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; Yi - m i iis i m Y km ls x m m xa ki ..si -:tv- ELIZABETH CITYrN. CT.; ; MAY 30, 1919 NO 567 - " - - - .... TT, . : : VOL. XI WHO WILL BE THE BOR OF ELIZABETH OTY NQW? That's The Question Uppermost in Everybody's Mind and Not Even The Aldermen Elect Have Answered It , Who will be the next mayor of, gteabeth City? That, is the -uestion' on .everybody's hps. glizabeth City's new Board of Himuen. takes office Monday Bigtit, June 2. The first duty of tu new Board after organiza tion is the filling of appointive oifices. first 'of which is Mayor. Who will be the Mayor? T.VinklV. tlllS newspaper aoesn t know: ir- cant even suess And all for the very good reason that the new idermen elect, themselves : do not tnow who they are going to name for jfiyor. The Aldermen elect have been caucusing ever since their election and every lime they hold a caucus they safia to get further and further apart ofl the mayoralty question. , They cau cus again to-night and to-night they ,iay hit on some one; time is getting ,iVjrt and they must do something. But ut to this hour they don't know who t-ney want to preside at their meet inSB and aest the decisive vote when coniss a tie. AU sorts of men have been sug gested for Mayor. Their has been a soastderable boom for A. B. Houtz, and a boom for O. F. Gilbert , and a boom foe P. "W- McMullan. But every one of these men already occupies public ffice and is not eligible; Under North Carolina's constitution no man can kold two political offices.' Mr. Houtz and Mr. Gilbert are members or tne Pasquotank Highway Commission and Mr. McMullan is a member of the Northeastern North Carolina. District Highway Commission. Tjhen some one started a boom for j T. McCabe and another for W. C. Glover. Whispers of C. H. Robinson likewise were heard. But the younger eiement in the town says give us a younger man; this is a young man's ags aad 'Elizabeth City wants youth and ?ep and progress in office. No ne nwetions the ability of the ojder nen bat younger men are demanding , recognition. :.. '., k' ''-j' SeBT8Ll younger men"""'Iiave TT tt&iti meattoned. W. I. Duff is a favorite iritii a large number of people. An- vniinir vnsinpRs man who has VlUd been suggested is M. Ieigh Sheep Biiher of these men would make a good executive. Either of these men would let a "-City Manager run the town. Neither of these men has an axe to grind and neither is unduly in fluenced, by men higher up. Both are dependable. The Board of Aldermen wouldn't go wrong on either of them. And there is another man looming large in the estimation of the public. There has grown up in Elizabeth City within a few weeks a sentiment favor ing Geo. Seyffert, superintendent of the Eueabeth City Hosiery Mills, for the mayoralty. Geo. Seyffert is an effi cient executive; he knows how to deal with crowds; and Geo. Seffert is a thinker and student. Geo. Seyffert is one of a very few men in Elizabeth City who knows a little something about everything under the sun; he is . post ed oa current events and he has a grasp of big economic and social prob lems. And in the estimation of his frieds he excels because of the purity of his personal life; he is clean, strong, heatthy and has a clear vision. He kas "pep". Some believe that George Seyffert once called to serve the com munity would make as big a commun ity man as A. B. Houtz, and that's saying something. The Aldermen elect will get together to-night and consider all of the men kereiu named, and probably many oe. What will be the up-shot? And As To City Manager The Aldermen elect seem to be more' oartain of what course to" pursue in th selection of a City Manager. This ewspaper has felt them out sufficient to believe that they are almost un