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VOLUME XXX—NUMBER 40
Physicians of 3
Counties Meet
Here Thursday
Prominent Doctors Will
Be Guests of the
Medical Society
The Tri-County Medical society,
composed of doctors of Beaufort, Pitt
and Martin counties, and one of tho
best organizations of ils~ kind in the
State will hold one of its largest
meetings ever held when plans ma
terialize here next Thursday night.
Dr. William E. Warren, who is a
moving spirit of the organization,
with the other doctors of the county,
is planning both an enjoyable and in
teresting meeting. There will be
guests from all the eastern towns of
the State. Dr. John T. Burras, presi
dent of the N. C. Medical society, of
High Point; Dr. B. L. Hurtman, head
of the Marriot clinic, of St. Louis;
Dr. Charles O. H. Laughinghouse,
secretary and State health officer and
Dr. Cy Thompson, of Jacksonville,
will be special guests and will ap
pear on the program. The banquet
will be given at the Atlantic hotel.
The meeting will be called to order
by President Dr. K. M. Brown, of
Washington, N. C. Mayor K. L, Co
burn will make the address of wel
come and Dr. M. T. Krizzelle, of Ay
den, will respond to Mr. Cohurn's
welcome.
Dr. E. wl. Long, of Hamilton, will
read a paper, "Eclampsia". Dr. S. M.
Crisp, of Greenville, has prepared a
paper on the simple method of re
moving slight obstructions due to
food. Dr. Crisp will read his paper
before the meeting and it will b# of
much interest.
Other numbers on the program in
trude a paper by Dr. Joshua Taylor
111, of Washington, N. C., "Cystos
copy as an Aid to tho Diagnosis of
Kidney Lesions". Doctors Hurrus,
Hartman, Laughinghouse and Cyrus
Thompson will have remarks to make
before the meeting.
At this meeting new officers for
the society will be elected.
Requiring Wagon
Lights Gets First Test
The law, requiring ail horse-lrawn
vehicles traveling tha ( highways of
the State, and which went into effect
the first of this k rnonth, hud is first
test last week when an automobile
ran into a wagon bearing no light.
The case was in Wake county, and
when carried into court, the trial
judge luid no fine on the violators,
only taxing them with the cost in
the case.-
Those driving the roads say that
few or any people are observing the
law so far.
The State Highway Commission ha*
not adopted any special make of lamp
up until this time, and everybody
stems to be waiting to find out just
what to do. Few folks are traveling
by any other method than the uuto
row. Hut when they do travel aftet
dark without lighis, their drivers ar«
fiubjeet to a fine of $50.00.
Find Liquor in Store
House at Oak City
Sheriff A. L. Roebuck and Deputy
{?. H. Grimes entered the storehouse
cf Norman Jones at Oak City with
a search warrant Saturday night and
found three une-gallon jugs full of
liquor, two-pint bottles nearby and a
huge number of jugs and bottles and
j; lasses freshly emptied.
Jones was arrested and placed in
jail. He was released yesterday morn
ing under a S4OO bond for his ap
pea ranee in Recorder's court.
This is the second time Sheriff Roe
buck has caught Jones. Sheriff Kob
erson also found him with liquor on
several occasions.
STRANr\
THEATRE | J
WEDNESDAY
Tom Tyler in
"THE CYCLONE of
THE RANGE"
Bobby Vernon in
"WATCH OUT"
and
FREE TICKET FOR
FRIDAY
Always a Good Show
THE ENTERPRISE
i H
Property Values in
Robersonville Gain
Tobacco Crop
Varies Greatly
Beaufort Said To Have
Best Crop; Martin's
Reported Good
Mr. Victor Shclburne says that at
the present time the appearance of
the tobacco crop indicates that East
ern Carolina will have a clean, bright
crop, but not a heavy one. He pre
dicts the crop will be about 25,000,000
pounds short of the one produced last
year.
He says that the quality may change
with unfavorable weather prevailing,
but at the present it can be classed as
f,ood. However, his opinion is that the
crop will be short regardless of the
hind of weather, but bad weather con
ditions can bring about un even great
er shortage.
He thinks the Beaufort county crop,
as a whole, is perhaps the best of
any of the counties in this section,
but he finds the crop good in most
places in Martin and Washington
counties. The Hertie crop is generally
••utisfactory. Some sections of Pitt
and many of Greene county's are
said to have very light crops.
