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NEW BEIvNK. ( HAVEN COUNTY. X. C.. JANUARY 18, 1894
SlKVt St ran a. J
TOTTON QVR A NEW
vEEAF AND COHE AND
ilniTha! Your 4c--Ic.uat
Don't Wait For us to
. Collect by LAW, For we
Shall CERTAINLY do
.so if you don't Pay up.
' 2WE THANK:
VJUl our customers for
' ktheir Yery liberal
S patronage, and
v bope by a coDtia
' , uance o' our past
business praci- .
pies to retain the same.
S : CO
S -S3 g a.
.' " '
fdnded if auv Goods
Jtromfbur . Stores are
ot as Represented.
". v :: - -
We have reduced all
To Cost fa racko room
Call; and Examine.
47 & 49 POLLOCK ST.
We are Headquarters
.for Prows and Castings,
flnano Distributors and
all.'vTjrind Of FnHiDg!t4to15per month according to!
. .j '"We can sell you Plow9 and Castings at
Tactory Prices. ' '
;, - It. Hi CUTLER & CO.
K i rol.-'s tir i-c
S il l k .
Mr. Cleveland n
AH Ch'C'eo dmbling houses
Hvh elo-ie 1 !n order of the new
Tbe free oil in the Wilson Tariff ;
bill ought to make it more smooth- j
By makiDg a speed record of,
21,68 knots the Paoifio croiser I
Olympia earns 1400,000 pre
miam. S Maker Crisp has at last suc
ceeded in lassoing Bon telle and
Congress will proceed with busi
ness. Don Oarlos Flarri!!, a promioent
J farmer of Bertie county, aged 63,
married his ninth wife last Fri
a v.. n-j a n
ee on Roles are evidently prepared
to meet anr cfc'ion that pre
Tbe finest diamond back terra
pins are 1100 a dozen in the New
York marke -tbe highest price the.v
ever sold far.
The Senate judiciary Committee
has made an no favorable report on
the nomination of Mr. Hornblower
to be a jastice of tbe Federal Sup
Senator MoPherson has gone to
Florida because of bronchitis which
has been troubling him. This leavei
the Democrats a very small major
ity in tbe Senate.
Tbe tariff debate has commenced
in the FJoase, Mr. Wilson, chair
man of tbe Ways aDd Means Com
mitteee making the opening
The Atlanta Exposition authori
ties have assurance of the coopera
tion of Mexica, Costa Rica and
Gautemala in the big sho7 of
In tbe interview between minis
ter Willis and Hawaiian aathrri
tis, President Dole t.poke for the
Provisional Government and said
he wonld never consent to the res
toration of the ex-Queen.
John M. B Sill, of Michigan, has
been appointed ministar resident
and consul general of the United
States to Korra. Thi is the place
for which Mr. Jernigan of North
Carolina, ?as an applicant.
Mobitf, Ala, is building up a big
coal trde, and id shipping largely
to Mexico. Tbe Register nota the
fact that a few days ago there was
one vessel loading at the chute and
five more waiting their tarn-
The Washington Post says- "We
gather from the partisan press
that Mr. Cleveland took Secretary
Oreaham down the river for tbe
purpose af drowning him out of the
W no' Ice. . i Tl plea-ore. tbat
Mi Snp-rl B'an, li'e r.f New
Herui N. C, is a iiK in iier of the
ExecUM" O-Mijmi'te of the Young
Men'n Democratic Club of Atlanta
Georgia. Mr. Bryan is gentleman
of fiae faleots and splendid charac
ter. A poor man to Indiana reoently
traded a baby for a dram, wbioh be
very much wanted. The advantage
of tbe drum, be thought, would be
tbat it mads noise only when he
wanted it to do so. Bat tbe neigh,
bors made him swap the drum back
for the baby.
Tbat witty journal, tbe St. Louis
Star Sayings, declares that '-the
Associated Press has twice taken
Bio Janeiro and once captured
President Peiiotto, t Mello is the
fellow we take him to be. he'lj sel
a machine gun or two and buy tbe
The Cabinet was in session sev
eral hoars last Tuesday but noth
log definite as to its action on the
Hawaiian matter oould be ascer
tained. It was intimated that the
Executive would do nothing while
tbe investigation was goiog on in
CoD5ress or before receipt of Min
ister Willis, report.
Henry Watterson, editor of the
Coarier-Joarnal fires a hot broad
side into the Wilson Tariff bill. He
says It is "free trade fpowders in
protection eapsule: 'I mean no
desrespect to persens in authority
when I declare tbat this seems to
me an era of very small things and
very email men.''
In tne opinion of Secretary Car
lisle the deficit in tne treiury will
amount to near -jiou.uou.ouu air.
Csrlislo said the deficit was dne to ;
jstagnati n in business in this coun-
! try and abroad; the small amount
of importations and the unwilling
ness of importers to do n. ore than
take caro of their current busi
ness Tbe Pension fever
biain fever. Senator
poses to pension ex-slaves over 40
vears of aee. at rates ranging from
age. Senator Sherman proposes se-
rere punishment of any person who
shall falsely attack a pensioner's
record, and does not even exempt
tne special agents oi me rension
Rnrean. who are made sobieot to
solitary confinement on bread and
water if they deprive a pensioner
of any existing legal right.
