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f H IS CHATTANOOGA NEWS
TUESDAY, JULY , THI.
RAINS OCCUR OVER
Misses tnei and Kdda Dale, of Nash
ville, ami three brother, M. C. Dale,,
Jr., Duncan Dale and Bryan Dale, of
Favorable for Fair Weather
Over This Section Tonight
The body of Cleo Uunks, 4-months-Uld
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. H.
Hanks, of St. Klmo, who died Monday
morning nt J In local hospital, has
been sent to Kelly, Tenn.. for interment
6 a.m. .
I am .
In a.m. .
mldlty, 1 p.m.,
p.m., clean hu-
Oliver Whickwire Keieler.
Funeral service over the body of
OliVar Whlckwiro Kesslcr, ID-months-old
aon of Mr. and Mra. O. J. Keaaler,
who died Monday morning at the home
ol hia parents, 2008 l-'oust street, were
held from the residence Tneadnv after
noon at '1. The Interment took place
In White Oak cemetery.
Lookout Mountain Readings
(For Twenty-Four Hours landing 7 a.m.)
Highest temperature 78
Lowest temperature S7
Fair and little clmmie in temperature
tonight and Wednesday.
The river will fn II over the lower river
and over the upper river during thl Ql xt
thirty -alx houra.
Mr. W. D. Robert, Sr.
Kuneral services over the bodv of
Mrs. W. 1). Roberts, Sr., who died Hon
da) morning at 11:30 at her home, 504
I Kyle street, after a long Illness, will
he held from the Third Presbyterian
church, corner Oak and Baldwin
streets, Wednesdny morning- at 11.
1 The pallhears will be E. M. Carothcrs,
k. waterbouae, o. v. oehmig, H. L.
, Frank, J. U Hudson and H. F. Law
rence. Surviving Mrs. Roberta are her hus
band, two daughters. Mrs. L. E. Misen
hatner and Mrs. H. O. Tntutn. both of
; Atlanta, and a son, W. D. Roberta, Jr.,
who is now Itatloned ni Camp flordon,
CHATTANOOGA NAVAL BOY
ON LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Andrew Oarothers Home From
East Saw Robert Shackle
ford and Oarl Blessing.
Temperature for twenty-four
80; lowest last night,
Select Iota on easy paymente.
NEWSPAPER MEN TO BE
Another well-known Chattanooga
hoy who enlisted In the navy la home
on leave of absence Andrew M. Ca
rot hern, of 6-'6 McCallle avenue, eon of
Thomas M. Carothers, He has been
stationed at a suhmurinc engine manu
facturing plant at New London, Conn.,
where he has been engaged as a coat
inspector with the rank of yeoman. The
engines are being manufactured by a
private concern on a cost-plus-percent
age basis, and several such inspectore
are employed to see that the govern
ment pays for only what It really gets
and cannot be the victim of fraud. He
was transferred frpm active service In
the navy on account of weak eyes, hut
Is now t lying, to get Into the non
fiying section of the naval aviation
corps In order to go acrose.
While in New London he met up
with Robert Sharklerord, son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Shackleford, of Wal
den's ridge. The mountain boy has
been relieved from active duty and as
signed to recruiting work In Boston.
He is a warrant gunner.
Carothers said that he also saw Carl
Blessing on shore leave while In the
east. Blessing is a member of the
crew of submarine chaser No. 4.
SOLDIERS ALL TO HAVE
SIX MONTHS' TRAINING
With over 1,000,000 men In France,
facilities there are becoming more
burdened and there I llttlo room for
untrained troops. Under the new policy
draftees will be put through an inten
sive six months' training courae the
unfit weeded out and the remaining
fighting men sent ucros for a abort
finishing period behind the lines.
WAR REVIEW TERSELY GIVEN BY
THE TWO LEADING NEWS SERVICES
FORECAST OF GREAT FOOD
CROPS CENTER INTEREST
Washington, July 9. A reduction of
40,000,000 bushels 0 prospective wheat
harvest was shown today In the de
partment of agriculture's July forecast,
which is 111, 000,000 bushels, compared
with 931,000 bushels forecast In
June. Deterioration during June ro-
Hlieo.l I hr nrfiuiui.'tli winter u hciil
crop by 30.000,000 bushels and the t!",!"fi.,r
spring w heat crop by 10,000,000 bushels.
The corn harvest promises to be the
largest on record, with a total of 3.160.-
000,000 bushels, as forecast for the flrsl
time this season by the government.
French troops hit the Ocrman llnea
a smufehlng blow early this morning In
the area almost directly north of Purl,
where the Hermans were stopped after
five days of righting In their thrust
toward the capital in the last and least
successful of all their 1918 offensives,
i; .t iiioiiiij tiKu.
The attack was delivered along a
two-und-a-half-mile front and at some
points Oen. Pctuiu's troops pushed into
the enemy positions for the distance of
a mile Two farms were captured and
a i ounter-attack which was delivered
of them was repulsed.