Sanatoria in the
Cure of Tuberculosis
Sanatorium, July 18.—Sanatoria
have contributed greatly to the eradi
cation of tuberculosis Dr. Lewis Ham.
man, Haltimoiy, Md., said in a paper
read before the National Tuberculosis
association, meeting in Indianapolis,
Ind., in May.
Sanatoria hava restored many tu
borculosis patients to health and have
prevented the outbreak of the diseas*
in many others" by affording suitable
treatment, especially in childhood, at
thr protuberculous statft
These hrm-ftf nf treathicvi. liav.
been the hopeful, encouraging appeal
of the anti-tuberculosis campaign
that has stimulated universal inter
est and support.
More than any other agency, it has
been fruitful in spreading an intimate
and quickening knowledge of the di
sease.
By caring for hundreds of thousands
oi" tuberculous patients it has taken
the mout of the community for from
six months to a year and thus greatly
reduced the übiquitous spread of the
tubercle bacillus.
Hy careful, scientific observation
i*. has added important information to
our knowledge of the disease.
The success of sanatorium treat
nient, and the interest thereby stimu
lated in the methods employed, has
had an important influence in form
ing the modern vogue for out-of-door
living, proper eating, and other hy
p.ienic habits.
The principles of sanatorium treat
ment have had a far reaching effect
upon medical practice, teaching phy
sicians the great value of simple
measures carried out consistently and
persistently in chronic infectious and
states of exhaustion.
Corn and Hay Barn
Destroyed By Fire
The corn and hay barns and to
bacco pack house on the Joel Bennett
estate were burned about dusk Fri
day. The cause of the fire is unknown.
There was no insurance on the build
ings nor the contents.
Mr. Bennett had cleaned up the
packhouac, ready to put his tobacco
in Saturday morning Between sixty
and seventy barrels of corn and a
larg4 amount of hay were burned.
The buildings were valued at several
hundred dollars.
Runs Ford Roadster
into Tree Near Here
LawrencejGriffln, young white man
of the Griffins District, had a very
narrow escape late yesterday after
roon when he ran his car, a Ford
roadster, into a tree at the home of
his father. Mr. Griffin was planning
to tum his car from the ro*d, but
turned his head at the call of a boy
in the yard, and when he looked back
to the road his car was too far along
to make the curve. He applied his
brakes, and this had a tendency to
throw the front end of the car right
lj>fo the tree.
The car was badly damaged, and
Mr. Qriffin is fortunate in that he
escaped injury.
1
Mrs. J. H. Ponder, of Philadelphia,
has returned to her home after an ex
tended visit with her sister, Mrs. G
H. Dickey.
Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina, Tuesday, July 19,1927
Six One-Half Per Cent.
Increase Over That
Of Last Year
While the county tax assessments
for this year showed a decrease of
abound a quarter million dollars in
property valuations, they increased
in some sections. Even in " the sec
tions where the valuation was increas
ed there was an offset, not as great
ir. some cases, however, as the in
creased assements.
Robersonville business property
shows a gain of six and one-half per
cent, in value over that shown on tho
list of last year.
Taking 28 business houses there,
it was found that eleven carried the
same value assigned last year, while
fourteen grouped gained $16,800 and
three lost $6,500. A complete list ol
all the business houses would make
some change in the rate of gain,
probably, but in determining the six
t\nd one-half rate increase, those
pieces of property assessed at SISOO.
and over are figured.
Adkins and Bailey warehouse, $»,-
500; gain SSOO.
Bailey and Barnhill, store $5,000;
Fame as last year.
Bank of Robersonville, bank build
ing, $14,000; sume as last year.
Rank of Robersonville, old build
ing, $5,000; loss $3,000.
Hank of Robersonville, re-drying
plant, $5,000; loss $2,000.
Cox Motor company, storage house.
$2,350; gain $1,150.
Mrs. R. H. Hargrove, store $5,000;
same as lust year.
J. M. Highsmith, store lot, $6,000,
gain, $2,300.
J. O. Highsmith, store, $:!,500; gain
SBOO.
W. T. Hurst, store, $2,500; gain
4700.
Ed James, store, $.1,000j same as
lust year.
W. R. Jenkins, store $4,000; same
as last year.
R. J. Nelson, store $3,000; gain
SI,OOO. . -i
MB. Mary A Page, store SII,OOO.
siMrt® as lust year.
