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?fall Advance In
I Stock Market Is
I Waiting Signal
I iJjoiiriuuenl of Congress
I |- Relieved Deadline for
I 1 pwaril Movement
I Hv >1 W BITKIXC1UAM
I y York. Aug. 12.?<U.R) The
I market today gave further
? ..... . >n of broadening out for a
I s:- tali advance as soon as
I ss adjourns.
I Bi;> was but steady
I the outset of trading and
I f-pivact to every section of the list.
I railroads finally joining in near
I :;u> i .ose. Gains ranged to two
I -u tire general list with vol
? aine stepping tip to 790.000 shares.
I Announcement of the nonnna
I tion of Sen Hugo L. Black to the
I supreme court vacancy passed
I dly a qualm in the market
I for tiie street long since had dis
I ^ si appointment of a liberal
I to to.o bench. In fact prices rose
I tigh of the day in the fi
I : ii after the announcement
I iiad bet :i made.
I Ma or traders continue to mark
I nine and it is considered likely
I they will do so until congress ad
I jounis. but they are bullish and
I ? been adjusting their lines in
I preparation for what many be
I lieve will be a good fall market.
The fact also that buying spread
n ine of the lower priced shares
radio becoming the most active
stock with blocks up to 5.000
shares appearing? was considered
a althy sign. The lower priced
group is the section the public
generally trades in.
Many traders are watching the
rails with interest for they have
been unable to attract a following
in view of uncertainties over labor
. ? N -gotunions are underway
with the brotherhoods who are
asking a 20 per cent wage in
Wail Street believes a com
promise will be arrived at shortly
whereby the roads will grant be
?v - n 8 and 8 _? per cent increase.
Meanwhile private estimates are
that the carriers will receive about
$65.000.000 added revenue this
year as result of the bumper grain
and cotton crops.
Immediate figures for the car
riers are not too encouraging,
however, for it is estimated that
carioadings last week showed a
from the preceding week
and will total only around 765.000
The building industry is anoth
er laggard and one which presents
< nfiictmg reports, the Engineer
in- News-Record reported that
contracts awarded this week to
: laled S45.348.000 compared with
$44,041,000 in the previous week
and $41,282,000 in the correspond -
1 ing 1936 week. Against this, Dun
& Bradstreet. Inc.. reported that
building contracts awarded in July
| in 215 cities totaled $9? .282.414, a
contra-seasonal decline of 3.5 per
i cent from the June total of $94.- <
616.271 and compared with $95,
281,845 in July. 1936.
Commodity markets are under
about the same uncertainty as
stocks with cotton nervous and
around the lows since 1933 as re
sult of congressional difficulties
over a farm program.
The "street" today talked about:
Buying in Paramount on reports
that an old suit will be settled
shortly bringing about $2,000,000
to the company which is estimated
around 25 cents a share on the
common stock . . . Possibility that
Eastman Kodak will pay around
$8 per share in dividends this year
: out of earnings estimated at $10
a share . . . Ruberoid expected to
pay around $2 a share in dividends
for the year with earnings esti
mated at $2.25 a share . . . Air Re
| duction expected to show around
$3.30 a share for the year . . . So
i cony Vacuum's earnings for the
year estimated around $2.20 a
! share . . . General American
Transportation expected to earn
more than $3.80 a share for nine
Following are the offering prices
to the producers on Elizabeth City
markets at the close of business
1 hours yesterday. (
? Cor. by Love Brothers)
Alive .08-.10 1
J Calves .12-.15
Beef stock .08-.12 i
Chickens .15 I
? Cor. by Buvton White)
Field Corn?Yellcw .85 ;
White .85 !
Mixed .80 |
HIDES. WOOL. EGGS
?Cor. by W. C. Glover)
Green Hides .08!
Calf Skins .12 |
Wool?Clear .35-.37 j
H'vy to med. burry .20-.22 i
Light burry 28-.30 j
Hen Eggs .21-.22:
f 'Cor. by Thomas Crank <fc Son)
! Croakers .03
New York Stock Exchange
Leading Stocks?Closing Prices
New York, Aug. 12. ?<U.R)?
