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TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1918.
: : J 10 THE CHATTANOOGA' NEWS GENERAL RAINS HAVE OCCURRED Over Pacific Slope Fair and Warmer Expected Over ' This Section. HOURLY READINGS. MARCH 12. 5 a.m.. 4 a.m.'. 6 a.m.. ( a.m.. 7 a.m.. 5 a.m.. 47 9 a.m. 49 61 63 64 68 66 47 46 46 47 47 10 a.m. 11 a.m. 12 m. 1 p.m. 2 p.m. Weather at 2 p m., mldlty. 12 noon, 80. cloudy; hu- Loeal Forecast. fi.narallv falr and warmer tonight; Wednesday, fair and moderately warm, River Forecast. The upper river will fall and the lower river will rise tonight ana weanesaay. Lookout Mountain Readings (For Twenty-four Hours Ending 7 a.m.) Highest temperature 66 Lowest temperature 28 Wind Weather Cloudy. Weather for Four States. Washington. March 12. Forecast: Tennessee Cloudy tonight: Wednesday probably fair, somewhat colder west por tion. Kentucky Cloudy tonight, colder ex trema west po'tion; Wednesday, colder and probably fair. Georgia Cienerally fair tonight and Wednesday, warmer lonlght. Alabama Generally fair tonight and Wednesday; . warmer tonight southeast portion. Weather Conditions. High atm6spharle pressure overlies the south Atluntlo stales, with the pressure below normal over tho remainder of the country. There has been a decided rise in temperature over tha western gulf states and northwestward Into the Now England states. Much cloudy weather prevails over the country and during the , past twenty-four hours general rains hava occurred over the rnclflc slope; heavy amount fell at San Plego. Low temperatures continue over the north west. At 7 a.m. It was 2 degrees below xero at Swift Current. Local Data. Temperature for twenty-four hours: Highest yesterday, SI; lowest last night, 46; mean, 64. Corresponding date Inst year: High est, 71; lowest, 68; mean, 68. Normal for this date, 60. Accumulated doflclenry In mean tem perature since Jan. 1, 62 degrees. Relative humidity (per cent): 7 p.m., 26; 1 a.m., 76. Precipitation for twenty-four houra ending 7 a.m. today, .0 Inch. Total precipitation since Jnn. 1, 11.61 inches. Accumulated deflclenry Is 1.16 Inches, Highest wind-velocity for twenty-four Jioura ending 7 a.m. today, twenty-three miles, north. River stage st 7 a m. (reel), 10. fl. Rise In twenty-four hours (feet), 1.2. GEN. TYSON GOES TO STAND PHYSICAL TEST Hundred and Fourteenth Ma chine Gun Battery Off to Artillery Range Friday (Special to The News ) Greenville. H. C. March 12-Tlrl Gen. Lawrence I). Tyson, of Knoxvllle commanding the fifty-ninth Infantiv brigade, hoa been ordered to report the depart men t at Washington, I). C, for a routine physical examination. Frlg.-(lcn. (icorg (1. Gnttley, regulnr army officer commanding: the Klfty flfth field artillery brigade, who wiis the first general to ho called from Se vier to Washington for physical exam Inatlon, returned to his command here' today. On. Tyson will leave this afternoon It will bo announced tomorrow who will be placed In active command of the brigade during his absence, which la not expected to extend over a period or lour days. ITIvate l,ce Lewis, from Munford member of Hnttory A, 115th field nrtll- lery, dler today in the base hospital. The second battalion of the 114th field artillrry, cotupnxed of Tennessee troops, will bike Friday to the artil lery range, twenty miles north of IJreenvllle, In the heart of the nioun tains, for a two weeks' course In actual firing. SECOND-HAND BICYCLES BRINGING BIG PRICES Rome, Feb. 1. (t'orrcspondence As aoclated Press.) Hahy carriages nnd boye' bicycles are now selling second hand at nearly double the price of a new article before the war. While tho average price of a second-hand mnn's bicycle Is 10 to $40. an old boys" bl cycle easily brings 60, and at that frs are offered for aal. Factories that be fore the war turned out baby carriages and bicycles are now working day and night on war materials. NO EXPLANATION TO DYNAMITE FIND An Investigation 'of the finding of sev eral atlcks of dynamite, sonis nltro glycerine, many feet of fuse, some boxes of capa and a bundle of tools Runday afternoon Is atill being carried on by locai plainclothes men. Following the finding of the explosives and tools, de ttecttvea lay in wait for a long time, but the person or persons who left the ar tides above mentioned failed to put In a a appearance. GILLESPIE AND MITCHELL MADE HEALTH OFFICERS Commissioner H. V. Huffaker an nounced at tli commissioners' meet ing Tuesday afternoon the appoint ment of John Gillespie ' and U. A. Mitchell as sanitary inspectors of the department of public health. These two new Inspectors, together with the other members of the force, will en- j cage In the airing clean -up campaign. NEWS of LIBERTY BONDS ' HOLDING STEADY New York. March S-r-St0C?', Jit', barely steady, at the opening of today i ,.. ' irinthened under guidance of rails, shippings and the mote i... Marine preferred was In demand at a gain of almost 2 points and Union Pacific featured me cruta transnortationa. Canadian ratine rose fractionally on publication of the annual report, and coalers responded to further accumulation. Motors and cop pera were backward with United States Steel. Liberty bonds held steady. The market was almost motionless in the early afternoon. Such changes as occurred were all at lower levels. New Haven lost a point, also jteaaing ana ei. T..ii nri,..rrH and American Telephone exienaea us reniiuu mn.,.. Kw..... Further weakness In American Tele phone and recessions of i to 4 points in specialties featured the listless final hour. The closing was heavy. Liberty Hs sold at 97.34 to 97.46, first 4a at 86.30 to 96.40 and second 4s at 96.06 to 96.22. NEW YORK STOCK LIST. Mon- Tues day, day. American Beet Sugar ...... 79 80 American Can 4IV4 40 76 65 80 American far and Foundry . 77 American Locomotive Be1 American Smelting and IUf. 82 American Hugar Keflnlng . . . 104 Va Anaconda Copper ., 44 Mi 104 63 86', 75 65 80 145 70 68 Atchison T Haldwln Locomotive. ........ 76 Baltimore and Ohio ........ 65Vi Bethlehem Bteel 80 Canadian Pacific 145; Central Leather 71 Chesapeake snd Ohio 69 Chi.. Mil. and St. r 43 42 21 41 38 33 35 63 31 16 126 91 28 44 97 32 113 Chi.. It. 1. and I'. Hy 21 Chlno Copper 41 Vi Colorado Fuel and Iron .... 30 Columbia Ui and Eloctrjc ., 83 '-4 Corn l'roducts 35 Vi Crucible Steel 63 Cuba Cunu Sugar 31 Erie 15 Oneral Motora 128 Great Northern f'ftf 91 Great Northern Ore Ctfs. .. 28 Inspiration Copper 45 er. Merc. Marino Fid. ... 97 V4 Kenflecott Copper 32 Ixmisville and Nashville 112 Maxwell Motor Co 29 28 96 at 44 23 '4 18 72 106 86 89 44 67 23 80 79 33 87 24 4 16 149 49 121 86 120 65 90 79 43 41 18 101 94 91 93 Mexican J'ctrolcum 97'4 Miami Copper -. SI'i Mldvalo Htcel 45 Missouri I'aclllc 23 Nevada Copper 18 New York Central 73 Norfolk and Western 1011 ',4 Northern 1'nciflo 86 Ohio Cities Gas 39 'ennsylvanla 45 'tttsburgh Cool 67 flay Consolidated Copper ....23 Heading 82 Hepubllc Iron and Steel ... sou Sinclair Oil 83 Southern Farlno 87 Southern Hallway 24 Studcbaker Co 46 ennessce Copper 17 rxas Co ..153 .. 50 ..122 .. 87 ..121 .. 56 Vs 91 .. 80 .. 43 Tobacco Troducls 'nlon X'acltlo nlted Cigar Stores ,i. , 8. Industrial Alcohol , S. Rubber . 8. Steel It ah Copper Wabash 1'fd Westlnirhouse Klectrlc .. 41 Willys-Overland 18 American i . ana i ,.l(is Illinois Central 94 Atlantic C'onat Line 91 'i Gulf Statea Steel 93 Seaboard Air Line ., 7 Sloss-Sheffleld Steel and Iron f4 United Fruit 125 Virginia-Carolina Chemical.. 