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I WEEK'S 1
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Be a booster, don't knock.
If you can't pay aa you go you
had be'ter not start.
AH roada lead to our subscrip
tion book. Are you traveling!
W. P. Stephenson of near Win
ton was in town Wednesday.
? Mr. W. L. Curtis is confined to"
his room by sickness.
Mr. T. E. Browne spent several
days this week at his farm near
Misses Dolly McDonald and
Rita DerruiK of Norfolk are the
guests of the Misses Leary.
Miss Lnndia of Murfreesboro
spent the day in town Tuesday in
the home of Mrs. R. L. Phelps.
Miss Zola and Elaine Ilarrell, of
Eure spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Greene.
Mr. M. L. Tayloe of Aulander
was in town Wednesday shaking
hands with old acquaintances.
PwMr. and Mrs. A. H.'Garrett, of
Norfolk, spent several days with
relatives here this week.
A number of Ahoskie citizens at
tended the meeting of the county
commissioners at 1 Wiulon Mon
Mrs. Ida M. Biowne returned
trom Kich Square last Friday,
where she visited [the home of J.
Mr. I. B. Parker, residing on
route 2. was in tbwn Wednesday.
Mr. Parker is just\ recovering from
a spell of the mumps.
Get everything in readiness for
Booster Club days in Ahoskie.
February 16 17. Help to make
laese days long remembered.
Miss Lucille Majette left Mon
day to visit relatives at Tarboro
before returning to her home in
. Wilson. ,
It is easy to own ab automobile
these days. All you have to do is
to ftitTVbushel pf wheat to make
Mrs. E. H, Grizzard, Jr.. and
son, Hinton of Weldon. are visit
ing the borne of Dr. and Mrs. J.
" D. Gardner.
Misses Earl and Mary Ellen
Parker, of.Wlialey ville, Vs., spent
last Friday and Saturday in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Sav
The many friends of Mrs. H.
A. Ilobbs will regret to learn of
her serious illness with pneumo
nia. A trained nurse came Tues
day to be with ber.
Mrs. W. G. Smith and sister,
Miss Lucille Majette, returned on
Saturday evening from a visit to
the hospitable home of Mr. and
Mrs. S. P. Winborne, Como.
Dr. J. H. Mitchell has been con
fined to bis bed for several days
with sickness. We are pleased to
learn tbat reports of his condition
this Thursday afternoon, are eo
In the" future there will be
preaching at the M. ?. Church in
Ahoskie on the first and fourth
Sunday nights, there will be no
preaching on the first Sunday in
APPOINTED COUNTY SURVEYOR.
At the meeting of the County
Commissioners held in Winton
Monday Mr. Lloyd Parker was
appointed county surveyor to fill
vacancy caused by the death of
Mr. J. D. Parker.
BOOSTER CI.UB TO MEET.
Members of the Booster Club
are requested to meet at Gerock'e
store Friday evening at 8:30
o'clock. Business of importance
to come before the meeting.
IN NORFOLK HOSPITAL
Mrs. Ernest Hays, who under
went an operation at one of the
Norfolk hospitals Tuesday of last
week, is reported as doing'as well
as could be expected. We hope
to have her back again soon, well
Coast Line Freight Train Derailed
One End of N?w Depot a Mas* of
A derailment of several Coast
Line freight cars at the Station in
Ahoakie Sunday furnished much
excitment for the people. One
eud of the handsome depot was
torn to pieces, and it was fortunate
that the depot agent, Mr. J. H.
Robertson, bad not come on duty
since dinner. Had, he been in his
office chuuces are that he would
iiave been mangled beyond re
A quiet but pretty marriage
was solemnized Tuesday afternoon
st 2 o'clock, in the spacious parlor
of the borne of Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Garrett, when their daughter. Miss
Jessie, became the bride of Mr.
Roberts Jernigan of Harrellsville.
The ceremony was performed by
Rev. C. L. Dowoll, pastor of the
Baptist church, in the presence of
immediate relatives of the families.
The bride was attired in a dark
blue suit with hat and gloves to
Immediately after the ceremony
the bride and groom left on the
north bound train to' visit north
ern points of interest.
A fiye course luncheon was
served at the home of the bride at
12:00 u'clock M.
The out-of-town gcesti were:
Mrs. Jernigan-. Miss Janie Sharp
of Harrellsville; Mrs. Stanley
Winborne, Murfreesbor; Mrs.
