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- County Baptist
Sunday Schools
Are Organized
Meeting Held at the
Everetts Church Last
Sunday Afternoon
Last Sunday afternoon representa
tives from the Baptist Sunday schools
in Martin' County met with the Ever
etts Baptist Church for the purpose
of organizing a Baptist Sunday school
convention in this county.
Quite large number of people
from all parts of the county were
v present, and the organization was per
fected under the direction of Mr. lloy
D. Clarke, educational director of re
ligion for the Baptists in the Roan
oke Association.
The superintendent for the organi
zation was Mr. Paul SaWbury, of
Hamilton, and the secretary was Mr.
Paul Bailey, of Everetts. Other olfi
cers were elected for the various sec
tions of the work.
As this meeting was given over
largely to organization, the first reg
ular meeting with program will be
held with the Baptist Church of Ham
ilton on the afternoon of the first
Sunday in June, at 3 o'clock.
Those attending the meeting at
Everetts from Williamston included
Mrs. Fannie S. ,Biggs, Miss Mattie
Lou Rodgerson, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh
Holloman, Miss Carrie Deß White,
Mr. Andrew £ummerlin, Mr. and Mrs.
.. John D. Biggs, and Mr. and Mrs. B.
S. Courtney and Furney Howard. Rev.
C. H. Dickey, of the local Baptist
church, accompanied the delegates.
Oak City Negroes
in a Free-For-All
Oak City was the scene of a cut
ting, clubbing, and shooting frolic
Sunday night, when John and Norman
Jones got into combat with Ben Fur
vis, Spencer Hyman, and Thurston Hy
man. All the participants are col
The row apparently occured over
some gasoline, yet some suggestion
cf a woman in the case appeared.
At any rate, things got lively when
one of the Jones succeeded in slip
ping a knife blade in Purvis' shoul
der and some of the gang tried out
a Coca-Cola bottle on Jones' cranium,
which produced plenty of blood but
nc broken bones. The fun, however,
iid not reach its full blast until a
gun flashed anil the noise aroused the
town. The load took effect in the calf
of Thurston Hyman's leg. The shot
was very amall chilled shot, so small
that they ilid not go very deep. This
shot did not end the fight, for anothei
crash came, this time the load of shot
struck Bpencer Hyman in the back
and right side; and then came an
other, at such close range that the
load tore through his right thigh, bu%
not deep enough to do very much
No arrests had been made up to
yesterday .afternoon.
Sparrow Caught Here
From Pennsylvania
On August 7, 1926, James Spear
ph.ced a band of the Biological Sur
vey around an English Sparrow's leg
at Wallingford, Pa. Just what course
the bird took from that city is not
known. The next thing heard of the
bird was when Mr. Simon D. Perry,
of Williamston rotfte 4, trapped it in
a deadfall the early part of this
During the heavy snow, Mr. Perry
prepared a deadfall at the request ofj
his children, and it was then that the
Pennsylvania Sparrow revealed his
identity. The band bore the stamp of
the Biological Survey, Washington, D.
C. and through the number, 181,062,
OIJ the band the bird's course was
partly traced.
One of the Greatest Picture#
•ver filmed.
John Barrymore
Free ticket for Fri
day at Wednesday
Always Good Show
Start 2-Weeks Term
Court Here Monday
Judge Reviews
Crime History
States that 98 of Every
100 Criminals Are
Never Punished
Judge Romulus A. Nunn opened his
frr?t term of court In Martin County
Monday morning, with State Solicitor
Gilliam prosecuting the docket. This
term 1s for the trial of both criminal
and civil cases.. The civil calendar 1
will begin tomorrow.
Judge Nunn gave a considerable his-1
tory of crime in the world today. He
said that there is about 10,000 mur
ders in the United States each year;
that in 20 years past therehave been
175,000 murders and of that vast num
ber only 1,500 have been executed by
hanging or electrocution. According
to his figures, about 20,000 of the mur
derers have died; another 18,rtOO are
now in prison, with 135,000 of them
still at large and going free among
other men in the country; that there,
arc 50,(KM) more murderers at large j
in the United States than there arej
policemen in every town and city in |
the nation.
Continuing, there are 10,000 more
murderers going at large than our en-!
tire standing army; and there ure'
more people who haVe committed mur
der in the United States than then* j
are prisoners in every jail, lock-up, or
penitentiary, national, State, and mu
While we had 10,000 murders in
1924, England had 100 and France had I
400. We had 80,000 burglaries find
61',000 robberies. England and Wales
had ,211, anil France had 47.
