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The Franklin times. (Louisburg, N.C.) 1870-current, March 29, 1918, Image 1

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AN ADVERTISING MEDIUM THAT BRINGS RESULTS The Franklin Times ONLY $1.50 PER IN ADVANCE A. F. Johnson, Editor and Manager. THE COUNTY^THE STATE, THE UNION. - - .. Subscription $1.50 Per Ye*r VOLUME XLVII. . ? LOC1SBUUO, N. C., FIUDAY, MABCH 2?, 191S. - * NCMBEB 6 FRANKLIN COUNTY WILL GO OVER TOP V/XR SAVINGS STAMP CAMPAIGN BIG SUCCESS. ?-?' . J Y Manj Spocches Made and to bo Made. WAR SAVING CAMPAIGN? The War Saving Campaign has been groVing In momentum dally and the entire county Is now alive with en thusiasm. At a mass meeting In Frankllnton Sunday night, Nfr. J. W. Bailey of Raleigh delivered a great address,-and Mr. A. H. Vann, Chair man for that toVnship pledged Frank llnton to go her full quota^ _ Mr. Bailey had also spoken at Justice on the previous Friday and stirred the people of that community. A Wo man's War Saving Society was or. ganlzed at the conclusion of this ad dress with Mrs. J. L. Bowden as President and Mrs. C. H. Whelesa as Secretary. * Mr. W. H. Yarborough addressed large and enthusiastic audiences at . Bunn on Sunday night and at Seven 4 Paths on Tuesday night. At both places enthusiasm is running high. A business conference of the Com zuitee was held on Tuesday morning and township committees were named the great drivq planned for next Week. The object of this driv&, will ~t>e~to give every individual In1 the county an opportunity to buy War Saving Certificates and it Is expected that before Saturday night of next week there will not be a person In. i e county without one of these Cer Y.icates as an evidence of his or her k lty to the American flag which Is n< v floating above the battle lines in France. Speeches and patriotic demonstrax tions thus far arranged are as fol lows Laurel, Friday March 29th, 2:30 p m. Woods School House, Saturday, March 30, 2:30 p. m. Pearces School House. (Dunn's towuwlUiM W?dnuiiay, Axnatt^nd, 8 p. mV Distinguished speakers will be pre. sent on all of these occasions. Mr. J. W. Bailey who Is considered by many to be making the greatest wai spoech heard in the state will speak at Pearce's School House and a re cord breaking crowd is expected. The main work of the week how ever, will be done by the committees of both ladies and men who have un dertaken to see that every person has the Importance of the movement pre Bpnted tn t-hftm before the close of the week. Colored Troops Called^ Following is a list of the colored registrants who are called to the coi ors to meet at tho Court House, Mon. day, April 1st.. .1918, at 4 P. M. The first 55 responding to the call wlfl.be entrained on thc? next day^for Camp Grant, 111., at 12:10. Instructions wl^l be given them by the Local Board and a leader and squad leaders ap pointed to take charge of the men who are scheduled to arrive at camp Thursday ,-tbe-4th, at about noon. Pa triotic addresses will be made them by leading colored citizens, and the colored citizens are expected to at tend alflo. lf desired^. ? Order No. Name Address 1- HutJert Cannady, Ququesne. Pa. 9 King Solomon Perry, Louisburg, Route 4. ? 1 12 Sol Williams, Jr., Louisnurg k3. 13 Wm. Henry Thomas, Louisburg. 14 Buddie Montague, Frankllnton. 16 Johnnie Thomas, Louisburg. 21 Bud Coppedge, Gastalla R 1. 23 Ross Moore, Louisburg R 6. 74 Elmas Vann Kearney, Bunn. 71 Nathandel Solomon, Henderson ' R. 6. 78 James Elmore Evans, Louisburg. 80 John Raymond Perry, Louisburg R 1. 89 Henry Williams. Frankllnton R2 110 Woody Williams, Louisburg. 114 Joseph Henry Bell, Katesville or 2249 Fitwald St., Philadelphia, Pa. 115 Percy Foster, Maplevllle. 