Geo. I). Uoberson hofrs, store $I ,-
500; gain $250.
J. H. Koberson, jr. guano factory
$1,600; same a:i last year.
J. H. Koberson, jr., store and lot
$21,500; same sis lust year.
Mary C. Koberson, mill and gin,
$1,000; gain. s2oo.
Robersonville Ice and Coal com
pany, $2,500; gain $1,01)0.
W. M. Scales and company, factory
and lot, $13,500; loss $1,500.
R. L. Smith, drug store and post
office, $4,500; gain SSOO.
R. L. Smith, hotel, $8,500; same us
last year.
R. I* Smith, rtore, $4,000; same as
last year.
R. L. Smith and company, store,
$7,000; same js last year.
A. E. Smith, hardware store, $1.1,-
500; gain $2,500.
Doctors Ward, $3,000; gain S4OO.
C. L. Wilson, store lot, SS,(KM); gain
$8,600.
Chamber Commerce
Dance Next Week
The local chamber of commerce will
stage a dance ih the Hrick warehouse
here next week.
At a recent meeting of the body,
it was decided to hold a dance in an
effort to clear the organization of
several old accounts that have been
overhanging the treasurer ot-the or
ganization during the recent months,
The assessments made at u meeting
a year ago fell® a little under the e**
pense during the year, and it is ths
hope of the officers that the proceeds
from the dance will clear the indebted
ness from the books, and that it will,
not be necessary to increase the as«
sessments this year to carry on the
organization's work.
Chamber Commerce
, Meeting Robersonville
Many local people will attend a
barbecue and county meet of the Kast*
era Carolina Chamber of Commerce
at Robersonville tonight.
The meeting is not limited to mem
bers, but a large number of visitors
will be present.
Martin county is being to
increase its membership in the or
ganization and it is hoped that sub«
stantial increase will take place to
night.
For each membership in a town or
county ,Mr. N. G. Bartlett, the secre
tary, is giving a full page advertise
ment of the county or town. Already
he is taking ten pages of Williamston
and the county, showing them in the
northern" and western country where
they will be seen by hundreds of
thousands of people.. They will also
b« shown to the petfple of our State
Inter in the toll. ***
Most Farmers
Insure Tobacco
Curing Barns
No Fire Losses Have
Deen Reported in
County So Far
According to several of the lead
ing insurance men hen, around 60
per cent, of the farmers in this coun
ty are insuring their tobacco barns
this year. The agents fifrther sJUteu
that the majority of t'e insurance
was sold to farmers ha\nir only onu
and two tobacco barns.
As compared with the amount of to
bacco barn insurance gold last year,
it wp stated by the agents' to be
aiound 10 per cent, greater this year.
Last year many barn* were lost in
•lie county by fire, and hi the most of
the case?, insurance covered the losa
No losses have been reported so far
this Reason, but it is too early to
figure on this year's outcome. Many
farmers did not stop when they in
sured their tobacco barns, but many
of them are buying insurance to cov
er their packhouses and contents.
An Appreciation of
Rev. A. J. Manning
By C. H. DICKEY
Like his Master, he meek and
tovvly of heart Like Him again, he
\v lit about doing good,
I knew Hro. Manning for about
eighteen months. 1 kijew him as
neighbor, fellow-townsman and
preacher. And in this brief time he
endeared himself to me us few men
could have donet
And now that he is k'one, I fino
ir.yself inquiring what it was about
the man t#ut drew out the love, re
spect and affection of such a largo
body of people? He was utterly un
pretentious; he was uiu.aiiuming; he
was never obtrusive. But he was a
gentleman of the first order. He had
the respect of the people. And aloiiK
with that, their confidence. He wai
harmless, innocent and humble. H»
\vau-cpurteous, genteel and affable.
to me that tie secret ot
Ills popularity* anf the'seeret of The
great love we all bad for him was tho
belief, possessed by U'e average man,
woman and child that Ilro. Manning
was a K«°d man! He was not a pro
found .scholar; neither was he whai
the world calls u great preacher. Hut
he was a KOOU man. And goodness at
tracts, Its opposite does not. Hro.
Manning enjoyed the unbounded con
fidence of Kreat numbers of his cit
izens because they hud confident-*
that he was a nobly good maij, and
that he was seeking primarily the
good of all.
