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.!.."", - p, INDKPEXDEXT IjN" ALL THINGS. Tor-ea.oo rr tt .x-.
K. BkliriiH, r
VOL. VII. XKW BKRXK, CRAVEN COUNTY," N. C , MAY , 1M. NO. 6.
KING OK 1 1 1 1 :
4TenB!eo' ' Firm Wagons; " Acme"
ber; "Iron Age" Cultivator, with h
ir.i.;nA. -'MEADOW KING"
Gram Fiaa, Feed Cutters, Corn Sheiler.
.Gbrdwir Wheat and Rice Threshers
f,t WVmI ni Ailes fiaishe.l and
Skeins. "Sanuon" Post Hole Diggers, a
Machinery and Machine Fittings of all
8nd for Illustrated Catalogue and
Sl'ECIAl rr I 1S :
T. C. WHITTY
CRAVEN STREKT, NKWI'.KliN,
KINSTON, w. c,
Announce tho Arrival of Their
4New Spring Goods,
V CONSISTING OF A
. .Ladies lress vjoocis,
Gents, Youths and Boys' Clothing.
-Boots, Shoes, Hats,
Trunks, Valises, Etc., Etc.
A New and Full Supply of
"We beg a generous public to come and ex--!no-iLtock
OF "THE CELEBRATED PEARL SHIRT."
.Pell Ballance & Co.,
HT STREET, NEYBERN, N. C.
r liave we ever neen. aim ,ui-
! the Largest
in the citv,
25 bblj. Best in the World Fl :
ftO " Soath Lake Flour.
lOJ " Tip Top Flour.
100 Parity Fiour.
50 Saratoga Family.
50 " Saratoga Extra 'Flour.
25 James River Super. F'. "r,
63 bbla. Pork,
000 lb. Fat Back-.
6000 lba. Long Clears.
5000 lba Smoked Shoulder-".
1250 gallons Molls.-, Svrurs. t-v
50 backcU Lard.
10 Tierces Lard.
23 Tin Cans Lar i
4000 lbs. choicest ( ream (":.-
1000 ltx. choicest Creamery li-j:;.
500 gallon Vinegar,
500 gallona Cider,
250 bags Salt,
15 bbls. Table Salt.
100 boxes Soap.
40 bogs Coffee,
20 gross Essence ".T- .
100 boxes Cakes an i I r.i. r-.
150 boxes French and A"i r. i:.
65 boxes Soda, jiart.-r. half" a-.
50 eaoes Pickles mi '.a.--.
100 caaes Baking I'owi-r-450
boxes Plug and T:; T i
100.000 Med i am and l-'me Cie i-J. m
1200 lbs. L-rillird ar. i ' '. , A S
125 Boxes Raisins.
125 boxes French ar.d A"..- - . 1
10.000 Florida and Jamao a ' -ia-1000
20OO Porto Rieo C e a N . -
5000 lbs IV-ar.s, F-.'.t-'r -. A
200 boxes Sc.it.-i. ll--r
Canned Peat-he Sr . I.
And everything in 1 1 1 iro.-.-ry ;iml ('nf''
tionerv line, which wc ju-djic-c t -ell at the
VERY lowot li pi'otii.
We carr v a l'uil Kim.- t ( " -nfrct : mery and
Fancv (iroecric-. -n which we charge a
grocer's ruoi rr only.
We solicit only the e.:.-h trade
Come and see us. .
an 1 an'
SPLFNUID LINK OF
llirr-w, CI., i - J:.- r a:, t 1 i.
, r I (.- . Prak-'s Puvnt Shir
r- : i li.-ir- ' 'rair. ( n ';
uot mcirilxis of the Board 01
and Best Selected
Staple Groceries ever
consisting of the f.-
vn mi i:n i s in riu K..
- lcON. S. ('.
'n-.it port of
dllf t" tilt'
I . irv ware
lie crude or
1 . 11 gp
art ; v.
i ;-: r
. f ; I" i '
i :i u t'.u-t u rod
n .i ; ;oti i
fk mt -. ;i in -
: n it a; i no
,-e proot Ot
, . t i i e r a To 1
lit' ! rade'-, i in por; ance. 1 ho lac-
ro-s in which the rock n-mul
ud tie ate.l with s aiphuric :ieid arr
: the outskirts mi the city and
mmI acce.-.sible. '1'lie mines, how
ver. Aic situated in and aloug the
de-res ot the water courses, and are
,m". f.t.sily reached except later in
he -pnii. when the little steamer
hat carries tourists on thy Ashley
ouches at their wharves.
The friend who volunteered to
'now us the niines proposed a trip
hither on one of the lighters which
it 1 o'clock in the morning p't
' I ai
way tor t lie da s u oi k oi
r;inrock from the mines.
