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THE WILMINGTON DISPATCH, , THURSDAY AFTCiRNOON, APRIL 18, 1918.
Soutk Carolina. News
SPECIAL COURT ORDERED.
Barnwell County Negro to Get a
; - - .Cohunbia! S. C, April .18. A spe
cial term o court in Barnwell county
3ias been, ordered by Governor Man
filing to try the Ferguson negro, in
-the Barnwell jail, charged with at
' tempted rape. Judge" Ernest Mpore
was designated as special judge on
- recommendation of Chief Justice Ga
'ry. The application for the special
term of court was made by Solicitor
punter of ' the Second Judicial Cir
cuit 'Immediately upon his return from
r .Washington, Governor Manning held
a conference with Thomas HPeeples,
attorney general, who had assured
Sheriff Morris of Barnwell -'the pre-
vious day that every effort would be
Vnnr!o fnw a RDP.cial trial that a threat
ened lynching might be averted. Gov
v ernor Manning also communicated
".with Sheriff Morris.
, Chester, S," C, April 18. Congress
' man W. F. Stevenson has secured for
' John M. Bell and Thomas B. Bell of
vthis city an opportunity to. test out
before Federal experts their appar
atus, for soldering joins of all kinds of
hire's. This apparatus, in the opin-
t USf - - -S i.
jfen or tne inventors ana a great
j33any others who have seen the ap
paratus tried, is much more ecc
nornical and" efficient; and this appar
atus, was sent from here today to
-the 'signal , corps laboratory in New
' York. r-here the test, will be made.
Thp Messrs. Bell believe they have
made "an apparatus that surpasses
"anything .being used at present, and
have patriotically agreed to furnish
the. government- with the apparatus
jtq "he ' ' used "in the present crisis if
"the tests in New York prove to -be
satisfactory. A shop has been equip
ped on the premises of John M. Bell,
shd the apparatus will be manufac
tured in a small way. Later on, when
the appliance becomes better known
.nd the calls increase, plans will be
; -made to manufacture it on a larger
Z 'Auctioning off baseballs autograph
ed by star pastimers doesn't always
pay. Baseballs that cost the club
11.50 brought one dollar each at some
f the exhibition games this spring.
Kidney trouble often caus
es serious bagkaghe
A When your back aches, and your
Bladder and kidneys seem to be dis
ordered, go to your nearest drug
Etore and get a bottle of Dr. Kil-
mer's Swamp-Root. It is a physician's
' prescription for ailments of the kid-
neys and bladder.
It has stood jthe test of years and
has a reputation for quickly and ef
fectively giving results in thousands
I This preparation so very effective
has been placed on sale everywhere.
Get a bottle, medium or large size,
at your nearest druggist.
, : However, if you wish first to test
Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghampton, N.
.Y., for a sample bottle. When writ
ing be sure and mention the Wil-
'mington Daily Dispatch. Adv.
lHE invisible bifocals
Afford a comfort which is appreciated
by those who want near or far vi3ion
la one pair of glasses.
. They keep your eyes young in looks
,, ; as well as in usefulness.
?No line, seam or lump to blur th
EYES TESTED FREE
When You Give
A Box of Candy You
Because She is Wc&thy of
, the Best
Phone 21 1-212
1 07 Princess Street
where They play today.
National Cea g u e. '
Chicago at St. Louis; clear.
Pittsburg at Cincinnati ; clear.
Brooklyn at New YorK; cloudy.
Boston at Philadelphia; cloudy.
St. Louis at Chicago; clear.
New York at Washington; cieady.
Detroit at Cleveland; cloudy.
Philadelphia at Boston; cleoudy.
Chattanoog at Atlanta; clear.
Nashville at Birmingham, cloudy.
New Orleans at oMbile, cloudy.
Memphis at Little Rock; clear.
Boston, 5; Philadelphia 4.
New York 8; Washington 7.
