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Devoted fto the Industrial Development of Eastern; North Carolina.
TYICE A WEEK
EEIZABETH CITY, N. ,C. FRIDAY,; FEB. 14, 1902.
1 f 11
ya 'iBelieve. Vill Prove it
BOn -lUSively. Figures
nLjrl. 1 2p, V , " ,
with his sick - wife
's Hill station last Friday
as, to' take a - vessel : for
City. ; Qn occount bf the
find " transportation," he
ed 0. remain at Hatteras
pays. He - was- then-pom-
take an open sailboat, for
it a cost of $0. From
f herteoJc-.. steamer to.s Ori-
-hicb place he took; the
r Elizabeth Citb,,arrivingN
fesday; ; morning. IThe ap-
e expenses of the trip for
wife were; ,
bard at Hatteras
fipm Oriental to
time- 41 Q0,
cost of trip s- l
airect steamboat transpor-
pm Hatteras t to Elizabeth
trip would have cost this
1 pMlenllin" as fallows;
,ime . $2. 00
s :; - $6.00,
figures show a balance of
n one trip in flavor 01 me
ment of a steamboat linei
t-as. Statements and fig-
above speak more
tfiiiH wtild volumes on the sub-
ARGEST ON RECORD.
the Postal Ser-
... . - ,
naton, Feb; 12. The Post
propria tion - bill was xon-
b-day. by 4he House Com-
p. Appi'opriations and vwill
ted to the House this week.
is the largest ever reporj-
M caAMng $137,916,5975, which
!?14,ip5;j,000 more than ; the : ap
iLriaKou for the postal "serviced
imates suomittea dv tne
St OMce Department by $3,185,-
ature of the
ill calse the greatest
he I House ."is I. a;, clause .unani-
mdiusIji Inserted by . the. committee,
f ftttina rural fre$e delivery carriers
heipntrffct' system; f thus taking
om unaer- tne civil service.
re over 5,000 of these '' oar-
m inthe service'.,
the Hstim'ate of the department
iH an appropriation - of - $500,000
thel pneumatic tube "system was
sidered by. , the committee,
usual mght in - the House
this proposition - will be ob-
iihen this bill is under con-
subsidy for carrying mails
p; York , to New' Orleans
has, been I curtailed, l rikirig- out
the subsidy of.$28,000 to the Penn
sylvania Railroad for carrying; the
mails from New York to Washing
irigtonl but leaving tbe.uni of
"unlikely that Jthe; House illUry
to wipe this" out also. : " "!
rEhe only 'subsidy i remaining in
the" bill is $ 95,000 to th6"Senta Fe
from Denver to Newton - Kansas?
The Pennsylvania road is the
o?ly; cut in'this;item syear, but
5 declared in some quarters that
this is the first etep in a plain to
abolish this practice altogether. -
t'G'oodrinting. . ' " F
' In, the preparation-of successful
advertising the "importance of the
printer must : be taken into t con
sideration. Probably; nine-tenths
fall the advertising matter issued
is typographical work. The pain
ted" Bign the , metal souvenir and
the many - other publicity devices
cut quite a figure 'in the advertis
ing world,' but they are' of little
importance ' compared " with the
great bulkof matfcer'which owes its
being to printers ink.
'e-PpDn the waik of the.printer de
pends" to a very ' largejgxtent, the
resultsv6btainecl from the adver-
tismrf. Gdod printing goes a long
towards sellincr " the iroods
Poor printing leaves a" bad impres-
Aprinter can jnake jor mar
the success 1 of the best advertise
ment -ever' designed, i""" 'f;
I Good printing is not- tt difiieult
tning to securo 11 one . goes - about
11 in -the right manner. Almost
any office employing journeymen
printers CAU.turn ' out a good Job
witbin its limits if fi
is insisted upon !hd
first class . work
infijKtQoi uponiiinpi paialor.t
-? ' - 1 1
Charles Austin Bates. - -
; A COMMUNICATION.;
Mann's Harbor : oh the Steam-
boat Question. "
s. Mann's Harbor, Feb. 13
Mr. Edmund "Alexander, Chair
man jUommittee - on Harbors.
