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LARGEST- CIRCULATION IN WILMINGTON
VOL. XXII.. NO. 323.
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 3, 1916,
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
LEFT THE CITY
WITH HIS BOOTY
. WlLMliSGTOir DlSPATGI
But Tremendous Attack May
Be Too Late to Save The
Remnants of TroopSu
GREEK CRISIS PASSES.
Athens, Dec. 2. A joint an-
nouncenient was made at the -X-
K- various entente embassies and w
X- legations at 3 o'clock this morn- -X-
Petrograd Claims Marked Sue-' ing statin& tliat Vice Admiral
q qi. J ' ! "' Dufournet had agreed to accept
cesbt&, uui uamioiiu v ich- six batteries of mountain artil
na Reports Tell a Different lery, instead of ten, as was.orig
cf. TVntrmif Pnrre mally demanded. Upon their -X-
J.jtj - - -
T : CCt D...
iiyms v.. w wmoii-. all questions of the surrender of -X-
other armament would be -X-
-X- waived. -x-
Throe Russian victories, two oft-X- The Greek government, it was -X-
vuw claimed officially by the Czar's , stated, has agreed to the Vice
and will -Sfr
Will UUH-C UUU LUt. IUIIU 1CJJU1 itu i ,
i 4f immediatelv deliver the six hat-
delivery, the announcement said, j Tabernacle Unable to House
All Who Want to Hear
WARNS AGAINST HIM.
; Declares Sunday Guilty of
Heresy Evangelist Makes
Bitter Attack on Ger
officially, served yesterday to
rays of hope into the deep gloom per-1
vading Loudon and the other enter; i
capitals as a result of Rumania's
The Russian war office announced:
First The re-capture of the western '
part ot the Dig bridge spanning the
Danube at Cernawoda.
Second The re-capture of the vil-1
lages of Comana and Gostinari, 16
miles south of Bucharest and the driv-j
ing back of Field Marshal von Mac-!
kensens Danube army. T W Mt; I was the best matinee attendance yet
A Reuter dispatch from Petrograd . J ' , J, ' about 10,000. The trail-hitters for
Reported That Carranza Force
Met and Defeated The Ban
THE RURllllHjlll HfllilES f,
: . I V " - CiV. I
0V pi,m V ,p r-- A h
WICHt GREAT mM
v I uh , u h ii h h mammsa&gk I
ARE ON THE ALERT.
Guns Kept Trained on Juarez,
W7i l r l :
( w nere vaenereii uoiwaics is
Mobilizing For The
! ' .
I So Declared President Wilson
! at Statue of Liberty "
1 RECEIVED APPLAUSE.
I C D Q C r MTT ft ' One Republic Must Sympa
Id rilLlJL 11 LU thize With Another, He
Makes Appeal Against The
Acts of Fratice fechd reat
ASKS THAT UNITED
as lNot tJeen Possible ror The President defined hla conception.
Lreek Government to En
ter War With Guarantee
HON. O. MAX GARDNER,
Of Shelby, in Wilmington ,to Deliver
Oration at Elks' Lodge of Sorrow
Boston, Dec. 2. Billy . Sunday had
his best week-day of Boston's revival
today. In the evening the tabernacle
was crowded and thousands were
! turned away. In the afternoon there
stated that the Russians have gained
a foothold in part of the town of Kirl
ibaba, near the Carpathians Pass of
the same name. "
For Post of Attorney Gen
eral Love Feast.
the day numbered 1,153, of whom 228
were in the afternoon.