In North Carolina, crimes are just
a little above the high average for
the United States.
It is claimed by the leading au
thorities that a majority of those who
commit capital felonies *are never de
tected, and only 2 per cent are pun
ished. That is, 98 of every 100 people
who commit arson, rape, murder, or
burglary are never punished. Judge
Nunn said the crime of burglary has |
increased IHOO per cent in 10 years.
The judge went far enough to clear-1
ly intimate that society neods more
protection today than prisoners; more 1
penal institutions, and fewer hotels
for prisoners. We have made prison
life so attractive that men are break-!
inu in rather than breaking out. Ho
commended the law of New York,
which inflicts unpardonable life iin- j
prsonment oiv~flny person for his 1
fourth conviction of any crime for a
The jurist stated that the old say
ing, ''lt is better for 99 guilty persons {
to escape than for one innocent man !
to be punished" has been the cause of
much leniency by jurors.
He said that the countries which'
have fewest cf the major offences are 1
diligent in meting out sure and just
punishment for the crimes. In Amer-1
ica, it is quite different. We use the
modern method, get them loose and
lei them kill again.
Judge Nurfn took very little time
in charging the grand the
minor issues or crimes, simply in
structed them in their duties and the
dignity of their position.
The jury is composed of L. 11. Har
rison, formean; W, A. Brown, Alex
Peal, R. A. Edmondson, Arnold L.
Uoberson, J. D. Woolard, G. I). Ward,
G. A. Pel, J. F. Weaver, J. H. Ayers, j
li. L. Smith, M. E. Koberson, Augus-i
luu Williams, J. E. Congleton, W. S. j
Gurganua, Jno. W. Green, C. O. Moore >
and L. H. Rouse.
Baptists to Have
Pre-Easter Revival
Following a custom of many years,!
th* pastor of the Memorial Baptist!
Church of Williamston has asked his j
church to make plans for a two-weeks
revival meeting to he held just before
Accordingly, the time has been ar
langed, the preacher engaged, and the
meeting is for the first time publicly
I Piinounced.
The special preacher for these meet
ings is Mr. A. O. Moore, of Salisbury, i
He is pastor of the First Baptist
Church of that city, which is a great
and growing church. Mr. Dickey was
in Salisbury last year while Rev.
Moore was conducting his own reviv
al. and heard him preach in his own
church. From hearing him in his own
revival, Mr. Dickey was so charmed by
his preaching that he wanted him for
tlie people of this section.
It is a soltyce of great gratification
to the local Paptist people to be able
to announce, therefore, that Mr. Moore
,*fll come to Williamston and Martin
County for a revival meeting just be
fore Easter. -
Mr. Oharllc Barclay made a business
trip to Coleraine today.
Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina, Tuesday, March 22,1927
Seine Fishing: Starts
on the Old Roanoke
Seine fishfrtg started in the
Koanoke at Jumesville yesterday
morning after a few days' de
lay caused by hitch water.
The catcher were reported to
be small and that the fishermen
had much trouble with snags
and logs in the river. The seine
was completely torn in two once
when it was caught ovej a log.
After two hours, however, the
break was mended and fishing
started anew.
Each year thousands of peo
ple visit the fisheries on the
Koanoke and this season will see
a like number going to see the
fish trapped by the thousands.
'Messrs. Fleming and Massed
operate the fisheries at James
Officers Seize
Several Stills
One Found on Platform
in Turkey Swamp
Friday Morning
Deputy Sheriff Grimes and P. A. j
liallard, while hunting in Turkey j
sv.-amp last Friday, found a big still j
luilt on a platform with water all j
around it. The water was not very
dtvp -however, but it was deep enough
to hinder parties in their search for
stills. The kettle was bricked suitable
for a permanent service and was
warm when the officers arrived, it
having been fired a few hours earlier.
The output of the still had been re
h cved and only nine barrels of beer
awaited the distiller's hand. I
Last Sunday Sheriff ltoobuck was
asked to look in a certain wood for!
moonshiners. He took Policeman
Hardy, of Everetts, along and after'
a few miles drive they took a side
road into the ■ Gre&t"Branch section
of Itober.-onville township. The con-'
flit ion of the road forced them to
park their car and set out from there
on foot. Right near where they park
ed their car they found another which
they guessed belonged to rum runners.