1 is .-t ar iiht as w e leave t he
do, k. A r u r puftinr and lahnrinir.
ii.uiK out into mid -harbor and
.i lone t he ship channel as 1 1 bent
mii LToin ;o soa. but by and by
turns sharply round the point ol
the I'.attory and steers tor the
mouth of t he Ashle . A heavy fo;
bank out at sea is driving rapidly
m: thouph we ln-ar the taint tones,
ot the bell buoys marking the ship
channel, and the hoarser notes of
the foghorns on the islands, then
the white rleei-y waves drive in on
us, and we have no world but the
tug and lighter, until suddenly at
daybreak a huge, dark mass looms
up on the right and the boats come
alongside the docks and cavernous
-heds ol a phosphate mine. The
pom: ;s "Lambs." some thirteen
Irom ( harleston, on the east
of the Ashley, which had
recommended to us as the
from which to studv the
operation of phosphate mining. a
well as the beds themselves,
oral land niines are located
here. and submarine mining is c
on in the neighborhood.
The prominent features
phosphate mine, after the
and sheds, ure the -washers.'
si riictures elevated on a maze of
timtxTs and tilled with a bewilder
ing array of boxes, wheels, ct ush
ers and screens, in which t he "rock
is cleaned of the mud and clay ad
hermg to it and broken into the
proper size for grinding. The rock
as it comes in cars from the mines
is emptied into the washer, and.
at'ter passing through it. talis out
on an iron grater or seive which
.separates the smaller particles from
;h larger. Thence the cleaned
rock goes in cars and barrows to
the drying sheds, where after be
ing dried it is ready for shipment.
We were curious to see the product
which had created so much activ
ity, and ur.de- the sheds found
thousands of tons of it. It is
nodular in form, the nodules egg or
kidney-shaped, and ranging from a
yellowish to a grayish white color.
The exterior is rongh, and indented,
otten perforated or oven honey
coinlK'd by round or irregular cav
ities. In other cases it is smooth
mid shiny as if coated with enamel.
In size, too, the nodules vary great
ly. some Ixdng but a fraction of an
inch, some several leet in diameter.
In weight they range from a ton
From the rock, the friend who
conducted us about the woods took
us to the mines, which 1 e a short
distance from the wharfs, near the
shore of the river. In land mining
the phosphate deposit must not lie
deeper than six feet to admit ol
pmlitable working, and as the
thickness of the phosphate strata
rarely exceeds ten inches, the work
ing is rather a pit than a mine.
Around the edges of tins pit gangs
"f black laborers, clad only in shirt.
and trousers, w ere toiling with pn k
and shovel, throwing the earth be
hind and t he rock on t lie bank be
fore till III. "hence It "as ivinowd
ill earn tO the W.w-hels. Tlle be
gaii operations, it wa- c jfj.i ; tied,
by digging a trench at ross the
side ot tin
and as t he
have just la
tract to be mined.
advanced t hi ew o.u t h .
and other matter be
( a t hi- -lde t lie men
:,1 bare a l.n er of the
It i- in appear rice a
coiiina, r nip, k, but a-
he woikni.Ul -ttike- his ilek iii'o
'.It breaks into hllliili eds ot' t he
gg shaped lO'ilnles we have seen
a the dr : r i r shed, perhaps d:
losing Well pfcscIVed easts ot
ci p, cue s
; ui mug
VcV of tl
liens ,,r toss,:
: o the docks a i
irner. our t'rieii
history and a
ie indu-ii .
Vells;e 111. ill
- low lands of
1 t'av.ii el ii
p I s -. ; n .
: i a v i
c X ' i
-s : i ; 1 1
. ."I . ,
. I ei - (- -. SI
rivet on tin
the west, w;
t ro.i-t Wel 1 i;
of and lo-ai
('hai le-t on .
a-t aiol t!;
no i in
iimi i h
li t In-
S iv ai
.' her V,
: - alio
;t, w hei e
Hull and Y
and inn)' hei
polite the t
below I'oit l;
i -. 1 1 1 fol t 1 I
e t end ,11 ;
a in 1 in t In
.1 oh nson'.-
State or 'i
piotitab worked, and
est imated to eniitaiu t
acres. The cut ire pli.e
ot the State, so far a.
ph.it ic beds
d :-co ei ei 1
and denned. Ii.ive
1 exlelid lioin
at ' lO.ooo acres, and
tin- head waters of tl
Cooper rivers, para
eoa-t and distant fi
fort v in i les to the h
W ando and
el with the
III II tell to
id waters o!
1 ,1'iu h i river ;icai
south a; far as
the (o'oigia line,
Florida, and has
been discovered in Noith Carolina.
The mines are being worked as
la i west as lVaufort. Von have
seen the operation ot land mining.
The taking of t he rock from under
water is rather more interesting,
and is more extensively carried on.
Two agencies are employed
darkies with tln-ir hands or tongs,
called 'totigers," and the steam
dredges. The liver beds are lound
ill from three to tlfteetl leet of
water, the strata hini: clear, or
lad w i ; h a 1
t in u 1 or
t li ot creeks
tongei' in his
bringing up tl
in the same way
water or at low t ii
rock with a crow,
with his hands,
witnessed at the
's in very shallow
le ite loosens the
and jiicks it up
A sight 1 often
inception ot the
mdustrv was a crowa
ot darkies on
their tlat-boats, naked as they were
born, diving botieat h the water and
bringing up pieces of rock as large
as a man could well lift. When
the tonger's' cargo is complete, he
sells it to the large companies.
