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September 21 isis.
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ilUNRISE and SUNSET.
Sun rises - - -6: 01
Sun sets . 6:08
Stage of water in Cape Fear river at
Fayetteville. N. C. at 8 a. mw yester
day. 3.2 feet.
Husband I have a bad head this
Wife I'm very sorry, dear, 3but I do
hnnp vou will be able to shake ;it off.
W-r. -"-i . - 8ff
ByeetiDtetobuahel- ? 7 1.00
Msh Poutoe Tbtisli: ... .75a "1.00
R; C. ShJttilfleg & Bhi XbL j 17
gBld Peas, bushel .' ;. . . ; i.o
te Pea:bu3h6l ; .. ,;i.5o
Corn8SbJeii:. ? V' ' . 1.00
N.0. Peanuts, bushel i.-. - 55t
Spanish Peanuts, bushel 80
Virglnfi Peanuts, fiusfcef ... 80
Oranges Florida ... .V 4.00
wines, per 100 . . . . , . . 1.25
Bananah; bunch ... 1.000 10
Lemons, Fancy . -- 8:00 J '
Apples 3.00 3.50
Bell Peppers, bushel 75
Onions, per caxsk; 4.00 . . J
SOVEIGN GRAND r
- LODGE ENDS SESSIONS
;Newtork, ; Sept. ' 22,The - cbtton
mti tpdja7 opened,' flrjn at an ad
vance ot 9. tp p points, with Vpecem-
. selling up to 16.40; or within 7 points
or its; recent high v record. ' The ad-1
l von sirk . - 1 ... I
? ; U1 1cu'v x s ia " cpnaequence
and there "was reaction of 9 or 10
Points before end of the first hour.
Thero- PrtBSWas again un
NEW YORK COTTON.
'May.: .. .. ..
New -York Spot
United; States&SteeV anoV prominent
of fractidjas to 2
pointtfjSyUti issue .tchaged''
hands f jiifitl lots ot, 1,000. s tq
2,000 sharps Marines. Majlaj and
Studebaker.i ; Motorsf rucibjand
Close, I Dackawahhf SteeV Natlohal liea
like Union. Pacific v and1' New" York
Central shared in the general ad
Lvfttice. with some. realifcinV frtr. nVniflik
1 ' before. end"bf ;thfbflrst half hour?
;Klaw- andiErlanger aaye; produced ileW: weeks : and ardund tThanksKiving
Syf ;s"!?iwn Prp1B5sy;o "t piay. m :f, jx.or engagement.
Chattanobga; Tenri., Sept. 22. The
f Sovereign Grand Lodge of , Odd Fel
lows, which has been holding its 93rd
annual t session here this week, ad
journed at noon today, after installa
tion of the newly-elected t officers
and announcement of the names of
the appointive officers.
The Rbekah, assembly! also held its
closing session today and . installed
us newly-elected officers.
Savannah cotton .
1 lUEDDftni r
. . 9.54
Jan.-Feb. . .
March-April . ,
Middling, 9.62. Sales, 7,000; receipts,
WARRANTS ISSUED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY
OF WILMINGTON, N. C.
For the Month of August, 1916.