Chicago-St. Louis, rain.' -Cleveland-Detroit,
Standing of' the Clubs.
Boston . ...
St. Louis' ....
New York ...
Chicago . .
Detroit . .
New York 2; Brooklyn 0.
Philadelphia 2; Boston 14.
Pittsburg 8; Cincinnati 1.
St. Louis-Chicago, rain.
Standing of the Clubs.
Boston . .
Pittsburg . .
In coming to terms with the Cardi
nals, Outfielder Jack Smith evidently
figured there is more money in play
ing baseball than playing pool, espac
ially in summer.
Columbia, April 18. Lieut. Thurs
ton Boland, of Springfield, Orange
burg county, was courtmartialed at
Camp Jackson Tuesday morning, the
charges being disrespect for a super
ior officer and failure to give his
proper name to an inspector. The
records of the case, with the recom
mendations of the court, have been
filed with the War Department in
Washington for action.
Furman Won Debate.
Greenville, S. C, April 18. The an
nual debate of the upper South .Caro
lina debating league betweetiTSrskine
College and Furman University was
won by. Furman. The query was
"Resolved, That the Oregon System
of the Initiative and Referendum
Should Be Adopted in South" Caro
lina," Furman's representatives de
bating the affirmative were D. T.
Smith and E. A. McDowell, Jr. iCr
skine, on the negative, were R. S.
Ellis and W. E. Blakely. The cham
pionship of the league, which is com
posed of Wofford, Furman and Er-
skine, was last year woa by Furman.
Dinner to Boys' Clubs.
Columbia, S. C, April 18. The an
nual diner given by the extension
department of Clemson College to the
winners in the boys' corn and pig
clubs of the State will be held at th
Jefferson Hotel in Columbia on the
evening of April 26. L. L. Baker, of
Bishopville is supervising agent of
theso clubs, .and unusually high rec
ords were attained last year through
out the State in the yields of corn and
the number and size of pigs produced.
Whenever You Need A General
Take the Old Standard GROVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. It con
tains the well known tonic properties
of QUININE and IRON and is Very
Valuable as a General Strengthening
Tonic. You can feel the good effect
on the Blood after the first few doses.
A Real Hair Saver
Shows How Easy It Is to Have
Plenty of Lustrous Hair
If your hair is thinning out, prema
turely gray, brittle, lifeless, full of
dandruff and your head itches like
mad, quick action must "be taken to
save your hair.
Don't .wait until the hair root is
dead, for then nothing can prevent
Get from R. R. Bellamy or any good
drug store or toilet counter today a
package of Parisian sage It doesn't
cost much and there's nothing else
you could use that's so simple, safe
You will surely be delighted with
the first application. Your hair will
seem much more abundant and radi
and with life and beauty all itchinff
ceases and your scalp feels coo2 aij&
comfortable. Parisian sage is in
great demand by discriminating wo
men because it is delicately nar-
fumed, does not color or streak the
hair, and keeps it lustrous, soft and
Be sure you get the genuine Paris
ian sage (Giroux's) for this is guar
anteed to ive perfect satisfaction or
nothing to pax-
ei'.fl?to'M?.i ' ' -
CALL FOR 5,610 MEN
North Carolina Is to Furnish
200 In the New ,
Washington, April 18. A supple
mentary draft cail.for 5,610 men foi
the signal and engineer corps to re
port betwen May 1 and 9 has been
issued by; Provost Marshal Gen
eral Crowder. The orders provide
that 830 of the' men shall report at
Fort Wayne, Mich.; 250 at Camp Sev
ier, S. C; 1,164 at Port Sheridan,
Ills.; 2,530 at Camp McArthur. Texas,
and 836 at Fort Benjamin-Harrison,
Ind. Those who will repoVt at Fort
Wayne are all negroes. For the Fort
Wayne contingent Virginia trill fur
nish 461 ; North Carolina, 200 ; Ken
tucky, 163; Maine, four; Vermont,
' Because of a similarity in the words ''Victoria and "Victrola,
which might lead some of our patrons into thinking that we are a branch
of the Victor Talking Machine Co. wevhave decided to change the name of
our business from the
Victoria Music Co.,
The Wilmington Talking
But we have not changed our policy of Satisfactory Service Always
and we are still at the same place with the best line of
Vicbrolas and Victor Records
in the city. Also our fountain with drinks and cream is gaining in popu
larity each day.
