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VOL. XXVIII.-No.97. ...
NEW BERN CRAVEN COUNTY. N. C. TUESDAY, MARCH 13 1906.-FIRST SECTION.
J, E Lathams Weekly Cot.ou Letter
Special to Journal
Greensboro, March, 10. Futures are
lower 20 to 25 points than a week ago,
It was only yesterday and today that
any important weakness was noted. Not
much en be said of the market, spinnc n
have bought freely and have been the
The weekly statistical figures were leas
bullish than expected; the weather has
been favorable for the new cotton crop
and here in America there has been some
price c, tt.ing tn' . goods and, yarns.
Speculators seem toebrtatrue these facts
....... i. " ......... 6-
as bearish and there is me re rolling for
a decline. It is notlcirable that the com
mission merchants who were formost in
promoting the advance, above 12 eta
pound are now the most bearish in
their views, '
Spinners are doing such a fine business
that they will likely conti ue to buy on
- all declines but as they an so well fort 1
f ied they can abstain from buying if
necessary for a considerable time. Some
new issue is needed to galvanize the
market into activity. We believe, cctton
is good merchandise at present prices.
Hai Stood ths Tett 25 Yuri.
The old, original GROVE'S Tasteless
Chill Tonic You know what you are
taking. It is iron and quinine in a
tasteless form.' No Cute, No pay. 50c
Shadow Party at Thurman
- The Shadow Party and ica cream sup
per at Thurman Friday night for the
benefit of the Thurman Cornet Band
was largely attended and the band's
treasury was increased $50 from the
The K. of P. Band" of this city at
. tended and rendered several selection?.
In the cake contest, which went to
to the best looking young man in at
tendance. Mr. Albert Willis, the basso
. profundo player of the K. of P. Band,
was the fortunate person to receive
the cake. Get ready, Mr. Simpkins.
March 8. Messrs J T H Moore and
W D Stevenson went to New Bern last
. Saturday and returned Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ii. II. Lathinghuse, Mr.
W. D Stevenson and Miss Julia Steven
son, spent Sunday with Mr Martin.
. Goodwin. - v...-.-;- r"r
Messrs. W. M. Ward. Mr. Lewis, and
J. Sandlin were in our village, last Sat
urday,.: - ; '.' -,
Mr. C. R. Jones, who was very bai l
hurt laatJJanuary in the Pamlico Lumber
Co's mill was in Lumens for a few hours
last Monday. He was accompained by
W. II. Stilley. " '. ; ; ,-.'. ..- - .
Messrs. B. G. W. Hoody. J. I. Smith,
anj J.' C. Long, spent. Sunday with Mr.
John NeaL Sr. : v . . .
" Mrs. P. W. Edwards, of Swift Creek
is spending a fer daya.with her neice,
Mrs. M. E. Handy. - ,
Mr. R. S. Cherry had a very pleasmt
visit Sunday evening with friends up the
Mr. Arther Thacher. has bui't a fine
office on Oak Avenue.
Mr. J. T. U Moore, is making some
repairs on River View hotel. He Is also
erecting a large building corner of Oak
Avenue and Pino street. ;
- -Bill Astor. is repairing his house
The Journal regrets the"publication of
any thing which will reflect to the dis
credit of any one and the communication
which -was publishep was sent by a per-
son whom we believed to be authority.
It must bo aim;U3rt that any paper
which publishes news from places at
distance is at a disadvantage because
- the circumstances are unknown to the
tditor. Correspondents should be care
ful to not lot their persons! feelings
prejuJie j the public mind; in other words
unleus there is a very marked feeling
against the person or thing mentioned
'twere better leave the matter to be
adjusted. v ,
Wanted to Buy
Ail Kinds of
. . r ' ' ! f
for CAQH or will handle on
consignment. Let me know
your prices on what you
have-or will have. " .
..1 k LI.,
.-, V Al . . V at W
) York St., Uti.-a, N.'.Y.
f he Sentiment of the People Decided'
ly in Favor of It
Flat Entsrprlu oi High School Sludtnts.
Better Koadi Is Ntw Hanover and Brunt
' wick. Anniversary of Wtrlncldeirt.
, (Special Correspondent)
Raleigh, March 10. The road engi
neer of the State Board of Geological ,
Survey is t present down in Duplin
county where he is giving special in
structions as to the construction of j
sand-clay roads. New Hanover and
Brunswick will also take a decided for
ward step in this direction. ,
There has just issued from the press
Vol I., No. L, of a magazine to be
known as the High School Enterprise. J
It comes from the hands and brains of !
the j oung people who atUnd the Ral-'
eigh High School, and the first issue re-, -lookout for matters affecting these in
flects great credit upon all those who terests, and is one of the best informed
were instruments in its maKe-up.
