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G. A. ROUSE. Editor!
TO FARMERS OF
Look out for the seed fakir!
He hits for ttie pail few weeks
been operation in the central
part of the State, an4 has deceiv
ed and (,'efraude.l tanner after
' farmer, selling them ordinary
seeds from $4,00 to J6.00 per
bushel that were not worth more
than from $1.00 to 1.50 per bush
Keep your eye on the fellow
who comes to your house with
his new kind of si ed for spring
or fall sowing reed that mokes
miraculous yields. Ask bim to
show his license to sel) seed in
North Carolina. If he cannot
show the receipt of the Commis
sioncr of Agriculture for money
paid for such a license, get his
name and eddress and send them
to us at once and we'll make on
effort to get in touch with him. |
It will pay you to write the State
Department ?>' Agriculture be
fore buying .id* from these
La? year theae seed fakirs did
much -damage in Wilkes and
ojher counties in that ietf ion and
finally the farmers cried out
agoiii& their dirty busines?, but
the cry reached as too late to do
"them any good-~!t was a case of
locking the stable after the horse
is dolen. ; . ,
We have iu& received a com
t tli&t these fakirs arc in the
high prices, and we arc after
them, but they may get you be
fore we can get them. There
fore be on the look out for them.
? W. A. Graham, Commissioner,
TWO KINDS OF DRUNKS
There are two kinds of drunks
a drunk from imbiding too much
barley corn, which makes a fel
low, a fool for the time laeing,
but leaves him when sober a
good citizen and a gentleman.
The other kind of drunk is
that of some felKAv, who elevat
ed to some position of trusft, be
comes co inflated with his own
self importance that be too is
drunk, drunk from a swelling of
the head and an enlargement of
the "egg." This fellow drunk
all the time is a fool nil 1I12 time,
is n fool all the time. If he hap
pens 10 be serving the public he
is ovet -bearing, bull dozing and
insulting, especially if he knows
his days of preferment are over.
- Such a fellow is to be pitied. He
can't help it. He wauls to pose
as a fellow of importance, a big
fellow, but he, not knowing how,
makes a mess of it, and about
the only way out for him is to
bluster. This, being the only
thing in his cranium ho knows
how to do he does it to p
The public in dealing with such
a fellow always has to run the
risk of -being browheaten, bull
dozed and "insulted." Rut the
thinking man lets him roar, snort
ar.dcavot. His capers aro amus
" 1 iag. No harm ever results, and
soon such fellows are relegated
to tho ranks of the forgotten.
Rut he will never get sober, has
n't got scnsc,enough. A drunk
en man who gels sober recovers
tl.c use of his brains, but the oth
.. er fellow, having no brains, nev
er "sobers up." Poor chap
Nashville Graphic. ,
"On* mrn ta?a rulnad Mmiclt ov?r
n?. on* h?? (hot UonU ud *doUmt
hu ton* to Afttcm. I ob!/ CMd B?
m?d ramb to rnwrj m? kw." ? La*.
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MOTORING TO THE POORHOUSE
Over the liilh lo (be poorhousc I
am setting a sibling pace:
I've morgaged the lionfe for an
auto, and Fm playing her
straight and for place.
There are others who will help
in the tunning, but I'm holding
my own, you 1-et?
I can see the roof of the county
farm, and I'm going to get there
Of course, I couldn't afford it
There ure very few who can
But the family whined about it,
said I was'nt a man
If I didn't get six cylinders, a ton
neau, some tires and plugs
And go out and Speed on the
highways with the automobile
The girls had to hire a "shuffer,'1
a lantern-jawed son of-gun,
And when sonny goes out for r.
joy ride I'm sorry heliasn't one
For whenever ho-Jviw lamp
po3l, or sends the old car in
I cough up sope morespondulix
to fatten the bloated rich.
Whoopee! Clear -the way, for
Fm coming? ju^t passed by a
bunch of my friends, ?
All bent in the same direction,
where the road of the scorcher
It's the place of a drunken sailor
at the helm of arudderlessship
Over the hills to the poorhousc
I'm hitting a heluva clip. .
