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RA LEIGH, - - N. C. CITY, COUNTY AND GENERAL. HENRY L. ALSTON, . . Local Editor AND CITY COLLECTOR. tSFNoTICE. Subscribers whose time has expired, will please come forward and renew their subscriptions, or their names will be dropped, as the new management requires it. JggPMarriage and funeral notices, in ad vance, fifty cents. t5TStanding and transient notices, per line, five cents each insertion. . RALEIGH. N. C, JANUARY 80. 1897. ABOUT PEOPLE I0U KNOW. Miss Lavinia Palmer ia on the 6ick list. Prof. John O. Crosby was here this week. Sheriff J. M. Smith was here this week. Dr. J. E. Dellinger arrived here one day this week. C. C. McDonald will sell you real estate on liberal terms. Mrs. Daniel Howard, of Wilmington, keeps quite unwell. Miss M. M. Card well favored us with cash renewal this week. Mr. T. Glenn, of Greensboro, spent a day in the city last week. Rev. B. Young adds his name to our list cf subscribers this week. Mrs. R. J. Lacy, who has been very ill of la grippe, is improving slowly, Mr. A. R. Green, of M6rriavil!e, was in the city last Tuesday on business. Prof. H. E. ELagans, of Fremont, N. C, were among the arrivals this week. Hon. John T. Howe and several of the other members, visited their homes last Sunday. Miss Mary Phillips, who has been very ill during the past week, is improving rapidly. ' Master Alfred Howe, the son of Hon. J. T. Howe, is in the city for a few days on a visit. Lieutenant Governor Reynolds and Attorney-General WaJzer spent last Sun day at their homes. -Mr. R. C. Bitchelor, one of Louis burir's leading business men. was here one day this wtek. MeserVJ. VV. Chapin, W. E. White, S. M. Jones, Dr. Abbott and Rev. C. Dil lard were in the city last week. Mr. K. C Cone fillpd the position as head waiter at the Park Hotel for a week or two until Mr. Hunter ar rived. Rev. H. H. Boone, who hns been re siding for some time in the North, spent several daj s in our city this week. He called on us. Mr. Wesley T. Williams is now clerk in our office, in place of Mr. Edward G. Saulter, who is no longer connected with The Gazette. Mr. Sidney Jeffreys and Miss Sarah Jones were united in marriage by Jus tice H. H. Roberts, at his office, a few evenings ago. Don't forget to call at Mr. James Rich ardson's restaurant, on Wilmington street, for a number one meal when you get hungry. Mr. T. H. Hintoi, of the Eastern Hos pital, GoldsLoro, passed through here one day this week, en route to Greens boro on a visit. Mr. W. H. King can furnish jou with all kinds of fresh garden ee. d. When jou get ready to make jour purchase go to King's drug store. Hon. "R. L. Herbert, of Hayesville, N. C, was in town last week. Mr. Her bert is true Republican and a great advo cator of negro enterprise. Hon. John T. Howe, the very able and polite member from New Hanover, ordered The Gazette sent to Messrs. G. E. Green and Abram45.shop. Hon. B. J. Pt tree gave his order for The Gazette to be sent to Messrs. Chas. Covington, John Hill and Tom Good, of his county. Mr. Petiee is a solid Repub lican and a good Representative. All persons in the city of Raleigh who are due money to The Gazette for either subscriptions or advertisements will please make pasment to Mr. Henry L. Alston, our local editor and city collector. When you want money on city prop erty C. C. McDonald can get it for you on short notice. You don't have to wait a month and then be disappointed in getting it. Mrs. Ida M. Mitchell was called to Goldaboro on Saturday of last week to attend the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Lucy Rnsour, who was very ill. Mr. W. S. Mitchell and children accompa nied her. Mr R M. Hill and ex-Postmaster G. L. Geddens are the prominent candidates for the postoffie at Faieon. Both are good Republicans, and the appointment of either of these gentlemen would give satisfaction. Rev. II. H. Boone, of Troy, N. Y., is in the city. He is on a visit to his rela tives and friends in ' this State. Mr. Boone is quite an able minister of the Presbyterian Church. He is a graduate of Lincoln Univers ty. Mr. E. S. Walton, of Morganton, ia in the city attending the Legislature. Mr. Walton is oue of North Carolina's old lite Republican, and a pleasant