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__ Do your Xmas Shopping. Don't wait until the
last moment. ? Another litre of Silver Comb anil
Brush Sets. Prices range,
$1.79 to $4.98,
Worth up to $10.00,
J . K. HOYT
Washington's Greatest Store,
| Appreciative Gifts
iXtnas Neckwear just re
ceived in a variety of
styles and colors.
8 Guaranteed Socks 6 pairs
f to box in all colors^ ,
I Handkerchiefs, Collar &
4 Cuff Boxes and many
other things too nu
merous to mention.
' L?on't (in gel that an Ed
ison Phonograph is a
present for the entire
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JIM GETS a NKW JOB? Comedy:
j A HOOLIGAN IDEA? Comedy.
A CHILD'S LOVE ? Hand-Colored
! THE PEKJl'RER ? Drama.
| A GOOD CIGAR ? Comedy.
J TOUL.VS DREAM ? Comedy.
I The drawing for Itmi^hlN prize
Itakeo place at 8.30.
A Store of Gifts
Our store has the Christmas appearance,
gatty bedecked in many suitable gifts for the
V'ff^can make a number of suggestions,
v:s't here would be more convincing.
ii ir'f, a. g'u't for the Men Folks we have
i;. < - 1 w ! iff' iTscf tif, stjch as Handkcr
# ksrehiefs. silk., plain or initial; Hose, fancy
and solid colo r* ; Tics in all the leading styles;
Ttv^' ? 'n all ip.
t!;i' be .t makei.
.LLit'sa gift. far the Women Folks wc are
ihvts yottr headquarters.
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SPECIAL HOLIDAY RATES
AMERICAN.: KORTHAND & BUSINESS
COLLEGE, Durham-, >UC.
-.''.i??-* in the CarolSnas pre -lde-1 over by !nc-oi
-.ynHtor -? fR^lent snara:;^ of lie ni'/cri
tAnplcip < roins<>
92CMMI j -
V kifiji' I'D II IX'.
handed or 'nuUI*-:l !o will be a?*
<?-ptofl for K.\rK VAU'H in
pari payment for Tl'lTlON on any
nnlwr.ltod scholarship purchased of
i:h on or before January l."?, 1910.
Only one coo pott- tK*?'?*pted from.
? ? ? ? ? each person. "
COURSES OF STl'DY:. .Bookkeeping, Shorthand. Typewriting. Tele
graphy. penmanship, Knglfiffi "Brain hes. Etc.
~ Kvpert Faculty ? Railroad Fare Paid ? Powltiong Guaranteed.
l>*te f-expect to enter
We carry a complete line
r? as well as everything
else to be found in an up
Repairing a specialty.
?Vatch Inspector for the N. 6c S. Railway.
SAVINGS AND TRUST BUILDING
REAL ESTATE WAN TED 1 1 I
r ? ? - r
Ttl'.ivt' moved to Washington, N. C.r4fom- Vati ? J.
^ert, Ohio, where t was engaged in the ReafEs- j
^ '' ? ? i ^ ^ ? ..?? . H ? r>nA wtinf - |
engage in the same in Washington, N. u. 1 want
farms and other lands for sale. If you ant to
^sell your farm or lands see me or 'phone
Mina Dare's KjgJ
By MARQARET LYLE
Of course your Christmas day la
aa id the caller?
"you are coirs
away ,or entortalu
ing at home?"
"1 haven't kept
Christmas for sev
eral year*;" re
plied Mr*. Dare ?
? not since my hus
The visitor, who
only Un'eW tPTT
round the beauti
fully _ furnished
.room. Sirs. Dare
im?ii iiiii m was bare'>" 30,,
[5fj \ handsome, 1
wealthy; and yet, |
? 111 a season wii*n ?
the poorest ' get I
some joy Into'
their lives, nhe j
was lonely and
"" Mlna Dare col
ored ftllghtly, aud,
n?-?mlnf to think
added: "Wb had
only been married a year, and on
Christmas day he ? he was killed to
an accident." Even after the lapse
of aeven years she could scarcely
speak with calmness of that dreadful
catastrophe which had robbed her llfa
of all Mght and Mat. "Since then,"
she west on, after a moment's pause,
"I hare never kept Christmas at all;
Mt?T Ancruin. the eaHefi sympa
thized. albeit she thought her hostess
morbid and aelf-lndulaent.
