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VOL. V A
thrusday, As, im
ARMISTICE IS ARRANGED
ON TERMS OP ALLIES.
Tbw AmoutcNMl Wu Mad*
OfidalK Monday. Bui
*»Ha Probably Out of
Paris. Sept. 80— An armistice haa
been concluded between the Allies
and Bulgaria on the Allies’ own tame
The announcement was made oO
Bulgarian repress n|*tjs»e agreed
to an arm 1*1 e®—probably the first
•tep In Bulgaria's withdrawal from
tbe alliance with the Central Powere
—a few days leas thaa three .years
after the entered the war on the ride
of Germany. It was on October 8th.
1918, that Bulgaria Issued a manifes
to announcing her decision to cast
her lot against the Entente Alliance.
She had been fifteen months in decid
ing her coarse.
During the period of Bulgaria's neu
trality. both the Entente Alliance and
the Central Powers had made offers
to Bulgaria, and Russia, who for
years had protected Bulgarian inter
acts, sent an ultimatum to Bulgaria
aariy In Octobar. 1916 Bulgaria
refused tbe Russian demand*.
i n« ouigarun raaoiiNio lAld mat
Bulgaria did aot believe in tha prom
lam of the Entente, and that "Bul
garina nuat light at tha victor's aide.'
Tvriaa of Amlatira.
London, Sept. *0.—TJje arm d tie*
which has boon concluded with Bul
garia by the enteate allies is • pure
ly military convention sod coo tains
ao provisions of a political character.
Bulgaria agrees to evacuate all tha
territory aha now occupies In Creece
“d Serbia, to demobilise hat army
immediately and surrender all insane
of transport to the allies.
Bulgaria also trill surrender bar
boats and control of navigation on
the Danabe and concede to the alii as
free paaaage through Bulgaria for
the development of military opera
All Bulgaria arms and ammunition
are to be stored under tha control of
tha allisa, to whom la conceded the
right to occupy all important strategic
of Greece and Serbia, rwjacthWj,
to Greek and Serbian troops.
The armistice means a complete
military surrender and Bulgaria
coaaaa to he a belligerent. All qcse
tkms of territorial rearrangements in
the Balkans was purposely omitted
from the convention.
The alllee made no stipulation con
cerning King Ferdinand, We position
being considered an internal matter,
orA for the Bulgarians themselves to
TILL FINAL PEACE.
The armistice will remain in opera
tion unto a final general peace is
Preach After Germans la BalgaHa.
Although It had base officially an
nounced that hostilities »gainst the
Bulgarians ceased at eooa Monday,
the French official eocamanication of
Monday night said French cavalry
had entered Uskub, one of the moot
lasportant communication earners in
Serbia. It it not Improbable there
fore, that the French are eHB hard
after the Germans who asw mown
to have been fighting with Me Bul
garians in this region, aetag as mat
CENTRAL POWERS TAKE
MEASURES OP DEFENSE.
Aestriea Gaveremaat Still Desires
Early Pease ia Agreement With
AaMterdam, Oct. 1.—According to
„ Budapest newspapers the Austro
Hungarian government desires peace,
in agreement with Qormsny, notwith
standing the fact that measures have
been taken for dofhnae as a result of
Bulgaria's withdrawal frost tbs war.
A dispatch repaired her* today
from Badapast quotas th* newspa
pers of that atty sa saying that a
crown council waa hold Saturday, at
which military moaauroa that had bo
eomo noeomary aa a rasolt of Bul
garia's action wort taken to guaran
tee aa effective dtfonoo, bat tho gov
arumant wa* still striving at th* aar
liast posaibi* mo want, in agreement
with Oenaaay, to asour* peace that
would ahaolutsly pissirrs th* man
srehy't torrltoeial Integrity
A FEMALE FAIRBANKS.
It satm* rather impoaalbla that
any ana dtmiaativ* tpaatataa of ha
mantty such M Ann Paaalagtoe
should ram th* gun at of everything
a harum sea ram ashool girl can do.
Sha plays fastball, swims, taapsraon
ataa a famous daaaar (this com**
sasy for Aaa>. ridaa on a freight
train, sad does a number of other
■taste, and Inelly stops*.
AO of them trill ho show a In do
tall at th* White Way Theatre Fri
day la her aaw pietarv, so titled “THE
ANTICS OF ANN.”
GRIP 15 BROKET
ON FRANCE AND BELGIUM
Hind"bur, U« is DUixtegr*
ting uid Carman Lmdtn
Trying to Extricate Tbafa
Washington. Oct. The Germai
grip on northern Prance and Belgiun
hae been dcHntely boken. Even th<
moat caut.oua military observer
In Waeblngton agreed tonight that tlw
Hindenburg lino wae dtafirtegratiiq
and army office re centered theii
whole attention on the efforts of th«
German lead era to extricate theii
amiee without a crushing disaster.
