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UNITED WAR WORK
FUNDS OVER $4,000
Reports Not AU la Wadi, rad ay Mara,
in* Bat Looks Uka Cooney WIH
Pall Short of 94,000.
Wednesday morning County Chair.
■■ W. ML Waatharspvuii had not ra-,
ooivad reports from aU tho township
>H<m ia tha aaitod war work oam
pnign. bat from the raporta at hand'
*Ja roughly oatlmatad that Boot.
Httlo mt tha rim of HON Mi few
hmdrad daOam abort of tho gaota of
•MOO, nhhh it waa hoped tha oomrty
weald raise without dHBouity. Many
peopio have shea to thia fhad hat tho
Mars to go “over tho tap" is-prob
ably du. to the paraimaoioaa eooUi
•maa^lhe records show what has
Mmh te see the amount writtao after
their names held ap te pahUe lira,
A flaw have gives liberalty aid if all
had dona as weU, a different stecy wa
would Ml hera. V
Aa Stated previously tho names ef
•A who gave to this fund will ho pah
Uabed, and tha first instalment ap
pears with this issue. Urn ethers
will ho published next week:
I. B. Colo. J. H. Kersey, Manly
Glheea, W. F. Jackson, J. McN. Pat
terson. Mrs. E. C Gibson, C. W. PaU,
A. F. Patterson, ft. T. Gibooa, Mrs.!
Jelia A. Snead, W. P. Snead, Loon1
Saaad, John Snead, Sim Norton. & T.j
Himams. J. T. Bristow, Mra. A F.
Saaad, A. D. Seals. Me. Monrao, Berta]
Brown, W. T. Clark, H. A. Wiggins, j
P. R. Mangam, C. R. Covington, Mn.
Sarah Covington, M. McPherson, Mrs.
Thomas Walton, Lawrence Waiter*,
Thomas .Walton, Barney Campbell,
Spargooa Parrish, H. C. Covington,
G. P. Covington, William Clark, a E.
Donenn, Mra. D. Z. Hardin, D. M.
McLaorta, Mlaa Etmua Gibson, Mrs.
A P. Gibooa. J. P. Gibson, Mlaa Min
nie Cibeoa, Miss Alice Gifaaon. Mim
Dora Gibooa, R. L. McGougan, Mim
Janie McNeill, Miss Joaie McNeil),
John K. Gibson, A J. Wright, Mn. 8.
• J. Wright, W. F. Parker. W. T. Daw
kina, W. H. Lilea, A. P. Fletcher. Mim
Carrie McLaechlin, P. N. Gibson, Mrs.
Henry Gibson, Mrs. W H. Lilas, Mias I
Bavsrly, H. R. McGregor, Mra. H. R.
McGregor, Liuie Liles, Port Gibeoe,
Berta Dawkins, Mrs. Arch 'Gibeon,
Vernon Meson. Vic Maaoa, B. P.
Lytch, Mrs. a P. Lytch. W. H. Web
star, Mrs. W. H. Webs Ur, Jack Gib
sen, WllHe Gibeon, Cecil SoofteU, R.
D. Creech, Jim Melania, Jesse Peels,
W. H. Gibeon. J. L. Sbealy, Mr. Wfllie
Gibeon, H K. Mndd. Milton Herndon.
J. A. Livingston, P. D. Gibson, Mrs.
F. a Gibson, Miss Helen Lock. X. A.
Hvoeocker, Mra. X. A. Hon stacker,
)Daa Mary Gibeon, Mrs. W. *. Davis,
Hies Hannah Lewis, H. D. Gibson,
Wade Gibson. W. F. Levin, Miss
Crockett, W. D. Reynolds, Mm. W. H.
Brown, W. R Brown, Harris GMaon,
JL F. Gibson, N. T. Fletcher, Mlm
Kale 81 sees are, Mamie MeOreger, J.
X. Beater, Douglas Sizemore, Verier
Adams, W. K. Davit, Joa Seaman, Ed
Dawkins. D. F. McNeill, J. N. Gibeon,
Miss BalHe MeLemUin. In. O. W.
MeMaana, Mrs. Chriatlaa Gfiaea, Mlm
McGregor, MIm Brito Mo
Owgor, Mn. Fannie GHbeon, Tom
Ctoaao* J. C. Mooqa, Choo. Whoppard.
