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Hertford County herald. (Ahoskie, N.C.) 1910-1957, April 11, 1919, Image 1

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Hertford County^Herald HERTFORD COUNTY'S ONLY NEWSPAPER f- A PAPER WORTH WHILE NOT A BALKER, BUT A PU SHER ? ' ?" ' ' . .lu-..-- ,t. nr.TrwvT * ' ' <j ri. ' v VOLUME IX. (THIRTY-TWO PAGES) ' AHOSKIE, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1919. (FOUR SECTIONS) ' NUMBER 82. THE HERTFORD COUNTY HERALD'S TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION TODAY i wr Herald Wu Founded Ten J Years Ago By Mr. Sfaith, ? Now Deceased. ' ? ' < CIRCULATION LARGER '' 1 THAN EVER BEFORE ? Office la Now* Equipped With Most Modern Machinery and Other Equipment. * ; < t / , . I * ?'? c The Hertford County Herald ?u i established as a home institution on ' February 25th, 1910 by Mr. Walter J Glen Smith, at that time a buyer for ^ | the Imperial Tobacco Company. Mr. , Smith was a man of newspaper ex. j perience, and from the start began ti ? outfit an offico that was at that <j time in keeping with other small c newspaper offices. The initial equip- a ment consisted of two small "Balti- e more Jobbers," an old "Waahington i Hand Press," a few stones, and sere- a ral pounds of used body type, as well i as used advertising and Job type. Aa > ' abundance of old stands also adorn- ? ed the office. The first home of the ? Herald wao in the eld Ahoskie pub- i lie school boildmg, owned by Dr. X i H.Xftcltell, and now ossd by the Ana i of S. E. Vaughn and Bro., as a feed i storage hobs*. * Por almost fire years the .HeraU' t was published in that office with prac- t ? tically the same equipment . as out- t lined above The present editor first o got the ink en his fmgera in this c office, under the management of Mr. Smith. Many summer days found the t scribe on paper pulling that t Washington Hand Preaa or using the li ink rollers. It was also here that Mr. " Vinson, Manager of this paper, first entered the printing field, working P for many years with the former ow- h ner and editor. -* , t The Herald grew rapidly, after a first being establiahed; and, in a ? short while after it began pabtica- r tion was published in eight pages, f seven column. However,' the manage- c I ment of the paper had to strive hard t and consistently to keep "heads up" ( 01, the J 1 I", Mr. tasith, jf \v, and n the yen. $'? home >u moved if con 'enient quart. _ irear of he poetoffice?_ L o re u>*n * longing to J. W. LfC^Only half if the building was at 'that time oc upied by tile Herald. X Simultaneously with tbe moving of he office, a new press was added to he equipment?a "Cinncinatti Cy inder," formerly used to print the Graphic" at Rocky Mount. During the whole of the time the 3r was edited by the founder, power was used exclusively In he office; and everything was "hand et." During the tobacco season, Mr. Smith wss away on some foreign narket; leaving the business of the laper to other hands. The present nanager had charge ofthe paper for he most part; others aiding were Continued on page 5, this section.) j PLANSJJFORITHE EXTENSION MAIN ST. BE PUT THRU [*his Action Taken at Meeting of Town Council on Last Monday Night. The plans of the Ahoskie 'Town Council to extend Main Street East, ritfch was published in tftg pa par some tiire a70, although temporary lalted by some misunderstanding >etween them and the parties whose ands is affected, will soon ba ear ned out, according to action taken it the meeting of the town commis ioners which was held last Ifon lay night At this meeting the land iwners agreed to accept the propos il of the city fathers, with a few :oncessions. At all hazards the street rill be opened to traffic, just as soon is the business of moving the houses iow situated in the line of the street las been accomplished. OL J. Roy Parker, Yoeman 2c, U.?. N. R. F. A* the Editor ap ! fw?il ? the N?ry uniform. Taken on the d*jr of his discharge from the sot-rice. ? -it _ ../Jfc. . .liv* . - A jU'j W. G. Smith, Founder' of the Hertford County Herald* For almost six years sole owner and editor of the Herald. A. CL SECTION MASTER BADLY ?HURT TUESDAY Waa Section Master of AuUw? der Branch, Accident Hap ' pened Near Earl?ys. v * \ * iv ' ? UNCONSCIOUS WHEN IS PICKED UP BY FORCE Brought to Thu City and Was Attended by Dr. P. H. Mit chell, Carried to Rocky Ml. Mr. G. C. Moore, section master of the Aulander branch of the Atlantic Coast Line railroad, was seriously and perhaps fatally injured Tuesday af ternoon, when he fell from a "pump > car" on which he was riding. At the time the aeeident happened the car was moving, at good speed, and the injured man was on the front of the car, helping "pump". The handle to which he was holding and driving the cat turned over, causing him to lose his grip, and tumble off backwards in front of the car. The car ran en tirely over his body, doubling him up aa it paused over. The car was derail. ed. - ? The car besides being loaded with other members of the force contain ed several kegs of spikes, weighing several hundred pounds. This entire weight passed over him. The accident occurred near Earleys about the Middle o fthe afternoon. When he was picked up by other members of the force he was uncon acious. However, there was few out side signs of injury, only an abra sion here and there, the worst being a cut on the left ear. He was picked up by the