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| J. H. DANIEL
Seasonable - Suggestions - For - Spring - Shoppers
\ve have just returned from the .Northern markets with the
swellest line of Wcinans Wants that the New York, Phila
delphia and Baltimore markets offer. We ransacked them and
then we ransacked them again, and we don't hesitate to boast
that we have one of the most up-to-date line of "Things
New," to be fouxid in Eastern North Carolina. With the
money markets tigh£, you will find that we have taken advan
tage of bujang goods that at ordinary times would cost you
10 to 25 per cent more.
Voiles and Woolen Taffetas.
We would call your atteniion to these two "Well Knowns"
in all staple and fancy shades —Blue—Brown —Black —Cham-
pagne—but especially the newest thing for smart dresses —
"Copenhagen Blue." We boast that you will find these
right up-to-the-minute in weave and colorings—but especially
worthy of notice the $1.25 values old price at 89 and 95cts.
Don't forget that Panama is just as popular if not more so
The thing that's made woman feel and look dressy from time
immemorable and here you will lind the kinds that will make
you better satisfied with yourself than ever. The best $1.25
black, at 89c. The SI.OO kind at 75c, and they are each worth
the first price. The showings include all the wanted shades
and patterns. Don't overlook our Chinas at 45c yd.
You Will Find
At our store, all that's New, Good and Beautiful in All Over
Net and you can rest assured you will find not a piece but
what'will appeal to your fancy.
To be shown our White Cross Barred Muslin, a dainty thing at
19c a yard. Would be chock full of value at 25 and 35c.
Come - And - Inspect - Our - Spring - Showings
Governor R. B. Glenn, will deliver a
prohibition speech at Whitakers on
Saturday, May 9th.
Mr. W. O. Bulluckhas been appointed
tax lister for to No. 12, (Rocky
M unt) in Edgecombe.
The Rocky Mount Anti-Saloon League
wilt hold a m-e ing in the First Metho
dist church Friday night.
The Ladies Masonic Temple Associa
tion will meet the second and fourth
Tues' a;s in each month in the Mas nic
ro »m, at 4p. m. All ladies who
are interested are invited to attend.
Mtas Mary Battle, who has been
quite ill of fever, has recovered far
eno jgh to be up. During her illness
her mother, Mrs. Mary Battle, who
lives in Edgecombe, has been attending
At the meeting of the board of direc
tors of the State prison, in Raleigh
last week, the officials, Supt. J. S.
Mann, Warden J. M. Fleming, and Clerk
T. M. Arrington, of Rocky Mount, were
a'l unanimously reelected.
A slight blaz» in a chicken coop at
Mr. W. E-I. McDonald's residence on
Frank'in street Saturday afternoon
called the fire department and at
tracted quite a iarge croVvi, there
was little damage.
Friends of City Clerk C. H. xiarris
will be giad to learn that he is rapidly
r covering from a recent operation for
appendicitis. He returned Friday from
Richmond, Va., where the operation
was performed, and is out, and is
a tending to his duties.
Messrs. T. T. Thorne, W. S. Wilkin
son, W. E. Jeffreys, R. H. Ricks, L.
V. Bassett, E. B. Grantham and W. O.
Bulluck were among those going trom
this cicy to Nashville, Monday, to at
tend to some business before the county
commissioners, it being first Monday.
The body of an unidentiflei man, who
was drowned several days ago in Tar
river at Bluebanks, was found to day
by Capt. Parson and brought to Tarboro
on his boat. It was stated here late
this afternoon that the drowned man
was a prominent farmer.—Tarboro
Mr. Tiberius Whitehurst a former
wagon manufacturer of Farmville, com
mitted suicide in Florida, his recent
home, in a fit of despondency, and his
remains were brought to Farmville
Saturday for interment. Older resi
dents of this city wiH recall the suicide
of a brother of Mr. Whitehurst, in a
hotel in this city about 20 years ago.
Rev. W, Y. Everton, of Battleboro,
will speak on prohibition in the Metho
dist church at Gold Rock Sunday morn
ing: at 11 o'clock.
