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I.VCK V JIM-ciConxedy drama.
Coupons Will be Given
for Exquisite China
The Utttuitii; %vll? take pluco at tJir
(ifii: at s o'clock promptly. Every
ImmIv ho ?'ii hand.
Kollars and Kuffs
thi: spelling is n.\n, :sit the work we
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T ALWAYS GOOD and
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Tdose who have used it declare that "WASEO"
Flour makes sweeter bread and sweeter rolls and sw eet
er bisc jits than any other. For sale only 'by
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Washington, N. C. ~
? HORSES AND MULES, BUGGIES
AT WASHINGTON HORSE EXCHANGE
C. 0. MORRIS & CO., BROKERS
WHOLESALE FRUITS AND PRODUCE
1 Car 20th Century Flour,
1 Ca- Meal,
1 Car Hominy and Oats.
Apples, Cabbage and Potatoes frcrh every day.
ConUenwO l(?iiu o( tntcmf Hap-]
pcning Throughout the State, j
The annual report of the . Baptisi |
Church to the Roanoke Association
i was read and approved at the morn
ing service on las: Sunday. The re
i p'ort lovtia the assoeiational year
j rrtfm t*ctt?b*;r 1, 1J0S, to October I,
Kt'.o. The report shows that the
! vhuri'iw-haft rc.vi'iid during the year
i s i new uicrn'oerd and lost 40. leaving
1 .1 ni/t gain of 4 4. Ti:o total mutnber
.'li'.li of the church at prevent is 45$.
I Ti:v liuaiiiv.il report shows that Che
? -hurch raised lor (f.e mission objects
( oT i Ue Baptist State Convention* the
| -pirn <?>'<:: ?.1V '?? :i?u1 for li?H4. pi-r.
pcies and other objects the sum of
i it: . makir.fr a grand total of
$0,314.03. "This 1s said to be the
cri':Ket*t ?n-por* In the history of the
J church. ? Scotland Neck C'ommon
Master. John Ilolton, tlip 11-year
I i>lil son oODistrlct Attorney a. 11.
I Holton. who was accidentally shot in
? ihe left SaWday by bis 15-yeawW
I briber, Frank, at their father's farm
six miles south' of til? city, is not do
? Ir.g well i In fact., his condition at 4
?oYU>?k this afternoon was regarded
1 grsTVe. lie was unconscious and lias
: been practically ?o all day, The
shock resulting from the -wounds- is
' thought^ o be i he cause jbf the boy's
serious condition. He /a being given
the very best medical attention. A
trained nurse is alsoA with him. ?
City Sentinel. 1
j Honry Clark Br ids: e"rs lu-> had serv
u *> served"*}:*. the officials of- the Pam
, li?'o Insurance and Bar.kiiig Com
j pany.- Tile complaint has .'not been
| ft'.^d and the causae of afctlon are
| merely Inferential. Street talk gives
| many, some quite probable, others
! much more remotely so. That this
| ?ult is part of the proceedings, having
? their counter part yet differently re
lated. to the Tarboro Cotton Factory
i litigation, is generally believed, be
cause it is alleged that the bank
holds much of the factory stock at
par. yet it Is stated that Mr. Brldger*
has two share* of stock purchased
that he c an obtain from the bank, no
certificate therefor. The complaint,
when filed, will however disclose tlse
contention and not the 'supposition
that we have collating ? Tar
boro Southerner. 4
Iinanrancc-Cnrntr l^irrr.ivr Young is
tending our the blatrte. ncce&ary to
. be filled out and filed by the cleric of
each city or town and' returned to
him on or before the 3 1st day of
Oi^pber^ 1 f the firemen of that city or
, firemen':1 relief fund. Commissioner
Young desires to call the special at
tention to the clerk. i of the cities and
to*v:iK*ir. ti>e State to the necessity of
filling cut and promptly r<*furnlag
] these report? to him. as the law Is
; Imperative, and if i h is ia~ii<4 done lie
^?annot ?olleot the tax of the inaur
1 am-e vompanles doing business i:; the
f city or town where the clerk fails to
make This return for the benefit of
the firemen. During each, year sc-v
, era! clerks have failed to make the
? r-, rare
? ' T r?;*' ? it:" M ^.jii .'.ii'l; P.ir"11
J men have lost the benefi' of this
| fund. Commissioner Young says it
j will b? well for the. firemen In each
?city and town to see this report is
sent In by the clerk of their city. ? 1
i Raleigh Times. '*
UoLc.-r: S igg a v.l Norwood Adams.
