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ISSUED WEEKLY . PRINCIPLES, NOT MEN ONE D0LLARI1 Elt'.YEAR
VOL. 40 Asheboro, N. C. Thursday, January 28, 1915 No. 4
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WOMEN TO BE NOTARIES PUBLIC-BILL
PRIMARY INTRODUCED THE
GREENSBORO NEWS' ATTACK
"I shall endeavor to enact a just.wise
and equitable law for the General Aa
seWy, and will try to safeguard the
interests of the taxpayers of North
CaMlina and will not be deterred by
political dreamers." These were the
closing words of a statement made in
the House Saturday morning by Rep
resentative Doughton, cf Allegheny,
and were in reply to an attack made
gm him by the Greensboro News of
Friday in a double-leaded editorial,
which bore the illumnatng head: "To
ir.i.ir.. tv. nfrnml " Thp same edit-
rial also paid its respects to Speaker
Wten, Senator wamam mm epic
senative Bowie. ....
' In Short the editorial made the in
sinuation that a trade had been af
fected among the rival candidates for
the speakership, that Mr. Wooten was
Kiven the Bowie strength and in turn
for this the chairmanship of the
Hie Finance Committee should go
to Mr. Doughton, manager of Mr.
Bwie's campaign. ,.,,.
Tfce bill from the Senate allowing
women to hold the office of notary
... xt i.u . .1 . m a naaatiH tnft
second reading with few feeble noes
and n the third reading there was
not the semblance of opposition. Later
-V . ,i Mr uhn WHS not
on Mr. Alien, ui ---
present when the vote was taken ap
peared in the chamber and appeared
very much surprised that the bill hart
had such easy sailing and was at that
very minute a law in North Carolina.
1 4.- l, ..nrilnfl nS VOtinC
against it and moved to reconsider
wherebv the bill could again be plac
ed on the calendar. The chair ruled
Mr. Allen had no rights in the prem-
i . . ti-,.Ioo .imo in his Hid but
lSeB, Jnr. uuh.'"1" --
was met with the same ruling then up
stepped Mr. Dunning irum "
who said he voted for the bill and
. Ho wns ROC-
moved a recuiisiuc av.u... ---onded
by Mr. Hutchinson and together
they got tne diu Dae uu iu
It was set as a special order for lues-
iay morning v
Representative Gallatin Roberts, of
y . .J tv.. Viill fnr nn
BunComDC presemeu nic ... -
amendment to the Constitution giving
the women of North Carolina the right
to vote ann iepicoc,, .-v . .
Cleveland, got in the first airtight
linuor bill of the session, preventing
the shipment of intoxicating liquors
into Cleveland county for any purpose
.'t-.t.;, th ws exeention 01 meat-
''IS., tt ,iu-fo twit Vinnrs Tues-
day the Senate bill to empower the
Governor to fPP""
passage of the bill, with the under
standing that Governor Craig ap
points but one woman under the law
until the Supreme Court has time to
pass on the constitutionality of the
act This is precaution against having
" . i. c 1,1 nntarv nstru-
ereat numoers ui .... -
K . ,1 n, ctoto n the event
ments an oyer n. - -I n.
the Supreme Court rules against the
COnSUlUHUlianij - , ,
Opposition to the bill was led by
n f Wavne. who
P.-j' j iU- n-f ho iinronstutional
and was a pretense and sham. One
f the principal advocates was Kep
.ocontative Roberts, of Buncombe,
who rung in a tribute to .Mr. l Charle.
If. ATCOCK, wiium v - - '
god man and woman in Raleigh v. as
now hoping and expecting to see a p
inted to the Raleigh postmaster-
Representative Roberts introduced a,
ill to have expert witnesses selected
by presiding judge and their compen
sation fixed after trial by the judge
instead of allowing cither side to offer
experts vi wi r-
present. Roberts also offered a bill
. to include women freeholders in peti
tions for ordering elections to provide
assessment or levy of taxes on realty.
In the Senate. Senators Hobgood
and Weaver offered a joint bill to pro
vide for a legalized primary for all
parties on a common day and under
regulations that will allow a secret
ballot, pollholdors to give assistance
when asked. Five hundred copies
were ordered printed.
