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VOL. VIII. - NO 4S
The Colonial City by th« So:
NORTH CAROLINA WEEK
AUCUST 12th TO fßth
One solid week in which the people of North Carolina will
figure moat conspicuou Jy in the daily programs
of the Exposition
'* THURSDAY, AUGUST 15th;
will be a special day set aside as
NORTH CAROLINA DAY
Appropriate ceremonies will be held, participated in by
Governor Glenn and staff, several regiments of statotroops
and naval reserve*, and many prominent citizens. It will
be a great day for the exploitation of this state and every
dtizen should lend encouragement by Don't
BmMtt •/ Chrroktt afttf 0 txiiioro uilt b« I'rejirnt
aU Week and Taicm Ml# t in the Ceremoniea
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. MORE GREAT FREE ATTRACTIONS
WiH be offered every day and every hour of every day
thao have ever before been presented the public at any
Exposition during a similar space of time. In addition to
the magnificent array of exhibits, the landscape gardening,
the natural beauty and the lienutiful buildings, there are
band concerts almost constantly by the world's best bands
and a world of out-door eve. its. ,
FREE— TW,CE DAILY-FREE
IN THE OPEN AIR -ON WARPATH PARK
NORTH CAROLINA WEEK ONLY
THE DOUBLE SOMFR- of Human Daring I
_ ... _ _. , ~ _ The mi«t sensational act of
SAULT AUTOMOBILE *•" nd ■>» •*»
GRAND DISPLAY OF FIREWORKS
During the entire week every iiiplit a moat gorgeous pyrotechnic dis
play rivaling in LianJt-iii i n I ina miluile "The Burning
of Rome or "The hruptiun of Vesuvius." .
THE EXPOSITION IS NOW COMPLETE
And presents sn opportunity to i jenl sn i-it'sl vocation the equal of
wkucn buiMver tefore leu fctu>H*h in this part of tho country. Don t
be deceived or misleil by «U»ri« ■*>u lia* e heard lo the contrary. Bs
on hand early. It's your w.-e There's entertainment and enjoy
ment for aU. Com* awl tnfov it «* you like best.
Low Rates on all R.iil and Steamer Line® &
For Particular* Ajk Any Ticket Agent
Excellent hotel and room accom >od«tions msy be had in Norfolk.
Newport News. Hampton an.. Portsmouth at reasonable rates. .
New Firm At
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The Farmers Warehouse here will be ruii this Season by RH Gurga
nus and John T. Fishel. Our Mr. Fishel is known as a good judge of
Tobacco and one among the best auctioners in the state. He was with
Mr. Graham of this place last year and desires to thank the farmers
and patrons for the courtesy they showed him last season and ask you
all to come to see us at
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Opening Day, August 2, 'O7
and we will get you the highest possible prices for your tobacco and
send you home happy. ' *
Our market will have this season a large steam plant and
no reason why we can't have as good a market as there is in the state.
Bring us your tobacco and we will look out for your interest.
We have plenty room and good graders on hand, will grade your tobac
co and look after it for you if you will bring it to our warehouse and
you can come and see it sold, and we will .only make a small charge for
same So we again ask you farmers to come to see us and try us with
your first load, and then we are almost sure that you will be so well
pleased that you wilfaell your entire crop with us.
Don't be deceived and listen to what Dick, Tom, and Hurry say
about us for M. &S. will siug you a little song and Mr. G. will give
you a dance, but Gurganus and Fishel will treat you right if you will
only give them a chance. Your Servants,
Gurganus & Fishel
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We will send The Enterprise until
January 1,1907, for 25c. Send in
your subscription NOW.
WILLIAMSTON. N. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1907
North Carolina Week at
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GOVERNOR' GLENN AND OTHER DISTINGUISHED MEN
WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE CELEBRATION.
Fofc of the Old North State Will Praotioalty Own the Exposi
tion—Grand IWltary and Naval Parade to Be Re
viewed by the Governore of Three States and
Famous Army and Navy Offioera—The
North Carolina Building.
