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New Deal Dares To
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anti-third term Democrats left scant
room for doubt that he would take
steps to meet opposition blows with
counter punches of his ewte
He could have exercised his skill
in blocking questions with political
implications at his first press con
terence since he said "yes" tt* the de
mand of the Democratic convention
that he run for a_lhird term.
Instead, led on by the inquiries,
he swung verbally on Senator Ed
ward R Burke, former Senator
James A. Reed, of Missouri, and two
erstwhile administration officials.
Lewis W Douglas and John W
Hanes All of them have offer?*d
their support t wtiikn
The word "bolt" he said, did not
describe accurately tT?? actum oT"
Burke, who yielded tin Democratic
SenaTorial nomination 16" GnVernoi
R. L- Cochran in tin- Nebraska pri
Mr Roosevelt >aid he understood
the Democratic party had bolted
Describing Douglas and Hanes as
honorable and amiable young men
s:ml in thought Hi*
concensus of opinion in (Tie liovern
ment was thai their slant ot mind
.ran mor< to dollars than to human
Reed came in l-u hare of Pres
idential attention when ?i reporter
asserted that tin lorinei legislator
had called on "Gras. Root Jeffei
sonian Democrats" ~to aSRCinhu in
The Missourian did about tin
same thing in 11)32 and 1936 and pei
baps in 1923. Mr. Roosevelt sard, and
consequently was we'll" qualified by
Mrs. Old Quite III
Mrs Melissa Old. who lias been
confined by illness at the home of
her son. Mr W E Old. on Church
Street here foi several month: , sttf
fered a relapse this week and her
condition is now grave.
TEXACO MOTOR Oil. AT 25c PER
quart Yon cannot buy a bettei
motor oil at any pi n? Come to see
me for quality products fine seiv
ice and Texaco Grovei Liiley at tin
Two-Way Service Station
\ev*s Of Interest In
Sweet Home Church
The Young People's c lass of Sweet
Home Christian Church have on
a drive to increase the number on |
roll It is one of the county's larg
est Sunday school classes. Nat Cher j
ry and J D Taylor art teachers.
The church grounds are being
worked this week Announcement
of a ten day revival will be made
at the next quarterly meeting.
At ii short business session, pre
sided over by Luther Britton and
J. I). Taylor Sunday. Rev. Preston
Cay ton was elected pastor of the
church foj the remaining church
year, succeeding Williaip Marlin.
who has moved t(. Atlanta
Christian Endeavor was organiz
ed Sunda\ evening and the follow
ing officers elected: Marie Harrison
president: Viola Hamsun, vice pres
ident. Sam Williams, secretary; Lucy
Knox assistant^?Uehue - Harrison,
treasurer and Nina Lee Britton. as
sistrnTT .11) TayTffi presented the
j temporary officers and Rev.. Cay-ton
? charged the permanent ones
The Sweet Home Sunday School
11- planning on placing a truck in
operation next month to bring the
I-pt?<?j>Jc who liv e some distiilice aw4iy
diei her [ WiHuims is y
Charges \re Filed
\gaiiist Miimber (M
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attempt to try any legal issues jn
new spapers *"i elsewhere than in
'court, hut ue take this opportunity
to -ay that our chief interest in the
? .ioce?-dirig reported as started by
Mr Thurman Arnold at Lexington,
K\ . is that it be handled as expe
ditiously as possible in order that
our Inends and cili/ens generally
may know as promptly as pos-tble
tthat It J Keyuolds Tobacco Corn
(paii\ and the officers and directors
pnmrred; as individual defendants are
entirely clear of the charges
' Nevertheless, there was no par
ticular surprise to us in the an
nouncement made by Mr Arnold,
i He and members of his staff have
Sunday Monday , July 2K-29
? I III MW WITH MM I IN l>"
uilh Burls Karlaff ami Jt*?Lmt ><m >er
Dili HIT ITATIRK Jnl.v 30
"Dr. (lirisliun Meets I lie Women". Jean ilerslioll
"Mail Men <>f l.uro|>e". I.dm. 4>uemi. M. Mafinire
Wednesday Thursday July 31 August 1
?nil CU'I'VIN IS \ I \DV
with ( hatha I ahum ami Billic Burke
Friday-Saturday August 3-3
Till Kill K If ONI S\M \ II"
in'l/? Jack Bamlull
VOL KNOW THE LEADER IN TRUCK
MUST BE THE LEADER IN TRUCK I'AWE
are careful buy
and compare aM
types of truck
?they want to
certain that they'll get the make and type of
truck best suited to their business requirements.