The Senate passed the Nash bill to
simplify registration deeds and mort
gages after a long debate.
We are going to have, it seems, the
biggest submarines in the world. This
is the next best thing to having the
smallest need of them. New York
British union spends $19,000,000 e
year, one third for strikes, and have
$25,000,000 in accumulated funds.
Porto Rico's legislature has passed
a compensation act. a woman's eight
hour law and a child labor law.
Perhaps even the laundryman may
have too many irons in .the fire.
1 "It is never too late to lend," is the
Motto of the chronic borrower.
It generally takes more than a club
to kill time.
Some people keep us so busy listen
ing to their troubles that we haven't
any time for our own.
Wigg I wonder where this mov?
ing picture fad will stop? Wagg
Give it up. Even an art gallery can't
The growing of legumes will retard
soil depletion and greatly add to its
power to produce.
GENERAL NEWS EVENTS
NEWS FROM OUTSIDE THE
STATE BOILED DOWN FOR THE
BUSY READER THE IMPOR
TANT HAPPENINGS OF FOR
EIGN COUNTRIES BRIEFLY
Kansas City, Mo. A jury has just
decided that Decause Mrs. Delia Wil
son wore a tight skirt and high-heeled
shoes that she was not entitled to
$5,000 .damages for a broken ankle
received when she fell while trying
to aught from a C. B. & Q. train.
San Francisco, Cul. Seventy brides
cold the other night. He took a light
ed electric bulb to bed with him. The
bed caught fire. Physicians say Mr.
Little will recover.
Sanfrancisco. Cal. Seventv hrides
arrived from Japan recently to marry
men tney naa never seen. The wom
en came to Amerira. to marrv the Ja
panese after seeing their photographs.
Kansas City, Mo. A. J. Randall,
92, and his former wife, 85, from
whom he was divorced 47 years ago,
were remarried here recently.
Plymouth, Mich. C. B. Truesdell,
a farmer, swallowed a pin when a
boy. A few days ago the pin point
was seen sticking from his right ear.
It has been removed after having
been in his body for more than 65
Bangor. Me. After over 50 years
of prohibition this city can not only
lay claim to being the most drunken
city in "dry" Maine' for drunkness are
treble of what they are in Milwaukee,
the city made famous by its beer.
Huntington, W. Va. Electric spank
ing machines have been installed in
two schools here. The spankers are
capable of delivering hve sharp blows
of a paddle every second. Since tne
machines were installed there has
been a 100 per cent increase in "ex'
cellent" marks on deportment cars.
Paducah, Ky. John C. Harris re
cently sold a box of strawberries here
at 10 cents a berry. The berries were
as pretty as they are in May time anil
Leavenworth, Kan. Peter Thanner
died at the soldiers' home recently
or,, I uttanrlanta found more than Sli.-
000 in cash hidden under the bedcloth-
Woof Povm1nrron Mo. A. M. Rid
ley. found trgxrid watch-whtteTJlOwllig
wpntlv.' The watch had been lost a
vear asro bv Louis Kerschner. The
watch is in perfect condition.
San Francisco The ashes of Tei-
jiro llascgawa have been sent to his
.lfittvna in .Tnnnn hv nnrccls nost.
East St. Louis, 111. Not until her
it known that Mrs. Kosc Hanoion lias
it L-.inu-uVi;it Mrs Unsi Hunolon has
spent most of her life in men's cloth
ing working as a common luoorei.
1 iirnrn Til Tli-. .TpRsn Parr nicke
up a pearl in an oyster from the banks
of the Fox river and when it was ap
praised by expert it was found to be
Paris In future, vendors of beer,
wine and cider throughout b ranee will
he exemnt from the Dayment of a
license fee. This departure is regard
ed as a measure of temperance reton
and has received the endorsement of
the temperance party. It comes as
another step in the tight against aD
sinthe. and is taken so that every op
portunity will be held out to the
French people to quench their thirst
with beer, wine and tne ugntei
drinks instead of absinthe.
