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poroAY. MAY 30, 1919.
THE INDEPENDENT, ELIZABETH CITY, N. C.
PAGE FIVE ,
Norfolk's Biggest Store ;
Place Your Winter Furs in Our Cold Storage
Lovely Silks For Summer
It is putting it altogether too mildly to'say that these,
Summer Silks are lovely but just how delightful they;
are we will leave it for you to decide when you see them." :
Certain it is that every favored sort is here on our
counters and in shopping at this store you are sure to
jret the very best value that the price will obtain.
40inch Peblette Silk, one of
the most favored fabrics for
summer wear. Shown in all the
Priced at $3.50 to $4 a yard.
36 inch Dress Satins, for suits
ind dresses, in the most' wanted
colors and in black.
Priced at $2.50 to $3.50 a yard.
40 inch Crepe de Chines for
dresses, waists and undergar-.
ments. Shown in three grades.
Priced from $1.59 to $2.50 a
40 inch .Figured Georgettes
shown in exclusive patterns for
spring dresses and waists.
Priced at $3 a yard.
36 inch fancy Silk Skirtings,
shown in the most approved
plaid and stripe effects.
Priced from $1.75 to $2.50 a
43 inch Black Dress Satin.
Priced at $4 a yard.
43 inch White Dress Satin.
Priced at $3.50 a yard.
40 -inch Black Moire Poplin, a
fabric much in favor for Suits
Priced at $3 and $3.50 a yard.
50-inch All Wool Mixed Suit
ings shown 4 in tan, light gray
and dark gray. A favored sum
mer fabric for summer wear.
Priced at $3.-50 a yard.
56 -inch Black Satin de Armor,
an. extra heavy quality Silk in
Popular for skirts and dresses.
Priced at $2 a yard. -
Plume Street Second Floor
36 -inch Chiffon Taffetas of ex
tra fine quality, shown in all col
ors and in black.
Priced at $2 and $2.50 a yard.
36 -inch Satin Messalines of ex
tra heavy quality in a full line
of the newest summer shades.
, Priced at $2 a yard
40-inch plain Georgette crepes,
of extra heavy quality in - the f
most wanted shades and in black.
Priced at $2 and $2.50 a yard.
40-inch Foulards, shown in
two grades in all the season's
newest and best designs.
Priced at $2.50 and $3 a yard.
' 40-inch Fan-ta-si, very popular
for separate skirts and dresses,
shown in the newest colorings.
Priced from $6' to $3 a yard.'
40 -inch Black Dress Satin.
Priced at $5 a yard.
40-inch Plaid Skirtings.
Priced at $1.50 and $2.50 a
34-inch. Japanese Pongee of
extra fine quality, shown in the
tan only. ' '
Priced at $1.25 a yard.
27-inch Japanese Habitai, suit
able to line Georgette and Net
dresses. A complete range . of
Priced at 75c a yard.
40-inch Silk-and-Wool Poplin,
shown in a wide range of colors,
Excellent for Dresses and Chil
Priced-at $2 a yard.
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We Sell 'iffiffi)
Electric Light 1 M
I; Bulbs I Ml JO )
Phone your orders
and get prompt deliv
eries. We handle all sizes,
including Ford bulbs,
and carry stocks suf
ficent to fill any order
Give us your next
order and set more
SHARBER & WHITE
niiAkir A I 1 11 i 1 If 1
For Suburban or Country Home, Farm or Factory
f'.unning water and sewer
' '- disposal facilities are ab
solute necessities that you
"pf't! not deprive yourself of.
-t matter how large or small,
i" can be equipped with run
r.tng water, plumbing and
sewerage disposal system
th-t exactly meets its need.
Because of their individual
Sewerage -Disposal Systems
always give perfect satisfaction.
S&. IXJ&P-i JjiB
W. BEN. GOODWIN, Local Agent
It - was : a
Review and Interpretation of
Current Events as Seen by , .
':-'.:r- G. WV PASCHAL . ,
SIGNING TREATY Responding - to a
DEFERRED ' request from the
German representatives ' the Peace
Conference postponed, for one week the
date for signing of the Treaty, by ; the
Germans. The new date is May 29.