There is great variety of matter,
both of the serious and light- nl the!
pages teem with proof of study, care
and ability, coupled with the force of
discretion and unusual acumen.
The action of the Raleigh board of
aldermen at the called meeting for the
reception of the proposition recently
made by the Wake Water Company, of
this city, seems to indicate a spirit of
will loaning toward municipal owner
ship more distinctly than has hereto-
fore been expressed. The fact that
$2,000 will be expended to make a
thorough investigation and examina
tion of the plant etc, shows the city
fathers are ready to adopt measures of
wisdom hedged about with carefulness
and thoroughness. The special com
mittee has been retained and has even
further been augmented. There is lit
tie doubt that the subjects of gas and
electric lightiug will also come up for
settlement soon '.- J' X .
An object of universal interest to all
who enter the Supreme court building
in Raleigh is the model which Iredell
Mears has employed in presenting his
case before the Supreme conrt in the
matter of Horne vs tho Consolidated
Railway, Light and Power Compuiy, of
Wilmington. The case is that of the
man who was severely shocked and
burned by contact with an electrically
charged wire and awning, by which he
lost an arm, Mr. Meares has a care
fully planned reproduction, mounted on
a board surface, of the transmission of
power and electricity for lights in that
city. The model is carefully and clever
ly arranged, with a showing of all ex
posures and parts appertaining to the
system of wiring and ; its effect
there.. r"-;'.:r . rvv
The Governor will call together the
council of State consider appropriation
to the Jamestown Exposition. Nothing
definite can yet be stated as to State
An anniversary that has a reality and
much feeling is today being observed
by CoL George L. Tennoffsky,: in the
office of Majir Grant clerk of the
United States Court While in tho
Confederate service of courier to Gen.
W. W. Kirkland, of Hoke's division,
North Carolina State troops. Mr. Ten
noffsky was captured, just 41 years ago
today.' The. capture was at Wise's
Ferry, near K nston and this amiable
and capabb gentleman, who was
stirring in his actions, was taken to
Point Lookout, where he only remained
25 hours, when he mad) good his es
cape returning to City Po"nt, and later
to Richmond, Vs., by the same gun
boat that had borne him a prisoner.
At the request of Col, W. H, 8. Burg
wynn, CuL Tennoffsky will write the
history of this action; Of his capture
and escape, The matter will be forth
coming at an early day. . :
Yon feel the life giving "current the
minute you take it A gentle soothing
warmth, fills the nerves and blood with
life. It's a real pleasure to take Hoi
lister's Rocky Mountain Tea.' 35 cents,
Tea or Tablets. Sold by F. S. Duffy.
We had some more weather yester
day. Starting vith 55 degrees at 8 a.
m., the mercury crawled up steadily
until about 2 p. m., it reached 75 de
grees in the shade and the shade was
by no means to be despised. At 3 p.
m., the wind which had been from the
southwest suddenly shifted to the north
east and blow a gale, for half an hour.
By 4:30 the temperature had fallen 15
degrees, and at 9 p. m., stood at 50 de
grees.' , ' ..
The forecast for today is "Fair and
colder, winds becoming fresh north
erly." . ' .
Zero temperatures were reported;
yesterday in the lake regions, with
snow falling, and a high pressure area
advancing toward the Atlantic coast.
r.'aw York Cotton f'arket. V
The following were the opening snd
closing prices on the New York , Cotton
Exchange, March 12. .
10. C7 10 57
1 '7) 10 7!)
! 1 i
CONGRESSMAN THOMAS PRAISED.
Richmond Tims Dlipatck Puts lha Honor
t - ... ... .
f the Defeat of the Peyse BUI os Our
The Richmond Times Dispatch of been completed and lots are being of
Sunday published a long and interest- fered for Bale. The Journal. "has men-
ing account with cut of Congressman
Charles R. Thomas and the splendid
work he has accomplished in his fight
against the Payne bilL. The measure
was for the abolishmest of the custom
houses at New Bern. ' Wilmington,
Washinirtnn and Elizabeth Citv. It
was defeated and to Mr. Thomas a' addition to the city and it must be ad
large meed of the praise belongs. ' j mitted that just such an' addition Will
The Journal takes great pleasure in be needed before long. The lcrease of
reproducing from the Times-Dispatch population demands that aether ave
two excerpts highly commendatory to enue be opened and in this special plan
our distinguished fellow citizen:- o o
Mr. Thomas represents the great
trucking interests of North Carolina,
and the strawberry belt of that State
is in his district He is always on the
men ia tne House on suDjects oi. that
His district also has a sea frontage,
a fact which lias made it necessary for
him to devote much of his time to study
of the needs of a maritime people. He
has had established j two life-saving
stations along the treacherous North
Carolina coast " and it was mainly
through his efforts that the government
established the marine biological labors
tory o the coasts of North Carolina, New Bern is a member, recently on
the only one south of oods Hall, aiimmated a deal wherebv the comnanv
Mass., and probably the most finely
equipped in the country.
