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INDEPENDENT 1 1ST VLTL, THINGS.
Term $U.OO Per Ve
NEW BEKXE, CRAVKX COUNTY. N. C, .11 I. Y 7. w
'i "Nj 1
Borne have pleuty, some have more.
We h&re enoagh and so mach to spare
To talk to yoa matters concerning onr store.
wkicfc hvlact aJid substance is jast
Chaoia-aooner, to tell yoa, that oar new spring gooI have come in, .viul
wbt U still better we have sold a good quantity of them already, bat
not eooagh to break the Immense assortment In the various branches of
LADIES' DRESS GOODS m the new loading shade,
Ginghams, Pongees, India Lawns, Piques, Em
broidered Dress Robes "J 0
Fine line of Notions, Handkerchiefs, Buttons, Ruch
ingw, Ttvarlajtiny Trimmings, Embroideries, Para
sols U TariouJ ityles, in fact w cannot enumerate all we have
for the ladies. i
READY MADE CLOTHING in any quantity for Men
and fcojs Plenty of Shoes at all prices. beMdes the well known
Ziegler Bros. make. Gents' Hats, Neckwear, and
so forth. Panta Goods from l" w. per yard to l.:r.
in truth most anything needed that may add
which you will surely
to Yonrs sincerely.
8 of "The Celebrated Pearl Shirt."
Fourth of July Celebration!
ANBiBUY YOUR SUMMER GOODS AT
W hr hi aw aid anut&ntly arriving, Seasonable Goods for
Summer W6r, coasistug of Drabdete Suits, Seersucker.
Alpsca, Serge and Flannel Coats and Tests.
Oar sUe i of Underwear U the Best and Largest to be seen
In the City. Lile Tired, Blbrigan, Game and Net Undershirts and
Drawer to nalcb. BtBeehed Jeans Drawers. 50c.
I Shirta w haTe a rare variety. All who have used The Pearl Shirt
11 - ' - - - U. V ;L . J A r, ; t. t r,f Tf.n'j yI tjz I!n ttnno
iTv.i J- cv:- u-. ;n
any 25o. Shirt i. Kew Berne. 6 ! " flr . n w , P,r d
FUitedBofli, Pki uxi Colored Shirts ; Lawn Tennis Shirts and Shoes, j frm abroad KhodcKiendron bios
xr iZr-TZ-L i . o i soms m great clusters in natures
new ur vi lueiuia obu.s ouuen jus, iinnu. ,
CbUanlOo, Cniflj 15.; Celluloid Collar and Cuffs, fall assortment.
Handkerchiefs, 8iIk,Linen and Cotton, all prices. The best Linen Hand-i
kerchief joa ever got for 15c i
H. Esse, Vhit and Colored "eckwear, new hu ju.-t received. Initial
Scarf Pins, all letter ia a few days, onlv 10c. Porpobe Hide Shoe Laces.
Gent's Garter, silk and ootton. Sleeve Supporter?, Cuff and Scarf K' j
Bathing Suits just arrived. Firemen'.' llubb- r C'.ats. Hats ar. i Bo. t
Trvska, Valise, Straw Matting. Carpets, Uugs, etc.
Be sure and call on us before you buy.
HOWARD & JONES,
Opp. Episcopal Church, Pollock St.
HIS CLOTHING EMPORIUM
to the Sire lately occupied by Wm. Hollister, where with more Room to display
hie increased Stook, he is, with the assistance of
IVlIi. SAJvIUlL. I- BALL,
prepared to show and sell at Hard Pan Prices.
The FINEST, NOBBIEST, NEATEST, PRETTIEST and BEST
Gents' Furnishing Goods,
Straw, Derby and Fur Hats,
Boots and Shoes,
Dry Goods, Etc., Etc.
I AM SOLE AGENT FOB
1 1 BATTLES' MEI'S CALF SEWED $2.50 SS8ES
Th only Shoe sold In thu cut that Htm WARKiXT
Kt; by the Manafmtnrer Ti Mfc ot HVJ4KTUMV
CCSroMKRfi, vIk fcTPir pair ts Wmuitli ilroavd
any of them tn any way wtthlu aay regnonatde time
give oat. I will npon return of dtmu'd pall and states
men I mm to ler-fta ot wear, e Itukr KKjrc.to the ilolv
Of oiti isonm tw pair is xjcchaxu. It l the
beat, finest and cheapest shoe In the world for the
money. Theyoome In Hulion. l'laln an i atarp Toed
Ooncrrsa ana Ijie Ip Sbo.
1 h" testtmomials from some of nor beet and lead
In elllrena. who have bought the - B ATTLES SHOE,"
eume of which have worn one pair a ionic as 1? month,
and pronounce It ihe Best, cheapest and easiest Wear
ing Stioe tn lae wor.it
I reetctfnllT solicit an inspection of
Uoa to all purchasing from as.
Middle Street, at Wm.
Girls and Young Ladies
Fall corps of Teachers.
