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CHAPTER i-oia Hilary Kingston,
starting with Socialism, drifts Into an
archy, and gathers round him In the hall
above the village of Wofflngham a band
of accomplished desperadoes who rob
the rich. Incite seditions and arm tha re
bellious. His motherless daughter, Elinor,
Is raised to fine living and wrong think
ing, to no law and no Christ
CHAPTER ll—ln an attack on the Ag
rarian bank messenger, old Hilary Is
killed, but Is not suspected of complicity.
Boroday brings tha body home to the
CHAPTER Hl—Ward, assistant rector
of St. Jude's. makes a call of condolence
on Elinor, who consents to have her fath
er burled from St. Jude's In the odor of
sanctity. The chief of police recognizes
Boroday and Is suspicious.
CHAPTER IV—After the funeral the
band meet at the hall and agree to go on
aa before, Elinor acting In her father's
stead. Huff asks Elinor to marry him
and she consents, though she does not
love him. Boroday la arrested and threat
CHAPTER V—Boroday In Jail, Talbot
Flans a raid on the Country club. The
rlendshlp between Ward and Elinor
ripens to something deeper. She envies
him his faith.
CHAPTER VT—Huff burns St. Jude's
Sarlsh house. Elinor offers to help re
ulld it and Is angry with Huff.
CHAPTER Vll—Huff plans to rob
Ward of the money collected to rebuild
the parish house. Elinor objects and Huff
CHAPTER VlH—Mrs. Bryant, who has
lost a valuable pear-shaped pearl In tha
Country club robbery, tries to poison
Ward's mind against Elinor: (78,000 la
subscribed toward the rebuilding of the
pariah house. Elinor drops the Bryant
pearl Into the almsboz near the church
CHAPTER IX—Talbot tells Elinor that
the chief of police demands of Boroday
the Bryant pearl as the price of his free
dom. By anonymous letter they advise
the chief where to And It. Elinor tries
to dissuade Huff from robbing Ward of
the church money, but only makes Huff
CHAPTER X—Elinor calls Ward to
her and In despair tella him that she Is
head of a band of thieves and warns him
of the plot to rob him. As Ward Is on
his way home from tha hall Huff shoots
CHAPTER Xl—The chief of police re
covers the Bryant pearl and releases Bor
oday. Ward 1B taken to the hall. In all
her troubles Elinor finds herself alone
and turns to a higher power for help.
Boroday comes to the hall and advises
Elinor to leave. The chief sees him leav
ing the hall and shadows him. Boroday
sends Huff to the hall to hide the Jewels.
CHAPTER Xll—Huff bids Elinor good
by. She leaves her home. A year later
Ward meets Boroday In England and
learns that Elinor also may be there. He
finds her In St. Paul's, London, kneeling
and In tears. Ward tells her he loves
her and she* promises to go with him.
"And your Ood shall be my God," aha
~,.£T!Wyw CHAPTER XI.
The chief sent for Boroday early tha '
"You've turned the trick all right,"
he said, grimly smiling.
Boroday, aa Immaculate as ever, set
tled his tie.
"Sit down," said the chief. "Now
that you know you're going, I suppose
you're, not In any particular hurry."
Boroday ran his hand over his silky
"I should like to get to a barber."
"There Is no great hurry, now," said
the chief, when Boroday was comfort
ably settled and smoking ond of his
eternal Busslan cigarettes, "I wish you
would tell me why you disposed of
that pearl the way you did. It wasn't
quite up to our agreement, you know.
It was to be given to me and I was to
return it Instead of that I had to
make a wild-goose chase out Into the
"Ah I" said Boroday, 'lnto the coun
The chief, who was accustomed to
reading faces,watched Boroday closely.
But If there was a tightening about the
Busslan's eyes, It was very faint.
"You know blamed well," said the
chief peevishly, "Just where I had to
go to get that thing. And you know >
blamed well also that on Sunday after
noon I always play poker. It was—
well, Inconsiderate, to say the least."
*• Boroday smiled.