The steam dredger has. however,
largely driven the longer out of the
business. Von mt over ondcra
machine much like I hat the mud
diggers use in haibor woik, whose
strong .jaws break up the seams
and. gathering the rock, pour it
into the washer, which is moored
alongside t litis saving that expen
sive pi ocess at the lactoiy. They
are heavy and cosily machines,
some with a capacity of a bundled
toils a day, and work in fnnn twelve
to twenty-four feet of water.
l'.el'ore passing to the interest
ing ipuest ion of t he oiigin of these
deposits, you will wish to know
something of the extent to which
they are woiked. I have here a
list of thirty-six com panics engaged
in mining phosphate nick in this
Sta'e. their capital stock ranging
from a few thousands to millions.
Theie are besides some twenty
companies engaged in manufactur
ing the crude rock, some of them
with means equally extensive. 1
am sorry that I have not the figures
of production for the last halt' of
lS.s.;. From dune 1. 1 sJ. to May
dl. 1N.;, the total am unt shipped
amounted to o.iio..
total amount mined fr
.1 line. 1 ST 1. to t he 1 st
i I he 1st of
1 .oO.i. ,")."" o
r jier cent
he ex.n Is a
'II oil I'ork
, Near I,
- ; j i i i . a
"lint. 1 ia-
1 1 : t
rook h in
w a ' i : -at':,
law - no
t, oiled b;
no alt i
!'('.'. I'll I
ai ; s.
g pi tee
ot I I
; "ii .
V p I
1 lice t lie
be. Is I !,
w a- a
1 b p' no
1 1 ,
gent leu; r
is wi'U :! nikli-d. ( li c
red Sints " i.o !i indicate
beds. The laro- l-e.'i :
( 'liarlestoll . i m ijitided 1 ' t
coiichs. cast of periwinkle, legdione
and ribs of bison, Indian skulls, ar
row heads, pottery and weights,
teeth ot' sharks of many varieties.
ski;", f dolphin, teeth ot' stingrav.
extinct species of horse.
turtle, teeth of reptiles,
sil oters. coral cast in
of swordfish, teeth of rac
i t and opossum, and bones
.--('or. to Now York J'oxt.
I 'nited States Senate Mon-a-sed
the Iiankruptcy P.ill by
( 1 a
Cl 'II I
:e of .;:
yeas to nays.
trian Government has
proposal for a
a il a i I s .
i ' man'
louse ( 'ominittee on
an end men t .
The Pope has, decided to create
another Cardinal in the United
States. It is intended always to
have two in the States and one in
S in: h A inel iea.
P. nis. Ajiril L's. The steamship
AssNtieii. bound for Madagascar
with provisions for the French
forces, has been wrecked at Provi
dence Island, in the Indian Ocean,
L'lo miles north of .Madagascar.
A vessel off Para reports falling
in with a mass of spiders floating
in the air. The rigging and sails
were covered with the web, the
long threads of which formed the
balloon for t he tiny aeronauts. For
several miles this spider sivarui con-
. the Captain estimating that
were millions blown from
total quantity of tobacco sold
ie l-renih Government monop
leiartmeiit duriug 18,-.'5 was
d.s.if kilogrammes, represent-
ie sum ot o 1,1 .,4,sl) francs.
, Vel' irro fiUKlllll htll-in ho'lll 1
iMiac (onsllinption pel ne.tU ,
the population, therefore, was j
!Uo grammes, or about two pounds i
Kimlish. The value of the snuff!
was ,s. 000.000 francs, and of to
M a l it 1 1
i. April LIS. The
lite in yesterday's lailway
near Ciudad -Real, where a pas-
anger train leii turougii abridge,
proves to have been much greater i
than was at first reported. Thirty
eight corpses have so far been re
covered from the wreck in the river.
Fifty soldiers aie missing. It is
believed that the weakening of the
bridge which led to as collapse was
the Nvoik ol Republicans. One of
the supports of the bridge had been
The Paris Communists have de
cided to put. up to competition the
monument to be erected to the
memory of the Federals who Nvere
executed and 1 uried in the ceme-
f Pere La Chaise during the
mine. The Prefect of the
refused ti) allow the monu
to be placed in Pere La
e. but the Municipal Council
ise to erect it in another part
The thirteenth session of the Su
i erne Lodge of the World, Knights
v tliias, at New Orleans, elected
following officers: Grand
,.-el!or. John Van Valkenbunr.
Supreme Vice ;
.ee.lor. Howard Douglass, Ohio;
cine Keeper of Kecords and j
1 "e II. K. Cawao. of Mis-,
Miprenie Master at Arms, 1
1'.. Shaw, Wisconsin: Past .
Supreme Chancellor, John It. Lin
ton. Jamestown, Pa.
P u.ms, April 2.3. An Irishman :
s.is rli.it an emissary of the Clan
natbiel has arrived in Paris frouF
New York t p buy a cruiser provided j
with torpedoes. Tynan is expected '
in Paris soon, where he and O'Caf
fer;y nniII direct the dynamite and
daguer campaign. An acting agent
ot the new party, 'which aims to
unite all patriotic Irishmen, says
that the parfN has already consid
erable funds with n 1 1 i t'li to begin a
e.i:;ip,,e:i with cruisers provideil'
w ii .i toi pi'd-M's. Revolving guns
will ; : i- ec t the ci e '.vs if attacked.
