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VOL. XXIL& No. 257.
WILMINGTON; NORTH CAROLINA,: TOO RSDAY AFTERNOON. SEPT. 28.-1 916:
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PRINCE GEORGE , RECALLED.
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London, Sept- r28. Prince
George, of GreeceT'a brother of
King Constantine, who -haa beea
K-, in ; London for some time, repc--
senting ; the views o .-. f the
court, today received a telegrx&-.
recalling him to Athens. . ;
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"Dt t - E 01 111 ilfflllil " ' , " NEW U-BOAT WAR HOUS ES CAPITAL
Announced That King Con
stantine Has Decided on '
IN SESSION TODAY
The Imperial Chancellor May
Touch on Peace in His Ad
dress Both French and
Russians Continue to At
tack Bulgarians Repulsed. (
Athens. Wednesday, Sept. 27 (fla
London. Sept. 28.) The Associated
Press is in a position to state positive
ly that King Constantine decided this
morning in favor of declaring war on
th-r Bulgarians. . ' .
Rpports that general mobilisation
lias brm ordered are premature. ?
After discussion of conditioT&a . by
ministers this morning the Premier
called a cabinet meeting. He de-,
clared that Greece would gire full!
consideration to the situation atid ad
ded that there might be addressed to
Bulgaria a note of such character;
that mobilization would follow.. :
Later it developed that -the- King
had decided on a declaration of war
The people will approve and will
welcome the conflict with Bulgaira.
Although no new evidence Of the
infantry attacks on the Somme in re
ported. Paris reports that a violent
struggle is being kept up by the ar
tillery. : s l.
The French have pushed forward
and are almost in a direct line ; north
of Peronne, which jno!icated speedy
developments ol the fsqeiny'B tqoying
is to be expected; V r?;Hf
Meanwhile activity has been resuin-
ed at Verdun, tbe'-"Germans having
again attacked east of the Meuse. It
is reported they Wefe repulsed.
The Russians have resumed the vio
lent attack -in the south in Volhynia
and Galicia. but was repulsed by
the Austro-German. forces.
From Macedonia comes the addi
tional report of a detachment of Bul
garians resisting the entente forces
west of the Vardar. The report of
a Bulgarian attack on. the French and
Russians at Fiorina. is reported by the"
French war office.
The German Reichstag meets today
in Berlin for what promises to be a
short session, but nevertheless an im
portant one. Interest centers on the
speech of the Imperial Chancellor as
to what allusion he might make on
the subject of" peace .
On the British front, north of the
Somme. the Germans-have been driv
en to further points along the ' four
and one-half mile-line between Mar
tinquich and Gudegecourt, London
announced today. . In the centre of
the sector the British have advanced
800 yards or more beyond Eaucort
Berlin declares that the British andt
auacics Detween Ancre ana
bomme yesterday were repulsed along
greater part or tne front
The British claim that in at fight a
mile of German trenches and a re
doubt northeast of Theipval, were cap-
tu'cd . "
1'aris reports the French progressing
east of Ranecourt in the central part
of St Pierre and in the Vaasat wood.
TOBACCO TESTING .
STATION ON TAPIS
Manila. P. I., Sept. 28. In line
with the insular government's plan to
Emulate the production of better-to-ba'o
in the Philippines, a tobacco
t?5ting station is soon to be establish
6(1 in the Cagayan valley, the center of
tobacco growing industry or the
islands . This is only one of many
.steps following the-dispatch of A. B.
' fWrll -.h;nf A (nlnrnol
Avenue bureau to the United" States Veares-
0 embark on an advertising campaign
to boost the sales of Philippine cigars
!u the homeland. '. -
PENS MOUTH TOR FIRST TIME
IN THE LAST SIX YEARS
Greensboro, Pa., Sept. 28. For the
first time in six years Joseph Heintzel
man. a miner ofBeggaley, is .ble to
his mouth and eat solid food. The
0nS Period during which his jaws were
'0cked followed a ieze - of . ryphpid
ever. He was forped to take, all his
d in limHH farm' ' HiffinUv did
P'event him from working. His
JdWs suddenly relaxed, and Helntzel
man is a happy man.
