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01, XXII. NO. 247.)
EEL TROOPS BO
11 Units at Camp Glenn Will
Probably Move at Same
HAVE TO AWAIT
Seventy Three Pullmans Have
Been Ordered to Morehead.
Cars Will be Assembled
at New Bern.
(By Associated Press.) '
yoreln-ad City. N. C, Sept. 18.
Pentliiic report from the War Depart
Bnt ordering entraining for the
jpeder. .t ono in official circles at
fjffip Clt mi knows when the North
Carolina National Guard will break
camp. " was believed that the War
Department would uot accept partial
equipment to move the troops and
might not begin the movement until
sufficient ears are assembled to ac
It was announced that 73 Pullmans
m two kitchen cars have V'een or
derert to Camp Glenn. They' s'lould
begin arriving tomorrow or Wednes
day. It is understood the plan is to
as?cmble the cars at New Bern and
semi tlieni to Camp Glenn as need?
The 3.1J5 officers and men In camp
to entrain at a moment's
Prisoners Returned to
Walls From The Tilery
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j (Special to Tbe Dispatch.-
Raleigh. N. C. Sept. 18- The re
tirn of sevtn prisoners from the Til
!ery farm. Halifax county, all of whom
have hem pronounced tubercular, was
related today by two men who have
been dow n there recently and the
prisoners are again back in the walls.
There were eight in the batch that
came in here yesterday arternoon,
seven of whom have tuberculosis, ac
cording to the physician at the State
farm. Two of fhes. .Tiw SMsnmit.' of
Tyrrell, and John Rutfin, of Nash,
declared that they went down Mon
day or ast week and spent six days
time More they were pronounced
tubercular cases. Such a conflict in
gnosis is in the nature 'of things
ttpecifd to bring on more talk. These
men, who have been more in the
public eyf. than the ordinary prison
ers, difi not aunear to know whether
tt,5X hal the "T. B." as they call It
heu lh-y went down there, or caught!
It after iroiii i
TI,e state's doctors . have always
W'h" tuberculosis while 4a the
servi,e of the St&tem U ne came
wr with it he was put into the
aris for the treatment of such dis
?ase. The farm is believed to be
sPi'inK such Dulmonarv troubles.
con)iIlR in of this unusual num-
Cl f) prisoners who weie said bV
Pianls to have been-, pronounced
HlbfTciiliivii.- ....i;..,. .. 1. j v.
n 'fin ned here for thaU purpose, I
Ula"y caused comment. Joe Ses-
SOIIiS ;ri(l fnlin O .,i ftlra
- .i "ii n nuuiu luauc
the mysteriousness of their
yni the Harnett rinrkpt was here
'J"'?h. going to Goldsboro, -where he
''"nnngton, hl8 home.
of the old Harnett negro
"religionist who gave his $10,000
" to th
"Hi M Mw. C . , .11!
irtuiiiy receivea notnuiB.
e iUdce set nuMo ha xmrAir t that
old man the unduly influ-
I'l'ooounder nf hl will, but
mentally incapable of ex-
(llP " "ii iuduuuisui uu
-uurcnes high and dry, The case
" "wn appeaiea. it is unaer-
without ability to verify it now
similar case is In the Wake
rts. The family will now proceed
gal 1gnt ver the estate which the fru
. 0l(i man accumulated - for s6me-
UGGISTS of the
COUNTRY TO MEET
(By Associated Press.)
,u'JiaiiannD o 10 r,r.
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muni -rnw y . i r . .-: .,, . . . -. .- ..... . . . .,
IE PLAGUE GETS
s from Qit , tti-, aftoa'owls. hawks, crows, .macKoorub,
ftu an.i.i- v. iJ 4t. JMrdn. and jackdaws. Rev. 1905, sec
""B uviv tuuay lor me nu-,
(ou of Retail Druggists which
here tndv nf nHnues '
7Rh Prtday. to
TROOPS ARE HOT
111 PORSOIT OF
i Dead and Wmm i
r wv A UUlU
Along the Way by the Pur
- V suers
THE ATTACK HIMSELF
Did Not Enter The Town How
ever- Garrison Was .
