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In writing ? an advertisement;'
first arrange" facts' in or mind, in
the- order of their importance.
If you will bo guided b this sini-.
pie rulet even if the ad erfisement'
which you may constr act there- J"
.upon is no masterpiece, it will cer- "
tainly never be, a poor fae. Prin-.
ters' Ink."" ' ' ". j- ?
SkTVICE A YEEK.
With Captain Guard
HENRY AND 61D SNORE.
The Captain Remains on
Shore to Avoid floise-
Geo. Gets a Shad.r V
Aboard Carolina, Feb. 10th 1902.
The pleasantest sail I ever ; had
was with genial" Capt Guard, imy
self as Rear Admiral," H6nry 1 Ba-
per, Commander j Gid Lamb
charge of supplies and "refresh
ments, George and Walter making
up the crew. . ; , -
As "shades of night drewfnigh
we cast anchor in Shallow Bay.
Our two "Isimrdos banged .ftway
butruo duck. George soon return
ed v ith a fine white shad, which
served us a delicious breakfast.
Mining of .11th,- at daylight w.e
weighed anchor, there was a ! thin
sheet of, ice over the 1 ay, ropes
frozen and ice on deck Freight
"packed all oyer the ship J feet high
giving us no chance to display our
skill as first class, sailors before the
mas. Wirid. is fair and gentle so
we are soon in running order!, and
steer lor ivitty i MawK liay out a
iew miles away. Visited the! Jjife
Saving Station, everything i per
fectly clean, and courteous brew.
Landed some stores, on the way out
struck a sheet. Mr; Gid not ; feel
mg wen was excusea Dy tne i com
modore from duty, but Henry and
I hedged her off, Captain ai ,the
helm. ; .
Wind being fair we soon made
Manteo, weather getting colder.
Carefully made our way up the bay
and tied up to the wharf where we
had a most excellent supper. ( Our
Capt visited the Lodge I. 0. O. F.
one of the best in N. C. At f nine
we turned in, first calling the rolL
All present but the Capt. who very
wisely spent the night half, mile
from- the boat as he could not hear
Henry and Gid snobze.Thunder has
to be close by you to make as much
noise as they do when asleep.
12th, Snowed last night, thin
coat of ice on bay. Rollcall and
inspection, ail reported. Dr.-; pro-
nouncea viia mucn improvea and
able for duty, here I learn the ship
and they sail for Hatteras. -; '
Everything looks cheerful at
Manteo, all making preparations
for the Fort Raleigh celebration.
, iusmess good, and large prepara-
" tions for early fishing Signs poin
to -a heavy and -early run of fisK
Mad; a trip over Virginia' Dare
land. After doing up that, board
ed the Maim' Carlos with Capt.
Johnson for home. Cold day wind
deac head, made harbor back o
rqw us jfoint. ixougn sea and
Adm ral not well- Sails' up and off
agai t. 3 p. m.' wind all gone and
a dead calm .above the light' house
saw steamer which proved I to ; be
the Pettit and is" commanded by
the best of all! Captains, Cohoon
who gave us a line; and stowed us
to our Home Sweet Home. j.
. .. . , J. F. E
t Boarders Wanted I
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- Will take four private . board
ers; Good table and rooms ap
ply at 56 Burgess St -f Feb. 25.
An Interesting Document
Mr. N. S. - Burgess : jof Shiloh
brought to the Tar Heel office a
ew daysv since a most interesting
document, being a morning report
of Co. A of the 50th North Carolina
regiment, xt was maae qui in tne
trenches before Petersburg, on the
23rd day of March 1865, fourteen
days before Lee surrendered or on
the first day bf the : last campaign.
t shows 44 privates and 13 officers
both commissioned and f non-com
missioned; many : ol'whom are now
dead, a few only bein alive to-day.
Thos. P. Sivells was; dap tain of ,the
company; N... Biirgess wasorder-
y sargeant and Mr. K. R. Bell, 2nd
We doubt if anv later documents
of this kind arfl in Gxinlenp Tn
case there are; we n'otdd like to
iear of such. Both Mr. SiveUs and
Mr! Bell are worthy citizens of
bur town to-day and hold a high
the people. .
