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WASHINGTON DECEMBER 3. 1909.
UPT THK NEWS FOLLOW.
Parties .leaving town should not
CalLto let Tha^Xews follow them daily
eltb the news ot Washington fresh
and crisp. It will prove a valuable
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ter from home. Those at the sea
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* visitor. ^
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FOREST FHIKS IN NORTH CARO
The North Carol na Geological and
Economic Surrey is now sending out
a.listlft questions to correspondents
regarding the prevalent of forest
fires during the year 1909, and the
#fpre? Imate Injury done by. jthem.
Several months ago a circular tetter
was sedl out fo several of the leading
men In every county of the 8tate,
asking. their assistance in the collec
tion of daia on this scourge of our
forests. They were then told that fn
, qu tries would be' Bent out at the end
?!_ the year, and were asked to look
*at < tor Are -data ajid make notes
? from time to time, so that the list of
oaslljr ?nd fully and with greater ac
The list of questions being sent
out is as follows:
FOREST FIRES IN THE 8TATE OF
NORTH CAROLINA. 1909,
.1. To what county (or township)
do the statistics given below apply?
, 2. How many different forest fires
have you had during tho year 1909?
3. What wafl the total acreage
burned over in yaty* county during
1 bo psat ve^r? ^--Nnftnber of -acres of
forest land "growing merchantable
timber. l> Number at acrcs in aec
ond growth that was not yet me.'*
chaflllHHfl. I. MiinlHi uf umu of tut
4. How much merchantable stand
ing timber has been destroyed by
Are? Give amount in board-*?**.
v wnat a ji ti m uin?rmi?i*WTgy=
t ii? of tho timber as It stood?
<: What Is tho value of all forest
* products such as sawlogs. lumber,
8=1 " ' n " " """ ^""TlYnr
7. What is the value of all im
provements. such as fences, barns.
hourea, mills, etc.. and of live stock
that was d c.s troyed ? ? ?
* Have ariyhuman lives_been lost?
9. STate as close as- possible what
it hnj cost private individuals, lu xi
her companies and otherd to flght
forest fires in yoar coutfty.
10. What were the causes of the
T^o Uiritod States Forest Service,]
; in cooperation with the various State
organisations. Is coV.eoUa* b'mi.'ar
| flats for every State in tjse Union, so
I that the flrat complete renort on tli^s
most important subject shouTO he
before the public early in iSiO..
It lc most desirable that the North
Carolina data be as complete- and
accurate as possible. All correspon
therefore-helng nrgnd to
answer the questions as fully and
cftrsfully as-they can. Unfortunate
ly the list of correspondent Is not
tampietu imnili ? to. insure itpwin
from evqry part of . the State, and if
any one wbo reads this, takes en
ough Jnterost in- tho' present and fu
ture welfare of our forests to make,
him (Mr liar.wUh.ta help In this work/
tlialr assistance will be thankfully
?received. Correspondents can Unfor~
tunately be paid nothing for their
services, but there is -no one thing
fn whtelr they can do so much for
their children and for the future wel
fare, of the State as a whole as ta
furthering this now national and al
most world-wide mdvement for tho
l>ro?ectlon* of our forest wealth.
Quoatlonf blanks wRIT return envel
? um> will be srlsdly furnished on ap-;
pt!-~r.uon to the State Geologist,
<?>*-??! HH1, pi. C., er the answers
u?f'> be sent In to the State Geologist
pn a. po.;tcard or in a letter, number
hom to Correspond with the
"lU?bfr of the question. V
? * A* the charge- of lgnoranco could
Urdty/'be maintained against the
- W York Evening Post it can only
pf ft i^Honai bitterness
so intense as to blind it of*ny power
[r-onaot free him from the reproach
of hnvtiig"ChoiMD to H?(|4h| yor***^ -
thai battled for human bondage/*
?The Baltimore Sun refers to this
?|ur upon General Lee, and ihua re
plies to the recklaas statement:
j "TM Post Is sufficiently intelligent
to know that Lee never did this. He
was not in favor of human bondage,
Uihtct. Tin; Krnit wii^wn Hint 1 .fn innh
command of the Southern army? not
to support hutn^n bondage, .Imt to re
pel the invasion of his native^ State.
iThe Post knows that when I*ee took I
command orthe army slavory was not;
the issue, and Lincoln had given the
distinct assuranc^that it wns-not the
purpose of the north to interfere v^Jth
-slavery. His 'purpose, he said, was to-^
preserve the Union, hnd that alone.
