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v THE WILMINGTON DISPATCH, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAKCri 1 3, I V i d
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Son of Major and Mrs. W. N.
Harriss Rising Rapidly in
George Latham' Harrifes, son. of Ma
' jor and Mrs. W. N. Harriss, has been
promoted from junior to. first-lieutenant,
according to the March 9 issuo
of The Army and Navy, copy of which
. has just been received here. His
rank and. pay as first lieutenant- i&
the navy is equivalent to that of a
"captain in the army. Lieutenant Har
ass is stationed aboard the flagship
labama; that is a& near a shis par
ents can come to locating his address,
vessel movements being kept strictly
Lieutenant Harriss is an Anapolis
graduate, leaving the naval academy
- March 29. as an ensign. He attained
the rank of junior or second officer,
July 29 and his commission as first
lieutenant dates from February 1, ac
enrdine to the publication. In a re
rent letter to his parents he stated
that he had stood the examination
and believed that he hid passed is
successfully. Receipt of the . Army
and Navy sheet, however, was the first
knowledge friends and relatives nare
had of his promotion.. '
Lieutenant Harriss is well known
to almost everyone in the city and his
raDid rise, while very gratifying, has
not been at all surprising "v to friends,
vho are watching his progress with
MAIHAM QUIZZED BY
COAST UI OFFICIALS
Pcic-tive to Appomtmen of
Mr. F. H. Fechtig to Pur
chasing Committee -
: UNTILTHURSDAY EVE
Representative L. Clayton
"-" Grant Speaks at Oak
Representative L. Clayton Grant,
who was to have delivered his first
political speech after the registration
books closed, in the final lap of the
county political campaign prior to tfie
primary, which vwill be staged or?
Tuesday of next week, last night at
the Oak Hill schoolhouse. did "not
speak, agreeing to forego his privi
lege because of the meeting that was
on in that section in the interest of
the War - Savings Stamp Campaign,
but will fill his engagement in that
section Thursday night when he
speaks at the Oak Hill schoolhouse at
8 o'clpck. Many were in attendance
for lis address arid wore somewhat
disappointed because of the postpone
ment, for the Representative is an
eloquent speaker and always holds his
When it was first announced it
he would speak an invitation was ex
tended his opponent, Captain Edgar
D. Williams, to reply, but this was
declined, the captain, in a communica
tion to the ' editor of The Dispatch
saying that he had no idea of fur
nishing Mr. Grant with an audience
and urging that all stay at home and
prepare for the planting of their
Atlantic Coast Line Railway officials
were unable to say early Wednesday
afternoon whether the appointment of
Mr. F. H. Fechtig, purchasing agent
for the company, as one of the three
members of the purchasing commit
tee for the South, with headquarters
.in Atlanta, by Director General of
Railways McAdoo wpuld necessitate
the giving of his entire time to this
work or whether he would be able to
continue his duties here and serve in
the Atlanta office also. Thfs commit
tee will work, under direction of John
f Skelton Williams, director of the rail
road administration's finance and
purchase, which will spend between
one and two billion dollars this year.
A telegram - was forwarded to Ke
Vgional Director C. H. Markham today
by officials of the company, it was an
nounced, from the general offices of
the company, asking whether Mr.
Fechtig would be expected to .give all
or a part of his time. No reply had
been, -received up until 5 o'clock.
Juggling Act of Farrer and Drew
, Far Above the Ordinary.
Dreano and White, with their asso
elates, composing tbejCollege Belles
- Musical Comedy Company, playing
this week at the Royal theatre, are
r getting by in a splendid manner and
their - efforts to entertain are being
well received. Their initial' bill was
elaborately staged and the chorus
- work is done in a creditable manner,
"the song numbers being rendered
pleasingly. One of the distinct fea
tures and one that is thoroughly en-
joyed by all, men, women and children
' is the juggling act of ; Farrier and
Drew, who are among the very best
- in their line that have ever played
this city. . The Jolly Widow was this
afternoon and tonight's bill and will
:be repeated tomorrow, matinee and
night. '' ,
DAYTON AT THE BIJOU.