''otii" tbe Fn'i! L'1' him that
heareth com-, aud oe -er will
come, let h'm coioe, witness
the irojjrpsiv' - f N 1 1 t of this
ri r t- r ' n i'. nd ii.rr U .. of the
h ow : .1 1 1 r s . I i ( -a i .. aekoowl-
d ge ii !ii- in !! "Ht give
graCc. elegante m ' d
tn t lie
We challenge the World in give
a week of more res' ide -twure than
is annually furnished by the East
Carolina Sjlan, Aqaatin nnd
There is nothing like it in all the
Earth. The Qneen of Shell came
from the east to see the
! the temple and beholl
! dors of Solomon's court, anil io
raDt astonishment exo'.aimed, "The
half had not been toM me."
Not one Queen, hu, many
Oueens: Oueent. of Bfa' v and Love
I -Jaeens of Mnsic, Painting and
rceD worship wi b mote thwn
east-ern idolatry, have come and
confessed that Imigmatioo in its
wildest flight uever piotared tcnes
Tne aDuroachinz Faif will be
j thau aDy of )t(, pre,ie(-es8ors.
Rottor - ... ot- -jH0m-
better in its representations of the
good, the beautiful aud the. true;
better in its soul lifting, heart ex
Then, come! If yoa are young it
will open new vistas Lefoie yon,
grander and more beautiful than
ever blessed yoor vision and en
raptured your senses. If you are old
it will re to yoa the EWxir of lif.
The morniog 3un will whine i h
asabluner radiance, and the sky
on which you close your eyes will
be cloudless. Come to the
A report comes from Washing
ton that the closest political friends
of Mr. Cleveland admit that he
bloodeted in bin Hawaiian iiol.cy,
but art- trving to put the blame on
If really Mr. ClevtUnd has come
to grief by following the advice ot
Mr. Gresham he w 11 get little
Democratic sympathy. There is no
better exponent of Republicanism
in its h:gher ili-9l.)!irn"iits than
Mi. Gresham. and wheu hi w i
placed at the bead of the Cabinet
it was evrl-nt rti:ii tnt-r hud been
a onvem o i, ur who of t ie i wo
bad experiHuced saving grace wa
donhtful. It has been suggested that Mr.
Cleveland had designs, on the Re
publican and Populist parties, and
knowing that Mr. Gresbam was a
first favorite with both whose par
ties, he got the amiable gentium m
into a difficulty frO'n wbioh he
could no? ei'r otf himself Hir we
do no' think so. M', ('It . el m -l
would no' n.veigle a omindn-ii c- ,;
tlrui in ta'o fuare. We r.-tn-r
think ttiar tlio Hanau affn; ir
iginaert iu tbe fertile ur.in
of Mr. C'evelaad and had the
8pprovl of his patriotic heart, lor
the intention was good. The Secre
tapy did not know whether or not
the President bad the right to pur
sue the course he had determined
upon, and had no advice to give.
Cleveland did not need advice, for
he neitber asks nor accepts it, but
be was sadly tn need of a Secretary
who was at once a Democrat, a
statesman and a diplomat. LTnfor.
tunately Mr. Greshsm was neither.
If it is sa d that Mr. Greaham had
been in two Cabinets, and at the I
time of his acceptance of the State
portfolio was a United States Judge,
we answer that ability to survey
land does not make a man a geolo
gist. Mr. Gresbam had a superfi
cial knowledge of dipljmaoy. He
had read about it in the books
9 i IU J 1 J IUIO CSUU UULUUl &u v k v
mn .hr... uttu wisdom who in- i
trusts the building of his bouse to a j compounded of protection and
nau who has read works on ar ! tres trade, but if it is an antidote
ohitecture bnt has had no practical ! fr ao5 ol the 11,3 we bear 11
experience in house bailding. I should be taken, even if we are
Mr. Gresham is a nioe man, a! well shaken,
christian gentleman, if you please- Mr. Wilson bimseifin speaking
ad we hope tbat he will live long j lor the Ways and Means Commit
and be happy, but ifhei training j tee, sy-: "No men will more frank
lor the Presiflenoy he bad beter j ly and readilj admit that they
get some one else "to handle have halted some distance on this
jjjm i side of the goal, and that they
Tbe Hawaiian farce w bich may j h ve not been able to purge our
aave been changed into tragedy, ' tarff Mystem a, thoroughly of i s
still holds .he boards at Washing , recnvi. t,jn- AH M ,hemseveB
ton. , ,
A most intelligent committee is expeOd v.-. : , they entered
now investigating tbe whole sab i Po tl,":l ,-'-k- rh"il is
, . (, m b th dt of all t0 ,
fc (he OODcIa8ion8 Df the Senate
Committee on Foreign Relations as
the best possible solution of the
difficult problem. At tbe head of
that committee is Senator Morgan,
admitted to be the greatest layer
j aud foremost diulomit in t be Sjn
is becoming ate. Associated with him on ttit
Collom pro-j Committee is Senator Gray, the
j accredited advocate or the Cleve
laud-Gresham Hawaiian policy.
