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INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS.
Single Copies, 5 Cents.
f VOL. XVI.
NEW BERNE. CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C. MARCH h 1894.
, tare y
- ?;;..'. oreatn of crtar baking powder
' - ' - Ulhnet of !1 in leaveniug strength.
-V . - XaTkst UxriED States GovEauxauT
is.--.v IFooro Report.
" Royal BAirxa PownitB Co,, lOfl WU
X LARGE LOT OF TIIOSK
That 1 am selling at
13 1-3 cts. per lb.
ALSO TRY A BBL. OF MY
,fBest on Earth"
IT ONLY COSTS YOU
$4.50 PER BBL
And there is none better made.
To my COUNTRY friends I
would say drive right in the
rear of my store, where von
will find STABLES FREE.
My prices are low, my dealings
are jast give me a trial and I will
gnarentee satisfaction or refund
J. R.. Parker. Jr.
NO. 77 BROAD ST.
(, R. JONES,
Wholesale and Retail
New Berne. IV. C
'.SEE u IRISH POTATOES
A-d for Sale Cheap.
'Contractors & Builders.
We will oontinue running our saw
mill ftt Dorer od will manufacture
all kiad of rough pine lumber. We
will Make aspeeialty of framing bills.
And heart lumber co t to order and res
pectfully aolieit a liberal share of pub
lic patronage. Can cut 40 feet length?.
Price quoted on application.
Dover, N. C.
ich 9 d2m wit.
FOB TITII TX BTX. Tl. itm4f
. 'v i"J"c'-fcl djrv. f '. .m MM of
Ih lllllMIW l fill. Illlll' '.'1UI7(
t, Mtsn. B. chmr-i , ot diM or
cCV im tmmm i..n ! ! in p- -ou. mmi
tmmmm tm lattxatoj. lira
jsTI AS A PREVENTIVE
I i tm ta. m mm br ai.
F. S. DUFFY, Druggist and
DR. G. K. BAGBY,
Offiofl , iliddl ywl, oppomte rlaptiKt
-teoSdwtf VEWRERN. N O
DR. J. D CLARK,
UKKHK. K. c.
Oftoe oa OraTeo ;rMt
A 1 " n c I
n ,.' u.j.o, i
Tr-:ll R.(! Me
et, m leitl Piilllitry
nt. liental surpf ry
i win eiincieu
lihoiit p'n h-v is,
Nurn ,xia. ;
Every lb tug la h One of Deutiitry don i
la M twil .ir Ie. Htt-tlon ua em -.ced.
OlM,)rDrirf vlldclle Mr el ud -,:er I
P. H. PELLETIER,
A T T ( R v k Y A T LAW.'
Middle atrett, First room bove Farm -;
er's & Merchant's Bank. !
Will prmcitoe to Ui-(uatle of iroit
rMrat Joan uniiow ind Paiw
United -ilulM urt .1 Nev Hems. -u6 .
Saorame uon irta sr.te
W Vi ti CLAilKE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Keal Estate Ageut.
JNew b -'ne, N". C.
connections. New Y -rk
BOatn& and Canada.
Do yon want to bay f
Do you want to sell T
1800 icres, Trent koid.6 milesf.'city,
-'- Timber and Track Und.
The Proposed hjdrogrM!
enable sh: ps to cs::. lao.i.o - te wi'h
one atiotuer at 1ods 'i-t.ce.-
The genMemen. w:a ;i:- iin-li-r-taken
to restore pn il c cun ti-!en -e
in the bonesty ul horse racing are
not, to be eovieil.
It hard to makii Mime tb.nigs
loverail. For inst;ince, 'he man
who has the grip i? quite as hkrly
to become insane as the man who
has -'lost his grip."
Etnperor William drinks a grea'
deal of beer. His crnade agnnsr
gam biag doesn't prevent him from
drawing for a king fnll or a royal
flash now and then.
Give a o8D work and yon add t
his manliness and independence,
t'ive him 4ims ..rui i-a 1'e.".' "v i -
f-r,'.i, ct .in, I aiid .iu,.' .'i : ;
i per to th ' world.
-r . a a. i a. i .
d -a atrOQized by a'jout l'.iumi
on he n.n'ni d '
A mail may "stnkt- cil" ritbour
t.'.ii;nn anything. For instance
the poor felloe who was drowned
in a tank of o I, In Wes' Virginia,
the other day.
The thrifr of the Germans has
been the principal factor for inak-
ing one of the greatest, nations in
Europe. It is not coufined to the
poor, but is practiced by all.
Dr. Felix Adler sizes the thing
up olosely when he places the re
sponsibility tor much ot the exis
ting political corruption apr the re-;
spectable citizens who do not vote
or take any part in politic). j
There are few scientists who do j
noc believe that petrified human i
being are pure humbug. Oae '
scholarly Smithsonian Institution j
man said hejcould not find a single.1
instance on record ol huoiau petn-j
The drveot season in hall a ceu-'
tury in the southwestern seaboard
counties of Texas closed a week or
u aKu. iae o.ue-.nnuaouau.s aear
ample witness to its nnpu- -ed
It seems queer to read abon tlir
booming of a man named Coffin for
Senator from Iowa. However, sev
eral coffins will be needed in the
TJ. S. Senate about March 4th,
Education is a compauion which
no misfortaoe can depress, no
crima can destroy, no enemy can
alienate or eL?,lave. At home a
friend, abroad an introduction, in
soli nde a solace, and in society an
There has been in the city of
New York during the las: ten
mouths more evic;ious 01 tenants
thau have taken place iu Ireland
danog the last ten years. What's
tbe uaattet with that as a study
for Americau philan thropist.-f
There is something suspicions
about the wonderful speed acquir
ed by vessels built for the govern
ment, on their trial trips. Why is
it that we bear so little about
their speed after they are comuii.-s-ionedT
The number of people who would
like to loan their money to the I
S. government is steadily increas
ing, and t he same may be said of
the individuals who would lik. to
borrow any body's money. Let some
abl financier bring about an equt
abie distribution ol these likes, if
An apple tree kuown to be 1 ;:5
years old on the property of Mrs. '
Delia Hotcbkiss in Cheshire, Con., '
was Oestsoyed tij- a recent s'orm
It bore frnit every fall, but only
on one side each ,ear. The side :
that bore fruit one year wonld be
barre i the next. ,
The man who in the fullness of ;
his heart exclaims. ''Lot m maku !
the Ctiristtnas Gifts of a countr :
. . , , , ,,
aiai t eare no7 to m-iKe tne laws
may never become a millionaire.
btc you can bet jour bst girls i
i -.. , K , u ,.. ., .. ,. , .
ij . o i u l ue nicrin wrn aim ua;
goo d dlge8live organs.
