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POLK COUNTY ITEWS, TRff ON, NORTH CAROLINA
THE WORLD OVER
IMPORTANT HAPPENINGS OF THIS
AND OTHER NATIONS FOB
. SEVEN DAYS GIVEN '
(HE NEWS 0fTHE SOUTH
What It Taking Place In Tha 8outS
land Will Be Found In
Revolution is likely to follow in the
wake of prohibition, says Rev. G.
Campbell Morgan, of London, England,
who is visiting in Syracuse, N. Y.
The estimated requirements of the
Additional -information -regarding
the murder of F. ; J. Roney and Earl
Boles, Americans, has been received
by the etate department tending to
show that the men were killed by fed
eral soldiers and not by bandits as re
ported by the Mexican government.
An appeal to the American people
to extend aid to seven million Aus
trians threatened with anrchy and
death by starvation during the winter
has been forwarded to Washington by
Baron Eichoff, -who is head of the
Austrian peace delegation. Baron Ei
choff says the representatives of the
allied and associated powers in Paris
are fully aware of the terrible distress
by which Austria is actually afflicted.
He says the United States is the only
country which can ameliorate the con
dition. Resolutions endorsing the treaty of
versames and denouncing, as unpatri
otic the attitude of senators who
would defeat it directly or by nullify
ing reservations, were nnsmimnn
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adopted bv tha
United States government, not includ- mmmUfna i .. ; . . T
' ".wvo iu Bcsxinn m WacH1tltnn
!;fy?in?.f0r to! 'ailrad admiaH The RePublican leadership of the sen!
ate was denounced. Reviewing the
legislative record , of the two Wilson
administrations and the manner in
wnicn tne war was won, the resolu-
t ration for thft riOTt fianal root wava
- Aluvui yoai tt vi w
placed at five and a quarter billion
dollars by Congressman James W.
Goode.of Iowa, chairman of the house
committee, in a statement at Chicago
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A - TO LEAVE S
" ' '! J ( fir fx'4 " YORK WITHIN a ce-w.
H 1 BRINQ TROOPS Br
woovHvm nY vvvr ' ' with
r " 1 (J l W.:tv . XV.;.- '. i. " 5 I
ywv... . r.-.A.V,-- I " '
before the Illinois Manufacturers' As
It is announced that Jack Dempsey
and George Carpentier of France will
meet in the ring some time in the
spring at Tiajuana, Lower California,
Miss Anna Manson, 24 . years old,
known as "Starlight, Sylph of the So
viets," recently sent to Ellis Island
. for deportation," is so eloquent of
speech on the doctrines of free love,
free thought, free speech and equal
distribution of speech, that her cap
tors were hypnotized, and missed the
regular ferry to the island. She was
later individually escorted . by one of
New York's most courtlv Aeteotivoo
r r . w v v
Grover Bergdoll, one of two Phila
delphia brothers accused of draft
dodging and who have been sought by
the police for the -last two years, was
arrested in his mother's home, and
taken to the Philadelphia federal build
ing. International officers of the United
Mine Workers of America will go be
fore ; the commission appointed by
President Wilson to arbitrate final
settlement of the controversy between
the miners and operators with the
backing of the rank and file of the
miners of the country as a result of
action at Columbus, Ohio, of the re
convened convention of the miners'
No promises of immediate reductions
m food prices as the result of the dis
solution agreement between the gov
ernment and the packers is seen by
Attorney General Palmer. He has
made an explanation of the circum
stances, leading up to the settlement.
He states that lower prices must come
from competition, or else our whole
meory or democratic competition
Two hundred Ukrainians registered
for armyuservice in their native land
jn a memorial service and mass meet
ing held in Cleveland. This brought
the total number of volunteers In
Cleveland awaiting transportation to
three thousand. .
