeth Hyman in
herited from their father, the late E.
P. Hyman, in and to all of the roil
estate owned by him at the time of
his death which was situate in Mar
tin County, North Carolina.
Each of the above tracts will be of
: fered separately and will then be of
' fered as a whole, and the purchasers
will be required to deposit 20 per cent
of the purchase price at the time of
This the 20th day of February, 1934.
GURNEY P. HOOD,
f23 4tw Commissioner of Banks.
. By S. B. Kittrell, liquidating agent
for the Bank of Hobgood.
Having this day qualified as admin
! istrator of the estate of Rhoda Peel,
deceased, late of Martin County,
North Carolina, this is to notify all
persons holding claims against the
estate of said deceased to present I
them to the undersigned on or before!
the 28th day of February, 1935, or
this notice will be pleaded in bar of I
any recovery thereon. All persons'
indebted to said estate will please
make immediate payment.
This 28th day of February, 1934.
mr 2 6tw Administrator.
NOTICE OP SALE
.... Under and by virtue of a deed of
trust executed unto the undersigned
trustee on the 28th day of May, 1931,
of record in the Register of Deeds
office in book C-3, page 523, to se
cure bonds of even date therewith,
and the stipulations not having been
complied with and at the request of
the holder of said bonds ,the under
signed trustee will, on the 31st day
of March, 1934, at 12 o'clock noon,
in front of the courthouse door of
Martin County, offer for sale to the
highest bidder, for cash, the following
Being a tract of land located in
Poplar Point Township, and known
as the Jesse Lcggett home place.
Bounded on the east by the Knox
farm, on the south by L. L. Taylor;
on the west by J. R. Harrison and on
the north by R. L. Taylor, estate.
Containing 87 acres, more or less.
This 27th day of February, 1934.
B A. CRITCHER.
mr2 4tw Trustee.
NOTICE OP SALE
Under and by virtue of a deed of
trust executed to the undersigned
trustee on the 15th day of January,
1925, to secure a note of even 4ate
therewith, of record in the register of
deeds office in hook S-2, page 73, and
the stipulations not having been com
plied with, and at the request of the
holder of said note, the undersigned
trustee will, on the 31st day of March,
1934, at the courthouse door Martin
County, offer for sale to the highest
bidder, for rash, the following de
Being that certain tract or parcel
of land in Martin County, State afore
said, beinning at the mouth of a ditch
on Wild Cat road, runs thence along
said ditch N. 41 1-2 E. 109 poles;
thence N. 20 3-4 E. 6 poles to a stake;
thence N. 4 1-4 E. 123 poles along
a line of marked trees to the run of
Everett Swamp at a stake; a corner;
thence down the swamp to Beaver
Dani Swamp, thence up Beaver Dam
Swamp to the mouth of a small
branch, near the spring, thence along
J. E. Barnhill't line to the Wild Cat
Road; thence along the said road to
the beginning. Containing 110 acres,
more or. less, and being the same pretn
ises described in a deed of trust of
record in the public registry Martin
County in book U-l, page 128, and
better known as the Teel farm.
This 27th day of February, 1934
mr 2 4tw Trustee.
RESALE OP VALUABLE PARM
Under and by virtue of the authori
ty conferred upon us in a de*d of
trust executed by Joseph C. H. John
son and wife, Mamie Ida Johnson, on
the 22nd day of August, 1924, and
recorded in book T-2, page 121 and
122, we will, on Saturday, the 17th
day of March, 1934, 12 o'clock noon,
at the courthouse door in Wilfiam
ston, N. C., Martin County, sell at
public auction for cash to the highest
bidder the following land, to wit:
All that certain piece, parcel, or
tract of land, containing 198 acre*,
more or less, situate, lying and be
ing on the E. side of the public road
leading from Oak City to the Hamil
ton and Palmyra road, about 3 miles
N. of Oak City, N. C., in Goose Nest
Township, Martin County, State of
N. C., and being bounded on the N.
by the lands of Lent James and Joe
Pough, on the E. by the lands of
relieved bjr Blaek-Dni|ht
"I decided to Uka Thedford'a
Black-Draught, aa I had bm bav
in* bilious •polU" wrltoa Mr. Chaa
t Stovona, of Colitmbua. M "Who®
I nt biltooa I M sloopr and tlro4
and 4* notrool liko dotac my work.