Robert Stin will start on an ne
tic voyage the beginning of Me,
The expedition will lev from Sr.
John's N. F , The essential retture
of the plan on which if will he op- r.
ateii is to nave a secu:
0(erat ns I r su; plie
be tS' ;blished on Clare:
the sou: h eas- c ip- a
; - e 1 1 1
E a i na n
A Dead-1 elter Office S nry.
Among i ne ciriosipes ,i -ne
m UseU m i - a a 1 by J u : , u one
Of his Sides gorgeous!-, i-rn 'ei. dered
l li t he S' ' ' s and t":!ies, ;4j,,i the
ot her fl iii ii ' ai g th- L in. J-ck.
he two nulled Oy a golden ciaiiu.
It had drified thither, auri had oeen
1 lor several years ensconced in rs
gla88 case. bin a i ostal exhibit
was begged from the department
fer a cbarch fair, and for the fir-t
fime Jumbo went ou' tor an airing
It so happened that a lady from
New Hampshire was visiting
Washington at the time and went-
to the fair. To the surprise of her
friend she greeted Jumbo as a
long lost friend. Ten vears before
she had made him and sent him to
her daughter in England, who had
mariied a man named Link hence
., ,-l . r . . . .,
luc uctiru 01 me two nags anted
together. But she did not claim hrr
possession, and so he has never
made his journey across the ocean.
vermonc s orst eiec.cnc r" !po8tj 0f men nl nitelligfnce, integ
S Barlington was opened lecently fv Hud l ;V , K,ri,m.
I'll I S YEAR'S CAMPAIGN.
I'ii i.' i
ll ) A
it ton h is been
r im ( ;i i t; ti ot
00:1 r( iic
r, sui s ' i l ne par
I ' i- stigges
ii, - li.-, ;i made
-1 i f
I.) -k- I- :
1 1 i 1 i ' i !
go "r '
dm) i - hi
at its s t"
!l ? 1 U-
n .4 in safely
uii-m the rec-c-ial
. ! i j; . the
t a single
i p i,lt
in: ii it
I U ' s .
,! -;i i
r; (T,'.4tl I
I u t: i
I y h s
i ,t the
, a; 1. 1 c v,, i) . ;ni, 1 a 1C.
iilv e.sseutial that it
' is eq
Tiie finct'iin t his r ar i- not to
lie c .fitiue.l to fne elec ion of mem-'er-
oi t o- General Assembly.
M-iny mipor an r pon ions are to be
ri leil vvrii wuicn ;ti prosperity of
the Stale and ' he in ceres' of the
'people are intimately associated.
. Ht-ue. it toll a-.- : li it if is ot the
tirst importance t hat ; h-people t-ike
' the iii:-:iat'v e aid conduct fie cam-
It is o,-e i sn.l ii ir ii , .mi n iting
conveutnms aie not representative
of the people: '.hat they are manip
ulated by cabals and cliques that
are controlled by personal lnfJ'.
ences. rather thau by consider-!
tions of the public good. This, uu
fortunately, is too often the case,
but, whose f.ailt is i;f Iu the Demo
crat -c p r t ill its members are -
qtiils E er rn -a who is recogtii
zel as a Pemocrat has a right to at
tend i he pi
inanes and cast his vote
for his reat esent-iti ves in the i;oun
try convention. Indeed it is his .
duty to do it, and if this sacred
obligJ,tjon i8 disregarded he has no
I right to complain if the candidates
nminte(1 dn U(lt uome np to
leas ,i rhe h ues.- of things.
Ir I-the impeiifive duty of t h
t.ze.' to vo.o at every election.
Kig-.t here is the danger. In order
ro bring oat the full vote of h"
Democratic party this year the is
sues and the candidates must have i
a safe lodgement in the hearts of
the ptople. They must spring from '
and be ot the people.
But. we are told that Congress-
men i.re to beelected thtsyear, and
consequently national issues can-i
not be lgaor.-d- There is no ground :
fer serious aoprehe ision oti this j
account. The Chicago platform is j
the law of the party and Congress i
is acting in conformity with its spir-
The obnoxous F.-deial Kl-ction
law has been repealed, and the
Wilson tariff mil and the Biand
silver canag- bill have passed rhe
House ot li -ptesentati ves.
Let i-iii Congress'.onal candidates
lie nominated iu conventions fair
ly r piesetit a'i ve of the p-op!e
and we have no feirs for the rt
Indeed, looking over the whole
fied We weP no reason why we mav
not C U fi.it-
i k f-r Democratic
NORTH ( AKi LIN A.
olden time North Carolina
was called "Old lib Van Winkle," i
bt cause she wis la-t asleep, and
ivii iritied sleep as the years
iy . Tn - was an injustice,
h 1- i.evet been ash-op either
to the in ne-- of her children or
the li o. m t
bragg a r, -,i - ii v-,
terioi oi her sn.
sacrtci ihe honor
of women a (i t he
ion. Her past is
k--or the even
v,m h dd .ng as
i in in. the purity ,
an cry of r ltg-
urj. and her
i-sarailje of a
present givas the
, . , , , ,,,,
"UK'" i:.u pimnm' ni.aie.
We Ii ie never neon thrilled
with the elec ri" words "The l-.-w
This su -i-kissed land is the
same th 't gave birth to Washing
ton and J. Il'eisoi,; Mason and Cal
houn: Di'.'i- od L-'e. an d, w 1 1 li t he
hlessi. g ot (lot, their ex-onples
will araiti i'e the bosoms aid nerve
the arms i f r he i r conn ' r men to t be
latest tfiT.i" !a'i . v"h t'-"er cot.
