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Watch the Label Oa Yoor
Paper Aa It- Carries the Data
Whan Yoor Subscription Expiree
VOLUME XXXV—NUMBER 25
SEED FUND HAS
HELPED 32 NEEDY
IN THIS SECTION
Believe Fund Will Prove of
Valuable Worth When
Next Winter Comes
One or two batches of seeds given
out through the Enterprise seed fund
might be lost in the tares, but it is
believed that virtually all of the 32 ap
plicants will cultivste their seed and
bring forth multiplied harvests worth
many, many times more than the orig
inal cash expenditure.
The demands for seed were greatest
last Saturday, when more than a bush
el of peas and about $lO worth of as
sorted seeds were distributed. Hominy
beans and field peas should be plenti
ful next fall and winter in those homes
where starvation is ssid to have lurked
during the cold months of 1931 and
1932. And then collard and csbbage
seeds have been given much consid
eration in garden planning for those
unemployed and more or less depend
ent upon the graces of their fellow
As a whole, the seed fund has been
championed by a very few liberal giv
ers, the masses giving it very little
interest and even less money. How
ever, reports coming back from those
sharing in the distribution are encour
aging, indicating that much good can
be expected as a result of the fund.
Unable to hire a team, one applicant
prepared an acre of land for planting
with a grubbing hoe. With a large
portion of the tract planted in field
peas and other parts ptanted to a large
assortment of other seeds, the fast
aging colored man and his family will
not go hungry this coming fall and
winter. His example is a worthy one
and ihould be followed by others.
Those who stand by and sleep now
will find it difficult to get oil in the
trying hour next fall and winter, it is
The numerous calls for seed had
just about depleted the supply of field
peas on hand when Mr. Lucian Har
dison brought in another bushel day
before yesterday for distribution a
mong the needy. Nearly half of them
had been given up until noon today.
The fund is about depleted, but ad
ditional contributions will not be ask
ed just now.
Club Women Entertained
with Fish Dinner There
By Miss Lora B. Sleeper, Agent
Jamesville Home Demonstration
Club women established a precedent
in the history of Martin County Ex
tension activities when they invited the
county council to a fish dinner there
yesterday. Twenty-nine women repre
■enting the clubs of Poplar Chapel,
Parmele, Everetts, Farm Life, Mace
donia, Palmyra and Holly Springs be
sides the 20 members from the Jamea
yville club assembled in the Jamesville
club rooms at 11 a. m. Owing to rain
the meeting waa held immediately and
after the necessary business of the
meeting, the Jamesville women invited
their guests to a luncheon which was
abuntant, proving much work put
forth on the part of the entertainers.
The women were much surprised
when invited to go on a boat up the
river toward Williamston and return.
The trip was given the ladies through
the kindness of the club members and
W. B. Gaylord, of Jameaville. All wo
men in attendance were indeed grate
ful for a day of genuine pleasure af
forded them through the efforts of the
Jamesville women and other towns
The county council in its regular sea
sion voted this year to have a welfare
fund with Mrs. Eason Lilley to have
charge of this fund. County dues were
reported paid and a pledge of $lO to
the Jane S. McKimmon student loan
fund was also reported paid with a
.mill balance in the treasury. The neat
council meeting will be the regular
field day meeting in August and will
be held at Mrs. Will Taylor's near
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New $70,000 PostofGce for
Williamston Is Mentioned
The erection of a new $70,000 post
office in Williamston was mentioned
this week in a Federal relief program
sponsored by Speaker John N. Garner
of the House of Representatives, The
program aa sponsored by Mr. Garner
wosld provide the. expenditure of mil
lions of dollars in the state during the
next fiscal year.
Prospects for the erection of a build
ing bete and others in other towns are
not very bright, however.
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The world's oldest clergyman is said
to be the Rev. D. R Norman, 103,
of BmecMs, Warwick, England.
Boy Found Asleep in Bathtub
With Water Up To His Mouth
Joseph, the seven-year-old son of
Dr. and Mrs. V. A. Ward, badly
frightened the members of the
family and proved himself a (reg
ular duck in the water last Satur
day night when he was found
sleeping in the bath tub wtfli |the
water up to his month. And he
was disappointed when ordered
out of the tub to hia bed.
