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IIW BXRI, CRiTIH COUITT, I. C, IRIDAY, SIPTIMBItt 12, 1902.SZCONO SICTIOH.
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The Cotton Crop Showing la Lenoir
County. v ,
Goei Bala Fall. Real EiUU Bale.
Maaeale Temple. Malicious
AetUai. State Fair Prot
Raleigh, Sept. 10. The beat raia la
many week fell here yesterday after
boob and last sight The wind waa tor
an hoar quite high and no doubt tome
damage was done to cotton, which la
very folly open on aandy land. M aay
farmeri are slow In picking cotton: tome
beoeeseof special atteatloa given to
bacco, otters because of scarcity of labor
and yet others because of carelessness. .
Dempsey Wood, a Well known farmer
of Lenoir oonnty, says that on atnety
acres la cotton be madelaat year slaty
II to bales, while this year be will not get
over forty-fire. He says the drought
has so affected hU cotton that then la
no bottom crop or top crop, only that at
the middle of the plants. His cotton Is
so nearly all open that the first picking
Is getting practically all of It,
Some persons expected that the Sup
reme Court would yesterday file an
opinion In the notable Wilcox case, bat
though a number of opinions were filed
this was not among them. ,
Governor Ayooek will Warn ; here
next Saturday from Seven Springs. ;..
.Today the Dime Savings bank here
bought the fire story building for years
occupied by the Stete National bank,
and will occupy It. si '
- A. number of plans will be submitted
- for the Hssonlo Temple here. It Is cer
tain that the building will be the hand
somest In the State. The actual work of
construction will probably begin early
in the spring. The site chosea, on Fay
eltevllle street, one block south of the
Capitol square, and embraces property
on which there Is now a bank and three
Unknown persons, generally believed
to bo young white men who habitually
loaf and drink, cut all tho ropes of awn
ings of business homes on the principal
streets last rilgbt. la some cases they
lashed the awnings with knives. .There
was considerable Inquiry today as to
where the police were while such malic
Ions mischief was In progress Some un
known persons hsve also stolen some
of the 0 Inch shells of the Confederate
monument In the Capitol square. - :'
State treasurer Lacy is In New fork,
on business. ... J1
Among today's arrivals were L. G,
Daniels, Roanoke Island; J. M. Arm
strong, Wilmington; A. L. Smith, Char
lottes W. Moore, Greenville, k1"
. , Very active work is la progress In con
ncctlon with the State Fair. ' The pre
mium list Is being very widely distrib
uted. There will be the ' usual great
gathering of people. The Fair Is an
annual re-union of. North Carolinians.
No other SUte hss anything like it In
this great social feature.
Fresh . Grape-Nuts, Fostum Cereal
Saratoga Chips and Oat Flakes , at JB.
n :1 mm
Weekly Crop BuUetin, 3
The weekly crop bulletin for week and
Ing Monday, September 8th, Is aifol
lows: Frequent showers occurred during the
past week, chiefly on theSd and 4th,
which gave a fairly abundant amount of
moisture along the northern tier of
counties, but were very Irregularly dis
tributed over the central and southern
portions of . the State. . The droughty
character of the season' hu not mate
rially changed, "and crops continue to
suffer from lack of sufficient moisture
over meny counties. Where showers
occurred late crops were revived to some
extent, and field peas, turnips and clover
were benefited. The mean temperature
was'above normal except on the 5th and
6th which were quite cool. Farm work
progresses rapidly, but fall plowing Is
much, behind on account of the refrac
tory condition of the soil. Streams arc
very low and water for stock . Is scarce
In some places. . VyS' fiyr
Cotton has not Improved and will be
far short of an average crop; the bolls
have completed their growth and are
opening very fast, soma prematurely oa
account of rust which. Is very widespread
Picking cotton Is now general and Is ad
vancing mors rapidly. Lata planted
cotton Is - still green and will give a
small top crop. Corn Is practically
made, and Is a very good crop on bot
tom lands, though-sborV on uplands;
much corn . has already beta cut and
placed In shocks. Fodder pulling Is
nearly finished. Making sorghum syrup
has begun. ; Tobacco Is all cured except
In the largot producing counties In the
north from Granville to Surry where
the work Is still In progress with good
results. Minor , crops are fair to good
and can hardly be further Influenced by
weather conditions. Scuppernong grapes
are ripening. Strawberry plants are
suffering from the dry weather.
