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VOLUMl XXY. IIW BIRI, CS1TXI COUHTY, I. C, TUISDAYi AUGUST 18, 1802. FIRST SECTION. - ,a,h 1 HUMBCIC 4tl
Afaln TalUus Oyer Propose Hotel
Stata tiraats Charter to New Ban
, Steamboat Co. Operate Waters
Carollaa aaa TlrfUIa.
Delegates to tiroes-'
. Rajlbiqb, N. C, August 18. Raleigh's
again, .tlned probably latothl.
m f.Mi.n.h. ,L v.
ta. -r..,. I
Wh.t I ho kmhI. nf T?llrh UlA th I
State at large are anxloua about la tome
tangible and decided action that will in
sure this long felt want of the State cap
- ltol. What hat started op the commit
tee talk again la the Idea of erecting a
$100,000 hots on the southwest comer
of Fayeltevllle and Iiargett atreeti, di
rectly opposite the Masonic Temple
alto. The ground necessary there would
coat $50,G00. :
The SecreUryof Bute charters the
Virginia-Carolina Inland Steamship
- Company of New Bern. The capita) la
$8,000 with privilege to Increase to $35,-
AAA fT'l. -1 t . . 1 A OA
vw. - lira a ii mi 7W wnwc i w f iv.w
, t. oaca. ... ... j. ,i ,
The Incorporators and their abare
holdings are II. T. Hancock 400 shares.
Tboa. W. Dewey, 100 shares and R. &
Primrose 10 shares. Operating steam
boats between ports of North Carolina
and Virginia la the special purpose of
L. O'B. Branch Camp of thla city has
selected W. D. Smith, M. O. Sherrell
and O, H. Ilutchlns as delegates to the
State ' re-unlon at . Oreensboro next
Representatives of both the American
. .Tobacco Company and the Imperial To
bacco Company of England are buying
tobacco In large quantltlea on the Ral
eigh market. Oyer 40,000 pounds of to
bacco was sold on the market here yea-
, terday and the farmers are pleased with
' Major O. L. Grnnt, clerk of the U. S.
. District and Circuit Courla here left to
day for bis old home In Connecticut to
attend reunions of the Sixth Connecticut
, , Regiment G. A. R. and of Gen Htwley's
' The establishment by Miss Locile
t( Mnrchlson of Wilmington, of a $5,000
free scholarship for girls of East Caro
lina diocese In 8U Mary's College .here la
a most excellent example for other well-
to-do friends of thla : splendid Episcopal
school. The scholarship ia a memorial
to her father.
Thought to Be McDonald,
. Special to Journal.
Raliioh. Aug. 10. A telegram wu
received in the Governor's office today,
from the Sheriff of Wilson county to the
- effect that be has a man in custodyans
waring the description of Paul McDonald
$ wanted In Harnett county for the crime
-' of seduction.
i , The reward of $200, wu offered sever-
' al dava ago by Governor Aycock, wu
'. the first ever offered for auch an of-
fense. r .
Bogne Items. - ;
Aug.' 15,-Mra Julia ' Hardlson
S Pi Tfaurmao la the guest of Mrs. J. W. 8an
: 'deraof Boguethls weeky -V I 'Z
',f '1 - Rev.' Durkeaof Burgaw, N. C, will
begin his series of Unitarian doctrine on
1 "Pettlfoot'a Cnek Sunday. t
Mrs. Jalla Taylor and son, Leon, are
. , visiting relatives and fi lends in Onslow
.'; and 8tH;a. ' -. . ' " ' '
The M lues l'lltm n ot Swaneboro are
the gueUT)f 11 nt, G. N. Ennett and fam
" ily of Cur Point. . .
i. Our neighborhood has been visited
quite frequently with showers and thun
der squalls. . i" : .
From alt reports Ike wedding bells
. will aoin t. ontagkln lu onr midst.
The wl!ower act m to be the only lucky
Cotton picking will soon be in prog-
" Watermelons are getting to be very
scarce and not of a very good flavor,
Rev. Olive of SWansboro failed to fill
his regular appointment at R. R. Acade
my Sunday. A dlasppolnted crowd wu
the result. ,
: Woutrf Olva Him a Lon.