Going to the bathroom about
8:30, the child waa thought to have
completed his bath and continued
on /to hia ragtdar bed. Later in
the evening the boy's older broth
GIVE AWAY MORE
FLOUR TO NEEDY
AH Applicants Must Make
Their Claims Between
2 and 5 O'clock
Needy families who are planning to
push their claims for free flour here
tomorrow are reminded that they will
have to call at the temporary Red
Cross quarters in the Episcopal church
building on Main Street here between
2 and 5 o'clock or their requests will
not be considered.
Those planning to call for flour
tomorrow afternoon and later con
sidering attending the minstrel show
will find it unnecessary to ask for
more flour the following week. A few
might get by, but welfare authorities
are planning to refuse those aid who
beg for bread and yet spend their
money to see a "yallow gal" shake
her legs. ""A
Families who received flour last Sat
urday in sufficient amount to run them
for more than a week are warned not
to request an additional helping to
AS TO SEASONS
Those Interested In Duck
Hunting Are Asked To
In an effort to determine the most
suitable open season for shooting mi
gratory fowl, Assistant State Game
Warden Charles Moore, of Washing
ton, is asking all interested in the sea
son to answer the following questions
and forward the answers to him:
1. If any of the following open sea
sons—one month, six weeks, two
months—should be permitted by the
Federal regulations, please indicate by
month and day the time (between Oc
tober 1 and January 15) of the open
season that would be most suitable
for your section.
2. Would you suggest the adoption
of an open season with a reduced num
ber of shooting hours daily? If so,
what hour, in your opinion, should
shooting open and at what hour should
3. What is your opinion of the rest
day principle as applied to open aea*
sons on migratory wild game birda?
4. If, for example, a 30-day aeason
is allowed, would you prefer it extend
ed over a three months period by the
insertion of weekly rest daya, or would
you recommend a solid, season of 30
consecutive days? *
5. If you favor an open season with
weekly rest daya, please indicate on
what days in each week shooting
should be prohibited in your opinion.
6. Would you suggest a further re
duction of bag limits?
7. Would you suggest the adoption
of an amendment to prohibit shooting
wild fowl over baited grounds and
j 8. Would you suggest the adoption
of an amendment to prohibit or reatrict
the use of live decoys?
1 Mr. Moore states that reports re
ceived from the nesting grounds in
Canada indicate that ducks and geese
will have a normal hatch this season.
There are many hunters in this coun
ty who visit the marshes along the
coast each season, and it is believed
the questions will be of interest to
Fishing Phenomenon Is
Reported by Hal Biggs
After following the small creeks and
witching the cork for years, Hal Biggs
popular old colored fellow of this place,
just recently found out why he caught
all the eels and catfish, while the white
folks caught all the nice perch. >
With two catfish dangling from a
string in his hand, Biggs waa coming
across Sans Souci ferry when John
Skiles, colored, told him that nice
speckled perch were "white folks' fish,"
and catfish and eels were "niggers'
fish." And Hal went on to explain
the times he had fished with hie white
friends all day long and while they
pulled Hi the perch he caught the cat
fish. He admitted, however, that he
had caught a few good-sized perch
during his long fishing career.
Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina, mm*t+xiy*6l9o
ar, Vernon, jr., started to the bath
room and found the door locked.
He called but received no pnawer.
The young boy waa not in his bed
and could not be found in any
other part of die (house. Members
of the family were badly fright
ened and tore down the bathroom
door to find the little fellow sleep
ing peacefully Jwith the water up
to his mouth. The disturbance
created -by knocking down the
door was unnoticed by him, but
he waa hardly lifted clear of the
tub jbefore he awakened and made
known his disappointment.
Members of Auxiliaries In
Bertie and Martin
The annual meeting of the Auxiliar
ies of the Episcopal churches in the
counties of Martin and Bertie was
held with St. Martin's Parish at Ham
ilton Wednesday, May 25th. Holy
Communion was celebrated at 10 o'-
clock, Rev. A. H. Marshall being cel
ebrant. Mrs. James G. Staton, dis
trict president, presided, and an in
teresting program had been arranged.
Miss Effie Waldo, district secretary,
welcomed the visitors and Mrs. Fred
Dunstan, of Windsor, responded!
Taking as his text, the motto of the
district: "Who knoweth whether thou
art come to the kingdom for such a
time as this" (Esther, Chapter 4, part
14), Mr. Marshall delivered a very
interesting sermon. One of the most
pleasing numbers on the program was
the address of Mrs. George Marshall,
who is on a visit to her parents at Bel- ]
haven after an absence of two years
spent in Tokyo, Japan. She gave a
pleasing recital of the home-life of the
Japanese and many of their customs.