Taken by Sur
(By Asaeociated Press.)
rji raso rex., sept. 18. Two col
umns of Mexican cavalry today are
pursuing Villa anflWflumain baiid
of bandits, which Saturday made an
attack on Chihuahua, in, the Santa
Clara canyon district, to the north
east, according to reports received in
Juarez today., fhe bandits are well
mounted and apparently are leading
tne de facto forces; Persons familiar
with the country point out ihat should
Villa reach one of his hiding places
in the district the government troops
w illhave great difficulty In finding
Today's reports indicate that Villa's
--ce numbers 1,500 and was opposed
ujr mson oi aDoui y.uuu. me Villa
casualties are aiso said to be
are aiso saia to De con
siderably larger than at first indicated
from the number of dead and wounded
picked up by the pursuing force. The
estimated loss is probably 250.
Villa himself directed the attack,
according to the dispatch, but did not
enter the town. Much damage was
done the penitenitary and municipal
and Federal placeswhich the bandits
succeeded in reaching before the sur
pried members of the garrison, who
had been participating in an indepnd
ence day celebration, rallied.
Rifles were useless in the hand-to-hand
street fighting which followed,
the report says. Pistols and barefists
were, used, " as" the men struggled
though th,e-arlr, moraine houza Jil the
raftu Fftyslciani c'attendfng General 1
Trevino, who sustained a wound in
the arm during the fighting, said today
his injury is slight.
A small band of Villa followers
made an attack on Guerrera. eiglt
miles west of Chihuahua City, but
were repulsed and fell back.
Oil, SECOND TOUR
Left This Morning on Anoth
er Extensive Speechmak
, ing Trip.
(By Associated Press.)
x New York, Sept. 18 Charles
Hughes left New York at 8 o'clock
this morning on the second trip of his
presidential campaign., Mrs. Hughes
accompanied him. The nominee will
spend the entire day traveling. He
will make his first speech of the trip
at Peoria. 111. His itinerary, which is
crowded with s'tops for brief speeches,
will carry him through Indiana,
Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin and into
New York State for several speeches.
The nominee will also .deliver one
gpeecb in Pennsylvania, at Pittsburgh,
and one in New Jersey, at Trenton.
He will return to New York befober
1 for a brief rest before departing
on his third campaign trip, which will
not end until November 4.
THE GAME SEASON.
Unlawful to-Hunt Game Birds in New
Hanover at This Time.
. The following Is taken from the
'Synopsis of the Game Laws of North
Carolina,", published by I the State
Audubon Society: v
"Killing nongame birds and game
out of . season. If any person shall
at any time hunt, capture, or kill any
nongame bird, or .shall during, the
ClOSe Season, Or Uiue iu cavu ; "
whIch the hunting or killing Is pro-
hihtted. chase with dogs,.; hunt, kill,
or woiind, or -in; any .manner take or
capture any game bird or any deer,
o'possum, . rabbit, or squirrel; he shall
be guilty, of a misdemeanor and shall
be fined not more tiyan" fifty' dollars
C$50) or imprisoned not exceeding
thirty ((30) days: -Provided, this
section shall not apply to birds caught
or killed by authority of the Audubon
Society for scientific purposes only.
This section shall '. not apply to the
Rnfflish or European
-a tt 1 .
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The close sea?OL- for auail in New
Hanover county is from February 15
November 15. '
T jMINGTON DISPATCH, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER
NEW YORK POLICE .USE
The life of a New York police
when car strikers riot, and street ca.
the blue coats have commandeered bi
ws a platoon of reserves responding
Band of Three-Score Found to f
Be Engaged in Black
Mailing. one! arred made
Quarrel Over Spoils Lead to
The Round-up Eight
(By Associated Press.)
"' Chicago, 111., Sept. 1,8,-rConfession
has been made by two members of
the alleged syndicate of blackmailers,
eight of whom are under arrest here.
