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—Are you a Cbuloo?
—W. O. W. meets to tiight.
—'Taffy-Tolu Gum. The Best.
—Read the new ads. in this issue
—Ask tor El Coreso, Refuse
—Smoke El Coreso.
—Taffy-Tolu, that's me.
—The jail fees for the month of
October were only $5 40. This is
probably the smallest amount for
any month since the formation of
—There is an epidemic of Dip
t heria in Smithwick Creek's sec
tion. The county physician, Dr.
W. R. Warren, ordered the school
—The Howard lot on Main
street, near the hill, owned by Mr.
S. L Godard, was sold last week
to Mrs. Lenora Collins. The
price paid was S9OO.
—Dr. Warren has sold "Old
Mack", the horse he purchased
from the estate of Dr. Harrell.
Old Mack is still one of the best
road horses to be found in the
—The Boston Italian String Band
of Wilmington, N. C., was in town
last Satntday and Sunday.'' Satur
day night the band played in one or
two of the saloons, and Sunday
evening several pieces were render
ed in the Atlantic Hotel office.
—Messrs. W. H. and K. B. Craw
ford, J. G. Staton, J. S. Cook and
J. R. Robertson returned Tuesday
evening from Calm Point where
they had been for several days
hunting. The sport was fiue, they
bagged over 100 squirrels and sev
eral fine turkeys.
—The I. 0. O.JF. will install a
lodge Here some time next week.
There are about thirty-five mem
bers. The charter has been ap
plied for and as soon as it is issued
there will be something doing in
the old Odd Fellows hall over
Carstarpben and Co.'s store.
—Mr. J. G. Staton underwent
an operation Wednesday afternoon
of rather a delicate nature. Drs.
Warren & Rhodes, assisted by
Messrs. tt. B. Crawford and J. S.
Cook, performed the operation.
Mr. Staton isdoing very well in
deed. he was out yesterday.
—Do you like The Enterprise?
Yes, well get your friends to sub
scribe for it. Only SI.OO a year
now. The cost of making a news
paper has advanced so rapidly re
cently that we are contemplating
raising the price in the near future.
If you want your home paper at
the present price better subscribe
—The Masons are having a good
time these days. At every meet
ing there i%*omething doing either
in the first, second or third de
grees. At the last meeting the
genial cashier of the Farmers &
Merchants Bank, Mr. Frank F.
Fagan, was raised to the sublime
degree of a Master Mason, and at
the meeting of week before last
Mr. John E. Pope was put through
the third degree. ~ The Masons
meet again next Tuesday evening
and there is work in both the sec
ond and third.
The JtmesTllle Case
Judge Neal has given bis opin
ion in the Jamesville case that was
heard in Tarboro on the 30th in
stant. In giving his opinion the
judge stated that the Section was
null and void, the election laws of
the state having not been con-plied
with. The restraining order nerved
on the County Commissioners is
continued with leave to hear another
petition for anothei election.
Best line in tbe State
for all purposes
5 aid 10 cents
Passenger Train Wrecked
Atlantic Coast Line passenger
train No. 58, with Capt. G. D.
Hawks conductor running between
Rinston and Weldon, "was wrecked
Wedueaday morning. The train
was running about 25 miles an
hour and had just passed Can
aday's siding, about 5 miles south
of Gifton, when spreading rails in
a alight curve caused the baggage
coach to jump the track, tbe two
passenger coaches following. The
engine broke loose and did not
leave the track.
There were about 25 passengers
on the train at the time, and while
all were badly frightened and
shaken up, only three were injured.!
These were G. W. Barker, a trav
eling salesman from Philadelphia,
C. H Hoffs, address unknown,
and the colored mail cietk, Parrot.
Their injuries were only slight.
The passengers were taken on
engine and tender and moved to
Grifton, from which place they
were brought in a box car to Green
ville. The Washington train was
sent here from Parmele to take the
through passengers and mail on up
the road, and a wrecking train was
sent down to clear and repair the
—Chew Tatty-Tolu Gum,
The Board of County Commiss
ioners met in regular session last
monday, all the commissioners
were present, Chairman Salsbury
There was special in
terest before the Board. Tbe reg
ular monthly claims were audited
and ordered paid.
- The following jury list for the
December term of the Superior
Court was drawn:
Jamesville —John A. Askew, W.
A. Ayers, M. D. Cooper. A. I.
Davis. W. A. Stubbs.
Griffins—John R. Leggett, Chas.