40 General Electric 139 American Tobacco 156 All, Gulf snd West Indies ..113 8 65 41 136 162 lit I NEW YORK SPOT COTTON. ww Tork, March 12. Spot cotton, quiet. Middling, 33.15c. STOCK RAISERS WANT NEW MAN EMPLOYED Chicago Commission Merchant Attacks Food Administra tion Workings. Washington. March 12. Charges that food administration agents In alructcd the packers as to prices they ahould jvy tor livestock wore made today before the senate agriculture committee by Kdward F. Kccfer, of Chicago, a stock commission mer chant K. Unna Purand, formerly chief oflns the concensus of opinion Urn rcnnuB bureau, and now associated wltli the food ndtnlulstrutloii at Chi cago na purchaser of meats for the allies, Instructed J. K. Wllhelin, a ref. rcscntntlvo of tho Cudnhy Interests, to keep the prices down until a supply of beef had been shipped to Ureal Urlt- aln, Kccfer testlllcd. At a meeting of Hlockralsers In Chi cago last Friday, Kccfer said, Ourand told the stock producers that the or der would be effective only for about thirty days. Keefer declined that Pu la nds service with tho food adminis tration are unsatisfactory to the stock- inlscrs and that a more practical man should he employed. Kot-lcr declared that the meatless days order of the food nduilnlMratlon had decreased the domestic demand fur incut 30 per cent. Fnless feeders can he assured of an open market and unrestricted demand, farmer and stockralscrs will atop production, he declared. 0 CHATTANOOGANS IN BIO NITRATE PLANT SITE (Special to The News.) Florence, Aln., March 12. Tho Chattannogan delegation concluded a tour of Inspection of nitrate plants Nos. 1 snd 2 st noon and then returned to Florence where they were en tertained by the chamber of commerce here. Col. W. J. Worthlnglon made a brief ad dress explaining In some detail the work which led to the es tablishment cr this gigantic plant at plant No. 1. Capt. Hemphill explained In some de (nil the process of manufacture of nitrates under the llarher process. He snld that the plant would be ready to begin the manufacture of ammonia with in two months and it would he In full operation the middle of the year. At plant No. 2 wheic the work ot excavation Is now under way, J. V. Young, the man on the Job for the govern ment, took the party In charge and rxplnliird the woik and plant. There has hem Imilt a cantonment Just like tho.se In Chnkamanga I 'ark to accum modate 75.000 workmen, and tills is to be doubled. Capt. Hemphill said the entire plant woujd ultimately be four time 118 prrnent sue. The delegation will visit tho locks this afternoon. WORLD MARKETS .CORN EXCHANGE SHOWS WEAKNESS Chicago. March 12. Although unsettled weather tended today to give strength to the corn market, the effect failed to H8t Receipts were liberal. Business ir, lltl..- lurked volume. The opening, in whlcn varied from unchanged figures to 1 ,,0 j,Kher, with May II.Z7 to fiuut, was followed by a sag to below yester Snia a,hnwd weakness from the out, set. Leading commission houses were conspicuous sellers. After opening a shade to ViCaViS down, with May 884 to nirt nrlnai mnttnued to sag. o.t.. ... r . - ..u.i Weakness in me nog mi fm , H, nmv.i0. Selling, though, was , , of a scattered character, i ..... ... ij .iHv t shade to o net decline, Wltn marcn i. vn. 1.27. , RANGE OF PRICES ON THE CHICAGO OF TRADE. High. Low. Close 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 91 89 90 88 91 88 48.50 28.00 48.30 48.37 25.90 26.12 24.82 25.22 25.92 28.16 24.85 26.22 21.97 25.37 CHICAGO CASH. r'MQrn Mrrh 12 Corn: No. 8 yel low, nominal; No. 3 yellow, ti.68tal.90; No. 4 yellow. l.4ri.. , . Oats No. 3 white, 93-8 93c; standard, 9394c. . . Rye No. 2. ,$2.884i2.90: barley. 1.80ffl $2.38; timothy. IM8; clover, 828W31. Pork Nominal; lard, 125.77; ribs, 123.86 24 35. SUGAR. New Tork. March 12 Ttaw sugar, steady: centrifugal, 6.005c; molasses, nominal; rellned, steady; fine granulated, 7.46c. The market became quiet but steady, with values well maintained. In tho trading up to noon the advance Was widened to 20 to 26. points. Realizing worked sgalnst valuesto a small extent in the afternoon. At 1 o'clock prices showed net advances of 11 to 14 points. CHICAGO PRODUCE. Chicago, March 12. Butter, lower. Creamery, 4Kf45c. K'ggs 1'nsettled; receipts, 15,047 esses. Firsts, 35tf'35c; ordinary firsts, 34(H) 84cj at mark, cases included, 34 34 c. Potatoes Receipts, twenty-two cars; unchanged. Roosters Unchanged. BUTTER, EGGS, CHEESE, POULTRY, New Tork, March 12. Butter, steady; receipts. 