In. the meantime the Allies are: let
ung tneir war dogs show their; teeth.'! THE SALVATION T h e
-Kiarsnat jfocn is openly making prep- I ARMY DRIVE Army
in water ninety -minute
foolhardy thing they did in trying the
flight under such conditions. We like
the American plan of ?' Safety- first".
The NCr4 is still in the Azores. When
the weather, becomes favorable 'she
will spread her. wings and not lower
them - until : she . sights . the coast of
Portugal. A French flier, planning to
fly across the Atlantic" from .the coast
of Africa to Brazil on May 25 new
a longer distance than the NC-4 made
on her flight to the Azores, snaking
1,348 miles from France to Morocco
without a stop. He injured his mach
ine in1 landing and 'must for the pres
ent abandon his flight for Brazil. : i
aratlons for breaking up camp. : We flnlahed , drive for . Sl3.000.ooo for
hear more than ever before of the I u. r ntTO. u
.ft I uuiuc SOI vivc . - . ao . (XL c iiui
"uwen,u poison gas, cauea uewisite, t . hut we hope that th wih;
with which a few airplanes could an- ed.ror amount was got The one re
mmiate every, living thing in Berlin. ,ieinn, ftralzation that was aT ,,n
iAgain we hear hints that Marshal disputed success in war work was the
Salvation Army. ' We have yet to see
rtr Ytanr- a wnrrt asraJnSt it.N The cniWt
The purpose of all this is to remind of the members of the Salvation Army
is a- spirit of humility, devotion, loyal
ty and love, love even for the outcast.
They speak a word of hope to the
most lowly, they feed the hungry, they
the Germans that they run great risks
in, not signing the Treaty. Of course
the Germans will sign. ! The German
delegates know that Germany is whip
ped. At last they will have to let the the broken-hearted,
German people Tsnow that their armies
did not return victorious. Such a fic- PROHIBITION Mr. Wilson's proposi
tion seems to have been believed "by tion that Congress repeal the war-tinrs
Prohibition law is being violently op
posed by the more ardent "drys". In
the meantime a Federal Judge in New
Tork has granted an injunction against
GERMANY'S The German represent
COMPLAINT natives , at Paris made
COmDlaint on Mav 22 that th - rtAaca I . . . .
. .. 4 federal Officers' stopping tne manu
terms were too severe. mrst tney
complain that the Allies take - Ger
many's ships and destroy German trade
and navigation which before the war
gave employment to 10,000,000 persons
Not only is Germany required to give
up all her present tonnage suitable for
overseas traffic,- but to pledge the pro
ducts of her shipyards for five years.
The Allies reply that during the war
German submarines unlawfully sunk
nearly 13,000,000 tons of shipping, and
that Germany is. required to repay
only 4,000,000, a moderate penalty in
proportion to the off ense. , Again Ger
many complains that .the Treaty re
quires her -to surrender to Poland the
territory which has produced much of
her great potato crop. To this the
Allies reply that Germany can still
procure the potatoes unless she im
poses a. tariff, to keep them out. 'Ger
many also complains of the great in
aemmues aemanaea. xne Ames reply REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
that she forced war on an unwilling lML 1V1C.KLH AIM 1 & rAKMLKb KAINK
world, that in consequence the AlUed at Columbia, in the State of North Carolina, at the close of business, May 12, 1919
uaimus nave 10 pay enunnuus iajs.es, i
f acture - of beer containing no . more
than 2-75 per cent alcohol. On the
I other hand Senator Shepherd has in
troduced a bill providing for the en
forcement of national prohibition. This
will put a federal officer into any man's
house suspected, of having liquors
classed as intoxicants. When . the
screws are put on we are going to have
trouble, mighty big trouble, in enforcr-
ing prohibition in the United States.
We. are already having it right here
in North. Carolina. Nearly every coun
ty paper we 'pick up tells of citizens
arrayed against citizens, of blockade
i stills in unending succession, of .more
drinking than ever before. Certain
communities have recently learned to
tolerate blockade stills, and when a
community tolerates a still the sheriff
I is helpless. These are unpleasant
facts, but it would be folly to" close our
eyes to them.'
