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More than a million and a quarter
dollars will be paid out to Virginia
tobacco growers of the dark-fired and
sun-cured tobacco areas who are
members of the Tobacco Growers Co
operative Association on or about
March 15, according to an announce
ment made Monday by the officers of
The courts of North Carolina must
again pass upon the legality of the
equalization school tax, a Guilford
County measure, which school author
ities the State over expect to be a
factor of great importance in the
building of schools and the develop
ment of the educational system of
consolidation of email, weak schools
in effective group centers.
The earliest cotton planted in
Richmond county last year was on
March 18, on a five acre tract and
this land turned out especially well
despite the boll weevil. The planter
was T. C. Leak. Mr. Leak this year
is making a still further experiment
in early planting, having on Monday
of this week planted five acres.
The Extension Service of the State
University has just issued a new pub
lication for the benefit of the Parent
Teacher Associations of the schools
in North Carolina.
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nine mercnsnts in me ninston sec
tion and otber towns nearby are
waging a hard fight on the boll
weevil, realising that upon the suc
cess of farmers depends the progress
or failure of the supply business.
The train on which President Hard
ing was enroute to his Florida vaca
tion point passed through Rock Mount
late Monday afternoon. It remained
there about ten minutes, while the
President came out of the observa
tion car and conversed with railroad
officials and employees. Some big
fellow, clad in overalls, informed the
President that "we got plenty of boll
weevils and of corn liquor."* ?
Kins ton police authroities are
drawing the net closer around 22 al
leged automobile thieves who are
charged with stealing several cars
in Rocky Mount, Kinston and other
town in that section.
The erection of a two million dol
lar cotton mill has recently been an
nounced for Salisbury.
New Bern colored undertakers are
about to go bankrupt for lack of
something to do. They have announc
ed to the Red Cross officials that they
' will have to go out of business, since
there were none to bury.
Green Buchannan, one of the five
men charged with the murder of a
wealthy New York club man in the
mountains of Western Carolina last
fall, has surrendered to the authori
ties. He is the third of five men
charged with the crime to come into
the hands of the officers.
A general investigation throughout
the State will be ordered by Stacey
W. Wade, Insurance Commissioner,
into the practice of negro physicians
making false statements in order to
secure sick and accident benefits un
der terms of insurance held by many
colored people in the State.
Fifty thousand persons are expect
ed to attend the Eastern Carolina
Exposition at Wilson during the week
of March 19. The affair has been ex
tensively advertised throughout the
South and New England states and is
destined to be one of the greatest
events ever staged in this State.
Officials of the H. S. Storr * Co.,
at Raleigh, have charged low water
rpressurs to be the cause of a heavy
Ore damage to his plant last Satur
dyaq. The loss is estimated at be
tween $75,000 and $06,000, with
$40,000 insurance. An investigation
will be ordered.
"TIM weakest and moat Inefficient
Congress in oar history," is the way
Senator Simmons characterizes the
67th Congres at Washington.
Eight males belonging to the city
of Salisbury war* burned to death
in a Are that destroyed ttw etty hunt
and stables, last Saturday.
(Officers at Oolddboro have 'found a
small still, complete hi every detail,
in the basement of the postofflce. The
hegro j&hitor of the building who liv
ed weaihj was suspected of operating
the still, but .before the officers could
get him In had left far -ports un
known. ? f~4
The thirty-third annual session of
the Woman's Missionary Union Con
vention of North Carolina, auxiliary
to the Baptist State Convention, will
be held in Durham from March 27th
The Tobacco Growers Cooperative
Association is after a bunch of eon
tract breakers in Forsyth county and
other section# of Piedmont Carolina.
Many are alleged to have sold their
tobacco on the suction floors.
The Jndge at the county court at
Winston-Salem issued the following
order last Friday when he opened
court and found neither lawyers nor
client in court: "The Court is ready,
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the complainants are many, bat the
lawyers are few. Loud the members
of the bar have walled for more
court sessions, but here It seems they
will not take ad^fntage of the ones
they have. Since there are none to
either prosecute or defend the conrt
is ordered adjourned until tomorrow
The U. S. Marine Band will appear
at New Bern's Big Industrial Expo
sition staged for next week. Con
gressman Hallett 8. Ward will make
an address one day during the Expo
sition, which is expected to be the
biggest event ever staged there.