1 "I am exceedingly sorry that yoti
were put to any trouble about It," ha
loid. „ "But as you may understand, I
have not yet seen my—friends, and of
He shrugged his shoulders. The chief
wag skeptical of his Ignorance, never
the less. He humored what he chose
to consider Boroday's whim. First he
gave him the note which he had re
ceived by special delivery the day be
fore. Quick as %e was, pie Russian
could not quite conceal his astonish
"In the alms box!" said the chief.
"Somebody with a sense of humor had
"I Shall Till My Confrere*."
charge of this little affair. Bryant li
senior warden, It aeema, in this church, i
It «u etorer."
L, Jttoroday passed the tetter t4
"I shall tell my confreres. It Is quite
Tbe chief was smoking a large cigar.
Unlike the police chief of fiction und
the drama, he did not speak itroutul
the cigar, but carefully removed it, not
out of respect to his visitor, biit out ot
deference to a good cigar. Now he
leaned toward Boroday.
"Either," he said slowly, "It was
clever, or It wus necessary."
But the Russian had himself well In
hand. He only smiled.
_\ "It has occurred to me," the chief
went on, "that that little town has been
pretty busy lately. There was that
matter of the country club, you know,
and last Thursday night the parish
houss burned down."
"Tea," said Boroday, politely.
"And now something else has hap
pened and—" Suddenly the chief beat
his desk with his fist—"l am pretty
sick of It."
Under perfect control as he was at
critical moments, the Russian's hands
had a way of twitching. So now he
flicked the ash from his cigarette and
was politely Interested.
"What happened last night?" he In
quired. | k
"I think you know. If you don't,
IH tell you. Yesterday morning a
tremendous collection wus taken up at
the church of Saint Jude's to build a
new parish house In place of the one
that burned down. The rector has
been away; the assistant rector took
charge of the money."
. ' "I see."
"Of course you see. What I would
like to know Is why you fellows—"
Boroday spread out his hands In his
"I fear you give me great credit. I
do not deserve it."
" —Why you fellows," the chief went
on resolutely, "waited to do this job
until the rector, who Is old and in
firm, had gone away and left a husky
young assistant In his place. And that
Isn't all I want to know."
"In any wny that I can assist you—"
"What the devil do you mean,'
yelled the chief, "by shooting a man
down and then going away und leav
ing the money in his pockets? It's—
It's crude—lt's wasteful!"
The Russian's fingers twitched in
spite of him. The chief saw It nnd
smiled under his heavy mustache.
"Do you mean tbut somebody shot
this—cr—assistant you speak of? Thai
Is rather sud. Was there —much
"Seventy-eight thousand dollars,"
said the chief, and put his cigar back
In his mouth. "There Is a story be
hind It, Boroday, and it's that story 1
am going to get. I'm warning you bo
cause you've played pretty square with
me. I needed that pearl in my busi
"All right, chief," ho said. "I am
sorry about young Ward. I hope h«
"He wasn't killed," replied the chief,
"And I haven't said his name wag
Ward. If you haven't had your break
fast yet, we might breakfast together,
I overslept and haven't had time for
• • • * • • •
Ward came back to consciousness In
the great four-poster bedstead In
which old Hilary Kingston had lain In
state. He felt very little puln and no
curiosity at all as to his surroundings,
only an overwhelming lussltude aud
weariness "of life. Something—some
thing that mattered very much hnd
gone ont of existence, tie could not
remember what It was.
There was a uniformed nurse by tho
bed. He had a curious antipathy to
asking her anything. He hud made
a promise of secrecy to someone—
Toward evening he had managed to
evolve out of hi 4 reviving conscious
ness some faint memory of what hud
happened to him. He remembered that
he was walking down a bill and that
ho had fallen forward. For quite u
bait-hour, late In the afternoon, he
struggled to remember why he had
gone down the hill.
Then he got It He had been up at
the hall to see Elinor. It was Elinor
who had gone out of his life. Elinor!
