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Nero Did It Back
In Rome, and They
Do It In the Capital
So It's 'Sooiety-As-Uttuar in
Washington with CorktaiU
At 4 and On Sunday
Ben Robertson, Jr., in the
Washington?The gayest and most
brilliant fiddling since Rome burn
ed continues in the capital. Comdr.
and Mrs. Charles Windsor were at
home last Sunday and nearly 200
people were there. Miss Peter Car
ter, society columnist of the Wash
ington Times-Herald ,says "every
body came and nobody went," and
she adds that she "had so much fun
and forgetfulness of time" at the
Windsors that when she came out
there was no taxicab available and
she had to walk home.
Miss Carter says she saw the Weld
ing Owens and "the senior Owen"
who is quoted as telling about 1h -
ing "at a turkey shoot at Mary Bail
ey's place in the country where De
fense Bonds were the attraction of
the day." Miss Carter writes that
the senior Owen "became so cnthu
siastic over the whole thing that he
had practically nothing in the way
of folding money to spend the next
day for luncheon."
w>s?.n wnur head aches and n.rve m
;t relief qulcKly. pi< ' 1
apudlne. Aci* i??-' - 1
id Useonlv as direct 1 1
10c. 30c 60>
Lady Bradford Leslie spent the
week-end in Washington. "Though
she had no definite plans to stop over
in the capital on a quick trip from
Florida to the North, she decided at
the last minute to do so. Lady Les
lie.., who has been residing in New
York during the last year and who
has been vacationing at Palm Beach I
recently, motored up as far as War
renton. Va. There she stored her car
and chauffeur" and roughed it to
Washington by train.
Mrs. Warren Delano Robbins is
quoted as saying "hopelessly" at a
"What are we to do? No feathers,
no brass, no carpets."
Miss Hope Ridings Miller, society
editor of the Washington Post, tells
of s< i ing a dowager at another par
ty ,and this dowager said "she sim
ply didn't know any of these new
mmors that were making a mad
house of Washington."
Federal Security Administrator
and Mr Paul V. McNutt entertain
i d for the staff of the Federal Secur
ity agency Sunday. Seventy guests
dropped in. Mr and Mrs. Frederick
W. Witt enti rtained at their home at
a h ifft! m11? pi1 r fur Hi "The Rhndp
Island Ave. home of Mrs George
Burnett saw a constant inpouring
and outpouring of guests on Sunday
afternoon Among those present
wi re Brig. Gen and Mrs Dion Wil
ham Brig Gen. and Mrs. Charles
B l)i. 1 ? Captain and Mrs John F.
Jackson, and Mrs Edward Everett
(l)olly Gann." (I hadn't heard of
Dolly Gann since 1928.)
The Under Secretary of the In
terior and Mrs John J. Dempsey en
tertained at a post birthday party in
'hon.ii of Mrs. Lawrence Wood Rob
ert Evie Robert' seemed, to be cele
brating lu r natal day on every day
I nit her birthday, which was Sunday,
j Saturday her husband was host at
ia cocktail party honoring the occa
l or Ilial \ irlor\ Eardcii
or lor a ( lower Eanlcii
wk ham; skkijs iok \i i ri kposks.
IN BULK OB IVUKVCI
Let Us lli'lj) Vo/i I tulay!
$l IA PINT
? ? ? W
*2.15 FULL QUART
IMDUtNAM ? WORTI, LTk, MOW*, ILLINOIS
(llinioH for the vaccination of all dogs in accord
ance with the Stale law will In held in tliin
countv at places and datea specified below:
Hardens, Monday, April 6, from 11 to 1 p.m.; Jamrsville, Tuesday, April 7, from 11
to Z p.m.; No. 90 Filling Station, Thursday, April 9, from 11 to 1 p.m.; Ilardison's
Mill, Friday, April 10, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Eason I.illey's Store, Saturday, April 11,
from 11 to 1 p.m.; Corey's Cross ituads, Monday, April 13, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Bear
Graas, 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 Koads, 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, Eog Cabin, Wednesday, April 29, from 11 to 2 p.m.; Has
nell, Thursday April 30, from 11 to 2 p.m.: Itohersonville, Saturday, May 2, from
10 to 4 p.m.; Hamilton, .Monday, May t. from II to 2 p in.; Smith Bros. Store, Wed
nesday, May 6, from 11 to 2 p. m.; flak City, Saturday, May 9, from 10 to 3 p.m.
All dogs not vaccinated at tlicir respective clinics must he brought to Dr. Os
teen's office at Williauiston. No return vaccination schedules will he made. Own
ers of dogs not vaccinated will he promptly prosecuted.
The price of vaccination is 75c instead of 50c,
hat will still he da I acted from taxes.
Owners are urged to hg?e their dogs vaccinuled in their respective districts on
the dates specified. All vaccinations will lie done hy a licensed veterinarian. Dogs
will be vaccinated at office of Dr. Ostcen when lie is not out on a clinic.
