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J No. 40
NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY. N. C.. .TUESDAY AUGUST,, 22, 19H -FIRST SECTION
Of Lading .Board of Trade Says
'J It's An Insult and Invites'
jj Dealers of The South To
j Arrange A BUI of
j ; Lading. .
i New Orleans. La., Aug. 17. "Brand
ing tha proposed plan of the Liverpool
Cotton bill of lading committee ' to in
stitute in New York a clearing house
for the validation of cotton bills of lad
ing aa a "direct reflection and insult
upon those engaged in the exporting of
cotton," placing itself upon record as
opposing the plan in its entirety, the
,NerU'ans Cotton" Exchange has
tb4 tr jj k board of directors passed
;rf S ?J th's e act nd approved
,tiff 5 g-t of i
li 3 ,'
wr o- a. i,
its special committee ap-.
nor cr Q. n invflHtifttfi rh nrnnnflitmn.
g fetors also adopted resolutions
.inviting all Southern exchanges, boards
of trade, bankers and exporters and
others interested in the handling af cot
ton to meet here in joint conference,
'probably during the annual convention
of the American Bankers' ' Association,
about November 20th next for the pur
Lfse of adopting measures for their
Mutual interest. . , ...
Remember we are complete house
furnishers, can give you prices on
Ranges of the best quality, such as the
jFavorite Ranges. Cook Stoves j from
& 00 to $20.00, Ranges from 25.00 to
J.60.00. Give me a chance at your stove
l4nts, ' ' .'
il ;; J. s. miller.
North Carolina's First Bale.
Wadesbora N. C, Aug. 18- The first
bale of new cotton to Le sold in North
Iff retina this season . was eold here
Wednesday by Mr. John S. Wat kins.
'The cotton was grown on bis farm near
jWadesboro. The bale weighed 470
pounds and brought 2i cents per pound.
This is a great honor to Mr. Watkiiis
and Anson county to produce the - first
pale of cotton for the State
Trent Road Becoming a Handsome
Thoroughfare. ; t '":
The writer had the uleasure vest rdav
of riding over the section of news ml
j-clay road that has been built from end
iof Pollock atreot to the A, C. '. . cros
sing and found a change in the old Trent
roavihatwas most pleasing,. It will
tyyretflVmbered that his highway was
formerly a stretch of sand for two mileB
or more over which it was cruel to drive
a horse faster than a walk. It is now
aa level and well graded as the maca
damized road and with attention
in a little while will bo almost
as ' fiim and . hard. Capt, Lane,
the superintendent, is j punning the
work and has a considerable distance on
jthe other side of the railroad crossing
Ipiayed and sanded ready for the scraper
and roller which will give it a finish for
the present, with such road building
going on its no wonder that everybody
is becoming enthusiastic over the u
I have now returned to terve you.
A large stock of all kinds of sawed
Wiingles Laths and Brief, For Shin
gles see our prices', your price is mine.
I know I can please you.
v BIG HILL
. V The Shingle Man.
Charged With Larceny.
John Casey, a young white man whose
home is at Goldsboro was arrested at
Wilmington Wednesday night on a
warrant charging him with breaking
open a trunk while in the employ of the
'legate department of the' Norfolk-
jutbnrn Railway Co, a few weeks ago
ni stealing a Dumber of articles. He
v. as brought to this city and given a
5 earing before Justice of the Peace S
H. Street on a warrant charging him
v ith larceny. He was lield under a
T OO bond until the authorities at Golds
I ro could be heard from. He failed to
ure the bond and was placed in - the
Ci even county jail. . , ... ..,-, :
Let's Get the Tournament.
The Journsl's suggestion that rn ef
.' .rt be mads to secure ths . State Fire
n's TournsmanC next year ha met
v.ith hearty approval.. If this event
nuld he secured for this city it would
f course necessitate tha expenditure
a few hundred dollars, hut ti e mon-
; cut by the visitors would excoed
t Himiiiiit many time. There is not
a mend. ant in t'lecity who would not
!, tribute cheerfully to such a ciuse
1 1 ths amount could be easily aire i
i tbis manner. S mie act i ri should Le
.on' in tbis matter at once bufoie
. other city gets in ahead of us.
