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.KIW BIRH, CB1TXH COUHTT, V. C, TUISDAT, MAI 6, 1902. FIRST SICTI05,
Why is ROTAL
Baking Powder bet
ter thnauny other?
- Because in its mammoth, works a
corps ' of chemical experts is con
stantly employed to test every ingre
dient and supervise every process of
manufacture to insure a product ab
solutely pure, wholesome and perfect
in every respect
The most wholesome food and
the most digestible food are made
with Royal Baking Powder.
l KOVAl IAKINQ POWDM CO., 100 WILLI AM (T., NEW YORK.
THE MARKETS. V
The fo.lowlng quotation were recelv
l by J. B Latham & Oo, New Bern
Niw Toek, May 5.
Cotton; Open. High. Low. Close
Hay 9.26 9.J6 9.06 9.06
July 9.24 9M 9.05 9.11
Aug. ..0.09 9.09 8.90 8.90
Sep 8.S2 862 8.87 8.4j
Oct ... 8.27 8.27 8.1S 8.18
Chicago, May 6.
Whhat: Open. High. Low, Close
May 74J 741 73 731
July 75 76 74 74
Cobs: Open. High. Low. Close
May........ 691 69J , 68 59
Ribs: Open. High Low. Close
May . 956 957 058, 952
New Tork, May 5.
Open. nigh. 'Low. Close
... 127 118 126f 138
86- 88f 86
U. & L... ...... m m 12f 12
U. 8. 8..... 41 41 40 41
V. 8. 8., Prerd..
Mo. P.......,,, 981 Wf 98 00
Atchison 78-79 78 78
Vi. C. O.....T.. 79 7 71 78
A. C. O
Am.Ioe... .....18i 18 18 18
- BpoU 6.3-10. Bales 7,000 bales.
Futures, . May-June 4.61. Ang-Sept.
New York, May 6 1902.
Panicky condition of Wall street Is
principal cause of break in onr mar
ket. . ... v "
Weakness on reported failures In Wall
St. -N . MM
Decline is running its course. Will
recover when weakness is entirely ellm-
Inaled which ought to be soon. :
-vj R. Moobb A Co.
Prescriptions at Davis'.
' Davis' Prescription Pharmacy makes
a specially of prescriptions. .,. Prompt
and rareful ' aiteuiion : is given them.
Only llic best drugs are used. The
prices are reasonable. Send yours there
to be filled.
Fifty Perish In Town on Fire.
" Cairo, Egypt, May 4. Fifty persons
have ' perished In a Are at MIt Gamr. a
town on the right bank of the DamielU
branch of the Nile. The flames were
started by the intensely hot weather pre
vailing. Thousands of native residences
and 200 stores were destroyed. -
Biliousness is a condition character
ized by 't disturbance of the digestive
organs. The stomsch Is debilitated, the
liver torpid, the bowels constipated.
There is a loathing of food, pains in the
bowels, dizziness, coated tongue and
' vomiting, first of the undigested or part
ly digested food snd then of bile. Chsm-
berlsln's Stomsch and Liver Tablets
allay the disturbances of the stomach
and create a healthy appetite. They also
tone up the liver to a healthy action snd
reeulate the bowels. Try them and you
are rortnin to be nrnh pWid wiUj tbe
rt-i-.u i on" a r r. fi. L'li.ry.
RAILROAD ELECTION ORDERED
By Commissioners of Pamlico County To
Consider Purchase of Bonds.
For years the people of Pamlico Coun
ty hsve been clamoring and rallying for
a railroad. Like many other local Scheme
it was expected that Outside espilal
would be attracted and a railroad built,
but the outside capitalists failed to show
up. Yesterday at a very enthuslastlcmee
lng held at Bayboro many of the proml
ment cltzens taking part, some good prac
tical work was accomplished and a rail
road may be the result.
Being appealed to the county commis
sioners were Induced to order a purchase
of $50,000 stock in the proposed . road,
and an election ' was ordered to be
held on June 28th st which the tsxpsy
ers of Pamlico may approve of, or reject
The road is planned to run from New
Bern to Bayboro and onto Vandemere, a
branch or spur will take in Stonewall
and. Oriental As the business men of the
county seem to be Interested, and very
much determined In- theoaUar Jt is
probable that the road will be built. '
Boer Leaders in Europe Active.
The Hague, May 4. Dr. Leyds, the
Boer representative in Europe, arrived
here and proceeded to Utrecht for a con
ference with Mr. Kroger.
Bnslness Changes. Interesting Debating
; ' Club. Two Marriages.