If in the judgement of tbat Com-
mittee tne Administration oa uuue
its duty, we will rejoice in its vin-
dication, and if, per contra,
the judgment of the committee and
ine ueeiBiou oi tun onmic
President has done that which he
had no right to do, it will be his
duty, as no doubt it will be his
pleasure, to retrace hit , steps
h i n i -J,.
i .11 1 Ik
r r.'Mon .
Sin-v 1 i .1:. ..... riitfo.
We ii . v 1 1- . 1- I Mi i r oi : 1 1 1 i r
Willin !i t.-t in ide 4 dem ui I for : ;;"
Qilefrrn r(MioriHon, ami !!) Pio
visional- havt' given a dettiri: re
sponse. riS-ASD FKATHERS.
So far. in the present Ad minstra
tion, we hare bad 'bnt little elio
than fnia and feathers.
Tbe Extra Session repealed the
purchasing clause oftlie Snerman
Uf, and enacted nothing in its
like taking a shin-
steail. lr was
gle mof off vr ith the vagoe promise
. i of let-laciog it with slate. But it
'l . . . .
1 was not done, ana cue rains came.
: and delng. il the house ?nd great
Tbe Pre-iden', turned his teles-
i cope far i-ut into the sea acd dis
j covered island) far off in the Pa
j lie honestlr thought he saw a
condition of affairs that demanded
his interpoHi tion. He calltd Gresb
am to take a look, and the Repub
lican Secretary said thit the Harri
xon administration had inflicted a
monstrous wrong upon a refined,
virtuous and unoffinding people. A
Queen, more Queenly than anyotb
er tn all the realm of Queendom,
had beeu deposed aotually
thrown into fits and continently
quawbed by the military and na
val forces of the United States.
Restitution, apology and atone
ment, iinmedinte and complete,
was the inexorable demand of tbe
situation. Carjgreau was iu session,
but there was no time lor delay.
A commissioner, vested with ex
traordinary power, was sent to
Hawaii The Senate became the
theater of aencmonious debate, and
trie iiounethe 8Cne of "'confusion
woibe coi founded." AH ' fuss and
feathers." The Administration
wautH to let go, but it cant for it
hah. caught a Tartar.
The remarkably bright and
newsy "Charlotte Observer say-:
"The resolution introduced in the
senate tiy Mr Furpee Monday in
regird to Htw.ii , and which de
olares t nat, "it is nnise, inexpe
ideiif and nor in k c rd nce with
'he C'larici-r ind 1ig:)ir o the
ITtiiiei! 8'a'es !o consider luiher,
at thi- time, either tne irea y or
project ot annexation of the Haw
aiian territory to this country;
that the provisional government
there having been daly recog.
nized, tbe highest international in
terest require that it shall pursue
its own lin of pnl'ov and that for
eign i n 'en en t ion 'h- politico
aff l r-. '
i r. (t - ahI he
re a 1 r
tti i oe
iJiiVf -' -ell ' "I
.1 !-e-, '
n u at
i- d iudr--
l s ml oh .V !i e . d;
I he 5s a r l)f ,nn nen '
duced ac the .eq ;v-st o
This is a lame aud impotent
conclusion, but we siucerely hope
that the S-nate will graciously as
sist the President io let go Haw
There never has been a more
profuse display of fass and feathers
than has been recently witnessed
in the House on the tariff bill.
Everybody wants bis constituents
protected at the expense of the
rest of mankind. The House is a
regular circus and all the clowns
are cintestmg tor tne applause ot
the galleries. There should be an
end of all this. The expeditious
passage of the Wilson bill is alike
demanded by the business inter
ests of tl'.e country and the threat
ened condition of the democratic
is not claimed that the
bill is perfect. It is a noisom
that ttiev orii. ve Tor sriongiy in
; the poht
;: o economical bless
ings of tlir.iojii revenue reform,
to imperil i's i eraiuent success
fu'ber tbnn they have gout, in their
Factories and Foundries Resume Work
Newark. N. J , Jan 9 The large ma-
chine wre works of V . II. II bisum. at
Belitville. started up yesterday morning
after having been closed down lor several
month; A number of the other factories
that liiife been running on halt time will
goon start up on lull time. Tbe Estwood
Chemical and Wire Cloth Works have al
ready started up, and they are now em
ploying 1,500 hands.
Atlantic City,N.J., Jan. 9. The parch-
.... .. r- ri i
- time resumed
operations today, givin
about 100 bunds
Phillipsbura. N. J.. Jan. 9.-Warren
foundrv, the principal indastry in this j FOR SEED, A SPECIALTY, AT CHAS. ! anJ 'cuaanoy ot tne aiseas-e towara
city, has again started up, after being B. HILL'S, EAST SIDE MARKET i pneumonia. Ft sale by J. V. Jor
idfe for somn. I TjTJCK, NEW BERNB, N. C. . dan.
T!:.S !!V Till: WAY
Our New Kni road and Hie Fine (' -unit i
It Traverse -Observations of
In the oniar of tin iliyiue Fnivkl-in i ,
Dd in tlia intorett uf tlia Xer Heine
Fair, tt har strtKl out once more, to ,
jjiirtui our winding wy orr tin plains
nd among the hills and Taller uY Oia
Old North Stat.
