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A Home Newapapier Published m';tlr
VOL. XII. NO. 47. FOURTH SEEIES
SALISBURY, N. C:,
. ,N0VEHBR 8TH. 1916.
Wm. H. SlEWARt.lD.
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? -lBmi WITH I. W. W. BOB. ' 63 Bodies of Steamer Disaster Rece?ered. FRENCH HIT GERMANS ON SOMME.'
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Gtens ftss. Headed by StfirS!. ExchaneBs 4 as a resuiti disaster the Lines Smashed Offensive Is iVigoronsIy Rs
Shots Witt Members of Laber Orgaaiatien. steamers connemara and Re- j newed. British Captare Hills to North.
' Everett, Wash., Nov. 5. Five trie ver Thursday night is now 1 Katerina, Greece; Nov. 5. Via
persons were killed and 40 wound t set at 91. Eighty-two persons London. A French battallion ar
ed today in a fiht at the Everett lost their lives on the Connemara ; rived here today to, occupy the
City wharf between 256 members and nine on the Retriever. Six- j town. It is belived that the
of theIndustrial Workers of the ! ty-nine bodies have been recover- j Greek and Venizelist troops will
World,, who came here from ed. The collision occured at 8:30 depart immediately an d thus
Seattle on the steamer Veronal
and a posse of 150 citizens headed
fcy Sheriff Don McRae. Sheriff
McRae is among the seriousiy
The number of casualties abroad
the Verona is not known. After
the shooting, in which about
3 ,000 shots were exchanged the
Verona turned around and started
back to Seattle. Many men were
seen to fall on the deck of the
steamer and others, panic strick
en, jumped overboard. Some were
taken from the water, but others
The Verona reached Everett
shortly before 3 o'clock. The
coming of the party of invaders
had been announced in messages
sent to Everett from Seattle
headquarters. A call to Indus
trial Workers of the World mem
bers from all over the State had
been issued earlier in the week
nd the citizens of Everett at a
meeting held Saturday night
planned to -meet the invaders and
deny them privilege of landing.
When the Verona reached the
city wharf Sheriff McRae who
was backer by a posse of deputy
sheriffs and cftens stepped for
ward and informed the men on
the boat that they would noWbe
permitted to land. One of the
men. evidently spokesman" for the
party, Vegan aruvit with the
sheriff and then made a .speecb.
' - Apparently as a signal the man
.drdpped his hsrad, ajtd ajmecTmen
posse assembled on the wharf.
The first man to fall was Sheriff
McRare, seriously wounded. One
man was killed instantly and in
a moment the crovdon snore was
panic stricken. Deputy sheriffs
.on the wharf quickly rallied their
-forces, however, and returned the
fire of the invaders on the Ver
Men on the wharf and on the
boat were seen to fall and the
'Verona immediately backed out
of the dock and started bark to
The trouble between the Indus
trial Workers .of the World and
the authorities at Everett has
been on for several months and
was the outgrowth of a strike ol
shingle workers here. After
sereral minor outbreaks of vio
lence during- the strike. Sheriff
McRare organized the citizens
committee and expelled all mem
bers of the Industrial Workers cf
the World ' from Everett. On
several occasions small parties of
men have attempted to enter
Everett but have been turned
back by the sheriff. Last Mon
day 45 members of the I. W. W.
from Seattle were met at the
wharf by the citizens' posse,
loaded into automobiles and es
corted to a point south of town,
where they were liberated and
ordered to leave.
Last week "The Industrial
Workers." the official organ of
the Industrial Workers of the
- World in Seattle, said forcible
expulsion of the men from Eve
rett must be avenged and called
for 2,000 volunteers to go to
Everett to establish the ; right of
"The fight must be won," said
the paper, "as the whole future
of the Industrial Workers of the
World in this section depends up
on the outcome. We- want al.
.foot loose rebels in the West to
center their attention upon Eve
rett and the trust mill and logging
properties. , Get on the job aud
use your. judgment."
Do You Have Sour Stomach.
If you are troubled with sour
stomach you should eat slowly
and masticate your food thorough
ly, then take one of Chamberlain's
Tablets immediately after supper.
o'clock in the evening, a mile off
. the coast. The sole survivor of
the Retriever, James Boyle,-was
in the water half an hour cling
ing to an overturned boat, which
was washed ashore
The disaster was due directly
to a storm. The incoming Re
triever and the outgoing Conne
mara pare steering the proper
courses to pass each other in the
narrow channel of Greednore
harhor. The vessels were near
ly v abeam when a huge wave
struck the Retriever laden with
cgal alterning her course. Be
fore she could recover her bow
was driven amidship into the
Connemara, which immeadiately
began to settle, turning over five
minutes later. The Retriever
was so badly damaged that she
sank in a quarter of an hour.