King Transmits Message To
net Asking It To End
London, Aug. 18 London is placed
under martial law. and there is constant
rioting and destruction of property.
Tbe strike of the railroad men is gen
eral. London is almost eempletely iso
lated."; It " is estimated that 200,000
railroad men have walked but, "
The situation has become so serious
that King George has sent a message
to bis cabinet asking it to take immedi
ate steps to settle the strike, .
.. There are disorders in practically
every large city in England, with much
destruction to property, and soldiers
are everywhere to hold the turbulent
clement in check.
, Thousands of factories which are de
pendant on the railroads for materials
and supplies are preparing to lock their
doors. ) What were primarily astrike
of the railway men in sympattiy with
the dock men has of necessity become
a stupendous national tie-up on indus
try. T;. . ' .
The situation . as regards provisions
has reached the stage wl ere itisdctibt
ful if the most drastic measures on the
part of the government can prevent n
appa'ling loss of life. In Liverpool the
coal famine caused hundreds of shops
to shut down permanently toilsy and
most of the public warehouses wcte
', Tho hospitals aro running rhort of
supplies. Hundreds of infant?, many
of them the h 'dren of strikers, r,re !
doomed to certain !e:ilh un'ess coal ia
supplied to the nn'k depots maintained
by the eorpoiatin for the unsuivatirn
of infant life. Thry have clostd t.1
resdy. Seven hundnd cf the poorctt
infants of the -city are at ths nionunf
dependent uiron these depots for suk
tenunce. Under conditions thiit seem
inevitable in a few days half of these
children will be dead or dying.
WILLIAMS KIDNEY PILLS
Have you neglected your Kidneys?
Have you overworked your nervous syij
tern and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Have you oaina in
loins, side, back, groins and bladder?
Have you u flabby appearance of the
face, especially under th.j eyes? Too frc
quout a desire to pass urine? If so, Wil
liams' Kidney Pills will cure you-ai
Druggist, Price 50c. Williams' M'f'g.
Co., Propt, Cleveland, O.
John Casey Had Companion in Crime.
Goldsboro, Auif. 18 Last n'ght de-j
tectives arrested W. C. Cooper, in this
city, a young white man employed by
the Norfolk-Southern Railway as bag
gage master, running between this city
and Murehead City, who is - charged
with stealing valuables- from the bag
gage of passengers traveling on the
road John Casey-, another young white
man of this city, was a'so arrested by
detectives charged with tha same of
fense. Both young men ran as baggage
masters from this city to Morehead City
nd it. seems from information gathered
r-i ty were in copartnership ind divided
ill tMolep articles they secured from
uuuks and other bsgKage. Casey was
arrested in Wilmington this morning at
3 o'clock ank taken to New Bern. The
stealing from baggage on the Norfolk
Southern Railroad has been going on
for quite a while and detectives have
been quietly working on the case with
the result that they secured a clue which
threw suspicion on the young men with
the result that they both confessed as
having been guilty of the crime when
arrested by the detectives. Each one
"squealed" on tbe other when arrest
ed, although there wai no direct evl
ilence against them, they only being
under suspicion by the officers who
worked a clever ruse which worked like
a charm. Hundreds of dollars worth
of goods have been stolen, but at this
writing it is impossible to learn how
the young men disposed of the proper-; to Mr. Wolfenden's large warehouse on
tyv Both were off their run for a two ' the dock. Tho size and arrangements
weeks vacation at the time of their ar-.of this building are peculiarly suitable
rest. Young Casey is well known in for a wholesale grocery business, and is
this city and comes frotri a good fumily J Ideally located, with water and rsil
ot people, and his being in this trouble; transportation right at its very doors,
came as a great shock to his friendc This firm does a tremendous business
here. Cooper was also well known and the saving In handling charges for
here an J was only recently marrleJ nC incoming and outcoming shipments will
wss residing here with his young bride i be considerable, besides there will be a
who it heart broken, . '
The city of New Bern, N. C, desires
ida for furninshi.ig (1500) fifteen hun-
dred ftet of six inch standard cast iron
pipe for Water Main, delivered . O" B.
cars at Kew Bern. ,
All bids must be sealed and addressed a genuine "fish hog." According to the
to F. T. ratterson. City Clerk, New assertion of this weekly chr.m!cle that
lleri, N. C, and endorsed on envelope county hai a brod of hogs that abso
"lid for furnishing water pipo." lutely refuse to eat anything tut fidi.
