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VOLUME XXXIV—NUMBER 34
JUDGE CLAYTON
MOORE RENAMED
BY GOVERNOR
Enters Upon Third Term as
Superior Court Judge
Next Wednesday
Judge Clayton Moore, of thi* place,
was re-appointed yesterday by O. Max
Gardner as one of the (our special
superior court jurist* in the State. Ap
pointed by ex-Governor McLean back
in 1927, Judge Moore will enter upon
his third term next Wednesday, that
term to expire two years from now.
The governor and the jurist have
been close friends for a number of
years, and during the past legislature
Mr. Moore strongly favored Mr. Gar
dner's stand on certain important is
sues.
. Just after Governor McLean went
into office in 1925, the legislature
passed a statute providing (or the ap
pointment of special judges to hold
single terms of court. That act re
mained in force for only two years,
and the 1927, session provided for the
appointment of not less than four nor
more than six full-time special judges.
The law was re-enacted without change
in 1929 and against ni 1931.
When the act became effective Judge
Moore was appointed, along with
Judges N. A. Townsend, T. C. Bowis
and H. Hoyle Sink. Judge Bowie re
signed because of the failure of Gov
ernor McLean to promote him to the
regular judgeship of his district when
a vacancy occurred. Judge Mcßae
succeeded Judge Bowie and about the
same time Judge Harwood was ap
pointed a« a fifth judge.
In reappointing all of • the incum
bents and in refusing to make the two
additional appointments which are op
tional under the law, Governor Gard
ner disappointed the reputed aspira
tions of several members of the State
Senate, who had been assigned the
places by rumor, whether through fail
ure to reappoint or the filling of the
other places, or both.
"In view of the present conditions
of the court calendar and the lack of
demand for special courts, together
with the relief of litigation offered by
the Industrial Commission, I am con
vinced that there is no necessity for the
State to incur the expense of two ad
ditional judges at this time," stated the
Governor in announcing the appoint
ments.
. FREE MOVIE
SHOWS FORD
AUTO PLANT
♦
Sound Motion Picture Fea
ture of Exhibit Arranged
By Local Dealer
A sound motion picture graphically
portraying the »tory of the Ford Mo-
(or Company and its widespread activi-|
tie* will be exhibite free of charge in
—* a special Ford exhibit tp be twld at'
the show rooms of the Williamston j
Motor Company here next Wednesday,'
July 1, begining at 12 noon and con
tinuing until 12 midnight.
The picture, entitled "A Tour
Through the Ford Factory" will show
tha gathering of raw materials, their,
arrival at the Rouge plant in Dear
born, Mich., and the numerous inter
esting stages through which they pass
in the process of making Ford cars
and trucks. It is, in short, an educa
tion in the extent and meaning of
modern volume production.
While an unseen voice explains each
scene, the audience is taken on a tour
of the plant, through the great blast
furnace'building where ore is convert-'
ed into iron; into the open hearth
building, where the iron becomes steel
and is poured, a white hot liquid, into
molds; into the blooming mill, where
the steel ingots are made into bars;'
and into the rolling mill in which the
long bars of white hot steel are re-j
duced to definite sixes.
The picture shows also the manu- 
facture of glass in an endless unbrok
en strip, a process developed by Ford
engineers; the machine shops in which
parts for the car are manufactured;
» the pressed steel building with its gi-j
gantic presses; and the coke ovens and
other units in which by-products are
recovered to the extent of millions of
dollars annually.
Throughout the picture one sees lit
erally miles and miles of conveyors I
which take much of the manual labor
og the hacks of men. There are con-1
veyors carrying newly arrived mater
ials into the plant, others taking parts
from one building to another, and, of
course, the final assepbly line, that
famous conveyor on which the parts
are put together to form the completed
car".
Ia addition to the picture, there will
be a representative line of Ford cars
and trucks and display boards con
taining car and truck parts.
The cars alone are well worth a visit
for they include body types to suit
any taste and to meet any occasion.