London Marie Magliesco was just
arrested in Naples after one ot tne
most thrilling cr.recrs on record. She
was formerly a lulldglucr tiui, w: s
badly wounded. Then she became a
lion tamer and was wounded again.
Then she became a singer and pur
chased a picture for a few cents. The
picture was worth $40,000. She dou
bled that amount at roulette and then
lost it all. She was arrested while
trying to pawn another woman's jew
els. Philadelphia, Pa. -Philadelphia dog
lovers were greatly interested in the
"Just A Dog" show held here recently.
Pedigreed dogs were barred and mon
grels took their places. The show was
a great success.
Tarrytown. N. Y. John Kaputa
and a party of friends were autoing
through town recently when a traffic
policeman shouted the warning that
one of the front wheels of the ma
chine was missing. The wheel was
found a mile back in the road. Ka
puta had never missed the wheel.
Sir Douglas Mawson, the Antarctic
explorer, has arrived in this country
and is giving interesting accounts oi
A raiA nf Herman aeroDlanet
nn HmrlnnH took nlace last week. The
two former on December 24 and 25.
The attack continued about iour
hours. Nobody seems to have seen
the machines as they were concealed
by the darkness of a cloudy night.
Ex-President Taft recently address
ed the members of the Indiana Leg
islature. He told them he saw possi
ble blessing in the European war;
it may be the means of bringing
about in the future the settlements
of all international disputes by a
court of .arbitration.
RANDOLPH TO HAVE COUNTY COMMENCEMENT
THE DATE WILL BE FRIDAY, APRIL 2 BELOW. IS A LIST OF PRIZES
FOR THE OCCASION ALL OF THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO 'I'llE
SEVEN GRADES EACH SCHOOL IN THE COUNTY MAY TAKE A
To The Teachers of Randolph Ccunty:
Each school is entitled to a declaimer and a reciter chosen from any grade
below the eighth to compete for a gold medal. .These declamations and reci
tations should not be over eight minu tes long. Write Dr. L. R. Wilson, Chap
el Hill, N. C, for bulletin of Declamations.
Each school is entitled to one pupil from any grade be-low the eighth
to contest for a prize given by Mr. Hugh Parks in spelling. The spelling
will be oral: each one missing a word will sit down and the last person lei'l
standing willl be the winner. Tha books from which words will be Eiven
are Reeds Word Lesson and A Spell ing Book."
Each school will be entitled to enter two pupils from ar.y grade below
the eighth for the following athlelic events:
100 yard da.jh.
220 yard dash.
Quarter mile run.
Running broad jump.
Running high jump.
A suitable prize will be given to each boy winning an event and also
one will be given to the school winning the greatest number of events.
There will be a display of writing, map drawing, free hand drawing, spec
imens of written spoiling through the grades and any other specimens of
any work done at your school. A prize will bo given by the Woman's Club,
to the school making the best display. Begin now to prepare your exhibits.
A prize will be given to the boy or girl writing r.n essay of not more
than 1500 words on any phase of Randolph County's Life.
The pupils passing a satisfactory examination to be given March the 18th
and VJih on the following subjects w"l be given a County diploma:
Milnes' Progressive Arithmetic book 111 to page 192.
Spelling A Spelling L'ook or Reeds Word Lecson.
Geography Dodges Comparative Geography.
Sanitation Ritchies Primer of Sanitaton.
' Agriculture Hill, Burkett and Stevens Agriculture for Beginners.
History Our Republic.
Grammar Essential Studies in English book II.
All high schools ending two or more weeks later than April the 2nd
will bo given an examination and diplomas will be awarded at their regular
Certificates will he given to all pupils who have been neither tardy nor
absent during the school year. Remember this applies to the lust seven
grades this year. , ,. ... .,
The examination will be given on seventh grade studies. All pi.pil
studying as many as two text books higher than these are ineligiolo to com-
Pete-The events are so arranged that each school in the county may take a
part it makes no difference how large the school may be or how small, lhe
rural schools will have the same chance along with the city school. Do not
think because your school is small that you -cannot compete.
The success of the county commencement depends on your co-operr.tion.