Bids will be opened Sept 1, 1911. Bread thrown to them is scorned. Evi
Tha iity r serves the right to reject dentW tw editor of "Th Coaster" is
any or all bids. striving to cinch the North Carolina
'IHOS. F. McCARTnY, mendacity medal and he is in a fuir way
Chm. W. & L. Com. to succeed.
Cabi-'Creates Sensation- When He De-
dared That Cabinet Officers
Be vised Government
Washington, Aug. 18,-Dr Harvey W
Wiley, chief of the Bureau of Chemist
ry, created a sensation yesterday before
the HoQWlnVestlgatirig1-' Committee
when he charged that three cabinet offi
cers, sitting as a board of review, hud
reversed the government's ruling in a
corporation case, after the corporation
bad offered money to chemists to en
dorse its food products. The cane wa
that of the Corn Products Compary
whose right to apply the name of 'Corn
Syrup' to glucose, the Bureau of Chem
istry and the Board of Food and, Drug
Inspection had denied.
Dr. Wiley testified that when the
bureau and the board had agreed that
the name was a misapplication, the cor
poration had offered money to chemists'
to make affidavits that "corn syrup"
was a proper description. . Shortly af
terward, he declared, the board of three
cabinet officers, Secretary of the Treas
ury Cortleyou, Secretary of Commerce
and Labor Straus, and Secretary of Ag
riculture Wilson, set aside the decisioii
and sustained the contention of the cor
poration. "That ruling," he added,
The Corn Products Company, said Dr
Wiley, charged that he had been "very
buy" in creating sentiment against its
products. He acknowledged that he
had written to every state chemist
whose duty it was to enforce the pure
food laws. He taid he did not rrcivc
one Bnawer favorable to "corn syrup."
He will rtsume the stand tomorrow.
If it's Hardware or
ers Supplies, let us
what and how much.
Basnight Hdw. Co
know J. S
The Venerable Colonel Harrison
News htis'rracbed here of the death
st Newport of Col. W. D. Harrison,
wMch occurred there Wednesday, Aug
ust 16th. The deceased had reached hi
nintieth year.about twenty five of which
he has been a resident of Newport,
Colonel Harrison was a scholar of deep
research, a couttly gentleman of the
old school end had a noted career. His.
memory was very receptive and reten
tive even in his later years and it was
delightful to listen to his remmiscenceS
of long ago when ha was contempora
neous and intimate with some of the
great men who helped make . American
In early life he posse ssfd a large es
tate and considerable wealth and enter
tained in great style. Many famous
people from all over tbe county were
among his guests.
Although he was of great age he was
ever cheerful and jovial and had rea
sonably good health until a few months
ago. His passing will carry a pang of
sorrow to many who had long counted
bim among their most esteencd an I
Will sell the balance left over at the
following prices. ; Genuine .Porcelean
lined Lenard Clcnnable, the $25 00 at
$22 50, the $35 00 at f 30 00, the $40 00
at 35 00, the 45 00 at 4 00. The above
prices are the lowest we ever offerd
this class of goods at Everyone car
ries guarantee that they will do all you
expect any refrigerator to do.
J. S. MILLER.
Removal of a Big Grocery Firm.
The stock of the firm of H. W. Arm
I strong & Co., whos place of business
. has been located id one of tho apart
monts of Mr. Blades concrete building
; since iU completion, has been removed
great deal more room for stock.
Many Kind of Porkers.
We have heard of the "seht hog,"
ths "newspaper hog"- and several oth-
er varistles of porkers, but not until
the last issue of ' The Coaster," More-
head City's weekly paper, bad reached
our desk did we l-arn that there was
New Officers Elected And Wrights
Title Beach Next Place of
MeetiDg. ' r
Asheville, Aug. 18 The first session,
of the convention convened Wednesday
morning at 10 o'clock in the ball room
of the Swannanoa-Berkeley Hotel, with
an attendance of nearly 100 delegates
from all over the State. 'The exercises
consisted of prayer by Dr. Charles!?.