The birthdav suwer eiven bv
Benjamin F. Salomosky to his
friends on Friday evening of
. . . - w .
last week at Hills cale was a very
enjoyable affair , indeed.- " Follow
ing is the menu:
Roast' - Turkey with Cranberry
sance, Celery, " Roast Wild Goose
with apple sauce, Cold ham, Stewe
beef, .French' Fried potatoes', Chick
en Salad, Dressing, Pickles, Wafers,
Crackers, White bread," Cheese,
Apples. Oranges. Bananas; Lemon
jelly, Whipped cream, Cakes, Cof-
The following were present:
Mr.KM.Tapp, with Miss Chari
lotte Cartwright; Mr. J. Claud
Perry with Miss Carrie Mae Cher-
Mr. George Dewey; with Miss
TlTiT, Tmo TU11 Mr .Tnl Sawvpr
with Miss LiUian Brothers and B.
F SaWnnsW with M?s OHva
Scarbourgh, of Berkley. Va.
Mr. mil s ability to nandie an
affair of this kind is unexcelled in
Correspondence of the Tab Heel.
Whales Head Feb, 13
ijoid weatner continues witn us
t""... " " & r , "
rare sight, at present writing the
thermometer registers 29 and the
old Heads predict a . coia snap w
close at hand. -
Hon. S. M. Beasley, of Poplar
Branch, N. C, made a business
trip to our village last week. Mr.
xJeasley is .a . genueman oi ois-
trnguished character and always a
welcome visitor. .
Mr. Z. Harrell," formerly of
Jidenton, j. u., ;Dut now oi
n - --r n i ' t
folk made us a call Thursday last.
The truest of Capt and Mrs H. H.
Gallop. . . - :-.'
. Mr. -"Wm. Brumsey, Supt' of - the
Light House shooting club of this
place leaves for JNortoik to-day
wnere ne wiu remain wme ume at-
tending to important, ousiness. -
. - . . .
: The many friends of Mr. L A,
Pool are glad to welcome ; him
home again' after an absence of
several weeks. ''-
This nas been tne most prosper-
ous season tne dues snoo ters oi this
community nave -x experienced f in
many years. Tilmon Leivark, the!
canvass back king : is reported
to have Jailed 3Ul at. one shot, the
barrel of his crun snapped. Quite
iortunate ior the canvas bacK iam-
ily. This report is not confirmed,
however, 'as the the "writer has not
had a personal interview with Mr.
LewaTk since the big hunt ' .
Devoted to the Industrial Development of Eastern North Carolina.
ELIZABETH CITY, N. a, TUESDAY FEB. 18, 1902.
3 C h e TS : U rge d 1 0 EX"
press Their Views.
METHODS OF INST
And Those " Of 1 Dicipline I
Should be Discussed by
the Teachers. !
Bome little time ago, we sug
gested an educational! column in I
tinis paper, in wmcn matters oi in-
terest pretaining to our schools
" - - 1I
rmgtit be discussed, ana so
our teachers , and all ,in-
terested in the training and in-
struction of our children an oppor-
tumty to express tneir opinion anu
make suggestions. -
It seems that good jwould come
VL 1 w v w
out of it, and all would be benefit-
; "i rr r
U8. acmf K "euujr UJr
. 1 - . i J jw . - ; X f
other study and. compare notes,
.1 . ...fi i n,i: :jh.'-i ll
there are hardly two teachers any-
where that have the
and methods of impar
edge. Some confine themselves tol
the text book alone,- requiring the
pupil to commit to memory tn
lesson, that being recited correctly,
1 J X . ' 11.
ineur W0!K 18 aone Wma
"v ux. WxxM.Vuu jro
P81-11 their own gS gog
outsme wxe uuu.
au tne tne miormauon at nana
concerning the subject of the les
80n- Some insist on globe and map
exercises, while others make a great
J0"11. 01 g utners wnue
i -l -riii.; in : i u
tencuuig jtouuwu eugrapujr wuiuu
alm08t nore Bbysical .Geography
anu worJt conaiuerui niswry
with every lesson.
Perhaps there is a greater dif
ference in opinion as to bow gram
mar should be best taught, and we
see the results sometimes among
the children of the same district
wta attend different schools.
Mow mucn might be written on
the training and education of teach
ers ior particular worx. line seiect-
and ventilation of school rooms,
and many other subjects, each one
pi great importance to tne success-
ful carrying out of school work.
Then too it seems that the young
men ana women in our scnoos
might be interested
some ideas rrom tneir point oi view.
i We know they navethem, and they
joiten use pretty empnauc language
in expressing them. No doubt they
J i 1 ' : A -1 - : .
