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.NEW BERN. CRAVEN COUNTY. N. C FRIDAY SEPTEMBER!! 1911
SI CO MD SECTION
n is aii
STATE WILL BOR- STATE CAPITOL'S
NEARLY SINK? SCARE III RECI
BATTLESHIP PRQGITY 11
Coast Points lu South Carolina
. Cut otf By Storm. High, Tides
- i ?, -. ;Eeported. ;
Norfolk, August 28 A real genuine,
dyed in the wool West Indian hurricaps,
of anywhere from forty-five ti sixty
miles an r)our, gay government weather
men on iVf .way north and may eilgulf
Norfolk li its Tempestuous grip within
the next.iwentv four hours m.leji in
th meantime its direction swerve and
it makes Off to sea about Hatteras. it
waa first jserveej at Jacksonville about
8 o'clock yesterday morning where the
, wind attained a velocity of forty eight
milei an bour, ' '. i';v " ..."
Hurticaha warnings have been dis
played at Jacksonville and Btorm signs
at every (:oasf. town and station as far
north as;; Nor folic. Skippers on out
ward bound ships have been warned to
expect a heavy storm. The course of
the hurricfape was north-west from the
West indies, but it is expected to as
sume a more northly course. Weather
observers are of the opinion that It may
cnanga us course at Battel as ana make
off to sea ' "' :',:
. At Charleston, S. C the storm was
marked by very high tide, extremely
heavy wind,. and havy rainfall, the
gauge recording 2 16 inches at that
place and 1.20 inches at Wilmington
Tha nnnrntnh ' Mt . i ra niifpinuna aaiuu
observed at Charleston about 8 o'elnck
yejterday ; moriiiog and the Norfo k
weather office has been taken hour ji
observal ion v The. night repoit issued
at 8 o'clock, last night, showed the sioi rn.
to be siationaiy, ; but increasing in
Savannah, Ga. Aug. 27 CI a'leston,
Beaufort and other smaller South Caro
lina coait points are completely cut off
'from oomruunl.'attoi with the outaire
world, as the result of a severe atom
which broke over this section early to
nigh. The wind here reached a veioeitj
of sixty miles an hour and coneicerable
damage to property. So far as is known
no Uvea have betn lott. Cruplcte de
tails will ha delaj e 1 owing, to the des
traction of ihsan 'wire communication.
. Very high tides" are reported f rem.
Tybee I land, and earlier, before th
wires were lost from Beaufort. S. C.
Efforts to get into communication b
wireless with Charleston also failed an
nothing is known here of the xtent ol
damage there, .
Blazing rockers were cent far in'r
the murky sky above Savannah tonight
warning inhabitants of exposed islands
along t;he Georgia coast.
-The Pic NiC and Barbecu at Thurman.
Don't forget the date it will b
Wednesday September 6th at Thur
man Station, Seventh township will e-i
tertain the county at a big barbecue
nd'pic nic dinner. ,. , -'
The Committee of arrangements have
received a wire from Supt. J. Y. Joy-
ner saying," "I will be with you at
Tbarmfcn September 5th. County Sup
erintendent S M Brinton is also exp cl
ad," S abator. Sinmons en I oih- dU
tinguished speakers wi-1 h np 'n .id
Everything is bejnji itmi" . i.i . tunUr
this a great educationi iail H '!
a dy of feasting, protit and pleasure.
Preparations ara being made to enter--tain
a thousand people, r more, and
iba committee takes this means to ex
tend a cordial Invitation to all who will
care to participate. 1 v
A Busy Man Ha Just Anived.
Good news pe bi ipgs to New Bern', a
large stock of all kinds of sawtd ' Shin
gle on band. ' He can and will please
you, Se Big Hill for lowest prlcej.-
Th OM Rf liable. -,- . - -
V .... , ' .,
Freak Storm Plays Havofc at Charleston.
Charleston, S. C, via Summerville,
8, C. Aug. iM. As the result or a
, freak storm which struck this city and
Savannah last pigbt and which reached
hurr'cane proportions,. Charleston vir
tually his open Isolate! for. 21 hours.