He slept very little during the night,
and as his fever rose, he called the
nurse "Elinor," and begged her fran
tically to tell him tltut something was
"Of course It Is not trne,'* said the
nurse, who was accustomed to being
called various things.
"Con did not meun It at all?" He
eyed her wistfully. The nurse was
large and plain, with a wide, lint face.
"Ton, with the eyes of a snlnt," said
poor Ward, "to try to tell me that you
are wicked. I ice that It Is Impos
sible. 1 think I can sleep now."
The nurse put her band, which was
large and 111-shaped but very light and
tender, on his head. And so ho went
When he was quite settled, the ntirse
went out Into the hall where Elinor
was sitting on a straight chair. Hhe
had sat there almost all of the time
since Ward was (Burled up the night
"He Is sound asleep," she sal'l urnll-
Ingly. "H« thinks I am someone
named 'Elinor,' and he calls me that.
As my own name la Sarah, it's rather
Ward *al been shot on Stindny
night. By the following Wednesday
he was oat of danger.
On that same Wednesday the rector
of Saint Jade's brought himself and
his rheumatism hack to his parixh.
For three days Elinor had hardly
slept or eaten. Never once hud she
been In Ward's room, bat always, day
»i'd QiS>& "IK waajmt mttllte. Who I
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GRAHAM, N. C., THURSDAY, AUGUST 30,1917
on thaCTTVklifesday"evening tEFdoctor
said Ward would live, she went' down
once more into her garden.
Many times during those three days
had Elinor tried to pray to Ward's
God and found herself voiceless and
Inarticulate. But now, out of the
depth of her great relief, came welling
the first prayer of her life. She stood
waist-deep among her phlox and lark
] spur. 1
| "I thank thee," she said. "I thank
thee." . . .
Nothing had been heard of Huff.
The assault on the assistant rector of
Saint Jude's had been of a line with
(the other mysterious happenings
| around the village. The little town
was hag-ridden with fenr. Extra con
stables had been sworn In, and from
the hall, during her long night vigils,
Elinor had seen mfiny lighted win
dows, where there had been but the
j The problem of her future began to
obsess her. It was plainly Impossible
to stay on hero —not that she feared
i exposure; she was quite pnst fear—
but the thought of going on with her
life was Intolerable. To meet Ward,
to see again the scorn and loathing In
his eyes, more than all, to continue to
deserve them—those were the things
that to Elinor seemed worse than
All the philosophy that old Hilary
had taught her fulled her now. The
; revolt of the Individual against laws
made for the ' masses—what had It
brought her but Isolation and grief?
Of what use was revolt? All must go
through the mills of the gods. She
knew that now. There were no ex
] ceptlons. And something else she had
learned: that if one la to live through
great crises one must have a higher
power to turn to for help. She had
felt It vaguely at the time of her fa
ther's death. Sitting outside Ward's
i door she had known It. Every breath
had been a prayer to something, she
knew not what, to save him.
| "I thank thee," she snld again.
I The phlox and lnrkspur quivered
about her as If under tho touch of a
j Boroday had been free for three
I days, but beyond a telephone message
! announcing his release she had hgard
! nothipg of him. Over the wire he had
advised extreme caution. She Judged
from that that things were not going
She knew that Huffs reckless crime
would demand a scapegoat. Tber
were bound to be arrests. All this
Elinor knew quite well. It was in such
an atmosphere that she had drawn her
earliest breaths —tho play of cunning
against cunning, wit against wit.
She did not send for Boroday. She
dared not. But because the intlmucy
betwe(S» her and the inlddlc-aged Rus
sian had always been very close, he
seemed to feel her need. And so, on
tbut Wednesday night, an hour or so
after midnight, he came.
Old Henrlette came down and
tapped softly at Elinor's door.
"Boroday," sho whispered. "Ho has
rung from the arbor."
That was one of old Hilary's de
vices: a hidden wire from tho arbor
to the house. It prevented collisions.
Unless otherwise summoned, no mem
ber of his band ever catne directly to
Elinor went out and found him
there. Ho bent over her hand and
kissed It, as was his custom, and then,
realizing that she was crying, he held
out his arms and she went Into them.
