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A^ A14 [S^remium lyist. ^ 33d ^ Annual Fair N. C. Doc. Norih ^a. >,—, ..jic i..jrary Raleigh Tlortt) • • • Carolina State ^air Jxakigl^ £)ctobei\.,, ir, 18, 19 anb 20. . biberal Premiums . liotu Railroad Rates. H893 ^^^^^^a:--p%\^ >T.<t>W^:^^ ^ UBSTANTIAL aving in prices of toves by eeing our tock of "Cook and Heatiog TOVES BEFORE BUYING. ash, Doors and Blinds, teel, Iron and Nails, hells. Loaded and Unloaded, hovels, Spades and Forks, aws, Hand and Circular, pokes. Hubs and Rims, eines and Gill Nets, END FOR PRICES by mail. Lime, Plaster and Cement, Rubber and Leather Belting, Guns and Pistols. HARDWARE Of Every Description. JULIUS LEWIS &> CO., RALEIGH, N. C. EVERYBODY KNOWS That the Chartered ' ^— i i ^\ Hartford, /Etna Life Ins. Co. IS ONE OF THE OLDESX ! SXRONGHSX!! SAFEST!!! BUT Everybody Don't Know That the new plans and new policies of this oM Companj' are Simple, Liberal and very Attractive, and that their RATES are actually lower than other companies. For a Policy of Insurance, For the Agency of the Compan}-, Apply at once to F. S. Biggs, manager, RALEIGH, N. C. ADVKKTISEMENTS CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK, RALEIGH, N. C. Corner Fayettevi'le Street and Park Avenue. CAPITAL, - - - - $100,000 SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS, - - 35,000 INDIVIDUAL DEPOSITS, 450,000 \V. J. HAWKINS, Pkesidknt. A. B. ANDREWS, Vice-Pkesident. JOS. G. BROWN. C.iSHiEK. No iiilerebt piiic] no deposits, but every facility offered depos-itois wliich their balances, business and responsibility warrant. Careful atlentinn given to all matters intrusted to us. Special arrangements for the comfort and convenience of out of-to\vn friends when visiting this city. CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. ^l^r-- TEOSINTE AND GUERNSEY CATTLE. • • • o �� « a • • B « < • • e • • • •>() ••• •. •••.••. :: : .: : • •. "• .••. i i • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. OFFICERS. President: R. H. Battle Raleigh, Wake County. Corresponding Secretary and Manager: H. W. Aver _ Kaleigh, N. C, Vice-Presidents. Permanent: Hon. Kemp P. Battle Orange | W. G. Upchurch Wake Gov. T. M. Holt Alamance Statc-at-Large: S. B. Alexander .Mecklenburg B. M. Collins Warren A. T. Mial Wake George W. Sanderlin Wayne H. E. Fries _. Forsyth R. P. Rheinhart Catawba Charles M. McDonald . . . Cabarrus Dr. A G. Faust Alamance J. A. May Haywood The Presidents of all County Fairs Judicial Districts: First... ...W. S. Carter Second __ W. R. Capehart Third Thomas J. King Fourth Daniel Stewart Fifth J. Van Lindlev Sixth G. Z. French Seventh W. T.Jones Eighth _S. Harris Ninth R. L. Fox Tenth J. W. Wilson Eleventh J. G. Hall Twefth Wilham Beale EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Andrews, Col. A. B Raleigh Ashlev, W. E Raleigh Battle, Dr. H. B. Raleigh Beddingfield, E. C Raleigh Blacknall, Dr. G. W Raleigh Broughton, N. B Raleigh Burwell. J. B _ Raleigh Chadwick. W. S Beaufort Clark. Hon. Walter Raleigh Cowper, Pulaski ..Raleigh Crenshaw, Maj. J. M. .Wake Forest Creech, Alex. Raleigh Denson, Prof. C. B. Raleigh Emry, T. L. Weldon Heck. Col. J. M Raleigh Holladay, Prof. A. Q Raleigh Holt, L. Banks. Graham Hoke, Gen. R. F .Raleigh Jones. R. H. .. Cary Lewis, Julius .Raleigh Lewis, Dr. R. H. .Raleigh Mason, Capt. T. W Jackson Mclver, D. E .Sanford McKee, Dr. James Raleigh McNeill, J. D Fayetteville Moore, James Raleigh Nichols. John. ..Washington, D. C Page. A. F Aberdeen Pogue, J. E. Raleigh Primrose, W. S Raleigh Stronach. W. C. .. Raleigh Thompson, John W . Raleigh Upchurch, W. G .Raleigh AVadsworth, J. W Charlotte Worth, W H. Raleigh Wilson, Maj. Jas. W...Morganton Wilson, P. M Winston Winder. Maj. John C. Raleigh Wynne, J S Raleigh Yancey, T. B Raleigh Young, T. B Polenta SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS. The Premium List of the Nortli Carohna Agricultural Society for 1893 is issued too early to contain announcements of the special attrac-tions which will be secured for tlie jileasure and entertainment of the people of the State during their great annual reunion at the State Fair; but assurances are liere given that the week's programme will include many interesting and amusing features. The people may arrange to visit the State Fair of 1898 with every assurance that everything possi-ble will be done for their convenience, entertainment and pleasure. Particulars of attractions, etc.. will lie given through the State press in due time. PUBLICITY. The Society will, in future, undertake to give publicity to the success of exhibitors at the State Fair. Takers of premiums will be given as much public credit as practicable. It is proposed to secure good pictures of horses, cattle, etc, that may be awarded premiums, and the publica-tion of same, witli full description, pedigree, history, etc., made in some widely circulated paper. RACES. The large and increasing interest in the development of harness and trotting horses in the State now insures the possibility of having a large field of fine and speedy horses on the race circuit this year, and the Society will seek to eclipse all former efforts in this department. Classes, programmes and purses will lie announced about August 15. RAILROAD SCHEDULES. Railroad schedules and rates will be the best that the railroads can arrange. Their courtesy this year, as was the case last year, will be limited only by the possibilities. ILLUSTRATIONS. The illustrations in this issue of the Premium List are used by courtesy of the State Board of Agriculture. REGULATIONS. I. The gates will be open for the admission of visitors at 10 o'clock a. m. each day. and close at 6 p. ii. II. Every reasonable effort will be made by the officers of the Society and those in charge of the grounds to protect the property on exhibition from loss or damage, but the Society wiU not hold itself responsible should loss or damage occur. III. All articles which are the product of the soil must be entered in the name of the producer. Those showing handiwork or skill must be entered in the name of the one whose skill they exhibit. Such may be individuals, firms or factories. They must have been made within three }"ears. and not exhibited at any former Fair of this Society. All other property must be entered in the name of the actual owxer. Any violation of this rule will bar the violator from competing for any pre-mium whatever, and render him and his exhibit liable to expulsion from the grounds. IV. Should any person misrepresent his exhibit, and a premium be awarded upon it, such premium may be withheld by the Executive Committee. V. Drunkenness, quarreling, or the use of profane or obscene language, also gambling, pool-selling, or other games of chance, will not be allowed on the grounds : nor fireworks, petroleum, gunpowder, or any other objectionable or dangerous materials whatever. VI. The Executive Committee reserves the right to withhold pre-miums in any case in which it shall appear to tliem that the regulations have not been complied with, or that fraud or deception has been prac-ticed or attempted. VII. No person shall act as superintendent or on any awarding com-mittee in any department in which he is an exhibitor. VIII. Tickets fui"nished exhibitors will be good for themselves only, and those attempting to transfer them will forfeit the same and be com-pelled to buy others before entering the grounds. The same rule will be enforced with reference to all other tickets. IX. The prices of admission will be as follows: Single ticket, each day __ $ 50 Children under twelve years, each day 25 Carriages of visitors, with driver, eacli 50 One-hnrse carriage and driver, per week 3 00 Two-horse carriage and driver, per week 5 00 X. Each department will be under the special charge of one member of the Executive Committee, who shall be known as the Director of that department. He will oversee the arrangement of all articles offered for 4 REGULATIONS. exhibition in his department, and have control of the space assigned to it. He will be assisted in his duties by a special superintendent, who will receive all exhibits, take personal charge of them, countersign the exhibitors' coupons, and deliver the articles on the surrender of the coun-tersigned coupons at the close of the Fair. XI. The Director in charge and the Special Superintendent shall attend the Judges when making the examinations in their respective depart-ments, and furnisli them witli all re([uired information. Premiums will not be paid to parties having exhibits where it is proven that they accompanied the Judges when awarding the premiums. The awards, when completed, shall be signed by the Judge, and also by the Director, who will take charge of the book and return it to the Secretary. As the awards are made, the Director or his Superintendent will attach the ribbon indicating the award. XII. Should any of the Judges previously selected fail to be present, the Director of each department is authorized to select others to fill the vacancies, always endeavoring to select persons duly qualified by their pursuits or experience to make correct awards in each special depart-ment. In all cases, the Judges, before awarding any premium, will be careful to see that the requirements of the Premium List have been strictly complied with by the exliiliitor. XIII. The entry-books will he open at the office of the Secretary of the Society, in the new Opera-House in the city of Raleigh, from September 15 to and including the Friday next before Fair Week, and at the Secre-tary's office at the Fair Grounds on Saturday and until 13 o'clock noon on Monday, when all entries will positively close. Much trouble and annoyance may be avoided by compliance with this regulation, XIV. Entries may be made in person or by letter. In making entries it will be necessary to give the name of the article, the name and post-office address of the exhibitor, and the premium number under which the article entered is to compete This is especially necessary in order that the article may be properly entered. No entry fee for articles exhibited will be required. XV. Each exhibitor will be furnished with a tag for each entry, having a coupon attached, which he will carefully fasten to his exhibit, and, taking it to the department to which it belongs, will be assigned space by the Superintendent of that department, who will see that it is prop-erly displayed. Detaching the coupon, will countersign it and return it to the exhibitor. XVI. No article or animal will be entitled to space until the proper entry has been made. After an article or animal has been entered for a premium, it cannot be removed until the close of the Fair without per-mission from the Secretary or the Supervisor in charge of tlie depart- NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIKTV. D ment: and if any person removes an article or animal without such permission, he forfeits all claims to a premium, even if the same may have been awarded. XVII. Persons desiring space for the exhibition of articles or machinery not entered for competition must apply to the Secretary as early as pos-sible, giving the name of the exhibitor and article, place of residence, and the amount of space required. XVIII. Exhibitors of horses, cattle, sheep and swine will be required to display over each stall or pen occupied by their stock a placard con-taining the name, age and breed of animal occupying the stall or pen, and also the name and address of the owner. The placard will be fur-nished and filled np at the Secretary's office. XIX. Arrangements have been made