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The 33rd Week
Of The War
(Continued from pace one)
Mid-West. The OPA asked livestock
and meat packing industries to
maintain a supply of meats in all
normal trade channels rather than
concentrate shipments to large cities
where ceiling prices are relatively
The War Front
The Navy reported U. S. submar
ines in far Eastern waters have
sunk another Japanese Destroyer, a
medium-sized tanker, three cargo
ships, and possibly a fourth cargo
ship. The Navy said all of its large
submarines are being fitted with
cameras designed to fit over the eye
piece of the periscope to record the
results of submarine attacks on the
enemy. Maj. Gen. Lewis H. Brere
ton. Commander of the Air Forces
in the Middle East, said American
Air Forces caused heavy damage to
enemy docks and port installations
at Tobruk. Benghazi. Suda Bay and
President Roosevelt said Admiral
William D Leahy, former U. S Am
bassador to Vichy, France, has been
called back to active duty to serve
as chief of staff to him as Command
er in Chief of the Armed Forces.
Gen. MacArthur reported from Aus
tralia that the new 2.500-man Jap
anese invasion force landed in the
Buna-Ambasi-Gona area in New
Guinea on July 22nd has been sub
jected to such damaging raids that
few, if any, Japanese ships are left
in the vicinity of the invasion The
Navy announced 17 more United
Nations merchant vessels have been
lost to enemv submarines.
The nine army corps areas were
reorganized and renamed "Service
Commands." The reorganization will
further decentralize the operation of
Services of Supply activity and elim
inate duplicating facilities War Sec
retary Stimson said 28.000 Jaundice
cases developed among Army per
sonnel in the U. S and abroad be
tween January 1 and June 4th, ap
parently due to the use of Yellow
Fever vaccine. Sixty-two deaths re
sulted. "There has been a change
tnrthe form of Yellow Fevrr vac
cine now used which the Surgeon
General thinks will eliminate the
whole trouble," Mr Stimson said.
Director Hobby of the Women's
Army Auxiliary Corps said 20 com
panies of 150 women each will be
trained by the end of this year and
25,000?women will be?trained?by
Taxation and Profits
The House passed and sent to the
Senate the War. Revenue Bill, ^JUi
mated to yield
providing a 45 per cent normal and
surtax income rate on corporations
and a 90 per cent excess profits tax.
Treasury Secretary Morgenthau,
however .said a tax program of less
than ,700 million of additional
revenue would be inadequate. He
recommended removal of these
"special privileges": tax exemption
for State and municipal Securities,
exemption from taxation of 27 1-2
per cent of income from oil wells and
mines, and separate income tax re
turns by married couples.
The House Naval affairs commit
tee, after investigating 40,000 con
tracts, said "95 per cent of the War
Contractors are doing an honest and
effective job and receiving only fair
and reasonable profits," the average
being 8 per cent.
Scrap Salvage Campaigns
President Roosevelt reported the
recent scrap rubber collection drive
added 454,000 tons to the Govern
ment's stockpile?exclusive of rub
ber in small piles still at service sta
tions and junk dealers. WPB Chair
man Nelson asked State and local
governments to lend their trucks
and workers to local salvage com
mittees to help transport scrap ma
terial collections before winter sets
in. To keep steel furnaces going at
full capacity, more than 750,000
freight cars will be required to car
ry scrap iron and steel, most ol
which must be moved by trucks to
TTie WPB extended the tin can
salvage program to 104 cities in ad
dition to 36 Metropolitan areas prev
lously announced, because de-tin
With the 0. S. Amy and Nary
operating in every nook and
corner of the globe strange coin
cidence* and unnsaal meeting*
occur among the member* of the
This week Mr. and Mrs. L F.
Warren received notice from
their sons. Dennis and Garland
Warren, that they had met in
flaw all. Garland has been in Ha
waii for the past 18 months while
Dennis stationed on one of the
country's largest battleships
which at the time was in Ha
Germans Checked In
Most Sectors Along
The Eastern Front
(Continued from page one)
operations, and have successfully
met the enemy in other encounters.
But the Japs are said to have moved
within 200 miles of Dutch Harber in
the Aleutians, and the drive toward
Port Moresby in New Guinea has
been reduced to a comparatively few
In this country the talk goes the
rounds about blueprints for huge air
transports, and the lives of a half
dozen or so saboteurs The United
States Supreme court today denied
seven saboteurs a motion to trans
fer their case from a military com
mission to the civilian courts. Brief
ly stated, the court upheld the Pres
ident in his wartime powers to deal
with the enemy, meaning that if the
commission finds the saboteurs guil
ty they may face the death penalty.
