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Confined To His Home
Friends of Mr. H. M. Clark will
be sorry to learn that he is confined
to his home here because of sick
Are Now in Richmond
Mrs. A. D Bertolett and children,
formerly of Williamston who have
been in Bermuda with Captain Ber-1
tolett. returned to the States recent
ly and are now making their home
Returns from Asheville
Mr. Fred Taylor will return home
this week-end after being on the to
bacco market in Asheville for sever
Recovering from Operation
Recovering from a major opera
tion in a Greenville hospital, Mr
Claude E. Jenkins is expected home
the latter part of this month
Return to Norfolk
Mrs. Dick Woodward and children
have returned to their home in Nor
folk following a visit here with rel
Attend Farm Bureau Meet
Messrs. Charles Daniel. T. B Bran
don, T. B Slade and John Eagles
were among those from this eonntv
who attended the State convention of
the North Carolina Farm Bureau in
Raleigh Wednesday and yesterday.
S Q U A R E
JANUAR*Y 1 Till
Do This 1
Has a Cold
Relieve Misery With
Improved Vicks Treatment
This improved treatment actually
makes Virks VaptiRnh give EVtW -
BETTER RESULTS IMAM EVER BEFORE!
ACTS 2 WAYS AT ONCE to
bring relief penetrates to upper
breathing |>assages with soothing
medicinal vapors . STIMULATES
chest and back surfaces like a
warming poultice . . And WORKS
FOR HOURS to ease coughs, relieve
muscular soreness or tightness,
and bring real comfort.
To get this improved treatment
. . . simply massage VapoRub for
3 minutes ON hack as well as
throat and chest, then spread
thick layer on chest and cover
with warmed cloth Try It' VICK8
VAPORUB - the Improved Way.
Evacuated from War Zone
Mrs. Therese Hall arrives at San Francisco from the Pacific war zone,
bringing her twins, Priscilla Brcnda and James Lennard, whose sole in
terest at the moment is in their dinner.
Visit in Rocky Mount
Mrs J W Watts and Mrs. E. P
Cunningham visited Mrs. Z T Piep
hoff in a Rocky Mount hospital.
Will Visit Here
Mr and Mrs W M Myers will
have as their guests for the week-1
end. Mr and Mrs L. E Chandler, of,
Attends School Meeting
Mr. E S Peel attended a meeting
of the State School Commission in
In New Bern Wednesday
Mr. David Davis visited in New
Bern Wednesday night
Reaves for Norfolk
Mrs Victor Champion will leave
Sunday to visit friends in Norfolk.
Returns to Inman, S. C.
Miss Louise Strange lias returned
to her home in Inman, S. C.
Was Business Visitor Here
Mr. C M Hurst, of Robersonville,
was here yesterday attending to bus
In Washington Yesterday
Mr and Mrs. Henry Handy and
little son visited in Washington yes
terday ? ?
Attend Basketball Game
Dr. E T Walker. Messrs. Jack
Frank, Clayton Crofton, James W.
Ward. Wheeler Manning, Tom Rose,
Jim Cook, Misses Evelyn Lilley, Do
lores Long and Mamie C. Taylor and
Mr. and Mrs George Hutchison at
tended the basketball game in Wash
mgton Wednesday night.
Shop Here Wednesday
Mrs. Corbett Swam and Mrs. G. A
Collins, of Plymouth, shopped here
Happenings In I he
Bear Crass School
On Tuesday night, January 13th,
the Bear Grass boys and girls bas
ketball trams defeated the Plymouth
boys and girls teams at Plymouth.
The girls score was 50-2 in favor of
Bear Grass and the boys score was 26
to 13 in favor of Bear Grass. Both
of the local teams played exception
On Tuesday, January 13th, the
sixth grade attended the show in
Williamston. The picture was "Ser
geant York" It was the first time
that several of the students had at
tended a moving picture show, or
had been inside a theatre. They
found the picture very entertain
The Senior Class has selected the
play, "Youth Loves the Day," as the
senior play for this yegr Tt will he
presented Sometime during the first
part of March.
The Parent-Teacher Association
will hold its regular meeting on
Tuesday night. January 19th. There
will be a guest speaker and the PTA
cordially invites any visitors who
would'like to come."
On Monday night, January 19th,
there will be a program presented
by the Dixie Doodles in the school
auditorium at 7:30. This program is
sponsored by the athletic associa
Mrs. ( lias. Leonard Addresses
The Wesleyan Guild Meeting
The Wesleyan Guild of the Metho
dist Church met Monday night in
the church. This meeting climaxed
a membership drive Mrs. Charles
Leonard spoke on her experiences
during her many years as a mission
ary fto China.
