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Published Every Tuesday and Friday by the
ENTERPRISE PUBLISHING COMPANY
W. C. Manning I --- -- Editor
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vidual menberg of the company.
Tuesday, November 15, 1927
Faith As a Healer
There is some interest in watching :
the fight between Rev. John K. i
Strattcn, of New; York, and l)r, £./ I I
Harris, of the New N ork health corn- I
mis'sion. Kev. St rati on claims to
have swept 1 down some of the powers
of heaven, wherein he to
lay his hands on a>ick man and heal j
Of course, (iod .conferred such .
power in the days of long ago to!
His servants; and did more, Hei
taught the human race how to sons
liye and order their Jivta-lu conform 1
to the laws of health that diseases! t
may finally disap|x-ar. i r
Yet, when a man.in,this age claims' y
Do People Think? .. '
Are the people think and
seriously on the truths go . .ng life |
and character or are they jjermitting I
their minds to blow ab ii; frivolously
like the chaff in the whirlwind:'
A test of the thinking -of William
ston folks is !>eing made this week.
Sunday night a hundred people , a
few from out of town, heard I>r
Rankin, a man who came to build
up the county, save life, prevent pain,'
and stamp out diseases. The ser.v-1
ice was free. He would not even,
take pay for the gas and oil he
burned to come 300 miles to help the
~'".L eoHon >ical Traniforloti»m
and Low Price /
ce£mStor o "^! lo " " dvanta * M of • 9
powered the winners of th> 'I l Li""" haa
classics— ,nner, ° f ,he Kre«te« racing .„ e ' '
. v « K "« fcw . 525 ••
»i"r„" r 2l^.toJ, O „K_ PrtC - "" " UC " I S* 'Sf
tnA ' r ,. S*l«n ... . 695
n !? ° Ut , " nmi#t «»«bly .• the • *715
■nd low price! n of beauty, performance u^i." p *T u ! . *745
-*■ ~ -Never before could vou obtain *395
J". all ,hc > uJcU m ' n '?y'" u "***•
pIu * out *tanding economy of owner.h iIT * T°*° f Car ~~ S"*
(' • . v OlOwner,h, P»nd operation. Mnmm«
Chevrolet',, low price. J *** at * n ywhsre near
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Harris Motor Go. Peel Motor Co.
Robersonville, N. C. Williamston, N. C.
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QUALITY A T L O.W fc C f :
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suih power, it reminds one of the
thousands who think themselves sick
Init are mistakeri. . Odtifion doubt
less is the moving force in both cases.
I »r. Harris regards the teaching of
Rev. Siratton as" dangerous to 'life
and health, since ii may cause many
to neglect important health laws un
til disease Seats itself so firmly that
it can not be overcome.
If Stratton would advocate faith
as-a h aler of-soul diseases and let
ILu ■•is t.ili- i ar l ' thy niiWMi a *s f> f
the body with science, they will make
more progress in the great work they
people of the county, both the born
and the unburn, for many genera
This same week the Williamston
IH'ople will have the opportunity, to
witness a brutal light, the punching
and beating up of two men, prize
Dempsey a man of low
character and Tunney a fairly de
cent uti/.en, according to replirts.
It will cost a giMiif si/.e-admission to
isee the tight.
e ian tioi'define the reason lor
the people'*.choice in such matters.
We do not ktjow whether it is' n,
question of gratifying a thoughtless, to the higher things of life and the
, -, failure to see the difference in an act
morbid .curiosity, or whether it is a , . . . , „ A
I of service ani a season of gluttonous
weakness of the spirit of men to look ' pleasure.
Local Gambling - .
()n a recent date the city police i which grows into mighty trees. It
force caught 10 negroes gambling.! is next to ini|>o9sible to throw dice
They were brought l»«fore the mayor ( around a boy without arousing in
and plead guilty to a charge of dis- him a desire to follow suit and try
"orderly conduct rather than a viola- j his luck.
linn of th. gambling law. One of our difficulties today comes
There are 20 white fellows here j from the want of a higher apprecia
ble are still gambling, both upstairs , tion of the danger of the little sins,
and down, for both big sums and lit- i The forefathers and founders of our
tlx- vim... Many of them play in the government saw the danger in gam
open, at the drink counter and cake | tiling and enacted laws against it in
stand They scatter dice and flip! all forms; and we are running over
qturur... yet 1 they.are never seen, j them and neglecting to keep them or
The trouble is that they are our J to enforce them.
,g or! -friends, and for the most part Will the mayor 'and police force
TTT-m m eh , s no lurm. Tha trouble face the task of enforcing the laws,
cmrs from planting the small seed, or are they afraid of a few friends?
The Old Timer and the Textbook Problem
—The new textbooks are now being
lected for several years to come.
