North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Chronam.
est Time To Pay Old Acc
fQTON : ? FIRST IN HEALTH ; FIRST IN WEA LTH,
WASHINGTON, N. O.
, Ofir United Ereas) ^
* LONDON.? -Notwlthatandlng the
lftptssts of America, Poland and the
Vatican* Germany 1? still deporting
Belgian workmen. Moreover, the
Kaiser's men are registering? ^pre
sumably for" future deportation? all
the cltlsens of Sir 1 tier land and the
Duchy of Luxenburg who are resid
ing in Belglutn. ' V
? statement, loaned by the Belgian
Department or Jqstico today, declares
u? -u.. fffU^jMMapWh^Mb
Several thousand men are MBit
over Into Germany dally and ire pot
to work. To a large extant* these
men are taking 'the placet ol German
workmen, who, in turn, are being
sent to the front. How long. Ger
many will' keep "up these methods la
a matter of conjecture. It la gener
al** ellcred, however, that If neu
tral nations do not enter a vigorous
protest, every male person o*ef .17 j
yCRfs of age, residing In Belgium,
and physically able will soon be at
wifek In the German shops.
(By United Preee)
PETROGRAD. ? Under Oerman
greeeure the Rumanlane hire retir
ed te rillup, the war office announc
BBRI.IN- ? "Our Infantry now
etanda before Craora." - etated the
bemai o metal etatement today In
reporting the Teutonic rveep orer
. SALONIKA. ? The Rerblani ?re
hotly pufaulnjr the Bulgarian* and
qennaw. Vho are retreating ffohi
Mon?jttr- Th-y hare captured arr
? /ft- a ;h -? k f
Washington. ? President Wtl
? SOD and Secretary Lansing have
ahead of tbem during the next
1 few months many serious and
vitally Important International '
questions whfch they are already
seeking to bring to a conclusion
?p^tltly. ' . ji
The German submarine ques
tlon la still the most acute of all
thoae to be considered. In spite
of what the administration be
lieved to have been agreements
reached with Germany that
would end the harasalng featur
es of. these questions, there are
live critical cases of alleged vio
lation of Germany's promises to
this government. One involves
thS loss of five American lives
and? two 9thers of American
The German submarine war
fare la constantly presenting
phases that are annoying. The
rules spplylng to warning to
vessels before alnking and the
safety of passengers are deemed
absolutely inadequate how, and
are easily infringed when ex
coses are so fruitful later on.
The fe4r Is beginning to be
felt In administration circles
that Berlin* aim is to skate
,along the edge "ot trouble *lth
the United ttaftea, without
bringing it about, in the mean
time continuing' her submarine
operations ponding her complet
ing of a- great fleet of subma
rines ultimately designed to sur
round and starve Great Britain
Berlin will not easily yield to a
change in policy as to subma
rines *t the present KXars. It Is
grows in strength and imports
a ?ek she will, it is feared, grow 4
-less and less considerate of the
wishes arid demands of the Unit-.,
' ed States. She will risk a break
in relations to accomplish her
purpose of starving England.
? ???*? ? e * ? 9 e e -
Jin the window of Vfrlllam Bragaw
?- Co. can be seen a fine display or
corn and potatoes which waa raised
"*nd brought to town by B. H. Thomp
aon of Aurora, one of the county's
loading farfnora. Jfr.. Thompson
states that he lr getting pne hundred
buahes of these potatoes per acre.
The atfottg point and main feature
about it Is, that thla Is the second
crop which was planted after the
first crop was housed' In Junto. The
two huge sweet potatoes In the win
dow were put on exhibit by Tillman'
Paul of Aurora.
Vp More the Becdrter.
the session Of redord^r's court
yestrfrdgy" jthe follolrlag cases
FOR PRIZES 1
HUNDREDS OP DOLLARS AL
READY PAID TO LOCAL HER.
CHANTS ON ACCOUNTS.
tomaad for the Prixe-Winnlng Slips
? Is Growing Heavier all the Time.
Indications Now Are That Pay-up
Week Will Be Great Success.
"Everybody is asking Jot tickets,"
was the statement of one of the I
leading merchants in the city today'. |
"I've had several accounts on my
books for years and they were paid
op yesterday/' remarked another.
"I've given oat several hundred
tickets," declared a dry goods man.
