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W. U. Smith, Editor end Prop,
AHOSKIE, N. C.
One Dollar Per Year in Advance. |
Very Reaiwnabtr and made-, fcnown o?^
Entered as second-class nutter Feb
ruary 25th, 1910, at tne post offle<
at Ahoskie, N. C., under the Act of
March 3. 1879.
Other people's ideals are help
ful to them, but if you want to be
helped you must set up your own
- ideals. '
The only true way to make sure
of the future life is to make the
best of this life, and that is done
by doing all the food possible.
j. It is a mistake to seek to do only
the easy things of life. No de
velopment of character can come
that way. It is as hard tilings are
attempted and overcome that more
strength, fortitude and widened
experience are attained.
Someone has recently said thai
''fullness of mental power is nol
reached until one has reached the
age of twett.v-five. It is expected
that all the coming high school
and college graduates throughout
the country will protest that re
flection upon them.
There are a few people that as
sert most loudly that the biblQ i*
an outgrown bcok and that its
moral teaching is very imperfect.
All the same, people generally will
.do well to fashion their lives after
the teaching of the Ten Command
ments and the Sermon on thr
February is a conspicuous month
hi American life, for it marks tlx
birthdays of two of tbe greatest
men thie country has ever pro
duced?Washington and Lincoln.
But to tbe lovesick swain who
wants to send his best girl the
Saint Valentine, whojs supposed
to contrqf the hearts and destinies
of young people, far outweigh in
importance the'two great Ameri
And what subtile ingenuity and
resourcefulness are expressed in
the valentines that on February
14 Gill tne postman with dismay
by their multitude unless he re
members his own youthful days
and retain in his heart a tender
feeling for sentimental young men
What touching emblems and
poetry appear on the valentine es
pecially on those wonderful crea
tions of art the buying of which
make a deep hole in the young
man's pocket. Blood red hearts,
saucey-faced cupids, dressed in
nature's garb in freezing weathei
and armed with bow and arrow to
pierce the susceptible, hearts,
hands joined iu loving grasp,
which no divorce court can ever
unloose, amorous verse full of
tender adjectives and nouns and
exclamations, young couples walk
ing hand Mod hand together along
a narrow winding path to a pictur
esque little church perched on a
. hill top?these are among the won
derful designs that the fertile miud
of sympathizing man has created!
And after all, why not? This
old world would be cold and
gloomy without sentiment and
romance, and what better time in
life is there for it but that of
youth, "when man's fancy lightly
turns to tboiights of love." There
fore let the valentine have the
' right of way and long may Saint
Valentine exercise his benignant
iWe offer One Hundred Dollars
Reward for guy case of Catarrali
that cannot, be cured by Hall's
F. J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in all
buaineaa transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligations made
v by his firm.
NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally, acting directing upon the blood
and mucous surfaces or the system.
Testimonials sent free Price 75 cent*
K* ;aar bottle. Sold by all Duggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for eon
i pat ion. Adv.
limy IVuple I'roa ? limy T?w?
Compiled UC A-v*a?cd bf.?ka
Rev. S. N, Watson filled his re
gular appointments at the Chowa;.
Baptist Church Sunday morning
ind night to a large audience.
Mesdames C. F. Griffin and W.
!. Pollard spent last Thursday in
unis with Mrs. J. A. Ealy.
Mr, Jannie Eure spent Satur
day and Sunday in Eure.
Mrs- Mitchell of Suffolk is visit
ing in the home of Mrs. J. C.
Carter this week.
Messes J. J. Piland and C. V.
Byrd were in Norfolk this week.
Mr. Bernard Banks^of Ahoskie
was home for a short time Sunday.
The Hertford County Teachers
meeting met here Friday. A large
number of teachers were present.
Mrs. M. R. Herring and Miss
Ruth Vann were in Ahoskie Mon
day having dental work dupe.
Mr. H. C. Fairsou was in Nor
folk last week. (
Mr. John Askew of Norfolk
visited Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Lassi
ter last week.
Mr. C.' Wallace Jones spent
Monday in Gates County attending
to legal business..
Mrs. C. W. Carter returned
home Monday from Norfolk where
she spent several days visiting re
, Mr. Bob Cowan of Ahoskie was
in town Friday.
Mr. J. E. Vann, was in Norfolk
Friday. ' ? - v".
Mr. A. J. Pearce is having some
improvements made to his store.
