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Published Every Tuesday and Friday by the
ENTERPRISE PUBLISHING COMPANY
WIfxiAMSTON, NORTH CAROLINA
W. C M«finil>r e'- - - Editor
IN MARTIN CQI'NTY *
li months —— •'«»
OUTSIDE MARTIN C6INTY
1 year —_____—— $2.00
6 months —»■— 1-00
(Strictly tush in Advance)
No Subscription Will He Received for Leus Thun Si* Months
Advertising Hate Card Will lie Furnbhed Upon Application
Entered at the po.xt office at WilMamston, N. C., second-class
matter undor the act of Congress of March 3, 1879.
communications to The Enterprise and not to indi
vidual members of the company.
Friday, October 7, 1927
Destroying the Government's Crop Reports
It looks like a sliik Irick for theters themselves to guide them on the
cotton gamblers to destroy. the" gov- crop yield?
ernnient s cottoij crop rqwuts, w'hidv.—-What we need is sufficient honiS
they, or some other unseen hand, in officials to .do the right thing, even
seem likely to do. though the pressure of money isj
It may be true that \he re|>ortS| high,
have bjen sold to the gamblers a few. J'lie fact that the governmew
time>. as they may have recently gamers information that corrupt]
been; but what would have'been the gamblers are willing to spend largel
result if the government had issued sums of money for before it is given
no crop reports and if the people out Jo the [x-uple is evidence of its'
had only re|x>rts issued by the* brok- value.
County Loses a Valuable Servant
ID the going of Miss Anna Trent
ham, home dfmonstnitiiin agent. Mar
tin County loses one of Jts most
faithful and valuable'servants. Miss
Trenhani cahie to us a year and a
half ago and began the- organiza
tion of a real work among the wo
men and girls of the county. She has
gone into the home* of nil classed
the rich and jrtiot alike, and has
given cheer and inspiration to many
Fire Prevention Week
The WiHiainston fire company has
been called out twice in 10 days on
account of oil stoves, which are per
fectly safe when properly used but
very-dangerous when jiandled* care
Remember all next week is set a
part to learn how to keep your home,
yourself and your children from be
Eastern Carolina "Telling the World"
" Kastern Carolina has been intro-,
ducing herself to the world this (all,
aceordingvtn Sot- -t^hrrry, - assist an t
secretary of 4he Hasten) Carolina
Chamber of Commerce. He has
shown, by picture and pamphlet, our
advantages as a good place to live!
and thrive to 700,000 people in In- 1
diana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and
Tennessee. Mr. Cherry says he had
many calls for special literature. He
further states that although those'
States are fine, they are far behind
'THINK of having plenty of fresh, cool water —
water under pressure, always available at the
turn of a faucet. Of having plenty of water to
quench the thirst of your stock. Plenty of water
t for your garden. Of never having to pump and
cany water by hand. All of these things are
made possible by installing a Q/ System.
And a Q) Water System will noMnly do all
these things for you—it will do them in a depend*
aide, quiet and care free manner.
. Let us send you a copy of the folder showing
the new low priced Q* Models recently added
to the line. A phone call will bring this to you. •
0. S. ANDERSON & CO. J. . ...
j L Frigidaire Sales and Service
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
I "Pff jj«n Ohio
who are too often neglected under
orl inary circumstances.
The salary paid Miss Trentham
was a minor affair compared with
the number of lives she has touched
and inspiret) to make for better peo
ple. better homes, and better things
in the homes.
fhethankte of our people are due
Miss Trentham. and they will wish
for her success in her new work.
, ing butned.
i' Governor McLean has set apart
■ next week, to 15, as Fire
i Prevention Week. »
Our |H'ople should not look light
ly .upon this effort to fight against
Carelessness causes many fires;
care prevents many fires."
us in advantages.
He says most of the folks have
hrard Trf ■ Winston -"Sstenv, Charlotte,
and Asheville, but is about all
they know about North Carolina;
and many >f them had never heard
of our section of the State until re
Another tine piece of good adver
tising comes from the Manufacturers
Rnord, which describes the electric
advantages and growth in our State,
including the Southern Power Co.,
' the Carolina Power & Light Co., the
Tidewater Power Co., and the V»r-
Iginia Electric & Power Co., which
are today lighting most of the towns
| and cities of the State and driving
Ift majority of the factory wheels.
