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Tuesday, July 2C, 1904.1
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER 13 STATE NEWS FROM CURRITUCK TO CHEROKEE. Items of Interest Gleaned from Our Cor respondents and Exchanges. Maifor Powell, of Raleigh, bars cider, ruling it can no longer be sold as a soft drink. Attendance at the A. & M. College Summer School now exceeds 900 and will reach 1,000 next year. William Marks, of Roanoke Rap ids, was killed in a fight on an excur sion train at Portsmouth last week. Hook & Sawyer, of Charlotte, are preparing plansxfor the building of Greensboro's $30,000 Carnegie li brary. The dispensary campaign in Wil mington, the issue being saloons or a dispensary, is quite warm. The election takes place Wednesday, 27th. State Chemist Kilgore, who has if. been at Virginia Beach recuperat ing after severe illness has now gone to Canada for a few weeks. His health is improving. The Osborn hotel at Oxford was burned early Tuesday morning. Fire supposed to have originated from a defective flue. The loss is estimated at $G,000 with $2,500 insurance. The Democratic State Committee will meet in Raleigh on the 26th to organize and map out the plan of campaign. Senator Simmons will be re-elected chairman and A. J. Field secretary. A gentleman familiar with the to bacco business states that in Duplin, Wayne, Lenoir and other adjoining counties, the tobacco crop will be just about twenty per cent of the crop of last year. The Charlotte Observer is author ity for the statement that the val uation of real estate in that city has been increased 150 per cent infive years. There is a steady building movement in "the city. Hon. W. W. Kitchin of the Fifth District, has' now the appointment of a cadet at West Point. Any . young men in the district wishing this ap pointment will do well to write to Mr.- Kitchin at Roxboro at once. Herman A. Gudger, son of Hon. H. A. Gudger, United States Con sul to Panama, has been appointed Deputy Collector of Customs and Shipping Commissioner at Ancon, in the canal zone of the Isthmus of Panama. The Goldsboro tobacco ware houses are already making extensive preparations for the opening, which takes place in August. The mana gers of these warehouses say that they are looking forward to a good- sized crop of tobacco and good prices. Ei&ht new rural free libraries were established last week. This makes a total of 770 in the State. Of the eight new libraries one is for a col ored school district in Martin Coun ty. The other seven are distributed as follows: 1 in Hertfo.rd, 2 in Car- taret, 2 in Montgomery and 2 supple mentary libraries in Orange. Col. Olds : After reading the- spe cial article in last Sunday's Observer concerning the great North Carolina fisheries, and the fishing interests generally, which employ 35,000 per sons, many persons have remarked that they never before had an idea how extensive this industry was in this State. v After a warm rnntpat. in (Ireens- boro Tuesday on the question of abolishing saloons, in the city for the sale of beer and whiskey, the prohibitionists won, the official vote being: for saloons 315, against- sa loons 741. After January 1st there can be no saloons in Greensboro or Guilford County for at least two years. Reidsville Review: Mr. S. C. Ad ams, president of the Inter-State To bacco Growers' Association, has written a letter to the farmers of Virginia and North Carolina, in which he states, after dealing with other important matters, that a mammoth meeting of the representa tives of farmers' clubs will be held in Danville, Va., on August 15th. The meeting will be strictly a busi ness meeting and the co-operation and assistance of warehousemen. bankers and tobacco men who have been forced out of business by the trust is desired. The annual meeting of the North Carolina Women's Association for Improvement of Public School Houses and Grounds was held in Ra leigh last week, Mrs. Hollowell, of Goldsboro, presiding. Thirty coun ties of, the local organizations were represented by delegates. Six field workers were also present. The Wake County Association also held a highly' interesting meeting a few days ago. Electing the following of ficers for the ensuing year: Presi- jdent, Miss Edith Royster; First Vice-President, Miss Fannie E. S. Heck; Second Vice-President, Miss Johns; Secretary, Mrs. Reddish; Treasurer, Miss Waitt; Executive Committee, chairman, "Mrs. E. E. Mofiitt, Mrs. Buff aloe, of Garner; Mrs. William Smith, Mrs. A. D. Hun ter, Miss Ada WomBle, Mrs. F. L. Stevens. Farmers' Institutes Last Week. Editors Progressive Farmer : Last week Farmers' Institutes were held at Carthage, Troy, Ashboro. Concord, Shelby and Rutherfordton. While the attendance was not large, enough were present to show that our farmers are deeply interested on top ics which promise to be of benefit to them. There were over 400 present at Concord, and notwithstanding the hot weather, they were all attentive listeners, and .were quick and ready with questions for their speakers to answer. Troy, Ashboro and Concord are growing towns, and each of them have a fine farming country around them which will insure their future success. The writer was not present at Shelby and Rutherfordton. W. J. C. If you have improved eggs or poul try for sale, put an ad. m our arm ear's Exchange. mm m. ii it a FACTORY LOADED SHOTGUN SHELLS. mot sentiment that makes the most successful shots shoot Winchester Pactorv Loaded Shells, It's the re sults they give. It's their entire reliability, even ness of pattern and uniform shooting. Winchester mm m. m m . 4 4 Leader" shells, loaded witn smoneiess powaer, are the best shells on the market. Winchester "Repeater" shells loaded with smokeless powder are cheap in price but not in quality. Winchester "New Rival " black powder shells are the favorite black powder load on the market on account of their shooting and reloading qualties. Try either of these brands and you'll be well pleased. They are mm a mm. mmmm m mm m a m m. m m a m. 1 A A Vl "V v - r - u mmm m rwv ra mmm ... i jL. a a ml PUSH FARM IMPLEMENTS AMD SEEDS. 11 former quotations on cotton hoes are withdrawn, and the following prices in force, f. o. b., Raleigh : f4 lbs. Bolles riveted handle hoes (per doz.) $3.40 8 lbs. Bolles riveted handle hoes (per doz.) 3.75 84 lbs. Bolles riveted handle hoes (per doz.) 4.00 9 lbs. Bolles riveted handle hoes (per doz.) 4.15 Gorghum Per Bu. Orange, or Amber $1.40 Kaffir Corn 1.40 Millet, Etc. Per Bu. German, Choice . $1.40 Hungarian 1.50 Pearl or Cat-tail, per lb .07 Pearl or Cat-tail (by mail) - .16 Soja Beans 1 1.35 Velvet Beans 3.75 Teosinte, per lb. (by mail) . .50 Artichokes 1.25 P. O. B., Richmond, Va. (Bags 10 cents extra.) Packages and bags for Peas, Clover and Grass Seeds charged extra. Prices subject to market changes. M IMPROVED ALLIANCE SEWING T1ACHINES, $16.50 $U7p5, $18.50 DELIVERED, FREIGHT PREPAID, TO YOUR NEAREST R. R. STATION. Meat, Dry Salted, Smoked. Lard, Pure Leaf and Compound. Flour, Sugar, Coffee, Molasses, etc., at WHOLESALE PRICES. T. B. PARKER, 5. B. A., Raleigh, Af. C.