The merger of the Merchants
National Bank of Raleigh with Wach
ovia Bank A Trust Company, form
ing a combined institution of more
tfyan $30,000,000 deposits was an
nounced last Friday after all papers
had been signed and recorded. It is
one of the largest mergers ever oc
curring In the State, and makes it
the largest bank in North Carolina.
Judge Walter H. Neal of Laurin
barg has been appointed by Goveronr
Morrison to succeed Col. P. M. Pear
sail of New Bern as ahalrman of the
State Board of Elections. Col. Pear
sell died last week.
J. B. Duke of Charlotte has just
purchased $1,600,000 worth of ma
chinery to be used in the development
of his water power projects in Cana
da, which he will undertake within a
Will Davis, a Fayetteville negro,
has been bound over to court for al
leged murder of one of his friends in
a quarrel over the possession of a
Kaleigh merchants expect to apena
more than three thousand dollars in
preparing for that city's second an
nual Fashion Show which will begin
two weeks hence.
Building activity at Clinton i* at
the highest peak for some time. Sev
eral residences and a large school
building are now being built
Joel Levy, a Croatan, is being held
without bail at Fayetteville, charged
with the murder of special policeman
W. C. Callahan of Cumberland
The newly appointed Shipping
Commission appointed by Governor
Morrison has been invited to go to
Morehead City and investigate the
harbor facilities and possibilities of
Italy is turning to North Carolina
for advice and instruction in hew to
build hard surface roads. At present
4h? Ufllitn government has ad official
representative in this State making a
tour of inspection of the state high
Bob Williams, negro desperado
who was electrocuted at Raleigh last
Thursday, gave thja as his last state
ment: "Fare you well, Sheriff Jack
son. Tell the boys I hope my death
will be a warning to them. Put it in
the paper, Sheriff."
Trinity and Wake Forest colleges
are waging a controversy over the
claim to-aecond best basketball team
in the State. Both claim to be second
to the University team.
Members of the State Legislature
stood silently for a full minute on
last Wednesday, and thereby did
tribute to their former Governor,
Thomas Walter Bickett, upon the an
niversary of his birth.
Citixens of White ville interested in
the poultry business have installed an
incubator with a capacity of 2,400
eggs. These persons will try to stim
ulate the poultry raising business in
Wonderful growth of the city in pop
ulation, industry, building, munici
pal improvements and municipally
owned public utilities since taking of
the census in 1020 is reflected in of
ficial statistics and data which have
been compiled by Rocky Mount's
board of alderman.
Joy reigned supreme among stud
ents and faculty members of Eastern
Carolina Teachers College at Green
ville when news reached there that
that institution had been granted over
a million dollar appropriation from
the State General Assembly.
Farmers in Perquimans County re
cently sold a 000 bushel shipment of
soy beans cooperatively through fhe
efforts of County Agent L. W. An
Unsprayed fruit was 40 per cent
wormy; sprayed frtit was nine per
ctffct wormy ac&Mthg to teats made
in tfaa sandhills last year by the
North Carolina Experiment Station.
"Old Si Silver wis a peculiar duck,
Farmed with Me ben and had darned
The folks 'round about worked hard
But here's Si's secret?HE diversi
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to take this method of
expressing our appreciation and
thanks to all those who in any way
ren^red any help during the illness
amraeath of our mother, Mrs. Eliaa
R. Worrock. HER CHLIDREN.
Dr. and Mrs. C. G. Parker and lit
tle girl, Janie, of Woodland, rial ted
Mrs. Parker's mother Sunday after
Messrs. Charlie W. and E. C.
Parker, H. G. Snipes, J. M. Eley and
W. Harvey Vinson, spent Monday in
Winton on business.
Mr. Lloyd Cowan from Harrella
yille spent Sunday afternoon with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cowan.
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Snipes spent
8unday in Lewiston visiting the let
ter's sister, Mrs. Askew.
Mr. Archie M. Brown spent a short
while in town Saturday on business.
Mr. Willie Joyner of St Johns
was a Sunday afternoon caller here.
Dr. and Mrs. Raleigh Parker and
baby of Woodland, spent a short
while with the former's mother Mrs.
H. U. Griffith Sunday afternoon.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Zeb Chitty,
on the 5th of March, a 11-pound baby
boy, Z. T., Jr.
