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Over River Fill
Grinding to a stop last Saturday
following heavy rains, traffic was
resumed over the river fill on Sun
day Progressing at a WPA pact
work on the road from now on is
likely to make travel over the route
most difficult. Several possible dates
for completing the project have been
mentioned, but observers are of the
opinion that no one seems to know
when the road will be reopened to
normal traffic and that it will be
several months before the fill and
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"Unwanted" Refugee Runs Away
Homesick for hn parents in faraway Ix>ndon, Michael Gutman 10-year.
old British ftaruw, became ronyinred he wasn't wanted in tha Engie
wuod, N. 1, home of Dr. and Mrs. George Holler, although they were
doing their heat to make Michael and his sister happy. Finally ha ran
sway. An alarm was sent out and he was found in New York. Shown
hark homa in bad. Mike thinks now he was just upset by tha war and all
IW l)av In I/mer
Section Of (lountv
Yesterday was m'I usidt as dog
day m the lower part of tin* county,
and all tin* dogs. large and small,
wt'if gathered together for vaccina
tion m the drive against rabies. Sev
enty five of the canines were carried
to the dispensary at Hardens to set
a new high record at that point.
An increase in the vaccine cost is
proving troublesome and vaccination
receipts are being withheld where
the dog owners do not have the- full
amount It is surprising to learn how
many people own dogs and yet don't
have enough money to pay a 75-cent
vaccination fee The 75 cents is cred
ited to the owner's necoiint hut it 1
must he advanced by the owner at
the time of vaccination.
A clinic is being held in James
Dog days have been designated in
other parts of the county, as follows
No 90 filling station, April 10.
from 11 to 2 p m - Hardison's Mill.
Friday April 11, from 11 to 2 p. m :
Kason Lilley's Store. Monday. April
14 from 11 to 2 p m Corey's Cross
Roads. Tuesday. April 15. from 11 to
2 p. m , Bear Grass. Wednesday.
Apiil 16. from 10 to .2:30 p. m ; Biggs
School House. Friday, April 18. from
11 to 2 p. m ; Williamston, Saturday.
April 19, All day at Dr Osteon's Of
fice. Beddard'., Store. Monday. April
21. from 11 to 2 p m , Cross- Roads.
Tuesday, April 22, from 11 to 2 p.
in . Kveretts, Thursday. April 24.
from 11 to 2 p m ; Gold Point. Satur
day. April 26. lrorn 11 to 3 p. m ; Par
mcle. Monday. April 28. from 11 to
2 p m ; Roebuck's Station. Log Cab
in. Tuesday. April 29. from 11 to 2
p in , Hamilton, Thursday. May 1,
from 10 to 5 p m.; Kobersonville, I
Saturday. May 3. from 10 to 2 p. m.;
bridges are completed.
The last of the concrete foundation
piles for the four new bridges was
din en a week ago. but the first of
tie uiuls has. not yet. heen complet- '
ed. and work on the others is pro
at a slow anaiTa pace.
!? WILLIAMSTON In
ll<> I III II
II MET HER IT'S A COMPLETE
? l?KI!ST DRESS
WE HAVE IT!
In fuel hi* liiiM' kept ill*' wire lint re
ordering. keeping our ?toek eum
plele for llie lunl iiiimile ?hopper.
Our Men's Dejturtment Is Hub
bling Over With the ISeiv
? SPORT COATS
? SEPARATE SLACKS
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
Director of Commerce
Carroll L. Wilson (right) is con
gratulated by Secretary of Com
merce Jesse Jones after Wilson
took the oath of office in Washing
ton as director of the bureau of
foreign and domestic commerce.
The bureau is in the commerce de
Urged By Nearly 100
(Continued from page one)
C Martin, elected to fill the unex
pired term of Mr Fleming's, was re
elected F C StaUings is the third
and a new mprnber ??f the board, suc
ft-rdtng--F-: ?Wt-Holliday,'-old board
member Lester Davis, another old
member <>t the board, was said to
have resigned when he saw a storm
was brewing on tin political front. It
is not ceitain that the appointees will
accept, and while it is reasonable to
believe that the teaching personnel
will not be ousted in its entirety, pos
siblv a few resignations will follow I
the friendly but warm political stir-1
Plans were advanced for the con- I
struetion of a $12,000 teacherage in |
Rubersonville. the project to be a
James C Manning was unanimous
ly re-elected for a two-year term.
Committee appointments in most I
of the districts left most of the old |
members on the local boards.