The South was fighting for the right
to leave the Union; and the North w?s
rfightlng to keep it from- leaving the
Union. Emancipation was merely a
move in the game of war, which had
no official endorsement when Lee
took command. It is singular how
the "New York Evening Post yet holds
Ion to-ita sectional bitterness and
seek? t opervert . and. misrepresent ,
history "when everywhere else ? both
North-. amLSoulh;-*. we hear lhe_echo_|
of General Grant's words, 'Let us
liave peace.' " ? Norfolk" Ledger-Dis
81mpl? Rules for 8elf-Protectlon.
The commissioner's warning and
suggestions havo reference? not ohly
to grip butJtp tonsllim'. bronchitis,
colds and pJiumo^Ia. He asks nothing
imposslbleHpr difficult of- the average
perso^dpe expects no sacrifice, no
givli?upof cherished habits. As he
well says, the prjee of immunity or of
health is not high. In fact, a little
thought and a little firmness is all
that he asks, and the "price" spells ?
mere enjoyment- and fuller life la the-}
Moderation In eating and drinking,
a reasonable amount of exercise,
walking in the open air, ventilation or
houses and offices, av&idance of over*
heated places and excessively heavy.
and feasible forms of "Insurance"
which he prescribes. To know them
should be to adopt them. ? Chicago
j R^jrtl-Herald. >.
It Might Be Either.
? bony, lank village youth of artls- 1
tic bent, who was sniffed at by his'fel- j
low natives, finally disappeared from
his usual haunts. He was missed
chiefly because his peculiar personal
appearance was bound, attract at..-^
tehtlon wherever it was exhibited.
No one seemed to know whither the
lad had gone, till the storekeeper, re?
j turning from a visit to a near-by city,
announced that he had discovered his
VI fouad him!" he proclaimed. "He
j wo* in the art museum."
"As a curio," inquired one, **or as
n object of art?"
And So Got Riches.
An unfeeling monster of a man?
j although a writer in the Atlhison
asked at a' little gyening gathering to
tall what book had helped him most.
"My 'wITe'i mok-po oi." no replied,
aft ar snmn thmighf i
All the ladles present bridled, and !
one asked him in what way his wife's
cook-book had helped him ? would he |
not tell them In a few words?
?viXo& as soon as ~T m arrledr" he I
said, "I made up my mind I'd rather j
work than eat."
HartPto Be All Things to All Men.
Do not think that your learning and
genliii. Mill Wll Ul BtJl l&Ullliiuue mm
welcome everywherei I was once told ,
that my company was disagreeable 1
-fmcause I appeared so uncommonly '
happy. ? Zimmerman.
London's Last Wooden ?uITdtnot*
It is anounced that with the re
moval of a row of frame buildings not
>frl1off, the lait
wooden buildings within tne metropo
litan dlgtrtct of London will shortly
Fast Finger Talk.
A deaf and dumb person who It
fairly expert at finger language can
?peak about forty-three words per
minute. In the same spaca of time a
person in possession of speech will
nrobablv noeak * ?
VlLES CTURKD IN 6 TO 14 DAYS
PAZO OINTMENT la guaranteed to
cnrw any ease of Itching, Blind, Bleed
Tng-ur Piuui|dmg piles In t to 14
day* or money refunded. 6O0.
Enemies of the Rubb?r-Tr?o.
i liwt don! of attentlun has i?
cent!* been given ~W ihe cultivation
of rubber, on account of the continual*
I7 Increasing demand for it. Prof.
