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NEW BERN CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, FRIDAY JUNE 22. ' 19a&.-SECO ND SECTION.
NEW BERN WILL HAVE
BIG HAIL STORK
GLOOMY CROP REPORTS.
five mm. Mi
m. m ar
The Centennial Anniversary of Opening ol
First Brick School House Next Tuesday.
Hon. Hannls T;y!or, D. D . to Make
Next Tuesday wiii mark tbt? one hun
dredth anniversary uf ti.t ;" niug of
the first brick building ror educational
purposes. Exercises appropriate for
Jlhe occasion have boen prepared. The
committee lias bee i esp-ri.dly fortu
nate in securm;; Hon. I-iunnis .Taylor,
Jd., to deli or lh'-addrs inr this oc-
sion and his presence a'or.e sh :ul 1
ve cause for a vctv hvz". at tendance.
r. Taylor is without doubt one c! the
ost illuitrioitH New H.-n duus, prist or
eaenr. IIu has bum. lion rej by the:
mitea states. govcnmHUi iy impor
tant diplomatic offices to lorvign eouri-
ries and hits been Govo.mm-nt advo
ate in ysry important inter-national
. oeations. He was leading counsel in
' .he Alaskan boundary ea.ie, the ques
on involving many complications and
iqimtng years lu s-. ti 10.
Dr. Taj lor is u native- of New Bern
and received his early education in the
very building which is the object of this
celebration. The citizens should turn
"""t en masse and give him a hearty
last River Tunnel a Death Trap
vAiecial to Journal.
York, June 'Ai loo great an
treasure in the Pennsylvania rati-
ay tunnel under Ea:;t i;icr caused a
ragedy this morning. TV pmvi natic
Jowcr -against t:' luatl f"rcd the
I shield out nd two men wo'
-1 llhe surface of th .' rv.-r r-
- carried to
ally for them. Six others were in
ured in attemp's to ; ,-c.ijie. All of
the workmen were in great danger of
$5.00REWAKl! Wanu ', Military
. Bounty Land Warrant.'. Will py $5
pr telling mo who has one whether 1
Iiy or not. Dealers excepted. R. li.
I alley, Kansas City, Mo.
Four Depart at en ts Collegiate,
Graduate, Engineering and Law.
Large library facilities. VV dl
equipped la'-oratories in all de
partments of science. Gymna
sium furnished with heat appa
ratus. LxpeiHos very moderate.
Aid for worthy students.
Young Men wishing to Study
Law should investigate the
superior advantages offered ,
by the Department of taw In
For catalogue and further in
D. W. NEWioM. II pr'strar,
Dt RH ..i, N. c.
'TRINITY PARK SCHOOL
A first-cks; preparatory School
Certificates of graduation accept
ed for en'rance to leading South
Best Equipped Preparatory School In
Faculty of ten' officers and
teachers. Campus of seventy
five acres. Library contai-n 5
thirty thousand volumes. Well
equipped gymnasium. High
standards and modern methods of
instruction. ' Frequent le-tures
by psominent lecturers. Expen
ses exceedingly modenato. Seven
yeara of phenomenal success.
For catalogue and other infor
mation, address -
II: M. North,, Headmaster,''
- , . Vj PUIUIAM, n. C.
' ' k HURST
.stributors for Craven, Car-
teret, Onslow. Jones, Pam
ico, Beaufort, And King
Property and Crops Severely Damaged Dr.
Matthews Renews His Bond. Em
bezzler Forfeits His Bond. Big
Suit Against Southern Rail
way. Blackburn and
His Tax Listing.