The first test of Billy's fight here
close against the demon rum will be in the
TWO KILLED M
El. Paso, Texas, Dec. 2. With Unit
ed States guns .trained on Juarez,
ready to open fire on the city, should
shells fall on this side of the Rio
Grande, in the expected attack which
Villa is momentarily expected to be-
I gin, the exodus of Mexican residents
I from the threatened city continues to
Ruinors are persistent here that
General Trevino is dead. He is
known to have been wounded. Refu
gees' arriving from the vicinity of
Chihuahua City declare that the six
Americans, who were in Chihuahua
City, had been killed" and that Charles ; gross violation of Greek sovereignty we do
Ketteson, acting (ierman vice-consul,
and Charles Elmendorf, ar Germah,
I had been put to death by the bandies
I orders. j
j According to reports given out here
j today by Inspector of Consuls Garcia,
Villa has been routed by General Mur
guia, at the head of a Carranza force
at Kilometer 1,673,' which is 36 miles
( south of Chihuahua City.
! It is believed by Federal agents here
Asserted French ' Ambas
sador Delivered Message
From His Country.
New York, Dec. 2. President Wil
son remained In New York tonight to
give a message to the nation on. the
significance of the illumination of tho
Statue of Liberty. The occasion was
a dinner in his honor at the .Waldorf.
Washington, Dec. 2. Greece's pro-
T 1TL,4 Pi;- f that. Villa has evacuated Chihuahua
i icxy inctixvv.v v.uiixcut vjl - " . j ter. has not arrived at. tho Htntft np-i
ir v unri u hit riivi in m mi h u i
Universal Auto Trophy
of liberty and heard a message from
the republic of France delivered by
Ambassador Jules Jusserand. The
Presidents address was very brief.
"There is a great responsibility In
na hflTtnc aHnntad Ithartv an nnr IHaaI
test to the United States against the beCause we must illustrate it in what J '
I was struck by the closing
by Great Britain and France and con- phrase of Mr. Pulitzer's admirable lit
taining an appeal to this country was tle speech- He Bald that there lll
delivered to the State Department S?me?y Wh,enT f061
today ( v .the Goddess of Liberty is also the-
Gre'eoe hopes for a sympathetic 'p083 of and throughout the
protest to the entente powers by the11 two ffrS thfe J1" come more
United States in her behalf and in ' and more into my heart the conrlctlon
the interest of International right and tnat peace is goIng to COme ..t0 tho
justice. The note, although ' ad- j whle?,rld ly Yith "be
dressed to the American legation at Mr' WJIson Was forced at thIs poInt
Athens by the Greek foreign minis-il slop Decause OI aPPuse wnica
Washington, Dec. 2. The
Important as each of these success-, friends of Interior Secretary Franklin ' municipal election at Fall River next
esis in itself, a glance at the map and j Kt Lane refused to accept as accurate j Tuesday. The city votes then on the
a perusal of yesterday's German war I today the report that he would re- j liquor question under the local option
office statement issued later than the sign from the cabinet at an early . law. Today Billy and Rody were the
'usoian report allowed but one con--date. It was said in well iiformedmamts at" aicplisp Ifv tfrat
Ducuarebis aoom is circles that president Wilson wouiaj attracted 4,000 to City Hall. Billy
probably offer Mr. Lane tne post or said he would fight rum until hell
attorney-general. j froze over and then he would buy a
Attorney-General Gregory is re- j pajr Gf skates. The city is licensed
ported to have announced that ne will now
retire to private lile early in janu-; The Pilot, the official organ of Car-
ary. The appointment of Mr. lanelainai O'Cpnnell, today published a
to fill the vacancy would be directly warning to Catholics that they would
m line with an ambition he has ire-1 commit a sin by attending the Sunday
Equally inescapable is the conclu
ihn that the Russian offensive in the
Caipathiaus was set in motion too
late to stave off the Rumanian disas
ter and that the only thing Russian
aid in Rumania may bring about is a
partial rescue of ICThg Ferdinand's
The capture of Bucharest, it is evi
dent lrom today's official reports, is
' not the uppermost object of the Teu
ton commanders. Evidently relying
upon the capital falling automatically.
quently expressed in private ultimate
ly to become a member of the United
States Supreme Court.
