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VOL. XIII. NO. 2Q
i Professional Cards jj
Hugh B. York, M. D.
Microscopy, Electrotherapy, X-Ray
Office oyer Fanners & Merchants Bank
Office hours, 8 to 10 a. m„ 7 to 9 p. m.
Office 'phone 60 - Night 'phone 63
Win. E. Warren - J. S. Rhode*
Drs. Warren & Rhodes
Physicians and Surgeons
Office in Biggs Drug Store - 'Phone 39
Jos. H. Saunders, M./B.
Physician and Surgeon
Day 'Phone 53' - Night 'Phone 40
Williamston, N. C.
Dr. R. L. Savage
of Rocky Mount, will be at the At
lantic Hotel fourth Wednesday in
each month to treat diseases of the
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat and
A. R. Dunning • J. C. Smith
Dunning & Smith
Attorneys i t-Law
Williamston - North Carolina
Robersonville, North Carolina
Burrous A. Critcher - Wheeler Martin
Wheeler Martin, Jr.,
Martin & Critcher '
Williamston • North Carolina
S. J. Everett
Greenville, N. C. - Williamston, N. C.
Greenville Long Distance Phone 328
S. A. NEWELL
Attorney at Law
Williamston • North Carolina
Attorney at Law
Williamston • North Carolina
John E. Pope
Life, Fire. Hetltb, Accident, Live Stock
Real Estate - Brokerage
Williamston • North Carolina
Office on Main Street
. . Glub . .
O. C. Price, Manager
Phone No. 58
Pressing, Dyeing and
Very careful attention
given to Ladies' Kid
Gloves, Fancy Waists
Coat Suits and Skirts
Club Rates for Men. ■
Clothes called for and
' delivered 1
Agents for Rose & Co.
~ cago, 111
One of the prettiest Spring wed
dings ever witnessed in William
ston took place on Wednesday
morning at half past seven o'clock
in the Methodist Church, when
Miss Kate Blount became the bride
of Dr. Hugh B. York. The church
was beautifully decorated with
white and pink roses, while the
altea was draped inwhite. Hand
some ferns, pink cactus and carna
tions formed a large part of the
decorations. The music played by
Mrs. S. F. Williams, Jr., was of a
particularly high order, the se'ec
tions being Wagnerian and several
compositions from this classical
composer were rendered before the
arrival of the bridal party. Just
before the entrance of the party.
Mr. Harry A. Biggs sang the
"Love Song" from Wagner's
Lohengrin, Mrs. Williams being
accompanist. During the cere
mony, "O Thy Subline Sweet
Evening Star" was played, and for
a recessional, the wedding march
from Lohengrin was rendered.
The bridesmaids, who wore
dainty gowns of white with white
aod pink hats and carried large
bunches of pink sweet peas, were:
Miss Mary Lee Pell, of Richmond,
Miss Mary York, Miss Irene Smith,
Miss Eva Gaynor, and the grooms
men were Mr. Wheeler Martin, Jr.,
Mr A. M. Jordan, Mr. llliam B.
Watts and Mr. Leslie Fowden.
The bride, becomingly attired in a
travelling sait of blue cloth with
hat and gloves to match and carry
ing a shower bouquet of lilies of
the valley, came in with her maid
of honor, Miss Delba Lanier, who
wore a white gown with white and
pink hat and carried a bunch of
pink La France roses. Dr. York
was attended by his best man, Mr.
Burras A. Critcher. The beauti
ful service of the Church was read
by Rev. Rufus Bradley.
After the ceremony the bridal
party was taken to the station in
E. M. F. automobiles through the
courtesy of Mr. J. Paul Simpson
who is the agent for these cars at
Williamston. Dr. and Mrs. York
left on thetraiu for a trip through
The marriage of Dr. York and
Miss Blount unites two very popu
lar end prominent young people of
this section Mrs. York is a very
charming young woman, who num
bers her friends in almost every
part of the State, she having been
educated at the E. C. T. T. School
and at the G. F. C , at Greensboro.
Dr. York is a physician of merit
and enjoys a very lucrative prac
tice in this county. The best
wishes of the many friends of the
young couple are extended to them
and they will be given a most
hearty welcotn: on their return.
Among the out-of-town guests
present were; Mrs. J. H. Robersou,
Jr., of RobersonAille, Mr. and Mrs.
