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The Roanoke news. (Weldon, N.C.) 1867-1989, December 08, 1910, Image 1

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Advertising Rates Made Known on Application. VOL. XLV. A NEWSPAPER FOR THE PEOPLE. WKLDON, N. Till HSDAY, l)K(’KMMEU H, IIMO. Terms of Subscription—$1.50 Fer Annun\ NO. ALrOHOL 3 FRR CENT. AN(|e(iUeftvpinti0ii^As. iHluwiiiimii IVomok's DignllonQtvlU' ness and Rn(£ontaiiu Mlto Opium.MoniliiM lurXKnL WOT Narcotic. 'SfSii- I Apcriiect Bnwdy rarCmi%» iton. Sour Stonkh.Dlanm 'WonnsJFanvulsionsJfMrisI^ nes* »d Loss OF Sleep. TteSindc Si0ianiff _°f NEW YORK. Buct Copy of Wnppcf. CASTDRIA Forlnfjnts^and^ndren. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of For Over Thirty Years CASTORIA 11 Ifi II iliS Piiii line new Dress Goods. See our new line of CLOTHING For Men, Boys, and Children THE GRANDEST WOMAN. The Chariots of God Came Down to Fetch Her to Heaven. When you want to gel your grandest idea of a queen, you do not think of Catherine of Russia, or of Anne of UiiRland, or Marie Theresa, of Germany, but when you want to get your grandest idea of a queen you think of the plain woman who sat opposite your fath er at the table, or walked with hiin arin in arm down life’s pathway; sometimes to the Thanksgiving banquet, sometimes to the grave, but always together—soothing your petty griefs, correcting your child ish waywardness, joining in your infantile sports, listening to your evening prayers, toiling with needle or at the spinning wheel and on cold nights wrapping you up snug and warm. And then at last on that day when she lay in the back room dying, and you saw her take those thin hands with which .she had toiled for you so long, and put them together in a dying prayer that commended you 10 the God she had taught you to trust—oh, she was the queen ! The chariots of God came down to fetch her, and as she went in all heaven rose up. You cannot think of her now without a rush of ten derness that stirs the deep founda tions of your soul, and you feel as much a child again as when you cried on her lap, and if you could bring her back again to speak just once more your name as tenderly as she used to speak it, you would be willing to throw yourself on the ground and kiss the old sod that covers her, crying; “Oh, Mother, Mother !" Ah, she was a queen ! ' —Hx. The man who is trying to reform the world generally keeps a dog that barks all night. When a girl gets so along in years she has to cut down her age the strongest believerin her figures is her mother. FORGIVEN. I used to hate Bill Hazleton, for once he done me wrong. And when I hate a man my hate is deep and wide and strong; We traded horses years ago; the one I got from him. It seemed was crippled up somehow in almost every limb; He lied like sixty, and I vowed some time I'd break his head. But—well, let bygones be bygones—his little boy is dead. I used to love the girl he got; I guess she loved me, too, But he went tellin’ her a lot of things that wasn’t true; I found it out long afterward, when I had ceased to care. Because I’d learned to love again—but still it wasn’t fair; And so I vowed to make him eat the words that he had said. But—well, let bygones be bygones—his little boy is dead. Last night 1 met him in the road; it was a lonely place; Lord, how I’d often wished that I could meet him face to face! I know that in a stand-up fight he’d have no chance at all; I’m six feet in my socks, and he is scrawny-like and small; He looked up aime when we met; I seen his eyes were red, And—well, let bygones be bygones-his little hoy is dead. I've found out what it is to love a child that is your own— To have a little chap around that worships you alone; I’ve found out what it means to watch a little face grow pale. And 1 know what it ineans when all the doctor’s efforts fail; Poor Bill ! I’m sorry now because of certain things I’ve said. For—well, let bygones be bygones—his little boy is dead. LIFE’S INN, The Wide World stands a-welcorning beside the sunny way, For page and squire and knight and