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and says: " I feel a bit shaky this morn
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usually found in so-called nerve medi
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ical Discovery." It cures.
David Dusrtrlns, Eq., of Jonea, Ohio Co., Ky.,
in Medical DkKry 1 think I hc
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co I wnn uuni ur. ncrco
I think I had nervous
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CHANGE ONE LETTER.
"Disappointment His appointment, "
Change one letter,' then I see
That the thwarting of my purpose
Is God's better choice for me.
His appointment must be blessing,
Though it may come in disguise,
For the end from the beginning
Open to his wisdom lies.
"Disappointment His appointment ;"
Whose? The Lord's who loves me
Understands and knows me full?,
Who my faith and love would test.
For, like loving earthly parents,
He rejoices. when he knows
That his child accepts unquestioned
, All that from his wisdom flows.
"Disappointment His appointment;"
Change the letters, men, dear inena,
Take in cheerful acquiescence
All thy Father's love may send;
Soon will faith be lost in Vision,
Then in glory thou shalt see
"His appointment," and that only. .
Was the right way home for thee. 'i
There is nothing so, makes a
man suspect much, as to know ' little.
The church's business is not to
accuse sinners nor to excuse sinners,
but to save sinners. Rev. Dr. Frank
The man who loves his neigh
bor as he loves himself will not be
accused of cheating him in a horse
trade or in any other way.
. A man's rtnaaogaiYna ova in of a a
his own soul; if his title deeds do
cover more, the surplus acres own
him, and not he the acres. K. T.
The happy ' man is he who
knows that pleasure is not only posses
sion, but. is often to be lost, and
always to be endangered by it. Wal
ter savage uxnaor.
Study the pure and beautiful
in art and literature, in nature joy
ment, but also the future good. - Then
' will holy memories comfort us and de
velop the purity of heart that will en
able us to see Qod, Rev. Dr. William
- White. Wtl&on.
In the struggle between here-
T dity and grace, the gain goes on and
on until a new heredity is generated
according to a law of God's spiritual
kingdom that interblends with God's
law in the realm of nature. . The plea
of heredity as an excuse for sin is the
plea of ignorance or something worse.
The incidental work of some
, men. is grander than the set purposes
of the lifetime of others. Some men
. will do more overwork than others
will do in the space of a hireling's
day. And there is more in one paren
thesis of God's literature than in all
of the libraries of man's writing.
Singleton "That baby of yours
Wederly "Well, I should say so. He
gains aoout ten pounds an hour when
I have to walk the floor with him
nights." Chicago News.
The Exception "But, my dear
husband, it really is unjust of you to
abuse mothers-in-law so: there are
good ones." "Well, well, never mind;
I haven't said anything against yours
m oniy mine 1 m grumbling about."
English Cousin "Are the
players very hostile toward the um
pire f " American Cousin "Yes, in
deed : thev actuallv have tn nut a muz
zle on the catcher to keep him from
biting the umpire." Chicago News.
His Ability Proved.- "You say
he is an able sneaker!" "Oh vm TTn
talked for three hours and was ahln tn
walk out of the hall unassisted, in spite
01 me inings mat were thrown at him."
IS A SYSTEM BUILDER.6IYES APPETITE
ft CORRECTS THE LIVER.
fvaMmSMMPt TAfiTFl FS
is sold Strierlv'on its Merits: If is The
best Chill Tonic at the smallest price,
f fails to tuperyou." ?
J.' &IOKS BTTSTISQ,
J. O. 8HKPAED, JB., '
, -BOBKBT B. BXLLAMT,
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LOOK POUTUt " J I MONCGCNUINtf
NOTES ON MUSKMELONS.
Their Cnlture Very Popular A -Number
of FresU Fact Aboat Them.
Professor R William Rane of New
Hampshire, who has carried on consid
erable experimental work with musk
melons at the state station,1 says In a
recent report that next to the straw
berry there lias been no garden crop In
which the public has shown more In
terest.! Among other valuable points
from his experience Professor Rane
notes the following: -
Among the interesting things; found
out In studying the muskmelon U that,
while we have considered this fruit to
be moncDcious, generally speaking, I
find It is perfect. Out of 03 varieties
examined the pistillate, or f emaib o'los
soms, contained stamens and pollen In
83. The remaining ten to all" appear
ances -were monoecious.
