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THE WILMINGTON DISPATCH, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 1 3, 1918.
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COTTON. 1 t
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; ".::.. 31.75
NEW YORK COTTON.
vrt. March 13 There
from old to new
cr0P M-ktt today with March and
toa hnwin" declines of four to eight
the start while July and
pW ,nnth were 9 to 16 points high
late'"01' tradG Tjuying of July
i pun 11
' the market a steady undertone
cnid uo to 31.75 after the
Mnil points net higher while la
'3 ontlis held well up to the initial
,e l'e This bulge seemed to meet
f'8nl .j ,oaii rills' however, and' re-
sC5ns of a few points followed with
Je market rather unsetled. -.Livet-m
was a moderate buyer of July,
fewer orders from that
urce tnau icuw, o
tee was quiet.
. . . 30.36
. . 30.1S"
v t 4.
Eggs (scarce) .. .... . ..35c
Butter .. .. .... .. .. ....48c
Spring chickens , . 40 tc 60c
Grown chickens . . .. .. .. 70 to 90
Puddle duck. ... .. 60c
Deef (dressed) v. IS to 14c.
Irish potatoes ((bag) . 15.00
Irish. potatoes Maine grown, Irish
Cobbler seeir potatoes, 150 lb
bag .. .. $U5
N. C. Hams. ID .. .. .. .. 32 to 35c
2s. C. shoulders and ribs .. SO to 32c
Cabbage, 100 lbs. (scarce) .-. ..$4.50
Hides, greenvv.: .. . . 17c
wool, rree oi burr, .. 6oc.
Corn, busuefc,yw. .. S2.00
Koes wax 30 to 32c
Salted hides' . . .. ISc
Tallow .. .. .."
Onions (2 btishls) . . .
Peanuts, N. C. and Va.
Peanuts, Spa&Ufc ..
Ap;iles, Winesap, b'L,
10 to 12o
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NEW YORK SPOT MARKET.
Vew York.. March 13. Cotton Ispot
5i;ady; middlig, 33.30; :K
NEW ORLEANS COTTON. ;
Xew Orleans, March 13. Dry weath
' in the Western sections of the belt
Dd the better freight situation caus
ed moderate buying of cotton here to-
Jo' Tl lUC iil ol uaii uvui -uuu
"Tar $2.90 and 12 cents.
Crude $3.50, $3.50 and $:
iA 4a 1 J nninto
Cotton closed steady,
March . .
11 to 27
. 28.84 29.25
Chicago, STarch 13 Bearish feeling
predominated in- the corn market to-day-owing
partly to the fact that one
of the leadili'gfelevator concerns was
a conspicuos7rSteller. Futures, which
opened a shade 1-8 to l-4c lower with
May 1.27 to l327n-8, held steady, later
inside the initial range.
Reports ot'lafge sales to the sea
board rallied the oats market from a
sag which took' place at the outset.
After opening unchanged to 1-4 to
3-8c off prices rose, to above yester
day's finish. i
A sharp - advance in the hog mar
ket lifted provisions. Trade, however,
NEW ORLEANS SPOT COTTON.
Xew Orleans, March 13. Spot cot
ton steady and unchanged. Sales cn
the spot 789, to arrive 976. Low mid-
dling 30.75; middling 32.50; good mid
dling 33.50. Receipts 5,578; stock:
464,72 9. .
Liverpool, March 13. Cotton: Spot
steady ; prices firm. Good middling
24.15; middling 23.63; low. middling
K.10; good ordinary 22.10; ordinary
Sales. 4,000 bales, including 3,500
American, fto receipts. Future8,
pet. New contracts March 24.16;
April 24.09; May 03r; Jime23.S3 ;
July 23.82. Old contracts, fixed prices.
March 22.48; March-April 22.39; - May
June 22.23; Jung-July 22.13.
March . .
May . . .
May . . .
May . . .
July . .
May . . .
July . . .
New York, March 13. Trading was
extremely ligkt at the opening of to
day's stock market with the usual
mixed changes. Advances of a point
in Western Union, American Sugar
and American Telephone were balanc
ed by recessions of as much in St
Paul preferred and United Cigars.
Southern Pacific yielded a substantial
fraction, while Reading hardened.
United States Steel and Industrials
were irregular. Among specialties,
Tidewater Oil rose two points and
Sears, Roebuck lost 1 3-8. Liberty
bonds were variable.
