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K. at. HiaPKS, Frrltr.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS.
NEW BERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, SEPTEMBER is, isno.
How is four Blood?
".'"T. . I h3 malignant breaking out oa my
. leg-bel) w th knee, aod vm cured aoond
. and well with two and a half bottles of
8. 8. 8. Other blood medkincs had fail-
- cd to do me any good.
' Wit C. Bkatt. Torkrme, S. C.
I wm troubled from childhood wkh
a argravatd caae of Tetter, and three
bottles of 8. 8. 8. cured me perma
nently. Waixacb Majw,
JlaanviUe, I. T.
Our oook on Blood and St la Diseases
. nailed freer
' Swunr Specific Co.. Ailanu. Ga.
It has permanent! veo red THorsAjros
of cases proooancetl by doctors hoper
team. If yoa bave premooitory symp
tom. Bach as Congb, . Difficulty ot
Breatiilnir, Ac, dou't delay.- bat dm
PICO'S CURE for CONSUMPTION
Immediately. By Draggi&ts. 23 cents.
'THE BEST-KNOWN REMEDY
OIw I a 1 tB Days, wlthen Fajn.
rrenrents Stricture. Contains no
acrid or poiaoooos rabstaaces. and
l rnaraiitdabaolntolT barmlesat
Ia preacribI by phyiiclana anil
remaMDded bir dranliti. PriraU.
Sold by dnia-K'ffr wwmn of Safc
I hava coaata'aUy es hand
As Fine and
Well Broken Horses
w xr brmzhl to IeW Btroe. i-They
tIectd witb care and from
rUh!d dealers only. I have good
roalatra, good draft hor, and tboaa
anitad for' family purrv--; and the
Alao, in connection with my L4ry,
I bJiTa a FIRST-CLASS
Carriage and Buggy
where will be foond a full equipment
of riding yehiclca. Painting; repairing,
etc-, done ia the very beet workman
ahip. A trained and experienced Shoer
coaetantly on duty. Will take pUarare
ia showing yoa through any depart
ment of my basiaeee.
J. W. STEWART.
- Fer the benefit of thuee who desire to
iait Oeracoke daring the ceeeon, ' the
" BEAUFORT will ran the following
Lfmre Waahington everySaturday 11 p.m.
Monday 6 a.m.
" " Wainesday 9 a.m.
Close connections with the steamers
from Greenville and Tarboro, and the
train from Jamesville that coanecte with
the Wilmingtoa-and Weld on Bailroad.
On intermediate diye tbe BEAUFOBT
' wi 1 tonch at New Berne, leaving there 7
ajn Taesdaya and 9 p. m. Thursdays,
eocnecting with Atlantio Railroad.
From Waa'iirgioa to Oeracoke and re-
From New Berne to Ocracoh. and re.
Single trip tickets, $1.50.
- ; From Washington to New Berne, $2.50,
From New Berne to Washington, $2.50.
' AMPLE ACCOMMODATION,
FARE AT HOTEI..
Per day $1.5u
Pei week .... $10.00
P.T month - - - - $30.00
8CE UAL RATES TO FAMILIES.
The tteamrr BEAUFORT bs been re
built and made larger, and ia now a com
fortable and ftcavortby boat, and ban a
permit to carry 2-ki j aascr.gors. jvlOd
For any informed, & call on E. B.
Roberta, at Old Dominion wharf.
Tha Convertible Policy
The Convertible Policy Iaud by
THE MUTUAL BENEFIT
JL.if Insurance Compar y
Inclddee al! the liberal feature of the
Company, with the addition of a guar
antee Ciuh Surrender value, which
( will be paid at any time aftr two years
preinuima have been paid , if demanded .
Every Policy has endorsed upon it a
table showing io plain figures the op
tions granted by the company.
1st option. Cash surrender value.
- 3d option. Amount that may be bor
rowed from tbe company on U e pol
icy. 3d option. Extended insurance for full
amount of the policy.
4th option. Paid np policy value.
This ia the meet liberal policy ycioi-
fared d is the eafeet insurance to be
Every dollar paid get a dollar
worth of Insnrance.
D. T. CARBiWiT, Aene.
- IloJtby persona between fourteen
' and tevooty ioeored.
V I j
Governor Hii.l has euU'red
on hi 58th year.
Ix the Uuifed S'atcn over .5 W)0,
000,000,000 of enrt-l.ipe nre manu
factured j cat !v.
TnK Couference icport on the
1 river and harbor bill was agreed to
io the Senate on MoDday.
BETURN8 from Maine show that
tbe Rpublicana hare carried the
State by increased majorities.
Xothino would please llepnbli
cans more than the defeat of Vance
of North Carolina and Gordon of
The Tobacco Leaf Board of
Trade met in Ne
I and parsed a resolution protesting 1
against the McKiaiey bill. (
i Progress is built upon the raina
of old institations, says Mr. Speak
er lietd. By. the aame rule, the
Republican party is bnilt upon tbe
rains of the Constitntion.
The movement amone the col
ored people in favor of the appoint -
ment of one of their race to the
vacant Collec.torship of Wilming
ton is said to be gaining strength.
Hon. S. B. Alexander, leading
Alliance man and Democratic
candidate for Congress in the Gth
district, is oat in a strong letter in
tavor of the ro election of Senate
Old North Caralina is stepping
np live on the fair question. There
are no less now than twenty seven
annual fairs held regularly, and all
under tbe auspices of permanent
THREE of the New York Central
railroad strikers are under arrest
on tbe charge ot being concerned;
' in the wrecking of the MontreaJ
express last week. They are all
Knights of Labor.
The committee of North Caro- j
lioa negroes who went to Wash
ington to lay their grievance be
fore the President got nothing for
their trouble. So sajs the Wil
Tni Republican Congressional
convention of the Seventh Ala
bama District met at Anniston
August 27 and decided not to make
any nomination. A resolution en
dorsing tbe Administration of
President Harrison was voted
Minister Pilelps has named
the German Emperor ''the poor
man's Emperor" aud says: "There
isn t an utterance, nor an act oi
the vounff Sovereign that does not
respond quickly to this test the
love and care of that class of his
subjects who most need help.
