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IIW BXM, CSiTn COUITT, I. Cr.TUISDAT. JULY M,:190t.-FIRST SICTIOH.
Jeffries PifFili Ofli -fill Hit
fill GETS FlaST CLCZD
'Eight Rounds Finely fought.
Fitzslmmons Announces His
- Permanent Eetiremeat ;
Trom the Ring.
Special to Journal. .
. Bar Fasciboo, July SO. At 830 p.
m. the area wu completely filled and
" crowds were clamoring for admission.
The betting ha shifted and Is ruling
.; 8 to 1 la fsror of Jeffries. Jim Hayes,
"of Harbin Springs, bet -at the ring
side that Fits ' would not stay ten
,., Fits Is very confident of winning and
'claims he will finish things J np as
.'promptly as he can. ' -T, . V
; At 8.40 p.m. every seat la occupied,
' among the notable people present art
Mayor Schmlts and party.' ' v;
In the preliminary kKld Barry and
Foley sparred ten rounds Foley win--,
nlng. , . v 1
Ills estimated by the promoters of
the fight that there are- about eight
thousand spectators in the pavilion
The receipts are roughly estimated at
10 p.m. There' are no signs of the
principals for the mala event..- It is ru
mored that the fighters are holding out
on the referee's price. -: Graney demands
$500, but to this amount the men are
unable to agree. Eld McFadden Just
back from London, is being Introduced
r by the announcer; He- was mildly ap
plauded.' It Is definitely announced
that the fighters are still holding out on
the referee's fee.
10.01 p. m. Fits Is Just entering the
ring accompanied bv his seoonds. . He
was greeted th' tumultuous cheers
His seconds are Hank Griffin, Goo; Daw
son, Jack Btelzner and W. 1. Haberly. :
i Jeffries entered ring clad In a long
,7 oTsrcoat and sweater,-' wearing a Pana
ma hat... Jeffries Is examining Fits
bandages. Jeffries Seconds are Joe Ken
nedy, Billy Delany and. Jack Jeffries.
Harry CSorbett challenged the winner In
behalf of bis brother Jim. Tim McGrath
challenges winner, on behalf of Tom
Sharkey, the later announcement Is
hooted. There Is little or no betting at
ring side.' It la announced that the for
feit money ho been returned to the
principals and the club."' Announcer
, Bhay nukes, statement that this would
be a battle for the world's championship
between- Fits and Jeffries. It failed to
" elicit any great amount of applause.
, Fits was the first lo don gloTetT Jeffries
sitting quietly In his corner ehewjng
gum and has as yet made no effort to
- don glores. Announcer Bhay Introduced
" :- Fits, and announcement was met with
', , great applause, . Jeffries was equally
' ' t'D 1 it
, cheered. i
Round 1 Jeff assumes his semi-
crouching position, both " .fiddling for
- opening, Jeff lands with left, but Fits
prances back, Fits puts left lightly to
Jeff's eye. Fits puts straight Jab to nose,
Jeff mskes two ineffectual attempts to
reach with left, Fits blocks left for body,
Jeff ducked at left for head. Fits blocks
right for aw, Jeff falls In trying to
land right. Jits neatly erades a left for
' head, Fits lands lightly on head with
left, Jeff hooks Fits with left to face,
Fits has firatblood, landing left Strong
to nose. Round slightly in Flts's fa
tot.?;-vi 1 1 vn-
Round 2-The crowd seems to be with
Fits. 1 Jeff forces fighting, ; He puts
light left to body snd follows with an
' other left on shoulder, Fits puts left on
jaw snd cleverly ducked counter Fits
. whips light to . Jeff's neck, Jeff Iscds
stiff on body and neck, Jeff tries' twice
for body with left. He evades a yt
connter, blocked k't to body and lands
stiff to Jell's nose. Jeff mixing it, land
Ing right snd loft on bods, puts loft to
. face, clinch.' Jet looks
bleeding from nose.
