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NEW BERN CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C. FRIDAY, MARCH 16 1906.---FIRST SECTION.
, OPTION OM ACRES
r.:usic festival cc:;gert mm buckburn's trial
THE BATE CITY
Such is Total Grand Tax of the
' State. .
tttmorfal Bulldhg (or t. Miry'i. Auditor
v . Dixon flints Cesjallon of Black
bum tr.d HoIIob Niwt Frcm
; . Watjikifiten. Additional
Slate Chart'. .
- ' Granted. : ,
. (Special Correspondence.)
- Raleigh, N. C, March 15.-Tho State
chartered the Capa Fear Dairy Co., at
Duke, iu Harnett county, with an
authorized capital stock of $5 000,
which may be increased to $25,000.
E, S. Yarborough, C. J. Smith and A.
Y. Kelly of Duke, are Incorporators,
Poultry, eggs and cheese will also be
' The recapitulation of the report of
the State Auditor of North Carolina
which is now in the hands of the State
printers, shows some interesting fig
urea as to the taxes of the State, as
follows: ':V'. !', -".
Real estate . and personal property
5746.331 99; Income $24,589.19; Sched
ule B, $128,653.40; Schedule C, '$29,-
i 885.67; Totnl general taxes $929,459.29;
Pension, property and poll $175,326.66;
State general and special $1,104,785.95;
- School taxes' payable to county treas
urers $1,278,689.65; Comvty taxes $2,
078,094.01, or a grand total of $4,461,-
669,63. v v- , ; -., -r ; r, 6-'
The Planters' . Warehouse Company
at Apex, will do a general tobacco busi
ness, will manufacture and sell plug
and smoking tobacco, cigars and ciga
rettes; and will also make bo es, casks
etc. Ths capital stock is placed at $30
000, of which amount $1,500 has been
subscribed; incorporators are W. B
' Johnson, Raleigh, L. S. and P. J. Olive,
S. W. Stone, II. W. Harward, B. B
Wagner and C. W. Mills, of Apex. ,
The establishment of this plant at Apex
will also mean more business of a simi
lar kind in that section.
' ' - C. C. Hook of, the architectural firm
of Hook Rodgers, of Charlotte, spent
today in Raleigh, when he was called
to look after the awarding of contracts
for the erection of the Memorial audi
torium at St. Mary's School here. Bids
were not opened today because, of the
absence of Bishop Cheshire, who will
.return next week.
' "Will you not ask the papers of the
State of North Carolina to request
their correspondents in Washington, D.
C. to let up on Blackburn and Bolton,
and to spend some of their time in inter
viewing the senators and representa
tives from North Carolina, at least part
of the time. ' Hoi ton and Blackburn
seem to have become a sort of con
tinuous performance with themT" This
comment was offered ly Dr. B. F.
Dixon, State Auditor, and he was in
earnest in the request.
, It pours the oil of life into your sys
tem. It warms you up und starts the
life blood circulating. Thats whatHol
liater's Rocky Mountain Tea does. 35
cents, Tea or Tablets. Sold by F. S.
0. H.Oockery Brought to Hospital.
Special to Journal:
Raleigh, March 14. Hon. Oliver II.
Dockery, nearly seventy years old, and
the Republican nominee for Governor
of North Carolina in-1888 was brought
from his home at Mangum, N. C., to
Rex itoapital, Ra'eigh, for special
treatment, today. .
A Store and lot in Oriental
A Lot 55x100 feet, and Store 22x60
feet with Shed 12x40 feet. ' For infor-
' mat ion apply to
J. W. JORDAN, .
" Oriental, N. C.
Wanted to Buy
All Kinds of
for CAOII or will handle on
consignment. Let me know
your prices on what you
have or will have.
y.- St., uiii-a, v.
Eight Thousand In Carteret County
Held at 65 Cents. -. -
At Present Time State Might Averagt $1.25
Per Acre, Coin Harvey to Entertain
Governors and Distinguished Men.s
. Pardon Granted. : .: !
. Raleigh, March 13. -A special meet
ing of the Board of Education was held
today in the office ot the Governor to
consider the disposition of an 8000 acre
tract of land in Carteret county by an
option to R. L. Woodard of Pamlico.
