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Civilian Defense Organization In This County Perfected
Richmond?Copies of the General
Maximum Price Regulation have
been received here by the Division
of Information, Office for Emergen
cy Management, and these are avail
able for distribution to organizations
and individuals throughout Vir
ginia, North Carolina and South Car
Those wishing copies should write
to William C. Bourne, Regional In
formation Officer, Office for Emer
gency Management, 10 S. Fifth St.,
Richmond, Va. No charge will be
In general, prices are fixed at their
Jjarch levels by the regulation. This
becomes effective May 11 for man
ufacturers and wholesalers and May
18 for retailers. Beginning July 1st,
it becomes effective for services sold
in connection with a commodity
Items not covered by the program
include basic raw materials, since
prices on these are substantially
conrtolled already, and articles ex
empt because they do not conform
with the Price Control Act's defini
tion of a "commodity" or by reason
of the act's special treatment of agri
cultural commodities It is expected,
however, that many items excluded
The United Service
In National Defense
(Continued from page one)
We have on hand now, to be used
in Martin County, $265.24 Without
the generous support and interest of
the people of Martin County this
great part of the Civilian Defense
could never have been carried on.
You have shared in a real way to
bring comfort and happiness to the
young men in the service of our
country. The task of morale build
ing rests heavily upon the people of
our nation and through the USO you
are helping in this great phase of
our march toward victory.
at present will come under future
j supplementary orders,
j It is believed that copies of the
regulation will be particularly wel
comed by trade associations, cham
bers of commerce and other such or
ganizations. They are available to
anyone wishing them, though
A single domestic hot water boil
| er would yiel denough steel for a
37-mm gun. ?
THREE DOTS AND A DASH FOR VICTORY
BUY DEFENSE BONDS
BUY DEFENSE STAMPS;
tiom Miami iMUp Niu*
Thin S/HU-f t'.uiilribuleil By
raylor Mill & Gin Co.
KOBEKSONV1LLE, N. C.
THIS IS YOUR WAR TOO
Needs Your Help
Have you looked tliroupli your base
ment, over your furm or around the _
lot for Scrap Iron. Old Tires, and Mel-?
al of various kinds? If not, you should
bepin riftht now for these items should
OLD TIRES, IRON
And METALS Of
ALL KINDS. |
We Buy The Following Items Which The United
States Government Needs Badly?
Rubber heels and soles, with or without nails, boots and shoes, ov
ercoats, tennis shoes, drug sundries such as hot water bottles, rub
ber gloves, etc., raincoats, bathing caps and shoes, tire beads, buff
ings, solid truck tires, cotton covered and rubber covered hose,
matting, jar rubbers, fly swatters, rubber stamps free of wood and
all other items containing rubber.
Williamston Parts and Metal Co.
Volunteers Ready For
Action On Home Front
Recently named chairman, C.
D. Carstarphen is perfecting an
extensive organization for a
county-wide, nook and corner,
sale of war bonds and savings
stamps. Citizens will be asked
to invest 10 per cent of their in
come, and if they fail the pro
gram will likely be made com
Uses Spare Time
To Write Poetry
Tins poem, written on a scrap of
paper, was found recently plastered
to the side of a shack used by air
plane spotters in Pennsylvania. It
was penned by a young man who
was called upon to do double duty
during the night when the men as
signed to relieve him failed to re
For Uie life of me,
Damned if I can see
Why no one watches
From twelve to three.
If the Arm yand Navy
Felt like that, \
The Japs would take us
In nothing flat.
God help the good old U.S.A.
If all we do is sit home and pray.
Wars are won by facing facts,
Not by Grandstand Quarterbacks.
If anything makes me see red,
It's guys who can't get out of bed.
The pay is small, that we admit,
But we should try to do our bit.
Excuse this bad attempt at rhyme,
It'ii dune to puss awu^_the time.
Below, in someone else's handwrit
ing, ap)>eared the following:
1 love my bed, of that I'm sure,
For that, Alas, there is no cure.
But to save my bed, my head, and
I'll gladly watch from twelve to
Io Take Action In
(Continued from page one)
Mayor J. L. Hassell ? General
Chairman Civilian Protection.
W B. Parrtet, Chaiiman?Williaro
iton Control Center.
