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Spends Week-end Here
Francis Peel, who is in camp at
Fort Bragg, was here last week-end
visiting his mother, Mrs. R. J. Peel. 1
In Raleigh Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Peele visited
in Raleigh Saturday.
Visits in Ahoskie
Mrs. K D. Worrell visited in Ahos
kie last week-end.
Spends Week-end Here
Miss Sarah Taylor, of Norfolk, vis
ited her parents, Mr and Mrs R. A
Taylor, here last week-end.
Returns from Hos*pital
Miss Anne Hardison returned on!
Monday from a Washington hospi
tal to her home here.
Visits in Washington
Miss Elizabeth Bailey went" to
Washington over the week-end
Spend Week-end Here
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Basnight and
daughter, of Snow Hill, visited Mr.
and Mrs Bob Carver here last week
Returns from Tennessee
Mr. J. D. Bowen. who has been in
Tennessee attending a bee meeting
will return home thio week.? 1
Was Business Visitor Here
R R. Little, of Greenville, was a
business visitor here Monday
Was Here Sunday
Miss Mary Lou Hodges, of Wash
ington, visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. P. Hodges, here Sunday
With the north's overcoat buttoned
up against the frigid winter, thia
picture from Palm Beach, as the
season opens, spreads a welcome
breath of warmth and cheer. Joy
Shepherd, of Westport, Conn., is en
joying a dip in the ocean. Lucky girl I
Texas Service Station
Central Service Station
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ALL LADIES' HATS
All Shoes Greatly Reduced
All Coats and Suits
In Washington Friday
Mosdamei Kneezer Harrison, Pete
Mendenhall and Nathan Rogers vis
ited Mrs. Jennie Barnhill in a Wash
ington hospital Friday.
Are Visiting Here
Mrs David C. Mizelle, and little
Miss Alva Jeanne Mizelle, of Nor
folk. are visiting Mrs Mizelle's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weaver,
here for a few days.
Visit Here Sunday
Mr. and Mrs Buck Ayers of Ev
reetts, visited here Sunday.
Visits in Richmond
Mrs. George Thorpe visited her
family in Richmond over the Week
enri Sh< also went to Camp Lee. Va.,
where her nephew is in camp.
In Rocky Mount Sunday
Mr and Mrs. H. R. Williams visit
ed in Rocky Mount Sunday
Shops Here Last Week-end
Mrs. Andrew Holliday, of James
ville. shopped here last week-end.
Spends Week-end Here
Mr. Steve Clair, of Plymouth, vis
ited friends here over the week-end.
Was Here Last Week-end
Mr. Russell Davis, of Portsmouth
and Windsor, visited here over the
In Washington Sunday V
Misses Josephine Eldridge, Irene
James, Bolton Cowen and Madge
Glazener visited in Washington on
Visit in Griffins Township
Mr. and Mrs. William Peel, of Nor
folk. visited Mr. Peel's mother, Mrs.
Lewis Peel, in Griffins Township,
Visits in Robersonville
Miss Nina Mae Bunch visited in
Robersonville over the week-end.
Spend Week-end Here
Mr. and Mrs Wilford Sparrow, of
Norfolk, spent the week-end here.
In Washington Sunday
Mr Guy Roberson and Miss Josie
Pearl Lilley visited in Washington
Sunday. \ -
In County Sunday
Mr and Mis Mac Roberson visit
ed friends in Griffins Township Sun
Was Visitor Here
Mr. James Woolard, of Washing
ton and Oxford, visitrti Miss Nora
In Suffolk Sunday
Mr. J Eason Lilley and Mr. Earl
Miller visited in Suffolk Sunday.
Marriage Licenses Issued
Marriage licenses were issued in
this county last Saturday to Jasper
David Woolard and Velena Revels,
both of Williamston, and to James
Elton Smith and Nellie Gray Mat
thews, both of Robersonville.
Attend Commissioners Meet
Messrs R. A Haislip, of Oak City;
j It I,. Perry, of Bear Grass; Joshua
I, Coltrain, of Williams; C A. Rob
erson, of Robersonville, and C. D.
| Carstarphen, of Williamston, were
present for the special meeting of
the Martin County Commissioners
here yesterday morning.
