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IThis Good Store Is
To Shop In
To See the Greatest Variety
To Receive Courtesies and
Welcomes and Satisfactions
To find Almost Anything
It is known far und near for ''always some
thing new" and everything the best in style,
in quality, in price-there are n? leftovers
or merchandise refused by other merchants
-it's first pick, made to order always-Sure
H's a thoroughly sal e place to do your shop
Opened yesterday another lot of pretty
Coat Suits up to $37.50
/ Also the finest line of
.you've seen in many a day, 5c to $15 yd
New Untrimmed Hats
I Moore-Wilson Co!
car of good mules
that we want to sell
quick FOR CASH
Call around and see how far your dollar will go at
our stable. We keep a biiyer on the market all the
time and if we don't happen to have the mule you
.wanj: leave your order with us and we? can guaran
tee to please you. Also have a lot of good cheap
mules and horses, with little age, just the^ kind to
;make cheap cotton. We handle high grade vehi
des, such as Moyer, Babcock, Tyson & Jones,
Rock Hill, etc. Also Studebaker, Tennessee and
Old Hickory wagons, none better. We manufac
ture and repair harness and guarantee everything
we sell to be as represented. We want your busi
ness. Call around, we will be glad to show you
what we have to offer. ?. . ?
he Fretwell Co
HEALTH WEEK TO BE
OBSERVED BY NEGROES
SPECIAL PRAYERS WILL BE
OFFERED IN COLORED
Will Be Discussed By Local Au
thorities-Facts and Fig
ures of Interest
Thc i.?i? ional executive conimitte of
I the Negro business League lias or
lered thai March 21-27 be observed as
National Negro Health Week. The
committee Bugge.its thal on Sunday,
the 21 st. special prayers he offered in
ali churches for health, also that local I
programs bc rendered In a mass
meeting oil thc 21. It is also asked
that during tho week some other
meetings be held and practical pro
grams rendered. Some og the sub
jects suggested by the committee are
.The Mural and Physical Effect of the
fine room House." 'The Keeping of
licgular Hours," "Hon to Avoid the
Transmission of Contagious Dis
lt ls also requested thai during the
week everybody clean up their front
and hack yards, their stables, and all
out houses and paint and white wash
where it is needed. The local league
lias gotten the consent of the minis
ters to attend a grand mass meeting
nt St. Paul at 1 p. m. These are ex
pected to be at all or as many of these
meetings aa they can. and address the
people on their choice Of these sub
jects. Rev. J. M. Garrison has prom
's, il to be at St. Paul.
(Ju Tuesday evening at C. M. E.
church at S o'clock. Rev. H. C. An
derson ami Rev. Anderson of A. M. E.
church will give some facts from the
llihle on health. Some of the lending
white doctors of the city will also bo
A glance at the following carefully
prepared figures by the National
League tells a destressing story. The
annual loss hy sickness and death
among negroes in the south is $300.
000,000. lt is said ll'.O.OOO.OOO of this
could be saved if proper sanitary
laws were observed. This $150.000.
000 would give good school houses
and run the schools for six months
for every white and black child in
in South iVrolina there are 857.
000 negroes and 52.000 of these are
seriously sick all the time. At the
normal price of labor these would
earn over 15.000.000 each yenr. Their
doctor's bill is $10.000.000 each year.
Seventeen thousand <>: these go to
their graves each year and lt costs
$850,000 to bury.this number. '
In the city o? Charleston there are
.10,000 negroes and 1.S60 of this" num
ber are seriously 6lc.k all the time. It
costs these people In the Old City
$372,000 for the doctor and under tak
ers get $70,000. City and county
places are suffering In proportion to
It con be seen from thc above that
. Health 1? Weath." The league ex
tends an invitation to anv or all of
the members of the board ot health
and especially the health officer to be
with them in any of these meetings.
All Colored people arc urged to come
out to the meetings and learn how
to keep well.
New York Cotton.
NEW YORK. March 20.-In face OJ
ginning figures that were close ta
expectations und pointod to a crop ol
around 17.000,000 bales,, including lin
ters, cotton today shewed such pro
nounced strength that October ?qual
led its previous high record and Jan
uary made a new high level for the
movement. The close was steady at a
net ad\lince of 10 to 13 points.
