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Hertford County Herald
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VOL 5 ' AHOSK1E. N. C. DECEMBER 1.1914 ' 'Nc~ J
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AHOSKIE. N. C.
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AHOPKIE, N. C.
E. C. HOBBS1
life and Fire Inaurance
AHOSKIE. N. C.
C. Wallace Jones
Attorney and Councelor-At-Law
WINTON. N. C.
Practice in all rourte. Loana negotiat
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Located in Bank of Winton* .
D. L THOMAS
GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND
Plant *nd Specifications Turniahed upon
Cement and Tile Work
Brick Work a Specialty
'AHOSK1E. N. C.;
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WINTON. N. C.
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Ahoskie, North Carolina.
WHEN IN NEED
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AHOSKIE. N. C.
vDR. L. G^HAFER
=r= specialist 1 "
in the examination of the Eye and
fitting Glasses at "MANHATTAN
HOTEL" Ahoakie every 3rd Wed
nesday. Artificial eyes made to
order, perfect fit and match guar
Home offie Rocky Mount, N. G.
(Vunbridge Hotel Building, First
Floor, Phone 662.
Tbe Standardization ol Public
Method* of Health"'!!" rk.
That public leealth work should
be standardized for the greateset
efficiency of service is the new and
progressive opinion of Dr. W. S.
Rankin. He believes this principle,
that is as old as the knowledge of
weights and measures, is the .fun
dameitfal basis upon which rests
the success of nil future public
health work. As similarity of
conditions determines more or less
the feasibility of such a method,
he recommends that tbe county be
taken as a unit and iu an inltmiive
As the county is the field of
election, the first essential toward
standardization, then, is necessari
l.v an efficient health official?u
practice and skill. Dr. Rankin in
recommending a course of.j practi
cal training for health officials,
gives the tentative plan of the
North Carolina State Board of
Health to illustrate the priuciple.
To the new health officers a course
of practical training consisting of
six or seven months will be given.
The course is as follows: -
(a) State Health Administration
or State Health Laws and Policies,
four weeks. During this course
the apprentice is assistant to the
executive officer of lite Board,
answers as much of the official
mail as lie can, and is referred to
and quizzed upon the proper
(b) ViUl Sutistics. four weeks.
During this time thetapprentice ih
given actual experience in ever.v
phase of the work of the Bureau of
Vital Statistics, la referred to
proper references on Vital Statis
tics and u r^guired to study and
criticize the.vital statistics table
appeariag in various reports.
(c) Popular Sanitary Education,
three weeks. During this course
the aprentice is required to' pre
pare articles for the Bulletin and
press service, to study exhibits,
slides and lanterns, and to act as
assistant to the Bureau Chief. .
(d) Tuberculosis, four weeks.
During this time the apprentice
assists the State Sanatorium arid
in the Bureau for Tuberculosis and
is assigned tlie proper reading and
is given quizzes upon it.
(e) Laboratory, four weeks.
During this time the apprentice
will do the routine examinations of
the State Laboratory and be quiz
zed on the interpretation of water
analysis and upon epidemilogical
(f) County Health Work, six
weeks. During this time the ap
prentice will serve as assistant to
an efficient county health officer
and will be sent, to see special
phases of county health work in
different counties. v
On the completion of this six or
seven months practical course, a
certificate of proficiency in nnblic
health work signed by the Presi
dent and Executive Staff of the
Board will be given the apprentice.
In memory of our father W. P.
Shaw, died November 27th. 1913.
Oh, Father thy gentle voice is
Thy warm true heart is still,
And on thy pale and peaceful face
Is resting deaths cold chill.
Through all pains at times he'd
A smile of heavenly birth.
And when the angels called him
He smiled farewell to earth.
Thy hands are clasped upon thy
We have kissed thy marble brow,
And in our aching hearts we know,
We have no father now.
We loved him, yes we loved him.
But the angles loved him too,
So now he's sweetly sleeping,
Beneath the sky so blue.
' W. P. Shaw Jr.,
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Program, Bertie County Baraca
Pbiiathea Union. Aulander Bap
SatuuaT' Evknino 7 o'clock.
Baraca-Philathea Welcome song.
Address of Welcome.......Prof.
Ghas. H Jenkins.
Response.... ... T. N. Teele
"How Baraca Answers the Ques
tion Am I My Brother's Keek
eri". L. L. Hoggard.
The Importance of Junior work..