with responsible parties to fur-nish corn, oats and hay on the grounds at market prices in Raleigh, in quantities to suit purchasers. XX. All entries shall be for the first premium of the premium number under wliich they are entered; but, failing to take the first, shall com-pete for the second, if a second is offered: and, failing to take the second, shall compete for the third, if any; but shall not be awarded more than one premium under the same premium number. XSI. The same article or animal may compete for the premiums of two or more premium numbers, except when otherwise stated; but, in order to do so, must be entered under eacli. XXII. Premiums are payable thirty days after the close of the Fair, and if not claimed by the first day of February, 1894, will be regarded as donated to the Society. LIFE MEMBERS. XXIII. Life members will be furnished tickets, good for the week, on application to the Secretary. These applications may be made through the mail or in person, but must furnish the name of wife, if married, and children, if any, under twelve years of age, when tickets, properly filled out with names so furnished, will be issued. To avoid delay, appli-cation should be made for those tickets several days before the rush of Fair Week begins. GATE-KEEPERS. XXIV. Gate-keepers will be clothed with police authority, and are required to preserve order at the gates. They must not receive money for admission under any circumstances. XXV. All tickets—Life Members' tickets or otlier tickets—presented by persons not entitled to hold them, must be taken up. and those offering them required to jjurchase others before entering the grounds. SAMPLE EXHIBITS. XXVI. The rule formerly adhered to, requiring exhibitors to bring two bushels of field crops and seeds, has been changed so as to require one bushel only. ADVERTISEMENTS. W. H. & R. S. TOCKER & CO. DRY GOODS AND KINDRED WARES. Our Stock is the Largest at Retail in North Carolina. Our Store is one of the Places of Interest in the City, and STRANGERS *:„U\r.r WELCOMED, And every attention will be shown them, whether as purchasers or otherwise. W. H. k. B. S. TUCKER & CO., 123 AND 125 FaYETTEVILLE STREET, 124 AND 126 Wilmington Street, RALEIGH, N. C. LIST OF PREMIUMS. DEPARTMENT A. FIELD AND GARDEN CROPS. A. F. PAGE, DiEECTOK. All entries in this Depai-tment must be made in the name of the pro-ducer. In all cases where premiums are offered for the largest yield per acre. the land must be measured by a competent person, who shall certify to the accuracy of the same in the following form: FORM OF CERTIFICATE. I hereby certify that on the ._. .. day of , 1893, I measured the land on which raised a crop of this year, the dimensions of which were as follows: X X X feet, containing si[uare feet—that is to say, acres of land. and no more Tlie exhiliitor shall make out an exact and detailed statement of the kind and condition of the soil, quantity and kind of seed used, the time of planting and manner of cultivation, the kind and quantity of manure used, the total cost of cultivation and manuring, and tlie number of bushels or pounds raised, and shall certify to the same in the following form : FORM OF CERTIFICATE. We hereby certify that raised a crop of _ . this year upon the land measured by : . , and that the accompanying state-ments and certificate have reference to said land and the crop raised thereon and none other, and are correct : that the land yielded bushels (or jx>unds), and that we are in no way interested in said yield. (Signed) __. (Signed) Dated .... .. 1S93. [This certificate is to be signed by two disinterested persons.] On all crops on which the premiums ofl'ered are for the largest yield, which are gathered in time to do so. the above statements and certifi-cates must be furnished at the time of making the entrj-. and the pre-miums must be awarded during the Fair. On all crops not gathered in time, these statements and certificates must be forwarded to the Secretary by December 10. when a meeting of the Executive Committee will be called and awards made by them. But in all cases, a sufficient quantity to make the required exhibit must be gathered, entered and placed on exhibition at the Fair. For the largest yield of cotton, the exhibitor must show not less than two stalks taken from the plot of ground competing for said premium, with tags ou each stalk, designating each variety, what premium they are exliibited for. and such other information as he can furnish in regard to cotton. 8 ADVERTISEMENTS. ESTAEWSHED 1S5S. ESTABLISHED 1S58. RALEIGH, N. C, Watches, Jewelry, Diamonds, sterling Silver and Silver Plated Wares, Clocks, Bronzes, and Novelties. A SPECjIALTY—Wedding and Engagement Rings made to order in any style or design. For obtaining correct size for ring .send for patent ring card. Watches and Jewelry promptly and carefully repaired. PROTECTION COMBINED WITH INVESTMElffT. The Best and Cheapest Life Insurance in the World. -THE-Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co. OF NEWARK, N. J. OLD, LARGE, STRONG. SAEE AND LIBERAL. Forty-seven years old, and has $48,930,278.05 in Cash Assets. JOHN C. DREWRY, State Agent for North and South Carolina, RALEIGH, N. C. — THE NORTH STATE MUSIC CO., (.Successors to J. L,. Stone,) CECIL G. STONE, Manager, PIANOS AND ORGANS, RALEIGH, N. C. TRUCKING IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. ADVKRriSEMKNTS. ^>i^^,.. THE • • • NATIONAL ^ BANK 21 i RALEIGH, ^ RALEIGH, N. C. Cor. Fayetteville and Hargett Sts. CAPITAL, $225,000. SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $70,000. DIRECXOKS : E. G. READE President, W. G. UPCHURCH, Vice-President, CHAS. H. BELVIN, Cashier, JULIUS LEWIS, F. 0. MORING, CHAS. E. .JOHNSON, J. B. BATCH ELOR, J. A. BRIGGS, R. T. GRAY. "^^^^c^^^ I'KKMU'M r.IST. COTTON. 1 . Largest yield lint jjer acre, from o acres S20 00 2. Largest vield of lint per acre, from 1 acre 10 00 3. Best bale of cotton -- lo 00 TOB.A.CCO. 4. Best ten pounds bright lemon wrappers $15 00 5. Best ten pounds bright mahogany wrappers 15 00 6. Best ten pounds shijiping tobacco - - 10 00 7. Best ten pounds tillers 10 00 8. Best display manufactured smoking tobacco, North Caro-lina make - Medal and 10 00 9. Best package cigars. North Carolina make ..__ ..Diploma 10. Best box plug tobacco. North Carolina make . Diploma 11. Best display manufactured plug tobacco. North Carolina make ..-"-.. .... iledal and 10 00 12. Best display leaf tobacco, open to the world ........ Diploma CORN. 13. Largest yield of corn from 5 acres (two bushels to be exhib-ited in the ear. and the required statements to be furnished and certificates to be filed), one "C" Hoindexter Corn- Splitting Machine, worth S35. given by the Poindexter Manufacturing Co. [See advertisement elsewhere in this List.] 14. Best two bushels white corn, in the ear . S 3 00 15. Best two l)ushels stock corn, in the ear. one annual subscrip-tion to Ameiicun Agriculttirixt. given by the Orange Judd Company. New York. 16. Largest yield of wheat from 5 acres, one bushel to be exhib-ited, statements, etc _.S35 00 17. Best bushel red wheat 3 00 18. Best bushel white wheat, one annual subscription to The Cultivator and Cuuntry Geutletnnn. OATS. 19. Largest yield of oats on 5 acres, one bushel to be exhibited, statements, etc $25 00 20. Best bushel oats, one-half ton " Odorless Phosphate." [See advertisement ] RYE. 31. Largest yield rve on 5 acres, one bushel to be exhibited, statement, etc. $10 00 22. Best busliel rye, one annual subscription to Cultivator and Country Gentleman. BUCKWHE.^T. 23. Best bushel buckwheat ... I 3 00 RICE 24. Largest yield rice on one acre $10 00 25. Best bushel cleaned rice 3 00 10 ADVERTISEMENTS. W. H. KING & CO., (f;^uccessor8 to Williams & Haywood,) Wholesale and Retail Druggists, Cor. Fayetteville and Hargett Streets, RALEIGH, N. C ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED. A. WILLIAMS &> CO., * PUBLISHERS * : ^ ^^zz-- ^ ^ r-> — — BOOKSELLERS, RALEIGH, N. C, Keep the Largest Stock of Books and Stationerv in the South. All Standard Authors. Poems. School Books, Sunday-school Books, Law Books. Blank Books, and evei'ything usually kept in a fii'st-class book store, alwa\ s in stock. IS^Catalogue sent on application. j;^"An3' book in print furnished at short notice. CROWDER & RAND, ^VHOL.ESAL.E: GrQGersiGGFTirriissiQn Mercfiants, 301 AND 303 SOUTH WILMINGTON STREET, RALEIGH, N. C. PREMIUM LIST. 11 PEAS. 26. Largest vield peas on one acre, one bushel to be exhibited, statement, etc --- ..$10 00 27. Best busliel black-eyed peas, one annual subscription to 77ie Cultivator and Country Gentleman. 28. Best busliel clay peas 2 00 29. Best bushel white peas _ 2 00 30. Best bushel speckled peas 3 00 BEANS. 31. Best bushel white field beans $ 2 00 B.'lELEY. 32. Best bushel barley __ __ ...$ 2 00 GROUND-PEAS. 33. Best yield of ground-peas from one acre, one bunch to be exhibited, statement, etc. SIO 00 34. Best half-bushel ground-peas 2 00 SEEDS. 3.5. Best bushel North Carolina clover seed . S 4 00 36. Best bushel North Carolina orchard-grass seed 3 00 37. Best bushel North Carolina timothy seed 3 00 38. Best bushel North Carolina German millet seed 3 00 39. Best bushel North Carolina herds-grass seed 3 00 40- Best bushel North Carolina tall meadow-grass seed 3 00 HAY. 41. Largest yield of hay from one acre of clover or timothj-. herds-grass, orchard grass, tall meadow oat-grass, or am-of the above mixed, for the best bale, the same to be exhibited .. §20 00 42. Best bale clover hay. one annual subscription to The Culti-vator and Country Gentleinan. 43. Best orchard grass . 2 00 44. Best bale tall meadow oat-grass, one annual subscription to Tlie Cultivator and Country Gentleman 45. Best bale millet or Hungarian grass 2 00 46. Best bale pea -vine hay - . __ 2 00 47. Best display 1 laled hay and straw .. 2 00 48. Best bale native grass hay, one annual subscription to The Cultivator and Country Gentleman. 49. Best peanut-vine hav _ 2 00 50. Best bale rice straw". _ 2 00 ENSILAOE. 51. Best ensilage, one barrel §4 00 On all yields of ci'ops, certificates and statements to be furnished and tiled with the Secretary when making the entry. On all crops not gathered in time for the Fair, a sample must be shown at the Fair when the entry is made, and must be put on exhibition during the Fair. These awards will be made by the Executive Committee early in December, on all field crops, for largest yields. 