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Mrs. Mark Kuffln, Mrs. Roy Bell,
and Mrs. W. L. Pave, of * Tarboro,
spent Thursday with Mrs. J. H. Britt.
Dr. William E. Warren and Harry
A. Biggs left yesterday for Washing
ton, D. C., to attend the sessions of
the American Medical Association,
which meets there this week. Dr.
Warren is a representative from the
North Carolina Medical Society.
Mix Annie Kin law, chief operator
of the Carolina Telephone Co., of
Tarboro, is spending several days in
the local office of the company.
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Brown and
daughter, Thelma, and Mr. and Mrs.
A. R. Dunning will attend the spring
Shrine Ceremonial in Goldflboro this
■iaa Carrie Dell White spent the
week end in Greenville with her sis
ter, Mrs. Charles Pruitt
Mrs. K. B. Crawford will leave on
Thursday for Detroit, Mich., where
she will visit her sister for a month.
Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Green and Ifr.
and Mrs. Oscar Anderson will attend
the Shrinn meeting in Goldsboro
Mrs. Ehling and little daughter,
Katharine, of Norfolk, are visiting
Mrs. Ehling's sister, Mm. J. D. Wool
aid and Mr. Woolard.
Benjamin Courtney, of Wake For
est College, spent the week end with
Ilia parents. He had as his guest his
friend, Van Buren Martin, jr., of
Plymouth. Mr. Courtney carried the
boys to Spring Hope Sunday after
Mias Emma Bell Harris, of North
Carolina College for Women, Greens
boro, spent Sunday with her grand
mother, Mrs. Jennie Yarrell.
Misses Velma Griffin and Bettie
Peele returi.ed Wednesday afternoon
fiom Suffolk, Va., where they have
boen spending several days with Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. Robertson..
J. G. Staton returned to Baltimore
yesterday after spending the week
end at home. ,i
Phil Robbins, of Rocky Mount, via
ited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Margolis
and Irving Margolis Sunday.
W. H. Heine, of Tarboro, waa a
viiitor here Sunday and Monday.
R. W. Everett, of Rocky Mount,
spent the week end with his sister,
Mrs. P. H. Brown, and Mr. Brown.
C. A. Askew, of Jameßville, was in >
SALE OF LAND FOB TAXES
I, Luther Peel, Tax Collector for the WilliamaUn graded school, have
this day levied on the following tracts or parcelsof land and will sell same
at public auction, for cash, in front of the CAurt ifouse door of Martin
Oounty on June 6th, 1927 at 12 o'clock M. due and unpaid for
the year 1924, unless the taxes and coat are paid on or before that date.
This the 3rd day of Majr, 1927.
Mrs. Annie Biggs, 1 res. 1 3.50 SI.BO $ 6.80
Mrs. Nancy Cherry, 1 lot 2.40 1.80 4.20
Mrs. B. D. Critcher, 1 res. 11.90 1.80 13.70
Mrs. B. A. Critcher, 1 res. 15.92 1.80
Critcher & Critcher, 1 res. : ? 1-80 14-40
J. G. Godard, 1 res. and store :—_— 91.14 1.80 92.94
Mrs. E. L. Godwin, 1 res. ; 56.14 1.80 67.94
jK: C. H. Godwin, 1 res I#-81 1.80 21.61
A. J. Manning, 126 acres Watts —»- 26.83 1.80 2^-63-
Williamston Land Imp. Co., 640 acres Biggs Land 98.00 1.80 ®9.80
Mrs. L. Williams, 1 res. Main St. 12.26 1.80 14.06
Elijah Baker, 1 res. 1 - 3.16 1.80 4.96
Elijah Brown, 1 lot - 2.30 1.80 4.10
Burdffers Heirs, 1 lot 2.86 1.80 4.16
Sarah Clemmons, 1 res. . 2.45 1.80 4.26
Henry Gurganus, 1 lot l-86 1.80 3.66
Gertrude liasself, 1 res 2.89 1.80 4.69
Elijah Moore, 1 res. 6.26 1.80 7.06
Caaaar Purvii, 1 res. 2.10 1.80 8.90
To bo Purvis, 1 lot 1-06 1.80 2.85
Whit Ruffin, 1 lot 1.26 1.80 8.06
J. K. Ruffin, 1 re*. 8.84 1.80 10.64
Joe Wilson. 1 res. , 2.63 1.80 4.43
Carolina Williams, 1 res. 2.10 1.80 3.90
IWE BELIEVE IN WILLIAMSTON
. We believe we have the best chance of any tobacco market in the State to grow. If our tobacco market
- grows our town and county grows with it. We believe we have a splendid opportunity to sell 10 million pounds^
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of tobaccd. We are ready, willing and anxious to &o our full part in accomplishing this end. How about YOU?
Yours for a bigger tobacco market for WILLIAMS TON. ...... i i „ -
FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK
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Society & Personals
Mrs. ELBERT & PEEL, Editor
R. A. Coburn, of Bethel, has ac
cepted a position with Harrison
Bros. & Co. Mr. Coburn is originally
from Robersonville, where he worked
with J. H. Roberson & Co., before
going to Bethel.
