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riuay, December 7th, 1917-
Mr. S. P. Woodley of Cherry
was in town Wednesday.
Mr. G. V. Lewis of near Roper
dropped in to sec us while in
Mr. L. C. Narney was in at
tendance upon Nash Cjunty
court this week.
A good horse for sale.
S. Jones. Plymouth, N. C
Atty. H. S. Ward of Washing
ton was here on professional
Mrs. E G. Harrison is attend
i:.Z the Methodist Conference at
Greenville this week.'
r Owing to a dearth of gasoline
our ollice was out ot commission
for two days this week.
Go to J. C. Spruill's for your
Christmas Goads, ile has a line
y- Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Bateman
of lioper were among the visit
ors to our city yesterday.
Mrs. Cot tie Everett of Scot
land Neck is in the city, the
guest of relatives and friends.
Messers. J. E. Singleton, T. R.
Trueblocd and J. T. Livermanof
near Roper were in town Monday.
Messers. E. R. Soruid and G.
W. Phelps of Skinnersvillo have
been in th-; city -the pasi week.
M iss Genevieve Beas'ey attend
ed Chowan County eourc in Eden
ton as a witness in the telephone
case this week.
Wile y, 1.5. K ypruill. W. J.
J. y. Starr of Croiw, ii v. c
the city Monday.
fit? y 1 ll;:
day to at'end th'.. Annuui C .-
f ere nee of I he Ax. E. Caucn iiow
in seioion in Greenville.
Mr. D. S. Jones was called to
Jackson. N. C. Tuesday on ac
eount of the illness of his son,
Mr. Frank Junes of that place.
Don't fail to read every ad
vertisement, in the paper. Every
one of them are mo'icy-savers to
you if you have any Jung to buy.
Fou Sale or Rent New,
large, roomy house with water
and lights. Terms reasonable.'
Formerly occuuied by L. W. Gay
lord. Amly to Mrs. R. W. King,
Greenville N. C. ad
Mr. J. Q. A. Wood of E. City
was in town Tuesday enroute to
attend the Annual Conference of
tne M. E. Church now in session
Mr Frank Sawj er from Camp
Sevier, S. C, is at home on fur
lough, owing to the recent death
of hi father, Mr. W. F. Sawyer,
who has died since his son has
I, been in camp.
We welcome to our town Dr.
Claudius McGowan of Green
ville, who ha3 located here for
the practice of his profession,
having associaled himself witn
Dr. W- H. Ward.
We apologize to the Washing
ton County Bank for omitting
their statement last week- This
statement was handed us ana
set in ample time lor our last
I issue, but in some way was over
looked when making up tne
My Dear Children-
1 win be at ,j.
Spruill's, the r.hnstmas btore
next week, with a big lot of toys
that will please everyone.
Watch the windows oi tne
Store of the Chntma bpint.
adv. Santa t lause
''Miss Topsy Turvy"
Tiif l'Mpr' s infi? rdav, "iMiss
1. 1 t 1
the Majestic T neat re by i:cai
- - , 1
talent last Friday evening, to a
large and well pleased audience.
I The play was gotten up by the
iymouth High School pupils for
h& purpose of raising funds to
)a$ for a Liberty Loan liond
mrchased by them.
TI13 directors of the entertain-
J &nt Were Mrs. W- 'f. Nurneyj
'ivt-o Tlonrw Snmill nnd on
Triday night, while giving due
redit to all actors, their execu
tive ability and artistic training
.vas fully demonstrated through
ill those who came before the
Everybody present enjoyed
; themselves every minute of the
;time the p,ay was on and wcare
glad to oay that the full purpose
of its production was realized.
One Man Killed and Two
About 8:30 o'clock Wednesday
night, soon after leaving Nor
folk, at Butt's Station the
through freight train for Raleigh
ran into au open switch, the en
gine and four cars leaving the
i ails and overturning.
The engineer, E. L. Smkh,
jumped in t'me to save himself,
but the fireman, Joe Warren,
was caught under the tender and
killed, L. J. Wood, Conductor,
and R. II. Bateman, brakeman,
were seriously injured.
