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ARRIVAL AS!) UEI'AB'JURR.
Leaves Trenton at 7:45 ». w.
Arrive* at Trenton *t 12:00 m.
Leave* Trenton at 2:80 t).
Arrives at Tteuton at 0:45 p. m.
FROM rOLL >K-*VIDI.B :
Leave* Trenton Tuesdays. Thursdays
ami Kiturdays at 8:00 a. m.
Arrives at Trenton («ra# days) 3 p. m.
Leave* Trenum Monday*, Wednesday*
and -Frill • vs at 6:01 a,' m.
Arrives at Trenton (same day*) 7 p. m.
Leave* Monday*, Wednesdays ao«l Frl
day* at 7ioo a. nt.
Arrive* at Trenton (same day*) 4 p. no.
D. IT. HItBRITAOK. P M.
Pwpls CfluiiT ini (torn* and Wlat
They are fiaiig.
mi IWIT THS TOWS IS GESEMI, ETC.
Sheriff Harrison era* in Trenton lart
Monday on airiness.
Regular meeting of Zion Thrive, A.
F. and A. M. was held iaat Saturday.
Read the Nkwb and buy yoor good*
of the onee that advertise in its col*
Xormsn Evan* has bored several
well* in Trenton and vicinity, in the
last week or two:
Mr. P. M. Hardy, of Institute. spent
never*! daye last we«k in Trenton with
hie son E. L. Hardy.
Mis* D ta Taylor left Sunday tor
Dover where *ba will epeud a few
week* visiting friends.
Mr*. Harvey, mother of Mr*. Jult*
McDaniel. b«s been in Trenton mine
time visiting her daughter.
Mr*. R. L.K»y aod three children
went to Kinston last Friday to vieii
friend* and relative*, and returned
Mr. and Mr*. C. H. Foy, of May**
villa, spent eeveral day* in Trentou
last week a* the guests of Mr, S. E.
Mr*. Capt. S. E. EweU. oFLawrenct,
ha* been visiting the family of Mr. Lon
Taylor and friend* lu Trenton lor the
W. H’, Cox, Register of Deeds of this
county, and tba local editor of the
Vkws, took a trip to Xsw Berne last
Thursday, re turning Friday.
Mr. Lon Taylur made a trip to Do
ver last waak. Ha informs us tlm<
crops are looking flue in that section,
sad he al*o tell* us that Mr. L. H.
Whitehead i* in a critical condition.
One of the severest wind storm*
passed through Trenton last Friday
jhft has been known for many year*,
accompanied by rain. Considerable
damage was done to fences and shad*
Mr. and Mr*.’ W. H. Rhodes and
Mis* Maggie Barring, home
last Friday evening on the steamer
Howard, f.ora Monhead City, where
they have been attending the Teacher's
Assembly. They report a most pleas*
We cal) the attention of our reader*
to tha schedule of the Southern railroad
ar.d would advise those who, intend t*
visit the Nashville Exposition to take
the Southern route byway of Ashvitla.
thus taking in the Monota’n scenery,
the raostr beautiful ever witnessed on
any railway. This alone i* worth th*
expense of the trip.
Miss Myrtle Whitaker who ha* been
visiting friends and- relative* in Tren
ton for some time returned borne, lest
Saturday, accompanied by Misses Sue
May Kinsey, Fannie and Lottie Whit
aker, Halil* Benson and, Erma Will
iams. These young ladies will no
d< übt spend a delightful time at the
hospitable home of Dr. F. A. Whiur
win carom im
W. 0. Mo A Ulster, Paul Koonce, N. j
R. Bond, F. L Hardy. Msj-w Dawsoni
ami Sam Lippnmn, went io Morehssd |
City la*t Sunday. They all report a |
most plvssant ums. end an immense j
crowd enjoying the healthful sea lne< **. j
Mr. Je*sa Garrett, an old typo, who |
is now sojourning at Cora. apeot Sat- i
nrdsy sod Sunday In Trenton with
friends. Although Mr. Gnrrett is al
most an invalid ha ha* loet none of th*
genial, wholeeoul disposition of spirit
that characterized him in former days.
He was an old Mexican soldier, and is
paid a very liberal reueion which
makes life's declining daye easy so-tar
a* money is concerned.