Frank Pierce. Coleraine; Mr. and
Mrs. A. H. Garrett, Norfolk.
Mi.is Blanche Gerock was hos
tess oil Friday evening, at her
home on Chur&i Street, when she
entertained -very delightfully the
members of the Taffy Club and a
few additional guests.
The party, after being received
were ushered into the north parlor.
Here many interesting games were
played, directed? by Mr. W. M.
Corwin. Instrumental and vocal
music was rendered by Miss Janie
Belle Baker and J. Stanley Leary.
At eleven o'clock a delicious
repast was served consisting of
candies, popcorn and fruits. After
wards a short business session was
held and Miss Nancy Leary invited
the club to meet with her on the
evening of February twelth.
Miss Gerock's guests included
Misses Janie Belle Baker. Margu
rette Sessoms, Idare Henry, Nancy
Leary, Florence Gerock, Misses
Earl and Mary Ellen Parker of
Whaleyville, Miss Rita C. Der
ring of Norfolk; Messrs. \V. M.
Corwin, J. 8. Leary, D. P. Boy
ette, J. O. Carter. W. P. Sumner,
W. J. Myers, RobeH Gerock, J.
H. Robertson and A. Lee Cope
CORPORATE LIMITS OF AIIOSKIE
At a meeting of the city fathers
on Monday night, it waa decided
to enlarge the corporate limits of
Ahoekie so as to include the set
tlements beyond the Baptist
Church and the settlement around
the school building.
This will add several hundred to
the population of Ahoskie. Few
kicks have been made against the
decision of the board. Mr. Lloyd
Parker, the newly appointed sur
veyor had been buisy making the
survey today, Wednesday.
I oar CoM is DanSeroua Break It Up
A Cold is readily catching. A
run down system ? Susceptible to
(ierms. You owe toto yourself
and to others of your household to
fight the Germs at once. Dr.
Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey is fine for
Colds and Copghs. It loosens the
Mucous, stops the Cough and
soothes the Lungs. It's guaran
teed. Only 35c. at your druggist.
Iii the article on front i<tge w?
should Imve stuted the Chautauqua
would be held io Aboskie Feby.,
15, 10, and 17 inetead of 10, 17,
and 10. Keep the dates iu mind.
TO THE MERCHANTS.
Merchant* and others desiring
advestisintf matter and apace in
the Herald for next week *bould
place their orders at once. We
oonnot accommodate all if they
wait unti! the last d*i. See us at
once and contract for space want
We offer Oae Hundred Dollars
Reward for any ease of Cntarrah
that cannot be cured by Hall'a
F. J. CHENEY 4 CO.; Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, hare known
F. J. Cheney for the last 16 years, and
believe' him perfectly honorable in atl
busineaa transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligations made
by his firm.
NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally. acting directing upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cents
per bottle Sold by all Duggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
Important to the Farmers.
If you wish to exchange your
Cotton Seed for Cotton Seed Meal
it will be to your interest to see
me at once. Will buy your seed
and sell you meal, or exchange.
Will pay to those who do not
want meal a fancy price for their
seed the days I load on car.
8. E. DILDAY,
Aboskie, N. C.
Parker D. Robbins
Painter and Alabastine De
corator. Home six miles
North East of Ahoskie, N.
C., R. F. D. No. 5, Box 49.
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Held Under the Auspices of the State
Department of Agriculture in Co-Operation
With the Farmers' Institute Committee of
Hertford County, at Ahoskie, Tuesday, Feb
ruary 9th., and Murfreesboro, Wednesday,
February 10. Institute Will Open at 10:30
OiscassioD od Farm Operations, Crops, Live Stock, Marketing, Etc.
I; 1. I. VrtKl, ?f IwkiiftbM Ctiitj, J. I. Itllwk, ?f IttiftH Ctiitr, u4 ?Ucrt.
There Will be Held at.tbeJSeme Time end Piece
A Woman's Institute
Conducted by Mrs. Jno. W. Robinson, oY Catawba
County, and Mrs. Henry Slagle. of Macon County, to
which women are invited to come and join in the discus
sion of subjects pertaining to Household Economics,
Health in the Home, the Education of our Children, and
other topics of interest to Mothers and Home-makers.