Shipping- and ' Commerce of the
Chamber r of- Cornmmerce, Eliza
beth, K. C.:t . , ,
,,Dear Sir-After . receiving your
letter Jo Mr. S. L. Fletcher and
calling a meeting of , our , citizens,
a rote was taken to decide wheth
er we would support the proposed
steamboat line." The majority in
favor was large. A committee was
appointed to , correspond with you
and ascertain how much' . stock we
would be : expected- to take and on
what terms. . "yve - hope . to '. hear
from ; you' at once with a. full
explanation , of. the. matter.; , We
are very anxious ior ine Doat to
touch here', but fare limited in
capital.-.; Ifryou-wiU seh a mem-
f our, comnutteeV we will
gladlv meet him at the Old DoH
minion wharf wit, conveyance, to
omplace and return. i fj '
J - ' ' Yours RespeGuIlVjJ -
V i 'A,E..Man.
' C6mmittee. 4i mtWMidgett
, ' '(''S.-if'Fulcher-
Base Ball Meeting. , t
! At a meeting of fthe. base ball
club" held at the office of H. T.
Greenleaf Jr.., on0 Wednesday
ef ening it was' decided--to - accept
Mr. Waters kind6fferr.to burnish
afsuitable place for the grounds at
the park,- he -agreeing to put-same
in order, A meeting for the elec-
ticn - of a tnianager anxhcaptain will
e held at the onTc"exri. t. ureen-
leaf in thevFlor building, on next
team and, all who-will assist
cordially invited to be present
COMMITTEES HIKE REPORTS.
Committeer Appointed to
Examine into Freight
Rates of N. & S. R. R.
:meelinglfof l;he Chamber of
Commerce , was' held on : Monday
eveniner. A large attendance -of
citizens was present. k; l c
The Commitee on Harbors, Ship
ping Commerce freportedt that
the surveys , for the port warden
line were completed and the j com
mittee ia now awaiting, the report
of Major Quinn-on'samO; . i -
The Commit'tee on Streets Parks
and Public Roads was ; instructed
to conferiwith ' the Co in ty -T.Co m-
missionera in regard to shelling
the roaois 1 thai led out from the
town far a 'distance or5ne mile. -
. .... ; - ... . . . i .
The 'committee "on the custom
instructed ,b ... confer
with citizens of Edenton in regard
to " changing JthefJ6cati9n of the
custom-house from.- that place to
Elizabeth City. ,
The 7 committee on : steamboat
linB" to Hatteras ha ve-the 'routes
mappfeof out and i-$3,0006ttbseribed
towards the purchase of boat, etc.,
and were given f uther time in com
--1-J1 It- -." Xi. : . '.J ...
pie be me uiatier. -,- t t - '
W. H "Weatherly. W. -E..' Evans,
and J. B. Lee were appointed a
committee to 'draw up facts etc. "in
regard to overcharging yF freight
on the part i of - the Norfolk &
Southern Hailroad ? company, ; and
gcf before the corporation'--com
missioners at Raleigh. "" i ' 1 '
A committee of three including
J. B. Blades and H. T. Greenleaf
were appointed to go to -Washing
ton, D. C to confer with our Re
presentatives and. Senators urging
themto change the sites ;of the
public building. j i L ,
"- Real E$tate --j
.-Feb? -4thw -Annv -J.- Biggs, to
Zenas fvcJennings. Consideration
J. B. Blades and others to G. F.
Deripkson. Consideration $500.00.
Feb. 5th,,' M. iS. Sawyer arid wife
" t - nil -
N. Sawyer j and
wifeo fieTuffj Hindley? IJCbnsid
Fib. lOthl Bertie Sawyer Xto
- W. Walker.- Consideration i $300
Feb; 11th.,-Leon Benbury : and
wife to James ;rWhite.V' Considera
tion $120.00. - - -y " J i
- Fjancisiand.-tp Morgan and
ation $75,00.: ; f . ' ; i-;. " : :
Feb, 12th., ,.4W x Jf. - mall and
wife to - Serena .. Cole.' Considera-
M. G. Harris and wife ' to Seth
Harris." Consideration J400.00.