Ex-Bandit Heard by Big Crowds This
Morning and Afternoon.
Emmett Dalton, lone- remaining
member of the one time, famous Dal
ton . gang, was this morning and this
afternoon's attraction '.at the "Bijou
theatre and; will deliver two address
es there tonight." -He. also speaks at
the Bijou tomorrow morning:, after-
j ; noqn and evening. Those who have
, " oen and talked with the. famous ex-
:.-y': nndit have been very much impress-
; V and because of his splendid person
, ; Iity,and genial disposition it is hard
j associate himwith the lawlessness
. :;'?t was, charged against he and, his
4 ; r others and which he does not' de
t f :" Daltr-" according to his own
. -Jitemen' ne of thefew men who
-nelped to ...ke the worJd "infamous"
when the West wasVwild arid -woolly.
His lectures are accompanied by
: moving pictures, . aepiciing the" life
that was led by ie. and his associates
and are intensely interesting. '
Expect One Yard to Be Lo
cated There and the Other
AsoociaUd Press dispatches, appear
ing in today's issue of The Dispatch.
to tne enect xnax a iour way ya.ru iui
the building of ships will probabty
be located at Charleston within a
short while and that another for the
South Atlantic coast will be locatJ
further South, leaves Wilmington
although it was stated by local it
terests working on the shipbuilding
I proposition, Wednesday afternoon,
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that things lOKea Deiier ior. uxe city
just now than at any previous time
and that an important announcement
within a few days might not be sur
The fact that the Shipping Board
is considering Charleston for the next
yard with a strong probability that
it will be located there and the fur
ther fact that the other yard win prob
ably be located further South does
not have the Tight ring to Wilming
tonians. This announcement comes
close on the heels of one to the ef
fect that the War Department has au
thorized the location of an aviation
'raining school at Charleston and
continues the impression that South
Carolina is getting the lion's share
while this city gdes unnoticed.
WITH THE RECORDER.
Only Two Cases . Docketed Were Con
tinued Until Saturday.
The two lone cases constituting the
docket- in Recorder's court Wednes
day morning were continued until to
morrow. Neither were of impor
tance. Paul L. Taylor was up for as
sault and Will Elerby answered the
roll call, being charged , with an as
sault with a deadly weapon. Both
cases will be disposed of tomorrow,
Suit For Dfvoc.ce.
Summons was issued Wednesday in
suit begun in Superior Court by Ross
Kennedy against Hester Kennedy
white, for absolute divorce. No
complaint has been filed as yet.
. THEIR AUTHORITY
KEEN INTEREST, SHOWN.
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iRev. Dr. Russell Cecil 1$ Being Heard
i With Pleasure.
v'V-Keen interest is being manifested In
the; meetings in progress at St. An-
draw's Presbyterian church and Rev
I . Dr. Russell Cecil is being heard with
S ; pleasure by the many attending. "God
i Vis the .Light" furnished ;the them fA
' 4 an unusually strong sermon last night.
' The: aeries' of .services will continim
;:;through -Friday, culminating in the
i lcgurcu w&uuiuaKui service
v ,A tnoix .ouBineas . session . will be
r,(beld by the 'Brotherhood Thursday
night immeiiiae.iy fter.the service at
which Dr. j Cecil wlll.he present and
; : nt9.it; zojr ivw :mu,ute.:
Washington, March IS Vice Pres
Itient Marshall ruled today in the
Senate in considering the conference
report on the Administration railroad
bill, that the Senate and House cori
f erees had exceeded their authority
in -adopting a provision limiting the
right of States to tax the railroads
during the period of Federal control
A new Senate rule prohibiting insr
tion of the new matter by conferees
was invoked and the Vice President
sustained a point of order by Senator
JfYelinghuysen, of New Jersey, against
tne tax feature.
