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N. C STATE NEWS
A Diget of Everything Worth
Knowing About Old North
State Folks and Things
More than $460,000 has been raised i
this State in the Presbyterian drive
for funds for schools of the denomina
tion. The campaign is scheduled to con
tinue until March 1, 1920.
North Carolina will be asked to sup
ro;t 3,334 -orphans in the Far East in
the Armenian and Syrian relief cam
paign next February. An appeal for
contributions will be made to every coun
ty in the State.
The plant of the Union Seed and Fer
tilizer plant at Henderson was damaged
In- fire last week to the extent of $300,
000. The entire mill, which is one of
the largest in the State, with the ex
ception of the oil mill, was burned.
Tobacco sales for the month of Nov
ember on the Durham tobacco market
amounted to 377,3S7 pounds, which sold
;U an average of $75.9S per 100 pounds.
Tobacco warehouses in that city have
never before done so large a business.
With a sack containing heavy weights
tied around his neck, J. H. Corey who
lives near Greenville was found dead
in a pond near his home recently. - He
is believed to .have committed suicide,
but no reason for the act has been un
earthed. The present quarters of the State de
partment of Agriculture at Raleigh will
be abandoned next May, and a new build
ing will be erected which will properly
house the department, following recent
recommendations of the commissioner
Charging that to a large extent the eco
nomic and social disorders now menacing
the life of America are largely caused by
a certain class of foreign immigration,
dren's Hour like a feast: For ttSS
tiny toddlers there is- a "tttrieJ
menu, sometimes Uneeda BifiCulfj
nd milk, sometimes Graham CrackH
fers Oatmeal Crackers or Lunch Bts4
Jouit. This is changed on special
occasions to Old Time Sugar Cook-1
ocurt.jFj n Newtons and, rarest or
ice cream and
rere our pa
re days when we had
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TRADE MARK imSf
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was there to make a sketch Of
her. Luncheon was just over, and
she was talking to a little knot of
women. The first words I heard,
I slid quietly into a nearby seat, wen
"National Biscuit," recalling pie;
cntly my own tasty Uneeda Luni
eon, I liked her. and HvOotvi
fortably as she spoke a:
xmd ears busy.
"Between the dark and daylight,'
she was gnno Sftifrfftn ,p1WflYf
bit ' of pansl . i
seems waiting and listening for
children. Since they we
things, I've given that
babies. First I had
Then, when thej
to toddle, I
uie in in
f InppHa Biscuit.
is due to the superior materials and methods
employed in the baking. The everlasting table
goodness of Uneeda Biscuit is due to security
of the In-er-seal trade mark package
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"You see, even
went on, "are much
mals. They are most lovable ana
most tractable after they've had
something to eat. National Biscuit
dainties always begin our Chil-
ways dainty, al
as only National
isr-nit: Products can be. During the.
years when my babies were growing'
up we never missed the Chil'
dren's Hour with its tasty feasl
Lieutenant-Governor O. Max Gardiner
in a recent address made a plea for
stricter immigration laws ana tne aepor
tation of undesirable aliens.
North Carolina's cabinet member, Jo
sephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy,
will speak at Charlotte soon in behalf
of the candidacy of Clyde Hoey, Demo
cratic nominee for congress from the
ninth district. Hoey is having a hard
fight against his Republican oponent,
John M. Morehead.
That the Christmas celebration of the
tuberculosis patients at the Government
hospital at Oteen, near Asheville, may
be as pleasant as possible, Col. Fred
Olds, director of the Hall of History at
Raleigh, is making an appeal for ever
greens to brighten the festal day for
AH North Carolina fairs are not ope
rated at a loss. The Kinston Fair As
sociation earned $18,997.54, according to
a report just published by the secre
tary. It is stated that the 1919 fair is
the most profitable ever held at that
ciy, and the association is left with a
surplus of more than seven thousand
Following the arrest of several ne
groes caught hauling cigarettes, alleged
to have been stolen from railroad cars,
from a house near Dunn, warrants
charging conspiracy and robbery have
been sworn out against three mer
chants of that town. The case is arous
ing much popular exAitemen in that
section of the State. ,
makes a whale
of a cigarette!