; P.i i
win he employeil
men of-war in vari-
I : ml'S.
:il erest ing i i lust rut ion of t he
1 1 :. i el ', ,i , n ! ies ol Nve.l -boring opera
:. :.s his 1 1 1 -st occurred at Piiitoii
"i! l i . nt. Faiglainl. One of the
Luges- bieweiies there had occa-s-,,01
O'lliele.lse its water supply,
lb-, .on s,. w ,is had to boring, and
; le- w ,,: k w as earned out by a local
we'.i s; nkei. The sjiot chosen
pi -,i-,l an unfortunate one. and.
alter i depth of 17d feet had been
;p-... -Led. Mi-s-i-s. Le Crand Sut
(;.:. a: m well engineers of
1.. :.. ::. well- c, insulted as to
seai eh nt water. 1 ins nrin,
old considerable experience
king opci ations at Pur
vis,-, the abandonment of
: ng. and suggested a fresh
:e:i tin y selected. Thissug
w ,i s adopt cd, and at a
1 only 1 1 1 leet a supply of
'p.l M II I
a . - , , .
I hat toe level
pi.ii-; o-allv id
. I s
:;.di, d n ards.
' ,,,-, -t- Ftigli-
i . h. ' w i- e I i. I I II lol I
get a the e. aet
.ell the sun s!n lies, i ,
:' iii'K'iiLght. by ma: k
oa ; he ground, thte
i d : In-:: (, lacing in th
.,- I::,,- nearest to th
, i ,
i in :
(rloiuioil (Yum c,nr Ilxclianires.
Rocky .Mount lirjmrti r: A
ored man told us the other dav.
rode thirty-four miles live years ago
at an expense of S to vote with
the liadicals at Taiboro. and in
remoinberatice of that event has
never voted since, because no good
came from that vote. The wheat
j and oat fields in the surrounding
country appear very promising, but
i our people are so industriously in
1 clined the.v plant more cotton and
i corn, more labor is required in the
i cultivation of these startles.
Cioldsboro Mcxxauicr: Three
tramps emerged from under the
Pullman coach of the north bound
train on the W. vx; W. railroad,
when it stopped at this place ves-
j terday morning, shook the dust off
inemseires ana then quietly pro
ceeded down the railroad towards
the south end of the city perhaps
with a view to making a start at
the beginning and "doing up' the
entire place: but the police received
intelligence of their strange arrival. '
and the "poor, friendless tramps''
are now tapping the railroad cross
ties in search of a more humane
police force than that which pre
sides so well over our trampless '
Asheboto Courier: In the final
settlement made last week by the
sheriff Nvitii the - committee ap
pointed at last meeting of commis-
sioners it was ascertained that there correctness of the reports made to ! coula not ao established a currency
is not a single insolvent in 12 town- him as to the condition of the ! L , ',ad. f"?1'86 the wrJd-. 5I-r-,
rn . i .i ii ,, ,. tj:j ii e . , . i scott said that the Democrats had dis-
suips ui tne couniN, aim mat uicie
is a balance of over 53,000 still in
the sheriffs hands. James Lowe,
of Cedar Grove township, Randolph
countv, killed from his flock a two
, ,. . ,
year old sheep a few days ago. the
net mutton of which weighed 70
pounds. The hide with the wool
U1J. "ClftUCll I.J lUlllWS, illC IJIIUIV
:t -...'.,., ,,,.. ,
ikivcu iniuj h ueigueu t pounds,
a l i ; " 1..- .
UULLU" xuouia uisieci ins
flock, as he has a number ot others
i Wilmington Star: The opera
loss of 1 tiou of hatching young shad from
the eggs is watched with a great
deal of interest at the hatchery m
the lower end of the market. In
one jar we were told that there
were tilty thousand eggs, and that
the most of them hatch out young
fish, the highest percentage being
i 00 and the lowest G5.- Messrs.
W. K. Davis iS: Son had on exhibi-
i tiou yesterday, at the fish maiket.
i a monster specimen of the finny
tribe known as the king of th
shad, or "Tarpin." lie
one hundred and sovenfv pound
Several ot these fish hive been
caught in our waters, but this is the
largest ever taken. He Nvill be
preserved, we understand, and
taken to the .State Exposition. He
was caught in the sound near
Elizabeth City Economist : Just
as wc go to press we hear of the
death of Col. Ferebee, of South
Mills, who died on Sunday night.
There is great com plaint of
scarcity of fish among the fisher
men who catch and the citizens
nvIio eat them. Is the supply being
exhausted or what is the matter. It
would be a great misfortune to our
sec. ion for the fish crop to be cut off.
