VOLUME I. ?->/ 'A' . . WA^HINQT^,>ro^Th CAROLINA, TUESDAY AgTBRNOON, SEPTEMBER Jl. 1 90.
Corporation Commission Issues
Map of Roads Now Under
now railroad map of North
?Q carefully prepared; by
Commission, and authorised by
' that bodyria certainly a popular pub
lication and contains a great deal of
valuable information. One feature
of It' la the showing as to projected
railways. Beginning In the extreme
i waetarhpartof ~the% Slater ohe of
these is from Watervllle on the' Ten
nessee line to Cannon.' In Haywood
county, the others being -as follows:
Rabun Gap,.Ga.. to Lake Tolaway,
Lenolr to Boone; Fries. Va.. to Jef
ferson. Ashe county; Roaring Klrer,
^wnws.to On Kb ob coppef mine hi
Ashe, th^n to Jefferson and with
branch to the Tennessee line: Elktn
to Sparta. Alleghaay county (State
conytcts are now grading thli road
an 4, the laying of. rails Is expected, to
begin in 90 days) ; Wfnstoo?8alem to
road and with a large force it will be
_very rapidly built Vjr the Joint own
ers, the Atlaatlc Coast Line and the
MurfuU A Western) ; DcMoa, David
son county, to Rockingham, Rich
mond county; Rex to Bllxfbeth;
Wilmington to 8outhport; Spring
'Hope to Raleigh (this line is under
construction); Freemoot to Hooker
Uai Bslbaven tu jr, airfield. Hyrtet
V and e me re to Lowland, Pamllcd
The Corporation -Commlaslcm flg
- ures as the plaintiff in a notable,
freight discrimination case now be
fore the United Stated Interstate Com
merce Commission. . The Oorporaitaa
Commission has received statements
as to freight rates fronTpprts to tfi
terlor points in Virginia, North Caro^
Una and 8outh Carolina, and Is In
vestigating these to report to
the next Legislature, by direction of
the latter, though it Is now said that
the merchants' 'association Is to ask
for another hearing on the freight)
rate queaion generally.
The Corporation Commission has
done a striking work in securing new
passenger stations at a number of
points In the State. . It will be of In
- terest to the traveling public to know
that It has done a great deal of work]
jmmmmmtlnn i?l?h fha nwi'tlHInr nt
\M following stations, the figures In
dicating costs of each: Morehead
City, .$8,000; New Bern. 150,000
-(the plana for this union station hav
ing been received and work to begin
directly); Goldsboro, *6$, 000; Kins
ton, $8,000; Raleigh, improvements
to Station built in 1891, $15,000;
Durham. $7&, 000; Greensboro, $60,
000; Salisbury, $65,000; Charlotte,
W.OOJO*. Ashevllle. $75,000; Black
Mountain, $8,000; Canto~h, $6,000. -
Mr. Leggett Moves
Into New Store
Mr. N. Lsggett It today moving
into his new store, corner of Third
and Pearce streets. This store l*fcne
of .the most complete and best ap
pointed in-jfte city? Tr lu iiru?lii?d
with every modern convenience and
upon bavins such" an attractive sttfre
' Sale Wednesday
The well-known firm, of James E.
Clark fc Co. will have a -special sale
of ladles' muslin underwear, which
bslwii tnnnrr^ .An jaaoec"? ^
their show window will give the
lad lea some idea of the bargains in
atore for them at this special sale.
8ee the advertisement of thls'apeclal
aafo' on fourth page. The ladlen of
the city ahould take advantage o*4he
reduction a. - ? * -~r? ?
Resulting from an inveetlgatlon
by the Rooky Mount afilerraen In an
executive session, three policemen
Who composed the night foroe of the
tow, h??e beau -relieved of JLfceir
The men dlsmiaaed are offlcera
Dickens. Hedge peth hud 0u?ner. the
last named having been In the em
ploy of the town for a number of
Aeewding to t>e facta
brought out In the investigation
thee* baa been a dlaappearance o<
whiskey that haa been stored In toe
municipal building ga It waa taken
' Th* con"
^ QELSUPTr 10YNER
w ? - ?