Another wt to get nut t Xew lierno
aas been openid nine! lt year ilif H". (
X. At X. and like most people kc like ;
lomething new, we try the new wnv, hy j
llie i o'clock miied train. The cars :tre 1
corifortabl and the rofdjin good condi-
I tion- 8,1 we 1Iluke tbe 'P Tcry arceaidy.
inert are lomi raiuer preiiy villages.,
long the line, and some very neat depots ;
an'l there are long stretches ot wasts .
landl, aud primitive forrtis, where the ,
hand of enterprise and industry will find )
much to ilo tnat tney r.iay njuice am
There was a ood Dinnher ol
traveler!, way pn?enger, clianini; ;it
evry ststion for few people go through
on ft freight train averaging up perhaps
twenty or twenty-five. Many were sporu-
mcn find hunters, coniinif in with hii
load of duck or strings of qu-iil an.l
squirrels and rabbits in l.irtje number
The whole region seeini to be a paradise
for the hunter it would be a "paradise
lost' for the game if the holiday season
wm not go brief. Ai the Fair "literature'1
waa lying round loose, it naturally turned
conversation upon game. No one Jin all
the compan3" bad ever een a beaver
nor have we yet come upon any person
who has seen one. The fifteen dollar
premium offered lor ieveral years ha not
brought one to the Fair. "John Dunn
dona well" to get a beaver for the coming
we might say, current Fair for its al
way "coming" when not come.
At Wilmington we went to the "Orton '
It is not our purpose to putT the Hotel
or to mke "invidious distinctions ' we
have no doubt other ho'els are as good, i
But we like Orton, especially that snug j
little "Crows Nest'' up on the fourth i
floor in the blue'ethar. We said "little'
iu imitation of a lady who justified her
frequent use of that word bv aafing,
"what 1 like I call little." But there's
nothing little about room 98 say thirty
yards of carpet to lay the floor. Aud it's
so easy to get there. Shake the elevator
boy who is asleep by the door and
he'll begin to wake up. The machine
starts as soon as he starts, and by the
time he's awake we're there. It's near
midnijjht and our first duty is to sleep
perchance to dream. Pull the shutters
wide open no human eye can get in a
position to look in here, that when the
morning corueth we may soonest ;atch
its kindling dawn. We look out but see
very indistinctly, although in every di
rection and over a wide area, a huudred
'ights are glancing. The broad illurui
tinted dials of two of the city's clocks
show clearly the passing In. nr. One is so
directly in front that as we 'ay our head
on the pillow, we re squarely face o
face. A clock ol "or molia" on
the mantel, could not in the stilly night
t)etter ted us the lick ortickii. our fancy.
Onr two windows command a view ol
the finest part ot the city. Across the
street nearly opposite is the admirably
planned and constructed United States
building, of fine architectural proport
ions, with its handsome tower and ele
gant arched and carved entrance. The
illuminated clock, just mentioned, is two
or three blocks away, on the new Court
House, said to be the finest Court House
in the State. A little to the south of it is
the highest spire in the cilv, a beautiful
one that of the first Baptist church. In
nearly the sau.e line is the tall spire ot
the fiist Pr.'S .ytcrim church, also a beau
1 1 1 ul spire. A dozen other spires or
tower or steep'es of one kind or another,
inny i-e seen, ami many handsome or elc
uoint private residences. AK this before
we descend from our eyrie.
Ol our days work, we will not now
make mention time will tell. But e
hr.d opportunity be ore our train lelt to
lock abort a little. It is worth
one's while to go through the
Public Building. The first floor is oc
cupied bv the Post Office, which facilities
are eicellen, the rooms ample, conven
ient, comfortable aud attractive. On the
second floor is the fine Federal Court
room, with its nice and convenient ar
angunients ot rooms for the various officers
Judge, Jury, Dist. Attorney, Maishal,
Clerk etc. On this floor, too, are the
rooms of the Internal Revenue depart
ment. The corps of U. S. Engineers, and
the weather Bureau occupy the third floor
Tli tower hns a fine clock with their
illuminated dials, and the various kinds
of apparatus for determining the temper
ature, amount of rain, directions and
velocity of the wind, &c , are on the sum
mit of the roof. The velocity of the wind
is indicated by four small hemispherical
cups, perhaps three or four inches across
placed Tertically upon cross arms, twelve
or thirteen inches long, which revolves
horizontally. The speed with which they
revol?e is registered, and shows the veloc
ity. Sometimes they move very rapidly,
sometimes very slowly but we have never
seen them at a stand still. The smoke
may rise ever so lazily from the adja
cent chimneys, and rush to right or left
or sink to the ground, but it is never so
quiet but the little cups chase each other
round tbe circle. We mut stop, but we
have not done with Wilmington yet.
THE ELECTRIC RAILWAY.
To Be Ready for the Accommodation
of Fair Visitors, and to be the
Mr. R. P. Williams has returned from
his Northern trip in the interest of the
New Berne Electric Railway. As our ; t0 be exhil)ited 5. RiceLargest yield
readers know die ties for the road are : , anv hnuh DOt less than 50 lnl8bels; one
placed along the street waning to be laid. busbel to ,,e exhibited $5; Potatoes
There is a little delay in the coming of Tiiirpest vied .1 sweet potatoes per acre; not
the irons, but Mr. Williams informs us ; ,ess tban' 250 busbtls,. one bushel to be
that -the compauy building the railway exhibited .statement of mode of cultiva
tells him he need not hesitate to announce
that the track will be constructed from
the etecmc litrht station at Union point
to the Fair grounds by the first of Feb
ruary and that the cars will be running
over that portion bythe opening of the
i Fair possibly sooner.