MORE THAN A To cover the deficit
BJLLD0N FOR -for last year and
RAILROADS meet the require
ments in 1919, in the operation of, the
rauruaas i,zuo,uov,oo will be needed.
according to Walker D. HInes, Direc
tor General of thfr Railroads. We are
glad to be assured by Mr. Hines that
the deficits do not all represent actual
loss to the government as the money
has., been expended for working capital
and improvements, for which the own
ers will be expected to' pay when the
railroads are returned . to themi. But
the loss to the government will doubt
less -be many : hundreds of , millions.
The resentment for what' seems to be
the extravagant management should
be tempered by f the recollection that
the. railroads ; under ' private direction
had utterly failed to serve in any ade
quate way the general public or the
government before . they were taken
over by the government, and that gov
ernment control has given to a larare
degree the' desired improvement n
CONVENTIONS The Convention of
AND SYNODS the Northern Bap
tists has recently met. at Denver, that
of the Southern ' Baptists at Atlanta.
'ihe Synod of the -Northern Presbyter
ian Church met in St. Louis, that of
the Southern Presbyterians in Little
Rock. They have done some things
of national interest. The ' Northern
Presbyterians addressed a resolution to
President Wilson protesting against
his recommendation for the repeal of
the wartime prohibition on the manu
facture of wine and beer. Some of
the leading preachers in the Synod of
quoted as saying that Brother Wilson's
action was "wholly unbecoming an
elder", and Mr. Wilson is an elder in
the Presbyterian church. The South
ern Baptists protest most strongly
against putting all protestant religious
activity in the army under the direc
tion of the Y. M. C. A., "a social club".
They urge that the government allow
the soldiers, to, be ministered unto by
preachers of their- own denomination.
All four "bodies will have nothing to
do with the much "advertised plan for
a league of Protestant churches under
one general management.
STUDEBAKER XORP. PLANS,"
FURTHER BIG ADDITION
Cars Ta Day Will be 4 Ultimate
' Output of : This Concern - -
Plans-made by the Studebaker Corp. i
for, constrtiction work for the coming
year call for the expending of $8,500,-
000.. This doubles the ; amount origin
ally set asde for buildings and equip
ment, which was approximately . $4,-
250.000." he increase ; . being ; due to
changed . and generally ; improved con
ditions. As was pointed out by Presi
With the completion of the new plant
at South Bend, Ind., the company will
have approximately $5,000,000 , more
square feet of working space available, I
which '.. will make - possible .the produc
tion of about 500 'cars, a day.. More-1
over, it is estimated that the new plant
will employ from. 12,000 to 15,000 men
and women, making . the .yearly pay
roll tn South Bend alone . reach th
$17,000,000 mark.. :
Although the ; company's plant at
Detroit is turning out cars at the rate
of 4,000 a . month, unshipped orders
amounting ; to 12,000 cars - reveal . the
necessity , for ' increased facilities, and
it is4n the attempfto satisfy the de
mand for its product that the company
has decided to double its construction
program. It is believed that ultimately
the output of the company will be
brought up to something like ! 750 ears
a day. ;
WILSON L. ETHERIDGE
Wilson L. Etheridge died at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. M. P.
Brothers of this city .May 25th, at the
advanced age of 86 years. . The funer
al was conducted Sunday, May 25, by
Dr. B. C. Hening and Rev. J. M. Or
mond. The remains of the deceased
were interred in Hollywood Cemetery.
Mr. Etheridge is survived', by one
daughter. Mrs.- M. - P. Brothers,
of - this city, and by several grand
children. He was born and rais
ed in the - Shiloh section of Cam-.
flpn countv. "and shortly before
the War between the States he mar
ried and moved to Norfolk county, Va.
He served with the Confederates in the
War, and at its close he returned to
his Virginia home, where he continued
to reside until about 15 years ago,
when he moved to Elizabeth" City,
which has been" his home until the
date of his decease ' He was a brother
of the late John Q. Etheridge, vener
able and wellr known resident of. this
city for many years. -
and that the reparation goes to pay for
the wanton destruction of property on
land and sea, for ravaged Belgium and
devastated France. Germany is not
required to pay the whole Iosk but
to pay according to her ability. And
her ability to pay is greatly increased
by the destruction of her great mili
tary and naval organizations, and by
leaving off the manufacture of muni
tions of war. Such is the unyielding
reply of th eAllies. The Treaty as
proposed is their irreducible minimum
It is -that or nothing.