i white, of Swift Creek, bad a hearing
! Monday before V. S. Commissioner
Henry T King, on the charge <tf
counterfeiting. They were held un-i
! der 30'> bond each*" for their appear-1
an- e af Xe-.v D?:r;i c ourf nexr~week. j
They gave bond. Counterfeit dollars!
and nickels have been found circulat
ing In several places within the last I
year, a young man named Ormond. j
from the same neighborhood as Sugg'
; ?.??. h^vrm-. ?? ?? ?-?-rtrtj <*I*r ?" <TT-tf^ |I|
Klnaton for attempting to pass coun-;
J terpen dollars. ? Greenville Reflector. i
***** v .- 20c
Chickens, grown ...25 to 30t
Spring chickens 10 to 25c'
' Hides. G S 8c
Green hides ' 8 l-2c
Mixed wool '. . . . 18 to 20c
Tallow . . . 3 i-2c
Wool, free iT*. burrs 20c]
l/ambskin .t.t.... 25 to 40c
I Seed rotrtTFT.^ 5,-?
Lint cotton 13 l-4C
Before accepting a favor from any
one the cynic finds out what he ex
pects In return.
Good *eni?e is better tfian good
look 3. tut few people are afflicted
Some men like to attend a prohi
bition convention because It increases
The Seaboard Air Line Using
Western Electric Telephones
on its Equipment."
| On September Ui the Smibuartt A4*
i Line put into service its new tele
; phone train dispatching circuit be
tween Raleigh and Monroe, North
! Carolina, lis miles. Tlita part of
j the road is single track and handles a
I heavy traffic, the movement of trains
J being assisted by a block telephone
) system. The dispatcher is loeated at
! Hamlet. ? Xoith ? Carolimtr 85 ? mllw
[ Western Electric telephone* and
; nm iIYSm imp-ijrTagc<i VetpeTora ar?5
j used throughout (his equipment.
J There are ii) selector -way stations
"and two siding telephoneslocated in
the weatherproof booths at blind sid
ings. Two 'portable telephones are
provided for wreck cars Those may
be connected to the dispatcher's line
-at -any point bymear.1 of a jointed
Mr. \V. TT William*. Superlnten
ident of Telegraph, who has charge of
the work, states that the telephone
; circuit has worked perfectly ever
! sinc e being put into service. He says
i that the transmission could not~Ue"
| better, and to indicate the character
| of the circuit he has installed, states
j?hatpto<> has heard*-* watch tl(^ over
the entire US miles of the line.
The officials of the road consider
j that the service on this divison has
been very distinctly improved since
adopting the telephone , while the dis
patchers find that they can handle
the business faster, mote t-omprehen
sively and with less fatigue.
! Killed bv His Son
Charlotte. N. C.. Oct. 14. ? Col. j
Robert L- Abernethy, one of the most j
prominent ai>d widely Known farmers
oY_MY>eklenburg county, was shot this'
morning and killed by his son, ac-|
| eorfling to reports rea hing the city. .
i as a result of the son's' interference]
in at", altercation which had occurred 1
between Colonel Abernethy and his ,
wife, and in which the son inter-,
I The repp?i&-which fi?*t readied
[city bringing news of the dreadful
j tragefrs were very meagre and defl-.
| nite details of the affa.. were hard to
? obtain, owing to the distance of the!
1 home of Colonel Aberuethy from the j
| city. ' : 1
Two shots were f.red at the father
i by the son, the report said. The first;
j went wild and faded of Its mark, but;
I tire second was hio:-'- accurately aim- J
: ed and reached a \ital part, causing
I death almost histar.'ly.
Colonel Abernethy was a man of
] many fine qualities, but possessed
1 distinctive peculiar:! its and' had a '
high temper, causing him to lose con
trol of himself eas.iy.
This" morning, it i-_said, an alterca"4
Tion occurred betwren him and his
L'jii uiibfiijptfca lu iM-rure. iLg.rcEar:
said.' and tri^-d to put a stop to It in :
a peaceful manner. Colonel Aber-j
nethy objected to this Interference on ;
his son's part and his anger then '
turne.!-o?- the latf r. firing two shots. 1
1 oil FEVEKItiH.\r.S8 ami ACHING
; Whether from Mauriouc conditions.!
