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THE WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS
LCMi II8K WASHINGTON", N. C\, MONDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMUKU 11, 1U16. NI MI KU 100
IS NAN OF
?NTIHE NATION IS ENTHUSIAS
TIC OVER CHANGED OIT- j
LOOK WHICH HE H %8
MORE VIGORRCbS IN WAR ,
(By United Press)
LONDON. ? The re-organizlng
force^of Lloyd George's magic touch
is electrifying the nation. Wh.le the
aetr war director has been/forSfed^jo
take to his bed on accouilt of a ser- 1
^ouV-attaqk of chl 11b, London is in a i
fever of cbthusiasm. V for changes.]
which have w?en seemingly Impossi- 1
ble with the ha*4-?U?il British con
?nrvatlem, havo been mad" and pre- j
iiaa been tHsfarded*-*? -?
The more that England's limited
war council idea la gaining support,
the more Lloyd G?>orge Is being re
garded as England's man of the hour,
?ngland is not wanting time In pes
simistic reflections over the Ruman
ian and Qrek situation, but the entire
ttatlon Is setting Its Jaws, more firm
ly demanding immediate action. Eng
land. according to high officials, will
get Info the war with new enthu- j
?lasm and new effectiveness.
8-HR. LAW 10
BE TESTED ON
(By United Press)
? WASHINGTON. ? The Supreme
Court will hear argument* mi
the Adajn?on LlgliUIfutir law
teat ca*o on January H. The
law will become effective on Jan
Visiting Relatives lTnre.
Mrs. Claud In Hill" and son, of Rlv
?rview, are In the city on a visit to
r?!aUvog and friends.
? at ?
"The Secret of the SobnuyW
Two Reel Serltl Feature
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WE TAKE ALL AND
GIVE BUI UTILE
Comptroller William* Draws (Ym
pariaon Hetwecn War Trade and
Our Gifts to Europe.
(By United Presa)
NORFOLK. VA. ? Tbla nation must
be ready after the war to stand both
as Samson and the Good Samaritan
In relationship to the world, Comp
troller of Currency Williams today
told the Southern Commercial Con
grew, In session here. Ho at^ed
that "wo must be strong but mag
Mr. W :111a ma also drew a compar
ison between the fattened purees of
this nation as the result of the war
trade and tho country's ?ontrlbu
tlona to Buffering Europe. "Our
gifts." he said, "are one-twentieth
of one per cent of the pro Ut wo ,
Explain* Ulch Price**.
Tho ; buormal growth of tho urban
papulation, especially through mi
grations from the rural districts city-,
ward. la ono of tho "most fruitful
caiiHos" of the high coat of living,
according to Congressman Joseph
Ransdell, who addressed the Con
gress thiB afternoon.
He' said that the niieratlos of many ij
farmers to Canada also has caused
tho soaring of high priceE. , Thirty
years ago. 70 per rent of tKe people
In^ the United States lived in the. ru
ral sections. Tod.'y, there are only
53 per cent. I
"It la an interesting fact," he con- j
tlnued, "that the South is the mighty
balance wheel of the nation at the
present time. If it were not for tho
South, with 77 per cent of the people
living In -the country, prices might
be even higher. In tho fertile South,
with large numbers of food produc
ers. Ilea the nation's strongest hope
for solving tho high cost of living."
Tho speaker also urged that the
Wobh bill be paBsed, which would
lawfully permit tho formation of a
combination of American exporters
for forelpn trade, made by assistant
secretary of the treasury. Mr. Peters.
MRS. D. T. PERRY DIED
.V.Uilrii Ihiith Causal Many Rumors |
7 < liv Circulated About tii?*
The sudden death yesterday morn
ing of Mrs. I). T. Perry, who live* on
Eighth street, caused a number of
unsavory rumors to be circulated
about tho streets today.
It was generally reported that Mrs
Perry had taken carbolic acid ond
that death was due to this fact. This
report, however, has been dented
from authoritative sources. Mrs.
Perry, it appears, has been suffering
from indigestion for somo time. Her
death, It Is claimed by her hupband
and immediate relatives, was duo to
an acute attack of Indigestion.
In Visiting Miss I?(hsm.
Miss Hilda Chesson, of Roper, la In I
the city as the guest of If Isa Lila j
Here from New York.
Captain J. M. Wallace, of New
York City, arrived' In the city yes
terday and la visiting at the home or
Mr. and lfra. A. B. Fslfprd.
Visiting Mrs. Arthur.
Wra. HuM-lf. ol Norfolk, U I. th?|
etf T ?? th? *o?irt or Urn.' J. A. A^ |
thnr 6a West Second street
(By U ai ted Press)
DUUIIAM. N C. ? R. R. Jones,
white, 23 yearn old, la being held In
11. ?? o jail, charged with
attempting criminal assault upon a
1 2 -year -old girl in that city Satur
day. Ho is believed by the police
to bo the same man who last Tues
day assaulted the 13-year-o-ld daugh
ter of John Beeker, of this city.
