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THE INDEPENDENT, ELIZABETH CITY, N. C.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. lsi,
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N. C. STATE NEWS
A Digest of Everything Worth
Knowing About Old North
State Folks and Things
A marker pointing the way to the
grave of Richard Caswell, Revolutionary
governor of North Carolina, and a gen-
eral in the Continental army, was un
veiled at Kinston this week.
At the North Caroana Farmers' Con
vention held at Raleigh -last week,
Clarence Poe, editor of the Progressive
Farmer, prominent writer on agriculture,
and withal a farmer himself,' was elect
ed president of the Convention.
Using, a small penknife, "Rev." Frank
Jones, colored, made -good his escape
from the Kinston city jail. Jones is a
preacher of doubtful earnestness who
had been arrested on a charge of house
breaking at LaGrange. - "
After robbing the post office at Row
land of $1,500 in postage stamps, liber
ty Bonds and cash, five ; bandits made
good their escape with the booty, in an
automobile, which was later abandoned
at Fayetteville. .. .
buyers and outside business representa
tives were on the scene, and the open-
in was nisrtiiv siiccessiui in. ccrj c-
The 1919 tobacco - market
fount opened last Tuesday.
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Its carbohydrates are of such a nature
as to be readily absorbed almost 100
per cent of their stored-up energy is
imparted tb the body as available
heat or muscular energy, for imme
diate or reserve use.
Carbohydrates are one of the three
essential elements of food necessary to
The remaining elements of Schlitz
Famo protein substances, mineral
matter, water, organic acids, aromatic
compounds, carbonic acid gas are
easily digested or absorbed, arid are
essential. Invalids may partake of
Schlitz Famo freely. .
We live not by what we eat,
but by what we digest.
Schlitz Famo is a worth-while cereal
beverage non-intoxicating health
ful, refreshing and satisfying. Good
and good for you.
On sale wherever soft drinks
are sold. Order a case from
Daniels & Cox
20 Water St.
Elizabeth City, N. G
. jilillliilli ' ' -V '
ttanamnmm Bound and half'
pound tin humidor and
that classy, practical pound
crymtal glaum humidor with
BBonxm moimtener top that
kmcvm the tobacco in much
PUT it flush up to Prinpe Albert to produce more smoke
happiness than you ever before collected I P. A.'s built to
fit your smokeappetite like kids fit your hands! It has the
jimdandiest flavor and coolness and fragrance you ever ran
Just what a whale of joy Prince Albert really is you want
o find out the double-quickest thing you do next. And, put
it down how you could smoke P. A. for hours without
tongue bite or parching. Qur exclusive patented process
cuts out bite and parch. -
Realize what it would mean to get set with a joy'tis jimmy
pipe or the papers every once and a while. And, puff to
beat the cards ! Without a comeback! Why, P. A. is so
good you feel like you'd just have to eat that fragrant smoke!
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, N. C
The first colored iState Fair in' two
years will be held ac. xtaleigh October
27.-31. Dr. James E. Shepard of Dur
ham has been electea president or tne
fair to succeed John Merrick of the .same
city, who died a few weeks ago. ,
The .dead body of a white infant ... girl
was found in a creek in the outskirts
of Salisbury Sunday afternoon. It is be
tiered to have been thrown from an aa
tomobile passing over the road. .Officer
are working on the case, but are withou a
clue. .V Y. .
C. J. Green, dairyman of Raleigh, for-n
jrave Charles Wagner, a-year-ow Kt
York boy, when he found Wagner steal
ing his watermelons, and gave i him i
tjob. Wagner has since stolen ireen i
automobile, and was later, arresiea in
. Of a class 'of Tl.'appficantef- at the re
cent North "Carolina law examinations,
Miss Willie May Stratford of Charlotte
received the highest mai, She is a grad
uate of North Carolina College for Wo
men, and studied ;iawt;tteCnI
versity .Law summer jscnooi, ana unaer
E. B. Preston of Charlotte.
The City Commissioners of Raleigh
have authorized the issuance of $95,000
worth of bonds to ta$e eare of munici
pal improvements, and to retire old
bonds becoming due this year. When
these bonds are sold it will make $180,
000 worth that, Raleigh has issued dur
ing the present year. '
Miss Margarete Urawley of Mooree
ville was recently drowned in the Tar
river near ' Falkland, while in bathing
with a number of other young people.
While wading in shallow water on a
sandbank. Miss "Brawley and another
girl suddenly stepped in a deep hole, and
the tragedy was the result.
The subject of prohibition may be in
jected into the race for the Lieutenant
governorship of North Carolina, be
tween Harry Stubbs of Williamston and
W. B. Cooper of Wilmington. Stubbs
is an anti-prohibitionist while Cooper
is strongly opposed to anything that has
to do with the liquor interests.
i Following his refusal to sell back his
business to its former owner, R. S. Gor
ham, of Rocky Mount was shot by Noel
S. Avinger, another local druggist, a few
days ago. Gorham's wounds are not se
rious. Avinger has been in ill health for
some time, and this, with the resultant
worry is held responsible for the shoot
Labor Day was celebraed at Wilming
ton by the launching of the Cranford, the
first steel -ship built in North Carolina.
The vessel just launched has a dead
weight capacity of 9,600 tons. Drawing
27 feet of water, the displacement is 13,-
200 tons, while the gross tonnage of the
ship is 6,868 -tons. She was, christened
with real champagne.