Bear Grass—W. A. Perry, W.
Williamston —Arthur Anderson,
T. J. Latham, Jesse T. Price. Jos.
L. Roberson, John D. Simpson,
Latham Thrower, W. J. Yancey.
Cross Roads—J. B. Burroughs,
S. li. Roberson, A. D. Wynn.
Robersonville —James Bnllock'
J. L. Croom, J. Rulus Carson,
George Daniel. B. T. Kdmondson,
Joel L. Johnson, J. C. Roberson,
A O. Roberson, R.F.Taylor.
Poplar Point— J. B. Coffield.
Hamilton—J. L. Barnhill, W.
W. Harrison, J. S. Roberson.
Goose Nest—T. T. Council, H 1
W. Hyman, T. H. Harrington, K.
Foley's Kidney Cure will cure
any case of kidney trouble that is
not beyond medical aid. C. C
Chase, & S. R. Biggs.
Open House at The Rectory
On Wednesday, Noveml>er 13th,
open house will be kept at the Rec
tory from 3:30 to 5:30 in tbe after
noon and from 8 to 10 at night.
During these hours the public of
Williamston generally are invited
to drop in to meet Mrs. and Miss
Gordon and to see the Rectory.
This opportuniiy is also to thank
the many not connected with the
Episcopal Church who have shown
an interest in the work of improve
ments recently done upon the Rec
This distressing disease results
from a disordered condition of the
stomach, and can be cured by tak
ing Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablet* Get a free sample
at All Druggists & Dealers in Pat
ent Medicine and try it.
Notice, Town Tax \
Your town and graded school
tax for the year 1907 is now due.
You will please come forward and
settle at once.
J. H. PAGE,
11 • 8-4t Tax Collector.
Notice to tke Public
Beginning Sunday Nov. 10, 1907,
Chise's Drug Store will be closed
from 11 a. m.to 1 p. ra., and 7 to
9p. m., to allow it* clerks the
privilege of attending church ser
C. *C. Chase, Prop.
DeWitt's Car boh zed Witch Hazel
Salve penetrates the porea—thor
oughly cleanses—and is healing
and soothing Good for piles.
Sold by S. R. Biggs, Williamston.
.W. C. Slade Jones k C6."Hamil
ton, N. C. .
THE KNTF.RPRISE, WILLIAMSTON. N. C., NOVEMBERS, t >O7
PROGRAM FOR THE
Saturday, November 17, 1907
11:00 in.—Devotional exercises,
Rev. C. L Read.
12:10 Nature study and Geog
raphy in lower grades, Miss Rosina
Do well. Discussion opened by Miss
12130 —How to grade pupils ii
rural schools, Mr. Sylvester Peel.
Discussion, Mr. B. S. Cowiug.
15:50 —How to deal with talking
in school, Mr. Thomas Getsi tiger.
Discussion, Prof. H A. Neal
1:10—To what extent is it advis
able (or a teacher to combine other
professions with teaching. Mi.>s*
Barbara Manning;. Discussion.
Prof. A. J. Manning.
1:3o Report of the State Asso
ciation of connty Superintendent* at
Montreat, County Superintendent
of schools R. J. Peel.
1:50 —Miscellaneous business.
The above program as will lie
sean, promises much for the next
meetiug The subjects are practi
cal. They are a part of the daily
life of every teacher.
We may expect them to be treated
in a manner that will be exceed
ingly helpful to us. It is the ear
nest desire of our worthy county
Superintendent that every teacher
in the county, whether teaching at
present or not, attend this meeting.
In order to make these meetings a
success the cooperation of all the
teachers is absolutely necessary and
no one will be benefitted thereby
unless he attends.
Lela Browa, Secretary.
LUriBER MILL FIRK
The Dennis Simmons Lumber Co.'s
Plant at Elm City Damaged
Wednesday morning at 6:45
o'clock fire broke out in kiln No. 5,
of the Dennis Simmons Lumber
Co.'s |>laut at Kim City and soon
spread to the lumber piled on the
yard and in the lower sheds. The
kiln containing about 50,000 feet
of lumber, and about 850,000 feet
of lumber undet the lower sheds
and ou the yard, together with the
company boarding house were to
The net loss to the company will
be about SB,OOO. There was onlv
$4,000 insurance on the lumber,
sheds, and boarding house that were
De Witt's Little Karly Risers are
the best pills made 'I hey do not
gripe. Sold by.S. R Bigg>, Wii
liamston, N. C. Slade |ones A Co.;
Hamiton. N. C.
