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M iss J eiitiie Baucom, of M arven,
is visiting Mi*. J. W. Whittenton.
Mr*. R. T. Faucette is with her
husband,the veteran tobacconist,
at the Commercial House.
There have already been several
conv ersions and additions to the
liaptist church and Hie revival
MissHpencei* visiting htc sis
'ttfc, Mra. Akinso Parrlto.
when J. A. Johnson missed his
hwycle and went in search of it
JIV found a coon astride it. The
riper denied any intention of ap
propriating the property and
spun such a fine story that he
J,. F. Goodrich, of (Jonoho, and
W. H. Croon, of Laiirange, are
visiting J. T. (loodrich.
After an absence of several
weeks, John Langley is again
Mrs. Vinson,of Cla/ton, isvisit
her daughter, Mrs. J. K.
Several of our people were taken
J>y the excursion.
It is said that the store recently
vacated by W. H. P. Ivey will
soon lie used for a music house,
pianos and organs.
The tobacco market here is the
liveliest infant we have had any
account of. Ittg breaks are be
coming to tie a common thing
and farmers are getting over
W. T. Wilkins' mule could not
make It in il'4, but tVilkins made
itfl,45 and appeased the wratli
to come. Moral: If you don't
-run over anybody nor kill some
child, the officer may get you just
Au unusually large batch of
delinquent road hands were 011
trial Saturday. Most of them
run up against an arruy of facts
unfriendly to their cause, and
Justices Suiles and Johnson did
It is a hard year on the average
darkey in this section. Water
melons are not good ar. all.
A hog belonging to J. W. Can
ady died Monday, supposed to be
Jt. L. Flowers pulled and housed
all his fodder last week.
AROUND SANDERS CHAPEL.
Misses Irene and Etta Sanders,
returned to their home in (iolfls
bpro lust Sunday after spending
several (laNTs with their cousins,
Misses liey and Minnie Stevens.
Mr. M. F, Hill, of Oxford, is
vlPitJng his brother, Mr. Z. It.
Miss Ida E. Whitley, of I'rlnce
tcsi, is visiting relatives in the
Several of our young people at-1
tended the pic nic at Creech's
niiN last Saturday.
Messrs. Norman Williams and
Henry Iteck, of Ooldsboro, spent
last Sunday in the neighborhood.
Mr. K. E. Hamilton, of Wis
Ston-Salem was pivsewt at the
club last Saturday evening and ,
made a few impromptu uemajhs
which- were highly appreciated.
Mr. Hamilton was at one time a !
successful teacher in this county
and he has a great many friends1
who always gladly welcome him
Mr. N. (E, Mrs. (). K. and Miss
1'herebe Rand, of the Four < >uks
section, visited friends in our
community last Friday.
kffhs Emma Strickland visited
relatives in the Four< >akssection
last week. She returned home
Mrs. K. F. Sanders visiUd rela
tives at Smithtleld Saturday.
Mr. N. H. Strickhind left this
wbek to attend school at Atlanta,
Rev. Overton, of Newton Grove,'
-will preach at Antlocli Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock.
Miss Lizzie Sanders returned
home last Thursday, after an ex
tended visit torelutivesat Sinith
Reld and in the Sanders Chapel
neighborhood. She reports a de
The Sunday School at Sanders
school house, under tlw superin
?tendency of Mr. W. N. l^ee.isnow
in a prosjterous condition and
continues to grow in members.
J.fUst aH yf our tobacco grow
ers have completed curing their
tobacco. They continue to realize
the good prices they get for the
tveed at the Smithfield market.
Mr. N. B. St rickluud tilled the
afryointmeut of Rev. C. B. Strick
Inira at Antiwck Sunday morning.
The fleecy staple has com meneed
ojiening in our community.
A. U. S.
Follow the rush to the River
side and yon will be well please J
wtWl your sales.
hOUR OAKS ITEMS.
Attorney .law. A. Wellons, of
Smithfield. was in town Saturday
011 legal business.
Misses Neva Hater and Marie
Kakins returned to their homes
in Haleigh Wednesday.
A good number of our jieople
went 011 the excursion to Nor
folk. Washington City and Ifyilti
, more, Tuesday.
Mr. Willie (iuill left Sunday on
a visit to frkuds and relatives ut
Dm villa, Ya.
Messrs. I?. W. AtWvms of oar
town and Win. Honeycutt, of
Kaleigh, left Monday to visit
relatives in the neighborhood of
Little I fiver Academy, ''utnber
Messrs. ('has. II. Wellons and
J. A. Keen, went down to Ifen
tonvllle Tuesday on business.