Was Itusihess Visitor Here
Mr J R Winslow, of Roberson
ville. v.-,is here yesterday attending
Attend Board Meeting
Messrs. J. A. Everett, of calmyra;
' Herbert Roebuck, of Cross Roads,
and C. C. Martin, of Jamesville, at
I tended the regular meeting of the
i Martin County Tire Rationing board
Shop Here Yesterday
Mesdames R. A Haislip and H. J.
Haislip, of Hassell, were in town
Was Here Yesterday
Mrs. John Robert Jenkins, of Au
lander, was a visitor here yesterday.
Visits in Raleigh \
Mrs. Hattie Bailey spent last week
end in Raleigh visiting friends.
Was Here Monday
Mr. Fred Hoyt, of Smithfield, was
hero Monday visiting his sister, Mrs.
Bill Glover, and Mr Glover.
In Rocky Mount Sunday
Mrs George Bishop and Mrs. E.
P Cunningham were in Rocky
Mount Sunday visiting Mrs. Z. T.
Piephoff, who is recovering from an
operation in a hospital there.
Spends Week-end Bar*
Miss Bessye Harrell, of Ahoskie,
spent the week-end here with Mrs.
Attend Welfare Meet
Misses Mary Taylor, Blanche Har
rison and Audrey Williams attend
ed a special welfare meeting in
In Robersonville Sunday
Mr. and Mrs John L. Rodgerson
and Misses Katherine Hardiaon and
Mary Rodgerson visited Mr. and
Mrs. Clinton House in Robersonville
lm Durham Today
Mrs. C. G. Crockett and Mrs. R.
W. Bondurant are visiting in Dur
ham today. ^
Mrs. O. C. Holland, of Middlesex,
today announced the engagement of
her sister, Miss Christine High, of
Raleigh, to Pvt. Bernard E. Huddy,
of Bloomfield, New Jersey, and Fort
Bragg. The wedding is to take place
in Middlesex on Friday, January
16th. at 5 o'clock p. m.
No formal invitations are being
mailed, but a special invitation jg
extended all the friends of Miss
High's in Williamston to attend.
Miss High, for several years a pop
ular member of the Martin County
Board of Health nursing staff, made
many friends in this county. She is
now night supervisor for the Wake
County Sanatorium, Raleigh.
Miscellaneous Shower for Recent
Bride at Bear Grass
Mrs Russell Griffin, the former
Carrie Dell Terry, recent bride, of
Bear Grass, was honored by a group
of her friends Tuesday night at a
miscellaneous shower in the com
munity house at Bear Grass.
During the evening the guests
played bingo and other games and
drinks and sandwiches were served
Guests other than the honoree in
cluded: Mesdames Nathan Rogers,
Russell Rogers, Hildreth Mobley,
Ralph Mobley. Pete Mendenhall,
Kneezer Harrison, Sidney Beacham,
Irving Terry, Alonza Revels, and
Robert Bailey; Misses Velma Bailey,
Annie Mae Bailey, Amanda Wynne,
Elizabeth Bailey, Grace Bailey, Ruth
Evelyn Terry, Louise Wynne and
Martha Lillian Mendenhall; Mr. and
Mrs Hyman Clark, Reginald Peel
and Haywood Mobley.
SEWING CLUB MEETS
The regular meeting of the Tailor
Sewing CTub was held Friday at the
home of Mrs. H. R. Williams in the
Tar Heel apartments. The ten reg
ular members were present and Mrs.
George Thorpe was a special guest.
The installation service of the
Woman's Society of Christain Serv
ice, Methodist Church, was held on
Sunday night, January 11th. The
topic was "Love in Action."
The president of the society gave
a "record of achievements" of the
The very impressive installation
service was held by candlelight.
Latest Additions To The
Enterprise Mailing List
Listed among the recent additions
to the Enterprise mailing list are th?
Isaac Nichols, Williamston; Mrs. P.
E Manning, Oak City; W. E. Gainer,
Williamston; D V. Purvis, Bethel;
Mrs. Henry Roberson, Williamston;
C. C. Martin, Jamesville; Jesse G.
Williams, Hobgood; Claude W. Col
train, Williamston; Mrs. C. Rowland
Jones, Elizabeth City; Mrs. Caddie
Mobley, Everetts; C. E Phelps, Rop
er; Mrs. J. T Harris, Williamston; D.