animously committed to the good, sen sible idea of going out of town for a City Manager. In fact., this newspaper is informed that the new Aldermen are already in touch with the National Association of City .Managers and is getting a line on trained men for the job. if they fall down on this it really will not matter who is made Mayor. The success or failure of the new political administration in BUeabetb City will rest upon the office of City CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS' STUNT NOW A MERE PIKER EFFORT he u. S. Navy seaplane NC-4, com manded by Lieutenant' Commander Albert C. Read, successfully completed its flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Trepassey Bay, Newfoundland to Lon. PortueaL via the Azores Is lands May 27, thus winning for the Aaieriaan Navy the honor of the first wans-Atlantic flight in history- The ual flying time from America to Europe was 26 hours and 41 minutes. Tke last lap of the flight is the 755 miles from Lisbon to Plymouth, which 0ninander Real plans to begin at the opportunity. ""feb. potato Growers in-Currituck and Tyrrell counties are expecting to 0ake their first shipments about June IP- Pasquotank will follow about June . -- - - 1 111 11 "" " 1 1 fc- i" i ' "... . .. . VT. CHATAUQUAI S COMING JUNE 13 This. Year's Program Looks ' Like Biggest and Best This year's Chautauqua which comes to Elizabeth City for one week begin ning June 13, offers the most varied and interesting' program that Chautauqua has ever brought to this city. The comprehensive and instructively tn tertaininf features of this wonderful Chautauqua program are many &nd diversified. On the afternoon of the first day the -well-known Pietro Mor delia company- will render a musical number featuring- the piano accor-; dion, played . by Pietro Mordelia him self, which has recently made a big hit on the, Keith circuit. ' Upon the night of , the first day, former Chancellor George H. Brad ford of the University of Oklahoma, will deliver his famous lecture, "Sun crowned Manhood." He is heralded as a speaker of virile personality and splendid eloquence; The Overseas Quartette will enter tain on" the afternoon of the second day. This quartette is made up of boys from the A. E. F. who will bring us a first-hand musical interpretation of the Great War. The night perform ance will feature Ross Crane's lecture, Dollars and Sense for Your Town." Mr. Crane is the head of the extension department of the Art Institute . of Chicago, and a recognized, authority on civic improvement. ' : Carlton Chamberlayne will give us an inspiring vision of the spirit of the new era in his lecture, "To-morrow", on the afternoon of the third day. He is a popular lecturer who won much favor on another ; Chautauqua circuit last year, - and; his address-promises to IeteresUng. pn - tne third ; Jk. the ArnSn tVlav. ''Polly f tt.e:CTrcustr will be given by a full cast with, five sets of scenery. This popular drama tization of circus life, which is already familiar to many Elizabeth City peo ple, will be welcomed by - alL The afternoon of the fourth day Krincra a ViT-iwVit KnTnv concert bv the 1919 Revue company. The latest musi- cal successes now being sung in the theatres and whistled on the streets of the big cities will be rendered by these accomplished performers in strikingly attractive costumes. This company has been with Chautauqua for three years. They will give a sec ond concert in the night performance,! which will be followed by a lecture, "The Salt of the Earth" by Thomas Green, Ph. D.. director of the Speakers j Bureau of the American Red Cross. His I Chautauqua lecture Is a vital recon - struction message. . ' I Th. Piir- orchestral Club, each I member of which is a star of national 1 