\ Eastern Carolina has always
; known 'itself, but when it came to
j telling the world we have lain in
sleepy hollow much longer than did
Rip Van WinkJe. We should ap
preciate the breaking of the day, even
more since it comes at the end of a
Having'this day qualified as execu
trix under the last wilt-wnd testament
oi W. A. Edinondsoh, deceased, all
persons holding claims against said
estate are hereby notified to present
the same to the undersigned lor pay
ment on or befor th sth day of Oc
tobr, 1928, or this notice jm4l be plead
in bar of their recovery.
All persons indebted to said estate
arc requested to comfr forWard and
make immediate payment of the same.
This sth day of October, 1927.
MARY t). EDMONDSON,
7 Ot Executrix of W. A. Edmondsou.
TOWN OF COLUMBIA, N. C.
Sealed proposals will lie received by
the mayor and hoard of Aldermen of
Clunibia, N. C., until 7.30 p. in., Mon
day, October 17, 1927, for street im
provements enumerated as follows;
Furnishing labor and material and
2,700 *feet sidewalk, 4 feet wide, 4
rhichcs thick. ,
2,700 feel curb and-gutter.
4,050' MI tut re ""yards 6-anch uuiform
800 cubic yards excavation.
(Name price per square yard and
cubic vard.) .
Proposals must he marked "Propos
als for 1 Street Improvements for the
Town of Columbia, N. C."
Each lil must be accompanied by
a. certified check in the amount of five
(5) per cent of the amount of the
bid, but in no case for less than two
hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars as evi
dence of good faith. Bid bonds will
ni*t be accepted in .lieu of certified
Copies of the specifications, form of
proposals, contracts, etc., may be ob
tained upHtr application to the mayor.
TITe right is reserved 4»> reject any
or all bids,, OK, to award contracts
which in the opinion of the mayor,"
e aldermen, aIM- tlw- engineer, a
' 4 . .* V V
Stop* Malaria, Restore*
Strength and Energy. It
Purifle* and Enriches the Blood.
You can feel its Strengthening,
Invigorating Effect 60c.
(PUaaant to Take)
First for Finer Flavor
—No Throat Irritation
11,105* doctors give written opinion
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WHAT is the quality that
Giu§eppe Danise, Adam . ,«,
Didur.Queena Mano, Antonio Co rtia, «fc« n,«u««i ria«u>i«. H u-
Lenore Ulric, Nanette Guilford, ~maifmrry*."^
Wilton Lackaye, "Roxy," and other
famous aingera, actors, broadcasters "
and pubic speakers have found that V'"
makes LUCKY STRIKES delight- _-
ful and of no possible injury to their ±J
voices? /. flTJfc
For the answer we turned to medical
men and asked them this question:
Do you think from your expert
ence with LUCKY STRIKE ci* W/f
arertea that they are has irritating Ml(
to eeneitive or tender thrvata than If f f ] jjHf
other cigarettes, whatever the j^Af§ifffC/Jwjj
rll.lOSJfr doctors answered this
These" represent the opinion
and experience of doctors, those " — —
It's toasted - nScs,,
ttolluo* ML. tr^STsEST"
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pears to be for the best interest of the
city. . . *
Bidders must snow evidence that
they have complied with the "Act to
Regulate the Practice of General Con
tracting," as ratified by the General
Assembly of North Carolina March
•Att- work to be done according to
October 5, " 1927.
W.. J. WHITE,
W. H. McCLEES,
Columbia. North Carolina. o7 It
Julius.s! Feel, attorney.
NOTICE. OF SALE UNDER EXE
North Carolina, Martin County.
Ottenger Lumber Company vs. J. S.
Peel, et al
By virtue of an execution directed to
the undersigned from . the superior
court of Martin County in the above
entitled proceedings, or action, f will.
on Monday, the 7th day of November,
1927, at 12 o'clock m., at the court
house door of Hartifi'County, sell to
the highest fodder for cash to satis
fy said execution, all the right, title;
and interest which the said J. S. Peel,
the defendant, has in the following de
scribed real estate:
A certain tract *&f land in the town
of Willianiston, N. C., and being on
tbe cast side of. the Willianiston and
Hamilton road beginning at a corner
where tbe lands of James S. Rhodes
joint said road, thence northeast
direction with James S. Rhodes line
down a small branch about 290 feet to
the first fork in said branch; thence
up said left fork of said bi>nch with
W. C. Manning's line in a northwest
direction ' about 75 feet to the said
Weak and R»Dm Mimwi
Wmmh Got Stroaf aad Well.
