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NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY. N. C.. FRIDAY NOVEMBER. 24, 1911-
ERSADDRESS Congratulated People of Craven
County Upon the, Remarkable
Progress They Had Made
In Past Few Years.
. - EXEHC1SES
Dk.ngb.ters of the Confederacy
Elect Officers For the Tear,
v - Resolutions of Respect
- Monday afternoon the Daughter! of
the Confederacy met Id their rooms at
wolfeoden hall and held tbelr annual
; election of officer, The following
' - . were elected ror the year: .
4 'Miss Deta Roberta President, '
' "tararTTGi Hvmau-let. Viee-Prea!1
Mrs. J. T. Holliater-2o4 Vice Pres.
Mrs. R. B. Nixon -3rd. Vice-Pree. ,
. Mrs. P, S. Duffy Ree. Sec. ,
. . ' Mrs. Thomas Roberta Cor. Sec.
Mrs. w; P. M. Bryant-Treasurer,
i Mra. Wallace Registrar. t
Jttrs, Geo. Henderson -Historian.
Leader of Childrena' Chapter Mrs,
Hufehea Holland. ; u ' , , ,
J Assistant Leader-Mrs. Benj. Moore.
At the conclusion of the election the
tallowing Resolutions of Respect were
rawed and adopted: a : : , ' ? .
,. ' -ftof olved; That in the death of Mrs,
8. R. Street, the New ftorn Chtntar
baughters of the Confederacy have
Wat a most tjaloos and enthusiastic
fcfcmber. Those who were present at a
feroad atreet, will recall a excellent
' paper, read by her, giving her war ex
4 jberlences. She remembered, as a child
peeping through her father's fence, "in
Danville, Vs., to sea President Dsvis.
fie was to dine next door, and she
watched bus both going in and com
; fi out .After being seated ia his ear
iUgehe saw the gentleman, with whom
, he dined band him a bag, which he raid,
' contained gold coins, and which be beg
i . - ged Mr. Dsvia to accfpt; It may be
interesting to follow this gold. The
, -' President was fleeing from Richmond.
At Salisbury he waa Joined by Major
Hugh L. Cole, who became one of bis
body guards. A t Washington, Ga., a
eablnat meeting was held, the last act
of the Confederacy May 6th, 1866. v:
. ' In parting from bi escort, Mr. Davie
f ,-.. divided this gold among . them, Msj.
. i- : Cole's share is still kept as a sacred leg
J y Mrs. Street related many other
... It. VI.. D,..M..l k. VT. D.-
Chapter D. a, Mrs, Street was faith
ful tn the performance of her duties.
She waa a good Neighbor, a faithful
, friend, warm hearted and charitable, a
- kind mistress, and a devoted wife and
In the latter (art of her life, she was
.1 confirmed invalid. Death came as a
t -'. welcome release from long years of in
tense suffering; S''' -vv ---; ''r"'v :
The Daughters extend their sincere
sympathy to the bereaved family,
Resolved, That a copy of these Reso
lutions be sent to the papers for publi-
' y cation, one to the family and one kept
nmbpg the records of the Chapter,
' Mrs, Frederick C. Roberts, ' I
Mrs, John T. HoUiiter, - .:
Sadie Whitehurst,' , -.
Mamie H. Richardson, , , : -
' Just Received "
1 solid carload of Brass and Iron
ds. we can give you Rood strone Iron
Beds as low as f 2. 60 each, 2 inch post
for $8.00 that beats anything yon ever
taw for the price. ' ,- -' ,
, , J. S. MILLER, '.
; "; The Furniture Man.
Schooner Had Awful Time la Storm
. Norfolk, Nov, 81 The schooner "Ids
G, Fsrren," Captain G. N.. G .skins,
rom Baltimore t Elizabeth City, N.
C , wi h gene'al cargo, arrived here
today after one of the severest exper
ience evir reported by a Chesapeake
Bay trader. :. r, .
