1P&) ftf 1
$1.00 Per Year
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS.
Single Copies, 5 Cents.
NEW BERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, JULY 18, 1895.
' '-' : .
t A - : If A. I A
C-utori Is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infant a
And Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphino nor
Jr..' other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute
.for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
. It is Pleasant. Its gTiaranteo is thirty years' use by
' : v ." milions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms and allays
V feTerishness. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd,
" cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria relieves
teething troubles, enrcs constipation ami ilat iilvnry.
c v- Castoria assimilates the food, regulates tho stomach
V'l ' and ' bowels, cirinsr healthy and natural sleep. Cas
toria is tho Children's Panacea the Mother's Friend.
-fMnh liTrrllratirillrtiin f r
tin HaUntabu repeatedly told roe ot iu
. - v - Ds. O. C Obooou,
: - LnraU,HM.
"CMMri. to tfc ramdy for children ot
liXA I T1ii.'1 I kope th tUy to no
I wfll atxnider the rel
B OutarU liv
t of ttotMrioaaejaack Boatruma which are
, by forcfaf ophiTn,
; lyrtxp and other knrtful
Aon themr throats, thereby erartim
Pbu J- r. KnovsLOs,
i - : TVe (Muf C wfiil. TT If
L. H. Cutler &
ft Wrt wtoinbn
in n -A - J
r - 2 ; ; Jke Asimrtaf s tJ (kit araspcroii Coflef
PVjor LArfrei. ConilllodkKis Ihiildmir.
v . -heeUUtfoi influence. ClAaeical, Scientific,
1 .A vr....: Tv rfo
t.Vir. f-.yr, wi f
11. .M JUIUWj ICINUIUICUIA, XAIUCKD II J. rNH-lci v Aa l,t 1 U.S. . -e I ' 1 1 l.l I 1 i.
Fox OATAijoemcs Address,
Hact anl Claj Peas.
A Limited. Quantit y
BLACK AND ,CLAY PEAS.
'-!--. GERMAN MILLETT.
I ft- At ChAs. B. Hill's,
New Bern, N. C.
NOTICE of SEIZURE
. - 3Titbtok, X. C , Jane 12th, 1895.
"Notice is hereby given of the seizure of
tbeX'rftowmg properly for violation of the
- internal Kveaoe lairs, Sections 3:J03, 3305
' "'rjoii 10th, eleven packages of corn
wbbkey seized mt ihe rtistiHery of Duvid
' Palters. w, No. 2065 at 'ancboo,
, -. .-Judo 12tb, three packages of coin
-whiakeT seized at the bar of John I).
' Diukinft, New Herne, N. C, from the iiis--
tilleryof mid Duvkl W. r.ntterson, also
two packages or com whiskey from the
BsfaUerf ot J. A. Patterson.
Any persoa elaimin; any of said liquor
' is hereby eotified to appear at this office
: ia the ehj of New Berne, within 80 davs
' from the (late hereof and make such
eUiroain the maoner and form prescribed
bylaw or the 9aid property will lie for-
- joueu to toe u nneu r-utu-ss.
F. M. Simmons, Collector.
By W. T. Caho, Deputy Collector.
jdn!3 dl 4
NOTICE of SEIZURE
New BERN, N. C, Jnnc 20th, 189".
Notice is hereby sivea of tltc seizure of
yitbe foUowing" property fur violation of
Ute lmerna: tievenue laws. Sec i ions
aad 8305. to wil:
T - Jane 18th E'eyi n packages of Corn
Whiekey seizrd at the distillery of A. B
.. Oampia. No. 2918 at Allunee, l'amlico
eouflty, N. C, alao ttr Copper SiilK one
holding 100 gnllons, the oilier GO nations
i .. water' raeasurenwnr, togftiu-r with the
' r'capa, worms and fit lures belonging to
. aid stills. -
" - Any persoa claiming any of said liquor
otner prooerly is hert by notm il to -.
pear at Ihts office in t b-city otewtni
within 30 days fiom the date hereof and
makench elnims in llie maiiDer anl lorm
prescriheil by law, or the sai.l pioperty
will be lorfeitd to the 1'niie.l Studs.
F. M. Simmons. Collector.
By W. T. Caho, Deputy Collector
' .- jm 21d1l w4t
. PET STOCK YARDS,
for their immense cat
alogue to be issued this
-.month. It costs only a
'EGGS FOR HATCHING
-2psia! Prices ca Fo!s.-
F. E. HEGE & CO-,
NEW BERNE, - N. C.
' Cantoria is so well adapted to chi'arvn that
I rrcomruend it superior to any prescript ion
known to me'
n. A. ARCHtn. M. D.,
111 So. Oxford St., Brook lyu, N. Y.
'Oof rihysiciaiis In tho children a depart
ment h&Te spoken bijrhiy of their experi
ence In tbeir outside practice with Cnstoria,
and ejtfaouti we only hare anion? our f
medical sappiies what is knovrn as regular ,
products, yet we are free to confess that the
merits of Castoria has won us to look with
favor upon it."
Uvrru Hospital and Dispensary,
An. C Sum, Pres.,
amy Street, IVo-v Tork City.
MADE FROM PURE PIG IRON
Not one pound of Scrap Iron
is ever used In these goods.
DURABLE, CONVENIENT and ECONOMICAL j
All Modern Improvements to Lighten ,
Twenty different sizes and kinds. !
Every Stove Warranted Against Defects.
Prices not mnch hipher at this time ;
than on commoner i"" of Stoves.
Coll on or oddrtaa
Co., " New Bene, N. I.
, open to Young Men and Young Women.
Noted for ita Christian and home-like
Latin-Scientific Courses. Normal, Busi
i a t : l. .... u..: . : e .
Kii rnr m.u.t,.
GUILFOED COI LEGE, N C
: Comforts !
114J1 jlUl, l.o,
RHINE & CLARET WINE
for ottol nnil (li'lii-iniis siiminer
J. F. TAYLOR'S.
Tin's Space is re
served for J. C Standi
who has recently pur
chased the "Globe Sa
loon from Mr. D. W.
Also a new line of lieaiiliful
Dress Gooils. "Jn picn-s l!iat Set
at -IO CtS-
W. B. SWINDELL 4 I'O.
I have 1 his .
iv 1. x :p 1
ing iiesciiop'i ik in r.siai. :i,
fiixes now due and imp a: 1 ;..r
a p of
; . :;
1m:4, and will sell at pi.ol.c p
ourt llou-- door 1:1 the
lternp. (ountv of Craven a : 1
North C irolina at J'i .. io( k. m-.o.
.Monday Augu-t the -at't. lv'.'" A 1.1
of the sal. I lex X ha- lrii tiled in 'In .
lice of the Clei k of the Sup rid court f
I sml County:
! Axum Skinner. No. - To.x-l .p J
1 lots, l'avie Town, for th. xe ,:-
J HOi, 'ir:. ;::. a-..l -ab - u :
1 Henry Taxlor, '..r xx.e. No 'a
I Township lus a, n - I..111.
