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NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C., TUESDAY JULY. 11, 1911 -FIRST SECTION
A: E HUE
AntJ Citizens Petition Ask Relief,
Suit To Proceed Against A.
& N,. C. aud A. C. L.
A Ttceis meeting of the board alder
men was held last night, and an active
session was held. On motion Alder-
. man Gaaklna, the advertising contract
with the Journal and Sun was reaewed
- for two years opon same basis. as last
contract, ' On motion alderman Mc?
Carthy, property owners were to be
held responsible for water- tax and not
tenant8, same to be effective next
quarter. Mr. H. C. Whitehurst pre
seated a petition signed by citizens,
saying the Atlantic Coast Line railroad
waa abusing its fiotichise, in switching
cars on Queen St. to the Viver, from
morning to midnight, blocking Griffith
St. crossing from 15 to 30 minutes and
making such noises at night that resi
dent on the street could get no Test at
night. It was also shown that this
railroad left long lines of freight cara
v for hours near the cemetery and even
all night.' The petition was referred to
committee to act upon. There were re-
J ports on cost of water and aewer 'in
several parts of the city and discussions
on same. ! Wire for fire alarm system
was ordered. . The matter of inspecting
the dairies furnishing niilk to this city
came up and committee was instructed
to emyloy such expert help as waa
needed to see that the public health was
made safe in its milk supply. The city
attorney reported on the 'suit against
the As& N. C. Co. that nothing was
being secured on a friendly suit basis,
and by vote the board instructed the
attorney to proceed through the counrto
against both A. & N. C. Co. and A, C
L to make them comply with the law
in keeping up Hancock and Queen Ste,
The Philadelphia Lawn
Mower will make your lawn
have a decent appearance
when properly applied., J.
S. fcsnight Hdw. Co. '
Water Troughs Needed.
If several watering troughs were
placed at different sections of the city,
animal owners in this section and in
New Hern especially would be greatly
benefitted. A few years ago there
were a number of these trougha located
at different points in the city hut when
the paving was laid on the streets they
were removed and only two or three
now remain in the entire city. In
this hot weather, the majority of horses
that are used in the city are worked to
the limit and' they require a large
amount of water, but with the present
existing condition it is necessary for
them to be driven several blocks before
this can be secured. This suggestion
should be acted upon by the authorities
at the earliest possible time.
The Watermelon Crop.
News comes from Bogue Sound that
the watermelon crop has been greatly
damaged by the dry weather, and in
consequence is late and will be short
Usually by the first week m July at
least a few home-grown melons reach
this market, but it has not been the
case this year. It is quite likely that
a few will be brought in next week, but
it U expected that they will be ' as high
in price as the Florida variety. :-
I hereby at once announce myself
safu candidate, and may I now thank
my many friends for past patronage,
I now shall cut prices on all kinds of
sawed shingles, a large stock on hand,
must be sold by April 14th; will close
out eneap as I expect to make some
change in my business. You win and I
lose. V .
' BIG HILL
. , The Shingle Man.
' ' ' ' ' .
We have often heard the remark that
"prohibition in North Carolina' is
farce and that 75 per cent, of the peo
ple would take a drink if it were offer
ed them" but an incident that occurred
at a colored picnic at North Harlowe a
few days sgo seems to put the brand
of the fabricator on the originators of
. these few words. Previous to the pic
- nic notice had been made that no drunk-
- enness would be tolerated The day
for the festivities arrived and the crowd
assembled at the designated spot .One
imbecile, thinking perhaps that' be
would terrify the pleaaure seekers by
his actions, tanked up on whiskey and
appeared on the scene. When his con
dition became known he was seised by
several of the yaung negroes, securely
tied and taken far enough away from
the crowd so that his remarks would
not be heard, and left there for eeVeral
hours. Tills incident sbtwi tbat even
the colored contingent is adverts to the
use of intoxicants.
Plan Submitted To Qompers To
Teach Weary Willies To Work
And To Love It.
New York, July 6 President An
drew Furusth of the International
Seamen's Union of America has sub
mitted a plan to' President ' Samuel
Qompers of the American Federation
of Labor for the organization of 3,000
000 migratory workers or "hoboes"
throughout the country. . j . .
In submitting his plan Furuseth says;
"According to - statistics there are
about 8,000,000 of the migratory work
ers or 'hoboes.' This situation is dan
gerous to society as a whole and to the
organized Workers and it is from them
that the remedy must come.
