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IlSTIDEFElSriDElSrT 1 1ST .AIH things.
NEW JBERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, MARCH 20, 1890.
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BOAItDlNGh AND DAY SCHOOL.
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JOE K. WILLIS,
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
New Berne, N. O.
' Itatlaa aad American Mrble"ndU
q.aiHtlirt of natarUl.
Order elicited and given prompt
attention, with aatlaactioo gnaran-
"It is said the new tariff bill
advances the doty on beana 40 centa
Texas was forty-five jears old
last Starday, bat abe doean't look
it. Pioneer Preaa.
On Monday a resolution waa
offered in the Senate for the relief
ot the existing agricultural deprea
A petition from Florida haa
been presented in the senate asking
a dnty of one doliar per box on for
The Oyster Bay Pilot nominate
Mr. Cleveland for President in 1892.
Only a-&v more votes are required.
"Dr. Channcey Depew was qnite
late in catching the grip. Still he
made better time on the grip than
he did on the Fair."
A laege ncmber of Senators
were examined Monday beiore the
cooiu:icteu investigating the leaks
of the executive sessions.
Tiie - McKinley administrative
bill has stirred up the French. It
has also caused some of the Ameri
can importers walk Spanish.
A notable meeting will take
place next Taesday in the City of
Mexico, it being the semi-annual
convention of the general passenger
and ticket agents of North America.
Gen. Clinton B. Fisk insist
that the Prohibition party ia
stronger than ever before, and that
it will pnt a candidate in the field
far the Presidential canvass of 1892.
It matters not what makeshift
the Republicans adopt now to pro
long their hold on power, they can
not long delay the dissolution of
their party. Cleveland Plain
Sen atoe Blale predicts disaster
to the Republican party in case hia
educational bill fails to beeome
law. The Senator's predictions
are hot calculated to attract Demo
cratic support to hia measure.
The proposition to turn the
Weather Burean over to the tender
mercies of the Civil Service Com
mission will hardly meet: with
popular favox. The weatherts b4
enough as it is. Washiagton Post.
G enseal Palxxb, most popular
of ruinota DemocratrthkksrtW
Democrats will control the next
Legislature that is to meet in
November.-lie is a candidate for
the United States Stmatorship.
A company has been organized
which will build fifteen miles of
electric 6treet railway in Augusta,
Ga., and capitalists of Kansas City
propose investing half a million
dollars in suburban property in the
same city. Wilmington Star.
Thebe should be at least four
cotton mills here. There should be
folly fifty manufactories attending
to the smaller industries. Look at
Richmond Va., with its nearly 800
factories. Heed and copy. Wil
Just one short year ago today,
Benjamin Harrison became Presi
dent of the United States, but it
would take ten years for him to
crawl back the distance he has
fallen in public estimation daring
the time he has been in office.
The people of some of the Iowa
towns having cleaned oat the Re
publicans at r.he late elections are
now giving their auction to other
nuisances. In tb ttwti of Milton,
the other day. they (urued out aud
slaughtered lour cbojaiad rats.
The fact that i p'jor old woman,
eighty years of age, should be f juna
In the very heart of the National
Capital, lying sick and helpless,
and being gradually eaten ap by
rata, ma have no bearing on the
Siberian exile qaesrion, but it shows
that there are some horrors nearer
home that are at least worth think
ing about. Washington Post.
Of course, what else! Who ex
pects the Rads in, the Senate to be
more honorable or more just than
the Rads in the House, and all
know how every abandoned and
unrighteous they are! 1 Putting in
the Radical Senators not elected
from Montana is precisely on a par
with Radical ethics and sense of
right and jnstioe. It is a set of
robbers robbing the people of their
representation and robbing them ot
their money. Exchange.
Yet the majority of the people
are not prosperous. The farmers
do not thrive. Satisfactory wage
in the cities are offset by the high
cost of living. A more equitable
system of taxation, the abolition of
all unnecessary taxes, the utiliza
tion by the people for their own
benefit of public rights and the
denial to individuals of public
grants these reforms would re
lieve the pressure which has become
intolerable on the shoulders of the
many and would check the growth
of great fortunes in the deft hands
of the few. The Astors, the Van
derbilts, the Goalds and Rockefal
lers have done very well under the
present arrangement. Now it is
quite time for the people to have
ineir inning. umcago News,
The latest reports from the Mis
sissippi river floods represent that
some of the crevasses have been
closed aud that there is reasonable
hope that no great damage will t e
State Treasurer Bain reports
that 111,000.000 of the old debt of
North Carolina has been' founded
into new four per cents, leaving
only 11,600,000 of the old debt out
standing. Wilmington Star.