Mrs. C. A James, Chairman?Ci
/ilian Defense Volunteer Office.
Fire Protection?G. P. Hall, Chair
nan; Members: G. P. Hall, J H
Ward, W. I. Harrison, J. E. Harri
son, Julian Harrell, G A. Harris,
John W. Manning, F M. Manning
Jack Manning. Jim Manning, Moses
Wheeler, Lonnie Bullock, Charles
Peele, W A. Daniel, J. H. Hines
Dick Taylor, Jack Edmondson.
Auxiliary Firemen?G. A. Harris
Chairman; R. E. Watson, Garland
Coltrain, Jack Fitzgerald, R. E. Ru
disci!, J. D. Thrower, N. S. Riddick
Harry Jones, Johnnie Rawsl, Bcnnit
Colored Auxiliary Firemen?Flem
ing Allen, Chairman; Richmond
Johnson, Percy Brown, Sam Wil
hams, Walter Johnson, Victor Rob
Auxiliary Police?G. P. Hall, J. H
Ward, W. I. Harrison, J. E. Harrison
Julian Harrell, G. A. Harris, Johr
W Manning, F. M Manning, Jack
Manning, Jim Manning, Mosei
Wheeler, Lonnie Bullock, Charlei
Peele, W. A. Daniel, J. H. Hines
Dick Taylor, Jack Edmondson, R
E. Watson, Garland Coltrain, Jack
Fitzgerald, R. E Rudisell, J. D
Thrower, N. S. Riddick, Harry Jones
Johnnie Rawls, Bennje Baldree.
Rescue Squads and Bomb Squadi
?V. J. Spiyey, Chairman; W E
Dunn, Harold Hargett, J. R. Leggett
H. D. Harrison.
W. B. Daniel, Chairman, Air Raid
G. P. Hall, Chairman, Blackout
Fire Watchers?H. L. Swain
Chairman; R A. Taylor, W. M. Man
ning, M. S Moore, W. T. Stinnette.
Dr. E. T. Walker, Chairman, Em
i rgency Medical Service and Hospi
F M Manning, Chairman, Casual
ty and First Aid Stations.
Emergency Food and Housing ?
Mrs W E. Old, Chairman; Mrs. H
L. Swain, Mrs W. E. Dunn, Mrs
John A Ward, Mrs A. R. Dunning
R. E Manning, Chairman, Utilitiei
and Public Works, Repair, Demoli
tion and Decontamination Squads.
W. W. Waters?Mayor.
J. C. Kirkman?Assistant Gener
G. M Anderson?Fire Chairman.
W. C. Wallace?Police Chairman
Charles Davenport?Air Raid War
den Chairman. \
Wendell Hamilton?Air Raid War
Luther Hardison? Salvage Com
V. B. Hairr?Salvage Committee.
Mrs. Hubert Sexton?Emergencj
Food and Housing Committee.
Mrs. Wallace Fleming?Emergen
Mrs. G. M. Anderson?Emergen'
cy Medical Service.
Mrs. George Beard? Emergency
Oak City Council
J. H. Hopkins?Fire Committee.
Wiley N. Craft?Police Commit
J H. Ayers? Air Raid Wardeni
Wilber Barrett? Air Raid War
Wilmcr Worsley?Fire Watchers.
Dr. E. E. Pittman?Medical Serv
Heads East's Defense
Early establishment of an Eastern
Military Area taking in the entire
Atlantic coast from Maine to Flori
da, as a wartime security measure,
was announced by Lieut Gen. Hugh
A. Drum, commanding general of
the Eastern Defense Command and
1st Army. Under this order, the
Army would control dimming of
shore lights and regulation of enemy
aliens along Atlantic seaboard.
H. M. Ainsley?First Aid Chair
J. H. Rawls?Blackout Committee.
Ruritan Cltib? Salvage Commit
H. S. Everett?Mayor.
W H. Gray?Fire Chairman
J. W. Griffin?Assistant Chief of
D. A. Roberson?Salvage Chair
Mrs. R. K Adkins? Emergency
Feeding and Housing Chairman.
C. A. Roberson?Air Raid War
Dr. Ward ? Emergency Medical
W H. Gray?Blackout Committee.
