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What Is a Boy?
"He is a per-on who is going to
carry on what you have started.
"He is to sit right where you are
sitting and attend to those things you
think so important when you are
"You may adopt all the policies
you please, but how they will be car
ried out depends upon him.
"Even if you "make leagues and
treaties, he will have to manage them.
"He is going to sit at your desk in
the Senate and occupy your place on
the supreme bench.
"Your reputation and your future
are in his hands.
"AH your work i for him, and the
fate of the nation and of humanity is
in his hands."
With all this huge task falling on
the shoulders of these boys tomorrow,
:t might be as well to pay him some
X r *~— , .
The autorpobilc tragedies are torn
ing so thick and fast that it must
necessarily claim a more serious con
sideration than has hitherto been giv
.en it.. We must learn that death by
carelessness is almost as sad as death
by deliberate killing. We look deep
end long for the man who kills others,
which is proper, yet we permit our
selves, our own people and our best
friends to be killed in careless head
long automobile wrecks.
Nothing yet discovered seems to
give us more joy and pleasure than
the automobile. At the same time,
it is killing and crippling people fast
Public Library Is Needed
One of the greatest needs of the
day is more good .substantial brain
food, not the kind that we can gather
around the cross■ street corners, a
round some drug stores und some fill
ing stations, or even at the picture
shows, nor the squeak-squawk of the
radio while through 'static!
fits. Such things may tease and fret,
thereby impoverishing the brain.
The cheapest and best thing to
really build is by reading more good
books. In order that the unwealthy
Akbaau Lady Tails How SbeOb
tained Relief by Taking Cardm.
Fad* Fine and Enjoy* Life
Now, Ska Say*.
Talladata, Ala.—Mn Mary Hardy,
406 Henderson Avenue, thia dtv,
saya that aeven yean ago she "gtrt
' down mick" and was unahtr to at
tend to bar housework.
, "I have never been so weak be
ta* or aince," aha aan. "I had a
terrible pain in my aide—ao son in
mr aide and the lower part of my
"A atom my bade ached, and I
was ao nervous I coujdnt stand op.
I had jut about given up when
some one who cama to sea ma be
gan talking about CarduL This
cauaed me to get it I took about
two bottles before I aaw modi fan
Dm pain and soreness gradually
Jaftmyaide. I retained my etren«th.
I took about bottles and left off
far awhile, than took two or three
mote. » a I Iml fcist fine, cnioy
Hfc and ean work E£, £>
Caadui is purely vegetable and
enntaine no harmful drugs. It haa
> attention now. We allow,, ourselves
|to forget our children, leaving the
*• teaching and training of them up to
1 the teacher in the school room. We
■ fail to supplement the work accom
plished in the school room. And yet,
1 think of the vast problems they will
' meet up with in future years, and
without our help how much harder
' the execution of the task will be tor
1 Surely we can't be too busy to
1 spend an hour at a parent-teacher
where we might attempt
plans that will be of aid for our chil
dren. Just remember that you will
be aiding your child when you attend
the parent-teacher meeting next
time it is held. You owe it to
t them, the children of the community,
, and it is a debt to be paid, not later, |
i but now. |
: i t than has ever been done by any
' agency since the world began. .
In the destruction of life and prop
erty, even war scarcely outclasses it.
We have a few laws upon the sub
jeetr we have safety signs all along
the highways. We have admonitions
fjom officials, our friends, and our
folks to be careful. Hut we rush on,
cidy to go to the cemetery or to the
hospital. - ~ r +: "J' '
It seems that regardless of the law,
the admonitions, or the safety signs,
we almost all rush on, law or no law,
i dvice or no advice, signs or no signs.
t • may be permitted to enjoy such op
i pOrtunities the public libraries were
established. Every community needs
• its public library. The cost is smalt
in comparison to the benefits to be
i.' ? \
Williumston, nor Martin County,
lias no public library, excepting the
school libraries, which are intended
only for the youth.
I In this respect we are more back
j ward than our forefathers were 76
Sally Ann Bread
"First Aid to Hunger"
WINBORNE & CO.
Norfolk, Va., Cotton Suffolk, Va., Peanuts
They loan until you are ready to sell, 75
pei* cent "value on cotton and peanuts ship
ped to them. Holding charges lower than
Business and Correspondence Solicited
Suffolk Office— Star Bld'g. Factory Street.
years ago, when they found pleasure
and profit in giving enough of thoir
time to provide a library In this town.
