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ton as Second-Class Matter. A cross (X) mark on your paper means your subscription is due. 0CalO9 123. cl 2P la, 33. IS. Ball at the Court House last night. The town is stocked with Xmas "trix. ' Malaga Grapes and Oranges at Dixon's Miss Mary Wrighton, is again home. Light brown Sugar, Co a pound at M. II. Dixon's. A fine line of Novelties for Christmas at Brinkley's. On our third page will be found the President "s Message. Currants, Citron, Raisins and Prunes at Dixon's. Several entertainments will be given, SUICIDE, we hear, during the holidays: one of which oy tocniidren of the tdenton j 0o Tuesday evening last, a white j Graded School on Tuesday next forthe ' , n(- A. , . , J i man by the name of Cuaries .sorsbv.i organ j an employee of ilessr.s. Uonner & . ! Spruiil. killed himself by taking an ounce of laudanum. It seems, while m Turkey Shootixg At R. B. Hayes Ten-pin Alley there will be every night from this date to Christmas shooting for Turkeys and Geese. Good marksmen. come and try your skill amusement. Our market is good: nothing is wanted that can't be had. Let it continue so. Sugar cured shoulders and hams at Brink ley s. Mr: extended trip, returned home this week. 75 barrel! good family Flour as low as $4.59 a Bbl. at Dixon's. A beautiful line of jewclky just open ed at Brinkley's. Mr. Colgate Prden spent part of last week with hia parents and friends in Hertford county. Call at Brinkley's and see the pretty things for Christmas. How do vou like the appearance of our enlargement? We are now forty col urans eight pages. Everybody knows that the finest line of Dry Good3, Notions and Shoes can be found at Brinkler's. We hear that one of our boys will be married soon. Go it, and make your miserable life happy. Master Louis Badhani arrived home from Jersey City, this week, to spend Xmas with his relatives under the influence of liquor, he be came dissatisfied about something, Pleasant - known to himself, and secured a vile of the poisonous drink, poured it in- Dr. R. Dilliard has been appointed j to a glas3 of whiskey and drank it. Surgeon U. S. M. Hospital Service, at j jje tuen wcnt io a co!ored restaurant J nOd r Trio ir no fl orT tan o aloan - - rocking chair, where he was found dead early Wednesday morning. lie was cared for by his employers, who had him buried in the Methodist cemetery; Rev. Earnest Stevens con ducted the service. His relatives lives at Rocky Mount, where he claimed to be his horns. No inquest Trig era . n Iri im m ii r i fpTfW II t. ? I I ill 1 every description at Col. B,. Q. Mitchell's store. of Candii or surgical treatment will apply to him. j after getting a certificate from the Mas- I ter of their vessel. There has been no second, that we have heard of yet, to the motion A. on Christmas or New Year's for mace about trsvinir an entertainment the purpose of raising funds for the Town Clock. Who will speak first? We welcome, with pleasure, the I I Roancke Newa, pnblishcd at Weldon, as i Dr. C. P. Bogart, after quite an j an exchanp Al.ft tllA Spmi-WWIvl News, anew, neat and spiy little sheet published at Elizabeth City, by T. B. Berry. Success to its owner. Our merchants are showing fine lines of holiday and other goods, and oiler great bargains to purchases. Hear what they say through these columns. The live business man who can hold out inducements to vou to deal with him invites your trade through the medium of his local paper. It was our pleasure to join one of our lady friends in the celebration of her 21st birthday, on Tuesday evening last, which we enjoyed very much, especially the nice things. Ah! how we did eat! And the wine, don't mention it; it wat? just delicious. In the language of the immortal old Rip, we say, lMay she live long and prosper." It is with pleasure we note the fact that theStr. Sadie A. McCall, a new line lately put on between Edenton and Wil- Iiamston, is being liberaily 'patronized Mr. R. L. Evans, Agt., called to see us ;s, cakes, nuts, apples, vases, cups and js, nre .crackers and other things. sauuee 2 S"T S"T CI-fJiiJ Can fill the foasrs cheaper this vpnr tlmn pvpt. A SAD ACCIDENT. i . t f- f r:r-Z-::C:. '. : Beulah, ;jVJ:IJF01 khn haii.kad oim- p J'' '"'O'c! nsman, Cf..irr.TM r- iv i-cc-ot or ii:- ! Uv? r-. . .