A Home Newapaper Published in the Interest of the People and for Governmental Affairs.
VOL. XIL NO. 42. FOUBTH SERIES
SALISBURY, N C, WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 1916.
Wm. H, STEWART, ED. AND PROP.
RUSSIANS TAKING THE OFFENSIVE,
Petrewai Reports That Northeast of Lem
berg Czar's Troops Force Forward.
London, Oct. 1. The left wing
Qf the British amiy between the
Aricre and Somme rivers in France
has advanced on nearly a two
mile front from the east of Eau
court L'Abbaye to the Albert
Bapaume road, capturing- in the
operation the town of Eaucourt
IAbbaye and throwing- their
line to within about four miles of
In addition the British line to
the left has been sent forward for
good ffains into the German front
according- to London. Valuable
work was done by the new armor
ed 'tractors in thegfighting.
In the Champagne region the
Germans, says Paris, attempted
two surprise attacks against the
French but both of them failed.
Still further gains bv, the British
and the French troops north of
the Somme river in France are
cjtronicled in the latest official
commuaications from London and
Ttit Germans have been clear
ed out of positions near the Stuff
redoubt, which they had held
sinca thekeary lighting of last
week attjl alto hve been forced
to give up all except a very small
portion oi the Schwaben redoubt
this region. In addition to the
east, between Le Sara and Flers,
troops ot &en. Sir Douglas Haig
kare pushed forward their posi
tioas. During- Saturday night
and Sunday German trenches
ear Morval and Clerr fell into
the hands of the French in gren- j
Berlin reports, however, that
attacks by the British east of
Thiepval and by the French in
the vicinity of Rancourt, Cource
letterMorval and Halle were re
pulsed. The activity around
Halle may indicate the commence
ment of an Entente drive with
Peronne as its objective.
In Galicia the Russians have
started another big offensive with
the purpose of driving on to Lem
lerg. The official reports from
Petrograd and Berlin are at vari
ance with regard to the results of
the fighting. Petrograd reports
that 30 miles northeast of Lem
berg, along the Brady-Krasne
Railway, the Russians are forcing
their way forward despite the
stubborn resistance of the Teu
tonic Allies and have captured
1,987 officers and men. Also
south of Breazany. 50 miles south'
west of Lemberg and along the
right bank of the Ziota Lipa,
Austro-German positions are re
ported to have been taken and 112
officers and 2, 268 men made prison
er. Berlin asserts that the Russian
forces along the Bcody-Lemberg
Railway were stopped by the
artillery of the Teutons. But on
the southern wing Berlin admits
the Russians gained a foothold
and alto advanced in the angle
between the Tseniuvka and Ziota
In the Carpathians, in the Lud
owa sector the Austrians have
turned to the offensive, and ac
cording to Vienna, in an attack
captured four Russian officers and
532 men and eight machine guns.
The Rumanian theater is wit
nessing only local engagements.
The number oi prisoners taken
by the army of General von Fal-
T-T1 -a .
jcennaynm the riermanstadt re
gion exceeded 3,000. Thirteen
guns and large quantities of sup
plies also were captured, includ
ing 300 railroad cars laden with
In Macedonia the Serbians
after days of bitter fighting have
at last captured the Kaimakcalan
height on the Greek-Serbian
border from the Bulgarians. The
British on the struma have taken
a portion of the Bulgarian line
near the Orljak bridge.
For a Muddy Complexion.
Take Chamberlain's Tablets
and adopt a diet of vegetables and
cereals. Take outdoor exercise
daily and your complexion will be
greatly improved within a few
months. Try it. Obtainable
Nail the Office Seeker.
This is open season for politi-
. - -r ft . . 1 1 A.
cians. JNow is tc time 10 snoot
them. We mean shoot them
with questions. Nearly all can
didates for office are writing let
ters to the voters in their terri
tory just now soliciting their
support at the general election
in November. A friend of The
Menace in New York sends us
a letter he received from a can
didate for the United States sen
ate. He also sends us a copy of
his reply to the candidate, from
which we take the following sig
'There is another matter to
which I wish to call your atten
tion and that is the seriou,s-men-ace
to our very Jexistance, that
being the attitude of th Roman
Catholic heriarchy in connection
with our free press, public
schools, and freedom of speech.
There has been a joint resolution
No. 264, introduced into congress
July 16th of this year by Mr.
C. A. Lindbergh of Minnesota,
providing for the investigation
of charges made by the Free
Press Defense League, an incor
porated body, making serious
charges against activities of the
church of Rome in politics. If
you are elected to the senate of
the United States, I plead with
you to keep this matter in mind
and fight for this resolution."
