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VOL. 6 AHOSKIE, N. C? FEBRUARY 12. 1915. NO. 4
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Tate Machinery A Supply Co.,
Llltlataa. N. C.
Everything in Machinery and Supplier
Dr. C. G Powell
OVER S.J. DILDAY'S STORE
AHOSKIE, N. C.
AMnbornn & Winborna
Benj. B. Winborne
MUftFREESBOKO, N. C.
Phonea No. 17 and 21.
Edgar Thomae Snipes
Real Estate Bought and Sold]
Offlce: 2nd Floor J.Sv. Godwin. Jr,Bldg
AHOSKIE. N. C.
R. R. ALLEN
SASH. DOORS. BLINDS. WINDOW
GLAS8. HARDWARE. PAINTS
AND BUILDING MATERIALS
Wholesale and Retail
No. ?27 Washington Square
SASH. DOORS. HARDWARE,
PAINTS. LIME. CEMENT. SEWER
PIPE. CART MATERIAL MILL
8UPPLIES, STOVES. RANGES
AND ETC. CLOSE PRICES.
MAIL ORDERS SOLICITED
E- L. POLK CO.
No. UI7-ftl? Washington Square
W. W. ROGERS
A ttorney-at-La w
Prompt Attention Given to All
C. Wallace Jones
Attorney end Couneelor-At-Law
WINTON. N. C.
Practice in aH courts. Loans negotiat
ed. Soeeial attention to collections.
Located in Bank of Wlnton
O. L THOMAS
GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND
Plans and Specifications furnished upon
Cement and Tile Work
' Brick Work a Specialty
Roewell G Brldger
A ttorney-a t-I.aw
WINTON. N. C.
Practical Tin Roofer affid Sheet
MURFREESBORO. N. C.
FRANK G. TAYLOti
AhoBkib, North Carolina.
DR. L. G. SHAFER
in the examinuticfh of the Eye and
fitting Glasses at "MANHATTAN
HOTEL" Ahoskie every 3rd Wed
nesday. Artificial eyes made to
order,, perfect fit and match guar
Home offie Rocky l?ount, N. C.
Combridge Hotel Building, First
Floor, Phone 662.
Keep It Handv for Rheumatism
No use to squirm and wince and
try to wear out your Rheumatism.
It will wear you out instead. Ap
ply some Sloan's Liniment. Need
not rub it in?just let it penetrate
all through'the affected parts, re
lieve the soreness and draw the
pain. You get ease at once and
feel' so much better you want to
- go right out and tell olber suffer
ers about Sloan'a. Get a bottlr
of Sloan's Liniment for 25 cents
of any druggist and have it in the
bouse?against Golds, Sore and
Swollen Joints, Lumbago, Sciatica
and like ailments. Your money
back if not satisfied, but it does
give almost instant relief. Buy a
bottle to-day. Ady.
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Helps lor Home-Makers.
Edited bv lb* Kxteaeloa Department
of The Slut# Normal and In
FOODS?Prepared by Mlaa Mlnnll I.
Jamison. Director of the Domestic
GOOD CUrtl OF MEATS.
Upon examination it will be
found that the tbeat from a loni:
cooked soup bone will tear off in
long stringy fibres. By the use
of a microscope one can see that
these fibres or tubes are composed
of bundles of these hair-like tubes
held together by a tough mem
brane called connective tissue.
These fibres or tubes are filled
with life-giving mucle juice water,
holding in solution proteins,
mineral sajts and extractives.
Effect of Heat
Heat coagulates the protein.
The ideal to be aimed at in
cooking meat, tbereforo is to re
move the raw appearance with
Out hardening the proteins and
the texture, and without the
characteristic flavor of the ex
tractives of the meat. To reach
this ideal, care must be taken to
expose meat to a high temperature
only loug enough to coagulat the
proteip on the outside and close
openings to the tubes, then cook
at a low temperature.
The Expensive Cats of Meat.
The more expensive cuts of
meats?-the loin cuts?have nutri
tive value, texture and flavor.
1. (1) Exposure to a high
temperature for a short time
coagulates the protein on the out
side, and by that means the juices
are retained in the meat for their
ultimate purpose?building body
Usaue and reparing waste.
