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J I- ; SCi THE INDEPENDENT, ELIZABETH CITY, N.C FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 1920 PAGE SIX I pi k 4 V 1 1 I 5 ; I 1 15 C v i IS'-! v:.: if HI V. m II it i:, i : t 1 M 5f Mff, 5 i i3' 1i SI ILL UUinu ur I riuni LI9I run i . . - - aiiBMBHHMBMMHaHMHHjj JUST 17 CENTS A DAY WILL SAVE A LIFE If a Human Life Is Worth That to You, Show Your Colors Much Just seventeen rents per For this paltry sum and hardly miss it one starving less child of Armenia can be day. you would and home saved and oared for during one year. It is not a big amount but in o" days the little donation daily will total ?GO which is suf ficient to feed and elothe one orphan. Are you going to let such a small sum keep you from saving a life V A campaign for the relief of starving orphans of the Near East is now going on in tins county uiuier me " i -m-" of Chairman W. O. Saunders and he and his workers are trying to put the county Aver the top. The quota for the eotiuty is o orphans and every one must be adopted if the county is to keep pace -with others in North Carolina. Make your adoptions now and help put the county ahead of others. CL air man Saunders is appealing "to all gen erous hearted citizens. Organizations such as women's clubs, fraternal lodges, church societies and circles can easHy adopt orphans. Special appeals thru- made to out the county are being Churches and Sunday Schools. State Chairman George 11. lellamy is anxious ro nave .orm v unmui ; the top." in advance of every other ! State in the Virion, but he is counting troiiiIv on 1'asoilOtaUK con in 10 oe among the first to report a full quota raised. Acenrilmc to a resume eiven out on the last of December by the National Industrial Conference Board the cost 1 of living has increased between 80 and WHAT A TAIL IS A 14-vear-oId girl in the "th grade of the Elizabeth Slty Grammar School was asked by her teacher to give definition of the word "tail." The demure young la dy blushed and hesitated. The teacher repeated the question. And then the young lady shyly replied: "A tail is the behind of a pig.' nor cent since the beginning of the war. Living costs have increased 10.4 cent, since the Armistice. During December last food prices in creased " per cent. Figures compiled by the liureau of Labor Statistics De partment of Labor show that the gen eral trend of prices was upwards dur ing the month for all necessities. Sehoriu!c"of increases from July, 1914 to November 1010, is as follows: Food. 02 per cent.; shelter. oS per rent., clothing. l."5 per cent.: fuel, heat and light. 4S per lent.: sundries, T. per cent. The tabel of increases from July to November 1010, is as follows; Food. I per cent.; shelter, 7.S per cent.; clo thing. l." per rent. : fuel, heat and light, 4 per cent,: sundries 7 per cent. K?L V" r' LHI" The following is the jury list for the County term of Court, beginning Febru ary lth. 1920. V IT KaikWs. Grover E. Hill, J. G. Palmer. Kenneth Smith, .Tas. A. Bray, Barlow TIarrell. Albert Banks, C. A Pritehard. Sr., A. M. Houghton, B. J. Kiddick. C. N. Davis. D. D. Overman, M. Leigh Sheep. J. A. Spnce, (New land) Flovd Ferrell, J. A. Coale. E. R Jennings. II. W. Morrisette. Willie Liv erman. J. L. Koughton. Jr.. Benjamin Hiddick. C. A. Basnight, J. F. Jennings, L. B. Culpepper. YOU .GET E0 )TH A. J. BAILEY IROYST We Inaw TO FARMERS who know the value of fish and want it in their" Fertilizer", we announce that we have laid in an ample supply of fish scrap to meet all demands. If you want the genuine, original Fish Scrap Fertilizer', insist on TRADE MARK REGISTERED The Fertilizer That Made Fish Scrap Famous F. S. ROYSTER GUANO COMPANY Norfolk, Va. Richmond, Va. Lynchburg, Va. Tarboro, N. C. Charlotte, N. C. Washington, N. C. Columbia, S. C. Spartanburg, S. C. Atlanta, Ga. Macon, Ga. Columbus, Ga. Montgomery, Ala. Baltimore, Md. Toledo, Ohio. I A. J. li.in. v for five years keeper of the Pasojiotnnk Countv Home, died last Friday morning at the age of 7S years. lie hud been in feeble health for several years. He is survived by three daughters and four sons. The daughters are .Jlrs. Alice Madrin. Mrs. Gertrude Haskett. Mrs. A. C. Onrrett. all of this ctiy. The sons are George Bailey, of Norfolk; ben. Harry and Claude Bailey of . this city- Mrs. Batley will give up her position as matron of the County Home, to the keen regret of the inmates and county officials. On account of the feeble con dition of her husband for several years the details of the management of the Home have been in Mrs. Bailey's hands and she has discharged the work skill fully and efficiently. H7 .11. AND IHINiillllililliililiiiK GUANO FOR AT HOME AND ABROAD (Concluded from Page 3.) drastic action as this. Four men dead and fifteen wounded all because they could not wait thirty days for the law to take its course. It is easy to under stand the indignation of the men who . . ' 1 A AT 11 composed the moD. inaignaiion oi me men whetted by race hatred for the mur derer, who was doubtless partly actu ated by race hatred in Iris crime. But it is impossible to condone in the slight est the disregard of law which caused the mob to engage in its foolish at tempt. One of our problems now is to do away with lynchings. It is not probable that Federal Statutes, threats of fines for counties or sheriffs, or any