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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER l2
That beautiful old Gregory homestead on Road Street that has been the coveted desire of so many
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all may have the. opportunity to buy one of those
nnccpcc wi II hft ku b-divided and sola so
beautifully located lots. It is useless to say
most desirable lots now available in
Elizabeth City, as that is conceded by aU.
THE INDEPENDENT ELIZABETH CITY, N. C
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I SALE OF MMMFM- Al : AUCTl
87 Mgh GrMe R
on North R
oad anci D
, Skinner nd Gregory Subdivision,
rpad Streets, EHizetFISjfy, N. C.
AT 11:00 A. M.
Description of the Property to be Offered
Beautiful residential Clots known as the Skinner & Gregory subdivision on North Road and Broad Street, one mile from the water front business of the city, one
mile from the depot and a railroad station could be on the property as the railroad line runs through this subdivision. There are many business and manufacturing
establishments in Elizabeth City, comprising three hosiery mills, one cotton mill, three planing mills and four saw-mills. The largest hosiery mill adjoins the Skinner
& Gregory subdivision. Stores, schools and churches are less than one-half mile from these lots. This property is furnished with electric lights and water works, or
. easily can be as the city line is on Road Street directly in front of the property. There are about eighty-seven lots in this subdivision to be offered and the ones who are
at the sale promptly will have their choice of them. Go out and look this beautiful subdivision over today. There are lots in this subdivision which are really ideal
for that futureliome of yours. And in addition to the lots, we will offer for sale seven nice new homes, located on Broad Street between Road Street and Pennsyl
vania Avenue, the chance to get a nice home to move right in. Also two good homes in the colored section on White Street, and one on Park Street, a very paying
investment but they are for sale. Also one nice home on Southern Avenue. Make it a point to meet us at the sale THURSPAY, SEPTEMBER 13th, at .1 1 a. m.. and
buy a lot. REASONABLE TERMS: TO BE ANNOUNCED ON DAY OF SALE.
SALE CONDUCTED BY
ATLANTIC COAST REALTY COMPANY,
"The Name That Justifies Your Confidence"
PETERSBURG; $Si: -Qffices' - GjEEIVXLLE, N; C.
IlL' ir . LOCAL AGENTS
W ashinffton-Deauiort Land Lompanv. oizabet
WASHINGTON, N. C.
City Real Estate Agency,
ELIZABETH CITY, N. C.
ELDON JONES ENTERS
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Popular E. City Boy Plans to Become
a Chamber of Commerce Secre
tary After He' Learns
Secretary Lorezzo D. Case of tiie local
Chamber of Commerce has employed
as his assistant Eldon Jones, a young
man of pleasing personality and excel
lent prospects who is the son of W. A.
Jones, formerly City Manager of Eliz
abeth City. For more than a year
preceding his employment by Secretary
Case, Mr. Jones has been pursuing stud
eis to fit himself for his new work,
and without publishing the fact he ac
companied Secretary Case to the Sum
mer School for Chamber of Commerce
Secretaries held at Eagles Mere, Pa.,
earlier in the summer, taking up the va
rious courses and doing the work credit
able and well. ,
After be has spent sufficient time in
the office of the local Chamber- of Com
merce to" become thoroughly acquainted
with the duties of . the secretary, Mr.
Jones plans to enter similar position
m one of the large cities of the North,
and later to become a chamber of com
merce secretary himself. lie is a young
man of more than usual ability, and his
many friends in this city and vicinity
will be gratified to learn that he has
entered a line of work with a future
to it commensurate with his talents.
The British Kingdom.
Great Britain includes ' England,
Scotland and Wales. It is called
Great Britain in distinctior from Brit
tany (Bretafrne, Lesser Britain). In
tlie union with Scotland in 1707. Great
Britain became the oflicial nunie of
the British kingdom, and so continued
until the union with Ireland in 1801.
Since then the form has. been Great
Britain and Ireland.
Lines to Be Remembered.
A man who Is good enough to shed
his blood for .his country Is good
enough' to be given a square deal after
ward. More than that no man Is 'en
titled to, and less than that no man
ehall have. Theodore Roosevelt.
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18 cents a package
Camels btb sold everywhere in
scientifically sealed packages of 30
cigarettes; or ten packages (.200
cigarettes) in a glassine-paper-covered
carton. We strongly rec
ommend this carton for the home
or office supply or when you travel.
They Win You On Quality!
Your enjoyment of Camels will be very great
because their refreshing flavor and fragrance
and mellowness is so enticingly different. You
never tasted such a cigarette ! Bite is elimi
nated and there is a cheerful absence of any
unpleasant cigaretty after-taste or any un
pleasant cigaretty odor I
Camels arexnade of an expert blend of choice .
Turkish and choice Domestic tobaccos arid are
smooth and mild, but have that desirable full
body and certainly hand out satisfaction in
generous measure. You will prefer this Camel
blend to either kind of tobacco smoked straight!
Give Camels the stiffest tryoilt, then
impare them with any cigrarette in
the world at any price for quality,
flavor, satisfaction. No matter
how liberally you smoke
Camels they willnot tire
your taste !
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.
Winston-Salem, N. C
FAIDVTAI F U,
I MUM Irti-L.
6y Mary Graham Bonner
C r AUTXOH
"THE GRAY WOLF.
fit's not nearly so tlxilllng, said
the gray wolf.