CASTOR I A
Tor fc'-Ets i CH!!r:x
?j Ed Y;j i:::iA!r;i :-;'.!
r"-s the. s
The Csarlaa of Basala, who has been
orltloally til for asvoral days la recover-
The Laaoashlra boweries la Kaglaad
are assvllng Mt eaomons quantities of
coal to the United States. ,
Mr. Henry W. Grady, it. of Atlanta,
Ga aoi of the late Hsary W. Grady,
for many years editor of jae Atlanta
Constitution has disappeared and bis
friends are anxious for bis welfare.
W. O. Banders, editor of the Tar
Heel In Ellxabetn City was arrested
Tuesday for smoking cigarettes within
the city limits. ,
The first anniversary of the lata Presi
dent MeKlnky's death will he observed
la many churches throughout the conn
try next Sunday.
Cspt. Joseph H.McRee,of Wilming
ton, N. O. SUte engineer was found
dead In bis room at a hotel la Lumber
ton. Appopleiy waa the cause of his
death.; -; .
The coroner! Inquest In the nutter of
the death of Secret Service officer Wil
liam Craig, who was killed at PltUfleld,
ss, while acting as 'guard to Presi
dent Roosevelt last week, makes the
motoiman guilty of criminal negligence.
The monitor Arkansas waa delivered
to the Government Tuesday - at Norfolk
Va. ,T.:y ' -
The Are In the west shaft of the Poco-
hontas coUlsry at B ram well, W. Ya.,was
The post office safe at Hubbard, O.,
waa cracked Sunday night, the burg
lars getting over 11,060 In money and
The Pacific Mall stumer Siberia left
Newport News, Va., Tuesdsy for a trial
run preparatory . to going around the
Horn. -- -
The Union Veterans' Union has called
lis encampment for October 0-11 at
Washington, D. 0., coincident with the
Grand Army encampment.
There are now piled up in the govern
ment vaults 1600,000,000 la gold. The
largest amount that has ever been held
at one time. .
Anarchists caused rioU In Barcelona.
The development of the bribery scan
dal ot the Missouri legislature has been
made In a public confessloa made by the
speaker of the House of Delegates. Ha
implicates 18 members of the lower
house. ' i
X O Stlnson hu been nominated for
governor of Colorado by the Demo
The steam Utters are on strike In
Dowle's Zlon City, 111.
California celebrated Tuesdsy the fifty
second anniversary of IU admission Into
Extensive forest fires are sweeping the
sections around Oregon City Ore., and
President SRoosevelt has stopped the
proposed cowboy race fromDeadwood
8, D., to Omaha, Neb.
Gold amounting to $3,290,000 Is oa the
way to New York and Baa Francisco,
Cal, from Australia.
For aassult on Basle Gostenbeder,
white, John Lomsx, colored was hanged
yesterday at Montrose Va.
Congregational ministers of Chicago
III., are considering means of ending the
anthraclU coal strike.
The Klondike steamer Couace Cltv
waa wrecked Sunday in Wrangle Nar
rows, bat all the passengers were sav
ed " . .,y, . '..-.J- ::'
The anxllary cruiser Panther hu been
ordered to League Island for repairs.
:':r- li y: -: ' ' "s
There wu a net Increase of 9 per
cent la receipU at ; the 60 largest post
offices In August
Naval Constructor Daniel H Cox has
resigned, being the second of the corps
to give up since December 1.
Gen Bummer bu begun a campaign
against the warlike Moras la the PhMI
pine Islands. There are 1100 troops la
the command. ' ,
' A' freight handler on the North Ger
man Lloyd steamboat Hue discovered a
package of 'dynamite lying among the
freight. It contained four pounds of the
explosive and would have been sufficient
to blow any ocean liner to pieces.
Kineral Waters at Darls.'
