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WASHINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, FEB. 8, 1M6.
Judging from the way the oystermen are said to be destroying
the crop of bivalves in this section, it ^*6n't be long before the price
of oysters will vie with that of gasoline.
It is hoped thut a largo number of citizens will be present at the
Chamber of Commerce meeting that is to be "held tonight. The
question of securing factories for Washington will undoubtedly bt
brought up and this is too important a matter for two or three iuec
to consider bv themselves.
In spite of the fact that Germany has one view of the Lusitanin
case and the United States an entirely different one, both appear to
be absolutely positive that they are right.
If there's going to be so much fuss over that word "Illegal," we
suggest that they spell it "ileegal" and let it go afc^hat.
The war department has vetoed the improvement of the upper
Neuse river. We "sup pose that the Kins ton Free Press and the Golds*
boro Argus will veto the department's army plan, just to be spiteful.
New Bern evidently thinks that there is a good deal of profit to
be derived from Proffitt's talk. We feel the same way over here
about it. ^r%
It'll about time for the gong to ring and announce die beginning
of the local political campaign. Judging from present inactivity,
most of the prospective candidates must fed that it's too cold to
throw their hats in the ring and go bareheaded.
Yesterday a delegation of fifty men appeared before the board of
county commissioners to protest against the board issuing $50,000
bonds for road purposes in Chocowinity township.
The affair has been turned into a huge joke and probably a large
number of those who were included in the d? legation are somewhat
ashamed of themselves today.
? Instead of investigating matters, those who wero at the head of
the delegation acted upon vague reports and rumors. They evidently |
made no attempt to find out whether their source of information was
accurate or not. If they had, the body of men would never have
appeared a? the court house yesterday and made themselves the sub
jects of ridicule and laughter. ^
There been many humors ? most of them without foundation;
? circulating throughout Chocowinity recently. One of them was
that ex-Sheriff Ricks was to be engaged at a sum of one or two hun
dred dollare a month and all he would have to do would be to drive
around and keep a general eye on things. Other reports, equally
absurd, were passed around from mouth to mouth.
No one is going to force good roads upon Chocowinity. Wash
ington township is willing to do all it possibly can to assist Choco
winity in securing better roads, but if the people across the river
cannot see the advantage of improved highways, if they are afraid
to trust themselves or their neighbors by voting for a bond issue, if
they want the same condition of roads as they have now to continue
forever, why, thsy are perfectly at liberty and welcome to have them.
W reoeive, from time to time, a number of obituary notices with
the request to publish them. Many of those who sent in these notices j
are tmdoubtedly wondering why they never saw their articles in print.
For their benefit, we desire to explain.
Most of the obituaries which wo receive, begin something on tihe
"As the King of Day arose from his nightly couch
and slowly made his ruddy face to appear above the
dusky horizon, the immortal soul of Mrs. left
ita place of worldly abode and, winging its way aloft
through the azure skies, passed through the pearly gates
of the Heavenly Kingdom where throngs of angels
awaited to greet it."
The proper way to have expressed the above idea would have been
to say: "Mrs. died early this morning."
The notices we receive are often ten or fifteen pages in length and
continue in the same strain as the above. Towards tKe close, they
usually contain several verses of poetry.
Tt is well enough to pay some tribute to a departed friend in one
or two sentences, after having given a resume of his life and those
who survive him, but when some account appears in which the de
ceased is written up in the style we quoted, it not only makes the
writer of the article but also the departed one appear ridiculous.
Tn the future, we will have to request that when articles of the
"flowery type" are desired to be published, payment for same, at the
regular advertising rates, be sent therewith. We have one or two
notices on our desk at the. present time.
The following obituary, according to our view, is to be preferred:
"A. A. Smith, aged 74, died at his home on Main
street this morning. Death was due to pn<*umonia.
The funcvil service* will be held from the Methodist
dinrch tomorrow at 2 o'clock, Rev. B. B. Jones officiat
ing. Interment in Woodlawn cemetery.