Stocks, closing prices: ]
? A ?
Am Can 109%
Am Car & F 51% 1
Am & F Pwr 9>/4 1
Am Home Pr 43% 1
Am Loco 49% !
Am Pwr &Lt 11
Am Roll Mill 39% ]
Am Smelt 98 'A 1
Ani Sugar 43% ?
Am T & T 170% :
Am Tob B 82
Am Water W l97/8
nudconua 61% ]
Armour 111 11% ]
Asso D G 18% i
Atl C Line 52%
Atl Ref 29%
Auburn Auto 16% ]
Aviation Corp 6"% ]
? B ?
Bait & Ohio 27%
Bendix Avn 20% j
Beth Steel 99% j
Boeing Air 34"% |
Borg Warner 48% <
Briggs Mfg 45% ]
? C ? j
Canada Dry 25 1
Can Pacific 12% :
Case J I 184 1
Ches & Ohio 52
Chrysler 116"% ,
Colgate P P 18% ,
Colum Gas 13% ,
Com Solv 14% i
Cong Nairn 38%
Cons Oil 15%
Cont Can 58%
Cont Mot 2%
Corn Prod 67'A
Curtiss Wr 6
? D ?
Du Pont 160% .
? E ?
Elec P & Lt 22%
? G ?
Gen Elec 57
Gen Foods 37%
Gen Motors 58 %
Goodrich 41% .
Graham Paige 3%
? H ?
Hupp Mot 4
? I ?
Int Harv 119%
Int Nickel 66%
t ^ t 11% ?
? J ?
Johns Man 136
? K ?
? L ?
? M ?
Mont Ward 65%
? N ?
Nash Kelv 18%
Nat Acme 22 %
Nat Biscuit 23%
Nat Cash Reg 36
Nat Dairy 20 %
Nat Distillers 31%
Nat P & Lt 10%
N Y Central 41%
No Amor 27
? P ?
Penn R R - 37%
Phillips Pet 62%
Public Serv 42%
? R ?
Radio K Or 9%
Reyn Tob B 52 %
? S ?
Schenley Dist 45%
Sears Roe 97%
Shell Un Oil 27
Socony Vacuum 22%
South Pac 48%
South Ry 30%
Std Brands 1134
Std G & E 83s
Std Oil N J 683k
Studebaker ? 1334
? T ?
Texas Corp 64%
Tex G Sul 39%
Timk D Ax - 26
Timken R B 67%
20th Cent Fox 36%
? U ?
Union Carb 101%
Un Biscuit 23%
United Corp 5%
Un Gas Imp 13%
U S Pipe & F 55%
U S Rubber 62%
U S Smelt 95 %
U S Steel 119%
? W ?
West Union 48
West A Bke 42
Westing El 157
Woolworth 48 Vb
Reported by W. C. Mitchell & Co.
Eggs and Poultry:
Eggs, hen, whfces _..25 ? .26
Eggs, mixed 21 ? .22
Spring chickens, col. .26 ? .28
Roosters 12 ? .13
Fowl Leghorn) 13 @ .14
Turkey 15 ? .20
Veal calves (best 09 ? .10
Fat Sheep 03 ? .04
Native Cattle 03 ? .04
Packing House Products
Reported by Armour & Co.
Fresh Meats and Lard:
Regular plate .18 ? |
Rib bellies .19%?
Veal calves (large) _.17 ?
Cured and Salt Meats:
Smoked hams (best) .29V2?
Best strip bacon _..32,/4?
Second grade bacon .30%?
Reported by Galanidis, Forchas
Rice, 100-lb. bags,
fancy 4.50 @
Rice, choice 4.25 ?
Flour, winter wheat,
12 sacks, bbl. 7.00 ?7.25
bags 2.60 ?
boxes, per case 1.90 ?
Campbell beans, per
case 3.30 ?
Syrup, Karo, lrlb.
cans, per case 1.95 ?
Navy Beans, 100-lb.
bags 7.00 ?
Sugar, 100-lbs. 4.75 ?
Lard, comp., per lb. .I2V2?