The route will lie from the fjot of south
: Front street, up it to Middle, up Middle
; to Broad, up Broad to Berne, up Berne
to the Fairgrounds.
I The cars tbat will be used are of the
; latest patent the electricity can lie made
at any time and stored on them and they
1 then run without being connected with
: wires a great improvement over the for
; mer methods,
Tbe present electric plant will answer
' present requirements, but it will soon be
mor6 tbaa aouUle-1.
1 HYDE CO., RUST PROOF OATS
Flsb.Oyster, Game and Mostrial
(!id:iv, 1 ut'silav,
111 In lav.
Feb ltf, '-'O, 21. . 4. 28.
Deprimi-nt L-I. II. Pelh-tiur, Direc
CAME, I1IRDS AND IXHiS.
Note. If there is no competition the
judges will not award a premium unless
the.e is decided nit-rit, and if iliev find
any article on exhibition not mentioned
' in the premium !i-t, de?i-i vin" mention,
i they will report the same to the Secre-
ttiry and he to tlu Board of Diredoi .
Cr.Ast .1 1 1 A ME.
j Bfst pair each of woodcock aud curlew
; $.: English snipe 4; grayback, ningle
rail, double rail, willett, yellow shank,
beach robin, plover and oyster birds
quail, doves and meadow larki
Best collection and display (not less
than six pair) of the above variety by
one exhibitor $15: collection of quail not
less than 12, nor more than 15 by one
exhibitor f j; second do. same number
Clai 2. Watek Fowl, Sec.
Best pair each, bald-fice, water witch,
white brant and spoon bill $S; geese,
canyaas back, bull neck, summer duck,
whirller, boobie, bittern, shipock and
marsh hen ."; m.-UI.ir I hla k duck, sprig,
tail, green wing tea!, blue wing teal,
black brant, bal.l brant and red head A;
suuffler, dipper, paddy, coot, hairy head,
south southerly, blue peter, shell drake,
corman and blue heron best swan $6:
loon $Z wild turkey $5.
Collection (not less than 8) of variety
in this class by one exhibitor f 30.
Class 3. Game Quadrupeds.
Best exhibit each, otter and beaver $15;
bear, deer, (not less than 2; panther cat
and wild cat $10: fox and mink $3; wea
sel $3; squirrels, musk rat, opossum and
flying squirrel $2; white rabbit $1; gray
do. 50 cents.
Collection (not less than 8) of above
variety by one exhibitor$ 40.
Notes Premiums on any one article
cannot compete with collection.
Premiums in half of above amount for
similar exhibits of nove varieties, dead,
but no premium given to any one e.xhibi
toron both single birds will receive par
tial preni:un.s win is there arc no pairs of
Class 4. Birds other than game.
Best live mocking bird $5; collection
live game and mixed birds (not less than
Class 5. Pigeons.
To be shown in matched pairs. Best
each African owls, antwerps. archangels,
barbs, blondinettes, carriers, Chinese,
dragoons, ngl ish owls; fan.tails smooth
bend, booted and crested; helmets, ice,
Jacobins, magpies, moorheads, nuns,
pouters, priests, quakers, runts, satinettes,
snel's sports, suahi.m, swallows, trumpeter-:
tumblers plain, booted almond and
bal.l head; turbiteens and tuibits, 50
D igs Best each, St. Bernard, mastiff,
setter JNewlor ndland.jshepherd, blick.and
tan; English and Italian gray hounds,
fos hounds, coach pointer and Scotch
Department 2. Geo. N. Ives Director.
Class 1. Fisn, &c.
Best shark not less than 5 feet $10;
oest live porpoise $10; largest live alli
gator not less than 5 feet $10; largest
sturgeon not less than 4 feet $5; best dis
play of crabs $5; do., escallop $5; collec
tion of fish $75.
Class 2. Oysters & Clams.
Best collection one bushel each kind to
be exhibited $10; 2d do., $7.50; 3d $5;
4th $2.50; best bushel clams $3; 2d !
do., $3.50. Second and varied display
of oysters not less than 6 varieties of one
bushel each $25.
Departments. V. F. Crockett, Di
rector. Farm and Garden Produrt. Field Crrj,s.
Class 1. Field Crops.
Cotton For largest yield grown in
this State upon one acre of land, not less
than 500 pounds lint to the acre, with
statement and mode of cultivation, quali
ty and quanity of fertilizer used and
variety ot seed planted. The land to be
measured and vouched for by affidavit,
bale to be exhibited, $35; Corn Largest
yield upon one acre, upland, not less than
50 bushels; one bushel to be exhibited
with statement ana mode of cultivation,
etc, $10; Oats Largest yield per acre;
(not less thfin 40 bushels) one bushel
exhibited $5: Rye Largest yield per
acre; not less than 30 bushels; one bushel
tion $5; Irish Potatoes Largest yield
upon 1-2 acre; not less than 100(bushels;
one bushel to be exhibited $5; Ground
Peas Largest crop ground peas on one
acre; not less than 50 bushels; one bush
el to be' exhibited Field peas and
bpan- r.arirr-st Yield on onp Ai-rn not li-ss
than 30 bushels o be exhibited S3: best !
yield of beans $2; Chutas For best sam
pie ol rhut'as, 1 2 btisln 1 to b exhibited
Continued on Page 3rd.