"The de$ea*wd was a prominent business man of this
community. He was born in Btaksville ? (account of
life and business career). He ia survived bf ?V"
DVERT1SEMENTS IN THE
DAILY NEWS GIVE RESUll
Need of Conservation of the Health
Men of Middle Age
B, IX EL H. LEUTNS!OCORWIN.N~ Y?i Acacias? o< M?*
?? T^ICF ?
CM AREFCL governmental and private statistical atudiee hire astab
lithivl beyond doubt that the comparatively higher tendency of
tfcort.ilitv begins in middle life AND IS ALREADY STRIK
INGLY NOTICEABLE, AT THE AGB OF FORTY, AT THE PHBI
OD OP GREATEST "USEFULNESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE
The experience of li Jr insurance companies confirm* the infill falls ,
which an to be drawn ffom official mortality reports. Students of this
grave sociological phenomenon estimate that in the last thirty yean fit*
mortality Tate of this oountry has increased at least >0 per cent among
.people above the age of forty and th&t the increase has not yet reached
a culmination point, aa deaths ffom degenerative maladies are increasing
from year to year.
A MILLION INSTANCE* COULD U CITED TO WOW THAT A MAN
It AT HIS HIT IITWItN THC AON OF FORTY ANO UXTY-PIV*.
< The youngest president of the United States was forty-two Then be
was inaugurated, and, with five exceptions, all the net were between
fifty and sixty-five. The world's greatest writers, muaiciana and ect?n
have practically' all done their best work after forty. An ever increas
ing death rate at forty and over, ia s tremendously serious subject for
I mankind to ponder.
Trade Struggle WitK Europe Bound to
Come When War Is Over
Br WILLIAM & KJES. Vice Present NuduI City Bwk.
New York City
EUROPE is already anticipating the future and is arranging for the
trade struggle that is bound to take place when the war ends. The
significant and ominous fact that, stands out above all others in
the present situation is tfcat we will be confronted with a rising wage
6cale and a tendency toward increased living standards at the very mo
ment when our competitors bv force of necessity WILL BE OBLIGED
TO REDUCE LI VINO STANDARDS AND TO KEEP WAGBS
AT A MINIMUM.
Unless it iB solved or unless some means are found of offsetting our
great handicap in labor costs we shall, when the nations of Europe again
become active competitors, lose not only, the foreign markets now open to
us by force of circumstance, but our domestic markets as well.
WAGE8 MUST BE FIXED IN ALL INSTANCES WITH THE IDEA Q?
ENABLING PRODUCTION TO TAKE PLACE ON SUCH A BASIS AS TO
PERMIT 8UCCE88FUL COMPETITION WITH FOREIGN MANUFACTUR
ERS AT HOME AND ABROAD. ?* * *t
Is First of Republican Candidates
for President to Retire
From the Race.
Washington, % Feb. 8. ? Senator
John Wingate Weeks, of Massachu
setts, has developed the first pair of
"cold feet" among the Republican
aspirants for presidential honors. If
reports are to be credited the Bar
State man figures himself out of the
running and is about ready to quit.
It wsb learned from a reliable
source that Senator Weeks has held
numerous conferences witlfc friends
during the last few days"^wtth the re
I suit that he has convinced himself
he does not possess the qualities nec
essary to attract support in 'the Chi
j Senator Lodge and Former Sena
, tor W. Murray Crane, of Massachu
setts, are said to be among those
who reluctantly advised Senator
Weeks that he wan riding to a fall.
While having great respect for the
opinions of Lodge and Crane, Sena
tor Weeks is said to have sought the
views of others.
As the story Is told. Senator Weeks
was shocked to learn that nearly
every one with whom he talked
agreed that his chances of landing
the Republican nomination were a
bout one in a thousand. 8ome, how
ever, advised him to stay In the race
for a while longer on the theory that
his retirement now would further
complicate an already muddled sit
Mrici of Mother no Doubt Pro
Teats Daughter'! Uatirsety Eoi
Ready, Ky.? " i w*s not able to 4c
anything lor ntariy six months," write!
