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c, AUG. r.
n f f;ratc.
i i our
;. y ex-care-c
; a valua
L. an.l I . .ul to do
,,oi' ;io since wnt will do
r head, where it did not
.uo field. But r.rellwtion
Pil.l v . l on , hat will be , the end of
t'L; r q cit Ion. With the. cheap
ri 3 of tran.-1 i tation it cannot remain
i t in one to two dollars per day at the
:r-ru on nnlv fift-c ccnte at the boutn
probability was that it would at
I t be higher at the South and that
ii.t aiiy all hoed crops at the South
ve should be compeuea to nave to, even
r t prices that brought ruin and poverty
,"aa there any daylight . through; this
u irk cloud- of vexation, poverty and
could see but one, dispense with
U of the hoeing, nr-'-o the land rich
- rnT-iv.nion wciul cost less ana
- crops quadrupled; but how,? Ah,
t wfn the Question then, and now,
- well aware, as all good farmers
. ; - cvtn with the beet rotation,
, -7 f the land could not be
- : up Without - supplementing com-
I 1 manures; but j would comnier-
- - r-. - ; ay with labor higher and
r I : -.Jre and t.otb independent.
- u-u'. rial. Then what is "the
of land improvement oyer
- V..J--1 world. All books said lime
. ,-t r, but would clover grow here?
. i iny other farmers had tried
i ll failed. "Why those failures ?
. - soli or climate or .was the fault
us ? We ka-J never tried more
i mall patches near the house, and
- t'-'-v looked so green and
- t ..It we turned horses and
- ik on them, which nibbled
i wi Ji the ground while the native
were loft to a rampant growth
1 v took entire possession,", and
- r. ? i h?tureof nearly all the
i- i h.1 en ts of the South.- Now
;1 :;t avoid all dangers so
v . n . i acres of good stiif land
.. mile from. the house
impossible to fence it oil
: - - uch cost, - broke it well
pounds of . .clover seed
I j o i grass seed, and hitched
I I a horse and brushed it
1 in corn, the improve-
vv i a trik ing a much: better crop
rais' i than in many years before,
-i-' h time I have kept from
q tjone hundred acres in grass
t , ..-.3 sowing aad turning' under
'it r ut !1 the .- crops are nearly
' ' . 1 as to labor and tenants,
. . i li.-i formerly who could I get
ci-'o my land, it. is .who will
-. l.i addition to which it has
! i to i lean land nearly double
. . t' farm, but many men say
..von their elands, they
-' 1 a. 1 failed. So did I many years
t -....e being compelled, I have
, r au experience- of - twelve
s it it will do well on all lands
1:1 di-y, except the driest
: id l..r clover the stiller the
'. ;' f question I am asked
. l-,: y other is, what kind is
t ) , . u 1 at what time 'i
' -T KIN'D is best TO SOW?
much on the object in
li i . v. bject be to improve : poor
1 r . , IJolcus Lanatu&r which
c : the lightest, a stiff est,
. - 1 driest lands, and ? grows
- ! Li h as oats. If for hay and
of clover and orchard
. . J i, 1 top or herd grass and
. 1 ; cunds of clover and 14
i r s.ed toj the acre is not too
WHEN TO sow.
' v ranst be sown in the fall, and
r-rs nniv be sown in September or
- v. v iien I have an oat or wheat
ii'tr the fall; turning every
, -i- well, in sixty feet "beds,
the slope regardless of
i As soon as I am don work
c'.. n, then, should many weeds
up, give it another plowing (up)
. -i - '.: 1 i'd; this leaves deep water
:.rl vi ith stiff, low lands, and
or more plowings (up) all
s : " y be dispensed with, and the
1 ' e L . :er drained tlian it is possible
:: -' 'i d 1;- hes. ; Now, between
c2 i i her and the ; 15jth of
: , run a sv - .hing harrow across
i you have a smooth, good bed, and
" a Choon broad cast sower, or
. 1, jw ten pounds good clover
1 r-i foarteen pounds. good grass
' a .re as evenly as possible; then
c :'..- in it will start at once
- . a time in winter., it will
.- rr 1 in spring be ahead of the
It 'ybe cut in Maj, or Jjane.
