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VOL. VI. - NO 12.
f DIRECTORY. 1
Commissioners —Dr. J. B. H.
N. S. Peel, Dr. J. D. Bigg*, JA.JHafcsell,
P. K. Hodge*.
Street CummiuiuDert —p. K Hodge*,
N. S. Peel.
Clerk —A. H»n«ell
Treasurer— N. S. Peel.
Chief of .Police—J..H. Page
ftkewarka* Lodge, No 90, A. F anl A.
M. Regular meeting every jnJ an.l 4th
Roanoke Camp. No. 107, Woodmen of
the World. Regular meeting every Jud
last Friday iiights.
Church of the Advent
Service* on til* second and tifth\Sun
■lay* of the inonth,morning ami evenYjig.
and on the Saturdays 15 p m.) before,
and on Monday* (91* m.) alter said Sun
days of the month. All are cordially in
vited. B. S. Lassitbk Rector.
Rev. T. H. Sutton, the Methodist Pas
tor, haa the following avjiwintmeuts
■very Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and
night at 7 o'clock resjiectively, e*cept
the second Sunday Sunday School
CTery Sunday moniing at 4 30 o'clock
Prayer meeting every Wednesday even
ing at 7 o'clock. Holly Springs jrd
Sunday evening at 3 o'clock. \ ernon lit
Sunday evening at 3 Cb'clock; Hamilton
ind Sunday, morning and night; Ha»s«ii*
and Sumlav at 5 o'clock. A cordial in
vitation to all to attend these service* 1
rreaching on the Ist, and and 4th Sun
days at 11 a. m.. and 730 p m Prayer
tueeting every Thursday night at 7 30
Sunday School every SfindayJmorniti|[ at
9:30. J. D. Biggs, SuperinUndent
The pastor preaches at 1 larniltou on the
3rd Sunday in each moiitli, at 11 a ui
and 7:30 p. m., and at Riddick's Grove
on Saturday before every Ist Js.inday at II
a. in., and on the Ist Sunday at 3 p. m
Slade School House on the and Sunday
•t 3 p. m . and the Biggs' S>J)>ol House
on the 4th Sunday at 3p. ui Everybody
U D. CaRHoM.. Pastor
LODGE " +
Dirkctoky For 11*04.
S S Brown, W. M.; H. D Taylor, S.
W.; Mc. G. Taylor, J \V . T. W. Thom
as, S. I).; A F. Taylor, J.D; S K Biggs,
Secretary; C. D. Carstarphen, Treasurer;
MM. Critcher and J. D. Biggs, Stewards;
R. W. Clary, Tiler.
Charity —S. S. Brown, H. D.Taylor,
Mc. G. Taylor.
FINANCK—'.V. C. Manning, W. H.tlar
•ll. R J Peel
RrvrrKNCK — H W. Stubbs, Joaeph
R. Ballard. F. K Hodges
ASYUI'M —G. W. Blount, W. M. York,
H. M. Hurras.
Marshall —J. H. llattoo.
DR. JOHN D. BIGGS
OFPics— MAIN STKKHT
S. AT WOOD NEWELL
Office up stairs in New Itaak Ba>l4-
ing, left baud tide, top of »tepe.
"VILI.IAMSTON. N C.
Practice wherever services sre deelred.
Special attention given to esamitiingland mek
ing title for purchaser* of timber and timber
tpacial attention will be given to raal estate
eaahangc* If Wish tw buv «JT Seli lend 1
eaa heTt» yo« PHONE 74
W. I BARRIU. WM K WARKKS
DRS HARRELL & WARREN
„ OFPICK IN
BIU«6' DRUG STORE
'PhoD« NO. 2(J
Francis I), ennsten 8. Justus Everett
WESTON & EVERETT
" ' . i 4r"
Bank Building, Willi*mston, N. C.
Rocky Mountain Tea Nuggets
A Buy MadiaUa far Buy PeopU
Brt«f> Ooldn Haaltk aad Ra&t*«l Vifar.
A ■pacific for Oonatluatlon, Indigestion. Lira
u4 Kidney Trouble*. l'implee. Icnmi, Impure
I Wood. Bad Br«Mhlß)anish Bow.l. H«d»-h.
lu4 hctvlfe. If* Rocky Mountain Tee In Üb
let form. KmH a bo* Omuine > made by
Boutana Dar« Ookfamt, Madiaon. Wia.