IS ALWAYS ACTIVE: '
. Mr Thomas was elected to the Fifty
sixth Congress for the first time, and
has from the first been active in behalf
of the people of his State and section.
He often says that he regards himself
as part Virginian, his ancestors having
been born in the OKI Dominion, and his j
wife, a Miss Ruflm, daughter of Judge j
Thomas Ruffln, being related to that
large and prominent Virginia family.
He keeps a close watch for matters
which would benefit Virginia that come
up in his committee, and Virginia mem
bers are in the habit of consulting him
frequently concerning their, bills for
public buiUings in their State, He has
promise.! to look most carefully after
the interests of Richmond in the mat
ter of a new postofllce building, and al
so to take care of fie bills for other
Virginia public buildings.
' " . March 9th.
The season is now with us for agents
of every kind. Our community is now
being canvassed by . lightning rod
agents. They are getting some orders.
We may expect the fiuii agent in the
near future. -. r
Some of our citizens seem to be quite
fond of horse trading. -
Messrs. G G Lane, Barney' and Char-
He Cayton, G K White, A P Cay ton and
Charlie Tunstall all .'attended the meet
ing of the Board of Supervisors at
New Bern Monday.
Mrs tiien Keel of near Bayboro is
spending a few weeks with her 'daugh
ter, Mrs. G R Lane of this place.
; We would be pleased to have another
letter printed in the Journal from the
far West, It was quito interesting.
Mrs Ann Brown of this ' place is vis
iting fnoi ds acd relutivts at Small
Mr Chas Fulcher and daughter Mat-
tie and soft Barney attended an enter
tainment at Kitt Swamp last Friday
' Mr Eugene Cayton has purchased
nice graphophone. , .
Misses Lora and Cora Lane spent
last Sunday at the home of Mrs J W
Quite a number of our people attend
ed church at Sandy Grove Sunday,
some who went were Miss Annie Cay
ton, Mr and Mrs B D Cayton, Mr and
Mrs Barney Cayton, Mr and Mrs Char
lie Cayton and Mr J W Lane, all of this
place. . ; -..'
Well Pleased With Teacher.
Wasp; March 12,-We the public of
Piner Grove school seeing an item in
Friday's Journal which is unkind and
untrue, we cannot refrain from saying
something in behalf of our teacher and
school. Our teacher has conducted the
Bchool nicely as anyone could and if there
has been any unpleasantness we know
nothing of it She is kind to all .and
loved by all. The one who is saying
these unkind things about our teacher
is saying them without a ' cause and it
. . .
soems is trying to do her an Injury
! WI1C1I DUO IUU UUIIO U1UII1
George W, Ipock,
Ella E. Ipock,
Emma Chase, '
J. W. BarrinRton,
C. IT. Ipock,
C. J. ll.vith,
T. It. CKy,
T. A. .
OUR NEW SUlUdB
Th Addition Xnomm it Ghent Hu Bwn Sur-
I vavad. Lota Raadv lor Sat.'
The survey of J. M. Spencer's addi
tion which is to be known as Ghent has
tioned the progress of thisenterprise
several times and we are phased now
to announce that everything is ready
and Mr. Spencer will be glad to show
any one interested the plot of the tract
which has been laid eft. -
The Buburb will make a J handsome
we have a very choice'propostipjk,,;.; .
The lots are 50x150 feet each and
the roads that they front ill be 80 feel
, wide. The plot is on the 1 oulvard
. idea, thus affording a most attractive
i place to live. Mr. Spencer will for
j limited time sell these lots at very low
! prices and people contemplating buy
ing, property here can not do bettet
than to investigate bis schemi'. The
prices to start with will be from $100
to $300; corner lots at from $150 to $376
according to the location. This offer
will find many purchasers and it should
behoove people contemplating buying
to act at once. -
Big Land Deal in Onslow. :
The Basnight-Davis Lumber Com-
'pany, of which Mr. J. S, Basiiijl.t,
acquired some valuable timber and
real estate-in Onslow county. . ';
Included in the purchase is the
Ward's mill property bought of Dr. W,
Montfort, upon which is situated the
finest water mill in Eastern ' North
Carolina. Another purchase was the
Hatsell mill property, bought of Rew
I. N. Henderson, and another, the Bear
Creek plantation of Gen. W. H. Willis,
the aggregate investment - being up
wards of $15,000. ,
This is the season of ; listlesssnes,
headaches and spring disorders. Hol
lister's Rocky Mountain Tea is a sure
preventative. ' Makes you strong and
vigorous. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets.
