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MAU EVERY PAY DAY BOND DAY THE ENTERPRISE Far VkHvy... ?. 1DIFINSE , BONDS STAMPS iVOLUME XLV?NUMBER 28 Williamiton, Martin County, North Carolina, Fueulay. April 7, 1942. ESTABLISHED 1899 Uneventful Session Held By The County Board Here Monday ?> ('.omniiasioner* Have Agrwl To Provide Equipment For Canning Project The Martin County Board of Commissioners were in a long but uneventful session here yesterday when few matters of major import ance were placed before the author ities for consideration. Leisurely dis cussing current problems, the com missioners did not adjourn until al most six o'clock. Several tax relief orders were granted. A petition for road improvements was received, and the commissioners virtually agreed to provide equipment for a county wide canning project for the school lunch rooms. No action was taken on the proposal to advertise and sell delinquent 1942 taxes before next fall, but it is possible for the commissioners to reconsider the pro posal and order the sale in any month between June nad Novem ber. Submitting his monthly report, Tax Collector M Luther Peel stated that $152,988.18 of the 1942 levy had been collected, leaving a balance of $53,084 95. Mr. Peel also stated that $2,012 99 had been collected from the 1940 land sales, leaving a balance due of $4.476 97 The insolvent list, fixed at $5,898 94 when the books were turned over to the special col lector, has been reduced by $2, 469.55 Tax relief orders were issued in the following cases: W. Berkley Rogers, Bear Grass, $8.88 taxes on $658 worth of proper ty astessed by error. J. It. Griffin, Jamesville Town ship, $2 taxes double listed Thomas Moore, Jamesville Town ship, $2 taxes lifted on account of physical disability. H. W. Gardner, Williamston Town ship, $2 taxes double listed. Tom D. Taylor, Robersonville Township, $2 taxes listed in error James Slade, Robersonville Town ship. $2 65 tuxes double listed Octavius Barber, Jamesville Township, $2 taxes double listed A petition, carrying the names of seven persons ant^ calling for the State Highway and Public Works Commission to take over that road leading from the D. W. Etheridge home west to the Edgecombe Coun ty line and known as the Chance Road, was submitted as a follow-up to a similar request filed a month ago. After quitting the farming busi ness some time ago, the county is now going in for gardening. Equip ment has been provided and a siz able gulden is to be cultivated in co operation with the Works Progress Administration for the county school lunch rooms The WPA was before the meeting asking thai a cannery bi provided, the representatives of the organization explaining that other plans to preserve the vegetables had been rejected. Commissioner Joshua (Continued on page six) ? Forest Fires Riiging Over Large Area In Old J. And W. Lands Church and Several lagging Camps Said To Have Been Burned Already ? Fire believed to have been of in cendiary origin is sweeping over hundreds and possibly thousands of acres in the old Jamesville and Washington timber lands in Griffins and Jamesville Townships, unoffi cial reports stating that part of the lands in Washington County were also burning. Starting late last Fri day night, the fire burned rapidly, and landowners in the path of the fire resorted to back-firing and ap parently aggravated it. The fire burned across roads, and while some progress had been made to check it late yesterday, the wave of destruction burned on into new areas. One report stated that a church building had been burned over in Washington County, and the Fore man-Blades Lumber Company lost several logging camps in this coun ty. The membership of Christian Hope Church, fearing the fire would sweep down upon their building, was said to have back-fired in an effort to save the structure. The ac tion was taken Sunday morning, and later the building caught fire and burned. According to information reaching here, the fire started about midnight Friday near the six-mile pine or a few miles east of old Dymond City. It burned in a southeasterly direc tion from that point, by passing some valuable timber. Forest Fire Warden Marvin Leg gett summoned possibly fifty men and strenuous efforts were made to check the fire. H>e Worth Carolina Pulp Company assigned a large num ber of men to the task and special fire-fighting equipment including a large tractor and plows, was moved into the area ahead of the fire. Some progress had been made by late af ternoon, but the fighters were of the opinion that only a heavy rain would check the fire. New Grade Will Be Added To High Schools In This County Meeting in special session here yesterday, the Martin County Board of Education virtually completed plans for adding a new grade to the county school system, the board chairman, J. D. Woolard, Sr., ex plaining that other arrangements and details would have to be handl ed by the various school principals and teachers. Briefly stated the board