' n 1 ui i a, s tun. ... , oi id -a her
t i ? ;
tl rri'c, 'hev. a: e in rein
1 1 i -e ot h e r o ;v ii ii
: " 1 1 ' l.e nee in.
iii: i : - no e x " . t 1 on
r gates are -ver
ai ger. her c'i ef reli
-r w-11 lie. iljio'i 'h-'
s i ii d 'he v : i ' ue
i g" 1 r
i a i
- i '
ii" tiee'i ,iS
ers, b it. i;1
v tits -he
' i a
b -en a
I g i r I i ir r I,- e iii 1 rn m-.ii
ng i position to whicn na-
i i' ore's, (..i l have des-
t ned hoi
iQ the exhibition f her re-our-
, ,,. , ,
('es r tb, Utt U or' ' 1 ur yht
nor n!l a-res w-tb tho jew-ds of her
tmoes, or fie pr.nl jets o! her tor-
ests and her fields, b.r. neverthe-
te, she :i r i ;ir: e-i r he e. e- of intt-l-;eut
obseivers and gained the
plandits of those whose commend-
of exalted w.irt h.
Is there niy iii'ir -i t ean t liro w
a shallow on li.-t jliMiV Nothing,
absolnr i-l i,o lung, r-o lone as she
closes ! a -- , ' . s-:i ,.)' 'he
-Ten tij r ,-ti i' :. ' .tntv to siduc.
She ha-. S" i t 1 1 1 in aid scholars;
oratms m j -; !,jt ner strength
'.s :n i hi sie;! g v 1 1 r ne.s -,4-:d lncor
rujif able i i, t eg ; v of her i-ommon
S,i ak n-i'
serpt-n m Iv
gae ;i'i d 'il 1 1
t 1 he subtiliU of the
en . .'here io nothing
e than the oily ton
1 :n innerd of artfnl
politii-ians !t;t were possible they
-,-.I ,ecele the Very elect.
Tins yit the good old S'ate will
be fnll ( f s ' atesm ei . w ho, a ban don -ins
i-v.vy ;e-rson ii consideration,
ile-o-ed 'o the interests of the
ar : , i V . For- f,,1 v .. Principle.-
-. ." ihe matto of C'ar
oLtiii s. .ii t the pomp and circacu-stand-
ot i o'diy pretenders cannot
obliter -te the sentiment that is
supreme in the r bosoms. (
f 'ntor'un I'i lv there are dissen.1
sions in the r.uiks of the North Car
ima IVni'i -, but ;t is only a j
question ot . ht'isthe right way,'
and wio-n it js determine I the yeo
maniy of Mi'-- ! 1 commonwealth
ill walk the pih of duty through
tl 10 1 and tlame.
There are grerit names in North
Carolina: names associated with
high resolves and heroic achieve
ments, bat there is no name magic
euough to seduce from the love of
right and j usfce that is ingrained
i" the structure of North Caralina
THE PRESIDENT'S RETURN.
After nine days recrea'ion in the
sounds of Noith Carolina the Pres
ident has re' timed to Washing
ton. l'atrio'ic c;t zi-u- of all par-
ties are gratified to learn that he
seems to be in perleet health. That
he etijo ed his r. cess is abundantly
shown in wha' has been published
concei mng it.
Now, that the President is home
again and at the halm ot the Gov
ernment, we trust that the gallant
shia ot s"a'c will move majesti
jiil.i iorward wfi every sail un
furled aud the tl 1 1 of the Union Hy
ing at l 's mast he. id.
It is matter of regret that on his J
retui n Mr
Cievelnd does not find j
tariff hill, on which the return of
I1-onp.-r i ty i s so much iI-.ih.hI, nt.
is still in t ne hands ot th? Senate
Committee. If is not probable that
the L esiden: c in d aav'thing to
hasten the actiou otthe Senate,
Seua'or seems to be determined to
vcriiy the trite expression "Senators
can not be burned."
ft is " ' ' s iaposed that the
President surveys the action taken
by the House in his aluceuce with
a degsee of pleasure ajiproaching
exlnleration He certainly did not
advise Hie passage of the Bland
bill oefote leaving the capital, but
as the ti,ei-ure is pleasing to his
childien we trus- ihiL his great
paternal ia-at wui tino!) iu sym
pathy witu their j iv. The bill may !
not pass tne Sen.t'e, but if It dtes,
i: will rejoice North Cirolinians to
know that it
by i g i se n a
has been signed
1 r ik ai from our
There is an.)' her purpose for
whicn the same pea can tie used to
the oenetit of r h - ouMtry, and
s m signaig the co-nmissions
tuoor t's. To ) ioiig, much too
'he high pi tees of the laud
oeen filled bv Republicans,
ii no wav can Mr. Clevelaud j
l etter show rhat he has lieeu re-!
juviu ire-l au i invigorated thau '
by i in a-.edi i!e! turmiig the res-i
cals out. !
Mr. Cleveland, during his re-,
cent trip, sai-d alouj
. t reacher-
Ous coast, lie even visaed Iiattras". i
He m u-t u ive u ad
turned :o ship reck-, and to how
they my b- avoided. He Saw
t ie reat light-hou-e, aud it maj
have -uggested rcll-j.t'ioiis of om',
of different kind, th ir throws its
agar tar on' oar the p iliticai sea.
At all eveta.- .v,- j nee a- his safe
retm n. a tin- .-m rirs ne has re
ceived and "i.e ii-isous he has learn
ed Memorial Address.
Ku.khhi.N C.Mirch s Mr.
v- ! - r A. Mon'g'oii; i . of iLileigh
iici'i'li's the Iii ua. l at , He Ladles'
.'i-'ini'Ml A soei : oi to deliver
i ': address i ii Meia..: : .; d i . Ma-.
H h. n
r c - i
e i ;
: 'I g
I in pr, in ii I - a l t h - Sou I h
Bal i . . , - -1 i - -
Sllr- l 1 1 i - ' ,11 'll I'' I- , I "-
UeCOl'd iii: b - f- L i H
i :U prove - , - i w :
Atnotig the male important pie.
jaCs developed diiriiig the week
are iiiesix'y m i le ex ' eneion of the
Sav mo ih. An ei .cu- mil M mfgom
ery I -u . , : o be !. it .it the cost
of solan nun; Si ana. ana c mpauy
to b i 1 1 :i i-o c i i road bet ween
Hal! '.more and Washington; a com
pany to bu Id a telephone line D7
miles long in Aikausas; a HM).0U(l
coalmining caupany; a 1 0(1,0(10
factory and a large combination
budding in West Virginia; a phos
phate Mant. cigar factor . and a
silOO ana railroad depot iu Florad i
1IYPK Co.. i:i"-I" PROOF o.YTS
FoK Ki:i). A SPECIALTY, at c has
a. inri's i"--r sun.- inia-rT
dock , NEW BEKNF.-N . c
ation is the n lis;) r
( HI RCH DEDICATION.