Operations of the swindlers netted
them $1,000,000 during the last year,
Federal officials announced here to
day. They confessed, it was -said, and dis
closed that the alleged , band consisted
of sixty, a third of them women. A
dispute over division of the spoils, it
was said, lead to the confession. Ar
rests of a score more members of the
syndicate are expected within a week,
American Commissioners Will
Insist on This at the Con
ference, i3y Associated Press.)
Newlipdon, Conn., Sept. 18. When
the Mexican-American commissioners
resumed their conferences today there
was reaspn-to believe the Mexican re
presentatives wererepared to insist
that their deliberations be directed to
wards, an agreement on conditions ' of
the border. The American representa
tives believe the border situation was
merely incidental to general conditions-
in Mexico and plan to continue
their study; of Mexican internal af
PROTEST, ON WAY
' (By Associated Press.)
Washington, Sept. 18 Great Brit
ain's I'eply to the American note, pro
testing i against i the seizure and cen
soring .of neutral mail, was . today on
its wajK to Washington and it is" un
derstood to largely be a repetition of
the contention . in justification of the
policy-of the J Allies contained i a
preliminary memorandum received
here last February. The protest made
by the. United? States declared that
"only a radical change in the; present
British; and French" policy, restoring
to the United States its full rights; as
a neutral power, will satisfy this gov
ernment." ; V : V '
v-r SS8SS3SSSSSSSS!SSf wwu
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man. especially among the reserves, i
rs don't run any too frequently. In
g merchandise trucks in several cases.
to an alarm.
GRIEVES AT HIS
Simple Services Mark Funeral
Today of Mrs. Annie E.
Howe " i
Large Crowds Gather on Way
p-A. n. Aii
(By Associated Press.)
Columbia, S. C, Sept. 18. Presi -
dent Wilson came here today, to. bury"
his only sister, Mrs. Annie E. Howe. J
or M'nnaaeip.ma, who died Saturday
at New London, Conn. Quietly and
sadly he attended the simple funeral
service at the church and then walk
ed ,-with relatives to the adjoining
graveyard and stood; with bowed head
and tear-stained face during the last
The people of Columbia gathered
along the street and outside the city
to see the President, but they respct-
ed his grief-and made no demonstra
tion. During the ride south this
morning the platform at every sta
tion was crowded but there ' was no
cheering. At several spots rrowers
were put aboard the train by school
The special train bearing the body
and members xf the family arrived
here shortly before noon. Automobiles
carried the President and members
of x the family directjy to the First
Presbyterian church. At the Presi
dent's request the city and State of
ficials gave no .official recognition to
his visit. ;.
The last service took place inside
an enclosure in ihe shaded graveyard,
where 'are buried, the husband of - Mrs.
Howe, the fatheand mother of the
President, and several other relatives
The President plans- to remain here
until 6 : 15 o'clock' this afterripbn; .and
then return to ;Long Brahch- where
he expects .to' arriye at 1- o'clock to
All flags ; in olumbiarei at half
mast during -th'Jceremonyaind the
church bells were tolled slowly.
All during the services the grave
yard, enclosed r; by a .brick fence, -was
surrounded by a' crfiwd.;After the.ser.
vices the President : rermined a few
minutes to look at the graves of
mother and ; lather.
The merchants of Columbia offered
to close their: business houses and
drape their buildings "with crepe, but
request was made that' they not do so;
y After the; services the, President and
Mrs. Wilson returned' by, automobile
to their private car for luncheon.
Later they took an automobile ride, -
URGED TO ATT END.
Every member of the Winter Park '
Community Club is urged to attend '
the meeting tonight at. 8 o'clock in the
schoolhouse.lSeveral important inaW
ters will beKfrou&bt up for consider-
ation and" art, Interesting report from
the committee - in fifearge)f the - new
station will "be made?v , .
TO RESPOND! fit)- RIOT
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s not all "beer and skittles' tbese days,
order to get ( the scene of disorder
The accompanying photograph sho
Labor Leaders Conferred
With Him at Length
NO GENERAL STRIKED
The Union Men Agree to That
Pending Mitchel's Inter
cession With Traction
(By Associated Press.)