The boilers of both steamers ex
ploded after the collision killing
a great number of the persons cn
board as was made evident by
the mutilatedbodies washed
ashore. The people on board
did not even have time to secure
life-belts as none of the dead was
found to be provided with them.
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bad way Since taking Doau's
Kidney Pills procured at Plum
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Foster-Mil burn Co., Props.,
Buffalo. N. V.
Lutheran Synod to Hold Biennial M&et This
I Wilington, Nov. 5. The fifteen
th bieunal convention ol the
United Synod of the. Lutheran
Chuych in the South will open
here in St, Paul's Church on
Thursday. Large numbers of
delegates front all parts of the
South will be in attendance and
Wilington is preparing to enter tain
the large influx of guests
who will begin arriving the early
part of the week.
The first session will convene
m Thursday at 10. o'clock with
holy communion aud a sermon
by Rev. G G Scherer. D D., of
Charleston S C. The busiuess
session will begin at 2:80 o'clock.
We offer One Hundred Dollars
Reward for an' case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by Hall s
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have
known F. J. Cheney for the last
15 years, and believe him perfect
ly hunorble in all business tran
sactions and financially able to
carry out any obligations made
by his firm.
National Bank of Commerce,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken
internally, acting directly upon
the blood and mucuous surfaces
of the system. Testimonials sent
free. Price 75 cents per bottle.
Sold by all Druggists.
Take Hall's Family Fills for
solve the embarrastng situat on
which has arizen 'as a result of
the conflict' between'the Royalist
London, Nov The French
troops in the Sqmme region of
France and northwest of Ver
durn again have smashed the
German lines ftard. North of
the Somme between Les Boeiafs
and Sailly-Saillisel to the east tf
the latter place and on the t.
Pierre-Vast wood sectoy impor
tant gains were made hi violent
fighting which proceeded
throughout Sunday, accocdingl
to the French official com muni-
cation. The attadk ordr the St.
Pierrs-Vaast wood which was
made from" three sides . simul
taneously, netted th e' EJreuch
three trenches on the -northern
side and the entire German po
sitions on the southern outskirts
of the wood. 1 '
To the north, despite the
stormy weather" Mie British. over
a front of a thousand yards, cap
tured the hills in the neighbor
hood of the 'Butte de, Warlei;
pourt. Keeping up thejr offensive in
the Verdun . region the French,
have been enable to occupy the
entire village of Vaux and als;
the town of pamloup, which h
situated a mile to the east joC
Violent figh. ting vcou tin oes tp
mark the operations ;in , the -re.
gioTwSouth"0fprizia,here . the"
nana ns are enuwv'-- 'wot-;i.
the Austrian lines &.iauvance
on Tries t . Frsh gainsrrCliave
been made by King Victor Em
manuel's men on the Garso pla
teau, south of the Oppiicchiasel
la Cisagnievizza road and to the
south of this region they are al
ternately bombarding the Aus
trian positions at Jamiano and
throwing heavy infantry effec
tives against the town. The Vi
enna War Office says all the at
tacks at Jamino thus far have
been broken down in front i the
Austrian line, the Italians suffer
ing heavy casualties.
In t ie Transylvania Alps "they
AuNtro-tjrertnans and Kumani-
ans are still at deadly grips, with
both sides claiming successes at
various points. Berlin records
the capture by the Teutonic Al
lies of positions in "the Prahova
Valley, while Bucharest asserts
that the pursuit of the Teutonics
in the Juil Valley continues:
There is still no news.: forth
coming from the Dobruciiu re
gion of Rumania shedding light
on the situation there. Both
Constanza and Mangalia, pjrts
on the Black Set held by the
forces of the Central Powers,
have again been shelled by Rus
In Macedonia righting contin
aloug the Cerna River but no
important changes in terrain
have taken place.
Small gains for the Germans
on the Russian front south of
Dvinsk and in Galicia and the
Carpathian Mountains for the
Russians are recorded in the
Berlinand Petrograd official com
munications A hereditary monarchy and a
constitutional government is to
be established in Poland, accord
ing to a manifesto issued at War
saw and Lubin Sunday
Her Son Subject to Croup.
