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BUBUN^N. AlASfANCE COUNTY. NORTH CAROLINA, FfilDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1915.
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m THE FINISH FOR
SiintEMACY IN NExieiiN iimiits
W«diiiictoii, . Sept. S.-rAdnU^ra-
tlbn Ari«ls het« »K dMclj wst^hine
tb* mititaiy Mtaidaon in. Centtftt
Mexico, where C*rran*a’s forces are
picuning: a general attack against
American Counsub at Toneon,
Saltillo, Mohclova, MonterO'y, and
Migbboring toms have been aak«d
for all available infoTination regard*
ing troop movements. A message re
ceived tonight and dated yesterday
from the Consul at Torreon said Villa
troops, recently driven f^m Saltillo
by ObMgon, began arriving there
last flight and another importcnt bat
tle is expected soon.
Unofficial reports have reached
Washington that Villa is planning to
evacuate Torreon and to concentrate
his forces at Chihuahua for the strug
gle with Obregoii and other CarranKa
generals whose recent succcases have
paved the way for an att!mpt to close
in and crush VUla, The forthcoming
Jmttle, it is Tecognized here, probA-:
'bly will have an important ciTect on
''Mexico’s political future.
Secretary Lansing aaid today that
^tnna for the meeting of the Pan-
Amrcican conferecis next week biul
'hot been complet^. Villa arid his
adherents ue preparing for a pwee
bocvention and reports reaching hw«
say he already has chosen his deUe-
gates. What the conferees will do in
view of Carranza's apparent attlti^
bf defiance, has not y«t been dis
The rapid advance, of Carranza’s
forces has aroused the optimism of his
Washington representatives, who now
assert that hig complete domination
of the situation soon will demonstrate
'his reasons for seeking recognition,
and his unwillingness to confere with
his military adversaries.
Miss Adelaide Baylodr^oes From Home
Mail And DncM^ Not Return.
(From News & Observer).
The mysterious disappearance
Miss Adelaide Baynor, the le-year-dS]
daughter of Mrs. H. Baynor, from
her hothe, 1018 Westover avenue, Mon
day afternoon, is causing her relatives'!
and friends great anxiety. Mondiqr^
was the young lady's birthday. j5ba|inan stopping her on the street a few
and oer mother have been in the d^Jdays ago and asking her if she were
jtirs, Baynor said last night that her
aghter had ho girl friends in the
:lty, and that there was no basis for
theory that she was at the home of
friend. She is very much worried
ibout the girl. She said that her
lUghter had told her about a young
'the law department of Wake Forwt
I College, and the other to the Univet-
«nly two weeks, having come here frMM
Patterspntowii, a smell village in tl»e young lady’s reply in the negative
there. The lady went Mrs. Lea’K
hot from Newsport News, and upon
era North Carolina.
Monday about noon Mrs. Sayi
sent her daughter to the home of tSri,
S. D, Lea, 218 West Bute stree^
where they had lived immediately b*^
fore moving to Westover avenue, W
see if there was any mail for hed?2either Miss Baynor nor her mother
had carried on a short conversation
iwith her, during which he learned that
the giH was on the lookout for a posi
tion. He had told Miss Baynor that
Russians Trying to Gain the Initiative in the
ON WESTERN FRONT
Another ^t)ay of Heavj^ ArtiU ry Engagements,
Ser es of Air Raid and Coast Bombardments.
home and after inquiring if there waai ^ad accosted the gii-1.
C. A, D, Eakes and brother, B, Y.'sity.
Eakes, of Oxford, accompanied by' Marvin P. Johnson is spending the
two friends spent a few hours hero 'day at KimesviUe where he thinks
on their way to Asheville. Some of teaching the coming year,
years ago the Messrs. Eake« were ; Chas. S. Jones and family of Greens-
students here, «ind they made happy boro have been recent visitors in the ****'•
talks at Chapri service, on Monday’commum^ with relatives,
inorning. ... Stnilsnti aail)tred ye«t«rcb7 frcm
}ohn S. Moors reachcd bei« Sat- both Pitt and Guilford comtiet.
urday from Columbia University in’ A. P. and P, B. Greeson, and Mtss
Now York City where he had been 'Maggie Greeson were among yester-
ii\ the summer achoot. He was on his ’day's visitors to Greensboro.
any mail for her mother, stated that
she was going down- town to see if.
she could secure a position. She said
a young man had told her that there
'was a position open with a bakery and
he felt sure she could get the place.