A London press dispatch saye:
Cardinal Manning has written a
letter nrging tbe necessity for
eight hours as a working day for
miners; that no women be employed
in mines; that the observance of
Sunday be enforced, and also advo
eating a scale of wages.
Senator Hampton, of South
Carolina, announces that he shall
not ask for a re-election to the
Senate. He has never asked for
an office, he says, and he doesn't
think he shall begin asking at this
late day. " He will accept a re
election, however, if it is offered
The Norfolk Landmark say:
The difference between the Demo
cratic and Republican parties on
economic questions is simply the
difference between the man who is
willing to conduct business on fair
and equitable lines and tbe man
who wants tbe world and thinks it
is his oyster.
THE Democratic State Conven
tion of California adopted tbis
paragraph in its platform: "The
Democracy of California pledges
its nominees to the Legislature to
use all lawful means to secure the
enactment of a law embodjiug tbe i
Australian ballot system, snbstan- au tue retnrns were in. The lie
tially as that now existing in the i publican majority was increased,
Siate of Massachusetts."
Democrats Vance supporters '
fellow-citizens: This is no time
for differences of opinion. Demo-!
era tic success is io jeopardy. Every
Democrat who wants Democratic '
success and good government in
the State owes it to himseli to bury :
every difference, aud erne togelh-
cr ai d give the Democratic nomi-
nees an enthusiastic
We have recently seta tbe coai
misision of the first collector of the
town of Edentou after our war of
Independence, signed by G. Wash-
inotn., Prcinf r.e tho. 1'i.iraji
; States. ai,d issued to Thomas Ben -
bury, Ed, ntou's first collector, who
had been Commissarv General of
North Can.hua. dunnrr tbe war of
tbe Revolution. It is tbe uronertv
of Gen. Benbtirv's great grand
daughter. THE convention of delegates
from the outhern states to consid
er the questton of direct trade
from the southern ports to Europe
mtt at Atlanta on last Wednesday.
Delegates were pret-ent from
North Carolina, South Caiolina,
VlnrhA. rnnsw Ala.ha.ma and
V Georgia. Governors Fowle,
North Carolina, Flemiog, ol Flor-
ida, and Gordon, of Georgia.
headed their respective delega-
Ul'KisiNOs are reported iu the
interior of Guatemala.
"No man is as good at home as
his picture looks in his neighbor's canditlafe) for Supieme ai d Su
Album." peiior Couit Judges and laeiubers
Miss Anna Dickinson claims
to be the mother of the force bill.
Au Da ought to get married.
They say that the Caunon l,is
basted" and Burrows and McKinley
are in danger of being blown np.
The bankruptcy bill will no
doubt become a law, if not at this
sessiou then quite certainly at the
The election iu Vermont waaj
1 really a Democratic victory the
party maae a gain 01 ioiiy-iwo
Brkaxlen and swttehmen oa
tbe Toledo, Columbus and Cincin
nati road are on a strike for higher
wages, and tbe freight business is
A. M Lovelace, of Cleveland
; coatJ ia, tbis State' waa 8track bv
, nKDCD,D oa oaua veu,uB BUU
is not expected to live, two mnies
which he was driving were killed.
The Norfolk Lankmark Bays:
"Ia all liues of industry and pro
duction, in wealth and everything
else, the South has greatly ad
vanced during the decade. Its
people produce more and are better
off every way than they were ten
The Dispatch says: '-The grant
iDg of a pension to a 6oldier who
had a leg broken while on his way
to church may be defended possi
bly upon the ground that very few
of the claimants will be able to
present analogous cases, but in no
Mrs. James K. Polk, the wid
ow of President Polk, completed
her 87th year on Thursday of last
week. She lives on the Polk place,
near Nashville, Tenn., and each
year the members of the General
Assembly go out to pay their re
spects to her at her home.
Today there is to be an excur
sion of capitalists from Boston,
New York and Philadelphia to
Durham. The city of the Bull has
our best wishes, but we trust that
the visiting capitalists will come to
East North Carolina and see the
best country God's snn ever shone
The Mississippi Constitutional
Convention is still in session at
Jackson. We don't know tbe ex-
! tent of the work it has accomplish-
ed' bat We
do know that it has
given emphatic indorsement to
to sound Democratic doctrine, and
in, these times that is a great deal.
1'HE Raleigh correspondent of
the Messenger says "every week
so ore funds for tbe Soldier's Home
are received. There is a general
idea that the home ought to be
opened soon. It is needed, and in
thirty days after opening would
have fifty inmates probably.
Intense excitement prevails at
Southampton, England on account
of the strike. The strikers become
riotous and troops are called out.
Tbe rioters take horses and charge
the troops. The troops charge the
men and wound many of them
with their bayonetts. The Mayor's
office is wrecked.
The Richmond Dispatch says:
The board on Geographic names
just constituted by the President is
authorized to consider all un
settled questions concerning geo
graphic names which may arise in
the executive department of the
United States Government, and
its decisions will be officially ac
cepted as standard authority.
j The Repablicans were success
' ful in Maine. A day or (wo ago
the Journal stated that Maine
went Republican by a reduced
That was written before
aDlj we dou't care if it was. "The
more they shove lieed to the front
the better will be the Democratic
prospects throughout the country,
To clip his wings just now would
D a misfortune to us.
It is stated, on the authority of
a Republican Senator, that it is
understood between President
Harrison and the leaders in the
Senate and House that an extra
session of Congress will be called
to meet about the 10th of Novem
ber. It is not alone the force bill
that is regarded as important.
There are several other party
measures, includln&r a ReaDDortion-
, ment bill, that the Republicans feel
that they must pass during this
Congressman Dunnell has
a new apportionment
is on the basis of one
member of Congress for every
ISO. 000 of population. This would
provide for a total representation
of 334. Under this apportionment
Alabama, California, Colorado,
Michigan, Xew Jersey, Oregon,
Texas, Washington and Wisconsin
would each gain one member,
Aikansas, Illinois, Kansas and
,. . I :
0r xeuusjivauia eacu two auu iuiu-
nesota and Nebraska each three.