, May 6 Business in Arapahoe con
tinues in a lively condition. We have
another store in our town. Mr C F Brln
son of Arapahoe has bought the . store
formerly owned by Mr T A Land of New
Bern, and has started a general merchan
dise business, "
The farmers In our community seem
to be encouraged over their farming
prospect?, -The weather is fine and crops
looking well, considering the late spring
Some of oar farmers have begun to ship
cabbage.-. f --f
Our Arapaboe Literary Debating Club
is progressing nicely., i ' , 1 1
' Mr J B Lee of Arapahoe is preparing
to place the boilers for his saw mill.
Mr Robert Lee of Arapahoe Is paint
ing hi house; Mr Eugene Daniels being
the contractor. '
Mr James ' Eardlson and Miss Ella
Paul were united In the holy bonds of
matrimony last Wednesday night.
Mr Noah Lee and Miss Mertle Holton
were married yesterday afternoon all the
parties concerned live near . Arapahoe,
Mr W R Reel officiated.
Rev. D H Petree, of LaG range, filled
his appointment at the' Christian church
in Arapahoe yesterday and preached to
a large congregation. At . the close of
his dlscorse two members were added to
the church, they being Miss Lena Scott
and Mrs. Cassle Scott. 3. B. B.
Heidelberg Catl. ..
Heidelberg cnstl the beautiful Old
ruin on the Neckar so beloved by the
American tourist In Europe, to to be
reconstructed. German architects are
anxious that it should not be kept up
merely as a ruin, but that it bo en
tirely rebuilt It is considered far too
valuable a relic of renaissance architec
ture to act as an additional attraction
to A landscape. : The Grand Duke of
Hesse and Baden and the kaiser are to
be asked to support the project, which
Is to cost about 6,000,000 marks, Ger
mans are delighted at the proposed
change, but It is believed that foreign
ers will be sadly disappointed. Heidel
berg castle bas always been such an
admirable place to write letters from.
At any rate, the proposition to recon
struct the castle1 shows the length to
which Germans are going to the matter
of reconstruction, - '
YOU MOW TEAT YOU ARE TAJtlUG
When you take Grove's Tasteless' Chill
Tonlo, ranse the formula is plainly
I ' .1 1 1 ernry bottle showing thst It
' i ' ' 7 1. i p" 1 ; ;'"0 1 1 at''
Elk's Home For Winston
Salem. State Charters. Pahlic Sekeels.
Looking Arter Bright Tebacee.
Labor Scarce . In Wake
County. High PrI- '
lUuuon, May 4. The State charters
the Elks Home and Auditorium Go of
Winston-Bslem, capital 135,000; R. J.
Reynolds - and others stockholders.
The object is to build an auditorium.
A ehftrtor la lion vrantod tl Rihm.
sonviUe High' School Col of Martini
county, capital $10,000.,. . . , . ,
Another charter is granted the Tax
away. Tannery Co., of Transylvania
county, capital 1100,000.
A Japanese named Hatta was here to
day conferring with the commissioner
of agriculture regarding North Caroli
na's bright tobacco. He will visit va
rious sections. He came with an intro
duction from Milton Whitney of the
United States' Agricultural depart
ment. : -
In response to a question asked by
your correspondent, commissioner of
agriculture Patterson said he thought
this State's tobacco crop this year would
reach 150,000,000 pounds.
In accordance with calls for and to
keep their public schools open 4 months
in the year, the State today sent 1,603
to Madison county and $383 to Pamlico.
Hertford Is now the only county not
The plans for the new building at the
Methodist Orphanage should have been
in hand by February 1, but the architect
makes only promises.
The delegates from this State to the
Charleston Exposition on the "West In
dian Days", W. S. Chodwlck, W. B.
Blades, B. F. Montague, G. W. Watts
and W. R. Odell, are all expected to at
tend. There is a desire for the develop
ment of trade between the Southeastern
parts and the West Indies.
The high price of various foods excites
much remark. Sweet potatoes being $2
a bushel. For two small chickens 85
cents Is asked. . Eggs have retailed at 26
cents but are now 171.
The sheriff of this county says farm
labor,' white and black is very scarce
For two years this has been the case.
The scarcity increases. He ssys that
after last year's crop failure in this coun
ty 100 white families moved to Durham
to work in cotton mills. A good deal of
the labor is of poor type, declining to
work regularly, and merely doing odd
jobbs. The sheriff says this remark ap
plies to both white and black.