After Mrs Leonard's talk, the
members iind their guests were serv
ed drinks and sandwiches. Hostesses
for the evening were Misses Jerry
and Frances Humble.
Local Woman's Club Buys
$100 Defense Savings Bond
A meeting of the Williamston Wo
man's Club was held Wednesday a
the club building. Twenty-one mem
hers were present and the president
Mrs. E. P. Cunningham, presided.
The club vuted to buy a $100 de
fense bond And one umf ormior tto
W'H'Mmstnn high KrhrwU band. Thl
president called on all members t<
aid the Red Cross and other humam
organizations. The President's birth
day ball was discussed and eacl
member was given tickets to sell.
There was no planned progran
and the meeting was adjourned witl
a prayer by Mrs. J. L. Goff.
The meeting was held in the new
ly appointed club rooms Wednesday
afternoon. In the past few month!
the interior of the lobby has beei
completely renovated and refittec
to suit the needs of the club, the Rec
Cross and other municipal organi
The regular monthly meeting of]
the American Ix'gion AuAiliaiy was
held in the home of Mrs. Hugh Ho
ton in Williamston Saturday afte
noon at 3:00 o'clock. Mrs. R J. Pe
was joint hostess with Mrs Horto
After the usual opening ceremoi
the meeting wag opened for bui
ness. The minutes uf Uie last IttOeth
were read and approved and tl
treasurer's report given. The electic
of a first vice president, Mrs. R(
Ward, and a chaplain, Mrs. J. ]
Winslow, finished up the old bui
ness A past president's pin was gr
en Mrs. Charlie Davenport, of Jame
ville, a former president.
During the social hour, the ho
tesses served a delightful swe<
The next meeting will be held i
Robersonville, with Mrs, Mack Wyr,
and all members are invited to a
Visits Parents Here Tuesday
Mrs. Clarence Morse, of Elizabet
City, spent Tuesday and Wednesda
aith her parents, Mr. and Mrs.' B. 1
Hurley. Mr. Morse came Wedneada
Sunday Monday January 18-19
"TOP SERGEANT MULLIGAN"
irtili ,\?/ I'endlelon and C.arol lluglies
Tuesday IMHBLE FEATURE January 20-21
"Secrets of the 1-one Wolf willi ft iirrrn William
"1 iiilcrgroiiuil Hustlers" ailli Kiiiirc Busters
Wedneaday-Tbursday January 21 -M
"AMONG THE "LIVING"
with Albert Dekker mid Susan llay ward
Friday-Saturday January 23-24
"JESSE JAMES AT BAY "
with Roy Rogers and George "Gabby" Hayes
Banks to Close
M 0 IN 1) A Y
JANUARY 19, 1912.
ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHDAY
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Guaranty Bank & Trust Co.
| HINTS FOR
| HOMEMAKERS I
i ? i
By Irene James, Home
Service Director, Virginia Electric
And Power Company
"There are pies that make us happy
There are pies that make us sad,
But the pies that fill our hearts with
Are the pies that keep us well."
Yes indeed, pies can do their part
toward furnishing protective food
substances needed for good robust
Variety in the diet does much tow
ard holding the family's interest and
keeps them in a receptive mood for
foods that are nourishing
Meat pies, fruit and custard pies
all figure into a day's requirement
for balanced meals.
2 lbs rump, flank or chuck steak
1 chopped onion (or to taste)
Cut the meat into strips two inches
long by one inch wide. Put them
with the bone, just cover with water
and simmer one hour. Line the sides
of a deep pan with pie pastry; put in
layer of meat, a thin layer of sliced
onion and sprinkle with salt and pep
per. Next add a layer of sliced pota
toes with bits of butter dotted over
TtT"Alternate the steak and potato
layers until the pan is full. Thicken
the gravy with browned flour and
pour in, put on top pie crust, brush
with beaten egg and bake at 460* F
until quite brown?30 minutes.
3 cups boiling water
2 cups potatoes (diced or cut in
1 1-2 cups chicken stock
3 tbsp flour
1 cup onion diced in large pieces
1-4 lb sausage meat
1 cup mushrooms (optional)
3 tbsp cold water
Cook fowl slowly in the boiling
water until tender. Ten minutes be
fore it is done add the potatoes, on
ions and the sausage meat which has
been shaped into small balls. When
chicken is done remove from bones
in large pieces. Place one half the
meat in a baking dish, cover with po
tato, onion and sausage pieces and
one-half cup canned mushrooms.
Add remaining chicken, vegetables.
Thicken the stock with the flour
mixed with the cold water and m
son to taste with salt and pepper.
