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KIW BIRS, CBITIN COUSTT, N. C," FRIDAY, FEBBU1RT 21, 190J..-SICOSD SICTIOS.
Of General Thomas F. Twn at
.". Ralelfh. ' ' -
BIi Friends Sfceekfi at the Newr.
Contracted Paeamenla Trr
Heatbi Aft Idaeatlantl ,
Trip la Northeastern
Seetloa ef tha . '
Special lo Journal, v t -' :
Ralsioh, Fob. 19 Vary suddenly and
unexpectedly this a, a, at 10-.4I, Oenaral
Thomas F. Toon, died In tbli city. .
Tbe newt of ibe sudden death of Gen
era! Thomas P. Toon caused ehock"
ber when It wu known. .
'He was apparently well at breakfast,
bat afterwardi complained of acuta In
digestion. A physician wu teat for,
wbo quiokly relieved him.' Oeneral
Toon then aald ha would lla down a mo
ment.. A ba did to bis face became par
pie, and be died without a straggle.
. It will not be known, twill tomorrow
when be wilt be burled, at members of
bli family cannot all arrive before then,
bat It It probable he will ba burled
here. , " : ,
It ii tald tba ramalna will not lie In
state, but will remsint home.
General Toon left his offlca here three
months ago tomorrow, to go on an edu
cational tour with Gov, Aycock In the
Northeastern counties of the State, and
contracted pneumonia at Washington.
He had recovered from the attack of
pneumonia, aud expected to be la his
office in a few days.
'. - He was State Superintendent of Pub
lic Instruction, and during his short time
in office, had created a most enviable rap
ntatlon in carrying out tba duties of his
-office. v . - ,
Gen. Toon was a Confederate soldier
In the Civil war, and was , wall known
throughouijtbis State. .- . .
Strikers Pi event tbe Sale of Food.
, MxDMD.Feb. 18. The strike move
ment threatens to Involve the whole of
the province of. Catalonia. . Tbe strict
Censorship maintained makes It difficult
to net accurnte news of the occarrawjea.
One of tbe rhlr'f alms of tha strikers at
Barcelona m nis to be to prevent the
, sale of food. .- The slaughter bosses are
filled with meat which the strikers pre
vent from being delivered to Ibe shops.
Similar conditions exist In tbe other
markets with tbe result that prices are
. rising and a famine is feared. It la be
lieved the" strikers have; accreted stores
Pyny-Balaam BelleTM Right Away
and makes a speedy sod of eooght and eolda.
How Prince Henry Will be Received
New York,' Feb. 18. Rear-Admiral
Robley D. Evans today Issued orders to
the captains of -his fleet concerning their
duties on Washington's birthday, the
day PrlncoJQenry is expected to arrive.
First, the orders direct that 8 a.m. the
vessels of the squadron will ''full dress''
ship and remain so dressed until sunset
At Meridian a national salute will be
When the Kronprlnx Wfthelm, having
on board Prince Henry, arrives the ad
. mlral ahd his staff will board her at near
quarantine. When the liner passes Ad
miral Evans sqadron the vessels will
man the military tops, turrets and rails.
A salute of twenty-one guns will be fired
by each ship; the German flag being
broken at tbe main at the first gun. : At
; the last gun of the salute each vessel wll)
haul down the German flag and reholst
the American flag.