dame to halt and ride away, And crimson sweet the roses flamed that lay upon my breast, When all the world was but an inn, and I a welcome guest. The knights were lion-hearted and their ladies lily fair. The silver armor glittered bright upon the roadway there. When each far distant turning held the promise of a guest. And all the world was but an inn, and I a welcome guest. No knock was there of Misery nor step of grimy Toil: But bold Adventure raised the latch, his palfrey heaped with spoil. When Romance flew to hold his rein and wait on his behest. When all the world was but an inn, and I a welcome guest.| And what care I that youth must fade, and love locks turn to gray ? Forsooth, at every inn there lies some reckoning to pay ! I’ve warmed my heart beside their fire, partaken of their best, When all the world was but an inn, and I a welcome guest. So why should 1 complain and curse in -spiteful accents shrill Because another draws his rein, my wanted place to fill? But ere Old Age the taper takes, to light me to my rest. APPRECIATE YOUR PARENTS. Do Not He Ashamed ol the Old Folks at Hume. If you asked a girl point blank "Are you ashamed of your par-; ents ?” she would answer indig-j nantly. "No, of course 1 am not!" ' and yet at the same lime if either : one of them inade a mistake in ' grammar or in what their modern ' daughter considered social eti- i quette, she would look conscious and embarrassed. A great iTiany young people are ashamed of what they call their parents’ "old-fashioned ideas. ’ It is not at all unusual to hear a girl exclaim impatiently, "Oh, mother, you don't understand, they don’t do those things now-a-days." A girl is ashamed because her father puts slippers on in the even ing and perhaps takes off his coat. It does not look very well to see him in his shirt sleeves, but you must remember that he has worked hard all his life and it has always been a rest to remove his shoes and coat when he got hoirie, and he is too old to change lifelong habits and it would be cruel to force him to. Remember, young man and young woman of today, that your parents have grown old and weary in working that you should have an easier life than they. You have had a better education, better clothes, a more luxurious home. You have no right to try and swing things around to suit your modern taste. It is their hoine. They earned it, and the fact that it cost you noth ing does not give you the right to I dictate. The daughter goes to school and I gets new-fangled ideas. When ! she comes home the parlor that has been her mother's pride and ioy is not good enough for Miss a prominent lawyer of New Modern. The old things must go ^ york city once overheard the fol- and sometimes much more hideous lowing conversation between two \/UlN fOUn mo WIS NOT DlliEST w.II un.l you Ucl ’■liluf" ;ui>l liiitl ;iUil tliscouruKO'l, you slioul.t iite SIMMONS RED g LIVER REGULATOR tTHK I'oWDhK l-OKM U opeti.H llie ln»\vt-ls, HwevttMis the htutnacU mu) Ktri-uxtLens the iliyi'stive jitKnii.H. A dose taken at ht-il time restori's a Hue i f health ami tiuTkjy. J. H ZElLiN A CO.. Props.. St. loui«. Mo. PUTTING AWAY SMALL SUMS i I Here, you can put away small sums not needed for present I I use. And while waiting your call they will draw interest. | I An account in our Savings Department docs not always imply I s small transactions, far from it. Many large depositors are using | I our Savings pass-books. They are using them for the interest | I they get; they are also using them because of the convenience | I att'orded 4 per cent, interest allowed, compounded quarterly. | I BANK OF ENFIELD, I I ENFIELD, N. C, | Save your Money “A dollar saved is a dollar made.” “Any man can make money, but’s its a wise man that can save it.” Old adages, but very true. We pay you 4 per cent on SAVINGS DEPOSITS in sums from $1 up. Collections, Loans, Accounts Solicited. rjf£ ffjl/fir OF RoJiflOKE RiiPIDS Roanoke Rapids, N. C. —OFFICE]I^S:— W.M. 11. s. liriKinvN. t'11-i.iilcm ' W. C. t.im.. .Ions L I'AiTKHhos, l«t VICO*I’rcniik'Ut S, It. J‘l II. C. hAT.i^nn, Aa«i«taut