MUU NUMETt FQRMUQW KOPLE
TWO MONTHS ON
$300,000 Factory to Man
ufacture Cotton Duck
MURDERED HIS WIFE
Tobacco Growers Associa
tion Met at South Bos
ton, Ya. Saturday.
Congressman Claudt Kitchen
has introduced a bill appropriating
fwp.odo for a public building in
peopleof Selmaaie engaged
in taising funds to erect .1 f -,00,000
factory to manufacture cotton duck
which will lie used in covering cot
Lewis Jones, a white man alniut
50 years of age, is in jail at Wades
boro charged with the most hei
nous crime —that of murdering Ins
William Harvev, the negro who
conspired with others, to wreck the
Southern passenger train near Sel
ma about two weeks ago has been
convicted in the Superior court ami
given two months on the roads.
An approptiatiou ol Jis,c*x» by
the Southern Railway Company to
wards the erection of a modern
fio.ooo Y. M. C. A. building in
Spencer is now assured.
Near Kitistou, Frid-iy, W. li
'treet accidentally shot and killed
John Dougherty. The two men were
out turkev hunting together. Mr.
Daugherty was in the blind when
Mr. Stretl mistook him for a turkey
and fired, at short range, the "load
striking Mr Uatighertv in the side
Last Monday afternoon while out
hunting 011 Roanoke river, near
Tillery,,Mr. R. P. Austin, of this
city, bagged twenty-one fine Mal
lard ducks at four shots We would
say this is hard to beat, and shows
that Mr. Austin isa fine shot. What
does your l ucle drover think wf
this for duck hunting?- Greesboro
The corporation commission is
sues as astatment showing that at
the close of business November 10
the state private and savings banks
doing business 111 this state had re
sources aggregating §31.604.185, a
gain of $5,435,9 1, over the report
issued for November of last year.
More than u J60,000 of the 111
crease is in the dejKJsits.
The track or the Raleigh SL Pam
lie Sound Road is being laid at the
rate of a mile a day now, and a
mateiial train lias been put on.The
track is now within, a mile of the
Neuse river. At present only 50
convicts at work 011 the road, but
the squad will be increased to O
within the next month.
The executive committee of the
Inter-State Tobacco Growers' As
; sociation Virginia and North Coro
lina met Saturdav at South 80-ton,
Va . and took steps to secure a cur
tailment of the tobacco crop u-xt
year of at least fifty i*r cent, in
order to wage an active fight against
the American Tobacco Company.
The territory embraced is the
old iii ight Belt of the two states
and represents 10,000 planters. The
farmers are to - lie -urged to grow
A sure sign of approaching revolt
and serious trouble in your system
is nervousness, sleeplessness, or
stomach upsets Electric Bitters will
quickly dismember the troublesome
carfises. It never fails to tone the
-stomach, wjulate the Kidneys and
-Bowels, stimulate the Liver, and
clafcjfv the blood. Run down system
benefit particularly and all the
usual attending aches vanish under
itssearchiug anb thorough effect
iveness. Electric Bitters is oulv 50c
and that is returned if it don't give
perfect satisfaction Guaranteed by
S. R, Biggs Druggist. - j
WILLIAMSTON, N. C. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23,1904
WHO WIT f RF W '" t>i,y lhe " Krctt9c of ! ' SO on
Tf Ov TT JLL« L DC his usual brauil of a barrel of flour,
| with only a mil.l protest. will k-ck
P tike a steer over a corresponding
! increase in the price of a year y sub
« ription to his favorite newspaper
Southern Press Associa- " p Bre,ns ,o think ,h a ,lic nws
paper can and must manage to get
lion at Atlanta along, somehow, at the old rate,
even if everything else does cost
more than formerly.
