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Published Etery Tuesday and Friday by the
ENTERPRISE PUBLISHING COMPANY
WILLIAMSTON," NORTH CAROLINA
W. C.. Manning —1 j—-- 1- Editor
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Address all communications to 'i'hv Enterprise anil not to indi
vidual members of the company.
Friday, November 18, 1927
Why So Many Suicides?
The reason for MI many suit ides is a
a problem that should give at least I
Sot Vie concern to the people, whgn-ai-1-
most evlpry daily paper in t"he State e
carries the account of the awful 1 1
tragedy of one ur_mote persons, gen
erally several. •- >
No one seeing to the cause p
for so many such tragedies. If it is
for the want of courage to face the j
responsibilities of life, then we need j.
lo tatceihe matter of teachuig" pfrople
their responsibility more seriously to |
Every child today seems to get 11
the idea, that if it can't get what it
wants, life is not worth Ijving. This I
may be the reason so many people—v
Justice Against the Dollar
Justice and money are having a
hard tight in the Fall Sinclair- case,
while the world is waiting with in
terest to see who will be the
It is a lesson to all. which leaches
how hard it'is to cover a mean deed. !
First, a rich«man Imbed an official
and procured valuable property be
longing to-the people? l ater on, Jess
Sfnith was killed, and the looters be
gan to rest easy until Senator Walsh
starter) his investigation and 'some
body began to talk a little. Then
the smoke Ijegan to rise here and
there, until the fire broke out on |
Doheny, Sinclair, and fall:
The courts have, so far, stood with
justice. But when the last lap was
being made and criminal action was
-—— Spending Money Pselessly
Why does Gardners Creek and i
Devils (Jut need improvement, with ! (
not a single landing on either, nor a ,
road going to either, .except where ji
Highway No. VU cfosst's The creek.'' 1
If there is any need to straighten 1 1
and deepen Oardners Creek for
purposes of navigation we have never j
heard of it
It would seem foolish to attempt
to divert boat- traffic from Roan
oke River through the gut; and to J
make it equal to the river as a navi- 1
gable stream will cost many hun
dreds of thousands of dollars.
The location of Devils (Jut offers
no advantage over the river. It
might, however, serve as a conveni- •
ence for a few logging firms.
Grimes & Shelburne Brick Warehouse
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J £ ' , /
WE WILL BUY SCRAP ANY DAY YOU BRING IT TO US. - BRING IT SATUDRAYS
WHEN YOU COME TO TOWN IF YOU WISH. WE DO NOT TAKE OUT CHARGES ON.
SCRAP. CLEAN IT THE BEST YOU CAN. * .
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SELL TOBACCO NEXT WEEK. PRICES ON TOBACCO FROM 35 CENTS DOWN ARE
Williamston Market OA 1 A The Brick Warehouse OpT 1
Average for October * Average"for October 1
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ar(; killing themselves, because they
• If we tan learn -to be content,
even if We fail to make the business,
professional, or political grade or fall
shoi Luf the six ial realm of which we
so often dream, yie would doubtless
have fewer suicides.
' it seems that we lose sight of the
main - points in our life, staking, all
on what we. hope to get, and think*
ing luit little of what we can and
should give. It niay be that the
child of today is not being taught,j
' 1 bout shall not kill," 'and that it j
means self as well as others.
We fail to measure up to the ob-j
ligation we owe as.men and women!
when we destroy our own bodies.
being jessed to deprive Sinclair and
Fall of their liberties, then-Mr. Sin
clair began to put his money to
work, lie went straight to tlie jury
and tried to buy it. according to re
ports given out by Government a-!
gents. . ■ •
No one can tell.whether their plans
will work in the second trial or not.
There is one,thing sure: They will
try every available point, from judge
down through counsel, jury and wit
nesses. This makes it hard to get
; justice, since -there are so many |>eo
j pie who think more of cash than they
do of honor.. It is hard to get as
many as twelve men without striking
at least one who will sell out for the
What this section needs in the way
of waterway improvement' is the
deepening of the mouth of Roanoke
Kiver. where hundreds of thousands
of people will be benefited. Hut why
spend money on waters that can in
no way help the people?
A Tonic for Pale, Delicate
Women and Children. 60c.
A package of Grovt's Uv«r Pill* is
em-loud with ev*ry bottlx of GROVK'B
TASTELESS CHILI. TONIC for thoM
who wiah to tak* » Luatlv* in conn ve
il on with tl>* Tonic.
