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J. PITTMAIT, EDITOR.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
Three Months Cents.
Six Months 50
One Year $l.OO.
Sent by Mail. Payable in advance.
PHIED EVERY WEDNESDAY.
B®*THE DEMOCRATIC BANNKR is the
ORIGINAL County Union, subscribers
will please take notice,
Entered according to postal regula
tions at the postofflce at Dunn, N. C., as
second class matter.
~ DUNN, Harnett County, N. C.
DUNN, N. C., July 31, 1901.
What is a Democrat?
•'Democracy is a sentiment
not to be appalled, corrupted,
or compromised; it knows no
baseness; it cowers before no
danger; it oppresses no weak
ness. It is the sole conserva
tor of liberty, labor and proper
ty. It is the sentiment of equal
rights, of equal obligations—the
very spirit of liberty itself per
vading the land." —Bill Allen.
The Constitution, Act IX,
Section o, appropriates all fines
for violation of the criminal
laws of the State for establish
ing and maintaining free public
schools in the several counties—
whether the fines are for viola
tion of town ordinances, made
misdemeanors by Sec. 3820 of
the Code, or other criminal
statutes. Where such fines are
collected through the Mayor of
a town, by virtue of his author
ity as Justice of the Peace, they
are to be accounted for to the
Board of Education.
These fines cannot be used
for any other purpose whatso
ever. It is the duty of the
Board of Education to see to it
that these fines are faithfully
appropriated for maintaining
free public schools in the coun
ty. Magistrates, Clerk of Su
perior Court and other officers
in Harnett county into whoso
hands these fines have been
paid, be prepared to give an
account of your stewartsliip in
J. D. EZZELL,
Chairman Board of Education
of Harnett County.
What Good Roads Do For a
Bad roads constitute the
greatest drawback to rural life,
and for the lack of good roads
the farmers suffer more than
any class. Those localities
where good roads have been
built are becoming richer, more
prosperous and more thickly
settled, while those which do
not possess these advantages in
transportation are either at a
standstill or are becoming poor
er and more sparsely settled. If
these conditions continue, fruit
ful farms may be abandoned
and rich lands go to waste.
Life on a farm often becomes,
as a result of "bottomless
roads," isolated and barren of
social enjoyment and pleasures,
and country people in some
communities suffer such great
disadvantage that ambition is
checked, energy weakened and
Good roads, like good streets,
make habitation along them
most desirable ; they economize
time, add force in transporta
tion of products, reduce wear
and tear on horses, vehicles and
harness, and enhance the mar
ket value of real estate. They
raise the value of farm land and
farm products and tend to beau
tify the country through which
they pass ; they faciliate rural
mail delivery and are a potent
aid to education, religion and
sociability. Charles Sumner
once said: ' 'The road and the
school master are the two most
important agents in advancing
The difference between good
and bad roads is often equivo
lent to the difference between
profit and loss. Good roads
have a money value to farmers
as well as a political and social
value, and leaving out conven
ience, comfort and social and
refined influences which good
roads always enhance, and look
ing at them only from the "al
mighty dollar" side, they are
found to pay handsome divi
dends each year.
People generally are beginiug
to realize that road building is
a public matter, and that the
best interests of agriculture and
the American people as a whole
demand the construction of
good roads, and that money
wisely expended for this pur
pose is sure to return.—Greens
Eat, drink and then pay up
IN MEMORY OF CAPTAIN MAR
SHAL VINSON PRINCE.
MR. EDITOR :
In the death of Captain Mar
shal V. Prince the county of
Harnett has lost one of its most
honorable and useful citizens,
and it is due his memory that
the public attention shall be
drawn to some of the events of
lii 3 long and honorable life and
to some of the public services he
rendered to his Country while
he was with us. This duty I
have taken upon myself, as I
knew him well, and to know
him was to love and respect
him, for he was verily a man
in whom there was no guile.
Capt. Prince was born July
2, 1832, and died on July 23,
1901, and hence was 70 years
and 21 days of age when he
was called to his reward. In
early life he had the benefit of
a good English education, hav
ing been a pupil uudei my
father Gen. A. D. McLean in
his school at Summerville in
this county. Capt. Prince's
father died when he was a mere
youth, and Gen. McLean was
appointed his guardian at the
request of his near relatives.
This education fitted him well
for the arduous and responsible
duties of his busy life, for from
early manhood he was the ad
viser of his neighbors in all
their business transactions, for
they had implicit confidence,
not only in his personal integ
rity but in his judgment and
business sagacity. After the
death of the Hon. George W.
