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m Pedestal of
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1 ' ! ! H list- )1VS
rfce Corning, doing and Whereabouts of Our
People and other folks.
Miss Anna Clark went to
i-,'- I"'- M- Rgi.-Ur,of Tillcry, wa
" towu .Monday.
M. C II. Smith went to Rockv
Enthusiastic Meeting at the Residence
of Mrs. Archibald McDowell last
This Paper For Sale!
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Univ of ii inn;
i ft.' runs n.
' -'v ;u an n ;
he has an ac
cunt at I
r. k. S. W.il r,f .
" 1 ' ung ion, i
spent Sunday here.
The call for the girls of Gotland
r. .i- . .
-.v v, im e: v.irh m,-s ,.,1.,,,,
! .1 ..hi i
H.Uixhu- afton r M
rr the PUf 1 uf organising a "hi!- ! Li
iron's chapter of the United Dano-1,. ! t-j
ters of the Confederacy met with a ! jsj
nearly response and resulted in the !
! c:.fer for s?!e The Comrr
Wouldn't it be a Sad Christmas if
Lost Your Home by Fire ?
1! lis good will and patronage and entire
y outfit, consisting of a Newspaper Power
organization of an enthusiastic chap- i 8 P , T L O 11 11 l i
ter of twenty young folks. MiU 1 1 ss, two Job rresses, all well geared and
A i -, t':x ..i
Miss pat tie Vaujrh.m, who has been i c,ent. Lis josey, ist vice-pre ! 1 run by a. Uasohne iineme, raoer Cutter.
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i-.ouis r utre . -'ml ViW-i
ch:i;Tat Falkland is at home
Mr. A. L. Clark, ,f Roanoke Kap-
in io'.vn on business Monday.
Agent for Oliver Typewriters. Fire Insurance of Every Kind.
!!l.,jlt'V is j
s a 1 1 t'y iii i
: a ! 1 "t i!. .A n: i
li av.-s i-, a re-
Met 1m' d isjiliU'd. j
ny : i'-'iviii t iu !
! S I i 1 ,( H ;( , n , j
"raid rla-ok . 1
Cornelia Josey, Secretary; Dorothy!
Dunn, Treasurer. j
Miss Hl;m.-.h ,:u ...., . I ... . 101 ino Purpose i
,PV, , , " acner ol i organizing only and the next:
n,? "llolk scha-. -? is here to rwl mpof!,,,, mM1 uu.n t.
o(,v.uu ; -.. v.., v111 uc neia in January. An-1
j nouncement will be made later i
A ft or tha
- i.iay .josey returned i " ,,ctla ungnttui re-j
''in B- U. W. Tuesday to spend the ! f,eshniont.s u,Jre served and the i
, "uiiK muies left with great cnthus- ; j
c, , j :aam foi' thoir ne,v organization. jj
bhalers. of WVI.lnn I
TO BUILD HOUSES.
a'".e Mov.day to spend a few d
, ... I...:..
Mi, Je-nie Leg-cU, who is teach-
Mg school at Dunn. N. C. :i.
Tmo far the huiidavs. i , I
i,. i. v r the Scotland Neck Cotton Mills i
1 ' Manmn-r. of Henderson ! are soon t l.:., u., , . i
' : " "iv. ntvtiuH ui tev-
Scotland Keck tnitnn Mills to Kuild
Several for Operatives.
'.er of .Mrs. Ch.ari; n... 1 n.,1 . t.
""''I', is.-iai iciiitlU nouses t
)'.'!'d:P!."- s. it.'M .imtj of 1 . . , , ,
... v.tl. .-, llt-, iio,,, ,ciu(iiLionai nelp neeue.
-Miss N:'.nn:- Smith fn..i,, ;.. J-here seems to h
- n r. u
.nn:i MiutH. nrr. roaeht-r ' 1,K1B wns to he a warc tv -f
i.o i.ocky Blount graded schools, ia ! noiUes la Scotland Neck and this i
! i-re to srcnd the holidavs. ' i w,1 to some extent relieve the situa-1
Stapling Machine, with all Body
Advertising Type and Job Type new.
Paper established in 1 882, and has not
missed an issue except for Christmas holi
day weeks. Circulation of paper 1,125.
Reason for selling: Failure of eyesight
forces me to retire from newspaper work.
Price, $2,500. No correspondence
desired that does not mean business.