Jones left the local hotel myster
iously early Wednesday morning,
following the crime. Miss Beeker
Iijr gone to Greensboro to identify
him. Feeling here is intense.
PETROORAD. ? By vigorous roun
ter attacks, thu Rumanians have won
back th>? positions whleh th-y |
along the high road from Polessto to
>* ' f ? ' I . according 1<j otiu'ial t>lali?
ipents. ^ _
(.??rmaux Capture Bridge llmui.
SOPrA*. ? The caputre of the w? s*. j
bridge head at Cernavoda wxt, o2D?*- 1
tally announced today.
10,125 BALES ClfiNED
iN COJNTY TO DEC. I
Cotton reports for Beaufort coun
ty show that th"re were lu.125 b;il?H
of cotton, counting round as h:tl *
bales, ginned in the county from the
crop of 191$ prior to December 1, ?
as compared with 1,211 bales ginned!
to Dtceuiber 1, 1915.
Visit i n/z Mrs. Fnlfnnl.
Misses Mirtha and Bertha Hawk.
?f New B>*ra. were In the city yester
dr.y as the guests of Mrs. A. S. Ful
*nrd at her home on West Second
NATION-WIDE BOYCOTT '
18 THE ONLY REMEDY
FO THE HIGH PRICES;
WASHINGTON. ? The Department!
of Justice practically admitted Its'
holpleB*n*ns In reducing the cost of
living by legal process and appealed
to the people of the United States to
join In a nation-wide boycott against
Federal District Attorney Ander
son, chief food price Investigator for
the government. In a statement to
day declared that ff the poople of
the country will eO-opeTate In boy
cotting the food which the specula
tors have run up to peak prices, thw'
back of tho high cost of living will I
break Within a week, and prices Will
come tumbling to normal. The meas
ure advocated by Mr.
atitutes probably tfca hughest boycott
d eel art ton la the history of the
Declarat'on of the nation-wide. boy
cott by tho government cbi?*f Invrs- 1
Itlgator will not halt proceeding? I
against speculators. however. Attor- 1
noy Oeneral Gregory torlay gavo Mr. j
Anderson fro? rein In ordering grnnd !
Jury investigations, and Mr. Ander-j
son announced that be will call suc$ '
Inquiries by the middle of th*? woe^j
In New York, Chicago and Detroit.
! Mr. Anderson said today that the.
people should not expect too much
to be done in ttfe way of apprehend
ing speculator*. Ho declared that
the laws under which proceedings
can be Instituted are inadequate and
Strongly Intimated that chief reliance
tpy ;*lfef froip tfce present food
price sltantlon must come from car
rying out of the boycott for which
r chants Advertise
ThgUtily News appear* this afternoon in rather erilarp<?d f--nn.
Ic of forty pages and onlains the advertisements of the
liants in Washington. ll hj tilled with excellent Christ
The edition is tho larpe.st ever issued in this part of the Si ate. It
took over a week t o print it. There are scares of special advertise
ments in it, many of them bein? full rage ads.
This <diii"t? is being given a wider circulation than the regular
edition ??f the paper. It will reach practically every Louie in Beau
fort count v. '
| T ollowi:.*: la a Hat of the adver- ]
tlBcrs In today's issue:
Bower* Bros. Co.
Su3klt: A; Horry.
It. S. Sllverlhora.
Peerac. -Watson lidwe. Co.
Beaufort County Hldg. Loan Astm.
Hank of Washington.
j J. S. Campbell.
Cherry Furniture Co.
McKeel-Richardaon Hdwo. Co.
Crystal Ice Co.
R. H. Hudson.
Spenc? r Bro?.
11. L. Stewart,
Ideal Pr? ssirig Club.
The J.effersou Co.
J. F. Bucknjan & Son.
Pamlico Chemical Co.
Washington Electric Pljuit.
E. K. Willi*.
Lewis Dry Gojda Co.
H. T. t?tl)anf.
Worthy a- F.:h?rldge.
Harris Hdwe, Co.
J F. Ailams.
sS.iv.npa & Tr'jst Co.
\Vaa!.ini;tun-Beaufort I?\a<l Co.
Home Hid?. & Loan Assn.
1. H. Morris.
Virginia Carolina Chemical Co.
F. A. WriRht.
J K. Hoyt.
J I'fferson Standard IJf?j In*. Cu.
W. M. B.-II.
Oo. Haekney, J-.
Morh Planing Mill.
Maxell Supply Co.
South< rn Furniture Co.
Greek Tt< staurant.
Calais Clothing Co.
Wa-shinirt'in TtScl^r. & l>?an Amu.
Walter Crcdle & Co .
], E. Win*lo\r.
F. G. Paul A firo.
C. L. Carrovr.
ffiC C0NSTANTII1E ISSUES
DECREE OF MOBIIIZATION
BERLIN.? Latest advices reaching
here from Salonlkl say that King
I Constant! ne of Greece has Issued a
decree of mobilization.
