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RALEIGH, - - N. C.
HENRY L. ALSTON, . . Local Editor
37" NOTICE. 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.
t37"Marriage and funeral notices, in ad
vance. Jifty cents.
"Standing and transient notices, per
line, five cents each insertion.
RALEIQH. N. C., FEBRUARY 27. 1897.
Miss Etta Smith is still on the sick list.
Rev, H. Pair was in the city Tuesday.
Mr. J. F. Haywood gave us a call Sat
urday. Solicitor C. M. Bernard was here last
Judge H. O. Ewart was in our city last
J. R. Ferrall's is the place to buy fancy
Rev. B. Young arrived in the city a few
days ago.
Rev. J. W. Wood is spending a few
days in the city.
Mr, R. J. Jones favored us with cash
renewal this week.
Mr. Amos Morgan renewed his sub
scription this week. '
Dr. R. 1. Walden and Rev. S. G. New
som are here this week.
Mrs. Jack Moring is out again after a
bad attack of the grippe.
Hon. A. J. Walker, of Wilmington,
wts in the city this week.
Mr. C. C. Baker, of Scotland Neck, ar
rived in the city Tuesday.
Mr. J. J. Perkins, of Greenville, is in
the city again, on business.
Representative J. T. Howe spent Sun
day at his home in Wilmington.
Dr. J. E. Shepard was on the streets of
our city again during this week.
Hon. Dred. Wimberley, of Tarboro,
came to the city again this week.
Hon. H. P. Cheatham and Rev. Joseph
Russell came to the city Tuesday.
- Superintendent M. C. S. Noble, of Wil
mington, was in the city tnis wees.
Rev. Jackson, of Wilmington, is
in the city visiting Rev. J. E. King.
General traveling agent W. S. Mitchell
went to the Newbern Fair this week.
Mr. Washington Green, of Morrisville,
came to the city Monday, on business.
Mr. Geo. Sanders, of Johnston county,
was here Tuesday with market produce.
Our Congresaman-elect, G. H. White,
spent a day in the City of Oaks last week
Mr. James Boyd of this city, is happy
once a day. That time is 7:30 o'clock
A. M.
If you want fine family grrceries, go
to H. S. Strickland's on So. Fayetteville
Turn the rascals out from "cellar to
garrett." "To the victors belong tho
Prof . J. A. Savage, of the State. Nor
mal School, Franklinton, was in the city
- President Meserve has gone on an ex
tensive trip North in the interest of the
Rev. C. H. Williamson, of Charlotte,
is in the city looking after some educa
. tional lines. "
Mr. A. R. Green, cf Morrisville, and
W. H. Leigh, Forestville, were in the
city Monday.
Ex Senator Wimberly, of Tarboro, N.
C, spent a dy or so in the city on busi
ness last week.
Hon. Tyre Glenn and Prof. S. D. Mc
Iver, of Greensboro, were among the ar
rivals last week.
Mrs. Squire Holman has been quite sick
for two weeks, but we are glad to note
she is improving.
Rev. J. A. Whitted arrived in the city
Tuesday from, the Eastern part of the
State and Norfolk.
Ex-Representative P. A. Sorrell, of
Cary township, was in the city one day
last week on business.
President Meserve now have the
grounds at Shaw University and Chapel
lighted with electrity.
Miss Demie P. Dixon, of Wilmington,
passed through the city Tuesday on her
way to Kittrell school.
Mr. B. W. Upchurch keeps fresh gro
ceries on hand. Call and keep calling, if
you want to make him laugh.
The life and time of Fred. Douglass
was exhibited at First Baptist Church on
Monday night, by H. Charles Pope.
Mr. Thos. W. Hawkins has returned to
Warren ton to live. He has been residing
in the town of Weldon for some time.
Mrs. Octavia Rhone, who has been very
ill for some time, is yet in a deplorable
condition. We truss she may recover
Both the white and colored institutions
for the Deaf, Dumb and the Blind kept
Monday (Washington's birthday) as a
Mr. R. D. Littlejohn, editor of theATeie
Light. Columbus, Miss., was in the city
last week. From here he went to Wash
ington City.
Mr. Peter Finch had his fortune told;
but he is not satisfied with it. He wants
his money, please. "It is complicated,"
says Mr. Finch.