gentle man to meet. He is a strong friend to The Gazette, and is always interested in its welfare. Wefailed.throughmistake, to mention the names of Mrs. Adora Perrj, Mr. Louis Young, Mrs. Matilda Polk, Mr. Dunn and Mrs. Belle Mitchell, as being present at the re ce tion and banquet given two weeks ago complimentary to the colored membeis of the General As sembly, &c. Ten cents a day carries five shares in the Raleigh Branch of the Sju'hern Building and Loan Association, worth $500 at maturity, and the beauty o it is you do not miss the small amount you pay monthly. Write to C. C. McDonald for literature explaining the matter in a nut shell. The bill introduced by Mr. Person, of Waj n?, to repeal the act providing a fund for the relief of firemen, who may.be in jured or rendered sick by disease con tracted in the discharge of their duty, brought many firemen to th city. Pres ident Capt. James D. McNiel,of Fayette ville, Chief Martin Newman, of Wilming ton, and Piesident, and Capt. Valentine Howe, of the Colored Association, came up Monday. Three colored boys were arrested and cartied before Justice Harry Roberts, a few da v s ago, upon a charge of assault upon a man by throwing stones. When they were brought before Judge Roberts he smiled, looked quUickally at tbe lit tle fellows, and remarked : "The court thinks these infants are wholly outside the jurisdiction of this court. The court cannot proceed further. Let the kids be carried back to their mammas." Do Yon Want Money t Don't pay until you get it. Don't fail to call on C. C. McDonald, as he can save you something. If he can't get it, "it can't be did." His charges are moderate. Hon H. P. Cheatham returned to the city this week. Do you want a home ? If ao, call on C. C. McDjnald. Hon. W. M. Person, of Louisburg, was here last Tuesday. Prof. Geo. A. Mial was a pleasant caller at our office this week. Mr. A. R. Green, of Morris ville, was in the city Tuesday on business. Hon. Valentine Howe, of Wilmington, spent two days here on business. ' Dr. H. C. Crosby was a .pleasant visi tor at The Gazette office this week.? Mrs. N. H. Mann, of Baltimore, Md., called at The Gazette office this week. Rev. Wm. Sutton, presiding elder of the Zion connection, passed through the city from Salibbury on hia way home in Henderson. Mrs. Augusta Wallace has moved her restaurant in the W. D. Upchurch build ing, on Wilmington street, up - stairs. Call on. her for a good meal. Don't forget to go to B. W. Upchurch's, to buy your groceries. He keeps all kind of heavy and fancy groceries at bottom prices. Call before buying elsewhere. Prof. R. A. Caldwell, of Dayton, Ohio, will lead to the hy menial altar Miss Laura L. Powell, of Gold Rock, on February 3, lb97, at Shiloh Baptist Church. The GA ZETTE extends its congratulations. Capt. J. D. McNeil, of Fayetteville, president of the white Firemens' Associa tion, and Capt. Valentine Howe, presi dent of a similar organization for the col ored firemen, with Capt. Martin New man, chief of the Wilmington Fire De partment, appeared before the House Fi nance Committee last Tuesday in opposi tion to the bill taking away their relief fund. The committee, after hearing them, reported unfavorably on tbe bill. We hope the House will sustain the com mittee. Our firemen must be protected. Fair and Square Dealing. This is what has cau-ed the success of C. C. McDonald in his Building and Loan and real estate business. He treats every body right, regardless of color; you never hear of any complaint. We take pleasure in recommending him to our readers. They can count on courteous treatment and the worth of their money every time. lion. John T. Howe Is a Candidate. Hon. J. T. Howe, our popular and very able representative, is being promi nently mentioned for the appointment of Collector of Port of Wilmington. There is une thing certain about Mr. Howe he is a "true blue" Republican, a gentle man, and is fully capable to fill the office with credit to himself, bis race, and with great satisfaction to the general govern ment. Death of Mrs. Anna C. Barney. The remains of Mrs. Annie C. Burney, sister of Mrs. Sal?m J. BelL were brought to Wilmington, N. C, Saturday morn ing, the 23rd, from Boston, Mass. She died at No. 113 Brooklyn