>-v . ?Uou&on Texas Chrosk&fc
The hearts of his ho& of rela
tive)} and friends throughout Pitt
and Greene counties were touch
ed with greif Sunday morning
when n?vs was received of the
death onMr. Andrew Jones, one
of Greene county's moil prosper
ous farmers. For several days he
had been cdnfined to his home
with chills and inalaric, and
about 9:15 Sunday morning he
breathed his la.4i. He had been
a sufferer of asthma for pa& few
years, which h3d weakened his
physical condition to the extent
of his being able to survive from
the attack of chills and malaria.
Ilis body was placed in the old
Edwin Pridgen burial ground in
Olds township, Greene county,
Monday afternoon in the presen
ce of a large concourse of grief
ftricken relatives and sorrowing
neighbors and friends, Rev. F.
B. McCall conducing the funer
al services. 7
Mr. Jonej was in his fifty-sec
ond year. He was a eoo l bus
band and a fine neighbor and
citizen. He was a successful
farmer, leaving a large estate in
addition to $12,000 life insurance.
He is survived by his wife and
eight children, four boys and
four girls, three brothers and
To the '\:do\v and ro'a ives
the Enterprise jo: ns their hrA of
friends in ex'ending dccpc&
'? Information- Licking.
A. photograph In H?rper'? ku the
legend TcbuelchM Drinking Mat* in
?.ho Kay ot Their To! do." without tell
i.M u? what -Bay" mean?.? Kxchanc*.
MR. JESSE STARRY
Greenville, Feb 16.? At .
early hour this morning Mr. J<
se Starkey made an unsu
lul attempt of taking his ov,
with (he aid of a razor in his ;
at the Rives House on Thir
Street, cutting his throat to quilij
a depth in two places that
sitated the physician taking i
. For more than a week SM
had been feeling unwell,
his friends had noticed ilic ;
liarities of his speech and i
but not oo.ee thought that .
would undertake such an act i
Several years ago Mr. Starke
made a similar attempt to
his life as that of. ibis mofr.ltS
hut like the wound* of tod.iy it
were not deep enough to
Reports ore to the effetf th
his injuries are not xay da _
ous and that he will soon be <
Now Is The Time hr It.
Some wise person bos i
out the advice to drag the
duting the winter months"
they ere wet and cot w
summer as is usually don
tcr road draffsio? is <
difference in their condil
at the same time reduce the co4l
of their upkeep. The papcrs|
ought to promulgate this idea as
much as possible before the
spring rains set in. The major
ity of patriotic citizens and all
horses and mules would be glad
to see it broadcasted and follow
ed up.? Exchange. . . .. ????'??
MR. L D. EAGLES KILLED IH RUN
" Mr. L. D. Eagles, of near Falk
land, was the vl<5lim of a serious
accidentTuesday morning which
an hour later resulted in his
death. lie was driving a pair
of mules along the public roads,
when they in some manner be
came frightened and hashed off,
throwning Mr. Eagles out with
much force. .
Mr. Eagles was a successful
farmer, an excellent citizen and
neighbor, bavins accumulated
much of this world's goods.
He leaves a wife on J Feverel
children to whom the sympathy
of all is extended.
The remains were luried in
the Lang grave yard n?ar Foun
tain Wednesday afternoon in the
presence of a todl of sorrow
ing relatives and friends. He
was forty two yuars of age.
Th? Inordinate (Cotton of tbe En(
Mih rice la exemplified by th? eon
ttaually locrMelnc output of portrait*.
I* iU the principal exhibition! tb*7
moaopolUe *o unduly tart* proporUoB
of tk* wall apaco, and of r*e*at run
?hay hara overflowed lato exhlblUooa
exclusively reierved for thla branch cl
art ? Tha Connoisseur. ' > -/?'
