T One of the Beei Fam-T
¥ ily Papers m Eastern f
Y Carolina. t
Mr. Frank Hammond, from Oyptees
Craek was in Trenton Monday,
Mr. Joe Ball, of Kinston, was on lb*
Trenton cotton market laat Monday.
Bov. Mr. Alderman preached m the
old church in Tren um laat Friday night.
Mrs. Benaoo la In Trenton, visiting
hor eon. Rev. J. M. Beneon, pastor of
Mra. Lonlre Hatch, of Comfort, ia
In our midst, a* tbs guest of Mr. and
M r*. E. L. Hardy.
There was quite a disturbance m town
last Saturday afteruoor. We under*
stand the officers have issued seventeen
A. H. and Jack Kounce, sous of Hon.
F. D. Knonce, ol Onslow county, were
in Trenton last Monday and called on
Shad are becoming more plentiful on
the Treutou market. Prices from 15
to 30 cents each. They become moch
cheaper as the season- advances.
The many friends of ex-Sheriff J. 11.
Bell will be pled to beer that he is able
to be out of bis room again, after e pro*
longed illness of several weeks.
Court convenes Monday, the 22d.
Judge Mclver will preside. The docket
Is small, and It. Is uot expected that
court will last long than two or three
Mr. O. W. May, and eisler Miss
Neppio, of Quberly. returned home
Monday after a short visit to Trenton,
as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Mr. H.
Mr. Ben Brock, ct Cypress Creek,
was iu Treuton Monday and called to
shake hands with the Hews. He re
ports no news from his section; people
Mr. L. B. Haskins writes from Lex
iugton, Ky.. that ho hae been suffering
with measles. Wa are gled to report
that he has sufficiently recovered as to
be beck to his studlee again.
Mr. Lana, of Goldsboro. who baa been
in Tieu ou during the past week writ*
ing insurance, went to Cypreae Creek
Saturday to visit his sister, Mra. Benj.
Brock. He returned Monday. *
We have been sending to a large
number ol people In Jones county, earn*
pie copies of the Hews, and we esk
that ail who wish the paper continued
to no notify us during court nextVeek.
Mr W. H. Cox. 6ur clever Begistor
of Deeds, says be is entitled tiuu the
Hews te read, for since he advertised
the old deeds end mortgages that have
been iu his office for some time, a large
number of parsons have railed for
Mr. W. M. Coble, will leave Trenton
is about one month for his Summer
lour and will be absent for quite awhile.
All who want photographs taken must
cal! catiy or wait his return. Mr.
Coble is out of the very heat Artists in
the Mats, and ll‘ you want a perfect
likeness of yourself, he can make it.
Don't put It off.
Mr. D. B. McQueen, general agent
of the Jones end Onslow branch of the
Faoiera M ritual Firs Insurance associ
ation was in Trantnu last Wednesday
and called on the Hawg. He informed
us ttpt the association would bold a
meeting to Trenton oo.theSdtfaturrtey
in April. wh*u gist* aveitCeriieuisr,
of Baielgb would b« present. 11 is tie
v nir«-j that mil the my .a bare of the Asso
ciation be present at this meeting.
“Its a had wind that blows nobody
any good,” is the saying. While the
farmers have besn blue over the great
amount of rain tbit has &»•« witbiu
’ the part few weeks, the timber men
have been having a picnic so to speak.
The overflow of the low lauds enabisd
them to float their logs to tl»e liver and
put them in place to rest with much less
expense than by hauling. They have
HOI tailed to take advantage of the op*
• portuulty thus offered.
StaKEF?*. ' l
nmm nitiiiii mu
j Mrs. C. C. Smith whose death we
chronicle in todays Nnwe was a mem
ber of ibe Mutual Aid Society of Jones
* Miss Hattie A. Martin, sister of J.
1 E, and H. L. Marlin, who has been
living with relatives in Hew Borne
* twelve or more months, has gone to
Georgia to make her home with bar
brother, Aitx Martin, who weut their
f yeera ago, to live.
I There is much interest manifested,
i here, in ilit Corbett—Fitadmmons
I tight, so much so that one of the boys
I has gotten a set of boxing gloves, and
will probably challenge the victorious
.! one. altar the tight.