Mrs. Frank Fagan and Mr. and
Mrs. Williams, of Rocky Mount, visit
ed Mrs. Rome Biggs for a few hours
yesterday while they were en route
to Edenton to visit relatives.
Mrs. Rome Biggs and Mrs. J. H.
Saunders visited Mrs. Collin Barnes
in Murfreesboro yesterday.
Messrs. Harper Holliday, Maurice
D. Watts, and Rome Biggs returned
Friday from Durham, where they at
tended the annual meeting of the
North Carolina Funeral Directors'
Mr. and Mrs. R H. Lassiter, of
near Smithfleld, N. C., announce the
birth of a daughter, Ruth Muriel, on
Friday, May 6, 1927.
TO FLOOD RELIEF FUND
A $56.15 donation from Hamilton
the latter part of last week brought
the flood relief fund to $254.90 for the
two town*, Hamilton and Williamston.
The amount previously acknowledged
by the Red Cross chapter here was
$176.60. The Hamilton donation, a
long with the following local ones
bring the total amount to $254.90:
Mrs. fc'rah Cobb $5.00
Mrs. Lina Martin 5.00
Mrs. David Keel .50
Christian Federation 1.50
Junior Epworth League, Metho
dist Church 5.25
Mrs. Octavia Cone 5.00
NEWS AND PERSONALS
Sunday being Mother's Day, Rev.
T. W. Lee preached a very impres
sive sermon on that occasion at the
Methodist Church. ,
Miss Effle Waldo and Mrs. Boyle
attended the convention in Elisabeth
City last week.
Miss Mildred Everett, from here,
was one of the 1927 class of the Oak
City school, to graduate last week.
Dr. E. M. Long spent a few days
in Richmond last week.
Mr. Calvin Stokes, of Bethel, spent
Sunday in town. ,
Miss Mary Johnson, of Scotland
Neck, is visiting Mist; MaKK>e Beach
Mrs. Joe Pender is spending this
week in Williamston.
Mr. Steve Ewell, of Norfolk, was
in town last week.
Rev. West, the Baptist minister,
will preach in the school auditorium
next Sunday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Edmondson, of
Hassell, was in town Sunday.
Thia- Depart meat
Misses Dixon, Ayers, Phillips, and
Davidson attended graduating exer
cises at Oak CJity Friday night.
Mr. Gordon Hines, of Ahoskie,
spent last week in town.
Mrs. G. H. Harrison returned today
from Rkhlands, where she visited her
mother, Mrs. Murrill, for several
FARM LIFE LOCAL
AND PERSONAL NKWS
Mr. J. G. Godard and Joseph., jr.,
and Mr. Julius Roebuck visiated Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Peele and family Sun
Vester Coltrain had the misfortune
of breaking his arm Saturday after
Many people enjoyed the sermon by
Mr. Crisp at Piney Grove Church
Cut worms are doing considerable
damage to crops in this vicinity.
Quite a number from here attend
ed the commencement exercises at
Jamesville last week.
Mother's Day was generally ob
served by the people of this com
Daniel Hardison, of W. C. 1., spent
the week end with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. G. Hardison.
GOOD BARBECUE AT ROANOKE-
Dixie Warehouse Friday evening
and all day Saturday each week. O.
T. Newton. ltpd
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL~ES
North Carolina, Martin County.
In the superior court, before the
Eliza Spruill and husband. Willie
Spruill, Cordelia Reddick and hus
band, Mack Reddick, Carrie Brown
and husband, Haywood Brown, C.
B. Reddick, and Lelia Reddick, by
(heir next friend, J. S. Getsinger,
versus William Sheppard, Lewie
We have secured the services of a good
mechanic and we are equipped to do any
class of automobile work, especially
A COMPLETE STOCK OF PARTS ANI)
Our prices are most reasonable and
we please with our work.
Peel Motor Co.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
THE ENTERPRISE -- N. C.
Sheppard, and 14a Rogers.
Pursuant to an order of the superior
court made by R. J. Peel, clerk of the
superior court of Martin County, in
the above entitled proceedings on the
13th day of April, 1927, and approved
by R. A. Nunn, judge holding tho
courts of the second Judicial district,
the underisgned commissioners will
on Monday the 16th day of May, 1927,
> at 12 o'clock m., in front of the court
house door in the town of Williamston
North Carolina, offer for sale to the
highest bidder at public auction the
following described real estate, to wit:
Being known and designated at Lot
No. S, allotted to James Sheppard in
the land division book No. 1, at page
288, beginning at a pine, second cor
ner of lot No. 2, thence S. 53 1-2 E.
8 poles to a lightwood post, thence S.
about 68 1-2 £. about b'Z poles to the
run of Great Branch, thence up tha
run of said branch to its fork, thence
N. 13 1-2 E. 51 and 1-5 poles to a post
in E. Peel's line, thence N. about 45
1-4 W. to the third corner of lot No.