116 Friday Davis, Jr., Maplevllle Rl, | 131 John Jenkins, Youngsvllle R 1. 137 Percy Hammond Blount* Biddle| University, Charlotte. 155 John Johnson, Henderson R 4. 176 Ellis Alston, Louisburg. 177 Frank Perry, Villa Nova College ] Villa Nova, Pa. 194 Henry Yarborough, Louisburg. 195 Elbert Harris. Maplevllle R 1. 200 Sam A. Williams, Wood. 2.\3 Junius Henderson, Frankllnton. | 216 William Green, Louisburg R 8. 220 Carrer Kearney, 1137 35th St., | Newport News, Va. 231 Percy Eaton, Frankllnton. 246 Redding Perry, Louisburg R 1.1 247 Alexander Alston, Youngsvllle R 3, 255 Charley White, Frankllnton. 258 Arthur Blacknall, Frankllnton | R 8. 261 Claude W, Young, Louisburg R5.1 '263 Eddie Balance Horton, Spring | 1 Hope R 3, or Maplevllle. 268 Charlie Cephas Perry? LoOlsburg | 269 James JPlmo Neal, Frankllnton I . B V- v iZ s :*t0 George Moore, HollUter, N. C. . * Tqoj Morgan, Kiaston, N. C. R 5, Box 32. 289 Charlie Langford, Franklinton. 294 Julius Neal, Bunn. 299 Ben Lee, Youngsville. ^^^oKEpa^Ujulshurg It, p. n. llnton. j 314 "John McKnight, Loulsburg R3. 332 Robert Gil Hum, Loulsburg Rl. ,336 Lorenzo Brodle, Maplevllle Rl. [341 Delma McKnight. Klttrell RJ. 343 John Crudup, (?) 344 Dallas A. Hawkins, 1112 Lamar St., Memphis, Tenn. 349 Buck Mitchell, Loulsburg Rl. 351 "Richard Cooke, Loulsburg R 2. 352 Baldy Johnson, ^Loulsburg R 4 354 Ezeklel Clemmons, Wakefield R L 379 "Darling Perry. Loulsburg R 1. 38# Irle Clements, Loulsburg. 398- Junius McKnight, Loulsburg. 410 Doctor Perry, Loulsburg R 3. 415 Colbert Clegg, Wakefield R 2. 426 Percy Minga, Wakefield R 2. 432 Frank Nick Alstoft 2311% Madi son Ave., Newport News, Va. 437 Butler Macon, Klttrell R 1. 442 Frank Sutton, Mapleville. 447 James Foster, Kearney. 449 George Myrick, Alston, N. C. 451 Junius Williams, Wood. 453 Eugene Perry, Loulsburg. 454 Percy Kearney. Franklinton. LOCAL BOARD FRANKLIN COUNTY By Wm. H. Ruffln, Chairman. Liberty Loan Drive Chairmen >?amed. Mr. M. S. Clifton, County Chairman for the Liberty Loan Drive, has nam. ed the Chairman and in some town ships the Vice Chairman for Frank liti County. Franklinton township?B. W. Bal lard. Youngsville township?D. W. Spi vey. chairman, Edgar Oreen, M. L. Fowler. Dunn's (at Bunn)?B. B. Sykos. Dunn's (at Riley's)?E. O. Pearce. Harris?J. B. King. Hayesvllle?P. L. Stokes. Sandy Creek?H. D. Egerton. Gold Mine?W. D. Fuller, chairman, G. M. Raynor. Cedar Rock?J. T. Inscoe, chairman J. R. Earl. Cypress Creek?J. M. Sykes, chair man, J. C. Bowden. The. committee in Loulsburg elect, ed Is namely: Vice Chairman?F. J. Beasley. Secretary?E. H. Malone. Manager of Sales?F. B. McKlnjie. Director of Supplies?pf L. Best. Director of Publicity?W. H. Yar borough. The Executive Committee of the Countjr Is composed of all Township Chairmen and Vice Chairmen, all the -Bankers^ _and Superintendents of igtlioolsand Chairman of war COTreetl T?lra. t R. F Yarborough, County' CHairman ^ the Woman's Organiza tion named ithe following. ?Franklinton'?Mrg. A.?s. Joynar, chairman. Loulsburg?Mrs.' W. E. Uzzell, chair man, Mrs. S. J. Parham, vice chair man. Cedar Rock?Mrs. Jt-R. Earl. Youngsville?Mrs. F. A. Cheatham. Cypress Creek?Mrs. E. H. Moore. Sandy Creek?Mrs. J. B. Jones. Dunns?Mrs. C. H. Mullen. Harris?Miss Ollla Floyd. Hayesvllle?Mrs. T. H. Weldon. Gold Mine?Mrs. W. D- Fuller. The County Executive Committee of Woman's Organization Is composed of alt townfehlp?eKafrman, W:rrTT6nn~ cil Chairman, Mra. W. E. White and .gyery^teaclrer 1n the Public Schools and County Home Demonstrator. Miss | Pauttire Smlttt The?result secured in the previous "drives" through the co-operation of County teachers was invaluable. County Chairman elect their own committees to sell bonds. Literature will be forwarded as soon as the government can get It out. The salewomen apjtolnted from Loulsburg are Mrs. F. B. McKlnne. Mrs. G. A. Cralle, Mrs. T. W. Wat. son, Mrs. S. J. Parham. Mrs. J. A. Turner, Mrs. J. S. Howell,-Mrs. D. F. McKlnne, Mrs. E. 8. Ford and Mrs. b? greatly volunteer service. I Completes Classification. Tlfe Local Board for Franklin Coun ty has completed the classification of the 2000 registrants and feel that the greater part of the tremendous task assigned to them has been completed, though a great deal of work will come up from time to time. Mr. Wm. |H. Ruffin, Chairman, who has given [almost his entire time to this work, [Without taking any compensation at .all, feels relieved that he can now re sunifi. tie active practice^ the'law !whkSh he has put aside Tor the Wirt I Department Wo?t, (hid Wlir hsreaf ter leave the delali wrtflt for the Chief Cl?rrk to the Boarfl to do. TWr O. S Baker. Chief Clerk, I? famlliartzlne himself with the Votli and will be able to relieve Mr. Raffln of the grea ter part of what Is to be done. The physical examination of all of Class one registrant* has been completed. Farmers Union To Meet. There will be a meeting of the Franklin County Farmers Union in Lonlsburg, Thursday, April 4, at 11 o'olock, a. m. There Is an excellent program on for this meeting. Every local Ts requested to send delegates r , ? J. aThoone, Pre?. . J. C. JONES, Secy. Mr h. Alloe Tuckep^Dead. Mrs. Alice Tucker, afe 60, died sud denly Wednesday morr\ig at 6 o'clock at th$ home of her nm, Mr. J. Claude Tucker, with whom sne lived since the death of her husband, Mr. Buck Tucker, thlrty-flve years ago. Mrs. Tucker has been in poor health for many months, but she was able to niii'Wijjfyifiai.ii^l sudden death tSTs morning was quite a shock to her many friends in this community. She was a very highly esteemed la dy and was a member of the Louis, burg Baptist church. Th^ funeral serviced were held yesterday after noon. Four sons survive her: J. C. Tucker, of Louisburg; J. A. Tucker, of New Bern; N. B. Tucker, of High Point, and W. W. Tucker, of Berkley, Va. The Woman's Missionary Society. The Woman's Missionary Society j met in Study Circle Monday, March 25. at the home of Mrs. N. H. D. Wil son.. Sentence prayers were offered with Rev. Mr. Wilson closing for the safe ty and guidance of our country in t^is great* crisis. \ A short synopsis of the first chap ter of "Son's of Italy" was given by Mrs. R. P. Yarborough, after which the following program v.* as given. Story of the influence-of a Chris tian Mission on the life of 'a young Italian boy?Mrs. S. J. Parham. Schocl and College life of the young immigrant?Mrs. E. W. Furgurson. Reading, showing Italians in the various trades, as ittroemakers, tail ors, or In such mills, shcte factories, and the wages received.?Mrs. Levi Beasley. The crowded conditions under which they live, and the prevalence of Tu berculosis as a result, a disease un known to them in Southern Italy was told by Mrs. F. B. McKinne. Life in the mines, especially tho?e of Fairmont. West Virginia, and the unfavorable conditions by Mrs. E. McKinne. Life in the Quarries of Barr, Ver mont, Mrs. Georgia Boddle. Italians in the sugar cane industry of,,the south and the fruit growing of California by Mrs. S. P. Burt. The Italian husband as ruler of the home by Mrs.