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The Wilson Advance.
BY TUB .VdY ANCr, rUBLI.SHr.JG COV.PAKY
cCUUSHKt.l '.VL'SV THf-H!).V.
W. L. Cam w ki.i. - Pkoi'kiktok.
'vater-d i i the I'o.U Oflice at Wilson
S. C. as second class mail matter.
sui'.scRirnoN' trick .
m x Months. 5
Remit bv draft, post-oflice order or
registered 'letter at our risk. Always
give post-oiiice address in lull.
"Advertisini; Rates furnished on
No communication will he printed
without the name of the writer being
known to the Kdilor. Address all cor
Wilson. N. C
N. 'a In ! i, .I m neil. -til.rr
If tin: Ralei-h News-Ob-server's
"specials" from other
counties of the State have as
little basis, as those it credits
from Craven county, its "out
rage" news editor oudit to he
put on the retired list.
Xru i vi ii .i.niriia!.
After carefully reading and
thoughtfully pondering over
th.e editorials which tlow
through the columns of those
esteemed contemporaries, the
Raleigh News and Observer
ami bayetteville Observer the
journal' teels like asking the
question "Are there any Dem
ocrats in North Carolina?"
Tin: first Thanksgiving din
ner was celebated in this country-
two hundred and seventy
six year-, ao at Plymouth,
Massachusetts. The whole
American array was present
it numbered twenty men.
Alilcs Standish, the backward
lover of IVis.'ila. sat at the
feast, while Priscilh served at
the tables. The story will ap
pear in the November number
of the Ladies' Home Journal.
Vi: note with interest that a
school book congress was call
ed, together at Nashville on
Tuesdav, for ih.e purpose oi
formulating some plan by
which the South could be sup
plied books written and pub
lished in the South, This is a
matter which has been under
serious consideration for some
time, but the present move is
the first that has been made of
a general character looking
toward its establishment.
There is one Southern Publish
ing Company already that has
succeeded in getting one of
their books taken up we
speak of the "B. V. Johnson
Co.," of Richmond, Ya. Their
Lee's History has been adopt
ed in our countv schools. This
book not onlv jj'ives historic
lacts from a Southern stand
point, but is furnished at a
much more; reasonable.' rate
than we have been charged
Tin: complete novel in the
November issue of Lippin-
cott s is
The Price ot
Wife," by John Strange Win
ten (Mrs. Stannard). It is a
tale of English domestic life,
ami one of the best which the
author of "Rooties' Raby" has
written oi late years. Among
the short stories are "Out of
Meeting," a remarkable story,
half story, half sketch, by the
late Thomas Wharton. The
contention of Mr. Lecky's lat
est book is answered from the
standpoint ol American clemoc-
crick 1 1
'v d Perry Powers,
heading, "( jovcrn -nuk-men.'
Oddities of a Fa
mous Climate ' namely that of
Caiiiorni.i. Tae poetry of the
number is by Fl!a Higginson
and Su ae M. Lest.
Tin: persistency, of some
o! our iriends, in the support
of the tree coinage oi silver
calls to m;:vd a story told by
Senator Fvarts at a dinner giv
en to Senator Spooner some
years ago, at which Senator
Stewart insisted on presenting
his u-ual oration on the silver
cause, "ham reminded," said
Senator Fvarts. "ot an expe
rience in visiting an insane
asvlum. w here I lound a man
astride a table which he imag
ined a horse and which he was
lashing and spurring vigorous
ly. 'Ihinkim to humor his
fancy, I spoke; to him and re
marked to him that he had a
very nice hobby. 'Hobby,' he
repliedthis is no hobby, it is a
horse.' 'What is the difference,
my friend,' said I, 'between a
hobby and a horse?' ' 1 he
difference,', said he. giving the
table another lash with the
whip, 'is that you can get oil ot
a horse but you can't get oft of
a hobby.' "
uk Arc i ua 1 1
The Times of last week
"According to the Aiv.N i: the
advocates of the l'ree coinage ol silver
at e to be classed with the socialists
and anarchists. 'ien
ever you (fanners) want comlort why
jut think ot what wheat is brinin
and imagine your cotton is selling in
proportion ,lnit don't allow vourself to
think. If you do, the Auvanvk will
hang you on the gibbet and say to
the world; "Behold an anarchist."
