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General Manager's Office 44
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Circulation Department 176
Managing Editor 44
City Editor 205
'THE' WILMINGTON PfePAT 7:
The people of Raleigh were fortu
Tiftte in hafnp ahle to hear two nota
ble addresses on the,, war a lew even-
ings ago. They were given a new and
'season 4.11m n isho 9 ir oh no..
to many perhaps a clever conception on 17 acres of land. This was an av-
of the gigantic undertaking our coun-,eraS or J41 bushels to the acre. They
try has assumed in taking part in this
The speakers were Mr. John W
- STATE NEWS. , f . EUTSCHLANDXfBER ALLIES 4fr j'V - - f,y- . t ;S -.U - "
1 A i:1.. . . . ' ' iBy lre'dell Meares.) , . fs? ;-r T ' - i
Coy McCank; of Laurel ftiin . aU V V I. . I - ' I UUl ';I?t,VJ I J l f A M
leghanycounty.-rajsed during- the past LhS7'!? I"'. I' . 'i I ?J 7L Vjjd? I !fR:.v ' .
cans . to thisAtheir adopted countrv. '
There are. however, so-called German-
Americans here' as elsewhere; to!
wnom the sentiment of? ?Deutschlahd 1
uber alles" (Germany oveV all) isi
more sacred apparently; than the sen-1
FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE.
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dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
credited in 4iis paper and also the local
news published herein. All rights of re
publication of special dispatches herein are
Daily and Sunday
were all good marketable potatoes and
more than half of them would be class
ed as No. 1 and would ranfce alonside
.With thft M afnA Wnwti nrifaAaa Wh'tnVt
Frost, the American consul at Queens- have the reputation of being the finest! ment.of "America, s.weet land of lib-j
town, who snoke from first hands on spuds in the world. Elkin Times. ' Ztt ' , vTraaF3' 11 aue to pnieg-
the horrors of submarine warfare, and
Dr. R. L. Wilbur, Mr. Hoover's able
assistant. Of these two addresses
The News and Observer says:
Farmers who sold tobacco on the
Durham market yesterday, carried
cnecks away from the . 'warehouses
, amounting to over fifty thousand dol
lars, This very timely Christmas
money will probably sooner or later
The dfisorintinn of th hnrrnro find lts way back into the trade I chan
wroueht bv submarines rs fi-ivn hv ".1D yMi"u. oome oi ic nas ,Deen
tk rtri iru., a .i left here already, but practicallv all
Daily and Sunday. Sir Months. . .$3.00 n" "DL "u."'!of it. should have been lefV in ' t2
Daily and Sunday 3 Months jl.50 , ft might be called on 'fimS? whentne farmers as , a
np liver ED BY CAR RIE R thought too vivid. It was so realistic m,H, SS WU1
BI,CS5'ER" il there were audible evidences that,do double good.-Durham Herald.
Or When Pawl in Advance at Office.
it was too' much for the nerves of one
7 fiA ui mure peuyi wuu xiearu 11. cut It 1
The hieh Drices that Hava o-rictofl
, , .t - it ? ui uiuie utiuuin wuu iiKarn 1 1 kiit ir ' v v.Uvvu
uany ana feunuay, uae (.uw t -,.rJ : on-near lv all fnnHsfnffe i
T-, ;l QTlr1 cnflQv 35Y ATnnthti $1 ft wtts "' auo viviu or loo realistic. Mr. . ----- J'
S; J 2 Innvfi MnX 1l 7S W he pttrposeiy Made it vivid fr weeks past ar? sln to be attaok-
Sa Onl O Year $200 -'rom a sense hi Semi duty because , ft yer ?nf in " organized effort on
Sunday Only, Une Year J-Whe felt that the American peopled part of influential interests in
FnWrf -t the Postoffice in Wilmina-' would know better to act in this Charlotte to bring down selling costs
ten N c as SeSnd Class Matter? ,'sreat crisis tfaey could get the facts ??f ar meats "d "" other eom"
ton N. c, as becond nass matter. , ag .modifies to a level which local inyesti-
Fo'reian Reoresentatives: There was common sense in this view .gators .ay already exists in other
Foreign Kepresentatives. . Question ,large Clties and which they contend
Frost, Green & Kohn nc 22 'ifth of the question. sh . uJd charlote also
S m ' rwnJ ' Advcrt,smg Not less grave was the address of Charlotte News.