-R. Z. Egerton. Marriage Customs of the Italians by Mrs. B. N. Williamson. A comparison shewing the increase In the Immigration of Italians from 1.000 in 1870 to 2.000.000 in 1906-1916, j by Mrs. Yarborough. Fruit salad was served at the con clusion of the program. Study Circle Meets with Mrs. N. H. D. Wilson. The meeting of the Study Circle with, Mrs. N. H. D. WllBon Monday ?afnrfhoon was a very impressive one. It was opened with a Prayer Service for the President of our United Stat for-<mr Soldiers and our Country. Rev. Mr. Wilson closed the prayer in an earn est appeal for the protection of all. An interesting discussion of the "Sons of Italy" followed, Mrs. S. J. Parham, MrsT^Ernest Furgurson. Mrs. W. L. Bea^ley, Mrs. F. B. McKinne, Mrs. Boddie. Mrs. D. E. McKinne, Mrs S. P. Burt.^MrS. R. Z. fi^e'rlon, Mrs. B. N. Williamson and Mrs. _R. F. Yarborough taking part in the dis cussion. Music on the vlctrola was an enjoyable feature of the program. Fruit salad course was served. April 6th Great Celebration Id Frank, lln County. April 6tlL_ the day proposed by the government to set apart as a National holiday will be celebrated in Louis burg with patriotic zeal, and splendor, in parade, with speeches, and music. Speeches on the subject of the War will be hoard to stir the blood of ev ery man and woman present and pa triotic music to thrill the hearts of all. At this time when every heart Is burdened with suspense and anxiety, It is a great thing to come together and hear a man speak, who has given ?r'r """i m tiVa Trni! war. A splendid program is being ar ranged. Plans are made to secure a band from Raleigh. The ho ?./ of the speaking will be 1:30 o'clock. The i place of meeting will be jlven out la ter. ? I The County Democratic Convention convenes in Louisburg on the same day. The schools and stores over the county will probably be closed, so that teachers, high school girls and boys may attend, j Every citizen In the county /s ex. I^ected and woman In large numbers I Make It an alt day in Louisburg EVERY TOWNSftlP IN THE COUN TY WILL ARRANGE FOR ONE FLOAT AT LEAST FOR THE PA RADE. Program tor Farmer* Union. The following is an outline of pro gram for the Franklin County Farm er's Union. April 4. 1918. The County and Local Union?-Rev O. M. J>uke, Prof. E. L Best. Best Methodtr of Soil Improvement ?Mr. C. H. Stanton, County Agent. - The Home Garden?Mr. Hardy Ful ler, Mr. G. H. Pergerson. How to Rid the Farm of 8tumps? Mr. H, D. Mitchell. Things to Be Done In April?Open discussion. DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT MEETINGS. -The Democratic precinct meet lags will be held at the various voting precincts In each township 1 In franklin Count), on Saturday, ' March 80th. ' County Conventloil to be held In ' Loulsburg on Saturday, April 6th, * IBS. Second, to elect fiTe voters ' ilo will serve for the next two * y?rs as a Township Executive 1 Committee. ' , All Democratic voters are uife ' ed to attend these meetings and * take an active part. A report of * tlie delegates and Township Com * nltteemen elected at these meet * Ings should be furnished the Sec * retary of the County Executive * Committee us early as possible * after each meeting. * By order of the Executive Com. * mlttee. * E. H. MALONE, Cb'mn. * A. F. JOHNSON, Sec*y. The Young Woman's Missionary So ciety. On Tuesday evening March 26, 191S th?j Young ' Woman's Missionary So ciety met arniie home of Mrs. J. M. Allen. \ The meeting should have been a "Study Circle", but due to the fact that the books, which have been-xu^_ dered had not arrived, a special pro grarfl was arranged by Mrs. M. C. Pleasants; on the study of Africa. _ TBe meeting was called to order an? led by Mrs. Pleasants. In representing our patriotism we opened the meeting by singing in cho rus the beautiful song, >God?Save. Keer>, Hold Our Men," to the tune of 'America.