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Mr. and Mrs. Jack Edmondson an
nounce the birth of a daughter, Nina
Paul, Tuesday, October 13, 1942, at
their home on Beach Street.
In Richmond Yesterday
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wynne, Mes
dames Daisy Pope and Jack Man
ning, and R. A. Critcher shopped in
b Able To Be Out
Frank Wynne, Jr., is able to be
out after being confined to his home
for several days by illness.
In Greenville Tuesday
Miss Ray Leggett visited Misses
Betty Rose Gurganus and Mary War
ren at E.C.T.C. in Greenville Tues
Visiting in Portsmouth
Miss Elsie Jackson and Mrs. Joe
Brice are visiting in Portsmouth this
Was Business Visitor Here
Dr. Ralph MacDonald, of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, was here
Tuesday attending to business.
b Visiting Here
Mr. Mose Wheeler, of Portsmouth,
is visiting his family here for a few
Visit Here Wednesday
Messrs David Ricks Harrell and
Jack Burden, of Windsor, visited
friends here Wednesday.
In Greenville Tuesday
Mesdames N. R Glover and Her
man Bowen vistied in Greenville
Visits Here Wednesday
Sam Edwards, a former teacher in
the Williamston High School, visit
ed here Wednesday. Mr. Edwards
is a chief petty officer of the U.S.N.,
stationed at Newport, R. I.
In Norfolk Tuesday
Sheriff and Mrs C. B. Roebuck
visited their son, Russell, Tuesday
night in Norfolk.
Is Visiting Here
Albert Cooke, of the U. S. Army,
stationed in Florida, is here for a
few days, visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Cooke.
Returns to New Jersey
Mrs. Beulah Modlin returned to
New Jersey Tuesday after visiting
her parents. Mr and Mrs B. H Mod
lin, in Jamesville for a few days.
Leaves for Mississippi
Mrs. W W Beaird left Thursday
for Keesler Field, Miss , for a visit
with her husband. Pvt. W W Beaird
Visit Here Wednesday
Judge and Mrs J. Paul Frizzelle,
of Snow Hill, visited Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Edmondson Wednesday, Mrs.
Frizzelle remaining for a few days'
Visiting in Maryland
Mrs. Jim Manning is visiting her
parents, Mr and Mrs. Leslie J.
Payne, in Pocomoke City, Md
Leaves for Richmond
Rev. Z T. Piephoff left yesterday
for Richmond where he is attending
a meeting of Presbyterian Church
Visiting in New Jersey
Miss Katherine York is visiting
Mr. and Mrs. H. B York in Allen
hurst. N J.
In Raleigh This Week
Mrs. Audrey Carter and Misses
Blanche Harrison, and Mary Taylor
attended a welfare meeting in Ral
eigh this week.
Visits Here Tuesday
Mr. J B Eason, of Hickory, Va.,
visited Mrs Betty Eason here Tues
In Edenton This Week
Little Miss Sondra Bufflap is vis
iting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs
J Edwin Bufflap, in Edenton this
Marriage License Issued
A marriage license was issued in
this county this week to Harry Keith
Everett, of Robersonville, and Sue
White Brady, of Oak City.
Visit in Virginia
Mr and Mrs. Oliver Coltrain, Mr
and Mrs Lucian Peel, Mrs. Lydia
Griffim Messrs. Clarence Griffin,
Robert Peel, Joe Roebuck, J. C. Man
ning, Leslie Griffin, Clarence Revels,
Saunders Revels, Gilbert Ward, Hen
ry Hullis, Heber Coltrain and Mr.
and Mrs Alton Allen, of Conetoe,
were in Accomac, Va., last Tuesday
night and Wednesday.
Visit Here This Week
Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Smith and
children, Leonard and Marilyn, and
Mr. Howard May, of Greensboro,
visited frieni%?iere this week.
Announce Special Service
At County Church Monday
Elders R. K Blackshear and House
of Arkansas, and T. R. Crawford,
of Cairo, Georgia, will preach in the
Smithwicks Creek Primitive Church
next Monday morning at 11 o'clock,
Elder P. E. Getsinger, the pastor,
announced yesterday. The minis
ters, well known in religious circles,
are to spend a very short time in
the county and the public is cordial
ly invited to hear them.