Upon consultation of the literature
upon the subject as far as I was able
to go the fact is not recognized. Gray's
"Manual of Botany" says, "The flow
ers are diceclous or monoecious."
riadtlng and transplanting were
made out of doors, on June 1, the hllla
being similarly prepared. The trans
planted plants were obtained by start
ing the seed in thumb pots and then
transplanting into a four Inch pot, from
these hardening off . In a cold frame,
then transplanting. The transplanted
hills were earlier and up to SeptJS
were In advance from point of yleld.
Subsequently," however, the planted
hlUs outylelded. The experiment. In
point of earllnees shows but compara
tively few fruits, but ten days in the
extreme of cases and but a few days
IH the majority in favor of transplant
ed plants. .
As to "pinched" versus "unpinched"
vines, the conclusion points to but lit
tle if any gain from pinching or "head
ing in" . the muskmelon when grown
out of doors.
The hills were thinned to three plants
each on July 12. Cultivation was kept
up at frequent intervals until the
plants covered the ground. During ex
tremely dry times the melons were ir
rigated from the main college water
system. Not much was gained, how
ever, as a neighboring plot, under simi
lar conditions, but without water, was
equally productive. The melon appears
able to withstand, drought as well as
almost any garden crop.
The striped squash beetle was very
numerous and troublesome. "We found.
however, that old slaked lime and
gypsum were equally as valuable as
tobacco dust in keeping them away.
When they were very thick, the young
plants were completely dusted or coat
ed with these substances. Even when
tobacco dust Is used It is necessary to
watch the young plants closely and
repeat the application whenever neces
sary. This trouble, however, does not
last long, but for a week or so, until
the plants get a few true leaves, It
must be attended to. -
The Onion Thrlpa.
Tho effect of the thrlps on the onion
is known as the "white blast," from
the fact that the tops are prematurely
whitened and become wrinkled and
shriveled. Onion growers are familiar
with the fact that the depredations of
this Insect appearSarllest and are" the
most emphasized along the margins of
fields or plots or in spots over the
fields. The reason for this is that the
insect winters over in these places. It
makes its way from the grassy mar
gins or from the grassy banks of ditch
es to the rows of onions adjoining. It
Winters over In the piles of culled on
ions and refuse in the fields and begins
Its work there, spreading from thence
outward. Wherever the grass and
weeds along ditches can be rooted up
and destroyed it prevents the harbor
ing of this pest Wherever the old, dry
grasses and weeds along the margins
of onion plantations can be burned the
effect will be to destroy myriads of the
pest and to prevent their breeding the
coming season. With frequent drench
ing rains there Is not much likelihood
of a severe outbreak,, but In case of
drought the lnseet is likely to work
more or less serious Injury In the ex
tensive onion fields of Ohio, says a
bulletin of the state station, which rec
ommends the following remedy:
A spray of one pound of whale oil
soap dissolved In eight gallons of wa
ter will destroy the pest and the use of
this mixture is recommended on the
first appearance of the insects In- the
fields. At time of first appearance it
will probably- only 4be necessary to
treat very small areas along the mar
gins of fields or the small Isolated spots
previously mentioned In order to per
manently check their Increase.
The Cowpea In the North.
A good thing is injured and brought
into disrepute by too zealous advo
cates. The cowpea is one of the most
valuable plants that have been brought
Into public notice for a good inany
years, but there Is a northern limit to
its region of growth beyond which It
is not profitable to grow It Because a
single grower in Wisconsin has obtain
ed some growth on the cowpea is no
sign that it will do to grow generally
In that state. In fact, it has been found
that as far north as the northern part
of Illinois the season is too short to.
permit the cowpea to obtain a growth
that will make it even serviceable for
plowing under, much less for the mak
ing of hay.
The seed must always be purchased
In the south If good results aro to be
expected. The plant seems to be a
natural ally of red clover, and the two
; plants overlap each other from the re
gions where each does best Farm,
Field and Fireside.