I " When the HobencoUem hoists the Im
perial stanflard a naluteef twenty-one
guns wilt be fired by each ship of the
squadron.Q.tfter the Imperial atandard
has been- saluted . commanding officers
of the squadron will visit the Hohensol
lern and pay their respects to Prince
The.sbips :of;tbe squadron will be II-
lumlaated with electrlo lights and mot
v toes famished for the purpose from 7 to
Washington, Feb 18-By direction of
the President, the care aud coatrol t f
the Statue of Liberty on Beril- Island,
New. Tor k,. has beea transferred from
the Ilghthoase Board under tbe juris
. diction of the Treasury 'Department, to
tho war Department. V The ' transfer
will take effect on the 1st Of March
when the beacon light will be dltcon
tlnued ami tbo secret'? of war t day
sent IntructloDa lo- General Brooke
. commanding - tbe Department, of the
East, to designate an bfjlcer of his com-
tud to whom the Treasury Depart
.xnint could turn over the statue and
adjacent land.. ... -
DR.?EOOP'S fREVElfUCS. 1
-" The great cold cure, are sold and guar-
' antced by Bradbam's l'barmaey. If you
bring tbe empty box back, and you arr
not satisfied with Pieventlcs we will re
turn jour 25 cents. You mnnt have
the in on 1 1 vl If you expect to tret" .t
' " : i ! j - ' n Is bifi-r f i
KILLS MAT SHUT DOWN.
Cattaa Tarns Rot Advanced to
- , Higher If ice U Spot Cotton
Char lot to, N. C , Feb. 18 -From an
Interview given by several cotton manu
faetarers it would seem that nnless
there Is some change la prices a large
curtailment may follow among tba yarn
mills. A prominent .manufacturer,
speaking of high prices t cotton to day
aid that at present prices for spot cot
ton It Is almost Impossible for tbe mills
lo coma oat as good as even on . manu
factured goods, our people gutting the
same, prices now as when cotton was
selling around ? cents. Cotton yarns
have not advanced anything like tbe ad
vanoe la cotton. Just how long the
mills will hold out under these condi
tions ha was unable to sty, but certainly
ft !ll not belong.-' i:. ,'""' "
Other manufacturers were approached
oa the aarae subject and unanimously
corrobotatbd the foregoing statement
One went so far as te say that be was
afraid that If conditions did not change
very sooa a number of mills would of
necessity be compelled to shutdown un
til higher prices prevailed, Another
manufacturer admitted that the mills he
was connected with had made no money
for some time and that at present
prices obtainable for yarns It was los
ing game all tbe way through.. Mills
making the finer grades of yarns are
about tbe only ones making auy money
It Is said.
By Hobson's Request.
Xenla. Ohio, Feb. 18. "I suppose it Is
about all there." said Captain Rich
mond Pearson Hobson, when teen . to
day . regarding Piesldent Roooevelt's
recommendation , for bis retirement,
"and beyond that there Is not much to
say, t have not read tho full text of
It, but it waa by my request aud he
follows my reasons for retirement.
"My eyes were in j a rod by my work
and it Is impossible for me to remalu
In that department of tbe navy. Until
I engaged In the wrecking work my
eyes were strong and gave mo no trou
ble. : There Is a difference between the
retirement I desire and a resignation
under the rule of the department; a re-
red officer, is released from service
In time of peace, to be called upon Iu
Miss Stone Liberated.
Paris, Feb. 18 The Temps tbia even
ing publishes a dispatch from Constan
tinople, which announces that' Ml-s
Ellen M. 8tone has ;bee.o releii.-' 1 bj
the brigands, who nave held her c'ip
tlvo since September 8 last, and has
been handed over iu good henlili to tbe
dragoman of t tbe American ligation.
The dispatch adds that the ' Rev. Tsil-
ka"" has been arrested on the charge
of complicity - in the kidnapping of
BEEF TRUST VS. INDEPENDENTS.
Great Fight lo maintain Trust. Packers
Chicago, 111., February 19 The Chi
cago' Dressed Beet Trust has declared
war on a New York Packing Company,
which has '.Invaded the Western field,
cbwarachlld & Sulzberger Company is
the concern that must fight for its life
The tint gun of the Armour-Swift Mor-
rls-Oadaby forces Is a reduction of 25
per cent, for dressed beef in Chicago
and all tbe territory reached by the
New York firm. Instead of ; receiving
to 10 cents, the packers aro getting
from Of ' to 7 cents for for the best
dressed beef, and tbe market man 1b
eaplng all the benefit, for the retail
price has not been reduced one cent,
Armour & Co., Swift & Co. and Nul
son Morris & Co., have bad a monopoly
of the local territory, and they divide 1
Up between tben.SJlves . and held
prlces'up according to tholr treaty ot
Jl. big slaughter hause has Just been
erected by ; the Bchwa zchlld & .Sulz
berger Company, at the slock yards, and
they have been joined by the Anglo-
American Provision' Company, which
formerly handled hog produote, but little
dressed beef In Chicago:
The Chicago concerns cut below the
Cost of the beef to them as it bangs in
their cooling rooms. Tbe New'York
Arm did the tame, determined to get-
business at all hazards. . ' --
The price of cattle at the stock; yards
is the highest In ten years, so tile pack
era are bt arlng tremendous looses.