W. li. LANK
New Berue, X. C. July 5ih.
, l lilXIKW. lltOIKHTY
Ili.-JMosl il Thnl I sell !.. llie Now
Ili-rli.- MH ision. .itu tines in V.l7.:'
III-1 IK il t .
..j; v ,,.
i - ilfiiv-
li, Fri.lay ui
n ! th.- l.i r-
, .. . ': MH'tit itorrty. hour. ntil tln uiini" 'a:i- i'im ! at .'5 l" :n-
. vx ,- : 1m ' '. .:. X'"a i' :ik- -'.in 1 ct '2 '.
'. -u. Tu Ni'iv lii-niv- tcili: :"' lii'.1 !. '! utt'l
. i r r ' :'. - 'lie tin- vis.it ioix l-,;m n'iv .it tlu ''it. Tii',:
l.-ia- '!.- L.UH-. tht i n 11 : n " a- 1 1 - r t . ( ' v .lil'iii1. "it
n: .i : m n -. '! pitiliei'. ln i- vi i ' kn-"!! in l In- l-'.
..!.r..- . '.- .'. i" : ' k -tirinir tin ni nv.-. 'h'o.- ! i r
j.-.. i a i' i:- ! tf.i ! ntniiUl lomi lucl- 'in tli u: n 1 -tan '.
.. . - .; , ,. a!i al -ai ii'- )url"s in tin ii 1 1 r - ini'in:;- liun-
ir ',;! ,.ir. i mcml nut 1 1 n nu i 'if .1' mi'-, ulio t"U i:
1 i;, ,. - a i !- l"l .'n.' "1 tiif nil in coo nature aial prniii i-C 1 tin-
.vv : ': : .-.' :. i .i K):r..il tli "in-nvv hilH-i'' tliov vvoulil not li:iv n-li
in Ii ' aoic s1it ii .i "ptiMiii-"' anv iiiorr. ui.il tla-y ilain't
. ! ; . t- . ' :i:c i aiiii-iii rwii- cither.
!i-!:r. ' :.- ... i: an I li i'-a n H mix i lieainoi'. in their lliir-l mm: ' l;o'. .5
,! ii . runs, nut '-n hit-, hii: l-y errors.
- - NevN Hern :n tiieir - on. I inning nvnlr
in. hi. i i -'!. soli., i iitoit. ,,,. r M I ii 1 1 :- .iiii ai'. Hi.-!. (Ji ....
. . i -, . N. Ha N. '.. .. it ii, .In) M..i.e li. Mil..'. I.i tin
i a... I Ka-iii'-'-r Kir D.'i ivtuiriit: ! fifth innii'u'. New ilerno seo:i-d anoih. r
1 ;ia, Kapn-u! 'o Mr. II. K. I tees, ; nuii Itcmilo' t in the seventh
ite ;il e;('i.: ui .lie A Pin i Tile 1 nsiiinnee I iimiiiii. wlueh n ;ule the m-imp -t.ni'l 1- t"
....ol II ii' .a.i '' -ii'isiailv ten ilollars ; .j , ,.rn,-:. f.ivnr at the ml ot tie
ill. i i 1 1 1 1 ;:i. Kuenu-ns" Tournu- . fev, nth iinnnj;. At t!i- iiiniiiu ttie 'niK'
.m. W" i i -,m II. Ol.ivia;. i was ralle.l. .Inno. the piteli. r f.r the
. , ,, ,i , , .... n-torv. ; visitors, h .1 t' ea'eli lli 'iiain atal eou'd
. : ; nt. i. ; in iinh -tiii by not remain ml lini-li I he iranie under run
'! In ,,' :.r..;ni. int. ie-t. in . ciieu.is:aife. r.s a te'ei on diniu.ded
,. a v. !'.':- aoi.iis . ee 1 ai . itvais. his arrival liome .11 I hat tla'n. The n s!
of the t -ii in were willing to slay mrr.
it. ni Uncos i-r..ii .1. tinisli the fillip and Imve lovlinr to.la.
A a i : : ee : j'-. p.-ed : lake p '.aee ! 1 nit Jon. s w ,.s i U i r ei. 1 y ii U 1 1. r : n I . o i
!; . i, . j.--!. , o i n an. at i- in ! sequentl- tl ey had lo iel.l to him.
i i i a
"a he ' o
a li. . t .l,o
' " ' ''-
av-t o 't .Ml express taeir
t .id ex p:e-s '. aeir
-s to eti e: .
xp.et Mieh .i ui'e 1 1' at "ahl l.e
m:. i .iea-:au veal to n a. V .1 lae V:.--
a - .Ui- v ;. ihj h r.' tacn.
.th a iitl'e . ilort t-waid- ra .-iiilt
e . oa;este 1 t' a ia. .'.
i -i r oh :i . .'s ii .niii ! i-i.ti
in p h, .pi ite an i.i. f. -li:
j To ! 4 hansel li h Miirkpl. j
'I Me--:--. Wat- n .V I hiaii Is are oinptx in:; .
i " ;
the I -t"i V x oo h n slnetllie Deal' llli'
loo: ot M aid'"' -tiapt uliii h ihev h ivt
n- a- ..n w -h n -house, preieu-a-1
tory t . elian.au- '.t int.. a n.eat uml .'eye-
I'n.h i the mode ui-: the p! ue will
h: -e t ao pa--:i:'i - i-nd ta-ee loxv- ol s.all-.
1'hu s::i;:- xx ..: I.p ahou; twenty in
I The ii u b i . - 1 1 1 -s xv
' t! e In ii k ! u hlir.u' !l
he ( on :i pu ,1 ill'
nii'o. t'loin hieh
the -d. - l a ve hei i i
I.iil Merlins 'avat Iteerve.
The mem 1..P1--. f the late Nexv liern
l);.-:oa Naval Ka-i r.a .-a; t! eir la.-t meet
. , . , . ; ., :
pp, " i I I ll l I .1 i. 1 I U I 1 I . I I I o 1 1 ll ',1 I. -I J i I
leta 1 th : f-iL'ts wl
'.ed lo the di-hand-
j men'. . 1 the Ii; vi-ion.
Tin v a so aiiiio.iiled a committee to
j f.h prop, rtv of the Divi-ioa.
! the p.. iniie.s voted'io pics tit to I.I.
I t'. ' '. dark a.ad to I,:, i.i. T. C.
I Hniels, tie ir .word, a- a in n k of appre-
etaf.o'.: lor their iaitl I'.:! ill 1 i llieient -er-
- . -
Unci, lo I ho Itililf ollojre.
;, v. 15. I! M. ':,!. . : Pollock. vide.
x . . . , :
. i in
U d ca'.e-
a :: . : vi.:t hon.e
I per Disciple
I . .. , , , '
cumcn mie iietc a-ii reiuiiiing io me
I., v. i
I. oil, .
take a p. -t gradu.te course.
