North Carolina Newspapers

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People in Prrts of Griffins
and Jamesville All Agog
Over Low Practices
People in the northern part of Grif
fin* and a few in Jamesville Township
were all agog recently when immoral
•ity to its lowest stage was reported
there. "
Attention of welfare and county offi
cers were directed to a home where
the mother and her 13-year-old daugh
ter are said to have violated all the
laws of decency in their association
with men of all rank and file.
Many rumors have been circulated
connecting so-called prominent men of
the two districts with the lewd prac
tices reported there. Officers inves
tigating the case withheld all names,
but it was reliably reported that sev
eral of the men, stooping so low they
could walk under a bull frog with a
beaver hat on, were suffering ill ef
fects from the degrading and illicit as
sociations with the mother and her
little girl. %
When questioned late last Saturday
night bv officers, the mother denied
the charges, and stved the rumors
were not true. The little girl, well
developed for her tender age. was seen
late Saturday night with three men
and a small hoy along the Washington
and Jamesville Koad, but she could
not be found when the welfare officer
ordered her taken into custody pre-1
paratory to her removal to a correc
tional institution.
As,an outgrowth of the "stink", Ar- |
thur Lilley, middle age farmer of the '
community is said to have brutally'
treated his wife when she wartied him
to stay away from the mother and
daughter. Lilley was in the girl's
company at the home of Joe Godard,
a farmer of that community, when his
wife went there to interrupt a party i
and when he is said to have pushed
her out of the house and beat her. Lil-j
ley was arrested about 1 o'clock Sun-'
day morning and is being given a hear-1
ing before Judge Bailey in recorder's
court here today.
Janie Moore, the wayward girl was
taken into custody yesterday after-1
noon and is being held in jail here
awaiting her removal to Samarcand.
She told officer*, that she was planning
to marry Godard, a man 35 years or >
• probably older, this week, but that if
she had the opportunity she much pre-,
ferred to go to school. It was very ,
evident that the girl, the victim of
■nan's baseness, had never had one
opportunity to succeed in life.
With Lilley in jail, the girl on her
way to the correctional institution, (
and with the girl's associates now*
suffering ill effect*, apparently justice
is being administered rapidly in the,
case of a few parties, at least.
Misses Bessye Harrell and,
Velma Harrison To Be
In Charge of School
A Junior Shakespeare Story Telling
club organized by a national organi
zation with Misses Bessye Harrell and
Velma Harrison in charge of the local
group, will hold its first class in the
grammar school building . here next
Monday morning at 9 o'clock. M ore
than 20 pupils have already planned to
enroll for the six- weeks course and
more are expected to enter before next
Monday, it was said.
The club is educational in purpose
and is designed to acquaint every
grade school child with the works of
the famous bard and in. such a way
that it will appear like play to them.
At the same time, it prepares them for
high school English studies while
those who are not fortunate enough
to advmnce beyond the grades will
have a working knowledge of the
classics. ,
Prizes will be offered at various
stages of the competitions and di
plomat will be awarded each child
who has finished the prescribed course. ■
The grand finale will be a Shakes-j
pear can evening or pageant or pro
gram having the children portray the
Making Preparations To
For close Tax Accounts
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Nearly 300 tax accounts will be -fore,
closed in this county within the next
few day* for the tax year 1929, it was
learned yesterday from County At
torney E. S. Peel. Unless the taxes
and costs are paid within six months
after the foreclosure suits are brought,
judgments will be obtained and the
properties affected will be offered for
sale, it is understood.
The approximately 300 accounts
represent unpaid taxes amounting to
about SIO,OOO, H was estimated. The
foreclosures have' been postponed to
the limit, it was explained, and there
is no other course to follow except call
for judgments through the courts.
Registration Books To Close
Saturday; Few
Comparatively few citisena have
registered for the coming primary
and general election, according to
reports received here from sever
al of the registrars yesterday.