Particularly attractive are the de luxe
cars in which upholstery appointments
THE ENTERPRISE
Farmers Of Robersonville
Section To Throw Away
Bottom Leaves Of Tobacco
MUCH INTEREST
IN GAME WORK
More Than 500 Pheasants
In Present Crop In This
County, Wardens Say'
That the interest in game and game
birds is increasing in this county was
explained by District Game Warden
Charles Moore and County Warden
J. W. Hines here this week, follow
ing a survey of pheasant hatching. Mr.
Hines stated that there have been a
round 500 pheasant hatched in the
county this year, and the number is
rapidly increasing.
Out of 122 (ggs set, 100 pheasants
were hatched, and of that number 85
were living, the wardens learned front
a survey of local poultry yards this
week. Eggs have been delivered to
several people in this community" dur
ing the past few weeks by Mr. J. G.
Staton, whe is greatly interested in
the work, Mr. Moore stated.
The pheasant, one of the prettiest
of the game birds, has been very
scarce in this jiart of the State, but
now the bird is multiplying rapidly
and promises to be one of the main
wild birds. To what extent the pheas
ant will become one of the main game
birds depends upon the continued in
terest of sportsmen. Many of the
fowls have been released in this county
during the past few. weeks by Wardens
Moore and Hin£s, it was stated.
CURB MARKET
NEWS NOTES
Sales on the Local Market
Were More Than $36
Last Saturday
Six curb markets reporting total
sales for last week returned $1,081.58
on Saturday morning to the sellers at
the markets. Of this amount Wil
liamston, a much smaller town than
many, reported $36.03. The largest
market in the State, located at Rocky
Mount, turned in no report. The a
mount taken in from curb markets over
the state the previous week was well
over $2,000.,
We appreciate our patronage thus
far and wish to serve each customer
with satisfaction. Our prices follow:
Peaches, 10 and 15c a dozen; snap
bean, 4c lb.; beets, 4c and 8c bunch;
cabbage, 1 l-2c lb.; carrots, 5c bunch;
lettuce, 4c and 8c head; new potatoes,
2c lb., or 10 lbs. for 15c; rhubard (pic
plant), 10c lb.; cream, 30c pint; cottage
cheese. 15c; butter, 35c; eggs, 19c doz.
Christians Announce Their
Schedule of Sunday Services
The morning worship of the Chris
tian Church will center around the
young people who attended the youth
conference at Bonclarken two weeks
ago. Charles Manning and Josephine
Harrison will each present to the
church the parts of the conference that
appealed to them most. We are proud
of the record these students made at
Bonclarken and are especially anxious
that the church catch a vision of what
conference means to the youth of the
church.
The scrinon of the morning will be
"The Treasure of Life." The church
has been screened, and together with
the cool breezes blowing from the
southeast, no one need be uncomfort
able. We hope that this summer will
find many people at the church serv
ices.
Sunday night will be the second of
the union services. It will be held at
the Methodist church.
Sunday school and Christian En
deavor at the usual hours. Sunday
night marks the close of the C. E. con
test and at the close of the service the
winning group will be announced.
are of a kind and quality usually found
only in more expensive automobiles.
All the body types are featured by
the Tord's new beauty of line and
color. The deep radiator, the wide
generous fenders, and the graceful
sweeping lines of the bodies contribute
to a pleasing whole. The cars may
be obtained in a variety of color com
binations.
Several of the new models recently
announced by the Ford i)4otor Com
pany will be on display at the show
here next Wednesday, Manager N. C.
Green, of the Williamston Motor Com
r t
•Is will be the first seen in this sec
tion, it is believed.
In connection with the show, the
local company is making arrangements
lor a street dance to be held between
the railroad and the Atlantic Hotel.
Details had not been completed this
morning for the square but the
Ford man stated that it would be held,
weather permitting." The public w cor
dially invited to attend the ihow and
the dance. There will be no admis
sion feet, Mr. Green itated.
Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina, Friday, June 26, 1931 *
ACTION TAKEN
AS MEASURE OF
FARM ECONbMY
Practice Limits Expense
and Likely Cause A
Price Increase
Many farmers in Robersonville
Township are planning to pull and
throw away the few bottom leaves of
tobacco this season, according to. a
story appearing in the Robersonville
Weekly Herald this week. The paper
stated that it was reliably learned that
a number of the leading farmers there
would support the movement.
That the method will result in an
increased price of tobacco is not cer
tain. But ,ji is advanced by those who
Have recorded the costs of growing
tobacco from year to year that the
practice, of removing and throwing a
way the few bottom leaves from every
stalk of tobacco will result in a sav
ing to the grower. Expense in han
dling and marketing the almost wortn
less leaves will be greater than the
price.
No farmer is advised to pull and
throw away what is commonly known
as his first primings, bu for the sake
of economy, and as a factor in de
creased production, it is certainly ad
visable for him to destroy those leaves
at the bottom, which have touched the
ground or have been bruised in plow
ing.
Following the action of the legi*la-|
ture, in which , the tobacco companies
held their own, it is believed that they
can not afford to pay small prices for
the crop this year, provided there isn't
a big production for them to howl a
bout. And if there is a big production,
they will surely howl. And while the
individual farmer will profit by throw
ing away the bottom leaves,, he will
profit even more if all farmers throw
away theirs, for on the one hand he has
limited his housing and marketing ex
pense and on the other hand he is
subject to a better price on account o!
smaller production. In short, it would
be a blessing to the farmers of this
State to follow the practice wholeheart
edly. |
•
Sunday Services At The
Local Baptist Church
♦
Sunday evening the union church
service goes to the Methodist church
at 8 o'clock, with the pastor of the
Christian church preaching the ser-'
mon.
Sunday morning at the Baptist
church the pastor will give a dis
course entitled, "The Presentation ot
Shoddy Church Service to the Lord.",
The Sunday school and B. Y. I'. I',
meet at their itsual hours.
This church is glad to know the |
Philathea class is prepared to oper
ate the golf course this summer. It
will serve to give the children of the |
community wholesome recreation un-,
der supervision and should be patron-'
ized freely. It will do much towards
solving the problem of many children,
with too much time on their hands.
And this problem is very acute Sn Wil
liamston just now. And it is a prob
lem quite big enough to challenge the
intelligent attention of all the churches
and clubs and homes in the community.
•
Mr. J. L. Colt rain Among
First To Pull Tobacco
•
The first of the 1931 tobacco crop
in this county was pulled this week,
but it was not housed.' Mr. Joshua L
Coltrain, working on the well-suppoit
ed theory that the practice would save
him money and that a combined action
on the part of farmers might result
in a price increase for the remainder
of the crop, pulled an average of four
leaves from every stalk of tobacco
planted on his farm in Williams Town
ship.
There might be some danger in pull
ing the few bottom leaves too early,
but Mr. Coltrain's crop is well ad
vanced and the practice will not dam
age the tobacco.
»
Complete Arrangements lor,
j Opeping Golf Course Here
j v Arrangements for opening the
iature golf course on the lot adjoining
' the county courthouse this evening
J were nearing completion at noon to
day. Operated by the Philathea class
|of the Baptist church, the course w II
be opened each week day between the
hours of 8:30 a. m. to 10 a. m., and
from 7 to 10:30 p. m. The course
will be open to children in the morn-'
ings, the operators charging only 5
cents at that time. In the~evenings a
fee of 25 cents will be charge lor three
rounds, it wss stated by a representa
j tive of the class today.
CROP CONDITION
IN THIS COUNTY
SAID TO BE GOOD
* »
Many Farmers Cultivating
Tobacco Crops for Last
Time This Week
Although June is not quite gone,
the month has been a comparatively
dry one, the condition being very fa
vorable to farming, according to re
ports coming from some of the most
successful farmers in this section.
f Plows have been rapidly turning
thousands of tons of dirt in the fields
of the county during the past few
weeks, and the general crop conditions
are described as good. Some farmers
are cultivating their tobacco crops f. r
the last time this week, and it will be
a matter of only a few more days be-,
fore curing is started in this immedi
ate section.