"What isn't .so thrilling?" asked the
prairie wolf. ; , v
said it-isn't nearly so thrilling,"
said the gray wolf,'.
"Well, what, isn't nearly so thrill
ing?" asked tl'u prairie wolf.
"There, now. - you have asked the
question corre6t1y," said the gray wolf.
"Then won't you reward me and tell
me the answer?" asked the prairie
"I will indeed." said the gray wolf.
and then smacked his lips together as
though he were quite through talk
ing. . '
"Do tell me, then, don't stop," sairt
the prairie wolf.
"I mean," said the gray wolf, who
is the hero of this story, and was
known simply -as the gray wolf, "that
the oo isn't nearly so thrilling as the
wild, free life is."
"I could have told you that myself,"
said the prairie wolf.
"Now, listen to me. Prairie Wolf,
said the gray, wolf, "there are many
creatures and many people who are
" 'Oh, that is no hetter than I could
have done.' or I could have said as
much as -that, or 'I was just going to
"In many cases it might be quite
true, but I don'rlike a creature to try j
to get the credit of something some
one else has done.
'Just suppose a'nerson made a fine
speech and some cross, jealous per
son said :
''Oh, I could have done as well as
that. He said nothing new, well, tha't
wouldn't be ' nice nr nil. ' Now we
aren't nice in one way. but we don't'
pretend we're somprhinar we aren't.
Take my advice. Young .Prairie, and
don't , try to' get credit' for what some
one else does."
"I guess, your advice Is good," ad
mitted the prairie "wolf. ' "
. !"Ah," said the gray wolf, "I am
known by-many names.. .1 am some
times called a black wolf and some
times awhite! wolf because my fam
ily move from: place to place and be
cause we act a little differently in a
number of little ways and look differ
ently In different places."
"You're mighty fond, of-that word
different," said the prairie wolf. ;
"Don't be rude. Young Prairie." said
tne gray wolf. "For T wish to tell von
that what they call me means but lit
tle to' me. ' For oh, I have been a great
creature in my day."
'What was your dav2" asked the
prairie wolf. "Was it Christmas or
Thanksgiving or what?"
"You. ihink finie,-firmixt."-aafd . the
gray wolf, "but let mo tell you that I
don't wish to pay any attention to
"I wish to tell you that when I
was free I was the danger of many
a cattle ranch. Ah, what hunts and
feasts and sport I have had.
"And another thing I wish to tell
you is that my family are interesting
and they're just as wild as I was.
"They, too, love cattle and sheep,
just as I loved cattle and sheep, and
though here in the zoo, they don't give
me a chance to show my love for
these animals, I can think haDDilv of
the "days back when I had. my chances
and took them.
"And not only! the days no th
nights were even more Important. Ah,
such nights! Such feasts!"
"I guess some are glad you are
safe in the zoo," said the prairie, wolf.
"I don't care about 'some " said the
gray wolf,, "for I am a gray wolf and
the gray wolves only care for them
selves and each other. That is. quite
"I suppose In ; your opinion lt is,"
ended the prairie wolf.
"What did Mrs. Cutting say when
She was Informed that her husband
had deserted her?"
"All she could say was, "Henry Is
Think Best of Others.
Unjust suspicions sometimes injure
tneir oDject, but they invariably harm
the one who indulges them. To shelter
an ungenerous thought about another,
harms ourselves. If we fall into the
way of putting the worst construction
on what others do, of Interpreting, their
words to mean something disagreeable
and painful, we are warping and
dwarfing our own natures. Trust and
kindly confidence not only draw the
best out of .others, 'but-make the best
of ourselves. Selected. -
So He Can.
A gentleman who was visiting a
school in a mining village, asked the
question : "Can the leopard chana- Ms
spots ?" - .
"No, sir," said all the children all
except little; Dan Lewis, who persisted
in keeping up his hand. The visitor
to satisfy him asked: "Well, Dan, can
the leopard change his spots?"
:J "Please; -sit,' , repli ed- Dan. "when he
gets tired of one spot, can't he go' t '
vf What He Required". : ; -
' After reading a poem about a little
boy who was so happy because there
were lovely flowers, beautiful birds,
blue sky and running brooks, eight
year old William remarked: '
"Those things would never make me
happy, Miss Jones." - ;
"Why, William," replied his teac
er, "what would it take to make you
happy 5T ; . ...
"Saturdays!" -was the prompt reply
"' She: The trou
ble is,- rm In
doubt most ci
-the time. J.nd
I- seldom , g-et
more than four
or five trumps.
WANTED IN A HURRY
Frank Ruth's marriage was a big
surprise to me. I thought she wasn't
to be married until next spring.
Grace That was her intention, but
her maid left suddenly and she bai
to have some one to hook her waist
In the back.
Was there any
about the con
tracting parties to
No, just the
bride and the
. HOW CRUEL!
the next room)
Why are you for
ever grazing: i n't O
u s t discovered
that I am grood-
some little dis
coverer. all right; I I r
suspect you. .
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One Car Load
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Jh. Established I Kft7
We Sell Products from the Farm.
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You will find it at Twiddy's. Twiddy sells
nothing but the best in groceries. His old and suc
cessful business has been built upon that one thing,
plus, courtesyvand honesty.
G. W. TWIDDY
S. Poindexter Street
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