Very tender was the Itusslnn with her
that night, very fatherly. He put her
Into one of the arbor seats and sat
down beside her.
"Now tell me," he commanded,
"everything from tho start. It was
Walter, I know. But why?"
When she did not* speak, the Rus
"Jealousy, of course, but what mad
There In the arbor, with her hand
between Jwo of his, Kllnor sobbed out
the story of the pearl nnd her attempt
to return It, Huff's thrent against
Ward, Ward's evening visit, and tho
scene between them.; nnd last of all,
the shot that hud nenrly ended every
thing in this world for Ward nnd for
her. Boroday listened quietly; better
thnn old Hilary ever could, he under
stood. He hud been reared on an an
"He Is recovering?"
"And ho cares for yon, of course?"
"No. I think, perhaps, before he
"pahl" anld the lius»lnn. and rone.
"What sort of love Is that which
changes? I have seen the inau. If he
cared at all, he *tlll care*."
He stepped to tlfe door of the arbor
and drew a lon# lireath. Over on the
next bill, iWeplof through all this tur
moil, lay old Hilary. Under these same
Htartt Huff fled the law, Ward towed
on hi* bed, Elinor nut despairing and
a*haineil. What did It all mean? What
wan the answer?
Perhaps, bad he known It, old Hen
rique could have told him—Henrlette,
who had begun to measure her days
from tlit' end and not from the begin
ning, and who now mii t on the edge of
her bed mumbling. Between her fin
ger* she ran the . bead* of an old
rosary which she had found beneath
"I had thought," Bald Elinor wlstful
-Iy, "that If I could get away somewhere
and start all over again, perhaps some
day I might be good—like other wom
en. I can never go back to things an
they were before."
"No," said the Russian, "i can see
that. ISut make no mistake. Vou are
good as few are good."
"I could sell the house and—and I
do not want the Jewels. If only you
and the others would divide them."
l!ut Boroday would not hear of this.
To a certain extent lie was reconciled
to her going away. Things were clon
ing in on th« band. Before long they
would probably all hnve to separate. It
were better that Kllnor be In safety.
So for a long time they discussed
way* and means, available money, the
question of a home for old Henrietta.
"In some ways," Kllnor said, "I feel
b« though I am deserting him." She
glanced toward the graveyard where
old llllnry slept. "But all I can think
Of now Is to get away, to forget every
"When will they be able to move Mr.
"In a week, I should think."
"Then, In a week," Bald Boroday,
"where do you think of going, Elinor?"
"I hud hardly got so far. Anywhere
"We shall have to plan for you."
He picked up l)Is soft hat and Ell
"Good night, Elinor."
"Good night. I am always happier
for having seen you."
He watched her back to the house,
then went down the steps Into the
There had been a dinner at the
country club that night The chief had
attended It, unknown to hostess and
guests, to the extent of sitting In the
grillroom during the evening and care
fully watching the men who came and
went. Ho had dined quite alone in the
grill. From where he sat he could see
the dinner-party guests on the veranda.
There were noticeably few jewels to be
seen. Over his chop and lager beer
the chief smiled grltnly.
After that he shook dice for a short
time with a young Englishman named
Talbot, an Interesting fellow. Prom
hlta the chief got tho club view of the
"It's been coming to us for a long
time," said Tnlhot, shaking the dice.
"Long ago I advised some of the wom
en who had fnmogs pearls to have
copies made and keep the originals In
their bunks, but they disliked the Idea
of wearing Imitations."
"Then a woman Isn't satisfied to,
have a string of pearls; she must have
It announced in all the papers. Of
course crooks ail over the country read
about them, and naturally their fingers
"I understand," said the chief, "that
the Bryant peurl hun been recovered."
"Yes, and good work on the part of
the force," was Talbot's comment If
the chief smiled under his herfVy mus
tache, If there wus the faintest pos
sible twinkle In Talbot's eyes, who was
there to see?
