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VOL. VIII. - NO 19
Judge J. A Hobbs Speech at Rob
ersMTtUe latrMadar HwlX
A. H»bbs
s ;*■. '
l(y frieuds let me briefly relate
what to most of you is a matter of
history but to aome I see here was
a living reality. Forty-five years
ago last April when this great
Slate of oars was being agitated
from one end to the other with
preparation for the most gigantic
conflict for constitutional freedom
that haa ever been recorded in the
annals of history. The tocsin of
war bad been founded aud ere the
thunder of the guns against Sump
had been wafted away upon the
Southern breeze, thousands of our
young men then the flower of our
state were responding to Ok call
for arms. There was a youig man
of our county then in the fiowpr
of his young manhood who was
the first to obey that call in de
fense of his native state aud enlist
ed under the Southern Cross as
Second Untenant of one of the
first companys of this county, and
heroically he followed that cross
for four years until on that mem
orable 9th t>f April 1865 on the
proul army of Northern Virginia
being overpowered by superior
numbers were compelled to lay
down their arms aud with thous
ands from Northern prisons be
came paroled prisoners, "but not
slaves" they furled ami laid down
tliotfe shell aud bullet riddled bau
ners they bad so often followed to
victory aud turned their backs
upon the struggles of war, and
weuded their way to their desJate
and devastated homes, there to
take up the burden of life anew
and rebuild this war riddled
country. This vouug man was one
of them who bas striven to build
up for us a glorious country, be
*-• has been an honored and respected
citizeu in your midst for forty odd
years, has held positions of trust
and responsibility and is holding a
position of trust among you, one
of the Board of Education of your
County. But my friends let me
roll back the scroll ol years and go
with me in your mind to the
Heights of Gettysburg ou that
memorable 3rd day of July 1863,
where weie confronting each other
■ Lee and Meade commanding the
grandest armies whose tread bad
had ever shaken the American
Continent about to engage in a
mighty death struggle, aud iu that
heroic charge with the roar ol can
uou and rattle of musketry and
amidst the cries of the wounded
and dying, that line of patriots and
heroes being overcome by superior
numbers and advantage of position
were compelled to fall back /ind
abandon the struggle. When the
smoke of battle had lifted there
was found near the Federal lines
three men from North Catoiina
one of whom • was killed and the
other two were taken prisoners.
There has been erected .and is
standing tbere today three tab
let* of stone to mark the spot
where thoae of the Confederate
Army farthest to the front were
found, and my friends, there is en
graved on thoae tablets of stone
the name* of those three heroes.
On one the name of Captain Sat*
• terfield, on another is the name of
Lieutenant Falls, and on the third
IS engraved the name of Ser. J. A.
Whitlev, whom I now preseut to
yob as our next representative to
the Geneial Assembly of North
Carolina.' :
IMtaffar TraaMt
"l've lived in California »o years,
- and am still hunting fur trouble in
the way of burn*, sores, wounds,
boils, cuts, sprains, or of
piles that Bucklen's Arnica Salve
won't quickly cure writes Charles
Walters of Alleghany, Sierra Co. No
gjajl use hunting, Mr. Waltera, it cures
every case, Guaranteed S. R. Biggs
drug store. 15c.
The president wants a bigger navy,
Wild Hag Story
Robersonville, N. C., Feb.%, 07
Editor Enterprise, Hi
Williamston, N. C.
Sir:—We have had quite a little
experience up here in the wild hog
business, and a good many of the
people up here wish to have it pub
lished iu the colnmus of your pap
er. The romance is as follows:
In January 1902 Mr. J. H. Smith
was bunting along the banks of
Tranters Creek when be discover
ed a female hog with several small
pigs, perhaps one week old, he
never one time thought they were
wild bogs. Mr. Smith visited this
same territory; once or twice a
month until he commenced to
think about these hogs, and on
one occasion when be saw these
hogs he concluded that they must
be wild bogs, but still thinking
they were some near neighbors, he
went to this neighbor and inquired
about the hogs. The neighbor
told him he had no such hogs, bat
to satisfy Mr. Smith, he went
down in the old field where he had
seen the bogs sereral times and be
ing quite sure if he would stay
a short time that he would see the
hogs, he went down and raked up
a large pile of pine straw and cov
ered himself up till the hogs would
come bv. When the hogs came in
view he discovered at once that
they were wild, as they had lcuig
hair aud were unmarked; they ap
peared to lie altout a year oid.