Registrar Luther Peel for this
township, reported more than SO
new names had been put on the
books tince they were opened a
few weeks ago. He did not look
for many more additional names.
The book* will close next Satur-
Veterans Urged to Forward
Their Names To W. E.
Dunn, Adjutant
An important request was made
this week by the adjutant of the John
Walton Hassell Post, American Re
gion, urging all World War veterans
to forward their names to him at Wil
liamston that a complete roster might
be had and recorded. All veterans are
earnestly asked to submit their own
names and the company in which they
served, and the names of any other
Martin County boys serving in the last
| The importance of getting all World
j War Veterans' names was pointed out
| by Mr. W. E. Dunn, adjutaiA, when
jhe said that many Confederate vet
erans could never obtain pensions or
aid from the State because no record
of their names had ever been properly |
During the past ten or twelve* years,
Clerk of Court R. J. Peel has studied
, from time to time the complete roster
of old Confederate soldier* in an ef
fort to establish the right to a pension.
. Some he found, and others Jie could
. not find, and in those cases where the
' companies could not be established, it
j was difficult to include the name of
, the applicant in the pension list. Many
widows of Confederate veterans, de
! serving of aid from the State, have
received a penny because the
i proper record* could not be establish
No records are available here show
ing how many Martin County boy 9
were in the service during the great
war, and while that in itself is not so
important, the recorded information
might be of marked value in later
year*. Forward your name, service
record, and state what company you
were in during the war at once. There
is nothing to be lost, and it might be
that you or your relatives wiH gain.
Aged Bertie Man Hurt
By Hit and Run Driver
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j Jack Todd, 84-years-old, was seri
! ously hurt this moi'ning -when' he was
struck by a hit and run driver on the
i Aulander road, about one-half mile
| out of Windsor. No arrests had been
1 made at one o'clock this afternoon, but
' according to Patrolman Braswell who
was called to the scene,, an investiga
tion is now underway and, it i« hoped
that the merciless driver will be taken
' within a short time.
| According to information reaching
here, Mr. Todd was found in an un
conscious state betide the road with a
hple knocked in his head about the
size'of a silver dollar,
j Reports received from the doctor's
office in Windsor where the victim was
carried, stated that recovery was very
Attempted Robbery of
Meat Market Saturday
The life of Andrew Everett, aged
| colored man and an employee in the
South Side Market, ofl the Jamesville
' road, was threatened early last Sat
urday night, according to a story told
by Albert Wilson, young colored boy,
who claims to have saved the old man
! from harm.
A negro whose identity could not be
! established went to the rear door of
flle market house and tore open the
screen door and knocked. With hi*
axe drawn, the man waited for Ever
ett to stick hi* head out the door.
About that time the Wilson boy, com
j ing down Hatton lane, taw the man
and called a warning to Everett. 'The
negro ran and made hi* escape, leav
ing Everett wondering whether he wa*
about to be murdered or robbed a few
minutes before.
Episcopalians Close Series
of Successful Services Here
- The serier-of services beginning!
Monday night of last week was |
i brought to a successful close in the
Church of the Advent here last Sun
day evening. Rev. W. A? Lilleycrop/
visiting minister, was enjoyed in each
of hi* service*, and he endeared him- (
self here with his splendid talks. ,
Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina, Tuesday, May 17, 1932
day at 9 p. m., and those who are
above the 21-year age limit and
who would vote in the primary
the 4th of next month will 'find it
necessary to register with their re
spective precinct registrars before
that time. Saturday after next is
challenge day, when 'pny name il
legally entered can be investigat
ed and ordered removed by the 1
election officials if proper cause
supporting such action is ad
Honor List for the Eighth
Month Breaks Previous
High Records
A reco/d-hreakmg honor roll for the
last month of the 1931-32 term was re
ported in the local schools this week
by Principal AVin. R Watson. The
names of 147"Vui>ils appear on the list
for the period?even if four grades,
fifth B. sixth B, eighth A, and elev
enth, failed to be represented.