Definite action was not, taken and the
result will not be announced until next
week. Mr. Woodard has held options
on this land to purchase at 65 cents per
acre and his present option expires
March 31st. He stated that the figures
at present set by the State would aver
age about $1.25 per acre. Of this land
about 3,000 acres are in timber but Mr.
Woodard states that timber is not fit
for sale on more than 1,000 acres., the
principal part of . this tract being in
muck and swamp which can be pene
trated in many places to the depths of
Governor Glenn is in receipt of a
letter from W. H. ("Coin") Harvey,
president of the Club House Hotel and
Cottage Co.; of Monto No, Ark., con
veying an invitation to be present and
to respond to a toast at a banquet and
ball to be given at that place ' May 23,
1906. The Governor is also requested
to name a special committee of repre
sentatives, ten in number, to attend to
represent and to speak for the people
of the State.." A pass on the Monte Ne
railroad-also accompanies the formal
invitations, but the Governor has not
accepted that. The committee will be
announced later. The organization is
for the purpose of developing the in
dustrial and social relationships of the
Arkansas people and especially among
the cotton people of the country. The
programme will be a varied one, and
there are expected as special guests of
the occasion the Governors of twelve
States and ten representatives from
each offthose States. The United
States Government will send twelve
men from the departments of census
and agriculture. , From New York and
Liverpool over 300 members of cotton
exchanges, about the same-number Of
cotton merchants, 48 mill representa
tives from New England mills and 200
members of the SouthenTCottori Asso
ciation and Farmers' Union. . It is es
timated that the entire attendance will
number nearly a thousand. :'-: f, -.
"The Governor has granted a pardon
o Robert McLendon, of Anson county
naving wired it at the request of the
solicitor and county physician. who
stated that the man would die in prison
unless released. .The man was in for
twelve months having been' convicted
of, larceny.' w';V "" ''-
SPECIAL TRIAL APRIL 17TH
For Congressman Blaclibarn at Greensboro,
Case Revenue Officers Continued.
Special to Journal.
Greensboro, N. C, March 13 In the
Federal court here thn afternoon, b
ing the adjourned srssion of the special
term for the ontinua ion for trials of
indicted revenue offrers, on prayer of
counsel for defendants for continuance,
on account of. sickness of attorneys,
Watson and Aycock, kludge Boyd con
tinued same to a special term beginlng
Judgo Boyd has called a special trial
of the " circuit and district courts, to
meet here April 17th to try 'Congress
man Blackburn, under three Indict
ments for alleged violation of law, in
practicing before the department. It
is said Circuit Judge Golf will preside.
Has Stood the Test ti Year.
The old, original GROVE'S Tastelets
Chill Tonic, You know what ryou are
taking. It is iron and quinine in a
tasteless form. No Care, No pay. 50c
To The Ladies. ''
The K, of P. Band is very much in
nead of funds at present a3 they' have
the exponae of Luyinff two new instru
ments at a cost to them of over $100
and so they ask that all tho lady friends
of the band to kindly assist them in
holding a Shadow Party and Ice Cream
Supper next Monday, night, and to
make the affair a Bueces's they must
have the assistance of ths fair sex, to
they request that all who will help
tiH.'in, to meet in their Lodge room in
the Slroet Building, third floor, Friday
afteni'Hiri nt 4 o'clock toperfect ,the
arrangements, the Band is at an ex
pense of tX per month to keep ih.om
. ,' and as they are a!wn v j
t i I worthy causes they feel it is no
: ':' !! in si .'.infi- fur aid f r I' r
1 C :
I I '
At Greensboro Aprit Sixth By Home
Organlzatlon Now Baptist Church. Co
partnership formed. Big Sale Horses.
New Park and Athletic Grounds
for Ball Games. ,
' (Special Correspondent)
Greensboro, March 13. A new Bap
tist church was organized in West
Greensboro Sunday at three o'clock,
The meeting was held in the chapel of
the State Normal and , Industrial Col
lege and a large and enthuastic crowd
was present, a subscription of (3,920
was raised, with another thousand in
view. The new church starts out with
45 members. Chas EL Maddry a grad
uate of the university and recently
from the Southern Baptist Theological
Seminary of Louisville, Ky., has charge
of the work and already coney has
been raised towards paying for the
church which is. to be a neat (brick
building and to be known as ;'Forest
Avenue Baptist Church." '.