-.''-' it Ving in jMail Train ieave:i Norfolk lU;::o a. in..' f.-. V 1 .. ' 1 i On Tuesday evening little ttie omv ciaugnter ot our tovr Mr. C. M. Murden, while plu the loi't of an old barn, oa the prom- dailv excejt Sunday, and arrives iscs'of K. K. Pendleton, Esq.. fell ! Yj 'V 1:4,) r f'lVts- on-W , 1 and :ir nve .t Norfoiu :t , :)0 p. in. from a door, at a distance of about Accommodation ier.vea Norfolk at h 9 On Tuesday next the chattle property of Wm. If. Elliott, deceased, will be sold; see ad on another paj;e. Great change in the Ten-Pin Alley. Advantage to the players. Cdl at Hayes and get information. Iiemember the entertainment on Tues day evening next by the Edenton Graded School. Give them a full house. Mince Meat, Peach Jam, Oranberrv Sauce, Raisins, Nuts, Citron, Figs and man other nice things for the holidays at Brinkley's. See the display of Toj-s, Dolls and other Christmas goods at 11. II. Dixon's, and remember you can buy them at Extreemly low prices. Dr. Passino, agent for a great Rheu matism and Neuralgia cure, called to eee ua yesterday. He savs the compa ny's Band will be in Edenton shortly. Mr. C. II. Sansbury, Jr., one of our enterprising contractors, is rapidljr bringing the Warren residence to a finish. Its an ornament to our town. Misses Claud "VVoodard and Jennie Pendleton returned Friday last from an extended visit to Hnderson. Their many friends glady welcome their re turn. Another enterprise to be started in our city a wholesale grocery store, by Vfoodard Bros. E. L. Woodard is now North buying goods. Success to you, friend Earnest. The entertainment of fhe Edenton Graded School has been posponed until Tuesdav evening, Dec. 20th. We hope our citizens will bear this in mind and give them a full house. p. m.. arrivpn at Edenton 10 p. in. Leaves Iv teuton at 4 10 arri v-s at . ri ten feet, striking her head against a pile of wood, receiving sarious and perhaps futai injuries. At this writ tiug two p;iYsK'irris have been call ed in. She is the pride and iov of her parents, also a irirl of many worm friend a and a host of playmate, who company's t,t..i:;iL.o.us, i'; viuoum, Mai y will join us in the hope that God ma soon restore her to her loved ones. I n Norfolk 10 a. ni . i rdy x., pt S mday. Cio.se connections at NoriuiU wiih ail rail anl st-.i mer iiii" At El;za!tth Cii --;vi; !i K'amboat: for all points on Pasquotank, North and Alrtator i j vers. r i ri'iiion witii iv r. itiiii oa i if '- ; :., .v . -v: I J t'. " if I s I A LETTER l-RUil GHAPANOKE. this week. He is the ''right man in the- right place" and ever watchf ul to his duties. We commend this line to the traveling p ubl ic. LastTveek Mr. W. O. Elliott, one of our enterprising merchants, bought of Jno. G. Wood, Esq., half of thf Hooper-Lee brick building, oa ?Jair: street, where he will move his place of business next vear. Mr. Elliott, we hear will start carpenters at wor. shortly in remodeling the inside and front. Welcome to our new neighbor. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. With our enlargement we present to our readers eleven new advertise ments. Read them all : Woodard House, N. S. Railroad. Stinson & Co., Fernando B. Smith, J. T. Patrick, D..G- Bond, True & Co., Hallett & Co., Thos. J. Wilson, Col. R. G. Mitchell and V. D. Jones. MARRIED. At the residence of R. F. Cheshire. Esq., the home of the charming bride in Edenton, on Tuesday evening last, at 5 o'clock, Mr. Thomas D. Byrum and Miss Knte F. White were united in the holy bands of matrimony; Rev. F. M. Satterwhite officiating. May the bright smiles of an unclouded future be their continual possession. Chapaxoke, N. C Dec. Sweet, O., Mr. Editor, i.i the mem ory of distant friends. Like the rays of the sun Edenton falls tenderly yet sadly upon my heart; every hour of absence from Edenton rolls heavylv by like the sandy wave. of the des ert, and her fur streets rise hloomiii" to ray imagination, clothed in the soft. illusive charms of distance. I igh,vet no one listens; I shed the the bitter tear of reccollection, yet no one sympathizes with the tears of the oroken-hearted maiden. I have of iate been laboring under an inconve nience most embarrassing as how I hall announce the fact that there .vill be mi ;nteriainni2i:t and supper riven at Oak Grove, on the 28th ot December, at G :30 p. m. ; the proceeds -o be donated for the repairs of the church. We cordiallv Invite all to come. M. L. O. i fc.. itoueils and Kauger, for al! points ou C!i(wau.Soi)pKiriiOL! Litt! Caiisi.-;.iu , Roanoke rivi. ana j.nnsfvi! U f 'A iiiiton, aiid Albeuiai -e C'Z iialiii i On and after July l.f. the -tcaiitvr ! Plymouth, iyin U'v, K;i E ie;u.r. .r.-i W lilianihtou, will j; to lia.i.r.to.i or; ; ' Taehday aiid Friday of f.irn vavk, h-av- i J inj that place at o'clock a. m.. oi. j I vYeduPi-day and Satai :y. ! Norfolk pasen;er atici tre:i;ht ttif;i J r it ISorlolk and A..iiiit.i'i iJt-pot Freight icexveu ia;iy, except s..a day-. inrou;n iicrers on s;ii; :!.: f;a.'.rae cnecked be,vern Ldt ruon an C:zai.e:ii City and Baltimote, Pahauelpni.-; aa. lri,v ork by Bay Liu ami U'.d Domin 4u 5 SJ . . i U 4. a. -3 m M ' I 1 O R A N O EI , I A A S 3 . r - ion EtfSUU'i's uai .. . P. ;l..;N. II. ii. from Norfolk, h tut bct'een IS'orlolk and Washington, Piyniouth, Wiiliamston, Windsor and Jaiiiev jilt. ii. K. KiNU, General Manager. o EASTERN CAROLINA DISI'ATCII. Y?i y m Some of our young men contemplate ivin, near Xmas, a grand ball. If so, it will be the first for some time. That's right, boys, we use to have them often. Let the old times return. See the display of Toys, Dolls and other Chrissmas goods at M. II. Dixon's, and remember you can buy them at Extreemly low prices. Oysters cheaper at Hayes1 than any house in town. Fried in cracker dust and butter for only 25c best we ever te. Fresh milk and winter greens can be had daily at Hayes'. A gentleman on yesterday, while looking over the display of holiday goods, remarked that it was quite difficult to select something for his girl. $end her the Fisiierman s & Farmer for a year; nothing would REPORT OF THE BAPTIST S. S Sunday Dec. 11. School opened by 9inging on page 65 and reading part of the loth chapter of Mathew. Prayer by Bro. C. S. Vann. Num ber of officers present, 8; teachers, 11; scholars, 56; yisitors, 3. The amount of collection, 97 cents. Re view on board by Bro. C. S. Vann. Geo. M. Baker, Secretary. K. R. Pendleton, Superintendent. THE LINCKE-POTTS CASE. . THE JURY IN THE CASE RETURNS A VERDICT. Washington, N. C, Dec. 10. The jury in the Potts-Lincke case returned a verdict at 11 a. m. Potts is found guilty; Mrs. Lincke not On Tuesday, Dec. 13th, two of uxv T7r:;T:T?. TTOTTTvynP strayed oiF. One by the name of "Crouder"' is a brown; tho other oy me name ot "Mumr i.s a bhieken-tan with a white ring; aronud his neck; Both young dogs. I will reward anyone who will deliver them to ins. T. J. Wilson, Kooky Hock, N. C. r"T ;3 sea wonders exist in thou ' JLJJLj1 sands of lonns, but are surpassed hy the ruarvoisof inventhiti. Those who are in upt-i of p: !it.il work tuat can be done whiie iiviLi; ::i home should at once send their address to Hallett & Co., Portland, Maine, and re ceive free, full information how either sex, of all ages, can earn from o to 25 per day and upwards wherever they live. You are started free. Capital not re quired. Some have made over 50 in a single day at this work. All succeed. 