WiU be Given a Royal Welcome
to' the County Next Week ?
Beaufort county people are to be
afforded the pleasure of hearing one
of North ^sroUns's greatest aduqj
tor? nextweek.in the p6Him uf-Mour
J. Y. Joyner, State Superintendent of
Public . Instruction. As was announced
in The Dally News corner weeks back,
arrangements were made with Mr.
Joggter to tfpeak in this county some
the llrst o C October, his theme -being
education,, of which h.e Is the head in
the Stafe. Thia- ;noted- educator witt
be given a royal welcome by our
Mr. Joyner will'speak at Old -Cord
Tuesday, 8optomboi? 3?, at 10^ a. m.
The citizens in Washington townihtp
haVe arranged to hare a big basket
picnic on"thls Occasion and every one
ln^the township is requested to be
present with a basket. The people of
Old tf*ord know how to^ do things and
ther wl)l leave no stone unturned to
make Mr. Joyner's visit and the pic
nic a grand success.
' Tuesday. September 28, at 8; p. m.,
Mr. Jorner will addre? th^'cltliena
of Aurora on education.
Wednesday, at 12 m., September
29, he will speak' at 8mall. '
Wednesdsy night at 8 o'clock the
8tata* Superintendent will speak at
Hwiril. ' , ' -t- ? -
*' On Thursday, September 30, at 12
m., there will .be a big picnic at Bath,
and Mr. Joyner will speak.
Friday, October. 1, at Hunter's
Bridge, he will address the citizens at
12 o'clock. * . *
. To all of these appointments of
Mr.- J6ynef, every committeeman,
every teacher, every paront, every
child of iR'liuol ago, are uuidlally iug
vited to be present. % -
Mr. Joyner comes to the county for
the purpose, of aiding our people in
the matter of education. -Is a
most pleasing speaker and those who
hear him will be profited.
All Should Attend Thursday
- .Night? Washington Band to
Thej-e ^11 be a Brand occasion at
the Magnolia School house, No. 3,
Long Acre township, this county,
next. Thursday grenlng at 8 o'clock.
ReCreatfments will be "served. The
citizens In. that neighborhood are en
deavoring to raise funds towards en
larging the present school building.
Several of Washington's best speak
ers will be present. The Washing
ton Concert Band will furnish iftuslc.
A pleasant evening la anticipated and
a large crowd should be present and!
patronize the cause. J
GOV. JOHNSON .
All Hope for Recovery of Mmne
sola's Chief Executive Now
m ? A(Wr ? nl^hC of ilfter lack
hope, Governor Johnson, of Minne
sota, Ilea at this hbur nea,r death.
The latesi statement concerning his
condition camp frnm I")r. W. J. Mayo
at 12 o'clock. The doctor said" then
there .was no hope and that In an j
honr tl^e Ooverrior would probably!
be dead. The Governor was -con
scious at that time and complained
of being, uncomfortable. He has been
conseleu# all night And evldenUy__rsa
Iizes that the end Is near, although
he says nothing. Mrs. Johnson Is
with him. ?
1:16 a. m. ? The Governor Is still
alive. The physicians are making
desperate efforts Jm prolong his life.
Dr. -McNevln la fanning him. The
Governor suffers with a racking
cough at short Intervals. The nhrses
raise totalised to give htm air.
LOST BY TWO VOTES.
Little Miss Martha Bragaw jntased
feting the beautiful hand-embroid
ered dress In the contest held recent
Ijr In A?lHTin?, by t,ro row, pttly,
much to tb? disappointment of her
o # *r ' }- ' % > ?
All the Churches of the City to
Unite? Rev; Dr. Black Will
BSfelnnlng Sunday,1 October 31,
thef-e^sUl be a union meeting started
_ln this city under the auspices of all
pthe different churcti&i. ~"Kwi7~ -BrF
Black, of the Presbyterian Church,
has been engaged to do the preach
ing. He will bring his choir leader
and he desires that the city organize
a choir of at least 150 . voices to aid
In -the singing TSe meeting -will be"
held In the Methodist Church and
will continue at least two weeks'.
