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Last Monday Miss Bessie Harriss left for Boston where she will take a full rnnrse of music in the Boston Conservatory. Mrs. E. Rosenthal and her son, Mr. Albert Rosenthal of Goldsboro who have been visitiug the families of Messrs J. and D. Oettinger have re turned home. Mr. W. D. Pender, the telegraph operator at HoVgood, N. C, was visiting his cousin Mr. Claud Snak enburg, last week. Last Wednesday Mr. J. Or. Roney left for Baltimore on business con nected with his firm, the American Tobacco Company. Mr. C. W. Gold left last Friday for Raleigh to attend the annual oratori cal contest ofthelPullen Literay so ciety of the A. and M. College, Mr. Woodard Winstead, formerly of this city but now of the United States Army, is in town to visit his father who is quite sick. uv rir)in.m Winstead left last Tuesday for an extended trip through the State as the advertising agent of the Wilson Drug Company's pills. Miss Marv P. Farmer, who has boen visiting her brother, Mr. Joshua B. Farmer near Wilson, returned to her home in Fremont last Thursday. Mr. A. C. Maynard of the firm of Maynard and Co. of Richmond is in town attending to business connected with putting in the Sewerage system. Capt. J. N. Gibbon arrived from Richmond last Tuesday. He will go info the warehouse business with Mr. K. H. Watson and Mr. Ed Cooper. Mr. Jas. Mclver passed through Wilson last Tuesday on his waytfrom the Newberne Fair where he played Avith the Chich Medicine Company. Prof. VanGiesen of New York is in the city, having a contract with the Drake Magic Limiment Company who will show in Tarboro next week. Mr. Ratliffe, who has lately gone into business in Wilson, left last Wednesday for a few days to attend to business connected with his store in Bennettsville S. C. Mr. Tom Washington who .has been convalescing at his home in Ox ford is with us again. His many friends are glad to see him rapidly regaining his old time vigor and health. Mr. Ben Amerson, the Statistician of the State Fireman's Association left last Wednesday for Fayette ville to attend the meeting of the Executive Committee of the association. GARDNERS' LETTEK. Miss Lula Braswell teaches at Thorn's instead of Thomas'. I wish to correct the mistake made in the Gardners letter of last week. Miss Annie Scarboro was teacher of a public school at Penders School House in stead of at Reeds. The bridge across Town Creek near lenno Pairpc has been reDlaced. it moved nearly six feet from where it belonged, or at least one end did. This was caused by heavy rains some time ago, The neighbors say the creek was the highest it has been ten in years Mr. Warren Woodard pased Wilbanks N. C this morning about sun-up en route for Tarboro N. C, where he is doing livery business. He had a cold drive. Mr. Woodard is a man with lots of nush and does not mind the cold. TheT. H. Bridgers corn and flour mill is in good running order and mak ine eood flour and meal. The machin ery was stopped some time ago, caused by one of the valves bursting during the coldwheather Mill days are Mon days and Saturdays. Mr. T. J. Hagins is miller and Mr. W. D. P. Sharp mana ger. Mr. Rnplnis Walston was working; a mule some time ago that he had not long since traded for at Wilson, and the mule ran away with him. The old !,!:;! trvc.1 to ho; d him, but the mule being to young and quick, and making a pitch to go his way, and Mr. Walston fell backward out of the cart and was dragged about 50 or 100 yards. Mr. Walston saw a lightwood log m the direction the mule was going and so he decided he had better let the mule go, or he himself would stop when he reaches the log as he was not in power to turn the mule. The latter cleared himself from the cart and then stopped turned and look back at the wounded man. The damages were not serious. Mr. Walston's son Jimmie.being young er and thinking he was a better man than his Dana, decided