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One i Thing ; Theft Vlooked ; Anything Like a
i V Scrap And Saunders "Says He Got
In Un lhat
A BY W.0. SAUNDERS
and there will he more big things to
consider. : r ;( . '-'j'- , " -"
' Two years ego the fiddling consid
eration of : local , and . private matters
was. stopped by constitutional amend
ment, although it is a regrettable fact
x - i Raiefi. N. d Jan. 9. 1918 The Gen-
irrjeraKAssembly 'convened at noon yes
trCterday and consequently-there Is very.
;c- J little tQ report at this writing. In try-
-' .ox, Ti Wrdlv know rthat.a. surprising amount of local lea
justikte to begin d' 1 certainly , islation got by. This; year such a mis
- wouiantli:now where to end if I gave. take-ought -not to -l?e made but Ihe
-you evVl impression; ! have gained (Legislature should take ful advantage
VI . ; - of "the amendment leaving the "unani-
'': .v lnce "V"" v- V ,. " - ... !m0us consent" subterfuge in the dis-
m&'i nmTjcara and giving all of its time and
v-v-1 t ? m5gj3
REV, GEO.'T". HILL
We bean the war with the eompara-?
tively modest -aims of protecting our
commerce -and .preventing" Germany
from conquering the Allies. Under. Mr.
Wilson's guidance," our aims hay e .stead-J
iy grown into a "vast network of terri
torial, ethnological and power readjusts
ments. Never in the world's history has
! there been a-war with such comprehend
isive objects. Jever have nations fought,
1 fr-aa. npnnip.a whose names tney nara-
iv Aciiew andvwnose hfstory was ah -un
opened booK,v:But now has come the
Launches a Dandy Little Bomb Quietly ! at a Big
y Limner ana lommy jonesf -jci yii
The Jazz Band
S Who . will succeed Rev. H. S. Osborne; 'moment when we must resolutely refuse
! rectc of Christ Chirch, this city.
Attorney 'E. F. Ay
CHARLIE E. HUGHES
CHARLES E. HUGHES, son of Mrs
Gid Hiighes,"Sr. t;f this city, volunteered
and enlisted in the United States-Navy
ua n ef sixteen vears, and was
Bem"-' " . . 7 " . . to n-Msre HIT. M. C. A
teers years ot &g3 ann nas anedujr nau .
two promotions' during the past year
And is now Quartermaster ' on bcard
Sub Patrol Uts.waho" over in Brest.
France. He writes very interestingly
to bis mother cf his experiences and
has sent her several Souvenirs. He
savs he has ited every section of
iw.AnVrnl one Uncle Jimmy - Of these there will not.be a lew. int
oVaviie;. wnWas no twb aues.fions of r(ads and schoo s m
. r 1. 1 .r .. .... nf n,0mcoiwa wrii -nsr tne liiseiiuii.j' - - - -
'---iated by II prestentauye .. . Vir ; Vtpc.t extent placed -on the Honor Roll at St. nei-
. - 1. . 1 ..t .. .... c vnnt.'vo ioiw mnifprs to'the greatest exiem h'1"
Wake. I a it.wereupo J " . "nr-tntion arc Una, the naval train.ng stat.on .n
Cbserv4' cartj ,W saui , ( uuuu wini i Berkley Va. Charlie is not quite eigh
mtVivi. ;wders of JflUzaDetn i crying neeus. . . .