The Farren, cauht In a storm off
Smith's Point on November 16th, al
mo it sink before she could be anch wed
an) wreckage on her deck cleared away
Aier a ht-roic atniKgle to save the ship
a6d themse'ves, Captain Garkics and
his men tired and overstrained when
the worst was iver, found themselves
m h ut e'ther food or drink.- Duriog
.the blow their fr.sh water barrels had
t sen carried ovurboard, and the taking
f sea water by the schooner had ruin
e l all their food. The Farreo came in
i "y damage! an 1 with her crew glad
t t a a'ive. It had taken Captain Gas
! l a days ta ma'; the trip from
. .:,anore. . ,
'I have been following the sea a long
-,' said the Farren's master today
t this last experience was the worst
1 - r I n 1 or want t have. I waa first
' rnin off Ca? Ilatteraj. than I
a a V.'i'jnli jton pilot boit and for
n i niln was on the Diamond
li,;ht,iliip but never before have
.rinnrc ) aui h a storm as tliat
ipsrurkU e Fa-rep in the upper
t vik, The truth is we all
I iir I ' In it."
"' ' i C. Vnnen" hii often vinit
i ' 't I hi rt ! 1 i.i f-- t ws
New Bern Bar Will Pay Tribute to
. the Late Hon, Cha9. (X Clark
, ? Toinorrow Between 12 and
' - 2:30 0'clocki ,
. Upon the convening: of yesterday's
session of superior court, which js in
ujfllMluiMthl. meMb fu til, frvtal v. 1
announces! ta IheWnourt the . death of
Hon. Cbaa. Q Clark.: which haa occur
red since lest term of eouit, and on be
half of the members of the New Bern
bar requested the court to take a recess
tomorrow at 12 o'clock, noon, for the
purpose of giving the Bar an opportuni
ty of paying memorial, tribute to the
distinguished deceased1. Whereupon it
waa ordered that on Thursday of this
week at -12 o'clock, : now, the court
take a recess until 2:30 o'clock for the
purpose of holding suitable memorial
exercises. ' . , ,
The regular business of the court waa
tbon taken op.
10 the ease of Fulcher A Gaakins. a
land suit,' the ury returned a verdict in
favor of the defendant. .' I - '
In the case of Wiggins va Norfolk-
Southern Railway Co. The jury award
ed the plaintiff damages in the sum of
The case of Burma vs Witcover waa
next taken up. This resulted io a non
suit and will be carried to the Supreme
Court. vV-.i :.. : : '
' FOR RENT.
One-horse farm, adapted to corn and
cotton, fine open range, good residence
and out buildings, wire fence, well
drained, orchard and vineyard,- excel
lent water, healthy. - An ideal place for
email family who wishes to raise poul
try and stock. Address X, care of
Journal Office. f - : : r ;
y ;.; TRUITT ITEMS. , .
, CrafwCounty, Nov. 21. -The weath
er ia considerably cooler but we don't
thinkt-wUontfoOc kg. ' "
Farmerl in this neighborhood are not
through picking cotton yet. ' ; f
There Were services at Spring Hope
church Saturday night and Sunday.
Miss Bealan Price was the guest of
Miss Alice Cothrell Saturday night and
8unday. ; ... y ,
Mr. Sara Dunham, of Bridgetoo. visi
ted bis children here Sunday, . .
We are sorry to note that Mr, John
Purifoybad the misfortune to get his
leg broken a few daya ago. Wa hope
he will soon recover. r
Mrs. Arthur Purifoy la on the eick
list We boe ahe will soon be well
sgain. - ; j ,
Mr. Allen Cohn, of Bridgeton, was
here Sunday visiting his lister, Mrs.
Billy Cu hrell. ' , , -
'Mr. and Mra. Alex Prlces went, to
Reels' oro Saturday to visit Mrs. C. R.
Sirpons. returning Sunday. .' '
4 Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Simons were here
8unday, the guests of their parents,
Mr, and Mra. Arthur Price.
' Two girls recent srrivsla at bis borne,
makea Mr. Steve Purifoy all smiles.
We are lorry to say the public school
here haa stopped temporarily on ac
count of the teacher, Mr, Eramett
Stapleford being alck. J
' - ."' -BLUB EYES."