Washington ladies, including
the wife of the President, are talk
ing of erecting a ttibate to the
memory ef Mrs. Lucy Webb Hayes
by the establishment of a deacon
nesaf home. Mrs. Senator Teller
will receive contributions.
Ik all the talk of Presidential
nominations in 1892 the name of
B. Harrison is never mentioned.
He and RathJe Hayes will play the
'Two Orphans" when Benny's
present nnfertanate engagement
expires. Sionx City Tnbane.
It is a pity there arn not more
Democratic Governor to be inau
gurated tbw year, so that tbeie
might be more recommeudations
for Ballot Reform. Thus' far Gov.
Hill, of New York, malks the only
break rh the record, and even he is
ready to apologize: Dallas News.
Iowa, since going Democratic
last Fall, seems to have become
verv much pleased with that sort ot
thing, and at the first opportunity
she went Democratic again. The
municipal -elections in that State
fornix h cold comfort lor the Piesi
dent and Col. Quay. Keep it up,
Iowa. Savannah News.
IK the first year of his Adminis
tration President Harrison has
made or sanctioned over 34,000
obanges in postmasters for political
reasons. This is the same Elder
Harrison who said in his letter of
acceptance that ''fitness and not
party service should be the dis
criminating test, and fidelity and
efficiency the only sure tenure of
office." New York World.
THE reports from many sections
orNortb Carolina Indicate the area
planted in cotton this year will be
maob less than last year. There
come np reports that more diversi
fying of crops will be resorted to,
and greater .industry will be mani-
festedjy;the whites. , The exodus of
the-aegioee will not' hart "much,"
and It stimulates to greater iudustry
and economy. Wilmington Mes
senger. It is stated that Loge Harris
Secretary of the North Carolina
Republican State Executive Com
mittee, wrote Postmaster General
Wanamaker a red hot letter .a few
days ago, in which he declared that
if Shaffer was confirmed as post
master at Raleigh, the Republicans
would not be able to elect a single
Congressman in North Carolina.
Well, Shaffer has been confirmed.
It is hoped Loge may prove to be a
prophet. Norfolk Virginian.
EMMENSITE and gelbite are the
inventions of Dr. Emmens, who
thinks that in them our army and
navy will find the long-iought
smokeless explosive. Emmensite
consists of about equal parts of
ammonia and nitrate of soda, with
picric acid, cresylio acid and "em-
mens" acid. It is safe to handle,
not liable to accidents, more power
ful than dynamite and explodes
almost without smoke. Experi
ments with it at the Washington
navy yard Saturday gave promising
results. Baltimore Sun.
THE Washington Post speaking
of the ex Congressmen lately killed
by Mr, Ktncaid, the representative
of the Louisville Times says: Wil
liam Preston Taut bee was thirty
nine years old, of tall figure, with a
frame sinewy and strong. His ap
pearance was that of an intelligent
and good natured gentleman, and
he had many friends. He studied
for the ministry from 1875 to 1878,
and for the law from 1873 to 1881,
when he drifted into politics, and
was elected to the Forty-ninth Con
gress from the Tenth Kentncey
district. He was re-elected to the
Fiftieth Congress, and was one of
foremost speakers of the House.
He was not a candidate for re-
It is understood that one of the
measures recommended by the Pan
American Congress is the construc
tion of a continental railroad
through the respective nations re
presented In the Congress, to extend
as far or farther south than Rio
Janerlo, and to tap the chief cities
of the Central and South American
countries, a grand trunk with
braiohes running to the commercial
centres. It is proposed to con s truct
it on the plan of the Pacific rail
roads, by land grants, subsides, &c,
each country through which it runs
adopting such measures as it may
deem best to aid the work. It is a
grand scheme, and as a promoter of
commerce between this country ana
those, throws the ship subsidy busi
ness, with all the subsidy boomers
claim for it, clear Into the shade.
A scheme of this magnitude will, of
coarse, take time, but in these days
of engineering achievements, pluck
and Immense capital, it will not be
many years before it is an accom
plished fact Wi.mington Star.
CHARLESTON NEWS AND COURIER.