Especially did she stress the high
sense of honor among the people,
which is a national characteristic. She
displayed many curios, cakes, etc., and
among them was a handsome kimono
worn by a bride among the nobility.
Other speakers were, Mrs. W. S. Car
awan, of Columbia; Mrs. P. T. An
thony, dioceasan supply secretary.
Mrs. Cox, of Winterville, "Mother of
Districts," was introduced and she
read a letter from her daughter, Miss
Venetia Cox, who ia a missionary in
Shanghai and ministered to many
stricken people duing the recent fight
Noon-day prayers for missions were
said by Rev. A. J. Mackie, of Wind
sor, who also spoke on what the dis
trict meeting means to a rector.
It was voted to give the offering to
ward the building of the Hostess
House at Camp Leach. Roxobel ask
ed for the meeting next year and after
a rising vote of thanks was given,
Mrs. Marshall for her splendid ad
dress, the meeting adjourned for lunch
which was served in the Masonic Hall.
Tables were filled with appetizing
dishes and made beautiful with cut
flowers. The Hamilton people were
true to their reputation for hospitality,
and the meeting was voted the most
pleasant of any held since the forma
tion of the district.—Reported.
IN COUNTY JAIL
Majority of Cases Has To
Do with Larceny and j
An investigation made yesterday re
vealed that there are sixteen guests
registered in the county hotel, com
mooly known as the county jail, but
sometimes referred to as the hoose
gow, gaol, cage den, coop, or panop
A majority, or eleven, of the num
ber were there becauae they coveted
their neighbors' property. Two more
are balancing their accounts for violat
ing the liquor laws. Another one was
in there for drunkenneas, Sheriff Roe
buck atating that he was in and out so
much it was difficult to establish the
status of the case. One prisoner is
serving a short sentence for an as
sault, and another ia awaiting removal
to a correctional institution.
The number is about equal, there be
ing 7 white and 9 colored prisoners.
The whites would have led, but three
of their number were removed to state
Thirteen Pupils Enroll for
Work In Summer School
Thirteen local children have enrolled
| for inatruction in the special summer
school arranged here by Principal Wm.
R. Watson, it was announced yester
day. During the next six weeks the
pupils will review certain subjects in
an effort to remove conditions.
Principal Watson and Miss Esther
Gatling are instructing the students in
the various subjects.
ARE SOUGHT BY
Estimates on Acreage Vary
Greatly In This Part
of the Belt
Martin County farmers ceased talk
ing about the blue mold a few dsys ago
and started one of the most thorough
searches for tobacco plants ever re
ported in this section. And
though the transplanting season is just
about spent, many farmers are contin
uing their search for plants, it is un
derstood. Just how long our farmers
will continue to transplant is not
known, but it has been said that some
will be at it as late as the middle of
June and probably even later than
No retiable estimate can be had as to
the acreage given to the crop in the
county this year, but it is believed that
the reduction wilt not be as great as it
was first predicted. A few farmers
have transplanted all the first planned
to transplant. Others are said to have
increased their acreage, thinking that
the ahortage in plants would boost the
price of the crop next fall, but these
cases are not numerous, according to
the best information obtained here.
Two days ago, one farmer in the
county had transplanted 200 acres and
then he was 90 acres below his acre
age mark. The question now arises
will it be advisable for farmers to con
tinue transplanting this late in the sea
son? Late crops, in a majority of
cases, never do as well as those plant
ed early in the season, but many of
the farmers are going right on with
Conditions surrounding the trans
planting are so unusual and have
changed so much that no one seems to
have any definite acreage decrease in
his mind. Varying estimates have
been offered, ranging from 60 to 80
per cent of a normal crop.
Crops transplanted several days ago
are said to be growing rapidly, very
favorable seasons having been experi
enced so far.
Only Five Cases Are Called
By Judge Bailey Here
A dull session featured the meeting
of the recorder's court here last Tues
day when Judge Bailey called only five
The case charging Arthur Lilley
with beating his wife was not prossed.
This action followed after Mrs. Lilley
traveled 12 miles on a truck about mid
night nearly two weeks ago to swear
out a warrant for her husband's ar
rest. The intervening period tightened
the family ties apparently, and she did
not testify against the man.
