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H*n my TbmUt m' Friday
(vprewiiSE PUBLISHING CO.
*• ipn m* — North Onliw
m. C. MANNING, JR. —BUS. MGR
(Strictly Caih V Advaaee)
, vear __ \
_ .Ler*d at the Port o«ce >t Wil
TUESDAY. APRIL 1. 1924.
The WDliamston Chamber of Corn
mere* elected John P Biers. Clay
tor Moore ami John I. Hassctl. «»«•!«■
gale.- to the meeting of t*e Coast*-
Hißt-may Commission to be helu a.
Savanah. Ga.. April 7 and S.
Tne Savanah meeting to aeter
mine the routing of the Coastal L»e
fense highway. formerly support to
begin at Norfolk, extend to Wilming
ton. Charleston. Savanah and or. f
Florida. ani in view of this idea ar.a
un.lerstandinc, many count.es made
large contribution.-. to the road rai!e
No 'JO The William-ton Bri-U-e was
built. Martin arid Bertie countie? pay -
injr *n -ame. with the unoer
standing thai they were co-itributin*
to the I nitcd State- for the purpose
of e coastal defense project Martin
county further contribute.! t !7. r >.l*>o as
a free cift on the Washington V\ illian
ston roa-i Beaufort, Craven and other
counties liave also made larvre con
tributions to this project.
Until recently there seemed to be iw
que.-tion about this location. /Route
No " extending from Wilmington t»>
the Virginia line through Coldsbor'.
Wilson. Rocky Mount seemed to bob
up and claim the ri»rhr as bemv- th»
proper route for primary roa-! ar.-'
the fight now it- whether or not tfc»
Government will complete its onrma"
project of building a re;:! Nations
iefence road or whether it will '»/.•
a tourist's roa-i
It cannot be denied that for a rea
defen.-e proposition our ports shoul-'
be the point.- touched, because the
vita! thing in time i.f wir is lh»
ability to bring land and sea together
We admit it would be very nice t
ta»: a car at Banjor. Mair.e in the
fall fn.m that place to Key West
Ra ar.d then in the spring turn the
tap and let it read from Key \\e~t t«
Ganeor All the way there and k.rl
on a government r->a-i But of fa?
more importance to the peopte is t>
have a road touching the ports. * he*
would be of ju.-t a* much use to the
tourist and of a far more use to the
Government as a defence propo-:
tion and help more than any
small thing in holding down freight
rates as it would put the inland pe..
pie in close touch with the port ba.-e
TO I SSI K IHKRCTORS
The local telephone company is'now
having printed a directory serving the
three exchanges, Wdliam.-ton. James
vflle and Plymouth. The book wBl be
mailed Thursday morning after Seav
injr the press Wednesday. The direr
. Tory carries an up-to-date list of all
subscriber.- and it is essential thai
the subscriber refer to his directory
before making a call as there haw
been many changes made.
The rules and regulations or sug
gestions have been limited to very
few and the company earnestly ask;
the subscribers to read them carefully
So far there has been only one mt
take detected and that is the leavir.;
Mt of Mr. J. L. Hoiliday': numbei
which is lttlC The company expects
te petal each Mrtk a correction t
the directory to be ran in the column
if tUi paper ao that the subwriber
amy tata *" ap-to-date list of al
Takiaf awarytkia* «■*« consider
,tir~ the aerrice furnfahed by a
ixw-«l ~.~p-ny equals my furnished in
Eastern Carolina and gires connec
tions u> more points, frtw of charge. j
thar, mart of the larger companies
One of the amusing facts as U>klj
by the chief operator is that when a ]
party calls another party the persor j
answenne most al«)"> shouts heDo j
just to receive the same to*; of aj
shoot hack- Vke a ke.: the operator j
what should have been said, the re- j
pjv n . your name an«s if by
chance the party calling wanted you
the conservation would cummer .if
else was wanted he woul
be aj-ked for." We are ashame*! to te!'
:t but we are guilty of sHoutini
"hello" several times ar.d ther. tfainj
ahead wit" the conversation
We inquired further as to the
aeak >opt-- in the »erv*ce Such -pot
were said to he found in operating a*
tlmes hut rot a_- much a- the |'-b.ic
generally su-pecte,i The spot* as toM
a re mainly to be f'.und in neglecting
•o answer the telephone promptly.
