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A. H. Mitchell, Editor and Business Manager. Established 1886. FORD "8 THEATRE COLLAPSED . June, the 1 Oth. at 9 :50 o'clock the Ford's old theatre in Washington city collapsed. This building in in which John Wilkes Booth killed President Lincoln was nsed by the Government as the Surgeon Gener al's office and at the time of the dis aster there wore about 45O Govern ment employes in the building. The floors of the rear part of the bailding did not fall, thus preventing a worse disaster than did occur. Up to 3 o'clock twentyene dead bodies, in cluding those who died after rescue, had been taken from the building. The number of wounded at that time was estimated at sixty. At a meet ing of the citizens $5 500 were ratsed for the benefit ol the injured persons. Speeches were made in which the Government authorities were de nounced for using th Ford theatre alter being three times condemned. One speaker denounced the building "as a heli on earth" , being unfit for occupation as well as unsafe. 'Bl ' SURE CURE FOR HOG CHOLERA. I. A. Dodge, in Livestock Journal. It is net often that I attempt to write iaythixig for the papers, and it is only a philanthropic Bpirit that moves me to write thia. Every editor iu the United States should copy it, and every farmer eut it out and preserve it. WbyV be cause it is a sure cure for hog cholera. I nave never known or heaM of it fail iu. It is very simple, cheap atid easily io..'3. directions: lU teaspoonful of pure car- oic -li; bolk- acid in a sill of sweet milk and p iur c down the hog. When the far mer sees any symptoms of cholera anion;; his hogs, especially when one or two have died, d-ive every hog and pig i ito .. very close pen. Let one man catch " he ears and sit tke hog up with b;s buck between his lcs, whileauother ma; 1 ouons his mouth with a 6tick, and the ' tiicine, beiug'in a ionjj necked heavy bottle, is easily poured down. . -ld be taken not to dose one iee the amount will kill, and .4. oick or well on the burround- should bo doped; tw eve in- Now, brother editor and farmers, if yc.i ito r.ot use all reasonable means, especially when it costs you Dothing tc k j tie "v farmer in the United States i. you ought- to die jut a lit v ith the cholera yourself. m 1 GOOD LOOKS. ; oks are more than skin de. di Li lo yOU i; Ki che . yni Bi T OTil . Bo Sold., b :.lc ending upon a healthy con : x1! the vital organs.- If the nactie, you have a Bilious r 8toma.?:i ' o diardrrf vp 1 Dyspeptic look and if your v-t f c affected you have a Pin- o!:. Secure good health and t ive good looks. Electric the great alterative and direotly on tbest vital Cures Pimples, Blotches, J Ivcs a good complexion. Mr ry'g Drugstore, 510 per ' ' ' ' : ' ' . JlJ -' 7j yiT t ' 1 1 . . . " The Smallest Hair TJnoirs a, Shadow." EDENTON, N. C, FRIDAY, June i5?T8937 NEWS ABOUT TOWN. THE WEEK S RECORD OF CURRENT EVENTS IN THE CITY The closing exercises of the Edenton Academy were held last Friday even ing at Rea's Opera House. The Edenton Baptist Ghurcb ia yet without a preacher. It is hoped one will be secured soon. Work on the new brick Methndist Church is being pushed rapidly ahead. Its walls are now about two-thirds up. The horse of Mr. W. O. Elliott ran away Monday morning on Broad street, creating much excitement, but. doing little damage. Cards arc out announcing the riage of Miss Maggi Fletcher- to Mr. Thomas P. Joues, which will take place at the Baptist church on tb evening of July 5th. The recent law made by our Council men, preventing the sale of cigars on Sunday, has caused considerable amount of talk and dissatisfaction. Messrs. J. A. Woodard, Willi Leary and W. S. Pendleton spent last week fit Nag's Head and returned Monday. They report fishing there unusually fine. The new buildings of Mr. W. M.Bond on Church street are going up with great rapidity. Wb n completed they will add much to that portion