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DENT IN" ALL
Torma fiH.OO Por Vok.r.
m:v bkrnk, cravkn county, n. c., junk
KINO (If! II 1 1
1 1 m
"Teaaewec " Fnn Won ; "A'af" Hi.-row. CI i fru-'a r and J'-vlTer-
Iron Cat, with h.-r bcs . Irk-'- Patent Samel"
Mciia- "MEADOW KING" M-.r v. 1 li-ir. . 'Irv.n ('- '.l-,.
1 - Onii Fas. Fwd 0r Corm Sbe!.-r.
- CwdlwU't "Wkcat m i .Rico Til ro.-r ::i S.-pAritnM.-
Cr Wseelj end Ax! fiafcshe.l tad Ftnte-1. .nih-r Iron Alio --r T -niae
SkM. "3nJia" Poet floUl Divert. loo felt ti.--eity -J ? r '. 1
.. tr..vi.. .-J Ux'nin j Fittings if all kani-i.
J. (CV WHITTY,
KIKSTOW, N. C,
Announca Arrival of Their
inn nit k j wiwa
CONST8T1XQ 1 lASPLESPin LINK of
; Ladies' Dress oltds,
; , Gents, Youths affiT Boys' C'lothinir.
'"Boots, Shoes; Tlii,
Trunks, Valises, iPctc.
A New and Full pippb' ot
- TiTxlJXT Purniture !
We beg a gcnercfuJjiuhlic to come and ex
amine our block anri1
-j- jJmTlNGEK BROS.
: .SICNOF -TUB CELEE&ATED PEARL SHIRT."
l7m.PeII Ballance & Co.,
SOUTH FITa.lT STREET, NEVBERN, N. C.
.:':.:-.v:;-'Wo arJ not members of the Board oi
;;;Trade, norihae we ever been, and we are
V - carrying a tne Iirtrest and Best Seknued
Stock-of. Fancy and Staple Groceries evrr
' displajed in the eity. ciusistinir nf the t..-
25 VU. Be- r. th' W r. : F'. ; Vi.inmi. had been r.
50 44 Soaih L'i.e VI , ;,.t.,j than mm
100 " Tip Top Klour, ,:i i t !ia.- he amount s-
10O - Pnritr Fiear. .,. w ;j.
.V) ' sWtOft Yir.:.'.r. ,. 1 , ;,. 1 .. . . p, ., , ; , . .
30 " Jmt-Ji Hi'ti F'--;. -. a ,'.,;. at.d he , o;.:.'
25 Juno UnT C-.;.'- r. K'.ju-. . 1
63 bbU. rwx. ::!.::;g::...:;d.i:t :;
MM lb Fit Ilo. ...a
3000 lb. Lob C1i-. , . ,: d
5O0) lb 5moi- ; s', . . t. ,,,,
12fx) zl!o03 I : 1. .-. -. .- -. ''. . .: hi: J,
30 back'.'U F- i '. is .-e ; ,,...:ik: "i;
10 Tmrri l.j..- : ... . -a is
23 Tin Ciu.-i l.i.- : : ,., i . , , . :
4000 lb, cboi.-e."-. ".-: 1 - v
10OO lb fb n-es' ,'-!-.- :: ' '. .' 7 "i: ' :.
500 fil'oo Vn: . , ' . .. ..
300 gill.'en ('-. i-r.
230 W -i''-' a -".000 ;. -
13 bbU- Tbi." Sa!'. , . , . i
100 box Sop.
40 b CotTef, s .
31) JfTUMS KiWDe'
100 fco (' 1 . . '
13 bJX Kr r. 1 i '.
llMi L'- 111
4.) bi i .
10O.0M) (-.lv5 :: l
IVSH) b 1.. - .
I i'. F- 11 K '
: -i i
10 i y ' 1
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t OTTON II i:i I .
lllAVKN STREET, "KVIEUN, N"
i K v f ( iil'.M'Y IlrHT
K ro ra tli ( ol
the Board of Jaatlrft.
li'.iPj your .it tout ion to the
,i,-:r i.: :!;. i-.'iuity. the commas
M.'iirr-. thinkm.; that i statement
rel.iTiw .i its origin iinil the
amount of money that has been
coHeete'l irom the people and paid
'here.'::, w.eild not tx nuintere.st-
:,: to , ;-her ou ..r the taxpayers.
,o u!i!ii : : the I". .l!ow inp :
At .:s .lime ti-rni ot lVil, just
'!i:rty earsatfo. the county Court
Mi.idi .i sii!scrr..tio:i in behalf ot'
. , ' . . .i
'ie !eoi. hi o r.txeii countv, to the
1 ' , , . .. ,
canitai Stock ol llie .vuiiuiic aim
North Carolina K.ulroiul Oimpauy
of one hundred and titty thousand
dollars. One hundred and forty
seven thousand and five hundml
dollars was in county tmnds, draw
:nc j:it-tit at the rate of six per
cent per annum; the remaining two
thousand and the hundred dollars,
,h, at various times, paid in cash.
M 'N KV I. 'I.I.KCTED.
