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NEWS, BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA
THE WEBu EVENTS
tiprtait Niws of tbs State, Nation,
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nOUND ABOin^THE WORLD
A Condenttd Record of Happeninga
•f Interest From All Points
of the World. .
A nation-wide advertising campaign
of extraordinary proportions has been
decided upon by Secretary of the
Treasury McAdoo as the most effective
XPCans of disposing quickly of the five
billion dollar bond issue soon to be
X/iTered to the imblic.
After a quarrel over the war with
his mother-in-law, a native of Ger-
auany, and his wife, Rev. Robert F
lerry, pastor of a Yonkers, N. Y.,
Crngregational church, shot and killed
b(>th women, wounded his sister-in-law
and then committed suicide.
Prominent party leaders (Progre.s-
8ive and Republican) held a meeting
in New York and issued a statement
l»ledging support 'to President Wil
son In the administration's war plaiis,
;\nd went a step further and urged th«
adoption of measures which they said
ihey believed to be immediately nec
The deadlock in the balloting for
bi&hop of the Episcopal diocese of At
lanta (Ga.), to succeed the late Cle-
land Kinloch Nelson, was broken on
the seventeenth ballot, when the Rev.
Robert Sanders Coupland of New Or
leans was elected.
Prominent instructors in economics
in the United States, in a nien.orial
forwarded from Minneapolis, Minn , to
each member of congress and the pres
ident and his cabinet, urge the adop
tion of the policy of taxation rather
than that of bond issues as the urin-
cipal means of meeting the expendi
tures of this country in the war.
Secret codes containing a cipher
order to dismantle machinery on in
terned German liners upon the sever
ance of diplomatic relations by the
United States were discovered on the
German steamships Prinz Oskar and
Rhatetia, according to W. H. Berry,
collector of the port of I’hiladelphia.
It is announced that when interned
liners are made seaworthy they be
placed in trans-Atlantic merchant serv
Figures compiled by the Anti-Saloon
league show that 142 saloons were
Toted out of business in elections in
▼arious cities and towns of Illinois.
The drys won in fourteen wet cities
and towns, but lost three dry towns.
Michigan’s $5,000,000 war loan bill
has been signed by Governor Sleeper.
The brtl also creates a state war pre
The war was brought to the shores
of the United States when the destroy
er Smith reported by radio that an
enemy submarine had tried unsuccess
fully to torpedo her luO miles south
of New York.
Recruiting figures for the regular
army made public by the war depart
ment show that more than enough
men to form a regiment are being ob
tained daily. For the five-day period,
April 11 to 15, a total of 7,171 men
were recruited, a daily average of
■ T5etailing of army officers to educa-
^tional institutions for military in
struction work is ordered discontin
ued by the war department, with the
suggestions that students of military '
age can best serve their country by
joining the army or navy.
The white house is about to join
the increased food production move
ment by planting a garden of its own
in which President Wilson may wield
a hoe when he finds a spare moment.
The' assistance of the department of
agriculture will be asked in select
ing seed for the land.
The Minnesota legislature pa.'^sed a
bill, which has been signed by the go\-
ernor, providing a commission of pub
lic safety for the duration of war. The
bill carries an appropriation of one
million dollars to be used for war
A message to the state departr.ieni
announces that membera of the Amer
ican colony are preparing to leave
Washington extended a simple but
heartfelt welcome to the British min
ister for foreign affairs, Arthur J. Bal
four, and the other members of the
British commission which has come
to the capital of the United States
“to make co-operation easy and ef
fective between those who are striving
to bring about a lasting peace by the
only means that can secure it—a suc
A Constantinople dispatch by way
of Berlin states that, owing to the
severance of diplomatic relations be
tween Turkey and the United States,
which heretofore has protected enemy
nations, Holland, Spain and Sweden
will look sfter diplomatic interests of
the many countries at war with the
The agricultural department aska
congress to require of transportation
companies preference for the move
ment of farm machineix seeds, fertil
izers and materia];; that enter into
the ip'ocessea of food production.
Approximately three thousand Ger
man residents of the United States
are under close surveillance, depart
ment of justice officials announce, be
cause of their activities in behalf of
the German government before the
United States entry Into the war or
because of their pro-German sympa
The senate ha.s recorded itself in fa
vor of a press censorship during the
First call to the country for war
finances will be m&de. Secretary Mc
Adoo announces, as soon as the seven
billion dollar bill becomes law.
