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Onp Snlirl Week of Full Horse Races Auto Races Fireworks ; Five Bis Bands - TenFreeAcfs Mabel Cody in a Hurricane Thrills Thousands of Exhibits Ever J)ay - Rain or Shine staged in the Clouds thriller in which thexSks the Limit Excursion Rates on all Railroads Six B13 Days- StartinsLaborDay ' SEPTEMBER 5 TO W NORFOLK VIRGINIA Make "Fair" Week Your Q7 September 5 to lO Shopping Week Come prepared for big buying oppor tunities inNorf oik's wholesale and, re tail establishments. Merchants and Manufacturers Association of Norfolk Invites you to purchase in Norfolk the met bhandise which you cannot obtain at home. Take advantage of this week of special prices. Norfolk Virginia When You Attend The Norfolk Fair Visit Us, UR store is one of the showplaces tne city. When you are in in town Fair Week or anv other . week we want you to make a tour of inspection. 'Take in every one of the three floors examine the finest and larg est jewelry stock in the entire Southland. We Want you to make yourself at home here let our store be your headquarters. Drop in the Music Parlors for a few minutes recreation and music write a post card or letter home in the Gift Shop use our telephones let this be your information bureau. ' Don't confuse our location.. We are located at 231-235 Granby Street, Our store is easily discern able by the Jarge steel and glass awning that extends over the pavement Our name is on either end. There is only one Paul-Gale-Greenwood store. Established Since 1847 PAUL-GALE -GREENWOOD CO. INC. Largest Jewelers South . 231-235 Granby Street Norfolk, Virginia Here, There and Eveihere A Digest of Odds and Ends of General News and Information .'V vV Edited For Readers of The Independent. lit resDonsa to hundreds" of- letters petition ancT to the fact, also,' that peo- from women anxious to plan: their Fall I pie's buying, power all over, the world costumes, the Vogue Company, Amen- nas recently Deen much reduced. fa,t nreatest fashion authority,' . an- i Aitnougn tne population of the coun nounces that skirts definitely ana un- cry is, . hdoui j.vo,vuv,uw, tne greatest questionably are to be longer, tignx i numoer or posBioxe automobile buyers, inches off the around for street clothes! even by -a liberal' estimate, is less than and two to four Inches for the evening 20,000,000. The figure of 20,000,000- is u fashion's latest edict, according to about the number of white American the publishers, and. there Is no prospect f families, of a. return to ine oiu uusi-bi""h trailer. , The latest fad invented by the genius V of man for the fad-chasing feminine "is ROADS AND More than $1,000,000,000 eyebrows colored to match one's cos- LUXURIES - is .available for good I tume. The idea is to" go nature one roads and streets in the United States, better in blending the color of eyebrows There are now 2,500,000 miles of high- with the color of the eyes. The fad ways- in the United States, of which started in Paris, a few weeks ago and onlv an amroxiniate. 100,00a miles are will be in America next.. t imnroved k with modern pavements. xui when combared to sums expended tor I ET TU - The use of hair tonic. luxuries "by the pleasure-loving puDiic WASHINGTON flavoring extracts. ' per the American highway budget does not fumes, medicines containing alcohol, and look so impressive. even poisonous wood alcohol, for bev- The people of this country spend $1,- erage purposes, had a good deal to. do 000,000,000 a year for candy, ,ouu,- with the fact that the number of jail 000,000 for automobiles, .i?l,UUAuu,uuu sentences dealt out at the nation's cap- for automobile tires, $1,275,000,000 for ital for intoxication during' the fiscal gasoline, $1,500,000,000 for carpets and year ended June SO, 1921, showed an rugs, $1,950,000,000 for cigars, cigar- increase of 34 per cent over the pre- ettes, tobacco and snuff, and $i,ouu,uuu,- vious year, according to the annual re- 000 for jewelry, perfumery and cosmet- port of W. lu Peak, Superintendent