Loans and - Discounts ...... . . ..... . .'." . ; . ,
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured ;
AH other Stocks, Bonds and Mortgages
Banking House,. .. ,$3,500.00; Furniture and Fixtures,.
. ....... . . 104.92
. .... 4,000.00
Due from State Banks and Bankers 3,266.25
Cash Items held over 24 hours .V. 1.130.37
Silver Coin, including all minor coin currency 3,036.73
Xational Bank Notes and other U. .S. Notes ...... 3,149.00
Capital Stock paid in
Undivided Profits, less current expenses and taxes paid ......
Bills Payable... 15,000.00
WOMAN . f The House of Repre- Deposits -subject to check
SUFFRAGE sentatives -did the ex- 'Time' Certificates, of Deposit
pectedthing and promptly; passed the J Cashier's ChekftKtansUne- , ..
bill submitting the Susan is. Antnony
Woman Suffrage Amendment, for , TOTAL $103,053.78
adoption by the States as a part of STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA County of Tyrrell, May 24th, 1919,
the Federal Constitution. The vote . i, JUDSON WALKER, Cashier of the above named Bank, -do solemnly
was 304 to 89. At least eight of the swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
ten Representatives from this state I r ' JUDSON WALKER, Cashier.
voted against the bill. Good for them. Subscribed and sworn to before me.
They doubtless reflect public opinion this 24th day of May, 1919
in good old conservative !Nortn Caro- - "vv. A. YERBY, Notary Prblic.
Una whose people love and respect Coif mission exnires March 17th. 1921.
tvno rf u-nmpn wp have and are I
1 I - A Ar.
A. L. WALKER,
W. A. YERBY,
unwilling to exchange them for all the
Susan B. Anthonys. Elizabeth Cady
Stantons, Mrs. Catts, and Mrs. Pank
hursts in the world. There are cer
tainly many in our state who view the
inevitable coming Of woman suffrage
with about as little complacency as
they would the probable affliction with
the "itch that cannot be healed", spok-
en of in the Bible. The bill has yet to
p:iss the Senate. We expect Senators
Simmons and Overman to keep up their
i-fjord of .voting against it. They have
shown themselves proof heretofore
asrainst all the seductive wiles, the
nailery, tiie luwgi'riiig, me uiuu-ut-Lti- j
ing,T.he public calling of names, known
to the women lobyists of Washington.
Our Senators are men for our people to
be proud of. The women seem to have
regarded Senators Simmons as a hope
less case, but Senator Overman lias
such a smiling, happy face that they
thought they had an easy mark in
him. But they found him fixed in
ideals' which were not their ideals.
SAVED The reading world shouted
for joy last Monday morning on read
ing the headlines announcing the saf
ety of Hawker and Grieve, the bold
airmen who tried to fly straight from
Newfoundland to Ireland. They had
been miing for six days and were
gi en up for lost. They started on
their perilous journey on 'May IS. Xn
the next day when they had made
more than half of the 1950 miles of the
journey across the ocean, their engine
got out of fix and. they were forced
to descend. . They had the good for
tune to come down near a ship, the
Danish tramp steamer Mary, which
picked them up after they had been
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The magpie has a lot of stories con
npered Avith his career. What I am
going to tell you seems like nonsense,
but it is a straight fact. The "maj
of magpie was originally Marguerite
or Margaret, simmering down into a
nickname, just as a lot of human
Margarets are affectionately called
"Mag" by their friends. Of the magpie
it is said that to see one is a sign of
bad luck, two good luck, three
four a wedding. Exchange.
' Great and Small Things.
We are too fond of our own wllL
We want o' be doing what we fancy
mighty things; but the great point is,
to do small things, when called to
them, in a right spirit. R. Cecil.