revivals. The article said:
"It would appear that many people,
even Catholic, labor under the mis-
; apprehension that the exercises now
It is considered not at all improb
able that Francis J. Heney, of Los ' going on in the Huntington taberna
Angeles, would be invited to enter cle are not Protestant, sprvifns Tho
Falkenhayn and Mackensen are now the cabinet. President Wilson is fact that picturesque language is em-
oiMug jomuy tor one supreme goai,)known to have a high regard for Mr. ployed there or grotesque antics in
'lie annihilation nr r.:irturn of Riima-i trnv'o Kiiwr ac - nmcopittnr Tim 1 : ,i i n..
annihilation or capture of Ruma
a:aV armed defenders.
That the Russian report of the suc
ws Houth of Bucharest is a belated
one is shown by yesterday's German
y.ar office statement announcing the
capturo of not less than 51 officers
and (j.ijiMi men, 43 cannon and 100
I'wded ammunition carts. The state
ment makes it clear that the Teutons
lrok" through tho Rumanian posi-
''e:iS SOIlth fit" Ihr. runitul
Heney s ability as a prosecutor, ine dulged in does not change the essen
friends of the latter in Washington tia character of these 'revival'
expect him to be offered the attorney-. meetings.
generalship, provided Mr. Lane pre- "Moreover, the Rev. Mr. Sunday at
fers to remain at the head of the De- times permits himself to utter the
partment 4)f the Interior. ' . rankest sort of heresy not to empha-
Mr. Heney, with Vance C. McCor- size expressions and manners of
mick, and the members of the Na
tional Democratic campaign commit
tee,, who successfully piloted Presi
dent Wilson through the last cam
paign, have been invited to dine at
ihc Petrograd claim of Russian ; tne white House December 7
Micressefi in the Carpathians conflicts Mr. McCormick has been frequently
s:u,:r'iv with tho Berlin and Vienna or. o oahinoi nmnnfift
iUUUUUCU CfcfcJ a-j- .
"counts, which state that the Rus-1
failed under terrific
I'ses. .Moreover, Berlin announced
the capture of 1,000 Russians at one
'"in in the wooded Carpathians.
Bth the German and Austrian war
,ri'i'eK admit that the Muscovite of
Hisive is of the first order, carried
out hy Ixvpq masses of troops.
In Xoi thwestern Wallachia, whera
''iilktnhayn's "right-hand man," G.n
Kiafft von Delmenfingen, is
driving eastward, the engagements,
according to Berlin, are "developing
in'o a great battle.
further to the southeast, below
p'tescia, where one of Falkenhayn's
armies is pushing toward Bucharest,
e Rumanians once more offered bat-
'. hut were decisively defeated,
tbtlr front broken in two.
A-s lor Mackensen's Danube army,
"as reached the Arges river, seven
Tilt -.. '
ueiow Bucharest city, and only
"Uj a half miles from the outer
J"mK of forts. This advance is ad
mitted by Petrograd.
Ihe Outstanding ,1,!
raay, however, is an indication
crossing of the Danube, this time at
TO URGE PRESIDENT
. TO SEEK ARMISTICE.
New York, Dec. 2. Secretary Ern
est Bohm, of the Central Federated
Union, today issued a general appeal
speaking, that are little short of
blasphemy. Let there be no mistake
in this matter. Catholics are not al
lowed to take part in these revival
meetings and if they do so they com
At this afternoon's revival Billy
made an attack on Germany for de
porting Belgians, saying:
"If they call that German culture
where they drive the poor Belgian
people into slavery, then to hell with
The spectacular feature of the
night's revival was a parade of a del
egation of 1,250 from New Bedford.
to orgamzea iuw i" ilcol iThPv marr.hed from the station th the
dent Wilson steps for an armistice j tabernacie. Billy preached tonight on
between the warring nations of Eu
The call will go to 2,000,000 mem
bers of the Federation of Labor, 400,-
-000 members of railway brotherhoods
and 3,000,000 members of the farmers'
unions among others. It follows the
decisions of the Gentral Federated
Union - to urge ah armistice before
Christmas, in order to pave the way
for peace negotiations.