Wa original way of do-.this demand will ifequire the very best
ing ti his in seconding the. nomina-j thought! of the .vfry best tmn!
both Dranciies or, me iA'(,"".'v
will, be a year when the law .committees;
ys-iU not hive much prestise attacli
ing to them. Tie man who will get
honors and"-&P will deserve them wil
be tub man who .submits and puts
j., ,v- ,,boMo nrnCTamS for t!l(
!meetng, of the" outstanding .needs of
the-state. ! f
ti various departments and insti.
tu3Cns oSthe fetat4 wilLpJ'-
th end that they De "-''-"-'.7
ijied.to. aemaiw nf
r.ver receiveyT oeiore
elfare, wiich unaer a. yxi-
d m tne
nnt Mfl" Liie TlCLUOr legisiauu.
of the State
fwhic Tmust connurtc co-operate and
if Possle on a much bigger and more
, r5v. Vi general govern -
Uennis mt in abating the evils of the secret
r Speaker oi j Uquor " traffic mUera will be
a. pleasure tc M e of proVidiris the
W Mr. rummitt's speoVh of accept- ' vherewith and this will ; certain oe e
' - "Rerrt sentfeivs
tjf " '. " r.-ivfd h3S orierinai way yi-
tioiV" It evL3itvthat .- they have
...heai-d o: tU.eirT befgre and are expect
' "ing kne to rt o a lot of pectaouar stunts
'.AVatbh m- fool eni. There's "nothing
' like a serioVis mind body of men to
mass a fell-Aw cautious. I never. felt
. so cautious h my life. This is a ser---J0ui4
minded bVdy of men, this Genera?
AssAnblv of lik 9. At least it looks that
i ways me "now
?; : JC Uk the 1
to -have Deeji
the state evef
;;?;met lots cf fin
eyejon several '
My first, introdu
leslators ' came wit
caucus of the pemocr
1 o nipasure to he
Stanley Winborne of
a. Biummit, of Oxford
via T-fouse. And it wa
r mIh' 1 1 II III 1 1 1 I
1 in j
nee dur T ' .
! Question of overwhelming importance
qnesnuii n,v,Q,o ? his room foi
x,;.-..;m'. and momenu i, ar,a
ineit for the speaKerftiip, - as far as e ""-ut constitutlona
Tuesday, menu 0 ! SnSmertMraature . ought tc
his fight was lost. He sei.t Jor j provide them. '
ponent-and told him frankly tnat hc.i are ahead. The members-
was out of the race and aced himseli men of plenty of ability. N
at his disposal. , napped twa, ; ffar need be felt on iat score. One
with Mr. Winborne wren- -r.. , Mn& rnnraeement from home tc
,L rrv, wa. they greeted. is proper encouragement
each other and tile wjy wmooriie u
mitted defeat without first sparring 1 01
sl lot of favors wai refreshing. It; made
me wish there welre two speakerships.
requires tnat 01s v.tvi Caro-
p Dast the peanut stage. North -aro
are pd.tt v m tv,ta session ol
lina wants resuns
Of Locsl Interest
Of course you foYts back home want
to know what is soing on that will
particularly concern you. I shall at
tempt, to inform yov' from week to
week; I believe mW W my ta
ents in Pasquotank understand that I
am going to introduce a bill calling an
" election for stock law in Pasqueank
Representative Morgan of PerquTmans
tens me that he-will do the same for
y,ia ritnnty.;- .-
The next and mosci important subject
is that of good roads, eitner-
ior Ferebee nor myself knows what
ri i' WA'-inl that direction
can ue - 1 i
Both of us will do Uat we can to
provide better .roads If or Pasquotank
, - .tk. iiintJoB that 'want
county ana iw v ,
kooa roade. I am hot fenator Ferebee s
spokesman, but I feel 4afe m conunu
ing him on this questlda.
It has been indicated to m'e ' that
there wiU be a numbei of minor local
Mils to be considered. There are three
feounty Officers in Pasquotank ,wno
want their salaries raisea. -wegsiei
LEAVES CITY FOR
HER FORMER HOME
sf Deeds Munden wants, z,duw p.
.!ierk''ol the Court LittlW wants :f),500
Jand Auditor Carmme wits something
-Hke. These gentlemen! want me tc
introduce bills raising their salaHes
I have told them that the couiitj qbm-
.' Yta fi-iiardians 'of the
- county-ff. finances and that I: thought j
a request iui v - . -
aries ehould come first fronr fie
f Commissioners. What d6 yih
tvtt-s Minerva I. Bradford, widow ol
the late D.B.Bradford, deceased, return
ed to her home this week after an ab
sence of some time, having been called
td her old home in Spring Grove, York
rirtuntv. Penn.. on account? of the re
cent death of her mother.