SALE OF PROPERTY
firearms o Ammunition
Write for Catalogue '
THE REMINGTON ARMS UM.C CO. INC.
m wuuwMiin km , ar
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THE CLEANEST TASTE
IN THE WORLD
Xxqnait month cleanliness,
M lenttiil to health
ia Masted by the
For the non-payment of Taxes due
to the City of Elizabeth City for the
year 1918, I will sell at the Court House
Door in Elizabeth City, on Monday,
une 9, 1919, at 12 o'clock M., the follow
ing city lots for the City Taxes, and
lands located in Elizabeth City Town
ship upon which Graded School Tax j
has not been paid. An additional cost
of '95 cents fs added to all Taxes here
in specified making1 a total as here
shown. . ,
GEO. H. WOOD,
City Tax Collector.
Jenkins, Mrs. M. A., 1 lot...'.
Morgan, Chas., Est., 3 lots '. 34.26
Morgan, Chas., Est. Agt. for'
Children, 1 lot . . . ".
Phillos, S. W., 2 lots ...
Svkes, J. W., 1 lot 2.3 2
Tillett, Mrs. Pattie, 1 lot 11.77
Howard, J. W.. 1 lot $ 1.73
Stallings, D. A 1 lot 4.41
Brickhouse. Isaac, I lot . 6.73
Brinkley, Ira. 1 lot '. 1.95
Burgess, Joseph, 1 lot 1.79
Cobb, F. DeSoto, 1 lot 5.97
Dixon, Nellie, 1 lot, .' 1.79
Edney, Elihu, 1 lot 5.55
Glover, Ed., Est., 1 lot 9.34
Griffin, Chas., 1 lot 5.97
Griffin, J. E. & W. A., 1 lot 1.95
CORONA C. means a good cigar .
You know it by its band or box.
Men of prominence are known by name.
Clothes are made by hundreds of tailors.
Your safeguard is a label spelling
$30 to $50 iFi-aijauf Clothes exclusively
. . sold by -,
O. F. Gilbert, Prop.
Hoggard, Jos. S., 1 lot
Johnson, Lee Ernest, 1 lot 6.31
Mebane, Jno., .1 lot
Owens, Luther, 1 lot
Perry, J. E., 1 lot .....
Rogers, Dave, Est., 1 lot
Spruill, Jno. H., 1 lot .'.
Tillett, J. B., 1 lot
Turner, Martha, 1 lot .
Watkins, Clarence, 1 lot
4$$ lives to
Are you always successful on baking
day? Are your cakes light and spongy
and your biscuits white and flaky?
If not, let us - help you with
Whedbee, Mary, 1 lot 5.72
White, Daniel, 1 lot 6.65
White, Geo. W., 2 lots 11.67
Whitehurst. Elias. 1 lot 1.20
Bond, Clifton, 1 lot $ 9-32
Davis. Caroline, 1 lot 5.73
Gallop, Chas. Est., 1 lot ... 8.66
Johnson, George, 1 lot" , 6.98
Jones, M. B., 1 lot 10.58
Jones, .Thomas, 1 lot .... . . 9.67
Lane, Amy. 1 lot 1.79
Overton, Mary E., 1 lot 6.98
Overton, Levy E., 1 lot 6.31
Owens, .Demos, Est., 1 lot ..... 2.63
Reid, Geo. W., 1 lot ' '. 6.98
Sanders, T. J., 1 lot. . . . ..... 1.85
Spellman, Louisa, 1 lot 5.89
Spruill, J. T:, 1 lot " 9.91
White, Alberta, 1 lot 6.31
Whitehurst, Armour. . Heirs, 1 lot 4.97
can't compare the
prices and relative
merits of them all,
Orily a corporation,
operating scores of
cars, can afford to
pay a man to do that.
But there's your
"tip"! If. you cant
study, and they; can,,
reap the benefit of;
If you learn that
scores of companies in
Chicago. . New Yqrk,
and San Francisco, us
onjy Diamonds that
taxi companies in New
ton and Portland. Ore.,
average oveir 5,000V
miles on Diamond,
Then you havei
positive proof, that
these business men.
are convinced that
Diamonds are the
most economical tires
they can buy
: That you can "Cut
Your Tire Upkeep;
Elizabeth City, N. C.
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one 226 Elizabeth City, N. l
In v the enamel with
. its natural color.
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