Greensboro, June Is).--Late yesterday
afternoon this city and section had a I
bad hail storm followed by almost a!
cloud burst of rain. In the city the
hail was not accompanied by wind,
and the immenscRMttca falling straight ,
down did hut little damago to glass cx- j
cept on skylights, every one in the city j
being broken. At. Pomona J. Van Lmd-j
leys immense green houses had all the j
glass broken, and thousands of pains in ,
the Pomona cotton factory roof wore!
smashed. In the country north and
west of the city, it is reported this
morning that the hail literal"! v ruined .
crop?, ana the rain which lottowed ,
swept away In iJgos, aj well as flood-1
ing the bottoms. Croat drops of hail,
bean falling here, scarcely without
warning, and many horse3 being so un
expectedly bombarded by stones falling j
from above ran away, but nob.lyj
seems to have been hurt. Manyj
of the stones were even bg,;or th in
goose eggs, some measuring nine inches (
in circumference and others which wre j
weighed reaching five ounces. Gar
dens and fruit are greatly damaged, '
and any number of chickens were kill- j
cd, and every one a hail stone struck
on the head, dropped an if shot. It ;
was in fact and in tuith a most power- j
ful hail and a terrible rain. It is fear-1
ed that the finishing touch was put on !
the propscct for wheat in a!i t ' i i - sec- j
tion. The rains all last wee;.- delayed!
the harvest, and the -rips hads wtrc;
bending in' weight of line fruitage.
Many of these heads, over-rino, had be-
gunjto sprout on the stalk, and the hail
ir.d heavy rain yesterday literally
mowed it down.
In the Superior court here yesterday
afternoon, Dr. J. H. Matthews, who had
arrived on it morning train from a
sanatorium in .italtiniore, appeared,
with his bondsnvi), and renewed his.
live thousand dollar U'.iUt .'or 1;!-. ap
pearance atter the bupreme cou.t
passes on his appeal from, the judgment
of twenty years sentence passed on him
for the murder of ins wife.
G. A. Summers, convicted and sen-.
tenced for embezzling $1,W'JU fled and
his two thousand dallar bond was
forfeited. Summers had been sen
tenced to five years in the neni-
tentiary. He took an rppeal, and was
around all the time until the Supreme
court affirmed the judgment, when he
Brcoks & Thompson, attorneys for
for Mrs. Elizabeth Sellars have sued
the Southern Railway for $50,000 dam
ages on accuunt of the death of Engi
neer V. W. Sellars, who was killed in
the wreck of No. 31 near here one
night last February.
Congressman Blackburn is here to
lay. His house and lot here were to
have been sold yesterday in default. of
payment of the purchase price for the
lot, but it was announced at the hour
of sale that it was postponed until
Tuesday. This saina property was ad
vertised for salo in May for non-pay
ment of two year?, taxes. The Cn
pressman paid no attention to th-j no
tice of tax sale ani an lmur before the
sale, the attorney for the party who
holJs the purchase price note, paid the
the taxes and immediately advertised
the sale under foreclosure. The Con
gressman had never listed the property
for taxes. If "Nick" Haekett ac
cuses Jus opponent of being a "tux
dodder," the answer might well be
given that Mr Blackburn was not try
ing to dodge paying taxes, so 'tnuch as
tho accusation, which he bitterly de
nied of owning a house and living in
the 5th district, while running as a
candidate in the 8th district. By keep
ing the property off the record'arid the
tax list. - . -
Superintendent of the Children's
Homo Society, v. B. Streeter, who
found a home fqr theSbe, Sir Walter
Raleigh, who was taken froh2He cus
tody of a hegresa here last Winter gets
a report from the child every month,
He says it is doing finely, and is delight
of his foster parents and is both heathy
ana Deautitut. v
Mr. Robert Bishop, aged 40 died at
his home he'e this monning of Brights
disease leaving a wife and ono child.
The funeral will be at the family burial
plot at Holts Chapel tomorrow.
Rioting Has Stopped.-
Special to Journal . - , ' '
Grodno, Russia, une 2QL Rioting
and slaughter of Jews at Bialy stock has
stopped. . It lasted seventy-two hours
and nearly annihilated the Jewish pop
ulation. At first the Jews fought des
perately but were overpowered by
numbers and fled to houses - to protect
themselves. Mobs murdered Jiundrcds,
outraged, toriien, burned houses and
plundered everything. ' .