Miss Ruby White.
"Secret Service" (State Sec.)
Miss Byrd. ?
Vocal Solo....Miss Kate Jenkins
Address, Baraca Philathea citizen
ship J. H. Matthews
Assignment of Homes to Delegates
Dissmission, Baraca-Philthea bene
Sunday A. M. 10 o'clock.
Relationship of Baraca and Phila
thea classes to the Sunday
School and Church Supt. H
Baraea Quartette. ? '
The Present Gait to Young Men
and Women Prof. C. W^
VocJd^Sulo- A. C. Mitchell.
Convention Sermon Rev. W.
StJKDAT P. M. 2 o'clock.
Hymn. ' v**
Round Table discussion coducted
by "Miss Byrd.
Report of committee. s
Dear Hertford County Her
ald, your weekly visits u> an
exile is a letter of news that we
read with pleasure. I want to re
turn thanks to you and the manv
I was born in Hertford County
and lived in it until 1 was 58 years
old. In I Went to the first
Preaching Servfte that I remember
at Union, and the first Sunday
School I ever attended was there
also, and I am going to call the
roll of my first class. Beginning,
with my teacher, George Wynn,
Bob Riddick, Bob Montgomery,
Jim Brett,* George Brown, Jule
Brown, Fale Benthall, Pleasant
Holloman, Baskem Beverley, Ben
Beverley, Kate Parker, Rend
Sewell, Dick Night. We' all sat
on a bench, so that most of our
bare feet could not touch the floor,
with a blue back selling book to
study. The most 1 remember of
that lesson was Mr. Wynn's looks.
The most of that clsss has an
swered the last roll call on earth,
and to James E. Britt I owe my
invitation to go in Church and
S. S. My father was in the Civil
War. and he begged my mother to
let me go with him, and his recent
death was mourned by me. Uncle
Tom Wright Hayes was the Super
intendent, and he preached. All I
remember was.the glass of water
he had on the pulpit, and his man
ner of taking a sip every few
minutes, and how I wanted some.
I am going to close by afcking
your correspondents to keep up
the news and tell us all of it.
J. H. Evasb.
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Social Clob Adds Nev Feature.
At eight o'clock Friday night,
November 87, the membersof the
Round Dozen "Club gathered for
their second regular meeting, at
the hospitality home of Mr. and
Mra. VV. L. Curtis. The Club was
called to order bv the Pres. Mrs.
M. D. Curtis, and in the business
meeting which followed, it was
decided that the club add its
sheer social purposes, something
of a literary character. To this
end, each member is requested to
uriug with him to the next meet
ing, and deposit temporarily, some
book that has interested him.
These books having been read by
the several members, may then be
discussed one at a time, at the
regular semi-monthly meetings.
This literary featura is, however,
not to the exclusion of, but mere
ly an addition to the real social
functions of the organization.
Following the business meeting
were a series of contests all ready
and skillfully arranged by the
programme committe. These con
tests proved a source of amuse
ment, if not of extreme pleasure
in all instances. It is never-the-less
sufficient to state that the early
hours of the night sped by in quick
succission and unnoticed.
Those present were: Mias Janie
Bell Baker, Miss Stephens Oarrick,
Miss Blanch Gerock, Miss Pattie
Leary, Miss Blanch McNeill and
Miss Bettie Sessoms: Mrs. W. L.
Curtis, Mrs,M. D.Curtis and J.
\V. Godwin; Messrs D. P Boyette
J. O. Carter, W. L. Curtis,
Stanley Leary, J. H. Roberson
and L. C. Williams.
The refreshments served c jnsist
ed of fruit, aalod and wafers. The
party disbanded with all faces
turned toward the home of M*s.
M. D. Curtis as their "Mecca,"
or next meeting ulace^.
L. C. Williams, Reporter.
Teacher's Meeting. -
Tbe Teachers' Association for
Hertford County met in Ahoskie
Saturday, October 3lst. Tbe meet
ing was onened with prayer, after
which the President asked the Se
cretary lo enroll llie teachers.
Seventeen"teachers wen- present.
Tbe officers werfe elected for the
coming year as follows: Prof. N.