The war finance bill, providing for
Issuance of $7,000,000,000 in securities
—the largest single war budget in any
nation’s history—was passed uani-
mously by the senate.
George Bakmeteff, Russian ambas
sador to the United States since 1911,
cabled the provisional government at
Petrograd that he has decided to re
linquish his office and asks that some
one be named to take charge of the
BREVARD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
John R. Hay, Pastor.
Resrular churcli iserviccs every Sunday.
Hours; First an«l tbirtj Siintlays, ii:oo a. in.;
second and fourth .''undays, 3:00 p. m.; liftli
Sundays, by announceiiu-nt.
Sunday school every Sunday. 10 a. tn.
Men’s Brotherhood liible class.
YounR- Hoople’s Soncty of Christian Kn-
deavor every Tuesday evepine. 7:45.
DAVIDSON RIVER PRESBYTERIAN
John R. Hay, Pastor.
Kesrular church services every Sunday.
Hours; Secoml and fourth Sundays, ii;oo a.
m.; first and thirdf Sundays, ,^;oo p. m.; fifth
Sundays by announcement.
Sunday school every Sunday, 10:00 a. m.
Services will be held on next Sunday,
fifth Sunday, at the Brevard church at il
o’clock and at Davidson River church at
The government’s program for food
control during the war was put be- j
fore congress by Secretary Houston
in a communication to the senate ask
ing power for the dei)artment of agri
culture to take direct supervision of
food production and distribution in the
United States and requesting a $25.-
000.000 appropriation for putting the
plan into operation.
Pre.sident Wilson probably will name
within a few days a group of distin
guished Americans to confer with
members of the Russian duma anent
the war with Germany. I
That, in the inability of the nation
to supply men at once for the fight
ing line, money should be America’s
immediate contribution to her alller,,
was the dominant thought expressed
during the debate on the war finance
bill in the senate.
Market grades and classes for farm
produce, according to the agricultural
department, is one of the chief needs
of the country tp insure proper condi
tions in producing and marketing of
Any one who has knowledge of a
treasonable act and fails to make
known the facts may be sent to priroa
for seven years. The United Stales
at war is in a very different position
from a neutral. The iron hand will
be applie^J to any form of trearion.ibk*
utterance, deed or 3uppressiou of In
The British hospital ships Donegal
and Lanfranc, with many wounded
aboard, among which were many Ger
mans. were torpedoed without warn
ing. April 17. On the Donegal twenty-
nine wounded men and twelve of the
crew are missing. Of those aboard
the Lanfranc nineteen British and
fifteen Germans are believed to have
It is reported that another big bat
tle is brewing on the western front.
Both sides are preparing for the bat
tle, and it may have an important
bearing on future war movements.
The French are apparently prepar
ing for a big infantry drive, as that
branch of the allied army has been
incess^antly pouring shrapnel into the
German positions along the Somme
and the Oi.se.
In the Champagne district the Ger
mans are still holding on, but it i.*?
reported by way of Paris that every
Teutonic sortie is rei)ulsed with heavy
Steady progress is being made by
the troops of General Nivelle in driv
ing back the Germans in the region
of Soissons and Rheims,
Since the beginning of the French
offensive in the west, more than nine
teen thousand prisoners have been
taken from the Germans.
General Maude, comrnanding the
British forces in Mesopotamia, has
forced a passage of the Shatt-el-Ad-
hem, attacked the Turkish main posi
tions, and completely routed the Turk
The British operating in Egypt have
advanced to formidable positions north
of the Wadi Ghuzze.
The great offensive of the French
army against the Germans from the
bend in the line in France from Sois
sons eastward into the Champagne
continues unabated. In three days’
fighting more than seventeen thousand
unwounded prisoners have fallen into
the hands of the French, together with
The British war office reports that
the forces of Field Marshal Haig have
gained additional ground along the
River Scarpe, to the east of Fampoux,
and also captured the village of Vil-
liers-Gaislain. north of St. Quentin.
Popular feeling against Germany in
Brazil is reported. German newspapers
have suspended publication, and the
German flags have been taken down.
Several big German business establish
ments are reported destroyed by fire.
