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THE ROANOKE BEACON.;
Published Every Friday.
BnUred In the Port Office at Plymouth N. C, as
tftcottd elsa Matter.
We appeal to every reader of Tub Roanuks
B'iacOn, to aid uh in uiakinjr it an acceptable aud
frofluble medium of news to our citizen. Let
lvmoutb people aud the public ' know wnati
going ouiu Plymouth. Report to as all itemuof
news the arrival and departure of friends, social
vent", deaths, aorioua ilmeaw, accident, new
SuUiHugj, new enterprise and improvement of
Whatever character, change in bauiuess indeed
anything and everything that would be of interest
to our people.
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one side of the paper.
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morning or they will not appear.
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THE ROANOKE BEACON,
Plymouth. N. C.
Stock owners in the eastern sec
tion of this state are alarmed by the
appearance of Splenetic Fever among
cattle in Wake county. The great
est care is being taken to prevent the
Bpread of the disease.
A movement has been on whereby
the American TobaccoJCompany had
hoped to get control of all the ware
houses in this State, but thus far the
movement has failed. The ware
house men are not in favor of trusts,
now and it is hoped they never will
A peculiar question of ethics has
recently arisen betweeu a dry goods
store proprietor of Kacine, Wis., and
One of his salesmen. The salesman
took in a dollar of 1801 in payment
for goods, he sold the rare coin for
$1,000 and now the proprietor claims
that the monev is his.
A Virginia railroad wa3 made to
pay $15 for. killing a rooster. The
engineer said, ho spoke very kindly
to the gentleman with the whistle,
but when he dropped one wing in
the ground, raised one eye heaven
ward, and commenced whetting his
spurs on the rail, forbearance ceased
to be a virtue, and he lit into him
with thirteen freight cars and for
warded him to the happy scratching
ground by the lightning express.
Mess. J. R. Brooks and W. D.
Cooper, of Wilson, who were charged
with arson last week, but who were
fully exonorated, requests us to re
turn their sincere thanks to the citi
zens of this town for the prompt and
Unsolicited aid giyen them. They
say they owe the people of Plymouth
a debt of gratitude which they can
never pay. It is reward enough for
our people to know that these young
men have been exhonerated, and by
their acts show to the State that
they are worthy of the confidence
of their home people .
The Trustees of the A. & M.
College could not have made a bet
ter selection for its President than
when they elected Dr. Geo. T. Win
ston. Dr. Winston made a record as
President of the University of this
State, and that record he ably sus
tained as President of the Univer
sity of Texas, and that the progress
which marked his reign as President
of these institutions of learning will
also attend the A. & M. College we
The college is not all that is to be
congratulated, for his whole State
is to be benefitted by his return.
WotiKiNa Night and Day
The busiest and mightiest little thing
that ever was made is Dr. King's Mew
Life Pills. Every pill is a sugar-coated
globule of health, that changes weakness
into strength, listlessnesa into energy,
brain-fag Into mental power. They're
wonderful in building up the health. Only
i5c per box. Sold by Plymouth Drug
Gild a serpent with gold and the world
will swallow it as the most enticing of
Oar baby has been continually troubled
with colic and cholera infantum since his
birth, and ail that we could do for him did
hot so 10 to give more than teiuporory le
lief, until we tried Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera acd Diarrhoea liemedy. Since giv
ing that remedy he has not been troubled.
We want to givgyoa this testimonial as an
evidence of our gratitude, mot that you need
St to advertise yonr meritorious remedy.
(J! XI. Law, Keokuk, Iowa. For sale by
A special meeting of the Board of Com
missioners ol Washington couuty Was held
July 3rd, with the following members
present: Jas, A. Chesson, Chr'm, J. M.
Keid, Jos. Sklttletharpe.
The minutes of last meeting read and
Ordered that the following named per
sons be granted licenses to retail spirituous
and malt liquors in quantities of five gallons
or less for the term of six months from this
date ending December 31st 189!) :
Plymouth Towuship L, B. Bo wen, A.
& Garrett, Louis a. Lauding, and J. L.
Lee's Mills township Friley Chesson, L.