street, Monday, January 18tb. The remains were met at the depot, and conveyed to the residence of Mr. S. J. Bell's, 313 S. 7th street. The funeral was preached at Ebernezer Bap tist Church, of which she was a mem ber. The remains were deposited in Pine Forest Cemetery. Prof. I. II. Smith In the City. Prof. Isaac H. Smith, of New Berne, N. C, was here for a day or two. last week, interested in the election of Sena tor Pritchard. Mr. Smith is hustling lively for the appointment of Recotder of Deeds at Washington, D. C. Mr. Smith is known as the colored banker of New Berne. It is said that he was the first negro to contribute to the last campaign fund. Mr. Smith said to us before leav ing the city : "I am the first McKinley man. I am strongly endorsed for the place, and feel sure of the appointment.' Why Not Own Your Home t You can easily do so by paying not much more than you are now paying rent, probably not as much. Ycuaskhow can this be done? C. C. McDonald has several nice places that he can give you 100 months' time on so much a month no interest at about rent rates. Call on him if you want a home ; he has them from $7 up per month. Dinner to the Old Folks. The Sisters of Mercy gave a very boun tiful dinner to the oik folks of the city January 6th at Royal Knights Hall. Pre ceding the repast public services were held at the Blount Street Baptist Church, which were conducted by Rev. J. J. Wt rids. Appropriate addresses were de livered by different divines. There were also striking remarks by Mrs. Adora Perry, Mrs. Myatt, Mrs. J. N. Conyard and Mrs. J. J. Worlds, president of the Faithful Circle Kings's Daughters and Sons. Quite 113 persons were given din ner and all Beemed to enjoy, and 121 din ners were pent out. making 234 in all. Mrs. Adora Perry, Chm'n. Mrs. J. N. Conyard, Sec. The Garfield School Purchase of the Watson Property. The school committee of Rileigh town ship are to be congratulated on tbe pur chase of the Watson property' for an en largement of the Garfield School. For more than four years this school has been so crowded from year to year that addi tional outside buildings and additional teachers have had to be employed. We understand that it is the purpose tf the committee to erect a commodious, mod ern school building upon the property and to equip it first-class. Mr. C. N. Hun ter, the principal, has been pushing the work for over five years and deserves well of our people for his earnest zeal. Prof. Howell is also to be thanked for his earnestness with which he has pushed this matter. Now let us have a grand school. lion. J. B. Mason, of Chapel Hill, a Candidate for Railroad Commissioner. Hon. J. B. M ison,' we learn, is a prom inent candidate for the appointment of Railroad Commissioner. He is very strongly endorsed for tbe place. Mr. Mason is a high-toned gentleman, and is a staunch Republican. He was educated at Trinity College, and was a Republican during his attendance at the University, and he has been an active one ever since. Mr. Mason is an able lawyer, and his many friends would like to, see him succeed to the appointment he is seeking. . Goldbsboro Notes. We were pleased to meet the follow ing persons while in Goldsboro a day or so lt week. M8r8. Z. M. L. Jeffreys, L. H Williams, W. E. Highamith.Tnos. Hawkins, who is one of Wayne county's best farmers, W. B. Pate, L. J. Payton, Joneph Scott, Mrs. Sarah Wolmsley, C. E. Evans, W. H. Pridgen, J. P. Thomp son, E. F. Faison and J. W. Lane. Mr. W. B. Pate is stiil doing a splendid busi ness. Mr. C. E. Evans ia conducting a nice restaurant on one of the popular streets. The la grippe is raging in the city. W. S. M. ' Go to Work. ' There are not offices enough to go round. If you ever have anything it is by saving. D.d jou know that two cents a day saved carries one share in the Raleigh Branch of the South ern Building and Loan Association, worth at maturity $100. See! See! C. C. McDonald, and take a few shares ; you will never regret it. In a short time you will have saved a nice nest-egg. - A Few Notes Gathered From Wilson, Goldsbcro, Dudley, Wallace and Rocky Point. Last week it was our pleasure to visit several towns in the east and meet our many friends and subscribers for the first time in this new year, 