E. E. MILLIARD.
December 22, 1908.
H. ST E I N M
ItAi.Kicjii. XoiiTii Carolina.
Roses, Cm-nations, Violets mul other cut flowers
in season. Shower an.l I'lain Boqiieis for we.l.lino-s.
Horn I (lsiu-ris ami flowers lor all o.vnsions. Palms
Ten s a!! kmIs of pot and outdoor h.'ddin plants
JiiKl huibs. Ma-nolias. everfHrns and ve-;vtal)le
)lants. 11. Stki.nmktz, Florist. Kalei-!i. . ;.'
ITii I'll. II. j
eurpi-so ol i
lie live rani fit j
who wari: tc- i
rk d.-ne wi:l l.t I
who has been
!ri u'e Wc-tern part of the
; h.'ine for the holidays.
ist l. niversity for
-;att r Robert Nelson returned to
Every additional wage earner that
comes to Scotland Neck adds just so 1
miwh KniK-.L-r. u.. i .... " !
i to mo Luwn. i roper- :
a leacner in ; L- " "rs snoum see that sufficient
--i'tivj the holidays.
-i - -. -.. i.i is mass witn Mis parents.
Jiomo m h.vence S C Fri.io,,
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n juses to accomodate this class of
pet.'ple are erected.
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-i. re to
r ; r
Rev. C. A. Jones will cor.rWt th
na Hale, of Halifax, and ! regular services at thf Mtt,.!;..
: -s J.,a,;e Se'..ei!, of Tillery, rave j church next Surdav morniro--a
Siting MissLizzieVYhitehiuva. J -
Miss Mary White and Miss Minnie ! Ira,nS CeIoJ'C(3.
teaeners of the Enfield r.-. '
d . hool are at home to spend the i The Passeneer trains were much
xsKdays. ' . delayed Tuesday, caused, it is said,
Dr II o !!,. - , by a freight wreck on the Rocky
u. lly.di, nas returned "vToont h,.o,K r,o tti
lull l.il'1'Oroti) llshumi'inlA'i'not .
S;i Graded School Audifurium Wednes
The children of the Episcopal Sunday-school
fc-avo a Christmas cantata
ip the Graded School Auditorium,
Wendef-day evening-, Dee. 23rd, at 7
o'clock, which was a delight to all
The numbers on the nros.rr.mme
e a'.l we'i rtr-deved nut
enjoyed by th happy audience.
neart ii v
'v'.-ill he in Scotland Neck January
l:h and aih.
To Preach Sunday,
xi. t i'o ; li ; i : -
..j i-.s F.mdy Nelson who has been j Rev. C. G. Christian will preach at
i her sist-T, Mrs. J. E. Bowers, i Uobgood next Sabbath morning- and
m the Methodist church of Scotland
Neck next Sunday night at 7 o'clock.
"""iv: in riorence,
-v (.'. Monday.
Mrs. i'aul L. Salsbury, of Hamil
came Tuesday to spend Christ
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
ri. M. Joi.nson.
i iii vnu u ui)i cc.
The people of this community will
learn with yreat regret of the assign
ment cf Morrisett Eros., which was
made to Frank P. Shields on Satur
day night. In closing out their bus
iness prior to engaging in another
business in Tennessee this become
It is hoped that their stock will
pan out better than they expected.
Carte'- Taylor, little son of Mr. O.
K. Tavlor was thrown frnm liulmvcn
Misses Jennie and Ella Burroughs j while riding last week and was bad
f Lveretts, spent a few days here j ly shaken up but sustained no seri
ns week vLitinLr their hvnfhpf Mr i nna minn-,,.
. r . i'Urroug.is.
-'r. Frank Cherry who has been
-i'Ler; jg King's Business College
m Raleigh, returned home last week
to spend the holiday.
Mioses Nannie Guy, Pattie Thorne
t.-.'i Rebecca Knight, teachers in the
! ;r;M0(! st!y.
have gone to their
'.i a mas.
Felt at PostofUce.
Tne Xmas rush is being felt at the
postoffice. Already the mails are
full Of Xmas greetings, packages,
They bring joy to many but it
means hard work for the postal
v (. "o.
-- Maiy Taylor, v.-ho has been
j at ending Biackstone Institute, Va.,
; 'Vitirned. home Saturday to spend
i "he Citi -iritmas holidays.
