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rr,nAV. NOVEMBER 28, 1919
THE INDEPENDENT, ELIZABETH CITY, N. C
PAGE SEVEN ,
Norfolk, Va., Nov. 28, 1919.
Thone Norfolk 23501
Frying Chickens 30c to 35
Turkeys, live , 38c to 40c
Dressed and undrawn 40c to 45c
Dressed and drawn ' 50c to 55c
-toil o specially lor ino ixuxu-
Roosters, live . 15c to 18c
Ducks, live 30c
1 . trices represent actual sale?
, not quoted -were not sold today
1U'i Food Administration prohibits
Hogs 1 20c to 22c
New Sweet Potatoes
Yellow Barks . $2.25 and $2.50
Nancy Halls $2.30
ton other than actual sales.
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- 30c to 32c
P dfpAIRING AUTO fl
! SPRINGS AND HORSE 0
j WILLIAMS & STOKES
4 Next to steam Laundry
f Matthews Street
4 ELIZABETH CITY, N. C.
LIVE STOCK PRICES
Norfolk, Va., Nov. 28, 1919.
Phone Norfolk 21840
v The following quotations are actual
sales made this day by Chas. R. Robert
son Co., wholesale commission mer
chants, reported especially for THE IN
DEPENDENT. Cattle Tc to 8c
Veal Calves 16c to 17c
Large Calves 10c to 12c
Fat Sheep 9 to 10c
Live Hogs 12c to 13c
Dressed Hogs 20c to 22c
By the subdivision and sale of your land
No matter where you're located City,
Suburban, or Farm Land, WE WILL
SELL IT FOR YOU QUICK.
HOW is told in our big booklet
which may be worth hundreds
of dollars to you. Youll find it
chock-full of facts.
It prints letters from men who . have
dealt with us and know that we do
what we say we'll do. It is abso
lutely free. WRITE TODAY.
Atlantic Coast Realty Co.
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THE NAME THAI jusiir ita xwn.
Offices: Petersburg, Va., and Greeville, N. C
References: Any bank in Petersburg, Va. or Greenville, N. C
For Lasting Appreciation
Symbol of Love Eternal
Love that endures is most beautifully ex
pressed by gifts that last. Let jewels and
jewelry carry your Christmas message of
love and friendsship.
Gems, Jewelry, Watches, Silverware, are
gifts that keep alive the sentiment that in
spires the giver.
The H. C. Bright Company has striven in the
face of some difficulty to provide for the holi
day shopping with worth while gifts things.
A visit to our establishment will prove wheth
er -we have succeeded.
We have a beautiful collection of flawless
gems, ranging in price from $25 to $1000. Our
showing of diamond clusters are especially
Patterns of the King Abbott,' Lady Balti
more and ivingstoLn 'Sterling Silver are cap
turing all lovers of beautiful are silver who
Chinaware, Glassware, Art Vases, Pottery,
Floor Lamps, Watches, Wrist Watches, Lav
alliers, Rings, Brooches and hundreds of other
gift-things with a price rang that provides for
every taste and pocket-book.
Largest Jewelers in Eastern North Carolina
The Delco-Light engine is the vruve-in-tko-hoad
type used in the best and most powerful airplcno
engines and in hundreds cf thousanda cf automo
biles. It Is air-cooled runs on kerosene in any climato
has only one place to oil and has a simple min
ing valve in place of carburetor.
The storage battery is exclusively designed and
built for Delco-Light with thkk piates, wood and
rubber separators and many improvements that
insure long life. '
Delco-Light long ago passed the experimental
ztzgo snd has gone through the refilling influence
of three and one-half years of production and of
usage by 75,000 customers. .
- You will find plants in the homes of your com
munity. Just ask your neighbor about his Delco
Light plsnt. .
Delco-Light makes happy homes: it saves time
and labor, taking away lots of 'hard, unpleasant
tasks. It "Pays for Itself" by the work it does and
the time it saves. - , .
Of the more than 75,000 Satisfied Users of Delco
Light, the first are among the most enthusiastic
proof that the simplicity and durability of Delco
Light meets the requirements of its customers.
