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DONE Very Cheap AT This Office. Rates For ADVERTISING Moderate AT This Office. H armer A. H. Mitchell, easiness Manager. PUBLISHED EYERY TUESDAY AKD FRIDAY. Price rerYoirMw In llr. Mnj:V r..j y Hirer CYMk. Established 1886. EDEN.TON. 1ST. C., Friday, December 9. 1887. NO. 132. .Fisheraiaii We do not sell Gold Dollars FOR And jet some people would believe such a thing possible. What we will do, how ever, is to giyo you full value for every dollar spent with us. One Dollar spent at our store goes a long ways. Read some of the prices and don't let them predjudice your mine, but come and see with your own two e3es and you will say, it pays to go down town to trade. Examine our all wool flannel dress goods at 30 cents per yard. All shades of double width Tricots, at 57 cts. We have marked down all of our 25c worsteads to 15 cents. Double width flannel dress goods at 4Sc Just received 1000 yards of Hamburg Edcrimrst exquisit patterns, only 12rcts lor an? vou may select. Finer than we ever sold. Have ycai seen those lovely hats, straw and felt-New York style? Examine our French kid button boot at $1.75. It beats the town. Examine our Ladies1 wool Vests at 50c and 98c best quality. Examine those La dies' linen handker chiefs 3 for 25c; a bar gain. Fine, regular made, Ladies' hose war rented fast black at 18c a .pair. Pest Balbriggan hose at 25c. We have Ball's cele brated corset; the best in the world. A new lot of decor ated china and glass ware on exhibition this week. U e would advise y oio to CALL EARLY. First come, first served. THE LITE, loy; price house oj EDENT0K',N.0. j 92 rii Mitchell's Entered at the Post Office at Eden ton as Second-Class Matter. Scales and rlaxits. Cool and wet. Nice little rain on yesterday. Nine steamboat lines now running to Edenton. Services will be held Sunday at nil the churches. Several cases before Justice Hooper this week. Fire crackers will soon be heard to go pop, pop, pow. Fine assortment of Christmas Toys at O. Newman's. Christmas toys will be next to demand the poor man's change. Look-out for several large new adver tisements in our next. Mrs. James C. Warren arrived at her new home (Edenton) on Tuesday last. Try "Farmers' Pride" Flour, $4.7f a bbl. nice and white, only at Dixon a'. The protracted meeting at the Baptist church, this week, is largely atteuded. Rev. Earnest Stevens, pastor of the M. E. church, called to see us on Wedues day. Read the proceedings of la6t meeting of the County Commissioners, in this issue. Fatten your Christmas turkey. It won t be long now before tnev go to roost. It is a fact ! What? Why the hen house callers Rre visiting their friends in town. Try "Farmers' Pride" Flour, $4.7." a bbl. nice and white, only at Dixons". Merchants, now is the time to adver tise rour Christmas goods. Don t wait too late. The survey of the Albemarle & Pan tego Railroad is within three miles of Pantego. Christmas is only three Sunday's off. So we were informed by a little girl on yesterday. The Old Dominion steamers. New berne and Pamlico, ashore in Croatan sound, have been floated. Great change in the Ten Pin Alley. Advantage to the player. Ca.ll at Hayes and get information. Try "Farmers' Pride" Flour, $4.7 a bbl. nice and white, only at Dixons". We understand that Mr. R. B. Hayes will take regular boarders after January 1st, 1S8S, at reasonable terms. Whoo-pee ! Hasn't Bateman got a lot of holiday goods? Sbztie to suit