.Shortly before Jesus died, he gird
ed Himself with a towel and washed
thi feet of His disciples. Then, he
told them that they should wash each
t Iher's feet. The world has not a
#ieed on what *esus meant by this
command. Hut i v seems to me that
liro. Manning got at its secret meaiu
ing in its fullest essence. The great-,
est tribute I can pay him is that he
washed the feet of Martin County
And I mean by this that he was thf
county's servant. Jesus said that ho
j who would be greatest should be the
I M rvant of all. And surely this con
stitutes the greatness that was em
! bodied in Bro, Manning He preached,
i he baptized, he taught. He married,
he buried and he gave consolation
Perhaps no minister in ths county has
done more real..service./or the people
['than he. There was no home too
humble for his ministrations; no
jwrson too poor ft»r his ronsideration.
The calls which Came to him thick
and fast from all set-lions of the
county were answered, and often,
quite often, at his own i xpense. Here
was a preucher of whom nc oneTtould
say that he worked for money. Much
of what he did meant very little to
him financially; and a great deal of
it was done at his e - vn personal ex
pense. He loved, huaanity and he
leved to serve it. It would be difficult
to find a man who has ilone as much
service without compensation as has
l!io. A. J. Manning. He washed ti«-
feet of the people!
His going causes some of us to
wonder what it is that makes life
wrth-while, anyhow. Those who at
tended his- funeral services and Wit
nessed the great crowd of people as
s mbled, and heard the sweet trib
utes paid him by those who knew him,
mr.y well ask themselves what sort
of life is it that thus ends so hap
pily? It was not a life of great
possessions; for like his Master ne
died without possession. It was not
fame; for he was not widely knowii
outside a few counties. It was not
serial positions; for he gave . 'ittle
thought to that. The things which
engage the thoughts and vitalities of
men were not .in the realm of what
constituted his achievements.
After all, I wonder if simple serv
ice—good deeds by a maw to men—
I wonder if this isn't tht beat that
life offers us? I think so. That's
where his power and success lay. He
To Advertise
Market at
Many Martin County People
To Attend Formal Opening
Of Chowan Bridge
Favorable Weather Will
Have to do With
Size of Crowd
r rr
Williamston ami other MPrtimw if
Williamston and other sections of
Martin county will attend ohe Chow
an bridge opening in large numbers
tomorrow.
Edenton and Geenville are about
the same distance from Williamston,
and while it is a common thing to go
to Greenville, only a few of our peo
ple have ever visited Edenton. t:p
until five jjjurs ,ago, the Roanoke
blocked us and after we had conquer
ed the Roanoke, we found the Chowan
even more in the way. Now that has
been overcome, it is very easy to see
Edenton in less than an hour any
time.
Edenton has more history than most
of the towns of the State and even
with the handicap of a small section
of country; to draw from , it has
steadily grown to be a .nice and
piosperous town. It has |>rofited great
ly from tin ferries both across the
Chowan aiu. tho Albemarle.
Washington county in the past few
years has furnished the town a large
volume of business of trade by using
the ferry. Bertie lias done the same,
The bridge will do away with the
ferries across the Chowan, but it I.s
said the Edenton merchants will not
stand to see the Albemarle ferries
stop bringing them that rich Wash
ington county business.
Kdenton and her citizens have
promised everybody a good time a;
the celebration tomorrow and with
fceod weather prevailing, one of the
largest crowds in this section's his
tory will assemble there.
Farmers Busy in This
Section Housing Crop
These are busy days with the farm
ers in this section. In the early morn
ing numbers of trucks come in from
miles around, gathering laborers to
aid in the housing of tobacco.
It is hard to find > a person without
a job except an occasional fellow who
does not want one.
Kef urn to lex an and Tcnnfuwc homes
Mr. Clay W. Hall and Mrs. Head
Williams, of l.a Peria, Texas, anl
Mrs. Eula Hall Dawson, of Marris
town, Tenn., left yesterday after a
few days' visit with their sister, Mrs.
C. H. Dickey and Mr. Dickey. •
Mrs. Clyde Anderson and little
daughter, Uelsy, Mr. Smith and Miss
Taylor, of Tarboro,. spent Sunday
with Mr, ami Mrs. J. H. Hritt.
Mrs. Mark Itufttn- and children, of
Tarboro, are visiting Mrs. iiuffin's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hritt.