The As-ed Minister.
If his work be in a city church, It
is a grave question whether any min
ister can now discharge It with effi
ciency who Is mnch above 50 years
of age. The multitude of details in a
city parish, the excitement of the life,
the severe demand upon the mind and
the heavy burden of responsibility, call
lor a man In the prime of life, with
an alert Intellect and an nnfalHrig
body. Ian Maclaren In Ladles' Home
Took Tkelr PlauL
Here 13 a Ktnrv TphlnVl Rniwn nnnroa
f m 'I.E. v. v n nv,
the celebrated Irish inflow aiim tnM
In that exaggerated "hmmo" i
wveu w employ: .
"I Was down In Cork hnlrUnir
On the first flay. When thn 1nrv mma
In, the officer of the court said, 'Olntle-
meu av me jury, yo u take yer accus
tomed places. If ve nlaze ' An ma t
never laugh," Bald the baron, "If 'they
mum au waiK mio roe aoefc."
Ajft Unknown Rem.
La Gaceta. Dnbllshed In Cnataln.
Jara, part In English and part In Span
ish, prints in a prominent place the
- WUl tho gentleman who embraced my wife at
the cmtnnca ih. nnnAU. ahM o -
Thundajr erenin please aend ma hia photograph
for my "Album of Beroear He will greatly
Mexico Two Republics. -
THE BEST PRESCRIPTION IS
Groye's Tasteless Chill Tonic.
'Tri fnrmula is olainlv Drinted oil every bottle hence you
know just, what
do .not advertise
Iron and Quinine
form. The Iron acts as a tonic . while the quinine anves tnc
malaria out of the system. Any reliable druggist .will tell you that
Grove's is the Originai and that all other so-called Tasteless
Chill; Tonics arc imitations. An analysis of other chill tonics shows
that Grove's is superior to all other's in every respect. You
are not experimenting when you take Grove's its superiority
and excellence having long been established. Grove's is the
only Chill Cure sold throughout the entire malarial sections of
the United States. No Cure, No Pay. Price, 50c.
War Department Officials Refuse
to Discuss the Contents of
Cbaffee and the United States Porces Are
Marching on Pekln With the Japa
nese and British The Chinese
Sparring for Time.
Bv Telegraph to the Morning Star
Washington, August 4. Some fea
tures of the dispatch received from
General Chaffee yesterday and which
the War Department refused to make
public, became known to-day. The
first dispatch received by the War De
partment from General Chaffee con
tained very little information, but
dosed with the statement that he was
going to Tien Tsin and would give hia
views. Th at is what he has done. His
views as cabled in the dispatch of ves-
terday would be far from palatable to
several foreign governments and that
is one reason why the dispatch was
not made public. This much Is as
serted. General Chaffee and the United
States forces available under his com
mand have gone forward towards
Pekin with the British. and Japanese
forces. The troops of the other nations
assembled at Tien Tsin did not join in
the movement, but the reasons given
by General Chaffee could not be
War Department officials generally
refuse to discuss the contents of the
dispatch and Secretary Boot an
nounced emphatically that it would
not be given to the public, and further
that no additional dispatches had been
received from General Chaffee. The
international questions involved make
it impossible on account of diplomatic
relations to give the dispatch to the
public and it is further desired that
the proposed movement of troops
should not be heralded to the world
for the advantage of the Chinese
forces, which are opposing the ad
vance. Sparring for Time.
The steady prosecution of the mili
tary movements undoubtedly has
frightened the Chinese viceroys who
have been sparring for time, endeavor
ing to use the diplomatic corps at
Pekin as a protection. The Taun li
Yamen dispatch received this morn
ing through Yuan and Wu fairly
illustrated this condition and made
it plain that the imperial government
again is trying to force a suspension
of the advance on Pekin by menacing
the foreign ministers. Having for
mally refused to put them in comma
nication with their governments and
this having proved ineffectual to stop
the advance, it would not be surnris
ing if the Chinese government should!
do one of two things, either come for
ward with a threat to renew attack on
the legations if the advance is not
stopped or resort to the plan of deliv
enng the ministers safely at Tien Tsin,
or at least to the commanders of the
international column, trusting in that
way to abate the force of the invasion
and induce the powers to consent to
negotiations for a settlement 06- the
trouble. It is learned here that Viceroy
Li Hung Chane actuallv undertook to
do this, but sought to make the condi
tion lor the safe delivery of the minis
ters that the imperial government
should be held blameless for what had
occurred at Pekin.