Jlowir.e children. too smal! to react,
.he transmitter, to att to u~e the
eiep-.'-ne. eave.- dropping. e.speci:-'ly
.r. the sever*! party line-; rihr»n£
. r v ..
arKi a>kir.r i
t: central, tl» e wrr- aid to b»
hr rac-e and poor >ervi.-e the re
We are not tryir.j? to shield the
rie phone indu. 1 Try. but mere'y tr> ms*
o create a understands z betweer
vat indv-try ar.-i the .abseriber
party would stop awl
r.irfc U» ranv trantt- there is
K .r ;he called-party not in answer h
be hiffhjy pUa-e-: w:tii wha;
•crvice he ret.- The telephone m:u>
iy i, hke every other, in.iu.-tr>. it
i.*s not work perfect!;.
\ PIPK IIKE tV
What a wotv'erful thing it would h.
I i !h>- ta*|«*er> if ais hw'. tA ■*"'
l* unieni j' strirr- «■: i» ■' '
-=-uld he earned 011 Ji •'> • y
> rirtp uf ti«e roventnKr t. i ,•* •'>
Me that such ar envesturation. il
he mve.-tirator- had the p*-*« r t*
:r»- ai.il firw as «>-ca-ion
« ouM re»uit in annual saving- u lh'
i.j|u>>r? far in excel.- of an;. .-avs-rs
• may be hoped for a.- a re: ul* of
»\e>t;catinj» private * l.«ch
- >ut>;ect t>> private competition lit"
ihn-h must >ir.k or swim or eflW-w
--r mar jiTmfr.t
IKKk « HOPS
That Vorth Carolina is ra}»;-i!> he
omu " a truck >tate an-i rega-r.inj
*i;uch of the ground lost many years
.;-o i? evident from tne ..fW ial gn>%en
hent "fS»*ures just nHfjwJ n-wen inr
he r. n.merr J! a« reside- c' this year?
ruck i t.-p It is shown that the pro
neetfre snap bear a>-reare :n V rtl
irohna «il! i»r'»!vtbi> a* ' e.-
abinge acre- an.! >tra»herr»-
•« ut *•.>" acre> It is ■ju't ' pr»bs.b!«
•hat a considerably larger jfrrtir I
jtowr. - n these crop- over l * state ii
.'(■mmrrral quantities which do r.ol
thr.'Ujth the wpiiiel channel- of
The lettuce acreage in the -tale ha?
been e-timatc! to he 1.230 acre The
Watermelon acreage last year was
4.T3H jcie- caiteloupes. acr^s
which -was c6ns:.er»h'y .iecrea~e.'
from the |*n IOUS year, the water
iiwiun acreage hw.ny only slijrhtly «ie
Urease- 1 TV stratrfcen . .-!« s. •z~r.. -• r
I e«tj«f €! to e«ual iil.W" ries i i-.
t"■ c umert al areas of if - t. i -*
C. st l ine. !ea»iinfr to Wl* . -
' fl- n ;ohisuerv. Faye Zr V -i J
lu cold weather in Ja.i» . .* •' ■'
to i*erabie daniape t j tr.' II *'.
i c: p. -f the state and pi tr-ila-l.'
r *:i spinnach. lettuce Ilk --ajr»a *-
■ ercps. The early plar.te-! -p.T
t truck was also ba>:iy «iamaee»i and re
r quired re-planting Farm work fc
■ now artier full sway after a lor -
> | period of wet and eoU! at her which
A ! greatly delayed field act IT it K - -- Farm
• * j, "■
* I era in the eastern ar tracking sec
II tiaa are very kaqr from dawn to «*■!
' prepariac their land far plaatiH.
v! TW frail ni|i, parttflarly peachei
ic hare been held back by t)»e coetinw
> cool weather until practically no
I blooms are open at this date. This
does not apply to the 'recognized
.Coastal Belt. It if true, however, of
j the commercial peach area of the
' Sand Hill*; also, northeast am! west
• of that area where most cf the fruit
LESSENING FERTILIZER COST
Nitrogen From Air and Hydracsn
From Wittr Combine to Maka
8: ctiw-tlc nitrogen fertilizers using
uuLusia aa a principal ingredient.
Kay be made at prices to compete with
those using iJtrogen trow such natu
ral sources a* Chile saltpeter, Charles
O. Brown, consulting chemist of Provi
dence, told members of the American
lnatitute of Chemical Kngineera The
nitrogen may be derived from the air
by any one of several processes; the
i v drugen, «ii i tj is the other coinpo
neiit of ainomnia. may be had from
!>->ujmy in production of hydrogen
from water, which la a »>-11-known
B.rtliixl, may be effected, Mr. Brown
■aid. thn-ugh use of a special tj j»e of
electric eel" ami through utilization of
electricity from liydro-electric power
plants at other times than that of the
peak toad. It is cheaper, liu said, to
sell su«-h power at a low rate than
to waste it, and the manufacture of
Bjdrvg*-n offwts a,profitable use for it.
