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A WEEK BJMBITBI.
People Caming and doing, and What
They are Bang.
im moot m Tart n mmi, itc.
Base Ball 1* th* rag* her* now.
Fruits and vegetables badly Injur*)
by th* r*c*nt frost.
W* noticed a large crowd on th*
stmts last Saturday.
W* ar* glad to not* that Mr*. Dr. R.
A. Whitaker is improving.
Mr. F. M. Pearsall, of New Barns,
was in Trsnton last wash on bosintsa.
Mr. Frank Nobles, of u«ar Trsnton,
paid friends of our city a abort visit
Messrs N. J. Ltarv and Onddls Per
ry went to Mays villa, Monday, on
Mrs. Sarah Whitaker will hereaftar
make her home with her eon Dr. B. A.
Mr. John W. Wooten and wife was
in Trsnton Sunday, to at land church
and visit relatives.
Some of oar young ladies were not
vory lovely when they left th* ball field
last Friday afternoon.
The fishing erase is still on, and the
fiuny tribe had batter look out or they
will be pulled out of the wet.
Mr. Fred Alphin, of Dover, was in
Treason Sunday. W* heard it asked
if he was looking for a dog this time.
W*h«ar that bears ar* numerous
In this section, aud are giving the
farmers much trouble, killing Ibsir
Mr. Lon Taylor and his little daugh
ter Mollie, went to Dover yesterday
morning on business, and to visit rela
Mis* Myrtla Fotcae, of near Tren
ton, returned bora* Monday after a
short visit to Misses Birdie and Calti*
‘•Little Dickie,’* tb* “devil” is a
good one, when you '‘chunk*’ a ball to
first, it la like putting It lu a tar barrel,
f i it always sticks.
Thera will be a second game of hall
between Trenton nod Trenton High
fckbool, on next Friday afternoon. All
ure cordially invited.
Mr*. Jennie Koonce, of Bonne, who
has been stay lug with her sinter, Mrs.
ftarah Whitaker, for tha past two
weeks, returned home Sunday.
Tom Harrison, colored, living on
Mr. C. M. Pollock* farm, got the
houoe be was living in burned last
Buuday, the cause is unknown,
Mr. D. B. McQueen, special agent
tor th* Jones aod Ouslow branch ol
the Farmers Mutual Fir* Insuraue*
Association, was in Trenton two days
Mr. O. H. Foy, of th* May*villa
Supply Co., was in Trenton one -day
lan week. He renewed his suoscrlp
to the News, and very encouragingly
uxpressed himself iu its behalf aud was
much gratified to learn of the success
it was having.
All those who- like bear steak bad
an opportunity of supplying them
salves with that luxurj last Mouday.
Mr. Sam Jones, who lives on Dr B.
A. Whitaker's farm near Trenton,
brought to town a wry fine oue dx*«f
*d, it weighing 2-d pounds.
A* our motive is for the good of
human ity and th* prosperity of th*
people io general, wa call special at
tention to th* neyr ad. of the New York
Bargain House, of Kinston* in a col
lumn on iha Bth pegs, also the ad. of
Mr. J. F. Baker th* contractor and
Intlder. Mr. Bakar la a modem style
draftsman, %nd thoroughly under
stands bis business.
Wl CAROLINA VIM
Mrs. Dr. R. M. Bidgood and daugh
ter, of Farmvllle Va., who have been
visiting at Dr. B. A. Whitaker's for
the past two weeks, returned horns
Look ont. young ladies or your
heart* wilt be captivated before you
know it. The boys ars coming out in
their spring suits, and they rest them at
ham Lipman's. Don’t fall to read his
new ad. which you will find lu another
column, you wilt be astonished to sec
how low he can sell hie goods. Sam
Is a hustler, and Invites all to attend
the special sale at his store next Bat
urduy, be will sell goods as cheap, If
not cheaper than you cau get them
any where els*.
Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance
Pursuant to a call, quite a number of
members of the Ojslow and Jones
branch of the Farmers Mutual Fire lu
auraucs Association met in the Court
House In Trenton on Saturday tn* 17th
Tn* President, Mr. Georg* H. Sim
mons, of Ouslow, called tha meeting to
Col. S. B. Taylor, Secretary, read th*
minutes oflast meetiug.
D. W. Whitaker, editor of the News
was invited to assist the Secretary.