Some 4T.0 prisoners were taken.
The area chosen for the blow was
just south of the Mai river region,
torthWOet of the Compelgne forest, on
llu front between Montdidler and the
Olse. The point of the tierman wedge
Th . , . .. n I. .. I . n . . .
smaller than planted last year, the total I'r". V? h'Te,.ln the neighborhood of
being 113,835,000 acres.
Anlbelul und it was lust to the west
Wheat remaining on farms July 1 Is ! of i'1!8, !",n' JtrULc 'ne c,'nPcig!ie
i uhii iiuii in,- ii iiiuic in, mains
i valuable positions on both sides of the.
63: mean, 72.
Corresponding date lust year: Highest.
86; lowest. 68: mean, 77. Washington. July 9. The question
Normal for this date. 7. j has been raised here as to whether
Accumulated excess in mean tempera- newspaper editors and reporters will be
ture since Jan. 1 (degreesi, 87. classified as being engaged in "noncs-
ttelatlve humidity iper cent.). 7 p.m., 1 sentlal" occupations. It develops upon
71; 7 a.m.. 70. Investigation that such classification
Precipitation for twenty-four hour ' would be upon the responsibility of the
ending 7 a.m. today (Inches). O n. 0,.u boards themselves and In contra-
Total precipitation since Jan. 1. i ventlon with what the provost mar-
(Inchesl, 26.52. j shal-genernl construes to he the spirit
Accumulated deficiency Is 3.55 Inclie. I of his recent order in respect to "pro-
nignest wina velocity iw twenty-four ilurtive" occupations.
CLASSED AS ESSENTIAL This Means Expansion of Fort
Oglethorpe and Other
hours ending 7 a.m. today, eighteen miles.
River stage at 7 a.m. tfeet), 8.7.
Fall in twenty-four hours (feet)
In the first place, the provost mar
shal has made no ruling whatever as to
"essential" occupations, but he has
made a ruling as to "productive" activ
ities. He holds, and has ruled, that
men engaged lu occupations such as
ushers, dancing teachers and similar
employments which are nonproductive
of essentials to the war. must lose their
status as being classified In the fourth
class and he placed in class A. and
made subject to draft.
The view of the provost marshal-
The crest -of the high pressure area !, J' , u"" " ' "'m"n
in ,,. .,. ., . ,:. of newspaper editors and reporter Is
productive, In that the work Is one that
is essential to the successful prosecu
tion of the war. the Interruption of
which when newspapers are doing
Moderately low atmospheric pressure
overlies the Atlantic states with the cen
ter of depression over the lower St.
Lawrence valley. (ieneral rains have
occurred over the southeastern portion
of the country: hesvy amount Cell at
Charleston, S. C.
still continues over the northwest with
but little change but over the south cen
tral states the pressure has Increased
rauslng lower temperature over the
ower Mh-stsslppl valley and northeast
ward Into the Ohio valley.
Conditions are favorable for fair
weather over this section tonight and
Wednesday with but little chiingc In temperature.
(Special to The News.)
Washington, July 9. The newly an
nounced policy of the war department
to require six months' training of ev
rry soldier before he is sent overseas
will result m the expansion of all
southern training ramps, Fort Oglc
t borne included, It was announced by
the war department today.
Camps Hancock and tiordon will be
those included In the general achrme
of enlargement. It wns said, but every
concentration camp will receive its
shar? of new recruits. Officials are
reticent In regard to what number of
troops' will he received at Fort Ogle
thorpe, but it is known that many
unite will be :ent to this post for final
The present practice of rushing
troops across with only three weeks
or more tcnining Is to be abolished
now that a fighting force of consider
able strength has been placed in the
Until the first million men were
landed this government desired speed
above everything and men were hur
estimated at 8,283,000 bushels.
Acreage planted to various crops
and announced for the first time arc:
Corn. 113,835,000; white potatoes, 4.-
113,000; sweet potatoes. 959,000; to
bacco. 1,452.900; flax, LMT.OMl rice, 1,-
Condition on July 1 of the various
crops was announced as follows:
Winter wheat, 79.5 percent, of u nor
mal: spring wheat. 86.1; all wheat. 81.9;
corn, 87.1; oats. 85.5; barley, 84.7; rye,
80.8; white potatoes. 87.6; sweet pota
toes. 86.4; tobacco, 83.1; flax, 79.8; rice,
91.1; hay, 82.2; apple. 69.7; peaches.
The forecasts of production an
nounced todny. and statistics of last
crop diuantlties In millions of bushels,
I. e., mlllioms omitted) follow:
The attacking forces were assisted
by tanks in their drive. Apparently all
the terruln gained hus been maintained
There has been considerable artillery
lighting and raiding along this front
In the past few days but this morn
ing's was the first Infantry operation of
note that haa occurred there since the
Germans' June offensive was crushed
on the Matz, largely through the ef
fective counter-attack delivered on the
third day of the offensive along the line
to the northwest of Antheull towards
(International Now Hervlco.)