Cashio THE DIFFERENCE. LADIES COAT SUITS Everything In Oeneral Merchandise A. L. Stainback’s “Always Busy Store,” ini draw his chair and drink his health, and make him|a welcome guest. appear in their toys of the street, (newsboys) ' ' place, OVERDOING PLEASURE. | GHIIDREN’S EYES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. WALTER E DANIEL. Attorney-at-Law, Wl: 1.1 ION, .N. c. New Goods! Winter FULL AND COMPLETE LINE OF ^ CLOTHING Furnishings, and GENERAL MERCHANDISE resh from the Northern markets. Call and see ur new soods for Pall and winter. Respectfully. ROANOKE RAPIDS. N. C.O K APLIN . THE BANK OF WELDON WELDON, N. C- OrcanlMd Undar the Laws ol the State ol North Carolina, AUUUST20TII, 1892. State of North Carolina Depository.! Halifax County Depository. Town of Weldon Depository. Capital anil Sirplu, $45,000. VoT more tt^n 17 vMn this institution hM provided ba^inif f»cili- ties for thii seotion. Its ■tockholdere and directors hAve bfcir identified with the business interests of Hnlifsx aud Northampton counties for many years. Money is loaned upon approved security at the lejfal rate of iDterest-^iix per centum. Accounts of all are solicited. The surplus and undivided profits havini; reached a sum to the Cspital .Stock, the Bank has, commenciDK'.January !, established a Department aUowinff interest t>n time depositH as foUows'. For Depositn allowed to remain three months or longer, 2 per cent. Six months or lonffer, ft per cent. Twelve months or lonper, 4 percent. For farther iafeniiatiOB apply to the President or Cashier. . csBsinBiiT: vic»*pbmidiht: cashib*: W. E. DANlBt, W. R. SMITH. K. 8. TRAV18, Royal is the only baking powder made from Royal IQrape Cream of Tartar ROYAL Baking Powde Mbmoluteiy Pure Highest in Leavening Efficiency Makes Hot Breads Whole some Reading Habit Destroyed by Dis traction ol City Life. Amiability and optimism shine forth from every pane of the writings of Irving Bachel- ler,himself one of the most lov able of men, but there is a note of impatienee with the trend of the times in a recent inter view with him printed in a New York newspaper. And this is a point of view he pre sents with which one must sympathize. It is that the dis tractions of city life, ever on the increase, are destroying the reading habit. And the j reading habit destroyed; tho i public must necessarily descend ; into a condition of ignorance. I If it is not one thing it is an- ! other. The automobile, the j tlying machine, the motor boat, I the theatre, golf, and tho canl i party; everything but reading, j “Every one is on the move. I Our homes are almost deserted and we rarely see the lights of our reading lamps. Ministers complain of empty churches. Men who used to kneel at the altar may be seen on the road of a Sunday lying humbly on their backs in the sand, pray ing to a new god and trying to soften his heart with oil or open the gates of mercy with a mon key wrench." Every one is on the move who can find the way. On Sunday it is tho same. Church attendance is neglected. Men maintain their pews in church, but they are filled, if filled at all, by stnangers. After while, it is easy to fores'ee.they will consider the neglected pew a poor investment, and the church will have to get along without their aid. However, the case is not entirely hope' less. There will always be « few left to prefer the country as a place of residence, and these few may serve to keep our printing presses running and our authors reasonably bu sy. Let us hope so, at least.— Rochester Herald. POOR ADVICE. Maude—George and I have de cided to form a life partnership, Clara—That’s nice. Where does George come ii ? Maude—Oh, he’s lo be a silent partner and put up the money.