Mr. If. If Adams, who has been
on several days visit to his sister.
Mrs, CainnlaII, of Waldon, lia.,
Misses Minnie ltaiford and Mary
Summerlin, of Mount. Olive, are
guests of Miss Lelia Ifaker.
The work on Mr. J. T. Cole's I
residence jost out of the town
limits is progressing nicely.
Her. S. A. Cotton preached two.
very interesting sermons here
Messrs. C. H. Wellons and J as.
If. Creech went over to Smi hfield
on business Monday evening.
There will be services at the
Baptist church Sunday evening
at if o'clock and at night by the j
pastor, Kev. J. W. Suttle.
Messrs. J. K. Kxum and Han
som Durham went to Suiit'hfield
Tuesday 011 business.
Capt.W. A. Andrews and family,
after an extended visit to their
relatives in eastern Carolina, re
turned Saturday. Capt. Andrews
reports crops looking Hue and
not ns much rain as we have had
in this section.
Mr. W. K. Stanley went up to
Kim City Wednesday, returning
Attorney J. I>. Parker was in
town Wednesday on business.
(Too late for last week.)
The condition of Mr. C. C.
Young, who hue been quite low
with typhoid fever, continues to
improve. He will soon be out
! again, unless a relapse taikes
place, which is not probable.
Capt. J. J. Young is very much
bet tor, and with proper caution
and attention it bow seems liis
recovery is certain.
The social at the residence of
Mr. E. It. Johnson's, given in
honor of the visiting young la-!
dies, Misses Stevens and Coats, I
last Friday night was quite an J
enjoyable affair. Sttveral of the
young gallants of Smithtield weie
on hand and seemed to be be
witched with the fair ones pres-!
ent. All report a most pleasant
Mrs. J. W. Green and children,
of Pine Level, are on a risk at j
her lather's home near LeMay.
We learn that Mr. Babe Coats
has some fine tobacco. A barn
recently cured, is said to be the
tinest text are, and some of it will
sell for as much as fifty uents per
The crops have improved but
little of late. The prospect now
is for only half a crop, with chan
ces of it not being over a third.
In our personls last week we
omitted to mention that Miss
Virginia Stevens was visiting
her Aunt, Miss Addk> Barber. It
was simply aw oversight.
Mr. W. (?. Parish, wife and
daughter, of Jonesboro, are vis
iting relatives in this section.
Thanks to Treasurer Lacy for
his kind opinion and utterances
about our section in a recent is
sue of the Raleigh News and Ob
server. We value the good opin
ion of visitors to our section, es
pecially is it. pleasing to us when
it comes from such a source as it
did on this occasion. Mr. Lacy
is one of the purest and best men
in North Carolina. Our people
have always been strongly at
tached to him. Come again,
Ilog cholera is playing havoc
with the prospects of tile meat
supply for another year. Hogs
arc dying by the score. Mr. W.
T. Johnson alone has lost twenty
| one head. Others have lost niim-'
bers. The d:s< ase seems to be
bard to conguer.
The road supervisors of this
township met at the shelter last.
? Saturday. Each overseer made1
I his report; Rotr- -('porting good |
! roads, others not so good; all
promising to Bee that their roads'
j were put in good condition at an
II aTly day. < far overseers are all
i good men and arc to be coai
f mended for their oversight of the
mails under their charge.
See here, Mr. Sporting Editor,
ih it time for us to laugh?
\V( II, our boys went to Smith
Held lust Friday to have a game
of hall, and, the "unusual" thing
happened again. Selrna just
wiped up the earth with them to
the tune of 1"? to S. We were
verv much surprised to hear that
so few of those who could "really
enjoy" seeisg our crowd laugh at
winning a game, as it was such
an unusual thing for us to win,
were out to sew as enjoy it again
Now, is it not strange thut the
cluh "composed of all trades and
professions except baseball" can
play ball like they do? Please
tell us when to laugh? As a cer
tain citizen of Smithfield said on
one occasion, "this thing is get
ting to be bonotonons." Three
Say, Mr. Sporting Editor, is it;
not about time for those who
laugh Inst to laugh now? l'lease
tell us; we are so anxious to have
out- term at laughing.
It seems to our boys that they
are enjoying the last laugh and
therefore are laughing best.
Boys, nint that so?