Mrs. Bradford comes to make fina
preparation to leave the city for hei
v.ome in Snrine Grove. She is a womar
of sterling qualities and it is with re
mut T17Q OOA Yttr leave. During the
glOV TT V mww
short time of her residence here she
has done quite a good deal of charitable
work helping those who were in troub
ble or unfortunate.
Ttofnre hr marriaee. Mrs. Bradford
held the position of head nurse at the
Elizabeth City Hospital.
Rev!" Geora F. J H late of St. .Paul's
Parisi..-. (Sreehville,; . C., - has accepted
a call to f ill I the vn;ancy made by the
Rev. HZ. S.'l:lobfii4 at Christ Ohurch
this city, fl r .
. Mr. Hill ift given a leave of absence
last July filn. his )arish at Greenville !
work, at Camp
Virnrtsviort.li.Viiartrmburs. S. C- - '
Mr. HiTJ me to . this parish early
fn'.ljeeemberjtp fill' the pulpit for that
month "and le t .roved himselfr such a
forcefui, eloJient;;and efucient " minis
ter that the congregation voted un
animouy tojhave him. stay. .
lie nhnounkd last Sunday morning
his inteUtionsvto Etay andJhe congre
gation tnyst Church feel they have
been " ve' ffWunate in securing Mr.
Hill as taeirjAector. .
WHY NORhi CAROLINA
On Account o.
ouor -Traffic Being
Outlasd in Our State. - '.
ELWOOD THOMAS M ASTON
Durinsr the absence "of - Mrs. H. Clay
Vt.reman; President of the W. C..T- IJ
Ren B. C. Hcninsr presided at the meet
ing last evelsagvat the First Kaptist
Church cjbl M. Several . irJerest
Ing talks W- lade and a set d reso
lutions passVfte-v. J. M. Orrfmd of
Should Ratify; A5lv,.J. B-. I?3-0?-01
tun rrRnvteria. .1 Church also Render-
el a very fine address on tb
perance Outlook for the TVor
niorcp n::r aims anv ' further." Hav
ing ousted .Russian, Bulgarian, Turkish
Austrian and German autocracy the Al
lies and the United States should not
allow themselves to imagine' that it i
their- business to police the world, or
to work out the salvation of the people
thev--have liberated. Now is the time
for a firm clear-cut policy of: Hands
OFF! .- r '
' in the swing of the pendulum . from
autocratic rule to democracy, there wiir
naturally be tremendous disorders; that
is quite inevitable; look back at the
French Revolution. People do not gc
along for hundreds o years under tyr
annous dynasties, and then suddenly
irlide into freedom without a ripple. We
mew' this" when we first began a war
for democracy. When we said to. our
selves, ,cVe will free those people, we
should also have said "And they wilJ
aise the very devil; biit no matter what
happens we must let them alone." For
only the Russians themselves, the Aus
trians themselves and the Germans
themselves, can solve the problems pre
sented by the new order. Revolutions
must run their course. And no crime
ae-ainst democracy is so unforgiveable
as that of conquerers who impose alien
carpet bag . rule ; on av nation in tne
ftfjWolutionary' re -birth.
- fCfear as it is tnaX7o3Hajpa.yu -oiivos
aloof at this time, sinister voices
will be raised on every" side urging us to I
go in and pacify. These voices win caxe
fully refrain from stating tne aciuai
truth. For instance they will not say
If we allow an economic revolution in
aspires to be governc
lina in four years ho
pired to gubernator.
but no serious , effosit
illett of" this city
I launch a boom until
r of Is orth. . Caro-
nce. He has as-s
al honors "before.
was . made ' . tc .
st Saturday night
ij-Mrr Aydlett to
irr: :.. '; " , j about thirty distiuff'Jishet, North Caror . .