W. Britton, President; Prof. G.
E. Lineberr.v. Vice-president; and
Miss Mabel Laurence Secretary
A (o nmittee was appointed to
make an outline of the work to be
done in we Reading Circle this
year, and-prepare a program for
each meeting. This committee
was as follows: Prof. N. W. Brit
ton, Miss Mary Williams, and
Mrs. Sam Boyette; also as Super
intendent, Mr. John C. Scar
lue county commencement was
discussed. 'The teachers expressed
themselves as heartely in favor of
this movement, and a committee
was appointed to make plans ttr
A very short but interesting
program was given as follows: A
very impressive talk by Prof.
Williams, of the Ahoskie High
School. Miss Georgia Pi land, of
Winton, read an excellent paper
on the "First Day of School."
Many of the teachers discussed
this question. Rev. G. L. Dowell
was present and- made a brief talk
on the question.
Prof. Britton spoke on "The
Duties of the Teacher to Herself.
We were very glud to have with
us Prof. G. IS. Lineberry, of
Chowan College. Mr. Lineberry
made a very interesting comment
on "The Attitude of the Teacher
to the Piipil." His words were
brief and to the point. He spoke,
of his deep interest in our phase
of educational work. We hope he
will 'find it convenient to meet
with us often.
Our meeting was a successful
one and we hope to give glowing
reports of our future meetings.
The next meeting will beheld in
Winton Saturday Dec, ?th,
Mabel Laurence, Sec.
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Compied wd Anuiged fwHaald
r Itedmby JftegL
Prof. Thomas D. Kemp of
Washington, N. C. formerly in
structor of music in the graded
school here was a visitor iu town
Mr. Kobert Biizemore of Nor
folk was a guest of his sister Mrs.
Thurtnatt Williford on Thanks
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Knight
were guests "of relatives here
Thanksgiving, returning to their
borne in Weldon on Friday,
Editor S'. W. Kenney was in
our town last Friday oubusiness.
The boys of the society gave a
reception last Friday evening to
the girls of the society. Many in
teresting contests were enjoyed
and refreshments served.
Roland Lee, a colored employee
of llall Mill near here had three
fingers cut off by machinery of the
mill. The fingers were amputated
by Drs. Horton and Garriss.
Among the visitors to Norfolk
on Thanksgiving day were Misses
Nanc.v Beothall and Gladys Early,
Messrs Claud Grant, C. W.
Mitchell Jr., Colbert .Williford,
A. J. Dunning, Eric Coward,
Lacy Early, T. R. Urquhart,
Robert Minton, Dr. Horton and
H. W. Early,
The orchestra here has been en
gaged to furnish music for an
operetta to be given in Windsor
during Xmas week under
the direotion of Mrs, C.?J.
Sawyer. Mrs. Sawyer is an ac
complished musician and the en
tertainment no doubt will excel
the usual form of programs.
Abput forty people will present
?Judge F. D. Winston, Messrs
Dunslari and Gray passed tlirough
here Monday on their way*
to Windsor. Judge Winston had
been attending Federal Court and
will return on Monday,
Mrs. George >H. Steigler and
sister Miss Annie Dunning left
Friday for Washington, D. C., the
home of Mrs. Steigler.
Mr. Marvey Slade died at his
home here Friday night after a
long period of illness. Mr. Slade
was about 65 years old and had
not been in good health for many
months. He leaves a widow and
"several children fn this community
and in other sections. The funeral
services were conducted by Rev.
T. T. Speight, formerly pastor of
Conritsa church of which institu
tion Mr. Slade was a member. The
interment took place at the old
Slade place near this town. Mr.
Slade served as Coroner for the
county for several years.
Adaline Taylor an aged colored
woman died near here on Saturday
morning. She was a good old
woman and will be missed. She
was the'wife of Martin Tiiyloe a
respected colored man *i>f this
Mr. W. D. Burden made a busi
ness trip to Norfolk last week.
Prof, and Mrs. Herbert W. Early
of Windsor were here last week
visiting the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Abnor Early. Prof, and Mrs.
Early a tended the Teachers con
vention "at Raleigh last week re
turning here on Saturday.
The faculty under the direction
of Mrs. L. G. Bullard will present
a pl|iy here in the near future.
Announcement of the date will
be made later.
Mr. Shield Slade of Gates coun
ty was here last Sunday to attend
the funeral of hia father; Mr.
Harvey J. Slade.
Mr. Erpest Marsh was among
those who attended the football
games in Norfolk Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Bazemore
and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Saunders
of Lewiston were guests of Mrs.
T. C. Williford on Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. Cox of Winter
ville were guests of their sister
Mrs. Herbert Jenkens during
(Continued on page 4.)
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