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In the Stock Yards Refuse
8(rlke RetarniDSr to Work
Chicago, July 19. The Amer
ican Railway union order,
warning all railroad men at the
stock yards to desist from work,
seemed to have little effect on
to men to whom it was addressed
this morning. Railroad em
ployes returned to their work
as usual; switching was con
tinued, and the packers seemed
inclined to treat the matter as a
The stock yards company will
endeavor to" solve the problem
of securing protection for its
men outride of working hours
by lodging and boarding them
in its buildings. Cots were
placed in some of the houses
Sacramento, Cal., July 19.
Early this morning over 400
men reported for work in the
l&hopa and many of the old
employes were given vueir tor
mer positions. Every depart
ment, save the rolling mills
foundry, is in operation, with
a suiiicient force to handle all
business for the present. No
work is to be done in tne roll
ing mills and foundry, and for
this reason they remain inoper
The men filed into the yards.
protected by a strong military
escort. There were committees
from the strikers' ranks hang
ing upon the outskirts of the
sentry lines and endeavoring to
persuade tne workman irom
returning to work, but their
pleas were in vain. It is eener
ally conceded thai the strike
so far as it obtains here, is over
and that the railroad company
Superintendent Small, of the
motive power and machinery
department, says he has appli
cations for reinstatement from
hundreds of men and that by to
morrow he will have 600 men at
work. Three switchmen crews
went to work this morning and
trains are made up without
Chicago. July 19. The Full-
man shops at Pullman. Ills., will
probably reopen next week.
Vice President Wickes stated
this morning that he had re
ceived 325 applications from
workmen desiring to return to
work and that he anticipated
no trouble securing a suffi
cient number of operatives to
work all the departments. Three
hundred men are engaged in
oiling the machinery, cleaning
tne snops and doing other
While 100 or. these men, who are
Hollanders, living at Roseland,
were on their way to .f unman
this morning, they were stopped
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snort distance west oi nuiman
by strikers of their sympath
izers and an all round fight
ensued, which terminated in the
new men agreeing to go home.
After nearly reaching Kose-
and. however, the Hollanders
separated into groups of two or
three and different routes re
turned to Pullman and went to
work. Most of the Hollanders
are iron founders, but all were
pressed into the service of clean
Jones County Convention. I
The Democrats of Jones County assem
bled in their county convention in Treu-'
ton at 12 o'clock Saturday the 14th. We j
had a most Satisfactory meeting, our peo
ple seemed united and determined to ,
carry our grand old party forward to J
victory, snd thereby help to continue our
good State laws, and the splendid ad-1
ministration of our County and State
Our Democrats are willing to trust each
other, and cur ronventiou uuanimously
Dflssed resolutions endorsing Senator
Jarvis. and the primary plan of selecting
our U. S. Senators, until wt inn le
lowed to rote for their desire.
The following resolutions were ii!-o
adopted in memory of our late Sena tor.
the lamented Zeb 1? Vance.
On motion a committee .1 i : wa.
appointed to iirepare suitable resolutions j
in memory ot our late lamented Senator !
Zebulon B. Vane, which said committee i
HOT TIMES IX SENATE.
SNAKE IN A LIVING DOG.
H. E. SHAW FOR CONGRESS
snhmitted as follows: Whereas Zebulon
B.Vance, one of the biighttst lights-of
the nation has gone out, and whereas j
North Carolina has .been bereft of her i
most distinguished and beloved son. :
therefore !e it, '
Resolved. That in submitliog to oil:
All Will Providence we mourn him as the
The Members Lost Tlie'r Tempers Over
tho Tarifl' Bill The Body Adjourn
Because of it.
Special to JontNAl..
Wasiiinoson City. July 2u. There
a bio, light in tin- Senate today ov.r
the tariff bill. Hill. Ve-t.
spoke with mu.-h temper.
The t.Vnate ad loiimed over untii Mon
day to give tint? for the excited passions
to cool off and in order also that the
people might be heard from on the ques
tion. Unles.- there i- a pressure brought to
bear by the people there is no telling now
! when the tariff bill wi
HAPPENINGS OK THE HAY.
I'onaeo. K .. had a sin
eartli ipike Thursday morning.
The pomiii.L of Massachusett
bright and glittering star, that led us , nominated th -ir State ticket
throuzh tbe perilious days of the past, to
the glorious return of Democratic supremacy.
.1. A. Smith. )
K. A. Whitaker. Com.
Samuel Hudson, S
The following weie appointed delegates
to the various conventions:
State Convention Delegates: T C
Whitaker, E L Houghton. L Dillahunt.
Jr.. Sam'l Hudson: Alternates. J F Noble
A C Bent. F W Dixon, and Z T Koonce.
Judicial Convention Delegates, II C
Fosoue. J N Foacue, .1 J Simmons. C II
Koonce. J W Woo ten. Benj. Brook. F
M Dixon; Alternates, C I Debruhl, John
Simmons, Ed. Authur, Chas. Jones. J A
Smitb, A F Cox and Geo. Xoble, S J.