J DROPPED BOMS 0N;BUCHA- J -Sjf
. wruntvia London), Sent. 28- I ' B SmJZ s-ws5 WIlSffimsMes' 8
German aviators yesterday again
dropped bombs on Bucharest, ac-'-&
cording to ? the announcement
from the war office today, and'
added that in . several Darts' of
the Rumanian capital flres are
still raging fjon! a" previdus at-
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Vanderlip Addresses Conven
tion Uniyetsay Military
Kansas City, Sept. 28. Frank
Vanderbit, of New York, addressing
here this morning the annual con
vention of American Bankers' Associa
tion, warned his hearers they should
not take too easy the great wealth of
this country. - i
"It seems that the danger Is that
we will be submerged in ' our own
prosperity," he said, "with ah oppor
tunity such as no country ever had to
lay a sure foundation lor ai greater
future. We must not be so intent
on the division of the present purse
that we failed to safeguard preserv
ance." . ui-'l-' i ' ,
Universal military .training and
greater participation in politics were
urged by several speakers today.
wa8 the .first
TO IEIbIe IT
"way cleared for the discusion of the
National banking laws.
Will Make at Least- Two
Speeches in New York
Long Branch, Sept. 28. Arrange
ments for President Wilson to assail
the Republicans' stand on the issues
of the campaign were made at a con
ference here today between the Presi
dent, Vance McCormick and Secretary
Mr. Wilson will make at least tvo
speeches in New York State, j one in
New York City and the other at Buf
falo, the former about the latter part
A decision was also reached for
D,a.. - j. - i .wiicnn n mgir'o enoonh
;here every Saturday.
"Mr. Hughes is slipping and from
'now on Mr.' Wilson's stock will rise,"
said Chairman "McCormick." "There is
no lagging in the Democratic cam
paign and every point made by the
Republicans will be more t than" an
swered." HUGHES A STATE FAIR
Trenton, N. J., Sept. 28. Charles E.
Hughes today addressed an audience
at' the State Fair here. -With him on
the stand were successful and defeat
ed candidates for the various Repub
lican offices of last Tuesday's pri
Mr. Hughes spoke of the protective
tariff and assailed the administration
vigorously for -the Adamson law and
for extravagance and "broken
BLIND HORSE SWIMMING IN
RIVERtIS SAVED BY A
South; Bend, Indv, Sept. 28. Three
women in a buggy stopped along the
St. Joseph' river, four miles northwest
of here, "the other afternoon for a pic
nic. The -horse was blind and wan
dered into the river, drawing the bug
gy with it. Unable to see, the animal
kept to the mddle of the . river, and
had swum half a mile down stream,
drawing the buggy, when it was seta
by1 a boy, who swam fo the middle of
the river, unhitched the horse and led
it "to" shore. The buggy sank to the
WILSON TO ATTACK
G. 0. P. ISSUES
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(Photograph of one of the latest type of German submarines, t aken in the North Sea.)
Washington, Sept. 28. The regularity with which reports -of submarine attacks on merchant shipping
reach the State Department again has aroused, fears for .'the relations of the United States and Germany.
The department has the affidavits of survivors of the Kelvinia, which make it seem - certain that the
pledges which answered Mr. Wilson's last ultimatum have been violated. '
Besides the Kelvinia incident, which has been before the State Department for two weeks, there are a
score of other cases under greater or less suspicion. .
KINSTON'S CRY IS TRYING
ON TO WILMINGTON1
Diiplin County Railroad Al
ready Proving a Success
Chamber of Commerce
Kinston, Sept. 28. Kinston busi
ness men are "still pulling for the ex
tension of the Duplin county rail-
road"to be extended to Wilmington,
thereby, giving this city a direct route
to the North Carolina port. Recent
township elections were -successful in
getting bonds to carry the road into
the heart of Duplin countyw which
is a great agricultural section.
The . line which has only been,, in
proving successful . . No construction
was necessary to put the road down
as an old log road was used and the
orpnioters only had to repair the
tracks in a few places . t
Much business has already come
to Kinston on account of the road
running into the rural districts and
the Jocal dealers are giving all the
(encouragement possible to the people
from the rural districts .
The chamber of commerce is the
most active body in trying to get the-
road extended to deep water at Vil
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uu .iu wiiimiigiuu.