"My son Edwin is subject to
croup," writes Mrs. E. O Irwin,
New Kensington, Pa.. "I put in
many sleepless hours at night
before I learned of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. Mothers n;ed
not fear this disease if they keep
a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough
Kemedy in the house and use it
boy relief. "
It alwavs arave mv
n(i flrhor nff!pflrc r
eveoi 'L presidfcil election
r j s .' f !H. i v. . ii
.uyauj.ivue ; rsuit
had c'nft'tWjfirildt ";Uieir
teaut;fsyua,u .tt-uajitj uua.i
out tlbrlc-to4bgipiHt the
or toe oai luting. m$j&ypw was pleted its course of study under
expraJjQj mof the the direction of Rev. N. D. Bodie,
rival jPilb? held Iheir graduation exercises
uuocvuii. ojjsumiiucu iuiiy unioiaeao.ne trutns
quueiy-p:t X'rW Wsiaent Efery true" Christian tnus
a wMud .Ciu.t ie ?Qhe ; at '
his hteirf;;;v LJCMf:-Su .
- ir 1
memU'rsc. their .'mtilkhe
tJ Pfi:c u
n" --.pieirnhr Xontjnuing he showed that
Ir.vyibnwi,.,r)t tdbedience to the wsion is ncces
) rtorf: thcdisafy. -Then, loop a si ii ice f
fire hoi-;2,iedrlwordl'ideah-niu.-t . :u k be-
Pnnei - cirap .u'gh;)re the vision chm ' )... clearly
wijj vote ir 'flauntl iln -FiVty,4"-.een Also, 4,JoufHv, t phv-
f on rlil: street j w. 1 v, v ft ep r
his' ii "1 itu r tezMK.
fair ; .-feru
on cenam kmeudmeaie&y76f
local interest. The?! States fof
Idaho, michigaU, mtspufi, mont
ana 'maryland, Nebjska, Ark
ansas South Dakotand Califor
nia will, however, ,i$te on the
prohibition question an issue
that b as loomed lage on the
politk;al horizon foriome years
past. The territorjfof Alaska
will also vote on thlfe question.
In Arizona an amendment for the
abortion of capitallunishment
wilUb.up for popul decision.
WSe'n-s part in ihe 'residential
election-is one of thetitstanding
In one quatAer of the
women ha4 the vote
this year. The twelvg States are
Wyoming, Colorado, lah. Idaho,
Washington, Californi, Arkan
sas, Cansas, Qregop Nevada,
montana and Illinois. The wo
men in the last namessix States
have the vote for PreAdent this
year tor the first - tgne. The
States involved have electoral
votes, a little more tha one-sixth
of the electoral collie's total
Miss Jeannette Rankjn of Mont
tana is running for Cngress on
the Republican ticketi'nd in Cali
fornia Mrs. Josephiueernald of
Sau Francisco is an;l;apirant for
a seat in Congress as Democrat.
If they are elected thy will be
the first women to wn seats in
the National House io Represen-
1 tatives. The Progressives of the
first Colorado Congressional dis
trict also nominated:a woman,
Hattie K. Howard, b' she since
has withdrawn. ;
Another worn in candidate for
Congress is Mrs. Trances A.x
well, Democrat, inisihe' second
Election eve claimof victory
at the polls tomorrowvere made
tonight by Vance O lcCoriuick
aud WiliUui R VYilco chairmen
respectively of the Democratic arid
Kepublican National ommittees.
Before starting for home in
Harrisburg, Pa... to te, Mr Mc
Cormick declared tre was a
fighting chance fqr President
Wilson having the electoral votes
of Utah aud one ori two other
hitherto rock-ribbed Republican
States in addition tp:0e 364 votes
he already has claimed. He will
j return to this city eatfy tomorrow
TEfiCHEn TRAINING GRADUATION.
Class of Five Receive Diplomas Before Large
Mience at Rocswell.
' Rockwell,. Nov 5. The teach-
v ' " "
er trainbg class of St. James
r .i ...
uuineran cnurcn, naving com
, this evetlintr.
; The Rev P D Brown, pastor of
tne Lutheran church at iigh;
Point, delivered the address of.
the-evening. Taking as the basis!
i ol his remarks, the Appearance
Paul before Agrtpp?, he skill-
vistojtv ' J his, however, does
notcome to us as i t did to Paul
and the;prophets, through voices
anddreams but ih rough Jesus
Chiist as revealed in tne Holy
i5fca I ou t
moral anil si i
try essential to. the nn i,rin;
Vitlii service required.n he isi
V?5tlVi using ihe"iiirur
!teS" tne waters of x)h 'feaiu
tersif Jt.i 1 0 sfeatn be-
teeUjis aijd fbe: Celest&l, C(ty
HjpejJeep. or sbal Jo w accotd'ing
"fe strength of ourYaitb.