is adding a new grade to the elementary school system; BUI"OtJTof necessity it will have to be incorporated in or handl ed by the six high schools where teachers are available. Under the present plans, students in the cur rent senior class will be graduated according to schedule next month. Current tenth graders will be grad uated in 1943. but the current ninth grade will not be graduated in 1944 according to the old schedule, the school heads stating that they will be required to take additional work. Eighth graders will follow a simi lar schedule which requires them to take four more years of training in the local schools ?? a? Commenting on the enlarged sys tem, Superintendent of Schools J. C. Manning stated that no new teach ers would hardly be necessary be for the 1944-45 term or until the foundation had been laid for the new grade. After eliminating the graduation program in the spring of illi.iritini: yill op.Tnl.. ^t> schools on a strictly 12-year basis. During the meantime, there is a drive being advanced to have old graduates return and take post-grad uate work In the Oak City district 1(> of the 27 seniors have already planned to return for additional study. The enlarged system in the small counties will cost very .little as the present faculties will be able to handle the extra work. QUESTIONNAIRE Late registrants in this coun ty will have pot shot questions fired at them within the next week or ten days, according to information coming from the county draft board today. It is not likely that any of the ques tionnaires will be mailed this week, but the records are being prepared and mailing is expect ed some time next week. It is not very likely that any of the late registrants in this county will be made subject to draft call before June. Number Marriages Continues To Drop In Martin County ?*? Fifteen White Couples Murry In Past Three Months; 27 Marrv A Year Ago - ? The number of marriages in Mar tin County continues to drop, the [ decrease being traceable to the white population while the colored are | barely holding their own at the mar riage altar. During the first three months of this year fifteen white touples were married in the county as compared with 27 in the first three months of 1941 The same num ber of colored marriages was report ?d for the corresponding months of | the first quarter this year and last, the issuance being three times great er than that for the whites in one of | the three montiis. Last month there were sixteen licenses issued by Register of Deeds I. Sam Getsinger in this county, but while there were sixteen marriages, the court severed the bonds of ma trimony in nine divorce cases Brief ly stated. Dan Cupid made little | progress in the county last month. Licenses were issued to the fol lowing couples in the county last | month: White Morgan R Taylor, of Jacksonville. I and Thorne Mae Taylor, of William- | ?ton. Eli Stalon Stalls, of Everetts, and i Jennie Bett Stalls, of R.F.D. 1, Rob ersonville. Edward G Taylor and Mrs. Liz- ] tie Griffin, both of R.F.D. 1, Wil-1 liamston. Lester L. Whitaker and Fannie | Mae Harris, both of R.F.D. 1, Tar boco. Leamon Foch Keel and Amanda | Wynn. both of Williamston. William Hugh Sessoms, of Tar-1 burn, and Grace Wilson Manning, of | Williamston. Colored William Smallwood and Eveline \ Williams, both of Quitsna. John Thomas Cooper, of Windsor, and Ella Mae Smith, of Williamston. I Robert Lee Hooker, of Palmyra, | and Cottie Mae Davis, of Oak City. Coleman Columbus Cross, of Rob ersonville, and Beulah Catherine | Lee, of Williamston David Mayo, of Hamilton, and | John Anna Gray, of Oak City. v Jim Scott, of Bethel, and Dollie | (Continued on page six) ? Mail Is Seriously Wounded Saturday ??? Ben Wilson, 40-year-old colored man, was critically stabbed by Wil lie A. Moore, colored, at the Wilson home on the Plymouth branch of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Com pany here last Saturday evening shortly after seven o'clock. It is be lieved that Moore drove the weapon, a sharp butcher knife, through one of Wilson's lungs. Given first aid treatment in a local doctor's office, Wilson was removed to a Washing ton hospital where, according to late reports reaching here, his condition is considered critical. Details of the attack which was said to have followed an argument, could not be learned. One report in timated that the two men had been drinking wine. Moore left immedi ately and has not been apprehend ed. Rationiii" Board Is r> Still Swamped with Demands For Tires Thirly-wveu \|>|>li<-uliuii? for Tires and Tubes Are Still IViuling I As muGh as they regret it, mem bers of the Martin County Tire Ra - I tioning Board are now thoroughly ( convinced they'll never catch up < with the demands for tires and tubes or at least not until Hirohito lies 1 down and reopens the trade routes to Java. The board members don't even believe the synthetic program 1 will help them bounce out of the * hole they are now in. 1 After rationing to the