ON PEE DEE RIVER
Installation of Crossing Ser-
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Viuc.vareciuy tjuurteiis me ,
Distance to Wilmington
Wadeboro, Sept. 28. A cable
ferry has recently been installed
across the Pee Dee river between
Morv0tvr;-and Rockingham. This con
venieide considerably shortens the
distance between Western North Car
olina p&nts and Wilmington, as be-
f0re.riwas. necessary to "detour byrdelighted that tney will be given; a
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i;nei;awr o.. m oruer co;reacn wii-
mihgton. "Ilamlet, Rockingham and
TIre;graipd road from here to Mor
ven,.and on to the river where the
ferr Js established is one of the best
roads 'ini the State and motorists who
heretofore avoided this route on ac
count of the lack of adequate means
to ,cfss ' the river are now expected
to come by . this point in large num-
bers:-; " '
BEES TAKE POSSESSION OF
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, ind., Sept. 28.U lar gej
swarm of honey bees prdvided amuse
ment' 'for spectators recently.- .The
bees ' swarmed over a large touring
car .Belonging to Jasper jn. weeKers
of near Union City, during the ab
sence; of the owner and his family at
poon. " An effort was made to remove
the b fees and several persons were
stung..? Louis A. Terrill, a bee ex
pert, was called and he got the . bees
from the :.automobile into a hive. Mr.
Terrill said " he ' has caught thirteen
swarms j of: honey bees during the last
two weeks.v -
MORE MEN OUT
Renewed Efforts By Union
Leaders to Swell Ranks of
New York. Sept 28. Renewed ef-J Raleigh, N. C, Sept. 28. Wake coun
forts were made today to extend the ty Republicans were blue when they
general strike of all trade unions i learned that the-big-iiuditorium which
which was begun- in order to enforce
the demands of the striking street
railway men. . ,
Only part of the total number of
the worker responded to the call on
the . first day, the : estimate ranging
troia scat to ; 125,000. Tb.e maximum
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figure was' given out by -labor lead
ers. Unions having a total of 164,000
workmen are toVote on the strike to
Reports from the leaders of the
strike are to the effect that 16S.000
workers have quit work, but police
officials said that if a strike was
in progress there was little evidence
of it. They admitted, however, that
12,000 tunnel workers in the new sub
way were preparing to quit.
"If there is a general labor strike
tin the city we can't find it," said the
secretary of tbe police commission
HALLET IS TP
Wel De Ora-
tor Will Deliver An Address
Burgaw, Sept. 28 Hon. Hallet S.
Ward, a well ' known Democratic
orator of the State wiw speak here
Friday night in the Court House, ac
cording to a message received here
yesterday from Chairman T. D. War
ren, of the State Democratic Executive-Committee
Thft nftnnle nf Pender pount.v are
chance to hear Mr. Ward for hi rep
utation has preceded him and un
doubtedly one of the largest crowds
that has attended a, Democratic speak
ing in several years will be on hand
to give him welcome.
A seven foot alligator was captured
near here Tuesday .1 The reptile gave
, himself away when he bellowed and
on . investigation it was found that
the noise was made by. a 'gator. He
was shot and carried to town where
many people viewed him .""
At present he is being preserved
i in alcohol and will in the near future
be shipped to Boston, vMass .
CUIN VfcJN 1 1U1N UrUINb
Saratoga Springs, N. Y., Sept. 28
With more than 800 delegates pre
sent the Republican State convention
was permanently organized today, and
listened to a speech by the temporary
chairman, former Judge Nathan Mil
ler, and appointed - committees to pre
pare the platform later in the day.
The leaders; hope to ? conclude the
active : business ; in the -. evening to
make the way free for a speech by
Charles E.' Hughesv'
WAKE BRETHREN SHY
A POM HALL
Disappointed Because They
Can't Get Auditorium
j was to give adequate housing to the
patriots : who come here Monday to
j hear Frank Lfinney, as been leased
for the rally day and must be denied
The coming of the Republican can
didate was the day also of "the meet
ing which the Republican clubs in
eastern North Carona, had planned,
TKr.Llnney's mission w'as;4n xta-.
instruct them " and to put., the ginger
in the campaign that tbe next monthf
needs. The candidate for Governor
will address them here and in Salis
bury the following day he will talk
to Republican clubs of the west. .The
Republicans, confidently expected to
fill the auditorium and there is nt
other place in town that will suffice
They have the county courthouse,
but it would hardly hold the voting
strength in the city alone. They have
the Academy of Music and a nigger
minstrel will overflow it twice any
day one comes. The Academy will be
rented and the crowd will "do its best
to get within. The Academy was
hired by Senator Butler. six years ago
and he used it for four hours in de
nunciation of Senator Simmons and
Secretary Daniels. Republicans rode
I all the way from Greensboro to; hear
the speech and then failed. But they
were allowed to read it in the Sena
tor's Raleigh paper, which was' kind
enough to run It in sections for the
next three months.