The list of names:
Grade 1-A: Jim C'ritcher, George
Cunningham, Joseph Dixon, Bill Grif
fin, Theran Gurganus, Joseph Gur
ganus, Jimmie Manning, Billy Stalls,
Benny Weaver, Evelyn Griffin, Odell
Harris, Lucile Jones, Patsy King,
,Mary Pope, Madeline Taylor, Doro
thy WafSon, Velma Perry, Mary
Grade 1-B: Sam Moore, Nannie
Manning, Rachel McClareu, Doris
Griffin, Emma B. Ward.
Grade 2-A: Anne Fowden, Dolly
Godard. Susie Griffin, Betty Hoard,
Bina Jackson, Carrie Jones, Mary L.
Manning, Mildred Moore, Elizabeth
Parker, Sibyl S. C.- Griffin,
jr., Reg Griffin, Haywood Rogers, jr.,
Garland Wynne, William Lilley.
Grade 2-B: Edith Andrews. Sallie
B. Griffin, Grace Manning, Katherine
Roberson, David Hardison, Georgj: 11.
Wynn. .
Grade 3-A: Martin Anderson," Ar
thur Anderson, Stuart Crticher, Jerry
Manning, Emory McCabc, Joseph,
Thigpen, Warren Pope, Nancy Biggs,
Eleanor Brown, Marjorie Dunn, Em
ma L. Daniels, Dorothy Harrison,
Katherine Morton, Katherine Man
ning, Mary G. Osborne, Sarah Taylor,
Mary Ruth Ward, Frances White.
Grade 3-B: Grace Jones, William
Grade 4-A: Bill Ballard, Jerry Clark,
Bernice Cowen, Dick Dunn, Jack Ed
mondson, Bob Everett, jr., Nettie
Gurganus, Sallie G. Gurkin, Julian
Jackson, Rachel Keel, Gordon Man
ning, I-ouise Melson, Doris Moore,
Eleanor Taylor, James W. Ward, Vir
gil Ward, Julia Watts, Reid White,
Elbert Peel, jr.
Grade 4-B: Delsie Goddard, Mary
E. Leggett.
Grade 3-A: Cottie Mae Wynne,
Nora Grimes, Thelma Griffin, Grace
Barnhill, Reg Manning.
Grade 5-B: None.
Grade 6-A: Velma Bennett, Melrose
Bonds, Julia Everett, Janie Gurganus
j«iJdie I,ee Meador. Surreatha Peaks,
Nellie Rogerson, Loili Taylor, Dollie
Wheeler. Burras Critcher, Charles
Pickey, Pete Egan, Wjiit Purvis, E.
G. Wynne.
Grade 6-B: None.
Grade 7-A: Howard ("one, Milton
James, Brinkley Lilley, J. L. Mobley,
Ben Manning. Clayton Moore, jr., El
lis Wynne, Edna Ballard, Bolton
Cowen, Frances Cox, Ella W. Critcher
Marie Griffin, Allie Harrison, Evelyn
Lilley, Marjorie Lindaley, Kathleen
Price, Myrtle Price, Gwen Watts,
Jean Watts, Joe D. Thrower.
Grade 7-B: Lorene Weaver, Carrie
Williams, Mamie C. Taylor.
Grade 8-A: None.
Grade 8-B: Alta Critcher, Mary B.
Edmondson, Eula Green, Alice Har
rison, Blanche Harrison, Grace Man
ning, Elizabeth Bishop, Billy Griffin,
Lawrence Lindsley.
Grade 9: Roger Critcher, Jessie M.
Anderson, Dora Ballard, Olive Mc-
Grade 10: Russell Roebuck, Irvin
Griffin, Jennie Taylor, Louise Perry,
Jane Moore, Louise Green.
Grade 11: None,
Legion Square Dance Here
Tomorrow Night 9 to I a. m.