Dearest mainline, thou hast left us,
And our loss we deeply feel;
But it's riod that lias bereft us;
He can all our sorrows heal.
Yet again wc hope to meet thee,
iVhen the 'lay of life is. fled.
When in heaven in joy tc greet" thee,
•Where no farewell tear is shed.
Peaceful be thy silent slumber.
... Peaceful, ill thy tM- -low It ——
Tlu u' no more will join titir number.
Thou no more our sorrows know.
Yet" again we hope to meet thee,
When the day of life is fled.
Aii'l in heaven with joy to greet thee.
Where no farewell tears are shed.
On the border land we left her.
Soon to meet-nnd part no more, •
When we leave this "world"of care
We shall find our missing loved one
In 4-nr Father's mansion fair.
We miss thee front'our home, dear
Wc, tniss thee from thy place;
We miss the sunshine of thy face., 1
We miss thy kind and willing hantl.
Thy fond and care,
Our home i> without thee.
We miss yoy everywhere. /
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NOTICE OF SALE »
Notice is hereby given that under
and by virtue ot authority contained
in-that .certain deed of trust from Jeiit
nie» Davenport to the undersigned
trustee, dated the 27th day of March,
1923, and of ric.ord in the fiuhlic reg
isjr.v of Martin t " i lit \ hi bo'ilr i-2,
;tl page sr>4r said deed ol i.ri!sTjiaviflg
lieHi given to seclire the payment oi
certain- notes of even date, therewith,
and default having been made in the
payment of said note, and the terms
and conditions of said deed of trust not
having hern complied with, the under
YELLOW FRONT STORES
For That Dinner
c, Src„n. PEACHES 6 e £ 97 c
ASPARAGUS TIPS S",:'',"" ' 23 c
PINEAPPLE 'r 25^
BLUE ROSE RICE 29°
Van Camp's 19C Red Wing ' - IQC
PUMPKIN, can *■£ GKAPE HJICE, pt.
Van Camp's *''' SB Ameri!cs
SALAD OIL, qt. "J PICKLEft jar
Duffy Malt """ * OCC French's - 1 O'C
■>-€ WEB, qt. 60 L iLI
tZ CRANBERRY SAUCE R "^.'° c . n 25 c
Heinz Fig Pudding 45c FLOUR
R&R Plum Pudding 29c Patent or Self-Suing .
Pender's Qld Virginia 12 ,b r 24 lb „ «
FRUIT CAKE 52 'l *1
1 lb. 2 lb. 4 lb- V 1
The World'* „ ACC
D. P. CAKE Best Drink, lb.
Plain, Layer, Light LAND RITTTFi?
Fruit, pound O'LAKES »U 1 1 Hil\
, Sweet Cream,
Marvin Dates, pkg. 17c Pound
Figs. 8 oz. pkg. 10c Jeiip, 3 pkgß . 2 5c
p r "d e BREAD 10 C Mixed Nuts, lb. 29c
signed trustee will on Monday, the
12th day of December, 1927. at 12 o'-
clock noon, at the courthouse doof of
Martiif County, at Williamston, N. C.,
offer at public sale to the highest bid
der for cash, a one-third undivided in
terest in aod to the following describ
ed tract of land, to wit:
Being a 1-3 undivided interest in
that certain tract of land lying and be
ing in Bear Grass Township, Martin
County, which is described in tem four
of the will of Jesse Mizell. deceased,
said will being of record-in the clerk's
ottire of Martin County, arid being the
sa'iue tract ot land purchased by Jesse
M i/.cll from Emily Bland, containing
200 acres, more or less.
nl 1 4tw * ' Trustee.
SALE tOF VALUABLE FARM
Under and by virtue of the authority
conferred upon us in a deed of trust
executed by ,E. B. Thomas and wife,
Helen "G. Thomas, P. T. Anthony, and
wife, Julia B. Anthony, on the Ist day
of February, 1923, and recorded in
book of mortgages K-2, page SS7, Mar
■t in County, we will on Saturday, 3rd
day of December, 1927, at 12 o'clock
nooji at the courthouse door "in Wil
liainston, sell at public auction for cash
tiV the highest -bidder the following
the river pocosin and running S. 70 W.
along said Carmell's line to three
maples on the branch; thence up the
meanders of said branch to the road;
thence along 'he road to a small red
oak'in said Carmell's line; thence N.