M'. Melton xx I . ; . pursuing his sludie-j
ha- !x'. u - i nig . 'lit' c i.u rche- near lex
: u gt -:i -,:i i xxii! n'iia.e to -irve lli.i n
.iiiotbrr veil', xvhi'p li" :- tak:t die course
ill si '.!..'- e. "i axl. HO XV Pllti 1'-.
.ox Mu.ii" Hon.e.
Mr. in.! Mr-. -I. ''. Sta'.'ing- relurne.l
frmn Norfolk to m.iAp -New i.'e'lie their
liome. Mr. -staetug- -vv ii ; "pen a branrh
lllll.sie -tol e h. r" f"l' Anus ,V Burke of
o--. ilk. o.::. -kiv it -a. :' .rm.-r -tan I of:
;i. A. (. otn. l'i .i n ,v i 'rg-.n Co.
"e aie "'; i.i e Mr. Stilling- back
i'i i ex ni" '. - to do xx t
I : p...
Up i von liii i Id i n
Mr. 1. 15. Nivii who -.-..aiiiv moved
i .artei'-. the ta:r I floor ol
il.e buiMing corner Broad and Middle
-;,e. ts ll i-' II ol aif'C-t t-lii'i pleasant ..Hi-
n.-niti.p , '", h c aiimaiids a good
view on Una- -al- ami got- the b nelit of
die bre. z ::..m xx hatever direction il m i V
The sec Td i.i.T .- o, eupieii bv Mr. A.
V. Kk repri-eei ,-ixe ol llie l.de 1 u-ur-
mv l... ol i rgm a. aral the ins: ".if a
liel'e' (VOI'e. b
Mr. A. .1. F:
instir nice aenl.
S iio.lioi-o S. S. t '.in veil 1 1 on.
A Sa.-s'.oro correspondent write?
lue ap r,a. h
-und i v si'h.n
al that placi ;
'ilm't f. nat our Sdin.lay School Con
xer.t .on i.e'.'P. Co:i e and p.arlcipate with
u-. xve i a pi ct -extra; ioaiii!er.t speakers,
among th in Frank Thompson. E-q.. and
K M. Rio-ice ol' lai ksonx ilie. r Sin
. l.-i'j , t' ( ' oa, ret i'i.hmIv II K k'in.' nt
ii,. y.,,ai.,, ,.i- i;i,.i, '.,,,, i ..n,l
"Ti.M l 'm.. : -
dav ih,. -jOih inst..
a .r i ..i..,ei io .,. ',, l- ,. m
an.; i i'..-ing about 1 1 p. in. We ex pete. I
to see rot c and pro rainme from S- crc-
t.rv Ipfotc ih'.-. Sei.d it on Mr.
M if in "
The V. x 11 r.ion In HI. Airy.
I i a Idifot: i" x.pxving while in transit
to M; A::v. -,'pp tinest , onion nl North
( ' a'o'.tia. alter i".' l'i'ig there y ni ca'i go
to Mt. j!:', hp . :r l.l a :e e-p peak one x- .11
lo, k it:. ,i :!':: -s-ai,-: Norih
Carolo p. Te; Virginia and W. -t
Vitgi-t.a. Not "-'.v '1,:- out fram that
point 11 ;:' one ,j. l.tfohv view the
'I', ak- 1 f ifi. ' near I.x t'.'i.l'irg. and th
"1'iPe ., '.- of I' ti' .1: l'attak count v.
- , "1
ght i onia ption
lo dei'p htlul
t en ' .:
I le i ..'.I t 11 -sl
1 , n,t 11. r t up
xv 1- UJi lo
- in u rr
j . e tl I :'- ,paa !1! Hill.
. ,; , ea. ., ;tiee- llllslll'
, - , x r to "' in-: a- niee
. ' .bo,!-, xx ,.; plp.ised.
.... :v a.re no'x about
, , ;: atiifu! iti every-
, i ..,,. . ,1,,. ,i"
-ni: iu- aUvavs ilavi'd a
f i ,, , 1 ,-
'," "''u'nU -VOiU's
A nt.,:. 111
1 : 1 : : 1 g 0 1 .-' .
ii"'. '.er giUH',
aif'.i that! li"
Ill K KOVti l rilllllll s.
Hoaiitoi-I neleiitctl in IIk1 'I n 1 1- Ii I 11 m e
ol Hall Tim ril n . Srorr. 12 In I.
Th :it:ei)'l iuce at tlo l'a':: .mi.!, ds
Thursday afenioon Hi witiu .- the mii.
uanii' l I'.ill i'tlwceli tin' IV . a ri
and Ni'" ll'I'liu U-arn- rl- -oincw li.it
lurlit iiW.D.i In :i .lluW'i'l' i f lam
tlmt onim. n.T.l t- .lr-i.. ,i.it !(.. :v tho
! time fur tli - 'ini" to lie r.i' ImI. Tin' i.ia
nrpv;i!il loralxnu tiii.i' , ; n. 1 1 toi !' an
I lie Hi auin t !.o s i)!aed l.'1'"! oa:i.
ineir on iv li on oie w:
l caieh on'to .lor.laa
thai thrv eonl l not
His., thr .uin.' nid iiik an. I li. Mit..- u.i-
erv well ilonia How lam! va- tru'v a
,.:.,.,. 1 1 .. i.., ,! i,., i , i,,. i u ,.; i. 'n.,.
' ..j,,,,, c.m (J .,;,( 0f Kiaj; li,
tllp ;l , ,i ,, ,1,,, ,1,1;., rike
ti, v. p., , ,. i, ,. s i,,.!,,! i,P ,w
' pecialiy -o in the :ir.-t in.iiii''. ToxvanU
the hi-l". Joins did Ik tier and held liiein
i down a 1 1 1 lit-.
KUAN 1 1 STAN" I ri AVI
Tom Daniels made a line e.itih in ri u 1 1 1
tie'al, eati hini: a llv hall n a dp al run.
i and he was loudly applauded from the
.T,ek N. a1, the old reiail'le sli-nt -lop.
n.jved a liner that played a tune a- il
j twirled thr.iuuli the air, I ut all of that
;,,,! n "t lm rt . '-.Jin k " fon.jUe-i fil it.
; 13ert KoIk i ts and C. orue Claik in ide
:1 . ITp- ns haUis. They liaadkd the
in.a;,. n,,i.,K'Q i'. ., . , , a' tl,,a I
I was the eatih . f lite ",k v-ei a per" made'
; ,v Cu-o. Iiat-el of the visitors and hi-Ion-
' throw io tir-t 1 a.-e, n.akinu a douhle play. ;
! The last 4 inniri:.-of ti e uau.e were
ipiile interesting, hoih te .ins pl.ix ny ood
. ii ...;n i... ;.. r ii..,..;.,,
IJIll.il! II III lit SlU HI H'l 'Ml in. .S. II , l
scoiti: 11 Y INNINC1S
1 2 M 4 5 (i
i Beaufort H n 0 0 0 1-4!
XewBeine. . .1(1 o 1 u 1 n ' 1
I'littene-: For Ileauf .r; lone- and
1 low la ml. For New Borne .Ionian and
j Fir.-t Ixi e en lad- if .lord .n oil',
! Jones 3. Sniii k out by .lor 'au ii; h
j Jones One l.a-e hit Ni I'.erae 1.!
