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Pries: $1 00 Per Year.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS.
SiDglo Copios, 5 GenUr't;.
NEW BERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C. MARCH !.);.
Ufcti miiiiMmwiiM 1 wiKj i.nnliijwf ;-ln,nltulL1,IM,m-,
nil niirv'ii ii vji ii -.
i hi ii ii in jrnxw in
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Castoria Is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infants
and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
T NarcotlO Substance. It la a harmless substitute
- T ar-jtrlo,lropa,8ovthlxij Syrups, and Castor Oil.
-v. : Pleaaaat IU fnaraatevls thirty years use by
Xi loo of 3Iotheray Castria destroy Worms and allays
ifeTerishaess. Castorla prereat vomiting Sour Curd.
- eores Diarrhoea t aI, Wind Colic .Castorla relieves
lethlnr trnbls.- cures constipation and flatulency. v
Caatoria aaliuilatea: th tL retaliates the stomach
ftyf bewels, cirln healthy and natural sleep. Cas
torta Is th Chlldrea's Panacea the Mother's Friend.
landfelM for chO-
iiil y te mmct Urn
u the Bicyclists
P. O. G Owim,
cmwfcnrti'k , i - - '
j! u'l" if limilnn. nsn-r--'--
lunuMU V '-T-T
mam t. prmwktm Ji.i" Tiw
y , Otmr. Ark. I Aixdi
HX Cml Cisnf umj. H Xamy StrMt, Hmw Trk City.
-I have opened a General Bicycle Repair Shop iu counec
" tloa with Ba J fitables. All repairs done with neatnosg
-and dispatch at moderate charge?. Managed by C- 1).
Csppaa''ne has.had sereral jears of eiperience in the
.oaiaes&D Satisfaction Guaranteed.
; "i U20AS"8TEET.,
Tld UuIrslf-eU (s alwajs prrpared to famish onjshortfiotice, any
orders tot .
Safe1 and -Handsome : Turnouts
I!rbt5pablte areW his stables and ascer-
tata tie Tery L'beral eoaditions oo which h'proposes to sell Horses,
HaJes, ttrrisges,' Harnea, &c. Everything atrtctlv Guaranteed.
333-tZtl-t, 7ft, 7?, 72:i-2, 74, 74 12 i 7R,
v ' Y4EW BERNE, N. C.
Is tii csly tostttrt Remaly known to the Medical Profession for
AxzU izZ QirtniicRlieuautlsia. Coat Lamtzgo, Sciatica, Nearalgia.
CYiriin Wesraltla. DisnenoiThoea, Psoriasis. Scrofula, Liver and
. lzrj Diseases. A Positrre Core effalvd in from 6 to 18 days.
Ttonfi TotYf Coffe, 8apsr, Jjard, Batter, Cheese, Syrnp, Molasses
. " Vicefar, Banff Tobacco, Cigars, Canned Goods of all kinds.
..- - Traa, Spices, and everjlhing else nsaallj found in a
, " - F1BST-CLAS3 OBOCEKY STORE.
CJTWe iav boagbt In large quantities for cash and are prepared
to sell as low as anyone. , Country Merchants and the general public
. .will Xo well to get oor prices before baying elsewhere. No trouble to
ShOW gOOdS.; , - - - ' to -' -
Ctii;le3lFree;47 Droad St., New Berne, N. C.
f ; 1 rV
rntili to o well Mlapud to chlVfra Out
fe mwuferiortomaj pi mcriptiam
It. A. A.RCUB, K. D.,
lit So. Oiford St, Brooklyn, N. T.
Oor phyiciu. in the chUdrAa's drpcri
Ml im spofcv. highly of thoir Tprt.
M B UmIt cmukim prctioe with Cutoria,
Bid .1thn-niS v. only hv upoof our
w.1lr.t anppUta wtol la know-p u rrculir
producUt yM fr to contrm that thm
Bertts of CBttort. hu woo u to kxk vitk
t.ror apo. It."
Cams Hi it it m Drsrcruxr,
C Sarra, Pm.,
ot New Berne :
or on Time, & for hire.
Retail Dealers in
i the Clly
of Elm. und
In .ad Hrieny
The skatiug rink is leciming a quite
ar place. (ood crowds mightlv report
elv nml exhilarating
.another cirlnml of i!u ti . e tlnr
i Wllicll ttlt-y tt illillr, hy 1 lit JO i-t C':irnliuil
' );"pnt( h I.me.
That portion nl' Nrw direct, !vii"' h
i twten ili'lilN- :mi Iluiixk whirli whs
I w-r'rt? t ilie ti r-it i Hit nf tin- week nml 1' fi
' wi'h : 'jn.il rtown fioUh ha- hrinir n at 1 v
'veiel with i.Ys'.it h-.l!j lhi.'U;h'ut
' that lrri;!l.
ar- ihl'irn-.e 1 thit tKp
S. W.i n en
i .-take Sh-
i ernh i n l t
Hall i- "li
1 n ad'- in the p ipers a'uit Hie
H ill i-inu" im--:i r xpn- a n
-imp y ilf'ayi-l nut In r
;:S knoM n. Tie l-'r ii k S
lie.ird of uul iu ill proUi
iv..!. :,- ..f tin- Hi
wi.i .' a i. m. , w;! l 1'i' iv
at.d M. .!.-- '
ii.ldivss on '
:i l.iylii ro
Sund i v iu I
K r :n M.-i t. .1 t r- m.
nufi llj. w !i .c ii l to 1 i ' .
Oil lie Ii r.vt S.il uul.i v an
Youwr-'-wxn ".Kf W; will
?"ui;! ap 1 rcc t it ion-, upon the
hi . t.
' viiw -
A PRIZE I.M.; lAR-TIER.
A.andnal Opportnntl.r for oihrnlo
' dsMffrlliii lie Hn-l'rliF Wdrlh
I Anion:,' other p.. il p-e ni'ia-s -nhich'
i Mr. John Humphrey .1 C nik'- took at
i ti.e Fa ' this yc.r a the harre' of ti I. I '
j Med-il F:.-ur. c-v.u by .1. K. 1'arkvr, jr.. '
i fir the host tiply t corn.
Mr Minnphr.-y In- l .en a n sitilnr i s-
h.hi-or at .he Kjs'. Curo la-i Fuir mc.ci- it
1 was lut itar'eii, an.! has I vn very bite
I cesful in i.e urinjj pu-miua s. I-ist jear
, l e w i -i .uded a took j'me, a com slu-Pi- i
' cr an. I t w o buir. 1- of llo.i r. He h .s l i n '
winom birrels of ihj'ir eer s'.i'ce the!
I Fair lL'an ur.il h.is u s lakeu ahom fifty j
l.lo'.lar.-. in ca?h pn tiiiinu-. He took a ,
! sintrie preniitiru ol f-'l lor lii lanu (lis-!
play one year.
What Mr. Humphr. y ami a few other I
farmers do otlitr- an .lo by a little efl".rt. j
The prtmuai- uivi ti I v this F.irareal-i
i ns remark&ble h-r tl.e-r hUrnlii y. I
Tli. i est F.iir is i:eirlv i year off but it
will l- well aiouL-li to b. ti u plannicir fur!
the pr. mium.
Ixiok ov. r t lie pniniii'ii list htt jiub-
i 1 f hel nii'l select some of the premiums
; you h tend lo try f..r. m fi.-l.t crops, s-ock
..r ottu i wis-' .lint pb.Lit or nre u witu mat
end in M. w ;.n t see low well it will
p.iy y a.
Srhr. Mel v In.
Advices from London, l-'ngland
tht the Fr:ti.-h steamer Lord O'Ned . at
Dub'iu Iroui Biltimore, r. ports having
-poken ou Ftbrn-iry 22-id. in hrilmle I'.S
N . longitude 71 W, 1 1,. Ami i it in schoou-
i er M. Ivin. f Oils eitr, wlroh -. .il dirom
I'eiu o t, N. C. l-l ruaiy 2nd for l'hila
lli I oh 'a .
T.:e iikims oftue iiiioii.t 1 ad been
iiar.'iiU auavan-i s: e sigi a eo iiiusk
wi-hcd I.. U- t .k.u in low. '1'i.eLord
O'Neill o;h rid t , i .k. i it the s x p r-or.s
on board. I m Ci.pt Ca-kil , the schoon
er's c Inniaailer, le'itsed to abandon 1 1 IS
vi s-i i and the -te . in i' orotic. lul on her
Siie wis ffterwards he rd from pro-
Iwdirj; "n la-r way as p"ev:ouly stated
I and lu.s now iirrivul at hi r destination.
DR. UkUBV'S Tl'FTIXU .WACI1IXE.
Will Probably b. Mmnnfaetared In
Hlcbnjanw What lb. Ol.pateh Hnj
We recently fold of our townsmen, Dr.
O. K. Bagby's goin to Richmond to
look alter making arrangement for the
manufacturing of the mattress
toflirig machine whi;h he has in
vmted and patectetl. From the Dispatch
we.take the tollowing:
'Quite aremaikible machine is now
. 1 . T I . P. ...
bting tested at Barn tt Jfc Keesee s ma
chine works Richmond. It is an inveution
ol Dr. G. K. Bagby, a well known den
tist nf New Berne, X. C for the purpose
of tufting niattiesst. The device is a
moet uuique one, upon whii h Dr. Bagby
has dtvoled considerable time and Study,
in order to bring it to its present stage of
perfect operation. Dr. Bagby is related
to D.arlv all the people bv that name in
Virginia, and is a native of the Old Do
mintoo, having Itvn lioru in Halilax i
r, , ; Anonynjons Conimnnieations.
ccuntv. His invention is simple, yet
woniierful, und is only ..ue ol many which ! comnmnicauon must be expected
have let n patented by Dr. Bagby. to be published thht withholds the name
This is said to be the tir-t arid only ! ot the author."'
tutting machine U:n is listed in the' The above appears in the publisher's
l'.dent C;lice, and is believed to be the announcement at the head of the fhst col
on!v oie in use. The device is con- umn on the second page every day. Not
structnl of iron shilling-, togs, arms, I withstanding this we often receive anony
ei anks. i tc . a!! testing . n i.n.l supported j nious communications. We received one
bv a w o-d fran.e, r.quiring nboiit 150 i ye-terday s gncl X. The rial name bc
Ceet of tlmbt r. Its to; sii w.ight is about j longs to everything sen' to a newspaper as
?00 pounds; the tutting i done bv j much so as it does to a private h ttt-r
st ve niy-i tght teed!e-. w i.h h p! ici s in ! not neci-ssarily for publication but be--o-ition
thirty tuns at one s-roke of the ' cause it is pi oper for an editor to know
ma. bine. ' the authorship of everything that appears
"Further tce' of ih.- dev'te, which ;s ! in his columns, and the luck of such infor-
clai.i.cd to do the wo: k of l. ar men, will j mation often causes something to be con
j !e made this afternoon. It is probable sigmd to the waste basket that might
t thai these mac!, it.es wi I be aunufactureil otherwise appear.
I in Rk hmi n I.
W. H . Ronntrrrit Co.
Our f. riuer townsman, i native citizen,
Mr. Win. M. R..f.-.t ce, who r.cenlly
moved north to engage iu business has
opened a dry-goods esla'.lishnu nt in part
ooiiip witii his brother iti Iiw. .!r. F.
I t,. J atn.-, in l as-oc, a . lueiinn
! name i R.-nnir.p i. Co. Thev op. n-
rd tor I 1 1 s.ii
III a XV K ag aud Will
y .-piu.ug next Salur-
have their .
e In. n.:s i
fMr. Roun -
tree w ill ish I:
m f.::e -ut.es- in .his new
year :.!ti r the L-i-t Carolina
- it annual . h.biiiou, boys and
ti.e civ g. to holding fairs.
fO'ST". Mur.'ixk Batroti and
i l .v- n f u:
bin I tie w s v t his
.re at the home .
w ha ii i hi y w .11
en ry a!1! i ii.-o . 1
a 1 i iv Sa o y
Tik y pi. '- .
1 1 1 o in acti.s. .
thiev paper btdlo
f R. v T. M N
h. . d sfte r - cho
: the l'r.-s: fo e
ils to have
4.1ml to Hear of it.
The antioun.ieiiient that the
lor.s" of this city will give a "i
on the night of April tith, in h e
young ludiis v ho ma le a so pie
if em ut the la ap Year German,
r of the
mtels the gin u ine appr.o a i . the ladles.
Tuit the -B.nhe'ors" "ill fu'lv sus-
Join theme'ves upon the night of the i
1 -Gerirsn' ir.'Aprr, when tin y xviil i.orle
j honor, is not questioned, and the ladies
are already looking forward with pleas- I
! uaable anticipations of the coming event.
' Johnson's Magnetic d ILuse Bran.) is
; th most powerlul and penetrating lini
ment m existence for external use only,
for man or beast. Sprains, bruises, swell
ing5, rheumatism, neura'gia and lumbago.
Large bottles, 2o and 50 cts. For sale by
F. S. DutTv.
At Bachelor, (Adams crei k) N. C. at
the residence of Mr. Elijah Taylor,
brother of the bride. Miss Laura Tay
lor, to Mr. John Carrrway, Mr. Isaac
Tylor, J. I officiating.
THE ATI.AXTIC HOTEL SALE.
Tbf Xoted Horlh Carollun Senntle
Snort ChAngea Hndi-WIII be Run
in (Inoil Sljle Planx or the New
I,i t nisht the !ix kholili rs oftheAI
l.iiitic Hi-lei hclil a mei-tiii2 ;it th-J Yar
hori Uih Ifiino.
i aiiit-jj wi ii- (urafiii. itjuoi nuii a
.-yudicati- ni' Washington and
piople. 1 lie pr-jposiui'ii niHile by thi'i
teiirireutativis was accepted by the stork
holders. All tin- stock was represscuttd
at the ii.ectinu'. Mr. A?hUy llorne, ct
Clayton. Mr. F. W. Barms, of Wilson,
M:ii. W. A. (Julhrie. ( rrpresi-ntinj,' Col. J.
S. Carr), J ud'e II. (x. Connor (represeut
in; the Branch estate) uttitHled.
An armntr.-ment was made by which
the I, ok-! property is exchanged for a
ImO. k ol re . I e-tate in ti e city ol Ijiiirel.
Marplucd. The arrangement was satii
tactory to all the partiis at interest.
Mr. Kaile Humphrey, who is here re
pieseniinsj the new syndna'e, sai.l last
niuh1:" "The new owners will endeavor to
le .so the pioperty to some proprietor
who will run it in ti-.-t c!a-s tyle. And
ii tho proper uinu caunot be found the
al8-Towners will put in a
good matager, and
run the house themselves. It will cer
tainly be open this season, and will !c
run iu oooil style. -N ws oi O'.scrvi r
We are nl to see the above announce
in. nt ol the intentions ot the iu w Atlan
tic Hotel svn licate Tin y have come
into p ssessiou of tin.
to l-eojri the esrly
hot. 1 in oo.ul lime
precede tile opctii!-.. !
There are n expo-it o: s or other jrreat j
oat'.. ericas to Call av.iy pleasure .-eekeis
this ve .r, an.l the summer res .ns should
i.i conse.i K-nce f.re proponioinitely
b Iter i
The new owners have ample lime to'
either pr-perly lease the h.t. I fr the s a
-on or to secure a cod m ma-j;. r, am
wiih due care in selectirt; those who wil
le iu charge and
prise in again w i
Morehad's sup. ri
with w i.h awake enter -
lely calling retention to
advant-itres, an.l to the
that will he iqvi-n ut the
hotel, we s
no reason wiw tlicy should
u a gran llv success! ul
Want Tobnrco Money Would Io.
Acccor.ling to the state. tients i-f the
merchants ol Van lean re, ;i tow n ol
about 20 p-jople, there is enough tobacco
sold by tlieoi iu one year to run two
schools ten mouths in the year, one lor the
whites and one for the colored, paying the
princin il of each i?45 p;r month and an
asisthtit tor ench at iJ30 per month
still have a svrplus ol J4.20.
M.iriling but true. Pamlico
A iew Berne Wnr Clnlin, j
We .-.e it stated that Represent alive
.'haw ol N. rth Carolin.i. has introduced '
a net : 1 1 o i of the luirs of the late Fnd-!
crick Jones, iu his day one of New
Hriii'.- most nspecled citizens. Tne
pcioi. n p: iys for the re'erenee of a war
c'aim, a n. unlirg to $10,500 to the com
mitti e on claims.
We wih be glad to see the claim success
fully p'. secutc.l. We doubt not when
ix.imiind it w ill be found to c a perfect
ly just on -.
New Buoys PlAeeil.
The United States buoy tender 1Yi")k-i,
j Cii pt. Donnel has just placed uexv buoys
in Neuae iiver wherever needed, from
' Johnson's Foirjt, a few miles below Xew
Berne up as far as there are buoys. Those
below Johnson's Point were attended to
The Violet is now in port lying at the
former Old Dominion wharf.
This is the first time the Violet has
lei n to Nexv Berne in several years. She
has attep.led to her dutits during the time
but did not stop at the city.
HOQ- C. H. Bryan, DoaiJ.
Hon. Charles Shepard Bryan, a native
of "ew Berne, died iu Casville Missouri
on Sunday the 8th, dav of March in the
sixty fouith year of his age.
Mr. Bryan was a graduate of the Uni
versity of this State, and brother of Judge
Wm. S. Bryan of Maryland and Judge
Henry K. Bryan of this city.
He was a prominent man ot Missouri,
and of g'eat populiritj in his county and
District. He had filled many positions of
public trust Presidential elector, mem
ber i f the Ijegislature and various others.
Inppector of Fnblie Bulldlntrs.
(k-n. Julius C. Holmes, Inspector of
Public Buildings for the V. S. Treasury
Dt-ijartment was here Tuesday and left
Wednesday. While here G. n Holmes
Ibr.roiiohlv insi)tted the Public Building
now iu i-ourse of erection in this city.
The General visited our efficient tire
department and was thoroughly delighted'
with same. He is one of ihe fire laddies
of C'h irh stown, W. Ya . and Pr.sident
ol the Independent Fire Co.. of that pro-
1 1 gressive place. It was mainly through
his efforts that thev were enabled to ertct
a handsome three (fl) story building,
which is a lasting tnemor al to the fire
laddies of Charleston n, W. 'a.
PRO BA BI.Y MOT Bl'RIEl) ALIVE.
' A Pbyslrlin tilve Selentlfle Explan-
atlon or How Booty May be Turned
Over In a Cottin by "t'atiirttl Cannen.
EniToa JoraxAi.: I sie in the
Jochnal an article hea hd -H'lrinl
. A'ire" which statisihat as a proot, on
opering the gmve of Mr. Charles Woolen
h s coffin was found bursted open on one
: side and that his face xvas turned to the
j open side, whith fact I consider no proof
, . . i. . . ii- o -.... - i :. .1
Xvllaiever inai 'i. ooii-u vns loiiieii
ulive. Bicause in the first place had he
x-en buritd alive his stiengtli was not sul-
ficieiit lo have bursted the cotfin.
2nd Ofiim.es the gas generated in a
! coffin from a corpse that is kept out some
timei aurh'r.-nt tn hl.nr trie emu ,i'l
I haveseiu this done even be
As to the b-)dy being turned ovir. that
is easy enough to account for. A ,r,'
of that stiengtli would have been sufficient
to have moxed t lie body some und in its
decay it would naturally roll as it was in
clined. I write this because I feel that the artic
le referred to is calculated to give needless
aDxiety to fiieuds and much alarm to ner
P. B. Loftin, M. D.
Grifton, N. C.
The Kioston Free Press says that
Prof. L. T. Rightsell has resigned as prin
cipal of the Christian College, at Ayden,
and the trustees meet to-day to elect his
A TRIP TO 4;oi.nsnoK
To AtteiKl the .nethodUt MlHsionnry
Conference Its Meetinyr Notes of
Editoh .Topk.vai.:-- The Missionary
C'onti. rente at (iol.l-l-oro was will a.tt. n.l
ed bv pastors and liie-idiii'' . liters, ami '
I was exceihnclv inten .stm and chlX intr. I
Three si-siotis a day s-ive us a number of.
very line a Mrts-es and sonic rich dis- j
Rev. Dr. W. H. I.inihiiih wa. l orn in :
China in lsi-4 the y ear his p ueots i . ache. I
that country to beL'in. their lon, iabonous
and efficient niissionary wosk. His ;
father, after many years in Clrn-t, opened
the Southern Meihodist Missiim in .In nan. !
wnere lie .'led a lew vears hl'O and where
his HL'ed wife is finishing hv-r lonsr,
beautiful lit"- in seli-sa.;ri ficin tod for the
women and childieu of Japan. Tim son
spent inanv yars m Chin i mid Japan as a
missionary. His w ife's failing halth imw
keens her at Nashville, Tenn.. while he
ijives his time to the M. E. Church,
South, as one of her missionary secre
taries. He wa- the Central figure of our
late Conserecce uludi lasted two days
lie v.j C. T.. Cullier and wi(e added
much to the iutere.-t an.l profit of the
occasion. They have spent sou.e years in
Uiv. Dr. Swindell, a member of the
Board of Missions f.r the whole church,
has for years shown intense interest in the
rk. Kev. (i A. (oe.-by ol Selmi,
tily i.ppoiiited mi-sionaiv secretary ol
N". C. Conierc-nce, will devote all his time
to the subject, visiting and lectuiin,' in all
parts of the CotilereiK e.
The eood women cive the audience a
rich feast, in an address by Mrs. Collier,
Your readeir .vill Leuhult-i know the
I Graded S hools in G.nd-boro are doin
j well. Supt. Foust has ( h ire of b th.
The white school has fourteen teachers
! and seven hundred pupns. The negro
school has six teachers ucd live hundred
; and flltv pupils.
The Emergency Iin-pilal is atai ting off
wen. nut a u.is.-ing mat win oe ;
Tuesday a runawiiy team stunned aid
unused a in m o:i the street; in a lew
minutes he w :is nicely dressed and cared
for in the Emergency Hospital. A Syrian
and his wile, Greek Catholics, not able to
speak Eng i-h, were lately foun I in a
cabin in Goldsboro in verv dest'nu'e cir-
cumstauces, an i he quick sick. Tlu y aie
both well provided tor now.
Let New Bern "do likewise. '
A visit to the Odd Fellows Orphan
Home wonld gladden ihe heart i f any
one, whi re fiftten fatherless b ys and nine
lalherhss girls are tenderly cared 1 ,i
'these orphans alien. I tin: Goldsboro
("railed school. God b'ess the Schools,
the Oiphanage and the llospiial.
A D. Bf.tts.
Net! inm out Hlitnle Trees. j
Mr. R. A. Richaid-o i and C. T. Wat-j
son with commendable public spirit are
sitting out young elms white shade;
trees arc needed in front i f the r prop-i
There are numbers of places in Vie city j
where old shade irees hive died and been
removed, still others xvhi re the trees are
giving out. New trees should he set out
in all vacin places and also iu the places
of unsightly trees of poor servicr. It takes
several years for a tree to reach a size
which will cau.-e it to give good simile,
an.l this is a n.ason why not a single sta
son should he allowed to pass wituout re- l
placing all trees wherever needed
iiow is the time for such ytovk and it
will be a good thing it considerable of it
Ieeiilcd in Favor of thetJiy.
The case of J. Rosenbaum xrs'. the city
of New Berne, has been decided: by the
Supreme Court iu favor of the c'ty. This
was a ;use in which the plaintiff denied
the right ol the city to iniose the special
lax it has leviedjupon second hand cloth
ing dealers (in addition to a tjuigatioD
fee) and resisted its collection.
Although not much wns involved In
this case it elf, it was never the less an
important one, on account of the prece
dent it establishes.
"Messrs. E. D Harrell, George Sanger
and John T. Harrell, of this place, have
purchased a saw mill at Mori-head city,
and in a few days xvill commence the
manutacturing ot lumber unrt-dr the
firm name of Morehead Citv"-"SJLumber
This young firm are practioft'. lutnber
men and careful in business transactions.
and The Times sincerely wia'ijis them j
abuudant business at remmiraftBe pr.ces. I
Charged With Ineenillarisin. -
Mr. JamiS Ri'ey Emu', of Aikms, has '
been arrested on the charge of setting
tire to Mr, Barney Fulcher's cotton gin- j
ueryofthat place Ile was put under
bond for his iippeirance next Friday f.r!
The trial was not held immediately on
account nt important witiussis being
Gent's Clothing Store.
The store recently yocatcd by Mr. Solo
mon Cohen, will soon be occupied by
Sanvl Alexander A Co.
Mr. Alexander xvill move here from
Charlotte, the parties is our townsman
i Mr. h. Da.ien iurg. Mr. M. U Sudan
i will be their manager and head salesman.
The firm will deal exclusively in gents I aiu; J4o0,000. The b'rek was a magndi
clothing aud furnishing, and expect to i ceut ti. e-s'.ory structure of brick, prouise-;
handle the fi-iest grades. ; v ornamented with terra cotta trimmings.
' ; " The Idaz" st-n'ted in the b, ih-r room in
Another Reserve Division. ! ,hc basement f tne building, acd spr.ad
It is reported upon good authority that j so rapi(y iuit f,,ul- Ja.. lies and two gen- 1
a Division of the X. C. Naval Battalion j tltmen, who xx-ero taking ri.lmg les-ons;
has been organized at Edenton, X. C. and s on the fifth floor had barely tune to es-.
its application for inemlershiii been for- j cape. R. W. ZTii-.eklev. privat secretary
warded to Raleigh.
Edenton is to tie congratulated upon its
'enterprise in this matter.
The Daniels-Fowler Case.
Mr. O. II. Allen, commissioner in the
case Lewis Dauicls vs. C. II Fowler, et
als. lor the settlement of of his father-in-la
w 's estate, pissel through on the 11th
en r.-ute to In- h-.me in Kington.
Messrs Sim. noes ai d xVard reiir.sent
the ph.intitl and Messrs. xv .
O. II. Guion the defendants.
C iu k and
Of Xew Berne Coliefjiate Institute for
Ihe Month of February.
Miss Bessie Parsons 94 2 5 100.
Hilda Jacobs 1)1 7-8 100.
" Lucv Abbott 1)0 4 o 9o.
' Annie Green 90 5-790.
" Appie Caho 90 00.
Marg ir.-t Small wood SO 05.
' Nita Wlialey 93J 97.
' Lizzie Hancock 1)5 100.
" Let.ic White 92 3-5100.
Nina Easnight 91$ 100.
. Maude KinseyOl OS.
" Lulu Maides 90 100.
Master Richard Duffv 94 1-598.
" John A. Meadows 9098.
Miss Mollie Hollowed 9790.
Vary Burke 94 95.
" Lizzie Colligan 91 93.
" Lilv Groves 95- 93.
" Katie Sueet 9198.
" Roweoa Whitty 9098.
" Bayard Widtehurst 91 91.
The first is the scholarship, the second
the deportment. Several oiheis would
have gotten on if they had not been ab
sent so D.uch,
YKUDHT CORUM-Il'S -IL'RV
Investigation Shows .Mr.
Lane lo Have liccn
Cnmo to IIih Oealli I'riuii n Itlow or
Hlous Infli-te! by a Party or Parlies
The cot'oti. r"- j"fv which had l en at
work three da se. kii,.: t fathom the
mystery connected wi;h ihe . u all: of Mr.
Wiliiam Lam- lii'imiitlv rea--emhl.dat
i 12 o'clock
Fridav a id i eir 1 the evidence
: from all the witnesses -ummou'd The '
ex -im in it Ion con-umed I w. . ui.l h a .f houi
a' a! ye: viry little wa- .li-i ov. r-.d '. eyoud ;
; what wa- air. a ly know u.
It wa- mm. w ii tli it wliii" pro-ei iit'rj-j
I the se ai'th for Mr. l.ane a ii' .1- 1 1 i i hole the;
I Size Ol a o.a'.'e was discoveiel li- ir the I
river shore, not I . r Iroui .Mr. Aiihtui
I I pock's bom -, and that dirt ismti of
i which w .s f'Xh:bh-i) -a as taken out of.
j Mr. L-int.'- p '-ket- uiiich closely re-
j sea. bled the soil in wh'ch the hole had!
been f.iir.d an) that I hi re had been!
; str-incl telati- ns existii g b tween the i
two Ipo.-k i-rothei's and Mr. Lane.
Mr. Arihiii Ipock siid ti.e hoh- had;
! n. -t been r.centiy (hi-r th it ho h-d flis- ;
! cover..! ii some time back and tilled it up I
himself lu i.i I n -l k-;o.v wim (:-r it nor i
uhati'r. He te-iiiied as to Mr.' Lane's !
, havii.g come over to their phsoo w hhe j
; it:, der the iiiriu.-i ce ol lifpi r and Liiven j
j th.-m four ie which caused them to give j
: him not ic c to keep away, i,u' both he and
his brother denied ex;.-tin r animosity.
; With all the ijie-tionines the above1
I f.cts ail those previou-iv given were !
! about nl of cons-ive. tln.t wi re j
diawn out. I
1 Dr. Ditguid, Supei'inteniien t of Pu'.lic
! Health, sub i.itted hi.- r, port to the jury ;
i as follow s : j
UEI'ORT OF AL'TofsV.
I ma le a gi.ni.ral sui'vi y or -.up. riitial
examination o! his clotiiing. I t..und
noihtng suspicious, oi.lv that ins two
shirts were sijich-. d up no
I then Ik gan to insp ct his
al I v
llis hind, i x'ern it'y .-ho.vt.l n signs of
fracture, though hi- right eye was i. inges
ted con-;i'er ib y.
His mck was biiii-id a
r und. His lungs Were found iu a
mds'ate coi taiuii g no water or bloody i
i,U--iiu-, and the lung lloaild .-ho'.xiug lie j
vas not drowned. His h art w is in a I
norm-il state showieg he did not die ol ;
he irt discus-.'
His :-t..ra .th a- then exanru. d: food;
was found in his -to. rack uu.iigeti d; from !
elrs- examination, it coiiid haroly liave;
been in sr.-inach more than an Iv ur before
dentil. No -it. r w a- f ilitl
ach which vvou'd h ,ve b. en
had been drowned
On his back ovi i- ! ft -h..u'
(st-nm'.a) was a y,;rv l,rg.- i.iuls
r blade j
ing up th..- neck to tt, i,g!i- .-l-'e. It
looked is if don with l:"o al t.'iiut instru
ment as a lio-ird. I -; 1 1 ol -ile .fan ax.
Hi skull was now opet.-d iindhis brnai
and skull examined
found. The ba.se of
i:0 lracture was 1
brain (cerebellum) '.
was very much congest til, shoxving con
cussion du to blow on back and neck
produced death. J. W. Dutifiu,
supt. i le ili h j
i The itit-v with a"! the facts
diet as i
reiired and suon r. turned a ve
VERDICT OF Till: Jl'KT.
To the Coroner of Craven County
We, the jury lmpanelhd to enquire into ! 0
tti3 cause oi Qtatn oi imam L.aue, nuei
viewing the remains and lvaring the evi
dence in the case, rendei this our vtrdict,
viz; That said William Lane came to his
death by a blow or blows upon the b ick !
and back part of the neck, and iowir parti
of back of head, which blow or blows!
caused congestion of lower part of brain j
and upper part of spina! column; - .id in-'
: ., - K.U rwr inll .,..,.l .. l.l.lllt ., till illl.i
nlpment ,n the.' hands of c me person or!
persons to the jury unknown
X. M. Gaskill,
J. J. Baxter.
S. A. Harris
New Berne, X. C. March 1:3. ISI'0.
! There are some w'uo still hold that p.
! sibly the death was accidental th it Mr. j
l Lane might have b.-.-n struck whi'e clo-e
! by the water's edge by a filling limb or,
I injured in some similar m-mti.-r, sufficient- I
! ly to pi oil uce death :md that' his body
on was taken out by a hign Hue. i
conjectures and .-urnii.-s. s may be
advanced but probably all i now known .
that will cv.t lie known about tiiis myste-i
rious death. I
l'OPE BICYCLE BVIMU-XG BI ltKD
Five story Ilrlek Structure in Boston
with Content! Los SIOO.OOO.
The Pope M dltlf cHllirg Co . o
ton, Mas--., manufacturers of the
Columbia and Hartford b'cycles,
have for years bei-n sold in New
t ISO-'- ;
bv W. T. Hill ot Co.,
have had the mis. ;
teriible loss by Ore. j
i fo't'tion to suffer a
Advices from .'oston under date ol March :
12. said as follows;
The Pope Jt:n;!tic:uring Company's
building, oti Co umi us a vt-nu.?, w:-. com
pletely gutted by fee, iiece-sitaiitig a gen- I
eral alarm shortly b' tore i o'clocK todav
The fire caused a loss ot between .350 OUO
to Jr. Albert 1 pe, and t lie .1 nitor, .