-The transfer of Grand Duke -more likely the boat ran on a mine.
Nicholas to the Caucasus and the Bus-■Washington, bowevei-, still is awaiting
sian Emperor’s assumption of com-'ri „ , - ,
, ^ . iGermany’s formal statement,
nuind of all his land and sea forcesil
has caused surprise among the Allied (
‘Nations, but the opinion is expresicd western line there has been in-
■that the Emperor merely is following Gantry lighting, and in it the Germans
there w%s an opening^for a yoang Russian traditions and that the Rus- jNvere successful in gaining a foothold
sian troops will give a better account in some advanced French trenches in
bf themselves in the knor^-Iedgc that!the western Argonne region. Paris
“the little father” is personally direct.- ''ndmits the gain, but says the new
tng their efforts. |'Tettton attempt to break the French
Hard fighting is in progress along ,*front was repulsed.
lady in a bakery on Granby street.
knew the n.:me of the young man who
The police have been notified of the
girl's disappearance, and are work-
in|f in an effort to locate her. Whan
she left home Monday Miss Baynor
vrore a white dress with a small pan-
!iima hat. She is about f.ve feet, three
way to Chapel Hill to resume his ] The work of the Y. M C. A. has
studies. For stime years he has been ^opened for this year with promise of
engaged in teaching a part of his umisually fine results. The member-
time. jship is large nnd the young men take
One student from Baltimore, Md., ‘much interest in the work.
and one from South Carolina came in
The reception to students and
friends of the school will be held Sat-;
urday evening, Septemi>eF XXth from
8 to 10. Spceia! committees have
been appointed from three literary
societies, and from the Y. M. C. A.
and the Athletic Association to assist
in making the occasion pleasant lo all
Mrs. W. T. Whitsett and Mrs. R.
K. Davenport spent yesterday in
The lecture Sunday night on Les
sons from an Old Story was well at
tended. These weekly lectures will
be a feature of the s;hool work again
this ye^r as la$t.
K. D. Carrie of Scotland county
left for the University today after
speeding & few days here with his
birother who is a student.
Messrs. C, 6. and J. I. Somers of
Route No. H, Burlingb^n were here
Thursday of last week visiting; they
both enter at Chapel Hill this week.
Bev. W. S. Hales preached on The
Life of Righteousness at. his service
here this week.
Supt. Wm. G. Sneed spent the 0^
here yesterday with friends. After
graduating here in 1905, be went to
Wakf Forest College. For some years
Ija has b«en priacip-al of E5n» Stre(^t
School in High Point, and is now
elected for this year Superintendent
of the Pomona Graded School. He
is making quite a saccess in his chosen
field of teaoJiing.
Among tlie young lawyers who pas
sed the examination last week in Ra-
ieigk were two of fhe Whitsett gyaja-
stee—Julius G. Decs of . Pamlico
county, and Dale. H. Pegg of Guilford
county.. The irst n?med went lo
The following letters remain la the
postoffice at Burlington, N. C., un
claimed by the person to whom ad
dressed on .September 4, 1S15:
Miss Coriness Cooper.
Miss Mary Dafhain.
Mra. Jno. Hoffines.
Miss Florence Hunt, (Special)
Mrs. S. F. Harvey.
Mrs. Ruth Johnson.
Miss Bertha Kirkpatrick.
Miss Hosen Moore (2).
Mrs. G. G. McCarty.
Miss Addie Murry.
Miss Beulah Smith,
Miss Addie .
J, B. Batman.
W. A. Barber,
W. M. Browning.
H. C. Holmes.
E. L, Moon,
B. Loyd Rudd.
W. J. Smith.
I,. G. Wadlin.