1897. wilson, if. c. Tuesday was spent in the enttrprising and thriving town of Wilson. Since the introduction of the growth of tobacco in this county the business growth of the town has been marvelous. As many as a dozen three to four story prize-houses and very near 'as many ware houses have been erected, and business men from different parts of the State, with their money, have come here and are doing prosperous business. Besides 1 there are a number of nice residences go ing up in various parts of the town. Mr. A. J. Townsend, one of the most experienced coopers in the town, has pur chased a lot, on which he is building a large shop and storage room. When com pleted he will be prepared lo run his busi ness on a larger scale. The teachers of the county are out teaching in various parts of the county. Like many other counties the per capita apportioned is greater this year than the previous year, which will lengthen the school term in each school district. Mrs. Sallie M. Barbour, Messrs A. J. C. Moore, Rev. M. Strickland, J. Scarborough, C. H. Bynum, B. R. Winatead, J. T. Deans, are teaching. Dr. Williams ia making for himself a nime in this town. He is building up a large practice. The people here speak well of him and are giving him their prac tice. Dr. Williams is a Rileigh boy. His friends here will be glad to hear of bis success. We called in the office of Register of Deeds and met Register G. H. Griffin, who is a true Republican and reads the Gazette. He, like all Republicans and a large number of Populists, was happy over the news of the re election of Sena tor J. C. Pritchard. Miss Clarrisa Williams, who has been in poor health all the summer, taxable to be up again. It was our pleasure to meet Mr. John H. Gaston, J. W. Rogers, A. J. Town send, G. H. Holden, A. J. C. Miore, Rev. M. Strickland. S. W. Barnes, O. R. Best, Jake Tucker, George W. Rogers. Richard Norwood, Mrs. J. Scarborough, Mr. Char lie Barbour. Mrs. Dellia Prs n and Mary Moore, Mr. Vick, Profs. G. H. Towe, S. A. Smith, L. H. Peacock. We are under many tharks to Mr. J. W. Rogers for kindness shown us while in Wilson. GOLDSBORO, N. C. The Superior Court, for the trial of criminal causes, was in session here, Judge Spencer B. Adams presiding, and Solici tor E. W. Pou looking afier the State. An important case was tried for an at tempt to wreck the Wilmington and Wel don passenger train near Goldsboro. About a year ago one of the parties turned State's evidence and the other was con victed and given five years in the State prison. Miss Lucy A. Smith, one of Wayne's popular lady teachers, is teaching about six miles from town. Miss Smith reports having a good school. Miss Julia A. Amee, of the graded school, says the attendttce at this time of the year is very laige, eaeh room hav ing all they poesibly can accommodate. Miss Amee is regarded by the superin tendents whom she has taught under as one of the best teachers of the State. We met Prof. A. L. Sumner on the cars coming from Warsaw last Monday. He saj s the Normal School is doing well. He feels much gratified at the work done in this school. Rev. H. Bell, pastor of the Zion Church, will move his family from Washington, N. C. here in the near future. Mr. Green Everett is very much inter ested in the formation of a good military company here at Goldsboro. He will no doubt take steps by which he can get one on foot. 1 DUDLEY, N. C. We stopped here a few hours and went out to visit Mr. W. E. Merritt's school. He has a full school and reports the prog ress good. Mr. Merritt was at one time connected wiih the News and Guide. Mr. J. F. Baker went to Raleigh Mon day. He will ask the present Legislature to incorporate the town of Dudley. The revival conducted in the Congre gational' Church by Rev. Johns has had marvelous effect throughout this com munity for good. WALLACE, N. C. This is one of the main shipping points for strawberries. The farmers are now- freparing straw, etc. , for the berries. The and along the line of the W. & W. R til road is tbe best in the State for trucking purposes. Rev. I. M. Powers was of much good to us in ge'ting subscribers at this place. Rev. Powers was the happiest man we met when he heard that senator Fritch ard had been re elected. Messrs