Band of Insurgents Surrenders.
Manila, Feb. 19. -What Is believed to
have been the. largest existing band of
Insurgents in Batanga province surren
dered yesterdiy t LteutenaU Charles
D. Rhodes, of the Sixth Cavalrj, at Ba
tten, Major Amoranto, two captains, six
lieutenants and nlntty-elght Filipino
soldier 1 gave themselves up and also sur
rendered five revolvers, sixty-six ri
and 2,000 rutin Is of ammunition.
' LESS WORRY.
Children will play and get over-heated
get their feet wet, expose themselves
dozens of ways, and you can't prevent
It. All you can do is to keep them
tree from exposure as possible and al
ways have In the house a Cough Remedy
that can be depended upon. An way's
Croup Syrup will fill every requirement
It is guaranteed to cure Coughs, Cold
mi Croup or the price 25 cents will
refunded 1 f any dealer selling it. Sold
If F - v.', Ucnn and Bradham'
Auditorium Hatter. Removing Snow
Blockade on Business Streets.
Weather During 'sentry.
RiLaion, Feb. 19.Only 18 counties
are now unheard from in regard to tha
matter of State aid tq, their commoa
schools. No more figures aa to tbelr
nils for aid are now given out. Officials
say tbe reason for thia reticence Is that
publications encourago some counties to
apply for larger sums. s. - -
The board of directors of tbe audi
torium makes an offer to tbe Methodist
Orphanage trustees of $15,000 for tbe
Academy of klusic. Tbe price at which
tbe latter has been held Is $17,800. It Is
believed tbe $15,000 will be accepted.
The Raleigh' road district convict
force and wagons were put at work to
day to aid tbe city force la removing
snow from business streets. On . streets
running east and west tbe snow has
been piled several feet in depth. : : -
The climate and crop service bulletin
for January for North Carolina wu Is
sued today. Tbe mean temperature for
ibe month was 88 degrees, which Is I
below the normal. Tbe highest monthly
mean was 44, at Soutbport; the' lowest
81, at Lin villa. Tbe highest tempera
ture was 75; the lowest 5. The average
rainfall was only 9 87 Inches, which Is
1.83 below the normal. The average
snowfall was nine tenths of an Inch.
The largest total 10.5 Inches, was at
Highlands, Macon county. Only traces
occurred east of tbe piedmont 'plateau.
Snow fell at Aebeville on five days.
McDuffie's Witch Hazel Foot Healer V
one of the finest baby powders known,
cure.i pilckly heat and gives instant re
lief 23 cents at F. H. Duffy's.
Boy Buried Alive.
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 10 The steamer
Dlrlgo which arrived from Alaska yes
terday brings news that Cbilkoot In
dians near Hins Mission, Alaska, on
February 5, buried alive one of their
tribe, a boy 15 years of age. The b y
had been converted, to Christianity by
Miio A. Seilon, a Methodist missionary
and In a burst of religious zeal denounc
ed the mummeries of tbe tribal Icht, or
medicine mn. This act aroused tbe
anger of the superstitious old men of tbe
Clerk's Wise Suggestion.