Richaid S.'Pritehard'-'ahdf wife
tot Phillip G.Pritcbafd. Consider
ation $900.00.; "
Cornie -White Entertained Won
day Evening. "r-. ;
- On Monday evening, Feb. 10th
Miss' Cornie Whjte entertained her
friends, from' the hours of eight to
twelve, at hei home i on MainSt.
o The evening;wa one of continu
al mirth and happiness, -every ' one
present taking pari in - the games,
the vocal .and instrumental music
and tete-a-teteJthe singing !of
solos-,' duets,- quartets ; and -v songs
added much pleasure to the enter
tainmen : Delicious -; refreshments
were served and the -r joyful spirit
pf the ocasion seemed, to' prevade
the dining room as well v as the
parlor, halla and sitting roomVl,:
? -The ;'occft8Sion-- was that-"of '- a
birth-day reception, and . the beau
tiful decorated candles r suggested
the ; number of. happy summers
which the-happy hostess has t seen. ,
The'moments'sped only too" quick-
y- and at the i wee' small hours, the
guests departed, wishing ; the re
turn 01 many nappyranniversaries-
. ' Cox-Parker. - -,'Vr
Mi,: and Mrs. -John David Parker.
nave issued .invitations to, the.
- -..'-' -marriage
of . their daughter; Nina
to Mr. David Cox. '
John D.' Parker ;is - one - of the
widely know and influential-citizens
of Chapanoke, : and MisaNina
is . a . highly accomplished ; and
charming young lady, having many
friends and admirers in this city,
Mr. " Cox is one of " Hertfords
promising 'joun .imeni well And
favorably known in Elizabeth City.
The wedding will occur at 11:30
o'clock -ou : Wednesday morning
Feb. 26th. -. - - -.
Correspondence of the Tab Hjeel.
Manteoj Feb 13
Extensive preparations are being
made here for shad fishing. It J
concetded that the ' more t nets ai-e
being set. than ' any previous sea-
' Dr.- Frank Stanton,? the popular
young dentist who has- been, away
or some time' at Hamilt6nV re
turned- last . Friday to - resume, the
practice of his profession here.
Mr.'B.; G.V Crisp has ! returned
from Raleigh where he argued for
the -plantiff in the Rey burn-Sawyer
.i.V " , ......
case in reieree a court. - . -
... . .... . : z - -
Mr. J : Carson . Davis , the clever
salesman for W.J,." Griffin ; gf this
place, returned: Sunday nmorning t
from a visit to relatives in ' li.liza-
beth City- . "
Rev. G. W. White, of Rockyhock,
preached at the churchy oa thel'
North end last; Sunday morning
and evening.- His sermons r have
it is thought that he will tbe called
to this church - fnicn .flrrs6me
time has had rid p" astor. .
On F"riday?lcugiilast a delight
ful, reception - .was given . at the
home ; bf - Mr. and - Mrs. G.J W.
Creef," In' honor of. Misses ; Martha
Syk'es and. ClarenePerrybf -Eliza
cott. iChe gueBte were roany, and
indeed it "ras .the most , successfu
affafr of its kind Manteo ' has - seen
-.At a " recent meeting of T;he
Elizabeth City Brick; Co., held in
this city the following officers, were
elected..- J. B.; Blades, president;
L. -' W. ' ' Norman , -vice-president j
Wm. xu. Dunston, . secretary ana
treasurer'' and ,C: J- -Ward, Man
ag'-;The above with T,G, Skin
ner constitute 'the' directors. I
Boarders5 Wanted! r; ;
Will take fou Vriva'te.. board
ers." Good table " and rooms ar-
piy at op xurgess; 4 ieu.
, t-;ern States.
Organization will be Form
! ed on a Very Substantial
New York, Feb. 13. -A i move-
ment to organize educational work
in the United States, especially in
the oonth,' on a scale larger ; than
has ever been . 'attempted vhereto
forey, .has -been gaining strength
Lxapidly inthis city within "ia .;few
.weeks v lt.has' attracted the favor
of a dozen or more men - of great
wealth; among ': them John" D. ;
RockefelIeran"d his- son, who - have"
determinedto'give needed finan
cial support , Already severarmil
ions of dollars are -ready j to ;Jbe
pledged tcrthe great undertaking,
and abundant means will be avail
able 'as sooh as the plans for orga
nization are completed. ' j - , j.'
