Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bennett have
returned from Baltimore. They were
met in Aulander by William Carstar
Dr. Julian Baker, of Tarboro, was
a business visitor here Wednesday.
J. S. Peel and Joe Everett returned
today from Beaufort, where they have
been on a business trip.
Hubert Warren has returned from
Durham, where he has been spending
the holidays with his family. He will
be at home with Mr. and Mrs. K. B.
Ciawford until the end of the tobacco
Frank Hitch, of Windsor, visited
friends in town Wednesday.
Harold Everett and Bill Peel vis
ited in Norfolk this week.
Mrs. Percy Critcher, who visited
Mrs. R. S. Critcher, has returned to
her home at Lexington.
Joe Pender and James Herbert
Ward spent Monday in Henderson on
Dr. J. E. Smithwick, of Jamesville,
was a visitor here Wednesday.
Misses Annie Harper and Lucy
Claire Ivey went to Wilson yesterday
to visit Miss Haiper's parents dur
ing the week end.
Harry Biggs visited friends in Tar
Miss Elizabeth Warren, of Wash
ington, was in the city yesterday en
route to Plymouth.
-W. E. Tice, of Griffins Township,
was in town yesterday. »
Having this day qualified as ad
ministrator of the estate of J. B.
Nicholson, deceased, late of Martin
County, North Carolina, this is to
notify all persons having claims
«gair»t said estate to present them
for payment on or before December
7, 1927, or this notice will be plead
in bar of their recovery. All persons
indebted to the said estate will please
make immediate payment. .
This 7th day of December, 1926.
W. H. GUKKIN,
dlO 6tw Administrator.
Notice of Sale
OF VALUABLE PERSONAL PROPERTY
On Saturday, January 15th, at 10 o'-
clock, I will sell at my farm at Cross Roads
Church, near Everetts, for cash, to highest
bidder, the following personal property:
2 Mules, 1 Wagon, and all other
farming implements and corn, etc.
' V .
DON'T FORGET DATE AND PLACE
Mrs. W. F. Wynn
Statement of the Condition of ■ *
FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK
WILUAMSTON NORTH CAROLINA
AT CALL OF DECEMBER 31st, 1926* . i
. . RESOURCES . . - iiviiii iII « "
Loans and discounts $471,189.55 . .
IS lli ' - 1
fiSHST:7r-::::-r::rrr »S Hfeftr? m&Z
Cash and due from tonics 164,025.48 \
. . $831,634.42 \-J "" ' ' . • . *831,034.42
0 9 , ' ' r ■ *' . * s * - "
We have enjoyed serving you in and look for- DEPOSITS COM P A REI) * DIRECTORS
ward with greatest pleasure in serving you in the future. qi to* cava r,i? 77 nt- y i j i T .11
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Jno. D. Biggs, President C, D. Cartsarphen, jr., Cashier December 31,1926 72.U92.73 -F.I . 1 >ar 11 e»s Jav an Rogers J110.1). Biggs
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Society & Personals
Mrs. ELBERT S. PEEL, Editor .
Miss "Pee Wee" J'atkson has re
turned to her home in Plymouth aftei
visiting friends here for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. Hines, of Hamilton,
were in town yesterday.
Judge Smith and Henry Norman, of
JKobersonville, were in town Thursday.
Johnnie McAden, of South Hill, Va.,
has returned to be here until the end
of the tobacco season.
The Embroidery Club held its regu
lar meeting with Mrs. G. W. Hardison
on Tuesday afternoon. The pretty
Hassell home was made attractive
with house plants and glowing (ires
and an inviting place with the snow
and ice outside.
Mrs. R. A. Pope was the only spec
ial guest of the hostess, who served
a delicious salad course.
MRS. WATTS HOSTESS TO
TWENTIETH CENTURY CLUB
Mrs. W. B. Watts was a charming
hostess to the Twentieth Century Club
Wednesday afternoon at her home in
As soon as the guests and members
of the club arrived Mrs. Watts, assist
ed by her little daughter, Gwen, serv
ed tea, English style and tomato and
The meeting was called and a pro
gram rendered on the mineralogy of
North Carolina. Mrs. C. 0. Pardo
read a paper site had prepared on the
"Value and Merits of Minerals of
Mrs. S. R. Biggs had a reading, and
Mrs. J. G. Gj&iard had prepared in
teresting current events, which she
The hostess, with her little daugh
ter, served ice cream, chocolate cake;
suited nuts, and mints.
Having this day qualified as execu
tor of the estate of William A. Hardi
son, late of aMrtin County, all pers
ons holding claims against said es
tate are hereby notified to file same
for payment with me on or before
January 4, 1928 or this notice will be
plead in bar of their recovery. All
perrons indebted to said estate will
plase come forward and make im
mediate payment of same.