An Atlantic Port, March 13. The
steamer Kershaw, .of the Merchants
and Miners Line, with more than 100
passengers aboard, sent out a call for
help today and reported that she was
aground off the Southern New Eng
iana oast. Tugs were sent to her
The coast guards are rieeintr un a
breeches buoy in order to take the
passengers 1 on., me vessel ' went
ashore during a heavy foe
Meagre reports' received bv officials
of the line here indicated that tho
steamer had struck on a sandy bot-
wm,ana.was in no immediate danger.
The Kehshaw Jies well off shore be
tween two sand .bars, A line for the
hf AAAn a m V. AM 1 '
Irv wL' r Deen tnrown to ner.
THE ODDS ARE AGAINST;-
0ONT- CARE JEKH '-STEBBiHS!
FEfV A AMD 5ANE FOURTH f
WITHOUT nKt works EnenR thh FtRvms
gol POWN lO JfMNVlLl.'E HAP H ARM
BVJOWM OFF HAR "fOO POHT VJTtT
THAT TO A PPETI ,TO OSWALD AOD YOU
O COURSE NOT SARAH BOT
r rWvO FIRECRACKERS NTHlNfi
VION T 8E NO JrARM i lU WATCH .
n I i ?tl Ci I ! Urr riTSfcU- WHT.
THE YOUTMG3TE WOOLDtiT KNOW ITT,
VJUZ. Tnt FOUR! H'IP;'H5. 0VXi T
HAVEWOTHIN XERnAkE AiNOlE WlTHV
For thfs service we use the Pos
tal Telegraph Cable Company's
messengers. They will call for
your "ads," in the same manner
and quick time' as they now cover
the city for telegrams, night letter
grams, cables, etc.
For further information as toj
"aas, can lo, dux tot teiegrapn
service call "Postal Telegraph."
THE CUT-RATE GROCERY. FIFTr
and Red Cross, phone 74, carries a
complete line of groceries, veget
ables and fresh meats, pork, liver,
sausage, sliced ham and bologna.
All native meat from our new pacK
ing house. Fresh supply d.iily and
prices reasonable. Givo is an order
and be convinced of tho superior
meats we carry. Phoao 74.
THE ONLY THING THAT STANDS
between you and a better job is the
training that fits you to hold it. We
can give you that training. The
Motte Business College, Ina 3-13-lt
WANTED THIRTY YOUNG LADIES
over sixteen years old to work in
our up-to-date Hosiery Mill. Ail
modern conveniences, good houses
and low rents for families; good
boarding . houses for . single girls.
Wages good. Apply at once, Orion
Knitting Mills, Kinston, N. . C. .
WANTED A COLORED MAN ON
my farm, all year job. Good house
with garden. Apply at farm half
mile from city on .Castle ' Hayne
road: J. H. Hinton " 3-ll-3tj.
WILMINGTON LADY ONE THAT
knows something about writing ar
ticles for papers but would like to
know more. Must be a resident of
Wilmington and live at home. Sba
must be willing to work. Good op
portunity for right person. Address
"W," care Box 61, City. 3-12-3tj.
TRAINED HANDS AND MINDS ARE
demanded today as never before in
the history of the country and
they will be needed for years to
come., Young people who are ambi
tious to get on in the -world who
want to make a real place for them
selves in business should enroljf
with, us .now. , The Motte Business
College, -Inc. 3-43-lt
WANTED BY APRIL 1ST, FUR
msnea apartment - or six rowm
house. State, location and price
Address "A," care Dispatch.
LOST TUESDAY LOUISE WAD
dell, eight years old. Last seen at
Fouth and Red Cross streets, pull
ing small wagon. Had been to Caro
line Heights to deliver clothes. No
tify relatives at 308 South . Eighth
street. 3-13 -It.
Washington, March 13. Recomimen
dations of the railroad wage commis
sion on awge increases for railway
workers will be submitted to the di
rector" general within another week.
Nineteen Entente Planes Lost.
Berlin, March 13, (Via London).
Nineteen Entente airplanes vew
brougbt ; down .by, the Germans .on the
Franco-Belgium front yesterday, army
tieuaquarier announced today.
