p Local Items ^
Tke Rewi of the Week in tad
J Around Town. L j
Miss Flossie Lee Abell spent Eas
ter with friends in Selma.
Mr. A. M. Noble went to Raleigh
Monday returning Tuesday.
Elder J. Ruffin Johnson, of Eleva
tion, spent Friday night here.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Holland, of
Kenly, spent Sunday here with rela
Mr. Ben Washburn, of the State
University spent Easter here with
Mr. A. J. Vvilliford, of Raleigh,
was here Tuesday looking after life
Town politics are warming up a
little. The question is, who will be
our next Mayor?
Mrs. E. O. Edgerton, of Raleigh,
is spending this week here with her
father, Mr. W. M. Ives.
Miss Elizabeth Blaekwell, of the
Graded school faculty, spent Easter
with ta'alives at R;it'sville.
Mr. S. H. Massey, book-keeper for
The Austin-Stephenson Co., spent
Sunday with his parents in Bentons
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wynne and
children, of Raleigh, have been spend
ing a few days with the family of Mr.
W. I). Avera, near town.
Miss Bertie Freeman, of the Grad
ed school faculty, returned Monday
afternoon from Greensboro where
she spent Easter with relatives.
The ordinance of Baptism will be
administered at the Baptist church
Sunday at the close of the morning
service. There will be no evening
Miss Ruth Sanders, who is at
tending Peace Institute at Raleigh,
spent Sunday and Monday here with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Miss Mary McCullers, who came
home to spend Easter, returned to
Raleigh Wednesday morning to con
tinue her studies in the Baptist Uni
versity for Women.
Messrs. Lee and Edgar Turlington,
of the State University, came home
Thursday evening to spend the Eas
ter holidays with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Ira T. Turlington.
We have a letter from Dr. R. J.
Noble, giving an interesting write-up
of a trip to Jacksonville, Miami and
other Southern points in Florida,
which will appear in our next issue.
Dr. and Mrs. T. L. Ginn, of Golds
boro, came Sunday to visit Mrs.
Ginn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S.
Stevens. Dr. Ginn returned home
Monday. Mrs. Ginn will spend the
Rev. G. T. Watkins, who assisted
Pastor Mangum in a meeting at the
Baptist church, returned to his home
in Goldsboro Saturday morning. Du
ring his stay here he made a fine
impression on the people and won
for himself many friends.
Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Culbreth came
home Saturday from Henderson
where Mr. Culbreth assisted the
pastor of the Methodist church in
a splendid meeting. The Henderson
pastor is Rev. R. C. Craven, who
was principal of the Glenwood High
school in 1889-90.
Rev. T. H. Spence, of Woodleaf,
Rowan county, preached at the Pres
byterian church here Sunday. The
field, comprising Smithfield, Oakland
and Kenly churches, has extended
him a unanimous call and we under
stand he has accepted and will soon
We would like to remind our cor
respondents that we cannot publish
jokes and personal hits. Also do not
say that "Mr. So-and-so went to see
his best girl Sunday." Such para- 1
graphs are not wanted and will not
be published. Give us news and on
ly news and your letters will be
published each time you write.
There is a good deal of interest in
the "Dot counting contest" of the
Thornton Music House. All who in- '
tend entering this contest are asked
to do so at once and mail their
ount to the "Contest Department,"
Thornton Music House, Smithfield,
N. C., using coupon found in adver
tisement on last page of this paper.
''rof. J. P. Canaday, County Super
li indent of Schools, went to Kenly
M mday to attend the public debate
tli? re that night between Kenly and
Benson High schools. The query
discussed was "Should the United
States Government relinquish its
hold upon the Philippine Islands?"
The Kenly boys were victors In the
debate. The attendance was good
and the debating was of a high or- ' >
der. In the afternoon a game of j
ball was played between B< nsou and
Kenly. In this the Benson boys were . 1
the vl?tors. A large crowd of Ben- 1
son people attended.
We learn that at the Easter picnic
at Holt's pond last Monday some
careless person or persons, lighted a
cigarette and threw the match down
in the grass. This caused a (ire
which resulted in considerable loss,
perhaps amounting to a few hundred
dollars. The stocklaw fence above
the mill and other fences and tim
ber were burned. Our informant
says that those responsible for the
fire were imbibing freely.