of ics. On the other hand the sums spent the District jail. for roads and streets are seven times Superintendent Peak described the in greater than those expended for water crease as an erratic fluctuation in the supply improvements, three times tnose process of extinction, which local ob- for sewerage work and fifteen times servers declared, not sucfi a bad way of those for bridges. putting it, after all. At any rate, there! were 1.097. sentenced to jail for drink- Congress has recessed until Wednes- ing more than they could handle, as day, September'2l. Numerous pieces of compared with 841 who didn't get home leoislation will be taken up before Com- safely the year before. mittees of the to branches during the recess. Senate Committees have busy I fc button The carry over of programs in process. CARRY OVER American cotton at the end of last month was 10,392,976 bales. THE RAILROAD A minority report In action the carry-over of other va FUNDING BILL on the railroad fund- "eties of cotton, including the Easf In vm ,-., j k fi.n.tn, T.nTTftnftP .aian aDa Egyptian product, was approx of Wisconsin: Senator Stanley, oi Ken- hmat.eIy 2 bales, giving a surplus tucky and Senator Pittman, of Nevada, tne. world at the end of last month said: "This measure is enacted, wiU put o approximately .12,892,976. The total the Government of the United States in I j v- e pasi seas" f MnrMi on 18 stated as 17,018,918 bales, and the curities. It will put the War Finance total world s consumption for the twelve fornoration in control of an enormous "1. - " waa .w, Like Napoleon; crossing the Alps - m winter, Jinr.Nesbit deserved ;credit not believing the foolish, thing that , could not be done." ; .,' . , - Many a man, hounded by debt. ex travagance, conceit ; and similar menta bloodhounds, could tie up the pursuer and be peaceful. , - $100,000,000 ' J Forty times every day, EMBEZZLED every day in the year, Sundays and holidays included (on the average.) an ; embezzlement occurs, some where in the United States. - ; V " : This is a conservative ' statement based on the fact that during the past year-, . over xo,vuu emuezziemeni..- cases have been : reported, to the 22 surety companies in "this country. It takes no account : of the embezzlements not re ported,, "either because they , have been settled or hushed up, or because the em bezzlers ':, were'" not , bonded and ,; so no claihi is made to cover the defalcation. There are probably as many more of the unreported class. ".-v Moreover, embezzlement is on the in crease. ;.xn.e montn or April, xyx, was the worst the surety companies have ev er known. The surety" companies" paid out the past year to cover losses thru, bonded employees about five million dol lars, while the total amount lost by fin ancial institutions in the United States during the year was over million dollars. a i hundred No Tides in the Great Lakes. There are no recognized tides in the Great Lakes similar to what occur in the oceans, for the reason that those bodies of water are too small and Irregular., Occasionally, however, tidal waves pecur in" one or more of the lakes, due to atmospheric condi tions, such as great differences in at mospheric pressure and the prevalence of gales. ,. '(Advertisements.) ; ; ,' SECOND NOTICE . Every , member of ; the ' Men's -Adult Bible Class of City Road M.' E. Sunday School iis urged ; to - be present Sdnday morning, September 4th. Come and re ceive your ne"w Sunday School Button. Something new, . Sept. ' , llthj at 10 a m. Mr, W.. L. Small will lecture, to this Bible ' Class. If you y want a seat, you had better come' early. . - Every . man, whether you belong to this Bible . Class or not, will receive a nice souvenir on entering the. class.' Tisitors and strangers re most cor dially invited. Mr. Small will 'tell 'us something in a whirlwind. '- " f On. Sept. 18th, at 10 a. m., Mr. W. H. Zoeller will take a : . picture of this Men's Bible Class. Every man to his post, and let's break , the record. On Sept. 18th, at 4 p m. this Men's Bible Class will have parade through the city. Every man not connected with a Bible , Class who desires to find acquaintances and friends had better join us next, Sunday. ; Any man, young' or old, who left a distant City Sunday' Schoolwho is now living in Elizabeth City, but has not been seen in a Bible Class since his' arrival ; Wesleyans! You are requested ,to look him up.'