This condition havincr been rejected
absolutely by the terms of President
McKmley's reply to the Chinese gov
ernment, it may be that Li is trying
to arrange for the delivery of the min
isters without conditions, trusting to
tne gratitude of the powers to secure
the desired absolution.'
Admiral Sevmour telesrranhed to the
admiralty to-day that he had seen the
viceroy of Nankin, August 2; that the
viceroy was very friendly and seemed
anxious to maintain peace in the
Yangtse valley, and had agreed to the
landing of a force of 3,000 British for
the defence of Shanghai.
The viceroy returned the admiral's
visit the next day and renewed his
assurance of friendship. An agree
ment was arrived at for maintaining
order in the Yangtse valley.
S. A. L. RAILROAD.
Contract Awarded for Two Thousand
By Telegraph to the Horning star.
Baltimore, Mb., August 4. The
Seaboard Ar Line Railroad Company
has awarded to the South Baltimore
.Car Works, of this city, a contract to
build within the next six months 2,000
freight cars for use on that system.
This is the largest order ever placed
in this city, and involves tne expend!
turn nf about Sl.oUU.UUU.
The specifications provide for 1,000
fiat cars, 7UU dox cars ana sou reinger
a tor orVeniaiea xruii cam
Assistant Secretary of War, Mr.
Mickeljohn,-wno has just returned
from a point ineDrasja, reports
that the people ouVthere have more
prosperity than xney can manage.
When these well paid Wwhinrton
office holders start out jn palace cars
to hunt for prosperity ttiey always
5 FAT AS
1 FAT AS
you are taking when you take Grove's, Imitatop
their formula knowing that you would no'. buy
vnu bew what it contained. Grove's contains
put up in correct proportions
THE SHAH OF PERSIA'S
Once Made an Effort to Assassinate M.
. Caslmir-Perier, the Former Presi
dent of Prance.
By Cable to the Morning Star.
Paris, August 4. To-day's inquiries
i-faave cleared the entire history of
Francois Salsonthe would be assassin
of the Shah of Persia. It seems that
Salson's army record was most exem
plary and that he was promoted for
soldierly qualities. After the death of
his father he resigned from the army
and began anew the roving life he had
During the inquiry Salson related
that he once made an effort to assas
sinate the former , president of the
French republic, M. Casimir-Perier.
He hid in the shrubbery beside the
road M. Casimir-Perier was accus
tomed to take in his daily walks and
when the latter passed, Salson said, he
attempted to shoot him with a pistol.
The weapon, however, missed fire and
no one perceived his presence. Sal
son's hatred of- the president, he as
serted, was due to the latter's laws
He admitted that he pulled the trig
ger of his pistol at the time of his at
tack upon the Shah, but in this case
again the weapon missed fire. Salson
explained that, hoping to ensure the
explosion of the cartridge, he had filed
the point of the hammer. This saved
the Shah's life, as the hammer had
been filed too much and the pulling of
the trigger only resulted in making a
small dent on the cartridge.
Salson's last employer states that he
was a model workman, that he never
discussed politics, but that one day he
astonished his companions by saying:
"Why should we work I Thus we en
rich others and gain only a livelihood.
Would it not be better to return to the
state of nature, when men lived happy
and idle on fruits and game?"
A special dispatch received here
from Madrid,says the Spanish premier,
Senor Silyela, intends to take the
initiative looking towards an interna
tional conference for the suppression
of Anarchists and that the Spanish
government has decided to apply vig
orously the laws against anarchy.
A Fellow-Feeling -Bunco
Steererr-"That 'ere gold brick, Pod
ner represents two years of hard toil
in the Klondike !" Farmer Greene
"Shake, old hoss! I've eot one that
represents six months' hard toil in
Moose Medder! You ain't the only
guy that's got stuck on 'em !" Puck.
