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?HM I* ORBC* TO AVOID
VKUilADLE I1REAJC WITH
nuu MT'COHE r
<Dr United Preu)
WABHl.N'OTON ?Th. Id?? of .
*lni Qermany ow the .ub
???""<>? t? th?
admlnlatraUo?** We.,, conatitnte a
?roa? dab In ??kins her preaent a
^ working basis for peace than
ahe has jet given. The thnagfct tw
the hreak man ?>11? If P?,ce
'?11 U aputrlng WiUan au.
according to ? cabinet e racial while
th* endowment at hla peace Tim
neutrals !? making him
doably anxlbae to keep dp tke work.
The action of Spain In rtgorou?lr
pro tee Ung to Germany against aub
??arfne activities la retarded aa U
?K?d by the kaowladg? o t thla mt
erameafa purpoee, .hoald all hope
?f peace eranerate.
8p?f* Refused Support.
- J W- - ?? ->ivm .no*
rid, Spain baa aotljMd. tke Dni tel
?OTcmraent that ibe cannot
?npport Preeldenf Wilaon'a nole.
WASHINGTON ?The Danlah Bote
?VPPorUnK Wtlaon'a peace meaaap*.
which waa made public yeeterday.
waa received here today.
State Depwtmeat 1? Doubt.
WASHINGTON. ?TI)e State Do-,
pertinent cl&lma not to know the la
tentlona of Spain regarding the Pree
Ident's note to the belligerent!.
Note from Sweden.
WASHINGTON?The peace note
from Sweden la rlrtnally the aa
?a the Norwegian and Danlah no
which arrived today.
TO RAISE PRICES
PUgJl Ooet of Paper rut. rtern. to.
nfa?l??<li? Committor Still
(By United Proa*)
NEW ?The now* print pa
per ahortfge hfta hit the uapaaln?? of
the country hard. Nearly a dozen
hire announced an lacroiuie or ?boot
on*-Ulrt the original price of their
ON.?Tie fort of man
: newsprint paper did nai
.41* y*ar oyer Unt and thl*,
therefore. caonol b- adv.nr..d ae a
'?kotor to Juatlfy the raise la price?.
J*eor4i*g to a report j
th* Mfeg! Trade fio
, ?HO'e. afcer elftbly 1
? apply. The net
compadtee I nereda
(By United Preee) .
_ TOWt-?wlw a tU to -i I,
Ilea ?r whoa ara attached t?" the II
llurlcd army, ut today awlnclngl
J their way CD U? 110-mlU Ul?ht to I
? Philadelphia. Th. flrat of th. mrl?. I
? ton left Hempetead at ?:!? o'clock I
land the*othera followed aooa after-1
? ward, trallla* *Lo*t In a Ion* Una.
SUIT FILED jmASIST
4 THE KLAXON COMPANY
of Jaatlce today announced the lilac
of a suit la Newark under the aatl
truat lav afalnat the LoTeD-KcOoa
n.ll Manufartorlng Company, uaaa
Jfactnren of ?axon auto horna. It
I la claimed tkat the company aimed
to enforce reetrlctlro eontracta.
which iwrucht to prerent Jobbera who
?ell Ita home fma deaUn* with other
CM DIED ttSTHMY
J ' Martha EUiabeth Parker, th? a?T-.
Icn-year-old daughter of Mr. and lira.
IF. H. Parker died yeaterday after I
? having been 111 for only a abort time.
I The funeral aerrl^ee were held IhU I
I afternoon at t o'clock, Rer. F. M.
Isolpee. paator of the Methodlat
I church. officiating. Interment waa |
I In Oakdala cemotery.
DOWN MID OKI
ZURICH.?Th? Rotterdam cor re* I
pendent of th? Kurlcher Neurste'l
"We here In Holland know Twill
well that England Is fast arriving 6t J
a state of rghanstlon And has btfenj
"President Wilson's note Is an en-1
doraoment of the Teutodfe peace!
offer without directly wrtendinn a r
helping head to the Centri
We ihonld not fr
soihe time In the fottnr* It
known thst leading
encoe are backing WIU
they hp longer have any I
gardlng the trt? conditio?*" ?*; L fa
Mrs. H. E.