All of which goes to show that the
cl til ens of Beaufort county are hear
tily In aocerd with the **Pay-up"
spirit and are doing their part In
making Pay-up Week a success. j
The ticket boxes in Worthy &
Etherldge's and Davenport's drug
stores were literally crammed .this
motplng with tickets. Everyone ap
pears to be determined to get one of
the thirteen cash prises that will be
awarded on1 Saturday night |
Nearly Everyone in the city la
wearing a '^tfay^up" button. ^Jumer
blcycles and automobiles; Prom pres- :
ent indications the project is going
to be an even greater success than
the Merchants' Association had hoped
TO DELIVER HIS
?? ! ? !?? I ?
(B7 United Press)
' WAJ3 KINGSTON. ? The call for
American' business to meet the un
precedented trade conditions after
the t?a r will bp the keynote of Pres
ident WUeon's message to Congress
on Tuesday. He is %l so expected to
appeal to the employer and employee
for more co-operation, and a mutual
confidence and the elimination of
class Reeling In order that the coun
try's industries may accomplish the
Mr. Wilson Will probably go Into
detail as to suggestions pertaining to
the country's attitude in trade affairs
after the war. He will take up the
problems that American business,
men will have to face and what
methods may best be employed In
solving them. ; y
The present high cost of Hying
will also be brought up in the mea
causes much g vwmjpta
tetnsw YORK. ? The high Cost of
fobd and fuel yesterday brqught dis
tress to thousands of families In tfew,
"York C?^. The Her. fir. Bdwai 4
Oabler, In charge of 8t. Mark's Chap^
'enue A and Tenth street, said
it least SO per cent of the Rsst
vest hungry to bed last night.
districts !h the city are also
Unable to got prompt nllil from
th? ebflrltabla orgftnllatlona, hnn
drrto of poraona ynatrrilar ?)??aled
to ehnrcbea for al<l. ThU *u par
ticularly troa In oartalo parta of tha
lowar Gaat gldo. Tha rarlotia Mu
tator* to whom appentt ?rer? nrndn
l'? What an they eoMfl, bat war*
a Wo to owarohty a raUIl part of tha
HIGH COST OP Iiiynvo
(Br United Prcsa)
NEW XOKB^r-Beplrlng to pub
lished reports. Chairman Wlllcox, of
the ReputxHuu^jifatlonal Committee,
today dialed that-* telegram, con
ceding the eloctlcm and congratulat
ing President Wilson had been pre-,
pared.' Wllltfoxi Announced that the
ftopubllcan still awaiting the
I B^RJ.IN.? TW semi-official Trans
ocean News Buffau quotes the Cen
tral Identification Bureau, of Kiev.
Russia, as stating that the number of I
Russian casualties since June 1 of '
| this year had r?a?hed 100.621 officers !
and 2,027.852, a total of 2,128,474.!
I Among the superior officers recent- 1
ly fallen. It is seated, were one gen
eral, of a brigade; four colonels and
-four lloutenant*co|onols, command
ers of regiments*
I It Is likewise stated that part of j
the Russian forces In the Caucasun (
hare recently bedb transferred 1
LEADING CmZEN S TO
BE SEEN AT FAIR I
Prominent Mm Will Impersonate]
Ballet Dancer, Fat Lady, Wild
"The Elks Coiyity Fair," -which Is
to be given at the New Theatre
Thursday night for the benefit of the
Elks Christmas fond, promisee to be
some show ? If the cast of characters
has anything to do with it. Follow
ing Is a partial list of those who will
Ballet dancer, Walter Beatty.
Tight rope walker. George Hill.
Trapeze performer, John D. Calais. ]
Tango artist, John W. Oden.
Contortionist, A. M. Dumay.
8trong Man, Pete Burbank.
Fat Lady, Ben Taylor.
Magician. Albert Gray Willis.
Snake charmer, N. L. Clmmons.
Wild Man, E. L. Archbelle.
Sword eater, F. C. Mallison.
Female Impersonator, J. H. Callo-|
, Bareback rider, Charles 8tancill.
Fire eater, Carl Rochclle.
SITUATION IN GBEECE IS
t>r gravest Import akcw
I ? Renter /'?dlnprf&i
a. dated Stmday. ?*T?4toW<
the situation In Qreece la or the tltr.
:t & ?