2i:-Murchison National Bank -1 Note and Interest S 6,180.00
lS-Murchison National Bank Interest l' , 180.00
19Pay Roll ..Semi-monthly 3,517.94
220 Pay Roll Weekly 1,239.58
Kl-Ed Swann . Sidewalk Construction 13.00
222 S. S. Harrison Dog Feed 8.27
223 J- C. Black Harness . 30.00
224 Keystone Lubricating Co. Supplies W. & S. ' 56.01
25 U- S. Mortgage & Trust Co. Commission 5.00
228-Evening Dispatch Printing and Advertising- 35.65
227w. B. Thorpe & Co. Supplies 12.00
228- Jas. I Metts Feed 295.19
229- W. H. Blair -Incld. Water & Tax Ref. 239.50
230- Harriss Typewriting Co. Supplies . 4.50
231 A. C. L. FTelgnt 475.24
232 S. A. L. Freight 129.85
233 Pay Roll Weekly -- 1,296.58
234 Thos. D. Meares. Treas. Coupons - - 1 27,383.75
235 New Hanover County -- -- Court Costs -r 5.45
236 Library Bureau Books Library
237- J H. Boatwright & Son Insurance -
238- National Park Bank Commission
239 Jas. Walker Memorial Hospital.. Monthly Appropriation
21-Board of Health do do ! - i
!tt-Wil. Red Cross Sanitorium do do
WILMINGTON NAVAL STORES,
t Spirits 43 3-4. ,
Rosin $5.45 and $5.30.
Tar $2.60.' and 101-2 cents.
Crude $4.00, $4.00 and $3,00.
; Potk. . . .
I Oats .
FRENCH BUSY AT
1f;i J Allis-Chaimera
15 5-8 yu6ai ..
American can ......... .
American Car and. Foundry
ClOSe aiUCl 1WUJ UUVUUIVM r O .. .
9 54 1-2 i AmerlcaK COtton UU ...
9.57 -! American Smelting. . .." ..
9 59 1-2 1 American Sugar .J. ...
American lei. & 1 ei. . . .
American Tobacco . . . . . .
Atchison . .
Atlantic Coast Lane (bid) .
Baldwin Locomotive .. ..
Baltimore & Ohio
Bethlehem. . Steel .. .. ..
Canadian Pacific . . .. .. .
Chesapeake & Ohio
Chi., Mil. & St. Paul .. ..
Chi., R. I. & Pac. Ry. .. ..
Consolidated Gas .. ... ..
Crucible Steel. .
Erie .. .. . .
General Electric . . . . . . .
Great Northern Pfd. .. ..
Great Northern Ore Gtfs. .,
Illinois Central . . ....
Inter. Merc. Mar. Pfd; Ctf s.
Kansas City Southern .. ..
Louisville & Nashville .. .
Liggett & Myers (bid) ...
Loriilard Co. (bid) ".. .. .
Missouri, Kansas & Texas pfd.
Missouri Pacific . .
1 National Lead
! New York Central . .
In. Y., N. H. & Hartford.
.$1,53 3-8 to 1-8
. . 2l-4
.. 95 3-4
. 63 7-8
. . 37 5
. . 64 1-4
.. 88 7-8
.. 93 3-4
. . 921-8
become the snsatlon of the New
York! season ' like;f ; its i predecessors.
and rThe tLittle; Cafe,? IUls" malted
'MUbr Spxingtlihb, h ihe . American
uook joy juy- jjujion,; ine ,iyncs dj jr.
and the music by ' Emmerich . Kalman,
the" cdmbosef of .,.'Sart"? enstm.
ble numbers were staeed - by Julian
Mitchell; - tne- dialogue ' directed by
Herbert Gresham and . . the" -scenery
painted by -Joseph1 Urban, r It had'its
premiere at the Forrest Theatre; Jn
Phiiadelplbiia where It was- recefyed
witb 'marked '.enthusiasm and pra$$d
ih Vtiie highest; terms." ; ; ' '
, Arragnements have . been, made by
Henify ' Miller and Kiaw and Erlanger
to produce a new comedy by. Robert
HpusunXi whose writings on the sub
ject of the theatre have attracted
much" favorable attentibn in the past
few years. Mr. Housum's comedy,
which is- as yet unnamedV is on an
American theme. The scenes are laid
iii Virginia. ( .. - . ' ' ' ' ' :
22-Travelers Aid Society .
:C-Hall & Pearsall
2W-C. C. Bellamy
216 Davis & Walker
247 Pay Roll - -
248 Est. Geo. W. Kidder
249 J. B. McCabe
30-Pay Roll - -.