Seveu person) are known to have been
killed near here and property- losiea, it
is estimated, will rsarh $1,0o0,0ii0.
Tha stirm reached the propuitHtns of
gale about 1 o'clock yesterday after
noon, the barometer fallimr steadily all
day. ' Tha wind velocity incite I from
48 miles' ai hour at 1;25 u.
mis a 10,10 p. m., h).i
guaga wai put (Jut of axtj iitneit,
At noon the. w nd .wa y I
brisk and ihs ftin was tr mg to shm-.
The M.nfaji was m ire it an tw i i-hs.
Tne disturt a ice was r rt d t (
west of Charleston sni workuu ,i' i-.
The tide vir s un- thing ne itfi
fest d irinif the storm, ihreM 1nvt. Nlc-n
of the record of . 1833 Co 1 Ur.nl.
dsmsxe wai rlo'it by tr-e atnr i n.o
lo secinn of ths c'ty, ner t i'i .i
th.remon.lu m inv i,rrso. f.o ..their
homes. Tns atrs hivacu-.-d .'v
outs on th a, p oact eJ to ,h. ,un. ,i
etsilorw urcveui.ng tus vytiuiioo ui
Campaign To Begin Iri Sep ember.
Will Not Visif SoutU On
' I "'Swing. ( .
Beverly, Mass., Aus. 29-1'risident
Taft is fighunrf for a second urm and
what he believer are' the "i ereditry
policies" of his party. Today at Bev
erly a policy of ,"no visitors , ra ited"
went into effect and it was g'ven out
that the President 'wai. goirig to. reit
for, t'o weeks. . HU,".:' ri9f, .' 1 iwever,
will consist of mixing the w. f - print
preparatory to carrying the tt-uirle
'into the enemy's country" in ae Mid
dle and Northwest. "." '
; For the first time since he WuS nomi
nated at Chicago,' Taft is in t warlike
motd., Wberi he threw - the jae of
buttle down ti the Republican rogres
aive and Democrats ' in hij s :eoh of
Saturday it was preliminnry t lyddite
and shrapnell in a ''swing armmd the
Circle" to be begun Sep'errib' 15th.
From then until October 31 Tat will be
in the open, lining up his own f Homers
for the struggle of the next yiar and
doiofhis best to draw 'away ie iur
port the La t oilette Bourne o, tniza
ti )ii now enjoys.
The following ieaa amended , -ograra
from the President's "swini ;"
Leaves iJeverly S;pteinotr IK reich
es Washinelnn October Si
. Hs eliniinat. d all S'm rern ) ints
Kxpecls thrv.a ticki-ts in the C Id.
TanfF, rciprocitj, cnni'Vt; "i, cu
rericy refoim and ait)i'ri'ion to' e chie
As ei l"n:e if hi-i wHr'i'Ki- i;.t 'Mions
U is udinittcd tf-a' tlie pr vo 'isit to
Tennes-ee, pi-nin.c'i l-n r-i, I i been
abandoned l et- no e .. I- t;d it w.li
be spent in Michinn, wrere a 'ogres
siye movement to capture the dc ?gate?
to the next Republican Nationi Con
vent ion has been launched. . T;. Re
publicans i i the Atlantic Coast Stale.-
and New England, as we'l a the South
ire safe for Tait, the Preside' I and
his advisers privately helitve. le wilt
nave their di-legaies arni the ivgula
orianization in tbose Slatts is 1 1 con
' t$titlho MrddIa-.Wet und.I'acifi
Ci a.t are deuatahls ground t div n t
alone for delegatus, but for the ote in
iVov mher of next year, S line f thr
3 ate have the direct priu ary p' i de
veloped to auch an ext nt i hat lire de
legates to the national conve itio: 3 wil
be instructed by thr voter;. Therefore
Taft feels that it behooves him erson
illy to explain his views to thu voters.
PILS! PILES ! PILES!