Write for terms to
IltflillJ. I I a I 1
J 1-7 is Maav Tiawi sor Kiaoa i aara ia w-
SgSleaaaa SW alawlaaaiyWayra jraajgnal
aaawt teaaa a is.ia-a wwai o
s ef Tr esla, M
f. wtt iihwa-a i"P"",
. BAIL BROTHERS,
HAVE REMOVED TO THE1K
TWO STORES, SOUTH OF
."AnditMP Of IXOUB. MEATS,
'VTetrtblnc. la 'AdOiJEiiY .1
XO IF WtlCES for CABJL :
this, that we haven't had any taar
Furniture, Glassware and Groceries,
to your happiness,
giving yonr patronage i tbe exception ot old IMlot his ex-
! perience in motintaneons explora
i tions has been in other States, to
j the neglect of the superior scenery
n, . n.. s:.,;rf
our Stock and guarantee entire aatisfac- 1
Ho'.lwter'i Old Stand, Sic of Flag.
so, nxr. o.
ail if nil l 'l whoo MT.
ot taa aamso i ini 1 1 . V3
aa m ilanKMmini.niw
THXITWaT. 6o taoaaa, 3. tws Haa.M. tteet, ;
HARRIS REMEDY CO CarnsT
Trial of our Appllnooa). Am, lor Tsjrmal
THEIR FORMER STAND,
COFFEE. aUGAIt. 8YHFP8
8NUEF ANI CIGAitS, an
J2iE A fufL. STOCK and at
V . f J v". 841'
Ii-F f fc-JWlllm Ta a StTRX Bamcn Ulu hu
CA I VXAjQ Ict'BXD Ifniaai.iti. doM aa taMrfcn I
aaBaaMa.T fmW msmxaom wo ovmMaa, am ran pa
TBTE TTJRN OF THE TIDE
BY C. A. SIM COCK.
The h.irbor lights are dim with
which hacKs about the under fby.
.nd wraps tha simple fisherfolk.
In lurid mist as they ko by.
Along the shore the wind blowe free
Keen t iliiiht kisses the wan sea
Far out; steer thither, watch with m
The tender stars come Out on high
The sky n deepening overhead .
The sail tlaps looee: the wind has
d ied :
The water laps the boat like lead;
Faint ripples plash against the side.
And shimmer with unearthly light:
The harbor lamps are out of sight .
We drift into a starlees night
Tigether on the ebbing tide.
How still how strange the tide is
We eddy round we drift no more.
What swell is thi- whn'h sweeps us
To where the gatheric breakers
About the pale unlighted land .'
Can any tell if we shall stand
Safe in the morning hand in hand
Upon the steep and rock-bound
From the .Mountain.
Editor Journal: A sojourn
in the mountains has be n a long
delayed pleasnre of your correspon-
r?iinr finii a tnrn amontr f hn nuiiin.
i tain8 pf -orth Carolina a still
i longer delayed enjoyment. With
of 'astern North Carolina.
By reference to the map yon will
fe that these lines are penned
a xnt the spot where the Western
orth Carolina Railroad begins the
winding stairs, to to speak, by
which that road climbs over the
Blue Ridge. The most stupendous
achievement of engineering of this
or any other country commences
ja8t alout here, anil from this point
four distinct views of the moving
trains are had as they completer
encircle the hotel in the serpent-
like coils of the route, which gives
it a fair claim to the title of au ele
vated railway. Tuo situation here
is picturesque and beautiful beyond
description; it has to be seen to be
appreciated. The mountains stand
aroand in magnificent grandeur,
kissing the very clouds with their
ftummits and looking down with
smiling felicity from their superior
altitude, on the plains below.
The foliage of the growing trees
and shrubbery is just losely.
soms in great
unrjory and by no culture save that
of the dame herself. The chestnut
with its beautiful foilage blooms,
' delighting to the eye now and
promising to the palate a rich har-
vest next fall. Hemlock, walnut
and locust, all growing together,
' furnish a handsome border to the
: angelic theatre like plam through
which Mill creek with its continual
murmunngs leaps from rock to rock
in impetuous haste ro the great
level of the sea.
i Further investigaaons and ex
I animation of the surroundings will
j lit- made hereafter and given to
; ou in future epistl'is. but at pres.
' eut the sublimity of the scenery,
'and elegance of the surroundings
are too impressive for further writ
ing. From our city are Mrs. ,1. A.
; Patterson and children, and Miss
I Planner, enjoying the line scenery.
ami others from below are expected
The fountain is not running now
: but will be in a week or so. A
change of basii hasten determined
upon and it will hereafter throw j
the stream from another point with
increased height. The old site will
be converted into an artificial lake,
and where there is dry ground
now it is proposed to have a depth
of water varying from twenty feet
'J-'ap to about as many inches. J his
TH to be peopled witti tisU and
rj4y.entually fished out by people.
I find some difficulty in esti
mating heights and distance here.
An arched viaduct in the railroad
iu full view of the porch of the
hotel was adjudged by my rack of
eye to be about fifteen teet while
by actual measure is forty-eight.
J1V estimate oi distance i sim more
faulty, and when I start to go to a
given point, it always proves fur
ther than I had supposed. But.
for purity of air, and quality of
water, there can be none superior.
A wit has said that the air was so
bracing here that be could lean
again-r vacancy and scratch hi
back with no thanks to the Duke
of Argyle, and I know the water is
so pure aud palatable that it goes
well without lemons, sugar or
.firtutf fermenti, and whenever
they arc combined it is because the
water improves them and not the
The voice of the loaming little
caskades which sounds, for all the
world, like rain iin the roof, ad
monish me that sleep is also very
good here and that 1 had better try
Round Knob. June o. '7.
TriK Coffee Tkee. Co dee is
not a bush, as is populailv sup
posed, but a tite, which, if per
mitted to. grow, will shoot up thirty
or forty feet. When properly culti
vated it is nipped off about six feet
from the ground, thus presenting a
surface from which the berries are
ii i jilv TiinVoiI qtiiI allrcrino tin
maiu stalk to gam strength. The
tall shrubs somewhat resemble the
magnolia with their shinning dark
green leaves but the starry, snow
wLite flowers remind one of orange
blossoms in all but fragrance. The
phenomenon is constantly displayed
of bads, blssoms, green and ripe
fruit, all on the same stem; but
though always flowering and devel
oping fruit, the trne harvest season
is from April to November. When
fully matured the berries are dark
red, looking precisely like a com
mon variety of sea bean. They
turn to a dull brown after having
been picked aud become almost
black by drying.