12 ADVERTISEMENTS. THE ODORLESS PHOSPHATE PRODUCES MORE WHEAT Than Superphosphates. See Ohio Agricultural Station Report,Bulletin 100. IT PRODUCES MORE POTATOES than any other fertilizer. See Ver-mont Report 1888, and Michigan Report 1893. IT PRODUCES MORE CORN than any other fertilizer. See Vermont Report 1888, page 93. The ODORLESS PHOSPHATE improves the physical condition of the soil in addition to the i)lant food it contains. See tlie endorsement of the United States Department of Agriculture, pages 173 and 174. in Report of 1891, where it is stated: "For several years experiments have been carried on which have finallj' demonstrated beyond any reasonable doubt that the Phosphoric Acid in Basic Slag (Odorless Phosphate) is available for plant food." " ODORLESS PHOSPHATE." " A sample of this material was drawn from stock purchased of Jacob Reese, of Philadelphia, by J. H. Ives, of Danbin-y. If this Basic Slag could be purchased cheaply enough it would be well worth the attention of those tobacco growers who endeavor to avoid the use of sulphates on their land." — Connecticut Report, 1891. The " Slag Phosphate " (the Odorless) produced more Oats in the experiments of the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in 1891 than any other fertihzer. See Bulletin, Vol. V, No. 3, p. 53. In the Bulletin of the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station for August, 1891, p. 73, they say of the Odorless Phosphate: "In our experiments this material. Acid Phosphate and Dissolved Bone Black, have been used side by side, with results thus far favorable to the slag." THE ODORLESS PHOSPHATE Is the Purest Plant Food Ever Made, it Is Ground Finer, it Goes Further, and Lasts Longer, Than Any Other Fertilizer Ever Used. Do you want a big crop of Wheat? Do you want a big crop Do you want a big cro]> of Corn ? of Potatoes ? Do you want a big crop of Oats V Do you want a big crop of Hay ? R<'T Do you want Do you want a big crop of Tobacco ? a big crop of Oranges ? Do you want a big crop of Cotton ? Is this not a wonderful discovery, nearly four million tons sold in four-teen years. Millions of farmers are getting rich by using the Odorless Phosphate. Delivered on cai-s at Pott.stown, Pa. Terms to merchants, cash, thirty days. Strangers must send cash with the order. Send all orders to 400 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. PREMIUM LIST. 15 ROOT CROPS, VEGETABLES, ETC. 52. Best bushel sweet potatoes S 2 00 53. Best bushel iiish potatoes, one annual subscription to The American Agriculturalist, given by the Orange Judd Co. 54. Best bushel turnips 2 00 55. Best bushel stock beets _ 2 00 56. Best bushel sugar beets _ 3 00 57. Best celery, one annual subscription to The American Agri-culturist, given by the Orange Judd Co. 58. Best egg-plant, six specimens 2 00 59. Best display of gourds __ 2 00 60. Best cabbage, six specimens _. 2 00 61. Best coUards, six specimens 2 00 62. Best salsify, six specimens _ 2 00 63. Best squash, six specimens- __ 2 00 64. Best parsnijjs. half-bushel 2 00 65. Best carrots, half-bushel . __- __ 2 00 66. Best and largest pumpkins, three specimens _ 2 00 67. Best lima beans, peck __ 2 00 68. Best North Carolina grown hops 3 00 69. Best display of popcorn . - j 1 00 70. Best broom-corn, one dozen stalks 3 00 71. Best hemp (dressed), ten pounds 4 00 73. Best jute (dressed), ten pounds.. _ 4 00 73. Best sorghum, one dozen stalks _ 2 00 74. Best bushel flax seed _ 2 00 75. Best display garden seeds grown in North Carolina 3 00 76. Best artichokes 1 00 77. Best red-pepper 100 DEPARTMENT B—1. HORSES. Col. J. M. HECK and Dr. JAMES McKEE, Directors. Unless the Judges deem the animal individually worthy, they will withhold premium. [Pedigrees for this section nmst be fully verified and filed for exam-ination and approval with the Directors of this department. Reference will be made to the English Stud Book, the American Turf Register, Wallace's or Brujce's Stud Book, or others of equal standing. Stallions or jacks only admitted to competition that have served ten mares during the season.] THOROUGHBREDS. (All thoroughbreds must have been owned in the State six months pre-ceding the Fair.) 78. Best thoroughbred staUion, 4 years old and over . _ $20 00 79. Best thoroughbred stallion, 3 years old and under 4 10 00 80. Best thoroughbred brood mare, 4 years old and over 20 00 81 . Best thoroughbred filly . 2 years old and under 4 10 00 83. Best thoroughbred colt, 1 year old 7 50 83. Best colt under 1 year old 5 00 84. Best mare with colt by her side 15 00- 14 ADVERTISEMENTS. CULTIVATOR m5 COUNTRY GENTLEMAN. THE BEST OF THE AGRICULTURAL WEEKLIES. DEVOTED TO Farm Crops and Processes, Horticulture and Fruit Crowing, Live Stock and Dairying, While it also includes all minor departments of rural interest, such as the Poultry Yard, Entomology, Bee-Keeping, Greenhouse and Gi'apery, Veterinary Replies, Farm Questions and Answers, Fireside Reading, Domestic Economy, and a Summary of the News of the Week. Its Market Reports are unusually complete, and much attention is paid to the Prospects of the Crops, as throwing light upon one of the most im-portant of all questions — When to buy and when to sell. It is liberally illustrated, and by RECENT ENLARGEMENT, contains more reading matter than ever before. The subscription price is $3.50 per year, but we offer a SPECIAL REDUCTION in our CLUB RAXES: Two Subscriptions, in one remittance, - - - $ 4 Six Subscriptions, in one remittance, ... 1 Twelve Subscriptions, in one remittance, . - 18 a^-SPEClMEN COPIES FREE. Address, LUTHER TUCKER & SON., Publishers, AI^BANV, I>i. V. pRK^[u-^[ LIST. 15 STAXDAKD-BRED HORSES. (Pedigrees required as above, and i-egistered number of stallions entered on card.) 85. Best standard-bred stalliun. 4 years old and over S'30 00 86. Best standard-bred stallion. 2 years old and under 4 10 00 87. Best standard-bred brood mare. 4 years old and over 20 00 88. Best standard-bred filly, 2 years old and under 4 . 10 00 89. Best standard-bred colt or filly, under 3 years old and over 1, 7 50 90. Best standard colt or filly, under 1 year old . . _ 5 00 91. Best mare with colt by ber side _ 15 00 HE.Wy DRAFT HORSES. Clydesdales, Percherons or I\'ormans. (Pedigree required as above.) 92. Best stallion. 4 rears old and over S20 00 93. Best stallion. 2 years old and under 4 .. ._. _ 10 00 94. Best brood mare. 4 vears old and over 20 00 95. Best filly. 2 years old and under 4 . . 10 00 96. Best colt. 1 year old and under 2 7 50 97. Best colt imder 1 year old - . 5 00 98. Best mare with colt by her side 15 00 LIGHT DRAFT AND SADDLE HORSES. (No pedigree required. JIust have been owned in the State at least six mouths previous to the Fair.) 99. Best stallion, 4 vears old and over i $20 00 100. Best stallion. 3 years old and under 4 _ . . 10 00 101. Best brood mare, 4 vears old and over. ._ _ 20 00 102. Best fillv, 2 years old and under 4 10 00 103. Best colt, 1 year old and under 2 7 50 104. Best colt under 1 year old _ 5 00 105. Best mare with colt by her side 15 00 MISCELLANEOUS. 106. Best team—carriage or coach horses, raised in North Caro- Una ..$20 00 (Not under 16 hands high.) 107. Best team—light carriage or buggy horses, raised in North Carolina 15 00 (Not under I4| hands high.) 108. Best saddle horse raised in North Carolina 10 00 109. Best single buggy horse raised in North Carolina 10 00 110. Best jack owned in North Carolina 20 00 111. Best jennet owned in North Carolina 10 00 112. Best single mule dropped and raised in North Carolina 15 00 113. Best mule colt, 2 years old, dropped and raised in North Carolina . . " 7 50 114. Best mule colt, 1 year old, dropped and raised in North Carolina 7 50 115. Best pair mules dropped and raised in North Carolina 15 00 SWEEPSTAKES. 116. Best staUion, shown with five of his colts Medal 16 ADVERTISEMENTS. THE NEW PoindexterCorn Splitting Machine "C" MACHINE-PRICE, $35.00. This cut illustrates our latest improvements in Corn Splitting Machines, in which strength, simplicity and durability are combined, and reqiares less power to run it than any machine we have heretofore manufactured. It has a storage power of SUO pounds Its capacity is 800 to 500 bushels per day. The corn is forced over the splitting spears by means of an endless chain belt of a strength of 2J>iW pounds test, driven by sprocket "wheels. Tlie corn is dropped in the trough between pushing cups on the chain with tlie large end l.j.vards the spear It > «elf-feeding; wiU split either husked or snapped corn into three or five slivers, leaving the grains of corn on tlie slivers of the cob. as shown in the above illustration. A boy can operate it by liand with ease and safety. Salesmen wanted. Address, with reference. Liberal Discounts to Dealers. POINDEXTER MANUFACTURING CO., ^^g S. J^eninsscc' S/., Indianapolis, Ind., U. S. A. ADVEKTISKMES'TS. S. D. CItKNSHAW, President, \V H. UlUJl HART, >^ccrctaiy. Makers of the Fertilizer used in growing the Premium Ci)rn Crop of Virginia in 1891 ; 136 bushels to the acre. Atlantic and Virginia fertilizing Conrjpany, S. D. CRENSHAW, Piesident, W. H. URQUHART, Secretary, MANUFACTURERS OF EUREKA AMMONIATED, EUREKA SPECIAL FOR TOBACCO. ORIENT, RICHMOND SPECIAL, VIR-GINIA TRUCKERS, EUREKA ACID PHOS-PHATE (i. e., Dissolved S. C. Bone,) SULPHURIC ACID, And All Grades of Fertilizers. LAROE AODlXIONS TO WORKS In 1891 and again in 1892. Works: C. &, 0. Railway Wharves, Offices: Crenshaw Warehouse, RICHMOND, VA. PREMIUM LIST. 17 DEPARTMENT B—2. Col. ^y. H. S. BUKGWYN, Dieectoe. CATTLE. Unless the Judges deem the animals individually worthy, they will withhold premiums. Premiums awarded in this Department will be confined to cattle owned in North Carolina. Cattle not owned in the State may enter without the payment of an entry fee. and owners will be permitted to sell on the grounds without charge [All except Grades or Natives must be registered and certificates of registration filed with the Secretary. In all entries for Grades, either the sire or the dam must be registered thoroughbred, and so proven.] JERSEYS. Bulls. 117. Best bull, any age $15 00 118. Best buU calf under 1 year old 5 00 Cows and Heifers. 119 Best cow, anv age - 15 00 120. Best heifer under 2 years old _ 10 00 121 . Best heifer under 1 year old 5 00 GUERNSEYS. Bulls. 122. Best bull, anv age .... 15 00 123. Best bull calf under 1 year old 5 00 Cows and Heifers. 124. Best cow, any age 15 00 125. Best heifer under 2 years old 10 00 126. Best heifer under 1 year old 5 00 DEVON'S Bulls. 127. Best bull, any age 15 00 128. Best bull calf under 1 year old 5 00 Cows and Heifers. 129. Best cow. any age 15 00 130. Best heifer uiider 2 years old....... 10 00 131. Best heifer imder 1 year old 5 00 SHORT-HORNS. Bulls. 132. Best bull, any age 15 00 133. Best bull calf under 1 year old 5 00 2 u ADVERTISEMENTS. HEADQUARTERS FOR Men's, Boys' and Children's CLOTHING CLOTHIERS m/YAT TERS Hats, Sloes, Underwear, Reliable Goods and Low our Motto. /prices jm^^^m,(yf7&. W. H. HUGHES, DEALER IN China, Crockery, Glassware, —LAM PS-Table Cutlery, SILVER-PLATED WARE, REFRIGERATORS TEA-TRAYS, And a General Line of Housefurnishing Goods, 127 FAYETTEVILLE ST. WOOLLCOTT & SONS, 14 East Park Avenue, RALEIGH, N. C, Dry Goods, Slioes, Notions, Clothing, AND MILLINERY GOODS. We keep one of the largest stocks in the Cit)' or State, ;inil the most varied. PEEMIUM LIST. 19 Cows and Heifers. 134. Best cow, anv ase - SIS 00 135. Best heifer under 3 years old 10 00 136. Best heifer under 1 year old - 5 00 HOLSTEINS. Bulls. 187. Best bull, any age - 15 00 138. Best bull calf under 1 year old _ 5 00 Coics and Heifers. 139. Best cow, any age - 15 00 140. Best heifer under 2 3-ears old 10 00 141. Best heifer under 1 year old 5 00 DUTCH BELTED CATTLE. Bulls. 142. Best bull, any age 15 00 143. Best bull calf under 1 year old 5 CO Coics and Heifers. 144. Best cow, any age .-_ 15 00 145. Best heifer under 3 years old _ 10 00 146. Best heifer under 1 year old 5 00 NATIVES. Bulls. 147. Best bull, any age 15 00 148. Best bull calf under 1 year old 5 00 Cows and Heifers. 149. Best cow, any age _ 15 00 1.50. Best heifer under two years old 10 00 151. Best heifer under 1 year old 5 00 GRADES. 152. Best cow . 10 00 153. Best heifer under 1 year old _ _ 5 00 YOKES. 154. Best yoke of working cattle 10 00 BEEF ANIMALS. 155. Fattest and best beef animal of either sex or any breed 10 00 20 ADVERTISEMENTS. ROYALL & BORDEN, W. S. MICKS. Manager. 12 E. Martin St.. . TPITW Mi ^IP M I I'l^ K Raleigh, N. C. a PARLOR AND CHAMBER SUITES A SPECIALTY. AGENTS FOR "THE DOMESTIC" SEWING MACHINE. THE YARBORO HOUSE, L. T. BROWN, Proprietor, Raleigh, N. C, Offers Ample and Comfortable Accommodations TO ALL WHO VISIT THE STATE FAIR! Eates, $2.00, $2.50 and $3.00 per day Especially Low Weekly and Monthly Rates. J. R. Ferrall. Joshua B. Hill. y. R. FERRALL cr CO., Staple * and * Fancy * Grocers, 222 FA i£TTE VILLE STREE T, Raleigh, N. C. PREMIUM LIST. 21 DEPARTMENT B—3. T)k. II. B. BATTLE, Director. SHEEP. (A pen is a ram, two ewes and two or more lambs.) 