Rome's spell over the Ameri
can people is just about broken.
She went so far with her high
handed political intriguing, boy
cotting and persecution that the
people revolted. Rome's stock
in trade is bluffing, bragging and
bulldozing, and when the people
all finally awake to this fact.
which they sooner or later will,
they will repudiate the pope's
over zealous subjects.
We VoiUcl that every patriot"
who receives a letter from an
office seeker, especially from
candidates for congress and sen
ate, would have the energy and
frankness posessed by our New
The office holders of this coun
try are your servants, not your
bosses. Write the what you
stand for and tell them that you
expect them to support your prin
ciples if you support them with
your vote. The Meuace.
How Catarrh Is Contracted.
Mothers are sometimes so
thoughtless as to neglect the colds
which their children contract.
The inflammation of the mucus
membrane, at first acute, becom
es chronic and the chronic catarrh,
a disease that is seldom cured and
that may prove a life's burden.
Many persons who have this
loathsome disease will remember
having Jiad frequent colds at the
time it was contracted. A little
forethought, a bottle of Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy judiciously
used, and all this trouble might
have been avoided. Obtainable
Sugar Cured Hams and Bacon.
When the meat is cooled, rub
each piece with salt and allow it
to drain overnight. Then pack
it in a barrel with the hams and
shoulders m tne bottom, using
the strips of bacon to fill in be
tween or to put on top. Weigh
out for eacb 100 pounds of meat
8 pounds of salt, 2 pounds of
brown suerar and two ounces of
saltpeter. Dissolve all in 4 gal
lons of waters and cover the
meat with the crine. For sum
mer use it will be safest to boil
the brine before using. In that
case it should be cooled thorou
ghly before it is used. For win
ter curing it is not necessary to
boil the brine. Bacon strips
should remain in this brine four
to six weeks; hams six to eight
weeks. This is a standard recipe
and has given the best of satis
faction. Hams and bacon cured
in the spring will keep right
through the summer n.ft:m thor
are smoked. The meat will h
sweet and palatable if smoked
properly, and the flavor will be
ERNEST THOMPSON SHOOTS JAMES GARRETT
Only a Flesh Wound Made and Second En
counter Prevented by Police.
Eugene Thompson, proprietor
of the Star Garage, shot James
Garrett through the calf of one
leg Saturday afternoon and then
pointing the pistol at Garrett's
made him hold up his hands and
walk off, threatening him with
death, it is satd, if he did not do
The shooting occurred on Sou
th Main street and was the re
sult of alleged reports., Thomson
claimed Garrett had been circu
lating about him. The matter
was reported to the police and
when Officer Mingis later arrest
ed Thompson and the two were
on their way to Thompson's gar
age in his machine, they came
upon Garrett and bis brother,
Fred Garrett, and the latter is
said to have asked Thompson a
question that brought Thomp
son's gun into evidence again,
but before he could fire it Fred
Garrett had jerked it away from.
A general mixup then ensued
and officers and citizens finally
got the Garrett boys loose from
Thompson but not before the
difficulty had attracted a great
crowd that thronged the streets.
All participants were put un
der bond for trial.
All Worn Out
Does morning find you with a
lame, stiff and aching back? Are
you tired all the time find work
a burden? Have you suspected
your kidneys? Salisbury people
endorse Doan's Kidney Pills. You
can rtly on their statements.
Mrs. J. E. Ingram, 327 E Kerr
street Salisbury, says: "For five
years I was under the doctor's
care for inflammation of the blad
der and disordered kidneys. My
back .was weak and I could hardly
get about. I had a burning sen
sation across my loins. My kid
neys were inactive and the kidney
secretions caused me annoyance.
My head ached and I was so dizzy
that I rlmost fell. Spots floated
before my eyes. The doctors
couldn't give me relief and I be
gan taking Doan's Kidney Pills.
-ITS 1 T . 4
ivery dox i tooK am me more
good than the one before and it
wasn't long before I was cured of
Pric9 50c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy,
get Dean's Kidney Pills, the
same that Mrs. Ingram had.
Foster-Milburn Co., Props.,
Buffalo. N. Y,
TfeemasYille Moists Go Oyer Embankment
Thcaiasville, Sept. 25.
While driving on the Nation
al highway between TuomaB
ville and. Lexington, J. H.
Mason of Thomasville had a
serious accident just below
Rich Fork church when his
machine ran into John Ken-
nedy's buggy, causing Mr.