Miss Annie, of
city today on a.
. ... ..UiaiijwiiuA.'
THAT WILSON' 18 00X81
? UK2 OBDERING rkHSII
to COM? BACK.
ean pritor Ma? coaattomtf
Went Wllaon. according to a.
tlva aonrcea. IBclud c, tbfl wl
of Parahlnc'a men and the
Inr of bagoUatlona to Mttla
dar patrol? matters, the pro(
Americans and poaalble Ana
Fletcher la to ka eant t>
/Tlty and Carranaa'a reue
bara la to be r*ca?al*edN
LONGER THAN OTHER M?N
RALEIGH, N. C.?A recent inves
tigation bum!? to find out what cltaa
of men Uro the longest revealed the
fad that clergymen lire longer than
other men. Monell Bayre, who majlo
t bo investigation. attributes the long
evity of clergymen to their simple
life and says that the extra years
which t^e.clergy ac^unralato. are the
mpum*: Jim.. wwari itws]
Mvee of sacriflce andjsbateiniousno**. ]
If they were drinkers, they would
not lire long. If they were gluttons
they certainly would bo short-lived,
so blessed with neither poverty nor
riches, they find wealth in the num
ber of their days of usefulness and
Service on earth.
Moderation Is now considered the
salvation of this life. A splendid rule
for attaining longevity la summed up
>y the United States Public Health
Service In the following short cut
"Other things being equal tt Is tha
man who lesdl the well-balanced life
who lasts the longest, whose work to
: the end te uniformly the best, he
1 who neither over-works, nor over
plays. neither ovor-ests. over-drinks,,
j nor over-sleep?, he who maintains a
standard of simple healthy diet In
moderation, who offsets mental :work
with physical recreation, who Is as
honest with his own bodv as he is
with his own bnalneee. When aue
eeee eomes to such a one his [phy
sical and mental condition Is such
that hecan epjoy in peace of mind
and contentment of bod*, the fruits
of bis labors."
at the*Now Thea& next Tuesday
from 1 p. m. to 11
n. They were
through the conrttfe of High Gor
man OfBcUla. Th? duplet all the
grim scenes or gi&tlo war In
campaign tor the c ?ture or Poland.
They have not been
their showing in Ch ago.
Large crowds ar
c?n before. This
expected to see
this great picture. The hour ?-(or
Its performance ha A beep so arrang
;e4 IHLMMmI* flP^I^UTIjljarik
haven can attend aqd return to their
homes that same Afternoon. If they
IS CIVEN HEARING
Slnvm Small wood. Colored. Wns Kill
ed Near Old Ford on Hiiadaj
Solomon Brown, who Is alleged to
have shot and tilled 81mon Small
wood near-Old Ford Sunday, was
given a preliminary hearing today.
Ho was bound over fte,trial at the
next Urm ol Superior oourt. Both
uien are colored.
\ It 1s claimed thai Brown and
' 8m all wood had been ?uarr??lln* wnd
'that tho former went up to Somll
v ood's house and shot at him throxigh
the window. The bnltet took rftfcct
in tho hip and the vlctfm died eoon
VfOU IV ??. A jtNMV w |
$10 will be. offered for. the winner. |
Tbla la the flrat tonrnament that
been held la the county In some 1
time and ae these ovents are always 1
o? great Interest. many are expected!
to be at Bath to wltaeee It. j
ENTERTAINED AT BRIDGE
Miss Mary Lillian Ellsworth en
tertained at her borne on West Sec
ond street yesterday afternoon at
htldge la honor of Mrs. Crone, of
Norfolk, Mrs. R. L. Stewart and Mrs.
McGllvary Orr, of Goldsboro. There
wore stx tables of bridge and one of
hearts. Miss Llllle Belle Willis was
awarded the high-score pr!te.