!51-Carolina Cut Stone Co.
232-D. A. Lockfaw
!!s3-Xortham Book Store .
254 J. W. H. Fuchs -.
Sidewalk Construction ..
...Rent Disposal Plant
..Auditing Books j ...
...Stone and Curbing
...Typing Civil Ser. Papers..
Office' Supplies ;
...Canvas for. Carts
255- Wil. Stamp & Printing Co. -Offl.ce Supplies
256 City Laundry Co Laundry Work
2"-J. M. Solky . ' Uniforms .
258-Davis & Walker Sjdewalk Construction
259-Cape Fear Gravel Co. Clay Glayel
250- Chas. Schnibben .Expenses to Convention
251 J. C. Black Supplies -
262- Delgado Mills Supplies .
263 a. c. L .Freight -
254-Huband Printing Co. Office Supplies- v
265 F. M. Abeel Sidewalk Construction
MHJeo. Rogers' .'. .1 Ditching .1 -1 ', ',
K'-Sou. Bell Tel- Co. Phone Service -J-- --
5S-Capps-GrifTlth Co . Supplies '
-J. W. Murchison & Co ..Supplies
"fl 1 k .... Tt Da. mfM (if n
'"' u. a. tJilorO nai upoa iicjjoii o, vi.v. .
-l-Queen Citv Cvcle Co. Bicycle Hire and Repairs
iiiuington uycie uo. u -
I --Hodges Bros. do do .
p-Ahrens Bros. Supplies ;
1 275 J. w. Blake Supplies Electrical
Western Union Tel. Co. Telegrams
""-Sprineer fnal Cn Coal W & S,- ;:
v-ape Fear Hdwr Co supplies
"s-Bonev Hampr Milling Co Feed '
Evening Dispatch Printing and Advertising
281Dixon & Kermon Electrical Supplies -
Jaconi Hdwr. Co. auppne r"
83-Davis-MnorA Vaini On Paint
F-Thos. B. rarrnii Professional Services
3-D. Oniniivnn Shoeinj? Horses
2SThos. OuinHvan J&- Snn do do
Sunrilies and Repairs . -
fKildust Co Supplies
Chamnion Cvri Cn ' - Bicycle Hire, Repairs, etc.
P-ForH Ai,t n ifiasoline W. and 8.
Tidewater PowpVco" '.' " " Street Lighting, etc, ,
r'2 Platp Tr. r lta :Ui - - -
23' i .
-Independent Ice Co lce .
rCaPe Fear Machine Works Supplies W. and S.-
J-Hyman Supplies f do
rviyde s. s Po Freight . .-
F. fin ctnn RUDOlieS
I;,arlock Packing Co.
Worthing Pump & Mchy. Co.
Bin '"'an tsiower uo.
"ciiuan vn . Kinrs t;o. .-
L "narrisnn n--
B. Thorpe & Co. .
rSwift Fertilizer Co
Postal T1 l.
L Rger Moore's Sons Co.
..Pipe, Supplies, etc
Supplies W. andS.
Tlegrams " '
..Brick,-'Cement,-Pipe & Sup
.Supplies -- -
1 nj U . . .
JOktt; n uro061 co.
m ' kj. SDrmeer & co. -
"-John O "..
eh - iciacnen s dou
I,- P. Dudlev Repairs
w D. MacMillan, Jr. ...Auto Supplies ..
B- F. Mitphoii nn Feed .
. . 46.70
. 27.00 ,
PERMANENT WORK Norfolk & Western
- . i Northern Pacific ..
Saloniki, Sept. 22. The French are Pennsylvania... ..
busily engaged in building permanent Reading ..
improvements of every sort in the Rep. Iron & Steel .