Skiunersville township Warren Sexton
Sctippernong township G. D. Swain,
VV. E. Overton.
Ordered that Levi Blouut bo allowed the
siim of $26 lor 12 days services as assessor
id Plymouth township, aud 1 day as mem
ber of the Board of Equilizatiou.
Ordered that K. M. Bateman be allowed
the sum of $'-'t (it) his account for 1 day's
services meeting with the Board of Com
missioners for instructions and mileage and
12 days as assessor iu Plymouth township.
Ordered that J. H. Smith be allowed the
sum of $30 50 his account for 12 days ser
vices as assessor in Plymouth towuship
and 3 days services copying abstracts on
Ordered that W. C. Marriner bo allowed
the sum of $24 90 for 1 day meeting with
the Board of County Commissioners for
instructions and mileage, 7 days services
as assessor in Lee's Mills township and 3
cays labor copying abstracts on tax sheets,
and 1 day on Board of Equilizatiou.
Onlprad that H. M. Snail hit Allowed the
sum of $19 his account for 1 day meeting
with Board County Commissioners for in
structions and mileage. 6 days services as
assessor in Skinneisville township and 1
day as a member of the Board of Equili
zatiou. Ordered that Eli Snell be allowed the
sum of $10 his account for 5 days services
as assessor in Skluuereyille township.
Ordered that Henderson Cltfton be al
lowed the sum of $10 his account for 5
days services as assessor in Skinnersville
Ordered that II. A. Litchfield be allowed
the euni of $16 50 his account for G days
services as assessor in Scuppernong towu
ship and l days services as a member of
the Board of Equilization and mileage.
Ordered that Jno C. Gurganus be allowed
the sum of $792 his account for 1 months
services as keeper of poor house.
Ordered that Jos Sklttletharpe be al
lowed the sum of $220 09 his account for
cash paid for paints, lumber for staging,
carpenter work and painters painting
COart House, and If) days services of self
attending to the work, &c., as per account
Ordered that Skittletharpe & Cooper be
allowed the sum ot $13 83 their account for
supplies furnished to poor house, outside
poor aud Court House for the month of
Ordered that the Roanoke Beacon be al
lowed the sum of $4 its account for pub
lishing proceedings of the Board of last
meeting and ouo notice.
Ordered that Jrfo L. Phelps be allowed
the sum of $2 60 his account for feeding
jail prisoners, turnkeys, tc , as per acct.
Ordered that Alexander fc Marriner be
allowed the sum of $47 59 their account
for paints, &c, furnished for Mackev's
Ordered that M. M. Alexander be allowed
the sum of $12 12 his account for provis
ions furnished to outside poor tor April,
May and June 1899..
, Test W. H. Stubds,
Brave Men Fall
Victims to stomach, liver ' and kidney
troubles as well as women, and all feel the
results in loss of appetite, poisons in the
blood, buckache, nervousness, headache
and tired, listless, run-dowu feeling. But
there's no need to feel like that. Listen to
J. W. Gardner, idaville, Ind. He says :
"Electric Bitters are just the thing , for a
man when he is all run down, and don't
care whether he lives or dies. It did more
to give me new strength and good appetite
than auythiug I could lako. 1 can now eat
anything and have a new lease on life."
Only 50 cents, at Plymouth Drug Store.
Eycry bottle guaranteed. 3
The proof of the new potatoes is what
you pay for the paregoric.
The miner's troubles out in Illinois seems
to be highly colored affairs.
Up to the hour of going to press no trust
has been organized to control cyclones.
Now is the time to treat your sweetheart
with coolness at ten cents a saucer.
Orange girls are always robbing the
males of their hearts but we'll never
stamp them as thieves.
We have a tender feeling for every friend,
a frown for every foe 'tis not the way the
churches teach, but 'tis our human style
The devil always giggles when he sees a
hypocrite upon his knees, and when dea
cons to the front soat make, he laughs un
til his sid es do shake.
The best rule is to take people as yoa
find them and make the most of your op
portunity to please them in some sort of
fashion. There are so many ways to ac
complish this by attentions, thoughtful
suggestions, pious undertakings, all of
which being saturated with the milk of
tumaa kindness Cannot fail of bringing a
result which will b satisfartory. When we
learn to live to pleaso others we shall reap
the largest harvest of pleasure for our.
selves, by imitating our Lord and Master,
who went about doing good to the souls
and bodies of men. Philadelphia Methodic.
