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VOL. XXIIf Na;250.;
JHE WILMINGTON DISPATCH, THURSDAY AFTERNOON. . EPTEMRFR 1: 1916 ; .
Business Men Appeal, Btft
With I it tie HopCf to Union Z
Leaders Today 1
RIOTING GROWING TO
fars Being Attacked From
Roof Tops Two Thousand!
Police Can t Prevent Vio
rn c in Center of City- -Strike
Call Probably 'Will be
w York. Sept. 21. Seventy-five
business men. organized as a commit
tee is trying today to persuade labor
leaders to refrain fronT'dec'.arlng a
general strike in sympathy with the
street railway employes, of whom, it. m.. . . , ,T ,
. , , , Field Marshal von Mackensen's ad-
is asserted, there ale 11.000 on alvance thr0ugh the Rumanian prov-
striko. This is the last day of grace of Dobrudja, where his com-
"ivrn bv labor unions to the mayor! Mned German - Bulgarian - Turkish
and the volunteer mediators to settle
the dispute with the Interborough Ra
pid Transit Company and the New
York Railways Company. If today's
conference fails to find a plan of set
tlement, labor leaders expect to issue
j call tomorrow for a general sym-
pathetic strike to begin Monday. ThejhaYily reinforcI. TWv state.
citizens committee had little hope of
...... i a m-j. ml
Rioting continues nightly despite
the fact that 2,000 police were concen
trated in the center of the city last
night to protect the "L" and cross
town surface lines. Strike sympathi
zers bombarded cars with missiles. In
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one case several hundred strikers at-
Ucked a csr in CentrafPark. west,
. j-- - "A
hi! were beaten off only after a battle .
pith the police. - . - .
Repeatedly during the early hours
today Sixth and Third Avenue "L"
trains were assailed by strike sym
pathizers on roof tops. Twenty-two
snch attacks were reported by the
poliie within a few hours. Car win
dows were smashed under showers of
brick and bottles and several passen
gers were injured.
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Murderer or Aged Couple
bets Mobs Vengeance in
Spite of Sheriff
Olath?. Kan.. Sept. 21. Bert Dud
charged with the murder of Hen
Mullpr. an aged hermit, and wife
takn from the Johnson county
ft! early today and hanged to a tele
Phone poic. The mob came to Olathe
j motor cars. sunDosedlv from near:
HI where Muller had lived.
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r,,,7 ane" reIusea to Kive up
our nie mob overpowered him.
A iirn ail
'wni uurrii mice ja
MEN OUT KANSAS
Several shots were fired utrt
UJ one was injured.
Lumberton Man Dies ' After
Shooting Himself With
Pistol V '
Luiiiberton, Sept. 21 Suicide on,
ccount of hi health last night caused
the 'loath of Mr. R. L. N. Stephen
of Luiubertou, aged about 57 years. '
Rlr Stephens was formerly em
pl(,ytd as a salesman in a store. here,
ut was forced to give up his work on
ctounr of tailing health.
. ea f l came as a result of a 38-cal-Pistol
ball entering behind the
gllt ar. Death came in thirty. min:
p deceased is survived by a wife,
0 'hildrpn Mr n-rfAr1 Stnhens.
lH Mrs. e. H, Hartley, of Lumberton,
3 a hi other, Mr. J. 0. Stephen, of
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Von Matkensns , Combined
-Forces Have eVKollKt
BOTH SIDES AfiMff
Reports Conflicting About
Battle in The Fiorina, Dis
trict German Attack
-X Repulsed in West
forces have been driving for the rail
way from C6nstania to interior Rus
sia has been checked, according to
accounts from both sides.
Bucharest yesterday announced a
check for von lackenseit's "a'rm'y on
the line of defense taken by the Ru-
i mians and Russians., who have heen
ment by the Sna war office, under
yesterday's date concedeSf the stub
bornness of their resistance", reporting
that the entente army wks. still hold
ing their strongly fortified positions.
Reports regarding the' fighting in
the Fiorina district, In Northwest Ma
cedonia, ar conflicting. Accounts
from the entente ' sources asserted
that the Bulgarians " are "going oaclf
011 erDia.n territory ana are prepar-
ing .tor. the- defease or Monastir. ,
5. -Sofia,' hbwever,'JnnotmceN'a turn ia
the. fighting: in. favor of the Bulgarian
forces, .declaring, that counter-attacks
resulted in repulse of the Serbian and
allied troops with heavy losses. .
Further east in the mountainous
country, along, the SerbianTorder, the
engagement is heavy all along the
line. On the far western end of the
line the allies are making progress,
but are apparently inflicting no seri
ous damage in'tne forward thrust in
either the Vardar or Struma region.