Jobn York, Mrs. j. S. Bunting, of
Norfolk, Miss Aliie G. Little, Mr.
Judson Blount and sister, of Bethel.
Died Ih Norfolk
The body of Mrs J. H. Tucker
was brought here on Fiiday from
Norfolk where she died suddenly
two days before. For many years
she lived here with her family, hav
ing built a resident on the Washing
ton Road on the suburbs of the
town. Several years ago the family
moved to Norfolk where the sons
went into business. Mrs. Tucker
was living with her youngest son
Edward, who found her dead in
bed. One sod lives *at Ft. Riley,
Kan., fcnd he arrived here to at
tend the funeral of his mother.
The body was taken immediately
to the cemetery on the arrival of
the train, and there interred beside
that of the husband who died here
some years ago, Rev. G. J. Dowell
readiDg the service of the Church.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C,. FRIDAY, MAY 3. IQI2
... .«*** 9
Mrs. Sarah V. Taylor
Mrs. Sarah Virginia Taylor,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. MoGll
bert Mobley, and wife of Mr. Eli
Taylor, was born October 33rd,
1852, and died April 28th, 1912.
near Williamson. She was mar
ried January 151b 1874, and bad
twelve children—six boys and six
girls. Two suns died wbile young
leaving four sons and six daughters
all of whom are married except one
girl who is sixteen years of age.
Mrs. Taylor experienced a hope
in Christ and united with the
Primitive Baptist Church at Ske
warkey and WBS baptized by the
writer, Jnly 10th, 1898. Sbe was
an excellent woman, gentle, quiet,
kind, and industrious, and faithful
In attending meetings at her own
and sister churches, Unions and
Associations. She gladly enter
tained large numbers of her breth
ren and friends at her hospitable
home. She will be greatly missed
by her bereaved family and friends;
but we are comforted by the assur
ance that sbe has entered into
heavenly rest. After perparing
breakfast last Sunday morning,
sbe was paralyzed about 8 o'clock
and died at 9a. m. A large num
ber of people assembled at her home
Monday afternoon, and after ser
vices by Elder John N. Roberson
and myself, her body was interred
in the family cemetery to await
resurrection at *he last day.
Escapes an Awtul Fate
A thousand tongues could not
express the gratitude of Mrs. J. E.
Cox, of Joliet, 111., for ber wonder
ful delivetance from an awful fnte.
"Typhoid pneumonia had left me
with a dreadful cough," sbe writes
Sometimes I had such awful cough
ing sptlls I thought I would die.
I could get no help from doctor's
treatment of other medicines till I
used Dr. King's New Discovery.
But I owe my life to this wonder
ful remedy tor I scarcely cough at
all now " Quick and safe, its tle
most reliable of all throat and lung
medicines Every bottle guarante
ed. 50c and SI.OO. Trial bottle
free at Saunders & Fowden.
The Storm . /
Monday was the storm period of
April, and the year too. A hot
wind blew all the morning and at
noon felt like a sirocco. About 4
o'c'ock the clouds began to collect
in the West and just before five the
storru came 011 with the fury of a
toruado. People were caught and
whirled around, trees, were uproot
ed, telephone poles fell, huge limbs
broke and rain descended in tor
rents. Many peaple were in the
country attending the. funeral of
Mrs. Eli Taylor, were panic-strick
en and suffered greatly from nerv
ousness. About ten o'slock at
night another storm struck the
town and the rain fell in sheets,
but the wind was not so bad, The
light company was forced to turn
oft the current for as to
enable the lineman to fix 1 ' a wire
which was hangiDg very lov/ on
Main street thus endangering the
safety of the people. Later every
thing was adjusted and the current
turned on furnishing light through
the Stygian darkness for those
John R. Staton, Toyce, Ky., had
an exceptionally severs attack of
whooping cough. He says: "If it
had not been for Foley's. Hone;,
and Tar Compound I would hav£
been compelled to quit work. In
stead, I never missed a day, and
Foley's Honey and Tar Compound
gave me instant relief and is the
only cough medicine we ever use."
Contains no opiates. Sauuders &
There were services in every
Church in town on Sunday. Rev.
i R. L. Davis preached at the Metho
dist Church both morning and
night, telling of the evil effects of
• alcohol and the beneficial effects of
I the law against saloon?. 'At the
: Christian Church, the pastor told
; of the Men and Religious Move
i ment, having just come from New
i York where a great meeting was
held. The regular Sunday services
f by the pastor were held at the
! Baptist Church.
