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VOL.6 . AHOSKIE, N. C., JANUARY 29, 1915i N() "2
Tate Machinery A Supply Co.,
ttttietea, N. C.
Everything in Machinery end Suppliee
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Dr. c. g Powell
OVEK 5. J. DILDAY S STORE
AHOSKIE. N. C.
i/Vinborne <fc Wlnborne
Benj. B. Winborne
MURFREESBORO, N. C.
Phonea No. 17 and 21.
Edgar Thomas Snipes
Real Estate Bought and 8otdJ
Office: 2nd Floor J. W. Godwin, Jr, tifdg
AHOSKIE. N. C.
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R. R. ALLEN
SASH. DOORS. BLINDS, WINDOW
GLASS. HARDWARE. RAINT8
AND BUILDING MATERIALS
Wholesale and Reiail ?
No. I?S7 Waahlajtun Square
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SASH. DOORS. HARDWARE.
PAINTS. LIME. CEMENT. SEWER
PIPE. CART MATERIAL. MILL
SUPPLIES. STOVES. RANGES
AND ETC. CLOSE PRICES.
MAIL ORDERS SOLICITED
E- L. FOLK CO.
No. ri7-9iw Wa?hin?lon Square
W. W. ROGERS
Prompt Attention Given to All
AHOFKIE. N. C.
C. Wallace Jones
Attorney and Couneelor-At-Ijiw
WINTON. N. C.
Practice in all courta. Loanr negotiat
ed. Soecial attention to eollectiona.
Located in Bank of Win ton
D. L. THOMAS
GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND
Plana and Specification! f urniahed upon
Cement and Tile Work
Prick Work a Specialty
ahoskie. n. c.;
Roaweli C Brldger
* WINTON. N. C.
J. R. EVANS
Practical Tin Roofer imd Sheet
? MURFREESBORO. K. C.
FRANK G. TAYLOE
Ahoskie, North Carolina. N
DR. L. G. SHAFER
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in the examination of the Eye and
fitting Glasses at "MANHATTAN
HOTEL" Aboakie every 3rd Wed
nesday. Artificial eyes made to
xmler, perfect fit and match guar
Home offie Rocky Mount, N. C.
Combridge Hotel Building, First
Floor, Phone 668.
* It Really Dos* Relieve Rheumatism.
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Everybody who is afflicted with
Rheumatism in any form should
o.v all means keep a bottle of
Sloan's Liniment on hand. The
minute you feel pain or soreness
in a joint or muscle,J)ativi it with
Sloan's Liniment. Do not rub it.
Sloan's penetrates almost immedi
ately right to the seat of pain, re
lieving the hot, tender, swollen
feeding and making the part easy
and comfortable. Get a bottle of
Sloan's Liniment fqr 25c, of any
druggist and have it in the house
?against Colds, Sore and Swollen
Joints. Lumbago. Sciatica and
like ailments. Yngr money back
if not satisfied, but it does give
almost instant relief. Buy a bot
tle to-day. Adv.
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. Helps lor Home-Makers
Kdlled bv (be Kxtension Dspartment
of The Slate .Normal and In
The tttate Normal and Indust
rial College desiring to broaden
the Extension work, and meet a
demand which ia constantly being
made, wiabea to make the follow
ing announcement to the people
in the state.
Realizing the desire on\the "part
of the people for more information
on the practical problems in the
home and community, the essen
tial things are going to be talked
about from week to week in a
column in your home paper. The
subjects discussed will be the prac
tical problems in everyday Kfe.
This will be an attempt to help the
home makers solve some of .those
perplexing questions in a sane,
sensible, and easy manner,. These
are not to be theories but facts.
Facts that other home-makers have
worked out and found successful
will be given to you. The follow
ing is a suggestion of the plans
whice we anticipate carrying out.
Variety of preparation of the
Monotony in food is a thiDg to
? The Garden
Vegetables all the year round
lessen the doctor's bill, and add
variety and value to our daily
Care and use.
'Valuable as food, but unless
well cared for, a menace to health.
The most 'useful room in the
Why not arrange it so as to do
the most work with the least
Help the tired house keeper.
Treatment of new floors.
Renovation of old floors.
Care of all floors.
Enough. Watch the column for
This is to be a column for the
people. We want to meet your
needs?in other words we are go
ing to urge oooueiation. If our
column is not answering your
questions?ask them, we urge
you to ask for any information
you may desire. If possible, we
will answer the question in this
column, and give others the
benefit of the inquiry. It may be
an individual question which we
will be glad to work out with you
personally. We will consider it a
privilege and a pleasure to co
uporuic wivu juu in tons worn.