The News and Courier is one of
the beet papers iu the country, its
matter being always instructive
and entertaining, and it affords us
pleasure to publish its guessing
i it is a nine queer mat iu iiewn
and Courier should take; to guess
ing, usually it Knows wnat it is
talking about, and there is very
little room for guessing on the part
of its readers
Not long ago the New York
World offered a prize to, the per
son who would come the nearest to
guessing the time it wo.d take
Nellie Biy to girdle the worid.-
The News and Courier is not
specially given to imitating the
Woild, nevertheless it offers pre
miums for the nearest guesses of
the correct number of bales of the
United States cotton crop of
Now we will let the News and
Courier speak for itself:
The News and Courier offers the
following premiums for the nearest
guesses of the correct number of
bales of the United States ottou
crop of 1889 -'00 ;
THE FIEST PEEMIUM.
tons of the Wilcox, Gibbs
& Co's Manipulated Gnano.
5 torn if the winning number or guess
is reoorded on or before... M'ch Si, 1890
5 tons on or before April 30, 1890
4 tons on or before May 31, 1890
3 tons on or before June 80, 1890
2 tons on or before July 31, 1690
THE SECOND PREMIUM.
A copy of the Newt, and Conrier
and the Sunday News, free, for one
THE THIBD PEEMIUM.
A copy ot the Weekly NewB and
Courier, free, for one year.
The Commercial and Financial
Chronicle will be the authority for
the number of bales ot the United
States cotton erop of 1889-90.
When its statements of the
18S9'-90 cotton crop is published
(sometime in September) the first
premium will be given to whoever
makes the best or nearest guess on
the crop. The second premium
will be given to the second nearest
or second best guess on the crop.
The third and fourth premiums will
be given to the third and fourth
best or nearest guesses.
The guess number, the name (or
initials) and the address of the
guesser' and the date of record will
be published weekly in the Sunday
i In the event of ties of two or
more eiruilar numbers or guesses
the one first recorded will receive
the first premium. The - second
preminr"will -go, to th-est, and
the third and fourth -premium in
the same order.
Guessing opeu to every one.
Any one can guess as often as
You can guess monthly, weekly,
daily or hourly if you choose !
There are only two
All guesses must be made on the
ballot printed in the Weekly News
Cut one out, fill it np and send it
to the News and Courier, Charles
ton, S. C.
Only one guess can be made on
one ballot, and each ballot mast be
accompanied by 5 cents in stamps
BALLOT EAELY AND OFTEN.
Every one registering a guess
will get a copy or the Sunday ews
acknowledging the ballot.
PARTY ABOVE COUNTRY.
The high handed and revolu
tionary measures of Reed seem to
have received the approval of the
Repnblicac8,and the unblushing dis
regard of States rights by Repub
lican Senators, as shown in the
admisssion of the Montana Sena
tors, is applauded by administra
tion organs throughout the country.
It is evident that the party in
power will hesitate at notbinghat
will strengthen its savage warfaie
on the States and ihe liberties of
The next national contest is
narrowing down to the single
question : Shall the Republic of
Washington last, or shall it give
place to the oligarchy of . Reed,
Chandler and Harrison f
McDnffee, in the midst of a great
speech in the Senate said: "The
people of the United States by a
vast and almost countless majori
ty are attached to the Constitu
tion. If theycan be convinced
that it is in danger they will fly
to its rescue and save it."
The sober, dispassionate senti
ment of the American people is
now, and always has been, in favor
of Constitutional liberty, and the
present conduct of the Republican
party is the inevitable prelude to
its destruction. 1
There is not much doubt of the
passage of the bill to refund the
direct land tax to the States which
paid it, for the principle reason that
a very large proportion of the 17,
000,000 paid out,' of the 120,000,000
levied will go to the Northern States.
If the bill should not be . passed,
however, tbe next more would be to
enforce the collection In those States
where it had n ot been paid, which
would take abbot $3,000,000 oat of
the South. Wilmington Star.
An American electrician who
happened to visit the Paris patent
office clalmfc to have unearthed the
fact from -some old records that
barbed wire is not an American
invention.; He says that the in
vention T,ea8 first conceived and
patented by a Frenchman, Louis
Francis Janin, about five yeara
before this first patent was granted
I by the Aenerican government.
THE NEGLECTED INDUSTRY AGAIN.
