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IHK IVHl'vr CCITIRE. '
.We publish today oh the first* pagfe
an /W "latt to this
secllffn- or Professor J. L. Burgess,
agronomist of the North- Carolina
-Department of Agriculture. ' He was
here at the lnstauce of Mr Jonafhair
Haven*. wiih a view of ascertaining
"IiiiMit ir tinf thf ipll In this sec
tion of North Carolina is suitably for
? the -cultivation, and raiding of wheat.
The News Is delighted to know' War
Mr- Burgess thinks the prospects .for
the successful prosecution of this
branch of farmfng is favorable. Every
reader .of this paper would do well"
tri read the vTtrws of? Profi".mr nur
gess and carefully di?e5l UlVlli: ? H<??
presents 'gome timely advice to the
farmers, one If they" follow will be
10 their profit
This Is the first time .this expert
has visited our town and county, and
The News extends ro him a cordial
Invitation to come again. Wheat is
a coming product in Eastern Caro
lina. and the farmers of Beaufort j
county must be on the alert and'1
watch every suggestion looking to-j
ward Its successful cuTtrViitlarr, ?
"lire n.'.idfin of Uiis ? paper ^already I
know a large and modern plant fori
the grinding of this product is now]
' !n the: course o! ZiiliaU ii j
Let no reader of The News fall^to
read y.d. reflect upon the ldeas~~?k
vanceif bjt'Professor Burges*. j
TKACHIXtt JOl ltXU.ISM.
Ther** is no more reason why i
_ tea.'hnl'al education tor Journalism
T " TM I '1 f" ' I " I III 1 1 lllSH IVliy
cal education for any- other pursuit
-should "Tre~" disparaged. Edison .has
achieved a career as an electrtetan
-rWUfcnut the b?neflT of college train
, Jngr but colleges have qualified many
young merP for t>.l??irkia1 iHiginetP
Ing who would have out a poor figure j
at it without the information and the |
impetus which ? they gained from
their college course. There are hun
, dreda of -men doing good work Jn I
Journalism who might hate done bet- j
ter If possessed of wide^ culture.
ThgrV iir? mmif In frrlnr n-prK ,
Who would have benefited greatly
by the training whtch-4he riillegf
? course in Journalism affords'. Knowl
edge is power hi- writing as in other |
_fleldfl_ot human endeavor.
It is not to be exj$?7TT8it that every
young man' Or young woman who fol
io** a college course In JoumaMsm
will win brilliant success as a Jour- ,
nalist. Temperament has something
to do wftb success tn any profession
. ? and there sue other factors, Includ
ing eten bodily endurance, whlrh col
? |gg? naiulug may nnf aXfetL Prar-j
Tlcaf conunorr sense U an indl?j>ensa?
ble qualification for efficient news
paper work, and that is something no
College can Impart. But colleges can
teach -the grammar of the language
- -amA.grniin^ yfrelr students in history
fnd civics and econotolc* HH wpII ss
ln many other things of which no
.JP wspsper writer 'should be Ignorant
though many are. ? Milwaukee Even
? ? Tka Cape Cod canal, on which
work has begun. Is not a local water
way improvement, bat will form the
northernmost-' aednmL xrf the great
on the Atlantic afrtorea will be avoid
ed- "It is said the tonnage of wrecks
ou" the Cape Cod coast- of" thirty-live
miles Is one quarter .of the total
-wr^elri rift ? the New England coast,
IIiom4aig -Luug Island feoundT~ -
---Tbese _Jact? and figures ?bov^ that
the Cape Cod cwnaf-^ectlon _ of the
great Inland waterway la of little Jess
Imuy^iiurp m Southern shipping ln
terests than are the sections much
further ;to the south. The whole
plan is gigantic, but it will be carried
out in time and. its effect upon do
mestic commerce will be greater than'
| one ran now foresee. ? Charlotte Ob
server. - ? :
WHOLK VS. MTELK1) KK'tfc
. . Unpolished rice is superior to the
ordinary^ milled rfce of commerce for
the same reason that entire wheat.
flour Is superior to superfine roller
process Hour. The mineral elements
of the grains are contained chiefly in
th mitnr ahaii whit-h in removed, by
*he late machine processes, because
the majority, knowing little of food
chemistry are governed in select ien
by.taste or appearance, and ^supply
jfbnowg demand: ? The chiof of theu
[7 ederal buTTOir uf chemistry at Wi?oh."
ington recently sald^that "a Japanese
Jlnrlklsha 'man will carry you
around town ail a pound of
rice; you can't a pound of"
beef." The rice used by these peo
j-TTt* forming ftr*>*lPr portion of
' their diet, is whole PICO. It is dim
Quit to. get this because there Is so
little demand for It. but any grocer
should be able to get it from his
wholesaler? The' millers can supply
i the demand, and if unpolished rjee is
1 generally (U.MUHini'-il. anil H iu~
time, bp had as easily as that which"
Ltfqulres extra labor. ^ice should
he-looked in the "fireless" cooker.