5 5 A rPlfc'i tw'Wlio tlu- fntli.T of a
year old yimuut.tor met hie pant or on
Sunday afternoon. ' t
"Why wvm.'t you at church thla
morniujtr was the Brat question of
the spiritual adviser. .
"I couldn't come," waa the answer.
1 had to atop at home and mind the
: baby. Our nurse la M." 11 ;
' "That's no excuse," eald the pastor.
"It Isn't? ; Weil, next Sunday I'll
bring him to church with me and see
- how you like it"
4 t , t. Tor Iafitti and CLiIi::i
tjara the ? ,f
The lower pert of the city of AUalla,
I Mexico, tu submerged by a tidal wave
r ng and at 80 !?
It ia asserted that Ex-secretary of wat
I R. A. Alger will bo a candidate to fill
out the aoexplred torn of tha lata Bena-1
During communtal rltoa at Antwerp
Belglum.one woman was boraad to death
I and four severely Injured .by tbelr cloth
log catching Are froaa a car representing
saatl-lZ1? T 'J
Friday aaoralng and censed a greet deal
of damage. Homes and churches were
The Industrial School at AshetUle has
been endowed with two $a,000 ocholar.
ships by Miss Helen Gould. I
The Catholic Sisters who have recent
ly been expelled from .France bare gone
to Rome temporarily and will asa the l
Pope to be allowed to locate In the
Thomas Oberly, a. ten year old boy of
Wilmington shot and seriously wounded
George W. Bundy who wu cruelly beat
ing Mlaa E. A. Squires, the boy's annt.
The boy was discharged from custody
and recelTed a compliment for his action
la savins-1 two ladles from tha man's
A boy amoklag a cigarette started a
$75,000 fire in Cincinnati Friday. Pike's
opera house was destroyed.
It la said that Agnlaaldo, tho Filipino,
will come to the United States to lecture
The oeoDle of San Francisco are shock
ed over the accident whereby Charles
Fair and his wife lost their Uvea ia Parts
Mr Fair who waa a son of the late Jamea
G. Fair Senator from Nevada, and in
herited a large portion of his fortune.
Mr. Charles Fair is said to have set aside
$5,000,000 for tho beautifying of theFalr
estate In San Francisco. -
A convention of Democrats waa called
to bo held at Warrenton Friday to nomi
nate a candidate for Justice of the So-
preme court tooppow, judge -Walter I
Clark The convention wu attended by
so few that it wu thought best to not
nominate. Hon. Thomas Hill, of Little
ton wu the only person mentioned in
connection with the place,
: The agent of the American Express
Co., at FordsvUle, Ky wu robbed of
$28,000 Saturday. Two men are under
arrest ou suspicion, but there la no posi
tive evidence of their guilt. M 1
The miners at Clarksburg, W. Va.,
who have been on a strike have gained
concession from the Tunnel Creek Coal
Co. and have returned to work. A dif
ferent wage scale wu the trouble at is
sue. . .
Baron Van Blelchroeder, a German
Nobleman, of Cologne, wu killed la an
automobile accident lately and the fami
ly bad the machine burled by his side.
There were seveaal automobiles owned I
by members of the family and they were
either sold or given away. -
Ex-Gov. Pattlson Democratic candi
date for the third time for Governor of
Pennsylvania, received a package sup
posed to be aa Infernal machine. On
the box wu inscribed the words. "To
b with yop."
George V. Points, who wu Gen. Lee's
chief telegrapher during the Civil war!
Is dead at Beverly, W. Va. He wu
years of age. -: ' .
F. O. Andrews, the defaulting cashier
of tha City Savings Bank, of Detroit,
Mich, wu found guilty last Friday, and
await sentence. He had appropriated
$100,000.. -vis Ni:vy u r
Five convlcta escaped from the Ten
nessee State Prison and fled to Alabama.
LA sheriff pursued them and alngle
handed fought all five men; he Woundtd
one but all escaped. They are desperate
characters.. .; t
The Georgia Central Railroad hu de
clared $ per cent dlvldened. '
The Elgin Creamery Co. IA large syn
dicate which controlled the creameries
of Illinois hu yelled and many farmers
mourn their loss. , ;i i. X . , . i.
