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vidual members of the company.
Friday, August 26, 1927
Distorting the Meaning of "Socialist"
Sacco and Vanzetti have paid (he «»f a man who so opposes law, order,
death penalty for murder and rob | truth, and justice that he will him
bery of innocent men, after receiv- 'self become a murderer and assas
ing every consideration given under j sin. These people ( all themselves so
the American jurisprudence, which l cialists, which is a great slander on
to be as full of mercy and j the wore! "Socialist," which means
liberality as can be found in any ' every man equal on an honest basis,
part of the world. I The man who will throw a bomb
We find quite a number of men 1 where the lives of hundreds in their
of their ty|H\ who are now killing | innocency is taken, commits a crime
innocent men, women, and children, j which is not described by any word
fl is hard to understand the thoughts I yet coined.
Charlie Chaplin's lustful passion to refuse, claiming that he had no
has proved very expensive, to him. property. Hut after the law had
It was only a few years ago that hunted,around for a good while, it
Charlie, the laugh-fiend, picked up found a million dollars and forced
an inexperienced stripling girl, and the laughim; hyena to pay to his
after a while ran over to j wife and two boys.
with her and married her. But too! • .. . ,
„ , i Now if that was all ( haplin had,
late: folks talked. . c • ... . i .. •*
. ■; ... . - in was a tine court judgment; but if
Conditions in the Chaplin home . , . f .. ,
, ~ , . !it was not all he had, it failed to
became unpleasant. One little boy
* . . do its full duty.
followed m a vear or two bv another [ .
... • ~ It ( harlie ( haplin wants to bray
little boV. I hen big Charlie grew „ , . ~
• and paw Beverly Hills and leave his
tired and began to kick the little j , , ..
~. . . ~ , , family alone, let him start all pver
Charlies and his girl wife around and t . • . .. , „,-K„
, | again. It was Charlies contribu
con lined his fancy dancing to the 1 . .... ... . „ ; .i
„ „ ~ „ , ... . Hon that destroyed the young girl
Hollywood belles who laughed with i , , , , - • . J t . U„„
~ . | that he later married; and he has
him, while the little C haplins and the ...
. , 1 , , no right to carry a ]>enny into the
young mother cried. Charlie let them . , . . . . .
} , , , , I arena of destruction that he has built
crv until the law heard them and ,
~ . , , .1 and is still lostering.
came to Charlie with the demand j
that he care for the young woman Two things will-never l»e known;
he infatuated almost in her childhood . one just how many people Charlie
only to scorn and leave with his own Chaplin has made laugh; the other
children. He refused and continued is just how many he has made cry.
Plans Flight oi 4,600 Miles
A new long-distance flight is lie- ravenous beasts, so if his gas gives
ing planned by Paul K. Redfern, >ut on land he may starve in the
from Columbus, Cia., to Rio de Ja- wilderness; and if he falls in a tail
neiro, Hra/.il. a distance of 4,600 spin in the sea, he wjU be in waters
miles, almost twice far as the fa- disturbed by UAcherous storms,
tal Pacific dead line. If all things; The dangers ;u* grave, and it must
go gM>d with him, it will take Red- 1 be the dare of adventure that nerves
tern two days and nights to make j a man to take such a risk,
the trip, which w ill IK- over Ixith land If we were carrying a life-insurance
and sea, lxith of which are full of policy on this young navigator, we
danger. The land is mostly jungle, would want a clause in it forbidding
full of poisonous insects, reptiles, and | flights as long as 4,600 miles.