The sale of the lands called
the Park Estate, a body ot 2.3,000
acres of swamp and forest in I'as-
quotank county, was sold by 3Iar
shal J. P. Hill at the court house in
Elizabeth City on Monday, for
.13,.'57j, to Timothy Ely of Phila
delphia. We understand that the
eastern half id' the estate and 1300
acres of the estern half was taken
of them by their paying o,000 to
Mr. Davis, ot Pennsylvania. We
hear that Mr. Ely intends enclosing
with a wire fence an.l making a
cattle ranch ot his half. We have
not learned Mr. IbivN' purpose as
Statesviiie Lnndmurl;: At the
recent election on the stock 1 a v in
a section of Sharpsburg township,
the proposi'ion was carried, theie
being but one Note against it.
Last week the track of the Western
North Carolina Pailroad between
Statesvillc and Conover was laid
with new steel rails, between Mi. u
day morning and Saturday noon.
Mr. A. L. Milligan. of Concord
township, has a Nhite oak on his
place that measures 21 feet in cir
cunifei encc G inches above the
ground, aud a black gum which
measures '.) feet in circumference.
Notwithstanding all the vicis
situdes through Nvhich they have
come, wheat and winter oats in this
county aie looking splendidly.
Farmers seem not to attach much
importance to the recent change in
the color of some of the wheat. Our
judgment is that one-thiid more
wlieat was sowed in Iredell last tall
than the fall before, though the
acreage last year was very large.
new ltishop, Mr.
two a Me 1 ' 'Of 1 1 1
l-;p)s.;upa! chili i-l
building was i'.c
'nr. a:r.i dav the
1 1 -el lie'li- in the
it tin- city. The
i-el v I acked. wit ii
ol t he o
was h iv
W. I : -
tOW 1 1 s 1 ; 1
igen t a lid a p( 0 ecia 1 1 v.- a a-
Fl ft cell pel Si m s w el e CI ill -
Yes; ci da v n i, ,'. ii : n g at
o'clock. Mi. J. -I. Mm..;'. .. in-
dest citizens o l oa r tow n.
dead while 1 1 1 s 1 1 1 1 ' I 1 ; g
ovei nig in, a
1 1 . n
A 1 I -1.1
s i w
a - -n
Removal of Convicts.
Mi:. EdituR: Several weeks
ago I had a conversation with Mr.
II. li. Bryan relative to the author
ity of the commissioners appointed
by the Legislature over the con
vic's. lie told me that they had
tin' entiro control ni mnr i ?p it tliom
from one road to anot her or to any
. ... ' ' ' .
par ot either. .Mr. Mclver m-
f irms me that he received an order
irom him to the same efrect, and
also from Mr. Thompson. Since
then Mr. Pry an has said to me that
the commissioners ought to hold a
meeting. On Monday of court
week in Onslow, a meeting was
held, and it was unanimously agreed
to move the convicts to the Quaker
liridge road on the 2(th of April.!
nat vyi lily wiuic luc uuic ui , ine cnairnian ot the executive coni
moving them, Mr. Mclver got or-: miltee called the meeting to order and j
ders from Mr. Bryan not to go. On i reported all the precincts represented
Mnmlnv Hin fi Air vn nn i"n1 that Beaver creek had two sets of
i-'. T, at i," i delegates. He then appointed a com-
myself wrote to Mr. Bryan, who ; mittee on credentials from all the pre
was at Carteret court, stating that j cincts except Beaver creek. One of the
we had been informed that he (Mr. ' delegates, Mr. D. H. Harrison, declined
Bryan) did It at the request ol
Page, and wishing to know who
was to be the judge, of the con
dition of the road, Page, Mclver,
or the commissioners.
On yesterday, April 30th, Mr.
Xunn received a letter from him in
answer to our joint letter. I, in
the answer, was ignored entirely; '
suppose that Mr. Bryan lorgot to '
use his spectacles when he read our!
epistle, eonsequentlv did not see I
x- ' T-i- . -
UN name. 0W, Mr. Editor, what
I NVish to know IS, upon whom :
Ollgnt Mr. Brvan to relv for the
Nir. liryan to rely tor the!
naivci iiuKc iuui vugiiL nc to
reiy upon the reports made by those
interested in the condition of the
Core Creek road, and who have no
' authoritv whatever from the State
. . - . , , . ,
to act m either the Quaker Bridge
or Core Creek road; or ought he to
accept the reports of such gentle-
Tl n s2oi,,lo.ltT, t.-" r
ijiv.il i.-p il, u., uuumillll, 1,. 1,.
i i.invus, v . oie ens, an xiyJiu.eu
I,,- ii,n sjff 11 ,.,li;.. i,;i.
o.v i i oiaie, an luiniipu, "'g"
minded and humane, who.would not,
Ullder anv Circumstances, allow
anything to be done, or any work I Sale each-
to be pursued, that would operate! There was one thing which I noticed
. t, 1 ' .. ., , i.i 'particularly; very few white Republt-
to the injury of the health of the , an8 j the meeting. They stood well
convicts. off. I was informed by a gentleman of
It seems to me that Mr. Bryan that party that the colored people have
ought to have consulted with the already made out their slate and have
eommissioneis before he revoked
their order; two of them he could
easily have seen any day in the
week. I am truly sorry that he re
voked their order; his course was
calculated to reflect upon their
conduct, and one would naturally
suppose that he either distrusted
t heir iudement. ability or 1m mnnitv:
''...,.. i,.:,. u
eonsi-i ueum iuiukm lutv are uu
titted for the trust reposed in them 1
by the State. I am happy to say 1
tliat the supervisor
, t -, i
nas oeen anu ;
examined the work,
ment as to the condition Of the !