LIGHTNING DORS DA MACK
TO TKLKPHONKM AND LIGHTS
A lightning bolt, striking near
here yesterday caused much damage
t.i telephones and lights. The effect of
the jightninu, bolt centered in the
Main street cable and burned out
several street lamps. The damage was
rot serious, however.
had the love and respect of the coun
ty: and why? Simply because he had
served the people. It may be that with
this conception of his life, he, being
dead, will still speak to us.
i shall miss him. And I shall not
fcrget him, I shall always be thank*
ful that my corning to Martin County
brought me in touch with that good
man. He brought out the best thers
was in me, He encouraged whatever
there was of good; he repressed what
was not good. 1 heard him preach
but a time or two; but I shall not
foiget the simple, plain way in which
ho spoke of righteousness and about
(«cd. His type of preaching was
motivated by love—he appealed to
the best in his people. There was n»
censure, no bitterness. He loved them,
His Master loved theiu. And the peov
pie who both God aid the pastor lov
e! must themselves be ministered to
in terms of love.
I called on him to pray often, when
he came to my church, and he came t>
great dea, when it was possible. How
i'. awed me and subdued me to hear
him speak to his Heavenly Father!
I declare the simple manner of ad
jjress to God, and the earnest way H>
which he did it, reduced prayer for
me to the ;impl» process of talking
with Jesus. That's what Hro. Man
ning did. I can hear him now as he
said, "Father".
I shall miss him. liut'l expect to
see him agafn.
Local Tobacco
Bridge Opening*
1 Ordinances of
Town Revised
Shingle Roofs Will Not
Be Permitted When
Ordinances Pass
' Mayor Robert L. Coburn is busy
this week collecting anil classifying
' the ordinances governing the town.
: The list will be carried before the
town commissioners at their next
1 meeting for revision.
It has become necessary, accord
ing to Mr. Coburn, to add many sec
tions to those now existing to taka
care of the dangers caused by tire,
truffle and other things. He says th#
shingle roof must go, also the chim
rey where the hricks are laid on their
edges, if we are to be safe from the
destruction of fire.
It will be several weeks yet before
the ordinaces make their appearance,
but once they are out, it is expected
that law enforcement will be more
strict.
Prospect of (iuano
Factory Still (iood
While there has been no outward
work done toward the bringing of the
guano factory here, it j> u riders toon
that the prospect for its establish
ment here is still good.
The railroad company has not yet
given its assurance that it will re.
build the mile of road necessary to
r uch the factory, it is almost certain
that the prospect for this as well us
other plants will more than justify
the company in making the extension.
11- fact, the railroad cannot well af
ford riot to rebuild the track.
At the present time it seems as It
tin- project is up to the Coast Line
railroad. The land is ready, the money
is ready and the-men are waiting for
the railroad to say go.
J. F. Murphy Will Have
Charge Nat Keiss Shows
J. K. Murphy, general manager of
the Nat lteiss Shows, will direct the
amusement features of the big fair
to be staged here the week of Sep-
tember 27, under the direction of ths
Roanoke Fair Association on the fair
grounds. Although young in years,
Mr. Murphy is old in experience, and
he has successfully engineered some
of the biggest outdoor amusements in
America. He is the uncompromising
foe of indecent amusements and un
fair concussions, and with the Nut
Keiss Shows he will tolerate none of
the usual features that have in the
past given a black eye to the carpi*
val type of entertainment.
The selection of Mr. Murphy, and
tin Nat Keiss Shows, by ofrciaU of
the fair association has brought them
many congratulations tind has as
i-urod them, they say, that there will
be nothing but decent entertainment
provided during the big fun Week.
Negro Quartet Here
Sunday Afternoon
A Negro quartet, "The Great Sons
of Africa", with New Haven, Cona
as its home, is scheduced to appear
here in the courthouse next Sunday
iifternoon. The quartet will render old
Intation melodies and Negro spirit
uals along with many other selec
tions.
According to a herald, advertising
(he appearance of the quartet, "Th»
Great Sons of Africa" have sung be
fore audiences in New York, Haiti
more, Washington City, Norfolk and
many other cities both in the North
and South.
Accommodations for white' people,
will be made, according to the herald
From here the quartet will go to
Humilton and sing there.
Fort Bratftf Band Kn
Route to Celebration
The Fort Braicg band, travelling on
two large Army trucks, passed thru
here this morning shortly after tO
o'clock on its way to Kdenton where
it will take part In the bridge open
ing tomorrow.