The French are steadily wiping out
the gam.-, which the Cerinans made in
their latest offenalvc between Montdi
dler and the Alane river, which began
on June 9, but which collapsed shortly
Another slice of German-held terrl
Make Your Own
You oen Hit nk at herns e tall quart at
tcft ud fai loilaotaoaou bug killer, sneuab
a aui a minion nee nu. Ann. Koachat and nee.
Cetlrelr dirTaraet from pi hur prapirMioat told
lth lately to rid your pat dog oYlee.
aa bug klUer. a reel
nroioming Strang tn Mr. ibli cooalca! Il not
JJuwd poiaon and oan b uudon animal lit.
not rot, bur or Mala
Procure nf i
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taken by the French early today, when leUghe bug. and ihur e This now cbaa
they attacked over a front of two ' p- P- H "I" ridth woraMefMiad bouaa a
and a half miles, advancing to a depth ff2E i,f ieeVS a'Satfrg'Mr
sairaol mat druggut (boat iwemeee feekega
l0 fpaaky Bevlu- Qulatu.) ImUt oa
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iiuimneni iniki.i iirinicai. imriy auoovarrd. tfit will put tie ei
of i hi
of 1,800 yards, capturing two fortified tnd nrevoeia hatching
fu rms and 450 prisoner. Impossible for Bad Bug. Ann. Fioa and Roach
This was only me of a series of . to MM with the nanpar una of P D 0. Yeul
successful operations that French " or b tan gat ii tor you Owlch.ml
have been carrying out in that area , 31, " Te H0,,1fc,d, J .i.i c. .h
during the past fortnight. l, or by rfltts & Wiahl Co. and
Not only are the German battle line , otber leading druggist (Adv.)
being pushed back, but the French s:
position at Complegne Is being stead
ily strengthened and the tierman hope
of straightening their front between i
Montdidler and the Maine river Is
growing more and more slender daily.
Winter wheat 557
Spring wheat .134
All wheat 891
White potatoes 406
Sweet potatoes 92.1
Tobacco (pounds) ....1,187
May (tons) 102
Apples (total) 195
The new advance will serve etill
further to protect the Important rail
way Junction of Kstrees-St. Denis,
which Ilea seven miles southwest of
AnthaulL Farther to tho southeast,
along the line, the French continued
to develop their success of yesterday,
gaining additional ground on the
Marne front, east of the Ketz forest by
forcing the tierman back further in
the vicinity of the Chnvlgny farm.
The French war office renorts con-
s.5 slderable artillery fighting west and
"6.3 i north of Chateau-Thlerrv on he Mania
94.9 from. It Is In this aector thst the
185 Americans on this front arc holding
45.1 several miles of the line.
On the British front the chief de
velopment was a continuation of the
heavy Ueiynan cannonading in the
It was In this district that the Aus
tralians have been alowly advancing
their lines, following the Initial gain
on the Fourth of July, when Aus
tralian and American troop threw
the tlermi.ns out of Hume) and adja
cent piecea of wood ground. If. as
some European war critics believe, tho
the next big (Jorman effort will be to
push along the Somme vally, towards
Abbeville, the Teutons will find their
wny blocked by very strong positions,
thnnksrto the successes of the British
colonials during the fighting of the
Several Big Bargalne In Used
Pianos. Easy Terme.
L. L. ALNUTT
111 East Seventh Street
Than tiny MnUlil
era uparlnr to laitim
of Copaiba, Culrtb or
RELIEVES In (mIDYJ
24 H0UR3 th W
tamo dlutie wltt
eut Incon vinlano. W
Soli hv mil drmQc'.Hl.
French troops again have been suc
cessful in a resumption of the "nib
bling tactics" which the allied com
mand has followed while the ticrmans
Weather for Four States.
Washington, July 9. Forecast;
Tennessee Fsir tonight and Wednes
day, little change In temperature.
Kentucky Fair tonight and Wednes
day, little change in temperature.
G e o r g i a Partly cloudy tonight;
Alabama Fair tonight and Wednce
day, Uttle change In temperature.
FOOD PRICES NAMED
FOR ANOTHER WEEK
, their nmt in aidiiiR in tho war would
1 sertoutly Impair tha well hoint? nf th;
Country. All countries ens-iffd in the! ried across almost an soon ns they had
war have taken thin position, it whs been fitted out with uniforms and
slated, and when the question arises, j equipment. No unseasoned men were
should it do so. such w ill be th position i placed in the Ryhthlf line, however,
declared for this country through the I Military officials worked on the theory
the office of the provost, mnrshal-sren-1 that men can he trained faster within
oral. the fljfhtir.p zone than at liome.