; Colds or overheat::? r. try Hicks* Cap-'
f udine. It .reduces the fever and re-"
I lievea the aching H'a liquid ? 10,j
1*2 5 and 50 cents at drug Stores." "I
HYACINTHS ANI> ALL KINDS OK I
The son,^ being wrought up to a
high pitch, It ia reported, then fired
on hte father, killing him with the
Colonel Abernethy was one of the
most substantial farmers of Meck
lenburg county and lived on his
Hiver Bend ? farm on the Catawba'
river, fourteen miles from Charlotte.
He was about fifty years old and had
spent the greater part .of hia-4ife on
this farm, which he succeeded in
bringing to a high state of develop
ment, nnd.rhrough his close applica
tion- to work ond-ihrouRh his study of i
modern methods of soil tilling he had^
come to be one of the county's most
Charlotte. N. C-. Oct. 14. ? The ex
ecutiTe committee of the Cotton
Manufacturers' Association of North
Carolina declared for cin talliuent
a eaiiea ? nifuiln^ ? hrre today, wfth
President R. M. Miller presiding, and'
furthermore, to O. K. an important
iltp toward rutting out the middle
man and establishing a Southern sell
ing agency for yarns, and declaring
against the practice of consigning
"yarns to c6mmi>sion houses, set tin jj
forth that in the opinion of the com
mittee this had completely demoral
ized the market for yarns. . This is
not the first effort of Southern cotton
mill men to become Independent of
the middle man and sell their yarns
WHAT WILL YOU GIVE
Possibly you don't know that
you hare the widest range for
selection here, and at prices
hiocli lower liian "In smaller
We want to send you our biu
Catalog and convince you that
It is to your interest to buy all
your Jewelry, Watches, Silver
ware, Aic., &c.| liere.
We send goods on approval
for selection, and prepay the
charge* on nil goodii bought
by mail. .
Jewelers and Silversmiths,
(irailby St. and City Hall Axe.
Rest Hotel in the City. Con\>?<
and managed- by Mr. I*. IkrVjr
I>odson. * -*
r.ranhv and Tazewell Sts.,
Kl'ROPEAN PLAN, $1. PKR DAY
Specialties Cigars and Tobacco.
Leiry Bros.' Old Stand.
WE NOW HAVE SOME
Good Jobs in Tobacco
We are expecting tomorrow a shipment of
Nice Red Apples
Send us your orders. Prices alright.
E. R. MIXON & CO.
direct, and the movement ;s pregnant
with meaning at this timf.
Charlotte. N. C., Oct. 14. ? After
braining his father-ln-low with an ax
shortly belore day today at hlsliome,
seven miles from Llncolnton, Ulysses
"Wise walked Inside his^house, from
which his wife and children had Hod
inlerror. and undressing, he set Are
to th^ building and waa_ cremated
half an hour later. He is believed to
have been unbalanced.
?Wise wag a man of some means.
Ho had been .ccting aueerlv lately and
it is believed that his mind was al'
fectea from brooding over a law suit
that was brought against him ?ome
I.ast night he became angry over
some trival matter and kicked one
of his rhlldribn across the room. His
wife seeing that he was mentally
wrong and fearing for herself and
children, sent her oldest son to re
quest her father. Mr. .Hallman, to
come to her. Mr. Hallman came and
was met. In? tha yard by \V1m, who
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^ Only Shoe Store ln>thc City. ^
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attacked him -with an ax, crushing,
his skull and killing him instautly.
This was about 4 o'clock this morn
Mrs. Wise and the children fled
from the house. Wise reentered the
house, undressed himself and .set fire
4o-4fce dwelling. ?
$12,000 IN PRIZES
To be awarded at the
-GREAT STATE FAIR
Oclober 18-23, 1909.
49th Annual Fair will top the list in Exhibits, break
the record in Free Attractions, beat the best in Racing, "
outdo itself in Clean Shows, cap the climax in crowds.
Biggest Midway in the South, No Dust this year, addi
tions to Grandstand, nearly Double Seating Capacity,
5c. Fare on Street Cars, more Special Trains than ever.
Rate, Round Trip for One Fare plus Admission Cou
pon to grounds.
For Premium List and other information apply to
JOS. ?. POGUE, Secretary, Raleigh.
in on^at a .
time if you ^
fc'VhKY FA Kribk IN BEAUFORT AND ttVDE COIINTIFS
the State Fair at Raleigh next week, and his wife
should be his companion.