For added richness, four slices of
bacon may be cut into squares,
browned crisp and placed over all.
Cover the top with your favorite pi
try crust Bake seven minutes in a
very hot oven (480*) or until well
puffed and pastry is brown and thor
oughly heated through.
I^ft Over Chicken Pie With
Sweet Petato Crust
3 cups diced cooked chicken
1 cup diced cooked carrots
6 cooked whole small onions
2 tbsp flour
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 cup milk
1 cup chicken broth (or boullion
Arrange in layers in casserole.
Combine milk and broth to flour,
blending well. Cook until thick?stir
and keep smooth. Pour over chicken
and vegetables. Cover with crust?
bake 40 minutes 375* F.
sweet Potato Crust
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1-2 tsp salt
1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes
1-3 cup melted fat
1 beaten egg
Sift dry ingredients, work in the
cold sweets, fat and egg. Roll 1-4"
Orange Blossom Pic
To the regular pie crust recipe add
the grated rind of half an orange
and Substitute orange juce for water.
Line pie tin and prick bottom and
sides and bake in a hot oven (450*)
2 cups milk
1-2 cup instant tapioca
1-2 cup sugar
1-8 tsp salt
Grated rind of 1-2 orange
1-2 tsp shredded cocoanut
Heat the milk under very low heat.
(Double boiler may be used). Mix
the tapioca, sugar, salt and stir into
the milk. Cook until mixture begins
to thicken. Add the orange rind.
Cook 15 minutes, stirring to keep
smooth. Stir in beaten egg yolks and
cook one minute longer. Cool. Fold
in the stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour
into pie shell. Sprinkle top with
sbrcHHpH comaniit Brown lightly In
oven Chill thoroughly before serv
Make a foundation of plain layer
cpke. Split layer and spread bottom
with cold custard, placing over cue
place top, ice with a chocolate bat
Variation: Use raspberry jam for
a filling and sprinkle top generously
with powdered sugar or use whipped
sour cream for filling and top.
MRS. LEVIN ENTERTAINS
Mrs. M M. Levin entertained at
her home Wedneaday night at a lowe
ly bridge party. The eight guests en
joyed six progressions of bridge, af
ter Which the hostess served a salad
Mrs. R H. Qoodmon received the
high score prise and prizes also were
awarded to Mrs. D. N Hix and Mrs.
C B. Clark.
Gutsts included Mesdames George
Thorpe, Daisy Pope, N. C. Green, D.
N. Hi*, Harold Hargett, C B. Clark,
R. H. Goodmon and H. M. Clark.
Mr. and Mrs. Ajtn Honored
Mrs. Russell Rogers, of Bear Grass,
entertained Tuesday night at her
home honoring Mr. and Mrs. Buck
Ayers. Mrs. Ayers was the former
Miss Grace Rogers
During the evening the guests
played bingo and prizes were won
by Leroy Harrison, Guy Robinson,
Leon Rogers, Josie Pearl Lilley, Mrs.
Irvin Rogers and Mr Hildreth Rog
A green and white color scheme
was carried out in the decorations
and the prizes were wrapped in
white paper and tied witfi green rib
Later in the evening punch, sand
wiches and cakes were served to the
following guests: Messrs. Guy Rob
inson, Leon Rogers, Hildreth Rogers,
Garland Whitley, E. D. Harris, Mr.
and Mrs Leroy Harrison, Mr. and
Mrs. Irvin Rogers, Mr and Mrs. A.
T Barnhill, Mr. and Mrs Robert
Bailey, Mrs E. D. Harris, Mrs. Bes
sie Rogers. Mrs. Kneezer Harrison,
Mrs. J. D. Wynne, Mrs. Ella Wynne
and Misses Josie Pearl Lilley, Man
da Wynne, Elizabeth Bailey and
In Norfolk Yesterday
Mrs. Abner Brown and Mr. and
Mrs. C. G. Crockett visited in Nor
Were Business Visitors Here
Mr. and Mrs. Miles Lilley, of Grif
fins Township, attended to business
Visits Here This Week
Miss Sally Gray Gurkin, of Dur
ham, yisited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Johnny Gurkin, this week.
Improving After Operation
Miss Hortense Greene is improv
ing after an appendectomy in a
Rocky Mount hospital.
Visit in Washington
Mr. J. T. Barnhill and Mr. H. L.
Barnhill visited Mrs. Jennie Barn
hill in a Washington hospital yes
Visit Here Wednesday
Misses Marjorie and Elaine Jack
son, of Jamesville, visited here Wed
Returns to Norfolk
Mr E. D. Harris returned to his
work in Norfolk after visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Har
ris in Bear Grass.
