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BRITISH ARB MAKIJIQ FIERCE |
OFFENSIVE AND HAVE TAK
EN THREE IMPORTANT
OH THE ROAF TO DIMM
At low Poiata Ike Oesasaa Rertst-1
ance la Bnn>rUlo??j WmX. Osr-|
?w^anrnkf to B?Uy Force. |
I to PrweoC Fnrtb? ,
(By United Pre*?)
London.?The bHUe at Anere-1
brook continued today. Fighting is I
golns on on the northern edge? of 1
Beaumont. Samel, an on the north I
bank where the Germane ara attempt-1
Ins to rally their foreea and increase I
the Inlenalty ???7 Tk|i--was I
the unofficial report from the troat-1
Oa the south b?ek ' wr the gt. I
Pierre division ud about halt a mile I
north o< Tbtapval the H?*UU?I
making counter attaefea and the ffijht *
1ns la hitter. The British have ruah
ed their reserves to th. frost and I
hare (aken all the three point? In a]
lightning stroke that beiaa under I
the cover of a low hanging mlit yea-1
, terday. It la being continued In this I
sector with a ?urprlalngly laek ot|
The British are now uniting >helr I
reserve? and are making tremendous I
gains where the Oermana had dug I
and cemented themselves Into ?hat I
hitherto* has afforded the most sub-1
stantlal guard for them on the west-|
em portion of the line. Military i
parts expect a determlond r?
around Beaumont and Hamel.
farther Brltlah sdvances will seriow-1
\ ly threaten Mlraumont which is os I
the road to the coveted Baupaume.
(Br United Frees)
' Washington?Th. court martial
of Captain Edward Beach, comman
der of the erul.er Memphis which
.^MM'sunk off Santo Domingo harbor
several weeks SCO. was today recom
mended br the naval board of Inquiry
according to as announcement made
r br Secretary Daniels.
i- 6>."Ker attempt will be made to sal
vage th. Teasel. It would cost be
tween two and three rallMon dollars
lo aare'the lull of the Memphis. Aa
the V.syl la of an ?beolete trpe. the
nnVy bo fir d decided to rescue aU poa
sibK w>nt?m?.t bat not to fate. ker.
K A. M. NotMa.
There will be a r.gular coevece
tloa of More Chapter No. (t R. A.
M at Maao.k Hall this erasing at
1:10 Every companion earnestly
requested to be present as bustssss
Of Importance I. lo be tressed?!
Alssr work Id Mar* Msst*rs degree.
r. W Ay.re. H P. . ,
II P Brldgeman. ?sstr.
CITIZENS ME 1
STAB VINO AJTD BfPPKRISO TBO
; Maor uounu isd^ru
WUL BB GIVKV IdtLP.
MORE FlINDHK NEEDED
Amecnt IhlHd H<1 Kar I, Ml. ru.
pie of Dean fort Coot? Urged to
Contribute sad Do Their Share In
r-V . ,
A Anal urgent mgM'l 1? being
mM? to the cttl tens of Beaufort
county for the relief of the atarrtng
Armenians and 8yrlans. '
It la Imperative that the funda be
dlapatched aa soon aa poeeible but
John O. Bragaw, Jr..'who la acting
aa local eeerotary. ia holding the
money he has w-fcfcived ae far in the
hope that it will be Increased con
V jhe starving men. women and ba
bica of these* atrtCkee countrlwi are
looking to America for relief. Wash
ington should uphold her reputation
for liberality and generoaity in thla
cam. No cause could be more de
aerring; in money could be spent
for a better purpose. We are proe
peroua. happy and In peaoe here,
while they are unfortunate, miaerable
and starring by the thouaanda.
More money is needed to help
them. The response so far baa been
liberal but there are certainly more
of our reeldenta who must realise the
suffering In Armenia sod Syria and
who muat do their part in helping
it Is hoped tKst every Individual
In the county win consider this mat
ter. Employes In the various stores
sre urged to get together and send
in contributions in a ltMnp sum. Er
3(7 eent received will be acknowledg
ed through th'ead column. The fol
lowing has been received to date.