The case charging Lucian Bellamy
with violating the liquor laws was con
tinued one week.
Adjudged guilty of operating a car
while intoxicated, B. B. Hight was
fined SSO, the court revoking his li
cense for six months.
The case charging Hubert Morton
with non-payment of board bill, was
Jesse Council, Earl Mosely and
Mark Flores, white, were each sen
tenced to the roads for three months
I when they were found guilty of steal-
I ing chickens.
' Miss Farmer Dies at Home
I of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Here
j Miss Demarcus Farmer, 82 years
' old, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs
Exum Ward here early today Jollow
! ing a brief illness. She had been un
! usually active for her advanced age
up until about three weeks ago, when
i she contracted a cold and her health
I began to fail rapidly.
I Miss Farmer, a distant relative of
Mrs. Ward, came here from Mount
Olive last year and has made her home
with Mr. and Mrs. Ward since that
Funeral services will be conducted
from her late home here tomorrow
morning at 8:30 o'clock and interment
will follow in the Mount Olive Cem
etery that afternoon.
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Legion Organises Junior
Ball Club Here Thursday
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The organization of a junior baseball
team by the American Legion was al
most completed here yesterday after
noon when fourteen boys met with
Mr. Bob Leggett it the high school
and discusssd the plans for'a team.
Any other boys interested in taking
part as a member of the legion's team
are invited out for regular practice.'*
Names of the boys reporting yester
day are as follows:
Taylor Malone, J. D. Bowen, Wal
ter Cook, Jim Williams, Wheeler Mar
tin, Reginald Simpsop, Jim Rhodes,
George Peel, Hardy Rose, Oscar An
derson, Pete Fowden, Jack Manning,
Tom Rose, Ben Hopkins.
TO BUY POPPIES
Washington Auxiliary Will
Sponsor Sale of Poppies
Tomorrow will be "Poppy Day" in
Williamston and in thousands of other
cities and towns throughout the Unit
ed States. America, going to work to
morrow morning, will find women and
girls on the streets wearing the badge
of the American Legion Auxiliary and
offering bright red poppies to be worn
in honor of the men who lost their
lives in the world war. By night the
little flowers of remembrance will glow
on millions of coats and the coin-boxes
of poppy-sellers will clink with the
country's annual offering for the dis
abled veterans and their dependents.
The poppies to be sqld here tomor
row by the Legion Auxiliary of Wash
ington have alt been made by disabled
World War veterans, thousands of
whom have been given employment
making the flowers for sale. Under the
direction of the auxiliary more than
10,000,000 poppies, paper replicas of
the poppies of France and Flanders,
have been made in 58 hospitals and
poppy workrooms in 34 different
states. The work has been given to
disabled men in greatest need and the
penny each paid for shapping the lit
tle flowers has meant food, shelter,
clothing and fuel for many veterans'
families during the winter and spring.
Every penny of the dimes, quarters,
and dollars which the public will pay
for its poppies tomorrow will go to the
relief of the disabled veterans and their
families through the relief activities of
the Legion and Auxiliary.
LITTLE GIRL DIES
Mary Frank Hitch, Seven
Years Old, Dies After
Mary Frank Hitch, seven-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hitch,
died in a Washington hospital about
9 o'clock Wednesday night of tetanus,
generally known as lockjaw. She had
been ill only a short while, the disease
developing so rapidly that the little
child failed to respond to treatment.
Several days ago, while playing with
little friends near her home on Church
Street here she scratched herself, but
she complained very little of the hurt
at that time. She held up well under
the onslaught of the disease and con
tinued to play with her little friends
up until a day or two before her death.
Her illness took a serious turn Tues
day night and while every effort was
made to combat the disease it had
gained so much headway that doctors
were unable to check it. She was re
moved to a Washington hospital
* Funeral services were held at 12 o'-
clock today in the Church of the Ad
vent here by Rev. B. E. Brown, Epis
copal minister of Tarboro. Interment
was in the Baptist cemetery.
Among the out-of-town people at
tending the last rites were Mrs. Payne
and Messrs. Arthur and Reeves Hitch,
all of Norfolk.
Baptist Announces Their
Services for Next Sunday
The pastor of the Baptist church
will conduct a religious service at the
, convict camp Sunday afternoon at 1:30
j o'clock. And any persons in the com-
I munity who are interested are cordially
invited to go out for the Service.