It would be distinctly un
pleasant to be forced to speak
of the eelitors ot the Times as
i.iaks, but unless they are a lit
tle more careful in their (sup
posed) quotations from this
paper, such a course will be
found necessary. We have
never believed 'that the free
coinage of silver would correct
the evils which now exist, but
while such has been our opin
ion we have never called any
man or men names tor think
We accord to every individ
ual the right, which we claim
for ourselt. "to think a we
please-" If we do not agree
why the only thing that re
mains is to wait and see what
the future has in store. We
are; all but human and "to err
The Shakers of Mount Lebanon,
a community of hone.-', ( nl tearing
men and women, have pri pared the
Shaker Digestive Cordial for many
years, and it is always the same, sim
ple, honest curative medicine that has
helped to make the Shakers the
heclty, long-lived people th.it they
are. The Shakers never haver indi
gestion. This is partly owing to their
simpta mode of lite, tartly to the
uondeitul properties ot Shaker Di
gestive Cordial. Indigestion is caus
ed by the stomach glands not supply
ing enough digestive juice. Shaker
Digestive Cordial supplies wnat's
wanting. Shaker Digestive Cordial
invigorates the stomach and ail its
glahds so that alter awhile thev don't
nood help. As evidence ot thn hon
esty of Shaker Digestive Cordial, the
formula is printed on every botile.
Sold druggists, price io cents to
Si.oo per bottle.
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MVS ( I! M,;,
M V I K.
A ! OOI..
The Kinston l;ree Press is
inclined to be a little caustic.
It honors us by quoting a por
tion of an editorial and com
ments as follows :
The Wilson Advanci:, though
claiming to be a Democratic paper
takes no stock in silver or ia V. f.
Bryan. It says: To us, the "Chi
cago platform is simply "a last year's
bird nest." then the Advanck must
be a migratory bird politically here
today somewhere else tomorrow.
Perhaps it may go wjtj, he ye(nv
birds next time. We purpose staying
in the political home built last year by
the Democrats at Chicago. Bryan
and silver, we believe, will triumph in
As we have on many other
occasions stated, because
we think one way, it
does not follow that we lose re
spect for those on the other
Brother Herbert may stick
to "Bryan and Silver" just as
long as he likes, and if his side
is right we hope it may suc
ceed, but in the mean time
there is ample room for both
of us and we inhabit a land
that is (called) free. As for
our "migratory" characteristics,
1 we are not somewhat in er
ror, (and if so we ask informa
tion) it is, ami has been, the
policy of the pvrty to build a
new platform immediately i;k
l okK each and every campaio-'n
and we teel well assured thatV
Brother Herbert did not be
lieve.' that we had a riehr m r.
what we thought was proper
material for the next platform.
em iu: would take down his
sgn, "FRKK PRESS."
For Infants and Children.
Itjs common for those in favor of
the gold standard to cry out that sil
ver is cheap money worth less than
fifty cents in the dollar; and the gov
tintr.eiit is endorsing this position
that a silver dollar is not worlh more
than fifty cents in the dollar ; now if
this is so why does the government
issue that iimiK'V ;is worth one dol
lar ? Why do they deal out a piece
of money thev say is not worth tiiiy
cents, yet pass it lor a full tloll.tr ?
When we ask fr a fi-.Ii what do
thev give us? When we ask tor
bread what do they give us?
The shame of this deed will te
bound on somebody's head vet.
Wi: had long since ceased
te feel surprise! at anything ap
pearing in the editorial col
umns of the Times (lre)in the
pen of either of its editors ) but
we must adnvt that we were;
surprised te reael the above ar
ticle, signed P. 1). Gold. We
cannot understand how any
man, occupying the position in
a community that Mr. Golel oc
cupies, could allow his name to
be connected with a statement
which, if not absolutely false,
is at least calculated to leave
a false impression upon the
mind of the reader.