Francl? E. Lloyd point* out that "the
Inevitable struggle el man with nat
ore** baa already- manifested Itself In
this new field. Already a considera
ble number of paraaltlc enemies bare
' TlWU aigiuipiwl. 1 1 ? liuuu mil Fgiuu ap
nrtlTilff laraslv concentrated upon
cultivated rubber-trees." ~Jt Is an
other problem for science' to - deal
* If trim friendship playe any part
when you have purchased your
Christmas presents and on yoy way
home passing Baker's Studio you will
And you have iqadea mistake if voiir
friend hadn't rathorhfive a nice pho
tograph of yourself than anything
else you could imagine then.l would
think he Is not worthy to be called
your friend. Bauer's Studio.
WRIGHT BUGS. IN THE HO ."VIE. |
If you want * reliable remedy for
croup and -pneumonia the aothei-'r
Joy never fails, *nd Gooae Grease for
rheumatism apd all aches and pains.
Praised by'Thousands, uud If you Try
it you will do the same. Manufac
tured by the Goose Grease Liniment
Company. . For sale by Hardy's Drug
L_ Because of cold weather ahd prin
cipally because a majority of our re
tail customers take ice only every
other day, we will after. December
4 th send out' our wagon only on
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and
Saturdays through the winter sea
son. Yours truly,
? CRYSTAL ICR r.n
FOR FEVERISH NiSSS and ACHING
Whether from Malarious oonditlcns.
Colds or overheating, try Hicks' Cap
udine. It reduces the te\ier and re
lieves? t ha aehlngT^? It'a I'gniri- ? 10,
2&Vnd B(. cents at dru^ stores.
Healtv depnds. as nature shows,
Mf>re on the interior than most
Keep your system from Impurities
By using Holllster's Rocky Moun
| ? Hardy's Drug Store.
Everybody read this:
Every morning and evening our
wagon will he at vonr door load
Id-kith everything good to eat,
H/TafALi. Mi. Hole
, Corned Hog-heads,
Corned Meats, r '
CI>iMQt ? ? ?
Chicken: , old and young,
Everthing that can be ft uud
on a vegetable wagon.
Look for this wagon every
day. Aptilite man to wmi r. . uu;
he will give everybody good, iicn
est measure, if you rfon'j belike
us try the man today, and i( the
goods suit you tell others, if not
tell us. And if you don't see what
you want on the wagon, 'phone
146. We have it.
Greatest Restaurant You
Ever Saw. j
It you are looking for GLASS ?uJ CItOCKEI
WARE, TOYS and other Holiday Goods, coi
to see us. f, W. PhitlipS Co. /
The Lo vliest Place Y hu F.vw Saw?
Swamp and Highlatyd Farms
~A. C. HATIIA-WAY, Washington^ N. Cr
"Leon Wood TMEMBKRS X. Y. COTTON EXCHANGE James W.
J. LEON WOOD & CO.,
? BANKERS and BROKERS >?. ?
fSTOCKa. BONOS. COTTON, GRAIN and PROVISIONS.
1~ 73 PLUME STRF.lwT, CARPENTER BUILDING, NORFOLK, VA.
Private Wires to N. Y. S'ock Exchange. N. Y. Cottor>Exchan?c, Chicago
Board of Trade and otherFinanrial Cemfcrs.
correspondence respectfully solicited, Investment and Marg'nal
accounts given careful attention.
ftEAL ESTATE WANTED ! ! !
1 have moved to Washington, RL C., from Vaa
Wert, Ohio, where I was engaged in the Real Es
tate business for more than thirty years, and will
engage in the same in Washington, N. C. I want
farms and other lands for sale. If you want to
sell your farm or lands see me or 'phone
Washington, ';N. C. 'Phone 85.
Office, with C. D. Parker, Havens-Small Building.
HARRY K. WOLCOT and H. M. KERR. Receiver*.
DIRECT THROUGH TRAIN SERVICE BETWEEN ALL POINTS T
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. AND VIA NORFOLK TO ALL
EASTERN' CITIES. SCHEDULE IN KFPftC ?' SKIT. 1ST. -
TRAINS LEAVE WASHINGTON
? ?'"?< EXPRESS:
l" 40 A V., dully, except Sunday, for MacIwfrTwrry, Edenton. Eliza
beth City, Norfolk, connecting with' all lines North, East and' West.
Arrives Norfolk 4-25 P- M., connecting rt Mack-ys Ferry for Belhaven
and Columbia Branches.
1 nn v iy excent Sunday, for Mackeys Ferry and Intermediate
7.15 A. M d. Iy for. Greenville, Farmvllle. .Wilson. Raleigh and Inter
mediate ??? tlens \rrlve Raleigh 11.27 A. M. Connects art Wilson
and Greenville with A. C. L. R. R.
5.25 P. M. daily, except Sunday, for Greenville, FumvlPe. Wilson. Ral
- eigh and intermediate stations. Arrive Raicigh 'J. 37 P. M. Connects
at Farmvllle with East Carolina R. R. for all points North and South.
9.55 A. M. daily except Sunday for New Born.
5.15 P. M. dally exccpt-Sunday for ew Bern, Morehe.ad City, Beaufort
and Intermediate points. Connects at New Born at. 7.30 P. M. (dally),
for Oriental and intermediate stations. Connects at New Bern at 6.45
P. M. daily for Klnston and Goldsboro.
-5.30 P .V dally except. Suadaj.fiir P nplnwnTafc llir.vao and intermediate ,?
"'"I...",'",' 'rV:: "
apply, to T. H. Myers. Tichi-t Agent.
U. L. Ill III, l.v.i. U , . A. ? ,, 4
K^T. LAMB. GEN. MGR., NORFOLK, VA.
P i! ; ' ; vb^>JTT
Teachers' Training School
'? anj^igjnc,,, nc?"anj'moi'f"n.' sin" j| !
^Eslabltoid and maintained by fhc Suu. |(,r ,he ^ m.?
and h nntrn whn n irh lu ihrmsdi - '-t ;hn ;t-I "r_-j.
SesSION OPENS OCTOBF.R 5TH, I ?>???.
vj For prospectus arul Information, addrc.ss ROUT. H. V. RIGHT.
^ President, Greenvflle. N. C.
Money saved is money made!
11 Junior Lamp burns 2 fee} of Gas peF
i 50 Candle Power of Light, where an
^ n? .6 feet of Gas and gives 20Candle Pow
i mucli do you save?
Fowle Memorial Hospital
RATE, 1 cent per word.
to ads. may br tcct
To insure prompt attention all adver- 1
I tlMmmti should be in busines^-OTfice j
' by 12.45 m. Ads. by m essen -
phone or mill given careful attention.
iKVIt FASHIONS AT (I.AItKS III',-!
KTKMKilt U'lffitt A N l> T Y 1? K.
Miss Bcu'.ah Tbomason
Chamber of Commerce
iTEtECIttpii rt?%HsTsT A RTS .1 W
j uury 1st. Excellent 'bppurtuiiity.
j For particulars cjill at Western
1 .I'n'.ou Telegraph Office* or write
| W. S. Greon.
no.VT k>i;ckt TO ASK FOR YOIR ;
: votes on the ' big doll at J.
>1 \M l'A< MJUiliS' HI! SAI.I:. I>K- '
comber -Cth- .las. E. Clark CoT
[NOTICE ? SMALL ROX MISSIXqI
i containing eye glasses and frames,
i A liberal reward will be given when
I returned to Dr. H. W. Carter, cor
ner of ?Tsli! ciTd Cm'dden streets.
jWOM^HFl L VALI KS IX FIRS AT
| Jan. E. Clark Co., December 6tb.
|T?IK OLD RKLIAIiLE, HELL. THK '
Jeweler, has Just returned from I
Now York. See his stock before !
buying. lie has some great bar- 1
rOSLY 24 MOIIK l>.\YH TO VOTE (fS~
the lovely large doll at J. K. JHoyi's.
j One vote for every iuc cash pur
A NOTRE DAME LADY2L AETEAL.