In yester Jay's paper we called
attention to the canning of fruits
and vegetables as a loDg neglected
industry, and presented facts and
figures to tbow that fruits and
be caDned on the
farm3 of North Carolina at little
expense and wiih great profit to
The preMi ' is a most propitious
period for tl;c .: anguration of this
The cold weather has checked
vegetation generally, and utterly
destroyed eomo of the earliest
crops, but there is no reason to ap
prehend that the yield of fruits
and vegetables of 1890 will be lees
than the average yearly production.
Preparation should be made to
secure it all. Peas, beans, to
matoes, etc , that mature too late
for the Eastern markets can be
canned, and be made to supply the
demands of our home markets.
If this is the result we may yet
have cause to bless the cold north
wind with its snow aDd its frosts.
A Servant's Deroiion to Mis Master.
Kditjr t Journal: The story that
oome to ub from Raleigh of a faithful
old servant of the family of Uhas. .
does, the forger, asking to be allowed
to ef rye out bis young master's sentence
to hard labor on the public roads,
brings to mind the pathetic description
in Scott's "Waverley " of the trial of
Fergus Mac I ver. who was condemned
to death for aiding Charles Edward,
the "Pretender," in his attempt to
overthrow the Bouse ot Hanover.
Wiih Mac Iver was tried an humble
clansman, Evan Dhu MaccombiCh, who,
when allowed by the jadge to speak,
"I was only ganging to say, my lord.
that if your excellent honour, and the
honourable court, would let Vich Ian
Vobr go free just thi once, and let him
eae back to France, and no trouble
King. George's government again, that
ony six o' the very best of bis clan will
be willing to ba justified in his stead;
and, if you'll just lot me gae down to
Glennaquoicb, I'll fetch them up to ye
mysel, to behead or hang, and you may
begin wi me the very firoC man. "
A sort of laugh -was heard in the
oourt at the extraordinary nature of
the proposal. The judge checked this
indecency, and Evan, looking sternly
"If the Saxon gentlemen are laugh
ing because a poor roan, such as me,
thinks my life, or the life of six of my
degree, ia worth that of Vich Ian Vohr,
it's like enough they may be vera right;
butif.tbey laugh tecause they think I
would not keep my word, and come
back to redeem him, I can tell them
they ken neither the heart of a Hie
landman, nor the honour of a gentle
There was no farther inclination to
laugh among the audiecce, and a dead
The affection and devotion of the two
bumble followers, so far apart in time
tod circumstances, are muchlike...
Editor Journal: Charity makes our
homes happy, so that clear atmosphere
pervades the surroundings in every in
stance. Io this Btateof mind afrltcttons
come to us chastened. When properly
exercised no imaginary wrongs or vices
cross our paths. Charity, "that think
eth no evil," does not make us morose,
but reminds us of our, frailty, keeps
d)wn our pride, and puts us in proper
relation with the world. It makes the
ties of human brotherhood stronger;
while it beheads kings, and destroys
principalities. Without it, nature lies
despoiled of every charm, and ia
draped ia an iceberir mantle. It give
a 'peculiar charm. It belongs to no sect
It was charity thai prompted that
patriotic band on t ie Ma; flower to steer
ber course to our shores, to inaugurate
this grand idea of American freedom
free schools, free speech, free papers
and free gifts without complaint.
Taught as we are by our Divine Master
that it is the greatest of all virtues, and
we believe it, because we see it bo beau
tifully illustrated in human experience
as the reciprocal affections in all nature
whenever, and wherever exercised.
THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD.
The Water Still Rising A Disastrous
New Orleans, La., March 12 The
Times-Democrat's Helena, Ark., special
says: The river hin crawled up two
inches during ths last twenty-four
hours and it now marks forty-three
feet and rive inches on the guage. Tbe
water is now four feet tix inches below
high water. The rise during the pres
ent week will be gradual. Beginning
next week ic will be more rapid, and
the highest water will reach here Sun
New Orleans, March 12 The Pic
ayune's Greenville, Miss., special says
the river stood here last evening forty
seven and a half feet, and rising Re
ports from the levees along the Missis
sippi side, up to 8 p. m . tay the princi
pal levees were etui in food shape, but
the btrain against them is increasing
every hour. Continuous accompanied
by heavy winds prevailed, und some
disaster seemed doe ifcn probable before
morning. It had been raining very
bard since 2 o'clock, and it was still
coming down in torrents with no indi
cations of any change soon.