, There eras quite a lively _ spurring
i match among several of the boys on
last Friday night. Borne received,
| jaw-breakers. nose*mashera. rib smash
ers. knock-outs, knock-downs, ail were
I I a little dirflgured. but are atill in the
ring Go it boys don *t give up, for one
1 of you may wear the champion belt
whan—•‘Gabrel blows his trumpet.*’
Deeds and Mortgages.
The following deeds end mortgages
i have been in the office ot tbs Register
.: of Deeds for some time, and Mr. W.II.
I Cox earnestly ..requests every ooe t*>
, call at the earliest possible time and
, get them.
Adminiatralor deed, J. B. Banks.
I 8 deeds, J. B. Banks.
Mortgage deeds to J. B. Andrews.
! 8 lien bonds, J. B. Banks.
Deed to J. M. Andrews.
Deed to David Andrews.
Chattel mo< tgage, W. F. Banks.
Chattel moitgpae, Benj. Brown.
Chattel mortgage, Andrew Andrews.
3 deeds to Sarah A. Francks.
Deed. Louisa A. Wallace.
Mortgage deed, 11. N. Field.
1 Chattel mortage. C. H. Foy.
Chattel mortgage, Cvrus Foscue.
2 mortgages F. H Foy.
Agreement to S. Scol-t.
2 mortgager to S. A. Francks.
Deed win. R. Ward.
1 Deed Win. 8. Ecving.
Mr. C. J. Wh ! te, who has been quite
sick for several weeks with rheumatism,
Dr. Ihiguid, of Dover, spent a short
! while hi Cove last Wednesday.
Mrs. Lewis Hardy, of Foilocksvllle,
: accompanied by Mr. Harvey-Smith,
spent Saturday ami Sunday with rela
Mr. Freeman Avery, of Dover, spent
Sunday at Mr. J. H. Rnbioeou’t.
I Shad sold here Setuiday like hot
cakes at fifty cente per pair.
Mi. J. H. Griffin, of Tmcarora, paid
a flying visit to his old home.
Jt owlg Items.
Mr. Cyrus Foscue attended Quartely
Meeting at Queens Creek last ttatniday
Little Walter, the three year old
daughter ol Mrs. Annie Truckner, who
has been quite sick, is now much bat
Rev. C. I*. Snow will fill his appoint
rnaut at Hops Well the third Sunday.
Mr, McQueen, an insurance agent,
from Jacksonville, wasiu our neighbor
hood last weak. ,
Mr. J. T. MaWes killed seven rab
bits Wednesday evening, we believe
Johnnie is a rhiht good marksman.
Mr. K. F, Foscue and sirer, Miss
Zoe. are visiting Dr. 1* . J. Moctfort.
of Wards Mill.
Hog killing wvason is about over, tho'
Mr. C. D. Foy killed out, somatime
since, wsflghiug 690 p made.
Messra Foy, Hayes, Maldea, and
Fqecue ere going in the tobacco hue
iness thfa ye**,
Mr. Mui koonce and Mist Alloe
I win, of Stella were married laat week.
Mr. Paul Koonce, and eteter, Miss
Birdie, or Trenton, were visiting at
Fowie laat week.
Some of the young ladies to our
neighborhood are taking waltxlng lea
A F*fbr for Plasses of People Who Yf ant the Latest News.
TRENTON, N. C., MARCH 17. 1897.
Mrs. E. A. Rhode*. formerly olTuek-!
shoe hoc now of Trenton, Is visiting 1
her parents and other relatives tblaj
Hon. F. M. Brown. Jones countv's j
able and patriotic representative in the
jla«t legislature, re turned home last!
• Mr. Alex. Me Duffy killed e wild tor- j
[ key lest week that weighed 15 pounds :
after being dressed, and bad beard 2 1 2
inches long. Who can beat it ?
Mr. Joseph Small and Miss Aurora
Taylor wero happily married at the res
idence of the bride Sunday afternoon.
Lutbur King, J. P.. officiating. May
they drink freely rs this world's pleas
ures end good fortunes.
The farmers of nor community are
acting wisely In not buying much fer
tiliser this rear. The price of farm
product with .which they have to pay
for Tt, and the condition of the public
roads over which they have to haul it.
it being cerefoliy considered by them.