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Don't let the cold snap
catch you without a heater
from J. S. Basnight . Hdw.
Co. 67 S. Front SU, Phone
Big Dredge Wlfl Be gold at Benfort
' '-'' V Today. ,:;;;-
United StaUs MarsbaU CUodtus
Dockery pasred through the dty yes
terday en route from Raleigh ito Beau
fort where today be will eel! at public
auction a large steam dredge, which be
longs to Mr. Edwin Mitchell of Brook
lyn, N. Y., who was unabla, to carry
out his contract with the government
for digging a certain part of toe mland
wat'irway canal. The dredge ia said to
have cost $101,000. . -.
Mr. Mitchell who Is about 80 years
old, had some difnculty In geadng op
the great machine and bofore be bad
atarted to earning money bis creditors
began foreclosing and forced blm to
sunpend work. Lie indubUdmeas, aside
from his private fortune, is about 30,
000. The gove ;t eancelloj bis
contract af;iT 1 j creditors bad maJe
tlicoiire t"ct- vy and the dret'e
;ilkeaild by o : ;r of the court to
sat;i:fy t!i cretlHora,
Dent r?y "itv hivca't
t il" !"! ; ' i2 Ulzl U3.
Confirmed. American Wpmen In-
cludet Among Victims. Eng
. ; . land Suspicious of Russia.
London, Nov. 21st. Confirmation of
the rumored massacre of foreigners at
Hsienfu, China, Is received in messagea
from Tientsin to' the Exchange Tele-
time la ilo't stated in the Exchange dis
patches. K ia only known that most,
ii not au, foreigners at Haienru were
English and Scandinavian Baptist mis
, The rebels seem to have been respon
slble for the elaughter, since they re
cently Captured the city from the Impe
Reports of a massacre of French mis
sionaries in Lolos territory, south of
Szechuen province, still lack confirma
tion, but the gravest fears are enter
tained, - The actual outbreak of anti-
foreign violence in China is causing the
deepest anxiety in government circles
here. Not only ia it feared that the
Hsenfu outrage will be followed by
murders of foreigners all over China,
but since it ia evident that outside in
tervention cannot be longer delayed,
the danger of friction between the pow
era becomes imminent. It is of Japan
and Russia that England is most suspi
cious. It has alienee with both but
but trusts neither very fnr. The Eng
lish believe the Czar and the Mikado
have long had a compact for partition
ing China, to ' the exclusion of oher
powers; Anxiety was intensified by
Saturday 'a landing of Japanese troops
at Cbifa without what waa considered
her adequate reason at the time. News
that Russia has been secretly partially
mobilizing in Eastern Siberia ia consid
ered another dangerous symptom.
Further messages from Tientsin say
there were about 25 Europeans at Hsi
enfuand an American woman physi
cian. Dr. Ycung, the wife of one of the
Scandinavian missionaries. It is now
understood at Tientsin that they were
included in a massacre of Chinese of
If you want just a cheap heater for
bed room, we can give you a nice little
wood heater for $1.25 that heats quick.
We have out of car of Coles Ranges and
Hot Blast Heaters, 2 Ranges, and 20
Heaters left Don't delay in getting
your beater placed in your home.
J. S. MILLER.
The Furniture Man.
Last night near 10 o'clock. Miss Sadie
Eaton and her friend Miss Cobb, io
pawing Eaton's jewelery store, discov
ered a light In the rear of the store and
thinking only of its being burglarized,
rushed into Ennett'a store for help; the
Mayor waa notified, and in a few min
utes the blue coata arrived and with
them came all persons on the street,
whether resident or migratory. An
entrance affected and on investigation
revealed only the Innocent watch maker
Mr. Zeizler, in the . quiet eve of the
boor writing a few loving worda to bis
Cwferrlng a Title.
"While he was governor of Kentucky
Proctor Enott sent to the Hon. 8 tod
dart Johnston a certificate, officially
signed and bearing the impress of the
great seal of the state, duly commis
sioning him aa "Mister," which be said
was a distinctive and honorable title
that no Keatucklan had ever previous
ly born. ' '
' Lest and Found a Heart. ' .