Saunders, A J Collins II A White. Wm
Humphrey, Amos Askew, (kto K Har
nett, Delegates, F A Whitaker, J E Har
rison, 1 H 1'ollock: Alternate, A 1 lias-
kins, D W Dudley, and F T Heath.
Senatorial Convention: Delegates, C
F Hodnot, K H Hav. O R Hughes, S E
Melton. A Hadnot, F Wilcox, John L
Hawkins, W C JoDes, R A W'hitaker, Jos
Brown, W B Hargett, Jas Bryan, F B
Becton; Alternates, John Boll, Isaac
Collins. A H Wbit, T R Lee, M L Hen
derson, Jno. PotlooK, E E Koonce, C C
Smith, J W Mallard, R L Rhodes, W (l
Fordham. Jr.. J E Harrison. E II Pollock.
J. N. Foscue, Chm'n.
Tlu St or) fhat a Snake Will Grow on
thj Liver of a Snake-Bitten Oog
We have seen it in print and heard it
stated that if a dog is bitten by a snake a
liost n ortein examination will reveal a
and others1 live snake attached to his liver. This
statement seen s to lx pretty gene rally
known but to have very tew lieliever-.
We heard one man say he wouldn't be
lieve it if he saw it.
Capt. D. S. Lancaster, of the steamer
Carolina, had heard the statement and
knowing of a dog that had in the past
about five years, as near as could be de
termined lieen bitten by a snake and
hail never seemed right since that time,
though perfectly healthy before, he got '
permission from the owner, a colored !
man named Henry F-d wards, to kill the I
dog and test the matter. The dog seemed
alnjut to die anyway.
The dog was accordingly hot and an j
examination made in the presence ot the
A Citizen of Fayetteville and a Good
Man For the Position for Which
He Was Nominated.
Dt'NN. N. C. July l'J. II. E. Shaw
was nominated on the ninth ballot. Craven
voting last, giving Shaw thirty one votes.
THE ENCAMPMENT ENDS.
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nominated, ( ravel
to the last ballot :
Shaw last ballot.
The above te'eg
ot the Democratic
X. C. II.
in.1 voting soiuiiv lor
('. K. Thomas.
nuns show the action
Boh Madkins, ,l,e negro rapist of Ala-,"' o1' tlle Carolina and the colored
mance county is to lx hung August 10th. j man. It was an astonished crowd when
The crime was committed May 2'th. j the liver was brought to view. Attached
The Methodi-t local ministers confer-j to it bv his mouth a as something snake
ence is now in session at Rutherford Col-! ,)k gj)out f()Ur jn , th am, at)mlt
lege. It l)eg.m I hursdav and bid fair to i , , , ,
be of rn-eat intciv-t to all" in attendance. ! a liu''c hrulln'1 a lhe largest part as
J..-..-.cr- p- o-
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George Mills, who on circumstantial
evidence stands accused of the recent
atrocious murder of his niece, Miss Iana
Wimberly, near Apex, Wake county,
has for several weeks been in jail at
Goldsboro for safe keeping. He was
taken up to Raleigh on Wednesday the
19th inst., for preliminary examination.
It was held the next day. There were
some sensational and revolting develop
ments. The girl, 17 years of age was en
ciente and since these facts were devel
oped it is generally believed that while
Mills killed the girl it was planned and
caused by members of her own family, ft
is tcougnt Dy some ot trie neignbors that
one ot her nearest relatives is tne father
of tbe child. It is understood that at the
final trial, September 24th, much evi
dence of a very stnsntional character will
be broogbt onu Mills, the murderer, has
an idiotic face and seems entirely un
k State Occasion at Morehead.
The echoes come up from Morehead
that tbe banquet night before last in com
pliment to the officers of the Colfax was
one of the most elegant and successful
occasions ever numbered in the history of
tbe far famed Atlantic Hotel. Some verv
felicitous spe-.-ches wort made, and among
others we hive heard tho response of
Cl. J. S. Carr to the toast, "The State
Guard." spoken of as one of the happiest
of the evening.
Another happy effort on this occasion
which we have beard much compliment
ed, was tho address of His Excellency
Gov. Cair. in responding to the toast.
"The Old North SlaK" Xcws-Obscr
Prendergi a.t was sue' enough when he
knew there was no longer any hope for
saving his neck. Hanging is the right
remedy for such insanity as his.
The cholera i reported serious at St.
Petersburg. Ru-shi. There were over two
hundred cases reported on Monday.
Since July 1st thcie nave b-.-en over l.ol'O
The striking miners in the Jellico dis
trict who have been out on a strike since
April have returned to work at less wages
than they were getting before.
The strike is off in Memphis a far as
the switchmen are concerned, and the
strikers will try lor any position they can
Gov. Tillman says the South Carolina
State Dispensary will le in operation
again in about three weeks. He further
said that the law would lie as rigorously
enforced as before the decision which
Another woman's life is ended;
Like some broken vessel stranded
On the shore.
Rushing madly and unbidden
To the grave;
Not a hand stretched out to aid her
None to save.
She has loved, perhaps unwis
And too well;
And the secret of her sorrow
Who can tell?
Who can know the weary heartache
Of her lite?
Who conceive its utter d:irkne-s
Or its strife?