\ AU K OF A m*<i.
The WIHtesboro Hustler wastes its
sympathy on a young man of that
town who was fined five dollars -In
the police court by an unsympathetic
justice, for hugging his girl on the
plain on such a score deserves to be
sent to a.womanless inland and kept
there in lonely 'solitude the rest of
his life. TT a hug Isn't .werth five
dollars It. If worth nothing at all; but
the young man whose name is An
drew Dsifnfy- complained because he
s he did not" hug the gtri very
_ht, anynow. ~ The girl who bears
the euphonious name of Nan Tug-"
man, was also fined fivs? dollars, and
not a word_aI?BIflie8t haH been 'heard
from he*. t There niu&L-.J>e. some
queer men down In Wilkesboro, but
th girls are on the Job and are game j
to the last sou," it appears. ? Ashe- 1
MR. W. H. CLARK l>RAI>.
I ? It is with a sad heart I^announcej
j-?he h o(-j)Ut- apfoH fnrhpr. \V. fl.
I Clark who sweetly passed away Aug- 1
' ust 26. 1909. He was In his 7.6TE I
"Veair^wheu ilie Lurd called him. He
had .bee na sufferer for many yearn 1
with consumption, but bore hifr suf
fering with great patience. He had
been helpless for about nine months
TH'U !ll?.l.n "umM nay tea. ?? mi lrl iinmi
be be?t*?r. and we feel sure he Is. . It
www hhrd to jwrt with him, hut thi
Lord knew besjt. He leaves three
sons. four daughters and eleven
Standi hildron ? to nxmin ? thwlp W'fci*,
but we feel sure their loss is his
XU was done' for him that iovlns
Children and friends and skilled phy
fjciaria could do. 'but tq. 110 avail. T-he-j
Lord tffBTrTHmTr tiifi .usTTrmt-3^' uisst
all prepare fo meet him where part
ing will be^no more, for we believe
he is forever" blessed. The funeral
services w.ere conducted by Mr. J. B.
Canady. "His body was laid 10 real
"beside his wife, who passed away a
few years ago.
Anchored safe where storms
Are over the border land .
We left him soon to meet and part |
. ' Mrs, VIOLA CLARK.
Campbetf Creek, N. C.
"Mamma." said tile exasperated
young lady, "j wish you wouldn't
hang that old parrot out on the front
porch fhese evenings."
h- ? "Why ? my '
mo thef in surprise.
"Why. L think before you bought
j him he must have belonged to a
street car conductor. Every two or
three minutes when Edwin ealls hp
chirps out. 'Sit closer, please.' It Is
I JdBT too" Puiban asaliig fpf
TOUR HUNT FOR ftfYKRM.
rtfled *d. I
r of comrf
| If you want to sell some property I
?real estate _or chattels or personal ||
property ? a saKablo "classified j ~
campaign" is a mere matter
mon sense urgency. - ?
If you were looking for something
of the kind you'd read and answer
?s4?. ? -You'd realise , fhaf, tftfl j?Uer,
would be sure to advertise it If Jie.
[rtMljgr>< ft wrtrtli
| you wouTdHfeel sure that you w*re
Iih* lnl<!r?.^d In anything not worth
| i in
?if you ~ really f?n -fear ,1
instead of half-giving it^^w?r?
ad. readers, sod will learn of %
yon bare to Mil in ao other way I
through your elaastfted
' ETC., DISCUSSION
Committees to Meet To
morrow and Friday to
The committee on Public Roads
and Sutrorbft, constating of Q. A. Phil
lips. chairman. Hugh Paul, Dr. 1. M.
"HardyT 8. Fleming and ft. K. Flem
ing, will meet Thursday afternoon ptt
-T.iVl.vk, ^ * ? ' '
Friday afternoon the committee on'
Streets, Parks .aasL Municipal Im
provements, consisting; of Qeorger
Hackney. \V. H. Ellsworth, N. S. Ful
forfl, J. D. Grimes and.C. H. Harding
will m^et at R o^clock. '"Bpth Com
mittees are to assemble at the Cham
ber of Commerce rooms. The com
t'" ' ? T lato"con-.
slder the Improvement of the public
roads In Washington township, and
the committee" on- streets. wilt
jjjacuss the $tn,000 bond issue for
Streets In Washington ?