C. N. Williams, J. R. Murray, H. F. McMilliao, T. T. Hall, L. L. Mal lard, D. E. Boney and Mies Gatsey Alder man favored us with renewals and new subscriptions. ROCKY POINT, N C. Rev. G. W. Gibbs and little eon left last Monday for a two weeks visit to his mother in Enfield. Rev. Gibts is pastor of the Methodist church here, this being bis second year. He has greatly endeared himself to his people. Mr. Wesley Jores is teaching school here. He is one of the leading; teachers of Pender County. Rev. W. B. F. Kor negay is also teaching about three miles from Rocky Point. Bro. Kornegay has ever been a faithful friend and supporter of the Gazette. He met us in Wilming ton and handed us the cash for a number of subscribers, of whom he secured their names and sent in. Why can't others do like Rev. Kornegay, and in this way help the Gazette? Mr. Harry Nixon handed us a cash re newal. We kindly thank t hosa who so prom ntly paid us for the Gazette. A. J. R. . Notes From Oxford. Mr. Editor: We, of the old historic town of Oxford, rejoice to know that you have your well won seat in -the General Assembly of North Carolina. We believe you to be well worthy of the honor, and wish you great success and final triumph. Our schools, taught by Rvs. W A. Pt tillo and G. C. Shaw and Miss Lilian B. Crews as principals, are well attended and in a flourishing condition. Rev. Pattillo is not leaving a stone un turned in -raising funds to rebuild the First Baptist Church of this place that was blown down last fall. He deserves aid from the brethren of the Baptist con gregations of the State. Rev. Pattillo had th honor of being invited to deliver the Emancipation Ad dress, January 1st, in Poittmouih, N. H. We learn from Northern papers that he did credit to both himself and the race. Our public school teachers all have the blues about now. The Democrats have enjoined the Board of County Commis sioners and they can't do any financial business until the court decides the case. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year, I am, Yours truly, J. B. K. Do You Enow Them t If So, Ask Them. - Who! W. G. Otey, Tom Donaldson, Charles Hoover, Jas. H. Young. R. H. W. Leak, Ruf Hackney, W. H. Mathews, Chas. N. Hunter, Arthur Gorham, Jonah Davis, Frank Debuam, Maurice Watts, and many others notmentioned, if they have not had business transactions with C. C. McDonald, and if they have not found him right up to the scratch every time. The Terms of Cooperation In 1896. On or about the tenth day of Septem ber, 1896. the Scate Executive Committees of the Populist and Republican parties entered into the following agreement as the basis of co-operation between them in the then pending campaign, viz.: The People's Party State Executive Committee and the Republican State Eie cutive Committee, in behalf of their re spective parties, affirming our devotion and fixed determination to support and maintain a free ballot and a fair count in all the elections held in North Carolina, snd pledging ourselves to the policy of upholding the principle of free and honest elections aimed at and provided for by the election laws enacted by the General Assembly of 1895, for the purpose of maintaining the act of the last General Assembly lestoring to tbe people the right of local self-government, enter into the following terms of co-operation: First. To equitably co-operate to se cure the election of members of the Gen eral Assembly pledged to these reforms. Second. That tbe Republicans concede to the Populists the candidates for Con- frees in the following districts: Third, ourth, Sixth and Seventh and the Popu lists reserve the right to name candidates ia the Second, Fifth and Ninth, the First and Eighth districts having asatiefactory adjustment through their respective Con gressional conventions. Third. That tbe Republicans support the nominees of the People's party for Secretary of State, Treasurer, Superin dent of Public Instruction and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. That the Populists support the nominees of the Republican party for Attorney-General, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and Judge of the Superior Court in the Fifth Judical District. Fourth. . The good offices of our re spective committees