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The Wilson Advance.
WILSON. N. C - - June 4, lSji.
Wait 1" r the 17th.
uik' 1 7 tH will be a reel letter day
iu Wilson's history.
Mr. AK x On. ills has bought a lot
.uul will buiKl a house on l'ark Ae
nue. AdiiUlot Mr. Josioh Atkinson,
near Hovette. elicil Sunday morning.
It was about one year old.
Rev. Ir. Latterty will deliver his
rare leeture "Luck and l'luck" in
Wilsn, Friday nijlit, June 12th.
! On Friday ( to-morrow ) Mr. V. H.
Blount will present the nu-dals to the
students of New Heme Collegiate In-
! Our youni; friend. Chas. R. Alley,
in the eniplov of the Norfolk cv Wes
tern Railway Co., is now located at
Lambert's I'oint, Va.
Come to Wilson on the 17th, inst.,
see our beautiful town, enjoy a jjood
i dinner, and he-ar the matchless orator
i and statesman, Senator M. W. Ran
Mr I. 1 1. Hill, of the Toisnot see-.
" tion, was in to see us on Monday.
IT 1 . .
He says wlieat is tine. 1 le nas some
heads 7 inches Ion- , and it is tilling
Mr. Amos Hays, of Iilack Creek,
I called t see us on Monday. All
crops are In.. kin- well. He says the
rains washed the lands some, but did
j ui 1 sei i us damage.
We have it on -coil authority that
tl... milk of the Kmlv Lumber Lorn-
pany will be moved from Kenly to
tireenvilh1. This will be a big blow
t.) our prosperous neighbor, as the
pay roll of the Company amounts to j
over $joo weekly, l.recnviiie nas
Sei ices will be held in the Pies-
bvtei ian church, corner of Nash and
a ksoii streets, on Sunday the 7th
"iaM.. be the pastor, Rev. A. H.
.Mi Ain. in the morning, at ii a. in.,
and at night at S p. 111. Seats free.
The public are cordially invited to
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attend all services m tins cnuicn. j
The Commencement exercises of
Mt. Olive High School takes place
. 'ft 11 . :n 1 1 e.
tn-cl.iv. 1 ne aimiess win oe oeiiver-t-d
at i o'clock by Hon. E. W.
rrr, of Clinton. After the concert
to -lii-ht Hie meiiais win ne pieseiueis
, i ii "iii i
by Mr. W . II. I.loiint, ol tins place, j
The talented editor ot the Coldslioro
Ai' Mis., os. E. Robinson, delivered
address before the Henry
.herd Literary Society last nk
1 Messrs. A. N. Oaniels J. J. Privett, '
1 1. I. Atkuist m and Rev. H. W. Bat
frle. were iii Tarboro last Sunday.
Rev. II. . Battle preached morii-
unl ni-'ht. It was intended to
to dedicate the new church, but on
Jaccount ot the untimely death of .Mr.
t ). I . l airar, who i mill nie e nurcn. a
'small debt remained unpaid, and ac
cording to Baptist usage, it could not
!be dedicated unlil this amount was
A collection, amounting
was taken up leaving
church out ot tk
! U .nit Ti n M i 1 1 ion I'on iiN
Wilson, N. C sold two million
ds ol tobacco from September
s.jo, to April i St j i , and ex-
it-cts to sell four times as much next
jiseastn. Ed. Pace, the place, and
M i . . i ... :. t : a.
ipaoeis aie woikui- 'oi ii. iieu
Jinond Southern Tobacconist.
N. . alalouni'. ,
The Catalogue ot the University
of North Carolina shows an excellent
i intellectual bill of fare offered to the
va mil' men of the coutrv.
The University is well equipped in
i books and apparatus for instruction,
I and h is a full corns ot nrotessors.
I The Law School and the Medical
1 School are flourishing. There were
f (7 matriculates. We note that Pres
' l lent Battle has resigned in or to ex
cept the Chair of History, recently
established. His successor is shortly
I to be elected.
Prof. Holmes' department is also
to be provided for as he has accepted
- uie office ol State ( jeolomst.
J I'lavin.i; I Sail.
The grounds are in excellent con
dition and the boys are daily practi
j i ing. They are doing some good
j preliminary work. The game is
'good, healthy exercise and should
'he encouraged. Recently in a ser-
moil the Rev. Dudley Rhodes, of
( "incinnatti, said :
"Baseball is the most beautiful ex
e: vise a man can take, provided it is
t .ken morally.