BEGINNING Aug. 12 and eontino
log to Aug. 18, the people of
' North Csrollna will practically
own the Jamestown Tercenten
nial exposition. That will be North
Carolina week, and during that time
•special pains will be takeu to enter
tain and amuse tbe people of the Old
North State. Aug. 15 will be North
Carolina day, which will be royally
celebrated. Governor Glenn and his
•taff, tbe members of the North Caro
lina commission and other distin
guished men will be In attendance, to
gether with tbe military and naval
forces of the state and a band of Cher
okee Indians from the reservation In
North Carolina to make the programme
Interesting. Governor Glenn will make
on* of hi* characteristic human Interest
A reception will be given at the North
Carolina bulldlug, to be attended by
many men of prominence in pnbllc
life, together with every citizen of tb*
•tat* who may be there, and tbe build
ing will be elaborately decorated In
honor of the occasion. Electric Illum
ination, fireworks and other special
features will be In evidence upon this
The detailed programme for tbe week
la as follows:
The Official Programme.
Auc. 11.— Governor Olenn, staff and offi
cial party will arrive via Seaboard Air
Line railway at Portsmouth about 1:10
p. m. They will be inet at the atatlon by
a committee from ths North Carolina so
ciety at Norfolk, who will escort them to
their hotel in Norfolk, where they will be
the fuests of the North Carolina society.
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NORTH CAROLINA BUILD IN 0,
Aug. 14.—At 10 a. m. the governor and
party will be driven ortr th. city of Nor
folk In automobllea hearing the colors of
tha atata of North Carolina.
1 p. m—Upon the arrival of tha g«*ern
or of North Carolina at tha exposition
■rounds ha will be received at tha galea
by > reception committee consisting of
the offlclala of the Jamestown Kxpositlon
company and escorted to the North Caro
lina State building, where ha will remain
during North Carolina week.
4 p. m.—The governor and official parly
will visit the North Carolina exhibits In
the various exhibit palaces, where they
win be recelved by n.smbers of the North
Auf. B.—At 11 a. m. the governor of
North Carolina will leave the North Caro.
Una State building, accompanied by hla
staff, members of ths North Carolina
oommlaalon and a military escort of the
North Carolina state troops, arriving at
the Auditorium building at 11:10 a. m.,
where the following exercise, will take
Auditorium. 11JO a. m —Opening prayer
by the Rev. Mr. Chelttbsrg.
Music by tha North Carolina Third Reg
Hon G. S. Powell, preetdent of the
North Carolina commission and master of
ceremonies, trill presunt Hon. St Oeorgs
Tucker, president of the Jaiqpatown Ex
position company, who will deliver tha
address of welcome en behalf of tha .x
Address by Lieutenant Governor Fran
cis D. Winston of North Carolina.
Address by ths Hon. Robert B. Olenn,
governor of North Carolina.
Reviewing Stand, I p. m.—Review of
soldiers and sailors by Governor Glenn of
North Carolina, assisted by the governor
at Virginia, governor of Massachusetts,
Major General F. D. Grant, Admiral Har
rington and other army and navy rspra
•JO to 11 p. m.—Reception to tha govern
or of North Carolina by the North Caroli
na state commission at tha North Caroli
na SUte building.
Complete In Every Detail
When the thousands of Tar Heel
visitors enter the portals of the ex
position thej will And awaiting them
a most beautiful colonial city, com
plete In every detail and with each
nook and corner replete with attrac
tions of every variety and kfud-. There
will be many great battleships and
vaassli of every description In the
1 harbor of Hampton Boads, In view
Cam the STpnsttlnn (rounds; then
will lie military drills and parades,
and the sound of martial inutile will bs
beard everywhere. Flowers border
•very walk and drive, and tbe cool
abitde of the Oanoe Trail Is most entic
ing these Hue summer days. The ex
hibits lire Interesting and Instructive
In tbe extreme, IIIKI days may be well
spent In their study. The Old North
State's resources «|>|>var to great
advantage In thy several exhibit build
ings, and these Vlone are well worth a
visit'to the exixisltlon. The exhibits
of Virginia, South Carolina, Maryland
•nd the score or more of other states
•re grand and comprehensive. The
War Path la a round of Instructive
pleasure, the electric Illumination a
fairyland, and altogether, once aeen,
tbe Jamestown exposition gives a
pleasant Impression, never to be. for*
Governor Glenn's Proclamation.