The State charters the T. R. Fowle
memorial hospital at Washington, James
L. Fowle and others trustees. It will
receive the sick and injured and. train
nurses. A charter is also granted the
Salem Parlor Furniture Co., of Winston
Salem, capltall $100,000 F H Fries and
others stockholders. V
KcDuffice's Little Blue Liver Pill makes
blue people bright, cleanses the system
of all the deleterious and unhealthy mat
ter and makes a new person of you. 25
cents at F. S. Duffy's.
Cone of ML Vesuvius Falls In.
Naples, May 4. The central cone of
ltt. Vesuvius has suddenly collapsed and
a large gap is now seen toward Pompeii.
Long and very deep cracks have also
made their appearance along the sides
of the volcano. "i.
Queen Margherlta Goto? to Corfu.
Rome, May 4. The Dowager Queen
Margherlta will shortly taken trip to
Corfu in the Italian battleship . Marco
Polo to see if the climate there will suit
her mother, the Dutchess of Genos, who
has been In poor health for some time,
INteldn Batte For Loaf Yoraa.
Butter Is now packed In a manner
that permits of Its carriage from Aus
tralia to Europe without losing Its
freshness. A box Is formed of six
sheets of ordinary window glass, and
the edges are sealed -with gum paper.
This box Is then Inclosed In plaster Of
parts a quarter of an Inch thieJt, this
being again covered with special p
pes, Tne plaster ia a bad conductor Of
heat, so the temperature Inside the box
remains the samo. Boxes are . now
made to hold 200 pounds of butter, and
the cost of packing Is a penny a pound.
Germany must either Import the bulk
of her foodstuffs or else lose her people
through emigration and her .export
trade through the high prices necessi
tated by dear food. Her Industrial
classes clearly realize this, and the
agrarian attempt to stop American Im
ports meet with an opposition at home
tar more effective than any remon
strance from Washington can be.
Milwaukee Sentinel. "
Effort to Murder 400 Persons.
Barcelona, May 4. Two men were ar
rested here In the aot of trying to blow
op a wesvlng factory at San Martin do
Provensals. Four hundred employes
were st work on the premises.
Clears at Davis.
Theo, Cubanola, Royal Blue, Lew
Wallace, Flor de Teller, and other lead
ing brands, at Dav's Proscription Thar-
Crops S after Gram trj Weather. Attack
of Hot: Cholera Over.
May 4. We are having so much dry
weather that most people complain of
their tobacco dying after being trans
Mr. J. F. King has built an addition
to his house.
Mr. E. Z. Barry is also having a kitch
en and dining room built close to his
Most people in this section complain
cf a poor crop of Irish potatoes.
Wo think that crows hsve been worse
in polling up corn than many years hero
tofore it seems. . ;
Cabbage which have been transplanted
are doing nicely, some are not set ont
yet on account of dry weather,
and command $1.25 per boshei.
Mrs. Elisabeth J. Taylor) has returned
komo from a several weeks visit to her
sons, Z. F. Taylor's, of Jones Oo. '
The creeks are getting very low and
anglers stlok close to their avoca
Mr. P. D. Frazelle has gone to work
once more after being sick so long. We
hone ho will have no backset.
We haven't heard any more from the
rvral free delivery for this route, we
hope Mr. Thomas didn't consign it to
the waste basket.
. The recent attack of cholera which so
affected the herds of hogs in this vlcin
Itv has ceased.
so long with typhoid fever Is in a strange
condition. The fever left her so she can
not walk and is helpless.
Grajr FlnUh an Silver.
The "gray finish" on silver to a re
cent invention. The piece of silver
plate (a watchcase, matchbox, vase,
pitcher or what not) to be finished by
this process Is first of all locked tight
and firm in a sort of frame and before
an apparatus that somewhat resembles
a toy cannon.
This arrangement to connected with
a receptacle containing a very fine
sand and a compressed air apparatus.
The whole Is connected in such a way
that when set In operation the blowgun
arrangement sends a terrlflo blast of
flno sand against the plate of exposed
silver. This beating of the grains of
Band against the silver produces arhat
is known as the "gray finish" In sever.
al hours, This finish Is nothing more
than a slight roughening of the sur
face of this metal by means of the
sand blast, Every grain of sand makes
an Impression on the metal, which If
examined with the microscope looks
like the roughened surface of a nut
meg grutcr. Washington Post.