All railroads in tbe vicinity of Fort
Smith are suffering from serious wash
out! or lost bridges, and trains are
abaadoned temporarily. At Arkansas
City, on the Mississippi, water from
the fcappmgton nook crevasse has in
undated tbe rear part of the town, and
lands in the back country are being
flo ded. It is not thought, ho 'ever.
that any great damage will result from
the break, as bayous and interior
streams aie capable of carrying the
water away rapidly. All tbe available
boats of the government fleet have been
put into levee service.
A report prevailed that the levee at
Alsatia, Li , twenty miles Bouth of
Lake Providence, had broken, but this
has not been verified.
Balville, Ark., March 12. White
river rose eighteen feet here yesterday,
and is now rising a foot an hour.
St. Louis, March 12. Flood news
from various points along the Missis
sippi river and other streams this morn
ing is that the White and Black rivers
in Arkansas are on the rampage. Both
are out of their banks and overflowing
the country on each side for miles.
Heavy rams have fallen and continue
to fall along these streams, and a gene
ral inundation is looked for. The Black
is a tributary of the White, and the
White empties into the Arkansas just
above tbe point where the latter pours
its flood into the Mississippi. At Fort
Smith, on tbe Arkansas, a rise of over
eighteen feet took place in twenty-four
hours, and at last accounts the swell
was proceeding at a rapid rate. This
great rise, added to the minor floods
pouring out of all the small tributaries,
will greatly add to tbe volume of water
in tbe Mississippi below the mouth of
the Arkansas, and increase tbe peril of
the lower country.
1 vous ills.
Pills cure bilious and ner
JiORTH CAROLINA NEWS.
From the State Papers.
Two thousand visitors are at Asht
ville juet now.
Wilmington Review: The outlook
now is for a splendid trade here this
I BPrlDK. Uur merchants are not only
Mount Airy News: We believe the
census will show 2,000 inhabitants at
Mount Airy. Our town is growing.
New families are coming in almost
daily. By 1900 we expect to have 5,000
In Lincoln county, Friday, an eight
year old son of finokney Smith fell and
nis teetn cut bis tongue. Bleeding be
gun and it was impossible to stop it.
In a short while the child bled to death.
A negro died near Whitakers recent
ly of a disease which the physicians
pronounced leprosy. The disease ap
peared a short while after he slept in a
blanket which had been used on a dis
A report on the Western Insane
Asylum at Moreanton was made Satur
day. There are 484 patients in the in
stitution. These are supported at a per
capita expense or 8187.00 per year,
Improvements are being made and all
necessary repairs are kept up without
ciceuiug tan nuruti appropriation.
Fayetteville Scottish Chief : Who in
vented the first telephone t If this
question is asked in any audience in oar
land, the answer will be. Edison 1 Yet
this is not true, for the first telephone
used in the United States was io vented
by Dr. James Davis, of Fayetteville.
He also invented the first phonograph.
This matter was fully ventilated some
years ago in the Fayetteville Gazette.
The original models are yet in the
possession of Dr. Davis' daughter. Dr.
Davis was a native of Philadelphia, but
resided in North Csrolina for a long
period prior to his death.
Goldsboro Argus: There was exult
ant, thrilling happiness among the con
gregation of St. Paul's M. E church in
this city at the Sunday morning servic.
There has been a debt of $1,900 har
ing over the church ever since its coiu-
ptetion, and on Sunday the pastor, Rev.
B. R. Hall, after preaching a most elo
quent, earnest and stirring sermon,
made an appeal to the members of h i
charge to pay off this debt and free the
bouse of God from the encumbranoes cf
the world. Although there was not a
full attendance of the oongregation yet
the canvass that followed resulted in
raising nearly 82,300 more than was
necessary. So much for the Christian
charity that pervades the congregation
of St. Paul's and the earnest, effective
ministry of its faithful and popular
Raleigh News and Observer: We
learn that Chas. E. Cross is quite sick
witn tne "grippe" at tbe old Govern
ment barracks near the eastern city
limits, where the workhouse hands are
quartered. His condition is quite se
rious. There waa much talk on the
streets yesterday about the old colored
man who offered to serve out the term
of Charles E. Cross at the work house.
An old family servant of Cross has ar
rived hers and went to see his young
master Sunday at the work bouse. He
said that if an arrangement could be
made to that effect, he would serve out
the seven years' sentence in his stead.
Of course it is impossible that suoh an
arrangement could be made, as there is
no such law in existence n this State.