- iimahs""' at thearboroufjEfel j in
itioil York Raleigh. It wn't imendeathaC ;.
To Be Continued In
v i . i I i Tvior? nimli f non It
Doom snuiuu . ue .. w ..;
was to have been pulled off under -a -;
good deal; of camouflage- and sent. On :
its way quietl?' thru the state.. But
T ' C. .TonesT formerly of Elizabeth City,
Thp rsnard of CommissioUers of Paa-: .
the Yarborousrh Hotel
quotank county began the 1 Tew -Year insand Mr jones, is one of the- frankest
the right spirit at their Jaii.us.ry meet- fellows n the state. Jones never, cculd
ing last Monday by voting to continue , gee wny- any one should keep a secret,
the Home Demonstration Work in ; this i jones is an admirer of Mr. Aydlett
county and appropriating SGOO for the nd ,so I whei some one told him that
wurpose: ji . yiiiB "v the dinner v- -:lt! laruuiuusu
ing thelyear 1919. The Board refused, start a pDorn for Mr. Aydlett for gov-
to makej this appropriation at its meet- iernor, "-Jones spilt .-the beans.
tng in .December and - brought : down j " Mr --jonejs- even got hold of -a report-
a storm! or protest ua n-a ucnu .""rr jer-for the iNew k osserver auu. luiu
every seption of the county. ,.. . ! the reporter about it This then ex-
The Commissioners in voting to eon" 'plains, the following article headed
tinue the - home ' demonstration wock...paSqUOtPink Ducks and Aydlett-Boom"
re-appoii'lted Miss Marcie Albertsoi ' wni appeared, in last Sunday's News
who has so faithfully and .elticientiy & -QbseiVer,
sprved the office, the past three years.
It was alW voted to pay Miss Albert
son her sklary for" the month of Dec-
eniber, lfl8. ? . , . ; '.
One of the commissioners who refus
ed to votel for the home demonstration
work a mimtbj ago was if. i. Tiicaaru
of Providelnce township. Mn pritcVard
laid before the Board Monday a peti
tion signed by. 47 of the most influen
tial farm- rs and " farmerettes in . his
townships 'eniiiding"a continuance of
the workJ Mr. Pritchard voted accord
ingly. . i . . - ' - - , ",
George M. Scott, chairman of th
board, who was most bitterly opposed
ns passwpRe-v. J. at. orr.pna oi
First - MeV.odist Church fkve ar
ress on 'Why North (!-'5rolina
THE accomF2r5y'rg picture is from f howing is a siot of the resolutic
recent photo cf Ellwood I nomas ivias-
Maston of this city
ton, a son o. U. J
who is recovering from petrol
soninci in in Englis
Maston was a first class machinist or
U. S. Submarine Chaser No. 2G2. Mer
on the submarine chasers who have
seen service overseas have had rougr
experiences and will have many har
rowing tales to relate when they ge'
3 pass -
HINTON HEIRS FILE PETI
TION TO SET ASIDE WILL
The ! rst case on the docket of the
Superior Court "this week was
the Joi n L. Hinton will case. The
heirs of John L. Hinton, Deceasd. filed
a petition to have the will set aside
Ehringhause and Small, Meekins and
McMul!an,of this city, and R. C. Doz
ier of South Mills appearing for the
plaintiffs; Aydlett and Sawyer, Thomp
son and Wilson, of this city, H. S. Ward
and A. D. McLean of Washington, N.
C, for the defendants. As we go to
press no decision had been rendered
by the jury.
HOW CAN YOU MAKE OTTO
GO IN A COTTON PATCH?