load agrees with the report of the
Since writing the above, I have '
, , , . (.
received letters Irom two of the
commissioners residing near the
road in the vicinity of the Nvork iionv .
to be done; one of these geutlemen :
thinks that th farmers have some-'
thing else to do besides spirting -
their teams up and doNvn the road
upon a useless errand, and asks
verv pertinently if the waters of
Onslow county are any more poison-
otis than the waters of Jones coun
ty. I for myself can state that they
are not any wetter.
That the people of Onslow may
know the reason whv the order of
the commissioners was not carried '
out. I ask YOU to give the above!
sn-i.-e in vour inner ;
spa. c in Nour p.iper- i
r. (i. SIMMONS, ,
Chm' of the Board. (
m m I
The 1'uiversltj Normal School. !
The next session of the University i
Normal will be held at Chapel tl ill !
irom June 17th to July 17th, 1884
The Board have been fortunate in
securing the services of several dis
tinguished instructors, and feel as
sured that the success and reputa
tion attained in previous years, will
not only be sustained, but greatly
increased the coming session . Nvhich
gives promise of being the best ever
held, ami one of unusual interest
and practical benefit to those who
Prof. J. L. Tomlinsoti. Sup't of
the Winston Graded Schools, will
In the Superintendent, and will
bring to the work a very successful
experience in the management of
Normal Schools. The full corps of
instructors is not yet complete, but
the following are comprised in this
Prof. I-:. V. DcCrraif, the distin
guished Normal Institute Instruc
tor of New York.
Prof. IL E. Holt, the eminent
teacher of Vocal Music in the Pub
lie Schools ot Boston,
Prof. T. J. Mitchell. Sup't of the
Graded Schools of Chailotte.
Prof. A. L. Phillips. Principal
Chilton High School.
tpill ( 'pi
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h iin ipal
i , e g e .
L. L. 11. mis, Aitisis. Pal
s', c .
. M. . llnniphiey. ol the
.in Ci raded School.
.'.('. ,- -on. in- I e-
Co. c Creek Items.
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-p-s are s.
s it u r- Li v
t in V
i-a -in i
Jones County Items.
cotton ; '
are busy planting
will plant their crops
Thecoloied people have commence;!
to build their school house on the old
6ite near John V. Mallard's.
. 1 h,ave been iformel that the order
has been countermanded for the re-
moval of the convict foroe to the Quaker
Bridge road for the present, at least.
Trenton is dull as to trading; politics ,
are all the rage. This is one vear that I
electioneering will have to bo done
without the aid of money, unless it is
brought here. Short crops may tell 1
even on elections. Who knows?
The Republicans met at Trenton ;
! ,i 7 y' 7 V . 1 y
call a convention, but it appeared to me
more like a ninh than a rnnoantlun I
! LO . serve ana a colored man was ap
pointed in his stead. The committee
retired to the grand jury room and
stayed there over four hours during
which time it seemed, from the noise
that they made, that they were having
a real pandemonium. While these pro
ceedings were progressing, downstairs
some called loudly for Mr. C. E. Scott,
who took the floor and told them he
was glad to meet the good Republicans
one time more, notwithstanding that
tlley had treated him very badly some
f,me smce'he wished to tell them that
he was yet a Republican, was born a
Republican, should always be one,
gloried in the name of the uartv. it had
done something that the Democrats
; franchised the people in choosing Mag-
istrates and Commissioners who were ;
levying their taxes, and when a poor
! man fai'ed to pay." them they would
' !Pdlct and, ?;re m "t for, lU (At 1
! this remark the storm of applause was j
so ,leafenina that he closed up. I
- The convention endorsed E. R. Page j
as their first choice for Congress. ,
wne of the colored nrntnru rpmarL-pa
,. , " -s
that this was a colored convent on. and
, , . . , i
'--"j cF,JttcurTa. upcipuu,, i,ji c,.-iy
, precincl in the county was represented
by colored men except Trenton and
! Chiquapiu which had one white dele
iniormeu tne wnites that they may have
all the offices that will require bonds
men and that they are going to have nil
Everything quiet in our little town.
Miss Lillie Ward is visiting the famiiy
of Mr. A. (J. Barrus.
The Polloksville merchants, magis-
trates and steamboat agent have gone
,naks , huln,t,ng tlu "iiK- Some
ua-t-K uvjuuie uirrei tjuus. rines. Diicn
forks aml spades
w m Kn1,i oi.;,-.,,
missioners and constable on the first
Monday in May. Our nominations are
as follows: For commissioners, D. S.
:.YTU N- p- T111 Geo- w-
hue: for constable. B. B. Barrv.
Cotton planting is the order of the
ilav. From orrsent armea ranees the
see'd stands a chance to freeze.
In Bayboro, at the residence of Jno.