Bvilding, Chicago. n R . wilhnr wrw u,,,
M,mh..r a. .Hit Buru of Circulations. rignt hand man- The American peo- Miss Anna Norman Fuller, daughter
Member Audit Bureau of Cremations. p,e haye gofc gragp situation ,n of Mr and Mrg w w of fth
SUNDAY DECEMBER 2 1917 !aI1 its S"m seriousness, Mr. Wilbur ' Avenue, New York, was married last
' I said, and they must govern themselv-' Saturday to Capt. Drewry of the Can-
' : : 7 , es accordingly. Every time we sit adian Royal Dragoons. The ceremony
Ot the many things we have to be down at the We we line up with Qer. took place at the lovely country home
thankful lor not the least among them many or America, he asserted, and the bride's parents at Haymount
is that we are American citizens and none of his hearers doubted the truth Cliff Manor, Westchester county, N.
hrve a flag that all the world respects ,of the assertion. Y Following the ceremony the bride
I m. 'and bridegroom left for a bridal trip
and honors. The scarcity of food relative to fhe to Pinehurst. They will make their
.demand for food was emphasized in a, home in London. The bride is an ac-
Wade Harris, in The Charlotte Ob - ?Tay "Jat couJd not but bring convic- complished and lovable young wom-
. , , . . , .... , u nc uu uui Bavjriuue our own an She is a nipro. nf rni
corvor o.t,mw pHto? h i s lnahilitv to ....... OIlc 1S uiece- 01 coi
tastes sumcient to reea tne troops and John N Stanl
handle the Russian situation, says keep the civilians of Allied Europe bridegroom has seen service in France
The Asheville Times. So he has left from starving, the war is lost. That twice and was wounded on each occa
the German Kaiser. "f? Dr Wflbur's message sion, though he has recovered from
ifnd no informed person believes that his wounds, and expects to re-enter
he overstates the gravity of the situ- active service Greensboro News
General Chaos prevails in the city, atlon. ' service, urreensooro isiews. ,
says a Petrograd despatch. He seems I naieign people who heard these ad
to be the only one who can hold his ?esses l?.11 won,t have any fur-
own for any length of time in that city aujrement nf thp fnnH aHm!nic(.' niSht while attending a Quaker meet
of dailv revolutions. tion. !mS in the country and carried to Camp
jacKson, (."jiumnia, S. C, today by
three deputy sheriffs, leaving Yadkin-1
AMERIAN TRAITORS. vllIe at nridnight Tuesday night. The
( men, Vance Shore, Martin White and
Soma o ,o ow, , Willard, had been notified by the ex-
CAOACU 11 LUU HI I I VH ' 1 1 XI a a
Is Witkout an Equal Jn tke Citu
es, of Greensboro. The
Three young Yadkin eounty men
were taken into custody Tuesdav
matic incapacity to appreciate, the ob-l '
ligations of allegiance to their adopt-i .
ed country; perhaps, to their failure's'
to understand Jhe eternal issues mor- ' s .t
al spiritual and economicr upon which S
impend the world's ''civilization, that's
by its conduct of this war has forced i s
into the titanic cbnflict of the na- W
tions; perhaps, tht the insidious- poi- S :
son of the German militarist proa-!. f
ganda which has steeped their minds 1
and hearts with the spirit of loot and 4
hist, crime and cruelty, hate and dis-'s
honor, in the quest f6r world domin-!
ion for their much vaunted "Vater-jEj
land," as it seems to have drugged
and stupified the very soul of all Ger- ,
many. . s
It will be given to this class of our s
German-American citizens, ere this
war is over, to put their sympathies
for their imperial fatherland and their 5
love of the land of their freedom in
the crucial test of patriotism- and let EE
it be found "where they are at." ;
The congress of the United States,"1 s
at its session in December, says Hon.
jJ. Hamilton Lewis, United States sen-
ator, in a recent interview,,, will be
called upon to pass, and will likely 5
enacts a law to take from the natural- j
ized citizen, whose words or acts are
found to be disloyal, his naturaliza-, .
