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ENTERPRISE PUBLISHING COMPANY
Williamston, North Carolina
W. p. Manning Editor
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Habits and Wealth
Habit; anil wealth seems to hav#
brought to' the .S.ates. of North Curo
. Jhm ami Virginia t too .serious truge
dies recently. Only a few wefeks ago
•IM-jeai-old Rudolph Disse shot and
k.lied, his "bad girl" sweetheart and
a rival, who was with her on Broad
.Street in Richmond. and also a police
man who was -utUiMiptihg lo arrest
During the trial his week the oiilj,
defense was the &jle, wild lite he had
lived, Unfortunately that seems to be
the only excuse, and certainly i> the
only reason, for many of the crimes
of the day- • .
The wealth of Mr. V\ I>l , Ihi
rich Rockingham iextilr niai., fn.uii
i._u' ward indicat i>n.-, leoLhim to believe
himself alnl family were bettei -thati *
Every year is an imploorrtant one
in the history of a town. Even though
little progress is-marked in some of,
them, yon cafn not aay'that the yea) *
itself was-not important. This year
promises to be an outstanding one in
our town's history. The chance is
here, the time is rij»e,-aiul iiuw it is
up to us as citizens to make well ol it.
Get behind your tobacco market,
A Deliberate Falsehood
An umi'ue tvory octius to have got
ten out ii) at least one section of the
county. No one", so far, seems to be
able to find its author. The tobacco
farmers have been told that William'
stojt will not be able to pay off the
tobacco sales his season. Certainly
this falsehood, like all of its kind, will I
no effect on intelligent people,
but a few ofshe simple may be sway-
THE CAROLINA 1«)()K CLI'H f
Of aU tlie unions, from the chimney
sleeps to the great-coal brotherhoods,
We have never heard of one that serv
ed a similar purpose as one known as
"The Carolina Rook Club." It is eith
er the boysrof the club are so sorry
rather' than on individual merits or
they wish to be supreme rulers as to
when their dates will be met or brok
INVEST IN THE BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION
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AND SAVK A IJTTLE EVERY WEEK ' ' ' ' "idllll •
17 th Series VViil Open in September |§HHPK
\yy*t rk m| ij| i n North Carolina, Building and Loan Associations have been functioning
since 1890. Since 1904 they have been under State supervision and not one failure has
For Safe Investment, We Excel
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Martin County Building arid Loan Association
.. W. W. Ormand, who was slain by him
in apparent cold blood on the streets
of Rockingham Saturday. If this is
true, then the text "The love of money
is. the root of all evil," proves itself
again. It is indeed a weakness when
the moneyed man passes h> that many
lolks seem' to have a kind of "wor
shipping" feeling It may be that Mi.
Cole had been putl'rd up by his .wealth
ufit-iT he felt that poor Ormond, of
whom everybody seems to speak well - ,
was not worthy to fall in love with
1.1. daughter, Miss Elizabeth Cole.
Then .it was that the rich father de
-Iroyed the pom lover, though an
XJ.ie_sr -flLA'a seeni ,j) discount tin
value of both wealth and idle pleas
A Promising Year
boost it going and coming. We have
a location tiiat is not to De equalled
) any place else in the State. Put
' ron/.e your merchants and tell your
.friends that Williamston is a trading"
center not to be .lorgotten. If you will
do this, we will be able to mark down
on the board ol progress a step that
\vill mean much to our town and this
Ed by it. . Some one hus made th
suggestion that the-story was broad
cast by some oulside warehousemen
which sounds reasonable.
This,- however, is a very poor way
te fight a competition
[ We have the assurance that every
, need will be takeii care of on the lo
cal market this-year.
en. The last is impossible, so we'll
have to say it wa sthe first reason
mentioned that caused such a union
oKrlul. to he fo'rmed
a. ofitn ■>' iiiiUai«ri imddlci
l>f (he milt Oli* i:uuifc the t'JUM.U iIIHH
Tube. When 'l is ii* intlumed you
have a rumbling »ourr«l of iniiu'rfet :
5 'nrn'ntvy. \ ttri thimrr' rm
be reduced, your hearing u»a> be
IIAI.I/.H ( ATAIIHII MftCDH'INR will
do what *e claim for H—rid your system
of Catarrh . t>r caused by
Sold by htl druKJfifta for over 40 Years.
Y. J Cheney & Co., Toledo. Ohio.
This Week I
By Arthur Britlwne
HORRIBLE, BUT WELCOME.
ONE MINUTE AFTER I DIED.
THE POWER OF MOTHERS.
QUALITT, PLUS ADVERTISING^
Our navy will make e*periments
wtth what In called the "death
an interesting invention
guarantee*! to destrtfi' all life with
which it comes in contact within
a radius of twenty miles.
»» It u. horrible but WELCOME,
fcitake war dangerous ENOUGH
nd war will stop. Don't believe
,ae ignorant millions who think
hat a thing always will be, be
cause it always HAS been.