Mrs. "You have no idea how my part of the bet that each should
husjband snores at night!' Mrs. carry what the other shot. Al
B. ''So does mine; bat I've gpt a ; vanley, at the (dose of the day.
remedy. As soon as he begins finding that he had no chance of
with his rasping, I tie a mouth bar -
monicon under his nose,
makes moat lovely music.
A BASF. lOUt. FRY.
JriT. ron Pni Atraln Imposed Upon.
Ni.w H I.KAN s. .Tune -' The
tclinwing note frum Mr. IVjv- " is
pu!ilhed this morning:
Hf.ai voir. Miss., .lune L'l.
To the Managing l-'ditor ot the
New Orleans I'irriyunt --I )ear Sir:
In our issue ot this morning there
is copied from the Chicago Inl' r
Ottnn what purports 'o be a letter
written by me to Co!. 1'. Howe.
Danville. II!.. from I'.eauvo'.r. Miss.,
June 20. The letter above de
scribed is a barefaced forget y, the
author of which did not qualify
himself for his fraudulent purpose
by learning from persons in the
neighborhood id' I'anville. from
which place it appears he wrote,
such facts as might have enabled
him to make his fiction less palpab
; ly incredible. Please give this
place in your next issue and send
j marked copy to the Inter-Ocean,
I that the imposition practiced upon
' it may tie exposed where it was put
.1 Ki fei;s"N Davis.
Mr. Da is stated :n h;s informal
emivi-rsat ;nn with a representative
of t he I'leaitiine, and not for publica
tion, that the views expressed in
this spurious letter are precisely,
the reverse of those actually enter
tained by him. The troops in the
Union army were all mustered into
the Federal service. The States, '
as such, had no troops in the war,
and eon:'quently all military stores
and trophies captured became the
property of the General Govern- '
ment and subject to control and at
the disposition of Congress only.
Confederate Hags had from time to
time been returned to Southern'
States bv Northern Legislatures
and various military associations.
There was in reality no authority1
under law tor tnese acts ot cour
tesv. but the matter was not eon- t
sidcred of material importance, and
the question was never raised until
: the issuance of the recent order by
Mr. Cleveland. Mr. Davis declares
that he had resisted all attempts of
newspaper men to Interview him
on the subject, and he would Lave
remained silent but for this remark
able and unique swindle, which he
denounced over and over in general
and in detail as false in every re
spect. Why not try Buckwheat.
There are many readers of The
Southern Cult irutor "ho are not
aware that uur common buckwheat
plant, known as buckwheat, had an !
Astatic origin. It is a native of the ;
Volgan valley, and was introduced
into Spain by the. Moors. From !
Spam it was introduced into der
many and from thence into the
other Furopean countries, reaching
the colony of New York through
the e.uly Hutch -et tiers. In Ger
many it is known a Inuh ictiytn
( "beech wheat"' from the fancied
resemblance of its seeds to the
common beech nut. The English .
name "buckwheat" i- therefore
manifestly a mere corruption of" the
In the L'uited States. thrives
best m the border-Southern or Mid
dle States; and as it requires con
tinued dry weather is never sown
earlier than about the first week in
June. The usual method of sow-,
ing, in Virginia and Kentucky, is;
in drills between the rows of corn'
at the last plowing. It blooms
about the last of September, and
matures before the early November
passes. It yields very abundantly :
i JIM I 1 It' ll '. S i"il ll Ia, lt- I I I l lr
""teiuh.n and no fertilizing I
have krj0wn a vield of forty bushels
to the acre,
weigtnng nea.iy nity
pounds to the bushel. And not-
witnsranuing ine resemoiance oi
ta ceeii fo rriiin in ir una iries1
and uses, common wheat and other
cured crops will generally succeed
well after buckwheat, provided care
I be taken to keep the soil clear of
i ini purities.
It is an economical crop, and
there seems no good reason why it
might not be cultivated successfully
in the northern portions of the
Carolina. Georgia and Alabama.
. The seed, a grain, makes excellent
porridge, and when ground the
, flour makes superior cakes. Jt is
j very nutritions, containing from
i nine to ten per cent of glut ten and
considerably more than fifty per
j cent of starch, besides a consider
i able percentage of sugar. It is
better food for horses than is either
oats or corn, and its production
costs considerably less than either.
The stalk- and le.n . s are excellent
food for milch cows. I do not re
member to have ever seen it grow
; ing in Georgia, and have often won
dered why uur Georgia fanners
have never made the experiment.
Perhaps some ot them have: if so, I
should be pleased to learn through
the columns of ' Th- L'ulti r,itr. the
result of their experiment. Sunt h
ern Cult ivatvr.
A Mauia r..r betting.
As an illustration of the mania
' for betting during the reign of
George III.. Walpole has a good
' story of a man, who. coming into
White's club the morning of the
earthquak in London, Feb. S, 1780,
was horrified to hear bets laid as
'to whether the shock was caused
by an earthquake or the blowing
up of the Llouuslow powder nulls.
This member ru.-hed out of the
club declaring it was his opinion of 1 1
the impious set preseut: "If the
'last trumpet was to sound they
would back puppet show against
One of tht) Dlakes, of Galway,
about the same time bet. 1 1,500
that he would get a man who would
live twelve hours under water,
, hired a desperate fellow and sank
him in a boat by way of experi
ment. Neither man nor boat was
ever heard of again. A few of the
best made then were rather
comical. For instance. Lords
Alvanley and l)c Ross made a
wager over night in the partridge
season as who would make the big-
Lrest bag on the morrow, it beine
1 winning, shot a donkey : but how
i Lord De Ross got out of i; is not on
record. tit. Louis Republican.