- K?Ju.e sermoti" seeUn
.jiC. P. Wiles," D. D.,
2reread jTHJre it'h .a few
ityemcef 'ftnd ay -school
' ccHersV'RftrR A G6odman,
. resiaea.ofloilt- Amoenaemi
rycprSsented the diplomas to
.amelk Stockleather, J
TresjLefJid J"A:Linn 4nd
. " - - Nf af tha Peeler; and Mittie
bpectal Selectioiis were rqef
ed during the exercises ' hy the
choir. The church was well
filled with people and good at
tention was given throughout
Changine S8asous Brine Colds.
"Stuffed-up head, ' clogggcLup
nose, tight chest, sore throat are
sure signs of cold, and Dr. King's
New Discovery is sure relief. A
dose of this combination of anti
septic balsams soothes the irriat
ed membrane clears the head
loosens the phlegm, you breathe
easier and realize your cold is
broken up Treat a cold persist
ently; half way measures leave
a lingering cough. Take Dr.
King's New Discovery until your
cold is gone. For 47 years the
favorite remedy for young and
old, At your Druggist, 50 cents.
Weather Forecast for November, 1916.
From 2 to 9, cool rain and
From 9, to 17, changeable and
cool with threat nincr si owers
From 17 to 25, fair with threat -nings
to rain all along, and snow
From 25 to Dec. 1, cold rains
with snow slightly, but heavy
This month, after the 15th,
will show up some cold, rough
and windy along.
R-3, Box 167; Salisbury, N. C.
Pine-Tar Relieves A Cold.
Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey con
tains all the soothing elements of
the pine forest It heals the ir
ritated membrane, and by its
antiseptic properties loosens the
L phlegm, you breathe easier and
what promised to be a severe cold
has been broken up. For that
stuTel-up feeling, tight chest or
sre throat take a dose of T'r
Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey ?nd pre
vent a wearing, hacking- couh
dragging through the winter.
At your Druggist 25 cents
"On this closing day of the
campaign," said Chairman Wil
cox, "1 confidently 'State that the
hattie has been won for Hughes
and Fairbanks and that they will
be elected by a majority of not
in the electoral
Ifl The Democratic Consrssman Safe.
Raleigh, Nov. 7: That North
Uarolma will have solid Demo
cratic Representation in Con
gress was announced by Dem
ocratic State. Chairman Warren
at iu o clocK tonight when the
news came from Fayetteville
that Weaver defeated Britt, Re
publican, by 500 majority.
All other Democratic Congress
men ar sifewith numbers in-
creased majorities. Warren is
confident that Bickett's majori
ty f-r Governor will be 40,000,
Ta,K.o givez,.uuu democratic ma-
1,600 with 13
When a cold hangs on as often
happens, or when you have hardly
gotten over one cold before" you
contract another, looSc out for you
are liable to contract some very
serious disease This succession
of colds weakens the system and
lowers the vitalit y so that you are
much more liable to contract
chronic catarrh, pneumonia or
consumption.. Cure your cold
while you cn. Chamberlain's
ough Kemedy ha a fe-reat repu
tation. It is relied upon by thou-s-inds
of people and never disap
p .Ms them. Try it. It only
cots a quarter Obtain able every --vheie
5fSn!y County Gies Democratic by 200.
. Albemarle, Nov. 7 With
J poetically complete returns
rromuhe entire county", it is
safe lo state thaj Stanly
County liHP frwne Democratic
hy at leat'Tiaj ,rity.- All
c u ifty officer dir the. Demo
crat ic . ickejL elected Vote
wa? !iea vieJH) &sl ev
er cat iu die counti..,--Uh
practally nQcyitbrn and
Demffcratia gaiHin nearly
every prelifVe'a tgtitef e&te
was'xaKen:ana a nara i uRht
ton's majority o rerWllliamr
for Congress approximately
Sufferer of Indigestion Relieved.
''Before 'taking Chamberlain's
Tablets my husband suffered for
several years from indigestion,
causing him to have pains in the
stomach and distress after eating.
Chamberlain's Tablets relieved
him of these-spells right away,"
writes Mrs. Thomas Casey, Gen
eva, Ni Y. Obtainable every
Iredell County Has Dem Majority of 1,0Cu.
Statesville Nov 7. The
Dcmocra's making g r e t
gains over previous el o is,
carried Iredell County 51th a
majority ronging from 800 to
1.300. Donghton crrried the
county from Williams vnth a
majority of 1,300.
Trde;l came out for Bickelt
for Governor with a. majority
of about 1.250 Wilson shows
about 1.250 imj rity. ArnOiJg.
the county oifienrs,. Alj&anv
der. for sheriff, was the hardi
est fought by the Repivplv
cancomingout with 1 800 ma
jority. Voting iu the county
by both parties was extreme
ly heavy, both side-
a bitter fight.
