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THE INDEPENDENT;. ELIZABETH CITY, M. C--
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try Sin . :: " r" -crioay, janu-
- "ent station and the
larmers' an ;
SatraC Wewland ool house
J ru oruary 1st
.department of. agri
of theT ,ervlce representatives
:PtahrtmOClS will be presenl
f ounty along practical lines,
1. oiSt,itUted W?VI 1en Promptly at
is " a-noon. Everybody
asked to t ike notebook and pencil.
aut JTUn bX WU1 be opened and
:anaWereIn rd taWe
siJ1 thC subjects. to be empha
ed that are of especial interest tc
. mea are: .
Soil M-rlUit ' :
--V.J, i'juu- ana reea crops.
' pasture' marketing, etc.
Of especial interest to women will be'
such subjects as; "
How to make au Attractive Home
How to Properly Feed and Dress the
Children; The All A'ear Round-Gar
den for Health and Emommv; How we
may save Food so a? to Help Feed 8
Hungry World, aad otl r matters per
taining to good housek?jei;ing. ,
Th Emancipator is the title of the
latest addition to the publications eman
ating from Elizabeth City. The Eman
cipator is an attractive 8 page church
paper to be published monthly.by Pas
tor George W. Clarke of Blackwell Me
morial Biptist Church. In launching
,the' first issue , of his publication Pas
; tor Clarke has sustained"" his reputation
of doing things well. The Emancipa
tor is' the most attractive church papei
- -ever 'to, have come from a local press
Editorially it breathes a broad and fra
grant spirit of tolerance for the. errois
of men and a radiant hope for theJi
, -emancipation thru education.
WOYOCK BOYS RETURN
Dudley W. Bagley, 2nd. Lieut, of the
staff of the Machine Gun School at
Camp Hancock, Ga., was discharged
-from service Dec. 28th.
William W. Ritter, Yeoman of Nava7
-Auxllary Reserve, was discharged from
service Dec. 16tb.
Rupert E." "West, Sergeant of Quar
ter Master Corps was discharged from
service Dec 27th.
FLU CLOSES DARE SCHOOLS
All public schools in Dare County
have been closed indefinitely due to e
fresh outbreak of influensia In that
county; according to a report' to the
Superintendent of . education in this
county this week. The superintendent
of education of Dare is among those
afflicted, and three members of his
family are also ill. G. U. Dickens and
his wife, two colored teachers of this
city who went to Manteo last week tc
teach. In ti3 colored publ'c school or
Roanoke Island have returned to their
RURAL CARRIER EXAMINATION
The United States Civil Service Com
mission has announced an examination
for the County of Currituck, N. C, tc
be held at Elizabeth City n February
8th, 191 to fill the position of rural
carrier -at Moyock and vacancies tha
may later occur on rural routes from
other post offices in the above-mentioned
. George Pendleton, one of Eliza
beth City's boys, , now Secretary and
Treasurer of the Georgia Trust Co., was
in the city to attend the Hinton will
case during the past week, he being
one of the witnesses to the will.
'. " MEETING
a I V
A Centenary Group Meeting for-the
Elizabeth CityDistrict convened in the
first Methodist Church of this city or
ursdaR? ' rfight last and closed with
afternoon session the following
ptwithstanding er increasing w
Siiits Dresses lJnderwearr etc,f
This is the mot impbrte
Sale Now on in FurfSwing
The splendid service and cooperation
rendered by the banks of the country in
financing the greatest war of history is
national pride. They will not fail in the
problems of RECONSTRUCTION that are
to follow. Adequate banking service and
facilities must play a large part in their
solution. With a sympathetic under
standing and appreciation of the many
important tasks ahead, the service of this
institution developed through years of
experience are gladly placed at the dis
posal of the people.
FRATERNITY HOUSES ARE
DESTROYED BY FIRE
Three fraternity houses at the Uni
versity of North . Carolina were com
pletely destroyed by fire last week
which started in the S. .4. E. house, The
Sigma Nu and Pi Kappa Phiare the
other two houses destroyed besides the
S. A. E. The loss is estimated at $20,
000 partly covered by $2,500 insurance
No accidents or - injuries are recorded.