Two men pefaiting automatic
pistols a'- each afiver's hearts don't
shoot. That «orj baypen* Aw
one of them gats tbe arup
Mi. AJtoteh, prospwtjoe lawyex.
is soed tor dtp**. ¥*
Ujgmt crorhy He regies,"My only
wae almoa* *ontag her to
,le3T#flfc jfwttry- He Ml*
SITWOO OB Jawelrjr, !?»▼« the }*p
a $61,000 table coat. « chinchilla
i oat coating SB,OOO, and eecudtiee
The lady replies that net sables,
not jewel#, no» seouritt«, not even
the Qur at the biw*>ilte, most in
teresting tfttle animal, can give
But in this wwM
we meafu* everything with
mom*. Tfee lawyer, George
Gordon iyw®4« lor her
Kive Mt KM tfu tmctMML
wn iiAjs fßnaratas prtajj
trade mttpy |pe«ctie« worth he»i>-
could eon* Wc* tad fceks Bl
ither speech of thirty seconds on
1 «-,w V-'i-M ' Felt What
North Carolina,' Martin County.*
The undersigned having qualified us
I Li it; aduiijustrator of-the estate of J.
li. Etheridge, deceased, all persons
having claims against said estate are
notified to exhibit same to liim on or
before the IBUI day of August, 1926,
or this notice will be pleaded in bar
of any recovery. All persons indebted
to said estute will please make im
.This 18th day of August, 1925.
11. J. ETHERIDGE,
a2l 6tw Administrator. ,
In Superior Court.
J. W. and.A. Anderson and W. H.
Crawford, trading as Anderson
Crawford and Company
By virtue of an execution to the
undersigned from the Superior Conrt
ef Martin County in the above en
titled action, this land having j been
sold before by me under execution and
the purchaser refusing to take the
deed and pay the purchase money, I
/ F. L. Edwards
Licensed Undertaker Expert Embalmer
SFftVTCF DAY "1? NICH T
Satisfactory Service—Reasonable Prices Guaranteed
Day Phone 87 " Night Phone 221
THE ENTERPRISE WILLIAMSTON, N. C
ute After I Died?"
The British Government, to
fight depression in British trade,
will undertake international world
advertising on a gigantic scale.
This proves again what everybody
knows, that Great Britain has
statesmen ■working for her.
Five billion dollars will be ap
propriated at first to boom colo
nial goods. The idea of the Brit
ish Empire, solid and sound as a
steel bullet, is that QLAI.IT\»,
PLUS ADVERTISING, can over
come any trade depression.
Anybody can stand poverty, be
cause almost everybody is com
pelled to stand it. We have plen
ty of practice. Few can stind
Farm lands on the edge of De
troit have boomed, ar.d fawners
have sold out at prices never
dreamed of,' Now fifteen of the
suddenly rich according to doc
tors, are nervously unbalanced.
The shock was too much for them.
In poverty they could have kept
their balance indefinitely.
Two young roughs, each a gang
leader, engaged in a flst fight, and
a blow on the head stretched
Anthony- de Lucca, seventeen,
dead on the sidewalk.
T"he polloe will do something
-ebout wis, because it wann t a
"regular fight," with ropes around
the fighters, ruffians watching
and gate receipts that make it
profitable to violate the leer. How
(ong will the States disgrace
/ thetnseivt* by licensing brutality T
At marriage of a young girl to
Ihe YUMWt family has oaused
newspaper discussion. A Protect
ant Bishop performed the cere
mony, although tne mother is a
Catholic and her daughters were
brought up in the Catnollc faith.
AJJ that 1* the bualnees of the
family and of those Immediately
concerned. But in one statement
made by the family yon observe
the ancient wisdom of tbe Catholic
When young Mr. Vandert>flt, a
Protestant, married Miss Pair, a
Catholic, It was stipulated on the
mother's behalf that all daughters
bom of the union should be
brought up in the Catholic Church.
Tliere ia wisdom. Daughters be
come mothers, influence the chil
dren and tbe men about them, and
form the next generation.
The ehureh that has the mothers
do its side is the church that will
survive, "for mothers create and
(i . rhiK'-fp. oi l infloence
, will on Monday, September, 7th, 1925,
I at 12 o'clock Mr in front'uf. the Court
House Door of Martin County in the
low ll of WiHramsttmrft. C re-sell to
the highest bidder for cash to satisfy
said execution the. following describ
ed real estate, to-wit:
Beginning at a light wood stob on
the road, thence running 73 yards S.'
to a lightwood stob; thence E. to a
stob, a corner, thence N. to the old
road, thence across the said,road at
the end of a ditch, thence along said
ditch nearly N. to a tagged pine, a
corner; thence along the line of chop
ped, trees, nearly E. to two large
short tagged pines, a corner, thence
along the line of chopped trees near.-,
ly N. to a sweet gum in a small drain,
thenee nearly N. W. with a line of
chopped trees to a maple on the main
run of Keeper's Branch, thence down
the various courses of said branch to
is a prescription Tor Malaria, Chill*
! and) Fever, Dengue or Bilious Fever
' It kills the germs.
