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THE CAUCASIAN. THE UC ASIAN. and Nrw Job Type hare two at.tc4 to our Job Oflff, and we can n w do work to nit ma tho mwt ra lUeou. Call la and m Mmpto ol tho work re luvo done latheUat few day. fcoT' AUvertWng nXt mad know on application. ,.-Iil.!i-IKI KVKKV THUKKUAY, I!, MAKIOX HITLER, Ivlil'T ami Proprietor. Tl,j. ri k we give you a neatly )rilnl .-TOII Ur Nt,w I'UKSS AM) WITH NEW TYPE. u -how your appreciation by Xure A07 jart wulto BupromAoy VOL. VII. CLINTON, N. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1889. No. 40. CA H!i; l-DITOU'S CHAIR. ,,)v I II i x ;s LOOK from ul'i: STAND POINT. Th.' Ouinion of The Caucasian and lh.' Opinion of others which we Cm Endorse on the Various Topics of the Day. Tl.r ( ii issom Insane Asylum jiivi'-tiLMtion has been in prn t :.-- -once .1 ii tic 2Jt!i. The tes timony was closed Monday and i lawyers for the prosecution in, l lt Tense are now making t!i ir agiftnents. TJio pioba I ihty i-, from all wo can learn, Unit Hi- I'.oard will sustain Hie Mil . l iiitriident by a majority i,t ntif. I'.ut whatever may be tin' derision of tin? Board, there i-, .-till a hiirher tribunal in Nmth Carolina, which is public opinion. We will have more to siy :ifter the verdict is r end- iri'd. The lioard of Trrstees of Trinity 'ollege met in (Jreens hoi'ii last week and decided by a vote of li) to 12 to ir ove the Institution to Raleigh. There is much division of opinion as to the wisdom of the ftep taken ly the Trustees. But if it means a renewed interest and awakening of duty on the part of the Methodist of the State that will result in triving the College a sufficient endowment, then their action is no mistake. Thd action of the lioard, how ever, is not fixed as the M. E. Conference, which meets in (ireensboro on November 28th, must ratify before removal. I hat the Encampment came too early this yeai Js. now evi dent to all. The majority of the members of the State Guard are. boys from the farm and their interests and convenience should have been consulted. We insisted upon this in a series of articles la.t spring, but no other paper paid any attention to our comment or noticed the fact that the time fixed was not judicious ly selected, and the persons in authority were too wise to learn from a little one-horse local pa per. But now they need no ad vice for their experience will make them wiser next year. If the date were fixed at about the lat week in July there would be "() more boys in camp than at present. The present arrange incut is an injustice to those who are kept at home by im perative farm duties. On last Wednesday, July 10th, the University of North Caro lina lost, in the death ot lof. Ralph II. Gravesoneof its most distinguished Professors, and America one of its best mathe maticians. So far as we know, he certainly did not have a su perior south of the Mason & Dixon line. Prof. Graves was a perfect gentleman, loved and ad mired by his pupils and respect ed and esteemed by all who knew him In 1875, when only 24 years of age, he was elected to the chair of Mathematics at the State University, and at that time he was competent to fill any other chair of the institu tion. We fear that his place will not soon, if ever, be filled A powerful intellect, a delicate constitution, wonderful applica tion and over-work tell the sad story of his untimely death. Was it the courage, fidelity, and patriotism of the people that established this Nation? If so, then it is the welfare, comfort, and prosperity of the people that this government should endeavor to protect and support, and not the interests of a class, and ol combines antago nistic to the best interests of the people. National Economist. Ex-Gov. Jarvis wisely declin ed the Presidency of tbeAgricul tural and Mechanical College o t Raleigh. He has theadministra live capacity doubtless,but what does he know of farming aud mechanics? There is often lack lug the "eternal fitness of things." Wil. Messenger. THK BXCAMPMBXT. iNTi:iti:sTiN; nkktcii or ouit souii:k boys ijv tiii: ki-:a--m an v point- i:i NOTi:.S AM) SI'ICY i Nci i i:nts. Stall" Cor. Tin: Caicasiax. Caii- Latimeu, TIM Kit, 1 LLK, N. 0., July 15, '89. , y nmirrsviu The Encampment of North Carolina's soldier boys, at Wrights ville is now in full blast. The camp is located in the same beautiful grove