Mrs. Will Joyner who has been a
victinr of pneumonia for sometime,
continues very feeble.
Miss Janie Parker spent last week
in Union as the guest of her sister,
Mrs. Archie M. Brown.
Messrs. Clevie Vinson and Henry
Brown made a business trip to Rich
Square Monday morning.
Mrs. Sallie B. Parker spent several
days of last week with her daughter,
Miss Bettie Parker of Black Creek.
Mrs. Bettie Sue Getting and Mrs.
Sawyer of Portsmouth, Va., Spent
from Wednesday until Sunday visit
ingJHrifc^J. T. Chitty.
Dr. and Mrs. William Brown and
little^ son, Ronald of Rich Sqaure,
were the guests of their mother and
grandmother, Mrs. Mary Brown Sun
R?v. L. E. Dailey filled bis regular
appointment here Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. S. F. ModHn of Bnrdette, Va.,
and Mrs. L. T. Liverman of Wiliams
ton returned home Sunday after
spending the week-end with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Solon Jernigan.
Mir. L. L. Stokes made a business
trip to Edenton on Monday.
Mr. and Mia. J. N. Wiggins visited
relatives in the Mars Hill section
Mr. R. L. Simons and family spent
Saturday night in the home of Mr. W.
M. Askew near Bruutleya Grove.
Mr. J. B. Adkins has-resigned hie
position in Ahoslrie and is at home
again to resume his duties on the
Mr. J. W Slaughter and son, Clyde,
were visitors in Coleraine Monday
We are glad to report that Mrs.
W. G. Gower is much improved from
her repent indisposition.
Misses Ruth and Audrey Stepenaon
from Kelford spent Sunday with
Misses Nolle Stephenson and Gladys
Messrs. G. O. HoUoman and W. P.
Britton were visitors in Winton Mon
Mrs. L. R. Modlin of Kelford is
spending a few days with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Solon Jernigan.
The B. Y. P. U. will hold its regu
lar meeting next Sunday night. Rev.
E. N. Gardner is expected to be pres
ent and will speak in B. Y. P. U.
work. All the members are urged to
be present and visitors will be wel
Several of our town people attend
ed court in Wtnton last week.
Little Harry Evans has been real
sick at his home here, Sot is improv
Mrs. Agnes Askew continues very
On account of the bad roads Miss
Myrtle Swindell was unable to be
with us Friday as was expected but
will be with us next Thursday.
Messrs' C. M. Callis and M. R. Tay
lor were in Ahoekie last Friday.
Mr. James Cotton received a wire
message Sunday afternoon from Nor
folk stating that his son, J. C. Cotton,
was very ill with pneumonia.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Perry attended
services at Bethlehem Sunday after
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Mortis spent
Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Morris'
parents near Colerain.
Sheriff Scull and L. T. Holloman
were business visitors in Ahoslde Sat
Mr. J. J. Beasley and son, J. J., Jr.,
Misses Annie Ruby White, Garnett
Beasley, Elisabeth Cullens, and Mil
dred Wilson of Colerain visited in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Callis
Mr. and Mrs. C< M. Callis, Misses;
Ethel Callis and Myra Scull were visl
i tors in Ahoskie Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Fearing, representing E. A M.
Hirschler of Norfolk, Va., was in
town Monday, *1
Dr. J. A. Powell spent Monday in
Winton on business.
Mr. T. A. Powell haa purchased a
new Essex car of the dealer in Aulan
Death ef Mr. George W. Horton
Onward March! The death angel
visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.
B. Miller and took from them Mrs.
Miter's father, Mr. George W. Horton,
formerly of near Union. He was 88
years of age. Mr. Horton leaves to
mourn their loss several sons and one
The remains were taken to Union
and laid to rest in the family burying
With thing* so high, the farmer
who pots out a good garden for this
summer is likely to be'well repaid,
even though he may sell nothing from
A farm without records is like a
clock without hands, running but
gives no information.
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2 Liver a
? "I have had trouble with V
J aa Inactive liver," wrote Mrs. L
^ S. Nichols, of 4412 Spencer F
aa St., Houston, Toms. "When jp
-4 1 wouldfetconstipated, I would #
f| feel a light, dizzy feeling in my ?
? head. To get up in the morning t>
f| with a tightness In the head and ?
