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m .-.--If You Need Machinery Place Yoiir Order INTow, Because tKe Demand Threatens to Exceed the Suppl
RECONSTRUCTION in Europe is expected to tax the resources of American machinery
manufacturers The ships that have been carrying guns and munitions to belligerent Euro-,
peans iare now laden with agricultural machinery. American manufacturers are today
literally: fulfilling an ancient prophecy beating swords into plowshares for the reconstruc
tion of hungry European countries. 1 c -
Don't wait until European demands have exhausted available supplies in this cour
this sprmg:If you are foresighted enough to place your orders now we can take care of
as we uavc several var tuaus ui uic lauiuus American oeeaiiig macnine Lo. and oouth j
Chilled Plow Co. goods in our warehouse. And you will find our prices right. We des
omy a iew popiuor ucuw ere. we can. suppiy eyerytning a nrst class tanner needs.
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: BUCKEYE DISC CULTIVATOR
Every first class farmer knows this machine. It is a
labor saver that 'should be on every farm. There are
other disc cultivators on the market, good ones too, but
the Buckeye has a reputation of its own. We carry them
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EIGHT SHOVEL CULTIVATOR
This Cultivator has a pivot asle and foot control: We
have" a great many, of these bought before the late ad
vance in prices.- Come in and see them.
EVANS POTATO PLANTER
One time down the row completes the planting. This
machine plants the seed, distributes the fertilizer and
covers the seed, all in one operation. . Requires only one
man to operate it. We have them in stock.
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SUPERIOR GRAIN DRILL
This machine will sow any kind of seed, from mustard
to lima beans. We believe this to be the best machine
of its kind on the market. We have them in stock,
bought before the late advance in prices
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We have these in stock too and ean make you an at
tractive price as we have more coming. , ;
CORN--AND COTTON PLANTER
This -"plants corn or cotton perfectly and is quickly
changed from one to the other. Sows fertilizer -with the
seed, making one trip overthe rows equal two. Carried
in stock. . V . -
Elizabeth jCify, North Xrolina
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OF THE Y. M.
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the perfect rose. So with the boy's life.
If we surround him during his forma
tive period with a wholesome atmos
phere, an uplifting influence in work
and play, keeping before him at al?
times high ideals and lofty aspirations
his latent nobility of character will
develop into manhood that will be the
An Efficient Aid
We have here a much mis-understood
aad by many an unappreciated insti
tution that can become of inestimable
value to ourcommunity, its efficiency
depending primarily upon the co-opera-
Paris Basis"adopted at the first "World's young demands wholesome counter at- The father who, plays with his boy a its social rooms, wit,h its squipment
Convention in 1855, "The Young Men's ( tractions if we are not to lose our boys ', reasonable time is a "pal" and is an for preparing and serving refreshments
Christian Associations seek to unite; In providing a prorer social resort "for ! adviser to his boy through the critical imagine the constructive . work that
church members can become Active
tion it receives from .those agencies it ; Members the control is perpetually
has been formed to help, our local
tnose young men wno, regarding jesus young men and boys both, for con
Christ as their God and Saviomv ac- struetive sociability and to serve as a
cording to the Holy Scriptures, desires j counter attraction to surrounding evils
to be his disciples in their doctrine and an opportunity is afforded for sur.
in their life, and to associate their ef - j rounding the young with the best pos
forts for the extension of His King- ! sible environment.
dom among young men." "To win men We have here it modern building with
to Christ and the program of His Kin?- j good equipment and facilities for phy
dom" is called the "Central Objective". ; sical, social, spiritual and education v7
, Among its fundamental principles it , development. The possibilities of lt
is clearly stated. "The Association is not I effective use by the community are un-
a cnurcn, aoes not suDstituie or per- limited out let us imagine simply a
fair co-operation with the four respon
sible agencies for boy life.
Suppose each father in Elizabeth
City would make a practie of spending
form the functions of the Church, but
exists primarily to serve the Church."
It is not a rival or substitute for the
Church, but an arm of the Church for
reaching men and boys. As none but
vested within the Church,
The Y-M. C. A. with its gymnasium
games, reading loom and social hall
Y. M. C. A.-
That a. clear conception of this in
Rtitution may be had it may be wise was born of necessity. Modern life
to quote what has been called "Tne with its many evil attractions for the
years. ' :
jncidently he l .ight lose his indiges
tion and secure more "pep."
The School ,' -A
capable Y Secretary can assist our
school authorities in organizing recess
p'ay and giving regular gym. instruct
tion. In this feature alone would. result
tuf- saving of many doctors bill. -
From an educational standpoint the
institution is now helping .with its lib
rary of over - 200 boys bqoks chosen
with the approval of the. best librarians
in the country, as a remedy for trashy
can be accomplished by the Sunday
School Teachers" who will - regular'y
spend an evening there with their class
inviting non-church members to joir
them, in a program of games, bible
study, socialibility , and , refreshments
Imagine the relationship that would be
formed and cemented, in those play
hours between boys and teacher, clos
er than is possible in the class room.
Imagine the good spirit of brother
hood that would be bound to come over
our community if the senior .bible class
suggest other uses for such a social
centre. ' .