Davis' Prescription Pharmacy hu the
agency here for Wilkinson's Matchless
Mineral Water. It la a fine tonic and
endorsed and prescribed 4y . resident
physicians. Besides this Water, there Is
also oa sal at Davis' rharmacy, SuSald
Llthia, Csrsbsna. Hungadl Janos, Reo
Raven EgUts, etc - - '
JACCi' T' T.79 TTtliksy la the
Luxe Attendance it All Tne SUte
Fall Plewlag Beglas. Nerihera la
vesters. AtfUeaats Already
fer State Baglaeer'a Place
BaptlsU Pleased With
Key. Tyree. ' Labor
";' 1 Scarce.
Ralxiobt, Sept. 1L Stete Auditor
Dixon left today for Fsyetuvllle where
he will tomorrow make a campaign
speech. He is the first of the SUte of
ficers to apeak during the present cam-
Many eomplalnU ot scarcity of farm
labor are coming la.
It Is expected that the September crop
report will show a still further falling
off la coaditloa ot the oottoa and corn.
The fact that there are over 000 stn-
denU already at the Bute University
arouses much enthusiam among the
alumni, ' The attendance at all the col
leges Is remarkably large. The Interest
In education ts extending all along the
line, from the common schools upward.
State superintendent Joyner expresses
the greatest satlsfsctlon at all this.
The BaptlsU here are greatly pleased
at the acceptance by Rev. D. W. C.
Tyree of the pastorate of the First
church, made vacant by the death ot
Rev. A. A. Marshall.
Already there are several applications
for the position of engineer to the SUte
board of education made vacant by the
death of Joseph H. McRee. No appoint
ment will be made for some dsys.
It Is now said by persons in a position
to know that the deal by which the elec
tric power plant at MUlburnie, six miles
from here, on the Neuse river, and the
Raleigh atreet railway and electric light
plant, will be consumated. A great deal
depends on this greet deal. The New
York people who came to see the proper
ties uy they are pleased at the outlook
for an Investment.
The rainfall night before last here wu
1.19 inches. It hu enabled fall plowing
' Peace institute here hu began its fall
term. Addresses to the students wero
made by president G. T. Winston of the
A. A M. College. ex-Judge T. B. Wo-
mack and Rev. G. F. Smith.
Wake Forest college began tu term to
day with more studento then ever be
It hu cost the State 9373 to get the
negro Monroe Rogers, charged with
arson, from Massachusetts to Durham.
BepU 11. The weather hu again
changed to a little cooler. Glad to see
Tuesday wu the rainiest dsy we hsve
had this year. It rained hard nearly the
entire day. . ".; .'.v
Trade at this place Is quite on the
"boom." All the stores seem to be doing
good business. . "King cotton" Is the
oauM of it aU. , ..(''.".,';
Building and general improvement la
still the order of the day with us. Visi
tors are Impressed with the newness of
everything In our town, and are often
heard to remark that, "Maysvtlle must
have been all built at once."
Oar first M. E. Quarterly meeting wu
held here Bunday, and wu the event of
the dedication of the new church. The
weather was very warm, but notwlth
standing, there wu a large crowd of vis
(tors here from near and far. ' Ret. R.
B. John preached oa two able seamona
Sunday a. m. and at night.
Oar school started up Monday and la
going right along, 1 Miss Annie Eoonoe
la again In charge of It. .Our people are
well pleased with her and- don't want
anybody else. She is certainly a splen
did teacher and ts a favorite with every
: Mlu Dumtule 1 Koonce is a visitor a
Mrs. Fort now. We are clad to bav6
her and hope she Will get a muslo school
here u she did teat year.
Misses Etlene-' Humphrey, Emma
Weeks, Isora Jones and' Messrs. Taylor,
Lycurgns Humphrey and Orlne Weeks
of Carteret county, were welcome vlst
tors here las! Saturday and Sunday
The came to attend quarterly meet
Mtu Llnle Koonoe . ot Rlchlands was
the guest of Mr. Herbert Ward lut week:
She left, for home Saturday a. m. We
hope she enjoyed her stay np here and
will come again soon. f-wj-V-''
A party of our young folks sndvlsl
tors had a pleasant time, driving Bunday
Mr B S Weeks spent Bunday P M at
Mr SB Coat (next clerk of Jones Co)
of near Follocksvllle visited friends and
relatives here Sunday. ,, .
