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Holds Its Longest
Session in Months
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of the case He is to reappear at the !
end of one year for further judg
ment A compliance bond in the sum i
of $100 was required.
Charged with drunken driving, T.
C. Leggett was adjudged not guil
Adjudged guilty over his own plea ;
of innocence, Jesse James Gutter-.
bridge was sentenced to the roads
for three months in the case charg
ing him with non-support. The sen
tence was suspended on condition
that he pay $2 a week for one year
for the benefit of the illegitimate
child, pay the case costs and reap
pear at the end of twelve months for
further judgment. He was also di
rected to pay a $20 doctor's bill. 1
Compliance bond was filed at $100.
Harry Gorham, charged with non
support. failed to answer when call- i
ed, and papers were issued calling
for his arrest.
The case charging Randolph Hin
ton with operating a motor vehicle
with improper brakes was continued 1
under prayer until Monday, October !
A continuance was granted in the
case charging LeRoy Anthony with
assaulting a female.
The case charging Garland Per-;
ry with non-support was nopross
Judgment was suspended upon the j
the payment of the cost in the case
charging Haywood Thorpe with as
saulting a female.
Judgment was suspended upon the
payment of the costs in the case
charging Fenner Respass with speed
ing. A like judgment was recorded
in the case charging John Hinton
The case charging Clinton Clark
with larceny and receiving was con
tinued until October 26th.
Charged with operating a motor
vehicle while his driver's license was
revoked, M. M. Mills was fined $25
and taxed With the cost.
Pleading guilty in the case charg
ing him with carrying a concealed
weapon, Ed Golphin was sentenced
to the roads for a term of sixty days.
The sentence was suspended on con
dition that the defendant pay a $50
fine and the costs. An appeal wasi
noted and bond in the sum of $100
Charged with being drunk and
disorderly and assaulting another
with a deadly weapon, Caesar Gor
ham was sentenced to the roads for
Charged with violating the health
laws, Geo. Davenport, Charlie Free
Johnson. Phillip Barnes, Jeff Slade,
Vance Andrews, Bernice Brown. Le-1
Roy Roberson, Marvin Teel, Jesse
Glynn Moore, Lester Little, Jim
Coffield and John Mizelle were each
sentenced to jail for a period of 90
days. The sentences were suspended
on condition that each defendant I
take the required treatment and pay |
costs of the cases.
Dora Lee Jones, having appeared
in court on a previous occasion for
alleged violation of the health laws
and the court learning that the terms
of the judgment had not been com
plied with, she was sentenced to jail
for three months.
Eight Counties To
Be Represented at
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will be to assist with salvage, war |
bond sales, health, nutrition, emer- i
gency feeding and housing, war j
transportation, consumer relations, [
educational and informational and
recreational, and other home war >
service programs, the OCD regional
Heads of the various participating
agencies will serve on the advisory
counsel of the director, who will oc
cupy a position in the County De
fense organization similar to that of |
the commander of the protective,
organization, both being chiefs uf
staff under the County Defense
The Service Corps is being organ
ized throughout the state next week
in a series of 20 district meetings be
ginning Monday and extending
News At Hamilton
By MBS. E. M. LONG
?ur P??t baa been organized and
in operation just a little over two
months. Our volunteer-list has grown
to 70. This number, in a community
of only 500, with a large part of that
500 children and colored people, is
one of which we are proud, Practi
cally every family is represented'
several families are one hundred per
cent volunteers. Our watches are
four hours long, but there are no
complaints, and some take extra
watches just to feel that they are
helping more to win this war. even
if in a small way.
Sixty of the volunteers have
watched will over the 25 hours re
quired to win an arm-band, and some
have over sixty hours to their cred
it Our chief observer has ordered
these bands and plans to make the
Week before last an army plane
made a forced landing within three
miles of us. We regretted missing the
opportunity to send a "red flash,"
but were glad the land w as such that
the pilot was able to make his own
report. Mrs. T. B. Slade, who was on
watch at the tune, did however re
port the plane's passage and was
questioned in regard to its direc
tion, etc. But we still wish we had
seen it land.