U. S. CONSUL LEAVES
TIFLIS FOR MOSCOW
U'llnrlnn lntv 0 t.Vllv 1711-
loughi.v Smith. I nited States consuF P-fP'ife for a new blow. The fighting
at Tiflis. Russia, has arrived at Mos- i " !"p, wctern tront, nowever.
cow, where he Is assisting In "the work I 8,111 ? "lch localized from the eii-
of the consulate, according to an an- !.my "nrB ,omP1 no mmca. ons rnai me
Important positions on a front of two
miles to a depth of two-thirds of a
nounccment today at the state depart
ment. Mr. Smith left Tiflis with the
members of the consular fo.ces of all
There have been no further decisive
developments on the Italian front, but
much Interest is now being directed
toward the Balkan theater of war,
where the allies have organized some
strong offensive operations.
The extent which the allied cam
paign In Macedonia will assume is
still a matter of doubt. The Initial
attacks were delivered In southern
Albania, where Italians and French
are holding the allied lines. The
Austrian war office admits a with
drawal "from some advojiced posi
tions" In that zone and apparently
the allies are preparing to widen the
scope of their enterprise.
The long period of inactivity on the
Balkan front has been a puzzle, often
commented upon by British war
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25c 50c $1.00
As a result of the turbulent condi
tions in Russia it is impossible to tell
what will be the outcome of the
counter-revolutionary movement. It
is apparently growing in volume,
especially In the Mosrow district and
In Ukralnla, where heavy force of
It Is understood at the state depart
ment that Vice-Consul Hooker A. Doo
reason of Longpont, northeast of VII-
lers-Cotterets. The sector on which
the gain was made Is just south of'
the allied nations when the OvmH S.nnllf,"? til WU-Oermn troope are said to
military forces advanced on that city. , " ' . '"' "v' ',lalchl"R "" Klfv'
NEWS of WORLD MARKETS
nuie accompanied Mr. .miiu. v. onsm .,.. ,, m.t, ..i -t msHo l.n
William L. Jenkins has left Trehlzond , portant locn, Raln ln ,he rPa.,on of
to Join the consular forces at Moscow- st. I'lerre Aigle and northward for six
It was said at the state department miJes toward the Alsne. No counter
that no apprehension was felt for the ! attacks have been made by the enemv,
safety of these men at present. nor hag hP struck back nt the Aus-
ii, in. ins in wieu new pwufM anuicie
RAILROAD SHARES WERE
STRONG AT OPENING
Board of Control Meets and Es
tablishes Prices at Which
Dealers Should Sell.
The board controlling food prices in
Chattanooga and Hamilton county met
New York, July 9. Railroad ihftm
were firm to strong at the opening of
today' markyt on reports that the gov
ernment will soon ratify a satisfactory
form of contract with the transporta
tion systems of the country. St. Paul
prtJfolTtd Rained 3 points and the issues
of various other roads rose from frac
tions to points. The balance of the
CORN TRADERS ASSUME
A WAITING ATTITUDE
and named the following prices at which list was irregular, equipment, shippings.
aeairrs re expected to handle the com
Sugar JS.17 10 Q II
12 lb "K f;. iff !W)
24 lb J.tfi $1.61 r,l. 6;
lb 2.91 C3.00 3.21 H
1C lb 43 U
12 lb 48 if, an
24 lb t fjll.in i.ki frl.ao
Oomp 2ft 244 30 (!i 3,'i
Pure 23i 2T',i 33 a 30
.I''at Backs. 2'n (n 2H ,i vi
Hellies . !6 'ii 2;i 32 I& 36
Hams . 23 . 2S W 30
Hams 3a fj 33 37 40
Bacon . . 32 S 33 40
Breakfast 37 'n 47 43 (Ji 60
Nw V-H 24 3 . 3'j
O'eo 27 fl 32 33 Hi 40
Creamery 46 a si 55 r,,
Cheese 27 'n 32 r 4
33 9 to
I'lnia 15 I H (ti 20
I'ink 0 13 15
Navy 13 18 & 20
ox 03 10
i o ItHfl 13
16 ox 08 If
Orlts. hulk. 6i 714
iornflakes 12 2-3 is
Cracked ..01 u q ,,,
Whole .... 11114 ,,,.,, ,- '
Evaporated Fruit- "'U
Peaches ..13 1 if, on
Apis. Sox 1 -
Corn Syrup 10
1',4-lb. can IP, ii
5-lb. can.. 37V4 10
10-lb can. 70 t a .
llk ' t II
Baby size. 41, ,
Tall size.. 10', ,5
- J I l
I OBITUARY I
tobacco and specialties reacting vuriably
Liberty bonds eased slightly.
Equipments and rails, especially United
Stales Steel and Coalers contributed to
1 1j- better tone of the early afternoon.