In 1 s.Vi, with a levy of sixty-three
cnts on the poll and sixty-three
cents on the lt)0 valuation of real
and liersunal prowrtv, there was
collected for this debt fO.l.'.'k'?. 5,5.
I"or the year 1S.";. the record as
far as examined, and they have
been laUriously searched, do not
show the amount eoltecte-d. but the
le only, which was eighty cts.
on the poll, and fifty cts. on the
flCH) valuation, and which, there
tx)ing no evidence that the valua-
lion was different from the valua-
tion of the preceding year, ought to
have yielded about S.OO0.00
hor the years inji- .
aud X there has also
thus far been foaml no
record of the sums col
leeted, only the levy, but
for the year 1"'., the
levy was fl.20 on the
poll and 7." cts. on the
K0 valuation and
For the years LViT-'oS
and '('. refened to
aUive. the levies ware
the same as for K'J.
and in the absence of
evidence to show a
change m valuation, it is
but fair to assume that
the same levies, upon the
same amounts of prop
ert, yielded the same
amounts of revenue.
have therefore estimated
the tax collected for the
debt during those years,
at the same amount as
t he tax collected for t he
ear 1 v'.i, to wit:
For t he vear 1 s."7
.. " IvVs
For Wil , there is also
no reoord, thus far, tiU
found, of the amount col
leeted. only the levy,
which was $1.10 on the
poll, and .d cts. on the
$1(N) valuation and
should have y lelded
For the years Wi' to
1 s7 1 1 nchisi re no record
has lnrn found that a
!e was made.
For t he ear 1 "72 no
record has U'eli found of
the amount collected,
but of the levy only,
which was !0 cts. on the
For ; 1k year 1 "7 ! t he
lew was "l.(Xi on the
lo( valuation ai.d
I ; is fiir ! o assume,
theretore. that the levy
of ;in cts. of t he preced
;n ear of ls7' pro
iticeil the sum of
1 7 4 t he levy was 1 ,hi
on the loo valuation
pn uluci ng
1S7."i lew -1 'Jo
17 7 1.2o
For 1 7s : he levy was
M.2". i.'i 1ih and 1 to
Hi. 207.1 1
jr.. 1 20.
a ; a tot , I ol
next year. l-7'.
t w a.s fan. ltd. at:
standing the ,-:
s-.im of J t'd.'.ro
been colh etci :
:t was f .11ml t h
v 1 1
1 :;:c. pal. ot :g.:i i..
-,ui:r in a now sp.iper. was
:n valid, t he t ai s : u ; lir
to leiriturv .11 1 1 I . J 1 1 T i have
not lii.-eii ii'unii'M. ami
the .--hel'ltr pot j .oiieil ills
sale until the trc.isiiiei
ol t he State oiiiihl le i-i 'li
Sllltetl. ailil t'oilseijliellt !y
has not et set ; led . ; !,
t he ei 'ini ty . I r is t In o i ! i r .
however. I n 'in tin- (lose
collect loiis u h:c!i I he
-herill reports ha nig'
maile t hrouli.'i:; the
other poitioiis ol' tin
conn ty. that t he re a n ue
win not te matei i.iiiv lie
... . , .
creased roni hat ot tin
will not he matei lall v
precedingyear, 1 ssi'. and
that the amount realized
for the debt will fall but
little, if any. below the
Making, as tar as has
thus far been aseei tamed
from the record, a irraiid
total collected for the
payment ot the debt of
Since the funding of
the debt m 1 s 70. there
has been collcited. m-
eluding the .ir..Mio f,,i
out of which . alter pay-
in g the interest and the
! commissions of the
sheriff, treasurer and
trustee ot the sinking
fund, there has been paid
on the principal of the
thereby rcdiiLin the
same from 1 lo, 29032
its amount on the
September, is?!, to I 1 s.i-j.Vmi
its total on the .'."!h da
of Api il of t he present
Now to t he amount al
ready paid. o2o. 1.V.1 1
add the amount still due ll.22o.00
now to t hat add the i n
terest that will yet ac
erne before the deb; is
10j207.ll extinguished, about tlo.O'iO.UO
and we have the sum of oos.ilso.ll
From that sum deduct
the amount paid and yet
to be paicl by Pamlico
county, estimated at :,o.(i(io.liii
and we have U.s.i'.so 1
the sum which the stock
in the A. c. N. (J. Kail
road Co.. worth in the
market today, b ss t ha 11
F.OoO. will ' have cost
the taxpayers of this
county when this debt is
The par value of the
county's otock is 1 jo.doo.oo
The par value n tin
State's stock is 1 .J'oti.OOO
l'.ut if this debt was paid. Craven
10. 20, .11 county would have paid moiecish
1(5.207.1 1 tor her stock than the State has
paid for hers, and yet in the man
agement of the load, the county, as
against the State, h.'.s no control
The records ,, ; l,,- county are
lot at all 111 the pel U ot condition
that thev should be. and ill the
opinion of the commissioners, it
Would be money well expended to
li.ivethein thwroughly overhauled
am! examined; those : hat can be.
hunted up, and those that are
missing, where possible, remade.