It is a significant fact that more truck users
choose Chevrolet than any other make of truck
. . . because Chevrolet trucks could not have
established their record of leadership In 1940 and
maintained it for six out of the last eight years
had it not been that Chevrolet trucks deliver
) dollar-for-dollar value than any other make.
AO models and types of Chevrolet trucks may
1 be purchased at today's low price levels, so it
would be wiae to consider replacing some of your
equipment with new Chevrolet! now.
TRUCK OWNERS WANT
i On the longest test run ever con
1 ducted under the tupervWtmirfTlte
L Amti lcaii Automobile Association,
I s stock Chevrolet 1%-ton truck
1 Ttirued in a marvelous performance
J and economy record. The facts of
this test run are clearly outlined In
an interesting booklet entitled
"Says Who?" You may obtain this
d ? ? ? - -
Roanoke Chevrolet Company
John Thomas Bland
Passes At His Home
Funeral Services Are Held At
Hi?? Ijite Home Thi*
Robersonville, N. C . July 24. ?
! John Thomas Bland, son of Reu
, hen Bland, died at his home near
here Tuesday morning, July 23. at
Mr Bland was 59 years old and
. although he had been in ill health
' for several months, his sudden de
j mise came as a shock and surprise
t to his many friends and relatives
I throughout the county and section.
Last Easter Sunday morning he suf
i fered a stroke of paralysis and since
then had been incapacitated and
' practieaHy an invalid
Funeral services were held at the
; Jioim* this afternoon at 3 o'clock With
Rev E C. Shoe, his pttator. conduct
in}l the last rites Interment was
' made in the family burying plot on
i th? .Jesse Roebuck lurm
Although Mr Bland was born and
raised in humble circumstances and
J was not fortunate enough -ty. have
! heeij educated, he was considered
I a- ?'?d citizen tmd was highly re
| spCfTf-'ft t?y TiTw Trii-rifTw .r?l?neigh"
! bnrr llr was-honest and reliable and
I his passing will be felt by the com
I rmmity in which he lived for more
i than a half-century
M# is survived by his widow. Mat
|iie Spruill Bland, and 13 children:
Mrs V A Jones. Mrs George Rob
I erson and Mis Hazel Bulloek, of
i Robersonville; Mis Arthur White
i hurst. of Greenville; Mrs. Cleve Hai
1 lip. of Bethel, und Mrs. Bill Saw
l.ver.' of Enfield; Misses Jesse Flor
j enc Bland and Elsie Louise Bland,
of Robersonville; Danford and Lin
wood Bland, of Stokes; John D.
Bland and Hubert Bland. U. S. Army
and stationed in New York, and J.
T Bland, Jr., of Robersonville.
He is also survived by fourteen
grandchildren and was one of. 34
children. He is survived by fifteen
living brothers and sisters who are:
Will If land. Robersonville; George
Washington Bland. Robersonville;
Simon Bland, Bethel; Rubin Bland,
Robersonville; Jodie Bland. New
Bern; Fennel Bland, Dardens; Jesse
Bland, Winston-Salem; Albert Bland.
Norfolk; Woodrow Bland. New Bern;
Wiley Bland. "Bethel; Mrs. Bettie
Bnley, Bethel; Mrs. Ida Bunting,
Bethel. Mrs. Elena Bland. Bethel;
and Mrs Christie White. Halifax.
been carrying oil investigations of
various phases of the tobacco indus
try for approaching two years, and
the proceeding just started is pre
sumably only another instance of
the pursuit of the policy under
which, since he has held the office
of assistant attorney-genenri~~uf~ the
United States hi- h-ir mIhi li'il pin.
ceedings against many hundreds of
other business concerns and indi
viduals throughout the country."