Gtancus A. Bryant '3?"
lun. t ui> (UCDCt p UgMft HOKTW CAK6UKA STATVTV.*
CIVIL ENGU&ER AND SURVEYOR -
Ural and Loaf DM. IVm (27 WILSON, K. C. Experience t' ltH - 1*14
Ofeawltaciea, Ceort W?t ud fwnji Ci*M 8p?t*?l AWimIm
All Survey* made throngh 'hla Offce, either by AaaMxata, or MyieU,
ARK GUARANTEED TO BB ACCURATE. jgfo. .
We Invite and extend la jroa ?mJ twit friend* tbe courieay of Ihl* offtw (at
? Information, or wc ulll be flad 10 call apoa jov tl jravr convenience.
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OF MRS. EMMA ALLEN
* become my painful duty !
I* cousin's Obituary, and
requed of her people I
tempt it. I (eel too un
r to write theme and death
ureand beautiful charac
h spiritual and mental life
iunday. morning Feb. 15th,
oA as the golden Sun was
A a horizon of light, the
Ol death entered the home
jjB. AlVn, of near Form
ind claimed for his own
|| of his beloved wife and
although all that
^^Bfcians and loving
oould do to prolong her
ith us and ease her suffer
was of no avail, the I,ord
limed her His own, and
jMfohome above where
, sickness and doath are
i feared no more, but all
and.love. *: ?'
>ed, was the daugh
HKd Mrs, N. C. Vick,
^^Ktville Pilt County,
Carolina, she leaves a sad
^^Brcn husband, father
M|nk four brothers and
Oft, to mourn their less
>rn not as those with
I for sve all, beleive . that
Hthi(i. eternal gain, we
Hk> h*3 gone to that
Kid above whete all is
Sad and lonely is the household,
Pale in death there love one
She has left her earthly Mansion |
For a Mansion in the skies.
Ob! father and mother in your
V home today;
From whence dear ones have
Where joy once reigned sits |
Dear ones have a home above
Hid in thy bosom she lies, heeds
not tho songs of the birds.
Beauty of the blossoms or
Over iter grave the green grass,]
soon will loving creep,
Out among the daisies and|
Written by a Cousin. |
ALARM CLOCK IN THE MIND
Explanation of Mm Powsr Many Po?
i MM o',- Always Knowing Mia
Tim# to a Mlnuts.
Did you ever know a person who
could always tell the time to a min
ute without seeing a timepiece P That
there are such people ii a known
scientific fact. The latest theonr In
regard ft> the power of thoae wpose
minds count out the hour* and min
ti tea U giren by a French psycholo
""?rime ia meamred in the subcon
scious mind by heart throb*. The
heaat beats for tlx moat part with
great uniformity a fid tides off the
seconds as regularly aa a dock.
"It ia in sleeping hour* rather
than in waking that the mind worka
out the problem beet It is no un
gual feat to say to your mind st
night, "CSall me at 6:80," and you
will -waken and wonder why, until
vou recall that you planned to gtt
up at just that time.
TThis alarm dock in the mind
can be traired," the psychologist
?oee an to say, "to be. much more
accurate than the busier on the table,
sometimes fails to awaken us
morning because we hare
writer oayt nothiug as to
those who are In low will
ise of theirquMc
throb#, or whether those
'/?d n>d whose heart
late in reaching toe
SURE CURE FOR
v> . ... t .
I read, with interest all the let
ters I see in your excellent paper
in reference to hog cholera.
Having suffered dreadfully in
property interests, owing to this
terrible disease among my hog?,
I sought out a simple remedy
which has aded Uke a charm for
me, and f send it herein, hoping
some of my brother farmers may
be benefitted thereby. To one
pint of kerosene oil put a half
pint of spiriis of turpentine and
two ounces of gum camphor.
Shake this up together until the
camphor is dissolved, then pour
the mixture over your shattered
corn, Sirring it up so .that some
will get on all of it, then throw
it oat to the hogs.
I found that my hogs would
eat this in preference to corn
without it and I have never had
a case since I commenced this
I had several sick hogs with
cholera when I commenced giv
ing them the above, all but one
recovered in less than a week. I
had a very fine sow sick at the
time and bad given her a dose
by making it into a ball of dough
and shoving it down her throat,
she being too sick to eat. The
next morning I gave my son a
ball of this dough and tojd him
to take oa&of the hands and go
?ii . ' V ""f "l i 1 ?
evening before, nnu if she was
alive to put it down her throat.