From the executive department of
tbe state of North Carolina at ltalelgb
recently came the following proclama
tion to the people of North (Carolina
and the United States generally con
cerning tbe Jamestown exposition and
the possibilities of this pertinent cele
bratlou advertising the resources of
America, especially tbe south:
From the Substantial construction ot
tIU exhibition buildings at the Jamestown
exposition and from the magnificent ex
hibits In said buildings I have every rea«
son to believe ami lo believe that the ex
position will be a great success and will
advertise the resources ot the aouth ma
terially. aarlounurally and educationally
as they have never ln*fuiv imrn
ttaed. I therefore as governor of the stats
of North Carolina earneatly hope that aU
th« citizens of our state will take an ac
tlva part and Interest In inuklng the
Jamestown e*r»>«ltlon a great success, foi
In doing to they not only will be building
up Virginia anil the south generally, but
give great Itniietua to a full advertisement
of the resources of North Carolina.
On Aug. It North Carolina will have an
exhibition day, «nd I aarneatly desire ev
ery North Carolinian possible to be there
and aid In making thla state occasion g
a B. GLENN, Governor.
North Carolina Building.
The North Carolina building at tlie
Ja me* town exposition IH of colonial
architecture and wag erected at a cant
of $23,000. It ig an Impoalng structiflro,
constructed upon a plot of ground 135 by
110 feet In size, situated on WUlougbliy
Boulevard, east, and overlooks the
broad waters of Hampton Hoada. Tbe
building designed by Zimmerman
A Leister, architects, of Wlnston-fJa
leui. N. V., and was constructed by J.
D. Elliott, contractor. Of Hickory, N. C.
Tbe building la three stories high and
contains fourteen commodious apart
meuts. a hallway on each floor and a
number of closets and bathrooms.
The Vanderbilt Room.
To tbe right on entering tbe main
hall is the Vanderbilt room, so called for
tbe reason that tbe beftutlful and ex
pensive mission furniture It contains
was presented by Mrs. George Vander
bilt This furniture was made by tb«
members of the Biltniore Industrial
club, composed of tbe children of the
workmen employed on tbe Vanderbilt
•state near AHheville, and Is • very
Just back of this room Is another re
ception room finished after tbe mission
style, with hardwood walls, like tbe
Vanderbilt room. The furniture in this
apartment Is a gift from tbe White
In tbe lower hall hangs a board of
North Carolina pipe upon which Is
painted tbe following toast:
Here's to the land of the long leaf pine,
The summer land Where the sun doth
Where the weak, grow strong and the
strong grow great;
HefWa to "Dawn Home." "The Old Nsrth
Mate." • |
Is one of woman's worst afflictions. It always leaves
you weaker, and is sure to shorten yoyr life and make
your beauty fade. To stop pain take Wine of Cardui and
It will help to relieve your misery, regulate your func
tions, make you well, beautiful and strong. It Is a re
liable remedy for dragging down pains, backache, head
ache, nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, dizziness,
fainting spells, and similar troubles. A safe andeflkient
-medicine for all women's pains and sickness.
Mrs. J. L Broadhead of Clanton, Ala. writes; "I have
used Cardui for my disease, which was one peculiar to
women, and it has completely cured me."
AT ALL DRUG STORES, IN SI.OO BOTTLES
WMT* US A LETTER W|NF A A RAMI
describing fully all your lymptoms 11 11« t I II II
and we will send youflfree Advke | ll IK
OF UMN UUI
NOW 111 FULL SWING,
Jamestown Tercentennial Expo
sition Complete In All Details.
BEAUTIFUL COLONIAL CITY.
A Veritable Dreamland to the Viaitor.
In the Matter of Intaraating Faaturaa
Jamaatown Laada All Othar Exposi
tions—Army and Navy Diaplay.
N»icr before In the history of the
country baa there been bold uu expo
sition with so mnny attractive features
tbe Juuii 4, i, i 'iVtven tenuis 1, now
to full swing >u the historic waters of
Hamptou H JTILA. The Tercentennial IN
now complete in all of Ita details and
presents to the visitor a veritable
dreamland. The Immenae exhibit pal
aces, atate and government building*.
•11 of a permanent or semipermanent
construction, act off wltb the moat lux
uriant tree* and foliage, give to tlila
exposition nu appearance distinct from
•II of lta predecessors.