. All members are requested to be present" Sunday mcrning; Sept. 4th, without fail, and bring a friend with you. . ' , (Signed) . E. L. ROGERS, ' , ' President. A STITCH- t IN TIME saves nine Eyesight needs conserving BEFORET it is gone. "We,; understand eyes." 146 Granby Street 112 W. Plume St. NORFOLK, VA. RICHMOND," VA. 211 E. Broad St. 503 Franklin St. v mass' of railroad securities, larger prob ably than the holdings of fluy private interest. Far from putting the Govern nient out of business, it will inevitably involve it in the most speculative busi ness in the world the marketing corporate securties. " . S30. A NEGRO WHO Jim Nesbit, life pris- UbED HIS HEAD oner on the chain gang, deserved a better fate; he uses c J his bram. Ordinarily when a negro es capes from the chain gang, Uncle Tom's r " Galeski Glasses furnish what might be termed safe Eye Comfort Insurance. ' ' ' Ever pair is backed by a long record of integrity and optical efficiency, and is the reason Galeski Glasses are GOOD FOR THE EYES Ask your OcuSist. S. Galeski 209 GRANBY STREET (Opposite Monticello Hotel) KODAK HEADQUARTERS 'Wr, th forms of this bill. the n-""" iiieiuus prevau. xne wood- Government wiU almost certainly lose uuwr, . puw us nose to tne hundreds of millions of dollars in the ground, barks, and runs. The negro nrnnnwl trsnsscfiflns." I 1 "u ruxuuag, until Be iaiJS pntnr StnnlPv nrpsented in the Sen- exhausted or climbs a tree. The blood- ate a letter written to him by William hound barks at him until the white men n ATf.Artf.n in wliirh th formpr director I come "P general of railroads expressed his dis-1 Jlm Nesbit, of Spartanburg, S. C, approval of the Administration railroad lknows bloodhounds trail and bark, funding bill and set forth his reasons. fut are not savage. He waited patient- He says President Harding is misin- iUi 'uUU ,i,cawn up, pat- formed reeardine the measure. He JU luc "cau u,m to a tree, writes: "Stripped of confusing non-es- , lvluu,ueu "3 cape, not annoyeu nHk. whnt is now tironosed is that 1 DarKing. He told about it and the Government shall wait ten years for they caught him, which seems a pity S763.000.000 the railroads owe it for betterments and improvements and pay immediately $500,000,000 to the rail- roads on account of claims for alleged under-maintenance, etc." 300,000 watermelons were dumped on J the Baltimore. Md. market in three days I last week, shooting the price down to four cents apiece wholesale, and tbey Lcouldn't sell them all at that. WHAT STREETS A census of city ARE BUILT OF paving recently com piled, shows that of 364,901,611 square yards of paved streets in the 196 lead- ing cities of . the country, 37,476,345 consisted of surface-treated gravel, 58,- 412,780 consisted of surface-treated water-bound macadam, 14,279,494 of bi tuminous macadam, 26,430112 of as phaltic concrete, 105,712,821 of sheet asphalt, 50,963,748 of brick, 10,744,695 of Portland cement concrete, 6,259,695 of asphalt block, 10,313,420 of wood block and 37,098,414 of store block. The percentage ratio to the whole was: Brick, 14 per cent; stone block, 10.2 per cent; Portland cement concrete, 2.9 per cent; sheet asphalt, 29 per cent; asphalt concrete 7.3 per cent; asphalt j block, 1.7 per cent; bituminous macadam, 3.91 per cent; waterbound macadam, 16 per cent and gravel, 10.23 per cent. The United States imports 300,000 canary birds' every year; most of them from Germany, but some from England. THE AUTOMOBILE The presumption FETCHING UP always seems to be that there is practically no end to the increase in the use of automobiles. About 9,000,000 are now in use, but