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Says General Assembly Having No Moratorium Nv.'C- Banks Are Open Under Restrictions-Assembly Passes Two Emergency Measures-Corporation Com i- ai i:^.u i Qj,aW RflfMSflg fmirt Because Of Bank Holiday-Other Interesting N. C. News mission is awuhsi ?"The legislature is still here." says Carl Gcerch. writing from Raleigh. "Banks may close, presidents may eo out cf office or get inaugurated, school may keep or not?it doesn't make the slightest bit of difference ?the legislature apparently goes on forever. This week they've been worrying more about their own. per sonal affairs than they have about the affairs of state. When a guy finds himself away from home with only $4 89 in his pocket and with no additional cash in eight. it's time to worry. What does he care about r-.'i appropriation cf $13,438,922 for public schools when he's got a S15 hotel bill due and no more chance f\ paying it than Tarn Bowie has of o. ::ig elected president of the I niv.-vsity cf North Carolina? The it:or: important thing to happen this Week took place Tuesday whsn Hti.ris Newman, of New Hanover county, chairman of the appropria tions committee, presented the ap propriations hill to the house. It calls'for a total appropriation of' at :u:a SS3.000.000 for the next bi rnmtfen. Mr. Bowie has an appro priation b:!l of his own. which he r.L o will introduce this week. It is ccn-iderably lower than the measure which had the approval of a major ity of the appropriations committee. Jest as soon as the house gets to work eti the appropriations bill, things will liven up considerably. And ?t looks as though there would be quite a fight over the measure. A ide from that, the legislature hr.sn't accomplished very many vit ally important tasks during the pas; vreek. Pete Murphy didn't get very lieu?JUUgC Uiiuu i | far with his drug store liquor bill, j (Tile bill was acted upon Monday J I night, and the house apparently i i didn't think much of it. they voted' ; it down by a vote of 75 to 19. So far as the state as a whole is con [cerned, folks apparently are more j interested this week in the banking :situation than they are in matters j pertaining to legislation. The banks! have reopened under certain regu- J 5 la-lions. They'll make change for j .you. they'll let you get to your sal-I ifty deposit boxes, they'll mike ar-j rangements for taking up drafts in utantcticn v.ltli shipments?they'll do ev, rything for you?including brushing your clothes and tucking yea in at night?with the exception of giving you back seme of your' money. You've got to wait on that! ; i'or a few days. There is some talk of issuing scrip. Scrip is something, that makes you think you've got money, whereas you really haven't 'got any. 1: looks as though we've at last reached that corner around 1 which prosperity is suposed to be. [but the old guy has skipped again. There was some talk of letting the 'legislature adjourn for a few days, but this idea soon petered out. The bo\s have decided to stay on the 'job until they've finished what they ? were sent here to do." ?All batiks in North Carolina open-' ted Wednesday under restrictions! promulgated by Gurncy P. Hood, i Commissioner of Banks, and approv- ! ed by Gov. J. C. B Ehringhaus. j which conform to modifications pro-1 vicusly announced from Washington ? in the national banking holiday. | ?The General Assembly, acting peedily because of the financial j 'emergency, quickly ratified bills to [safeguard insurance policy holders' [and to protect building av.d loan associations. The first grants to the Insurance Commissioner power to put into force regulations deemed j necessary to safeguard interests of policyholders, creditors and bond holders of insurance companies, and (allcws him to provide for extension ?'of pericdj cf g,ace for fife Insurance,' ; LlVWtJUVU w Mi v ? policies in times of emergency. This act will expire by limitation at mid-1 night next May 1. Tiie other meas- j ure lequires 30 days' notice before j shareholders can withdraw holdings! of unpledged stock from building; and loan associations, and provides' for equitable distribution to stock-; holders who call for their funds | upon maturity. ?The House Tuesday signed the j death warrant for the Corporation; Commission, passing without a re-1 cord vote the measure already pass- 1 ed by the Senate setting up