Was Business Visitor Here
Mr Paul A Ward, of Rocky
Mount, attended to business here on
Returns to Augusta, Ga.
St. Sgt. G. W. Corey has returned
to Augusta, Ga.. where lie is in camp.
In Washington Wednesday
Miss Josie Pearl Lilley and Guy
Robinson visited in Washington on
Was Business Visitor Here
[? Miss Vera Maude i.itley was a Bus
iness visitor here Thursday.
Visits in Elizabeth City
Mr George Sfetsos was a business
| visitor in Elizabeth City yesterday.
In Rocky Mount Wednesday
Mr. and Mrs. Julius S. Peel spent
Wednesday in Rocky Mount and
Move To Haughton Street
Mr and Mrs. Randolph J Allen
moved this week into an apartment
oil 119 Haughton Street.
In Durham Wednesday
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Barnhill and
Mr. R. Vernon Bunting were in
Spends Thursday Here
Mrs. J. R. Campbell, of Plymouth,
spent Thursday with her daughter,
Mrs. J. Randolph Allen, and Mr. Al
Was Business Visitor Here
Rev. J. M. Perry, of Robersonville
was here yesterday on business.
Visit In Washington
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Rnehnetr and
Mr and Mrs. R. Vernon Bunting vis
ited Mrs. Jennie Barnhill in a Wash
ington hospital Wednesday night.
In Durham Wednesday
Mrs. John Peel and daughter and
Mrs. Luther Peel were in Durham.
Confined To His Home
Cop fined to his bed by illness for
several days, Postmaster Pete Fow
den hopes to be able to get out this
Was Visitor Here
Dr. Ralph McDonald, of Chapel
Hill, was the over-night guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Jim King here last night
Visit Here Yesterday
Messrs. C. C. Coltrain and Marvin
Were Here Yesterday
Editors J. E. Bufflap, of Edenton,
and Max Campbell, of Hertford,
were here yesterday.
ENTERTAINS AT BRIDGE
Mrs. J. V. Champion was hostess
it a bridge party at her home in Mar
in Heights Wednesday night. The
.hree tables of guests enjoyed an
ivening of bridge, and during the
evening drinks were served.
There were no progressions, each
.able playing separately and table
prizes were awarded the high scor
;r at each table. The prizes were
won by Mrs. Joe Godard, Jr., Mrs.
Elbert Peel and Mrs. Daisy Purvis.
Later in the evening a sweet
:ourse was served to the following
?uests: Mesdames P. H. Brown, K. B.
Erawford, J. S. Rhodes, S. R. Biggs,
Z. H. Godwin, Titus Critcher, Travis
Kitchen, and Misses Ruth Manning
ind Anna Crawford.
He turns To New York
Mrs. Dora Bloom has returned to
New York after visiting her daugh
ter, Mrs. Frank Margolis, here for
Visits Here This Week
Miss Marjorie Lilley, of New Bern,
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs
John Lilley, here this week.
Returns from Hospital
Mrs. Oscar Davenport, of James
ville, has returned to her home from
a Washington hospital, where she
underwent an operation for appen
dicitis early last week.
In Washington Monday
Mrs. Bob Manning, Mrs. H. O.
Peele and Mrs. A. J. Manning, Jr.,
were in Washington Monday.
It is important that you place all orders
for TOBACCO FLUES immediately in
order that the material from which they
are made may be obtained.
We are ready to take your order
now, and orders matte now stand
a better chance of being filled.
J. C. NORRIS
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
It is particularly important that you produce
at much as possible at the least expense and
cost necessary this year. To produce excel
lent crops you naturally must use the best
fertilizer made. We recommend Royster
fertilizer to all our friends and customers,
and when in the market for plant bed fertilis
er or fertilizer for general use, in the produc
tion of all crops, we trust we may have the
great pleasure of serving you.
Royster's fertilizers need no introduction to
* this or any other section of the State. Every
brand manufactured by this firm has an en
viable reputation and will give you excellent
results regardless of the crop.
C. C. Martin
JAMESVILLE, N. C.
NOTICE TO MY FARMER FRIENDS
I Have A Large Plant Bed Fertilizer
Supply Royster's On Hand. Will ap
Special preciate your order.
MAINE GROWN COBBLERS. SEED POTATOES 11 PK. GOVERNMENT CER
TIFIEI). BEST SEED OBTAINABLE. LET ME BOOK YOUR ORDER NOW
. . . YOITLL SAVE MONEY.
JOHN W. EUBANKS?HASSELL, N. C.