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Friday, August 9. 1901.
TOWN AND COUNTY.
?"The H. H. ft B. Co."
?The Smithtield Hardware Co.
?J. H. Kirkman, Fire Insur
ance, Smithfleld, N. C.
?Several people boarded the
excursion train here Tusday for
Norfolk, Washington and Balti
?Sheriff Ellington and ex
sheriff Powell went to the Con
federate Veterans' reunion at
w rightsville Tuesday.
Mrs. C. S. Powell has bought
Mr. F. C. Hyman's residence on
Hancock street, and we heur they
expect to move to town soon.
?We return thanks to Mr. W.
I). Avera, one of our progessive
young farmers, for a nice water
melon. It is one of the finest we
have seen this season.
?Business men, if you are in
terested in the welfare and prog
ress of the town of Smithfleld,
don't forget to be present at the
meeting at the court house to
?Tlie business men of Smith
field are earnestly requested to
attend the Chamberof Commerce
at the court house to-night. Mat
ters of importance will be dis
Mr. E. J. Holt has bought
the building now occupied by the
Bank of Smithfleld and will ex
tend it back GO feet. He has al
ready begun the excavation for
?Mr. Elias Hose requests us to
announce that he will deliver a
series of Masonic lectures to the
l our Oaks Lodge beginning next
Monday, August 19th, and con
tinue two weeks.
?Mr. J. W. Stephenson, Regis
ter of Deeds, requests us to an
nounce that he lias received the
*?ew laws for the Justices of the
Peace. They can get them by
calling at his office.
Mr. T. J. Gentry, of Denison
Junction, Va., has joined the
corps of buyers on the Smithfleld
market. Mr. Gentry has been on
fcnis market for the past three
years and we are glad to have
him back with us again.
?Protracted services will begin
at Oakland Presbyterian church
on Monday night the 19th. The
pastor will be assisted by the
Rev. W. I). Morton, I). D., of
Rocky Mount, N. C. Services will
continue through the 4th Sab
?We publish elsewhere in this
issue an article from Mr. J. H.
Smith, of Spilona, calling atten
tion to the wa.v in which school
desks were placed in a colored
district in Elevation township.
If the statements of the commit
teemen are true, then some agent
of the C. H. James School Desk
Company has deceived these ig:
norant men and should be dealt
with according to law.
?Congressman Pou is in Wake
county this week looking after
the establishment of rural free
delivery mail routes. Mr. Wil
liam A. Parr, of the Post Office
Department at Washington, is
with him inspecting the routes.
As soon as the routes are laid out
in Wake they will come to John
ston and lay out several routes
in thiscounty. Mr. Pou is making
great efforts for bet ter mail facili
ties and we aregladto state that
his efforts are meeting with sue
?The many friends of Mr. Will
H. Harrison, who located in Ox
ford last spring 1o practice law.
will be glad to learn that he is
doing well in his new home. At
the recent term of Granville Su
perior Court he was one of the
counsel for the prosecution in the
Wilson-Cothron murder trial.
The Oxford Ledger has this to
say of Mr. Harrison, in the write
upof thetrial: "He(Mr. Hester)
was followed by Mr. Wm. H.
Harrison for the prosecution,
who spoke for about 4." minutes,
lie is the youngest memberof the
Oxford bar and in his maiden
effort before a jury acquitted
himself well and made an exceed
ingly good speech and received the
congratulations of his friends."
?On account of the press of
other matter we leave oat our
Educational Department this
week. It will appear next week i
as usual tilled with good matter.
We again call on the teachers and <
those interested in educational | <
matters to contribute to this de
partrtient. We want at least two
articles each week for the next
few months. Watch this depart
ment next week.
?We desire every reader of The
Herald who is interested in the
continued story "The Gunmaker
| of Moscow " to write us a postal
card. We do this in order to find
out how many are reading and
enjoying the story. If we find
j that a large number of our read
ers are interested in oontinued
stories we shall be glad to pub
lish another as soon as this is
completed. I'lease write us at
once, as the "Gunmaker of Mos
1 cow" will soon end.
?Tobacco continues to sell for
high prices on the Sinitlifield
market. With such strong buy
ers as Messrs. Oscar Gregory,
Andrew \\ illingham, Skinner A
Ragsdale, R. H. McGuireandT.