And Cloud Burst of Ram
News and Observer to Erect Office
Answers In Southern Railway Case. Speci
mens for N. C. Movable Exhibit.
Granolithic Walks Capital
Square. Negro R. F. D.
Carrier. Nina Hun
Raleigh, June 19. Today the prepa
ration of the answer by the Corpor-
a' ion Commission to the bill in equity
i,i the United States Circuit Court in
the shape of an injunction to with
strain the commission from interferring
with the opwation by the Southern
railway of a night train from Raleigh
was continued, attorney General Gilmer
and chairman McNeill being together
engaged in the preparation of the ans
wer, which is in itself an answer to
the more than 20 averments made by
the Southern in its paper filed last Fri
day with the Commission. Each one
of t hese has to be answered. Some are
admitted and others are denied.
The News and Observer has begun
work preparatoiy to the construction
of the new office on West Martin street
between the railway station and the
postoffiee, and will erect a two story
brick building to the front of 50 feet
and a depth of 100 feet. This will
next door to the new public printing
building which is in course, of erection
and which will have a front of 53 feet
and a depth of 103 feet, with three
stories and a basement. Besides these
buildings worx is in progress on a new
public school on East Harget street for
white children, on the First Baptist
church, the Elks Temple; a f 25,000 of
fice building on vVest Martin street ad
joining the Tucker building; on the
Pittmaii Memorial auditorium at St.
Mary's Female College, on two large
apartment houses on Fayctteville street
and on a building on East Davie street
to be used as a livery stable and auto
Curator Brimley of the State Museum
will take the field this week to begin
the collection of specimens of grains,
grass, etc., to be used in the movable
ewlvihit whlth -feWo oi;riultrAl riertnrr.
ment will make during the coming au
tumn at.various fairs throughout New
England and for which the board re
cently made a special appropriation of
56,000 at the request of Governor
Work has begun on the granolithic
walks in the capital square. These do
not exactly follow the line of the old
cross walks, nor are they nearly so
wide. The walks heretofore have been
very disagreeable, being set with rough
bits of stone here and there and in
rainy weather have been very muddy.
For several years an effort has been
made to have the walks properly laid,
they having never before been paved.
Tom McKoy, the negro rural tree de
livery mail carrier here, about whom
there has been such a lot of talk, made
his first trip over his route yesterday,
a post office official going with him to
aid him in distributing the heavy mails.
The officials say that no trouble devel
oped on the route. It had been publicly
announced that McKoy had been drop
ped and would not be put on duty as a
carrier, but it seems the matter was
taken up in some quarter and pressed,
and so last Saturday night a telegram
from the post office department direct
ed thai he be put on duty at once.
The teachers continue to arrive today
to attend the session of the Summer
School which really began this morn
ing. Yesterday was registration day
and over 900 teachers registered. The
Agricultural and Mechanical College
buildings were all filled by them by
noon yesterday. Many are quartered
in the city at other colleges and in
private homes. It was remarked today
by officials at the office of the State
Superintendent of Public Instruction
that more teachers were here than were
ever gathered in one piece in the State.
Pulajanes'on the War Path
Special to Journal :
. Manila, June 20, A band of three
hundred Pulajanes attacked the town of
Buvean five policemen and captured
othpr natives. The Pulajane leader was
killed and the band suffered terrible
loss as . the policemen fought despe
rately. ' - - - . -
. Cost of Inspection on Packers
Special to JonrnaL , ,
Washington, June 20 In the dis
cussion of the House substitute of the
Meat Inspection bill in the Senate to-
day, Senator Proctor argued that it
wasscttinir damraroua nrecident to 1 Harkins was displaced "solely on his
was setting a dangerous precedent to(MCOr(L Th)9 Blttckburn orce8( are
put the cost of meat inspection on the jubilantly happy anyway and the or
Government. ' ; Iganization w . they are not
Cooking Stoves arid Ran
ges. guarantee them to
give ' perfect satisfaction.