A spot in front of the post was se
lected this week for the local Vic
tory Salvage Pile. It is good to see
this pile grow; for we know that
the more we can collect to knock
heck out of A. Hitler and his fellow
yellow Aryans, the Nipponese sons
ol Heaven, the less likelihood
there will be that we shall ever send
in the flash, "Enemy planes over
Annual Meeting Of
Well Attended Here
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ians by Christ."
"The Fields Are White," by Rev.
Hartwell Campbell, centered in this
theme, "The fields are white today,
but they were white yesterday and
were not harvested." Two observa
tions were included, first, few peo
pie are busy harvesting, and second,
large numbers are still not enlisted.
He climaxed his message with the ap
peal to begin today, and to go on
with the assurance that a glorious
harvest could be reaped.
Dr. J W Kincheloe, of Rocky
Mount climaxed the morning ses
sion with the sermon which had as
Its basic theme, The Need of Evan
gelism and the Kind of Evangelism
Required in This Day.
TIh- hearts of the people were stir
red as Dr. Charles Leonard, the fa
ther-in-law of the former pastor of
the Memorial Baptist Church, said
his goodbyes, and staled that he
v ould in a short while be on his way
V5 Chma Hls daughter, Mrs.
J H. Smith, br. ught a not-to-be-for
gotten message in song.
Mr J. C. Hough, of the Kennedy
Home, presented the cause of the
orphan child, and a trio from the
The highlight of the association
was the address of L Bun Olive, a
former missionary to China, just
returned after eight months of in
ternment by the Japanese in China
He gave a graphic account of his ex
periences while in the hands of the
Japanese, and stated that person
ally he suffered no hardships at the
hands of the Japanese The worst
feature, he added, was that all
means of communication was taken
away .and they were entirely de
pendent upon the Japanese and
street gossip gathered by their serv
ants for knowledge of what was tak
ing place in the outside world The
Japanese caused them very great
anxiety by giving elaborate details
or Japanese victories, and the de
struction of allied armies and na
vies. When the time came the Jap
anese were quite willing to return
them to America Mr. Olive told of
the destruction of Chinese cities
wrought by Japanese bombs. How
ever, he said that from whatever
places the Japanese were driven out
the Chinese immediately began the
work of restoration. He gave a great
picture of the prospects and the
growth of the Christian religion
jmtong?the^ Chinese and stated. "A
SPECIAL ATTRACTION SUNDAY AT THE
"World at War"
66 minutes of picture history taken from
Axis films confiscated by U. S. Government
Laurel and Hardy
"/ mold nil m]/ salvage fats into bullet* BEFORE I
turn it in ... J figure this way, it'll save time."
Drwca tor Office ot Hor Inlormcilton
Major Fighting Is
In Solomon Islands
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city and are now occupying more
than half of the important industrial
center. The Germans also claim that
one tank division had pierced the
lines to reach the Volga River. A
flanking movement by the Russians
was reported in sight of the city, but
its importance could not be deter
No new developments have been
reported in the African war, but it is
believed the Germans are making
ready for another drive. Malta has
been under constant attack during
much of this week, and three Axis
supply ships were sunk and four
others damaged during the past few
Activity is increasing on many oth
er fronts with the British starting the
day and night attacks on the conti
nent. Cologne was pounded good
fashion last night, but the raid cost
the British eight planes. It is esti
| mated that 350 planes made the at
tack. Today, the Allied airmen are
pounding away over northern
France. "Blockbusters" were used in
the raids last night, leaving little of
Big American bombers have blast
ed Kiska, the Aleutian base held by
the Japs. The first attack featured
demolition bombs, and the second
one made on Wednesday fired the
base and destroyed three seaplanes.
General Wavell, returning from a
tour that carried him into Burma
where the Allies just pounded a big
Jap base, says that an attack on In
dia could be expected.
Reports that the British are bass
ing boats for an invasion of France,
and that British and American in
vasion fleets are poised for an as
sault upon the French West African
port of Dakar were broadcast re
peatedly this week by the Berlin
DNB, official German news agency
said that in addition to concentrat
ing landing boats on the English
shore, the British have made re
peated Commando raids in the vi
cinity of the Cherbourg peninsula
since early September and have in
tensified their air reconnaissance as
if preparing for an invasion attempt.
Reports that Allied forces were off
Dakar has been talked for days.