Proof of the pudding lies in the eating
of it. Proof of ROBERTS' TASTELESS
CHILL TONIC lies In the taking of it
COST NOTHING if It fails to cure. 25
cents per'bottle if it cures. Sold strictly
on its merits by
jul-ly W. C. Aters.
CITY; MARKET REPORT.
C. R. Sides .per tb
Hams S. C,
Pork per barrel
Flour, per barrel, Patent $4.75
' 4 Faniily 4.00
W. I. Molasses, per gal., SO ft 40
Syrup " " 40
Granulated Sugar, per lb t!
Light brown " " " 5
Butter " " 25&30
Cheese " " 12$ to 15
Green Coffee ' " 10 to 20
Boasted Coffee " 12$ 15
Eggs per doz., 10
Tobacco, per lb 20 to 8G
Shot " " 7
Gun Powder " " 25 to 40
Coal Oil White.Safety 150, peif gal, 12
" " Red C, per gal. , 15
Apple Vinegar " " 25
Bee's Wax, per lb 20
Tallow. " " 5
Hides, flint." " , 7
" Green " " 4c under 60lb 3
" Salted " " 4
Salt, per sack 75
Corn, per Bus., new GO
Meal, " " GO
Rice, " "
Peas, black " 50
" black eye " " 75
Peanuts " "
Cotton per lb 4 J to 5
Why were 25,000 BOTTLES OP ROB
ERTS' TASTELESS 25c. CHILL TONIC
sold the first year of its birth? Answer:
Because it is the BEST AT ANY PRICE,
guaranteed to cure, money refunded if it
fails, pleasant to take, 25o per bottle. It
is sold and guaranteed by
jul-ly W. C. Ayeks.
W. F- BEASLEY,
FLYMOUTII, N. O.
llealizing that a bakery
is one of tbe great needs of
this town, I have put in an
oven and am prepared to
furnish the public witli fresh
bread, cakes, pies, &c.t at
reasonable prices, and will
appreciate your patronage.
Yours to please,
Plymouth Baking Co.
E. J. DANCE, Manager,
Bryan's Old Store, - Water St.
I AM HERE
I WANT YOUR TRADE
I WILL TREAT YOU RIGHT.
I beg to inform the good people of
Plymouth and surrounding country
that I have opened a nice line of
HEAVY and FANCY GROCERIES, CON
FECTIONERIES, FRUITS, AO.,
next door to Plymouth Drug Co.,
where I will be glad to serve those in
need of goods in this line.
I will carry an up-to-date ' stock",
and my prices are not to be beat.
Try me once. You will try me again
Thanking von in advance for a
liberal patronage, I am yours truly,
J. L. SAVAGE.
IV. B .YEAGER,
FOR MUSICAL GOODS,
the only house in town where you
will find all kinds of musical instru
ments from a Jew's harp up to the
very latest, the Columbia Zither
which any child can play, and the
Columbia Graphophone which makes
speeches, sings songs and plays band
pieces. Records and talking machi
nes in stock and for sale.
I have also added a Gold and Sil
ver plating department for plating
Watches, Jewelry and Silverware.
REPAIRING of all kind done on Short
NOTICE, and satisfaction guaranteed.
Send Your Job Work
THE UNIVERSITY OP NORTH
Widest patronage aud fullest equipment
in its history. Faculty 38; Students, 49a ;
3 Academic Courses ; 3 Elective Courses ;
3 Professional Schools, in Law, in Modi
cine and in Pharmacy. Nw Buildings,
Water Works, Splendid Libraries, Labora
Advanced Classes open to women. Tu
ition $00. a year; Board $8. a mouth.
Ample opportunity for self-help. Scholar
shipj and loans for the needy. Free tu
ition for teachers. Summer School for
Teachers. 1'4 Instructors, 147 students.
Total enrollment 044.
r'or catalogue, Address,
Je20-Gt Chapel Hill, N. C.
Forty-fifth year opens Wednesday, Sep
tember (!th. Largest endowment of any
College in the South. Conipletest Gymna
sium in the Stale. Board $6.50 to $10.00
per month. Loan Scholarships for worthy
youug men. Young women admitted to all
classes. Send for Catalogue to
jylo Durham, N. C.