— Chicago News. A Pew Words In Regard to tlie Children’s Eyes. Allow us to say ii few words in r(‘gard to the chililren's eyes. Years ago, when the children studied their Ipssons from their books we did not hear much about their eyes giving out. Let us consult our blackboards and see what they can tell us about the world wide subject. Parents and guardiaris all over this broad land, hov/ many hours through the day are your little children sitting in school staring at a blackboard, upon which are ])laced by the teacher most of the lessons for the day, many times the lines being so fine and pale they could not be easily read more than half or two-thirds the way across tho room, but the chil dren are required to see them ,,, ,, , . . , rructioeH lu the coui'tH orifalifax aau Say, Hurry, whilts iIil oCSI , ^^upreme and ashamed lO I lo lea^h a girl how lo swim?" j KeiU'tai pourtn. culiPctioiiH maiic in all oh .ir, I I J I iiai'ts ol'Noilli ( aioliiia. Hrancli oltice asked the younger one. ! it Halifax opfn every Monday "Dais a cineh, l-irsi oft’ you j puis your leFi arm iiiuler her waisi | and you gently uikes her lefi j hand—" ! "Come ort', she's my sister, "Aw, push her off de deck.— Mack's National Monthly. The daughter is bring her friends to such an old Fashioned place. She is ashamed of her mother’s apgon, ashamed of her father’s shirt sleeves. What she really ought to be ashamed of is her own snobbishness. Keinember that outsiders always think more of the unaffected old people than they do of the pert youngsters. You haven’t time in all the rest of your live.s to make up to your parents for all they have done for you. i r j Now is your chance to lift some The father ot four boys, discov- of the burden from their tired ering the eldest, aged 1 .V smoking shoulders. 1 □ cigarette, called the four together If you are a young man you can i fop ^ ,1,1; evils of nar- help your father greatly by making . him feel that you are a responsible ;,, , ... person, in whom he may confide 1 Now, VCiIhe, he said, m con- and trust. 1 elusion, to his youngest, “are you TIME ALONE WOULD TELL llEORUH C OREEN. A'nOkNRY-AT-LAW, (Nutiimul UuildmK) Weldon. N.C. There are endless ways for girl to help her mother. ' Don’t let the time slip until it is too late. Huch .vritCH, Wants to Help Some One. Tor thirty yearn J. I'. Hover, of l-Vi- tile, Mo., needed holp i\nd couldn't liiul it. That’H why ho wantH to help some one now. SutronoK' ho lonij himself la* feels all dlKtresH from HuckaclH*, Net- voiisiu'sh, lo«s of .\ppt*titf. Lassitude all the way across and from I the remotest corners. Many of iltZ'-' the children when first looking pu,,,I",,„‘"i 1 at the board do not seo much I Wi-ll and hearty. tt'« al«o positively of anything but by looking j Kuaranteecl for Llvci Trouble, llyspep- very sharp for a few seconds \ Wood HiBOnlers, l emale Com- the lines reveal themselves. !'''‘‘'"‘7’“'. • r ■ i ^ ' at all ilru([Bi9tB. This, my friend, means strain- 1 _ . 1- ed eyesand strainedeyesmeans ' Marrying for position has got weakened or diseased optic ] many a woman into an uncomfor- nerves, possibly 10 eyes at all, going to use tobacco when you get to be a man ?" "I don't know," replied the six- year-old, soberly. "I'm trying hard to quit." Chlldror* Cry FOR FLETCHER’S C ASTO R I A. But tt is more blessed to receive than it is to deceive. CliKclren Cry FOR FLETCHER’S cASTO R I A A woman can always find some thing to admire in a man—if he admires her. ELLIOTT B. CLARK, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. ii.\i,if.\x, ,\. r. PK.\t in i> in tiu* courts ofllalifaxand tiUjoiniuu couuUos ami in the Su- prcm*' court of ihi* Mato. Sjiecial attpn- lion to colU'Ctioiitii and prompt re* HUM, ioa-1^ W. J. wardT I>KNT1ST, 'V)l-'rU’E IN DAMKL lUJILDlNG WEMJON. X.Ci all depending upon the severi ty of the strain. Even when the work is quite distinct, for children who have naturally weak eyes the distance many times is so groat that the air waves coming between the poor, tired eyes and the board caase the lines to waver and flicker, and especially is this tho case when the light is poor and the ventillation is bad. Anything put on the board for children to see, whether old or young, should have large pro portions and broad, clear lines throughout, so no extra efforts will have to be made to discov er it? There is a great differ, ence in eyes; one child will readily see what another could not