"Repentance." He called attention
to "some of the un-Christian things
which are being said about the taber
nacle and its work by people calling
"Some of the meanest, most de
rogatory and most infamous slan
ders," he said, "have fallen from peo
ple in the church and they have
never been born of God, the miser
booty has retried to the mountains
and that the battle at Kilometer 1,573
was only a battle between outposts.
Earlier in the day it was reported
Uniontown, Pa., Dec. 2. Two men that Generals Trevino and Murguira
were killed and nearly a dozen per- were on th outskirts of Chihuahua
4 . City with orders to attack at dawn,
sons were injured, one of them prob- In tfae meantime General Gonzales
ably fatally, when the machine of jS continuing the mobilization of
Frank Galvin shot with lfghting troops at Juarez. Trains from the
speed, into the press stand at the north are being abandoned by inhablt-
Union: Speedway Ward :thVenon-itt- fear ota ViUa:Mta:, ,;
Sdavniversal TrPhy automobil" racei STANDARD OIL HEAD
Galvin, Gaston Wcigel, his mechani-J BUT SLIGHTLY BETTER.
cian ,and Hughie Hughes were buried i
underline wreckage of Galvin's car.1 New York, Dec. 2. While the con
Weigel and Hughes were killed in- dition of John D. Arch5old, president
stantly and Galvin was probably mort- of the Standard Oil Company, show
ally injured. ed slight improvement this morning,
The accident occurred during the , grave anxiety is felt for his recov-sixtv-second
lap of "the race, when ' ery. His secretary said Mr. Arch-
Galvin lost control of his machine and bold had not passed a good night,
crashed into the stand toward which There was a consultation of doctors
at the Archbold home, in Tarrytown,
at noon. Special prescriptions were
sent from New York in the afternoon.
At the house it was said the condi
tion of the oil magnate in the after
noon remained the same.
partment, through American diplo- Resuming, Mr. Wilson said:
matic channels. It was presented to I "With all due and sincere respect
Counsellor Frank L. Polk this after-'for those who ' represent other forms
of government than ours, perhaps I
may be permitted to say that peace
cannot come so long as the destinies
(Continued on Page Eight) .
Hughes was walking.
Herbert Smith, a Pittsburgh news
paper man was caught in the splint
ering timbers Avhile others in the
stand, were knocked down by the im
pact. 1 -
noon by A. Voures, Greek charge
d'affaires in Washington.
The cpmplete text of the note fol
lows: "From the beginning of the Euro
pean war the Hellenic government
recognizing its duties in regard to the
defense of National interests and its
responsibility towards the " conntrv 1
the situation y decided r - that " -Greece
ought not to take part in the sanguin
ary struggle in which nearly all of
Europe has become involved. .
maintaining its v neutrality, had con-1 Uemana Vomes t OT KeorgaXV
stantly in view the possible abandon- ; ization bf Government
ment of this policy if at a given mo-1 After Asquith's Scalp. "
ment it should be convinced that how- J
ever great may be the sacrifices and London, Dec. 2.-Great Britain is
the danger of war it would serve the once more face to face with a gov-
Kfl1' ernmental "shake-up."
"Unfortunately it has not been pos- ... .
sible for us up to the present to ob- Vlrtua"y over .night a new and
tain the necessary guarantees that ! Powefful V agitation has sprung
Greece by engaging in the European I up clamoring for an immediate .ro
conflict shrmiH t HnnmeH n 'organization of the present ministry.
BY GREAT BRITAIN
In remaining neutral, the Hellenic
The minimum demand voiced general;
ly is a new war council. Heavy jour
government had in view only Hellenic j liS"C gAUnS 1T n
fntPrP.atH nri Tip nnt hfl0n ac a on ' Premier Asquith and Viscount Grey.
sistent effort has been to make it ap-
Lloyd-George again looms up as the
near in Cumnuv nriU, f UOUBtl&L mttU. StlS IiamO IB
Thousands of Votes Were Cast
For The Different Candidates.