Sf. Thomas ( Kpiscopnl; Cliiirch to li
DtMlicatcd A'jr.l l.-A t-liort
St. Th, mil-'
i-per i- t" i
of its Career.
i lllltvli. i Epi-cnpul . :it
In- . i ei i ioat i 1 while t!n- . -i Hi -
fer.-m-o "f Wiliniiigtnii i- m se-ii,,n ni
New lif-Mic. The coitV' Bti.ui iH-ins
Tlnirs.hiy M.O( li 2!llh at M o'clnck I'. ..
and lie , Imn-h will be dedic.-ited tho
t,,l!.iinU' -ni .1 .:. tb. Iy tlieliishi.p. l!, v. T.
M. N. (iforge iiiul Kev Ml'. Wonteii.
Although this i lmrch i- a mi. inn. ;iuu
the present imilding jn-t m-i-tei', ii i- an
old organizitiiin, :md t ln- hid a i-inin-li
ol their uu n uj to the linn- "f tic w ;ir.
The iil-t St. Tii.Hllu-' l.'lll.t ill lsj"i
l.y the late Dm -Mr Kielcod I. M.i-.hi.
u hlle 1 1 rt r i 'I l 'hii-l - ' hn 1 1 h. N.-w He rue.
lluri ii" the hi I e way the eh u icli u , hu ' n-
td I'T tin- N' jithen) annv.
Wirv. Ir:iel Harding with smI ,-al Wli
eel laith, at last started the r.-l a i 1 , ' i ri - a! thi
ef the ihiiivh. Tho curlier stone, ua- e,,uit
laid A-tgll-t lTlli by l!i-il'p Wat- - ii I '
: son. Mr. Harding planned the e.lilice
i himself und w ith hi- ow u han, U did innt'i
1 iif the work. lint at h is deal h .Un'y :'. 1 .
j Ibl'l all work 1 1 j 1 1 lie- ! nihil, il; u-i-I
Hilt at la-t. ehi.-lh hrolljli the illoil
ol' Mr. Ik-u. II. Hubert., ot New liernc,
; the work on tho chiin ii was ( arried fur
. ward until it was in -hape that would
! iiJmil of it beiii.: n-
and tinally an a)-
peal was sent out b ',.
George, Keetor ui 'Jhri-t
Herne which appeal was h.
ed of by Bi-hop Watson
inonev raised, the chinch i
now its dedication tollows.
-. T. M. N.
KAME;iI INSANE ASVEIM.
Annual Meeting of Directors, Dr.
Wood Resigns, Dr. Kirliy Elected
The annual meeting 0j the directors of
the insane asylum was liel.l .Monday. Dr.
Wood the suporintendant resigned.
Dr. Wood's administration has been
able and successlul. II is resignation was
accepted to take eff-ct June 1st. Resolu
tions very complimentary to him were
The director- uiianimoii-lv elected Dr.
decree j, Kirby, of ( ioldsboro, now sup
erintendant of the Eastern Insane a-yluin
as Dr. Wood's successor.
W. R. C'rawtord. Jr., was re elected
steward and Irs Whitaker Matron.
A new executive committee composed
of John li. Burwell. H. F. Boy kin and L.
A. Potter was elected.
The new intirmiiry will be completed
and turned over June 1st. but will hardly
be furnished and occupied this year.
The number of insane in the asvlu n i
3st). ami "even are at home on prolm
tioti. Durinir the oast three months eighteen
U:ive WII received, live discharged and
At March Meeting County Commis
sioners. M. II Carr repairing fence in No. 3
Township, by John Biddle and others,
521. S5; R. A. Russell 2,400 rails and re
pairing stock law fence from Russell gin
house to Spring branch 102 rails used
on fence on the road leading to Egypt
plantation $24.00,- T. L. Wetheringtcn
one months service as keeper Streets
ferry, Feby. 1S94 $10.00.- R. O. Mosely
house rent C Smithwick for February
$2-50,- Fannie Williams keeper poor
house 512.50; Irene Cooley cook for poor
house $3.00: J. J. Tolson, agt., ration.-, to
poor in February J7S.85; Caesar Boyd
7 1-2 cords wood to poor house $22.50;
la -luster Duffy services to poor and Sup-
erintendent iiealth Jan'y and Feb'y $33.33;
IE 15. Duffy goods for prisoners $17.50:
Bradh i ni .V Brock medicines to poor for
February $lli 5D; W. H. L ine sheriff,
board ol pris .ner? for Fel iru 1 1 $1 DJ 75;
do.. Cash paid out fir boar! i rv. i;c..
I February court $23.55; W. B. Iaue
I sheriff, expenses ot taking Win. Slade to
lunatic asylum $3. GO; do., turnkey lees
$7.20; do., summoning and qualifying
: jury to lay ofTpublic road $5.00; J. B.
j Dixon witness fall court $1.50; A. L.
j Heath witne-s fall court $2.90; W. M.
i Watson. N. C. law and form $2 00; Jas
i V. Hiddie register
leeds to copy Wo-1
iationary for office
$20.35; .las. W. Riddle fees a- clerk boir.l ,
of commi-sioners. Arc , .20 45; K. K. liar- j
per publi-hing proceedings of commis- j
-toner-, printing court calendars $1 . aO ;
It. S. Primrose expert fee allowed by the
court $10.00; S. R. Street, J. P., exami
nation Win. II. Moselv lunatic $3.00;
1 nomas uanieis i.a inry ticke's .lo:
Sle,li,,i, I lli,-ur ,,,,e .,',.,,," 1 ... r- r ,-i ... , L , , i .
-i-" - ti
.xeisons icrrv i.'u.uu; r . Croiiw in.
pairing East creek and Slocu n- creek
bridge $2.75; Clifford Simpson repairing
Slew Hill badge $20.00; T. L. White re- !
pairing fence in No. 1 town-hip $;!0 00; ,
J. L. Ivirkuian rail timber
lor fence in
No. 1 Township S2.4S; F. F. Ouidlv I
janitor cour: hoi-se lor l- b"y $10.00, (..