The Revival at The Baptist Church.
Our revival, that has just closed,
has had a wonderful lnfulence upon
the church. So many had become In
different or inactive but the meet
ing quickened them into life. Rev.
Geo. T. Watkins, of the First church
Goldsboro, assisted me in the meet
ing. Bro. Watkins is a genuine pas
tor's helper. He does not weaken
the pastor's hold upon the people
like so many of the modern evange
lists, but he leaves him stronger. But
perhaps his spiritual gift is develop
ing the church. This he did wonder
fully. He preached the higher life
with power and many, through his
work, were led to "higher ground."
He is very spiritual, earnest, tender
and effective. He has no tricks in
his invitations, but rests in the pow
er of the Gospel to convict and save.
There were about ten conversions,
and so far five have united with the
church, three for baptism and two
by letter. They will be baptized
There were three things thaty made
the meeting memorable.
First, the attendance and interest
of all Christians irrespective of de
nominational affiliations. The at
tendance remained good for the whole
two weeks. I feel that this is a
harbinger of a better day.
Second, the music was full of life
and spirituality. It was not dead,
sleepy music, but it had power In
it. And I want to take this method
of thanking all the various singers of
the town who helped us. They added
much to the success of the meeting.
The punctuality of our organist and
leader is also to be commended. Miss
Julia Ives was present at every ser
vice but one.
Third, the deep spirituality of the
preaching at each service. Its in
fluence will live long and bear much
These three things made the meet
ing memorable.?O. R. Mangum, In
You Will Make no Mistake if You
Follow Thie Smithfield Citizen's
Never neglect your kidneys.
If you have pain in the back, uri
nary disorders, dizziness and nerv
ousness, it's time to act and no time
to experiment. These are all symp
toms of kidney trouble, and you
should seek a remedy which is known
to cure the kidneys.
Doan's Kidney Pills is the remedy
to use. No need to experiment. It
has cured many stubborn cases in
Smithfield. Follow the advice of a
Smithfield citizen and be cured
L. R. Waddell, Second St., Smith
field, N. C., says: "I can recom
mend Doan's Kidney Pills very high
ly for any trouble arising from dis
ordered kidneys, having used them
and been convinced of their merit.
For a considerable length of time, I
suffered from dull, dragging pains
through my back, frequently chang
ing to sharp twinges. The secre
tions from the kidneys were very un
natural and from this, I decided that
my kidneys were at fault. After us
ing Doan's Kidney Pills a short time,
the backache was relieved and the
trouble with the kidney secretions
For sale by all dealers. Price 50c.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, New
York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name?Doan's?and
take no other.
Cotton 9 to 10
Cotton stained 8 to 9
Eggs 12% to 15
Chickens 20 to 40
Grandulated sugar 6
Corn per bushel 1.00
Feed Oats per bushel 75 to 85
Fresh pork 8% to 9
C. R. Sides per pound....11 to 11% I
New hams per lb 15 '
Lard, per pound 10 to 151
Cheese, per pound 20 j
Butter, per pound 25 to 30
Dried apples, per pound .. 7 % to 10
Coffee, per pound 12% to 17%
Sheep skins, each 25 to 50
Salt hides per pound 5
Hides?Dry flints 7 to 8
Beeswax 20 to 22
Meal per sack 1.85 to 2.00
Flour per sack 3.25 to 3.50
Fodder per hundred 1.00
Timothy hay 1.00 to 1.10
Wool 15 to 25
Fat cattle on foot 3 to 3%
Fat cattle dressed 6 to 6% '
Potatoes 50 to 60
Peas per bushel 1.00
We live by our blood, and on
it. We thrive or starve, as our
blood is rich or poor. There is
nothing else to live on or by.
When strength is full and
spirits high we are being re
freshed?bone, muscle and
brain, in body and mind- with
continual flow of rich blood.
This is health.
When weak, in low spirits, no
cheer, no spring, when rest is
not rest and sleep is not sleep,
we are starved; our blood is
poor; there is little nutriment
Back of the blood is food,
to keep the blood rich. When
it fails, take
It sets the whole body going
again?man, woman and child.
Send this advertisement, together with name
of paper in which it appears, your address and
four cents to cover postage, and we will send
you a "Complete Handy Atlas of the World."
SCOTT & BOYVNE, 409 Pearl St. New York
Paper From Cotton Stalk.