A correspondent at Saloniki says
this indicates his alignment with the
Teutonic powers and will no doubt
render Impossible any amiable set
tlement of the situation in Greece
cxct |it ua ?h" basis of romplete capi
tulation of the royalist forces.
Ccjii>': vative estimates by Vtfnl
zelos staff officer* place th?> maximum
number of troops available for tim
lunK'x urir.y at 75.0m0. The royalist
army in said to have supplies ami
ammunition available fur a two,
month's campaign. The.se shuuM!
easily pr<>\^ snflicli-nt f'"r the driv?<
Entente correspondent? atnfn
pointed out that this movo may en
danger the sucecsft of the entire op
erations in tho Balkans. Tb *y urged
imoiCdiat:- aiiud action. Tins hax al
ready resulted in rigid measures be
|-!i . > wk--n to proton the rear of t li ??
allied armle3 operating la and around
Withla a few days, according to;
London, many thousands of troops ';
will !>?-? avaiiuole for uh? against K;iig|
Constantine. A strict blockade Is *?->- |
ing maintained, and no ve.wl Is a! 1
lowed to enter or l^av* a ay port Jr.
I Uoysliat n-'w^^pfra In |
eay correspondents, are publishing
Kloij?-H oj I ;?o um'..iuq -.i.tory m Uu-f
mania. They predict a German of-|
fnnsivo through Monastlr and a Ger- !
man Invasion of Kussla through Bea
10 DELIVER LECTURES j
AT CHRISTAIN CHURCH;
I>r. W. 8. Martin, Bible Instructor
at tha Atlantic Chrlatian college,
Wilson, N. C., arrlted In the city to
day and will deliver a series of Iocs
tures at the Christian church.
The first of these lectures will be
delivered tonight, the subjoct being.
"The profits and pleasure of Bible
study." Dr. Martin is a most Inter
esting speaker and the public Is cor
jdlally Invited to hear him. '
STROXCi XOTK Is sKN'T. DFMA XIX
INCJ THAI li-'/t'KAlM1. i?F
Glll-II K INHtlH UK
UFTKD A I (INCK.
PEOPLE ARE iND.GNANT
( II jr Unit.*.! Prtv/i
ATHKNS. ? Kiik^. Ci .;i*tnntlne'?
haa * t pro
;? -t to t\.- ai'n-.i ]...v nt ladiLf
tiie : ' xV..? allied
tiloi ku-'le. Till' pr?t ?' 'A . :< nt thU
:;u>nuri4. 1: id in li. nuturt* of u
ultiuiaturi and u i.j :*? ;? : t.iat It
fc.ati- at luvt: i .l r--l ;? uU-*a
th?"- alliL'8 immediately !::t t!. ? ijlock
The people have b-a-n ilii.-iorltt?
fnr tills bi-clnn for -a! dr.ys. la
<li?:rtail<>n atv. nst manner 1b
whieh tlin all:*"* li.ivi?
a.on i ?f (Irvrf-' TV - uihsm*
nr?? elamorlne f:>r tin- Kiivfrnnifat t?
exert I1? Independence. A reply la
F"i-]:ntr atrairust rh-- Alii"? t* ex
ceptionally t>i 1 1 ?-r at the
tlm*>. Several *mall outbreaks. im
which casualties have occurred, ar*
reported from several of the *e*.po?<
LLOYD GEORGE !S
REPORTED 10 BE ILL
J#ONI>ON. ? fr-u. .-: I. !?.><! r;.-r,ri?e
! * Htaffi-rinp from a . ? vt ? < |t J'hy
itfr'anii h?ivf o~rt? r<-l !.l:u l?> rentals
Indoor* throu^'nji ? , Hit**
'.linos.1* !;? the r- ? - ;i?<-rhu
mail ??fr ?rty t a re ? n rnrt 1 ' <? rot
er.irn'nt. It :????? J : v .! ? ? 1 be
attr.ek w-Vi y?r- - - i.u?t for
any tf r? at l? nrf'i nf t - .?
LNCREASF PRICE i
DEMURRAGE Of CARS
Owing t" th" aVi-tV-*" t>' f ' Tht
**ars. rallro.vlf* nil ? ? ? r ????* f??u:?try
have IncrracfMl t' ?? rat'* on *1 * i.mr
r; iro, In order ? ?. i?i.\ r. \ir? r? cular
T, Harrey M.r^rn, ln'-nl acnt for
the Norfolk Si/itheia, today rt rclrKl
the following prbed'jlo after the flrrt
For the flrnt day. |1
For the nt-cond day. 12
For the third day.
For the fourth day. IS
Each aucceedlng ?lay. 16
With thl* *cele of prlcr* In effect.
It will be neeeaaary for mnrrhantf
and other* to unload thHr car* aa
noon an they arrlre In erd*?r to avoid
the payment ef thin acal* of dpmur
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