"But atlll? *ha religion* part ef
Christmas day?"., she ventured.
Mrs. Dare shook her head. "We
had been to church In the morning,"
she said, brokenly. "No ? Christmas
day has nothing but pslnful memories
? Miss Alteram spoke a few kindly
words, then passed on to oiher things
?lust before taking her leave she ven
tured. half timidly: "I wonder If I
could ask you to help mo on Christ
mas d.v? We are glvteg a dinner and
entertainment, to u number of the j
very poorest lu the East^'ead. r.nd i: '
tr so di&cu't to get adequate assist
ance." 4 .
"I!" gasped Mina Dare. VI ? !" ,
"Ves. it is jt'.bi such as -yen t!:r.t v,-e ,
nerd. Perhaps you will think i' I
and l?t me k.row i.y r*m>rn:a:; '.vrj
?v. .JnujiU, I Jihou'o "tgr-4c4Tiy n'.'ato- ;
fe:to said goodjjy and wvnt her
- hn- h<vt ,
>o ition in'
nil ^o re
fuse i he request, the.sgh at flrtt aim
felt inclined ;o C?i .-r>. sh-' would
I'fa.I ie <?. ir.r nc'hlug on 1'hrhtDifl*
cay, i?i:d hi%l;-;::r. io V,i\ rMfjr. Tor onu
day In the >??&!??, Mves generally gray !
e'.rJid. w .->-./ ?! r.ot !>?? korplr?
rhrl*1 rc.as." *o :-?r as she v.,*?* e<Sn
eerned. - Sri!J, It wa% more hecauso j
he wps really ashamed to -frt'iise h?r:
frler.d'a roi'.iepi than ftr any b'-tt"f
reahon. that .Mrs. Dar? a' lecath wrotol
and voluntf errd her tcrvfrnT for'
A lor.jj. wide rcoiu, naturally b.ire
eno-.ah. but made briftht itrhh bunting
anil a profusion of holly, mistlotoe,
anil other evergreens; two Ions tables
spread bountifully with Christmas!
fare; and all down the tables ro?$ of |
| pair. thin. but htppy. and for once, j
.at leagt.-elean fares ? these .were what
? Mlna Tjare^aw when the entered with
"Nljss Ancrar.i the h: 11 where some 309
1M.?r ! i 1 1 1 .. aaaa v.. u.Hrg ropnv.i
All were mear.ly dressed;, sone wfrrel
To~aciuul iag?. ? many .wore "barefoot 1
ed; none boasted even decent shoes.]
MIna's heart went out to the little
guests, and she thought with a pang'!
0/ the seven selfish years of brooding
and useless solitude.
? Soon she ..was waiting on the chil
dren." laTktng'to them, even laughing
with thenf. In helping others her own
grief seemed to be soothed ; and she
proved herself an admirable assistant..
After the dinner there was an enter
tainment ? magic lantern, singing and
playing. Mrs. Dare both played and
sang well, and became a huge favor
ite, singing pretty nursery ballads, to
the delight of the youAgsteri. andlfr
companylng other singers. But when
at last the children filed out, cheering
end singing, and Miss Antrum began,
to thank her helpers. Mlna Dare he'd
up her band. "Don't tj^nk me," ahe
said. "You oughrto\rebuke me that
I have never before thought of help
ing to make others happy, whateve#
I might feel myself. I have born
hjppy to-day; all my heart was in Hk
work. I have been selfish ? very)
Christmas which I hope may serve roe,
not at Christies* time only, but
throughout the year."
Mlaa Ancrum clasped the speaker's
hand warmly in her own. "We ha-e
Christ's own promise." ahe aald, aoft
"th*t whoso ministers to his little
JJ* " i eap his
Mlna s eyes tilled with tears of hap
plness and her pretty face flushed as
she turned to go to her home. All the
way through the snowy streets she
murmured Joyfully to herself: "in
asmuch as ye do It unto one of the
least of these ? "
'i-hkm? free; ; "
Ten dollar box candy jflven away.