To organise these so-called migratory
workers the first thing is to gain their
confidence and their friendship, to show
them what they can do alone and then
what might be done 'when organized
labor takes a serious hold on the situat
ion." , Refrigerators.
Will sell the balance left over at the
following prices. Genuine Force lean
lined Lenard Cleanable, the $25 IK) at
$22 SO, the $36 OO.at 30 00, the $40 00
at 35 00, the 45 00 at 4 00. The above
prices are the lowest we ever offerd
ths class of goods at. Everyone car
ries guarantee that they will do all you
expect any refrigerator to do.
J. S. MILLER.
Many Improvements at Camp Glenn
Raleigh, North Carolina, July 7th
Many improvements have been made
at Camp Glenn, Morehad City, where
the three regiments will encamp this
and ne't months Adjutant General R
Leinster and Cant. A, J. Dougherty
returned today from an inspection of
the camp. General Leinster reported
the completion of an artesian well, the
erection of two new buildings and the
paving of streets and sidewalks.
Come To Our Pic nic.
Oak Grove Sunday School and Amity
Farmers Union will have their pic nic
Thursday July 20th. All Sunday Schools
and unions and everybody are cordially
invited to come There will be good
speaking for both the Sunday Schoqla
If unfavorable weather on the above
day the pic nic will be posponed until
Friday the 21st.
A. J, HARGETT, Supt, S. S.
M. N. HARRIETT, Pres. V. U,
W. L HARGETT, Sec. F. U.
Poor Tobacco Prospects,
From all sections of the state have
come reports of a poor tobacco crop
thia year due to a large extent to the
poor atand obtained in the spring It
is estimated tbat there will be about
half a crop according to estimates of the
department of agriculture.' Even
where a fairly good stand was obtained
the dry weather has prevented proper
development. The indications are that
tobacco will bring a good price thia
fall. The cotton crop is in much bet
ter condition and in many sections is
looking very fine. Corn seems to be in
a good condition. .
It Pays to Advertise.
There are persons whj despite tie
msny things that occur to dispel . this
illusion still stick to tbe idea that it
does not py to advertise, but an in;i
dent tbat occurred In this city a day or
two ago'clearly demonstrates the fait
that an advertisement in the newspa
per often saves considerable am unt of
money. , Thursday evening a young la
dy who has been stopping in this city
for several weeks lost a pocket book
containing more than fifty dollars. She
was intending to leave yesterday morn
ing bat the loss of the money necessari
ly eauxed her. to delay her proposed
trip. The young lady searched for the
lost pocket book for several hours but
waa unable to find any traoo of i A
friend finally suggested that she place a
small ad in the Journal. This sugges
tion she acted upon sod within an hour
after the Journal bad made Its appear
ance on the streets yesterday morning
her pocket book had been returned and
she was enabled to carry out ber pro
posed plans. ,
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS -Have
you neg looted your Kidneys?
tin man sxar Awamvlr A vaii nawnili mttm
tern and caused trouble with your kid-
neys and bladder? Hava you pains in
loins, side,-back, groins and bladder? iuoa.
Have you a flabby appearance of the There is doubt, however, at to wheth
face, especially under the ayesT Too fre er Cuba will be given sn opportunity to
auent a desire to pass urinsT 11 so. Wit -
liaros' Kidney Pills
' Co.. ProM.. Cleveland, O. V
Governor Will Have No Trouble
Finding Someone To Fill
Raleigh, July 7. The candidates and
their friends are moving on to Raleigh
for the fight for ' the seat of late Cor
poration Commissioner Henry 'Clay,
Friends of Ex-Judge A. W. Graham,
of Oxford, are making a big fight (o
have him appointed. He was a candi
date two years ago against Commission
er W. T. Lee. It is understood that
among the applicants is Jaqob A Long,
of Graham, who four years ago, rau
against Chairman McNeil for the posi
tion, while friends o E. L. Travis, of
Halifax, are asking thegovernor tosp
There are some who think the ap
pointment ahould go to State Chairman
A, H. Eller, of Winston-Salem, but
whether he will apply has not been
learned. There is a suggestion that
Prof. J. Alton Holt, of Oak Ridge will
be out for the place, while friends of
Capt, W. T. Mason, of Northampton,
are putting him forward. L. C. Bag
well, of Raleigh, unsuccessful candidate
two years ago, is in the running, while"
Alex Stror ach, ex-police judge, of Ral
eigh, would not turn the position down,
if proffered. Mr. Stronach has just re
turned from a northern ti ip and is look
ing over the field. Some have it that
Dr. R,' L. Carr, treasurer of Duplin
c unty, will become a candidate.