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment will
cure Blind, Bleeding and Itching Piles
It absorbs the tumors, allays itch. ig at
once, acta as a poultice, gives natant
relief. Williams' Indian Pile Ointment
is prepared for Piles and itching of the
private parts, Sole by druggists, mail
ink. and (1.00. William' M'f'y. Co,
Props., Ch-veland. O.
Camping Patty At Sitae kief ord Banks.
Dr. L. L. HsndrenU camping party
at ShsckUford Banks, rear Beajfort,
N. C. broke ctmp Mond ry - after t o
weeks of a most delightful outing bath
ing and fi-ihin were the chiof fotms of
amusement . ' . ' '' .
' Tho re enjoying the hospital ty of Dr.
Heudren wre Dr. Steven and Prof.
Payne of the University of Ga., Misses
Lucy Stanton and Carolyn Cob of
Athens Gi Prof. W F. Gill of Irioity
College, Misi Miry Heudren of New'
Bern. Misa Mabel Chsdwck.of Beau
fort, Mr. H. D. WooJ of New Ber
nd George N. Ernmett of New Bern.
The party was charmingly chap 'toned
by Mrs. T. J. Roberts of New Bt n.
No more delightful camping ground
can be found, on the At lanMc coast than
l Sliackloford's Bur.ka, located 'only
few miles' from Beaufort, and j iC a
cioss Bssufort Inlet from Ft, Macon
eonvniintty a ike for still fishing for
trout and; blue: fish on tha insii'e ai d
when the waves of the ocean rur. low,
fine trol ling for mackerel ua the, out
aide, in this connection a trip of t welve
miles to the Light House may be
had at the same t me. '
VThe camping party returned, to New
Bern Monday afternoon on Dr. Hen
dieu's commodius launch, coming by
way of the new Inland Waterway Canal
and Mrs. Stanton and Cohb, Dr. Si evens
Prof. Gill spent a couple of days her
Tictures Just Arrived.
Notice my windows, Fall is oming
on, what cun you buy for the small sum
of two or three dollars that will bright
en up the home so much si pictures.
We bave them for dining room, hall,
parlor and living room.
' ' Jf"5 "
or wo Fruit Jais this sei son
We have them, J. S. Bas-
, , ...
Ulgtlt Uaw. LO.
Ousiow County Furnishes a New
Question as to Bankruptcy In
Case of John L. Jamt i.
) Washington, Autf. 29. F ora the
swamps of Onslow count, Nor h Caro
lina, ha i come forth a leal pro il 'in for
tha United Stater Suprerna ( ourt to
pass up m when it ewvene? in Oclo'ier
hat may affect bankrupts in V.I parts
of th country fur years : eoHM-.
Sh' ra of legal phraseology, tho uestion
is, "When is a thing concealed " . ,'.
John L. James was a storek. eper in
Onslow County previous to lebrua'y
23, 19 8. when a petition of inv 'untary
bankruptcy wssfi ed against hin . Noih
ing unu-ual devt loped ui.til Jai tea ask
ed for his discharge from banl rupicy.
Just four months and three da : before
the bankruptcy petition was lied a
KDinst him, he had been eharg i with
hiding in a swamD in Onslow County
five caddies. of tobacco, one casi of gun.
shells, tsTo trunks of shots an 1 some
dry goods, with intent to detr ud his
The law would not grant his di charge
if at any time subsequent to t e first
dny of the four months, imrf diately
preceeding the filing of the pet'tion,r.e
had "concealed" any of bis property
with fraudulent intent toward his
The Circuit Court of Appeals for the
Fourth Circuit decided that a though
the goods were placed in the swamp
three days more than four mont is be
fore the' prescribed time, theie.waa
"continuous concealig" because without
further action by James, the offense re
peated itself every day until he Jisclos
ed the hiding place, which was ellegsd
to have been January 5, 1908.
It is said the Supreme Court never
has passed on the question of v. hetner
there is such " an off-nse wiih n the
meaning of the bankruptcy law i, as a
"continuous concealing." For this rea--on
the court was asked tj pass upon
t ie point. Decisions as ' to whe ier ic
ill rev ev the Case is expected 0. to
il r 10th.
No. 9 Township School Committee.