Jor-icouia ao tis j teacners ,mucn: gooa
add give us some -encouragement
at time; but, how few teachers are
willing to take anyp suggestions or
advice from 'their- pupils. How
majiyteachers ,are.there yhp . would
be wiling to admit ,tneyiwere m
error, ana as paraou oi ciass or
i -it it i i
single pupu, wnen tney nave aone
wrong, ior wiener. re noi, miau-
iKlfa nnil vpftv WT tlmt wa Tia-rol
. e l 1 i. .1
met nave j attained to - perfection,
- . . r - - t -
We would ask the older ; and more
advanced pupiia m our scnoois to
l contribute something occasionally,
tney can as .questions as to ,;tne
solution -of difficult problems in
Arithmetic and Algebia, and they
. are free to . bring ; m any questions
that puzzle them, if i we .cannot
answer tnem we wui try and nnd
some one who will. Teachers too,
have difficult questions ,(we had
them pretty often in our immature
days) that they would Uke help on.
Let them avail themselves of this
column" and send in their questions, j
Only the other day. Borne one asked
us how we would explain the tides
on the opposite side of the earth
from the "moon to an advanced
class in !Geograplryv How would
you explain it. Now and then there
ar bright children in schools who
will not be conten$ unless they get
right down to the Very bottom of
things and woe' unto" the teacher
who cannot nelp.tih&mand put tbem
right for they are the ones to whom
0x6X618 middle ground, they
L, u nj. t,--
we want to bear in mind the teach
er is tne scnool, wnetner among
the pines of Carosina or Uie elms t
ux avi, wuuwiot
m the log school Aouse or in the
.J" TT - .-' i t A v . 1 I
aione , """' , J .r .
, . !
By tne Fire Deptrtment at
On Thursday 'afternoon an . im-
p0rtAnt test was made by the fire
department at themill :of; t-e
Blades Lumber Company. The
h in connection with
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Norfolk and Southern Eailroad
Company, a system of pipes
laid about th Vards. with' fire
, . . . . Th(. .ftr -
8UT)I)Hed bv the Dumi)inff station
I - v
of railroad in ca e of fire
. f, - llfJ tW-5. nftf PTmirll
at the m Us there , is. not enough
force to run the teven plugs locat
ed at the .j Ei test was to
ascertain whether the engine could
be connected with the last plug on
- ; near.,the freiffht office
and pump water in from the, river
and thus helping the regular pump
alon& make enough power! to run
the seven plugs at tbe mill
The only place that the ; depart
ment t water case of
-t frfi;ffht deooL which wouid
Ute the laying of about 1200
feet of hose. By utilizing the iron
pipe all this hose will be saved.
ENGLAND SAVED US.
British Prevented Powers Ousting
United States From Orient.
A new feature in the conduct of
tie pOWers in the Spanishlwar has
become puoiic. iiingiand now
claim8 the credit jof preventing the
move to 0Vt United States
from Orient. It is declared
that on ater tte vattle of
when it waa evident that 'the
the united istates meant a perma-
nent foothold in the Orient aa at-
I twnpt was made to secure the co
fif KflrPnwfirR fnm
jca to abandon the possession
i . '
f ;th philhcpine archinelaffo.
London i8 s-id to have been the
cf the anti-American activity.
The powera taking : the initiative
M- n,,. TrtA ffa iTir,,,!!
fee satisfied with securing the in-
dependence af Cuba; and it is as-
. d5 that British diplomats 'in
Enffland prevented tho tep. It is
I " .
out that , the presence
. - ' ' .
ot ierman warsnips at Manna.
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' the part of .Germany, that
tne p0ers would agree to the pro
Mr. Gaston Crawford, who has
been employed with i Pappen-
dies s market : nas r accepted a
lucrative position in the machine
snop oi tne jretersourg iron jo.,
Petersburg Va. He left yesterday
morning. . Mr. Crawford has many
friends in Elizabeth City who will
miss him exceedingly,
Wiped Out by Disastr
ous Fire. ;
STARTED FROM UMP.
i Section West of Canal To
tally Destroyed -: by the
Flames " :
South MiUs, N. C, Feb. 14. The
gection this town lying on the wes
tern siae 01 tne canai was com
pletely wiped out by fir early this
ine nre was caused Dy tne. ex-
plosion of a lamp, in the home of
Wiley Taylor at" 4 o'clock this
morning and was not under con
trol till nearly nine o'clock.
Among 4. other business places
which were destroyed were : the
following: i - ; ' "
George . Beveridge's residence,
Dr. J. H. Pool's drug store, Jacob's
Block' exc?P Ua residence, Bigg's
fitreet 8 Ccolored)
t T '
liquor saloon. The
P!1 Taylor' hn Taylor and a
I J 1 T A - J 1 J
-W ana. coioreu
were destroyed. ,
The Episcopal clrarch and 'Bev
eridge's large saw, and st mill
with 200 bushels of com were
burned, alio the cotton gin. Fifty
bales of cotton were - badly dam
aged.- ' , . . v. ;
The total loss is estimated at
$40,000. - Insurance in the neigh
borhood of ; $10,000. 3
South Mills is well known as the
Uretna ixreen for runaway couples
aftQ Ultv me more popular.