' April the sixth, has been fixed for the
date for the Music Festival Concert by
home talent. The Home Talent Festi
val will be assisted by members of the
choral association, which is now re
suming practices for ', its annual May
Festival, with all that the name implies
of the combined forces of orchestra
chorus, solists, quartette and a some
what more popular character than the
classical works usually given is what
will be rendered for the benefit of the
Student building of the Normal College
The orchestra is doing finely and will
number 25 pieces. The chorus will
number over one hundred voices. Some
of the singers taking leading parts are
Mrs. T. J. McAdoo, Mrs. John Mich
eaux, Misses Ethel Harris, M. Jamison,
Nan Wood, A; Hoyle and Mrs. B. C.
Sharpe, Messrs. S. V. Taylor, F. 0.
Lawson, J. Westley White, Dr. Wheel
er, W. C. A. Hamel and L. Duffy. . ir
Messrs. Shaw & McMath, who have
recently formed a co-partnership for
the handling of lumber, wholesale and
retail, have rented the yards' on Lewis
street formerly used by the Cape Fear
Manufacturing Company and more re
cently used ty Mr. John A. Hodgin.
The new ft; m starts business to
Fenny Brothers & Company held the
largest hor e sale ever conducted
in this city. Over 200 horses and a
large number of mules were sold. The
sale lastrd from 10 o'clock a m until
4 30 p m end was attended by a large
uuniber of people.
The work of moving the Cone Athlqtic
Park began today. The new grounds
are located rartner out on tne same
avenue and will be a great improve
ment over the old park. A great num
ber of college games have already been
scheduled to be played here during the
. " . . To Cure A Cold In One Day. -,
. Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets
Druggists' refund money if it fails to
cure E. W. Grove's signaturo is on
each b)X. 25c. , ,
Saved Bones and Whiskey.
, Maysville Ky., March 12. Under
the allege:! infl isnca of whiskey, Au
gustus Crawford, of this place, lay on
the Louisville and Nashville railroad
track on the outskirts of the town and
went to sleep.' , c '."." :';
Shortly after a northbound passenger
train came along and, striking Crawford
squarely in the side, hurled him a dis
tance of 105 feet When picked up it
was found that not a bone was broken
nor was there a scratch on his person.
The distance the man was thrown was
measured by the conductor and his crew.
Crawford had five bottles of whisky
concealed about his clothes, none of
which was broken.
Interior Decoration for March.
Interior Decoration for March is of
special interest to those who contem
plate building, or those who wish to
readorn their homes. Wall treatments
for couftty .homes, on the) proper hang
ing of pictures, serviceable sofa pil
lows, the billiard room for a small
house, furniture for a summer home,
are among a number of most interest
ing and profitable articles to be found
in the March number of this periodical
while besidos these are many other ar
tie'es of value to those who have homes
Write to Clifford and Law! on, publish
ers, and subscribe for Interior Deco
ration, 1!) Union Square, New York
City. $1.00 a year.
Eczema, Tetter, Salt Rheum. Itch, Ring
Worm, Herpes, Barhcre Itch.
All of those durensf nro attended by
intense kclinip, v.li!ih m alir.oit in
i ir ' n 1 1 wl i y rn 1 v ii ? Cliiinhi
1 ' Ti . 1 I y i i m ' ' i
n ' ' t i 1 ' ' 1. It
Revenue Officers Indicted Want' to
Defendants Ready to Plead Guilty Will Judge
Results by Congressman's Suit. .
Cost Deposited For Matthew
Case Appeal. Damage ot. . T
Odell Fire, '
Greensboro, Marcs', 14. The next
regular term of Federal court is due to
convene here the first Monday ffl April,
being the second day of the mon X. It
can last but two weekB and there ar
many indictments to be tried before
the civil docket is reached. A special
term of the Circuit and District court
is called to meet in Greensboro. Tues
day; April 17th to try Congressman
Blackburn under indictments found
against him at the recent term of court
at Asheville. . It is said that United
States Circuit Judge Nathan Goff will
preside at this special term. It ia stid
that the failure to try the present in
dictment against the revenue officers
will have an important bearing on the
Blackburn trial.. It is generally rum
ored that those defendants who were
ready to plead guilty will now hold oft
until the result of that trial i's know n.