Gaskill Hardware CO. Phone
Ay .. .
Major Guthrie and Big Hail Stones.
Appointee Collector Brown Highly Praised.
' Republican Opinions Over the Collector
ship. Blackburn's House Tax
Greensboro, June 20. Reports from
farmers in different sections of the
county are gloomy this morning go far
as the crop outlook goes. The hail yes
terday covered quit a large area north
and west of here, and literally destroy
ed all tobacco plants in its track.
Major W. A. Guthrie, of Durham,
is about the only man seen, who saw
the hail here yesterday and did not ac
knowledge it was the biggest hail he
had ever seen. "This Greensboro af
fair" he said, was certainly something
to boast of, and I do not mean to throw
cold witer, or congealed water on it,
but just forty years ago, at Chapel Hill
in June 1863, just after the commence
ment, there was a hail storm which
lasted over half an hour, the, hail staid
on the ground in piles, ever so deep for
days. We didn't have ice factories then
as now, and there was a plenty of ice
cream :n the boarding houses and ho
tels, I remember well for a week."
"Now as to the size of the stores, I am
not positive, but I think I remember
that a class mate, George Boozer, who
is now a clerk of the Superior Court of
South Carolina, who was spending the
vacation like myself, studying, and who
was my room mate, picked up one of
the stones that fell down our big old
rock chimney on the floor to put in the
water pitcher and it would not go in
until he split it with a hatchet" "It
was a pretty good hail here, but the
one I saw forty years ago, I was very
young, I shall never fotget, should I
ive to be an old man; .many of the
stones, though nothing like all of them
were bigger than baseballs, and my
room mate, Boozer, :s now clerk of the
Superior Court of South Carolina."
With one accord, Republicans here
who know him, speak in praise of the
new collector Brown, appointed yester
day in place of Hark ins.
Even anti-Blackburn Republicans say
they are rejoiced to see the cepture de
parting at leat from the mountains,
thn transfer of the chamanshin from
Asheville, followed so bom by that ot
the most important political office of
all the collectorships of the western N.
C. revenue district. Beng asked if the
new office would not mean a complete
shake up as to the deputy collectors,
one well informed Republican said that
it conld not for some time. He said
that these positions were under the civ
il service, and only those who had been
examined and were on the list were il
legible for appointment.
"There is not a man on the force
in this whole district who does not .live
in the tenth Congressional district, ex
cept Deputy Collector Sheck, of Davie,
said this gentleman, and Sheck would
not be there, if the department at
Washington had not prevented his re
moval." "Brown is a splendid man" said an
influential official, "and has had expe
rience in the service. When Cooper
was Collector, he was his chief deputy
and really ran the ottice. He will run
the office now too, and will do it on a
much higher plane than certain politi
cians think, and a great deal better
than the Asheville crowd ran it.'
Another politician furnished the opin.
ion that the new Incumbent would not
let the office interfere with his bank
ing duties, but would turn it over prac
tically to -his son-in-law, C. L, Wagner
who was turned down by the president,
after be'ng promisecTthe marshalship.
As political manager of the offie, ' it is
agreed by all that Mr. Wagner will
have ten times more influence, than
had he been made marshal, for it puts
him in direct touch with all the whis
key men. Blackburn from the very be-
ginning claimed the collectorship tor
his distr'ct and it will be remembered
that for a long time he declared he did
not claim the marshalship, because it
carried no political power. L securing
this place at last for his district, just
on the eve of hia desperate campaign
for re-election, the value of it to him is
conspicuously evident. Discounting
the claim that it -is a Blackburn
man. and that Harkins was retired be
cause of his testimony against Black
burn in the Federal Court, a man who
claims to know all the antecedents of
the ousting of Harkins, declares that
President Roosevelt himself, when
taking note of the rottenness exposed
in the big trials herv as existing in
the service, between the Revenue of
ficers and the distillers, insisted that
such a condition could not exist if Col
lector Harkins was a proper official or
an efficient one, In the., telegram re
ceived by State Chairman Adams here
yesterday afternoon announcing the
displacement of Harkins and the ap
nointment of Brown the President.
through Mr Leob, stated that Collector
KnuviiiK over mu ciituiKt! uiuugn (.iiey
look a little bit hit ' .