NOT TOO LATE T(S
ENTER AND WIN.
miles, appears not the sole avenue of j pjrgJJUT" QF THE
en from Wallachia and now evidently
making a last stand before Bucharest.
To cut this . railroad, thus "bagging" Washington, Dec. 2 The results of
- -. . ' . . , m i 1 1 . 11 "L 1 . n11N n 4-irt r rP V
not only the capital out tne duik oi iae uiuuu-ctuc uv amcu uauuuo ui
its defenders, is the chief task ahead
of the Teutons. The railway running
north from Bucharest no longer offers
bv v! urlukair bridge head, described a chance of escape to King Ferdi-
' lhe purpose. Here the Teuton
toraRder has been markiQS time
arm lhe advance of his Svistov
ei'' whose heavy artillery is now
estYVUhin the ran-of tne Buchar-'can-t
i St" From Turtukai to the
Bion V 18 Sme 32 miles- Tne mis
reaii the Turtukai frce, if it has
hea ? crossed the river already, is to
'Je- north toward the Bucharest-
da railway, less than 28
railway, covering some
nand's forces, since it leads into the
Prahovia and Buzeu valleys, where
FalkenhaynJs northwestern armies
are pushing steadily forward.
Of the Russian offensive in the
Carpathians, the Austrian war office
said yesterday afternoon that it con
tinues with "undiminished violence,"
but that "everywhere the enemy was
bloodily repused as on the previous
The total number of xoops now
fighting in. Rumania is estimated at
close to 800,000
central powers is shown by figures on
foreign trade given out to
day by the Department of Commerce.
Exports and imports between the
United States and Germany in Octo
ber amounted to $85,417, compared
with $2,763,405 in October, 1915. For
the ten months ending October the
trade with Germany amounted to
$5,235,970, compared with $49,972,688
for the corresponding period of the
previous year. An increase was not
ed, however, in general foreign trade,
the figures being $178,658,730 for Oc
tober, 191&; $2,009,833,398 for the ten
months ending October, against $1,
451,267,515 for the same period of
Two Subscriptions For a Year
Each or One For Two Years
By Next Saturday Will Give
Any Candidate 50,000
the campaign over with the different
members of the contest department.
The contest is just starting, so do
not hesitate to send in your nomina
tion, if you have not already done so.
The contest will last eight weeks. No
one has secured many votes yet. A
yearly subscription will secure a great
I many votes and .two subscriptions for
a year each will give you oO.OOO extra
votes. If the ten vote coupons are
industriously gathered, thousands and
thousands of free votes may be secur
ed in this way alone. Ten people are
going to win prizes and your opportu
nity is as good as any one's It is not
a case of popularity this time. Just
a little well directed attention and en
ergy will win.
There is still lots of room on the
list for a great many more candidates
belligerent group. A Greek govern
ment could think solely of Greek interests."
"The geographical situation of
generally urged for the premiership.
Interest today centered upon a
morning conference between the King
and Premier Asquith, but not an ink-
Greece, which places it in the most ; 1 1UK 'aeu uut aB w lue BUJeci8 in
direct contact with one of the two j CUS8ed-
groups of belligerent powers, renders j The storm that has been brewing
very difficult a strict application of i for some weeks under the surface is
its policy. It is for this reason that ! expected to break- loose during the
the government has been forced to 1 parliament sessions In the coming
Saturday was indeed a busy day for
different candidates, and from eariy
morning until nine o'clock at night
the different ' contestants were calling
at The Dispatch office to get acquaint-, rj0 not be scared out by the large
ed with the Contest Manager, and turn
in their subscriptions and votes. In
most cases the contestants turned in
their first subscription, in order to get
number of entries, for not one-fourth
of the people nominated will enter in
to the contest in earnest anyway, it
isn't likely. And even if they should,
submit to the occupation by foreign
arms of its Macedonian provinces and
to permit belligerents to take posses
sion of its telegraph wires, seaports,
publishing and public works.