C. B. ROEBUCK
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SHERIFF. By order of the Board of Martin County Commissioner)*
Roosevelt Calls For 4-H Mobilization
THC WHITE HOUSE
10 SHI 4-H OMB MEMBERS Of THE THISID SSASKSt
In an nonr when our nation naada the actIre
eupport of every group of ite people, It la gratifying
to learn that the 4-H Cluba will hold a National Mobil
isation Week, to rally the million and a half neabera
and spur them to greater efforts In the cause of freedom.
It Is to be hoped that the Hatlonal 4-H Mobilisation Week
also will bring more rural young people Into active
participation In the useful work In whleh 4-H Club
Tour activities In producing, preserving, and
preparing food; in making elothing; and your other
practical experiences In farming and homemaklng have
prepared you for many taeks Important In peacetime and
Indispensable In wartime. No other group of rural young
people anywhere else In the world has so much worth de
fending, or is better prepared to help defend what It has.
Tour 4-H Club pledge embodies the obligation
which rests upon every Club member as a young cltissn.
Repeat It, study It, make It part of your very being.
Let your head, heart, hands, and health truly be dedi
cated to your country, which needs them now as never
A letter from President Franklin
I) Roosevelt, shown above, urges
all farm boys and girls to contribute
to vietroy by joining in 4 II Mobili
/ation Wi'rk The Nation wide drive;
to enroll rural youth in the war pro-1
gram is scheduled (or April 5-11, but i
1. H Harrill. North Carolina 4-H j
Clum leader of the State College
Kxtension Service, says that Tar
Heel 4-11 members will continue
their observance of the Mobilization
Wirk through April 12. when 4 II
Church Sunday will be held.
I.imr iml f/iiM/i/idli' ire
llenefiriul To Form i'.rofm
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Not only is the lespedeza benefit
ted but the crops following it arc
benefitted when- lime and phos
phate have been applied on the land.
With better sods ond more organic i
matter; the yields of cum ami small
grain can be increased. Lespedeza
furnishes about one-half ofihe tame
hay produced in North Carolina
sum and last night the fete took the
form ?>f a buffet supper in the I)emp
sey's Woodley Park Tower apart
ment. Mrs. Dempsey received the
guests in the? calla lily decorated
moms and everything was gaily in
formal from first to last.
"Among Mrs. Robert's friends who
had been invited to watch her blow
out the Hi candles on the beflowered
birthday cake were House Speaker
Sam Ray burn, Secretary of Agricul
ture and Mrs Wickard, Rear Adm.
and Mrs George IVttengill, Rep.
James Barnes, Mrs. George Earle,
Mrs. Leon Henderson, Mr. and Mrs.
William Boyer, and Mrs. A. Mitchell
Palmer. Hattie Curnegie,?the?fam
ous couturier, flew down from New
Vr.ri- f..r th.. p.-.riv with to r husband.
M;jj. John Zanft
Day after day, the society columns
of the Washington papers are filled
with this sort of twaddle, and mean
time, on Saturday nights you see the
streets of Washington crowded with
soldiers and sailors who have no
where to gc
Thrifty Tips for the Homemaker |
HAVE you been envying the
dainty beruffled dressing tables
that deoorats the luxury boudoirs
In the movies?
I They can be
| and thriftily at
home If you
make sewing a
hobby. Two old
and a board to
| Join lhem are
all you need for
a foundation. Cover the top with fab
ric or enamel paint. Then with about
three yards of candy-striped cotton,
printed voile or organdy, you can
stitch up a glamorous dressing
table skirt for as little as a dollar.
treatment tor brlnfini the pile
back to normal to to apply ? h?*
Iron on n damp cloth to the spots;
then brush the pile to its normal
position. The same treatment may
be used on both the face and back
of tbe carpeting
to prevent curl- (
When you're L
washing booties, L
JacketB and runs I
(01 llaby, It's I
A vigorous daily brushing is an
ideal beauty treatment for your
hair; but you can't expect this
ritual to achieve glossy locks un
less you use a clean brush. Your
hair brush will thrive on the
weekly shampoo that hygiene de
mands. it you use mild Swan soap
?n m?ke rich, creamy suds. Always
rinse your hair brush sev- : ?
eral times in cold water J
handle ami l?a<k place on
;i b.i t ll l.iVM I W It li I" I I l?
up "to dry--111 me h?i?
? < ?
Is heavy furniture niak
lug deep Indentations in
your carpet? First aid
to Btnetcn mem genu/
rhubby youngster grows bigger.
Swan soap Is grand for Baby a
laundry. This new white floating
soap Is as mild and pure as the
finest Imported rastlle and so In
expensive you can afford to use It
for general household duty as well
as Ilahy's special needs and your
own beauty treatments. Always
rinse knitted garments In tepid
water. Squeeze the water out
gently and pat out the garment to
the slightly larger measurements
you ^lesirti- Dry Oil ft Uftth
Illt'iiKIttSl. p?5ll?? HUM
n , be marred by waatn
-f-?+ ?iHi ka in Xhe aoft hoili_
<>d ?gas tf you'll add a
pinch of sail to the boiling
water before you pop in
Plan (lliungc In
Variety 0! Pol ton
The Department ?>f Agriculture re
cently announced plans to encour
age growers to shift from the pro
duction of short staple cotton to the
long staple? length in 1942 to make
availabb particular types of cotton
needed to meet military require
To encourage this change in plants
ing practices, Commodity Credit
Corporation w-H4 meroase premiums
to be offered on lofig staple lengths
of cot lot i under the 1042 loan pro
gram. In addition, it was stated that
the Commodity Credit Corporation
will support the price of American
and Sea Island cotton through a our
chase program in order to encour
age increased production.