The defeat of the Germans in their
counter-attacks along the Somme
front was reported last night by Paris,
and has been followed by comparative
quiet, judging from today's official n
port, which says the Germans did not
renew their attack during the night.
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tJaa weainer nas Deen reponea uur-
ing the last few days and apparently
the Anglo-French forced are awaiting
Alter a lapse 01 ten uaj jtvuvity
has been -resumed by the French in
the Verdun region,, attacking being
made on both banks of the Meuse.
On the eastern front Petrograd an
nounces an offensive movement by
the Germans-in Volhynia, south of
Kcvel, but declares all attacks on the
Russian line have been repulsed, sev-
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erai nunurea ueiuiaua icmg oivmu
! during the fighting. , In the Carpa-
tuia - n8 the Russians report
vance near Panther Mountain, while
a position on the heights was cap-
In a further report today on Dcb-
rudja it is reported that the Russians
and Rumanians not only beat off all
attacks but. in several cases turned
o ntheir . assailants and delivered
In the Greek situation peace re-mfllnft-
iincerfain. ; A new factor in
, - -
I the situation appears, today in a- re-
port tnat a revolution nas oroneu yuy
on the Greek Isle bf Crete, the home
of former Premier Venizelos, where
it is reported a provisional , govern
ment .has. been set up.
- ENDOWMENT FUND
Greensboro, Sep't. 21 As a result of
the educational; Bdards of1 Eastern and
Western conferences the North Car
olina Methodists have decided, to in
dorse the? movement- to establish an
endowment fund ? of ; $150,000 for the
Greensboro College fir Women. The
money is to be used for improvement
to the college buildings.
Another edow'mnt for j the chair
of English islbeihg '' raised by the
alumae association and it has been, an
nounced that, over three j fifths- of the
amount intended - to be ; raised had
been subscribed, the alumae associa
tion have also agreed to cooperate, in
the raising of the150,000 endowment
1 IlIxxMmw v inter a SII
i SOIDIEJS EATJNG HASTY XQKCH
Here are soldiers from French, In do-Chinay ho are fighting under the French colors at Salonica, eating a
hasty lunch. In the background - are French and British officers. The picture gives some idea of the cosmopol
itan, appearance of Salonica. .French, British. Serbian. Russian, Italian, Montenegrin and now Chinese, trops are"
represented -in the army of the Allie s in Macedonia. -
TippiM; !FBATEy MEN
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ftorfc Cameron Mbmfon
livered Brilliant Address on
State and National Issues
Warsaw, Sept. 21 The Democratic
campaign was opened in Duplin coun
ty Tuesday by Hon. Cameron Mor
rison, of Chai lotte, lavyer, orator,
presidential elector for the State, and
familiarly known as ne of the best
campaign speakers of North Carolina,
in a brilliant address 011 State and
National .issues, to a large and appre
ciative audience that filled the court
room at Kenansville.
This was the first time that Mr.
Morrison had been to Kenansville and
the people were delighted with him,
for he is making an effective speech
Mr. Morrison reviewed the record
of the Democratic party in the State
in comparison with the Republican
party, while in power. He reviewed try, has recently contributed an arti-the-record
of the Republican party, 1 cle, "The Role of ghemistry in the
and paid his respects to Marion But
ler, the chief leader of thera -all; and
declared that they were the same oldJ
crowd. His review of the Democratic
part yin the State during the last six
teen years, a record of progress, pros,
parity, and achievement, won the ad
miration of all his hearers.
He handles the National issues as
one who ' knows the facts, and his
eulogy, of Woodrow Wilson will never
be forgotten by those who lieard it,
for it was indeed a mastei-piece.V
Hi speech v was characterized as
the most logical and convincing ever
delivered 'in ;this county. He 'has
won vo.tes for Democracy in Duplin,
and .stimulated Democrats to action.
Mr. - Morrison spoke in the opera
house1 at Warsaw Tuesday night, and
was, enthusiastically received by men
and' ladies . who came out to hear him.