Another good source of hydrogen, in
the speaker's opinion, ia gases of coke
ovens. These are two chief sourews
f-.r what he termed "by-product hy
cirufn .Such secondary methods of
:i.anufactun were the most suitable
Bent of ammonia, may be had from
Mr. Br»un declared.
Mr. Itrown predicted that hydrogen
aiay tie ppjuivd from coke o\ens at
the •■"■ St of "M -cuts [>er 1,000 feet, and
fTonl water at from liS to H8 rents,
-Jepend:ng on tlie cost of the electricity
used The production cost of anhy
drous ammonia, using "by-product hy
drogen." be figured as from 3.H4 to
4X: ceota a i«»und, which would en- j
able the production of commercial fer
tilizer at a lower cost than that now |
■cade fr>m natural sources of ammonia ]
ROOTING HURTS THE VOICE
' Professor in University Says Vocal
Lessons Are Useless After Big [
'sure fit' _
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MADC BY FINE 4 LEVY. INC. 702 BAOADWAY. NEW TOU CUT
MAR(»()LIS BROS. and BROOKS J
rV)>wi really know
L' how to clean r]
»*o\cs,r»i k.,drip- wj i *:' j.
puts and other kit- ™ fV
iiwa utensils ! The quickest nd , *"• i
most effective wav is with Red Seal j\ > |
Lve.Ol*»j*|:cd stove* are easily *
cleared of obstructions and Use ais-
m- vance of feeble flame and escaping ' llOi SEHOLD HINTS
gas done away with. Start lutiuy Co u«e
thi»««mdrr cleaner! ,• M M Ifl
V * 'P."*" 1 W —*
J — N-d "« «*» **—• m **«?.
. h~RI k h.lj.Ul. ««--*» trite,
"Home Help*" I*"*- ...
P C. TostM IN 6c Co. ■SaWt f
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Mf (wrtu M ar
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THE ENTERPRISE. WILUAMSTOK NORTH CABOUNI
s |tfsK >(W kn* fMMfVMI
' I fMti for hair of the week Mlaakf
' "nj came and tbe can of the M
t "f the siaiian »»■!« he nf off
standard. 4*r n kfarj duty la tho
t ebeeriag MttloL
This Is root bed * by Prof. R. OL
Kliieen. ill ■nor la voice at the Ua»-
Tf-nrirt Of Ml—noi la
Profi—in Eißna aara he vmH"
. never hate t* anod a |tar nor read
a ampaprr !• know haw a M naiaata
football natm case oat. Be wooM
be able ta itraaatran the gmmte aa
•nna as leaaoas befaa lloadaj aasam
Yo4ee students atrr piartkallj MS
[»r reat uaahln foMowiag the Min
nesotalo« a par aad it tbe close of
nesvta «M rtrtorioos. Voire lessnoo
»«! "ff nawMhi; the «»«> after Min
nesota kM ta Mk!ii|aß a pae aa
far away that rriatire!; few wero
ITofnanr KHiMc « jteescst dlsap-
J potntment raaae t» after " the
| lowa came («# of W« popiis Is aa
; oboe ijiWyer la the M:r.x»-xpo(is Sj»
; phony orchestra
He experted this voir* at least t® he
Hear and arcara'e
Wk« the ana irirt t*» «iag >t aouad
like patthg tbe brakes m a traia
of heavily l«aM fl>• 'ir*
Even tbe oboe bad beea ta
i the football por
Liberty BaN Always en View.
TV Liberty be-'2_ •nfannri Ameri
can relic, will l« aadt to rtae
publir. day a»i iu«ct«t_ maunrr aad
winter. nxtrr j4»- » *«nse f.mala:(4
by Wilfred Jwxbn curator of Inde
pendence hall. wL>rre tbe »-Hi mta
Heretofore thousand* »f i i«if»»r* ha Tt
failed to «e* the f«uo«is old bell be
cause the baUd:t.? it rinsed to the
public during maia boar*. fader
the tew |»lan it is to place at
the rear pnitab of i i>-.; »-tiVn-e ball
J a Ourpaa jnll of amaftii inm work.
| no open in that tbe bell may
I be Hearty ana at aH tin** At ni*ht
1 It will be '"maitta't-l *i'b fi---l;;g*>ta.
NOTICE OF SALE OL REAL L_S
I rwler and Iqr v:rtire of the p>.wer
;f rate o tained n a certain dee»i of
trust exeraSed t«. the ur.der--iirr.ed
ru.4»i by He»ry C«wki an»i wife.