.tion expressed gratification that the
president was regaining health after
a breakdown "due to his efforts for
Complete co-ordination of all gov
ernmental agencies, together vith an
awakened congress has given the
campaign to rid the nation of radicals
a broader aspect The attorney gen-
ciais department is engaged in a hot
pursuit after all radicals all over the
Copies of a plan for all American
industry, modelled after the Plumb
plan for the railroads, captioned "An
laausmai Program by ' Glenn E
Plumb,", are being circulated in Wash
ington, and some of them have been
'u'cu government circles. Very
briefly the plan proposes for all
American industry the system of tri
partite railroad control advanced some
time ago, with the backing of the W
railroad, brotherhoods, and which, it
its een announced, will be -made an
issue at the electiona v
Receipt by the state department of
advices that two more American oil
men, F. J. Roney and Earl BowA
had been murdered by Mexicans- ,m
the Tampico district of Mexico, has
Mceu snowed by instructions
One of the rSXS 1!?Z?
mulcted by the Germans. S-New nboSi. i r." . recovering from the ruin
5 m tue ; xiermannstrasse, Berlin.
lemont on the Meuse. 2
RS REVIEW OF
President Wilson and Bryan Split
on Ratification of the
V Peace Treaty.
grafted that their utterances, or at
ea those of Mr. Hays, gave a defin-
ue. maicatlon of the
next ReDUbllcan nomlnPA
ror-he presidency would stand. As
sunng' that, this Is true, the main
plaka of that platform will deal with
lab and Industrial relations and with
theradicals who seek to overthrow
thf&overnment A fair summary of
the propositions with which the party
matflbe expected to go before the peo
ple $iis year Is :
LATTER ADVISES COMPROMISE thmoeZlf ...
;il - '-'vov iciauvuo utr-
twe capital and labor with Justice
to b-')th and also to the third side of
the ijlangle, the public.
Sympathetic hpln for- hnctnoco H
v V.ui3f u wv
antagonistic curtailment, as part of
me onomic readjustment.
when they announced that plans were
NO FURTHER NEED FOR tl
Departure of Am.i
Will Bo Left Alone to 8to
Advancing Bolshevik Hor
iue American troops from S
the a i
the Czechoslovak forces
,has been reached fcy the AmericaM
ernment. . Q caiS
The troops wereient to SiljJ
accord with an agreement
oues, japan and th
tente powers to aid the Czech
tuc oioenan railroad.
When tA i .
being formed to oust from their union ed. bee "s
every member .who beIoced to ,. v v.: com"itt:
American Legion. Of course such been.n n"" !'"!ns' i
silly action cannot hurt the legion In the Zt w,ore li H
wi'i ima iiiuue ciear. rno nnmnoaa i , uu i
.oy(a, organized labor and of the eral (TeT wuT'foIl'15' MaJor
on are in full accord, tt
. wixi ioiiow as sooif
Chief Executive Urges Issue Be Sub
mitted to,:Pcople and Nebraskan
OpposesSaH Francisco Cap
tures Democratic National
merits in War
on Reds. '
ion are in run accord. How much
longer will union labor of Chicago per-
uiii uie reas to lead it about by the
As for Berger of Wisconsin, he de-
mieu presenting himself for a seat in
congress, and issued the boast that if
ne were again excluded he would be
suvernor or Wisconsin and
then ffO tO V)lsMn(rnn e. 4.
There seemed small likelihood that
La can oe made available t
vessels are expected to leavP'vl
muim a iew aaj's.
With the departure of the A?
cans, Japan will be left flinn.
in the efforts to stem the east
march rt th vii ...
BREST IS EVACUATED BY
THE AMERICAN TROOP
Stng repressive measures against S Tm . thUSh RePi:esentave Mann tr0Ps quartered at the military J
I.VYW.-ism and other forms of ex. ? ,IH noIs caused some surprise by at Brest arrived here on the trLS
. r ... I IIIMTHrinrf thnf K. rt ,j I fl .
.t 11C vkouiu oppose Sum-1 wurge
By EDWARD W. PICKARD.