everybody. And aiut they cheap? Look-out for the enlargement of the Fisherman & Farmer next week. Eveiwbody should then subscribe for it. Edenton can truthfully boast of beinc the prettiest town in tho State; also cf having the most cordial and hospitable people. Two of the Elizabeth City rioters were recently fined 5.00 each for crea ting a disturbance in the Whitehurst Hall at Portsmouth. There is nothing like talking your town up. Always speak well of it when strangers are around. If anything goes wrong keep it at home. We were pleased to see in our office this week, several gentlemen, one of whom informed us that next year he would bring his family to Edenton. Mr. E. M. Robinson, of the U. S. Fish Commissioner, is stocking the streams of Haywood, Jackson, Swain and other mountain counties with trout. Ex. Edenton wants a barrell factorv, a machine shop and other manufacturing enterprises, lhese enterprises will pay here as well as m anv town in the btatt . Mr. L. D. Bond is again with us. lie always returns in excellant spirits. which is an indication of successful trips. Go it, Lin, our wishes are witli you. "We have received seyeral very' en couraging letters this week from parties who reads the Fisherman & Farmer. Thanks, gentlemen, we appreciate your kind words. We acknowledge a very pleasant call, on Tuesday last, from Mr. James R. Jones, Editor and Manager of the Pro hibition Leader and Banner, published at Archdale, N. C. The marriaee fever seems to have lu Ud,e i StruCK our x. viiv ineuus. ouujjiiii; i . T7- rii. i t j from the recent accounts given in the j Journals, at our sister Betsy, there must be "'only a few left.' The Fisherman & Farmer will be enlarged next week to an eight page weekly. Owing to a large number of advertisements, now coming in, we are compel to increase the size. Fishermen of pound nets" in the i.r onn,ls p.nmnlain of tho Kcarchv offish. Some of them have temporarily ! suspended. The only considerable catch that we hear spoken ot is targe ; I catch ot roct nsii or several nunorea pounds py uapt. uaru, lasc weeK. uie - gill uetters have not 3et put in. Gen- i erally they commence operations from Christmas to the !st of Jauuary.-Eoou-i Job printing, at this office, will bf lone cheap and neat. Leave vour orders vith us. if you want something nice. The -'Chambers' Ideal Merrie Makers" played at the Court House on Tuesday ind Wednesday nights, giving two good ntertainments. Oysters cheaper at Haves' than any 'ioue in town. Fried in cracker dust md butter for only 25c best we ever te. Fresh milk and winter greens an be had daily at Hayes'. The Potts Lincke murder case is on trial this week at Washington. The j trial has been in progress since Friday j last, and up to a late" hour Wednesday j evening, the arguments had begun. I Yesterday we spent the evening at ! Hertford, and were agreeably surprised to soe the improvements being made in that town. . We met several iriends and passed the evening off eiy plensant. Spend vour money at home. The i j moi- money that is kept at home, the I better olf will our peop.e be. i'atronize home merchants, home macbanies, home tradesmen, aye, ami home printers. Carol i?nas. Turkey Shooting At R. B. Hayes' Ten-pin Alley ihen will be every night from tSn liate to Christmas shooting for Turkeys and Geese. Good marksmen, come and try your skill. Pleasant amusement. Every business man in Edenton should be represented in the. Fisherman & Farmtr. (live us your