limit this 1 wcrk, the board added seven new 1 applications to the old ones, boosting I the number of requests now pend ing to thirty-seven. The applicants 4 are requesting a combined total of I about 100 tires and ninety tubes. At the meeting this week, the board granted several certificates for the purchase of recapped tires. Af ter he gets his certificate, the appli cant is likely to experience diffi culty in getting the tires. There are few if any recapped tires in this county for sale. 1 With the doctors' automobiles vir tually "retired," the board this week looked after the interests of the ru ral letter carriers and the ministers. New tires were allotted as follows: W. L. Brown, Jamesville mail car rier, one car tube. (3. ('. James, Kobersonville mail carrier, -fine car---tire and tube. _ W. B. Harrington, ministers of ' Williamston kfd l, two car tires and two tubes. ? Dennis W. Davis, minister of Wil- 1 liamston RFD 3, one car tube. Wallace O Andrews. Roberson 1 ville minister, one car tube. Recapped tires were allotted to ' the following: * Ben H James, Williamston RFD 3. 4 two car tires for use in biology I work. 4 Lawrence Thomas Scott, surplus ' commodity representative, four car ; tires. ? ~ ' 1 New truck tires were allotted to 4 the following: - Slade-Rhodes and Co., Hamilton, I one tire and one tube, for general farm hauling. I Biggs Funeral Home, Williamston, ' four truck tires and tubes for am- < (Continued on page six) 1 ; L Soldiers Enjoy Stay Here Last December The following letter was received this week from William D. Work man, Jr., captain, Norfolk AAA Re gion: Frequently during these past months I've wondered whether or not anyone ever expressed in writ ing the appreciation we all felt for the splendid welcome and enter tainment the people of Williamston heaped on us when we passed through your town shortly after war was declared. Captain Lennon, who was in charge of the battery at the time, has since been transferred to Camp Davis, so I haven't known definitely whether he wrote anyone or not. In any event, please accept this belated expression of gratitude and, perhaps through the medium of your paper, let the community know that we still think of William ston often. In particular are we in debted to the Rev. John W. Hardy, of the USO; Mayor J. L. Hassell, and Mr. D. N Hix, principal of the high school. The hospitality shown all at the dance by the Misses Mew born, Everett, Strickland, Lindsley, Hardison, Carstarphen, et a)., made the evening most enjoyable. Thus far, we still are stationed in Norfolk, although what the for tunes of war will bring, time alone will tell. From time to time, there still can be overheard the wish that this war could be fought in William ston, but I fear that such a pleasure is to be denied us. ?Hianks again for the rousing re ception Williamston gave us. War As It Relates To Home Front Is Reviewed for W eek ? Ku/.or Blade Shortage Brand ed Nothing More Than An Unfounded Rumor ft Remember the tale of Hans, the little Dutch boy who stuck his fin ger in a leaky dike and thereby pre vented a flood which would have iwept over his home community? Isn't there something within you that thrills to the quiet bravery of a lad who could stand for hours, numb with cold, because he knew he held the lives and homes of his friends and relatives literally in his hands? It was a modern story of " Dutch" xmrage which unfolded itself at the plant of the Doehler Die Casting Company in Batavia. N Y.. recent ly. Workers were straining every muscle, every nerve, as they joined in Uncle?Sam's production?drive. With Axis aggressors running amuck throughout the world, these men it hew that the safety of their homes and their homeland hinged upon the success of this production campaign. Suddenly, the Tonawanda Creek swept over its banks . . . Like a Nazi Panzer division, it lashed at the tomes and factories in its path. But did the workers scurry to safety? They did not! Instead, plant officials nid workmen toiled side by side to iave equipment and materials. To gether they continued to operate ma chines . . until the water came up ;o their knees and forced them to lalt production. Then they saved thousands of dollars worth of metal ind packing materials . . and only 16 hours elapsed before the plant was in operation again. America Answers FDR Just what is this production drive? Well, it is a movement launched by the War Production Board to attain President Roosevelt's goal of 45.000 tanks, 60.000 planes. 20,000 anti-air craft guns, and 8,000,00 tons <?f ship* ping this year How does it work? The WPB has isked management and labor in the plants of 2.000 prime contractors to ?peed the output of war goods. The drive is spreading to the factories of subcontractors, and there is every ndication that production will be roosted by the more efficient use of machines, by finding new uses for old machines, and by bettering morale and effort through a pattern pcrmit ing recognition of individual and plant attainments. Use of Tin Restricted The WPB's determination to chan nel American industrial effort into war production was reflected last week in its order requiring every in iividuul purchaser of a tube of tooth paste or shaving cream to turn in ui <>ld tube for every new one he puys. The unit i imposed drastic reg> Ration.