B. B, Motto, J. B. Mown, Mn. Ando
Wright, WB Grider, D. B. Norton,
Bdada Larteh, Wm Choneo, J. A.
ton totuj, D. A. Pan,
(to. L ha, B. J. Mimb, a D. Toy
tor, Dr. g. M. Wright, J. A. MeOri
*•*. Oaaar Wright, Don Wright, W.
*. Wright, a Watt Wright. U W.
OH Or. I. O. Pat* W. Z. Qthoo*
tony, B. P.OftM, aw. Le* P. M.
®toa, Mn Town Ohm, Mta. Dan*
L B. (Man, J. M. Hoge* Doogtaoo
1 *■— L. *. OBoon, Mn. Mottlo
JL P. Oihata, L, M.
. 4 it
ftrrith, T. i.
■ Wright, W. B. Norton, P. J. Britord,
Tone M. Olhoo* Abort Miflngii
Bahjr Mritoagar, Wffl Dowhta* Day
gaa OMn* Tan CKtoo* Jaario Uto*
V. a Ida 00* Anhto Oiboo* Mr*. T.
/. Adhn* Mn. Mh Pood, Mlao Notts
LHM* Mr* J. A. Urtagrto* Mn. M.
W. Mf* L*W.^SlJ Bo
Z. In <Swo*Mn. BrirtBSldla!^^
T. fflhaoa. Mn. W. T. GBaa* B. U
M --' A| ry *
PRESIDENT ISSUES THANKS
People Have Special aad Moving
CauM to Ra Grateful and Rejoice,
Washington, Nov. 17.—Prcaldent
Wilton, la a proclamation today, dee
ignatad Thursday, November 28, aa
Thanksgiving day and mid thia year
tha American people have apodal and
moving cause to bo grateful and re
Joins. Complete victory, be said, hae
brought not only peace but the confi
dant promise of a new day aa well, ta
which "Justice ahull replace form aad
Jealous intrigue among the nations."
Ihs prodaiuatlia foOsws:
_ the Prmhlmt ef the ITaRed
A proclamation .
*■ the autaaaa e t Urn ^TTn'pi^I
ahd thanksgiving to Almighty God for
hlo many hlemiaga aad mareUa ta us
aa a action. ThU rear we have ape
dal aad mavlag caoae ta be gratofal
aad to rejoice. Gad has la His goad
pleasures given ua peace. It has not
coma aa a aura cessation of arms, a
statu relief from the station and trag
edy of wag. It has coma aa a great
ef right. Complete victory
has brought as, not peace aloe a, but
the confident promise ef a new day aa
vroU, in which Justice shall replace
fores aad Joalooa intrigue among the
nations. Our gallant anaiea have par
tidpatod In a triumph which is not
marred or stained by nay purpose of
selfish aggression. In a righteous
cauee they have woo immortal glory
aad have nobly served their nation in
serving mankind. God hae Indeed
been gracious. Wo have oaaae for
auch rejoicing aa revives aad atrangth
aaa in ua all the bast traditions ef our
national history. A new day ihinee
about \n, in which our heart* taka
new courage and look forward with
now hope to new and greater duties.
While we render thank* for these
things, let ua not forget to sack the
divine guidance in the performance of
those datiea, and divine mercy and
forgiveness far ell errors of act or
purpueo, and pray that in aU that we
do we shall strengthen the ties of
friendship and mutual respect upon
which we aiast assist to build the
new structure of peace and good win
Therefore I, Woodrow Wilson,
President of Ute United States of A
merten, do hereby designate Thurs
day. the 28th day of November next,
a day of thanksgiving and prayer, and
invite the people throughout the land
to cease upon that day from their or
dinary occupation, and in their sev
eral homes and places of worship to
render thanks to God, the ruler of na
In witness whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and caused the seal of
the United States to be aSxed.
Done in the District of Columbia,
thin 16th day of November, in the
year of opr Lord ISIS, end of the hr
dependsstee of the United States of
America the 14U.
By the President.
Secretary of State.