; iUC tttco "o
tative would be Ohio and Virginia
which would each lose one.
COUNTY OH III !.
' A few d3s ago the Jou rnal
urged the necessity ol party organi
zation, and insisted on the en
, thusiastic support of Democratic
of the Legislature.
We come now to speak ot countv
offices; and if it is important that
our Congressmen, our Judges and
the members of the Legislature be
Democrats, it is essential to the
well being of this community that
the nominees of the Democratic
party for county offices be elected.
f : a. t. a. - tLni
it is witu mese oouui-y unices mat
the people come in direct daily
personal contact. Through them
tee If ws are executed and the ex
cellence of oar system of govern
ment most signally displaced.
Craven county is especially for-
tunate in having snch men to fill
her offices as have been nominated
by the Democratic party. Look at
them ; weigh them ; consider them
iu all the relations of life, and see
i if tbey do not come up to the highest
standard of manhood.
For tbe office of bheriff tho De
mocracy of Craven presents Wil
liam B.Lane; for Register James
W. Biddle and for Clerk of the
Court W. M. Watson. In patriot
ism, in devotion to country and
fidelity to duty, in firmness of
character and gentlemanly bearing,
in capability and fitness for the
positions to which tbey have been
nominated they are the peers ofthe big8trikft which wiI1 take place
any of their countrymen. It is a
pleasure to moor ior iu
of such men, and their elevation to ;
office will be a cause of pride to 1
The gentlemeh nominated for the
i i i.i r .. 1 .... :
offices of surveyor and coroner are j the course of a few days,
not one whit behind their as-' TT?
sooiates on the ticket in their editor Journal: I see in one
qualifications for office, and the ; of Jonr late j88ne8 a car(j endorsing
elements of manhood that challenge F. D. Koonce, of Onslow county,
confidence and command respect. for an independent candidate for
Be sure when you go to the polls j the senator-ship of the ninth sena
VT . . . j tonal district upon the Alliance
id November that you vote the j platform. We, the Alliance of
whole Democratic ticket. The i Carteret county, do concur, and en
principles of the party are sound, ! dorse with great pride Mr. Koonce,
its candidates are true, and every whom we regard as the brainiest of
man who assists in their election !
will have the consciousness of
having done his duty to himself
and his country.
The election is a good ways off,
but let it be remembered that
other things being equal, that army
is victorious which is first upon the
field, thoroughly drilled and ready
for the battle.
SOUTH CAROLINA Y A XCE, 11AMP
TOX AXD UORDON.
It must be gratifying to Demo
crats and patriots everywhere that
the people of South Carolina are
coming together, despite the late
excitements and animosities, and
it is probable that General .Hamp
ton will be retnrned to tbe United
We know of nothing that would
please Republicans more than the !
V , , ,t n a j !
defeat of Vance. Gordon and :
Hampton. What has Wade Hamp j
ton done to forfeit the respect, ad- j
miration and love of South Caro !
linians t Nothing, absolutely noth
ing ! On the contrary, his whole
life is devoted to their service.
There is not a page of their history,
for nearly half a century, that is
hot illumined by his patriotic eer
vices. He was born amid rural
scenes ; his youth and manhood
was nouri8hed'and matured on the
farm, and he left the endearments j
of country life only when the liber-
ties of bis people were in danger
and his country called him to her
Who can forget Hampton and his
men in the days that tried men's
souls; when every flower blushed
with patriot blood, and every stream
was crimsoned with the life blood
of freemen 1 To refuse to Hampton
the homage due to his greatness ;
and his fame would be base in- j
gratitude. Not to love him would ;
. . ,. . .,
be a Bin unpardonable in the canon
What is said of Hampton is island light, as genial and accom
equally true of Vanee and Gordon, modating a gentleman as is the
Remember the dark days of recon- i fortune of one to fall in with in this
struction and match Hampton, clime Capt. VV. S. Simmons ac-
. . . ' icompanied by Jno. B. Quick, we
Vance and Gordon if you can. It j eft oar wharf in tow of tne 8teamer
can't be done. They stand before Trent, Capt. Roberts commander,
the people of the South unap
proaehed and unapproachable su
pretne in the hearts of their
It is the senseless boast of intoxi
cated leaders that the farmers of
the South are opposed to these
1L . XT
Southern heToes. .No sane man
believes it. Nine-tenths of the
larmers of the country would walk
t.en milpis to shake the rjand of
either of them. Look at them.
, , . iL c
Vance lost an eye in the service of
his people ; Hampton lost a leg on
freedom's battlefield and Gordon is
scarred all over with honorable
He ts an idiot who does
not know these thiDgs ; he is a!notan expert, that there is not a
madman who does not respect better or neater kept light in the
them. Marplots and Belf-inriated universe. Ou Monday morning,
demagogues cannot mislead tbe about 7 o'clock, we hied away to
, . . .i -ii the Ashing ground and succeeded
people in respect to these Hlus- caotaiu lwo hnndred poun(,s
! trious men. Their deeds, their,
j worthy deeds alone, have rendered
I them immortal, and tbe farmers of
North Carolina, South Carolina and
. ... ' . ., . . ...
Georgia will teach their children
to revere their memory ana per
petuate their fame.
Vance, Hampton and
will be rt-turi tl to l lie Seuate, and
a great shout :llgoup from all
1'HE fuilowing fioiu ihe 11 ch
n.orul Dispatch should be the
sentiment of everj Noith Caruliua
neinocr.it: "Fur the lue we bear
the old Common u chilli let uti iu-
, n .
j 03 fully all assign-
ccci'' l o v f il 1 v a I assign-I
tecs in :n
our party commit
and thus secure a
part iu the work aud a correspond -
ng share in the
glory of the cam-
Tue Elections bill is not dead.
It ua8 simpiy bet,u laid qaietly to
rest until after the November elec
tion, when it will be taken up and
acted on by the Senate unless the
elections are so overwhelmingly
against the Republicans that they
dare not resurrect it. The Elee
: tions bill
is a live issue ia this
Cul Geoege D. Tillman, ol
Sbuth Carolina, havs the stories
being circulated that he will oppose
t L ,,.
