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STATE FUND APPORTIONED.
State Superintendent Completes Divi
sion of First 9 IOO.OOO Which Is
filven on Per Capita Basis
Second IC "M) U 111 be
Prop jsd to
Raleigh, N. )., January 5ih.
The State superintendent of publio
instruction has completed the up
portionnieut among the con a ties of
the first $100,000 of the $200,000
that the legislature gives for public
The first $100,000 is apportioned
oil a per capita basis in proportion
to the number of school children in
each county. The second $100,000
is to be distributed to counties not
having sufficient money to assure
four months' school terms. The
first $100,000 apportionment is on
the basis of 709,185 school children
in the State.
Randolph tomty has 10,0."S
children and gets $1,418.18.
Chatham county has 8,347 chil
dren and gets $1,176.83.
Moore county has 8,779 children
and gets $1,237.84.
Montgomery county has 4,972
children and gets $701.05.
Guilford county has lt),S42
children and gets $2,374.62.
Davidson has 8,904 child en and
The February tii f Style A- Ameri
can Dressmaker h eon recrivml. It
is called the Cii . .V timber, ami two
beautiful girls in brilliant fancy dross n:i
the cover. The story tvhcli lifgB) oh lit.'
first page is very entertaining.
A new and unique form of enteiiaimneii.
is described. It is called a St. Valentines
Party. A story illustrates its amusing
possibilities, and the centre page gives sug
gestions for costumes.
The designs of gowns and wraps and
children's dresses are up to the stamhir.1 o!
There is also much of interest to everv
woman who sews, and many suggestions
and helps are contained in thenumliei.
Subscription price $1.00 a year. Send
your name and address for a sample copy
Style & Amkric.vx Di.'es.-.makl!:,
j Sfl 20 East 21st St.,
Pubbic Improvements and Public Of
ficials. The public officials who simply do
what their predecessor have done are
cot doing their ,J-i
When people u 3ults for money
spent they n; tpprove. The
officials are tfc ;vants of the
' people, but they a e also, or should
be the leaders of the people.
What county would have better
roads, better schools or better any
thing of a public nature if the
officials did not lead out in tlu e
Better to do something for the
public good and have a short term
of ollice, than to be a mere drawer
of a salary to a public office and
hang onto it for a lifetime and have
it said,"the greatest thing he did
was to draw his salary."
The officials who spend public
money for the improvement of tho
people whom they serve in a wise
progressive manner are doing their
duty and need have little fear m to
the results. Catawba News.
XU Murder Cases in Wake.
Wake County Superior Cotut
convened at Raleigh Monday with
Judge E. Ii. Jones presiding. There
are six murder cases on the dojkelt.
Among them are II. J. Bivens, the
Seaboard delejtivejwho killed an un
known machinist, and another of
ipublic interest is that against four
attendants at tt- hospital for
the insane, J. C L. R. High,
Jack Peel and F. Durham,
charged with 1 caused the
death of an insauo patient by the
came of Nail from Chatham coun
ty by cruel treatment in lecapturing
him after a long run in an attempt
to get away from the hospital.
Big Bat Haul.
1. J. Fuller, of Thomasville. R.
F. D. No. 5, was a visitor to Ashe,
boro Monday. He tells of a big rut
hunt he enjoyed recently. He went
to his corn crib which was covered
with iron upon the roof of which
an army of rats, two bushels he says
which were gathered di inking water
rbich was falling during a light
shower. He took a shot gun and
fired into them. Nine were left on
the roof dead from the single shot,
and evidences of the many fatally
injured were noted about the cribs
for many dys following.
The Legls! t iflOOI.
The News cr - O seiver, which
now goes daily t tV-J.' 11,000 sub
scribers, will give fuller and better
reports than ever of the proceedings
of the General Assembly. It 13 on
the spot and can "and will get and
print all the news. One dollar will
get you the daily every day during
the session of sixty days. Address
. Josephus Daniels, Editor,
Raleigh, N. 0.