A STORE'S "MEASUREMENTS"
Should lie Indicated by the Site of
Its Advertisements* !
11 a man with a ches; lUpauVn-o
mcnt 0/44 Inches shOUlU wma
Inch coat, he would attract attention
? but he would not prosper, nor^be
comfortable, presentable or happy. \
If a store which is big enough to
indulge in whole page ads. uses onlv
? r.i. ?r TiwrnLjrTron hsi<x
page ads.? it will "not prosper fully
nor adequately, nor be- looked upon
as enterprising or aggressive. Rua
' ning a big store, yet advertising it as
^though it were a small one, is not
store-wisdom; rgjjhe store win cdfUS"
to "measure down" -to advertising
which does not "measure up" to the1
GOOD WOMAN DF.AI),
Mrs. Mollle Stowe ''led at her resl
jdent-e, en Kasi Xb(M3XT?el, Monday
evening, at 10 o'clock." " She was
! about 3n years oT age and had many
The. funeral tool* place yesterdtf^
<diemoon from the residence.' con
,ri1 liV jTin- TInhprjL V. Hone, pas
tor of the Christian^ CEur?H\
burial wis In Oakdale cemetery.
SI 'RELY NOT.
The Charlotte Observer wants to
know why It is that all the victims
of pellagra so for reported have been
women. Can it be that we* have
been, feeding only the women
com bread? ? Anderson Mail.
THE LUSCIOUS BIVALVE.
September is the 'first fall month]
j containing the letter "R" and with
the month's advent comes the oyster.
From now on the lovers of -this deli
cacy will watch the wharves for their
appearance. This market is always
abundantly supplied, and they are as
tffe world. ,
--The Maryland man who is trying!
to breed one-legged chickens has a
poor idea of business.1*.
Fast age. indeed* when everything 1
Reems to be on the fly.
This bit tho open ifiaion I
Pellagra was not known when the I
good old . hoe-cake was first on the |
bill of fare. ? ? - _
It* a sign of prosperity when
every farmer who loses hfcr^Tallet has
a bundle of bank notes In It.
EdlWfr News: ' |
I beg to announce that there Is at
present a vacancy from the First
Congressional district at the U. 8.
Military Academy a C West Point. The
examination will occur at Fort Slo
cum, New York, on the Becond Tues
day In January. 1910..
I am also awthorlzedjo announce 1
that there la a vacan pj. at the U. 8. ]
?jaya^_Academy, at Annapolis, from |
the First Congressional district; ~
ezamlnatlon for -wftteh*-wlll in I
April, -ULlfl^gt a point to be subae-]
It Is desirable that aU-stho^cOn- 1
template applying for either of the
*ppointmpnt8 *hguld da so on oy be
fore September IK. The physical and'
mental examinations are both qntte~
rlgid, and thorough prior preparation
is necessary. To those who seriously
wish to make application, I will
deavor to forward a pamphlet giving I
general Information as to the qhaHfi- j
rations necessary for entrance to |
? ii i *mnm
v JW H. SMALL.
_ this 4ust ; 'tis terrible.
Better build in Washington Park, where rTls
? ? .
J. Leon Wood MEMBERS N. Y. COTTON EXCHANGE Jam* W. Cole
_ LJEON WO0D & CO.,
? BANKERS andBROKERS
STOCKS. BONDS, COTTON, GRAIN and PROVISIONS.
73 PLUME-STREET, CARPENTER BUILDING, NORFOLK. VA.
Private Wires to N. Y. S'ock Exchange, N. Y. Cotton Exchange. Chicago
Board of Trade and other Financial Centers;
Correspondence respectfully solicited^ Investment and Marginal
^ ? accounts^giyEnTarcful attention. ? ? ?
The entire wharf property- between the .Steoy-yard and the ex
treme East end of town is owne by 14 people or companies, and
exceptlnjthat I have for sale you can't buyan inch of It.
This 1 have to sell Is In the basftia? ; SU aost de
? slrohly located,- U'n very and you in any business, who
In any way can utilise "this properly Should grasp and gfasp
Tf yn?i i^n't-you will have to every few years pay more
rent, or look opt for another pruperty. _ ~ =? -
Look to the future. If you study you will decide-that the free
^-f^itt*6od_water route] will be ' gran osd us, and 'twill make every
. piece of water-front pr6petT^h~~tfaBhtPgt on worth double and
trlppie the price dl today. t ? h
Fortune goes to the man who looks and invests In real estate
fuhirft. ? r . y~
See me at once and secure a-plece ofr*hi? value we wateriroST:
Will sell from SO to 80 feet fronting on Y^ater street.