(a) In the case of a tender or ex
penm ve cut of meat after the
brief exposure to a high tempera
ture tlie meat should be placed
where the cooking will be less
rapid until it is as rare or tender
as the family desires.
In the process of broiling, the
beat is conveyed to the meat by
direct radiation. Expose the
meat to a high temperature until
the outside is seared; then cook
?Out the steak frpm one to one
and a half inches tbipk. Trim,
and whip with a wet cloth. Broil
over a hot fire, turning every ten
counts, until both sides of the
meat are seared. After both sides
have been exposed to the high
temperature hold further away
from the coals and cook slowly
until the steak is as well done ar
you wish it. Season with salt,
peper and butter.
Rub over the pan with a piece
of beef fat to keep the meat from
sticking. Have the pan very hot
during the first three minutes'
Broil the meat on both sides; then
reduce the heat. Season as in
Roast of Beef
Roast of beef. 4 lbs.
Salt, teaspoon or more
A little suet.
Try out the suet, put the roast
in the hot fat, sear on all sides,
then reduce beat and cook slowly
in its own iuicea and fat until the
roast is nearly done. When near
ly tender add salt, dredge with
flour, and brown. Then add one
cup of boiling water. Baste the
meat every ten minutes through
out the entire time of cooking.. If
liked very rare allow fifteen min
utes to the pound; if liked well
done, twenty minutes o* more to
the pound may be allowed.
' TAILORING OPK.NING
In their advertisement on page
five W.vnn Bros., Murfreeaboro,
announce their Spring Opening of
Tailormade Clothing February 19
and 20th. This is good news to
their many customers in Murfreea
boro and surromiding country.
Good Roads Institute.
To be Held at the Univerelty of North
Carolina. Chapel Hill, N. C.
Fob. 23-37. 1015.
The Good Roads Institute,
which is to be hett at the Univer
?ity of North Carolina, Chauel
Hill, North Carolina, February 23
27, is very fortunate in being able
to have Mr. C. M. Straban,. Pro
fessor of Civil Engineering and
Director of the Good Roadr De
partment of the University of
Georgia, who will^ make an ad
dress and lead the discussion on
"Topsoil and Sand cla.v Roads";
in having Mr. W. W. Crosby,
Highway Engineer of Baltimore,
Maryland, and former Highway
Commissioner of Marylaud, who
will make an address and lead the
discussion on the general subject
of "Maintenance of Highways"'
and also in having Mr. D. H. Win
slow, of the United States Office
of Public Roads, now in charge of
the maintenance of the Capitol
Highway, who will describe meth
ods he is now using for maintain
ing this stretch of highway. Mr.
Winslow's lecture will pi'obably
While the subjects of "Sand
clay and Topeoil Roads" and
"Maintenance" will be the fore
most discussed at the Institute,
other subjects will be given serious
consideration, such as "Bridges
and Culverts," especially metalic
culverts, "Bitimus Roads" and
The formal opening of the Insti
tute will begin at 2:30 P. M. on
Tuesday, February 23rd, but the
registration of delegates will begin
at 10:00 o'clock on Tuesday morn
Professor Stratum's address will
be on Wednesday, February the
24th, and Major Crosby's will be
on Thursday, the 25tb. Mr. Win
slow will also speak on the after
noon of the 25th.
Joseph Hyde Pratt,
Sooth Mot Ready For It.
The lower branch of the General
Assembly baa gone on record very
decidedly with reference to its
position on the question of equal
suffrage. There in practically no
possibility of the matter again be
fore the House at this session.
This question is one that must
come by education and force of
circumstances. In the Western
States its application has, in all
probability been necessary and
expedient, but here in North
Carolina, where the home is rever
ed in the South's peculiar way,
and the woman is looked upon as
the guardian of the castel, there is
not so mach need fur the privilege
of the ballot for women as in the
sections where she has to hoe her
own row.?Kinston Free Press.
?alp F?r Tk? tiral MmI Tiattsr.
The Department of Agriculture
in Washington, D. C. is preparing
a bulletin on methods of organizing
agricultural clubs among children
in the rural schools. It is of par
ticular value to North Carolina
teachers since it will help to vital
ize the teaching of the common
school branches in the rural dis
Write to the Department of
Agriculture, Washington, D. C.,
and ask for Bulletin No. 132.