Round 8-Doth mean
left to JeTs sore 8, . t,
straight left to face, .
tries k't f-
pats hard left In solar plexus, making
Fttawlnoe. Fits puts two lefts agala os
the sore spot. Jeff lands vicious left on
head, Bob blocks left for stomach. Jeff's
bleeding front gash over eye and from
nose. ; - I
Bound i, Jeff looks determined sad
forces fighting. Fits skillfully ducks left
swing. Jeff bads twloe with left on face
tries again Fits get out of harms way.
Fltt swings hard ' toft to -Jaw and they
clinch. Jeff lands hard left uppercut on
Jaw. He blocks return, fits Jabs Jeff
three time on his sort place. Jeff still
bleeding. Jeff trying hard land left hard
to stomach. Ha follows Fits arouad ring
hut Tafs to lafiJct any damage. Jeff put
left ana right to body and Fits retaliates
with the toft on nose. Jeff ducks left
swing for bead as gong sounds. "
Round 5. Jeff looks anxious, Jeff
tries for stomach but Fits oomes back
with stiff left In face, Flu showing fine
foot work, ' Jeff gets In terrific left to
body the blood still coming down Jeff's
face, Jeff forces Bob to ropes and lands
hard on face,. .Jeff ducks hard swing,
Bob's eye eut, and he is bleeding
slightly, Fits lsnded straight Tight on
mouth. . Both rough It, andGmney cau
tions. Fits puU right and left to face
and Is chopping Jeffs face to pieces,
Jeftent in straight left to breast. Fits
again jaoe - jeu who ten as, ueu rings,
Jeffs eyes are In bad condition from
effecls'of . Bob's licks. ' Thus rfar Fits
- . . ... , - 't
has . much better of contest and th
champion is worried, ;
Round 6. Jeff looks mad and comes
up savage, is moraji cautious, Bob lands
left to head, Jeff rushes Fits to ropes
sad tries V land left, ' but Is cleverly
blocked. -Flu lands left to 'stomach,
right to head, and put left to head, Fits
swings . right to eye and two lefu to
face. Jeff Is like a bull and goes Into
Fits, bat fails to tond. Fits lands hard
left apparent to Jaw," Jeff ducks right
for head, Jeff lands lightly left to face.
Jeff lands hard left Mow , on .Flts's
face. i ,
Round 7. Jeff rushes Into one of Ftts
lefts. Jeff rushes Flu to ropes and lands
bird, toft to face. Jeff puts to face and
another left to body. Jeff putt in fearful
left to solar plexus and follow with hard
left to face. Jeff puu right to lace dui
Sob puts back with, right and left to
face. Bob bears la with left but Is block
ed. ::i '--r
Round 8 Both fiddling, Jeff tries left
swing for Jaw, but was trifle short. Fits
gets in right to point of Jaw , sending
Jeff back, and misses a terrific right up
percut. He rets under a left swine, Flu
tries for body with right and left, but to
blocked. Fits blocked toft, and goeYln
with two stalght lefts to face. Jeff floors
Fits. FI's went down with terrific right
to jsw, and . wu groggy , when he rose
sad apparently looking In a dazed way
when he wu counted out. FlU has an
nounced he wu fairly licked and retired
permanently from the ring. He said that
in event of his winning he would have
given the championship to Jeffries.
There Is a vast difference in the phy
steal make-up of the two gladiators who
battled for coin and glory on i Friday
One is slender and entirely Irregular
la shape, u men go, The other
symmetrical and yet of massive frame.
Here are the figures of their mea sure.
STATISTICS or THS MIS.
FitEslmmons. J riT? Jeffries.
40 years. . . .... ..-Age. ..... .... years
8 ft. Ill In...., .Height-. ...... 9 ft 1 In
165 pounds..,. .Weight.. ..230 pounds
75J In. ........ .Reach. ........78s
16 In .. o..V....Nock. ...... ...18
44 . In.. . . . . . ..Chest..".. ... . . .48J
49 ' In. ....Chest expansion.. ...48
88 In.. .,;..!. Waist., ....;..85
40 in..... nips........r..43
881 in. .Thigh. . . . ,.t..St
7t In......; ,Wrist ...... :.;.8
11! In:.;,!. .Forearm.... Z'.:.. Wt
We are still selling meat at Ho per
pound, not 20c as reported. Oaks Mar
Vcrkca Ketsiist Orrlunafe.
