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D. H, Hsrritaob, F M.
J. Harper, 8. IT. Moore, W. B. Isler,
• Clerk Superior Court, 8. E. Koonce,
Register of Deeds. W. H Cox,
Sheriff. D. H. Harrison,
Treasurer. Lewis King
Ourm gr, L. H. Mai laid.
Surveyor, A. F Becton.
Standard Keeper, Ben). Huggins,
Public School Ex’r, Thoe, J. Whitaker.
People Coning uA Being, and Vhai
Tbay are Doing.
mi IDOL'T THU TOM 15 OEVEXAL, ETC.
Mrs. S. E. Koouce went to Now
Berne last week.
Tlie crowd iu Trenton last Monday
was unusually small.
R. B. Dunn, of near Kinston, was
in Trenton last Monday.
Dr. S. E. Koonce, es Pollocksville,
was w tlie city last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Broaden went
to New Berne one day last w*#k.
Mr- Lon Taylor spent several days
last week on his form near Dover.
Mr, W. H. Hammond, of Cypress
Creek, was a Trenton visitor Monday.
The rain last week did the farms
and gardens of this section much good.
We ore glad to see the Improve.,
meats now being made on onr streets.
Mr. Alex. Field#, of Kinston, was iu
Trenton two days lost week on busi
Ex-sheriff Bull, ol Pollocksville.
was in Trenton last Monday on busi
Mr. L. O. PuHock. of Bonus, was
visiting at Mra. H«i*ie Pollock's last
Owing to the rain last Saturday,
there were but few people on the
There hay been tsrriblft llres in
the forest of Jones county in the last
We are glad to note that Mrs. J. M.
Benson, who has been sick is improv
Miss Bessie Harvey, spent Saturday
night visiting MUs Julia Hammond,
on Cypres* Creek,
Misses Rena Haywood, Fannie
Whitaker, and Mr. Arch Barnes spent
* Sunday In Cypress Creek.
The much needed work on the coun
ty jail is being done, by Mr. Stanley.
He le scraping and paiuting the ceile.
Every mao’s heart ts not broken by
the whims of a tickle lover, but their
pocket books art oltluiea smashed
after they are married,
. Mr. Geo. H. Roberts, of New Berne,
will conduct services at the Episcopal
Church in Trenton on the morning
and evooine of Sunday May oth.
We are glad to announce 4hat Mrs.
SArah Whitaker, who waa very badly
hurt by foiling out of her front door, la
MM MROUM WM.
Mr. W. H. And ews. of the Beaver
Creek section, called to see us las’.
Monday and enrolled hie name as a
subscriber to the News.
Mrs. J. C. B’-yan, of Pollocksville.
and her daughter, Mr*. Johu Jones, of
New Berne wsre iu Trtutor Monday,
the guests of Mrs. J. P. Brogdeu.
Mr. John C. Koonce, of Cvpreae
Creek, called to see us Mouthy, and
subscribed to the News, also Hr. A.
F. Cox tsurulled bis name. Many
G-illett. —(as a fowls ball waa knock
ed and the cows In ajolnh.g field be
gan to bellow)—“Just listen at those
cows bcllowiuK for that ball.”
Koonco.—“Yes, It is because you all
play with it so green.’*
Mrs. P. if. Hardy, who has been
visiting her son E. L. Hardy, returned
home, at li.sliiute, lest Wednesday,
accompanied by little Paul Hardy, her
In the beginning there was light,
and as all people are awake to the
lact that tharo must be light, the town
commissioners have ordered lamps for
our streets, no we shall have light.
Trent Circuit A M. E. Zion Church.
-l-tßuoday St. Ma beew.
2 )6 Sunday Morris Chapel.
3rd Sunday Maysvill Mission.
4th Sunday Zion Chapel,
John E. Morris, Fastor.
As an onino raiser, Ed Stanly stand*
at tlie head of the list. He presented
the News with some of the largest we
have ever seen growu so early in tbs
Mason, for which we return many
We call special* attention of our reap
ers to the advertisement of Sam I.»p
mau. He offers you bargain* diet will
make you smile and save you money.