School Committee No. 9 Tovnshin
will meet at Jasper, Friday Sept 15 b,
to appoint teachers for the public
schojls Teachers de iring school poi
t ons may send in applicatipns ' to Mr.
W. G. Carmon, New Bern. N. C,
NOTES FROM DOVER.
August 29 Mrs. A. J, Maxwt ll-and
little . son, A. J. Maxwell and Miss
Mamie Hardiscn, of Raleigh spent Sat
urday here visit ng friends.
Mr, D. L, Evans has returned from
a sojourn at Seven Sdrlngs.
-Mr. Zib Wilson has accepted a posi
tion in the Dover postoffice ar clerk.
Mr. W. F. Gilbert of the New Bern
J ir.rnal, spent Saturday here.
: Messrs Carl an) John Waters of Kin
ston were visitors here Sunday.
There was quite a crowd on the shoo
fiy Sunday night re urning from More-
heal City. The hotel closed there Sun
day, hence the exodus.
A fine road is being built from here
to Fort Barnwell. . upon which preat
progress is .being made. . G,
Blow tha Steam Aside.
The wise woman sent a sudden vigor
ous putt of breath at the jet of steam
rising from the copper teakettle she
was tilting, repented it hastily ns she
fllltd the blue teapot and set the ket
tie back on the stove with a nod of tri
umph. "That trick has saved me tuny
a scalded hand,',' she asserted. "V'betu
er I rend St or was fo'J It I am rot
sure, but until 1 tiled it I wss always
mtHnn ninot nn'nfnl tttMo riiimn ttenni
hMUII81U...U.-.-......'- . f .
b so cuslly blown aside It you, huve(
the i rcHpnce of mlud to remember ltj
tliat ypu can easily keep it from reach-
in-; you,r nana untir you en a vi ""
tho kottle or not. Don't forget It next
time the lid slips or the steam comes
unexpectedly from tho kottlo pout.
You will blcsa mo for tho hint." New
York Tribune.- v-'.
RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT.
Death has again Invaded our tank',
and taken from ns a worthy brother.
lone that wa alwavs present at tha
lodge meetings, and md to perform
! ar.y task assigned him. M..w we shall
i miss our brother Jamei Parsons. , Msy
wabow aubmissivly.to this oisrer.sa- mington returned to her borne Tbura
tlon of a wise Providence, arid seek to rfv , ,. ' ,' . -
bo ready when called to letve this
earthly existence to enter the ?rcat
beyond, to join the brotherbo rd where
iarewalls are unknown.
Resolved, Toat we tenrleK the widow
and orphans our sympathies And that
a copy of these resolutions be s:rsd
upon our minutes ana puunsnea ,a toe
Now Bern Journal and the Sun. ,.
T C DANIELS,
' - . W R BARRINGTON,
Board of Education Adopts Public
School Text Book to Be Used
, '" next Five Years,
Ridsieh. N. C Aug 29 rTne Srste
Board rf Educati m signed up and per
fe-c.ed the hook c ntracts in connect on
with the adoption of i ex' book- for the
public school for the 't ext five ysrs
vi i h the understanding that for' the
present the old ayst m for distrilmting
thi books t local dealers without any
cen tal Sjtate depository will bo follow
ed. The State Department of Educa
tion it ahxions to inaugurate the cen
tral Sta'e deposito'-y system, ba r.d
rriits that it will take time to do. this.
Under the present system' the book
fjuMishers have direct dealings with 40-1
or more local dialers. The books have
to rf ach the chddrep at special prces
without regard to whatever pr fits the
"noddle men" get between the pub
lisher and the consumer. It iu proba
ble that sbme of the new'y adopted
books will not be dis tributed belt re the
fall term? are over. The Dodge Gee
(Taphv, for instance, has .to bave its
special North Carolina supplement com
pleted before this geography can take
the place of the Maury Geography now
The Governor and Council of State.
in conterenre toJny, authorized the
Stats treasurer to borrow t250;000 that
Wis proviJod for by the last Legislat
ure to meet tha needs of the State's
curre it expanses, pending belated ad
jjjuneot of State taxes under the
revise I machinery act and re-assess
ment, (j-merally, the ' railruad and
other corporation tae come in during
July, but the certifications from the
Corporation Commission are belattd.