War Production Board Chairman
Nelson is supporting plans for build
ing 5,000 huge air transports.
Forty Tires Issued
By Ration Board
In Regular Session
(Continued from page one)
truck tires and two tubes for log
S R Bullock. RFD 3. Williamston,
two trailer tires and tubes for farm.
- W S. Mobhy. RFD .l, Oak-City,
two car tires and two tubes for farm.
Robert James Hardispn, Williams
ton. three truck tires and tubes for
Luther H Hardison, Jamesville,
one truck tire and tube for trans
porting timber, buyer and surveyor.
James H Revels, Williams, two
truck tires and tubes for farm.
Pete Wynne, Williamston, two
truck tires and tubes for farm.
Mrs. Zeno Beddard, RFD 3, Wil
liamston. two trailer tires and two
tubes for farm.
Kate B. York, two truck tires for
hauling fuel and for farm.
Mrs. H. T Brown, Robersonville,
two retread car tires for farm.
D. V. Purvis, RFD 1, Bethel, one
car tire and one tube for farm.
W B Harrington, RFD 1, William
ston, one car tire and tube for min
William H White, Williamston,
four car tires and four tubes for
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Chauncey, ol
Miami, Fla , are visiting Mr. Chaun
cey's nephew, Mr. Garland Wool
ard, and Mrs. Woolard, here this
ning plant capacity requirements
have been increased from 250,000 tc
400,000 tons. The board said the gov
ernment will requisition from junl<
dealers all useless automobiles ?
those that cannot be repaired on ?
practical basis ? to maintain the
present peak movement of automo
bile scrap to mills. On the basis ol
a questionnaire to 350 firms, the
board estimated 100 million pound:
of essential chemicals could be real
ized in the next 18 months if manu
facturers of war equipment begar
Sam's Bargain Place
IS OFFERING numerous sprrialt, while hi* com
petitor* are "cutting ami *la*liing" price* to the
bone! Listing a few super-bargain* below, Sam
invites you to the main entrance to the battlefield . .
Well-Tailored SILK DRESSES $1.00
LADIES' er LADIES' C1 AH
HATS SHOES _ f
Our prices are so lose you
ran in re much and do your
part by trading at Sam'i and
buying II. S. Dcfcnte Bondt!
Sam's Bargain Place
A Blasting Message for Hitler
Expressing the sentiments of his shipmates and millions of others, a
determined Coast Guardsman puts his message os the depth charge
he is ready to drop overside to blast another Axis submarine out of
action. This took place while the Coast Guard boat was on patrol duty
in the North Atlantic. (Central Prete)
" - ^ ? m*.
"I'm turning in lAu ruhbtr ttamp.'
Drawn /* OjUt 0/ Wtr Irn/nrmtUm.
In The Enterprise
Forty Years Ago
Williamston needs a first-class bar
Ask Mr. J A. Teel about treasure
found in Bertie County.
Messrs. Morton and Byrum have
put an awning to their store.
Why don't the business men of
this town organize a business asso
Messrs. Ed F. Hoffines & Co. have
put awnings to their office windows.
The driveways to the warehouses
have been finished and the ware
houses are ready for the opening
The farmers in this section have
had two fine rains this week. Crops
look much better and prospects are
The Bertie road has been cut out
The bridge across Conoho Creek and
the ferry boat will be in readiness
in a short time.
Hobersonville market opens Au
gust 6th instead of August 7th, as
announced in the lust issue of The
The colored people left Wednes
day on an excursion to Elizabeth
City There was a very large crowd
on the boat when it left the wharf.
J. B. Speller and G. W. Jones were
H. D. Cooke is busy painting the
inside of the new bank. W e learn
that Mr. Godard is unable to get the
furniture for his bank on account of
a strike at the factory where it is
to be made.
Mr. Wm Harmon Daniel lost a
barn of tobacco by fire last Thurs
day, and Mr. Daniel Peel lost one on
last Sunday. These gentlemen are
excellent farmers and made fine
crops of tobacco last year.
The Editor was a visitor at Kelvin
Grove Farm Wednesday and was
treated royally. Before leaving, Mr.
Staton, the genial proprietor, carried
us to his barns and there gave us a
bunch of as pretty mahogany wrap
pers as we have ever seen. Mr. Sta
ton is a successful tobacco raiser.
Misses Nannie and Irene Smith,
who have been visiting in Hamilton,
returned home Monday.