Go to see him whan iu Trenton, apd
especially next Saturday when he wil.
offer you some bargains that will as
M. Wm. Slmrons, ofOnslow, a rep
resentative of the Farmers Mutual Fire
Insurance Association, called to sec
us last Monday. He informed us tfint
bis lather, Mr. Geo. O. Simmons, was i
now .Special Agent or the O.ielow and
Jones branch, Mr. McQueen having
We call special attention to ilia ad
vertisement of IlartafiMld, Potter & Co.
and E. W. Dixon & Co., Conimianiou !
Merchants, and dealers in produce.
New York. Those firms give you the
very be*t reference, and will make
quick salsa and prompt returns on ail
consignments. W* recommend them
to the consideration of auy who may
have consignments to make
W. M. Coble, one of flip best photo
graphic artist in Ihe State, who has
I been at Mays villa for the past two
| we»ks, returned to his home In Trenton
last Friday. He showed us some work
done while at Maysvillo, photographs
of the Msysvllle Supply Co. and Hotel
bulldiugs. that canuot bo excelled by
any one. Mr. Coble will remain in Tren
ton for ten or twelve days, after which
be w 1- be ant of town for some time.
All persons who want work doue are
requested to call at once.
Base Bail Last Friday-
The Treul'm and Academy teams
again crossed bain last Friday. Quite
a large yrowd from town was out to sea
the gome, and tome good and bad play
ing was dona.
From the first it was notirabl* that
the Academy boys were outmatched,
but they never gave up but played a
strong game all through. The play*'
lug of Cue May, of the Academy team
on second base, and the heavy batttug
of Ben Brock of the Trenton team,
were tbo features cl Ihe game. Mr.
Can let was umpire, and all agreed
that he was fair in his rulings. The
Trenton boys art talking about chal
lenging tha Covj Creek team.
Now la the lime to send ne your sub
scription to the New*.
,A Paper for of People ho the Latest Jfcws.
TRENTON, N- C.,WEDNESDAY MAY 6. 1807.
Tho Comity Commissioners of Jones
county met in regular session las Mon
day. Present, J. P. Harper, Lewis
Bynum. 8. G. Moore ard W. B. Isler.
Ordered that Jacob McDaniel bo paid
41.60. Narcissa Jones 1.50, Ida Grifllu
3.00. Hannah Richardson 1.60, Mer**
Stanley 3.00. Alex. LolUn 1.50. Leah
Rhodes 2.00, Mrs. Lauey K *ouc* 3.00.
Mr*. vV. W. Southerland 1.50, Zllplin
Miller 2.00. Nancy Barber 2.00, Wm.
Dove 1.00, Janetta Connor 4.00,
Gilbert Grice, keeping Pollocksville
bridge tin- month of April 03.00
March Dillahunt. Quaker bridge 2.50
W. H. Cox. to be paid out «f school
tnod 1.20; out of road loud 3.15; out
county food 16.95.
J. A. Kinsey to he paid not of public
road Jund Chinquep’n township 4.75.
8. E. Koonce month of April 1U.30.
J. A. Smith 4.20.
Gilbert Grice repairs on FollocksvU’e
bridge 60 cents.
J. G, Andrews work on road 13 40.
Perry Jenkins work on rood 4.30.
J. H. Jenkins for support 2.00.
J. W. Bryan supplies for poor 17 95.
Job Moils work on road 4.50.
Lewis King for lomber 3 64.
J. H. Stanley paint for jail 3.95.
C. M. Heath work on road 24.72.
*3. J . McDuffie work on road 6.25.
N. J. Leary work on court house 6.85
ADx. Andrews half fee bill 1.20.
Ordered lhat the communication ol
W, H. Cox be received and recorded.
J. 8. Roberson was appointed tax list
taker in Polfock*vill township.
E. H. Loftm half foe blit 1 15.
The following amounts were ordered
J. I*. Harper 2.70.
Lewi* Bynum 3 50.
