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COMMISSION 1 BRS:
J. Harper, id. H. Moore. W. B. Isler,
Clerk Superior Court. 8. E. Koonce,
Register of Deeds, W. H, Cox,
Sheriff. D. H. Harris in,
Treasurer. Lewie King
Coroner, L. H. Mal’ard,
Surveyor, A. F Barton.
Standard Keeper, Benj. Huggins,
Public School Ex’r, Thna, J. VV bitaker.
List of Appointments.
Ist Sunday, Lee’s Chapeli lli.n,
Ist Sunday, Oak Grove. 3 p. m.
2d “ Shady Grove. 11 a. m.
31 “ Cvprese Creek, 11 a. m.
3d “ Trenton, 7 p.m.
•4th “ Trenton, 11a.m.
4th “ Maple Grove, 3p. m.
J. M. Bknbok, P. O.
A WEEK ffl_TKEf TOM.
People Coming ud Stag, ud WUt
Tic «• Dus
xm IBOCT TUX TOWS IS AHUIL, ETC.
Stanley Whitaker, son of Dr. F. A.
blteker, of Bonne, was in Trentou
Mieses Olivia and Mary and Mr. Joe
McDaniel, of near Trenton, attended
church and visited friends bare last
‘•His hair Is soft and wavy.
His ayes are like the dew,
His iipe are like ruby.
On his cheek is a roey bne.”
But a few days more and Mr. W. M.
Coble will leave for Beaufort to spend
must ol the summer. Don’t neglect
to come at once and have your picture
Jossie — 1 Oh, did yon know 1 bad
Catherine—“ Pshaw, that's nothing,
I had fore-fathers.*’
A granu display of Sommer appar
els was exhibited in Trenton last
Surodny. A)i hearts that were not
affected before, 1 am sure, need atten r
Mrs. L. W. Fescue sod daughter
Miss Mjrile, of near Trenton, were
the guests of Mrs. J. P. Brogden last
Sunday. They also attended services
at the Episcopal church.
Mr. John Parker the largest and
moat successful farmer in Jones, lost
one of hit nest tenant houses last
Thursday by fire. Hi informed us that
this it tbe second honsa horned on his
plantation this year.
Our old friend Cad Koonce from, Ons
low, was in Trenton Friday evening on
hit way home from New Berne. It
was a great pleasure to meet him as it
carried a* beck to out boyhood days,
and brought to memory pleasant recol
The picnic season is now on. A
Baptist Sunday school piculc was held
at Piney Grove church last Sunday. A
forge crowd attended, end ftm aud en
joyment was the order ot tbe day. to
gether with an abundance of some
thing good to oat. Those who went
from 'fronton say it was again day.
mm fABOLiM mm.
Farmers are complaining of the effect
the cold weather so having on crone.
Cotton that ia up is looking yellow and
John W. Mills Esq., and Bon. F.
D.- Koonce, of Uichlaude, pasted
through Trenton Monday enrome for
New Berne. *
Bov. J. y. Alderman, who had an
appuintment to preach in Trenton last
Friday, was prevented from doing so
by attondiog tbe Southern Baptist con
vention, now in session at Wilmington.
I bea to inform the young gentleman
who thought that a piece in the local
oollumn last week was intended for a
slur at him, that it was not so mtand
sd, and that I was sorry to learn that
tbe cap fitted him so well.
It will bo well for him not to be so
hasty in hfo conclusions In tho future.
There will be aebange in the columns
of the News next week, it will be to
your interest to be on the look out.
Mr. J. P. Brogden has just received a
lot ofsuihraer goods, handsome in ap
pearance, and the best quality that can
be had in the United States, watch for
hie new ad. next issue.
When the Legislature passes a bill
'axing old bachelor! It should at once
turn its attention to the ladies, and
impose a tax on them for jilting a
poor follow, sufficient to pay for the
wear and tear of the poor fellows heart
and to a ctrtaiu extent, recuperate his
empty pocket-book caused by a too
lavish investment in bon bone, ice
ci earn at ceteraa.
Mr. C. A. McAllister, of Marlboro
county, 8. C., was tn Trenton last week
visiting bis son. Mr. W. C. McAllister,
our very clever young attorney. Mr.
McAllister is s former, sod was
well pleased with tbe lands in Jones
countv. We trust that he was so favor
bly impressed that be will conclude to
make hie home with us. Mr. McAllis
ter would be a valuable accession to the
forming interest of our county.
Interesting lay reading services were
held m Grace Episcopal church last
Sunday, conducted by Mr. George H.
Roberts. of Newborn. There werei
large and attentive audiences both
morning and eveuiog. Mrs. Roberta
and little son George, accompanied Mr.
Kofaarts. aud wr re tbe guests of Mrs. J.
V. Brogden. The Nkws. together with
all the people of Trenton, hope to have
Mr. and Mrs. Robert* with ns often.