In an fcffort to raise funds fdr fi
nancing activities of the local post,
members of the American Legion are
sponsoring a square dance in the Ro
anoke-Dixie Warehouse here tomor
row night Trom 9to 1 a. m. An ad
mission fee of IS cents wilt be charged,
an additional charge of 25 cents being
made to those who dance.
will be admitted free. Several added
features have been planned, and the
public is invited to attend.
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Jamesville Township Man
Blows Top of Head Off
With Shot Gun
| James X. Cooper, farmer of James
ville Township, ended his life at his
home there last Sunday at 6:30 p. m.,
| by blowing the top of his head off with
a shot gun, ill health being mentioned
as one of the main causes for the
tragedy. Mr. Cooper, a recognized
, leader.' JUL. his community, had warned
the members of his'fatuity of his plan
to end his life, but the threats were
I not taken seriously.
taking his gun unnoticed tt.un its
stand in the home, Mr. Cooper went
to his hog pen, a short distance away.
He placed the barrel in the middle of
the forehead and fired the shot that
snuffed out his life instantly. No one
saw the act, but his -children, hearing
the shot, ran to hint and found him
dead. *
Mr. Cooper, 49 years old, had suf
fered with pellagara for some.time, and
while he often discussed the unfav
-oc-able economic conditions-he- is said
to have worried more about his health.
He was the son of the late J. H. Coop
er and wile, Annie Everett Cooper,
and had lived in the Angetown section
of the county all his life. His wife
died'several years ago, leaving six chil
dren, Claudius, Bettip, Tonmiie, Nora,
John Henry and Bennic Cooper. He
ulsd leaves one brother, G. L. Cooper,
and one sister, Mrs. Hattie Mizelle.
Funeral services were held from the
home yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock
by Rev. I). W. Arnold. Interment fol
lowed in the Cooper family burial
ground near the home.
A carload of new .Chevrolet automo
biles was unloaded here yesterday by
the Gro-Morc Transfer Company and
placed on display in its spacious show
r"un an Washington Street.. The var
ions types of cars are included in the
list, each one representing the latest
| in Chevrolet manufacture.
The Messrs. Everett arc extending
'a cordial invitation to all to visit their
I show room and view the new display
of'cars and trucks.
Stolen Car Recovered on
Streets Here Early Sunday
t A Chevrolet cabriolet stolen from
j its owner, J. H. Phoants, Roxboro
I merchant, was recovered here Sunday
morning by Patrolman Russell Bras-
I.well ami- local officers. The rogues,
i one white and the other one colored,
i iu*e said to have vacated the car oh
i Street early Sunday morning
| before the theft was discovered here;
N'o arrests have been made, but the
! car and a quantity of stolen goods
found in it are being held in storage
here awaiting the owner.
The two men were seen here with
the car as early as 2 o'clock that morn
ing, but ynacquainted with the details
, the officers did nit make an arrest.
| When the car was found vacated later
with a quantity of canned goods, snuff,
shoes, overalls, cloth, and a .22 caliber
rifle, officers placed it in . storage.
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C. S. Ausbon Fatally Hurt
I When He Fell Down Steps
Clarence S. AM* bow, a Norfolk news
paper man, formerly of Plymouth,
where he operated the Roanoke Bea
•con with his father, Clerk of Court C.
V. W. Ausbon, died in a hospital in
,the Virginia city Sunday morning of
| injuries received in a fall at his apart
ment the night. before. Ausbon, 39
years old, was walking up the stairs
to his apartment, and when he reached
the top he apparently lost his balance
and fell, striking his head at the base
'of the skull on the concrete below.
Services were held in Plymouth
yesterday afternoon, interment follow
ing in a cemetery there.
His wife, Mrs. imogene Hix Aus
■ bon, sister of Mr. D. N. Hix, of Ev
eretts and Williamston, and a small
son survive.