CALL FOR IMMIGRANTS The great majority of newspaper 1
reailers hail rather pay a little in re, '
and do so clrt-erfully, when they
Newspapers to Increas Rate tind and appreciate the fact that they
of Subscription; the Com- are ""curing a much better paper
mlttee of the Masonic
A pooi newspaper, intnnsi all. is
Temple Meet [dear at any price—and the major
Raleigh, N C.. Pec. n* portion of the • poor" ones in North
There never was a time when the 1 arolina are kept so becaus- their
assembling of the Geneial As»em- "icome is so meagre that it .* iin
bly was so near at hand that one possible to make them better
heard so little ..bout the f election of I-il-e everything else, the best
the neiit speaker newspaper talent commands and
Although thai int >orta it ottice is cost* money,
to be tilled in about time weeks, With ut newspaper talent, and
and has been usually sought by journalistic aptitude and experi
many of the leading legislators ence, the richest newspaper comp
etent, 110 one lan tell t>d iv who tlie any can put apon maiket no h.
neil speaker will I.e. in'g but a 'poor' newspaper.
I lie orgunuat on during the past With poverty at both ends, it is
week 01 t ie Southern Pre s Associa- no wonder that some of our so call
tion at Atlanta, the meeting being pd newspapers such a pov
participated in by several North ertysticken appearance thai one
Carolina newspaper men, is an im- seeks in a valnl excuse for
portant development in improving tlisir continued existence,
the telegraph news service ot tin Fortune knocks once at every man's
evening liewspape s of the South, door, we have been assured by the
Mr. John C. Urewry, piesulent cl old ssy in j of many year's standing
the Raleigh Evening Times, was It has been added thai unless he
e e ted chairman ol the executive is present anil alert to answer the
co umittee and.the acti> e chairman summons fortune may pass him by
f the board »t directors forever.
The strenuous call to more 1111 Hut, true or not. the ia>t renmini
migrants for North (arolina is that it doe# not pre v ent « man from
growing in volume in o rlain knocking at the-door of (>ppoituni
ters. J ty just as often asit in iy please liiiu.
It we are lo judge b tin- Jan- and no one has a betlei chance or
guage ol some of the appeals along a greater privilege to do this than a
Ibis line printed 111 s me ol flu* newspaper man.
newspapers, anything tut wears Fortune may not knock but once,
pants »iil tie welc Jined but the man who cannot find o ;por-
Webeg t enter a piot'st t unity to court Dame Fnr'iine more
I here are ' immigrants" who ~,
, , • , . . [Continued ou fourth page
land in this country Irom some of
the countries of the old w-iild who
do N'orih Carolina agn ai service If you haven't time to prepare
by locating 111 oilier Stale.sjli.au tlus llollistei's Kocky Motinlairi Tea,
We do not need /or want lhe it is now made in tablet form also.
riffraH ol Castle »iard 11 dumped Get a package already to use.
upon our shores Makes you well; keeps you well.
I here is not room in 1 e most .55 cents. J. M. W lieless & Co.,
homogeneous State inthel'nion fm Druggists. Koltrrsonville.
foreign anarchists and socialist," •-» ♦
the very breath ol whom is poison- "Pastor Wagner' has returned to
ous to our well-being audi pros- his home in Paris bill he promised
perity. to give the President the "afoseut
B.r. we do need and we will wel treatment" for the strenuous life,
come desirable c as«> ■>! imini
grants, be they Americans"or lor
eigueis—and no otlie kind. BlMfl Of CUltirflltl
It is therefore absolutely "DeWitt'a is the enly genuine
sary thai care and dis. luiiiiation Witch Hasel Salve" writes J. 1,,
s .ould be rxercised by tli - man* Tucker, of Centre, Ala. "I have
agers of any concerted effurt to used it iu my family for Piles, Cuts
induce outsiders to come among ind Burns for years and can re
us—and we wish to emphasize and rotnmed it to be the best Salve on
accentuate t hat lact as forcibly as the market. Kvery family should
we can. , keep it, as it i» an invaluable house-
It is noted that some 1 1 the North hold remedy, should always be kept
Carolina newspapers are giving no on hand for immediate use."Mrs.
tice of an increase in tin: r rales of Samuel Gage, of North Hush, N.
subscription, 4*rginihg j iiiuary Ist. Y., says: "I had a fever sore on my
This increase is not du •to the en- ankle for twelve year* that thedoc
largement or iinprove nent ol tin tors could not cure. All salves anil
papers, bat is necessitated by tin blood remedies proved worthless,
fact that, with lhe increased price I could not walk for over two years
of newspaper material and t:.«. Finally I was persuaded to try I)e
general c mnnoditie* of eTis'ence, Witt's Witch llasel Salve, which
it has been demonstrated that 111 iia* completely cured fay t lt is a
publishers caiuut continue toprin: wonderful relief," DeWitt's Witch
ttieir papers at the old price and Hazte Salve cures without a scar
keep out ot the poorhouse. Sold by Anderson, Crawford a Cor-
A ne spaper man must eat and' 1 1
wear cloth-.-a and buyluel (and pay Panama insists on being called a
house rent often; and suppot hts big nation since it has shown its
family the same as other people, ability to hold Secretary Tatt.