Durant's Island, in Dare county.
belonging to the State Public School
Fund, has 7ust been aold by the State
Board of Education to Hon. John E.
Rej burn, Congressman from the fourth
district of Pennsylvania, who is the
successor of Congressman Eel ley, and
one of tbe wealthiest men in Pennsyl
vania. The island was purchased at
the rate of $100 per aore, as was pro
posed by the Board of Education at its
meeting on Tuesday, the terms having
been agreed to by Congressman Rey
burn through his agent. Mr. R. M.
Evans, who has been here several days
negotiating for the purchase of the
property, he having paid a recent visit
to tbe island. Tbe grounds .abound in
all kinds of wild game, English snipe,
quail, bear, and various wild animals.
Toe "fishing grounds afforded are unsur
passed and .are equal to any along Al
bemarle Sound. There also abound on
the island myriads of wild geese, wild'
duck and swans. Congressman Rey
burn's object in purchasing the island
is to establish there handsome winter
quarters for himself and friends which
they will occupy while on hunting ex
peditions on the island. He will apply
to the Legislature for a charter similar
to those granted to the sporting clubs
on Currituck Sound. Congressman
Reyburn has already purchased a hand
some steam yacht in anticipation of es
tablishing his club house on Durant's
island. It is built and equipped to ac
commodate eleven persons and draws
only three feet of water. It will be
used as a pleasure yacht for fishing and
gunning. A meeting of the North
Carolina Board of Pharmacy will be
held in this city on Tuesday, March
18th; for the examination of applicants
for license to practice pharmacy. Par
ticulars may be had of tbe secretary of
the board, Mr. William Simpson. Ral
eigh, N. C.
After an Absence ol Nearly Thirty
Oshkosh, Wis., March 10 Fritz Ja
bush walked into the house of his rsla
ivee in this city yesterday afternoon,
after an absence of nearly thirty years.
The story he told was a most romantio
one, for he had long been mourned as
dead. In 1862 Mr. Jabusch enlisted to
the army and went to the front. His
relatives heard from him regularly
until in the summer of 1863, when his
letters ceased after a battle in which
bis regiment had been engaged. His
parents, of course, supposed him dead.
He now states that be was left for
dead on the battlefield, was found by
rebel troops, placed in a hospital, and
when be recovered was imprisoned at
Libby prison. Here he remained over
a year until exchanged, and be found
himself on the Atlantic coast without
money and hundreds of miles from
home. He shipped on board a mer
chantman for the East Indies as a corn-
man seaman, and has followed tbe sea
ever since. He has acquired a com
petency, and decided to settle down in
his old home.
INHBRITED blood poison.
How many people there are whose
distress from sores, aches, pains and
eruptive tendencies are due to inherited
blood poison. Bad blood passes from
parent to child, and it therefore is the
duty of husband and wife to keep their
blood pure. This is easily accomplished
by a timely use of B. B. B. (Botanic
Blood Balm). Send to Blood Balm Co
Atlanta, for book of most convincing
James Hill. Atlanta, Ga., writes
"Mr two sons were afflioted with blood
poison, which dootors said was heredi
tary. They both broke out in sores and
eruDtions which B. B. B. promptly con
trolled and finally oured completely."
Mrs. S. M. Williams, Sandy, Texas,
writes: "My three poor affiieted chil
dren, who inherited blood poison, have
improved rapidly after a use of a. B. ts
It is a Godsend."
J. R. Wilson, Glen Alpine Station,
N. C, Feb. 13, writes: "Bone and blood
poison forced me to have my leg ampu
tated, and On tbe stump there came a
large ulcer, which grew worse every
day and doctors gave me up to die. I
only weighed 120 pounds when I began
to take B. B. B.. and 12 bottles increased
my weight to 180 pounds and made me
sound and well. I never knew what
good health was before." -
R. N. and F. S. Duffy, wholesale and
retail agents. New Berne, N. C.
