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The enterprise. volume (Williamston, N.C.) 1899-201?, April 07, 1942, Page 6, Image 6

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Chinese Migration Greatest Known In All Human History (Continued from page one) possibly be guilty of such things, and that the missionary making such charges was evidently a spy working for the Germans. When later the facts became better known, these people neither opened their mouths nor moved their pens Japan has spent millions of dollars on taking parties to Japan for propaganda pur poses, arid here In America to lead our people to believe that she could do no wrong ? Now that China has been entered as an enemy country- Japan is bleed ing the people and the country to the very limit, as she has bled For mosa and Korea In Manchuria, where were have now labored these past sixteen years, the 35,000,000 Chinese. Korean and Russian inhab itants art- virtually slaves. All fire arms have been taken from them, so they are defenseless. The people have been so cruelly treated and intimi dated that they fear the Japanese as they would devils. Not only was the country seized politically, but everything that brings in money has been taken over by the JapaneSb people or by their government. Yes, conditions there are indeed very bad; but in China proper where Japan has met with greater '-resistance?and the people poorer, the state of af fairs can be described only by the expression "hell on earth." a terri ble situation,, involving such de struction and distress as has never been known in the history of the world Under such conditions does one wonder that some fifty million peo ple have fled before these terrible, cruel, ruthless armies, which have invaded the most densely populated regions of China? It is gratifying to note that Baptists of the South have determined to raise this spring in their churches $300,000 to save from starvation the millions in China who have been go mistreated and are dy ing for lack of food, clothing and shelter'' Call For Colored Draftees From the Countv Is Pending ? (Continued from page one) lamston. Bryant Claude Cherry, RFD 1, Villiamston. Chester Brown Revels, RFD 1, Villiamston. Two more young white men, Char ie Lee Stanley, of Dardens, and (esse Vernon Edmondson. of RFD !. Robersonville, recently volunteer ed for service in the Army. They vere too late to get in the current electee call, but they are "being ined up to go with the next white roup. It was said that one of the K>ys became worried because he "ould not be included in the cur ent call list. Large scale conversion ol railroad ars used for transporting automo ules and autumubile puns lu Uua ars suitable for grain and other ypes of 'freight*Will begin shortly] For Young Men of Every Age Our new Curlee Suits for Spring and Summer include styles and models for young men of all ages?for men who recognize the importance of a well-groomed appearance. Cur lee's designers have selected the outstanding weaves of the Spring season. These materials have been cut into styles that are modem, smart, masculine?yet not extreme. Careful attention to every construc tion detail by Curlee's master crafts men insures comfortable fit and kmc. satisfactory wear. We have a complete stock of Curlee Suits for Spring and Summer?in a wide variety of models?in sizes to m every man. Come m and try one Pittman's BSSSS Australian Bridge Wrecked by Japanese bombs C. H. Hadiuphuto A heavy .Japanese bomb damaged this biidpe in I'uii Dumin. nuitheni Ausnalia, during a Japanese air raid, made by planes apparently based on the island of Timor, some 400 miles away. Darwin is now of vitul importance to the United Nations, in that it may become their, naval base of operations. This photo was radioed from Australia to London and relayed to New York. VUr \s It Relates To Home Front Is Reviewed for Week (Continued from page one' Drive Both labor and management are on trial, he declares t' till I"1". Willful violators of rationing or ders face prosecution and severe penalties under the Second War Powers Act. 1942. warns Acting Price Administrator John t Hamm. Thi act provides a maximum fine ol iiu. 009 and imprisonment for one year for willful violation of priority or ders or rationing regulations. Fears of a razor blade shortage are completely unfounded, according to Dan A West, director of the Con sumer Division of OPA A complete ly adequate supply will be manufac tured in 1942. lie asserted last week Camouflage Methods Described The Office of Civilian Defense isn t aoing to wait until any horses are stolen before it locks the stable doors It s preparing for air raids . Just recently H issued a booklet de scribing camouflage methods for fac tones, railroad yards, airports, routes ( of communication and conspicuous landmarks Also, the OCD is provid ing a limited