! "During the epidemio of la grippe
, Chamberlain'o Cough Remedy took
the lead here and was much better lik
ed thau other cough medicine." fl.
M. Bangs, drupgist, Chatsworth, 111.
Tbe grip is much the same as a very
Bevere cold aud requires precicely the
i tame treatment. 1 his isemedy
PrumPl and effectual and will prevent
RIVER IMPROVEMENT WORK.
The Freeing: of Veiise ItiTer ( hanuel
From Mumps Now in Progress.
For tbe pnst two yrur. Mr. V. 'A.
Chailbourne, L". S. Assistant Engineer,
liai been doing good service in thin dis
trict in river ami harbor improTement
work I iv removinir from Fas'. 0'n.rolin.i.
water those thing which were a bar to
navigation, or which were a niennee to
vessels lining our streams. In the Xeuse j
liver heretofore this work has lieen con-!
fined mainly lo tlic removal of logs, trees
ami siiaus. but three wteks ago lie began I
pullim; ui stumps from the channel of I
t :ie river. I
We paid a visit yesterday to where the
work was in progress, out in the channel
just in front ot the Lewis Ferry wharf
a little above the city, and were con
siderably surprised at what the investi
gation revealed to us regarding the nature
of tbe river's bottom.
We found that where the force
under overseer Durham was at work the
bottom of the channel had slumps in it
pretty near as thick as birge trees would
grow in a forest,
us the interesting
Mr. Chadbourne gave
information that the
stumps are found entirely across the river;
as far up and down it as be has examined i
until the joint is reached where the water
j becomes salt.
( These s'umps indicate unmistakably
that at tlr; time they grew the Xeuse
river was not flowing just where it Joes
now, but as nearly all the stumps are
cypress the na'ural presumption :s tbat
the present river course was low swampy
hind wnen they flonrished. In the work
ol removal no attention is paid to the
shallow water clearing the channel is
the object aimed at.
One of the stumps pulled up lust week,
near where the hoisting machine is now
working, measured six leet in diameter.
One that we witnessed them at work on
was near the same size. The stumps was
broken into several pieces by dynamite
iu order to release its hold on the bottom,
but one of the roots taken up ertirely was
about fourteen leet in length, and larger
around at tbe thick part thau a man's
body. The top of this stump, standing
in the channel, right where the tree grew
was seven feet below die surface of the
water, and yet it was charred across the
top showing that at some time in tbe
remote past it bad been on fire.
After we had witnessed tbe removal of
several pieces the hooks failed to do
their work. After a dozen or more
ineffective attempts recourse was again
had to blasting. The first thing pulled
up then was a big anchor of several hun
dred pounds weight. It was judged to
have been there about half a century, and
was no doubt lost by becoming entangled
in the stumps so that it could not be re
leased. Tbe action ot tbe water bad put
a curious appearance upon it. In some
places it has, upon a casual look, almost
as mich tbe appearauce olwoofV a of
The anchor and some of the big stumps
removed will be exhibited at the New
Berne Fair. It can thus lo seen,
to some extent, the benefit
of the work being done. One sharp
prong of the anchor was sticking directly
upwar.l and if a vessel had struck upon
it, trouble would have resulted, as it
would also if sonrj of the worst stumps
The Government should continue to
look out properly for all improvement
work; and entrench on expenditures that
benefit the public but little.
NEWS is BRIEF.
Gov. Carr left Wednesday for George
town, S. C, where he and Col. John D.
Wbitford of New Berne will take a hunt
H. C. McDonald of Hamlet, N. C,
biew out the gas in his room at the
Scriven House, Savannah, and was found
dead in his bed the Dext morning.
With the new hotul on Broad St. and
the completion of the changes in the Gas
ton House tbe city will be much better
enabled to care for Fair visitors than
It is announced tbat Charles Holt, son
of ex-Governos Thomas M. Holt of Hew
river is to be marriad January 24th to
tbe daughter of Governor Jones of AlaT
MissMattie McLohorn and Mr. Benj.
Varren, both living near Vanceboro were
married on Wednesday the 10th inst at
the residence of the bride's father Mr.
The exchange states that Mr. David
W. Boney, of Duplin county has a hog
8 feet long and 6 feet 10 inches around.
His weight is about six hundred pounds.
He wonld be a guud one to show at the
EaBt Carolina Fair.
Trinity M. E. Church, Durham was re
opened Sunday. It has been entirely re
modelled, at a cost of $28,000, (of which
J. S. Cirr paid one .half) and is now
one of the handsomest churches in the
south. It seats over 2000 people.
Mr. Josiah Daniels, of Hog Island while
out hunting with a friend last week had
the good luck to kill three raccoons at
one shot. He saw only one, and getting
into a very advantageous position he
blazed away, when down tumbled three
instead of one. This is the best coon
shot we ever heard of.