! Xeal; lieui'dn 1 . Tw b - hit -
: ex lterne 3. I ) oi .e . Ito1 n r'- an i t l.ris.
l 111 pi IP t . (.,. ( I a Ik -I I . . gl IIP I til I
1 -aiisiacuou in i.niu le.iins in iu- n . iseui-.
Tlir.iit nil Kit rs ico ii ii i n
While tho Huso Hull liniiii- W. in
l'ro(rrp An Arret Umlf.
An occurrence, n-Ucli lo lie r, gixtte l.'
, took place at the Fair (rounds Thursday
' while ill'-- L'tinie of ball wa- in ptognss. i
with the pa vers m uml uni. ihe ili-es-p-i;
room where their citizen -nits w re lefi
xxas enlci'id anl some ol ihe picket?
j As far as xv e have learnt d there were i
: f-''r vie! tin-, three of llie citv and one'
I Irom JS.auIort. A pocki t kn ie a id cash j
! was what was stolen, 'flic losi - of the;
Ntxv Bern ia ns x ere small, bill the Beau- 1
lort visitor, xx e undei'iland. xvas robbed to j
llie exlent of thirty dollars. i
I Mr. t.. . . .Ionian, captain ol tne .New
i vmo u.iUn. intensted himself alouslv :
: in working up the case and -ut ce .hd in I
I ,loin sn' Ifl' P '"' ;l White .V Uth :
ot the city, with Ins 1i,.ekpl knile.
I I'lentmed it. lecovend ll and had tin-;
j onVn ll ;u ''st.-.l. I he o n-h r c nl, -sinI. :
I -urn ndcr. d, ?f2.2a xxhich i.e -lid:
' was all he io -k an I implicated a . omp.ui. i
!"' '1"- ho-.vever, dcine- it.
XKW nKRM. I-F.ADS.
I ow Krme Yoimi; Men Alionil in the
F-KAminntioii lor ltrnuruti.t. mill
i AIho l'ir IMi.v.iclnti.
Our young townsman. Mr. C. D. Brad-j
ham. proprielor of one of llie leading
drug stores of the pity stood li s t Miniina- '
tion a- pharmacist liefore the State l'h u- ;
maceutical Associ u ion at Motehen'. I
We are glad In be able to -ay th.t he:
led the whole nuinlicr xxho were exam ,
tuctl. n is ax erage was -a out a ins-, or.
It will be ri metnbereil (hat it was a
; New licriie lioy also, in; j,. e Coiip i. wh
; at.1,; ' 1 '-' ,hu '!:l"i "'
! New B rue seldom tails nf a good ,-p,
ol'd 'u whatever her citiz.'ii- em.i'.
II. A '. rn i-.
Helil WelnelR.v Ihe loili A Fine
Time for nil M hiiW. nl
The pii ll'e of ilia f'a'tll. Ib.pe mi.l
Charily Lodge came -tf mi 1 (uh at D.m-
nenb(,r..-s :anil, ;,u ,r a iag 10 aiim unc .
The -team, r Trent with the merry par-
'' aboard hit In r x harl at 7: t"i a.nd had
a p'ea-ant inn I. the f mil. Tin iv u:i- a
ip ih bank-ol cool oriPZ'' on ihe wax and tli tun 11 1
11 1 -e - it a- il midsummer il was - o 1 limn I, so say the
0 on t!..- m. 11-.- girls, that there wa- a v. iv del g!i l'u!
eoutsing am-xv 1'i'st (Kov. W. II., ab a d.
. , ., , , r , ,;.ri 1 The landing xx as ma, le a I out ten and
; aig ip.'iiniain dinner was spiead in due si a-oti with
abundume and pleniilul variety to 11
fresl. the inner man. Its abundance can
be iudgid from the lact ihal two dinners
'. ; oi.e. in charge weie si eved, one ashorp and ih.- oilier on
x e 11 a ,.ag; up nt, xxho the bntit an 1 vi t iheie wa- a large mpjily
w..ir... and comforts ol food brmU'tlit back.
Alter dinner ashore was ovi r, the pic
. ahe- ' :' W.:n!in"toti nicer- re-embarkeil this xvas tit halt'pu-t
. .1 la lies xxiihonl two xxent 0:1 doxvn the river lo Wilkia
x !k lb trip, son's point in. I then came l.a k. airiving
b;:v -J:;,' I. an. 1 l',e lionn ai il Mo we'd plea.-cil xxilL tae dax -,
; if i 0:1 ;,. the recreation.
1 Arrivals 1 11 tine I :l y .
As an excursion i- t l.e run to ra-
coke in xl Ti u -il iy on the-teanp r Ticnt,
the folloxving item as to the xisitois xxh"
n ' ' COXX oelllg alll ll'lpi 1 UlPIe. XX I I 1 J.IOXP
int. 1V-I ing t" tho-e (On ! e I ll p lill i 11 g the
trip. The item is from the Washington
'" l"1' r i okc Hot ,1 and I ha Tiithi 1 1
House are I 1 1 1 m ik ing a line it-put alio n
this ye-.ir. an 1 the (jieopl.- an ll -cking to
' Iciaoke. List Sat nr. i iv night the Date
carneil so iiassengers and the Aurora XX.
. ' , , ... , , ,
A mini let went down " edne-dav and
, another big crowd is expo, ttd for Satur-
i day night."
Oil I I I IONS (ItNSini 111 I).
All 11 il I - ! I AlKCllilciil A.I :i IM-I'.I
A-iiin-I I lie Ilnililiiiu l 111"' Itl( i
Hi il- s.
i . .
i a a
- in i
pal. idi this
the h : iter on die
le-ta.Il li mil 11-, ill J
- le -ide
ii !ii in ' .1 : V "1 In.' pe. -11
,1 , up pal. hdi hi- i ..in -I
.'. . Tie- i ! a . i : r in. .tier i-
. 'l.e alifl dis'l'VP- to l.e I a I'e-i--:a
'Ilate! V ieV. i 1 !'.'. nil all
e. 'ii-aU'l'alii ai xv 1 1: l..e en
an i ii, p. .r ' a a!
-.a. and da.
n : e.ai . v.