*UJ^hpJ<M uckjr number? With
given. The one holding the lucky
number will receive the i|10 box of
candy on dlapUy In the cam In front
of our store. See it and try for it. ,
*???? urine |fU
I Mr heMesscoi* *l*e luuimu %
Ue oi Hudnut's j
VortA .Carolina. Beaufort County; In
llwrSuperlor Court. F. T. Phillips
vs. W. A- Bridges.
By virtue of an execution directed
o the undersigned from the Superior
-Qiirt of Beaufort county, In the
Lbove entitled action I will on Mon
lay the 3d day of January. 1910. at,
.he courthouse do<rf*^^ald county at !
12 o'clock m. aelLtotfcc highest |
bidder for "cash to Kan*C?.said exee?-j
Jon all the rTghtr title and interest ;
which the said W. A. Bridge* had on i
rhe 14tl? -day of January. L9QSu_in_j
the following described real estate, ?
lOiirit : -
A certain tract or parrel of land in i
t county. Htnt.- of North. C'ar-|
Dlir.a. and Washington township. "lit
being a part of what is known as thc j
Sparrow land, and sltyated at ihe]
illey/fe they are staked out through !
said tract of land. Beginning at the j
northwest corner of Moor's alley J
where It intersect* Sparrow street,,
239 feet from the center of Gladden
ureet. one of the streets of the town
of Washington, running thence soyth
with Moor's alloy 120 feet, thence
west parallel with Sparrow street 30
feet, thence north parellcl with
Moor's alley to. Sparrow street 120
feet, thence east with Sparrow street
to Moor's alley 30 feet. U being the
beginning. It being a, lot teentlng
Sparrow street^ 30 feet.' Moor's
alley 120 feet, and is the same lot of
land conveyed in a deed from P. W.
Fort and wife to W. A. Bridges, dat
ed Novejnber 28, 190$. and duly re
corded in the Register's office of
Beaufort county and S? referred te
and made a part of this conveyancc."
This the 2d day of December, 1909.
OEO. K RICKS.
Sheriff of Beau Tort County.
Eggs . . .... rrr: . . ? . . . 25c
Chickens, grown 26 to 30f
Spring chickens 10 to 25c
Green salted hides 9c
G. S. hldes^ 8c
Green hides. -7c
Mixed wool . . ? 18 to 20c
Tallow 3 l-?o
Wool, free from burrs 20c
She'erllnga 5 to 10c
Lambskin 25 to 40j.
l.ir.t cotton Al 1-2
Sf?e?i cotton u.iJrt
Cicltt* CAPi ntM: Cttrr* Sick llcad
- ?tiuC *v;
Also N*ervon3 lit- lack?. Travelers'
. Headache r.nd a*'"s from Grip.
Try Capuu!::i ? it'?". liquid ?
effects Izimd'lluiuly. Sold l??-*drug
If you v.aai a reliable remedy for
croup cud pneumonia the mother's
-i^-nevor an.| Goo&c Greasofnr
rheumatism a:, J all ache* and pains.
Praised by thousands, and if you try"
It you will .do the same. Manufac
tured In fUe Goose Crease Liniment
Company. Fcr sale by liardj's Drurr
HELLO, Where Are You Going?
... .. 1
1 o Mrs. Kiev's to have mv Coal Suit ;
cleaned and pressed for X mas; also
my gloves, shr inal^iM my old suit k
look like new.
MRS. LK^A RICE
Postal T^lygraph Otficc. ?
roil HK.\I>_\< HK. ? nick's Capudlm. I
Whether from Colda. H^at. Stom
ach or Nervous Troubles. Capudine
will relieve you. It's liquid ? pleas
ant to take ? act* Immediately. Try
It. 10c.. 25c. and 60^-. at druc stores.
"?ay after day he walked the street.
Looking for .A present for "Wifey"
"I Snow that'll please her most."
^ said he.
"It's Molllsfem ? ftocky ? Mountain
Hardy's Drug "Store.
A woman worries until she gets
wrinkles, then she worries because
she .baa thetn. If sl*e lines Hollls
ter's Hovky Mountain Tea she would
have neiitor^ Improve your lpok"
Drlfcht c>r.i, clear complexion follow
its u ? 1! > R in lift ?Moie>
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the First "National Bank,
of WawMn "ton." will be held Tuesday.