F UMS AM) FAKMFKs.
Short TiilU. Willi !" r ni- r
WIIKN .-H' 'l'l. I i Kill's UF. LAID I!V '.
The above question confronts t fie
tanner at present, and a number
of inquiries about it have reached
us recently. No indexible rule can
be laid down. Here, as in most
farming matters, one must take all
surrounding circumstances into
.consideration and exercise sound
discretion and judgment. First,
I as to corn : l'y the time the plant
I is in full silk and tassel it has at
, tained to its full growth. All that
remains for it to do is to form its
i ear. This is done chieliy with ma
terial already elaborated and dis
i tribnted through its stalk and
j leaves: partly, but in smaller de
; gree, from new material from with-
out- Up to the time then the grain
; begins to harden, the plant is
i gathering material from soil and
I air. Its relations to these should
'not, therefore, be disturbed, its
leaves should not be stripped and
its roots should not be cut. Ju
dicious plowing enables it to get
materials from the soil more readi
ly ; injudicious plowing will greatly
interfere with its work in this re
spect. Moreover, its leaves are
then quite liable to be broken off,
as well as whole stalks. It be
comes a choice, then, between two
evils: mutilating the plant above
ground and cutting its roots on the
one hand, and having the surface
compacted and crusted, and there
fore unfavorable to food forming
and root action, on the other.
With these general facts before us.
let us look at surrounding con
ditions. If the soiled with humus, is soft
and friable, is clean and not dis
posed to bake and crust, it is ob
i vious tfiat a crop may be laid by
p:irlior than wlipn rmnnsitp non -
oi, c;i ffiii,
need the late plowing, and root
cutting and ventiliation of plant is I
avoided. Aga'n, if land is rich and j
moist, corn grows rapidly and doesj
its work in a shorter time than on :
poor dry soil. If laid by therefore;
in the "bunch" it will mature its
ear before there is much need of
another working. You hear a far-j
mer say. "I had to lay by that;
core with two workings, it grew so,
fast 1 could not plow it again." On
poor soil, destitute of humus and ,
liable to get hard and bake, the
conditions are entirely different.
The corn does its work slowly. Its 1
roots do not find food at every j
turn. The effect of plowing does ,
not last long : another is soon j
needed; it cannot be laid bv early i
If the soil could be plowed only
an inch deep strictly speaking
and this could be done without
breaking down leaves and stalks,
and it would be well to continue
plowing corn up to the time the
gram is m the dough state. But
the conditions we have laid down
are almost practically impossible.
It is hard to gauge plows to run
in doing it, as soon as his back i.-
turued. deeper the plow goes down
into the ground. A shallow-running
plow is harder to hold steady
the negro wants to be relieved
from the labor of holding it to its
place and he likes to see a plow
throw a plenty of dirt that is his
beau ideal of good plowing.
We conclude, therefore, it is
safer to lav bv corn rather earlv
on ri(.M iarH. when in "hnnch"
. , I . . J -i- 1 . 1. ,
e 1 V iV ,V ,1Lelu'lu
when the corn gets old, new roots
are not formt;d readily; erowtli in
every directiou is abont ceasing.
experiments on the effects
0f root-cutting have shown that it
is very injurious to corn after it
tassels. W. L. J., in .4f(7?i.r Co?!
st it ut ion.
The Trial oT Jacob Miarp.
New York, June l'l!. --.Jacob
. Sharp tottered into court this mot n
ing looking weird and worn, with
hardly a vestige of color in his
wrinkled and woe begone face.
! The reason for this was that he had
passed a terrible night, not even
getting as much sleep as was his
lot Saturday night. Mrs. Sharp,
, who had been privileged to remain
with him had been assiduous in her
attentions to her sick husband and
had not rested one moment during
the entire night. With the begin
ning of the reading by Mr, Nicoll
of his testimony before the Senate
investigating committee the first
business was to again adjourn the
June term of Oyer and Terminer to
Monday, July 11, after which Har
rison D. Kerr, one of the Seventh
Avenue directors, was called as a
witness for the prosecution, but he
failed to respond. Semate stenog
rapher Correll was recalled to the '
stand, while the balance of the testi
mony of Sharp before the senate!
committee, or so much thereof as
the prosecution desired, was read
by the assistant district attorney.
'Mr. Nicoll finished reading the
1 testimony at 11. 17 and rested the
case for the people. Ex-Alderman
1 FullgratT came into court and had
a short private canference with
; Peter Mitchell of counsel for de
I fence, then went out. closely follow
ed by the district attorney, who
acted" as though he was fearful that
the state s best witness was going
o turn trator aud he must do
something to prevent it. Ten
minutes' rest was taken after the
prosecution closed, alter which Mr.
Parsons arose and commenced the
opening address in behalf of the de
fence. Mr Parsons spoke five hours, not
including the time taken for recess.
He concluded with an appeal to the
jury not to be influenced by any
thing but the evidence in detenn
ing their verdict. During the in
termission after Mr. Parson's ad
dress, Dr. Looinis examined Sharp
in one of the ante rooms. He pro
nounced Sharp a very sick. The
taking of testimony for the defence
A straight line can be drawn
through seventy-five miles of the
Indian River, Florida, without
! touching shore. It is called the
' straightest river in the world.
The town of llnr-i, ie-11 . Wis . har
. been destroyed by lire. r. ; J- rin - (.
It 13 Hfii 1 the pri.i - . " i al l. ii.i.'.T,
have ad vance-d -J." per ct-i.t. in the Klch
.' mond market in the last thirty day?.
Lawler. of Dublin, ha- ; -hal'a -ned
i Casey, the Amerie.in hand-hall cham
j pion, to plsy for a and the champion-
ship of the world .