Austrians Shoved Back.
Vieuna, via. London, Nov.
7. After severe fighting -neaT
Tnluhjps, Transylvagia fiont,
says the commuDication from
general headquarters today,
the Russians pressed back the
Austrian front some kilome
ters. The Mountain, east of
Kicrlibaba in the face of the
massed fire ot the Russian ar
Con. Donghton of gth District Re-eloM
RaleiRh, N o r. 7- State
D-- ij (Jhairman Thorn-.i-
!) Warren, declared at
ui dnight that Coi gregsman
U. L. Donghton, of the Eight
District is re-elected over his
opponent, H. 8. Williams,
Republican, by a majority of
Governor Dunno Early Admitted His Defeat
Chicago, Nov. S.Gover
nor Dunne Democrat, to
night conceded his defeat in
a telVgram of congratulation
to his .Republican opponut,
Franfc O Lowden,
or more of doubt concernlnfyr
operations in the Dobrodja 4-S
gign o Rumania, wnere tnv.Tett
tonid Allies had been nfercning-
almost unrndeded Nortnward
frorn the Black Sea to the Du-?
nude, domes the report thai th
Rumanians have taken the offeu
sive, probably aided by the Rns
sians. and compelled the eneittjf
to retreat at several points,
h On the Translvanian front how ,
ever, the Rumanians in the Jiul
Valley, who for some time had
been holding the upperhand oreif r
tne Austro-Germans, forcing
them to give ground, have nqw
been stopped, the Teutons har-
ing brought up reinforcements.
In the PredealPass region. aftetf
heavy fighting, the Rumanians
also have met with a reverse, Tbt.
ing compelled to retreat aftsr
long and stubborn battles.
All along the, battle iinef ii
France betw'eeh the Somme AnrL
A.ncre Rivers the "Germans are
tenaciously disputing attemps by
the British and French to gahV
furtbef ground. Beajin. 4$J '
that in HundBy 's fight OY$t ft I
front of t2 miles, the French jftnrS l
priias sunerea neavy casuaiUO.
and won noihlng except aIocak
gam jn the St. . Pierr
The.Londonwar. officd - admit
that 1 the .British ero competed
to , give 4;back to the Gertnana
ly won atttift Butt9-d
... . .4' . -m &,r ..". .
day made a f ujche?! dvabi?
Rome reports -that the A2QtrI-
ans are bringing up heavy r.
-inforcernents on tho battle front
north ol Triest. H re the AQB
trians apparently have taken th
offensive, but nowhere hara
they been able to regain any oZ
their lost positions, according fa
Bombardments and small in
fantry attacks continue to fea
ture the fijhting in the Madtdo
London reporis that a British,
submar'r k in the North Sea ofT
Danish notLot ha scored a hit oni
a Ger-.ian bat. If -hip of tha
dread iau.;ht cla ;s The amount
damigt. dene t r.n-3 battleship
is not known by the BrittiaB.
Rheuniam Follows ixnm.
In the rain all day is generally
follow ?u by painful twinges of
rheumatism or neuralgia. Sloan's
Liniment will gi.e you quick
relief and prevent the twinge'
from becoming torture. It quick
ly penetrates .viihout rubbing1,
and soothes the sore and aching',
joints. For sore, stiff, exhausted
muscles that ache and throb from
overwork. Sloan's Liniment af
fords quick relief. Bruises,
sprairs, strains a:;d other minof .
injuries to children are quickly '
soothed by Sloan's Liniment '
Get a bottle today at your DrttjH
gists. 25 cents. '
Fall Fnm BuOdins Fata! To Young Dai
MooresvilJe, 'ov. 7. Jim
mie Lte Pcston. he 16-year
old sou of plr ad Mrs James
R. Post-on of tii is place, fell
from a stee' oa'.'ding at Baden A.
yestrrday and was instantly
killed. Jbroru ail renorts it m A
pretume ltcat ..he young mantrr;
was. chitting I ia posittoliiontl.
the ouiidtr.7 here he wast-'
ed tiia footiag and fell.
Tfcs dtc -a d is survivect:
by his p:r3nK two sistenl;
and ihree brothers. Funeral
services were conducted life
r,u5 ivisiuoaiBi oaurca :xnes
. i- m a 1 a 1 i m '
day afteraoou at 3:30 ibhift
pastor, Rev. C S Kirkpatrlck
Young Ponton ws atfex
cellent ycg man and'hls
death is g atiy deplored lOff
hismajiy fxieuds, '4 rr-