American Beet Sugar
An. Car & Foundry
American Locomotive (bid)
Am. , Smelting & Refining . ,
Am. Sugar Refining
Atchison . ;
b. & o.
Bethlehem Steel "B'
355 , Canadian Pacific . . .
1 , P.fttitri! T.eathpr .
C. & O. . .
Chicago, Mil. & St. Paul .
Chicago, R. I. & Pac. Ry.,
Col. Fuel & Iron (bid) ..
Columbia Gas and Electric
Cuba Cane Sugar
jbiirf 6 '
General Motors ;
Great Northern Pfd. ....
Great Northern Ore Ctfs.
Inspiration Copper ....
Int. Mer. Marine pfd. 4 . , ,
L. & N. (bid)
Maxwell Motor Co
Mexican Petroleum 96 1-4
Miami Copper 30 1-2
Midvale Steel 44 3-4
Mo. Pacific . .... 23
Nevada Copper (bid) 18 1-4
New York Central .... .. ... 72 3-8
Norfolk and Western 104 1-8
Charleston -m?Probatiy fGet
Shipyard and Aviation
" 'A School . , .. K ':
. 1.27 l!27 1-8
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. .88 3-8 .89
.2,4.87 , 24.92
. 40 1-4
, . . . 80 3-4
. . . 106
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. . .. 76
div.) 76 5-8
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. 35 3-4
. 62 7-8
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Expresses Sympathy to ( Rus
sian : People ,in iTheir' Ef- ?
fort for. Liberty r )
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Washington, - -March- 137 Samuel
Gompers, president of' the American
Federation of Labor, on behalf of ttie
American ; Alliance for Labor, and de
mocracy, today forwarded" to the'Rus-
sian Soviet Congress at MjQscow , a
message of sympathy "to the Russian
people in : their struggle to safeguard
freedom-" " - 4 , ?
Mr. Gompers message said : ;
. "We . address" youip - the name ;of
World Liberty. TWe assure 70U tbiat
the people or. the united States re
pained by every blow at Russian free
dom, as they would -by, a; '-blo at- their ;
own. The American people desire , to
be of service to the Russian people ;in
their struggle . to safeguard freedom
and realize its opportunities. - We de
sire to be informed as to how we may
help:- "V ' !
"We speak for a great organize
movement of working people who arj
devoted to the cause of freedom ana
the ideals of democracy. We assui-c
vou also, that the whole American na-
Washington but expects to depart at -tion ardently desires to be-belpful to
once for the South Carolina city whe Rnasj8, ;and awaits with eaeerness lari
he will superintend the construction indication from Russia as to', how help
of the Duuaings. -s may most effectively be extended.
, ' j "To all those stirive for freedom we
, ,norc ifDXTivii7Krr sav courage. Justice must trlump js
URGES GOVbKNMENT all free people stand united againse
rTiMTPrH np CC AI ' autocracy. We await your- sugges
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Washington, March 13. Plans lor
two more . ship puilding yards on the
J?rulji ;Attaniic,i coast, ss they now
stand before the Shipping Board,'
Aould give lone ff tiie yards to Char
lestp.tt.1 JJieiocation of .the yards, hab
not been, decided finally, buX it . ?3
said to be probable that one possil-
ly a f ourway y ardr-will go . to Charley-1
ten and the other-to. a point -further
SOdth.: ; ..:: ?a V .'" '
Also Aviation School. v '
Washington, Mareh. 13.-EstabliBh-
rnctfit of an arnly. aviation school at
Charleston, S. C, has been authoris
ed by the War Department and plans
are being made for , its opening as
soon as possible. The plans were ap
proved . several , dayn ago but" no-tn-nouncement
was ntade until today.
The ' (department has designate
Colonel W. P. Chitty, now connected
with the aviation school at San au
tonia, to take charge. He is now m
L. Clayton Grant
Geo. C. Jackson
Any effort of yours in my
behalf will be appreciated.
W. B. COOPER
For State Senate
Will Appreciate Your
S. P. COWAN
Your support will be appre
Cash: Corn, No. 2 and No. 3 yel
low, nominal; No. 4 yellow, 1.52(g) 1.65
Oats, No. 3 white, 93 3-4941-4;
standard, 94M5. Rie, No. 2, nom-
J -r-f , - A' Oman oo rni v. -r.