-, on the u.v and piuducliun >f Collapsible tin tubes and Com: foods, cosmetics and most toilet preparations Too. the WPB has banned the manufacture of electric toasters, dry ?havers, waffle irons, vacuum clean ers and various other household ap pliances. Production of lawn mow jrs is to he halted, the use of slidi fasteners made of copper, steel am tine on numerous garments has beei forbidden, and curtailment has beei ordered in the use of iron, steel am sine for making various kitchen ant lousehold articles. Nobody's going to get the WPB'i goat. No sir! 11 has just taken con trol of all supplies of goatskin suit able for military purposes . . Anc the Board has even invaded Santa'i workshop by placing a ban, effect rvr duly t, on product ion of toys ant games made of metal, plastic anc plhcr materials needed for war Free Economy On Trial "Tins is our last chance to show that a free economy can survive anc be strong," declares Mr. Nelson in i foreword to a supplement to the Of ficial Plan Book for the Pjroductior (Continued on page six) Charge Man With Serious Assault I Cecil Pippen, Bear Grass Town ship colored farmer, will be given i preliminary hearing before Jus tice J. L Hassell here this evening it 7:00 o'clock for the alleged serious assault upon Mrs. Lee Glenn on the town's main street last Saturday night. The man is now at liberty un der a $300 bond. Darting out of a dark alley be tween Hoses' and Darden's stores, Pippen is said to have thrown a pop bottle after a promiscuous fashion. The bottle-hit Mrs. Glenn on the head, leaving an ugly wound, and bounced and broke the show window in Pender's store. Four stitches were necessary to close the wound in Mrs. Glenn's head. After remaining in bed that night and Sunday Mrs. Glenn was said to have improved yesterday and was able to be up Pippen, arrested bjT Officer John Gurganus, was said to have been drinking. He denied the charge, but tome witnesses identified him while nthers who were near the scene of the assault were of the opinion that another man threw the bottle. It is well established that no harm was intended for Mrs. Glenn. More Martin County Men Called To Armv Call For Colored Draftees From the County Is Pending F,?v More Vtiling Men in Tins* ('.onlitv Are VolnnU?g!> ing Tlieir Serviced Uncle Sam is gradually but sure ly building up his (ightmg strength, the Martin County Draft Hoard this week adding its bit by issuing calls to a fairly large number of white st leetees to report for duty A call for colored selectees is pending. u group to follow the white selectees to camp The date of induction and number culled weiv ?w>t dwelusod by tiie draft board in accordance with instructions issued by the War De partment 5 The current call for draftees is much smaller than was generally expected. Other counties with small or populations are said to have fur[J" ished more men than are being call ed from this county in the current period However, .1 was pointed ou that fairly large numbers of local | young men have volunteered their services and entered the Army or Navy ahead of schedule. Among the ; late volunteers is Warren Gray A! Ion young white man of Williams ton RED No. 3 He entered the Navy just a few days ago, the coun- j ty draft board was advised last Sat- j urday. Bryant Claude Cherry, of j Williamston R-F.D. f, has volunteer- | od his services and he will accom pany the other selectees when they answer the April call to service The young white men being noti fied this week to report for service are being called subject to a final physical examination al the induc tion center It is possible that some of them will be rejected on account of physical ailments. Names and addresses of the men being called for service are as tot j lows: William Leonard Jones, of James villi? and Cottondale, Ala John Leon Rogers, KFD 2. Wil hamston. Elmer Gray Modlitt, RED 1, James Grovel Alton Wynne, RED 3, Wil liamston William Dawson Raynor, Oak City , ? Willie Mayo Ange, Jamesvillc. Josse Seolt. RED I, Oak City Henry Cliurelivill Harrington. RM> I, Balmyra. j Hubert Harrison Joyner, Itru I. Hrrhi rt Roger Wlute. RED 3, Wil liain.iion. Oscar Everett Roberson, Ruber sonvillc Hubert Milton Ange. RED 1 Jamesvillc, and Greenville Robert Theodore Taylor, RH) J. Williamston Howard Everett Roberson, Rob crsonville. Jim Scott, Hamilton Hugh John Hollingnwortli, former |y of Williamston hut now of Eort Mills. South Carolina r__ ?Louis Henderson Mi/cne, RrD I, Jamesvillc. John Thomas Daniel, Oak City. Delwood Eugene Jackson, HtD 1 Jamesvillc. John Edwin Manning. RED '? Jamesvillc Astiley Garner House, RFD I, Rob ersonville. Mack Daniel Coltrain, RrD I, Wd^ Sunrise