NOTARIES PUBLIC AT YOUR SER-
vice. Harriss Printing aud Adver
Using Co. 2-22-tf.
WANTED-COLORED MEN OVER
16 years odd to sack and tie on au
tomatic packing machines. Good
wages. Beginners paid while learn
ing. Blackwells Durham branch
Durham, N. C. 2-19-tf.
W A N TED TO CLEAN
cotton rags will pay 2 1-2 cents
per pound.. Bring or send them to
the Queen City Cycle Co. 209 Mar
ket St. 2-11-tf.
UNREDEEMED SINGER SEWING
machine, drop head, In first class
condition. Unredeemed price $17.50.
' Call at Chas. Finkelstein, 6 Soutn
Front street. Phone 642.
WANTED JOB AS SHIPPING
clerk in some wholesale business,
or will take job as truck driver. Ad
dress A. H. S., care Dispatch.
TWO DRAFT HORSES FOR SALE
Best in town. Can be seen at work
at Delgado. R. C. Andrews.
WANTED A POSiTION AS CLERK
in grocery store. Can give refer
ence if desired. X
denboro, N. C.
V. Nance, Bla
OYSTERS! OYSTERS! OYSTERS!
Extra fine New River oysters all
this week. Shad roe, native and
Western fresh meats. All kinds
. fresh vegetables. Phone 72. Ep
son's Meat Market. 3-13-lt
WILL YOU TAKE ORDERS OR
give them? Jt's just a matter of the
training youre willing to undergo
because the trained man always
gives the orders. Start your course
with us next Monday and you can
rise to a better position in the
shortest possible time. The Motte
Business College, Inc. 3-13-lt
THE REGATHERING OF THE JEWS
is one of the 88 Bible proofs con
talned in "The Finished Mystery"
that the end of the age is here
Price 60c. Address Box 1044, City
NOTICE T AM SELLING THE BEST
of native meats. Round steak, 25
cents: rib steak, 25 cents; chuck
steak, 20. cents; stew beef, 18 cents;
veal, 25 cents; pork chops, 35 cents,
Cured ham, bacon, pork sausage, etc.
Hoy Kennedy, 512 South Fifth St.,
phone 670. 3-5-30tj
WE DELIVER ALL MAGAZINES ON
date of issue when so" requested.
Phone your order to 745. Gordon's
News Stand. 10-7-tf.
SEED POTATOES SEED POTATO
es just received two cars Cobblers
from Maine. Can make quick ship
ments. Bear Produce and Mdse. Co.
3tart - At Zei
, We all start out in life from the Zero Ma -It
is uphillVall the way. The higher we g0 th
; more we are looked up to. The man who Jt
tains success? must take himself seriously, look
to his own interests and conserve his strength
wealth arid ability. A savings account is
foundation- of success in business.
v Begin brie with this Bank today. :
THE PEOPLES SAVINGS B
CORNER FROtfT AND PRINCESS STREETS
Open an Account With Us
PAY BY CHECK
Put System into Your Domestic Accounts
American Bank & Trust Co.,
Front and Market streets
LWilmingfon, N. C.
WHEN YOUR BOY GOES INTO THE
Trenches see that he takes with him
your portrait. He will treasure it
above all the gold on earth. Foltz
and Kendrix. 12-13-tf.
CASH FOR OLf FALSE TEETH.
Don't matter if broken. I pay 2.00
to $15.00 per set, also cash tor old
gold, silver, platinum, dental gold
and old gold jewelry. Will send
cash by return mail and will hold
goods ten days for sender's ap
proval of my price. Mail to . L.
Mazer, 2007 South Fifth St., Phila
YOU MAY HAVE A GOOD POSITION
the moment you are trained. The
call is so great tbat there is no
question about your ability to se
cure a desirable orening when you
are prepared to do the work de
manded. We can prepare you in a
short time.. The Motte Business
College, Inc. 3-13-lt
SEED POTATOES SEED POTATO-
es just received two cars Cobblers
from Maine. Can make quick ship
ments. Bear Produce and Mdse. Co.