advertisement or card. Printer's ink pav t anyone who uses it. Business men. bend in your cards for next issue. Trade with oar merchants this week have been good. We. are glad to see this, as its an indication of the factth it Edenton is a good market at which to get bargains. One of our merchants informs us that on Tuesday last his entire trade were from those who lived iu other counties. .He also eays, that one of the customers refered to an article published some time since in the Fish erman & FaRJ.er, as to Edenton being the leader of ;ow prices and a place to trade. ' ; FOR RENT FOR, 1888. The house occupied l II. DeB. Hooper. For terms, apply to J. G.WOOD. FOR bALE, Or exchange on liberal terms for property in or near Norfolk, a com fortable House on Oknm St.. FMeu tou. X. C. Apply to J. M. SiriNXKi:. FOR. SALE. I will sell, on srood ierm. myliouse uni lor,, known .ms the Brewer house; also a smaller one. "20 x "." feet, At tached to same, ou K;n-.; St.. neur the Court House. J. A. IIarkkli.. TO TAX PAYERS. The town tax list for 1SS7, is in my hands for collection. Taxes are now due. lean be found at the Telegraph office on Slain street at all times readr to give receipts for snme. Pay your taxes at once ana savo yo.ireives trouble mu co.-ts. If they are iwt Set tled Oy January UiO lot, lboo, I Khali begin to lev'. A. L. 'Viiiti:, Collector. BOOTS mt) SHOES New line jast received from Boston. Womens' grain Polises, no seam, hih cut: Misses rio rrain button, hijr;h cut. sat iis" ICip Alaska bi oans: niet.s'' culf combination ticr: latlies" ro urain ties: b vs? brogaus. No. 2 to 4. for .7l.00. boys" ca if boots, 1 to 4. c2 00, 3 cases mens' kip and wax L. !(ots; C00 lbs cotton varn. o, 10, for sale at prices to suit tiie times At H. A. BoncVs, CHEAP SIDE. ile2 lm FISHE RlE S . Fishermen that conclude to fish at THE LAST MOMENT can be supplied with .. J etfijlQ good in quality ani good , . v. . . c ,1 Wa I n 1 1 1 1 1 1 I 1 1. 1 .ill ft' . o . .-v.y . - 7 think our patrons can rely on satis factory rates and reliable wares. (jriOltCCStCr J Ct c) 1 WlllC L0., j Boston Oflice, 94 Commercial St. ! Willi a i smwf., Presidit. -Mausuall X. Kick, Supt. ; A PER SON! XM.r a TcrrmT? y- ! uaie Gr Female -in every township in! Jhis State to take orders for a standard ! historical work of surpassing beauty. usef uiness, and accuracy, which sells at Ritrxtm Liberal commissions. Particu- iarson application. YOU can make 6100 trt oonn rr month. Fall instructions. pILLIPS HU.N"T. S03 J I Fish & Terrapin Trap 1U Dec 39, lin. ; Adanfod to River and Loni Shore Fishing in 4 to 10 feet water. A Great Catcher! St ml for descriptive price list to J -t i MANUFACTURERS OF YY.Yrri ot ryr A A a?A A A. A A "l VI t ; 121 South Street, Baltimore. Md. THE EBEXTOX GEADEDSCIIOOL. Full Term Endins Dec. 3. 1SS7. Prof. L. A. "Yi.ei.o;s. Mrs. R. F. Cii,siJii:i ) Miss M. A. T homf vn, j Principal. Teache "S. rates: First Grac'e, Second " -Third -Fourth " - AX.MTL 810.00, I : ... S-Sj.00. - y-v. co. . 4.r,o. - .c r. (-v Charges are ma-io from date ol entrance. Proper deductions f v jto tracted iihie.-s. Tin; n-x: t'-r u or thi. School will 1 egin D' ',?'i;ici T; : i . 1S7. A special feature :f t!kj :.: . ii;o! : o- ratmg ov.r school is mat every iv;d.-it patron is credited viLli thy Public funds apjur;ioneil to his child itn imder the schfxd law of the State. Resident children who are hj pec dent upon the Public School funds for educa tion are received into the School at any time without charge. This 'school and ys-tem offers the best education:,! advantages ;itrain.