Th* President, in a few brief remarks,
introduced Mr. J. 8. C. Carpenter, of
Baleigb. State Agent of th* Associa
tion, who addntsed the mealing at
some lenvth, giving much good and
practical advice and instruction. He
said the Association was lulsoded to
givs to the farmers cheap and safe in
surance. It gav* individual protection
backed by individual security. That
member* had it in their power to make
the organization a success or failure.—
As to cbeaposes no company in exist
ence otters such low rates. It only
costs 50 cents on the 8100 worth of
property to become a lift member, not
another cent to be paid, notes* a firs
should occur, aud then a pro rata as
sessment is made to meet the lews,
which, in most cases, would b« less
than you would givs an unfortunate
neighbor. The dauber from loss by firs
ir lass than in the ordinary firs com io
nics because only detached property is
insured, and the cost about mu«-teotb
less aud much safer.
The Secretary was asked to read
hie report which showed that 202 pol
icies have been issued, covering prop
erty to the amount of 8214.605. Num
ber of risks. 1370. Average risk, 8155.
Th* Secretary stated that a number of
applications for policies had bean mado
not yet approved by the supervisors,
that would increase the amount of iu
suraueo to 8250,000. Tnis is wooderfbl
progress, when we consider the lact that
this branch has been existence only
Th* talk of Mr. Carnentor made a
fine impression, and w#l add greatly to
lb* prosperity of this branch.
The annual meeting will be held id
Jacksonville on the second Monday in
We tako the ’iberty to congratulate
this Branco for selecting a Special
Agent ao well qualified for the position
as Mr. D. B. McQueen, and to him its
succevs may be largely attributed.
Miss Lucy Brooks’ or Grlftnn. who
bn* Imho visiting friends returned hums
Mr. J. N. C«x wa* In town with hi*
Orapnophone Tuesday night. Some of
the children seemed to enjoy it very
Mr. Herbert House, of Btdlalr, I*
visiting teltUves in town.
Mr. Jarvis Harding, of Greensville,
spent las* Sunday with bis uousiu, Mr.
W. F. Harding.
The frost this week made most eve
rything look sick. Borne of tb* tobacco
farmers had part of their tobacco
plants killed by It.
Miss Annie Harding has returned
home from Greenville, where ehe be*
Li* Leo to the wedding bells soon.
A P APER FOR OF Jf ANT THE J_*ATEST |¥eWß.
TRENTON, N. C., APRIL 28. 181)7.
Base Ball Friday- \
An interesting game of ball wasi
played last Friday afternoon, between
the Academy and Trsniou clubs.
Neither nine had bad much practice,
yet there was soms creditable playing
by both aide*. The following young
men compose th* teams: Trenton;
Panl Koouce, c. Stokes Wlndley, p.
Dick Franck*, lb. Bs»j. Brock, 2b.
Zack Whitaker, 3b. Tom Brogden, t.s.
K. L. Hardy, r.f; Lige,Willis, c.f. aud
F. Casiet. l.f. Academy; L. T. Giliett.
c. A. Coble, p. Joha Pearce, lb. Gus
May, 2b. 11. Brock. 3b. Clem Haw
kins, r.t. Richard Herritage, c.f. Jock
Dixon, l.f. Dan Dixon, *.*. The Aca
demy buys want to the bat In the first
Inuing, and scored 4 runs. The Tren
ton boy* were goose egged in the first.
It began to look a little billiou* for th*
Treutou club, but they never became
In th* second Inning things changed.
Th* Trenton boy* administered a first
class coat of white wa*h to th* Acade
my boys, aud scored 7 run*. The Aca
demy team never recovered from this
score, although several runs were made
afterwards by both sides. At tb* close
of th# ninth inning tbo score stood,
Trsnton 17, Academy 12.
Many Trenton ladies, together with
the Academy girls, witnessed the game.
The playing ot Dick Francks, on the
first bees was iho feature of the game.
Dick, (our printers devil) tlnugh a
boy, is undoubtly the best player on
either time. He never lets a ball pass.
Th# cold war* has reached oar place
Some ol our tracker* will begin to
chip pea* from her* in a few days.
Miss Katie Batts, who ha* been vis
iting friends here, returned to her home
lu Washington, X. C.. a few days ago,
accompanied by Mr. A. F. Mldyettc.
Mies Maud Laud aud Bsrtha Tucker,
who have been visiting fnouds and rel
atives here, returned to their borne in
New Berne last Tuesday.