THE DIRECT WAR COST OVER
That Was ta Hay 1 aad It bi Eatl
matad That the Total WU1 Reach
Washington, Nov. W.—The direct
coot of the war for all belligerent na
tions to last May I waa reported at
abowt <17*000,000,000 by the fadvral
raaerva board bulletin, laaaed today,
•M hli aatimatad that tha earn will
amoout to -early <200,000,000,000 ha
fan tha and of this year. These cal
culation* Ware compiled by tha board
Cram various sources, aad while their
aemary ia not vouch ad for, tha hoard
believes the flgarm are aabetaaUatly
Ter purely military aad naval pur
pnaa, it iu aatimatad that all bailfe
mnta had apart abeut |U*OM^OOr
000 «B May 1, of about ihna fauilhp
u* dhe tatal war seat. Tha bataada
rupraamtad Interest an debt aad ether
Indirect war axpenaaa.
Bow the coat mounted as the war
•MjHb^MoportiooJramyaar to year
that the mobilisation aad tha ftrrtflvw
mootha o# the war ia 1114 cent all bel
ligerents shout <10.ata .000,000. Ia
UU, tha expenses jamgil to Wr
000.0M,000; ia 1010 thay-iaersuaed to
$22,000,000,000 and In 1017 they won
aeUamted at <00M0,M0,000. This
year, axpenaaa have run only a little
above tha rata last year.
About n*OjOMMOMO of the total
war eoot has been raised by war loans
of various nation* and eampamtivgly!
little by taxation. The public debt of'
tha principal entente aHJas Is a lea
la ted at approximately <106,000,000,
000, or more than twice aa much ec
the aggregate debt of'the central pew
era. cat at <44.000,000,000 this doea
net• taka into consideration debt in.
cnrrvd since la it May.
The enormous site of the war costa
and debt ia further illastratad by eom
parleon with the anti-wax debt of the
seven priaeipal belligerents which did
not exceed <20,000,000,000. The coet
of euppertieg thU debt waa-ooly about
<1,000,000,000 a year. Uaraafter the
annual burden to pay is tercet and
sinking fond allowance* will be not'
leas tkan <10,000,000,000 and probably
LT. COVINGTON COMMANDED
BATTERY AT BIG CELEBRA
Laartaborg Bay U Charge W Battery
A at Lawlea, Oklahiwa. Cetebra
Lt. Hoary Quinn Covington, aoc of
Mr. and Mr*. H. O. Covington, of this
city, waa algnally hoaorad raeaatly
when ha was selected as eonuaandar
af Battery A of tha STth Field Arttl
•cry at a big peace cattbratian at
Lawtaa. Oklahoma. Th* commander
of Lt. Covington’* battery waa da
tailed far duty wtth the regimental
rtaff tor that day and Lt. Covington
waa nalactid aa battery commander
fa* hi* Stead. The following prate dta
patch from Lawton, Oklahoma. Ml*
of tha tetporteMe of this sslsbratish:
The greatest artillary review fat tb*
history of th* United States win taka
plaa* next Tneaday whan 16000 aitil
teeymaB with American, Franck and
Wi ll lab field gnn* af every ralTbw. tha
eatire complement *f the artillery
achoel of flr*,<MOO die are, and 000
eatete tram Fart Bin sad aero and
bottom eqnadroaa from Foot Field
wOpam is review before Brigmdlrr
eaMh* attest*” thto d&bi mtohttT
tkw of the retare af peace.
Ftet FtoM will pcetete tha big ra
vtow by «eadiag aevaaljMU* aviation
aad battle plum ever th* city to bat
tle formation. Ahplaaa aad ^afVyre
»*ita wilt parttofcmte la tha twite,
together with an eqttpmm*.' Sis
t» vlow «f t^fTSTl mlH.
tery tevtow i* to be the greatest ar»
PBACB NO VmtCT ON WAS
l*Mpl« Asked Co Rod tom r ledges be
Christmas—Wer Strings Amount
Winstoo-SaUm, Noe. 1C—Aa a
m«naa at bringing tha War Saving*
campaign for 191S ta a saoeaaaful
ftalab by Daaambor SI, State Head
quarters has snnouncod that all oqt
• tending War Saving* n1w1g*i «u—H
b* redeemed by Christ**., If poml
bka. Tbb requmt haa bees mad* that
tha Ms days between December U
^ ^a^mmdaL ** ****** w****T*r
have been redeemed, to completed
^tote’s fan allotment
urho have pledged to boy
•*»!*■ »t*ay* by naeembqt 91
i not already done *e are
' ^ pot.
by making a dataamtaLTIT
y.b, boy them, at the latest, by
CkftttfeMM. TUr ittoUfia
caQad t* the fact that their War lav.