without the fatal strain. Ends Winter’s Troubles. To many, winter is a season of trouble The ftoBt bitten toes and fingers, chap ped hands and lips, chilblains, cold red and rough skins, prove thik. But such trouble* fly before Bueklen’a Ar nica Salve. Atrialconvincea. Greatest healer pf Burns, Boils, Piles Cota, Sores, Ectcma anA Hpraios. Only 25e. at all druggists. Saved from An Awful Death. How an appaltut^ catamity in fatni* ly was prevented is tohl by A. 1>, Mc Donald, of Fayetteville, X N.C. K. F. 1>. No. 8, “My sister had consumption, he writes, ‘‘Hhc was thiu and pale, had no appetite and seemed to grow weaker every day, as all remedies failed, till Dr. King's New Discovery was tried,and HO completely cured her, that she had not been troubled with a cougli since. Its the l>e8t medicine 1 ever saw or heard of.” For coughs, colds, la^^rappe,asth ma, croup, hemorrhage all bronchial troubles, it has no equal,$1. Trial bottle free. Guaranteed by all dru^pf^ists People are often suspicious of a man who gets there with both feet. Banks On Sure Thing: Now, “I’ll never be without Dr. King’sNew Life Pills again,” writes A. Schingck, Kim Street, Buffalo. N. Y. “They cured me of chronic constipation when all others failed.” Tnequaled foY Bil iousness, Jaundice, Indigestion, Head ache, Chills, Malaria and Debility. 25c. at all druggists. It*s pleasanter to be rich and im posed upon than poor and neglec ted. OHIIdr^n Cry FOR FLE1 CHER'S CASTO R I A ThODsands Have Kidney Trooble and Nofer Sospect it Bow To Find Ont. Fill a bottle or common glass with > water and let it stand twenty*four hours; a brick dust sedi ment, or settling, stringy or milky appearanceoften inuicates healthy condi tion of the kid neys ; too fre quent desire to _ _ pass it or pain' the back arc also symptoms that tell you the kidneys and bladder are out of order and ueed attention. What To Do. There is comfort in the knowledge s often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer’ Swamp-Root, the i^reat kidney remedy, fuliills almost every wish in correcting rheumatism, paiu in the back, kidneys, liver, bladderandevery part of the urinary passaife. Correct:i inabUitv to bold water und scalding pain in passing it, or bad efTecis following u?.c of liquor, beer, and overcomes that unpleasant ne cessity of bi'ing compelled to go often through the day, and to get up many times during the night. The mild and immediate effect of 5wanip*Root is soon realized. It stands the highest causeof Its remarkable health restoring prop erties. If you need a meilicine you should have the best. Sold by druggists in fifty-cent and one-dollar sizes. Yon may have a by mail. Address Dr. hamton, N. Y. Mention this psper s^ tetnembertbename, Dr. Kilmer s Swamp- Root, and the address, BingbuDloni .y. Y., on ewy bottls. I). E. STAINBACK, I NOTARY PUBLIC And Fire Insurance. I Kiiannke News Officc WclJoD N C ATTORNEY AT LAW. WELDON, N. C. rracticoK in tho courts of Halifax and itljoining oountics aud it. tho hfupreme court of the State. Special attention n to collectionH and prompt return JOHN H. TAYLOR. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, KNFIKI.D, N. C. sample bottle sent free ir. Kilmer & Co., Bing* Special Sale! We have on hand several consign* mcnts of the latest in wool, Wash and Priocess ladies Huits. Rather than re> turn these suits our headquarters deoi* ded to put them on sale at half price for cash only. 115 Suits $7.50. rrin* cess, white and all other colors |6 to |7| now $2.50 to $8. Wash Coat Suits |4 to 9b, now $1.98 to $3. $4 to|6 Net Waiit reduced 11.75 to Black and col* ored silk 1*etticoats 94 to 16 now $2.68 to Voilo Skirts #6 to fSnow I5.6Q to $4.50. 10,000 yards lace and embroid er!^ to close out at half price. 75o to $1 l^essallne silks, all colors, now Gfr to 75c. 5 and (Ic. calicoes 3^ to 4e. 10 and 12jc ginghams 7 to 9e. Aboi^t 3.000 yards dress goods to cli/se out IWM tnan cost. Ladies hats at half priMr ■liugs, dntggets, carpetings and at and below cost. ’ SPIERS WBLODNtV.(ill

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