Baseball is th
noblest hei-dit of
We have been told that there are
i.imons in stones and running
b. oks ; so there is, too, in baseball.
Baseball has w ithin it the best ele-
i,i -ills of the old Roman and Greek
; aiMetic games. ;
; l'he Christian ( lunch and the pul-
j i l cannot afford to ignore this game,
, v. a,, h is rising to the dignity of a
fiii'anial sport, and drawing all the
y , mo men and children in the land
i'.vt-rv loil v tin.
The Board of Commissioners held
a M-cting Monday night.
1 he ordinance requiring cattle to
bi kept of) of the streets was passed,
Mill be seen from notice published
i a here.
l lie sum of $.jo was appropriated
tli Committee of arrangements for
j t!i celebration here on the 17th inst.
j A summer uniform, not to cost
j -1 25, was voted the police.
' 1 in- electric light and water works
c ; lion was discussed at length. It
v. decided to hld a special meet
in 1, t Monday night, the iSlh, to
tl de the matte r. All citizens of the
tt.v.ii who feel an interest in this mat-
t r, are earnestly mim-sted to meet
v t!, die Commissioners and lay be-
uiem any sugge stion they may
ii; wise and worthy of considera-
W-make this prediction : Some
1 ih n is going to be done.
j And the Advance proposes to tell
' - all about it !
I S- e our Summe r Ceats and Vests,
1 uung Bros.
I'kkti i;vi 1. v I'i;kmn.i ,
Mrs. C. B. Aycock is in town.
Mr. Herman Weil, of Goldsboro,
is in town.
Miss Alice Barnes is at home from
Prot. E. B. Phillips called to see
Mr. W. R. Henry left yesterday
Miss Marie O'Neil spent Sunday
in ( ioldsb ro.
Mrs. W. B. Hill is visiting friends
in Petersburg, Va.
Miss Kmma Greenwood is visitiug
Mrs. W. K. Fanner.
Mr. W. C. Taylor, of Whitakers,
was in tow n yesterday.
Miss Lizzie Redding, of Greenville,
is visiting friends in town.
Miss Ida Wiggins, of Saratoga,
was in town last night.
Mr. J. T. Morgan, of Nashville,
was in town Wednesday.
Mr. E. O. McGowan, of Green
ville, w as in town last w eek.
V. W. Han-rave. Esq., of Tar-
boro, was in tow n yesterday.
Mr. Wallace Batchelor, of Nash
ville, was in town yesterday.
Mrs. E. (). McGowan, of Green
ville, is visiting relatives lu re.
Mr. T. B. Taylor, of Rocky
Mount, was in town yesterday.
Mr. R. L. Alley, of Washington
Uty, is in town lor a lew uas resi.
Misses Ell Green and Nan Branch
are visiting friends in Rocky Mount.
Miss Nannie King, of Greenville, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. S. C. Wells.
Mr. Isaac Oettinger, of New York,
is visiting Messrs. j. & I). Oettinger.
Messrs. Will and Preston Brooks,
of Black Creek, were in town this
Col. I). Worthington, of Rocky
Mount, was here yesterday, attend-
5 ing court.
Miss Bettie Wells has returned
from an extended visit to friends in
Misses Hattie and Birdie Rund,
of New York
ire visiting Mrs. A.
. . -ti
Miss Mattie Harrison returned last
niidit from Charlotte, where she has
been at school.
Miss Nettie Ellis, of Saratoga, was
in town yesterday and attended the
concert last night.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Carter left
Monday for Washington City and
other places of interest.
Stephen F. lane, I.sq., the popu
jar and t.fncjt.nt Clerk of Nash Supe
rior Court, is m town
Dr. II. O. Hyatt,
of Kmstoii, is
is prepared to
at the hotel. He-
treat all diseases ol the eye.
Mrs. Riggsbee, of Durham, who
has been visiting her daughte r, Mrs.
E. L. Middle-ton, has returned home.
Miss Jennie Battle, who has been
visiting her brother, Rev. H. W. Bat
tle, has returned to her home in New
Dr. Geo. L. Kirby and wife, of
Goldsboro, were in tow n last Satur
day the guests of Mayor Geo. I).
Howell Whitehead and Ashe"
Hines returned last Friday from
Warrenton whe re they have been at
tending Mr. Bronson's School.
Misses Cora, Hattie and Minnie
Applewhite, and Annie Lane, of
Stantoiisburg, were in town last
night, the guets of Mrs. J. D. Farrior.
Mrs. P. E. Bunn left Monday for
Washington City, her future home.