Far the Iifsrastlei ?f the Piklit.
We are requested by the Register
of Deeds to call attention to the
following revenue law regarding
All deeds the consideration of
which is $100 and op to $500 re
quire 50 cents in stamps, and 50c
for each additional $500 or fraction
of $500. No ttamps are required
on any mortgages or crop liens.
A deed under $100 does not re
quire a stamp.
Warranty Deeds for sale at the
Herald office 25o. the dozen
? COMMISSIONERS MEET.
The Board of County Commix-'
eioners of Hertford County met
011 the first day of February, 1915
present S. P. Winbomo, C. E.
Boyette, H. H. Jones, J. N.
Hollomon. J. A. Powell and E. J.
Proceedings of last meeting
read and approved.
The following committees were
continued to wit:
'Che committee on Murfreesboro
The committee on Hoggard
Swamp Bridge and Dam.
The. committee on tyridgea in
St. Johns Township.
The committe on checking up
the office of the Clerk of Court.
The committee on purchasing
filing cabihet and desk for Clerk's
The following Committees re
port that the work has been com
pleted and the committee dis
charged. to wit;
Committee on building tenant
house at county home.
Committee on wiring court
house for electric lights.
Committee on Bamers Bridge
Committee to look after Anna
H. H. Jones reports that he in
structed Hill Bros., at Cofield to
supply two dollars per month to
Anna Newsome until further ad
vised, beginning with January,
which was approved by the Board..
On motion and carried that J.
N. Hollomon and H. H. Jones be
appointed as a permanent purch
asing committee for supplies for
county home and jail.
Mr. J. R. Garrett appeared be
fore the Board and requested that
convicts be turne<L_uver to Ahua^ -
kie Township roads and upon
motion, and carried, it is ordered
that after Aboskie Township has
made necessary arrangements for
working convicts that the Board
will lure them over to said Town
The Board instructs the Clerk to
notify the county Attorney to take
steps to collect amount due by
Rich Square Township for Prison
ers sent to their roads.
J. A. Northcott and E. J.
Gerock are appointed a committee
to see if better rates cannot be se
cured for the phones in the court
On motion, the request of Supt.
Scarborough for a phone in the
office of Superintendent Public
Instruction, be refered to The
Board of Education.
On motion, it is ordered that J.
M. Eley furnish Adament Joyner
twodollara and half $2.50 per
month until further advised.
On motion, J. H. Jenkins and
J. H. Jenkins & Son are relieved
of double taxes tm real estate in
St. Johns Tpwnshin.
It is moved and carried, that J.
D. Earley administrator, be re
funded the amount of taxes paid
on the Dower of Mrs. J. J.
J. N. Hollomon is instructed to
have the new tenant house at coun
ty borne insured and to have the
On motion it is unanimously
carried that Mr. J. L. Parker of
Ahoakie be appointed county Sur
veyor of Hertford County, that
office being vacant.
H. H. Jones is given authority
to thoroughly renovate and clean
court bouse and to purchase a
good sanitary covering for the
On motion it is orderd that
J. A. Powell be given authority to
make necessary repairs to the foot
way in Tar Landing causeway.
On motion R. H. Rawls is in
structed to furnish Mrs. Janie
Chappel $3.00 per month until
M. R. Sumner tax collector it
ordered to collect taxes for three
years on 50 acres of Herring land
valued at $250.00.
Report of Superintendent of
Health receiyed and flled.
(Continued on page 8.)
To Restore Traio Connection
Agreement Reached Hy A ,C. I- and
Norfolk Southern for Rocky Mount
Rocky Mount, Feb. 7.?Positive
assurance that settled a point of
much agitation and comment from
towns and cities along the More
head City-Goldsboro branch of the
Norfolk Southern, was settled yes
terday morning in the announce
ment from the office of the super
intendent of transportation of the
Atlantic Coast Line that- after
February 15 the noonday connect
ion of these two companies at
Goldsboro would be restored.
The arrangement just reached
is the consummation of some little
work by officials to get the roads
together, and a wave of protest
from the people served by this
important branch of the Norfolk
Southern. The new schedule, ef
fective on and after the date
named, includes the arrival of the
Norfolk Southern at Goldsboro at
11:10 a. m., and the departure^of
A. C. L. train No. 48 for Rocky
Mount and the north at 11:15.