They took the number of the car and ■
c ontinued their journey in search of I
tlii reported still. A 60-gallon copper
, outfit and 700 gallons of beer const!-!
l tuted their fin* catch. A few hundred j
yards away they made a second !atch,'
but all the beer had been worked up I
and the still was bare.
Further information coupled with
newer circumstances cleared the park
id car from all suspicion. *
It. L. Hight Found Dead
In a Plymouth Hotel
R. L. Hight, middle-aged white man, |
wa* found d»ad in the hotel at Ply-
I mouth yesterday morning shortly af
ter seven o'clock. While no cause for;
his death could be assigned, it is
tliought that an over-indulgence in
the use of liquor brought his life to
an unexpected close. The man had
dressed and was returning to his room
when he fell dead in one of the hotel's
Mr. High, for the past 15 years,
worked with the Western Union Tele
graph company, serving as a lines
man. About three weeks ago he lost
j ins job with that company, and since
that time he has been unemployed, ac
cording to information coming from
Plymouth. Instructions as to the dis
posal of the body were awaited this
morning by an undertaking establish
-1 rrent in Plymouth.
! , -
Charlotte Man is New
Pardon Commissioner
Governor McLean has appointed
Eduin Bridges, of Charlotte, pardon
commissioner to take ttye place of
Hoyle Sink, who was appointed full
time emergency judge. Mr. Bridges
|is a Virginian, but has been practic- :
king law in Charlotte since his return
from the World War.
Mrs. Maggie Griffin
Died Last Sunday
Mrs, Maggie Griffin, of Smith-'i
wick creak, died last Saturday morn
ing from en attack of pneumonia.
Mrs. Griffin was .bfore her marriage
a Miss Woolard, of Beaufort county. !
Mrs. Griffin was 65 years old and re
suled in Beaufort courrty until her (
t larriage to the late John R. Griffin. I
She leaves three sons, two daughters, I
several grand children, three brothers !
and a sister.
Interment was made in the Griffin
burying ground near her home Sunday
afternoon. , „ ' f
Proceedings of
Superior Court
to Noon Today
Jury Will Get Murder
Case About 3:30
in Afternoon
The first case to reach the jury
of the prasent term superior court
was a charge of burglary against
William Taylor, Tom Fleming and \
Wright Smith. Early in this month J
Ihty broke Into a smoke house and
stole 18 hams. They carried the ,meat
to Greenville, where they'tried to sell
it. Failing thete they went to Ayden
and while they were selling ham at
10 cents a pound, the buyers were
tipping-off the police. Neither of the
defendants had a lawyer and each
cross examined the State'- witnesses,
and then told the story for lumself. j
Each of the defendants tried to make
tht story a little better for himself, i
l iving his accomplices to foot the
I penalty. Taylor described his actions
j as he peeded into the residence of j
i Tom Brown, owner oft he meat,
( while the others were doing the steal-'
ing. It seemed thai Smith remained
i.t the car while the others went to
the smoke house.
The jury found no trouble in eon
, vieting the defendants and all were
A'ivt 11 road sentences of six months
The second jury case was against
Jones for driving an automobile
! while drunk. He was convicted but
>up to time of our going to press
sentence h:ul not' been pronounced.
.This case war. appealed from the re
corder's court where It was heard
several months ago.
I>oll Purvis plead guilty to stealing
Frank Weaver's chickens and was
required to pay for the fowls and to
pay the cost of the case. His case
came from the recorder's court.
The first case called this morning
was that aguinst Joseph Hollis, charg
ed with killing John Keel at the
home of Honry Mullock the early part
of lust month. A .venire of 25 men had
been summoned to appear at 9:30
und it only .required a short time to
seloct the 12 men who are to pass on
Hollis' fate.
The State put on Henry Mullock
and I*. A. Mallard, after which tho
| s olicitor for the State resfted. The de- 1
ftnse put on 2) witnesses, the large
number being used mainly to prove
that Keel had threatened the life of 1
Hollis and to prove the good char-'
after of the defendant and the bad ,
1 character of Keel.