are pledged to ac complish the results aimed at in this agreement. Hal. W. Ayer, Chm'n People's Party State Ex. Com. lt.Xi. Caldwell, Z. T. Garrett, A. E. Holton, Chm'n Repulican State Ex. Com. L. T. Mott. R. O. Patterson, A. R. Middleton. Do You Want to Make Money IN 1897? If so, save all you can, stop this "on time' business by paying cash for your groceries, and save 25 per cent, on the dollar. B. W. UPCHURCH'S, 15 E. Hargett Street, Who downs competition in prices, as you win see in this price list: Green Coffee, VZ'A, 15 and 20 cts. per lb. Arbuckh Roasted C ffee, 20 cts. per lt. Ciesent Roasted Coffee, 20 cents pel lb. Pure Hog Lard, 1 cents per lb. Cream Cheese, 12 J cents per lb. B --t Northern Butter, 20 cents per lb. All Pork Sausage, 10 cents per lb. Sour Ki our, 4 cents per lb. Navy Beans, 7J cents per quart. Gold Dutet, large size, 20 cts. per package. Rice, 5 cents per lb. Vinegar, 30 cents per gallon. St-ir Lye, 3 boxes, 25 cents. Meal, 15 cents per peck; 95 cts. per sack. Starch, 5 centa per lb. Good Syrup, 30 cents per galjon. Two Bars Soap, 5 cents. Can Peaches, 10 cents. Flour of Grades at lowest prices. " Old Egerton Snuff and Tobacco always on hand. t , Give me a trial. B. W. UPCHURCH. J. FEOTLIi C0., Wholesale and Retail GROCERS, 222 Fayetteville Street, RALEIGH, N. C. The Largest and Best Stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries in the City. Quality the Best Prices the Lowest. LAND SALE. By virtue of power conferred on me by a certain mortgage deed executed by Robert A. Tucker, and duly recorded in Register of Wake County in Book No. 136, at page 477, 1 will offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash at the court house door in the city of Raleigh on Mon day, February 8, 1897. at 12 o'clock M., the land conveyed in said mortgage and described as follows, to-wit: Adjoining the lands of J. J. Overby, Becky John son and others, and bounded as follows: Beginning at a stone on Cabarrus street extended just north of the center of the house standing on the lot, a part of which is hereby conveyed; thence south through the center,pf the house to J. J. Overby's line; thence west with said line to the corner of the late Thomas Johnson's line; thence with his line north to Cabarrus street; thence east to the beginning. Said lot being the lot conveyed to the Raleigh Co-operative Building and Loan Association by Thomas Griffis, and by said Association to C rus Tucker. B. F. Montague, Mortgagee. Jan. 7. 1897 tds. ZtTOZR Fresh Norfolk Oysters, SERVED IN EVERY STYLE TRY A. BROWN, 113 E. Hargett St. ALSO - SOUPS, STEWS, ROASTS, And everything that can he had in a First-class Restau rant I GIVE ME A TRIAL. A. BROWN. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATRIX. Having qualified as Administratrix of Anna P. Smith, deceased, I hereby give notice to all persons having claims against said estate to present them on or before December 26th, 1897, or this notice will be plead in bar of their reovery. And all persons indebted to said estate are also notified to pay what is due by them to me. Sarah Jane Pettifoed, Administratrix of Anna P. Smith. Dec. 22. 1896. - 6w. Notice. In compliance with Article two, section twelve of the Const it ui ion of North Car olina, notice is hereby given that appli cation will be made to the General As sembly at the session to begin in January next for a passage of a law amending the charter of the City of Raleigh. This November 26th, 1896. Many Citizens. NFW SHOF erf i I SPECIAL 1 fll BARGAINS 'JIX 9 . IN .-, I . . 1 FINE 1 SiK I .FOOTWEAR. kggJ-.. Gl mi . Ml I 1 Men's Russia Calf. $1.98, $2.50 and $3.00. Mn8 Vici Tans, $3 50, $4.00 and $5.00. Men's Titan Calf, $5 00 and $6.00 Men's Black Calf, $2.00, $2.50 and $3.00. Men's Kangaroo and Cordevan, $4.00 and $5.00. Men's Patent Leather, $3.50, $4.00, $4.50, $5.00 and $6.00. Men's Buff and Satin Calf, $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50. Ladies' Dongola Kid, $1.00 to $1 75. Lndies' Fine Kid in Lace and Button, $2 to $4. Ladies' Patent-Leather Boots, $5.00. BEST LINE OF BOY'S MISSES AND CHILDREN'S SHOES IN RALEIGH. S. C. POOL, HISTORY OF THE NEGRO I S T 0 R Y FREDERICK IS YET ALIVE! N. H. MAN, of Baltimore, Md., ia Agnt for the State of North