Then the library commission held |
its regular meetings and made the
"library a success.
It might be hard to get a com
pany of our leading, citizens to spend
a little of tneir time and money to
provide a good clean place and plen
ty of good the upbuilding
of the town, /but it would be well
worth while. We don't mean build
ings or streets or automviDiles when
we say upbuilding of our town. We
The budget is always bobbing up.'
Every time you hear from one of these
modern statesmen, the preface and
postscript is "budget."
It sometimes looks like a polite
way of saying to the people that the
old folks were fools. So far as we
know, there is not a county nor a
city in North Carolina that has not
made its best guess as to its need for
each year as they rolled along, and!
that also assessed their property fori
taxes to meet same. They have, of j
course, made plenty of blunders, but,
when we consider that they had panics
and unforeseen complications which
have upset their guesses (now bud
gets) such tMurs will always hap
Of course, when we make up a gov-
ernmental budget, we are only figur
ing what we need and how we may
be able to meet such needs. And, nat
urally, good business men and wo
men can make better guesses, bet
ter estimates, or even better budgets,
than poor business men or women,
which makes us think, after all, that
what the great board of 'budgetarians'
are attempting to say Is to get bet
ter business folks to look after your
Most of the public debts, of this
country have been made within the
present decade. The land in this coun
try was cleared by our fathers with
tbeir own hands, our roads were
built by our fathers with their own
The old Tucker
home and lot, locat
ed on Watts and |
Ray Streets. This
property can be had
at a good bargain. _
See or Write
JOHN S. GURGANUS
026 Administrator 6t
WILLIAMSTON, N. C. ROUTE 3
is a Prescription for
COLDS, GRIPPE, FLU, DENGUE,
BILIOUS FEVER AND MALARIA
It Kills the Germs
THE ENTER PRJBK—W'U^IAM STfIN, N. C
are talking about brighter heads and
cicaner hearts '
Some strange! have expressed sur
prise that we are not using our city
building as a community center where
we can come together in other atti->.
tudes than that of pulling a few dol
lars rent from it.
We need the library all righ; all.
jjood Jowns hare them. If any one
wishes to assume the leadership for •
such a they would doubtless |
find a strong backing from most of
the people of the town.
hands, the bridges were built by them
f.lso, and though they were not so.
good as we have today, they were
l anded down to us free from debt or
shadow of encumbrance; and there is
where we forge I ahead of our fathers.^
We were smarter than they. .We
mortgaged everything we inherited
tx - om our forefathers; houses, lands,
reads, and bridges to improve the
same saif things they left us,
now we have better houses, nicer
lands, and better roads and bridges,
mostly belonging,"however, to New
York bondholders—which is alright:
these things are all worth what they
cost and Rut why speak so
disrespectfully and slanderously of
cuj governmental activities in town,
eounty, State, or nation. We came
BE near getting the 100 cents from
the dollars when the men of the past
were honestly gue. sing as we art' to
day when they are budgeting.
Under and by virtue of an order of
resale made by it judgment in the ftu
pi-rior court at the Martin Court,
1926, in an action entitled Mr. . Norta
STORING COTTON -
TO TAX PAYERS
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' THE 1926 TAX BOOKS ARE NbW OPEN,
AND WILL THANK THE GOOD PEOPLE TO
PAY SAME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, AS YOU
KNOW THE MONEY SITUATION IS BETTER
NOW THAN IN THE SPRING. YOU WILL
FIND MY OFFICE OPEN TO SERVE YOU.
THANKING YOU FOR YOUR PROMPT
ATTENTION, I AM,
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H. T. Roberson, Sheriff
Grimes vs. Harry Waldo, et als, the
undersigned commissioner will, on the
! 2£lh day of Nov., 1926, in front of
the courthouse door offer at public
sale to the highest bidder, for cash,
, the following described land:
Beginning at- the jnouth-nf _ Cabin
Branch, at the run of the said
I running nearly a north course,
''.rnierly Abner Brown's line, to the
mouth of Deep Run Branch; „thence
| uj, said branch to the fork; thence
i i early a northwest course along for
! ir.erly said Abner Brown's line, to a
| ccrner, a pine, Pugh's corner; thence
' along said Pugh's line to Jas. Brown's
line to a corner, a saw wood; thence
| idong said Brown's line nearly a
.-outheast course to tfce center of a
marsh, an ash and maple, a corner;
. thence up the various courses of said
marsh to a gum, a corner, Thos. Price,
a pine; thence along a line of marked
trees up the edge of said marsh nearly
i a north course to a pine standing in
the north of the branch, Benjamin
| Martin's'libel; thence up the said
1 branch to a corner, a maple; thence
. t > poles to the road, Benjamin Mar
, tin's corner, a pine standing on the
1 ! south side of the road; thence down
1 the said road towards Hamilton, to
j a white oak on the south side of the
I load towards Hamilton, to a white
! oak on the south side of the road,
Jarrod Manning's corner in John Hos
ii\- line; thence along Jordan Wat
son's line of marked trees to a cor
ner, an oak in J. Sherrod's corner;
. 111/ ici! along said Sherrod's line of
arked trees to a cypress nearly the
run of Conoho Creek; thence up the
various courses of said creek to the
fir.t station, containing acres,
more or less.
