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Thursday, Sept. 28th.
YOUR OLD FRIEND
BILLY "S" CLIFFORD
And Twenty Others, Including Mae Collins, Three Weston
Sisters, Nick Gljnn
IN A NEW NONSENSICAL MUSICAL ODDITY
Linger Longer Lucy
I hook ry I 12 iSQMG HITS 12 I Music By I
h"'" V"""g I LADY ORCHESTRA P'""7 0rMt 1
Complete Scenic Production
Roars of Laughter. Lady Brass Band Parade and
Concert at 4 P. M.
BEST SEATS ROD, OTHERS 75C, 50C AND 25C
On Sale at Worthy & Etheridge's Wednesday.
" The Crip of Evil," New Serial to Start at New Theatre
Friday Night. September 29th.
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WOMAN WEIGHTS AND
IS GOOD ON HER JOB
- (By United Preu), ?V-.
Sacramento. Cal., Sept. 16.? State
Superintendent of Weights ft Meas
ures Charles Q? Johnson doubted
whether a woman conld do. at nod
job of Inspecting for his department
ind he opposed Mrs. Robert D. John
son for the place In Hftmboldt coun
ty. But she got It and made pood.
"Mrs. Johnson is the only Woman
'nspector of weights and measures
n the United States that I know of."
aid Johnston today, "and her record
?roves that she is as capable at it
s any man."
"My motto." said Mrs. Johnson. I
is 'get the cooperation of the deai
rs first and the rest will be easy."
Don't try to drive them to Just
nothods; lead them."
;ERAIU> MA V NOT COMB
TO THE UNITED STATES
(By United Press)
Berlin. Sept. 26. ? Ambassador
Gorard, who was to leave Copenhag
en today, from where he was to sail
for the United States, may change
his plans at the last minute. ftevcral
Oorman ministers called at the em
bassy last night. The ambassador
refnscd to discuss their visit, but it
was learned that he may change his
plans even after reaching Copen
REPLY RECEIVED FROM
. AUSTRIA REGARDING
*THE POLISH RELIEF
(By United Press)
Washington, Sept. 26. ? Emperor
Fran* Joseph's reply to President
Wilson's personal appeal for con
certed Polish relief action by the
belligerent nations, arrived at the
State Department today and was
forwarded to Shadow I,awn, with
the sea! unbroken. It Is belleVed to
follow the line of the Kaiser's reply
refusing to accede to the proposals of
the allied government.
VIGOROUS FIGHTING IS
OCCURRING IN BALKANS
(By United Press) ?<
Paris. Sept. 26. ? Very large Bul
garian forces launched a powerful
attack against the French near Ar
menour. on the right bank of tbe
Ilroda, east of Fiorina, today, "they
were checked by French screen Are.
The Bulgarians fled In disorder after
sustaining tremendous losses. West
of Fiorina the French and Russians
captured fifty-four machine guns af*
ter violent fighting.
BALARIE8 OP GERMAN
ARMY OFFICERS CUT
Berlin, Sept. 26. ? Beginning Octo
ber 1, says the Oversea* Ke#i
Agency, the salary of ail German Qt -
fleers will, fee red need- CjT^afi%rjr
of the Minister at the Cklflf,
army commander* ?IU be reduqed by
$160 a month, and lieutenants, by
Msrrled officers and thoee who
have parents depending npon them
are allowed special Indemnities. The
reductions were asked for by the
Reichstag in December. If 16.
RE CAN CHECK VILLA
Chlhnahna City. Sept. 16. ? An ab
solute denial of the report that he
would be succeeded in command by
General E. P. Nafarrate, now In
charge of the Carranas forces in
Tamaullpas. was Issued here today
by General Jacinto Trevino.
General Trerlno expressed himself
as "salmly confident" of his ability
to check the future operations of.
CAME AS RESULT OF CHANCE
[ Possibilities of Illuminating Qaa Re
vealed to Irish Clergyman in a
Few Moments of Abstraction.
When Philadelphia was an Infant
town a few years old. Dr. John Clay
ton, the dean of Kildare; aat meditat
ing before a fire. He pnt a piece of
coal In his pipe and hsld It above the
blase. In a short time a tiny blue
name came from the pipe. And so Il
luminating gas was born!
The death In this city of John Mo
Jlhenny brings up the history of zas?'
as the death of Cyrus Field made ev
eryone think of the ocean cable.* Mr.
Mcllhenny was the grand old ?>loneer
In gas. He saw it develop from its
early infanpy in America and saw tt
push the oil lamp off the table.
He beheld this same agency shove
anthracite out of over >40,009 cook
stoves in Philadelphia. Once I saw
this veteran sitting at dinner beside
I Samuel T. Bodine, president of the
world's most potential gas company.
"Glrard" writes tn the Philadelphia
| The first gas lamp hi any street la'
the world flashed out tn Pall Mall,
London, thq same year that Robert
Fulton took his fanious steamboat Up
But it was many years after that be
fore gas became a common thing hi
London, although a few streets had
been so lighted..