A. Hill Keeper Clermont bridge . 10.00: I
E. H. laath support Lizzie Woods $3.00;
court expenses February term 143.48.
And roads are steel, and trees are ice,
And window panes wear tracing light,
And all the world bears cold devii ,-:
Night falls and careful mothers p rav
in sweet content, though storm winds
--Beneath one roof, till break o! d:,v
S ,-ep -a e the careless boys and girl-!'
1 .de end unde one roof tree.
All safe because fhe mother heart
near them, soft and tenderly
It broods until the clouds depart,
-e time will vme when birds imi-t
From out tin- parents ne-t away.
hen lor.cb. though no wild
,e moi her i, cart w i ' 1 adl v -ta v
Ah. neither heart, ah. mother heart.
How lonely ale tie- la llis that pa-s.
When -'eet and hail li--m heaven dart.
Or when there'.- -uu-hiiie on the grass
How often inn wish back the night
When t'.:e storm's Iurv seemed to ful'
How often strive to stay Time's flight.
And that 1 rear w inter backward call
And the weid -lirieking ot the wind
Rather than sun-bine and the pain
Of loss that saddens heart and mind
The dumb cry for the wandering!
Come war without il peace within.
If ho e beneath the roof tree sing
What evil thing can cuter in;
Maurice Francis Egan
coi ntv commissioxeks pko-ieeih(;s.
i , H 1 1 1 1 v I
a '' 1 "I ( ' en -ni--ii iner- ol ( 'ryvon
net -il the ( oil!' Holl-e ill Mareli,
I i.-iiiLT tin- ."ii I, . I:, y ,,' .aid lnont h
ol,ow i v. is ha 1 and done
it. ( ' eiun 'ic -r- I-!. V. Sin.-ili-
A Meadow - aid M. II. Cut.
ition ( 'oii!iiii--i.,i,er I-;. W. Smali-
li-r-t ei I ('h c riii. in pro tcui.
That tie t.i mi 1 3 inlrre-t ill
1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 r on N i' 1 1 -i an, I Trent
1 "ii 1 a. Si-t is;i:l, l,y II. S.
u, ; : : i. I :e- en! ii e 1 1 net ha V-l'--i
'i io A- i .lone-, ai't.. .r
2S ;,,-lV. !,,
loll,- be 1, I
i Hi; ,r, l" i ,
Ml-. M-o ('. ' .
ll'.!. -led. Til ,t th
li-l, d . et Am
No. S I,. ,. 1,
h a v 1 1 1 o .,,;, 1 1 io .A
lax i illation of iol
W a! iai e. to u n-h i p
uh :f."iilO to S llio. -he
Ulh o -a
id lot t
I ; : : i I e
-'.'!. "I ih
,.' Y iv- ii
judged by Hi- 11 ,:,,-, .1. p. (Wave-.
Judge pa-idinu'. tl .t - iid .Inn- Whit-'
tieh 1 be i inpi i-o'ie I in ! Iii- i .ei ii t v jail for !
t he t el 111 of t WO lie ilC h - W i ' h p OA e- to
the ( 'mil ini--ioMei - ol (', i , aintv to
hire "in s:1j, .Ian,- Vhitti"e! , Inline; i (i i
1 inn of -aid i in p ris, in 1 1 ieii t . i i-
i Irdeied. 'I let - 0 I Jane Whitlield be
hbed on; to J. K. ii'ilaia lor unexpired
term ol'-aid i mpris ni inent lor the sum of
ifo HO Io be paid to (ne Tiea-ureil of
Cl'.ili'ii i unit .
WheiAis a petition -igned bv S. W.
Latham and oilier- was tiled with th"
Commissioners ,,f Craven county on the
nth day of Febiuary, 1S01, a-kinu' lor th.-di-(
oiitinuance of that pjrtion of Half-,
moon road, 2 .1 Township, running from
Spikes point to old ferry or Lane's ferry j
from a paint near lioose pond to Spike's '
point runtime; thrmli Hern Lnkii.s lands
and wliereas due notice of -aid petition
has been posted at the court house door
since Feb'y 5th. ls'.il, and it appearing
to this board licit no objection ha- been !
I made to the grant nig of -aid peti ion, it is
1 load be and ;
hereby i- di-cont
I and that the
supervisor- ol .No. 'J l.nvn-hip be m-
st ructed to close tin -amo.
Upon the hearing ol a petition signed
by J. B. Willis and other residents ol No.
1 township. Craven county waich peti
tion was tiled before this Board at its
February meeting, 1 5r 94, to obtain the
laying out of a public road from a point
on the Vanceboro and New Berne road
on the north tide of Swift creek known as
the old yankec road to Maul Swamp,
opposite Marshall Lathinghouse, said
road to pass through the lands of Steph
en Whitford, Thomas Bowden, Dr. D. W.
Smith, Nash Jackson and Geo. Powell
and it appearing that all parties over
whose lands said road will pass have had
I due notice of the filing of this petition
and notice thereof ha- been published for
more than 2o days at tin- court house
door of Craven county according to law.
It is now ordered by the Board that the
said road be ami is hereby ordered to be
established aud laid out a- a public road
and that the prayer of the petition be
granted, said proposed road being deem
ed necessary tor the interest, benefit and
convenience of the citizens of Craven
And, the sheriff is caminanded to sum
mon a jury of five free-holders who being
duly sworn shall lay out said road be
tween the points afiresaid. to the great
est advantage to the inhabitants and with
as Hide prejadice as may lie to the lands
and enclosures of said part ies.
Provided, Tii a t the county shall be
saved harmles irom the payment of any
costs and that the cost of laying out said
road shall be paid by the petitioners.
Whereas a petition signed by John A.
Ja:kson and others resident of Nos, 1 and
8th townships was tiled before this Board
at its January meeting. 1894, praying for
the laying out ot a public road from the
New Berne and Washington road to the
Nelson ferry landing on the south side of
Ncuse river and thence continuing to the
Pamlico or 'Core Point" road from the
said ferry lauding on the north bide of
-aid river over the Ian. Is of Henry S.