Tnltiot took the chief down to the
station In his gray machine. They had
chatted very pleasantly. But Just oj£
poslte the steps from Elinor's garden
they blew out a tire. The car swerved,
suddenly throwing the light from the
lamps along the bank. Standing In the
shadows, and t!hus unexpectedly re
Talbot brought the car to a stop and
Jumped out. The Russian had gone
on down the hill.
"Awfully sorry," said Talbot "Looks
as If you'd have to walk down. Per
haps you will find another car to pick
"I shall rather enjoy the walk," said
the chief, eyes ahead in tho darkness.
"Whose place Is this?"
Talbot glanced up and around.
"I'm nfrald I don't know anything
about the village." He opened the tool
The chief took two or three steps
along tho road and turned. "About
here, wasn't It, that the Episcopal
clergyman was shot?"
"I cannot tell you that either. It was
somewhere along this road."
"Good night," sang tho chief cheerily,
and started down the hill.
Boroday had come out of the Hilary
Kingston place. He knew that Right
here, almost where he stopped, was
where Ward had been found. Then,
in spite of old Hilary's death, the band
was still using his house I Things were
closing up. Boroday tramped on down
the road. About one hundred yards
behind the chief followed.
Talbot, hammering at a recalcitrant
tire, filled the air with the abort, angry
raps of his hammer on the rim. . , .
Tho Russian had an almost uncanny
sense of pursuit More than once in
his life It had saved him, and now he
kftew bo was being followed. He made
no attempt whatever to throw his pur
suer off tho track, but went directly to
the station. There he got an evening
paper at the closing news stand and
glnnced over It standing under an arc
light. For all his engrossment he saw
quite distinctly the figure of the chief
as ho crossed the track and took up
his station behind a pillar of the traln
shed. Boroday was thinking hard. It
had been that unlucky swerving of a
machine on the bill that had betrayed
him. Ho knew that now. And he had
Just come out of tho Kingston place.
It was bad, very bad
liorodny rode all the way Into the
city with the chief a dor.en seats be
hind him. The chief did not follow
him home. He knew where ho lived,
and he could lay his hand on him when
he wanted him. He was going to want
him now pretty soon. The Russian
knew that. too.
When he had epfered his apartment
and turned on the light, he found Huff
standing by a window. The boy
ducked back ns the light went up.
For a moment the two eyed one an
other. Htiff was unshaven, sunkeu
eyed, dirty. Tho contrast bet ween this
wild-eyed t>oy and the tali Russian was
"Well?" said Huff defiantly.
"Sit down." Horoday'a tone was
kind. He went to a closet and got out
a bottle of vodka.
"When did you have anything to
eat?" „ I
"I am not hungrjk"
Nevertheless Boroday forced on him
a llttJo bread and meat
"I didn't know you were out until
tonight," Huff said at last, pushing his
"Where have yon been?"
"I'rlnklng my head ofT In a dive on
Fortieth street," said Huff savagely.
"I'm all right now."
"What got Into you, Walter? For
von to turn on us like that —to expose
everyone of us, as you have—"
"She was In love with him. I wish
I'd killed him."
Very patiently, Boroday told him I
what bad happened. Over the matter
of the Bryant pearl he passed as light
ly as he could. But Huff realized the,
ilgtilfieance of Elinor's placing It in
the almsbox. He went rather white.
"Wo would have got off with the
country club matter well snough, Tjut
this murderous frenzy of yours has
finished us all. We'll have to break 1
up and get away. I want you to go* i
out to Elinor'r tontcbt" _ I
rsk«-=ULM*-m ■eAJsefcsf I
"Bury Them in Old Hilary's Grave."
"1 tSI&k she wllT" said Boroday. "I
want her to get away the first thing In
the morning. Let her empty the vault"
He healtated. Elinor's fortune In
Jewels was becoming a menace/ Who
ever took them In charge was possibly
putting a halter around hla neck.
"Bring the Jewels to mo, If yoa
have a chance. If It aeems better, per
haps you'd better bury them out there."