Macedonian ranltal. At nresant thnv Seaboard Air Line
have in hand the project of a $50,000
cold storage plant, and permanent
marine and naval barracks are also
planned. From the first landing of
the troops they began building roads
such as were never known here be
fore, and- since then sanitation, light
ing, water- supply and even street Texas Co.. , .. ..
car service have been improved under Union Pacific
the direction of General Sarrail. 1 United Fruit ........
The general himself takes the keen- United States Rubber . . . .
est Interest in all such work. Seeing u- BW9uug iwiuuuk
some English troops at brigade driir United States Steel
one' day, he reined in his horse and ! United States Steel pfd ....
watched them. for a moment. Va. Caro. Chem
"they ought to have finished all ofjVa. Iron, Coal & Coke
that before leaving England." was his ' Wabash Pfd
comment. "Here the business is to Western Union
. . 4 5-8
Seaboard Air Line Pfd . .
Sloss. Sheff Steel & Iron
Southern Railway . .
Southern Railway Pfd ...
Studebaker Corporation . .
Tennessee Copper. . . - ;
"Pollyanna' the popular play by
Catherine Chisholm Cushing, founded
on the book by Eleanor , H. Porter,
has finally reached New York and un
der .the management, of Klaw and Er
langer" and George C. , Tyler, is the
current attraction at the Hudson the
atre. It Is not surprising to. record
that it has registered a hit or very
decided proportions and bids fair to
run throughout the season. The de
lightful glad girt, PoIlyaUha, with her
message of good cheer, was joyously
welcomed. The excellent company
provided by the management for the
interpretation of the play includes
Patricia Collinge, Eff ie Shanon, Jes
sie i BUsley, Maude Granger, Helen
Weathersby, Maude Hosford, Herbert
Kelcey, Taylor Graves, Nick Long,
Jr., and Harry Barfoot.
Klaw.and Erlanger and 'George 6 " ty-
ler have surrpSinded Missi Taylor with
A notably fine' .'company ; Including
Philip Merivale W. J. Ferguson, ;FoI
liott Paget, ! Lynn i- Fontannei: TDion
Titherade i and? Violet ' Kemble Cooper
The, appearance, of Misa Taylor in a
series of new plays will be welcomed
With this exception of 'The ; yooing
of Eve,' which she played . in a few
cities last ;year, she has : been . seen
only. in: "?eg. o my Heart!', for a long
period: That was the penalty J of suc
cess, however, but when she ; finally
bade good-bye ;to "Peg'' at the, end of
the London run it was with a feeling
of reUef.?' " . . .
; Henry . MiUer - has . completed arr
rangements to produce a hew play by
Jules Eckett Goodman. It is intend
ed for Mr. 'Miller's own starring vehi
cle. Mr. Goodman, who is a graduate
of Harvard, is chiefly known to the
theatregoing public for his plays
Mother," "The Right to Live" arid
The Test." -
Gut peniocrat Quickly rGava
With Emmerich Kalman's "Miss
Sprintime." produced and' a- conspicu
ous success, Klaw and, Erlanger an-, big interest to associate with Big' In-
' Don't j.'..' t orgef, ? Mr. v Fanner, that
through your ' Farmers; National Con- (A ; ' '
gress. National Grange; National FarmV ;
ers" Union, American Society of Eqtdtjr ;V ;
and similar organizations you have Tor f;
years demanded and have Importuned ' r.
iRepubllcap administration for legislflt- S " -2. '
tioii you heeded. . ;;;
v What did you get?.-.- V 'Y-.