Senator Hampton, are untrue. "I
am a candidate lor the House,"
said he, "and I
am going to be
elected. I am fuither a good Al
liauce man, but am none of your
sub-treasury kind. I am a Demo
crat." Agusta Chronicle.
The Wilmington Star remarks,
big strikes all around. Strikes
i in England, strikes in this country
j B t theae , ,t comDarrifion to
i in this country next November,
when the people strike against the
The New York Herald predicts
severe frosts in the Northwest in
ne . 1D "18 uiccmeuL
against the banking system which
he says is worse than the taiiff, in
an article prepared by him for his
Lodge, No. 4oli, at Ricblands, is an
honor to any man, and it is suf
hcient proof to show the material
of which be is made. Not only
great mentally, but a practical
man ; sober and strictly con
scientiua and as industrious as a
bee, with a sufficient amount of
magnetism and certain amount of
combativenes, together with prop
er reasoning faculties, which facul
ties should predominate in this day
of need to give motive power to
aid him to throttle whatever oppc
sition may come between him and
his duty, though his avoirdupois is
not so great as other men. The
reason we emphasize hia faculties
is because tbey are necessary to be
a part of the man, to enable him to
face that class of men who have
shaped legislation for their benefit
only, thereby collecting together
tbe most" gigantie lortnnes the
wodd bag witne,sed.
in tni8 maD) p jy Koonce, we
not only find these faculties, but he
nas tue Drains aiso, wnnout suou
qualifications he would stand be
lore tbe financial monarchs and
land sharks like the Roman slave
did when he was commissioned to
g into the Koman prison to put
Uarius to death. Whether these
be gifts, or by what marvels drawn
from heaven or earth, we shall not
stop to inquire. We are proud of
such a man as F. D. Koonce.
Carteret County, N. C.
The health of our county is good
Fodder saving is about over.
Cotton picking is under way with
The Bayboro High School opened
on the 8th inst., agreeably to ad
vertisement, with fair prospects for
l, L. .... .;.' .- I .
0n vesterdav .Tno. W. Brabble.
the keeper of Neuse light, and
family, returned to tbis place, their
home. , f?f the pnrpose of sending
tneir cunaren to scnooi.
invitation of the keeper of Brant
who has the thanks of the trio for
tbe favors extended it. and with
good luck we reached the light
house by i p. m., all armed and
equippped for an angling expe
dition. At the light house we
were greeted by liob't Ireland, the
assistant keeper, as true a .Con-
federate soldier and as genial and
accoBjmodatirjg ia possible to be
foami. jn Saturday we tried our
luck at angling. We only buc-
ceeded in a small catch, but had the
l0June capture a nne mess
of soa bass, a favorite of mine. If
&Q epicure wi8hed a better fish he
8Uould have the chance of going
and catching them. Sunday was i
spent in the house and a fine chance
Vi .1 rH a I rn innrvnnflAn
vomnro the ussArtion. thnneh T am
ot- a8 ftae troat and drum as the
Bound contains, and at 5 p. m. we
hoisted sail and left for home,
wuiuu we eacueu t , o.. p . u..,
well pleased with our trip. Many
haveFbeen lbe dav8 6inCe I have
had the pleasure of such an occa
sion, and to captains Simmons and
Ireland I most heartily tip my hat.
tiooi'-iiY, (iitti.x 15. n.vi'ji:
A IP.OlMSI'lluN TO tXTEND THE sol'ii -l--THE
I.N Vtsria TIoN AM) GJ TO TlliC
lfOTTOM Ol THE KAMXF1KD HAM ' V l.ITY .
Wasiii.N(;:.;x. Scpl 3 - P. nsi u Com
misei. n-r (irt-ti Li It i.rn'd . liioiul
dttje nru Luiubtrtii. Afrer ibtj di-.
closure l it ml medt- t v i he p ciil in
vestiaiiu comruiut-u .vea Hie tnuei
pa: lira it o I; in p. . I ii 1 1 t j m 1 r 1 1 - r i r, t m n . i i ti 1 1
. tuii t t h. ri' i no c u rs-r 1. I open lo fie .
pie,ijt but to r,, u,f. c . ,,;-
sioner aud (unite ani.th r mt-mH to
riud ii man n ho will coiiifnnH Urift
bUBill: 88 pn.h"V With fi;U ti I'Ui-ifit
1 sense. Bui ii 'fivtt.iiiion n not t .
-op wher it now i-i.
Rppresentutivo i ooir, f I ilimu.
whose enercv hB brought hIjv ut ihf
diuclo ures that haveeheckei ihe whole
country, ending with the diicon luurefe
of Representative SaiBer, who as on
Monday forced to resign hia member
ship on the special committo. haj re
solved that the scope of the pei,ding
inquiry shall be materially extended,
ami he so Btated to bi colleagues on
Commiaeioner Rtum HaiJ that be aw
very clearly that it was not Mr. Cooper's
intention to bitng the invention n to a
termination at all.
Mr. Cooper propes. a to go to the Init
torn of the management of the Pension
Bureau in all its phase if it tak b iititil
March 4 1S91
I , ,
Black iu Color Sulphureous in Odor
, Excitement aud Alarm.
ASBEVILIE, N. C, September 10
Quite an excitement had leeently been
arouied in the country east of Ashe
ville by what appears tc be black smoke
issuing from the seven peaks of tbe
Swallow Range, and rising to a height
of 300 feet. The af-cendtng columns are
seen from the valleys below. A visit
to the places from whence they seem to
come is said to sbow on the surface of
the ground a slight mist accompanied
by a strong sulphureous odor, and
after tiring a few feet this mi-t forms
into tbe black columns of emobe seen
at a d ietanoe.
The soioking peaks wrre noticed for
the first time two years ago and con
tinued two weeks. After that nothing
more was observed until the 5ch of last
September, when it appeared again,
continuing three weeks. It appeared
for the third time atlout two wet kn ago
and Still continues.