Thev believe, however, troni the
data obtained. notwithstanding
that the u cords f t several years
could not be found, that the above
st itement is. in the mam. a correct
exhibit of the count.v's debt, ami n
t he records lor the est 1 m at ed v eai s
should come to llht. will be I'Mllld
In differ but little irom them.
'I'!,,- nresetir lloard. .i-iiiinii '
control of the countv at a period
'Wlieil ples.sri; upon all MHis 1 1
heav v and lillin bei le.-s Hidglnellis.
its papei was i.h-:n; into the
li.mds ol s .cull' oi s at a discount
of irom On to 7i per nn:, by untir
ing elb'l'ls, have tiua'.iv succeeded
in raising its credit virtuailv to par.
and its obligations vvlncii. a few
v 1 lis were looked Upon as a 1
in 'A . ' i 1 "ii ; va! 11 e. a I e I egaia led to-
1 i , 1 as aniiin the very IkM secur
ities m the S:ate. ami are sough'
no! onlv bv those having inonev of
tin ir ow 11 t,
hav m.j the ,i
I I a II,
III ri-r 1 1 ii i nr Work on the Farm,tti
l li ardr ii, Ktr.
i : r ..w s i .-.-;'.:: Ti'imi'iiiit.
I' v km V '1:k. Corn. A portion
oi crop may be planted this'
month. That which is growing;
should have level culture, and the ;
land stirred by hoe or cultivator at j
least every week until it tassels.
I'i,iy'r. I si' plaster freely on!
he i "i n and tobacco crops.
.').; I'.i'.'jii, lli'tx, Mtimjolds (t)i'l
( ',: .-rut. May yet be sown, or may
be ti ansplanted in
from the thinnings.
Millet ami Corn Sow these for
feeding green in summer, or for
cured provender, or ensilage. For
the latter, corn is the best crop that
can be grown.
JI-'.rrcxt. Be sure to have all the
tools and implements in prime or
der, and a sufficient number ol help
engaged in time, R0 that harvest
. . .... . .
111. iv ie for r irontr 1 in t ie nuickesr
time. Cut all grain when in the
iloncli titate Tlo nnf lpf it crpt.
t 1 1
dead ripe, even topeed. - i
She, p. Shear them, and let it be
cai'elully done. Keep them pro-
reeled from storms until thev have
become habituated to the loss ot
1 heir heaw coats. Spread tar on ,
, , - , ,
the salt troughs to keep - eff gad j
rlus. Hang bells on the necks Of j
every sixth old sheen to protect'
Salt. Provide this in plenty for
. . . , . -
all stock at this season.
Fit hi 1'tax and Brans. Sow
these either in drills or broad cast.
Sow also buckwheat, if only an
acre, for family use.
Mi .iduicx and Hay Grounds. As
soon as the hav has been removed.
fertilize lightly, and let them re-
main two months before stock is
turned upon it. You will then
have a tine fall pasture.
Manure. Lose no opportunity to it in his power to receive a good educa
haul out and spread manure even tion. There is now no excuse for even
ll 't is rather coarse Place 't on 1 t'le most thriftless to remain in
poor spots, or where it will do the i?nnmce-the poorest orphan can now
1 1 V -s stand upon an equal footing, go far as
most good. the advantages of this school are con-
I'm LTUY. Every farmer should cerned. with the most bkssrd in this
How be able to count his Chicks by , world's treasure.
the hundred and some of the early What more can we ask fur? Living
hatched will soon be ready to mar-i"7t ' "" f eovernn:cnt
, ,, . .-i-i that guarantees to every man. woman
ket. Many place their chicken i and child the iarsest iibertv consistent
coops around in the garden, keep-'. with the general welfare: 'a Coustitu
llir the mother lieu confined, but tion. the like of which has never been
allowing the chicks to range at will. : known and enjoyed by man and hav-
If placed iu the immediate vicinity , 'ng "r habition in a land fruitful and
.' , . , . ' 1 bounteous in the extreme : a soil capa-
ot the s.mash and melon vines they ble of producing two crops in the same
will keep thttm free from the year : our waters teeming with fb-h of
troublesome striped bugs usually SO every kind : a climate healthful ;.nd
verv destructive. Ill fact, voting conducive to longevity: and poss-ssvd
chicks will be found to be of a de- of neither poverty nor riches: with E!l
.... , of these olive branches around your
,-ided advantage in the garden, tables, vou are indeed, mv friend., in
Mistakes in keeping poultry is the language of the great Virgil, "too
sometimes made'in this way: they happy and fortunate if you know your
are very successful with a Hock of own good."