Well, this winds up the ball
game for this season and we
would suggest that when the
Smithfield club selects its players
next year that they take them
from some of the "trades or pro
fessions except baseball," and
then perhaps they 1 ay laugh
Ta, Ta! Say, we are laughing
Miss Blanche Peacock,of (lolds
boro, is visiting Miss Emmie Par
l)r. J. W. Hatcher has returned
from a professional visit to Ken
The first session of the Selma
graded schools will begin on
Monday, September 2d. The
trustees have secured a most ex
cellent faculty, and ask the pa
rents of the children in the uis-1
triet to send them in promptly
and to make an effort to keep
them at school. It will l?e im
possible for the children to make
the advancement they should
unless they attend regularly.
The trustees offer to the citi
eeiis ot the surrounding county
the advantages of the school at
the lowest rates possible.
Messrs. Clarence W. Richard
son and Millard No wall visited
friends in Clayton Sunday.
Miss Jimiuie Button is visiting
friends near Arc lie r Lodge this
Mrs. C. W. Richardson and
children are visiting relatives
near Wendell and Bwrpsboro this
Mrs. W. 11. LUirtH^re ami Mis*
Stella, are visiting ker brother, j
Torn W. Winston at Oxford this
ilr. S. W. Barker is at home
this week. He got overheated at
a tobacco sale at Rocky Mount
h*t Friday, lie wiH be alright
in a few days.
Mr. Cieon Parkew, who lias a
good position wtt.h the So. Ry.
Co., at Norfolk, is visrfcing his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Bar
Miss Mary Orrell is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Jenkins, at Rocky
Mrs. B. H. Massey and Mrs. L.
C. Orrell nre visiting- rbinfives in
Mr. Robert P.Noble wee t to
Wilson Sunday to attend the
funeral of Ins college-mate, Clias.
B. Aycock, Jr.
Miss Mattie Roundtree, of New
Bern, who has linen visitor Miss
Rosa B. Richardson, left for.her
Miss Clyde Peacock, of GoJds
boro, who has been visiting the
Misses Richardson hit for her
Mrs. Allen and Mis? Nellie
Allen, of Raleigh, arw visiting
Mrs. J. W. Vick.
Mr. .1. W. Stephenson, of Smith
Held, one of our largest wheat
growers, has just had his crop
threshed, getting .'120 bushels.
Mr. Willie H Stephenson at
tended the marriage of Ills broth
er at Raleigh last week.
Mr. James H. l'arrish and Miss
Liddie Ban ish were married last
Sunday. Sipiire lv S. Coats,
performed the, ceremony.
Miss Mattie Temple, of Wake
county, spent last week with rela
tives in tnis section.
Miss Mary Smith and Mrs. S. I),
(knits, > f Wake county, are visit
ing in the community.
Some of our farmers havp ls?
gun pulling fodder.
Follow the hand signs across
the streets and come to the Ban
ner Warehouse, Sndthlit.id.
One O-horse Eclipse engine, 45
wiw pili and condenser and cot
ton press, all in pood runniug
order, l'rice #175.
Smithfield, N. C.
One lot in Smithfield 90 feet
front by about 200 feet deep on
Si.li Street, wewt of Spring itrunch,
and known as the powder maga
zine lot. Will lie sold to the high
est bidder. Address
H. P. COLLINS, Apt.,
Why do you get such high prices
for ycur tobacco? "Because I
sell at the Riverside." Paylor A
Lassiter will always work for you.
If Fair Dealing, hard work, hon
est weights and high prices will
get your tobacco, we want it.
lioyett Bros., Fanners Ware
You can get your tobacco well
graded for 75c. per hundred at
Skinner & Uagsdale's and it will
pay you wall to have it giaded.
The .Magistrates will please
send in what cases they have for
Court. W. S. Stevens, Clerk.
For good accommodation, good
weights and fair dealings, go to
the Riverside Warehouse.
Our sales are good, prices high
and all of our customers are per
fectly satisfied withsales. Boyett
Bros., Farmers Warehouse.
The Best 10c coffee in the
world at N. B. Snipes & Bro.,
Sehna, N. C.
If you want to sell your to
bacco where the majority of the
best farmers do, come to the Ban
ner Warehouse at Smithfield.
Now is the time to buy a feed
cutter and 1 have them from
$3.50 to $15.00.
W. M. Sanders.
Remember the Old Reliable
Auburn Wagon. For sale by
W. L. Fuller.
Rig lot Wood's Turnip Seed,
junk received ab J. R. Ledbettkk.
