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"If the federal prohibition fforce
in North Caroline were doubled and
the atate and county official* doubled
their resolutions to co-operate with
U3, it would be possible to have a
real enforcement of the Volstead
Act," said R. Kohless, federal pro
hibition director for North Carolina,
last Saturday. Instead of approxi
mately fifty men operating in differ
ent sections of the state, the enforce
ment brigade should be large enough
to place a man in each county, the
A permit for the burial of Hender
son Cole, Wilmington merchant, wai
issued by health authorities last Sat
urday when a new death certificate
signed by Coroner Holden was pre
sented. The county health officer had
declined.to issue a death certificate
signed by a Christian Scientist prac
Ranking as seventh customs port
in the United States, with New York
first and Philadelphia second, Wil
mington's port rises from eighth place
in 1921 to its present rank for the
fiscal year 1922, by collecting $4,722,
279.10, according to a comparative
statement just issued by Deputy Col
lector S. E. Highsmith.
Contractors contending for the job
of building the Halifax-Northampton
bridge across the Roanoke river for
the State Highway Commission last
Thursday came nearer to submitting
identical figures than has been the
case in the record of the road building
forces in the State. On the initial
figures two bidders were within six
cents of each other but a careful ex
amination widened the difference to
$375.06 and the low bidder was the
Penaacola Shipbuilding Company, at a
price of $349,692.74. Two other con
tracts were let-in the First District
none of which were in. Hertford
Gillam Grissom, collector of Inter
nal Revenue in North Carolina, stated
last Friday that he had asked the
Commissioner of Internal Revenue in
Washington to request the Attorney
General to instruct each district attor
ney in the United States to proceed
with suits for the collection of "gen
uine taxes" from ail persons arrested
en charges of violating the Volstead
Act who have not made proper settle
ment. Approximately nine hundred
persons, it is said, are liable for civil
action under this procedure.
J. E. Smith of Reidsville for seven
teen years has taught the Friendly
class at Main street M. E. church and
has never missed a Sunday. Mr.
Smith is a telegraph operator.
Miss Katherine Bourne, a teacher
in the Episcopal School at San Juan,'
Porto Rica, died last Friday as the
result of shark bites received while in
bathing near San Juan, according to
a cablegram received last Saturday by
Louise M. Bourne, brother of Miss
Bourne, whose home is in Tarboco.
JbxpiTW una rauiu*u a^uus aw
Kiniton say that heavy shipments of
fruit trees had been received through
Kinston offices during the past few
weeks. Chamber of Commerce mem
boosting the planting of orchards as
one means of combatting the boll
weevil there, took the information as
arv indication that the "Kinston pro
gram" of diversification was having
Dr. J. F. Rheqt, recorder of Sudan
Temple at New Bern, has sent out
several thousand programs to Shrin
ers in Eastern North Carolina as the
first step toward the annual midwin
ter ceremonial that will be held there
Thursday, December 28. Only one
day will be devoted to the affair thil
So gratifying have been the results
obtained in the Bolton Drain
age District, a tract of land in Colum
bus County which was drained and
pat to agricultural purposes seven]
years ago, that the Waeamaw Lumber
Company is planning for a new dis
trict of several thousand acres. The
'first district comprised twenty-eight
The Workmen's Compensation Ac1
is certain to come up before the Gen
era] Assembly in January. The State
Federation of Labor will sponsor it
and other suggested pieces of legisla
A mass of splintered wood and
smashed and broken bottles, front
which arose a sickening odor of aico
helic spirits is all that remained oi
the $100,000 rum cargo of the Brit
iah schooner. Messenger of Peace, de
atroyed st Wilmington last Thursday
Full potior to eliminate grade
ervmingi when in the judgment of
Mm State Highway Commission their
ard of highway travel and polica
powers for highway patrolmen to en
force the regulations of traffic and
road maintenance have been written
into the suggested amendments to the
state road law by the legislative com
mittee of the commission.