Within an hour's ride by either boat
or train are auch places aa Yorktown,
where Cornwallla surrendered to the
Continental army, and Jamestown Is
land, the "cradle of America," where
now remain only the old ruin* of the
first church In Amsrlca, Just across
the waters of Hampton Roads are locnt
ed Old Point Comfort and Fort Mon
roe, the strongest and moat Impor
tant artillery station on the Atlantic
const, whose grim wnlla and winding
niont make It one of the most pictur
esque spots In the country. These and
many other places of historic Interest
give an appropriate setting to the
Jamestown exposition, whleh commem
orates the three hundredth anniversary
of the first permanent English speak
ing aettlement In America, the most
Important event In the history of mod
Owing to the fact (lint the James
town Tercentennial Is the first celebra
tion ever held oo deep water In this
country, there has been going on at
most continually a grand naval spec
tacle of such as America has
never jrthn before. The entire North
Atlantic fleet, under the command of
Itear Admiral Itobley I). Evans, squad
ron by squadron, will rendezvous In
Hampton Itoads from time to time,
giving the visitor to the exposition
ample opportunity to see tho strongest
fleet of battleships In the world. There
will at all times during the summer
be at least six men-of-war In the roads.
The army mi well as the navy Is well
represented at the Tercentennial, and
daily parades by crack regiments of
United States troops are to be seen on
Iee's Parade, one of the largest and
best equipped drill plains In the coun
try. Stationed at the exposition grounds
•t present are the entire Twenty-third
regiment of United States lufuatry, the
Second squadron of the Twelfth Unit
ed States cavalry and L> battery of the
Third Held artillery. Several regi
ments of the national guard of varl
ous states, besides numerous military
and semlmllltary organizations, are en
camped at the exposition from time to
time. Each of these military organiza
tions brings Its own baud, which, to
gether wltb the exposition orchestras
and bands, gives a continual and
varied musical programme.
The government exhibits, housed In
four handsome structures on tjn» water
front of the exposition, comprise one
of the most complete and compre
hensive displays of tbe work of the
various departments of tho government
ever assembled. Tbe Individual states
have also come forward ut this exposi
tion with thelf heartiest support and
cooperation, and twenty of them have,
erected buildings to represent them at
the Tercentennial, while practically
every state Is represented In exhibits
historical, educational or industrial.
These state buildings are located on
WMlougbby Boulevard, a grand avenue
paralleling tbe water front, and from
the broad plaszas of the state struc
tures visitors may rest and view the
magnificent and historical harbor
whereon the vessels of tbe world might
rest at anchor. • In
appefr ttft jfrtat wHlte Uien-of-wajrof
our own and ofttlmea a foreign na
tkw'a, and yachts, jfcwpi acbooitera
and" fflefchaht vessels or 'every Ulna.
Beyond are thu frowning walla of
Fort Monroe and the beautiful so
cial retreat of the coast. Old Point
Comfort. To the left uia> be seen the
noted Industrial school at Hampton,
and still farther up thai roads, toward
where the mighty James uiluglua Its
waters with the salt tide of the aea,
may be seen the city of Newport News,
with the greatest shipyards in the
world. To the right appears the broad
ening channel from roads to bay and
from buy to broad and mighty At
lantic out between the cupes of Charles
The illumination at night Is a scene
In Itself worthy a Journey of a thou
| sand miles to witness, aud, with all
| the outlines of the buildings uglow,
| the paths of the Canoe Trail and Lov
ers' Lane twinkllug with the myriads
1 of little llghta, the War Path a blase
of electricity, the many powerful
searchlights playing the heavens with
I their inyaterious messages aud tlfty
miles of shore lines dotted with the
lights of a doseu cities and nestling
towns, wbaf'spectaclo more sublime or
beautiful couhl be imagined?
Ou the amusement section of the ex
position, called the War Path, there
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Contintied on Page Four
Ritv. C. L. RKAD, Pastor.
Methodist Kpiwopul Church, South,
Williamstou aud Hamilton Charges.
Services as follows.
Williamstou —Preaching on the ist 3rd
and 4th Sundays at 11 a 111 aud 7:30 |> 111
Sunday School nt 9:30 a in, W. A. Kl
l'rayer Meeting eucii Wednesday at
7:30 p 111,
Hamilton—Preaching on the and and
sth Sundays at 11 a 111 anil 7:30 p .11.
Vernon—Preaching the latSnndty at
3 p m.
Holly Springs —Preaching the 3rd Sun
day at 3 p 111.
All friends of the church aud the pub
lic generally are cordially invited to at
tend all the services.