The smoke is seen every morning
about 9 o'clock. The residents of Bee
Tree creek, twelve miles fiom Ashe
ville, are the witneies and they are
A Wuter Spout
CARRIES TWO CARS AND THE ENGINE
FORTY FIVE FEET FROM THE TRACK.
Sax Antonio, Tex., Sept, 11 Last
night at nine o'clock passenger train
No. 19, eaetbound from El Paso, on tbe
Southern Pacific railway, was caught
on n water spout about fifteen miles
west of Del Rio. The water, some forty
feet wide, ftruck tbe forward part of
the train. It took the engine, baggage
car and mail car from the coaches and
carried them forty-five feet, overturn
ing them. Tbe passengers knew noth
ing of the approach of the water until
the jr occurred. The engineer and
fireman escaped drowning by swim
ming to high ground. Tbe track was
torn up fcr 200 yards and a gully ten
feet deep cut through it.
IMcjrle Against Horses.
Mr. W. A. Wynne, of Raleigh, makes
a challenge to ride a bicycle twenty
five miles against any number of en
tries of horses ou Fiidayof Fair week
on the race course, purse offered to be
one hundred dollars, seventy-live dol
lars to the winner, fifteen to the second
and ten to the third. Entrance fee live
Additional and special premiums will
be added to the cash priz s by business
men of Raleigh and elsewhere, making
the prizes not less than three hundred
dollars in the aggregate.
The race will be one of the most ex
citing occasions of tbe Fair and runny
will come especially to see the race.
Man'against horse. Thoe who decide
to enter horses for the race will ad
dress L. S. Packard. Assistant Gen.
Sup't, Rileigh, N. C. Naws .tnd Ob
server. Shot Dead in the Head.
"WILSON, N. C, Sept. 10. Mr. Lowell
Whitley and his son, while on their
way to Wilson this morning, riding in
a buggy, were fired upon from ambush.
Mr. Whitley was found in the buggy
about one mile from town dead. A
mule was drawing the buggy.
Robert was found about three miles
from town in a dying condition, about
where it is supposed the shooting was
done. From the appearance of tbe
wounds it is thought that the Bhooting
was done by a sbo gun loaded with
There is no clue as to who Jid the
Another Defaulting Tostiuaster.
Raleigh, N. C, Sept. 10. This after
noon a warrant was issued here by
United States Commissioner Purnell for
W. W. Sellars, postmaster at Lebanon,
Columbus couuty. The charges against
Sellars are embt zzlement aud false re
turns of cancellation of stamps, and be
is behind $2,000, most of which he stole
from the postal fund and from the pro
ceeds of the sale of stamps. Tbe war
rant was issued upon tbe applied: ion of
Posttfflce Inspector J. S. Daniels.
There are good reatons for believing
that Cellars, who has Aid tbe State, is
now io Texas.
The Yadkin Wr ck
Since the falling in of ttu train on
the Yadkin river Saturday night on the
Richmond & Danville railroad passen
gers are transferred over the ferry on
local trains. Until the bridge is finished
through trains will come from Greens
boro to Sanford over the Cape Fear and
Yadkin Valley, from Sanford to Ham
let over the Raleiith & Augu.ta, and
from Hamlet to Charlotte over tbe
Carolina Central. Tbis is a roundabout
way, but it is tbe best that can be done.
It is hoped that trains can go over the
road Friday, though it may bn next
week. The authorities are using dyna
mite cartridges to remove the dehris.
South Carolina Democrats.
Columbia. S C, Sept. 10 The South
Carolina Democratic convention to
nominate Governor and other State
officers assembled in tbe Capitol at noon
today. A temporary organizition was
effected without any collision between
tbe opposing factions, a committee on
credentials appointed, and a recess
taken until four o'clock. The conven
tion is composed of li'JO dt legatee, iif6
of whom are pledged to vote for I. R
Tillman for Governor.
Wilmington, N. C, Sept. 10 The
Ameiican steam 3 acht 'Mignon. Capt.
D. II. Pugh. of New York, to Savannah,
grounded at 8 p. m yis erdny on the
extreme point of the Cape Fear. Tbe
vessel is a total lots. The crew of five,
including the captain, were rescued by
th Cpo Kear life saving crew
I lo llie I iiniu Mceiiuir
i On Sundav the steamer Trent will
leave her wharf at half past teten a rr,
for Line's Chupel camp meeting. R -turning
w ill leave at b.il f paist six p tu ,
Come, both ladies and gentleim r.
Fare for round trip. 50..
FLORICULTURE Rue, Frgran,
Rolan Baking Powder.
LIS 1' 01" THE
e li.st oay was r.iw.v. luio'i. o
crowd wem out to witm.sH tl i; ciLbin,;.
Tho Hiar Bnd of New Iti rne fnrnihhed
mu ii.; for tin.- o.'C it ion. A ame of
bBeeball j I t y 1. to tluT v.-ith
barn I rami's and oilif-r aniii'pnif'ntrt
Al i ilit ili.'ro v. hb a (.jr.'iriil time. Mr.
J j-- h VV. I'Icrtili i 'j on, editor of the;
N.-w l'.nu Inid Turctililit. f.riHc nl.d a
h'-iuitifiil bocpii t of lljwers on behalf of J
Mrn A (!. Oilen arid otberH. to tho NitW '
I5i-ri,c Colden Link Hand, whirli whh
re-pond' d to by Rt. Rev. BiBhoi) Pt-ttey ,
nficr wbich a beautifully framed mono
truni. Ront from Huston, Mann., by llieB ;
Susie I.'iw rence. fri-trr of t he secretary
rf ihf r'ir. lo be ilacid on exliibitioD,
and at the elope of tho Fir to be pre 1
snti-d to New Berne Ooldon Lodge No
I' Sl (. 1'. of O. F. . was also presented
by the honored Binhop to the Lodge
through the band, which was accepted
by a short speech by Mr. W. II. Daven
port, of LivingMtoti College.
In shoit. we are lad to know that
the Fair was a grand success in every
! way, and that it will be run annually
in future. Its managers deserve much
credit, and tho colored people should
fuel proud of tb6i'r firat effort.