W Manning. Williamston; S. E. Har
dison, Gainesville, Fla ; W. A. Per
ry, Williamston; Mrs. W. R. Roebuck,
lersonville; J. J. Jackson, Williams
ton; Mrs. T. F Harrison, Williams
torn J G. Staton, Williamston; R. B.
Brown. Williamston; E. S. Revels,
Williamston; L. A. Thompson, Oak
City; Julian Rawls, Jr., Oak City;
E H. Gay lord, Jamesville; Mrs. R.
11 Hargrove, Robersonville; Mrs. W.
A Bailey. Williamston; Verna Leg
gelt, Williamston; Mrs. A. T. Perry,
Williamston; Jno. R. Coltrain, Wil
liamston; Mrs. Selma Dewlaney,
Oceanside, Calif.; E D. Jones, Oak
City; R. H. Clayton, Jr., Clarksville,
Tenn ; Mrs. O. W. Hamilton, James
ville; Jno. H. Mizelle, Williamston;
Earl Miller, Williamston; Mrs. C. G.
Rogerson, Williamston; Mrs. Betty
Barnhill, Robersonville; Major Gard
ner. Williamston; Naomi Rhodes,
Jamesville; N. D. Griffin, Williams
ton; Mrs. Harriet Harrison, William
ston; S. A. Perry, Williamston; H. P.
Mobley, Williamston; W. B Weav
er, Robersonville; W. E. Old, Wil
liamston; Mrs. Luther Hardison,
Jamesville; Hugh Hardison, Avon
Red Cross Seeking
Washington, D. C.?Reports from
American Red Cross chapters
throughout the country reveal that
women are responding to the call
for 50,000 First Reserve Red Cross
nurses, officials here announced.
In making the plea for the enroll
ment of additional nurses, Miss Mary
Beard, director of the Red Cross
Nursing Service, declared, "To place
the nation's nursing program on a
full wartime basis, the Red Cross
must increase its nursing reserve by
more than 50,000 trained nurses.
"The Red Cross First Reserve, to
taling approximately 24,000, is com
prised of single nurses, under 40,
who are subject to call to active du
ty with the armed forces. Member*
of the Second Reserve, totaling 34,
000, are for various reasons unavail
able for military duty, but are pre
pared to serve in disasters, wartime
epidemics, and to reinforce nursing
public health work for civilian de
Miss Beard issued the call for
nurses following a conference with
Major Julia O. Flikke, superinten
dent of the Army Nursing Corps and
Miss Sue S. Dauser, superintendent
of the Navy Nursing Corps.
Major Flikke reported that at
least 10,000 additional nurses are
needed for Army duty. Miss Dauser
said that more than 1,390 addition
al nurses will be required to keep
pace with the expandtng personnel
I of the Navy.
Red Cross officials here declared
that at the close of the first World
War, 22.854 regular nurses and Red
Cross Reserve Nurses were serving
with the Army and 1,500 with the
Loses To Farm Life
The Williamston High School bas
keteers lost a doubleheader to the j
Farm Life teams in the local gym
Friday night. The girls lost 28-14,
while the boys were edged out 25
The girls' team lost a one-sided
game to a strong Farm Life sextet, I
M. Moore being high scorer with five
points. Perry and Ward followed
close behind with four points each.
L. Griffin led the visitors with 16
The second game of the evening
proved to be much more exciting
than the first. The Williamston boys,
being behind five points at the half,
put up a strong offensive fight in the
third quarter to bring the score to a
George Cunningham, who was re
cently elected captain, made a field
goal and a free shot which gave Wil
liamston a 3-poihl margin. But Ben
nie Daniel, leading scorer for Farm
Life, sank three successive field goals
at the close of the game to put the
visitors out in front. 25-22.
The Green Wave teams will meet
Lewiston High in a doubleheader to- i
night in the local gym.
Is Visiting Here
Mrs. J. L. Harris, of Raleigh, is
spending a few days here with her
mother, Mrs. T. F. Harrison. Mr.