"Greek roads and railroads have
been occupied by force, and further
more, bridges and tunnels valued at
many millions have been completely
"At the moment when the present
Hellenic government assumed power,
an imposing fleet blocked the en
trance to the Strait of Salamis, the
anchorage of the Helenic fleet, de
spite our protestations and after for
mal refusals we have been compelled
week. No effort is made by the press
and public to conceal the fact that
the Teuton successes in Rumania are
at the basis of the growing discon
tent. The development of the Balkan
situation is chiefly reported for tho
demand for a smaller war council
with new blood and more energy and
initiative than have been evidenced
by the present body.
The political atmosphere is tense
and tonight it seemed problematical
how the government will be able to
stave off a general debate in the
House of Commons.
After introdncing a new bill of war
credit on Tuesday the premier is ex-
to command our crews to abandon the pected to give a comprehensive re-
vessels of the light fleet in order to sume ot the questions uppermost In
save them from the humiliation of
having to surrender the vessels upon
which recently they had taken part
in two victorious wars.
the nation's mind. A. J. Balfour.
First Lord of the Admiralty, much
criticized at present because of the
generally admitted inadequacy of the
the 25,000 extra votes to which they you Wnj have better chances of winn
were entitled. These extra votes theing, for .the votes will not run near
candidates carnea nome wiin tnem, . as mew It a wnoie lot or people wors.
to hold until some later date, when
they will need them more than they
do at this time.
You certainly have just as many
friends as any of the others. It will
be the matter of only a few subscrip-
If by any chance you have been tions, then,
overlooked and not yet received your The list of candidates is being cut
receipt book, and the proper vote down each day, and only those who
blanks, do not let another hour pass are really workers will be lef You
before you . call up the contest man
ager, or one of his assistants, and se
cure one. . The contest manager has
several assistants who will be glad to
call and explain the detail of the con
test and give you all tbe help possible
in winning one of these valuable
prizes. You are )always welcome to
call at the office at any time and talk'
will soon be able to tell just who is,
and who is, not, doing the work. Of
course there are still some on the
list who have not as yet done any
thing for themselves into believing
that they are going to win by the work
their friends are able to do for them.
Well, maybe you will, and maybe
(Continued on Page FlfteenX
"For about a month now the Greek ! British air service, is expected to pfir
people have witnessed with legitimate J ticipate in the discussion following
grief the application of foreign con
trol over nearly the whole of their
public service, their means of commu
nication, their mails, their telegraph
and telephone system. The Greek
merchant fleet sees its activity cur
tailed by multiple visits and restric
tions of every sort.
"For a long time Greece has not
been able to import 'from abroad that
which has been absolutely indispen
sable for its nourishment, or the nec
essaries for light and for motive pow
er for its commerce on land as well
as on sea.
"Quite recently the traditional hos
pitality of the Greek people Eas suf
fered a wound to which they are deep
ly sensitive. The right of the strong
(Continued on Page Fire.)
the premier's speech.
The eagerly awaited appointment of
a. food controller will be another fea
ture of the Parliament association.
Man power situation also will bo dis
cussed. ' ' '
The Manchester Guardian,' in dis
cussing the current rumors of gov"
ernmental changes, today said Bonar
Law was mentioned as ' temporary
premier, with Lloyd-George emerging
ultimately as permanent premier. : j
The Dally Express predicts a new
war council consisting of Premier As
quith, Lloyd-George, - Bonar Law, Ar
thur Balfour and Sir Edward Carson, s
The Times urges the removal of As
quith and Grey as well as of the Mar
quis of Crewe, the Marquis of Lans-
tdowne and Mr. Balfour.