Previously acknowledged.. ISO. 10
k W. H. Stanetu 1.00
Joe Mayo . ."V. . 1.00
Mrs. 8. M. Malllson 1.00
Robert Tripp ........ .60
J. O. Brsgaw 1.00
Q. A. Phillips 10.00
N. L. Simmons 4... 8.00
Grand total 901.00
No one Is soliciting contributions;
(hey are all volnntary.
1 11:1 H
The attendance at the public school
here Is continually40creaaing. TBerc
hss been an overfftfw;'jn the fourth
and firth grades which
essary to add
list Mlse Rena
to take this work.
The boys football team from tbls
school will play thd
CHy at the community fkir
on November SO. Thla la to be the
last game, of the esaeon and the boys
sre looktft# forward to It with much
? . ? ??; yv x
ziiimu Aamuioi^. ^ . -
Quite a s umber of the teachers
trom hw* will Mtwd th. T..ch.r.
IJL'lijI'il 111*1 ll nil alffalUlllll
Re-election of \tfiTson
In Appropriate Style
? Ions street parade, speeches by
prominent citizens, the roaring of
cannon, the screech to* of auto horns,
the explosion of lire worksy the dis
cordant tooting of horns, the shoals
and songs of hundreds of persona?
all theee were a part of Washington's
magnificent celebration last ni^M
orer the re-election of Wood row Wil
son. It was the greatest demonstra
tion of any kind that was erer held
In the city.
Under the leadership of. Marshall*
Joseph V. Tayloe and George H. Kill
the parad? started promptly at 1:$Q
o'clock from the poetofflce. It was
led by the Aurora band, which play
ed continuously throughout the Une
of march. The marshallq rode next.
Captain Hill being, attired In an err
mlnex robe,, and were followed by the
members of the county Democratic
executive committee, and Pred Moore
doing acrobatic stunts on ^mule. A
cavalcade of horsemen followed. ?n
elaborate coffin, marked "Q. O. P."
and carried by pall bearers robed t?
white sheets attracted much atten
tion. ' The remains of "an'old "ele-^
tfmit." looking exceed Itagly the
(By United Preas)
Washington.?The railroad ques
tion has loomed up again as a threat
ening shadow, as it did during the
closing days of Congress.' AIT other
questions before the administration
conferences In Nejr York between the.
railroad heads and the brotherhoods
orer the operation of the Adamson
law bsve failed thus far to bring
about an agreement. The admin is*
tratlon la keeping a close pre on da
NO SATISFACTION OVER
THE "BLACK UST" REPLY
Washington.?Great Britain in
sists on her right to limit the trade
of British Hubjects. Thla is the
tenor of the British replj to the Unit
ed atates blacklist protest. It was
learned toda/. The note will be
UP BEfOREJE RECORDER
The followfnf an wate browtht
? before the recorder yaatcrday:
Qua Dillon. apeedlng. II r ad eoata.
Bob DUlon, aaaanlt, not l?tltr
tHre Hill. KrtWatn?, It u*[
?SP. L ir' awgugi. >
Dev? Hill. I?t?lteau4. ?d ntouafns
offlear. ?10 and (mil
Robert Jono?, color?!. MMntt. ?5
and coata. 'I ' 'hv- '
Kd Kanafar rolpr?d, fcavlnc arbla
key for Uu pur?OM of *?; throe
month, ob t?e rm*M. * ? -T
Bd. Blonnt. colored. abooUa? ?1a
lol om tb^i atreet; ?j? Ud aoeta
Aleck aivt^erthMlt?. colored. Id
AnXt wmidina, IntotKated. eoata.
r CIIB rtKjVd. ?olor?I, ?nlleHln? (U
?ehVara at the Co?tt.Une; r/>eU.
merriment. Ifanr tuW< J ??re car
Uof,t WlI>* Wnptute "le
erywhere. At the princih >2"
Ur barrel, and raitrSi v er*'
*d* mw v u.
fia&ee. Spectator. ttrteged tl.
^JewaJka ?d apptaotfirUieli^*
After the gmd* Wow ?,. 1
JS" '"nm"' th' ?tnt" <? front
<tf the poetofflce. where Ur speakers
?t#nd had been nrnr I oil -??'?? .