Three premiums will be given to women and girls
living on the farm as follows:
A year's subscription to woman's magazine will be
given to the woman over 20 years of age, living on the
farm, who bakes arid exhibits the highest scoring loaf of
bread. A year's subscription to a magazine will also be
given to the girl under 20 years of age, who lives on the
farm, exhibiting the highest scoring loaf of bread. Only
one of the above prize? to a family. A premium will also
be given to the girl from the farm baking and exhibiting
the best pone of corn bread.
For full particulars concerning these premiums, the
rules and regulations concerning thern, write to the
Director of Farmers' Institutes, Raleigh, N. C; They
will also be published in the county newspaper.
Everyone Invited to Bring Lunch and
Come Prepared to Spend the Day
A Question Box will be opened and the
questions answered in a Bound Table Dis
cussion in the afternoon. Bring a notebook
T. B. PARKER,- WTATGRAHAM,
Dirictor ot Farmers' Mates. Commissioner ol Agriculture.
I TAMPA, FLORIDA 1
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Excursion Tickets will be sold for the above occasions !
! from Ahoskie, N. C., on February 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15. i
at fares named below, by the
Atlantic Coast Line
The Standard Railroad of the South
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Tamps, Florida $25.25 New Orleans, La $26.75
Mobile, Ala.?_?/ $23.90 Pknsacola, Fla $23.90
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Tickets will be limited, at time of purchase to February
26th. but an extension of final return limit to March 15th may
be obtained by depositing tickets prior to expiration and upon
payment of $1.00.
For Schedules, reservation'etc., inquire of Atlantic Coost ;
Line Ticket Agents, or address,
W. J. CRAIG. T. C. WHITE,
Passenger Traffic Manager, General Passenger Agent,
Wilmington, N. C.
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GROWTH OF THK
Farmers - Atlantic Bank,
AHOHKIE, N. C.
Jane 30th, 1014
September 12th, 1914
October 81?t, 1914 .
December 81st, 1914
January 0th, 1915
We Cordially Invite Your Account, Whether
Large or Small.
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1 here are times when every first-class I
store offers Exceptional Opportu* ||
nities to women in the matter of wear- I
ing apparel, either in fabrics or the ready I
7Jhat TJime is Tfow at Ufi Store, |
Every day we are disposing of goods which I
must be closed out before we-take up the details of I
buying our spring stock, and every article presents a I
timely opportunity to the women of this com- I
We ask you to come NOW for I
the sooner you are here the
greater will be YOUR I
- - opportunity. - -
/J THE BUSY STORE y I
|LET OS HELP YOU StVE!f
That is our business?saving money for you. You
are too busy MAKING-the money to devote much time to
Ml SAVING it. Let this bank do your savins for you, and
" we will pay you 4 per cent interest while it remains on de- vp
f|jt posit in out savings department. Thus we take care of w
tyour money for you, and when you want it we give you i
back more than you give us.
Doesn't this appeal to you, young man! And older
men, tool And ladies and young ladies, tool C4i
I BANK OF AHOSKIE ?
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MURFREESBORO, N. C.
For Gash we are offering our Winter
Stock of Ladie s Coats Suits and Cloaks,
Men's and Boys Clothing at greatly re
Big line Winter Shoes which must go
to make room for Spring Stock.
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Car Load Fence Wire jus^received made dy Ameri
can Steet and Wire Co. Give us a call..
BIG DEPARTMENT STORE 8
MURFrtEESBORO, N. C. g
B5?- Subscribe for Herald.
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is Castor Oil made
So good the baby likes
it, and the laxative
properties are unim
paired. Have mercy
on the baby and use
Roberts Drag Co., I
ON SALE BY DEALERS.
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OUR UNB OF STAPLE
,. can be relied upon aa being always
pure end (reeh. Houeekeeper* who
knew end appreciate good
Coffee, Tea, Sugar
end GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS
will be thoroughly eetlefled with our
gooda after the Hrat purcheee.
Lowest Cesh Prices to be
Found in Town
J. P, BOYETTE,
AHOSKIE, N. C
The OuWae That Dm Net MM The Head
Because ot Ms took and laxatlre eltect. LAXA
TIVE BKOMO QUININE Is belter than ordinary
Quinine and does not cause nereosanesa nor
rinnfna In head. EenMnber the (all name and
look for the signature of R. W. oiorx. Mc.