The friend* and members of the
Church of Advent wish to
the public for the generous man
ner in which they have helped us
to raise money for the Rectory.
The total cost of the building in
cluding insurance was $1,909,11.
Of this amount $1,362.40 has been
paid leaving a remaining debt of
$54 6 -7»
Mrs. Deiiuis S. Biggs has offered
to contribute $190.00 of this
amount if the members and friends
of the will raise the bal
ance of the debt by January 13,
1908. Contributions will be re
ceived by the treasurer ani it is
hoped that this amount will be
raised before January.
FRANK. F. FAG AN
One that will I* eu joyed tiy every
member of the family for years to
come i* a
Sticff Player Piano
The great piano that can played
in the ordinary manner, or in
stautlv adjusted to that any mem"
her of the family can play it.
Let ua tell you more about thia
great instrument that ia giving no
much aatiafaction, and how we
•ell It on amall eaay payments, di
reel from maker to user.
Will allow you a good price for
your piano in exchange.
Write to-day to
CHAS M. STIEFF,
L. C. STEELE, Mc*.,
114 Gran by St., Norfolk. Va.
The Piano with the Sweet Tone.
Official Piano Jameatown Repo
Hon. J. A. Whitley was in town
Mr. W. G. Lamb, Jr., left for
Norfolk Tuesday morning.
Mr. Theodore Hassell spent
Moudav in Everetts.
Mr. S. L. Wallace of Jamcsville
was in town Tuesday.
Mr. T. C. Tilghinan of Wilson
was in town Tuesday.
Mr. J. L. Davenport of Jamesville
was in town Monday
Mr. John Rogerson of Fveretts
- was in town last Saturday.
r Mr. W. J. Francis left W<tes
' day morning for WeAclell.
' Capt. Bob White ot Jamesville
was in town yesterday afternoon.
t Mr. A. T Crawford returned
t from Wilson Wednesday morning.
Clayton Moore left Thursday
morning for Buffalo Springs, Va.
I)r. J. A. White left Monday for
. Plymouth where he will spend this
Mr. K. K. Coynerof Raleigh
■ spent a couple of days in town this
I Dr. Kroine, the eye Specialist,
left Tuesday morning, and return
Mr. T. S. Graham left Monday
afternoon for Winston-Salem to see
his mother who is quite ill.
Mr. Lucius Davenport of Speed,
after spending a day or two in
town, left Monday tor his home.
Mr. J. G. Godard, cashier ot the
Bank of Martin County, left Tues
day morning for the exposition.
Ernest Pender who has been in
High !\>int for some time came
home Wednesday night.
Mr. H. A. Biggs has returned
from Chapel Hill. The attractions
were not sufficient to hold him.
Sheriff J. C. Crawford returned
Wednesday morning from Rol>er
sonville where he spent Tuesday
Mr. J. T. Lynch returned y«s
terday morning from a trip to
Kinston, Dover, Wendell, and
1 Mr. Luke Roberson accoui paint d
► by his boys, Nicholas and Stephen,
left Tuesday morning for a trip to
' Hon. W. G. Lamb is home
again after'an absence of several
1 months. The colonel is looking
; exceedingly well.
Mr. J. S. Anderson of Washing
, ton City, special representative of
t P- F. Collier & Son, spent several
days in town this week. -
■ Dr. J. B. H. Knight, who was
quite sick last week, is- out again.
The doctor is looking quite feeble,
but it is hoped that he will soon be
Dr. John D. Biggs returned from
( Elm City yesterday morning. He
went up Wednesday afternoon to
investigate the lire which occurred
that morning at the •Dennis Sim
mon* Lumber Co.'s plant.
' Missßettie Warren of Greenville
is visitiug her brother, Dr. W. K.
Mrs Marion Cobb of Mildred
spent Sunday in town with her sister
Mrs. Lelia Newell.
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Carter are
spending some time at their home
in Lancaster County, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Watts and
children, Wig, and Mary pladys,
■ are visiting the exposition this
Mrs. Baker, who has,, been visit
iug her daughter, Mrs. Walter An
derson, left Monday for her home
Mrs. Fred Uptou accoiupaiued
by little Jim, Miss Mary Robetson
and Mrs. H. P. Moore, Jeft Tues-|
day morning for the exposition.