2,000 See Cut-Away Ford at
Motor Company Saturday
Approximately 2,000 people wit
nessed the special Ford showing in
the Williamston Motor Company show
room here last Saturday, the cutaway
chassis proving to be of great inter
est to all. With every part of the
machine, even to the tires, cut away
to make vision possible inside and
out, the on-lookers were amazed to
see the parts in action!! A small motor
turned all the working parts, showing
how the twin cylinders performed and
how the gears shifted. Electric weld
ing on the bodies attracted much at
tention, as it was impossible to detect
the connection, making one unit of the
entire body.
In connection with the show, tiie
motor, concent delivered its first new
V-8, a sedan, to Judge Clayton Moore.
Additional deliveries will'be made this
week, it was learned from Manager N
C. Green here yesterday.
Interest in Politics Mounting
As Time for Primary Nears
No Distributions Will Be
Made During Next Few
Days, It Is Understood
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I A few more than 1,000 24-pound
hags of flour were unloaded here last
week for distribution among needy 1
| families, the gift coming through the
American Red Cross. None of the 130 i
barrels of flour has been distributed so
j lar, and none will lie given out until
a meeting of the several welfare agen
cies can be held, and then it .will be
directed by the local chapter of the
Red Cross organization, it was learned
from welfare headquarters here
\ ery little of the flour will be dis
tributed during the next several weeks,
ami when the distribution', is starfed a
close check on the applications will be
maintained, it is understood. Applica
tions will Ih' considered when the dis
tributing organization is made com
plete, but then the applicants will find
it hard to get free bread unless their
requests arc deserving ones.
Free seed funds have been estab
lislul, and where tlie charity seekers
have failed to stnrt digging for them
selves they will come as near to star
vation as they will to receiving a bag
of the fjeu,flour. It is not the purpose
of the wel laic agencies here to deny
any deserving person a hag of flour
or aid in any possible form, but as
far as the agfcncies are concerned the
j "deiid-beats" are on the road to star
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Several citizens, when called upon,
have prepared notes for the charity
seekers. This practice is encouraged
when the applicants are. really deserv
ing in their requests.
The flour is of a good grade, and
will be of much aid in relieving suf
fering in those cases where the un
fortunates did their best to support
''themselves but failed in their efforts.
A Big Run of Herrings Is
Predicted During Next
Few Days of Season
Although small catches have been
reported during the past .few days,
seines operating in the Roanoke at
Jamesville are expected to continue for
i a few .more tbiys, it was learned here
j yesterday afternoon. F.iicotiraging re
l ports from points along the sound
| have been received, indicating that a
| large run of fish was ou the way up
; the .'treaiji, and it is hoped that a few
more, large and profitable catches can
be made before the season is spent.
, The time for fishing was extended
| from the 10th to the 20th of this
month, and it might be that another
delay will he made possible by the
agreement. However, .another delay
, depends uputi flic actiun ul the fisher
men and authorities.
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! Basball Fans Here Planning
To Enter Albemarle League
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» Meeting here last night, county base
ball fans discussed the'organization rff
a county team with the intention of
' entering the Albemarle Baseball
I league, made up last year by Wind
sor,, F.denton,-Hertford and Elizabeth
i City. .The fans, coming fiere from
" Jamesville and other sections of the
j county for the meeting last night, are
1 submitting-a proposition to the other
.towns, and the outcoiiie will be de
termined at a meeting in Windsor to
night, it was learned from Justice of
the Peace M?yo Grimes this morning
Knocks Down Pumps At
Purol Filling Station Here
Tom May, colored truck driver for
the W. I. r Skiuner„Tobacco Company,
ran into and tore down two gasoline
pumps at the Purol Filling Station
near the here this morning
when lie became excited and lost con
trol of the machine. No one was hurt
but considerable damage was done to
the truck and jjumps,
Local Bank Will Observe
Next Friday as a Holiday
The Branch Banking and Trust
Company here will observe next Fri
day, Mecklenburg Independence Day,
as a holiday. No business will be
the institution that day,
as the epiployee* wtll be out of town.