156. Best pen Merinos ._- §10 00 157. Best pen Cotswolds 10 00 158. Best pen Soutlidowns 10 00 159. Best pen Middle Wool 10 00 160. Best pen Shrop-hires 10 00 161. Best pen Hampshire-downs 10 00 162. Best pen 0.xtord-downs 10 00 163. Best pen of five Oxford-down lambs of either sex, bred and owned by e.xhibitor in the State (given by the American Oxford-down Sheep Record Association) 35 00 16i. Best fleece of wool 5 00 J^^All sheep competing for the special prize of $25 offered by the Oxford-down Association, must be recorded in the American Oxford-down Record, with A. O D. R. A. tag inserted in the ear, and certificate of registrj', under seal of Association, presented at time of exliibition. SWINE. CHESTER. 165. Best boar $ 5 00 166. Best sow, without pigs. .._ 5 00 167. Best sow and litter of 5 pigs __ 10 00 ESSEX. 168. Best boar 5 00 169. Best sow without pigs 5 00 170. Best sow and litter of 5 pigs 10 00 BERKSHIRE. 171. Best boar 5 00 172. Best sow, without pigs. ._ 5 00 173. Best sow and litter of 5 pigs 10 00 DUROC JERSEY. 174. Bestboar 5 00 175. Best sow, without pigs _. 5 00 176. Best sow and litter of 5 pigs 10 00 POLAND CHIN.\. 177. Bestboar... 5 00 178. Best sow, without pigs 5 00 179. Best sow and litter of 5 pigs 10 00 VICTORIAS. 180. Bestboar 5 00 181. Best sow, witliout pigs 5 00 182. Best sow and litter of 5 pigs 10 00 MISCELLANEOUS. 183. Best miscellaneous lot of swine 10 00 22 ADVERTISEMENTS. OIirjER Picture Franief! * * AND fiiidof Sliafles * * * 'f:rc3J>/l m- THC5. K. BRIGGS k SONS, RALEIGH, K. €., HARDWARE STOVES, HOUSEFURNISHING GOODS, SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS, LIME, PLASTER, CEMENT, GUjNis mn PISTOLS, I tl^^SeZts: BEST GOODS, LOW PRICES, SQUARE DEALING. Write for Prices of any Goods Wanted. i T. W. BLAKE, Jeweler and Silversmith, Medals, Badges and Plain Rings, Seals and Presses Made to Order. a® 117 Fayetteville Street, RALEIGH. N. C PEEMIUM LIST. 23 DEPARTMENT C. G. B. ALFOED, Dikectoe. POULTRY. [Exhibits must be entered in the name of the owner. If any are for sale, the owner maj- attacli a card to the coop, naming price. If sold, to remain on exhibition until regular hour of withdrawal. An exhibit or coojj for competition must embrace a cock and two hens. All fowls will be judged by the American Standard of Excellence, and fowls scoring less than 7.5 points will not lie awarded a jsremium under any eircmiistances. The standard requires that all fowls score 100 points to be perfect in every respect.] CHICKENS. Asiatics. 184. Best light brahmas.- $ 2 50 185. Best dark brahmas _ _ --. 2.50 186. Best white cochin .__ 2 50 187. Best butr cochin . _ _.. 2 50 188. Best pea-comb partridge cochin 2 50 180. Best langshangs. black 2 50 190. Best langshangs. white.. 2 50 191. Best langshangs. blue 2 50 Games 192. Best black-breasted red 2 50 193. Best brown-breasted red 2 50 194. Best yellow duck-wing 2 50 195. Best silver duck-wing _. 2 50 196. Best any standard variety of Granie 2 50 197. Best pair of pit Games 2 50 198. Best white pvle.. 2.50 199. Best red pvle 2 50 200. Best Sumatra 2 50 201. Best Indian game 2 50 Hamburgs. 202. Best silver spangled 2 00 203. Best golden spangled 2 00 204. Best silver penciled 2 00 205. Best golden penciled 2 00 206. Best black or white 2 00 207. Best red cap _. 2 00 Spanish. 208. Best white-faced black ... . 200 209. Best single-comb brown leghorn 2 00 210. Best rose-comb brown legliorn 2 00 211. Best single-comb white leghorn 2 00 212. Best rose-comb white leghorn 2 00 213. Best single-comb black leghorn. 2 00 214 Best rose-comb black leghorn .. 2 00 215. Best Minorcas. white 2 00 216. Best Minorcas. black 2 00 217. Best Andalusian . . _ 2 00 24 ADVERTISEMENTS. 1893 SEASON 1894 THE WILCDX & GIBBS GUANO CO., No. 138 East Bay Street, Charleston, S. C, No. 148 Bay Street, Savannah, Ga., MANUFACTURE THE FOLLOWING HlGH GRADE FERTILIZERS: Truck Farmers' kSpecial Guano. Doubly Ammoniated Truck Fanners' Special Guano. Special Top Dresser. Truckers' Special Potato Guano. Wilcox, Gibbs and Co.'s Manipulated Guano. Excellent Georgia Standard Guano. Wilcox, Gibbs & Co.'s Superphosphate. Orange Growers' Special Guano. Orange Growers' Own Guano. Pure Animal Bone Meal. Pure Animal Bone Meal and Potash. Ash Element. Acid Phosphate. AND ARE IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN THE FOLLOWIHG MATERIALS AND CHEMICALS : Nova Scotia Land Plaster, Sulphate of Potash, Pure Dissolved Animal Bone, Sulphate of Ammonia, Nitrate of Soda, Dried Blood, Muriate of Potash, German Kainit, Etc. All of which are sold at low jirices for cash, or approved credit. Orders promptly attended to. Address, THE WILCOX & GIBBS GUANO CO., CHARLESTON, S. C. WM. C. MACMURFHY. Treasurer, and General Agent for S. C, N. C. and Va. PREMIUM LIST. 25 Avierican. 218. Best barred Plymouth Rocks ..$ 2 50 219. Best white Plymouth Rocks 2 50 220. Best silyer "WVandottes 2 50 221. Best \yhite wVandottes 2 50 222. Best golden Wyandottes .. - 2 50 223. Best Domiiiiques _._ 2 50 224. Best Jayas 2 50 Polish. 235. Best white-crested black... 1 00 226. Best white-crested white 1 00 227. Best golden Polish 100 238. Best bearded golden Polish 100 229. Bestsiher Polish.. 1 00 230. Best white Polish 1 00 231. Best buff laced Polish .. 100 French. 232 Best Houdans 2 00 233. Best Crevecours 2 00 234. Best La Fleche .. 2 00 Bantam.^. 235. Best golden seabright ._ 100 236. Best silyer seabright ._ 1 00 237. Best rose-comb white 100 238. Best rose-comb black 100 239. Best black-breasted red game 1 00 240. Best duck-wing 1 00 241. Best booted white 1 00 242. Best black African 1 00 343. Best Poland 100 244. Best Japanese 100 Enylish. 245. Best white Dorking 3 00 246. Best colored Dorking .. 2 00 247. Best silyer gray 2 00 TURKEYS. 248. Best pair bronze 3 50 249. Best pair white 3 50 250. Best Narragansett 2 00 251. Best pair buff 2 50 252. Best pair black 2 50 253. Best pair wild 3 50 GEESE. 254. Best Toulouse .... 3 00 255. Best Efnbden 2 00 256. Best brown China 2 00 257. Best white ChLna 2 00 258. Best common 2 00 259. Best African 2 00 260. Best Canadian 2 00 26 ADVEnTISEMENT;^. RICHMOND ^r^ NURSERIES. RICHMOND, DAVIS NURSERY CO. Five hundred acres in Nursery Stock : one hundred in Orchards ; one hundred in Small Fruits. We ofl'er to our customers an immense steels of APPLE.S. PE.^CHES, CHER-RIES, APRICOTS, CtR.\PEs. &c., Mil the rtilterent sorts. .\lso the new varieties of FRUITS, OBN.AMENTAI, TREES, SHRUBS, ROSES, &c. Wholesale and retail. To dealers we can ottVr st<iclv <in favorable term.s and the best facilities for packing and shipping. Catalogues mailed on api^lication. AGENTS WANTED—SAL.VRY OR CO \l .MISSION. FRANKLIN DAVIS NURSERY CO., rt. laCHMOND, VA. GIVEN AWAY BARKER'S Comic Picture For Young and Old. SOUVENIR A book conlaining nhontTJO Coduc pictures, the noes that have aiipearcd in l'.trkor s Almnniic Irum the begiuuing of tis pulilii;:uiou. TO ANYONE who will send io t!ie address below a top label of ihe great medicine for Animals BARKilR'S Horse, Cittle and Poultry and an outside wrapper of I^O Vv 2J JE IS. • BARKER'S NmeOoBf LINIMENT For Rheumatism, Sprains, Bruises. &c. or 2 labels of T'O'^TVIDER, or 2 wrappers of LIISTIIVlEKrT. Ask your Drugeist or Storekeeper for BAKKEK'S KOMIC" ALMANAC, Full of Fun. The Barker, Moore & Meiii Medicine Co. rhiladelpbia. Pa. Give your correct P. O. address, and mention this slip when you ^Tite. B. T. J0HNS0N, AGT., GROCER, and Wholesale Commission Merchant^ For the sale of all kinds of t'ottiitrv Produce. Fruits. Vegetables, Poultry, E.ii-.gs. Salt Fish". &c. l^l^Write for prices and how to shij). 16 HARGETr STREET, RALEIGH, N. C. PREMIUM LIST. 2T DUCKS. 261. Best pair Pekin S 3 50 262. Best pair Aylesbury _.. 2 00 263. Best pair Rouea _ 3 00 364. Best pair Cayuga _ 2 00 265. Best pair white Muscovj'.. 2 00 366. Best pair colored Muscovy . . _ 2 00 267. Best pair East India " ._. 3 00 368. Best pair white crested ._ _ 2 00 269. Best pair call 3 00 GUINEAS. ETC. 270. Best white _ 1 00 371. Best lavender peai-1 (not the common) .__ 1 00 MISCELLAXEOUS. 273. Best pair peafowls 3 00 373. Best pair swans ._ _ 3 00 374. Best pair pigeons, of any standard variety and color 1 00 375. Bestandlargest collection of pigeons, not less than 10 varieties, 5 00 376. Best breeding jieu. one cock and four hens 3 00 377. Best coop capons, not less than three 3 00 278. Heaviest turkev 2 00 279. Heaviest duck... 1 .50 280. Heaviest chicken, not less than 14 pounds 1 50 281. Largest and best exhibit of any single variety of chickens. Gold Medal 283. Largest and best exhibit of fowls of any kind Diploma SUNDRIES. 283. Best model henhouse _ 5 00 284. Best practical exhibition coop . .... ... 1 00 285. Best incubator in actual operation 10 00 386. Best brooder in actual operation 3 00 287. Best feed hopper. .. .... 3 00 388. Best coop for hen and chickens 3 00 DEPARTMENT D. Capt. C. B. DEIiSOiS", Dieectoe. FIELD AND GARDEN CEOPS. NUESERT STOCK. 389. Apple trees, 1 to 3 years. 10 best grown trees $ 3 00 290. Peach trees, 1 year from bud. 10 best... 3 00 291. Pear trees, 1 to 3 j-ears. 10 best 3 00 292. Grape vines, 1 year. 10 best 3 00 293. Best display of greenhouse plants, b}' a professional florist, _ 15 OO (To be discounted one-third if no competition. ) 394. Best display of potted plants, grown by amateur florist 10 00 28 ADVERTISEMENTS. BARBEE & POPE, Manufacturers of Candy, AND DEALERS IN FRUITS, CIGARS, TOBACCO Etc. FINE CHOCOLATES AND FRUIT CAN-DIES A SPECIALTY. RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA. "W. J. ELWNGTON, Business Manager. B. F. PARK, In Charge of Yards and Shops. LEN. H. ROYSTER. Architect and Supt. of Buildings. EIiIiIN6T0N, PYgTER § C0., RALEIGH, N. C, Manufacturers of Sash, Doors, Scroll Work, Blinds, BALUSTERS, STAIR RAILS, S:c. WiU contract for work an}' where in the State. Telephone No. 35. Shops on West Street, No. 101. FOR ICE . » / . • ^ —.- OF ALL KINDS, ^^^ ,-^ ^ ^ly. BOTH FOR DOMESTIC \^ \J} jt^. JL/ ^'SE AND STEAM, Grain, Hay, Mill-Feed, Shingles, Laths, Etc., WRITE TO JONES & POWELL, Raleigh, N. C. PREMIUM LIST. 29" 295. Finest single specimen plant, b_y an amateur $ 5 00 296. For largest and best collection of cut flowers, not less than 13 varieties, each sort to be shown in glass or bottle of water bvitself 5 00 297. Largest collection of approved sorts of fruits, grown by exhib-itor, not less than 20 varieties. 6 of each; collection must be arranged on plates, separate from any other displaj- of same exhibition, and each must be correctlj- named, and include only such as are admitted to catalogue of American Pomological Society 25 00 298. Largest collection of native North Carolina apples, not less than 10 varieties. 