January 11. 1910, between the hours
of fl o'clock a. m. aiti j o'clock p.
m.. for the the purpose of electing
directors for tho ensuing year. ? *
A. M DUMAY,
Jan 11 Cashier.
T". ?' 1 t-. i:,---, L
XMAS FRUITS and CONFECTIONS
. WHOLESALE and RETAIL
Now's the time to purchase them. Don't wait until
just before the holidays. Large supply of Currants,
Raisins. Citron, Grapes, Oranges, Apples. Bananas and
Nuts', all varieties, just received. All fresh and sound.
PAMLICO GROCERY COMPANY
In which to complete your Christmas
Shopping. Better hurry now than to
be in flic ou?h and rush later, We are
waiting for you. ? . :
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Write today for our tan;e illus
trated Catalog of
' CCT-CTAJW, *T.
and welect your Chrtstniaa ^ift*
in your own home.
We sure you trouble and nu.n*
Wo mimI gooda on nfttHtinl, nod
We send goods on approval;
and prepny charge* on all
g?H*i* bought by mail.
Jewelers and Silversmiths,
^Gniubjr St. ami City Hall Ave.
KOItFOMC* v \.
Granby and Tazewell Sts.,
European Plan, $1 per day
L. BERRY DODSON. Mgr.
Rocky asuntain Tea Nuggets
A Bu?i MctMclna for Busi Pao?la.
Brings QolSsn Health a ad fccasae* Viflor.
A itppclMc for Con slimit tern, IikII ;r?*Miou. Liver
lluuobTEa Dm o Comiuvt, JCotliioji, Wi i.
GOLDEN NUGGETS FOR SALLOW P?0PL5
Dr. Hardy's Dm- Store.
50 Per Cent.
50c. Box Paper - - - - 35c.
25c. " " - ? - - 15c.
35c. Paper 18c.
Our entire line of Xmas
Paper Must Go! -
Ton a vi
One Big Show at Tour
Door Twice Daily !
0TOr! LOOK!' LISTEN!
Free to I on ami at Yetu? Doorl ?
A CHRIHTMA? I'REftRNT.
To everyone who will spend $1.00
with mc, Snnta Claus will J>e on the
wagon to give everypnA a present.
Be snre and get yours. This ioffor
begins Decern t>er tvin.
days - only. Remember, everybody
gets full welgfct and honest measure.
If yon don't see what yon* want on
mtirt day In ths week, eterytning
good to eat
The Interested Reatau rant
1 HYACINTH* AND ALL KINDS OF
L PALL AND WINTER*
WeJ??e a fine uaortiMat.' Plant
' eirfe for tlxs be*t rtrolts. Scad for
I new |?ric? lto.
J ^ CHOICE CIT FLOWBR8
| W?Mia( noqncts. Floral netlfni,
'??d Flovrra for all occmIobs. Mail,
| telegraph and telephone order* will
| he proaptljr Ailed toy _
J. L. O'QUINN & CO.,
FliORlSW, RALEIOH. X. C.
Gift Books, Novels, etc,
WM. B. HARDING
Clue !mtt!e HkUriiC, ti.ilrt wafer
frct^. Set* llanly i. urun .-iiore a:l.
"We Have" li"
Anything good to eat
you want for
Walter Credle &
i Co. r.
New Bern. C.
.That Are Gifts
?such as Shoes, Boots,
Bed Room Slippers and
Knight Shoe Co.
The Only Er elusive Shoe Store
in the City.
f Aim* xt
Patronize Your StateV industries
Buy Red Raven Hoje for Men, Women and Chil
dren . ? 25 Cents a pair ? Every ? pair guaranteed
Red Raven Hose is Hyp prouuct of North Carolina, ana
the peer of anyTToseSn America at tht price
... L F- Buck man &Son.
We arc in the Toy business -
thprpfnro Wf ran supply Your
Just received a big line of
Carriages and Wagons
At a very low orice.
Arriving Daily. See them.
H G. SPARROW,
. ? ?. - TIfi .1. fc n 4 /^|au.
F11B IlOmgi OI MQUt vailtg;
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