'"The corn crop in our community
is unusually good," Mr. lluck Rober
son, prominent farmer of Griffins
Township, stated while here day be
fore yesterday. "We had to replant
our peanut crop, hut when the vines
begin to spread, there will he only a
few broken places in the fields," Mr.
Roberson added.
Hot weather has prevailed during!
recent days, and the condition of tli j
crops has improved rapidly, according
to reports received from several of the J
best farming sections of -the county, !
One of the best individual tobaccoj
crops notice in the county this year
and for the same period in past >ears'
is that of Mr. J. T. Uamhill on the
White farm near Everetts. The crop
is even and as pretty at any one has 1
seen in this section, it is believed. It
will be only a few more days before
curing will IK- started there.
WOMAN'S CLUB
HOLDS MEETING
Will Ask Commissioners
To Provide For County
Welfare Officer
—-*
The last meeting of the Woman's
Club for the year 1930-31 was hel l
yesterday with a small number of
members present. Mrs. W. H. l.illcy,
a member from Jamesville, was pres
ent, and Mrs. Charles Davenport and
Miss Camille Fleniming were visitors
at the meeting.
Reports from special committees
were made and the committee which
supported the clean-up week, sponsor-,
ed by the various organizations, wa-.
given a word of appreciation.
The treasurer, Mrs. J. (j. ,Stat >n,
made her annual report, which showed
that the total receipts of the club (or
the past year were $586.68, and the
total disbursements $535.42. This a
mount has all gone to work of a. civic
nature, and it has done a great deal
of good in this community.
A motion was carried to. have a
committee from the club ask the min
isters of the town to join them and
ace—the county commissioners at their
next meeting afiout having a full Thin
welfare officer for the county.
In view of the fact that Mrs. Staton
has donated the use of one of her
offices for the purpose of a public
reading room and what may he termed
the nucleus for a public library for
this community, a motion was made
by the club to support ami cooperate
with Mrs. Staton and the other iudi
viduals who are assisting her in such
a worthy work. A committee was ap
pointed to solicit books and furuijh
ings for the rooms.
The committee appointments were
made by the president for the com
ing year. Since this work of the club
is on through these commit
tees they are very important and are
as follows:
Finance committee:. Mrs. Warren
Biggs, chairman; Mrs. C. A. Harrison,
Mrs. L. 11. Harrison, Mrs. Frank Mar
golis, Mrs. Leslie Fowden.
House committee: Mrs. I l '. I".
Barnes, chairman; Mrs. C. fi. Crockett,
Mrs. Clayton Moore.
Civic committee: Mr*. A. R. Dun
ning, chairman; Mrs. N. C. Green,
Mrs. J. S. Rhodes, Mrs. J. Ci. Godard.
Social committee: Mrs. William
Manning, chairman; Mrs, Milton
Moye, Mrs. G. H. Harrison, Mrs.
Elizabeth Watts.
Program committee: Mrs. I'. B.
Cone, chairman; Mr». W. K. Parker,
Mrs. Willie Watts.
Membership committee: Mrs. J. IF.
I Saunders, chairman; Mrs. Ethel Watis
Mrs. Hurras Critcher, Miss Anna
I Crawford, Mrs. C. B. Clark.
Rental committee: Mrs. L. B. Har
riaon.
Welfare Committee (Chairman tt>
be selected later); Mrs. W. C. Man
ning, Mrs. Erah Cobh, Mrs. Horn'-
Biggs, Mr*. Carrie IJetl Cunningham,
Mri. Grover Hardison.
Press committee: Mr#. E. S. Peel.
United States Treatfirfy will i»-
»ue a new 25-cent piece next year in
connection with the celebration of the
two hundredth anniversary of the birth
of George Washington, whose liVc
ncss the new coin will bear.
Leasing of Planters Warehouse.
