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PACE SIX TUESDAY AND PSIDAY I 1 tl" NONTM CAROLINA lUrMilVJ,
~ I FOE SALE: 4S.SSS USED MUCK,
Change In Prayer And
Church Service Schedules
Hie regular mid-week service at
the Williamston Christian Church
will be held on Thursday at 8:30 p
m., beginning on Thursday of this
week. In compliance with the change
of time and day which the Minister
ial Association voted on Monday, all
on the receiving end, and a hot end of our sen-ices will begin at 8;30 and
it is, to be sure. No official details the mid-week service will be held
British Take Over
For Gain Over Japs
(Continued from page one)
have been released, but it is believ
ed by some well-informed observers
that Russia is about to loose a telling
offensive against her invaders.
Back of the main battle fronts.
Firemen Get Early
guerrilla warfare is apparently gain-1 t f ? f1 11 II.
ing momentum. In France more in- IVlOrillflj? V-itlll IlCFC
nocent people are being killed for
sabotage. Rumanians are more ac
tive in their resistance against Ger
many, and the Scandinavian people
are causing Hitler more trouble
Submarine warfare against ship
ping in the Atlantic continues, the
Navy today announcing the sinking
of two more merchant ships off the
Atlantic coast. But the sub menace
is being reduced, officials say.
At home there have been few
eventful developments during the
past few days Gas rationing for the
entire country is being considered,
wfiUe rationing plans for the East
ern Seaboard are going forward.
The system is to go into effect May
The nation is starting a war bond
sale round-up, Martin County Chair
man C. D. Carstarphen stating today
that plans for the drive in this coun
ty are nearing completion and that
Fire, believed to have been of in
cendiary origin, wrecked a 1939 Mer
cury in the yard of W. J. Waters on
Marshall Avenue here yesterday
morning at 4:30 o'clock. The body
was a complete loss, but no great
damage was done to the motor or the
The car was said to have been in
use earlier that morning, but Fire
Chief G P Hall stated that the lights
action is to be expected very soon, ing
on the car and on another one park
ed close by were found burning
when the firemen reached the scene,
indicating that the fire was either
started by prowlers or out of malice.
A .45 caliber army special was in
thd back seat of the car and three
explosions were heard, one of the
bullets tearing through the body.
Neighbors discovered the fire
when the car's wiring system was
shorted and the horn started blow
A Good Rule To Follow
INSURE ALL OF YOUR CROPS AGAINST
INSURE FOR FULL LIMITS ALLOWED
. . And By All Meant, In tare Willi
K. B. Crawford
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
HAIL AND WIND
INSU RANCH ON
VOI R TOBACCO
CROPS . . . SEE
J. E. POPE
War As It Relates
To Home Front Is
Reviewed for Week
For the best investment in the
world, you need the kind of pro
tection which won't let you wor
As regularly as you buy United
States War Savings Bonds, lock
them away in a Safe Deposit box
in the bank's vault.
You Can Buy War Savings
Bonds and Stamps at
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
?THE SAFE EXECUTOR" - "
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
(Continued from page one)
Act mobilized our man-power. The
Selective Service Act brought forth
relatively few evaders and the price
order is counted on to receive simi
lar support. But there are teeth in
the law for those who try to dodge
it. Penalties for willful violation in
clude fines of not more than $5,000
or one year prison terms or both, civ
il suits for triple damages and loss
of the seller's license for 12 months.
Fullest Support Needed
The rent-fixing order is equally
important to the war effort. It af
fects rents in 301 "defense rental
areas housing 76.000,000 in addition
to 21 areas previously designated. It
reaches into every state except North
Dakota and Idaho and extends into
Puerto Rico. It touches enormous
cities such as Metropolitan New
York wlttra population of 8.700."
and sueh small communities as King
George County, Va., with 5,431 souls.
The order does not have the im
mediate effect of law, it should be
noted, as does the price-control reg
ulation. OPA is giving State and lo
cal officials 60 days to "cut back"
rents to the level obtaining on dates
which vary according to locality. Af
ter that, if the necessary adjustments
have not been made, OPA will take
things in its own hands.
"A program as vast as this," said
Henderson, "will need the fullest
public supportund we know that we
shall have the backing of all land
lords who have not attempted to
take advantage of abnormal condi
President Calls It "Privilege"
In the final analysis, as the Pres
ident pointed out in his last fireside
talk, we should consider it a "privi
lege"?not a "sacrifice"?to shoul
der this small burden for victory.
Business men will recognize the im
portance of these two weapons for
the war on the Home Front. They
?know that their sons and nephews
in the war theatres must be furnish
ed the tools of destruction at the
lowest possible cost. They know the
dangers of runaway prices from the
memories of post-war America and
post-war Europe. They know that
civilian security and morale must be
kept intact. They know the futility
of winning the war across the seas
and losing it across the counters.
They know we must have total mo
bilization for total War.