We omitted to DOtice In our last is
sue a most pleasant excursion down
ths Trent river on Lbs steamer Howard
Thursday evening *be 10th. About
one hundred and fifty person* tool: ad
vantage of the pleasant outing. The
boat left her wharf shout half past
ei<ht o'clock :md returned il :30. Cool
drinks were served ou tho trip, and
sweet music was discoursed by some of
the young ladjen and geutleinen. All
seemed to enjoy Ihe trip, and thank
tbs managers, and Mr. McDaniel the
Capt. of the steamer Howard for so
pleasant evenings aotertainmeut.
Last Thursday morning news reached
Tran ton that Lafayette Martin living
about 7 u>iles in th* country on ths
farm of L. A. Haywood bud taken hi*
own Ufa. On Saturday before Mr.
Martin ahowed some signs of a de
ranged mind* by acting a little strange
ly. yet nothing serious was contempla
ted by hi* friends until Wednesday
evening, when he became ho violent
that some friends were tailed in by his
wife. He arose early Thursday morn
ing, about 4 O’clock slier a sleepless
night, and weal into a. room, and in a
f*w moments a gun shot was heaid,
and bis wife rau screaming from the
house, and the two gentlemen that
were in the house ran out supposing
that she had been phot. In a very
short tltue anutbsr shot was heard, and
hla brother on going in the room where
Mr. Martiu was, ho was found lying on
the floor shot through the stomach, yet
•till conscious. His clothing was on
Ora from the explosion of tba gun
which was extinguished, when he sat
up, and a*k*d hi* brother what he wau
ted. and told him "he bad better get
out" at the same time begsu feeling tu
a trunk, as If trvieg to gel something.
His brother thinkiug he might be look
iog for a pistol, left the room, and did
uot return for sqme time, and whoa he
did Mr, Martin Was found dead, with
his throat cut. It is believed that he
was trying to get his rsxor from tho
trunk, when be spoke to his brother,
as oire whs found by his side, aud also
an open pocket knife.
The coroner, Mr, Mallard, f und
nothing from the evidence that would
warrant any conclusion except, that
hts death was caused by bis own hands,
hla mind being in a deranged condition
at the time.
Mr, Hartin was a hard working in
dustrious man, commanding the con
fldence and respect of his neighbors.
He leave* an invelld wife and seven
children to tuourn Ids untimely end.
We are having fine weather and
crop* are looking’well.
Our School come to a close lest week.
Mr. B. H. Strange and Mis* Heme
etta Barker bays been with u* a fe.w
Mr. H. Moore, of Wilmington, has
been visiting tho femtiy of F. D. Shaw
Vlas Brasilia Dawson, of Tar Lan
dtag,'has been visiting ths family of
U. W.Padrick. ~
Mr. A. W. Cooper has beewylsltlarg
his brother, B. F. Cooper.
Mr. D. W. (Jox went np the road
Monday night. Thla wounds the heart
of yonr serlbn.
Children's day ssrirlc* on the third
Sunday was a grand success.
fi Paper for of People ant the fAgwe.
TRENTON’, N. C., WEDNESDAY JUNE 23. 1897.
. U;over Items.
We ha-1 a nice Hi He- rain Friday
evening which was very n ueh needed.
Mr Lon Taylor of Trentou came last
week to see h'j* brat girl.
Mr*. Geo. Gardusr. of Griffon, came
Saturday to viaiL her brother Mr.F. H.
The Sanctification meeting com
menced yesterday, everybody I* invited
to-come. One of on r young men as ye
that brother Kendal wht- Is cm,iluctlug
this meeting, shot him vestci day with
a tiesvy losd of buck shot and thinks
if he i* shot with many more such loads
he will soon be nnsbl* to attend tbs
meetings. ' ,
Mr*. A. L. Dixon received the se
cond bleseiug lest uigbt and we hope
many more will before the. meeting
closes next Sunday night. . „
Metals. Richard Swindell and B. H.
Parrott, of Uttielieid, came Saturday
to attend church.
Mr. Z. V. Murpbrey, or Kinston,
can e yesterday to spend lb* day with
Mr. W. M Tyudal.
Mtocs Zaun and Ads West, of Cloes,
•pel ymeixlay at Mr. T. L. West*.
, Messrs. Dan Richardson and Fred
Alphin went to Morehead verierday.
Last Tneetiay night at 10:40, o'clock,
God took Alex, th* little angel of Mr.
and Mrs. Dr. Dnguid to heaven. The
bereaved parents have the deepest
sympathy of our entire community.