Dr. Smithson has moved his dental
rooms from the Planters Bank building
into the new Philips building on Main
T le Baptist ladies will hold a "white
sale" of ready made articles in the
store formerly occupied by the Cooper
ative Suppiy Company April 21 and 22.
Refreshments will be served during the
We notice fr m a program that Miss
Annie Tillery will take the part of
Leonato—Governor of Messina in one
of Shakespears plays, "Much Ado
About Nothing" to be given by the
pupils of The Mary Baldwin Seminary
at Staunton, Va., next Friday evening.
The registrars for the prohibition
election, for precincts Nos. 1 and 2in
the Edgecombe part of Kocky Mount
township are G. W. Thomas and John
L. Calhoun, respectively. The judges
are, for No. 1, E. L. Daught ridge and
W. 0. Bulluck; No. 2, A. F. Brake and
County Superintendent W. S. Wilkin
son and Mr. R. H. Ricks were at Bat-
last Thursday to represent Nash
side in the selection of a site for a high
school, which the citizens of Battleboro
voted unanimously some time ago. A
2 1-2 acre lot was purchased from Mr.
M. C. Braswell for SSOO, for the site.
F. S. Royster, the wealthy fertilizer
manufacturer of Norfolk, Va., and
formerly resident of Tarboro, was
robbed in San Francisco, Cal., of $750 in
and four tickets for members of
his family across the continent. They
were returning to the United States
from a trip around the world.
The Edgecombe county Republican
convention met in Tarboro Friday and
endorsed Roosevelt's administration,
Taft for president, Spencer B. Adams
as State Chairman and instructed for
Mr. Jas. Gasicill for the nomination for
congress in the second district. The
negroes were refused recognition and
held a convention of their own in
Upon the petition of the Henderson
Buggy Co., creditors, Judge Lyon, at
Nash court, appointed Mr. R. T. Foun
tain, of the Rocky Mount bar, receiver
for the Avent Live Stock Co. While
no official statement is made of the af
fairs of company it is said the liabili
ties are some seven or eight thousand
dollars in excess of the assets. Mr.
J. C. Braswell is trustee for the
secured obligations of the concern.
The Rocky Mount Record, Thursday, April 9, 1908.
"&f>e Dependable vStore"
Our new ladies collars in new stripe effects, the latest thing.
You will want several when you see them if you follow the
"Merry Widow" crowd.
For Smart Dressers
A few men (Very Few) think that we don't pay but little
attention to their needs, but the majority have already found
out that we cater to their wants as few. exclusive men's fur
nishing stores do. We pride ourselves upon' one of the snap
piest lines of
to be found in town. We are Head to Foot Furnishers
We are just opening our
New Spring Suits
Bought at prices just keep the operatives at hand—in all the
wanted Shades and Styles.
Straw Hats >
Every grade of straw and crown height to suit you, and in a few
days it will be straw hat time.
Slioes and Oxiords
We don't carry the biggest stock in town but we do carry one
of the most select stocks and we offer you footwear that others
dare not do. A broad guarantee on every pair— they
must give you good wear or we give you another pair—and they
are no higher in price than others and cheaper than many.
The Gem Theatre will give a benefit
for the "Ivey Band" next Tuesday
night, April 14.
Mr. S. G. Rose, district manager of
the order of Woodmen of the World,
has moved his family to Rocky Mount
and will make this city his headquart
ers. They will reside on Branch street.
Mr. Rose will lead an open meeting of
the order in the Red Men's Hall next
Wednesday night, at which he will
speak on the objects, aims and benefits
of the Woodmen prder. The public are
Baseball Club Entertained
The crowning social event of recent
date took place Friday evening when
Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Tillery entertained
the Warrenton High School boys, the
Rocky Mount team and the musical
c'ub in their beautiful home on Main
street. Miss Whitehead and Mr. Crute
received the guests in the drawing
a few moments of pleasantry
a most delightful programme was
rendered by the musical club.
Club Song Prosperity
Instrumental Solo Miss Alice Wynne
Vocal Solo Miss Carrie Barrett
Recitation Miss Sorsby
Vocal Solo Wm. Avera
Instrumental Solo Miss Margaret Dixon
Vocal Solo Miss Clefa Wynne
Quartette Darrow, Gunn, Crute, Avera
By request the Warrenton boys re
sponded to the club song 3 with the song
of theft Alma Mater.