Secretary of the Treasurer Mor
genthau is in England to confer on
Lease-Lend and allocation of ma
terials, it was announced today.
To Meet Tuesday
The Williamston Parent-Teacher
Association will hold its second
meeting of the school year in the
high school auditorium next Tues
day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
Mr s J. S. Blair, president of the
State Congress of Parents and Teach
ers, will bo the principal speaker.
Mrs. B W. Nash, president of the
local association, is urging all mem
bers of the association and patrons
of the local schools to be present for
this important meeting.
Mrs. Helen Stallings, of Yancey
ville and New York, is here visiting
her sister. Mrs. Wheeler Martin, and
resolution of so many missionaries,
both men and women, to share the
lot of the Chinese so far as possible
had advanced the cause of Christ
more than one hundred years of or
dinary mission work would have
perhaps done. He closed with a ring
ing appeal for a more abyndant
service on the part of the home front.
Special music was provided by
the choir of the home church, and
they did it nobly under the direc
tion of Mrs. Wheeler Martin.
The evening session had ai its
theme, "Victory with Christ," and
was under the leadership of Miss
Mary Lee Ernest, of E.C.T.C.
The women of the church did a
fine piece of work in arranging for
and taking cgte of the delegates and
visitors. Considering the day as a
whole it can be said, "It was a good
The World At War'
At Watts Sunday
"The World at War," the first fea
ture length picture ever to be offi
:ially sponsored by the United States
government, will be shown in Wil
liamston for the first time on Sunday
it the Watts Theatre.
The film traces and shows the pat
tern of aggression by Germany, Italy
and Japan. It starts with the inci
Jent which led to the Japanese in
vasion of Mukden, China, in 1931 and
records the march of the invader na
tions through the 10-year period up
to December 7, 1941.
The material for the film, much
af which has never before been seen
in this country, was taken from Axis
Films confiscated by the United
States Government and from news
reel libraries. It was written and pro
iuced by Samurl Spewack, noted
i/ar correspondent, playwright and
icenanst, under the guidance of
U)well Mellett, chief of the Bureau
af Motion Pictures, Office of War In
Opening with the stab in the back
it Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
he film retraces in 66 minutes of
picture hisotry the events which
ed up to this disaster, and closes
.vith America and the United Na
No Date Set For Fuel
Oil Registration Here
No official date for fuel oil regis
trations has been fixed in this coun
ty, according to information coming
from the rationing board office here
this morning. Dealers will register
about the middle of next week, and
the consumer registration will like
ly follow a few days later.
Meeting To Close On
Sunday In Church Here
The series of services now under
way in the local Methodist church
will come to a close Sunday. Bad
weather has held the nightly attend
ance to unusually small figures, but
larger crowds are expected for the
remainder of the services.
tions on the march. Heroes of the
picture are the weak and oppressed,
the refugees driven into exile or
slavery from the smoking ruins of
their homes, and the rallying forces
of Democracy now joining hands in
a mighty force to destroy Fascism.
CARD OF THANKS
We are indeed grateful to our
many friends for their expressions
of sympathy and acts of kindness
shown us during the illness and in
the death of our husband and father.
Mrs. Martha Harris and Family.
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ONE NEW LARGE HANI) KNIT
bedspread. Double size with fringe.
Very nice design. $10.00. L. C. Nur
TWO THRIFTY FAT GROWING
pigs, about 75 pounds each. What
am I offered? L. C. Nurney. I
NEARLY A CARTLOAD OF GLASS
jugs, 2 1-2 gal., 1 gal., 1-2 gal. One
lot fruit jars, 1-2 gal., quarts and
pints. I lot pint bottles. All for $5.00.
L C. Nurney.
ONE OLD-FASHIONED SPOOL
corner what-not. About 5 1-2 feet.
Full of ornaments and novelties. All
for $8.50. L. C. Nurney.
ONE R.C-A. RADIO. IN PERFECT
condition. Table and scarf. All for
$25.00. Battery is practically new. L.
ONE LOT SILVERWARE?KNIVES,
forks, tea and table spoons, soup
spoons and steak knives. Very cheap.
L. C. Nurney.
I WANT TO BUY A GOOD SEC
ond hand living room suite. If you
have one, write me at once. Mrs.