En-route she will stop at Murfrees
boro, ts take in the Commencement.
Among the lawyers present at this
term of Court we notice Messrs. B.
H. Bunn, Jacob Battle and J. A.
Farmer, of Rocky Mount, B. F. Tay
lor, of Nashville, C. B. Aycock, of
Tli- Town ( oiiiiiiissioiK'i.s in S--iin.
The Town Commissioners met in
the Mayor's office Monday morning
to organize for the coming year.
There were present : 1 1. M. Warren,
E. Barnes, Jr., J.J. Gay, J. Y. Moore
andj. R. Raw-Is. Justice Lancaster
administered the oath of office quali
fying them for their duties. E.
Barnes, Jr., was elected Chairman of
Geo. D. Green was re-elected
Mayor by a unanimous vote.
J. R. Moore was re-elected Clerk
S. A. Woodard was elected Tow n
Chief of Police, D. P. Christman.
Assistants, J. A. Privett, J. L. Mayo
and J. H. Marshbourne.
Lamplighter, K. P. Saunders.
Tax Collector, A.J. Simms.
This is Mayor Green's fourth term.
He is a model officer. The tow n's
affairs will always be safe in such
Mr. Woodard, the Town Attorney
is one of the brightest members of the
profe ssion in this part of North Caro
lina. He possesses ability, brains
and is versed in practice.
Ot the police force it is unnecessa
ry to say one w eird of praise. The
people of Wilson know we have the
best and most efficient corps in the
State. Brave, vigilant and ever
courteous they deserved the compli
ment of a re-election.
Mayor Green and gentlemen, the
APVANCK salutes you !
Whether on pleasure bent or busi-
j IUSS- should take on every trip a bot
tl of Svrun of Fiis as it acts most
pleasantly and effectually on the kid
neys, liver and bowels, preventing
fevers, headaches and other forms of
sickness. For sale in 50c and $1.00
bottles by all leading druggists.
Cdoves tor ladies and gents at cost
in samples this week, Young Bros.
Ladies' Scarfs at cost, Young Bros.
A RED-LETTER DAY,
IN THK 111STOKV OK Ol It I.OVKLV
I-rt Kveryhoily Cuiiir to Wilson on June
l.tli.iiuil Knjiiy the Oriainl Celebration
K.vf rythiiiK to be in l ine Style Tat riot
ism Without riatitiuleM to le Ieilt Out
l-y lteli-Jitliil Speakers-Tile Olil Touii
W ill Celebrate the I' n cili "K of t lie Mon-
Sound tlie liew-as !
' l'lay the pattle-toii"; !
Let the- jaw- luiie jingle !
Fur this is Wilson's i-ala day !
Wednesday, June 17th !
That's the clay you are cordially
invited to come to Wilson.
For on that day the town is going
to put on holiday attire and entertain
its guests. Tell your neighbor about
it and tell him to come.
Some of the attractions are:
An address by Hon. M. W. Ran
som, w ho can break up the hidden
depths and bring the tears, unwilling
prisoners, to all eyes. He is essen
tially an orator; and no less a states
man, and an honored son of North
A grand military parade. Among
the Companies who will participate
the follow ing have signified their in
tention to be present: The Wil
mington Light Infantry, the Sampson
County R'fles, the Rocky .Mount
Light Infantry, the Goldsboro Rifles,
and the Wilson Light Infantry. The
Wilson hire Company, Old Veter
ans, Sons of Veterans and citizens
w ill participate in the parade.
Col. Samuel Hodges will be Chief
Marshal of the occasion.
W. C. Jones, Colonel of the 2nd
Regiment, and his staff will be pres
ent. The 2nd Regiment Band, 24
pieces, will make music for the occa
sion. And the citizens of Wilson will
give a warm, cordial welcome to all
w ho come.
The programme w ill be announced
Sujit rinr Court.
Court convened here Morday
morning at 10 o'clock, Judge Spier
Whitaker presiding. The following
Grand Jury was draw n, qualified and
sworn in :
II. W. Privett, Foreman; W. II.
Dixon, H. II. Love, 1). A. Yelver
ton, S. V. Tyson, J. B. Barne s, W.
J. T. Belaud, Stephen Pecle, J. T.
Williamson, Isaac Davis, E. I). Cole
man, C. V. Pettwav, G. M. Smith,
W. G. Sharp, J. P.' Lamm, Rufus
Renfrow, Simon Barnes, Jr., Amos
Judge Whitaker, charged the jury
in his characteristic way.