Liverpool came somewhat lower
than due and was responsible for a
partial opening decline here of 4
points. After casing off a point cr two
further on near months, the local mar
Advices from the south indicated
that spot people appeared to be un
concerned over the question of sup
plies and the feeling here seemed to
be that thc t>rospcctlvc material re
ducVcn in acreage and uncertain,
weather condition? would b? fif more
vital concern to the market from now
on than tho ,-dze of the past crop.
Foreign holdings In this market are
said to be confined chiefly to July
and October cotton. Near the close
western houses and local spot Inter
ests were good buyers and southern,
reports showed no change In spot
Spot cotton qutel; middling uplands
9.05; no sales.
Open high low close
March.-8.76 8:7* 8-. 7*
Mrv.8,88 9.00 8.87 8.98
July...9.12 9.29 9.10 9.27
October.9.44. 9.?1 9.44 9.59
December .. ..9 72 9.78 9.61 9.77
New Orleans Cotton.
NEW ORLEANS,- March 20.-Unex
pected strength developed in tho cot
ton market today and prices advanc
ed ahsrply almost to the highest
levels of thc week. No attention was
paid to the unfavorable features of
the morning. At their best the active
months were 12 to 13 points over
yesterdays final figures. The close
waa at * net gain of ll to 13 points.
Liverpool was well below expec
tations and. tho final ginning returns
from the census bureau of 13,645,272
bales, counting cotton and Hatera to
gether. Were larger than most bears
expected. Notwithstanding this, the
market Dened at the advance and
?tood ut thc advance. aH th? uiorn>
Jt was generally considered that the
support was ol a speculative cha ruc *
Spot cotton quiet, unchanged; mid
dling x.25. Sules on (he spot <>x~, '
balej, to arrive 100.
Cotton futures closing;
March 8.56; May K.74;' Joly 8.97; [
October 9. 2!*; December '9.17.
LIVERPOOL. March 20.-Cotton j
spot, steady; good middling. ."?.*.'?;
middling 5.25; low middling l.*.l.
Sales 4,000; 1,000 for speculation and I
export. Receipts 21,000.
Futures quiet. May-June ,5.15; i
,lune-July .",.20; July-August 5.26; I
October-November 5.40 1*2; January- i
Cotton Seed Oil.
NEW YORK, .March 20.-Cotton
seed oil was inac tive and price.-- were I
easier today under May liquidation
and selling for western account, clos
ing 3fj 5 point? net lower.
. The market closed steady. Spot
G.:><j<?i 0.7.*?; March 6.650>6.65; April
6.6490.66; May 6.720)6.74; June
6.810<6.S2; July email@example.com; August
7.O.-.?/7.07; September 7.1607.18; I
Total sales 4,000.
Dry Goods. '
NEW YORK. March 20. Wide
[Sheetings, sheets and pillow cases
have been advanced. Dry goods Im
port j are still declining. Burlaps and
linens are very firm; knit goods quiet
and cotton goods and yarna stead
Stocks and Bonds.
NEW YORK. March 20..-Specialties
were again to the fore during the
lay's two-hour market session, the
activity and strength of Bethlehem
Steel being the most noteworthy fea
ture. Its sales aggregated about 2",.
)00 shares and its top figure and new
record price being 68. Profit taking
L-aused some shading from its higli
le\(?l, with a net gain of :'. points.
Motor -shares also participated in
ihe general r?Be, their gains extend
ing from 1 to 6 pr.lntR. Seasoned di
vidend stocks and ? erstwhile market
caders rose fractionally, in the rail
way division, Canadian Pacific and
\*ew Haven werP thc only shares to
rain a point or more. United States
Steel took second place to Bethle
lem Steel and closed with a materia
'ractional "advance. ,
London'3 market seemed to ignore
:he news from the Dardanelles, the
.'arlous horue IBSUC showing but LU-"
lo lo38 on moderate selling. The local
>ank statement met general expecta
.ions showing an actual .cash gain of
ibout $11.000,000 excess reserves, in
censing by almost $10,01)0,000..
Bonds were ste?dy' ?x^ejjjt Ne'w'Y?rk'
Centrals 6s which Were extensively
told nt concessions. Total sales., (par
alni ) aggregated $1,213,900. ,
knited Staten honda were unchang
:d on cull during the week.