Kthe.-!ir.e Carbon. the 27th dijr of
lar. !S2(l ■artisch k; '! dwi of trust t*
>f rwwt'l ta ti* i-uWf res-..-try of
Marin "ount> in Ifcoi A 2 il pi/*
t:-H. -axi deed of tnast havinr b»w
ifivffi t«* secure trfliin :*'• of e*e«
.uite an>i tenor tfa sewith aixi default
having beea made ia the p«yl of
| Jae isifchfrihw secured by the said
' deed at trait and the sttpulatisars caa
. tai ted ia the said deed of trust not
har.af been rnndwd with and at
the reqaest of the holder of the said
aates. the salenigacd trustee will on
Monday the 14th day af April 1924
at 12 a'dack M. ia front of the court
house daar ia the town of Williams
. taw North Carolina offer for sale ta
| the highest hiitdti far cash the follow
I :ng o»sen bed real estate, to-wit:
First tract: Bawnded on the North
'by the Bill Jores (now Herry Carson
liandi; on the East by Ned Lee, on
f'be Sooth by Ned Lee. aad on the
[V mi by William Williams land, con
tai jag eleven acres more or less and
brag the same aad where the said
Scraod trad: Bounded by Ella
Smitburick, Henry K'-ight, Henry
Cums and 'William* contain
tag 30 acres and same land
-boaigh-. from J. & Godard. Refer to
Martin County Registry for a better
Said two tracts of lan-i being free
from emimbrance except $900.00 due
J. G. Godard. T
Thu the 13th day of March. 192-4.
W. J HI'NTER, Trustee !
Martin avj Heel, AttyV 5 18-4t.
Under »*i by virtue of a Deed of
Trust executed by Henry Ward and
wife. Sarah Ward, to the undersig-td
I vili on Saturday. April ISth, 1924,
*" I - M at Iho Court House door in
Tar bono. N. C, sdl at puUic auction
*or cash, the following described
A certaia tract of land situate i.i
Coo** Nest Tow --ship. Martin County.
North Caiolma. adjoining the lands
of Dtan Brown. Dina Stat on Andrew
Wjmn. Telrtha Pitt, containirg 12
arres. iwrr or les?, being the only
hbi owned by the said Heirv Ward
in said Town^hipL
This Marrh 15th. 1924
R M RAWIJS. Trustee.
NOTICE OF RESALE
Coier and by virtue of an order
of resale made by the Suerpior Court
of Vjrtir County in the Special Fro
ree-rings- entitled. J. Frank Weaver
and wife. Minnie Weaver, -vs- Walter
HI zison. Allie Harrison and G. H.
Hansoa, the undersigned Commission
er. will on Monday the 7th day of
April \9tt at 12 o'clock M. at the
Cocrt H«im Door in Martin County,
at \V i!lara>t««. North Carolina, offer
for .sale to the highest bidder for cash
that certain tract of land lying and
beir.- m Bear Cras» Township, Mar
tin I'wanti. North Carolina, anal de
scribed as follows, to-wit:
1. at certain tract or parcel of land
i Special Showing
.• • •
We are making special showings in Hats, Suits, Coats, Ox- I
ford Hosiery, Dresses, Sweaters, Silk and Piece Goods of all the
new styles and colors.
I It will pay you to make us avisit before you make your se
lection for Easter. .
(v Our assortment is the largest that we have ever shown and
you will sure be suprised when you see the quality of goods
j and the low prices we are asking for them.
• Come to see us and let us show you the largest assortment
you have seen this spring.
Harrison Bros. & Co
tT' • ; _ . • » ' ; s "' a
COME AND SEE IS ALL WE ASK
WILLIAMSTQN'S LARGEST DKPARTM ENT STORE
• ' ' •
lying and beats ■ Martin County,
more or leas adjaieias the hah of J.
R- Harrises at the BriiaaiH
Harmon oa the geatli. Claaili White
hurst an the Weat and i. & Peel an
yr* How to Make Money!
PAIMT FACTS Illustration describes how to make
FV, .JFJ BEST —PURE —PHUT
is White Lead and Costly White
7jie to assure loosest years of
wear, as proven by 50 years of
ntmoat satisfactory use.
ti*sr con-|ffe—»aiS»mi.aMto form. and therefore
• you mix 3 quarts of Linseed Oil into each gallon, and ao
J m«l« I*4 gaDona of Pore Pamt for |2LBZ per gallon.
■ flMtffalVVKE—Uaa pa*-
SALSBURY JOHNSONCO. INC. Hamilton
j > j!
See me before placing your order for a
Tomb stone or Monument. I 'can save you
I sell the very best marble, Vermont or
j (leorgia marble.
5 The prices are right, and freight paid.
—----- --- ~^ M ——T "- - v.. - -JW. . —. — _ g •_ j
the North and more CNMHIJ knowa
as tbc Redmond Harrison Land.
This the 22ad day af March ISM.