Lard, pure, per lb. __ .14 ?
Chicago, Aug. 12.?(U.R)? Grain
Open High Low Close
Sept. 113% 114% 112% 112%
Dec. 114% 115 113 113%
May 116% 1163/4 114% 114%
Open High Low Close
Sept. 99 99% 96% 96%
Dec. 66'2 67% 65% 65%
May 67% 68% 66% 66%
Open High Low Close
Sept. 29% 29% 29% 29%
Dec. 29% 39% 29% 29%
May 31% 31% 31 31
Open High Low Close
Sept. ? 82% 82% 81% 81%
Dec. 81 81% 79% 80
May 82% 82% 81% 81%
Open High Low Close
Oct. 97% 97% 97% 97%
Dec. 96% 96% 96 96
May 98 98 97% 98
? CHICAGO EGG PRODUCE
Chicago, Aug. 12.?Eggs market
steady. Receipts 12,147 cases.
Fresh graded firsts 20; extra firsts
20%; current receipts 18%; dirties
16%; checks 16%; storage packed
firsts 20%; storage packed extras
OLD AMD A V
The Official Strip of the BOY SCOUTS of AMERICA
The thrilling, clean-cut story of Roy
Powers and the boys of the Beaver
Patrol... their human, humorous and
exciting daily adventures!
A GREAT NEW STRIP STARTING Aug. 16
The Daily Independent
Chicago, Aug. 12.?UJ.R)? Live- i
Hogs 7,000, including 2,000 di
rects. 170-120 lb. average steady
to weak; others and sows steady
to 10c lower; top 13.50: bulk good
choice 180-230 lbs. 13.15-13.45:
150-170 lbs. 12.50-13.35; 240-300
lbs. 12.25-13.20; bulk good packing
sows 11.25-11.90; few sales light
Cattle 5,000, calves 1,500. Strict
ly grainfed steers in demand, sup
ply small; market fully steady all
15.00 up; 17.25 bid on choice to
prime light steers but little in
crop worth above 13.50; native
stockers 6.40-8.25; stocker demand
fairly good; grainfed heifers ab
sent; grass heifers steady; bulk
9.50 down to 6.50; cows steady;
cutters 5.65 down; cows 6.50-7.50;
sausage bulls 7.25 and selected
NEW YORK COTTON
New York, Aug. 12.?(U.R)?Cot
ton closed barely steady. Spots
closed quiet at 10.48, off 27.
Open High Low Close
Oct. 10.30 10.30 10.18 10.18
Dec. 10.21 10.24 10.11 10.13-14
Jan. 10.25 10.25 10.17 10.17
Mch 10.34 10.36 10.25 10.26-27
May 10.38 10.38 10.28 10.28-30
July 10.41 10.41 10.31 10.31
NEW ORLEANS COTTON
New Orleans, Aug. 12. ?(U.R)?
cotton closed steady. Spots closed
quiet at 10.35, off 11.
Open High Low Close
Oct. 10.25 10.37 10.18 10.20
Dec. 10.31 10.31 10.21 10.22
Jan. 10.35 10.35 10.25 10.26
Mch 10.43 10.43 10.32 10.32
May 10.46 10.46 10.34 10.35
July 10.48 10.48 10.37 10.37
Chicago, Aug. 12.?(U.R)? Cotton
Open High Low Close
Oct. 10.15 10.15 10.03 10.03
Dec. 10.07 10.07 9.94 9.95
Jan. 10.10 10.10 10.00 10.00
Richmond. Va., Aug. 12.?(U.R)?
Hogs, receipts moderate, market
steady. Top for good and choice
Cattle, receipts light, market
steady. Veal top 10.00: cows 3.50
6.50: bulls 4.17; heifers 4.50-9.00;
good steers 10.00.
Sheep, receipts very light. Spring
lambs 10.00-10.50; ewes 2.00-4.00.
(Reported By John Harris)
Local Students at Enfield
One hundred and twenty-two
boys and twenty-five vocational
teachers enjoyed three days of
camp life at Bricks Tri-County
School, Enfield. North Carolina.
August 4th to 6th.
