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Was Here During Holidays
Bobby Graham, a sophomore at
U. N. C.. Chapel Hill, visited in the
home of Rev. and Mrs B T. Hurley
during the Spring holidays.
Spends Thursday Here
Mrs. Clarence Morse, Jr. of Eliz
abeth City, spent Thursday here
with her parents. Rev. and Mrs. B.
Visits in Bear Grass
Mr. Elbert Harris, student at A. C
College, Wilson, spent last week-end
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs E D
Harris, in Bear Grass.
Visit Here Wednesday
Mrs. C J Sawyer and daughter,
Sarah, -of Windsor, were .the dinner
guests of Mr and Mrs Wheeler Mar
tin here Wednesday.
Here Here Last Week-end
Mrs. Rrennon Thatch and little
daughter. Mildred, of Norfolk, spent
a few days here visiting Mrs.
Thatch's parents, Mr and Mrs. C. A
Returns to Camp Lee
Pvt. Francis Peele has returned to
Camp Li e. Va.. after spending a lew
days here with his mother. Mrs. Sa
Visits in Bear Grass
Mr Harry Wynne, of A. C. Col
lege. Wilson, spent last week-end in
Bear Grass with his parents, Mr and
Mrs J D. Wynn.
Returns to Robersonville
Mrs. W. B Weaver has returned tor
her home near Robersonville after
visiting friends here for a feuPdays.
Shop Here Tuesday
Misses Rebecca Capehart and
Edith -Green, of Windsor shopped
Here Here Wednesday
Mrs. Don Davis and daughter,
Barbara, of Plymouth, were visitors
Visit in Roanoke Rapids
Mrs Johnny Rawls and Mrs. Har
ry Meador spent Thursday in* Roan
Shops Here Tuesday
Mrs Corbett Swain, of Plymouth,
was a shopper here Tuesday.
Leaves for Anderson, S. C.
Mrs. C D. Pittman and son, James,
left Wednesday for Andersoh, S. C.,
to visit" relatives.
Visits Here Wednesday
Mrs Clyde Hardison, of Plymouth,
visited here Wednesday.
Were Here Wednesday
Mrs. B. Goldstein and daughter,
Doris, of Windsor, visited Mrs. Frank
Visits Here Wednesday
Mrs. N C. Everett, of Roberson
Mr. and Mrs Dick Cherry, of Ev
eietts and Newport News, announce
the birth of a son, John Richard, on
File day morning, in Everetts.
Visits Here Wednesday
Miss Whitmel Gilliam, of Windsor,
was a visitor here Wednesday.
In Henderson Tuesday
Mr and Mrs. Jessup Harrison and
family spent Monday and Tuesday
in Henderson visiting Mr. Harrison's
parents. Mr. and Mrs R. G. Harri
Returns to Florida
William Gurkin returned to his
post of duty in the Army Air Corps
at Eglin Field. Fla.. yesterday after
spending two weeks near here with
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Will Gur
In Danville Today
- Mrr^rs J. E. King and Bill Myers
are attending to business in Danville
and Charlottesville today. Miss Pat
sy King, student in Queen Ann's
School. Charlottesville, will accom
pany them home to spend the spring
Visiting in Tarboro
Mr. and Mrs. J. Paul Simpson and
Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Rogers are spend
ling the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
Curtis Leggett in Tarboro.
Spending Week-end Here
Dr. and Mrs. Russell G. McAllis-.
'.tor and little son. R. G . Jr., of Rich
mond, are spending the week-end
here with Mr and Mrs J. 11 Saun
.Move to Marshall Avenue
Mr. and Mrs. Shelbon Hall have
moved into the apartment former
ly occupied by Lieut, and Mrs. Her
bert Whitley on Marshall Avenue.
In Raleigh Tuesday
Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Biggs, Mrs. F. U.
Barnes, Mrs. J. W Watts and Mrs.
E. P. Cunningham visited in Raleigh
Visit in Rocky Mount
Mrs. L E. Rudisill and Mrs. Jack
Fitzgerald visited in Rocky Mount
In Jamesville Wednesday
Mis. Thomas Earl Martin visited
in Jamesville Wednesday.
Is Visiting Here
Mr. J. M. Boyce, of the Naval Re
serve. Norfolk, is visiting Mrs. Boyce,
the former Miss Dorris Moore, here
for a few days.
In Charlotte Thursday
Miss Be mice Ward was a business
visitor in Charlotte Thursday.
Improving from Illness
Friends of Mrs Mary Belle Os
borne will be glad to know that she
is improving after having been con
fined to her home here by illness.