Tlu*. iok question has provoked
much • dl. cussion and some bad
humor among the folks for 20 years
nr. '-more. * ~ ' \
.\>w discoveries seem to draw the
attention of the peoplb from the old
er i 1 -as of teaching the fundamentals
squarely, fate to face, until the trend
Mow seems to be to teach facts by
Hy JAMKS I). TAVWJITs
Plug On *
One of the finest men I have ever
ir.et'-i. not what we call handsome
physically. His features are coarse,
and his body deformed. Hut some
how one does not notice these things
when takling with him. He has
those things far mote valuable than,
physical beauty. No doubt he has
sorrows, but he never lets any one
knows abmt them. lam sure he has
more happy hours than the aver
age man. for he is always making
some oiy happy. And, after all, this
is the best way to be happy, bring
ing cheer to others.
If-you would be helpful to those
with whom you come in contact, it
matters little whether you are ugly,
V -v.; -
fiction. At least that is the way it
seems to an old-timer. Nor do we
know whether we are criticizing the
present method or apologizing for
the backwardness of the methods of
There is one thinx that can truth
fully be said about the style of edu
cation. It is no way like it used to
be. The trend seems to be to ah
poor, or friendless. If your heart is
rjght, nothing else matters. If you
have the go and do. You
j can. And rememljer the best house
j ha"s not yet been built and the high
j est |>eak not yet climbed. If you
ha"e interest ( you will find plenty of.
inspiration. And don't become dis
| coil raged when you find stumbling
blocks in your path, l'lug on. Your
winnings will be far greater than
your losses.. '. The distinguished trait
[of every great soul is his ability to
get up every tinie he falls."
I t does on* good to find rocks in j
his road now and then. It helps to j
eliminate difficulties of the future.;
There will be discouragements and!
many hours of hopelessness, but this
■usually comes before.(he strong foun
dation is plated. Then the rest of
the building is nut so hard. 1
. „A Breath Taking Showing of
COATS- DRESSES - HATS,
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Perky little shapes—as new as the next The two outstanding notes in this winter's
minute! Trimmed with bows and bands; trend are Felt and Velvet. If you
| r 'bbons and jeweled ornaments. In would be correctly smart, choose either of
so many of the season's best shades that these materials. You will find a wealth of
they resemble nothing so much as a rain- distinctive shapes in" our millinery depart*
' bowl . ment. '
FOR MISSES AND MATRONS PLENTY OF LARGE HEAD SIZES *
1 A '' ' ' - : '
(T7 Slenderizing WINTER jQ
\ M . W OMEN-S COATS
I For Women of . Furs of Rare
I • „ Silk dresses that take the Gorgeous fabrics—lavish
most favored modes of the -- furs used as collars, cuffs, J
> \ r season, and adapt«them to ... and even borders—silk lin- \V |
s \ / the needs of larger women, f ings—exquisite tailoring. A 1\ I
? V( . Slender in line, and ex- combination not to be sur- AJ\L
Harrison Brothers & Co.
North Carolina, Martin County.
Hardy Hollis and W. j. Hollia v».
J. L. Wynn
By virtue of an execution directed
to the undersigned from the superior
court of Martin County in the above
entitled action. I will, on Monday, the
sth day of December, 1927, at 12 o'-
clock m., in front of the courthouse
Steep hill ahead\ Can you make it on high? Without "STANDARD"
knocking? Without that heart-rending pingk-pingk' yn-rnß mi
pingk of a badly-carboned motor? WOTOR OIL
You can do it easily with Esso. The giant power of this *j°^ # '**
mighty fuel sends you sailing to the top with a lively body longer
burst of speed. No grumbling from your motor. No . .
knocking. end. all that - AQuartefaQuart
Esso is the most virile motor fuel available today. Give f '
it a hill-test with your own car. Judge it yourself. STANDARD
On sale at all "Standard" Service
Stations and leading dealers '
STANDARD OIL COMPANY (N.J.)
door in the town of Williamston, N.
C, sell to the highest bidder for cash
to satisfy said execution, all the right,
title, and interest which the said J. L.
Wynn has (or had at the time of
docketing the within judgment) in the
following described real estate, ti> wit:
The same being lots 13, 14, and 15
on plat of land formerly owned by J.
G. Staton and known as the Ballard
Farm, and more particularly described
in a plat of same made by John B.
Tuesday, November IS, 1927
Repass, surveyor, which said plat i»
of record in land division book Not I,
at page 460. reference being hereby
made to said plat for a more perfect
description; lot No. 13 containing 45.82
acres; lot No.. 14 containing 58.47
acres, and lot o. 15 containing 48.55
acres, altogether containing 152.48
acres, more or less.
This the 2nd day of November, 1927.
A. L. ROEBUCK.
t)8 4tw Sheriff of Martin County.