Below we gie the list of premiums
as awarded by iVio several jii'len:
GAME A.VU l'lrrll.
John Daniels. Newbern. 1 fawn. Si:
John S Williams. Newbern. 1 rabbit.
M cents; W S Simmons, Bayboro, 1
opoasom, 50 cf-nts; Miss Sarah Green.
Newbern, 1 flying squirrel, oO cents;
Henry Petlipher. Newbern, 1 sturgeon,
St: Rev. Steve Turner, Beaufort. di
play of crabs, CO cents; Adam Selby,
Newbern, coon, 50 cents.
FPDf.ier, Oriental, best stalk of
Frank Vail. Newbern, best and
fceaviuot ear on stalk, SI.
Peter Richardson, Newbern, largest
amount of ears on stalk, in.
W C Coleman, Concord, best Iritb
potatoes, S 1 ; J K llussey. Newbern. best
exhibitor ground peas, 50 cents; W S
Simmons. Bayboro, best exhibit of sweet
potatoes. Si; VV C Coleman. Concord,
beet field peas and beans, &1. do , bni-t
variety of bread corn. 50 cent, do ,b.-st
variety of oats, fiO cents, do , best
variety of onions, 25 centH.
W C Coleman. Concord, best variety
of apples, 81; Peter Richardson, New
bern, best variety of grapes. Si; WC
Coleman, Conoord, largest watermelon.
Si; E R Dudley. Newbern, largest
pumpkfn, 25 cents.
Jerry T Davin, Newbern, bst Ply
mouth Rick, 50 cents: Mrs Rmha
Lewis, Newbern. best banUm, 50 cents;
Ed ward Wood tubs, New bi-ru best geese,
50 cents; W C Coleman. Concord, best
bror,z? turkey, 50 cents; John H Dud
ley, Newbern, best Muscovy ducks, 25
cents; Aaron Jones. Nowbern. bf-st ex
hibit of ducks, 50 cnnt; Mrs. Catharine
Dudley, Newbern. best Rouen ducks,
25 cents; John 11 Dudley, Newbern,
be:t Pekia ducks, 25 cents; Jerry T
Davis, Newbern, bent puddle ducks, ' 5
Rev. Edward Bull, Newbern, best
beeswax, 50 cents, do , best strained
honey, 50 cents, do., bet.t honey-comb,
50 cents: WC Coleman. Concord, best
dried apples, 50 cents, do., best black
berries, 50 cent, do., beet display of
fruits, Si; Mrs. Rose Witllace, Wilson,
best apple jelly, 25 cents; W C Cole
man. Uoncora, best display of jMlies,
$1; Mrs. Sarah Morgan, Concord, best
preserved apple?, 25; Mrs. J E Coleman
Concord, 'best preserved peaches, 25
cents, do., best preserved citron, 25
cents; Mrs. Sallio White, Concord, best
preserved grapes 25; Mrs. Saiah Morgan,
Concord, best preserved figs, 25 cents,
do., best j irs tomatoes, 25 cents, do.,
best j-irs beans, 25 cents; V O Cole
man, Concord, best collection jar goods,
82; Mrs. Sarah Morgan, Concord, beet
jar onions, 25 cents, do. . best j ir cab
bage, 25 cents; Mrs. J E Coleman, Con
Cord, beHt jir pepper, 25 cent.
cakes, hreao. etc
Mrs. Elizabeth Gorham, Newbern,
best silver cake, 25 cent; Mrs. Lidie
Pearson, Newbern, best biscuits, 25
cnts: Mrs. Hester Chad wick, New
bern. brst pound cake. 25 cents; Mrs.
8 A Jones, Newbern, boet loaf bread,
MANUFAI.TI RED LEATHER WORK.
E Havens, sr, Newbern, boat home
made boots, $1.
Mrs. Civiar Lewis, Newbern, best in
valid chair, 50 cents; Merritt Whitley,
largest and best collection of furni
ture, St; Miles Shepar 1 , Nw bern, best
turning lathe work, 50 cents; E I'isher,
best display by merchant, 81 : B Flood,
Newbern, best ornamentsl wood work,
SI; Wm Hardison. beat window cornice,
50 cents; Prof. E Franks, Newbern,
Lylic Fountain Brant 1 1 land Light
MiriS Lillia McCotter, Bayboro. best
knit counterpane; $1; C W Dunn,
Hookerton, best crochet, $1; Mrs.
Emma Cooper, Newbern, best home
made hearth rue, 50 cents, do., best
pillow shams, 25 cents; Mrs. Mary S
Tburber, Newbern, best ladies under
suit (by I H Smith), S3 50; Mrs. Maggie
Armstrong, Newbern. best infant drees,
25ceDts; Miss Janie Dad ley , Newbern.
beet crochet work, honif-made lace.
82.60, donated by lac II, Smith;
i Mrs. Annie E. Gieen. New
j bern, best embroidered robe, 50 cents;
Miss Janie Lewis, Newbern. best fancy
! tcilet set, 2? cents; Mies Mollis A John
i son, Beaufort, best lambrequin. 50 cents;
i Mrs. Sarah Richardson, Newbern, best
: plain quilt, 75 cents: Mrs Emily Bryant,
' Newbern, second best plain quilt, 50
Mrs. Emma Cooper, Ntwbern. beet
j cra?y patch work, SI; Mrs. Martha
' RobbinB, Newbern. (by H HaU) 1 Tuck
j er's poem; Lady in Wilson, best tiome-
spun, SI; Mrs. Florence Fulcher, Bay
boro, beet borne mide socks 25 cents.
Mrs. Emma Cooper, Newbern, t e
gent's slippers, 25 cent? : Richard Saw
yer. Newbern, bebt display of meu's
clothing, parlor rug by vj Mirks.
PAINTINO AND DRAWING
Peter J.men, Newbern. pencil draw
ings, 50c ; Hi-niy Thmb r. Newbern,
map drawing. 50.: : J R 9n, New
bern. map fl 1 a v in g, f 0 ; ; Ch as Bar barn.