A ZNfM V
Lovers' Lane at the
WAS ACCIDENTALLY SHOT.
TheJHnys S(ualibllnr Over a tiun It Was
O'tti-.vti Diiiton, a Winston i:egro
lad ;iU. ut 17 years old was siiot and
mstat.tly killed Snturdiiy uiaht at
u place railed Lake, near Jaines
The boy was working with the
double ti;;i'kiui.;: furc n the South
ern. 1 1 is 'e:ivne.I that Or.ta.va w
lluldi'ig :i i''it in tile f illip while
two "t her lii'.S ivele i.'t'g.iii' d in ;
Mliiabble f"f tl-.e possession of n
pis'ol. i 1 1 1 r i i lt t!ie frtieas the gun
was disuli.i rued :a I vniujjf Daltuti
w;is iit.int'v killed.
for it hastens recoverv bv
There is lust one thin? thn mitM.
person wljo has been sick j
that is, weakness.
To all such people In this vicinity we
recommend our delicious cod liver
preparation, Vinol, as the very best
strength creator for' convalescents
Vinol strengthens tho digestive or
gans, creates an appetite, promotes
sound slep, makes rich, red blood,
and builds up a depleted sytem to
ueaitn ana vigor.
ThlS la becausfl Vttinl mntnino n
.e???d'?,nal elements of cod liver
oil with the useless oil eliminated and
uimc iron auaea. we guarantee it
Sold by Standard Drug Co.
consider Paxtine Toilet Antiseptic a
necessity in the hvgienic care of the
person and lor local treatment of
feminine ills. As a wash its cleansing,
germicidal, deodorizing and healing
qualities are extraordinary. For sale
at Druggists. Sample free. Address
The R. Paxton Co.. Boston, Mass.
We have thousands of bushels
in stock, selected from the best
crops grown in this country; all
the best and most productive
BBurt or 90-Day.
Red Rust Proof,
White and Bhck Spring, Vir
ginia Gray Winter, etc. Write
WOOD'S NEW SEED BOOK for 1907
tells all about Heed Oats and all
Farm and Garden Seeds. Mailed
free on request.
RICHMOND. . VA.
Wood's Seeds If
Qo04 Choice. l
ik " is
Jamas town Exposition.
Watson on irialisin.
1 1. a recent issue of a lending So
tialisc paper the following gem o.
tluught is to be found:
''Patriot'sin' is a nickname for
Jjo vou know wiiv the fcouicihsr
flouts patriotism and calls it prejn
Think a little, and vou will see.
Vou love your country lecause your
' nouie is a part of it, and you love
: vour home bec.-in-'"' ir is your indi
i .iotiitl haven nf refuge from tu
.-toruia of life be individual king
' dom in which you are lord and mus
; ter and in which uni enjoy, with
vour wif", vour cli ldren, and yosi
; friends, wh.ttever liappiuess life cm
j The man never lived who could
I not tight for his home however
j The tnau newr lived who could
h'j'ht for the tenement house in
I which he chances to be a lodger,
i The home is ever seared The heel
j never is. The reason is plain
I enough. The home is yours, indi-
viuuallv: the hotel is everybody's
! general I v. Now, the Socialist strikes
i at m lvidualism. He doesn't want
! to own your home by any title that
I gives you individual control of it.
I lie wants everybody's home to b.?-
I long to you, and your home to be
j long to everybody. In other words,
i the homes ot the people are to be
I owned collectively. If society sees
! fit to Siiy to you "tuovv on," o n
I vou ao. Society will substitute its
title for your title, its will for your
lts control ior vour cotitt'oi
The home that Socialism will per
1 niit yon tr use this year may beul
I lotted to some one else ano'.her
j Under these conditions no man
i would love his hotne any more than
i he would love his room in a hotel.