There's a Detca-Light Man Near You
F. M. WEEKS, Hertford, N. C, Dealer
R. F. TRANT, 442Granby Street, Norfolk, Va,i Distributor
1 electric W and po '
- for farms, country homes, schools, churches, .xw dA. ia
1 stores and small towns. fr '
THE DOMESTIC ENGINEERING COMPANY, Makers of Delco-Light Products, DAYTON QH1 ,
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DOGS MUST fcArtiM u.v.r.va. CURRITUCK NOTES
An Eskimo dog has a hard lot. In A yery interesting Thanksbiving pro
the first place it has to earn its liv- gram was presented by the O. Henry lat
in by drawing sledges. In the next cvary Society Friday afternoon at 2:30
i j W o ntr io o'clock in the High School auditorium,
place, food is so scarce that a dog is egubjeet of the ebate was: "Resoived,
usually hungry, often hungry that tLere should be Student Government
enough to eat its harness, or indeed in the School." Those for the affirma
any bfts of skin and leather it can ; ve were Miss Clara WiUiams, Mr Paul
any mis v . BaJlance l ,the Negative Miss Mildred
find. To prevent this, the men rut) Brumsey Mr. Wmiam Walker, The judg
the leather cords with tar. But in es decided in favor of the negative. Very
order to live at all an Eskimo dog much interest is being taken in the So
has to fiit its way. Whenever j ciety work and all rady there is a large
there is a p8ck of dogs together they :
fight. The weak ones are driven
away or killed. The strongest and
fiercest one, who can thrash any or
all the others, is known as the "ding
dog." It has the best place upon
which to lie and its choice of the
HOW PILOT AND OBSERVER TALK
Miss Tauline Tate spent the week end
at her home pn Iiong Point.
Mr. Joe Brumsey son of Mr. W. M.
Brumsey was brought home last night
from the hospital at Petersburg where
he has undergone an operation. He has
been very ill but is slowly improving.
A party was given at the home of Mrs.
H. D. Ballance Thursday night Novem-
hpp 20th in honor of her sister miss
James Fritwell. Refreshments
and Grace "Walker spent Sunday with
relatives at Camden.
The liitle son of Mr. and Mrs,
Butler is very HI.
To Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McHorney
a son was born last week.
served and all reported a very nice time.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brumsey, Mr. Les
lie Walker, Misses Mjlded Brumsey
Said the observing cuss, "When an
actress starts out to make a name for
herself she has to think up a good one
were to start with befpre she makes it."
Peruvian Flower Festival.
Peru celebrates a custom which
dates from soon after the Spanish con
quest. All soldiers' graves alike are
decorated, including those of peons
and Indians, individuals little regarded
in Peru, at all events during life. In
the evening the populace gives itself
over to feasting and merrymaking.
This particular .flower festival is held
nnnually on November 1.
The airfone is a form of speak
ing tube designed specially foi
service as an intercommunication de
vice between pilot and observer, in
structor and student, or any airplane
occupants, during full power flight
t nmaisisi pRsentiallv of a flexible
speaking tube provided with a
mouthpiece and a neck band, and oi ,
a helmet to which two earpieces arej
attached, suitable connections be
tween the speaking tube and the ear
pieces being provided. '
A CASE IN POINT.
! "What an aggravating habit J onea ;
has of answering one question dj
asking another." , :
"I've noticed that. Last night, I
asked him if he'd loan me $50, and
he replied by asking me if I tooli
him for a darned fooL"
DOESNT INTEND TO WASH ANY.
"How' long will your wife be
"Not over two weeks. We haven't
dean dishes in the house to last
me any longer than that."
SHE WAS RIGHT.
"Well, I'll be bound," eiciaimed
the woman who had just read the
news that women's skirts are to be
tighter and shorter than ever this
There's No Time
Christmas Will Soon Be Here'
Every year, just before Christ
mas, the stocks of every music
dealer become smaller and it is
sometimes impossible to supply
some models and sizes. Late
purchasers often must take what
they can get. Hurry don't wait
until the last minute. Let us;
know what you want. We will,
deliver whenever you say.
r ; if YOU WANT A! v
Jictroh or Mono
We will give you easy credit terms on a Victrola, a,
Sonora or an Aeolian-Vocalian talking machine. We
will make the payments easy on any one of the Duo
i Art line of pianos and player-pianos which includes the
j Steinway, Steck, Stroud, Weber and Aeolian. Write,
and we will be glad 'to give you full information regard
ing an instrument syou may desire. We sell all at fac
tory prices and guarantee each one.
V ; " INCORPORATED
Successors to Fergusson, LUienfeld, Ughtfoot, Corp.
107-109 CITY HALL AVENUE
NORFOLK, VIRGINIA. ,
Of The People
Seventy per cent of the people of the
United States use electricity in some form
or other every day of their lives, and that
seventy per cent constitutes the happiest,
"looking ahead" part of the people of this
For light, washing and ironing, cook
ing or what not, 70 per cent of the popula
tion is constantly employing that most uni
versal of servants-electricity. . . '
Electricity has done more than any
other agency to enhance the comfort,
health and happiness of mankind.
Do yoii line up with the majority, the
70 per cent; or are you with the minority,
the 30 per cent? : . .. ....
of Elizabeth City
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