Mr. and Mrs. David Thompson were
made glad, Friday, about half-past eleven
o'clock. It is a fine little fellow, weighing
about ten pounds. '
Our general traveling agent, W. S.
Mitchell, left the city on Tuesday to at
tend the Newborn Fair, and also to see
' after the Gazette's interest.
Mr. R. D. Littlejohn, editor of TlieNew
Light, at Columbus, Miss. , was in our city
last week. Mr. Littlejohn is on a visit to
his old home, Warrenton, N. C.
Mr. L. L. Hoyett, of Jackson, N. C, is
among the most efficient clerks in the
Legislature. He is courteous and clever,
and is also a perfect gentleman.
Dr. M. W. Alston, of Asheville, arrived
in our city last week. He had business
with the Governor. Dr. Alston left here
to visit his old home, Louisburg, N. C.
Prof. D.'B. Green passed through our
city last Sunday on his return to Durham
county, where be is teaching school. He
had been to Franklinton to visit his peo
ple. Mr. B. M. Montague and Mr. James A.
Wadkins were in the city last Saturday.
They are both teachers. Mr. Wadkins
brought us the subscription of Miss Cora
They were joined together Thursday
night of last week. Mr. Louis Haywood
and Miss Carrie Hall were pronounced
husband and wife. They now live on S.
McDowell street.
Mr. H. T. Smith, of Durham, has en
larged his restaurant on Main street, and
so arranged it so as to have two nice din
ing balls one for colored and the other
for whites. Give him a call.
Prof. J. B. Dudley, President of the
A. & M. College at Greensboro, N. C,
called at our oflice Thursday of last week.
Prof. Dudley is a gentleman and worthy
of the position he holds.
Judge Spf ncer B. Adams arrived in
the city last Sunday.
Mr. Alex. Hunter, of Six Forks, was
here on business last Saturday.
Hon. A. E. Holton, of Winston, arrived
in the city Monday of this week.
Miss Mamie Dunstnn and Mies Lula
Hines called at our office last week.
Hon. A. J. Walker, of Wilmington, is
in the city, looking on the Legislature.
Wake Superior Court convened here
last Monday, Judge Spencer B. Adams
Hon. J. H. Arrington, cf Halifax Co.,
delivered a very able sermon at the Fay
etteville Street B tptist Church last Sun
day night. We hope to have the reve
rend gentleman visit all of our churches
before leaving the city.
The R'. Rev. Bishop Cheshire will con
duct coiifirmation services at St. Ambrose
Episcopal Church Sunday night. Ser
vices begin at 8 o'clock. A cordial invi
tation to all visitors is extended by the
pastor, Rev. J. E. King.
The Blount Street Baptist Sunday
School Choir gave an entertainment at
the residence of Mr. Lewis Hall's Friday
night of last week. Ako one ac Mrs.
Temple's on the same night. The latter
was given by the church.
Who was it that was so very cruel as
to dupe our Parson Leak, on such an im
portant and popular occasion as the inau
guration, which is to take place on the 4th
of March? The question now is. where
did the parson get i hat invitation ?
Thursday night of last week Mr. J. P.
Hunter and Miss Anna Swell was joined
together in holy matrimony, at the resi
dence of Mrs. Swell's. Waiters Mr. R.
D. Wall, Miss Matilda Morgan, Mr.
S. V. Evans and Miss Mattie Hunter.
Rev. D. J. A vera was in the city Sit
urday and, by his enterprise and influ
ence, brought us the subscriptions of
Messrs. Rasmus and Lorenzo Ray, for
one year each, to the GaZKTTE. Rev.
Avera is teaching school in Middle Creek
A young fellow entered the Ex
celsior Laundry Friday evening of last
week, and when asked what he wanted,
he said he desired to have a plank dressed
in fine style. The purpose for which he
demanded the plank dressed could not
be ascertained.
Mrs. John Washington will leave the
city Sunday night for Washington, D. C,
where she will remain a few days, visit
ing relatives and friends, also to witness
the inauguration of President-elect Mc
Kinley. We wiih her much pleasure
and a safe return.
Sheriff C. Call, of Wilkes County, was
in the city this week. Sheriff Call is a
prominent candidate for the appointment
of U. S. Marshal for the Western District.