* a trembly feeling is often a sign 5
V that the stomach is out of order, P1
j for this I took net/ford's g.
^^laclc-Draught, and without a ?
i doubt can say 1 have never M
found its equal in any liver *
medicine. It not only cleans te
the liver, but leaves you in such V
a good condition. I have used P
it a long time, when food does *
not seem to set well, or the W
stomach is a little sour." g|
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? 71 Liver Medicine. I jP
Red Pepper Rnb takes the "ouch"
from sore, stiff, aching joints. It can
not hurt you, and it certainly stops that
old rheumatism torture at once.
When you are suffering so you can
hardly get around, just try Red Pepper
Rub and you will have the quickest re
lief known. Nothing has such concen
trated, penetrating heat as red peppers.
Just as soon as you apply Red Pepper
Rub you will feel the tingling heat In
three minutes it warms the sore spot
through and through. Pain and sore
ness are gone.
Ask any good druggist for a jar of
Rowles Red Pepper Rub. Be sure to
get the genuine, with the name Rowles
on each package.
ID PEPPER FOR II
NOTICE OF SALE OF VALUABLE
We, the undersigned will offer for
sale to the highest bidder at the
Courthouse door in Winton, N. C., on
MONDAY, MARCH 5th, 1923
Between the hours of 12 o'clock m.
and 2 o'clock p. m., the following de
scribed tracts of timber, to-wit:
1. Tract known as Bartonsville and
containing FOUR HUNDRED and
FIFTY acres more or leas.
2. Tract known as the Barnes
tract, containing ONE HUNDRED
and NINETY ACRES more or less.
8. Tract known as Gatling tract,
containing ONE HUNDRED and
FIFTY ACRES more or lesa
The above tracts of land are sit
uated in Maneys Neck Township,
4. Tract known as the Lowe tract,
containing FIFTY ACRES more or
6. Tract known as the Jenkins
land, containing twenty-five acres
more or leas.
These last described tracts of land
are situated in Winton Township,
Timber of all description standing
and being upon the above described
tracts of land will be sold measuring
ten inches across the stump, twelve
inches from the ground and upwards.
Terms of sale and time for cutting
and removing' timber will be an
nounced at time of sale.
This the 12th day of February,
1928. JNO. R. JORDAN,
W. M. JORDAN,
& E. JORDAN,
NOTICE OF RE-SALE
UNDER DEED OF TRUST
By virtue of the power contained
in a certain deed of Trust, executed
on the 8th day of January, 1919 by
W. A. Chavis and wife Mary H. Char
is, to Jno. R. Jordan, Trustee, which
is duly recorded in the Register of
Deeds office for Hertford County, in
book 64 on page 484. The lands de
scribed in the aforesaid deed of trust
were sold on the 5th day of February,
and within ten days as the law pro
vides, an up-set bid of 6% having
been deposited with" the Clerk of the
Superior Court of this. County, and
having been ordered by said Clerk to
re-sell said land. The undersigned
Trustee, will on the
7th DAY OF MARCH, 1923
Offer ffl* sale at the Court House
door of Hertford County, to the high
est bidder for cash, the following de
scribed real estate, to-wit:
1. Tract bounded on the East by
the lands of J. H. Knight, on the
North and West by the lands of the
late J. P. Freeman and on the South
by the Union and St. Johns road,
containing 84 acres more or lees.
2. Known as the Hayes tract,
Bounded on the East by the old Bev
erley farm, on the North by the
Union and St John road, on the West
by the lands of J. W. Stion and on
the South by the old Wynns land and
C. C. Haggard, containing 200 acres
more or less.
3. Tract known as Knight Pocosin.
Bounded on the North by the lands
of C. C. Hoggard, on the East by the
lands of Mrs. J. H. Darden, on the
South by Hie lands of P. E. Jenkins
and on the West by the old Wynns
land, containing 65 acres mors or
All the above described lands are
situate in St John township, Hert
ford County, North Carolina.
This the 16th day of Frit., 1928.
2-2S-2t JNO. R. JORDAN. Trustee.
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one soils ami commercial fertiliser* lack
moet? Nitrogen. It is the cheapest
Nitrogen source?100% available at ones,
assuring a aood start without pushing
plant alter growth should stop. Alao re
pays cost many times on corn, tobacco,
and general crops. Order sarty through?
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