Let me urge you to do all you can to make this one of the greatest, educa
tional events in the history of Randolph.
If you think the commencement a good tnmg drop me a letter say i up
you will do all you can to make it n success.
Let's go to work now and not wait until it is too late.
The school that is successful in winning a prize or prizes this year
wttl"not be isligible-Tiext. f
nnra very truly,
T. FLETCHER BULLA, County Superintendent of Schools.
ANOTHER POMTICAL DREAM
Behold us I slept I dreamed I was
upon the beautir.il mountain l De
mocracy, down in the Vailey ot bin
and Wickedness and heard many
vices and there were t!e creeping
things of the earth., among the rav
ish beast and twino there was on-,
who called himself Or. JacK. Distress
and anguish had filled his gizzard.
Behold as I journeyed 1 . fu n,. a sep
ulcher with this inscription: Delnnct
r i.i :.... Vmi-jnm". I heard u
voice saying, "Come and sea ami 1
j. oil cfiiinmir m firov.
hollow jawed and their eye bails were
gone. 1 said wnai meaiuui mm. ......
said "This is the result
-u iu. ro..lt nlminiKl.r.ition. Dr.
Jack was going from one to nnother
with an old shoe wnicn nai uei u ku
u.r tUa fnpmur President and
was encouraging all ot Ins invalid
patients to lick the shoe and from tne
,. fkrDnf iproive strength
enough to stand against the right in
the next election. But they all said
nnt. an Lord, for wc have been deceiv
ed by thee in days passed and none.
This i)r. Jack has a great ro,v..v...tfc:'.
as a Sunday School superintendent.
although he has met minnp?. J
hoard another vcico snyin.'? tlu;r P1'.
Jack is the only reions dnmb ani
mal in North Carolina. Dr. Jack said
unto me, "What thi;d-"lh ih.-u? I
said, "Dr. Jack, my f.'vlce is f'-" the-?
to go to South Cnrol: :4 r.ini praet.'c
more: the Croat.nw, t.u.i? cwn color,
for thou knowest thnt IJioti v.T.l never
do business among white folk"?, espe
cially the white Democrats of Xoiti
Mom, linn 1 ftWI Ci'VlTlllll no" !. r 'S
have censed publication since t'ie
ginning of the war. Ul inese, i m aru
political; most of tho othota scientific,
religious and educational. .
Knrinefield. Massachusetts, is added
to the list of cities that have women
on the police force.
A niw tvne of submarine, the lar
gest ever constructed for the Un'tea
States navy, was launched at Quincy,
Mass., last week.
Both Houses of Con cress have
passed a bill for cst"hlishinr? n cor:.t
eruard. with 400 officers and mn.
The force is to heln the Navy in tino
of war and is to made in cf the
revenue cutter and life saving pervice.
A typewriter is hain'T intnduend
into India which will write ih "do
characters of the Bengali alphab.1. j
Avalanches in SwiteHand. beiieve'i
to be due to the earthquake, have
buried the St. Gothard line 24 feet
deen and stopped trade between Ituy
j CATCHES ALL DKI U TuMN
' On rdareli 1, a new law regulating
,tho saV d' naroiviiis of ail kind;'. r't -
into iil.vt and it is wri for every
: drug- I to prepare for iuvciv ,)ud:il-
i ii c himself to its pro It j-
i known as the Harrison inli-tmvo.-olh-1
act ai.'. been signed by the i'l'ir
' dent. This law re'.oluti.mlzes tin
I manii'T "f handling and td!:n:v :;H
i know.i forms of nanvot'cs. It. is .
taxation and revenue law. and lir.-1
of all. every (Iru.iv'.'i.-t must register
I with Collector oflnternal Revenue and
pay a special tax of :?1 a year. Dor-M.-.I
J A.:. u'ats nn,l vi ! evi nrirv :;ur;veoii!-
! are 'inrh.idfd. The regnhitions cover
ing the sale 01 narncoties are oi me
most ftnngent kind, but involve tne
! drug!ri:-t in no particular trouble
though not a druggist within the ju
risdiction of the United States cas
escape t:u law. He must conform ti
it. The druggist who does not regis-
' tor cannot buy, sell, dispense or gr. -iiiwa.x:-'
a ,";rain of any of the indicated
navoeotss. If in th second pi.ue h
does re t'.'l out his order o.i the o''
' licia' I'hi' the order will not he holl
ered by any jobber or tiv.siM'aeliyy
! Telerihl- orders won't "go". Ti
! the net is to I een a
v ounce of naroc'H-i
i.i f .. tVv, s p that if - -'.ii ;.