Mrs. Laura Bratcher, of this place, "and
was down in ted tor three months.
I cannot tell rou how ! suffered wit*
my head, and with nervousness and
Our family doctor told my husband h<
could not do ore any food, and be had
to give H up. We tried another doctor,
buttie did no) help me.
At test, my mother advised me to take
Cardul, the women's tonic. I thought
H was no use for 1 was nearly dead and
nothing seemed to do me any good. But
I took eleven bottles, and now I am able
lo do at) of my work Md my ows
I think Cardts ? fbs best medicine Is
lis world. My wefgM Ma KlUtotd,
and I look the picture ok health. "
If TOO suffer from say of the ailments
icoUar Jo wome^ get a bottle.# Csrdui
la the past 50 yrira.
CUT THIS OUT ? It Is Worth Mamej
DOhTT MISS THIS. Cut out thl?
slip, enclose with 6c and mail It tc
Foley & Co., Chicago, III., writing
Four name and address clearly. Toe
will reoelve In rfeturn a trial pack
age containing Foley's Honey and
Tar Compound, (or lagrlppe, coughs
c&lds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills
for lame back, weak kidneys, rheu ,
matlsm, bladder troubles, and Fqle>
Cathartic Tablets, a wholesome and
thoroughly cleansing cathartic, foi
constipation, biliousness, headache
snd sluggish bowels. Davenport'*
Employer ? How dareyun tell tueyu
can'l live ou your salary? You haven'
a car. huve yon? Employee? No, ab
Employer ? Sufficient! Every fellov
who really can t live on his malar;
ha*!? New York Globe.
NOTICE OF SALE,
j By virtue or execution to me is
sued out of the Superior Court ol
Beaufort County on Judgment In
Carolina Distributing Company vs
E. T. Harris and L. P. Harris, trad ,
Ing 'as E. T. Harris & Company, 1
will sell at the Court House door of
| Beaufort County, at public auction
for cash to the highest bidder, s'
noon on March 6. 1916. all the right
title and Interest of the said L. P
Harris and E. T. Harris In that tract
of land whereon L,. P. Harris and
wife now live, containing 110 acres,
more or Iobs, beginning ^n tp
Washington and Leachvllle road jt
J. W. Jefferson's Southeast corner,
being at the Oden lead'dltch, and
running with said road in a South
erly direction to Llnde Wlndley'f
corner in the division among the
heirs of John I. Rowland, thence
with her line in an Easterly direc
tion to the line of J. T. Nicholson,
thencc In a Northerly direction with
the line of J. T. Nicbblson to J. W
Jefferson's oorfier, (hence In a West
wardly direction with JefTersou's.
line to the beginning
This January 28,
W. B. WIK
Sheriff of Beat
NOTICB OP HALB.
Under and by virtu* of power of
sale contained In a certain mortgage
from John Foreman to the under
signed Frank H. Rollins, dated Oot.
8th, 1908, which la duly recorded la
the office of the Reglater of Deede of
Beaufort County, In Book 128, page
242, to which reference la made, the!
undersigned will, on the lat day of I
March, 1916, at 12 Nooa, sell, at |
public auction, before the Court
Mous* door ot Beaufort County, for
caeh, the following described real
In that part of the Town of
Washington/-, N. 0.. known aa Van
Nord' n Town, and on the North aide
i of Fifth Street, between Van Norden
Street and Bridge Street and begln
nlng on the North at de of Fifth
Street at the Southeast corner of
the land wold by Fanhto H. Bryan to
Nlcey Foreman on June 2 lat. It 04,
see deed recorded In Book 128, pace
248, Beaufort County reeorda; therce
Northwardly with Nlcey Foreman's
line to the To-wn TMtch; thence iast
wardly with the aald ditch 41 feet
and 4 Inch**! thence Southwardly
parallel with Van Norden gtreet to
(Fifth Street: thenoe Westward ly
with Fifth Street 41 feet and 4 In
ches to the beginning. Jt being the
?urn- lot of land oonveyed by Fan.
nle H Bryan to lots Foreman by
recorded In Book 128. page
848, Register^ 0?ee ef Beaufort
County, *?lch l? her shy referred to
for fcrther deearlftten
Thle Jan. IMS, 111!
' <ih^e<>,32?e'e?mwl and .11 otben
T. U??. th. ftbove-named petl
?Jonor AM la the office ot th* (
at the Superior Tourt of Boa
Coutj ? petition to have Mrt.io
load, (herein dMcrltwd reffttered
and confirmed pursuant to Chapter
96 of the Public Lew* of 19 IS. end
-hat summon* has been issued, re
turnable at th* office of the Superior
Court of Beaufort County on the 3rd
lay of April, m?. when and where 1
he eald parties are required to be
ind answer eald petition and assert!
*nj interest or eiaim they may hare
n and \o said iand. said land being
iltuate in Washington Township,
Seaufort County. State of North
Carolina, and is particularly describ
ed as follows, to- wit:
Beginning at a water oak and Iron
ixle in the edge of the Lagg'tt*
?anal; running thence down the
Canal the various oourses to Shooi
ng Swamp; thence down Shooting
3wamp to its mouth; thence down
Poplar Branch to its mouth In Hors
Pen Swamp; thenoe Northward op
Horse Pefe Swamp to the mouth of
* branch; thence Westwardly up the
Branch to an Iron post, corner be
tween the Eureka Lumber Company
ind the iand formerly owned by M.
1. Cratt; thenoe North tl 3-4 de.
trees West 66 S-B polee to an Iron
-?ost In Long Pont; then North 17%
East 96 po'.es to an iron post; thro
South 87 U East 191 2-5 Doles t r
an iron post; thence South 82 hi
East 80 1-6 poles to an iron poet;
thence South 66 East 88 3-6 poles
to two pines, a futn and Iron stake
la the Buck Pond; then North 89
Bast 18 8-6 poles to an iron stake:
than North 46 1-4 East 18 polos to
an Iron stake; then North 48 ft East
9 1-6 poles to an Iron stake; thenc*
South 66 1-4 East 86 H poles to ar
!ron post*, thence South 41H Wee
I8H poles to an Iron poet; thenc
South 68% Bast 31 1-8 poles to ar
,'rcm poet; thence South 66 8-4 Ess
88 1-6 poles to an iron post and
rock; thence to the beginning, con
talnlng 816 acree, according to so*
rey made by 8. Peele and John B
Reepass in July 1918 and Norem
Igie defendants abore named and
all others to ittRrar It mar concen
tre hereby notified that the petition
er will apply to the Court upon thr
return day of eald summons for such
relief aa it may be entitled.
Witness my hand this the 30th da:
of January, 1916.
GEO. A. PAUL.
Clerk Buperlor Court.
NOTICE OF ?ALE.
Under and by virtue of the auth
orlty contained In a judgment of the
Superior Court of Beaufort Count}
. n an action entitled W. B. Rodmar
>?. J. T. Bland, rendered at the Jan
1a ry Special Term 1916, tbe under
tlgned Commissioner will on lion
lay, February 21st, 1916, sell at th<
Court House door In Beaufort Coun
y to the highest bidder for cast
hat certain property la the town o.
Washington on the South side o:
Second street, being Lot No. 10 o:
he property formerly owned by 6
T. Nicholson which was subdivided
?ap of said property being of recor*
n the offlce of the Register of Deed
if Beaufort County In Book fo6, at
?age 600, said lot beings bounded o.
he East by the property of C. F
vVarren, op the North by Secom
street and on tbe West by Lot No. 11
This the. 20th day of January
W. B. RODMAN, JR..
NOTICE OF BALE.