renutation. will offer a program Of :v. ioo ,i,ai n.imhAr on the aft- I orwar. or the fifth day. after which Miss Welthy Honsinger, Just back from war-torn Prance, wilr tell of the vital reconstruction needs of Europe, r.iai reference to conditions af- rtir, women and children. . At the iorV,t nerformanee the opera. "Robin Hood" will begiven by a full cast, chorus and orchestra. This is char- acterized as Chautauqua's greatest I musical success. Upon the afternoon of the sixth and ,0. Tninr Chautauaua will pres- ' ... I euiapasrau., ' j. "THo wnn" wnir.n nrora- ises to be wonderfully entertaining. Two leaders will direct the work of the Junior Chautauqua this year im- ns, formerly. Also a num- V. I S rcTrt"c7n, The features tor the last nlsht OI Chautauqua win oe a secox by the Hawaiian Concert Company, and . n a lecture uy owub h". vi..i.v...w ... . statesman, whose name will oe n- nounced later. A sacred concert and for Sunday. auarwa vy ai us t is whinh comes within unautau- iuto qua week. TAYLOR SPAIGHT The home os na.r. - Spaight, at Edenton, N. was the - r 1 . mm TV I S5SSSC ter Miss Alula Julian Spaight became the bride of -Mr. Fuller F, Taylor v of ATnUC. V iX., T, tvw" J I r , - . tt. TTrjOI.ov' Alav ZH.V V. The bride wore a.handsome suit, of dark blue tricotme wim iia - r . Hvpn in marriage M.nfiria nrith hat ana uiovesi:' , . , to mai-vu. by her father, Mr. W. O. Spaight. The ceremony, which iook y puto v, o Winmr of Annunciauuu jjiix, ferns and candles, was performed by. Rev Dr R.B. Drane in the impressive Episcopal ceremony. The wedding music was piayea oy Dowdy. Buffet luncneon "7 after which Mr. and Airs. ayior on the north-bound train for a tour 01 Paamiotanv was the third county in the state to report its quota for the Salvation Army, ratsea. ' v v Under the Hammer! tyillYoii -- 1 T.-f&l i v'5 MT LEBANON A. M. E. ZION CHURCH, the most imposing : religious edifice ever erected by the colored people of this" city is under the hammer, to be sold to satisfy a. mortgage of $13,000 t held by a man in another state. The mmhershin of Mt. Lebanon IS asking : ui thulr church. believes in missions can turn it down. It is just as important to save a church at home as it is to build a church for black people in Africa or yellow people in China. The church at, home is a community asset. - . Dice of Destiny A desperate game of love between a young American rancher and a Mexican that" required quick wits and, a brave heart. .' , , 17 -i X- It's Too Good to Miss! ASKS COUNTY TO PAY FOR DOG BITTEN HOGS L. Pritchard of South Mills Wants To See How New Dog Law -Works g. I Pritchard, of South' Mills, has applied to the Commissioner of Cam jen county for damages in the loss of two hogs killed by a mad dog. So far as this newspaper is informed this is the -first application . for damages under the new state wide dog law. made by any one in the northeastern Norm uaronna cpunwes. sa.r. miuM had two big sows bitten oy a maa aog several weeks ago: both hogs aeyeiop- ed hydrophobia and had to be shot The Commissioners oi v;amaeu uui, tell Mr. Pritchard that they haven't seen a copy of the new dog law and don't know wnetner ne woum ue u titled to recover for damages from a maa aog or not. Under .the new state dog law, every owners a uug - dog. The tax goes into a. xvx j funrl anv nAr.on whose " 7' JL Z live stock is damage y 6 obtain relier upon proper uVUMUVU -r nf rnii-nv rinmmissioners to me uuaiu J ss 1 Q to The uomnussiuuws assess tne damages " r' are left in the dog tax fund aV the end of each tax year go to the public Count, Comm. not seem to u-""-" . nn nieht I quiring augs " I a a vvA;no- enrorcea. nucu - I . -rov out . money for counties u& - r;m7" doss then damages done by roaming dogs, tnen ome one will wake up and enforce i r i tne law. ALL DONE IN A DAY I 111 I W A . . . w- r , i .