there are somethme like lO.nno.Ohn people in .the United States, so that there are still many millions who do not own their own cars. How many of these- 105,000,000 are eventually going to buy? Not nearly so manv as mieht be expected. Indeed, it appears doubt- lul if there will-ever be even twice na many cars in use as there are todnv. The point of saturation is probably only a lew years ahead. A thorough, painstaking investigation into tne present and future status of the automobile industry , has iust been- mi by Leonard P. Ayres, vice-president of the Cleveland Trust Company, and a recognized statistical exnert. Mnnv f Ayre's conclusions, are rather startling. " or example, he found that the capac ity of the automobile factoripa in thia country was more than 1,000,000 cars a year in excess . of the present demand If these factories were run t thir full capacity for a' few years they would soon supply every notential bnvr in h United States. There would be so many automobiles in use that the gasoline supply would be inadeouate. and Mit other kind of motive Dover- vnnM ho to' be developed. It seems improbable that either th export or domestic markets absorb the full capacity of the American automoDiie industry, and hence it is likely that we shall see extensive rpnrt. justments in prices, due to sharp corn- Read What U. S. Dept. of Agriculture Says About What Two Rats Can Do. . According to government figures, two rats breeding continually for three years produce 359,709,482 individual f rats. Act when you see the first rat, dont wait RAT-SNAP is th&, surest, cleanest most convenient exterminator. No mix ing wit other f oods-N Drys up after killing leaves- no smell. Cats or dogs won't touch it... k Sold and guaranteed by Culpepper Hardware More. City JJrug fetore, a, W. Twiddv. John C. Bond. Edenton; W A. Leggett, Edenton; Sawyer's General btore. Camden. ' v I -v v" LORRAINE HOTEL : . Norfolk. Vircrtni Hatef Service for Three Generations Operated by the " DODSON HOTEL CORP. ' Granby and Tazewei! Sts. New Fall Apparel Gowns Dresses Millinery Suits Coats Furs J2t Special Prices From Rice's During ; Norfolk Fair Week - V September 5-10 . Should prove an irresistible incentive to combine the pleasures of a trip to the Nor folk Fair with the advantages of select ing your Fall apparel at Rice's from a large and varied collection of smart Paris inspired modes-at surprisingly moderate 'prices. ;v ; -': Y-''-' r:-v-X::'t;'.Y;-' . ' Vo m erfc We&r 344 Granby Street ' ,.1 . J . V.- Don't Fail To Visit DURING Special Offering illillllllllilliilillllfiillUltllillllllJllllllllili 1 Store -j - . ( . Ill . , ' . ". "- , - . . . i '." !-:. vr: j , ",- . , , , During The Entire Week Fair Prices for Fair Week A visit to "Norfolk's Greatest Economy Store" dur ing your stay in the city will be both interesting anil v profitable. Every convenience this ''store has to of-' f er 'is atyour disposal during the week, and to make it more interesting for you we will offer during each day of tho week special values in every department; and you will find an unusual assortment here for your inspection. , . : r 'x We are showing many beautiful styles, v Among the countless thingsyou will find here at, "Economy" prices are : " Women's Apparel, Children's War, Millinery, House Furnishings, Silks and Wash Goods, Men's Furnishings, and' hundreds of other things that you would expect to find in a Department Store, and at prices that are the lowest in town. We welcome you to Norfolk, especially during Fair week. ' ' ' Make this Store your Shopping Headquarters. PARCELS CHECKED WITHOUT CHARGES ' w " - Special Offerings Evry Day 4m: At Norfolk's Greatest Economy Store I""' J ' " jA - ' SSS '-i-tti. .. -. "M: ' 'W'jtissr- , ; ' IIIIIIIIHIHItlllllllllllltlllllHIIIIIIWllllilt)lrtllWM : v. You Can ; Buy For- '"V2f ml At Norfolk's Oldest , Department Store ;;. . ' 3T lihWillliiiMllliltlliillllilPiii T- ' r-, M ' -iViV. ';,"-'.',---':'ji'-' "'-''"' ' ' '' J- ' "V V . ', ':.'- . fc' '- .-. !?'. .