If Holton fails of confirmation and
Blackburn is acquitted, it is said' three
defendants'. lawyers will have nq fear
of future prosecution in the court. It is
also said that some of these defendants
are in possession of evidence which will
prove very damaging to the Congress
man relative to matters outside of his
pracMcirg before , the :. departments
which may be used at the next term of
court . here to procure indictments
against him of an entirely different na
Counsel for Dr. J. B. Matthews today
deposited fifty dollars with the clerk
of the court to secure the costs of an
appeal to the Supreme Court from the
judgment of murder in the second de
gree rendered against him last; week.
It is understood that no effort will be
made to give the $5,000 bond required
by Judge Ferguson lor the release of
the prisoner pending his appeal . ;
A large number of prominent fire in
surance adjusters and representatives
spent yesterday and last night here in
conference over the estimated damage
tatho Odell HairiwareCTOpaKtock
by the fire in the office Trailding 'last
week. The Odell Company were not
prepared to give an accurate statement
of lost or damaged property yet owing
to the disordered condition of their office
work and of the goods damaged by fire,
water or smoke, and those destroyed in
the basement below or the floor above
the office floor, and named next Tues
day as a convenient time for the insur
ance men to come again, at which time
the company will have completed its
inventory and prepared a statement of
iU estimated loss. Pending this state
ment the insurance representatives re
turned to their respective homes today.
It is now said that the loss will be much
greater than was at first estimated
and will possibly reach $25,000.
CRAVEN'S EDUCA- '.
County Superintendent Brlnson's Report On
School and Thetr Development
. IUw Buildings.
In an interview with Supt S. M.
Brinson, who has nearly completed his
school visiting in Craven ccunty for this
winter, the Journal, has learned some
most satisfactory news, as to the edu
cational situation in this county, out
side of this city, as well as regarding
some matters in this city. :
Mr- Brinson has visited schools in
every township, not every school, but
57 in all, and while most of the schools
are about over for the term, there are
few ptill in session. The outlook in
fill townships is favorable. at,d every
thing ia encouraging, and particularly
in the way of better school houses and
new school houses, is tne prospect
bright. At Fort Barnwell there is to
be a new school building to cost $1,200,
and at Cove where there has been a
consolidation of two Bchool districts,
also a $1,200 building. Vanceboro if to
have a new building, which iu to be
erected under the enterprise of a local
stock company of citizens, whoorga.
nized after the special tax election
failed, determined to have a new school
building. At Bachelor and Croatan it
is expected that new school houses will
This county has taken up its full al
lowance for rural free libraries, and
has applied for more.
In the matter of the colored school
in this city, which lost its building by
fire, Sunt. Brinson, had no encouraging
report to make, as the funds so far
secured were insufficient to start the
erection of a new school building at
Foley i" Co., Chie.ie-o,
Honey im;i 1 UT l3 a throiit
r ', i"i.l o'l ! v;i t, of
i tflt Mfli'y
n ") J j r i ;!.". -is f p (
L ' ' i
in i !
Late -Happpnings From This Active
Free Land Site for Manufactory. Elks Au-
dltorlum. Rector Resign. Phone
i Service Over Southern. No .
Federal Court. Dates
for Circuit Court of
(Special Correspondence.) , -Greensboro,
March 15. Mr. Garland
Daniel, , large property owner here
and one of Greensboro's most, enter
prising and public spirited citizens, has
offered to deed areas of valuable land
adjoining the city and on the railroad,
free of charge as sites for manufac
For some time a committee of the
Lodge of Elks has been quietly matur
ing plans for the erection of a large
lodge auditorium, lodge and office
building. Recently all the lodges and
fraternal societies in the city have con
ceived the idea of co-operation for the
purpose of erecting a grand "Union
Temple" or "Fraternity Home," hav
ing lodge rooms and auditoriums for
every lodge in the city, with a general
club room apartments. While this
scheme is in embryo committees from
all the organizations are being formed
and the suggestion has been found a
nost popular one. j " ' . '
The vestry of St. Barnabas' Episco
pal church on Monday received a letter
from Rev. H. Baldwin Dean tendering
his resignation as rector of the church.