Kennedy's horse to run away
and Mr. Mason's machime to
turn over an embankment.
Mr. Mason and a party com
posed of his family and some
friends from Wallburg were
out for a drive in Mr. Mason's
new car. One of the young
ladies was driving the ma
chine and hit the
causing me norse to run
k Tr -
away. ivir. Jtv.enneay was
thrown out of the buggy, and
while he was
hurt he was
and shaken up. The buggy
was a total wreck.
When the automobile hit
the buggy it caused the
young woman who was drivs
ing to become frightened and
she was bo excited she let go
tne steering wneei, causing
the car to go over an embank
ment. All of the occupants
of the car were thrown out
when the machine turned
over on its siae ana it is re
markable that all of them
! were not killed. The only
thing that saved them was the
- fact that they were not run
i nmg over ten mues an nour.
MODERN SCHOOL AND COLLEGE WORK.
Not Much Mention of Bootes, Classes, Etc.
But Pupils Seem Quito Busy Nevertheless.
The following paragraph are
headlines clipped from our ex
changes which will give one a
fair idea of what seems to be a
hew era in the progress of the
age in reference to eur modern
schools and colleges,'
Parents and taxpayers will get
a glimpse of the use to which
their cash is being applied.
Carolina wins fronif Wake For
est eleven by three touchdowns.
Baptist unable to solve strong
defense of Carolina. ?
Roanoke is defeated in opening
contest by A. and "M. Locals
rally in latter half and win thir
teen to three.
Virginia University wins open
er from the Presbyterian team.
Davidson team fights gamely but
weak on offensive.
Oxford Highs are overwhelmed
by team from Raleigh. Capital
city boys show fine for early sea
son, score 38 to 0.
Music Recital at Ellon College
one of social events of Fall season.
Wake Forest electa freshman
High School Society of Liberty
Boys break into school. Swim
ming Pool explains their eager
ness to attend.
V. M. I. Cadets fini Hampden
Guilford wins from Winston
Tennessee defeated Tusculum
here today 33 to 0.
Davidson held Virginia score
less after first. Orange and
Blue eleven was unable to make
headway with Presbyterians af
ter hanging up two touchdowns
in opening period.
Fur man led Clemsan until third
quarter Greenville theam threw
scare into Tigers with one touch
down lead which was held throu
gh first half, forward pass win
Baptist to have new athletic
Carolina fresh will produce
strong team, much promising
material among- Class of 1920,
which is this year ineligible for
Varsity positions, Varsity's first
State elevens hurt by absence
of veterans, many gaps in lines
and backfields at four North
Carolina colleges, complete sched
ule of leading institutions chrono
University glee and dramatic
clubs plan For a busy season,
those interested in drama meet to
discues plays and methods.
Athletics has taken on fresh
life in Spencer and several or
ganizations have been formed for
out door sports. One that is at
tracting attention at present is
tne &pencer loot Dan team com
posed of players from the South
ern shops and from the High
Baptist elevens play peppery
practice game. Saturday saw
Wake Forest varsity and scrubs
line up in bona fide exhibition
Heavy line in prospect for Bil
Davidson varsity defeats scrubs
25-6. Hoodoo on field, many m-
jured in scrimmage and removed
Hard practice at Wake Forest,
Gridiron squad exerting every
effort to get in good shape
Statesville High to open season
Oct. 7. Against Winston's strong
football eleven, two games with
Charlotte High and others.
Return of veterans aids Tech
prospects. Van Brockhn and
"Doc" Cook among old A. & M.
stars who have heard on eleventh
hour call to the colors, Kirkpat-
rick and Nance in line:
SO candidates answer fall prac
tice call. Halt hundred try outs
respond to Captain Flythe's sum
mons for early practice at Trini
ty, practice games have been ar-
The girls' high school club of
the Y. W . C. A. entertained
j number ot freshmen Saturday at
Terrible Tradeedy at Lenoir Sunday.
Lenoir, Oct. 2. Charles Walk-
er, 21 years old, is in jail here
(charged with killing Florence
Sutpin, 16 years of age. Her
parents did not want her to go
with this fellow, and she told him
so on Saturday, refusing to go
to pictures, and he said he would
kill her if she didn't. Sunday
afternoon as she vc3 going to the
home of a neighbor, a couple of
miles from Lenoir, he met her
on the road and asked her if she
was going with him any more.