Copyright MM by
S. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
7'OU certainly get yours when you iay your smokecards on the table,
I call for a tidy red tin or a toppy red bag of Prince Albert and roll a
matin's cigarette ! YouTl want to hire a statistical bureau to keep count
of your smokestunts! Why, you never dreamed of the sport that lies
awaiting your call in a home rolled cigarette when it's P. A. for the
Talk about flavor! Man, man, you haven't got the listen of half youi
smokecareer until you know what rolling 'em with P. A. can do for your
contentment! And, back of P. A.'s flavor, and rare fragrance proofs of
Prince Albert's quality stands our exclusive patented process that
cuts out bite and parch ! With P. A. your smokesong in a makin's ciga
rette will outlast any phonograph record you ever heard I Prince Albert
is a cinch to roll. It's crimp cut and stays put like a regular pal!
Prince Albert upsets any notion you ever had as to how delightful a
jimmy pipe can be ! It is the tobacco that has made tnree men smoke
pipes where one was smoked before. It has won men all over the nation
to the joys of smoking.
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Winston-Salem. N. C.
Awaiting your sayso, you'll
find toppy red bags, tidy red
tins, handsome pound and
half pound tin humidors
and that clasay, practical
pound crystal glass humidor
with sponge moistener top
that keeps Prince Albert in
such perfect condition I
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Just what Ford Service is, and why it is different from or inary garage ervc a
why it is more profitable to patronize the Authorized Ford Dea er?-The Ford Dealer ,s
pVrt of the Big Ford Family. He carries a large stock of genuine Ford Parts for repair,
and replacements so you don't have to wait while he sends for -them and he ' uses only gen
uine parts because he knows the Imitation parts aren't dependable and don t wear.
He has a thoroughly equipped up-to-the-minute garage with tools that enable his Ford
Mechanics to efflcS aid propertlY "ak repair-from a minor adjustment to a com
"S ? overhaul! AnJ f when the work is fnished his bill represents the reasonable, standard
Now we are Authorized Ford Dealers-a part of that Great Ford Service organiza
h I piSlnJl '"I!?,?., LrZ Irvine. Drive In or 'phone and we'll come after your car.
TOURING 5 Passenger $525
RUNABOUT 2 Passenger 500
SEDAN 5 Passenger, (with starter) -F875
1 TON TRUCK 5550
Auto & Gas Engine Works
' Elizabeth City, N. C
Insist on Genuine Ford Parts
ill lei 4S&bjf lis lllP
car i m
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The Disciples of Christ, a compara
tively new religious denomination, will
huild a church in Raleigh next year at
a cost of about $30,000. They have map
ped out a campaign of constructive re
ligious work covering the next five years,
in which they plan to spend in the neigh
borhood of five hundred million dollars
in the entire country.
In strong opposition to a proposal to
either give the ballot to the negroes
of the South, or to reduce the represen
tation of the Southern States in Con
gress, the Democrats of Charlotte and
vicinity are said to be strongly sup
porting Clyde R. Hoey for Congress.
His Republican opponent in that district
is John M. Morehead.
The Pickel fat extractor, an apparu
tus to determine the percent of fat or
oil in cotton seed and food and feed
stuffs in general, which was designed by
Dr. J. 31. Pickel, of the North Carolina
department of agriculture, is proving
popular in laboratories in all parts of
the country, on account of its effective
work, and its time and labor saving ap
pliances. Mr. T. B. Parker, who had' charge
of farm institute work m North Caro
lina during the past few years, has been
made State cotton warehouse superinten
dent by the North Carolina department
of agriculture. The department further
authorized the appointment of two ex
perts to assist in the fight against the
boll weevil, which has made its appear
ance in this State this year.
Exactly $595,681.94 was added to the
ftreasury of North Carolina during the
fiscal year ending November 30th last
thru inheritance tax collections by the
State Tax Commission. This is the lar
gest amount ever collected in this way
by the State. The biggest single item
was the collection of $300,000 from the
estate of R. J. Reynolds, deceased to
bacco manufacturer of Winston-Salem,
3Iinisteiial students at" "Wake Forest
College subscribed $S,170.T0 to the Bap
tist $75,000,000 campaign.
Following a determined fight, between
, the city and the pool room' keepers, the
pool rooms of Rocky 3Iount have been
temporarily closed by the refusal of the
city board of aldermen' to grant them
licenses for the coming year. Further
action by pool room proprietors is expected.
In an endeavor to save the life of his
father-in-law, E. R. Pace, commissioner
or public works at Raleigh, J. Walter
Thompson a.lso of that city, risked his
own life by permitting a transfusion of
blood from his own veins to those of
the older man. Thompson suffered few
ill effects, and it is believed that Pace
will recover from the case of arterio
sclerosis which threatened to become
The Ewart family, father mother and
two children, of Huntersville, near Char
lotte, who had been bitten by a mad dog,
and who had started to Raleigh for treat
ment a few days ago, appears to be lost.