Many young folks eloped to South
Mills and invariably were made
man and wife. There is a hitch-ing-post
on the outskirts of the
place to vhich all horses would
be hitched while the contracting
parties sought a minister. This
post came to be known as "Lovers'
Post." It is adorned with many
knife carvings of i the ; initials of
those who were married.' .
Correspondence of the Tab Heel.
Snowden, N. C. Feb. 17. 1902.
Un baturday last bnowden was
visited by the heaviest snow storm
of the reason
iuiss r anme uarrets or ixorioif
wb.o has been Vvisi ting1 Miss Laura
t Willey has returned home. 7 j
Miss; Nomie ?Ballance. of
West, and Mrs. Spenc&Aof
Norfolk spent few days fof last
week with Mrs. W. ET,BalIance. of
; Mrs." Blanche Ferebee of Belcross
knont Tuesdav at Snowden. shfl wa
i -. :
the m,st. of Mrs Wwood Snow.
i Mr. Joseph Bell - who is attend
ing school in Elizabeth City spent
Saturday ' and i ounday with ms
mother Mrs. E. A.' Bell of this
'"Mr. P. L. "Northern
to Norfolk Thursday.
, Mr.'. M. Sno wden and 'son Basil
spent, a - few days , in the - village
Mast week. ' '
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" For , a: first-class family news-
paper subscribe to the semi-weekly
Tab Heel, $1.50 year. r :
vxrresponaenc oi tne xak xlskl. . i
iWinfall, Feb. 17-
fliiss Hiioise JNixon leit :nursday I
for Einsron, where she will attend
school. : - m-: . : ;
We regret very much to' have to
announce the death of Mrs. K
Soeiffht whb died very suddenly
at her,Home Tuesday, A. lit . ;f
Mr. Ivey Hurdle one of our Win-
fall boys has f accepted a position
at Major and Loo mis' mill.
Mrs. M. S. Bawlings - left Tues
day for Newberne - to visit her
Mrs. Ann Layden died Tuesday
at ner nome near nere.
,Mr. Chas.BUven of Elizabeth
City was in our litUe .town Thurs-
il ftv nn linsinAsa
mr. j .ueign nas purcnasea
the entire stock of groceries of H.
D. Pendleton and will continue
the business at the same place.
Correspondence of the Tar Heel .
Knott's Island, Feb. 17. 1902
Mrs. Lyda Beasley, the wife of
Wm. Johnson Beasley was buried
Sunday, she was a good woman
and died in the full triumphs of
the Christian faith. In. the death
of this good sister the husband
lost a loving companion, and the
only child, a son, lost a darling
Beubin Waterfield has bought a I
fin -'nnnfiTi-ff nr wa nrp rlft1
" D - O
to know tnat ne is a very success-
ul hunter, Possums, Coons, &c, if I
you want to take care of your jack
ets this cold weather, would advise
you to keep out of this brother's
way, if you do not, in such an hour
as you think not, you will be cap
Prince Henry Apologizes for Germany's
rAnifnft al Unila .
Washington, co. 1 . An im
portant disclosure of the efforts' of i
the Powers to proye which was the
l AI ICilU VX liUO UXTOU K btt W3B 111
the Spanish War develops today
through a letter which, it is xuiderr
stood, has been- sent to Admiral
Dewey from Prince Henry. The
letter expresses the kindest re
gards, and is considered as an
apology from Germany to Admiral
The Prince admits that the Ger
mans made errors at the blockade
of Manila, and that Admiral Dewey
was right in all things.
Admiral Dewey is highly ; grati
fied as the unpleasant relations of
the state made - the situation em
barrasing. He - is now at Palm
Beach, Fla., He will send a rep
resentative to New York. Mrs,
Dewey's health prevents him from
Dr. Gales Favors Postponement
ut. X. if. uates ot Manteo: was
in the city Saturday. Commenting
on the proposed , celebration on
Roanoke' Island . he advocated1 a
posponement of the celebration un
til 1903. "It is practically impos
sible to" hold the celebration dur
ing the approaching summer vWe
could not, in this short time, make
sufficient preparations to entertain
the; great crowds which would
necessarily visit us. " Next year
would give : us ample -time and we
would entertain any" size celebra-
uon in a manner" becominsr four-
selves, and Creditable to the State."'
the doctor added. 1 " ' s "
: No Bigger Mistake. I-
'"""J a bigger misC:
take made by any merchant
a- point where he could do without '
advertismg. He may not te&UzQ -
ibutwhemtbtops the more enter-
prising merchant is gradually tak-
ing his business from him.-ack
sonyille (Fla.) Metropolis.