The heirs of the late Charles Fair will
contest his will of $10,000,000 unleu a
oompromlu is made. . k- ;
Wm. R. Brown, aon-ln-law of Andrew
I Jaoksoa Is dead at Oreenvllle, Tenn. He
wu la hla 80th year.
Because they , differed la religious
views C. C. Rubsam of New York shot
and killed his wife, and thea killed him
self. Rubsam wu protectant and hla
wife Catholic ... ,
. &. aiu.uuu.uuu ooon mill ia o ne
.tAMAAM .... 1 .1 . .
erected at Hoinlay, Kan. Tie project
Is In the handa of Eastern and Western
j cppltallsta. . : . i j' ; .::
Rev. Smart Alexander Joni, a crank.
made a prophecy tlmt A. l utlo Cl'y
would be sw; toS tbe earth bvab
t: ' a wave mi a wi t. " cuae ot a t r
d.--v.Ioa to that c::y. The wave L'lc i
t j r ; -.r.
important State Charters Granted
BMak TaleTtw Buy at Work. Gratl-
led at Major leartt'a Elee-
Usa. Itfll Talking HeUU
Rauiob, Aug. 18. The Secretary of
Stat today Issued charters to two aew
oorporatuwa. - The moat Important, one
la the Charlotte Kenning Co., of- Char
lotte, capital $160,000. The object 1 the
manufacture of cotton seed oil. It 1 In
corporated by W. 0. Johnton, J. Edgar
Grace and J. 8. Spencer. The other Is
the Griftoa Transportation Co.. of Grlf
toa. It baa for Its object running a steam
boat line bet weea Grifton and New Bern
The capital to $8,100. I A. Cobb la the
Dr. A. A. Marshall, pastor of the First
Baptist chorch, died Sunday afternoon.
He came to Raleigh nearly three yean
ago from Forsylhe, Ua, ue waa lor
quite a while pastor of the Jackson HIH
Baptist church, Atlanta. He wu taken
HI of yellow Jaundice lut January, later
cancer of tha liver developed and he
steadily grow worse. His death had been
expected any time during the put month
The deceased wu 48 years old and had
been married three times, the lut wife
being Miss Jennie Chutln, of Montezu
ma, Ga. Be leaves tlx children, the
youngest and only one by the present
wife, a month old. Dr, Marshall wu
greatly beloved here, being recognized-
u one of the ablest and moat eloquent
ministers of the Baptist denomination in
North Carolina. The remains will be
deposited In a vault here for the present
and later be moved to Georgia.
Sneak thieves are putting In some
work in Raleigh just now. Articles have
been stolen recently from the halls of a
number of residences and In two or
three Instances trousers have been fished
through the windows at night and the
pockets rifled. ,
The poop la of Raleigh are much grat.
Ifled at the election of Major Leo D.
Heartt u grand muter of the Anolent
Order of United Workmen. He la cash
ier of Raleigh's new banking house, the
Carolina Trust Company. Hie advance-
neat in tho order hu been very rapid,
having passed from chairman of the
finance committee to grand foreman,
and then to grand muter workman
over the beads or a number ot om
clals. There continues to be a good deal of
"hotel talk" here. The latest Is that the
standing committee Is moving for an
option on the Yarborough House with a
view to enlarging and renovating It for
transformation Into a thoroughly mod
ern hotel building.;
News hi received here that Miss Mary
Pescud. missionary to Brazil, from
Edenton Street Methodist church, this
city, hu sailed for home, her health hav
Ing been ao broken that ahe la no longer
able to do missionary work.
Senator "Hanna never drinks coffee
ind but aeldom touches tea. ' :
General T. M. Bufflngton. governor
of tho Cherokee Nation, la one-eighth
Cherokee, weighs 275 pounds and hi 0
feet 9 luchea tall. V.
Mr. Moody, the secretary of the
aavr. la a connoisseur or rare dookb,
ble collection of works on law being
one of the beat in the country.
Senator Lodge doea not neglect liter
ature in hla cultivation of politics. He
eeta aside a part of every day for read
ing and for writing of a purely literary
character. '.' '; .