Our protracted meeting closed her*
1 with Easier services. Quite a large
crowd was present. We Teel under
many obligations to Bro. 11. E. Tripp,
for the deep impressive sermons
through the series of meetings.
We were glad to see bo many of our
friends from Stonewall aud Bay boro in
our midst Sunday.
Mr. J. Perkins nod Capt. Hal brook,
have made a great improvement on
nur warehouse, by the use of their
W. D. Mann, of Hyde county, repre
senting the Punoua Nursery, near
Greensboro, N. C., is in our midst sell''
ing the farmers fruit trees.
W. H. Hol'iies, whole sale commie
aion merchant, of New York city, was
with ue last Friday soliciting the ship
ments of truck from otfr community-
Mr. Warn, the clever salesman of J.
A Paris & Go., at New Berne, gave
us a call today, accompanied by Mr.
Hlrech, the cigarette mail,
Mrs. Alice Fearley and Miss Neater
Baxter, of Stonewall, wera the guasta
of Mise Nannie Alddrige last Saturday
Our little town continue* to grow.
We are glad to welcome Mr, Hadder
and hi* frailly in our midst again.
Mr. A. F. Mklyette, on* of our most
tnergetic saw mill men, says he logo
log to erect several building* on th*
town lots recently laid off bar* by It.
P. Midyett. his father, to rent.
Thu farmers in our section are all
busy planting cotton, some us them
have been done for a week.
On the 25th day of April 1897,
Mr. Edmond Stallings to Miss Minnie
Craft, at the r esidence of the brides
parents near Trenton. J. D. Herri
tage, Esq., officiating.
Mr. John Oxky to Mr*. Liza Wood,
at th* bride’s residence. Bev. Daugh
erty officiating. vms>
Deeds and Mortgages. .
The following deeds and mortgage*
have been in the office ot the Register
of Deeds for tom* time, and Mr. W. H.
Cox earnestly requests every one to
call at the earlieet possible time and
1 Dvwl, Luke Canady and Morrill.
3 Deeds, Susan McDaniel aud J. A.
J Deed. J. B. Westbrook Jr.
1 Deed, E. W. Kinsey.
1 Deed W. F. Ranks and B. F.
1 Deed, W. C. Bryan.
1 Deed, James M. William*.
1 Deed, Huggins Pollock.
1 D«vd, Svlvan Mill* Company.
I Deed, Henry House.
I Deed. 8 L. Brown.
1 Deed. E. P. McDaniel.
1 Dv*d. Hi F. Brown.
8 Deeds, Ba il Jenkins.
1 Deed. W. H Rhodes an 3 others.
1 Deed, Willi* Kirknutn
1 Deed, Ltutas A. Wallace.
1 Dsed. Maggie-A. !liu«e.
1 Deed, gtimson Lumber Company.
I Deed, Ivin Overton.
1 Dead, J. B. Banks.
2 Deeds, J. G. K«one<\
1 Deed, E. O. McDan al
1 Deed, Martha A. Heath ft others.
1 Dead W. W. Pollock.
i Deed, W. F. Foy.
1 Deed, Mary C. Shackleford.
1 Doed, D. W. Philvew.
1 Deed, J. D. Harvell.
1 Deed, James Hatch.
1 Dead, .1. L. Harrison,
1 Deed. James and Chaa. Moors.
1 Deed, George It. Rodgers.
1 Deed, Leonard King.
1 Deed, Anthony Davie.
- Deeds, J. M. Andrews.
1 Deed, G. W. ft Chauey James.
1 Deed. Lewi* Cox.
1 Dsed. J. B. Andrew*.
1 Dead, Daniel Andrews,
1 Deed. Wm. L. Riving.
1 Dsed, G* W. Green.
I Deed. Isaac Brock,
I Deed J. M. Hav*.
1 Deed. Btrah E. Morton.
I Dead, A. It. Miller.
1 Deed. Joe. H. Marshall.
2 Deeds, klorris McDaniel.
Bwaver Creek Items,
Rev. J. R. Tingle preached an inteli
geni sermon Sunday at Deep Springs
to a large crowd.
Misses Nellie Davie and Roberta
Huggins, of Strahane, came Friday to
visit friends aud relatives, returning
Miss Ida Hargett returned Sunday
from teaching school near Maysvill*.
We ars glad to see her home again.
Miss Bailie Hoggins was visiting at
Mr. Frank Cox Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. O. I.dPebruhl cuad* a flying trip
to Mr. Ben Huggins Saturday.