Roves' PeoBUar Way-
The late Charles B. Rouss, the blind
New York millionaire merchant was a
very peculiar man. He sold not long
ago In reviewing his life: "A fellow
was fool enough to trust me when
came to New York, and I trusted oth
ers. The result was I smashed all to
pieces, owed $51,000, paid it up dollar
for dollar, never trusted anybody again
and never permitted anybody to trust
ma," After he sot well started in busi
ness he kept only those books In which
be could keep a record of sales and
payments. ' From town customers he
exacted cash on delivery. To out of
town customers he allowed credit only
for the time consumed in sending
goods by freight and returning a check
by mail. His employees he paid at the
close of each day, so that he could go
to his home at night "owing no man a
Relieving the publlo streets of snow
Is now effected in New York by means
Of steam machines. Nine of these have
been in operation the post winter, and
each one thaws out T50 cufile yards of
snow in a day. The snow to shoveled
Into a strong iron box, mounted on
Wheels, Into which steam Jets are In
troduced, which melt the snow. , The
.water drains off and flows into the
sewers. These nine machines are said
to have done as much work as seventy-
five teams were able to perform under
the old system of carting off the snow.
' It Makes Lla-atata.
' The largest Induction coll, which pro
duces the longest spark for service In
wireless telegraph, U said to be the one
.which was recently made for flashing
messages between the coast of Japan
and Korea, lit can produce, In fact, a
miniature streak of lightning forty-five
Inches In length, capable of killing any
number of persons 'who might get In
Its wsy, and when W operation Bends
out something Uke thuuder rolls. The
entire apparatus weighs about 2,000
Tfce Dawearrlast Wlacs ml m Blra.
- Dr. F. IL Knowlton of the United
States national museum says that per
haps the longest straightaway flight
made by birds in their migrations to
accomplished by some of the shore and
water birds that nest In the islands of
Bering sen and spend the winter at
Hawaii and Fanning. Island, 2,200 miles
away. As some of these birds live en
tirely on the shore and are probably
unable to rest on the surface of the wa
ter, they must Dr. Knowlton, ac
complish the whole distance In a single
flight Yet although there are no land
marks for them upon their long Jour
ney over a waste of waters, they make
their way to their destination "with
the precision of a rifle bullet" . '
While all the hospitals of Berlin are
usually overcrowded, there to one In
which not much more than half the
beds are occupied. It is presided over
by Dr. Schweninger, who for a time
was Bismarck's physician, but .whose
methods of treatment are so peculiar
tvt t'ia other rfcy-' 'ars era jractlcal
No Encampment Tbls Tear of State
Baral Free Mall Delivery Boate
Too Loaf. Ckirek Bslldlne;
RaLkioh, May 5 The Supreme Court
will devote this week to the appeal
docket of the 14th district
The Secretary of State today authoris
ed the dissolution of the ataxton Light
and Power Company.
There will be no encampment of the
State Guard this year. . The State sent a
provisional regiment to the Charleston
Exposition and this takes the place of
the encampment. The expense of the
Charleston encampment wu something
The post office department has a
special agent here, measuring the rural
free delivery routes. He finds that these
are all 4 orS miles longer than they
were stated to be. They were not orig
inally measured, but the distances fixed
were those given by the country people.
The saying that a country mile is s long
one is fully proved to be true. Country
people hsve alow idea of distances.
Saturday a route heretofore called 29
miles was found to be really 84.
Cards have been received here announc
ing the marriage of Miss LeGrand
Cameron, a daughter of the late Gen,
Francis H. Cameron, to Mr. Hugh
Hughes, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel,
New York, May 1.
Archetect Gibson of New York, who
Is preparing the specifications for the
new Church of the Good Shepherd, Is
here, snd says the specifications will
speedily be furnished. It Is decided to
press the work to completion. The
church will be one of the largest in the
The State superintendent discovers
that in Forsyth county, where the poll
tax is $2.30, only $1.19 of It Is given to
the public schools, Instead of $1.72 and
today the county superintendent was in'
structed to demand the other 531
Intense Interest wss felt here today in
the opening of the season of the State
The great Boston Festival Orchestra,
which gave a superb performance here
Saturday evening, went to Durham to
CAU8E OF POPULARITY.
Credit Thereto Ret Dae to Haaian
Heathers of the Family,
He who tells the story Is the owner
of a blue ribbon St Bernard dog,
masterly fellow and winner of admira
tion as well as prizes. Last Bummer
the dog went tvitn his master and
family to a fashionable resort and was
there the center of undiminished In
terest throughout the season.