local northbound freight train, and brought to Ahoskie, wher he was given medical attention. Dr. P. H. Mitchell, who attended Mm, stated that he found do sign* of bro ken bones, but was unable to state definitely the extent of his injuries internally. He was taken to the Cos Ljne hospital at Rocky Mount on the 6 p. m. train Tueeday, at which time he was resting somewhat easier, | owing to'dose of morphine. ,ROAD TAX NOW DUE The annual road tax for Winton township is now due. Get your re ceipt for' $8.00 before May lit, or you are subject to six days work on the road*. A. T. NEWSOMK^ ,i i. | j . J; AN INTERESTING MEETING IS HELD .WIPQN MOND'Y - \ ' <? All *hf Leaders of the DtfPar ent Clubs Are Invited to Hfyt in Winton HOPES *OR THE CO OPERATION OF PEOPLE ? ? t Says H?r Feelings Are Hurt When She Sees Paper Up and Down the Street* Winton, April 9.?There wai a most interesting meeting held at the office of the County Home Demon strator, Miss Myrtle Swiedell, last Monday. She had invited all the leaders of the diffarent clubs to meet with the Winton Club to discuss plans for Clean-Up Week. Several good suggestions were made and good I suggestions wpre made and good talks ; along all lines of civic improvement. Mi as Swindell wants and hopes for a good co-operation by the people, and hopes to get the town and coun ty cleaner and more beautiful than It I has ever been. She ?aid her reelings were run when phe sees paper blowing up and down the street, and finds tin cans lying around. She say* the can "can", but she cannot haul. So, let us gat busy an dhelp her clean up. HORTON'S PERSONALS H. W. and S. W. Greene and Ed gar Powell attended Cemmisaionera Court at Winton Monday. Mr. .J P. Parker made a business trip to Rich Square last Saturday. School cloiad here last Friday. Miss Sallie Early, of Hexelena, spent from Friday until Monday with Miss Bertia Powell. Mr. T. E. Powall waa in Roxobel a while Monday. [ Miss Tillery, of Rhodes Place; visited friends here laat week. We are glad to see our boys com ing back home from the camps, and ovar saaa. Mr. S. C. Norria made his I return last weak. Our farmers are hurrying now to gat their eropa in the ground. The colored people are adding some new none to their church building. Wa hope the whitaa will follow soon. ECONOMIC CLUB MET ON LAST WEDNESDAY Home Economic Clnb to Be Combined With The Better ment Association. LADIES' ARE INTERESTED IN CIVJC IMPROVEMENTS ^ ,r? Movement Being Fostered By Our County Home Demon stration Agent. I,'^SKkS>r.' \i 4 - The Home Economics Clnb met in connection with the Betterment Asso ciation Wednesday of last week, at which time ft was decided to com bine the Clubs, calling it the Com munity Cluk. - These ladies are interesting them selves in civic aad school improve ments. At this meeting the club de cided to ogmr a cash prise to lU lady who has the best looking front porch and yard in town this rummer, and it is hoped that all will interest them selves in this work, and make our town more beaotifbl than ever. This movement is being fostered snd aided by our County Demonstra tion Agent, Miss Swindell, who was present at the meeting last week. She has already organised several Com munity Clubs in diqerent sections of the county, and the work being done by these clube are doing much to sti mulate a community pride, and eivic betterment* Since the spring weather has open ed up snd the roads are again pass able, Hiss Swindell, hopes to visit ev ery section of the county and help to put through a thorough organiza tion throughout the entire county. Owners of War Savings Stamps have a definite stake in the nation which make sfor practical, patriotic citizenship. WORKJBEGUN ON NEW FARMERS WAREHOUSE Will Be One Third Larger Than Any Other Warehouse in This City. ^ WILL COST NEAR $12,000 FOUNDATION OF BRICK Local Contractor Been Award ed the Contract and Com# pleted by July tBih. ~ ^ Despite forebodings to th contrary, the new Farmers Tobacco War*, house is now wider actual construc tion. The-contract was let several days ago, and since that time mater ial for its construction has bsea rapidly placed on the site, and the work' of construction has now bagaa in earnest The structure will be c third larger than either of the et her .houses here,. Its distensions being 72 by 260 feet. The foundation of the building will be constructed of brick, and the body proper constructed of galvanised iron, with a roofing of the very latest material. Every improvement will fee added to the building which will go to make it one of the very best and most susbstantial tobacco warehsa sea in this section of North Carolina. D. L. Thomas, a local contractor, has been awarded the contract, sad the price for construction will total $12,000. The contract calls for ths completion of the warehouse by July 15, snd those who are familiar with the work of the contractor concur with the assertion that the btdlder will be ready for occupancy at that time. By the opening of the tobacco ?eason everything will be in readi* ness for the trade. C. H. Phaup, who has been for several years actively identified with the local tobacco market, has been (Continued on page 6, this section.) ' Mr 1? Private James Samuel Vinson, Manager of tk) Herald, now of Mm 318th Field Artillery, ititioari at Bnw|w, Fr?rt His dlviiion, the Slat, will sail for America some time thlg

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