He is a joung and true Republican. This
element should not be overlooked in the
distribution of patronage.
The Press Visitor is always newsy and
very spicy, and it conveys the evening
news to its readers with great prompt
ness. The editors generally deal pretty
fair with the colored people, to be a Demo
cratic paper. They do not always speak
of negroes in a slanderous way as the
News-Observer doss.
Arrivals in the city this week: J. F.
Baker, of Dudley; Rev. J. W. Perry, of
Tarboro; Rv. T. O. Fuller, of Fran kiin
ton; Drs. M. T. Pope and M. W. Alston.
Dr. Alston spent Sunday with relatives
at bis old home in Louisburg. Dr. Pope
also spent a few days at his former home
in Rich Square, with relatives.
Hons. U. R. Rawles, J. H. Dancey, E.
E. Bryan, Scotland Harris and W. B.
Henderson are among the able and duti
ful members of the Legislature. They
have been prompt in attendance, and
have looked out faithfully for the inter
est of their constituents at home, who
may feel proud of their Representatives.
Hon. M. F. Thornton was here last
week, and took a peep in on the Legisla
ture. Mr. Thornton has represented his
people in the Legislature, and for several
terms been eleced in his County Regis
ter of Deeds. He was also again elected
Register by an overwhelming majority.
Mr. Thornton is popular with his people
at home.
Leak Was Sot Invited by McKinley.
On Sunday week ago Rev. Leak an
nounced from his pulpit that he had been
invittd by President-elect McKinley to
come to Canton, and accompany him to
Washington, when he leaves to be inau
gurated. We knew this statement to be
untrue for many rpaeons, but in order to
satisfy the loyal Republicans as well as
the public generally of the falsity of the
statement; we addressed a letter to Maj.
McKinley on the subject, and received
the following reply:
William McKinley.Canton, Ohio,
February 18, 1897.
Hon. James H. Young,
The Gazette, Raleigh, N. C.
Dear Sir: Yours of the 16th inst., in
regard to the Rev. R. H. W. Leak, has
ben received.
Most assuredly the reverend gentleman
is the victim of a thoughtless practical
joker. He has not received an invitation
from Major McKinley to accompany him
from Canton to Washington.
Yours very truly,
James Boyle,
Private Secietary.
This ehould set the matter at rest. We
announce now once for all that whenever
one of these renegade fellows who voted
against Russell or Young undertakes to
first himself upon the powers that be that
we shall pull the cover off of him. The
traitors to the Republican cause and its
nominees in 1896, as in the past, shall be
uncovered. Just as the trees fell in 1896,
so shall they lie in 1897. Don't forget that
fact, gentleman. .
Representative Daffy Calls Republican
and Populist Parties PIe llntiterv."
Representative Duffy, from Onslow
county, calls the Republican and Popu
list parties "pie-hunters." We will in
form Mr. Duffy that when the Demo
crats came in power they unceremo
niously kicked every Republican out of
office, and took charge of them them
selves. Would it not be fair for us to
take charge of the offices since we have
tried for eighteen or twenty years to beat
Jrour party's tricks and frauds, and at
ast have succeeded ? And again, don't
you think that what is sauce for the
goose should be sauce for the gander?
Mr. C. T. Bailey Resigns.
On last Monday Mr. C. T. Bailey placed
his resignation as Assistant Adjutant
General of the State Guard in the hands
of General Cowles, which was accepted.
The resignation was the result of dis
cord in the Guard. Mr. Bailey says " I
could not stand the appointment of a
Democrat as Commissary General, and
as my associate." .
To All Travelers!
Your attention is invited to the changes
of time-table on the Seaboard Air-Line,
whose new schedule is shown in this
issue. By this change a much more con
venient train service is offered you, and
points hitherto inaccessible are now con
veniently and quickly reached by the
through vestibuled and express trains of
this great system. Both the "Atlanta
Special" and " S. A. L. Express" now
connect at Atlanta, southbound, for New
Orleans, Mobile, Montgomery, Selma,
Pensacola, Macon, Florida, Birmingham,
Chattanooga, Nashville, Memphis, Texas,
Mexico, and Pacific Coast. The slight
northbound changes are also shown. Be
fore arranging your trip, call on one of
the Seaboard agents, and you won't re
gret it.