7.188 tubs. Creamery, higher than extras, 47taf48c; crcsmery extras, 92 score, 46if47c: firsts, 4,r,iJ? 46c. Kggs Firm: receipts, 17,861 cases. Fresh-gathered extras, 39c; extra firsts, 38c; firsts. 38c. Cheese Weak; receipts. J, 612 boxes. Stste held specials, 26(26c; do average run, 2414fl25c. Live poultry Firm. Stags. 32c; old roosters, 82c; young roosters and amooth-lcggcd chickens, 35c; turks, 25Q 35c. Dressed roultry Steady; prices un- i changed. CHICAGO LIVE STOCK, f'hlcngo, March 12 Hogs: Receipts, 45.000 head: slow. Bulk, $l.50fi717.25; light, ll7.0flifi17.R; mixed, $16.15(1)17.56; heavy. l6.70f,H5.86; rough, $ 15.70 15.95, pigs, $13.60(1717.30. Cattle Receipts, 15.000 head: steady. Native steers. $8.60) 4.00; stockers and feeders. 7.70fTr1 1.20; cows snd heifers, $8.0M1.7S: calves. $a.65'rfH.R0. Sheep Receipts. 10,000 head: firm. Sheep, $10.8.WI3.85: lamb. ' S14.5fl4J1S.00. SERVICE LEAGUE TO HONOR U.S. PRIVATES Elaborate Entertainment to Be Given in the Near Future for Men in Ranks. "A man's a man for all that.' This this morning at 1he National League for Woninn's Service, when the subject of entertainments for privates was in troduced by Mrs. R. R. Cooke, for merly one of the league's most active workeni, Tho motion put before the league by Miss A. Marie. McPherson was to the effect that an entertainment be jrlven in the near future for the pri vates. The motion carrfrd. IMfferent places for the entertainments were discussed and the mntter of having nil open-dny t tho fort, with the author ities permission wns spoken of. hut no definite place or date was decided on. Mrs. Tjt7.1nr.ky, the treasurer, re ported an expenditure of $25 for nth eletlc supplies for the fort. Mrs. K. IVnton Moore, chairman of knitting. reported two pairs of socks finished which had been Ordered by one of the ladles of the league for a soldier, tshc said six pairs soon would be com pleted. These socks exhaust the if1n furnished from the wool tea. and the knitters are In need of- more. Miss Zclla Armstrong displayed a hand made Joko book sent her by Mrs. I. I Johnston, of Cleveland, which was very rleverlv gotten up. She also made a complimentary report of the ball that the league had given for the officers and men in the training. Mine A. Marie Mcpherson read an excellent letter from Francis Union Martin in France, thanking her for the Christmas box and especially the Joke book, over which the men almost had a battle. It seems that the Junior league of the woman's service has been making theso books to go tn the Christmas boxes. Miss McPherson also told of giving- out ninety -three sweaters personally nnd she has a few In hrf othco to distribute now. Mrs. Morris Temple reported that she would take two programs to the fort tonight and had given nine Kundav afternoon. Mrs. 1". K. Beckham's i committee took niagaxlnes, candy. cigarettes and Powers to the iconval- I escents on Thursd.iv. Mrs. Moore I proposed that the ladles knit squares for a comfort or achnn, and an nonnccd that Mrs. Ixlnky would knit a service flag. The annnres are 12xli Inches when completed. On the regular sire needles they reiiulre six ty stitches. Mrs. Cr.ke. of Johnson City, was a welcomed visitor. ."she told of the koo.I work the nchoola and women of Johnson city were dome for the Cross snd Incldertnllv in ntloned fiat her little boy had knit bevcral pali. of wristlets. The rorrrspnndtnr secret.irr was rtl reeled to write to tlcn. K.rwln and tell him thot the league approved of lit suggestion for detention quarters for reel ii Its. A copv of the letter was Im 13 be seut to Ocu. Corgaa. BOARD Month. Open. Corn Ms rch .... . . , May 1.27U Oats March .... 91 May ...... 89H Fork - , May 48.50 Lard May 25. 