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The Farmer and Mechanic WEEKLY, NON-PARTISAN PAPER FOR THE HOME, FARM, SCHOOL, FACTORY . AND FIRESIDE. RALEIGH, N. C. THE FARMER AND MECHANIC. WAKE COURTHOUSE DEDICATION. Communications in Agricultural Topics and Questions Relating to Labor and Education in vited. THE FARMER AND MECHANIC, Raleigh, N. C. Entered at the postofnce at Raleigh, N. C, as s-jcond-class mail matter. ALL FOR $1.70 There never been offered in North Caro lina so much Rood reading 'or to little money as tve are offering under the following: proposition: for $1.70 we will send the following for one The Weekly News and Observer, an eight -pnpre weekly newspuper. The Commoner, an able monthly journal, published by William Jennings Bryan. The Farmer and Mechanic, sixteen page North Carolina home and farm weekly journal. Thus for One Dollar and Seventy Cents yon can get all these papers one year. V. C. MOORE, Manager. Morning Tonic . (Hebrews xii: 5-6.) Y .son, despise not thou the chastening of the Jjord. nor faint when thou are re buked of Him; for whom the Lord loveth He vhasteneth. M W. Frank Hooker, Apex, N C. IT'S alius time to be gay when the joy wag gin' rollin'; it's time to smile yer cares away, yer weary heart eoivolin, fer when yer wnile cr when jer laugh, the worl' laughs back at you, an' ef yer burden 'gin to chafe, wmilin helps that too! Yer brother's allms got a load 'most . ?s big " an yourn; with THE JOY WAGON, drooped head he walks lire's road, his heart with borrow torn. Yer radiant mile will aid 'im more than drownln im with tears, and he will tear his face with smiles, an' norrow dis'pears. You think yer trouble's the wust of all, you walk the floor at night, you bruise yer fist agin Ui wall as if it makes things right. Jest think o the chap you know so well who's light hearted day by day. His condition ycr'd hate to tell, he alius seems so gay. Rut say, ain't yer way more bright than this sunshiny creature who carries 4ihcer to all the worl with smile in every feature? Then, partner, never lose a chance to hoard the joy waggln', fer there's room to smile an' dance an' care is never naggin. "Enforce the curfew" cries the Wilson Times. And what about the cur-fews? Certainly we aro safe in saying that President Wilson keeps up his winning way. He in Raleigh tomorrow for "Wake County Day." Talking about "Seeing America First" it is to be noted that we ar now seeing America first the financial center of the world. Perhaps Jhe Germans have let up in capturing lluans for fear that their prisoners would eat them out of house and home. "Also John Bullion" wittily says the Wilming ton Dispatch. And wiry not also John Alf-billion The Wilmington Dispatch suggests uLend a Hand." It is not wise to hold two hands at one find the aame time. The figures are that it is a short cotton crop, and the figures also say that it'a a "long green" cotton crop. Greece appears to have greased the track for the forces of the Allies to pass on through Salonica. Tomorrow Monday, October 1 1 Wake County Day in Raleigh Exercise in the formal opening of the new Wake county courthouse. It is more than the dedication of a new Tem ple of Justice which is to take place in Raleigh tomorrow. The day will mark the celebration of an event which is significant of a New Wake County, the county of the Capital City of the State which has taken progress as its watchword. It is a far cry from 1771 to 1915, and the intervening years have been prolific in advance ment. In the early year, that at a period even before this country had declared its independ ence of Great Britain, we first had a log court house at Bloomsbury, or WTake CrosslRoads, the predecessor of Raleigh. In 1793 this was re placed by a wooden structure on the site of the present courthouse of Wake, in 1837 that giv ing place to an oblong brick building which was used till 18S2, when it became the rear section of the courthouse demolished in September of this year, the year 1915 marking the erection of the most modern and handsomest courthouse in North Carolina, some $230,000 being expended in the building and its equipment. In the passing of the years the county of Wake has grown, and the older buildings of necessity have given way. The beautiful struc ture which is to be dedicated tomorrow is a building which comports with the Wake county of today, a building which says to the passer-by that it stands as the exponent of the spirit of progress of the Capital County of the State, whose citizens are not excelled in advancement by the people of any other county of North Carolina. The exercises tomorrow will be participated in by men who are in full accord with the spirit of the times, men who are taking part in the development of Wake county. In the dedication exercises proper some of the members of the Wake county bar will take part, the resident judge and the presiding judge of the district and other eminent citizens. In addition it has been arranged to make the event a "Wake County Day" in the assembling of the people, and to entertain these there has been arranged a program of attractions and amusements. Business men of Raleigh have contributed to a fund which will be used to have band concerts, free admission to all the moving picture houses, of Raleigh, while there will be lemonade served to the thousands who will be present. And in the afternoqn there will be parades and ma noeveurs by the Raleigh company of the North Carolina National Guard and, the First Company of the Coa.st Artillery, while there will be ex hibition fire-fighting by the Raleigh fire de partment. All the people of Wake county are invited to be present in Raleigh on Monday. The day will be one of interest and