to take the mule out to work with the intention of holding him in case he should try to anything:. It was not long before the little mule had runaway and thrown young man Walston out of the cart and killed him for a while. They now took the mule out and never tried to drive him back to the house with the cart; but took him to Wilson and traded him hark to some of the traders. Both the Mr. Walston are all right now. Friend COTTON. Good middling. Strict " Middling " Strict low " MEAT. N. C. Hams, Fresh " Shoulders 44 44 Sides 44 ' Hams smoked 44 Shoulders " " Sides " Clear rib sides Breakfast strips Sausage all pork " mixed Beef steak " roast 44 stew Marriages. C. Hawley to Mollie Exum, white. Richard Joyner to Lula Pitt, Col. Walter Whitfield to Annie Pender, Col. THE "WILSON MARKET Corrected Weekly. Patent Straight Clear FLOUR. 0AT3. Seed Feed Irish potatoes, Beed Meal SALT. 7 5-16 7 3-16 7 6 J 8 6, 6 10 8 8 Hi 12 i m 10 10 8 5 4.75 per bbl. it 11 3.50 " " 35 33 $1.75 per bbl. 50 cts. bushel Meat Coarse Dairy Molasses Lard N, C. pure Northern Granulated Brown 224 lbB sacks $1.15 110 " " 50 56 " " 40 ' 15 to 30 cts gallon 8 to 10 cts lb VINEGAR, 30 cts gal or. " " Wilson Wilson Shoe 3 Men shoes at 1150. Wilson Shoe Store Good spool cotton 1 cent Shoe Store $15 suits at $9.75 tore A12.50 suits at $0.95. Wilson Shoe Store. 7.50 pants at $3.80. Wilson Shoe StJre. I Best Men's shoes $1.25. Wilson Shoe Store. t Best plaids 5 cent. Wilson Shoe Store Tobacco cloth li cents. Wilson Shoe Store. Woolen pant goods 17 cents. Wil son Shoe Store. $15 overcoats at $8.25. Wilson Shoe Store. Heavy overcoats $2.50. Wilson Shoe Store. Good calico 5 cents. Wilson Shoe Store. Four ply lines bosom shirts Wilson Shoe Store. ) cents Patronize Home Industries! and do not send your money away for PLANTS AND TREES that can be purchased from me for less money, besides saving you the freight and express, ' I keep on hand Apple trees or all kinds, Pears, Cherries, with all the new varieties; Plums, all the home grown and Japan varieties; Nut trees of every description, Japan Chestnuts a specialty; English Walnuts, Texas recans; Btrawrjemes, an ucn ia rieties; Raspberries, Grape Vines and Dewberries. 1 Palms of every variety, cameiias, Rhododendrous, Azelies. Mock Or ange, Evergreens of all kinds. New Roses of every description ; the Marechat Neil a specialty, fiS-Snrins Flowers for sale in April and May of every description. Orders promptly awena to pereonaiiy . Storing house stock a specialty. For prices, write me, J. D. WILLIAMS, WILSON, . C. Grower and Dealer in all classed of Southern and Northern Stock, SUGAR. COFFEE. Mocha and Java ArbuckleB RoaBted Rio (Best) 44 (Green) Mancabo Africo. Java (best) $5.31 bbl. 4.75 44 37i cts per lb 20 " 44 " 25 44 " " 17 " 44 25 14 " " 25 44 44 41 I Best Elgin Creamery Extra Dairy FEEDS. Hay No 1 Timothy 4 2 44 Bran Mill feed, Cotton seed meal " 44 hulls Corn Flint Salt HIDES. LEATHER" Deaths. Mrs. J. T. Wilson died at her home in Wilson last Saturday morning of consumption. She leaves a husband and three little children. Mr. W. G. Trevathan died at his home on Goldsboro street iast Monday morning. He was 70 years of age and leaves a widow and four children to mourn their loss. The deceased was a member of the Wilson Baptist Church. A Pleasant Occasion. CLIFTON VILLE LETTER. One of our neighborhood farmers said the other day that he was $500 richer than he was the day before. It was a girl. ! Mr. Willie Hales, who is employed by the United States Postal Service is visiting his parents, Mr. J.J. Hales, one of the leading farmers of Taylor's township. Mr. Alfred Thompson, one of Wilson county's well known farmers is very in Wp hone to soon see the old gentleman out again. inc ume is cii iiauu 1 of our country want a good county, ztot nnrl National Government, now shall we secure it? We must throw awav the bitter feelings that are be tween the country and the