in which it wa3 located last year and everything is passing off pleasantly. There are now in camp twenty-eight companies, only two beinsj ab sent, one of which,. the Maxton Guards, Co. E, Second Regiment, will reach camp on Mondav. The ranks of the Second Regi ment have been swelled since last year by the addition of Co. D, from Rocky Mount, The Scotland Neck Mounted Rifle men have been temporarily at tached to the Second, and if each of its companies could have come with anything like all en listed men, the gallant old Second would, no doubt, be the largest of the entire State Guard. In point of size, the Fourth Regiment takes the cake, and its large and well drilled band is the recipient of many deserv ed compliments. It is now evident to all that the Encampment came to early, as very lew companies - have many more than thirty men, the requisite number. Had it come two weeks later, we feel safe in saying that there would have been at least three hundred men more in camp. The music of each regiment this year is excellent, and none better than that of the Second Regiment, furnished by the ex cellent and handsome Germania Rand of Wilmington. We ven ture to say that its membeisare the finest looking men of any band in the entire camp. 1 here is Regimental Drill at G o'clock, each morning, Guard Mounting at 8, after which then the boys are set at liberty until G I' M.; when Dress Parade takes place. Hundreds of spec tators are present every evening to witness dress parade, which is the most attractive feature of the entire exercises. After dress parade the boys, excepting the guard are at liberty until 12 o'clock at winch time challeng ing begins, and every one who attempt to pass in is halted at the point of the bayonet and if he is not a commissioned officer with the countersign he is promptly marched to the guard house where his name, regiment and company are taken, and he is the next day reported and put on double dutw A young West Point cwlet, who is attending the Encamp ment, attempted to pass through the-lines Wednesday night in an improper 'manner, thinking he might find the guard ignorant enough to be outwitted by him, but he was sadly disappointed and marched into the guard house where he took up his abode for the remainder of the nignt. On Thursday evening Gov. Fowle, commander-in-chief, re viewed the troops. The Gover nor was looking his best and we heard many complimenting his fine appearance. He expressed himself as highly pleased with the appearance of the State Guard, and here we might re mark that this body has no bet ter friend and well-wisher than Governor Fowle, as his past ac tions have shown. The biggest day of the En campment as yet was Friday, which was Veterans Iay. State Guard was drawn up in one line near a quarter or a mile long, in front of which Gov. Fowle and staff rode and near three hundred veterans, under com mand of Col. W. L. DeLossett, wf Wilmington, paraded. Among this number were seen Dr. R. H 1 (olliday and J. T. Gregory, of Clinton. After the paiade a sham charge upon the veterans was ordered by Gen. Anthony and the sol dier boys rushed with fixed bay onets toward the veterans, who raised the "rebel yell," and rush Continued on Second Page. HARRY TRACY. FOR TWO HOURS HE AD DRESSES A Ii ROE CROWD OF SAMPSON FARM KRS AND OTHER CITIZENS. THE STARTLING CONDITION OF THE AGRICULTURAL CLASS-THE CAUSE. A Century has Witnessed a Fearful Contorting of the Leading Tenets and Fundamental Principals of Our Once Republican Form of Gov. ernment. Money and Tyranny are Masters, Principle and the People are SIaves.The Result of Wrong Education. DIREFUL AXARCHY CANNOT BE Alt KESTTED SAVE BY RADICAL RE FORM THE EFFECTIVE AND ONLY REMEDY. On last Friday, the i.2th inst., according to appointment, Col. Harry Tracy, of Texas, the Na tional Lecturer of the Farmers' Alliance, spoke at this place. A goodly audience of our most intelligent citizens were out to hear him, not members of th Farmers' Alliance onlj,butalso lawyers, doctors, ministers, mer chants and members of nearly every other profession in the county, all of whom gave the speaker close and thoughtful attention. Col. Tracy, after being intro duced by the editor of The Caucasian, arose and commenc ed by saying he wished to open the eyes of his brethren and others with with common in terest to bur deplorable condi tion to-day, and the cause of this condition. Next he would discuss the principles of the Alliance, and hoped thereby to convince all intelligent listeners that this organization was the most powerful means and tha only eitective remeay for cor- jecting the evils that exUt, for wresting the power of oppres sion from slick-tongued dema gogues, unprincipled lobyists, grinding monopolies and heart less combines, (who now misrule the country, ana thereby save our government from anarchial destruction, by restoring it to its prestine purity of equal citi zenship under just and equal laws, as advocated, planned, and established by patriotic Patrick Henry and. pure and democratic Thomas Jefferson, Is this to-day a government of the people, for the people and by the people ? No, it is a gov ernment of the monopolist, for he monopolist and by the mo nopolist! Lo! what a change; he Republic of Washinytou and Jefferson has been transformed into a despotism more grinding than that of the Russian Empire The money kings rule, the peo ple are their slaves. This is no longer a Republic, for no gov ernmeat can be a Republic tha grants special privileges to any of its citizens. The special priv ileties that our corrupted law makers have granted to the fa vored few have made them un mensely wealthy at the expense of the many. Col. Tracy illus trated how a few men organized had been able to bring abou such a ie3ult by describing the formation and growth of the coal oil trust. Jt commenced by these few men getting Con gress, oy ouymg tue votes oi of members, to grant them spe cial privileges, under the decep tive name of a protective tariff, which cut off foreign competi tion and made it possible" for the coal oil men to raise the price, that is make us pay more for the oil than it was worth After awhile these greedy coa oil men decided that they were not getting rich fast enough, so they met together and talked the matter over and at last de cided to bind themselves into an agreemeut, called a trust, to make us all pay even more for the coal oil than they were able to charge us under the special privileges Congress had given them, so up goes the price of oil agaic. We pay the money, grumble about hard times and don't know what is the matter. The coal oil'men get the money, get rich and laugh at us poor fools for our ignorance and helplessness. . Is this trust the only one ? No, here are hundreds of them, trusts on every thing. In the ast thirty days the price of su gar has jumped up, what ia the cause ? A sugar trust is the an swer. On whom does this tax bear heaviest ? On the Laborer and farming cTass. How do we know this ? Because they are working harder and producing more each year, yet getting poorer and deeper in debt every day. You need not take my word for this, you know it your self, and if you want facts and figures tarn . to the census re port and read facts that will stagger your intelligence. That report shows that the richest and most productive farming lands of this country is mort gaged to more than three-fourths of its value. Take the State of Uinois, its farming land is worth $1,217,009,000, a.nd mo nopolies and railroad corpora- ions hold mortgages on it to he amount of ? 1,000 ,000,000 ; he agricultural property of Ohio is worth $1,617,000, and it is mortgaged for 81,227,000,000 : in Iowa the land is worth $625.- 000,000, it is mortgaged for $567,- the elegant steamer, D. Murchi 000,000; and so on we might go son, on the way to Wrightsville, through the whole list. These Northern States are, howevqr, mortgaged deeper than we are, but our condition is growing worse every day and we will soon be in as bad a condition as they. Now when a man's land gets mortgaged under such con- ditions it is almost certain that he will never be able to redeem it. That such has been the case the same census report shows, Go and read for yourselves, What does it say ? It says that twivfif ths of the men who own ed three acres of land in 1870 did not own a foot in 1880, that one-fifth or the men who owned ten acres in 1870 did not own a foot of land in 1880, that one-seventh of the men who pride in the Independent com owned twenty acres in 1870 did pany. It will be one hundred not own a foot in 1880, and so years on August 23d, 1893 al cn, and all this took place in mo9t as old as the government. the short space of ten years. We shudder to think of what the next census will show, and if his thing continues the time is not far off when all the land of this county, as well as the mon ey, will be in the hands of the few, then will come anarchy and strife as sure as God has implanted a sense of justice and ri?ht in the human breast, A little over a hundred years ago we took up our guns in righteous wrath and patriotic indignatian and drove the last British Red-coat from American soil, because they wished us to pay an unjust tax ot a few cents on tea and stamped paper. To day we are paying an unjust tax, a thousand times larger, to these infernal trusts and combines, than the British Government ever would have asked tor. Wiry have we so changed ? W by do we suffer this monstrous in- jne tice? It is because we have been educated wrong, because we don't know that we are pay ing this tax, we don't know why we are getting poorer, we don i know what is the matter. When a man is sick he must know what is the matter before he can doctor himself. Our cor rupted legislators and bought up newspapers (all paid for by the money of these trusts) have taught us to believe that every thing was going on right, that it was our patriotic duty to work harder and get poorer each year in oraer to protect norae industnes"protect home in dustries," indeed ! What a re ductive phrase, what lying soph istry ! A phrase which means nothing less than a few men getting rich at our expense Now the great idea of - the Alliance is to dispel this delu- sion. to uneducate the masses liver an address also. President and educate them aright, to ere- John F. Crowell,of Trinity Col ate a healthy, honest, intelli- lege will be there, gent public sentiment, out of The Trustees of the Graded which will grow a society that School postposed the election of will do justice alike to rich and a superintendent until to day, poor. When this is done money, The indication point to the se- corruption and lying sophistry cannot carry national elections and rule this country to ruin, All the Alliance has to do with politics is to educate its members in the science of polit- ical economy so that they can wield the ballot intelligently. but it is not and never can be- come a partisan political organ- lzation. lnere are dozens Of Other points very effectively discu?sed by the speaker, all of which we would like to notice, but time ana space loroia. In the afternoon Col. Tracy met the Alliance in secret ses- si on, exemplified the secret work of the order and gave some sage and timely adviee to the breth- of breaking into a bonded ware ren; the most striking, practical house in the upper ,portion of and useful of which wo? how the county. Harmon is in jail, to steer clear of the mortgage the rope that drags the farmers' neck to eternal poverty. CUMBERLAND NEWS. DOWN THE HISTORIC CAPE FEVR. A ROUSING CFNTENNIAL MEETING LETTERS FROM JEFF. DAVIS. D. B. Nicholson, Esq., and Others to Speak at Lillington S.S.Conven-' tion I'ROSPERO V 8 C )TT N FA CTOR1 ES RAISING THE TRICE OF THE PRODUCT. Slat Farmers Alliance Will Be Welcomed on August Kith. JUST RACK FROM JAP- N. Iteg. Cor. Caucasian. Fayetteville, N. C, July 15th, 1889. Your correspondent is aboard to the encampment. The breeze as the boat glides down the riv er is delightfully cool and re freshing, and I pity the people who are walking the hot streets or are cooped up in stores and offices in Fayetteville. A trip down the classic Cape Fear is About twenty-five pleasant young ladies and gentlemen are aboard, who left town with me this morning. The number is beine increased at the different landings. The Lawn party of the F. I. L. I. last Monday night at the Park was a success and pleasant occasion, as everything under taken by this company is. The people of this city take much The company went to the en- campment on the special train last Tuesday, carrying ' forty men. They are well drilled and will make a decided impression. Other members have joined them since they left. On the 'special" . was the Greensboro and Winston companies and a good many citizens including ladies. At Lumber Bridge they were joined by the company at that place A revival is in progress at Union Church a few miles south west of the city. Rev. E J. Edwards is conducting the meet ings. The centennial meeting in the Tabernacle Monday night was The Cornet Band interesting "discoursed sweei music," and Judge J as. C. MacRae and Col. W. J. Green delivered addresses They were good, mainly relating kto the history of the constitu tion. Dr. T. D. Haigh presided over the meeting Dr. James A. Hodzes read several letters to different persons from ex- President Jefferson Daviswhich evoked much applause and en thusiasm. Dr. W. C. McDuffie, of this city, is the surgeon of the F. I. L. I., and is with the company. He is one of the bjainest and most distinguished physicians in the Stat. Judge Advocate, Gen'l Thus. H. Sutton, is at the encampment; Lieut. W, S. Cook and Surgeon J. C. Hodges, both of the 2nd Regiment, are also there. A Sunday-School Convention of - Lillington Circuit will be held at Sardis Church on Au ,. 1st. Capt. S. C. Rankin and Geo. P. McNiell, of this city are to deliver the address. D. B. N ich- olson, Esq , of Clinton, is to de- lection of a vigorous and intel- lectual vouug teacher, who has already distinguished himself in educational circles. The comity commissioners granted license to retail liquor to twelve persons last Monday, That is the number of bar- rooms in the city limits. Others are in the suburbs. The hteh water in the river has causftd almost a. snsnension Uf wnrtr on Hir now railroad hridt?e. It is ranidlv falline. however, and work will go on ,nore actively on account of the delay. John Harmon, Hannibal Pope and another man not yet taken, are to have a hearing on July 1 30th before the United States Commissioner here, on a charge Pope out on bond and Matthews not taken. ' What the facts are I we do not know. It I strange that the authori ties allow the streets to be dug up at this season of the year, but that is exactly what is be ing done for th purpose of lay ing water-logs and gas mains in extending the two systems. Rev. John F. McMillan, of South Carolina, preached In the Baptist church yesterdiy. This church is without a pastor. Bishop J. V. Hood, of the A. M E. church has succeeded in completing a neat and substan tial church on Moore street. Two engines of the C. F. & Y. Railway collided in the yard here- last week, damaging both eugines. The local demand he:e for cotton causes it to bring a price in advance of the market at the largest seaports. Seven cotton factories in the county get their supply here. The Hope Mills company will start their No. 2 factory in about a week or two, and next year they will build the third one. They have about four hundred thousand dollars invested in this county, and are making money, as is evidenced by build ing new mills. Miss Isabella Leete, who has just returned from Japan, brought many articles from that country for presents to her friends and relatives. She has had them on exhibition to call ers at Mrs. Archie Smith s. on Cool Spring street. Many of them are beautiful and show the wonderful advance the Japanese have made in the arts. It was equal to an art show. There was a dagger twelve hundred years old. The writer was the recipient of a handsome paper-cutter, such as is used in Japan. It is con venient but curious. The second annual meeting of the State Farmer's Alliance meets in Fayetteville on August 13th next. The County Alliance has appointed committees to look after the arrangements for the meeting and to secure a low rate of board for the farmers Fayetteville is delighted to know that this organization will meet in her confines, and your correspondent promises . the farmers a cordial and hearty re ception at the hands of the peo ple of thi3 city, which is noted ior its nospital tty. HOW TO BENEFIT YOUlt TOWN. There is genuine truth and good practical common sense in the following article from the Charlote Chronicle, which our best and most useful citizens and business men will not fail to appreciate: Every now and then some de serving and enterprising news paper, gains the godd will of small lown by an elaborate ar ticle on them. The most that the title! gen erally does, is to tickle the van ity and gratify the pride of the citizens of the town written up One flaring write up of a smal town in a State paper could hardly be expected to do more than compliment the people. "Blowing" helps a town, if it has anything to blow about; bu the best advertisement any town can have, is a live, thriving pi per, crowded with well -written advertisements of every buHl ness in the place, from doctor to blacksmith. The reason ad vertisements in tne local payer make a good advertisement o the town, is that the world knows that advertising pays and people know that where al the business men of a town ad veruse, tney must De prosper ous, because prosperity is the inevitable result of liberal ad vertising. There are some towns whose citizens will give liberally to see the town arritten-up glow ingly in a paper in a larger town while the home paper inevita bly and unanswerably gives the lie to the fulsome and paid-f or puff,-by its own meagrely patron ized advertising columns. Advertising in the home pa per brings immediate results, -a 1 a from patrons, and it brings co lateral profits from the benefit that every town derives from a local paper crowded with home advertisements. A column puff in a foreign paper does not equal a one inch advertisement in the poorest home weekly, in immediate or in . collateral results. If you want to build up your own trade, advertise in your home paper; if you' want to build up your town, build up your home paper. Mr. and Mrs. Graham will take a small dog with them when they shoot the Niagra Rapids in their barrel. It is hoped noth ing serious will happen to the dog. OUR FARMERS' C0LUMX. SOMETHING INTERESTING TO THOSE WHO TILL THE SOIL. TU-rc t mo itutt-rial rrwn- tkr I. aril hfttl mt -rmanrnj w Uhout mrrk-ulttiral projsrriM." fSo many agricultural pa pers are published and articles written by men, who have little or no practical experience as armers, that information aud suggestions through such modi- utns have fallen into disrepute and does but little irooti. In view of this fact, we wiih to get he views and tested plans of practical farmers fortbis column each week. So farmers, send in an accouut of your success in any branch of Agriculture, for the benefit of the fraternity, -afc Larrrae for II jr. It is natural to compare lu cerne with clover.which it much resembles. It is one of the few plants that in nutritive value surpasses clover for hay. Chemi cal analysis of lucerue or alfalfa hay shows that for feeding it is as well worth 227.60 per ton as clover is worth $14.20 and timo thy $12.40. Alfalfa is especial- y rich in protein. It is there- ore worth even more than clo ver to balance a ration of corn meal, which is the usual ration with whish hay must always be fed in this country. N. C. Bul- etin. The farmers of our section should pay more attention to the raising of grasses for hay, then it will not be necessarv for us to buy car loads of hay from Chicago, with which to feed on idle stock. The North Carolina Bulletin for June contains the following rop reports from Sampson: Sampson. Cotton doing well, hough very small: fine seasons through June and prospect for all crops best for four years past. - Storms Cotton iu Piney Grove township damaged from rain and ha'l; rest of tho county re ports no complaint. Corn is doing well, in spite f the recent heavy rains, and if seasons will continue for two weeks longer the harvest will be abundant. What Will You Send to The State Fair? Mr. P. M. Wilson, the Secreta ry ot the State Fair, has sent out the following circular: This is intended for you, my friend. Please collect and nut in a trough box and fasten do sen with a cross strip to pre vent scattering, a few bundles of your wheat, oats, rye, hay, clover, ensilage, corn, millet, lu cerne, &c. Direct to the Secre tary of the Stat Fair, Raleigh, JN. u., attacu cam witn your name and pestoffle address and such descriptions as you may think best. It will illustrate your county, your neighborhood and your personal enterprise. It will be seen by thousands of people, it may ne tne means of attracting capital and people to your section; it will only cost you a little labor and will do a great deal towards making the oiaie raira collection or pro ducts from all parts of the State and a collection of its people to see them. This will stimulate a higher Stale pride. P. M. Wilsjx, Secretary of State Fair. Whatever you may pend lo the State Fair, bo sure, as a tnal of county pride, not to tell the authorities that our farmers have ben buying immense quantities ox corn, meat and hay from Chicago. The Trae Farner. . When our farmers fet theic farms seeded to clover aud the grasses, and divorce the farm from the cotton and tobacco in cubus, thay will begin to realize how much easier it is to live and make money by, g.owing stock, not only ior their own needs, but also for the markets The farmer who always has something for sale, and is not asl amed to market it, we find independent of combinations and trusts. It is also true tha the farmer who produces wha be consumes has but few de mands upon his bank account and as a natural consequence, has the. ready cash for most de mands. John Kobissox, Commissioner. A South Georgia Farmer says he prevents his cows from j nmp- ingafence by cutting off their lower eye-lashes. f This makes the fence appear to be about three times higher than it is. Savannah New?. - cuiumiiVM txmNKiu Something Interesting for lb Utile Folks. fTrriwrwt lor Tub CtT.tu rr rrt k W. A. Job. WHAT WAS IT? t ITMtr AYB. Uttrmm tut Im ktl ta kU porkrt. Martiln mi bi ud tuajry tajt. iloh !- brloftg ta taova, A tittt-r trt tw-r tall Not M n. WLt did tut r in bU A t.ul.lj tipr Mid ratjr rrrw, A brmitjf waU-b-kry trobo la !, A Bb-bwtk in a tojl? ol iiajr f No ik h lUlng. WW did he haw La Ma prfceO UnicrMtrral itumIm, a wblaU a auuW, Hutiona, a kail WHfeji htvar MatW, A nail r !win! a raUl gaa r - Nvttiict one. What did b Uar la hi pork? Hrtor Im M trly crrrt tnd-r Ibr tnwum carefully trf4. And away Ihcy alt o litem qulral? atola T ai lilf. gaae- Qaeitiaat: We hope our vonng friends friends will answer. 1. When was the. first news paper Ueued ? 2. In what battle did the Americans whip tho Loyalists without the loss ot a man? 3. What animal never sleeps? 4. What is the meaning of "Amethyst?" Aaswen ta u.aeatiaaa Akf4 (a Lait Week'a faaraiiaa. The Koran of the Mohamme dans, the Tri Petikes of the Buddhists, the Five King of the Chinese, the three Vedasof the Hludoos, the Eddas of the Scandinavians, the Zendevester of the Persians, the Scriptures of tho Christians. 2. Cain. 3. St. John's Newfoundland. 4. Ghent, Belgium. no. C. rrMM-WaN Eaigau. My first Is in Ice, but not In snow. My second in plant, but not in grow. My third in church, but net ia steeple. Mv fourth in crowd, but not In people. ' My fifth in clay, but not in ground. My sixth in square, but not in round. My seventh iu lion, but not in cub. My eighth in washing, but not In tub. My ninth in sowing, bat not in seed. My whole a something that all should read. Aamver t Eaiatanla Laat Iiaae. No. 4 New York and Brook- yn Bridge. No. 5- Henry . Longfellow. Correct answers have been re ceived from Miss Mabel John son, Keyser, N. C, P. I. Cox. venansville, N. C. FRUIT CHOP. How to Save It and Make Money, Commissioner John Robinson has the following article in the -June number of the Agricultural Bulletin, which our citizens would do well to heed: The present fruit crop of the State Is abundant especially ia this true of the peach. It properly taken care of it muHt prove a ourroof much comfort and luxury an well as im mense revenue. From present indi cations there can be no money In shipping the peach as it ripens, po. gibly not paying transportation. KvaiKraU'I irutts always bring good prices when nicely handled, and are then in good condition to be kept. 1 he testimony of nil grocery- men with whom I have conversed In that North Carolina canned goods are equal to any, If no superior, which, to Kay the least, la very en couraging. There unquestionably is more money in canning than in any oilier nioue ol preserving the Iruit when part lea are prepared Tor it and understand It. Where not p:epared to can.snve by evaporation, by alt mtrt!is save the fruit. An evaiMrator costs but but little, and Is easily handed. One iarth Caro lina dealer in dried fruits told this writer last sunnier, long before the close of the season, that hehadshlp- peu seventeen car loads of dried blackberries, and he was satisfied he would ship eighteen more, making in all thirty-five car loads. Thte i merely given to 1mw tL Immense dejuand, and how difficult to overstock the. market In dried or canned fruits. i m a Undertaker (called in to take the measure of an editor who had blown ot his brainsHave you learned why ojr talented citizen did this? Coroner His paper appeared this morning with a notice that a certain dinner which he at tended yesterday was "most de lestible," when he wrote amost digestible." - ' Undertaker And your ver dict? Justifiable suicide. : Too Smakt. "How did yon pass the Fourth V "Didn't pass it till the 6th'