FEAST OF LIGHTS
TO BE OBSERVED
Members of the Jewish faith
throughout Wilmington will join in
the annual Feast of Lights which
begins Tuesday evening and last
for eight days in commoration of
the military victory of Maccabees
over Syrian forces in Palestine in
the ear 165 B. C. E.
Included in the plans for this
year’s observance will be a Feast
of Lights and Sabbath services
at B’nai Israel synagogue Friday
evening a teight o’clock.
TheB’nai Israel Sisterhood will
sponsor the yearly children’s
Chanukah play and party Sunday
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The eight day festival commemo
rates the redication of the temple
after the successful revolt of the
Maccabees against Antiochus
Epiphans, king of Syriae. It 5
fast of ideals symbolizing the tri
umph of Judaism over paganism
and each evening at sunset candles
are lighted in celebration.
Seven Suits Filed
ATLANTA, Dec. 16—M*/—Seven
suits totaling $350,000 were filed
Monday against former operators
of the Winecoff hotel by parents of
six children who lost their lives in
the Dec. 7 fire and a relative of
The seven suits raised the total
to $500,000 asked by relatives of 10
of the fire’s 121 victims.
I NEW YORK, Dec. 16—(A1)—Clos
ing foreign exchange rates follow
(Great Britain in dollars, others in
cents): . ...
Canadian dollar in New York
open market 4 11-16 percent dis
count or 95.31 1-4 U. S. cents, un
Europe: Great Britain $4.03, un
changed: France (Franc) .84 1-8,
off 1-8 of a cent; Sweden (Krona)
27.86, up .01 of a cent: Switzer
land (Franc) (com’l) 23.40, un
Latin American: Argentina Fre_e
24.48, unchanged; Brazil Free 5.45,
unchanged; Mexico 20.63, unchang
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TWO FATALLY HURT
IN AUTO ACCIDENT
Five Others Injured In 3
Car Wreck On New
Special to The Star
NEW BERN, Dec. 16 — Two per
sons were killed and five others;
injured in a traffic accident Mon
day morning at 7:45 on highway
70 at a curve about 14 miles South
east of New Bern.
Everett James Chalfant, 21, a for
mer marine sergeant employed as
a civilian worker at Cherry Point,
was fatally injured when he was
blinded by the sun and drove his
automobile into a trailer-truck
driven by Cerwood Yarborough of
Morehead City and owned by the
Southern Oil Transport company of
Mrs. Mabel Cox Register, 4?, of
New Bern, was then fatally iujured
when the Chalfant car careened.
from the truck collision and crash-1
ed into an automobile driven by
Mrs. Emily Clements Lynch.
The truck driver is reported to
have pulled to the shoulder of the
highway in a vain effort to avoid
the crash. He is being held, how
ever, under $1,000 bond pending
full investigation by State high
way patrolmen and Coroner Ray
mond Pollock, Jr. He was not in
Charles Banks and Edmond Nel
son, both of New Bern, riding in
the Chalfant car, were badly in
jured and were taken to the naval
dispensary at Cherry Point, where
tonight they were reported to be
in serious condition. Two other oc
cupants of the Chalfant car are at
St. Luke’s hospital in New Bern;
Mrs. Julia Willis Thatch with a
broken leg and Mary Catherine
Stewart with a broken wrist. The
occupants of the car driven by Mrs.
Lynch, with the exception of Mrs.
Register escaped with less serious
The accident occurred at a curve
where three years ago on Christ
mas eve three persons were killed.
Monday’s two fatalities make a
total of six highway deaths in
Craven county during the last ten
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Mrs. Thomas B. Polvogt, Sr.,
supervisor of nurses of the James
Walker Memorial hospital, and
chairman of the safety committee
of the Business and Professional
Women’s club has received
a letter of commendation from
Grovernor R. Gregg Cherry.
Upon her appointment, Mrs.
Polvogt had written the governor
pledging the support of the or
ganization in the nation’s Safety
In the governor’s reply were
words of commendation for the
work of the local group throughout
the campaign, as well as com
mendation for Mrs. Polvogt and
her committee in making their
part of the program a success.
STOCKS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
NEW YORK, Dec. 16 — (>P) —
Sales and closing price and net
change of the fifteen most active
Comwlth and Sou 28,000 3% AVg.
Int Tel and Tel 22,000 5% D 1%.
United Rexall 16,300 11% A %.
N Y Central 12,700 19 D %.
Armour and Co 11,800 148c no.
Gen Pub Util 11,300 16 A .
Gen Motors 10,400 52 % D %.
Am Airlines 9,500 9% no.
Am Rad Std San 9,400 15 A
Std G and E Pf 8,900 32 % A %.
Westing Elec 8,500 25 no.
Graham Paige 8,100 5% D %.
Colum G and El 8,000 11 % no.
Pan Am Airw 7,300 12 D .