* At the conclusion of the program strawberries with whipped cream and cale was served. Those present were: Mesdames ty. lC. Pleasants, O. Y. Yarboro, Ed ward L. Best, J. M. Allen, and Miss es jSue T. Alston, Minnie Brickel, Kathleen Egerton. Aline Webb, Lo nlf^ Meadows. Annie Mlzelle, Louise Tfcoihas. . We were very glad to have Miss Mizelle with us as a visitor. After all business of importance had been discussed the Society ad. journed to meet at the home of Misses Sue. and Hodgie Alston, on Church street in a business meeting promptly at ?:45 o'clock. Recording Secretary.' Franklin County Limit Club. The following new members have been added to the War Savings Limit Club during the past week, bringing the total membership to 83. J. P. Pleasants. Mrs. W. W. Webb, M. T. Howell, B. N. Williamson, W. H. Ruffin, Mrs. Helon Pearce, Miss Charlutto H. Mitchell, J. O. Green, Sr. J. T. Mann, J. G. Runn. This club 1s composed of those who have bought and subscribed for $1,000 ot.War Savings Certificates?the max imum which the Government will is. sue-to any one person. , To the Board of County Commission, erg. Gentlemen r^We believe that the public school situation in Franklin | county has never been more serious, land that unless something Is done to relieve It we will have few? public [schools in sessiori the next term, and these schools will have very inferior teachers. Some of our teachers are quitting -their achools for gore rormraerativ? positions, others are notifying our Supt of Education that they cannot teach another term as the salary paid them is inadequate for their expen ses. Wa believe there Is no better way of meeting this situation than by a county-wide school tax. Therefore, we the Franklin County Farmers Union respectfully request that you submit to a popular election the question of a county-wide- school tax for Franklin County. J. Jl. HUU.UJ. II l J. J. C. JONES, Sec'y. Mm. Delia Chavis. Mr. James B. Clifton, Miss Violet Joyner, Miss Nol. len Macklon. Mr. A1 Mayo, Mr. Wal ter Metchin, Miss Jennie Moore, Miss Eugene Perry. Miss Virginia Perryv: M*. Torner Perry. Mrs. Emma Mr. Vann Pearce, Mr. Billle Scott Miss Mebee Statins:, Miss Minnie Wil son. Miss Mable Wilson. Miss Morlng Williams. s^Jiss" Lucy Wheeler, Mr. Willie Wright, Mm. Matilda Wright. Persons calling for any of the above letter* will please state that they saw them advertised. R. H. DAVIS. P. M. TBe TIMES carried an announce ment last week of the splendid en-) tortalnment to be given here Tuesday night, April 3rd, by Mrs. William Cnilton, which entertainment will benefit the local Red Cross chapter work. Mlsi BJva Brown, of Fayfettevllle, Is vlsitlnc Mm. A. R. Edwards. List of Letters. The following Is a list of letters re. malnlng In the PoRt Office at Louis bur*, N. C., not called for March 29, 1918. * NOT AERIAL TORPEDOE - . USED TO SHELL PARIS Source of Attack Not Fully Revealed, But Nearest Point on Battle Front Is Twice the Distance Artillery Fire Has Relatively Small; Terrible Slaughter of Ger mans Is Reported. GERMAN EFFORT IS TO DRIVE] WEDGE BETWEEN BRITISH AND FRENCH AND PUSH ON ACROSS SOM ME CA NAL TO t'0 MP AG NE ij) PARIS. New Line to Which British Fell Back W&h Also Attacked and Fighting Is Reported InTlclnlty of Ham, which . Represents a Penetration of Nine Miles by Germans; Further North British Were Holding their New Po sitions; First Daylight Air Raid on Paris Resulted In Some Casualltles Saturday Morning; Allies Confident Of Final Outcome. Paris, Mar. 23.?The flTst'day light; air raid on Paris came today, which was one of perfect sunshine. The fpeopl??ot?Caris^ refused to immune themselves in cellafS" ami-othar-aulh_ terranean shelters, and the streets.al. ways had a great number of people ! in Uifem watching for an aerial bat- I tie As the day passed and the "all clear" signal was not given the feel ling grew tah something now in the | way of a raid was expected this wa3 not explained until an official state, iment was issued, saying that the de I lay w?tf due to the bombardment by ,long distance cannon. TORPEDO OR GUN?