Mrs. Martha Hardison who has
1 been visitiug her daughter, Mrs.
| Arthur Anderson, left Wednesday
I morning for her home in Rocky
Mrs Arthur Anderson and
daughter Mattie Lou Jeft Wedneg
day morning for Virginia Beach, ac
compained by Miss Annie Ander
The W. C. L. W will meet at
the home of Mrs. Geo. J, Dowell
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
L'dies interested cordially invited.
Mrs. John D. Bigga.Sr., Secretary,
Mrs. S. R. Biggs returned from
Washington last Saturday night
where she had been to attend the
funeral of her aunt, Mrs. Sarah
' Williams, who died the week be-
t Consider This
You pay uo more here than you must pay elsewhere and without risking
the absolute assurance 9/ Highest Quality and NEWEST FASHIONS of the DAY
MONEY BACK ON DEMAND
W. G. Allen & Co.'s Garments
we, living competent to judge after 5 years gaining clothes knowledge, place be
fore you absolutely the Best and the Most our tnonev can procure and this is one
of the things that's making us grow so fast.
Men's Suits - - from ss„to S2O
Youth's Suits - - " $4 to $lO
Boys' Suits - - " $1 to $5
Men's Overcoats and Cravenettes from $4.50 to SIB.OO
Boys' Overcoats from $2.25 to $5.00
Come and See us. Costs Nothing to Look
Harrison Bros. & Co*
From a pint to a quart, each, of
acorns of the following kind of
oak:—Willow Oak, Laurel Oak,
Watei Oak, Overcup Oak.
35 cents a pint will be paid for
Williamston, N. C. Nov. 6, 1907.
DKPOSITORS KIGHTXY SMII,K
at him who refuses to nvail himself of
the advantages of having a bank account.
They know their money is safe from
tbeft, injury or lire, while his 1$ in dan-'
ger all the time
Bank of Martin County
suggests that if you have not yet opened
1111 Hccouut it would do no ha*ni to do so
as an experiment. If you dou't like the
freedom from worry s'ich au account
will give, you can close it any time. But
5 , 0u'1l like it.
We Pay Interest on Time Deposits
Company will insure any one hav
ing any trace of
Fverv fraee of Kidney trouble is
SIOO.OO will be paiil by the Inter
state Chemical Co., of Baltimore,
Md., for any case of kidney trouble
UVA SOL will not help.
A word to the wise.
For sale by
Chase's Drug Store
WII.UAMSTON. N. C.
Are You Going
to Norfolk ?
Ji> If »o ilrofjrtft tliVgrearauctton sale
of our'Maiu Street Jewelry Store
where wonderful barga in s are I*.
] ing had daily" Sale will continue
1 another week or two
I If not Going to
J Write u> about anything in the
y! Jewelry, etc.
1? We are closing out our Main Street
1 Store, but continue iu our new oue
on Granby Street, the largest and
i[ finest in the South.
WE SEND GOODS on approval
, to reiponiible people.
'l The Holidays approach. We can
,> serveyou best.
; Pau'-Gale-Greenwood Co. Inc.
Granby Street and City , Hall Ave.
Will Cost You Only
Let Me Sell You One
Also am Agent for Gasolene of Steam
Engines to Match
Gasolene Engines, $l5O
Steam Engines Mounted $235
Soliciting your orders, I am respectfully,
J. PAUL SIMPSON,
Willlamston, N. C.
We Want to Call
To our FALL LINE "of
New Clothing New Dress Goods
New Hats New White Goods
New Shoes New Silks •
New Cloaks New knit Goods
New furs New Underwear
New Flannells New Rugs
New Fall Goods of all Kinds
SPECIAL--New .16 inch Taffeta Silk $1.25 Quality
at .90 Per Yard
BROWN & ROBERSON
BROWN & HODGES
Fancy and Staple Groceries
Our stock is complete
Let Us Supply Your Table Wants
Free .elivery within corporate Jim its
'Phone us your orders
BAKER & SALSBURY
HAMILTON, N. C.
annouuee to the public that they now occupy their new store on Front
Street and present to their friends the greatest values of the season.
We have Uaniel Miller & Co.'s beautiful line of Samples in:
Knit Goods: Underwear and Hosiery
For Men and Women
r> _ oilier articles too numerous to men
rSOVS KaniStioti, all Of which they are offering at
Baltimore Wholesale Prices
Come and see their line and save one-third the value
We also carry"*' full line of*
DRESS GOODS. SILKS >• , _
and all-other goods found in a first class store and invite your Special
We can save you money-Gome to see us