Mexican Pel toleum. American Can and
numerous minor specialties also respond- j
u n, n 1 uenmriu mil DUIIIUO a AMaa rt tr DDircc r,M rur uirn
Tobacco was gin under pressure. "ANGE OF PRICES ON THE CHICAGO
Halls eased in the last hour on the un- BOARD OF TRADE.
Chicago, July 9 To grea extent,
traders in corn assumed a waiting atti
tude today and avoided commitments
until after the issuance of the govern
ment crop report this afternoon. Open
ing prices which vailed from unchanged
figures to o lower with August $1.53
to $1.54. and September $1.54'fil.55.
were followed by a material setback all
around and then a moderate rally.
Oats eased down a little with corn.
After opening unchanged to Ue lower
with August 69ifi7nc. the market de
clined slightly further and recovered
Weakness of grain and hogs tnmed
provisions down grade. The chief drop
was in pork.
New York. July 9. Reports ot bene
ficial rains In the eastern belt and the
official anonuncement of price-fixing In
r'or several weeks the net-mans have
been drilling and Instructing special
attacking divisions behind the tierman
lines, leaving the front positions to be
guarded by mediocre troops. German
aerlnl activity has decreased in the
past few days and It is probable the
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cotton goods were considered responsible alrmrn , nrc ninlln(r ready for the
for a sharp nreaa at me opening 01 in 1 npx, onsa,lg;ht. Tnr, riermnn srtlllei
cotton market today. Urst price were flre haR increased to above normal only
barely steady at an advance 01 points
on July, but generally 39 to i0 points
lower, and July broke to 27.00c. after the
call, or 71 points net lower
on certain sectors.
favorable crop reports, industriiils. ship
ping snd specialties also reacting mod
erately. The Closing was steady. Liberty
3H sold at 99. U to nil. 62; flrsl and sec
ond Is at 94 to 94.10 snd 4Vjs at 96 to
NEW YORK STOCK LIST.
American Beet Sugar
American Car and Foundry.
American Smelting and Kefg
American T. and T
Atl., (iulf and W. Indies
Baltimore arid Ohio
Bethlehem Steel "B"
c. nt 1:1 1 Leather
Chesapeake and Ohio
C Mil. and Bt. Paul 42
C, It. I. anil Pac 23
Chino Copper 40
Colorado Fuel and Iron 47
' ' I WWV t 1 4
' Crucible Steel 101 u
Cuba Cane Sugar Z
Ieneral Bleetrio 146 1,
( General Motors 154T
Creat Northern pfd 30
Cieat Northern Ore Ctfs 32
Illinois cnlra 96
Inapiratlon Copper 4rs4
Int. Her, Marine 27',
Int. Her. Marine pfd 103's
International paper 36
Kennecott Copper 33U
Louisville and Nashville 115U
Maxwell Motors 30
nezican Petroleum .
Missouri Pacific . . .
rsew "iork Central .
Norfolk and Western
Ohio Cities Ga ...
J. C. Kair. Ra Consolidated Copper'!!!! 24V,
News of the death of J. C. Kaiser. Rep i?on ' and' StMl ' ' '
brother of J. A. Kaiser, of Chattanooga. SlneUIr oil "nd running
haa been received here. Mr. Kaiser Southern Pacific,
passed away Saturday afternoon at r, Southern Railway' !'.!!!'.!
at his home In Tuscumhia, Ala Sur- i;.1 Ild,'baker Corporation .
vivlng him arc his wife and three .r!!!;!?'"Aee CoDPr
children. The body wns laid to resl Too no Vh,,;,
Sunday afternoon In the Tuscumhia i 1 nmV ? PaVin?"0'"
cemetery. ITnlted Cigar Store' ."'! !
u. 9. ind. Alcohol 124J,
. Mne.i .-.Hues iiunner 59
United States SteeJ
Wabash Pfd. "A"
Mite Ernestine Dale.
The body of Miss Ernestine Dale,
aged 24, who died Monday morning in
a local hospital, was sent from Wann's Westlnghouse Bleetrio
tunerai residence to Nashville on thci " '".vs-wveriand ..
Dixie Klyer for Interment. MIsb Dale ll"','!?'"!, Tnba,'eo
was a teacher in the public schools of A i",n,i?.V"n"i.rJ"4
S"S!0"ei " '"e PU0J'? ,,(:nO0," r Gldf States Steel 11"
nt. Mr .nH Mr. M VV rT , Par", S"h"-''1 Air Line hi
ents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Dale, of sins. Shef Steel and Iron Kiv
Nashville; three sisters. Miss Gertrude! Culled Fruit , '""
Dale, an attorney-at-law In the office Virginia. Caro. Chem ". '! 50
wt .WUUame & TJiompion, 0 ihla city, I N. X., M. H, and H, 374
Sept. . . ,
Open. High. Low. Close. I
1.53 1.35'i 1.11 1.53'
1.54 l.HVl 1-54 1.557, j
69 71 69 71 !'