5.Q08.25. CioyfiT, 28.0031.00. Pork,
nominal. Lard,, ,25.77. Ribs, 24.
For Wilmington and Vicinity;
Cloudy and continued warm tonignt
and Thursdav with "brdbably local
rains. Moderate to fresh Jsouth ana
Stage of Water,
Stage of water in Cape Fear riTer
it Fayetteville, N. C, at 8 a. m. yes
terday, '6.0 feet. 1
Sun rises ... . . .6:24
Weather Bureau Reports.
it 1 1. m.
Asbeville, raining .... .
Atlanta, raininer '
Charleston, pt. cloudy
ujarlotte,- cloudy . ..
fwgo, cloudy . .
I Galveston, clear .. ..,
Jacksonville, clear ...
Orleans, pt. cloudy
w York, cloudy . . . .
Pittsburg, cloudy ..
,gn, cloudy .. -....f 68
Louis, cloudy .. ... 74
Wmington, ot. cloudy f 67
58 I 52 0
66 1 CO .08
70 i' 58 ! 0
CHICAGO' LIVE STOCK.
Chicago, March 1. Hogs, 38,000;
unsettled; bulk; 16.60 17.40; light,
17.1517.85; 1 mixed, 16.3517.70;
heavy, 16.0017.15; rough, 16.00
16.15: pigs. 135 17.40.
Cattle, 9,000; strong; native steers,
8.90 14.15; stockers and feeders, 8.10
12.00; cows and heiieis, 6.85i2.oo;
Sheep: Rfeceipts, 8,000; strong;
sheep, 10.901P13.9O; lambs, 14.&0
18.30. - . "
Ohio Cities Gas
Ray Consolidated Copper
Republic Iron & Steel . . .
Sinclair Oil 33
United Cigar Stores ....
U. S. Industrial Alcohol .
U. S. Rubber
U. S. Steel ..
Wabash. Pfd. "A"
Westinghouse Electric ..
A. T. & T
Ills. Central (bid)
A. C. L. (bid)
Gulf States Steel (bid) .
S. A. L. (bid)
Sloss-Shef. Steel and Iron
United Fruit .... ....
Va. Car. Chem. (bid) ....
Gen. Electric . . ,
Am. Tobacco ...
A. G. & W. I.
Washington, March 13. Legislation
empowering the. President to take
over coal, oil, irdn and timber lands
arid water power and to sell products
from them at cost, was urged before
the House Interstate Commerce Com
mittee today by former United States
Senator James E. Martine, of New Jer
sey; Representative M. Clyde Kelly,
of Pennsylvania; Benjamin C. March,
of New York, chairman of the exec
utive committee of the American com
mittee on the high cost of living, and
Washington, March 13. A cable
gram today to the State Department
from Ambassador Francis at Vologda
86 3-8 indicated no new developments and
24 1-4 made no mention of any intention by
461-4 the American and Allied embassy
16 1-2 staffs to leave. The message told of
143 . la dinner given to the embassy by the
50 5-8 mayor of Vologda.
Princess Patricia 01 Jonnaugh, is
a clever milliner, and her sister, tiio
Crown Princess of Sweden, has af,ten
looked charming in hats which sha
has trimmed herself.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,
Cunty of New Hanover,
In the Superior Court,
Nettie M. Blair
Andrew Blair, Jr.
The defendant above named will take
notice, that an action entitled as abore has
been commenced in the Superior Court of
New Hanover County, for an absolute di
vorce from the bonds of matrimony on the
grounds of fornication and adultry; and
the said defendant will further take notice
that he is required to appear at the term
of the Superior Court of said County, to
be held on the 1st Monday in April, 1918,
at the Court house in said County, in Wil
mington. North Carolina, and answer or
demur to the complaint in said action, or
the plaintiff will apply to tne court tor
the relief demanded in said complaint.
This 19th day of February, 1918.
W. N. HARRISS,
Clerk Superior Court.
1 a w 4 w.
For State Senate
W. D. MacMILLAN, JR.
Your Support Solicited, and
REGISTER OF DEEDS :
6. F. RING 1
Your Support Will Be Appreciates,
, SERVICE EFFICIENCY M j
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REGISTER OF DEEDS s
To the Democratic ' Voters of 'New
I beg to announce myself a candi
date for the Office of Register of
Deeds of New Hanover County at the
Primary x Election t6 be "held March
19tb, 1918, and will appreciate any
support given me.