, TO GET NITRATE
Government To Sell Nitrate For Fer
tilizer Through the County
WEAR . WiU0
V Wall Orders Given Prompt attention. 1
..V Norfolk's' Biggest "Store''
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That Are Extreme Valued
Notice has been given to J. i3
Chandler, Agricultural Agent for Cur
rituck County, that the U. S. Depart
ment of -Agriculture will sell at cost
a supply of nitrate of soda to farmers
in . Currituck County.
The nitrate will be sold under the
authority of the Food Control Act and
subsequent legislation relating thereto
The price will be $81.00 a ton, free on
board cars at loading point or port
Farmers are to pay in addition freight
to their shipping points.
Applications for a part of the nitrate
bought by the government will be re
ceived only from actual farmers 01
owners or molders of farms for use
on their land, and may be made through
County Agent J. E. Chandler or through
(any member of a local committee con
sisting of O. Li. Hall, Currituck; W. F
Leary, Gregory; C. H. Brock. Powells
FIRST & CITIZENS
ELIZABETH CITY; N. C.
his meeting was called for the pur-
.Centenary Movement in this district
and all the Methodist pastors tbgethej
with other representatives from each
of the twenty-one charges were expect
ed to be present. . .
On, Thursday night there was-delivered
an address on "Patriotism and thf
Centenary of -World . Reconstruction'
and was followed by a" address o
"Making Democracy Safe for the
eWorld," or the Message of the Centers
ary Througn Pictures
v On,. Friday morning and again; Fri
day, afternoon there were interesting
talks upon different phases of the Cen
tenary Movement. The meetings were
"-public and everybody welcome.
Mr. F. S. Royster. President of the
F. S. Royster Quano company, wnost
i advertisement appears in this issue, is
a man who has spent his lire in tne
development of the fertilizer -business
and is as much interested in the humar
side of it now when he used to drive
around from farm to farm and sell his
output himself. He is always glad tc
hear, personally, from old customers
who have used his goods, with account?
of the results they have obtained, and
to old or new customers will be glad
to give the benefit of his many years
of experience or the advice of the tech
inal experts in his employ. If you fee
like writing him, just drop a line tc
F. S. Royster, Norfolk, Va. and he wtl.
be glad to hear from you.
MISS ELIZA SIMPSON
The death of Miss Eliza Simpson
occurred Monday morning at .9:15, at
the home of Mrs. W. H. Hyatt on South
Road street. Miss Simpson had been
in . ill health for a number of years.
She was forty six years tf age. The
funeral was conducted on Tuesday af
ternoon at 2:30 from the residence by .
Dr. B. C. Henlng. miss
born in this city and has always made
it her home. She was the daughter of
Revr Q. T. Simpson. Her only near re
latives surviving her are three cousins:
Mrs. Harold Overman, Mr. Martin
Simpson, "and Mrs. J. I,.. Phitchard of
Make this White Sale the center of attraction
N PLANNING the Undermuslin portion, of our January White Sales it has
our aim to provide garments that are charming in appearance, of excellei
quality, well made and the best possible value rather- than garments whit
possess no oiner attraction man mat or low price.
This assortment of Undermuslins is very large with a wideness of variety that is
most pleasing styles that express refinement in a most delightful manner affording
you an opportunity to choose for present and future needs at a cost that is really much
less than you had, anticipated. .
Not one, among thousands of women who make it a habit tf providint
the Undermuslin requirements of their wardrobes, but what will be enthusiastic when
they see how wonderfully good these Undermuslins are and how reasonable they are iri
cost. - . ... . -;v'-';---
We are mentioning some in which we believe that you will be especially interested.
AND THEN THE HASH
" A bparding house
'. "y Burned down today,
vpfve million bed bugs.