Mr Major E Eubank of this place spent
Sunday over at Oliver near Trenton.
There mast be Isome special attraction
for him over there u he was "all smiles"
oa hla return. '
Mr and Mrs J H ; Ward of this place
had the misfortune of losing their In
fant child Sunday a m. It wu a bright
little girl of only a few months old and
had been ill for some time. Mr and Mrs
Ward have our deepest sympathy.
Mr J E MoCutchla Is very sick. He
wu compelled to quit his .duties uRR
sgent here Saturday. Mr Ham of Wllm
Ington la st the office now. We hope Mr
McCutchln win soon be out again. .
Ootton Is selling in the seed today for
Shipping Hews, mtracted Mettle p.
September 10. Mr. D. S. Aman and
wife of Palo Alto wers our visitors lut
week. Dave la u big and fat uever,
and Just u lively.
Miss Emily Atkinson of Wilmington,
came on a short visit lut Tuesdsy. She
is a clerk in the big dry goods store of
H. Rehder & Co., Wilmington.
Mr. 8. KllletU, a noted hunter and
fisherman for sport, of Wilson, gsve our
people a call for uveral days lut sad
this week, showing us how to fish and
Mr. Fred Nelson snd family ot WhUe
Oak, are down this week for their
Mr. Hsrvey Smith, the Jeweler and
watch tinker from Craven county, has
moved to oar berg to try his fortune.
Sheriff D. J. Sanders came in test Bun.
day, and seemed In a great hurry about
something, he might hsve been looking
for Goliath, the way he hurried
Mr. D. G. Wsrd, Jr., and wife, went
on a visit to Hubert snd Dr. W. J. Mont
fort's lut Mondsy.
Miss Eureka Young, who dlssppesred
so suddenly from our midst lately hu
been located, so we hear. She Is, so
said, st Lambert Point, Va., employed
In a silk factory, from what we hear ws
dont expect to see "Reedy" any more, a
pretty single girl.
Mr. J. A. Plttmsn went to New Bern
last week: he purchased s nice line of
dry goods while there.
Schooner C. Hsy, Capt. Gus Plttmsn,
broke the record we believe, In quick
trios to New Bern and return. She
msde It in two snd a half dsys, 150
The minstrel troupe of 8. Rsndlemsn
and wife, of Beaufort, gave two shows
here lut week, owing to bad accommo
dations for ladles, the show wss poorly
Rev. D. D. Bally, M. E. church preach
ed for us last Saturdsy and Sunday,
three Interesting and Instructive ser
mons, his first time st this place.
Schooner Anderson, Cspt. Smith, Just
cleared port with 225,000 feet of lumber,
Schooner, B. Russell, Capt. Thomu,
Just arrived, to load with lumber. She
carries 160,000 feet.
Sharpie Bessie Ellis Cspt. Sewell. ar
rived yesterday from New Bern . loaded
with goods for SUrling ft Co, at Hubert
Sharpie Lulu, Capt Tolar, came In to
day from New Bern loaded with goods
for the Lumber Co. here. Most all the
merchanU are receiving their fall stock
Rev. B. H. Mstthews and wife are vis
iting Dr. Montfort snd family this week
at Wards Mill.
A protracted meeting going on this
week at Enon Chapel and Queens Creek
churches, by the Bsptlst land Methodist
brethren, Rev. C. B. Paul from Winning
ton, at Enon chapel, Rev. Becton and
others at Queens Creek.
We people around here ought to be
good people, we ought to be christian
peoplef but we can't it seems. Now we
hsve a nice barroom near here, that Is
near enough to get our drinks easy, and
yet our people talk of good sober officers
needed, they would vote for the greatest
drunkard out of Jail, Just so he wu
nominated by his party, then talk about
good sober government men, nearly 0-10
of all the men elected as officers now
dsys are either lawyers or drunkardsi
and sometimes both, and they legislate
to suit themselves and you have got to
vote for them, or be called scalawags.
rsgUils, bolters, disorganize rs or some
thing mean, then talk about good govern
ment Baal The poor people are In a
bad- fix In this country, and it seems
they won't learn to vote u they think.
not u others think. W.