The State Board of Health is much dis
turbed by their non-appearance, since
measures had been taken to treat them
for rabies. The head of the dog said to
have bitten the family has been examined,
and unmistakable traces of rabies found.
A company of State militia, one hun
dred strong is being organized at Wilson.
A deviation from the old law permits
each private to receive $2 for each drill,
and these maneuvers are limited to 48
each year. Captains will receive $60
per month, first and second lieutenants,
$200 per year, first sergeants, $16 per
month, and the others according to rank.
The Government will pay the bills. A
similar company is being organized at
The State prison farm at Tillery, Hal
ifax county, has been subdivided and
sold into small farms, the entire 7,000
acres bringing $520,000. With the ex
ception of two frdm Kentucky, all the
buyers were North Carolinians. Prices
paid for the land ranged from $40 to
$150 per acre. Decision to sell the farm
followed a decision by the prison board
to use the prisoners for road building
instead of to conduct farming operations.
The farm was bought by the State more
than 25 years ago, and has been devel
oped into one of the finest in the South,
and its sale is said to be the largest
deal of the kind ever carried out in
-The Board of Alderman of Hickory
have auhorized the building of a mu
nicipal building in that city to cost in
the neighborhood of $100,000. Besides!
qparters for the various city officers,
the building will contain the fire depart
ment, police department, city court, and
a rest room for ladies.
at the counter '
for home use
A WONDERFUL new bev
erage is now on draught!
Piel's Dark Kovar!
Rich, foamy, creamy, how it
Piel's Dark Kovar has the tang
of real Saazer hops and a mellow,
full body it's an all-year-'round
Step into any hotel, soda foun
tain, cigar, store, and try a glass
THIS MIDDLE WESTERNER
IS A BOOSTER FOR N. C
Goes Back to Illinois Praising Wonders
of Soil and Climate in the Old
Peary Would Have Stood
a Slim Chance of Discov
ering the North Pole
In the barren snow wastes of
the Artie, where the weak are
devoured by the strong, an A
merican survived and WON.
Admiral Peary planted the flag
of his country on the roof of
the world, after trudging thru
leagues of biting, sparkling
His eyes were persecuted be
yond description by the glare
of the deadening white. Peary s
eyes HAD to be right to win
and SO DO YOURS. You are
traveling across great tracts of
competitionand unless you are
up to the nvark witti efficient vi
sion you CAN NOT GET
THERE. How ARE your
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Norfolk and Richmond
A recent visitor to "En stem Ttfnrffc
Carolina from Illinois writes back to
friends in this State: "Nature sure does
help the human race in Eastern Caroli
na. Temperature, soil, moisture there
are very few spots which have these
three things in such abundance. Perhaps
the moisture is a little too much, but
if you don't want so much moisture drain
t away. I went to Eastern North Car
olina last August with nine other land
skeptics. We came back to Illinois as
ten boosters and buyers. ,
"Did you know that the Encvclone-
dia Britannica says that Eastern North
"'"''"na "ovtf ins some of the most pro
ductive land known, it being possible to
grow corn on some land for 100 years
without rotation and without manure?
Also in one part of the State or an
other can be grown anything which can
be grown between the Gulf and the
Great lakes, except the orange. The
climate is like that of southern France
The foregoing letter, which was writ
ten by Mr. Charles Fay, of Woodstock,
111. is clrpped from a recent issue of the
Raleigh News and Observer. It is in
teiesting as an illustration of what others
think of the bounties of nature conferred
upon North Carolina, which we, who
have long been accustomed to our unri
valled advantages of soil and climate,
seldom show much enthusiasm over.
By the subdivision and sale cf your ianJ
No matter where you're located O'ty,
Suburban, or Farm Land, WE WILL
SELL IT FOR YOU QUICK.
HOW is told in our bij booklet
which may be worth hundreds
of dollars to you. You'll 'find it
chock-full of facts.
It prints letters from men who have
dealt with us and know that we do
what we say we'll do. ' It is abso
lutely free. WRITE TODAY.
Atlantic Coast Realty Co.
"THE NAME THAT JUSTIFIES YOUR CONFIDENCE"
Offices: Petersburg, Va., and Greeville, N. Cm
References; Any bonk in Petersburg, Va. or Green viUe,N.Ci)
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