"It was the most delightful summer
,we ever spent" recited the teller Df the
story and the owner of the dog the Mb
er day, "and the people were the nicest
as a whole we had ever met Our pon
larlty with the summer colons sua
most marked, and when the time came,
to depart It was with no end of sorrooi
that we began to make our adieus. Nat
urally, it filled us with a good deal lit
pride to think that those with iwhom
we had sojourned should wish we sveta
not going to leave them. But pur ranjtj;
was short lived. There came shOOU
which set us all to thinking and ?BB
derlng as to svhom the credit foi (mi
prestige svaa duo. It happened titnetj
bright faced, fcrcesji tittle Kir) Dt et&t
sen, iwho was sront to express bet oer
tlments without reserve, came to S&X
goodby. . -.
" 'Don't tea me you are going away.T
she negatively queried In a depressed
tone of voice, and svo began to feel that
from her we were to get the most gen
tne expression of regret of the colony
" 'Yes,' 1 replied. vWo have to fQ
back to the city now, but we live In thf
hope of seeing our very dear friends og
here again In the near future,1
"Ob.' she continued, 1 hate Cd havs
you go indeed. Indeed I do for STS
certainly will miss your dog.' -Was
lngton Star. ..
' Ska Oas-at to Kaew.
Four-year-old Ruth was seated on the
floor tending to the cares tt 8 largo
family of dolls, one member of which
was In rather a dilapidated condition,
"How old to that doUle, ButhT to
oulred a Visiting friend. , .,:
"She Is flftx xears old," anaroered
"Why, Buttle," exclaimed Sister
Margaret 1 don't think she to as an
cient as thatr . ' i
"Margaret," and the large brown eyes
were raised la surprise, "I certainly;
fink I ought to know the ages of mx
And Butbie was right The doQ bad
been her grandmothers, Chicago's
; Hebrews to Flee to America.
Vienna, May 4 TheNeue Free Presso
lays that as the result of systematic per
secution, 8000 Jewish, families,, compris
ing 11,000 persons, will leave Roumania
for the United States in a few days.
Spanish Princess Tries Suicide.
Rome, May 4. Princess Beatrice de
Borrone, daughter of Don Carlos, the
Spanish pretender, attempted suicide by
throwing herself Into the Tiber, but was
Mullets RECEIVED .
Fre.h lot Harvey's Smjill Sugar Cured Hams. Also Eng
lish Cured Shoulders, Fulton Market Corned Beef and Canned
Meats of all kinds. j
Clover Hill Print and Fancy Elgin .Cutter 35e lW Also
a Nice Print Butter for 30o lb.
Nice Fruit Jelly 6o lb. rx
Pickles both bout and sweet. '
New Cream Cheese. . .
phone ua jour orders and they will be filled at the lowest
possible prices. v v
Yours to please, t - . .
J. L 1
35c pet Pound
If you want your breakfast table complete buy your But
ter Coffee, Tea, Flour, &0. from us. , .
We also have a large stock of all kinds of Canned Goods
that we do not care to carry over for next season, that we are
are selling at a bargain.
Don't buy anything in our line until you get our prices.
Tours to Please, ; "L ';'
J. 113. aF.AaX3ZiZS.E3, Tx.,
Wholesale and Retail Orocer,
PHONE 69. Cor. Broad & Hancock Sta.
TWICE FOB 25 CMWTS.
WE CAN CUFF YOU
FOB 25 CENTS.
We will do a good lob at the price, and you
will be well pleased. We know of no one
who san do thejob better, or more satisf act-
orily toyou. Ws believe we are selling the
Best Collars and Cuffs on the Market Linen
on both sides, and they won't come back to
you wich saw edges the first or Becond time
they are lanndned. We take- particular
pride in having Collars and Cuffs that are
just right, and it
fvu giro us a u itti.ua
ate Btjle but what is
7 Hlddle Street.
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i The American Stock Co., 1
3t HAVE JUST RECEIVED THEIR
Enormous Spring Stock
and invites the inspection of
The latest makes and styles in Spring Suits for everybody
At Prices that Knock Out Competition
Mens Furnishing Goods of every description. Cheap too.
Shoes, up-to-date styles and of the best makes. ' Dry Goods of
all kinds. We carry a choice line of MILLINERY that is pret
ty enough to suit any lady. Ladies Dress Goods of every qual
ity front ginghams to the most select weaves, at right prices.
Give us a call and well do the rest
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71 Bread St.
would please us to have
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P. HOWARD, Proprietor,
C9-G1 Hlidla Ctrcct.
. - 810 North Front Etreoti
WILMINGTON, . H. C.
The place to tuy yoot Ccmct Di-y
Work at BOTTv t TZIZTZ. I:
rorcin an! IX: 'jC. "u 1
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