~Tht> nature # the. allied demand,
rmulatod Saturday." lay, th? eor
ot, ?a*a concealed, bat It 1*
that thrr took the form of
? Sffrt-i ?? .' \
,t? Aeatraln Klght Hmrr 1*?.
VKMN? Petltlona nee*
to rnttttn fedora]
ofllelale from enforcing tbo Adammn
?Itht-hour lav were filed la Moral
court bora today by the IlUnola Cen
tral and Yaaoo and Mlealaalppl Val
ley rallroada. omelala of tha rail
road employe* brotherhood* a too .are
anmed aa defendant* la the petttlona.
which will ha heard December 1.
u?t ? .to
Seed cotton gVifcri . ^ #t
ARMIES ARE J
CHANCES ARE THAT AN ACTIVE
CAMPAIGN WELL BE CONDUCT
jSD THROUGH SEASON.
Are Bettor Located Along the West
ern Front and Also on the Greek |
Frontier. EBMMtoM Will Have
tho Worst o t it. '
(Written for the United Frees by
J. W. T. Mason)
[ NEW YORK. ? Three offensives
are now at the height 0f their pres
sure as the European conflict enters
its third winter. For the first time
the military situation suggests the,
continuation of activities throughout
several months. The Anglo-French
offensive along the Somme and the
Ancre, tho allied advance along the
Greek frontier, and the movement of
the Teutons In Rumania all contain
possibilities of surprises during the
The principal unknown problem
will be the effectiveness of the artil
lery when concentrated upon the
frozen trenches. 81nce the start of
the conflict there haa been no effort
made to teet the ability of elther.sido
to withstand the tjBftch bombard
iMrtr uuiiT cnilMlNvnUiiis'i1 #
winter. Hitherttf tlie trench fighting
has slackened into a draw with the
advent of cold weather.
? At the beginning of winter the al
lies sre better situated along the
western front. The artillery positions
are on high ground for shell-blasting
operation against the frozen line.
Along the Greek frontier the ad-4
vantage Is slso with the allies bs
cause their lines of communication
are shorter. The Teutons hold the
advantage in Rumania because the
Rumanians can obtain ammunition
only from Russia, where the supply
The third winter , of the war will
be the jr^reme teat not only of the
fighting power of the belligerents but
also of the staying power of the non
combatapt population. This season
the British, French, Russians and
Germans are establishing a new sys
tem for conserving food supplies and
CRUISERS SEEK U-BOAT
OFF DELAWARE CAPES
NORFOLK. ? Endeavoring to lo
cate a German submarine reported by
.several ships as having been seen
jfrOm 150 to 250 miles east of the
aware Capes allied #arshlps are
rchlng the seas In every dlrec
?Agfa m era frpoken by British HV
HU were Caked If they ban seen
Anything of. the submarine A neu
tral vessel reported sighting the
underwater craft, which ttaled.
around the steamer and fcapt Insight
tor an hour. r . ?
HOPE fO SEIUE '*4
(Br United PrM.)
ATLANTIC CITY. ? A flail pl.n
for tha withdrawal of th. An-meaa
toreaa from th. latarlor of MaMeo
?ad th. botdar patrol, which will
hata Praaldent Wllaon'. approval,
wilt ka praaaatad to tha ltnlcan
Fnta Commlaalaa.r.. tilth thla
?tat.m?Bt tha admlalrtratloa npacta
tha aaeaptaaaa al tha plan wtthoat
farther wrangling. <ii
1 HELPING THE
Liberal Donation for Relief Fund
Was Received from That City
Every part of tbe count." Is Joining
in the Armenian relief fund contri
butions. Tbe progressive residents i
of Pantego came to tbe front on
lflV tfrA re-,
Uef of the sufferers. Pantego now
has tbe distinction of leading the
county in the amount given, with the
exception of Washington.
Aurora Is alio becoming Interest
ed In the relief fund and a liberal
donation Is expected from that city
within a few days. Bath, Belhaven
and other sections have not been
heard from as yet. with the excep
tion of one or two Individual dona
Following is the amount raised to
Previously reported 9100.00 !
W. B. Harding 1.00
Dr. L. H. Mann 1.00
J. L. Phillips 1.00
Mrs. T. H. Davis 1.60
Wiley 8. Woolard .. 1.00
From . Pauley ?>.