That isNhe last any of the friends, inches high and weighs about 110
of the yoiing lady have seen or heard pounds. She is slim and her hp.ir is
the eastern front as well as in France.
Germany has made another air raid
On the Russio-Galicia front, run-
Viing from Radziwillow the Podkamien
PR(K|iSOINGS op COUNTY.«PM-^
TBE CRYSTAl. TBKATRE.
Graham, N, C., Sept. 6, li*l».
The Board of Commissioners of
Alamance County met in the Court
house on the above date with the fol
lowing members present:
Geo. T. Williamson, Chairman,
W. H. Turrentine,
Ches, H. Roney, ^
Chas. F. Cates,
is. C. McBane. ,
The following business was tran.i-
aeted by the board:
Ordered: That the Board' iiHow
Buck Capes to peddle goods in Ala
mance county free of license tax, on
account of disabilities.
Ordered: That M. C. ^cBane and
6. AB. Fogleman be appointed a com
mittee to investigate the road asked
f!>r by Mr. Eumblcy neat Copper
Mine, and that they locate road where
they can reach an agreement with
parties concerned, and if they cannot
reach agreement, locate road to the
best of their judgment and report t-}
the Board at their next meeting.
Ordered: That W. T. Hunt & Co.,
be authorized to furnish John Brooks
in provisions to the amount of $5,00
per month for one month.
Ordered; That S. N. Cook, sheriff,
be authorized to summon jury to a-j-
sess damage, if any, caused by road
acr«;s the land, of Lewis H. Holt.
Ordered: That James J. Jobnsoii
be permanently relieved of poll tax
jon account of infirmaties.
j Ordered: That the articles of the
Persons calling for any of these let-j People's Pair Asso-
tors will please say “Advertised” and ciation. Incorporated, be filed in the
give date of advertised list,
O. F. CROWSON,
A press item recites that Limburger
cheese is now being made in Wiscon
sin. The next thing we hear somebody
will probably be giving it out as news
that Persian rugs are being manufac
tured in Paterson, New. Jersey or that
French champagne is being produced
office of the clerk to the Board of
Commissioners of Alamance Countj
and there kept, ,
j The Board ad.iourned to meet on
r September 22nd.
Rons the best of all programs. Uni
versal. There is where you always
see the best in movies st all times.
You will see a Chaplin Comedy every
Friday in addition to the regular pro
gram. Manager Coley is giving the
people the very best that can be had
in the movie line. Any time you
have an hour to spare you will enjoy
that at the Crystal, Get Universalii-
on the London district, loss of life j .the Russians, according to Vienn-i,
and material damage resulting. Heavy .hay* been forced to retreat on a line
Iftghting has been going on in Gal-[of 56 miles to behind the River Ikwa.
tipoii, the troops on land , being as- The Russians, however, are or the of-
isisted by the fleet. fensive and giving hard battle to ths
It was n Carman subinavina that Teutons along the Sereth and south of
sunk the White Star steamer Arabic .Tarnopo!. ,
August 19, with the k-»* of $» lives, j In CoorUnd in the region of Frieil-
BBKing them two Amene«u. IIm tlMt^ .Gemkiu. s» making
commander of the U-boat i%spostUe Iprognis* in the fihtin^ directed to-
for the disaster at last has returned to ^ ward the capture of Rig.'i. Farther
bis base and has so reported . He'south, in addition to the capture of
declares that while the submarine was ' Wolkowysk, a railway junction east
sinking a freighter, the Arabic swung jof Bialystok, the Teutons on various
around and headed toward the scene'ecctora are continuing their gains,
as if to attack or > am the submarine * Germany, in a note to the United
and that he fired in self-defense, ^States, has acknowledged that the
Germany also has spoken ofBdally 'White Star liner Arabic was sunk by
HESPERAN SUNK BY TORPEDO,
SAY SHIP’S OFFICERS.