.1 n ii cotton or corn it must
i ia Ftmary (unless; you take
t" s-'v with wheat after, corn.
a ci e housed. -1 have had such
!- - . Is with wheat that the ' wheat
ulc to cut with clover two feet
n: it) with corn or cotton land
: i 3 lidres down as level laspos-
with two iurrows and harrow
i uT.tll smooth. Soon in spring the
, 1. 1 esn even start and will surely
1 c f it ; and they must be mown
... O: o or two. mowings are re
. . Hi c r i.. weeds will smother it and
' ' :i ti 1 le of the Soutlxshall learn
- ! i ho;- at a future period, that
" xlcth h Lnt grass ,5 that pork may
' - i 1 r.t less than four cents per
: clover, and beer for v three.
id suck as can be found nowhere but
, u a grass country, and butter,suchas
c an only be found on stoek farms and
i--, ,.lo solely for special customers,
V, hen that time comes the forest " will
melt before tlie advancing farms like
sno .v i i .'a sunshine, and. the land that
now 1 no market value will pay a
eood i st on from one to five hun-
tired ti ..n-3 per acre; and although
there i ".y not be. much, more money
handled .J it will be ours and we shall
not be f s now, to a great , extent; the
hard vorked overseers : of our own
farm, for the benefit of that only won-
1 ri iy prosperous .part . of- our com-
mun v, the advancing, mercliant. But
w hy --hould I. dilate,--when. I think of
the athasslieis, and what, sliei may
aittl l think will be, the view is so grand
t i the subject is inexhaustible.
Yuurs truly, . J.,F. Latham.
Vt Lite Oak Towntthip
Mr. Lewis Bynum the jolly meuite
of the urm . ot -liynum x Jenkins at
Maysville, Jones county, was- in the
city yesterday and maiwwex to tlie en
quiriesof a Jooenal 'reporter . stated
that he liad never seen such crons- on
White Oak as they - have- tlusr vear.
"Corn," said he, "will- bdi twenty-fiv
cents a barrel.' i'A buaJtet you -mean
said the-' reporter; ' Twiita-live eeitttt
IxtrrtJlhe replietl,.'tlve whole face , of
the land is covered with it; I- don't : be-
lieve-they will vr house-it. '
"How is cotton ?V asked the seporter,
"As fine as I ever saw, if nothiughap
pens to injure it f pom now on. The
corn is already made cotton- may be
cut olf yet.". We deal in cotton altogeth
er. Hare 120 acres; and I am certain it
will make a bale to-, tlie acre without
pome accident. "Do you want a shine?
r .la boot blackt staring Mr.. Bynum in
t..e Lice. - - ' -
"No, '' eays Bynum,I out shine you
now. I have been asked that question
fe hundred times to-day.-- 1
: .. ch-:.
t - ...iiv.eS,Callt:.-.i i.
t i . j. . ...a explained the object of tn
i f ' , , after which a motion was made
, int a committee of five ' on per-
L.ient organization1 ana -resolutions,
w liereupon . the- - ioHowing,v were -m
poiniea : . - ,
- R. G, Davis,. Stump Sound district.
' Vr. J. 1j. JStickelson, Kich lands
f J. Scott, Jacksonville ? (
; J. D. Coston, Wliite Oak "
M. Russell. Swansboro
Ttt J.Ij. Nickelson, chairman of the
eommittee", presented the report of the
committee as follows v '
'For permanent chairman, Col. S. B
Taylor; for secretaries, Mattocks
anl Win. ti. Alnrrill, and, reported the
following resolutions which were unan
imously adopted: '
-Resolved, That tlie term of the Hon
M. W. Ransom, one of the senior U. S
Senators from the State of North Carolina
will expire on the 4th of March next,
we, appreciating the liigh position taken
and well sustained in the Senate of the
United States by Jihe distinguished Sen
ator, instruct our candidate? for. the
Legislature to use his" best efforts to
secure his re-election. .
Besbtved, That we endorse the nomi
nation of the : Hon. R. T. Bennett for
Congressman-at-large. :and Col. W. J.