1 have lately been much troubled with
dyspepsia, (niching and sour stomach,'
writes M. 8. MoaJ, loading pharmacist'
of Auleboro l! g!-. ""I isould eat -hardly
anything . without suffering several
hours. My cletk suggested I try Kodo
Dyspepsia Cure which I did with most
Hppy results. I have had no more
trouble and whed one can go to eating
mitsce pie, cheese, candy and nuts after
such a time, their digestion must be
pretty good. 1 endorse Kodol Dyspep
sia Cure heartily." You don t have to
lict. Eat all the (rood food you want
but don't overload the stomach. Kodol
Dv sncpsla Cure digests your food. F. 8
International Steamship Race.
London, Feb. 20. The Dally Mail as
scrts that the steamer Campania and tbe
American steamer St. Louis are racing
he North German Lloyd steamer Kron
prlnx Wilhelm, with Prince Henry on
board, in an International contest to New
Tbe Campania left Queenstown Feb
ruary 10 at 0 o. m. ine m. Jjouis
left Cherbourg February 15 at 5.25 p. m
wbllo the Kronprlnz Wilhelm sailed
from tbe same port at 9 p. m. of Feb
ruary 10. .
To equal tbelr best previous westward
records the Campania should arrive at
Sandy Hook lightship atl 1:16 p. m. Feb
ruarp 21. The St. Louis should arrive
there at 2.20 a. m. of February 22,; while
the Kronprlnz Wilhelm should reach
the lightship at 7.45 a. m. also of ' Feb
OVER THE OCEAN.
tn China the year begins in Febni
ary. " . " ' - v
Robert Loula Stevenson's- birthplace
in Edinburgh is for sale, and the price
naked is somewhat lesa than $3,000.
- Bv the summer of 1003 Swiss tour
ists wlll be able to reach the Upper En
fcnditie from- Thusls by rail In three
hours Instead of in ten by stage.
Investigations conducted recently at
Bnku by tbe Russian government lead
to the belief that the naphtha beds at
that point extend far but under tbe
sea, j '''.'',
A movement Is on foot in Spain to
raise a monument to the memory of
Emlllo Cnstelar, tbe greatest Spanish
Renubllcan orator of the nineteenth
For using the Polish word "sobe' in
atend of the German word ''bier" an
officer in tbe Austrian army baa just
been sentenced to alt. months' Impris
onment on bread and water. -
' Since the middle pf November last
Paris has a Russian high school at
Which most of the university branches
are tatight, some of them by eminent
Russian fugitives or residents.
The custom in France of posting on
tbe dead walls of every commune
throughout the country the speeches of
ministers Is to be discontinued. Every
time It Is done It costs tbe government
The Best prescription for Kalaria.
Chills and Fever is a bottle of GnovB
Tasteless CniMi Tosio. It Is. simply
Iron and quinine in a tasteless form- No
cure no py. Trice 6 Jo.
And Closed Capitol Bulldtof For
Corporation Coamtaeloaera Ratara.
Wlatry Aspect of Laadseape.
Karal FrecDelirery Car
riers Blocked by
Halciob, February 80 Tbe corpora
tion cnmrolsioners and tbelr secietary
returned loda'frum Miami, Florida,
where tbey went after the close of tbe
annual convention of railway commis
sioners at Charleston. It was a rude
shock lo tbem to come heie and plunge
Into bitter winter weather and deep
snow after a stay In that land of perpet.
aal summer, ' x-
From Greensboro westward to tbe
mountains tbe snow has melted consid
erably and here and there the ground Is
visible. JThe snow there was not so deep
as It It here. Ia this section there is
nothing visible but an unending sheet of
deep snow. A few flakes of snow fell
this morning, with a raw wind from the
northwest. The heavy freezes at night
have formed much ice.
The Capital was closed today, draped
in mourning aud the flags were at half
staff. It was definitely settled that Gen
Toon's body will not lie In State, Mem
bers of his family arrived today laclud
Ing bis k ns, T. V. Toon, of Atlanta
and H. B. Toon of Lynchburg, 8. C : and
bis daughters, Mrs. Octavla Rowland of
Warren county and Mrs. Mary Fuller
and Miss Robbie Toon of Lumberton,
and his brothel s, Aiehlbuld and Abram
Toon ot Yi htievllle. Uen. Toon was a
deacon of tbe Baptist Tabernacle here.