Concerning the recent sinking of the
Allan line steamer Hesperian. In a
W.i.;age to Ambassador Bernstorff,
the German foreign office aiys it ap
pears imiirooable that the Hesperian
iwas torpedoed, and that it is much
State Department Receive* Affidavits
of Commander Man and Kia Mates
—Fragments of Steel Fell About
Strong Odor of High Explosive Also
is Described by Allan Line Men,
Who Declare Vessel Carried “Six
Ineh Gun’* Painted Service Gray;
London, Sept. 8.—The Americin
Consul at Queenstown, according ;o
the Daily MniU has received inform-
tioa that a man named Wolff, aged
21 and born in New Jersey, was lost
in the sinking of t!;e Kespariati.
EXPECTS WAR TO LAST FROM
TO l.'i YEARS.
R. P. 0. No. 8.
J. J. Taylor and daughter, Miss
Mary, spent Saturday and Sunday
with us. Glad to see the home folks
a German submarine. The note de
clares seif-defensn was the motive (
Ithc lubmarine commander. Regret i»
expressed that American lives w^ro
lost, and the offer is mad« to submit
question of reparation to The Hague.
Miss Neva Parker left last wesk
for Elon College,
George Wyatt and wife of Mebaii^
made a flying trip to the city yester
day, Glad to see them.
We spent part of our Monday holi-
Ira and Claud Somers left thisjday in Graham shaking hands with
we«>k for Chapel Hill where they will'some of our good friends. We are
enter the University. We wish these always glad of a visit to Graham.
clover young inen much success, and
we arc sure they will make good.
W, A. Lewis still continues right
iick. Hope he will soon be able to
get out. Mr. Lewis is one of our
Our old friend, “Og" Gerringer got
married last week. He has been want
ing to gat married for a long time,
Hope he is satisfied. Og is one of
our best friends and we wish him and
his charming wife a long and happy
Tharka to Mrs. Ann Ross for a life. Good luck to them every way.
The findings of that Georgia grand
jury which is unable to discover the
identities of the lynchers of Leo Frank
furnish fresh illustration of the con
stantly demonstrated fact that the
blindest of al^ blindness is the blind
ness that does not want to see.
St. Louis, Sept, fi,—Br, Ralph h.
Thompson, of the f.teulty of St, Louis
University, who returned yesterday
from Prance, where he was a psysi-
cian in a British hospital, predicted
today that the European war wouid
iiaat from five to fifteen years
Dr, Thompson s-iid the deadlock in
the western theater seemed unbreak
able and that the permancrit nature
of the Briti.sK hospitals nnd of other
British preparation testified to their
belief that the struggle would b>; long.
The British have just finished bulid-
ifig a $130,000 steam laundry back -jf
the battle Kne, he said.-
I'-'gjry full of nice Magnum bonuni
apples. Also to Miss Grace Somers,
and .-Vur.t Esther Gant for nice
’ I melons.
R. L, Foster lost a nice lap robe
last Saturday between TrollinEer-s
and Coble-Bradshaw’s Store. Finder
will plea.^^e notify No. 8 c,".rrier and
Mr. Foster will appreciate it.
Thanks to John Blanchard, J. C.
JkCulloch, Mrs. Ed Faucette, Aasrt
Fannie Fuller and others for fruit
People on No. 8 ai‘o very busy cut
ting and curing tobacco—getting very
good cures on it too.
Mrs. Clyde Isley spent part of last
week visiting friends at Hillsboro.
John Cantrell gave us two line
twists of tobacco yesterday.
Miss Margaret Hayes spent Mon
day with Mrs. Kate Keyon, who is
visitinjr lier mother, Mrs. Sallie Tur
ner. Mrs. Turner is right sick, tve
A large crowd of friends very
ple,isantly surprised Miss Lyda Spoon
Tuesday night at her home on Broad
Street, the occasion baing a farewell
party, as Miss Spoon left Wednesday
for Raleigh to enter Merideth College.
The evening was spent in playing
progressive rook and hearts. Music
was furnished by Misses Celeste Isley
and Miriam Williams, Refreshments
It was j consisting of cream, cake and mints
something good, but nc*t as good as | were served. About 30 young people
the kind Waddell keeps, iwere present.
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