He says the government is
endorsing the position that a
silver dollar is not worth more
than fifty cents in the dollar,"
and having made this assertion
he proceeds te) ask the question,
"Why do they deal out a
piece of money they say is not
worth fifty cents, yet pass it
for a full dollar?" In the first
place, "the government" has
no personality ami therefore
cannot endorse anything, but
passing this inaccuracy in
grammar (ami others by, anel
taking it for granted that he
means the administrative! offi
cials, in charge of that branch
of the government, still his as
sertion is untrue, in part, as it
has only been claimed that, tiik
COMMERCIAL VAI.t'K CI' TIIK
IT'IKIOX i ( .TAINK! IN SIIA'KR
LaLKAK IS WORTH l.KSS 11 IAN
FN-TV e r.Nis." No question
has been raised as to its pur
chasing penvcr value. He
might just as reasonably epies
tion the issue ot paper money
which has no intrinsic value
The only comment necessary
in such cases is te be tound in
the closing sentence ef this
masterly (?) effusion: "The
shame of this deed will rebound
on somebody's head yet.'.'
I ; I n-. n 11 11. 1 1 11' Cured
by locaj applications as tluy raiinol
n acli the- disoaseil portions o";!h- c.ir.
The r- is only ore way to cure ck-afiH-s.-;,
and that is by eonstitutional rrnu-dies.
Deafness is caused l.-an intlann.-d con
dition of the. nur;iio:is lining of the
Iaistachian '1'iibe. Win 11 this tube is
iallamcd yoa have a rumbling sound
or imperfect hearing, and when it 1 en
tirely closet!. Deafness is the result and
unless the in llamat ion can be taken out
and this tube restored toils normal
condition, toe hearing will be destroy
ed torever ; nin- cases out often are
caused b catarrh, which is nothing but
an hill. lined condition of the mucous
We will give ( ne 1 1 undrcd Dollars
tor any case of Deafness (caused by ca
tarrh) that cannot be cured by Hail's
Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars,
F. J. CHI-N1-:V K CO.. Toledo, ().
I?rSold by Druggists, -,c.
I-armers say that over seven eighths
of all tht cotton is picked ; that the
top crop in a few specially cultivated
and fertile spots h practically all re
maining in the fields ; that all the
good cotton is picked. They say
they think the crop is one fourth off
as compared with its condition Au
gust 1st., but that the crop is better
than was thought October 1st it would
be. The increase in avenge brings
it up to a normal crop.
- . m p.
There has been very little cholera
aiming hogs in the S-Cc tin's year,
and there v. ill be aim ;rt enough, poik
to supply the people. The shortage
ot the late crop of corn makes tht:
supply of that k-od not nearly so
large as was expected.
Save Your Money.
One box of Tint's Fills will save
many dollars in doctors' bills
They willsurcly cure ail diseases
of the stomach, liver or bo web
No Redder Assertion
l;or sick headache, dyspepsia,
malaria, constipation and bilio
usness, a million people er.do
TUTT'S Liver PILLS
A WEEK'S NEWS CONDENSED.
Tupstlny, Oct. li.
Newton I. J3atts, recently appointed
purgoon g-cneral (if the navy, died in
The will of the lute Josephine L. Pan
ford, f San 1-Yan.isto, is to he con
tested, she having left lur fortune to
Fire in the great oil ikM.s of European
Russia, on the w. st coast of the Cas
pian S'-a. destroyed millions of barrels
of nil and caused great money loss.
Admiral John Word.-n. who com-'
mar.ded the innnla.l Monitor in her
famous 1-attle with the M-ri ima.- dur
ing the civil war. died in Washington
yesterday, aged so.
Wlii-l.i.v. Oet . ?(.
The rate -f wag s in .iapan is :'0 per
cent higher this year than in IMC
Corn-go .M. Pullman, the parlor car
magnate, died at his Chicago home,
Isaac Oiotrioh. a mine expert of Cali
fornia. predict1- a gnat future for the
gold production of Alaska.
Mrs. J-an try's lawyer says she paid
?dr. l.angtty a regular allowance from
the time of their separation.