You are practical home-makers.
You liuve worked- out problems
that others will be glad to know
about. Tell us about them, so we
may tell other North Carolinians.
One problem, practically worked
out is better than all the untried
So it shall be:
1. Problems we have solved.
\.2, Problems you bave solved.
* 3. Problems you want solved.
We a>e'compiling a Loan Libra
ry for the benefit of North Caro
linians. We are collecting the
best books, magazines, and pam
phlets on these live,, home quest
ions. We want you to have the
use of this material. Write to us
We hope the contributions in
this column will be valuable
enough to iustify their preservat
ion in a Scrap Book for yyur
Finally, your cooperation will
determine largely the success and
usefulness of this movement
Stop That Conith?Now
When you catch Cold, or begin
to Cough, the first thing to do is
to take Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey.
It penetrates the linings of the
Throat and Lungs and fights the
Germs <>f the Disease, giving
quick relief hnd natural healing.
"Our whole family depend on
Pine-Tar:Hone.v for Coughs and
Colds," writes Mr. E. Williams,
Hamilton, Ohio. It alwsys helps.
25c. at your Druggist, Adv.
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Hertford foonty V. M. 0- Meet!
vitb Chowan Church, Vinton.
The Hertford County W. M
U. meets at Chowan cliurcb Tues
day A. M. February 2nd.
Hymn, beginning at 10 o'clock
Devotiooal Service?Mr$. 8. P
Address oft Welcome?Mrs. 8
Response?Miss Mary Thomas.
Roll call, minutes, appomtmenl
Two Societies?A Comgyrieon
How NOT to have; an Idea
Society.?Mrs. Jno. Freeman.
Itow to Have so Meal Society -
1. More careful and prayer
ful attention given to Devotional
part?Mrs., C. W. Scarboro.
2. The Missionary Part?Mrs.
J. W. Overton and Mrs. B. E.
3. How to Give?Mrs. Mar
gart Howell and Mr% L. E. Dai ley
4. Benefits derived from Mission
Study Class?Mrs. Hallie Bukei
and Miss Jo Vann
5. What has the Observance
of the Seasons of Prayer done for
your Society)?Miss Bert Mat
6. Personal Service?Mrs. H.
7. Literary Committee?Mrs.
Jno. O. Askew.
8. Importance of sending Re
port Blanks and Questionairea
promptly?Mrs. E. B. Vaughan
and Mrs. J une Darden.
Benefits derived from attending
State Annul Meeting?Open dis
Song. , j
Devotional Service?Miss Ruth
i Conference on Young Peoples'
Work,?Miss Willie Lambertson,
How to advance Young Peoples'
Work. (Delegates and especially
Leaders of Y. P. S. will be expect
ed to take part in this service.)
Report of committees.
To tbe People ol Hertford Goonty
I will recommend the following
gentlemen as Justices of the Peace
for our county:
Maney's Neck?T. E. Vann, J,
C.Taylor, G. C. Picot, VV. T.
Taylor, Euclid Howell. R. A.
Majett, M. J. Raily, J. B. Whit
ley, S. P. Winborne, R. E. Lee,
J. t*. Riddick. J. B. Worrell, J.
Blount Ferguson and E. G. Sears.
Winton?T. D, Boone, II. H.
Jones, J. A. Cowan, A. I. Parker,
J. W. Boone, A. C. Vann and W.
Ahoskie?J. H. Mitchell, J. A.
Coneland, J. R. Garrett, J. W.
Powell, R. J. Baker, C,N. Pruden,
W. M. Mitchell, Charles C. Ses
soms, J. J. Askew and Arthur C.
St. Johns?A. J. Vinson, J, C.
Britt, Douglas Parker, J. T, Liver
man, J.M. Eley, Ira J. Askew, T.
j. Toaster, A, M. Brown, Jesse
E. Matthews, J. A. Freeman, T.
W. Sears and J. N. Helloman.
Murfreesboro?R. C. Nicholson,
E. W. Waters, Edgar Brett, D.
Li Parker, U, Watson, B. B.Win
borne, JV., Paul Britt, J., J. K.
Parker, and J. C. Chitty.
Harrellsville?(In addition to
ones already appointed) W. A.
Perry. Jno. O. Askew, E..HJ Jer
nigan, B. F. Williams, John S.
.Winborne and B. N, Sykes.