Comparatively few changes in the I
local committee personnel were made
with one or two exceptions, includ
ing those at Jamesville. Hamilton
got an out-and-out new group, and
a i t signation in the Farm Life dis
trict was accepted. The committee
Williamston: R L. Coburn, R H. |
GoodfhTih.and C. B. Clark.
Robersonvillc W H. Gray, 1. M. I
Little. N C Everett. J 11 Dixon, and |
G W Taylor
F.vcretts G G. Bailey. Herman |
Williams, H L Roebuck.
Gold Point: Herbert Johnson, L.
A. Croom. H H Roberson.
Oak City J A Everett. Dr. E. E. I
Pittman. Francis Worsley, E. R. Ed-1
motulson. Jr . and George Oglesby.
Hariiilton L R. Everett, Henry!
Johnson, Jr. LeRoy Taylor, this]
group succeeding Asa Johnson, J B
Everett and W. J. Beach, resigned.
llassell George Ayers, A. E. Pur-1
vis. Woodrow Purvis.
Farm Life A. J Hardison, P. E
GeUinger, Frank Lilley. Mr. Hardi-1
son succeeds Louis Roberson, re
B? ar Grass Henry D. Peel, Wheel
er Rogers and Rossell Rogers.
Jamesville; C. C. Fleming. F. C. |
Stalhngs and C. C. Martin
Dismiss#'* Street Potato
Dineati?* At Meetinn Here |
Speaking to the bi-weekly farm |
forum here last ^ening, Don E. El
lis, state extension pathologist, dis
cussed diseases common to the sweet
potato. He also talked about blue
mold control. Twenty farmers vyere
present for the discussion
Hassell, Monday, May 5, from \0 to
3 p. m ; Smith Bros. Store, Thursday,
May 8. from 11 to 2 p. m.; Oak City,
Saturday. May 10, from 10 Co 3 p. m.
Claims Of Thirteen
Men To Dependency
(Continued from page one)
Marnner. George Benjamin Barber,
Donner Warren Ange, Adren Augus
tus Willoughby. George Caton Hope
well. George Walter Roberson; Jas.
Evan Perry. Azor Joseph Everton,
James Dalmar Modlin, Henry Ralph
Peele, Charles Audrey Lilley. Walter
Lee Smith, Georgie Edward Martin, 1
Herbert Carol Lassiter. all of James
viile. RED No. 1
Alexis Lawrence Thigpen, Ru
dolph Elem Bnnkley, William Alton
Daniel. Whitney Everett Saunders.
Allen Peckham Olmstead, Claude
Baxter Clark. Jr.. Melville Vernon
Wynne, George Andrew Roberson.
Herbert Edward Lee, Bernard Swain
Harrison. George Jasper Moore. John
Ix>nnie Horner, Mathon Baldwin
Dunn, Ernest Earl Cox. Charles
Hudgins Godwin. Jr.. Noah Samuel
Riddick, Austin Eugene Browder,
William I^atham Thrower, Joseph
Fernando Griffin. Arthur Thomas
Rose, Ernest Johnson, Herbert
Brown. Edwin Eiford Holding, Geo.
Hyrnan Harrison. Jr.. all of William
Lemuel Elbert Tice, William Ka
der Lilley, James Buchanan Harring
ton, Percy Staton Cherry. Garland
Wynne. Bruce Wilson Coltrain, Joe
Lawrence Coltrain, Christopher Mil
ton Barber, Milton Goff. James Evan
Lilley, Justus Brown Coltrain. Jos
eph Samuel Pate, Joseph Staton Grif
fin. ?James Edison Gardner. Benja
min Hugh Coltrain. and Leroy Knox,
all of Williamston. R.F.D. No. 1.
Williamston Richard Davenport.
Burn ice Douglas Adams, John Dav
id Etheridge, Allen Gossell, Elwood
Ayers, Daniel Asa Knox. Julian T.
Hyman, Haywood Woodrow Gard
ner. of Oak City. R.F.D. No. 1
James Eli Harris, Ores Eli Rogers,
Benjamin I^eroy Ward, James Gar
land Rogers, Clayton Leroy Revels,
Arehii- Hodges. James Davis Bul
lock. James Staton Bailey, Joseph
Raymond Whitakers, Charlie Bruce
Bowen, John Craven Gurganus, Ben
jamin Milleby Taylor, Fred Dalbert
Ayers, Eustice Lee Jones, Hubert Al
phard Perry, Johnnie Wesley Wynn,
Oliver Harrison, Hubert Staton Har
ris. Jimrnie Lee, James Paul Lilley,
all of Williamston R.F.D. No. 2.