Methodist Aid Society 5.00
Methodist Sunday School.. 8.88
?. P. Aycock 8.00
A Friend 1.00
J. A. 8 l\t.. 1.00
Orand total . .9 116.86
Will Be In Session There Today and ,
Tomorrow. Rev. T. Malcolm
Taylor In Charge.
, The convocation of Edcnton, of
hrtfteti Rev. R. B. Drane, D. D.. is
6nan; Rst. Howard AUigood, secre
tary. and John Q. Bragaw, Jr., tress
convenes today at Aurora for
0th meeting. Rev. J. Malcolm
T*ytor Ji In charge. The following
program will be rendered:
Tneeday, November SI.
, 7:Jt p. m. ? Evening prayer.
Preacher, Rev. C. H. Jordan.
Alternate. Rev. C. A. Ashby.
Wednesday, November 83
9:80 a. m. ? Business meeting.
U a. m. ? The Holy Communion,
the Bishop; preacher. Rev. A. 8. Gib
son; alternate, Rev. It. C. Danghtry.
8 p. m. ? Business meeting.
Essay by Rev. John R. Matthews.
Reports on work In convocation.
7:80 f. m. ? Missionary meeting.
Missions, parochial. Rev. a C. Kel
niaemn, Blahop MM.
Qaml, ArMihw Nm. ...
? ffflME'1"1. HCT^r?|p| yr>
* ff$Sr A1CBAKH ADOHf 4W ?
* :-^S art**** Mnumu ?
(Bj United Prow)
? London. ? The Greek Okblp' -
? today refused the dema- Qi^3
? the allies that the Qr -*1 * > *
? trlan and Tu-* -ySd^Tiaters
? lAavii the ?<?*?? tomor
? row, 'accord, Athons dis
* This demand, which was made 1
* a few days ago. caused a* senas
* tlon here. The press throughout
? the country were generally in
? dlgnant over the attitude as
* numed by the allies and were al
* moat unanimous In their insist
* ence that the cabinet refuse the 1
? What course will nmcf be pur
* sued by the altles Is ?o?. known.
? The Oreek reply has b^en dis
? patched. >
IT 18 GKVKRAI.LT BELIEVED,
HOWEVER, THAT THE STRIKE
WILL XOT BE KTTKCTIVI
Railroad Brotherhood* Will Today
Enlist the Aid of the federation of
"Labor In Making Che Bight-hoar
Day an Auurcd Pact for Uninc.
(By United Press)
, WASHINGTON.? That a general
railroad strike In January wltl prob
ably be averted la the Interpretation
I placed upon the rematlcs of"- /Chief
atone of the Brotherhood of Ldeoino
tlve Engineers. He also statea that
the question of a stiikfe "will be
Last week, the leader? la New TJrk
declared flat-footedly that there
would be a strike ?
the real eight-hour law*- It U now
believed, however, that the brother
hood* will be content to wait to teat
the constitutionality of he Adamson
eight-hour measure. They are shroud
Ing their movements In seoree|r.?ad
refuse to state anything definite re
garding their Plan? " t
Today the Brotherhood chiefs win
address the AmSHfiui Federation of
Labor convention at Baltimore a
move that portends' the cloee co-op
eratlon between them and the Feder
ation to force the elght-hgbr working
day Into a reality through strength
of labor ratyar than legUftatlon.
In the meantime, the l>epartment
of Justice !b ready for the Adamson
test, which will be made when the
Union PaclOc and the Snnte Fe be
gin their Injunction suite at Kansas
City, Mo. to restrain the enforce
ment of the law. The decision In
their case will be vital. Upon It will
probably depend the strike declalon.
The Newlands committee on Investi
gation will be resume^ Thursday
with the testimony of tie railroads
Pm??! I? y am t nation*.
Charles Henry Allen, formerly em
ployed at Davenport's, pharmacy, re
turned to Washington last night
from Raleigh, where he^|^iCuUy
I passed the examinations ton?O0?dby
the State Board of Pbarnuc/^ltMire ?
were <8 young men who took th* el
imination* and Mr. Allen was* ene
of the 22 who psssed. He axpeeta to
remain In Washington
TODAYS PROGRAM |
? AT? I
?*OI*D FOR mahHRSS
miss i.iiXiAm tnmt
? The Man who wishes to pay $20.00 for a SUIT should see our beautiful J
i en in the very newest styles an# colors. - - Calais C
. J.K ..