Mr. and Mrs, Claude Eure ol
Norfolk visited his mother last
Mr. R. C. Bridger spent Satur
day in Norfolk.
Mr. J. B. Smith visited St-,
Andfew^bospital Friday and re
ports Mrs. Smith's condition much
A large crowd of young people
of Ahoskie were on our streets
Sunday. Gall again.
Ttie correspondent visited the
Wiuton High School Tuesday, and
saw the great improvments which
the Betterment Association had
made. These ladies have bought
new shades for each room, a large
clock which hangs in the front
hall, they have inst had all the
floors oiled and have put in an1
order for tweuty-five individual
desk's. We are glad to see these
ladies taking such interest in the
On last Monday night February
8th, seventeen of the old students
of Chowan College met at Mrs.
Lula Davenports and organized a
Chowan College Club. The follow^
iog officers' were elected, Mrs.
Lula Davenport Pres. Mrs. Willie
Daniel Vice-Pres. J. W. Boone
Sect. Mrs. Julia A. Newsome
Treas. The Club has the honor
of fiavtag some of the oldest
students of Chowan; May this
band of women see their efforts
just begun, grow and realize a
great work for the grand old
Prompt Action Will Stop Your Cough.
When you,first catch a Cold
(often indicated l>y a sneeze or
cough), break it up at once. The
idea that "It does uuit matter" of
ten leads to serious complications.
Hie remedy which immediately
and easily penetrates the lining ot
the throat is the kind demanded.
Dr. King's New Discovery soothes
the irris...' 1or*?HB the phlegm.
You feel better at once. "It seem
ed to reach the very spot of my
Cough" is one of many honest
testimonials. 50c. at your Drug
There has been taken up at the
plantation of Mrs. Lizzie Jernigan
in Ahoskie township one Bull
Yearling, color pale red, unmark
ed, about one and a half yearsold.
The owner of this yearling: can
secure same by applying to Mrs.
lermgrn and proving his owner
ship and paying all costs of adver
tising and keeping; otherwise
name will be sold after 30 days.
j no. A. Northoott,
Register of Deeds.
Winton, N. C., February 3rd..
rhe worst com*, bo matter of how lone standing,
are cored by the wonderfal. old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It retleeea
?aln and Heals at the same time. 25c. 30c. U&
Compiled and Arranged (or Herald
Readcrt by out Regular
Owing to absence of the writer,
there has been 110 news letter to
the Herald lately.
Rev. H. H. Hone.vcutt preached
a very interesting sermon Sunday
at the Baptist ehurch from \tbe
text, Philippians S: 13-14.
Mr Eugene Holloman and Miss
Elsie Felton were married last
Wednesday evening at the home
of the brides mother ner Goleraain.
We extend to Mrs. Holloman a
.hearty welcome in our midst.
Miss Elia Hill of Jackson spent
Saturday and Sunday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A, T. Hill
near here. She was accompanied
home by her friend Miss Ethel
Baker. ' ,?
Miss Nora Mason is Improving
after being real sick for several
days, and we hope to see her out
Mr. N. C. Powell of Portsmouth
is visiting his brothel Dr. J. A.
Mr, and Mrs. J; !?. Eley pf
Tunis spent Sunday with relatives
here, also attended services at the
Miss Ethel Cullens has been
teaching the past week, during the
illness of Miss Mason.
Mrs. H. S. Basnight returned
home Saturday, after speuding
some time with her mother, Mrs.
Hattie Phelps, of Cr^swell.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Jernigan
have returned home from Wash.
D. C. and other places of interest
where they spent several days on
their bridal tour. We heartily
welcome Mrs. Jernigan among us.
Mr. George Modlin of Lewiston
visited relatives here last week.
Utile Thomas Mitchell, the 18
months old son of Mrs. M. B.
Mitchell, .died at the home of her
brother Mr. . George Modlin at
Lewiston, N. C. Thursday morn
ing after an illness of several weeks
caused by pneumonia and spinal
mnnifritln. The little body we a'
brought here on Friday, the 6lh,
and burried in the family hurrying
grounds beside hia father who wax
laid to rest on Feb. 4, 1913, juat
i years from the day little Thomas
died. We extend our heartfelt
sympathy to the grief stricken
mother and commend her to our
Heavenly Father who alone can
heal all broken hearts.
We are very sorry to report Mr.
J. T. Williams in such bad health
and sincerely hope he will soon be
entirely restored to health.