New York, Sept. 18. There will be
o sympathetic strike of labor unions
to aid the striking railway employes
until Thursday at least and one may
De averted if renewed efforts of Mayor
Mitchel to settle the present strike, in
the meantime, are successful. This
announcement was made today after
a conference between the mayor and
five labor leaders. The latter told the
mayor the various heads were determ
ined to . strike . unless the . municipal
authorities took some action to compel
the traction heads to obserye the re
cent agreement with the railway em
ployes . Mitchel promised to make an
other effort to adjust the differences,
and hopes to give the labor leaders
an answer by Thursday, and one
which will mean that no general strike
will be called.
Lieut. Raymond Asquith
Died in: Action on !
- -September 15. . ;
i (By Associated Press.) '
London, Sept. 18. Lieutenant Ray
mond Asquith; son of Premier Asquith,
was killed in action on Sept. 15,' it
was announced today. ! ?
Raymond Asquith, who was in 'the
38 year of his age, was a graduate of
Oxford, president of the Oxford union
and a prominent, member of the bar, to
which he was admitted in 1904;v He
was the - eldest '. son of ;th Premier.
iii I rn lii i niiTTlip
M LLcu 1 IV DH 1 1 It
his-ifwo brothers, Lieuts,;Altthu Asquith,
ofthe Royal naval reserves and Lieut.
Herbert Asquith ;Were founded in tac
tion at the ; DardaneileSia jJuttelSlS.
AGED WOMAN VICTIM K
OF AUTO ACCIDENT
(By Associated Press.) ' v '
Lynchburg, Va,, Sept. I8.7-Mrs.
H. A. Fenno,' 67 years old, of Phoebus,
Va., 4s dead, from a fractured, skull,
sustained about ; midnight last night
when ah automobile : turned over near
me city,; win-live yasseugers. . ,r zve
adults sustained slight hurts and two
children escaped without injury.: .
In the car were R. A.' Hazenand
Herman Tempko of Greensboro, N.
C. - ,
Succeed in Completely En-,
circling the Town of
THIS SPOT FORMS
Germans Are Pelivering
Heavy Counter Attacks.
entente avance m
(By Associated Press.)
The new thrust by the French south
of the river Somme, . in Northern
France, has resulted in the . complete
encircling of Deniecourt, the .Paris
war office announced today. f' v
Deniecourt forms the centej of the
wedge the French are-driving. into
the Germans line north of Chalheaux.
Further progress has been made by
the French in this region and heavy
counter-attacktf on the two French
positions, north and south of
Somme, have been repulsed, accord
ing to today's report, which an
nounces that the Germans sustained
enormous losses. The French have
taken 1,200 prisoners and 10 machine
The British are keeping up their
forward push north of the Somme,
according to reports. Their advance,
however, is at isolated points and ap
parently the operations are intended
to straighten their line and secure a
hold on the captured ground.
London today reported an appreci
able advance on the left flank, where
the British line has been arrven fur!
ther today towards Szars.
On the Macedonian front, an en
tente attack in Struma valley, north
of Saloniki, was repulsed by the Bul
garians, the Sofia war office an
nounces. In a counter-attack, a force
of the entente troops was driven back
to.the west bank of the river.. r
The forces of - Field Marshal yon
Mackensen Are. "continuing to- prog
nlan province I of . Dobrudja, Sofia
reports! . Some indication of . strong
resistance by. the Rumanians and Rus
sians, howejer is furnished by an of
ficial statement, wnlchj reports heavy
GEN. MILLS HEAR
Noted American Soldier Died
in Washington Today bf
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, - Sept. 18. Major-Geh-
eral Albert L. Mills, chief of the divi
sion of military affairs, died at his
home here today, after fifteen hours'
illness from pneumonia.
General Mills was a native of New
York, and was: appointed to the mili
tary academy from that State in
1887. He served with distinction, in
the Spanish war and in' the Philippine
expedition in 19-04, and was promot
ed by Presdent Roosevelt : from; the
ranks of captain to brigadier-general.
For several yearsi he served as com-
1 1 mander of the Department of the
Gulf, with -htfftdquarters at Atlanta.
Only last month he was promoted to
SPECIAL PULLMAN FOR GAME.