Russia has forw'arded assurances to
the United that under no conditions
now conceivable will the provisional
government of Russia yield to the
overtures from German and Austrian
Socialistic representatives to negotiate
a separate peace. The entente diplo
mats frankly confess a great sense
General von Bissing. governor gen
eral of Belgium since German occupa
tion. and who became notorious be
cause of his consent to the execution
of Miss Eklith Cavell, an English nurse,
A Madrid. Spain, dispatch says that
th Spanish steamship Tom was torpe
doed and sunk, without warning, en
tailing the loss of eighteen lives.
The emperor and empress of Aus
tria prayed for peace in St. Stephen's
church, while the people sobbed.
Prince Ziaed-Din, heir apparent to
the Turkish throne, arriving at the
German main headquarters, presented
Emperor W'illiam a sword from the
sultan “as a sign of the royal com
radeship in arms of the allied armies
and in ^jcognition of the deeds of
the German army.” The prince pro
ceeded to the western front.
MtunHwAat of Braila cm thA DaiUlkA
BREVARD BAPTIST CHURCH.
C»»rner Jordan and (>aston streets.
A. W. McDaniel. Pastor. Phone No. 145.
Hible school 0:45 a. m.. well graded with
classes to suit all.
I’reaohini: services at 11:00 a. m. and 7:45 p.
tn. every Sunday.
Midweek service for worship and fellowship.
7:45 p. ni. Wednesday.
Atlvisorv itoanl meets on Tuesday evenintf
after the first Sunday of each month.
IV .u cncouraKe or to assist the
'Orship of (iod or to be helped by worship
«re cordially invited to attend all services.
-itranKers and visitors are especially welcome.
Subjects for Sunday:
Murning: Life’s Fullest Joy.
Evening; The Captain’s First Command.
BREVARD METHODIST CHURCH.
W. Edgar Poovey, Pastor.
Sunday—Sunday school at 9:45 a. in. Preach-
ngatinooa. m. and 7:45 p. m. Juvenile so
ciety 4:00 p. m.
.Monday—V. P. M. S. 7:45 p. m.. first and third
Tuesday—(After first Sunday) Board of
•itewanls. 7;4i p. ni.
Weilncsday —I'rayer meetine 7:45 p. ni.
Thursday—(First and Third) Woman’s Mis
sionary society, j.oo p. ni. Local Auxiliary
t fKi p. HI.
Frid.'iy—Choir practice 7:4? p. m.
■’’otJie thou with us and we will do thee
good.Num. 10 JO.
Subjects for Sunday:
Morning: An Eternal Question,
Evening: A Wise Shipbuilder.
ST. PHILIPS EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Rev. Chalmers D. Chapman, Minister in
Sund.Tvs—Morninj' servicc at 11:00 o'clook.
Sunday sctu>ol. 0:45 a- ni.
Week I >ays—Kvensonjr every Friday;
\Vednesd:iys and Fridays tlurinn .\tlvcnt;
Vednosdays and Fridays durinn Lent; every
ay in Holy Week; also on Saints days.
Holy communion the first and third Sundays
)f every month; also on the (ireater Holy davs,
'hristmas. hpiphany. Ash Wednesday. Holy
I'hursday. Easter day. Ascension day. Whit
'unday and Trinity Sunday.
Red Cross Sunday, April 29. 1917.
M Tning prayer and sermon at 11. Sub-
je t, “The Search For Life.” Special
offcrinp for the American Red Cross.”
Let come what may;
In your prayers at night.
In your thoughts by day.
In your hearts.
In your work.
Tuesday. May 1st, St. Philips and St.
James. Service at 5 o’clock.
Friday, April 27. evensong with address
at 5. Subject, “Union VVjth Christ.”
Snperior conrt cleared the crimi
nal dookct on Sutnwlay.
In the procpedinKs following pnb-
lication of the News last, week,
cases were disposed of as follows:
W. L. Aiken, failnre to pay tax.
jndKtnent snspended on payment of
tax and costs.
Howard Hedrick, hnntiner on
reservHtion, jndKnient suspended
on payment of costs.
Lnther MeGaha, seduction, mis
trial. This was one of the hardest
fonpht rases of the pres(‘nt term.
It is enrrent report that only one
jurior favored conviction.
.Mrs. Hess Patterson, nssnnlt.
pleads pnilty, jndginent snspended
on payment of costs.
J. Dnckworth and Nettie Cliap
man, disorderlv conduct, not f?nilty
in case of Dnckworth ard no\ pros
in case of other defendant.
