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KENI Y ITEMS.
Mix. Lloyd Godwin is visiting
relatives in Smithtield.
Miss lin/.t'l Waddell spent Sun
day with her jieople in Seliua.
8everd people from here are
attending court at Smithfield this
Miss I'ennie Outlaw, of Golds
boro. is visiting her sister, Mrs.
J C. Grady.
Mrs. It. II Alford spent Thanks
giving Day in Hinithfield with the
family of itev. Mr. Mines
Miss I toss Harden, of Little
River Academy. N. C., is visiting
her sister, Mrs. It A. Hales.
Miss Clyde Smith, of Turlington
Institute, spent Saturday and
Sunday with Miss I Jessie Martin.
The stock law ques'ion seems
to be giving some of our citizens
some trouble. They go to Smith-J
field every first Monday with a
petition against it, only to find
that there is not one for it.
The debate at the academy
Thanksgiving night was enjoyed
by a large audience. The ques
tion was decided in favor of the
negative. All the young men did
themselves credit. While the!
judges were out Miss Hazel Wad
dell was called for and gave us
two recitations that brought
down the house. Judge II. G
Connor, of Wilson, rendered the
decision of the judges in a very
graceful manner. lie then spoke
011 the subject of education for u
few minutes which was enjoyed
by all. Pop.
Mr. W. 1). Lindsay was in town
Mr. Ed. Stalling moved to
Mr. It. 15. Whitley, of Selma,
was in town Tuesday.
Mrs. I).('.Adams,of Pour Oaks,
is here visiting relatives.
Rev Mr. Cotton preached his
farewell sermon Sunday night.
Capt. J. J. Young, of the Po
lenta section was in town Tues
Mr. D. 11. McCullers and Sheriff
J. T. Ellington went to Raleigh |
Rev. Mr. Tippett iscarrying on |
a protracted meeting at the fac
Mr. Will. H. McCullers and Mr.
Can Pool, who have been to New
Hern on a hunting trip, returned
Rev. Mr. Cotton and his brother
who were cal ed home last week
on account of the death of their
father, returned Friday.
Mrs. W. H. Brewer, of Raleigh,
and Mrs. Sallie Surles, of Four
Oaks, are in town visiting their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.I).Adams.
Mr. Ed. Smith, of Emit, was in
town Monday to meet his wife,
who has been receiving treatment
in the State Hospital at Raleigh
for several months. She is now
Hon. W.C. Douglas, of Raleigh,
was in town Thursday (Thanks
giving Day) He delivered an ad
Oress Thursday on Odd Fellow
ship. He made a fine talk. We
hope that he may visit our town
again some dav.
AROUND SANDERS CHAPEL.
Miss Clyde Smith spent last
week with relatives in Kenly.
Misses Lizzie and Leona Whit
ley spent last Tuesday in Raleigh.
Mr. Thomas Faison of Faison
is m the neighborhood this week.
Miss Ludie Peterson spent a
day or two in Smithfleld last
Messrs. J. C. Whitley andChas.
Powell Jr. were in the neighbor
Captain and Mrs. C. 11. Keel of
Apex spent last week with rela
tives in the neighbor lood.
Little Miss Alice Sanders gave
a birthday party last Monday
evening and all the little folks
report a pleasant time.
There will be a called meeting
of the Sanders Chapel Reading
Cluli on next Saturday evening
December 7, all members are
requested to be present.
The Graphophone entertain
ment, at Creech school house, on
Friday night November 22,
given by Messrs J. P. Smith and
J. I). Wellons, was a decided suc
cess and a nice little sum was
realized for the purpose of ceiling
the school house. W.
Tbe Best Prescription Tor Malaria,
Chills and Fever is a bottle of
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic. It
is simply iron and quinine in a
tasteless form. No cure?no pay.
Price 50c. j
Car fresh salt just received at s
Cotter, Underwood & Co.
Mr. M. 0. Hintoil, of Kiuit, is
viKitiu^r t liiis community.
Mr. i'ious Hudson, of Menson,
was in this vicinity Sunday.
Elder .fosiuh Eldridge preached
at I'oplar Grove last Sunday.
Miss Marv Smith spent last
week with Miss Isabella Johnson.
Mr. B. It Lee and brother made
a trip to Upper Johnston last
Miss Louesther Lee is teaching
at J ones bo ro, near Dunn, this
Regular services will be held at
Calvary next Sunday by Rev. Mr.
Mr. Mordicai barefoot is fast
improving, alter being ill with
Messrs. Xure Lee and Wesley
barefoot made a business trip
to Clinton Monday.