As early as it is preparations for tbe
manufacture of truck packages are al
ready on foot. The steamer Carolina on
Friday brought in from Vanceboro a
cargo of timber for Mr. Geo. Bishop's
truck box factory. Our truckers are ore
Parin f,,r a bi ,eason an(1 -Mr. Bishop
evidently means to be ready and prompt
ly to meet whatever denands upon his
factoiy for shipping crates may be made.
A Train Kills a Flying Hawk.
A large hen hawk flying along the line
of the W. N. & N. R. R. was struck and
killed by the locomotive of the regular
passenger train Thursday, when about
four miles from New Berne. Mr. W. S.
Kelly, the engineer observed the hawk
flying down sne side of the taack ahead
, of the engine and at last when the engine
was close upon him, he attempted to fly
across to the other side and met his
death as stated.
We doubt if another case can be shown
where a hawk was killed by an engine.
EAST CAROLINA FAIR.
OfBeers Rules and R"g-u'ations
overn the Approaching Exposition-
Vice-Presidents: E. U. Meadow-. .! . 1
Kinsey, V. O. Urins.,n, ol Craven county.
Board of Directors: Ralph O ray, (i'o.
Henderson, J. A. Meadows, P. II. Pelle
tier, J. A. Bryan, G. N. Ives, O. II. Guion,
W. F. Crockett, G. II. Roberts, ('. E.
Foy, W. II. Bray, T. A. Green, W. P.
Burrus, Alex Miller, J. W. Stewart.
jSecretary and Treasurer: Chas. Reiz-
! enstein, New Berne, X. C.
Board of Managers: M. Manly, .1.
Willis, R. S. Primrose, S. R. Street,
Finance Committee: James Redmond,
F. Ulrich. W. D. Barrington.
DATE OK IIOLDINO.
ftThe East Carolina Fish, Oyster, Game
and Industrial Association have the
honor to announce that they will hold
their Seventh Annual Fair at their
grounds in New Berne, Ii. C, on Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
ad Saturday, February 19th, 20th, 21st,
22nd, 23rd and 24th, 1894.
They offer, for progress in all the
branches of industry and art, liberal
transportation oe exhibits.
The following arrangements for the
transportation to and from the city of all
articles and animals entered for extinc
tion have been made with the Railroad
and Steamboat Companies:
All articles intended for exhibition at
the Fair will be transported upon pre
pay uient of freight at regular rates, and
receipted bill will be given to shipper by
R. R. Agt., specifying articles in detail
and charges on each article. This re
ceipted bill, accompanied by certificate
frjni Secretary of tbe Fair Association
that the articles specified were exhibited
at the Fair, will entitle the original ship
per of such articles to free transportation
of them back to the original shipping
The above does not apply to race
horses. No certificate of exhibit will be
given race horses.
CARE OF EXHIBITS.
The committee will take every precau
tion in its power to secure the safety of
all articles and stock, alter arrival and
arrangements for exhibition, but will not
be responsible for any loss or damage
that may occur. J
ACCESSIBIUTT OF GROUNDS.
The grounds are nicely located and
easily reached, being directly on the line
of the Atlantic & North Carolina, and
Wilmington, New Berne & Norfolk Rail
roads. Also cabs and carriages from all
principal streets in the pity.
ACCOMMODATION FOK GUESTS.
Hotel and boarding house accommoda
tions are lally up to the requirements of
Strenuous efforts will be put forth to
make this the most attactive and most
successful Fair yet held bythe Association.
The Fair will be formally opened by
Governor Carr and many other distin
guished men are expected.
Will be run every day during tbe ses
sion of the fFair, and all railroads in
North Carolina will issue excursion
tickets to the Fair at greatly reduced
The Atlantic & North Carolina, and
tbe Wilmington, New Berne & Norfolk
Railroads will sell tickets over their lines
at the rate of one cent for over mile
traveled. Also greatly reduced rates on
al! steamboat lines.
The grounds and buildings will be
lighted throughout by electric lights.
The programme ol amusements in
cludes all tbe latest novelties aud attrac
tions that pertain to a first class Fair,
and is so arranged as to offer special at
tractions for each day.
For premium lists, or other informa
tion, apply to Chas. Reizenstein, Sec'y
The President and Directors shall have
the general supervision of the Fair.
It shall be the duty of any of these offi
cers to take speedy and efficient means to
quell any disturbance that may arise upon
the grounds, and to see that proper order
is kept. The employees and policemen
will obey any one or more them to ac
complish this end.
The President will wear a white ro
sette; each of the Vice Presidents red and
white; each of the Directors, blue; tbe
Secretary aad Treasurer red; Managers,
To secure an intelligent and impartial
award is the end to be attained by all
the machinery of the Fair, and the Judges
will he selected with tbat view, by tbe
They will carefully examine all articles
in the class to which they are assigned,
and give the awards.
If there is no competition tbe Judges
will not award a Premium, unless there
is decided merit; and if they find any
article on exhibition not mentioned in
Premium List, deserving mention, they
will report same to the Secretary aud he
to the Board of Directors.