Sorry to report the illness of
Mr. W. E. Miller who lives near
here, his health having failed re
cently. Hope he may soon be out
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Branny'* Grove Items
The B. Y. Pw U. met Sunda.i
afternoon, at its regular monthly
meeting. A very interesting pro
gram was rendered.
Olat to see Mr. L. H. Overton
out again, after a few days ol
Miss Sarah Willoughby spent
Tuesday night with Mrs. J. F.
Sorry to report little Leon and
Willie Willoughby on the sick list
Miss Norah Copeland left last
week to visit friends in Scotland
Neck, N. 0..
Glad to report iittlp Herbert
Willoughby much improved, aflei
being confined to his room for
Mrs. J. W. Overton, Jr., attend
ed tkfe Teachers meeting last Fri
day at Winton, N. C.
Mr. Floyd Overton left last
week fur Kelford, N. C.
Mrs. W. W. Willoughby i>
much improved after being confin
ed to her room for several days.
vVneoever Yon Need a Onaaral Toalc
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic ia equally valuable aa a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININK
sod IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. 90 cents.
r J ? >
"The Quality Store"
MURFREESBORO, N. C.
IS THE PLACE TO BUY YOUR
Farm and Garden Tools
Plows and Casting
American Wire Fencing. The
kind that has been tried and
proven to be the best.
Carload just received, 6 and 72
inch mesh, 3 to 5 feet high.
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Get Our Prices Before Buying.
WG GUARANTEE SATISFACTION.
Murfreesboro, N. C.
| COMING TO AHOSKfE I
1 7 he Booster Club Festival
Z Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 15, 16
g and 17, Each Afternoon and Evening at
| Newsom's Hall
| THREE BIG DAYS FOR THE GOOD OF ODR TOWN. |
N With Splendid Performances Each Afternoon
% and Evening By Some of Americas' Most g
M Prominent Platform People *
| Concert, Entertainments, Lectures, Twice Each Day |
S Plenty of trfti# between the Afternoon and Evening Perfor- %
V mances to meet old friends and form new acquaintances V
V A Three-Day Mobilization of the Community's Industrial, x
Q Educational and Social Forces V
! Program?First Day
?, 3:15?Forty-five Minutes
of Fun for Children
and Grown up* with
T h e ? Mysterious
v ', - ?
on "Grumblers" or
"The Evils of Wor
rying," by Dr. H.
8:15?A Half Hour of Fun
and Magic with Hal
at ? t?
5 8:45?lecture, "More Taf
ia fy and Leas Epi*
Uphy" or "TIhj
Crisis of Life," by
Dr. H. JjV. Sears.
3:15?Concert by The
Lyric Olee Club.
' I - . :
8:15?A Medley of Imper
and Gay, by Ella
9:00?Grand Concert by
Lyric Glee Club.
Program?Third Day V
3:15?Concert by The La- X
Dell Concert Com
v . JP
3:45?Lecture, "Element* X
of Succe??," bv Dr.
" George P. Bible. V
8:15?Lecture, "Life end V
Opportunity," by Q
Dr. George P. Z
9:00?Concert by The La
Dell Convert Com- 2
m The Concert Companies, Lecture and Entertainers who will apnear In there pro- 5
? grams are known to cliautauqua audiences all oyer America and are always received with Sa
Z the greatest enthusiam. They will bring to us three whole days of clean, decent, amuse- V
ment, new ideas, good cheer, and inspiration. No man nor woman, no boy nor %girl, in
X this community, can afford to miss a single event. X
1 TICKET PRICES? I
S Adult's Season Ticket - - $1.50 Child's Season ticket - $1.00 S
S =Tichets for Single Performances! ^ S
S Adult's, any night - - - - 50 Adult's, any afternoon - - 35
K Children, " '* - - 25 Children, " " - - 15 X
I Tickets on Safe at E. J. GEROCK'S Store. |
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Ii Make Our Store Head-Quarters |
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| ROOSTER QEtJB FESTIVAL
: MAKE YOUR FEET JOYFUL ! s
by wearing those very comfortable Regjil and Godwin
time defying shoes we are selling at the price of the
ordinary shoe. The best way to find out about these
/ is to wear a pair?then you will know apd will not
J r ' .want anyOothers. They all say the same?after a trial.
flARRETT (5Y RAKER
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Ahoskie, N. C.