We only know that all is over;
She lies there
With tbe purple sea weed clinging'
la her hair.
Livid features blue eyes stariug
Poor dumb lips that cannot tell us
Why she died.
None may ever know her story
Or her name;
She has thrown aside the shadow
Of her shame.
She has dared to face her Maker
His alone the right to judge her;
Leave her there.
Mary Hunt MoCaleb.
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And You Will
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Tlie l'rubibitionists of outb Carolina
ar opposed to tbe Slate Dispensary aud
are threatening to put a .State ticket in the
field. It is thought that the expected re
establishment oi' the dispensary may force
It is said that thus far the preseni sea
son no less than forty persons have been
killed by lightning in this State.
The indications are that the crop of
Congressional disappointments will be
unusually large this year.
Sir George Pullman says the stock of
the Pullman company lms never been
'watered.'' If he isn't cartful he will find
his veracity department in bad odor with
Piesidcut Cleveland has again been in
vited to Georgia. This time to be present
at the opening of the Dixie Inter-State
Fair at Macon October 2-5th. He says lie
will try to go this time if possible.
The most talkaave politicians in con
gress are silent concerning the strike; I hey
haven't decided which side to come down
upon. In fact, they probablv don't wish
to come down on either side.
Tho first Northern Pacific traiu !o
reach St. Paul in eighteen days arrived
there Tuesday. July 17; it left Portland
June, 2.1th. On the 17ih the road was
declared in operation throughout its en
tire length for all passenger traffic, and
the freight business has to a great extent
The Democratic Convention of the First
Congressional District will meet at Green
ville, on Wednesday, August 15th, 1894,
at 12 o'clock, M., for the purpose of
nominating a candidate lor Congress.
The Pullman shops are to re-open.
The following notice was posted by the
company on the 13th- -'These woiks
will be opened as soon as the number of
operatives taken is sufficient to make a
working force in all departments."
Seven t -five masked men overpowered
the guards and burned the Itock Island
bridge at Waukomis, south Enid, July
18th, and the soldiers were fired on at
Round Pond. The situation is growing
worse and more troops are ordered out.
Hot words in the South Carolina Tillman-Butler
campaign came near resulting
in a riot Thursday. Friends of each got
excited and pistols were drawn but fortun
ately passed off quietly.
Raleigh correspondent Messenger:
Your correspondent is informed that a
conference was held this week at Golds
boro bv Messrs. Marion Butler, W H
Kitchin", D L Russell, J C L Harris, and
W T Fairclotli. It is said they wish V
F Stroud, Populist, of Chatham county,
to retire ns a congressional aspirant :-o J
C L Harris could run. It is said that
Stroud declined to '"step down." Such
is the report which comes here.
A j Silver creek, X. Y, woman who
started out to earn f 1 for church purposes
contracted to shave her husband ten
times for the money. In relating her ex
perience she said lie was quite successful
in her undertaking, cutting only a few
gashes in his face, which she "puttied up
without much difficulty."
It looks as if Capt. W. II. Ivitchin were
living up to his declaration that he has
abated nothing of his Democratic pnnei
pies. The reports from his campaign are
that he is making Democratic speeches,
except as to his treatment of Cleveland;
and these reports are borne oui by the
face that laudation of him is conspicu
ously lacking in the Populist papers.
Memphis, Tenn., and St. Louis, Mo.,
baye been having earthquake shocks.
Three distinct shocks with vibrations
from North to South were felt at
a. in., on the 18th inst., and a slight shock
at St. Louis about 7:10. The Tatter rat
tled pictures on the walls; rockedchnirs
and moved elishes 0 tables bi(t ii .1 u,u
Advices from !San Francisco fay
that it may be stated absolutely that
overtures have b: en made to the strikers
on behalf of the railr ad co npauies.
which, if accepted I v them will bring
the long pending s'me to a close The
terms offered as a li isis of compromise
are that the co'i.p uv ill take the strikers
back to work, except those who have
been guiliy of i i iun s. The matter is said
to have lieen nubmittod to Debs for hit
An electric railroad pt oject of impor
tance will, it is stated, soon be carried
out in western North Carolina. It pro
vides for the building of a seventeen-mile
road from Uutlicrfordton to Chimney
Hock. The former place is tbe terminus
of the Carolina Central aud the three C's.
The route of the new road is through the
rich valley of the Broad river, between
lo'ty mountains with picturesque scenery
pn all side? Heavy steel rails are to 1
laid and the road etherwise built in a
substantial manner. The building of an
elevator to the top of Chimney Rock
dome, a height of 1,164 feet, ia also a
part of the project.
! the small pait of a man's little linger.
'The liver liad leen partly eaten up by the
thing. Taking hold of its body with a
snlit stick it was pulled away, and after
its hold was brokeu it lived abuiit two
hours. It did not crawl around like a
snake but wriggled about somewhat on
the style of un eel. It liad an obtuse. Hat
bead and a mouth made, not for biting,
but for sucking. In color it is a kind of
Capt. Lancaster put tho parasite in
alcohol aed brought the bottle containing
it to the city; it is now at Dr. Street's
ollice and anyone who chooses may
Mr. J . S. Basnight proprietor of tlic
New Berne Lumber mill, upon viewing
it stated that an occurrence similar to this
came under his observation when a boy.