CHICAGO. March 20.-Hogs
iteady. Hulk 6.7506.8?; light .6.600
1.85; mixed 6.60?6.90. heavy 6.350!
I.S.",; rough 6.3506.50; . pigs 5.500
Cattlo steady. Native .steors r>.8O0
;.65: western 5.3507.40; cows and
lalfcrs 3.250 7.75: calves 7010.50.
Shecr steady. Sheep 7.1008.15;
earlings 7.85^9.15; lamba 7.600
CHICAGO. March SO.-Misgivings
hat European developments before
donday would be against the bulls
tad a depressing ecect.today on the
vb eat ?arket hero. Prices, however,
:losed set..dv at a decline of 3-8 to
:-4 net. Other grain, tao, showed n
oas for thc day, corn 1-403-8 to 3-8
md oats 1-2 to 5-303-4. In provls
nns the outcome vnr?<?d from the same
is last night to 7 1-2010c' below.
Crain and provision? closing:
WHEAT-May 1.65 :-<;.July1.2>
CORN-May 73 3-4. July 76 1-4. '
OATS-May 59 3-1; July CM 1T2.
CASH GRAIN-Wheat,'Np. 3 red.
.67 1-4: No. 2 hard.-nominal.
Corn, No. 2 yellow, nominal.
First Baptist ('huron.
All the members of the First Bap:.
1st church wiro expect to g?T?. sys-'
em at leal ly and who have not handed
n their pledge cards are' requested ?
o bring them to- the servico Sunday
norning and place in. tho collection
- '. . . .
Decrease in Foreign'Trade.
PARIS. March 20.-(4:45 p., m.) -
foreign trade of France" during J,ah
lary and February decrease*!,; ?32,
00.000 francs ($126.OOWSHT ' fiancs
$126,400.000)) a month*. ' equally' <li
Idcrt between exports and imports
om pared with last year. The de
xease In the firat five months of tho
ver wes at the rate ot ' 830,000.000
ranc? ($164.000,000) a month. These
ir.un s are taken to indicate a re
ival |n trade.
Looted by Villa Troops.
EAOLE PASS. Tex.:' March 20.- It
ra.i stated here today hy Mexicans ar
ising from the interior that the La
laroraa, Esmeralda and Penslrotcnt
ancl-.ea. the former owned by D. J.
Voodward. of San Antonio, and the
thers by English Interests. weTe
wited Marchi 16 t/ Villa, .tropo?.
l?*crwuie ia Men? y Qrderv. .
WASHINGTON. March .20.-The
nternatlonal m mey order buslnoas of
lii> postal service fell off 33 1-3 per.
.Pt during the first quarter of Ute
beal year 1915, according to a state*
aept leaned today bv Charles A..
:ram. auditor, for the department,
io ney order business with. .stttreaL
European countries WP* discontinued
t the outbreak ot the war.
ALL NEXT WEEK
THE PEERLESS MAIDS
10 TEN PEOPLE 10
Change of Specialties Daily
. Change of Entire Program Daily
The Yodeling Team, and the Wooden Shoe
Buck and Wing Dancing Teams are Wonders.
A Full Pony Chorus
Good Singers, Good Dancers, Good Lookers.
Movies for Monday
THE LOST LORD LOVELL
A two reel Majestic Feature.
THE MUFFLED BELL
A Reliance Comedy.
TO THE PUBLIC
I want to assure you again that Pinkston is squarely behind this
attraction for next week, and personally guarantee it to be absolutely
clean and of a high order, a show to which you may bring the family.
(Signed) A. M. PINKSTON.
We Do Not Close for Supper
Admission ~;~ 5 and 10c
WmxmW^zm. of GOOD Ciofl/p/,
Burglars fear detection, consequently they do most
of their work in the dark. Itjs a matter of record that
well lighted towns, streets, and well lighted stores and
dwellings are. burglarized out seldom. Why is it that
Bank and Jewelers usually leave a li^ht burning in their
places of business every night?
Would it not be wise and prudent to have a light
placed on your back porchwith the switch in your bed
room, or some other convenient place?
The cost IR very trivial. Phone No. 223 and let us ' .
tell you how little it will co?t. \
Weat Whitner Street