Failing health causes Dr. . Dean to re
sign. He wrote that he wanted to
come back and resign in person but
the state of his health was such that he
could not. .-'?- '",...'- :. ".."v ':
The Southern Railway has just com
pleted the work of installing tele
phone service in every station of the
Danville division. : The wires used for
telegraphing are used for the tele
phones. The use of telephones it is
thought will considerably facilitate the
arrying on of the company's business.
It is often possible to telephone over a
wire when telegraphing over it is im
possible. .;':;: '
There was no session of the Federal
Court yesterday morning. It was ex
pected yesterday that B. F. Sprinkle of
Reidsville, would be present and the
formal proceedings of entering the
mandate of the circuit of Appeals ap
proving J,udge Boyd s sentence two
years ago of the defendant to the pen
itentiary at Atlanta would be had.
Last night by agreement it was- ar
ranged for Sprinkle to appear Friday
and to submit himself to the judgment
of the court. . , ,. . ,
An order was received from Circuit
Judge Nathan Goff this morning to the
effect that a regular term of Circuit
Court of Appeals would ' begin in
Richmond the first week in May, for
hearing appeals from Maryland, East
ern Virginia, and West Virginia. On
May 21st, the court will begin its ses
sion in Asheville to heap cases from
South Carolina, the Eastern and West
ern Districts of North Carolina and the
Western District of Virginia.
An inadvertant injustice was done
some of the defendants indicted in the
Federal Court here for alleged "frauds
against the government, by the state
ment in the correspondence yesterday
that John W. Hasty was present while
many were absent, it is learned this
morning that every one of the defend-
antsv represented by Messrs Adams,
Bynnm, McNeill, Aycock, Hand, Wat
son, to-wit; Officers Hasty, Samuel.
Hardin, Smith and Walker were on
hand, ready to know the order of the
court.. Their absence from the bar,
and the statement by Judge Boyd
that it would be useless to try Hasty
and have to try others over again, gave
rise to the impression that he alone
was present '
Mrs, T C. Cozart, secretary of the
Womans Christian Temperance Union
in North Carolina, addressed the stu
dents at the Normal and Industrial
College at 4:30 o'clock yesterday after
noon. The address was made under
the auspices of the Young Woman's
Christian Association of that institution
and was largely attended and enjoyed
by the student body.
Stolen by Gypsies.
One of the most thrilling and drama
tic stories presented in moving pictures
is that of "Stolen by Gypsies", one of
the features of the marvelous new pro
gress or Aronie u. oneparo. s Moving
Pictures on , their engagement next'
Tuesday at the New Masonic Opera
House. As the Story unfolds the sen
ses are thrilled and the heart is touched
by the strong sympathy the scenes, and
action illicit. No more heart interest
has ever been drawn from the motion
picture.because the scenes are real and
the characters true and life-like. The
abduction of an only child by the roving
band of gypsies is the foundation pf the
theme which d,evc'P8 a wonderful
series of dramatic episodes. Thoswef t
devotion of the mother and ladicr
r throughout their
great sorrow is the
pa tin-tic picture
of true heroism. A
beginning v u
r;i t' p nt
n! 1 1.
makes a ttirong climax,
tho f-nr n i so of tl.c
' . .1 1 t' m i ' f ' t
Does your baking powder
contain alum ? Look upon
the label. Use only a powder
whose label shows it to be
made with cream of tartar.
NOTE. Safety lies in buying
. only the Royal Baking Powder,
which is the best cream of tartar .
' baking powder that can be had
Low-Quarter Shoes !
W want you to see our
line of LOW SHOES at once
for we are proud of them
and desire to have you share
' All the nobby shapes as
well as the staple ones in
sizes to fit every member of
It will be a pleasure to
show them to you.
J. G. DUNN & CO.,
65-57 Pollock St. Phone 212
I all U
Our buyer has just returned ta
York, where he went in search of all the r.:;j
things of the Spring and Summer Styles, "d
the same are coming in daily.
We will have on sale Monday the following
fabrics: --Meroerized Taffeta, Batiste, Jacquord Zephjr, Pongee
Silk. Linen Finish Chambery, Organdies, and Mulles. These fabrics
are unusually prettv, being very dainty. Patterns suitable either for
children or Ladies. . .' .
Many other novelties we would like to mention, but for want of
Mitchell & Co.,
61 Pollock St., Opp.
If you trade
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