of the city. The Nationat Bank is now a certainty. We are told the required amount of stock has been taken and a meeting of its stockholders will soon be called to elect its officers and put the wheel in motion. The pay-caf of the Norfolk & South ern Railroad failed to comedown Sat urday, the 10;h, the usu;.l pay day, osusing considerable dLsapxointment to the railroad employees. It came, how ever on Tut-sday and all was well. Tha old Dr. Norcom dwelling, on Mag-jolii street, recently purchased by Mr. T. D. Byrum, register of deeds, has been greatly improved of late. It has been thoroughly repaired and neatlv painted, and presents an attractive ap pearance. rr i i 1118 jaaies wno, a wees: ago, were asKiu ior concriDiitious tor toe pur pose of securing a Hook and Ladder outfit for the town, we are told, have uecided to leave the matter with the city fathers. Now, let's seta what will be done about it. According to the law made by the recent Legislature the county commis sioners are not allowed to grunt a li cense to anyone to sell liquor in. any corporated town or city in the State unless recommended by the Board of CouDciimen and by six reputable free holders. If our citizens who own unimproved or vacant lots about the city would build them up rents would not only de crease but the town would be greatly improved, and popl desiring to locate here could do so without troabl . At present there are scarcely half a dozen unoccupied dwellings in Edentoa. and in man 7 places two and three families are found living utj.ier the same roof. Improve the waste places and thereby help to improve your town. NEWS BY MAIL, Any number of statesmen are build ing experimental tariff bit !s Col. Z. T. Vinson hns been appoint e receiver of he Norfolk and Western railroad. All the indictments on borh sides growing ouL of the Houieotead. strike of last year have been dropped. James Gordon Bennet, ' owner of the New York Herald, ain a critical condition, caused by a fall from a coach. Mrs. Davis desires that the monu ment to her husband 'ball be erected in the grounds of the Richmond Sol diers' Home. The Northern pipers have verv elaborate, appreciative and capital articles upon Edwin Booth, the great actor, who died last week. The Sfafe Liquor Dealers Associ ation has been organized in thirty six counties. The publication of a month ly trade journal will begin July 1st. George Gould is achieving the reps utation of being quite as shrewd a dealer as his father. Under his man agement the estate has increased 6,000.000 since hi? father's death The floral decorations sent by North Carolina to itichmond on the occa sion of President Davis' obsequies were the most beautiful that were sent. And her esert was a very fme and creditable one Accord' Dg to the Hickory Caroli n'an, Peter Ho'ler, aged seventy-five, of Catawb County losthiwife on the 20th of April and on the 4T-h of May was married to Miss Dezo Mosei s aged twenty. It is expected that of?he State Guard about 650 men will go into camp this year. .Good progress is made in the preparation cf the camp gi ound. It is bel;eved tlat toe troops will be pleased with . the ocation. PRONOUNCED HOPELESS YET ISAVED. From a letter written by Mrs. Ada E. Hurd, ol Groton, S. D., we quote: 'Was taken with a bad cold wnich ssttled on my Lungs, cough set in and finally terminated in Consump tion. Four doctors gve me up say ing I could live but a short time. I gave myself up to my saviour, deter mined if I eould not stay with my friends here on earth I would meet my absent ones above. My bus band was advised to et Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and Cold?. I ar it a trial took m all eight bottles; it has cur ed me, and thank God I now a well and hearty woman." Trial bot tles froeat VV. I Lervs drugstore. Regular size 50c and $1. Section in North Carolina. Circulation HANG HIM!" COL. AINSWORTH DENOUNCED AS A MURDJ5REH. ALMOST A MOB. A special