For a disordered liver try Beecham's
Death of Ex-Congressman Taulbec. ;
Those wlo have kept up with the
Washington news have seen accounts
of the shooting of W. P. Taulbee. a
representative from the tenth Kentucky
district in the 49 and 50th Congress, by j
Charles E Kincaid, the Washington !
correspondent of the Louisville Timos, 1
in the House wing of the Capitol, on
tbe afternoon of February 23. Since
the shooting Taulbee has been in a
critical condition, and on Tuesday i
mording died. A brief recital of the !
causes which led to the tragedy is as j
follows: About two years ago, while
Taulbee was a member of Congress,
Kincaid telegraphed to bis paper re-1
ports which were damaging to the !
character of Taulbee' The reports, I
however, appeared in Washington i
papers before tby were sent to
tne Louisville Times. Since the
reports appeared in the Times, there
has been serious antagonism between
Taulbee and Kincaid. Kincaid bad
avoided Taulbee, hut casually they met
on the day of the shooting. The stories
of the shooting differ in one important
particular. Kincaid and Taulbee had
had an encounter some time prior to
tbe shooting in the corridor adjoining
tbe ball of tbe House of Representatives
on the east. It was said juet after the
shooting took place that Kincaid bad
armed himself after bis first encounter
with Taulbee, and seeing him go down
the stairs that led to the basement, bad
tun aiter him. called to him, and. as he
turned, shot him in the face. Kincaid
claims that he armed himself in fear oi
danger from a further- encounter with
Taulbee; that Taulbee bad warned him
to arm himself, and that Taulbee in
sulted and attacked him on tbeir sec
ond encounter, rendering in his opin
ion resort to the pistol a necessitv. The
theory of self-defence will be set up bv
Kincaid s lawyer. As soon as the news
of Taulbee 'a death reached police head
quarters, an officer was sent to Kin
caid's room. He was awakened, and
after be had dressed, was taken to the
police station, where he now is.
A Woman in White Walks for a
in Her Sleep.
New York.' March 10. Policeman
John Stuart, of the Thirteenth street
squad, saw an apparition this morning.
An hour before daybreak he saw stand
ing at tbe ladies' entrance to the Fifth
Avenue Hotel tbe ta-il figure of a woman
attired in a white night-gown, with
ruffles, and a wrapper thrown loosely
over it. Tbe woman had on hat and
shoes, and carried in one hand a riding
trip, just as the omoer swung bis
The policeman spoke: "What are
you doiog bere r1 and touched her
shoulder. At the voice and touch the
woman gave a sudden start and woke
np. Then with a shriek she dropped at
the polioeman's feet. Seeing herself
suddenly revealed in the role of a sleep
walker had almost undone her.
When she recovered enough to walk
the policeman took her down to Captain
Keilly's station house, where she was
fitted out with a dress and proper
clothing to keep her warm. She was
benumbed with cold.
To the tergeaat she said that she was
May Case, an opera singer, and lived at
21 Great Jones street. The last she re
membered was going to bed and to
sleep in her own room.
In the early morning hours she had
arisen, put on her hat and shoes, and
gone up Broadway probably all the
way to Madison Square, without know
ing what she was doing and without
meeting on her whole route a polioe
man to wake her up. Her route lay
through two precincts, the Fifteenth
and Nineteenth, and she went over the
posts of at least a dozen or fifteen pat
rolmen, whom she failed to encounter,
unless, indeed, she frightened them
from her path. The sergeant sent her
Terrible Suffering Rescue of Two
Gloucester, Mass., March 9. Th
schooner Blanobe, which has arrived
from the Grand Banks, had on board
Edward Fogary and Wm. Wilson, mem
bers of the crew of the schooner Nellie
G. Thurston, who were picked up in a
dory. They went adrift February 27th,
while attending trawls during a thick
fog. The weather continued th ick for
five days. Their feet, hands and tongue
also became swollen, and they lay in
the dory and prayed for death to re
lieve their sufferings. . They had three
raw fish in the dory which they tried to
eat but were made sick. They became
delirieus and bad about made up tbeir
minds to jump overboard and end their
sufferings when the Blanche rescued
L.BIHON HOT DROPS.
For coughs and colds, take Lemon
For sore throat ana bronchitis, take
Lemon Hot Drops.
For pneumonia and laryngetis, take
Lemon Hot Drops.
For consumption and catarrh, take
Lemon Hot Drops.
For all throat and lung diseases, taKe
Lemon Hot Drops.
An elegant and reliable preparation.
Sold by druggists. 25 cents per boi-
le. Prepared by H. Mozley, M.D., At-
anta, Ga. n ovldwly
Its Wonderful Kffeet on tbe Liver,
gtomaeb, asowels. Kldneya and Blood
Dr. Mozley 's Lemon Elixir iaa pleas
ant lemon drink that positively cures
all Biliousness, Constipation, Indiges
tion. Headache, Malaria, Kidney Dis
ease, Dizziness, Colds, Loss of Appetite,
Fevers. Chills, Blotches, Pimples, fain
in Back, Palpitation of Heart, and all
other diseases caused by disordered
liver, stomach and kidneys, the first
great cause of all fatal diseases. Fifty
cents and one dollar per bottle. Sold
by druggists. Prepared only by H.