While' there" have been- frequent
donference of late "regarding the
formed," it' may be several j weeks
Jbefor'e the jnenwhoare busy" with
the plansare ready toj apply for
chares!? -Sjtf ia.a! there Jiag been
substantial agreement, however,
theTplanslndicate the formation, of
av strong central educational board,
which will direct In a general-way
ihe educatfonal tvcrk : to be; per-
formed inanous "states by branch
organizations. . -v - - i
For a-time the efforts. of the or
gamzation will be directed to edu-
cational.worfcinti theuoQuth; but
ater on, -when Southern educa
tional-systems and 1 facilities have
beenbrought up, to a Jugh ; stand
ard, the organization probably will
direct some of its. energies to edu
cational work in Northern ' and
WestertfBtates. KThe organization
is to be formed on such a sjbstan-
tdal basisTthltt it will beA self-per-ptuaSng'4
anwllIBe expected, to
cohtnjMjfconcreae ini powder and
influence long alterihe men who
gixe it a start are dead.
The great educational . organiza'
tionwilLbe in some measure re
sult 6 f ihe investigations made5 "by
the""" Souther rt"Educational r Con
Bral years" men of
means bave " beentih:duedJ,p loin
mr, Xhe- con:erence oyeri plans
ipr, improving euucuuouai iaciiiLie
pfato at such cohferencesthat the
South Syas -too poor? to provide for
i.i : i ; i A I -vt". it L i Tj. i . ia,fti.t- i .
its people pain-wmie . anu.: uiuck.
ds gpdA school Vere needed.
rSe veral, of the Tuen concerned - in
ence 5av6 Jbe'en interestedinj the
.woxkjdonajirider-; the.- upexvisiou
ol.boards of trustees con trolbng
the funds foir education., in the
South' prqvided by the ?iate George
Peabody and John Fox Peabody
' -' ,TEe ' Peabody i education1 fund
was loUnded -by- Mr. Peabody -'in
1867 for-the cause of educationdn
the 'Southern ? and : " Southwestern
states. iJ.it I h
WANCHESE. ; v
Correspdndence of .the Tar Heel.
r, :-? Wanchese Feb. 13.' 1902.-
31r. :Gro verv Riggs - is - acting as
tern'rorarv substitute at the- -,R6a
oke Marshes Light House. -
The fishermenjare"off putting in
heir nets and the fishing season
is now begun. - . .'v .
Mrl Melvin Midgett-and Nevada
inner, of Croatan spent Sunday .
with theirs island - friends. " Their
stay was only too short. - '
-Mr," and : Mi's.'- Thomas " Hardy
Baum, who have been visiting
friends and relatives at this place
have, jeturned -. to. :Jjong bhoals
Ught,HQuse.of which Jtfr. .Baum
is .'Assistant keeper. : They have a
host of friends who will be glad to
welcome them again. - - "
rlVIr.iCarl S. -- Pugh - is; spending
the "week at Hog Island. - . - '
There was a meeting of the offi
cial members-- of . - the Methodist
church Sunday--after the "regular
morning services, -r. The Methodists
sire contemplating-the building ' of
achurch v'.vhich will cost -not - less
than., 53000.00. - - This will: be the
finest ckurch' on the island. " They
are expecting to begin the j work
early in the springs -
The second term at Wanchese
High School began last Monday.
Those, whose names are on the Roll
of Honor for the - month ending
Feb. 6th., are Genie Havman, Pres
ton Daniels, Isaac Davis, . Pratte
Riggs, Doia Taylor, "Roy Davis,
Inez Daniels, Minnie Pigott, Laura
Midge tti Edith Davis," J ulian Bro-
hers and Wesley Johnson. - , t .
The business men of this section
are viewing with interest, the pro-
ect ,as to ;p- the steamboat " servipe
between Elizabeth City . and Hat
teras touching at Roanoke -Island
and other. places ; en'" route. ..This
service has been long needed i and
any attempt to put it through will
be heartily supported by. the mer
chants and --business men of the
island. - -V - '.v.. . . t.