1 ' ' Other losses .
'-; We have to broach,
.With ev'ry bed bug
' Went a roach. .
; '-" . "Zanesville Signal.
J Among, the ruins
There were destroyed- - '
And one might find, - - -
. Deep in, the wreck,
A ..tried and trusty v- . " - -
Cfcikens neck. ' . ,
' "Sacremato Bee."
Aad wki the kitchen . " -
Wen to smash,. . ,
WJtere 'iraa destroyed .
A T bash.. -:::"-
The cluster diamond has become very
popular on account of its beautifuUap
pe'arance and its modest cost. - -
- Looking almost liki a single diamond
these rings cost only a fraction as much.
Thev are substantially set and made of
small white, genuine stones into rings,
both interesting and attractive.
r II II 5
1 1 $80 to $125 ;: :';.'. , r I
a - LOUIS SEUG J
y(fL - ' Your Jeweler Since 1 882.
are simply well fitted glas
ses. .. -; ' -:. " "'-' . . ' '
Glasses that are proper
ly measured; "2 Accurately i
made and, correctly adjust
ed never disfigure. -.-,
Some people look well in
classes, some do not. You
think the - diff erence - is in
the people, but it Is usually
- in the. glasses, ;
..." Our thirty-odd - years of
making; , good glasses has ,
taught us i how , ta :; make
glasses becoming as well as ,
GOOD FOR THE T EYES
Women's Corset Covers, made
of a good quality Long Cloth,
finished with Embroidery" trim
med edges, a few are Lace trim
med, January White Sale price,
39c a garment.
Corset Covers for women, made
of Long Cloth, some are very
prettily trimmed with ,Val lace
incertions, others finished with
neat embroidery edges, January
White Sale price, 79c a garment:
Women's Extra Size Low Neck "
Gowns that were made especially
for large women. They are of
good quality material and finish
ed with neat embroidery edge
January White Sale price, $1.75
Low Neck Gowns, in the Extra
Sizes for large women; the ma
terial is- of splendid quality and
the garments are trimmed with
Val. lace -insertions- and edges,,
January White Sale price, . $25
a garment. - "
Women's Low -Neck Gowns in
the regular sizes. Some of these
garments are -made of Nainsook,
others of pink Batiste, prettily
trimmed with, lace and embroid
ery. January -White Sale price,
Women's Low Neck- Gowns,
made of Nainsook, trimmed with
.Val. lace insertions and edges,
also shown in. a -number, of : the
tailored styles with colored hand
embroidered1 sprays: Others of -Pink
Batiste, January White Sale
price, $2.00 a garment. .
Women's Low Neck Gowns that
are made of a very good quality -Nainsook,
- effectively trimmed
with Val. lace insertions and ed
ges. Many are in the sleeveless
styles, January White Sale price,
$3 each. -
Women's Low Neck Gowns ;
these garments are made .of a
very fine quality Nainsook and .
are ; very prettily trimmed with
fine Val. lace. Exceptionally "
pretty styles. January White
Sale prices, $4.5 and $6.
Women's Envelope Chemise
made of .fine Nainsook; they are
trimmed back and front with Val.
insertion, medallions and edges. .
Also a number of pretty tailored
styles, January White Sale price
$1.25 each. . .
Envelope Chemise, cleverly
styled garments; some-are made .
of , fine Nainsook, others are of
pink Batiste, .Trimmed with fine-,
laces,, some with dainty, hand
. work.. Others of Crepe. January
White Sale price is but $1.50 a
, Women's Envelope Chemise.
These garments are made of a
very fine quality Nainsook,, trim
med with fine Val. laces and in
sertionsi ; Styles that are .espec
ially attractive January White.
Sale price, $3 each.
' - ...
Women's White Skirts, made
of- a good, serviceable .quality
Long Cloth; they are cut on the
newest lines and are trimmed .
with embroidery ruffles., January
White Sale price is only $1.25
of good grade Long Cloth cor- . '
erectly cut -and fit perfectly. Some '"J, .
are trimmed with wide embroid- :1;
ery flounces, others with lace in- : " v
sertion and edge. January White -
Sale price, $1.50.