Sold by F. S. Duffy.
Lumbermen to Feast,
Invitations , have been rece'ved by
lumbermen in this section to the annual
banquet of the North CarptW Pine 'As
sociation at Norfolk. The meeting
will be very important in ,the affairs of
the Association. It is expected that
the lumbermen in this section will till
attend whether they are members of
the Association or not.
A general invitation is extended to
all operators. The organization which
has been Tn existence but a short time
will accomplish much for thd lumber
men if they co-operate-' The date of
meeting is Wednesday and Thursday
March 14, and 15th. The. banquet will
probably be at the close oi the pro
. March 10.
Still it rains and the farmers are very
much discouraged over it as some of
them are getting behind in their farm
work. ' t '', '
Rev. D. C. G eddy filled his regular
appointment in the Methodist church at
this placeSunday night
Capt James Parkin had a very un
welcome visitor at his house Monday
night at about 9 o'clock. Capt Parkin
went up stairs to retire and to his sur
prise he saw a man standing in the end
of the upper porch, but the visitor saw
Capt- Parkins was coming out on the
pprch, so he jumped over the ballister
rail and on striking the ground he made
tracks, captain Parkins threw a chair
at him and then proceeded over the
ballister and gave the visitor a lively
chase for about-two hundred yards, but
captain Parkins legs being rather short
his partner gained on him so rapidly he
had to give up the chase and go back
home and wonder who it was.
Mr. Jim Horrison of Newport Car
teret county was in our town Mon
day. . ' ' - ' '
Ex-Sheriff Sanders was in town Wed
Misses Jessie Blount and Sae Mat
tock went to Hubert Sunday with your
uncle PhiL i .
Mrs. W. E. Mattocks moved into her
new house Monday.
Mrs. Minnie Pittman of Wilmington
is spending a few days here with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Canady.
Mr. George Pritchard says he has quit
hunting for game, says he sits down
and waits for the game to come to
Misses Ida Ward and Mattie Moore
had another fine oyster roast at Mrs.
Jas P. Adams landing Wednesday after
Quite a crowd of 'our young men arid
some old ones were summoned before
the Grand Jury at Jacksonville this
week to testify against the blind timers
that have been playing such a big hand
around here. Tho bull has started to
roll and wo c ; :t to keep it rollitiR
vuCl V.--Q 1. t ono is called clown, Cod
I ' ; i r 1 ' r.
I .('' 1 i 1 t 1 l vrry
HEAD TO FOOT
With Crusted Scaly Eczema When
One Month Old - Could Brush
Scales Off Body Young "lady
. is Now 17 Years Old and Skin
Is Without a-Scar Cured By
AT EXPENSE OF $4,50
"When I was one month old I was
taken with eczema. After being under
the treatment of two doctors for one
. month and no improvement, my
mother was advised by a druggist
r try Cuticura Soap and Ointment,
was one crust of sores from head to
foot My mother could brush the scales
off my body; and my finger and toe nails
nil. After using six cakes of Cuticura
Soap and about as much Cuticura Oint
ment I was completely cured. I am now
seventeen years old and my skin has not
a scar. I am still finding wonders in Cuti
cura; after washing a fever blister two
days it was completely gone." Your
Cuticura friend, Miss Eola Glasscock,
Oct. 27, 1905. Markaville, La.
The attention of parents is called to
the fact that the Cuticura Remedies
were used on a one month old baby
with complete success, proving what we
have always claimed that these great
curatives are so pure, so sweet, and so
delicately medicated that they may be
used on the youngest infants. - -
Are the Best for Skin and Blood
"About three years ago my face be
gan to get rough with acne and kept
getting worse. A year ago I read ia
a paper of the Cuticura Remedies for
the skin and blood. I sent for them
at once. I used the Cuticura Soap,
Ointment, , and Pills, and in three
months my skin was soft and smooth,
and the pimples have all disappeared
without the services of a physician. I
think the Cuticura Remedies are the
best that any one can use for .the skin
and blood." May G. Schieferle,
Sept. 5, 1905.' Santa PauU, Cal.
Cntlonra Soap, Ointmenl, and PUli an ld throughout
the world. I'otter Drug it Cnt-m. Corp., Hole l'rpi.,lfciftuo.