THE STATE NORMAL
Of North Carolina.
Offers to young women thorough literary
classical, and industrial education and spe.
cial pedagogical training, annual expen
ses $90 tO $VM ; FOB NON-RESIDENTS OF
THE STATE $150.
Faculty of 30 members. More than 400
regular students. Has matriculated about
1,700 Btudents, representing every county
in the State except one. Practice Ob
nervation School of about 250 pupils. To
secure board in dormitories, all free-tuition
applications should be made before August
Correspondence invited from those de
siring competent trained teachers.
For catalogue and other information
address PRESIDENT McIVER,
au-1 Greensbobo, N. G.
In accordance with Sec 24, Machinery
Act of 1S9!, notice is hereby given that the
Board of County Commissioners will meet
at' the Court House in Plymouth On the
2nd Monday , in July 1&9, being the 10th
day of the month, for the purpose of re
vising the tax lists and valuation reported
to them for the year 18i9, aud otherwise
complete the lists, at which time and place
any and all persons having any complaint
as to the valuation of their property, can
appear and be heard by the Board in regard
Any failing to list with the list takers
in their township, can list by applying to
the Board at any meeting held on or be
fore the day above named upon payment
of a fee of 25c. for recording the same,
after which they will be liable to double
tax and subject to $."0.0O fine or 30 days
June 15, 181)0. W. H. Stubbs, Clerk
Board Co.. Comm'rs.
THI OLD RELIABLE
I am stilli in the front,
with a complete line of
lOr any other Vehicle.
To be convinced, call and see
for your self.
With a largo variety of material,
and increased facilities, we ara bet
ter prepared than ever, to turn out
first-class work, at , lowest prices
consistent with good workmanship.
Thanking the public for a very
liberal patronage in the past, we
hope to merit tho same in the fu
ture. Horse shoeing and repairing a
ilondwhi(t rf.v.K.T.! work for r JUdvf
you may not inakt Btfcfh. bat w taat
i tMflt von mrli-k It how to tarn from fti ta
tlU day at i If i art, ! trior at yon y
on. Hull itioi, all araa. Iu nr part of
m f j na; all your tiitiator mru uiomtfuU onlvta
tti wuik. All ik iibw, Great pay &lkk rt
rvirv vttrrUr. We atjtrt you, fur&ihlnf
aveivtl.tng. I'gll.Y, ftl'Kt!LY tea.!
i I A K t It l. LAUS ll.I.r. AJ;intl M on. ,
V bM.vbO 10M iUttUH, aUl)
tPr ' R9 IP A
"Remember The Main"
thing in family groceries is to get
them fresh, the same is true of cakes
candies, canned goods, &c. To get
these goods fresh cill on W. J. Jack
son he has a nice line of Heavy and
Fancy Groceries, and would like to
C. U. B. A.
customer, that he might please you
in this line.
He also carries a large stock of
Iieady Mixed Paints and can save
you money on every purchase.
W. J. Jack on,
Ilorntbal Block, next to Post Office.
Ply mouth Grocery Co,,
(to brinkley's corner)
We have moved our stock of Heavy
and Fancy Groceries to the store on
Jurinkley s corner so we may be more
convenient to the public.
We carry a full line, evervthing to
be found in an up-to-date grocery
and at prices as low as the lowest.
Thanking the public for the very
liberal patronage given us at the old
stand we solicit a larger share of jour
trade in the future.
Yours very truly,
J. D. McCONNICO, Manager.
8. J- BA11C0,
Coffins, Caskets, and Burial-cases of all
styles, grades, sizes and prices
Special attention given to orders at a dis
tance. If it should be your misfortune to
need anything in this Hue see my goods.
I am still in the buggy busines with as
nice a lot of open and top vehicles as has
ever been shown in this section. In work
prices I defy competetion. Examine my
stock before placing your order,
S. J. BAIiCO,
ROPER, N. C.
PflCTTTAWQ Secured. May deposit
... money for tuition in bnk
till position is secured.or will acceptnotes.
cneap Doara. car rare paia. ova-
cation Enter any time. Open for both
sexes. Catalogue free. Write to-day.