Alton Edward Grimes, James Gar
field Manning, Lorenzo Leon Jack
son. Theltgn Ray Alexander. Eu
gene Benjamin Roberson, Ralph Ed
ward Roebuck, James Elton Smith,
Lemon Russell Osborn. and Shel
ton T. Wynne, all of Robersonville.
Zaekary Davis Purvis, of Bethel,
Jessie B. Dai I, of Creswell.
W+Hiam Kenlem Stroud, of Little
Paul Woodrow Allen, of Dardens.
Malcolm Yeaman, of Winston-Sal
Raymond Thomas Johnson, of Grif
William Dawson Crisp, of Hassell.
James Penned Bland, of Dardens.
Dennis Proctor Jones, of Gaines
William Carey Valentine, of Lum
Raleigh Lee Terry, of Belle Glade,
Kla. ' .
Jessie Hubert Peel, of Washing
ton, R.F.D. 3
"" Murray Eugene Hyman, oT Pal
myra R.F.D. 1.
Charlie Mack Bullock, Joseph Col
lins Griffin, Raymond Hermit Heath,
Charlie Chester Hollis, Joseph Cul
len Stalls, Lewis Aster Thomas, Wil
lard Burrus Eber Harrison, Henry
Barber Allen, Warren Ray Allen,
Loyce Wynne Cullipher, Garland
Dongl.ts .Inni's, of Willkimston, R F
D No 3
Jin' Harvey farmer, William Karl
Mobley, Genrge Clayton Everett,
Henry Albert Roberson, Luther
Franklin Pilgreen, Willii' Ray Pow
ell, Ernest Beach, Mottis L. Wynn, all
ni Robersonville, R.F.D. 1.
Vance Columbus Fleming. Nor
man Pruitt Turner, Fred Taylor,
Lester Bryant, Elbert Lee McGow
an, all of Robersonville, R.F.D. 2.
Murray Climmons Liverman, Rus
sell Mayor Ilolliday, Robert Lee
Bryant, Roy Long Harrell, all of
William Franklin Thomas, Henry
Samuel Johnson, Jr., both of Hamil
Alton Roy Keel, Curtis Thurman
Wynne, both of Everetts
Thomas James Blount. Sr., Chas.
Brantley Martin, of Jamesville
Charlie Benjamin Pittman, Jerry
Bennett, Columbus Martm, Claude
Gray, Eugene Gay, Ernest Wooten,
all of Oak City, R.F.D. 1.
William Bowen, Benjamin Everett
Ward, James Wiggins, Verna Land,
Elton Hodge, William Seth Owens,
Willie Williams Walter Fisher, Leo
Marshall Slade, Walter Roosevelt
Jones, William Prince Langley,
James Evans, Haywood Davis, James
Leroy Davis, William Vance Or
mnnd. Jr., Alonza Wilson, Pete
Marshall Williams, Joshua Rascoe.
all of Williamston.
Richard Bennett, Robert Henry
Jones, Roosevelt Clemons, Herbert
Spruill, John Elbert Spruill. Nat
Goss, Wheeler Latham, Idare Brown,
Johnnie Robert Bullock, Nathaniel
Augustus Mobley, Herbert Jasper
Rives, Herbert El-nest Purvis, Harry
Clemmons. George Purvis, Clinton
Reaves, all of Williamston R F.D. 3.
la-vie Wilkins, Herman Jasper
Whitfield, Julius Bell, George How
ard. Jesse Stanley. Haywood Bridg
ers, Isaac G. Whitney, L. D. Mizell,
laiuis Slade. Claud Parker, Jake
Brown, Fred Little, Jack Smith, all
of Robersonville, R.F.D. 1.
Floyd Loon Spruill, William Hen
ry Rcddick, James Henry Moore, Jos
eph Bell. George Henry Hudgins,
William Biggs. Simon Lee Jones, Sim
Bell, Roosevelt Fagsn. Julius Dan
iel, all of Williamston R.F.D. 1.
Willie Bonner, of Everetts.'
James Edward Bennett, of Porta
SPEAKS . . .
The accident count continues
to climb, but last week's activi
ties on the county's highways left
no dead or injured. A mule was
killed, running the property
damage to a figure well over
The following tabulations of
fer a comparison of the accident
trend: first, by corresponding
weeks in this year and last and
for each year to the present time.