Predictions of a great snlit In thp
Amor . - . "-" i . "" u;, wiLii wiiuam jen-
urep ho M y m MexICO c"y to nings Bryan leading the revolt against
wMST 8nm?ntt0 take Pres,dent Wilson's policies, came to
SSSrTiS ? V bring abUt the the Verge of 1 ffilment at the big
ed?ers Phment of the mur- Jackson .day dinner in Washington
No lrth , . Thursday evening. Sensational devel-
aliens S deortf 1011 radical opments had been expected, and they
MSe?JShertfkeii Until 1116 ex Came- The PresIdt sent a letter In
penment with the tranf?nr nf whlrh u w. . -
the firt g i , "1Ut iv:ij mis uemana ior
?0V .et aik' is completed, it ratification of the peace treaty with-
T . -Jr 6 ccmmissioner-generai ont changes that would alter its mean-
TirTm u ne vote the Su- wg, strongly condemned the Lodge
Bw?dPfSP?el? the right of rSerVatins and urged that entire
in ff ?6 lnt021cating liquors, Issue be referred to the people at the
m so iar as applied to
tremijm which advocate overthrow of
ie present lorln of government
Eft;ient and honest administration.
Nojjaxes which kill Initiative. Ade
quate taxes, but none for extrava
gance A pn for spreading payment of the
war ojbt over a long period of years.
ujiiaue reaerallzatlon of Indus-
xo.k. ine last continent J
irttsnmeton. ShP ,
marv nropppdintro 1..,. -1 Q7 . UI0-s-i
. & A4 iuc ciuusion or I " wuivcib, war workers and
the convicted Socialist. lans. and 615 tronrv, .
w zones legislature started its VIOLENT STORMS IN FRANirr
session bv dpnvfno- thau 4. A I ... 1 m i-RANCE
'"tr, vA.ii. oatS iu live
socialists. A resolution was passed
questioning whether they could be
iw.vai to tneir oaths of office
stronfederal regulation, but not gov-
No -toleration of attempts to arrav
groupgalnst group, section against
sectiogor sect against sect.
Bacg to the Constitution In times
of pec&e. . , :
Genial Wood handled" ithe reds
WlthOUI frl0VP no mti.h 1
tti; ... . " -'cvuuu. i vr 0 ""b'u uuve oeen px-
Validity of thn farai fr Ttrn .. tuwpiU -m- i . u ex
bition constltntinoi auui- uuuressing tne huge r, carers vigorously ap-
TrZT?1 amendment and fathering of leaders, challenged Mr- plaud such epigrammatic sentenrP,
INTERRUPTED WIRE SERVICE
New York. Violent tm k
tries 0,d active. subhTs 'o act subject to the .nstrucl eaph sIce betwee Tp'' ,
stronuifedeml ro-,,i..i k... ... "ons of the Socialist rn h k. oetllreen France ul
speaker ordered them bWgWTefore CoZd
the bar of the house. Th tm..f .... -.- . ' " ? . .C?L dela.T
5i;(,icu, it is saia.
They must now
prove their fitness to occupy their
seats before a special tribunal of the
assembly. Only six assemblymen
voted in their favor.
COTTON DESTROYED WHEN 1WL
CONFEDERATE ARSENAL BURNS.
"Thgblg issue today Is, first and
portions Of thfi Vnlctoo i nm, 49
its PnfnrnimV - auecung "un s treaty policy and his utter
lllnCfement was nt involved, but Ues gave assurance that he and .hi.
piu.on was regarded as swPon;nD followers win fif foremoft : mninton. .
and to Ipavo lutia & f , . ujouh iu uie i , ,,ttu,-c a iaw ana or-
"wet adherpnt,, Pe among the fin!sh ln the Democratic convention if der- -rP for constituted authority'
The statP H ..' "e .wuueninea tne action r "lcl,tt lutf or a government nn-
. a ; " ---"CUu nas Deen in- w me itepuoiican majority in the .?en-
oclIUtt Aia.xne famous old Cos-
oiscuai nere, used In recent
years as a cotton warehouse, wa3 it-
DMUJ'eu y nre last night with a lost
fcsumated at approximately $70,000
Southern states business conditions statA. OL. from tne United ate whil needing Its right to die-
f a -
r.icuecieQ m tne report of the di
rector general of railroads show mark
.ed activity, with the railroads unable
to meet all requirements for box
cars and open-top cars, but with the!