* " " | Pieces of the shells, on examination were found to bear rifling marks, which proved that they had not been dropped, but had been fired from a gun. This left a greater ' mystery tha& ever. Another thing whfch turned the thoughts of teh officials to the possi bility that a cannon was being used was* the regularity with which the bombs fell, one every 15 minutes. Assaulting thq British lines on the south, the Germans have forced their j way forward over a front approxl* mately 21 miles in length, have pene-1 tated to a depth of four or five miles west of Cambral and have reached | Ham. west of St. Quentin, a distance \ of about nine mile a west of the Brit ish lines as thoy stoo<rtjefore-th*-iii^ ceptlon of the Teutonic offensive on Thursday. HEAVILY ENGAGED WITH ENEMY Thg Herman rlpJm that the forces of the Central Empires are~~ITgMIng on a line northwest of Bapaume, Pe ronne and Ham hao -not been substan.. tlated by British official dispatches, but the British reports show that there has been a retirement at ' various points,..especially at St. Quentin, where Field Marshal Haig says his ' forces have taton up their new posi tions and are heavily engaged with | tne enemy. According to a Berlin official dis patch, "a considerable^ part of the British army has been beaten," but far known. That 2b,UU0 jrtien have j possibly been captured by the Teutons | may be considered as a natural re sult of the slow British withdrawal on?varlona parts of the, line. This number, however, is very^smaH?in_ comparison to the force Haig has thrown Into the fray. The frightful combat continued all | day Saturday. The great^German offensive on the western front hae developed as its sa lient feature an apparent desperate effort to break into the southwest of St. Quentin drive a wedge between the British and the French, and push on across the Somme canal in the general direction of Compalgne and SOURCE OF BOMBARDMENT OF PARIS Simultaneously Paris has been bom. barded at quarter-hour intervals be ginning Saturday forenoon, with shells of about 9-lnch calibre. The source of the bombardment has not been re vealed. The nearest point on the front Is 62 miles distant, more than twice as far as artillery fire has ever reached pevlously. One theory sug gested is that the Germans have de veloped. an aerial torpedo which can he flr?d from a long distance. There was an, Hjln^t'-rd break ta the_ British line In the St. Quentln region" lttte yesterday the Germans forcing their way through the defensivesystem and compelling a British, retreat to prepared poeitlons wUhl'n the area devastated by the Germans in, their re treat In the spring of 1917. GERMANS PENETRATE 9 MILES IN ST. QUENTIN REGION. This new line also Is now being at tacked by the Germans and news dls. patches filed from the front lata In the day Indicated that the fighting already waa heavy In the viclnltv* of Ham, which represents a penetration of some nlnt* miles foF the German?. Ham Is approximately eleven miles southwest of St. Quentln. A supreme effort by ths^Qprraans to. out the line in this ration Is forecast in tte dispatches. They have put cav alry in the field to follow up the in fantry and evidently intend to throw the Uhlans into the fray when the in fantry, columns open the breach the German high command is counting upon. BRITISH HOLDING NEW LINES r? FURTHER NORTH. Further norflT~nre~ Brttteh ?lines, while they have drawn back are hold ing well in their new positions. *The maximum British retrogression there seemed to have been ajfdut four miles to