It is always a pleasure to note the
success and high positions the young
men of our State, and especially our
county attain, when abroad at tbe va
rious schools of foaming. It It with
special pride that w« refer to Dr. Hen
ry Parker, son of Mr, John Parker, of
this couuty. who stands at tbe bead of
j a class of more than forty young men
in the dental department of the South
ern Medical and Dental College, At
lanta, Ga. We extend hearty congrat
ulations to tbe young doctor, and hope
be may have plentv of gold to fill all
the cavities through life, and never
make a false step but an abundauce Os
The new town officers held their first
meeting last Friday even lug. The
Mayor. D. W. Whitaker, and J. A.
Smith, Lewis King and Lon Taylor,
Commissioners, were present and sub
scribed to the required oath. Mr. W.
J. Koruegy was elected Clerk for the
Mr. K L. May was elected town
MY. Newton G. Bond, constable
elect, did not have his bond ready, and
waa allowed until Monday eveciug to
file (he aame.
Tbe new Board of commissioners are
all capable genileti en, and will do
whatever is' neceeeary to forther the
very beet interest of our beautiful little
town during their administration.
At ihe meeting Monday night Mr.
Bond filed bis bond, which waa accep.
A Paper for of Latest News.
TRENTON, N. C., WEDNESDAY MAY 12. 1897.
Sunday School Picnic-
The committee of arrangements for
the Methodist Luuday School plc-tic
met Monday evening at the residence
of Mr. D. W. Whiteket. After
various places wore discussed it was
decided to have the picnic at Mr. L.
II Hay woods next Friday the 14tb.
Arrangements were made to have a
table and seats fixed, nnd games of
various kinds will be had so as to give
everybody a good tine. The Episcojml
Sunday School will also join in the
pleasures, which will add much to
the enjoyment of the occasion.
ft was requested that ml tbe schol
ars ot both schools meet at the
Methodist church at the ringing of the
bell Friday morning and go out in a
body. Also to bring your baskets to
the church where they will be loaded
in a cart and carried out to Ibe
grounds. It will be ex| acted of all to
bring a basket of eatables either forgo
or small so as to give all a plenty for
dinner, and tor the little ones to have
something between timet.
Cypress Creek School
This school, under the management
of Mies Ora Koonce, an accomplished
young lady of Jones county, closed a
meet prosperous term last Friday, the
7th. Wctake great pleasure in pub
lishing tbe following report, which
shows the grade and deportment of the
AVERAGE GRADS: OF SCHOLARSHIP *
Marvin Aldridge. 80}. Isaac Brock
94}. Nellie Brock 63}. John Brock 85}.
Walter Hardy 8116, Robert Johnson
81}. Clay Koonce 96, Isaac Koonce 85.
Willie Koonce 87, Fannie Koonce 79.
Clyde Koonce 75, Frank Koonce 77},
Amos Koonce 76, Joseph Koonce 81},
Annie Rhodes 64.
The deportment of each pupil
throughout tbe term has been 100.
J PA R N
*T. P. Brogden.
For the News,
Rookv Point, N. C., May 8. 1897.
Mr. Editor.—After having had the
pleasure ol seeing a copy of your paper
I thought you might like to bear from
this part of the country.
I live near Rock; Point, in Fonder
county, between the Wilmington and
Weldon end the Wilmington, Newbern
& Norfolk railroads. This is a good
tracking country, and also quantities
of timber is cut and carried down the
North East river to the Wilmington
market, which brings from 13.50 to
#5.25 per thousand feet. This is also a
fine stock raising section. The phos
phate rock is found here in abundance,
which ts extensively manufactured by
G. Z. French & Bro. A large shingle
feewry is located here, on oue branch
of tbe Cape Fear river, which turns out
several thousand first-class Juniper aud
Cypress Bhingles per day.
In the way ol labor this section is
blessed. Fai mere have full control, and
can get day hands whenever they want
Our churches are Baptist, Methodist
aud Presbyterian with Sunday schools
that are well attended.
1 am not for from the Sound where
lots of fish and oysters are caught The
cool weather Is damaging the crops,
aud tbe stand of eoru is generally bed.
1 was much pleaded when I saw the
Nkws, as It is printed at Trenton,
wbsrs l bsvs been so many times, and
in its columa I see the names of many
of ray old acquaintances. I was raised
in Unslow, near the Jones county line,
aud tike to look over your paper and
hear from my old friends. J. 8.
Near Rad Springs, one night last
week, three white tenants by the
names of Tolar, White and Norton,
all living on the plantation of Col.
Rethune, got into a dispute aliotit
Tolar's wife, and in the melee Tolar
was kilfod. White end Norton have
been Arrested, and am in prison at
Bed Springs. They claim to have
killed Tola? while hu was trying to
break In the lat er’s boast, but thie is
Transplanting tobacco Is the order
of the day with the tobacco formers.
Miss Emma Brook, of Griftoo, who
has been visiting Mrs. Allen Johnson
returned homo yesterday.
We are glad to know that Mr. J. M,
Wooten has gotten so h* can u«s his
band again. Waits de&uing off a
ditch bank two weeke ago be had the
misfortune to stick a reed stubble In it
about four inches.