I - The first petition to reach meffrorn
PasquotanK comes iron .bwhm
ship BBd contains about ?0 nanbef, in-
clucijag many of the best citizens of
that township, opposing stock law. The
petitioners state thaf they are will
ing to hare the law ' applied to a,? the
reet of the county, but want j NewlancV
left out.." ( '' , '. ..- ' 'V , 1 '
vTnAfer the caption, 'Big Work Aiiead':
vofltnrrlav's News & Observer indicate.
ed something ot the' -work ahead foi
this.: session of the General Assembly
The News 4k Observer says: i. , '
f The roeeeti'ng ortbe Legislatures of
j course an occasion of great Imporriac..
V..T, mlafnSt of the Legislature this
is of exceptional importance. The
ZS?. hit the nevr stride ij,, ?es-
"vr- vi.i.. anHno- nf the w,! and
- bas brought, ln.a large sense the W
i the' onstrncti ve, creative side of 1 the
'Stat. . in proportion J!'-
' ture is progressive aim v"
" AdJresponfiibillty in (that proportion
: will.) the State be provided with ) the
. - ar ffletiit2 the demand.-j of
muuiMwj . t w . ,
pf Elation this. es-
C iion?wiIl : Involve more responsioiitiee
&.; tlP-J ZwtJMt a tha lot of any! of
'iw iTTt&mjiaiimmMn.: certainly in ... r,ai
Otto -Cartwright, an aged colored
citizen of-. Salem township has lived
long enough to see hook and line fish
ing pay big dividends. Otto went fish-
ng with a hook and line Thursday
an. 3 and caught 26 black bass which
fte sold for $5.00. He says there'd be
no more cotton picking in life for him
if the fish would keep on biting and
prices stay where they are.
CLEARANCE SALE AT
M- LEIGH SHEEP CO
It would pay you to visit M. Leigfy
Sheep's during his special Wni Let
Clearance Sale. He offers some veryi
tempting bargains to -the thoughtful
and careful shopper. See his ad oi?
' page five of this issue. - He has some
wonderful reductions on all ready, to -wear;.
OLD JOHN IS DYING
John Barleycorn, battered ' much by
Carrie Nation and Billy Sunday, is now
tottering on his last legs. He has
foiight many a battle but has .always
managed to survive but now' since
Congress is his latest opponent, it is
almost a certainty that he will take the
count before lone. John has many
friends, in fact his friends are more
numerous than his enemies but some
how they are ashamed of him and the
eompany?itie keeps. And nearly all ol
us would "make small contributions tc
lis enemyi the Anti-Saloon League
tecause we hate to admit that we don'i
Want to hit old John below the belt
and many, a time he has been shoved
Imder the belt.
Up to the present time twenty-twc
states ha ve-ratified the proposed pro-
states yet need to pass this act before
the amendment is ratified. Our own
state, North Carolina, is almost cer
tain to follow the lead set by Ohio
Colorado and Oklahoma earlier in the
week. - .. . . '
So- Farewell, John Barleycorn ma
your bones be preserved in alcohol.
- WHEREAS. The liquor tr
yi petrol gas poi- een outlawed in our State by jhe over
h hospital.. Mr. j wiieiming majority of over 40.;.C 0 votes,
since May laue, ana
WHEREAS, The removing- of this
temptation, by law, has .allovjd thou
sands of our weak citizens tl become
strong in 'character, - faithful, home
makers, respectable citizens', unfetter
ed Christian workers,, and to look up
ward in life, and to look upon- their
progeny without . seeing themarks of
debauched ancestry, a"nd -.,
WHEREAS, Prohibition has been so
successful toward "the upbuilding of '
our citizenship, our churches, " our
schools, our agricultural interests, our
business institutions, our religious,
social, and financial interests, and
WHEREAS, We desire the same
blessings for our neighbors the other
States of our Union now being cursed
by the legalized liquor traffic that
have been our under Prohibition gov
WHEREAS, The transporting of
liauor into prohibition states by the
small territories now legally manufac
turing it. works a hardship upon pro
hibition states, and is unfair and un
just to us in our efforts to enforce
obedience to law, and to maintain a
high standard of citizen Mp, and ,
WHEREAS. The United States Con
gress has submitted to the State Leg
islatures " the adoption, of an amend
ment to our Federal Constitution, pro
hibiting the manufacture and sale ol
Alcoholic beverages, anywhere in the
Union, therefore -
tit TT RESOLVED, by the churches
of all denominations of Elizabeth City
assembled together in union services
Tan g. 1919 in the First Baptist Church
of Elizabeth City, N. C, .;-'.'.