The Republicans explain their un
wisdom in having failed to provide for
the leasing of the auditorium 4)y ob
serving that the cooking leetures
which Mrs. Kate Brew Vaughan gives
that day and the whole week do last
the entire day.. When the? conflict
was learned the county organization
besought the News and Observer, un
der whose auspices, the ,iemonstra-
tions are" given, ! to" allow the Repub
licans three hpurs for their owni, dem
onstration. "We had a personal. Visit
from a representative of the-, paper,
declaring that, he had no power to
sub-let the auditorium," Secretary
Hester 'said this afternoon. :
The Republicans- expect pretty near
ly. 5,000 people here next week' If '.they
can gather the voters under an ade
quate roof. All the voters in the
county, visitors from Nash and John
ston, and the clubs of the east,;, have
been invited. The leaders are all:
the worse hacked about ' it - because
the rnewspaper lias the clear title and
has a "fine attraction in ' Mrs.
Vaughan's visit. Good cookery vs.
badly assailed politics is formidable.
The floor will be full of women who
will be watchirig Sirs.' Vaughah; pre
paring the. , precedent to ' patriotism
and good relion rations that plejTse
the ,man-brute. . u'
CUTTER ON RAILWAY.
The United States coast guard - cut
ter Seminole was, hauled out oh, 4he
marine railway of the Wilmington
Iron Works yesterday on Eagles
Island, to have -its. hull scraped and
painted, preparatory to beginning its
annual winter cruise . off . the ' North
Carolina coast. ; i -i -
: While the Seminole i&. on the . ways
It is .being;: relieved by V the cutter
Tampa at the - . Charleston, ,.S. XX, station;-
The . Seminole . will be "on the
ways for several days, " r "
HEW YORK SERIES
luch Interest in Game Be
tween Boston and New
New York, Sept. 28. The four leading-clubs
in the National League play
today and the local series may decide
the pennant race.' Brooklyn and
Philadelphia will play oneof "three
games in Philadelphia, ' The Boston
team will be put to' the test in a ae
ries of five games, wblch begin with
the Giants today. Brooklyn's advan
tage over Philadelphia is one and on-
nau games wmie cosion is inree auu
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one-uuii giiiiies iiom iub iwp.
In the American League Boston
has a three-game lead over Chicago
ana iour and one-nan games over ue -
Very Little Given Out by Con
ferees Wilmington Was
Not Represented '
Wilmington was not represented by
proxy or in . person at the Columbia,
S. C- conference of Master Bakers who
met to discuss the rising cost of bread
Rtuffs and nther sunolies used in the
ihakery trade yet the fact that ibia con-
rerencewas neid ana tnai-tnere is a
L4)6ssibilitrof bread increasing In price
is of much interest locally. Persons
participating in the' "conference were
loath to talk about what was done for
fear they would be liable under th?
Sherman Act, relating to conspiracy in
restraint of trade, whereas the state
ment handed out for publication is not
altogether clear to the layman.
Sixtee.nmen are supposed to have
attended the meeting. Report has it
that scales in the Carolinas are to be
at prices fixed by the several bakers in
keeping with special local conditions.
One of the conferees said that the con
sumer would1 hardly be affected though.
retail grocers might find their profits
on bread reduced slightly.
Following is the text of the official
hand out, to become effective October
2nd: .. -
"Bakers in Columbia, Charleston,
Augusta, Asheville, Greenville, Spar
tanburg, Anderson and other cities
ship bread at 4 1-2 . cents delivered,
and the 10 cent bread at 7 1-2 cents
f. o. b. shipping point. This bread will
be retailed at 6 cents and 10 cents per
The bakers had to take up' this mat
ter caused by the high price of raw
material and paper. The bakers in
the United States heartily indorse the
10 cent loaf to the consumer, as they
can make the 10 cent loaf as cheap a3
two 5 cent loaves, thereby giving the
consumer the advantage of the, saving
in the cost of manufacture, as well as
the saving in the paper, and it takes
a fracti6n less to wrap a 10 cent loaf of
bread than it does two 5"cent packages.