She answered no, and he said
she knew what he would do. She
started to run and he shot three
times, one bullet striking her in
the back of the head. Two small
er girls witnessed the tradgedy.
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that Con
As mercury will surely de
stroy the sense of smell and com
pletely derange the' whole sys
tem when entering it through
mucous surfaces. Such articles
should never be used except on
prescriptions from reputable
physicians, as the damage they
will do is ten fold to the good you
can possibly derive from them.
Hall's Catarh Cure manufactured
F. J Cheney & Co., Toledo
O., contains no mercury, and is
taken internally, acting directly
on the blood and mucous surfac
es of the system. In buying
Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you
get the genuine. It is taken in
ternally and made in Toledo,
Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co.
Sold by Druggists. Price 75c
Take Hall's Family. Pills for
Heart Attack Fatal to James R- Soathgate.
Durham, Sept. 30 Hon. James
Haywood Southgate, president
of the North Carolina Peace So-
ciety, president of the. board of
trustees of Trinity College and
a trustee of the University of
North Carolina, a former presi
dent of North Carolina Under
writers Association ana at one
time a candidate for Vice Presi
dent of the United States on the
Prohibition ticket, is dead of
what was believed to be heart
failure at his cabin near Univer
sity Station, Orange county. Mr.
Southgate was 57 years oi age J
and had been in good health un
til his fatal attack.
Sloan's Liniment for Neuralgia Aches.
The dull throb of neuralgia is
auicklv relieved by Sloan's Lin
iment, the universal remedy for
pain. Easy to apply; it quickly
penetrates without rubbing and
soothes the sore muscles . Clear
er and more promptly effective
than mussy plasters or ointment;!
does not stain the skin or clog
the pores. For stiff muscles,
chronic rheumatism, erout, lum
bago, sprains and strains it gives
auick relief. Sloan's Liniment
reduces the pain and inflamma
tion in insect bites, bruises,
bumps and other minor injuries
to children. Get a bottle to-day
at your Druggist, 25c.
a "get-acquainted" picnid More
than 40 girls lett the high school
grounds at 11 o'clock, where the
morning was spent playing games
and e-ettine acauainted. each erirl
trying to learn the name of every
girl there. After dinner stories
were told and later a baseball
trame was olaved. Misses Eliza-
beth Jones and Ruth Lineberger
were captains and their teams
received much cheering: from
loyal supporters. Late in thei
afternoon ice cream cones were
served, and a special car brought
the erirls back to town. Char
lotte Observer, 9-24th.
Father Well, son, what
are you in?
Son If I weighed ten pounds
more, I'd be in the heavy weights.
"Do Americans remember their
"I'm afraid not. I don't believe
I could mention all the names of
the men on the team that won
the baseball penant last year,"
Tory Cheap Politics.
The St. Louis Globe-Democrat
of September 8th carries a Wash
ington dispatch under this head:
"Reed is Co-Star with Tumulty
in the Movies. Senator Will Use
Film to Show the Folks in Mis
souri He Has High Standing at
the White House."
It appears that the Democratic
Congressmen and Senators kept
the camera men busy during the
closing days of the last sessio
having themselves photographed
with Vice-President Marshall
when he was available, or with
Joseph Patrick Tumulty, Roman
Catholic secretary to the Presi-
dent, when Mr. Marshall could
not be secured.
When Senator James A. Reed,
of Missouri,, g-ot his turn at the
'movie" man it seems that Mr.
Marshall had declared a "strike,"
so he buttonholed Tumulty, es
corted him. to the steps of the
executive offices and told the
camera man to grind away.
No lat as the Democrats are
concerned it seems vhat motion
pictures are ta play a considerate
part in the November election.
Mr. Reed's object in posing with
Tumulty is told by the Post-Dis-
paten in xneionowin paragrapn: i
"This film, which is the first of
its kind ever posed for around the
White House, is to be "exhibit
A" in Senator Reed's campaign
for re election. It will be disS
played in motion picture, shows
throughout Missouri as evidence
that Senator Reed is on the most
friendly terms with the White
House and those who are attach
ed to it.1'
This incident naturally makes
one wonder which is the more
dignified position, a seat in the
United States Senate or a job as
private secretary to the Presi-
Anyway, we know of more than
one town in Missouri where the
exhibition of a picture of the
Senator in company with a Rom- 1
an Catholic, Knight of Columbus
at the White House will not have
a tendency to increase the number
of his votes.