Shaw University. -
In the past few weeks many material
changes have been made at Shaw Uni
versity, and still other improvements are
under construction or contemplation.
President Meserve has shown great dili
gence, enterprise and taste in the altera
tions and additions which have been
Two large electric arc lights have been
placed on the grounds, bo that they are
well lighted at all times of the night.
The walks have been grfatly improved
and a better drainage of the grounds is
to be provided, which will greatly add to
the handsome and attractive appearance
of the buildings.
But the interior of the buildings have
not been forgotten; the absolute necessi-
ties of the different buildings have not
been sacrificed for the outward appear
ance. Neat dtsks and chairs have sup
planted the crude benches in the recita
tion rooms in Estey Hall. The walls
have been wainscoted, anl blackboards
added, extending entirely around the
The kitchen and dining-hall have un
dergone quite a transformation. The
kitchen is now connected with the city
water-supply and the sewerage system.
Many changes in the dining-hall were
imperative. Some of the posts support
ing the floor of the room were found
badly decayed, and had to be replaced.
President Meserve is anxious to make
further alterations in this hall, and,
while there is room for other improve
ments, yet the room now presents a vary
clean and appetizing appearance
The University Hall or chapel has been
greatly improved. Instead of the lamps,
which swung from the ceiling, two rooms
of electric lights, five lights in a row,
have been placed. The room has also
been artistically and tastefully painted,
so that the chapel is now one of the most
attractive college halls in the State.
Bath-rooms and closets have been ar
ranged in cne of the dormitory buildings,
thus dispensing with any objectional
buildings oo the grounds.
A visitor to Shaw University is im
pressed with the practical manner in
which the manual training department
is conducted. Carpentering is taught,
together with free hand drawirg, and
work is also done in the blacksmith shop.
The chairs, furniture, etc., are repaired
in these shops.
One new feature has been added to the
medical department, which promises to
prove a blessing both to the students and
to the poor colored people of this place.
Consulting and operating rooms have
been fitted up adjoining the medical
building. Here, colored people who are
unable to pay for medical treatment, can
have attention from the students who
are studying medicine under the direc
tion of the instructing physician.
A dispensary is connected with this
department, where medicine is furnished
to these unfortunate persons free of
chargo. This gives the students a prac
tical knowlege of medicine and of phar
macy. Shaw University is now in a flourish
ing condition, so far as the number of
students goes. There are now 352 en
rolled in all departments.
Rocky Mount Grits.
That aflat le, and ever friend-making
gentleman, Mr A. J. Rogers, of the Ga
zette, was in our town during the week,
to pee the Gazette subscribers.
Mr. J. W. Watson, of Whiaker's. his
found an attraction in Rocky Mount. We
wirhhold her Dame.
Mrs. Richard Killebrew, of Tarboro, is
visiting Mrs. Flowers Staton.
We think an educational meeting should
be called, and the Legislature asked to
give us a joint school district out of Nash
and Edgecombe counties. Let us try for
a good school we need it.
Miss Florida Lindsey gave a very en
joyable social to her many friends last
Monday night. Mr. Mills was there.
We think if the present Legislature
wouln repeal the six percent interest law,
that capital would again look its way
into our State.
Mr. M. M. Hines and the grippe have
had a conflict. Mr. Hines got the better
of it, and is out again.
We are very sorry to note the continued
illness of Miss Priscilla Macklin. We
hope she may soon recover.
Rev. J. W. Perry, of Tarboro, passed
through last Saturday.
We regret to have again to record the
death of another one cf Mr. W. H. Har
ris's sons. Little Richard, his' son, de
parted this life last Tuesday night, just
one month and three days after bis
brother Oliver's death. We sincerely
condole with the family of the deceased
on the dispensation with which it has
phased Divine Providence to afflict them,
and commend them for consolation to
Him, who orders all things for the best,
and whose chastisements are meant in
We are also pained to note the death of
Mrs. Jane Harvey, which sad event oc
curred on last Wednesday night. She
was a devoted Christian lady and loved by
all who knew her. We extend our con
dolence to the bereaved husband and son,
and say
There, in the shepherd's bosom,
White as the drifted snow,
Is the mother we missed this morning,
From the household flock below.