Don't forget to come io the meeting
this week. Set vices at 8 o'clock In the
cvvnii g aud 8 o'clock at night. Wo
expect a good time aud want you to
share It with us.
The Wind aud bail that fell tot Fri
day did considerable damage
The worms are playing havoc with
the tobacco in this section.
Crops are generally sorry about hero.
Geo. Kilpatrick was visiting at Gus
Mosleys last week.
Miss Oliv* Tavlor, of New nope,
cams Sunday to visit frisnds aud rtla.
Mr. and >fr*. Jack Dail returned to »
their home in Wilson.
A house on B. W. Canady’* place
was burned last Friday. No insurance.
R. C. Hill went to Snow Hill yesterday.
There wa* a runaway couple mar
ried at Rev. Grubb* Sunday. Will
Horner and Mattis Andrews
Lena, the wife of John King, died
June 14th 1897. She leaves a husband
and oue child to mourn her loss. Our
sympathies go out to the bereaved ones
and wy all hope to meet her in th*
mansions of bliss where separation
never takes place.
We are glad to have J. C. Adcock of
Rocksboro. back with us again.
Mies Blanche Harper, ot Kinston, is
visiting Miss Ella Mosclsy.
Beaver Cireek Items,
The wiad we had last Friday did
much damage, but the rain wae a wel
Mr. and Mrs. Tboe. Griffin spent
last Sunday with their mother Mrs. W.
Mr. Ed Sellers made a business trip
to Ktuaion Sunday ard returned Moo*
Ur. O. H- Foy and family made a
short visit to Mrs. Beilin Bectons iaet
Mr*. Nannie Cockrell end denghter.
Miss Aonis, of Kinston, spent last
week with hsr mother, Mrs. Basden.
Her vielt was welcome to friends aud
Mr. W, C. Deßruhl made a business
Drip to Trenton last Friday.
Jtev. Mr. Daugherty will preach at
Deep Spring on the 20tb and 27th ot
tide month. Quarterly meeting will
•be held at the earn* tim*.
Miss Rule Baideo spent last week at
Kinston visiting friends. She left e
broken hearted boy to mourn hsr ah*
, W* art* g!t|d to know that Mr. Joe
Pittman, who has been quits sick, is
Mrs. Martha La'linm cam* home last
FridHy from Washington, where sb*
ha* been spending some time with
friends and relatives.
Mi** LorenaStilley.of MapleCypram,
has bum * pending several days with
Mis* Myrtle Cox while on her way
home from A;den.
Dr. William Cobb Whitfield came
from. Seven Spring* last Thursday
where he has teen visiting hie father,
Col. Xaihan Whitfield.
Messrs. B. F. Ox, Zeb. Bland, Mrs.
Lizzie Bland and Myrtle Ox at tended
the commencement at Greudool last
Fred Johnson, cf Griffon, spent sev
eral days with bti home folks daring
the pest week.
The infant son of Mr. ar.d Mrs. J. P.
QulnerJy died last Saturd y and was
burled Sunday afternoon in the feraily
grave yard. He wee two years old.
Mrs, John Xing died near here last
Sunday of pneumonia.
The weather is becoming extremely
dry in this section. We heve'ut had a 4
good saeson since th* first of May. To
bacco is dying, hot corn and cotton are
not Buffering so bad, yet it will unless
rain cornea soon. Goods rise and go
around but north). We hope, though,
that tho good Lord wiil remember ns
aud send it in tim* to save some of our
crone. .Chinch bug are killing corn.—
Some of the farmer*, that have corn
threa or four feat in height, are cutting
it down and curing for forage.
Bev. J. B. Tingle filled hie regular
appointment at Haskins Chapel Sunday.
Mis* Lula Smith, ol Coahoma, spent
Saturday night aud Bauday with Mias
Mr*. J. k. Tingle and little Willber
came Saturday to vi*it her parents Mr.
and Mrn. J. B. Pollock.
Mis* Mytlle Whitaker relumed home
from Trenton Saturday accompanied by
Misses Fannie and Lottie Whitaker,
Sue May Kinsey. Erma Williams and
Sallie ReufrOJ, who will remain several
Mr. and Mrs. Council Davenport, of
near Wondiogfon, spent Saturday night
at Mr. F. B. Bee ton’a. who has -been
sick, but wn are glad is much better.