2, thence S. 13 1-4 W. 168 and 2-5
poles to the beginning, containing 50
acres, more or less, and which was
deeded to Mary M. Sheppard by
James Sheppard by deed recorded in
book YYY, at page 553.
This the 14th day of April, 1927.
E. S. PEEL,
H. G. HORTON,
al9 4tw Commissioners.
Having this day qualified as Ad
ministratrix of the estate of Theodore
Roberson, late of Martin County,
all persons holding claims against
said estate are hereby notified to
present same for payment to me on
or before the 7th day of April, 1928
or this notice will be pleaded in bar
of their recovery. All persons indeb
ted to said estate will please make
my-10-6t Admrx. Theo.
This 7th day of April, 1927.
NOTICE OF TAX DEED
To Hattie Nichols:
You will take notice that I pur-:
chased, at a sheriff's sale for taxes,
1 residence listed by you in Roberson
ville Township, at a tax sale at the
courthouse in Martin County on the
7th day of June, 1926, for the taxes
due and unpaid for the year 1926.
And you and all other persons in-!
terested in said property will take no
tice that unless redemption is made
as is provided by law on or before
the 7th day of June, 1927, I shall de
mand a deed for the same from the
sheriff of Martin County.
This the Ist of April, 1927.
Having qualified as administrator
of the estate of Mrs. Lucy E. Bur
nette, deceased, late of Martin Coun
ty, this is to notify all persons hav
ing claims against the estate of said
deceased to exhibit them to the un
dersigned at Williamston, N. C., on
or before the 26th day of April, 1928,
or this notice will be pleaded in bar
of their recovery.
All persens indebted to said estate
will please make immediate payment.
This 25th day of April, 1927.
J. W. BAILEY,
a 29 6tw Administrator.
Mrs. Lucy E. Rurnette Estate.
Having this day qualified as admin-1
iVtrator of the. eM-ate of Wm. E. Ba- j
ker (son of James and Ida Baker, of I
Hamilton, N. C.), all persons holering
claims against said estate are here-!
by notified to present same for pay- i
ment on or before the 27th day of
April, 1928, or this notice will be
plead in bar of the payment of same. '
All persons indebted to said estate
are requested to come forward and
make mmediato payment of same. I
This 27th day of April, 1927.
T. B. SLADE, Jr.,
a 29 6tw Administrator, i
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained in that certain Deed
c f -Trust executed by J. H. Davenport
and wife, Carrie A. Davenport, to
the undersigned Trustee, on the Ist
Is a Prescription for
MALARIA, CHILLS AND FEVER,
DENGUE OR BILIOUS FEVER
It Killa the Germs
day of May, 1926, and of record in
Martin County Registry in Book Q-S
page 668, securing certain bonds of
even date therewith, and the stipula
tions not having been complied with
and at the request of the holder of
said bond, the undersigned Trustee,
will, on the 6th day of June, 1927, at
12 o'clock, Noon, at the courthouse
door of Martin County, offer at pub
lic auction to the highest bidder, for
cash,-the following described tract
A certain tract or parcel of land
lying and being in Jamesville Town
ship, Martin County, adjoining the
lands of J. H. Davenport, C. L. Simp
son, the Jamesville and Plymouth!
Road and about one mile from Dar-;
dens, N. C. towards Plymouth, and
bounded as follows: Beginning at an
iron axle ' on the Jamesville and
SPECIAL NOTICE FOR
Notice is hereby given to all persons in
Martin County required to list property or
poll for taxation, must list their taxes dur
ing- the month of May.
. After May 31st the tax list for this coun
ty will be closed. Attention is also called to
the fact that
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Failing to list Will Result in Your Being
You are required by law to meet the list
takers of the townships below and list all
real and personal property. All farmers
must come prepared to list the number of
acres of each kind of crops, including fruit
trees and truck, as required by an act of
the last (ieneral Assembly. This is for sta
tistical purposes and not for taxation.
Please do not fail to see the list takers
before May 31st. Positively no extension
of time will be given.
You are urged to see the tax lister in your
township as early as possible, as it will save
time and prevent a last-minute rush.
0. W. Hamilton Jamesville
Joshua L. Coltrain Williams
Ephraim Peel Griflins
B. S. Cowin Bear Grass
Roy T. Griffin Williamston
C. B. Roebuck Cross Roads
J. Haywood Everett Robersonville .
Leroy Taylor Poplar Point
W. S. Rhodes Hamilton
J. F. Crisp Goose Nest
Plymouth Road to a telephone post,
J. H. Davenport's comer; thence in
a N direction along J. H. Davenport's
line to an iron post in Beasley Branch
J. H. Davenport's SE corner; thence
along the run of Beasley Branch to s
stake and cyprus, C. L. Simpson's
Wne at an iron axle, the beginning of
the Jamesville and Plymouth Road.
Containing 117 acres, more or less.
This 6th of May, 1927.
B. A. CRITCHER,
my-10-41 ■> Trustee.
S. R. BIGGS
FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND