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Tuesday, September 2",' 1004.
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER 13 STATE NEWS FROM CURRITUCK TO CHEROKEE. Items of Interest Gleaned from Onr Cor respondents and Exchanges. Buie's Creek Academy opens .vith an enrollment sixty larger than ever before. There is an epidemic of typhoid fever at -the Baptist Orphanage at Thorn asville. Dr. Julian M.Baker, who was tried in Tarboro last week for killing Dr. Bass, was acquitted. Geo. Till ey, a farmer, ishot his wife and her mother at their home near Raleigh last week,, as a result of a quarrel. The Republicans of the Third Congressional District have nomi nated Judge W. S. O'B. Robinson, of Goldsboro, for Congress. Hon. Thos. Watson, Populist can: didate for President, will speak at Kewton, October 3rd. This is his only appointment in North Carolina. The Durham building, on South Tryon street, harlotte, was gutted by a fire of unknown origin late Wednesday night. The loss is esti mated at about $90,000. Henry Martin, who was shot dur ing the troubles over Miss Abbott, the Ohio school teacher, in Caldwell County a few days ago, has been taken to a Salisbury hospital for treatment. At a meeting of A. & N. C. Rail way stockholders last week, Mr. J. W. Grainger, of Kinston, was elect-ed-president at a salary of $100 a year; 'Dr. J. Broadhurst, of Golds boro, secretary and treasurer, at a salary of $300 a year. , State Chairman Rollins has ap pointed Mr. Fred A. Hull, of Ashe ville, secretary of the Republican State Committee in place of Mr. R. H. McNeill, the latter's law practice in Washington preventing him giv ing his full time to the campaign. The Alamance County Fair is one of a series of five to be held in the State. They are arranged as fol lows: Burlington, September 27-30; Winston-Salem, October 3-7; Greens boro, October 11-14; Raleigh, Octo ber 17-21; Charlotte, October 25-28. Rich Square Times: As told by our special from George, a factory is being erected in Northampton to utilize green pine straw in the manu facture of various articles. This factory is- expected to do much for this section and pay a good profit on the investment. From the sample we have seen we believe it a good thing. As a result of the selling of Per una in the prohibition town of Brevard six true bills of indictment have been found by the grand jury of Transyl vania County against druggists and shop-keepers of Brevard, the charge being that every bottle of Peruna - sold was nothing more or less than so much liquor, and that the dealers in the stuff were guilty under the law. The Board of Managers of the North Carolina Reunion at Greens boro have decided to postpone the second Reunion of Non-Resident Na tive North Carolinians until 1005. The chief reason for taking Ibis step is that this is! a political year, which would prevent the attendance of many prominent men who w.ould oth erwise" be glad to attend. Twenty-three of the thirty-two seniors who rebelled against the rules and left the A. & M. College have been reinstated. All the others will probably return except three whom the faculty decline to receive. The class now numbers thirty-one. The reinstated cadets have the same of fices of trust and honor they held before. The affair has terminated in the most desirable manner possi ble and the effect on the discipline of the college is very marked. New Bern Journal:- If any one doubts that the servant question will be one of the most serious problems that New Bern people will have to solve in the near future, a visit to the dock at the time of the steamer Neuse's departure will dispel the doubt. Dozens of colored women leave on nearly every trip going North to accept situations and the worst of it is that they are those who are willing to work. Those that re main here are too old and disabled to work, or if they are young they are unwilling to become domestics. Raleigh Post: R. H. McNeill, Sec retary of the North Carolina Repub lican r State Executive Committee, has been to confer with Chairman Rollins in regard to the opening of headquarters. The opening will take place September 1, in Greensboro. Mr. McNeill paints a very rosy pic ture of Republican opportunity and prospects in Tar Heeldom. "We are going to capture all twenty-five of the Western counties," Mr. McNeill observed, "and then we will make gains in some Central and Eastern counties. As to the result in the Congressional districts, we feel cer tain of the Eighth and Tenth, and have a good chance in the Ninth District." The Receivership Suits to be Withdrawn. The matter of the receivership case of Culyer et al vs. the Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad was up for a hearing before Judge Purncll in Raleigh "Tuesday. After much contention the parties to the issue signed an agreement and the appeal to the Circuit Court will be with drawn. The costs, amounting to $400 or $500, will be paid by the At lantic and North Carolina Railroad. The Cuyler plaintiffs were given the right to amend their bill ofcom plaint as to acts complained of as ultra vires, such as the wood and oil contract and the purchase, of the hotel, while their demand for allows ances for clients' and attorneys' fees was held up till the litigation comes to an end or all the matter is in shape for the discretion of the court. The effect of the decision is that it makes certain that there will be no litigation as to the validity of the lease, Statesville Landmark, 22nd, S Save Half in Quality Best, Prices Lowest In the , x State. Choicest stock of Fruit Trees in the country. All the large Improved Peaches affording luscious fruit from May to November. All the superb ap- les and pears covering the whole year. Mammoth ellclous plums, cherries, grapes, figs. Strawberry Plants asparagus, rhubarb, etc., etc. Largest Shippers of strawberry p.ants in the world. AU trees, etc delivered FREE. 130-page Man ual telling how to grow all kinds of Fruit, Free to Buyers. rite now for catalog ae for faU plantln g. Mention this paper. CONTINENTAL PLANT CO., Klttrell, N. C. Ro y ster 5 s Fertilizers IFOR WflrfllEMT 7 Are Especially Double Milled, MAKING THEM VERY DRY AND EASILY USED IN MECHANICAL. DRILLS.. .... Ask your dealer for " OYSTER'S 99 AND TAKE NO OTHER. Trade mark on every sack. IF, NORFOLK, VA. NOTE. All goods packed in heavy treated bags. he clfd fffflOB 8 1 6.50 S17.50 Drop Head or Box Coyer $18,50 Freight Paid. AT WHOLESALE. (&-WRITE FOR PRICES. NOW IS THE TIME TO ORDER Fruit Trees, Seed Wheat, Rye, Oats, Glover, etc. jCrWrite for prices on anything you wish to purchase. I have no general price list Orders, from alk Alliancemen and ex Alliancemen solicited. T R PA Rff EH li Ui I flllltlalli hi ri'i RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA.