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NEW BERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, DECEMBER 17, 1896.
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-WiS kxckiVKl) BY SPAIN.
fftsaatrroa, JX C, December 12, la
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' aurelr wSifrLrrl 'wiuk Uua feaiare oi
. iho irwilMiit' miiMij wuicil rtsuueU
. ' . Tfce ttm uaprMttoa crled by Uw
, a(r rvparu cbd to 8pio wa 'nu
tiitrtnrj and produced wmxm imi
4toa. ; Wbua Um fait Uxt of the Cuoa
cbJipter apaartxl la Um IcaOinie pMiMrn
" of Um kaa(Oom there waa. it u rvportcu,
m ouanpMUTrvTUiUiiMk o Koumeak uu
M lrMMUMik oouneoua aol ooukici
' a tnauuaok of Um auojC( ractveu
Um Prcaident'a ouaraacea ara taken
o Um w&ote to ladwate a better under
, '.uoiio( betwveo UM two coontri.
Ttttm aUnoaa contain Um farther roior
anaUoa that aa it m Um iBteouoa of lb
tpaaiah gorenuneot, when oertaiu ot
Um provuicaaar pacirtel, tu giro boui
nie to Cuoaoa um ham lxulicaieU in
- 4ho Jhcwdeflt' ' mn igw, liuie fear o
laJarraoUoa m bow teit.
A imwWaf mwitire" u ;ne chara.
rnriTnti vhtcli t"''"g ttepubUcaas o.
Um Uuuaa fiva. to Um new uirill ui
r wbick tt at proposed to tnuna Uua wiuit.
aa , anUcipauua of aa extn aowioa u.
Itia eJtptaiiMti wot u demd a iu.
wbicte wilt provide aoUicieul revenue u
cover Um deficu bow exjauug, f uruiauui.
proper protect ton to bouae indosuitia. i
i t pointed Ova Uta coaditKMia have cot.
aiiierahl etMaM Uuce woat ia kuowu
.kJtcKuUej btU Iwtca bm a law, uU uu
k atea of duy lat were jiuMoaed uiu .
- it la atated tor tupie that ute u
. Biate tadeatry, etuua m euocuiouo..
aUmuiaMd oy toe duty oi two uuu.
fiyin-f wtpoaed ta tae mcjmiusj i , .
- Bow ao wml eauutUMieU UfaU reiuru v.
the loriaT rate m BitaecvMexy. l u
, euar acaedaJe' proiniaee tu caue iuw
(aaa auy otaer iu uie uui.
of Um Utfpaoiiuaaa of toe W j
aad Jteeae tonlttiHee aaj (hat Um Uu
Bfaiaa wtuca proiluo ager, ttouiaiaue
TiM and jieoraafta, eve Uteir vote
aibaihWW.'ttryaa, aad Uua, ia coauo.
pea wita Um" pwalUon which um RueottMUc
of COB(reaa frooi Looiatana and TexM
. ji'are aiwayt taftea vita rwpect wiuia.
, pL will be, U is a4eenca, a auxwg luht.
fia4nl protecuaf una induatry u.
farther than the necaeius ot the ca
,Ta agrtcttlteraf schedule will proow.
be fixed at Um former rate of duty, won
the' woolen schedule, tt ia Mud, wui it
. VttT attOctent protection lo nauaiji u.-
Qaaatactaieta, lbeeouoaana ateel
filf "AcheuhJea1 are' lnot ' Ukely u u
SMT- t1 Pfwrhtad raiorem yiu.
wttbenaA$d q "I
Ta bill, tt Ij said, wUl ooaiala iiik--Ttakat
that tooda in bood wui, wtxea u.k.c.
- ent, pay the fate of duly in furee, ana uv.
' -fhejjinrer rt, at WbicQ ibe; wore urii
kltj brv'ufht to this' country. An
riajtaiehr-'wUi be made wiiertby Uaw..
wt2TM"haaigBed to certain Laieiesw u in
heard to that mere my be aouie ysiu.
rgeUf of (irpf ' bearingn wiuiou
' aatharaaaaaeat. "The dale upon wtuo
lae hijaangi wlu pe jin will be made puu
Uk WPi tt committee meeta.
- 'A bW ofteye4 in the iieu-e by Mr. iu
and referred torthe Judiciary comuiiiie.
. ia a reOOgBitioa of the suicide mtni..
" thai iua pre railed through the couuU)
foe a month paat and ahows at lea'i tu
. 4(V fjajt w oprtQrctate, tt w not iuuo
" tf&4 I reHttbat.-
,"The bUTa true ia, "To prerent the uiu.
tiplication of uicicUrs. it reads aa lui-
It aq newspaper or so-calied po
lice Ipaette shall be tranamiued throui.
fb mail of Um Uoited States whicL
ooatains any picture of a suicide, or Q)
of the detail relating thereto beyonu
Um simple tateoMht of death by sui
cide, lvasg; suae, date and piaoe. Pro
TidedV that . further particulars may bt
ijen .by medical joamala in the inter
t ft' fSftc or Ojr judW otiicer oi
, Uie "town or county in which the mattei
. Ia4betoi iayealiated may order such
; paxtiotilara rel stint thereto to be pub
. Lined to shall terra the ends of justice.
' TPI i' to person "riolatifls; the pro
IUiiss tit da act shall be deemed guilt
( k lmWemeahoralid be punlahed by a
In of "not leea than or by im
prlaonment no eleeedlng ninety days."
I Xfbj If1"- Hydrograbic Office find,
jiyns oi an BOualseaaba of icebergs on
Ba' Korta' XuaaUo Ocean, according to
rerta yhica' St naa receired from the
LifihUt Ammm lannl rneevs ana iroiu
psriners. jrronj Uie number of ic.-
' terW already reported it ia declared th.
" $?f are 'not'onlr maiiag ibeif appear
apse xrry early a the Mkioa, whicb
: dJtt.lwH oxdanarlly.beiu until January
Highest of all ia Leavening Strength. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
or February, bot are dngerooary near
the west-bound trana-Auaaun aseamer
While most RepobUeana are pleased to
know that the work apoa the tariff bill
which it Is hoped to pass at the next
session of Coocreee has actually been
commenced by the majority of the pres
ent Ways and Means Committee, they
sre not all sanguine that the bill can be
psased by the next Congress as easily as
Mine imagine or as quickly. It took the
dftleth Congress, which wee Democratic
in both branches, from December 5, 1887
to January 1S88, to pass Um alius
lantlbillaadUieailtwaa am ended te
sacb aojerjrnl by he Tfenatev that it died
tar Conference, in me miy-nrsi voagree.
jrhich was Kepublican, work was begun
jo the JicKinley bill ss toon as the
douse Commillees were named, and by
a application of the then new Keed
rules the bill was passed on May 2 by the
douse, but did not get through the Sen
ile until September 11th, and, owing to
jo of ere noes on tenale amendments and
Abcr delays, did noi reach President
darriaoa until October 1, the dale upon
jrhicu it was signed. The present tarifl
Uw did not get through Congress in even
s short a period, and had mere not been
more or leaa trickery about me way it
was worked by some Senators, it might
aot have gotten through at all. The
dfty-third Congress, it will be remem
bered, met in extra session August 7th,
PV3. Although the extra session was
oalled solely to pass the bill for the re
peal of the Sherman silver law, the
douse Committee on Ways and Means
vrenl right to work on the Wilson tarifl
villi, but mat measure did Dot become a
uw until August 2bth, UM. It is be
oeasti they remember the time required
m pass tbeee recent tariff bills when the
jerty in power had a good working ma
,oriiy that old-timers are saying nothing
uea me legislative beginners are talk
og about passing a tariff bill in sixtj
:ays after the extra session meet.
The majority of the Senate seems de
termined to live up to me record ol
jctng the nioet deliberate some peopu
y Uay, body m the world. Altbougi.
.ue Chruimaa holidays will take np ten
Lays or more of me time of the short
lesion, and me Senate calendar is wel
uied wiin ilouse bills passed at Uie la,
eaeion. some of ibem ineesures of im
portance, me Senate only held four sho. i
-essions during the hrst week of Cou
reea. Tbe llouee did much better. 1
vas in stMaioo dve days and It did a to.
t busiueos, including Uie paaaing of tn
y-ausioa appropnatioa bill, some posia.
ui and a bill probibiung me sale o.
utoxicaUog liquor in me Capitoi bulla
representative lkainer, of La., wu,
id not be a member of me uexi Con
gress, has lulroduced a bill to incream
ae Speaker's aalary from $&,iMM to alo,
jjO a year and of Senators and Keprc
ntaavee from .5,000 to f 7,500. Wuii.
majority in Congress would p robe hi j
n.e to see this bill become a Uw, men
. oo likelihood that a majority will vou
(or it, because they know the prevailing
Jea ia that the salaries paid are already
jqual to, if not in excess of the value oi
um services rendered.
Senator feller braced up several of th
dver Senators notablr Du Bois, o
4.aaho, and Squier, of Washington, win
iave been getting a lit tie shaky about
.neir reelection, owing to combinations
4gauiat themby announcing as soon ae
te arrived in Washington that the firl
tuly of legislaturea controlled by silve
uea was td reaieot Senators wbo han
.uxxi by their cohvlclions'in favor of si-
er to me extent of leaving their part
.1 is thought in Wa4blmtan that thib
vili have great weighty as Senator Teller
is regarded aa oue of the most Laflueu-
.a among the silver leaders, benatoi
i elier declines to express any opinion fo.
publication as to wbat the program oi.
h the silver men in Congress will be
tnd he eecaped a direct question as tc
vbat attitude he would himself assumt
toward the Republican tariff bill by sa -og:
"I haven't been reelected to th
senate, and my present term expiree
narch Sd." This wasn't half bad, al
though Mr. Teller knows, as 4oes every
body else, that bis reelection to the Sen
ile by practically the unanimous vote ol
tue Colorado Legislature is as certain tu
Uie meeting of that body a few weekk
iho caucus cominittee appointed by
senator Sberman to devise a bill in the
interest of international bimetallism, is
oade up of silver men Wolcott, Hoar,
Jbandler, Gear and Carter.
MM HUT IxUlLTT.
iUPKEME COURT REVERSES
DECISION LOWER COURT.
earlllair Clerk Brewa'a Caee Eaae
Deelslojs T6at ETtteee ef
Ealeioh, N C, December 15. The
Supreme Court files opinion in the case
of the State agaioit BoroUiog Cerk
Brown of ttie last iegiiiatare, wbo was
charged with fraudulently permitting
'assignment act" to be enrolled, lie was
The Supreme Court reverses the teci.
ion of me lower court unanimously and
finds there was no evidence at 'all of
fraud on Brown's part. Thus ends a cele
. ' .oui'.us are due tc
I inipovei isned blood, Hoo4' S&r
4a pari! la U
the One True Blood
BANGED IN BFFiOT.
tOrteaes Artucd, Hen in All
ef ! Ceeatrv Anxious to
EaltaS in the Insartrenla Army.
W ! TelnnSe-er Their Sertlce
na Minn. Cakan Latrne Formed.
Dubois, Pa. The town is full of ex
citement tonight over the hanging of
Captain General Weyler in effigy.
About 100 young men made a dummy
representing me Spanish genera, put a
rope around his neck, dragged him
through me streets, hanged him to a tele
graph pole, shot him down and burned
aim at the suke.
The final act was witnessed by 1,000
spectators who cheered the boys.
Naw York The Cuban League of the
United States was formally organized in-
tbis city. The men beuind thin move
ment are so well known and carry so
much weight that it is beyond a doubt
that this is the beginning of a movement
that will take no small part iu the history
of both countries, haviug, as it does. Un
complete independence of Cuba from
Spain for its principal object.
A league under the same name existed
daring the ten years' war and the nucleus
in this country about which aid for Cuba
A monster mass -meeting will be held
in Cooper Union next Monday night,
when Senator Morgan, of the Foreign
delations Committee, and Congressman
Uitt, of the same committee in the
House, Speaker Keed, of Maine, and Sen
ator Cullom, of Illinois, will speak.
The Cuban junta in New street has
more callers man ever. btrong-iimDeu
Americans, to the number of between
ieven and eight hundred nearly enough
to constitute a regiment tramped u
lairs, threw out their chests, and iu res
olute tones asked that they be enlisteo
inv the army of Cuba Libre. Not one oi
ihem was accepted, lhe laws ot tut
tjnited States prohibit me enlistment oi
men here for foreign armies,
A petition urging Congress to take somt
Jehnite action in the conflict now beiuj.
vaged betweeu the Cubans and Spau
ards, and expressing sympathy for th.
lormer, is being circulated in this ciu
wnong merchants and business men, am
.a receiving many signatures.
Dr. Machado, the brother of the las
.'resident of the preceding Cuban rejiu.
ic, and one of ibe most prouniueut ii.
kuu in this city, declares it is his unal
terable belief that Gen. Maceo was poi
ned, togetuer vwtb his entire stall, .
otne miscreant. He says the poison wa.
robably administered in cotfee. This,
ae said, was drunk by the Cuban soldiers
..(. all hours of me day and night.
The doctor denounced Zertucha as a
turn-coat," posing at different times at
i royalist, an autoaomist, and a constrvu
.ive. tie declares that Zertucha woult.
ive been shot by Gomez a year ago,
a' hen detected in a treacherous missioi.
.utrusted to him by the Spanish, but to)
the intervention of me man he recentl.
Mitrayed to his death. At the time Zei
tucha was profuse in his expression o,
gratitude to Maceo.
"Maceo,"continued Dr. Machado, "feti
ng that Zertucha possessed a sense o.
gratitude, received him into his corps."
Dr. Machado ridiculed the idea that
daceo crossed the trocha by water, anu
ieclared he could not reach Punta Brava
ay water. Zertucha, he says, accompanies
aim, administered the poison at an oj
jortune moment, and then notified tin
Spaniards. The doctor asserted thai
.oaceo's death, instead of acting as a
ielerrent, w.ould, be a stimulus to thi
cause of Cuba.
Dallas, Ten. The Cuban situation i:
ihe main subject of consideration in thi.
lection of Texas, and public sen' ieu;
" ifl fror of the patriots.
Two Becret meetings were held here,
it is known that ealhrnentB are seereth
being made. The first departure of uicl
from North Texas under recent recruit
tag has gone. Twenty-three recruits, di
vided into three parties, took rail trans
iiortation by different routes for the Guh
Coast, eight for Galveston, nine for New
Jrieans, and six for Florida, From thetx
points they will be furnished means foi
reaching the island and supplied with
oest quality of equipment and abundarJt
The feeling here is intense against
Spain, as the belief is general that .Ma
ceo's death was the work of hired assas
sins and treachery.
Clsvujlko, O. A stream of men
poured into the rooms of A. de Arango,
me local Cuban leader, and volunteereu
to join the Cuban army. It is ebtimateu
that there were 150 of them. A large
proportion were well dressed young men
of good eduCatib.n hd apparently in
good circumstanced, They were told
mat no, ro.ore men were needed.
Eleven women individually offered to
go as nurses. They said they did not
want pay, but thought it WW their duty
to nqne th'e sick aha, wounded.
The majority bore marks of refinement
and some had evidences of wealth. The
were advised to write to the Junta iu
From a letter written by Key. J. Gun
derman, of Dimondale, Mich., we art
permitted tq makp this extraot. "I have
no heaiUtion in recommending Dr. King's
New Discovery, as the results were al
most marveloDS in the case of my lfe.
While I was pastor of the Baptist Church
at Rives Junotion she was brought dowD
with Pneomonla succeeding La Grippe.
Terrible paroxysms of coughing woulu
last hours with little interruption and it
stemed as if sjie could npt survive tUem
A irieod recoiu mended Dr. Ring's New
Dicoveiy; it us quick in its work tnu
igbly satUlaoiory iu results. '' Tr'ni boi
Uco fn at F. . Duffy 'o li S'ore. lit:-
gu ar ;.ze ou . &jd $1.00.
GOV. CARR FAVORS RECOGNI
TlUxN OF CUBANS.
Illicit Distillery Mix Miles From KaI-t-iKD.
Menboard nod South Hal 1
ways Cltel . Before Kallwny
Hai eioh, N. C, December 14 Clement
Manly called on Governor Carr today,
regarding a pardon.
James H. Young, colored is an avowed
candidate for the Kaleigh post office.
Kobert L. Patterson, a prominent mem
ber of the Republican State Committee,
died at Asheville Saturday night of
Sheriff Joseph L. Hahn, of New Berne
ia at the Park Hotel.
.Miss Mildred Cameron, youngest
daughter of the late Paul Cameron, will
be married at Hillsboro tomorrow, to W.
B. Shepard of Edenton.
Forty-five members-elect of the Legist
lature write that they favor increasing
the school term to four months in the
Five murderers were brought to the
penitentiary today, from Richmond
county, one colored and four white.
The Seaboard Air Line will establish
model farms every ten miles along its
entire system, as object lessons to intend
Kaleigh, N. C, December 15. Gov
ernor Carr warmly favors recognition of
the Cubans as belligerents.
Revenue officers last night captured an
illicit distillery only six miles from Ral
eigh. The Seaboard and Southern Railways
are cited before Railway "Commission,
Tuesday, to sbow cause why they should
aot make reasonable connections here.
This is very desirable action by commis
sion. Jin H. B. Duffy of New Berne is at
the Park hotel.
THE COTTON MARKETS.
The cotton markets have shown more
steadiness today, and the net advance,
compared with yesterday, is 13 points
li Liverpool holds her own tomorrow,
iud there are no further lailures or other
listurbing influences, New York will
probably improve further.
New Bekne market is firm at 6 to 6f .
J. . Latham.
New York, December 10, 1896.
Jr. J. E. Latham. New Berne.
Dkap. Sik Cotton: A series of demor
nizing markets culminated today in a
j.ioitive stampede on the part of holders
i cotton, aud though during the week
ve have seen some irregularity and tem
porary recoveries, prices are actually
iiity Doiuts below when we last wrote.
He total absence of all encouraging feat
ires, with the persistent selling here foi
Liverpool and Southern account, ha.
ned both the patience and the pockets
i the trade, which has been unable it
L-sit the pressure, aud been obliged u
make a heavy liquidation.
The bureau Report is somewhat iu
.euuite ui its calculations, but read as i
,euerally is here; seems to point to :
jrop of S million bales; at New Orleaus,
i iwever, the conclusions are different,.
i. id the inference accepted is one of i.
leoidedly larger crop. In this conflict oi
pinion, of course, only time can provt
.ie correctness of either, and in tht
dean while, we shall be governed b
.actors that arise from time to time, for,
u on previous occasions, the Govern
nent Report will be a thing of the pasi
iu a day or so, while the movement,
ts it transpires, either full or otherwise.
. ill have its bearing upon the market,
riiich, though having found a decidedly
,jer level ihan was anticipated, is just
iow in such a sensitive condition thai
my tendency of a bearish nature win
probably have undue weight, 60 that
eavy receipts will act adversely if the
;oine to light. On the other hand, a mod
erate movement, or anything in conso
iance with moderate crop ideas, say Hi
Millions or less, will nQt unlikely give us
t fair imprgvement again. The absten
.ion of ttie American spinner is still mosi
loticeable, and has proven disappointin1'
o the trade at large. Notw'standing
uis, the utatUtloal position, as evidenceu
tne world's visible supply, is by no
ueans an unreasonable one, ' aud niigui
,eave room for the hope of better things
,i the actual supply does. n,qt exceed tht
onsei vative expectations. Beyond tins
i.nler the existing disappointment ana
ae positive uncertainty, it would bt
i.izardous to offer any opinion.
Cuicaqo, December 15.
Iav Wheat Bl 82f
.day Ribs 4.02 4.05
List oi Letters.
.iemaining in the Post Office at New
Berne, Craven county, N. C. Dec. 12th,
A Mrs. Dellah Andrews.
G Mr. John Gearuts, Mr. Sanal
I Mr. Sam Ivens.
M Mr. Craib, antenlaw, Rev.
N Mr. Davil Nanroff ,
P Mr. Porter.
S Mrs. Nettie Scoot,
T Mr, C, F. Tripp, care of H,
W Mr. David Winfield, Mr. E.
White, Miss Ider L. F, Williams, Mr.
V. D. Whitfield, Mr. Johnny Woods.
Persons calling for above ' letters will
please say advertised and give date of
The regulations now require that one (1)
cent shall be collected ' on the delivery
of each advertised leeter.
M. MANLY, P. M.
Electric Bitters is a medicine suited for
any season, but perhaps more generally
needed, when the languid exhausted feel
inu prevails when the liver is torpid and
sluggish aud the nee4 uf a tonic and alter
ative is Ifjlt. A prquipl uae of this medi
cine lias rifieh ' averted long aud perhaps
Eitttl bilious levers. No mdicme will act
tuoiv surely in counteracting and freeing
system uouj the malarial poison.
. deadactie, Indigestion, CousUuiplloU,
1 . . irii .o r;n..
uizziuess y lei' i to iiiauu- xjiucio. vv,.
iua. $100 per boule at F. S. DutivN
Diiy Store. W
How It Is Regarded In Washington
by Prominent Men.
Washington, D. C, Dec. 14. The re.
port published in the Times yesterday
that the manner in which Maceo is re
ported to have been killed would very
likely be the inspiration of a request, for
official inquiry by the House or Senate
today was a fruitful cause of comment of
an approving nature.
Quite a number of Senators Repre
sentatives were seen, and while none of
them knew what particular member of
either branch of Congress would intro
duce such a resolution, they all discussed
the matter interestedly.
Three of them said that while they did
not know of any specific inquiry, it was
very probable that the reported military
murder of Maceo would be discussed in
cidentally in the various resolutions of
JUills, Cullom, Call and others now before
Among those interviewed was Senator
Thurston. "I would vote," lie said em-1
phatically, "to enter the protest of this
government against the manner iu which
this Cuban war is carried on, and espec
ially as to the death of Maceo, assuming:,
of course, that the report is true and that
the killing was done as given in the dis
patches. "The feeling in Congress on tiiis nfat
ter is very strong and it is to be pre
sumed that the Maceo incident will in
tensify it. But apart from this I would
support almost any resolution th it might
be introduced. I would vote f'.r a reso
lution recognizing the Cubans as belli
gerents. You may say that I will be in
line with any policy on this question
which may be formulated by such Sen
ators as Sherman, Frye, Hale, Lodge or
Congressman Berry, of Kentucky, who
served in the civil war, does not believe
the reported death to be a fact, "but,"
said he, "I am for Cuba all the time. I
think the war has gone on long enough
and it is to be regretted that Mr. Cleve
land did not indicate in his message a
definite line on which Congress could
Referring to the circumstances of the
death of Maceo, Mr. Berry said that it
was very unlikely that it should have
been compassed under the cover of a
flag of truce. The Spaniards do not rec
ognize the insurgents as belligerents, and j
it is open to grave doubt that any such
rlag entered into the question.
"As to the proposed resolution, I have
not heard who will introduce it, but it is
not improbable that an expression has
been made out of which your report has
Mr. McMillin, of Tennessee, said that
ne had not seen any of the members
luring the day. He had, however, seen
:he statement in the Times that such a
resolution would be introdnced, but did
not care to say what shape the legisla
tion referred to would take.
The Klrmess a Success.
Special Correspondence of the Jol-rxai..
Wilmington, Dec. 14. The curtain at
our opera house has just rung down on
die first performance of the Wilmington
.Cirmess, chronicling the most notable
spectacular success ever seen in North
The brilliantly lighted theatre, beauti
fully decorated with flags of many na
tions, among which were intertwined
festoons of the graceful bamboo and
other evergreens, formed a charming set
ting to this notable scenic and social
event, at which were gathered in full
array the beauty and fashion of Wil
mington. The sinuous movements of the several
national dances, the ch,a,rming grace and
abandon of the dancers, the beauty and
variety of costume and the gorgeousness
and brilliancy of the mise en scene com
posed an effect altogether fairy-like and
The cultivated and enthusiastic audi
ence wag lavish in its applause, and on
,.x siues vvcic iicuxu lAJltaaiuiia ui eic-
light that bore abundant testimony lo
the unprecedented success of this long
anticipated and magnificently prepared
festival, having for its praiseworthy ob
ject to provide a merited monument to
North Carolina's distinguished Revolu
tionary patriot, Cornelius Harnett, pre
eminent among the brave and noble sons
of our Cape Fear section.
This "first night" performance reflects
highest' credit upon the stage participants,
aud upon all connected with the manage
ment of this most unique and brilliant en
tertainment, whose financial success be
comes thus assured, notwithstanding the
great cost of production.
A change of programme has been an
nounced for each, succeeding night, and
many people from the several larger cities
of the State have already secured seats
for the three remaining evenings of this
brilliant and never-ta-he-forgottcn pa
geant. From Faj'etteville a large con
tingent of society people is booked for
Tuesday evening's performance, uud the
social world of Wilmington is looking
forward with pleaaed anticipation to
giving a welcome greeting at the Wed
nesday evening Kirmess to its many
friends and acquaintances of the "City oi
Did Not T ake Advics.
Not long since a Lancashire la
borer, not feeling quite "well, was
pursuade by hia wife to consult a
doctor. Tae doctor, after making
a thorough examination of him, said
there was nothing serious the mat
ter with hia health,, but advised him
to be more careful with his diet., not
to smoke as much as usual, and,
above all, to abstajn, from whisky
for a little time. The laborer
thanked the doctor and was prepar
ing to leave when the latter called
him back.andsaid: "I beg your par
don, but I charge half a crown for
my advice." "Mebbe you do," re
plied the laborer, '"but I'm no'
taking ;t." And he went out without
will lisit! a wonderful
IX OI K STOCKS.
(J No one can fail to K
find an Elegant
We have the choicest
Fruits and Nuts
Our Assortment of
: : IS : ;
U N X L D
is the argument
also $250 and
$2 shoes for
men and $20. Cj
$2.00 and $J.75
The full line for sale by
J. j. BAXTER,
anta Clans In
ft 'tms?w& v
At New Berne's Busiest Store.
BIG OPENING ALL THIS WEEK OF THE LATEST NOVELTIES.
Everything you can wish for In dolls, toys of all kinds, game,
books, Japanese goods, celuloid and white metal goods, albums,
toilet cases, eollar and enff boxes, etc.
Over 1,000 pieces of ornamental and usiful glassware will bo on
sale this week.
Come and make yoar selection and we will keep the package un
til you wish it seat. Lots of thing being sold but wo will
have new arrivals on every steamer.
These are the Prices that make our Stores
Useful and Ornamental Gift.
Hand and stationary mirror at 9, 12,"
23 and 50 c eaeh. Photo frames at 8, 15
and up. Ink stands at 25 and 50c each.
Japanese screens, our price 38 cents each.
After dinner Jap sets at 98c set up. Beau
tiful cups and saucers at 23 o. Vases,
chocolate pots and tea seta. Toilet cases,
complete, at 48o, worth tl. Manicure
sets, in haudaome box, at 75c. Hand
some toilet cases, plush and celluloid,
our price $ 1.05 and $2.20. Neck tie and
glove boxes, celluloid, price 98, f 1.25 and
up. Collar and cuff boxes, made of lea
ther and celluloid, at $1, 1.88 and up to
r loor eaaeis at 48, 73, $1, i.4o each
Wq will have on sale this week about
1,000 pieces ornamental and useful glass
ware at unheard of low prices.
We will keep any goods that may be selected and Bond thern any
where in the city at any time.
Extra fcrce of help will be employed to accommodate our friends
and patrons duiing the Holiday rush.
The Big Dry Goods Bargain House
Ci. A. IlarFoot, Manager.
QAND GOOD THINGS
TO EAT AND
GET THEP1 AT
IS NOW IN ORDER.
ZSr" We invite your attention to
the following Bill of Fare:
-STuts of all kinds This year's crop.
London Layer and loose muscatels.
Thoroughly cleaned, ready for use
French Prunes, California Prunes.
Peaches, Pears, Apricots.
Atmore's celebrated Miace Meat.
Oranges, Apples, Cocoanuts.
Xice cooking Butter, 10c. pound.
Nice Mixed Candy 10c. pound.
Flavoring Extracts and Spices.
Very best Butter fresh from Dairy.
Small Hams and
Sweet Mixed Pickles Zeinz's.
Canned Goods of all kinds.
The very best Flour 3 cents per
pound till after thj Holidays.
Give us a call before buying and
we will save yeu money. Our prices
are low, and our goods of the high
, NEWIBEBNE, N.C.;
Doug! as i
BEST DT THE WORLD.
A $3.00 SHOE FOR $1.00.
It b stylkli, durable and prrfect-fittine;, qualities
absolutely necessary to make a finished shoe. Th
cost of manufacturing allows a mllfr profit to dealers
than any shoe sold at $3.00.
"W. L. Douglas S3.50, $4.00 and $5.00 Shoes are the
proaucuons ci smiled workmen, from the best
material pcrsiblc to put into shoes sold at these
The "Bolmont" and "Pointed
Toe" (shown In cuts) will be
the leaders this season, but any
otner sryie desired may be
obtained from our agents.
We ne only the Txt Calf, Rnl Osjf
(nil colon) French J"lnl Oalf, ranch
KiiMrnel, Vlcl Kid, etc., grades to aorra
aufind with prlciin of the ihoaa.
if dealer uanuot upiilr ynu, writ
W. L. DOUGLAS, Brockton,
Jfew 15 e rne. C.
All His Glory!
Doll, To j. Etc.
Dolls, TurkisU lanterns, nlz. 7c. each;
Jap dolls, berses, wagons, Xmas cards,
and tree ornameDts He. each. Dolls, horns,
games, pin trays and bix assortment ot
tin toys, at 5c. each. Draw slates, biff
dolls games, Jap trays, roaring parrots,
etc, at 9c. each. Children juvenile book
nt S. 5, 9, 12, 18, 25 nd 50 cents each.
Woden soys, worth 25c, our price 18c.
DolU at 1, 8, 5, 8, 10, 15, 18. 25, 48 and
up to $2.00 each. Beautifully dressed
dolls at 63c, and 91.18 each. Musical
tops at 9, 18 and 25c. each. Games B, ,
15 find up to $1.00 each.
White Metal Goods.
Jewel cases, our price as low As 47, 75,
95c and up. Hankerchief, glore and
tie oiiseg at stirring low figures. Silk
and fine linen handkerchiefs, suspend
ers, canes, gloves, all makes, very nice
To our Country Friends and Pa
trons: We have opened our place of bus
iness next door to I'ost Office. We
guarantee to sell yon first-claas
goods as cheap as any house in the
city. We are receiving an extra
quality for our Christmas Trade.
Plain and Fancy Candle",
Nuts, Raisins. Apples,
Oranges, Bananas, Lemons, etr.
Tobaccos, Cigars, Tipes, ete.
Flcase call and see what
N. NUNN & CO.
marshali.bf.ru, n. c.
Ret. W. Q. A. Graham, IB., D.D.,
Located ten miles Enst of Reaufort, N. C.
Aided by the Methodist Church, we
are ruDiiiug a school to lienefit the
many who are unable lo pay
exorbitant prices lor
board and tuition.
SPRING TERM OPENS JAN., 4, '7.
Orii Tkrms: Primary) Grade, Board
and Tuition, $7.00 per month; Inter
mediate Gradu, Board and Tuition, $7 60
per mouth; Academic Grade, Bourci and
TuitioD, $8.00 per mouth.
We furnisb as good board as can be ob
nined In any country place, besides tli
'y?ti:rs. li)), etc, etc., with which th
eii abounds. Write the President for all
information desired. ,
Holiday Goods !
If you want a useful present, call
and examine our lino of
Cut Glass, Fancy Queensware,
Carlsbad and Ha v Hands
Ii. II. Culler fc Co.
The Mnle Tmlrrdsj.
Did you attend our big print Hale yes
tcrday ? Only think of getting good Cal
ico at 3.0. - Hint's whiit the people bought
it at yesterduv. BARrovr'-.