-. . -. c mL" ' L come to EJlZabeth City IOr eye glassy 1 111 IMJ LUG 9CUUi I : .- ; - - . ' a-v service. No need . tC ., . . ., ; r -f wait a week tor some one to i . - x t nrAr alaSSeS for VOU. 1 haV' - - - -. - - ' J i riiv UVVU uiuaul t , ftnlv Dreribe the daSSS - j mt - 7 - 1 1 f. y0U need DUt HiaKe and lit tkAm on - the nremiSeSv 11 j " 1 -to 0, -11 ae t. saves a lOi VI 00 ttw Qf rniddlemen S expenses. DR. D. HATHAWAY Optometrist Phone 999 - - Bradford Bldg. S - the wnite people, reaaruie or ineir piace or reiucn r rei.u,u.,gy The white Deoole probably will respond A GREAT RAGING Fast Horses Try For Big Stakes Here: To-day and To Jliorroiiir' Much Interest is being shown in the Decoration Day. races to be held at- the old fair grounds, Elizabeth City. Fri day ahd Saturday, May 30and 31. . An I unique feature.;' of tifr program is the evening attraction, TO which the horses will - race --rtlieVrilUaBtvgiawi35 scores of"electrio,lgbta: big JCton1 ffifeirtteiiterlQrac " The aggregate of the t purses to be given totals over $1,200. It is divided as follows: -2:25 pace stake, purse $400, thirteen speedy racers already enterr ed; 2:25 trot stake,; purse; $400, Jtour- teen fast trotters entered; free f r aiL trot or pace, purse $300r 225 pace or trot for local horses, purse $50, fee of $10 to enter: local trot or pace lor horses never raced before, to.be driven by owners,' . purse, 50, no entry fee; mule running race, open to;,.all, lst prize $10, : 2nd prize $5. Matinee races to be arranged later. . .. , All races will be in mile, heats, 3 heats toa. race. The price of admission will be adults, 50c at the afternoon races, children under 12 free, and 25c for the night performance, .with no extra charge for the grand stand, and no charge for parking autos. .. HOW PROPERTY VALUES WILL LOOK NEXT YEAR How Some Property Is Listed Now Explains Why Tax Rate Is Hiah North Carolina's new property re valuation law, will make a tremen dous change in the assessed valuation of much Elizabeth City property, and a corresponding 'reduction in the local tax rate. It is confidently predicted that the present tax of $1.00 per $100 will be reduced to a figure as low as 25c per $100 assessed valuation when the property is rated on the tax books at what it is actually worth, instead of by the old system which tacitly' per mitted and openly encouraged entirely inaccurate figures as to property val ues, making the tax books reflect some of the biggest lies on earth. A few examples of present valua tions as compared with real values of well-known Elizabeth City properties are interesting. The Aydlett building, occupied by S .R. sis & uo, worm easily $40,000. Is listed at $11,875; the Hinton building, which cost $110,000 to construct, ' and for which the Hlntons have asked $350,000, bears an assessed valuation of $51,500;. the Robinson building on south Poihdexter street, worth $50,000. is listed at $14,200; the new . Flora building, which .would seu - m - for $45,000 is vaiuea at fio.uwj Kramer building, worth -$75,000. is nioY. ar t3i.350. and the Bradfora building, occupied by McCabe & Grlce, xtrn.n.hwith thle adjolnliig Braaiora property is worth close tof $100,000, pays taxes on an assessed . vatue of &9.7 R?.5 . - . ' Of tbft handsomer, dwellings-01 ws city, C. O. Roblnsoirs nome on lr.lii ,tt orth nerhaper X2B.ooe,. is w T m Meokinsi wortit $15,000, is assess uea a.c jjavw, -j. -1 f 1 o nnn and Ol TVKlenCO' ui eH at i340. . These J1 two genteimen will profit by the bona-fide assess ment of their property under the de creased tax rate. ... . "" .'T. L. Hlggs, exnplyei last week- by rt'pHn!'otaak: Hlgbway Commission, will aWiune the duties of the office of