I THE WILMINGTON 1
j TALKING MACHINE CO.,
j , Cor. 2nd and Market. Phone 311 -J H
N. JACOB! H ARD
two; for Camp Sevier,- South ' Caro
lina, 150; 'Florida,; 100 for .Fort Sher
idan, Tennessee, 'will furnish 200;
Georgia, 364; Mississippi, 400; : Ala
bama, 200. .For. Camp McArthur,
Texas, will furnish 1,000; Oklahoma,
SS0 : Arkansas: 500 1 ? Louisiana. ' 500.
For Fort Benjamin Harrison,
tucky,- 336; Indiana, 500.
IN SHIP COLLISION
An Atlantic Port, April 18. Thirty
seven lives were lost when ttte Amer
ican steamship O. B. Jennings and
the British steamer War Knight," both
laden with naptha and inflamable
oils, collided off the British i- coast
March 24, according to - members of
the crew of the O. B. Jennings, who
arrived here yesterday. All who per
ished with one exception, were one
the British vessel. They were burned
to death by olazing gas and oil.
Those who survived the flames on
the War Knight were rescued in the
nick of time by destroyers soon
after, while the blazing hull was be
ing towed toward shallow water, it
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ONE SEED PLANTERS
Can Make Ptompt Shipments
struck e -mine and was blown up.
The destroyers went to' the rescue
through a field of blazing oil and t6ok
off also the crew of the, Jennings. A
number of the crew" of the -American
ship, however, were badly, burned and
had to be removed to hospitals after
A 0MPLETO JSHIP
EVERY TWO DAYS
New York, April 18. The subma
rine Boat Corporation announced here
yesterday that keel of 5,500 ton steel
steamship, wBch was laid at its yards
at Newark, N. J., at noon, represents
the twenty-eighth - merchant vessel
now under construction there for the
Emergency Fleet Corporation, it was
Stated . as., SOPn as the ,Jlant iOper
atejd at maximum capacity a complete
vessel will be produced every two
For the Stomach and Liver
Just try one 50c bottle of LAX-FOS
WITH PEPSIN. A Liquid Digestive
Laxative. Pleasant to take.
W ARE MMPiNY
By virtue of tnevpower, of-rial contain,
ed In a certain mortgage deed made by
John X Furlong and wife to the 'Wilming
ton: Homestead and Loan Association, bear
ing date AprU 6ta, 1916, and duly register
ed on the records' of New Hanover County
in Book 89, page 43, the undersigned wiii
sell, at public auction, to the highest bid
der, for cash, at the Court House door In
the City of Wilmington- on Monday, the
29tb day of April, 1918, at twelve o'clock
M., the following described property in
the City of Wilmington: "
1st: BEGINNING at a point in the
Southern - line uf-r Meareg Street 114 feet
West from Western line-of Third Street;
runs thence Westwardly with said South
ern Hn of Menres Street 38 feet ; thence
Southwardly parallel . with Third Street
110 feet; thence Eaatwardly parallel with
Meares -Street 3S feet; thence Northwardly
Parallel - with - Thir Street 110 foet to
the Beginning. 1
2nd: BEGINNING at a point in the
Western line of Second' Street 491-2 feet
North from the Northern line of Martin
Street ; runs thence Northwardly with ine
Western line of Second Street 49 1-2 feet;
- f thence Westwardly parallel . with Martin
Street 100' feet : thence Southwardly paral
lel with Second . Street 49 1-2 feet ; thence
Eastwardly parallel with Martin Street
100 feet to the Beginning?.