Nashville, ToMtt. (f Galveston, Tex.
Savannah, Oa. Texarkaua, Tex.
Indorsed by merchants and bankers.
By far best patronized business colleges
in South. Three months' bookkeeping
wun us equals six Dy ine oia plan. All
commercial brancn.es taught. For circu
lars explaining 4 'Home Study Course,"
address "Department A," For college
catalogue, address "Department A4.:
GREAT SHOE SALE!
FOIl THIRTY DA OM1LY,
To make room for our im
mense fall stock of shoes which,
will be in the middle of August
we will sell our slippers and
summer shoes at wholesale cost.
Below we mention a few prices:
Oiir 2.25 Slippers at $1.75,
our $2.00 slippers at $1,65,
our 1,75 slippers at $1.40,
our $1.60 slippers at $1.25.
our $1.50 slippers at $l-20
our $1.25 slippers at $1,00.
" our $1.00 slippers at SOctS.
And all summer shoes in proportion.
i ' -
AE.1L CLOTHIMG' AT COST.
Will also sell Lawns, Dimities,
and Organdy at wholesale cost.
Come at once before they are
closed out, Yours to serve,
SKITTLETHAEPE & COOPER,
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VOUFOlK A 80UT1IERN RAILROAD
Schedule in effeot oot 19th 1898.
The Direct Short Line between Plymouth,
Edenton. Eastern North Carolina and,
Norfolk and all poiuts North. tSteamer
leaves Plymouth 9:00 u. m.
Mail Train leaves Edenton 1:45 p. m.
daily, (except Sunday), arrives at Norfolk
4:J5 p. m, .
Express Train leaves Edenton Tues
day, Thursday and Saturday at 8 25 a. m.,
arrive at Norfolk 11 a. in.
Connection made at Norfolk with all rail
acd Steamer Lines, and at Elizabeth Cit
with Steamer Neuae, Tuesday, Thursday
aud Saturday for New Berne, Ocracoke
Oriental Koauoke Island, Atlantio & N. O.,
K. It. Stations; also Wilmington & Weldou
The Company's Steamers leave Ed en t oh
12.45 p. m. as follows: Steamer
to Mackey's Ferry, Plymouth, Jamebvilla
and VVilliameton daily (except Sunday)
with pasaengers for Roper, Pantego, Bel
haven, connecting with Str. Virginia Dare
for Makleyville, Aurora. South Creek,
Washington and intermediate landings.
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday foj
Chowan liiver, and Monday and Friday
for fc'cuppernong ltiver on arrival of No.
2 Train. , .
Norfolk passenger' station at Norfolk and
Western Railroad Depot, , i , .,,
Through tickets on sale, and baggaga
checked to all principal points.
EASTERN CAROLINA DISPATCH
FAST FREIGHT LIE
AND PASSENGER ROUTS.
Diiilv nil rn.il kptviVa hetivAnn TClantnn
New lork, Philadelphia. Baltimore and
lhroujh cars, as low rates and auicket
time than by any other route.
Direct all goods to be shipped by East
em CarolinaDi8patch, as follows: From
Norfolk by N. & S. R. R.; Baltimore by P.
W. & B. R, R; President St. Station,
Philadelphia by Pennsylvania R. R. Dock
St. Station; New York by Pennsylvania
R. R., Pier 27 North River, and Old Do
minion 8. S. Co., Pier 26.
For further information apply to J. J.
HA-5SELL. Aetnt, Plymouth, N. C.
or tc the General Office of the N. & S
R.R. Co.. Norfolk, Va.
M. K. KINO, General Manager,
n. C. UDDGINS, G. F. & P. Agt.
With the opening of Spring get out your
last season suits, coats, pants and dresser
and have them renovated and
CLEANED OR DYED
and thus save the price of a new garment..
Those soiled clothes can be made to look as
good as new by the old reliable
CLEANER and DYER
SAMUEL WIGGINS, on Main Street,
who cleans, dyes, renovates and presses at
1 also do all kinds of UPHOLSTERING
and can make your old furniture look jus
as good as new at small cobt.
All work guaranteed and your patronage
Leaders of Low Prices.