Nothing Beams so hopelessly , I oat,
when It Is lost ae a heart; yet noth
ing, when It la lost, is by the expe
rience of the centuries to absolutely
certain of recovery. fuck.
- Old man Economy has arrived with a
full line of the very best foreign and
domeetie woolens of the very latest de
sigrjf for your fsll and winter suite. Old
man Economy will save you from three
to seven dollars on suits, everything
be equal. Second, he will make the gar
ment any atyle that is worn by the best
dressed man. Third will make stiff
front or soft front coat that will hold
its shape, and pants just aa your say
you . want them. Fourth, - we put In
lining that will wear with the outside,
and all work guaranteed to be Up to
the standard American tailoring. Thir
ty odd years experience enable -ops' to
know bow to work every fabric hat
full value may be seen so come and
get acquainted with him. I !no'mj
will tell you how to start a t k ac
count, and bow to raise up a family
with loss expense. ' He is ',' l for
the season at " -';
ei r : ,
Light Fingered Gentry Relieve A
Number of People of Their
Between four and five hundred dol
lars was stolen from visitor to the city
yesterday by pickpockets, and despite
su effort to locate' the thieves
they have so far eluded capture, How
ever, the local police have their eyea on
a number of "crobkaV' " who have been
acting in a auapicloua manner aince their
arrival here and an arrest mat be made
at any time.,
The first robbery wai reported short
ly after Governor Kitchln bad made his
address at the exhibit hall yesterday
morning. In tbia case the victim was
an aged man who had placed all of bia
money in bis pocket,, the entire sum
amounting to $24, before leaving home
in order to keep anyone from breaking
into his home while he was away and
purloining it But alas, shortly after
reaching the exhibit hall he searched for
his money and found that it had disap
peared. . . ,
Several other thefta which amounted
up into the hundreds of dollars were
reported during the day: There la evi
dently a gang of those' pickpockets in
the city and while here it would be safer
for people to keep their hands on their
Latelaat evening seven pocketbooks
which w?e stolen during; the day were
iouna in tns naca oi put autoraomie
where the pickpocket had thrown tbem
after taking out the- content. These
pocketbooks arc now ia possession of
the police and can be obtained by the
LAND FOR SALE.
25 acres of valuable land within 7
miles of New Bern, north. Write
C. P. FULCHER,
Edwards, N. C.
New York bankers raised $50,0(10.0.10
to "bub" the cotton market.
Ruler of England.
The first to rule over all England was
Egbert, king of Wessex, who united
all the various petty kingdoms and be
came king of England In 827. The
greater kingdom was disrupted from
878 to 058, when the Danes ruled north
of the Thames. In the latter year King
Edgar reunited the kingdom, and aloe
that time It has never been partitioned.
Between Edmund Ironside (1010) and
Edward the Confessor (1042) three
Danish kings ruled' all England Ca
nute, Harold I. and Hardlcanute. The
first king of Great Britain was James
I. (1603). The Brat king of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
was George HI. From tbe conquest of
Ireland in 1172 by Henry II. the kings
of England were styled Lord of Ireland
until the assumption of the title king
of Ireland by Henry VIII., and there
after this title was used until the act
of union In 1801. Tbe imperial sover
eignty of India was assumed by Queen
Three persons were burned to death
at Middlesboro. Ky.
... , i . .
Washington Players Become In
censed At Befree's ' Decision
and Refuse to Continue
With the Game
Yesterday the Washington high school
football team came oveso New Bern
to play the New Bern graded school
team. Twice prior to thia game tbe lo
cal boys have suffered defeat at the
hands of the Washington team Duties
terday afternoon the visitors became
incensed at a decision Of the re free in
the first quarter of the second half of
the game and refused to continue. At
this juncture tbe score atood 6 to 0 in
favor of the local boya and the refree
awarded the game to them.