Mory, which has^ changed hands (iflvprnl Uttiaq FRENCH TROOPS INVOLVED Reports that the French have be come involved In the struggle seem credible, as the recession of the Brit ish right flank, which was resting ap proximately upon Lafere, at the river lOiBe, would inevitably carry with it the French left, which had rested up on the Ol8e. 4 TERRIBLE SLAUGHTER OF GER MANS. TfilTnTTvi in lining nrrompanied by a terrible slaughter of the Ger mans, -who in their massed formations are being cut to pieces by British guns of all calibres. The British cas alties, too, have been heavy, and Ber. lin claims the taking of 25,000 British, prisoners and 400 guns. EMPEROR WILLIAM IN COMMAND I Emperor William himself is in com mand of the German armies fighting ^his battle, which he had previously I declared would be the decisive o%> > of thg war, and London commenta tors credited him with assuming this post with the aim of going down In history as the victor in the^ greatest cmiflict in ttie woriernnitt>i^ rtbulii J the .German win, as their leaders have boasted they would. ALLIES CONFIDENT OF FINAL OUTCOME! ' Despite the advances made by the Germans no loss of confidence cn the^fi allied side in the ultimate outcome is apparent. "Serious, but not alarm ing," Is the view London takes of the situation. Attention is largely cen tered now on the St. Quentin thurst and the next big developments are j looked for to come from that sector. The -great battle in the west has paused all other nerws to become of minor importance by^ comparison, but considerable Interest attaches trPTlre? anouncement of a further British suc cess in Palestine, where General A!. iCllTiv'b liuups have fomod a rirosiln?. _ of the river' Jordan and are fighting *tlieir way eastward after successfully bridging the stream. - DAYLIGHT AIR RAIDS OS^PARTS. ? BefciUes the mysterious bombard ment of Paris, the city was subjected to its fir^t daylight air raid, carried out shortly after 8 o'clock Saturday moning. Bombs were dropped at sev eral points oy tne rew machines fly ing at an extremely high altitude, which succeeded in penetrating over the city. A number of casualties re sulted,?? Rock Springs Items. A very good sermon at Ransdell Chapel Sunday afternoon. The farmers of this community have been-very_busy for thela^t few weeks. Miss Dennie Garde- last_Fri day and Saturday with Miss Hazel ~ Wilder. ' ^Ir. J. L. Byron has purchased a new telephone. Miss Louise Stalliogs spent Sat. urday and Sunday with Miss Matilda Strickland." Mis? Hazel Wilder spent Saturday v, 4vh "Misd Dennie C'arde. Miss Gladys Poythress pent Satur day and Sunday with Mis Edna Byron fc<?1 ?fl n^nnn T iithm Vnmg and Albert Batton were pleasant call erg at Mr. Z. L. Cheves Saturday night. Mr Bertie Wilder was a pleasant caller at Mr. B. P. Strickland.s Sata - urday. ~ ? Mrs. Timberlake and daughter, Liz zie. and Miss Bernice Baker spent Saturday and Sunday in Loulsbui**. Mesrs. Bertte Wlkl?r. William. Strickland, and Misses Louise Stall Inns, Matilda Strickland took a mnon. light walk to Raynor Saturday night. All reported a good time, ? Mr. Alphes Underhlll has returned from Raledgh, where he has been la the hospital for a while. We aro glad to learn that hq la much 'better and still improving. . Mr. and Mrs. Rills Strtfckland spout the week-end at Mre. S. 8. Striclt landa. . ? , Best wishes to the TIMES and its Editor <' ' < ? BIO POUBtS Don't merely glance at Liberty Loan Poster?. Study them! They are the work of artiste. . The wool shortage might be re lieved somewhat by commandeartag all that the politicians are aocastom <d to pull over tta? people's eyes .. Jfe# - ' - . . * < V -

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