Visits in Rocky Mount
Mrs. Frank Hitch visited in Rocky
In Washington Tuesday
Misses Mageralme Harrison and
Velma Bailey visited in Washington
Mrs. Paul Jones and Miss Ruby
Barnhill visited in Washington on
Attend Senior Play
Miss Josie Pearl Lilley, Mrs. Mack
Roberson and Guy Roberson attend
ed the senior play at Farm Life
School Wednesday night.
In Washington Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Browder vis
ited in Washington Tuesday night.
On Tuesday night, Mrs. Elbert
Peel and Mrs. Joel Muse entertain
ed (or Miss Grace Manning, bride of
this week, with a bridge shower at
the home of Mrs. Peel on Academy
In the living room, forsythia, daf
fodils and hyacinths were effective
ly arranged and pink carnations and
peach blossoms were used for dec
Guests were greeted by Mrs. Peel,
assisted by little Miss Lilybet Muse
and Master Bill Bob Peel. Mrs Muse,
the honoree and Mrs. Ben Long
Reeves, of Littleton, sister of the
groom-elect, received in the living
Punch was served by Mrs A J.
Manning. Jr.. Mrs. J. M. Boyce, Mrs.
E. L Sherman and Miss Ruby Barn
Miss Nell Harrison received the
high score gift. Mrs. Titus Critcher
and Mrs. Edwin Holding won sec
ond and third prize and Mrs. Clar
ence Whedbee received a consolation
gift Mrs. Boyce. a recent bride, was
presented silver in her chosen pat
The bride-to-be was given old
China that once belonged to her
The refreshments of lime ice, cake
and wedding ring mints, carried out
a color motif of green and white. A
miniature nosegay was given each
guest before they were invited up
stairs to see the lovely array of gifts
in China, crystal, silver and linen.
Those pri'sent were Mesdames H
S? Robert and A. J. Manning, Jr.,
A J Manning, Sr.. A R. Dunning,
J M Boyce, H. B. York. Ben L.
Reeves, W C Watson, Wheeler Man
ning. David Modlin, George Hutch
inson, Garland and William Wool
ard, Claud Leggett, Leman Barnhill,
B A. Critcher, John, Francis and W
C Manning, Jr , V. G. Spivey, R. L,
Coburn, Malcolm and Reginald I
Simpson, W G. Peel, Jack Edmond
son. Carroll Coltrain, James C. and
J. O. Manning, Jr., Edwin Holding.
C. P. Whedbee, D. R. Davis Vernon
Bunting, Tom Barnhill, A. R White,
Joseph Griffin and Titus Critcher;
Misses Mary Alice Dunning. Bolton
Cowen, Ruth Manning, Mary Tay
lor, Eva Avant, Irene Hester, Mary
Stokes Robinson, Mary Carstarphen,
Katherine Hardison, Bessie Gwynn,
Ann Gctsinger, Marie Griffin, Nell
Harrison, Mamie C. Taylor, Lorene
Weaver, Alta Critcher, Thelma Lil
ley, Julia Everett, Blanche Harrison,
Ella Mae Gaylord, Annie Bridgeman
Stancil, of Washington, and Dorothy
Manning, and Mesdames C. D. Cav
anaugh and E. L. Sherman.
BIRTHDAY DINNER PARTY
Mrs. Ira Griffin was entertained
at a surprise birthday dinner party [
last Sunday by her husband and chil
dren. Mrs. Griffin was 51 years old.
The party was carried out in East
er decorations, with a green and yel
low color scheme The menu includ-.
ed chicken, barbecue, beef, green |
peas, potatoes, cole slaw, pickles,
bread, cake and pie.
Those attending the party were:
Mrs. 11. U. Peel, Mrs. C. M. Peel and
children, Mr and Mrs. Dave Grif
fin and son, Mr and Mrs. George
Griffin and children, Mrs. Lydia
Griffin, Mrs. Mary Eliza Griffin.
Clarence Griffin. Mrs. Ludie Rober
sun and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. T.
C. Griffin, Mr. and Mrs N. R. Peel,
and Mr. and Mrs Lester Griffin Mrs.
Griffin received many useful gifts.
Mrs, Griffin accompanied Mr. and
mgton City where she will spend a
Miss Dixie Daniel and Grover C.
Whitchurst were married in a pri
vate ceremony at Georgetown, S. C.,
last Sunday evening at 8:30 o'clock,
it was learned here this week.
Mis. Whitchurst is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs Charles T. Daniel, of
near Williarfiston, and until her mar
riage was employed in the office of
the county agent here. Mr. White
hurst is the son of Mrs. A. T. White
hurst, of Washington. He was in the
insurance business here for some
time, but is now employed by the
government in Savannah where they
are making their home for the pres
To Spend Week-end Here ,
Mr and Mrs. M. Dale Tetterton
and family, of Richmond, will visit
Mrs. George D. Grimes, Sr., and fam- |
ily this week-end.