Cordele, Ga., April 10.?Dirt will
be broken here Monday morni , on
the first cotton stalk paper mi!) ever
erected. News print paper v ill be
the principal product.
I, C. L. Eason, town tax coll'1 r
of Smithfield, will sell to the hi t
bidder at the Court house dooi in
Smithfield, N. C., for ca^h, on .V o
day the 3rd day of May, 1909, m .2
o'clock M. the following real e-.ute
to satisfy the taxes due for last
Barnes, H. M. Sr., 1 lot 5.S4
Barnes H. M. Jr., 2 lots 1.12
Barnes Patrick McKinley 2 lots 1.1#
Barnes, West 2 lots 1.64
Fitzgerald G. 1 lot 4.70
Bynum, Whitfield heirs 2 lots 3.5#
White, Jenkins 1 lot 3.80
Sanders, A. L. C. T. 1 lot 3.30
Raiford, Rosetta 1 lot 1.96
McCullers, Emily 1 lot 19#7 1.55
McCullers, Emily 1 lot 19M 1.55
Lee, Henry 1 lot 2.30
Hicks India X lot 2.50
Ennis, Richard 2 lots 2.82
Stevens, Stephen 1 lot 1.78
C. L. EASON,
Town Tax Collector.
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G reeting i
We take both pride and pleasure in announcing our J
readiness for Spring Outfitting, All parts of our store
have caught the infection of Spring enthusiasm, and
every effort has been made, by an attractive presenta
tion of the new Spring things, to win your attention and Jj*
earn your approval. We couldn't begin to tell you
about the different styles and new Spring features here, 5?
for there's too much to tell about, and to we say?
COME IN. PLEASE!
We want you to see the best there is in wearables for fUS
the ladies and children. VVo want you to make this ^
your Outfitting Store, for if you do you'll wear superior W
clothes, but you'll also be sure of never paying more
than the good* are worth. f?
i Again we say, Come in Please! $
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^ 1 ? it & 8 JTV* Smithfield. N. C. *
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Spring Summer Clothing I
Our Spring and Summer Goods are S
here and coming. We have the best C
and mosi er,ylish line to be found in i
this section of the State. Our Oxfords ^
and Dress G-oods are the latest crea- J
tions. Come to see me. C
PRSSTON WOODALL. <
Benson, N. C. ^
# New Store! New Goods!
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*j Everything New!
| "A PARTICULAR STAR" -|
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JH A nutshell definition of this Store. It is vt
Jfj small wonder, then, that "Particular Peo- %
jjjj pie" select their Wearing Apparel HERE.
3jjj Now, should you desire to be one among jf
jfj the many "Particular People," you should X
Wl ft I
mJ, call in aid that Particular Store among Dry
Goods Stores?Woodall's pjf I
* "N\if Ced" JC
| W. Woodall, \
jj SM1THFIELD, N. C.
& GO TO ??^ 8;
| Booker's Shop f
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| Tobaxco Flues and Trucks f:
?j$ / ' Prices to Please ^
I O. V. BOOKER. Prop., f
gj Smithfield, N. C- ji
There Will be Another
If You Will Buy Your
A BIG CATCH Goods
From as. We have our SPRING
There will be no exaggeration in your
"Fish Stories" if you buy our Fish- STOCK in.
ing Tackle. Our tackle will tempt
both Fish and Fisherman. The va
riety, quality and prices account for U<W Stfirli
for this. We can't quote prices here D lUv/lV
because there are bo many qualities Pri
and styles. You will have to visit I IlCvS
us to be sure of getting the best.
Bobs, Hooks, Poles, Lines, Netting, Come to See US
Twine, Etc., at the right prices.
Prescription Druggists :: Smithfield, N. C.
I The Sunny South *
gj CORN and COTTON PLANTER ?
2^ Combined is by far the lightest and most durable &
mm planter sold today. The entire planter is made
Mfi of Steel. You can regulate the distance you wish |jg
to plant your corn also the amount of cotton seed ^
X to sow per'acre. 5 minutes is all time it requires Jf
to change from Corn to Cotton Planter. Examine ^
*' oars before yoa buy.
Yours to serve,
| The - Cotter-Stevens - Co., |
P. S.?Last season we sold 18 and we have 18 satisfied customers. fjS