Several thousand people were on hanl
to witness the game and there wa
much enthuaiaam manifested. Both
teams showed up in fine form but it
was easily seen from the first that tbe
ucaiooy. were ma...r.
tlon. Time after time the Washing too
adherents cheered their favorites and
they exerted eveiy effort to down their
opponents but they, too i Ibst they
stood practilly no show at all, and
when an opportunity waa afforded they
protested against a perfectly fair de
cision and when the refree refused to
secede to their protests they refused to
continue with the gam. -' .
Saturday afternoon "the Weal team
will play the Goldsborohigh scaool team
in this city. A few weeks ago they
played this team and j were defeated.
incethat time, however, they have
improved a great deal and are sure of j
t t laureia..
Visitors Profuse in Their Praise of
the Magnificent Exhibits. Lo
cal Concerns Well Repre
sented. Yesterday morning tbe doors of the
large exhibit hall on George street were
thrown open to the public and from
that lime until the doors wer closed
last night there was a steady stream of
admiring visitors. The building, both
on the exterior and the interior, had
been beautifully decorated for the oc
casion and the scene was indeed an at
Of course the agricultural exhibits
were the chief attractions. Practically
everything that is grown by the farm
era of this section of the state waa on
display and the very beat of their crop.
too. Corn, cotton, potatoes, apples,
and hundreds of other products were
attractively arranged upon tbe large ta
bles. The farmers of Craven county
are to be congratulated upon the ex
cellent showing they made, and we
wish it waa within our power to give
each and every one of them a substan
tial prize. They could not have pos
sibly arranged a more attractive dis
play of their products.
In the section set aside for the live
stock exhibit were found chickens, tur
keys, ducks, hogs ete. This section
was not as complete as the committee
would have liked for it to have been,
but the animals and fowls which were
on display were greatly admired by the
The local merchants and manufact
urera realizing the advantages of ad
vertising the atorea and factories at
this time, were well represented. The
booths occupied by them had been at
tractively decorated and with the ex
cellent displays which they con Mined,
could not but attract the eytu if all
parsing by. Among the most notice
able disp'aya were those of Messrs. S.
Coplon & Son, J. S. Basnight Hard
ware Co., H. C. Armstrong. Virginia
Carolina Chemical Co., E. H. & J. A.
Meadows Fertilizer Co,, New Bern Pro
duce Co., i. S. Miller, J. M. Mitchell,
Hyman Supply Co., Broad Street Gro
cery Co., G. S. Waters & Sons, J. J.
Baxter, J. A. Jones and the P. S. Duf
fy Medicine Co. There were also a
large number of other exhibita merch
ants and dealers, but the above men
tioned exhibita attracted especial at
tention. The North Carolina agriculture test
farm at Raleigh also sent a very fine
The exhibit hall will be open again
today and tonight and it is hoped that
every person in New Bern will be able
to visit these exhibits. There is so ad
mittance fee charged, and those who
attend will be given attractive and use
ful souvenirs by many of those who
have booths in the hall. Remember,
thia is the last day that you will have
an opportunity of seeing these exhibits
and if you fail to visit the hall today
you will a rare treat.
PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS
Your druggist will refund money if
PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure any
case of Itching. Blind, Bleeding or Pro
truding Piles in 6 to 14 days. 60c.
CHERRY POINT NOTES.
Craven County Nov. 21 We are hav
ing some very plessant weather now,
Hope It will continue.
' Messrs Herbert and Cye Wynne of
Havelock were in our burg Wednesday.
Mr. Thoa. Smith of New Bern ia
spending a few days with Mr. D, L,
Misssa Laura and Gladys Wood, of
Riverdale, attended the ahadow party
at thia place Saturday night. Come
again girls, we are alwaya glad to aee
' Miia Sallla Russell or Havelock is
spending a few daya with frienda and
relatives of tbia place.
Messrs Woodell and Howard of New
Bern are visiting Mr. D. L. Taylor this
week. :. ; -
, Mr. George Russell Is spending a few
days with his family thia week.
Messrs Jones and Watson from
Slocumb's Creek, were visitors in our
village Sunday afternoon.