The Congressman's home here, ad
vertised to be aold yesterday for non
payment of the purchase price and post
poned until - today was not put up at
' Life and Trust Company came forward
and fixed the matter to the satisfaction
Of the creditors.
A&pr ihc Office of Postmaster at Ral
Ellis Building Nearly Completed. Education
Jnvestment. Governor Glenn Improves.
I General Armfield to be at Encamp -!
ments. Compulsory Education
Ralegh, June 20-The building of
the Elks at Raleigh is to be completed
m about ten days at a cost of about
$?5)00 which is about $4,000 more than
viiS at first expected.
CF here are now fi ve aspirants for the
Raleigh postmastership, these being
Willis G. Briggs John II. Harden, J.
S. Leonard, Lester Butler and William
Brown and the contest is quite a lively
At the Agricultural and Mechanical
College Library there is a very exten
sive and interesting exhibit of school
books in use in the United States,
twelve of the book companies making
the exhibits', each having its own sec
tion with special furnitjre decorations,
Insurance Commissioner Yourig has
gone to Morehead City to deliver an ad
dress before the North Carolina Retail
Merchants Association and thence goes
to Wilmington on offi.-ial business.
Among today's arrivals were W. C.
:4ew'und of Lenoir and George B. Hiss
of Charlotte. They called att.heolhce
of the Gove .'nor antl of State Suiierin-
tenpent Joy tier. At the latter Mr.
Hiss had quite a talk about the public
schools, particularly in the mill towns,
he having large interest in this direc
tion. Ha rema'-ked that happy teach
ers made happy pupils and these made
happy workers bye arid bye, and added
that education was the greatest invest
ment the State coul 1 make for its peo
pie. A very interesting sermon was
preached here Sundry ly rv.
Mr. Betklty in Ciui.-t church, lie
was ordained in tint church a year ago
and his homo is at Mayo Jau, a thriving
mill town where he is doing excellent
work ami making a very careful study
of interesting and important situations.
Gov. Glenn, who it now regularly a!
his office says his condition continues
to. imnrove and that he will fe,.here a4
this wcek.fi It is prAWc"iaf; )ew!h
leave next week for a trip, tV further
In a few days the local Daughters of
the Confederacy will have a picnic in
the capitol square here for the purpose
of raising funds to outfit a room they
have taken at the Soldiers' Homo on
the second floor of the new dormitory,
various local organizations thus taking
rooms which they will furnish.
It is learned that Brigadier General
Joseph F. Armfield will be at both en
campments of the first and second reg
iments at the permanent camp at More
head City, and that he will perhaps go
to Chickamagua to have a look at the
first regiment which goes into camp
therewith the regulars and the several
other regiments of the national guard
from other states.
Attorney General Gilmer stated this
afternoon that the answer to the bill in
equity in the Southern Railway case,
means Judge Purnell's order would be
It is said that Mr. Sears, the new
sheriff here is practically certain of
nomination by the county convention.
The County Superintendents of Pub
lic Instruction favor a compulsory at
tendance law. This sentiment is very
rapidly growing all over the State. So
well is it known that the Labor Com
missioner finds no longer necessary to
ask questions regarding it and so these
are not on blanks this year.
Fatal Ending of Spree.
Special to Journal
Washington, June 20. Clarence M,
York, Secretary to Chief Justice Full
er, and a patient at Garfield hospital,
fell or jnmped from a window to the
street and was killed. He had been on
a spree and was in a demented condi
tion. ' Ready With Answer
Special to Journal
Raleigh, June 20. Chairman McNeill
and attorney General Gilmer will have
the answer to the bill in equity in Fed
oral court in the Southern Railway
schedule injuncion matter. The paper
is long and complete but, the contents
have not yet been made public.