Outflanked in Belgium and In the
Champagne, the great Carman lorn
o» defensive works known as the Hln
denburg line already waa becoming
untenable whan Plaid Marsha! Halg'i
man *mashed through it today juat
aarth of 8t. Quentin The tmmodt
«a investment of the city by French
troope and the swift widening of the
breach northward, coupled with the
continued rapid program of French.
Belgian and British forces. In Belgi
um. it is thought hare, may possibly
upset the whole German scheme of
- -—on (BV
British penetration of the Him, it
WM “W, may famish Marshal Poeh
with a meant to embarraaa the Qer
r*tr*at, always with the poeel
****** of precipitating a veritable
Cermea SM.atiea Grave.
Ringed by a wall of vketerisus ene
Wtiee over the whole front from the
North tea to Verdnn, the attention of
the Germane is undoubtedly grave
The drive in Belgian ia menacing
▼itnl cornsonicatloni on m« rid*
while American and Proneh troops in
the Champagne art aurgiag forward
toward squally vital supply lints on
the other. The battle line b aamna
iog the shape of . vast trap throating
its iswi oat to engulf the German ar
TT. k«o seen
their danger. Official reports to the
state department today ^
evacuation of the submarine beam on
Beltien coast was Imminent.
Tharo also is conclusive evidence that
Announcement from Parts that if
K»0 prisoners warn taken by tbs
French yesterday in operations be
tween the veste and the Aiawe Hears
is significant of the Mh*y of gat
Ung troops booh- safely out of an a
bendoned fighting Una. There bet
teen ao hint of a French attack on a
large ecale on tkis front and the Bar
lin statements have characterised the
movement as a withdrawal- Only a
narrow front was involved, yet
000 men, left os nor guards, wars
To withdraw the whole 2 SO mile
front where the allied end Americas
forces ore charging forward day after
day will be a stupendous task. With
constantly increasing superiority of
numbers and gun power raatng with
Marshal Koch, observers hen believe
the retract will bo difficult boyoed
words. There Is no possibility it was
sad, of forecasting what may happen.
Then an several places on the
front when the situation appears par
ticularly critical. Officers mid that
cvacuaton of the Belgium coast prob
ably will bo forced on tbs enemy la
an effort to ovort an oven more aeri
oas reverse la the LIU# sector The
British wing of the drive in -Belgium
b hammering at Mm vital supply Unm
of the Lille salient on one side while
the steady advance of other British
forces northeastward from the posi
tion south of Douai la aimed at the
only other route ad escape frost the
rapidly fonalag pocket. Already Mm
large eaetay forces bolding tbs depths
of the pocket foes the necessity of
passing along the front on the Lys
tf the best lines Of withdrawal era
Bona omccra Iwi think tba Oar- 1
mm Agur* **•* anrrander of tka BaV
gUn roost Hits will draw tka rraaali •
sad Belgian ermla* In that dfraetton
thus casing tka strain against tka UM»
triangle of towns long enough to per
mit than to carry oat a withdrawal. <
Haw Asaaah 1 ash id fw.
To th* aocth. another critical ritna
tion is developing. It asama onhh
to ofltoart bare that th* Gorman lead
era planned to withdraw slowly from
tba moat edaaitoad ground they hold
shoot Rhctma, gradually straighten
big and shortening thatr Baa* aa they
want, and with th* mormnant screen
•d by a machine gun rear guard bat
tle. Tba British smash north of It
Quantin, howarar, baa apes ad tba
Vray to tka valley of Um Ola*, and the
invsatmmt of Laoo from the north.
The fan of La Pare, already encircl
ed on three aid** by the trench and
tba swift development of aa attaching
Bn* along tba teak Of the withdrawal
Already th* (Jarmans bars given op
tba high ground Jaat northwest of
Rhslms that has boon thatr aaator of
raatataaea an that front. Tba French
new face them far aosaa dlataaoc a
f1 third bic DRAFT LOTTM'
Washington, Oct. 1_with tb
"-pUUon todsy .f ta. third (n.
military lottery line. the notion won
to war, machinery ,f the nromo
Marshal generals oflloe was sat U mo
1 tion to cheek —»-trr list and mai
1 Anally cheek the master lie) sad mai
1 copies to 1M district draft hoard
i throughout the country which are u
aiaka thorn available Immediately U
tbo newepepers ia their area and tc
port them for the public. Preeen
pUne were to begin the maiMng to
Tho last of the 17,000 n am ben
which are to determine the ordei
in their respective climes of tho II,
0*0,000 men who reglrtered Boptea
bec It was taken from the big glam
bewl hi tho causae ream of the son
ata odlpt building at exactly I o'clock
this morning General Crowder drew
ww**' «•»*•**»•< no.