from Washington City says : The investigation of the FH theatre building disaster wa hcjii'": by the coroner's jury Monday Sev eral of the clerks who had worked in the building testified to the tcU" that the building was known to he unea'e and was called "he deal trap." Col Ainsworth was in thr building nearly every day while the excavation was going: on. The build ing had no fire escapes and only oae door of exit. Col Ainsworth had messengers placed at the stirvvay to warn the employes to g easily on tip toe up and down as the stairs wen unsafe. When the witness said th clerks were in adject fear of Col Aiasvrcrth he was applauded by tm clerks. In answer to a question frm one of the jurors he paid the clerk? refrained from Buggering the inse curity of the buildinL' to Col. Ains worth for fear of being disnniHsed. While the investigation wr troiu oi CLas G. L. Barnes, brother of one of the men killed, enme in the room and denounced Col. Airs worth as a mur derer, which sentiment the clerk- ap plaud d, many rising to tneir feet ii 1 1 a most excited ta nner. Finally l th suggestion l one of th- jurors that Co. Ainsworth withdraw and his refusal to do so the clerks became very mccii excited and hegnu to yol! -hang him !" and were abou; to inak a rush ior the colonel when the juror who had suggested his withdrawal siood upon his chair and quelied the disturabnee. All this -while the col onel sat cool and collected with hi right hand in inside pocket The coroner hastilv adjourned the hearing until to-morrow. The clerks then organized an indignation meeting and appointed a committee to wait on the President. IMPOPwTANCE OF GOOD ROIDS. A news item that should interest any body, in the county or town, is the fol lowing: "Every road leading eut of Raleigh, N. C, with one exception, has baengiaded and nicely macadamize! for several miles. A ousineas gentle man estimates the gain to the city from truck alone from 810,000 to 815,000 per annum. This is true and it deserves to have the most careful consideration. S. J. Chandler, Richmond, Va.f writes: "No one can afford to be without B.B B. who wishes an appe tite. I coutd scarcely eat a single bis cuit for breakfast, but since taking B. B. B. I clean the table so to speak," lrlw I crYetn $l.CO mpl' Copy Kie teuli. itrrrr NO. 410 Mrs. J. II. Horsxyder, 152Pacific Ave., Sun I a Cr;:, C;d., writes: " Whin a at sr.hool, in lid:w.' O'.ii'", I h.i'l -J si vi r-- at-i. k 4J !ri;:i f"V-jr. Or. rsiy rcc'V'-ry. I f'find p. rf(.(.tlv If iii'i, an-i, for & 1 tiiiu , I fparjd I sii.mld b! prrnaiirntly fu. Friends urg"d ni' to uf Ayer's Hair Vigor, and, on iloim; ao luy hair Began to Grow, and I now h iv uk- fin a Y.en 1 hair rs one ro'.iltl v :v"1! f)! , I''"'1'-: 'h'i')gvd, '.;'-' cvor, luru .:i.;iie to ikik bfOAb.'' " Afti-r a '.it, k'. -aii hut-- , tkj htta rania out ia comLf;ui-. I i.x d two bot,iIo- Ayer's Hair igor in-.'! ti'iT my a.'iv -"iv r yrl lorur and very iuii au.l L.-.wy. 1 ha vh rt - 1 ni-lUfi- l.d ViuA ;.i j'u. t. 'V. '. thii w liki- goud ifie:i." Mrs. Sidney Curr, Itein-i. sst., II.irnsiiir, I'a. "I have used Ayer's Ifiiir Vic'r for .se veral y-.-.r- -iiid il-v:iy 'r:t:j,."I - it --fa,t.-.'3 jcsult I I-T.cv it th - V' -t. ir"l.,'.r.t.io-i i',r )., ir i)i it i :zA -C. T. Ar-it..Mi(innoth ftj-nny, Xr!i. Ayer's -Hair 'Vigor f rvp-Vied by Dr. J.C. Avar A Co., LowHl, hl-:a. WHEN YOU VISIT KDK"1VM Don't t rget ti call at the OF H. Fj. WILLIAMS, ON KING STKEET, The Pop-ilar Piace o! 'he Town. ! The choicest and best Wines. Liquors &c alwavs on hand. The finest stock of o. 10 and 1ft cts Cigars in the city One visit will guarantee the second. Thanking mv friends and the public i for th" very libetal patronage already received, nm till H. E. Wilhams. The Fishekmav & Fakmkr want a good, trustworthy and reliable agent in all the surromnding oca ities. ' Lib eral commision will be given right parties. 'Apply at once, by letter or q th ofice.