! Mr. G?o. Bryan who is serving in
i the Er.ited States Navy, returned
homo Tuesday to spend a few days
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.
i V. Bp van.
Snow Tuesday Kight.
Mis:;es Reba Sheilds, Helen Hil-liai-d,
Stella Hoffman, Undine Fut-
i i..",- jj(r ! ci.. nave ai 1 1 nu
Whitehead I rror.i (heir various schools to spend
:he Xmas holidays. "
Considerable evidence of the "pick
ing of the grey goose" over Scot
land Neck Tuesday night, was in evi
dence Wednesday morning. Consid
erable snow was seen on the houses
and in the gutters by citizens of dif
ferent sectionsof the town.
They didn't see it snow but saw
the snow. The small boys can't un
derstand why it didn't come during
the day and in more abundance.
j A few hours left in which
j to do your Christmas
j shopping, therefore you
: h-ve ito time to lose.
Come to Our Store
and see our magnificent
display of catchy Holi
day Goods, and let us
assist you in making a
selection. Our line of
for the holidays is up-to-the-minute.
Also a lot
of Local View Cards.
E. T. Whitehead Co.
r o s if ee s :rmt. , a w. mixon, Manager
$ Coopers of Raleigh $
Wi: Pay Tin: Fki:ic;iit
$ Send for Catalogue. Raleigh, N. C.
I .s mmsfMi
D'War carboiiw wit'h iiici
Ailvo ha many imitators. There is
one orij;in;i!, and tin.- name DcWitt i.
011 every b.i.x. IV,'.--! s;de fr burn:',
seiMtches ;?n(t hurts. It is especially
go. -d for pile.-. Sold by E. T. U'hiie
North Carlina ' Halifax County.
Bj' virtue of power vested in me
by that Deed of Trust made to me on
the 5th day of February 190G, by B.
F. Gray, of record in the office of
the Register of Deeds for Halifax
County in lh)k 17G at page 431, to
which reference is made, I shah on
the 16ih day of January 1909' sell to
the highest bidder for cash at public
auction in the town of Scotland Neck,
N. C, the following described land,
lying being and situate in the Coun
ty of Halifax and State of North
Carolina, to wit:
That tract of land known :as the
"Chas. Cocke Place" which was con
veyed to P. F. Gray byThos.N. Hill,
Trustee of the estate of M. Ferrall,
which land is described in a certain
Deed of Trust executed on the 19th
clay of January 1888 by Chas. H.
By virtue of power vested in me -.
by a certain Deed of Trust executed i
to me by B. J. Noreom and his wife, 1
F. D. Noreom which is recorded in
Book 18G on Page 510,in the Register ! rf?
of Deeds' office of Halifax county, 1 1 4j
will on the 16th day of January.1909,
m tne town or Scotland JSeck
sell at Public Auction, for
the highest bidder, the following
It being a three-fifths undivided
interest in and to that tract of land
known as the "Bill Watson tract"
and being the same land on which
Tr. s dr er
Our store is tli' phuvto I.ny I'SKI-TL,
I)ESI!IaIJ!J: and ATTIIAI'TI Vi: HUTS.
We have SOMKTIILVi SI ! PA IH JO lor
every one. We call s( ial attention to
Our Beautiful Line of China.
Nickel Plated Copper Vr ;..-k
Enamel-ware from 10 cents up.
Lisk's Self-Basting Roaster?.
Cut Glass and Plated Table-ware.
Table Knives and Forks.
Carving Sets, and Butter Knives.
Wishing ;il! our cnsloiuers am friends
a Merry Christinas and Happy Xew Year,
we are, Yours for business.
Hardy Hardware Company
"The Hardyarc lls'ilcrV
Cash, to ! i2J- tf---J vv:- A. - :JJ1:
Miss Sal lie Baker returned to her
lorne in Palmyra Tuesday to spend
d.e Christinas holidays. She was
.ccompanied by her friend, Miss
Catherine Staples, of Va.
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s for .-...
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Messrs. Mills Kitchin, Sam Kitch
in, Jr., Teddy Kitchin.Jack Riddick,
J N'ewsom. Riddick, Lonnie and Surry
"pTTJirj Dunn and Clinton Keel, students at
d for! Col lege are at home spending the
J errr;s ; Lii.t Bennie Bryant, son or ivir.