The passenger train, about GO
minutes behind the freight, soon
arrived and rendered what as
sistance possible, Dr. B. F. Hal
sey of Roper being on this train,
rendered first aid to the injured,
and they were taken back to
Norfolk and sent to St. Vincints
The passenger train then de
toured over the N & W. tracks
coming around by Suffolk, pass
ing Plymouth about six hours
late. The tracks were cleared
yesterday so that trains are now
running on regular schudules.
Report of ihi condition of
The Vasii!x;ion Coml
iv, i i, iii ,ih ;, j.t 4
iN'orlh C.iroiiha, ;
'.) fl'A of
'.K;i, 1 917. .
;jusi:.css November 2'.i
I .cans and discounts $1G(),()(.)2. 12
Overdrafts secured 1, ;.')';';:
Overdrafts unsecured. 'li;) 50
United States 'Jonds o:i hav:d 18, K)o'(M)
Premium on Uonds ' :. 7,;
Furniture and Fixtures 2,510.15
Demand loans 4,51174
Due from National Banks 50,427.87
Due from State Danks und
Bankers 1,34G 00
Cash Items 1,52:S.01
Gold Coin l.MO.SO
Silver coin, including all 11 i-
nor coin currency 2,558.72
National bank notes ano
other U. S. Notes G.027.CO
Capital stock paid in
Undivided profits, less cur
rent expenses and
taxes paid 1.GS0.03
Notes and bills rediscounted 15,000 00
Bills payable 25,000.00
Deposits subject to check 121,870.70
Time Certificates of Deposit 37,213 21
Savings Deposits 18,030,25
Cashier's Checks outstanding 'faV'.O.i
Certified checks 213.3G
Due to National Banks 3,400 00
Due to State Banks, Bankers
and Trust Companies 2,337 53
State of North Caro'ina County of
Washington, November 2Gth, 1917.
I, W. B. Watts, Cashier of the above
named Bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the best
of my knowledge and belief.
V. B. WATTS, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 20 day of November, 1017.
C. V. W. Ausuon, C. S. C.
Correct Attest :
II. C. Spruill,
W. II. Ward, M. D.
D. O. Brinkley,
V .J" 1 t 1
Operates passenger trains
from North Carolina into term
inal station Norfolk, without
N. B. Thefollowingschedu'e figures
published as information ONLY and are
not guar, nteed.
Trains leave Plymouth North
A. M. dailv Pullman
Sleeping Car for Norfolk.
No. 212:45 I M. daily for Kdenton,
Hertford, Elizabeth City and Norfolk
No. 312:34 A. M. daily Night ex
press for Fayetteville, Charlotte, Pull
man Sleeping Cars to Raleigh, New
ern and intermediate stations.
No. 1-1:28 P. M. daily fornVashing-
ton, Raleigh, Goldsboro, Beaufort and
intermediate stations. Pullman Tarlor
i Car for New Bern.
For further information or Pullman
reservations apply to M. T. Bradslmv,
Ticket Agent, Plymouth, N. C.
E. D. Kyle, Traffic Manager.
J. F. Dalton, Gen'l. Passenger Agent.
Send us your Job Printing.
mi mMimmN co.
Report of the condition of
at Cresvell in the State of NTorth
Carolina, at; vha clozo of badness
Nov. 20Lh, 1917.
Loans and discuuiils
Overd ra u n . . 0 c'u rc d
All other stocks boud.i end
Furniture and Fixtures
2 904 23
juue ironi i-,auoiKU iiUUKS
Due from State Banks
7. 803 40
s ,s.ji r.)
Silver coin, i':ck!.i!!v:; : mi
nor coin currency
Nation nv.k notes and other
U. S. Notes
-:in 000. fin
Capital stock paid in
J deposits subje.-t to eneck l;,.' :
Time Certificates of Deposits 500 00
; Savings Deposits 2,1.108 27
Cashier's checks outstanding 131 55
Utate of North Carolina, County of
Wpiiihiajtoii, Dec. Lit, ltU7.
T, .T. C. Gatlin, cashier of the a
hove ::,Mu:d IhnVr, do solemnly swear
th it IV-;: .1 ei '.or.t is ruo i the
best of my j.:; ;v;;e!; ' :-:vd b-.-:f.
j. t;. ATi i ; .
Subscribed ntul sw.rn to before me,
this 1st davot December, 1017.