Ex-Senaior Ta'.or, of Colorado, hi
received from Winfn-ld Scott Stratto-a,
the Clippie Creek mining king, a pres
ent of ir.e,ii wherewith to begin life
Thursday, Oct. '11.
James K. Taylor, of Pennsylvania,
was appointed supervising architect of
J. V. V.: v. ;-. . r f
the t: .,sr- r m:. . . . . v ,
died at t ,.co. Me., aged s.
P.on.jair.in V. Hunt, aged 87 years,
and Mrs. .lulia Ann Sherman, aged 10,
weio married yesterday at Waterlown,
To give up enough of his skin to re
place what ho scalded from anothei
boy. or be prosecuted, is the alternative
offered to a Chicago lad.
ai nroay. on . -,r.-
The Abyssinian:- ate devastating
Somaliland and committing horrible
"e'p-i k-os -n to t'fi'vnic
the undervaluation of goods im ported
into that country.
!', i;r M;.a.l oc.S Were j'oisoiied by
whisky lii h one of them stole from a
wagon in New York.
yestertlay revived the degree of I.Li. D.
one man was killed and t i t ! others
fatally injured by the premature ex
plosion of a blast at Kosi ndaie. X. Y.
At lanvi.! . Ills.. Miss Carrie Corbett.
agt d was award 'd l,;j. damages
for breach of p! onns-. the d.ei'. nd.int be
ing 71-year-old John Cernand.
M unia . ct . ; -.
P.iidie l'avis. a school girl, of 1 e
oatur. Ills.. v P. faiiid in her studies,
killed heix If.
Francis Tinner Palgrave. t!ie poet,
and essayist de d i:: London yesterday,
aged 7". year?.
Oeiieral William F. Dra; r. the Fni
ted States a.:nbass:i.':oi- to Italy, re
turned to pome cstt t day.
lleeause he fo;;i:d Ids v, i t'e with a
strange man. Chari-s lr:;i.t. of Kansas
City. Mo., stabb-. d !.: tod a.th.
l'liy.-ii-lans a'.t. i tti d al :i .f Miss
Mamie y. Peri-:.:: . ... p; y ;.i ..Id. of
Kichtu. nd, 'a., to In r lej.-arkably
iapi'1 gro. Hi.
The G:n;ni :"iie5 f A .e : ;i::t;re
(fisec vers lit it a rotten miii v.i mit
t.'d !Vo:;i tlte H-t a . -r:M.. u ::i tre
S -jiteniber luilu tin. It is tlie Mc
Kinlev (.-. -aon -.:',: a; Me i-,it:t-.
i C.iii tr: u-i 'tnn; v. 1 ! 00 (;j
I I-: i. Will.ini. i-i Wi: Moto; was
:nttt!. M;. Wi.iiaol wi;tt
that it in kes s.
1 ,.:ii;ii ;ii v, ;i:u!
that it is the onlv mill in the S ate
which iinpi .rts but Lips.
Twentv Xoii'i Car; .'cm t goal min
ers are now making dep. -. ! gold
at the assay !!i:e at Cij:-.t lott:'.
livery wee k a iv.v nmio ;s i emg
openetl vhi!e at the h-.-ginnhig f the
year IK at i v all we; e id :e.
"iVhethcr it.-hitur, t.vrai!!, ll.".!iri-. f ca.lv,
crusted, pimply, nr bl'itcby, v.lu't'.i.-r siiarle,
pcrof'.ilous.e.r lit-r '.li!:iry. f i n:,i iaf.i:n-y to aire,
speedily cared by warta with ('.' I fCUA
po.M", crent.le anoint i a tviili Ccna aiiiit
ment the ;;re.it sMa c!:n. r.ad mil l losrs
of ('cTiccr.x i;:o,,v i:nt, ric.test of Mood
purifiers . a 'id liaaior cire.-?.
m Y n Yi B W
Is "ill t'rtrnnihont V.ic r-nrl.i. I:ttk r. Ds'-n a 7D Them.
C'ihi'., S.le Prop-., liiivtciii.
lit" - How tj Cure Kvt rv Itlrxi.t ! iiinicr," !; (?.
rHbC nUi.lUiiCS l CU.fl :,yu l.r,K,vS.. A r.