Mrs. Roy McClees and Miss Mar
jorie Fleming entertained jointly on
Thursday night at a beautifully ap
pointed pre-nuptial bridge party in
honor of Miss Olena Swain whose
marriage to F. E. Bunn, Jr., of Zeb
ulon and George Field, 111., will
take place this fqll..
The house was beautifully decor
ated with an assortment of fall
flowers. The hostesses presented
Miss Swain a corsage of red and
white carnations and defense stamps.
After several progressions prizes
were awarded to Miss Olena Swain
for high score; second high to Miss
Katherine Mewborn, and low score
to Miss Carolyn Lindsley. The host
ess presented the bride-elect a love
ly gift of silver in her chosen pattern.
At the close of the evening, Mrs.
Hildreth Mobley and Miss Alberta
Swain assisted the hostesses in serv
ing green and white bridal cakes and
ices molded as lilies, doves, shoes
and bells. Mints in the shape of wed
ding bands and miniature silver
shoes filled with salted nuts. Miss
Swain was favored with a tiny bag
of rice showered with valley lilies.
In addition to the honoree guests
were: Misses Katherine Hardison,
Lorene Weaver, Katherine Mew
born, Carolyn Lindsley, Evelyn Lil
ley, Mary Rodgerson Marjorie Gray
Dunn, Margaret Elliott, Adeline
Flowers, Ruth Britt; Mesdames John
Eagles, Randolph Allen, Miller Har
rell, Charles Whitley, George White
hurst, H. E. Satterfield, Eddie Tra
hey, Richard Elliott, Wheeler Man
ning; Mrs. H. L. Swain, mother of
the bride-elect, and Mrs. J. B. Flem
ing, mother, of the hostesses.
Interesting Bits Of
Business In U. S.
General Motors delivered $206,
000,000 worth of war goods in August
?nearly a third more than in July;
its total employment hit a new high
of 313,000 in mid-September and
was still climbing at the rate of
about four thousand a week . . . The
total construction of the American
Shipbuilding Company in the fiscal
year ending June 30 was 155 per cent
higher than for the previous twelve
month period . . . The onrush of ra
tioning of various commodities will I
make the printers feel good at least.
The extension of gasoline rationing
to a nationwide basis alone will have
presses throughout the country hum
ming at top speed for six weeks turn
ing out 60 million ration books, 60 I
million application forms, 91 million |
gummed sheets for preserving cou
pons and 100 million miscellaneous!
forms Although the Government |
Printing Office is a mighty big out
fit, it's planning to farm out most
of this job . , . Penny boxes of chew
ing gum are out for the duration, the
result of shortages of sugar and chi
cle . . A national restaurant chain
advertises for help: "Wanted?Men
over 50 . . Boys under 20."
Spending Few Days Here
Master Archie Roebuck, of Green-1
ville, is spending a few days here
with his grandmother, Mrs. A. L. |
Was Business Visitor Here
Farmer W. Robert Everett was I
here yesterday from Palmyra attend- |
ing to business.
V. W. A. Will Meet
The Y. W. A. will meet at the
Baptist parsonage Monday at 8 p.
m. The hostesses in charge at this
time will be Mrs. Daisy Pope and
Miss Laura Mne Milliard
In Richmond Wednesday
Messrs. Garland and J. D. Wool
ard spent Wednesday and Thursday
in Richmond on business.
Was a Business Visitor Here
Mr. Heber Jenkins, of Roberson
ville, was a business visitor in
Are Visiting Here
Mrs. D. H Herritage, of Trenton
and Mrs. C. M. Bobbitt, of Spencer
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Sat
Spending Week-end Here
Martin Anderson is home frorr
Norfolk for the week-end.
la Visiting Here
Mrs. Albert Rawls, of Phoebus
Va., is visiting her parents, Mr. anc
Mrs. S. L. Andrews, for a few days.
Returns to Washington City
Miss Edith Andrews has returned
to her home in Washington City fol
lowing a visit with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. L. Andrews.
In Rocky Mount Wednesday
Mesdames J. E Andrews, Georg
Williams and S. L. Andrews visite
in Rocky Mount Wednesday.
Spending Pew Days Here
Mrs. Paul Roy, of Norfolk, isl
spending a few days here with her |
parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Brown.