Tnat a bull dog owned by his people
would kill any snake he saw and had
been bitten more than once and when he
sickened and died, to test the cor
rectness of this same story the dog was
cut into, aud two of the snakes (t) were
found attached to his liver, similar to this
one, only smaller probably a little over
a foot. It was such a remarkable thing
that it vividly impressed itself upon iir.
Presiding Elder F. D. Swindell tells us
that a brother of his had a dog which
was bitten by a snake and having heard
the statement spoken of examination was
made with the same result, one of the
reptiles b.-ing found similarly existing.
Dr. Frank Duffy was sought to give an
explanation and viewing the specimen he
accepted all the facts attending its finding
but did not believe that the bite of the
snake had anything to do with its de
velopment. He identified it a specimen of
tluc Eustrongylus gigas or strongylus
gigas as it seems to be more frequently
written. It is a parasite to which dogs
are subject, and is of the speqies of nema
tode worms. It is introduced into the
dog's system in some way, when in a larval
state and then develops and becomes the
parasite. It has a common name, the
large kidney worm. Medical works
allude to it and speak of its size as vary
ing from one or two inches up to about
three feet. This specimen seems to be an
exceptionally large one.
It seems that any dog and some other
animals are liable to be infested by it,
and the finding of it in snake bitten dogs
is merely a co-incidence.
We quote the following from a medical
"This worm, recorded in the catalogue
of human parasites is doubtful as such.
Pertaining to the same familv a Anchy
lostomum, as its coimiiMii name indici.es
its usual habitation is the kidney. It i I
the largest of the nematodes, and is a
long cylindrical red worm, slightly taper
ing and blunt at the ends. The
mouth is enclosed by six rounded labial
papillae The feraa'e commonly ranges
from one to three feet in length and from
a fourth to nearly half an iuch in thick-,
ness. The male ranges from six inches
to a foot in length and from one to three
lines (a lino is the twelfth of an inch in
"Tbe mature parasite is common in
many fish eating mammals, from which it
is interred that fishes arc the intermediate
host for the juvenile condition of tbe
worm It is Irequcnt in th'' wolf, dog,
mink, weasel, raccoon, otter and seal. It
also occurs in the hog and is reported to
have occurred in the horse, ox and man
Usually it is solitary aud occupies one of
thej kidneys coileJ upon itself.
The worm is occasiona'ly found
in other positions, as the alxlominal cav
ity, the intestine, liver and lungs, but per
haps in most of these cases has been de
rived from its usual hal itation.
''The cases on record of the occurrence
of this formidable parasite in man are of
yerv early date and are mostly doubtful
as to the authentic nature of the worm,
and are all unsatisfactory as t the atten
t:on held at Dunn yesterday.
II. K. Shaw, the gentleman nominated,
is a member of the Fayetteville bar; a
lawyer of ability and prominence. He
was a Presidential v lector in the last
Cleveland campaign, and during the
canvas be spoke in New Berne at the
same time that Wabi-r It. Henry and
Solicitor Pou dnl.
Mr. Shaw is con ited a good man for
the position to which he has leen nomi
nated and a good campaign worker. He
is familiar with both State and National
politics and is well informed mi a'l the
leading questions of the day.
Mr. Shaw knous how to deal with
both the opiDsinji panics, and it is said
the Third party speakers dread to meet
him as thev dread but few men
and it is thought that whoever they select
as their standard beurer he is not likely
to do much in the way of crossing the
path of the champion of Democracy.
The canvas is opening; let every Dem
ocrat fall into line and work for success.
The State Guard Pass Through Return
ing' Home Pleasure of the Troops
and of the Citizens.
The encampment is over. The troops
went through last night returning to
their homes. We arc glad to say tli.U
it is regarded as the Itest encampment
Recognition of a New Berne Lady's
Our talented young ladv artist, Miss
Annie Berry, who has been presiding
over the Art Department of Due West
Female college, Due West. S. C, received
quite a complimentary notice in the Char
leston News and Courier, based upon the
art exhibit of the school at the commence
ment. Appreciative mention was made
of the good work of the pupils, the pro
gress made, and the methods used. It
was stated that ' There has never been
more independent and original work done
in the art department th'in during the last
year." This is a good deal to say as to
results. Of Miss Berry herself the fol
lowing mention is made:
The art display of the Female College
is always one ot the most attractive lea
turcs of the closing week of our schools,
Every year hundreds ot visitors examine
the display and criticise or admire to
their hearts' content Miss Annie A.
Berry, of New Berne. N. O, has taught
the class this year. She is a born artist,
and has had the very highest advantages
and training, having studied in a South
ern college and then spent several years
under a private teacher and in the Art
league of New York. She is not only a
gifted artist, but is a most enthusiastic
and inspiring teacher.