If yom want your tobacco sold
for the highest market price, stop
at the Farmers Warehouse with \
Skinner & Ragsdale do not ,
move, but continue to sell to
bacco for kipii prions ait tlfoc Ran ?
Go to \T. (?. Yelvington's store j
for your fine Shoes, Furs and
Straw Hats, for Men and Boys.
Remember what l'aylor & Las
siter did for you las*, year. They
will do just as much for you this
year at the Riverside.
Lanterns, extra globes, ther
mometers and twine for sale at
W. If. Savueks.
Try a peach, strawberry, ban
ana or pine apple sherbet as
oold as ice, Sc it* Snipes' Foun
tain, Sclmn, N. C.
When you have a load of to
bacco ready for market, stop at
the Farmers Warehouse with
Royett Rros., where you will al
ways get the highest market I
price for your tolwceo.
The undersigned having Qualified as Execu
tor 011 the estate of John Johnson, deceased,
all persons having claims against said estate
are hereby netitiad to present the same ta> mc
j daly verified on or before the kith day of An |
gust, 1U0S. or this Boticc will be pleaded in bar
of their recovery and all persons indebted to !
said estate will make immediate payment.
This 18th dt?f of August, 1W1.
JNO. II. JOHNSON.
Bought direct from the mott relia*
ble growers, carefully selected
especially for our patrons.
They satisfy others,
They will satisfy you,
A complete stock of all things a
Drug Store should keep always
GARNER. N C
X Cotter, Underwood & Co, a
* ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR BARGAINS. 9
O They have several different kinds to select from and will O
9 give you the rigtit price on 9
Hats, Caps, Dry Goods, Harness, A
A ?tool cry. Hardware and XX 6
| GROCERIES. |
A Wo mean basinecs, and when jo? are Iti town, see us X
A and get our prices before you buy and you will save I 1
? money. Yours for business, C >
v COTTER, UNDERWOOD & CO. j;
| > SMITHFIELD, N, C, | ,
WE HAVE LOTS OF STI FF WITH PRICES CUT IN HALF.
ON THIS COUNTER YOU WILL FIND
Pant Goods, Calicoes, Latons,
GINGHAMS, TOWELS, BELTS,
Napkins, Table Covers, Suspenders, Hosiery. Twenty-five pairs of
LAMES' TAN SLIPPERS AT ONE-HALE PRICE,
A And Lots of Other Things. A,
We will for the next twenty days sell all low cut shoes at cost.
Fruit of the Loom Bleaching, 7 l=2c.
ONLY 10 YARDS TO A CUSTOMER.
Best ?Calico at 5c. Light Galico at 4c.
All Fancy Lawns at Gost.
A vlsft to my store will convince you that we have used the
knife vefj* fcvel.v in our priees. Remember these pricas will lnrit only
W. L. WOODALL,
Smithfle-ld. IN. C.
?! " - ?-'
Peacock's Big Racket Store.
SMITHFIELD, N. C.
Good Lot tf WINDOW SHADES, different kinds, cheap. Bargains i??
Ditamtwers' Samples?any tiling from two ecu* itp. Tfnware and Glass
warn, Oil Cloth. Hlroes *"1 Cloth.
In the Waekot Line I lsave Needles, IMns, Thimbles, Buttons, Hair llht
Haters, Soape, Braids, Ties, Belts, Thread, Baskets. I keep
A MJce Line of Jewelry all the Time.
B?wh made Skirts. White llomisspnu by the Bblt 4j?. Fifty Geatet
NeglijpJe Shirts 3ftc. Candy, Lemons, Cat:at and Chewing Gnm.
lonae *o see me w4re? in town.
-ss^W. H. REACOCK.
With tlx* new life and upward grade of the old town
(On the Corner)
the oM Drtggists, Book Dealers and Seedsmen, greet yon. For
about thirty year.s we have been identified with the town in the
. DRUG BUSINESS.
W* frel that we are well and favorably known to yon.
We thank you, one and aUr
for your liberal patronage. We
appreciate your trade. We
keep the goods. Our prices are
right. We carry the best.
Call on us for anything in the
Seeds, Toilet Goods,
OUR COLD DRINKS
arc M good as ioe and
fine fiyrups and crush
ed fruits can make
Special Line of
Trusses and Spectacles
and fresh supply Wood's
tJUBTv Prescriptions a Specialty.
SMITHFELD, N. C