a Utili ties Commissioner in its stead. The j bill became law this week but, not | become effective until next January j 1. This was a major recommenda-j iion of the committee on reorganiza-! tion. ?Judge Thomas J. Shaw of Greens boro adjourned supe.ior court in Fayetteville Tuesday with the state ment that "this is no time to be holding court." Judge Shaw, after disposing of all jail cases, continued all bend cases until the next term of court. "Everyone's mind is confus ed over the financial situation." he raid. "I: President Roosevelt would call this nation to a week of prayer he would find that the best method to cope with the banking situation." ?By a count of 23 to 1C the State Senate Tuesday voted to transfer the State hig.iway patrol to the De partment c! Revenue and add to its functions the following duties: Col lection of gasoline and oil samples; from dealers: inspection and duties new performed by the theft bureau. The first two functions mentioned are now performed by the Depart ment of Agriculture: the others are in the motor vehicle department of the Department of Revenue. It is, estimated that the bill will save tax payers of the State $64,450 a year in salaries and overlapping operation costs. ?An injunction restraining any per son from interfering with the busi-, nets or property of the receivers of! the Meadows Fertilizer company of, New Bern was signed this week by Federal Judge I. M. Meekins. It pro hibits any person from trying to ob-1 | tain possession of any of the Mead-1 ' ows property .including "persons act | ing or attempting to act under any J process or claim of process." r I (?Property valued at SCO,930,392 in! ?Durham county is non-taxable, ac cording tc a recent check-up. lire' amount Ls incomplete thru the fail-, ure of owners of considerable prop erty to list the value with the county. I Educational systems, churches, lodge property, postoflices and other struc-' 'lures are listed among the exemp-j jtions from taxation. i I I j?Ewell Fcrrell, 20. died near Guil-1 | fcrd college station Monday from a self-inflicted bullet wound. He had four brothers, all of whom are pro fessional baseball players. Marvin and George Ferrell are minor league 'players, while Wesley is a mainstay of the pitching staff of the Cleve jland Indians and Dick Ferrell is first 'string catcher for the St. Louis Browns. Ewell had shown promise ? as a pitcher in high school. j?About 100 men have begun con ,: tructicn of a new set of concrete | bleachers and a field house on Gore . r i( Id at Wake Forest college. The new bleachers will increase the seat ing capacity to 2.000. The job will be completed in time for home foot ball contests in the fall. ?Settling a challenge match, Robert ? Gilmore of Washington and Gordon Kinnear of Montreal ran a foot race from Southern Pines to Pinehurst, with a crowd of several thousand i following on ho:esback and in auto-i mobiles. Gilmore representing the i winter resort of Pinehurst, covered | the five miles in 28 minutes and 54 seconds. He was a former Wash-' ington & Lee cross country man. I ?Pounders' Day at East Carolina | Teachers College was celebrated on Saturday. March 4. with a challeng ing address by T. Wingate Andrews superintendent of the High Point schools, on the subject "Educate or Perish," featuring the first part and exercises in honor of Mrs. Kate Beckwith, who for the first 10 years of the life of the college was lady I principal, featuring the second part, j Many alumnae attended. ?No University of North Carolina student will be forced to quit his, studies and go home because of the bank holidays, according to plans put into effect thru the cooperation of the University administration, the , student body and Chapel Hill mer chants. Machinery has been .set up j for the maintenance of student ere-1 dit. and for extensions to those stu- ! dents who funds a.e tied up in the' banks. ?Furniture manufacturers in Le- j ncir decided this week to meet pay rolls with scrip during the bank j holidays. Thirty thousand pieces of, scrip are being printed to be issued I Saturday and merchants have decid- > ed to accept it on the basis of a ! dollar. The scrip will be issued in the form of a manufacturer's prom ise to pay. redeemable at the plants within 10 days after all restrictions concerning withdrawals from banks are lifted. ?A heroic and thrilling rescue C;ok place at Snow Hill several days acgo when Williard Whittington. 