Miss Berry, we are pleased to see, while
at home for the vacation, has determined
to iiive home art students the benefit of
her knowledge. She is now getting up
It might well to recall in this con
nection that when Miss Berry was a pupil
at the New York Art League one of her
pictures was selected by the committee
for exhibition at the World's Fair. This,
of itself indicates the high measure of her
How is This ,'
We observe in The Journal the
Washington Gazette states "Teach had a
presentiment of boding danger and as the
night waned he paced the quarter deck,
longing to sec the light of rosy fingered
morn appear in the eastern horizon. As
he walked the deck of his vessel, anchor
ed not far from land, a scowl was on his
brow, ever and anon, he was heard even
to the Island, to cry out O Crow Cock and
this is given as the oriiu ottheuame.
The natives to this day c.i 1 the place
A clever story tiiis. and akin to the
"Old Roan Horse'' but John Lawson, the
first Surveyor General of N. O, spoils it.
On his map. "the Western Ocean," 1709,
the name will be found writtea Ocacock.
It was in 1713, tliat Teath or Blackbeard
was capture and slain by Maynard.
And also there it is on this map Ronoak
for the name of the Island and Neus for
our river, aid the point of land on vi hich
-Newbern is located Chattoka, as we all
know though there are different ways of
spelling it. However these matters ill
do good as they lead children to search
ing tho history ol the State.
Half century or more ago it was a com
mon occurrence to dig for Tench's hidden
tnasury on the Neuse shore just above
the town. Perhaps some of the holes
made by the nocturnal money diggers
might bi! designate ! at tin's day.
City Tax Levy.
The Board of city council met in spec
ial session and made tbe tax levy for the
year 1894, the same us last year 60 cents
on $1.00 valuation, and $1.80 on the
For railroad purposes there vas levied
a :j)Oc.ii.l tax of 20 cents in tho $100 val
uation and 60 cents on the poll. This
waa in aocoidance with an order recently
passed by the Board of county commis
sioners which is as follows:
North Carolina )
Ordered that there be levied on the
real and personal property subject to tax
ation by the City of Xew Berne a tax ol
20 cents on the $100 valuation; and 60
cents on the poll, for the purpose of pay
ing the interest on the bonds issued by
the city of New Berne in payments for its
Left Pennsylvania for New Betne,
On the east bound train this morning,
that left Durham at 6 o'clock there was
aboard a citizeu of Pennsylvania who was
leaving that State times were getting too
hard for him and he was going to locate
in New Berne. He seemed to be an in
lelligent looking farmer.
The traiu moved off bciore we could
get his name, but he liad on the freight
train with him all of his personal proper
ty two horses, several cows, a lot of
pigs and some dogs, besides his bedclothes
and othei effects. He wanted to try his
luck on North Carolina soil and by work
ing as hard here as he did in Pennsyl
vania he believed a brighter future was
bef re dim. We are always glad to wel
come intelligent, honest and industrious
citizens from other States. They will ilo
well in old North Carolina. Durham
To Reach The People.
Printers" Ink, a journal devoted to the
science of advertising, in au article on
what papers to use to reach the people of
North Carolina, by Mr. J. W. Bailey, of
"In the east the Norfolk (Va i Virginian-Carolinian,
the Wilmington Weekly
Messenger, the Kinston Free Press and
the New Berne Journal (Daily and
ever liehl li the wishes ol the Stale
troops prevail. Camp Vance will be made
the permanent encampment grounds.
Tl e train which bore the troops home
ward was co iiposed ol eighteen cars. It
left the encampment grounds at ten min
utes to six, and upon reaching New Bern
another engine w is called into rvice
and the train moved from here in two
In the train were baggage cais taking
along tbe equipments of each company.
The things used at the encampment be
longing to the State are still there. Adj
utant General Cam rn. Quarter-master
Eugene Ilarrell and C.,1. Smith, remained
over to look afler them.
The soldiers as a rule like it splendid.
at Camp Vance, some say they would
like it still better if trains ran with great
er frequency every half hour seems the
general desire with the men, but ihe fre
quency of the trains and the time of rim
ing rests with the officers. The railroad
officials accede to their wishes lully in this
matter, and the matter can be regulated
as those in authority desire.
Tne visitors at Morehead and the
citizens express pleasure at having liad
the Western N. C, soldier boys there.
Both at the camp grounds and nt the
hotels, they have deported themselves
orderly aud gentlemanly, and added to
the seasons pleasures, the general wish in
that thoy coald have stayed longer.
Cicero Dawson Drowned.
Mr. Cicero O. Dawson, son of Mr. A.
B. Dawson, of Jasper, was drowned yes
terday in Bachelor creek near the Neuse
road bridge, where lie was engaged
The accident occurred while the others
at work there had stopped for dinner.
The young man was heard by a colored
man to cry out but was not reached in
time to be saved. It is said he hud been
troubled somewhat with dizzy spells and
he may have been attacked by one. A
wound about his head was probably re
ceived by striking against a log a he
Mr. Dawson had but recently returned
from Trinity school, Chocowinity. He
was 17 years of age, was the oldest sju of
his father and a young man ol promise.
The faueral of Mr. Cicero Dawson of
Jasper, was largely attended. A number
of the New Berne people went out to it.
It appears that the cause of Mr. Dawson's
drowning was an attack of cramp while
he was overboard attending to the float
ing logs. The rigidity of his limbs when
the body was recovered points to this
Prof. Mendenhall Accepts.