While the batMn' suits ttts
season is creatln' aulte a stfa,
bein' narrower ana thinner—
like, an' shorter than tber
were; the fashion-makere teu
us they're runnln* true to lana,
tho there's nothln' much ilwut
'em that would keep a IXW
My little niece i> WWW
some—but Lordy she's a pejA,
—she's the finest gal I lackoo.
on our local batetn' Uachj
Though she does no expert
swimmin' she's a powefful hand |
to splash,—lVe serw her raah
the under-tow en' boat it ail to
jmaA. • ill
I priced a suit tbe othjr day,
at Blaser's Backet Store—
where they handle nearly
everything^— end be thin' rata
galore! But my Agger's abort
an' pudgy, though my owvee *•
fairly cute, I reckon W be
blushln' If I wore a batidn'
suit! An' they may be mighty
classy as the fashion-folks de-
Clare —I never liked a covei n'
that I didn't know wae there!
wi?«9TUn& AirrT so
PcK ANY MOR3
6ue*s peopvr uKt*
1 ho mouth of flay: pond branch, thence
uj> said branch to the Noah Codard
I). SWIFT and CO.
305 Seventh St Washington, D,C
Ovcr years experience
PA T ENTS
Ob':iineH. Send model or sketch
and we will promptly send you a
report. Our, book on patents and
trade-marks will be sent to yju
Fall Opening, September 7, 1925
To start off with a Record-Breaking Enrollment, and to Accom
plish this we are offering a
proposition to the first 50 students who enroll.
Write today for our free scholarship plan.
WILSON BUSINESS COLLEGE
A "Golden Rule" School, backed by a ripe experience of Thirty-two
years of honest, liberal dealings with students
W.W.Merriman, President Wilson, N.G
line, thence with said Godard's line
of old copped trees to the aforesaid
old road, thence along said old road
to the beginning said to contain 51
acres more or less, being the .same
land deeded to the Bank of James
ville by Henry Moore and wife Sadie
Moore by deed dated Feb. 27th, 1922
and recorded in Book £.-2 page 556.
This the Ist day of August, 1926.
H. T. KOBEKSON, Sheriff of
Martin County. _ 8-7-2
I'EACAN TREES— One of the mas
profitable traes to grow. Long llvod
Learn the facts, free for the ask
ing. J. B. Wight, Cairo, Georgia.
SALE OF VALUABLE FARM
"Under and by virtue of the authori
ty conferred upon us in a deed of
trust executed by T. W. Whitehurs
and wife, Estelle O. Whitehurst, on
the 9th day of March, 1923, and re
corded in book of mortgages, 0-2, at
page 191, Martin County, we will on
Saturday the 22nd day of August,
1925, at 12 o'clock noon at the court
house door in Williams ton, sell at pub
lic auction for cash to the highest bid
der, the following land, to wit:
All that certain piece, parcel or
tract of land, containing 246 acres
more or less. Situate, lying, and be
ing on the main road from Hamilton
Before You Know It
.. -* W -»•«-.« -'"|r-*~"_ --' - -*' -;*r- *•'-'
Last bjjiiiiK when you hung it away you thought you
would "one day soon" send it to be cleaned—presse/
and have it ready for fall wear.
Well—fall is almost here, and before you know it
a brink, cold breere will be blowing, adn you haven't
yet sent us that suit for needed work.
v ,, We will make it look like new. Our prices for clean
ing" and pressing are very low. Iet us call for your
•"V . . .
Pope's Service Shop
to Paln,yra, N. C., about four miles
northwest of Hamilton, N. C., in Ham
ilton Township, Martin County, Stat#
of North Carolina, having such shapes,
:i.etes, and courses, and distances as
will more fully appear by reference
to plat of surrey thereof made by T.
Jones Taylor on January 18,1928, and
being bounded on the by the
lands of Claude Lynch, on the east
by the of J. B. Anthony, on the
south by the of J. B. Anthony,
ar.d on the west by the lands of T.
W. Whitehurst and Carrie Norfieet
lands, and being the same tract or
parcel of land heretofore conveyed to
Estelle 0/ Whitehurst by deed from
T. W. Whitehurst, dated January 21,
1918, of record in book T-l, at page
317, and by deed from Jane E. Moore
to T. W. Whitehurst, dated January
18, 1914, and of record in book F-l, at
page 369, of Martin County pubjj
This sale is made by reason of the
failure of T. W. Wfljitihurst and wife,
Sstelle O. Whitest to pay oil and
Discharge the indebtedneaa secured by
.' aid deed of trust to the North Caro
lina Joint Stock Land Bank of Dur
This the 17th day of July, 1926.
FIRST NATIONAL >
TRUST COMPANY, Trustee.
Durham, N. C. Jy24 4tw