A. L. S.vmson. t C, j o,,;;-(), v, iu
was enrolling ;;!: f die 1 v. la gis
lature, w in Rah igh tliis uu k, i;;
suit against Andiior A', r, i .;. uieji
ant ( Liv; : ,y Iua ;a ' 1 an ' S '.'.:;. :;
Illletnan w-. artr.-d ! i. r
Coiirt i I i- f ),- Si, 7 i-,.v ! i
salary ! -t :. Ina-- : -;
were ! ; , - o- ,.: ; ', ;
Holds a'a: ! i . :'i ; : . : ;
v.. v, i ;
torne- 1 I;i'r,!!l !. t kei.t K
that l:k ad ;;j ; : : ! ' . ;.
cry (h', cr;:r,e:;i h. . t :!
cd. It a;i; ears ,i.-.t -..
men in 1 1 1 I'ud '
have ).!-, ru;-.;.i:-. s ;. .'
sii'ls, do as if n c :n
ad I nu, as r.-;i! ir ". e
ntimlier i" ; vici! r.;-;-s vv, 1
tile i tM t::r;:t ul the Fed. ral t'otltt at
( rei nl in i. A lutav . r t . '.: ,,f-f-ndi
r.s li ue l-u-n tro;n:.-i:vi cid..;e
Dak tli.it thn won'd !Kit (.. v
hive not kept their p,o nie.- an;!
no.v His lonor j.rojD-s t e;d rv
fO5 HED" I rood's S::v.:;-,::,;.,
. 1! yotir blood is itotan-c. vi.-r-pi.r-tito
-e;;o. your LenWU im pai-vd. .Noj--l-iiiltls
up health like HOGD'3-
A Guilford man ha? succeeded
well in making cigars entirely from
tobacco grown in Guilford county.
The hop culture near Hamlet
proves to be a success. Xext year it
.ili Ik- conducted on a larger scale.
The Xi -rill Caio'ina Methodist
hp.:-copal ronteience meets in Ral
eio!) J)vceibh:;r I-t. Iiishop Har
rove is to preside. Th? conference
Aili elect delegates to the general
opkrer.ee, which meets in B illi ncire
In the Superior Court at Raleigh
Monday the interesting cue of John
A. Pearson against S Otho Wily on
was ; i gu d la foi e Judge Robinson.
I his is the case in "huh l'earson,
who is Governor Russell's appointee
as railroad commissioner, seeks to
oust Wilson. They were both pres
ent and so was L. C. Caldwell, who is
another ol the Governor's appointees,
to succeed fames W. Wilson as commissioner.
Every expectant mother has
a trying ordeal to face. If she does not
'j there is no telling
what may happen.
Child-birth is full
j of uncertainties il
I Nature is not given proper assistance.
I Mother's Friend
! is the best help you can use at this time.
1 It U v. liniment, and when regularly ap
1 plied several months before baby comes,
it tiiak s ihc advent easy and nearly pain
. e.;s. it relieves and prevents " morning
; s'( kii'-ss.' relaxes the overstrained mus
i ; i -s, relieves the distended feeling, short
I ens labor, makes recovery rapid and cer
tain without any dangerous after-effects.
rtolS.er's Friend is good for only one
; jMirir-.', vi;:. : to relieve motherhood o1
' .ian j;er and jai:i.
a .leltir n r bottle t.t Ml drug ftores, or sem
1 hv -;.uii o 1 reei ijit of nrife.
"'ct',.-a; Biii'K'-, o:ifiiibir valnxble informa
; 'n- Vor vott -i, will be sent to any uddress
Uio.i ripiieatiu to
THE BRAOFIEI.D REGULATOR CO.,
. -1 M-imF"
are subject t o
peculiar ills. The
ri-lit remedy for
f-... . ... , .....
ia oaoics 111s especially
Afwornis auJ btomach
rnro.-l children for 50 years. Serai
i : las. Look about the ills and the
i v. One tnt; maileil for 25 c?nts.
ii:..i, Halt: mo re,
JO I AM I Id KS TO WORK IN
! Wilson Cotton i.ills.