1 - St- : nd I'-dernl ii:--:;;' ; '
reTv. .t of the r.i'i-iiso,
1 . Ms M.U h ; '-.! I'
nv s's ''V vi. !' of t: - t
e- ' he ),- vnile i-.-l.--'
lott? ::. -cor.
r ; . ;--';r i". ' v i
ll ,v : to !,..! r .'' "' : -v
;- to i bar: ''..'. 1 r .'':.' : :
V c ; V- . ia. , i'-..' " :
)'' I'liith- t Cov r) 'm , : !
Idlie S"l-; :ho f.o - ! '"' !V.- .
all ox jr. and ti ;ri. :; : . :
in the i- iat
"Uoiied : tates ('!,- rh C-.-. t
Appei.is ' ' s held lii-i-.-e i f i v.
of liquor i - .dace of s .'e ho '. y'e. I
ghiia, an I -at enn-'eis i'-- i
same, altl-.o igh inter-Stat? J-Uinrp
!s cor.mini! roisance, suhjit to iiji
tion and abatemen'.. Tills is to r
fy you that deliveries cf Ihe.'or
you in the State imi.it stop a I c
otherwise proceedings io en.j' in
abate will b. instituted immediate
As a result of this m l h o no s
ments of intoxicants are row iv.
made iiuo V.hst Virginia fur tl e
time in the history of the St.:;-;.
express aed transfer c!Tr;ri:r .
were ha'jli'i T li'iuor from C'b'o
other States, have cc:;cd t do b
ncss follow iivr the receipt of the i.
sage from Mr. Blue.
. "Another British Lord Killed." G
many may scm anxio"s to in?';o Kii
.-re j peerless leader. Cofi.m'.
HEARD INTHE CCUNTY
WHAT OI R m'WN CORRESPON
DENT HEARS AND THINlO
ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM ALL
OVER THE COUNTY
The quickest way to do a ming is
to go ahead and do it.
We are glad to know that Star is
still on the boom. There is enter
prise in the very atmosphere down
there. Look out for Star, it is com
ing. Mr. Eli Linebcrry, of Liberty Rt. 1,
is nearly t)4 years of age. He is a
good citizen and has been a splen
did farmer, and holding firmly to the
belief that it is always wise to plant
a little corn in March.
We notice that farm demonstration
work in some counties have been.tlrs
continucd. It is said that the work
was satisfactory but the farmers were
slow to take hold. This should never
happen in Randolph whore it is be
lieved the farmers arc among the
most wide-awake of any in the State.
The roads are the worst they have
been in several w inters. The 'gravel
roads are bad in places.
Randolph ought to have a live stock
show and it is probably that our
county may be thus honored. It would
help to develop the live stock industry.
Every phase of the industry would
be discussed by men who are making
money and a reputation for them
selves and their State by developing
the live stock industry. Let's try and
land a live stock show.
Mr. A. G. Myrick and family, who
for the past month have been living
in Troy have moved back to Worti-.-ville.
Wo understand that a fellow down
in Montgomery county has bought an
old cider press and a bag of tvpo and
is now ready to start up a Republi
There has been comparatively little
sickness in Asheboro this v inter. In
fact, we seldom have but little.
It is very inspiring to sec the far
mers in Randolph tailing an interest
in building theri.ielves belter homes,
signifying their intention to re
main on the Janus. I
The Randlemun people have the fe
ver of development, as is witnessed
by theii- great number of homes that
are being bui't.
Our Franklinville correspondent is
a sph y w riter and is verv ponurar
with ali the people of h'ranklinviiit-.