6 of each, on plates, correctly named, and distinct from any other exhibit by same grower 10^00 299. Individual premium of fifty cents will be paid for the best plate of not less than six of any of the following varieties of apples: Alexander. Baldwin. Yellow Belle Fleur. Ben Davis. Canfield. Duchess of Oldenburg. Fall Orange. Fal-lowater. R. I. Greenings. Hubbardstown. Xouesuch. Fall Jenneting, Tetofsky, Lady, Mother, Northern Spy, Orange, Fall Pippin. Orange Pippin, White Ohio Pippin, Mountain Pearmain, Porter, Primate, Peck's Pleasant, Red Astra-chan, Roman Stem. Roxbury Russet. Golden Rus.set. Spit-zenburg. Summer Pearmain, Smith's Cider, .Sheep Nose. Smoke House. Seek No Further. Turn of the Lane, Wealthy, Winesap. York Imperial, YeUow Transparent. Best Crab Apples. Hysop, Red Siberian, Yellow Siberian. Trans-cendent, Late Summer, Carolina Red, June, Magnum Bo-num, Olive, Father Abraham. Limber Twig. Nickajack, Cullasaja. Albemarle, Buckingham, Winter Sweet, Hunge, Horse, Edwards' Winter, McCullers' Winter, Winter Horse, Royal Liniber Twig. 300. Largest collection of pears, 6 on each plate, under same con-ditions as 298 10 00 301. Individual premium of fifty cents will be paid for best plate of not less than six of the following varieties of pears: Bartlett. Clairgeau, Clapp's Favorite. Duchesse Angou-leme, Flemish Beaut}", Howell. Keitfer. Louis Bonne De Jersey. Lawrence. LeConte, Pratt, Winter Nelis. Allen's Winter, Turner's Winter. Seckle, Vicar of Wakefield. 802. Largest collection of peaches, not less than six sorts, six speci-mens of each on separate plates . . 10 00 303. Individual premium of fifty cents will be paid for best plate of not less than six of the following varieties of peaches: Bilyeu's Late October. Crawford's Late. Old Mixon, Albright's Winter, Heathcling, Scott's October, Golden Eaton, Lady Ingold. 304. Best plate of pears, not less than 25 _ 3 00 305. Best plate of peaches, not less than 25 ._ 3 00 306. Best plate of apples, not less than 25 3 00 307. Plate of largest apples, not less than 6 , . 2 00 308. Plate of largest peaches, not less than 6 . _ 2 00 309. Plate of largest pears, not less than 6 2 00 310. Largest collection of fruits exhibited by any one count}' and grown therein, all to be exhibited. 6 specimens on a plate, and each correctly labelled. [No fruit entered for any other premium can compete for this, or for but one pre-mium of any class] 20 00 30 ADVERTISEMENTS. J. E. \/rORGAN, (Successor to J. W. McGee,) --^PHARMACIST^^^^^ Druggists' Sundries, Soaps, Perfumery, Soda and Mineral Waters. Etc. FINE CIGARS AND TOBACCO A SPECIALTY. 101 FAYETTEVILLE STREET. S. T7-. ZEaiOTTSIE], Sr., CONTRACTOR FOR House, Stgji and Ornavicntal Painting, OFFICE, 213 SOUTH SALISBURY STREET, RALEIGH, N. C. GRAND FREE FOOD EXPOSITION. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL W. C. § % B. A] Grocers, Bakers, Candy Manufacturers, RALEIGH, N. C, Cordially invite you to come and see the Largest and Hand-somest Grocery Store in the State. W. C. STRONACH, President. JOHN T. PULLEN, Cashier. ©. ROSENTHAL, Vice-President. J. O. LITCHFORD, Teller. GEORGE H. SNO\V, Attorney. CAPITAL, $15,000. SURPLUS. $8,000. RALEIGH SAVINGS BANK, RALEIGH, N. C. DIIIECTOKS.—George H. Snow, L. R, Wyatt, V. E. Turner, A. B. Stronach, W. C. Htrouacb, N. W. West, Jo. F. Ferrall, Julius Lewis, G. Rosenthal. TREMIUM LIST. 31 311. Best collection of grapes (native), not less than 3 clusters, each sort on a plate and plainly labelled SIO 00 313. Best plate of figs .__ 3 00 [Collections of fruits must be arranged separately for each premium competed for, as the judges will not son out samples when exam-ining, and will not examine in presence of exhibitors ; and all not plainly marked will be passed over.] BRAXDY. WINES, ETC. (Manufactured by exhiliitors in North Carolina,) 313, Best apple brandy. 3 bottles. 1 year old _ 2 00 314, Best iieach brandy, 5 liottles, 1 year old _ _ 2 00 315, Best grape brandy, 3 bottles, 1 _year old _ _ 2 00 316 Best cider lapple)," 6 bottles, new _ 2 00 317. Best Catawba wine (sparkling), 3 bottles, 1 year old _ 2 00 318, Best Catawba wine (still), 3 bottles, 1 year old - 2 00 319, Best Concord wine. 3 bottles. 1 year old 2 00 320, Best Martha wine, 3 bottles, 1 year old 2 00 321 . Best Clinton wine, 3 bottles, I year old 3 00 322, Best Ives wine, 3 bottles, 1 year old 2 00 323. Best Norton wine, b bottles," 1 year old _ _ 2 00 324. Best Scuppernong wine, 3 bottles, 1 year old 2 00 325. Best case North Carolina champagne, one dozen bottles, pints orquarts ... _ 12 00 326, Best collection of North Carolina wines, not less than 3 bot-tles of each, grown and manufactured for sale in North Carolina by exhibitor ... . Diploma and 15 00 DEPARTMENT E. J. S. WYXXE, Director. PANTRY SUPPLIES. BREAD, CAKES. ETC. For the best of the following: 327, Wheat bread, 1 loaf ...Cash 50 328, Rye bread, 1 loaf 50 329, Graham bread, 1 loaf.. 50 330, Plain biscuit, dozen 50 331, Rolls of any shape, dozen 50 332, Raised biscuit, dozen 50 333, Sweet potato bread 50 334, Plain corn bread 50 335, Risen corn bread 50 336, Crackers 50 337, Cheesecakes... . . 50 338, Pound cake, iced 1 50 339, Fruit cake, iced 2 50 340, Jelly cake, sugared ... ... 50 341, Date cake 50 342, Banana cake 50 343, Molasses fruit cake . 50 32 N. C. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. This article was written and published by the N. Y. Curf, Field and Farm, after a thorough investigation as to the merits of the Bit, and pro-nounced by tliem as being absolutely indispensable to every one owning a horse. As a result, letters of congratulation have been received from publications all over the world. The Carriage Jouriuil, of Chicago, 111., says: "You have a great invention, worthy of a gold medal from Congress." A WONDERFUL BIT. It is a wonderful bit, as is demonstrated by two facts, an examination of its simple mechanism and the record it has made in stopping every lun-se, regardless of its viciousness, on which it has been tried. The principle at the bottom of this bit is so simple, so logical and practical, that we wonder it was not adopted before, much as we wonder that it toolc gener-ations for men to realize that car wheels did not need to run in cogs. Will you please hold your nose tiglitly, shutting the air passages, and then try to run swiftly ; do you think you would go far, no matter how wild or angry you. were? Do you not thinlv your mind would turn to malting an erfort to relieve the stoppage of breathing? Suppose this pressing could be regulated to a hair, parti-ally shutting ofl' your breathing or grading it to the finest pitch, and supposing you knew that your privilege to breathe depended upon your obedience and gen-tleness; don't you think you would soon learn to be gentle and obedient? That is the principle of Britt's Automatic Bit. The pulling does not act on the bit itself, lacerating the mouth to no advantage, but it works outside of the bit on the rubber pads, each of which rests against the nostril, and as the rein is pulled these pads are pressed against the nostril, gradually shutting off the wind in pro-portionate time to the strength thrown into the pull on the rein, which is regula-ted by springs at the side. The bit also cleverly allows the mouth to open slightly at the same moment by pressure of tlie bar in the month against the lower ,jaw so that a very limited amount of air can pass in that way when tlie nostrils are entirely closed. But what are the results of its use? Letters have arrived from all over the world, letters seen by the writer, telling of incident after incident where it has made vicious and unmanageable horses as gentle as kittens. The amountof it is. horses are like men ; when they see there is absolutely no use in fighting they quietly submit. What a grand Invention this is? A man can let his wife, mother or daughter drive a spirited horse and know they are safe. If he has bad a horse utterly beyond control, he can now drive him with comfort and ease. Many a horse now almost u.seless can be made worth thousands with this bit. In fact no horse-man should lose the opportunity of securing Dr. L. P. Britt's descriptive pam-phlets, giving illustrations of the bit, with complete descriptions, letters from all over America, prices, etc. The half-page adveriisemeut in this liSt should also be carefully noted. His office is .37 College Place, New York. Another invention of the Doctor's which will soon be upon the market and which will go far toward revolutionizing the horseshoe and nail industry, is a nailless horseshoe. The shoe is so simple that It makes one smile to look at it. It is simply a grand invention, as it is a long-wearing shoe, and it will at last put an end to sore feet, lameness, lockjaw, etc., in horses from nails being driven into the foot. It is so rapidly ad,iusted that a man can take his horse's shoes off every night about as easily as lie can take otf his own. Horsemen should not fail to be informed of this improvement. ADVHRTISEMENTS. SEND FOR PAMPHLETS-NO CHARGE. fEHTILIZEH FflHlVIH^G. THE MAPES MANURES. Correspondence especially solicited from practical growers of Tobacco, Pota-toes, Truck, Tomatoes, Orcbards, Small Fruits, Strawberries, Grapes (for wine or market), I^awns and all farm crops. Write us fully, stating what you desire to grow, character of soil, rotation etc., and we will mail to you pamphlets and circulars that will help you. We have now ready for mailing; 1. DESCRIPTIVE PAMPHLET. The MAPKS MANURES, and IIow to Use Them on Truck, Cabbage, Cauli-flower. Sugar-Beets. Tomatoes (for canning). Onions, Celery, Rhubarb, Top-dress-ing Grass or Lawns, Seeding to Grass, Orchards, Tobacco, Small Fruits, Grapes and General Farm Crops. This is our General I'amphlet covering all crops. This Descriptive Pamphlet is arranged for easy reference to any crop. It should be in the hands of every farmer, fruitgrower, trucker and special crop-grower. 2. THE MAPES TOBACCO MANURES. Testimony* of Tobacco packers and buyers, also large growers on the Mapes System of Tobacco Growing for light-colored leaf of choice qualities, 3. ORANGE AND TROPICAL FRUIT GROWING. Necessity of special manuring for jironioling quality and quantity of fi-uits, apart from vigorous wood grf>wth. 4. FERTILIZER FARMING. (Chemicals and Clover. Second Series.) An account of "thin, poor, light lands profitably brought up to fertility with-out stable manure." Successful farm operations on very light lands in growing ordinary crops and grass with only the Mapes Complete Manures. By W. H Ootj-l. lNGWooD, Managing Editor of The liurnJ Xfw Yorker. 6. SEEDING TO GRASS, Spring or Fall, with or without Grain. Top Dressing in .Spring old or worn out meadows, mowing or pasture lands, with or w'ithout stable manure. .\ppl.y for pamphlets to us or to anj- of *>ur agents THE MAPES FORMULA AND PERUYIAN dUANO CO,, 143 Liberty St., New York. Works at Newark, N. J. PREMIUM LIST. 33 344. Cocoanut cake S 50 345 Sponge cake ___ _ 50 346. Gold cake . 50 347. Ice-cream cake _. . 100 348. Nut cake 100 349. Small cakes, dozen, any kind .. 50 3.50. Bride's cake, decorated -. 2 00 351. Best disjjlay of cake, six specimens . ._ 5 00 PICKLES. PRESERVES. ETC. 3.52. Sweet pickles, quart jars ...... 100 353. Sour pickles, quart jars __ 1 00 354. Chow-chow _ _ _ _ 1 00 3.55. Fruit jeUies 100 356. Jellies, collection of. not otherwise entered 1 00 357. Canned fruits (largei. in glass, quarts 1 00 358. Canned fruits ( small ). in glass, quarts 1 00 359. Preserved fruits. 1 quart ._ . 1 00 360. Fruit butter. 2 varieties, quarts _ 1 00 361. Jams. 4 varieties, quarts _ 1 00 362. Sauces and catsups. 4 varieties.-- - 2 00 363. Brandied fruits. ^ varieties, ijuarts 1 00 364. Stuffed canteloupes. 6 specimens-.- 1 00 365. Peppers, stuffed. 6 specimens - _ 1 00 366. Driedapples. half bushel---. - 150 367. Dried peaches, peeled, half bushel - 150 368. Dried fruits, other varieties, half bushel ..- 1 50 369. Display of dried fruits, 6 varieties, not entered elsewhere, half peck of each --- ,-- 5 00 .370. Cordi.al of any variety, quart - _. 50 371. Cider vinegar. 1 gallon . . _- . 50 372. Native wine vinegar, 1 gallon.. -.. 1 00 373. Maple sugar, specimen. 5 pounds .. 1 00 374. Candy, home-made. 2 pounds -_ 50 375 Candy, walnut and groundpea 1 00 376. Best variety of pickles. 