Road Kr - Tineer in this county Monday June tS" V' : ":ZC- Help Save it? .jhfs. generously ,to the appeal No one who I CAPTURE THREE MORE STILLS IN CURRITUCK Moonshinirtg Follows Bone Dry Prohi bition In Northeastern Carolina Deputy U," S. Internal Revenue Col lector Jenkins of Elizabeth. City , has returned from another excursion into Currituck county with a record of three more liquor stills destroyed. . Illicit distilleries of liquor in Currl tuck county, are having a lively run! thr mrvnpv these davs - Prior to the inauguration of Bone-Dry pro- v iHition the illicit manufacture of liquor in the Elizabeth , City territory .. Wnown: The news article in ,, Wer- in-t week tellinar of .the nanr of Stills In Camden 'ahd.Cutri-1 LUCK CUUUU . bUUC - ' - i 0 hail a. vsmie idea that (,XVVU0OUAU7 w uww c I "mooneV.inine'" beloneed to tne moun- fatnSSes of western North Car- olina. . . ... Two or tne suns "l Z- . i 4-v. a T- w h' Ara. rarm "..'.riL bv . near jluho. j. - Virginian named Calvin Upton and occuDied by a man named J. ackis. r itm van-found a auaner of a . The other quarter mile awav on the was just a nthpr side of a swamp. No one was raided the! about stills. when the officers The third still was found back of the home of S. C. Jarvis, the man who k- Jl JII.m. vVouAV loaf1 was caupx Pe . weeK anawnuu JenlinT and' iTlZty waded Tnru Jenkins and. his party wa water waist deep to reaen on Jarvis' place. About '20 minutes . f rMMhsr the Still the officers CI r,itol shots fired. When v,e atm thev found it iney leavu i. " - - nmnine full blast, but the opearrors had disaoDeared. The pistol shots had been fired by pickets to give tnem warning. A man named Will Walker is suspected in connection with tne still on the Jarvis place, but no ar .o have heen made in connection 1CJL itu",r tho insst three raids, wim J " - . . The Federal authorities are not on jamea v. r tve moonshiners in north- Erskine Duff . Liie i.i.a.11 wnrth Carolina. The Kevenue -" , ritv. shot euns loaa- shot, exnecting trouble CM. V . ' and prepared to meet It. POTATO INSPECTION OFFICES NAT FOUR CAROLINA POINTS For the purpose of assisting growers and shippers in grading their potatoes, inmocUMi offices for -the graaing 01 Irish potatoes will be locatea at ji.ujsa- beth City, Washington, A.urora, ano Mount Olive. Accorums w nouncement by Dr. W. R. Camp. Chief of the Divisions of Markets, wno cinn of this notato grading me . . snhnmaker win oe " l' t insnectlon office at Ellz - Ttniiine Hall wm be In .. . nr.viAn swtlnn. and charge d tne wwuu5 " George S. Tignall wiu be in cnaw th Mount Olive section. r T- A ew omnVAT . i - . 4 a AfttiAr ' of these or snipper io. - points, or at any loading point in the adjoining territory, may secure ;-the services of an inspector by applying to one ef these offices. hnni or srowers who desire the appointment of a licensed inspect tutv iodine Minis, can recommendations of suitable persons of reliable character, who unaext" .nA ' these recommwua""" Puulura' . ; . . w TW WIU .'- t nmmnuv aciea uwu - Camp. " Potash-Producing Weed. It Is believed that the" ash of bracto en contains 40 to 50 per cent of soln m& wti si' .' In parts of Anstralia, tha Md erows 'abundantly, it hasvbeen found that a yield of 400 nrt, nf notflsh can be obtained per acre. The potassium occurs chiefly a sulphate and chloride. . HEADS ELIZABETH CITY g CHAMBER OF COLEIERCE : : -:v$-xV-:-5:;:iA?V H. G. KRAMER ? HARRY" G. KRAMER, the hustling and progressive cashier of the Savings Bank & Trust Company of this city, is the. newly elected president of the Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce, succeeding A.' B. Houtz who has serv ed with excellent, results for the past year. Other members of the. new board are: Oliver