The present year will pass into his
tory as one of the most brilliant in the
constructive development of the City
of Asheville, with business develop
ments announced, in course of con
struction or completed, totaling ap
The E. Hogshire Son ft Co., of New
York City, will begin tfie operation of
a regular boat service between Wash
ington, N. C., and Baltimore and New
York cities January 1. They will give
a regular list of sailings, issue nego
tiable bills of ladings and give the
shippers safety from loss or damage
| while in transit.
Thousands of tobacco farmers who
i are members, of the Tobacco Growers
. Co-Operative , Association doubled
their cash receipts Wednesday, when
15,459 checks for the second payment
was delivered to all the co-operative
warehouses of eastern NorthsCarolina.
Thirty mild cases of 'influenza
among the students of Trinity College
twenty of them reported in one morn
ing, has brought the students of the
college home for the Christmas holi
day. Recess came Monday, two days
before the scheduled time. The action
was taken upon recommendation of
the college physician.
No alteration in the curtailment
program, which the Southern Power
Company has had in effect recently,
is contemplated as a result of recent
rains. No rains have fallen at points
above the power plants to cause any
material change, say the officials.
"The farmers of North Carolina
will have a splendid opportunity to
secure reliable first-hand information
concerning the important crops grown
in the State," says Professor W. H.
Darst, head of the department of
farm crops at State College, in dis
cussing the winter course in practi
cal agriculture to be given at the
college January 8-19, inclusive.
Incorporators of the United Clans
men of America, a new fraternal and
secret order formed in North Caro
lina and chartered by the secretary
of state Monday, have not admitted
that the new society is to underwrite
the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in
North Carolina and enable the state
organization to break with Atlanta.
Approximately forty firms and in
dividuals suffered as a result of Sun
day's big $400,000 fire that consumed
one of the largest business and pro
fessional office buildings in Charlotte.
There is one postmastership in this
State that is going begging; it is at
Hanckney, Chatham County. The
postoffice will have to be discontinued
unless some one wants the office.
Entirely overcome by his own ner
vousness when he appeared before the
initial session of the State Budget
Commission to plead for enlargement
of maintenance appropriations for his
institution, Charles E. Boger, super
intendent of the Stonewall Jackson
Training School for Boys fainted
dead away in the Governor's' office
Monday morning and was unconscious
for several moments. He soon reviv
ed and made such a fine plea for the
institution that he was granted all
Notice of Solo of Load Under Deed
By virtue of the power and
authority vested in the undersigned
trustee in a certain deed of trust
| executed and delivered by J? W
Wiggins and wife Virginia Wiggini
dated January 16, 1918 and oi
record in the office of the Register ei
Deeds for Hertford County, state el
North Carolina in book 64, page 269
and default having been made in th?
payment df the indebtedness secured
thereby and at the request
, df the holders of said note)
. and in accordance with the provision)
. contained in said Deed Trust the un<
I dersigned Trustee will sell at pubR)
[ sale in front of the Court House dooi
. in Wihton, N. C.," Bedford county, ei
. Monday, January 8, 1923 at 11
I o'clock neon to the highest bidder fei
. cash the following described land
Lying on the right hand side ef th?
c public road leading from HarreUsvill)
' to Cofleld, N. C., commencing at i
! corner where the Joe Mannor brand
> crosses the road thence along th(
- centre of said branch to a corner a1
a dead white oak thence along B. G
I Williams line (Wynns land) tc
Charlie Harrell line, thence along
Charlie Harrell Hne to said Hsrrells
ville and Cofleld road, thence along
road to first station containing 41
acres more or less, being a part of th<
land bonght by W. P. Britton and
?leaded to J. W. Wiggins by Ladle H
This December 4, 1922.