Rev. John R Matthews closed
t bis Mission services jat the Episco
-1 pal Church with a sermon full ot
power and Intense earnestness. At
I .3:30 in the afternoon he addressed
the men at the City Hall on "Hu
man Wrecks." Mr. Matthews'
sermons were productive of great
good, being lull of the truth that
• shall make men free through the
redeeming blood of Christ. He
pleaded foraunitedChristianity and
a purer life for those in the Church
1 of God. The congregation feel
that they have been blessed indeed
by having him in their midst. He
left Monday morning for Rocky
Mount where he begau services
: that night. From there he will go
to Winston-Salem and other places.
The Demons of the Swimp
are mosquitos. As they sting thev
put deadly malaria germs in the
bloed. Then follow the icy chills
and the strength fails; also malaria
often paves the wnv lor deadly
typhoid. But Electric Bitters kill
and cast out the malaria germs
from the blood; give you a fine ap
petite and rtnew your strength
"After long suffering," wrote Wm.
Fretwell, of Lucatna, N. C , "three
bottles all the malaria* from
my system, and I've had good
health ever since.'' Best for all
stomach, liver and kiduey ills. 50
cts. at Saunders & Fowden.
The following invitation has been
Mrs. Margaret R. Peele
invites you to be present
at the marriage of her daughter
Mr. Joseph Walter Hardison
on Wednesday morning the
fifteenth of May
nineteen hundred and twelve
at eight o'clock
Robersonville, North Carolina
Mrs. Rose A. Frteman, Clifford,
Ya., says they hnve long used
Foley's Remedies and want to say
a good word for them. She writes:
"Foley Kidney Pills cured my
husband of a long standing kidney
trouble, after he had takea other
medicines without relief. We would
not be without Fdley & Co's.
medicines in our bouse for many
times their cost." Saunders &
Embroidery Club '
The Fmbroidery Club was enter
tained by Mrs. K. B. Crawford on
April 19th, at htr home on Smith
wick Street. The meeting was
very enjoyable, delicious refresh
ments and pretty souvenirs adding
to the pleasure. The Club meets
this afternoon (Friday) with, Mrs.
J. G. Staton.„-
Dr. J. T. R. NeaJ, Prop. River
side Dryg Co., Greenville, S. C.
writes recently, "I have been a p
practicing physician acd druggist
for over 35 years and have sold and k
administered many kidney medi
cines but none to equel Foley Kid
ney Pills. They are superior to
any I ever ÜBed aud give the quick
est permanent relief." Saunders
OAK CITY ITEMS
Prof. Peel and W. H. Biggs were
in town Tuesday on business con
nected with the graded school.
J. T. Waldo, of Hamilton, was
Ralph House made his usual trip
to Hamil'on last Sunday.
B. F. Casper and Wilmer House
took a flying trip to Dover last
Mrs. L. T. Chesson spent last
week at the home of P. R. Reeves
Mrs. W. T. Hurst spent a few
days at her home in Bethel last
Misses Hettie Johnson and Jef
fie House spent the week-end at
E. L. Perkins and Zeb White
hurst ma.le their u->ual trip home
Miss Pearl House was the guest
of Mifs Nannie House at Stokes
Miss Blanche Council, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. James Council,
was married Tuesday morning at
eight o'clock at the home of her
parents, to Mr. Joe Hardison, of
Norfolk. The couple left on the
early train for Norfolk where they
will make their home. Elder M.
T. Lawrence performed the cere
Helps a Judge In Bad Fix
Justice Eli Cherry, of Gills' Mills
Tenn , was plainly worried. A
bad sore on his leg had baffled
several doctors and long resisted all
remedies. "I thought it was a
cancer," he wro;e. "At last I used
Bucklen's Arnica Salve, and was
completely cured." Cures burns,
boils, ulcers, cuts, bruises and
pries »5 cents at Saunders
Miss Delia Kate Ward was at
home too number of friends and
the Senior Class of the High School,
on April 26th from >1 to 11 o'clock.