Mr. Smith never told any one
ibout these hogs. He rambled the
woods day after day looking for
the bed of these hogs and
when he found it he commenced
to l>ait inem and in the meantime
made a pen to catch them. He
put up piece by piece until he had
the pen as strong as he thought
necessary to hold theni, and then
put trap door in the pen and tied a
piece of rope thirty yards long to
the trap door intending to slip there
about midnight to pull the door
down and cafh the hogs, bnt
owing to a very heavy rain before
the time to go the rope got too
heavy and pulled the door down
itself. When Mr. Smith arrived
uear the peu about oue o'clock in
the night he discovered that the
pen was full of hogs. While ins
pecting .the pen of hogs one of
them escaped, crawling out of the
pen like a dog.
Mr. Smith inquired about the
bogs and finally located the owner
of the mother of the drove of wild
hogs and paid him six dollars for
his interest. Mr. Smith sold the
hogs, one to Mr. J. S. C. Benja
min, two to Mr. D. E. Burch, twe
to Mr. James Roberson; Mr. Rob
erson,* hogs died, Mr. Benjamin's
got out, and was never seen again
Mr. Burch'sWid likewise.
In January 1905 Mr. Mc G.
Wynn discovered some wild hogs
in Flat Swamp, but never told any
one about it until a few tracks ugc
when be made known to several of
bis friends what he hnd found, and
started to catch them. He had
been feeding the fur some
four or five mouths trying to tame
them. Oil February 4, he com
pleted his trap, and when he went
to the pen Tuesday morning he
found two very large bogs iu his
trap weighing 324 pounds and they
had tusks 3 1-2 to 4 inches long
Mr. Wynn came back to town,
got several of bis friends, Messrs
J. E. Kobersou, A. L. Robtick, J.
H. Smilh aud went back to bring
bis prize to town. When they ar
rived at the trap there were several
more men down there wl o had
beard the story and went to *e the
parties catch the wild animals.
While they were capturing the
hogs several other wild hogs came
running up and scared aome of the
men nearly to death. Mr. J. S.
C. Benjamin climbed a tree and
another took refuge iu the carta.
Messrs. J. E. Roberson, A. L
Robuck, J. H. Smith and Mc. G.
Wvnn remained at their post until
the wild hogs were tied and put in
the carts. They were carried to.
town and put in a pen at Mr.
WVnn's home.
He will undoubtedly have some
very fine wild bogs in a short time
Thete are the same bogs that
Mr. Smith found in January 1901,
and captured by him later, the
ffire (feUrpist.
Tricky Bookkeeping Pull Lnm m
tk* Profit Sid*.
Tb« printed report of a municipal
electric light plant It ludlana haa Just
been received. It shows • profit. There
la no question altout It It abow* a
large profit. The figures are tbere in
black and white, and they abow a
profit equivalent to 30 per cent of tbe
groea Income aud IS per c«ut on tbe
capital Invested. That la wbat we call
a pro! table business.
Hew waa tbla plaut able to make ao
good a showing? In a way a» simple
that any niaulclpal plaut could adopt
It with socceea If Its superintendent
were good at figure*. Aud the beat of
It It that it makea competition by pri
vate plants taipoealble becauae—wall,
stockholders are too Inquisitive.
lu tbe first place the fixed charges
for interest on tbe capital Invested and
for depreciation were entirely Ignored.
Then no allowance was wade for taxes
lost by having municipal Instead of
private ownerahlp. Next while full
charge waa made againat tbe water de
partment and the city offices fur lights
and auppllee, tbe superintendent con
veniently forgot to charge tbe lighting
plant with tbe water used In lta boll
era and condensers or with Ita abare of
tbe salarias lu the city accounting de
pertinent, luauraucc waa aleo over
looked. Finally, to make insurance of
profit doubly aure, a number of Items
properly pertalulug to maintenance
were charged to "new construction."