Henry Irving can give a string of
fllrectlons to the actors on the atage
wltb him while moving hla Ilpa bo
aUgbtly bb scarcely to be apparent to
the audience. ;-...
Oom Paul once determined that the
people of Johannesburg should have at
least two days' rest in each week. He
Issued a decree that no piano playing
Should occur on Friday or Saturday.
General Chaffee won hla reputation
and hlB success as an Indian lighter
by meeting the Indian with his own
weapons. He Is deeply versed In the
red man's life and customs and speaks
several dialects fluently. . , -.
Thomas A. Edison's middle name Is
Alva, which Is little known to moat
people. He is Of Dutch origin, and the
founder of toe American iamiiy, ""
Edison, came to this country In 1737
and became a banker In New York.
. Haaean Paaha bas the reputation of
being the richest man and the most
eorruDt man In the Turkisn govern
ment He is supposed to bo worth $40,
000.000 or 150.000.000. all of which be
aaa acquired while In tho service of
tho government r -
Perrr Belmont's annual club dues
amount to nearly $2,000, and to matrlov
plato in tho various clubs to which ne
bebmas costs him over twice as much.
He manages to visit each of the twen
tr-four at least twice a year, but be
hi seen twice a week or so at a few.
Charles B. LIttlefleld, the Maine con
Irrouman, ia a typical Yankee. Early
Sunday mornlnga When in Washing
ton be may be seen striding to the cap-
ltol. Where be knows that Page, the
leataurant man, will have some freeb
Ibeans baked In tho exact way New
inlanders ear for them.
Tcr Rescues as! Y.'atcr Enjs.
If you are troubled with roaches and
water bugs, try our Roach Paste. We
rnarsntco It to give satisfaction and re-
f 1 1' t oney if It does not. Trice 2
' . .
building occupied teas than three
years already outgrown, an annual
rental of over $28,000 for outside quar
ters, Ave divisions of hla department
temporarily established in buildings
apart from the executive offices of the
department and In many cases sep
arated from their division superla
tendenta, approximately one-half of
the regular department quarters ap
portioned to other uses, a constant
growth In the .work of the entire de
partment and corresponding increase
In tho number of clerks and an unpre
cedented enlargement of one particular
bm-eeu these are the conditions which
now" confront Postmaster ' General
Payne and compel him to plan for the
construction ot a new building for
To this end he bas continued In ex
istence a commission of postal em
ployees recently, established to rent ad
ditional tjfflce apace '.with Instructions
to estimate the cost .of building an an
nex south of the present poetoffiee
building. By the time congress con
venes next winter the postmaster gen
eral will have prepared suitable rec
ommendations for the obvlatlon of
-many difficulties which now obstruct
the work ot his department
toriaratloB Pleia Work.
F. H. Newell, chief hydrograpber of
the geological survey, has gone to the
western states for the purpose ot mak
ing a preliminary Investigation of the
Irrigation problem. The Irrigation law
passed by the last session ot congress
providing for the application of the
proceeds of the sales ot the public
lands to the reclamation of the arid
lands has devolved upon the survey the
necessity of determining the location
of the extensive reservoirs to be lo
cated under the terms of the law, and
several engineering parties already
have been sent out to do preliminary
Mr. Newell will have general super
vision of the task. It Is contemplated
that the preliminary work shall be
most thorough, and on this account It
is not expected that the construction
ot any of the proposed reservoirs will
be undertaken for a year or two. Mr.
Newell expects to devote the entire
summer to the work In the field.
Jut Like Real War.
Secretory Moody la having more or
less fun wltb the newspaper corre
spondents these days over the coming
war game to be played off New York
"Can't tell you a word about it, not a
word." Is his invariable reply to anx
ious Inquirers for hints as to some of
the Diana. As a matter of fact, both
tho war and navy departments nave
already put the correspondents on tneir
own resources, jusr as in time 01 utiu-
01 war, and until it au over tney win
have to suffer the hardships of uncer-
talnttr tmrattiAF with th officers Of
Kn.h hMtii.hu and tha anlrllnrn and
WW. v. ....-.. " I
"Why not T" said Secretary Moody to
group ot newspaper men. "Ton
ought to take your medicine with the
rest of us. And by the tune your man
aging editors have sent queries by the
score, cursed you for not sending news
and threatened you with discharge you
will find this mimic war Is real hell."