The quality of the, 10 cent loaf, made
out of the same dough as the 5 cent
Joaf, will be better than the 5 cent
loaf. On account of its being larger,
it will hold its flavor and texture bet
ter." BRITISH SURGEONS
HAVE BEEN VERY BUSY
Paris, Sept. ' 28. British surgeons
have treated 16,000 cases and per
formed 463 operations on civilian pa
tients in the ' zones of their armies
in France since the beginning of the
war. They had not only to treat all
the current ills of the ; region but
were required to combat the epidemics
that follow 'war. : A11 the inhabitants
of "the British zone were vaccinated
against typhoid and special hospitals
were created for children;
. A considerable number of civilians
wounded by' shell fire also require
r.hina Enn FnolH Snakk. V
La Crosse, Wis , Sept. 23. When
Mrs. Walter Davies, near ; McGregor,
it went into .her poultry, house to . gather
eggs she found a . big black snake curl
ed up in the nest. The-reptile, was til
ed, and in' its stomach; was found s a
white china nest egg.- .
MASTER CO LUIWBIff
Got Stalled in Enemy's Trench
- But Resisted All Hercu-
lean Assaults .'
LOOKED LIKE HUGE ;
' ANCIENT ANIMAL
interesting Stories Gleaned by
Associated Press Man Dur-
ing Lull in Wars Storm
Along the Sommcl- V ,
British Front in France, ' midnight, 1
Sept. 27 (via London, Septy 28). In
the lull that has followed the two day
battle, in which five villages and 50,000
prisoners were taken, the correspond
ent, of the Associated Press has had
an opportunity to glean many stories
from the participants.
The most wonderful of all was about
',the tanks or new arnicred motor cars.
nfl of whlrh ctarfoA fA, i
1 vvu W J-tl JLM. a i.O
.own ft(.nonnt Thla mafci- iooi,i
rambling and rambling along, did not
wait for the infantry, but Dlodded over
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, shell holes and lots looking for prev
,'like SO Hie nrehist.orin liznrri In rmtfaa
of its maneuvers it found a German
trench, but here the gasoline supply
gave out. 1 " '
When the Germans found the cr'eai
ture with the steely hide sUUed they J
went after it with the avidity that the
prehistoric man stalked a wounded'
mammal. According to accounts by
British off.cers while machine guns'
blazed right and left some Germans
crept under the fore legs and' rear5
legs of the best. They swarmed over
it looking for an opening to strike at
its vitals. . . . ;
Ail the while the machine guns were
kept busy firing at their human targets
while the crew determined they would
starve or until the Germans found the?
proper entry. , :
Finally the British infantry, . seeing1
the tank in distress, refused to wait
for general orders and went out to save
the "impounded tank and with a cheer
ron&-th$ eerahj $revw
Details Admitted to be Lack
ing, However rThird Sub
Berlin, via London, Sept. 2J$. News
of the, actual , docking of the merchant
submarine Bremen, at New London,
Conn., is still lacking, but the owners
and the public generally assume that
the telegram announcing the depart
ure of a convoying tug from .an Amer
ican port will be - immediately fol
lowed by the announcement that the
voyage of the merchant v submarine
has" been successfully completed.
Third Ready to Sail.
London, Sept. 28. -The Amsterdam
correspondent of 'the Exchange Tele
graph Company reports ythat travelers
who have arrived from Bremensay
that a third German commercial sub
marine will be ready to sail within
Think I am making any progress
with your family, deart , ,
I think so. Father calls you a gimp
now instead of a mutt. Exchange.
Every, minute counts when
you discover the loss of your
pocketbook, jewelry . or that
pet dog.' - ; ,
Telephone 176 and insert a
"Lost" local to this office. , '
One of these little locals
means an inquiry at every
door in Wilmington. .
Cost is one penny a word-7
worth a dollar. !
BERLIN STILL SURE