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Short Course For
Tobacco To Start
In Raleigh Jan. 14
Stale College's fifth annual short
rcurae for North Carolina tobacco
growers will open January 14 and
continue through the noon hour on
January 14. Dan M Paul, director
of agricultural short courses at the
college, announces a heavy advance
registration for the school
All morning programs will be (
held in the Y.M.C.A. auditorium
the State College campus On th<
opening day, Tuesday, an afternoon
session will be held in the Y-M-C A
but on Wednesday and Thursday af
ternoons grading practice will bo
i .eld in Withers Hall on the college,
Among the outstanding leadeis
who will lead discussions and pro
sent lectures, most of them lllustrat
ed lectures, are: W. G. Finn, East j
Central director of the Agricultur
al Adjustment Administration: Dr
E G Moss and Dr. T. E Smith of
? n... n.tn...! T,,htrm FepiTiment Sta
tion. 11 W Taylor, tobacco ihaikol?
nig specialist of the Bureau of Agn
eultural Economics; and E Y. Floyd
L T Weeks, Dr. L. D. Baver. E C
Blair, R W. Graeber. W D. Lee. Dr
J. F. Lutz, Dr. G. K Middleton, J
O. Howell, K. J. Shaw, and Dr Lu
ther Shaw, all of State College
Tuition is free, but a charge of J1
will be made for registration and a
certificate of attendance Lodging
and meals will be available on the
college campus at nominal cost Reg
istration is open to white men and
women over 16 years of age.
Director Paul reported that the
four previous tobacco short course,
at the college have attracted ap
proximately 650 North Carolina
growers About 250 of these glow
ers have received certificates for at
tending all sessions of a course
Final l)att>n For Payment
I nder Th4' 4.4.4 I'runrum
Original applications for Agricul
tural Conservation payments under
the 1940 program must be filed in
the county office by March 31, 1941
Supplemental applications may b<
filed until April 30. 1941. or within
30 days after the receipt of the orig
inal check by the producer Cotton
parity payment applications must
have been filed by December 31, but
supplemental applications will be
accepted until January 31. 1941, or
within 30 days after receipt of the
check from the original application
NOTICE OF SALE
North Carolina. Martin County
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained in a certain deed of
trust executed to the undersigned
truster- by W. L Tyner and wife. Km
nia Tyner. on the 22nd dav of An
gust. 1940, and of record in the put)
Army Powder Plant Rises from Cornfield
?lust last summer this site was a cornfield and tobacco patch, which gives you an idea of how fast the gov
ernment is working to overcome one of the defense bottlenecks. These buildings, rapidly nearing completion
at Charleston, lnd.. will form a tremendous powder plant for the army. (Central 1'resa)
Blessing for a Warrior
rid of a lin n y;<r . ? t :?-r kisses the crucifix
u ?? If;, u-'p o. ? . iii a i?:< es the first Ifrilish mechanized unit to
land on tirirk .soil. (Central I'reau)
lie registry of Martin County in j
Book X 3. at page 556. .aid (iced of'
trust having been given for the pur- j
pose of .securing note of even date ;
and tenor therewith. (i.etauJt having
been made in the payment ol said
note .and the stipulations contain ;
ed in said deed <?f trust not having j
been complied with, and at the re-i
quest of the owner of said note, the
undersigned trustee will, on Satur
day. the 8th day of February, 1941,
at 12 o'clock noon, in front of the ;
courthouse door in Williams-ton o#~]
fer for sale the following described
Kn.t 1 rait. Beginning at J E. Ty
pe i - line on the Tyner lane which
i.r ha; t and West and running
along aid J K. Tyner lirie South
wards t" a branch, thence East
wards along .-aid branch to James
Brown "Hiiie. thence Wcstwardlv
along said James Brown line to Jack
Tyner line to Tvner's La ti<?, thence j
Wcstwardlv along said lane to J7 ETj
Tyner's line, the place of the begin-1
Second ti;act: A one-half undivid
ed interest in a tract of woodsland
formerly known as the Mizell tract.
the lands of- J-'
Out of Retirement
Coming out of retirement at the age
of 11, Shirley Temple has accepted
a $2,600-a-week offer to co-star with
Mickey Rooney in a aeries of pic
tures. Asked if she was glad to get
back to work, the veteran Holly
wood actress replied, "Oh my, yes'
School is so dull."
which is bound by the lands of J.
W. I,. Tyner and J. T Tvner on the
West and the lands of W. I. and J. E.
Tyner on the North. on the East by
John Birrs tract of lami. South by
the Thomas lladley tract of land
consisting of thirteen (13) acres,
more or less.
This the 11th day of January, 11)41.
B A CRITCHER,
i 14-4t Triisln
Of Towns* Debts
Municipal debt limits that are
based arbitrarily on assessed valu
itions" failed to save hundreds of
cities and towns from plunging in
o debt during the prosperous 1920's
?a condition from which many have
lot yet recovered?says Mrs. Mel
ylile Mucklestone, president of the
National Consumers Tax Commis
iion. She is urging other states to
follow the lead of North Carolina,
tfhich has set up a special commis
sion for the handling of municipal
iebt. Called the local government
rommission, the body is empowered
;o fix special limits for each local
government individually, and to
jass upon all new and local bond
ssues, notes and refunding. The
MCTC leader advises her members
n favor bills which would establish
;uch commissions in their states.