P. Preston, were hc..:mc ! iu bv smoke
the si coral
bv h.ih.b rs
floor, and made
placed ihere by
their i scape
the fire me". Li tl
building were thirty
btit they all escaped
five or fo-tv lieopl
The cot tents, whith
ruuined. consisted of
175 s c nd-h did heels
oie-.-. s ol hicx e'e ti 1 1 it g
xv. re com) eteiy
1,700 new whe. Is,
. and about 'JO.hOO
-. b. -1 i s .s i er .1
The Tomb's Companion budding, one
of the most imposing stt ucture- ui ihe
city, which is sipa:a;ed I'loui the burned
building by a lu'ti en-toot atiey. and the
Iloll'uit.n House, a seteu-st.-ry upartment
h itt-e a ro-.-the stre-t. were thoroughly
d rendu d. The IL H'-u-m House was for
an hour in gri a danger, as the strong
northwest wind carried the fl in. 3 nearly
ha f ))iiy across th.- broad rvenue The
loss ti) both buildints by Water will ag
gregate iO.O(iO. The fire
under con;!'"l bv 5 o'
.Otk, I lit it Was
hours b fore it was entire1' subdued.
The Pope Company has a tolal loss on
its slock and fi vturts convi rvatively esti
mated at C 150,000, and 200.000 on the
building. The loss is fully loverul by in
surance. Mr. Bill informs u that the building
burned was uot the factory it was sim
ply the Boston headquarters. The fire
dots not aftect either the laciory or the LaGranoi; pen and ink sketch 1 00, Mr
general ofBce. Both of these are at Hart- x Brock; pencil drawing $1 00 Mr N
ford Codu. ; Brock; charcoal drawing $1 00, Miss
" Louise Lane; best display of decorated
A disordered Liver causes jaundice, ' china not less than 30 pieces, $5 00. Miss
biliousness, indigestion, flatulency and ' Sophia Hutchinson, Wilson; best imita
dyspepsi.i. Johnson's Kidney and Liver tion Bonn or Royal Worcester $5 00, Mrs
Regulator corrects all liver troubles and . Jaivis; oil color fruit or flowers $2 00,
these ailments disappear. 25 an t SO cts. I Miss Nobles, LaGrange; water color -alill
F. S. Duffy. I life $2 00, Miss Hadley, LaGrange; best
At Ilie inrll Annnnl Exhibition
l!e-t patchwork quilt 1 00. M
I -CI.., ,11. ,. 1 ,,0 I W
,L ii, o. ii..-, -, vol r. v ouoi I oo, ail:, a n
Soarks knit eoiliitpronn.. I Oil Mi:u.lnlei
Simpson; crochet.d conukrpane l (,
M:s- Hannah Osgood- I test rag earjietino
10 yds or more 2 00. Mrs Susan I'riee,-
home made heir'h rur any style 1 00,
Mrs A iv llowirton: 2d pre. home made
i ., , , - 1 . ,.
hearth ,U2 any style .,0c, Mrs A K ow-
. it.n; home spun woo h 10 yd, 2 00,
aios auMll i 111. Ililll. Slim. 1:1 ceilliei
; i -. o ., f i- i- t I
.-iiuare. in white 2 00, Miss L K Jon. s; ,
i , . , , ....
handsomest centre siiuaie in colors 2 00, ;
mi,,, , , 1 . , , '
Mrs Hele i; handsomest drawn work cen-
o on m.. t it .,..:,: 1
lie .-.uaie VIO, illlH 1 uaiis, I1MIU OOllieS, .
end),, I., not less than G, 2 00, Mrs Hum-
phn y, (lold-boro; b. st exhibit of , h.ili. s '
not less th :ii 12 I! 00, M ss E K June-;.
hand-onu -t i-mbr-l. colored iiueu table
cover 1 h i, Miss E Iv Jones; b st hand- !
mole in I int'i dress 2 00, Miss Carrie :
Aretidi Ii; be-t machine-made infant's
die-s 2 00. Jliss Carrie Aren hll: best I
decorated chair 1 00, Mi-s Noima Cox; ;
niost ai titic home made table 1 00. Miss
Norn a Cox: best linen table cover 1 O0, :
M.-s Humphrey, Gddsbnro. j
fancy needle Work. I
Si k embroidery on fl innel sjiecimen I
1 00. .Mrs (ico Howard, Baltimore; 2 pre. j
embrnidery on flannel spi cimen aOc, Mrs i
E W Il.senihal; outline embroidery ia
siik 1 00, Miss Shepar.l, Warrenton;
tatting 5)c, Miss Shepard, Warrenton, Xn
drawn work 1 00, Mrs H L Duffy; 2d pre
drawn work 50c, .1rs C R Thomas;
hfiniLome-t einbrd. babv pi I lo -v 1 00,
Jrs E B Ellis; sola piih-xv 1 00, .Vis W
I II Fennel!; bureau scarf drawn linen
work 2 00. 3is Freeman,- btire-u scarf
1 linen embroidered 2 00, .Vis Freeman;
I napkins embul. initials iu cotton J .1. ..
! 2 OO, .1 s T .1 X George towels einbrd.
j initials in cntt-m i do. 2 00, J.ss E K
Jones; napkin- hemsdehed enibrd. initials
! in cotton 2 (HI, 3rs ('has R.-izenstein;
I napkins c-mbr .idtte I 100, 3iss Annie
j Koullia. ; carving cloth embroidered 1 00,
-1iss E K Jones; tea tnb'e cloth era-Iji-oidiT.d
2 00, .1iss E K Jones; picture
i frame embroidered 1 00, Mits E K Jones;
; specini. n lace w ork, Uoniion point or B
! 3 00, .lr-s Freeman, Qoldsboroj best sneci
j mi n work not entered elsewhere 2 00,
; -Vis C E Slovti; buff.-t scarf 1 00, Mrs.
i Sevmour; Roman embroidery 1 00, Mrs.
Jas. Waters ladies'
fancy bag 1 00, Mrs.
Durlicld, Princeton, N J;
ove or cravat
- i case 1 00, M.s
Jollifee; lamp shade 2 00,
... t. .. I.,..,
..i i." ve., iiiieim
shams 1 00, Mrs Free
man, (juldshoro; lancy apron 1 00, mis
Wright Moon; hamlsoint st display of
fancy work in this class 12 or more arti
cles not entered elsewhere 5 00, miss
CliOCIIETING AND KNITTING.