If [ have the initials in'the
above names wrong; if the terms
of any of the above named men do
not expire before 1917 or if there
are any other men that you want
for Justices, please write me at
once so that I can get them all in
I will be glad to hear from aify
citizens of-the county relative to
any measure and will appreciate
any suggestion. I earnestly desire
to represent my people satisfac
torily to them and in order to do
this you must let me know youi
, STANLET WINPOBNE.
s Brains in Business.
This is a day of brains and tlie.v
command p premium in every
? walk of life. This is conspicuous
- ly true in mercantile affairs.
The merchant who would be
successful must use bis brains,
' and the use of brains prompts biin
? also to the judicious use of adver
tising space in his local Dews
If he expects his establishment
' to become a permanent fixture in
" the town he is equally desirous of
leaving with his customers a feel
ing of satisfaction and the iuctina
I tion to return,
Therein lies the secret of bis
success, but to accomplish this he
must first consider three Salient
First, his goods must be of the
standard required by the people
Second, they must be reasonable
'fliird, they must be brought to
the attention of the buying public.
It is a simple matter tie buy the
goods and fix the price, but keep
| ing them in the public eye is the
. problem. It is the stumbling
block upon which the hopes of
many merchants are wrecked.
The merchant who makes the
most conspicuous success is the
one who brings his wares to the
attention of the public through the
medium of well written advertis
P ing matter.
Whenever you find a merchant
who advertises judiciously but
persistently in his local paper you
will invariably find a successful
and growing business, a business
founded upon solid principles, and
one which commands the respect
Ul HID DUUiUJUUIbJ .
It is the brains of the merchant
piloting him safely through "the in
tricate perils of commercial life.
Advertising is the product of
the brain, and is the greatest of all
aids to business success and emi
The well written advertisement
of seasonable goods will always
bring results, for it must be borne
?n mind that the buyer, as well as
the seller, is possessed of brafus,
and those brains will be utilized to
his own advantage.
This is essentially an advertising
age. and the business men who
persistently declines to recognize
the requirements of the- public
will iu times have no patrons to
affront by his indifference to their
The people of this community
have the ad reading habit. It is
as mush a part of their daily life
as are the ordinary pursuits of the
day. .' p
It is simply a matter of brains
forging to the front, for while the
merchant employs his brains in
selling of his goods, the buyer
utilizes bis brains in the disburs
ing of his funds to his own best
And the advertisement?fresh,
and crisp, and to the point?leads
the buyer direct to the seller,
directs his footsteps to the spot
where lie may find that which he
seeks without delay and the con
sequent loss of time in "looking
Join the Booster Club. -
COTTON STII-L RISING.
The rise of cotton last week to
nearly ten cents a pound was grati
fying to the business men of the
whole country. If the cotton plant
ers will continue to borrow on
their cotton instead of selling it,
the price of cotton will continue to
rise and then when the Depart
ment ^f Agriculture annoutjces
after the planting season is over
that only one half a crop was
planted then the price will no
doubt go up to eleven cents a
i How To Qivo QuldM To ChUdroii.
. PEBRILINK i* the trade-ins rk name riven to an
improved Quinine. It la a Tasteless Symp, pleas
, ant to take and does not disturb the stomach.
Children take it and never know It t? Ouinine.
' Also especially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary Quinine. Does not nauseate nor
cans# nervousness nor ringing In the head. Try
it the next time von need Quinine lor any pur
poser Ask for f-ounce original package. The
name TOMUUXS to Mown la batty* 23 cents
1:e Forest News. I
spring term at W akr
[Jollege lias opened with
si enrollment in llie his
the collect). The high
irk previous to thi? term
ie Spring session of 1913,
le total registration was
Dr. Potest-announced on
evening that up to the
time 463 men had matricu
t wag the general opinion
both students and pro
hat quite a number of men
rop out by reason of the
Unsocial conditions, but to
rary nearly every old man
rned. Not only have theyj
I, but about fifteen newl
re come in and helped to
the return of the students,
resumption of the regular
work, the old guestion
rises,' "what about the bas-1
team!" And again, the
)le answew is manifest,
prospects for a champion
imt Two games have been I
to date. Wake Forest wln-l
roth by an exceedingly nar
trgin. The Durham Y. M.j
ost to the home team by
re of 23 to 24. while Caro
ras beaten 23 to 26 on the I
h Auditorium floor. A very
ive schedule has been pre-j
by manager Carrick, and it
idently expected that Wakel
will win a majority of the
Booth Lowery. a noted
Br and humorist, in his usual ||
tful style gave an intensely i
sting Lecture before the |
it body on last Saturday 11
Altho Mr. Lowery is
essentially a humorist, at the same
time beneath his humor lies a real |
problem, and many an unexpress- I
ed thought is conveyed to his
audience by his jokes. The un
derlying thought in all that li?11
said was the question, "what do |
other people think of me!" Hel
answered the question by saying >
that other people are too busy try
ing to make a good appearance be j
fore you to think t>f you. In his j
discourse he dealt the prevailing 3
womans1 fashions a rather hard 1j
blow, but he said further he did U
this by reason of his southern <
gallantry, repeating the familiar j
saying "women first always.1 IlisH
entire lecture was full biting m
notice, keen wit, and humor, and <
was pronounced by all to be by <
far the best number on the Col- '
lege Lyceum schedule.?Reported. .