Misses Jennie Dixon and Edna
Draughn recited by request to the de
light of the guasts.
Following the program delicious re
freshments were served in the drawing
room and library by Misses
Smith and Barrett.
Those present of the musical were: —
Misses Nina* Smith, Stewart, Dixon,
Sorsby, Barrett, Jenkins, Draughn,
Reams, Clefa Wynne, Alice Wynne and
Messrs Crute, Darrow, Avera, Arring
ton, Gunn, Kyser and Benton.
Rocky Mount Ball Team —Messrs.
Avera, Crute, Jordan, Harris, Dixon.
Edge, Gunn, Boyle, Parker, Griffin.
Warrenton Ball Team —Weeks, Hob
good, Rumley, Clark, Fleming,
Wright, Mayo, Martin, Fuller Tillery.
Others present were Mrs. Boyle, Mrs.
Barrett, Misses Scoggin of Warrenton,
Gillespie, Shubrick, Arrington, Gorham,
Thompson, Groom, Bone, Bradley and
Messrs. Williams and C. L. Home.
We cater especially to the young
men's trade, where every thing nobby
can be had, from hat to shoes at Coch
Wednesday evening, April 1, at 9:30
o'ciock. Mr. William L. Middleton and
Miss Minnie Wester surprised their
many friends by quietly getting married
at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs.
Wm. Soden, Jr. Dr. Morton, pastor of
the Prebyterian church, performed the
ceremony in the presence of a few inti
mate friends who were apprised of the
affair. Mr. and Mrs. Middleton left on
the A. C. L. north bound vestibuled
train at 2:30 A. M., for New York for
a ten days' bridal trip and will return to
this city to make their home. Friday.
Mr. Middleton is numbered among
the successful business men of the city,
being proprietor of a large dry goods
establishment on Main street, and has
a large circle of friends. Miss Wester
is from Franklin, Va., and has for
several years been at the head of the
salesladies' department in Mr. Middle
ton's store. She is a young lady whoc«
many attractive qualities have won for
her a warm place in the hearts of her
friends and acquaintances.
A Graetna Green Marriage.
Tuesday night at 11:15 o'clock, in the
parlor at Hotel Cuthrell, Rev. D. H.
Tuttle officiated at a Graetna Green
marriage in which Mr. Walter H. Roe,
superintendent of the Goldsboro Knit
ting Mills, and Miss Margaret Chese
man, of Vineland, N. J., were the
principals. Mr. Roe was formerly
from Pennsylvania and his acquaintance
with Miss (Jheseman dates back before
he came south to take charge of the
Goldsboro mills. Tuesday he met the
bride at Petersburg, Va., and they
journeyed together to this city where
the minister, who had been notified,
was in waiting to bind the couple as
man and wife*. They spent the night
as euests of the Cuthrell and left Wed
nesday morning for Goldsboro, their
Will Give Away $65 Machine.
In connection with a special sale he
is conducting at his furniture store on
Washington street Mr. T. A. Daven
port is holding a coupon contest, and
the lucky one will get, absolutely free,
a $65 Rotary Standard sewing machine.
Every one who visits Mr. Davenport's
store during the sale^will be given a
coupon, and for every dollar's worth
purchased another coupon will be given.
All of the numbers will be placed in a
hat April 14th, when the contest closes,
and a number drawn out. The person
holding the number corresponding will
get the machine. All stock is marked
down for the special sale.
J. H. DANIEL
JF you have had trouble with patent leather that split and
cracked, you will appreciate a patent leather so absolutely
reliable that we can guarantee it. We will give you a new pair
of shoes if the patent leather in B. & P. Korrect Shape shoes
breaks before the first sole wears out.'
and you cannot do better
than to try them, for if you
do you will always wear
BURT & PAC KARO
A Shoe For Every Want
A Want For Every Shoe
J. H. DANIEL
Complete Catalogue of Records
For Sale By
G. F. HARRELL,
207 South Main Street,
Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Ph iter's Drug Store
Solicits Your Patronage
For Wants In The Drug
Next Door To Post Office.
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