towns, wow thev are ereatlv divided. They must work in unison. "United we stand, divided we fall." The country and town DeoDle must come together and associate, with each other. Neither should controll the other, but both are equally dependent upon each other. Mv advice to both is to come to gether and save the country from ruin Red oak tan White oak trim Half sole WHISKIES. Best Kentucky Rye Medium 44 , Good 44 " Best N. C. onI Good Last Tuesday Evening Miss Ell Green gave a Penny Party complimen tary to her two friends who are visit ins her. Miss Mattie Faucette of Durham and Miss Wilson of Morgan- Tn the contest Mr. L. E. Barnes won the first prize and Mr. Warren Wood ard the boobv. After the contest a splendid collation -wan served. This was followed by some recita tions by Miss Faucette, which were fcpflTilv enioved. Music and dancing then occupied time until a late hour. hi n 1 ri occasion 1 Unrmnra' Bone Guano wctTcnVPledld re8ults-in 'act Harris, Uu " nnn Ja?Aver used and will use A"V 71 can get it. T?: ' ' J' L ETHERIDGK. L overseer for Mrs. Branch- OWTarli 1 ' All. ; 30 cts per lb 80 44 41 41 $20.00 per ton 19.00 44 " 19.00 4 4 44 19.00 44 " 22 i 44 44 5 44 44 55 cts perbu 6 cts lb 5 44 " 30 cts per lb 50 " " lOctsapie $4 per gal 2i 44 3 44 Drown Leghorns the Laying , macuiucb. Black Java The .largest clean legged chicken. Eggs this spring, T5c. per 15. A few fine cockerels of above breeds for sale at 75 cents each. J. P. BARDIN, Wilson, N. C. -8- 11 u ORANORS. Best Florida 85 cts per doz Jamaica Best Good 30 APPLES. Raisins, London Layer TEA. Gunpowder Heno $5 per bbl 4 " 10 cts per lb 50 cts per lb 75 44 44 RICE. Whole grain Cracked 44 Eggs Cheese, Tarbells Tins Space is for Wooitzn & Steven? Furniture Dealers G. MOORE, M. D., Physician and Surgeon, Elm City, N. C. AND- Funeral Directors 1 WILSON, N. C. Do you know the difference in G Tinsley's HIGH GRADE 81 cts per lb 5 44 " 10 cets per doz 15 cts per lb CANNED GOODS. Tomatoes 10 cts per 81b can Corn 10" "2' " PrAh tabla reaches 15 44 44 3 4 14 Pie Cherries Riverside Borax 124 20 SOAP 4 cts per cake 5 44 44 44 STARCH. Celluloid White lump 5 cts per lb 5 44 44 44 Mr. John 0. Drewrv, State Agt. Mutual Benefit Life Ins. Co, of Newark N. J. Raleigh, N. C, Dear Sir: I am in receipt, through Mr. S. B. Parker, of Co's, checK lor fc6o.6i in full payment ot policy No, 5,o89 upon the life of Charlie A, car ter, This policy naa lapseu ior iuuic than 2 months previous to his death, which shows the wisdom ot talcing a policy in a company which provides the liberal feature of eitending in surance, Permit me to thank you, and through th ComDanv for their promptness and Hberalitvin settlement ot tnis ciaim I have a $5,000 policy on my own lite in vour company which is in every way satisfactory. Very Respt, Geo. D. Gbeen. The Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company of Newark N. J. is one of the largest and oldest companys, and for liberality of contract is unequaled, S B. Parker, Special Agt , " , f ' Wilson, N, C Mendleson's Thompson's Star LYE. SODA. Arm and Hammer Sal-soda - 10 cts per box g " 10 44 41 14 8 cts per lb 5 ' " Royal Good Luck Old Dominion BAKING POWDER' lib can 25 cts 1 - " 10 " 1 44 5 4: ftood Rhlrts 17 cents. Wilson Shoe Store. , , Cotton seed wanted. Will exchange wd meal or hulls for cotton seed. Li H. Fulcher, East side rail road.' , A good axe 500 Wilson Shoe Store. A o-nnd horse collar 50 cts." Wilson . - o 7 - , - . ., Shoe Store,. A good shovel 40 cents. Wilson Shoe Strr. ' . ' Bnv. Dixie Plow $1.10. Wilson 12.ro Ladies shoes at $1.25. - Wilson Shoe Store! Tobacco Guano 'j and the so called other Tobacco Guanos ? Tinsley's will make you ONE-THIRD MORE pounds to the acre. IT WILL ALSO MAKE YOUR TOBACCO I LONGER Am also selling the old Reliable - p0vijOtEr : ,'.- SrorfEWAU, eiD' arid trtT, V Will save YOU Money. W. B. YOUNG, WILSON SHOE STOKE. T 1 ' 'it I t Branch's Old Stand.'