Biiuauon improving. Tidewater coal
dumping shows a substantial de
crease, due to car shortage and the
let-up of shipping incident to the hol
COI1SU1 at Mazatlan Hr : tnto . , ..
that Warrv v r , to, ocuics course, ana contln-
v, crew or tho IUUSI raCP THa RitnotJnn no I t
United ?tnfoc . oi me uie,suuanon as it is. As,Qr tne reds, let's
comoke arre Po" We must either secure such compro-' out. 1ey grow only n
be? 12 after 1 TMaZaUan' Novem- S1SGS aS may be possible or Preent where f4rmnen Is Um
uvr alter a street ffp-h wtu the sna , .. mw - s UU1
Mpvot, v, w"n
'. "rtU. oeen sentenced to twn course would mean a delav of nt loncf
the issue to the country. The latter
7.-"Tr.r'0"UJfea y an earth.
der thf Constitution.
Giv labor American leadership.
Dont low It to drift Into the hands
of anahlstic, red leaders!
as jpr the reds, let's stamp them
IV , V coward,y lot, assassins and
murderers often, cowards fliwflVfi
tlem go the L W. W.: their"
Though the reds are having such fr
difficult time in America, as much
louuul saia concerning Russia.
Over there they are sweeping ahead in
a way that is most disheartening-to
their antagonists. The soviet I
have smashed their way through the WATER SHORTAGE IN NORFOLK,
guiles or ueniKine and reached the VIRGINIA IS GROWING ACUTE
oc oi azov at Taganrog, and are
rmfihlnr l a. . I. XT -
i. lHLa east and west, urioix, va. city sprinklers, rail-
BUUU ueing in mil W1A& cars ana private artesian
COntmi OT Oil o..4-V -ri . I -rrrn . .
v. ltussla A1- were pressed into service to
ready they are threatening Odessa and sul7 Norfolk with drinking water
reports from -Moscow sav thp and. until thp. w,
Jtdessa are fleeing, though afro Proves, water wIU be rationei
brand la treason.
The government's camDaiern to riri
the nation of more than three thousand .to official report given 'out
Of the Communist
and Communist Labor parties, arrested
in the recent raids, promises to be
a long drawn out fight, department
of justice officials declare.
A dramatic story of eight months
hardship as a prisoner in a Mexican
bandit, camp was told by Mrs. r.nr
Lee Sturgis, a Virginian, before'' a
senate committee investigating the
Mexican situation.'. Mrs. Sturgis told
of her mother's death from starva
tion after the plantation had been
looted by the bandits, and how she
had been forced to go into the hills to
cut wood and of a long tramp to an
other camp with a- secret message
from bandits to bandits sewed in tho
sole of her shoe. '
Arguments on the constitutionality
of the farm loan act have been be
gun in the Supreme court and will be
concluded shortly. The proceedings
are the first involving the validity of
lt't0i fea? tne Supreme court.
. Rhode Island's and Kentucky's .rat
ification of the federal . woman suf-
SL611??? brings tne numb
of stetes which bave accepted it to
enty- our. " Ratification by twelve
?Zl l? JB nfcclssary before the
amendment becomes effective
fourteen months and then success only
m tne case of our securing a two
thirds majority of the senate." The
party, said Mr. Bryan, cannot afford
to shnr with tVo 'D.-un
2.000 casein. " , r"4 :.i..7.r - """"cans respon
se than one thon;n7;vrirC1Uains l'U""yIOf, IUrtner dela and cannot When ty get oyer thJ "
ing to officio, ?u accorl- ueiore tne country on the issue that HteratiiiH of thp
at such an appeal would nrpSpnt tt. hnn 1S ea in tneir
: oy Presidftntim n -f " .r "c : liS mem with the Htpr.
Headquarters frowi uuuuu V " as io repudiate art!
officS in'the ". the reser-
of disturbance, -r V" I11 cc"ier " aruexe' SS: "If we
JVev, got ta follow up Qur Jmrai
gratlon iore closely.X Why not in
Si newcomers ln Americanism?
at Teocolo was ki, r"::..rOD :n:",u, lo. PaIr the right of
and the i
T11LIJHIIV oil i . .
. - Vilc i utus -m the " "w can wp inctot
injured Peace or war when the time for action.