Mr. W. G. Temple of Blades, attend
td u,, .w party Saturday night,
(.The abadow party at the Cherry
( Point School bouse Saturday night waa
quite a euecess. Our little village ia
Mr. C. C, Cannon spent Saturday In
New Bern, . ' , ;
Mr. J. I, Russali baa gone to New
Bern today. -
. Mr, A S. Laurld was in our village
Monday on business. . , .'
' With best wishes to the Journal. :
Diplomatic relations between Russia
and Persia bave ceased.
The Air is Also Man's Domain,
In Space Defying Aero-
The power of sixty horses exerted
through the medium of a gasolne eight
cylinder engine, and driving a seven
foot propeller blade of wood that, in
visible to the eye, revolved 1200 times
in a minute, lifted Bird-man Witmer up
into the sky yesterday. Six thousand
persona followed with their eyea the
graceful (light of the aviator as his bi
plane first lifted itself from the earth
and then soared away over Neuse river,
then turned back upon its path and in a
great two mile circle came swooping
over the aviation field ami twice more
made a great ring in tbe upper air,
Anally dropping lower and lower until it
touched the gVound and ran for a dis
tance between the two long lines of
The first flight was at two o'clock
and an equally successful flight was
made at 3:30- Thia afternoon the Bird
man Witmer will again take to the sky
on bia Curtiss biplane and promises a
variation in his performance, so that it
will be well worth a accord trip to the
field for trem who went yesterday.
They say thtre were over four thous
and p?ople iriHi le the fence yesterday,
and aeveral thousand took a free view
from the outside. It was a great day
for amusement, for besides the exhibi
tion down the street and a real Gover
nor to speak. There was a Ferris
wheel, a high dive and a midway of no
small attraction. It was a pretty clean
kind of a midway too. from the
Hindoo lady poised in the air by magic
art to the 'biggest snake in the world.'
And refreshments that were actually
refreshing at reachable prices. It
seems that all the town was trying to
push through the gate at one time and
the autoa were passing in or packed in
the street outside. The transfers did a
rushing business and yet "every boby"
Really the high dive of Harry Six is
something "fierce," 100 feet into a tub
of water. When Harry went in all the
water came out and went over the
surrounding crowd. This will be re
peated today; be sure to stand near the
It will be warmer today too, and that
will be better to see the horse races. If
you have any sense, stand back when
the birdman asks for a clear getaway.
There would be something doing if you
got in the way of sixty horses, Be
sides why worry J. Leon when he haa
so much to do befcides clearing the field?
Mr. liirdman gives ua a stunt or two
See our line of Coal and
Wood Heaters. J. S. Bas
night Hdw. Co. 67 S. Front
St.. Phone 99.
Basket Party at Brick Klin.
Jones County. Nov. 21. There will
be a basket party given at Brick Kiln
school house on Dec, 8th. Everybody
is cordially invited to come! Proceeds
go fnr benefit of school building.
Ample explanation of the many at
tempts to construct a universal lan
guage lies enfolded In tbe reply of a
small boy, given by Mr. Hugh Fraaer
in "A Diplomatist's Wife In Many
The Irregular French verbs what a
terror those were to children! My own
little boy when he was seven year old
wa asked by bis teacher a question In
"What separates England from
"The Irregular verba," he replied.
with mournful conviction.
Brand New Line
of Rugs just In from the mills, 9x12
Ax-minister, in beautiful shades, extra
heavy at $20,00. 9x12 Wilton at S27.60,
9x12 Bruaaell at $28.00, 9x12 Topealy at
$12.50, small rugs to match. New is
the time to make seleotion, ai my stock
J. S. MILLER.
The Furniture Man.
He Wanted a Permanent One.
Joshua was buying a fleldglass.
"This one," said tbe clerk, 1a ju
what you want Ite magnifying pow
r Is tweuty-ftve tlmee." ',
"No," Joshua ifcplled; "1 want to
nse It oftener than tbat'-Buccest
1 1 i1
So Ha Roa.
Aa Irish M. P. - once declared with
due solemnity, "Mr. Speaker, I can
not alt still here and keep silent with
out rising and saying a few -wgrdat"-Vondot
TelegrapbV V .