To Test Wlrwleu Telearrapnr.
Preparations are being pushed to in
stall a system of wireless telegraphic
communication between Washington
and Annapolis. Under the supervision
ot Professor N. F. Terry the 170 foot
mast for the wireless telegraph station
at the Naval academy bas been placed
In position. The pole la planted in
cement foundation eighteen feet deep
and Is anchored with four historic
cannon, eaeh weighing four and a half
Tea of Papers.
The Winder building, at Seventeenth
and F streets, and the Fox building,
on New Tork avenue, between Seven
teenth and Eighteenth streets north
west used by the war department for
offices, are probably the most crowded
places in use by the United States gov
ernment .; -
In these two buildings there are on
file military records of settlements
wltb soldiers which have been collect
ing since the establishment of these
offices In 1817 up to the present time.
All of these papers have been placed
on shelves end were recently weighed
and measured by F. E. Rlttmann, au
ditor of the war department and
force of assistants. Much to their Sur
prise, it was discovered that there
were ten miles and a half of shelving
In these two buildings, containing rec
ords which weighed 240 tons. .
Dredartaa; lown Potomac.
Colonel Allen, the engineer officer In
charge ot the improvement of the Po
tomac river, has reported to the war
department that dredging operations
at Smith's point uppe.- ana lower
shoals, Is completed and that dredging
is also completed at Mattawoman
shoaL with the exception of the
Doval of two gravel bars. During the
past month 13,820 cubic yards of ma
terial were dredged and deposited,
completing a cut eighty feet - wide
throuKb the upper hard bar. As a re
sult of recent operations there Is now a
ruling depth of water of 21.2 feet at
mean low tide in the channels of the
lower Potomac. v
The Raw Capitol Law Cllppais
A new automobile lawn mower
used for cutting the grara on the eapl-
tol lawn. It does the work In about
one-third of the time necessary for
horse drawn mower. The new machine
sxeatly resembles a steam roller and
sounds In operation like a steamboat
It bas no difficulty in negotiating all
the hills and valleys and irregularities
of the capltol lawn. The heavy rollers
are declared beneficial because they
crush down and kill the weeds while
leaving the gross uninjured.
Fresh lot Force Food lust received
those having tickets can send them in
with 5 cents and got a 15 cents pack"
at J. K.TaAcr Jr.
Cotton. Grata, rrovlslons aad Stocks. I
fcaafe Ia Prices. . Receipts and
. . JhlpmcnU.
Tho following are tho market quota-1
Hons, received by J. E. Latham A Co.
New Bern, N. C. -
Open. High. Low.
Naw Yoax, Aug. 18.
Conor?; Open. High. Low. Close
Aug 8.41 8.49 8.41 8.49
Sep 7.95 8.01 7.95 8.00
Oct 7.81 7.87 7.81 7.87
Deo 7.72 7.81 7.72 7.81
Jan 7.75 7.82 7.75 7.81
New Tork, Aug. 18.
Open. High. Low. Close
C. O .
Am Ice. .
13 13 12! 12
A. C. O not quoted.
Spots 4.27-32. Sales 8,000 bales.
Futures, Aug-Sept. 4.37. Bept-Oct 4.27
Onr Special Brand of Export Beer.
For rare purity and excellence of prep
aration, this beer Is the peer of any, do
mestic or Imported. Brewed from the
finest grades of Bavarian Hops and Ca
nadian Barley Halt, as a beverage, It Is
highly esteemed by connoisseurs for Its
exquisite hop flavor, and as ths best of
tomua its ubo ia rawiuunuuni vj VUJ
sicians to all sufferers from nervous and
i t -it .a,- - rrL r. .lu
hon strength of this beer is of great
medicinal value In Its sedative effects
upon nervous and excitable tempera
ments. The contents of one bottle will
frequently produce the most refreshing
sleep, even la severe cases of Insomnia.