The petit jury was drawn, enipan
nclled and the State docket taken up.
Up to Wednesday night the fol
lowing cases had be en disposed ot :
State vs. J. I). Williams, oft.
State vs. Elisha Woodard, not
State vs. Harriett Griffin, F. ex A.,
State vs. Peyton Jones and Milley
Pow ell, F. tS: A., guilty : judgme nt,
fine ot live cents and costs.
State vs. Ben Dew and Granville
Home, nol pros with leave.
State vs. Josiah Lamm and Celia
Haw ley, F. cv A., guilty; judgment,
tine five cents and costs.
State vs. Gray Boyette, Thomas
Watson, Harris Davis and Bryant
Lamm, guilty: judgment, verdict set
aside as to Lamm, other detentlants
pay a fine of five cents and
i of cost I
State vs. Caesar Wooten, contin
ued. State vs. Ed Lamm and Augustus
State vs. C. A. Young, obstructing
road ; not guilty.
State vs. Preston Brooks; enticing
a servant : not guilty.
State vs. Joshua Pridgen ; pleads
guilty ; fined five cents and cost.
State vs. Ben Dew and Raiford
Dew ; judgment absolute.
State vs. Henry Edmondson ; as
sault; pleads guilty ; fined $25 and
State vs. P. K. Kidder; pleads
guilty : fined five cents and costs.
State vs. A. T. Smith ; pleads
guilty ; lined five ce nts and costs.
State vs. Dock Baker; continued.
State vs. W. B. Weaver; not
State vs. Philmore Bottoms and
jcorge H. Morris; affray; guilty.
State vs. Mack I larrison ; assault
with deadly weapon ; pleads guilty;
fined five cents and costs.
State vs. Jesse Taylor ; cruelty to
State vs. Arch Finch ; cruelty to
animals pleads guilty ; fined five
cents and costs.
Yesterday the two boys Geo. II.
Morris and Philmore Bottoms, who
shot at the house of Albert Lamm,
were called into court and sentenced
to 30 days in jail and to pay z of
Jesse A' Taylor, found guilty ol
cruelty to animals, w as fined 5 cents
State vs. M. T. Langley, selling
liquor on Sunday, (two cases) con
tinued. The criminal and civil dockets
w ere finished yesterday evening and
Judge Whitaker discharged all ju
rors. The Grand Jury will finish its
work and probably be discharged to
day. Judge Whitaker is business
from the time he w alks in a court
room on Monday morning until the
jurors are discharged. He is en
larging the favorable impression his
first appearance created upon Wilson
Dr. II. O. Hyatt, of Kinston, will
be in Wilson from June 1st to the
14th, for the purpose of treating per
sons suffering w ith eye troubles. He
is an experienced oculist and has had
practical work enough to familiarize
him with the many diseases of the
eye and their cure. If your eyes are
troubling'you you should see him
and have them examined.
are offering bargains in
Goods this week, Young
'isit Young Bros, w hen you visit
Ol J'roi'. Warren's Kxeellent 1 list it at ion,
Wilson Colleiriate Institute.
The girls are free !
For ten months the pupils of Wil
son Collegiate Institute have worked
faithfully. They have studied assid
ouously. The winding- up was a grand
success. The finale last night was a
magnificent triumph. The young
ladies are glad it is all over. Now
they can take a deserved rest, and
enjoy a w ell earned vacation.
The Advance hopes every pupil
of the school w ill enjoy a pleasant va
cation. The programme for Tuesday night
led off with the Celebrated March
From Iraust (Gounnod) rendered by
Misses N. Harrison, J. Gay, S.
Blount and I. Deans. This was fol
lowed by a chorus "On the Sea"
Little Tycoon) by the class, w hich
was heartily applauded.
Era Diovolo, Overture, (C. Czer
ny) by Misses I. Warren, A. Moore,
Z. Winstead, B. Harris, A. Simpson
and A. Norris, immediately preced
ed an instrumental solo, Last Idea
of Weber, (H. Cramer) exceptionally
well rendered by Miss B. Harris.
Then came the feature of the even
ing, for which the above was the pre
face and for w hich the chapel full of
people were eagerly awaiting, the
address by Walter R. Henry, Esq.,
of Henderson, N. C.
We had heard much of Vance
County's talented son and read more;
yet we w ere not prepared for what
he gave us.
He was introduced by Mr. J. E.
Woodard in a few appropriate;
words, expressing his pleasure in
being able to present such a MAN to
this people. On the rostrum were
seated Judge Spier Whitaker, Drs.