Prof. E. P. Mendenhall, recently elect
ed Principal of the New Berne High
School iuforms Mr. Watson, Sect'y and
Treas , of the Board of Trustees, of his ac
ceptance of the place and that he will be
here in a few days.
We learn his purpose is to open a
boarding house, under the supervision of
his wife, for the accomodation of pupils
who do not reside in the city and Mr.
Watson is making inquiry for a suitable
house and location.
Prof. Mendenhall, will make an effort
to consolidate the several private schools
of the city with the High school, by o'
fering sucli inducements to the teachers of
these schools as will tend to the accom
plishment of that purpose.
We bespeak for him the hearty co-op
erative of our people in his efforts to
build up a first class school.
subscription to the capitol stock ot the ! Weekly) should be used. Each of
East Carolina Land Railway company ; these paiers reaches several goodly small
and to create a sinking fund to pay tbe
principal thereof. Ordered further that
said taxes be collected by the City Tax
collector and by him turned into the city
Craven Oouuty, 5
1 Jas. W. Riddle Register of Deed
hereby certify that the foregoing is a true
and correct copy of an order of Board of
commissioners of Craven County passed
by them at their meeting July 9th 1994.
Jas, W. Biddle
towns and eiieulales well in the country."
Tiie Chicago Herald gets '.ime or a
little fun too: It' the prediction; of some
of Mr. Debs' enthusiastic admirers aie to
be crodited that gentleman will be the
next President of the United States. In
oreler to make the ticket complete John
R. Sovereign should be Vice-President,
with Jacob S. Coxey as speaker of the
House, Messrs. Tillman, Pennoytr and
Waite in the Senate, and Generals Frye,
Randall, Kelly and Browne distributed
through the departments. , !
Mr. Rumple's Drowning.
The circumstances ath uding Mr. J. W,
Rumple's drowning at Port Republic are
that he went fishing on the afternoon of
the 14th inst., and a violent storm came
up. It was supposed he had taken refuge
at a neighbor's, but next morning (Sun
day) it being found that he had not been
there, search was instituted and his boat
found within about fifty vards ol the
house where it had drifted, just in the
condition he had ben using it.
Further searching resulted in the dis
covery ot the end ol his fishing rod pro
jecting upward out in the stream The
rod was pulled up and with it came the
body of Mr. Rumple, his hands tightly
clasped around it.
As he was a strong man and an expert
iwimmer, it wasjudged that he was struck
by lightning aud by the stroke rendered
at least powerless to make any effort for
The physicans who examined the body
say the indications are that the stroke of
lightning was the cause of death, that he
was dead when he fell in the water. All
the indications point this way.
Ease, of Obtaining a University Eduea
The University of North Carolina of
fers exceptional advantages in acquiring
an education to those whose means are
It otters free tuition to bone fide school
teachers, to the sons of ministers depend
ent upon the ministry, and to candidates
for the ministry. It gives time t stUd-
ents when necessary and lends money to
President Winston is now seeking to
make these offers generally known and it
also seeking to obtain lis's of names of
young men who might be induced to at
tend the L'niversity. He hold that a
diploma from our University will secure
for any one a position that will enable
him in one or two years to pay oft' the en
tire expense of his education. IIu says
that expenses including tujVwn need
not exceed $300, per year and $260 in
cludhig, it and as a financial investment
he considers a '-University education the
safest, the most profitable, and the quick
est to yield returns that any young man
The last session of the University was
its 99th and was the most prosperous one
since the war interrupted its work.
The faculty consists of 18 full profes
sors and ten assistants all of whom are
skilled specialists in their departments.
"Pi Uil-l'p" by The Journal Which is
Always In "The Swim."
Tobacco curing has (omiiKinid ,n
The Kinston Free Press thinks lb at 1!
there is no mishap to crops between now
and harvest time that the farmeis will
h ive tn build larger barns.
The Directors of the A. X, X. C. li K.
have declared aitothe '2 per cent di.
Senator lUnsom has secured $.j , ' v ,
lor a quarantine station nt Wilmington.
Kev. W. W. Lewis, Free Will JBaptist,
ot Beaufort, has commenced a protracted
meeting at Vandemere.
The stringency of the times has no
check on the building going on in New
Berne. There is s much now ss in the
most flush times.
Accessions to the ranks ol the pleasiu
sckers at Morehead are daily received.
Among those who passed through last
night going down was a party Irom
llollowell and Peterson of Gol dsh am
wno have run so many dollar exeuision
irom that city to Morehead will run an
other to go down Tuesday, August ltih
and return the next evening.
The LaGrange itemizer of the Kinston
t roe 1'ress says twenty-three people ar
rived Monday seeking the healthful waters
of Seven Springs, and that there are now
fifty boarders at the Springs.
Rev. J. W. Mac Namara of Virginia
hag accepted a call to the Church ol
Christ at Washington, the vacancy of
which was recently created by the resig
nation ol Rev. D. W. Davis.
Another successful German was held
at the Atlantic Hotel Morehead Tuesday
night In front of the Hotel at the same
time the Baptist church had a festival.
Tbe crowd in attendance was immense.
A sham battle was one of the features
at the encampment Tuesday afternoon.