In my opinion if all of them would boy
Ives fertilise, end spend more time in
trying to improve their land in other
ways, they would fiod that they wonld
profit thereby. The time it tskee to
go fifteen or twenty mile# after this
gnauo. the wear and tear of vehicles,
and the damage done your team in
pulling it over some of onr almost
impassable public roads is some
thing that should not foil to be seriously
considered. This time and money
that you are spending for fertilizers if
properly spent on die farm in hauling
good dirt, marling and ditching your
; lend will dou-dy pay you iu the long
run. Os course people who do not
have to haul their fertiliser hot a short
dUtance cau better afford to us* it than
tbo-e who have t« haul it a long dis
tance. (15 or 20 miles for iustant) and
unless a new sy-tem for working our
public roads is adopted, or a great im
provement In the present one. all will
£ave lo quit hauling U now. Alt oi
our people are interested in the work.,
ing of ihe public roads, and all of u»
aee and know the necessity of improv
ing 1 the condition of our roads, tiw-n
why not consider the question as to
whether a better system of working
tlie roads can bs devised, that will
make better the condition of the roads
of our Cuuuty.
f Me in your lest issue of the Hews
that some gold has peeu found in titan
)y county, H. G. There ia both eilver
and copper in Jons* or Onslow near
Cranberry pond, White Oak river. 1
do not know which side its on.
My neighbor* are somewhat behind
with their farms, hut I hope wa will
••get there,” as we have some that have
vim aod go-a head about them.
Times are hard, but some improve
ment* ere to be seen about hare, Mr,
Joo. D. Heath hat built a new dwell,
lug, anu Mrs. W. R. Ward has one
going up neat Mr. Heaths, five miles
Mr* 0. O- Smith ceiled in thirty-five
or forty oi hla neigh bore to help him
**rMe logs’* oil the 12th. The logs
were large but we made them go j u> -t
the tame. J. T. Pollock “beui” the
largest man In ttiv new. ground and
ampttad the largest dish of b.g hominy
at night. Everything passed off pleas
antly, good hnnaoredly, and nobody
hurt. Go ou boys.
The Mutual Aid Society met laat
Saturday and reported a total member
ship of 99. The constitution and by
laws, and Membership Certificates have
been printed, end are ready for delivery
to members. Uia desired that all the
members be present at the next regu
lar meeting, first Saturday iu April, lo
get their Certificates.
It *e estimated that the coat oi ves- <
•els now being built at. lake shipyards,
is close to $3,000,000, ae compared i
with $9,000,000, a year ago.
; Will Move Slow
, Postmaster General Gray wee el*
! most overrun with visitors on the 10th
lost, daring the time the tie artment
| was open to callers. Few of them
I however, ware office-seekers, and the
j majority celled merely to pay their re
Speeklog about the offices, he eald:
j "My policy will be to move slow In
| the matter of appointment*, i. do not
' expect to make any ap. ointment* for
several days, and when existing vacan
cies have been filled, will be iu no bur
ry to create othdr*.”
“ Political conditions are differen t
now from what I have ever known
thorn,” Mr. Grey continued. “We
cannot but appreciate the feet that the
greater majority that voted for Mr.
McKinley at the laat election was due
to the support of sound money Demo
crats of the country, and it was leas a
party victory on that account. It is.
therefore, but proper that iu filling the
offices a conservative conns should be
taken, and that the victory of laat
November should not be taken advan
tage of for merely partisan purposes. ’’
It is understood that Mr. Gray will
adhere strictly to the policy of his pro
deceesor, and wtii permit all post
masters to serve out their term of four
yean each —Baltimore Bun.
Is The War In Cuba To End
Crittenden Marriott, the Chicago
Record's corresp udent in Havana de
clare# General Weyler has received
positive orders from Madrid to end ti e
Cuban war at once, even by going o
the extent or nulling the is’aud to ibe
in»urgeut», if need be, to accomplish
that object. General Weyler then set
out for Villa Clara to find General
Gomes and to under taka negotlati m.
Weyler himself has aaki the war will
•ud within three weeks. General
Weyiei ’s olders are, it la claimed, t *
secure peace at any terms and be is In
structed to offer Gomes bribes, anion
omy or ibe island itself. Fear as to
President McKinley’s position is given
as e leading cease far the Spanish
change of policy.