In Norfolk Wednesday
Mr. Miles Lilley and Clarence Gur
kin visited in Norfolk Wednesday.
Returns from Erwin
Mrs. Wayne Byrd has returned to
her home here after spending a few
days in Erwin visiting Mr Byrd's
Visits in Norfolk ,
Mrs. Jim Staton was a business |
visitor in Norfolk Wednesday.
In Norfolk Wednesday
Mrs. Samuel Zemon spent Wee
nesday in Norfolk.
To Spend Week-end Here
Sgt W. B. Watts, Jr., stationed at
the New River Marine Base near |
Jacksonville, will spend the week
end here with his father, Mr W B.
Returns from Norfolk I
Mrs. Pat Crawford returned this
week from Norfolk and Portsmouth [
where she visited Mrs. George Rob
crson, and Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Spen
Will Arrive Today
Miss Gwen Watts, of Alexandria,
will arrive today or tomorrow to
spend several days with her father.
Mr. W. B. Watts.
Leave for Wilmington
Mrs. Charles T. Rogers and little I
daughter, Annette, left yesterday for I
Wilmington to make their home with'
Mr Rogers, who Is employed there
86.8 Proof. 72% grain neutral spirits.
Carstairs Bros. Distilling Co., Inc.
PORTO RICO POTATO
SLIPS FOR SALE
JOHN R. JONES
( art? Mary ( liarry Farm
ILLIAMSTON, N. C.
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tion. These thrifty citizens thereby expressed gratifying confidence In the
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ing their part of the nation's most vital line oi internal defense?the American home.
Unfailing in the performance of its promises through more than threescore years
and ten, this company has grown stronger year by year. Today its policy
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as to give ample assurance that "The Natural Bridge to Security" will stand
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W. G. PEELK
WILIIAM8TOK, V. Ob
Valuable vitamins are destroyed
when tender springtime greens are
boiled too long or stirred too much.
Miss Ruth Current, State home agent
of the N. C. State College Extension
Service, is warning North Carolina
At the same time, she pointed out
the need of more vegetables and
more different kinds of vegetables
in the daily diet so as to maintain
The State home agent explained
that vegetables are excellent sources
of vitamins and minerals, and that
overcooking tends to destroy some
of these essentials, especially Vita
min C and Vitamin Bl.
Miss Current also pointed out that
the addition of baking soda to leafy
vegetables causes the loss of Vita
One of the popular and nutritious
of summer vegetables is the toma
to, an excellent source of Vitamin
C. Tomatoes may be served either
fresh or canned.
In other timely suggestions to
North Carolina homemakers. Miss
Current said that tacks, nails, and
screws are household necessities in
making small repairs. The rainy days
of April, when farm people are
forced to remain indoors, are a good
time for making these repairs.
Another job that may be done dur
ing rainy days is the sharpening of
Still another job is making fast
loose boards and the repairing of
doors with broken hinges. A strong
wind may pick up either and do
Fort Bragg?Marriage doesn't al
ways create problems. For Private
Harris Wysocki it actually solved
Private Wysocki, taking out his
government life insurance, couldn't
decide on a beneficiary, owing to a
"double family" caused by his mo
ther and father divorcing, then re
marrying a second divorced couple,
his father marrying the wife of the
man his mother married. Both fam
ilies lived in the same house, the best
of friends, and Priyate Wysocki came
to love all four of his parents very
Since he couldn't pick out his own
beneficiary from this wide choice, a
letter was written to the War De
partment in Washington to ask ad- ^
vice. Each day Private Wysocki
would go to his headquarters to see
if any reply had been received re- ,
garding his perplexing problem. For
some time none was. I
But one day,* all by himself, Pri
vate Wysocki solved the problem.
He married. His wife nosed out all
four parents as beneficiary.
II aynp Farmers Are Not
Ne filer ting Terracing
Despite a shortage at labor and
other drawbacks, Wayne County
farmers are not neglecting terracing
llieir land, reports D. J. Murray, as
sistant farm agent.
Alfred Harrison Returns
After Stay In Hospital
Alfred Harrison, 11 years old, re
turned to the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Harrison, in Bear
Grass Township, yesterday after un
dergoing treatment in a Durham hos
pital. Suffering an attack of pneu
monia about two months ago, the lit
tle fellow is now burdened with dia
betes, the hospital prescribing daily
treatment for him for a long but in
Alfred's little sister, Peggy, is giv
en periodic blood transfusions in the
local hospital about every three
ittendants Are Named
The marriage of Miss Grace Wil
son Manning and Mr. William H.
Sessoms, of Tarboro, will take place
in the Christian Church on Satur
day afternoon at 4:30 o'clock.