I'lie cost ot living has very gre:«tly '
increased of late and it lakes more bu..
4 , right will hi Bitter
inoney to supply the newspaper 0
man's actual necessities, consider Those who will persist in closing
ab.e m.re ot it, than it di J only a their ears against the contiuual re
short time ago. commendation of Dr. Kings New
There are few newspapers in Discovery for will
North Carolina that have ever made have a long Stfd bitter fight with
much clear money under the most their troubles, if not ended earlier
favorable conditions. Many of them fatal termination. Read what T. R.
have lived frem hand to mouth Beall of Beall, Miss, has to say:
from one year'rf end tw another. "Last fall my wife had every symp-
Vf th the expense accou ,t lartrelv tpm of consumpton. She took Dr.
increased there is nothing left for King's New Discovery after every
them to dj except to provide for an thing else had failed. Improvement
increased income to meet the deficit came at once and four bottles en
that is now staring them in the face, tirely cured her." Guarenteed by
But some people do not appear S« R. Biggs Druggist, price 50®,
to understand this. Some men who andjfri.oo Trial bottle free. i
Investigation lo be Held
al Newport News
NINE LIVES WERE LOST
Vifinia and North Carolina
Foot Ball Teams to be
Played at Richmond
Will Hardin, a negro, who bru
tally niuidered his aged father in
law last September, was legally ex
ecuted by hanging at noon last
Friday at Chester, S. C.
Prince Airton Radziwill, promi
nent in Lie 111 ti court life and an inti
mate of Emperor William I, is dead.
Three members of the Consoli
dated Stock Exchange have been
exjielleil for c 'inluct alleged to be
detrimental to the interests of that
institution. They aie M. R. Dvett,
Chailes E. Stade and F. S. Col ton.
At a conference in Charlottes
ville, Ya., Friday it was decided
that the annual Thanksgiving day
football game between the Uni
versities of Virginia and North
CaroliiMfchall be played in Rich
mond for the next three years and
after that shall be alternated bet
ween Richmond and Norfolk.
Adam Juett, a wealthy farmer
living near Robinson, Ky.,'was shot
and instantly killed by his son Joe.
He had sent Lis son to the stable to
feed the stock, instructing him to
give a certain hoise seven ears ol
corn. Tne buy ' however, fed the
horse ten ears 1 In learning this the
father went lo the house anil
knocked tile boy down with a chair,
trampled on him and beat him tip
terribly, lie then told the boy that
he would kill him and staited after
his shotgun, which he kept in a
repa'r shop ill the vaul The lioy,
however, secured a shotgun and, as
his father entered the dooj with his
gnu, fired one load into hi in. Juett
lived only a few minutes.
Tht customs collector at Newjxjrt
News has been notified from Wash
ingtou that an investigation will be
held there in the case of the United
States cruiser San Francisco. A rich
store of dutiable goods embracing
silks, cigars, ostrich feathers and
decorated Japanese ware was seized
as smuggled goods by»deputies from
the Custom Ollice there last Wed lies
day. It is stated unofficially that the
ship's officers will plead ignorance
of the l.ivv Three #a-.es of the smug
gled goods and boxes of Japa
nese cigars were consigned to a Hai
ti more concern.