! The coke manufacturern -ay that they
have not employed any of Pinkerton's
men to work in the coke region?. The
strikers at Fair Chance furnace. Uninn
town Pa., have voted to resume work
at the old wages. The break i- r ri
sidered an important one.
The coin collection of the I:-. -J ! n
T. Raymond. th actor, wa-i sold at
auction in Ne.c York Monday. The
eagle or 'slug," which Riymond ued
to "match"" with, brought only tOfi,
The bogus 1504 dollar, which is really
an 1S03 coin with the last figure altered,
which Raymond bought from a Chicago
pawnbroker as a grat bargain for SbOO.
brought 0'. T: . ale ..f :T'j7 wt-nt
Yale College Moi
iv. ana pi
Harisburg, I'.i . de
poem. The Cobden
livered the c 1 a s
Olub medal was
Brady, of Muncie.
won by Arthur .
Ind. Yan I'hou Lee.
of Fragrant Hills. China, received a
learned scholar-hip and honors in po
litical s'-ier,ce. history an i law. and in
A mass meeting of the colore people
was held at Wi st As'oury Park.N J.dast
nvht to protest against James A. Brad
ley's claim that they monopolized the
beach-walk, pavilions and seats, and
made themselves obnoxious. Resolu
tions were adopting expressing the
sentiment that Mr. Iiradiev'n remarks
were a gross in-iult to the respectable
colored citizens of Asbury Park, and
also to their race, and recording a
solemn protest again-t such elurB.
Senator Butler, of Sj'ath Carolina, ex
presses the opinion thut Senator Lamar .
will become a member of the Supreme
Court, and that Senator Colquitt will ;
succeed him as Secretary of the In
terior. He says he has heard nothing
of a combiaation of Southern poli
ticians to prevent the renomination of ;
Mr. Cleveland. The story that there is
to be a reduction of the force in the .
. bureau of engineering and printing is :
denied. The results of the May exami
1 nations for admission to the United
I States Naval Academy ar ' announced '
I by the Navy Department.
Commencing tomorrow. the Like
J Shore and Mnsls.-ippi Valley depart-,
i ment of the American Shipping and
I Industrial League will hoid a conven
tion in Chicago. The league is com
1 posed of three departments besides the
one named the Pacific Coast, the North
; Atlantic Coast and the Gulf Coast.
December S these departments will be
' represented in a national union conven
' tion at Washington, D. C. The object
of the league is "to make unitedly and
eiurt to outain eco
111,111 H. (1UM L1?11 IVLil
nomic and patriotic legislation in be
half of the revival of American ship
ping and the restoration of our Soil' upon
the seas. '"
From The Atlanta Con-dilution.
Editoh Constitution: I notice u well
written piece in your good paper of May
10, from a correspondent of "Southern
Farm,'" "An Assault on Southern Farm
ers," from which you dissent. Now,
gentlemen, you both are a little wrong. :
I'll admit that you are correct in some
things, but you don't go far enough.
veuavt.-tL.ia 33 guuu iai
We have a class of good farmers in the
. rr-. , . .i ii
fputn. iney wors cyme o.a ruie-
ous. i ou can hear tneir gee-haw at
day break, and the crackling of their
burning brush heaps at nine o'clock at
night. All merry, no mortgage on their
homes. They are the true cause of the
South'a seeming prosperity. Theu we
have a large class of farmers that have
no rule to work by: they have forgotten
the old time get up before day rule.
They have let the good old tan trough
rot. The old loom has ceased her "go
bang, bang.'" They buy too much cali
co, and, to put all in a nutshell, they
live too fast They have too much self
confidence, i. e., buy too much on a
credit. Hence comes the mortgage.
And we have another class of farmers
that do not work at all living by the
same rule too fast until they have
about fizzed out. Now. as soon as the
late war closed, if all the farming
classes had gone to work in the right
manner, lived at home and boarded at
same place, tanned their own leather,
wore and made their own clothes,
bought little, paid cash, I say today the
South would be the most prosperous
country under the sun. Too much lazi-
nets and living too fast is and has been
our great drawback. There is no doubt
but that any man would prosper, yes.
get rich, in the South if he would work
as our prosperous forefathers did eighty
years ago. We have the be.-t farming
country on the globe.
F. M. Finsxi'S.
Coepwood. Miss.. May '7
Iidlueiice of the Iiible.
You can recognize and trace the course
of any stream of water by the rich ver
dure, the waving shrubbery and the
blooming flowers that spring up and
flourish along its banks. You can trace
it it may be for miles, until you come
to some bright and laughing stream,
w-hich i3 the mother and source of all
this life and beauty. And such is the
Bible: what words can describe the
flowers and. fruit that spring along its
path! But of all these earthly benefits
and blessings, its intluence upon human
and upon our liomes is the most markka
and beautif ul. Yes. the precious and
holy names of sister, daughter, wife,
mother and home- through the intluence
of the Bible and the Christian civiliza
tion it alone and always produces, are
live words of humanity, which alone
the language that our angels use,
speaks to us mortals cf happiness and
love. They he on the heart like the
dew-Jrop -n the rose, sweetening and
refreshing it. The index and measure
of our real civilization is the character
of our women raid o..r hemes. .V. C.
Threatened devolution in Hawaii.
San Franciscj. June 2?. Passengers
who arrived by the steamer San Pablo
yesterday report that there is great ex
citement at Honolulu over the threat-
ened revolution against King K-.htkaua.
No Hope for t lie Kntoinhed Miners.
Virginia City, Nevada. June 2:.