J. I, IIassklt.,
II. G. Walker,
J. W. Starr,
1 A. j. Sinitiiso:i,
Report of the condition cf
at Columbia, in
the State of
t the c'occ of
business November "20, 1DI7.
Loans and discounts Cir0,0 b;.2:-j
Overdrafts, unsecured 1,120.40
All other stock:;, bi nes and
Furnitare and Fixtures
All other real estate owned
Due from National Banks
Silvercoin, including all minor
National bank notes and other
r., . '
Capital stock )aid in S1S.300.00
Undivided profits, less cur
rent cxponses and taxes
paid 2,800.2 i
Bills payable Oj.OJO.OO
Deposits subject to check 8.5.0.S0.01
Time certificates of deposit 02,007 02
Cashier's checks outstaadiu f OHO. 14
Due to National Banks ' 2,012 01
second Liberty Loan Gov.
schedule 2,028 70
Insurance 10 GO
State of North Carolina County of
Tyrrell, December 0, 1017.
I, D. L Olesby, Cashier of the
above named Bank, do solemnly swear
that the a.bov-s statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and be'ief,
1. E. OUhESUV, Cashier.
Subscrfbed to and subscribed before
me, this 4th day of Dec, 1017.
W. N. No km ax, C. S. C.
Correct Attest :
A. L. Walker,
T. M. Beasiey,
Pursuant to a Resolution adopted by
the Bo'r i of Aldermen of the Town of
Columbia, Slate of North Carolina, at
a special meeting of said Board held
for that purpose on the day of No
vember, 1017, it was resolved by the
said Board that they would receie
bids at their regular monthly meeting
to be held on the first Monday night
in January, 1018, for the purpose of
establishing an electric lighting system
in said town, which said Resolution
can be seen on inspection of the Min
ute book of said town. A general out
line of the specifications fcf said light
ing system as provided for In the said
Resolution is as follows :
A good crude oil engine of sufficient
capacity to furnish light for the said
town and its inhabitants, togethor with
dynamo sufficient to geuerute current
for aoproxiinalely thirty street lights
and approximately eight Jiundred lights
for residences and business purposes
with storage batteries sufficient to run
soid lights for twenty-four hours with
out the engine ; switchboard, poles
and wire sufficient to carry the cur
rent into ail parts of the saij town,
together w-tb brackets or arm ; for ap
proximately thirty street liut.ts, power
house complete, and all ether fixtures
and appliances sufficient to provide a
complete and sufficient lighting sys
tem for said town.
It was provided in the said Resolu
tion that the Board could not consider !
any bids in excess of Ten Thousand
Dollars. It was also provided in said
Resolution that this noiiee should be
published in the "Roanoke Beacon,"
a newspaper published in Washington
County, during the mouth of Decem
ber, 1017, and that the Board would
receive said bids at their regular
monthly meeting the first Monday
night in ai.uary," 1018, at which time
the bids will be openedand considered
by the Board, 'the Board expressly
rererves ' he rigid to reject any and ail
j bids, tnis n.'jiiee being given pursi-ant
to Cnap.er lOo, 01 tne Jv.Wa oi" 1017,
relating to Cifies and Towns.
The Board is unable to give specii'i
cariuns more in detail than the aboo
but i-.::y further information desired
can ba gai'.iod by an inspection of tiie
;r id Town and k vsohiti -o-i of the Bourd
aUo e 1 ef jrred to. The bids fubmit
ted will be opened by the Board at the
time above mentioned and such acion
taken thereon as thd Br-.ard deems to
the L.---.t inlere.-t of said town, t--,e
oO;u a reserving in:- ri gut to re1 eel r,i;y
l.iis the 2r!i cV.y of November, 1017.
' C. M. TaT'Ia!,
1 U .1, .
County superior ouit.