Child's sack crocheted 50cts, Mrs A K
Ilowi-rton; set of table mats, J doz.
torn 'crocheted oOcts. m ss 1. Shepuru, V arren
,!' i.i; ' ton. Ya: chair tidy cr ocheti d SOcts, Mrs
Freeman, Goldsboro, N C; crocheted l ice
-"O. ls, MtsS L Shepard, Warreotou, V;
knitted lace 50cts, Mrs L Willis; siijipers
er-icheted or knitted oOcts, miss Mary
Small wood; 2d pre. slippers crocheted or
knitted 25ets, Miss m oy Oliver; knit skirt
1 50. Mrs m M irks; crocheted purse 50cts,
miss r lorence inyneni, vaocowiuiiy,
shawl orscaif crocheted fl 00, Miss L
Mn par x arr. nton, v a; 2 1 pre. siiaxvl ov
scarf cr. chete ! oOcts, Miss Alice Smith;
Alglian knitted 1 00, xirs Gar.lnttf; bcst
display o; work m this department by
"Qo ia.iy, o or mote articles, uo, miss i.
Shepar.l, Warrenton, Va.
Piain sewing machice or hand 50cts,
Virginia Baxter: 2d pre. sewing machine
or hand 2octs, Lula Waters cdico quilt
25cts, Master James Manix Norman silk
embroidery 50cts, Louise Lane best out
line 50ct8, May Belle Ma;e; best knitting
25cts, Lucy Morns; best button holes 50cts
Lucy M inis; pin cushion 9o'ts, Margaret
Disosway; creditable outline, special by
M irk Disosway, ."iOcts, Amy Guion.
Creditable silk embroidery, special by
Mrs S U L ine, 1 pair kid gloves, Jennie
. Sofa pillow, special by Mark Disosway
oOcts, Elizabeth Clarke.
Creditable work, special by m. Disos
way oOcts, Virginia Harrison.
Outline, special by A E nibbard, 1
silver thimble, Hattie MarhS.
Crocheted pillow shams, Miss Mollie
Fulford, special No. 40 bv J J Baxter,
dry goods, 1 pair E. P. Reed's ladies'
Crocheted trimming, Mrs J Kohn,
special No. 34 by W B Swindell & Co.,
1 pair Zeigler ladies' shoes.
Piece of knitting by lady over 70 years.
Miss Susan Williams, spteial Xo. 42 by
S Iv Eaion, 1 pickle castor.
' For creditable display. Mrs. Lizzie
' Sturgeon, special No.-5 by R Berry, drug
gist, 1 book of poems.
I Be-t knit sack; Mrs M O Windhy.
special No. 45, by Lucas i& Lewis,
j grocers, 1 set (bread, meal and paring',
j knivi s.
Best collection curios, Mrs Hargett,
spicial No. 11 by John Dunn, grocer and
i confectioner, 1 barrel flour,
i Colli ction of work, Miss Wingfield,
I Chocow inity, special No. 43 bv S K
Eaton, 1 pepper and salt.
F.-r fancy stitches. Mrs is B Loeb, spec
ial Xo. 35 by Ntxv Berne Candy Factory,
5 lbs. line candy.
Handsome embroidered centre square,
Mi-s E K Jones, special by O Marks &
Co. 1 co i set.
Drawn work 5 o'clock t. a table cover.
Mrs C R Thomas, special Xo. 41 by S K
Eaton, solid silver spoon.
For tl incel suit, Mrs DeBruhl, Jones
countv, special No. 44 by W P Jones,
furniture dealer, 1 picture.
Handsomest lace centre square in Iloni
tfm or point lace done iu 1895, Mrs C R
Thomas, special No. 19 by Mrs. Janie
I ei'i-y, Millinery and fancy goods, 1
Mo uet rug.
Handsome drawn work, Mrs D F
Broa. ihvtrst. Goldsboro, special No. 17 by
New Berne Bargain House, 1 rug.
2 d z finger bowl doilies by Mrs Duf
tield, Piineeton, X. J , special Xo. 33 bv
F S Duffy, J lb. triple ixtract white
By D F Jarvis, dry goods, 1 handsome
parasol lor finest display of deeora'ed
china, Mrs. D F Jarvis.
Oil painting other than poitrait 2 00,
Mr. Nace Brock, RichUnds, X C; oil
painting poitrait 82 00, Mr Nace Brock;
water colored landscape 82 00, Mr Xace
Brock; paste'le painting $2 00, Mr Xace
Brock; painting in oil, any subject still
life study $2 00, Miss Nobles L-iGrange;
water color, fruits and flowers $1 00, Mrs.
Chas. Ives; crayon drawing other than
portrait 1 00, Miss Louise Lane; crayon
uortiait 1 00. Mr X Brock: decorated
china tea set $3 00; Miss Sophia Hutchin-
s;.m Wilson- 1 rln-7 rntw And annei.rfl ttO! HO
Mrs D F Jarvis; toilet set $2 00, Mrs D F
Jaivis, one vase royal Worcester $2 00,
Mrs D F Jarvis; one pitcher royal Wor
cester $1 00, Mis D F Jarvis; painting on
silk, satin or velvet 50cts, Miss L Shepard;
painting on porcelain oOcts, Mrs. Jarvis;
decorated screen $3 00, Miss Hutchinson;
decorated frame $1 00, Miss N Roberts;
decorated nlaemii-a 1 00. Miss Hadlpv
Mis- N It
I iOI i .
CHIIUKI N'S DUI'tRTMl VI'.
, Cnnon drawing any snl.i.il 1
,. ' I. bivia Hughes; iharcoal r-lu.
' l . i r i... .
I' HTM I N I .
. Best .libs, butter
Chm II -
i , , i i i m n m i m .
, Bes! blnck "rape ellv. Mis I Mine,
c .- Mr, .j,,,,,,-,,
j .,5(. ' ,,,1t.k,,JB1.ri. P,,V. Mr, ,
if , o- . u . I
Mac, 2-icls; best tfoosihcrrv
,. , .or . i . .'
Itobbins t2&cts; best currant
,, ,, r , V , ,
Kobbinp, 2.3ctr; best apple ledv
- , , , ,, ' 1 ,
Mn.u, 2.wt; best collet lion ..! i
T- C l J.O nil
L JiK'C' ' '
(liIII. ',-,, ,-r,.
B' -t strawberries, Mrs Son W.di i-.
"iOcIs, b st peach, MisS.im Water- r,0cts
be-t tigs. Mrs Sam Waters .iii. :-;
pine apple. Mrs Sam Waters oOcts; hi st
lorn does, Mrs Bobbins odcls, bo.si cr-ih
tipple, Mrs Sam Waters 5h-ts; l-t
chern. s, Mrs Sum Waters .ro. t.-; bed ol-
lection, Mrs I' S Mai e $: oo V-i i-ition.