?1 and intro^'^?1 P"?"1
? * E2ES5KLr^;
STE? J?""' br
UT ?? <??*"" " "r.
MU Ur? George Hackncy Jr
^!"n The Of an orglna]
P?m wan rendered by Zoph Potu
?'? ?o?n himself a* r^lu? 7ta
8hort flre-mlnute aveeehee war.
JlH? t A Btew*rt- R?r. C. L.
Wd. Judge StepheK C. ?rW, H
AU^L^f ?*t>U"KO*0'?? H. am.
ZZ*?f *?rk 'W??r'nr
tT? * hl" t,rm ?r o?? and
wo^f JU'"!10m6'n of American
People ip re-ejecting him.
'ju.tWore the ?peaking, u..
T."'7 **V had the light, of tt,e d(y
^. er ,nd then 'our times. th?
2? wJL?n"",un<:~1 W election
.... e crowd r?cel*ed the
*?? Wlth * W"d 0'"bar?, of
The committee? In charge of the
ln?"O,n"r"l0n ?????'?1 out their work
in aplendld atyle. Mewra. n.dcliffe
Sorl?r ?22? ???<?*<? to the
m a? ? ,oa ">? torch
& thtT" "a0kMr' ?"??'' arranged
tor the decoration of the sneakpr.*
*Und, the lighUpg achfme iDd th
Srrfn, I . """ BMaed
urging to dworate.wd the number
^rrsrjs: firs, 5
dence of their mhJSLm. The car
??? CI?'K>. with an elect rl c
' of.Wo??">* Wilson
Uon !a ?'' r"rMted ,peCtal ?"<">
h?L vlf.2 Wmund Harding's
doT!,^U_? d~w,,*d machine. Otl,.,
*?*"" *' *owle-a.
William Blllwn'., George Hackney.
Ha'?"!; ?HOT' Jom Ortme?. Mr.
Hyta*. jttr. JUdcllir, ?d about ?
iTVESE d,r?"*? Of Gunner
w. If. Chaiar?r.
It wu * -big nlgjrt" (or ererrt^dr
wa? ?rt^*! "" ,h44 ,h* CT?,rd
?tr?m^ly orderly la ipfta ^
lUi? "^"'inwn^"* " ,k*-,K"l<!*
doubt fni Aether 'tV^KZ ba?
5?*,.?um for a '4*0* ,432
"did b.raelf ?rood
delegatlooa w??- prueent
h ?? guertlon but
that Washington aj^r?elated thetr
U?? on??, the com.
"Those people down
ON THE COLUMBIAN,
IS NOW SAFE IN SPAIN
Relatives Here Received Word Today
of His Survival of U-Boat Disaster
Mr?. Hornby receive*] a toltw
gram today from Fs H. Bennett,
marine raperlntendent, statin*
that the 8. 8. Columbian wna
*Onk off the Dtninh cooMt by a
German submarine and that her
Cleveland Hemby, who wiw
board the Columbian at the
time, had been saved and Lh
now in Spain.
Cleveland Hr*nb> is well
kaown by many persons here
and hi* many friend* will re
joice with his relatives over his
survival of the submarine di*
The Columbian was sunk by a
submarine after her crew had
taken to the m mall boat?. Bomo
of these made shore safely and
others were picked up by pass
In? steamers. It Is supposed
that Hetnby was rescued by
some craft bound for Spain.
RAILROADS WANTED HUGHES
TO REVOKE THE 8-HOUR LAW
(By United Preaa)
New York.?That the railroads
hoped to escape the enforcement of
the Adamson Bight Hoor law if
Haghea waa elected. wXtAft^&fllctal
bailer of the railro&d^V?$b?"'hood.
Some declared tllAf'r4M*f4Uy'B con
ference over the operation of the lair
waa called eolely because Preaident
Wilson was re-elected. It la uncer
tain whether the seBsions will be
resumed or not as the union la con
fident that when the railroada moot
tljelr demands there will be no strike
at the first of the year. The Broth
erhood, however, holds that the re
jection of Wilson is a great credit
ELKS COUNTY FAIR
TO BE GIVEN SOON
The "Elk* County Fair," an enter
tainment which la to be given here In
the near future, la going to be a
tcene of great delight. Miss Boch
Who has met with wonderful auccesa
In the management of other amatour
play? will hare charge of thla per
formance and a large crowd la ex
pected to be on hand to participate
In the amusement.