tion papers and deny him the rights 5
pf American citizenship. The courts
will have to try the fact, for, under EE
our constitution, the naturalized citi- pj
zen as well as the native born cannot 3
be deprived of ..his rights, except by. 3
the due process of law, but, if the fact 3
justify, the law can be made effective. 3
Canada has had to resort to a similar 3
law. No good citizen, native born or 3
naturalized, can deny the wisdom and 3
justice of this procedure, however ,3. .
much he may lament, the cause whic!
necessitates, it. ,
I can understand the sentiment of PJ
the German-born citizen, who has set- 3
tied and naturalized in America, for as
his fatherland; memories of child- 3
. WE ARE THE - :
. SHOES FOR MEN
We carry these we'I-known lines in all the new leathers and lasts AA to E at
prices from . . $5.00 to $10.50
Call at the store that appreciates your business. I
"The Shoe Store Ahead" I
The Washington government seems
to still have hopes that Russia is not
entirelv lost to the Allies. It has not
taken the nublir. sufficientlv into its ' , , . . . . . imP.uo? Doara tnree times to appear
; - enemies are 10 De imprisoned ready for going to camp, but. failed to
confidence to tell it on what it bases what should be done with disIoyal Am. 'respond, prevented, it is said , by ad
such hope. erican citizens real Americans' If vice from members of the Friends'
th. nrknn ta i i church. Willard is reported to have
,w .f . t (th.Drison ls the proper place for en-'tempted to draw his pistol when ar
An exchange declares that it is too , emies among us, there should be rested, but was prevented. The oth
bad that man Trafe but one stomach, greater punishment for Americans who er two were taken before they were
If that editor does not look out Hoov- actively aid our enemies,
er will have him in the pen, where he clear proposition. Death
That is a Siven a chance to offer resistanc. The
preacning service was broken up and
wnat members of the Friends church in
will be glad to get prison fare that has they deserve and death they should , Yadkin county are said to be resent-
" . ( - auiuici nruir gives pelSSl V (J i"o oisiiiu Ul iuo Ull
'aid to the enemy by refusing to stand Patch from Winston Salem
Of the several reasons why the Al-(by his colors and fighting is shot. Howl tMttrttfttff
lies proposals to Greece were not ac- much more deserving of death then is 4
cented the principal one, we would tnat other American citizen wlm Htoq wiin 1 nt tui iuks,
.. o- . . -
say, was that the Queen of that coun- active aid to the nation's enemy? So
try is a sister of the Emperor of Ger-'far as is known by the public the gov
manv and emphaticallv nro-German in ernment has not Hisonvorori
I in iheway o,givinB positive w& ir; rtsss
. ai(l to our enemies o& the part of any of Eastern North Carolina. Starting
German Foreign Secretary von citizen, though there have been some out early in the twelve months, every
Kuehlmann is correct; it is absurd to arrests on charges br sedition for acts tning seemed to combine to aid in
think of German, entering a peace 'which border close on Reason. Cr, JHEVS? .SSS.,.""
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tuuicicuwc mm iiugc tiaima. w ucu iurac pc suus arts enner unaer arrest tni ritv
New Bern Sun-Journal Come to
The majority of our Deonle
she comes to such a conterence it will awaiting trial or have been convicted nave been successful and they have
be to meet, not to make, large war in- and sent to1 prison Should any per lmonev' tnat is Painlv evidenced from
demnuy Cairn, ' ; W bo di.coVered .,comnSttinE overt TUie on'
acts of treason they will, we have no Day we can truly say that we hafe
The only thing in which there has doubt, be made examples of and giv- much to be thankful for and that For
been a reduction of price of late is en the extreme penalty of th law tune has smile(i on this city and the
thp o-nvprnmorit rata rm moWnp ironr. With man T,rr- , o . people Of this entire Section Of the!
" t,yJ ' v ' VU AiitAi lUOUl- t.v AAA A A fT UU JD U U 1 U CIO ClOSC State
ance, brought ahout by the lessening onto treason the government has been 1
of danger to vessels at sea from Ger- most lenient, but when it comes to the I New Bern Sun-Journal The an
man submarines. Yet, according to graver question pf dealing with acts nouncement through the columns' of
the German Chancellor, the subma- giving active aid to the enemv we do this paper t0 tne effect that tbe Crav
e , . . , ,. . en county exemption board had decid-
rme warfare on the enemy's commerce not believe .leniency will longer be ex- ed not to grant exemption to any draft
has been a great success. ercised. ed man. or his father, who had r-
j fused, if they were able to do so, to
What can be expected of the people
in the matter of conservation and war
economies when the heads of bureaus
of different branches of the War De-
THE CHURH AND THE WAR.
give aid to the Liberty loan, Y. M.