Being thoroughly fermented, and when
bottled, scientifically "pasteurized," this
beer, is particularly adapted for ship
ment to tropical countries, where, nnder
tho most severe climatic conditions, it
will keep almost Indefinitely, retaining
to the last Its clear and sparkling ap
pearance. Pale amber la color. Bold only
in bottles.: QTEvery bottle sealed with
the Crown Cork Stepper. -
CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION.
Laboratory of State Assayer & Chemist,
Richmond, Virginia. '
The following results were obtained in
my examination of the Tivoll Hofbran
Beer, manufactured by the Robert Port-
net Brewing Co., of Alexandria, Va.i
Specific gravity, 1.0153. In 100 parts:
Alcohol. 3.51 (la volume, 4.40k Halt ex
tract, 5.50; Ash, 0.21 (original wort,13.S).
Also tested for reputed adulterations of
beer, such as salicylic acid, plcrio acid,
borax, bicarbonate of soda, alum, chalk,
etc, AND MONK WBBB FOtMD. ' .
I find that it Is pure and, in all re
spects, of excellent quality. It la unex
ceptionable as a beverage, and I can
sanction Its use for medicinal purposes.
. WH. a TAYLOR, H. D
BRADHAM'S LITER and STOMACH
PILLS are purely vegetable and can be
glvea to very old people and children,
Mild la action, . their effect Is far-reach'
ing. No pain or discomfort follows
their use. They have been called
"Health's Housekeepers," which . is
quite true. Does your liver hurt you
Dciicr ; won uius. i riuo goo. si
Hofbrau Export Beer Is the finest ex
port In tlie world for . sale at all first
c!. -it V.or.3. IreJ.T?rlot TTholt";
A Good Pink Salmon I
For 1 Per Can. I
. ; Fox River Print and Fancy
New Bbl, Fulton Market Corned Beef. g
'' . Small Pig Hams "arid Breakfast Strips, English. Cured
Shoulders and California flama. ' '. 1 J , " J-
'-" Codfish, Irish Potato aad Ontoo? ' ' " ' -
Grape Nuts. " " ' " " - Ej
Mason's Fruit Jars and Jar Bobber. ... J
Potted and Canned, Meats.
HeWs Pickles. .'.- P
Fancy Fresh Elgin Butter 80c lb. ' V - J
L ID A
A few of our many Puzzelers f
.FOR CASH and Only for a Limited
Chipped Beef, Js, at 10 cents per can,
Veal Loaf, at 10 cents per can.
Ilam Loaf, at 10c per can. -
A Good Grated Pineapple, at 14c per can.
California Lemon Cling Peaches, at 18c per can.
Fox River Print Butter, at 80c lb.
Splendid Asst. Fancy Cakes, at 15c lb.
A Good Boasted Coffee at 11c lb., or 6 lbs for 50c. - -
A Good Rio Green Coffee at 9o lb. ! v
J. J. TOLSON, Jr.,
Broad St. Grocer.
jurmy yuur i udcillu
t0 Planters Warehouse
which IS alWajS the plaCO TO GET THE HOST
I Sr4TCI- EIAD TtH '
M.U-N Xi X JC OJtC I i .
Best accommodations guaranteed.'
New Bern .
In having an agent who Bella
: r Company's
in ( i
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Given High Recommendation by
TJ. S. Health Bulletin.
J. F. Taylor,
Foy tS: Wood Co:,
Practical Tinners x:;
TobaccoJFlues, Stove. Tipe. and
We make a specialtyof Cot Air
Ileating, and Etccl CclUcJ.
You will Cnd us tt
Elgin Butter only 30o lb.
m. w-i as :a
71 Broad St,
A Swell Tamest
Is what you'll have, In so tar as the ve
hicle is concerned,1 at any rate,- if the
carriage is purchased of us. We give
the best value obtainable for the money.
If you want a buggy or light waon ot
any style, we'll give you one perfect in
construction and of elepant nmsjh, war
ranted as to workmanship and material,
at a very low price. Can't do better.
We put Rubber Tires on your old or
new wheels. We shrink your loose t'.res
in a machine without cut t'mra.
Everybody is invited to see t,,e work of
the machine putting new bolts in same
old places, , ,
O. II. X7ctrr3 d X:::,
."!';-.-':".- phone 1CV
78 Broad Et, Etw Caait, IT, U