A. McLean, G. B. McLeod and E. K
Proctor of Lumberton and G. B. Putter-
son of Maxton were among bis f re ids
who came to attend the funeral.
The rural free delivery carriers can
only got 8 miles from here on their daily
rounds since Tuesday, as the snow is so
deep tbelr horses cannot do more than
the 18 miles.
Governor Aycock and staff were to
bsve been tbe guests of the People of
Southern Pines tonight but the trip ws
Favorite Nearly Everywhere.
Constipation means dullness, depress
ion, headache, generally disordered
health, De Witt's Little Early , Risers
stimulate tbe liver, open the.bowels and
relieve this condition. Safe, speedy and
thorough. They never gripe. Favorite
ills. F. S. Duffy.
The following quotations were receiv
ed by J. E. Latham & Co, New Bern,
Nw Yori:, Feb. 20
Cotton; Open. High. Low. Close
March 8.67 8 07
My,. 8.48 8 55
July.......... 8.40 8.54
Aug.......... 8.25 8.33
Oct 7.80 7.85
Chicago, Feb. 20
Open. High. Low. Close
. 78 781
Open. High. Lew. Close
614 . Bit
Open. Hick. Lew. Closs
Hew York, Feb. 20.
Open. High. Low. Close
.. 1281 180 : 123$
So Ry ....
. . 281
tj. s. s
Tex Pao ..
. . . Liverpool
Spots 4.11-18. Sales 7,008 bales.
Futures, Feb-Mck 4.
MayJane 4.80. -
MEW BERN OOTT9N MABKT.
Cotton la the local market yesterday
71 to 81 cents.
134 060 .
. This week.
Sat. ' 18C00
Tues 28000 '
Frl. '- ' '
' ; 121,006
DIME CATARRH SKUFP .
loosens np the tenacious viscid mucus
in nose, clears out the head and stops
catarrhal headaches due to cold con
gestion tn the front ot head. Tbe cost
Is only 10 cents and the benefit arising
from Us use Is worth dollars hetlth too
f.'fj. lyl fOnVirU'- -y.
'Academy of Mistc farcbased By Audi.
. loriam Company. Te Be Imprcved.
BpecW l0 ;Joara
IUlbioh, Feb. SO. Tbe Tiuieesf
tba Melbodiat Orphanage accept the of
fer of fifteen tbaurand dollars mx.'.u l-y
the Kaielgh Aotlt-iilum Company for
tha Academy ot Musiy payable iu 5 per
cent ten year bonds.
Tha Auditorium Company ill expend
twelve thousand dollars in enlarging
and Improving tho buijdlng, aud miking
It tbe bandsouiet theatre lo K tat Caro
lina. REIGN OF TERROR.
Striking Rrluters at Barcelona Threa en
llA.lh In M ft.flimln. VnrV
Madrid, Feb. 19. According tn tb-
news received here a rtlu of terror pn -vails
at Barcelona. Tbe printers on
strike have threatened death to any of
their comrades daring to reaumo work.
There have been many cases where arm
ed Strikers concealed themselves and
sniped" the troops.
At San Martin, a suburb of Rarceloca,
the strikers flied from tbe housetops on
the troops. Tbe latter thereupon firei
at the calconta, killing a woman and a
child. In one conllict, tn the center of
the town, five men were killed and three
were wounded. The owner of a factor?
was stabbed and killed by the strikers.
It Is alleged that already two huudre l
persons hive been killed and one wound
ed at Barcelona, but the authorities col
ceal the real flures. All the theaUet:
have been closed. The strikers assemble
on the railroad bridges and fusillade the
trains with stones. They threaten to
ase dynamite unless the railroad com
panies stop running trains.
I am compelled by law to s ttle the
State and County Taxes on the 1st Man-
day in May 1902, and iu oidcr lo do so,
must push their collection.
Delinquents are beriby notified, that
if their taxes are not paid within the
next few days they will be visited by a
Deputy with full authority to collect.