C. A. war work or the Red Cross,
seems to have struck a popular chord
with a number of the newspapers of
' , Vf "v i- - r-
As never inahys; reyfous war be-,the State and there has been consid-
iense Boarct get into a squabble over tween nations on political or communer- ts uururnum comment maae upon
which .,ho,d have priority. The peo- ica! grounds have the .hurches . taken Lk 'exempUo? and 2?LT
pie look to them for aid, not for hin- such prominent iosition as have those on which to ask for the same. it is the
drance in their efforts to do their duty, ot America in this one. In this war least .that he can do to give of his
the churehes repogjiize the fact that worlttly goods to his country or to the
Kerensky apparently is out of the is country Is TSgotfng for a great sSef batt"Dg:fr the Unhed
running altogether. The Rassiais'princfple'alBjtS'sacred as the re-1 " ' -
are still pulling off revolutions every ligior, they teach, as well as to pre' Greensboro Record Thanksgiving
few days, but the former leader does vent an attack on itself on its own tnis TPar finds tne People on this side
its valleys green, its mountains high,
its rivers broad', and dwelling in hos
pitable homes of food remembrance,
with their sweet cheer and local cus
toms, will endear to him his native
land. It is natural.
pride of all decendants of Teutonic
stock for the scholarship, the litera
ture, science, poetry and art, the mu
sic and the songs, and the marvelous
achievements in social efficiency and
industrial organization of the German
people. It is well and pioper.
But it is beynod my ken to appre
ciate how any German of native birth
(nor his sons nor daughters), who
the-officers. Dis4come to this qotuatry which gave him
treetionv nospitaiity and opportunity,
because booted put of his native land
by the heel of an imperial militarism,
not of his making, can fail in sympa
thy, gratitude and allegiance to the
United States at this time in its migh
ty struggle for democracy against au
tocracy, waged, in effect as well for
the old Germany as for all the na-'
tions; or by his tacit preference, if not
clandestine support, condone the'
frightful system of Prussian militar-i
ism, which has blighted his real fath-j
erland of endearing memories and en-j
dangered the world's highest ideals of j
humanity, with its uncivilized philos
ophy of w,ar and methods of its con- j
Will he fail? I do not think so.!
Those inherent instincts of his race,'
which first originated in the wild
woods and forest homes of ancient
Germany the forms of representative
government which were transplanted
and developed by Anglo-Saxons on
English soil, but crushed ifi their
birth place by the ruthless spirit of
eastern absolutism, w1' yet urge him
to a full response to the call and deep
accord with the ends of liis adopted;
Mr. Otto H. Kahn, the German
American' banker, has said with sin
gular eloquence: "'The duty of loyal
allegiance and ' faithful service to his
country, .even unto death, rests, of
course, upon every American. But, if
it be possible to speak of a compara
tive degree concerning what is the
highest as it is the most elementary
attribute cjf citizenship, that duty may
almost be said to rest with even more
solemn and compelling obligation up
on Americans of foreign-origin than
upon native Americans. For we Amer
icans of foreign antecedents are here
not by the accidental right of birth,
but of our own free choice for better
or tor worse;" 1
There will be hired spies in our
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for your entire family, than
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Nice furniture makes a mere house a real home and adds greatly to the joys
We have a complete stock of house furnishings to supply any demand, and
we take pleasure in showing you our line whether you wish to buy or not.
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15 South Front Street.
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the sea filled with many things .-for midst; some Germans, some Aus;
which to be thankful. Fact is that
not figure in any of them. He seems territory by a powerful enemy.