.e, d :
I ... I ii- nl;
aa .11-1 '. he '.V
I he ',1-t .
i i ;i i ' ' 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1
1.1. 'to i!. 'I
it liplOlp pl'n
a l . i- ad ,111. . d
1- not I'lVOlll
e ,,f th,; milt
plau-di.e. 1; r un.pia tioaal'iy, the p.dp'e
at iiiLieaie IP t a- xxeli ol! 1'i-ht cow a-
t ,i y u-i
1 . v ai'.- a' Hi:- -P i- n "I tile year,
1 aii''. er p . oa in;,' to (he unil-ilii!-l-e
upa'lui' xhieh U'evaiied all
ox ei d;e i i a i i : i ' d ii 1 1 no the eai ly .priiu.
wire ai'aind e-n -'a l.ral il v , Some .1
the earlv e liihaj;. s i;:iu the fortunate
planter- a char plolit of ovir one l.un,ll'ei
am I tinv dollar- pel' acre, ha! that xvas
a'.i "lit lln only crop that did ixivc laney
1,111111- !hl.--ea-on. Potatoes, tl'.e oreat
-taud-l.y, i ut short in ield, were I'athi r
lale in iialni'iiio and in eon-i ipieuee low
in pi"., e al-o. So on the who e tin re ap
peals to lie some loiinddion lor the plea
.f i his not b in j a laxaeahle t in. e for the
ii ovc i. . ir. on ae. mi 'fihe limine, s.
Hat. 1, t t be reii.eiid ere 1 that the
ii oi.ev is not to pome out of the people
ihi- x.ai' Th mo: pv for it will Ikj miv.al
h I...: d- and the hui di' ot the brid-jes
xx iil put the liioney pa'nl out for its eun--ti
iii-i i. n int.. i : ii '. 1 1 1 1 1 o i atal make time?
ihal n il h l iter. Tae payment of the
'. r.l- aad ol ih" irtere-t ujiotl them will
be u'saiiuul the deht created ill, tinder
in, lie, u- inali'.o; nieiit. he I'.'dtleel an
nually just a- the old deht ha- lieen.
Neiti er the estimate- eavcu nor the crit
icism a'. out then amount, to miieli as
Xet. I.ecaii-e lieith r the exact location lor
I'm !ii'n!'!c nor i he pi. in- f a' it have lieen
m tiled 1 1 1 .ii. Jj fore matters prnee d
too fir. c..iii.'t( nt nu'cliaiiics will niake
the proja'r surveys and estimates-, with
plan- and speeilieal'ons. so that it will lie
dei isixely known what kind cf a bridge is
to l e built and what the co-t is co ba. At
liiist one builder n cp. ri. nee think-thai
good hrhlues can la- constructe.l at the
co.-t i on by llie coi l'e-poialeut or le.-s.
The survey- wi 1 le tt- I'm inc.
We think xeiy f xv pe .pie will agree
xx i h ' V.iiieehoi'o"" in hi- idea that the
benefit ol -ui-h bridfji-.s will be insietidi
cant. The man xxho now lias to halt his
veh'eles i.ppo.-ite the city and pay ierriaye
for himseil and oa what he is bnneing to
market and then pay ferriaue en his pur
chases culd then dnve right into ttecity,
m ike li s st'es dti e-' t Iroai his wagons
xx ithoiit t he l'ep :ui d 1 an llir.gs load up
i itli his pU'diuscs an 1 drive straight home
witho.it thi- lax up ni h:s uiovemen's. If
there are many nu n xxho would receive
his heiielit that xvonld count it "insignifi
cant" we are mistaken.
The lietter fa- imies lor 'z- ttin-r to market
would ai o a e i idianc- th ' de-irah'eue-s
va'up ol :
Th - in
"can. I die eon-cipient money
1 real e-lale tlm- opened up
.-it to our mind won d u..t be
ai'lieuu'" ieatme hv anv
Tl p h ,re.sl
p:;. I',.' l.e
one 1. 1 lap ue
p of paving the taxes in
t- an. I int. i e-'t on i hem is
' i in prps-ivu points made,
pon.-idei-a' ion. But let it
not be toig iiteii. that, in all pr ibabitily
xx e xx on'.l have -oine I elp Irom Patnlico
eoitnty. al-o that the l ost of maint tilling
lie- free ferric- wh'u h the county now
own- and oi. r d 's could and would lie
done away wit h. and eai li e)ense ended
xvoiild niikp it that 1 11 in-it easier to meet
the expense thai would be incurred ill
building lae bridges.
The idea that the bridge would increase
ihe wra'tli . f the people of N'exv Berue
at the expanse of tl'.e farming population
hardly needs a word of answer.
1 1 t he farmers do not appreciate easy
means ol reaching their home market and
coiinl -lu ll conveniences of getting to and
Irom ;ta big benefit, we never were more
mi-t ikeii in our lives. Some of ihe most
active workeisl'or the bridge are farmers
and xxp know well that one of ihe most
intelligent lai mars of the county stead
fast y maintains that, when the old in
dpi.ii dness o t'raxen couniy was bonded,
it an tin uml suTn-ieiiUy large to build
the Neils.- river bridge had been added to
it and the t rid,c built, that it would have
bC'-n p.asii r, owing to the development
ami more iapi.1 prngie-s and sound m
cr. a-e in the value of properly to have
paid the whole amo'. nt than the old debt
by ilsplf. and xve are inilimd lo be
lieve the firmer wa- right. -
Bo h city and c uintiy would be bene
fitted greatly benefitted by such bridges
and by tie w an I improved highways.
Coo 1 lacili'.ie- for local travel are .just as
inipoilant factors in the ih velopment ol a
c -unify as coniiictioil with the outside
world by railroads and -teacers and the
countiy that does not realiz.: will Iind
its.-li 'tu'king iu one of th-i I'ssenlial ele
ment s of p; ogri s
(load bridg. s and good roads should
b" t'oiin 1 xx her. x ,-r thc are ne'-iled and
ihe quicker iu tva-on tlu x can be -Ssiurxdj
the b. tier.
MA It It Mi I'KUETKRT-l.tlT FENCE.
A Now Style anil Very Irotty Con
slriK'l.-.l by J. 1. . tVillis.
Mr. ,T. K. Willi, proprietor of the Last
Carolina Marble Works, hasju-t linished
inl 'edar (irovo c. inelcry, a very pretty
, ta i i-u e around the lot of mir late to-vns-inan.
Mr. Jonathan Havens, ia which he
xx ite. ihe only occupants are
lencc is entirely of beautifully
vim ii --souiiierianii rails 111:11 oie. ihe
ciiib ng is in picci s eight and ten led in
h ngth. .me f ait six inches is its perpen
liiciihir mi t six inches ,vide. The posts
are 1' oir feet in total length, about 20 in
ches Icing above ground. The' are
-ii iv Hx'.l The curbii g U oval top and
ile- lop of lie corner po--s are oval in two
dir. 1 tons and tae partial po-ts oval in
o i!y on ? d tecl.o-i to corie-pond 111 inch
pa-, xx n h the curbing.
In the mi, 1, ile of the fi'i -nt curbing is the
name I la veils iu large letter to designate
It is a sound, substantial and durable
I' 11, e and at the same time a 11 eat a ii.l
piel'v one. We expiet that others
mo.lp'led in the same stv'e will follow.
I'vllii.-iu I nsl il I ill j on .
Althe tag ni ir nueling of Athenia
Lodge No. s'. Knight.-ol l'xtliiaa, on Tu s
day tin- hi Ii in-i . . "tistric! IVputy (Jrand
Cliane llor. -I. II. Benton, iissisti d by J.