AU hope is given up that the six msn
imprisoned in the Gould iV. Curry mines
are still alive. The fat'j of the men will
probably be known today, as connec
tion will be made with the Ie-t and
Albert Victor IJ.-t iev.- the 'i"ro-ps.
Dublin, June 2. Prince Albert Vic
tor reviewed the troops in I'hienis. Park
and afterwards reviewed the marines.
He held a reception later in the day
: which was attended by all classes.
'. :n: , ueex - .ai.m". ai.;'.
I n r N. Jur.o The iLMpr.'- ,f.r
n partv at Hu-kinaham I'.il !!- this
afternoon was a great social event.
Seven thousand invitations were i'-un! .
All the royal vi-iter- who cam,' to jit-
!:.' i i ;." in tj'.i'e wrf'
i : a r : ' a i
F at.:-. June r:'j. T!
fended at thy cr.n.lu
the new Pajial Nuacii
pearicg a- principal
r-id ieals nv of -of
;-.t l'aris. m ap-uc-t
at a recent
royalist soiree, and intent to question
the government in the Chrtrubcr -f
Hepmies about it.
I'M . 1 i
Uui.i.iN-. June 2t. Prince Albert '
jr. of Wales, today 'aid the foundut:
stone of th" wing of
Incurables at Ii-a.i:
fairly well received ,
cheers greeted him.
KoYAL MSSKN'-IuN IN -Ilk'.lA.
Vir.NNA, Juno U3. Kin;? Milan of
Servia has instructed Premier Ristics
to take measures to prevent the return
of Queen Natalie of Servia. A cabinet
cri-is is expected if tho premier rfuso
to ob-y the King.
Swept b !'ire.
Mil. w A V K EE . Wis.. June -7. I- i;'e ai
most swept the town of Marshiiehl out
of existence this afternoon, an i 2.0.10
people are homeless. The loss is not
less than one million dollars.
A locomotive spark started the bla.:e
at noon in the lumber-yard of th" Up
ham furniture factory, and it rapidly
developed into a roaring tire thtt e; rea 1
toward the town.
Insufficient protection faro-uts pre
vented any resistance to the tlames. a:i i
soon several flourishing factories, the
business blocks along the main street
and adjoining residences were wrapped
The people gathered such household
effects as they could and tied to the
woods. The heat was so intense that
2,000 feet of the Wisconsin Central
track, which runs thro-igh one end of
the town, was bent and twisted into the
most grotesque shapes. Travtl cannot
be resumed on this account until tomor
row. Specials from Stevens' Point an i
Chippewa Falls conveyed lire engine
to the place, but the the was beyond all
control. But one store and a few half
burned houses remain of the llouri.-h-ing
Many people were transferred by spe
cials to the neighboring towns, and
others camped on the outskirts r f the
town. Among the buildings destroyed
were a woodenware factory, the grist
mill, saw mill and factory cf the Up-,
ham Manufacturing Co., the Tremont
and several authorities; warehouses
along the Wisconsin Central, its depot.
four churches and the entire
centre. The insurance i- t
fifth of the los-.
. Wide Awake.
The July iJ Aicak has an interest
ing article ou w hat sort of a bov George
W ashington was,
story as good as el
and more human.
witn another hatchet
e cherry-tree story
Charles Egbert Crad.l.uk3 -tory be
gun in the June number baits at a coon
hunt. The other story-teller- st p to
take breath as they can.
There is more of w hat goes rn inside
of a bank, a peep at the Harvard An
nex, a boy misses his Fourth c;' July,
and a picture-6tory of animals an 1 the:r
HVii' .4 ' is as bright and full and
solid and good as ever. S2.40 a year:
but there isn't a boy or girl that can't
get it for work.
Send five cents for a sample copy to
D. Lothrop Company. Boston: and there
will come with it a primer ubou: tiu
ether Lothrop magazine.
The American Industrial League.
Clii' Aiej. June 29. The Lake Shore
and Mississippi Valley Department of
the American Shipping and Industrial
League met in convention here this
afternoon with twenty-live delegates
present. Secretary C. S. Hill, cf Wash
ington. D. C called the convention to
order. Addresses were made Ly Con
gressman Lawler and Mr. Hill, and i.
long letter from Ilor.. V.'. C. Whitt
horne, of Tennessee, was read, in which
he referred to the nee- stity of the de
velopment of the American commercial
marine, and advocated the passage by
Congress of his Loll to create a naval
Mexico Shaken Yy.
GuayaivCil. Mexico. June -J The
most violent earthquake experienced
here since occurred at 0 -0 thi-
morning. causing great alarm among
the population. The shjok !:i-te.l two
minutes and twenty seconds, and the
direction of th- movement wa from
northeast to southwest. All of the
clocks in the cay wire stopped, several
building" were demolished and others
were badly damaged. So far as report
ed no person was injured. It is feared
that the shock must have caused much
damage in other cities in the interior.
A Fatal Shooting
Stony Gap. in Hancock
J u n e
shooting occurred last
Hobbs. a member of an
ii d u ri:
tQr. has killed
past few months was in a ttena ance at
a meeting with a pistol tuckled around
him. Deputy isheriif Green tried to
arrest Hobbs and a fierce light ensued
in which both men were kill. 1 and a
number of persons wounded.
Felt Like .111 IairlhijMa". .
Li.!.: UiCTii. N. J.. J
o'clock this morning :
ports were heard and
was felt all over th" c
were shaken ami the
frightened. Sjme of tl
u i: e --.-.it -
: wo di.-tim t it -a
i. A bh:
ir this 'au
X Jail I'.tniied.