It was about an hour in duration, and
very interesting. The rain which we
had in New Berne that afternoon did not
legin there until the battle os over.
B. G. Green, a negro man from Cliarles
ton, is in tbe city soliciting work. He
has both legs cat off at the knees, but he
manages to get around and does consid
erable work. He re-bottoms chairs, does
upholstering, and general repairing of
furniture. In this serious disability, he
continues to do all the work he can with
out appealing to charity, a woiti y lesson.
One of the most successful and observ
ant business men of North Carolina, who
has been at Morehead City a week or two
expresses the opinion that Morehead is
destined eirly to be one ot the prominent
towns of the State, and one of the leading
summer resorts of the South. We be
lieve he is right.
The members of the Slate Medical
Board which has been holding an ad
journed mieting at Morehead City to re
ceive and act upon applications, passed
through Friday morning returning to
Mr. J. L. Hahn who returned from
Morehead yesterday reports that the big
crowd there are having great enjoyment.
He was with a party that sailed down t
the light house the previous day trolling
as they went. One sero caught, weighed
twenty pounds aud it took two men to
pull him in.
The Free Press reports that J. H.
Darden has tobacco that measures six feet
and three inches across, that N. L.
Hemby showed the editor two large bolls
of cotton, one of which was grown and
informed him that the prospect was good
for a big cr )p, and it also mentions that
W. R. Rouse has a turky hen which has
laid 124 eggs since February 1st, which
he thinks beats the record.
The Christian Teachers Assembly will
be held at Littleton next week. There
will be addresses each day by ministers,
and others. Low rates are given to
members. The certificates of membership
may be secured alter arrival at $2.00 lot-
gentlemen teaohers and $1.00 for lady
teachers. Rev. J. M. Rhodes President
of the Littleton Female college will give
all information wanted.
Tne season at Morehead continues to
be a good one. The Atlantic Hotel has
gone beyond 800 guests nearly double
the number attained to last year. The
New Berne House and all the boarding
houses also are well patronized. And
the best of it is nearly all who go are
staying. This of itself proves the enjoy -
ableness of the season, There is very
seldom a time when the cooling breeze
cannot be had aud the surf bathing is de
lightful and is participated in by large
Ihe citizen of whom we made mention
in yesterday's Jqctrsal, of moving from
Pennsylvania brought with him six
horses instead of two as we mentioned.
He has no another car load of effects on
the way. All good citizens are welcome
to our State, and the resources in this
Bection for future development untold are
therefore making a most desirable field
for prospectors and all industrious class
es. State Superintendent of Public In
struction John C. Scarboro, states that
un cJbhiiren out of every ten never at
tend any private school but are depen
dent upon the public schools for their
education. This shows the need of mak
ing the schools as good and as plentiful
as possible and of extending the time of
tbe school term to ae long a period as
can be done.
Till! FIRST IN SEW BEttNE.
loiinial Office Takes tbt Lead
in I tiliing Water Power. "
0 l was 1 he exclamation
tin ued on (he little giant
del- yesterday to drive ihe
1 hi li the JotTHNAt if "
i hen all 1
ail 1..1.1, iR no larger
i.'i. hut w ben the water it
miniature being of irtSn And
and the big press Uegint
c ami sluiflles off at a ruold
turning Ihe papers out as Cist aa ft
put 111 and tilled to th -in
a Yerv ti-.v hours by
1 "in, Mr. ('. B. Toy,4'
" ! the W dcr Workt
'! ,1 a dud. '
M' 1 I'll III
-I cl goes 1 1 1 1 .11 111 i ri
o revolve ami
1 10 v ( : 1
' '. id u
ll'l:' t ni l
I ! I - i 1 1 1 - m
an. a n
Mini '1 1 lllrl , 1 1:1
F.iy oU'ered I
all cixili i in c
he took I:. ,1,1 ,
all e pi I 1 ,.,
Will tli- w .'. i
a, I inon
li, an a
I mix in which it'
of ihe appear- :
liece of practical
its merit Jtff.
to the Journal,
A 1 1 1 1 1
and I rust to results. 'With
in In in, . h inicnl ingepuity
1 : 1 lie job ami. contrary to 1
. ii was put up, connected
nan us. put iii opera- 2
IN p. 1 lonnanco was
in ,1 perlcct ms could bar-
I ur 1, u-n hi ss men called '
' iw 1 uiiiiii.g, and they
a ' 11, a ess
bl- evening was passed at
I .ill yesterday and th
s liut programme ren
in -rl s.
i.y. " The Gfimb
Messra StallinZS. 1
At Hie V. M (J
A very clio;il
the V. M. :. A.
(Ill , 1 la , 1 1 ,11, -,i I m;i,
Tlie lollow irg i
Sol. 1 -Miss U
1 11-1 l i. 111. til d
an I liil,,id
Sol, 1 u 1, !i
I tci ii f i,
llaiei. In 1 k
l1-ill'tl:i. ' .