from twelve to twenty, because the, J he.r e; to nur lef' s -nr'inB ano-h-r
, . , - ii splendid monument cT the zeal of tne
fowls have a good range and find trutees and citizens in the cause of t-du-
plcnt v ot insect tooif: the number ol
fowls are increased three-lold and
the three times as many have only
the same range to pick over, and
w here there was lull and plenty for
the small tlock there is not sufficient
for the much larer one, besides
nu inner are not ieu
. v i 1 1. O s Is,',
In nee the tailuie and the reason tor
It. ( i ;vc the tow Is and chicks milk,
claboer and buttermilk, thev are
exceedillillv fond of it in atlV form,
aid it is nourishing and good for
hem. If any of the young chicks
at pear droopy, don't jump at the
conclusion that they have the
"pip," the "gapes." the ' cholera,"
etc . bur take them up and examine
tin in carefully and you will find
the "bugs" are the cause of it, and
mac tenths of the diseases that
; i , 'ii ble poultry originate solely from
li, ,-. It should be remembered it
is mi:, !i easier to keep lice away
than to dnve them away. Don't
let jinn chicken coopj remain in
the same place more than three
da.vs before moving them to new
ground. No doubt very many of
the bioods have now been given a
lull i.ii'gc, but they will find their
way back to their coops in the
evei'iiig, and they should be met
with a good supper. The coops
should leceive a good whitewashing
inside, leaving them turned up to
the miii till dried. Fanners would
soou tind that their cattle and pigs
w " aid not pax " if they were sei ved
s ';., fouls generally are. An
".' baid makes an excellent poultry
and it is now- ;l demoiist iafed
lot ::,.:! better and mole apples
ia be i a. i s,-d v ,ei e t he low Is-have
he : iin ol ; he orchai d. Some v ears
'a noted French horticulturist
d.-v o'ed uracil of h;s time in raising
, b, ;. e v.l! ie! ics of fl'uit. 1 le sllc
,- with cveiy t hing but plums,
! :a disgust with his I'lum (uch
.i.,i. a- teuced i; in and made a
, h . b, :: v ai d of it. i Jir:.t .,, ,,,,),
ins; ine a'l'i'iiil.
the thild. tin
t Ii e
V- e I ;
ll I. lie.
e t he v el V
is. T,v thi
w in t at, h Fi
v on want I"i
died an aiiia
- w i '. home
tlosix; ii'viaifiM'soF tiif: M".av
BEUM-: (illlDEI) SCHOOL.
One of tin; ino: j.Ieapant r-ntert-'d::-ments
we li:c, e wi;nes-ecl jn X"W Pt"i i.e
w;is that of I he closing exercise rif tii"
(traded Selinol. whii-h were hnld on th
Acadeniy (ir-- u on I'ridav mrniiHr. A
stand had i-erti en-cto l in a cool, .-hady
8 pot. which : .s appropriately i!r -r:t- !
by the tiris. ar.d on this 1 1 1 e t:n-":
and the graduating '.lus-i were scale i.
while scats wo re provided in front 1 r
the la rye isudi-nce. Aft-r the ii irT-. en'
grades had t
tlie sla.:,.i. 1'r
r, i heir p.e t s ar. i
-or Tlioiaa s i . : i. 1
open with .ra er l.y P..v. C. A. .J i kens.
tervent in spirit, am; m ..
propriate for the ee.ii n.
North State" was then
7th and s;h grades, ma: y
the I th.
(tience joining m th ciioru.
ADiaiKss 0? w . v.r.
By request of Professor 1'ii aaa . ;,'
President of the Board of Tru .tees. H
R- Bryan, r.oi.. aro:
and delivered th
addressed welcome. v hieh was s
nrnnvinlp ri.l e. i : . T . n on -11. -Ii in -
. e--e " t"" : '"v
t wp tiv.'
which i ; as f.
Ladies axd Gr.NTi.;;:,ii:x : It is ir. d . a
gratlfyine to tUt. ln:Moes aiul teac,,,;.
of the New Heme AciJcirv. to sc ;-
sembled hero toil '.v S'l 'many of the
friends and patron- of the ?cliu"'. Tm-y
nail u ?8 ai? evlw1 of the -.eat m-
rising generation. elci.uw . inriee
welcome '. to tics e!obiti.,:i of New
The school, my friends, is to-d:iv in a
more flourishing condition thaa ever
since this Ae.uL-tnv building was
ci it's. i tru .
We have on the rolls th" names ,
five hundred and eighteen children
Isn't this announcement enough to glad
den the heart of every citizen of this
: good old town V Five hundred and
eighteen white children all being eclu
cated and prepared for useful work, free
of expense and charge to their parents.
The day has now arrived, when under
tne uiessmg ot uoa. ana uy ana through
the energy and devotion of a large por
tion of our people, every child, w hite
and black in the citv of New Berne, has
After weeks of au.xietv wt-
have at last been able to Contract for ti.,.
building you see before you. the trus
tees furnishing from tl.e funds of tie
Academy the sum of four thousand ,1 a
lars, and the remainder to be made v.:
by the citizens. Deteimine to-Jay b .-.'.
there shall be no step backward. Al! ,
uul r,"i,--- l:,aL ae uui ;una a . . -
triDUteil let tliem now go tv,rv aro al. :
. There Will be in the new buib
library room where will be kfpt
dard books, magazines m-.d tha j
pal newspapers of the owi.try.
the cui.'iiS can nave th" omcht ,,i
privilege of the library : .-it tin. re. r-;
and examine the books, and carry a:
book to your home upon giving .". prep
receipt for the same.