No competitor can act as Judge, in the
class in which he or she exhibits,
i Competitors for premiums cannot be
present during! the examination of the
fudges, unless specially requested by
The Secretary will receive entries at
his office and record them in the Entry
Book and give the exhibitor a tag for
The name of the exhibitors shall not
be attached to any article or stock ex
hibited until the awards have beeu made !
by the Judges. i
Parties from a distance may ship their
goods to the Secretary who will follow '
their instructions in regard to them aud
have them exhibited to the best advan
tage. All articles entered for Premiums must
J be upon the grounds on Mondny, the 19th
day of February.
r.very article or iiiuiiihI entered for
competition shall be under the control of
die Board of Directors.
No premium will be awarded on any
exhibit when owner has informed Judge
Exhibitors will not be allowed to re
move any article or stock until the close
of the Fair without the permission of the
Directors in charge of Department.
The Treasurer as soon as possible, will
i pay the successlul exhibitors who have.
lieen awarded premiums.
All premiums not called for within 30
days after awarded will be considered
donated to t he Fair.
Tht members of the press generally are
invited to attend our Fair, and if t bey
will make their intention to come known
to the Secretary he will gladly furnish
tliem tickets of admission.
PRICE OF ADMISSION.
For each adult 50c; for each child
under 12 years 2."e; season tickets $2.00;
if purchased before February 19th $1.50;
season tickets for children under 10
years $1.00; if purchased before Feb.
75c,- for each two horse vehicle. 50c;
each one horse vehicle 25c.
SI OOEHTION TO KXIIIIIITOHs.
Make your entries early, mid take your
exhibits to the grounds at the lime desig
nated in the rules, and don't at k to re
move them until the close of the Fair.
It is not a wise plan to conclude, be
fore you leave home, that the things you
are going to show are so macli better
than what anyone else will have, that
yours will take the premium as u matter
When you are unsuccessful, don't ex
pose your tempsr or disappointment by
loud and angry talk, and uncompliment
ary attacks upon the judgis. Judges
somtimes make mistakes, but they intend
to be honest, and their shortcomings, as
a rule, arc pure and simple errors of
judgment. It is often tbe case tbat there
is not room for decided judgment, and
the skill ol the best judges is overtaxed
to detect differences. A slight point
may have weight to turn the decision
against yoc; but still you are really lene
fitted by the show about as much as
though they marked tbe prize for yon,
because the public, being nware of close
contest, will fairly discriminate and rec
ognize tbe fact tbat your animal or arti
cle is a superior onc,quite an equal match
lor the prize one, and really good enough
for any body. Under provocation, bet
ter be silent thau noisy, that will bo
advertising your disappointment.
Don't growl and grumble, but make
allowances for the difficulties of running
a big Fair without some misfits. What
you can't put up with go to the officers
quietly, and it will bo remadied.
THE KSITTING FACTORY,
-Nearly Ready to Start Arala With Its
The New Berne Knitting factory, Mr.
Henry Rishton, proprietor, will resume
work next week in tbe quarters to which
it recently moved in a portion of the
machinery building of the East Carolina
Fair. Mr. J. R. Yost, foreman, arrived
Friday on the steamer Neuse from his
old home in Philadelphia and was en
gaged in placing additional knitting
n acbines in place for work; tbe new
machines will considerably increase the
capacity of the factory in fact they will
nearly double it.
Tbe factory w'll hereafter make some
finer grades of hosiery than it has hereto
fore been doing. The machines have
!een so placed that the operations will bo
a part of the exhibit in Machinery Hall
during tbe Fair.
Mr. Yost, who now "takes charge of
thefactory for the first time is a good,
practical, energetic man, just such a citi
zen as we need many of and the factory
will no doubt go forward to larger
profits and to increased usefulness to tho
community under his management.
National Bank Officers.
The following are the newly elected
National bank officers :
Directors : Tbos. Daniels, J. A. Bryan
J. H. Hackburn, John Dunn, G. II.
Roberts and E. K. Bishop of the city;
Chas. S. Bryan, of New York and L.
President : J. A. Bryan.
Vice President : Tbos. Daniels.
Cashier: G. II. Roberts.
Teller, J. R. B. Carraway.
Clerk, J. E. Carraway.
These are tbe same officers and directors
throughout with tbe exception that
another director, Mr. E. K. Bishop. They
make an admirable selection; the flour
ishing condition of the bank attests the
wisdom of the reflection.
What Has Become of Hlml
Cashier Lawrence Pulliem, ol the Nat
ional Bank of shcville has strangely
disappeared. He has been iu wretched
health and has frequently had to
He left for Philadelphia on December
80th to have an operation performed; he
took with him $6,200 of thejbank's funds
lor eastern bankscarrying it to save expres
charges, and since leaving, he has not
been heard from tit any point. Opinion
as to this is divided but prcpondereuce is
in his favor. If he had meant to rob be
could as easily have taken more as to
have taken what lie did. 1 1 is wife and
friends believe his mind became affec
ted and that he has wandered oft and
perhaps been assaulted and robbed.
Railroad Commissioner's Report.
Tbe Third Annual Report of tbe. Board
of Railroad commissioners of North Caro
lina for the year ending December 31,
1893 is a well bound work of nearly 600
pages. We acknowledge the receipt of
a copy of the work.
During the year the commission havo
looked into ninety two complaints and
in most cases removed the cause of dis
satislaction. Since the commission was oigrunzea in
1890 the total assessment.-, of railroad
properly has increased $11,1)07.250.09.
This means an increase of nearly $100
000 in the taxes paid by the railway of