It is learned that Ex Commissioner
C. Beddingfield, of Raleigh, is a re
ceptive candidate, while E. L. Harris,
of Raleigh, is "mentioned."
It will be several day before a i ap
pointment is made hy the Governor. The
governor is never in huste to make such
an appointment and always gives all
sides plenty of time in which to present
At a meeting of the Board of Dir
ectors of the Atlantic & North Caro
lina Railroad Company on Ju e 23rd,
1911, in Morehead City, North Carolina
a dividend of 1 I per cent on the capital
stock of said company was declared,
the same to be payatile at the ('ffke of
the Treasurer in Goldsboro on July 10th
1911. Books for the transfer of stock
to close at 12 o'clock M, July 5th, and
to reopen at 12 o'clock M, July 10th,
D. J. BROADHURST,
New York's First Negro Policeman.
A native of New Bern, has the dis
tinction of being' the first negro tht
was ever appointed on New York City's
police force. His name is Samuel .1.
Battle, a son of Thomas Battle, an in
dustrious. thrifty, well liked colored
man of this city. Sam, the policeman,
is twenty-eight years old, and almost
a giant, weighs 235 pounds and is six
feet and some inches yall. He was ap
pointed on the police force under civil
service rules and is said to have stooii
high in the examination, He had no
political or other pull whatever.
County Teachers' Association.
The regular examination foi Teachers
Certificate (July examination) will be
held at the court house in New Bern on
Thursday and Friday, July 20th and 21st,
beginning each day at 10 a. m.
The examination on Thursday will be
for white teachera and Friday for the
S. M. BRINSON.
County Sup't. of Schools.
Cuba Preparing To Make Special
Demonstration of Syra
. pathy. t . '
Washington, July 8 Cuba is arrang
ing to pay a tribute to the sailors whose
lives were uacrifke j in the destruction
of tbe battleship Maine. President
Gomes has issued a decree ordering a
specisl demonstiatinn of rympathy
throughout the republic. as soon as Ha
vana harber gives up the doad, Flags
of all the public b jildings in Cuba and
ships in H 4 van t harbor will fly at half
mast and guns of the shore batteries
will firs at balf-minute intervals for an
entire day over the hhtorie scene of
the wreck which whether caused by an
j outside or sn inside explosion. bsi much
to do with the clash of arms that freed
. maks this sympatnetis expreis on. as
If S DEAD
will curs you-at ' many army and navy officers believe
Williams' MTg.' that no bodies will be found in the pres -
i n i '..t .n...tuii .nnni,in ik. ...a
ent operation of uncovering the wreck,
In Chamber Commerce. Gaius In
Memberalijp. rFinaucial Show-
' ing Excellent.
. The round up of the week's work in
the campaign to secure new members
for the Chamber (! of Commerce wag
shown at the couri house Friday night,
there being cold drinks and cigars pas
sed around. 1
President Bb made an address
showing the progress of Chamber of
Commerce work in other cities and
states, giving facts and figures to prove
that building up must corns through
sucn an organization. Secretary Wil
liams re ad reports, of the several com -panies
showing that 107 new members
had been enrolled luring the week. He
also read the flnjmoial report of the
organization showing that it was in
good shape, The success of the week
shows the possibilities here for a big
membership that nan be enlisted in co
operative work fof loeal advancement.
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.
Now that good roads and good street
are a general subject of thought and at
progress is being maJa in most com
munities, let us byway of remembrance
stir up the pure mind- of our neighbors
to better facilities for entering New
Early ono beautiful morning just as
the first beams of sunlight cash their
enchnt.ing rays across the flddjand.
woodlands we starttd to New Bern on
one-of the bast rodds of N. C. Ah the
o!d ra jogged along we were cheered
liy the singing birds and lovely flowerc
and in a series of meditations with a
heart full of thanksgiving to the kind
Father for such inestimable blessings,
I ml with thanks too,' to our fellow man
for such good conditions for travelling.
The lime was pissed so pleasantly
and rapidly that amid our reveris we
forgot how near we weru to our good
old town with its paved streets and
co Jiti fountain., whan lo! Tha old
nag stopped so suddenly as to break up
t le day dream, and behold we were n
te border land of New Bern. We loot ¬
ed to see if an automobile wm just
ahead but no auto, and what do you
suppose was in the way? Only a sand
bank interspersed with brickbats a d
this is the farmers connection to Broad
street from the country. We are hop
ing tu see this f urth of a mile of Hand
bat nuisance removed and a nica even
clay-sand road connecting us with the
city. How long must we wait?