number of protective helmets and arm bands for air raid wardens, auxiliary firemen and aux iliary police in cities in "strategic areas" hlong the East and West coasts. The names of the cities have not been divulged. Trucking Program Planned The Office of Defense Transpor tation is working out a program un der which farmers will be asked to plan their marketing together and eliminate unnecessary truck mileage Because lumber is replacing steel in wartime building, nail manufac turers are being asked to boost their output Twenty-two sti*l ware houses have been penalized for ac cepting deliveries of steel in excess uf tTieTF quotas Using its requisi nnwers for the second "me within three weeks .the Government last week seized an accumulation of refrigerators and?metal scrap from a dump near Dayton, Ohio. 4 Rationing Board Is Still Swamped with Demands For I ires (Continued from page one) bula.nce Martin County Forest Fire Serv ice, Marvin Leggett. warden. James vi 11,' RFI) 1. four tires and four tubes J for new trailers. ! Recapped truck tires were allot ted to the follow ing B?y Peel. WiUiamSton, two tires, for the transportation of liquor to county retail stores V G. Taylor, Everetts, two tires for dairy truck. ? ? P. C. Edmondson, Hassell, four tires for logging and hauling farm produce. The following applications, receiv ed since the last meeting, were car ried over for consideration at a la ter meeting: John A Ward, mail carrier, two car tires and two tubes Zachary Taylor Piephoff. William ston minister, four car tires and tubes. Chas. H Jenkins and Co., two trailer tires for delivery of farm ma chinery. Frank Fagan Carstarphen, Wil liamston. truck tire and tube for de livery of fuel. D. E. Bunting, Oak City, one truck I tire for local hauling. Saunders and Cox. Williamston, I two truck tires and tubes for haul ing supplies. E. R Turner, Palmyra, one truck I tire for hauling farm produce An application filed by Fred Tay lor, Robersonville farmer and news paper carrier, for three car tires and two tubes, was rejected. ? ? County Young Man Is Graduated In Air Corps Thurston F Davenport, Jr. Mar tin County young man who was at Williamston, was recently graduat ed from the Air Corps Technical School at Scott Field, Illinois. The young man ia now a radio operator and mechanic in the Army Air Corps. Said to be getting along very well, the young man Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Davanport of 708 Pender Street, Rocky Mount. Floral Tribute to Mac Arthur Mrs. George C. Marshall, wife of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, is shown with a bouquet of "Douglas MacArthur Sweet peas" presented to her by David Burpee, who developed the new flower, and named it to honor the hero of Bataan. Mrs. Marshall came from Virginia to receive the bouquet at the opening of the National Flower Show in New York. (Central Press) Angels of Mercy Literally angtla of mercy, these parachute nurses of the Soviet army open a new phase in nursing his tory. They drop from the skies to 1 sections of the front where they are needed. Number Marriages Continues To Drop In Martin County (Continued from page one) Perkins, of Robersonville. Wesley James and Cassie Peel, both of this county. Jeffrey Slade and Cora Mae John son, both of Williamston. William Moore, of Kelford, and Jodie Walton, of Woodville. Clarence Pierce Briley. of Rober sonville, and Alberta Perkins, of Parmele. Fire Alarm Heard Here La?t Saturday Afternoon A fire alarm was sounded here last Saturday afternoon, but before the volunteers could move the ap paratus out of the station, the fire had been brought under control. There was a small fire on South Elm Street. The volunteer firemen were call led out this morning when fire threat I ened the home of Josie Howard, col ored, on West Warren Street. Be lieved to have started from a spark, the fire bumed a small hole in. the shingle roof, but there was very lit tle resulting damage. ? ? Mr. and Mrs. William P. Hodges and little son, of Raleigh, spent the Easter holidays here with Mr. Hodges . a?- ? am ? . amt a . mm i pBicuu, hi. uiu mi, fv. j, ????? Mrs. J. F. Jones, mother of Mrs. J E. Boykin, continues critically ill at her home in Holly Springs. Mrs Boykin continues with her. ? Mr. Lonnie Bullock has accepted a position with the North Carolim Pump Co. in Plymouth. New Farm Circulars Are Issued In State *> Publication of five new Extension circulars, for free distribution to farm people of North Carolina, is announced by F. 11. Jeter, ugricul loral editor of N. C State Colleger Request;. mvniK the name and num ot II"- hullutin drain d. uhould be addressed to The Agricultural Editor. State College Station, Ral eigh Three of the new Extension Serv ice Circulars were prepared to meet war-time emergency demands. Cir 1 n n"~25e' Gr"wlna Soybeans m North Carolina," and Circular