Newspaper Page Text
PAE THREE :
PRICE O WwarAri-R to
UP AND dOING HIGHER
u,ait An mcreasii Cost ly UuTfn
iu,tm ci This Newspaper. But ;
Subscription Price Remains
" wwo, wholesale paper ware
houses with whom, this newspaper deals
tell us they ; are not rare i of future-de-'
hvenes of news print paper , at any price.
THE INDEPENDENT consumes 80d to
400 pounds paper. in the production
of each of its issueslvin T race f these
discouraging facts THE INDEPEN
DENT is pleased, to announce to Ju
readers that lit will not advance the sub-
THE INDEPENDENT is also pleased to
inform its readers that it has enough pa
per on hand, and in transit to take care
in news items Monday or Tuesday When
purchase of automobiles and farm outfits
and scores of ; interesting and unusual
happenings in every neighborhood' make
news that should go in this newspaper.
Send the news. .. .
; .But dont try be funny, don't try o
split the dictionary wide open and don't
possible. . . s
And here is an important rule 'lo follow:-
Always write on one , side of the
paper" only and sign your name to all
communications. Your name will not be
of its publication for the next three or
four months. ,
.. THE INDEPENDENT j?ays ' liberal
published, but this newspaper must
The pri of newspaper has advanced
tw0 ents a Pund wittin tte past iew
commission to men and women who will
know its correspondents,?: . ;
Marriages, death accidents,, transfers
of real estate, building improTements,
be long winded. Tell the news simply.
get new subscribers for this paper or
1 T- -.' ...
in plain language. JBe truthful, be expli
iuv& nicer renewals.
cit, be brief. , '
i1MT 1 -...nwwi., -rr.. - -.r .,.-.-!.. -r, ni-TnifcM n.. mini
r : ; : i . ,
1 . .TWSM-V;.,.. ' v I. .
-. ':-:-:v4r,..,.:,ii;..:, . ,.,1
. 7 -M1MHBVMaHlalaaM
The fellow that drives all year
round just naturally says
' Polarine' ' and he knows
he's right. His car runs 365
days a year.
Polarine Motor Oils don't break
down at high cylinder heat. All
possibility of destructive sediment
is removed. There is nothing to
channel the Cylinder walls and
permit fuel and power waste.
Polarine Motor Oils keep cars
smooth running and powerful and'
lengthen the life of the motor.
ONE UNIFORM QUALITY
Polarine Qil Heavy
Polarine jOil Extra Heavy
Also, Polarine Transmission Oils
for the lubrication of Motor Cars;
Motor Trucks, Kerosene and Gaso
line Tractors; Farm and Stationary. -Gas
Engines; Motorcycles; Motor
Boats, etc. For Sale by all Reliable
Garages, Accessory and . Hard-
Standard Motor Gasoline is clean
burning, carefully refined motor
fuel,every drop packed withpower.
Look for the sign the sign of a reliable dealer.
FOR MOTOR CARS
, STAND AHD-SQIL COMPY (NEW ; J EREY) s s .
Elizabeth City, N. C.
Corbett & Dozier
L B. Thornton
L B. Pailin
Unto Supply & Vulcanizing Co.
L D. Overton.
Wander, N. C.
Wander Live StocV. & Supply Co.
UVWbia, N. C.
S. M. Combs Garage ,
Creswell, N. C.
J. M." Davenport
Colerain, N. C.
W. G. Adams.
Edenton, N. C.
E. I. Warren
J. A. Mitchener.
J. W. Browa.
Manson, N. C.
Darling Supply Co.
Mackeys, N. C".
W. A. Ainsley.
Plymouth, N. C.
Plymouth Mercantile Co.
Plymouth Garage & Motor Co.
T. A. Stubbs, Central Garage
L. R. Davenport
E. M. Beasley.
Pungo, N. C-
l J. Allen.
Sunbury, N. C.
J. M. Byrum & Bro.
South Mills, N. C.
C. R. Morgan.
Look I Kere is the globe spread out flat be
fore your eyes. Sec those stars? Every
star shows where a U. S. Navy ship was on
September 2nd, 1919. The Navy travels
the Sevea Seas.
git yoawsxit to see tKe "WfecrlcL
ROMANCE i calling to you!
- Strange and smiling foreign
lands are beckoning to you. Shove
off and see the world!
Learn to "parley-voo" m gay
Parce. See ? bull-fights in
Panama. See surf-riding on the
beach of Waikiki.
Learn the lure that comes with
the swish and swirl of the good salt
sea. Eat well free; dress well
free ; sleep clean free ; and look 'em
all straiglit in the eye British,
French, Chinese, Japanese,
Spaniards, Egyptians, Algerians
end all manner of people.
Come! Be a real man of the
world. See the world. See it with
the red-blooded, hard-working,
hard-playing men of the U. S.
Pay beginir the dayyou join.
On board ship's man is always
learning. Trade schools develop
skill, industry and business ability.
Thirty days care-free holiday each
year with full pay. The food is
good. First uniform outfit is fur
nished free. Promotion is un
limited for-men of brains. You
can enlist for two years and come
out broader, stronger and abler.
Shove off Join the U. S. Navy.
If you're between 17 and 35 go to
the nearest recruiting station for
all the details. If you don't know
where it is ask your postmasters
-Q 0 0 0 0 a o i
CHAMPIONS OF CHEi
Better and cheaper stock and pbultry feeds-ara:souaht in ledfsJation cham.
pioned by Senator Norris and Representative iHaogen. r The Senate has adopted a
resolution introduced by the Nebraskan cailing ifomaniavestiflation of profiteering
in and adulteration of stock foods, while Mr. Haugen Is argino a rbill reduirina
correct labeling. He is chairman of the House .Commlftea bn Agriculture, which
is taking up the question of cold storage. -ji i?&o vi -1 ; -
N. C. STATE NEWS
A Digest - of Everything Worth
Knowing :About yldNSrth '
State Folks and Things
Farmers,' bankers and. 'other business
men in at least eleven of the . cotton-
growing counties of the State are. plan
ning to build co-operative dbtton ware-
houses this year. .... '-
After serving seven years in the State
Prison, Mrs. Leona Casey, of Jones coun
ty, , convicted 'of poisoning her elderly
husband, has been pardoned by Governor.
Bickett. Her conviction had been almost
.entirely upon circumstantial evidence.
The Asheville Power and Light Com
pany has "ben authorized to raise trolley
fares in that city to six cents, by a
recent ruling of the North Carolina Cor
poration Commission. School children
are excepted by tne oraer. .oiey vill
pay a reduced rate of 2 1-2 centV
The first ten - days of October have
been designated by President J. S. Wan-
namaker of the American ' Cotton Asso-
tiation, as "Protection and Self -Preser
vation -Pays," which will be used for
the purpose of organizing and erecting
cotton warehouses in North Carolina
and other cotton-growing States.
North Carolina bankers are .being
caused much concern these days by' the
penny. It now costs them $1.62 to get
$100 wortjh of the much-used brown
qojns to the State from the United
States Treasury. They are asking for
a reduced exchange rate.
Mr. Burwell Henry Woodell, the grand
old man'.of , NorVh Carolina Odd Fellow
ship,, and . for j32 "years grand secretary
of, the rNorth Carolina Grand Lodge of
Odd Fellows, died ' last. Sunday at the
OddFeUowsVUkyme- in- Goldsboro, at the
age.of 80 Tears, -following a fall in which
one of his collarbones was broken and
internal injuries sustained.' '
-The week of October 15-22 has been
set aside by the American Committee
for Relief in the Near East for the col
lection of old clothes for the suffering
Armenians, and the people of North Car
olina will b asked to give generously to
this destitute people
The fee for
who desire to
enter the North Carolina Division of
the American Cotton Association will be
25 cents per bale" of cotton produced in
1917, with a minimum entrance fee $2.00
per year, where less than eight bales-
were grown. Professional men who may
join will pay an entrance fee of $3.00
while bankers, business men, merchants
and manufacturers must pay 25 cents for
each $1000 invested in the business.
Charter memberships are open to every
one at $100 each.