At the aawe time tbe charge for street
and public bulldiug lights waa quite a»
high as In aurrouudlng cities served
by private companies. which had some
how or other to provide for all tbeas
omitted Itema.
It la perhaps needleaa to add that ex
cept for the Judicious way lu which ths
auperlatendeut prepared lila report a
considerable deficit would have appear
ad Instead of tbe gratifying profits. Of
course the taxpayers will hsve to pro
vide tbe money to make good tbeee pa
per profits, but they may not for aoms
yea re see the connection between tbelt
profitable plant and the higher tax
rate, and meanwhile are happy In tbe
contemplation of its profits and will
doubtlees testify enthusiastically to tbe
benefits of municipal ownership.
From tbe above we may deduce the
following rule for showing a paoflt:
First, omit all Items of expense that
can without too much danger of de
tection be saddled upon tba general
tax liat or other departments; second,
charge In as vague a way as possible
to new construction aa many Itema of
maintenance an may be necessary to
show a large inolit. (N. B.—The profit
muat be large to provide for the con
tingency of some carping critic dlacov
erlng one Ar more of tbe concealed
itema of expense and ruthlessly draw-
Ins them forth from their hiding
If the above rule la scrupulously fol
lowed tbere seems to be no reason
why every municipal pluut should not
abow a profit.—"Concerning Municipal
Mltliene Sunk In Unauaoeesful Munici
pal Lighting Plants.
Iluriug the past few years at least
sixty cltlea and towns In the United
States bare sold, leased or aliaudoued
their lighting plants, lu a few caeea
they atill retain their distributing aye-,
tern, buying tba current from some
company, but In most lustances they
have gone out of the bualuesa entirely.
A numlter of other placea have made
unsuccessful efforts to dispose of tbeir
Aa with few exceptlous municipal
lighting ptaute have l>een In operation
but a short time, tbla la a remarkable
showing of failure aud one, It need
hardly Ite said, that la ae-i lously avoid
ed by those who for euda of their own
ore urging other cltlea to make similar
As it usually takes eouie yeara for
a city to realise bow great a burden
It Is carrying In Its llgbtiug plant it
la probable I bat tbe of admit
ted failures will Increase rspldly from
now on. for, aa an eminent electrical
eugluecr recently said, "There are al
ready Indications that a considerable
number of these municipalities which
have engaged lu Improper undertak
ings are entering uiton a period of
financial difficulty."
Faults Enough aa It la.
The political machine that domlnatea
Now Vork city Is strong because large
powers sre delegated to It, aud the ex
peudlture of $100,000,000 Is given ab
solutely into ita keeping. We have
faulta enough without municipal own
erahlp in most of the cltlea of tbla
country, aud tbe ordinary buslneaa
man faila to see the wisdom of making
the altuatlou more complex aud dubl
ous than it la by adding the problem
of municipal ownership with sll that It 1
lotpllea.—Bingbamtou Herald.
"Municipal ownership," remarks the
Winnipeg Free Press, "should uo( be
discredited becauae Jl Ita tendency to
Increase municipal debt, provided the
now enterprises are made to bo fully
self sustaining." Neither la dyuainite
dangerous If carefully bandied. It la
Juat about as safe to intrust tbe man
agement of a municipalized service to
the average municipal council aa It
would ha to engage a aeveu-year-old
boy to handle dynamite —Montreal Oa-
MttOL '
Whe Would Fine the Cityf
An exchange notes the fact that a
dty council recently fined a water
company 91,000 for supplying impure
and nnWhoieeome water. That la right
Bat If the waterworks bad bean owned
* the city— FT -
/V ■ ' ? I '
A Glimpse Into the Future of Mu
nicipal Ownership.