M. R. TAYLOR, Trustee
Messrs. Clevie Vinton and A. G. ,
Otwell were in Norfolk, Va., Monday ,
on buaineas. i
Mr. W. L. Williams of Columbia,
S. C-, was the guest of his daughter,
Mrs. Charlie W. Parker from Friday
until Monday. He was accompanied
home by Mrs. Williamson who has
been spending some time here with
Mr. Percy Chitty of Oteen Hos
pital, N. C., is the guest of his sister,
Mrs. Joe F. Cowan.
Mr* and Mrs. Berry Lee White of
Norfolk, Va., arrived Saturday to
make their home with Mrs. White's
mother, Mrs. Margaret Brown. We
, welcome this young couple^ln our
, midst f
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Baker 6f near
Mount Tabor spent the week-end
with the letter's parents, Mr. ' and
Mrs. Joe F. Cowan.
Misses Bertie Northcott and Jessie
Cowper left Monday for their res
pective homes, Raleigh and Kinston,
where they will spend the Christmas
Messrs. Douglas and Charlie W.
Parker were in Norfolk, Va., last
Thursday on business.
The first group center meeting of
the schools in St John's township was
held at Menola School, the group cen
ter school, on Friday, December 8th.
Ten out of the eleven teachers in the
township were present, besides Miss
Mary Williams, our County Super
visor, and Miss Leona Harris, the pri
mary teacher of the Winton school.
The opening exercises werd very in
teresting consisting of songs, a dram
atization by the primary pupils, story
telling by a sixth grade pupil, a his
tory paper by a seventh grade pupil,
school yells and school songs.
The morning was spent in observ
ing the work of the telehers in the
different rooms. 1
The visitors went first to the pri
mary room where the teaching of a
first grade was very successfully '
demonstrated by Miss Northcott.
They then went to the intermediate
room, where Miss Cowper demonstrat
ed her method of teaching a fourth
grade reading lesson. In Mr. Ot- ?
well's room he gave a demonstration
of his way of conducting a seventh
grade history lesson.
The afternoon sesion was devoted
to a discussion of the work observed
in the morning, and various other (
school problems, also the first lesson j
in the reading circle book, "Oral and *
Silent Reading," was heard by Mr. '
Otwell, the leader.
Mr. Monroe Britt of Merry Hill
spent last Tuesday in town.
Mr. C. A. Northcott went to Ahos
kie last Tuesday.
Mr. J. H. Myers spent last week at
Merry Hill visiting his'daughters.
Mrs. J. P. Deans went to Norfolk
Wednesday to visit her husband who i
is at Sarah Leigh Hospital.
Mr. J. C. Beasley went to Windsor
Mr. Joe Carroll of Aulander was
in town -last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Stokes went to
Ahoskie last Wednesday.
Mesdames L. H. White and Mrs.
Mitchell spent last Thursday in Suf- .
Mr. C. B. Morris made a business
trip to Ahoskie last Thursday.
Miss Nell Heath who was milliner
I for Mrs. J. J. Beasley left last Friday
i for her home on the Eastern Shore.
Mr. N. 6. Phelps went to Ahoskie
, last Friday.
i Mr. Clyde Northcott spent last Fri
! day in Windsor. *
' Mr. J. S. Deans, Mesdames Deans,
! Montague and Perry went to Ahoslde
, last Friday.
? Mrs. Powell of Barrellsville accom
I panied by her mother were in town
t last Friday.
i There was a minstrel at the Aead
i emy last Friday night by home talent
Mr. M. R. Montague and sister,
: Miriam, went to Norfolk last SatUr
i Rev. Bristow went to Merry HQ1
I Saturday where he filled hisappelnt
r ment Saturday and Sunday.
I Mr. and Mrs.- J. H. Myers and sdn
attended the burial of Mr. Nat Myers
i near Powellsville last Saturday after
i noon. ?
i Some of our young people attended
i the moving picture show in Ahoskie
i last Saturday evening,
t Mr. G. P. Miller went to Bethel last
> Mr. E. White left Sunday for Nor
! folk where he will spend several days.