Gracie and others, and whereas at the
February meeting of this Board it was
adjudged and ordered by the said Board
that the said road be established and laid
out and that the prayer of the petition be
granted, and the sherni'oi Craven county
wss commanded to summon a iurv of
.1 11 r.v
five free-holders to lay out s ii,
the law directs, and
Whereas in obedience to said command
ie said sherd!, on the 2Sth day ol l-cb.
ruary. ls'.i-l. summoned five frec-hcldei s,
viz: F. S. Krniil, Daniel Lane. George j
Wilcox. Wm. Arth u r an 1
;i.,ls,)n as iuror s. and whe reus said iurv
lortcd their vlutv discharged in
accordance with the order, with no
damage- :i-sessed in favor of those oar-
I ties over w ho-e lands said road runs, It is
1 Ordere 1. That the said road be aud is
hereby established and declared a public
road and the clerk of this Board is here-
by ordered to notify the supervisors of
1st and sth townships to appoint hand
t i work sa'd r ind.
( n motion Board :u'j un iicd.
1 he Cabbage Crop.
The n ur!. I u in- m oil id th
an increase ol acreage in cabbag
have planted twice as much,
young plants are growing finally. The
lecent l'ght -now did not seem to hurt
j them at all, in fact it seemed to toughen
.them, and the warm weather prevailing
since is pushing them ahead perceptibly
Mr. A. W. Lindsay one of tile large
Norfolk trucker- who wa- here to the
Fair upon viewing , ai r ca' : lages declared
that we o.,u!d beat tin in on ihi- crop.
Mi. Lino-ay, i- a goo I judge in the mat
ter as he lias an immense plantation under '
cultivation. l,5oa acres of it in truck.
Considerable shipments of the cabbages
will soon be going oft'. The truckers are
now preparing for the season by makiDg
up their boxes so they will be all in readme-.
' The acreage around the city is some
what larger than u-u.il some have plant
ed nearly twice as much as they did last
A LAMENTABLE FRATRICIDE.
JOHN Kl SSi:i.I. Siinuls ins
P.KOTlll'K i A M MS. WHO
H.XTIRKS : 1K)I K
A I l'likWAKDS
i 1 Th ii r-,
- .-'. I i
1 n in:
i h:- i,
l i i ' 1 1
ye li s old at ;hc haii' I
John, ae.d 111. Tin--on-
of R. A. Uu--, ,1 a
iner of t h i- omniv, w h
er.it ic candidate for t he
I lie a-t eO;'; ( ', , , , , , ,,(,;,!;,
nil,, U-,--,i.iv II . :. I ' i 1 1 h
tor of (ii.ii 1 1 - . 1 1 1 , r tile 1 Pi-, -i, leal i ,1
The troubl" ua- i aii-, .l .1 cue- per--i-tille;
in U-'ingi liol-ee.C , w Io, h John
forbade him to u- . AH i di- ,.
ereeable word- John wen; in ih, i,,,n-e
lired a load of bird -hot out ot hi- im,
loaded it with tui.-k - eit and -o.ieht
James, thre iteiiiii'4 to kill him. The
latter presented his brea-t and told him
to shoot. John a'tempt' d to lire, the
cap popped but no discharge followed.
Ja-nes then slightly advanced toward
John who then with an oath i em.-irked
he'd -hoot him anyway and lired the
other b it r. 1, tie- lo id ,, ,k , It- , ! at t ie
kllee and w ..ll'el not hue p,,v,d fill:
but fir the iu, l tlut an aiteiy
was .severed. It might pos-ibly iiol have
proved fatal anyway had the proper
remedies been at hand to use at once and
some one to use them aright. I)r M. II.
I Carr of the neighborhood w as -iiuriioiie'l
as quickly as possible but the voiing man
lived only about two hour- alb r mim
ing the wound.
The shooting oc,
noon. John re:n,i
a while alter his
i-d at h
tinally ran away. A colored man named
Atkinson drove lor him when he went
oil'. lie has not oeen taken and his
whereabouts are unknown. Another
colored loan named Lewis Watson was
the witness of the shooting.
The coroner's jury declare 1 i i the ver
dict that the dei-ei'-ed c; me to his death
from a gun in the hands of hi- brother
John, who by his rash act, has brought
crushing grief to his relatives and great
sorrow to their friends, and made hiin-j
self a fugitive from the outraged j
laws of bis country, is a Young man from !
whom no such action would have been j
expected. He was considered a quiet,
easv going young man, and tin-, -aoot- .
ing his brother, is not only a shock to .
their friends, but a matter of great sur- i
prise to them.
John attended the New Berne Cjlleg
iate Institute in 1892 3, paying his way
with money of his own earnings. His
conduct here bore out the reputation
which he bore at home a- -poken ot
While the young man has borne this
reasonably good name, and while the
stricken family are cntitlid to
sympathy ail while the whole
affair is a very deplorable one,
it docs not bide the fact that the killing
was wilfH. H s going to the house, de
liberately shooting the load of small shot
from the gun, and reloading with large,
after having made his t h reats, gave him
arrple time to reflect, and makes the!
I killing most brutal and horrible. i
Remarkable to say this i- not the lirst ;
time Mr. Russell, the father ha- -utl'ercd j
in a somewhat similar manner. A lew ,
years ago an ' '. r sup.. Luk., was shot
and killed 1". 'hief whom 1,,- and !
others were ui, . .-u.iie.
CULLED ITEMS OF NEWS.
The Don M. Dickinson Presidential
boom is making a mighty effort to have
its taken seriously.
e cup tne lonow ing ironi tne lialeigh
Christian Advocate: "Rev. J
F. Butt j
of your !
says: We ask for the prayer
readers for a great revival at Bladen
Street church, Wilmington. The house i
is crowded night and day, many conver
sions, an old man converted powerfully
last night, who has been a disciple of
The Greenville Reflector is informed
that the contract has oeen let for a new
church building at Long's school house,
near Farmville, and another church build-
ing is in course of erection at Ayden.
The Carolina Beach property, mar
Wilmington, has been sold by the Wil
mington bank which had a mortgage
upon it. The steamer Wilmington v. . -also
sold and brought $14.0110.
The West Virgin-i -a . king im:.. i
are being arrested w ..... . - .;,- o-,c.-ii-ii
jail is lull
to be take
nd .he snip::;- an- c- p-eie, 1
',, ( na; 1, -ion, W Va. Near
ly all the ring e.i r- have been taken.
At the annual meeting of the director
of the State Insane Asylum at Raleigh
Dr. Wood resigned as superiuterdant
and Dr. Geo. L. Kirby of Goldsboro, now
superintendent ot the Eastern Insane Asy
lum, was elected in his stead.