The pastprs of the ctty have ar
ranged to have a week's preparatory
serylce, the program of which will
be adnounced later through these col
umns.. Thn union meeting lastr year
was a feast for our people and all
the church members are lodklng^for
Every time some men do a good
act they manage to get caught at It.
? ^Revised Sec. 3479. If any person
sh^ll hunt wild fowl or game birds
of any kind wltn tjre light he Bhalt~
be guilty of-a^mls^emeanor and be
fined not less than $20, and not more
Laws ,1905. Chapter 388: Unlaw
ful to kill . ar._gjtteh any
bodies 'Of water. Any person violat
ing .this act shall be fined not less
I tlian |10 nor more than $50.
Revised Sec. 138 B: ? lfft4aw*?4-to
I hunt, kill or In any way capture any
squirrel between March 1 and No
vember l each year. Any person vio
lating this act shall be fined not ex
[rrrHng" lift *rr W i?prlmi"**
than ten days.
Rerfsed Sec. 1884: It shall.be un
lawful to trap. net. snare, take or kill
any partridge or quail b^r any ^her
/means than shooting. It shall be
unlawful to shoot or hunt-, them with
dog or gun from March 1 to Novem
j her 1 each year. _ Any person vlolat
>U?g this act shall, be fined not less
rtman $10 nor more than $50. one
! half to go to the Informant.
Revised Sec. 1885: It shall be un
lawful to shoot or kill, wound or in
any manner hunt, take or. capture
aii> wild turkoj from thu iat Jaj uf
March ^o thfe 1st day of November
each year. Any person violating this
tfct shall be fined not exceeding $50,
or Imprisoned not mor,e* than thirty
days for. each offense.
Revised Sec. 1886: It shall bo un
lawful to shoot, kill, wound or In any
way hunt, take or capture any dove,
robbln or lark from 1st day pf March
to; 1st day of November each year.
Shall pay fine not exceeding $50.
The above la a part of 'the game
laws of Beaufort county.
FRA.^v CARTV WON
J TTIVK MILE RACE
. .The'Portsmouth correspondent of
foe Norfolk Virginian-Pilot tells of
an-atbietic meet giVen under the aus
pices of the Central -Labor Union of
Portsmouth, and has 'the following
-to ?ay about tb* flrp-mftn rn ? | In
"which, an old Washington boy. Mr.
Frank Carly was Hit1 snYi Msful-rtm
"The five-mile rrfce, which was
easily the feature of the afternoon,
was editing In the extreme, Frank
L?. Wrty winning in 30 minutes, and
JL4L_aecondsu . .Frank J^amar . Waa hts
nearest competitor, finishing one
minute and 19 seconds later, or 1a.
J. T. Hunt, Johnson and Perrot fin
ished in' the order named, but no of
ficial time of other thin the two first
contestants was given out. ^Through
?uuig'ttiiBuuiiwtguamg eniijr lapped
the track. 25 times, or two more thaa
was necessary, and it was some timo4
before .the matter was straightened
| out and the"time,arihounced.'"
Tokyo, July 20? airtiop Seth
Ward of the Methodlat jflpUcoptl
Church, South, died thir afternoon.
The. bishop arrived In Kobe laat
month 05 hi, regular tour of Inspec
tion o t the Methodlat mlaatons of J4r
pan and he waa taken 111 shortly 1T
ter H? arrival. Lent weak he was
reported aa gradually, sinking and
the fatal termination of hie tnnni
was not unexpected. ' -y
Tfce blahop waa 21 yeara old. He
?erred aa assistant missionary MKre
tary M-.tV MeOtotftat ' EptaclpaT
Church, South, fforn 1 902 until i#06
and waa elected blahop In theHatter
CURTISS TQ FLY
Attempt Will be Made to Ar
range ? Race Between
Saw YorH, Se^l. 21.? ?i?un H.