A Thumb Nail Sketch ef a "Practical
Palitisiaa"—The Profits ef an All
Around "Servant ef tk* People, Whe
•eon Hie Opportunitiaa and Teek
"Honeat graft" will reach Ita hlgheet
level when, aa predicted by the en
thuaiaata. tbe principles of municipal
ownership are accepted by New York
aud tbe city coulrota the trolley lluea,
the electric light and gas works and
all the Terries as well as tbe water
works and tin. nollee. the fire and the
street depart turn ta.
Thau such patrlota aa George Waah
lugtou Pluukltt. for many yeara or
ganisation louder of the Fifteenth dis
trict In New York, will reap rewarda ef
greater magultude than they have evsr
beeu able to gather uuder the preeent
order of things.
Perhaps you have never beard about
Mr. IMuukltt's "honest graft" schemes.
He told about theiu himself in a book
published last your, which was Intro
duced by a paragraph Indorsing him as
a "veterau leader of tbe organisation,"
aigued by Ita greatest chief.
I'luukltt was aore because tbere were
eouie objections to graft Itelug made
out of tbe city by meu like him, aud lu
the II rat chapter of hia I took he uttered
a vigorous protest. "Blsckmallln' gam
blers, saloon keepers, disorderly peo
ple. etc.," ha admitted to bo wrong.
That waa "dUboueat graft."
"But" he added, "there'a aa honeat
graft, and I'm an example of how It
worka. I geeu my opportuultlee and I
took 'em."
Mr. riunkltt'a explanation of bow he
did tbeae things will Illuminate the
poealhllltlee of futuro municipal owner
ahlp days, lAthey ever come.
After eluchlallug tbe wsys be wss
"tipped off" fit various times by rneiu
bera of hla party—tbe party lu power -
when now fridges, uew parks, new
streets were to he o|>eued, so that be
might Invest lu real eatste likely to
rise In price from the Improvements
couteuiplsted, he ai*da: "I haven't con
fined myself to land. Anything that
paya la In my Una." Then he glvea a
specific Instance:
learning that tbe city was altout to
rapave a certain street sud so would
bave several hundred thousand old
paving I )H'»k~ to well, be was "on baud
to buy." and lie "knew Just what they
were worth." But a newspaper "tried
I to do liim" sud got soma outside men
. from Brooklyn and New Jersey to bid
. agnlnat him. Mr. Plunkltt's own words
tell tbe story beat:
"Was I done? Not murb. I went
! to each of the men and said, 'How
many of those 250,000 stones do you
I want?' One said 30,000, snd another
wanted 15,000, and another wanted 10,-
000. 1 aald, 'All right; let me bid for
tbe lot, and I'U give each of you all
you want for oothlu'.'
"Thoy agreed, of courae. Then the
auctioneer yelled, 'How much am I bid
for these fine pavln' atones?'
" Two dollars and fifty cents,' aaya I.
" Two dollara and fifty cental*
screamed the auctioneer. 'Ob, tbat'a a
Joke. Give me a real bid.'
"He found tbe bid was real enough.
My rivala stood silent 1 got tbe lot for
|2.80 aud gave them tbelr share. That's
how tbe attempt to do Plunkltt ended,
and that's bow all auch attempts end."
It Is hardly neceasary, lu the light of
tbla authentic atateuient of "honeat
I graft's" workings, to enlarge upon tba
extended opitortuniilea that would
come to the men of the I'lunkltt stairp
were Ihe dream of municipal owner
ahlp to come true. I'luukltt saya "moat
politicians who are accused of robbln'
tbe city get rich the same wsy" ho did.
'They didn't steal a dollar from the
city. They Just seen tbelr opportunities
and took them."
While In tbe legislature I'lunkltt In
troduced tlie bills that provided for the
outlylug parks of NeW York, tbe Har
lem river speedway, the Washington
bridge, the One Hundred snd Fifty
fifth stieet viaduct, additions to the
Museum of Natural Hlatory and many
other important public Improvements.