This the 4th day of January, 1927.
W. R. HARRINGTON,
THE ENTERPRISE—WILXiAMSTON, N. C.
MRS. BETTIE BARNHILL
ENTERTAINS WITH DINNER
Robersonville, Jan. 14.—(Special to
The Enterprise.)—On Tuesday even
ing Mrs. Bettie Barnhill in her charm
ing way, entertained a few of her
friends at a delightful and much-en
joyed dinner party. The invited
guests were Mr. H. C. Hainer, of
Canada, Misses Annie Lanier Phillips
and Elizabeth Shaw, of Lumberton,
Miss Helen Clark, of Lewiston, Miss
Agnes Jenkins, of Ayden; Messrs, W.
J. Little and George Everette, of Rob
ersonville. Rook was enjoyed through
out the evening.
RE SALE OF VALUABLE FARM
Under and by virtue' of the author
ity conferred upon us in a deed of
trust executed by L. D. Roebuck and
wife, Hannah Roebuck on the 30th
day of March, 1923, and recorded in
book of mortgages 0-2 page 535, we
will on the 13 day of January 1927,
at 12 o'clock noon at the Courthouse
door in Williamston, Martin County,
soil at public auction for cash to the
highest bidder, the following lan-*
All that certain tract or parcel of
land lying and being in Roberson
ville township, Martin County, North
Carolina, bounded on the North by
the lands of Mrs. Jane Carson, the
school lot and the National' Highway;
on the East by the lands of W. A.
Nelson and Joe Bryan, on the South
by the A. C. L. Railroad anil E. -E.
Powell, H. Ward, E. C. Speight and
G. C. James, on the West by the
lands of Church Crisp, N. O. VanNort
wick the public st reet and the school
lot, containing 6*.76 acres, more or
less'and being the same land deeded
to Hannah Roebuck by J. A Mlzelle,
trustee, and more particularly de crib
ed as follows, to-wit:
Beginning at W. A. Nelson's cor
ner in the ditch, thence S. 77 E 11.10
the domer ofß/004 Poim
The little scratches, cuts or hruises that you Met
today may land you in the hospital tomorrow.
Guard against the danger of infection hy using
Hanford's Balsam of Myrrh.
1' '* antiieplic, preventing blood poisoning from
c ut * nr >d all open wounds, beside* being un ideal rub-
SjS f bing liniment for itmins nrd (.prjinv I Ist il to reliexc
SCT 11 the paint of lame back, lumbago, rheumatism, etc.
ty l *] [J Have a bottle always ear you >'• home and at
■*B'- lj work—
S£ !j HANFORD'S
Hanford's IJalsam of M>rrli it
35e a bottle, also put up in 35e, 65c and JI.JS
Look for tkit ti/.ei, especially adapted for uso
package. on domes! ic animals.
> USR IT POR THE HARD CMj:S
I chains, thence S. 5 W. 2.60 chains,
! thence S. 85 W. 16.40 chain.", thence
|N. 2 1-2 W. 4.37 chain.s, thence S.
■ 69 1-4 E. 1.60 chains, thence N 23 E.
I 7 chains, thence N. 42 W. 5,25 chains,
| thence. • N -21 3-4 E. 11.67 chain?,
| thence S. 68 E. 2.i10 chains, thence.-N
1 21 3-4 E. 71 links, thence' "'S »>8 E.
I 2 chain.s, thence N. 21 3-1 E. 4.70
| chains, thence S. 75 3-4 E. 13.40
I chains, thence S. 14 1-4 W. 24.10
I chains to the beginning.
The above land was sold on the
20th day of November 1926, at which
salsi R. L. Coburn became the last
and highest bidder at the price of
$, r ,OOO. within ten days fin in saiil
. date the above bid was rai ed by a
deposit of, 5 percent of the price with
| the Clerk of the Court by The Itoy
sler Guano Company whereupon the
said )and was ordered resold.
This the 22 day of December, 1926.
FIRST NATIONAL CO.,
INC., OF DURHAM,
d3l 4tw Trustee.
Formerly First. National Trust Co.,
Durhani, N. C.
> NOTICE OF SALE 01 I.ANO
, Under and by virtue of a judgment
, of the superior court of Mm tin conn
s ty, made in the action entitled I-Vd
i e:al Land Hank of Columbia, v., i, A.
, Sykes, et al =, same being No. • .
J special proceedings docket; the un
, tdersigned commissioner will on Mon
day February, 7th, 1927, in front of
' the Court House Door in •the Town of
f Williamston, N. C. offer for sale to
.; the. highest bidder for eu h, that i t
, talti tract or parcel of land 1\ inif and
1 i being in Jamesville Township, Marl.in
, | County, North Carolina, and more
particularly described as follow
A tract of land in Martin County.