A'. Wa I pi's a i'l i i g as I i raid Prelate, and
Ce. age ( ; ,,-k i d as (inind Mastel'-:i'-arm
ill-la'led the foi ;, . a i 1 Ig ol i i - -1 .- lor theen
siiirg ti mi:
Past '.'iian- . ''or. E. ierock.
( Iiancellor ( 'oimu naici . Sol. Cohen.
" ice Chancel I. .r. -I. -I . Baxter.
Ptehitp, 'f. J. Bender.
Ma.-lpr ..1 Work. S. II. Phillips.
M i-ter-nt-Aru.-. -f. C. Scabs.
Iii-i.le Cuar.l, W. J. Walls,
i ini-idp i ;-iard. J. (1. Briiison.
The pia -i ii t K.-eper of lh-i-ords ami
Scab, W. I'j. Boyd; Master of Finance C.
Disosway and Ma.-tpr, cf Exchange, Wm.
Coiligan, hold over, having been elected
iu December for one sear.
CAPE HATTER AS LM.ilT HOL'SE'
The K jM'rirnt'nls Perfnctly Satis
1'attory. Tin- riiiiorar,r Frtime I'lanl 11m.
Sloo.l I lie Tom Wi ll I'liin. lor llie
r.'rinaiiriil Si riK-l ii re Ifeiii-f l"re
litircil Khi1II)' as I'o.sllile.
A fexv day- ago -ta'enients xyi re -ot
atloat indicating that re-idt i in the test
pre ar. dory to liiiilding the great Outer
Saoal Diamond Light IIou-c on our.
c a-l xveiasudi as lo discourage fur her
pi oeei il:";-. but e are -latl lo see the re
.o t-sipi iiely eoutradicleal by ( llicial ad
vieps -cut ui, from V'ashinglon by the
f.ight house Hoaid, (hi the 'Jlh hist, the
1! litnl made the following nrticial an
nouncement: "Tnu published statement that the c
pcrieme with the temporary boring frame
plant con-tructe! a year ago on the outer
Diamond shoal oil' Cape llatteris, X C,
ha.- lieen in any xvay discouraging to thees
tal i-lmieiit of a permanent liirht there,
was uuau ihoi i, al by the Light-house
Hood, iind is eontraiy to the fact. The
result ot' this experiment has been in
every way favorable. The frame was
p:aeed theie principally to make borings
and determine the nature of the founda
lion. As wa- anticipated, it was found
that the shoal is composed of sand to an
"After the borings were completed, the
frame and the temporary pla'toim were
left standing, since there was no reason
lor removing them, and it wits tin ught
that obsirvation of the etlect of heavy
seas on a structure of that character
would he valuable. The Light-hou-e
Board is kept fully informed ol the cou
diiion of the btacuis by regular reports
from llie keeper at Cape Hatleras, who is
provide 1 with a strong telescope for the
purpose of observing it, and by reports
a 'so leceivcd Iruiii pissing steamships.
"It is a fact that the beacons have been
damaged by the s-.a, but it is leg.irded us
most t ucoui-aging to the plan of estab
lishing h permanent light that a temporary
s.rueUire of this character has stood over
a year and weathered some violent hur
ricanes and be still far from entirely de
stroyed. However, the iact that it has
been damaged, is a fortunate cireiiui
st.ince. since the nature and extent of this
damage will afl'ml valuable data as to the
force and direction of the heaviest seas
and the form which the permanent struc
ture may take to resist them.
"Another valuable piece ol information
derived from thi- beacon is that theie ap
pears to have been no scour uround it or
sbifiing ol the I ottom, siuce with all the
damage it has sustained it has cot settled
'The plans for the permanent structure
are being prepared as rapidly as possiple
in the Lijihuhousc. Board.
EX KOI. I.K.I) A FKit I'Dl'I.KXT LAW.
North Carolina I.(i.lnt lire Ofttrera
IntlictOfl for Violating: IuliCH.
On Thursday the grand jury of Wake
c-unty superior court returned a true bilk
againt J. X. Brown, enrolling
clerk of the Legislature of 1h9o, and
S. P. Sattertield, principal chrk of tae
House of lfepre.seutatives. for uulaivfully
and wilfully violating the duties i f their
respective offices by permitting a certain
aci, known as the assignment act, to be
enrolled as a public law, when in truth
and fact said act h id never passed the
three readings required b' the constitution
of the 3ta'e. but the signatures of the pie
siding olljeers of the Legislature were
secured lo it bv li'auduleijt means.
The Legisla'uie, as is well known, was
coul roiled by Populists and Republicans.
II At KHI KN 4 WII.I-ETT'S OAJ)
Anil the liooil Example They Ke( to
the Host of Ihe Coqnty by Bqillinr
'Good roads are n very important fac
tor in the development and presierity of
a country; they a d maleiially in the pro
motion of commercial intercourse, oco
nomieal transportation and the develop
ment of internal resources. No better
illustration of the henetiis of a good
roadway has come 10 our notice ol late
than an inspection o! the splendid road
constructed by Ves-re Ilackburn l
Willed t of N'exv Beine brought to our
notice. 1 hese enterprising gentlemen at
tin ir own expe'irse, (in order to facilitate
ihe transput tai ion of truck fro in their
mammoth farm) have changed a toad that
xvas conspicuous for its lack of bottom
and superabundance of mud holes into a
magnilicent drive, over which one hoie is
able to do the same draying that in form
er limes required the services of three
animals. Good loads pay; poor ones
mean extravagance and waste.''
The above notice of a work performed
by Messrs. Ilackburn & Willett a little
over a year ago is taken from the Jack
sonville Times. The enterprise exhibited
by these gentlemen deserves the commen
dation it receives. We hope very soon to
see the similar work which our citizens
commenced by subscription on Xeuseroad
near the c'uy completed. Cannot the
in iter lie buried ? And if it can be started
again noiv cannot the prisoners now in
Jul Ixi ii-ed to do a good share of the
THROWING MISSILES IN TOWN.
The Orilinniire Attaint this I'ernl
lion. I'ractioe Should be lliroctly
Knforcpil-Sample ol lt Evils.
Editor Joirsal: Your item in
Sunday's Journal, relative to the loss of
an eye sustained by a boy as the result ot
'chunking" by another small Loy, affords
another oppoitun.ty of calling the special
attention ot parents lo tins very perni
cious and dangerous practice indulged in
by the small boy, and not a few of larger
grow i h.
Children should be taught that no
amusement or sport, so called, is lawful
when it works injury to liersou or pro
A few days ago the writter saw one of
these sweet li'tle Cherubs, chunk an oys
ter shell and it gli'led on the wings of the
wind through a store door, and just
tni- sed the head of a man who was sitting
in a chair, had its course been a little
lower; there probably would have been
another eye put out. This same little
cherub, a few minutes after the above oc
curred, tried his hand again and struck
another boy with an oyster shell, but he
did not escape the clutches of his victim,
who gave him a gentle hug and a thump,
whereat the sweet little cherub staned for
home yelling for all he was worth, to tell
hi mother of the bad boy who had been
"messing ' with him. This is a bad habit,
and the crime for crime it is, should be
broken up by the city ordinance against
it. and the offender punished by line.