70 deg. W. along said line 180 poles
to a pine stump near Samuel .'.VjJliani'*
field; thence N. 52 E. nine poles to a
throat and cheat,
V ' Vicka doea two
things at gpee:
(1) It it vaporised by the body
heat and inhaled direct to the in
flamed air passages," and
(2) It stimulates the skin like an
old-fashioned poultice and "draw*
""out" the toreneaa.
Gvoi ft MILLION JMSUUOYTAMU
small branch; thence N. ten east 80
poles to a fork of the branch of Jump
ing Run; thence N. seven E. thirty
two poles along the run of said branch,
thence S. seventy E. seventeen pole* a
long the said run. thence N. fifty E.
thirty poles along the said run; thence
N. thirty W. twenty poles along said
run; thence N. fifteen W. thirty poles
along said run, four E. 100 poles along
said run of the said branch tp the back
line in the river pocosin; thence down
the river pocosin to the first station,
containing by estimation four hun
dred and fifty-seven acres more or less,
it being known as the Carmell land
and formerly owned by Louis A.
Thompson and which was sold un
der execution against said Thompson
ajid conveyed by the sheriff of said
county to H.' Henry Brown, and subse
quently conveyed by H. Brown and
wife, S. A. E. Brown, to Henry B.
Moore and for particular description
reference is made to said deed of rec
ord found in book ,J-J, page 153, Hen
ry B. Moore and wife, Susan A. Moore
to Nancy A. Crisp.
B. A parcel of land lying and
being in Martin County, North Caro
lina, and in Goose Nest Township and
known as the "Jeff House Farm,' said
tract of land lying on both sides of
the public road leading from Oak City
to Speed and adjoining the lands of
I)r. S. Harrell, Frank Edmondson;
I.eim Cherry, Tom Harrell, Hardy
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Is the name of the lss£st arrival in the STAR
FOUR family. This new arrival is a sensational,
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-4~, racy SPORT ROADSTER, with rumble seat,
bumpers, automatic windshield wiper, which we
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are offering to the discriminating buyer at the / 7
unheard of price of $645.00 F. O. B. the factory.
When you notice its amazing speed, supreme
power, flexibility, and the other features, you can
readily see why we have named it the BABY
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We urge you to come injovr sales room an
look this car over.
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Council and others, and being the
same lands which were conveyed by
W. C. Manning and wife, S. M. Man
A. Adjoining the lands of Dr. D. W.
Lewfs, Kinchen Taylor, et als, found
ed as follows: Beginning at Carmcll's
corner at a stump in a small field near
ning, by deed dated July sth, 1911,
and of record in the register of deeds
office of Martin County, N. C., in book
C-l, page 2, and which was conveyed
by S. R. Harrell to M. W. House by
deed recorded, in book G-G, page 158,
Martin Co&nty register of deeds office,
for particular description of tands here
in conveyed, reference is hereby made
to ate above two conveyances, said
tract of land contains 500 acres, more
or less, found in book J-2, page 112,
John W. Smith and wife, et al. to P.
T. Anthony and E. B. Thomas.
This sale is made by reason of the
failure of E. B. Thomas and wife,
Helen C. Thomas, and P. T. Anthony
and wife, Julia B. Anth°"y. to P a y off
and discharge the indebtedness se
cured by said deed of trust to the
North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank
This the 25th day of October, 1927.
I FIRST NATIONAL CO..
INC., OF DURHAM.
Formerly First National Trust Co..
Durham. N. C. n4 4tw
Friday, November 18, 1927
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale conferred upon me in a deed
oftrust executed to me as trustee by
Henry Bell and wife, Mary E. Bell,
on the 4th day of February, 1924, and
which is duly recorded in the records
of Martin County in book Q-2, at page
300; the debt secured thereby not hav
ing been satisfied, and at the request
of the owner of the said deed, I will
sell for cash, to the highest bidder, at
the courthouse door of Martin Coun
ty, on Monday, December 12, 1927,
at 12 o'clock m., the following de
Beginning at a cherry tree on the
YVilliamston and Hamilton river
down said road to Mary Nicholson's'
line, thence down Mary Nicholson's
line to a chinquapin post, thence a*
northerly direction to another chinqua
pin post, thence tronf'said chinquapin
post a straight line to the beginning,
containing 4 acres, more or less, and
being the same land deeded to Henry
Bell and Mary E. Bell by C. H. God
win and wife October 5. 1916, record
ed iii book J -1. page 347; same being
deeded to Jordan Williams bv W. P.
Bowen ami \yife by deed January 7,
1900, recorded in book CCC, page 192
This November 10, 1927.
O. S. ANDERSON,
nil 4tw - Trustee.