A. Anderson, C. E. Moore, N. An
derson, Col. J. F. Bruton, Rev. II.
W. Battle, Rev. Jno N. Cole,
Messrs. Jacob Battle, W. II. Blount,
F. A. Woodard. G. W. Blount, C. F.
Wilson and Prof. E. L. Middleton.
Mr. Henry's address was in manu
script, which he used freely. But he
was not confined entirely to it. His
theme was woman and it is not say
ing too much to say he did it full and
ample justice. It was a magnificent
panegyric to the worth and influence
of the sex. As an historical produc
tion it was very valuable. He traced
through all the past the course of
woman's influence and deeds. He
showed how they had ruled the
world. Such tremendous research
evidenceel the scholar and patient
student. It ev idence d hours of pain
ful labor. It breathed the smoke of
the mill night lamp. And through it
all there breathed the soul of a
chivalrous, courtly, southern gentle
man, afire with love and esteem and
high regard for man's better half,
God's last and best gift to man. No
synopsis ot Mi. Henry's address can
do it justice. We attempt none. We
are sure we cannot praise' it loo
highly, nor can we grow extravagant
in hearty commendation of it. Mr.
Henry, i first, a brilliant man ; sec
ond, a ripe orator; third, a thoughtful
student ; fourth, a polished, christian
Will his address lo good?
Ye s !
Every man and woman w ho heard
it has a higher conception of the
duty, the responsibility, and the in
fluences of lite. His sentences, spark
ling gems, were gathered up and
stored away in memory's closet. The
address made a profound impression
upon Wilson people-.
Mr. Henry was the recipient of
three handsome boquets of roses
from Wilson ladies, as evidencing
their appreciation of his magnificent
oration. Through some mistake they
w ere not publicly presented.
At the conclusion of the address
Misses A. Moore, B. Harris, S. Gay
and I. Batts rendered an ovcrature,
Ouartette, Homage a Verdi, ( Duroe)
and the audience was dismissed,
Last night at an early hour every
seat in the spacious chape l was occu
pied.. At .:ir, standing room was
at a premium. The gallery and w in
dows were crowded with patrons
and friends of the Institute to hear
the annual concert. It was a good-
natured audience and, considerin
the intense heat, well-behaved.
The follow ing programme was pre
March aus den R11i1v.11 von Athcii
llieetliovcn) Miss Lillie- Warren.
Chorus, Sec Saw, (Crowe)
Dim, Turkische-r Marsch.(L. van lice-
tlnive-ii) Misses 15. Harris, J. (lay.
1 no, dalop, (Stre-abboji) Misses 1-..
Roval, R. Gold, K. Anderson.
I'hu-tt, Leo March, (Well-man) Misses
J. 1'ortc-r, A. barncs.
Chorus, When Love is Young (Krmi
nie) bv the class.
Trio, Mocking Kircl, (.Hoffman) Misses
S. Gay. '.. Winstead.
Vocal Solo, In the Chimney Corner,
(Cow e n) Miss A Barnes,
Ouartette, Prima Donna Waltz, (J. A.
Fowler) Misses I.. Warren 15. Deans, 1.
1 K-ans, A. Itarnes.
Sextette, La Californieiinie, (Henri
He-rz) Misses Stanton, S. Ladles, A.
Moore, A. Men lis, A. Simpson, N. Ilar-
Vocal Due tt, Land Ahoy. (Shelley)
Misse s Mattie and l'.tta Tayl u.
Trio, Leiretta. (S M 111. Misses K. Mass,
G. Stanton, M 1'ortc-r.
1 hiett, Lucia de- Lamiiierini ior,(Ge-te)
Misses I and 15 1 leans.
Principal's re port.
Presentation of Diplomas bv Re-v H
( verluie, (l lotoii) Misses J Gay A
Simpson, A Norris, M Hariiss.M Porter
Vocal Duett, Come- Silve-r Moon,
(While) Misses A Mann s, K Matts,
I no. Overture, Marnier uc Scxilla ele
Rossini, 'Ce-niv) Misses S Minimi, N
Harrison, A Simpson,
Duett, Visions of Rest, (F T Maker)
Misses S Porter. 1 Deans,
OnarleUe, Rosemary Waltes, (J A
KouK-rl Misses A Mobre, S Kajile-s, K
I'.ass, ( i Stanti in.