69', 70 69 70
25 . 95
24. 45 24.72 24.45
New York. July 9 -Itaw sugar, steadv:
centrifugal. 6 055c; fine granulated, 7.50c.
NEW YORK PRODUCE.
New York, July 9. Butter.jjflrm; re
ceipts, 16,412: creamery, hlghef'than ex
tras. 4545c; creamery extras, 29
ncore. 44.4c; nrsts. 431114c.
It Is not unlikely the enemv will de-
Stop loss 1 pend on the element of surprise in the
orders were uncovered by the decline in , impending Mow. as he did on March
new crop months with October selling off: 21 and in the attack against tho Che
from 24.55c to 24.13c, snd December from mln des Dames. While the Germans
24.00c to 23.77c, or 63 to 64 points net have boon spreading reports of an nt
iower. The prices fixed for cotton goods tnek against the British. It is now
for hnslneas un to the beginning of Oc- ; known they have not constructed de-
tober were ald to represent declines of fenslve works on the front between
about 20 to 30 per cent., but such sc- Solssnns and Rhelms. The ustinl In
tlon had been quite generally expected j torvnl between enemy offensive move
and opinion was divided as to whether ",,"nt "Pi""''- ,
the break was more largely due to this f-nte-ntc airmen are keeping up an
feature or the favorable crop reports. active bombardment of the area be
There was a moderate demand from "5? 1,'"PK' n,ltl?h mr
trade sources which helped tn absorb the "Knl,n have l"rv.a",' fiermnny. dropping
early offerings and the market turned bombs on Isalser T-aiitorn. east-of
firmer during the middle morning on the -Metx. and on laixembnrg. In aerlnl
forecast for dry weather in the south- I fighting British and French airmen
west. Some of' the early sellers on the . have accounted for twentv-flve Oer
beai lsh view of the price-fixing an-1 man machines. Patrol activity and
nouncement were buyers on the rally orn, operations are Increasing in nnm-
wnicn carried juiy up to ir.eeo, or wnn-j i, .... n, ..,..,, r ,
In 6 points of last night's closing, while 1 '.pr ' " ,t"' 1 'linn mountain front. On
October sold at 24.57c and Decemher at I 11'1' Piave Hie AustrlanS. It Is
24.27c about 45 to 44 points above the I estimated, lost 20,000 men killed,
early low level. The volume of business I wounded and prisoner In the notions
then tapered off with later fluctuations last week. In which they were driven
irregular. I hack across the river, relieving some-
The detailed weather reports showing whnt the pressure against Venice.
mill ttii'l iiii.ii', 1 till lli'l It l ill fri III
Texas 1M to re no wed ooverinK during
the early afternoon. October aold up to
24.60c, and December to 24.15c, maklnR
flrivnnrAa nf tA tn A1 nnlnl ti... In...
level of the morning and a recovery to i Positions have been maintained on the
t I t M.tt m. . T I..,!, ,.1,4,. . t !,!..;.. .....I 11 1.4 . ......
Tn western Albania French and Ital
ian troops are withstanding stronc
counter attacks by the Austrlnns. All
within 20 or 25 points of yesterday's heights of Bolnla and slight progress
NEW ORLEANS COTTON.
New Orleans, July 8 Prices were de-
Various reports of happenings In
nussln on account of the murder of
Gorman Ambassador Von Mlrhach lack
Kggs. strong: receipts. 19.059; freah- nil.rtm.
(tared extras. 45c; fresh gathered. re q nsC
pressed to the extent of 57 to 62 points official conflrmntlon. Germany, nppnr
in me cotton market today, during the j ently, has "not vet acted. An advance
con Jrf h2"L2!i ?2$n2Xi by s,'".1rB k",: Kward Moscow has not been reported,
couraged by scattered rains over the bet; ., i,,,,i.-i tk. -, ,,.,. v... h.A i-.t
and a bearish view of the price-fixing an- I th c'Prmnn lnvo, nn '"
nounced by the war Industries hoard on I fT, f troops near Smolensk, 250
cotton cloths. No suport came from any t u"" nr sioscow.
ui r-packed. extra
flrsts, 43ifi44c; do.
The market turned nuiet hut .teadv
wnn a slight upward tendency. At 1
Zv." 24'r"2c' d0' verage run. 24 At a level 57 to 65 point, down early
Lookout Refinery Blaze
Live nOllllrV. flrni- l,r,.!l
fowls, tie; roosters. 24c; turlievs 28W
30c; dressed, quiet; prices, unchanged.
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
'hlengo. July 8. Hogs Reeelnt
sellers were profit-takers. The market
renctea moderately, standing at noon at
a net decline of 36 to 39 point. .