CARD OF THANKS
1 wish to thank my friends for the
beautiful flowers-and the baskets of
fruit given me while I was conval
escing in the local hospital. I par
ticularly wis hto thank Dr. Brown
and his fine corps of nurses for the
splendid attention given me while
in their care.
W 11. Walters.
COME TO SEE ME AT THE TWO
Way Service Station for Texaco
Kire Chief gasoline. Grover Lilley.
In the Government's preparedness
program, steps are being taken to co
ordinate all the physical and natur
al resources of the nation in addition
to. conscripting the country's man
power as a protective measure
This first evidence of the mater
ialization of this vast program was
realized here this week when Gil-!
bert Smith, Elever Roberson, John
Ray Edmondson and Simon Brown
W<#olurd. local amateur radio opera
tors. were registered by Sergeant
Jackson, representing the U. S. Gov
They were fingerprinted, required
to supply the government with ei
ther an affidavit or birth certificate,
and the bad feature about the whole
thing, according to Gilbert Smith,
"you had to give them a picture of
Warns The United
States To Accept
His Trade Terms
rom page one)
ish centers and shipping was done,
according to Nazi claims.
Japan came to the front again this
morning when she warned Amer
ica against shutting off shipments
of scrap iron which she has been
using in large quantities in the drive
against poor old China. The Japan
ese had the audacity to tell this
country that if scrap iron shipments
are stopped, Japan would see that
tin and rubber shipments from the
Dutch Indies would be discontinued.
Down in Havana where represen
tatives of 21 nations in the Western
World are trying to advance some
plan for mutual protection against
actual warfare and economic domi
nation, no iron-clad policies have
been formulated and none is like
ly That the conference will create
a better understanding among the
nations is to be expected, but when
the group adjourns next Tuesday
the problem will not be solved in
Lute Tuesday afternoon a combi
nation stable and packhouse, be
longing to Mrs, Orphic Date, of near
Leens, in Pitt County, was destroy*
od by a wind storm. In the compact
one mule was killed and another
. In addition toiht- luss of the mule,
tin damage to the barn was esti
mated at about $500. No windstorm
insurance was carried by Mrs. Dale.
Tyrrell Farmer a Interested
In Producing Better Poultry
H H. Harris, Extension farm
agent in Tyrrell County, says far
mers of that section are vitally in
terested in better methods of pro
R. R. Bennett, Pitt County farm
agent of the State College Exten
sion Service, reports that red spid
- err. hove?damaged cuttun?in the
lied Spider* Damage
(lotion In Pitt (lounty
Bethel, Winterville and Farmville
soctirms of his county.
FOR SALE: GROCERY BUSINESS
in desirable location. Reason for
si lling, interest in other business.
Write Box 224. Williamston. jy 16-19
NOTICE OF RESALE
In Hi.' Superior Court.
County of Martin vs. Joe White
home, Thomas Whitehorne. Cath
erine Whitehorne, Mimic J. I.il
ley and husband, Frank I.illey,
Annie II. Rue, Marthena H. Daie
and husband, T. E. Dale, Dorothy
Hargrove Holden and husband.
Haul H. Holden. Racharl Hargrove
Brown and husband, Silas Brown.
Under and by virtue of an order of
resale in the above entitled nrnrcd
ings made by L B. Wynne. Clerk
of the Superior Court of Martin
County on the 25th day of July, 1940.
the undersigned commissioner will,
on the 10th day of August. 1940, at
twelve o'clock noon, in front of the
courthouse door in the town of Wil
liamston. N. C, offer for sale to the
highest bidder for cash the follow
ing described real estate, to wit:
Bounded on the North by Hines
land, on the East by the Hines land,
on the South by the Alex Haislip
land, on the west by the Pat Haskctt
land, containing 3011 acres, more or
less. lying and being in Goose Nest
Township. Martin County, this be
ing the same land listed for taxes
m the name of M. L. Haskett.
This the 25th day of July,/1940
CHAS. H. MANNING,
North* Carolina, Martin County. In
The Superior Court.