Mrs Uobb ns obi ts.
ctum J V. Marmm'.i.l, ...
Best picb, Mr Enoch Wadsworth,
25eis; best p ar. Mrs ICnoch Wadhwoith,
2-V;l-; orange, Mrs. liuocli Wu.lswoith,
25cls; ajiple, Mr-. Enoch Wadsuoith.
2") i ts.
t'i'im I .- ( in,,..! ', , '.,.,. I l )...
Btet canned peachi-s Mi I S Mute.
25cts; tiest canned pears, Mrs. Wolfendcn.
25cis; best display of canned pgetabli . '
Mr O Marks, fjt! ui.
Cluxx 'I W;,, linn.,!; Fi-,iHk.
Best sctippernong wine, Mrs Puffy. 50
its; best bluckb-rry wine. Miss C. Hun
cock 50. ts; best i berry w'mr. Mrs Bob
bins 50.;ls, b. st brandy peaches. Mi
Italph ("ray, 50tts; liest brandy cherries.
Mrs Ralph Gray 50cts; best larged dis
play, Mrs O Mirks, $:' oo.
ChitH VII- s'fi.r ',-,..
B tt sweet pickle tomatoes, mis Ralph
Gray 50cts; best sweet pickle peach, .xij
E E Harper 50cts; best spiced grape, mis
Ralph Gray, 50cts; best sweet pickle pear, -Mrs
R Gray, OOcts; !est largest di"plav,
mil' S m ce, t2 00.
CitxH 'IIF: Siiir 1'iilh,.
Best jar cucumbers, Mrs I S m icc5o
cts; best var.ety pickles, Mrs I' S m u e, ,
50cts; best mangoes, Mrs l" S Mtico 50cts;
best chow chow, Mrs I' S Mace 50 cts
best art'clmkes, mis V I! Boyd 50 cl-:
lest mustard artichokes, Mrs W B Boyd,
50c's; . best sour chow chow, Mrs Sam
Wan rs 50ct-; best tomato catsup, Mrs;
Sam Waters 25c ti ; best peppeis, Mrs
Ralph Gray, 50cts; best and largest dis
play, Mrs V S Mice, f 2 00.
C'iimx IX: (nieii ami Ilr.'i.l. .
Ziest fruitcake, Mrs I' S Mace 2 00,-
best gold cake, Mrs I S Mace 75cts; tieM
cocainut cake, Mrs I" S Mice fl 00; U'.-t
chocolute cake, Mrs O Marks, 1 (Ki- lx;st !
nut cake, Mrs O M irks 1 00; liest maish !
mellow cake. 1 00: hand- !
somest decorated cake, Mrs C S .waci
3 00; best date crke, ir O Marks, 7icte; !
best and largest display of fancy cakes
and breids, 21 varieties, Mrs V S Mace I
$5 00; best display of large cakes, mis 1" !
S Mce, $3 50; best dozen rolls, mis'
Smith 50cts; best beaten biscuits, Mrs II
R Bryan, 50cls; best wafers Mr II B
Brjan, 50cts; best collection of bread and
rolls mis. lames W Moore, 2 00; mis.
Fulford, best bread from Iioyal Crown
flour. Special, 1 barrel of Royal
Crown fl .ur by Hackburn & Wdlet.
i iuidken's dkpartment.
Best bread, May Belle Mace 25ets; liest
biscuit, lijary Willi9 25cts; liest biscuit.
Mamie Bowden 25cls; best cocoaniu cuke,
jtay Belle Jace, 50 ct; liest preserve!
peaches, May Belle Mace 2rcts; best pre
served figs, May Belle Mace 25cts; best
pears, iVay Belle -Vace 25ctf; best collec
tion of preserves by a child, May Belle
Mace, 2 00; hest sweet pickles, Sarah
Meadows, 25cts; best sour pickles Sarah
Meadoxvs, 25cts; best Dolly Vardeu cake
Sarah m adows 50cts; best tea cake, Ella
Mace 25cts;bist artichokes, Ella 3ace
25cts; best display ef fancy dishes, Mrs O
Maiks, $3 00; md lest. May Belle Macu
F'r splendid exhibit of preserves by
Mrs Sam Waters $2 00 by Joe II ILick
buiu. For fine display of sour pickles, ; ni I k
umbrella by O. Marks Co, to Mrs F S
F"or finest diaplay m entire department, 1
pair of ladies' hne shoes by II B Dully to
Mrs U S Mace.
For tine display of brandy fruit, 1 fish
set to Mrs O Marks by Hackburn .St
For fine disp'ay ot preserves by Mrs
Ralph Gray, 50 lbs of flour by F I'lrirh.
For fine display ol variety of preserves
and jellies by Mrs. E E Harper, 50 lbs ol
flour by F Ulrich.
For fine display of wins jellies by xirs
Robbins, 50 lbs of flour by F Ulrich.
Mrs. Wolfinlen for display of canned
fruits, 50 lbs of flour by V Ulrich. i
1 pair of kid gloves by Mr Jarvis for
best cake by child under 12 years, May
At "The Oaks'' near New Berne, Thurs
day, March 12, 1896, Mr. Benjamin
Ciomwell Harrison, in the 2Hh year ol
Mr. Harrison came from Xorfolk, Va..
about five years at"0 to engage in truck
farming. For about three years be has
been in the employ of Messrs. Hackburn
Modest, industrious and kind, he will j
be greatly missed by his friends. To them -and
especially to his young wife, nee M'ss
Minnie Wade of New Berne, whom be
married only four months ago, xve extend
our heartfelt sympathy. J
The luneral will take place from Chri-1 '
Episcopal church (of xvliich he exported ,
soon to become a communicant) this (Sato
morning at 11 o'clock.
When Daby was sick, wo cavo h.-r rittorlA
When slie was a Child, she cried for (.'astoria.
Wlien she bis'ame Miss, she clung to Oisti.ria.
When she had Children, she gavr tliem CaatoHa,
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
The Rockingham Index has a compli
mentary mention of a sermon by Rev. J
T. Lyon pienehcd to the Ii ickinghiim !
lodge of the Independent Older of Odd
Fellows, on the sui jeit of Love, Truth
and Fri.ndship. It says ' the sermon was j
a most excellent one just such ns was i x- j
pected from the gifted preacher, and that
he gave a thoroughly exposition of th
principles of Odd Fellowship, its cngin, j
progress and noble work.
If the Baby Is Cnlllnic Tei-lh
Be sure and use that old and well-tried
remedy, Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup
for children teething. It soothes the child,
softens the gums, allays all pain, euros
wind colic and is the best remedy for
diarrhoea. TxveDty five cunts abottle.
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nifici:il flowers I )(,
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The lialancc of Our Stock of
CLOAKS and '
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