Ln ay ieiidili.,11 was line but we Will v
r,f'-r i" bn two of thosn who partlci-. '
paid. Mr-. Mill, of WiJw.11, and Miaa".
tiiy, of Washington City. ' '" . '-.t
Mrs. Hill delighted all with I icj remarks-'
bly line vocal p, n , r, an, I Ihcir perfect
culture. Her voi, exceptionally plea-
ing and she executes the most difficult
notes with ease, appearently without
effort. She enrored repeatedly. V '
Miss (ii-.iy, I, r . nc ho young, Jaft -
r liter ol ie ih oi usual ability. Her
irlielit.-.tioii is disi iiu t. and her empbasia
well pl.,c, d. Sin- sli.ovs plainly that aba
studies 110I -.imply tin! words but tba '
meaning of what she recites. She Seem- "
ingiy puts bciNell 'right in Ihe place of tha -V:
character she inipers mates and should
she choe to 111 akc a sp- ially of elecu
tionary effort .she could ( :i-,iy take a lead- -ing
Miss Corlnne. Harrison at the Natloaal '
Teachers Association. , ..
Tho National Kdu.:a I ion d Association -in
session at Asl.iuy I'ark, N. V., is at-
ie,id,-.l bv live thousand or more teachers - -the
South I, in;; well ii-p'.-scnted by such".'
"o n a Henry A Wise of Baltimore, '
Presidents of si.-il- I niv.-rsilies, State '
Siiperinlen lent ,, Public Instruction
A c..ri-esp.m. lent of the Ne ws-Obierver- '
Chronicle writing under dale of .July 14th
gives the following phasing mtntion of ft .
Xew P. rue young l:i ly tivichcr who has
111 nle .pule a high reputation lor herself -
ill t be clucal ion a.1 w oi l. I:
"The first, paper ( o, lay' was a superbcOP
triliulion by n m, ruber of the North
Carolina Teacher.-' Assembly, of whom
we fi ll proud Mi-s ( 'orinne Harrison,, . V
upon -What mil,,- what mars the
teachers. Il w a- i philosophical exposi- -
tion of requisites of true education and
the true teacher, and with her marvellous
enunciation, c-.crv word was distinctly '
vasl st 1 m l lire,
Ha '. ialed
greitly and fill--
N ar aii.lem
, S. I Mr ( oil
: had his barn.
: (iii intil o , ,
night, with a I
lire in,i pi ire
I -t a I lei .1 run.
Th i - is t lie -
has had in eight
case has he any
place. Mr. M.
that it is inc. nd
1 living near Van
1 onlaining a consid
i'ii; burned Sunday
it about $200. Tha
, b .ui, midnight and
roinl the Mr. McCotter
un mi hs, and in neither
-now ledge of bow it took.
.Iter is prone to lielieve
aii-in. since he has no
neighborhood that he is
enemies in t h-'
aw are of.
The previous lire was the burning of
his gin and girl mill valued at $1,800.'
In both instances theie was no insurance
which makes Ihe lo-s quite heavy.
Nrw Heme IMsiriel ('inference.
New Kern, i-tiut ('(inference of tba
M. I-:. . Iiun h will be held in Trenton the.
beginning of nevt month. On Wednes
day, Augusr l-t. the Sunday School Con
ference will be hclu, and be immediately
followed b ih, District Conference. Tba
Conference i- i r. ie, to close Sunday,
August :" 1 1 1 .
The A. .V
usual r. din i- I i
to A iigu-i :
I.'. K., will sell the
i , nind trip I ickets to
-ale Irom July 31st,
tickets are to Cove,
From Monday, July 30th, to August
3d, inclusive, Prof. J, Y. Joyner, of the
Normal ani Industrial school, Greens
boro, will hold a teacher's institute at
Kinston for the public school teachers of
Lenoir county. By an act of the Legis
lature of 1891, it is made the duty of all
the public school teachers in each county
to attend these institutes. The last day
of the institute will be given to the gen
eral public, that the people may be im
pressed as far as possible with the impor
tance o united educational effort.
Will Open Sept, inher lt.
Mi i s. Mcw ai i A. 1 1 ugh. f, Proprietor
of the natlaw k i Hold propose to have
it open by tie liisi ,, September.
They Inwe -crimed the services of m
first class ho;eli-t, Mr ). W. Everitt, of
Canton, hi. .. as manager, and have or
der,: I thru luiiuiuiv. li is shortly ex
pei led to .oi iv. mi. I the work of furnish
ing will be pii-ln d w ill, igor.
Messrs. Stew. oi ,,jid II, igi.es go into the
business with th, 1 1 1 -. . 1 1 . , , . of running the
Chattuwka a- a l.... i -hoiild bo run aal
of giving -all I. n !,' all patrons.
I'..r Ou r I ilt Vears
Ml'.-. WlNsl.'', : ""TIIMI SYBItP
The Trustees ot Trinity college has hr,n n-.di.., In I. ben teething. It
have to do, their worlr. of electing a sue- ' sooth, s the child. f ol u ns the gums, allays
cessor to President CrQwell over again as j all pain, cures w-ind colic, and is the best
Prof. Denny, of Vanderbilt University to j remedy lor Diaii ho a. Twenty-rive cents
whom was tendered the position, de- a boi tie. Sold Uy all druggists through
clinea it. out the world. jull8dwlm