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Don't Forget The Big February Sale
At The Davis Stores
Positively your last chance to purchase goods at these extremely low prices. This
sale will positively close Saturday night of this week, as it is impossible for us to keep the
goods on sale longer at such low prices.
Our Cut Prices Continue all This Week
Mr. Charles Davis has just returned from a week's stay on the Northern Markets where he went to try to
replace some of the goods selling on this sale? but found that he could not replace the goods at anything near
the price for which he was selling them?So the sale will positively close Saturday night, March 9th.
Thousands of dollars worth of good Spring and Summer goods arriving daily, and will be sold during this week at
Less Than Cost of Raw Material
It will pay you and pay you well to drive many miles to attend this sale this week. Small merchants desiring
to buy these goods will do well to come early in the morning before the big rush is on, that they may have a bet
ter opportunity of seeing the goods. You can buy goods at this sale cheaper than from the wholesale houses.
Come and see is all we ask. Your last Seven Day Opportunity.
The Davis Department Stores
SMITHFIELD, N. C.
Laurinburg is in the midst of the
canteloupc industry. From 1,000 to
1,200 car loads of these melons are
shipped from that section each sea
In anticipation of the collection of
the taxes for the current year the
Chairman of the Charlotte School
Board has been authorized to borrow
?50,000 to carry on the work of the
If all the owners of registered dogs
in Mecklenburg County pay their dog
tax the schools of that county will
get an additional $1,676 this year.
Charlotte had 70 deaths and 90
births during the month of February.
The street car company of Durham
is asking that fares be increased to
Zimri Falls, the Cleveland County
man who invested one thousand dol
lars in War Savings Stamps, has re
ceived a letter of thanks from Secre
Death of Mr. R. I. Ogburn.
We regret to learn of the death of
Mr. R. I. Ogburn, father of Deputy
Sheriff, Hubert Ogburn, which oc
curred at his home in Pleasant Grove
township Saturday morning: about
eight o'clock. He had been in poor
t health for many months. He was
V buried Sunday in the family burying
ground. The funeral service was con
ducted by Elder W. A. Simpkins, of
Raleigh. He leaves a wife and seven
Mr. Ogburn was a splendid citizen
and had served his community and
county well. He served one term as
County Commissioner. He was about
fifty-seven years of age.
Pleasant Grove Fair.
Every citizen of Pleasant Grove
Township who is interested in organ
izing the Fair for this year, is re
quested to meet at the township court
house Friday, March 8th, 10 o'clock
G. WILLIE LEE,
J. C. LANGDON,
A Play At Pleasant Grove.
The Mount Pleasant school will
give a play at Pleasant Grove school
house on Friday, March 8th. Pro
ceeds to go for both schools. Admis
kion 10 and 20 cents.
Death of Rev. R. >V. HorrelL
A letter was received here last
week telling of the death of Rev. R,
W. Horrell which oecured at Zolfo,
Fla., on February 18th. He moved to
Florida a few years ago for his
health. He did Missionary work in
Johnston County for several years and
was one of the best preachers of the
county during his stay here. For a
whilo he owned a farm near Selma
which he improved and developed.
He and his good work will long be
remembered by the people of this
county. Many will hear of hia death
Cattle for Johnston County.
The cattle purchasing trip that was
postponed for several reasons will be
made March 13th. Several farmers
here have volunteered to go with
the Animal Husbandry field agent
to buy these cattle. If others care to
go also let me know before then.
Also, if there are any who want any
milking strain shorthcrns (dual pur
pose cattle) give me your order be
for Saturday evening, March 9th.
We will ask you to deposit the money
in your bank subject to check by
the purchaser. This will probably
be the last cattle purchasing trip this
A. M. JOHNSON,
Honor Hath Humility.
The bird that sings on highest wing,
Builds on the ground her lowly nest;
And she that doth most sweetly sing,
Sings in the shade when all things
In lark and nightingale we see
What honor hath humanity.