Come, get a piece now while you can, or later you'll regret.
- Only a little cash and long time notes required. ' x.
? , _ ; * ? ? ;V" .
EA8TERX CAROLIKA. gB&L JCgT ATBJPCCHAgOB,
A. C HATHAWAY, 116 Market BL
QOK OUTJ LOOR OUT!
To iace a fire a? .your plan.. T.lie
emergency by hwdnince. ? -
The wiser he Is, the more' certain he is to procure a policy fitffla?
WM. BRAGAW & CO., - ^
EXPERIENCED INSURANCE AGENTS,'
WASHINGTON. N. C.
v There Are Continuous
"WANT AD. HAPPENINGS"
Right in Your NeighborhoodT^ |
? fcvery week, in your block, or
near you,-something happen5""whrefr
would not have happened but for a
want $d. Something is accomplish
ed for the betterment of the neigh
| borhood-some idle "head of the
house" finds work-some worru
property owner finds a tenant
some new boarders and roomers
move in-some property changer
owners* and will be impr^yed-a
unattractive vacant lot is sold to a
builder-some overworked house
wives secure servants?a used
piano is sold?in short fife is kept
ested in living, things move and
and improve. /?-?
KATE, 1 rt-ru per word.
Estimate six word* to the line, and
inclose payment Wttt* copy. Aiuwirt
?? received at this office.
- - u.^oc-pt attention all adver
plume or mail given careful |
SCHOOL BOOK 8 AT HALFTOICEr
Aiuonffl ^TsookrtroijfiirTnrt wottr
Largest stock In N. C- Satisfaction
Smith's Old Book Store/ Raleigh, N.
c. ; ? 2.1
Ft ntr SALE ? TWQ PQQL TAftKBft.
__good condition"; terms to suit pur
fresh fall seed, - clover,
' Rye. Rape, Vetch, Cabbage and
fT"'"ll> seed. ?Or. Hardy's druf store.
25 CANARY BIRDS FOR SALE ? -I
have on hand 25 fine canary birds,
good- songsters, beautiful plumage.
guaranteed to sing. Price per Wftl*,
$5; single birds, $2. GO. Guaran
? ? toed safe delivery anywhere in the
' flfnfft. ? Ad dreas W. H.' fl??lFW
Aurora. N. C. _ .
FOR SALE ? A FINE LARGE VEL
vet brussels carpet; coat $1.40 per
yard, wlU sell for 60c: beautiful de
sign. E. H. Hyman, Chamber of
? - ^
LOST AND FOUND.
LOST? LADY'S GOLD WATCH, BE
tween BrOwn's Dru# Store . _and
Coast Line. Reward If returned to
DO VOu WANT* Tp BECOME A
stenographer? . Take the Business
| Course la <hs pptm* 'r"t
tiotr, $s a month. In advance. Thla
course Is open to any on*, whether
you attend the Public 8choo! or not.
8ee the Superintendent and arrange j
U> _take the 'course,
[Public stenographer. at 115
" Ifreet. Charges moderate.
KCHEDTLfJ^AS BOAT VICTOR.
- Tuesday. Thursday end Saturday.
.Leave Hunter's Bridge 6 a. m': ar
^ve at Bath. tflOT "WDHTBttBirr-tr -
[Leave Washington 2. JO p. m., arrive
Bath 5. p. m.. ^Hunter's Bridge 6.?0.
Fare 60c. round-trip, 25c, oneway. J
WILLIAM BOYD. Master.
of massage and is betier^EuT
aticW pUttrr*. It^ieaetfmies
? without rubbing ? through!
the skift and muscular tissud
right to. the boQc. quickens the
blood, relieves congestion, and
permanent as well as
H. S. WARD JUNIUS p. GR
WARD & GHIMGj
We pracOce In the Cnurta of thi
Judicial District, and the
John H. Small, / A. D. MacLa
. ATTORNEYS- AT-LAW
Washington, North Carolina.
W. D. GRIMED
A'l l OHNL V -A I -LAW
WaaHtncron, North Carolina
Practice* In all the Coorta.
W. M. BOND, Edenloo. N. C. ,
NORWOOD L. S1MMQ
BOND & SIMMONS
Waahlngton. North CaroUaa
Practice In & Coutta.
w. L. vaughanI
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Washington. North CaroIhHu
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