Growth of Cities Increases Farm Market
fc " 1 'VT,
HOWfTTW HJM WOtATWH HAi v...
otaweo, ft tttrmt, out TO . WfrVsr ■
MMMWT mm MMM TP CITY t; ft if fit A. V f i '
U.S.-3!. 6/4-,000 '
The iinnihdt pf consumers of farm ures, the population of cities, towua
product* la Sm, town* mid village* .and village* litis Increased from
haa inereaa«a«aeb year alnc* 1020 74,007,000 to 80,002,000. Tills Is u gain
by tti« equlßfeot of "The combined of 1f1,805,000 in the aeven year period,
lobulation Kansas City, In 10' JO, 'J.I.VMWO persons moved
New Sun Francisco, the from farms to cities, while 1,133,000
Keura Kounda- moved to fiiruia. Till* would be a Del
giua points The urban popula- movement from furaia of 1,020,000.
tkM has guUSCthrouKk l>e mo remit it The natural Increase In the farm popo
from farm t*Vn >i" well aa through letlon due to predominance of birth
natural over (tenths wa» 371,000, ao that the
: The far® loa ou January 1, net decline. In the furm population
!WJ7, area flini) ed at 2T,*&3/MO,' Was 010,000. The movement away
uvulrut SI,(H«. refioi'tfd by the from farm* 1* one phaae of the read
»-n-u« on - Justnuut of agriculture. While it haa
t*nee of nVKtOi la an average of a distressing aide, the more cltlea
•Vf.'.OOO J' »r. The total popu- there are. the larger the markets for
Hif'ifi f oin Uf> ,710,(120 In farm producta and the better tbe
MM# to tety 117*00.000 on chance of aucceaa for thoee who stay
J an nary X, liH> i leablolng these Ag- on the farm.
Charlie Chaplin's Divorce
Judge Gary's Conversion
The Scotland Neck Common- \ when men hid to accomplish their
•wraith has an editorial headed tasks by the hard labor of their
"Judge Gary's Conversion," in which hand?, and to accomplish fair results
they cite the fact that it was Judge they found !t necessary to toil all
Gary—a man rioted for his knowl- the day long. He forgot that the
edge and wisdom, as well as his busi-; new machine age had brought new
ness sagacity—who only a few years j opportunities to mankind,
ago fought a great battle for the steel The same idea still seems in pre
corporation in an effort to force steel ; vail iu .the m.iw's of the heads of some
workers to labor 12 hours a day. At industrial cei it - that lalxir should
the same time, the laborers were (sell its last 1 >[> of sweat and blood
fighting to reduce the day from 12 . for the dollar more in the sense of
to 8 hours. The workers won. Since j human slaver , than as laboring citi
that time the men and their fam- j zens of the Imd with the same as
ilies have lived easier and better, but pirations for a successful life and
not at the expense of the steel-cor- career as ev :ti the leading' business
IHiration, because it has prospered captains.
more since than it did before. Judge j A better understadning of each
Gary saw his errofbefore he died, ( other's, prob. ns v.ill make us bet
and commended the workers for ask-; ter friends, ai-l then we will all to
ing for shorter hours. ' gether make a (Iter and safer coun-
Judge Gary had come uj> in a day try.
Uncle Sam As a Business Man
Uncle Sam now seems about-to (only a quarrel the first was a so
decide to spend his surplus for war-1 called "peace conference we decided
ships of the cruiser type. Our Uncle to build a hir lot of cruisers to take
Sam's business sagacity can not be i the place of i >se we had sunk. This
denied. He only had to attend two will cost a 1 of money, but Mr.
disarmament conferences to accom-1 Steel Mankind Mr. Powder Man
plish two great feats. land Mr. Gui Man will be glad to
l'irst was the decisiun to sink the serve us, providing we pay their
finest naval craft in the world to the j prices.
bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, when! Now, after all. doesn't it look like
those fine battleships and heavy ! L'ncle Sam fcas about as little sense -
cruisers were taken out and dyna- as some o!. his children, especially
mited and sunk forever. I some of those in the asylums and
At the next conference, which was j homes for feeble-minded.
RASEBALL UMPIRES HAVE EASIER JOB
THIS SUMMER ON DUSTI ESS DIAMOND
I ______________________ ,
Ruth-Gehrig Race for Homers Spurs Olhers to Hit Long
Ones—Grounds Improved in Various Sections
of Country, Sports Writer* t?ecl»re.
' V WNK W Ml I ¥f V;. X
B AShiHALL umpires every U-»
are grit ins to be batter Insur
ance risk* principally because
dust, once the bane of the blue clad
arbiter's existence, is being elirnl
Sports writers all over the country
•re taking notice ct the improvement,
• veil In tbc wildcat leagues of Texas
anil the Far West where the old
faslilaned "rkiu" diamonds are telng
replaced by grass-sod affairs that com
pare favorably with major league
In the older du>.., docisious at the
bu.-'-H and at home plate were always
close because tho runner tore up the
ground so viciously that he Invariably
raited a cloud of dust, a dust screen—
to borrow the nomenclature of naval
strategy, that hid his efforts from the
In that cloud of dust the umpire
was frequently at his wits' end to de
cide the play properly. Ills uncertain
attitude was frequently misunderstood
by the fans, with the result tbat pot
bottles, thrown with great force, were
aimed at the judge ot play.
Now be has an easy time, speaking
comparatively, for dust Is acarce.
Sporting writers who have studied the
matter Oils year explain the lock of
dust as due to several factors.
First, ot course, bas been the bet-
Popularity of Dairy
• Products Show Gain
M \ IN >926
f s. \ r^Ri
I"" 0 " ' BUTTER
MILK . ,
til uiaiu. aiu, liiCivased interest tn
baseball ij.is enabled the club owners
i to build better plants, with correspond
I log beUerimots in equipment, Qraas
dlajnouds cost money but the fans
are supporting baseball more gener
ously than ever and the bigger
, "gates" havu gone to give the mau
who pays better surroundings.
On a grass diamond, which means
a diamond with grass infield as well
as grass outlleld, there is only a
little earth, chiefly on the paths,
around the plate, and the pitchers
i box. That small amount of eartb can
i bo rolled easily, much more easily and .
i economically than when the whole In i
' field Is made of eartb, the so-called
• "skin" diamond.
I In addition to the rolling, however
! ooth on the small amount of eartli
surrounding the grass diamonds and !
i even on tho skin diamonds ground '
keepers have learned to lay the duet
i with various chemicals,, the- best ot
I which Is calcium chloride. •
Another factor producing dustles? j
> baseball has been, strange to say, the
baseball itself, which seems to be un
I usually lively this year.
Home runs are mure frequent than
• ever and the wonderful race for house
[ run honors between Babe Ruth and
Leu Gehrig Is causing great excite
- ment over the whole country.
Fifty-live Kiilleng of milk, ltl'4
pounds of butter. 14 pounds of con
densed and evnpontfid uiilk, 4 pound*
of cheese und 2.* gallons .if Ice creuui
were consumed bj Mr. Average Amer
ican In I'.W, says the Sears Hoebuck
The rapid Increase in the consump j
tlon of dairy products during the lusi 1
decade ban been an outstanding fee-1
ture of the changes In food habit h.
"Kat for health" low become the
popular slogan and education In the;
cflethry value of dairy product! which !
ure rich In vitamin A and important
sources of protein and lime plus th- !
trend towiutf a more expensive diet. ;
have resulted In InCrcasea In the per
capita consumption of dnlry product*
during the itast decade of as much as
30 per cent In the case of fluid mOk
and 45 per cent in cheese. •
The farmer eata more milk and bat
tcr and «hvet-e than the city man i
Consumption of all dairy product# l» !
below the average in Southern state- I
where dairy production has Inereawn 1
very slowlj and puce* avamge high
.i v S.. -.
North Carolina, Martin County.
In Superior Court
0. C. Matthews vs. Edith Brown
The defendant, Editli Brown, will
take notice that an action entitled as
above has beiii commenced in the
superior court of Martin County, N.
C., to sell the house and lot under
and by virtue of a tax certificate sale,
and said defendant will further take
notice that she is required to appear
at the office of the clerk superior
court of said county in. Williamston,
N. C., on the 17th day of September,
1927. and answer or demur to the
complaint in said action or the plain
tiff will apply to the court for the
relief demanded in said complainfr
This the 17th day of August, 1927.