The following students from Rocky
Mount are attending the Industrial School
at Enfield: JohDn'e Battle, Rosa Cobb and
Maggie Davis. We hope to see more at
tending another term.
Rev. L. J. Melton and Rev. Mock
Mathewson held services at their churches
on last Sunday.
Rev. Kelly is making a fine impression
upon our people. He is going to do a
good work. W. S. A.
Eastern Snap Shots.
The present calls for " gentlemen " of
lofty ideals in presenting a worthy cause,
and the men and women of character,
not alone in the schools of Edgecomte
but in other callings, commend Prof.
Logan D. Howell for his creditable men
tion of the county before the Committee
on Education.
There are five colored schools against
three white in Rocky Mount Township,'
and each house had 3 months school
during the last two school years, making
about 174 months a year to the township.
Average salaries last term $30 per month.
The average length of school term for
each house in the entire county was, up
t o July, 1895, about six months tor colored
and two or three days less for the white.
Well! truth is golden and will win.
Wm. McKinley will be President after
Wednesday next; Hon.. George H. White
will be Congressman. This gentleman
has from start to finish been a McKinley
and Pritchard man, like Young".
That is a huge joke that is going the
rounds of the press -that had it not been
for Hon. the negro members of
the General Assembly would have bolted
Pritcbard. The prets forgot that Young,
Howe, Arrington and Henderson are
among the negro members.
Line up, gentlemen, for your pie, but
don't forget that the North Carolina dele
gation will work in harmony with each
other regardless of false impressions,
and outside of the delegation the orig
inal McKioly-Pritchard workers, led by
Young, Hannon, Denny, Wadlell and
Middleton, are first. Ah! Register and
Recorder combine, please see!
Miss Florence Randolph is in the
"Boro" visiting Miss Delia White.
Rev. J. S. Sills is again in the 4 Boro."
And they do sav that Hon. Geo. W.
Murray, of South Carolina, is in the field
for Recorder of Deeds. There is a dozen
and one candidates in North Carolina
for positions -that they know they can't
get, simply to defeat the other. There
are some distinguished blue-coat men
who said that McKinley would not be in
it, but now are ready to push the orig
inals in the creek to get a place. This
writer started out a Reed follower, but
caught sight of the political weather
" Mr. Thomas Shields, of Halifax, waa
in the "Boro" last week, taking the ex
amination for the Lawrence public school.
One hundred thousand dollars should
be voted to public schools.
Esse Quam Vedire.
Polloksrille Items.
The appointment of Rev. R. G. Smith
to the A. M. E. Z. Church at this place
is proviDg.a success. He is carrying
things before him gently.
An aged veteran departed this life the
7th inst. (Bro. John Willie). He was a
consistent member of A. M. E. Z. Church
for more than thirty years. He died in the
faith. Our sympathy to the bereaved
wife and children.
Prof. J. H. B. Lane, of Franklinton
College, closed a short term of free school
the 12th inst.
Mr. R, O'Hara, attorney, of Newbern,
failed to come Saturday. We feel proud
of his preparing to practice in our little
town. He will do much good in his vo
cation. The writer was at his home Saturday
on business of post-office aspiring, which
is sure to be, from the future, bright.
We, the readers of the Gazette, feel
S roud of our negro paper, edited by J.
. Young, the negro political leader. It
is a paper of the times. Find enclosed
$1.50 $1.00 for Mr. Benjamin Simmons
and fifty cents more to my credit.
H. S. Kemp.
lion. Richard Elliott a Candidate for the
Edenton Postofflce.
- Hon. Richard Elliott is a candidate for
the appointment of postmaster at Eden
ton. Mr. Elliott is an old -line Republi
can and a clever gentleman. He has
served his party faithfully. Mr. Elliott
has the confidence of his people at home,
or else they would not have sent him
here to the Legislature to represent
them. He will make an excellent good
officer, if he should be appointed, we feel
Dead In his Tracks Excitement Al
most a Lynching.
Newbern, N. C, Feb. 23. In s'ght of
500 or more men, women and children on
the grand stand and a hundred men in
side the track, a negro was shot down in
cold blood on the race track about 2:15
o'clock this afternoon. The greatest ex
citement for a few minutes prevailed and
it looked at first like a lynching would
occur from the beams in front of the
grand stand, from which the lady trapeze
athlete had suspended her bars.