97 July Klba May 24.9." July 25.37 COTTON MARKET STEADY TO FIRM New Tork. March 12. While somewhat Irreirular. the cotton market showed generally steady to firm tone during to day'a early trading-. The opening was 13 points lower to 6 points higher, with near months relatively easy. Liverpool ! was a seller of the old crop, but bought new-crop deliveries, while there was local business of the same sort, with May selling up to 81.83c and October 30.16c shortly after the call, or 10 to 23 points net higher. The continued dry weather In Texas probably promoted the miying of early new-crop deliveries, while near deliveries were sustained after me open ing decline by the bullish averafe of southern Knot advices. There was enough realizing to check the advance around 31.95c for May and 30.J0c for October, or 20 to 27 points above las'- night's closing, and to cause reactions of several points later. There also was some southern selling, but gen era) business was very quiet on the set back and prices held steady around mid day, with active months showing net gains of to 22 points. The market was easier during the early afternoon under realizing, with May selling off to 31.77o and October to 30.12c, making the general list about to 19 points above last night's closing ngures. southern selling was more In evidence during the afternoon, and en couraged a renewal of local pressure. NEW ORLEANS COTTON. New Orleans, March 12. Dry weather In Texas and a somewhat more favorable view of pending consumption figures re suited in moderate buying In cotton here today. In the first half-hour prices went 9 to 16 points above yesterday close. NEW ORLEANS COTTON FUTURES t OPENING. New Orleans, March 12 Cotton futures opened steady: March, 31.61c; May, 30.66c; juiy. 30.08c; (Jctober, 28.99c; De cember, 28.76c. . t COTTONSEED OIL. New Tork. March 12. The cottonseed oil market closed quiet: Spot and March, 20c; May, 20.10c; July, 20.16c. No sales. NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES CLOSING. New Tork. Marsh 12.-Colton futures ciosea sieaay; iwarcn, sz.jbc; May, 31.64c; July, 31.16c; October, 30.04c; December, u.a.ic. NEW ORLEANS COTTON FUTURES VLUQII1U, New Orleans, March 12. Cotton fu tures closed steady, 1 point down to 3 points up, pet: March, 31.60c; May, 30.65c; July, 30.09c; October, 28.98c; De cember, 28.78c. LIVERPOOL COTTON. Liverpool. March 12 Cotton spot quiet, prices easier. Good middling, 24.08d; middling. 23.65d; low middling, 23.03d; good ordinary. 22.' 3d; ordinary, 21.51(1. Sales, 4.000 bales, ' finding 3,600 Ameri can. Receipts. 1 000 bales, including 5,000 American. Futures closed quiet. New contracts: March, 24.lSd; April, 24.13d; May, 24.03d; June. 23.93d; July, 23.77d. Old contracts (fixed prices): March. 22.40d; March-April, 23.31d; May- June, 22.16d; June-July, 22.07d. LESS LUMBER PRODUCED North Carolina Shows Greatest Falling-Off. Washington, March 12. A 2 per cent, reduction of lumber production In tho United Htatea last ycur wns in dicated today In a preliminary estimate of the forest service, which shows 30,200,000,000 feet wore cut. The country's wartime demands for lum ber caused need for an accurate cen sua which Is now being taken. On In complete reports the forest service hns determined there wns a decrease In production last year. This may he changed when full reports, which the service la urging upon all mills, are received. Nine states have Increased their pro ductlpn, according to the preliminary estimates. Missouri shows the largest Increoac, with a gain of almost 44 per cent. - In the south, Txulslana, Georgia, Florida and Alnbama showed Increases varying up to 10 per cent, Wisconsin nnd Michigan, In the north, and Wash ington and Oregon, in tho northwest, were .'