Mozley, M.D., Atlanta. Ga.
I have a small lot of this REMARK
ABLE CORN for sale at W. R. BAR-
RINGTON'S in New Berne, and aleo at
W. H. SAWYER'S in Bavboro. It
tnakes as good and as palatable flour as
ordinary wheat, and will on rich land
make a larger yield than common corn,
as it succors abundantly and they bear
well. One grain to the hill. It yields
more fodder than the common corn. If
it doesn't do what is said of it, tbe pur
chase money will be refunded, if put
on good land. It will be on exhibition
at the New Berne Fair.
;JAS. M. PATRICK,
feldwtf Institute, N. C.
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Dry Goods, Boots aad Shoes.
We sell FLOUR direct from the Mills
We have in stock a big Bupply of
West India Molasses,
which we import direct from the West
Give us a call and see our prices.
ROBERTS & BRO.,
South Front street,
mW We job Grail &J Axand Loril
u is pleasant
gently y. I .
Liver iy.'. J,
a:. --, s the sys
s coids, head- '
fever's r.:.d cures habitual--?.
T ; ' of Figs ia the
y . kind ever pro-
only rcTry '.
tr.ste and ac
ceptable to . prompt in '
its action sr,d :: hcnoScial in its .
effects, pre parr d ;;ly from the most
healthy and afr.T::' Bubetancoa, it.
many excellent .r.r'I-s commend it
to all and havo jiu-.do it the most
popular remedy I: nova;.
Syrup of Fi-? h for sale in 50o
and $1 bottles l;y -11 leading drug
gists. Any rr li:d,lo 'druggist vho
may not have it .n Land wiU pro
cure it promptly f.r anyone v.ho .
wishes to try it. JJo not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP
Allay Pain and
Heals the Son s.
Sense of Taste?
TRY THE CURE
A particle Is applied ,';r.to. each nostrll'and
Is agreeahlrt. Price 50 ctoln t Prngetetii; by
mall, registered. tK) eta. ELY BROTHKR8,
68 Warren street. New YorS lanlSdwly
10,000 More of Those
'Old Virginia Cheroots
Take Ho Other,
J. A. BRYAN, Fres. I,. I!. (T'TLEu, Vice Prei
G. II EGBERTS, Cashier. '
HE sMTiBMi, BflflK.
OF NEW BaSNE, N. 0.
Surplus Frcfl , -
Jas A. Bhy
L. H. CUT!. !:,
s S ItUVAK,
iHE vW,':'r3a THE 2;-
DWG 0(0" A1 1 ACtlMEU lb t&J
t?aG0. 28 UNION SQUARE.NY sHfi,-s
st.louis.mo. raUBi'v-vre CUIASTEX.
F. S. DufTy.
Berne. N. C.
drugRist, rifseht, Nei
Yqiir Attention, Pieasel
We havo a nict line of FoeJ
Cuttera, Cider-HI ills, Apple
Peelers, Mowers, Mowing
Scythes. Fruit J.im. Hp., for
the euir:rr.er trade.
Our etock of Paints. O.!-,"
etc., is full and co iii'k-tF.
Wo are agent for the Cele
brate ZEB. VANCE" COOK
STOVE, and invito you to c all
ond examine it before buying a
WH1TTY 6 GfiTES.
tr canvass for the m!e nf Nursery Stockl
8tBiy eiiJi'l:wneDt (juftrantecil. liOOD
PA V "for bum nsf. 1 men. Apply H I onoo
staliu!,' aao. iili iiUon thin paper.
Alabimi Kursory Co, Euntsville, Ala.
Sas-af R-1'. J' n'-y v -ym.1. Winter
-'.:), j iii-mint, &C.
Bought f -r .':is5i. on irt e.pt nod appro
val, vs-USi-Mii-chM -- l"r ConUulRCton,
JUoKcr;-.).''', etc., by
?oim!; & OLCOTT.
I KG A: William pi., New York,
v a 'i 'is wma
'. trxi-.'.r.-.,. : . m
I U3M ----- L k
AGENT WANTED. j
CORES r'-Jz- X - K K.