A. & M. Alumni Association Will Have
Large Delegation .at Football Game.
It was stated by Mr. H? E." Bonitz,
former president of the local A. & M.
Alumni Association, "this morning, that
arrangements had ' been ' made with
the-Atlantic Coast Line to operate 7 a
special Pullman car to Raleigh Thanks-
giving for '-the benefit of the alumni
members of this city who wish to at
tend the big gridironc battle between
A. M. and Washington and Lee . v
Mr. Bonitz stated that it is expected
that as many, as 100 former students
of A. & M. would go from here to at
tend the game andHthe special car has
been arranged for on this account . , It
will leave here on the regular after
noon train on ovember 29 and will
arrive in Raleigh early Thanksgiving
morning. ' S'yfi':" :1-:y.: '' -?-.-;.'
Final arrangement for the trip will
be made at the annual banquet of the
local Alumni Association to . be held
early next month.
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EPIDEMICS CLUTCH'S ; -
(By AssociatedPress.) yn .
i New York, Septi 18s. A low record
In the infantile paralysis epidemic was
established during the 24 hours ending
at 10 - a'. : m . today There were only
6 deaths' and 15 nw cases.- ....
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PRICE 5 .CENTS
Qcean jug Weht Out Only to,
Find A United States
CRAFT WAS GETTING
BACK TO ITS BASE
Agents of Forwarding Com
pany Went Out on Tug.'
Nothing Seen of the Ger- ::
(By Associated Press.) v .
New London, ; Conn., Sept. 18.The ,
submarine reported approaching New
London late last night and believed,
to be the German undersea merchant- -man,
Bremen, was an American craft,
returning from neneufers, it develop
ed today with return of the ocean
going tug, C. Rl Scott, Jr. J ,
The tug set out last night carrying
persons supposed to' be representa-
,tives of tne Eastern Forwarding Com
pany, to wnicn ine cargo oi me sud
marine, Deutscbland, was consigned
at Baltimore. The Scott reported to-,
day she had seen nothing or heard
i TirtMner fvfm tfio Prafrion Tho flllK.
, marinesighted was returning to her
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(By Associated Press.) I
Raleigh, N. C; Sept. 18. The'
President and Mrs. Wilson - passed
through Raleigh at 5;20, o'clock this
morning, en route 'to ''Columbia,. C.
to attend the funeral Of "Mrs. Annie
E. Howe, the President's sister, who
died Saturday at New London, Conn
The President was expected to arrive
in Columbia at 11:35 a. m.
CHARLOTTE ' CHAMPS : t . '
TO PLAY V A. TEAMI
(By Assoclatea 'fPnnf; )
Norfolk,"' Va.Vf Sept. IS. The win
ner of the Series between Portsmouth
and Newport News for, the champion
ship of the Virginian .League will
meet the Charlotte club, champions of
the North Carolina League . The
series will begin' as soon as the cham
pionship of the Virginia League ; is
settled and the first three games will
be played lit Newport News or Ports
mouth. TO SPEAK IN CHARLOTTE.
Two Notable Democrats Will Be Heard
Charlotte, . Sept. 18.Two notable
Democrats will be heard in Charlotte
this week. On Thursday Ex-Gov.,Robt.
Glenn will speak and on Saturday gov
ernor to be T. W. Blckett will address
the voters. Democrats of this section
are enthusiastic in being able to se
cure these two speakers for both enjoy
an enviable reputation as orators and
according to early indications many
people will be out to hear them on both
occasions. . .
THE CLOSE RACE IN '
THE MAJOR LEAGUES
(By Associated Press.) ' I -Chicago,-
111., " Sept 18. American
League penannt race today found the
three leading teams in , changed posi
tions once more. Detroit -was still
at tho head of the percentage column, '
but Boston has just displaced Chicago
for second place. r: .;
As there were 1I0 games played in
the National League yesterday, Brook
lyn, Philadelphia and Boston remained
in the lead in the order named. -'',1
Advertising has a value. A
value that is definite and ever
increasing . . -
AvaiI yourself of it. Your
business will stand more of it.
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