.in only other states in which the cut Increased. North Carolina had the greatest fulling off In production, with a de crease of more than 22 per cent. Mnlne s shortnge was about 20 per cent. Other states indicate varying decreases. CHICKEN THIEVES MAKE AWAY WITH 75 FOWL W. F. Lewis, vrsldlng on Thirty second street, F.ast Lake, and his neighbors were the victims Monday night of chicken thieves, who appro priated between fifty. and sevonty-nve fowls. According to a report at police headquarters, tho chickens were car ried off In nn automobile. INDICT KNOXVILLE MEN UNDER CHILD LABOR LAW Manufacturers Face Charge of Working Girls Under Age in Factories. (Special to The News.) KnoKvllle, Msreh 12. Four manu facturers here today were Indicted on charges of violation stste child labor laws gvrn,r)o working hours of women. .The special factory In rector for Tennessee. Mrs. O. D. Glenn, was the prosecutor. The manufarturers deny the charges THE TRUTH ABOUT ECZEMA AIID PILES Thousands and thousands of people. .vr ivteison. are learning eveiy weeH hat one "0 cent bo of IVterson I Oinl. will abolish Kcienia ana nniui pil-!.. snd Ihe grateful letters 1 rrrnir erry day arc worth more o me man lin ney. I had n. item a for many years on my ! head and could not get anything to da it snv good I saw our ad ami got I one b.x and I owe manv tnanKs 'or the good It baa done me. There tti t .1 blotch on mv head now. and I couldn t help but thank reternon. tor the cure Is , Kt-at Mrs. Mary Hilt. : Third ave. n. ie. Pitmhurgh. I'a. I l,e had itching P"es for IS year, u.d ivtei-son's li tha only oinlnient that Ilexes me. besides the plies seem to l.Hve gen. A. H. Itufr. IK, Vt ash. uikton Avenue, tactile. Wis. t fe I lemon's Ointment for old sores. mit ri..i mn.i all skin dise.isra. It hanishea pimples and blackheads In lM tl an 10 ds and leaves the skin clean, clear and pleasant to look upon. I'rug. K'ls guarantee tl Matt order filled hy Fcterson Bros.. Buttalo, N. I. lAdv. OBITUARY . Funeral of Miss McCallie, The last rites over the body of Miss Grace . McCallie, one of Chattanoo- ga'a best known and most prominent teachers, who died Sunday night at the home of her brother. Prof. Spencer J. McCallie, atter a long illness, were held in the First Presbyterian church Tuesday morning at 10. Dr. J. W. Bach man, the pastor, assisted by Rev. W. R. Johnson, of the Missionary Ridge Presbyterian church, officiated. Dr. Johnson was Miss McCallle's pas tor. The body was Interred In Forest Hills cemetery, and pallbearers were: J. B, Mllllgan, John S. Fletcher, Dr. J. L. Bibb, D. W. Hunter, Leopold CharribliHS and R. S. Thomas. Surviving Miss McCallie are five brothers, Rev, T. S: McCallie, pastor of Central Presbyterian church; Prof. 8. J. and Dr. J. P. McCallie, headmas ters of McCallie school; Rev. H. D. McCallie, Presbyterian missionary in Mokpo, Korea, and Edward I McCal lie. of Tientsin, China, and two sisters, Mrs.-S. W. Divine, of this city, ana Miss Margaret E. McCallie, of the Berry school at Rome, Ga. Mrs. Mattie Freeman Gee. News has been received here of the death of Mrs. Mattie Freeman Gee, which occurred Monday at Amartllo, Tex. She is survived by her husband, W. E, Gee; three sisters, Mrs. W. u. Swindell and Mrs, Laura Gelger, ot East Chattanooga, and Mrs. Dewey Morris, of Vernon, Tex., end a Droiner, James T. Freeman, of Brady. Tex. 'tne sed was related to Mrs. Nannie Wood, of East Fourth street, of this city. Prior to her marriage, Mrs. Uee lived in Middle Tennessee. . Funeral of R. E. Rodgers. Funeral nervices over the body of r?nirh v.. Rodeers. who died Sunday at the home of his father, Frank F. Rodgers, near Blowing Springs, were held from the residence Tuesday aft ernoon at 1. Rev. Bartow McFarland was the officiating minister. The in terment took place in Ureenwooa cem etery. Georga Bernard Cox. The funeral of George Bernard Cox, nfant son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cox, who died Monday morning at the home of his parents at Moonsboro, Gn,, was held from the residence Tuesday after - noon at z, witn nev, j. d" officiating. Forest Hills cemetery was the place of Interment. The deceased wasilS months old. . . . . n A T , U.nMuAll Mrs. A. C. Gaddis. News was received Monday night by Detective Robert Peace of the death of his mother-in-law, Mrs. A. C, Gaddis, which occurred at Jasper, Ga. Mrs. Peace was at her mother's bedside at the time of her death. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon. 'Mrs. J. Cartledge Huie. (Special to The News.) Lyerly, Ga., March 12. Tho remains of Mrs. J. Cartledge Hul, who died Snturdav at Dallas. Tex., were brought to Lyerly, her former homo, for burial. Mrs. Huie was the wife or J. C, Hule, foe manv vears one of the most pro gressiva farmers of this section, and was greatly beloved, several years niro the family moved to Texas. Mrs. Hule died suddenly Saturday and the remains were shipped here. Funeral services were conducted from tne Methodist church Monday morning at 0 o'clock by the Rev. R. H. orr, pns- tor of the Summerville Presbyterian church, and Interment was In the city cemetery. Mrs. Huie Is survived by her husband and three children Mrs. J. D. Mostellcr, .of Lyerly, and Lylc and Rabun Hulo. GREENWOOD CEMETERY l EXTILES STRONG AND PRICES ADVANCING Fuel Supplies and Transporta tion Improve Stock Mar ket Dull but Firm. - New Tork. March 12. Bradstrcct's let ter on the "state of trade," issued Satur day, March 9. aays: A further uplift In trade, improvement In winter-wheat crop prospects, extendi sive preparations for food planting In lite . south, freer movements In industrial , ssive betterment in i transportation facilities and fuel supplies j signalize the week's developments, as i for some time past, oruinary operations are overshadowed by governmental work, with readjustments of outputs in divers industries still being made in conformity with the exigencies of war;' but even so, the general order of things is forward, the northwest, the southwest, I'aclllc west and south being conspicuous in this respect. Textiles continue to soar in price, and as the government has prior ity rights In supplies, civilian trade is confronted not only by extraordinary quotations but Inability to get goods. Ketall trade In seasonable goods tends to expand, particularly where warm weather baa prevailed; but taking developments by and large, the Improvement is not wholly uniform. However, numerous re ports agree that stocks of winter goods have been well cleaned out. "Farm work, especially in tha warm tones of the south, southwest and Pacific west, is progressing favorably, and all j Indlcatlona point to strong efforts to In- . crease supplies of food, while at tho j same time moislurs over the winter-I Thursday, March 14, Bog SalesDay Your OPPORTUNITY for PROFIT and PATRIOTISM r.rry county in Tennessee is having a s.ilcs day. This county is doing hrr share. .Men who have breeding hogs for sale will bring them to market; nun who want to buy will be there. The outlook is for high prices for pork and the Government desires a big supply. Pork production may be the turning point of the WAR for ICTORY. Hankers and merchants are co-operating. Here Is (he Place of Sale in Hamilton County: FoustYarnell Stock Yard 9B0eonCkgA.M. St. Elmo Avenue Any Hors for Sale? HAS BIGGfiST JOB I IN THE U. S. NAVY Rear Admiral C. W. Parks, recently appointed to one of the biggest and most responsible Jobs in the United States navy. He is chief of the bu reau of navy yards, docks and con struction of Washington, D. C, where he was summoned from Honolulu, Hawaii. wheat belt has improved prospects for that plant, which seems to have come through the winter In good Bhape. South ern produce Is moving more freely to market, and foodstuffs, other than pork products, tend downward in price. "Conspicuously strong organized plans for the third liberty loan drive, which Is t open April 6, are under way. The stock market is dull, but price undercur rents do not disclose any great degree of weakness, and