Completes Personnel of Mart
BUT FEW CASES IN
SUPERIOR COURT
HERE THIS WEEK
Cases Have Been of Little
Interest; Few People
Hear Proceedings
Proceedings in the superior court
here this week have been limited to a
Small number of cases, the tribunal
having disposed of only a very few
cases, Ihe issues have beetf of verv
little interest to tlTe public, aiitl very
tew spectators have witnessed the pro
ceedings.' A divorce was granted ill
the case of Johnson Rogers against
Ruth Rogers.
esterday the court started work ot
the Standard fertiliser t otnpanv ca?l*
against Percy Gardner, Moore Coun
ty man. Adjourning late yesterday aft
ernoon the court was held up this
morning when Juryman Hardison was
uanble to return to the box on account
ot illness. A compromise is said to
have been effected shortly before noon
today, but the amount agreed upon
could not he learned.
. I lie cases of Roberson against Mat
thews and Bank against Matthews
were settled I uesday. Judgment was
given plaintiff,in the case of Seaboard
National Jiuuk against C arrie Daven
port.
| A mistrial resulted in .the case of
I la\ lor versus Coburn. The case of
| Weaver against Norman, was conipro'
- niised. The issues were settled in the
j two counts of Carson aga n'st Roebuck
and the Virginia Electric & Tower Co.
I against Dicus was continued.'
Two judgments, one for $2l 1 >.5() 4ml
the second for $686.03, with interest,
were given the plaintiff in the case of
Avers again.st (Tirtis.
The Harrison versus Hardi.sou cas.'
was non-suited.
The court closed the term this morn
ing, •
PANTOMIME IS
WELL RECEIVED
—•—
Present Part of Children's
Day Program At The
Christian Church
Wednesday night at the Christian
( hiirch, a children's day program in
the form of a pantomime,. "T he Gar
den of l.iglu," was given by fourteen
young people of that church. Tin 1
story portrayed was that of the girl
hood of India as found among the
girls of the CTuistiau schools, and the
dark tile of the child-widows of 11 in
(fuTsm of the same age. As the action
proceeded. Miss Eva l'eeie read a
short thr- action ~ltra r alt
might catch the full significance.
The leading role was taken by Jose
phine Harrison, representing in a very
effective way the best type of Indiai\
Christian girlhood'"and its passion to
share with all India the uplifting me -
sage of the («'hrist. Her classmates
were Lela Roebink, Margaret But
ton, Myrnie Brown, F.va Harrison,
Nell Harrison, and Edith l'gele. Kath
leen Price and' Ruby Harrison were
two smaller girls of the school. Tlie
child-widows were Mary Bell Eil
mondson, Lucille (iurgamis, and llei.-
nie (jiirganus. The Spirit of Chris
tianity anil India were taken by C-hrii
tine Manning and, Johnnie Edmond
son. The play was under the direc
tion of' Miss Velma Harrison and Mrs
Milton Moye.-
The stage was attractively decorat
ed with trellises ou which honeysfickles
were twined, ferntr and" trees (■ r a
All lights in tlie audi
torium were turned out and varicol
ored flood lights were used to gain
the desired effect of morning, mid diy,
and sunset scenes. Adding dei idedly
to the picturesqueness were the na
tive Indian costumes worn by the dif
ferent characters. A familiar yet beau
tiful part was the many Christian
hymns sung by the girls.
Elder Harrison To Preach
At Smithwick's Creek
Elder NewsoniQ 11. Harrison, of
Washington County, will fill his remi
lar appointments in the Smi.hwick's
Creek church torilorrow and Sunday.
Harrison brings inspiring m:i
sages to his congregations, and the
public is cordially invited to lu'ar h iu
tomorrow and Sunday.
Sunday Afternoon Services
|at Everetts Baptist Church
Everetts Baptist church— services
Sunday will be he!d at 2:30 i>. in., f.4-
1 lowed by baptismal service at 3:30 at
I the Mobley mill. ,
There will be no morning or ev«-
I ning service.
REVALUATION IS
- NEARING FINISH
Books Are Scheduled To Be
Completed in County
Next Week
1 lie revaluation of properties >ll
Martin C ounty is scheduled to he com
pleted by next week, and the lists made
ready for tlie county commissioners at
tlieir meeting here Monday, July ft.