On Wednesday general sessions
during which plans were made for
the week were held. These were
followed by an N. F. A. business
meeting in the evening.
Varied activities on Thursday
included a trip to the Caledonia
State Farm: a baseball game. N.
F. A. boys vs. vocational teachers,
and an enjoyable reception.
After a general clean-up, camp
adjourned at 3:30 on Friday.
Interesting excursions to proj
ects in the community, distin
guished visitors, and contacts with
men and boys from several parts
of the state provided wholesome
Mr. S. B. Simmons. State Super
visor of Vocational Teaching at- (
tended, also Mr. Crockett, coun
ty agent from Wake County, and
Mr. C. Howe, agent from Virginia.
Mr. C. E. Dean. Teacher Trainer
from A. & T. College were in
charge of the camp.
Vocational students representing
P. W. Moore N. F. A. chapter un
der the supervision of James J.
Mitchell were George Moore,
Charles Robinson and Samuel
Woman Is Held In
Poison Death of 5
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78-year-old gardener, and a regu
lar customer at the Grafemeyer
restaurant. Wagner died June 3.
Police said Mrs. Hahn had vis
ited Wagner regularly for several
weeks before his death, saying
she was his niece. After his death,
they said, she went to his room
and searched his belongings.
The inquiry broadened to in
clude the death of Albert Palmer.
72. who died March 27. 1936.
Palmer's relatives said Mrs. Hahn
had taken him frequently to gam
bling establishments and that
when he returned he appeared
Ernest Kohler, an elderly team
ster. died in 1933. He was nursed
in his last illness by Mrs. Hahn.
It was from him. she said, that
she inherited the house in which
Mrs. Hahn was said to have
come here from Austria in 1929.
She claimed to be the widow of
Dr. Max Matscheki, Viennes phy
sician. An aunt and uncle with
whom she lived in Cincinnati died
soon after she arrived. At first
she said it was they who had be
quested her the house, later
she said it was Kohler.
In The News ,
V J (
By UNITED PRESS
New York, Aug. 12.?<U.R)?Juan j
Garcia, 41-year-old laborer, who i
became so enraged at a tormentor i
i in a restaurant that he shot and 1
killed Fred Sosa, the proprietor,
today told police he would plead
"accidental homicide" as his de- ,
fense. "I shot the wrong man," he i
Menlo Park, N. J., Aug. 12.?(U.R) 1
? Lightning last night struck the i
famed Edison Memorial tower
here, where the "model light"?an ?
incandescent bulb made by the
scientist?has been burning since
the inventor's death. Today work- :
men, clearing away the. ruins, :
found the light, still burning.
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 12. ?<U.R)?
An angel fell out of heaven today,
dragging part of the fleecy clouds I
with her and knocking out a tooth.
Louise Taylor, member of a Ne
gro choir producing the Federal
theater's "Heaven Bound/' fell '
off her cloud during a celestial
scene, dragging the fleece behind
her and plopped to the stage 25
'Lost Colony" Cast
Puts On Lively
Manteo, Aug. 12.?Ahho many
jeopie who came here Wedensday
expecting to see the pageant pre
sented that night were disappoint
?d, some of them, along with a
?ood many local people, did see
numerous members of the cast
and the Wes\minster Choir in ac
tion in the "Lost Colony Varie
ties." which were presented last
The program began with two
songs by the entire cast, follow
ed by Jerry and Murray, two na
tive boys, who gave several songs
and dances w:i:cn were enjoyed
by the crowd. Next came a trio
composed of female members of
the choir, who sang "Sweet Sue"
and "I don't Know Why I Love
You Like I Do." Katherine Cale,
who plays the part of Eleanor
Dare in the pageant, then sang
Raoul Henry. Helen Bailey and
Earl Mayo contributed to vhe fun
with a short but hilarious skit,
followed by the singing of "A
Summer Night" by the male mem
bers of the choir. Justine Tune,
popular local singer and a mem
ber of the choir, sang "Come To
The Fair," after which the male
cori.v.ers sang "Hand Me Down
My Walking Cane."
