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* FARMERS AND AUTOMOBILES. *
* * * * * * * * * * * ** *
"Long years ago," reminisces the
Whiteville News-Reporter, "when it
was proposed to do some needed work
*n a road in a certain township in
Columbus county strong opposimion
was raised. It was claimed that only
a few rich men and the preacher had
buggies and they wanted to make
poor folks work roads for them to
drive over. Today the children .ind
g(randchildDen of those kickers -all
own top-buggies. History is now re
peating itself in the opposition to mo
tor cars. To propose to build a great
highway through our county over
which automobiles may travel is like
waving a red rag before a mad bull.
You are met with the same old argu
ments which were advanced against
working a road over which buggies
distances will be brought into use.
Another factor will aid the tend
ency in this dierction. When the
bicycle craze was at its height an
* enormous amount of capital was at
tracted to investments in the manu
facture. When the craze waned, des
perate efforts were made to increase
the field of demand, with but very
partial success. Similarly the popu
larity of the automobile ' has caused
* factories turning out excellent ma
chines to spring up here, there and
everywhere and the 'aggregate of the
output is so large that the demand
occasioned by those purchasing for
luxury 'will not by any ,means con
sume it. A demand based on utility
must be created or many of the fac
tories will go to the wall. One of the
most inviting fields in which such a
demand could be produced is among
the farmers, and this the manufactur
ers are realizing. The next few years
will witness an advertising camn
paign which will extend in every di
rection,. linted only by the existence
of practica.ble roads. We do not think
* ~ that the News-Renorter exaggerates
unduly in predicting~ that the. ma
chine's will be as common in some
rural districts ten years hence as bug
rgies are today.
King of Externalst
* Sells itself wherever5
* introduced.1 Imitatorst
have tried to imitate,
and ~substitution has
been attempted. But
once GOWANS always
IGowans for inflammation
* ~ and congestion..
I t gives us pleasure to re~comn
m.r GPu~(ownus$ Pr!Y,o urtion) for
& own Preparation for many
years and neverlhad a complaint.
SBURLINGJTON DRUGi CO.,
Burlington, A. C.
BUYTO-AY!HAVE IT IN THE HOME
I~All Druggists. $1. 50c. 25c.
COWAN MEDICAL CO.. DUR HAM, N. C.
Suaranteed, and money refunded- by your Oruggist
IBEFORE crdering MAGAZINES get*
cur big- clubbirg catalogu:e and speE
cialoffers and save MONEY..
SOU'1HERN SUBSCRIIPTION AGENCY,
A Postal Card will do.) Raleigh, N. C.
Now is the time to subscribe fojr The
Werah and. News.
now on display for Christmas selling.
Buy mother or sister a Long Cloak for a Christ
mas gift-from $8.eo to $4o.oo each.
And Furs make a nice Christmas gift to the
girl you love; so we'll think it over.
You never knew in your life when there wasn't
room around the house for a few pretty Rugs.
Make great Christmas gifts.
Give the Young America a nice Overcoat on
Christmas day. See our great values.
Men's Fine Overcoats.
Give father or brother' a nice Coat for his
Christmas gift. We are offering bargains till
Nice Christmas gifts for the whole family.
300 fine Blankets, for our Christmas sale, $3.00
values at $1.98 pair.
6o pairs fine California Blankets, genuine
lamb's wool, at special Christmas prices.
Every boy is proud of his new Suit on Christ
mas day. Buy his from us this Christmas and
see a smile that wont come off. Suits from $1-50
COME, MAKE YOU
By Buving Your Chr
shown. Make nice Christmas gifts.
Makes a nice Christmas gift for sister or mother.
Prices from $1.89 to $5.98.
* Silk Petticoat Sale.
Great values for our Christmas Skirt 'sale,
from $3.98 to $7.oo the garment.
Great Sale Silk Hosiery.
Useful every day and very appropriate as a
Christmas gift, from $1.5o to $3.00 the pair.
Men's Silk Half Hose.
Already boxed and ready for the Christmas
card, from $1.oo to $3.oo the box.
Ladies' Linen Handkerchiefs.
The greatest line pure All-Linen Hand Em
broidered Handkerchiefs ever shown in the Caro
linas. Nothing nicer for a Christmas gift than
a box of fine Embroidered Handkerchiefs. Ask
Wear a piair of Douglass Shoes on Christmas
day. (For mnen.)
Wear a pair of LaFrance Shoes on Christmas
day. (F1or 'women.)
No.ne wear longer, none look dressier, solid,
and as well made as can be. Special Christmas
offering now on..
Ladies' and Men's Sweaters.
Greatest line we ever saw. Makes a nice
presen.t for Christmas.
stmnas Goods at "The I
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eac, orh mnyties or.
Ever batfu Bents BucneswopCrtmas torn-.
ing.,Specal o Christmas sicsng, on.chie
Lais'Clars, aws, Etc.
rayasnormentdly tome s el your Christ
prset ro.Bdy pas.monI
3Evfier bayewants Qailts for Christmasgit
atg special hris.mspie o n
20ys fnw Comfotsply omae, mfor you Christ-a
3r inte aries QuCilse fo Chitmas greats
atispl fDlsi ebry l.seciallyricow
pr icenorC rsta.elig
Brin the newstbaes and ldrngs the gethis
;rear sale. Beautiful dazzling Silks at special
1oo fine Silver and Gold Handled Parasols at
pecial Christmas prices.
R HERTScGLD 1
Flome of the Best"