Virginia has passed a bill providing
for the establishment of State banks -C
circulai ion. State bou Is to be the secur
ity. 'I In- bill is to l ei ome operative
upon the n peal by Congress ol the 10 pel
cent State lax. Virginia bonds were in
demand in N, w York as son i a- the a l.
vices were received.
More Home Meat Less 'Western.
"The number ol boxes of western meat
that conies to this place now i- eoinpai
atively small, and if our farmc"- continue
to r i-c their meat as tle-v di I ' i-- veir.
the number will be much -me ei
say thai they are going to do :;.
burg Tine -.
The above il,-m -how- thai I li
of Loui-V:rg iu common wi;
th rough ! he State genet i ' Iv an
il p to tie importance ol ra i - i i
supplies. The farmer whoo.,, -lize
the necessity for this w ill fa
his more prudent neighbors.
til riliei s
w ah ing
behind Advanced Politics.
Solicitor George H. White, col., is to
make Tarboro his home he goes for the
purpose of becoming a resident of what
is known as the black district, as he pro-
poses to enter the jtield lor Congress
against Congressman Woodard.
! :tl SERIES MATI UEP.
s. w Heme iJuiidingr and l.onii to Pay
Its Members April lOth-A .h1
' in ll.e niehi ,,f Tiie-.l iv April loih
the lir-i -eric-of -t uk iii tic ., u- Ii. rue
I'.iiihliiiL' toi l Loan A in ".ation will be
1 .ecu I ..
- " -t.M-k
I'iid't main!;, fm
' in- mat ured -hai .
"-' relative to pi,.j , hang, ;n
I - law s w ill also be ple-ellle,l.
The linani ial re-idt- o the s,-n, - make
a ery satisfactory bu-ine show ing l..r
both investors and borrow, r-.
I In A ssi H iat ion v. , ,i e iiii.-d : 1.
1 ssT, , onseiiirnt 1 v tin- -i , k h ,- in it nr. . i
iu I'. 1 - J , ar-.
Mem I HT- who took Mnek a- an 1 li -' -mil.:
h ive. diiiine th. ton. .pud ni s ; -p'-r
-a.oe, for thi they now get -fiou
protit on the amount i nd in an I tin
pa m. -'it - have .-1 ; 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 a e I -imp',
' " ' ii"',, '"i' w l.l' i,, -in, i. ; .,- He
drew interi-a for the members fro
I inie I hev w , i, r, , i i iei 1 until tin
11 I i
A borrowing member ui, n,. 1 i
loan of .5-1, 000 the lir-t inontii n,. A-- ,
ciation was organized would h,e ,, i
from that time to the present, in pan, i
pil and interest $1,300 (of cour'e othei
borrowing later would have paid a
smaller nuiount but in the same proportion-
He would I thus have paid only
olio for the uc of th? thou-nnd dollar-.
I; will bL- found bv dividing tin- is.'i'lfl bv
fl 1-2 ahe numbi'i' o! M'ar-i that the in-Mi'-.;
i ost h'Ul oniv .4''i 15 a year, i
w icn as had he borrowed il leguhuW he
would have paid $30 intere-t p i eir
and in all probability have been -till
owing the original debt, but by being in
the Building A: Loan A-so iat.ion evin
thing is paid, and h" h i- a home fie,
from in cumbrance.
Such results fiom :i home organization
an- very gratifying to its friend-. j
Since the Association started numbers j
'ofom-ide building and loan aseoeiations j
: have tried to compete with and. have j
i made more alluring promises than the
I o i ,
home one lias ever thought of doing but
if there is one man in the city who Ire
i ever received as good returns from aia
j of them as this wc have never met or
j heard of him, anil there are some w ho
tried outside ones of which they knew
i nothing, instead of the home, one to
j their sorrow.
The results to all belonging to the
New Berne Association are good enough,
and we look for the member-hip to con
j tinue to increase.
A new series has been opened, the
j stock in which dates from April 1st.
There will no doubt be many new ones
i to join, in addition to the old ones who
will stand by the organization which lias
served them so faithfully in the past.
The Miinson Lumber Company Sell
10,000,000 Feet For the Year
Day and Night to Fill
Day and Night to Fill
the Orders. ! On Sundity Dr. T.dmage w ahdrew his
The St-mson Lumber Company have j re-igmitiou as pa-tor of Brooklyn Taber
taken -o many orders for lumber that j mu le. Satisfactory fanangcmenls have
they are now compelled to double their been made wiih Russell Sage who has a
dry kiln capacity makiDg it 00,000 feet j claim of $125,000 principal and $25,000
per day and run their immense saw mill j interest against the property, and the
day and night to keep up with them, i other creditor- will not pre for pay
Last year they sold six million feet. This j ment for some t inie.
year their sales will reach ten million.
The price at which it is sold i- a little
higher on some grades than last year, on
some a little lower. The average is sub
stantial;; the same. Thi- puts a more
satisfactory aspect upon th operations of
the year now beinginng.
The dry kilfj being put up is an old
style cue with improvements which make
it surpass any other on the market.
Neither smoke nor sparks can enter
where lumber is and adjunct property, it
is said, w ill no doubt be endangered by
it than thev would from being alongside
i of a residence. It will be constructed
j entirely of brick and steel, except the
. .,, lir. .,. m... ,in. p.-oof a- ,-m be
,. . . . ... ... i , .i trucking a fairly good ti.ide mav be
Presbyterians I ote to Remodel the ,. .
Church ; r'1'e,1 "',,,n
The Presbyterians have voted to The Wilmington Star puMidn- over
make the proposed changes in their fight hundred city (.. b, sold for
church building provided the money aia ' ''.v ';ies by the collector on April ad
be raised. There were only f,,ur a.-ga .such a -t.ile of thing a ii...-t due. i evi
tive voters. The tru-tecs and board of. dene- of money -aicin and i , mseipieiit
elders and duaeons are to appoint a . om ! depn ion. It i- t" bo h"p' d that the
j mi'tee to have char
The re-modelling and re--eating will
cost, at Ihe outside, $2,000. It mav be
that it will not t.ake quite so much. .m
is the amount now in sight.