The day, nrcnalri T>art» of the State,
is widely observed. Business is sus
pended and celebrations are held.
The first of a series of revival
services arranged in the local Chris
tion church was well attended last
evening, the various denominations
being well represented. Rev.
Richard Bagby, of Washington,
occupied the pulpit and Miss Caro
lyn Hosford, of Springfield, Mass.
led the song service,
j Services are being held each eve
ning by the pastor, and Miss Hos
ford is holding two t daily.
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j Checks For Second Install
ment of Loans Are Now '
Being Mailed
Government Fkld Inspector, Mr.'
j C laudius Dockery, whose territory in 1
this State comprises Martin. Wash-j
lington, Tyrrell and' Dare Counties for'
the Crop Production l.oan Office of
1 the Washington Region announces
j that the last of the applications have
j been considered, the government stat-
I iiiK that plenty of time was given the
I farmers to apply for aid. A few far
mers have applied for loans, but their
l delay in so doing tnadt-Aluyii ineligible
I for aid from the ..
Mr. Dockery further statedtlwC
j loan checks, covering installments, arc
now being mailed to all farmers whose
I loans >were approved, hut only to
those fanners who luive mailed to the
I rop Production Loan  I ffice, Wash
ington, 1). C., their report cards as
to what disposition they made of the
proceeds of the first crop production
loan checks received by them.
ItT'Tfiis connection, it will lie interest
ing to—leahi that a large nuniher of
farmers have not mailed tlieTr report
cards to the loan office, which indi
cates that many of thejn for various
reasons do not need the second in
stallment of the loan made to them.
Possibly in many instances this is on
account of the requirement to reduce
their cotton, tobacco, and peanut
acreage to-sixt)-five per cent of the
re.ige .planted I" the .• i Jul is last
Mr. Dockery will make close in
spections liolh time to time of the
farms in this county where crop loans
were made, using as a basis for jtheir
investigations the information on the
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Attorney General Explains
Qualifications For Voting
A citizen who ha* reßtntererl can
j vote in a primary or an election with
out paying poll tax/ according to a
1 ruling announced last week by Attorn
••y General Brummitt in a letter to Mr.
L. J. Hardison, Williams Township
list-taker and candidate for the reg
ister of deeds in ntination.
The a4ui ney- general in his letter
aid the fact that one has been in the
Federal prison doe. not debar IJiifn
, from voting. There is now no poll
tax requirement for voting. Every res
; ident of your township within the con
| stitutional ages of 21 to 50 is liable for
j the poll tax, regardless of having
served a term in prison,
Kiwanians To Hold Their
Regular Meet Wednesday
j Several business matters are sched
uled to engage the time anil thought
of the Kiw'anis ( lull at their Wednes
day noon luncheon this week."
Tin' matter of sending a delegate to
the Detroit convention in J line; prep
aration for the program this club is
to put on in Tarboro the first week
in June; the Boy Scout work for the
balance of 1932, in addition to other
matters. . .
judge Clayton Mtjprc. has agreed to
speak briefly at this meeting if he is
in town. The entire membership is
requested to be present. - •
Firemen Called to Everett
Home Late Friday Night
The local fire company was called
dut last Friday night shortly., after 11
o'clock, when smoke from a trash
bucket filled the kitchen and dining
rooom iji the home of Mrs. lames A.
Evertt on Main Street here. A quan
tity of chips and several pieces of pa
per had been placed in the bucket by
the stove to be used in starting a fire
the following morning, In some way
the paper and chips caught fire and
smoke filled the kitchen" and dining
room, no other damage resulting, how
ever, a« the fire was confined to the
Advertiser* Will Fnd Oar Col
unu ■ Latchkey to Over Sixteen
Hundred Martin County Homes
Rumored That Everett and
Matthews Will File for
Board Commissioners
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A three-cornered race for judge of
the county recorder's court was devel
oped last Saturday when Mr. "Lewis
Peel, (irirtins Township farmer, for
mally announced his candidacy for the
recordership nomination. Mr. Peel
announces subject to the Democratic
primary to he held the fourth of next
month. Mr. Peel's candidacy devel
ops the only three-cornemT" ra?s so
tar created iif this county, Messrs. H.