Special to Journal. , . - '
Raliior, N. C. July 86. Works begins
Hdndaroa the "thirty thousand . dollar
rain building at the Kethodtst Orphan
ssehere.1 ' t-i: ; "v -
Fav. JohnW. Jenkins superintendent
will throw the first earth, libera will
be special 'ceremonies next Monday at
the laying of tie corner stone. - -
i . ii i I '
Rev. Dr. A. A. Marsaall Dylnt m
'.Cincer Trouble' . .
Bpeaeet Firemen Celebrated ,.t
lean, State Charter, Mo Re
aaisltlea Papers Asked ef
' Governar. . Idaea-
; r Sair Testa, .
RiUtiOK, July 88. The State today I
granted a charter to the Southern Cot-j
ton Delia ting Oa, of Rockingham, RJch-T
mond county, capital $30,000. "
given power to buy undellnteo seed and I
deUnt these, make oil and fertiliser,
make yams, cloth, etc. H. a Iiedbetterland got off with $50,000 In currency
and others are the stockholders." . '
Quito an amusing incident occurred
today la connection with the visit of the I
fircmesr here this- week. The Spencer
reel team thought itself a sure winner I
with its time 84 seconds, and had a roos-
ter on top of its reel, but when the Cap
Hal team of Raleigh cut the time down
to 8 1-8 seconds, the Spencer men let
the" rooster go. The latter wandered
arouad In that part of the city and wu
taken In and fed by one of the trustees
of the Methodist orphanage, who today
asked the superintendent to come In and
get the "orphaned bird."
J. C Ceddell, so well known all over
the State, has been sick at Wake Forest,
his home, for six months. He Is now
nearly well and goes to Georgia a the
representative of one of the great book
Rev. Dr. A. A. Marshall, pastor of the
First Baptist church and one of the
most talented men In that denomina
tion, is dying at his horre here, of can
cer. He has been sick almost a year.
Death may result at any moment,
BIx thousand pounds of leaf tobacco
was sold on the warehouse floors here
yesterday. The sesson Is the earliest
Raleigh has ever known. It does not
regularly open until August 1.
. Got. Ayoock never received any re
quest for a requisition for Mrs. BUfford
and Harding, her paramour, tt wss
thought hare yesterday that the elopers
would be held and brought back. , Mrs,
Stafford was considered the handsomest
woman 'in Greensboro,!, and had never
been talked about prior to this escapade.
Harding was a 8unday School superln
At the examinations for admission to
the Agricultural and Mechanical College
which were held fn the various counties
this month. 128 passed. President Wins,
ton says the freshman class will number
800. The entrance examination takes
place Sept. 8. . He says there will 1500
students next term; all there will be ac
eommodaUons for. -, i
Not so many society people are out oi
town this summer as usual. Host of the
absentees are at the seaside. .. ;
The programme and list of the series of
educational rallies, coreiing a wide area
of the Statewas prepared today by Prof,
K. C. Brooks, the secretary charged with
the special duty of looking this new line
ot educational effort. - - '
State Chemist Kllgore says the soil
test farms are prorlng tslusble object-
lessons. This State Is taking np soil
study with great seal and Is far ahead of
an otber In this section.
The months or July and August are
"Black time" for the moonshiners, the
officials say, and the reason riven Is that
mosquitoes are so oaain tne west ana
along the streams that they sorely harrass
the moonshiners, while during the great
heals the "Wash" sours very quickly.
Not many licensed distilleries are in oper
atlon. The latter ' perpetuate almost as
many frauds as do the moonshiners.
The belief la expressed In San . Fran
cisco that FItcslmmons defeat was a pre-
aranged aft airja letter la said to have been
found written before the fight la which
Jeffries was to administer the knock-out
blow In the eighth round. , v
1" y-U'.v'ji"..'' !' r'-
Mrs. Prltchard, wife of Senator Prltoh-
ard Is critically ill at . the Mission Hos
pital at Asheville. An operation wu
performed yesterday. ...... , . : a . t
. . It la rumored In . commercial circles
that the Atlantic Coast Line has bought
the Louisville and Nashville railway.
