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VOL. 6 i AHOSKIE, C., FEBRUARY 26. 1915. " . NO. 6
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Tate Machinery 4 Supply Co.,
Littleton. N. C.
Everything in Machinery and Supplies
DR. C. G POWELL
_ ' DENTIST
OVER S.J. DILDAVS STORE
AHOSKIE. N. C.
Wlnborn* & Winborna
Benj. B. Winborn#
MURKREESBORO, N. C.
Phones No. 17 and 21.
Edge Thomaa Snipea
Loans ego tinted
Reat Estate Bought and Sold)
Offlee: 2nd Floor J. W. Godwin. Jr., Bldg
AHOSKIE. N. C.
R. R. ALLEN
SASH. DOORS, BLINDS. WINDOW
GLASS. HARDWARE, PAINTS
AND BUILDING MATERIALS
Wholesale and Retail
Ne. U27 Washington Square
8ASH, DOORS. HARDWARE.
PAINTS. LIME. CEMEN*. SEWER
PIPE, CART MATERIAL. MILL
8UPPLIES. STOVES. RANGES
AND ETC. CLOSE PRICES.
MAIL ORDERS SOLICITED
E- L FOLK CO.
No 917-910 Washington Square
W. W. ROGERS
Prompt Attention Given to AH'
AHOSKIE. N. C.
C. Wallace Jones
Attorney and Councelor-At-Law
WINTON. N. C.
Praetiee in all courts. Loans negotiat
ad. Soecial attention to collections.
Located in Bank of Winton*
D. L THOMAS"
<* GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND
Plans and Specifications furnished upon
Cement and Tile Work
Brick Work a Specialty
AHOSKIE. N. CI
Roswell C Brldger
WINTON. N. C.
J. R. EVANS i
Practical Tin Roofer and Sheet
MURFREESBORO. N. C.
FRANK G. TAYLOE
Ahoskik, North Cabouna.
DR. L. G. SHAFER
' SPECIALIST ?'
in tbe examination of the Eye and
fitting Glasses at "MANHATTAN
HOTEL" Aboskie etery Sri) Wed
v. nesday. Artificial eyes made to
order, perfect fit and match guar
Home offie Rocky Mount, N. C.
Oouabridge HotqJ Building, Firfk
Floor, Phone 662.
Knp h Handv (or Rhcaaiatism
Nd 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 other suffer
ers about Sloan's. Get a bottle
of Sloan's Liniment for 2ft cents
of any druggist and have it in the
house?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
tottk to-day. Adv.
Helps lor Home-Makers.
Edited b* the Extension Deportment
of The State Normal and In
FOODS-Prepared by Mlsa Minnie L.
Jamison, Director of the Domestic
ECONOMY IN TUB MEAT DIET. ,
Economy in the meat, diet may
be observed in the home not only
by buying the leas expensive cuts
and handling them intelligently,
but by ui^ng substitutes for meat;
which are valuable as food.
Eggs in all tbeir combination.
Stuffed vegetables (left over
Peas and beans,
SUBSTITUTES FOR MEATS.
Boil Spanish onions in salted
water until nearly tender; drain
and remove the core. Cbop fine a
lilUe cold bam or' beef and mix
with the cuopped core, adding salt
and peper to taste. Stuff the cen
ter of tbe onions with the meat,
cover with cream sauce and bake
Melt the butter, add the flour,
uiix until smooth; then add tbe
milk and stir coustautly until it
boils. Add salt and peper and pour
over tbe onions.
Cold eooked bam, veal or beef,
Milk. 1 cup.
Flour, 3 tablespoons
Butter, 1 tablespoon.
Salt and peper to taste.
Heat tbe milk, melt the batter,
add tbe flour to tbe melted butter
and when thoroughly blended
pour into tbe hot milk. Stir un
til thick, add salt and peper and
mix with tbe meat. Take tbe core
from tbe pepers, stuff and'bake.
Cheese (grated), i lb.
Cream or milk, 2 3 cup.
Mustard, i teaspoon.
Salt, i teaspoon.
Cayenne, a dust.
By Iter, 1 teaspoon.
Melt cheebe over hot water,
drop tbe whole egg into tbe cup
of milk and pour into tbe melted
cheese, stir until it thickens. Sea
son. Serve on toast.
? Beans, 1 quart. (
Bacon, i lb.
Salt, 1 teaspoon.
Mustard, 1 teaspoon.
Molasses, i cup.
Cbili sauce, 2 tablespoons,
Soak beans over night. In tbe
morning put tbem in fresh water
and simmer until sheila are soft.
Then pour cold water through
them and put tbem in the bean pot
with tbe onion and Chili sauce.
Bury the pork iqtbe bean pot. add
boiling water to tbe mustard, salt
and molasses, sufficient to cover
tbe beans and keep tbem covered
until the last hour. Then lift tbe
meat to the top and brown.
Mice and Creamed Mga.
Boil rice until thoroughly tender,
drain, and season with butter or
Boil the qggs by method 1 for
bard boiled eggs, remove tbe
shells, cat in equal parts and serve
in cream sauce over the rice.