Ben Bryant, died Monday morning
at t-r von o'clock at the home of his
I'l.lVi DAY. j father on Main street. lie was bur-
j ried Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock
A 1fl Gradrdi in tne town '-etery, Rev. R. A.
ci-J' " McFariand, pastor of the Baptist
lZ3' (church, conducting the services.
i i i The little fellow had been ill sometime
' . ..S OLK, Ci' VC'ii
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' i -t T-Vi.l-v 'villi urepsy.
j Tf,r 'oereaved parents have the
i-naie exer- - ,
ymi'alny or tnepeopie uiuici'"-
The following invitation has . been
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Whitehead
request the honor of your pressene
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr. Edgar Lagrange Hamilton
on the morning cf Wednesday, the
thirtieth of December
at ten o'clock,
Scotland Neck, North Carolina.
We, the undersigned parties will North Carolina Halifax County.
iTav -frvv c-,lr i y Tnalau ihn OUtV, Bvvi.tueof Dower vested in nit-
trie said l. J. Noreom and his wife, . TQT,aw n,no of PWi, a..I by that Deed of Trust made to ine
Cocke to Thos. "V. Fenner which is! day of April, 1907. and bounded bv tion to the h'Shest bidder, at Dr. J
recorded in Book SO at Page 220 in ! the lands of the late Drew Braswell, I H. Anderson's store, in Edgecombe
Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup
stops? the cough by allaying iullamnia
tion of the throat and lungs, and it
drives the cold from the system by
gently moving the. bowels. Children
like it for it taste nearly as good as
maple sugar. Sold by E. T. 'White
;g-;, i :; a ion.--,
hi which ,!.,-. nn'ty
'.I p-' ades took I
i:':.-. is, patrons
; it, and a
Eat all the good food you like. Quit
dieting. You don't have? to diet to
cure dyspepsia. In fact von can not
the office of the Register of Deeds
for Halifax County, and in a Deed
executed cn the 5th day of April
1899, by said T. W. Fenner to said
Thos. N. Hill Trustee as aforesaid:
That portion of that farm lying on
Roanoke River formerly owned by
Peter E. Smith, beginning at a point
on Roanoke R'ver (J. N. Smith's
linej thence alone said line South 28
and 1-2 West 262 poles to R. E. Han
cock's line, thence with his line North
72 and 1-1 West 105 poles to a ditch,
thence North 12'East 20 poles, thence
North 22 East 820 poles to Roanoke
River, thence down Roanoke River
to the beginning and containing two
hundred and twenty eight acres more
or less, the same being a portion of
the farm purchased by Sallie F.
Smith from P. E. Smith and wife,
Rebecca N. Smith.
Also all of the right title and in
terest of B. F. Gray in and to his
mother's (Mrs. Mary E. Gray's)
dower tract of land which said inter
est of B. F. Gray is one-tenth of said
dower in the Home Place of the late
Ben D. Gray which was set apart to
Mary E. Gray as her dower consist
ing of about seventy-five acres more
or less and the dwelling and other
houses on the place and bounded on
North by the lands of Mrs. Mariah
Kitchin" the late Mrs. Eden S. Haw
kins, Noah Biggs and others, on the
J. T. Johnson and containing One
Hundred and Seventy-five acres.
This the 15th day of December,
C. Sfeed, Trustee.
S. A. Dunn, Attorney.
KisiTloss at Halifax.
A young coupie.RiehardL. Harrell
P. Siade both
,'1 I iXl'.U -1
. 1 of Petersburg, Va., were mar-
! ried at Halifax Tuesday, by Justice
- jof the Peace, J. H. Fenner. They
twelve bale of j left on the afternoon tram for home
VV If. Graffim ! and if their future happiness is to be
:' ' ' I he origin I measured by their present joy theirs
ir:K''"H' n will he a honeymoon throughout.
cure dyspepsia or indigestion that way, --st'by the of Mr3.'Mariah
but rather you must add strength to Kitehin, the Male Academy lot, Dr..
the weak stomach by takfng something j J. p. Wimberiey and others, on the
that will di-rest the foo l which the j South by the Dan Edmondson farm
..r, f, i o now belonging to the children of O.
stoma-b can not .bgest. ivodo, at. je gJVd on the West by the
only thing known today that will do J JaTd of Mrs Mary E Gray owned
this, for Kodol is made of natural di-j by her in fee-simple.
o-fst wo. liiices lound in a Jieanny sunn- lime ujl oic a- " y-:..