NEW ORLEANS COTTON FUTURES
New Orleans. July 9 Cotton futures
time Monrfav h..u; . " s ''"r,y "aoy: my, 27.00c; octo
lll.TK4trI7.A ..... i . M u ' Zl7 '
16 ?r,. llo-l.. lij ec7.'.. in.iij'fi 'inu ,0.111 11. j.iOC
........ ,.,,,, .in.M.j 1 i
1 . ... 1 1 1 ft R -11...
Digs tie 1 Mi lit r.t ' ' w I
attle-Reeelpts, 14.000; herf and
butcher cattle, ste.-.de in it. i.i.u"
rillv... .1.. J.. . nr ' .... "S"I
and feeders, slow.
,neep-Reeelpts. 9.000; strong to 25c!
higher; western lambs held at 119.00; top ;
"r, VlAlHn- K.00'1 w""l"fton weth-,
Ywu, tUM, w" n vear,lnK breeding j
Liverpool. July CottOn spot, quiet
5,7 ' A'ffJ 5nort """nt. 22.87d; mld-l
-r ' '"w 'mauling, i.7Td- good
tm 'h7wi 2V21 Jr "'" ffi 20.19d. S?es
Mlbt. I W.M5Sf '50n American; re
etoaeS' an'u?.' Am'r,,!n- none. Futures
bM HmS: iSi '-'-'cmber. 19.62d; Ocfo
tract. ,a JNOV,''mb''r 1S 72rt- OM con
trsets (fixed prices), jMy, 20.89d.
QtiotattonIM' "" no
NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES
Mow VftrV Till,, A C.M.. ... - -
stockers opened barely steady; July, 27.75c; Octo-j "t1 been estimated at from J25.000 to
January, $40,000, Is covered by Insurance. The
Damage amounting to many thou
sands of dollars was done by lire of un
known rogln which broke out In the
crude oil mill of tho Lookout Oil and
Refining company Monday night about
9:30 and was not checked until more
than two hours later. The loss, which
her. 24.50c; December, 23.95c;
.u.ioc; xnarcn. 23.78c.
NEW ORLEANS SPOT COTTON
New Orleans, July 9. Spot cotton,
steady and unchanged; sales, on the
spot, 474; to arrive. 200; low middling.
25.50c; middling, 30.00c; good middling.
31.75c: receipts, 1,404; stock. 362,900.
NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES
24.13c. ' '""""'J'. t.14c; March,
NEW ORLEANS COTTON FUTURES
' , CLOSING.
ISew Or leani Julv 1 r-n.. t .
dosed steady M a djil.n "of" ! T'u
. iiinei, J3.43e: .Tannnrv m a.
NEW YORK SPOT COTTON.
New York, July 9. Spot cotton, steady
middling, 32.40c. I
Deficit Results for Eight
t Associated Press.)
Washington, July 9. Operation
cause of the lire has not been as
signed. Work of rebuilding will be he
gun at once and be completed In ample
tl mefor the rsumption of operations In
the fall. The portion of the plant In
question Is shut down during the sum
mer months, otherwise, the loss would
have been much greater. Mercer Rey
nolds Is manager of the plant nnd C. B.
Richardson Is the superintendent. Com
panies from the local 0 i department,
responding to an alarm turned In over
the Western Union system, hurried to
the scene and dl good work fighting
the flames. The automatic sprinkler
system was of valuable assistance.
At the city hospital are thirty
eight Injured negroes, twenty-eight
from Memphis. At another hosuital
are four negroes seriously injured and
seventeen with minor -Injuries.
Twenty-tWO white and negro persons
at St. Thomas hospital, mostly seri
All in On Car Dead.
In on car on this trin from
Memphis every one w killed.
There are said to have been cav
ers! women pasenger in thi
coach. Their bodie are till in the
wreck. The body of a baby wai
found in thi car.
No. 4 Violated Order.
Railroad gossip about the cause of
(he wreck was that train No. 4 vio
lated orders and passed the nvetli.g
point, said to have been the road's
shops, some distance nearer the city.
One of the passengers on he train
from Memphis. W. K. Ilutton, f Dick
son, said his train was making about
thirty miles an hour at the time.
"My coach was crowded nnd I was I
Unable to get a seat." he said. "The
aisle was Jammed and many of the j
passengers In our car were Injured. I
I was unaware of the Impending dis
aster until the crash came. There J
was an awful crash, and I was knocked!
off my feet."
Blood Over Everything.
As a doctor dressed his cut hand,
Mr. Hutton described the panic among
th passengers following the crash.
Many went through closed windows,
he said, and blood covered everything.
Another passenger on the same
"The whistle of the Memphis train I
started shrieking at least a minute
before the engines met In the head-on j
"I dropped to the floor with the
crash and that was all I remembered
until a few minutes later when I re
covered mv senses. It was horrible.
Men were mounlng pitifully and
Jammed against me were bodies of
two men badly mangl "d. I went out
through a window."