This March 20th. 1918. ,
WILMINGTON HOMESTEAD AND
By JOHN D. BELLAMY & SON,
3-2930 days Attorneys.
By rlrtue of the power of sale con
tained in a ceftafn mortgage deed made
by Marshall H. Hill and wife tty the Wil
mington Homeetead and Loan Association,
bearing date October 3rd, 1916, -and duly
registered on the records of New Han
over County in Book S9, page 577, the un
dersigned will sell, at public auction, to
the highest bidder, for cash, at the Court
House door in the City of Wilmington, on
Tuesday, the 30th day of April, 1918. at
twelve o'clock M., the following described
property in the City of Wilmington: BE
GINNING at a ppint in the Eastern line
of Dickinson Street 99 feet South of South
ern line of Gwynn Street; runs thence
Southwardly with Eastern line of Dickin
son Street 33 feet; thence Eastwardly par
allel with Gwynn Street 132 feet; thence
Northwardly parallel with Dickinson Street
33 feet; thence Westwardly parallel with
Gwynn Street 132 feet to the Beginning.
This 29th of March, 1918.
WILMINGTON HOMESTEAD AND
By JOHN D. BELLAMY & SON,
Attorneys. " f
ii i i i i, .
By virtue of the power of sale contain
ed in a certain mortgage deed made by
Stacy Adams to the Wilmington Home
stead and Loan Association, duly regis .
tcred on the records of New Hanover
County In Book 93, page 389, the under
signed will sell,, at public auction, to the
highest bidder, for cash, on Monday, the
29th day of April, 1918, at twelve o'clock
M., at the Court House door in the City
of Wilmington, the following described
property situate ia the City of Wilming
BEGINNING at point in the Northern
line of Nixon Street SO feet West from
its intersection with the Western line of
Eighth Street; running thence Northward
ly parallel with Eigbtb Street 60 feet;
thence Westwardly parallel vfth NrSon
Street 120 feet ;thence Southwardly paral
lel with Eighth Street W feet to Northern-
line of Nixon Street; thence East
wardly along said Northern line of Nixon
Street 120 feet to the Begialng;
This 29th of March. 1918.
WILMINGTON HOMESTEAD AND
By JOHN D. BELLAMY & 80N,
SPECIAL TAX ELECTION.
By virtue of the power and authority
contained in Chapter 71 of the Public
Laws of 1911, the Board of Education
of the County of New Hanover having
duly petitioned the Board of Commis
sioners" of said county, in accordance
with said act, order an election to
be held in said County of New Han
over to ascertain the will of the peo
ple, "Whether there shall be levied on
all taxable, property and polls of said
county a "special -..tax, of ten cents on
the flOO.OO valuation of property and
thirty cents on each poll to supplement
the ,county scnooi tuna o said county,"
the Board of Commissioners of New
Hanover County do hereby order that
an election be held in said county between
the hours of sunrise and sunset on the
8th -day of May, 1918, to ascertain .the
will of people on the question, "Whether
there shall be levied on all taxable prop
erty and polls of said county, a special
tax of ten cents on the $100.00 valuation
of property and thirty cents on each poll
to supplement the county school fund of
At said election the ballots tendered and
cast by the qualified electors shall have
written or printed on them, "For Special
Tax," or, "Against Special Tax" all quali
fied electors who are in favor of said spe
cial tax shall vote "For Special Tax," and
all qualified electors who are opposed to
said special tax shall vote, "Against Spe
For the purpose of this election 'as au
thorized by the said act, the said Board
of Commissioners of New Hanover County
do hereby order a new registration for
said election and the following are d
signated as the polling places in said
townshpis, precincts and wards, and the
persons herein named are appointed regis
trars and judges of said election in said
townships, precincts and wards, to-wit:
Cape Fear Township, Johnston'e Store,
J. H. Johnston, registrar; J. .W. Wind
ers and D. J. Joyner, judee-
Harnett (Seven Mile Post.) Smith
Store, Geo. T. Smith, registrar; Geo. T.