Penn R R 6,900 27 D %.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16—(A>)—(USDA)
—Potatoes: arrivals 239; on track
312; total U. S. shipments Friday
648, Saturday 599, and Sunday 23;
supplies moderate; demand slow;
market dull and slightly weaker;
Idaho Russet Burbanks $3.00-3.15;
Colorado Red McClues $2.75-2.90;
Wisconsin Chippewas $2.25; Ne
braska Bliss Triumphs $2.90-3.00;
Michigan Pontiacs $1.95 (all U. S.
No. 1 quality).
SAVANNAH, Ga„ Dec. 16——
Turpentine 1.26 1-2; offerings 322;
sales 16,100; receipts 61; shipments
4; stocks 3,607.
Rosin: Offerings and sales, none;
receipts 120; shipments, none;
Quote: B 680; D 710; E 750; F
thru X 806.
NEW ORLEANS MIDDLINGS
NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 16 — (JP)
— The average price of middling
15-16ths-inch cotton Monday at ten
designated Southern spot markets
was $1.85 a bale higher at 33.28
cents a pound; average for the past
30 market days 31.11; middling
%ths-inch average 31.87.
Standard Oil "ESSOHEAT”
Oil Burner Service
CHICAGO, Dec. 16 — W —
Profit-taking by professional trad
ers swept over the grain pits in
the last 15 minutes of trading Mon
day and prices dropped back sharp
ly under the leadership of wheat.
Wheat closed unchanged to 2%
lower, January $2.14%, corn was
%-l% lower, January $1.35-$1.35%,
and oats unchanged to % lower,
December 85%. December barley
gained 6 cents, closing at $1.37.
Open High Low Close
Jan 2.14% 2.15% 2.14 2.14
Mar 2.08 2.08 2.05 2.05%
May 1.98 1.98 1.95% 1.95%
Jly 1.82% 1.82% 1.78% 1.79
Jan 1.36% 1.37% 1.34% 1.35%
Mar 1.34 1.34% 1.32% 1.32%
May 1-32% 1.3278 1.31 1.31
July .30% 1.31% 1.29% 1.29%
Dec 86 87% B5 85%
Mar 77% 77% 76 76%
May 71% 71% 70% 70%
Jly 667s 67y4 65% 66
Dec 1.35% 1.37 1.35% 1.37
Mar 1.30% 1.33 1.30% 1.33
Jly 21.00 21.00 21.00 21.00
Sep 20.75 20.75 20.75 20.75
CHICAGO, Dec. 16—(A>)—Wheat:
None. Corn; No. 2 yellow $1.41 1-2;
No. 3 yellow $1.38-1.29 1-4; No. 4
yellow $1.30 1-4 - 1.37 1-4; No. 5
yellow $1.23 1-2 - 1.30 3-4. Oats: No.
1 heavy mixed 90 3-4; No. 1 mixed
90-90 1-4; No. 1 heavy white 91-92
1-4; No. 1 white 91-92 1-4; No. 2
white 89 1-2.
Barley: Malting $1.45-1.82 nomi
nal; feed $1.20-1.32 nominal. Field
seed per hundred pounds nominal;
red clover $38.00-42.00; sweet clo
ver $11.50-13.00; timothy $7.00-7.50.
NEW YORK PRODUCE
NEW YORK, Dec. 16—(U.R)—Pro
duce markets: Potatoes: (dollars
per 100 lbs. unless otherwise in
dicated.) very steady. Maines
Katahdins No. 1A 2.35-50; Green
Mts. No. A 2.50-40; Green Mts. 50
lbs bags 1.30 asked; Long Island
Ch^opewas No. 1 2.00-35; Green
Mts. No. 1 2.25-75; poorer 1.50 ask
ed; No. IB 1.40-75; Green Mts.
No. 1 50 lbs. 1.25-35; Idaho Rus
sets, No. 1 3.65-4.00; Bakers Box
3.85-95; No. 1 50 lbs 1.75-2.00; Neb.
Red Bliss No. 1 and No. IB 50 lbs.
2.75; Sebago Seeds 2.75; asked;
Idaho Russets 10 lb bags 46-50.
Sweet potatoes—(bushels baskets
—steady. New Jersey, Go’den No.
1 2.50-3.00; New Jersey, Jersey
type, No. 1 2.00-3.25; medium 75
1.00; New Jersey, Jersey type No.
1 processed; 3.25 asked; Maryland
Golden No. 1 2.75-3.25; Jumbos
1.75 asked choice $1.00 bid; Del.
Bu. tub Golden No. 1 2.25-40; No.
2 and Jumbo 1.00 asked; yams:
(bushel-baskets)'North Carolina No.
1 tub 2.75-3.25; commercials 1.25
.75; Jumbos tubs 1.25-40; South
Carolina, No. 1 tub 2.75-3.15; No.
2 1.25-50; Lousisiana NO. 1 crates
bu. 3.50 bid; Texas No. 1 bu. crates
Live poultry: dull. Turkeys hens
45; rabbits all varieties 25-35;
fowls 28-32; squabs pair 60-65;
pigeons pair 45.50; broilers 30-36.