8. 11. Moore 2.40.
W. B. Isler 3.40.
The election of manlcipnl officers for
the town of Trenton was held laat
Monday. There was but on* regular
ticket voted for, and the following
perrons were elected: D. W. Whitaker
Mayor; Lewis King. J. A. Smith, and
Lon Taylor Cotnnaisaiouers; Newtou
G. Bund Constable.
J?ot Neck Items-
Mrs. I. 11. Polh ck paid her sister,
Mrs. W' M. Hawkins, a vinii Sunday.
y r. \V. M. Hawkins made a bo»i
nens trip to Poflncksville Tuesday, aud
Mr. Clem Hawkins made a flying
•rip to Kiostou Saturday aud returned
Miss Lizzie Oxley returned home
Thursday, from Pitt county, where she
has been visiting friends and relative*.
Miss Mollie Pate accompanied her.
We have been informed that the
young folks of our neighborhood had a
fine Llniaat the Serenade Monday night.
Mr. Ed Andrews paid a flying visit
to his sister, Mrs. 8. W* Scott, Sunday.
Mr. Jackson Hill, near Donna, made
a business trtp Thursday, to Mr. J. L.
Hawkins, aud returned the same day.
Our young folks had a grand time
Saturday, fishing, iu the afternoon.
Mr. Oscar Gray went home Friday
from school, and retained Sunday.
Buavoi’ Creek Items,
We are having fine weather.
Mr. J. P Gray and daughter Miss
Willie relumed home Sunday irom au
Ws had a fine rain May Ist., and lots
of tobacco was Ml out in this section.
The pic metre got a good baptizing
last Saturday, and many of the youug
peop’e were disappointed.
Mesdaues Lixxie Casper, Sue Green
and Ella Oxley were visiting friends
Are you dreaming sweetly my little
Os the daytime joys you onnuot for
Or do f.iriee lead you to scene* afoi.
Where the queen aud the royal
Bouui* It* mss.
j Wo were all glad to set the nice rain
Mr. L. O. Pollock took MW Sub Pol
lecktusee Miss Cl Jda Smith, of Coa
homa, and returned Sunday.
Mr. and Mr*. Naihen Gilbert? pent
Sunday at Mr. H. Pollocks of ucur
Messrs Willi* Ferry and J. H. Hill
attended church at Pleasaut Hill Sun
Mr. Council Davenport and Miss
Mat Bee ton were happily married April
28,1827. at Ihe residence of Iha bride's
lather, Mr. F. P. Becton. J. E. Har
ri»ou, J. P„ officiating.
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April 30th. 1897.
Mr. A. F. Bunting returned this
morning from Norfolk, where be had
bean on a business trip.
Every body i* busy picking pea*
aiound ber*. Mr. R. D. Hodges had
}ver 50 bauds in his patch one day
Irish potatoes a*e fine through Ibis
•action. 1 beard a former say a few
days ago ho bad some over au Inch in
We extend a hearty wefoom# to W.
II- Bishop, our agent. lie is out oi
New' Rerue's eminent ynurg men.
It Is hard to give up the presence of
one to whom all have become so much
attached. Miss JBeas.u Tucker will
leave uext week lor New Berne, her
The *'«»msr New Benin stopped lo
day for the fiiet trip ou schedule. The
formers showed their appreciation by
furnishing between 3 and 4 hundred
packages. How is that for Uw first
Mr. and Mrs. Bam Feraby, of Stone
Wail, arrived here on the steamer
Neuae this morning irom a Northern
trip. Mr. Feraby purchased a span ol
nice horses while gone.
Everything In tha vegitabfo.king
dom seems so much revived since the
nice rain we had last night.
Friday uiplit will long be remember
ed by the people ot Oriental. Miss
Bessie Tucker's school closed. The
recitations' aud dialouge* ware very
rfood, and she deserves credit by the
patrons ol tbs schools.
Miss Fattie Babett, of Boy boro, is
visiting Mis* Jem is Aldridge,.
Fish art plentiful here, etiling at 10
cents per dozen.