6 specimens, quarts 3 00 377. Best variety of preserves, 6 specimens 3 00 378. Largest display of preserves, jellies and pickles, not less than 12 varieties- 5 00 SUNDRIES. 379 Cheese, North (I'arolina, 5 pounds, new 2 50 380. Mutton suet, o pounds. Noith Carolina made 50 381. Beef tallow. 10 pounds, North Carolina made - 50 382. Beeswax, 10 pounds. North Carolina made 1 00 383. Hard soap, 10 pounds, home-made 100 384. Soft soap. jars. 1 gallon, home-made -. 1 00 385. Starch of wheat, o pounds, home-made -- 1 00 386. Starch of Indian corn. 5 pounds, home-made _ - 1 00 387. Hams. 2 or more. North Carolina cured, not less than 8 pounds each .. - 3 00 388. Wheat flour. 1 barrel or 2 bags. North Carolina wheat and made in North Carolina, exhibited bv manufacturer, Diploma and 10 00 389. Dried beef, North Carolina. 10 pounds _ 3 00 390. Bushel corn meal, bolted or sifted ... 100 391. Pickled pork, half barrel. North Carohna made 1 00/ 3 34 ADVERTISEMENTS. -i-THEj" COfflfflERCiAL AND FARMERS BANK. OF RALEIGH, N. C. ORGANIZED September 30th, 1891. PAID UP CAPITAL, $100,000.00. UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $15,000.00. THE L'i_iMAll-:i:i lAl, AMI KAK.MEIis BANK. J. J. THOMAS, President B. .'^. JERMAN, Cashier. A. A. THOMPSON, Vice-President. H. W. JACKSON, Asst. Cashier. Safety Deposit Boxes in Burglar-Proof Vault for Rent on Easy Terms. PEEMimi LIST. 35 392. Roe herrings, half barrel, North Carolina catch, shown by original catcher S 5 00 393. Fruit-Jrying apparatus Diploma 394. Largest "and handsomest display of fancy groceries, canned goods, etc - Gold Medal 395. Best display of canned goods by North Carolina canning fac-tory . . -" Diploma and SIO 00 For girls under fifteen years of age. 396. Loaf of wheat bread _ 1 00 397. Rolls. 1 dozen 1 00 898. Plain biscuit, 1 dozen.- _ _. 1 00 399. Pound cake 100 400. Preserves, quart jar, any variety. 1 00 401. Jelly, quart jar. any variety 1 00 403. Pickles, quart jar, any variety 1 00 403. Exhibit not otherwise entered, 10 specimens 5 00 BEES AKD HONEY. 404. Honey, gi'eatest yield from one swarm of bees, 5 pounds to be exhibited ...... .. 2 00 405. Italian bees, on ground, glass _-. 3 00 406. Hybrid bees, hive on ground, glass 5 00 407 Common bees, hive on ground, glass 5 00 408. Bee-hive, sample 1 00 409. Honey in comb . 5 pounds 1 00 410. Honey, strained, half gallon _ 1 00 BUTTER. 411. For the best 10 pounds butter Cash 10 00 DEPARTMENT F. W. E, ASHLEY, Dieectoe. MANUFACTURES. [AU to be of North Carolina manufacture, except when otherwise stated.] For the best of the following: VEHICLES. 412. Two-horse phaeton Diploma 413. One-horse four-seated phaston " 414. One-horse two-seated phaeton " 415. Two-horse rockaway " 416. Top buggy " 417. Open buggy ... " 418. Jump-seat buggy " 419. Sulky " 420. Skeleton track wagon " 421. Open pleasirre wagon " 36 ADVERTISEMENTS. PHILIP TAYLOR. MANUFACTURER OF Fine Grades Chewing Tobacco. SPECIALTIES IN POPULAR AND READY-SELLING PLUG. RALEIGH, N. C. sTo^ATTHE MOSELEY HOUSE, Cor. Wilmington and Hargett Sts., RALEIGH. N. C . J^ nd Don't You Forget It. CENTRAL AND PLEASANTLY SITUATED. Board by the Day, Week or Month at SATISFACTORY * RATES. Table regulated according to the demands of the season, and special attention given to the cuisine at the MOSELEY HOUSE. Boardino", Sale and Exchanoe Stables. LARGEST AND LEADING ESTAB-LISHMENT IN THE CITY. Clustomers haA-eall the advantages that can accrue from special care and experience in all dealings. WILMINGTON ST.. RALEIGH. N, C. PREMIUM LIST. 37 422. Farm wagon, four-horse Diploma 423. Farm wagon, two-horse _ " 424. Farm wagon, one-horse " 425. Wheelbarrow " 426. Best display of carriages and buggies North Carolina make " 427. Best display of carriages and buggies, open to the world. _ " 438. Best display of farm wagons. North Carolina make " 429. Best display of farm wagons, open to the world " CABINET WORK M.\DE IX NORTH C-iROLISA OF NORTH CAROLINA WOODS. 430. Parlor furniture, set for parlor Diploma 431. Bed- room set .-- .-- " 432. Secretary and book-case " 433. Desk... I _. " 434. Sideboard ._ ._ " 435. Bureau .. _ " 436. Bedstead _ .-- 437. Chairs, half dozen " 438. Rustic chair, model _ " 439. Rocking chair, parlor " 440. Wardrobe " 441. Cradle or crib _. " 442. Finest display. 6 pieces, not otherwise shown " 443. Largest variety of cabinet work by one exhibitor " 444. Mattresses, 3 to be exhibited, not otherwise shown " LEATHER, ETC., NORTH CAROLINA MADE. 445. Largest collection of tanned leather, not less than six sides, Gold Medal 446. Sole leather, 2 sides Diploma 447. Ham- ss leather. 2 sides " 448. LTpper leather. 2 sides _ " 449. Calf skin. 2sides " 450. Kip skin. 2 sides . " 451. Morocco, dressed or undressed __ _- " 452. Saddle, bridle and martingale " 453. Lady's saddle, bridle and martingale " 454. Set carriage harness " 455. Buggy or sulky harness _ " 456. Four-horse wagon harness " 457. Two-horse wagon harness _ " 458. Shoes, bro.gans. one dozen pairs ._ _ " 459. Boots, pair hand-made .' " 460. Shoes, gentleman's, 6 jDairs ._ " 461. Shoes, lady's 6 pairs _ _ " TEXTILES, NORTH CAROLINA MAKE. 462. For the best displaj- of fabrics, manufactured by any cot-ton or woolen factory in the State - - - Diploma 463. For the best brown sheeting. North Carolina make " 464. For the best plaids. North Carolina make " 465. For the best cassimere or jeans. North Carolina make " 466. For the best woolen blankets " 467. For the best cotton blankets " 38 ADVERTISEMENTS. BLACKWELL'S TOBACCO CO. The Man in the Moon would be happier if he could have a supply of Cool Fragrant and Soothing Blackweirs Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco For over twenty -five j'ears the standard smoking tobacco of the world. To-day More Popular than Ever. To have a good smoke anytime and everytime it is only necessary to get Bull Durham. It is all good and always good. BLACKWELL'S DURHAM " TOBACCO CO., DURHAM, N. C. FRKJIlr^t LIST. 39 NORTH fAROLINA CARPEXTRY. 468. Best set of doors, blinds and mantel . -.. Diploma 469. Best newel post and model bahister ... . . . - " 470. Best fret-sawing by boy not oier fifteen years old.-- $ 2 00 471. For the best North Carolina b iskets for general use 3 00 DEPARTMENT G. X. B. BROUGHTON, Director. GENERAL DISPLAYS. MUSIC. ETC. For the best of the following: 472. Grand piano . .- - Diploma 473. Upright piano - 474. Reed organ .- .- .-.- - - " 47.5 Sewing machine, for st.vle and (iualit\' of work - " 476. Type-writer, for speed and quality of work- -- " 477. Best and finest 478. 479. 480. 481. 482. 483. 484 485. 486. 487. 488. 489. 490, 491. 493. 493. 494. 495. 496. 497. 498. 499. 500. 501. 502. 503. 504. 505. Best display o: Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display n Best display o Be.st displaj' o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o Best display o GENERAL MERCANTILE DISPL-\YS, display of any kind in Main Exhibition Build- ...- " " - 850 00 printing - . . - Diploma millinery - . boots and shoes .. .- jewelry . - siher-plated ware .. hardware, stoyes and tinware - - ehina and crockery - fancy groceries _ - saddlery and harness .-. confectionery .- — drugs, perfumes, etc hats and caps carpets, rugs and oil-cloths . - - cabinet ware.. plumbers and gasfitters' supplies lurniture . .. - --. - bookbinding.. -.- pianos - -..- organs- - ,. -- musical instruments .- -- scientilic or other instruments - fur goods merchant tailoring goods made in the city. housefurnishing goods....- - books and stationery -. bronze work .... ... baby carriages ... . bicycles and tricycles 40 ADVERTISEMENTS. OUR "OPTIM0S" BOOK PRESS. EDWARDS & BROIGHTON, POWEB Printers uiid Binders, AND BLANK BOOK MANIFACTIRERS, ItALEIGH, \. C. Having purchased the latest improved presses, and added the best machiner\- to our book-hindery, we are prepared to publish books in tlie best style of the art ODR " CRANSTON " BOOK PRESS. ADVERTISEMENTS. -THE-Tygert- Allen Fertilizer Co. FERTILIZERS TOR TRUCK AND COTTON. ALLEN'S UNEQUALED FERTILIZERS FOR TRUCK; Allen's Five Per Cent. Guano, Allen's Eight Per Cent. Guano. Allen's Ten Per Cent. Guano. Allen's Best High Grade. Allen's Fish, Bone and Potash. STANDARD BONE PHOSPHATE, The Unrivalled Fertilizer for Cotton, MANUFACTURED BY 5FJIE TYGERT-^IiIiEN FERTILIZER COMPANY, Ho. 2 Chestnut Street, PHILADELPHIA, PA. In writing for Circulars be sure to put full name. The Tygert-Allen Fertilizer Company, No. 2 Chestnut Street, PHILADELPHIA, PA. PEEMIUM LIST. 41 o06. Best display of dairj- utensils Diploma 507. Best displaj' of household decorations -.. 508. Best display of marble, wood and iron mantels " 509. Best display of paints and oils " 510. Best display of rubber goods . " 511. Be.st display' of baking powders and spices " 512. Best display of sporting equipments (guns.fishing tackle. etc.) 513. Best display of type-writers " 514. Best display of wire goods " 515. Best display of boys' clothing " 516. Best display of men's clothing _, " 517. Best display of gents' furnishing goods __ _. " 518. Best display of sewing machines " 519. Best display of artists' materials ... " Jt^"Diplomas will be awarded for worthy displays not enumerated above. GERERAL DISPLAY BY LADIES. 520. For best general display made bj- any lady resident in the State. S-jO in gold. (The composition of this display is left entirely with exhibitors, the conditions being that all articles must show woman's handiwork in cookery, decorative art, fancy work, sewing, etc.. and every arti-cle e.xhibited must be the work of the exhibitor.) 521. For second best general exhibit by any lady resident of the State (same as above). S'-O in gold. [[^"Articles in e.\hibits under Nos. 520 and 521 will not be permitted to compete for other premiums. DEPARTMENT H. J. E. POGUE, DiRKCTOE. LADIES' 'WOKK. 522. Silk quilt, anv style... $ 2 00 523. Calico ((uilt. any style 2 00 524. White quilt, fancy'quilting 2 00 525. Knit counterpane 2 00 526. Crocheted counterpane .. 2 00 527. Woven counterpane .. 2 00 528. Hearth rug, any style 1 50 529. Stockings or socks" 100 530. Infants' socks .. 1 OO"- 531. Knit purse . 100 .532. Raw silk. 1 pound 150 533. Plain sewing, hand, any style garment . 2 00 534. Plain sewing, machine, any style garment 1 00 .535. Calico dress, cut and made by exhibitor 1 00 536. Suit boy's clothes .. . .. 3 00 537. Silk embroidery, specimen 3 00 538. Cotton embroidery, specimen . . . 3 00 539. Kensington embroidery, specimen 3 00 540. Outline embroidery, specimen _ . 2 00 541. Tatting embroidery, specimen 1 50 42 ADVERTISEMENTS. Wholesale and Retail Fine Groceries a Specialty. TOBACCO JOBBERS FOR HALF A DOZEN BEST FACTORIES IN THE STATE. Corner Fayetteville and Hargett Streets, RALEIGH, N. C. 5 THE— ^ NORTH CAROLINA CAR CO., RaLEIOH, N. C, MANUFACTURERS OF Sash, Doors # Blinds, AND ALL KINDS OF BUILDERS' MATERIAL. By carrying a large stock of Lumber, and having an equipment of the best improved machinery, we are prepared to FILL ORDERS PROMPTLY. We are also prepared to ship houses, machine framed, ready for erection. Corre.^pondence silicied. Address, The North Carolina Car Co., RALEIGH, N. C. THOMAS S. STEVENSON, Plumber, Steam ^ Gas Fitter, AND DEALER IN PUMPS, HYDRAULIC RAMS, RANGES, GAS FIXTURES, LEAD, IRON AND EARTHEN PIPES. Hargett St.. Three Doors West Raleigh National Bank. RALEIGH, N. C. JOBBING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. PEEMirM LIST. 43- 542. Drawn work, specimen $ 3 00 543. Piano cover, any style 2 00 544. Table cover, any style 1 50 545. Fancy scarf, any style 1 50 546. Handsomest carriage robe _ 3 00 547. Handsomest infant's carriage robe, crocheted or knit 3 00 548. Handsomest infant's carriage robe, embroidered 3 00 549. Sofa piUow 1 50 ,550. Headrest ._. _. 