-ih!e ir; Edenton. By dividing pupils of several grades of a ivanrpinnit. among trv.chiM employed for each grade, better and more efheient instruction is obtained at lets cost than can b; haI orJi;rwi. iu)ils f rojn other distrirs are invited ' to enter the School at above rarer, of instruction, and they can obtain good board at moderate prices. By order of the board of Trustees of the Edenton (ir:id-d School. 0-t. B. F. Elliott. President. T. C. Badiiai.i, S:c. io tern. Z&y immense fall & winter stock is perfect ! I hnve received the largest nnd ljn:Klsoiicst line of brihl, new and 'wea- son.ihie .Ires- .' ds. tr.munnirs. wraps, boots, and men's. Vouch and bov: Everythin:: is fresh from the northern lie re.i'.iiremefits of my cu sioiuera. w wmm wliicli everything is marked down to. All sorts of theories will be advanced, but I In ve only o!:c r'tdy for all p a. t - i' 1 1 Ready money is tlie wonderful lever which overturned iiigii prices. And cash will secure the choice of all the wonderful bargains of which I mention j a few below: Ked tlannel Drawers and Siwrts, m.j.j; rnrih. hpavv iJiidrs arts, from lioc un: Cottons, re:yur t vide Bleaching, Go; Cornets. 25c: strip-.-d and plain Velvet, in -- - - . . all colors, 40j, v.or rh l.'tz: men s, ladies Patterns. 4c: plain Calicoes in all color?. ladies' and children's Shoe-, iower than elsew here: iu-.-u D -rby ilats. brow n an 1 black, 75c, worth cl.50; men's Slouch Hat.s. 50., worth if 1.00. Hat-, 20 cenn; heavy winter Bant-. :;1. 00, worth :2.50: boys k nre Pants, 4 12 year., from 25; j ut: men's Suits, fi t.. m 3.50 up, worth 50: men's cheviot Suits. r7.50. wortii .( o ? c f i 1 1 .ni, c 1 1 1 i rn;: Si 1 1 1 1 : tr2.00 up; men s Overcoats, from to.L'O up. and many otner tnings too numerou- to I baye bargains in every department and and Pnces l.t&iect erdns' Old Stand CI ICCLp JTSXfilw fix, tp-Tfe 1 J- V V'y I i 1 (r' 1 V - J. J. BURGESS with ETIIKRIDOE. FrLGIIAM Sc COMPANY, ESTABLISHED 1S',7 COTTON FACTORS AITD (Commission .ittevchanto, I t ari-1 - r, st.. Norfolk, Ya. peciaUies Cotton, Lumlvr and I'eanut; ALSO WITH THE -Unburn Ciqav ;f acton?. ; IIAJIBEUGER BROS., J'AXt'fACTl'I: F. I'S ir i v - n i u i m Also Wholesale TOBACCONISTS, j And dealers in Snuff, wi.otl and ('lav IMpe-s, alto. Foreign and Demestic " Leaf Tobacco, i1- and Oo Water street, I NORFOLK. VA. "(Thr Cfonoiatt ailvoad." To Siwcrxs! To Stir, n i.srilc ! Tit E.'( cllciicc! To ?:- .(! bfflcs! ToRAi'iluUtjj! T QnnUly! To Sm I I.sj 'a A ion . To Lo:r Prices. JH'xs i;ii?i:ut to Bargain Station No. 1. THAT'S OUJl 'STOKK. !FrSS Passes to Koonomy and all the uhove points issued to every patron of the LEVY CLOTHING HOUSE I.OU1S I.KVY. AKvut, wlriv.-i Jar-f. . eli-i!o f ed ntock of t'lothinv:. Dry (ioods. liatan! Notions has just leon reoeiveti. Von can lind the pb-.ee by inquiring for the Old Dillon Store, ne.w ; Barber Shop, KDK.VJ'OX, X. C. notions, underwear, hats, shoe a. cioliii ti: ever shown here. marl-rets, .eolo.cterl by mvself to suit JMany will wonder at extraordinary -ft I ) red rauriei,aii wooi,oc and Mo centsa heavv twill Cottons. Sc: Kvv towh - . - . - . ana children 1 Hoi, .",;; Calicoes, nic Gj: Bed Tickii-g, c: pare linen 'fowling. 1 . n' i ix-s i-t li O . fin bov Suits, fro:u lruuks, aiices, Acorocyus, Ila - meiition. invite an examination of my good fully, SidcMAWf STREE..