Service largely Attended On Easter Sunday there gathered on the lot adjoining the Williams- i ton cemetery possibly 300 or more worshippers to celebrate in songs of joy and praise a sunrise service pro-1 claiming a risen Lord. As we stood there we watched the night flee away at the approach of the rising sun. The stars receded be fore the pillars of lambent fire that pierced the zenith. The birds began to warble their morning drumbeat to welcome the sun in his coming, and as the curtain was listed high er and higher the eastern horizon beamed with radiance and glory. As I stood there and saw nature in all her loveliness and this beau tiful world made for man I thought why on this glorious day man was not in tune with nature and the teachings of the Master rather than devoting all his ingenuity to destroy one another. I have never witnessed a more thrilling and heart inspiring scene than this beautiful service. As we stood on the lot adjacent to j the resting place of the sleeping dead what blessed assurance we had of the Resurrection morn when they and put on immortality and God | would wipe away all tears from their 4QUHL- 1 I hope that these services will continue frohi year to year and grow more and more in interest to those who have put their trust in our Lord and Master ?Reported. VERY BRIEF With little business schedul ed for consideration, the local town commissioners last night held one of their shortest ses sions in recent months. W. K. Cherry was given permission to build a small tool house near the river wharf. Commissioner R. T. Griffin advanced the aging problem of toilet facilities for the general public, and some mention was made about en larging the cemetery. Nothing was done in either case, and the meeting was adjourned after the current bills were inspected apd approved. Chinese Migration Greatest Known In VII Unman History IIoiiu'h. Kuril in, Bimiiii'niM't mid \a*l lVrriloriwi !??? M'l tcd in I'alh ??f Jap* By l?r. ('has. A. I.oonard. Sr. Never m the history of mankind has there been so great a movement of men. women and children as dur ing these past few years in China, where the Japanese armies have fought the defenseless Chinese and brought about such trying condi tions that'they have had to leave their homes," farms and places of business. The Chinese are a peace-loving people, as we are. and did not pre pare tor war. even as we, too, had not prepared. Chinese troops have liatl to fight with well-equipped Jap anese forces both, along the coastal regions and also interior far up the Yangtze River. When retreating, these Chinese have found it advis able to use the "scorched earth" pol icy, as the allied armies are doing in the Nether land East Indies, Bur ma and elsewhere Everything of value to the enemy is destroyed, thus making it hard for the Japanese to find suitable shelter, food and fuel. Railways, bridges and roads are de stroyed. Even the carts, wagons and animals arc sometimes taken so these will not fall into the hands of the invaders This, of course, works a great hardship on the people who are left behind. Then when the Jap ancse are dnven back, they, when retreating, destroy whatever is left ?Tins is done because, they hate the" Chinese, and so these will be put to -a?Jisadvantage?XLu_?people are,?li ve i i I he seen, left with almost noth -mgr But worse than all this, wherever the Japanese soldiers go they of ten seize and outrage the women, and then frequently kill them They kill off many young men who may not have fled, and all men of mili tary age are slain, if thought to have worked against the' Japanese; of they are forced to take up urmk against their own people as soldiers for Japan The Japanese took rro prisoners in Manchuria, but killed all who fell into their hands. Then, too, where the Japanese get control they take from the people every -fhmg--of- value. When they entered northern China during World War No 1 to attack on land Tsingtau, the German port on the coast of Shan tung Province, though traveling through a neutral country, the sol dienLoccupied the best homes of the people, forced the Chinese to fufre" ish them food and serve them, the Japanese Government providing only a little rice. There was much loot ing. When the Chinese offered oppo sition to this and the outraging of their women, they were sabered or shot When we exposed these atros ities through the Associated Press and papr? s in China, the Japanese j military not only sought to arrest us, hut certain prominent people in America, duped, decorated, and oth erwise favored by the Japanese gov ernment, called upon the American public not to believe such reports, claiming that the Japanese could not (Continued on page six) $ Cirl Sli^lity Hurt In Bike-Car Wreck Thelma Gurganus, eight-year-old Jamesvillc girl, was skinned about the forehead and painfully but not badly bruised in a bicycle automo bile accident at a Jamesville street intersection last Friday evening about 7:40 o'clock- According to re ports