Vocal Solo, Just Down the Lane,
(Maniesl Miss A Simpson
Oliarte-tte-, Syillphoiiie I , ( P.ee-thi e-lll
Misses J Gay. A Moore, A Norris, 1
Duo, Martha, (Alberti Op 20) Misses
S Gay, 1 Matts
There were thre e pieces, in addition
to the abov e, on tlie programme, cut"
on account of the threate iu-d storm
The report of the President was
meist encouraging. During last ses
sion 104 pupils were enrolled. The
Institute is gradually extending its
field. It is growing. It substantiates
its claim of honest, thorough work.
It has stood the test and fouml to be
the equal of any Female College in
the State. Our people arc gk d to
know n they have such an institution
here. I hey are proud of it. They
congratulate Prof. Warren. The Ad
vance does so most heartily.
Miss Lillie Gay, who supervised
the Concert, and to w hose untiring
labors is due the success attained last
evening, has had charge of the music
department for the past several years.
The cleft skill exhibited by her pupils
reflect much credit upon her. She
may w ell be proud, of them, and they
may feel proud to have had such a
teacher. The next session opens the
first Monday in September.
It was almost a flood. Such a rain
as fell in Wilson and Nash counties
Tuesday night of last week was
never known before. And then all
day Wednesday and Wednesday
night the flood poured down. All
the .streams in this county were flood
ed with water. It rose above the
banks. It took to the fields. It
spread out over corn and cotton
crops with amiable impartiality. The
lands of the just and unjust were
equally covered. Nobody was slight
ed. On the torrents relentless bosom,
turbulently tossed, w recks of bridges,
mill dams, mill houses, plank and rail
fences fitfully floated. About ten
o'clock Thursday morning the bridge
across Contentnea Creek at Wiggins
Mill was floated away. In the mill
house the w ater was three feet deep.
Many Wilson people visited the
scene to .see the water higher at this
point than in the memory ol the old
est inhabitant. Mr. J. T. Wiggins
stood anxiously around watching his
property. The crisis passed, the
house was left standing, and he went
his way rejoicing. Every bridge
across the the stream was impassable
on Saturday and Sunday. Much
damage has been done in Wilson
county. It will cost nearly $2,000 to
repair the damage to the bridges.
The one at Wiggin's mill will cost at
least $1 ,000.
At Rocky Mount on Thursday the
river was three miles wide. Mr. W.
D. Stokes, of Battleboro, told us
that the water was two inches above
the high water mark of iS87,and
that was the highest since 1840. In
30 hours from 6 o'clock Tuesday
evening of last w eek the river rose 15
Mr. Eli Sasser has a mill in Wayne
county. He had only an ordinary
head of water. After the rain the
pond began to rise. He opened the
gates. It continued to rise. He
knocked out the bulk heads under
the mill house. But iteliel no good.
In twe nty minutes the water had run
over the dam and floated his mill
house down the creek. It was a to
tal w reck.
M A KIM i:i.
In Saratoga Wednesday night ot
last week Mr. John Strickland to
Miss Ella Owens, Eld. Thos. Moore
officiating. The happy couple arc
two of Saratoga's popular young peo
ple and have hosts of sincere well
At the residence of the bride's
father in in this place yesterday at
1:30 o'clock Miss Cora, the lovely
and accomplished daughter of Mr F
M Winstead was married to Capt.
Will Abell, the popular "Short Cut"
Conductor, Rev. II W Battle officia
ting The couple left on the after
noon train for Smithiield where the
groom's fathe r tendered them a re
ception last night They leave Sat
urday for a Northern bridal trip
Last Friday afternoon Mr W M
Carter to Miss Hennie Green, both of
this place- The bride is the oldest
daughter of Wilson's popular Mayor,
George I) Green, and is a young la
dy of culture and genuine worth Ot
a sweet, confiding disposition she has
here, w here she is best known, a large
circle of friends The groom is a na
th e Virginian and is an experienced
tobacco broker Coming here at the
opening of the market he has been
no small factor in building up Wil
son's reputation Hewon the com
plete confidence and esteem of our
people, and enjoys their warm friend
ship Shrewel, energetic and enter-
1 -rising he commands success lie is
to be congratulated upon winnins.
such a lovely bride, and the Advanct-:
w ishes them a bright and happy fuC
At his home near Toisnot last Fri
day morning, Mr. John Dawes. He
was ;2 years old the oldest citizen,
perhaps, of Wilson county, the
father of a beloved family and was
esteemed by his neighbors.
See our line of White Goods from
6 to 35C1S. per yard, Young Bros.