"You might," said the Russian
thoughtfully, "bury them in old Hil
To be continued.
U.S. MAKES ANOTHER
LOAN TO THE SLAVS
AMERICA REAFFIRMS FAITH IN
FUTURE OF NEW RUSSIAN
LANSING IS NOW OPTIMISTIC
.tine. . i ij/.i.;; ■ c ,
Secretary of State Makaa Publio Nota
Renewing Wllson'a Sympathy and
Confldanea.—Money for Suppllaa
Washington.—The United States re
affirmed lta faith In the new Husalan
democracy and gave concrete evldenca
of Ha confidence by loaning another
hundred million dollars to the provi
Announcement of tha loan came
from the traaaury soon after Secre
tary Lansing at the a tale department
had denied formally that reports from
Ruasla were of an unfavorable nature
and declared that on the contrary con
fidential dispatches to the government
were the basis for hla belief that the
administration at Petrograd waa
atrengthenlng lta poaltlon.
"I regard tho government of Rus
sia as atronger today than It has been
for a month," Mr. Lansing said. "I
mean In general, both from political
and military polnta of view. This opin
ion la baaed upon reports more or less
confidential that wa have been get
1 So far as the military situation Is
concerned the secretary said he felt
ltttle concern over the advance upon
Riga by the Germans recalling that
the place bad been evaluated five
timea during the war. Major General
Scott,' chief of staff, who was a mem
ber of the Root commission, agreed
that the capture of Riga would not
be an Important strategical loss. A
Oerman advance upon Petrograd from
Riga would be followed by removal of
tha seat of government to Moscow,
seat of the conservatlvea upon whom
the allies are counting to maintain a
firm republican government and the
city looked upon by million of Rus
sians as the natural capital of their
In addition to bis statement Secre
tary Lansing made public a note he
had just sent to Ambassador liakmet
eff replying to a message of assurance
from Foreign Minister Tereachtanko.
NEQRO TROOPS WHO KILLED
MANY CITIZENS DISARMED.
Houston. Texas. —Negro soldiers of
tha Twenty fourth Infantry, who shot
up the streets of Houaton, were bo-
In* entrained to ba removed to Colum
bus, N. M.
Capt. 1,. 8 Snow, commanding tha
battalion, said that the action of tha
negroes was "practically mutiny."
A scene probably unique In tha an
nals of tha Doited Htates army was
enacted at Camp Logan during tha
afternoon when tha six hundred aol
dlers of tha battalion of negro Infan
try were disarmed.
Planked by a full bataallon of tha
Nineteenth Infantry under Col. Mil
lard F. Waltz and thraa companies of
tit coast artillery from Fort Crock
ett, the negro soldiers were marched
four abreast to the parade grounds
where their arms were stacked. Army
trucks then loaded the rifles and am
munition and conveyed tbem to the
camp storehouse, where they wera
placed under heavy guard.
FIFTY-THREE CASE# OF
Richmond. V*.—Fifty-three cases of
Infantile paralysis have been reported
to the state health department during
August, according to figures secured
from Dr. Knnold O. Williams, slate
health commissioner. During July
there were ciaes, making a
total of 101 cases of the disease since
the outbreak of the epidemic In the
valley of Virginia. While the disease
has not been entirely confined to the
valley and northwestern part of the
state, It Is believed by the health
authorities that the Infection la radi
ating from Rockingham, which haq
taken l|f lead In Dumber of caaea.
SOI NEW RULIHGS
ON DRAFT MEASURE
SHOULD NOT FORCE WIFE TO
WORK TO SUPPORT SELF
WILSON MODIFIES RULES
Clears Up Contested Points.—Ordsrs
For Mobilization of First Increment
Changed and Experienced Msn Will
Be Taksn First.