tttat. We do ask and urge dur . Re-
r,0ntAtive. Hon. W. O. Saunders, iand
mii- Senators. Hon. Miles W. Ferebee
ot, Won. W. -T. Cross, not only to vote
ty. th Prohibition Amendment to the
TTAral Constitution, but to use tneir
Influence to cause every senator and
representative in the Legislature rc
vote for said amendment.. '-.
f to rtnt-inuance of the home demon-
a hitiAn in vv w -
i i j... arr mhn ia ntmosed in
Germany and Russia and a sociahstic - .
government, our investments and m- Tr L was not present, at ; Mon-
demnities will be Imperilled. If oirect or a
popular rule and co-operatice mdustr j aa y smeetms t. . . ,
ducted by the working cUis r-isic meeti
A ;ed to take ot in one coimt r i. t JoWissipners, many of them
presumably spread to- others, and the ;
foundations of the exploiting class will of them Ved
he sKaken eyerywMre. ieend the meeting was held,
this disguised is high sounu,ag: mQif tn
' " 7.T.- Vptiv commissioners um wt.
milk-white phrases,, will oTTOcny mmitta and citizens on
what they will mean. ,hion. of home demonstration
j - - 0 U. MJVV -
Sin Against Holy Ghost. work, but went into the business of
We must remember-that, in the eyes makjng the necessary appropriation and
cHadustrial plutocracy, to set up co re.app0inting Miss Albertson early ir
NEGRO SOLDIERS ARE
r ARRIVING. FROM FRANCE
-V"'-.;'' ' ' - - ': - - ' '
It" - is reported, the transport, Louis
ville, arrived; from France lately bring
ing home 9 64-troops and 573 civilians
Ojf this number? 875 were negroes!.
he -story ..next' week will be : "The
ONE GUESS. TO A CUSTOMER
This week being court week in Eliza
beth City several Interesting cases
cause up. One was of a man charged
with an offense quite contrary to the
law of our land. " One of the witnesses
was asked by the defendants lawyer:
"Mr.. .-. you iiave quite a shady
reputation,, haven't you ?"
" "Tea sir,' Mr. ..... ,," the witness
replied, ivery .niuch. like yours only; 1
have - more -women - than you." -.
G reaalna the Vays; '; :
Said the iloLeBXttfatA say
what, you ' please ; about elbow grease
being necessary for success, but "the
oHy tongue has v& Itt'iF.wtf
operative production is the sin against
the Holy Ghost. This ana nut im
ported Russian excesses, is the Ameri
can junker's main indictment against
nAnnmf. unheavaL Russia
has been knouted for centuries, starved j
ronturies, silenced for. centuries vjr-
a profiteer aristocraey so corrupt that
it even gurglarized its own .means
defense. ; Now Russia is nea aouuj.
wmWshe is trying to set up me
co-operative commonwealth which for
generations has been the ideal oi etuu-
mists. And she Is ilea awuwm.
pecial zest because, from r the point oi
view of our capitalist newsnapers, she
is so unreliable; for Russia continually
refuses to perform atrocities wmcn our
press has already ascribed to ner a
Certainly the much misrepresented
revolution has been violent; revolutions
are by no means parlor games ; they
emtP undertakings at best, in
mo , , w
which the stakes are me ana ue
the morning session
AN UNUSUAL SERVICE
The .country is full of good
eye specialists and: there are
hundreds of good eye glass man
ufacturers, but it is worth some
thing to Elizabeth City and-vicinity
to know that both can be
found in this town.' Dr. Hatha
way is not only a reputable and
skillful optometrist, but he
grinds and fits glasses on his
nremises. This unusual service
is seldom found except in much
larger cities. . ; .: . -
DR. I; D. hMiAWAVS
Orer UlcOftbe A Ociee
'.'."Pasciuotank county duck possi
bly did or possibly did not have any
thing id do with it, but after the Bar
Association" banquet at the Yar
borough last night somebody start
ed an( Aydlett boom for Governor ifi
19 24 and it was passed along . the
rest i of the evening as though the
campaign was just a few days off.