Harris, formerly employed by the
VEP Company in Williamston and
later by a Raleigh gas company, has
recently been transferred to Provi
In Norfolk last Week-end
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bie visited
friends and relatives in Norfolk last
week-end. Mrs. Bie's sister return
ed home with them Sunday to spend
several days here
Relief for Mueries of
Put S-purpe?? Va - tro-nol up each
nostril. It (1) shrinks swollen mem'
branes, (2) soothes Irritation, and
(3) helps clear cold-clog
ged nasal passages. tflflfC ' y
Follow complete di- ?
rectlons In folder VATIONOL
Vu Here Sunday
Miss Delia Lee Lilly, of Farm
.jfe, visited her sister here Sunday.
i'isits in Griffins Township
Mr. Clarence Gurkin, of Norfolk, I
spent the week-end with his fam
ily in Griffins Township.
Spends Week-end Here
Mrs. Mary B. Shute, of Norfolk,
visited relatives here last week-end.
Spends Sunday Here
Mrs. Bettie Gray, of Robersonville,
spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs.
H. R. Williams.
For Your Plant Bed
J. Reg Simpson
Martin Supply Co.
Complete Stock Available At All Timet For
Either Plant Bedt Or Kegular Crops.
WAREHOUSE LOCATED ON THE
RAILROAD?OLD STALLS BLDG.
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AND POLL TAX
All persons owning Real Estate or Personal Property, or both, on the 1st day of January, 1942,
are required to give in same for taxes during the month of January. All male persons between
the ages of 21 and 50 years are liable for poll tax. All persons who are liable for poll tax, and fall
to list, and all persons wbo own property and fail to list it will be deemed guilty of a misdemean
or; and, upon conviction, fined or imprisoned.
"Each farm owner or his agent must come prepared to report the acreage of each crop har
vested on his own or his tenant's farm last year (1941); also acres cultivated, lying out, woodland,
number livestock, farm equipment, apple trees of bearing age, number of people living on farm,
and the tons of fertiliiers for all crops." Prepare your list now. This is required by state law.
All persons owning dogs six months old and over are required to list the same for taxation
at the same time other property is listed.
The list-takers will be at the following places between 9 a. m. and 5 p. m. on the dates men
tioned for the purpose of listing your property:
Jamesville Township J. Linwood knowles, List-Taker
Jamesville Town House January 9, 16, 23, 30
Hardens (Jordan's Store) January 13 und 20
Williams Township Vernon Griffin, List-Taker ? At Home
And At County House January 19, 26, and 30
Griffins Township W. Tom Roherson, List-Taker
Leon Earl Griffin's Store January 17 and 24
At Home Other Days
Bear Grass Township : J. Rossell Rogers, List-Taker
At J. Rogers Bros.' Store
Williamston Township John R. Peel, List-Taker
Courthouse ... Every Day, 9:00 to 5:00
Cross Roads Township W. L. Ausbon, List-Taker
At Home January 16
Everetts January 13, 14, 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30
Robersonville Township H. S. Everett, List-Taker
Parmele - January 15
Robersonville, All Other Days At Central Warehouse
Poplar Point I^Roy Taylor, List-Taker ? At Home
Hamilton Township LeRoy Everett, List-Taker
Beddard's Store January 20
Hassell January 23 and 30
Hamilton January 13, 16, 27, 28 and 29
Goose Nest Township J. A. Rawls, List-Taker
Oak City, lummry 10, 17. 24 and 31 at Rawl's Filling Station
Report Your 1941 Crop Acreage Through Your Local
List-Taker During January, 1942
Your local Tax Lister is required to make the records, bat farm owners or tenants i
furnish the facts. Therefore, call your list-taker's attention to these records and be prepared
to furnish the following information: (1) Acreage for each crop harvested during calendar
year 1941; (2) Number of horses, mules, cows, sows, ewes and hens on farm January, 1942;
(S) Number of people living on farm January, 1942; (4) Number of threshing machines, com
bines, peanut pickers, farm tractors and farm tracks. All of the above information furnished
will be considered as confidential, and will not be used In any manner that la detrimental to
the farmers concerned. It is not used for tax purposes.
Do your part to Insure complete farm reports for your county and remind your neighbors
ive their farm record to the local tax lister.
C. D. Carstarphen
TAX SUPERVISOR MARTIN COUNTY