New-. va.. Jut
jail was burned last night. The
which began inside the j til. is ; up;
to have been started by two c :
prisoners -o that they miht i
their liberty, i iiC of t'u ma il
men, named Ge. .re Wa.-bingt -n.
burned to death, ana th- other o:
ceived in j arks . f a Lea! charaet.-r
i ( r::-h
a i a
1'KT-M ifTlJ, ' . Jt
disaster occurred tod
three miles north ot here. om
men were excavating for th j u:
laying a ;
men to ,'. -
Sled atel Kille
A-;ii:villi:, "o". C.
KiiiK. colored, pilot a
an 1 kill
-1 l- i,
this morning at his
He was arretted a
The ) ri--..
,e . ho
!! Iliis Ot iicrSLiic;.--. -a
Nkw Y'.-uk. June C'j. Lr.
arrived iu this city at 1'. u
morning from Chicago. H- -:
of the day in the ofiLeof lleiir
When asked whether h" w:-s
Rome or not sail i.o
i; -a: i
bad i v,
heard him say that he wa- .-umnviietl
to Rome. "T have engagements ia Mil-
waukee on July 1 aud G. and t'ae.-e ,.n
i gagement3 will naturally prrvei.'. ray
presence in Rome July 2.'"
cc it When he Wakes,
ember at the Wilderne
and j u:
t before bury
;t letter from ,
' hi: loved, best
bie of the
up arr.und his
o.- c t'-nderness
ke the siient
. ': ii be saw the
1c ,t and laid it
iody a minister,
m letter. He ,
upon the breast
heart was still:
. He will see it
It was the 1
v ii ise i;ero:c
;rv i with him
n he wake-.'
his funeral I
. v m
the clouds of battle smo
sun .had died away.
And where the storm of battb
A- thouaar.d warriors lay:
.V har-i of fii-nd- upon the field
': o 1 rot;:. J a utb ful form
''.:.). wh.-a the v .ir -b.ud's t!n:nder
pt a led.
E ta p-iished in tie' storm:
Cpon his forehead, on his hair.
The coming moonlight breaks.
And each dear brother standing there ,
A tender farewell takes.
But tre they lay him in his home.
There came a comrade near.
And gave a token that had come
From her the deau held dear.
A moment's don tit upon him prt
Then tone the It iter takes
And 1 . 1 3-s it low upon his brea?t -"He'll
see it when he wakes."
thou who dost in sorrow wait.
u,th thy dear message came
"He'll see it lnn he wakes! "
Nev. r more amid the fiery storm
Shall his strong arm be seen :
No more his young and manly form
Tre.il Mississippi 's green .
And even thy tender words of love
The words BlTeclion speaks
Came a!l too late: but. old thy love.
"Will see them when ho wakes'"
No jars disturb hit. gentle rest,
No noise his slumber breaks;
But thy words sleep upon his breast
"He'll see them when he wakes!"
. ! ilanta Constitution.
(.' loaned from Our Fx lianjres.
Fay rtt-ville AVic.o' The first water
melons c-f the season appeared on our
market today. They were raised in
this county about one mile and a half
from the city. The prices of them
ranged from CO to 50.
Wilmington IZevietc: We referred
yesterday to the fact that the Wilming
ton cotton mills were now manufactur
ing seersucker cloth. This is its first
departure from the manufacture of
prints cloth. In speakinp; of the latter
a gentleman in this city, one of the old
est and most prominent of the dry
good s dealers, remarked a day or two
ago that "the prints cloth made by the
Wilmington cotton mills is the best in
the United .States and is really the only
01 cloth made. "
Charlotte eh ron?'e,'e Sir. S. B. Tan
ner has returned from Lowell, Mass.,
where he purchased an equipment of
machinery for the now plaid mills to be
located at High Shoals. The machinery
purchased is of the best patterns, and
the mills w ill be splendidly equipped.
We are glad to see our friend Dick
Stewart back from an extended trip
through California. He returned last j
Saturday night and reported a splendid :
trip, though, he says there is no place j
like North Carolina and he expects to i
make tins his home in the future.
.V. ' ' Te irher : The general conven-'
tion of the Christian denomination has j
determined to open a college at Graham. .
. C. The follov
elected: Rev. W. S. Long,
President, and Professor of Natural
Science and History; Rev. J. II. New
man. Ph. B.. Professor of Ancient and
Modern Lan?uaces: Prof. S. A. Hollp-
man Mathematics: Prof. II. J. Stock- j
ard. English Literature, together with
such other teachers as may be needed. ,
The name of the institution has been .
1 .. I n 1 1 . 1
cnangeu irom ccranaui normal college ;
to Graham College and the first session j
will open August S. li.
Rile.'gh Pro'jv asive F inner : The j
North Carolina State Fair will be'
he! i :.t Raleigh October l:Sth. 19th, 20th :
and ':-t. IssT. Secretary Nichols has .
issued a neat premium list of GO pages.
shows discretion and good sense in the !
selection of exhibits to be awarded the
premiums aggregate over S4.000 in cash.
Write to him for a copy which will be ;
mailed to you. post paid, and see if you
ehuuld not make an effort to get some
of this pile of ca-h. First class men .
have been selected to take charge of :
each department, and tvery arrange- j
ment made for exhibitors to have a fair '
showing and for the visitors to have a '
good time. There are 40.000 farmers in
oar State w ho would be greatly bene
ii'.f .l by just one trip to our State Fair.
Eiizri'.. th City K. mvinu-t: The light-;
hotii-e steamer J examine, of Baltimore, ;
was in port on Sunday for ico and pro- I
visions. On board were a large number !
of carpenters who are engaged in re- i
moving Croatan lighthouse. A new one :
is being built a few hundred yards dis- j
tant. Hotel Albert, of New Berne
V I' w; nnitnit.l I 1 trie miKlie on !