I'oi full part icnliirs applv to
-i"-U Secretary and Treasurer.
here I now reside.
JOHN K. RUFFIN,
: ti Trustee.
'i:u federate Soldier in the Civil War,"
a a. -a
aoi .!... I. coiiiains 5(1 1 pajj-es 1 .v 1; in.,
- 1.1 d lar.-.'t' Hat tie Scenes, I'ort raits,
.-. 'I la - r. atest .Hid larjrosl war lino k
oii-hed. si in 1 t!ie only one that docs
in the '.iiited. -rate soldier and the
e i'.'ailt tot. Complete ill one o
v.un'i d e cry wlicre I. sell this
our ii.-w n,i, ea-y pian. Ma ny of 1 1n
1 -.-ia ! i -1 in 1 1 uvoit-i who are at work
an.-- !i-..iii In $ii; per montli.
Sons and I ) in -liters of Vet oralis.
: r i:il i -rest;' d are i-eiUested to sead
oiiiiin iiln-t rati" I descriptive circu
;i:i I term- i :i-i-: . A-ldre.-s
io ::a .!iii i; '.i. .hiii Pin n ri ; '.,
1 iiv $i(n
who has bought
Woollen & Stevens,
Will tell you, that is tne place
to irCt the Best Goods for
the least money.
f ' ftfZ
l,i 1., -
whicli prompts the desire to t)us
scss the really pretty things one sees hciv
it is good taste. It is not credulity that leads
one to believe that our prices represent the
honest value ot honest jewelry. That is
Yours to serve.
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WE CARRY A
Clothing, Gent's Faroishiog Goods and Dry Goods,
Which we are soiling at jirices to
make your mouth water. And
SHOES! On r SHOES
ark the voxdi:r oi- all who si:i : thkm.
IN OUR CROCKRV Dld'ARTM K.T
Cjrirrr t l)(" I:ksl.
Try a barrel of our "i 1 A R IliR'S
Ai I'LOUR" an-.l you will come hack for another.
We have a few COOK STOVtiS on which we
a r e c f f e r i n g a b a r g a I n . .-, . ,.
COMK AND SKI-: I S i-()R ALL Vol'R NKKDS AND Vol'
WILL SAVE MO NT A'. RKSIT'CTITT LV
H. D. BARNES (i CO..
Cor. names ami Tartano Sis.
t r i i
Jx Will lie- ".iven to tin' ini'il-. r of(.;i tlp.-si; car.ls la-ariii numli- i i or-
respon-ltn'; to special card sealed and deposited with us by the "lit ' d'S
gjSTOVK cc RAN(iK CO " There are 3.00 ) cards issued, one to cadi .i-ii
purcliaser 1 f ni.oo worth of m is at 1 ir store. As soon as the 3,. , . c,i;.!
t& are issued tlie sealed card will !' exaaiiii.-d and the number aniioiin. -.!,
g and tlie holder of the corresponding natuln-r will receive f r 5 1 . . . 1 d 1 tic
01 r ri K.t.M.!-. vala.
l Geo, D, Green Hardware Co,
M WILSON, IT. G.
Rr) n OY To be ffiv-n FREE To the -irl un-lo-
14 years old who cuts the greatest 1111:11
ber ot our advertisements, containim; IJucV's Trade Mark
from the newspapers of our citv.
TRADE MARKS mast be n.'dos-d in env-lopi-s or neat pnclraio-s, j...i!i!v
marked widi name and addn-ss .f out es! ar.t , a. ml may be 1 ft at .ni -t"f
often as desired. COLLI'.C V A i )'i;iM I SI-L.M F,. IS FROM ()( !d 11: : t
TO DKCK.MIJKR 21st, 1S97. 'i'his comp -titioti is (i.-si-ned to call i!c f
tion ot the public to our splendid line of
wBuck's Stoves and R;uiiv.vr-'
the only line in the world o.piij.p.-d with Willi 1". KN M Id .Id
I)OORS, j;ivin-to tiie Oven all the .aini. ri'.r liaidn ) talkies ot th- -'d ii-i-oned
Itrick Oven. "
GEO. D. GRKEN II AUDWAliK CO.
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