Mr. Westbrook Lee will move
from his old home in Johnston
to near Newton Grove in Samp
A 'phone line will extend *o
Mr. Moore Wood's, which will be
in connection with Benson and
Misses Nora Eldridge and
Azulah Gainey made a pleasant
trip hist Saturday night visi ing
Miss Azulah Lee.
Several of the young people are
contemplating attending the
singing school celebration next
Saturday at New Zealand. May
the good work continue, and the
people be the reapers of the vic
tory and cast an unforgotten in
finance to the Giver who doeth
all things well.
IJav VI ?? rl\ itrnuonrl / if Itnio'u
lim'k Academy, will give u lec
ture to the young people at Pop
lar drove Academy next Satur
day night on the subject of
'"Young Men." Let all go out
and hear him as he is a very
promising minister and an excel
tent young orator. May his lec
ture exaggerate the cogitations
of any person who may be called
a young man.
I Suffer with nuUqMtlonor B
I TAKE |
I Coleman's I
I Guarantee 1
H Eat Wkat You Want and ka Happy. N
A Cured Man Saya \
"I had been Buffering for a lumber ft
of years with Indigestion, and tried ?
almost everything that I saw recom- ft
mended for it. ana Commas ? Oiab- ?
ani kh In the only thing that taa ever [j
given me any relief. I took twi bot- W
ties of it and now feel entirely well." ?
?J. D. Koblnaoi. Danville. Vi_ }- ?>
Price 50 Cents. ;/
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS. |
For Sale by Hood Brothers.
And Bei son Drug Compan).
By virtue of the authority contained in a
mortgage deed executed to Ashley Home on
the 2rtth day of March, 18HH, by I. w. Johnson
and wife, K. K. Johnson, which mortgagedeed
has been duly transferred to,the Clayton In
vestment Company and duly registered in the
Register's office of Johnston county in Hook
I'. No. 4, J?ages 57, &c.. I shall sell at auc
tion, lor cash at the court house door in the
town of Sinithtield, N. C., on the Hth day of
January, 1902, the following real property:
L> ing and being in Johnston county. State
a foresaid, in Clayton township and described
and defined as follows, to wit: In town of
Clayton, commencing 011 Fayetteville street
running soulli east to 70 yards thence north
east 35 yards to B. K. Yelvington's corner;
thence north west 70 yard* to Kuyettoville
street: thence with street '15 yards to begin
ning, containing one-half an acre, being one
town lor in said town and known as my home
stead near the Academy. And fully de
scribed in said mortgage.
This 5th day of Decern ?er, 1001.
CLAYTON IN HSTMKNT COMPANV,
C. W. Home. Presideut.
Nssignee of Mortgagee.
Sam T. Honevcutt. Attorney.
SALE OF VALUABLE LAM).
Mrs. Mary A. MoCullers, Plaintiff,
Mary Ianna Jones, P. P. Jone-, Delia Jones.
Porrin M.Jones. Mary P. Jones aud Alonzo
IIv virtue of a decree of the Superior Court
of Johnston < ounty rendered at the Decem
ber Term. 19UI, thereof, in the above entitled
action, i ^ it' sell for oMb, at the Court House
door in the town of Sinithtield. Johnston
County, N. C., on Monday. December 30th.
1901, the fol ewing descritied tract or parcel of
land : A certain piece or tract of land lying
and being in Johnston County, State aforesaid,
in Smithtield Township, and dc scribed and de
fined as follows, to u it: That tract of land ad
joining the lands of B. H.Jones, N. L. Barnes
an<l others, and known as the land sold by \V.
H. MtCu lers. Sr., deceased, as administrator
of H. Turnage, deceased, and further known
as the place whereon the said Turnage lived
up to the time ol his death, and further known j
as the place whereon Perrin Jones family
then resided, and containing 240 acres, be the
same more or less except acres conveyed
by the said Perrin Jones and wife to P. P.
Jones, by < eed dated October 17th, 1M95 and re
corded in the Registry of Johnston County in
Book V, No. 7, page 374. lsuinded as follows,
to-w it: A certain tract or parcel of land lying
and I?eing in Sndthfield Township, Johnston
County, adjoining the lands of Perrin Jones,
deceased, D. W. Fuller and others: beginning
it a stake runs 8 6 W 44 to a red oak; thenee 8
18% B 1-6 to a pine; thence NK 40 to a stake;
thence N 36H E 24 to a stake; thence N 21 ?* W
13 to a stake; thence N 32 W 3314 to a stake;
thence 614 W 28 to the beginning, containing
Wk acres, more or less.