The Western Democrat, puDiisnea in
murpny, . v., nas oeew purcnaseu uj
... a rt - a. i ja -
stessrs. Bruce and George B. Craven.
Another elopement sensation wss
sprung on Ureensboro people when n us
Carterand Mrs. Nannie Jones; Tony
"arris anu aim juinnis tuw. wm ar
rested and taken to court on complaint
of H. T. Jones, husband of Mrs. Jones.
All but Harris who lives In Goldsboro,
are residents of Danville.
Monroe Rogers, colored, the msn who
was arrested In Brockton, Mass., for
arson In Durham, Is afraid for his life If
he Is returned to Durham. His crime
It Le Is rul'.ty will be punishable with
(1. "a lut he fears being lynched, i
r iTard 1!. Fhrd, of Mew York,
who wst' e rormt'o no,'nce for
V?-t tt '. im York C""y F:.s!nr.t Kayor
f t ! ' ' ', 1 1 v "lt la V.".'."i.n J,
1 f 3 " . I 1 t i 7 t f 1.
tacked a herder asd killed him, slaugh
tered 8,000 sheep and drove 65,000 sheep
Into the mountains to be killed by wild
A boom hss been placed on the mar
ket for Senator "Billy" Mason, of Illi
nois, for the second place on the Repub
lican National ticket In 1001 With
strenuousness for the head of the ticket
and a ten cent wit for the Ufl, the ticket
will doubtless be a winner
Two unknown negroes were lynched
at Womelsdorf, W. Va., Wednesday
night The trouble grew out of the kill
ins Chief Bud Welmoth, on the same
day. Both races are very much enrsged
and more trouble Is hourly expected.
The negroes are leaving by ever train.
.Three robbers held up a train on the
Mexican Central road near Eljsy, Teiai
The robbers hsve not been captured.
United States Ambassador to France
porter, Secretary of War Boot, snd Gen
oral Leonard Wood sailed Thursday for
The price of coal wu advanced at
New York today at $8.00 a ton, retail,
on all sizes. The jump wu 80 cents to
the users of domestic sizes, and 75 cents
to. the users of steam sizes.
Alexander Tutcn, the alleged slayer
of John Cston Is in Jail at Washington,
Appropriations have been made for
the Improvement of the Neuse, Trent,
Tar, Pamlico and other Important rivers
In North Carolina.
M, Constaus, the French Ambassador
at Constantinople was assaulted by s
Turkish mob. The act will tend to give
rise to more unpleasantness between
Turkey sad France.
J. E. Harding and Mrs. Stafford the
couple who eloped from Greensboro
were arrested Just u they were to go on
board the boat at Norfolk. They deny
that they are the persons wanted. They
hftye ldenlifled however .
SIMMONS TO DECLINE
Reelection of Democratic State Chairman
J, R. Young Probably Too
Special to Journal.
Balwoh, N. C. July 28. It is rumor
ed that Democratic State Chairman F.
M. Simmons, who has done such magnl-
I ucent and successiui wors in tour punu
cau campaigns ..will 'decline reelection
. Tnesdsy. when the State committee
It is also rumored that James Ulchard
Young will be the new chairman. Young
Is now chairman of the committee of
this congressional district snd is a very
able and successful politician.
Use Hancock's Llauld Sulphur, for
Eczema, Pimples, Ringworm, Dandruff,
and all skin diseases. For ssle st P. S.
Comolaints as to Character Admls-
" slons to Insane Asylum.
Old Soldier Dead. Dry la wake
Coaaty. Rural . Fablle Li
brarles. Ball Flayers
; Make Good. Motive .
' t Fower at A. A M.
College. ' ;
Ralkiqe, July t8.-WllUsm A. Gavin,
of Samson county, died today in the
Soldiers Home here, seed 70. He went
there 4 months ago with cancer. He wu
In the 51st regiment. . .