This nessitatea the borrowing of the
250,000 at this time.
If it's Hardwan or Build
ers Supplies, let us know
what and how rnueh. J. S.
Basnight Hdw. Co
Co-Operatlve Work For farmers.
-We dosire to call the attention of the
Fanners of our county to the move re
cently marie by the Chamber of Com
merce of New Bern and the Farmers
Union for a joint move for an exhibit
this fall of the products our soil and
such other exhibits as may seem profit
able to the city and surrounding coun
try Progress is the order of the day, and
co-operation properly applied brings
Now that New Bern is awake to the
opportunity of ro ope.-i.tion. We trust
the farmers will not be alow to tret in
line, and show some, of Pur products.
Let every farmer determine to push the
matter to a leil sue ew We i eed the
meeting to stimulate effort; ths exhibit
will dofgool and show our soil clina e
and variety, of productions, to these
who may feel interested in our exhibit.
We ought to have fruits vegetables
md aniwsli of the various kinds raised
in and around our community.
Brother farmers wake up to the op
portunity.1 ' We have only short time
to get ready, but we can before the
middle of October ft t up a very cred.it
ahle display of ative products,
, We can both do got d and get good
out of Iho exhibit. - 'i .
We l- am a suitable place has been
-cured for (he txhitit. now let the
god work go on, a euod fair is an i du
cstional move and the Farmer's Union
is first ;sst and all the time for eiuca
turn and co-operation. V
Qt course v. hen we bring down our
exhibits from up this way, w expect
to fi ida good road from End street
rigt't into the city without having to
ciimt) over aana ana nricunats or wsae
I . . .
through muti pools and we don t want
pj yo way round down End atrtetaid
bsck into the heart of town but straight
down Broad strtet.
".:. . D. LANE.
Offi ersofthe Illin-fs Central R I
road determined not to deal with tb
federated hnp employes
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0'ieltiw Cruny. Auj, Sf. Wa arc
having very stormy weather no ',
- whi'' making cropa look acorched it
, continue so dry. t -y. , !.
v Miss Eunlw Smith of this place who
i,at been spending few days at Wil
; Mr J R Persons went to Spring Hill
last Sunday. .' '.;,"'.
Mr. D L. Smith nf New - Bern has
eei visiting hi parents hers recently,
loss be will go back to work there a-
, tMr, ji, u. 13 r bes is putting np a new
i ; - ' .
Ikkt iuhes to the New Bern Jour
tial, "Brown eyes,"
New Theatre,'1 New City - H.ill and
Auditorium. M ill Strive To
Be Conventiou (Jit'y.
Rl jih, H C, Aue. 30 -R.le'gh
to hivf a new 50,000 theate, loattd
n xt to the pre e it Act- (ny of . Music
which i-i to be r modeled siio improv.';i
also. The arrsiiginents w.iie pert'eri
ed art 'a.'rn-e' iuirjrf a, new lookhi lin
compani;, which acq lires hnfi p'op'-r-tie-r
anj buth will be operated as thea
tre.' At present, beca'ise t'e iesjeol
the Academy ot Music change his al
legiance .from thu Klaw and Erlang :
"rust to the "independent" ciicuit.,
the Klaw and Erlai.ger people have hacf
t jjrnp Rs'eigh on iheir Sou hern cir
cuit, tnere beiog no other available (h -a-tre.
One ff the new thstres will Lo
operated try each wing of tha theatrical
compel itioa. With the exception of the
moving pitture shows and vaudeville
houses, righ has had only ore thea
tre available for the "ligitiir. .tt" for
to or lirfe sears. It will r ow soon
have ihiefc big ones.