Curtiss. the American aviator
peon -the speed honors at the recent
International A?1AU0U Oqfcjim* la
France, Is due to arrive home today
and will be given a glorlOtta'Velcome
by ' the metropolitan contingent of
high flyers. One of the first to con
gratulate Jiim wtll -be WUbiuri^rrlght, |
who is now In the. city Mi
ably sail one of his aer
a portion of the city sol
lng the next f<*ty-eight L
] dltlons are favorable to t
Interest In the aviators vj
that In the othor- 1
begins 8aturday. and ?_
ond to the enthusia;wn ;
turn ofc/the "polers." II
fligbtr art successful, - ??. ? omo w
prophesy that the entire population
of the city will be looking up.
An attempl^jvill , be made to ar
range a race between Curtis* and
Ctfrtiss has agreed to';#* from a
I mmni Mint 'on Oovern?j? j.lund
up the Hudson to;Gra'nt's. Tomb^. dr
cle that and return to the starting
potnt Without paslng. Ill other
words he has agreed toessap the
longest continuous flight #v0r under
taken by "en umi )??? | ?SS|#afer In
The desire as to Wrist t. should
he and Curtiss fall to come, to terms
for the proposed contest, is to haVe
him agree to remain In .tie air at
leaat.an hour In one fltgh^ and on
another trial t? break" thai ten-mile
speed record. v *;|
As the- Wright broth?rk h^ve enter
ed suit against Curtiss uii' ttu gruduil
of infringement of thftir Patents, a
contest between Wllkur Wright and
Curtiss wouldJ>e "for blood."
The machine on whichrWright will
make his trial spin today or tomot*.
row is housed at (joveraof's Island.
The Wright flights hero i are to _ be
watched carefully'- by 'army officers,
as they will afford an excellent op
portunity for judging the actual
value of aeroplanes in war. . The -use
of Governor's Island .figealhle
a great d egree of privacy . for' the
has a wide open sweep in front o^
him when he begins to salL
Eventually- Wright is expected* to
make a flight up the -East: River to
I th$ Bronx, across the city and .back
again along the line of the Htidson
to Governor's .Island.
BRIEF NOTES OF *.? '
THE DAY'S NEWS
Rochester, T*. y^T., Sept. 21. ? The
National Association of Kurai Mail 1
Carriers bepan Its annual convention
-here today with a. large attendance of
? Maquoketa, Iar, Sept. 21. ? All ar
rangements have been completed for
the dedication of the monugaeht of
Hon. Ansel Rriggs. first governor of
Iowa. . The monument is to mark the
^rarlaP place' of Governor Briggs id
the town of Andrew, r,?**
McPheraon, Kr? . Septal. ? Dele
gations of taremen from many paafs
of Kansas are attending the twenty
second annual tournament of the
State Firemen's Association, which
bcnau here luday anil will continue
??until Friday. Ah attraetHff program
has been arranged.
Reglna, Saskatchewan, Can.. Sept.
the consecration here today of the
Venerable Archdeacon Harding, an
coadjutor bishop of Qu'Appdlle, The
participants Included the archbishops
number of other eminent pr<elat^8. ?
Boston, Mass., Sept. 21. ? The Ar-,
mory Athletic Club has arranged ah
unusually promising card for lts r?g-< .
ular weekly . boxing show5 tonight.
The principal event is to: be a twelve
round bout between MUce (Twin)
JSulltvan of Cambridge and Terry
Martin, the Philadelphia welter-'
weight. /vV'T'. 1
CAMPBKLL F&R SKXATOR8HI1'. ,
Austin, Tex.. Sept. OOv. t. M.
Campbell, whose term expires this
year, ta likely to enter the contesffor
the senate seat now held by 8enator
OMI IiOIME TO MEET.
There will be a regular comaui
nlcatlon of Orr Lodge, A. P. t A. M
"*t ? tt? ball -thla evening, "at T:I9
o'cjock, > Jail attendance la desired.