Card ma for all books pertaining to the colored race, viz.: The History of Frederick Douglass, Afro-American Press, Our Baptist Ministers and Schools, Story of Methodism, Gleanings of Popular Authors, Heart 0 Cloes, Bibles and Encyclopaedias. Every man's library ia incomplete without one of these vol umes. They treat up. n the progress of the negro race what it has done and is doing. Now ia your time to obtain a complete library. Don't let this o portunity go by. All orders promptly attended to. Give me a call. 0 F T H E N E G R 0 0 R A T O R SOX 222. KOTICE. Latta TJnsversity will be closed during the Christmas holidays for all the session for the purpose of rebuilding the bu ll inga that were consumed by tire last May, and also additional buildings. The Uni versity is located in the village of O er lio, N. C, one and one-half miles west of tbe capitol building in the city. The lo cation is the very best for a school, being out of the busy city, but within ea reach by means of the electric street cars. It is enough to say, that there has not been a single case of ceriuus illness since the establishment of the school. Each dormitory is heated by stoves and hearths, bo every necessary comfort is Fecured. The terms are very reasonable $7 50 per month. Those desiring to reduce their expenses by work will be taken at the lowest possible rates: young men $6 40 per .month ; young women $5.40 per month; day Btudents $1 per month. A small incidental fee will be charged. The school will reopen on the 7th day of October, 1897. Our purpose is to make it one of the largest schools in the South for the race. Law and Medicine will be added. The institution is wholly non sectarian in its religious instruction or influence. Yet earnest attention will he given to Bible study, -applying its truths to daily life and conduct, that a thorough Christian character may be obtained. It is open to all students of either, sex. None but competent teachers will be em ployed. For further information, address the President, Rev. M. L. Latta, D. p. I will letve for the North and Europe the latter part of December or the first of January, and will return time enough to have buildings completed by the re opening of the school. The University will contain eight buildings. dec. 56 m. BELL & PICKENS, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in and Shippers of Fish, Shad, Oysters, Spring Vegetables. SALT FISH A SPECIALTY. ALL GOODS GUARANTEED. Front St Market, Wilmington, N. C Albion Academy STATE NORMAL AND INDUSTRIAL, SCHOOL, FRAKKLINFON, H. C. ' NEXT SESSION OPENS OCT. 5th, 1896. LOCATION. This School is located on an elevation overlooking the city, healthful all the year round. DEPARTMENTS. Academic, Preparatory, Primary and Industrial. DORMITORIES. The dormitory for girls Is under the supervision of the lady teachers, and that for boys of the male teachers. TERMS. Tuition, free. Board, lodging and washing, f 15 per session of eight months. For catalogue and further information, address - Rev. JOHN A. SAVAGE, D. D., President, raANKLINTON, n. a TORF ! These Styles come in all the New Toes, I and are 25 to 40 per cent lest than same goods can be bought elsewhere. nUu s-B- MORRIS, STREET. MANAGER. a ORATOR. DOUGLASS F R E D E R I G K D O TJ G L A RALEIGH. N. C. FREDERICK DOUGLASS JAMES S. LANIER, Attorney at Law, WINSTON, N. C. WAITINGFOR YCU! MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING, CENTS' FURNISHING GOODS. HATS. Etc. have never been sold so cheap as jou caa get them right now of CROSS & LINEHAN, 210 Faetterille St., RALEIGH. N. C. a-Members of the General Assembly wfll do well to give us a call. APEX NORMAL AND COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE, APEX, NORTH CAROLINA. Fall term beg ns October 1st. Beauti ful and healthful location. About five minutes' walk east f depot. Excellent water. School of high grade for both sexes. Q od discipline, full courses of study normal, theological and colle giate. Special attention to instrument al and vocal music. A corps of competent teachers has been selected. Terms: Tui tion $1.50 per month in advance. Good board can be procured from $5 to $6 per month. For further information address the Principal, W. II. Morris, B. D., Apex, N. C. A. J. BRANCH, HENDERSON, N. C, Contractor