( i.Jamesville Township, North 'Caro
lina adjoining the lands of the Denni-
I Simmons Lumber Company, .1. Z.
, Drown, J. O. Sexton, and Theo. Lonir.
. conUdtifcur Six Hundred Kijrht'y Kiirht
I (088) 7Veres and being (lie same land
p j conveyed „to L.. A. Svkes by J.
|"j Urown by deed dated Dec., 20th,
1928 and of record in thu public rein
try df Martin County in I look Y 1 /it
page 37. Heinp described by met»>
and bounds and distances by rmvp on
i file with Federal Land linnk. of CM
umbia, Made by A. Corey, C I . on
June, 15th, 19 Iff.
At this sale the- succ. siful bidder
v-.-ill be required to d posit with the
commissioner 10 per cent of the a
mcunt bid for the land. f .
Ist day o: .hinuary 1927.-
" T; - WHEELEIi MARTI N,.
1-7-4 __ Commissioner
•* In The Superior, Court
J. VS. Daili y, Hitni. oi, l.li. estate of
Anfanda 4!ailey, deceased,
.1 G. Dai ley,. A.' W. I'.ailey, Henry
I'ailcy, Marcellio ("oftrain. \V, 11. Col
ts-am, lirula Hogdrson Arden Roger
i-on Sarah Kogenion, Harrj Uogeri-on."
«• lia \\ illiuiiis and others.
The Defendant Mary li ; Hoard
v.'ill sake notice that an act e j nTft 1- ■
e.l as .diovo has been comnieiu'ed in
the Suprrh.r Court of Martin County,
North .Carolina for the purpfise of
si Ilini! the l»nds.belonging to Amanda
n. ed, for a ft : an.!
111 cl low Front Si ores - .
Judge Value by Quality
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tpric-Y.i-, fati-) California, lafte em : ' J-.,| v ;, r ,i ucil ' C M /Oi 'li
I ild. ; Whole-liced I'ine.n pie. \... >I 2 rail. :\U-' „ , , . „ ~ , . , „ . ;
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u ~ , , „ r— 1 raiuo-X lJ't ic-an S»a.'. r hct li.
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61c 26c 51c 10c
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the said defendant will further take
notice that -she -ij. required to appear
bu'ore-R. J. Peel, Clerk of the Su
perior Court o? Martin County iit his
oil ice in \V iliiiimston, NV C. on the
-f; li day of' Jan. 1927 and aWwcr or
utinui: to the uf the plain
. till, or tli£ plaiiitilf will apply to the
;iourt for the "relief demanded in the,
Yhi.- the 24tl> day il l>.4\ 192).
K I'l l l„ Clerk,
17 4 ' .S'iperiiir Court. '
.NO i H li Hi- SA t.l-i
i ndcr and ItyAit>tui-S»f*tho atftnor
i.i" e loii.ai'oid in thill -e.-r'aiii deed of
tia t executed to the uii'lv.rsiirned
i .. 1,--., on t'oe' I Ith day of May. U>2 t.
I. 1 . Ha,.-, 11, ami of record in 'Jie
j.■ 111!ic re-'i-try of Miirtin ('■ i.ity ill
l'"jnl\ ■V v 'J at 1 >;i «■' 4 If,, i i"ie ! of
t uit luivini; !« iii «'iven to e.-mr a
i i rtaiii hotid of .-%.■ n '.a • aad tc.un
lla icwilh, an l-'hi * (iu r.i. 'i e .n-.
tained in ,-anl I of nt me luiv-,-i
ilMf been Ciliv.plie 1 1 .. mi at ! h* '
request of the parties interested, the
undersigned ru tee will on Friday,
February, 4th, 1927, at 12 o'clock
M. in frbnt of the Court House Door
in ttie Town of VV'illiam'ton, N. C.
offer for sale at public auction to the
' Liirhcyj. bidder for the follow*
injr, described real estate: * «.
A lot in the Town of Williahlston,
North Carolina adjoining the lands of
J. 1.. Hassell and bounded as follows:
IV.erjnninir at a pot in the JWfuth
l a t roriiiT "of J. I. Ha.ipellV front
j: r.l- i n Smithwi'ck Street, running
lii/wn .ti l Street MO feet to a corner,'
a pot' at Academy Street, runninK
tl'f-nee a Southwe. ». course fi 10 feet
A'' adfiny Stnvt to a corner, a
p,•'-t at. Ilassell S* r>t, running thence
Northwest cii'ur i: lln feet alonr
I'as'-ell Slii: t to a corner in .1. L.
11,'til'. lit?'' in'Nor'h Kfl t course
.".in feet-to the beinninit «>il Smithwick
Thi- th> ::rd day of 3anujM - y, |!>S!7.
V. ririn.l K M \TITIN, -
)7 |t * Trustee.