Pfcgram the mantal of that man
of God fell upon the shoulders
of Capt. Prince, and most wor
thily did he wear it, for his
counsels were those of fence
and good will among men.
Captain Prince AY as married
in 1807 to Elizabeth Rollins.
There were born to them seven
children, five of whom survive
him—three sons and two daugh
ters —children whose lives and
characters bear the impress of
their early christian training,
for how true it is, that "as the
tree is bent, the tree is inclined."
Captain Prince held many
positions of honor and trust at
the hands of his confiding coun
trymen. Before the war when
quite a youug man he was
elected captain of a volunteer
militia company, and took
great pride in uniforming and
drilling his citizen soldiery.
When the War between the
States came on he was among
the brave and fearless sons of
the Old North State that went
forth to battle for the Cause of
the South. After the war and
when civil government was per
mitted to take the place of mili
tary rule Captain Prince was
elected Justice of the Peace
or his section of the county,
and served in this capacity al
most continuously till his death.
He was elected county com
missioner for several terms and
was chairman of the Board for
four years. In 1891 he was
elected to the House of Repre
sentatives from Harnett county,
and served with marked faith
fulness and efficiency. Indeed
in every position to which
he was called he was
always a conservative an d
faithful public servant. Our
county can poorly afford to lose
such a son.
When about thirty years of
age Captain Prince connected
himself with the Methodist
church and was one of its most
honored and trusted members.
He performed his duties as an
officer of the church with t.'ie
same unwavering fidelity that
characterized him in all the re
lations of life.
A good man is gone; let us
emulate his example, for he
was one of nature's noblemen ;
faithful to God, to Country and
"His life was and the elements
do mixed in liim that Nature might
And say to all the world. This was
D. H. MCLEAN.
Captured in Sampson.
A man named Sion Williford,
who has been living near Sa
vannah, Ga., for several years,
got into a difficulty out there,
in which he shot another man,
however the shot did not prove
fatal. Williford ran away from
Georgia and came to Sampson
several weeks ago. A few days
ago Williford was arrested and
placed in Clinton jail, from
there he was taken to Savannah
where he will be tried at the
November term of court for an
assault with an intent to kill.
Hon. D. H. McLean has been
employed to defend Williford
I'm going to offer for the
next few weeks. Special in
ducements in Ready Mixed
Paints. I am now selliug as
good Ready Mixed Paints as
can be had auy where. Strictly
guaranteed- E. Lee. i
BENSON, N, C:
THE DOORS OF THE FARMERS WAREHOUSE WILL BE
OPENED FOR THE SALE OF LEAF TOBACCO
August 2nd, 100 l
The management of this house will be in the hands of
ROBT. T. FAUCETTE, of Durham, N. C., and to the farmers
of Johnston and adjoining counties we wish to say that Mr. Fau
cette has spent his entire life in the tobacco industry. He has
yet to undertake a single enterprise in which the word failure
had anything to do, and lie wishes to say to you, through us,
that his highest interest and main object will be to convince all
who sell their Tobacco at the Farmers Warehouse that he can
and will get as much for their tobacco as they can get for the
same on any market in North Carolina or Virginia.
Our market will be attended by a
LARGE CORPS OF BUYERS,
Representing all the large American manufacturers, includ
ing the American Tobacco Company, also all the main foreign
buyers. We here and now ask you for and expect
Your First Load,
Feeling assured, should you give us your first load, that
you will have no further trouble in deciding where to sell your
fclfenJi Bolt T Ml
C.T.Johnson, || IlUUli 1 1 lluuU .Uj
AlonzoParrish, J 2 Manager.
WMTILIi - DAVIDSON
Preparatory, Academic and
Scientific courses. Board and
Tuition moderate. . ..
FACULTY OF GOOD TEACIIKRS.
Term nine months. Begins
Sept. 18, 1901.
JNO. S. SIMPSON, Principal.
P. O. DrawerS.
Fayetteville, N. C.
A First Class Military
School in Eastern Carolina.
La Grange, N. C.
Military, Literary - Scientific
and Commercial School.
Fifty-three boarding pupils ;
twelve counties and two States
represented the past session.
Commodious School Buildings,
Barracks for Sixty Cadets.
The school aims to strengthen
cha 1 acter by developing latent
talents and power. The individ
ual needs of the Students are
considered. The millitary
training strengthens the manly
traits, gives a sound .body and
clear mind. Class room meth
ods cultivate Observation, Con
centration and Mental grasp.
Athletics encouraged. No com
promise on liquor or tobacco.
Expenses for the entire year of
nine months, including tuition,
room, fuel and lights, $llO.