Under end by virtue of the autb
orlty rested In the qnders(gne<
Commissioner, duly appointed 4n s
special proceeding pending In the
Superior Court of Beaufort County,
entitled Washington-Beaufort Land
Company, Inc., vs. Caroline Wilkei
et al, the undersigned will proce*
to sell at the Court House do or o
Beaufort County ta^fhe highest bid.
der for cash o^Tuesday, Februar
22nd, 1916, at IS o'clock noon, all
of that- certan tract or parcel or
land In Washington Township, whlc!
Is described in tie petition filed ti
said cause, as follqjgsr
Situate in North Carolins, Beau
fort County, Washington Township
beginning at a poplar, John L
Phillips' corner (formerly Beth La
tham's corner); running thenc
Northwardly with said Phillips' Un
to a lightwood stake In Beb*e'? line
thence Northeastwardly with Bebee'?
line to a pine stump; and thepc
Southwardly to a gum, the David La
tham corner; theoce Westward!?
with the run of a branch to the bp
ginning, containing fifty (SO) acret
more or leee. It being that tract o'
land conveyed and described by th
following deeds, all of which ar?
made a part hereof and recorded li
Beaufort County records in book'
and pages referred to, and are hert
in referred to, for a more complete
description of ' said lands.
(1) Edward P. Leggftt to Arch
bell Whitley, deed dated Dec 21
1264, recorded la Book 22, at pagr
(2) Arehbell Whitley and wife
to "Ashley Ball and wife. Emily E
Under and by virtue of the power
of tele contained in e deed or trust
txecutrd to m?. the undersigned
trustee, by Mareellus Wallace and
wife. Lucy Wallace, said deed being
dated February 6th, 19 IB. '.and ef
record tn the offlco of the Register
of Deeds of Besufort County tn Book
165* pate 6*9, I will sell at public
auctiop. to the highest bidder for
cash at the Coprt House door In
Beaufort County en Tuesday. Feb
ruary IS, 1916, th? property con
veyed tn said deed of trust, being
therein deeerlbed as follows: ?
Beginning at the mouth of the
little branch on the West., sidp 9t
Martin's pooosln, running tbenoe
with said pocoeln Westwardly to
O. D. Myers* line, thence with his
line to the Washington and Ply*
mouth Road, thence with the ssJd
road Woetwardly to the division lfsr
of Thomas L. Waters and Artillery
Waters, thenes with said line South
to the Sol. Blount branch, and thenfce
with said branch to the PubHc Road
No. 14, thence Bast with said road
to J. O. Jefferson's line, thence with
said Jefferson's line to Andrew
Woolard's llns. thsnee with Wool
ard's line to the little branch, thenoe
with said branch to the beginning,
containing 160 afrea more or lsea,
and being the sams tract of land
conveyed by T. I. Waters cud others
to Aritllery Waters by deed dated
February 2nd. 1909, and duly re
corded in the office of the Register
of Deeds in Beaufort County in Book
161, page 49*.
SECOND TRACT: All of their
right, title and Interest In that cer
tain tract or parcel of land which
was oonveyed to the partlee ef th?"
! flrst part hereof by the Washington
Beaufort Land Company, by deed,
which Is duly recorded In the office
of the Register of Deeds of Bean
fort County In Book 166, page 160.
? Saving and excepting out of the
Irst described tract or parcel of land
that small tract conveyed by Artil
lery Waters to -W. H. Waters b
deed dated Jafeusry 16th. lOili and
recorded in the office of the Regis
ter of Deeds of Beenfort County In
Book 171, page 641.
This the SOth day ef Jaanery,
W. B. RODMAN, JR..
By vlrtoe of the power of sale
oontaincd In deed of trust to me ex
ecuted by Stephen V. Sawyer and
wife, dated March 16, 1906, and re
corded in the Register's office of
Beaufort County in Book 166, page
176, which Is hereby referred -to, 1
will sell at public auction for cash
to the highest bidder at the Court
House door of Beaufort County, on.