Misses Willis and Bailie Gray and
Master John and Manly, paid a short
visit to Miss Aggie McDaniel Sunday.
They report a nice time.
Miss Rosa Kinsey, who has beau
visiting her uncle Mr.J. F. Noble,
returned home Sunday.
Tha members of the Mutual Aid So -
ciety of Jones county, with remarkable
promptness, paid their assessments on
lb« death of Mrs. Celia C. Smith. The
husband received the mouey within
thirty days after notice was glvan.
to as W9vjm section.
Millerta Ayeut for two of the largmt Flour Mills in this country.
Cir Sugar direct fiom the Refineries.
■oTOnr Goode are bought from first hands, saving the middle
man's profit, aud we sell at Manufacturer Vi Prices.
Our Dry Goods IlMartmnt
fabrics for Bpring and Summer wear, with everything necessary fur.
Our Shoo Dspartmoat Sh< **^ ,oW ,olclT
J. H. HACKBURN,
(Successors to Ueokbura ft Willett)
NEWBERNE, N. C.
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Resolutions of Respect.
H*u or Zion Lodge,
No. 81. A. F. ft A. M.. April 12.2897.
Whereas, An Allwl** Providence
has seen fii to remove from th* scene
of his earthly labors nor worthy broth
er.. T. J. Whitaker, therefore,
. Rssolved: That while w# bow m
humble sub elusion to tin decree of an
•llw)*e God. we csti hnt deplore the
loss of one who lihs so i»fr*n been as
.-octaled with ns in the various efulie*
of 111*, and who b*« *0 often presided
over our ledge, and ha* so often been
framed and iwoved so faithful u> the
duties entrusted to his care,
Rv«olv*d, That wa *ympathix) with
the family of the d* maned Brother
and sxprvs* fur them nur heart r*ta
sympathy and coudulenc* for their
Resolved. That wa will wear tha
usual badge of mourning fir thirty day*
Rsolvsd: Thai these resolution* he
apraud on Lii* minutes of this Lodge.
Baselved: That these resolution*
be rent to the fan ilv of our deceased
Resolved: That a copy of three
resolution* ha sent to the Eastern
Ca romka News and request the pub
lication of th* same.
Bexj. Broth, l
J. W. Wooten, \ Com.
8. E. Koonce, )
-I*ll tell you about the weddug next
Mi«« Laura Green left Saturday to
visit Miss loia Phillips, of Field*.
Messrs E. M. Gilbert end E. H. Good
ing. weut to Mr. E. F. bmths Sunday.
Ur. and Mr*. P. L. Koraegy, of Duj
lin countv. came Friday, to visit Lira.
G. I. Taylor, and returned Sunday.
Mr. J. H. Hill left Bttur<lay to vlstt
his father, who has been verp sick.
Mr. and Mr*. E. H. Pollock spent
Sunday at Mr. G, I. Taylors.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Pollock and
daughter Mies Budl* left Sunday to
spend the day with Mr. I. Pollock, of
Arctic aad IT. 6 Railroad,
To take effect Wednesday, Nov. 557,1893,
i STATIONS. si fog
h- : g g a£
■v* I 2 2 mm .
a«I £ £
*m | pm 1 ’ a m i p m
720 320 Gjld*boro, 11 28j 800
7 53| 3 40, Jle.t’e 11 U 3 720
3 16. 849 LaGrange, 10 52; 650
«36 4 Oi)' Falling Creek, 10 42 620
9 2+'4 12 Kinston, 10 3*! 600
9 38' 421 Caswell, 10 2ftj 518
10 15j 4 30 Dover. 10 I2j 4 2*>
10 40 4 4.1 Core Creek, 10 00 4C«
11 151 454 Tuscarora, 9 50, 338
H3l 600 Claikta. 9 42: 3a*
130 525 New Berne, 91710 47
2 12 650 Kiverdale 853 10 10
220 f> 5* Croatsn, 840 10 00
243 6 (iV Havelock, 8409 40
812 6 18. Newport, 8 26' 906
325 624 Wildwood. 819 847
331 629 Atlantic. 813 838
351 042 Morelivad (Jity 801 813
401 050 M. City Depul 743 j 750
pm n*"_ sin l ani
iDuiij .rxc«pt Sunday.
* Monday, Wednesday. Rnd Friday.
I foeeday. Thursday and Saturday.
S. L. DILL. Superintendent.
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