B. F. Coburn?Public Works.
A. R. Osborn?Volunteer Office
W. H. Anthony?Mayor.
John Ayers?Fire, Police Chair
J. R. Everett?Air Raid Wardens.
Dr E. M. Long?Emergency Med
Mrs. E. M. Long?First Aid Com
near una council
W. A. Brown?Chairman.
Leroy Harrison?Fire Committee.
T O. Hickman?Police Chairman.
J. Kussell Rogers?Air Raid War
Garland Whitley ? Emergency
Medical Service, First Aid Commit
Pete Mendenhall ? Emergency
Medical Service, First Aid Commit
E. C. Edmondson?Mayor.
J. H. Haislip?Fire Committee.
E. W. Eubanks? Air Raid War
dins, Emergency Medical Service.
C. B. Riddick?Mayor, Air Raid
A. P. Barnhill?Fire Chairman.
A. R Roberson?Police Chairman.
H. M. Ayers?Emergency Medical
"ON THE JOB"
Training "on the job" in war in
dustry has resulted in as much as
SO per cent increase in production
in some cases, according to reports
of the War Production Board's la
bor division. Training within indus
try is one of the ways in which the
United States is meeting hte skilled
North Carolina is producing a rec
ord peanut crop to meet the war de
mand for vegetable oils and the War
Production Board has permitted a
large increase in the manufacture
of peanut picking machinery to
help get in the crop.
^ROEKY. EVERYONE.' YOU ft
MONEY ? NEEDED TO DEFEAT
THE ASUS POWERS. PLEDGE
TO BUY DEFENSE BONOS
V NOW AND EVERY 0?Y/ j
Thit Space Contributed By
A.E. Smith Hardware
ROBERSONVILLE, N. C.
Everyone To Help
In The War Effort
(Continued from page one)
line public-spirited men and women
taking First Aid courses, and in a
short while a good many of these
will be in position to impart knowl
edge thus acquired to others in the |
county until it is probable that near
ly all who are willing will be able
to acquire some knowledge and
training in First Aid work.
Tlie Board of Commissioners of
Martin County have been coopera
tive in our program of trying to or
ganize the entire county for fire pro
tection and police protection.
Due to so much demand on the
Government Printing Office*, the
Office of Civilian Defense has not
been able to furnish local councils,
including our own, with necessary
books, pamphlets and instructions,
without which it has been impossi
ble to thoroughly acquaint our citi
zenship with the absolute necessity
and importance of participation by
all citizens in this important work.
But in spite of the lack of informs
tion, wherever the citizens are
ed on they have reacted as true
ercians when they see the need.
The chairman above named is very
appreciative of the cooperation of
Martin County citizens.
From time to time now valuable
instructions will be distributed so
that very soon all the men, women,
boys and girls will understand what
their Government expects of them in
the home front in this all-out war,
looking toward a full and final vic
tory for our Nation and their A Hies
Dou'l let your home structure "break down"
because of neglected repairs. Make them
now . . . Many materials are available that
may not he later. lxM>k over the needs of
your home today and let us furnish you with
an estimate of the eost.
I)() YOUR PART . . . BUY
WAR BONDS Ami STAMPS
Williamston Supply Co.
DONWINSUOWOf TOENAW h FRANK MARTIN EK
r MERES WHAT I MEAN. RED.
EACH DEFENSE BOND >VE BUY
MEANS MORE SHIPS AND PLANeS
FOR OUR NAVY.'
DON VflNSLOW OF THE NAVY SAYS
SHIPMATES, LET'S OO ALL OUT
FOR OUR EXPANDINQ NAVY
BUY DEFENSE BONDSI
Do Your Part
Defense Bonds & Stamps
To win this war, our fighting forces need millions
of dollars worth of equipment and clothing Now,
in addition to billions of dollars worth of planes,
tanks, ships and guns. They need them NOW. "La
ter" may be too late! TTiis is your country. TTiis
is your war. What do you say? You have only one
answer: Buy War Stamps every day. Buy a Bond
every day. Can't afford them? Yes you can?if you
realise that you can't afford to risk losing this war.
That will mean losing your freedom. Better buy
those bonds and stamps?they're cheap at any
TOWN of JAMESVILLE
W. W. WALTERS, Mayor ' W. B. GAYLORD,
O. W. HAMILTON, H. L. SEXTON, Commissioners