He Is now a millionaire. Under tbe
proposed order of things, with city con
trol of everything, be might become a
Uuder municipal ownership of all
public utilities In New York—and In
most other cltlea In fact-politlclana
Ilka Plunkltt. who at different times
has been elected state senator, assem
blyman, county auparvlsor snd alder
man by Ills fellow cltlxens, liesldes
serving as police magistrate for one
term, and who boasts of bis record In
filling four public offices In one year
and drawing salaries from three of
pftiem at tbe same time, would flourish
Ilka a whole grove of green bay trees.
Ot Slew on City Ownership.
Until jtolltica In America Is purified
far beyond lis present condition any
large experiment In government own
ershipanvty Ite called a "thief breeder"
with mrtch safety. The more authority
there la vested In the hands of poli
ticians (with all due deference to our
national administration) the more cor
rupt lon there will be. It Is a abort
sighted cltlxen who would take more
: business out of private hands and com
' mlt it to tbe tender mercies of the poli
ticians.—Troy Press.
Another Plant Abandoned.
After many years' trial of Its munlcl
-1 pal electric lighting plant Alexandria,
r Va., has finally leased the works to •
1 private corporation for a period ot
; thirty yeara. The heats paid S3.SM
1 for the pleat, which h*4 Mt the dtj
All Ki|ht In Thaary, but Breaks Dawn
In Prastic*.
Then tlcally there Is so much In
muulrlt. 1 ownership or public utilities
that the practical carrying out of Its
attrai tl\ o features apiiears simple aud
of no serious moment, and for a mu
nicipality to take over mid run water,
lights. suwersge aud even transporta
tion :i]M>eals to taxpayers, and the
trails I- made without the first assur
ance tli t the couduct of these proper
ties will be along practical aud busi
ness Ill'S.
It 1* t!ie failure to ssaure the prac
tical tb t works the evil, for munlclpsl
UWIIC 4I p Is a general ownership, and
a gel Ict l ownership results too easily
In Its being uo special buslnesa of any
cltixen or taxpayer to look Into or In
quire ui .er the couduct of the proper
ties linger control. This leaves tb*
mane p ;n*nt to a few, who aoou And
that lb y bar* only themselves to ac
count t >, that people arc too busy to
damn id accountings aud taxpayers
accei l any klud of re|>ort. Just
so tb •»•«» I* tbe appearance of all being
right a:nl light, water, sewerage, etc.,
are given.
It I i Hits Indifference and n*gl*ct on
tbe |>:iit of taxpayers to take not* of
ntuuM;.:il affairs which make munic
ipal n\ nersblp of public utilities s
hazardous and expensive matter. Tbe
theory of muulclpal ownership, with
Its great savlug to each taxpayer, the
extra service given and the great prof
its resulting, csu all lie placad In fig
ures beforehand, hut It Is a failure nu
leas the taxpayers shall give earnest
and serious heed to tbe conduct of
tbeae public utilities, for unless tbls it
doue they will wake up some day with
broken down properties and a big bond
Issue to make good.—Newbern Week
ly Journal.
Public Property Wasted Beoauss "It
Costs Nothing, You Knew."
"Hello!" said I. "What's that?" And
I stopped to pick It up.
"That?" replied tbe boy who hsppen
ad to he passing through the school
yard with tne. "That is nothing but a
lead pencil."
"But it Is a whole one," said I, "and
with a rubber on the end."
•'I know It," said the boy.
"What! l)o you mean to tell uie that
you have seen this here liefor*?"
"Yes, everybody's seen It."
"All tb* children In your school hav*
s*en tbls lying here day after day and
not one hoy has picked It up?"
"Of course. What should we pick
It up for? There's plenty In the school
house. The town buys 'em."
And I had bean given a text for a
long meditation. Not pick up a whol*
new lead pencllT And s pencil with a
rubber on It!
When I was a lx>y we prised even
alnte pencils. A boy who booked any
body's slate pencil was halted until be
gave It up, hut a lead pencil—we fought
for lead pencils as the Greeks and
Trojans fought for Helen. We scoured
the countryside for old horseshoes to
sell to the blacksmith for money enough
to buy a lead pencil, aud, having it,
w* cut our private mark on It, guarded
It, kept It a* our last resource 111 trade.