The winter h.r.s been the worst
since I K':i. Wheat kill 1 is badly v a.s'i
oil and all farm work is at l;:iid.still.
.M. v.. I ' "X. ( . ! ra;':'i;r"
h-'.s one th-in! for a renewal of Ids
oib vwsUoo I i Ash. bom's lemih:':'
ows. inner. Mr. Cox is one of the
iv be ! ei; ' . , and is general man-!
,, ii;i, ;-'! :;;diinu: Department, nl
the lV:uit,!i'ivi!le M.wr.facturifig coro
p:'ny, viioiv he ban continuously
worhed for a nun-her cf year.;. He
o-vn-i -i inc" liti!;' fa r.n just north or
Krr.nhlmvil!" which h" and his yourin
-on oriTutes and it is. seldom that Tie
h-'.s to buy any corn. Mr." Cox say
i' coo), not get along well without
NXlviig has been introduced as yet,'
.fiber in the Senate or the House, ar
f cling Randolph county, but there
:d'-ns that s"verl bills of a local j
nature will I e introduced shortly.
Mv-'.s. J. V. and V. K. Luther, of
l'.,. i'-po si'.-l'oii, spent one ni;r!it last
w !; i i Asheboro.'
If if 'if
t r"-s. lro'on in
! !' . 1' 1 oe t'
P, :V :-i hiTise be-v v -indd :.ave
;.. - m;.':.!lec..ui :u:d the freiaht.
....,-,:;f!.; farm- y is one who ha-
',:. I , .--'I f- -t his f;::-lii eery
: -a.h t'.:i.',v; the year. j
; u d A.-'ab-ro is 'o
- .- to-:
'W n- n bay v vff d
polishes or in a iy . ' t.iHT' wi'h
sh-.iM it noli,-.'.' on : i !!; ha';hv.-n'
i lia'ib- vo a I; riii o.i tlv roads tr
'love is tb 'iv paporr. will
itr. oo vcddie;r ten years hence;
"I'he bride b'ol ed very well in n tni
r.';..,f ,)... :Si hut ;1' i.yi'5 were centered
upon tlv groom, lie vn-- a dark suit
Vj'- (Hie f.M m pe-fei'tly and in
l.r , K. : l 1 ; n-'-;e 1 a
era'! ir!.-'.. "; v-'- hair ws-s be:ia-
' : fi-'l V 'l!'. illd 11 d-'l-'t. odor of'
I,..;.. k:i ,.f ,... .,.,.- ,.-.:,'i!v Ho: f I
!o - n t'.' ris:.' a ho oasseil. Th 1
oo;ig io'ulo wf'l mi-; '-;i"i r"w
lie i nw-'ried. "e is l.ncl hi' all for
his nviv ivimin':: 1 i""t his tender .
",:? and b; i' ie ' : ways. 'i'ho
bride ectmmr.niU a g-.o-.l salary as a
hoohke and f'" e r 'ooi mmU i fr
duo of the liinnries to which he has
boon nceostomed. A crowd of pretty
"ien saw him nil at the depot."
LIST OF CUNTP-inCTIONS GROW.
lN(r RANDOLPH CITIZENS
ARK TO BE COMMENDED 1 OR
WHAT IS BEING DONE
Following contributions have
heen received by Randolph
Previously reported . . . 48.75
Mrs. H. H. Hayes, Trinity $1.00
Two friends 50
Kemps Mills $1.00
E. C. Byrd, Kemps Mills .25
Amos Hinshaw, Kemps Mills 25
J. W. Brown, Kemps Mills .25
Chas. Brown, Kemps Mills .25
A. J. Rush, Farmers 25
Fernando Wood, Farmers . . .50
T. C. Russell, Farmers . . .25
A. R. Cornelison, Farmers .25
Mrs. Jane Macon, Farmers .25
Miss Sallie Hulen, Farmers .25
D. H. Hill Randleman.. $1.00
W. C. Hammond $1.00
Supplies received: Mrs. A. C.