This December 2nd, 1901.
F. H. BROOKS,
are among the best know n
of the many dangerous
wild plants and shrubs.
To to li or handle the:n
quickly j r<?du< -s s\vlli tig
and iu i iuiTuation w :th in
tense itching and burning
of the j kin. The eruption
soon disappears, the suf
ferer hopes forever; but
airr-'M as soon as ine iiiue unsierv ana
pu !'s appeared the had reached 1
the hi'>o<l, and v !l break out at regular j
interval# and each time in a mora aggra
vated form. This poison will loiter in the ,
system for years, and every atom of it 1
must be forced out of the blood before yoa 1
can expect a perfect, permanent cure. .
/ys f-p ISaiurc'i Ash<?K- \
ia the only cure for Poison Oak, Poison
Ivy, and all noxioua plants. It ia com* ,
posed exclusively of roots and herba. Now
is the time to get the poison out of your
??stem, as delay maUcs your condition
worse. Don't experiment longer with
aalres, washes and soaps?they never cure.
Mr S. M Marshall, bookkeeper of the Atlanta
(C.a ) C'.aa bight Co., was poisoned w k Poison
C>ak. He took Sulphur, Arsenic and various
other drugs, and applied externally numerous
kati<>as and salves with no benefit. Attnusthe '
rweiHnr and iniammati ? i waaaaaavere he was
altnoat Hind. For eight yeara thep-iis* nvnld '
break out every season. II.a condition was much i
inmrove 1 after taking one bottle < f S. S. 8 , and I
a few 1 Kittles clt. red his Mood of the poison. aud
all evidences of the disease disappeared. .
People are often poisoned without
knowing when or how. Kxplain your case
fully to our physicians, a id they will
cheerfully give such information and ad
vice you n qv.ire, withmt char ye, a .<1
we wili send ?' t the same time an rest
ing bock on Bk? u\ ? id Skii DI? >M?.
TH& t?V?i:*T Sf'CClFIC CO.. ATLANTA. CA.
SALE OF LAND.
By virtue of four executions in my
hands. I shall sell at an h ion at the court
house door in the town of Smithth id on
Monday, January 6th 1902, at 12 o'. lock
M.. to the highest bidder for cash, to
stiisf? cos*?incurred in the division of 1
I the lands of Ben Dixou deceased, the
following real estat- lying in Pleasant
Grove township to wit:
Lot No. 2 in said division cont i ing
32f a- res, whicn w as asGgr ed to Edgar
Lot No 8 in said division containing
j 40 2 5 acres, assigned ?o John Dixon
Lot No. 4 in said division containing
i 82 3 5 acres, assigned to Patrick Dixon,
Forto five acres assigned to Betsy Dixon,
widow of Ben Dixon, deceased as dower.
Tills Dee Bill, 1901
J T. ELLINGTON.
By virtue of an execution in my hands in
favor of J. M.Tlsdale and agaiust J. H. Glover I
and others. I will sell to the highest bidder for |
cash, at the Court House door in Smithtteld, ;
on Mouday. January 6th. 1902, at 12 o'clock in :
ail the right, title, interest and estate of J. li.
Glover in and to a certain tract of land lying
in O'Neals Township, adjoining the lands of
it. H. Creech and others, described as follows :
Beginning at a black guru on Little Kiver B. B.
Creech's corner, runs as his line S 87 E 9.65
chains to a stake; thence N 3 K 30.50 chains to
pointers on Little Kiver; thence down said
river to the beginning, containing 20 acres.
This being excess over homestead laid off to
J. H. Clover, November 15th, 1901
, This December 8. 1901.
J. T. ELLINGTON, Sheriff.
MOKTUAUK S\LF.~OF LAND.
I'nder the power of sale given to us by I). A. !
Fields and wife Jerusha Fields, by mortgage
deed executed on March 15th, 1901, and record
el in Kegister of Deeds'office of Johnston'
County, N. C., in Book U, No. 7, page 414, to j
secur* the sum of eight hundred dollars ;
($800.00) and interest from March 15th. 1901, and !
! due December 1st, 1901, default of payment [
having been made we will sell for cash at the j
! Court House door in Smithtield, Johnston I
j County. N. C.. to the highest bidder, on Mon
day the bth day of January. 1902, the lands
therein conveyed and described as follows:
First Tract?In the town of Jerome. N. C.,
and comprises all of the town lots conveyed
by the East Carolina Land and Improvement
Company to Jerusha Fields by deed, dated I
December 1st, 1899, and recorded in Book X, '
No. 7, pages 202. etc., which description in said :
deed is made a part of this conveyance: from ;
the oper <tion of this mortgage is excepted one
town lot deeded to Martha E. Ward on the
23rd day of April, 190?, recorded in liook K.