TWICE A WEEK,
xo jlhb XiDiroE uf The Tab Hfit
Dear sir: -CanVou allow 8na
m your valuable paper to a mem
kber of the life Saving Service, one
who has served for th naf
tv-four 7 and for the last tw
enty-two years as keeper and has
had during that time the privUege
I . . il y ...
oi BaTing ine nves oi tne crews of
some twenty-five vessels Mn
wrecked on the coast of North
Carolina from Cape Hatteras to
The 4f e savers have always en
gaged in fishing to some extent,
out never to interfere with th
U, duties haTe made -
considerable eitra money in this
niannerl; Some person reported to
the department that the life savers
?' . ...
were neglecting their duties to
further their own interests.
The, members of the life saving
service are paid $650 a year and
keepers $900 and it seems to us that
when fish are numerous nearby and
the men can make a little extra
I money i by taking them' it seems
unjust to present them from fish
ing. The service costs the govern
i ment a million dollars a year and
i saves to this country seven million
annually. During the last five
days fish have been very plentiful
along the shore and from ten 'to
fifteen whales have been in. sight
at a time and no doubt we- could
have landed several which would
have brought us much sport and
profit In justice we ask that
Senator : Tilman of North Carolina
introduce a mil allowing the life
I ; i -1. J t IV. -- l 1.
savers mj iisu unu tup uieir cutcn-
M. B. L,
Elizabeth City, N. C.
Official wholesale quotations" as
furnished by H. T. Greenleaf Jr.
Broker & Distributing Agent
LOW Middling IV,.
HAT, GBAUT, ECT.
Com Market quiet; From Store. N. 2 mixed
corn. No. 2 white corn 78c.
Hay From store; No. 1 timothy 18.60 Special
Oats Mixed ho. 2 from store 62c. White No. 2,
from, store. Special price on car lots. -
Feed oorn hominy 1.55 .
SiillFetjO. Bran from store per ton SMtt
Middlings from store per. ton. 80.00
Shorts from store per ton 80.00
Rice Head 6.1-2 No. 1 3.3-4c Rice Bran
1&00 per Ton. ' T
: 'I : COTOTBT PEODUCE. '
Ponltrys live, steady; chickens, old hens.
large & fat 20c and 25c
Eggs Weak 18 to 2oc per doi.
Batter Good Country. 20c lb.
Country Hams Firm; Good North Carolina
at 12.1-2 per lb. ' , .
Onions at 4.00 to iJSO per bag.
Potatoes New sweets, Hayman at UW per .
bbl Yellow at 125 : "
Irish 35 to 2 JO per bag
Tomatoes None being received. '-' ,
Cabbages at 10 to 1.75 per bbl
I Apples at 40per bbl toe northern
Lemona a.50 to 3.75 per box.
Cocoannt 100 to bag at 8.00 to 8.90
Oranges Florida, 8.00 per box.
Bananas 75c to liflO.
FBESH FISH AND OYSTKBS.
Oysters Selects 1.20 medium iw stas wper .
gallon No fish to qnote.
" 'i' HIDES.
Hides weak. Dry Flint 11, dry sa , ary
damaged 5 to 7, green salt 6 green ; -6c
dry calf 9c. . -
. GBOCEBIES. ,;.
Flour '-Best Patent at 4.25 to 180 Straight
Meal Bolted Meal, 100 pounsro saci
TTn-Boltrtd Meal. lOOpounds to gaclc 1.4.
Cheese Flats, full cream 11 to 12c lb., -
Batter Fxtra 60 lbs to tubs at 24 to ax
Extra lib prints at 29c. - .
- PKOVISIONS. ' -
Bulk Meat Market Higher ; w asry. xw.t
bellies at 9,7-8 to lo Western light weignt
T at lo to lol-i
Pork Plates at 8,3-4 - -
Picnic Hams at 8,3-4 v.Jt .
Ham Piti New at 17.24 to 17.40
Mess Pork New at . ' . .
Ham . sugar cured at 13 to 14 , .
ahA a r .u to 9
Lard pore in tierces at iom to u lb ttns
iHdoiniatedat4,85 TeHoWa U-2