Says Carta Started Her
On Raad To Health.
Clackaburg, Mo.—Mrs. T. G. Harris,
of this place, says:
"For two years I was in vary poor
haalth Soma of the time I was al
most past going. I wss very weak
"I tried to make the most of what
little strength I had by taking fre
quent rests, but I could find nothing
which would start 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 sifter taking
it, so I made up my mind to eee
what it would do for toe. I took
Cardui for several months and waa
very much gratified with the results.
"I began to doeny own work again,
which 1 had not been able to do for
* 'Bin Uff* Psst My,color, which
had been pale and aailow, became
natural, and my complexion cleared
up. I gained in weight and was pleas
ed to nave an improved appetite
"When I finished my last bottle
of Cardui I waa feeling better than I
had in yews. Now lam strong and I
At all drug storss. NC-1»4
Williamson and Hamilton Road, then
in a. southerly direction with said road
about 2V5 feet to the beginning, con
taining about 2-3 of an acre, more
This the 3rd day of October, 1927.
A. L. ROEBUCK. J
o7 4tw Sheriff Martin County.
NOTICE OF RESALE
Notice is hereby given that whereas
the undersized trustee did on the 28th
day of September, 1927, offer for sale
the following described real estate at
the courthouse door itf the town of
William stun> N.C.. on aecotmt of, de
fault of payment of certain~notes wee
rnted by Thomas Lilley and Henj-y
Liiley, ■ secured by deed of trust btar
itjK date of December 27, 1919, and
j recorded in the public registry 'it Mar
I 1927 Taxes |
I THE 1927 TOWN TAXES ARE NOW DUE AND |
1 THERE IS NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW TO PAY |
I THEM.- ' I
' From now until the first of November a 2 per cent discount will be al- flft
sg lowed on aH taxes paid before that date. This discount .was allowed by the SS
flft Board of Town Commissioners in regular session Monday night with the
ra hope that 1927 tax collections might be made early and save time and xc
I W. B. DANIEL I
$ TOWN TAX COLLECTOR WILLIAMSTON, N. C. jg
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1 Gold ©Store
Williamstun, N. C. Washington Street ®
| J. I). THROWER, Local Manager §
I People of Williamston and Immediate |
I Territory This Is Your Chance to |
I SPECIALS I
3 CANS PORK AND BEANS, LIBBY'S 25 c |
6 CANS SARDINES 2 sc |
3 CANS CAMPBELL'S TOMATO SOUP |
3 CANS CHAPEL GARDEN PEAS-*"* '" d Tfnd " 25 c |
We Are Winning New Customers Every Day On Our Famous Brands of
GOLD STAR ANJ) A. G. I
12 lbs. 24 lbs. 48 lbs. 98 lbs. 12 lbs. 24 Up: 48 lbs. 98 lbs. ffi
63 c $1.22 $2.43 $4.81 52 c SI.OO $1.95 $3.75 §
*This Flour Is Plain or Self Rising Jg
*l3 CANS TOMATOES ~25C |
TUB BUTTER, BEST IN TOWN, LB. |
-WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A FRESH SUPPLY OF SUN-MAID RAI- ffi
SINS. CITRCMJ, CURRANTS, LEMON AND ORANGE PEEL jg
FRESH CELERY AND LETTUCE |
tin County, in book H-2, page 428:
And whereas at the said sale J. L.
Brown became the last and highest
ladder in the sum of $950.00;
And whereas an upset bid has been
made within the time prescril>ed by
w, and a resale ordered by the court,
the undersigned trustee' will,offer for
sale to-the highest bidder for cash on
Thursday, the 20th day of October,
at 12 m., the following described real
estate, to witr
Being a certaiu tract'or parel of land
in Jamesville Towiiship, Coun
ty, and bounded as follows: On the
north by the lands of "the late S. L.,
Wallace, on the east by the lands oi
J, F. Jlolliday, on the south by the
lands. >f W. A. Brown and J. L.
JJniwTf, and on the west by the lands
of Thomas Lilley, sr., and Henry
Friday, October 7, 1927
Lilley, containing twenty-five acres,
more or less, and being the land known
as the Cooper land.
This 4th day of October, 1927.
JNO. D. LILLEY,
o7 2tw Trustee.
S with hot wit