Kearns, Farmers, 32 pounds of corn;
Mr. Houston Elliott, Farmers, S21bs.
of corn; Mr. G. T. Macon, Farmers,
one bushel of corn; Mr. J. W. Bing
han, Farmers, one half bushel of
Asheboro, Messrs. W. It. Julian, W.
J. Armfield, J. S. Lewis, C. C. Cran
ford, D. M. Sharp, Rev. C. L. Whita
kcr, Rev. J. E. Thompson, Mesdames
E. L. Moflitt, John Perm, Wm. Under
wood, Miss Julia Thorns, chairman.
Franklinville, Mr. Hugh Parks.
Caraway, Mrs. Emma Kearns, Mr.
John F. Jarrell.
Kemp's Mill, Mr. Anderson Barker.
Providence, Mr. S. E. Coble.
Science Hill, Mrs. C. C. Hubbard.
Farmers, Mrs. G. T. Macon.
Trinity, Mrs. W. V. Ellis.
Seagrove, Mrs. D. A. Cornelison.
Spero, Mr. W. J. Grcgson.
Back Creek, Miss Dora ReddiVir.
Randleman, No. 1, Miss Lizze Phil
lips. Hills Store, Mrs. X. R. Thronburg.
Mechanic, .Mrs. Mollie F. Skeen.
Belgians Thank Dr. Henry van Dvke
for American Aid
Henry van Dyke, United States
Minister to the Netherlands, writes
t; Red. Cross hemhpiartors at Wash
ington as follows:
"The helpful spirit M generosity in
our country is warmly appreciated
here and in Be'gium. 1 wish you
could have .soon and lieaid some ul"
th. exiires.-ion.s of gratitv.de on my
little lour yesierday, and on my ear
lier tour through J. i; reui-eo camps
an. I the ied ci'.i . s in lJo'Hiuiu. It
is enough for a laan to sav 'I come
i ram America' to he .. ve I with
Irauid'y and th.', :f;:l !'..;.;.,. ';',0
Co children siaiio ai.d lb,. tears run
down the old people's cneehs."
Dr. van )yl:e ii!Ho saws in the let
ter: "1 spool a'l day yesierday in the
rain and sleet inspecti:' various
phases of the woriv in Amsterdam;
the bureaus of registration, the cen
tral depots for the distribution of
clothing, the cmergancy hospitals, and
many private houses in which refu
gees have been received and installed
in large numbers."
The Woman's section of the Com
mission for Relief in Ilchrijm re
coved yesterday from the New York
postmaster a small package bearing
"This is for sovie cold person in war
stricken Europe." The package was
opened mid found to contain a I. hid;
'ilk.niid'.ier v. itli th" following note:
"This is froai a little working boy
t'.nd this is a inn lllo-. Wrap it aiounil
your ii".!; aed it will k-op you warm.
If vou cii'i't r..-i! t' f; a-'' '..in bo,i'
l' is is my a.,,'n-:s, .Martin
Clunvbhii!, .!.',' Ilaher Mrrel, an
i'.-:uchn, ( a!."' '
Now York Su- .'an. :!0. Ililo.
.u lilies uio
'! h iiivi ;r;n'-;-t not.'d'Uist week
.1 ' o i ui , i I : , .. j,,- ..x lobowcd up,
or ! i or,1 I, .( Ui uit.ctliintr iiiinortuui.
V-'hve lee C.-'aanS ::re, in phiceu, a
bit'-' ;eari' Pi'-as tlvm tin y were
few m..'s ago, in other parts of this
looj- 1-..U lie line ihey have fallen back
somewhat, and the. French are now
roporli.l in one place only twi ;o
miles I com the. Rhine.
In general, the ti o hostile armies
in no-flu rn France reviain deadlocked
in substantially tbp srme positions
the." v ere iirwi-ei s ago. Thus the
y : : . cili co of lif i has led to no
Tb" Made-in-Americn movement
ak y e,e,i e:;;, ,al to world-peace
C:-orl opportunity for Andrew Car-
" :e to pres"-t one if those libraries
to I.ouvain. Boston Transcript.
A few more Europec.n wars and
China's sod iay yet be free of the
invader. New York Evening Post,