IhR* i b a cotcmn shllgatb* to
_and that tha Oaves*.
la avperring them to make goad
though aa armlsticr
I apen and the War
^•ad* ha at aa am).
tha People of the fact that dto'raTb
datanliy ever data not relieve them
Xlum redeeming their War Bovine*
pladga*. On the other head, the Gov
took the word od the people
bond and has spent the *•
for which they pledged. Now
rvimmmt (e asking them to
kb amowat pot only to pay Urn
debt that has boon incurred but in ap
preciation of what has coate to A
morica by the proper spendiag of it*
Beeaase the Bret steps toward peace
have boon taken does not signify that
War Saving* pladgcs are not needed.
Secretary of the Treatary, McAdoo,
haa anneanrad that at least ene more
Liberty Loan Bead issue b absolute
ly necessary and that the Government
stHI expoets and must have two hll
lioa dollar* from the sale of War
MIL McCOBMICK CATCHES NIGHT
PROWLER AT HU HOME.
b -i ■
Uabm Mu la wiaiair
8aU Ha Wu G«in( Into Emmm
witea Other Mm Get Therr.
Mr. P. C McCormick had a peculiar
experience Tuesday night when he
found n strange man at hi* home
standing near a window and otherwise
Mtiag suspiciously. Mr. McCormick
went homo about 10:10 in the arm
ing and when he reached his place
neUeed » man standing at a window
apparently trying to look through
into the room. Mr. McCormick hail
,«d the “gentleman" and ashed him
what bis business was them.
“I'm going into this house ss soon
M —-- gets here,* s
man whs Brea st East 1 aeilalmr
Mr. McConniek got busy aad going
Into kla boats seom ml a pistol and
Hurried bask te the scene when he
(oaad the tmkwown man going toward
ths street. Mr. McCormick apjfreacb
•d him with the waapea. A paasiag
SniiimubiTiwna stoppad aad with the
driving the auto, Mr. MrTinalsk
His man op town aad dativ
to the authorities. He was
_ I la Jan.
pertly been made te enter
fa the «tty at
teand a* Urhsata by Mr.
It to thsaght may ba fee
WAR RAVINGS CAMPAIGN SLOW
• IN THIS COL-NTT.
B», Tnt SUmp. Whcrarror They Aw
tor Solo oad Don't Worry Coaly
Orgmj.is.tioa A boot DtUJb
0 ” ii
Th« war taring* campaign io lag
ruig in thio county, to it to reported
boro and team ateto hoadquortetu at
wlaiUn Bilivi. Tb# psuplt i^t ilsv
-and aat enoogt ho. y*t been
W. U. Woothar
The big thing and tho
Ihiav to that ysa buy Maupu.- If m
buvu piadgod younatf hi thla aow
Rolfu, it*a a gprotla of y—wf»n|
honor for you to__ __ ,
plodgo, and if you huroat I
to buy ateapa, po oad buy tboui now.
If tboih ia not o groat amount of
oroefc don. moon thio county will fafl
In this campaign.
FUNERAL or me. KENNETH
The remains of the late Mr. Ken
neth Mr Am, who died Sunday. Me
reesber 10, at the United States Army
bess Hospital, Eagle Pees. Texas, of
Pnwrii, reach'd Lauriaburg
rhoreday night «f last week and were
takea to the heat# ef Us parents, Mr.
and Mrs. D. H. McAm, where the
funeral was held Friday morning at
II o'clock. Ear. Carl 8. Craig, aa
ilnted by Ear. E. H. Daria, conduct
'd the services. A large crowd of
friends and kinspeople were present,
rhs remains wars interred In the city
temetary beneath a hank of besoti
hil flowers of sxqmlsite design, which
•poke their own language of lore and
leader sentiment.. The casket was
draped with the flag for which the
young soldier had given his life. The
pall hearers were Messrs. A. H
James. Lomus Hammond. W. 8. Dun
bar. Co tin McArther, Melvin Gilchrist
and Edwin Morgan.
Kams«h H. eras the third son of
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. McAm and sras
U yean ef age May « last. Besides
the father and mother, there are awr
»Wng three brothers and two sister*
Hugh If.. Donald 0. and Douglas
McAm, aO hi the military jcrvlce, and
Mrs. H. W. Malloy end Miss May
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