No. 7. page 520 of the Kegister of Deeds of
Johnston County, N. C, Sixe of said lot is
M feel bj ISO feet.
Also one other lot deeded to N F. Harden on
the 20th day of December, 1900, recorded in
Book V, No. 7. page Lit. This is a part of
Block G, and is 80% bv 150 feet. Both lots arc
on Maine Street.
Second Tract - One town lot which was
deeded to Jerusha Fields on the 22nd dav of
May. 1900, In Charles Blackman. Said deed re
co ded in Book Y, No. 7, page 273, and com
prises all of the lot No. 1 in Block D, in said
town. Terra* of sale cash. Time 12 o'clock.
December 3, 1901.
H. WEIL & BKOS
HA I j ft <>| \ ALA AIM.hj
Alien K.Smith, Plaintiff,
Corneli:i A *ernigun, Edgar Jernigan, Estellu
Kayner and husband P (' Itayner, Cora
Belle Jernigan, Mamie Oertrude Jerni
gan. Lidti liermm Jernigan, Eu
gene Pari Jernigan, Jesse I Jer
nigan, Mary Floren; e Jerni
gun and Ernest rasper
B> virtue of authority contained in a dee roe
of the Superior Court, rendered at the lie
comber Term tin reof, in the above entitled
action, I will sell at public auction, for cash,
at the Court House door in the town of Smith
1leld, N C, on Monday Deeerabet 30th, fan. at
12 o'clock m, the following described land,
First Tract That tract or parcel of land sit
uate in Banner Township, Johnston County,
adjoining the lands of J L Jernigan, deceased.
Visoii Ivev, deceased, and others, bounded as
follows: Begi ning at a black guin in the
Driving Branch and runs E 'rf! poles to a stake
in the old held; thence N lis poles to a stake; j
thence VV 114 poles to a corner (not made) 011 ;
east side of said branch: thence 'with said j
branch on the E side to the ditch, thence with
saui ditch to the middle croM ditch; thence
cross ditch runs straight to Hiram Holmes'j
1 line; thence with said Holmes' line to the be
ginning. containing sixty-five tttfb acres more
or less; kno* 11 as that tract whereon Seany !
Itayner formerly resided, lying about one |
mil north of the town of Benson and being '
the tract of land conveyed to said Beany Bay '
oer by her father. Je<se L Jernigan. by deed
dated October 4th. !Sft2, and duly recorded in !
the Kegistry of Johnston County, in Book B, I
No 3, page 570. and thereafter conveyed by the |
said Beany Kayner to Cornelia A Jernigan ami
J J Jernigan. tier husband, bt deed dated .ian
uary 3d, 1H95. and registered in Book M. No fl.
page 330, Register's office of Johnston County.
Heoona Tract Bcir:g part of the tract or 1
parcel of land conveyed to.i j jernigan. de
ceased, by his father. Jesse L Jernigan, by (
deed dated October 17th, 1879, and registered
In Book O, No 3, page 552, Register's office (
Johnston county, and described as follows
Beginning at a stake on the Benson road, runs .
8 2 W 32:50 chains to a stake: thence K 18:50 1
chains to a stake: thence N 9:50 chains to a
stake: thence K 15:75 chains to a stake; thence 1
N 5 E 9 chains to a stake; thence N 34 W 15:75
chains to a stake; thence N 84 W 00 chains to
the beginning, containing ninety seven W7
acres, be the same more or lews, and known rh
the home place of the aaid Cornelia A jerni
December 2nd, 1901.
F. H. BROOK8.
Having reined out my farm
and going to iiiovh to Clayton, I
will hell at publicuuction for cash
>r good notes on ten months
time, on the lHtli day of I?ecem
Iter, 1901, one 10-horee steam
engine and boiler with inspirator
ill complete, one 50-saw I'ratt
cotton gin with feeder and con
Jeuser, belting, etc , two 2-horse
wagons, one 1-horse wagon, one
Jump cart and several sets of
liarness, two cotton planters,
two buggies and harness, one
sow and eight pigs and fiveshoats
and tiie finest Jersey stock beast
in the county two years old, also
three head of good young mules
and one horse and all farm imple
ments, also corn, fodder, shucks
and hay and quite a lot of mer
chandise. I will sell privately
from nowT until day of sale. Also
75 bushels peas and MOO bushels
cotton seed, and one new 1 leering
mower and rake.