- The trained Y. Secretary can assist
the City Council in planning, arrang
ing, supervising and if necessary- aid in
securing funds for public play grounds :
swimming pools, skating rinks, etc.
In a brief article as . this ; it is - of
course impossible but to p6"int out a,
few of-.the wajrs in which our.. Y. M.
C. A;- can,; serve our community. We
have a modern building" that would be
the pride of many cities twice our sis&e.
While there is still fr debt 'of $14,400 on
es could be induced to form a checker -.'1
literature. ' The fact that these "books
are eagerly read, some of- them having , 8port
Deen reau aa many as mree: ums oy
one or two hours a week with his boy , the same bay, proves if we put "good",
at the Y. in play. There are games (things at the disposal of our boys the
innumerable not too strenuous for the. "bad" will be left "alone. -i-
dads' in which the boy delights I - . - . : "
.. .. : no unurcn,.
. i With its games appealing to boys
from 10 years ld to grown .men, with
or chess tournament and occasionally
-is worth today about $45,000 it is clear
volley ball, medicine ball, quoits, pock
et billiards, checkers, chess, ping, pong
cassionauy .r .,, j v. v.
thus meet together .for a few hours ""r "i1 -wVi :Y"J
f tU,UUV plant. J.ISX LiJic iaxgaiu jja
These are only a few- suggestions With an. income of $1,200 from" the
as to how our Y. M. C. A. building first floor" and a possible income of
and equipment can be used to prdmofc .$l,000or more from the dormitory, the
a feeling -of -comradeship and brother- plant will eventually be a light finan
hood among our people from which, cial burden on our people.
true spiritual results would be bound . '. Whether the -Y." M. C. A. affectathe
to follow." A little - imagination will life of our community much 5 or little
aepenas - on uie interest, enroui1
ment,. . co.operation . and support '..
and I giye.it. v-v .
"Sunday next, Mr. Frank 1! T. jlitol
Internationkl Boys WorL Secret;
from New York '--will hold iJ congerei
at the building with the Directors,- .
which conference all ministers. Sund
School Superintendents and Teachi
are invited. - A ' program of workv j
tis year -wuj- ue -ouiunen.
The need for the influence
Y. M. C. A. here is great. Are
awake enough to use. facilities Vjia
at our hand ' and which iirnr nltifl
would jump, at? : Our' honored lrel 4
dent, Woodrow Wilson, has said: ,A
"You can .te-it a modern coramua'ty
by : the degree ,-of,- it's interest in its
Young Menls - Christian AJsock Hon
You can test"; whether it kndws w--"
road it wants to travel or jiot ; . you' i y
test whether it is. deeply Interested
the ""spiritual " and essential.-prosper 1
of its rising generation. I do not kn
of any ."test that can be more eonclusi
ly put to a. community than that.'
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Ladies and Childrens ready-to-wear
at about A the regular
price. It will nav you to at
tend this sale.
STARTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16th
No marked conditions cf the Market causes this Great Marked Down Sale. 5 We have too - many goods
in our store, and we have cut the prices so low that it will cause quicklbuying Sale last Just 9 Days
Mens and Boys Qothing Rub
ber Boots and Shoes aU no at
Sale Pricesu".; .
MEN'S UNDERWEAR v
I' Heavy Fleece Lined Shirts
and Drawers, all sizes .....89c
v Extra heavy Wool 8hirts and Draw
"h ers, $3.00 grade, -V
. Men's Heavy Ribbed 8hirU and
Drawers, .$10 grade ..."...95c
Men's heavy Union Suits
all sizes ..... ..; $15
Best SOo Unbleached Cottons, 10 yds.
Best 80o Bleached Cottons, 10 yds.
-;' .r; 1.95 . - .
Best S5o Bleached Cottons, 10 yds.
Lot Silks, per yd. . . ; . 49c
Lot $2.00 Silks . . . . $i:39
Lot $1.00 Dress Goods 49c
Lot $1 .50 Dress Goods 95c
MENS- CLQTHirtQ. ALL WOOL,
AND MADE BY FflUHAUF BROS.
AND HART, SCHAFFNER ' AND
$50 l o OvCDitS $39.75
$45 Suits Overcoats $36.75
$40 Suite & Overcoats $32.75
$35 Suits & O-inercoats $29.73
$30 Suits & Overcoats $24.75
$25 Suits & Overcoats $19.75
Qiildrens Hose , r.tfr 1 2 Vc
Ladies 35c Hose . . . . 19c
Silk Hosiery-, .v. ... 59c
Lot rVal:Lace . . . 2c yd.
r Shirt Waists ..95c
Lot Hip Boots . ... $5.95
Best Short Boots . .. ., $4.95
54 r Store Kins Boots $5.75
Lot Shc yal.W50$4.95
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Big lot 10c Handkerchiefs.: ,
60 Cake Soap -i . v3c"
Palm Olive Soap i r. Sc
t5s box' Talcum 10c
CSoiaox Talcum ....18c
Ladiesl) -Umbrellas .91.15
Lm6 lea $2X3 KiT Glovss.". . . f. . .VS