Tuesday with appropriate celebration
and its cuisine, under the management
of ;: a. coin p! k-hed French cook, was
wonderl'iiuy appetizing. The Messrs.
I'ji'.e: -on have inaugurated anew de
parture iu hotelism. not only in New
Berne but in North Carolina. Th
..' ul mnl says: "It is a cosey, neat, well
tiiud up hotel, and a credit to New
1'.- rn. " A good hotel is the first requi
site to a live town and a poor hotel is a
"m:ll-toiie hanged about its neck," and
.sew lerne e-Iiould ana i
do appreciate this enterprise
.tersons. We rejoice with the
but progressive old town in
rid to its prosperity.
.. i.li.er has been very unfavor
liirvestmg grain. Too much
i . wife and child
city, are e.t
r.e- and friends.
! am that a negro boy wa re
ly drowned while attempting to
i acroH.; a pronj; cf Smith creek.
. J.inu- M. C r-.ion of this place,:
M.--srs. Paul l'. Paris and Thos.
La ot Smith creek, have each had a i
1 to p'if-s to the realms of the blest.
T. 1 . Woodard. a highly respected
en and clever gentleman, departed .
i.fe a, his residence ou Brown's
!:. on the 2:j i at 1 o'clock p. m.
'..c 'se i had ln-on suffering for
:.i mouths with dropsy. He was
. t i. ht vears i t age. and leaves a
I n :' -..i: i n. a: I ; ii: !-i io mourn
ti' eti .' Co : t'aie will be
...nd ; i oi given bv the Sunday
! -t Tr. nt creek at that place on
.; i.-.y the -.ecotid of Jiily. The com
I r.iugemeiits are diligently
.-.'! ; .: iog funds for the purpose
: - tb.o I !ge crowd which ia
u ; : ' i i re;. t nt with ice lemon-.-
v.e! .!- a raagnificeiit dinner.
ii- i M' '.'ot'.' r of our vicinitv. has
sent and ad
-a.-i ai. All
;" ; Fire iu ..',!( K-oii ille. 1!!.
J ;.-..'Si n.i i. . 111.. June t-s,. Fir
! r il:e oit in Wright s furniture place,
ra-xt to Strau s' Opera House, about 11
0 h k ia.t night, and throo of the
1 ii gt st stores in the city were destroyed.
The looses will reach 5L25,000: insurance
ThU powder nrvar ranea. A tnarrrl of
purity, strength, and wholeaomenasa. Mora
eoonomleal than the ordinary kinds, and oan
not be sold in competition with the multitude
of low test, short weight, alum or phoaphata
powders. Hold only in cans. Kotal akik.
Powdkr Co.. le Wall-st.. Ji. Y norls-Irdw
For sale in Newbern by Alex. Miller.
Prepare for the Season
Will freeze cream solid in five minute)
Wire Dish Covers,
Wire Window Cloth,
And a Full Line of
House Fvirnishincr Goods,
L. II. CUTLER'S,
26 & 28 Middle Street,
NEW BERNE. N. C.
RED LIGHT SALOON,
Near Market Dock, Middle St-,
NEW BERNE, IT. C,
IB WHERE YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND
Of every variety, in large or email
quantities. Also the FINEST GRADES
TOBACCO A1TD CIGARS.
All of which will be sold
CHEAP FOR CASH !
John D. Dinki'S, Salesman.
Take Notice !
Our store is filled with
Provisions, Oroceries, Conned
Goods, DryOoods, Crockery,
Etc. We keep a full line of the
Celebrated Prison Boots and
Q, S. ParSOnS & SODS BoOtS
Every pair warranted to give satis
Country merchants, and the people
generally are requested to call aud ex
amine our large stock before purchas
ing. We will give you low figures.
We job Lorillard SnufT.
ROBERTS & BRO.,
South Front sf.. New Berne, N. O
K. R. JONES,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
GHOIGE FAMILY GROCERIES
T I I!S Etc.
Consignments of Grain
other Produce solicited.
C lion and
Prompt Attention Uuaumteed.
N. W. Cor. South Front and Mid die St"
NEW IiKKNE. JS C.
PURE &PERFEGT LENSES
X it tto.o World.
'I'hey h re as 't i Riispnrciit and coUu loas aa
i Utile, itself, an, I lor Kttl'.iiess or endnrHriee to
tl;e eye. cannot lie cxeelleil, enftl.llnit the
weiM-ei I ' re:i. 1 i er 1 1 i.ik i lili'.ut !a 1 lue. In
fni t . 1 hey in e
I'KKKKcT SI'.liT I'KKSl HM-IKH,
Testln.oneils from tlie leH.iini; pliynii utua
In Ihe i'nitert Slides, tiovernors, spniitora,
liegiHlatoi-s. Kt.n-knien, men o ie.ie In all p-o-
feHBions. and in illllereni hranrhPB of trade,
i baiikfi.K, inechanies. etc, oan Im uiven who
have had t linr sight Improved by their use.
ALL EYES F1TTE1
"1 11 n r Ut'ARANTKIlD BY
D U F
N. c. Iy
GEORGE ALLEN & GO.
Agricultural 1 m p 1 e ra e ii t 8.
Plows, Marrows, Cultivators,
ll.-.es ami Axes,
Wood's HIowcH and Jteapers,
Cotton Gins and Presses,
Fertilizers, baud Piaster, Kamit
Mechanics Tool and Hardware,
Lime, Krick, Cement. Plaster
Hair. Paint, Kalsomine, Var
nish, Oil, Class, Putty and Iluir.
Freezers, KeiVijreratorB, Oil
Cook Stoves, Eureka Hurjrlar
Pr)ol Sas!i Lofks, warranted to
rlvc security and satisfaction.
ill--.. VLJLEN & CO.
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