The last half of a nn-ded sum is jl
ivavfc the one that has to be worked for
the hardest but as a very f.'-w niember-haveN-oluntai
ily contributed nearly half, it
is strongly hoped that the canvas- ol the
congregation will secure the rem.aindi r
and permit of the work being done at
Noing to Alaskan Waters.
Lieut. J. L. Davis of the revenue cut
ti r Winona left ve-terdav for San Fran- !
ei-eo to join the Revenue Cutter Bear. j
Tie- Bear will leave this spring In
i iiii-e during the summer in Behring sea
and the Artie ocean. j
Lieut. Davis will be mi s.-e l in New
Be rue by many friend- who hold him in
w arm esteem and w ho w ould be glad to
-ee him re-tran-lerred to the marine reve
nue -ervice of thi- section.
Lower Rates for Truck.
Dispatches announce that the officials
ol ihe different South Carolina railroad
and the Seaboard Air Line have held a
conference at Norfolk and i fleeted an ar.
raugetnent between these line- and tin
Old Dominion Steam-hip company which
places them in a po-iti-ei to offer the
growers of produce in and , roun, 1 Char
leston the best fa, ilitie- iu marketing
their produce at cheaper rates and best
time to New York, Philadelphia, Bo-Ion
and other northern and eastern point.-.
They also announce that '.he Olil Do
minion line has agreed to handle all
business offered b
lis route during the
entire season, at. ratc.i lower
1 competing Hue can offer.
' THE OAKES IMU'LTKV EARM
En n (4 roultn on ;i l.vrjro Scale
1 Killeon Acres to be Devoted to it
Wood nnd Ellis Proprietors.
tic- W I
a in pic
1. 1-,-, -,1-lle-.
n't rv farm w hi. h
l. -lohn F.lli- ao
i kburn A Wi:;. i
out .,,.! li,,
-- c f f una ion ! 1 1
1 w elve
,'' ten or
em I a ii l ii
h' liia e
g and (In
w ' 1 1 I
- ' I
;i 1 I hi
I all the
lin en! n
pre i. iiisi y is
- ot th.- pro-
I hi- l'U.
I' let PolllllV
'ill 1 !el '' ,
P 'U Hi I
' ' h ie
i I Ml W
Lilt 1 - - Y.I!
lie. I ,
, I Ollillll led a- v, ,,!,.,
I d I -t i 111 I bll-i III
I It will be known a-
u v h j, li it is
t rv I' ill III the I I le
NEWS IN Itlil LT
The Wa-inngt..ii I ; i, -t
iii !"Wii- n an Mr. W. II W di
ck at tin hot,: in I h ,1 run
i- il hie w ii i not pi o .- 1 1, ,i, .
a. , n-i
cviingi-b-l. who about two years
lid eon-l'lel- ible -lire. --I 1 1 work ill
rcinitv i- n.ov ai-tin" Rev. D L
' Mo-nly in hi- W i-hinglon meetings.
From the M, in, r we huni i,llt con
siderable quantities ,, i.idi-h mid lettuce
i are now going lorw i'd from there ami
that some of their truck firmer- will
ship a-paragii- lo the northern market
The .Messenger say- that Ihe proposi
tion of a Fair for Wilmington is well re
( ri ed and I hat two citizens will make a
i iitiva-s for -lib- ripti'.n to the capital
sto- k m a lew days. The object is to
raise $10,000 or more for the purpose ol"
fixing up Ihe ground- ard .l.e ks, erect
ing buildings, A, .
In the special Fair premium list, the
silk umbrella given by .la.-. M. Howard,
reported a- having been awarded to Miss
M'uy F. Manly, was awardud instead to
Mrs. K. B. Fibs for handsomest centre
square in white; Mi-S Manly 's special
premium was the handsome rug by J. B.
Il ilh nd. The premium on he line altar
cloth of Mr-. (Ja-ioii Me n, - Wilmington
I We see inthi-idobe thai Durham is
excited over the mad dog ipiestion. A
white d"g belonging to a black woman
: ran mad. went on a rampage and bit four
people belol e Ih- w a- k 1 1 lei I . The llllld
; dog also bit lour other dog-, these were
promptly killed. Still another do"; rnau
j ifc-tid hydrophone symptoms and was
i promptly killed. .Mad stones were ap
Mr. II. B. Dully i- oj ening an iuimeiifiC
-I'K'k "I goods lo'- his wholesale and
retail trade. He h i- ma le an especially
heavy deal in -hoc- thi- season. Other
merchants aie North -electing lhe;r slocks
iiclVvill soon be ready for the spring
j busine-s. The ( Heels of a revival ill busi
i ness is noticable and .iththc advent of
pa age of 1 1
Wc-in bill. .
leg i-l it ion and
-nine national agi
trade will great l y r
Wilmington and al
ieve I hi
ll oVcl" I III- I
go oil o n
- h i piu- nt - i
ti ne caie elg
y every steimi-i-
yet j 1 1 t -i
it li w h ii h our
home iiiaikel i- .veil sii,pbed show
lln.t patty heavy -hipuients could have
been made now Inn I iter one- arc consid
ered more ! -i i J d.-. At this time the
north, i n rai-ci I I
Iplitl I hnll-tei
ne I t I
Would al-o be
later w lie!! tin
ru e high r.
Come, And (et Your Ca-h.
All lo whom lie- E ; i
h is awarded premium- c
call atthe olliee of Mr. (hi-.
: :ia I- air
-, I to
I h l en -1 el ll
i ' whom
I ! settle-
am 1 get them at i r
the Association ov
to present them
It i- dc-ired b.
:ii i I, i
l oilipl I
In books in
i- tin- meet
be held on
long in the
ttcc li e days
the slaute-t lime p -,lbe
ing ol the -; ,,( k in ,1,, i - wii'
tin- 221 ": a -1 and the book- I,
hand- ol the audi
before that time.
Xew Heme District (Jinirtrrly
!'. I '. -WIMlKI.I., 1-.
Slraits at Springt'n
' riflon ct Gum '
-i;-i:o, .. .
Mai. 20 21
a 1 1 li o 1 and
Kiiislcn at i.ig 'it,
( .ol,l-bor, i i t . . I 'i.e. i ', 1 1
St . .lohn, at night,
I. i Grange i I., l'e tin '.
St . I 'aid'-, at high! .
( 'iirterct cii en it. 1 '
Hancock M .,
Mb olive ct., at Indian iSpi iu:
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