Gracie Carrington, of the choir,
gave an imitation of Fannie Brice
Lillian Ashton, who plays Queen
Eliz|;beth in the pageant. gave .
two comic skits. The entertain
ment ended with several songs by
the em ire cast. Jimmy McLendon <
played the organ for the show.
? The Lost Colony" will be pre
sented every night for the next
ten night, beginning tonight, ex
f ? \
New York. Aug. 12.?(U.P)?Dow
Stocks Open High Low Close
30 Ind 186.80 188.30 186.39 187.62
20 Rail 53.06 53.60 53.03 53.57
20 Util 28.98 29.20 28.90 29.03
40 Bonds 101.30 up 0.04
10 1st Rails 109.43 off 0.13
10 2nd Rails 83.80 up 0.22
10 Utils 104.56 up 0.02
10 Inds .107.39 up 0.05
Transactions in stocky used in
Suffolk, Aug. 10.?Peanut quo
Jumbos, 4'/j to 4r*a.
Runners, 4 to 4,/g.
Bunch, 4,/s to 454.
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FOR THE best tasty sandwicnes,
cold oeer and good fountain drinks
?Phone 933. Prompt delivery and
curb service. WHALEY'S
PLEASE SEND your linen suits
before Saturday, each week,
I COOPER CLEANING WOPKS,
I Phone 280. PA12-18
For Sale 21
! OLD NEWSPAPERS for sale, lc
per lb. in 25,-lb. bundles. Special,
100 lbs. for 85c. The Independent.
WE HAVE some wonderful bar
gains in used refrigerators, radios,
and washing machines. All in good
condition. ANDERSON'S RADIO
& ELECTRIC CO CA7-13
SIX ROOM house with bath?Five
minutes walk from business sec
tion. 35 M> acre farm, Hertford
Highway. C. POOL WHITE.
SEELEY FRUIT STORE carries a
variety of nice, healthful fruits,
and will appreciate your patron
age. cFrl-tf I
Help Wanted?Female 24
YOUNG WHITE girl to do general
housework for family of two. Fine
home and opportunity for good
girl who will appreciate good
home. Apply by writing to Daily
Independent, stating age and giv
ing experience, if any. cA7-13
QUALITY MEATS ? Home and
Western killed; also dressed chick
ens. We deliver. Phones 5?96. W.
E. PAPPENDICK. pA10-16
SPRING CHICKENS, hens, and
quality meats of all kinds. No ex
tra charge for dressing poultry. J.
S. BROTHERS. Phone 1076.
SPRING CHICKENS, Virginia
hams, spare ribs, shoulders, dress
ed hens. Western beef and native
veal. Just phone your ordars, we
deliver. ELMER BROTHERS.
Phone 166. CA13-14
Rooms For Rent 51
FIRST CLASS service ? Three
barbers to serve you?No waiting.
NEW CENTRAL BARBER SHOP.
Roofing. Guttering 50
ROOFING, TINNING, sheet metal
work. Phone 562. L. S. SAWYER.
E. Colonial Avenue. cAll-17
Special Notices 54
WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE
STORE offers more for the mon
ey. Buy through our low budget
TYPEWRITERS?All makes; nsw,
used and rebuilt, $15 up. Service
on all typewriters. Our representa
tive covers Eastern Carolina every
week. Typewriter Sales & Service
Co., 223 Main Street, Norfolk.
Phone 41769. cA31-tf
Service Stations 58
MR. MOTORIST! No doubt you
have driven your car to the. beach
?Stop by and let us wash, grease,
and polish it. Rid the salt that
accumulates underneath your car.
MOUNT VERNON SERVICE
RADIATOR ami BLOCK
Washing and Marfax
Jack Raum ? John Snowden
Us<<T Cars 62
1?1936 Plymouth Tudor Tour
1?1936 Pontiac Tudor Touring.
1?1935 Chrysler Coupe.
1?1935 Dodge DeLuxe Sedan.
1?1934 Plymouth DeLuxe Se
VA. DARE GARAGE
CHEVROLET 1934 Sedan? Fin
ished in beautiful maroon Duco?