Shepard ana Wm.uinaay, judges. .
Harnett (Seagate), Roger's Store, L.
XATkitf, registrar; G. H. Rogers
Harnett, (Winter Park), Smiths ?t
J. T.. Smith, registrar; A. H. ffi-h
BY A. Montgomery, Judges. aai
Masonboro (Whiskey Creek), t ,,,
den's Store, polling; Walter Horne ?
istrar; E. E. .Southerland and- li y l
lis. judges. '
i.uouuuu counsel rurs i .
fPark.- J. c. Lonsr. registrar: w
and J. H. CeGwin, judges.
l'eaeral Point, T. J. Burnett's Pi;,.P .
i" 5?i?,ett'. "Sistrar; S. T. Keyes, anj rT
A. Biddle, judges. 1 J
rFJ?V: i)Vad' Enine House Fourth
Campbell, G. H. Davis, registrar- v al4
Mintz and C. McD.Jones. judges.
Second Ward, Court House, w w r ,
loway, registrar; T. A. Shepard auft
B. Applewhite, judges. G
Third Ward, Giblem Lodge, R E Rio-
Fourth Ward. McClellan's Stable Jn,
J. Furlong, registrar; y. M. Ptck , ;
R. L. Fox, judges. k aQl
Ftrth Ward (Precinct 11 FnMna tr
Fifth and Castle stress, H. S Fo't
Judges H' Ketchum and C- L- Barnes,
Fifth Ward Precinct 2), Biddle !tft
Fifth and Castle streets, j. W G-ffo"1
registrar; Sion J. King and Henry" W
Sixth Ward. Mann. Atkfne
auu van woodcock Ud
iv-ftonunuu lm'uivh vi earn to.vrshu
' aiu suaii uc Kept Onrn fnr '
rp'"" i cietiurs IYntV riiv.
preceding the day J'or the close of tbe TVe
istratlon books hereinafter provide! n
day excepted, between the hours of Vl.
o clock A. M. and sunset on cadi d-iv T.
ginning the 4th of April. 191R, and thaM
books shall be closed for regisf.-;uio ;
the second Saturday before the ele.-M.-n tn
wit, on the 27th of April, 191S, and on '7
urday the fith day of April, lais aP,i"f
Saturday the 13th day of April. m
om Saturday the 20th dav of April
and on Saturday the 27th day of ' w-V
1918, the registrars shall attend wirh their
registration books at the polling rlaeeVof
their respective townships, prooirrts i!
wards for the registration of elector Tbo
registrars shall attend the polling pia-
of their respectfve townships, precincts arrt
wards on the Saturday preceding the eV
tion, to-wit: on the 4th of May. 191R, from
the hour of nine A. M. until the hour of
three P. M., when and where the saM
books will be open to the inspection of th
electors of said township, precinct or
ward and any of said electors shall l6
allowed to object to the names appeariu'
on said books. " 3
By order of the Board of Commissioner!
of New Hanover Countv.
April 2, 1918.
W. A. McGIRT.
SPECIAL BOND ELECTION.
By virtue of the power and direo
ion contained in Chapter 477 of the
Public Local Laws of North Carolina,
passed at its 1917 session, due and
proper request having been made to
the Board of Commissioners of New
Hanover by the Board of Education
of New Hanover County, as required
by said act, the Board of Commission
ers of New Hanover County no here
by give notice that a special election
is called and will be held between iha
hqurs of sunrise and sunset on the
8th day of May, 1918, for the purposs
of submitting to the qualified elec
tors of said county,, the question,
"Shall New Hanover County issue its
coupon bonds, not to exceed the sa:a
of $250,000.00 and levy a special tax
for- public school improvements in
Said, county," in order to provide for
the erection, construction and repair
of suitable and permanent schocl
houses in said County, necessary for
the accommodation of the children of
At said election the ballots tender
ed, and cast by said electors ittl
have written or printed on them "Fw
public school bonds," or:V "Against
public school bonds." All qualified
electors who are in favor of said
bonds shall vote "For public school
bonds," and all qualified electors vho
are opposed to said bonds shall vote
"Against public school bonds."