This will necessitate tbe addition of
costs.' Pay your taxes NOW and save
rouble acd money." "
J. W. BIDDLE,
It's Noto Time
' to purchase your Bicycle for
Snrine. Our Bicvcles have been timed
and everybody who rides them say s they
are ahead of the age, They are light in
weight, easy running and the prices are
if your Bicycle is weak or needs at
tention, bring it to us. We guarantee
satisfaction. We make keys to fit any
lock, clean and repair typewriters, etc.
Dealer in Bicvoles, Fikkaems, Sporting
Goods, Phonographs, Job Pbiutino,
JlrBBBB STAMrs, Seal Pbessbb, &cj
91-93 Middle St -NEwlBERN, H.
In view of the fact that it is not gen-
eraly anderstood that the Rice Crop is
highly protected from foreign competi
tion by an import dnty and that the
crops, raised in the United States have
every year fallen much below the home
consumption, the Carolina ttice Mills of
Goldsboro, N. C in order to encourage
the cultivation of Rico on 'a larger scale
than has heretofore been done is now
prepared to make contracts with plant
ers in North Carolina for their crops of
rice they may raise during the year 1008
on the most liberal terms.
Parties interested, who wish to avail
themselves of this offer, can communl
eate with ns and we will take pleasure
ia giving full particular.
CAROLINA RlfB MHL,
Goldsboro, N. C.
T ROMULUS A. NUNN,
. Attorney at Law,
NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA
Office: South Front Street, Oppossi e
I Fancy Elgin and
! Fox River Butter
FRESH LOT JUST RECEIVED.
IJtua IJeanc, White Beans.
Looso Oatllrtke?, Ontaiio f n-pared and Old Fashioned
Huch wheat. Sp
Mple Syrup, Corn Syrup, Fancy Torto llieo Molasses. - - 5
Mince Meat, Prune?, Dried Apples and Peaches. 5
Cittiued Goods of all kinds. - .
l eather Dusters, lrooui, Lamp Chimneys and'Wicks.
Comjilete stock of everything in ihe grocery line, 3
GTGive me a call.
ever seen in New Bern, Suitable for the FARM, TTJVINr, SADDLE,
also DRAUGHT HORSES, that will be sold for cash on time.
GUARANTEED AS REPRESENTED.
JULIUS Wl. ARNOLD,
Of ALL Tobacco Fertilizers.
iEffl' mm iw
Specially prepared for the lands
good cure. Mai es wrappers sad fills
By its merit alone one farmer in
ly on his sixty acres of tobacco.
As our goods are manufactured
claim FieshniBB and Good Mechanioal Condition. x1
Lilt Grade Cattap, Potato.
Our Motto: "Not How Cheap, But How Good."
' B If )ou use Fertilizers ( all and See us. .
E. II. & J. A. MEADOWS CO.,
High Urade Fertilizers,
.Factory Nense Elver, NEW BERN, N.
S LJ!viyVlilavyisrtV(!av S&mfid4jr&
V Fresh Country
and Side Bacon,
Fancy New Orleans, West IndiaJJand Porto Kico Molasse?,
Vanilla Drips and Maple Syrup Just Received.
" ' We also have a full and and fresh supply of Fancy Cakes
and Crackers, such as Uneeda Biscuits, Uneeda Milk Biscuits,
Ojsterettes, . Cheese Sandwiches, Forentine Vanila Clreams
Orange Wafers, Chocolate, Ice ( reams, Sec.
Don't fail to give its a call and Jgetjyour groceries fmh
and deliTered promptly.
Ywurs to Please,
J. TZ. PABEBE, Jr.,
Wholesale and Retail Qrocer,
Wagons, Cart .
GIVE ME A TKIAli
71 Broad St. g
Horses & Mules,
Julius 171. Arnold
66 BROAD STREET,
Who has just returned Jfiom the
West with the finest lot of Horses
of Eastern Carolina. Insures a
Jones County will use it exclusive
near you and not re shipped, vie
AJlcrcp aci Cottoa
Cor. Uroad Sc Hancock Bis.