Mrs, Harris Miller who has been
visiting her sister Mrs. K - H.
Riggs, during her illness, has " re-.
turned to her" home at Kennekeet.
Rev. Chas. H. Taylor is at Em
poria, Va., on a business trip. . Mrs.
Taylor will - assist in the school
work during his absence. -. ;
:x We have just learned that-' the
TJ. S. Circuit Court of Appeals - at
Richmond has. decided a very im
portant suit in favor of; the East
Coast ' Cedar . CompanvJ W." . A;
West instituted ' suit r against the
East Coast Cedar Company for
one-third of the northern - half of
the .' McRae" , 'Patent worth . 'some
$25,000 'or : $30,000.-' Mr. -West
brought suit in equity also and ob
tained an injunction' against ' the
East Coast Jedar Company. Both
suits were 2 Jfreard before Judge
Purnell in Uv S. Circuit Court a
Raleigh who decided ' in "favor o
the East ' Coast' Cedar "Company
and dismissed the injunction, -: and
referred the question . of damages
to W M Bond of Edenton who is
to ascertain the amount of damages
sustained by the K C. C Company
by reason of the injunction.. ' These
cases were' both ? appealed to the
V-13. Circuit Court of Appeals " a
Richmond and " the". East . Co as
Cedar Company won them both
last week. " ' - -
. The plaintiff was represented by
Hon. T. I B. Womack, of Raleigh
and the defendant was represented
bv Hon. F. H. JBusbee' and E. F.
l ' - -" ' '
The market report; furnished 4is
by Mr. H. .T..- Greenleaf, ' will 'ap
pear on local page instead' of on
1st page as formerly. ; . -
gidsed;bt defective flue.
Fire Started Between floor
and Ceiiingand Between
- Fire in the Central Hotel, Wed
nesday afternoon at about 4 o'clock
caused a deal "of excitement and
some damage.-: The fire orisrinated ;
from a defective fine in .the ceiling
over the insurance office of L.' L.
Winder - and. soon reached the
third floor through the : walls ' and
between ceiling and v floors. . . The
-steamer was placed to the rear of
Grandy & ; Co's - warehouse near r
the river and a line of hose laid up
Matthews street : to . romaexter. r
Two-lines .were carried into the
building and theffire soon controll-,
ed. Owing to the fact that the .
fire had gotten considerable head
way 'between the walls, necessitat
ed the use of a large quantity of
water. - v
The "stock of Dawes & Co.,
dealers in wines, liquors and cigars
was damaged considerably , by
water as was also the office of L.
EVinder and the branch, store of
the Amazon m Medicine Co.,- all
ocated on the ground floor of the
The occasion was not without a
hnmnroiia side, une mciaem
which greatly amused the onlook
ers was when one of the ; firemen
started to take a stream up a lad-
The ' water was turned on full
force and- two negroes were al
ready on the ladder. Consequently;
the negroes and the stream came
. -. . ---. . . . XV.".
A a n hain rr . Tiuur .... I I in
bottoni of the ladder . and only,,
about - 4 feet from the nozzle
caught the stream in the back,
and immediately, decided to re
treat, which he did!:: The other
negro was near the top arid the
stream, catching him on the spot
where nature designed he - snouia
sit, helped him along wonderfully."
The water tucked itself up under
his coat tails and crawled up his
back-bone like a frenzied snake;
The negro was far from being as
well pleased as were the onlookers.
V. . - . NOTICE .
. I have in hand $20.20 net pro
ceeds, for sale of cypress boards
washed ashore on Hatteras Beah
and sold 23rd. day of ; December
1901, by Wm. H Rollinson. " Com
missioner of Wrecks, for Dist. No
6, Dare' County. ".,."."
r .. Theo. SMeekiks, " ;
' V- : Clerk Superior Court, .
Dare Co. NC.
One truck farm, 147 acres, 60
acres under cultivation, 110 acres
of timber land 47 acres timber and
wood land Situated , in Powells
Point N. . a Convenient to water
All' high land any part or all of
this land can be perchased cheap
and on easy terms. ' - - . -
: 'Apply to Hodges Ml. Gallop,
' . . ' Corolla. N. C.
mch-12-. :" .. - .