Declares Republican Party
- Trying to Trick the Wom
y v , Now on Tour
Rocte' .Springs, Wyo., Sept. 21 Will
iam Jennings Bryan started today on
his second vday touV of Wyoming in
supportjof "President Wilson and the
DembcratJticket. Mr. Bryan, speak
ing hefllast night, " appealed for re
electlon"of Wilson on the ground that
Wilson has kept the United States
out ,t-ar. r Bryan declared the Re
publican pariy has been unscrupulous
in tits ) methods 5 cqnrning votes of
the - woifn: tiin suff rage States J-He
warned the -Dempcratic-women to be
ware..piv? nejuQiicap jiric.ry.-; xjt
Wrious Or ganizations" atU
versity. of North Carolina
Te In Members
Chapel Hill, Sept. 21. Thirty-four
new members have been initiated into
the various fraternal, chapters Of or
ganizations represented here and
many visitors 'from all over the States
and from other colleges were present
to take part in the Initiation exer
cises. " ' '
Many different fraternal . organiza
tions are represented here and almost
all have initiated new members since
this year's session started. Those
that have been taken into the various
chapters come from all sections of
Dr. Chas.' Holmes Herty, head of
the university department of , chemis-
Industrial Development of the South,
tp .the Manufacturers' Record. The
article has been widely read and the
author - has received many congratu
lations. . . .
There are two other articles in the
same issue by Carolina professors.
Prof. Francis P. Venable contributes
"What the Chemist-1 Means to the
Manufacturer." vand Prof. Joseph"
Hyde Pratt writes on "Utilizing Our
Raw Material at Home."
Reports - Indicate That' Ameri
can "Tobacco Company Will -Move
Durham, .Sept. 21. Reports have
reached here'' that the American To
bacco' Company intend moving one of
its New York factories to this place.
The -report stated that the action was
taken on account of the unwillingness
of the company to submit to the de
mands of the 8,000 cigarette workers.
It is also understood' that another of
the company's New York plants is to
be moved tp Richmpnd, Va. -
In the 6vent that' the company does
move -its plant here it will mean an
increase byjgeveral thousand of the
population or Durnam.
A. late bulletin' states that the com
pany has already started packing the
machinery . andv unless the demands of
the cigarette ' makers are ,.called off
the shipments tvill start- to Richmond
and to Durham.; , " l -.i .;
i Many Pullman CarsFoi-
Camp Glenn Troops V
New Bern Sept. 21 The Dover
High school opened yesterday with
the largest enrollment in the history
of that institutipn and with prospects
for. the most successful - term ; that
has ever been enjoyed. Prof. . Mc
Lean, the superintendent, has spent
much of his vacation time preparing
for the present term . and his , efforts
have been awarded with success.
The faculty of the school' gaye a
recption to the public last night and
this was thoroughly enjoyed. -A num
ber' of interesting speeches were;made
and the citizens promised the school
officials to give them their help ; In
any and every possible way. -
Dover is one of "the banner 'school
sections of the county and - great
things are expected from that ? sec
tion. . - - -
Never before in the history of New
Bern has there been as many Pull
man cars on the' local railroad yards
as there are at present and these are
attracting considerable attention." .
Three roads, the A. C. L., Southern
and Seaboard" are" to handle the, troop
trains from Camp Glenn after the
Norfolk . Southern Railway,. CpiOBany
has finished their , part . of . the ; haul
and each one of these roads is furn
ishing the Pullman cars . which, will
be used. ' -'
The cars which the Southern Rail
way Company furnisfie'd ' were ; all on
the local 1 yards . yesterday ' ' afternoon I
and in. readiness for' service. The A.
C. L. had not ' placed' air of its. Cars
here this morning -.andAthe Seaboard ls
holding , their's at Raleigh until the
yard here has been cleared. , , . -..- ,
Altogether . there are " betweenf orty
and fifty Pullman's : lined : up here, and
this number will be increased this.
afternoon. ," ' :
The cotton picking season, is in'pro
gress . in this section and - thousands cof
negroes; are being given work in the
fields ' and are . making good : wages.
However, the : farmers declare P. that
they are not able to secure suffipient
help to get the fleecy staple from the
fields' as fast as they would like to do.
v- iMany negroes have recently cgohe
from this section to the North and this
is accountable for the fact that - there
is a sort of labor shortage in- and
around New Bern. . v ,j-
GREEK- REVOLT REPORTED.'