.1. ...,.1 If iTterfxix foOl I I'Ol 1 oil ' f o V.
,R ' ' . , " " . , , t 'Josey Company s store.
Kodol is pleasant to take, ana is guar-. Thjg the' 15l-u day 0f December
antced to give relief m any case ot
stomach trouble. "Sold by. E. T.
We Do AH Kinds
And Iron and Brass Foun
Sell Engines,BoiIers,Saw Mills
carry a full line of Mill Supplies.
Raleigh Iron Works Company,
120 West St., Raleigh, N. C.
County, at 12 o'clock Noon, the fol
lowing described tracts of land lying,
being and situate in the County of
Edgecombe and State of North Caro
lina and more particularly described
It being the same tract of land al
lotted and appropriated to Fannie
Ann Elizabeth Price and her child
ren on the 16th day of March, 1885,
by C. G. Wilkinson, W. C. Bradley,
Joseph Lane. Commissioners, and
! 5rnown as Lot No. 2. and besdnniner
at a public road, corner of lot No. 1. ! county m xjook v.rs at I 'age :m, and
then North 77 15 West 60 20-100 ', being near Roanoke River, adjoin-
on the 11th day of April 19).S. Ly P..
F. Gray and wife, Carrie, of record
in the office of the Register of De d ;
for Halifax County in Book 195 at
Pago 144, to which reference is made,
I shall on the lbth day of January,
1909, sell to the highest bidder, for
cash, at public auction in the town
of Scotland Neck, N. C, the follow
ing described land, lying, being and
situate in the County of Halifax and
State of North Carolina, to-wit:
I hat tract of land which was con
veyed to P.. F. Gray by Ed Sheilds
and wife, Kate, by derd which is of
record in the Registry of Halifax
LADY "W ANTED.
Honest indusarious woman wanted
to introduce our large line of fancy
and staple dress goods, waistings,
trimmings, etc., among friends.
neighbors and townspeople. We al
so manufacture a full line cf per
fumes and toilet articles, no souds.
i Should be able to earn $20 or more
Place of Sale in front of N. B. -weekly. Dealing direct from the i
i mills our prices are low and patterns I
exclusive. No money required.
chains to the Swamp, then down the
Swamp 11 50-100 chams to corner of
Lot No. 3, then East along lot No. 3,
47 80-100 chains to the public road,
then with the road to the beginning
and containing about 72 acress, less
one-half acre, which is reserved for
a family hurrying ground.
Also another piece of land not ad
joining the main tract bounded by
tlie lands of John Vick, Benjamin
Johnson, Patrick Lane, Reddin Pitt
man and Drew Harris and containing
6 acres and being the land formerly
owned by Bennett O'Neal.
This land is situated in one of the
best farming sections of Edgecombe
County. Terms of sale Cash.
We herebv reserve the right to re
fuse" any and all bidsv
This the 15th day of December,
H. T. Price,
Elizabeth Ann Price,
S. A. Dunn, Attorney. 12-17-2t
Write us for full particulars. Stan
dard Dress Goods Co., Dept 9, Bing
ghamton, N.Y. 12-17-St,
XMAS STATIONERY. FANCY
Box Stationery for Xmas gifts at
cost Bargains Bought drummers'
samples. See it sure. E. T. White
ing the lands of U.K. Gray, James
uavis, J . ll. Hopkins, Isaac bmith
and others and containing One hun
dred and Twenty-five acres more or
less and being that same land which
was conveyed to Ed Shields by Isaac
Smith and wife.
Time of Sale 12 o'c lock.
Place of Sale in front of N. B.
Josey Company's store.
Thi3 the 15th day of December,
Sales Agent Wanted
To act as Agent in selling our high
grade Dress Goods, Silks and Waist
ings which almost sell themselves.
We carry a large line of beautiful
fabrics and our prices are low and
paterns exclusive. Any woman of
average ability can earn S20.00 or
more weekly handling our line. If
you are dissatisfied with present em
ployment, write us for particulars
of our liberal commission offer. No
Capital required. Samples and sam
ple case FREE. Add re. Dept . 10.
National D-e - Goods Co., 2G'l West
Broadway. New York. N. Y.
Don't wait to be ealled upon.
Son 1 in year subscription.