Newborn, mini uure bout 50o : Samuel
Potter, Wiinhumtoii. pencil drawing.
50c ; Lew i Simmons. Nnubern, pencil
drawing, 50c:; C '' Spairow.', Newbern,
centre circle, 50c ; Geo Sumnpr, New
bern, pencil drawiog. 50c.
fi.oriccltcre flowers in bloom.
Mrs Richard Green. Newbern, best
collection of ri Utinct, arielin of green
house plants, i'l ; Mrs Cora J SitnmonB,
Nebern. bandt-oniect d lnpUy of (ireen
bouse plants, silver butter di-h by SK
Eiioti: Mish Lula Bo ant, Newbern,
bert rustic 11 iwi-r stand. 1 tidy by Mrt.
S II Lane: Mies M J Merritt, Newbern.
best display geraniums. 75o. ; Miss Cora I
Mmmons. Newbern, bent display cut I
MAKES, il'.-RSES AM) COLTS ;
W J Faison, Clinton, best stallion. S3; '
Peter Richardson, Newbern, best brood '
mare, colt by side, 85; A P Kofnce,
Newbern, href entire colt. Sf "J , W D
P. ttiph-r, New hern. I.i" t eorrel in ire,
4i 00. i
Ml 1 1-
AM: J fK-
Coleman. Concord, beat mule,
IUckburn & W.lleti. Newbern. boat
bull. :j donated to f air: W C CJolnman,
Concord, bull of bny breed. :"'3: do.,
hett daily cow, Ciias C Collins, sr.,
Newbern. 2J btstcow fur dairy purpo
sts,82; Uackbuni & Willelt. New born,
test earlitig bull Sl.donatid to fair;
PK EM I I'M
Asi P.-isnt. Vmlnn. hist heifo- 1
II K .fi.e- N 'H-i-eMi ' i h' v-l" '
ti:- ox, j ;.
-lekioii. Newbtrn. thor
boar. 2; Jm.rM Dudley,
lust ih.oouirfhbred how, $2:
S no in !
i '11 1 1 b f H.i
Ne In in.
Hun i 1 1 '
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Ni' w Vier n
rn - font
(..l.l.i f I
Nl' SA br- II , tll'Mf AO W
' 1 : . .Ii ii liooi n.
n -. I II iiK'bbreiJ
N A born . I;ll y Prtl
Sf I : .J .b
I "i r i ,
Mil;!.!' A S 11 i i VI .-.
v W 1 ' 1 ol' inun . ' 'uncord .
kohi.. ir I ; ( tciro La i f m e.
bent buck. 1 J A lt rrton
t'el trained numb, if 1
New bern , '
N e bei n, '
Vf.lllCUS. KAltMlNG trE.Mt.K, I.TC.
Mrs Lnura J Jacknon, Newbern, dish
175 years. ,'0c ; Mrs Nancy (ireen, New
bern, 1 decanter, TjOc : Mrs Fuarley
Stilley. Newbern, wea sheIN, concha,
etc.. $1; (!o H Fisher, farmirjiz uten
sils, 82; Simon & Fisher. ht-arHe, 82;
MINERALOGY CONCIloLOUV, HoTANY, KTC.
Rev R IISiwj or, Newbern. spec i men
Newbern, iron ore, 1 Metric gold rie
by J A Fatterhnn
r;v LI ward Ball.
N C wood, $2
Bent baseball club. Button , Ni.nUru
(donated 85) 40; 2d best ba bll club.
Inland Cuy, Greenville. j0; 8i best
baseball club. Ailanc. Newnern (do
nated $5). S20; bekt foot rucer , Henry
Milkins, Newbun, Si ; b.-sr, barrel racer.
James tJreen, Newbtirn, Si ; bet drilled
company. Powell's military he hool, 8
K Eaton, set of silver cistors.
We are rtquentrd to Hate that the
Manager returns many thanks to the
citizens and friends in general fur their
aid in belialt or tbe tun. Hnd tbey
hope that our city and community may
be benefited by the results of the ssme
All who have been awarded nreaiiums
are requested io call at the Custom
House, and the secretary, Mr. W. W.
Lawrence, will settle the same.
Fol'owing are donations that were
given as premiums to the Fair, and
which were omitted from the regular
list previously publir.bed : Dr, L-ineter
Duffy, bout brood mam and colt by
side. S5 00; W. 1.. OUrke, 5; M. Hahn
&Co., $5; E W Crppnter, S5; J. L
Hahn. $2 50, Hon Robt. 'Uncock,
$2.50; C E. Slover. 25 lbs. f ,ur.
TILLMAX XOMI NATfcl)
A PLATFORM wai ADOPTED SIMILAR TO
THAT OF rOkTH CAROLINA
COLUMBIA, S C, Sept. 11. The fol
lowing tiCRet was nominated this morn
irg at an early hour: For Governor, B
R. Tillman, of Edgefield: Lieuttnant
Governor, F. B Girv, of Abbeville:
Secretary of State, T E Tindall, of
Clarendon; Treasurer, F. T. Bates,
Orangeburg; Attorney General. V. J.
Pope, of Newberry, 8uperinrendect of
Education, W D. May Held : Comptrol
ler General, W . H Ellorboe; Adjutant
and Inspector Goneral, II L Farley.
The platform, so fir as relating to
National affiirs. was the same hp that
adopted by the North Carolina Demo
crats at R-ileigh
Portland, Spt 10 The Arivertisor
has full representative returns from ten
counties in Maine, and pirti.il returns
from tbe remaining six. Thev indicate
a Democratio gain of twelve Represen
tatives. LEMON KLIXllt
A Pleasant Lemon Dilute.
For biliousness and constipation, tuke
For indigestion and foul stomach, take
For siok and nervous lieudin. lies, take
For sleeplesi net. s und net vnuriees.
ake Lemon Elixir.
For loss of appetite and dt-bilitj . take
For fevers, chills and malain, take
Lemon Elixir will not fail you in any
of tbe above diseases, all of which arise
from a torpid or diseased liver, stomach,
kidneys, bowels or blood.