F. Gilbert, first vice-president, W. G. Gaither. second vice-president, J. C. Sawyer, treasurer, and L. D. Case, re-elected secretary. GETS $1,020.50 Saunders Puts Pasquotank Over the jTop Without A Drive n The Salvation Army asked Pasquo- ta'nkr for- $850 - for its Home N Service Fund and on thjs basis W. O, Saunders accepted the ichairmaijshlp for this county. Pasqootanc gives ine ai- vation Army $l';020.t6, clear of knots I and kinks... The. campaign was con 1 ducted without a "drive'f and without J a cent of - expense to the Salvation I Army. . ? W. O.. Saunders - personally raised $329.50 of the money, acknow -ct - - . - . . ; , - I Dublishing the name 'or suoscnoera ana tne nmuums s""' Here is how the money came to the Salvation Army Home Service Fund ciMtui hir W f) Saunders..! 539.50 anu hv .T. A. Matthews 75.00 40.35 Solicited by Dr-B,C. Hening 1 nnV SmnTiM 22JT27 .T" . from two games. 41.88 Pledged Col. M.? eeK- credited to Klizabeth City.. 100.00 TOTAL. ............ . .$1,020.00 The Boy Scouts deserve particular mention T them reu tne itkwww scourlluJ ,the by-ways and hed getting the money not found in the usual paths. Some of the Boy nt- did excellent work. Some others " twnr t Some did nothing at I am gooa wo. I w ii.i n tknaa nrVtO worked an, w . u -" and the amounts they turnea in. I BOY cftftllTS SALVATION AM WIT FUND Cash Subscriptions ... ?l9T.wS Pledge Cards 26-00 TOTAL... ......$223.27 Individual Efforts. Cash Pledge Cards Edward Old . .$57.78 $11.00 1.00 6.00 Billie Scott .Y 49.26 It nMteA 15.25 18.75 15.0 6.00, 10.35 9.0 6.0s 2.28 3.oe -2.2 2.00 .25 .12 1 th. w uwuu I -r -1 ir.Unllon 8.00 jonn William Dailey William Overman Clyde Gregson Conrad Bailey St. .Clair Bailey Norman Trueblood Rocnester Clark Holi0well Goodwin Curtia Berry .Totals $197.27 $26.00 . suoscnpuuuo - ders personally and previously unac- knowledged: - -. . . . t' Clark. $5: Geo. M. Scott, ss 1 " -r, , . 1 nMnria .TfLcocKB. $uc: J. i. ""St" lp, v Williams. $5; C. R. Pugh, $5; J. t. pMfohard. 11: Bev. Go. w. I Vt rs. nroiiAir Xr CO.. J. .dv, v. Hooper, $5 MISS CATHERINE ALBERTSON TO DIRECT SUMMER SCHOOL Twriaa Catherine S. Albertsop, who has j been for a number, of years a teacher . thd Elizabeth City High School, has - J been ected .director of the summer iinoi of Chowan, uaws uuu jmana counties, to be held at Hertford beginning June 16. ne na uv I tv mimmer school at ine pwhs -ms . aolrivl 1 rm- the nasr iwo ywuo, " j I . . t,- to return this year, dui cnose w in this section of the State, where she is a leader in all educational activities, land a zealous and efficient worker, for the education of the boys andgiri of this community. . of the SL020.00" raised for the Saira tion Army in this city, $618.00 was paid in before the close Tof the campaign I to the treasurer, H.;G. Kramer. SALVATION ARMY WILLLECTUREON MSINGLE1M? John Z. White of ; Heniy Vssn. Here Sen- day, June 15 John Z; White, lecturer for the Henry. George Lecture Association, .will de liver' an . address at the . Alkrama Theatre in Elizabeth City at 3 o'clock. Sunday, afternoon, June 15. His sub ject being: "The Single Tax; "What It Is-. and' What It Will Accomplish." Mt Mr. ok White comes to Elizabeth City Sunday because there was no other date on which", he could be secured. : He will deliver his lecture-under the auspices of Chambers of Commerce and "'Rotary Clubs in several. "Virginia cities and consented to . jump - into Elizabeth Cityon Sunday, between his Virginia engagements. The lecture ' will be free of charge. W. O. Skunders secured the lecture and will make no charge 'for admission. . The manage ment, of the Alkrama has consented to the use of the theatre, without charge " The Single Tax is one of the big vital economic questions of the day. Deep