O. Peel and I . Ben Kiddiek having
announced for the recordership nom
ination several weeks ago.
! Willi the I'iriijal announcement of
|Vir John \\ .* Fubanks, of Hamilton,
,as a candidate to-succeed himself on
the county board of education, another
-contest was created, bringing the num
j her to four, as follows: Register of
t deeds, solicitor of recorder's court,
j hoard of education, and judge of re
corders court, the last being a three
, cornered affair.
I noflicial reports heard during the
j past few days indicated that a con
test would result before next Friday
[night for a place on the board of
j county commissioners. It was stated
jtliat Mr. 11. S. Everett was reconsid
j-Wliig his candidacy to succeed himself
i"ii the TrtwU, and that Mr. Dun Mat
thews was planning to tile Ins candi
dacy as a member of the county board.
~ I lie political fine-up for this coun
ty will he made complete by Friday
midnight of this week, after which
time it will he too late for office as
pirants to file. Whether the political
waters, fairly smooth so far, With few
exceptions, will he greatly 'stirred up
iidwx£n-imw_awl_Fj4ihiy4H4*lmght r +hi*-
week,-is a matter of speculation.
Interest is centering in Jamesville
Township, with two of its favorite
sons, F. H. Ange and Joe Martin out
for board of education nominations,
and Clarence Sexton and Joseph H.
Ilolliday are out for township con
stable. And then that district has a
candidate in A. Corey for the State
"Senatr nominal lon. Tn 'ndrtitfon-to that
the people of that section are said to
he interested in the race for governor
with a declared margin for Candidate
J 1. B Fhringhaus. fountain sup
porters in the district, however, deny
i lie claim of an Fhringhaus margin.
I The roster'of announced candidates
| to date:
j For register .of deeds: J. Sam Get
j singer and Lucian Hardison.
For recorder's court judge: Ben Rid-,
j dick, Herbert O. Peel and Lewis Peel,
t For"solicitor recorder's court: Jos.
W. Bailey and W. Hubert Coburn.
; For sheriff: C. B. Roebuck.
For coroner: S, Rome Biggs.
For county commissioners: Messrs.
T.,C. Griffin, of tiriffins; Van G. Tay
lor, Joshua L. Coltrain,
Williams; John F. Pope, Williamston;
and 11. C. Green. Bear Crass. ,
| For county board education: Messrs.
TJ. Fasoii l.illey, Joe Martin, E. H.
I Ange .and John W. Fubanks.
! For treasurer: C. A. Harrison.
| For representative in the General
Assembly: J. Calvin Smith, of Rober
I For constable, Jamesville Town
ship: Clarence Sexton and Jos H. Hol
For constable: Cross Roads Town
ship, B. B. Biggs.
New Mail Service Rapidly
Gaining Favor Among
Local Patrons
*'• # —•
The new mail schedule, going into
effect between here ami Rocky Mount
yesterday is fast gaining approval by
local postal patrons, it was learned to
day from Postmaster Jesse T. Price.
Letters, postmaarked in Washington
City last night at 7:45 o'clock and at
Richmond at 10:35 were" received here
this mornirig at 8, it was stated. Un
der the new schedule, a letter mailed
here at 7;10 p. m., the time the mail
is closed for delivery to the star route
carrier at 7:30, reaches Richmond at
3:30, and Washington at 6:35 the
following mornihg and New York that
afternoon at 12:10 o'clock. Mails go
injk south from here reach Florence at
5:30 the following morning and Sa
vannah that afternoon at 12:03, Mr.
Price said.
Mail arriving here at t o'clock each
morning except Sunday is in the boxes
by that diracttd to rn«L
patrons ti%ri its way to them by V

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