V. Stilly, on the 1st inst., his dauehter,
Miss Sinai and Jesse Riggs, of Bay creek,
were married, Wilie Mayo, J. 1'.,
Miss Challie Whortou, daughter of
C. C. Whorton. the young lady that I
wrote was burned so severely a week or
so ago. died at her father's one day last
week, after suffering intensely ever
81Dce8he was buraed-
On the 2nd inst Mrs. Haywood Lewis
near thls place' after 8uffering for sev-
erai day8 of rupture, died, leaving five
children, a husband and many relatives
and friends to mourn their loss. Truly
a good woman passed over the river.
On last Friday Rev. B. B. Holder re-
ceived a pounding from his church
members and friends of this place and
vicinity: such an one as. from his ap
pearance and stature, he could bear the
repetition of af often as tendered, and
uot grumble. The pounding was wel!
Mr. John A. Deans, of this place,
died on last Friday evening quite sud
denly. He was taken Thursday and
died on Thursday with a chill. No one
had any idea that he was dangerously
ill until he was found dead in bed. He
was about ."iO years old and was former
ly from Wilson county. The funeral
was held in the Methodist church on
Sunday by the Rev. Mr. Holder. Dr.
Vick. of Selmu. Johnson county, was in
attendance, being a brother-in-law. He
leaves a wife and eight children to
mourn his loss.
AN .VITOIJRAI'H LETT Kit.
Lord Wolncly'll Opluloil ol ;eiieralft
Lee, Jai-kiun and Grant.
Tin fuilowing letter w;is rei-i-ive,l
from Lord Wolseley by a lady who for
merly resided in Mobile, and who has
many friends here:
War Ofkick. Lu.ndo.v. th Dec. 'x:l.
My Dkah Miss S.: I am grateful fur
your kind letter and for the valuable
1 autograph it contains. I have long been j
cnllectiug tin' letters of eminent people,
but have had much difficulty in obtain
ing those of the great men on your side
of the Atlantic. I have only known j
two heroes m my life, aud (ieueral R. I
K. Lee is one of them; so you can well ,
understand how I value one of his let-1
ters. I helie ' that u hrri tune hasealmed
down in the angrv passions of the
will be ai't-eptp'-J
as the greatest
and second as a
I only kiii-v
v, ni ever had .
to only Was
i! 1 .l.iiksoii.
aiv. Hi-- name will live forp-vei
m A iii"i n ull history when that of
I train ha.- been hmg forgpptten.
at I'-.i-t is my humble opinion of
m,-n li--n i,-pa,,,1 by an ouLsid,
lit of iiiiiii.irv history who lias no
,,, at pre nil i I am ghid t" I.ear that
ny ir.U'di v.ihi" I trteiiil .Mis L i well
oid ha iv. San- w.t.s on,' of tie- bright-
1 1 -
v om P-ll
I i :
th ,i,i,- I
, ' l '. J r ,
h-u 1 -I
-ill,-, t ,
N. oiIkt roni.!. ,i:.t.- :n . f. n, .r.,.us in llprlf
attack aslliosO atfV-clmg ll.e llnoat and luipgn:
ii.pne so tritas! with by llir-major-ii j- futt.-r-er.-t.
Tlio ordinary cuuli or (.-old, 1-pi.p.illirg
lrliajpi nun a Ipill'lpg op, uiicppipi-.. US !.-jp'-spipp,
iH ..II. i. l.,pt Ope lwniniiii-g of a ffe.l
pu-kip.-i,.-.. I:'-. Lio ioi 1'i.itipKAI. Ims
well piov.-ii etneary in a forty yenrV flgl.t
with llnoal ainl lunff il,noaH-, Mid bli..ul.l li
laken in all Cflw.-d ui
A Terrlblo Ooncli Cnml.
" 1 1 1 1.- : 1 tfwpk a sev, r,Tl,l. w l.U-li nlTYcU'd
ii, Iipi,..-, 1 ti:i,l a lei I ill,' :,ii(ili, r.i,d l.ajifttil
infill .1 ' -) utclit willip-iit p 'I l.c .I.tI.pi
(::,'.-, li. 1 tried AVMI-pi ClIKIUIV I ' 1 (
okw., -.vine!! ra: ve,l my hniK", ii,diie-.l
sleep, and altoriled rue Mie rel i,e'-osaiv
lor tiie recpuKry if niv ptrenytli. Py tlia
CPNtinuepl nc of llie I'ip ioiiai. a p-iiitn-ip.
ipI cure a erteet.-d. I i.iii n,, (,' yeari
,'id, hale and lieaiiy, and nin ...TtiBficd yonr
CIUCURY i'KCToltAI. waved nie.
Hull per FAiioauu lltl;."
UooLlnglirtrn, VI.. .Inly l.r. Utj.
Cronji. A Motliri-'n TrU'Ule.