Under these conditions, the citi-
I en would have no "renter induce.
ment to make permanent iiiiprovt-
ni"nts upon his home, than he would
have to make improvements upon
Love of home being destroyed,
love of couutrv would ao be de
stroyed. Patriotism, being founded
upon love of home, would perish
under Socialism, for the simple
reason that the foundations would
be goue. Under Socialism, the
most beautiful feature of civilized
life would disappear. llo,ne life,
as we know it, woufd be impossible
The son'g of "Home, Sweet Home,'
would thrill no respective chords
in the human heart. Wagon's Jef
Grand Lodge of Masons.
The North Carolina Grand Lodgi
of masons, has elected the follow
Grand Master Francis D. vViu-
Deputy Grand Master S. M
Gal tip, Ilillsboro.
Senior Grand Warden R. N
Junior Grand Warden W. B
Grand Tnanuer Leo D. Ileartt
Grand Champlain F. N. ' Skin
WLen the cold winds dry and crack the
tin, a box of salve can enve much tliscom
fort. In buvinfl salve look for the name on
die box to avoid any imitntions, and be sure
vou Bet the oricmal leWiU.B Witch Hazel
Salve. Sold by Standard Drug Co. and
& ill Vf
AsUel'oro Drag Lo,
atural F.nemles o'Jlic (Violl.
Our quail line tnau natural eia
miesth.y are tfien decimated by the
8t verity of winter, and there Hre
human beings so ilera'ed and so
lost to shame as to seek their de
struction in ways most foul. A
covev of quails will sometimes hud
die as close together as possible in
aircle, with tneir heads runted
outward. I have beard of men who,
discoering i hem in this situation,
hive fired upon them, killing every
one at a tingle shot. There ought
t be a law which would consign
one guittv of this crime t- prison tor
a comfoi table term cf years. A
storv is told of a m :n so stupid'y
sportsnimbke th tt when he was
inteifelTed with jo he raided biogui;,
nppiiently t.- shot a quail running
the ground, ::e ixjluini t '.mi.
unknot.: '! du: iut-"n to s-noot
nrtil it had stepped running." This
miii v be culled !e.ii ('eidt otopidirv;
but there is noplace lor such a man
ainoiiir fciuirt-Miie. , nv.-l he : crrmniv
; of place among quail, From
Grover t''ev laiu!,s new boek'l isu
it'g and Shooting Sketches."
YOU LOOK FOR TROUBLE
1'"$ f i " Iou Blltaln 8 nrearm of doubl
M. fill quality
Hi cxperltnced Hunter't and
T " " Marksman' Ideal
fT-' Is a rcllabls. unerrlne STEVENS
FIND OUT WHY
by shooting our popular
rjfi or J-portli(f Good Mer-
Ak vour local Ilitrdwnre
rhant for the HTl.VKNS.
If you fan not ohtaln, we
Biiip direct, exnrewa pre-
Id. upon receipt ui Cutu.
i,a 4 eentH in KtainuN for 140 1
I "lleiti ruled :llilo);.i"'ll'li"'B l
I' latost Hddllioiii la our line.
nnt.ilnrt iiint4 on Ahootint?, nminu
itlon, (ho iroi.rereof n Jlre:irm.
.;: Our nlti aetive Ten Color
..t!i'e;raptel llmifrer mailed any-li..-.f.
for nix oent in fttnmpn.
t;:vkn akms & tool, to.
I'. O. llox 401)7
eoriee l''.l, Mass., V. 8. A.
Women as Well as Men Are
Miserable by Kidney and
Kidney trouble preys upon the mind,
vigor and cheerful-ik-ss
when the kidneys are
out of order or dis
eased. Kidney trouble has
become so prevalent
Hint it is not iineoni-
jr" moil for a child tob.?
born afflicted wit'.i
weak kidncv. If the
child urinates too often, if the urine scalds
the flesh, or if, when the child "VrichessMi
age when it should be able Ij 'nil the
passage, it is yet afflicted w ij-wotting,
depend upon it, the ear iO ditti
culty is kidnev trouble, .no iirft
step should be towards the treatment o!
these important organs. This unpleasant
trouble is due to a diseased condition of
the kidneys, and bladder and not to a
habit as niof.t people suppose.
women as well as men are inane miser
able with kidney and bladder trouble.
and both need ttic same great remedy.