C. A. Holt of Smithfield has prepared
figures to show that the farmer is losing
money. Taking a 15-acre tenant farm
as a unit Holt gives figures to show
that, even with the present high prices
of farm products the tenant stands to
lose about $1200 a year. Maybe so,
but it doesn't work out that way in Pas-
The unique distinction of being ,the
first woman ever to stand the Virginia
state board law examination belongs to
Mrs. Rebecca Greenberg Lovenstein, for
merly of Durham but now of Richmond,
Va. The Virginia laws do not as yet
permit a woman to practice law in the
Statej but it is confidently predicted that
the General Assembly at its session next
winter, will lower the bar. Mrs. Loven
stein is planning to practice with her
Some headway has been made adjust
ing the street car operatives' strike in
Charlotte, which has resulted in "several
deaths and the patrolling of the streets
of the city for some days by six compan
ies of the State militia. Severe rioting
has featured the two weeks of the strike,
.which is the result of a refusal by the
street car company to grant recognition
to the Amalgamated ' Association of
Street and Electrical workers. It is
stated that the demands of the striking
employees have now been granted by
the company, however the situation still
appears unsettled. s
A special railroad rate of one cent a
mile will be allowed all Confederate vet
erans and their relatives who wish to
attend the Confederate reunion in Atlan
ta October 7-10. In the case of sons
and grandsons of the veterans, they must
be members in good standing of a Sons
of Veterans camp in the south, before
the certificate of eligibility will be given
them. Relatives of veterans may pro
cure the certificates- by applying to their
camp, departmental or division .comman
der, or from Mr. Fonest at reunion
headquarters, room G02, Chamber of
Commerce building, Atlanta.
Suspected of aiding revenue officers
in breaking up stills in Nash county, .7.
W. Wells, farmer of that county, has
been the victim of two attempts to kill
him. The first attempt occurred some
three months ago. wTien Wells was call
ed to his front door during the night, and
received a load of buckshot in his face
and body, after svhich assailants beat
him severely, breaking his collar bone.
Shortly after his recovery from this at
tack, Wells and his brother were fired
upon while returning' to his home from
Nashville in a motor truck. A' pitched
battle followed, in which a member of
the attacking party was killed. The
last outrage was the shooting of Wells
eight-year-old son while leading a cow
to the 'pasture near the Wells home.
Two of the most peculiarly horrible
and cold-blooded murders ever committ
ed in North Carolina were revealed by
the confession of W, Fofcter Parsons in
Richmond county jail a few days 'ago.
According to his admissions, he has "kejl
ed one negro jitney driver, and assisted
The standingthat the name
Certain-teed has the world
over; simply represents the
stimmed-up opinions of the
thousands who have tested
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It" takes the largest ibofing mills in the world
to produce enough Certain-teed to supply the
cTerqand. Certain-teed' has so thoroughly
proved its roofing superiority- from every
point of service and economy that it is now
used everywhere for every type of building.
It makes a clean, firm, protective, permanent
covering that . no element can affect
weather-proof, spark-proof and rust-proof.
teed is made in rolls, both smooth and rout
I Cfed or green) also in handsome teA
asphalt shingles for residences. Certain-teed is
quality the name means certainty of onai;-
satisfaction guaranteed. It will pay you to ett
teed most dealers sell it. Ask for Certoin-Uei
sure to get it.
Offiowr and Warehouses in Principal Cities
and Vamishet are
the highest qual
ity. They will
give the best paint
Certainteed Sold by
D. M. JONES COMPANY
Elizabeth City, N. C. '
Certainteed Sold by
J. H. AYDLETT HDW. CO.
Elizabeth City, N. C. '
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the killing of another. On August
1st, a colored jitney driyer named Phil
lips, of Hamlet, was slain near Hoffman
and his car, stolen, and' his body was
found in a decomposed state a few days
later in the wools, a bullet hole in the
back of the head. Three weeks later,
another' negro's body was found, likewise
with a bullet hole in the back of the
head, about four miles from the spot
where the first negro was found. It
was identified as that of Joe Wilson, an
other jitney driver, and his car had like
wise been stolen. Ise car. last stolen
was overtaken by chief of police Bras
well, of Hamlet, a mile beyond Sanford,
and the driver, "W. Foster Parsons of
Rockingham, was arrested - and later
charged with the murder of Wilson. Par
sons confessed to the crime, anl admitt
ed that, with a man from Virginia nam
ed Hammock, he had committed; the
earlier murder of Phillips. Parsons is
well connected, and it is generally be
lieved that he must be insane.
USE A BUSINESS CARD
Put your name and business on a
card and pass it out. It's great adver
tising. To encourage you to advertise
we will print you 1,000 cards with your
name, ' business, address, etc. in good,
showy type for $2.50. a regular $3.50
job. These are round cornered cards,
cream color, of extra, strong 3-ply
board; size 2 by 3 3-4 inches. This
is a special offer, made possible by a
large purchase of a job lot of cards.
Ordinarily we would have to charge
ou $2.50 for 500. Send cash with or
!er, $2.50 for 1,000 or $1.75 for 500'
We' pay the postage to you.
THE INDEPENDENT, Elizabeth City,
WEALTHY PASQUOTANK MAN
DIED SUDDENLY SUNDAY
Charles L.. Ilinton, age 62. died sud
denly at his home in Newland township,
county, last Sunday. He was ap-
parently m good health a few hours be
fore his sudden death. Mr. Hinton was
a son of the late John Louis Ilinton and
one of the owners of the large Main St.
business block in this city known as the
Ilinton Building, and other valuable pro
perty. He is survived by a wife. The
Ilintons are said to have recently refus
ed an offer of $350,000 for the Ilinton
building. . '
I Will buy I
1 a Big Package of I
r weighing over a 1
What are you paying
An Agricultural meeting is scheduled
for Corinth .Church Friday Sept. 12th.
It is desired that everybody attend-this
meeting if found convenient to do so.
An excellent program has, been prepared.
Dancing at the Old Fair' Grounds
every Tuesday and Friday nights. Good
music and good order.
WILLIS BURGESS, Manager.
AND THE POSTMAN
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