The library contains now. aith' uga
its very infancy, one thousand v.'lui:.
It is confidently hoped that th-' mm.',
of volumes can be increased at the i
of one thousand per year. Most of t!,.
books huve h"ii purciaist ,1 u it '.x :i
money rai e ! f i .m llie various ent,
tainmeiits given during ti.e year un '.
the supervision , ,f -;!;e .-h.wl. The
ject of the li, ..u l of 1 1 u-tei s an i te
ers is. to biiim a'cut ainnig the piip-!.-fondness
for ge:n r.il an 1 ,-tandar i i.i
rature. a love of letters, and thuselev..
and re line tia- community bring
back to what it was. in point of re.lr.
merit, ta-te f, r literature and g, r. '
culture, in tb.e days , f our grand la.'. 'a.
aud gr ind nn tiiers. In t'no.-e f il
days when New Heme bare the pr.
title of " At la. Hi" of North Carolina.
It has been ue.'hled to-day t aw.
diplomas to thus? pupil who have .
isfaetorily finished their o airse of ; a ;
With these few olj-ervat ions we v.
procei'd to the t xercises of the day.
Next o:i the pr agra in me the
s.v Ll TAT. !.Y
l y Mi.-s M.,ry Allen, of lie- grndu .'.:.
class. In reference to tlo on our i.
bonk we had 'h-' word ".-p'.ci; lib
sentiment. r priaten----. st ;.
deliverv it w,,;bd have been '!'- :::.;
to a fe-"radua e of Peace. S:. M
Cireeiiibi-ro Coib-ge or ;.ry tb..- !.
i. !:i:tii'i. a::.; i t-tts, :: - .
I ' i tb 'lh.anas c.bbd the loll- v.b
pupils to the stall 1 who l-.e.-iv.--.'; c it
cates of distincti al ::: th :r r. -:
Second bra b ll s i li .ii. Ar
. : i
. ,-i .. .. -
for i. ii
M r. M. - a -lev
Haia;.- aa ! Ku
F tiitli I. .a.;
, 'battle ( "i'edie.
Daws, .n an 1 S.
Fifth i b.i b
i 'I'edh'. A !,. !!;
a -t tt.i
n ll 'i:-
l , r:
M a 1
N ' i :
. .ns maimer.
v.vl.Kl'l. "i"' a : v .
Mr. Fred Thomas, of th
cla s, ca ne next with the
which was wa ll delivered
hen ring llie
mu'ks of a bin n orator.
WITill'iiAVVN ANii i'ANEI.
At this point ivev. Mr. Vass arose and
announced that it became his painful 1
duty to inform the pupils and the public
that Prof. O'Neal had withdrawn his ap
plication for a position in the school for
the re.xt year, and as; a testimonial of
the high regard in which he was held
by his eias-j. jR' had the pleasure of pre- i
senting him. on the part of the class, a
beautiful cane. As the Professor went
forward to accept it a shower of boquets
were hurled at him. He is a good
teacher and his many friends here wish '
him success in his future field of labor ;
w-hercver it may be.
The cane presentation was followed !
bv a song Auld Lang Syne from the 1
Third and Fourth Grades in words well
suited for the occasion.
The graduating class
Allen and Leah Jones
Thomas, were present c
llie President of the l.oar
. Misses Maiv
and Mr. Fred
d diplomas by
d in the follow-
mg language :
"Take these evidences of your scholar
ship and good conduct, and cherish
them as among your most precious or
naments. In after years, when you
grow to be old men and women, this
day will be one among the brightest in
your memories. Recollect mg that
tn .vvledge is power, stop not herein
your pur-e.it ol the same, but press for
ward to the front rank, and endeavor to
stand, a peer among the w ise. the good
and honored of the earth."
Tiie response, by Miss Lottie Hubbs,
was well read, but her sweet, gentle
voice is not strong enough for reading
to a large out-door audience, conse
quently many did not hear it distinctly,
though it was well received by all.
The benediction was pronounced by
Ulv. Mr. Vass. and thus closed the sec
ond year of the New Berue Graded
Aud now we with to say a word to our
people about the future success of the
school. It is hoped to have l he new
building completed in time for the open
ing, of the next session. But the new
building is not all that is needed. Do
we de-sire to make New Berne the edu
cational center for this entire section'
If so. we must have a large, well-arranged
hall in which to have the annual
commencement exercises, so that our
friends may come from the country to
witness them. No belter advertisement
can be made for a school than these an
nual exhibits where large numbers of
people from the surrounding country
gather to see what has been done, and
see if it is a proper place to send their
children to be educated.
We are glad to see so much unity
among the trustees, and such earnest
efforts on their part to make this school
a success. Evidence of this on their
part will draw the hearty support of the
community. Let us regard this institu
tion as a common interest around which
we can all rally, and New Berne will
soon regain her former proud position
in culture and literature.