For the purpose of this election as
authorized by the said act, the said
Board of Commissioners of New Han
over County do hereby order a new
registration for said election and the
following are designated as the poll
ing places in said townships, precincts
and wards, and the persons herein
named -aro appointed registrars and
judges of said election in said town
ships, precincts and wards, to-wit:
Cape Fear Township, Johnston's Store,
J. H. Johnston, registrar; J. W. Wind
pr nd r T. .Tovner. judges.
Harnett (Seven Mile Post.) Smith'!
Store, Geo. T. Smith, registrar ; Geo. .
Shepard . and Wm.unauy, judges
Harnett (Seagate), Joger s oloicl
Larkin. registrar: G. H. Kogers and Tu
L. Pittman, judges.
Harnett, (Winter Park), Smith's Store,
J. T.. Smith, registrar; A. H. High-nd
F. A. Montgomery.
Masonboro, (Whiskey Creek), Lums
den's Store, polling; Walter worDe, reg
istrar; B. E. Southerland anu H. E. Hl
Masonboro (Sunset Park). BasebiU
Park, J. C. Long, registrar; W. E. Prici
and J. H. LeGwin, judges.
Federal Point, T. J. Burnett's Place. T.
J. Burnett, registrar; S. T. Keyes, and J.
A. Biddle Judges
Wilmineton. First Ward, Engine House, Fourth anl
Campbell, G. H. Dayis, registrar ; W.
Mintz and C. McD.Jones, judges.
Second Ward, Court House, W. W. Gal
loway, registrar; r. .A. Shepard and u-
B. Applewhite, judges.?
Third Ward, Giblem Lodge, R. E. Blak,
registrar; L. B. Symmes and R. E-
Fourth Ward. McClellan Startles. JDC
J. Furlong, registrar; W.M. Peck and B.
L. Fox. judges.
Fifth Ward (Precinct 1) Engine House,
Fifth and Castle streets, H. E. Foster, reg
istrar; A. Hr Ketchum and C. L. Barnes,
Fifth Ward (Precinct 2), Biddle store,
Fifth and Castle streets, J. W. Gafiord.
registrar; Sion J. King and Henry Hew
Sixth Ward, Mann, Atkinson and Ty
rers' Store, J. F. Mann, registrar; J. m
Wnmhlfi :mA Vrti "Wnnrlonr'k ' indues.
The registration books of each township,
precinct and ward shall be kept opn i0f
the registration of electors twenty day
receding the day or the close of tne eg
at.rn.Mnn hnnks hereinafter nrovided. Sun
day excepted, between the hours of nin
O'clock A. M. and sunset on each day, be
ginning the 4th of April, 101S, and tM
said books shall be closed for registra
tion on the second Saturday before the
plepHnn. to.wit. on the 27th of ADril, 131N
an on Saturday the 6th day of April, 191
and on Saturday the IStb day of April.
1918, and on Saturday tne utn aay
April, 191S, and on Saturday the 2ittt
Aav nf Anril. Ifllfi. th recistrars shall
tend with their registration books at tba
polling places of their respective town,
ships, precincts and wards for the repi'
tration of electors. - The registrars sbaU
attend the polling places of their respec
tive townships, precincts and wards
the Saturday preceding the election, to
wit, on the 4th of May, 1918, from the honr
of nine A. M. until the hour of three P
M., when and where the said books will
be open to the inspection of the elector!
of said township, precinct or ward and
any of said' electors shall - te allowed ta
Ahfor't tn --the names nnnnrinr on said
. :By order of the Board of Commission
ers of New Hanover County.
April 2, 1918.
W. A. McGIRT.
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