I tot awfully dtmay. I know thoa
that I had hotter toko aomothln*
After I found how «>! Blaok-Drau«bt
la, that la what I haro uood. I atuoaa
It rlda mo of tho bile, for 1 fool bat
tor— don't fool like Tam dropping
off to aleep ovory tlmo I ait doW%
That, to ma. la a Tory had foollna?
Koto yon omnp t Alact-OmifU in
Ma form of a fx&UP, /or Citimaan
Garden Seeds of All Kinds
\ tb I Blffv,WWCiy mir\ aS» y 4uQ[i n 1
Grown and selected by T. W. Wood and Son, makers of the South's best
Seed. We have % large stock to select from, in bulk or in packages.
J. CLAUDE LEGGETT - Williamston
Frank Bell and S. P. Green, and on
the W. by the lands of Greenleaf-
Johnson Lbr. Co., and Tommy Thomp
ton, and this being the same tract of
land heretofore conveyed to J. C. H.
Johnson by J. A. Maxell et als, of
record in the Martin Co., public reg
istry, in Bk. E-2, page 415. J
This sale is made by reason of thej
failure of Joseph C. H. Johnson and
i wife, Mamie Ida Johnson, to pay off
and discharge the indebtedness se
cured by said deed of trust.
A deposit of 10 per cent will be re
quired from the purchaser at the sale.|
The «bove land was sold on Satur
day, the 10th day of February, 1934,
I at which sale the North Carolina Joint
Stock Land Bank became the last and
highest bidder at the price of $1,500.00;
within ten days from sale date the
above bid was raised by a deposit of
5 per cent of the price wit clerk
of the court by the Eastern Cotton
Oil Company, whereupon the said land
was ordered resold.
This the 24th day of February, 1934.
mr 2 2tw Substituted Trustee.
Durham, N. C.
NOTICE OP SALE
By virtue of the authority contained
in a certain deed of trust executed on
the Ist day of December, 1927, by W.
J. Bryan to Southern Trust Company,
trustee, and recorded in book X-2, at
page 526, of the office of the Register i
of Deeds for Martin County, default
having been made in the conditions
of said deed of trust, the undersigned,
trustee will, on the 29th day of March |
1934, at 12 o'clock noon, at the couft- :
house door of Martin County, N. C., I
offer for sale at public auction to the
highest bidder, for cash, the follow- j
ing described property:
Those certain lands containing 89.7
acres, more «o rless, situated on the
Hobgood-Oak City road, about 3 miles 1
from the town of Oak City, in Goose
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Nest twonship, Martin County, state
of North Carolina. Bounded on the
north by D. Davis; on the east by D.
Cavin; on the south by Jose Bryant;
on the .west by L. B. Bryan and be
gininng on the Hobgood-Oak City
road, L. B.' Bryan's corner, thence N.
65 E. 1680 feet; thence N. 89 E. 277
feet; thence N. 65* 30' E. 315 ft.;
1 thence S. 31* 30' E. 114 feet; thence
S. 66* 30' E. 100 feet; thence S. 47*
I 30" E. 233 feet; thence S. 26* 30' E.
|2OO feet; S. 36* 30 min. E. 189 feet;
| S. 18 E. 330 feet; tjience S. 34* 40' E.
i 328 feet; thence S. 27* 30* E. 75 ft.:
I thence S. 47* W. 56 feet; thence S.
' 59* 30" W. 470 feet; thence S. 66* W.
418 feet; thence S. 30* W. 370 feet;
thenee N. 52* 20' W. 1200 feet; thence
N. 40* W. 230 feet; thence' N. 30*
W. 200 feet; thence N. 24* 30' W.
284 feet; thence N. 32* 30' W. 295 feet
to the point of beginning, and being
the identical tract of land conveyed
to W. J. Bryan by J. W. Bryan by
deed recorded in book E-2, page 285,
'Martin County registry and contain
ing 89.7 acres.
A deposit of five per cent of the
amount bid will be required of the
successful bidder at the hour of sale.
This notice dated and potted this
27th day of February, 1934.
SOUTHERN LOAN &
(Formerly Southern Truit Company)
By Worth & Horner, Attorneys..
! DR. VIRGIL H. MBWBORN
Bethel, at Rives Drug Store, Mon
j day, February 19.
Robersonville, Robersonville Drug
Store, Tuesday, February 20.
Williamston, N. C., at Peele't Jew-
I elry Store, Wednesday, Feb. 21.
Plymouth, at Liverman's Drug Store
Thursday, February 22.
Eyes Examined - Glasses Fitted - At
Tarboro Every Friday and Saturday