Byrd; the address of welcome by Hon.
Locke C laig; the response by C. K
Foy, of New Bern, the president of the
Association; the roll call, the report of
the secretary and treasurer and thr
appointment of committed. Mr.. Foy
presided over the meeting and acting
secretary is Miss Ina Eubank, of New
As showed by the register there are
45 counties represented at the conven
tion two to four delegates.. The coun
ties represented are as follows; Cra
ven, Robeson, Franklin, Beaufort,
Rutherford, Buncombe, New Hanover,
Hyde, Brunswick, Greene, Pitt, Bertie,
Davidson, Perquimmans, Cleveland,
McDowell, Mecklenburg, Cherokee,
Lenoir, Gaston, Halifax, Northampton.
Warren, Caswell, Rowan, Gates, Cho
wan, Graham, Pender, Moore, Union,
Montgomry, Lee, Columbus, Cumber
land, Kockingham, Washington, Wake,
Officers .were elected and late this
evening the convention Rdjourhed to
meet next year at Wrightsviile Beach.
D. McEachern, of Wilmington, was
elected president and W. M. Long, of
Mecklenbunr, vice president1.
The following were elected vice presi
dents for the ten congressional districts
in the order in which they are named:
T. W. Ivans; Tyi.er; R. J. Shields,
Windsor; J. N. Bell, Pullocksville; D.
T. Johnson, Raleigh; W. C. Tucker,
Pleasant Grove; J. W, Carter, Maxton;
W. C, Long, Unionville; P, B. Beard,
Salisbury ;.0. E. Foard, Shelby; E. W.
An executive committee was also
named and committee reports were
r -ad. The committee on resolutions
did not make a definite report as to
recommendations on the tax question
because of the limited time.
Literary. Cure Tor Snoring.
To the Kiiorors who ask'.for tbe cure
let the i-iiuH'-' be announced. Snoring
Is the result of stomachic repletion and
mental vacuity. A correspondent who
has suffered from both prescribes the
cure u Mailt supper or none, to
avoid repletion, and the frequent repe
tition of soiuo literary phrase to pro
vide occupation for the mind during
sleeping bourn. (Jo to bed find think
of some short literary phrase to occu
py your -wind. Tbo combination of the
two prescriptions against snoring the
abstention from food ond tbe medita
tion upon n literary phrase runy be
found iu Eeclesiastlcus. the ninetieth
verse of the thirty-first chnpter. "How
sufficient to a well mauuercd man is a
very little, nnd he doth not breathe
hard upon bis - bed." London Specta
Mass Meeting at Gospel Tent Monday
Night. - .
The large "Kbakia Duck" Pavilion
has arrived and is new erected on Cedar
street near West. The tent is of a
beautiful brown, with high walls, it is
well lighted and decorated with artistic
hand painted prophetic charts. - Tbe
seating capacity is over 800, soft fold
ing canvass benches are provided. On
Monday night a popular mass meeting
will be held in the tent. The tenor of
the mass meeting ill be along the line
of good citizenship and temperance.
Isaac H. Smith is Chairman of the
i meeting. Among tbe prominent wbite
speakers are Mr. J. A. Bryan ana air.
J. Leoq - Williams, Secretary of the
Chamber of Commerce, they will ad
vise how to make and boost New Bern.
The Mayor is expected also. The search
light choir and other choirs of the city
will render appropriate music. Good
order is assured. One thousand per
sons are expected.. This will be a prof
itable mauling for the citizens of this
place., V '.
Accept Slatehosd On Taft'a Terms.
Washington, Aug. 29 Statehood for
New Mexico and Arizona upon a basis
acceptable to. President Taft, has
been approved by the Senate through
the paisags of the Flood Smith reto-
lution presented by Senator William
Alden Smith, chairman of ths Commit
tee on. Territories. The resolution pas
sed 63 to s arter a debate In which the
House was charged with evading a vote
on the President's Statehood veto and
in which the resident was charged with
trying to coerce the people of Arizona
upon tbe proposed recall of judges.