Washington.—At the direct sugges
tion of President Wilson, Proroat
Marshal General Crowder telephoned
to all governors a supplemental ex
planation of regulations governing the
status of merrled men under tha draft
law. No change in regulation Is
made, and the purpose of the state
ment Is to clear up misunderstand
In a letter to Secretary Baker,
quoted by General Crowder, President
Wilson states his opinion that the
regulation directing local boards "to
establish the fact of dependents In
addition to the fact of marriage ought
not to be abrogated." This teaves
the regulations as tbey are and the
supplementary ststement Is designed
merely to make the application of the
While the statement regarding mar
ried men was In preparation orders
were Issued changing entirely the
moblllxatlon arrangements previously
made. Congestion of rail traffic and
the necessity of making better pro
vision for receiving the men at the
cantonments dictated the changes.
Under the new orders, Ave per cent
of the white men, preferably those
with military experience, from each
local area, will be started forward to
the camps September S Instead of
thirty per cent. They will go In llvo
dally detachments of equal slse and
form skeleten company organisation
and set up a going concern Into which
the remander of the total quota can
be absorbed without confusion as they
reach the contonments.
The next forty per cent of the quota
will go forward September 19, when
the second thirty x per cent originally
was scheduled to go; a second forty
per cent will go forward October 3
Instead of the third thirty per cent
and the remaining flfteen per cent
will be called up as soon thereafter as
Local boards are directed to disre
gard order of liability numbers to
some extent In selecting the first Ave
per cent as men of experience such ss
cooks snd former soldiers are desired
at that time. Warning Is givon
against getting into this levy by reas
on of his experience, any man who
might get otherwise have been Includ
ed In the first Increment of the dis
trict at all.
GREAT VICTORY CROWNS
ITALY'S NEW OFFENSIVE
With Austria/) Line Broken Italians
The battle along the laonzo* has de
veloped further brilliant suocesses for
the Italians, who It Is now plain are
making one of their greatest efforts of
the war thus far.
General Cadorna's men, who at the
beginning of the offensive effected a
new crossing of tha river north of Oo
tids, at a point where the Austrlana
believed such a feat was Impossible,
have won another spectacular victory
by scaling Monte Sano, 2.246 feet high
and placing their flag there.
farther south, on the Carso, fight
ing continues violently snd Incessant
ly. Austrian efforts to win back lost
positions were defeated.
N«w gains have been made by the
French In the Verdun front, rounding
out the victory won In the offensive
begun on Monday. The Krenrh ad
vanced last night north of Hill >O4,
Paris announces, and captured three
fortified forts near Uetbincourt, the
official German statement however,
says French attacks between Malan
court and Rethlncourt. as well as near
Hill 304, east of the Meuse, were re
COULDN'T LOCATE LAND
PEARY SAYB HE FOUND
flrlney, N. S.—Donald B. Mac-
Millan's Arctic expedition arrived
here after four years spent In the
polar regions. MarMlllan, who was
one of Rear Admiral Peary's lieuten-
successful dash for the
Worth pole, confirmed dispatches
that"Ttn?*e was no Crockerland such
as has Been reported by Peary.
Peary's mistake was due to a mirage
so real that the MacMlUan party had
"been deceived by tt for four days.
HOSPITALS NEAR VERDUN
, BOMBED BY GERMANS.
Paris —One of the hospitals be
hind Verdun on which German air
planes dropped Incendiary bombs a
week sgo Is at Vadelalnecourt. The
fir* caused by the bombs spread rap-
Idly to the whola building and the
glare showed up more plainly than
ever the large red cross painted on
the roof. The aviator threw a second
bomb, which demolished a pavilllon
In which were three crews of sur
goons performing operations.
Heller In Mix Hour.
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Disease relieved in six hours b/
the "NBW GKBAT SOUTH AMER
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great surprise on account of its
exceeding nromntness In relieving
pain In bladder, kidneys and back,
in male or female. Relieves reten
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If you want quick relief and cure
thl* is the remedy. Sold bjr Gra
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GHAHAM CHURCH DIRECTORY i
Graham Baptist Church—Rev. W. m
B. Davis, Pastor.
Preaching every first and third
Sundays ac ll.ou a. m. and 7.00 p>,
Sunday School every Sunday at T
9.46 a. m. A. P. Williams Hupt^
Prayer meeting every Tuesday at
7.3u p. m.