The general trend of the testimony
sltowad that ill feelings had existed
■ between Hollis and Keel, that Keel
; made 'threats, that Hollis fortifitd
himself with bullets and pistol and;
' went two miles from his home to that j
I of Mullock where he remained half
i an hour when Keel who lived a hun
! dred yards away came in and .seeing
Hollis demanded a reckoning. Hollis
went from the dining room to the hall
where Keel was and where the killing
recurred, and where the shot man
talked little. Hollis claimed to have
been greatly frightened and hardly
knew what he was doing. He stated
j that Keel struck him with an axe
| handle which was shown in cOurt. He
| was knekod down , ami he thinks
I Keel was beating him when he shot
him. Keel was shot in the head, the
ball glancing and going in the wall of
the house. The bullet that killed the
man uccording to testimony of Hal-'
lard, State':) witness, and Dr. Rhodes, |
struck Keel in the lower part of his j
neck ranging downward about fifteen
inches finally crossing the back ,bone I
to the left side where it was cut out
three and a half inches from the
backbone. This shot. paralyzed thrf
man and caused his death a ferw hours
It was shown during the trial that
Hollis could have gotten out of the
house without passing Keel, who was
described as backing baek while Hollis
was advancing on him.
The case will go to the jury at
3:30 this afternoon.
The c:ise of .9late against Hyman
n:i ! Ormond, charging them with
forgery, will be called immediately
following the Hollis murder case.
Roanoke River Alloted
$2,700 by Government
The War Department has Just an- '
pounced the allotment of fumls for
the rivers of North Carolina for the
1 fiscal year ending June 80, 1928. All
(of the allocation is for maintenance
1 except that part which will be neces
sary to complete the Hyde County cut
sof the Inland waterway. A total of
; *794,750 has been set aside for all of
the waterways of the State, but the
first congressional district gets $677,-
100 of that amount.
Representative Lindsay Warren
(rives the allocations in this district as
Inland waterway, Norfolk to Beau
fort (Hyde County), $560,000; Tar
and Pamlico Rivers, $16,500; Meherrin
River, $2,700; Scuppernong River, $2,-
700; Roanoke River, $2,700; Swan
Quarter to Deep Bay, $2,600.
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County Tobacco
Increased Twen
With an estimated increase of
30 per cent, Martin Coanty will
have 16,150 acres of tobacco this
year. This estimated increase,
coming from a large number of
farmers throughout the section,
will take place in those sections of
the county where the acreage of
cotton has been greatly reduced.
Within the past several da>a-'Some
Teachers Hold Last
Meet of School Year
r >
No Shortage in
Tobacco Plants
*' According to statements made
by about 40 farmers throughout
this section, no shortage in to
bacco plants is expected- this
season. The beds are expected
to care for the demand even in
the face of an anticipated acre
age. Reports hold that the
plants in the majority of cases
are a bit ahead of the season in
Begins Series
Services 28th
Rev. James E. VV. Cook,
(ireenville Rector,
Will Preach
The Episcopalians are looking for
ward to the evangelistic services to
be conducted in the Episcopal church
the week of March 2&th-April 3rd.
Special prayer set vices ure being
held this week and much interest in
the approaching mission has been
created. The preacher, Rev. James E.
W. Cook, is un exceptionally fine one.
Itev'. Mr. Cook is favorably known
throughout the State of North Caro
lina as one of the best preachers in
the Episcopal church. In the Masonic
circles he ranks high, being the Grand
lecturer of the Grand Ixxlge of Mas
ons in North Carolina. A very signal
honor was mx'ntly conferred on him
when he was elected to receive the
thirty-third degree of Masonry. Mr.
Codk is a member of the Greenville
Kiwunis club and will on next Wed
nuMtty night preach a sermon es
pecially to Kiwanians. On Friday
night the Kkewarkee Ijodgeof Masons
will attend the service in a body.
Tuesday morning at 10:15, Mr. Cook
will the Williamston school
during chapel hour.
The Rector, vestry and members of
the Episcopal church cordially urge
the cooperation of all the church
people of the town and community.
Services will be each night at
eight o'clock, beginning Monday
Murch 2Kth. Morning services will be
rnnounced later.
Considering Selection
New Fair Manager
While no successor has been named
to take the place of Mr. H. M. I'oe,
late manager of the ltoanoke Fair, the
names of several applicants are now
ibefore the association, and an ap
pointment is expected wtihin the next
few days. The officials of the associa
tion are giving the selection of a new
manager much consideration in an ef
fort to hold the fair up to its present
iiigh standurd.