J. W. TALTON.
0% miles west of Smithfield.
Ladies, go to Mrs. \V. U. Yel
vington's Millinery Store for your
nice dressed hats, at reduced
I carry a full line of
Dry Goods, Shoe*,
. Canned Goods,
and will sell cheap for cash.
Good Shoes a
Country Produce bought for
cash or barter. Don't forget me I
when you come to town.
). W. CANADAY,
N24-1 in BENSON, N. C.
STORE AND DWELLING
A desirable store and dwell
ing house and lot for sal , orj
will exchange for a farm. The j
store room is 20x36. The
dwelling attached has four
rooms all well finished. The
house is situated in a desirable j
part of the town of Selma.
Mrs, J, E, Creech,
()30-2m Selma, N. C.
SOLD FOR CASIl OR ON
Sold for cash or on one or two
years' time. Next door to Cot
ter. Underwood & Co.
J, A, Morgan,
02btf SMITHFIELD, N. C.
Ell's Park Nursery,
FOUR OAKS. N. C..
Offers to tlie trade and public j
generally for fall planting all
Strictly first-class and home |
raised, also Shrubbery, Hoses and
Ornamentals, and especially the j
new and highly prized
Winnie Davis Rose,
of Southern origin, should be in
every collection. Mail orders and
enquiries will receive prompt at
tention. Thanks for past pat
E. P. Baker,
BEARING OUR PART.
We are sharing the reverse of short crops and low prices'
with our customers by selling goods at less profit than any
furniture house in this part of the State.
Better Goods for Less Money,
thereby enabling 'he people to buy the same goods for the same;
quantity of their produce.
See our Ladies'
Rockers at *
Oak Bureaus, A *1 EJ
French Glass, ?P ? ? * &
One hundred other things propi rtionately cheap.
Yours for business,
The Smithfield Furniture Co.
HU/inter Goods. E
8 ? 3
jjj Big stock of Dry Goods, Dress Goods and Trimmings,
J*j NOTIONS AND HATS. *
jri Shoes to fit and suit everybody. Dress Shoes a S
Jfj specialty. *
% ?!o!riln? for Men, Dogs en<l cuiKfren;
JJj It will please you in quality and price. 2
d The ladies are invited to examine our new millinery. ?
For the next 60 days we shall sell many goods at
*j cost in ordi r to reduce our stock. All goods sold at
reduced pri es Now is your time to get bargains.
: sETii mm & brofhir, I
8 BErNSON, N. C. S
NEW FALL GOODS,
My new stock of Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, Cloaks,.
Capes, Shoes, Hats Caps, Clothing and Gents' Furnishing
Goods is now complete and up-to-date in each depai tmenU
IN DRESS GOODS,
1 ha\e a full line of the latest weaves and colors in dres<?
goods. Aleo a full line of trimming' in silks, velvets, gimps,
braids, jets and applique.
SHIRT WAIST GOODS,
My line of shirt waist goods is ' bang-up." I have a nice
line of silks, flannels, all wool Albatross, Percales. All in
My-Millinery Department is Full
I have put in a full stock of the latest shapes and colors for
fall and winter. Also full line of CAPS for misses and chil
dren. Ladies wishing anything in this departmt nt will find
Miss Beckwith at her post ready and willing to servt them in &?
3* SHOES. SHOES. .V
1 carry a full line of Zeigler Bros ' fin? shoes for ladies, misses
and child en, the best shoes made for wear. Every pair war
ranted. 1 also carry a full stock of other makes of line shoes
for men, ladies, misses and children, which are tirst quality and
you can buy them very cheap.
1 have put in a full stock of clothing of newest make-up styles in'
all sizes for men, youths and children. Prices from $1 to $12.50
per suit. Also a nice line of PANTS from $2 to $">. Aso I have ?
good line of KIN Iv HATS, all colors, and a good line of
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Don't buy your goods until you get my prices, as I am sure that
Lean save you money, as I discount all of my bills and will give my
customers the benefit of it.
YA/. G. Yelvington,
SM1THFIELD, N. G.
COTTON IS HIGHER'
BUT PRICES ARE AWAY
Ses them opening their new line of Hard^
ware, Stoves, Ranges, North Carolina Made
Harness, Rubber and Gandy Belting,
Pure Buck Lead, Paints, Oils, Varnishes*
Etc, Thanking you for your custom,
E. L. HALL, B n*? c!"'