Little Julian, infant eon of Mr. J. K.
Pol jock, died l**t Friday, and it* re
mains were placed beside its mother
who died leas than a year ago. The
sympathy of the entire com muni tv goes
out to this bereaved father, who is now
separated from the earthly enjoyment
of the last member of hla foamy,
A Hew Improvement-
Mr. E. A. Rhodes has in charge the
well equipped shop of Mr. Lewis King,
and is. prepared to do all kinds of bug
gy, wagou, cart, and all kinds of re
pair work. Ho ha* steered tho ser
vice of Job* Jarman, who every one
know* to be the best blacksmith in th*
oounty. good work, cheap and prompt
ly done, Is their motto.
He maxes coffins a speciality.
r& me F&trjm ri„ sEeriwr.
Amnt for two of the largest Flour Mills In this country.
••"Sugar direct from the ReAoertea. '
CTOur Goods are bought from drat hands, saving the middle
man h profit, and wt> ««U at Manufacturer \ Prioea.
Our Dry Goods Dep&rtamt
fabrics for Spring and Summer wear, with everyihiog neoeeiarr fur
Our Shoe Dspartmeut u « Z,“»“Kr 8b0 “ *" MIJ ,0 “ T
J. H. HACKBURN,
(Snooeeeort to Haokbum ft Wlliefct)
, v, 1 NEWBERNE, N. CX
i Si.oo PER YEAH.
’ 50 Ct*. Six Mon Lbs. m
p. Tjf. y.HtTAKEP, jSpiTORt
Tbs rain Friday did lots of good.
Dan Murrillnrd family, nf Richland*
spent Bsturday night aod Sunday with
relatives around her*.
Messrs, Will Johnson and John Mel
ville, of White Oak, cam* Saturday to
accept a pnaitlon with Fred Nelson. .
Bsv. J. M. Bouson filled bis tegular
appointment at Cyprass Creek Sunday.
W. 0. George is dons laying by corn.
J. L. Hardy lost a fine mule Ssuir
duy night the cairn ia uot known.
Mr. Isaac Horner, propria’or of the
Burton House. Burton, W. Va.. and
one of the most widely known men in
tlw state was cared of rheumatism af
ter three years of suffering. He says:
"I have not sufficient command of lan
guage to couvey any idea of what I
suffered, my physicians told me that
nothing could be done for me and my
frieudi were folly convinced that noth
ing but death would relieve me of my
suffering. In Juno, 1804. Ur. Evens,
then salesman for tbu Wheeling Drag
C<». .recommended Chamberlain ’* Pain
Balm. At this time my foot and limb
were swcoleu to more than double
their normal tine and it seemed to me
my leg would bum, bat soon after I
brgau u-iog the Pain Balm the swell
ing began Io decrease, lb* pain to
loava, ami now I consider that 1 am
entirely cured. For sale by J. P. Broa
den. Trenton XT. C.
School Books, School Supplies. Fancy
Goods, Mueioal Icietiumente.
Latest in Sheet Music
Mail orders solicited.
J. D. GASKIN. Newborn. ST. C-
Mnfino 18 h#reb y * iv « u *o
JLw U l/Ivo 'White Oak Township
that there will be an election on the
fltst Tuesday aftw th* second Mouday
In A u«u»t, to ascertain the will of the
qualified voters in regard to voting *
tax fin- said townsuip the sum of on*
hundred and forty three dollars.
Pollocksville Township, |452 o*l
Trenton Town*h r. ■ 270.00
Cypress Creek Township, 100 00
Tuckahoe Township, - 112.00
Bettvsr Geek Township, 121.00
Chinquapin Township, - 147.00
By order of the Board of Coinmie
siouere, W. H. COX, O. B. C.
Have just opened at th* store of F.
Csstet a large »nd handsome stock of
lIY Mm CLOTHWG*
Infact anything you may need for the
riumnier at price* to suit the hard
It will he to your advantage to cell
to eoe them when in Trenton.
WANTED. A middle-aged man,
white or colored, to wait on a
gentleman who is an invalid. On* ac
quainted with housework preferred.—
For further Information apply to the
editor of this paper. jtOlm.
AS much of my time is occupied on
my farm, and other enterprises
out <>t Trenton, I request ell persons
| having business with me to call at my
office lu Tret ton on Saturday* and the
! first Mondays. LEWIS KING.