Carefully checked throughout. A
bargain at our low price. PERRY
MOTOR CO. CA12-14
FORD 1930 Sedan ? Has many
miles of good dependable service
left at a price that w:ll please you.
PERRY MOTOR CO. CA12-14
CHEVROLET 1935 Long Fiame
Truck. Motor thoroughly recondi
tioned ? Newly painted and re
bushed?Suitable for heavy duty
hauling. See this one today. PER
RY MOTOR CO., Used Car De
1936 FORD Coach finished iu
black Duco. New motor
guaranteed by the factory.
Excellent tires? See and
drive this renewed and
Terms ? Special price $495.00
1936 FORD Short Frame Truck
With heavy duty equip
ment in good mechanical
condition, also we have in
stalled a new motor back
ed by a factory guarantee,
to offer you thousands of
miles of unused transpor
1935 FORD Tudor Sedan
This car carries the usual
R&G GUARA NTEE.
with a <1937) new motor.
Body finished in glisten
ing green duco with cream
wheels, a car you'll be
proud to be seen in.
And Many More Like These
ALL MODELS ? ALL MAKES
YOUR FORD DEALERS
Carolina Motors, Inc.
THREE REFINED girls or women
of wide acquaintance in Elizabeth
City and vicinity for all or part
time work. Commission and cash
loans? Work to fine salaried po
sitions. Phone MILDRED THOR
TON. 588-W between 9 and 11 A.
M. for appointment. pA7-13
SINGLE GENTLEMAN desires at
tractive unfurnished room in pri
vate family, close in preferred.
References furnished. Address P.
O. box 55, City. pAIO-13
Cottages For Kent 95
FOR RENT: Completely fur
nished cottage, ocean front.
Kitty Hawk Beach, electric
lights, running water. Available
week of Aug. 29th. Write or
phone Keith Saunders, Eliza
beth City, N. C.
FURNISHED COTTAGES. Kitty
Hawk Beach ? Available August
29th?September 5th. MRS. LULA
ANDERSON. Phones 685-W?1092.
FURNISHED COTTAGE, accom
modates twelve. 300 yards South
Beach Club. Available August 15th
to 22nd?August 29th to Septem
ber 5th. Apply KNITTING NEE
DLE, over National Bank.
Lawn Mowers 97
LAWN MOWERS sharpened 50c;
make them cut when others fail.
ELIAS WILLIAMS. 101 Ehring
haus Street. PA7-13
NAGS HEAD Casino, rooms,
meals, dancing, bowling, beer, so
da fountain. Standard Oil prod
ucts. JERE PARKER, MGR.
LINEN SUITS laundried perfect
ly! Call us for prompt service.
ALBEMARLE LAUNDRY. Phone
FREE?A few more sets of 26
piece silver wK7i a range. GAR
RETT HARDWARE CO.
Kodak Finishing 114
THE PICTURES you will want to
morrow must be made today. For
best results bring your films to
FRISBY S STUDIO. 202 Kramer
HEALTH CAN be yours?Chiro
practic has aided hundreds of peo
ple in this community to enjoy
good health. It can do the same
for you. DR. H. A. THORSON,
Chiropractor, Kramer Bldg.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
llavimc <|iia1 ifi>-1 ah Admini*!ralors of til*
late lamina I,. XMthrrrjr. \\V lien-liy riv* III,III*
to all la-rsotia ilnli-litol to la?*r i**tatc to mm*
forward anil makn iminpdiati- M-tlli-im-nt, anil
Hi.,si- liokiiittC claims against t lie same to |irc*
sent tin-in lor iwjrim-ut williiii twelve inoiitlia
Iroin tin- ilatc nf tlii*. not in-, or it will Im>
pleaded in liar of tlu-ir ri*?>vi-r>'.
Tliis July III. I!I37.
Jl. It. and II. M. SKIUtKKKY,
eAfl-13-ISII-27-N.'l-llJ , Administrator*
For results use The Daily Inde
pendent classified ads.
1 1 ???????
THE BEST PLACE TO BUY FURNITURE
M. G. Morrisette & Co.
Cash If You Have It?Credit If You Want It
MAIN & WATER STS. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. *