When there are skins and bones
left from a roast chicken the above
may be made by cracking the bones
and boiling bones and skins to
make sufficient sauce to use instead
of tbe milk in the cream sauce for
the rice aDd eggs.
Rica and Creamed Chlcke%
Mince cold chicken and reheat
in some of the stock made from
the bones and skins. Cook the riee
so that every grain will besepamte.
Place the creamed chicken in the
center of the platter and make a
border of the rice, or rf. ,
Mold rice, cooked soft ?? a cereal,
and I poor the creamed chicken
The North Caroline State De
triment of Agriculture will die
tribute, to all farmers of the state,
liquid inoculating cultures for all
kinds of peas, beans, peanuts,
alfalfa, vetches, and so on, at fifty
cents an acre as against two dollars
and acre, charged by the leading
commercial companies that handle
this material. Full directions for
treating the seed go with each acre
bottle, and all postage is prepaid
by the Department of Agriculture.
Only acre size bellies are dis
Address all orders to the Com
missioner of Agriclture and be
sure to send payment with your
order as we are not allowed tp
send out the material before .-re
ceiving the cost of manufacture
which the Board of Agriculture
has placed at fifty cents an acre.
Commissioner of Agriculture.
J AS. L. BURGESS,
Agronomist A Botanist in charge.
EXPORTATION OK CORN "*
FROM NORTH CAROLINA.
West Raleigh, Feb. 23.?All the
corn exported from North Carolina
passes through the port of Nor
folk, according to W. R. Camp,
Chief of the Division of Markets
ing. For the last ten years North
Carolina has averaged about 140,
000 bushels per year through this
port, most of the corn going to
Germany. Only the variety known
as Horse Tooth corn has been ex
ported. This corn brings from five
to ten cents a bushel over Western
corn. South African corn is begin
ning to enter into active competi
tion, however. This corn will ger
minate 98 percent., while our corn
germinates only 81 to 88 per cent.
Our corn is more prolific than the
South African, so the corn from
the two places stands oh equality.
No corn has been exported this
season on account of the war.
T. W. Wood & Sons are report
ed to buy about 1,000 buahels a
year of North Carolina Horse
Tooth corn for distribution as seed
in the United States. Norfolk also
handles fronf-10 to 11' thousand
bushels of other corn _from North
Carolina. So under normal con
ditions this would make the total
amount of sale of North Carolina
corn from 136,000 to 166,000 bus
hels a year through Norfolk alone,.
At the same time a great deal of
corn is shipped from Norfolk and
Richmond into North Carolina.
This should not be so if we bad a
proper system of distribution.
The Chowan Club of Oomo was
organized October 26t)i., 1914
with 14 members, but now the
number has increased to 23.
We have met once each month,
and these meetings are always
enjoyed for we strive to make the
programs interesting as well as
At a recital gfvCn under the
auspices of the club on November
30. 1914, the sum of 46 dollars
was realized?which amount was
left in the bands of the committee
of the Alumnae Association, to be
used as they see fit.
Our last meeting was held at the
hospitable home of Mrs. K. A.
Magette, February 15th., 1915.
The meeting was galled to order
by the president and then a very
interesting article was read by
Miss Jessie Barrett. After this
the minutes of last meeting were
read and the roll was called by
secretary?each member respond
ing t<^ her name with an' interest
ing item of news.
After the business session, we
were given a very intructive con
test of Familiar Authors, Miss
Eddie Maie Vann receiving the
Themembers enjoyed immensely
tne social feature offered by their
The club was invited to meet at
the home of Mrs. J. H. Barnes,
Out Penan ol (lie Work Worth
Over $900,000.00 Per lar.
Soaaa Gxccllwt Krsulia Show* By a
Summary of a Preliminary Aaaual
Report By State Agent C. R. I lad eon.
The Farmer*1 Co-operative De
monstration Work carried on by
our A. and M. . College and our
State Department of Agriculture,
co-operating with the United
State* Department of Agriculture,
i? sow in operation in 69 counties
.of the State, with a County Agent
in (barge of the work in each
county. During the present year
these men had enrolled as demon
strstors and directly under their
supervision, 5,859 farmers. These
farmers were growing for their
own benefit and as demonstrations
in their respective communities
the following crops, where the
best known methods io agriculture
were applied: 11,086 acres ofcorn,
3.068 acres of cotton, and 55,487
acres of otber crops, or a total of
69,651 acres. This is an average
of over 1,000 acres per county in
During the present year these
agents have made 38,607 personal
visitis to individual farmers. They
have talked to 104,884 farmers in
meetings attended. They have
probaty advised and helped as
many more of which we have no
record. Each demonstration plat
influences from five to one hundred
farmers. Farmers often drive
from eight to ten miles to study
these plats. Aside from this, there
were enrolled about 10,000 other
farmers, some of whom were
Visited, and all of whom received
agricultural -bulletins, pamphlets,
etc, In this work there is not
much stress put upon the method
of giving instructions or advice by
correspondence, still serverai let
ter* have been written in reply to
requests for information by farm
ers. By all of these methods com
ytqed, there has probably been
reached 500,000 farmers, most of
thqm in a practical way.