J. Gentry, tobacco is bound to
bring high prices. These are all j
clever gentlemen aud are doing
all they can for the farmers who
sell on this market. The farmers
go away well pleased. This is
5 strong evidence that Smithfield
tobacconists are giving the top
i of the market.
Mr. Andrew Willi ugfmm spent
i Sunday in Durham.
Miss N'ellie Harbour is visiting
| relatives in Benson.
| Mr. R. I). Patterson, Jr , spent
' Sunday in Goldsboro.
Mr. F. I*. Stallings. of Wliita
kers, spent Sunday hrwv.
Mr. Preston Woodall, of Ben
i son, was in town Tuesday.
Mr. L. G. Patterson spent Sun
day with friends in Raleigh.
Miss Lettie Peacock, of Dunn,
is visiting Miss Kosa Peacock.
Dr. E. T. Dickinson spent Sun
day with relatives a* Fremont.
Misses Bettie Cobb and Rena
I Bingham have returned from
Miss Minnie Lunoaford has re
| turned from a short visit to Wil
Miss Katie Tatum has returned
home after spending a few days
here with friend'.
Miss Evie Wilson, of Wilson's
Mills, is visiting Misses Nellieand
! Minnie Luneeford.
Miss Bertha Stevens went to |
j Goldsboro yesterday to visit j
j friends and relatives;
Miss Bertha GeraM, of Dunn,
has been spendinga few days here
| with Miss Alice Radford.
Mr. Percv Page, of AshevilleJ
[spent Sunday and Monday herei
with his sister, Mrs. Ed. H. Abell.
Miss Hattie N. DIG on, of St.
Luke's Hospital, Richmond, Va.,
is spending a few days here, the (
guest of Mrs. Ed. S. Abell.
Mr. Oscar S. Gregory, the
American Tobacco Company's j
buyer on this market, spent Suu
day with friends in Enfield.
Senator Allen K. Smith and
Sam T. Honeycutt, attended the
funeral of young Charles Aycock
at Wilson Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Mike Allen iwd daughter,
! Miss Helen, who have t>een spend
ing a few days here with relatives,
returned to their home in Raleigh i
Our Tobacc# Karkat.
The success of the Smithfield
tobacco ma rket so far exceeds the
most sanguine expectations of
our people. Hut lililsof thecrop
is yet ready for market.
Those who have sold here go
away well pleased and our tobac
conists are much pleased with
sales and prices so far. People
are coming here from far and
I near and much.tobacoo is coming
here from Wilson county.
The sales for the past week, to.
give a most conservative esti-J
mate, have been aboutas follows:
Thursday?About 30,000 lbs.
Friday?About 50,000 lbs.
Tuesday, owing to the damp
ness of the weatherthesali* were!
Wednesday the sales amounted
to between 15,000 and 18,000
Yesterdav was a good day.
about 35,000 pounds being sold |
The prices are high and every
body goes home pleiised.
You can get your tobacco
graded for 75 cents per hundred
i at the Riverside by best graders.'
Mr. Herman Home to Marry.
We are in receipt of the follow
Mr. Dennison Worthingtoa ra
ipiests the pleasure of your pres
ence at the marriage < f his
daughter, Alice Elizabeth Her
bert, to Mr. Herman Harrell
Home on Thursday evening.
August 29th, 1901, at half past
nine o'clock. Baptist church, Wil
son, N. (!.
Index to New Advertisements.
Wf rail tfW attention of our readers to
the following new advertisements whirl!
iiib.v Ik' of interest:
Cotticu. I'nukkwooi) A Co.?(iriKVrieb
and General Merchandise.
G. G. Kdukkton & Son, Kenly.?Bar
Geo. B. Montaoi e. Garner. ? Turnip J
Please note changes in Allen Isle's ad
and The H. fl. A B. Co.'s ad.
Believing Dr. Seth Arnold's
Balsam a reliable remedy for all
bowel disorders, we hereby guar
antee every 25c. bottle sold by
us to give satisfaction or money (
refunded. Hood Bros, Allen Lee.
Skinner & Ragsdalettreanxious
for tobacco to till orders. Bring
it along; it is selling high.
Question seems puzzling to
some how the Smitnfield Hard
ware Company sell so cheap. We
buy right and divide our profits
by short division.