Services at the Christian Cliurcli, Wil
liamston, " v
Preaching third Sunday 11 ani ami 7 pin
Sunday School 3 p 111 every Sunday.
Macedonia first .uiudays 11 a in aud
Saturday 11 a 111 aud 7 30 p 111.
Old Pord—Second Sundays and Sat
Jamesville—Poiirth Sundays 11 a in and
7 p in.
I. R. TINGLK, I'astor.
GKO. J. DOWKM., Pastor.
Preaching eyery Sabbath morning
and eveuing, except the first Sabbath
evening, at 11 a ni and 7:30 p 111.
Sabbat)] School, S. Atwood Newell
Superintendent; every Sabbath at 9:45
The Lord's Supper every fourth Subliath
Church Conference every Second Sab
Preaching at Kiddiek 'a drove the
first Sabbath ip evpry mouth at 4 p m.
At Biggs' School House every 4th
Sabbath at 3 p in.
The Ladies Missionary Society, Mrs
Justus Rverett, Pres., meets every first
and third Monday at 7:30 p m . .
You are very respectfully aud earnest
ly invited to attend these services.
Church of the Advent
Rev. Wto. J. GORDON, Minister in Charge
Suuday School, 9:30 every Sunday morn
Regular Services on Ist Sunday at 11 a
m and 8 pm; on 3rd Sunday at 11 a m
and 5 p in.
Ou 2nd and sth Sundays Rev. Mr. Gor
don will hold services at Plymouth,
Grace Church" and on 4th Sunday at
Hamilton, St Martins.
Your money back.—Judicious aAreitii
ing U the kind that pays back to 70
the money yon invest Space is thl
paper atanrea you prompt retuma .
fIUOH B. YORK/
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office: Jeffreaa Drug Store. j
OFFICII HOURS: BtoloA. M. ;7 to 9*, u ■
Williamston, N. 0.
Office Phone No. 53
Night Phone No. 63
DR- J- A. WHITE.
OFKICK— MAIN STRICT
I will tie in Plymouth the first week la
every other month. ... i*M
W. B. Warren. J. s. Rhodaa
DRS. WARREN & RHODES,
'Phone No. 2Q
BURROUS A. CRITCHER,
ATTORNBY AT LAW
Office: Wheeler Martin's office.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
S. ATWOOD NEWEU,
Office formerly occupied by J. D. Biggs.
Phone No. 77.
WILUAMSTON, N C.
wherever services are
.S|>«*rial attention |ivfit to examining And auk
iiK Mile for purchase ra of timber and timber
Mpecial attention will be given to real estate
exchange*. If you wish to buy or aell land I
can btlpyou PHONC4/
P. D. WINSTON S. J. BVKRCTY
W HUSTON & EVERETT
WILI.I AMSTON, N. C.
'Phone 31 ,
Money to loan.
A. R. DUNNING
ROBRRSONVILLB, N. C.
D. C. MOORING, PropHetor
R(VBRRSONVILI.B, N. C.
/ Rates SI.OO per day
■ Special Rates By the Week
A First-Clous Hotel in livery Partic- \
ulnr. The traveling public will find It
a moat convenient place to stop.
CARRYINU A POLICY
of life Insurance is about as wise an ac
as a young tnan ca n perform. There are
several contracts especially adapted to
young men. They are both an insurance
and an investment on which you can
realize without (lying,
A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY
of this class is as secure as a savings
bank account and pays larger intereat.
Come in and talk it over.
K. B. GRAWfOKD
Williamston Telephone Co.
Office over Bank of Martin County.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
Messages limited to J minutes; extra
charge will positively be made for longer
time. . •'
To Washington ~ . *5 eta.
" Greenville ..... as "
" Plymouth 25 "
" Tarboro as '«
" Rocky Mount 35 "
" Scotland Neck aj «•
" Jameaville ] 13 "
" Kader Lilley's 15 «
" I. G. Staton 15 •«
" I. L. Woolard 15 ••
" J. B. Harriss & C 0.... 15 "
" Parmele IS "
■* Robersonville 13 '* J
" Bveretta 15 •*
" Gold Point u |
" Geo. P. McNaughton 13 "
"Hamilton ao " -
Por other pointa in Bastern J
see "Central " where a 'phone will
, found for uaeof nou-tubacribera.