Payable quarterly in advance.
J. E. Debnam, Supt.
OF NORTH MOLINA.
Of the State's Educational
Eighty-five scholarships. Free
tuition to teachers and minis
ters' sons. Loans for the needy-.
New Dormitories, Waterworks,
(Jentral Heating System.
$120,000 spent in improvements
in 1900 and 1901.
Fall term begins September
9, 1901. Address,
F. P. VENABLE, President.!
Chapel Hill, N. C^
Rural Free Delivery First.
It is estimated that the sav
ing effected by withdrawing the
privilege of second class post
age rates from publications and
periodicals that are not legiti
mately eutitled to them will
amount to twenty million dol
lars a year. Upon the basis of
such saving a movement is on
; foot to reduce letter postage to
'one cent. Of course such a re
duction would be hailed with
I pleasure if it could be g'.ven af
ter furnishing necessary quick
mail facilities to all sections of
the country. But there ought
to be no reduction in letter post
age until the rural free delivery
is extended to take in every
possible neighborhood in the
United States. If twenty mill
ions is saved by the new regula
tions affecting second class mat
ter, that money ought to be ap
plied to extending the rural free
delivery. It is the vital need
of the times and the people in
town and country alike prefer
to have these routes honeycomb
the United States to any reduc
tion in letter postage. This is
certainly true in North Caroli
na which as yet has only eleven
routes when it ought to have
not less than five hundred to
serve the various communities
now having only the star route
weekly mails.—News & Ob
NOTICE OF SALE
By virtue of the power anil authority
given by :i certain mortgage, executed
by J. IX McNeill, Wm McNeill and H.
L. McNeill to me which is recorded in
the office of Register of Deeds for the
county of Harnett, in book Z no. 2 pa»e
9, the following property will be sold at
Public Auction, viz:—
Being a ceitain tract of land in Llll
tngton Township, Harnett countr. Be
ginning at a stake 10 feet from the
southern line of the town of LiUlneUHi
opposite southwest corner of Lot No. 6
in said town, runs thence S. 18 TV 3
chains to the Ochiltree line, now Wil
liams, thence said line N. Gl W G chains
53 links to the road or street, thence N
18 Ei 2 chains and Ifi links to a corner of
the edge of Main street, thence S 72 E 6
chains and 13 Uriks to the beginning,
containing eight-tenth acres and being
same place where mortgagors resided
Dec. 4. 1599 and for further description
see Book F. No. 2 pages 484 & 5 Keg«.
office of Harnett Co. Place of sale.
Court House door at Lillingtou, N. C.
Time of sale Aug. 30, 1901 at 12 o'clock
M. Terms of sale cash.
L. J. Best, Mortgagee,
On the 12th day of August
1901 at the depot in Dunn I
will sell at public auction for
cash the following personal
properry, to wit: One milk
cow, one watch and all other
personal property belonging to
the estate of W. J. Jorman, de
ceased. This Bth day of Julv
J. C. SILLS, Adrar.
This Banner, 1 year for $l.OO.
j ' HAPPY " '!
||| TILL SHE FOUND THAT SHE HAD BOUGHT .
HER TOILET ARTICLES, COMBS, SOAPS,
ETC., AT THE WRONG PLACE.
ft 1 '
:j There Is No Place ,
LIKE THE CORNER
I DRUG STORE |j j
To find the right article at the right price.
! Our expert prescription
I work is still the leading
feat ure of our business and |
nothing new escapes our I
hi Yours to serve and please,
TO DUIMIM, TO BUY OF*
BAUCOM & CO.,
Your nice goods, for we handle the best goods and best
styles. Don't forget our Millinery and Ladies Fancy Goods
Department. We will please you on Ladies, Misses and Chil
dren's Hats. We carry a full line of these goods.