Green for Congress from the 3rd district
as a gentlemen well qualified for the
high positions sought for: them by the
Democratic party of the State and Dis
trict, and pledge to them our undivided
support. - -
ts Resolved, That we endorse- the State
platform in regard to county govern
ment. The vote' of the' convention being ta
ken whether two-thirds or a majority of
the whole : vote should elect, resulted
in adopting the' majority rule$" taking
the vote of the Governor of 1880 as a
basis. - - j ?- . :
The chairman announcing that ballot
ing being in order the roll of the dis
tricts being calledproceeded to vote for
a member of the Legislature;, 'Dr. E.
W; .Ward '8 name being called, he came
forward and declined to have his name
run before the convention.
The vote being taken,' resulted in the
following:1. . .-
- - ' FIBST BAUibT.
. II. E. King, r '.- - 249
C. Thompson, - - 157
E. W. Ward, - -'. 101 J
: SECOND BALLOT.
II. E. King, - . . 387
J. W. Spicer, . - - . 383
C. Thompson, . - -' 242
E.W.Ward, - - 14 J , :
THIRD BALLOT. - " ' '
J. W.Spicer, - - 478)
C. Thompson, , - 381 No choice,
II. E. King, - 227).
. - POUETH BALLOT,
. 'C. Thompson, , - - 676
; J. W. Spicer, , , - - 406
. IT. K. Kino- ... - R
.- r7 " " J'1 , .
Dr. C. Thompson having received the
majority of votes, - was declared! the
nominee for the lower house of i the
General Assembly of North Carolina, s
Moved by J. W. tspicer that the nomi
nation of Dr. Thompson be made unani
mous. Carried.-- - ,; -' '
E. Murrill was nominated Ton the 2d
ballot for Sheriff by a large majority. .
A. C. Huggins (present incumbent)
was nominated by acclamation for 'Su
perior Court Clerk.
li. li.. llumplirey was nominated on
2d ballot for Register of Deeds. - " -SamT
li. King was .nominated for
Coroner by acclamation. ,
John vv altons was nominated county
surveyor by acclamation. .
; - - B. Taylor, ChTn...-
E. W. Mattocks, I -j
Wir. B. Mpreillj-- .Secretaries..
ffleetlns el the Dem ;Ex; Com. of ttte
County ef Jonea.
A meeting of the Democratic Execu
tive Committee for the several Town
ships for the county of- Jones convened
at the court Mouse at o clock p. .. m. ,
Monday August 7tn, 1883. .i . V
James B. Stanly, Chairman, of the
Executive Committee for the county at
large, in a few appropriate remarks ex
plained the object of the meeting. : -
On motion of Uol. IS. Askew, the
meeting was permanently organized by
electing James B. Stanly , Chairman
and on motion of Lewis King, Samuel
Hudson was elected secretary. .
Roll of Township Committees were
called and all were found to be reprer
On motion of Dr. C. J. Mattocks,the
convention proceeded to elect, an Exec
utive Committee from each .Township
for the county at large. - ' - '
White Oak Township, Lewis Bynum. V"
Polloksville, . " , II. A. White. -Piney
Grove, Dr. C. J, Mattocks.
Trenton, " . J. A. Smith. ,
Cypress Creek, " Uenjamm crock.
Tuckahoe, " - F. M. Dixon. ; '
Beaver Creek, "'.Ben Huggins.
Chinquapin, , " Dr. Fred Whitaker.
On motion of Beniamm Askew, a
Committee of three was appointed to
confer with Gov. Jarvis and Judge
Bennett and request' them to make a
speech at Trt nton during the campaign
the chairman appomted on committee
of invitation: B. Askew, J. A. Smith,
W. Wooten. .
On motion, tl.3 "oceedings: of the
meeting was to be .- ,t to the New Berne
Jotrnal for publication, ;with'Tequest
that the- uoldsDoro. Messenger please
copy. On" motionthe' .meeting iad-
james li. tSTANLY, Uliairman,
S. Hudson Secretary.-
An Old Plow Ilontr.
Mr. J. W. ".Hamilton -liavincr put .out
the news tnat ne wanted a lot plowed,
Lewis vVuliams, col., appeared on. toe
f round on Tueaday-j-oae olj tlie hottest
ays with a large - Atlas ' plow on; his
shoulder and announced himself ready
for thereto.'- - y
Where is your horse ("'enquired Mr.
T-r 51l. . U. '
- .Horse 1 I don't want no horse.'? re
lied Lewis, as hewung himself to the
m and began to roll the dirt nicely
to tne corn.. r .
Lewis declares that he is 84 years old,
remembers perfectly well when Mr,
Joe Rhem was born. We' have heard it
said thai a male - never dies', and, we
have known horses to be 30 - years ld
but we challenge any town or county in
the State to produce an older plow horse
or mule than Lewis; and Mr.4 Hamilton
mill 1i1lina ItTv PUnm 'a ' kiut nlAii-
man to do a better job of plowing than
Lewis done on his lot.
Tlie Ansnsf Overflow.
This summer, has probably been the
wettest that we have Jial since WU
while the season, taken all together, hits
not mhh so .- propitious. Many times
heretofore local .rains have flooded
lands adjiCMit to Bwanips ami other l.tw
laces but the rivtr-vas nevir out ot
its banks until last week, wheu.an ; uti
precedenteil rise uvcurred that .-carried
destruction willi- it. - lu two daj-.n the
water rose twelve---- ieetiH Ckrn in the
rirer flats was ' aliaojt completely sub
nierged. At leant rive hundred acres
and live times as many barrels of corn
Buffered by this inundation in this coun
ty. All of the corn is not ruined, as
the water w as over it but a short time.
Some of the best corn land iu the coun
ty are the.-e low lands of tlia Tar, and
these fjreshets are so unusual that they
are never anticipated, and in ''pitchm;
the crop no calculation is based on this
possibility. It 4s safe to say, -w-e think
that the damage done by : this overHow
is f'roiaeix.to ten thousand dollars. The
principal sufferers are those between
here and Eocky Mount. 'Tarboro South
erner. ; r
Consignments of Grain,
Cotton, and other - 4 -
PROMPT ATTENTION GUARANTEED -
JOiy Goods, Notions,
EC A. T Si.
BOOTS- AND SHOES.
OF. ALL KINDS
Pork, Bacon, Flour Sugar,
. Coffee, Salt, Syrup and
SNUFF and TO BAG G 0.
Spades, Shovels , Hoes , Axes ,
Nails Plow Traces Hames,
-" v- &e. &c.
- GEN ERA I t Y: -'S"
MOTT'S SWEET CIDER,
."THE BEST, MADE,
CONSTANTLY IN STOCK
Prices low for cash. .
. f Satisfaction guaranteed.
- iligfiest cash prices paid
country PrM luce.?. .-. " . '-. .'
fJdU and see me
North West, corner
SOUTH FRONT & s.
J. J MIDDLE Streets,
NEW , BERNE, N. C.
Mar. .30, I y w - - -
, A; H HOLTON,
. , J --.I) BALER IN'
; WINES & LIQUORS, :
- MIDDLE STREET, ; '
Oppbsite loe Bouse,
'.. ' ' ''NEW BERNE, N. C.'
Apr.:l 1 J dfcw
0nf account of alter
f WK SULTAN & CO.,
offer tKeir entire Stock
at cost, and some
GOODS LESS THAN COST
for: the next
Ladies Balbriggan Hose
15 to 25 cents per pair.
' 1.000 yards of Dress Goods
AurJ d w 1 y
Keep on hand a full line of
Boots, Shoos Ury
Goods, Cvr o o lx. o I- y
AND A CHOICE ASSORTMEOTT OF
Cli on us Lefar nmkiug your purchase?, al
Jon'h Krnnt St. near Gaston Ifonee. Mar. 30, 1j
WHOLESALL: & FiKTA.lL
i '.instantly M'i 1
: i.iil iHji-
which we oiler as low as au- house iu
the tity. aitT warrant- al! ioods as i ep-rrsi-nlrd.
Call and examine onr stock and
prices. F-tal'les furnifdied fire to ail our
Goods tteliverld free -Co any .at t of
ml2 W.:& D.
W V' UKil
UAIiTEKS v. FOH. r
' i i j ! -f, Kotions. hoes, "
;s and Iaces of "all.