Mr. Nick Smith, of New Berne, was
iu otfV midst yesterday.
Kgg* nre selling bare at C cents, not
enough tt* supply the demand. I think
the hens have come on strike.
* "■ ws
Everything in very dry.
Farmers are busy with their crops.
Mr. Wm. Barbee is conducting sing
ing school at Adams school house.
Sanctification seems to t>e the k«v
noie of conversation in our comm.. ,||y.
We aro all afraid to walk after night i
the mad dog* are so numerous.
T& A6’ F9Wm rS™ SECTION
Miller's A gnu for two of the largwet Flour Mills in this country.
direct fi om the Uefineriee.
1 o*H»d» are bought from first hand*, saving the middie
| P,KJI * profit, anti we sell at Manufacturer** Prices.
j Our Dry Goods Dopirtamt *ASRtSfiBSSSC -
> Comfort and Summer wear, with everything neoeaeary for
J. IL HACK BURN,
(Sueoeswra to Usckbnrn A Willett}
NKWBKRXE, N. C
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P‘ y. yHITAKBP,
Last Saturday aud Sunday the quar
terly meeting was held at the Freewill
Baptiet church. Elder Cunningham
preached thiee very Interesting and in
structive sermons to a large aud atten
Services by the pastor Rev. Mr. Gad.
die, in lh« Methodist church here last
Sunday night. Mr. Gaddi* uan ea-u
--»*t worker and hi* sermons are both
dean and eloquent.
Mr. and Mr*. J<*hn Register, Ft. Barn
welt wer* here Sunday, as the gueet of
Mr, and Mrs. Tom Wetherington.
Mias Alice Taylor Is visiting friends
at New Berne.
Miss Sue May Cohb. of Kinston,
came yesterday to visit her Unde, Mr.
Quite a number ot people from Ft.
Hurt)well attended the quarterly mcel-
Al tlie Freewill Baptist church Sunday.
Mr, J. C. Daushety. of Jasper, was
visit log relatives here Sunday.
We a:« sorry to announce the death
of Mrs. Along* French, which tad
event occurred at her home Saturday,
A. M. Funeral services were held by
Rev. Mr. Geddis Sunday evening.
Quita a number of relatives and friends
accompanied the remain# to the family
burying vround. We extend much
sympathy to the bereaved family
The Quetu Regent, of Spalu, has
signed a decree allowing Cub t to have
a Parliament, a majority of whose
member* may be Cubans. This wilt
practically give them home rule.
There was a cloud hurst with rain
sod bail near Lumber ton last Saturday.
The amount ol water that fell was the
greatest ever known at that place.
Great damage was doue to .lb* crops.
Train No. 74 was wreck: <1 three
mile* er.st of Old Fort Inst week, carnal
by the pulling out of a draw-heart.
Fire cars were wreckeJ. The train
crew was uninjured. A colored mau
named Gilmore, from Baltimore, wae
killed aud two other colored men hurt,
but not seriously. Robert Lamb, whit*,
ol Raleigh. N. C. was badly bruised
but will recover.—News and Observer.
File Best Remedy for Rheumatism-
From the FoirftacoilX. J',) tt<sginter.
Mr. Jams* Rowland of this village,
Atata6 that lor tweuty five years hi*
wife has been a sufferer from rheuma
tism. A few nights ago she w&* in
-uch pain tbaL »he was nearly crazy.
Bbe sent Mr. Rowland for the doctor,
hut be lied read of Chamberlaie’s Pain
Balm and Instead of going for physi
cian ha went to the store aud seenred a
b.itlit of it. Hi# wife did not approve
ut Mi . Rowland’* purchase at fit *t, but
nevertheless applied the Balru
thoroughly and in au hour's tint* was
able m> go to #!-ep. She now applies
It whenerer she feels an ache or a pain
aud (tud* lhat it always give# relief.
Hs says tlmt no medicine which she
had u-ctl ever did her as much good.
The 25 uud 50 cent sizes for sale by
J. F. Brogben.