Dr. O’Hagan, of Greenville, wee
down this week to see Mrs. Mary Har
ding who has been very sick fur tbe
Misses Nets May and Minnie Daw
son, of Maple Cyprses, were m town
Mr. O. W. May spent last Sunday
At tbe home ol tho brllea brother,
Mr. Jessie Munford. last Wednesday
afternoon at three o'clock. Mrs, L.
Ht\mss was married to Mr. John Gar
ris, of Aynen. Tbe attendant* were
Mis* Annie Bland. Mr. Shade Wilson,
Mies Laura Garris, Mr. Ed Garris,
Miss Bessie Garris, and Mr. E. F. Cox.
Tue bride and groom accompanied
by many of iheir Invited friends, re
-1 a red to tlm home of (he groom In
Aydeo, where a eumpiuous supper
swatted them. Every one participated
f e«l J, end after an evening of enjoyable
entertainment the party left for tbeir
respective homes, everybody joining in
wishing the haspy couple much happi
ness. ltov. Mr. Tingls officiated.
• Richlands Item**.
We are having beautiful weather.
Mr. Jerome Shaw, of Rocky Point, is
visiting friends in our burg.
Mr. B. F. Cooper, of our village, took
a trip to Newbern last week.
Ur. Andrew ScoU visited Pleasant
Hill last Sunday. Miss Bsttie Melts,
of Tuckaboe, la visiting friends near
Miss Ella Chadwick has basu visiting
friends near here recently.
Mr. Arthur Cox made a business trip
np the rosd last Sunday.
We enjoyed a Graphnphone concert
at Adamsschool house Thursday night.
Your scribe la heart broken became
of his disappointment in not attending
tbe picnic Saturday.
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Com fort Item?.
Eggs six cents per dozen.
Messrs E. B. Hatch aud William
Jones went to New River to a picnic
Friday, they returned Monday.
Mrs. Jennie Walters, of Falling
Creek, is visiting relatives hers.
Messrs Eddie and Lee Francks, of Ons
low county, came fl-bing Saturday and
returned tbs saute day, with twenty
three nice fish
Messrs G. R. and Charles Jones
went to Kinston Saturday aud returned
Mr. James Nelson and for. Jibe
Jarman left Saturday to visit relative*
of Mr. Nelson near New Berne.
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Uilfork Agent for two of she largest Flour Uitte in thi* country.
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Beaver Creek Item*,
Times are booming here now.
Mr. J. G. Andrews and Mr. F, T.
Heath are planting thalr cotton again
on account of its falling to come up.
Miss Ruben a Andrews returned home
Friday from Mr. Catleu Caspers where
she has been visiting relatives. Miss
Zed Casper accompanied her.
Miss M. J. Heath made a visit to her
sister last Sunday, accompanied by Mr.
Frank Beaman. She returned Sunday.
Mrs. Rebecca Joyner was visiUug
Mr*. Z. A. Andrews last Sunday.
Mr. Amos Andrews was :n MaysviUe
last week on buelnese.
Mr. O. T. Griffin and his sister Miss
Fanuie Dcßruhi visited their graudfo
ther last Tuesday.
Mr, Elias Smith bae found a lovely
spot over the river, where he goes ev
ery Sunday to see bow the people are.
We cliped tbe following from the
New* and Observer's Becky Mount
correspondent of May 6th.
Yesterday there was takes from a
•mall fish trap at the Flails of the Tar,
two immense ''Whistling” eels, They
differed from tbe ordinary eel in that
the body for fimr or five inches from
tbe head la large again as the other
portion, and on each side of this en
larged “neck” are seven perfectly
round holes arranged precisely as in
an ordinary flats, size, shape, distance
apart and all. The mrutb is round, and
full of villianotM looking teeth in a per
fect circle. When taken from the trap
each eel emitted a discordant sound
not unlike that made by toe beginner
learning to ploy the flute. Mr. I*. S.
Hicks ha* had photogrphs mad* of tbe
White Capa visited the house of
Walter Friee at the foot el Paris
Mountain a few nights ago and severe
ly beat him and a white woman named
Mary Roclmstor, with whom h* lived.
Price is a negro. Tba woman ia bad
ly hurt. She recognized sou* of the
party as white men living in and near
The Best Remedy for Rheumatism-
Prom the Fuirhate it (.V. Y) Kegieter.
Mr. James Rowland of title village,
states that lor twenty five years hi*
wife baa been a sufferer from rheuma
tism. A few nights ago she was in
such pain that she was nearly crazy.
She sent Mr. Rowland for the doctor,
but he bad read of Chamberlai*’* Pain
Balm and instead of going for physi
cian he went to the stole aud seeured a
buttle of it. His wife did not approve
of Mr. Rowland's purchase atfiist, but
nevertheless applied the Balm
thoroughly and in an hour's time was
able so go to sleep, ghe now applies
iv whenever she feels an ache or a pain
and find* that it always gives raiiet,
He say* that no medic ins which she
had u-«d ever did her as much good.
Tim 25 and 50 cent sizes for sale by
J- P. Brogbeu.