81trrnnnl,V . . . J-1
destrovPd r?l Wre flooded OI mr ob"gaon to go to
uunared dead are
reported at Barranza, near Couztlan
At least a dozen towns and villages in
tally T f J6 CrUZ have been
tally or partialy destroyed; Calca
tualco. with 200 in habitants is re
Ported to be entirely 3 re'
o o"icu. i j ' uiiiiseii is a m
wuica occur. Ulrt" ever, and it mon
Wilson will be compelled
wept me Diapp nf ctn,i.j . -
near the voloarirt T Motf " ru,U4IU nearer. His
w w. iri. i - . -v. a uiaue lift roTai.A rt x .
cepted w&h alacritv Z, . ac;
thp y.c. A- u,aucuse OI
-"v- i cua -.Mum me-
war on them Is ex
tending tllengths wh, ".
to nress npo ..v.t -ramg
T vuuiisnea at Beljrradft
ing "tne'leTn"8 l manifeants,
before tnt nT bUrgeois assembled
riS fc palace and touted "Long
Live the Republic! .s
Kins- "w"u vvun the
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hftrrt law "'.:" UUUU1S 'W Of Jalflna n,r- . w SOUtn ol
w . - an.d adJurant1helm---- r- en over:
nidPntirr 11TIaae?3 beore the. a 7,; ! aisturbances and
- -o.ixi uct lirn nPYt roil ti. ..
only recess, looked for is a brief one
in summer when the national party
convention are .session.
able domestic and international prob
Jjm await the attention of congress
TlPiPartiSaa POliUcs ot coming
elecUon prominenUy to the fore. P
MUcal speeches of entlal
leconmmber8 f Congress tar
flection are- expected to flood the
,"'"a"! uo Iorf?e or value except as
it does impair .the independence of
congress?" r OI
lt remains to be seen whether Mr
T ht? $eTe enUgh of a "ow
ing to bring about a real split in the
S,-He is'a potentican!
red in many narts nf iwIv . wiie r:!, , 11 ""-be President
i ..-- "ic,u,- i no I ""wu win iip rnjYiriQiirwi .
neater or the disturbanro ."IT 8am to ac-
have been near the yo, SL. WTZZ'
:f.D.4.- J,-. M-ate that the ". 'TO,Ce tWS
urnz Buffered more th.n S.n F .., .. . ' , sort. aM!oine'f th. -
Although seismic cratlc natlnT. tDe as figt as th.; " T" !ars:
bv immfiiM c cjLuminea
uy immirration rommiwt
More than a hundr . . T "f'?e Pttc'a: coast metronnii. K . e ng sent the Allan-
been killed or wounded ,n '"T iZSl .t and e of thi 1- ?. .sland
1 "an'f?3 Sofia, accord some ri"n.wlrt ts , them, V One nf thl . . te " '
t " . -Lns is the hierh- L iisph n-itL." camps is
eZer.PaW;.-a convention; wHose- At the time of
fnVif J - convention was set
for Monday, June 28, three weeks after
thejiepublican convention meetfin
The national committee backed un
President Wilson by adopting resolu
tlons indorsing the tretv ,fJ?,?,IU:
and. denouncing as ppTJ
tltude of senators who are LZl
defeat It o, to qualify it ?Ll
they are Dve allorrs daily beine the allotment
defend thpfi- it for each fa mil v
T iL.i vilj, . .
7 l"e,r Progress eastward the bol-
shevlsts are said to have taken the im- MONEY CONTINUES TO FLOW
portant railroad town of Krasnovedsk FOR SOCIALISTS' DEFENSE.
v,aspian, and this, if true, will
mipn Tf i . .
t t . e way to north Persia. w JforK. Money to aid in tied
th w"uua xne rear Is expressed that rnse of five socialists suspended by
mee2LI, i !! able t0 overcome the the assembly continue to flow into the
small British forces In Persia and the socialist party headquarters
poorly organized native .rrrvuvn It fa
.... CQi, rr-u . . r I -ioi-wu tue socialists UJ
ic isery fine to picture America ZTZ "uu: a"er wnic1 they might seek t6 retain Charles E. Hughes
as tte.rguge of the oppressed of the ? T , f try. Plead their cause before the assent
wortd bgt there is danger , in making iZ "kely' alS0' that tt Jiary- committee.