Suits from 1. 50 to 15.00, Young
Silk Mitts at cost, Young Bros.
It Is that impurity iu the blood, which, ac
cumulating in tlie glands of the iif-ck, pro
duces unsightly lumps or swellings; which
causes painful miming sores on tlie arms,
logs, or feet; which developes ulcers in the
eyes, ears, or mtso, often causing blindness or
deafness; which is the origin of pimples, can
cerous growths, or the many other manifesta
tions usually ascribed t "humors;" which,
fastening upon tlie lungs, causes consumption
and death, lieingtlio most am-ient, it is the
most general of all diseases or affections, for
very few persons are entirely free from iU.
By talcing ITiors Sarsaparilla, which, by
the remarkable cures it bas accomplished
often when other medicines haves failed, has
proven itself to be a potent and peculiar
medicine for this disease. Some of these
cures arc really wonderful. If you suffer from
scrofula, be sure to try Hood's Sarsaparilla,
- My daughter Mary was afflicted with scrof
ulous sore neck from the tiineshe was 22months
old till she became six years of age. Lump
formed in her neck, and one of them after
growing to the size of a pigeon's egg, liecanie
a running sore for over three years. Wo gave
her Hood's Sarsaparilla, when the lump and
all indications of scrofula entirely dis
appeared, and now she seems to lie a be-althy
child." J. S. Caeltle, Js'aurlght, X. J.
N. B. Be sure to get only
Soldbyalldrupgists. 1; six forf.l. Prepared only
C. I. HOOD A CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Uu.
100 Doses Ono Dollar
When a married man buttons his
suspenders on eight-penny nails it is
sure evidence that he has been disap
pointed in love, or in marriage.
If you decide, from what you have
heard or read, that you will take
Hood's Sarsaparilla, do not be induc
ed to buy any substitute instead.
HOME IT K.Ms.
When in need of anything in
wearing apparel, either for ladies,
gentlemen or children go to E. R.
See Weaver iS: Clark for Tobacco
Flues at greatly reduced prices.
Now about Clothing. We have
had a nice trade in this line this
spring, but still can give you what
you want. We are offering some
rare bargains for the cash in order to
close out certain lines. The nicest
line of summer Coats and Vests in
town at E. R. (jay's.
All silk Grenadines 75cis, Si and
Si. 50 per yard at E. R. Gay's.
Reductions in Dress Goods at E.
Mowing Machines. We have
just received a car load of the cele
brated Walter A. Wood Mowing
Machines and Horse Rakes w hich
w e w ill sell cheap. Write us for cir
cular and price. F. S. Royster ci
Co., Tarboro, N. C.
The most complete line of summer
Underwear, in silk finish and French
balbriggan, etc. at E. R. Gay's.
Ifyouwant a nice Hammock go to
Slippers ! Slippers ! ! Slippers ! ! !
Gloves all kinds at cost, Young
Boys Suits $1.25 at Young Bros.
Percales iocts at Young Bros.
We have open on our counters this
week a full line of Notions in sam
ples that we are selling at cost.
1 oung Bros.
Don't fail to see our Fans this
week. Young Bros.
A big line of sample Handker
chiefs at cost Young Bros.
A big line of Ladies Scarfs at cost
We can safe you money this week
by looking at our Samples, Young
Another lot of Slippers just re
ceived at Young Bros.
See our Shirts at cost, Young Bros.
If you want a Bargain go to Young
Bios, this week.
Parasols at cost, Young Bros.
Handkerchiefs at cost, Young
Don't fail to look at our line ot
Samples this w eek, Young Bros.
We are offering bargains in White
Goods, Young Bros.
Suspenders all kinds ot cost. Young
We are offering bargains in Slip
pers this week at Young Bros.
Don't fail to se e our line of Notion
samples this w eek, Young Bros.
Fans in profusion at Young Bros.
We have reduced prices on Sum
mer Clothing, come and get a suit be
fore its picked over. Young Bros.
White Counterpaines and Table
Cloths at cost, Young Bros.
Our White Dresses at cost this
week, Young Bros.
See our Dress Goods to-day
Ladies, gents anil childrens He-scat
cost in samples Young Bros.
Ladies and gents Underwear at
cast in samples at Young Bros.
Corsets at cost, Young Bros.
Seersucker Coats and Vest $1.00,
Pants for 50CLS, Young Bros.
Dress Goods all kinds at Young
Straw Hats sets each at
One thousand Straw Hats to be
sold at Young Bros.
Another line of Slippers just open
ed at Young Bros.