12-year-, old son of Dr. W. W. Whittington at I the risk of his own life jumped into Contentnea river and rescued young Silas Brown from drowning. Young ' Brown fell into ihe river while play ing on the bank and was sinking when young Whittington heard his cries, shed his coat and vest and ' kicked of his shoes running some ' 300 feet to the river bank and plung l ed into the river. , ?The chief feature cl the annual I Drama Festival to be held at the' University of North Carolina March' 30, 3! and April 1. according to Pro-! fessor Frederick II. Koch, will be the J production of original plays written j and staged in competition by high | school, college and community au-1 thors. Eleven such plays have been ' selected for presentation. ?Mrs. Margaret McCambridge. daughter of Cornelius McGillicuddy (Connie Mack>. Philadelphia base I bail mentor, died in Asheville last I week end after a short serious ill ness. Within an hour after her I |death Dr. George Alexander, widely] j known Asheviile physician who had \ , attended her many months, died in I ' the McCambridge home after a heart j i attack. I ! ?Mrs. Glenn W. Everett of Asheville (convicted in October for obstructing (justice in the police investigation 'of the murder of Lonnie G. Russell, ! was released this week from trie Buncombe county jail after serving | more than five months of a 19 j months'sentence. Gov. Ehringhaus pardoned the woman. ?Henry Davis, 34, unemployed, and 'his two daughters, Thelma, 1U. and i Catherine, 14. were instantly killed | at Kannapolis Monday when a I Southern railway passenger train ? struck their automobile as Davis was taking the girls to school. ?Robert H. Woods, Jr., of Winston Salem. has been appointed vice pre Isklent of the Southern Public Utili ties company of Charlotte to succeed I the late Roy L. Peterman. Woods has been with the Duke interests J since 1915. J?Two young masked bandits held ?up M. J. McCultton, High Point | filling station manager, and escaped | with between $80 and $90 on Mon i day. McCuiston was dazed by the j blows on his head. I ?Every textile and hosiery mill in I Cabarrus county, including all the 'plants in the Cannon chain, were operating as usual this week in spite of th*? banking holiday. Another reason for righteousnesc is that men at liberty can turn off the radio and prisoners can't. 1 We are a peace-loving people, sel dom paying pensions for more'than three wars at one time. Say Many Would Be Helped By No Market House The Markclhoiise commit tee of the City Council and the City Market committee of the Young Men's Civic Club will hold a joint meeting in the very near future and will make a thorough investigation of the practicability or wis dom of abandoning the muni cipal market as the result of a petition or resolution presented to the Council at its regular meeting on Monday night. On the night of Monday, February 27. the market situation was discus sed at the Young Men's Civic Club meeting and it was the club's idea that abandonment of the market would be to the best interests of the citizens and taxpayers of the town. A committee composed of W. Keith Saunders, chairman. B. F. Meekins and C. Lanier Lcggeit was appointed and given power to act on the matter without consulting the club further. This was done to ex pedite matters. The committee in quired into the legal aspects of the question and found that the City Council is empowered to close or abandon the City Market at any time, so the following resolution was drafted and presented to the City Council: I "To The City Council of The City of Elizabeth City: Greetings. Whereas the municipal market jwherein all retail meat and sea food dealers are required by statute to 'conduct their business is now oper ating at an annual loss to the city [in excess of two thousand dollars; I whereas this market no longer is [serving its purpose; namely, to faci- j litate inspection and regulation of sanitation and to protect the health j of the citizens of the town; whereas! the ordinance regarding the sale of meats in the city is wantonly and openly disregarded and is practical ly impossible 10 enforce, resulting in an injustice to ? the meat dealers located within the markethouse whereas the abandonment of the municipal market would result in the establishment of a number of meat and sea