Visiting brethren cordially Inrlted
J. H. Hani*, W.JL
HAS RBH'RMD 1
.. ... .* i ,-ar-i
Mr> w:c ma?r wHtarWMrr-w !
U. Rasa, who was recently operated
.CATCHES ON. FIRE
A Hole Jfcrned in the Floor?
F Chief Executive Not
Dea Moines, Ia^ -Sept. 21. ? Fire
from locomotive sparks .^burnod a
hole- In the- floor of President Taft'a
-phT?t? -e>f. Mayflowerr-afr about 2 j
o'clock this morning. GresT^Bxctte
meat prevailed among the train
hands while thgrflre lasted. The In
terior of the Mayflower and of the
Hazelmene, containing the other
-member* of the party, wpre filled
with smoke, but the flames were con
fined to a space of about a -foot and'
were extinguished after the train
crew got to "work with water buckets
and an axe.
^The train was bowling along at a
speed of 35 miles an hour and well
jO n toward Des Moines When Assistant.
Secretary Wagner, of the white
President's Des Moines speech de
tected the odor of burning wood.
i_- At the same time Qne ojf the train
crew hurried through from the bag
gage c|r to locate the flre-that he
-had almost simultaneously detected
The whole train force was shortly at
work. The train was 'stopped. Or*
doro wdm given to ? work carefully
snd not .disturb the President, ,who
had been at work until ^fter 1
o'clock in the preparation of his
speech. Effective work was done In
a few minutes and the fire was soon
stamped and drowned out. The burn
?d spot was in the forward part of
the car, near the gallery. Its further
spread undetected might have re
sulted In the .deaf ruction nf the ?u
tire, car, for at the speed the train
was going the flames were easily
fanned. A watch was maintained on
the car during the reat of the night.'
During the whole of the*- excitement
the President slept peacefully and It
was not until he arose in Des Moines
that he was informed of the fire.
It la supposed that a spark from
the locomotive was In some manner
in Nation s Life
"More thorough knowledge of ac
tual forest conditions hgs ?bnjugln u
wide realisation of the importance of
the- forest in thG""life of the nation,"
says Tread well Cleveland, Jr., in
speaking of the progress of forestry
for the last year in the Year Book
of the Department of Agriculture.
"Enough is now known to make
imperative a complete change in the
methods of forest use, and the ways
In whch this change may best be
brought .about are discussed with
pniml .Interest by the specialists and
the man in the street. -
"National welfare, as. well as Indi
vidual comfort. Is seen to be depen
dent uppn forest conservation. To
tMs owl edge and surer in
sight is^BBtnly_ due the progress
.wbichfoMxry has made ia.the past
"Unprecedented forest fires served
a similar purpose, so- that the lesson
theV i mucin, in Mm*
rifle cost, will probably pay for itself. !
.jyith a unanimity never before par-|
alleled the ppeple of the country are I
demanding that a stop be put to for
est waste- and. destruction.
"Thf> mnra striking lines of ad
vancament In forestry in 190* were
the' following f
"(1) Through appropriate educa
tional channels, public Interest in
lores t pfollWWS wffB'HecnrRffmorf tff
rectly and effectively than ever be
fore. Especially valuable was the
work begun In th6 schools, from the
primary grades to (he colleges. The
press aiaea 1U UlHKMiK
tjlear the need and purpose of forest
"(2) The management of the Na
tional forests was more scientific, and
at the same time more satisfactory
from a business point of view and
more useful to the public, than' ever
before.. ^ ?
"(SVThe States displayed a koen
er Interest and a livelier activity In
forest matters, and State legislatures
either passed or considered bills in
which advanced provisions
made for forest protection from fire
and unjust taxation and for -regulat
ing the use of private forest proper
ty In the interest of th*, public wel
, /'-(4 ) a partial census taken among
private ? forest ''owners^, furnished
proof that the practice ef private for
e6try Is extending more rapidly than
was supposed, particularly among
those who In their businesses are
user? of foreat products."