No. 257. Peanut Production in North t arolina, will provide farmers with information about these two oil producing crops which arc high up oil the list of "Foods for Freedom." Circular No. 258. "Cotton Grow ing in North Carolina," is designed to help growers produce the long staple, clean cotton which is in de mand as a war-time commodity. Da ta on production, ginning, handling' and marketing is contained in the new publication. Latest recommen dations for controlling boll weevils are also included _ I lie other two circulars were pre Lnd* ^ J0lm K Har"S< Extension landscape specialist. No. 253 is titl ed: "A Guide to Farmstead Beauti fication and No. 254 is on "Walks and Drives." Both of these publica tions contain "before and after" pic tures and diagrams to help the farm family visualize the possibilities of farmstead aPP<?"ce of the Committees composed of repre and th "r ?' the Ex,ension Service and the Experiment Station at State College prepared the information contained in the peanut and cotton circulars. E R. Collins, new head of he?H^? fg"?" agronomy Program, hiaded the committee, and he also collaborated with J. A. Rigney of the teTCZ TOybean'bulletim'"* Tip-Off^oiTThe Times In The U. S. ?+ Support for a general retail sales lax now comes from an unexpected quarter the American Retail Fed eration It recommends a 5 per cent rate, exempting rents, life insurance education and health expenditures,' and savings ... If you still want that new auto and got turned down be fore, despite good "credentials," try again OPA has instructed rationing be much mure lenient on applications, because sales were far below even the rationed minimum ? . There may be a $25,000 "salary celling proposed in the tax bill, or in a wages-and-profiu bill It would take the form of legislating that a company couldn't deduct from its m?mf *ny *mount? over 125,000 paid to any employee. Officers Arrest Two Bootleggers ??? Matthew Cotton, notorious boot legger in the Oak City section, fell into the hands of the law last Sunday morning as he prepared for a big Easter business. Accompanied by Deputy Roy Peel and Constable Ed mond Early, ABC Officer J. H. Roe buck confiscated three gallons and five pints of illegal liquor on the Cot ton premises, one pint being found on the man's person. Cotton had much of the liquor stored in a hog pen, but to accommodate those cus tomers who demanded quick service he had several pints hidden along the path leading from his house to the pen. Approximately 200 empty bot tles were found on the premises. While traveling toward Oak City that morning the two county officers saw a small congregation of colored men along a street in Hamilton. In vestigating the friendly gathering, the officers relieved Moses Gilliam of a little over a quart of white 11 quor and booked him for alleged bootlegging Cotton and Gilliam are to face trial in the county court next Mon day. Uneventful Session Held By The County Board Here Monday (Continued from page one) L. Coltrain was appointed to work with the WPA and see if arrange ments could be e ffected The com missioners, virtually agreeing to provide a canning plant, thought pos sibly the Sunny Side Inn could be rented near Williamston or that a cannery could be set up in the Wil liamston gymnasium. Individual can ning projects operated in connection with the lunchrooms over the coun ty have been discontinued and the work is now centered in one big project. Recent Selectees Write From Camp <t>?L_ Accompanying a recent group of selectees from this county to the armed service. Privates Julius E. Gurganus, of Williamston RFD 1. and John H Cooper, of Jamesville, last Week-end in a letter said hello to all their friends and commented briefly on the Army and that cen sored subject, the weather. Addressed to The Enterprise, the letter reads, in part: "We would like to say hello to our friends in and around Williamston and Jamesville. "We like the Army very well, but it is not like being at home. We thank you for The Enterprise, for that's the one thing that makes us feel at home. "We still think Williamston is the garden spot of the world because it snows or rains every day here. "We also would like to thank the Red- Cross for the bags they gave us." The address of the boys is, Co. C, 61st Medical Truining Battalion, 4th Platoon, Camp Graht, Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Manning, of Norfolk, visited here a short while today. ? Dr. J. S. Rhodes is able to be out today after recovering from a slight illness. THE RECORD SPEAKS . . . With one exception, motorists on Martin County highways drove tens of thousands of miles last week without an accident. Traffic was heavy during the week and especially over the week-end, observers declaring that the volume of travel was possibly the highest since the Christmas holidays. A small girl, riding a