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Salt,. Rnat Proof Oats, Molasss
We solicit orders for above season
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HALL & PEARSALL,
v WHOLESALE GROCERS,
an 4 tt
and is in a Tasteless
Some of the Boston editors
are slobbering so voluminously over
the wrongsQ? the negroes in, the
South that we shall not be surprised
to see them come down this way to
rescue ihe oppressed. Boston has
indulged in only long range and
windy sympathy np to date Atlan
ta Journal, Dem.
Hanna declines to indorse a
Republican plan for. Rough Rider
clubs. He is smart enough to see
that the Rous;h Riding so far done
has been boomerangic in its effect
on Republican prospects, and be
sides this, he is disposed to insist
that his party ticket shall remain
McKinley and Roosevelt, instead of
becoming Roosevelt- and McKinley.
Jiichmond Dispatch, Vein.
London hears that Presiden
McKinley thinks .the time has pass
ed when the Paper factories need
any protection, and is therefore in
favor of reducing the tariff on the
wood pulp and its manufactures;
but we hardly think the Paper
Trust will be in any way alarmed
over the news in view of the differ
ence between what McKinley thinks
and what . McKinley does. Brook
lyn Citizen, Dem. . r
Gov. Mount of Indiana must
be interested in the reports of the
trial of Caleb Powers at George
town, Ky. The mass of the testi
mony given so far has tended to
show that Gov. Taylor was about as
much implicated in the assassina
tion of Goebel as the man who is on
trial. Gov. Mount has been pro
tecting ex-Gov. Taylor on the as
sumption that there was no case
against him. Savannah News, Demu
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ATTACKED BY. FILIPINOS.
Lieutenant of Engineers and Escort of
. Fifteen Men Captured One Killed
ad Three Wounded.
By Telegraph to the Mernlng-Star.
Washington, August 4. Tbe first
serious check which tbe American
troops ; have met in tfie -Philippines
during- the last two months is recorded
in a, dispatch received this morning
from : General MacArthur. It is as
sumed that the little American' com
mand which suffered so severely was
completely trapped and was obliged to
surrender- or be exterminated. The
message is as follows:
"To Adjutant General, Washing
ton. First Lieutenant AlsU-tter, corps
of engineers, U. S. A., with escort of
fifteen men, attacked' August 1st on
road between San Miguel de Mayuma
(Luzon) and San Isidro (Luzon) by
armed band of insurgents, reported
250 strone. .Entire party killed,
wounded or captured. . Killed Troop
H, Fourth cavalry. Richard Dischler.
Wounded Charles H. Newman, in
arm, serious: Walter Brewer, in arm,
serious ; Company A, battalion .of en
gineers, iu wards, m abdomen, serious.
Cantured Lieutenant Alstetter, Com
pany A, battalion of enigneers; Henry
T. Crenshaw, Troop H, Fourth cav
alry; Arthur Bates, Charle J. Fuchs,
Edward J. Gromer, George Knaub,
William J. Jerri ty, John Cough lin,
Robert F. Taylor. Jos. Mealey. The
wounded were sent to San Isidro witnH
a note from Lacuna Maraimo, an
nouncing that the prisoners would be
According to - Dr. Innson, an
Englishman who mSkes the study of
the loenst a specialty, 40,000,000
out of the 53,000,000 square miles
of the earth's surface are more or
less subject to the ravage of this
hustler and there are some of them
somewhere all the time. He says
the damage they do annually
amounts to more than tho cost of
the Boer war.
Better than Calomel and Quinine.
The Old Reliable.
EXCELLENT GENERAL TONIC
1 as well as
A Sure Cure for CHILLS ana FEVER.
It Never Fails.
Just what you need at this season.
Guaranteed by your)ruggists.
Don't take any substitute.
50c. and $1.00 Bottles.
my 18 6m
luiiui iv uiiu
WI LM1NQTON. N. C.
At the Close ofBnBlness June 29th, 1900, Con
densed from Report to Comptroller.