TA i . - ! . . . i
tu nave uecome a DacK number al- ery ennspan denomination in this every year finds such conditions. The
ready. His ideas of freedom of the country has" recognized the justness man who has health can be thankful,
people does not seem to be radical of America taking part in the conflict Tne man wno has lost a1 limb can be
enough, 0 suit the new)y en(rancWsea The churches are giving their.pravers e".'
lUoSians' ,for the success of the American arms, self in he has real cause to-be thank-
. jTne men of nfglf" positions in the ful he is yet alive, for life is dear to
That is a remarkable statement sent churches,, representatives in their of- every one. As a nation we have abuii
out from Washington that the medical , ficial capacities are iipholdine the dant Cause t0 be more tiiankful tha
a,.l.i "r. P-i"-' i- efforts .Ti
" ; 11 Bd-lf&lltJU tne neaitn or to bring the war to a successful close, but we can be thankful that our peo- throw bombs in their bwn?and prob-
luc UL tue training camps, con-, The churches are doing active work Ple have responded to thVPau 5 for ably more effective way. The "Sam
unions were such that Surgeon Gen- and good work, among the soldiers in arms: and money . that' fhe natrOh' is
zlgt: ot rr camps and at Me
make an inspection of two m the ( increase the morale among them, to boring countries, : like Mexico, ttier as
bouth and now Secretary of War Bak- Ijtaake them; better v men, more , loyal-Open revolt; in Russia there4 ii com-
CI I,d!5 cone qown nere to make in-and true-hearted all of which charac. . Pe conrusion. in this country, un
trians, some native, perhaps, . but
these arethe Benedict Arnolds, which
appear on all stages of . history, and
will be typical in no sense of their
racial class,. 1 y-;.' Vt
This war will demonstrate through.:
suffering and sacrifice, the unity of
our nation, withits' composite nation
alists, in common love and; allegiance
to its highest ideals of liberty, jua
tiee and right. - !
The food commission's order against
der the Stars and Stripes, every citiz-
.-..--.iy.u.aar:;DBl,r, ana en, save a few soreheads and ambi
jmore efficient soldiers" of them.' -The tious ppliticians, is- for this flag J and
churches' work-amono-fhp r.iH.ora w,-n will fieht for it and -pWprv,n.R fnrtfmo
the impprtatjn of wheat into this have much to do with the victory they for its defense. The harvest has been
State can hav only one tendency, that are to ain over thp nenin ni nn ?5.eat; no famine stwesi;tbe;;a.ee.
of increaslrigtue cost of flour to thp ,nnfW .. ' f?1 -P"ces Prevail, , but we pah be
.. ..... - vvuuu, uuu uur vuurciies
consumer. : .f he , reason given for the
order, that thisState produces en nn crV
thankful they are not higher.
mies" were heard saying that after
they should get one trench from the
Germans they would not .stop to rest
and incidentally give the Germans
time and. opportunity to get ready for
the "next time", but they would- keep
on pushing, them back until they , got
to running. The' American idea was
brought into play by the: British in
their.r famous drive .which; has given '
them such a great victory? r Instead
pf taking one trench and tben holding
up operations they kept going with the j
result tnat jntwo days tney nad cap
tured mnrp s'rniinrl than thp.v knn" rlnnp
Charlotte Observer ShPrtiv after 1 inr fnnr rnnntVio' nnfirtinna n-n thp
a a- a - . I - . -"V
'uoJUIBl uuaungent pr American troops Somme. It sometimes ; paya to do
Br o wii's v. WWmMv
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Has on display a full stock of MILLINERY all
in the latest styles at greatly reduced prices.
Also a complete line of Ladies Coat Suits,
Goats, Dresses and Shirt Waists at a price that
Before you purchase elsewhere it will pay you
to see the display
No. 703 North Jth St.
"IF IT IS STYLE, WEJtJAVE ITJ'.
wheat for the tfee'ds of its own peonle o PP at the bank statements
ia ,w ' o.titef'-'fA,io.. county warrants the state- had reach vriA " :':rT
" " o"yr. " f-Aii SUCH ment that npvpr -tipvpr' Jn hp ic " lA.--vy,,t!,Alvi..lliiU u; us tu rj, iu-iu; rt'HUii-il. li t'HLirejy
as restriction pnthe grain mili8 0f the of the countyihas Sen J S Sl " there ' came reports of;, a pnractica.bldo'rn natters.- No
State or theconsumer of flour: T flflvS SSKS mSwth thoMtl iv sor,, n-
order should be' rescinded. or fa the hands of tL peoener method ?oi
a. . - aurinburg Exchange. thesebLY aTnd afo TZ "i
v $ - a