Many a time a precious two inch lead
pencil has turned an Important Jack
knife trsde oue way or the other. I
never had but one lead pencil at a time
and very often hardly that until I was
Of teen years old. And tbess ten year
olds scorn to pick up a whole one with
a rubber! Think of tt! Tbe be*/
•rnser I bad was a piece of rubbet
boot heel!-Usury T. Ralley In Journii
of Education.
Yau Cannot Feel All of th* Pooplo Ail
of the Tim*.
The recent condemnation as unfit fot
further service of a number of gas and
electric light plants and tbe closing
down of some of theiu at a dead loss
to the taxpayers should serve as a
warning to other cities, for this Is the
fate that Is likely to overtake all Hticli
plants in the long run. Kor tlic
year or two, when no expensive re
pairs srs needed aud the plnut Is thor
oughly up to date, It ought not to be
difficult to make a good showing. I'"ot
a few years longer the bad bookkeep
ing and inadequate reports, that art
unfortunately the rule rather than the
exception, may blind the citizens ti
th* deterioration of the plant and to
Its Increasing losses. Hut tbe day of
reckoning Inevitably comes when
breakdown, bad service or demand fot
new equipment that caunot masquer
ade as "extensions" causes sn Investl
gallon, snd tbeu It becomes evident
that tb* plant has been a losing prop
osltlou almost from (lie start. No plant
should lie sccepted ss evidence of suc
cessful municipal management until 11
bas lieeu operated for several yeart
and theu examined by expert engineer!
and accountants.
Carelsssnsas, Not Qraft.
At a local government board Inquiry
held at West Ham, I-ondon, to sanction
the borrowing by the corporation of
£&!.300 for electricity extensions It wss
stated that the electrlcsl undertaking
up to tbe present bad resulted In s loss
of £7,20H, which bsd been cbsrged to
the rates. Tbe inspector pointed out
thst loans of some thousands of pounili
had been sanctioned by the board foi
purchasing various machines, and h«
found the conncll again asking ror
money to bny machinery for whlcb
they had already received the cash.-
Morning Post.
Th* movement for municipal owner
ship In this country la a bunt by the
Bamagogue for a new issu* to catch
| TCtM.—Msivt* 0. Atom.
Trust '
The clouds hang heavy round my Way,
1 cannot aee;
Bnl thro' the darkness I believe v
God leadetli me.
'Tis sweet to keep my hand in His
While all ii dim,
To close my weary, aching eyes
And jpllow Htm.
Thro' many a thorny path.Hc lends
My tired feet:
Thio, many a path of tear* I go,
But it it sweet.
To know that He is cloae to me,
My Guard, .ny Guide;
He leadetli me; and so I walk
Quite satisfied. Sel
A liquid cold relief with n laxative
principle which drves out the cold
through a copious action of the
bowels, and a healing principle
which lingers in throat and stops
the cough—• that is Kennedy s
Laxative Cough Syrup. Safe and
sure in its action; pleasant to take;
and conforms to National Pure
Food and Drug Law. Contains no
opiates. Sold byS. R. Biggs.
It is one month short of two
years since the Hav-Varille treaty
was signed anil this country set it
self to the task of diggiti the panainn
canal. Yet' to day there is 110 set
tled plan, hardly a single important
detail of the great project definitely
determined and there still remain
serious doubt as to whether it will
l»e at the "sea-level"or on "stilts."
Willie wailed and Winnie wheezed
while wintry winds whined weirdly
Willie wriggled while Winnie
wheezed wretchedly.Wisdom whis
pers, winter winds work whes/es
Wherefore we write,' Use Kennedys
Laxative Cough Syrup. Nothing
else so good. Sold by S R. Biggs.
It is reported that the immortal
167 discharged coon soldiers have
thus far refrained from joining the
"Roosevelt Third Terms"
It's the highest standard of
quality, a natural tonic cleanse you
system, teddens the cheeks, bright
ens the eyes gives flavor to all you
eat Hollister.s Rocky Mountain Taa
will do this for you3s cents, Tea or
Tablets J. M. Co Roberson
The Birmingham News speaks ol
'peaches, both and veg
etable varieties". In other words,
"pears and fruit."