pleasure, the people of Raleigh being the hosts of the day. The day's exercises will mark an event which will be notable In tho history of this county. In addition to other stir-ups in Europe it" is now announced that Mount Vesuvius has be come violently active. CONFEDERACY'S DAUGHTERS. Charlotte had the high honor in the past week to entertain the North Carolina division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the meeting in that city being the nineteenth annual convention of the organization. The warmest welcome to the Daughters of the Confederacy was given by Charlotte, and the meeting was one of the greatest interest throughout. In its membership the North Caro lina United Daughters of the Confederacy com prises some of the best of North Carolina wom anhood, and the services which they have ren dered to the survivors of the soldiers of the Confederacy is such as to mark them as of the highest type of patriotism. In that service the organization is still on the firing line. The meeting in Charlotte was marked by its high purpose, and the program of service which was outlined was such as to show that the Daughters of the Confederacy were never more zealous in their work. It Is an organization in which the South has the highest pride, for there has been service of real worth rendered by the women who have membership in it In giving care and attention to the men of the grey who are survivors of a causo which held close place in tho hearts of our people. North Carolina re joices that it has in it so splendid an organisa tion of women. American attention is not now riveted upon what's going on in Europe, for we have with us the World's Series of baseball. Alfred Dreyfus, whose conviction in Pari3 years ago on the charge of 'celling to Germany the plans of a new French gun was a celebrated case throughout the world, and who on a re trial was acquitted, has re-entered the French army and is now in command of on o the Paris forts. DISCOVER THE REAL OWNERS. Virginia rts well as North Carolina is iu troubles with the tax problem. It lem that has all the staying quo: poor and naturally so, f.,r at t-Uu; the whole world feels poor. There r. ; indeed where there is being m.ido a for Justice to all and injustice to n ... the tax question is not constantly rM vex and harass. These remarks are suggested by ;m :,n the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, in which stm ator West is quoted as saying that th- j r taxation of borrowed capital will cW.. factories in Virginia. Senator West's complaint cert:.;:: plausible on the face of it. Porrv. is not owned by the borrower, it , the lender if the lender is secuivd, ;o,, lenders don't overlook this little ot;..:). The taxing authorities should try t r. property, but thy should dlsvov.r '! owners. C N I VERSFTY COUNTY CLVR. V, .1 The progressive spirit which is aniniMir., University of North Carolina is shown : way in the progress which has brought the establishment of county clubs in stitution. We are reminded of this by the recoi.t : ing of the Wake County Club at tho Tim- an organization composed of over thirty fellows of this county. It was the org;s.n:i'.;;x.:i meeting of the club, and the spirit which .. r vaded the occasion bids fair to make it ; or for progress at the University, with ?:l:.i: good effects upon Wake county. We do not suppose that theit- an nuirt.. r large enough from every county In North Caro lina represented at the State University to a.Aiv-i it possible for a county organization for Kuh, but where there are even a very limited r; irr, r of students from any county the thin wonh while to do is to organize within the Vv.i -rsity. Such action will be for the good not .Uon- of the counties, but for the State. The l'r.iv-iiiy is doing a service promising results in fost rlr.t: the establishment of county clubs v.ithh; student body. GOOD OLD PASTIME SAFE. An exchange quotes a Boston editor ..-? -.m: that kissing is a barbarism and will b- - -garded a hundred years from now. This is interesting chiefly as showing on- C the many kinds of an idiot a Boston cdito!- .; make of himself. We do not fear for the v :i larity of the grand old pastime of kissing, and we only pause to remark on the asininity ! t.k scribe who would make such a prepo-'o ra t assertion. Kissing is safe. Sanitary enthuftiuj.ts u;ay demn it and high-brow editors muy -ii t names. But, listen to us, kissing will b- .." when the world has learned sanitation. u'r gotten it and learned it again and wh n u spnere nas traveled aiong so iar m o. that even a Boston editor will hav: v--j''f to be practical. very helpful and necessary custom is f:- v oc totally meriective anu u !-., v the less unprovokea ana uncaiieu jui - . i . . 1 , . . . . - r serving oi severest censure wnicn v, deavored to give to the best of our utilm The Greenville Reflector talks vry ..! -- : lJ U31 Ul 1 V ULUVI OCT. Jr 11 tllJl'OVJUfc'J - is cheap." It must have been thinking days before long distance talking cam- - ' "Glad to Serbia" is evidently the fl"-' the soldiers of the Allies who arc v through Greek territory to take i the Bulgarians. And if there's not room enough oi; in page for the war and the World's Sori -. ? World's Series gets the position of iir.;t nencc. Listen to the envious Charlotte News: 4irh nns-Vit tr iTi tViat fpllow who Sf-llds O Turkish war statement to take her next :-. Unfortunately we can't get his services, a. we would ba overbid by citizen-s of Mor burg to figure up tax assessment values y .- ' The Wilmington Star meditates edit" upon the matter of "Hugging a Delusion." when we began to read we found out it v' that kind of hugging that it was talking : for that is never a delviyricn, at loct ? are told.