According to an official of the asso
ciation, preparations for the fair next
lull are being carried on ready for the
new manager when he is named with
in the next few days. Hefore the
ueath of Mr. Poe, many of the fair's
contracts had been signed, moat of
the number including features now
playing the fairs in the far South. It
is likely that these contracts will hold,
I»ut what they include has not
boen announced by the association.
M E. Bundy is Now
k Head Hertford Schools
A late issue of the Hertford News
carries a Prof. Edgar E.
Bundy, which was taken just as he
met a bunch of his school children at
Hertford during the recentj big snow
utorgi. The picture looks almost as
much like a snow manias it does Mr.
Buirty, and it is quite evident that he
net too large a crowd of the children
at one time.
Professor Bundy was for several
year* superintendent of the William
ston schools, and is now superintend
ent of Hertford County schools as well
as head of the city high school of
less.than a hundred farmers in
this and Washington t'ouaty .have
given the reports as gathered by
them in their respective sections,
and in each case the increase in
acreage ranges from l.~> to 23 per
cent. Using the average yield per
acre of last year, the 1927 crop
will amount to around 10,239,100
Held Friday in
Schools All Over County
Well Represented by
The last teachers' meeting of the
year was held when 80 of the county's
teachers anil 40 members of the vari
ous school committees met in Rober
sonville last Friday afternoon.
Mr. K. 1. Leake, principal of the
Kobersonville schools, opened this, the
largest meeting of the teachers this
year. The Rev. Mr. Harrell, of the!
Kobersonville Christian Church, read
tlx Scriptural lesaon, and Rev. Mr.
Mason led the assemblage in prayer.
After the minutes had been read and
approved, several business matters re
lltting to school work were brought up
am! a number of changes, made. The '
county commencement, which takes
place here the 22nd of next month, was j
given a few minutes discussion. After j
several suggestions were made, the
dates for the ((roup and general com
mencements were moved up a day in
each case. The group center com
mencements will be held in Hamilton
on the Bth of April, and in Jamesville
on Friday, Apr if 16; the county-wide
commencement taking place here on
the 22nd instead of the 23rti.
Delegates to the North Carolina
Teachers' Kducational Association
were appointed by the body. To the
superintendent's sect fen, Mr. R. A.
Pope, county superintendent, was ap
pointed. Professor Ainsley, of the
Oak City schools, will represent the
principals and high schools at the
ineoting in Raleigh. Miss Rebecca
Former, of the Fveretts school, will j
represent' the grammar grades, and
M iases Annie llarpcr, of WiUiumtrton,
. nd Essie Jordan, ot Jamesville, and
Mrs. Ruth Itrown Winslow, of Cold
Point,.wore appointed to represent the
primary departments. Miss Klizabeth i
Jones, of the Oak City schools music
department, was chosen from that
field. The meeting begins in Raleigh
Id morrow and continues through Frr
ilay. Some of the country's best edu
c!. to is will appear and talk to the
hundreds of teachers present. The
interchange of ideas among the vari
ous members of the appointed groups
will be one of the main features of the
meeting. .
For the past seevraJ years, our
county has been ably represented at
thrfse State meetings, and the reports
I rought back by the delegates have
been of much help to the members of
the county teaching staff. Heretofore,
these reports have been given by the
delegates at the regular teacher's
meetings, but this year the delegates
will write their reports, which will be
placed before the teachers of the
county through a medium selected by
the county superintendent. Superin
tendent Perpe stated late yesterday
that it might be advisable to call an
other county meeting of the teachers
and have the reports placed before
them in that manner. While another
meeting of the teachers is highly spec
ulative, the need of one was stressed
in the office of the superintendent; but
if other methods of distributing the
delegates' reports are decided upon,
no meeting will be held. ~"
TV program, while it was a bit
long, was varied and made interest
ing by a number of demonstrations
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Town Team Loses
Rocky Mount Y.
The local town team lost in u prac
tice game With the Rocky Mount "Y"
team in Rocky Mount lart. night 4K
-36. Jimmy Simpson for the Y played
n fcplwdid game and to him hiti team's
win Is due. Jimmy Brown and Gay
lord for the locals were high scorers.
Rocky Mount ia to play Charlotte
next Friday night for the State
championship and It was for that
team to keep in practice that the k>-
 uls visited there laat night. A much
lbrger score wa# expected, and the re
sult of the game in a credit to the
local tomcat*.