Prepared only by l)r H. Mi zi.ey, At
50c. and St 00 p. r bottle S.dd bv
Prominent Mlnlnler Writes.
After ten years of great suffeiing
from indigestion, with great nervous
prostration, biliousness, disordired
kidneys and constipation. I have been
cured by Dr. Mozley 's Lemon Elixir,
and am now a well man.
Rev. O. O. Davis,
Eld. M. E. Church South,
tillnovl No. 28 Tatnall sU Atlanta. Ga.
VALUABLE CITY PROPERTY
: A agent for owner we offer for sale on
easy and accommodating t-rnis ll.c follow
ing d escribed Improved Real t.e.ate iu the
City of Net Berne:
No. 4. 'I'BE IRON FRONT WAREHOUSE
ON UBAVfc-N HTHEkT.
No. 6. BRICK STORE AND DWELLING
ON CRAVKN sTKKKT occupied by R. O. E.
A full description of tbi valuable proper
ty, together with the bet terms upon which
tne same will be Hold, 11 be fiirnlnhed ,n
application lo tbe undersigned at. limlr office
, nHonlh Front street.
Two Hau-ies aud Lota on Craven Btrret
A Farm at Sandy Point.
- WATSON 8TKKET,
dec6 rtwtr Ins and Koal Estate Agta.
VAIUABLE TRUCK LAND FOR SALE
About FORTY ACRfS CLEARED LAND,
situated within two miles of the city, suita
ble lor truck raising A great bargain.
mavlS Real Est. Agent.
JOE K. WILLIS,
PHOI BICICH OF
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
NTew Berne, NT. C
.. , 1 w , I 1 1 1
1 mibu am..
quiUties 01 material,
Ord6rs solicited and given prompt
' attention, with satisfaction guaran
i G. E. MlLLLlt is my agent at Kinston,
and ALKX. FlKI.lv;;; roriilir triipeling
Both tho method and results when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it ia pleasant
aud refreshing to the taste, and acts
pently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver :md Bowels, cleanses the yi
loin rli cl unll v, dispels colds, head-
aehrs ami levers and cures habitual
! ronsltpi.tioi,. Fyrup of FlgS IS tl
only remedy ot iU kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to tho taste and ae
ivptablo to tho stomach, prompt in
iU action mid truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from tha most
healthy anil agreeable suletances, it
many excellent qualities commend H
to all and have made it the moat
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Figs is for sale In 60
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.
louisvilu, nr. mew yokk, H.r
Allay Palo mm
Heal the fort.
Sense ot Taata
TRY THE CURE
A particle i applied into each aoatU&4
1 agreealile. Prloe 5 cent at Dranlata: by
mall, reelured. AO eta. ELY BRoTIUBiL
5 Warren (Street. New Y jr. aprlSdwlj '
For Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Dogt, Sen
500 Page Book an Treatsaeat mt Aalsaala
and Chart Heat fr.
s ( FrTer,OoageilaLlflBMi
. (HaiDal Meniaaltta. Milk
. a. mtoiih liSneaeM.
C.C. Dlnenser, Maal Msokorfcs.
ii.u.-bom or i.raDa, vr aras.
K. K l oagha. Heaves, PsciSMil.
F.F. i'olfc r ttripvm. Bellvmeba.
O.G. IMlcrria.ae, HraaerrkiBveM.
H. H. Prlnary and Htaaey Dlaeaaes.
I. I. Erufilve Uiseaaea, Maasa.
J.H. lieaeaaf Digaatlaa, Paralrata.
Single Bottle (over 80 doses), - - .((
HIable Cane, with Bpeelflra. Manual,
Vebrtnarr Onre Oil and Medlcator,
Jar Veterinary Cars Oil, 13
Sold by Drocslstsj or Sent Prepaid nrarar '
and In any quantity on Bsoeipt oi Price-
HTXMFHHEYS. MEDIOIHB OO., N
Corner WUliam and John Sts., Kw Tork.
HOMEOPATHIC f f
In use au years. The only sttoessafnl I
Nervous Debility, Vital Weakness.
1 and Prostration, from o Tar -work or etnar ssssit
1 per taL or Strialaana lamrlal powdar, fas a.
Koiji Hr imuoHisTS, v sent postpaid oa receipt
i.r jirUc-HUMPHREYS' MEDICINE CO.,
Cor. WilUam and John Sta., M. T.
All of our Veterinary Preparatioaa
can be had of J. V. Jordan, Druggiat,
N. W cor. Broad and Middle streets,
Newbtrn N. C.
and Wbiakey Habits
cured at home with
out pain. Boekof raa
odlce M WbitebaU Bt.
NEWBERN, N. C.
tna Fire Insurance Com
pany, of Hartford, Conn.
Has the largest capital, largest asaeu.
Largest surplus, of any Amerioan Ft)
Continental Fike Insurance
Company, of New York,
Capital. Si. 000 000. Aasets. S5.000.000.
Has paid oyer $24,000,000 of losses.
The Norwich Union Fire ins.
Co., of England,
One of tbe oldest, one of tbe strongest,
one of the largest Fire Insurance Com
panies in tbe world.
The Anulo Nevada Firk Ins.
Co., of San Francisco,
Ihe Lancashire, of Manchester,
Capital, $10 000,000.
The Fidelity and Casualty
Ins. Co., of New York.
Furnishes bonds of suretyship to bi nk,
railroad and telegraph office.
j The Fidelity and Casualty
! Ins. Co., of New York.
I lilies Accident Policies covering aocl-
Makine Ins. Co., of London,
Iiihures Cotton to aud from any port ia
he U, 11 ted States or to any port Ib
Ameimcan Steam Boiler In$.
Co., of New York,
la nr. h boilers from explosions.
Connkcth i'T Mutual Lifb Ins.
Co., of Hartford, Conn.
K' 1 1 I and exact justice to all its policy
holders are characteristics of this old,
William H. Oliver,
hri k building. South Front street,
For met ly occupied by Green, Foy ft Co
as a banking house.
N-.-b. m. N C. an81dwlt
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