.' Through ' ali the yars since 1864 th'.''.V;!'..';J
v. Republjcaa pa.rtyVwi i?i and bUrid V ,
d the farmer's financial needs, this ln '
the face of thefact that eueoeseful aye,: . '':X
tema. of .rural -credits were in, operation .
throughoHt Europe for. a century. ; When i j .v
this fireat Democratic measure was put
to a volb in the senate, on .May 4, 1918, :Y-;; -5-
only 1 five Republicans ' dared vote
against it! Three of them, were on the
subcommittee who' wrote the Repub
lican plat.forin'of 1916. .. '
. Was it because you .were not Big In.
terests? Yott. were, many of you, high
ly, fluapced, and High Finance held the
mortgage, and to that extent you be
longed to High Finance. But you paid
Klaw and Erlanger ana Joseph
Brooks Will revive "Ben-Hur" upon an
even, more elaborate scale than ever
this season. This will .be the eightT
eenth year of the famous play. ' Over
three hundred' and fifty people will
be employed as well as, twenty-four
nounce v that they; have secured ' Kal- terests. A stack of wheat wasn't as
mans new operetta "xne uzardas eood collateral as a sheaf at soran nt
Princess," which has just achieved a' paper held by a stock gambler. Nor
brilliant hit abroad. The operetta did; the. Political Bosses of the Repub
derives its name from the characteris- i lican party, care to give you financial
tic Hungarian dance, the" czardas. An! justice. ' They were too busy, "protect
adaption of . the 'Hungarian book will! tag" themselves.
be made by an American author. I tuk FKUiiisiss OF THE DEMO-
Klaw and Erlanger will produce this
season "Have a Heart," a musical I
comedy by Guy Bolton and P. G.
Wodehouse, with the music by Jerome
Kern. Messrs. Bolton and Kern are
responsible for "Very Good Eddie."i
and "Nobody Home." Mr. Wodehouse'
is a Contributor to various periodicals
Many novelties are promised in "Have
Henry Miller's production of "Come
Out of the Kitchen," with Ruth Chat
terton as the star, has proved a very
substantial "success In San Francisco
This play, written by ' A. E. Thomas
and founded on the novel of the same
name by Alice. Duer Miller, was put
build, roads and dig sewers."
Naturally, the inhabitants of Greece's
second city, who have been citizens
of Greece for three years with no ad
vantages save of the payment of heav
ier taxes than ever the Turks had
exacted, are delighted with the civic
activities of rthe French .
I Westinghouse Electric
009 1 . 1
. : 64 5-8
BURLESON'S "THREE STRIKE.":
That $5,200,000 Check Wins Opponent's
'The Democratic party seems to have
enough1 capacity to run the postofflce
department. Postmaster General Bar
leson has dej-oslted a check for $5,200,
000 with Secretary McAdoo, being the
profits of tho fiscal year 1916."
Sounds like a Democratic campaign
orator, doesn't It? '
But it Isn't. It is the Philadelphia
Public, Ledger, a paper that is support-'
GET! A COLD
Republican Candidate Butler
Speaks to Small. Crowd at
(By M. M. Capps.).
Jacksonville, N. C, Sept. 22.
With not over twenty-five Republicans
from throughout Onslow count j Geo.
E. Butler, Republican candidate, for
congress against Geo. E. Hood, is
spa'akirig this afternoon. Thee are
doubtless a hundred citizens listening
to the speech, which is an array:
against the Wilson administration '.
Three-fourths of these are Demo
crats. With absolutely no political
friends to meet him at the train Butler
came to this town with a cold wel
Cameron Morrison, Democratic j
elect-at-large, will speak here tomor-1
row and will be heard by a large!
crowd . He. will go to Sw;annsboro for
a speech tomorrow night . I
horses and six chariots m the big, on at the Colurabia Theatre early, in
race scene. The tour begins in No-j AUgust for an engagement limited to
vember at the Manhattan Opera' two weeks at least that that was
House in New York. jplan. . Theatregoers willed otherwise
Klaw and Erlanger will present They packed the Columbia at practl
Elsie Ferguson this season in a newjcally every performance and the en
comedy by Hulbert Foptner entitled ..gagement lasted precisely five weeks.