H. P. Nicholson, assault, not
.Take McCall, retailinf?, sentenced
to 9() days imprisonment in one
case ; a mistrial in another.
Robert Siniard, failnre to pay tax,
jnderment suspended on payment of
tax and costs.
L. H. Morgan, cruelty to animal,
Jnlia Allison and Sam Parker,
larceny, not gnilty. They were
tried on the charge of stealing from
the store of W. L. Talley at Pen
Furman Anderson, assault, fined
$10 and costs.
F. P. Ov’en, trespassing, not
Butter and Hides
All kinds country pro
duce. We pay cash for all
Prices on request.
Western Produce Co
Asheville, N. G.
Largrest stock in Western Carolina
Saws. Pulleys. BeltinK.
Wire Rope. Pipe. Fitting's,
Foundry and'Machine Woric
Asheville Supply & Foundry Co.
Asheville, N. C.
PROTECT AGAINST THE
R0AMIN6 OF CAHLE
I Editor, News:
* Agreeable to the propaganda now
! bointr s])reHd broadcast in the land,
j I have rerentlv had all the vacant
space around my honse plowed and
planted for a garden, thus doing mv
' “bit” toward bringing down the
I the high price of living.
Two years aeo. and also one year
ago, my neighbors’ cows destroyed
my garden almost entirely, and
already this year some damage has
been done by tramping over my
garden. If these cows are allowed ’
to rnn loose, I w^ill snffer great loss I
again this year, as well as others of
my neighbors who have gardens, j
Is there not a town ordinance;
against cattle running at large? If !
so, why is it not enforced?
W. S. Price, jk.
Editor’s note: This is a very
sensible protest in due season. There
I is no occasion for such utter care
lessness on the part of cow owners
Saturday, April 28
“The Cry of Conscience,” a mys
tery of the mountains. Presented
by an all-star caste.
“Mixed Kids,” a screaming com
edy with Billie Rhodes in the lead
Tuesday, March 1
“The Silent Army.” America in
vaded! Major Brent is captured
robbing Col. Dare’s safe! Pearl
passes through many . new and
“Krazy Kat and the Wireless
Tarpeter.” A comical Krazy Kat
cartoon. Other pictures will com
plete the program.
Thursday, March 3
“The Mantle of Deceit.” A two-
part drama of society intrigue
featuring Claire Mersereau.
“Universal Animated VV'eekly,”
giving current events of the day.
“The Lucky Gold Piece,” with
Ben Wilson and Edna Hunter. An
unusual story of h«»w a miracle was
wrought through the identification
in later years of a child’s birthday
A }^ew Model Typewriter!
FINISHED FOR TANNERY I
The Alphors Cnstodis Chiinnoy
Construction company of New
York has coni])leted the 1 ::^r)-fiK)t,
cone-shaped, brick smokestack for
the Transylvania Tanning coni])any
The outside circumference of the
lower portion of the stack measures
about 35 feet, tapering so as to giv»*
a core six feet in diameter at the
top. The chimney rests on a con
crete foundation several feet in the
Greeting the eye of the traveler
and near the top of the chimney
are the letters one over another,
several feet in height worked in the
chimney by colored brick : “T. T.
Co.,” meaning the Transylvania
The inside of the chimney has
been equipped with a metal-frame
stairway. The two builders worked
from the inside of the chimney
and therefore no outside sca£fold-
ing was necessary. A windlass ap
paratus drawn by a horse was used
for lifting the brick to the mason’s.
A large force of carpenters i.«‘
vvo.'king on the tannery buildings.
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Please do not plant
any of that com
without some kind
of fertilizer. This
is the year of all
years when this
county should pro
duce all the corn it
will use. We can
not afford to send
our chestnut wood
money out of the
county for corn.
It is your duty to
your neighbor and
your family to plant
and cultivate a big
crop. By using gu
anos you can in
crease that crop at
no expense as to
We have a big
all kinds of
We will put your
order in the
depot the day
the order is
You can get it
on time if
you cannot pay
for it now.
We will take a
bank will take or
Will fix it any
want us to.
The wheat crop
estimated to be 50,-
short; that means
high prices for flour.
Hence corn will
bring at least a dol
lar when you take
it from the field.
cost a cent.”
Remember you save
money when you
BREVARD, N. C.