Rev. Uneberry filled his regular
; appointment here last Saturday and
f Sunday. On Sunday he gave a re
i view ef the convention at Winsten
Mr. and Mr. Cecil Beasley motored
to Greenville last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Holly visited
Mrs. Holly's parents near Merry HIT
> umt Sunday.
L ? ?
NOTICE - ?- -
^By virtu* of authority of th* pow
sr* contained in a certain mortgage
deed executed on the let day of '
October, 1919, by C- H. Phaup, which
mortgage deed i* duly of record in
Book 66, page 276, Office Register of
Deeda of Hertford County. Default
having been made in the payment of
the debts therein secured after de
mand and refusal thereof. The un
dersigned mortgagee will on the lit
day of January, 1923, between the ' '
hours of 12 m. and 2 p. m., offer for
sale to the highest bidder for cash at
the courthouse door of Hertford
County, in Winton, N. C., the follow
ing described real estate. Lots No.
8, 4, 6, and 6 on the map platted by
E. M. Eustler, C. E., of the J. E.
Newsome farm, recorded in Hie Reg
ister of Deeds Office of the County of
Hertford in book 66, at page 276, and
hereby referred for better descrip
tion of above land.
Terms of sale?Cash. Subject to
upset bid under the statute.
This 1st day of December, 1922.
J. E. NEWSOME, Mortgagee.
By ROSWELL C. BRIDGER, Ttty.
1x7 O^7TI t.
ii udLiY nuris
Eat lasa meat, alao take glass at
Salta before breakfast
Too much meat may form uric acid,
which excites the kidneys; they become
jverworked; act sluggish, ache and feel
like lumps of lead The urine becomes
sloudy; the bladder is irritated, and
pou may be obliged to seek relief top
>r three times during the night. When
the kidneys clog you must help them
ilush off the body's urinous waste or
pou'U be a real sick persdn shortly. At
Srst you feel a dull miMry in the kid
ney region; you suffer from backache,
lick headache, dixzinees, stomach gets
lour, tongue coated and you feel rheu
natic twinges when the weather is bad.
Drink lots of water; also get from
my pharmacist four ounces of Jad
?hJte, take a tablespoonful in a glass of
eater before breakfast for a few days
uid your kidneys may then act fine.
This famous salts is made from the acid
>f grapes and lemon juice, combined
with lithia, and has been used for gen
nations to clean clogged kidneys and
itimulate than to normal activity, also
bo help neutralise the acids in urine,
>o it no longer is a source of irritation,
thus often ending bladder weakness.
dad Salts is inexpensive, can not in
jure; makes a delightful effervescent
lithia water drink which everyone '
ihould take now and then to help keep
the kidneys clean and active. Drug- ,
pets here say they sell lots of Jad 8am
bo folks who believe in correcting kid
ney trouble while it is only trouble.
New Price t
I F. O. & Detroit I
Equipped with electric start- I ,
ing and lighting system, de
mountable rims, extra rim and
non-skid tires all around?the
Ford Sedan, at the new low
price of $595, F.O. B. Detroit,
is the greatest motor car value III
ever produced?an enclosed
car of comfort, convenience
. and beauty. Buy notv. Terms.
nGEO. J. 'NEWBERN * COMPANY
Aetiwrised Sales and Service
I|U| Ahoslde, N. C. HI
By virtue of an order made in the Superior Court of Hertford County, in the special ypOr
eeedings therein pending, entitled Mary Nickens, Administratrix of C. D. Nickens, deceased, |
against C. R4 Nickens and Blanche Nickens, Heirs-at-law, the undersigned commissioner will,
on the 10th DAY OF JANUARY, 1923, AT COFIELD, N. C.,'offer for sale to the highest bid
der, the following described tracts of land. Terms, one-half cash, the other htylf in twelve
months from date of sale, with interest on the deferred payment, title retained until the pur
chase money is paid in full, to-wit:
That tract or parcel of land situate In Winton Town
ship, Hertford County, North Carolina, and bounded on
the West by the lands of C. L. Boone and W. L. Green,
on the North by the Faison Moore farm, on the East by
the lands of Burn ell Wiggins and M. D. Boone and on
the South by the lands of the late Geo. Keen, containing
75 acres more or less.