in fact the situation is deemed to have been improved by. the enactments of the finance, corporation and railway bills. Business failures are far below normal, and bank clearings continue to outstrip the comparative lev els Of one and two years ago, the south and Pacific west being well to the front in percentages of gain. Early Crop Reports. "Last week's reports of relatively good conditlbns ruling for winter wheat as the closed season draws to an end are rein forced by later advices. In the central ) weBt the reports are that the plant Is greening up well, and the long continued snow cover, followed by good rains, has made for a fairly 'good appearance of the crop. .Winter wheat killing is little com plained of east of the Mississippi river. Even in the southwest, where the condi tion Is low enough in .all reason, recent ! moisture has made for improvement, this being noted in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. "In the south the week's warm weather has allowed a distinct advance in condition' of early crops and in prep arations for this year's planting. Corn planting is general in the far south, ; and some. is already up to a good stand. Early vegetables look well despite last winter's frost damage. The plant-a-garden campaign has start ed with a will in Texas and other south ern states, and a large planting of food crops seems probable in that section. Winter oats suffered a good deal from cold weather. The statistics of supply of wheat, corn and oats carried over on farms on March 1 reveal larger stocks than a year ago of wheat and record stocks of corn and oats. Business Failures. Business failures for the week ending March '7 were 243, which compares with 250 last week, 273 in the like week of 1917, 352 in 1316, 385 in 1915 snd 274 in 1914. , Wheat and Corn Exports. "Wheat, Including flour, exports from the United States, only partial returns available, for the week ending March 7, as reported to Bradatreet's. Journal, ag gregate 2.600,118 bus'hels, against 2,838, 894 bushels lust week and 6,619,053 bush els this week last year. For the thirty six weeks ending March 7 exports, cor rected, are 165:091,116 bushels, against 252.585.973 bushels in the corresponding period laat year. Corn exports for the week are 564,000 bushels, against 158.821 bushels last week and 1,284,188 bushels in 1917. For the thirty-six weeks ending March 7 corn exports are 16,475,250 bushels, against 35,655,316 bushels last year." I V ixmt (taw Many Stars on Your Service FSag ? A War Savings Stamp Certificate should be your per sonal Service Flag. Have you one? If so, hpw nlany stamps have you pasted on it? Remember, that our coun try cannot win the world cannot be rid of tyranny unless j-ou are willing to loan money to your Government. jg HAMILTON NATIONAL BANK Chattanooga, Tenn. Capital $ 1,000,000 Surplus 600,000 Resources Over 15,000,000 Want to Buy? HONOR AMERICANS ; : Members of Standardization Board Guests in London London, March 12. -The members of the American standardization board, who are now In England, were tha guests of honor at a reception given last night by their English colleagues. Among those present were Winston Spencer Churchill, the minister of mu nitions, and prominent British engi neering experts. Speeches were mado by Col. Churchill, F. W. Diffen'and An drew Weir and representatives of France and Italy. Col. Churchill, In discussing: air raids. said that allied superiority in the air is shown by the ease with which al lied airmen continually bomb interior German towns in broad daylight, while the Germans only are able, with diffi culty, to reach English and French cities at night. . r Mr. Dlffen described the present war as ons in which 85 per cent, depended upon self-effort and IB per cent, on mil itary effort. He declared the secret of victory was to combine these two with 100 per cent, efficiency. 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