Premiums will be increased on the
longer staple lengths of American
Upland cotton to enable producers
to realize the s ame per acre return
from the longer cottons which have
low yields, as from the shorter cot
Tilings To Watch
For In The Future
A new washable wallpaper that
has a Celanese fabric: face, but can
be applied to walls with ordinary
I paper-hanging paste Also a new
wallboaid devejupd to help offset
tin- war caused pinch in certain fi
bre boards A portable airplane
hangar which can be folded up
"quickly and moved to another air
port . . Signs on cash registers say
ing: "Take 1'art 01 Your Change tn
[Defense Stamps" (and why not?)
tons which generally have higher
yields. Growers are requested to
make the shifts within their present
acreage allotments and urged to ex
ercise special care in picking and
ginning to secure the highest poggi
ble grades which are .particularly
needed in the war effort.
North Carolina's full cotton allot
merit tyr 11)42 is approximately 979,
000 acres, out of a total of 29,400,000
acres for the 27 cotton states.
CALL Telephone 109 Ami We Will
lVle-iiHiire Your Win<low8& Doorw For
Or if you huvt' KcreciiM or
wrern doom lliul ncnl new
wire or rrpuirti, we will ilo
lilt' jolt rt'iiHoiiultle.
Mill Work and
Williamston Supply Co.
After A Slight Sag
Production is climbing, again.
Maybe you didn't know it had even
paused, but there was a period re
cently right after the auto indus
try pulled up its assembly lines by
the roots arid swung 100 per cent to
war production when the nation's
total employment, payrolls and in
dustrial output showed signs of sag
ging. But actually the low point of
that particular -and biggest?con
version was reached and passed al
most before even the economic pulse
takers could notice it. The index
kept by Business Week magazine hit
an all-time high of 175 2 which is
10 per cent higher than at tho-samc 1
time (midMarch) last year, and a
full 40 per cent higher than for the
tvest vv, eek of 1037 Don't lodk~"frvr
unbroken line of continuing gams,
though, for the " full stop" stages of
other civilian industries (radios, re
frigerators, ?.u.) upcoming soon will
be detracting factors in the upward
curving graph of total industrial out
NOTICE OF SALE
North Carolina Martin County.
Under and by virtue of the author
ity conferred upon me by law as ad
ministratrix of the estate of George |
B. Steele, the undersigned admin is-1
tratrix will; on Wednesday, April 15,'
11)42, at twelve o'clock nooh, in front
of the courthouse door m the town of
Wilhamston. offer for sale to the
highest bidder for cash the following
descrjbed personal property to wit:
One 1940 Oldsmobile Sedan.
This the 25th day of March. 1942,
MRS GEORGE B. STEELE,
Administratrix of the Estate of
m27-2t George B. Steele, deceased
| BUNDED RESERVE |
$1.00 ~ $1.95
T%% OUfli MUT1M 1
AT J AMKSYll.l.L >>tu 10 a. nr.
At IIAKIHSOVS Mil l. 10:30 to 12 m.
VI 111.All CIIVSS In. 3 p. in.
VI OVk CU V 9 to 11 a. lit.
VI II VMII.TON 11:30 a. in. to 12 m.
vi <;oi i> point ?_ i to 2 p. m.
Every SATURD A Y
AT \\ II I I VMS I ON 9 to I I a. in.
AT I V I III! I I S I I :30 a. in. to 12:30 |>. in.
At IKUll.llSt >!\\ ll l l I!:icli Saturday, 3:30 to 3:30
Colored liens. Leghorn liens. Slags, llooslers
V\ i: IVVY TOP MVIlkI T PIIICLS
PITT Poultry Co.
GHKKNVII.LK, N. C.
^OIJ \\ \NT TO
Look V our Best for
) on Ihtn'l lliu t' ID ltn\ <i \fit (hitjit
ID I (?<?/, Smiirl hor l itis Orcasioii
If \ on Have ^ our ('lollii's ll.am.l
ami I'icsm-iI ami \ oil Will
If > mi l.rt I - (lean I him Far lull!
SAVE 2 0%
Itv your clollu'h to our
SI It STATION l o.ulr.1 oil MVIN STRKKT
?irroH* from I In' City Hall
PLAIN DHESSLS ?
(.leaned and I'rcHsrd ...
Cleaned and I'rc^ed . . .
Semi your cloth ox to us curly to insure
Itooil work untl prom/it return.
WILUAMSTON, N. C.