SAUNDERS SPEAKS IN
"W, O. Saunders, editor and- publisher
of THE INDEPENDENT, has accepted
an invitation to speak at a county wide
mass meeting of farmers of Northhamp
ton County, to be held at Jackson next
Monday. ;Ojt: -6. The; meeting is under
the auspices of the American Cotton As
This newspaper is always pleased to
By the offer of property worth around
sinnooo. J. E" Latham. Mason of -Greens
boro has made possible the erection of P"n news items sent, in by its readers,
a handsome Masonic temple in that city ' JP. ?an not always find space foi
to cost in the neighborhood of $400,000. ltems received later, than Wednesday of
The gift will be made by Latham in the
the .week of publication. Always send
before the war
c a package
- during the war
c a package
THE FLAUOR LASTS
SO DOES THE PRICE!
George Singletary of Lumberton, sup
posedly actuated by jealousy, while rid
ing in an automobile last Friday night,
shot and severely wounded his wife, his
three-year-old child and one Charlie Ed- j
wards. Singletary and his three victims
were sitting on the rear seat of the car
at the time of the shooting, and after
wards Singletary jumped from the ma
chine and escaped.
The textile mills' of Albemarle havt .
resumed operations following an agree-,
ment between representatives of the mill
owners and the executive committee of
the local Textile Union. Ajl former em
ployees will be taken back without pre
judice. "The text of the agreement has
not been made public. !
After an interval of two years since
its last session, the North Carolina State
Literary and Historical Association will
meet November 20-21 at Ralejfh. A va
ried and interesting program is promis
ed, in which various literary and histo
rical topics will be discussed by able
speakers and wrters. The association
was organized in 1900 with Chief Jus
tice Walter Clark as its first President.
Quo Vadis Wooten, 14-year-old white
girl who lives near Kinston, was acci-.
dentally shot by her little sister with a
22 rifle a-few days ago, and strangely,
was not awakened 'by: the bullet, but
slept until called by another member of
the family. Upon awaking she found
that she could not move, and members
of the family doctored her for an hour
before accidentally discovering a fleck
of blood upon her neck. The ball is
thought to have lodged in her spine. The
condition of the girl is serious.
King Albert, Queen Elizabeth and
Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium; now
on their way to America, will be in
vited to visit Winston-Salem, the big
gest leaf tobacco market in the country.
The invitation will be officially, present
ed by Senator Simmons and Mjor
Charles M. Stedman. It is likely "that
the, Winston-Salem inivitation will be
accepted by the Belgian royal family,
perhaps the best loved crowned heads
Five of the 27 textile mill operatives
charged with rioting and conspiracy to
resist the law during the recent troubles
at Albemarle were absent at the opening
of the trial, and forfeited their bonds.
Counsel for the indicted men endeavor-
ed to introduce evidence to provethav
the manufacturing interests at Albemarle
are guilty of conspiracy to break , the
laws of the State, chiefly on the ground
that the mill Owners illegally interfered
with the organization; of local chapters
of the labor unions. " .
Labor organizers are 'making an ef
fort to form a branch of the labor
union among the cotton mill workers of
Lumberton. There has never been any
friction between the mill owners-ana (
theirmployees in that city, and, it is re- ,
ported that , the' organizers are making
little- headway. 1
Buy vPaint With Your
There's as much difference in the character of palntsx as in people.'
You want paint that not only looks . well on your property, but that
will give you the best service at lowest cost. That is the reason you
should buy a paint containing the greatest amount of zinc. Without i
paint rapidly darkens, scales off and decays.
Tha Kind That Lasts
is made with pure white lead and zinc-oxide, ground in pure Linseed Oil.
Contains highest percentage of ZINC.
Mastic Paint 'lasts longest, has greatest covering capacity and, is
most economical. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction.
There's a Pee Gee Finish for Every Purpose
Ask For Free Paint Books and Color Cards
STANDARD DRUG CO.
Elizabeth City, N. C.
They are the best cart wheels made and that is all it is necessary to say about them,
carry them in stock at all times. v
- ( I . ; ' - -' ' ' ,
.-. til-w. :