Belongs to the brave Yard
A printer walked into ■ certain so re
in hi* rounds and and noticed a (Lorn
met standing by the counter with his
sample cases reedy to op«n. “Any
thing you want to say lo the paper this
weekP*’ said the printer to the business
man behind the coooter. “Ho,'‘said
the business man "I don’t believe in
advertising.” The drummer waited
until the printer wee half way to the
door, iben slowly taking up his sample
cases he remarked, “well that'lets me
out, I don't cure to Mil on time to any
man who, at this age does uot believe
in advertising, I prefer to deal with
live men. When 1 want to strike up
a trade with a dead man 111 go to the
grave yard. Good day.”- Ex.
firs. Beecher Dead.
Mr*. Henry Ward Beecher, wife of
the noted preacher, died on the Bth, at
bar home in Stamford. Conn., the tenth
anniversary of the death of her bus
band. bhe was 85 years of age.
Rheumatism Quickly Cured.
Altai having been confined to the
house for ei*ve.i days aud paying out
$25 in doctors Bill- without bone fir,, Mr.
Frank Dolsou of Gault Bte. Mark*.
Mich., was cured by one bottle of
Chamberlain s Pain B4m costing 25
cents aud has cot since been troubled
with that complaint. For sale by J.
When one is told that about 800
cases of contagious diseases are report
ed to the health department in New
Fork city ea.cb week, aud that 100 fu
nerals result theiafrom, he i» likely to
be startled if he his nut looked into
mortuary statistic# in American cities.
Mrs. Celia C, Smith. wife of A, T.
Smith, died Thursday morning at 8
o’clock of Paralysis. She leaves a hoi
band and five small children to mourn
their loss of a foud mother and eflect
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P. y. ywITAKEIs, j^DITOR.
kfiio of -lie t. F. 4 Y, Y» H* R*
Mr. George M. Roes, of Fayetteville,'
•to r iey for the Cape Fear and Yadkin
Valley Railroad, secured the passage of
a bill through the Legislature prevent
the see nl the Railroad in sections, ae
le proposed by toe Hew York stock
holders. and ae is asked by the South
ern Railway. The Southern wants It
sold in this way so that it may gat con
trol of toe line from to
BeonetUvUle, 8. C. The Baltimore
stockholders aud tiia people ot Fayette
viHe. however, oppose ihi< plan of re
orgau ration, end sent Mr. Bom to
Balefgu to secure the sunctment of
some legislation to prevent it. In this
he suet e<ded. and went away pleased
with the remit of hie mtesioa. The
act pa* sed by ibe Legislature provides
that the road shall be sold as a whole,
and if sold separately all rights and
franchises are taken away and only the
• adbsd and road equipment can be
di-t posed of.—News and Observer.
A train ou tbs Norfolk aud Carolina
Railroad broke the record last Sunday
It was pa ■'-•niter tram Ho. 48 that
left 8 Uth Rucky Mouut lata, and
tatde Pl.ner'e Point—llß miles—lo
two hours sad thirty-five minutes,
making twenty two stops, the actual
running tim> wee one hour and fifteen
minutes. It was noticed that several
miles were made in fifty-two seconds
•*ch. Edgar L. Hart wee conductor,
and Fred T. Beasley engineer. The
engine was Ho. 418. The Norf.dk anu
Carolina has one of the finest roadbeds
in the South. Capt. J. H. Harney is
roadmeeter. Perhaps more heavy trains
gn over this line than any other system
iu the Sooth.—Ex.
Funeral services took place on 11th,
over the ic mains of a mao who claltnad,
and backed up his claims with almost
undjapoteble proof, to have been boro
in Spain 154 years ago.
Jem* Camprebe died on Friday and,
according o ibie information and other
testimony, he was 154 ye«rs old He
said lie was born in Spain iu 1742 and
came to this country when be w«e
twenty-four years old. He was living
i with his great-great-grandson, and
bail conies of tbe church register at
Valladolid, Spain, showing the date of
hi* birth aud baptism on December, 12,
Comprehe was in foil possession es
ha mental faculties to the last, aod
this feet led many persons to doubt hie
veracity. He frequently related inci
dent* which occurred in the last cent
un. a priest ip ‘the church which he
attended, who ia now eighty-four years
‘'ld, ways he remembers Camprebe •*
b 'ing an old man when he was a little
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