A tirsue builder, reconstructor,
build up waste force, makes strong
nerves and muscle, you wi I reali/.t
after taking Molester's Rocky Mour
tain tea what a wouberful benefit ii
will be to you. 35 cents Tea orTal
lets. J. M. Whiters A Co Robersoi
-- -- m mm
Just suppose they put folks in
jail in this country for saying
things aliout the President, as the)
do iu Germany for unkind remark
about the Kaiser!
*rt'«.b good old world nfter all,
If you have no friends or money
In the river you can fall,
Marriages are quite com IT on and.
More people there would be,
provided you lake Rocky Moil 11
tain Tea. or J. M. Whiters Co.
Roberson ville.
Michigan legislators are talking
of passing a bill compelling saloon?
to furnish free drinks to solons
Give them back their passes!
AUI headaches go
When you-grow wiser
And learn to use
An ''Early Riser.''
De Witt's Little Kprly Risers, safe,
sure pills.
They made out 8,853 indict
ments against Standard Oil in Ohi
the other day. They evidently
want to put it out of the power ol
the Judge to make the lump fine r
small one.
What this country needs is ai
adjustment of the differences exis
ting at this time, between the anti
race suiciders and the railroad
block system signals.
m. ' 9
Vour mosey back —Judicious adrertis- fl
ing la the kind that pay* back to you *8
the money you invest Space in this 9
paper aaaurea yon prompt retina . . M
mi nil
Professional Cards.
Office; Jeffreaa Drug Store.
OPPICK HOURS: 8 to 10 A. M.; 7 to 9 P. U. J
Wiiliumston, N. C.
Phone No. 7.
Night A (dress: Atlantic Hotel. 1
I will be in Plymouth the first weak ia
every other month.
W. K. Warren. J, s. Rhodae.^
'Phone No. aq
Office: Wheeler Martin's office.
'Phone, 23. *
office formerly occupied by J. D. Rlgfa. 4
Phone No. 77.
M-Prscjlcf wherever services are desire*
pec si suentmn given to cmlnlog sod BMk
ig title for purchase™ of timber and timber
Special attention will be liven to real nutc
xchAuges. If you wish to buy or sell land I
'Phone 31
Money to loan.
~ r=r " ■
l). C. MOORING, Proprietor
Rates #2 .00 per day
A Firs'-Closs Hotel in Kvery Partic
ilar. The traveling public will find it
1 most convenient place to stop.
x ,
Provide for
the Winter
Have you a supply of good
Pine Wood? If not give
y.ur order to
I'HNTIM Ht Parmer* & Merchants Bank
v«y Mounti in Tea CJuggett
A Baiy Medial u» for Baiy Pieple
Golden Health sod Renew id 7lf*r.
"*« flic fir Constipation, Imllpyitlon. I.lvs
; liifv Troubles, Pimples, Ecmma. Impure
1 Hi. l hrenh. Slnmrldh ftowoU. HeadSe
il 'l'ksche. It's Rocky Mountain Tea la tab»
(■ >1 m. » cents a box Oenulnsmade by
I.IH ran Dana CUHMXV, Madlsoa. wis.
Williamston Telephone Co.
Office over llanlt of Martin County.
Phone Charges:
Message* limited to 5 minutes; extra
cliarK** will positively be made for longaf ,3
To Washington 25
' Oreeuville »5 "
" Plvmouth 25 " ...
" Tarlioro 25 "
" Rocky Mount 35 "
" Scotland Neck 23 '
" jHinesville 15 "
" Kader Lille) 's IJ "
" I. O. Staton 15 "
" T. L. Woolard 15 "
" O. K. Cowing & Oj.l; 15 "
' Parmele 15 "
' " Roberaonville 15 "
" Everett* ...;, 15 "
" Gold P0int........ 15 "
" Geo. P. McNaughton IS "
" Hamilton " i
I'or other jwint* in Baatm CaHlWjl
ee "Central" where a 'phone wUI M|
found ftjr aae of aon-Mibetribw

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