Aside from this, tbe growing of
the ordinary summer crops,
another valuable feature of the
work, has been the growing and
planting of 50.737 acres of winter
growing crops. A conservative
estimate of these is that ^hey are
wortfi at least $10.00 per acre, or a
total value of over |5?i0,000.00.
These crops consist of 32,510 acres
of clover; 4,240 acres of grasses,
and 12,987 acres of other crops,
consisting of rye, vetch, rape,
small grain, etc.
During tbe season County
Agents have started definite sys
terns of rotation of crops with
1,081 farmers. These will furnish
yalbable object lessons in their re
spective communities, and will
furnish much valuable information
to Demonstration Agents to be
distributed through their counties
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Notwithstanding the bad roads
and disagreesble weather wo bad a
good meeting the 5th., of February
4 Winton. some of the teachers
biimtOg from the farthest points of
the county. This speaks weil for
their interest in the work in which
they are engaged.
Among other important exer
cises at that meeting a primary
class was at the school building
and ? lesson in phonics was taught
b&tife teacher of that class, so
that every one present might see
the actual work of teaching a
We meet on Friday the 5th., of
March at Aboskie at 10:80 o'clock.
In order to have as much observa
tion \%>rk as possible, Prof. Wil
Ifmis hasrbeen requested to have
bge entire Ahoskie school in ses
sion until 18 o'clock on the day of
our meeting. Every teacher will
be expected to visit one or more of
tto different departments to gain
add to impart as much information
as possible. After this we will
have other exercises and transact
such business as'may come before
C?p3cd and Anuncd for Herald
Readrn by out Refular
Mr. Tboma* Casper bu opened
? grocery business near the deoot.
Mr. K. J. Dunning it ill ~ at bis
. Hon. C. W. Mitchell and Mr. i
W. S. Dunning are in Raleigh this
week on business.
Mrs. Rachel Pritcbard, who has
beeu very ill, !a improving and the
trained nurse attendiu her has re
turned to Norfolk.
Urquart Bros are manufacturing
and shipping a large quantity of
lumber from this point. This firm
recently bought a tract of timber
from Dr. W. J. Harrell.
The brick plant will soon start
up making brick for this eeaaou.
Preparation has been made for a
larger output this season, the
orders for last seaaou could not
be filled. '
The automobile wilLgfPback on
the Windsor route on the first of
March> Mr. Mitchell bad sublet
the contract for the month of
February on account of. the
Dr. Herndon of Richmond, Va.,
arived last week and will locate
here. Dr. Herndon comes well
recommended and will no doubt
give satisfaction bete. He Is said
.to be welt up in hi? prftfrnrioti
We welcome the doctor to our
The Chatauqua here was well at
tended despite the rainy weather,
and while some loss was reported
financially, the pro mo tors are satis
fied that the series'of entertain
ment were well worth the cost.
Our people enjoyed the entertain
ments very much
?Mr. J. W. Herring of this town
baa improved the machinery of the
peanut picker and has had bis
ideas protected by patents recently
issued. Mrr Herring will shortly
organize a company to manufacture
and market his new machine. It
is said that be already has orders
for seven of the improved pickers
and the outlook is bright for the
new machine. It. is said that the
improvements consist of ^steal
ing apparatus which thoroughly
stems the peanuts leaving no stems
at all and insuring a cleaner nut,
also the apparatus which blows
out the inferior peanuts is improv
ed. Mr. Herring is also working
on an improvement which will do
away with the services of one man
in feeding the machine, the im
provement is said to automatically
feed the picker.
The boys are beginning to talk
baseball for this season and an
effort will .be made to put out a
good team again this season. We
have the best material in the coun
try here add If the boys remain at
home, a winning team can be had
this year. Several of the last
years tean^ have opportunities to
make the Virginia or Carolina
league and.some of them will very
likely try ^ut for these legues.
January Tobacco Sales.
The tobaceo warehouses of the
State sold 9S.997.S99 pounds of
tobacco in the month of January.
This is according to the report
filed with Commissioner of Agri
culture. Winston-Salem took the
lead with 4,848,912 pounds. Wil
son led the market in the eastern
part of the State.
A Test far Uv?r Complaint Menlillv
The l3ver, sluggish and inactive
first shows itsolf in a marital state
?unhappy and caitical. Never is
there joyjn living, as when the
Stomach and Liver are doing their
work. Keep your Liver active
and healthy by using Dr. King's
New Life Pills; thay empty the
Bowels freely, tone up your
Stomach, cure your Constipation
and purify the Blood. 25c. at
Druggist. Bucklen's Arnica Salve
excellent for ?ilea. Adv.
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!! AIIOHKIE1 N. r.
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Don't run the risk of loss by fire or thieves, deposit your PR
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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
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B Merchants and Farmers Bank
| ' . ? Winton, N. C.
! CABBAGE PLANTS.
Every Kind* Millions of Them
]', $1.00 per 1,000, 3 to 4,000 85c per 1.000, 5 to lO,000 75c per !
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, M URFREESBORO, TV. 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 Oar Oats
will mean a lot more, to your horse
than its coat. Our feed and grain
^.Dut 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, Aboakie. S.C.
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