IIuhT.-, T.iSdo LiiHeiiH, the rSest
Napkins, all Linen, from f to
-12' 1-a ?t apiooo,
Hamburg- Kd sings in endless
variety and sold at lowest prices.
MOTTO lIfcM ES
f all sizes.
I make a specialty of. supp'yin
the Jolibing Trade. Country
cbantB are invited to cull and examine
my extensive Stock before baying.
Also the Celebrated
STAN DARD SEWING
of the jollon tng makMS
The Light Running , DOMESTIC,"
H VKTFOKD AND 1I0USEII0LU, tlu
three best Machines on the Market. .
Do not forest the place, O. 19 ARKS,
No. 30, Polloefe St.,
Anrlwly New Brne, N. C.
W 1 1 0 1 , 1 :S A lAi & ICKT A 1 L.
Corner Broad and Queen Streets, :
NEW BERNE, N. C.
LORHLARD'S SHDFFS AND TOBACCOS
Mar. 30, lyw
EASTERN MIRTH CAROLINA
I?EW JJERNE, N. C.
ALL KLTDS G li A V1J AND IiUILD
WOliK IN . 1
ITALIAH& AMERICAN f.lARBLE
; Orders will receive prompt attention
and eatief action guaranteed.
; ' Proprietor,
- (Siiccessor to (iroriTc Claypoole)
Cor. BROAD & CRAVEN Sts.
New Berne, N. C.
Mar. 30, 1 y tl w
C. B. HART & CO.
ONE PEICE CASH STOKE.-
Northegt corner Mnldic itn.1 South Front strwts
osite E U. WuidU'y and K. R. .Tones.
Stoves, House Furnishing Goods,
CROCKERY an-" OIVSSWARE,
j L A MPS in great variety.
BURNERS, WICKS, CHIMNEYS,
Pratt's Astral Non-Espiosive Oii, .
Machine and Train Oils.
We are now prppared to manufacture
Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware.
-Special attention given' to repairing. Qoofis
sold low and warranted to be as represented.
April 14 It d & w . . . . - , ..! .-f
J. J. Tolson & co.
(Second door Eas t from Railroad)
Receives GOODS by every Steamer.
The best of Potted
Best grades of Coffee, best
grades? Flour, best kettle
Very best selected BUTTER, Pore
Apple VINEGAR, SUGAR Of all grades
best Family GROCER IKS, of
Our country friends will find it to
their advantage to call and try our pri
ces before buying. All goods sold at
Goods delivered at any part of ?ity prompt
and free. Broad Street nffontl door east
rora Railroad. w Apr. 1,1-v
PEEP '()' DAY,'
"And Don't You Forget It,"
THAT E. WHITMAN'S EYE OPENERS
Middle Street, near Corner South Front,
NEW BERNE, N. C.
Next door to K. li. Jones'.
l.-i-. '- 1 w l i in.
ill. rAil i:,
B K i i; Y 8
M. :i; tH'i-s laUtn l'or Clotldll" tVoin
B0GERS, PEET & CO., N. Y.
Berry's Drug Store.
Parties buying for Cash, can buy
DRL G S , O A RDEN S ICE D,
Paper and Envi Iohs, Paints, Brush
es, Glass, Toy?, Wall Paper, and
many other things at bottom prices at
Berry's Drug Store. Afr. 9 ly w.
Brick BlockMiddlo Street, New Berne, LV. C.
" :AH Ooods in OnrJiue sold at the very lowest cash pric es. I'romt and strict at
tention paid te all or4(8 entrusted to .-our care. . ,
-t-r- - IjSw - o v
FEimiJSHSi; F()I1 Tl,E VALLCIUiLlv,:-,
'Now ready for delivery, the hSsiHloR of Stan17-01"3' "U'laMe loi
Tuniips; Potatoes and Wheat. ""x ! " ;;;
Will he sold for CASH or on TIM K at reasonriWU
0. E: FO' & 00T1mX
C. B.-FOY & COMPANV oiler to the trade : Lorillard.. ftiil Ax Uaihoad
Mills Sweet and Salt. Snn(t", at niauulacturer's prices, " , ' '-aprldifewl y
BERGNER & ENGEL'S
CELEBRATED BOTTLED LAGER BEER
FOR SALE BY THE CRATE.