Mr. T. S. Manning was in town
Huge Shipments Of
Oil Move By Rail
The (iant task of trying to supply
the Bast with gasoline is well illus
trated in a recent report by the au
thorities At the present time, accord
ing to the report, 788,550 barrels of
oil are moving by rail for consump
tion along the East Coast.
It is an admitted fact that the fall
schedules will call for a marked In
crease in deliveries if the need* of
the Army and civilians are to be
met. Already the huge \ shipments
are taxing the facilities almost to a
limit and having a marked effect on
the flow of other goods and articles
necessary to the war effort and to
the civilian economy.
Nathaniel Coltrain, Martin Coun
ty young man who is soldiering for
his country out in Colorado for the
present, offers a poem addressed in
the main to slackers. The young
Army private said, "Please find a
place for this little poem composed
by a soldier for all the boys that have
been called by the armed forces from
A Letter From A Soldier
We're writing this short letter
And every word is true,
Don't look away "Draft Dodger,"
For it's addressed to you.
You feel at ease, in no danger,
Back in the old home town;
You cook up your pitiful stories,
So the draft board will turn you
You never think of real men,
That leave there day by day;
You just think of their girl friend
That you get while they're away.
You sit home and read your paper,
You jump up and yell "We'll win,"
Just where do you get the "WE"
This war will be won by men.
Just what do you think. Draft
That this free nation would do,
If all men were slackers,
And scared to fight like you?
We guess that's all, Mr. Slacker,
We guess your face is red;
America's no place for your kind,
And we mean every word we've
Life And Value Of
Gas Ration Cards
There is some doubt as to the value
of gas rationing cards and how long
they are to last. Expiration dates
are placed on the cards, Rationing
Board Chairman C. C. Martin ex
plaining in detail the worth in gal
lons and the life of the cards as fol
The basic A card, good for four
gallons per unit, is to last for twelve
months. And it means exactly what
The supplemental B card, carry
ing a four gallon value per unit or
coupon, is to last not leas than three
and up to twelve months according
to the claim presented by the appli
The C card, carrying a four-gallon
per unit value, is to last three
The D card, good for one and one
half gallons per unit, is to last for
The E card for non-highway use
is good for one gallon per unit and
is to last for six months.
The R card, good for five gallon*
per unit and to be used by large
non-highway purposes, is to last for
The S-l and S-2 cards, good for
five gallons per coupon, are to last
for four months.
Most of the supplemental cards
Jumping from 1,4M,M9 the
Utter put of 1MI, the number
of workers now In direct wu
employment, including wu
pUnts, transportation, power
production and torenuaental
employment directly connected
with the wu, stands at 12,500,1100
persona. And the total is mount
ing to a hither figure. It is es
timated that this number will
have been Increased to more
than 17,400,000 workers by the
end of this year. The number of
workers in war industries is nogK
almost twice as large u in Jan
Add to these statrerint fut
ures the number of men being
called into actual combat service
and one can understand why
there is a labor shortate and why
it will be aggravated in the
months to come.
Of Farm Crops and
Livestock In Sight I
Spring Pig Crop Numbers
About 62 Million Head
In the Nation
By GUY A CARDWELL
Signs continue to point at mid
year to a high record of agricultur
al production in 1942. Extraordinary
production already has been achiev
ed by the dairy, poultry and live
stock industries. Similar achieve
ments are expected by producers of
most of the food and feed crops. Far
mers generally are getting higher
prices this summer than last.
Farm income this year to date has
been running above 1941 figures, but
production costs are unusually
heavy, particularly on account of
higher wages. The farm payroll will
total more than one billion dollars
this year. Experienced farm labor is
not easy to get?especially in areas
where war industries are drawing
Farmers have reported a record
spring pig crop of 62 million head,
and plan a 43 million fall crop. The
| calf crop, estimated at 32 million, al
so sets a record. Slaughter of cattle
| and calves has been considerably
larger to date this year than last, and
Uhe total for 1942 will he close to the
government slaughter goal of 28
1 nvtV' ?' Ln,,J '"-'??I -p?t ...ppiv ?
bee?,\ pork, lamb, poultry ? should
be the biggest on record.
Larger acreages of feed crops have
been-planted this year, but unusual
ly good yields will be needed to ex
ceed production in 1941. Feeders
meanwhile have been dipping heav
ily into carryover stocks, and the
total supply of feed?carryover plus
new cropfe?may be a little smaller
in 1942-43lthan in 1941-42 A further
increase in production of feed grains
may be needed next year to support
the record numbers of livestock on
farms at thatHime.