Till: MEl'TENANT (lOVEKNOK.
Saj. John Unfile, of New Berne.
Where there are so many good men
choose from, it surely cannot be
i iiicJ invidious to let one's choice
1! upon the p r of any of the many,
r f veil the Good Book saith: "For
,::iv are called but few- are chosen."
hf'Tio therefore that we shall be
,a.i'ib ne,l by tlie zealous friends of all
r:uiiMates before the convention when
we .-ay that our decided preference for
I.i-uu-nant-Governor is Ma.j. John
Habfs. ,.f New Heme. There are!
a aav reasons why he would make an ;
a (la.able and t-flieient officer and why
be s!i.ul'.l be nominated. We will take i
up a few of them at random. He is by ;
'..! ore; of the best aud most elo- '
onent speakers iu the Stale, and as a ;
-lum! orator has feu- superiors. He
never does any thing by halves, and will
a n v from the mountains to the sea-r-hi.rt-.it'
he be nominated, lie has the
i ndurauee and the physique t " stand'
the fatigue and will not give out. He
h .s a irreat amount (.if personal maguet-:s-i,i
an 1 attracts peaple to him, never
::; b;, an enemy, and adds to his al
i air sreat p,.j)ularity wherever he
... .. ii:s pleasant and engaginR man-
:--r r.ia! bis kind and gentle words fin
,-v. -r he meets make even his po-
lersi.nallv friendlv to him.
m .o be
bi he i'e put on th ticket he will
: far i'rmn being tlie strongest of
an liilatf after he lias completed
:r.v,..-s ,.f tbe State. He will have
ad to carry, for lie belongs to no
- n a- faction, and it will be inipas-
lie i-' a railroad ran-
b l'b.cis in ia, manner connected
rai,i'o:el and i.- ii' t even the
f any raiir"'.'l t"ek. except a
j...itrv siiares ol llie rale uiousiy
u- "Ma bet K . , b " !! i- perfect ly
: i: 1 1 1 a : ran 1 a a a
j. lba'h''- is a la'. '.a-;- , f ri e i x
II'.'.'. n '!!!), ::i:.-s : ' ab a re. ata I
: pv, si- i i a o: ii' "!' ' ! Ill-' S- nale
: ' ; ::. 1 b 1' a : a: i b .; i a 1 v . the
..:..! i.i-: ::. !! i- a r -.-l.'-nt .
1 r ia
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tia. I 1 ' ii-
P vt : p. ',.:.' , t
::'.:!'.-- r " ! 1 1 iiiv
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; : .y v.'i: ii 'in
1 1 -t
' 'ill 1 h-tri'-t. f. ,r if th;.i
a 1 1 .j w' c 1 t h n l 1 h - - w . n 1
i. :ar; m a very
Democratic Muss cling in Onsbm.
A mass meeting of the Democratic
citizens of Onslow county was held at
Jacksonville on the 2d inst., for the pur
pose of appointing delegates to attend
the State and Congressional conven
iens. The meeting was called to order by
C. Thompson, chairman of the Execu
tive Committee, who stated the object
of the meeting.
(i. T. Earned was requested to uct as
On motion. A. J. Murril! was appoint
ed permanent chairman and G. T. Ear
A committee was then appointed to
draft resolutions for the consideration
of the meeting, which resulted in the
appointment of the following gentle
Stump Sound. J. W. Spicer: Jacksan
ville, A. C. Huggins; RichlandB. C.
Thompson: White Oak, A. B. Carroll;
Swansboro. D. J. Sanders.
While awiiing the report of the com
mittee, Messrs. C. Koonce, Frank
Thompson . jr. and G. W. Smith were
called upon, who responded with thrill
ing speeches. Through Mr. A. C. Hug
gins the committee reported the follow
ing: Resolved, That the course of our
worthy Representative in Congress,
Flon. Wharton J. Green, meets our ap
proval and w e recommend him for a re
nomination. Resolved. That we recommend for
the office of Lieutenant-Governor Maj.
Chas. M. Stedman. of New Hanover, h
man in all respects capable, worthy and
deserving of the position, and one who
will add strength to the State ticket.
Resolved, That whoever the State
and Congressional conventions may
nominate, we agree to bury all personal
preferences and give to each our hearty
and united support.
They were unanimously adopted as a
Then came appointments of delegates,
which resulted as follows:
STATE CONVENTION. j
Stump Sound Hill E. King and Dr.'
E. VI . Ward.
Jacksonville John Marshburn and
N. K. Armstrong.
Richlands E. Murrill and F'rank
White Oak C. Gerock, jr., and C. S.
Swansboro G. T. Earned and Major
! County at large S. B. Taylor and E.
L. Francks jr.
Slump Sound N. N. McMillan. J. V.
' Spicer, Ahram Sandlin and E. W.
I Jacksonville G. W. Taylor. G. Scott.
I G. W. Blake, sr., and B. L. Kellum.
Richlands David E. Sandlin. E. L.
' Francks. sr., C. Stephens and L. It.
White Oak Geo. D. Mattocks. G. W.