"A New York Girl," Before appearing , "Come Out of the Kitchen" will be
in New York Miss Ferguson will. presented in New York in the near
make a brief tour of some of the ' future.,
principal cities including Cleveland 1
and Detroit. -Recent plays in which Klaw and Erlanger have accepted imr Huchps. telUnsr its host nf rAniier
Miss Ferguson has been seen, such ; for early production a comedy in four ' about merely one of the deeds of tho
as "Outcast" and'MargaretSdinier',ats' entitled;. ;
have .been of a serious nature. In-" A f Harriet Ford and Fannie. Hurst. Miss ' Continues te ledger; . .. . ,
New York Girl" she is in a different Ford has collaborated with Harvey "The socrptary &f (the treasury re
atmosphere. , It. is distinctly a come- O'Higgins in 'The Dummy," "The; plies that his department has 'expert
dy of today, dealing with American ' Argyle "Case" and "Mr. Lazarus" and nced the sensation of receiving a pos
types. The scenes are laid in . an uI- Jm'Iss Hurst has attained popularity asl surplus only threo timos In eighty
tra fashionable Long Island home at a contributor of humorous stories to' yar and those three times have been
the present day and the characters, various magazine's. The scenes of the' under the administration of President
are mainlv of thn sociallv elected, thp -nlnv nr lain in nni ahnnt Mow vnrt. Wilson and Mr. Burleson. But we have
- mf --f w. xr M ---( v v wve wwuk . '
so called "smart set.' Miss Ferguson at the present time.
will be seen as a modish young wo-
man. While her associates are those j George Arliss is appearing
48,000 PEOPLE VACCINATED.
whose names figure In the blue book ! Criterion Theatre in New York, un-
of society, she is in no sense an idler 'der the management of Klaw and Er-
but a real American girl with a mind langer and George, c: ' Tyler, in the;
ana a neart or ner own. Hulbert Foot- j Edward Knoblauch play "Paganini"
ner, the author of "A New York Girl" j and has been accorded the highest
is chiefly known as a noveliest and praise for his artistic interpretation
traveler. Some of his 'better known of . the interesting character. For in
work are "The Sealed Valley," Jack' stance, the Evening, Post said:
Chanty; and "Two on a Trail." j "George Arliss' performance was a bit
jof genuine histrmnic creation, bold-
Laurette Taylor will be seen this ly conceived and vigorously- and de-
season in three plays by her husband, licately wrought
no hope that, this " will satisfy Mr.
Hughes. He will tell tho next audience
he getn hold o that the service is not
nearly so good as it used, to be. when
postmaster generals were Republicans
and there was a deficit every year, the
amount being something over $17,000,-.
called before the curtain repeatedly,
and in a speech, expressing his thanks,
took occasion to say that no matter
what degree of success, that no mat-
It was a notable i ter what degree of success "Paganimi"
Jtal for Month .
..$ 61,572 40
.fotal to date - -
rwwhed by Order otthe Council - - " :
THOS. Dv MEARES, Clerk.
' State of 3S"otth Carolina,.
County of New Hanover.
In the matter of tbe artmiBistration of tha
estate of Cryms Rps deceased.
ADJtflNIST&ATOR'S. J KOTICB. TO
. CBKQITQKS.- ' V.
The undersigned having' qualified as ad
ministrator of the estate of Cyrus Buss, dev
ceatetl, late of New Hanover County,' North
Carolina, . . . . , -, , -
Tnfs Is to notit-y all persons bavins claims
against the estate of said deceased,, to ex-'
hiblt tbem to tb undersfl6d at Wihning
tou, -rtb Carolina, nt the office of the
American Bank and Trust Co., on or before
the 7th day of Angnst 1017. or tMs notice
will te- pleaded In bar of their recovery. All'
persons who are. Indebted to said estate
wilf please make Immediate payment.
Th,e day and year above written. '
AMERICAN BANK AfiD TRUST COM
.. PANY, .
Administrator of Cynis Rnss, deceased,
Bv Milton Calder, ice President.
Result of Summer's Campaign Against
Typhoid in Nine Counties.