Monday. Fsbruary 28, 1916, at noon,
hat tracb or parcel of land in- Rich
land Township, Beaufort County,
Adjoining the lends of L. R. Mayo,
Whllldln Springer and others, ds.
Scribed as' follows:
Beginning on ths Springs Creek
oad at the center of a new road
called the Campen road, and run
ning with said Campen road North
17 Bast to a branch of Peach Orch
ard Out, thence a Southeastward ly
?ourse with the branch of the gut
?.o the fork of said gut; thsnee with
'be other branch of said gut to Its
headf* thence with the Northward
prong of a branch making into said
gut to a bridge "where said branch
crossee the Springs Creek road;
thence with said road to thn Campen
?oad, the beginning, containing
welve acres, more or less.
This Janusry II, 1916.
WHILLDIN SPRINGER, JR.
H C. CARTER. JR.. Atty. -
By virtu* of * power of sale con
's Inrd in a mortgage dM<l txMaUdi
b y Sylvester Btston and wif - to
Howard Wlnflsld on Jan nary 25th,
1916, which said mort*a*e dead it
recorded 1b the Register of Deed's
office of. Beanfort County In Book
I#4. pag* 298, I will, on Monday,
?he 28th day of February, 1918, aell
*t pottle auction, at the Court ffon?p
door In Beaufort County, at It o1
clock M, for oaah, to tha hlgh??t
bidder, the following described tract
of land. to-%lt:
Adjoining John Williams and oth
era. beginning at. a pjne. in David
Moor^'e lloe. and runl South 2 West
81 poles to a stake; thence South
J 8% Weat 81 poles to a black" gum;
thence North 88 Weat with J. A
Beebe'e Una 48 poles to a stake In
said lino; thence North 48 H Ksst
110 polee to tho beginning; tt being
a part of the laat aold by Jacot*
Brown and wife to Ashley, Ball, If
deed recorded In the Register's of
fice of Beaojtort eounty It alio be
W48HVK0T0N, N C.
I 8. Ward Junta. O. (Mm
WASH WO TON. N. C.
practice la the oourte of tha
ruwt Judicial District end tie
R. 8. SUGG. B.8..D.V.M.
WASHINGTON. A. 0.
Phjeldan and Dentist
Office Wtnfleld'e SUM*
HI Market St
>?r Phone it. Nl?ht Phase III
?. A. Daniel. Jr. J. B. Uaoalaa
L C. Warren W. W. Kltnhla
DANIEL & WARBEN,
MANNING & KITCHIN
Practice In Superior, Federal
ind Supreme courts of this itate
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C. U Stewart F. H. Brrai
STEWART A BRYAN
WASHINGTON. N. C.
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N. L. Simmons w. L. Vauckaa
SIMMONS * VAUGHAN
Rooms U-I4-1(. Laniblnihooae
Building. Waihlnjton. H. a
JOHN H. BONNER
WiauiKinrrtM u ??
Hiving qualified m administrator
of the eaute of C. A. Hollo wall, de
cM??d, Ut? of Baaufort County,
North Carolina, (hi. la to notify alt
parsons having claims against the
MUt* of the ?ald dieuMd to Mhlbtt
them to the undersigned tt Wash*
ington, on or bafora tha 14th day of
January, 1?17, or thl? notice will
iba pleaded In bar of rocorery All
persona Indebted to laid estate wilt ,
pirate mako Immediate payment.
Thin 14th day of January, tftlt.
E C. HOf.ljOWBLL.
k Administrator of tbo estate j*
C. A. Hollo wall. >**'. r:
. , $
- ? xorttfc.
At a meeting o t ?h" Board of
Aldermen nt the Cltr of W??hln?
lon. K C . held January II. 1*1*.
the ffiUowfpK ordlrano* wa? ?Darted .
"That It ihall be unlawful far any
pereon. firm or corporation to uae,
lorn on. or In anr manner tamper
?Uh the ire hydrant*. or <rat*r/
' omlar through the clly hrDranu.
exoeptlnl In the ?re?t o'
r violation of tMi
. firm w corporation i