Miss Alta Critcher will be the
bride's maid of honor and she will
be given in marriage by her broth
er. Mr. A. J.-Marmmg. Mf Ben Long -
Reeves will be best man, and Messrs.
J. C , Robert, H. S. and Charles H.
Manning will serve as ushers.
There have been no invitations
issued in Williamston.
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of an order
of the Superior Court. Martin County
signed at the March Term, 1942, Su
perior Court Martin County in an
action entitled "J. K. Downs v. A
E. Downs et al" the undersigned
Commissioners will, on the 16th day
of April, 1942, at 12 o'clock, Noon, in
front of the Courthouse door in Wil
liamston. N. C , offer for sale to the
highest bidder for cash, the follow
ing described tract of land:
Beginning at a black gum in a
branch, Abel Thomas' corner, in the
Joseph Whitehurst line, running
down said branch the various courses
to the Baggett Branch, the Joseph
Hoff line, thence up said branch
along the Joseph Hoff line to his cor
ner, an oak, thence further along this
line to the R. H. Salsbury, Calvin
Purvis and Abel Thomas corner,
thence Northwardly along the Pur
vis line ot the Joseph Whitehurst and
Bethel Savage line, thence along the
said Whitehurst line to the begin
ning. Containing, by estimation, 66
2-3 acres, more or less. Saving and
excepting from this tract one-half of
it. the same being the one-half on
which the dwelling house stands (or
stood). Beginning at a sweet gum in
a branch in the Abel Thomas line,
running westward to a persimmon
tree with an iron spike in it near the
end of a little ditch, thence various
courses so as to get one-half of the
original tract owned by J. W Downs,
excepted part being the land con
veyed to J. K. Downs by Deed in C-l,
The purchaser at the sale will be
required to make a deposit of 10 per
rent of the sale price and the pur
rhaser will buy same with the un
lerstanding that he is not to have
ictual possession until January 1,
This 17th day of March, 1942.
E. S. PEEL,
B. A. CRITCHER,
?R. C. L. HUTCHISON
N?l To Marco Theatre
Williamston, N. C. Tel. II4-J
FOR DIRECT RELIEF from miseries
of colds?coughihg, phlegm, irrita
tion, clogged upper air passages
rub throat, chest, and oack with
Vicks VapoRub. Its poultice-and
vapor action brings relief without
ALSO. FOR HEAD
melt a spoonful
of VapoKub irv
hot water. Then
have the child
breathe in the
FOR ALE USES
We have Seed for Farm
or Garden in Package
or Hulk. Also
.See l!? Now!
*2.15 FULL QUART
coooi?M?? * ooan. Ho pio?i? miaou
(llinics for the vaccination of all dogs in accord
ance with the State law will he held in this
comity at places and dates specified below:
Hardens, Monday, April 6, from 11 to 1 p.m.; Jamesville, Tuesday, April 7, from 11
to 2 p.m.; No. 90 Filling Station, Thursday, April 9, from 11 to 1 p.m.; Hardison's
Mill, Friday, April 10, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Eason Lilley's Store, Saturday, April 11,
from 11 to 1 p.m.; Corey's Cross Roads, Monday, April 13, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Bear
Grass, Wednesday, April 15, from 10 to 2 p.m.; Biggs School House, Thursday, April
16, from 11 to 1 p.m.; Williamston, Saturday, April 18, all day at Dr. Osteen's Office;
Beddards Store, Monday, April 20, from 11 to 1 p.m.; Cross Roads, Wednesday, April
22, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Everetts, Thursday, April 23, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Gold Point,
Saturday, April 25, from 10 to 2 p.m.; Parmele, Monday, April 27, from 11:30 to 2
p.m.; Roebuck's Station, Log Cabin, Wednesday, April 29, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Haa
setl, Thursday, April 30, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Robersonville, Saturday, May 2, from
10 to 4 p.m.; Hamilton, Monday, May 4, from 11 to 2 p.m.?, Smith Bros. Store, Wed
nesday, May 6, from 11 to 2 p. m.; Oak City, Saturday, May 9, from 10 to 3 pm.
All dogs nut vaccinated at their respective clinics must be brought to Dr. Os
tecn's office at Williamston. No return vaccination schedules will be made. Own
ers of dogs not vaccinated will be promptly prosecuted.
The price of vaccination is 75c instead of 50c,
bat will still be deducted from taxes.
Owners are urged to have their dogs vaccinated in their respective districts on
the dates specified. All vaccinations will he done by a licensed veterinarian. Dogs
will be vaccinated at office of Dr. Osteen when he is not out on a clinic.
C. B. ROEBUCK
SHERIFF. By order of the Board of Martin County CommiMionen 1