The mild and the immediate clfect of
Swamo-Root is soon realized. It issolJ
by druggists, in fifty- i
cent ami one-aoiiarp;
ci 1ntt1t. You iuuvPI.
have a sample bottle
by mail free, also a Home of Swmmp-Root.
pamphlet telling all about Swamp-Root,
including many of the thousands of testi
monial letters' received from sufferers
cured. In writing I'r. Kilmer & Co.,
Binghamtoti, N. Y., be sure and mention
this paper. Don't make any mistake,
but remember the name, Swamp-Root,
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, and the ad
dress, Binghamtoti, N. V.. ou every
i Yiews Fer Acre!
Lml nn which no fertilizer! were
used and pictures of Holds on which
'other makes" of fertUlrers were
used. llcBulta Of these crops wore
dismal failures. There are much
"brighter prospects" ahead for the
progressive tarraers or tne bouiu.
Two and three bal-9tqjhegcre are
only ordinary yieids whero
are used with proper cultivation.
Malra vmir nottrii liiiituro oarlv.Br.d
thua otcupe the toll wcevilsand other
damsglng Insects. You can easily do
this, as well ns incroaoo tho unmoor
ot bollstand t heir slz.o) on your plauta
by plentifully usinir Virtrinii-Caro-lina
Fertilizer. This method will
tremendously "inorease your ylolds
per acre." Don't be fooled Into buy
ing a substitute.
Virginia-Carolina Chemical Cs.
Durham, N. O.
Charleston. P. C.
Montironif ry, Ala. ,
WemtihiB, Tumi. .
Bhrevcport, La. C,'
W. C. Kcrrnc, of Flat River, in the lead mine district
of Missouri, has scat us this photo of a pair of Diamond
Brand hees worn 10 months underground where
c-dinary choes averag:; about ojyeejo.
Cur heavy Diamond Brand work shoes are in every
way as superior b their class as are our highest grade
dress shoes-and we rr.rls mov: fin shoes than any other
House in the W est.
WE MAKE MO&ZT riA'ST SfOS THAN ANY
For Emergencies at Home
For the Stock on the Farm
Is awhole medicine chest
Price 5c 50c 6 100
Send For Free Booklet on Hor$es.Ctle.Hogs &ftultry;
Address Dk Earl S.
The assertion is backed by our sales for the past few months. Easy
running, durable and comfortable. We also handle J. I. Nissen Wag
ons. Jaliimton Harvesting Machinery, Mowers, Stoves, Manges, Mill
Supplies, Builders Hardware, Buggy" bud Wagon Harness, Slag Paint,
Barb and Smooth Wire and everything in the Hardware line.
Lewis & Winslow
iin 1 1 1 1 rrp inr f ii ii in nim mi 1 1
HIGH POINT MACHINE WORKS
High-class repairing in all lines. Manufacturers of Steam
Engines, Saw Mills, Lathe Mills and Pumping Machinery.
None but expert mechanics employed. We make a
specialty cf repairing on heavy machinery and solicit cor
respondence. IF YOU REQUIRE PROMPT SERVICE WRITE US
We Sell the Earth!
If you are interested in the
proposition, in or ne-?.r Ajheboro.
we think we can please you as to lot;
prices and terms. Office in Bank B'ld'g.
Real Estvte Dealers.
flvft Mflnftv Fari
and Sergeant Saw Mill Between now and the first day
of January, as on that, date prices will be advanced.
Send your orders lor Printing to
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Sloan. Boston, Mass.
Are THE Best.
inwi wii'i 1 Ti TTTrnriigT-gjgwgMrngf
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