Graham Christian Church—N. Main HI
Street—Kev. W. tf. Truit',
Preaching services every Sec
ond ana fourth Sundays, at 11.00
Sunday School every Sunday at q
lO.uo a. m.—Jtt. L. Henderson, Supers
intendent. , " ' /.'jam
New Providence Chrtatian Church
—North Main Street, near Depot— ~1
Kev. J. G. Truitt, Pastor. Preach-*
ing every Second and Fourth Sun
day nights at 8.00 o'clock.
Sunday School every Sunday at
0.46 a. m.—J. A. Bayliff, Superin- Ja
Christian Endeavor Prayer Meet
ing every Thursday night at 7.45.
Friends—North of Graham Pub
lic School—Kev. Fleming Martin.
Preaching Ist, 2nd and 3rd Sun
Sunday School every Sunday at .
10.00 a; m.—Belle Z a chary. Superin- *
Methodist Episcopal, south—cor.
Main and Maple St„ H. E. Myers
Preaching avery Sunday at 114*
a. m. and at 7.30 p. m.
Sunday School every Sunday at
0.4S a. m.—W. B. Green, Supt.
M. P. Church—N. Main Street,
Rev. K. S. I'rosier, Pastor.
Preaching first and third Sun
days. at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
Sunday School every Sunday at
8.45 a, m.—J. L Amick, Supt.
Presbyterian—Wat Elm Street—
Rev. T. M. McConnall, pastor.
Sunday School every Suodiy At
8.48 a. m.—Lynn B. Williamson, Su
Presbyterian (Trarora Chapel}—
J. W. Clegg, pastor.
Preaching every Second and
Fourth Sundays at 7.30 n. m.
Sunday Bchool avery Sunday at
1.30 p. m.—J. Harvey White, Su
Oneida—Sunday School every
Sunday at 8.30 p. m.—J. V. Pom*-
E. C. DERBY
GRAHAM, N. C.
Wall—«» takd Itiß—n ITf|
BURLINGTON, N. C,
Boon " rial. ■—M
JOHN J. HENDERSON
GRAHAM. N. C.
Ofllca over Kalloul luk«l -•
J", s. 000 TZ 9
Attorney -«t-Law, 1
GRAHAM, N. a
Office Patterson Building
Bit. WILL S. LONG, JR.
. . DENTIST . . .
?raham. - - - - Narth Carellaa
ACOB A. LONQ. J. ELMER LOHO.
LONG * LONG,
AttorM/a and COUHMIOTS at Law
GHAHAM, M. O.
JOH N H. VERNON
Attorney sad I'ounselor-at-Law '
POKBM -4>Mrc 65J Hesldenee >ll
BURLINGTON, N. C.
Dr. J. J. Bareloot
Up Stairs in Goley Building.
Leave messages at Hayes Drug
Co.'e, 'phone 07, residence 'phone
282. Office hourse 2to 4 p. 'm.
and by appointment.
DR. G. EUGENE HOLT
>l. 22 mm a n First Nalloaal laaU IM«
BURLINGTON, N C
Stomach and Nervoua diseases a
Specialty. 'Phones, Office 306,—res
idence, 302 J.
LIVES OF CHRISTIAN MINISTERS
Thin book, entitled as above,
contaiuH over 300 memoirs of Min
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with historical references. An
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cloth, $2.00; gib top, $2.60. By
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Orders may be left at thin offlee.
in Copenhagen they are expell
ing tourists whq «at too much. Pre
paring for Uncle Sam's embargo, '
After all we are going to have %
our inter-collegiate «ports. So our *f
rah, rah boys will not be confln- -;'j
ed to those cheering soldiers.
"Old Bill" Haywood of the I. W. $5
W„ Is playing with fire*, and belles '
his reputed intelligence if
does not know it-
One colored man claims he nMHlr*
had exemption. All right, but Mvb
about those who claim it?