Mm, aw Band lot "UuwloCr lor t!u Sklii.''
A VINDICATION FOR DR. PIERCE
Decision by tha Suprema Court of tht State,
, Against the Ladlee' Home Journal. .
A verdict has been rendered in favor
of the plaintiff in the libel suit brought
against the Ladies.' Home Journal (pub
lished by the Curtis Publishing Co. ) by
the World's Dispensary Medical Asoi
ciation, of which Dr. R. V. Pierce is
President. The suit was brought by
Doctor Pierce against the Curtis Pub
lishing Co., for making false state
ments about one of the standard family
medicines known as Dr. Pierce's 'Fa
vorite Prescription. In the May num
ber of the Ladies' Home Journal (1904),
Mr. Edward .Bok, the editor, stated
that Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
contained alcohol and some other harm
ful ingredients, and Dr. Pierce had in
the action alleged that the defendant
maliciously published this article con
taining such false and defamatory mat
ter,. Dr. Pierce further claimed that
no alcohol is or ever was contained in
his "Favorite Prescription," that said
medicine was a vegetable preparation
and contained no ' deleterious ingredi
ents whatever; that Mr. Bok's state
ment, pretending to give some , of the
ingredients of said medicine, was
wholly and absolutely false. During
the trial, the Vice-Presidentof the
World's Dispensary .Medical Associa
tion stated, that the ingredients of Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription were ex
tracted from the following native roots:
Golden Seal, Blue Cohosh, Lady's Slip
per, ' Black Cohosh and Unicorn, by
means of pure glycerine. He was ask
ed how he knew, as a physician and ex
perienced medical man, that the "Fa
vorite Prescription" was a cure for the
diseases peculiar to women, such as
amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, ante-version,
retroversion, and he stated that
he knew such wa? the fact because of
his professional experience ' and the
many thousands of women whose ills
had been curedby this "Prescription."
The Vice-President, being asked to give
his authorities, read from the standard
works, such as the United States Dis
pensatory, The American Dispensatory
and many other standard medical books.
The retraction printed by the Curtis
Publishing Company two months after
the libelous statement appeared and
nearly two months after the suit had
been begun stated definitely that analy
ses had beeirmade at their request and
that the "Favorite Prescription" did
not contain either alcohol, opium or
digitalis. '' .
All smart up-to-date women of today,
Know how to bake, wash, sing and to
Without these talents a wife is N. G.
Unless she takes Rocky Mountain Tea.
Sold by F. S. Duffy.
apital Stock Increased
Special to Journal..
Charlotte, March 10 The Suburban
Ilealty Co., wan granted an amendment
to its charter allowing tho inerofiMO of
cnpilul stock to ?7)0,ou:) with ?r,0,0"0
I ' r" 1 :-X si-; i' r f ' t c '' v
FIVE YEARS OLD
SMOOTH AND MELLOW
Express Charges Paid By Us.
A trial will convince you that these goods are the
very best for medicinal and other purposes. Send
us your orders and if not perfectly satisfactory, '
return at our expense
at once. An shipments are made in plain cases.
Remit by Postal or
Write for price
U e are showing a nobby
" line of Trousers in all the
correct Spring colorings.
Fits Ml !
.Equal.to the. best Tailor:
made Goods in every detail
except price, which is $2
to $4 less.. -;, ,'';'
All sizes from 29 to 46
waist, ' '
IT WILL BE WORTH WHILE TO SEE
J G. DUNN & CO.,
55-57 Pollock St. Phone 212
If you trade you will
TryIf Not as we say
J L. HARTSFIELD
Mrrir.k 93 1 2 MIDDLE ST.
Ater having so much trouble to get Tin work done when I wanted it and
like I wanted it done have purchased the Tin Business of L. U. Cannon. Have
opened a First Class Tin Bhpp No. 90 Middle Street, next to Gaskina Cycle
Store, where I have competent and experienced men to do my work, I will rua
this business in coniunction with my CONTRACTING and BUILDING.
, Any work sent me will receive PROMPT ATTENTION, and will be DE
LIVERED when PROMISED. .
I have an EXPERIENCED SLATER.' ALL KINDS OF STOVE VvC "
DONE. STOVE PIPE Made to uraer.
OLD SIGHT AND OLD AGE.
Old age is a 'matter of years; Old siht is z
question of glasses. If you find difficulty ir
readme while for distance your1 slr.ht h re: 1
you require old sight glasses. Old sr
itself about forty. A competent
should be cqnsulted. (We examine
and guarantee pcifect catief xlivn A
and money will be reiunaea
Express Money Order.
list of other liquors.
twice rnone i&, frequence i: ,;.