Encampments Provided For
Special to JournaL
Raleigh, June - 20. Quartermaster
General Francis A. Macon was here to
day on his way to High Point. He
says North Carolina will get ample
funds from the United Statas under
the new law ' to cover all expenses of
First and Second regiments and artil
lery to Morehead City and Third to
Chicamauga. Total allowance for all
is sixty six thousand dollars for trans
portation pay and rations.
Answer Made by Corporation Commis
sion to Southern Railway Injunction
Governor Glenn at Mosehead. Wood Exhibit
at State Muoeum to be Enlarged.
Federal Capitalist Buy Large
Raleigh, June 21. This morning the
United States court, the Corporation
Commission and the Attorney General
filed the answer to the bill in equity
matter of the Southern Railway sched
ule about which there has been so much
talk for a fortnight or more. The At
torney General appeared for the State.
There was a consultation with the Com
mission this morning immediately be
fore the filing of the answer. The mat
ter is quite lengthy and covers 21points
made by the Southern Railway in its
exception to the order of the Corpora
The answer was read by the Attor
ney General and admits the contention
of the railway. The injunction was
dissolved by Judge Purnell, who taxed
the Corporation Commission with the
coats. The Commission had exceeded
its power in making the order that the
schedule be not changed. The costs
approximate $50. It is admitted by the
Corporation Commission that there was
no basis for a suit for penalties as the j
railway had filed its exceptions within j
the time limit. The Commission has
not court powers, but is really an ad
Judge Purnell said the case is fully
covered by the decision of the U. S.
Supreme Court in the Greensboro coal
and Ice Company case.
It is learned that an effort is being
made to induce Mr. N. B. Broughton
to become a candidate for the Senate
in this county before the Democratic
primaries, the present aspirants being
John C. Drewryand H. C. Olive.
Governor Glenn expects to go to
Morehead City Saturday morning and
remain there some days. He will speak
at Kinston on the 27th at the great
?t is leai ned that Graham county has
instructed for McNeill as Corporation
Commissioner. His friends say that he
i wiu win me nomination in a waui over.
fTWhumber of tea- '
ing other visitors etc. at the Teachers
Assembly here last week was 564, the
attendance at the summer school is
gratifyingly large and the officials say
it is the largest gathering of bona fide
teachers ever held in this state so far.
Last evening Mr. Gilbert Pearson, Sec
retary ol the North (Jarolina Audoban
Society, lectured on birds befores the
summer school. Of the 900 specie of
birds in the United states 681 are
found in North Carolina.
This evening Prof. M. C. S. Noble, of
the State University lectured on schools
The fence around the square on which
stands the imposing mass of buildings
used for the instruction of the white
blind has been removed and will be ta
ken to the eastern part of the city to
be placed around the colored institu
tion. An iron fence, of very attractive
design is being placed around the white
The wood exhibit in the State Muse
um is being so enlarged that it will fill
three spacious rooms completely and
will be a perfect collection 'of all the
woods to be found in North Carolina.
Two rooms have been almost comple
The first year the dispensary waa es
tablished here the profits were $58,000,
while last year they were $62,000. This
year they may run a little in exeesa of
the latter figure.
An effort is being made by Mr. Betta
to have an election on the .question of
prohibition against dispensary, but it is
claimed that the Watts law makes no
provision for an election on prohibition.
It is said that the aldermen will hardly
be aDt to call an election, and if it is
called the matter is very apt to go to
the Supreme Court for settlement up
on injunction proceedings.
There is some talk of making the
dates of the encampment at Morehead
City, for the First and Second regi
ments a little earlier, and also of ex
tending the time for each now that
there is ample appropriation from tht
general government.- Some one said
today that perhaps the first encamp
ment might begin between the 20th and
5thofthis month instead of August
State Auditor Dixon when asked to
day whether he thought ther would be
an increase in the number of Confed
erate pensioners this year said he did
not know as reports did not coma in to
July. He saidjie thought the high water
mark had been reached in number of
censioners, but has been an Increase
year by year. During the past twelve
months a great many have died others
havo become old and feebla and have
taken the places of those who depart
Secretary of State Grimes who is
laree land holder and truck grower in
the east asked what news came this
week from the truck region there said
the heavy and continuous ralna during
the past ten days had caused rot among
the potatoes and that the crop aaa re-
Southern Railway Switchman tht Man.