Advertisers Will Find OoA Cot
nmna a Latchkey to
Homes of Martin Canty.
Womans Club,
Re views Work*
Heads of Departments
Make Reports; New
Officers Elected
Kobersonville, March 21.(Special to
The Enterprise.)—Th« regular month
ly meetingfof the Robe rsonvi lie Wo
man's Club was held in the home eco
nomics room of the school building at
the usual time, the secoifd Tuesday
afternoon in March. The president
turned the first part of the meeting
oyer to Miss Trentham, the efficient
county home agent. She displayed
steam-pressure cookers and explained
their use. She then placed a three
ytar-old uncooked hen, dressed whole,
rnd a quart of uncooked navy beans,
in one of the cookers, put it on the
stove, and stated that the food would
be done within 45 minutes after the
needle on the pressure gauge reached
•15 pounds' pressure. She then gave a
' shoit talk on home gardening, after
which the-club hud a business session.
March, being the end of the local
I club year, all officers,'chairman of de
partments and standing committees
gave reports of the past year's work.
The treasurer reported $114.82
j turned in, SS2.I'M paid out, balance on
j hand $62.27; also more plan S2O health
fund derived from the sale of Christ
i mas seals, of which Mrs. G, H. Cox
acted as chairman. The ways and
means committee reported $71.02
raised. The membership committee
I leperted several new members added
during the year, including Mrs. W. I*.
! S.tmner, Mrs. R. K. Adkins, Mis.
j Ethner Anderson, Mrs. John lfailey,
and Mrs. linrrell.
| The publicity committee, through its
j clu'.irmun, reported that reports of *
meetings were sent to the News & Ob
server, M to the Williamston Enter
prise, 9 to the Kobersonville Herald,
t no 4 to the Kobersonville 'Pimes. ,\\>
* ice's of meetings have beeff"pUbli.shi»d
in the lleralll and announced in the
local churches. The corresponding seo
j relary reported 50 letters received and
15 written.
Keports of Mrs. I. M. Little, chair
j nan of music and art; and Mrs. Abram
I lioberson, chairman of home econorn
| ics and public welfare, who could not
be present on account of illness, were
deferred until the April meeting. Mi-.
William Gray, chairman of literature'
[end civics, rrported that three pro
grams had been prepared for the year,
the first of which was interrupted by
a storm. The December program was
a study of North Carolina writeis,
j and the February meeting brought
Mips Mury Flournoyj of.the~-.StatM Li—
j fcrary Commission, to thc_dub with
a splendid message on public libraries
| and how to enlarge our school library
! for public use.
The special library committee Ye
ported a meeting held'and plans made
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Large Shipment Kitchen
! Cabinets to Local Store
One of the largest shipment,s of
kitchen cabinets ever to Ue shipped in
to Williamston at one time arrived
here the latter part of last week. The
shipment constituted almost a solid
ehi of the famous Seller; cabinets.
Mr. B. S. Courtney, the purchaser,
litn'ted 11kiit the appearance* of tile
American kitchen are fast becoming
the topics in American housekeeping.
Those who recall the old-time kitchen
with the glaring oak woodwork, wood
en sink, and red table cloth remem
ber also what a relief it was when the
glistening white kitchen, so spie and
span, was introduced. It seemed thut
| the very limit in kitchen beauty had
j been reached. Then on top of that
I enterprising and alert manufacturers
i have produced the kitchen cabinet.
Today the cabinet holds an elevated
position over the first designs, and
the carload shipment includes the very
latest. ■>
These new style cabinets are being
shown by Mr. Courtney at his furni
ture Store here and they are well
worth a visit. Certainly with the new
1 kitchen sets and new "homey" effects,
it won't be long before the practice
jof "eating in the kitchen" will be
ouite plausible. It might not be for
| t.ll the meals of a day but for after
noon tea, buffet supper, and the like.
Ftiils to Get Proper
S Introdution at Meet
Oak City, March 22.—Thbutgh a
misunderstanding the Oak City School
board failed to get proper introduction
at the teachers' meeting ait Rober
ronvill: Friday afternoon. Therefore
I take this opportunity; and with
great pleasure, of introducing Messrs.
N. F. Brown, chairman, J. »A. Everett,
secretary, T. H. Johnson and T. H.
Council, whom I comniend aa being
one of the most cooperative, loyal and
handsome boards of Martin county.
H. M. Ainnley,
P '

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