There were about 26 soldiers on the
two trucks.
Mrs. K. O. Harnen, of Wilson, la
viflitintc her Mrs. W. £
Dunn'ut her home in New Town.
Advertisers Will Find Oar Col
umn* a Latchkey to Over 1600
Home* of M*rtin County.
ESTABLISHED 1898
Three Floats Will Leave
Early in Morning
For Celebration
Iheldcal tobaeto market will be car
ried before the thousands of people
nt. tin 1 Chowan bridge opening to
morrow, 1 liree large Ifoats, pattern
| oil after ,i he three warehouses, havti,
I been prepared anil they will taku
their places in the long of autos and
| trucks traveling to the historic town
i»- fcjdenton. Mayor Wifrgins of Eden*
ton stated that it would be all right
to advertise the tobacco market at
ilit opening, anil that it was Eden.
J tor. s desire to see a large representa
tion from our community present at
the ceremony. From all
anil if the weather is favorable, Mayor
Wiggins will certainy not be disap
pointed, for a large number of the
citizenry will leave early in the morn.
i"K to be present at the exercises.
One of the largest gatherings ever
seen in this part of the State is ex
| pecteii when people from'as far away
| as Raleigh in the west and as far a
j way as Norfolk on ihe other side as*
st-ruble at Eilenton to celebrate tho
| opening of the great Chowan bridge.
Ihe floats to lie used tomorrow
have been carefully arranged, Mr.
John 1 hi I pott artiscicaily decorating
them with red roofs, sky lights and
a sufficient number of windawsTto let
the lißht seep through. The floats
will be paced on three new Chevrolet
trusts belonging to Messrs. A. T.
Perry, J. S. Whitley and J. U, Statoa
1 lie trucks, bearing the miniature
warehouses, will leave early in Jha
morning and will be away practically
all the day.
At a recent meeting of the adver
t sing committee, composed of mem
bers of the local Kiwanis' club, cham-
bei of commerce and representatives
of the warehouses, the t'.uggestJon to
prepare the floats was made. A com*
mittee was appointed to arrange the
uetails, and according to the verdict
of those who have already seen the
thiee floats, the local tobacco, niarkpt
•will be well advertised tomorrow.
1 'lathering tin- advertising of the
local market,—Hip SJTv«-rtisin K com.
loittee has had prepared several
t-housand little pamphlets, carrying
general information relative to thu
tobacco market here. "Market Briefs"
the name of the pamphlet is issued
wjlh the expressed hope* ol' '-jetting
(armers to visit the tobacco market
here and see it in operation. In con
nection with the pamphlets, several
thousand cards carrying general mar*
ket advertising will he distributed
All the local warehousemen will be on
the scene, and when the day is oVer,
it is hoped that 10,000 people win
have seen the efforts of the artver.
tiding committee of the Kiwania club,
chamber of commerce and the ware
houses, ■. ——
l-ocal citizens, attending the bridge
opening, will do the advertising com*
nit tee unci the town a great favo; «
ly aiding in any way to make the
day's program a . uece.ss.
Marines Do Battle
With Niearajiiians
Our little war-down in Nicaragua
seems to be warming up. Thirty nine
American marines'and 47 Nicaragua
policemen battled a whole day" with
•1(H) rebles, resulting in the .killing of
WO oftHfi rebels, about 20(1 of them
being killed by high explosive bomb*
dropped from 5 American airplanes.
One American marine was killed anil
one seriously wounded. The attack
by the rebels seemed, to have beei\
well planned. They were well armeo
with machine guns, but were unable
to use them against the American
b« ys.
General Sandino, the rebel leader,
celled for a truce soon after three
fourths of his men had been shot
down or bown to pieces by the air
bombs.
Thirty Counties Ask
For More Money
Thirty counties are asking for larg
er allotments in the educational fund.
In the first distribution, a reserve
fund of $100,(KM) was held out for tho
purpose of making a redistribution to
any county that might later be .found
to be too low in its allotment.
The State Equaliiation board is in
session at Morehead City today hear
ii'K the claims of the 30 complaining
counties. Some of the counties arc *
said to have reasonable ground to
buse their Vt'titions upon. Yet, it Is
reported that the only g roun d
seme have ic simply "wo
want more". V
Those people who have studied tho
allotment say that Martin county was
treated justly in the first allotment W4%
and as the law designated.
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