Three Negress Held For Con
spiracy and Murder.
Special to JournaL
Greensboro, June 21. In the Supe
rior court this afternoon Charles Wei
ker, tried on an indictment for man
slaughter waa found guilty. Sentence
will be passed Friday. Welker, a
switchman for the Southern Railway
was. charged with neglect to close a
switch on the main line last February,
when a fast passenger train here ran
into a side tracked train, killing fiv
people. It is the first indictment and
conviction for criminal negligence
known in this State.
Mark Cotton, the negro who was
shot by his confessed co-conspirators in
a plot to entrap and murder Policeman
Skeene here, last week, died this after
noon, uelore the grand jury was dis
charged Solicitor Brooks sent a bill for
murder against Mark Hollis, Will
Bailey and Alex Landis, now in jail un
der sentence for conspiracy, to murder
the policeman A true bill was found
and the three negroes will be tried for
the killing of Cotton at the next term
Large Meat Exports
Special to Journal
Washington, June 21 Meat exports
to the value of over $180,000,000 were
exported from this country during the
past eleven months,
Rioters Dispersed by Soldiers
Special to Journal
Sebastopol, June 21 A serious mu
tiny was suppressed here today by
regiments of loyal soldiers. An at
tempt was made by the mutineers to
take a fortress but they fled at ap
proach of infantry. Soldiers and sail
ors are very mutinous.
There he a fafwert daici Aug-
itt)toAm .'iwaoS-ii; ball-
ground near Kitt Swamp church. We
know this means a barbacue dinner and
a great big time. We want fifty nice
pigs and we want fifty good farmers to
furnish them. The committee on ar
rangements will call on you in a few
days for the donation, so gentlemen
have your pigs selected and ready.
An address will be delivered in the
forenoon and any base ball team wish
ing to play, can do so in the afternoon
We want everyone in our adjoining
counties to help us to have the largest
dinner ever known is this country. A
cordial invitation is extended to all to
come and participate. Bring baskets
well filled with good things to eat, and
let's have a real good time.
W. C. ERNUL.
Sowing the Wind
This powerful play waa produced by
Chancey L. Southern and his Company
last night in a very clever and enjoy
able manner. It is an emotional drama
with no great amount of comedy in it
The plot is strong and clean and affords
a good medium for Mr. Southern and
his company to show their ability. To
night the play will be "The Power of
the Church;" for Saturday matinee
East Lynne, and Saturday night ''Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. " After the per
formance there will be, a greased pig
The prices prevailing tonight will be:
lower floor, 25 and 85- tents; balcony,
10 cents. ,
ault would be short This applies to
Hyde, Beaufort and Pamlico counties.
State Chemist Kilgore waa asked
what special lines of work in the way
of the extension of the soil survey
would be done this year. He says the
Board of Agriculture provided an ex
tension and that Transylvania county ,
would be worked during the summer
and some eastern county during the
early autumn. The soil map of Chowan
county will be completed about July 1st
Mr. Andra McCausae a t rench gen
tlemen, for a number of yeara a very
extensive manufacturer In New York
city but who has now retired from
business, has purchased the farm of
Mr. Thomas Howie lour miles south
east of Raleigh containing 660 acres,
it being one of the finest farms in this
section, will build upon It a winter
home where he and his family will re
side and where he and hia family will
entertain a number of New York
The Corporation Commission called
for a statement for the condition of
State, private and savings banks at the
close of business June 18th,
One srood milk cow of Jersey strain,
will be sold at a reasonable price. Ap-
ply to G. W. Simmons, Riverdale, N. C.