VEPCO Employees Celebrate
The entire personnel of the Wil
liamston District of the Virginia
Electric and Power Company held
a dinner party at the Plymouth
Country Club on Thursday night,
October 15th, celebrating the win
ning of the company's Safety Con
test for the third consecutive time,
and also observing the tenth anni
versary of the establishment of the |
Mr. E. C. Bookman, safety engin
eer of the company, from Richmond,
acted as toastmaster for the occa
sion, and also presented the com
pany's safety trophy to the William
ston district, which was accepted by
R H Goodmon on behalf of the en
tire personnel, with fitting remarks.
During the festivities special rec
ognition was given to those employ
ees that have been with the com
pany in the Williamston district
since the offices were opened on Oc
tober 1, 1932. Those recognized are
as follows: K. D. Worrell, W. R
Glover, T. A. Gray, J. W. Garris, M.
S. Moore, C. C. Parker, Edna Bam
hill, F. P. Vaughan, J. W. Israel, J.
W Rook, R. H. Goodmon.
Mr. J. T. Chase, vice president of
the Virginia Electric and Power
Company, of Roanoke Rapids, with
appropriate remarks complimented
the personnel on its remarkable safe
ty record, extended anniversary
greetings, and gave a few highlights
of the expansion and growth of the
district since it was organized.
Mr. Chase also presented to Miss
Edna Barnhill, secretary ot the gen
eral manager, a Service Pin, repre
senting 10 years service with the
company All other employees with
ten years of service had been prev
iously awarded Service Pins.
To Return from Brooklyn
Mr. W. E. Old will return this I
week-end from Brooklyn where he
has been employed for the past sev
Leave for Richmond
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Whitaker will I
leave for Richmond tomorrow to |
meet Mrs. Whitaker's brother, Wil
liam J. Morns, who has just return
ed from Pearl Harbor.
| Spending Few Days Here
Miss Bruce Modlin, of. Chocowin
ity, is spending a few days here with |
In tdenton Thursday
Miss Christine Jenkins visited I
Mrs. Robert Harrell in Edenton on |
Was Business Visitor Here
Mr. Arch Griffin, of Robersonville,
I was here yesterday attending to bus
Visits Here Yesterday
Mrs Holliday, -of Dunn, visitcdH
her daughter, Mrs. Bob Swain, and
Mr. Swain, here yesterday.
| Was Business Visitor Here
Mr. Jesse Everett, of Hamilton, at
tended to business here yesterday.
Arrives Last Night
Arriving here last night from Fort
Blanding for a visit with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. McKimmon Saun
ders, Kimbo Saunders leaves short
1 yfor Fort Belvoir, Va., to enter an
officers' training school.
Home-Coming Day At The
Stceet Home Church Sunday
Home-coming day will be observed
it Sweet Home Church Sunday at 11
/clock when Rev. R. L. Topping will
jreach. Many old members, remov
ed to other communities and sec
ions, are expected to be present.
Dinner will De served on the grounds
ind the public is invited to attend.
It tend Defense Meet
Messrs. T. B. Brandon and T. B.