Having qualified as administrator
if the estate of Buck Roberson, de
?eased, this is to notify all persons
laving claims against said estate to
present them for payment on or be
fore the 27th day of December, 1941,
,r this notice will he pleaded in har
jf their recovery. All persons in
iebted to the said estate will please
nake immediate payment.
This the 27th day of Dec., 1940.
ASA J. HARDISON
Administrator of the estate of
131-Ot Buck Roberson, deceased.
NOTICE OF RE-SALE
Notice is hereby given that by
/irtue of an order of re-sale made
>y the Clerk of Martin County Su
icrior Court in the Special Proceed
ngs entitled "J. S. Jackson et als
/s. Olive Mizelle," the undersigned
?pmmissioners will on Wednesday.
January 22nd, 1941, at 12 o'clock
Moon, in front of the Courthouse
loor of Martin County, offer for cash
he following described tracts of
First Tract: Bounded on the North
ind East by the Jamesville-Plym
juth-River Road, on the South by
?Jtate Highway No. 04, on the West
yy the lands of D. I). Coburn, con
aining ninety-five (95) acres, more
?r less, and being what is known as
he J. F. Jackson Home Place.
Second Tract: Adjoining the lands
>f S. R. Coburn, R. L. Coburn and
ithers, containing thirty-seven (37)
icres, more or less, and being lot
Mo. 1 of the J. G. Godard Land Divi
sion Plat Book No. 1 at page 473 of
he Martin County Public Registry.
This the 6th day of January. 1941.
W. H. COBURN.
R. L COBURN,
W L WHITLEY.
i7 21 Commissioners.
566 Liquid or 666 Tablets with 666
Salve or 666 Nose Drops generally |
relieves cold symptoms the first day. I
New Yale Coach
Emerson W4<sf*ikt) Nelson, pic
tured in New Haven, Conn., re
covering from an attack of grippe,
is new head coach of Yale football,
first non-Yale man to get the job.
He is a former University of Iowa
grid star and succeeds Raymond
North Carolina. Martin County. In
The Superior Court.
Robert Louis Stevenson vs. Spice?
The defendant above named will
take notice that an action entitled
as above has been- commenced in
the Superior Court of Martin Coun
ty for absolute divorce on the
grounds of two years separation, and
notice that she is required to appear
before L. B Wynne, Clerk of the
Superior Court of Martin County,
within thirty days after the comple
tion of this service of summons by
publication and answer or demur
to the complaint in said action, or
the plairftiff will apply to the court
for the relief demanded in said com
This the 31st day of Dec, 1940
L B WYNNE.
d31-4t Clerk Superior Court.
Having this day qualified as ex
ecutor of the estate of the late Mrs.
Mollie Harris, deceased, of William
stun, Martin County, this is to notify
all persons holding claims against
the said estate to present them for
payment on or before December 31.
1941, or this notice will be pleaded
in bar of their recovery. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate settlement.
This the 23rd day of Dec., 1940.
Executor of the estate of
l7-6t Mrs. Mollie Harris.
For Your Plant Bed
SEE OUR LOCAL AGENTS
HENRY E. GRIFFIN
MARTIN SUPPLY CO.
t / H
Complete Stork Available At All Time* For Either
I'lant Hi'iIh Or Keffular Crop*.
WAREHOUSE LOCATED ON THE
RAILROAD?OLD STALLS BLDG.
Condensed Statement of Condition of
Branch Banking & Trust Co
WILLIAMSTON, NORTH CAROLINA
At the Close of BusinessDecember 31, 1940
Cash and Due from Bunks >$6,691,229.75 Capital Stock. Coiuniou $ 400,000.00
Obligations of the United States?Notes 3,940,000.00 Capital Stock Preferred 100,000.00
Obligations of the United States?Bonds 6,123,767.27 Surplus 750,000.00
Fed. Intermediate Credit Bank Debentures 315.000.00 Undivided Profits 427,911.35
FederalUamlBankBombr: . ; ... 1,803.205.32 Reserves ? ? ? ? 307,250.00
North Carolina Bonds 285,572.87 Dividend Payable Jan. 1, 1941 8,000.00
Municipal ami Other Marketable Bonds 1.518.198.12 21,006,973.83 Unearned disc. & other liabilities 50,105.58
Loans and Discounts . 2.857,836.92 Deposits 22,172,163.15
Accrued Interest and Accounts Receivable . 117.089.29
Banking Houses, Furniture ami Fixtures, and Real Estate, Less
Depreciation Reserve (Tax Value $337,105.00) 233,530.04
(Estimated value of assets charged off not included above?$112,677.60)
Upon the Strength of the Above Statement and the Backing of Our Directors, We So
licit your Business, Promising Every AccomnuHlalion Consistent With Sourul Banking.
Sound Banking and Trust Service for Eastern Carolina