reaching here, the young girl rode her bicycle out of a side street into the highway and had almost crossed the busy thoroughfare when an automobile driven by Hansel Vir gil Uavanpoit, of Plymouth, -struck the wheel and knocked the girl to the ground. Investigating the accident, Patrol man Whit Saunders stated that Dav enport waa not driving very fast, that he brought the car to a stop within five steps after striking the wheel. Dominion Status Of India Is Unsettled As ^ a r Pushes Nearer ^a\age Battle Kilter* Fourth Duy To Drive Americans From Hataau Even while the Japs strike at the approaches to India and on Indian ports, the question of Dominion sta tus for that nation still hangs in the balance. Proposals to incorporate the millions ot Hindus and Moslems m to the allied war effort have been rejected again, and it would seem that the leaders of the All-India Con gress are about as willing to accept Japanese domination a.s they are to line up wtih the Allies and fight the aggressors. The picture in India is exceedingly dark just now. and it is aggravated by the movement of Ger man troops m vast numbers toward ler is waiting for the turn of events in India, that if .the millions there refuse to line up with the Allies he will then march into Turkey., con tinue through the Middle East and on to Suez. Take about the last re maining supply of oil directly avail able to the Allies, in the war zone 111 Persia and push on to meet the Japs in India At the same time, Hitler has large concentrations of troops in Norway for a possible invasion attempt of England or for a drive northward toward Russia After wrecking Kipling's Munda lay, killing an estimated 5,000 peo pie and leaving the city burning, the Japs yesterday moved on toward India, bombing two coastal areas and stalking shipping ot Calcutta. Today, [ the Japs bombed Madras. In the face of the invasion. Mohandas K Ga.nd | hi is advising his people to keep calm, explaining ttlat to keep calm is the best weapon against the in vaders. The advice puts to shame C ham ber lain appeasemeiiI. Indian leaders are l<Joking to~Pies ldciit Roosevelt to help solve the problem, but during the meantime hope continues to fade rapidly for an effective and successful settle rnent of dominion status. And even if India joins the Allies in the war effort, it is fairly apparent that she will Ik- too late Willi too little. Discouraging news comes out of the Philippines today as 10,000 Am-$ erican and Filipino troops continue their defense against 20 to 1 odds A late war communication states thai tin- defenders have yielded ground for three days in succession, and that defenders suffered heavy losses as well as the attackers War. offi cials stated today that the Ualauii defenders can't hold out much long er, that a withdrawal to Coi regidor is to be expected Such action will wean that somr lew American and Filipino soldiers will be required to sacrifice their lives m fighting a de (Continued on page six) (loiuitv Dralt Order Numbers Officially Released Hv Board ()ril<-r in W liirli IVIiruury l(> U<-^i*lruiil? \\ ill Ri' Called 'I'o \rin-v Official oilier numbers for those men registering last February 10th were released for this county by the Draft Board over the week-end. Nearly 900 of the order numbers had been published unofficially, a check A&iih the official list revealing a slight variation in the nnmher as?? signrnents. The numbers start at 10,001, draft authorities explaining that the high figures were used to avoid any pos sible conflict with those numbers as signed following the two previous registrations. Just as the draft start ed calling men with low order num bers in the first registration, it will start calling men with draft num bers starting at 10,001. The total number in the third reg istration in this county has been pegged at 1,291 Should there be other late registrants .their numbers will~be filtered into the list accom panied by a letter fromo the alpha bet. Appearing on page three of this paper is a complete and official list of the third registration order num bers. The numbers are so arranged to make it possible for the registrant to determine his position in the draft very easily The serial numbers were carried in The Enterprise on Friday, March 13th, by address and in al phabetical order. The registrant will determine his serial number from that list, then turn to the numbers on page three in today's paper and he can pick out his order number. The listings are arranged with the serial in numerical order and not in accordance with the order in which the numbers were drawn. For in stance, Noah D. Gurganus, young white man of Williamston R. F. D. That number was the first one in this county to be drawn. The young man then gets No 10,001. The number can be found by turning to the col umn headed by Serial No. and find ing the serial number, and the cor responding order number will be in the row of figures just to the left

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