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IN EFFECT FEBRUARY 4TH, 1918.
WINTER PARK, WRIGHTSVILLE, WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH
COTTON SEED OIL.
New York,; March 13. The cotton
seed oil market closed quiet. Spot
20.25 bid; March -20.00; May 20.10;
July 20.15. No sales!
TWO GERMAN PLANES
CAPTU3RED IN FLIGHT
OF FOURTEEN CARS
Amsterdam, V February 22. (By
Mail). . How. a .British air squadron
captured two 'German airplanes in full
flgiht near Ghep.t' Belgium, is told in
a telegram fromUhe Dutch-Belgium
frontier. :. , , .
The British airmen being in heavy
numerical stipjSr surrounded their
opponents. OTfeiyQ'ermana saw ther$
was' no chaS&fr; escape. Rathe
h9 flet . toirieritable . death, the
two German 'ipilots -hung out white
A- a.nd rmeeklttflew- toward, the
British lines, , surrounded by a flocx
of British planes.
Many American women are study
ing chemistry -wjth 5 a, view to mamas
It tneir proieseiuii.; -
Norfolk, Va., March 13. Officials of
the New York, Philadelphia and Nor
folk railroad here are today invest!
gating the cause of the los of 14
freight cars loaded with lumper rrom
New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk,
barge -No. 2, last Sunday. The barge
was in tow of one of the company's
bie tuars and was crossing the Ches
apeake bay from Cape Charles wheii
the cars slipped overboard, t is said
that no one on the ship was Hurt,
This is the first accident of the kind
that, ha sever, happened in Chesa-
neake bay, although the New York,
Philadelphia , ana ruprcoiK nas neen
towing its barges from Charles to
LpKt. Norfolk for. more than twenty
Two More to Aid Baker.
Washington, March 13. A House
bill creating two additional assistant
secretaries of war was passed today
by the Senate, which, however, in
creased the salaries from $4,500 to
lit T. M.
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SPECIAL PO SfJNDATS
Leave Front and Princeoo strooti wry liaif ixour from 2 to i P. IL
Leave Beach every half hour from 2:45 P. M.
Dally except Sunday.' ISundoy only.
xBeach transfer ear connects with this train at Wrifhtsrille. -fc
oSupercedtd by half-hoot schedule Sunday afternoons.
(TUESDAYS, THURSDA YS. SATURDAYS ONLY)
Leave Ninth and Orange Street 3: 00 P. M.
Freight Depot open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, from 2:00 to
3:00 P. M.
rpeciaL NOTICE This table shows the time at which trains py be ex
pected to arrive it snd depart from the several stations, but the arrivals and de
partures are ao umv.
. T. BURTON
REGISTER OF DEEDS
Walter H. Blair
Your Support Will Be Appreciated
Edgar D. Williamg
Bouse 0! Representatives
Your Support Will be Appre
ciated ' i
2-20 to 3-18J.-
Will Appreciate Your
FOR COUNTY AUDITOR.
To the Democratic Voters of New Han
I am a candidate for the office of
County Auditor, subject to the will of
the voters in Primary to be held
March 19th, 1818, and will appreciate
JOHN A. ORRELL.
2-10-sun, mon, wed. fri.
CLERK SUPERIOR COURT.- .V
I beg to announce to the public -my
candidacy for the office of ,
CLERK SUPERIOR COURT- ; -And
will heartily appreciate your : '
support. . - -
W. N. HARRISS. .
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To the Voters of New Hanover County. . sil
Gentlemen, friends of Mr. Henry.?i
Home, the popular candidate for Reg-' J
ister of Deeds, desires to inform you
that he has served as deputy register : ' s
of deeds of this County for. about four ; i
years and is thoroughly familiar with f
the duties of the office. '
He is a young man, thirty-eight j ,
years of age, and is thoroughly com-,?
petent and worthy to be trusted with
the affairs of the office. :
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VOTE FOR HIM.
To the Democratic Voters of New
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for the office of County Commis
sioner, subject to the voters in the
Primary Election to be held March
Your support will be appreciated.
J. HERBERT JOHNSTON.
Sun Mon Wed Fri-25-tJ.
Register of Deeds
C. H. WHITE
G. W. TRASK
Your Support Will Be Appreciated
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JOHN R. MORRIS
Your support solicited
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