This summer's anti-typhoid cam
paign conducted in nine, counties by
the State Board of Health closed
Tuesday, SepU 8, with a total result
of 48,051 people having taken the im
munizing treatment against typhoid
fever. Beginning April 1, In Bladeji
county, the State Board ot Health
conducted a vigorous campaign
against typhoid fever, and disease pre
vention In the following counties:
BladQn, Richmond, Cabarrus," Ala
mance, Mecklenburg, Catawba, Union,
Stanly arid Scotland''-'Tije 48,051
people vaccinated in these;' counties
is 18 per cent, of" thO counties' entire
- Last year the State Board of-Health
conducted a ' similar campaign, in
twelve counties with a total, of 52,000 1
people taking the treatmAf- ;. which
was i3 per. cent, "of the : populalipn.
In round nurabers, ! since . June 2t,
1915, te board; bas. administered the
complete treatment to ; 100,006" people j
in twenty-one counties. Thisv , agcojrd
ing to "th .board, '.is an; aehieyement
that basN never;: bee;n ptpphfd ;!by
any State: in the -Uniotf f inj- tublic
health, work. ' .' ; y. ;: ; Y ' V
As a result, of . this campaign. in: te
savingof lives font typhoid- f e'vef an;
estimate for this year cannot yet.be
made, but the result;, of last,- jyear'a
campaign,! according;' to; last, year's re
ports, showUhat in . the twelve coun
ties 25 per cent.- fewer people died
from typhoid. ; than did the-; previous
year. In; exact figure's thereTwere
less 43 deaUanOcas
phoid than the year before. ,. '
J. Hartley Manners. They are "The achievement betokening
Harp of Life," "Happiness" and "Thel and
imagination-attained it was the Intention of bis
' i .' -aa - - - t .
ianu versaiiiuy ana won tne .coraxai managers to present him In at least.
Wooing of Eve." She will appear on ; appreciation of a very Jarge audience."! two, other plays during his New York
totrr in various Eastern cities for a On the opening night' the star was engagement.
THINK BRITISH "TANKS" ARE ARMORED AMERIC AN PARK TRACTORS.
I never hear you talk about your
old college days. -
Our class didn't produce" anybody
big enough for jthe -rest of us to brag
eyed ' that the , British "tatiks'Vr,' land t motors. which' ha,ve : come" into prominence ; through their
: ' itl is. beljeyed
and equippedwith jnachihe- guns , . .0 ; U' j.i '' ' ',- .'..".-.r: '-:' v-"- ''? '; Vy
; A 'Of iice. con ceriT in Peoria. Illinois,: states, that his firm sold about one thousand of these
ca.terpi(laf tra tractor
has been ; used Ato-haSthe big guns aiostislnee; the biegjnning pfth jwar' i. ::Y.;Y-"':
Thfs picture 'shpWs one of the c aterpillar tractors towing" a, gun througha heavy quagmire. . ;-.', y V
is on the ground . On the inside of h e betS bhewside ofthe 'bo
lines in 11 -These rails are in short sections,' joints aCogged; mechanism that : actually. , lays
them down with' their belt attachment asHhe. tractor moves: ahead and picks thm up -again) so that'the.car runs on
Its own selfmade track contluously About seyen feet-iof-belt andrails are , on the gro'uid at;,one- time;;' This
makes it possible for the huge car to straddle a trench . ;:i'V., j;-'
C RATIO PLATFORM OP 1912 writ
ten in courage apd honesty and with
sympathetic understanding of the needs
of every honest American inter est"
HAVE BEEN KEPT!
The Republican party refused to do
these things, which? the prosperity of
the American farmer required.
The Republican presidential sndi-"
date, Charles E. Hughes, denounces the
Democratic party and President Wil
son for having done these things.
Wber doea your interest lie?Vof?
i Farmers' Pamphlet Issued For Free Distri
I oution ly the Democratic National Com