. Maybe you will need one
or two Fruit Jars this season.
We have them. . J. S. Bas
night Hdw. Co. . ' . : :
GOVERNMENT CRDPAMERIGA RECOG
ESIIIH SCORED NIZES HAITI
South Carolina Senate S.iys It Is
, TJufair A.nd,Un-
Washington, Aug 19Reqewed pro
tests against the issuing of preliminary
cotton estimates by the Agricultural
Department were made in the Senate
yesterday ty Senator, Smith, , of South
Carojina-Ha 5 presented i. telegrams
frotijf, agricultural 'commissioners " of
eight cotton growing Sta'es declaring
the government estimate of record
breaking cotton crop was not borne
; Senator Smith introduced a new reso
lution calling upon the Secretary of
Agriculture to made an immediate in
veatigation and report conditions of
the cotton crop. Senator Smith declartd
that the cotton market dr ipped $20 a
bale on the strength of the report of a
three million bale increase in this year's
"This estimate was ' made June 28."
he ideclsred, "before part of the cr.tp
was out of the ground."
He said he protested to Secretary
Wilson and was informed that the Sec
rotaty did not know the preliminary
report had been issued and tiiat it wou'd
not occur again. But on August 2nd,
Senator Smith added, another glowing
preliminary report was issued.
"I snould hate to draw in the Senate
of the United Slates," Senator Smiib
added, "the conclusion tiiat I fee!
miglit he drawn from lm remarkable
report of. the Agricultural Department.
Either the commissioners of all the cot
ton States, men ri-jht on the graur.d
familiar with conditions, are utterly
mistaken, or else the Agricultural De
partment -is wrong in its deductions
that there 'will bo a record crop this
Trunks and Suit Cases.
Big shipment just arrived. I have
the Rountree Roller Tray for ladies,
beautifully finished, heavy traveling
Trunks, Suit Cases in different colors.
.-I J. S. MILLER.
Young Roosevell Lost In Mexico.
Los Angelei, Aug, 10--Kermit Roose
velt, son of Theodore Roosevelt left
Yuma, Mex., ten das ago with a Mex
ican guide ord has not been-heard from
since. Fearing that harm may have
come to him, residents of the northern
Arizona border towns, and of the im
perial valley, are organizing searching
parties. This news was brought here
today by C. P. Durning, a bmineis
man from El Centro.
"In some parts of Mexico, in the
fastneses of the interior tha face of
a white man seals his death warrant
and it may be that Kermit has bf en
taken by the rurals for an insurrecto,"
said Mr. Durning. "The members of
the relief parties are paying their town
exoaogea and if thev find Kermit alivn
and safey several of them will remain
with hiro ssil
Bridge ton News,
Tbe public is cordially invited to at
tend the library meeting of the Bridge
ton Epworth League Tuesday night
August 22. . '
A very interesting program has been
prepared by Miss Lena Bond. srd. vice
Buck Stoves and Ranges
for your kitchen for best re
sults. J. S. Basnight Hdw.
Co. , .
Sure to Say Mosby Did It
- Norfolk, Va., Aug. 19. Col. Jonn S.
Mosby, of Confederate Ranger fame,
left Norfolk thii morning for Ocean
Colonel Mosby was particularly pleas
ed with the reception accorded him at
the Norfolk Navy Yard, It was in
Norfolk that bt bad his first ride in an
auto and in tha navy yard that he put
foot for the first time on a modern
American warship. ' .
"My, I am glad I am off that boat,"
said the Colonel as he walked from tl e
battleship Louisiana yesterday. "While
I was on her I couldn't help thinking
of the blowing tip of the Maine in Ha
Th sailora nn tliA liuialnn AnCFaA
,L: it. u
nidi wiia mo uiq iniiiuiii uiu vuiiLvuur-
ate left the ship. ,
' Leads la Indecency.