1 00 .551. Screen, embroidered 3 00 553. Chair cover, fancy upholstered.-- ._ 1 50 553. Ottoman cover, fancy upholstered - 1 50 554. Bureau scarf, linen drawn work -- 8 00 555. Bureau scarf, linen embroidered 2 00 556. Bureau scarf, all silk ... - 2 00 557. Buffet cover - 2 00 558. Handsomest table mats, crocheted, one-half dozen 2 00 559. Shawl or scarf, crocheted - 1 50 560. Child's hood, crocheted .- 1 00 561. Child's sack, crocheted 1 00 562. Pin-cushion, any stvle _ 2 00 563. Slipper-case .-- 1 ...".. 1 00 564. Work-bag 1 00 565. Lamp-shade, paper 1 00 ,566. Lamp-shade, silk __ 2 00 567. Decorated basket .. - 100 568. Lad}''s hand-bag. hand made 1 50 569. Handkerchief case, linen or silk 1 50 570. Glove case, linen or silk 1 50 571. Slippers. _ 1 00 .573. Child's cloak 1 50 573. Child's dress... 1 50 574. Child's bonnet 1 50 575. Child's flannel skirt, embroidered 1 50 576. Lady's flannel skirt, embroidered 150 577. Turkish or Roman embroidery 1 50 578. Fancy apron ._ _ 1 00 579. Set lady's underwear __ 3 00 580. Lady's dressing sack 1 50 581. Gentleman's dressing gown, quilted .. 1 50 582. Gentleman's dressing gown, embroidered ... 1 50 583. Wall protector or splasher, drawn work 1 00 584. Wall protector or splasher, embroidered 1 00 585. Pillow shams, machine made , 1 50 586. Pillow shams, drawn work 1 50 587. Pillow shams, embroidered 1 50 588. Towels, with embroidered initials in cotton, one-half dozen.. 2 00 .589. Napkins, with embroidered initials in cotton, one-half dozen. 2 00 590. Napkins, hemstitched, with embroidered initials in cotton, one-half dozen ._ 2 00 591 . Table cloth, with embroidered initials 2 00 592. Plate doilies, embroidered, one half dozen . j 2 00 593. Plate doilies, drawn work, one-half dozen 2 00 594. Finger-bowl doilies, embroidered, one-half dozen _. 2 00 595. Finger-bowl doilies, drawn work, one-half dozen 3 00 596. Center piece, all white, embroidered 1 50 597. Center piece, colors, embroidered 1 50 598. Center piece, drawn work . . 1 50 599. Carving cloth, all white, embroidered 1 50 44 ADVERTISEMENTS. JAMES McKIMMON k CO., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGISTS, 138 FAYETTEVILLE STREET, Keep a Full Line of Pure Drugs, Toilet Articles, and everything to be found in a first-class drug store, Mineral Waters, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. 1851. 1892. THE MASSACHUSETTS fflUTDAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, SPRINGFIELD, MASS. M. V. B. EDGERLY, President. HENRY S. LEE, Vice-Presideut. JOHN A HALL, Secretary. OSCAR B. IRELAND, Actuary. E. D. CAPRON, Asst. Secretary. THE NEW POLICY CONTRACT Offered by this Company is non-forfeiting. Paid up and cash values are plainly endorsed upon all policies, under the provisions of the Massachu-setts non-forfeiting law. Is incontestable after two years from the date of its issue. All restrictions upon residence, travel, occupation or em-ployment, except military and naval service in time of war, ai-e removed after two years. R. W. ROGERS, General Agent, Office in Yarboro House, RALEIGH, N. C. FRANK STRONACH, (Successor to Yancey & Stronach), Auctioneer and Commission Merchant, Manufactueer and Dealer in Buggies, Carriages, Road C,\rts, Farm and Sprinc} Wagons. Horses Bought and Sold. Auction Days, Thursdays and Saturdays. Nos. 319, 331 and 323 Wilmington Street, Raleigh, N. C. PREMIUM LIST. 45- 600. Carving cluth. colors, embroidered _. _$ 1 50 601. Carving clotli. drawn work 1 50 602. Set talile linen, embroidered, including center piece, carving cloth, one-halfdozen plate doilies and one-half dozen fin-ger- bowl doilies .-. .._ _ 4 00 603. Set table linen, drawn work, same as 602 4 00 604. Tea table cloth, embroidered 1 00 605. Tea table cloth, drawn work 1 00 For girls under sixteen years of age. 606. Plain sewing, hand, any style garment 2 00 607. Plain sewing, machine, any style garment _ 1 00 608. Fine shirt " _ 150 609. Set underwear 3 00 610. Bov'ssuit --- -- 1 50 611. Calico dress .-. 2 00 613. Patchwork quilt 1 50 613, Foot mat... _._ 100 614, Dressed doll -- 100 615, Dressed doll, bv girl imder twelve years 1 00 616, Silk embroidery " 150 617, Outline embroidery ... _ 1 00 618, Knitting, any style 1 00 619, Tatting ... ._ ___ 100 630. Knitpurse 1 00 631. Socks or stockings 1 00 622. Infant's sacque.- 1 00 623. Crocheting, specimen .-.. 1 00 634, Child's sacque _-- 100 625 Fancy book-bag _ 100 636, Pin-cushion __. 100 627. Best specimen of work by child under ten years old 2 00 DEPARTMENT I. W. S, PRIMROSE, Director. FINE ARTS, PAINTINGS, ETC. [To have been executed within three years, and by a resident of the State and not exhibited before at State Fair. Each painting exhibited as having been painted directly from life or nature must be accompanied b}' a certificate from the exhibitor to the effect that the work is directly from life or nature.] DRAWINGS, DECOR.^-TIONS, ETC, 628, Best oil painting, any subject, from life or nature directly, by a North Carolina artist _ ...$10 00 639. Best water-color painting, any subject, from life or nature directly , by a North Carolina artist 5 00 630. Painting in oil, portrait from life. 20 00 631, Painting in oil, on canvas, any subject, still-life study 5 00 46 ADVERTISEMENTS. THOMAS PESCUD, Raleigh, N. C, Staple and Fancy Grocer. An Exhaustive and Complete Stock of Every Variety OF Choice Edibles and Table Delicacies. Fullest Stock of Old Choice Whiskies and Wines for Medicinal Use to be Found in the City. ESTABLISHED 1875. manufacturers and dealers in HARNESS • . AND . . SADDLERY OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. Collars manufactured for wholesale and re-tail trade from leather special!}- prepared at our own tanneries. 109 E. Martin St„ RALEIGH, N. C. RALEIGH, N. C, Founders and Machinists, manufacturers and importers of PORTABLE AND STATIONARY ENGINES AND BOILERS, STEAM PUMPS, Saw, Grist and Cane Mills, Cotton Gins and Presses, Lumber Trucks and General Machinery. PEEMIUil LIST. 47 632. Painting in oil, on canras, fruit and flowers, from nature S ,5 00 633. Water-colors, actual flowers 3 00 634. Craj-on drawing, any subject - 3 00 635. Best display of decorated cliina, painted by lady, not less than twenty pieces - 15 00 636. Best crayon drawing, by girl under fifteen years old 2 00 €37. Decorated fanc}' articles, in oil. six _ 2 00 638. Sketches from nature, water-colors, six _ _ _ 2 00 639. Plaques, two 2 00 640. Drawings from plaster casts, four 2 00 641 . Decorated screen, three leaves 2 00 643. Decorated screen, one leaf 1 00 643. Painting on silk, satin or velvet 1 00 644. Fan. painted on silk or satin 1 00 645. Portrait in oil. copy : 10 00 646. Painting in oil. copy, any subject. 5 00 647. Vase in oU -., 1 00 648. Vase in mineral colors 1 00 649. Fire etching 2 00 650. "Wood carving, by lady 3 00 651. Imitation Dresden cliina ... 5 00 652. Modeling in clay 1 00 653. Sculpture in marble 5 00 PHOTOGRAPHS AND MISCELLA^TIOUS. 654. Specimen of photograph, colored, in water colors (not before exhibited) by professional Diploma 655. Specimen of photograph, colored, in India ink (not before exhibited) by professional " 656. Six cartes de visite of cliildren by professional " 657. Six cartes de visite of adults by professional " 658. Six cabinet photographs by jirofessional " 659. Large plain photograph by professional " 660. Display of photographs (quality specially considered) by pro-fessional _ " 661. Specimen photograph by amateur " 662. Best collection of amateur photographs taken on grounds during fair week (not less than 5 specimens) quality specially considered: to be submitted by November 10, Gold medal 663. Colored photograph by amateur Diploma 664. Display of photographs by amateur •' 665. Fancy sign painting " 666. Display and variety novelty jars $ 2 00 667. Most oddly decorated easel 3 00 668. CoUection stereoscopic views; N. C. scenery Diploma 669. Largest collection and greatest variety of pictures in frames. Diploma and $10 00 48 ADVERTISEMENTS. OSASAITIEEI) HARD-MOUTHED HORSES AND PULLERS CONTROLLED WITH ABSOLUTE EASE. RUNAWAYS IMPOSSIBLE. This statement is now repeated by thousands who have purchased BRITT'S AUTOIWIATIC SAFETY BIT; SiFETT f-^ This Bit, by an automatic device, closes the horse's nostrils. » HE CANNOT BREATHE, AND MOST STOP.^ SAFETY FROM RUNAWAYS wuimilllilllHII^M ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED WITH THIS BlTr-^g Any horse is liable to run, and should bo driven y with it. By its use ladies and children drive horses men coald not hold with the old style bits. Send for illustrated pamphlet containing testi-monials Irom all parts of the world, and earnest J and candid expressions about the BRITT AUTO- ' MATIC SAFETY BIT and its resistless but harmless and humane power _ in subduing the most vicious horses and controlling the most stubborn pullers and chronic mnaways. . The only bit in the world that is endorsed, advocated, used and sold by the Society for the Prevention ot Cruelty to Animals, The Highest Aiithoritij, DR. L. P. BRITT, 37 COLLEGE Place, New YORK. Oold liedal, Puis, 1SS9. -THE-Remington Standard Type- Writer IS THE STANDARD WRITING MACHINE OF THE WORLD. For Catalogue. Price List, &c., address. WILLIAM EASDALE, Raleigh, N. C. Architect and Superintendent, RALEIOH, N. C. SUB-TROPICAL FLORA. EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. X n VE RTrsEK^E^'TS.. THE RASIN FERTILIZER CO No. 35 AND 37 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, BALTIMORE, MD. Tlie Largest and Most Complete Chemical Fertilizer Works ill the United States, with a Capacity of GOOOO Tons per Annum. Bone and Potash, Empire Guano, Dissolved S, C. Bone, Dissolved Bones, Muriate and Sulphate of Potash, Acid Phosphate, Sulphate of Ammonia, Nitrate of Soda, Blood, Fish, Bone, and Bone Tankage of our own make or importation always in stock and foi' sale, or mixed to suit the wants of the purchaser. No trouble to answer letters; write to us before buying. THE RASIN FERTILIZER CO., BALTIMORE, MD. PREMIUM LIST. 49 DEPARTMENT K. JULIUS LEWIS, DiHECTOE. AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY. [Exhibitors in this department are earnestly invited. Articles will be carefully inspected by the Committee, who will make favorable mention of all exhibits worthy of special notice.] MACHINERY. 670. Portable engine on trucks Diploma 671. Small engine, any style - 672. Cotton-gin, feeder and condenser 673. Cotton-gin. North Carolina make _ 674. Cotton baling press, any make . . 675. Seed-cotton cleaner to be tested on grounds _-_ 676. Gin-saw filing machine .. 677. Cotton-seed huUer and separator, to be tested on grounds. 678. Machine or process to remove lint from cotton seed 679. Cotton-seed grinding machine 680 Best combined hand and power grist-mill for making meal, 681. Portable corn mill at work . 683. Best North (.'arolina grist-mill stones. 36 inches in diameter. 683. Pair North Carolina mill-stones for corn, not less than 14 inches in diameter and six inches thick, without furrows, 684. Pair North Carolina mill-stones for wheat, not less than 14 inches in diameter and six inches thick, without furrows, 685. Cotton planters 686. Cotton chopper . . _ _ 687. Guano distributor... __. 688. Pea harvester .. .... 689. Cotton picker 690. Corn planter . .. .-. 691. Combined planter and guano distributor. 692. Horse power, am* style 693 Harvester and twine binder 694. Threshers, separators and cleaners combined 695 Threshers .