J Following our regular custom, there
I will be no preaching service in this
church Sunday night, thus giving the
membership an opportunity to partici
pate in the closing aervice of the meet
ing, terminating at that time at the
The pastor will preach, following
the Sunday school, Sunday morning at
the 11 o'clock hour. All people are
welcome. And at this service there
will be special music, rendered by Mrs.
Earl Wynne and Mrs. Titus Critcher,
who have very kindly consented to
This church and Sunday school wish
to say to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hitch
how conatantly it has thought of them
in these days, and how prayerfully I
Announce Curb Market
Prices for Tomorrow
The women selling here on the curb
market last Saturday sold $31.75 in
spite of a bad rainy day. The sellers
appreciated the patronage of the peo
ple in Wi|liamston on this first bad
rainy day. A partial list of prices for
this week, follows:
Eggs, dozen 11 cents; new potatoes,
5 cents a pound; asparagus, 12 cents
a bunch; kale, 3 pounds 5 cents; sweet
potatoes, 4 pounds 10 garden
peas, 5 cents a pound; cabbage, pound
2 1-2 cents a pound; corn meal, 1 cent
a pound; chicken (frying size) 20 cents,
a pound; honey, 10 cents a jar.
FREE HEADSTONES 1
Although few requests have
been made in thia county, it ia un
derstood that the government will
furniah free of charge headatonea
for unmarked gravea of aoldiera
and sailors who served in the
World War. Headstones are al
ao furnished free for ipunarked
graves of Civil and Spanish War
The stones, meaauring 42 inches
long, 4 inches thick, and 13 inchea
wide, are shipped freight prepaid
to any part of the country upon
request of relatives of the de
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Wm. Thomas Edmondson
Was Buried Near Spring
William Thomas Edmondson, high
ly respected citizen of near Hamilton,
died at the home of his son there last
Tuesday, following a stroke of paraly
sis suffered several months ago. He
had been confined to his room much
of the time just preceding his death,
the enl coming gradually.
The* son of the late Reuben and
Mary Ann Edmondson, lie was born
and reared on the farm. He was 74
years old and farmed all his life. Five
children, H. T. Edmondson, W. J.
Edmondson, of Hamilton; S. Af Ed
i mondson, of Hopewell, Va.; Mrs. Wm.
Lynch, of Hamilton; and Mrs. R. H.
Edmondson, of Robejsonville, survive.
Funeral services were conducted
from his late home Wednesday after
noon by Elder W. E. Grimes. Burial
was in the family cemetery, near
BUT FOUR FILE
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Expenditures Made by Four
County Candidates Are
Of the 32 candidates out for the
various offices in this county, only 4
have filed a list of their expenses with
the clerk of the superior court in ac
cordance with the mandates of the law,
it was learned here this morning.
The depression is reflected in the
ex|>enditifrcs made by the nomination
seekers, the costs stopping after the
filing fee was paid to.the chairman of
the county board of elections.
A. Corey, candidate for She State
Senate nomination, is high in the list,
but even his expenditures, $30.50, is
very small. I.ucian J. Harditfon was
next with an expenditure of sl3; J.
Sam Getsinger third with $5 spent;
and H. S. Everett, sl.
All candidates, whether they have
opposition or not, arc supposed to file
the expenditures made by them, but
the practice has not been very wide
ly followed in this county," only two
having filed their costs in 1930.
Series of Services in Bear
Grass Presbyterian Church
Sunday, May 29, 1932.
The usual services will be held in
the Williamston church Sunday.
Church school at 9:45 a. in. Worship
service and sermon at 11.
We are in the midst of our series of
revival services in the chapel at Bear
Grass. Rev. F. M. Dick, of Ahoskie,
is delivering each evening at 8 p. in.,
a forceful and .timely message. The
building is filled each evening.- But
there is always room for II-1
lustnrted hymns thrown on a screen
by a steropticon machine arc being
sung each evening, and short lectures
explaining the work in China, -Japan,
Africa, and other foreign mission fields
are illustrated with pictures from the
The church school will meet at 9:45
a. m. and will be followed by the wor
ship service and sermon at 11 a. m.
The usual service will be held at 8 p.
m. Don't miss the opportunity of see
ing these pictures and hearing these
hermons. The meeting will continue
through next week.
At Roberson's Chapel church school
..will meet at 4 p. jbu_ _
Cdme and make these services yours.
7floo Students Write
v Essays For Contest
Raleigh.—Approximately 7,000 stu
dent* pf more than 100 .State high
schools wrote essays in the fifth an
nual essay contest of the North Caro
lina Cotton Growers Cooperative As
sociation, now being conducted.
Advertiser* Will Fad Oar Cot
am* a Latchkey to. Over Sixteen
Hundred Martin County Hones
Twelve Precincts Entitled
To 115 Votes In The
1 reparations are now being made
for holding meetings in the twelve
voting precincts within the next week
or two when Martin County voters
will reorganize their respective com
mittees and get a chance to voice their
preference for a presidential candidate,
however little that preference might
be. While many of the precinct meet- -
ings are scheduled to he held in other
counties on June 4, no date has been
mentioned for Martin, but an an
nouncement Of details will be made
later, it was learned from Elbert S.
Peel, chairman of the Democratic Ex
ecutive Committee in this county, yes
terday. The date for holing, the
county convention will also be an
nounced later or in ample time for the
county body to organize and choose
its delegates to the State convention
which will be held in Raleigh ,on
June 16. >
'Each precinct, after perfecting its
organization, will name its delegates
to the county convention, the number
to be based on the votes cast for the
governor in the last general election
which was in November, 1928. With
the 1928 vote serving as a basis, the
respective precincts are entitled to
send the following number of dele
Jamesville, H;. Williams, 6; Grif
fins, 11; He;ir (irass, 7; Willianistoti,
25; ( russ Roads, 12; Kobersonville,
I*'; (ibid I Vint, J; (joose Nest, 7; Has
sell *; Hamilton 7; l'oplar Point, 4.
I'or each 25 votes or major fraction
thereof, the individual precinct has
the right to name one delegate to the
county convention. A full represen
tation is seldom reported. For every
150 votes or major fraction thereof
the county is entitled to send one del
egate to the State convention.
•As there was no established pre
cinct in Hassell in 1928, it is under
stood that the voters there ,will have
to organize themselves and accompany
Hamilton delegates trr the convention
where a division will likely be made.
The respective organizations in the
several precincts arc* as follows:
Jamesville, R. O. Martin, chairman;
C. Fleming, F. V. Stalling*, J. R.
Knuwles, "11. H. Barber.
Williams, Joshua. 1.. Coltrain,-chair-
I man; John N. Hopkins, Stuart . Tet-
W. W. Griffin,, : Lucian Hardi
J Griffins, Plentiy Peel, chairman; W.
I B. Harrington, T. C. Griffin, J. Eason
l.illey, Louis Peel.
Willfamstoft, Leslie Fowden, chair-
Jman, A. K. Dunning, J. 1,. Hassell, C.
A. Harrison, R. L. Coburn.
Ilear Grass, A. B. Rogerson, chair
man; H. C. Green, Calvin Ayers, J.
D. Wynn, Kneezer Harrison.
Cross Roads, J. S. Ayers, chairman;
J. S. Peel, Andrew Clark, Van Taylor,
J. B. Barnhjl),.
Poplar Point,. W. S. White, chair-,
man; Harrell F-'verett, Roy Taylor.
Robersdnville, Ed -James, chairman;
IJ. W. House, Mrs. Vernon Ward, H.
B. Everett, G. H. Cox,
Gold Point, J. L. Croom, chairman;
W. A. Vanderford.
Hamilton, J. A. chair
man; Harry Waldo, Paul Salsbury,
D. G. Matthews, F. L. Gladstone.
Goose Nest, J. W. Hines, chairman;
J. A. Everett, B. M.Worsley, Tom
Johnson, Dr. E. F. Pittman.
Bank and Postoffice Will
Be Closed Here All
Day That Day
National Memorial Day will be ob
served locally as a holiday by the
Branch Banking and Trust Company
and the postoffice, including its several
departments, it was officially announc
ed this week. As there is much ac
tivity on the farms just at this time in
this section, general business will be
carried on as usual, it is understood.
In the industrial centers of the nation
the day is widely observed as a holi
day. and as a result the main _high
ways of the country are crowded with
tourists taking advantage of the half
day holiday on Saturday, all day Sun
day and all day Monday.
No rural deliveries will be made
from the postoffice and there'll be no
window service in Uw jpftoftc? fcr
ing the day.
A few local people are planning to
visit Washington City over the week
end to see the ball games.