Beginning July 21 1911, the general
delivery window, nn Sundays, will i pen
one halt hour, after the morning mails
are up. Tbe stamp window and the
carriers window till not be opened on
J. S. HASWUtll, r, M.
"God gives us love: something to love,
he gives us but when love has grown
to ripeness, tltat on which it leaned,
falls ff and love is left alone."
For each of us all there must come
the hour when our loved ones are taken
from us, and thoe nearest and dearest
are left to go on their way sorrowing
But it Is only row and then that God
calls to himnelT a human aoul, and
leavei a whole community shaken to
iU very depths by grief at tbe loss,
Such a loss we feel in the home-going
of Oleta Whitty, who departed this life
June 7, 1911, age twenty one yers.
For such a lite, mere words mem
weak to ixpress a fitting metnoria
The world who knew her, will remember
and speak ot her bright and talented
young wommhood, for she was unusual
ly gifted In mind and heart But those
of ua who loved her best will mourn the
irreparable lose ot a spirit at once to
loving and tender, so brave and pure,
that k touched the inner shrine of
things unspeakable which the world
neither knows nor understands. For
all who knew her, her death leaves a
place that cannot be filled,
She waa a dttarand devoted daughter.
a tender and loving sister, a wise and
consecrated teicher, a loving and loyal
friend, Her life was one of rare purity
and sweetness which expressed itself
in an ever willing desire ti serve th se
whom she loved, aid among whom she
livel. ''Whenahe had raued, it seem -
ed the ceasing of exquisete music," and 10,8f9 in shipment!, while stocks on
the hush of that harmony stilled the 'hand Increased 8,183. One new con
laughter of little chillren, and brought ! cern, entail me, wis included in the
grief to the faces nf strong brave men. My "returns. r
Such a life does not die, but livis itself ( The- month's production was 98 per
over again in the. lives 'of cent, of normul, computed on t went)
thpse who feel its holy inllu- tven working days.
ence, and strive to follow iti en
ample. For each such life "our whole
soul rises up to bless, ber name in pride
and thankfulness, and with reverent
hearts we pray. God make us worthy
i to meet her in the Great Beyond.
n'wp. wmi i nvrntit'D
CONFER ON IN
Cotton Mill Mvn of North Carolina
Confer on Advaifcemeut of
Norfolk, Va., July 7. A number of
leading North Carolina cotton mill man
ufacturers held a conference at the
Monticello Hotel on the subject cf ad
vancement of cotton mill insurance
rates In Nurth Carolina by the South
eastern Tariff Asjotjiation f rom 12 to 15
cents on the $100. They declared that
the present condition of the cotton mill
buHirioHu in North Carolina will not jus
tify the increase and their plan seems
to be to find a means of havintr their
wn association carry insurance risks
f the Southeastern Tariff Association
iisistj upon the inwrease.
1'he insurance rates are low, it is ex-
ilained, because the insurance people
require thw maintenance of lire protec
tion to the extent that los-ji'S, it is de
clared, have been reduced to a mini
Speaking of the cotton mi'l business
n North and South Carolina one of the
prominent mill men here saiii that high
freight rates are reining 'in? rotton
manufacturers not only in North Caro-
ina but in South Carolina n wall.
'Cotton can be shipped from Norfolk
to Liverpool," said In, "cheaper than
we can haul it " forty miles m North
Carol in 'i. After the co'tm is gotten to
Eolaml labor is j-jsl ha'lf of what it is
hare and there is where the .So iihern
cotton mills are being hampered."
Among the prominent cottun men
here wore E. lioney and V. K Borde i,
of Gold;iboro, N. C. ; R. A. Wall, of
Clayton, N.C.; J. C, llaiimiil, of Pitts-
mro, N. C; R. A. WelU, of Columbia,
S. C, and D. Ii. Oliver, of I'iue Level,
LOST, Struyc.l or Stolen Two cowa,
ore red with white hack-, the other
hltek and white, parked nmooth crap
right, and two nbu in the left ear.
Been gone 6 monthB. Any information
may be aimt lo CM. Eubank, Maya
villo, N. C.