FOR SALE: 1938 DELVX PLYM
outh. Good tires. In perfect con
dition. Will sell right. John Long,
SCOTCH BROOM PLANTS FOR
sale. Mrs. J. S. Rhodes, Williams
FOR SALE ? PUREBRED HERE
ford bull, weighing about 1,400
pounds. Will sell for $150, H. W.
Barber, RFD 1, Jamesville.
PERCHEON BREED HORSE
available for service. Breeding fee
$10.00. Horse is young and of stocky
build. Owned by H. W. Barber, RFD
1, Jamesville. ol6-2t
FOR SALE: NEW STOCK OF BAT
teries. Get yours before the win
ter. All sizes for all cars. Roanoke
TAKEN CP ON MY FARM?STEER,
Red mingly color. Looks to be
about 4 years old. Branded on his
hip and also ear mark. H. W. Bar
ber. RFD 1, Jamesville. ol6-4t
MAN WANTED FOR RAWLEIGH
Rout.e Real opportunity for right
man. We help you get ? tarted. Write
Rawleigh's, Dept. NCJ-251-0, Rich
TENANT WANTED ? MAN AND
wife. No children necessary. Good
house to live in. J. S. Meeks, Wil
liamston, Route 3. ol6-2t
FEDERAL ACTO STAMP FOUND.
Number 44107181. Owner may se
cure same at the local ration board
by paying 25c, the cost of this ad
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. 85c delivered.
Pittman's Cleaners. fS-tf
FORD FOR SALE: BUSINESS DE
lux Coupe with rear compartment
to seat two people. Late 1940 model
and has four brand new double white
wall tires. Also has radio and heat
er. See or call Dr. Hutchison. ?
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ATTENTION LAWN Ol
Now is the be?t time to sow rye
gran to have green lawn all winter.
See us, we have a large stock. J. C.
Leggett. Washington St 0lS-4t
TRUCK FOR SALE ? PICK-UP
truck, 1942, for sale. An excellent
buy for the person who can get au
thority from ration board to make
purchase. Only driven 4862 miles.
Lawrence Lilley, Jamesville. o!3-2t
You'll find the easy way to I
right to the head ofyour ciaas la
to wear Tftany
"Smoothie" . . ? smart two-piece
classic favorite in jersey (100%
wool). In nut brown, victory red,
ski green, cadet blue, aqutlite,
bcigetone. Sizes 9-15.
MOUNTAINS OF SCRAP
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SfrckpiUi likt this iri ntttUd all avtr tht country m that am Gavtrnnsant eaa plan am armamant pra gram?and am mills and plant* earn iaHaar ths fighting taaUt
(jet in on the drive that starts today.
Get the unused metal out of your cellar,
your attic, your garage, your place of
business. Without this Scrap the Nation's
steel mills must shut down, for all new
steel is 50% scrap, and the mills have not
enough for even 30 days more. ?
And one more thing. Help to stop the
story ? spread by innocents and ill
wishers alike?that there is lota of scrap
already on hand. They point to junk
yards, auto graveyards, and salvage de
pots that have not been cleaned out, as
proof that there is no shortage. Kill this
talk before it kills our boys!
In spite of the terrible lack of scrap, here
is why you may still find full junk yards
WILL DIE BECAUSE
and scrap depots ? and why they must
be kept that way!
| All scrap must be sorted, stripped. end broken
up by scrap dealers before It can be used.
Their yards are full because they are huy ?
preparing your scrap for the mills as fast as
they poealbly can)
2 Auto graveyards strip autos, keep the usable
parts and Junk the rest ?turning out 4M.MS
tons of scrap In a typical month. Bach must
scrap within M days as many cars as he buys
?that is the law I
1 Scrap collections sometimes have to stay
*7* around because the dealers can't handle them
all Immediately. Even if they could, the mills
could not store It all. The local salvage depot
Is a stockpile?where your scrap is available
for instant use as soon as it's bus dad. And it
Rcmembir if thtse places become
empty, the mills shut down ? end we
lose the war!
So get out your scrap end help your
neighbors with theirs. It's the greatest
single contribution you can make right
now to win the war!
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SCRAP METAL DRIVE