71 c n Regular line of steamers betweeu Atlantic & North Carolina R. R , New Berne, Wasiiiiitou arid E.iz-ibeth City. Daily all rail service betiviu E-ietiiun. New loilr, Philadelphia, iJaltiuoie aiuj Nor o!k. Through ears, as low rats and quicker tiiiif ma.11 by an' other ro.ite. Direct ah f- oo is t be tdiipped by East ern Carolina Disj)atci, a.s iojJow: Fiom Norfolk by N. 8. R. 11.: Halt iukho by p. w. & B. K. R. : r "si:l-nt SL- Station. Philadelphia by Pen n Ivan ia li. II. Dock St. Station: New York by Penn sylvania R. R., Pier !CT N-ith Rir. E. v UOD, Aent, E.K-nton, N. C. jl ,0 0' SANTA CLATJS again 111 town and at his old depot A, J. Bai ciii cui's. He ha?, in addition t- a line lot of Confections and Fancy Groceries, just received, an admirable assortment ll-.ving just piuehr.scd a new stock of tine jewelry I am prepared to iill orders promptly. I am daily receiving A 3 X of every description in in' line. CJood bargains are iaw oi''i-d. (live me a trial. Satisfaction guaranieed. One of thelatt-M novtdtics, for gentle men, is the Patent Cravat Holder Only 25 cents. Order one. I have the finest line of Cold and SiUer watehts kcj t lhiside 0 New Vork. R . peetl ul ' , LOUIS SELIG, "-L'JLx'O iT owolcr, Water Street. KLIZA1JLTI1 CITY, Steam Boat House AND OYSTER SALOON, Ki:is;St.')lii wist tl J'ay Vi-w l.'ott-l ami lifxl t th- lixon iuiilij;g, EDEXTOJs', jY. C. R. B. Hayes, Prop'r., Who bcrs leave to infoTin bis patrons of , . .... t-.- 1 I Chowan and th count i s surrounding Of all description. i. inchuling . R,c,c!es. th;a )n Hlitiiliirl. 0cltlt.r llie lh, run1 incicies urums rues nocKingxiom-.s nJJ . l!lJOil,.h (ht c.l5l,. ,,ilJt,.r M.;i ana a vawety 01 . woouware, tinware, 1 asou, Just Received Glassware, etc.. etc. His stock of Jewelry and Silverware is replete. Any kind of presents can be selected therefrom and purchased at prices far below any former charge for like goods. Everything cheap and in greatest plenty. Don't forget the place: A. J. Bateman's, Main street, Edenton, N. C. lie wi;i be prepared to fin nish daily FRESH NORFOLK OYSTERS in any quantity detired. Orders, large or small, from any dis tance will to promply hlld. Daily boats on the Chowan, Roanoke and guilty. Potts was sentenced to be suit her better than a good paper. ! hanged January 26th. He appealed. 1 INVENTION world durin j least anion L tine line OI CaleS i that can be p?rformea all over the coun rmrh"Q nrflnffPQ fio-o' ! try without seperating tlie workers from 9 v-'J. CL.LLgC05 JJL9 ; their homes; pav liberal ; anv one can do appleS, raiSOnS, niltS, the work: ithei yuug' or old; no . j 7 special abilitv requireil: capital not grOCeneS and ptiier .'needed; you are started free. Cut this gooric! TTrVirTl T TTTiII Oll out and return to us and we will pend ooas wniun x wm sen u freet80methillg of preat value and j importance to you, that will start you il business, which will bring you in more money right away, than anything else in the world. Grand outfit free. Address True & Co., Augusta, Maine. I Ca . w rw Ti-tvci AYi. turn r las revo.utionized the ; , , g the ltt half century. Not f 7 J..". gthe won.crs of ' ventive , . ither on em.ral or fcial a mpt ho, iiin svstem of work : " oruers. Patronage respectfully soliciterl. Terms as reasonable, as the 6Ui;ly affords. cheap. V. D. Jones. Send your Job work to this office.