. Uj the burning of theStarin bine
steamer Glen Island in Long Island
Sound Saturday nine lives were lost
ami property roughly estimated at
a quaiter of a million'dollars was
destroyed. That more lives were not
sacrificed undoubtedly was dufc to
the persoual courage of the officers 1
and crew, and the excellent discip
line''■maintained when a horrribt?" ~
death for all seemed almost a cer- ,
tainty. When the steamer
doned she was flarneswept from ]
stem to stern, and vet the only per
sons who lostttheii lives were those
whose escaped had been entirely cut
off by the fire before the alarm reach
Of the thirty-oue persons, includ
ing ten passengers who sailed ou
the Glen Friday nfght
twenty-two, including eight passen
gers were taken back to New York.
r , ,
Mothers, le Careful
of the health of your children. (
Look out for Coughs, Colds, Croup
and Whooping Cough, Stop them
in time —One minute Cough cure •
is the best remedy. Harmless and
pleasant. Sold dy Anderson Craw- j
ford SL Co ■ i
Chauncy Depew says Cogress is t
going to cut down expenses. Some 1
News Picked Up Here and
Peopleof Gold Point Want
a Public Road. Mar
riage at Dardens.
GOLD POINT '
Mr. F. J. Koebnck was here yes
Mr. &. H. Weaver was in our
Mr. Julius Purvis was here one
day this week.
Messrs v Will Jatnes and Keuben
Purvis of Robersonville were here
Mr. Morris representing the Nat
ional Packing Co., of Nortalk was
We are glad to see Mr. J. B. Co
buru out today after a slight attack
Mr. George Mixon representing
E. R. Mixon Co., of Washington
was here Tuesday.
The recent bad weather has been
vary damaging to peanuts, not yet
picked off, in our^ectlon.
Mr. k T. Taylor went fox- hunt
ing this morning but we have not
heard bow many he caught.
Some ofjjur people are greatly in
terested in a county road from Mr.
I). F. Roberson to theTurboru read
which if built would shorieu the dis
tance from here' to Tarboro consid
lion. A. k. Dunning of kiib
ersonville was lieie yesterday where
he appeared for Mr. J. A Bryan of
Pannele who had indicted Mr.
Ashly kiddick of Pitt Co. for the
larceny of a butcher knife. We
learn that a compromise was reach
ed by the defendant pay.ng cost.
A merry Christmas to all.
Everetts is very muiji m need ot
a good Doctor.
One new dwelling in Everetts und
.two under way.
The public school at litis place
has closed for the Xtuas holidays.
Messrs. Wheeler Martin, and
Walter Batenian were at the Fagau
Wanted and inergeti yr,ting man
to work next year, see or address to
W. H. Holliday.
Sleigh rideing has been' ). K
for a few days, Uncle T mi's record
has yet to be broken
Messrs. M. W Ballard, and N.
A. Burroughs will do a (mercantile
business next vear. We wel
come them iu our midst
Mr. J. 11. Winstead'arrd family
of Nash county, after running the
farm of key. G D. kobersoti, for,
two years have] returned to J', their
Come 011J every"one JandJ [have
your pictures made the little man
with large mustache will do vour
work nicely and efficiently, A. k.
Work on the Baptist parsonage
is slowly progressing.
Mrs. Pattie Peele is visiting re
latives iu Plymouth this week.
Rev. Mr. Alford will preach at
the Baptist church on Xinas/lay.
Continued on Fourth Page
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poverish the blood and circulation.
Stops all trouble that interferes
with nutrition. That's what Hollis
ter's Rocky Mountain Tea will do*
»5 cents. Tea or tabiet fornh^J^^
IF YOU WANT YOUR
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HAS HO SUBSTITUTE
Williamston Telephone Co.
Oftice over Bank of Martin County,
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.
Uciiiitri limited to 5 raluutra, extra tkufi
will positively l>e made for loaor
To Washington 15 Cult.
" Greenville aj "
Plymouth »j "
" Tarboto 15
" Rocky Mount JJ
" Scotland Neck ij
" Jauiesville 15
" Kader Lilley's 13
" J. G. Htaton IJ
■' J L. Woolard IJ "
' O. K. jcowing 4 Co. IJ "
' I'artnele IJ "
" Roberaouvilla Ij "
" Everetta 15 "
' . Gold I'oint 13 "
Geo. P. McNaughton tj "
Hamilton 10 "
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see "Centrnl " where a 'phona will
found for use of nna-subacribcra.
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you want to be protected.
Iu cif.se of death you want
to leive your family some
thing to live on. ln case of
accident you want Some
thing to live ou besides
Let Us Come to Your |R«acwa
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We can insure your Boiler,
Plate Glass, Burg
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