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HENDERSONVILLE. N . C-.,' THURSDAY. S E PTE MB B R 19, 1907
VOL. XVI, NO 87
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THE SOUTH'S GREATEST FARM PAPER
OUR PEACH CROP Egr-rtjs
The Southern Ruralist and the Men Who Make It
- This should be of greatest interest to every farmer and gardener of' the South. The Ruralist is the only' fully
reliable, up-to-date, practical Southern farm paper published. It's a dollar-a-year paper, 24 to 40 pages, twice a month.
It goes" into 75,000 Southern farm homes twice each month, and is a power for good wherever it goes. If you don't read
it you are missing a good thing. .'' ' '. - '
V MR- F. J. MERRIAM,
the publisher and managing editor, is a Georgia
farmer. , a successful one,' who puts money in the
bank every year, profits from his 200-acre farm,
now known as the' "Ruralist Farm." Hundreds
of experiments are tried out every year on that
farm. You see them' in the Ruralist
DR. H. E. STOCKBRIDGE
needs no introduction to tens of thousands of
farmers in the .Southeastern States. He. is. agri
cultural editor of the Ruralist; is owner" of m
lurce plantation near Americus. Ga.. but is more
widely known through his work with the Florida
Experiment Station, - the organization ' of the "
Jso:th Pakota Experiment Station . aud ' in the
SPECIAL PRIZE ARTICLES Every. month a number of the Ruralist is Issued covering a special subject. Cash nrizea amounting to "$20 are paid
on each subject. These anicles are written by farmers themselves. The subject to be covered In these specials for 1907 are as follows: January. "Labor-Saving
Tools and Devices"; February. -Garden and Truck Growing": March. "Increasing Yields of Cotton and Corn": April, "The Dairy"; May, "Forage Crops"; June.
Live Stock ': July. "Home Building"; August. "Special Crops That Pay"; September. "Small Grains": October. "Fruit"; November. "Farm Labor and Immigra
tion": December. "Poultry." Mr. Merrlam says: "I am going to make every Issue of the Ruralist In 1907 worth a dollar to the reader, and the paper will be
still further improved in 1908." . ' 1 - . . :- -- .-.'..
The Greatest Southern Novel ever written, "The Bishop -of Cottbntbwn" is now running in the
ituraiist. iou ougnt.to reaa it. - ,
From this you can eej;hat The Southern Ruralist is a first-class paper in every "way for the coun
try home and from. which you can. not fail to derive much pleasure and information.
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We most cordially invite .you to cl11
at ous store during the coming week to
look oyer and Jget, acquainted with the
best and latest fashions, in Men's Wear.
We are-specially urgent about this invitation
now because Fall, as you probably known, is the great
time of the year when fashions' change, and the ad
vance styles for the coming season ar sho'wn in great
est variety and attrativeness. Our new. 'stock7 is just
in and we want you to see it Never before in a'll our
experience have we been able to assemble such
a splendid line of stylish garments. Come in while
the stock is at its best. ' . . .
Among the'AvellTknown brands we carry is that of
the famous house of Schloss Bros. &. Co., the style
leaders of . Baltimore and New York. This firm :Jias
won a well-deserved reoutation for making the" verv
best in Gentlemen's wear and
the swellest shops in all large cities. We; have all C
their newest and best models as well as many other )
reliable lines. Come in to
A come to look as to buy.
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WITH THIS PAPIER
WE have just perfected arrangements with The Southern Rural
ist by which we are able to offer it to our patrons together
with our paper for only $1.00 a year. . This gives you two one dollar
papers for the price-of one.' V :
We have selected .The Southern Ruralist because we were satis
fied, after Careful examination that it was the best paper of its class,
and that it would do you more good and be more appreciated by
you than any other farm paper. "
Japanese . Agricultural Department. He has
addressed tens of thousands of farmers' insti
tutes, and . among farmers who know him there
Is no. one bo popular. He - is a man of both
national and International reputation. Dr.
Stockbridge writes just as he talks, short and
straight to the point, presenting the great scien
tific truths that are the basis of profitable farm
ing in language so simple and plain that' all
understand fully what he means.
PROF. C. L. WTLLOUGHBY
and P. N. FLINT
of the Georgia Experiment Station conduct a
splendid Dairy and live Stock Department In
each 'issue full of valuable Information to every
one Interested in live stock and dairying. '
ONF YTA FOIR ':ONILY CtS
The French Broad
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of Fall & Winter
Styles, .- including
Clohes for Gentle
its' goods are sold by
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MRS. F. J. MERRIAM
will continue to edit the Home and Children's
Department and write more of her interesting
stories that have pleased so many thousands of
readers during the last few years.'
F. J. MARSHALL,
a noted poultry man and Judge, has full charge
of the best Poultry Department ever printed in
an agricultural paper. It's , Interesting to every
one who keeps and raises poultry. -
DR. C. A. CARY. .
Veterinarian of the Alabama Experiment Station,
answers all questions of Ruralist readers, telling
them how. to handle sick and diseased live stock
and gives the remedies.
Dr. R. G BUCKNER, rooms 7 and 8
Medical Buiidincr, Phone 1270, Ashe-
ille, N. C. . Diseases of the EYE, EAR,
For Salb Brick, in any quantity.
First. class in every way Immediate
delivery. Henderson ville Brick and
Tile Co., offce in Bustler building. .
STATE GEOLOGIST'S EXHIBIT.
North Carolina Mineral Display In tht
Mines Building at Jamestown.
One of the most attractive exhibits
the Mines and. Metallurgy building
at the Jamestown, exposition is that of
North Carolina. The display , is of in
terest to the scientist In that it con
tains - many rare minerals " and gems
and some of rare crystallliatlon..- The
collection and installation of this ex
hibit have been under the direct charge
of Dr. Joseph Hyde Pratt, state geolo
gist of North Carolina. . TJbe exhibit
consists . in the ' main of building
stones, such as granite, marble and
sandstone; mica, monazite and talc, for
which North Carolina Is especially
noted; barytes, copper ores, kaolin, tin,
chromlte, specimens of abrasives, such
as millstones or buhrstones, corundum
and garnet, and quite an elaborate dis
play of gems and precious stones, cut
and uncut ; ,
u Mica has also a prominent place
among the North Carolina minerals,
and the North Carolina mica is regard
ed as standard. . . , ; '
North Carolina is well supplied with
mineral, waters of various medicinal
qualities, and these are well represent
ed In bottled form by the many owners.
Other economic minerals, as .copper,
gold, silver, barytes, graphite, , coal,
iron, chjomite, etc., are displayed
prominently, and many minerals of In
terest to the scientist, aa - 'feldspar,
flexible sandstone or itacolumite, the
ores for uranium, etc., are included In
this exhibit x
The portion of the exhibit that has
appealed most strongly to all who en
ter the Mines building is the splendid
array of ,gems an,d precljus stones.
These collections have been ''furnished
by Dr. Joseph Hyde Pratt state geolo
gist ; American , Gem and Pearl com
pany of New York, and the state "mu
seum. The two gems. found exclusive
ly in NorUi Carolina, rhodolite and
hiddenlte, are eagerly sought, aad the
splendid array of rubles, garnets, ame
thysts, "v emeralds, emerald matrix,
beryls, includjng the golden blue and
aquamarine, corundum gems, rutllated
rose ana opaiesceui quuria, ungucms;
rose and opalescent quartz, oligoclase,
twenty diamonds have been found in
the state, one of which Is shown In this
.collection.". - - - -' .
- Fruit land Institute is now open, jritb
every prospect for a most' successfu
year. " ' - "
There are already 15 more students
enrolled than last, year, and severs
more are coming. They are 'getting
down to hard work, now, ui der the able
guidance of the following experienced
teachers; Hiss Elizabeth Wharton,
Miss Miriam L Schell, Miss Gussle Dot
son.Miss Carrie B. Morgan, MUs Cljda
Hart and Mr. VV- S. Shitle.
The new dormitory for the boys is
practically completed, and will be in
use for this term. It will have coal
$3500 when finished, will contain 30
rooms, and will be heated by steam, at
a cost of $600. -
: The cost of - installing the -heating
pparatus would have been over $1200,
but the firm is doing the w'ork at actua
cost It is for this purpose that the
Institution is endeavoring to raise the
sum of $600, towards which the follow
ine subscriptions have already been
Rev. G, S. Jones. $100.00
Rev. George Wharton.......
Prof. W. 8. Shitle.......
Mrs. S. C. Freeman. ......
Miss Miriam S. Schell ....
8; J.. Posey....
French Broad Hustler......
IJLp M. Maxwell . . ... . .
ArJ. MoMinn. ...
Ql !(. Norman.
4 Miss G ussle Hutcheson ..... .. ,
Dr. W.. G. Hutcheson... ".;..
A. R. WrightT.
Mrs. T. Pittillo.
AJrs. Sam Stepp. ........ . rr. . . . .
.(. .The trustees held a meeting
Wednesday and-instructed Financial
Agent Posey to. use evry endeavor to
raise the sum necessary to pay for the
It is confidently, believed there are
hundreds of friends of education in this
count v who will contribute a dollar
each for this purpose.'
AH subscriptions should be sent di
rect to Prof. Posey, and a list will later
be published in the Hustler of the con
tributors. "Any gift will be thankfully
received. ' ,
.The Institute is now out of debt and
it is desired to keep it out. The trus
tees wish to pay cash for everything in
the foture, and they , believe they can
do so. .
Fruitland Institute is doing a grand
work and should receive the support of
the community. -
Every, friend : of education In tht
county should 'send in some contribution,
however small, to Prof. Posey. It
should! reach him not later than Bept.
25th,when a full list of the contributors
to this imost worthy cause' will be pub
North Carolina Negro Exhibit.'
'North . Carolina has contributed to
the Jamestown exposition a most Inter
esting negro exhibit, housed in the
Negro building at" the Tercentennial.
Under the. charge of the Rev. C. H.
Williamson, commissioner general of
the North Carolina negro exhibit, this
display represents te work of-every
educational, industrial and religious In
stitution in the state: -
Most ' wonderful of all Is "the work
done by the school for the colored
deaf, dumb and blind, located at Ral
eigh. The needle and fancy work
and the woodcarvlng and other handi
work of the1 unfortunate students of.
this institution have attracted the at
tention of the entire country.
The colleges and schools represented
in the negro exhibit of North Carolina
are as follows: School For the Colored
Deaf, Dumb and Blind, Raleigh; Ashe
ville graded school, Asheville; High
Point Normal school, High Point; State
Normal school, Elizabeth City; Roanoke
Institute, Elizabeth City; W bitted
graded school, Durham; St Augustine's'
school,' Raleigh; -A. and M. college,
Greensboro; Joseph K. Bride x school,
Enfield; Henderson Normal Institute
and Shaw university, Baleigh.-
Among, the nost interesting exhibits I
In the general display of NortbrCaro- i
una negro development is a collection
of- negro publications. The exhibit of
African curios Js also, most interesting
and'unlque. v " 7 ,
FALL SUITS ARE IN
- Yours is here. Come in and
see it. Try it oji and note the
QUALITY -and STYLE.
You'll be pleased. -
All the LATEST PAT
TERNS ; checks, stripes.
"gray .and brown, mixed .
weaves. . Made by CLOTH
ING EXPERTS. . . '
More style and service for
your money than any other
store can give you.
Kantbebeat clothes are
If you want proof of this
claim, come in and see for
All this store asks is a
chance to SHOW .YOU.
Come and put Kantbebeat
clothes, to the test.
On all our Spring and Summer Suits
These prices will interest you -
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J. O. WillieoiLS
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