U.S. Bonds t par)...... 216,100.00
Banking House and Fixtures......... 10,000.00
Due rromapp'dree'yeagt'B $127,965 57
Due from other banks 174,879.74
Cash on hand 87,593.69390,439.00
Capital. I 138,000.00
Surplus and undivided profits 107,963.78
Deposits U. 8 Treaa. (130,875.00
Deposits from Banks 1 14,034.77
Deposits from Individuals 8 14,627.68-1,089.437.45
Jnne 39 18. June 29,99. Jane 29,1900
Total deposits.... 1560,500 $347,700 11,089,400
Surplus and net
profits 79.700 92,700 107,900
U.S. bonds at par 40,100 95,6(0 216100
Dividends Paid Per Cent. Per Annum.
y Last Instalment of Capital Paid In
October. 1892. Jy 10 tf
We will get
by Tuesday's steamer
A nice, fresh lot of this famous 8hoe
for Hen and Boys, a new lot of the
Duttenhorer's for Ladles' wear lust
In. See themi and you will buy
them! and that means a customer
made. As the Fummer is well ad
' , vanced, and having bought a large
, stock of alt kinds of Summer foot
wear early la the season, .
We are making a-push
on these lines now.
We have special "drives" In,, other
kinds also. Tou are cordially invited
and requested to call .and examine
theee, aa well as our whole stock,
before buying elsewhere.
Mercer & Evans.
MILLETS, new catch.
Best Cream Cheese,
Martin's Gilt Edge Butter,
Bagging and Ties. a
A GEMEBAL LIKE OF CASE GOODS IN
DEMAHD AT THIS REASON.
Sole agents for
BOB ROY FLOUR.
UcNAIR & PEARSALL.
A V I 1 W S I I V S I 111
TIio Kind Ton Have Always
in use for over 30 years,
iZtyZ; sonal sapervision since its infancy.
4ACU& Allow no one to deceive yo ;t i 11 1 1 -.
AM Counterfeits, Imitations and Just-as-goocl J' aie but.
Experiments that trifle with and endanger tho health of
Infants and Children Experience against jExjicrimen,
yVhat is CASTORSff
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, ' Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. 1 1
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic,
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worm; "
and allays Feverishncss. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Ue ForTOver 30 Years.
THC CENTAUR COMPANY. TT MURRAY STRCCT. NCW VORR CITT.
M Prepared mr On. EARL 8-
Money deposited with us Is In tbe
at any time without notice. Call
Our next Interest Quarter begins
bearing interest from tbat date.
The Wilmington Savings & Trust Co.,
J. W. NORWOOD, President.
C. E. TAYLOR.
FOB BARGAINS IN
SUMMER DBESS GOODS.
Millinery, Hammocks, Porch Screens, Mosquito
Canopies, Slippers, Low Shoes, Men's Straw Hats
and Soft Bosom Shirts.
as well as the Pops have been reduced in power.
You would be surprised at the low prices goods
can be sold at. CALL EARLY
AT GAYLOBD'S BRANCH STOBE,
J. R. BOYD, fHa.il acer.
The best Advertising I can do
is to be continually selling goods cheap,
I am all the time on the war path with high prices. The
ready money levels up lots of unevenjjlaces and gives you the goods you ,
want to fill your memorandum with at your own price. I will give you a
Ladies' nice Buekle Slipper at 43c a pair. My 90c Slippers now at 70c.
My line of $1.25 Ladies' Slippers at 98(5 a pair.' I have 12 pairs of fine
best Patent Leather Slippers, I sold at $2.39 a pair, now at $1 .50. I have
120 pairs of Ladies Fine Hand Sewed Button Shoes in narrow lasts A 13
C and D Shoes sold from $2.00 to $3.00,v'now your choice at $1.25 a pair.
Sixty-five pairs Ladies' Fine Dongola Shoes, with sblid soles and counters,
patent tip and common sense, at $1.00 pair, extra value. We have four
styles Ladies' Fine Slippers made by Baring Bros., Cincinnati, the latest
and newest styles, worth $1.75, for $1.50. Our $2.25 Slippers we sell for
$1.90; $2,00 Slippers for $1.75. These Slippers are new and fresh goods
and every pair warranted by factory to give satisfaction.