Pasbing Tbe Ship Bill.
Washington, D.C., Jan. 25,1915.
?The action of the Democrats in
the Senate a few days ago, in
pledging themselves unammiously
to the support of the Bill for the
purchase of Ships has elictied the
ever whelming approval of the
Since August 1st, whem more
than half of the world became in
volved in war, ships bearing an
aggregate of five million tons,
have been with-drawn from com
merce. Our great cotton crop of
1914 which is literally weeping for
the opportunity of getting into
the European* markets, would be
greatly benefited if Uncle Sam po
sessed an adequate merchant Ma
rine. There is great demand in
Europe for our lumber, grain, and
other farm products, but not near* ,
|y enough ships with which to
-export them. And so if we had
an adequate nufnber of ocean car,
rying ships with which to handle
the vast manufacturing and agri
cultural output of this country
business would be flourishing to
an unusual degree, iq every state
in the Union. The Bill "provides
for an issue of thirty million dol
lars ($30,000,000) Government
Bonds, with which to punchase
and. to build a Merchant Marine
with which to meet this problem.
The Bill Is broad in its provision
and the government Can if it wisb
ea turn this enterprise over te
private individuals after it is once
organized if it sees fit to do so.
| FIRE INSURANCE
WALTER L? CURTIS
AIIOMKIH - N.i C.
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& DON'T SPEND ALL YOUR EARNINGS f
Put some aside for possible sickness, or misfrtuns. A
We welcome small accounts as well as large ones. &
Ul The man who has a little money saved is the one who is sfo
X in a position to open the door when Opportunity Knocks. T
Don't run the risk of loss by fire or thieves, deposit your V
V surplus earnings with us. ^
2 THE BANK OF WINTONl
\ VINTON, N. C.
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MONTAUR ICE CREAM
TOUCHES THE SPOT
Fill* the demand for a dainty dessert, as no other dessert ean.
It's the choice of mother, father, sister and brother?and
the boarders, if there be any. lt'a one subject upon which
the whole family agree. That's because Montauk Ice
Cream is so pure, rich and delicious. Try it:
THE MONTAUK COMPANY, INC.,
Makers el "Purify" Ice Cream and Icea.
275 Granby Street NORFOLK. VA.
COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE.
Things urea imaged here for your comfort and convenience.
We are equipped to care for your deposits with absolute safety.
We are prepared to aid honest men in developing legitimate
In short there is no function of a bank we cannot perform
I to your complete satisfaction.
jj Merchants and Farmers Bank
S Wiaton, N. C.
I CUBAGE PLANTS. jj
Every Kind, Millions of Them
I $1.00 per 1,000, 3 to 4,000 85c per 1.000, 5 to 10,000 75c per :
, 1,000. Money with order, been in the business over 20 years. 1
? ' Guarantee satisfaction in every way.
\ JAKE LASSITER, fiich Square, N. C.
THE PEOPLES BANK
MURFREESBORO, N. C.
Capital and Surplus $25,000.00
Are you one of its many patrons?
If so you have aided us in building up
this creditable Institution, and we believe
we have aided you in building up this pro- A
gressive community: Together we have
prospered for the past ten years.
Join us with renewed vigoi* for a con
tinuation of mutual prosperity.
IT PAYS TO BE ONE OF OUR PATRONS.
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! Jit Cost, For Cash ?
Until February 1st., I offer my entire line of Millinery
[ consisting of Hate, Baby Cape, Ribbons, Coat Suits, Veils
' and Velvets at actual cost to me.
This is a rare chance for you to save money. Command
inspect the (roods.
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