How the mighty have fallen!
rnnstinaHnn null? Your Rrain
The dull, listless, oppressed
feeling is due to impurities m
your system, siuggisn nver,
clogged intestines. Dr. King's
New Life fills give prompt re
lief. A mild, easy, non-griping
bowel movement will tone up
vour svstem and help to clear
your muddy, pimply complexion.
j Get a bottle of Dr. King's New
Life Pills to-day at your Drug-
leist. 25c. A dose to-nisrht will
j make you cheerful at breakfast.
Bis; Addition to Cabarrus Hi.
Kannapolis, Sept. 30. Ground
was broken this week for a 500-
foot extension to the Cabarrus
Mill. When completed the mill
will be something over nine hun
dred feet in length and will be
the longest two story mill in this
section of the South. The new
part oi tne mm alone will give
employment to approximately
T. C. Thompson & Bro., of
Charlotte have the contract for
the erection of this mill and the
work will be rapidly pushed to
Bad Colds From Little Sneezes Grow.
Many colds that hang on all
winter start with a sneeze, -a
sniffle, a sore throat, a tight
chest. You know the symptoms
of colds, and you know prompt
treatment will break them up.
Dr. King's New Discovery, with
its soothing antiseptic balsams.
has been breaking up colds and
healing coughs of young and old
for 47 years. Dr. King's New
Discovery loosens the phlegm,
clears the head, soothes the ir
ritated membrane and makes
At your Drug-
RINGLING BROS. COMING THIS WAT.
World's Biggest Circus and Spectacle "Cin
derella" Announced for Early Date.
Announcement is made that
on Monday, October 16th, .Ring
ling Bros, circus will give after
noon and night performances at
The famous showmen are this
season presenting au all ntew and
wonderful program. The tre
mendous fairyland spectacle,
1 'Cinderell, "a will appeal to both
young and old. More than 1000
persons take part in it. It is
easily the biggest spectacle
Ringling Bros have ever staged
and its glorious "Ballet of
Fairies," with 300 rtrmcing girls,
is m itseii worth eoinar manv
miles to see. Following "Cin
derella" 400 artists arroear in the
the main tent progi a m. Because
of the great European war the
Ringiings have secured scores
of circus performers
fore seen in America,
trained animal show
made a pai t of the
program this season. The me
nagerie now numbers 1009 wild
animals. The elephants, includ
ing "Big Bingo," the earth's lar-
gest pacnyderm, Have been in
creased to 41 and almost 800
horses are carried. There will
be 60 clowns and a big free
three-mile street parade show
When Yea Take Cold.
With the average man a cold is
a serious matter and should not
be trifled with, as some of the
most danererous diseases start
with a common cold. Take
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
and get rid of your cold as quick
ly as possible. You are not ex
perimenting when you use this
remedy, as it has been in use fr
many years and has an establish
ed reputation. It contains no
opium or other narcotic Obtain-
Highway Men Rob and Beat a Lnmhertonian.
Lumberton, Oct. 1. Alex
Lamb, a white man who lives
near town, was held up Saturday
night by highway men on the
Creek road near what is called
Hestertown and beaten into in
sensibility. He was robbed of
$2.40, all the money he had with
Lamb was brought to a local
hospital by a jitney driver, wno
found him unconscious by the
roadside, a lantern near him.
After he regained consciousress
today he told officers ae w.3 Iteld
up by two men who demanded
his money and then knocked Lim
down and kicked hiai 6a the --d.
Head-Off That Mate i.
At the first sig: l c sore threat,
tik'bt chest or stuifed-up head
take a dose Dr. Ball's Pine-1 ir
Honey. The heading pine ar,
soothing honey a.nd glyce ine
quickly relieve -r.e confer, on,
loosen the phlegm and brtak up
your cold. Dr. Ball's Pine-Tar-Hohey
has all the boiiefito ,f he
healing aroma from u pin for
est, it is" pleasant to ta md
antiseptic. The "uruiula ut. the
bottle tens why u re'ieves olds
and Coughs. At your Druggist,
A Mormon ch'; oh wil- b built
in Wilmington aud me work on
the structure will comi ace
within a few weeks accor iii to
Elder Chas. A Hall's, of Ob. tta-
noocra. Tenn., who has
ri& t in
the city for the p;-.it sevo-vi
attending the annual con revt Jon
of the NorthtCaroiina district of
the Mormon churn TLe pro
posed building will ie -. on
Castle 3 re-
When you feei discouraged and
despondent do not give up but
take a dose of Chamberlain's Tab
lets and you are almost certain to
feel ali right within, a day or
two. Despondency-is verv ften
due to lmugesuo