Only one township, Williams, has
completed the revaluation work and
turned its hooks in to the county ac-i
count,-int up to the present time, but
it is understood that several of the
other; list-takers and asesssors have
■completed most of the work and will
turn their books in within the next
..few days, according to unofficial re
ports received here yesterday.
Revaluation work has>"'been carried
011 under (lithelilt rules and regulations I
this year, hut it is believed that the
assessors throughout the county have
handled their tasks well and that no
great number will be nec
essary later 011.
COLORED YOUTH
OF PLYMOUTH IS
KILLED SUNDAY
i
Willie Howcott, 22 Fires
Into Crowd, Instantly
Killing Aubrey Bell
Plymouth, June ,24. —Enraged by the
jeers of a crowd of negroes after he had
accideutt.v dropped a fruit jar of whis
ky which he had offered for sale Su i
day night, Willie llowcott, 22-year
olil lii'vflT". ili ew a iitsl.il and fired Into
the crowd, the first shot instantly kill
iil« Aubrey Hill, 15 year old son of
lYte 11 Bell, vvell known l«»eal colored
lawyer, A few minutes later, Mamie
Spruill, aged wife of Emperor Spruil!,
who had been ill for some time, died
almost instantly upon being told of the
death of the Bell boy.
Howeott fled from the scene alter
firing several shots at another negro
I who tried to secure his pistol. This
negro saved himself by dodging he
hind a telephone pole. . Later, How
jiott gave himself lip to local officers,
lie is now being held in the local jiil,
charged with secoijd degree murder,
land will he tried at the next term of
I Washington County Superior Court.
The shooting occurred in the lobby
of the J>roanit.iTTil Theatre here at 11
o'clock, where a number of negro men
and boys were gathered, laughing and
talking, when Howeott appeared on
the scene with .1 hall gallon fruit jjr
containing a quart of liquor and is
alleged to have offered it for sale for
"SO',cents. A porch, ramo J rtn-warilr
Init in the transfer the jar fell to the
floor and was smashed. The crow 1
gathered around making attempts to'
some of the spilled }i(|Uor,
jeering at the salesman in the mean
j while for his clumsiness,
j * Becoming angered, Howeott snatch
ed a revolver from his slArt saying.
I "I'm going to kill all yoy d—— nig
gers," and commenced firing as the
[ crowd stampeded for safety. With the
first shot, Aubrey Hell fell dead, tin*
bullet having pierced hi brain and
lodged just above the left eye. How
cott dropped the pistol, but when Da
vid liaulsey attempted to secure it,
Howeott beat him to it and began
'shooting at Haulsey, who. escaped by
'dodging behind a telephone\pust.
Howeott then lied down the rail
way track and circled about the town,
coining back from the opposite direc
tion, and Sheriff Joe Reid and'Chiei
I'. W. Brown- later found him sjttmg
'on the courthouse steps awaiting their
J arrival to give himself up.
Questioned by Sheriff Reid, How
eott said that YVinfield J'ierce had fur
nished liini the liquor to sell and had
given him the pistol for protection.
After the shooting, Howeott said that
he had gone to the house where Pierce
was staying and had thrown the pi»-
! tid 011 the porch, one of the men sit
j ting there having hid it under the
steps.
A coroner's jury was empaneled l>>
j W. T. Nurney and a charge of.murdci
was returned against Ih>wcott, Pierce
j being ordered held as an accomplice..
I However, al a preliminary hearing in
' Kecorder's Court here Tuesday, How
' cott "wan hrrund-over to Superior Court
|on probable cause, charged with sec
i ond degree murder, l'ierce was also
! tried on charges of violating the pro-
I hibition laws anil was given a 12-
nionths suspended chain gang sentence
on condition that he pay a S2OO fine
, and the court costs and he of good be
. havior. —«--
Funeral services for the Bell boy
'were held here Thursday afternoon at
'the colored Uaptist church at 2:30 o*-
1 clock. 1 , .