rirjvernor Bickett and - the Su-
preiihe Court Justices were guests of
honor a-t the banquet given oy
DoJ- Association. - Covers were la
torf thirty, including the participa
In7 the centennial celebration yes
dy. President, E. P. Aydlett,
fiizabeth - City, had sent .ddwn
V n07P IT l i -"LJ t? wjiu, uub iiiVA ll in laj.-
for anything out ,-TS iv. andthe lawyers found them just
about as 'delightful? as ;acIIoover
less meal. ; ;. , .... '.: . , . ;
"Afterwards someone launched the
Aydlett boom and it was given a
hearty receptibn. . It will :; be . time
for the east to name the candidate
and fn about "four more years, if
everything goes well, his announce
ment may be expected his friends
say. - . v . "
"Mr. Aydlett is ' one of the best
known lawyers in the State and has
served over half of hisiterm as presr
ident of the North Carolina Jtsar
Association. He was one of the
speakers at the centennial celebra
tion he yesterday." j - :
Mr. Aydlett had as his guest, Gover
nor T. W. Bickett, the members of tr
Sunreme Court, distinguished member
iAf the North Carolina Bar Assoclatioi
een given Grover W 1,1 others. The dinner cost him $2.6C
a plate, say .nothing of "the ducks.
FARMERS MAY N0WSE-
CURE NITRATE OF SQDA
Notiee has b
Falls County Agricultural Agent foi
Pasquotank county, that the u. s. de
partment of Agriculture will sell at
cost a supply of. nitrate of soda to-farmers
4n Pasquotank County, and by the
assistance' of the County Commission
ers -the following' Nitrate Committee?
v.o Kaon a anointed: W. J. "Williams
UObO WVV w-x-
J. N." Brothers, Grover Jennings, John
S. Morgan;. J. Walter i-eryiayeri rm-
char, A, JT. Stanton, W. Rv Simth, W
.T Andern! S. "W. Scott. '
Application blanks arebeing mailed
Committee, and those de-r
siring Nitrate of Soda during, the year
nf 1919 may make application with elth-
io irtrwianf fVian was France in 1793,
when the people Wiled off the aris
tocrats, men and women aiiKe, ourucu
Mt.tM and made of their country
a horror to dream of and a hell to live
in. It was terrible, but.it was tne
overstress in a break 'or bww
which Carlyle pictures as tne nooiesi
,man events. " "The greatness of
human .actions," said Pasteur, ''can be
meksured. by -the" inspiration,, wnicn
gives them birth!" . And Russia's ins
piraUoh.has -been, to abolish economic
slavery by removing, irora mo
both htsprofit and political power.
which the staaes are " er or tne omwuiBc . - .
But, on the whole Russia has beer .fr A&ricuitural Agt.before the Ijt
WAR DEPT. ALLOWS SOL- V
. DIERS TO KEEP, UNIFOR
COU ROOSEVELT PASSES
7 , AWAY WHILt AOUttr
" Roosevelt ' died while
- 3v , -w-- , : - . i - .
asleep at his home on ;agampre HiUt
rc, -a, N. Y. DeatH-was dtie' to
rheumatism which affected the heart.
via Anv i"huf . it was
illness would prove fataL Mrs..Roose-
velt was the only memDer ot iC""
i k Mm -nt the time of his death.
Funeral arrangements were "of the m.-
plest kind.-- :i '.;;. . ' . '.".. .' - .'"