There la a true Baying that "A Ut
ile nonaenae now and then la reliahed
by the beat of men," and if there la
anything Is laughter. In uproaroua
applause, wlldneaa of delight, aa a
criterion to gauge the truth of fal
aity of thia maxim, then the perform
ance which la aoon to be giren at the
?New Theatre will be the incarnation
of nonaenae, the eaaence of delight.
Further d#talla will be given later.
BIG CONTEST FOR
! SCHOOL CHILDREN
' (By United Preen)
Waahtagton. ? School children
throughout the United gtatea ?re
naked to participate la the tto-word
rconteet far the be,t Utter on "Why
Purcheeed Chrt?Unaa article,
f The movement ha. been ItVttgn
rated by Ura. Jam? Thorn peon
daughter at Speaker Champ Clark
and chairman at the Women'n Na
tional "Made la the li. 8. I?gm."
When ba aara. "Tka mora friend,
you hay?, tha mora plotaraa It will
turaa mM." Baker', Medio.
. THE SOMME
(By United Proaa)
Prince Ruprecht's headquarters on
the Western front.?Germany be
lieves that the crlala on the 8omme
has passed. This belief la baaed on
the unshakable and unanimous opin
ion of men who have borne the ham
mering of the alilea and who claim
that the entente can never pierce
these lines of ateel and cement above
and below the ground.
It la confidently believed that the
allied offensive Is wearing itaelf out.
The criala passed In July, It la
thought, when the combined allied
forces, with their "tanka," failed to
pierce the Oerman lines in a daring
WILL SERVE LUNCHEON
The Ladles' Aid Society of the
Flrat Preabyterlan church will serve
luncheon at the Fowle Building on
Saturday from It o'elook on. The
meno- will constat of chicken aalad,
sandwichps. pickle?, oysters, biscuits,
?offee, doughnuts, Ice cream, cake
j There will also be a candy booth
and & "baby booth." At the latter
there will be shown a number of nov
elties for bablea.
Every person poealble to have their
UkeMM taken la l?lt. Baker's
THOUSANDS ARB ?KING TORN
FROM TIIE1H HOMES AND
PUT IN (iKHM.W INDUS
COUNTRY IS INDIGNANT
Seething Spirit of ludi^nLloti I*
Swwplnu Over Belgium. Men Are
Taken from Their Hotne? Without
(By United Press)
Amsterdam. ? Thirty thousand
Belgians, from Antwerp alone, have
been torn from their homes and have
been sent to labor in German indus
trial plants, according to the Belgian
Thousands of other Belgians, from
various parts of that country, have
also been taken In by the German
soldiers and have been sent over In
to Germany. In many cases great
suffering has followed for the depen
dent families of the men who were
A seething spirit of indignation Is
sweeping over Belgium but up to the
present no action has been taken ex
cepting through the papers. The '
more vigorous of these have beqp or
dered to suHpend publication.
There are hundreds of German sol
diers throughout Belgium, according
to the report, who are canvasing the
country for those men who are phy
sically fit to work in German plants.
In many cases these soldiers come
upon a man's farm, enter his home
and then take him away without al
lowing hlii) more than a brief fare
well to his family
TO HAVE SECRET HfeiS
FOR TROOP CONCENTRATION
(By United Press)
Washington.?The suggestion that
the war department make known to
the rallronrln tho location of the sec
ret military concentration points in
order that they may evolve a system
for routing in cases of emergency
was made today by a special commit
tee from the railroads, co-operating
with the department of troop trans
portation. This Is urged as a stop
toward preparedness and to prevent
unnecessary troop-train congestion.
TrUnrflt FU? ArU
(I Ota) ,
ADMinuo*.. ... .0? and 10?
8how start* it 7:41 sharp
Mati na? dally at 4 p. m.
looking for smart shoes for holiday wear. We are selling many
every day. The news of our superb shoes is getting round at a
, an* prfe* of. wfu* prop* umnt~99, 90, 97. - CALAIS CLOTH IW G CQ,
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