TradMlotthtt It Chatme e(tfc*ai?V<
el ties of the famovw uaVL glYe* by U?
dnches* of. Richmond on- the *ve pi
Waterloo was a ballroom Illuminated
There was no gss in the executive
mansion for thft first seven presidents
of the United States, and perhape
more, as this country wee a bit slow
In ielnfag the new illuminant.
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Special Prices offer an Ex
ceptionat Inducement. At
? tractive stytes^and patternt.
% $2. $3, $5 & $7.50
ite You to ^Inspec t This
Returned from Wow York.
Miss UdaT. Rodman' has returned
horns after an extended visit to points
In QCfew York State. "
; a Entertained Mr. Mbsrtson.
't>r: Tottn Tayloe and Joseph F.
Tayloe entertained Cdinsrreta Morri
son after Vta-speeefe fcst Ufffet with
a late supper/ to wttlcfc Cnrtgre*s*an
Small and ievtftl nvit
? jr" ?..i 'mt V7HA >? ire ;m<
A BARGAIN! 6ombteatl*fa ilM *
buggy horse for sale quick. See
Pat Godly. West End' Dairy. ?
Has Left for Greenville.
Miss Violet A. Stllley left this
morning for Oreenvllle to attend
Eaatern Carolina Teachers' Training
School for the fall term.
Returned to New Bern.
J. A. Tucker and daughter. Mi as
Ida, have returned to New Bern af
ter a short visit with friends here.
Mr. Tucker was formerly manager of
the Louise Hotel here, but is now In
charge of the Oaaton In New Bern.
Is Teaching School.
Mlas Ellsa Branch has left for
New Bern, where she will again teach
during the coming term.
Here from Beaufort. ?
Frank Smith. .Charles Salter- and
Silas Finch of Beaufort were Wash
ington visitors yesterday.
FOB FRESH BUTTER Jt BUTTER
milk, call 446.
9-1 1-1 tc.
The undersigned having qualified
as administrator of Thomas Jepklns.
d&eased, late of Beaufort eonnty.
N. C.. this Is to notify all persons
having claims against the estate of
said deceased to exhibit them te the
undersigned on or before the 10th
day of Aufcust, 1917. or this notice
will be pleaded In bar yf their re
covery"/ kit indebted to
said estate" fft IT' ftTMM make Imme
Thls lllh' tiff of "'SWt+tW'
BTBFHfM C. BRAGAW,
/wtoir D. oniKM,
MMW. ' "i ' -V ?
Leaves for Klnston.
W. H. McDevitt leaves tonight for
Klnston on a brief visit. His daugh
ter-in-law. Mrs. Charles McDevitt of
that city, leaves tomorrow for Penn
sylvania on a visit to her parent*.
Mj\ "Mac" is anxious to see his
grandchildren again before they
*n Campbell Here. *
Mrs. Campbell, who was Miss Hel
oa Kugler beforrf her mirrlage. Is
spending some tttae In the city ay
the guest of her^mother on Second
Motored to Seven Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Proctor and
daughter, Louise/and Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Walling allfe daughter, Melba,
motored to Seven Springs Sunday.
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RIVER ROAD STATION.
The protracted meeting at Asbury
church Is progressing. The services
have been attended by large congre
gations both morning and night ex
cept Saturday night when there was
an electrical storm Just at the time
that many persona would have been
leaving their homes; #?^fHfPtnt of
which "several persons wsrf itjSuat.
Rev. "Mr. Chanle of -WaeKfiigton
Park conducted services at Asbury
church Sunday afternoons
Miss Ellen Prcotor or QreenvMe,
was a guest of Mrs. Augustas' Alii
good at Magnolia 8unday of laat
week. She returned home in' the af
Mr. Paul of Pungo spent Saturday
night with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Ward
Miss Katie Plnkhom, of Pihetown,
spent a few days last week with ilrs.
Augustus Alligood at Magnolia.
Kallte Woolard of Bunyon and
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Alligood snd
chii4jr.ea.Qf Washington were guests
at 4&aMr&Mbnday of Mr. and Mrs. '
L. W. Shepherd at Holly Glen.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T.- Alligood and
children of Broad Creek and J. H.
I Alligood and children of Washington
were guests of Mr. snd Mrs. Angus- "
tus AlllKooa Sunday at Magnolia.
Anson Alligood of River Road,
; went to Raleigh last week for an In
definite length of time. c
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Jefferson of
Plnetown were guests of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Alligood at River
Oil Discovered m Virginia
Fr? toJttvntigMe. write for Protpeclxu
which will explain' The Op)-ortunky of Y our Life.
The EASTERN OIL COMPANY
522 Am. Nil Bwk BM(. Rlenmond, Vm.
: THE KOOKY WSKJNT FAIR :
OCT. 3 TO CJT. 7TH.
DAY AND NIGHT: SOMETHING DOING ALL THE TIME.
Many frc;? attraction* fine Races, exhibits, magnificent display of
Fireworks Wednesday night. Big Ball on. Friday night Congressman "i .?oi
Kitchin will introduce ex-Governor Montague of Virginia, Thursday
morning, who will deliver address.
Special Trains Will Be Run Fjpom Washington and Other Points
Don't Fail to Come! A (&X>d Time Assured For Everyone.
I. H. MORRIS
Succftor to Jam. E. CIartc.