11,714. The drawing, which was
’rtarted at nooa ysatarday by Prvri
dent Wilson, had bass completed In
six hours lam than the — limited
om to ■ net which dorolovod
bet»~B shift, at yoeag oflcm
hhargwl with tb* drawing.
During tb* flm chock of tb* tally
•hoota today only on* number ww
found dlaplncod. 7ho corroetion wan
oarily Bad. froa tb. teUy win. on
which tb. octual dip. „ pa par bw,.
*"* tb. nmabon bad bran ctrnag af
ter bring raaurad from tb* capealan
General Crowder ataywj with th*
daring tb* «nttra IC-bonr
period Bid tb. drawing wee welched
by n conatantly changing bat norar
Tteo of raeoipt of tb*-—r m.
by district board* will b* gararmod
by tb« dlatenc* tboy « located from
Waablagtoa. Tb. boerto bar. bead
inrtrwud to aoho tboa pabtU bn
Wb.n Mnail Crnwdar took tb*
la* cap. aim fra mth. bowl today
ord^ number* had bran gtran to an
pr.aiaut.ly 24,00<MXK> ragt*ranto.
Na>,ke*» for tb* firm ton* mdOioo rag
-txB.B w*r* drawn Jaly 20, 1*17,
*"a.^°** ,or ““ ***** U0—JOO
reatbo turning 21 brfon la* Jgg
# war* drawn It* Jano IT. 's ,
w^. 'a -
•tli A* wort triB begin at ala*
•'•lack. The white lee i koto wfB
pU«ee come to office ef meaty aaper
Intendent aad the colored teacken
will report to the oeert room. Bath
white and colored me Tocadey.
I. P. OENTRY.
JOHN ELDR1DGE ROYALS DEAD.
Ur. John Eldridye Royals, yoway
eat son of Mr. T. B. Royals of Mar
Newton Grove, died Friday alybt
8«P 11th at Hampton, Va. Ha went
to Hampton a few day* procioM to
hie death to eWt W* brother, Mr.
Marti* Royals, aad eaoa after arrhr
Icy, contracted Spsaiak InSnenea,
which developed into paiaaacalp.
He was etch oaly fear day* from time
he wwm taktn.
HU father arrived there avroral
hoars after Me death end bronyht
hU remain* to Newton Grove Mon
day Sept- *Oth. when the body waa
■starred by the aide ef Me eldest
brother who proceeded Mm twelve
F“™ PRO. The funeral sarviem
were conducted at St. Marta Catho
lic Church, by hie Ufa loay pastor.
| Father M. A. Irwin, amidst a largo
I number ef sorrowing relattvna aad
friends. Ha waa a youay man of no
ble character loot entering hU ataa
He U survived by hie devoted pa
rents and ala Wethers, throe ef
whom am h active Berrien. Private
Marion Roy ale, aad Meet- Jerome
Royal* “eemewher* In Prase*," Lieut.
Wee. Thaddia* Royals In Urn Mer
chant Maria* service, Martin ReyaU.
Hampton, Va., sad Ira C. and Prim
Royals, Newton Grove, HU only
■trier, a nan ef the seder of St. Deae
lnie. bavin* died thro* yearn ago.
May he mat la |
lone the RhsWLeo. mi wtth
open ground at tha German backs
It we mid ennaa little __
if a wholly mw wheat itoh|li
within tha Mat day or two with tho
Franck striking dbwetty
from Rhetau and lines east of that
plnm to a Junction wtth tho odmao
ing Froooh army want of the Ar
g»«a* Tho open greond throagh
which tho Oemaa retirement want
carry them looks attractive to many
observer. as .tha scene of peetibls
open warfare, wtth the oddO afl an
Marshal Fash's aide
Tho rftaatioa oa tha Bolgiaa aaost
af o task attach by sea!**There
woo eases a tonight as to
whether tt •
to ferae a »
■wo *oo ses at batter las wo I
Harnett Cou^R Quota of
i the Fourth UbRltaxl Issue
la $500,000.00, RhfSO.OO per
capita of the ea^fcoopulatton
l of the CountyT^^BTk
: apportioned t^Rje
Anderaon'i CreeKf M.lOO.00
Black River -RKL 26.860.00
Buckhorn ...W 16,660.0*
g™T« ------m. 40,000.00
Hector*e CreekW; *0,160.00
JohnaonvlUe.. RJI UJ00.00
NeflJ'a Creek_^MT *1,600.00
Upper Little Ri*; 61.600.00
Thia means tRfcach fatallr
In the County ^HErnett moat
on the avera^HBrehaae be
tween now an^REober 10th.
linn (V) In tTW Tmwr^'
do hia or Jmt
not ba dona
it attained a4
cent of our
no other wa
•d • Utter to
ptrtant of Htoto '
ttot »«!■*"« 1
tto ec id tom
m U tOO Ik.