FIRST SNOW OF SEASON
VISITS THIS SECTION
Slav nf Jan
No money will be required at time oi
making application but upon; jiotice
from the authorized representative of
the Department of 'Agriculture farm
ers who have "signed applications must
deposit with a local bank designated
by-the Secretary of Agriculture, tv
mvr cost of Nitrate F. O. B. port
Arrangements have been made to se
cure a large quantity of Nitrate oi ooua
and it is believed that all reasonable
requirements can be met.
Secretary Baker informed- Chs
Ient. of the House Military CommittI
recently that the War Department ll
decided .that all discharged solid
may permanently, retain the .unlfo
and overcoat they wear when must
ed out. Mr. Dent prepared; a bill fe
bodying the necessary author!
viously the department, had patnnedl
have the clothing, returned to the Gov
ernment " three months . after the ; sol. .
fdier's dtechargo. C'. .
SWAT THE H. C. OF L.
About one' of . the most, welcome in
vestigations that could-be made in this
city is an investigation of profiteering
on food-stuffs in this city. While other
cities nearby have made investigations
h ia sort and have succeeded in get.-
ting prices down to such a normal that
. - Wf -fCW TT T? Wt WIT y ' 1"Jl'-!f i J-.l.
IU LUKE, I niili I, i iifk I .a
ni Tnnsavelt was taken sick on New - etliftV vour meal, this ciry i
not Defleycumo,- dutches of the
.'-'ivjiL- A fi.ia' ifv were visit
- l ira. TC91UCU1.0 v ; 7
ed ; b'y their first snow storm ; Sunday
afternoon. ,v : '. -. : - -" " - '
All the morning the sky looked -gray
and" threatening . as .if a snow storm
was on ite way and about twoo'clock
snow began to fall and by dark every
thing was covered.' "
ri.TrvniaV ? mornbagi
foDss found they . had to" wade through
a foot deep or1 else t;w,win
t clutches of the profiteer. It
is a known fact that a restaurant in this
city charges 40c per dozen for raw oyst
ters that costs 40c the quart when
bought wholesale. Egg sandwiches re
tail for 25c: over the counter wnue wee
are quoted at 63c a dozen.' This is just
a smaH example of the thing which this
city is idly allowing to go on. v
' A eroose Tin the city markets sen any-
where from forty to fo-y five - cehte
the pound while: the wholesale maiKeu
quote it at thirty cents. Is it any won
der that ve are ' continually . v
more and mofofopd-stuffsTj; Is fit
hot time for the Board of Aldermen -of
itv to annolnt i& Food Commls-
AnL who -couidSeetnat there fc
no excess profits charged on gooas oi-
j of? Afflrla.T lfntlld do much .
State Specialists Carry; Cdinplsi'.But.
. '. eltcrrina'-'Oulfili.
To overcome some of the frfeat locflei.
occuring annually in North - Carolthft,
because of a lark or general Jcnowieag
about butchering, cutting ., ana curl
meat, the agricultural extension woi
ment of Agriculture are; givlngr de
strations in different sections
just howr this work is 'best do
the same time, the utilization
products is also stressed in o
the annual loss suffered 'eac
may: be reduced as much as
- These men are equipped
plete butchering outnts wi
they show the proper methods
ing, dressing, And cutting
The new - sfiethod of curing the
oy xne use oi iue - wuo muuwu,
are all carefully explalnft and demonsV
trated at each meeting. --v;, -;
This work has been put on, as siateu
as an aid in saving the? great ' Iosi an-.
nually suffered by . the State because
proper methods of.curing and handling
the farm; meat supply are. not followed.
According to Mft Gray, the farmers of.
the State , could; save several thousands
dollars of losses each year by- Im
Ing .-their methods, "
Meat on he
iX.Irt-iC? ' irwl irind i Citv officials could dp much
to - remedy;epnarHtoBB, ,"yz -
passlbly;4hey do notwlsh an myea-
free of ch
In u se.
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