If there xvas a strict enforcement of a
regulation of this kind it would suppress
a practice, the indulgence ol which is dan
gerous to person and destructive to pro
perly as the many broken panes of glass
in various localities atte-t. Smith.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for Cuts,
Bruises. Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever
1 Sores. Tetter, Chapped hands, Chilblains,
Corns, antl all Skin Eruptions, antl posi-
' lively cures Piles, or no pay required. It
is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction
; or money lefunded. l'rice 25 cents per
I box. For sale by F, 8. Puffy, Druggist
STEPHEN C. fl It A A V .
.4 lev Yonr Ajii a New n.-riw AMor
no, 1. 'oxv Moiiim From Hi. Wes
tern IIoiim-. I. i. U lo Ills -liiliM- Linn
Mr. Stephen (
w.is h cated here
. xx bo tot
ill the pia.
ri i li
ll tl e
I ja 1
prior lo cniering u.on l i- p
tile New Iiel'lle 1 oli. la' .
pleasantly remcmberid by
and by host- of fiiends, a- is a
niing wife, nee -Ml-- .Man I
native ol I his citv.
I'ol --loll I.I
our i iliy.'Mis
l-o hi- char
Am y el te, a
The inducements of a tine oneiiinir led
Mr. Ilnigiw lor axxhi'e to make hi- home
out West but we are glad to -ee Ihal the
attiac'.ions of hi- old X"ltli ('ooiina
home are s i strong thai he lm-decide I to
come back. He niakss hU (iilure home
in hi- native town Washington.
From the Washington Mes-eng. r wo
lake this notice of bis coming and of In
npxxard career since he has been away.
"The Mes-enger take- pie .sure in wel
coming liii' k io this city our former
townsman, Mr. Stephen '. l!r igaxv. who
will pr icticfi his prole ion, the law. in
this secli- n .Mr. I.raga- several years
ago went 10 that thriving; Western city,
St. Louis, connecting Inms 11 with the
Gilbert, Elliott Collecting Co . an I
e'ected piesident of that company, w hi- h
position he will now icsign. He was also
a niembi r of the large law firm of Tous
sig, Bragaw, Knglaud xfc llinton, who e
reputation for legal acumen is wi.le'y
kn-.wii iu the West.
"Since his decision to remove from St.
Louis Mr. Brngaxv lias received an oiler
of copartnership with one of the largest
and best knoivn law tirms in Xew '.uk
City, but his desire to reiurn lo and ie
Oiaiu in his native State induced him to
decline this oli r.
"On account of his health and o'her
reasons he will dispo e of his inn resis in
St Louis ami give his exc, u-ive lime and
attention to the practice here. He read
law at our Slate I nixersily and has lm. n
s'owly but surely climbing the ladder ol
fame since tl at I in.e.
'Washington feels proud of her young
n on and the Messenger wishes hun abun
dant success. Mr. Bragaw will oc.-upv
the oftice next to the C,.a ite on Market
I1KAIII OF UBS. JAMES E. MANN.
Widjowofthe i.nle Ir. Maim. Former
Pastor or Centenary M. E. Church.
' From an earthly Sabbith to the eter
nal bubballi. was ua icu on -ngels wings
VeSterdaV. at one o'clo k. i lii- siiinl nl'i
that g od and Ingldx is'eem.d t hnst.aii
latly, Mrs. Maitha Mill, r Mann, ie id of
the late Hjv. James E. Mann "
Thm the Twin City D.iily Sentinel nf
Winston Salem iu its issue of Monday
the 8th, aunounces the dtalh of that
estimable latly, the widow of a former
pastor of Centenary M. E. chinch, New
Berne. Her husband, Dr. J. E. Mann, it
will be rumemlieri d, iied in attendance
upon the general conference while pastor
of the Xexv B. rne church.
Mis. Mann was in her oTlh y nr. Fixe
children survive her.
Atlanlir Fire I'ompany ltesolntion.
Whereas, the great ami siipieme ruler
of the universe has in his intitule wisdom,
removed Irom among us one of our es
teennd fellow member. L. 1. Chun-hill,
ami whereas the long and intimate rclal'on
held with hun in the di-chai'ge of his
duties in this Company as a fireman
makes it eminently befitting that xve re
cord our appreciation ol him, tlurefbre:
II-solved, that the ability which he has
exercised in the aid ..four Company by
service will be held in grca'.lul remem
brance. Kesolved 2nd, that the sudden removal
of our brother bom our midst leaves a
vacancy and a shadow that will he deeply
realized by all the nn inbcs and friends of
Kesolved. That with deep sympathy
with the bereaved relatives of the deceased
we express our hope that even so great a
loss to us all may lie overruled for good
by him whodoeth all things well.
Kesolved, ttv.it a copy of the-e resolu
tions bespread upon the record of this
Compi.ny, a copy be primed in the Jorit
N a Lt. ami a copy lorixai'deil to the liereaved
J. L. Hartsfiki.ii,
(i. C. .Links,
11. W. Simpson,
NEWS IN BRIEF.
The Kaleigh Visitor says: The Slate
Board of Ethical ion has contiriiipil ihe sale
ami given a deed to C. M. Carrii r, of
Pennsylvania, for 4,000 act', s of swamp
lands in Pender and Duplin counties, the
piice paitl being 5.000.
A Populist school committ e in John
ston county employed .all aucli'ineci to let
out the public school to il.e lowest bidder.
It was knocked off at about ?l'i a nmnth.
says a correspondent of the Smithlield
The State military of West Virginia,
who have Inen under arms since Fii.lay
uight for ihe purpose of suppressing any
outbreak of the striking miners ill the
Elkcni region, were dismissed to their
The electrical industry may be said to
e about 17 years ol age. To-day it is
safe to say that over 1 1,000,000.(1.10 of
capital is invested in it. The greater por
tion of ill's imnii use investment has been
made since the electric railway motor xvas
discovered to lie a success in 1HS8
Moneth Melz, one of the wialthitst
residents of Sinilhshurg, Mil., has been
arrested on the charge ol assaulting the
ten-year-old daughter of John Weller.
The alleged crime xvas committed a xv.ek
ago. Dr. E. L Bishop reports the child
in a critical condition.
In one of the smaller cities of New
Englaud there was an Episcopal church
which had two mission chapels, com
moDly known as the Ea-t End Mission
and the North End Mission, from the
paits of the city wheie they wen; local ed.
Oue day the lector gave out the n. .tic s.
iu his most distinguished high-church
tone, as follows: "There will 1 a service
at the North End Mi-sion at three o'clock,
and at tlu East End at live. Children will
be baptized at both ends."'
The town of Chicopee, Mas-, recently
passed an ordinance which imposes a line
ot from $2 to $20 on any person who
may be caught throwing into any street,
lane or alley, ashes, glass, crockery, scrap
iron, tacks, nails, or any other artichs
which might injure the tires cf bicycles.