Flour steady: (72 per cent ex
traction 100 lbs) spring patents
6:35 to 6.65; eastern soft winter
straights 5.75 to 6.00; hard winter
straights 6.20 to 6.35.
’ Rye flour easy; fancy patents
(100 lbs) 7.65-80. Corn meal steady:
(100 lbs) white granulated 5.30N;
Buckwheat steady: export and
domestic (100 lbs) 3.75N.
Hops steady: Pacific coast, de
livered New York, 1946 crop; seed
less 86-87, semi-seedless 81-82,
Tallow steady; per lb, FOB NY,
tank cars: special loose 21 5-8N,
extra loose, 21 3-4.
Greases steady: per lb, FOB NY,
yellow 21 3-8, house 21 1-4N.
Beans steady: (jobbing sales on:
spot market — 100 lbs bag; mar
row, jumbo 16.50-17.00; Pea No. 1,
NY, 13.50-14.00; red kidney 13.60
14.50; white kidney unquoted.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16—(JP)—(USDA)
7®**“ iT~?Ular: AA »3 score 80;
A 92- 79; B 90 75.5; C 89 72.5. Eggs
steadier; large No. 1. and 2 extras
47-51; medium extras 41-42; stan
dards_ 42-42.5; current receipts 38.5
40; dirties 29-30.5; checks 28-29.5.
SOME KAIL um
Gains Held To Fractions
With Minus Signs Pre
dominating At Close
NEW YORK, Dec. 16— (^—Se
lective demand for rails in light
bond dealings Monday resulted in
gains of fractions to more than a
point although minus signs were
liberally sprinkled through the rest
of the list..
Among the firmer spots were
Central of Georgia Consolidated
5s, up 1 1-2 at 65, Chicago and Al
ton 3s, up 1-2 at 43 1-2, Rio Grande
assented 5s, ahead 1-2 at 7, Gull
States Utilities 2 5-8s ahead 1-2 at
99 and International Hydro Elec
tris 6s up 1-4 at 98 3-4. Katy ad
justment 5s raced ahead 5 at 60.
Slanting lower among others,
were obligations of the Baltimore
& Ohio, Central Railroad of New
Jersey, Rock Island, International
Great Northern, Missouri Pacific
The new American Telephone 2
3-4 convertibles, traded on a when
issued basis, ended 1-2 lower at
115 1-2, after reflecting demand
at around 116 in early dealings.
Today was the final date for ex
ercising subscription rights for
Total bond sales Monday were
$3,874,000, compared with $5,330,000
on last Friday.
U. S. government bonds dipped
1-32 to 2-32 in quiet over the count
er trade. On the Stock Exchange
the Victory Loan Dec. 2 l-2s ’67
’72 traded at 102 22-32, off 1-32.
In the foreign list Australian dol
lar bonds lost ground while Greek
6s and Perk 1st 6s were in de
Compiled by The Associated Press
20 10 10 10 10
Kails Indus Util Fgn L Yld |
Net change A.l Unch Unch D.l A.2
Monday 94.9 103.1 103.7 74.5 114.7
Prev day 4.8 103.1 103.7 74.6 114.5
Week ago 95.0 103.0 103.9 74.7 114.3
Month ago 94.0 102.8 104.1 75.1 114.6
Year ago 103.3 103.7 107.9 75.9 117.2
1946 High 106.9 105.2 109.5 79.0 120.2
1946 Low 92.0 ’ 02.7 103.3 74.4 114.3
1945 High 103.9 105 5 108.5 76-7 118.7
1945 Low 9.2 103.4 106.8 68.1 116.2
N. C. HOG MARKETS
RALEIGH, Dec. 16 — (£>) — (NC
DA)— Hog markets weaker to
steady, with tops of 23.50 at Rocky
Mount, Smithfield and Richmond.
AT.T, SIZE BUNDS MADE AND
Phone 6404, Castle Hayne Roai
Lodge No. 319,
A. F. & A. M.
A STATED COMMUNICATION
of this Lodge will be holden
(THIS) TUESDAY DEC. 17TH.
at 8:00 P. M. All qualified Mas
ter Masons are cordially Invited
By Order of the Master.
Louis V. Swann P. M.,
FAIRCLOTH & CAIN
ENTRANCE TO CAUSEWAY
OPEN 11:30 A. M. DAILY
Large Pamlico Oysters $1.60
Middle Sound Oysters $1.25
Cornbread, Hot Butter, Clam
Chowder and Coffee Served with
Oysters on Half Shell_ 65c
Clams on Half Shell __ 65c
Grilled T-Bone Steak_1.5fl I
Broiled T-Bone Steak_1.50
Half Fried Chicken_1.50
Hot Biscuits. French Fries,
Slaw, Lettuce, Celery & Olives
Served with above orders.
All Tables in Private
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