Iu a fe days Raleigh's magnificent
new cit4 lfall will be comolet. It ir
cludes . an auditorium with a seating
capacity of five thouta-id, an i is d
siened tt he used chiefly ty State
gattieriiifs to iventions of t-il kind--and
esptL-i.ally t.ne State conventions c
the poli cat parties. t is arrange j i
that it cm be converted into a theatrr
also, when desired, with sea fag . s--par
ity fr,ny given number . to o
000. Ithaslexn several ye; rs s'o
either of the great political pa t 'm I. .
held a 3'ate co ivention in Ra! ub be
caueof tha li.nitel acoommod;.Uons of
fered, whereas tor generalltib gone al!
such things were held h tre.
Now Hie capitol city has an ai rtitorum
not fqullltd by any other towr io tht--itete.
Three big additional hrtfls are
in cturte of construction and tl.e plde;t
one is bing remodeled and enlarged r
a cost ct itauU.tOU A dozen it more
conventions in stesi n at ether pli ces
thi6 year have all tady arjucrned tc
meet in this city text year uud the
capitol will again lecome as of old, the
"convention city" of the State
Among the new structure s ere hun
dreds of homes b'tilt by well to do puipu,
whoe families have come to residd in
Rileigh, 'even though the bus ness of
the head of t he house is eisewterv. A
m mg thnew boi d ngs alreidy contract
oi next year are the new Sta'e u-'tirnis-tration
building, to cost $250,o0'j.and lo
cated on one of the four correis op
posite Capitol Square (three "tHprs like
it are to be built later on by th; State
on the other threi corners);' i new
M. C. A. building, for whicn th publ c
of Raleigh recently auos 'rihed ov. r $5'',
000, and scores of business houses,
many to take tha places of ol I s ruc
turts on the principal business streets.
School time is fast approaching. You
wilLneed a good strong Library Table
for the children to study around at
night. I, have them in qusrtered oak,
mahogany and weathered oak. Prices
ranging from $5 00 up.
J. S MILLER.
Craven county, N. C. Aug, 30 We
are having some beautiful weather for
fodder polling, except little stormy,
but most of the farmers are thro ij:h we
are glad to say. : . '
We are havhg much sickness now,
but it don't seem to be very terious.
Rev. J J Lewis filled his regular ap
pointment t Giskins school bouse Sun
' O -i ig to the ' present drought and
cotton taking the rust it looks hke now
t-st it wil ston all be open, Sorjis lave
itsitd to ick this week,
Masses Ruv-y snd Loney McLnwhorn
Irf i Stndayto visit relatives at N'e
Bern and Bridijetorv - ' . '
Mr. Kemp McLawhorn who has been
visiting relatives at Arapahoe furihe
part lew days, K returned home yes er
da, .'.'- " " . '
Misses Blanrha and C lts Bon' er ae
v s ting tueir auiii S d tat Lawhorn this
tk. t . ; : y , '
Mr. ft it, h McLswl orn maHe husi
n ws i rip to Na Bern yeste de.v '. ;
M ss Vivien favton of Ernul is vibit
ing iativta at this pia-e, v
Miss Msudi Hollo. II f" Aurora, is
visaing her people at th s place: v
M Andmw Jackson and rwn little
hoys el' ned Mrs. Nancy Whitfo.dyes-
ttdy. ' . . "' . . j ," ."
' People who planted tobacco this yeer
are busy tiying to ge through curing
so they can carry some off to' ho old,
: ; GRAY EYE 3. ..
troops occupied. Jipjepa,
Province of Maoabi, Ejuajor.
Shell Hits So Close to Wanh
that Water in Slashed Upon
Decks of Ohio. .
Wa-hinirton, Aug. 30 Th great
dradriHUKh. Delaware, .the pnde of
'he i avy, ht tie 'aret battleship Tf -is
t Ke nt a di-t ant e of ten mihs, ar.d
jitme err sinking or.e of the finest
nat'leships of the navy. "' .