Choosing a friend is a serious mat
ter. Loyalty to bad friends drags
down many a young life. ? Young Peo
A boy shows how big he is by the
things which he has outgrown. This
applies to other things besides clothes.
? Kings' Treasuries.
The chance to help some one else is
always coming along. We each may
be a blessing to many hearts if we will.
? Queens' Gardens.
All the mud of the pond does not
keep the water-lily from being glori
ously white. Wherever a girl is, she
can be good and true. ? Girl's World.
A Note of Thanks.
We wish to thank our good neigh
bors and friends for their kindness
to us since our house was destroyed
by fire. Words can't tell how thank
ful we are. It is bad to lose what you
have, but in one way we feel better
than before. We know our neigh
bors and friends love us.
The Good Book says, "Enter into
thy closet and pray to thy Father in
secret and thy Father which seeth in
secret will reward thee openly."
This is a true proof of God's Word.
We have been rewarded openly. We
prayed for them before but we will
pray for them more sincerely than
May God bless each and every one
of them, are the prayers of
MR. AND MRS. TINK WALLACE,
Wendell, N. C.
SOME FACTS WANTED.
In getting up the names of the sol
dier and sailor boys from Johnston
County we desire to make the list as
near accurate as possible in every
particular. In order to do this there
are certain facts needful. Those who
are so kind as to send in the names
of their relatives and friends who are
in the army and navy should remem
ber to give us ?
1. Full name of man and age.
2. His home address and township.
3 Name of parents, if living.
4. Did he volunteer or was he in
5. What branch of service is he in?
6. Company and Regiment?
7. Where is he at present?
8. Any other matters of interest in
connection with him.
We should like to get these facts
about any boy who went into the
service from Johnston County, or who
was born in Johnston and happened to
enter the service from some other
As soon as all the information is in
we shall write up the list and publish
it complete in one issue of The Smith
Those who have good pictures of
their friends and relatives may send
them along with the facts asked for
above. Cuts will be made and printed
in The Herald.
Those who aid us in getting the in
formation asked for above will be
helping to keep history straight.
Send information to T. J. Lassiter,
Editor The Herald, Smithfield, N. C.
If a picture or photo is sent postage
should be included for its return.
FOR SALE ? TWO HIGH BRED
heifer calves, out of my best cows.
W. R. Long.
NICE CAR MULES WELL BROKEN
Come look them over. Roberts
Atkinson Co., Selma, N. C.
TWO CAR LOADS BUGGIES JUST
unloaded. Cotter-Underwood Com
pany, Smithfield, N. C.
A SINGLE-COMB RHODE ISLAND
Red rooster two years old for sale.
Mrs. O. V. Booker, Smithfield, N.C.
FOR J. R. W ATKINS' MEDICINES
and toilets go to Selma Supply Co.,
Selma, N. C.
JUST RECEIVED AT COTTER-UN
derwood Company's a car load of
Red Rust Proof seed oats.
I HAVE A GOOD MILCH COW FOR
sale. ? T. M. Bizzell, Princeton, N.
C., Route 3.
JUST RECEIVED BIG LOT CAN
vas cloth for tobacco beds. Cotter
IF YOU WISH TO SELL YOUR
farm it will pay you to see us.
Abell & Gray, Smithfield, N. C.
The Ladies Store
New Arrivals of Ladies' Dresses, Suits
and All Ready-To-Wear
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS.
Remember the BON TON is the leading store
for Ladies Goods .
Come and get Your Easter Bonnet. Make the BON TON
your headquarters when you come to Smithfield and WE
can show you more Suits, Dresses, Millinery and All Ladies
Ready-To-Wear to be found in this County.
Miss Mizell is returning from the Northern Markets, where
she bought the latest and best line of Millinery ever shown
in this section. Don't Buy until you see the line.
The Ladies Store
Smithfield, N. C.