- 696. Rice thresher and separator 697. Rice cleaner . - 698. Fan mill 699. Reaping and mowing machine 700. Reaping machine 70 1 . Mowing machine ... 702. Lawn mower _. 703 Corn sheller, hand power -. 704. Cider mill and press, any size 705. Ensilage cutter, hand or power 706. Clover seed huUer -. 707. Straw and hay cutter, hand or power 708. Wood engine 709. Farm fence 710. Pump, hand or power so ADVERTISEMENTS. Oak Grove Stock Farm, Burlington, H. C. HOLT & HOMEWOOD, Breeders and Shippers of 3 "a ill « CO o O '^ "O o ^ a 00 Stock from this F^irm have taken Fust Pifmiums wherever exhibited. Young Stock for Sale J. F. HOMEWOOD, Manager. NEW STORE! NEW GOODS! C. A. SHERWOOD & CO., 205 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, N. C. Cry Goods, Notions, ShoQS, Hats, TRUNKS, LADIES' AND GENTS' FURNISHINGS. Thanking you for past favors, we trust, by honest efforts and fair repre-sentations, to increase your patronage. GO TO NORRIS' FOR Dry Goods, Shoes, Notions, Etc., 213 FAYETTEVILLE STREET. NORRIS' DRY GOODS STORE. PREMIUM LIST. 51 711. Fruit evaporator Diploma 712. Sugar cane grinder 713. Combined sower and cultivator 714. Manure spreader _ 715. Field roller 716. Horse rake 717. Check rower 718. Duiup-cart ._; 719. Potato or apple peeler.. 720. Potato digger 731. Groundpea cleaner 722. Feed steamer 723. Stump puller 724. Portable farm /ence 725. Farm gate _ 726. Washing machine 737. Clothes wringer 728. Tobacco press _ . 729. Butter press _-_ 730. Cheese press -. 731. Churn 732. Butter worker 733. Wine press 784. Sad iron, or clothes ironer _.__ 735. Cotton plow 736 One-horse plo%v 737. Two-horse plow _ . _ 738 Four-horse plow 739. Sulky plow 740. Sulky cultivator _ 741. Walking cultivator _ 742. Harrow _. 743. Road machine 744. Best and largest display of agricultural implements Gold medal SPECI.\L. For the best of the following articles made in North Carolina by exhib-itors, on the farm, for practical work: 745. Field roUer .. .$ 5 00 746. One-horse dump cart 5 00 747 Two-horse dump-cart 5 00 748 stump-puller 5 00 749 Portable farm fence 5 00 750. Farm gate 5 00 751. Harrow . 5 00 753. One-horse plow 5 00 753. Two-horse plow .1 . 5 00 Holmes' Improved farm Level " Eclipse." PRICE $5 00, WITH TARGET. The Simplest. Best and Cheapest on the market for the money. It is easily worked, not affected by wind, and gives entire satisfaction. Good alike for farmers, builders and mechanics. Send for descriptive circular, or send the monev for one to W. C. HOLMES, 21 E. Alabama St. , Atlanta, Ga. 52 ADVERTISEMENTS. JOHN "yV. EYANS, MANUFACTURER OF Carriages, Buggies, Delivery Wagons. SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO REPAIRING AND PAINTING. Orders for any style of work solicited. If your carriage or buggy needs repairing ship to me. ALL WORK GUARANTEED to be as represented Axles, wheels and springs kept in stoclt for repairing. In tact, anything belonging to a vehicle can be lound in my factory. Factory, northwest corn^er Morgan^and Blount Streets, Raleigh. N. C. ANTICEPHALAIGINE ! -THE-g,,,,, s, HEADACHE AND NEURALGIA ,,^^3^,, REMEDY Cures in Fifteen Minutes ! Perfectly Safe and Harmless ! SOLD EVERYWHERE. 25c. AND 50c. A BOTTLE. MANUFACTURED ONLY BY JAMES I. JOHNSON, Raleigh. N. C. —-i^m'— JOSEPH E. ROGUE'S BRANDS OF PLUG TOBACCO Over all Competitors at the N. C. State Fair—Open to tlie World. Gold Medal and Diploma 1876 I Diploma 1882 Gold and Silver Medals _1S77 Gold Medal and Diploma 1887 Gold Medal and Diploma 187'J Gold Medal and Diploma 1889 Gold and Silver Medals 1880 Diploma 1890 Silver Medal and Diploma 1881 | Diploma 1891 To be continued at the next Fair. Merit will win in the end. The rapid increase in demand for my tobaccos during 1S92 compelled me to occupy new quarters January 1, 1893, where I have greatly increased facilities for superior work, and will double my output this year. Yours truly, JOSEPH E. POGUE, Mfr., Raleigh, N. C. PREMIIM LIST. 53 DEPARTMENT L. Pkof. J. B. BURWELL, Dieectoe. EDUCATIONAL. WORK OF SCHOOLS. 754. Display of maps and charts by school Diploma 755. Display of art work by school " 756. Display of class drawing by school - " 757. Display of kindergarten work " 758. Display of agricultural and mechanical schools ... _- 759. Display of commercial school -- -- -- " 760. Displar of military school " 76 1 . Best general display j\-ork by school - Medal 762. Best display of specimens of geology, mineralogy, zoology and botany by school ... • Gold medal 763. General display of graded school work by pupils under len years of age . Diploma 764. Displaj' of maps by pupils under ten years of age . - 765. Best specimen of penmanship by pupil ' 766 Best st>ecimen of ornamental penmanship by pupil " 767. Best specimen of penmanship by any boy or girl under 14 years of age. Copy first two verses of 1st chapter of Psalms ... . - - - " 768. Best specimen of penmanship by professional " 769. Best specimen of ornamental penmanship by professional.. 770 Display of penmanship by professional Medal SCHOOL SUPPLIES. 771. Display of school books ..Medal 772. General display of school supplies " 773. Display of school desks and tables " 774. Specimens in geology " DEPARTMENT M. PULASKI COWPER, Dieectoe. HISTORICAL, SCIENTIFIC DISPLAYS, CURIOS, FREAKS, ETC. (Labels required.) 775. General collection of fossils $ 2 00 776. General collection of shells - 1 00 777. Collection fresh-water sheUs 1 00 778. Collection land shells 1 00 54 A DVERTISEM ENTS. S. & D. Berwanger, High Art Clothiers, Raleigh, N. C. Standard-bred Stallions in use at b" A.iiv\"i i-:\\ l"^\w.\i ; FlRANKLIN CHIEF, 3,117. MOONDYNE, 11,230. NEUSUCCO, 20,111. Standard-bred HAMBLETONIANS and MORGAN brood uiares, stallions and fillies for sale at reasonable prices at this farm. Apply or write to B. P. WILLIAMSON, KA LEIGH. N. C. PREMIUM LIST. 55 779. Collection Mound Builders' (stone age) implements $ 2 00 780. Collection stuffed and mounted birds, animals and reptiles, illustrating the natural history of the State Gold medal 781. Collection butterflies --- 100 782. Collection moths 100 783. Collection botanical specimens Diploma and 2 00 784. Collection of curiosities, to consist of relics of the late war and of historical interest 5 00 785. Largest and best collection of Indian arrow-heads 1 00 786. Largest and best collection of Indian axes -. 1 00 787. Indian pot - - 50 788. Largest collection of minerals from undeveloped mines in North Carolina, labeled and numbered 2 00 789. Best collection of minerals, any kind .-- 1 00 '790. Greatest curiosity in wood _ . . . 50 791. Greatest curiosity in vegetable life 50 792. Greatest curiosity in minerals 50 793. Greatest curiosity- in granite 50 794. Greatest living animal cui-iosity. any kind ._. 3 00 795. Greatest corn-stalk curiosity ... . . 50 796. Longest ear of corn -.- - 50 797. Heaviest ear of corn 50 798. Largest corn-stalk, not less than three feet long 50 799. Largest gourd 50 800. Smallest gourd ._ - 50 801. Longest gourd 50 803. Whitest pigeon .. - .. 1 00 803. Fattest raccoon 1 00 804. Fattest opossum 1 00 805. Tame rabbits, two or more _. - 1 00 806. Pair Guinea pigs 1 00 807. Pair canaries . 100 808. Mockingbird 1 00 809. Talking parrot ._ - 100 810. Anv other rare bird of merit 100 811. Pair turtle doves 100 812 Largest and best collection of birds (5 or more) 5 00 813. Largest and best collection of birds' eggs _ 100 814. Best collection of antique and modern curiosities 2 00 815. Wax curiosities and relics .. -.. -. 2 00 816. Autographs of famous personages 1 00 817. Historical portraits and engravings - 1 00 818. Ancient and modern coins .-.. 100 819. Ancient documents, books, etc 2 00 820. Oldest antique piece 2 00 821. Largest and best collection Indian relics 3 00 THE HOME COMPANY. caraleiCtH phosphate and fertilizer works. Manufacturers of High Grade .\cid Phcsphate and Ammouiated Guanos. Thejustly celebrated ECLIPSE ACID PHOSPHATE, ECLIPSE AMMONIATED GUANO (for all crops), CARALEIGH SPECIAL VINE AND FRUIT FERTILIZER, J^e^FoT tlie grain trade in tlie Fall use our High Gx'ade Eclipse Acid Phosphate. First analysis by State Chemist, on right fresh goods. 1S.9S per cent, available phos-phoric acid. These goods seasoned for the Fall trade will test from 143:^ per cent, to 14>^ per cent. They are made at home ; hence freight to you is small. We can (therelore name prices defying competition. Note this down. Caraleigh Phosphate and Fertilizer Works, F. B. DANCY, President, Raleigh, N. C. 56 ADVERTISEMENTS. S2v^ PLENTY OF THE BEST I Toirxn S. :E=esc-u.d., DRUGGIST, 118 Fayetteville Street, RALEIGH, N. C. THE H. J. BRO¥/N COFFIN HOUSE. JOHN W. BROWN, Funeral Director aiid Kiiibaliuer. JORDAN'S DINING Hfllili -* EUROPEAN RESTflURflNT, No. 130 Fayettville Street, RALEIGH, N. C. MEALS AT ALL HOURS. ELEGANT LODGINGS. PORTABLE HAY-PRESS, $60.00. Transported iind operated on a common two-horse wagon; only man and boy required to work it. No mounting; nti staking down ; no hauling hay to press— you take this press to the diflerent haycocks in the tield. Hay-cocks four feet across the base and four feet high, weighing from 100 to l.^o pounds, sufficient for one bale. .Sent on trial. Give reierence. send for circulars. C. B CURLEE, Rienzi, Mississippi. CHAS. FRIEND, Importer. Breeder and Shipper of Registered English '* BERKSHIRE HOGS. Sonora, Hardin Co., Ky. NEW VORK * Millinery and Dry Goods Bazaar, * 211 FAYETTEVILLE STREET. Fashionable Millinery and an Elegant Stock of Dry Goods Always on Hand. Reidsville Fertilizer Company, Reidsville, North Carolina. Manufacturers of * ^ HIGH • • • • GRADE • • • FERTILIZERS For Tobacco, Corn, Wheat, Oats and Grasses ORDERS SOLICITED, Wood's Seeds! '/are first in time, first in produc-tiveness, first iu quality. \Vc know the wants and needs of the Southern planter, and stake our reputation on our ability to supph- him. Our NEW SEED BOOK for 1^93 tells what to sow, when and how to sow, cultivation, etc. Write for it and current prices of any Grass, ClOVer, or other Field Seeds required. Send your ordnrs direct if your merchant does not liaudle Wood's Seeds. T.W.WOOD «& SONS Seedsmen, Richmond, Va. ilSHliEY PHOSPHATE CO., „ CHARLESTON, S. C. ASHLEY, THE GREAT UNIVERSAL ANTI-CURLER. (Grandfather Samho)—Who put Ashley on rtat chile's har? Uatchilp wore curly har out ob respect to bis great gran par, and now de chile's suit o' bar's ruined! ruined!! completely ruined!! You see de Ashley has a mighty action, 'Tis what dey call the capillary 'traction: Dey calls it de " Ladies' Friend " a-since de war, 'Cause it takes de kinks out ob de woolly ba'r. ASHLEY, THE GREAT MORAL AGENT. Since Ashley has come, new modes and methods revealing; A gentleman can afford to live without stealing. (Colored Gentleman on wsignn)—Now, dat Nigger specks I stole dis wheat. Golly ! he don't know I's been usin' Ashley. (Continuing aloud)—Look here, boy, mme o' your sass 'bout rae; Because you be tief, you tinks I be. I w'd have you for to know, sir. I'se a gentleman ; Nothing mean about me, sir. I use Ashley Guan', SOLILOQUY. .Some lives by picking and stealing; Some lives nobody knows how; Some lives—(past all believing)— Some lives by de sweat of de brow ; Some lives in Providence trusting; Some lives like an old nail, rusting ; Some lives, their friends all busting; Some lives by git^up-and-dusting; Some use Ashley, and they come tlrst in.
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|Other Title||North Carolina State Fair premium list, 33rd annual fair; North Carolina State Fair premium list, thirty-third annual fair|
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