Sept. 11. Miss Hattle Taylor returned
Tuesday from New Bern after a short
stay there. . j ..
;iM1m Bessie Richardson returned to
her home at Beaufort Wednesday after
soendlne seversl days kwlth friends
Mr. L. F. Tsylor paid your city a bust
Mr.Gordan Avery of New Bern Is at
hla old home near here In a feeble staU
of health, we trust that he will soon re
cover, .fv'--v;'' v:
Mr. Lennle White ot Dover spent the
dsy with his father here Sunday.
Mr. Sam Wlndley ot Trenton wu here
a short time Monday.
Mr. Walter Glover spent Sunday with
Mr, A. J. Daugherty.
x Mr. J. 8. Roberson went to Elnston
Mr. 8am White of the firm of White
Bros, went to New Bern Tuesday and
purchased a car load of groceries.
Mr. Thomu Cox and Miss Nannie
Woods were married lut week.
The little three year oldjdsughter of
Mt. John Harris and wife, died Tuesday
by choking or strangling supposed to
be a water melon seed lodged in her
windpipe, the bereaved parents hsve
the sympathy of the community. . ..
Mr. E. D. Avery spent Wednesday
night In New Bern.
v Prescriptions atJDaTisY
Davis Prescription IPharmacy makes
a specialty of prescriptions. Prompt
and careful attention Is given them.
Only- the best drugs are used. The
prices are reasonable. Bend yours there
NERVES GAVE WAY
Miss Aseueth Brady, Cor. Sec 1111
boIs Wosaaa'a Alliance, bad
Headache, Backache and
' Hiss A. Brady, Corresponding Secre
tary Illinois Woman's Alliance, writel
from 2725 Indiana avenue, Chicago, Hl.t
"Lattymtrtnm continued ttrmJn la
Utenrr work I Became very much ex
hmuited, my aerre teemed to gtvt
war. ana' I bad backache, beadachi
and aerioat Indigestion.
"One ot my Mends tuggemted that I
try Perutuu It certainly acted llkt
aaagh on my ayatem.
. "Within tea day I hit new lite ant
health glren me ; and by taking aa oo
caaloaal doae o ff and on when I led
extra tired, I keep my system In per
fect order."MISSA. BRADY.
Mrs. Fanny Klavadatscher, of Sum
mltoville, N. Y writes u follows i
"For three months I suffered wits
pain in the back and in the region of th
kidneys, and a dull pressing sensation
In the abdomen, and other symptoms d
"But after taking two bottles of Perur
na I am entirely well, better than I ever
was." Mrs. Fanny Elavadatocher.
Send for "Health and Beauty," written
especially for women by Dr. S. B. Ears'
man,. President Hartman Sanitarium,
September 10. The farmers of Arapa
hoe have begun to pick cotton, some on
up tend have picked over
one and real-
ized a good price.
Mr. W R Reel hu been - giving from
$1.75 to 13,00 per 100. for good dry up
land ootton, he gives Sets per pound. He
started up his gin lut Mondsy. The out
look for our farmers Is very promising
the corn crop is much above an aver
Lut week wu a trying time with our
young people. ;Prof, R, C. Holton closed
his school lut Thursday at Arapahoe
and Miss Lona Holton who hu been
teaching music school at Arapahoe also
closed Thursday. There were many ssd
faces when the two teachers left our
community and the children realized the
fact that they must exohange from the
school to the cotton patch for a while.
We had a marriage at Arapahoe lut
Wednesdsy evening. Mr Benjamin John
son and Miss Eva Paul were united In
holy bonds of matrimony, Mr Joseph
Reel wu the officiating officer. They are
a prominent couple and we hope them
much Joy over the voyage of life. They
will settle near Arapahoe.