He soon came back and said:
"Pa, if you want me to catch
that old sow I'll need more help
than you gave me, for she's wild
as a buck." In a few moments
she enme in a trot and commen
ced feeding with the other hogs.
I have great faith in this sim
ple remedy, and advise brother
farmers to try it. It costs but. a
trifle.? R. A. Penick, Richmond
Why is Living High.
The slory of the adventures of
a head of cabbage in New York
is told by the New York Press.
Itca&much illumination upon
the much discused high coift of
living. The cabbage is raised by
a Connecticut. Thecomparitive
ly small farmer will send 1800 to
2000 heads of cabbage to New
York. For ono head gels a cent
and a half. Then the head goes
to the commission merchant. He
lives on Ri verside Drive ocu pays
$2,000 a year for his apartment
and keep 3 an automobile. He
spends $7,000 a year to live. Next
the cabbage is sent to the whole
saler. He lives on West End Ave
pue. He pays $1,800 for his opart
ment and keeps nn automobile.
His'Hving expenses ore $6,000 a
year. He sends the cabbage to
the jobber who lives in an apart
merit v> huh costs him $1,500 a
year? en Broadway, keeps an
eutomobile and spends $5,t>00 a
year. From him the cabbr-.ge go
es to the retailer, .who lives in a
$700 apartment on a side street,
has a corner store for which he
pays $12? a month rent, keeps
two delivery wagons 1 1 a cost of
$140 a month, and spends $2,500 1
a year on his living. Finally the
cabbage fcets (o the consumer.
He lives in nn apartment for
which he pays $40 a month. He
ride* in the trolly car or the sub
way, he spends all he can make
or a little more to live, and he!
pays 13 cents for that head of ;
PLEASE pay your subscription
FARMVILLE LODGE, No. 218
K. of P.
Meets Every Thursday Night in
their Hail in Horton Bldg.
Visiting Brothers Welcome
I. O. 0. F. No. 373.
Meets every Monday night In
K. of P. hall in the Horton Build
ing. All visiting Brothers wet
Kciidrnc 13 :? FHONFS : Office 49
DR. H. P. MOSELEY
FA5MVILLE. N. C.
In Office of Dr. C. C. Joyner.
Resident with W. M. Lang.
JAS. P. TAYLOR
STUDIO up stairs in Hud Hard
ware Co's. Building
Farmville, North Carolina.
ALBION DUNN, * W. A. DARDEN,
DUNN & DARDEN
' Farmville, N. Carolina.
Business appreciated and
Promptly attended to.
? 0'ffice in Horton Building.
DR. PAUL E. JONES
DRESBACH & HARDING
Civil Engineers & Surveyors
Greenville, N. C.
COUNTY SURVEYORS FOR PITT.
E. M. COX
FARMVILLE. ? N. CAROLINA
Office over Citizens Bank
Pradices Wbererer Servicci are Desired.
Special Attention Paid to Cofledloas sod
Writing of Deeds. Mortgages, Etc.
Farmville Motor CarCo
W. C. COLLIE, Mgr.
L>cated Corner Belcher & Moore Sts
FARMVILLE, N. C.
We make a specialty of re
pairing. All work guar
teed, prices reasonable.
LDT US SERVE YOU.
See Us for Bicycles I
ALL MAKES AND PRICES.
We Also Carry a Good Stock of
Oraphophones and Records.
Bicycle and Gun Repair
ing a Specialty.
Taylor & Carraway.
. Che&nut, Moore & Baker's
Located on Main Street
Clean Linens, and Sharp Razors.
Satisfaction Guaranteed. '
U the Bxh at ?J1 Mnilri
i. the bult cjf aJ! good farming. Write for
jwlletm by the best authority^ the United
States on Uua on tk? Para, and ret tuiee
?t the njreit lime. Don't buy tujT ur.J
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