Women's Whit Skirts which
are. made of a good quality Mus
lin, trimmed with several rows
.of Val. insertions, Organdy me-
, aaiuons, aiso wide tswiss em- .
broidery flounces, January White
Sale prices are $3, $4 and $5 each.
Women's Drawers, made of-,:
good quality Muslin and Long
Cloth; they are trimmed with
Embroidery ruffles. The , lot in
cludes both open and closed styles
January White Sale price, only
79c a -garment. . .-
Women's Drawers, made in at
tractive styles. The material Is
a good quality Long Cloth, trim
med with Embroidery . ruffles,
" " others" finished with Val. lace Insertions-
and edges." ; January
White Sale prices, $1 and $1.25
Women's extra size Drawers.
These garments are made of good
grade Long Cloth with fucked
ruffle and trimmed with VaL lace.
Priced ; for - this January. White
Sale at 85c a garment W
" Women's Extra . Size Drawers
for large people..' These, garments"'
are "made of. good"-quality Long
Cloth and are neatly trimmed
with embroidery ruffles. January
White Sale price, $1 a garment.'
209; GRANBY ST. '
(O pposito M ohticel t6 '. H otl)
WHAT HAVE YOU -
DONE ABUOT IT?
One" inarked effect will be the tre
mendous increase in all. lines.
Our leaders assert that this country
bi now and -will continue-jfco be for
years to come .one - seething . hive of
business activity. ' v .-
' While the European war up" to its
clpse, stiniulated x business- to feed,
clothe. and furnish all kinds of supplies
for the rebuilding of 'France, Belgium,
yervia, Roumania, Turkey .and Russia.
This will ' mean untold 1 millions of
dollars to be "put into circulation" in
this country. It mea ns that every man
woman and, child will -feel the golde?i
"touch -of .this enormous prosperity IF
they are prepared to take advantage
rot their opportunities. r.
(BUT MARK THIS .WELL
-The : odds against rtheinebmpeteat
wiir be" greater from now on than ever
tseiore. . ' -
New and rapidly expanding business
houses have no use for the unpreparea
It's tip to you! .
- lOTiot om von eroinsr to do? -
New classes arevbelng formed at the
nM-0vth ritv "Riislness1 College d
French .and" English and you will do
well to enter, now.. - ; ; .
. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Having qualified as Executor of the
late' Mary Whitcomb I hereby give not
ice to all persons indebted to her estate
to come forward and make immediate
settlement, .and those . holding claims
against; the same to present them for
payment within .twelve months from
the date of-this notice, or it -will be
pleaded" in bar of their recovery. ' v
. .... . C. Ef KRAMER? , . . . .
January 14th, 1919. cJ17-6t. Executor.
FOR. SALE : 17 - acres - ot land, mile
and half norths of Manteo. 8 acras
cleared, 12-acres fenced; fronts - on
annlv POST OFFICExBOX 226.' Mn.
r .'. ... ' ' .' j,
WANTED: Middle aged white woman
to live as one of the family or on salary
Good pay and a good home. Apply o
E. M. WALKER, Maple, N. C. pJ17-t
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NOTICE!: OF ADM I N ISTRATION
f ftavmg :qiaalif led -as administrator rf
fete - Chas. C." Pendleton x nereoy
give! notice to all persons Indebted - to
bis estate' to come', forward , and make
immiatn iettlement and those ' hold
ing claims against the same to present
them-.-for payment ; wjujui- :. i.wi
months' from; the date of this, notice
or it wilt; be pleaded; in j bar of . thelt
' MORDECAI KEATON, "
. ;-:v- t . r - Administrator
January 1S19. .PJIV? - - :
SALE ON -
Hayne's Sold Everywhere
at $1 ;25, In this sale.
Chalmers $2100 value,
" In This Sale ' -
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