Smith. A. B. Carroll and Win. H. Mills.
' Swanhoro Sol. Gornto. Major Rus
( sell. E. W. "Wwmd and A. F. Farnell. jr.
, County at Larger A. C. Huggins .and
T. B. Henderson. ...
On motion, the chairman and secre
tary wereadded to the list Of delegates
to both State and Congressional conven
tions. On motion, the secretary was re-
quested to send a copy of the proceed
: ings to the New Berne Journal. Golds
i boro Jfc.sNCDfcr and Wilmington Star
I for publication.
There being no other business before
j the house, it adjourned.
A. J. Murrill. Chairman.
! G. T. Earned, Secretary.
Magistrates' Meeting in Onslow.
The time having arrived for the elec
tion of county commissioners, the
magistrates of Onslow county met at
Jacksonville on Monday, the 2ml insi. .
and after affecting a permanent organ
ization by electing Dr. W. J. Montfoid
chairman and Geo. W. Blake, jr., secre
tary, the following gentlemen were
elected county commissioners to sei-..-for
the next two years:
From Swansboro. township. 1
Gornto: Whit" Oak township. .Inn. I'.
Custom Jacksonville township. It. 1
IVlletier: Richlands township, lb I..
Franks; Stump Sound township. I i '.
The follnwing fcientlemen wen'rW't, d
t'manee committee f..r the county:
White Oak tnwnship. C. S. Ilewilt:
Swansboro town-lnp, A. F. Farnell. sr. .
ili'-hlan, Is tnwnship. N. Ib Armstrniig.
Frank Thompson, jr.. was eleetid
('uuty Superintendent of Public lo
After levy ing the necessary taxes br
the county, and transacting snnie mis
ceil'iiieous business, the board adjnurne l
'i hronirli Ki eights.
June ath. issl.
Km ; ,k J, a io a ia My attention has
lu. n ra;iL.,i t statement in your
paper that "through freight and paasen-
KH,r tr;lins , t),e mountains is what the
,,',, want." The present manace-
.,., ,,f ,),.. A & N. C. K. Ii . it must
gratify ynii t" learn. concur ilh
v u m bos opinion. Therefore, u
ii.ive in, w ears at Morehead aril on tbe
road on the way to that place loa led
w.ih f'.in.auie from Loui-ville. Ky..
ll, uht ah l all charges to be paid at
p ei t "I d. -1 1 nation as y ou will st In
io:, ' 1 w.i v labs. A nd we m hi hi
. i ladiy sen 1 any freight nur peeple
,l..s;r,. tn Louisville or points I,,-
, , .,, 1 , ,r t , an v tmint nit the North i ' it
ni "j- Western North Camlina h' I
a,F. S'e al.-n send freiclit thr.'Ug!, t
1 Iva'htll''!'. '1 wllle .'.it eliaiig,',, fi lls. I m
til, r. m:ii i xeelb tit express agent Mi
" 1 1 a. let'-' .11 is rveeivilig pac k a g - , '. ' a
.'ir r,',: 1 ir. .ni iaii''pJ ia N'1" V:b
' tin n bv Ail bail and Hay Fine to N.'ie
' : , a'll charges pal 1 here. la Kibii
lain summer e x ai i - ion I ket-. can u . .
" be l.ntighl at .mv "f the s:ati 'ti- "ii n
loadto Hi, buy. I'llliovb'l. M'ranO'ii.
I.I. n Alpine, lllack Mountain. A-hwbe
Warm Springs. Wayne.-viiie. i 0 . . .
AN. , w e soil tickets t,, t Ie- ly I
1 ,w ,!.g . ints: Kaleigh. W nnmig
in. p, , r t s 1 1 ) , . 1 1 1 1 1 via ii hbne ail.
'..-la: n. H-.!nmore. Philadelphia.
N, w V.-ik. I ' ' 1 1"' two la-! ,atles 1 a
,' .;,, r i.i P. iy lane or All Rail. Si, , p
, - . i - 1 1 in ib" North ' ' imlma I ; ,i 1 1
1 ,. i ! :i n her w e-t will he i n n
. ',e Ma. bead Mid baggage
;. I.' d thi-'iigh ail
W'e 111 l.n'l b i
Largest Hotel Enterprises
'-r.cn., H.'iys t!it n a a..?-tnger from
V'','a oi. ?i;iril . sh' yoiirc nrot:tHlCJ
1 n. 'n t'i ( firly iay of nnijft-Htimi 1 C'n 1
' . i. ;( mi:, il t!iM n ol iin- ontr oi '
' - i - 1 ! f-i l ! i 1. 1 !'. . u- 1 1 jj til rty
. '.i. ale . " :. Hv tut lit of
y,M't tiHMi V.v. I.mi.axd lia reeoninmii!l
A nt's S us W AftiLi.t In luniiy similar
cnsi, ami hp liar npver y't beard of it full
ure to etlVrt ft radical cure.