The Journal along with all of it
North Carolina brethren, extendi its
deepest sympathy to Col, Wade H
Harris, of the Charlotte Chronicle, in
his bereavement, occasioned by the
uohUi at Concord on Thuasday of his
aged father, Mr. R. S. Harria, who
waa eno of the moat prominent citizen
of that city, mul who had been a Icaier
in the affairs of Cabarrus county.
We can't keep the mos
quito and fly out of your
yard, but we can furnish you
with the material to, keep
them out of your soup and
bed-room. Cost nominal. J.
S. Basnight Hdw.. Co.
Famous Detective Story Free.
The complete story in book form that
will go with every copy of next Sun
day's New York World is the third ad
venture of Mr, Peter Ruff, entitled
The Denjsnd of the Double Four," b.V
P., Phillips Oppenheim, unquestionably
the greatest writer or detected stories
this country has ever productive. There
will also be two most interesting love
stories in The Sundsy World'a Fiction
Magnzins: 'A Diabolical Experiment,'
by Christian Lys, and 'The Other Man.'
by Sara Cone fctryan. The Sunday
World's Fiction Ma:;aiiue is well wo, tt
the cost of the big Sunday World alone.
Order your copy in advance,
In May 110, ICS 'Jajni Were Pro
duced aud 107,242
Washington, July 8 Recor 'a f r the
news print pnpor business in this coun
try were broken in May, when 110,165
tons were produced and 107,242 tors
shipped, according to atatia'ics filed
with Commissioner of Corporations by
the American Paper and Pulp Assoeia-1
tion. An increase was shown over
' April of 11,800 tons in production and
There is a difference in the
atmosphere fit The Athens Gtt
I, , ,
I in the best almnsnhpre.
Democrats Aud Republican Pro
gressives. Together On Lower
Washington, July 8 The absence of
Senator is now threatening to inter
fere with early and final action on the
Canadian reciprocity agreement.. So
many aie away that a bare quorum can
only be obtained by beating the bushes.
In such a situation each side is afraid
to vote on any of tie pending amend
ments. Nine Democrats are absent. Three
times that number of Republicans are
away. In effect, one-third of the Sen
ate is not on duty, It is declared that
if the Udual number of' Senators were
preaent the Cummins amendments,
would at once reich a vote and other
substantial progress could be made.
There is much criticism of Senators
who are at the seashore 'or .mountains,
even-if they are paired.
It hm become evident that the poss'
hility of effective co-operation between
the Democrat: and progressive in pas
miik ge-ioral t .' ;ff revision bills in daily
incrttatMng. Fa r chances now exist for
a compromise tn many schedules, in
cl'j.lmg wo,d. colton.sugar, steel and an
enlarged free Int. Neither faction will
Ke-t precisely what it desires, but each
wi'l Kive way in some things to the
other and thus reach a position on
measure considered better than the
ex's'.in law. Whatever compromises
nro n-ade must be acceptable to the
Dem tcratic leaders of the House.
I'ne outlook for tariff revision, follow
in c the passage of the reciprocity
:-nrr 'nit-nt, id now considered better
t-,a'i at any time since the extratordin
iwy session opene I.
Stock Farm Near Washington Bought.
Washington, N. C. July 10-Wr. Car
SkaJen of Mooresville. Ohio, ha re
cen'ly purchased the Bowden farm, a
few miles below thia city, on Pamlico
river, a;d will run a high-class stock
farm there during the next, severs
yar He expects to raise fine horse i
and has a'ready shipped a carload of
fine horseM.iah here. It is also under
stood that he will open up a race track
during the coming fall.
A Well Known Man's Opinion.-
The Savodine Co., New Bern, N. C.
We have derived so much benefit
from the use of SAVODINE, that we
wish to add our testimony to the list of
those already acquainted with, its mer
its. My wife has been using SAVODINE for
quite a while for cold in the head, also
b,i found it a ready relief for CATARRH
but above all that, is the fact of its
bavinf; proved itself invaluable to us for
utir baby. A short time ago he was ta
ken very sick, and as be would clap his
little hands to his ear. we decided he
must be suffering with earache, and re
alizing that something must be done at
once, wo put a tiny bit of SAVODINE in
his ear covered it with warm cotton and
in a few minutes he was sleeping a
sweetly as though he had never had a
pain. We cheerfully recommend fiavo
dine as we will alwaya feel grateful for
what it handone for us.
C LCPTON, .
Chief of Police.
New Bern, N. C
Threatened the King. ' ,
The honor of knlshthood Is not on
nnpcnln to everybody.' Coke ol
Norfolk, who considered that he had a
far bettor claim than tbe speaker to
the deslvnutlon of first commoner oi.