Jim Washington, colored, rubber-down
for Geo. Bennett's horses, was shot three
times by Charles Bobo, another colored
man, with the stables .of T.W. Foster, of
Augusta, Ga., and almost instantly killed.
From all that could be learned it seem
ed an unprovoked and cold-blooded mur
der. This morning Bobo was leading
Guy fly around for exercise. The horse
is vicious and jumped at Bibo and knock
ed him down. AH the jockeys and stable
boys gave Bobo the laugh He cursed the
crowd, but especially Washington, to
whom be said, " Damn you, I'll kill you
to day for laughing at me." This after
noon just as the horses were finishing the
last lap in the second heat of the 2:50
class the people in the grand-stand were
startled by a crack of a pistol. At first it
was thought a pneumatic tire had burst
ed, then two other shots rang out in rapid
succession. Bobo had renewed his fusa
with Washington and killed his man.
Just preceding the shooting Washing
ton had mads the remark in the presence
of a crowd of stable boys that Rivett had
won the fiist heat, which was very close.
Bobo said Eliz won it. Washington con
tended Rivett won, when Bobo without
further provocation called him most foul
names and struck Washington in the
mouth, saying, I will kill you." Suit
ing his words to the action he whipped
out a thirty-two calibre pistol and fired
at his prey, wounding him in the jaw.
Jim ran, with Bobo after him. The latter
fired two more shots, the first of which
hit bim in the back of the head and the
last in the back, piercing his lungs, which
was the fatal shot. Washington ran
seventy-five yards and fell just in front of
the judges' stand. The crowd of men
got hold of Bobo and cried, "Lynch
him, lynch him 1" Several policemen and
Sheriff Ilahn ran up and, handcuffing the
prisoner, they drew pistols and the crowd
fell back. Fully a hundred men followed
the officers and prisoner to the race track
entrance, insisting that he be lynched.
Washington died in five minutes, while
a morbid lot of men, women and children
hung over the grand-stand railing look
ing at the blood flowing from mouth,
ears and wounds. The body was remov
ed, and the races, which had been sus
pended a few moments, were on again.
As soon as the awful tragedy fixed itself
on the minds of the ladies in the grand
stand many of them left. Several had
fainted. It was miraculous no one else
was killed and but for the true and dead
ly aim of the murderer a more fearful
tragedy might have resulted. Bobo shot
at Washington as he fled through the
crowd of men on the track and boys and
men along the fence. Blood from his
wounds splashed on shoes and pants of
others as he ran.
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the Best Goods at the Lowest Prices, as you can see in
this price-list:
Choice Green Coffees, 12, 15 and 17 cts.
per lb.
Roasted Coffee, 20c. lb.
Arbuckle Coffee, 20 cts. lb.; 6 lbs. for $1.
Pure Hog Lard, 7c. lb.; 30-lb. tubs 6c
per lb.
Lump Starch, 5c. per lb.
Two Boxes Blueing, Sc.
White Fish, 5c. per lb.
Mackeral, 10c. per lb.
One Dozen Boxes Matches, 5c.
Good Molasses, 25c. per gallon.
Vanilla Syrup, 30c. per gallon.
Cream Cheese, 12 cents per lb.
. All grades of Flour at lowest prices.
Edgerton Snuff has no equal.
Latta Unsversity will be closed during
the Christmas holidays for all the session
for the purpose of rebuilding the build
ings thac were consumed by tire last May,
and also additional buildings. The Uni
versity is located in the village of Qber
lin, N. C.,one and one-half miles west of
the capitol building in the city. The lo
cation is the very best for a school, being
out of the busy city, but within easy
reach by means of the electric street cars.
It is enough to say, that there has not
been a single case of serious illness since
the establishment of the school. Each
dormitory is heated by stoves and hearths,
so every necessary comfort is secured.
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 students $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 be
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. D.
I will le-ive 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.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers
in and Shippers of
Fish, Shad,
Spring Vegetables.
Front St. Market, Wilmington, N. C.
Albion Academy
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
la under the supervision of the lady teachers,
and that for boys of the male teachers.