Two Hotels Blown JUp
tartan* uploilon o t ?Uro
or dynamite.' ??rlr to4ay it w?l
' ??"? '?!?.?
'?? iU mhi; aMtroro* \
_? FOR DR.. CQOK
All Brooklyn Turned Out To-day
to Greet Its Renowned
New York. Sept. 21. ? New York's
population's today divided luto war
ring factions' of Cookltes mid Peary -
Itoa, but- thg-agflvaf-^f Prr-Cook on
the steamship Oscar 11 of the Boa n?
dlnavlan-American line has given the
Cookltes at least a temporary" advan
tage. The hero from the top of the
world was given a greeting ?(uch as
has -acldox^ before fallen tn the lot of
any American returning from For
eign shores. All Brooklyn turned
out Jn force to 'greet its renowned
citizen, and the Cookltes of Manhat
tan, New Jersey, the Bronx and oth
er distant parts forgot to malign the
big borough at the wrong end of the
bridge in their enthusiasm over tti^
arrival of lo, the conquering herd.
-Tho Peary 1 tew Quilted lu their Igloos,
and refused to come out, but' they
were never missed by the Cook clans,
and their disgruntled howls of sus
picion and their attempts to discred
it the great ? ook-. tourist were gre^i
ed with derision. Their day will
soon come, however, when Peary
attempts to snatch the crown of the
king of lliu Mwtt Pulp from the head
of Cook. Then, inched, there will be
ructions, and the Hudson-Fulton cel
ebration may be disrupted by the
battle that will be waged between, the
o< the rival claimants. It
Ik rnmatad that--gomm.lnaloner gakfll
is fearful that bloodshed and riots
will result and large addttlons to the
police force of the city may be nec
essary tu presene the peace.
Dr. Cook's- neighbor's out In the
Bush wick section of Brooklyn have
.fairly bloWed themBelv.es preparing
for the return of their liero. Several
thousand dollars have been snerit
and arrangements made (or a parade
and a lectuW andVfBcept.ion. News
paper explorers who have Just re
turned from the .haunts of the Bueh
wlckltes say that the natives are now
greatly" elated and that they have
erected a triumphal atch near Dr."
Cook's home which woulik be a cred
it to any civilized commi*?ltyy
Dr. Cook wasa/acconijAi' ; i:p
on the Oscar II by a lai^P^Hnber of
American^, and so great'was the de
mand for accomodations on the ship
bearing the Arctic ht>ro that many
wbp sot??4U- passage naa to i>? lurn
ed away. Dr. Cook' declares his con
fidence in his ability to prove his
claims, and welcomes a comparison
of his data with th^t of Commander
Large Land and
Yesterday -a lar^e land aud timber I
deal was closed at Aurora, Me5arj. J.
,B. Wbitehursi and \\T. H. Hooker
purchasing the interest of Dixon Ac
Conner. In the Standard Lumber Co. '
The purchase price was 115,0.00.
A wave of prosperity must h.ita re
cently ^flowd over our neighboring
NAME OF LKK.
It is remarkable how soon after
coming tO this jcountry the more In
telligent foreigner becomes distinc
tively American and truly Southern
in his uympathlea and viows This la
especially true of the large majority
of Greeks who come to this section.
A newspaper man chopped casual
-U - iala a.- do? ato w u.reata
by one of "these- a few nights ago and
the enterprising iirOpr^etor was ex
hibiting to a gentleman seated at one !
of the tables In the reslfiprant a
frrTrhhftr nf Hnnvpnir nosn-nrds kent
for sale. The gentleman was evident
ly more Intent upon drawing' the
young Greek out in conversation than
in Jiuylng the pictures, and when the
ptfung^Hellenlau. Ills face beaming
with admiration, exhibited from a
number of others an elaborate me
morial card of the peerless Lee, all
done in Confederate flags an<L em
bossed wreathes, and askod - the
stranger to btiy that ontf especially*,
the would-be purchaser cast it aside
with evident scorn, remarking that
he dldn^t care to buy the plcttfre of
The youhg Greek <julck as a rifle
shot noted the. Insult, caught up all
the pictured on the table before the
stranger and cast them back" Into the
case impatiently and with contempt,
returning behtoiC- his counter and
leaving the man to his own dertc??.