The Delaware for som '.ifiti&j hsvrl
oeen shooting twelve inch shellf at the
Texas at a range of seventh fhdua
ind yard-;. She got the range fetify0
ly after several shoU, and .placed. J wo
si ells in the hull of the TejKa,, arid 'the
-the battleships and cruisers Ijadjaken
oositiiiu of wha t was considered i Sale
Tne distance from the target, . b'o
ever, hnd nothing to do with wjiat hap
pened. All of a sudoen the after turret
of the Delaware opened fire, arid it was
uppo ed she intended to annihilate the
Texas with wo more twelve inch
cells, After the first of these shots,
however, the batueships that were nb
ervin? the p ay, ss it were, frantically
ran up signals "cease firine' .; ;
The information that came hare is
that the firf t shell from the after turret
of the Delaware whistled close, oyer the
Ohio, nine mi es away snd gave the of
ficers and jaikies the ccld bhivers. If
was then that the signals to "cease
filing" were run up, tut belore they
were observed hy the De laware another
welve inch shell hit so close to ; the
( 'ho that it s;i(ashe I the water , on the
decks uf that IiHltlethiD. V ' 'i i
It is very remarkable and altogether
unexplained how any gunner cook)
rave lateen another ship for tha Texas.
The Texas has no cage masts although
some of the armored cru'sers with the
fiest are still without thete basket
masts. One report is that omi of th
a-mored cruisers a's had a close call
Admirsl Osterhaus so far as can be
learned has not reported the i cident to
the -Navy Department. , . '
Side Boards and Buffet.
Two extra large Side Board's In quar
tered oak and extra large Buffet; 1 hese
three pieces of furniture are a liitle too
high priced to sell fast. Will sell either
one at cost, $42 60, f 45 ( 0, $39 OH.
J S. MILLER,
August 31--Mr. William Stmly and
Mr. Guy Jones, two of our boatmen,
took the Odd Fellows' singers to Jack
sonville, through the sound and up New
river, givin them a delightful time
Ths receipts for th concert at Swans
boro amounted to $19,51, . ; ,
Mrs. L. J. Herring of Norfolk, is
here vi-i in? the families of J M. Jones
and D. J. Ward.
Mr John A Pittman ard Mrs. Allie
Hill are sick, but are a little belter.
Dr. W, J. Montford of Mount Pleasi
ant, wss in town today on a profession
il visit. " . ' 'I.
Hery Odum, Carl McCausley, Billy
Smith, and David Freshwater, a fish
mit.crew, over on the beach bad an
exciting time over the capture of two
targe minks. They tried to. catch the
varmints with their naked hands aog
McCausley pot bit pretty bad. ?.Th
minks took to tha ocean but were pick
ed up without much trouble. ' -1 '
. ' .
Mr. Fred Nelson from Pelgrade, is
here with Lis htueeboat wi n a party
from MaysVil'e and other points' Of
Wniteoak river. . ' .. . , ,
Mrs. W. J. Moore is spending a few
dsys at Wilmington. s
This story sounds fishy but ita tru,
Mr lshsc Jones lound an alligator's
nfht wiih 65 eggs in it tie aajn the
i est was Bonthing like a hog's tied
roui ded over like a potato bank Wt'h
r-o'e in top. The egga are about wl
s big as goose egga. Tha writer a
, ie ling Mr. Harvey Meadows about tri
find, aid be ssid that Robert farni j
oundone just li ; it. H ibt a bat
ket to U' the eggs in. there ? V n.,
bushel of the n,nii Carrie I them kin,
dumped them cut iu tha yard, Wbjle he
waa eaiing dinner he beard a i ommo
tion amorg the chickens an. rjpoigcr
logout found th t alt the, egg bad
hatched and the ya d waa full ol a'ga
tr. One litih reptile had rpusht s
h ' ken by the foot ar.d tha otheuaere
tying to capture m ra.to'jltijv'y -
A severe atorrr has been raging al
along the rnssc tut the life ravi. g u
t'on hero only tlghted two ships ti
they were not in d stress, qo atackt
have been reputed,' . ; V
Phone U3 your orrfanc.
residence number ahd j,W;t
will send it to any p rt ol
tv' ritv. t C RacnirV,t Hrl
vaftw.wawww w ar aviAauituh VVr
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Canadiau ; Opponents of Treaty
Use Annaxetiou in Fight ,
" Aguiust Laurier.