Also on hand a full stqck of Groceries, Provisions, Cigars,
pn Froi.t ISrick Store. -MfllLU STISRKT, r''. w
Apr 1 d w ly ,
en'l Insurance Agt
KINSTON, NT (
Represents the following first-class companies :
NORTH BllITISli AKD MERCANTILE INSlFKANnK
FIRE ASSOCIATION OF PHI LAP E Ij PI 1 1 A,
WESTCHESTER OF NEW YORK,
GEORGIA1 HOME OF COLUMBUS,
NORTH CAROLINA HOME anl others.
Stores, dwellings, merchandise gius and farm property insured aainst loss oi
damage by fire, or lightning. ' AnliwSm
J. VV. J5AY1JSIS,
(ON EUROPEAN and
- " 4..-. ,
Bioaki'ust, 7 lot) ;:. liiin-r, 1 U
This Hotel is now open for the reception of guests ; is strictly first ( lass in ev
ery department, with everjAatilitv i'ci -amusement - (.'nxict Lawns, Surf Da Uiin,
ITislung, 'TSoatla' 'Ilu'ntiug; 'Sc. A full staff of polite and attentive-servants,
coupled with our long experience as hotel men, invini? every branch our pcrfounl
'supervision, will enable us to guarantee
10 EAGLE COTTON
20 GEORGIA "
Can get any make desired on short notice.
and Condensers with all riixs if desired.
sold by me. I am selling the bcstC0tt0IT
80 Watertown and ;() Eclipse Knines of (liflrrcnl,
any kind of Machinery on shortest notice will sell a
DON T FAIL TO S Eli M l
AND COTTON FACTORS ,
P.EIINE. . N. C.
CITY,, IT. C.
il ; Supi.t-i",
7 to .S:.iO.
notice, tlay r niJil.
full and entire satisfaction. Ma23dw.'m
arrived atrid still
wttv vrn-rv vein fiTNVINii ROT'J'OW. bAWlnlt liU'iiir.u, uu. u r ,.
if Tl 1l7 17 V lUT'i'
iiiti I in.'" 1
luwuii .iuu ru n vn m o
Clias. .H.' -
W II O t E S A
' - a
Flour, r - -Sugars,
MOLASSES & SYRUP-S, ;
T( ) Ii ACCO A"ND SNUFF,
Salt, Powder and Shot.; . 4,
. - .". . x ; . '. V "
Special attention of Country Dealers ia called to my Otock.
, SoitAgiu for the "EKTIlil?' WJJEAT FLO VIZ. '
4 Snmplra aoI prices kent by Mall, - ' ' -
ni -ri-i i-rm-r,-,-W wuriinmiivrpiinur- mtm t - - w - mm m
' T. iiiftlHG
T, A R (x E S T ; A
IN THE CITY. .
Roeps always in Stock . large duantitics rOiM L01TQ
CLEARS FLOUR, : SUGAR. COFFEE, 'SYRUP, ' -
!M!oTn.scs," Snit," Kdc. .
LOKI LLARD AND OAITi & AX SNUFF,
also a larc stock of
DRY GOODS, BOOTS, SHOES" and "ArbuckleVAricm
CRACKERS and CAKES an great variety. A large Stock of
NOTIOINS AIVI IJOSli;ii V
Wholesale buyers will find a large STOCK at lowest prices.
non'f fail to sec mo heforo yun Xnty HIIIlLi: HTIJIIirr,
Mar. 23 ly dw " 1 " ; ' Nkw Bebnk, N. C
mmm. m mm mm m.- rn -N v J '
-' - .' - ' - , .'-.
- ' 'n - I
10 50 and 00 saws.
I can furnish cotton Feeders, ; Cleaners
will give a wa'rantee r on "6vcry gin
in the south,
sizes booh U)
1, F l It O C 15 R
n (1 .
c- i t tMiiirHi'U" Jinu.
N 1)1 0 C D J! S T
rf PW "
SEND US YOU;? t.'JGI"
HESS CAND rc:7
. riMDr: .zx. -
PHIL AD TL PHI A.
comp-ad examine it. .'
arrive tanu( . can limusii
and on libcml terms.
Kinston, N. C.