We have had fully
10 Years Of Experience
In this line of Goods and as we buy our Millinery Goods from
ARMSTRONG, CATOR & CO., of Baltimore,
The leading Millinery House in the United States and also our
trimmer having had so much experience it enables us to sell the
best styles, best quality at prices to please. Call on us before
you buy that you may be pleased. Dress goods too numerous
to name. TRIMMINGS ! TRIMMINGS 1 Don't forget our
Dress Trimmings, Silks, Velvets, Flowers, Ribbons, Laces, Em
broideries, by the quantity. Closing out a fine line of Shoes,
and Tailor Made Clothing, come for bargains. First come first
Yours Well Wishing,
The following is a true statement of the receipts and dis
bursements of the Town of Dunn, for the fiscal year ending May
31st 1901, as shown by the reports of the several officers of the
Town, charged with the collection and disbursement of the pub
lic funds thereof, to wit:
Balance, May Ist 1900 *. $ 625 39
Property tax 156106
Dog tax 1100
Goat tax .. 1 50
Livery tax 30 00
Barber tax ?. 15 00
Peddler's tax 12 50
Rent on market house ,.. 36 40
II L Godwin, former Mayor 17 42
Sale of 6 Cemetery lots 60 00
Rent of Town Hall.. .. 12 50
Fines 134 00
Total Receipts $2516 55
Mayor's salary $ 60 00
Commissioners' salary 42 00
For relief of Jacksonville sufferers 25 00
Printing 12 00
To tax lister «... I 10 00
To McLean and Clifford, fee in Supreme Court 20 00
M L Wade, Clerk - 6 67
J C Clifford, Clerk 15 00
Attorney's salary 50 00
Surveying 9 00
Insurance 17 86
Supplies (hardware, lumber, oil, pumps &c) 235 03
Street work '. ... 744 14
Purchase of dogs 1....... : 50 00
Police force general and special ; 741 55
Lot for Hall and Market 300 00
Tax Collector's Commissions | 77 55
Taxes uncollected I ; _ %jg
Balance on hand 4 49
Sworn to and subscribed before me, this the 29th dav of
July 1901. J
O. P. SHELL, Sec'y,
J. C. CLIFFORD, N. P.
TO THE LADIES.
If you want the best FRUIT
AND VEGETABLE PRE
SERVING MACHINE on the
market, give your order to L.
L. Turlington, Turlington, N.
C. The machines are guaran
teed to give perfect satisfaction.
Believing Dr. Seth Arnold's
Balsam a reliable remedy for
all bowel disordere, we hereby
guarantee every 25f bottle sold
by us to give satisfaction or
money refunded. Hood &
T. C. YOUNG & Col
BEFORE BUYING ANYTHING IN W
# CLOTHING, § I
Gents' furnishings, Hats, Qrl
Goods and Notions. ■
"We have an Up-To-Date line in Men's fine goods
From $l.OO to $5.00. I
SEE OUR LADIES' K
"Vicious 51.50," I
They are the best on the market for the money B
oiliL GROCERY DSPARTMEJ
is Up-To-Date in every respect. Hay, Corn, Oats, andM
Stuff always on hand in car lots ■
, at lowest possible pri ceSi I
Call on us before placing your order. We guarantee shl
Yours to please, 1
T. C. YOUNG & CO. I
C. F. Pope is with us and will be glad to see and serve 1
An Industrial and Training School for boys and tocj
men, will begin its annual session
OCTOBER IST, 1901.
Young men desiring to go to school and pay in part \ti
work may write us
Twenty-one are desired immediately; G for farm wort,
for carpenter's work, 4 for painting, 4 for masonry and pla>n
iug and 1 or 2 for printing.
For further particulars address Rev. Clias. R. Tavll
Principal, Littleton, N. C.
This you get at G AINEY & JORDAN'S. When you bo
you want to purchase from a reliable firm and want relial
Grainey iSr Jordan
Are th« old reliable Jewelry firm and carry nothing in stock bo
what is reliable, and goods that can be guaranteed. We
do reliable repairing and will make prices right.
Give us your patronage and
we will TREAT YOU RIGHT.
ALL MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION,
Thanking you for past patronage and soliciting a contin
We are cyonrs to serve,
G AINED & JORDAN.
'Phone No. 24.
* MOVED. *
You will now find Phillips & Co. in the store fronting Luck
now Square, next door to W. H. Blanchard. They carry i»
stock at all times, best Flour, Meal, Sugar, Coffee, Green
Roasted, Syrups, Finest Maple, and Molasses.
©AMEID G-0s IDS.
Peaches, Apples, Corn, Beans and Tomatoes.
Meats, Beef, Ham, Sausage, Salmon, etc.
Preserves, Jellies, Teas, Chocolates of all kinds. Pickles i»
kegs and in bottles. Condensed Milk, etc.
CUKES ilN£> C^RCKE^S.
Ginger Snaps 5 cts. per pound.
Orange Wafers 15 " "
Jelly Cakes 15" '«
Oyster Crackers 5 " "
Best Soda Crackers 10 " "
THE BEST OF ALL KINDS.
Vegetables of all kinds. Butter and Cheese. Ice Cold
Tobacco from 25 to GO cents. .
Baskets, the best for 5 cents. Fresh roasted peanuts s
ways on hand. When you want anything call on
Phillips & Co.