food shops thruout the city, and this would result in the rental of numerous vacant buildings, to the consequent relief of property owners and taxpayers; whereas the removal of the meat and fish dealers [to individual stores will mean in creased revenue for the Public Utili-' [ ties Commission, since the individual i dealers would then have to purchase j their power., electric current and water, ail of which is now donated to [them; and, whereas the closing of the market will mean the immediate , rental of the store building former-1 )ly occupied by Al. Leigh Sheep com-' f !p3ny and the'ecnsequenr salvation', icf ihe Elizabeth City Y. M. C. A. . and will also make this building,: (which is owned by the people of! i Elizabeth City, a worthwhile reve-j Inue-producing community asset;; j now, therefore, we, the undersigned I (members of a committee represent-; ;ing the Young Men's Civic Club, ' petition this honorable board to take such steps as may be necessary to I close the city market, for the best . interests,of the City, the public and ' (the meat dealers." i | The resolution was referred to the Council's Markethouse committee, j which is composed of Messrs. C. M. . Griggs, E. C. Conger and B. S. Saw-' year. This committee will meet! with the Civic Club committee short- j ly to thresh the matter out. EGGS WANTED?Hen eggs, Duckl eggs,. Highest Market prices?Spoti Cash. W. C. GLOVER, Elizabeth' City, N. C. cF3-tf Sea lions in the LondonT"' ed 40 pounds 0f fi<h s ?* c;y. We Have Moved Our Shop from K North W'atet Street to 17 N. Water Street .lust across the street from our old stand. See us for tlu' tiiu'st shot* re. pairing- Work railed fur and delivered. t'lioik 1)21. Jackson's Electric Shoe Shop 17 N. Water Street ~3br/ieF%^^' ?1| f\ntiiverjtmj a beautiful ELGIN WATCH Give a gift that V will be remem \ bered for yeors to \ com e? a fine \ Elgin watch. The I new models we 1 havereceived I are exquisitely I fashioned - J masterpieces of J Elgin precision. J Prices are aftrac / tive, too. Come in f today and make your selection. Exquisite, tiny Elxin. 17 Jewels, 14k jcold tilled case. $50.00 Bright Jewelry Company A. (i. JAMES, Mgr. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. Friday-Saturday * added Charlie Chase Comedy ALKRAMA Friday-Saturday TIM McCOY ?in? "FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE" ?added? JUNGLE MYSTERY" No. 3 SNAPSHOT Monday-Tuesday EDMl'ND LOWE ?in? "THE DEVIL IS DRIVING" ?added? COMEDY ACT Wednrdav-Thursday CAROL LOMBARD ?in? "VIRTUE" ?added? J COMEDY ACT i ___ Monday-Tuesday pi EARkT. I with ERNEST TRUEX UNA MGRKEL. Johi Milpan, Johnny Hines ?added? Laurel and Hardy Corned} Carolina Theatre HEADS ... SHE WAS HIS FOR TONIGHT... rrri Tails...She i | Was His i| I ill Forever! ?|| 11 I IJ Gambling, j HI I I Man-Sized | j J I j Attraction I '! li 1 With the W11 Ifll| Screen's Big- \| ||||| \!|]; IwQ&r clarx ilGDBLE ! ifelHoManof Her Own Rnilin vttth ? CAROLE LOMBARD | r DOROTHY MfKWIU 1 Comedy q qaramount QictuK | ( GERALD'S i Confectionery The Home of Better Fountain Drinks and QUICK SERVICE I i | Wr Are Stle Distributers of Bob Melton's Barbecue And BRUNSWICK STEW ' both cf which we receive fresh daily direct from Melton's Rocky ; Mount Plant. We also carry a line of sandwiches, fruits, tobac j cos, and confections. Barbecue j lunches twenty-five and fifty cents. Barbecue sandwiches ten cents. I JACKSON'S Confectionery 17 North Water Street Phone 324 Special Price i ON I Collars and liridln | To reduce stocks we will reduce the price on evm collar and bridle in our house SATURDAY, MARCH 11 j ? 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Chevrolet Motor Co.% Detroit, Mich. L===========J mission has an easy, clashless shift a1^' silent second gear. The engine is a smood fast, responsive six. And Chevrolet engiw?1 have made economy an outstanding feature Engineering tests show that the Standi Six goes more miles on a gallon cf gas, on a filling of oil, than will any other full-s" car on the road. As for reliability?ten*15 ber, it's a Chevrolet Introduction of this new Standard Si* the way for new thousands of people to en# the advantages of Chevrolet quality. Itf> the public, for the first time, a full-sire art* mobile combining maximum quality ^ maximum all-round economy. CHEVROLET STANDARD SIX A GENERAL MOTORS VALUE L. B. Perry Motor Co j ELIZABETH CITY, N, C.