We had a good revival meeting at
Arapahoe lut week in the Christian
church. Rev James T Moore whohu
been attending the Bible .School at Kim-
ber lln Helghta visited our place the 5th
Sunday and by request preached through
the put week which resulted In adding
IS to the church 8 by confession and
baptism 8 from the Free Will Baptist,
reclaimed there was much Interest
manifested In the meeting. , Mr. Moore
is one of our Pamlico county boys, rais
ed up chiefly by a widowed mother he
being very young when his father died
he la now a young man of great talent
and bids fair to be a power for good
among his people he will start for Kim-
berlln Heights next Monday. TJ B B
Sept. 10-Wo had a very nice rain yes
terday which the people In general were
glad to see.
sir Johnnie E Wetherlngton left Mon-
dav for Wilson to attend college. We
miss him very much in our vicinity.
Mr h W Moore made a flying trip to
Klnston Fridsy. returning the same
Mrs Clarky Wetherlngton of Cove,
spending some time with relatives at this
place. . -i . fi
Mr and Mrs Ed Wetherlngton went to
Now Bern on business yesterday, for
which they had a very rainy day. ,
We have a very prosperous Sunday
School at Stony Branch and hope much
good will be accomplished. - ,
For Roaches and Water Buss.
It you are troubled with, roaches and
water bugs, try our Roach Puts. We
guarantee it to glte satisfaction and re
fund the money if It does not Price 25c
Davis' Pharmacy. . .; s .. . - ,; ; . j:a
r I have just opened np a Nice line
of Ladies and Misses Hats. Prices
J. W. SIIEPAKD, '.
Fresh Cream Cheese.
Small Pig Hams, English
Fresh lot Fancy Elgin and Clover Hill Print Butter.
" neinz's Pickles both sour and sweet. ', .-r
Veal Loaf, Ham Loaf, Totted Ham and Tongue, Chip Beef.
Fresh lot Cottolene.
Force, Cream of Wheat and Na Bob Pan Cake Flour,
Fresh Oat Flakes and Grits. . . '
Fresh Prunes. Full stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries.
3 'Phone 91. 71 Broad St. j
We have just opened up our line
Tapestry, Velvet, Axminister, Melton,
are offering thm' AT LESS tHAN,VALUE. ;1, . . ,
4-7 Smyrna, value $6.00,.. ..
18 in. " '
36 in. Axminister,
We have also the smaller rugs
We sell for spot cash, hence are cheaper than credit houses.
Duffy's Old Store, 6!Pollock St.
WE HAVE THEH!
Wire Screens, Door and Window Screens, Lawn MowersIceJCream
Freezers, Ice Shavers. -
A full line of Hardware, Paints, Oils, Varnish, 'Enamels j& Gold,
Silver and AUuminum.
A new. lot Ball Bearing Caiors, improved. . d
Our goods as represented, PRICES THEfLOWEST. " -;
Give us your orders. - ' " ' N I
78 Mibdls Br
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There are all kinds of tailor-made, suits poor, good, and
best Ours come in the last class.. . We guarantee a , perfect
fit, Perfect Workmanship and Up-to-dat Styles. ; . '' . .vV ;
- Our Fall Patterns are in and. we will take pleasure , in
showing you our line. ! . . . .
' - -
; ; Remember Every Suit is ;
; ; Guaranteed. ; : ;
JrG. Dunn & Go.;
, Hen's 5e
S7 -Pollocli: Stxcot.
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and Ti:s. j
We have in stock and to arrive
8,500 Rolls Cotton. Bagging, 8,500
bundlcB CoMoii lies. ; -v :
Send vis your orders.' Prices are
the lowest. '
Cured Shoulders, Breakfast
- y , .
of Bags, consisting of Ingrain,
Jute, Moquette and Smyrna, and
.......Our Price f 160 1, .
- 1.25 ,
from 25c up. It will pay you to call.
:M" ; t '
Gask.ll Hardware Co.
NEW BERXf, N. O
poy's Wear, .
Crekm of Rc:?s ;7
la a harmless liquid prcr station
for removing Banturn, Freckles, Tsn
and Improving the complexion. TThen
applied It Is lnv!.."'3 sl c-naotts
washed off. Tlie daik 1'.. j a.J t" s
neck, caused ty v--r:: VJ i :;"
collars, is remove 1 ty C tff i.
23c. at z?.xcr : :,
to be filled. .
:i C; Co.