OUaws, Ootauo, Aueust 30 Lika
the hi.ee ihit cornea down from North
ern bush fires ar this season, me ival
Claims of parly managerf, the . eXri-v
vagani es and abaurdi ihi of the hust
ings fcn.l, above all, n e si ence of -ho
electorate obscures the teal . tenancy
if the Canadian ramDaitn. -Nearly
four weeks remain bo I ore ttie far of
reciprocity is decided at the pot s oa
September 21. Meanwhile both tha
Laurier government, whose 1 e is tied
up in the result, and iheCun.-erv ivea.
hjhope to gain power att- r tit teen
years in opposi ion, are asea with
Mr. Borden, ihe Conservative l-ader.
h-" diligently stumped a hiilf-dezen ,
dnuitful counties In Ontario. He ao
pealed directly to the won e in indue- ,
trial plants, r presenting rtcipiocil.y aa .
a precurser of dstuctiori or 'he i a
t ooal piotecnve p ok-y under hi jh
thev were apouill ai d have piospered,'
Arthur Hawkes,," a Brion burn, has '
been conducting a vigorous c n.paigrv
unong the British born, painimg reci
procity as a step toward annexation.
This is having effect upon the large
number of British-born citizens of Can
ada, who are engag d in industrial pur
suits in East9rn Uanadi, but is report
ed to be off-sitin the Wet, wt ere vast
numbers, of English tend fcotch are dy
ed in-the-wool free traders. They want
reciprocity and they don't like the sug
gestion that their desire is' disloyal. '
Clifford Siftni, formerly a member
of the Laurier Government, is peaking
almost daily in Ontario, bitterlv assail
ling the policy. One of the mot effec
tive political organikers In Canadian po
litical hisu ry, it is tor early to judge
the effect of bis onslaught.
On tt a government side Sir Wilfried
Laurier has completed a week of ad
dresses to his a-ippa' riots in Quebec,
Ba bas teen at spe cial i a ns to d nounre
the reprereataticn of Henri Bouruaaaa
the Natioualiat leader, that the Cana-
di in Navv eitaila a rxrliv or 'conecrio-
tion. The prime miniatareela that tha
Frsnch-Canadiaos ac beginning to sea
the navy io its true light and that the
Bourassa cause will suffer in cons
qtence. Moreover, he finds the recip
ocity policy itself ex remely popular.
Mr R.lilruflaA nmMaud ' Uvn. rnnl
procity, but his enmity to Sir Wilfried
oaurier, if successful, of course a i tails
the defeat of reciprocity.
Tb government managers almit tha
possibility of losing at the moat five or
six seats in Quebec aa a result of ttm
Nationalist movement and of natural
political casualties. These would ba
aina for the Nationalists, however,
not for the Conservatives. Although
Conservatives and Nationalists have a
mutual interest in defeating the prem- .
:er, the policies oo other sut jects differ .
radically. t -"
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Craven Ccunoy, N. C. Ang. 30, 191L
' There are several cases of sicknetsio
ths neighborhood, bnt none of them arc
' Mr. Hsxsl Stsplefordof Raleigh spent
last week at home with bia father and
sister, lemming home Sunday night.
Messrs. M, C Thomas, Frank and
Dava Everington want to Wilmington
Misses Maud, Pearl ard Belle Staple
ford spebt Sunday at Morehead City.
Mr. Tom Everington and sitters.
Misses Larena and Armetta, alio want
io Morehead Su-day. . .
Mr. J. B. Ernul was a eallrr at Mr.
T, A Stapleford'a one day last week.
. Master Macon Stapleford had tha
misfortune to slick a rusty nail In bia.
toot irom ine tncci or wnicn n is not
abl to b t.ut, . .
just iasued telle what cropa
you can put in to make the
quickest grazing, or hay, to
help out the ahort feed cropa.
Alaotella about both '
Farm Seeds '
that can be planted in the fall
to advantage and profit
. Every Fanner, !I-r!:ct Crovcr
t&4 Car!:p:r ahould have a
copy of this catalog. '
It is the best and most com
plete faU aced catsJos i ;3uci.
Mailed free. Wi! 3 for it.
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