bicycle, was slightly hurt in the county during the week. The following tabulations of fer a comparison of the accident trend: first by corresponding weeks in this year and last and for each year to the present time. 14th Week Comparison Accidents InJ'd Killed Dam'ge 1942 1 1 0 $ 000 1941 2 0 0 260 Comparison To Data 194 2 -25 10 0 $3685 1941 29 17 2 2104 Dominion Status Of India Is Unsettled As War Pushes Nearer (Continued from page one) layed action. In Burma, the British are retreat ing, one report stating they were trying to re-establish themselves about 40 miles north of "" the road to important Burma oil fields. A brief report stated that American reinforcements had reach ed Burma but in what quantities and what types, the report did not dis close. The Japs are meeting an effective opposition in other territories, and in New Guinea their bombers were driven back in an attempt to raid Port Moresby. Accompanying that report was the harrowing exper iences related by three Australian soldiers who had escaped following their capture. According to the three escaped prisoners who have just shown up in Australia, the Japs took numbers of prisoners captured by them, tied their hands behind their backs and marched them into the jungle to be used as live targets in bayonet practice. Captured officers were permitted to commit suicide, the three escapees declared. Hitler and his winged forces are faring bad in Russia these days. During the past week, the Germans lost 415 planes An estimated 40,000 Germans were killed on the Russian front, and the Soviets continue to recapture territory lost to the invad ers last fall. The tempo of the war is increasing on the Eastern front, possibly as a preliminary to a more intensive warfare this spring and summer Another wave of sabotage is sweeping over the conquered coun tries with Germans and Italians join ing in the movement to wreck fac tories and upset the German war ef fort. Jn tins country, Seeretary of the Navy Knox stated today that there had been a marked reduction in merchant shipping losses off the At lantic coast. Only one ship was re ported lost last week. Secretary of Commerce Jesse Jones today promised the country synthe tic rubber is just around the corner The secretary, however, explained that many obstacles to large-scale production still stand in the way of the program. WANTS 'OR SALE: ONE LARGE CIBCU lating heater that will take care if four or five rooms. One large new leater with flat cast iron top. Ex ellent for heating and cooking. One arge new handknit bedspread with ringe. One beautiful healthy Ger nan shepherd pup, seven months >ld. Weighs now about 60 pounds. \bout half grown. Splendid for chil Iren's pet and watch dog. One very lice fat heifer six months old. Very gentle and will make good milk :ow. For rent?store in good loca :ion and stock of goods for sale. L. Z. Nurney. Williamston, Route 1. a7-2t-ch FOR RENT ? GROUND FLOOR apartment on West Main Street, ideal for small family. $22.50 per month. See C. H Godwin, Eastern Bond A Mortgage Co., Inc. a7-2t LOST. BLACK SPRING COAT BE longing to Mrs. E. S. Peel. If found please return to her. FOR RENT: TWO-ROOM APART ment with bath. Apply Mrs. Theo Roberson. a3-ch FOR RENT ? BUILDING ON Haughton Street Extended, ideal for Garage or Machine Shop. Reas onable rent. Eastern Bond and Mort gage Co., Inc. a3-2t-ch GROUND YELLOW CORNMEAL for feed purposes. $2.20 per hun dred. Supply limited. Apply Abbitt's Mill, Williamston. a3-3t-ch FEATHERS WANTED ? WE BUY geese, duck, turkey, chicken feath ers. Goose and turkey quills. Good prices. Write for same. Preston E. Cayton, Edenton, N. C. m20-tf FOR RENT? LARGE 8TORE AND apartments in Tar Heel Building. Hot and cold water and steam heat included in rental prices. Apply Mrs. Jim Staton. m24-5t FOR QUICK, QUALITY DRY cleaning service, bring your clothes to Pittman's. One day service on any garment. Suits, coats and dresses, 55 cents, cash and carry. 65c delivered. Pittman's Cleaners. O-tf WANTED ?WOODCUTTER. R. L. Ward Coal and Wood Company. m31-2t-ch BLENDEDJtESERVE S1.00 S1.95 1 JM Martin FCX Service IS GLAD TO ANNOUNCE That, Due to the Splendid Cooperation of the Farmers of Martin County i In patronizing this unit of your organization, we are now ordering Feed in car I loud lots. This increased business allows us to make the following reductions j from our present prices: ' ALL LAYING MASH 15c Bag Less STARTING & GROWING MASH 10c Bag Less GROWING MASH , 15c Bag Less DAIRY FEED ..... 15c Bag Less HORSE & MULE FEED 10c Bag Less 10 Per Cent PORK MAKER 15c Bag Less GARDEN SEED 5c Pound Less We Pay 21 c and 2 3c for Eggs Your Additional Patronage Meant Your Additional Savings Our Open Formula Tan* prove these are the same feeds you have been buying at the old price*. THANKS! Guilford Flowers, Manager

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