Enrfitnd. Mrontrly disliked the Idea ot
a bundle to bis name. This fact was
well known to George IV. When Cok
wn chosen to Imnd a deputation pray
Ing the kin; to dlRinlss from his per
son nnd council those advisers Who bj
their conduct had proved themselves
alike enemies to the throne and peo
ple Ocorxe announced that he would
get even vltu litw, "If Coks of Nor
folk enters my presence," he declared
'I swe.ir I'll knight him." The threat
was repented to Coke, who lejolned,
"If ho durex mir-h a thing 1 swear I'll
break his swotl" And as th sturdy
Norfolk squire wss quits capable of
doing this, ti corse refrained from car
rring out his threatLondon Chron
fcle. , : ;
Winston. Win Keep Lid On
Winston-Salem, Jnly 10. It . was on
ly Mayor Dalton's vote that kept Win
ton dry so far as soft drinks are coo
eerned on Sunday, for the mayor was
confronted with a tie vote at a meeting
of the Winston board of , aldermen, 8
aldermen being on each side of ti
question, and the mayor cast bis voU
with those who voted to preserve tl.
law against the selling ot soft drink
by drug stores. Mr. Dalton explain.
that his conviction was that if th drug
stores were allowed the privilege, other
places should likewise be permitted to
Proposal to Admit Canadian Jresli
Meats and Meat Products "
Washington, July 9. The defeat in.
the Senate of the first of Senator Cum
mins' amendment to the Canadian red-1
procity bill, made It very clear that the
measure ia scheduled to emerge from
the Senate without any change from
the original form.
By a vote of 32 to 14 the 'Senate re
fused to attach to the bill Senator Cum
mins' proposal to give Canadian fresh '
meats and meat products free access to
the American markets. .
The fate of the first of the Cummins'
amendments is expected to be that of
all tbe others which are to be voted up-
along with other amendments by
Senator Simmons, of North Carolina
somewhat similar in scope. Three Dem-
oorats, Senators Bailey, Simmons and
Thornton, and two regular Republicans,'
Senators Clark, of Wyoming and South-
erland, voted with the insurgent Repub
licans for the amendment. No materi-
chsnge in the vote is expected on the
other amendments of like nature.
The rtmaining Cummins amendments '
propise to put Cana iian irrVa) and steel
propucts, Hour, lumber eoal, leather.
woolens and cotten goods on the free-
list without giving similar advantages ,
to American goods going into Canada.
n agreement for voting on these and
the Simmons amendments was reached.
So far as the effect on the progress of
the reciprocity bill is concerned,, some
Senators were disposed to minimize the '
mpoftance of this agreement on the :
ground that these amendments would
merely give p'a.-e to consideration of
others Senator LaFollette is preparing.
An element of the Senate is awaiting
the LaFollette amendments as a possi
ble basis for renewed efforts of some
Democrats and insurgents Republicans
to get together on revision of tariff
Bellalr Farmers, Etc.
Bellair, July 9. We are in fair shape
bout here, corn ia laid by generally,.
and ootton about ai large as it was this
time laet year, and is fruiting nicely,
rand the crop, now nearly tended, will
cost only about half the usual cost for
several years. Most of the ottt land
has been aown to peas, and though the
rain fall has been very light, they are
coming up finely, and prospect for large
forage is good. The corn and cotton erops
are enough better than usual, to mora
than compensate for the scarcity of
beans and a few other vegetables that
could not stand the dry weather no well.
The sweet potato crop is short thus far
and most of the farmers are scarce of
p routs for setting. A few in this sec
tion who planted their potato slips in
tbe field in rows instead of bedding in
the tifcual way, have already set their
vines. Perhaps more of us will try that
plan another year.
Some of ua supposed a few weeks ago
that the crab grass seed had, ; to some
extent washed away, as they were not
germinating very much, but the laat
light rain has started them in abund
ance, and now corn middles that were
laid by two weeks ago are very thick
with crab grass. ' , -
Farmera are beginning to breath
freer and rest longer at noon, and in
fact some of . us rest nearly all day
while the thermometer rests at one bun-
dred in the shade, and that is not an
uncommon figure for several days.
The Farmera' Union ought to bav a
big "thanksgiving" the latter part of
July, for we surely have much, very
much for which to give thanks.
Former President Castro is said to
have. reached Venezuela In disguise.
Pope Pius X commended the United
States for the pf ace movement.
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