"You dona like Roabert E. Le*y."
he flashed at the strati ger with a look
of disdain that would hafe
a heart of adamant; "ytra muata be a
n Yank, an' I dona * llkety no
Yankity around me plats. Yqu-geed
..!"*** r.? jg?* ut>on
the ortor of hi. going ? WllmUftoo
TIM more ckucea . bor bu to get
? taof Mutation the *or? be won t
. ' . 0mm i f ? ??
Efforts Should Be Made to Se
cure One for This City? Let's
GetJo Work. , "
The report of the State -Corpora
tion Commission shows where oth^r*
towns iu North Carolina have been
?granted ? union passenger -stations,
and the, coat ranges from $76,000
down to 98,000. As yet there hu
been no move made by the Washing
ton people for a union station. It Is
certainly badly needed, and It the
proper -argument was presented to 1
the Commission, The News does not
would be readily granted. Washing
ton has three roads, with the chances
good for another, and there Is no
reason under the sun why these roads
should not all enter one dep.ot.; The
town la large enough, has the suffi
cient number of 7 roads, and all that
remains is just a little energy dis
played on the part of the cozens.
The Corporation Commission has
drily recently orflerad^ one for the
town of New Bern. This was not se
cured by the citizens of that town
Toting dn thetr oars; thtty went to
work, worked together, with the re
sult they came out victorious. Why
can't. Washington adopt ? the same
methods and see i( a union depot can
not be secured. ,
That the Atlantic Coast Line depot
Is a credit fo the city no one will
gainsay; that the Norfolk and South
ern depot is not, no one' will ques
tion. As to where this union station
should be^ placed The News, at this
Juncturej._w.lll. noi* auggest. \Vhat is
_in all things UA4. pertains to prog*
the place will take care of itself for
a short whileat least.
Why do the Washington people al
ways do things in a slack-twisted
sort of a way, why don't they get a
move 011 them and push this* thing to
1 the end? Some say, well, it's no use,
we can't get it. How do they know
until they try? Effort must be made ^
in all things thta pertajns to prog
ment to drift thfs way tt will never
come. At the meeting of the Cham
ber of Commerce Wednesday even
iilSrJt would be well for that body
to consider this ^nyttter and adofrt
ways 'and means rooking toward Its
accdtaplLshment. If we don't suc
ceed we can as a community, at least,
taak? an effort, ? Ruppoce we try. ? ? "* ?
Hard at Work
Thoee students of the city public
reboots, taking the special courses In
cooking and sewing, have already
shown enthusiasm for their work.
Thoj' entered into the art with a will,
and . <he9e ? added ? branches ? by?thw
trustees bid fair to be . more than suc
cessful. The entire" student body,
although the school has been rfln- '
nlng but 4. ...week, have settled down
to hard work. The coming session
has every 'indication of surpassing all
- -HAS RETURNED
Professor Smith is Back Home
Again tn Dlrpct Washington
Washington Concert Bind, has re
turned to th? city from Canada
Where he spent the summer as a
leader of a band on Thousand Is
lllnu* HTTTI 1 r.i' return 37 Prof. ~"
Smith new life will be Instilled In the
local hand, and already there is seen
new rigor displayed among the mem
bers. It is the purpose of the band
organisation to give several concerts
during the coding season and fur
nish Washington the' best i^uaic In
Its history. Prof. Smith is . m?.|c j
teacher of ability and Is recognised
as one of the b?it -leaders of bands
? the countrf The entire city ts
glad to know of his return.
PREACH M) AT COUNTY HOME.
Rev. j, a. preached at tha
County Home last Sunday afternoon
Quite a number from the pity were
In attendance. ?