To all knowing sufferers of rheuma
tism, whether muscular or of Ifie
Joints. sciatica, lumbagos, backache,
pains in the ? kidneys? or neuralgia
pains, to write to her for a home
treatment. ''Which has repeatedly
cured all of these tortures. She feels
It her duty to send it to all sufferers
FREE. You cure yourself lit home as
thousands will testify ? no change of
climate being necessary. ThlH sim
ple discovery banioheo th? uric mM
from the blood, loosens the stiffened |
joints,' purifies the blood, and bright
ens the eyes, giving elasticity and
tone 'o the whole system. If the
abinc Intoi'uiitK you. for prcof address
Mrs. M. SummerS, Box R, Notre}
posed of Ibo moft tfi-.-clivc
remedies knovn la tucdictoe
lor the trcatinri<t o( cough*.
cok3?. bronchitis and alicEi-st
auctions. and has become
i ccutury <
At Drugglata, 25 Centa
?'VA'. isiks aajFau. KIXIMOF
K.^l.l \'.l> wivrri;
?kUe lime a fine ufisortment. I'lant
?V) f ' the best re?alt*. Sen<l for
n? )r , na^e list.
CHOICE CUT FLOWERS
A V eilding I}oquets, Floral Design?
"?''I Wower? for nil oeenttkms. Mail,
telegraph and telephone orders will
be promptly tilled by
J. L. O'QUINN & CO.^
WfliasTS. UALEIGH, X. c.
Reeky Mountafn lea Nugget*
* B?s, People' '
Golden Health snS Honeyed Vigor.
..,1 v 1 .C "r C?f,llL'*,,0?. ImllBt.iilon, Llm
'u Mqh Plo> P?W. Eoifma, Impure
l'n.i tilf ^ Rreaih.8lnKir.iih Bowels. Headache
1,4 * box- Genuine tn?<!? by
IIou.i-.er Daro Compamt, Madison, Wis.
GOLDEN NUGGETS FOfl SALLOW PEOPU
Mi !CAL CASE5
i.miiii, 25 per
Wald^JargC an^ify. per
Mms JULIA a. SMITH,
Supt. of Nurses.
.. ? __
H. W. CAP'EER, M. D.
Prat'ticc Limited to Diseases of the
Eyt- K?r. No??- and ThKkK.
Hours: 9-IJ A. M Cor. Main and
?PHONI ,'kI: W,l?-^."y1r~
Dr. I. M. Hardy
- DR. H. SNBl L ? ?
Office corne?<)f Maia and
Respass Streets. Phone 100
Washington, N. C.
U.S. WARD JUNIUS 1>. CRIMES
WARD & GRIMES
VVe practicc in the Courts of the First
Judicial District, and the
John H. Small. , a. D. MacLcan.
SMALL, MAC LEAN &
Washington, North Carolina.
w. D. GRIMES
Washtniireif. XorTR CarolinaT
Piactices in all the Courts.
Win. u. Itcxlmun. Wiley C. Kotlman.
RODMAN & RODMAN
Washington, N. C.
W. M. BONO, Edenton. N. C.
? "NORWOOD L. SIMMONS
BOND & SIMMONS
Washington, North Carolina.
Practice in all Couits.
W. L. V41nJ1.u1 W' A. 1 noaipmn
VAUGHAN & THOMPSON P
Washington aod Aurora, N.'C.
Practice in all the courts.
H. C. CARTER, JR.,
Washington, N. C.
Office Market Street.
-Office over Daily News,
.Washington. H. C.
COLLIN ?1. HARDING
""" " HI UU., DUilLIIIIU
Rooms 3 and 4.
WASHINGTON, n. c:
- STEPHEN C. BRAGAVV
Attorney and Counselor
Washington, N. C.
? ? i
G. A. PHILLIPS & BRO.,
And Plate (Glass
~TN S U R A N C E :
J- ^nd P. B. MYERS
[The J. H. Simmons Marble
and Granite Co.
Prices and Work Right.
WASWNQTON^N. C. ^
WHITE - BARBER - SHOP
The only firm-class white shop in city. I
A trial will convince anyone of reu* j
onable Judgment. We have 3 chairs,
a first -ciaas white barbers. Safifactloai 1
assured. Opposite Postal office. ? - ?
I A. fl DKAITCHON,
C. MORGAN WILLIAMS
Buy Your ,
HORSES and MULES ' !
geo. h. hill;