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ESTABLISHED 1898
'S. C. GRIFFIN AND
W. J. TAYLOR TO
OPERATE HOUSE
Harry L. Meador Goes with
Barnhill and Ingram at
The Farmers House
9
Plans were made complete this
week for the operation of the William
stoti tobacco market during the com
ing season when Messrs. S. Claud
Griffin and VV, Joe Taylor, veteran to
bacconists and warehousemen, leased
the Planters Warehouse. Messrs.
' 'riffin and Taylor have not complet
ed their house personnel at this time,
but contracts with an auctioneer and
office* employees are now pending, it
is understood.
Ihe Planters Warehouse, built two
years.ago, ranks with the best houses
in.Mfee section. Its lighting arrange
ment is a decided factor in the sale
of the gojden leaf, and its Hoor space
can care for thousands of pounds of
tobacco.
Messrs. Griftin and.Taylor are ex
perienced tobacco men, and are known
to farmers throughout the belt. Mr.
Griffin was one of the leading part
ners in the management of the Roan
oke-Dixie house last year and the sea
sou before, lie recognized as one
of the best judges of tobacco of any
to be in the section, and his
reputation as a man of fair dealings
and a TrTend of the farmer is firmly
established. Mr. Taylor, a partner in
the operation of- the Planters Ware
house, has been connected with tile
market here for many years, and he
is well-kilowii throughout the section.
With- Messrs. Griffin and' Taylor at
the Planters; Meadows and Bfcrger at
the Kuan.ike-1 lixie; and llarubill, In
gram and Meador at the Farmers
Warehouse, the market-here ths year
is in line to establish a record as far
as 'general trade and crop conditions .
will permit.
Mr. Meador, a farmer and ware
houseman of standing, recently went
with the Farmers house and will auc
tioneer.
Arrangements for opening the mar
ket here September 1 are fast near
ing completion. The warehousemen
are planning their field work carefuly,
anil every effort will be made to make
the season one Of the most success
ful for the local market in years.
Detailed announcements will he
made from time to time in connection
with the- pre-season work of the ware
housemen. and the market patrons are
assured that everything will be done to
make it worth while for them to sell
on the local warehouse floors.
Branch Bank Names New
Directors for Local Board
+ * * '
Messrs. C. A. Harrison, F. U.
Barnes, Elbert S. Peel, J. G. Staton,
and C. I). Cartsarphen were made di
rectors of the local unit of the branch
Hanking a'nd Trust Company at the
June meeting of the board in Wilson
this week, it, was announced today bv
Mr. C. 1"). ( ar tarplien, cashier of the
bank here.
... Messrs. George Mardre, Jr., and
W. L. Powell, of Windsor, g were also
named to the boaril here.
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"Trader Horn" To Be at
The Watts Next Week
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"Trader Horn," booked for showing "
at the Watts 'Theatre here next Wed
nesday and Thursday, is rated one of
the best pictures of thf season. The
reputation of the picture -was estah- '.
lished along Broadway, where it at- ,
tracted the millions.
Authentically based on the book,
"Trader Horn," the picture offers a
vivid realization of almost unbelievable
facts.
Episcopal Services In Two
County Churches Sunday
Church of the Advent _ , *'
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Morning prayer and sermon at 11. .
The regular monthly vestry meet- f
ing will be held at the close of ths '
morning service.
St. Martin's Church—Hamilton
Sunday school at 10.
Afternoon service at 4.
Evejiing prayer and sermon at 8.
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Methodist Aid Society To •
Give Silver Tea Tuesday i
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The Ladiei Aid Society *f the 1
Methodist church will have * silver tea ;
at the home of Mrs. W. C. Manning,
jr., on Church Strut, next Tuesday ;
afternoon from 4:30 to 6:30 o'clock.
The public is cordially invited. '
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Although he is only 3 years old, Jer- ,
ry Gregso, of Marshalltown, lowa, has 1
memorised ISO nursery rhymes.
    

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