and Builder ALL WORK GUARANTEED. REFERENCES: D. s. Smith, J. T. Williams, D. W. Hardy, Greenville, N. C Fnrnitnre Repair Shop. MATTRESS MAKING AND UPHOLSTERING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. Makes Folding beds and Bldebourds. PERFECT WORK GUARANTEED. R. S. JACKSON, 608 East First Street, Charlottc, N. C faugIS 8ml This is Convenient, ONLY ONE BLOCK FROM THE STATE CAPITOL. "When you want firat-class Board and Lodging, call at 108 Eaet Hargett Street. We keep warm meaU at all hours. Polite waiters, rooms well furnished. Every thing will be pleasant for the guests at a low price. Mrs. ELIZABETH GRIFFITH, Prop., 103 . Hargett Street. t27"Give us a trial. THE PROPER THING TO DO Especially In buying Food is to deal with a responsible concern, one that you are sure will sell you nothing that ia not good; whose prices are reasonable, and stock always fresh and up to date. The above description, with all due modesty, we think fits our establishment. We have food for the Epicure, for the Djspeptic, food for all classes and con ditions. Polite and intelligent salesmen to show and sell you; accommodating porters and drivers to deliver to you. All goods warranted and promptly de livered. The finest Flour, Butter, Coffee and Tea our specialties. W.C.STR0HACH&S0I1S WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL GROCERS. Telephone No. is. GLOBE CLuTHIHG HOUSE! Cor. Wilmington and Market Streets p. polite Market.) The Globe Clothiko House is Ral eigh's new nter pr it, w hicb is daily oom ing into promint-nce winning the favor of th grt-at economic purchasing public, from i he fact you can huy firsi-clas goods from there at prices to suit the tiines clothing, hats, shoes, etc. and uur people appreciating this feature have began to give them their patronage. In stock will he Ulster Storm-coat, Overcoats and" Suitings in the latest and most improved styles, made from foreign and domestio goods for Men, Youths and Children, which are being offered at prices which cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Take advantage of the special inducements in prices this week; call and compare both goods and price of this store with others and convince yourself of the fact that , you can save fifty cents on the dollar by buying from tnem. J. M. KOHN, Manager. FOR EEPA1IU5C? ' Sewing MacMnes.Orguis, Accordtac, WIITI OX CALL OR J. D. CRUDUP, No. 1 15 K. Hsrgeett St., Raleioh, N. C. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. St. Augustine's School, RILEIGH, H. C. Collepate Depariit under graduates of Oberlin, Mary ville and Yale Colleges. Normal aui Preparatory Departieits " under careful teachers. TERMS: $7 per month (Incidental Fes $2 per year). , Most students pay $5 M CaSll and $2 in work. Students may work their way and go to school at night. Training School fob Nurses. Board and tuition free. Trade School. Instruction in build, ing, plastering, cooking and dressmak ing. Board and tuition free. Rev. A. B. HUNTER, PrincipaL Tie Agricttltnral and Mechanical College, Gree7isboro, N. C, Offers a thoroughly practical course of instruction and industrial training to the Colored Youth of tbe State, Unsurpassed Facilities. Low Terns. Each County entitled to one or more Free ' T uitioa Students. For further information or catalogue, apply to Jas. B. Dudley, President Sept 19, 4 mos. DURHAM CITY DIKING HALL, Is where you will find a' commodious dining-hall, No. 117 Peabody street, where you can at all hours be served with a well-prepared meal and lodging af low. est pricea. I can also furnish the r-vbli with fine and flrst-claas oysters. Pil vate families can send in their orders aud iney win oe promptly attended to. . o. MoAllxstks. 6m. No. 119 Pmhnrlr Rt, OLD RELIABLE HOUSE! Those deirtng Go. d Board and Lodg ing at reasonable rates, will find the same by calling at the "Dunston Ilouae," No. 804, corner Mirtin and Harrington Sta.. near Union dtpot, lUMgh, N. C. Mrs A. E. Dunston, Proprietress. BARBER SALOON. When in need of a Hair Cut or a Shave call on Harthan & Counsel, the Bar bers, of Wilmington, N. C. They are first-class and polite in every particular. You will find them at 821 N. 4 th S treat. When in the city call on them.