It was the ti/teenth anniversary of
the young and she
was the recipient of m-*ny gifts
Tlie guests on arrival were met
91 the door by the hostess and lien
sister, Miss Martha Ward, and
given a most hearty welcome. The
hours were spent in music and song,
and pleasant converse. A two
course luncheon was served and at
a late hour the party left wishing
many pleasant things to come into
the futurelifeof Miss Ward.
Mrs. C C. Fagan has returned j
from a visit to relatives in Colum- j
Mrs. Ada Gardner and Miss Ella I
Biggs spent the week end with
Miss Maud Hisuon.
Mrs. J. L. Carsou spent Monday
in Plymouth visiting friends.
Miss Neva Switison left for Nor
folk a few days ago to visit rela
C C. Fagan ja in Washington j
Miss Ethel Carson attended ser- j
vice at Corinth Sunday.
Miss Ida Stillmau is visiting
frieuas here this week.
Mrs. John Riddick and daughter
spent Tuesday in Plymouth.
Misses Mnry and Dare Waters
and Miss Maude HinsoU spent
Tuesday iu Plymouth.
Edgar Waters is quite s : ck with
Mrs. R. Braut, 11115 Patten "St ,
Parkersburg, WV Va., had au .tt
"tark of lagrippe which left her bad
kidney trouble, and ihe suffered
-muchsevere pain and backache.
Then she heard of Foley Kidney
Pills and says: "After taking them
a short time the pain left my back
j and I am again able to do my own
housework. Foley Kidney Pi lb
helped me wonderfully," Sauuders
Stale Library # *
&i.oo a Year in Advance
Local Happenings and
People who are Coming
and Going, Here, There
and Yonder as Gathered
by our Regular Correa*
Rev. M. G. Bethea, of Williaat
ston, preached here Monday night.
Miss Parham, of Rocky Mount,
, visited Miss Myrna Hightlast week.
Sammie Carrow, of Bethel, spent
several days with Dan Parker last
Mrs. Bertha Roebuck spent «e?-
eral davs here with relativ«» list
Mrs. Ed Bartibill, of
sptnt several days here last week.
Miss Ruth Carson, of Bethel,
spent several da«r s here with Miw
Myrna Hight last week.
Miss Ma Bullock, of Bethel, was
Misses Hattie James and Mamie
Taylor of Everetts, spent last week
here with Mrs. Kate James.
Mrs. J. T. Brown and Miss
Emma Roberson spent Taesday in
Mrs. W. A. Fleming and daugh
ter, of Hassell, were here Wednes
Miss Lessie Overton, of Stokes,
spent several days here this week
with Miss Lizzie Mooring.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Simpson and
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Dunning, of
Williamston, were here Wednes
H. A Gray, ol Leans, was in
Miss Beßsie Roebuck, of Which
ards, is visiting here.
Miss Nolie is visiting
ut Grindool this week.
Miss Lillian Edaondson, of Tar
boro, visitea here last week.
Misses Lillian Stokes and Louise
Flemiug spent the week-end
the Misses-Robertson. „
Miss Hilda Knight, of Ila
spent several days here last weet
with Mrs. Ed James.
There was quit * a surprise mar
riage here Sunday p. m. Mr. Cleve
Taylor and Miss Liua James drove
to the home of Mr. L. Bailey in an
auto accompaioe'l by Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. James, of* Grindool. Soon
after they arrived, the ceremony
was performed by E'der M. T.
Lawrence. The bride aud groom
have the best wishes of their many
What Teians Atfmirs
|is hearty, vigorous 'life, according
| to Hugh Tallman, of San Anton!o>
"We find," he writes, "that Dt.
King's New Lite Piils surely put
new life and energy into a person.
Wife and I believe they are the
best made." Excellent for stomach
liver or kidney troubles. 25 cts at
Saunders & Fowden.
A Sad Death
Friends and relative; bete were
pained to letm of the death of Mrs.
Mary Manning on Wednesday of
last weed. She wis ihe daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. £. Tice and
and about a year ago was married
to' Mr. James Manning, of Griffins
Towhship. She left a little boy
only two days old, who will miss a
mother's love and care. Mrs. Man
ning was a splendid young woman
and bad a number of warm friends
and neighbors who will her
kindness and tender at:eutions
On Thursday the body ws ; in
terred in the family century,
while a large number of sorr .\»ag
friends aod relatives paid a last
tribute of respect.