High Prices at the Banner.
Here are a few of the prices for
tobacco sold on our door.
B. E. Lee?35 lbs. at 1 4%c, 15 j
at 25,118 at 11%, 1(55 at 8.
A. S. Creech?20 lbs. at 22c, 56
at 16%, 105 at 10%, 142 at 8.
L. 1'. Lee?100 lbs. at 8%c. 11 I
at 17%, 32 at 15%, 16 at 9%, 6 at
16, 41 at 10, 41 at 9%.
A. Johnson?50 lbs. at 7%c, 35 j
at 10, 74 at 17, 50 at 30.
Barber & Cole sold at 8c., 10c.,
ll%c , 16c., 59c.
J. W. Easom?150 lbs. at 10%,!
96 at 17%, 75 at 21%, 47 at 27%,
89 lbs. scrap at 5.40.
Skinxeii & Ragsdale.
We please all of our customers,
why? Because their tobacco sells
high. Come and enjoy good
prices with your friends at the
Farmers Warehouse, Bo yet t
Skinner A- Ragsdale lead be
caust they haven't any pets but
sell every farmer's tobacco for Its
Ladies, Misses and Children
Ziegler Bros, fine shoes sold by
W. (J. Yelvington, every pair war
ranted to give satisfaction.
It you want advertising of any
kind done, excursion or fair bills
posted or distributed, very cheap,
call on, or address:
Robert E. Snipes,
If you want good Cook Stoves
at very low prices, go to
Selma, N, C.
We are selling tobacco from
within eight miles of Wilson.
Skinner & Ilagsdale try to pro
tect farmers against pin-hookers;
read their sign over the scales at
Warranty Deed, Mortgage
Dred, Mortgagee's Deed, Quit
claim Deed and Commissioners'
Deed blanks for sale at The
OF MEDICINE - "J5BKHFI
.. . ml 1 standard, i
First-Class ,N I
( CLINICS. I
c3rsctbd bvkky thursday.
Cotton 8 to 81
Chickens 12J to ir, J
Granulate! Sugar fij to 7 '
Corn, pei bushel 00
Potatoes, per bushel 4.1 to .W
Feed Oats, per bushel___ 5r> to Co
Fresh Pork 6 to 7
C. r. Sides, per pound 9 to 10
Hams, ?' 18 to 184
Lard. " " 10 to 11
Cheese, " " 15
Butter, " !' 20 to 25
Dited Apples, per pound 74 to 10
Coffee, per pound 10 to 15
Sheep Skins, each 10 to 80
Salt Hides, per pound 7 to s
Hides?Green, per pound 4 to 5
Hides?Dry Flints " 8 to 12
Meal, per sack $1.75 |
Flour, per sack *2 00. 2.25
Fodder, per hundred 90 to $1.10,
Hay, per hundred $1.00
Wool, washed 80 j
g WE ARE PRIPARFD TO FIGURE WITH 2
COTTors SAW /\A f=T INJ X
^ GIN and IV MILL CV 'VlfcVl>l
*] f?fex *
?C We have the largest
jf stock of BELTING (gum,
% leather, cotton and gandy)
Pipe fittings, Valves, Laces,
? Belt Rivets, Cylinder and
if Macl ine Oil, Etc., ever seen
>k\ in this section of the State.
We carry a larger stock ?
and sell more of this class J
of goods than any other ?
three firms in John- 3
ston county: By buy ?
ing in large quantities we
* buy close, hence WE
SELL CHEAPER THAN g
OTHER DEALERS, jg
% WE 11AVK IN STOCK 2
J 32,000 WORTH OR BELTING ALONE.
*j THE H. H. & B. CO., ?
Z (SIGN OF THE SAW.) SMITHFIELD, N. C. 5
Makes the best paint, and yet the best painter cannot paint out the prioes and qualities we
have been giving our customers. The money that we have saved them counts as a priceless
JZ | BELTING. |
Now is the time you should put your cotton gins in order. We have the beltings, pipe
fittings, etc. You need them. Our prices are right.