U«kt boko m
LoealUla larfu ■Mo
tor of H*kt ora aa fol
Now X. C.
Clinton, X. C.
Snow HID. C
Oak X. C.
WUaoo, X. C.
On City. X. &
Courtland, Hinfcaplil County.
Varioaa pointtffe tto foOowta*
coonta aka *iyH«kt''»a%to baka.
Kdyoeoab* CaHty. X. &
Wayaa Courcty/X. C
FrankHn Coo* X. a
Botouia CauOto X. C
Xooro County/d. C.
Cohuatoa CatoW. N. C.
Scotkad Coaa* X. C.
Waka Coonty, a. C.
Halifax Co maty. M. C.
lokaaton Ouatol. M. C.
Warraa Ciaadyi X. C.
BranaadHt OaMy. Va.
Surry Cooky, Va.
i*u of w%to, V
a ■ a it. aa ik
lurnuuu amendment unu
IN THE SENATE.
Attar Ftra Dtp at Btttm Mala
l»»H •*>•*» tfc* AtlWty
t»W tN» Um Mat* —Tinililir
Ntf family vfciek
kt Miu'louk at P
1 limit, at
ika Ant aaaa
■ambaw af tba family
Is taka tka aaO-typhaid
Panhaal and Lacal Nowa Cow
pnhl ttoa Poop I* Yao
Him B«» Loototor of w,
fcNMI to ponding thto o«afc «U
Iwr giaadporooU Mr. tad Mia. Mp.
Hr. William Stephana*. and dengfc.
tar, Ktiah, of Angler r-‘
through town Friday.
Mr. Canon Hoaoycatt ato haa
bean rpondlng the enamor at Moat
Mountain, for hto haakh, to hooao far
a taw daya.
Mtoa Baby Stanley, of Poor Onto,
to ban to pond tho win tor with too
Mr. B. H. Stanley of Cto-‘til
V. C. to «pending a few daya ton.
Dr. C. 0. Fequoy ratoraod to 11
laata. Go., Monday morning to re
amwu Ma atodioa la tho Atlanta Den
daughter. Mabel. of Maaabtn, an
'*M*tog Mm Herring* paraata. Mr.
and Mia. C. L anna. 8r.
*m ino. A. MeMaanea af Dmr
kam, who M vltKing bar paraata Mr.
•ad Mia. R. M. Byrd, laavaa Bator
day far Wathlagtoa. M. C. which
place wO be bar fatara beaae. m bar
We are vary glad to laara that Mr.
aad Mr*. WUUa Byrd af I
are gain* to wave to_
Mia. Della Gardner af naa i
speal the weak aad with bar Mala
and aant Mr. aad Mia. J. a
Memrv Danny k
flak af WIIMow ,
la trwa with frlaada.
MM* Ethel Caata who to la acbeal
at Duet laatftata, laM(k *peat
Batarday might with bar par Mir Mr.
aad Mm E M. Caata.
flcbaol will opaa Oat. 14 th.
Mr. Btaart Manna af MM
Craak paaud Omagh Caata Mat Wad.
n today an hM way to Waka Futat
Mm Chanda Waal wa la Mai
A eery tore* crowd Cnw hwi Rij
tended the NwWrt Beptiet Amtea- ]
Bon at Bethel, floaday. 1
Mr. C. K. t.Wr.ea ad Spartan ]
bwrg 8. C. was to terra Saturday.
Mr. aad Mm T. V. Stewart, W. W. j
Wifgtes aad Mtaaaa Mate aad lea ■
Stewart spent last Tkarndny aad Fri
day to Durham.
Mr. U U Loeiaooa spent a law
days last weak to Ototem
Mtae Hnttia Stiphirwni a< Wood
bore, N. C-, spent Saturday Right
whh Mias Antes Mean.
8 C spa at Saturday aad Sunday
Mr. P. P. Papa of Goldsboro was
in town Sunday.
STORAGE HOUSES FOR IWUT
POTATOCS SBOOMING FOFU
Raleigh. N. C„ Sopi. SOU—
Though ths prmnt era* ad wwaat po
Utoos in North CaroSaa to erwuwhte
below no renal, morn farmers Shan
ever before ate planning to bnfld
proper storage hsossa fan hoagtag
the prod act peer winter. The short
age of too crop hee only aasphootood
the noed far good ssaserratisn.
Heretofore abate half tha want po
tato crop has bean late boaawoo of tba
storage to beaks, dngotea, and proa
Last yaw, to sates cases, Isom af
t peer to par cant ware repeated te
> Mr. W. M. Halt, State Bortiualtertrt
• To orateotea these lasaas, the Mela