McNutt Hits Nail on Head
Federal Security Administrator
Paul V. McNutt, chairman of the new
Manpower Commission, hit the mo
bilization nail on the head in a re
cent speech at a "Buy a Bomber
Show" sponsored by the St. Paul
Trades and Labor Assembly:
"We must translate our war pro
duction goal into terms of labor
needs," he said. "Despite all the shift
ing requirements of a mobile world
wide war, we must try to map out
in our Manpower general staff ex
actly when and where workers will
"Aim Cosmetics at Enemy"
The War Production Board has
urged American women to aim their
lipstick containers at the enemy.
That is. they are asked to save the
bottles, jars and tubes in w hich they
buy beauty aids and fill them over
and over again. No shortage of gla
mour is anticipated?but metal con
tainers are something else. Here's
why tins is important: It is estimat
d that three to five million pounds
of plastics, 250,000 tons of steel, 2,
250 tons of copper and 550 tons of
zinc were used in the cosmetic in
dustry last year
Gas Cards Go Out
WI'B has withdrawn priority as
sistancc from a New York concern
and prohibited it from dealing in
cellophane for one month because it
violated the cellophane limitation or
der . . . The ration cards by which
10,000,000 motorists in 17 Eastern
slates and the District of Columbia,
will buy their gasoline after May
15th are now being sent to the ra
t loners They are five in number and
are designated "*A~,'B-i", 'tf-z" and
"X" to be distributed in accordance
with the driver's need for fuel . . .
Production and sale of civilian hel
mets have been restricted to an of
ficial agency of the United States or
one of the United Nations to prevent
waste of critical materials and halt
manufacture of inferior helmets.
Fifteen hundred tons of steel would
be required to make 1,000,000 hel
mets. as well as large quantities of
leather and lining materials . . . Ev
en the Kentucky Derby feels the
sting of war. OPA asked hotel men
in Louisville, Ky., not to increase
their rates for war workers living
there during Derby week . . . OPA
has placed a ceiling on motor fuel
prices at service stations throughout
the country except in the 17 Eastern
states and the District of Columbia
where rationing is going into effect
. . Known to the industry as "high
wine,' beverage alcohol from 100 to
189 proof has been brought under
allocation control by the WPB to
supplement the alcohol supply.
Control Of Prices
Expected To Hold
Down Living Costs
(Continued from page oae)
day articles are not controlled by
Eggs, poultry, butter, cheeae, con'
denied milk, flour, mutton, fresh
seafood, game, dried prunes, dry
beana, leaf tobacco, moat nuts. Un
seed oil, animal feed, books, maga
zines, motion pictures, newspapers,
domestic ores, stumpage, logs, ply
wood, stamps, coins, art objects, used
automobiles, securities, rosin, tur
Announces War Cost
According to Budget Director
Hirold D. Smith, ths suecessfuUy
speeded-up srms program will cost
ths U. S. $70,000,000,000 for the 12
months beginning July 1. This Is s
fourteen billion dollar increase over
his originally announced est!mats.
Rapidly in County
(Continued from page one)
applicant explained he had more
than 100 pounds on hand but that he
generally bought in large quantities
and wanted to know how to dispose
of the excess. Only four cards were
withheld in this district, and less
than three doezn stamps were re
moved from the books to balance the
rationing system in individual cases.
In the colored school no books were
withheld, one report stating that
only eight or ten stamps were re
moved from the books to strike bal
ances in individual cases.
Reports state that the volunteers
are cooperating splendidly In ttnr
registration program, and that for
the most part the registrants are
prepared to answer the questions.
The registration will continue
through Thursday and those who fail
to register during the s|>ecified time
will find it necessary to appear be
for the county rationing board in the
courthouse about two weeks from
now Bnd apply for their allotments.
A few boarding house operators
and several others who were sched
uled to register last week failed to
do so and they are now being direct
ed to the county rationing board of
fice where their applications will be
considered possibly next week or the
week following. During the mean
time if they have no sugar they will
have to get along without it.
Invest Sinking Fund
In U. S. War Bonds
(Continued from page one)
gland jury holds its next meeting
Upon motion by C. A. Roberson
and with a second from Joshua L.
Coltrain, the board increased the
appropriation, for the forest fire
service by $200, a marginal note ex
plaining that the cost of the service
had mounted as a result of an in
crease in the number of fires and the
size of the fires.
Rev W. O. Andrews was appoint
ed to the eounty library board to
succeed Paul D. Roberson, resigned.
J. M. Mizelle, of Jamesville Town
ship, was given a tax relief order on
$300 worth of property improperly
listed in 1941.
With approximately $5,000 in
eounty sinking funds, the commis
sioners voted to invest the amount
in war bonds.
The commissioners agreed to build
a small cannery on county property
near the county home in connection
with the school lunch rooms. Work
ed in cooperation with the WPA, a
county garden is being cultivated for
all the lunch rooms on the county
property, and the vegetables will be
canned for use next term in the
Food Prices Lower
Than In Last War
It's by far the most sweeping or
der of its kind ever issued in this
country, and because it includes al
most all foods, one might assume
that that the food price situation had
been getting desperate. Actually,
federal reports show that retail food
prices this spring have averaged
lower than during a comparable
period of World War I. During the
three-and-a-half years since Hitler's
"peaceful" penetration of Czecho
slovakia, the retail price index for
all foods has risen less than half as
much as it did in the corresponding
period after the Austria-Serbia war
declaration in 1914. Specifically, food
prices rose 50.9 per cent between
July 1914 and March 1918?compar
ed to only 20.8 per cent between July
1938 and March 1942. As a result, the
index for all foods in March of this
year stood about 12 per cent below
the corresponding month of 191B.