J. il. Carter
Mr.-, .'ohn C. (.ie ..'er
The defeiuKnits above iiiuikui will
hike nou'ee that an action entiiied as
ab.ivc- iiad been commenced in the Su-i-i.
no;1 C ntrt of Washinslon County ty
i:.''i!')!.- the specific p'-rfui inaiice of an
ni'.re erne ut to c-iiuey to the ulaiutil'i'
ei-rtp. in hind in Wnsdiiii'.o.cn County,
N. C., all of which ts fnliy set out hi
; c')!'ij-hu!;t filed ; ad the said do
iendanta will ftirlh.cr iake notice that
tiiey are required to appear at the
t -r.e! . of the Superior ?.uin't of said
e aunty, to be held on the 7th Monday
; . i.'. v the 1st Monday in March, lOiS,
:t the court house of said county in
1'iyinouth in said county, and answer
er demur vo tro cranphw.t i-a s:iid ac
tion, or the plaintiff will apply to the
court for the relief demanded in said
This 20th day of November, 1017.
C. V. W. AUrfBON,
Clerk Superior Court.
Pursuant to the power and authority
given in a certain Mortgage Deed dated
tne 20 th day u!f November. 1.U0, made
and executed by Nancy Hill to J. H.
Bateman and recorded in the office of
the Register o' Deeds of Washington
County in Book 60 page 271 I v.iii sell
r.t the Court House door at Plymouth,
Washington County, at 12 o'clock M.,
to the highest bidder for cash on Tues
day, January 8th, 1913, that certain
tract or parcel of land situated and be
iag in Washington County, Skinn" rs
ville Township, and bounded as fol
1 )vs : On tne North by Robert Reaves,
on tiie Last by the public road leading
from Plymouth to Creswell and on ti e
South iir-.d West by "John L. Roper
Lumber Co., being the land bon::ht by
Nancy II 11 from T. J. Basnight, also
the following personal property fo wit:
One bay mule, sold by J. If. bateman
to Nancy Hill.
This the 3rd dav of December, 1017.
J. H. BATEMAN, Mor!-;agee.
Columbia, N. C.
Sell Now is the
i irne 10 Aclver-
The Christmas Store With Hundreds
of Gifs Will be on Exibition Next Week
"Please Shop Early" as none of the de?'.ob!e McrcettnJise
ve will dbf-r.y un br i,:l-';Uc! .
Toys for B ys; DoilU for Giris; Gdines for All.
Gifts for Men, Woman and Children. Christmas Neck
wear, Umbrellas; Christmas Handkerchiefs and Gloves. A dis
play that is truly without an equal: Ribbons and Ribbon Novel
t e3, Leather Goods and Christmas Hosiery, Silk, Satin, Hats,
Caps and Shoes. I also have a fine Hie of Groceries of all kind?.
Confectioneries, Fruits Nuts and everything: you are looking for
i 1 a First Class Store.
TOYLAND BIDS YOU WELCOME.
The Biggest Toy Store in Plymouth. The most wonderful
"oys to be found anywhere are at J, C SPRUILL'S and they can
be bought at the lowest prices in the town when you consider the
quality of Toys sold here. The assortments are complete. Come
.nd select your toys.
This is to notif my friends and ths general pub
lic tint I will a:2iiti be in tha Horse an.l Mule Busi
ness this Fall. 1 realize the hiijh price cf feed and
thin-c it adisibl? to sive all the feed possible, and for
l that re.ison I have dcidsrl to wait a few weeks before
I. purchasing my tirst load, as I know the price will be no
H- higher then and by doing that will save you a lot of
y Re:n-inbj.r when you buy of me you get what
vou pay for and i:i every instance I will do now as I
h ive done in theinsr, always Guarantee Entire Satis-
Trusting you will appreciate this and see me be
fore buying your stock. Also I am still in the Peanut
Business and uhvjys hive top prices.
Very Sincerely Yours,
L. 1 HORNTHAL.
We are in a petition to handle your fam or
other real estate at a profit to you. W e h ive to of
fer for sale now several attractive farms at a low
For iiif rmrion lddress
Coant Reahy Corporation, Five.,
Carolina, or confer with J. A.
Mann-jrr. Ollice in Man-ey 15 ii Itl
Systemize Your Affairs
Open a Bank Account here and put all the money you
receive so soon as you receive it riht into Bank. The
pocketbook leaks. Your Bank Account dcejn't. If
costs you nothing to keep a Bank Account hsre. We
furnish you with books, checks, etc., free. If you don't
know how to do it let us show you. Every one must
learn scmetime. Whp not start learning to-day ? 4per
cent on Savinffs Compounded Quarterly.
"Our Aim to Please."
Creswell, N. C.
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