County of Martin against Bertha Pur
vis and others.
The defendants. Rosa Purvis and
Essit Purvis, above named, will take
notice that an action entitled as
above has been commenced in the
Superior Court of Martin County,
North Carolina ,to foreclose the taxes
on land in Martin County in Which
said defendants have an interest;
and the said defendants will further
take notice that they are required to
appear before L. B. Wynne. Clerk
of the Superior Court of Martin
County at his office in Williamston.
North Carolina, within thirty (SO)
days after the completion of this
service of publication by notice and
to answer or demur to the complaint
of the plaintiff in this action, or the
plaintiff will apply to the Court for
the relief demanded in said com
This the Uth day of July, 1M0.
L. B WYNNt
Cleric Superior Court of
)yl2-4t Martin County.
WANT AD RATES
One cent a word (this type)
25c Minimum Charge
2c a word this size
Cash must accompany all or
ders unless you have an open ac
count with us.
We reserve the right to revise
or reject any copy.
SEVERAL 1940 REPOSSESSED RE
frigerators for sale at greatly re
duced prices. Taylor Electric Co..
Atlantic Hotel Building.
SEE THE NEW 1940 GENERAL MO
tors Frigidaire on our floor. At
IIAVOLINE, THE FINEST MOTOR
oil that money can buy. Only 30c
per quart. Grover Lilley at the Two
Way Service Station
WATER HEATERS FOR SALE
Reasonable. Marvin Britton.
RECEIPT BOOKS FOR SALE: EN
terprise Publishing Company. Tel
ephone 46. a26-tf
SEE THE ENTERPRISE FOR WED
ding announcements or invita
HAVE YOU TRIED "AMERICA'S
Best Flour." We have a large stock.
The quality is high and the price
low. Martin Supply Company.
FINE QUALITY PEANUT HAY
for sale. Larg? supply on hand and
will sell reasonable. See or call John
A. Manning. Williamston, N. C
LARGE STOCK TOBACCO TWINE
Best quality. Get our prices be
fore you buy. Martin Supply Com
ETftA SPECIAL?STEEL GLIDERS
for sale. Weatherproof and water
proof. Coiled springs and sits as com
fortabie as living room sofa. Ball
bearing action. Baked-on enamel
frame. Smart colors. Our regular
$31.50 values on sale for $19.95.
<24 50 values on sale for >14 95
Woolard Furniture Co jy23-2t
WISH TO SAY TO MY FRIENDS
and customers that I have taken
over the Two-Way Service Station.
Come to see me?your business and
patronage will be appreciated. I
sell good Texaco products. Grover
STEEL CHAIRS FOR SALE: FINE
values and they look good. Very
comfortable. $4.98 values on sale for
$2 98. $3.98 values on sale for $1.98
Woolard Furniture Company.
FOR SALE: 300 BALES PEANUT
hay at 20c per bale or $8.00 per
ton. R W Salsbury and Bro., Ham
ilton, N. C. jy23-26
aving qualified as executor un
der the will of the late L, G. God
urd, deceased, lute of Martin Coun
ty. North Carolina, this is to notify
all persons having claims against
estate of said deceased to exhibit
them to the undersigned at William
ston, N C.. R.F.D., on or before the
?>7lh rluy Time 1QX1 i.r this nntiru
will be pleaded in bar of their re
covery. All persons indebted to said
estate will please make immediate
This 27th day of June, 1940.
E. G. GODARD.
_ Executor of L. G. Godard,
B. A. Critcher, Atty. j28-6t
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF
(By Substituted Trustee)
Pursuant to the power and author
1ty~ contained in a certain deed of
trust dated the 16th day of Novem
ber, 1934, executed by Roy Ormond
and wife, Helen Ormond, to C. S.