Koum years Ago one of Mr. I.PXAXn' farm
l:ilNn rr hrulsed his rg. Ow I ic to tU bud
mate of Ins blood, mi uply Kcrofulnwn f welling
or lump appeared ou tbtn lnjur-Ml ljnib, Ifof
ribl. Itching of the fkin, with burning and :
drtrting pain tlirouzh the lump, HUui lif
nlniont Intolerable. Th leg bcfjn enor
mously enlarged, ami running ulcer fonht,
discharging great quaiititiei of ltrinefy
offensive matter. No treatment xrmm of Mf
avail until the man, by Mr. tKLAXI dlreo
tion, was supplied with ATI It's BjJMAI-A
it i i i . a , nhtch Allnye.1 tlie pain and IrrttaitoH,
healeil the poren, removed the awfetliiig, Ka4
completely restored the limb to use.
Mr. Leland baa personally used
fr nhpumallHm, wltli entire iwcih ; KitAa
Rftr careful observation, delan that la -his
bolii-f. thore U uo ruedlciua In LUa a or 111
equnl to i for the cure of Liver DlaortWra
(lont. thn rffoct of hlfh llrlaa;,' Rait
Rheum, Snrp, Kruptlona, and mil thm
various ftirina of blood rtlanagra
Wo hare Mr. I.ki.a.mp' K-rmlMloD to InrlU
all ii li" may .li-aire further erldenca la ragard
the ex1 rnnrililiary curatlrs powers . 0
AVKII'H SARKAI'ARtl.l.A tO M him pOrOn- '
nlly either at hi mammoth Oceaa HolI,
I .ng Urnm h.or at the popular Leland Hot,
Uroftilway. 27ih and 2sth Street, Naw York.
.Mr. laa ami's extensive knovledg of (It .
pno.il ,l,i, e by thla UDeqnaOlml rrxlleaitor of
blood polaona ennblon blm to give inQulrajra
much valuable information. -
Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mats.
Sold by all Druggist; SI. six liottles for VS.
CHAS. H- BROWN,
'! T O It N i: Y - A T - L A W ,
KKASVILLE. M. C.
Pr.K-t ro In the Nnntlof IMipllD. Inolf
Craven, .lmen and Onslow,
t 'ol le.'t ton tf Cla tins a specialty.
i '"iTeBp-mdoncv soIlcltrd. n- ftrSwfliB'
P. II. PELLETIEB,
Joimi Coamt. IK a
Will iiniriic- in the Courts of Carteret, Jonoa.
i insiow urn! Craven.
Sppcial nttontlon given' tothe oolleetloa ol
rhilniK, mid aettllng estate of deceased per
l)Ki::i.R V. HTROJf o,
R ilelgh. N. C.
dai in. s. rcmiiT,
Klnaton, M. V
STRONG & PERRY,
KINSVON, H. C,
ATTDRM'VS ANc COCSSELLORS IT IIW."
Hnvlnt! furmed a copartnerajilp for the
iiriKt Ice nf I lie law In Jones ecu ntVT'will reao-,
larly aitPinl the ronrta of the same.
Httenthm pal,! to colletlona.
nun 1'2-iiAv.lf KTIIUNQ DERBY,'.'.
PHII,, HOLLAND, JR
OWJIH R. OVIOJV.
HOLLAND & GUION, 1
oiTlei. on I'ruvi'n bI., two iloers above Pollock
wail prartlce In the Counties of Craven
M,,w, Ciirt.crot, rarnllcoand Lenoir
a I t attention imld to collections.
M. s'v-.-s., ei.XMXIVT MA JV1.T.
S I EV1 r.1 0 N S & MANLY.
ATTOUNEYS AT LAW.
ill jinn t l.-e In t he Oonrt of ("raven, Jones,
lesi.'W, i 'artret, ramllco, Lrfinolr nnd Hyde,
n 1 Hie l-'e,ier.l Court at New Heme.
DR. G. L SHACKELFORD,
NEWBEEN, N. C.
i it!!, e on Middle street, over Miss Kate Oer
r:iw:ivK MllUneiy store, opposite .Iiaptlat
Ten Years Practical
.1. D. CLARK,
ivKWBr.Ris. n. c.
(KTlee ,,: ,'i'iven street, between Pollock
and Hi, uid. 4prl7-d4wly
1 .1 M N M . K. Cl.AKKB.
MOORE & CLARKE,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
New I tor no, N.
, , ; i i t in 1 1 t '. .it ri s of ( 'art-ret, m-
,n. i.r.-.i,.. Hi!.. .I.ihn. I.rnolr, Oimlow
an-i I1..'!. ii Mil ' e
A :k . -i i h -s i : p r . iim- i I nt llMle-tiih fcnd
ill.- I o - ! - ' - 1. 1 Ni Mf rue Hitii
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a i i m;n ky at i, aw,
iii'ifi tt rut Wy n
. -1 vtuii's t'uiirt at
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M-i.. Hi imp.
Kli;i!it ii Iron Works.
! V I I ill I I , l'rip..
1 .'.I Jsli Water Btrjiet,
Mll'.l Hi ll. ..
i-'.Niil N i iioaKKS.
r'.i'.. iv i G list Mills,
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