O K STOVES AND RANGES
Are still leaders. We have just received a large shipment and our prices can't be excelled tvith
lower grade stoves. Remember that we have sold upwards of a hundred of these and have
never had a complaint. Ste them and you will surely use an 0. K. We thank you for your
past patronage and ask a continuance of the same.
m. l. wade. Smithfield Hardware Co. ?
A BRAX NEW HOUSE
? And % acre lot on Oakland
Heights for sale. At the court
house door at 12 M., the first
Monday in September we will
sell to the highest bidder, oo
easy terms a four room house,
yard all nicely fenced, with new
stalls, chicken house and yard,
with every convenience ready to
live in. This house and lot be
long to S. S. Holt, Walter Rand
and W. J. Stephenson and we
want to sell for a division. W.
J. Stephenson can be found most
of the time at the new hotel and
will be glad to show the proper
ty. If you ever intend to own a
house in Smithfieldnow is the ac
cepted time, for we mean sell.
W. J. Stephenson.
IM1'ROVED FARM FOR SALR
I offer for sale my highly im
proved farm containing 230 acres
with 110 acres cleared, 25 aces
in a good fishpond. Two miles
east of Smithfield on the Golds
boro road. The land will grow
any crop that caw be grown in
this part of thecountry. Remem
ber it is highly improved. Will
sell part cash and part on time
if so desirnl. Come and see it.
B. 11. YELVINGTON,
Smithfield, N. C.
VALUABLE FARM FOR SALE.
1 have for sale a valuable farm
of ">42 acres three miles south
west of Smithfield. Well timbered
with four-horse crop cleared.
Suitable to raise cotton, tobacco
or any other crops grown in this
section of country. Houses and
everything in good condition. It
is an extra fine place for stock
raising. Could be made in three
tracts if buyer so desires. Will
sell part cash and balance on
good time. Call to see me or
write to me.
[Smithfield, N. C.
GOOD FARM FOR SALE.
I have for sale a tract of land
640 acres, on MiddleCreek, about
six miles west of Smithfield. Seven
horse farm cleared. No better
land to be had for cotton, to
bacco and corn. Five buildings
two of which are five-room
houses. Fine place to raise stock.
Gin house, steam engine and to
bacco honses on this farm. I
have for sale also one pair good
mules, one Auburn two-horse
wagon and harness. Will also
sell one pair horses.
G. W. F. BARBOUR,
Smithfield. N. C.
For something cold and deli
cious, call for a glass of ice cold
' 'Coca-Cola.'' good t he year round
at Robt. E. SniiH's' Fountain,
Selmn, X. C.
Look! dixie plows 88c Each
Sel ' f ?
Hardware and Furniture Regardless of Cost.
Our Furniture is made In Dunn and we can save you the freight. We carry the
largest line of Rubber, Gandy and Leather Belting. Engine and Mill Supplies in
this part of North Carolina, and can fill your orders promptly. Write u? for prices.
Dunn Hardware and Furniture Company,
DUNN. N. C.
? ? '? ?- 1 ? 1 ? ? ? ? ? **'
S. R. Morgan,
smith field, n. c. and Undertaker,
will repair furniture and frame your pictures. Full line of Caskets and Coffins
Men's, Ladies' and Children's Burial Robes and Shoes, Hose, Gloves, Ac. Thanks
to my friends and patrons for past patronage Hope to serve you in future
Goods at Reduced
I have a large stock of Spring and summer
goods on hand and I have decided to mark
down the prices on a good many of the lots to
close them out at bargains.
5c. Lawns for 4c. 6c. Lawns, fast colors, 5c.
10c. LAWNS, NICE STYLES, Tic.
R Beautiful Liine of Percales
For men's shirts, boys' waists and ladies'
shirt wants 10c. and 12ic.
CRASH?a nice line in plaids and strips, 10, 124 and 15 "fcent*.
DIMITIES, LAWNS AND
A beautiful line at 10. 124, 15, 1 9c.
A nice line of Suitings for Suits or Skirts, good Styles,
wear well, 10c. for 8c.
for ladies, misses and children,, large ttock on hand .?<! t'tila
med up in the latest styles. Prices from 25c up to $5.
A FULL STOCK OF
Mens' and Boys' Clothing and Gent's
Furnishing Goods, Shoes and Hats
at reduced prices.
Come to see me if you wish to save money.
W. G. YELVINGTON,
Smithhdd. N. C.