The mid-yea^ crop report expect
ed soon will give the first compre
hensive view oi crop acreages since
issuance of farmers' intentions re
ports last March. Biggest increases
probably will be in the oil crops ?
peanuts, soybeans, flaxseed. Besides
yielding a record output of edible
and industrial oils, big supplies of
cake and meal will be available as
high protein byproduct feed for live
stock These will be a valuable sup
plement to reduced supplies of feed
Food crop acreages in general are
expected to be larger this year than
last, notably vegetables for both
fresh market and processing Little
information is available as to "Vic
tory Gardens" production, but Fed
eral specialists believe that this pro
duction will have little adverse ef
fect upon the commercial demand
for fresh vegetables. Little of the
garden stuff will be sold. Practical
ly all of it will be used to improve
the diets of the families producing
A high record volume of vegeta
bles for processing is in prospect,
but large quantities will be bought
by the Federal Government for mil
itary use and lend-lease export, and
the supply for civilian use may be
smaller than in 1941. The situation
may be similar for canned and dried
fruits. Exceptionally large quanti
ties of fruits will be dried this year
under purchase agreements with pro
ducers and processors.
Interest turns at mid-year to the
weather between now and fall har
vests; but Federal agricultural offi
cials also are looking ahead to the
availability of transport and pro
ceasing facilities after harvest. Far
mer* are being urged to make effi
cient use of trucking facilities, to
conserve tires, and to economize in
the use of gasoline. On all transporta
tion fronts, plans are underway to
eliminate waate effort ,to take bet
ter care of equipment, and to make
fuller use of facilities through elim
ination of leaa-than-capacity loads
and cross hauling.
Miu Ethel Barber, of Washing
ton City, is visiting her mother, Mrs.
H. B. Barber, in Jamesville.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Stalls, of Ports
mouth, have been here this week
Spend Wednesday Here
Meadames E. A. Clark and S. S.
Bailey, of Everetts, spent Wednes
day and Thursday here with Mr. and
Mrs J T. Barnhill.
are ready for distribution.
!n handling the rationing program,
the authorities did all in their pow
er to allot extra rations to those
needing gas and who were qualified
to get it, but drew the line on non
FOB 8ALE: GOOD BICYCLE, $20.
1937 Indian motorcycle, motor
good as new. New tires, $300. A F.
D. Downum, Everetts, N. C.
FOR SALE ? 24-INCH ELECTRIC
fan. May be seen at Enterprise of
fice. Also 1938 Ford tudor 60 in good
condition with three new tires. Own
er leaving for army. O. S. Winborne.
TEXACO SERVICE STATION IN
Bethel, Texaco Service Station in
Oak City, and Texaco Service Sta
tion in Hamilton available fw in
terested parties. Stations in
good condition and have good gaso
line allotments. Harrison Oil Com
pany. Williamston. jy28-2t
TIRES FOB SALE: THREE UMI
tires; two 9.90x16 tubes and two
30x3 1-2 tires for sale. See Harvey
Win berry. Will be at Roberson Poul
try Company, Robersonville, each
ANYONE HAVING RED CROSS
knitting needles or knitting direc
tions that they are not using, please
return to Red Cross room.
FURNISHED DOWN STAIRS 3
room apartment. Private entrance.
See or call Mrs. Eloise Bennett at
CLARK'S MALARIAL, CHILL AND
Fever Tonic. Sold on money-back
guarantee. Clark's Pharmacy, Wil
liamston, N. C. jyx-tf
FOR QUICK, QUALITY DRY
cleaning service, bring your clothes
to Pittman's. One day service on any
garment. Suits, coats and dresses, 69
cents, cash and carry. 69c delivered.
Pittman's Cleaners. O-tf
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pooing,, skillful hair shap
ing and setting . . .
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WE SPECIALIZE IN MANICURES WITH A
Victory Beauty Shoppe
(Over Eaglet 5 and 10c Store)
HATTIE BAILEY, Mgr.
We ran make delivery any time. All you need
is a permit from the Ration Board. Don't
buy until you see us!
A. O. Roberson & Co.
ROBERSONVILLE, N. C.
Note Is The Time To Begin Your
Due to the extreme dry weather in this section this
spring and summer, gardens have suffered great
ly and a shortage of fresh produce is in the offing.
Prepare for the future with a Fall Garden, which
should get underway right away. We have a full
supply of fine seed for yonr selection. Start your
FALL VICTORY GARDEN TODAY 1
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Phong, 52 and 53
Williamiton, N. C.