TERMS. Tuition, free. Board, lodging and
washing, 115 per session of eight months.
For catalogue and further Information,
Rev. JOHN A. SAVAGE, D. D., President,
These! Styles
come'in all
the New Toes,
and are 25 to 40
per cent lets than
same goods can ba
bought elsewhere.
Bast Northern Butter, 20 cents per lb.
Breakfast Strips, 10c. per lb.
Country Hams, 10c. per lb.
Light Brown Sugar, 5c. per lb.
Rice, 5c. per lb.
Granulated Sugar, 5Jc. per lb.
Best Water-ground Meal, 15c. peck; 25c.
half buthel; 2-bushel eack, 95c.
Oat Flakes, 4c. per lb.
Large Hominy, 4c. per lb.
3 lb. Canned Peaches, 12J and 10c
Sour Krout, 4 cents per lb.
Two Bars Soap, 5 cents.
One Box Blueing and one Bar Soap, 5c.
Attorney at Law,
have never been sold so cheap as you can
get them right now of
210 Fayetterill St., RALEIGH, M. C.
JVMembera of the General Assembly will do
well to RiTe us a call.
Wholesale and Retail
222 Fayetteville Street,
The Largest and Beet Stock of Staple and
Fancy Groceries in the City.
Quality the Best Prices the Lowest.
Contractor and Builder
REFERENCES: D. S. Smith, J. T. Williams,
D. W. Hardy, Greenville, N. C
Furniture Repair Shop.
Makes Folding bed and
608 East First Street, Charlotte, N. a
(augI5 3m
Having qualified as Administratrix of
Anna P. Smith, deceased, I hereby give
notice to all persona having claims against
eaid estate to present them on or before
December 26th, 1897, or this notice will
be plead in bar of their recovery. And
all persons indebted to eaid estate aro
also notified to pay what is due by them
to me. Sarah Jank Pettiford,
Adminmfratrix of Anna P. Smith.
Dec. 22. 1893. 6w.'
When in need of a Ilair Cut or a Shave
call on IIartman & Counsel, the Bar
bers, of Wilmington, N. C. They are
first-class and polite in every particular.
You will find them at 821 N. 4th Street.
When in the city call on them.
Especially in buying Food is to deal
with a responsible concern, one that you
are sure will sell you nothing that is not
good; whose prices are reasonable, and
stock always f reh and up to date. ' "
The above description, with all due
modesty, we think fits our establishment.
We have food for the Epicure, for the
Dyspeptic, 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.
Telephone No. 15.
Sewing Machlnes.Organs, IccordIons,&c,
No. 1 ij K. Hargeett L, Raleiob, N. C
St. Augustine
Collegiate Department
under graduates of Oberlin, Mary
ville and Yale Colleges.
Normal and Preparatory Departmeiits
under careful teachers.
TERMS : $7 per month (lacldestal Fes $2
per year).
Most students pay $J fl CSSll
and $2 in work.
Students may work their way and go
to school at night.
Training School fob Ncrses. Board
and tuition free.
Trade School. Instruction in build
ing, plastering, cooking and dressmak
ing. Board and tuition free.
Rev. A. B. HUNTER,
The Agricultural m
Mechanical College,
Greensboro, N. C,
Offers a thoroughly practical course of
instruction snd industrial training to the
Colored Youth of the State,
Unsurpassed Facilities. .
Low Terms.
Each, County entitled to one or more
Free ' Tuition Students.
For further information or catalogue,
apply to
Jas. B. Dudley,
Sept 19, 4 xnos.
Fresh Norfolk Oysters,
113 E. Hargett St
And everything that can be
had in a First-class Restau
rant !
Those desiring Good Board and Lodg.
ing at reasonable rates, will And the ssrae
bv calling at the "Dunston House," No.
304, corner Martin and II arrington Sta.,
near Union depot, Raleigh, N. C.
Mns. A. E. Dunston, Proprietress,
Fall term begins October 1st. Beauti
ful and healthful location. About fire
minutes' walk east of depot Excellent
water. School of high grade for both
sexes. Good discipline, full courses of
study normal, theological and colle
giate. Special attention to instrumental
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 $3 to $9 per
montlu For further information addr
the Principal,
W. n. Morris, 11. d.,
Apex, N. C.

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