other such remedies will avail. The only thing that will cause a cessation of the evil is to create a new attitude towards the law among people generally. This cannot be done by abusing lynchers. It can be done only by making our laws such and so effective that no man when he resorts to lynching can delude him I self with the belief that he is doing a I public service rendered necessary by weak laws. When the feeling becomes general that those guilty of capital '-rimes are certain to be punished as (their crimes deserve without the chance of pardon, lynchings will become rare. !At present even m our own Mate evi ! rienee is not wanting that bands of i lynchers mistakenly look upon them selves a.s vigilance committees which have given notice that crime cannot be committed in their sections with im punity. THE RAILWAY Although the text of BILL the Railway bill is yet to be written it is said that the commit tees of the House and Senate are pretty well agreed what it shall contain. First. 'the anti-strike provision is to be cut out :on the ground that there is no special reason why such a Ineasure should be applied to railway workers and not" to workers in other public-service indus tries. A second provision guarantees the railroads a net protit ot ; l-J per cent, for a period not to exceed two years after the return of the railroads to their owners. Any excess of earn ings over ( per cent is to be divided equally between the railroads and the national government. This provision is j considered highly favorable to the weak i roads, but possibly adverse to the strong- ' cr roads which earn more than per .cent. The Interstate Commerce Com mission is to tlx rates sueli as will give the g;iaraiee named. For six months after the return of the roads no State I Commission is aljowed to interfere with i interstate rates established by the tai road administration. The Interstate Com IN Albemarle Fertilizers Real German potash from the mines of Germany and France; an abundance of fish scrap from the fisheries on your own North Carolina Coast. Your soil needs both this year and you can not afford to experiment with doubtful brands. If you know anything about the manufacture of fertilizers, we will be glad to have you visit our model factory on Knobbs Creek and see fertilizers mixed as they should be. If you don't know anything about the mann f acture of fertilizers, then visit us anyway because we can show you something worth money to you. 9 Allbeinniairle Ferftnlnzeir Co, J. H. LeRoy, Mgr. Phone 1059 BIGGER AM ED El E T T E IS I 1 CROPS 1 merce Commission is to have supreme control. They are to fix certain region al zones in whieh rates and fares are to be the same. Over each of these reg ional zones a regional director will be placed to pass on matters regarding the operation of the lines. Matters may be appealed from these regional directors to a board of five to be located in Washington. TOBACCO TRUCK COTTONj CORN I We are carrying a stock of Pocomoke goods for Cotton, Tobacco and Potatoes. See me for prices. We are using German Potash. M LeKOY I ELIZABETH CITY NORTH CAROLINA lllllllillllillllilllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllH STRIKE OF RAILWAY The railway SHOP WORKERS shop work ers and the Brotherhoods for the Main tenance of Way, to the number of 3(K1. 000 have been ordered on a strike, be cause the Tiailway Administration has not granted their demand for an imme diate increase of 40 per cent, and back pay for six months on that basis. These men are probably paid less than any other railway employees, and there may be some justice in their demand for a further increase on the scale agreed up on some months ago. But. we could. have wished that they would have post poned the strike until after the roads are. returned to thejr owners so that every railroad might have made terms with its own employes. It does seem that wages would get high enough after a while. j THE KAISER The attitude of Kng- 1 -l :n , i f . - iiiiHi win proDaDiy uerermine rne iate ot jthe Kaiser. A member of the English j cabinet has made a statement considered I as authoritative that his Government in tends to put the Kaiser on trial and car ; ry out what ever penalty is provided. ;But. if Holland should decide that he 'must be kept on Dutch territory, then i Holland must send him to one of her is lands outside of Europe. This indicates j that the Kaiser will have to stand trial or spend the remnant of his days, like j Napoleon, in banishment. The allies jharc repeated their note to Holland f sternly demanding the Kaiser's surrender. The Germans are much troubled over the .demand of so many of her citizens for trial as culprits of the war. There j are some seven or eight hundred of them. at is Known that England has been very moderate in her demands, not even call ing for those responsible ior the death of Edith Cavell. Perhaps the attitude of England may bring some concessions to the Germans. ' 0 J AN J MAIL B0 ME ESI . K&jl f-'--- nl Laal . J L I I ' 1 V V. JJr WORKS PHILADELPHIA. PA. BALTIMORE. MD. NORFOLK. VA. BAUGH & SONS COMPANY r,e od sta.nd-jfy" NORFOLK. VA Note: t Baugrh Brands are made up to pre-war guarantees fcr 1920 and their potash co vjent is derived from French r i Gc: man potash of which we have ample stocks for 1 - w ?ason. Sold by R . C. ABBO TT Elizabeth City, N. C. V '