' While in the country laid w inter my liul
lioy, three yearn old, vv a taken lllvtitli i-rr,n;
il peeroe.il an if be would die from imiiu
lAtion. One of the faniiiv Hiif.eeld the usn
of AYKR'M ClIERIlV 1T.ITOKAI., a bolllc 11
which van always kept in the liouao. 'JliU
wag trip,. in small nnil frequent rlcSAft, fil.il
to oiir ileli'ipl in l.-Rji than half an li.Mir tl n
litllo patpt-i.t i,t breathiiil! eaily. 'j he ilfw.
lor Raul that the Cm liltv 11 TOR I, iiU
are,! in y ilarliip.'-H life. Can ou uontler ai
our gratitude ? Si i ic-r . : s n,i i-p,
159 West 12Xtli tit., J.civ V nk, May HI, I,,;.
In my f.-ipp
lis.l ANFlt'H Cl:l IIUV I'T.-IOIIAI.
'Iv for never.il jeaip, ppi.,1 do li4
,:1nioniiei. il li'1 i, 01 p tTcrl u:,l
colijiln nil. I e,.llie olive in r
' , eit v i, p ."
Hal, Jin.!... Mai. 1. .... li k:
" I sull,
cess. I " :p
to :i,: p
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Cn i n 1. 1
but f .i il
i n. ,uli in i ;ipp
u. L, l in ll f
I nhould l,,ii i-ii
1 . I
p', I ea.
,,i it :j. i.
No case of ati affcclip.n ol
11 c ll.' ;-t -.r
hinjr exists wlllcb calilatt he f ' M'' o-. eo.l
by the two of AVer's Cum in 1 i. h.h.m,
and it will attempt cvrt rl,, n II c ,.i-pj..m-
iipt already beviond the e.-n'ioltf mi .ii.-ii.i-.
PREPA RFI) Il
Dr.J.C.Ayir&Co., Lowell, Mess.
Sold Ipv nil Oi iiffclKt.
K Y - A T - I, A W
KENlAWSVILI.K. If. C.
rraotloes In Die (Viuntlo of Duplin, Lenoir,
Craven, Jones arid Onslow.
Collection of ( 11b I 111 H a Bpeelnlly.
'pirresponiienffe solicited. n nrawtfm
P. H. PELLETIER,
j V t torlney - n t-TLi aw .
Jones County. Vf. C.
Will practice In the Courts f Uartaret, Jones.
Onslow and Cra i'e.
Special attent on itlven to ths collection ol
cLalma, and setsnng estate or otusassa
sons. M nusnwtf
OEOROK V. UTRONO," s D.
ATTORN'EIS AJL COUNSELLORS If"
Having f.irniel a c.on&rtnr8hf p for
p fact too f tin- law In JoncROounly, will rga-
arl v at tnd the fonrls of the name.
atteutiin nahl to n ill ei-Nona.
rnayl-cUVwtf STKONO 4 PERHT.
fnil.. HOLLAND, JR OWIN H. OCIOH.
HOLLAND & GUION,
Attorneyw nt t.w,
(Ofnce one door west of Oaston Honse.)
Will practice In the Counties of Oaven
Jones, Onslow, Carteret, l'amllcoand Lenoir
lrompt attention paid to collections.
SIMMONS & MANLY,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Will practice In the Conrtsof Craven, JoDea,
Onslow. Carteret, Iamllco8nd leuolr, and In
the Federal Court at New Berne. feb14wl
DR. G. L SHACKELFORD,
Surgeon JL entist
NEWBEEN, IT. a
Having located permanently In Newborn, I
respectfully tender my prufeMlonai aervloea
to the public. Office on Middle -street, in Pat
terson building, opposite Baptist Church.
Ten Years PractlcaJ Experience.
rVKWBKRlt, M. C.
Office on Craven Blreet, between Pollock
and Broad. prl7-dAwly
j U J. Moohk. Wm. E. Clakk.
I MOORE & CLARKE,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
New Iti'iHO, N. V.
Will jinirtlHp. in the f 'ourls of (urteret, Cru-
ven. lireene. Myile. .Iphh-h, Lenoir, Onslow
anil I'ani 11,-pp ci tuiit ies.
AIhpi in the Siipreiiii' 1'inirt at It&lelgh and
thel'iilti-pl Slnli-h C,,uil8 nl New I'erne and
I K 1 .-1 tl . .
I r t'pilhM-Mnx li necln 1 1 y. apOdwtf
m. .T. CLAItKE,
ATTOKNKV AT LAW,
Practises In ihe CourtHuf Oarter-nt, Craven,
Hyde, Jmii'H, 1 i i , Pain 1 loo and Wayn
roinitlcn : iiImi In 1 1 1 c I'n 1 u-d StuttiH C)urt at
t n . ( 'l lerl 1. m -f sejiinni H wiiKeg and all
claini-i ti-i;inht t-Kst-ih h ni'.;ialy
. Ifll four d" 'I s Hlmve 1 .HStOIl HoUBtt.
Iiuti Jl -U.V w! f
Elizabeth Iron Works,
( HAS W. IMCTTIT, ITop.,
2S2. 2M and 2M6 Water street.
M A'' ,11 A I "IT I1KK lK
Saw and Grist Mills,
I llllJ"K, I I angl'ix,
FOh'(iIOS AM) CASTI(JS,
' H l-;ver I es ription.
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l ill'- t mnhntl ni holnif l hr.
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