Doctors Rushed to Scene.
The. wreck occurred at 7:15 o'clock,
on the Dutchman's grade, even miles
from Nashville. Every doctor and
nurse available In the city was rushed
to the scene with all the amuuiances.
Train No. 1 was cast-bound from Mem
phis and St. Louis. No. 4 wns bound
from Nashville to Memphis. Both en
gines and two baggage cars were com
pletely wrecked. A combination coach
on No. 4, filled with while and negro
passengers, was ripped from end to
end. Several coaclies were icicscopcu
and passengers are being cut out with
Six passenger coaches in all were
demolished and two cars of No. 1
caught fire and were burned.
Wrecking crews and volunteers
worked heroically In the wreckage to
rescue the Injured.
Engineer Dave Kennedy, of No. 1.
was found under a boiler. He cannot
recover, it Is thought. Two Pullman
coaches escaped serious damage.
The entire crew of No. 4 was killed.
By meeting the following require
ment the right man can connect
with nationally known high-grade
New York concern offering a $10,-000-a-year
1. He must be able to call at reg i-
lar Intervals, either himself or by
employing representative agents, on
the buyers of department, trunk
and bag, clothing, shoe, specialty
and drug stores In his field.
2. He must be able to hire and keep
conscientiously at work a corps of
3. He must be able to finance the
carrying of merchandise stock to
the extent of $1,000.
To such a man we are In position
lo offer the control of sales distribu
tion covering our well-known line of
specialties that by the aid of our
widespread advertising and co-operation
should easily net the early in
Our sale director Is on his way to
your city, hence early applications
for an Interview on this subject are
solicited, (living your phone number
may be of advantage. Addre
New York Manufacturer,
New York City,
P. 0. Box 115,
Mdion Square Branch.
Atlantic City Resorts.
Arecognized standard of ej&xlkQcel
oine to Aijanriccny
nd enjoy the delights jf the
and enjoy Line delignts & thi
Worlds Seaside RettoDoil?
HOTEL ST. CHARLES
With its now absolutely fireproof
addition. Entire block on ocean
front. The final expression in hotel
appointment, service and comfort.
Always open, illustrated literature.
WILLIAM A. LEACH. Manager.
Elect SAM I. WHITMAN
SHERIFF and knock out the few
politician who are trying to control
the public office of thi city and
the eight Interstate express companies AMERICAN WARSHIP GOES TO
nunng January. 1918, resulted In a
deiicil of l,.17.7r.7, the Interstate com
merce commission reported today. Only
the Southern Express company made a
profit during the month, Its operating
Income being $S9,,30. The largest loss
was sustained hv the Ameriran Express
company, 7r.2.4!i. Recelnts from rx-
nress chnrges by all of the cnmnnnlo
ARGENTINE FOR CELEBRATION
Huenos Aires, July 8, (Mondny). An
American wnrshlp arrived here today
for a visit of courtesy to Argentine In
connection with the anniversary of the
Argcntlan Independence day which
Vlce-Admirnl William It. fnprrton,
luting the month was Il7.fi4n.00fl i LJ. S. N., will uriive. from Chile to-
agalnst $10,626,000 ln the same month i morrow to take uurt ln the cclcbia-
of 1S1I ltiorn
OPENED FOR THREE DAYS
The registration books for the three
.lava' supplemental registration oi
August elections were opened Tuesday
morning In the various wards, pre
cincts and voting places. During tho
forenoon registrations came In slowly,
growing more brisk at noon.
WEATHER BUREAU HIT
BY EFFECTS OF WAR
The weather bureau seems to have
been hit pretty hard by the. war. Fore
caster I'lndcll has been trying for n
week or more to find a boy for messen
ger. Tho position pays 140 per month
aand is under civil service rules.
In New York City
A Good Room with Bath
at $2.00 to $3.00 Per Day
is Hard to Find
But those who have been there will
tell you "V0u can get
them" at the
Bet. 5th Ave. and Broadway
Homelike, Modern, Fireproof, Cen
tral, near Theatt ea and hopa.
Best of Foods at Fair Prices.
Write for Booklet to
DANIEL P. RITCHEY, Prop.
73rd St. Broadway 74th St.
New York City
SUBWAY EXPRES8 STATION.
MAGNIFICENT FIREPROOF HO
TEL, CONTAINING 1,400 ROOMS
SITUATED IN THE VERY CEN
15 0' TOWfi, CONVENIENT
TO ALL SHOP8 AND THEA
TRES. Rooms and Bath,
$2.50 per day
For 2 Persons,
$4.00 per day
Canadian Money I Accepted at
This Hotel Without Di.oount
George W. Sweeney,
L'yettB Hotel, Buffalo
Nl y-Ut v,0'l Hotel" 1 17. Vv
Roy S. Hubbell,
t-at of the Carl. Rite Hotel