R. J. PEEL,
al9 4tw Clerk Superior Court.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that' under
and by virtue of a power of sale con
tained in that certain deed of trust ex
ecuted by Mrs. Eula Lee Robertson
and husband, L. C. Robertson, to the
undersigned trustee and bearing date
of September 29, 1919, and of record
in the public registry of Martin Coun
ty in book B-2, at page 241, said deed
of trust having been given to secure
the payment of a certain note of even
FELT VERY POORLY
Weak and Rod- Down Missouri
Woman Got Stroaf and WelL
Sajrs Cardui Started Her
On Road To Health.
Clarksburg, Mo.—Mr*. T. G. Harria,
of this place, Bays:
"For two yeara I was in very poor
health. Some of the time I waa al
most past going. I was very weak
"I tried to make the moat of what
little strength I had by taking fre
quent rests, but I could find nothing
which would a tart me on the road
to health again, until one day I de
cided to try Cardui.
"I had heard about other women
who had been benefited alter taking
it, ao I made up my mind to see
what it would do for me. I took
Cardui for several months and was
very much gratified with the results.
"1 began to do«ny own work again,
which I had not been able to do for
a long time past My color, which
had been pale and sallow, became
natural, and my complexion cleared
up. I gained in weight and was pleaa
ed to nave an improved appetite.
"When I finished my last bottle
of Cardui 1 was feeling better than I
had in years. Now I am strong and
At all drug atores. NC-IS4
Gold 111 Store
Williamston, N. C. Washington Street
J. I). THROWER, Local Manager
Best Quality for Best Price
Sugar, pound , 6jc
Picnic Hams 19c
Star Naptha Washing Powder, 3 for 11c
Whole Rice, 4 pounds 25c
TUB BUTTER, guaranteed and the best
made, pound 53c
COCOA, Qnr Mother Brand 25c
Gold Star Syrup, No. 10, 53c
* ' ii ———
A. G. FLOUR GOLD STAR FLOUR
12 POUNDS 52 c ~ pni IMn2
24 POUNDS SI.OO POUNDS 63
48 POUNDS 1.95 24 POUNDS $1.22
GELFAND'S RELISH GELFANDS MAYONNAISE
SMALL SIZE-- lie SMALL SIZE ll c
LARGE SIZE 23 c LARGE SIZE 23?
PINT 42 c PINT 42 c
SPREDIT, FINE SPREAD FOR YOUR BREAD, LB:, 25?
date and tenor therewith, and (fefault
having been made in the payment
of said note, and the terms and condi
tions in said deed of trust not having
been complied with, and at the request
of the holder of said note the under
signed trustee will on Monday, the
12th day of September, 1927, at 12 o'-
clock m., at the courthouse door of
Martin County, at Williamston, N. C.,
offer at public sale to the highest bid
der for cash the following described
real estate, to wit:
All that tract or parcel of land lying
and situate and being in the county
Williamston Supply Co.
Headquarters tor the Builder
BUILDING MATERIAL OF ALL KINDS
A modern wood-working shop making any
thing you need around the home or office.
A full line of PLATE GLASS for windshields and car doors, cut
to fit any make car
Screen Doors and Window Screens Made to Order
Benthall Pickers Repaired or Rebuilt
J. S. WHITLEY, Proprietor
Community Plate and Universal Silverware
Starrite and Universal Electrical Appliances
Cut Glass and Haind-Painted China
Prices to Suit Every Purse
Kodaks • Parker Duofold Pens • Norris Candies
Friday, August 26,1927
of Martin and State of North Caro
lina and being lot farm No. 31 on plat
of land formerly owned by S. S. Had
ley, plat of which is on record in Mar
tin County Register of Deeds office in
book No. 1, page 488, to which said
plat for a more accurate description
reference is had. Being Lot No. 3 of
the Conoho farm subdivision, and for
a more complete description refer to
map herein mentioned.
This the 10th day of August, 1927.
al2 4tw , Trtlstee.
A. R. Dunning, attorney.