That tract sitnate in Winton, Winton Township, N.
C., and bounded on the West by the lands of Pattie Wea
ver, on the North by the lands of' R. Cumbo, on the Bast
by the" road leading from Co field to AhOaUe, N. C., and
on the South by the lands of H. H. Jones, containing 9 1-2
acres more or lean.
That tract of land sitaute in Winton Township, Hert
ford County, N. C., beginning at a pine, corner for the
old Wiley Jones land and running his line S. Si 1-2 W.
46 poles to Wiley Jones an^ James Reynolds corner N.
10 W. 22 poles two small pines N. 68 W. 46 aad>l poles
to a near pine Wiley Jones corner S. 10 E. 29%and 1-5
pedes to'the first station, containing 6 4-5 actus.
That tract Of land lying pertly in the village of Co
field, N. C., bounded on the North by Winton and Hsrrells
ville road, on the East by the Cofietd-Ahoalde road, on
the South by the Cumbo land and on the West by1 the land
of H. H. Jones, containing 50 acres more or less, the grea
ter part of this tract having been cut up. It will be sold as
FIFTH TRACT .
That tract lying near the viUage of Coiield, N. C.,
bounded on the South by the Winton-Harrellsville road,
on the West by the Downes land, on the North and East
by the Cofield tract of land, containing 45 acres more or
less. This tract is sold subject to the dower right of Mary
Niekens, wife of C. D. Nickens,' deceased.
A tract or parcel of land in Town of Winton, N. C.,
bounded on the North by the road or street leading to
Tunis, on the East by the Camp Mfg. Co. old road bed,
on the South by the lands formerly owned by J. H. Jen
kins and on the West by A. J. Fearee's heirs, containing
about one acre. \
, SEVENTH TRACT
A lot or parcel of land IV or near the Town of
Winton, N. C., beginning: at a lightWood post in C. S.
Brown's line 20 feet from corner of W. W. Jones lot,
near the present corporate limits of the Town of
Winton, in a straight line with the wast side of Murfree
street in said Town, and running ft right anggles to
said street HOysrds to Linnie Reeling's line; thence
along said line a southwesterly direction 85 yards;
thence in a line nearly at right angles 140 yards to a
point in C. 8- Brown's line 85 yards from first station;
thence down Brown's line on the'West side of Murfree
Street 85 yards to first station, containing one acre.
EIGHTH TRACT 4
A lot bounded on the South by the lot above
described, on the West by the lands of C. S. Brown, on
the Worth by the Mack Alexander lot and on the East
by the lands of Lennie Keeling, containing about 1-8
of an acre.
A lot in the village of Cofield, N. C., bounded on
the North by the Wtnton-Harrellsville road, on the
East by G. E. Holloman's store lot, on the South by
Mrs. Doughtie, and on the West by the A. C. L. R. R.
Company right-of-way. ^
A tract or parcel of land situate in the village of
Cofield, N. C., beginning at A. C. L. R. R. Co.'s right
of way thence to C. J. Boone's line; thence the same
course along said Boone's line to Cofleld-Ahoskie road;
thenoe down said road a Northerly course ft yards to
Emma Reynold's line; thence a westerly course 85
yards along said Reynolds line; thence ad Easterly
course 70 yards along said Reynolds' line to the afore
said Cofleld-Ahoskie road; thence down said road a
Northerly course to Emma N- Reynolds' line; thence
along said Reynolds' line a westerly course to A. C.
L. R. R. CeV right-of-way; thence a Southerly course '
along said right-of-way to beginning, containing 4
This the 2nd day of December, 1922.
) JNO. E. VANN, Truete*
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