The home was most beautifully
decorated with pine, holly and other
Christmas decorations, presenting a
most attractive appearance. At the
conclusion of the card playing, re
freshments were served In two
I Among those present were Misses
, Mary Hill, Winnie Nicholson. El'.*a
Branch, Mary Cowell, Luna Pulford,
of Norfolk. Llllle Belle Willis. Kath
arine 8mall, Mary Belle Smnll, Cad
die Fowfe, Maty Fowls. Augusta
Charles, Bessie Buckman. Elisabeth
W"irr*n. Meadames E. O. Weston. E.
K. Willis. Lindsay Warren. Hu*h
Phelna, N. L. Simmons. Leo Stewart,
M'O'lvary Orr. Mrs. Crone. Mrs.
Swan. J. C. Crow, Carl Ooerch and
W- H. RUSS BROS. COMPANY
VARIETY 5-foRE ... *
Dmitibvtor* of ~
Sewing MachinesiandSuppJief* :: Talki**} Machines
and Supplies . : Picture Frames. Made to Order;
patronsgs And friendship
Ijr our thoughts go out t? ???)> of you, to
prosperity In your undertakings, wlsdoa in tfco'Mrk.
, frl?nd? for t fas fireside strength
crowned aa emperor or Hungary. The
youthful successor of Frans Josef
will be formally Invested with the
crown at nine o'clock tonight at the
Church of St. Mathew, following a
solemn religious ceremony.
in prince or Mr
HAM GOOD IMPRESSION
nils Season,'Accor3lir(f*to flfiuiy
- in the Audience.
"The Prince of Pllsen" played at
the New Theatre last night to a ca
pacity house. The audience appear
ed to thoroughly enjoy the presen
tation. As near a* we can "line up"
the play, it "stood up" about as fol
Girls,?good looking and other
Charles Horn, as Hans Wagner,
was extremely it.>??d in his part and
portrayed the "Ziminnatl" brewer to
perfection. Next to him, George L.
Myers, the Frcn? !t hotel keeper, dis
played the best talent. Edward T.
Mora, aa the real Prince of Pilsen.
and George Hall, os the English lord,
were also good. Estelle Blrncy car
ried off the "femlnie honors" with
ease while Marie Baldwin, as Ed!th,
the Vassar Girl, pleased the audience
with her excellent singing. Ella May
Baasett, as the brewer's daughter.
only fair in her part. Dorothy
Delmorfe, In the part of Jlmmle, thp
bell boy, was generally termed "cute'
by the audience.
The chorus work was above the
average and there were a number nf
uniqrue and handsome costumes ex
A few m in a tee before the close of
the performance, several of the au
dience thoughtlessly arose from their
seats in order to get to the door first
and caused considerable annoyance
to those whb wished to soe the finale.
They rushed tbftttgh the aisles, msde
considerable noise and confusion and
blocked the vlsloh of those who hap
pened to be teated In back of them,
However, they ?obkbty didn't know
- m.: \ jftv
wiuuffu irouiilo i.iL1JJ* Nimil r' I'lTnY
between the four. M? brotherhoods
and the railroad executives.
They will. probably ace the Presi
dent before Tuesday. In tho mean
ime there appears to be no Inclina
tion of the employes and the railroad
executives /o come to an agreement.
Haftth bold Una to their original
declarations and mneit bitter fcallnf
Is In evidence. On oadi or two of tho
smaller roads In t be west, It haa al
ready been decided to call a strike.
JOIN UNITED STATES
IN PEACE MOVEMENT
BUENOS AIREd.?If the United
Stnten makes the reapest. the South
American nations would probably
join In peace notes to the belliger
ents. Just at present, however, there
!s some objection to unanimous ac
tion, but there Is good authority for
the declaration that these objections
would be swept aside If the United
States should formally request co
DRAINAGE TAX NOTICE.
| The drainage tax?? for PAiff).
[Punfco and Broad Creek Dralnag*
' iJistrlots aro due and mrst br? s<*ltl*il
iat onre. All not paid imn:e1'"Hv
will be adevrt!sed and sold tho 1 r
Monday In February, nt the Court
House at 12 o'clock noon.
This 29?h day of Dertmbar, 1916.
W. B. WINDUCT. Sheriff.
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