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Paris" (Via London), Sept: 2JU
-A revolution on the Greek Isle
of Crete is reported in a dispatch
from Athens. The revolutionists
are reported . to -: have proclaimed .
a provisional g6vernment. "
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Af . . ;
Reichstag Evidently in For a
- Hot Discussion of The
LEAD TO DOWN
Flenewal of The Discussion
Brought About by Disclos
ures ; in ; Letters -Says
v' Reichstag Misled
Berlin, Wednesday, Sept: 20, (Via
London, Thursday, Sept. 21) Renew
al of the discussion in the Reichstag
of the submarine tesuearid-the con
troversy which lead td the retirement
of Admiral von. Tirpitz as minister of
the navy appears to be inevitable in
consequence of the publication yester
day explaining the breach between I
Minister yon Bothmann Hollweg and
t'was claimed in these letters that
Admiral yoa Tirpitz has misled, the
Reichstag in regard to the number of
available submarines and the possibili
ty of a submarine campaign. .
r May Call For Supplies for the
Thousands of Homeless in
AVashingtpn, " Sept, 21. American
consideration to. the " State 1 Depart--.
ment dispatch stating that nearly a
million Chinese are homeless and
thousands are destitute, as result of
the flooding of 7,000 square miles by
overflowing of the Hwai river, in the
Anhui province, China, two months
ago. The American consul at Naning
reported that the autumn crop was
destroyed. The Red Cross is said to
be considering issuing an appeal, for
funds, with which to send supplies to
The flooded area is about the same
inundated in 1899, with the loss of
nearly a million lives. A project for
reclamation work was made impos
sible by the European war.
TROOPERS CAl STAY
WITH OTHER REGIMENTS
San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 21. The
request of 300 members of the Second
New York Infantry to remain on .bor
der duty, after being ordered home,
resulted today in an announcement
by Major-General Funston that these
guardsmen who wished to stay could
transfer to other regiments. ,
Three Pennsylvania regiihents will
soon be released, on -"arrival of a sim
ilar number of North Carolina regi
ments. Civic Organizations of Dur
ham Will Tour Durham and
.Durham, - Sept.
21.-At a recent
"meeting of the Rotary
Chamber of - Commerce, the Tpbacco
Board of Trade and Merchants Assp
Ciation it wds decided that a ''booster"
trip should be made throughout Dur
ham county and the surrounding coun
ties in the. interest of the furtherance
of Durham as a tobacco marketing
, The party will be composed of a'
number of automobiles that will stopt
for 15 minutes at a number of places j
where literature' will be distributed j
that will tend to show that Durham's I
hnarket pays exceedingly high .prices
for tobacco. 1 ; -
The Saturday trip was preceded
by one today in which - several peo
ple went out on a scout trip and will
map out their plans for' the short
speeches and- for- the route that' the
main party will take on Saturday, I v
Wants to See A "Great Driv-.
tjf'i: ing Force of Patriotic ;
I . .Sentiment . '
:M POWER, HE SAYS
Also Declares Protective Tariff
Is Necessary to Meet After V
The War Situation -In 5
Lafayette, Ind., Sept. 21 Charles
Evans Hughes, in a speech here today,
outlined his policy by declaring he
wanted to see in the United States
"a great driving force of patriotic
sentiment' which would furnish the
emotive power for progress.
I want American rights . protected
throughout the' world," he isaid. 1
' df sire aee a great driving force of
! patriotic sentiment, which will give
us the motive power of progress. We
cannot haveprogress unless we havo
that patriotism and love ": of country v
to enable-us to get up steam to sup
ply the nergy and, there, , that we
may have that I say. American rights
must be, protected " thoughout th '
world, with respect to American
i lives,' property, and commerce,"
and with respect to all nations of the
world." , , - .' V ., ':
He declared that a protective tariff
was absolutely necesary to "meet Eu
ropean competition after the war and
protect , against Mt. - l - I
Intends to Push Prosecution of
Washington, Sept, 21 Conferences
of Federal agents, who have been in
vestigating the so-called ' ''blackmaif
ing" syndicate, were commenced at
the department of justice today. The
department practically has decided, to
institute its first campaign of prose
cution against the alleged blackmail
ers of Mrs. Klipper, of Philadelphia,
in the Federal coWt at New1 York.
The , defendants in the case will be ,
removed immediately to New York
for trial, which is expected to begin
in a month.' ' The case of other allog
ed blackmailers are expected to also
bP set for trial. : .
Advertising is as old as .
hitman nature and that's tak
ing us back a mighty long i
time. Even since thev crea- ;
; tion ' of the universe," prpci- .
dence has' provided ; us vithf,
warnings, or applied .to. mod- I
ern Ideas, we can term these
warnings as advertising re- :
.' vealing through certain clouds -S.
and winds: the approach of
storms and other atmospheric
v disturbances. These warnin-
ings of nature' are to Influence
us if rain the first thoughts
. that enters , our mind r is n l
umbrella,' raincoat- or .'to seek "i
shelter.: Advertising. . in its 'l
concrete form Is nothing more rjl
or Jess "than influencing the
mind. .There are many minds j
right here in Wilmington yon "
can ' . influence " through . good :
advertising and we stand
ready to render you assistance
and service. v
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