Americahe dumping ground for the 5,lsh,evJstt " capture Baku on the - :
giea ou center. 5.000 quarts wuicev .
one setback which the soviet SEIZTD at.wii'm.t nri
"-.inintru was in Thp
or tne world. We've trot
"ii "ur immigration
needs m'ivr-c, i ...
fhnn-TZ'-mu soon have
TTT"' be so classed by
since the venr
opened th agents of the departme
nightly ra-ds on th v. . J
Rnrto : , "auquarters, re
iaite IS CnVBrinn i -
Bites. :' :Thirtv.fn, .tuese I0rmer
UUU1PR ha1 1
recovprprt u oeen
m , -""r" "e news
. Acuceio. intPncja
Cordoba and OmVa Ho canis of
1firk8lCl:b ' te Dutch
liament haH rim?.,)
tie cabinet a mem7rTH presenti to
.at.it is nordTsSfearH
request former Emperor wnr
0Mj'.to retr?rw .'r.,?
tantheJtr,pU?bliCanS aIs had an Por
tant gathering, earlier in the week
when the party leaders of the 14 mM
western state Hpii .
wow , 0757525- ;
presidential nomination, and Nation i
firman Hays were chUfS
a big dinner, and U wag taken tol
writing xrC ' ' AC tn time of
wnting Miirtens. spif.i ,
dnt fi.v, "''" amoassa-"
dor from he soviet government of
Russia. wi . still at laree thrtnK v
auth-oritiewere searcISf h m
believing wm to be the 4al B
ICfl. TTJe i
"SfSi has been in control of
the distribution of bolshevist money
and propaganda. money
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The Chicago Federation of t hn.
doesn't yetljee the Heht a - OP
meetino. -f iignt. At a recent
tlng it;. adopted a resolution de
, & xtias on the red
Sit!l1??tV."?t-rartnff'tol'- Wilmington. Del. - Mye thonsand
the Esthonfpn 'VT I arr?n h Qrts of high grade whiskey, valued
PrfefwHr3? S With the at 575 000 and to be consigned to
DVln" NeW York 'rom Baltimore by motor ,
diltrii whth t 7ard n Letsalla. a truck were seired here under a law
district which Letvia claims. prohibiting transportation through tbe
nn,tt . state of intoxicating liquors in excess ,
cid thPT C0UnCil ,n Pade- of one quart at-a-time. Some of the
Sp trT f ficati'of whiskey,, liquor dealers say. is worth
the treaty of Versailles should take ?20 a quart
place on Saturday. January 10. in the ' :
French foreign office, but at this time RUSSIAN REDS CLAIM THEY
eraldstatyesninhtLT'f0V, tte SCT" Lni capture of 25.400 pri
1!.lI.-Tlb,I:, mn b " claimed in an official st
amer;'ar.!! LT.V. 'Ssuea . soviet govern.
last much lons-er " ut muscow; giving details of the resnis
Wi "aucvjK. operations. on the soaur
The full Prf0nf . . um, Between Dectmber Zi ai
tha " tvT c uamage done January 9.
!fJ?It!?"f.earth,,ak n southern The 'soviet ttn.t .... tt 650
he is ent tletr4? u1 to wh,ch
painte union were applauded
Mexico probably -e,,
III lttmany thousands of
tnJ;., Zl'S and ""serous small
ere wipea out Thp Htct.K
finna . . . u'ul"
r..:",.!! about Orizaba, an
wvuo.vunujr active volcano.
Again the United St too -
has' been compelled r,,:;!1
tion of PrsidentT rn,r1:
"i .Ainencan citizens. Three
asked ?tT aDd Mexlco Is
asked to use every; means of bringing
..ee U died forth ta 2:
cannon, 50 boml) throw fers, 11 tanks.
bso machine guns. and enormous quan
tities of military supplies also ere
THE COMMISSION OF CRIME
PARTLY STOPPED IN CHICAGO
Chicago. More than 600 alleg
criminals police characters and rag
lwnds were in Jails and crime in'Cbi
eaco has been temporarily nullified W
the police departments two day drire
Approximately 25 per cent of those ar
rested were identified as 'men with
records,. the police said.
Pot, the first time Us, many weeks
not a hold-up was reported from noon
Sunday until midnight and only
automobiles were stolen.