SAFETY RAZOR BLADES SHARP.
ened. Double edge 35c per doz.
Single edge 20c. J. . T. Scarboro,
Room I, Davidson ' Building, ' Char
lotte. N. C. v 1-30-Wed-Sun-tf.
JUST RECEIVED CAR OF EATING
potatoes, turnips, cabbage, seed po
tatoesTry our line Greenfield De:
latour Chocolates. Bear Produce
and Mdse. Co., Wilmington, N. C
Makes Walkin a Pleasure
King of Shoemakers
N. Front Street. ?hone 523.
FORWARDI MARCH! THIS AP
plies to the boys in the army and
applies with equal force arid insi.5
tence to the boys and girls -who are
left behind, he government: needs
your services to carry on its dusi
ness as much as it needs -the sol
dier to fight its battles. Business
men need you too, but neither can
use you unless you are able to do
some one thing well. Let us teach
you. The Motte Business College,
200 tons Ground Limestone.
100 tons. Land Plaster.
(in stock and transit).
3,000 bags Portland Cement.
1,500 bags wall plaster.
850 rolls rubber Roofing.
Fire Brick, Clay, Asbestos, pipe,
. We solicit your, orders.
i W. B. THORPE & CO. 1
Tmnimin ii i
APRIL SIXTH IS THE DATE THAT
the Hanover Building and Loan As
sociation will open its 27th Series.
Stock may be secured now. 25o
per week per share, you pay in
$82.50. and get $100 at maturity In
aout 330 weeks. There is no bet
. ter way to save money, or buy a
home, we are always willing to as
sit you. Your money is available at
all times. J. W. Yates,' President,
H. F. Wilder, secretary and Treas
SEVERAL YOUNG HEN
To take names for the
new City Directory. Appty
in own handwriting, giving
Hill Directory Co., Inc.,
823 Mutual Building,
- Richmond, Va. - -- -:
The Account of Every Person in This Vicinity
You can open ah account by mall as easily as if you lived next door
to the bank. Simply send us a Post Office Money Order or Express
Money. Order for whatever you wish to deposit, or send bills in a
registered letter andT we will at once forward you a pass book with
the amount entered in it.
No one should keep his surplus money hidden around the house
where it may be burned or stolen. This strong bank is the place for
your money. 1 "
Corned Second And Princess Streets.
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WANTED TO BUY
CLEAN COTTON RAGS
Wilmington Printing Co.
Jom Uncle Sam s
Buy War Savings Stamps. A profitable, simple,
secure investment paying 4 per cent compounded,
deemable at any time upon ten days' notice, issued m
two denominations, 25 cents and $5.00.
25 cents and $5 seem small amounts but remember
that a single strand in a cable has no strength but thous
ands of-tnese tjands bound together uphold the Brook
Do your bit.
A country worth fighting for is worth saving
Conner & Co.
u J Wilmingtoh, N. C
'A V'?tatement of Condition
Th MurrhlMHn'atlonl Bank, of Wilmington, X. C,
'fV-' RESOURCES :
I. onus and Discounts .
I". S. Bonds, (at. par n.'i)rtti....
noes . . .
J.'UU wuuuiug ...... i .-k
r..nd8 and Other Sfeimrttl.
Oisloiners Liability Accent
Cash and due by rOtOt&Qji. ,.
x " tf
Surplus and Net Profits
Acceptances . ....... . . .
He-Dl8couiits wltli Federal Reserve Bank ..
March 4th, 1916 v .....I
March 4th,' 1917
March 4th, 1918 V.
H. C. McQUJ5EN,..President.
J. V. OBAIafc.VceTpres4dent.
1 700.000 1
amTmi - ft S. GUmm, GMhlet.-
M. F. ALLEN. Asst. CaU r.
W-8.JOHNSOX, Asst. Casn r.
J. V. GKAlNGIiK, Asst. C4