Noble. Trustee, which deed of trust
is duly registered in the office of
the Register of Deeds of Martin
County, North Carolina, in Book
N-3, page 445, securing a certain
note payable to Home Owners' Loan
Corporation, default having been
made for a period of more than
ninety (90) days in the payment of
said note as provided therein and
in the performance of certain cove
nants set out in said deed of trust
and demand of foreclosure having
been made by the holder of said in
debtedness, the undersigned trustee,
having been substituted as Trustee,
for C S. Noble, said substitution be
ing duly recorded in the office of
the Register of?Doedo of Martin
County, North Carolina, in Book Y-3,
page 314, wit! offer for sate ST pub
lice auction to the highest bidder for
cash at the Courthouse door in Mar
tin County, Williamston, North Car
olina, at 12 o'clock noon on 10th day
of August, 1940, the following de
scribed real estate, to wit:
All that certain lot, tract or par
cel of land situate, lying and being
in the Town of Williamston. Wil
liamston Township, County of Mar
tin, State of North Carolina, and
more particularly described and de
fined as follows:
Adjoining the lands of Herbert
H. Cowan, Kate B. York. John Res
pass . and Sycamore Street, in Wil
liamston, N. C.
Beginning at a stake on Sycamore
Street; thence along the line of Mrs.
Kate B. York South 60 dee. 30 min.
West 210 feet to the line of Herbert
H. Cowen; thence along the line of
Herbert H. Cowen North 29 deg. 10
min. West 49 feet to the line of John
Res pass; thence along the line of
John Respass North 60 deg. 30 min.
East 210 feet to said Sycamore Street;
thence along Sycamore Street South
29 deg. 10 min East 49 feet to ti
line of Kate B York, the beginning,
and being the same lands conveyed
to Roy Ormond by deed from J. D.
Slade and wife, Beriaaia Siade, dated
March 1, 1929, and recorded in the
public registry of Martin County in
Book A-J at page 178, and which wai
filed for record on April 9, 1929, and
being the same premises described
on a certain map or plat of said
premises made by D G. Modlin,
Surveyor, on July 6, 1934. and which
is now on file with the Home Own
ers' Loan Corporation.
This property will be sold subject
to 1940 taxes.
The purchaser at this sale will he
9 per cent of the purchase price to
show good faith.
This the 9th day of July. 1940
T. C. ABERNATHY.
Hugh G Horton. Atty jy9-9t
DR. V. H.
Please Note Date Changes
Robersonville office. Scott's Jew
elry Store. Tuesday, August 9.
Williamston office. Peele's Jewel
ry Store, every Wed., 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.
Plymouth office. Liverman's Drug
Store, Every Friday. 10 am. to 4 pm.
Eyes Examined?Glasses Fitted
Tarboro Every Saturday.
ALL MEN'S STRAW HATS
ALL SUMMER SUITS
' ?l'~ TO FVFRy CUSTO/yiTV
OKtAT) "PURCHASING GROCFRHS....
Qua/i ty ~?ocn] Slote i
After you've com
pleted and paid for
18-Ot. Loaf? your rerular grocery
Our Pride 2 lor 15c SLC-S
? . , ? failed to titration or
Ut-Oa. lataf su?,e?t Triple-Freah
Sandwich . 2 for 15c K uou.
your favorite kind?
With Vitamin Bl absolutely FREE!
Colonial. 16-oz. loaf 7c Frid*y'^ th?
' W " ' """ ? 'W Saturday, Ausuat 3.
Apple Sauce ... 3 No. 2 cans 19c
Light Neat Tuna 2 cans 27c
Salad Dressing, 32-oz. jar : . .19c
Lynnhaven Mustard . 2 qt. jars 17c
Orange Juice 4 No. 2 cans 25c
Corned Beef No. 1 can 18c
SOUTHERN MANOR ^ A!
nn VI A "DELICIOUS ICED" ? #(#
TEA %-lb. Package IJY
Tender Sliced Bologna ^JLlbs. 27c
(ifouml Corn Meal Two 5-lb. bags 27c
Colonial Grape Juice 2 pt. bot?. 27c
Apple Butter 2 38-oz. jars 27c
RED MILL?FULL 8TRENGTH g MA
^ VINEGAR.ihali gallon 17*
Colonial Cut Beets No. 21-2 can 9c
N.B.C. Premium Crackers 2 plcgs. 29c
Devil's Food Layer Cake, lg. size 35c
d. r. BLEND MMA
COFFEE, 2 lbs. 35*