Bute superintendent of public Instruc
tion Jovner returned here today after
three weeks Illness at Greensboro.
Tke crops in three-fourths of the area
of this county are suffering for rain,
Today warrants for libraries for rural
public schools were sent out to Harnett,
Moore and Halifax counties. . As yet 19
cnrintlM. amona? them so Important
fo-,.-,- Buncombe, have not made ap
I . . , "
BHc.tioll for these libraries. :., V
Arrangements are now being made to
Inatai motive power for tbo machinery
, ,v ..Itna hulldins- at the Aer Icultn.
ra, Vechsnlcal College. For lack
of loon the machinery oould not
- lv, nnr.tvl last session. ' J i
Judge and Mrs. Purnell have gone to
Wy theville, Vs., to remain three . weeks.
The baseball enthusiasts here are de
lighted with the work of the players who
have gone to the Southern league from
the North Carolina league. All have
done well and their playing shows how
fast the State league was in 1001-09.
The outlook for a good tobacco mar-
ket here was never so promising as at
present Buyers are arriving. The sea
son will open regularly next Friday.
There is complaint by officials here
and by the general public as well that
lnctirtates are received at the insane
arflum, while meritorious Insanesare
exumlea. me case oi a man now in
''11 e illustrates t'.o comrl&mt. It Is
J. Complete External and Internal
' ' Treatment, One Dollar.
The art, consisting- of Cuticora.
Soap, to cleanse the akin of crusts
ana scales, ana
soften the thick
ly allay itching',
and soothe and
head, and Cuti
Pills, to cool and
blood, and expel
A Single Set price $1, is often
sufficient to cure the most tortur
ing, disfiguring skin, scalp, and
blood humours, rashes, it chin gs,
and irritations, with loss of hair,
when all else fails.
ConctntA Soap, assisted by Cuth.uk a
Oihtmbht, the great skin cure, tor preserv.
log, purifying, and beautifying the Hn, for
cleansing the scalp of crusts, scales, and dan-
arun, ana uie stopping i ii"b
softening, whitening, and soothing red, rough,
and sore hands, for baby rashes, itchlngs,
andohaflngs, and for aU the porposeaof the
toilet, bath, and nursery. Minions of Women
use ConcoBA Soap in the form ot baths for
annoying Irritations, lnnammanons, anu ex.
oorlauens, or too free or offensive peraplr.
atlon, In the form ol washes for ulcerative
weaknesses, and for many sanative, antiseptic
lurposes which readily suggest uwawetvos
women, especially mothers. ..... .
CUTICURA RESOLVENT PILLS
oolatecoatea) area new, taswiess, ooonr.
nonomioal substitute for the celebrated
liquid CtrnorRA RasOLrrarr, as well as for all
other blood puriflers and humour ouret. Put
up in pocket rials, SO doses, price, aic
SoUlknukiiatUMVaclS. tor. ,Olum,.
Soa. Tnaeh Dwti s 4 la nu, ram. rwrr.i
vara ass caaa. war BawrnBi,iMnn,u.a.a
I see In the New Bern Journal of the
11th Inst, "that our town has gone Re
publican so said that they have elected a
Republican mayor anyway; but the Dem
ocrats' did It and one of our prominent
men here, and a Democratic candidate
for a county office too, helped to do it so
the mayor says."
I will say In reply to the above state'
ment that I never said that "one of our
prominent men here and a candidate for
a county office too, helped to do it, nor
never ssld he voted for me. I am not
the strsleht out Republican your cor
respondent represents me to be. I voted
for our Democratic county officers now
in office and expect to vote a Democratic
ticket at the coming election. No one
In our town says that Swansboro went
Republican except those who have some
object in view. Politics has never been
considered in our town elections.
Calvik Buckm aster,
vi ' Mayor,
Swansboro, N. O.
YOU WOW WHAT YOU ARE TAKING
When you take Grove's Tasteless Chill
Tonic, because the formula is plainly
printed on every bottle showing that It
Is simply iron and quinine in a tasteless
form. No cure no pay. Price 69c.