Slade and Mrs. Blonzie Harrell at
ended a district Defense Transpor
tation meeting in Windsor yesterday.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that under
ind by virtue of an order of the
Clerk of the Superior Court of Mar
in County entered in that certain
ipecial proceedings pending in said
Court entitled: "D. G. Modlin and
siife vs. Ade Roberson and wife,"
same being a partition proceedings,
the undersigned Commissioners will
3n the 9th day of November, 1942, at
twelve (12) o'clock Noon, at the
Courthouse Door of Martin County,
in Williamston, N. C., offer for sale,
at public auction, to the highest bid
der, for cash, the following describ
ed real estate, to-wit:
FIRST TRACT: A tract of land in
Martin County, N. C., containing 25
acres, more or less, and more par
ticularly described as follows:
Beginning at a small sweet gum
in a small branch; thence S 1 1-2 de
grees W 20 poles to a forked cypress,
standing in the middle of Deep Run;
thence the various courses of said
Deep Run 25 poles to the mouth of
Middle Branch; thence up said
branch N 20 E 40 poles; thence N
74 E 16 poles; thence N 5 degrees W
18 poles; thence N 55 E 15 poles;
to the beginning, and being the same
tract of land conveyed to John Hall
by deed dated the 29th day of Jan.,
1879, by Wrighter Davis and wife,
Emma C. Davis, said deed of trust
being of record in the Public Regis
try of Martin County in Book J J,
SECOND TRACT: A tract of land
in Martin' County, N. C., adjoining
the lands of Lucy L. Lilley's heirs
and others, containing 51 1-2 acres,
more or less, beginning at a light
wood stob in the mouth of Hall's
land; thence running along the Wil
liamston road 32 1-4 poles to a white
oak to Lucy L. Lilley's heirs corner
(now Wheeler Gardner's comer);
thence S 9 degrees East to the run
of Back Run to a comer; thence up
the various courses of said run to
Hall's corner; thence N 8 1-2 E 141
poles to the first station in Hall's
lane to John N. Griffin's Northeast
corner and being the same premises
conveyed to Martha A. Hall by deed
dated the 8th day of May, 1897, by
L. S. Yates and Thomas J. Sheppard,
said deed being of record in the Pub
lic Registry of Martin County, N. C.,
in Book YY, at page 67, and being
the same premises described in the
Will of Martha A. Hall, said Will be
ing of record in Will Book No. 4, at
The last and highest bidder or
bidders will be required to deposit
the amount of 10 per cent of their
said bid at the time of and before
closing said sale.
This the 7th day of October, 1942.
HUGH G. HORTON,
B. A. CRITCHER,
North Carolina. Martin County. In
The Superior Court.
Eli Lenwood Williams vs. Hollon Ay
The defendant above named will
take notice that an action entitled
as above has been commenced in the
Superior Court of Martin County,
North Carolina, to secure an abso
lute divorce based upon two years
separation; and the defendant will
further take notice that she is requir
ed to appear before the Clerk of the
Superior Court of Martin County in
Williamston, N. C., within thirty
days after the completion of this no
tice, and answer or demur to the
complaint in said action, or the
plaintiff will apply to the Court for
the relief demanded in the com
This the 15th day of October, 1942.
L. B. WYNNE,
Clerk Superior Court
p!6-4t Martin County.
CHILD'S coughing at night
?caused by throat "tickle" or ir
ritation, mouth breathing, or a
cold?can often be prevented by
rubbing throat and chest witn
Vicks VapoRub at bedtime.
action loosens phlegm, relieves irri
tation, helps clear upper air pas
thus tends to stop mouth
Of taming and
?leep. Try it!
"The Balanced Blend'
White Seal it made possible by
careful selection and skillful
blending from one of the world's
largest reserves of choice
BLENDED WHISKEY. 86 ? Proof 72% Groin
Neutral Spirits. Contain Bros. Distilling Co., Inc./
Your Soldier Boys
With Xmas Gifts!
Make "The Boys"
feel as cheerful as
possible this Xmas
See our large telec
tion of practical gift*
& Pencil Sets
CHRISTMAS GIFTS to
Soldiers Overseas Must Be
Mailed Before November 1
Williamiton, N. C.
Don't Forget To See . . .
OUR MIDDLE WINDOW FOR
Everything That Is New
For the Girls
For the Boys
Infants Wearing Apparel
We can completely outfit the Infant or
Small Child. See window for ipecialt!
We can't pretend to list all the Children's
Hems we have in stock. However, shop
here for aH your needs. Siaest Infant to 16.
Martin Supply Co.
First Sale Monday
Very little tobacco has been marketed this
week due to the extremely bad weather. How
ever, much has been graded and we natural
ly expect a large sale Monday. We would ap
preciate your bringing in your tobacco over
the week-end, if possible, or early Monday
Prices Higher Each Day
At the CAROLINA and PLANTERS Warehouses. With Joe Cuth
rell doing the auctioneering gnd Carlyle Langley and Johnny Gur
kin running the sales ? John A. Manning and Sylvester Lilley
backing up each sale, you'll find that tobacco sells higher when
sold with us. Prices have not been higher since 1919 and our ef
ficient organization will get you the top price for every pound
sold with us.
For Higher Prices Sell With
Carolina & Planters Warehouses
WILLIAMSTON, N. C