This the 9th day of November, 1926.
B. A. CRITCIIER,
r.12 2tw Commissioner.
NOTICE Of' SALE OF REAL ES
North Carolina—Martin County.
In the matter of Mamie Auabon and
husband, J. W. Ausbon, Herman
Moore, Leonard Moore, Jodie Hy*
man and husband, C. K. Hyman,
Edgar Hyman, Earl Moore and
'lara Moore, (he last three minors
by their guardian, G. C. Taylor,
Vancey Moore, Veima Moore, and
Lola Moore, the last three also
minors bv their guardian, Leonard
Moore, ex parte. «...
Pursuant to an order of resale made
ill the above entitled proceedings by
11. J. Peel, clerk of the superior court
on the 9th day of November, 1926,
, said land having been heretofore sold
or the 4th day of November, 1926,
and aa upset bid having been made as
allowed by law, the undersigned trus
tee will on Thursday, the 26th day of
November, 1926, at 12 o'clock m., in
front of the hereinafter described
premises in Poplar Point Township
.Lifer for sale to the highest bidder
for cash the following described real
estate, to wit:
Bounded on the north by W. S.
Thomas, on the east by J. C. Steven
; .son, and on the west by Nathan Ed
mendson, a part of which was inehrit
: ei' by G. W. Moore from his mother,
I Arlina Moore, and a part of which was
bought by G. W. Moore from Steven
son and Griffin, containing in the
whole 111 acres, more or less, and be
ing the same and identical land deeded
to Nannie L. Moore by her husband,
G. W. Moore, by deed dated November
11th, 1907, and of record in the pub
lic registry Of Martin County in book
SSS, a tpage 260, and being the
premises occupied by the late G. W.
This the 9th day of Nov., 1926.
ELBERT S. PEEL,
nl2 2tw * ' Commissioner.
NOTICE OF RESALE OF REAL
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained in a certain deed of
trust executed to the undersigned
The tax books of the Town of William
ston are now open. A discount of one per
" t' 1 " '■ " ' —-* "
cent will be given on all taxes paid in the
months of October and November. On all
taxes paid during 1 the month of January,
after the first day of that month, a penalty
of one per cent per month shall be charged.
On all taxes paid during the month of Feb
ruary, after the first day of that month, a
penalty of two per cent shall be added. On
'all taxes paid after the month of February,
jm additional penalty of one per cent for
each additional month of delay in settle
ment shall be charged. , t '
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Tliis the Bth day of October, 1926.
W. B. DANIEL, Tax Collector,
For Town of Williamston.
trustee by John E. Williams and wife,
Mary A. Williams, at the 2nd day of
November, 1923, and of record in the
public registry of Martin County, in
book N-2, at page 415, the said land
having been heretofore advertised
and sold under the said lien, and an
upset bid having been made as al
lowed by law and an order of resale
having been made, the undersigned
trustee will on Thursday, the 26th day
of November, 1926, at 12 o'clock m.,
in front of the courthouse door in the
town of Williamston, N. C., offer for
sale to the highest bidder for cash
the following decsribed real estate, to
Lying on both sides of the Atlantic
Coast Line Railroad near Wiltz Sid
ing, bounded on the north by the lands
c! Buck Williams, on the east by the
lands of Ransom Roberson, on the
south by the lands of J. M. Hoptrwell
and on the west by the lands of Noah
Roberson and Henry Reddick, contain
ing 50 acres, more or less, and being
the same land wl ereon John E. Wil
liams and wife, Mary A. Williams,
now live, and being the same land
willed to John E. Williams in the last
will of John D. Williams and Polly
This the 9th day of Nov., 1926.
ELBERT S. PEEL,
nl2 2tw Trustee.