We have about 5,000 yards Summer Lawns and Piques in white
and all colors that we must close out before we move. Our best 10c
Piques are now 8c per yard. 12c Stripe Piques now 10c. White Welts
for .Ladies' Skirts that were sold close for 18c are now 15c. 500 , yards
Chinese Silks in red, garnet, navy and black, regular 50c "values, now 28c.
Two pieces Navy Blue Silk with white polka dots, worth 50c, now 3:ic.
Two styles Ladies' Dress Silks," extra quality, 26 inches wide, cheap at
50c, now 39c per yard. White Corded Silk at 32c per yard.
We have all the new shades and np-tc-date styles In now Golf Hat.
In gray and SWanier colors, from 60c to $3.75. Narrow Velvet Klbbon at 19c
bunch. We have all the widths la Velvet Ribbon.
We are sole agents for Aycock Hats, and are having; a special sale ot
them. We have them at 75c, $1.00. fl.eo and $2.85. We have 40 dozen Good
Spectacles to sell at 5c per pair. Five hundred boxes Paper and Envelopes at
5c per box. Five hundred pounds Writing Paper at 10a -pound. 1.J00 cakes
Sweet Foap. Turkish Bath and Tar Soap for 18c dozeo: on Saturday lc cer
cake. TcobestlCc Sutpenders in the world.. Richly worth 15 j; while they
last for ioc. Three hundred Ladles' Leather Be is, all samples. A 25c Ladles1
Belt tor 18c. Fifty dozen Shoe Boles at 10c a pair. Forty-eight pairs Laca Cur
tains at 4Sa a pair A good 8-yard long Lace Curtain for 11.00 a pair.
Two hundred yards very fine Black Organdie, worth 25c per yard
wholesale, my price 18c per yard. White Bed Spreads from 50c up.
Best quality Hemmed Sheets, 81 by 90 inches, for 60c each. We have a -big
stock Men's and Ladies' Bathing Suits to close out.
To.move goods you must put a lever behind them, and tho driving
wheel of trade is a combination of big Values and low prices.
We serve others and will be glad to serve you. Come and help us
unload our stock. We've got to move into our new building, and wc had
much rather move money than goods. 5
Wilmington's Big Eacket Store on Front street, opposite The Orton.
m GEORGE 0. GAYLORB, Proprietor,
Send us your orders.
'.m ana 806 North water street.
Bongbt, and which hag been
has borne the shrnatnre of
has been made under bis per-.
Bh. m m m m m m mm k mmm m m P
SLOAN'S LINIMENT I
Removes Curb, Splint and Capped . Hock.
It will surely kill a Spavin and the way it if
relieves Sore Tendons is mavlous. Re- g
member this is not a 'cheap -wash, but a jf.
and a wonder In its penetrating powers. 2;
This Liniment will not Scar or Blister.
Every Bottle la Warranted. g
Price, 50c and $I.OQ bottle. Sold by all Druggists fj
ana dealers in medicine.
SLOAN, BOSTON, MASS., U. S. A.
HEN seeking an Investment one should
consider Security first, rate second.
Tne Wilmington Savings & Trust Co.,
with assets or nearlv one Million Dol
lars, guarantees absolute security to its
depositors, and pays Interest at rate of I per
cent, per annnm on all amounts of 5.00 and
over remaining a full Interest quarter ot
nature of a demand loan, as It can be drawn
by the bank for further particulars.
September Is;. Money deposited now will begin
II. WALTERS, Vice President. -.-
Jr. Casbler. au 2 tf
Corner Fourth and 4 ampbell Streets.
Bell 'Phone 5 it.
Open every nlgnt until 9 o'clock.
1000 Roll 2 pound Bagging.
1100 Bandies Arrow Ties.
280 Bags Shoten route,
640 Bags 100 Salt.
318 Basra 110 Salt.
480 Bag. 180 Salt.
ISO Bag .Table Salt.
600 Keg. Nail..
60 Cases Leaven Powders.
110 Cases P. & M. Powder.
120 Pockets Rice.
46 Barrels Rice.
ASK PRICES PLEASE.
W. B. C00PEB,
" WHOLESALE GBOCEB,
suatt . J wiimlnstop. "