Reasons: OPA restrictions have act
ed as a brake; chain store retailing
and farmer-producer organizations
have helped put food distribution on
a more efficient basis today; prices
were higher to begni with in 1914
than at the start of the current war.
Things To Watch
For In The Future
Removable wooden wheels on 1943
auto trailers . . . Window screens
woven from nylon (after the war)
instead of copper . . . Weston Smith
of Financial World, reporting on
new wrinkles, says an inventor has
been granted a patent for making
women's full-fashioned stockings
with the seam in front instead of in
back?it's claimed to have a slender
izing effect and be easier to keep
seams straight, but sounds as though
it'd be pretty hard to get used to . .
A bicycle with spring-driven motor
wrmnH up hy
and equipped with three speeds . . .
A combination first aid kit and au
tomatic pencil?the barrel of the
pencil containing iodine, bandage,
tweezers . . .
Colored Boy Loses
His Life In River
or before the 7th day of April, 1943,
or this notice will be pleaded in bar
of their recovery. All persons in
debted to said Estate will please
make immediate payment.
This the 7th day of April, 1942.
MRS. MYRTLE COALTRAIN,
Administratrix of the Estate
of D. R. Coaltrain.
Hugh G. Horton, Atty. a7-6t
FOR SALE ? BUNCH AND VIR
ginia Runner seed peanuts, Cok
er's 100 cotton seed, Wood's yellow
soybeans, and tobacco trucks. John
W. Eubanks, Hassell, N. C. a24-4t-ch
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.
cleaned and in good condition.
Ideal for tobacco bam furnaces, pil
lars, etc. Mrs. L. W. Hardison. James
WILL SELL OR LEASE THE SODA
Shop, Williamston, N. C. If inter
ested in either buying or leasing
communicate with John H. Gurgan
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
WANTED: EXPERIENCED SALE8
lady. Don't call in person but write
The Enterprise Publishing Company
giving experience, references and
Pittman's Cleaners. Q-tf other general information. m5-2t
BE SURE ? INSURE
Four Tobacco against the ravages of Hail!
You may suffer a destructive
Hail storm this year.
The cost of this protection is very little
compared with the benefits should
hail strike ? SEE ME TODAY!
H. P. MOBLEY
"la WILLIAMSTON In
'? SMAST s?rW
SUNDAY, MAY 10th
?(Continued from page one)
R Biggs found no signs of foul play
and ruled that the drowning was
accidental. No formal inquest was
held. The body was found by Fish- ||m| ? T7 np^?! T^r?^
ermun J. A. Warren early yesterday |||||| Ijhj 1 o lit J 1 rllfilFfcj 1
morning floating in the water near
the spot where the boy drowned.
The boy's father, Haywood Scott,
was shot and mortally wounded on
Washington Street here eight years
The boy's mother, Cleo Scott
Rhodes and two brothers, Samuel |i|||i rr\m ? . r l
and Marshall Scott and u sister, An- fl I lit* tzUCiltCHt l^'UtltT ?f tilt*
nis Scott, survive.
Greatest Institution ? HOME
TOMATO PLANTS - t.imn.D F'"" GUU F?r A
Marglube tomato plants. Certified /I I'? Z1* I /' T<
Porto Rico potato plants. Complete \fliallty \rirl, ( OHIC f 0
stock Woods tested garden and flow
cr seed, package or bulk. J. C. Leg
LOST: POCKETBOOK CONTAIN
ing $32. Has V.E.P. identification
card enclosed and also two pictures.
Amity billfold. Finder please return
and receive reward. Brinkley Lilley, | WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
Williamston, N. C. m5-2t 1,11,1
.Having qualified as Administra
trix ofuie Estate of D. R. Coaltrain,
deceased, late of Martin County,
North Carolina, this is tonotify all
deceased8 to'"exhibit |||| DONT FORGET
them to the undersigned at her home
in Williamston, North Carolina, on
FOR SALE: NUMBER OF PULLEYS
ranging in size from 8 to 30 inches
and 25 feet of 1 and 15-18 of an inch
shafting. Joshua L. Coltrain, RFD 1,
DR. C. L. HUTCHISON
Next To Marco Theatre
WlUlamsion, N. C. Tel. 114-J
Do You Need?
A SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX A Special Gift For A Special Person
For Your Valuables ? HOSE ? dresses
And Valuable Papers? # "ATS # SUPS
? GLOVES ? BAGS
We have them . . low cost. # shoes ? gowns
Make Our Bank
Member Federal Deposit Insurmnce Corporation
Guaranty Bank & Trust Co.
Sunday, May 10
This is just one day set
aside to show Mother how
much she means to you.
You are sure to find just the
Your Bank ""Zr
LET US SERVE YOU TODAY!