Over twelve columns of a dirty scan
dal in the Raligh News and Observer,
sent into the decent homes of North
Carolina, may be regarded by that pap
er as up-to-date journalism, but it
strikes ns aa a stench tothe nostrils of
refined people. Ten columns appeared
', Saturday. Greenville Reflector,
Knox Believes Lcconte Has The
Situation "Well In
Waihington, Aug. 19 -What amounts
to recognition of the new Haytian Gov
ernment by the United Sta'es Ib con
tained in a message sent to Henry W.
Fuiniss, the United States Minister at
Port au Prince, by Secretary Knox.
Mr. Forniss is instructed to1 enter into
full relntions with General Leconte. the
There is no lrnger any doubt at the
State Department that General Leconte
controls the reins of government and
that he is more in a position to carry
out.Haiti'sin tern a tional obi igation than
any one else.
The State Department's uneasiness
on the Haitian situation is not" because
of any trouble expected just now. It
is because of the likelihood of another
revolutionary outbreak when the time
becomes ripe for it or when the fall
crops bring invigorating prosperity to
In tbe maintime the Haitian Govern
ment is given "another chance." so to
ppeak, while officials heie hope for the
best and are willing to do What they
consistently can to help the Haitian
A Great Detective.
Tho continued interest in the Peter
Ruff Detective Stories by E. Phillips
Opjenheirn, justifies the taste of the
Fiction Editor of The New York World
in selections this series for the Sunday
World Magazine. "They are simply
lireat," is tl evetdict. Even if not as
good us Sherlock Holmes, they are the
best unpublished detective stories in
Amer ci today. Every oi e should g t
the New York Sunday World every
More Cotton and Woolen Mill
Boston,- Aug. 21 Curtailmeit among
the New England cot tori and woolen
mills has been extended to New Bed
ford, Filchburg, Ame?bury and Wake
field, where several thousand operatives
were given two weeks' vacation with
out ay. Between thirty and thirty
five thousand workers will be idle for
the next two weeks.
Dandruff Means Baldness.
Uandrutf is caused by a germ a vi
cious, persistent, tenacious germ that
rip to the discovery of one of the world's
greatest scientists, was supposed to be
uriki liable. That discovery is called
Parisian Sage, and Bradham Drug Co.
guarantees it to kill dandruff germs, to
remove all traces of dandruff, to stop
falling hair or itching scalp iff two
weeks, or money back.
It contains just enough of sage prop
p1' -;birvd .-"lor kigredientrto
(nan's hair grow
...j.. a , . . tea - overybciy'
harsh, luiterless bair change to soft,'
lustrous ana beautiful hair. 50 cents a
large bottle at Bradham Drug Co. Try
A Matter ef Breed.
"Them fellers In tho office of the Bw
aro rlnit 1 call fresh." Deacon Ezra
Bnllork remarked to his wife at the
supper table on his return from hit
monthly visit to the town of Balston. "
"How so, father?" Inquired Mrs. Bui
"Well." Mr. Bullock snld, "one o' my
crr.mds was from Saba Mabel Biiggs.
She wanted I should find out why they
hadn't pnnctnnted ber Inst poem. They
sent a copy, an' she said it made box
most sick the way they'd sp'lled her
Well, when I'd got loaded np to
come home I drove round to the Bee
oIBce nn' eomposln room an' beckon
ed a young feller in his shirt sleeves to
" 'Now.' I says, "you'll do her a favor
If you'll Ml me wby you didn't punctu
ate Suha XIabel Brlgfn' last poem?
. 'Cort'nly.' s's be. 'I'm not a point
er; I'm a setter.' "-Youtb'a Compan
ion. Molded by Ciroumitancss.
Yoshlo Marklno In McClure'a tells
tbe following anecdote of hla literal
"At the grammar school I used to be
lieve all that I was taught But very
often I made an awful misunderstand
For liiBtance, our readers said
human nature Is jnst like the I
water. If yon put the water Into
sqnnre vessel the water will become
squHre, and If you put It Into a round
vessel It will have a round abape.
Boys and girls, therefore you must
choose your friends.'
"No sooner than the school hour a
over I ran to my neighbor who hod i
newly horn baby. 1 told the mother.