(io to Young Bns. and get your
Look at our Ladies' Hose, Young
See our Gents Socks, Young Bros.
Fans all kinds and shapes at
Don't fail to see our Clothing Be
fore you Buy, Young Bros.
Straw Hats at your own juice at
Ladies Silk Mitts at Cost, Young
Straw I lats go to Young Bros.
Shirts of all descriptions, negligee's,
piejuc, percale, full dress, cic., all
prices at K. R. Gay's.
TOT ICE !
At tlie re-jul.ir m--t i ii -r of tlie
I'.ii.ird of CiiimnissiiiiH-rs of tin- 'l ine n
of Wilsmi, lit lel Jinn- 1st, tin- followin-;
oi ilin.-ini c- ;is passed : Atte-r tin- i.Slli
day of Jinn-, 1S91, no eattle w ill l- al
loweil to rim at lart- on tlie streets un-li-r
a u-nalty of f 2. 00 for each and ev
J. K. MOOKK, Cl.-rk.
That is the verdict placed upon the
ttirn-iHits in my I.ivery Stables, after an
examination. The-v are
FOR II IKK,
By the day or hour to responsible par
ties at reasonable rates. Strangers in
town are especially looked after and
p,ie n ;;ood teams.
VOl' II IKK THE TEAM,
I DO THK REST.
5-JI-3111. W. J. BULLOCK.
Som. J-'iiie Tolia--
(SPECIAI. COK. Till-: ADVANCK.)
Farmville, N. C, May 2bth.
The prettiest tobacco in this section,
if not in the State, is on the farm of
Mr. W. R. Home. He has three
acres the leave s of which w ill aver
age 20 inches in w idth. Can Wilson
beat it ? j AV
See here. Jay, what are you giv-1
ing us. We were bragging last
week about Wade Davis' tobacco!
and you beat him eight inches. We
will let you hear from us next
week. Now if any reader of the
Advance can beat the above we
want him to report to this office. '
Sweeping lediu tions in Hats at E.
As usual our stock of low ;u.u ter
cel Shoes lor ladie s, misse-s and nu n
take the le-ad also our stock in oth
er styles. The best place to buy is
at E. R. Gay's.
Where will you Buy your
SPRING SUPPLY ?
This Question can be Kasily Answered
by calling at
V I I Y ?
Because he leads in Prices and Styles and
keeps a full stock of the newest oods that
are placed upon the market; never misrepre
I lis purchases lor the Spring Season are
complete in all departments, more so than
usual; and he prides himself on the fact that
no establishment offers more inducements to
those who propose to save money.
An early call is solicited.
A. I I ci 1 1 )P( )I KM
CKO. IIAt KM'V
1 . J. IIACKNKY.
FARM - WAGONS
YV I L S ()
"CaAtoria ia w well tiWptM torhiMrn thai
I rt-cornriif ml it ba ujierior to any prescription
knowu to me." H. A. Aacnca, M. V.,
Ill So. Oxford St, Brooklyn, X. T.
" Th s ft 'Canton ' is so universal and
Its mr-rita bo well known that it stvina a work
of auperereiiration to endorse it. l ew are tne
intelligent amilli n wtio do not kep Cairtoria
withiu easy reach." .
Caklos M rttk, D D .
New York City.
Lato I'astor UloomiufJale Kulonue-J Church.
ELY'S CREAM BALM-Cleanae the N.hijI
I'lipooifet., A lla M Iain Mini I iillniiimation, llealii
theSoreM, I'.r.liiriii nii'l Smell, mid 'ureii
ii i i
;ivH Jelief at uue
AjqJy into the S'ttrilt.
0K. b'ap&ieta ot by mail. ELY
V. I). IIACKMA
w. f. si.irs .v
Cast or i a rnreu ( V,1U Con1pMon.
Isour blouun-li, Iharrhiea, tnn-uation,
kill Wonna, given bV-p, anJ promotes di-
Wiuiout injurious Dieelicatioo.
For -veral yean I have twommen.lwJ
your ' Cantoria. ' an.l shall aUays continue to
do no as it hatt iuvariaMy producoii hum-Ii' i'
Kuwin F. lHi.l. M D.,
"The Winthrop,'' l-Slh Stro.-t ami 7th Av.,
New York e.'ily.
CoMPAWT, T7 Mlkrat Strut, New Vokk.
e lor ( old in lleuil.
It U tfiirkly Abf-rb'-tl.
iiUOS., tli Wam-u 3U, . Y-
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