While this is only a five minute
margin, it is understood that the
usual ruling in the matter of be
lated trains will prevail and the
time required and number of
passengers served will enter ma
terially into the making of the
connection in such ,an instance.?
News and Observer.
Mrs. Claude Eure, of Norfolk,
visited Mrs. K. R. Isreal last
Mr. Clayton Parker is spending
this week near Mapleton with
Mr. M. T. Mullen was iD town
Saturday on business.
?Mrs. Henry Mullen is spendieg
a few days at Petty Shore with
her son M. T. Mullen.
Glad to see Mrs. J. H. Hoggard
out on the streets again.
Sorry to report little Miss Mary
Mrs. Mary Eure of Winton was
the appreciated guest of Mrs. K.
R. Israel last Friday.
Master Odanhall Parker spent a
few 'days last week visiting bis
uncle, Mr. M. T. Mullen.
Miss Helen Harrell passed
town Saturday on her way in
Gates county to visit her people.
Mr. G. R. King spent Sunda
in Gates county.
It is reported that wedding bells
will soon be ringing.
Mrs. K. R. Israel and two child
ren are sick at this writting, hope
they will soon be out again.
Mr. O. R. Eason spent Sunday
afternoon in town.
Mr. M. H. Israel spent Sunday
in town, ,
Mrs. J. A. Eley spent Saturday
night and Sunday in Harrellsville
visiting her brother, Dr. J. A.
Miss Carrie Parker returned
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home from Ahoskie last Thursday
where she spent a few days with
friends. She says she would like
to make the same visit over again.
We hear that the mill here will
soonHbe put to work agmin. We
hope so any way.
Mr. Brinkley who has charge of
the A. C. L. section here has re
cently moved bis family here. We
are glad to have them with us.
Misses Almeda Miller and Ethel
Basnighl spent last Friday in the
home of Mrs. S. P. Parker.
Miss Addie Miller is suffering
Master John Edgar .Brett is
This makes two days of fair
weather we have had and we are
so glad to see it, hope it may con
tinue good for awhile.
How To Olvo QulMne To CWldren.
PRBRILINK la tha tnd?-aark mm ylven to an
improved Quinine. It is a Tasteless Syrup, plea?<
?nt to Uka and doaa not disturb tha stomach.
Children take It nad never know It la Oulniue.
Alao especially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary Ouinina. Does not nanaeate nor
causa nervonaneaa nor rinyine In the head. Try
It the nest Uma von need Quinine for any pur.
pose. Aak for feunce oriyinal packaae. Tha
?uh FXS&1UKB la blown In bottla/IS ctnu
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' NOTARY PUBLIC
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WALTER L. CURTIS
AIIOMKIB1 N. C,.
1 DON'T SPEND ALL YOUR EARNINGS 4
W Put some aside for possible sickness, or misfrtune. &
jgl We welcome small accounts as well as large ones.
1 The man who has a little money saved js the one who is Z
X position to open the door when Opportunity Knocks.
Don't run the risk of loss'by fire or thieves, deposit your
W surplus earning^with us. ? NT. '
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COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE^
Things are arranged 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
to your complete satisfaction.
Merchants and Farmers Bank
Winton, JV. C J
I CABBAGE PLANTS, j;
Every Kind, Millions of Them
$ $1.00 per 1,000, 3 to 4,000 85c per 1,000, 5 to 10,000 75c per X
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X Guarantee satisfaction in every way. [
f JAKE LASSITER, Dich Square, N. C.
THE PEOPLES BANK
M URFREESBORO, 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
gressive community: Together we have
prospered for the past ten years.
Join us with renewed vigor for a con
tinuation of mutual prosperity.
IT PAYS TO BE ONE OF OUR PATRONS.
A Big Measure ol Our Oats
will mean a lot more to your ho>rse
than its cost. Our feed and grain
put new life in a horse, new
strength to his muscles, new lustre
to his eye, new glossiness to hiS""""
eoat. Try them on yours. It will
take but a short time to prove the
advantage of feeding them re
S. E, VAUGHAN, Ahoekie. N. CS
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