The American federation of Labor
defeated a resolution reaueatiof its of
ficer to resign from the National Civil
i Federation. v '
No more eloquent nor distinguished
person could have been chosen to de
liver the opening address of Craven
county's big Agricultural and Stock
Exhibit and Aviation Meet than Gov
ernor W. W. Kitchin, who so ably and
eloquently carried out that part of the
program before aeveral thousand people
in this city yesterday morning.
Governor Kitchln arrived in New
Bern on the east bound train and waa
met at the train by a committee which
had been appointed for that purpose
and carried to the residence of Hon. S.
M. Brinson where ho partook of a light
lunch and removed tbe traces of travel.
At 11 o'clock Governor Kitchin, Hon.
S. M, Brinaon. Mr. C. E. Foy and Mr.
Larry I, Moore drove in the latter'a
handsome touring car to South Front
street where the line of parade was
formed. At a given signal the march
Fiiat in line came the New Bern po
lice force, they were followed by the
Second Regiment Band from Kinston.
A large numter of marshals on horse
back came next, following them in the
automobile came the Guest of HoDor,
Governor W. W. Kitchin, following
this auto waa another machine which
contained a number of New Bern's
moat promim nt citizens. This was fol
lowed by the Naval Reserves, the
Coast Artilery, a squad from the rev
enue cutter "Pamlico," the local fire
companies and a large number of citi
zens in automobiles and other1 private
conveyances. The line of march led
from South Front street to Middle. Up
Mi Idle to Broad, from Broad to George
and up George to the exhibit hall. All
along the line of march the throngs
were congregated and cheer after cheer
greeted the State's Chief executive as
the automobile containing he and the
committee who were with him passed
Upon arriving at the exhibit building
the Goveiuor was escorted to the seat
of honor on the large speaker's stand
which had been erected in front of the
building. As master of ceremonies Mr.
L. H, Cutler. Jr., then introduced to
the immense throng Mr. J. Leon Wil
liams, secretary of the New Hern
Chamber of Commerce, and who haa
been one of the most diligont workers
in making the Agricultural and Stock
Exhibit a success. Mr. Williams, on
behalf of the citizens of New Bern, ex
tended to every visitor a hearty wel
come, He related in a brief talk the
history of the fairs and exhibits that
have been held in this city in years
gone by and concluded by asking every
one of his hearers to get together and
lend their aid in securing a permanent
fair for New Bern.
Mr. Cutler then introduced Hon. S.
M. Brinson, who in his usual eleoquent
and aincere way introduced Goyernor
Governor Kitchin said that for months
he had been watching the progress of
thia exhibit with much interest and
that he was more than glad to be able
to be at its opening. Going on he told
of the progri as that had been made in
all lines and especially along agricul
tural lines, by the people of New Bern
and Craven county, upon the exhibit
which he had been chosen to open and
said that he hoped that he would sea
the time when New Bern would have a
Fair Aaaociation and be able to have an
event of this sort every year. The
Governor's address waa appropriately
timed and the throngs who were packed
around the stand were Bpellbound by
his masterful oratory. In conclusion
hs thanked the people of New Rem for
the hospitality shown him during his
visit bare and stated that he hoped to
have the pleasure of returning at an
At the conclusion of his address the
Governor and party drove out to the
Aviation Field and spent some time at
that place. Owing to the fact that he
was compelled to leave on the train for
Wilmingtm in o:der to go to Southport
today to make an addresa, Governor
Kitchln was not able to stay for the
aeroplane flight and the football game.
Basket Party at Rhems.
" here will be a Basket party at Rheme
School bouse, Saturday night. . Decem
ber ma, we proceeds to oe usea ror
the benefit of tbe church at that place.
A cordial invitation is extended to all
to attend and a pleasant evening ia as
surred. "; .
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' New Bern, Take Notice.
Mr. Editor Please stop my ad at
once; Since my last ad waa placed In
your paper my business haa increased
co I cannot hardly wait on my custo
mer. Pleaae atop until further notice.
On fine mule for sale. "Big Hill,',
the Shingle and Paper Roofing Mao. '
New Berne Weekly Journal (New Bern, N.C.)
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