'Don't put your baby In a hard. Bat
bed; ber figure will become flat" '
Rioting occurred in Buuilnghsra and
, ; LEGlSLATlbn
President Determined to Defeat
icies. Washington, Aue. 19.-In a success- .
ion of dramatic events the Democratic
house of representatives met defeat in
its supreme effort to pass the wool and
free list bills over t'ie ( resident's veto
and virtually acted upon adjournment
of Cnngrass early next week. The house
on Monday will agree to tbe cotton tar
iff revision bill as amended in the sen
ate, but will not hold Congress, in ses
sion to await the certain veto of that
measure, "he senate cleared awsy all
its business and adjournment is assured,
in the view of leaders of both parties
in both houses, by next Wednesday at , ,
the very latest. .
Tbe Democratic houpe msjority, with"
a great demonstration of enthusiasm,
marshaled its ranks for the great tat
tle to over-ride the president, and went
down with flying colors. The party
leaders failed to muster enough insur
gent Republican support to pass the
the tariff legislation over the Presi
dent's head. ' ..- , ;
The Democratic members of the
Ways and Means Committee has deter
mined to end the hm, session. Monday
the house will pass the cotton bill as
amended in the senate containing the
iron and steel, chemical and cotton ma
chinery schedules and the reciprocal" bi
tuminous coal across fie Canadian bor
der provision,, and will send it to the
President Tuesday. Congress will 'hot
be in session to await his veto, which
the house leaders coneede is certain to
Phone us your order and
residence number and we
will send it to any part of
the city. J. S. Basnight Hdw.
Notice To Mailners.
Pamlico Sound Sheep Island sine
light established August 10. 1
It is a fixed whi'e post-lantern light,
illuminating en1 ire borz in, 15 feet
above wa'er, shoan from a black 3-pile
horizontally slatted structure, in 7 fett
of water, to guide vessels from the
Sound into the anchorage off Ports-'
mouth, N. C.
Bellair, Auj. 19th. We have
through Craven county and twenty or
thirty other counties in North Carolina
clear through into Virginia, and looked
at Maryland a littln, and from a farm- '
er's standpoint, old Craven is at the
head thus far. Our corn, cotton and
peanuts are better, than- anywhere I
have b?en, -after traveling over one
thousand miles. In many places, just
as we have it here in Craven, we see
two farms joining, one very good, the '
other common, and 'on inquiring, we .
fludtutT'difference more in breaking
and cultivation than in the season or
rainfall, though' tha latter has been
quite unevenly distributed in our whole,
eastern section. , , : y
Some farmers in Rowan county, I
learn will hardly make their bread,
while others quite near, have good corn
and fair cotton. One instance in Spen
eer: an engineer hai one tenth of an
acre in corn on his lot, and green corn
wss so scarce he decided to sell tbe
erop except enough for a family of sev
en, he gathered 75 dozen ears from tbat
tenth of an acre, which brought hiui
wholesale, 15 cent a dpzeo, though he
sold some by the dozen at 20 cents.
Putting the crop at 15c a dozn, 750
dozen eould have beeo grown on one
acre, and at 15 cents a d"Zn this neat
little sum of $112.50, bf sides the forage
which is worth more than the cost of
No doubt there were a numbrr of
acre about New Bern which would
bare done a well or better. It luoks
as if the farmers had be. tar look to
seedling peaches for a euccwn'ul crop
in Craven, as all the fine varieties failed
here this year,, but the littli seedling
at full in many places and is a real lux
ory thee hot August .days, especial y
if some good Jersey crtam is freely
sprinkled over them.
We see an occasional field where fod
der is being puled from the sttlk,
though this custom is f aU going out.
some think they must have long forsg
l but crats and neas will btow anvwhore
inui corn wiu grow, ana one man can
save more poutula of grass and pea
vines in a day ihun five ran save strip
ping fodder. '.- .
We find quite tho reverse this year
from the past five yar, for now, as
you come esst ttieciopit net better, but
In former years lately; oil Craven wss
a rain centre, hut now over a thousand
miles of travel Craven is in tije lead.
Let us Bound a general mite of thanks
giving and use it to the glory cf Goi.