Confederate Veterans Notice.
Headquarters Camp New Bern United
Confederate Veterns. 1
July 88, 1903,
Comrades: Ton are requested to meet
at the office of 8. R. Street on Saturday
August the 2nd at 4 o'clock p. m. for the
purpose of electing delegates to attend
the State reunion ot Confederate Veter
ans, to be held at Greensboro, N. 0., on
the 10th, 20th and 21st of August
You can see from the published orders
from our Major General, the purpose of
this reunion, and the pleasures that may
be derived therefrom.
The railroad fare from New Bern and
return will be A80.
Your commander Is anxious for
large crowd to go from this camp, andJ
requests that every member,' who can
and will go, to notify htm as early as
nosalble. In order that he mav arrange
for their accommodation-while at the
reunion - - ,vv
We hope to have badges for those who
nave none oyinis awe. - , : -,
By order of,'!:l 5
f-iji-s ?a - .A -' K. R. Jokes,
'"f '- ' Commander
J. F. Clabk, ,. , '
Adjutant. ; Jiti :.t,
The Outlook . crowds an unusual
amount of practical wisdom and good
sense Into .the following paragraph
."Zeal without knowledge, often con
demned, Is more valuable than knowl'
edge without seal, often eommended,
for seal without knowledge Inspires
life, and life acquires knowledge; but
knowledge without seal alts In its
Study, plays with Its books and does
nothing. All the greatest things ltt life
have been accomplished by enthusi
asts whose seal was greater than their
Prickly heat cured In one application
by using of Hancock's Liquid Sulphur
15 will also cure Eczema, Fetter, Pimp
les, r.Insworrn, Dandru, Ci.'s, Burns,"
Drift and White
Nvw Bbl. Fulton Market Corned Beef.
Small Pig Hams and Breakfast Strips, English Cured
Slioulderg. and California Hams. ... -.' ( - , ' v
'Codfish, Irish Potatoes and Onlonp,
'' Grape Nuts.., .. .
Mason's Fruit Jars and Jar Rubbers.
Potted and Canned Meats: ' 1 ' y
Fancy Fresh Elgin Butter 30c lb.
11 II IlllllJilllllJll '
, VI HI IIJf0HIIIUaJ -T
3 'Phone 91. 710Br.nd St. g
You Need Tea
that will have quality and
provide you a pure beverage
in which you can take pleas
ure. Here's a tea from; a
famous plantation where
care is given to have purity v
in the growth, cleanness in If
r. the curing, and care in the
J. J. TOLSON, Jr.,
Bwiadf St. (inwt. Phone 1 37
and a a ,a snsr :
unity yuur i uuanw
t0 Planters Warehouse
NEW BEIMT, S. ,
which is always the place TO GET THE MOST
MONEY FOR IT.
Opening Sale August 1st.
, Best accommodations ' guaranteed. "'
;'' ' r E. J. HESTER, Proprietor.
rM ?g?rN ; D
- L VwU:Gis;
For Balance of this week ate:
Men's $3.00 and $3.60 Tan Shoes at $1.00
Ladies2,60 44 3.00 . ,( . t 1.00
Ladies Summer Corsets at - . 10c
Many other things' will also go at A, BIG REDUCTION including
Colored Lawns, Dimities, etc." ' '.- -.
iy Customers paying accounts before 'August 1st can "vote their
cash register checks for thatrumpet.
iWireJScreens, Door and Window Screenp, Lawn llowerfl, IceJCreatn
Freezers, Ice Shavers. , 1 ' - -
,A full lino of Hardware, Paints, Oils, Varnish, JlZaaniels Jin Gold,
Silver and Alluminum. .' , ' . ; . ' ' '"
'.Anew lot Ball Bearing Castors, Improved. '
' Our goods as represented, V, FRlCi:3 Till 'G;,r:T.
W(' Give, tis your ord.s. ' .-
" ' ' - T '
C:i Z.jr and aU sUa -- Mos In
te c , ' 7 1 county
s' tt' ' 1 r Its ( '. For