Thi country buvs as manv goods Irom
! Europe as it sells in other words xve
swap goods even up. If matters ended
; at that point all would bexxell,' but un-
fortunately we have to pay Europe rjii Ml,
000,000 ill go'tl every year as interest
upon the money we have borrowed from
I them; as the entire annual production of
j gold in the woiltl is only ijM'i.OHiMKlO anv
j lool can see that the end of ihe rope can't
be very lar away. Jacksonville 1 lines.
Rhoiimiit ism Cured in n liny.
1 "Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism am
j Neuralgia radically cures in 1 to :! days.
Its action upon the system is renmikable
ami mysterious. It removes at nin e the
cause and the disease immediately disap
pears. The first dose greatly bent-fits, 75
Sold by Henry '8 Pharmacy, New Berne
J(, C, old custom house building.
OPPOSES THE RIVER BKIIM.ES
Mainly (in Account of Cost.
lint Hay Craven County CillznM Have
Anil- Fai'illtieM lor Reaching (heir
Trade Emporium and If Km Berne
Hills the Hrlili-ii I.et Her Ilulld
I ho in Aloue.
Kmtou JoriiNAl.: We noliee in
oiir Weekly of the 1th iu.t , under a
heading of "Import-nit Improvements"
that "fax Payer" desiies to hear from
other parU of the county in reference I o
bridging ilieNeuse and Trent rivers al
N'e If me at a st of $ (0,(100.
( Ir.hn uily. xxe approve ol all sc'.ieiin s
I ml. i n d improvements wherein lln-re ii
a faint promise of hem lit to out county
eonimen-iiratc xxith the incurred exponse.
Iloxxever, after mature n fh-t lion ami
some invest igaiioii, xxe have com luded
t iat ihi- biiilge building scheme, il pin
ned out xx ill prove more of n disaster than
b, nelit to the peoph- of 'raven county,
and upoii I hese grounds we enter our pro
test against, ih'' pr.ijict and will give our
i e .-on 1 1 lerel, ,r :
I -l. I hi- i- a vciy liuoppoituue lime;,
the financial condition of our people is
such that it wou'tl lie injudicious uun in
i .me fas. s t a'ainitous.
2. id. Tho estimated cost by "Tax
P.iv. i" is only about half ol what it
shnii'd le, unless xve build h rope ladder
bridge, such as are used by the S. A. resi
dents of the Andes.
A f-JO.iMMj I . i i , ) e across the Xeme at
New B'-rne might alf utl a safe passage
for a billy goat in a calm time, but xve
would object to our goat making the
eu-ort unless he xvas heavily insured.
3rd. The beueGl to be derived is utter
ly insignificant computed to the cost,
xxhich wm will show later on.
4 1 1 1 . It would be a inoial wrong to
deceive and disappoint the people of
Craven, who have manfully and honestly
borne excessi xe taxation for a period of
tenly yeais, encouraged by the hope ol
-wing their pount y once lrp- of debt.
An investigation of the Sheriffs books
would t vidence the inability of a ireat
many ol i.ur citizens to pay their present
taxis; it would also show that we are ap
proaching the danger line, where the often
tpiotcd 'leather lias broken the camel's
Yet "Tax Payer" says that we would
liui illy feci the increased taxation neces
sary to equip the bridges.
How anout that ! let's figure a little and
r.ntclhe result. We shall take $80,000
as a basis for costs and calculation, for
tins amount will be nearer the ratio paid
by ihe county heretofore in its bridge
building operations than 4(,000, Ihe ulti
mate by "Tax Payer."
So lure we are, or xxill lx, if we build
80,000 (Ji fi per cent,
Sinking Mind about
Draw keejiers "
Commissioners lo supervise
Annual repaiis 5 per cent of first
Sheriffs fees to collect above ain't
(iiand tolal 12,185
Nearly i of our present levy; it occurs
to us that we would leel this additional
Now for the increase of trade resulting
from the bridge facilities. Suppose xve
siy 42,000 jer week or $100,000 per an
nun! extra, from outside counties, antl that
i.ur merchants realized 10 per cent on the
transaction or $10,000 this would bring
into the county treasury about f 125. The
first goes to balance the expenditure "-"
about $12,000. This may give the relief
to the people which "Tux Payer'' speaks
of, but it occurs to us that it would re
lievo the leople's pockets of money rather
I hail their condition.
ti conclusion we assert that the citizens
of Craven county have ample facilities to
reach their trade emporium and that it
would 1.- unwise ami impoli'.ic to taK the
people as a whole to benefit a low inert-hunts,
a steam mill or two, sqd a few
lalxirers, merely to accommodate or con
venience the residents ol another county.
This scheme if carried out would be a
one sitled affair. It would increase the
wealth of the already rich merchants of
New Berue at ihe poverty striken farmer's
Since it would benprit New Berne ex
clusively, we suggest the propriety of its
bearing the expense.
We therefore ask the rommissior.ers to
inilctiniti ly postpone all action in regard
lo bridge liuilding at the county's ex-peu-e.
A MOTHER'S UIFT.
The following lines were written by a
motlu-r inside a Bible w hich she gave her
liy when he left home.
ltemeinher, love who gave you this,
When other days shall come;
When she who had the earliest kiss
Sh ips in her narrow home.
Kemember, 'twas a mother gave,
To gift to one she'd die lo save,
rind mother sought a pledge of love,
Tin- holiest, for her son:
And from the gifts of (toil above,
She chose a godly one;
She chose for her beloved boy.
The guide to light, and life, anil joy.
Anil hade ! im keep gift that when
The parting hour should come.
They might have hope to meet agaiu
In In r eternal home.
She sahl his faith in this woultl.be
Sxveet incense to her memory. .. .
And should the scoffer, in his pride,
Laugh lhat found gif. to scorn,
Antl bid him cast the gift aside.
That he Irom youth had boini
She bade him pause, and ask his hn ast
If he or she had loved him liest ?
A parent's blessing nn her son
(ine-i with this holy thing;
The love that would retaiu the one
Must to the other cling,
Beinemlxr, 'tis no idle ten,
A mother's gift. Remember, boy!
It the Haby 1 Cutlinir Teeth.
Be sure ami use that oi l aod well-tried
remedy, Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup
for c.iildren tecthiog. It soothes the child,
softens the gums, allays all pain, cures
wind colic and is the best remedy for
diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle.
Mrs. W. M. Rawls of Onslow County
is the mother of 15 children 12 of whom
are living and has 86 grantl children 72
ot xxhoin are living, 16 great grand chil
dren 12 of whom are living. Her age
is 7s -.can Jacksonville Thins.
"When B.-il.y was sick, xx-tx jrax-H her Casfnrta.
When she whs a C'hil'l, shx critsl for t'aatnrla.
When she lieeaiiio Miss, sh riling to ("astoria.
When blie had t 'hildren, fihe yave Lheiu C&atorta.
Children Cry for Pitcher's CastoriaJ
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
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Fresh Ms Constantly Arriving;
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H. & W.
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Goods Going; Away Froi the Firm
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