down .in his heart every man believes that the Hand , belongs to the people and that God Almighty did not put the -land here to be gobbled up by a few individuals, to be withheld from the use of the masses. - But how to get the land back to the people is the question. The ' Socialists have one idea and the anarchists another. But neither soc ialism nor anarchism appeals to the average individual, ' ".. . Back in 1879 Henry George, the great American publicist and economist, pro mulgated- the idea of the Single Taxv His theory was that:, all taxes should be . taxes uponland values and that private property and individual - en- - terprise ; should not be penalized by taxation. By his plan the owners and occupants of the land- should pay all the taxes. He Insisted ; that ' suchi a ,. plan of ; taxation would make the land available to all the people, encourage every form of industry and . trade and abolish unemployment and poverty. The idea has taken hold upon millions of thoughtful men and women In America, England and. all English speaking countries'. Believing that Elizabeth City folk should be " the best informed folk in North Carolina, Mr. Saunders took it upon, himself to invite The Henry ; George Xiecture Association to send -Mr.' "vThtte - Inr here ,.to -.teH our folk - about the V Single Taxj : The Idea is worth knowing about and thinking about. W.Q. Saunders himself , Is mot a Single Taxer and isn't after mak ing converts "for the Single Tax, he is, interested only In giving" his fellow townsmen ; and townswomen and ; op portunity to- hear a big lecturer , de liver a big lecture on a big subject. And the fact that the lecture t is on Sunday .. probably vis all the better, since Moses himself gave the best pari; of his . life wrestling with the; land problem.'.' . .' r;,;vV- HERE NEXT w Delivers Commencement Ad dress at Eliz City High School Lieut.-Col. Sam T. Ansell, whose v. sensational arraignment of the Army.. court-martial system promises to re sult in a complete revision of the "an tiquated and barbaric penalties impos ed for minor offenses, wno is to de liver the commencement address at , the Elizabeth City Graded Schools June 5, is a native of Currituck county, and a graduate of Prof. Sheep's old Atlantic ; Collegiate Institute in this city. - " - Currituck county, where sweet pota toes and big. juicy watermelons thrive as' nowhere else on earth, is the native home of many men who have achieved national and statewide fame. Among these are the late Thomas Jarvis, form- erly governor or iNorm wiuu. . Nathan B. Walker, director of summer schools, University of North Carolina, and Lieut.-CoL Ansell of the United States-army, who is bringing a power ful, indictment against the present army trial system. His address will be heard with great Interest by the - people of this section. , 1 1 1 ; MR. SHEEP FOUND NEW YORK WHOLESALE MARKET STARK MAO M- - Leigh Sheep, proprietor of the Woman's Wear Store, Just r return- -ed from New York yesterday where he has been on a buying trip, says that the markets hare gone wild again and that ".prices are soaring. Spot cojtotai " at 31 cento Monday had an electrical effect on , the wholesale cotton1 goods market and prices of all cotton goods went up by leaps and - bounds.- ; Silks also are advancing and leather Is o!n out of sight. "I will .not be. surprises to see good shoes at $20 a pair next season, says Mr. Sheep. Mr. ; Steep, bought a lot of new summer dresses for present needs and, " like: many another wise merchant, will let well enough alone. -' ' , - . : . - . ' O. F. Gilbert, Dr. J. ,D. Hathaway, L C. Blades and G V . Seyffert, -.EHIaa-beth City's greatest fisherme hare try ing their luck at Ocracoke-this -week. '""' IS' ft Mi 11 ... fr : . f I ' 1 ' i