14th Week Comparison
Accidents Inj'd Killed Dam'ge
1941 2 ? 0 $ MO
1940 2 6 0 525
Comparison To Date
1941 29 12 2 $2104
1940 30 23 0 4038
Offer Im/tnt/H r ( retlential?
In (llaiminft Soil Payment
Armed with a post card advising
him that his dues in a burial society
were due, a Martin County farmer
made a 15-mile trip to the county
agent's office last week-end and
called for a check. The true intent
of the card explained to him, the far
mer's feathers wilted and he return
ed home empty handed.
Individual cards are mailed to all
farmers who have checks waiting
for them, and this particular farmer
thought good fortune had smiled
upon him when he received the card
advising his burial society dues were
Hillard Harris Matthews, Colum
bus Brown, William Augustus For
rest, Willie Parker, Jr., Warren Utah
Little, Bolie Rogers, Charlie Ben
Roberson. Wilmer Elmer Brown,
Robert James Rogers, William Red
dick, William Henry Whitfield. Robt.
Lee Manning, Lewis Harris, all of
Williamston, R. F. D. No. 2.
Romas Peel, of Jamesville.
William Gordon Roberson. Sey
mour Decate Briley, Jake David
Spurr, Arlander Page. OUie Page,
Richard Brown, Jonah Whitehurst,
all of Robersonville.
William Curtis Howell, Robert
Peel, Manuel Ralph Wilson, Paul
Parker, William Jordan, Ernest Jen
kins and John Henry Wilkins. all of
Robersonville, R. F. D No.-2.
Jimmie Bell, of Newport News
Robert Leo Gay, of Hobgood No. 2.
Clavon Northen, Jeremiah Peel,
Wrllie Woolard, Howard Peel, Earley
Whitehurst, all of Jamesville No. 1.
Luke Arnold Knight, Ernest Phil
hps, Henry Williford. Stewart Ed
ward Wiggins, all of Palmyra No. 1.
Puize Pittman, of Whitakers, No. 1.
Elijah Jones, Richard Smallwood,
William Waler Wilson, of Hamilton.
Ardell Taylor, of Cape Charles, Va.
Thomas Moore and Bernard Moore
Julius Smith, of Parmele.
Ben Ashley Jones, of Hobgood, 1.
Ernest Howell, of Norfolk.
Earma Staton and Jesse Staton, of
Oak City. '
Jasper Smith and Wright Smith,
of Bethel. R F D.
White?Class 4 F
William James White, of James
ville; James Curtis Nicholson, of
Lowell, Arizona; James Mirt Roe
buck, of Robersonville R F. D. 1;
Wheeler Vance Daniel, of Oak City;
Woodrow Wilson Edmondson, of Oak
City. R. F. D. 1; Harold Saunders
Coltrain, of Robersonville; Harvey
Glenworth Currie, of Jamesville 1
To the voters of Williamston;
I hereby announce myself as
candidate for renomination for ma>
or of Williamston subject to the cor
vention'"tO?Be held on the 17th da
of April at the court house.
If nominated and elected I prom
ise to the people of Williamston t
serve them to the best of my abilit;
and take this means to thank you fo
your loyal support in the past.
i8-2t J L. HASSELL.
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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.
BABY CHICKS ?LARGE HUSKY
chicks from N. C. and U. S. ap
proved flocks only. All popular
ireeds. Hatches each Tuesday from
nodern electric incubator. Reason
ible prices. Phone 307-6. Lancaster's
Hatchery. Windsor. j24-tf
BTTENTION FARMERS ? HAVE
your seed peanuts machine-shell
?d and graded. Charges reasonable.
Shelled any day you may bring
them. Blount Fertilizer Co., Green
ville, N. C. m!8-4t
SALES?SERVICE ? ALL MAKES
and models radios and refrigera
tors. All work guaranteed. Griffin
Electric Company. H. T. Griffin,
Bear Grass, N. C.
WE PAY 76c CASH FOR CORN.?
Williamston Hardware Co. a8-tf
County Colored Trainee
I$ Rejected By The Army
Grandy Pemberton, young Martin
County colored man who left for
service in the Army at Fort Bragg
last Tuesday, has been rejected by
Army doctors. the county draft
board was notified last week-end.
Ha* Fine Peach Orchard By
Following recommended practices
closely, Hugh White, of La Grange,
now has one of the best young peach
orchards in Lenoir County, reports
Asssitant Farm Agent O. R. Free
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